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INTER MOUNTAIN'S DAILY REVIEW OF SPORTING NEWS, LOCAL AND NATIONAL
LIKE tHE MAN WHO
BROKE THAT BANK
YOUNG CORBETT IS SAID TO BE EX
CEEDINGLY LUCKY AT THAT
GAME OF FARO.
IY Aa or"IAt1 I' PHi 9 .
Hot Springs. Atk.. Jan. ,6.-Young
Corbett received about $l,oon as his share
of the receipts of the Iice-Corlett h oit
here. This was hIncld him promptly after
the fight and he rlpaired to his room at
the Arlington with several friends and
the wine was ordered.
The next morning he walked across thli
street to the Southern club and foir solme
time tried his luck at faro. lie lost and
quit several hundred loser. After a sleep
he tried it again laiter in the day and
only a few minutes before the train left
fortune favored himn aftr he had lost
every cent of his money and blorrowed
freely fromi a frild.
In lea than onle deal lie won $.,.no..
and. cashinig it, entered a Carriage with
Harry Tuthill ;an drove raptidly to the
Iron Mnuntain train, which lhe caught
just in time.
lie is conceidil toi he one oif the fast'st
bank pilayet rs thit v-sr dripped in ihere,
and a lucky streak maikes hn decidedlly
dangerous. lie went broke soin after
landing here and hi.i beni waiting for
his go with kice to get him out of town.
lIe not only piys a very sciientoiic gamen
of farn. lot i as : .ttni ingily rapli and sys
temnatic in ll.. in hit lets. I lie hest
dealers il the c oiltry w.ik herre anli they
all agree . th.. lie is one of those
nervy, rild ,l 1l,iztr t,;t i.iy rllunl ; shot
Ftritng l, t l, t, :ulal of ,ilanrs in ore
deal. .\Il , .,Ints is the liml it.
HARLOW AND SMITH
ARE ON THE COAST
Piurt4.~.*'*t, Ir.. Ian. .a. I 12 llrw id
N'igIneul 1..E >io.1 j-r the 1..rtl:bo1
coast trami irnr ,n time Mllllrplr 1 tram in
the L..t*'n Irag.ir urrnit.! i I'..rtl.-:d
yesterd~ay pri ~i. rt 1y t., *2444' to S44
Jose oin .~Iarih 1*. ltt~ prat tc.
Harlohia oil ;11'j1'r I1* 12*:11 tl* t .1at,
vtorkinig :,lt*'rna: t o itth \ iruiiix .I'
catchter. andi 2,,i~tli o I1I ts ri! is-it. l'.:gle
p~ostaul .utid the tltth lii iht \ 1}n( i '..1,
aulready securdl.
MAYBE THE NON COMPOS
MENTIS ARE NOT IN IT
Take Three Out of Five Games From the
Montanas-Games Played Are Be
low the Average.
The peotprneI gianies between the Mon
t111nas *and the Non Campos Mentis were
;ilaycd off last night at the Thornton
allreys and the Non Comps.n I Meh tis th-an
took three of the five playedl.
lrcnmliah made the high score of :r.
iand also the high average lf 173 -5. 'rhc
ga*lmL Wash nit as5 good as the averaige onIC
p1laycd in the winter Italeee syric'. Ii.!
lowitIg are the scores:
Non Ceinij iii. Me ntis
(..eynowetl* . it 1 ss5 I .8 15i 14R-- R~i9
Sternfeis... . tG1.t 142 172 3t tt-- 7.4
Mlcltytre'. . . .9 1iJ*.3t tO8 147 31)5-- 1'=5
*1itotl...5._8 44*8* 5*1* 5iiJ 45* ..4*6
M uintaitlt -
(heynowtth. i, 1 .(4.5 * 18 157 * 48- P3")
Atkins.. .. . .14i 1441 I(5 10$H 144--- ;73
Fish er..... * 1541 3.j 3 ulii ,.i. 4*i5
Sheehaln.....*... i -ii.. , I79 1*4 -- * 4J
Ttlt , ii. . 5.,* -4)6 51,4.1 55-..4.4')
Non Cuoijix, Nictis. - M*.liit:.ina.
A. 1210<., :Averi*t.2
Tru-*ihadtl* ... I 71 -. 5 , ' *iiiwe-lh . *117 4-5
McehIntyre... - *05-1, .\lliiuis...... 154 -5
Sterniuclu. .. 14 0 4-5 1.1,11cr ...... l 51..3*
2SIlucll;a*.*. 714( 0
YALE AND COLUMBIA LIVELY
N .o- : .rk I.,t. .2'-.1 t4.st2.44 rl-.t'* II .41
t*,.ti. II'n 1 : 4"4: 1 1 44 * li' ' iii ;1r-s lii'o**4
of tiltIi 1* 1 h'1,14241 roIl: ui.2s neat ali..
l'I h ridlr21r4.4 .o4**144ii*4. o* hit lovu lii
54.442* t2,. 42.1 :. r1. 111i2222 -.* tint~l-44 t is 1't
52trilyi i- Ilu*t IO lt (iii :t .124t? * 111
FUND FOR JOCKEY M'C&ULEY
E. B. Turner, Well-Known Horseman and Trainer, Gives
Nucleus of Appropriation to Send Poor Fellow to Some
Place Where He May Receive Proper Attention.
In S.aturday's edition of the Inter
hMountaini tile sl)poting editor had an article
which told as nearly as possible of the
pitiable condition of "Jockey" McCauley,
who liat made a dople fiend by doctors
who sought to relieve the little fellow's
mpain,. and who now lie, in a tilthy hovel
down in lleasanit alley.
Thfl article in question app,eared en page
a ;nld not oil the sporting page. It was
read by many who expressed sympathy for
th te liltl sutlcerer who cannllllot llove from a
rectIm.Jl nlt Iposition y reason of injuries
rectism d 1Ion the track, but explrcssiuti of
s)mpathy are about all he got.
HBtte hals one sportsmlan with a big
hart. lie is E.IL B. Turner, the we.r,.
known horsemallin and trainer of colts. lie
read the article concerning the little ex
jockey'sl conditionl, and at once made a
doation of $10o. Mr. Turner sent the fol
)lessig note with the money:
"Spotintg Editor, Inter Mountain: I
called Saturday evening in response to
your article regarding the condition of
Jlockey' .McCauley, and left $Io at your
,lltce to Ibe applied for his benefit. I would
sigg,'st that you use it by getting hitm
tnie w earing apparel or some sort of
miedical attention. Perhaps it would help
toJwardsrl sening him to some hospital.
"I think if you would call the attention
of horsemen to his condition through your
sporting columns that they would all
donate something toward relieving himt of
Iis present frightful suffering."
Now, who will follow for. Turner's
splendid exasnple of generosity and give
something to help this miserable sufferer,
whose condition is a shame and disgrace
to a community calling itself civilized?
Mr. Turner heads the list with $to.
m ne Inter Mountain will publish a list
daily of those donating something for the
Jok.e)'s release. You don't have to give
Io Just because Mr. Turner did, but five
weoordlng to your aeans. A al-cent plece
SPORTING GOSSIP OF THE DAY
The latest in the pugilistic world is that
Tommy Ryan may meet Ilob litisimmons.
Myl what a jar that gives usl
Just imagine anybody being able to drag
wiley Tommy Hyan through the ropes
when "Red Roblert" sits in a corner of that
ring. Somebody must have had a pipe
dream.
But iio: the Associated l'ress dispatch
tells us that Jack Ilerlnn, manager of the
Fort EIrie club, has wired Tommy at his
home in Kansas City, asking him if he
woubl fight Fitz if the club gmarantecd a
$S-'5.o, purse. Ryan telegrltaphed hack
that he woutdd agree to meet the ('ornish
mtan on the oniditii n that the latter mtade
the middileweight limit.
It is not surprising that yanti suhouldl
have had wiriedl as ice did, bult the funny
part is that the maiinager of iany athletic
club should be iwilling to pay for mtessags
whenlit he knows better than ailybody else
that they are tueless.
l4yan alw,.ys was a good adiivrtiser. lhe
klinws ias well tal does Kid ~eI( oy how to
keip limself It, fore the ulblic. ie can
go longer with~it fighting andi at the same
time be talks d about more than any man
at the ighting httsiness.
Iii the fir t l i yle I itr niolll is niilii not
rCliduce to the middless.ighlt of iS pounds
without holpping otl one of his wirey legs.
Ryani kniows this. liI the second place the
man never lived who could weigh in with
i'Fitsitullnwls and withstand .his terrilic
pItchcs. .lack Iempli psey, who is rated iy
Ilmany as the greatest mluiddleweiglht fighter
that ever li.ed, iwas beaten to a jelly hy
the redl toppeld lighter iiiand onlly maniai-gedl
to stay I4 rlilill becauhse lihe didi't kinow
when he was dlefeated.
1t itiat tiic lhits weighliild le than i35
poundl . Itut the print is this: Fitz has
iiand li)ay's did have tihe chet, armt andl
sh ulhehrs of a joo pounld man. (Owing to
the sleiiier formation of his les, how
ever. he wasi aile to weigh in witlh IMeC
whi, were, aI a ilattar of fhlt, two si/.ts
ntaller.
Jack liempsey had anill lones. He was
; trim-l b ilt. tast filghter. Fitl towered
alive him withl his great frame, and yet
weighil ILot little more than l)Dempsey. It
i* .idl that thel' "'nparcil" took one look
at Iitsimllauish lbijvre ie went into the
l.;lttl, ;land th Iei quietll y rei .arkedl to one of
his a cnd : "\Wel'l. they have at last
l'aLidu l the mail who can mIll ter IIt.* in the
Since tho.se ollh days Fit,-inmoies has
bro;cadened olt. lt' ;a cilnch lie docsl't
weigh far from i0s pnllds with his strcet
chithcs on minus his overcoat.
Now,. w ,here wonl ll iont l an hlie if
lFitt hot ,lut that mighty left and caught
the Syr.tuse( lad fuill ini the stomach, or
whllilld over his right to the jaw
Fitiz wouldl look like a giant in the ringl
with Ryani. TIlte ;ltter canl make .15 potund.,
which is lno heavier than os11 e La t'lotise.
True. Hlyan catl give all the other fighters
within t,o pounds of his weight, cards and
' aades at the boxing game, but with 1'itz
lie w uld lit: no tietter than Jack |lDempsey.
I lie writer has always maintaitned that
Ryan is head anll shouldhers above sulch
men ias Root, (iardner. Larter or ()'lrien,
although anl of that bttnch outweigh himll.
Indeed TloiUniy in the 'leverest figllhter of
the lastt iidecade ules, Young (;ritfo or
Kid Mlct coy can Ie classed ahbse him ill
cienice.
Si thte t' 1i1 atie.
ii ci'turse To.IIy klnows that Fitz is a
ihe.vy w igt ail an s Iisuch outclasses hiit.
Ihut he wires the club atll acieptance just
it keep his Illnme ill print.
\\hat we don't tlderstand about oulr
frintld. "'olIiy. is where the advantage
friim a Iimieiy standplloint comtes int in piur
suing his , new.l)spaper style of lightintg.
\Why nut go, in and, light like O'Blrien?
't'mmy knollw he canl Ik them all and
) Ile t il ihold i olf and scnirs ahouit tiice
.eery six monlltlts. Ile ciillld imake ten
times mire by whlippling a few of these
light hea.sywarights than by telling how
hel could doll it.
Stay in youtlr Oii wnitl.,s. 'lllTommyt', or .Onu
might co(le to grief. If you will follow a
gentle piec.e f nadvice youl will keep in
tel.gr:,ahing diastanbce of Fitzsimmnns anld
not inl strikinig dlistalnce; slhould you ever
faie hi:ll iin the ring you mlight as well
haet the lundlertakcr ready anid teach your
s coiids the little snug, "I'lease (;o Away
ad I.et \le leelp," hefore donning your
ighlting t ,ug.
In an;tiher place n tlhis page appears
the itatinll regarding Jockey MlcCa';uley
antld thec \ilho are trying to help him.
Anyl donationis will IC put to the best
or a dime would be acceptable and would
help.
As a rule sport.tmnen are the most liberal
of all classes. \Will Butte sports allow a
utlan, once the nmost popular jockey on the
Western turf, to die for lack of nourish
Ilent and attention ? Will others who are
enaritably inclined Just say they are sorry
when a human being is sutlering a living
death in a place not tit for a toad or I at
to disell ilt
Here are the facts: "Jockey" McCauley
was once a splendid jockey. lie often
rode on the Blutte track. Eight years ago
he was terribly injured while riding a
vicious horse in a hurdle race in Ana
conda: his spine was fractured and the
doctors thought lhe would die. To relieve
his awful sulicring they gave him cocaine.
He acquired the taste and is now a men
ber of the ulnfortunate class comlonly
called "dope fiends." lie lies oil a filthy
cot in a Pl'lasant alley hovel, unable to
move. Ilis only colpanlliOns are dope
fiends, his only food--offal front the ash
barrels.
Ills back and legs are covered with bed
sores. Some of thelt run pus, hut he is
never attended. lie is dirtier than a hog
in a wallow and lie cries all day for help,
but there is no one to listen.
If $zoo can be raised McCauley will be
removed from his quarters in the reeking
hovel and will be treated by a pIhysician.
He has not long to live, but lie is human
and the little time left to him on earth
should be spent in comfort.
His system requires a certain Iamllountl
of the drug which has brought so many
to the lowest depths, and if cared for int
the future he will be given what he tieedi
by someone In authority,
If enough money can he raimed to re
lieve McCauley for the prestt and to have
his awful sores treated, an effort will he
made to have the county take cars of him,
possible use and the little fellow's suffer
tng will be relieved.
Small boys can make good bowlers. This
was demonstrated the other night at the
Pfister alleys when Herbert Tighe iAn
John lHawkins did somle work. In the
same game Hawkins made a score of at
and Tighe aoo. 'This is splendid work.
The boys are each is years old and play
like old-timers. If they can beat the aoo
mark now, what will they be able to do
at ao?
The ma:itch game betwen M|udro and Mc
lMillan will take puace on the PIfister alleys
'Tuesday night, and the Thornton Wednesa
day night of this week, five games on each
alley. The one getting the greatLt num
her of pins wins the match and purse.
The gamies are to lie governedl by the
American bowling congress rules.
Pi;tzsinimonis was not bitten by a pet
mnoinkey as the dispatches would have ha4
is believe. The great fighter is now ini
Illver and the following little item fromu
the I)enver Post tells the truth:
"'I he story sent throughout the country
;lnd publlished in the t'incinnati I:nqtuirer
alrd other papers that Fitzsimmons was
b)ttni by a pet nmonkey is iin keeping with
the stories sentt from Ilutte that Munroe
knocked Jeff downi. They are absolute
lies, andi it's doulbtiul if my friend I.atn
hertson would have publlished the rot in
the EIhnquire'r bhad he kinlt n the truth of
the matter.
"'A friend of Fitz's gave him a monkey at
i)l8den. It is the greatest kind of a pet,
miid is now in a Fifteenth street bird
store. lie would not bite a child. But
putting that all aside it is the absolute
falsehood of the tlhing that calls atten
tion to it. It would ble worth while to
linid out who is sending these fake stories
to reputabile papers anid cutsitig. them to
publlish the samute."
My. lint the way some of the l':astern as
wcll as \.'cternt papers are handing it to
Jack .1Iunroe is a caution. 'l he ositonl pa
pers don't think Imuch of hlu. Some of
lithe Nw a urk papers thnik hli "lllay de
cllop" while ithlcis say the fountldation isl't
there.
Ahoiut tilhe best "one n Jack written in
mtiie tlune a Ipptiared ln tihe' sport page of
the I)'isver I'ist itdl here it is:
ISS. L IN. .\t .MIAN l it i.l.l.'INS
1ilII.h11. HII)lNt;i ON Til1 ('AI1S.
. N.ovihtte in Maniy ('ha;,ters tBy Jack
.linr.. Autthor o
-Nn Is't," .Never Ilatnpeed." "The Fatal
HARRY CLIFFORD IS
FLAT ON HIS BACK
IHlarry (liffcrd ie in hard luck. "he
great aerial hiicyclist, generally conceded
to be the greatest trick bicycle rider in the
world, lies dangerously ill in the Alber
marie block with pneumonia.
A strange fatality seems to have fol
lowed Clifford during the past few years.
·ICI
HARRY CLIFFORD.
....... . . .. ...... . . .
Sonme hoodoo is on his trail and he seems
unable to shake off the disagreeable
shadow. At the time of the Pullman house
fire in Butte, when two were sulfocated,
Clifford, in company with a companion
named Romaine, were doing their gro
tesque "Rube" act on the streets.
When the fire broke out Clifford rushed
into the house to try and save the lives
of some of the imperiled tenants. He did'
TOMMY RYAN MAY
TAKE ON BOB FITL_
SAYS HE IS WILLING, IF RED ROB*
ERT CAN GET DOWN TO THE
MIDDLEWEIGHT LIMIT.
bY ASSO('IAI EDl Pr .S,.
Kansas City, .lo., Jan. z6.---A 'imes
special from Hlot Springs, Ark., says:
Tuommy Ryan, the champion middleweight,
who arrived here yesterday, received a
telcglamt from Jack Hiermann, manager of
the Fort Erie Athletic club, asking him if
he would fight Fitzsitunns there for a
purse of $.5,ooo.
Ryan replied that he would if IJtzsim.
mons wo44 Il W the middleweight
iltnit , *
Punch," "l'm a Real Devil," "See the Curl
('ptin My Forehead " "Tl'oothless Tom, or
Ititing Buttonholes in Overalls," etc.
BULLE''IN I.
From Butte, Mont.; "1 am in no hurry
to meet Jeff again."
BULITIIN II.
From lelena, Mont.: "Some day I may
take another chance with Jell."
BUI.ETIN Ill.
Irom Miles City. Mont.: "Some day I
lay take another chance with Jetl."
BULE'I'IN IV.
From Fargo, N. i).: "I mixed matters
awih Jeft in the last round."
BUI..LI IN V.
Fronm St Paul, Minn.: "I think with a
IlIih training I could duplicate my Butte
lIu r to i r ll ince."
HII.I.I.'TIN VI.
( Issued by Clark Ball.)
".Monroe is now standing on the depot
ihilaitorm surrounded by a large crowd of
ha:ikmllen who want to drive hint to some
hotel. Il'verybody is paying much atten
tion to fhim. '.ven the waiter in the din
e ea:lr has told him it was the last call
for breakfast. Jack. however. is standing
,, front of a full length mirror to see it
!h hair is miussed."
Hf I.I.I'.T I " \ II.
'ron .lilwaunkee. WiV.: "I have some
It,1i, to learn albout boxing, bitt at that I
, .It Jill extend himsell."
H 'I.l.i II N VIII.
IFrom (Chicago, III.: "('lark send for
'.,,,, newspaper nmen; I want to make a
s. rccIh." ( Reporters enter.| "If you fel
I, s lon't believe the story ahottt me
k:,t.kig Jeflries down, ask Llark Ball."
Ihe replorters refuse to believe Hall.)
I h'en I will send for the Associated t'ress
,plrt." (I lien a reporter showed him an
o,,iit of the bout in a tutte paper.) "I
.know that account. It is all wrong. Jell
,rf'l the reporter."
I 'I.I.1.1 I'IN IX.
Iro In l:ilalo, N. 1.: "l.ddie Mcllride
retl.·its to believe mly story, but I knocked
.h'ii down, with it short punch to the ribs.
I can do it again, and will now go to a
l t;nlllasio all ndll have a.ile pictulttres taken
,ith I rantk E:rne. By watchintg me pose
) u call sue whether I am a tighter or n|t.
IltI.I.III\ X.
I:ront New lork: "I ant tired out owitl.
to the long trip. hut will give to the press
a sttaltetec'nlt of how I ldefeated Jellrics inll
tlutte. My secretary will be here shortly."
lIt ".I.L'TI'N XI.
Midltnight on Broa,;dway: "1 had no trou
lhe at ;all il defetating Jett. lIe i slmnply
strccted in saving the life of one of the
rolomers, but almost met death in the at
ttLnpt.
Two years ago Clifford lost his wife by
death and a year ago his child died. Since
then he has received several severe
injuries in the performance of some of his
dangerous tricks. One of the most dan
gerous of these tricks was the riding down
a perpendicular ladder too feet high. The
daring rider suffered serious injuries from
a fall on one occasion and had to abandon
his profession for awhile.
Now illness has seized him and reports
have it he is in a bad way. His room is at
the Albermarle block. Anything his friends
can do for him at this time will be appre
idated.
TACOMA SECURES
BACKSTOP KLING
STAR CATCHER OF THE CHICAGO
NATIONAL TEAM IS TO PLAY IN
THE P. N. L. NEXT YEAR.
BY ASSOCIATED PREs'.
Tacoma, Wash., Jan. a6.-The Ledger
will say today: John Kling, the star back
stop of the Chicago National league team,
has been signed by Manager B. E. McKib
hen, to play the coming season with Ta.
coma in the Pacific Northwest league.
Kling is rated as one of the greatest
young catchers in the baseball business
and both the American and National league
ac ents have been hard after him during
the past winter,
Ilh did practically all of the backstop
work for Chicago last season.
pie for me, and whenever we meet again I
will show the public how easy he is."
BUIl.l'l1 IN XII.
a a. m. on Broadway: "! am going out
West again to meet Jeft and force him to
fight me. He is side-stepping me and re
fuses to folhow me to New York."
BUL.I.T'IN XIII.
3 a. m. Still on Broadway: "I will give
either Jeff or Fits $1,ooo to stand before
me four rounds. I ant tired of following
them around the country and getting no
reply."
Just about this time "Chuck" Conners
drops into the place where Munroe was is
suing "bulletins" and after listening for a
short time, said: "It's a good thing that
bloke has reached the end of his journey.
If he ever travels again he will whip all
the fighters in the world in one night, (iee,
don't traveling affect the brain. (jlad I
stay in New York all the time."
BULLETIN XIV.
There will be no more bulletins. The
lights have gone out.
Butte will have a chance to see the
greatest trotter in the world this coming
summer. 'this will be good news to the
many race goers in this city, especially
since it is rumored we will have no more
race meets here. A dispatch front Toledo,
Ohio, says:
Cresceus, the king of trotters, will never
again go as fast as he did last year.
(George H1. Ketchum, his owner and
driver, made the statement on his arrival
in the city yesterday morning for a short
stay, this being his first visit this season
to the theaters in the circuit of the Valen
title company, %f which he is president.
"The reason that Cresceus will never go
fast again," said Mr. Ketchum, "is be
cause he will never have the opportunity.
It takes time to prepare a horse, and with
the stud duty in the spring I would hate
but a short time to get him ready.
"That is why I will never enter him in
another race. His period in tile stud woultl
call for a htasty preparat.on and it would
weaken him. You know the old horse is c
years of age, and he doesn't get into con.di
tion as fast as these young fellows. So I
announced he would never be entered itl
another race. Tlhere is nothing in the talk
about my horse racing I.ord Derby at
Cleveland next summer.
"I am now arranging a tour of the
Northwest for next sumntmer. I will take
('rescues as far West as P'ortland and
Vancouver, and with that trip finished we
will have visited every quarter of this
country. I had thought of taking the horse
to Europe. but I ant now anxious to go to
tlhe Northwest.
"Ottn ebruary 5 we leave for Ottawa,
where Crescets will go against the world's
ice record. hlte best time made is 2.18Y4,
and we are going to beat that. M1y horse
has never had atly experiellnce in traveling
,,n ice, and with this soft weather I have
had no chance to work him. The regular
rubber-tired sulky will be used inl the ice
contests.
"I wil also drive I)e \egas, a .: t l4
pacer, inl three races there. tresceuls will
also get away on the ice at Mlntreal. \\e
will return Flebruary 25."
(eorge I'Pheasey at 1t :3o Saturday night
went down to the Pfister with three other
gentlemen and rolled a game of ten-plns.
.fr. Pheasey's friends rolled Si. 88 and 67.
Mr. Pheasey made more than all three put
together, having to his credit 243. He got
in just In time to carry away the $5
cash prize given by the Pfister alleys each
week for the high score. McKinley had
237 and it looked like he would save the
s-spot but he didn't. Mr. t'heasey is a
good howler, having bowled over aoo in
perhaps So games last year.
Just prior to his departure for Boulder
aprings with his fighting protege. Aurelio
Herrra, Biddy Bishop was interviewed
at the Butte hotel by the sporting editor
relative to different styles of fighting as
employed by the present-day champtons.
"The one great fault with most fighters
is that they are inclined to fight too much
on the defensive," said he. "In looking
over the top-notchers you can easily see
that a big portion of them are defensive
scrappers, but the boys that like the heavy
going are the ones in demand by club
managers, and, as a matter of course, they
are getting the money. People don't want
to pay big idmission fees to see a couple
of fellows spar, get away and block; they
want to see them fight, and if pugilists ex
pect to draw big houses they must expect
to give the public what they want. Of
course cleverness antd ring generalship
cuts a big lot of ice, and I don't mean to
say that it should be abandoned alto
gether. A fellow can be aggressive and
still employ clever footwork and all-round
ring generalship. Jim Jeffries is a de
fensive fighter, but he will mix at times.
lie prefers the other fellow to carry the
battle to him, and in this style he has been
very successful; but how much more of
an idol he would be if he was as aggres
sive as old John 1.. was. It would have
enriched hint to the extent of several
thousand of dollars more than his present
system has, for people would clamor for
his services. Look at the big money Sul
livan used to draw for little four-round
goes. In his contests with Choynski and
Corbett, Jeffries had to cut out his defen
sive methods and bang away or he would
have lost the decision on points. As it
was, Choynski drew with himi, and Corbett
would have defeated him if he had not got
careless with victory staring hint in the
face and courted-defeat in that twenty
third round,
"Jeffries' defensive methods won him
his two victories over Fitzsimmons; he
would have been defeated sure had he
carried the fight to Fitz. Jim Cobett is a
typical defensive fighter: he seldom mixes,
yet is on top of his adversary all the time
and is continually leading. His long suit
is hit, block, side step and get away, and
in the art of avoiding punishment he has
no equal. Corbett can hit much harder
than most people imagine. Yes, he will
defeat Jeffries sure if they meet again; I
know for a fact that Jim is in good shape
and is anxious for a chance at Jeff. It
is said that Corbett has never had a bloody
nose, which is proof of how cleverly he
has defended himself in battle. Bob Fitz
simmons, Tom Sharkey and Peter Maher
are not so careful and their style is to
wade in and bang away, regardless of the
punishment handed out them. Ruhlin is
not altogether a defensive fighter, yet he
is not an ag"ressive one. Tommy Ryan
adopts slugging or clever methods, to suit
the opponent, although he leans a bit to
the defensive end. "Mysterious" Billy
Smith is an aggressive fighter and has
always been in big demand, even though
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FAST BOWLING IS
OFTEN FAKED UP
MANY ALLEYS NOT ON THE LEVEU
AND SKATES ABOUND WHERE
EVER THE PINS STAND UP.
CORREAPONDeNCI or THE INTER MOUNTAINt.
New York, Jan. *6.-The archdiocesan
bowling tournament has been held for
many years and antedates most of the
existing tournaments. At the national
convention of bowlers held in the West
about two years ago the delegate from the
Archdiocesan Union league (Catholio
Young Men'p societies), moved that an
inspector be appointed to visit the various
alleys and see that the regulations were
complied with, but the motion was voted
down.
The necessity for responsible inspection
is recognised by those interested in clean
sport. The high scores so frequently rolled
nowadays may indicate an improvement in
howling, but the use of pins smaller than
the regulation pins, and the consequent
change in the spots, are the real cause.
Here lies the secret of the so-called fast
alleys, according to a prominent alley
proprietor. Records made on such alleys
are worthless, but they are foisted upon
the public as authentic. One might as
well use a go-yard track to make too-yard
records.
Bowling as a sport can stand consider
able cleansing. A match game for a stake'
was rolled a few days ago on a certain
alley that is fast acquiring a questionable
reputation. Just before the game one of
the contestants, who is an habitue of the
alley, said to the proprietor:
'nIave you got up the ..eavy or the light
pins?"
"The heavy," respondc. the proprietor.
"Put up the light," said the contestant.
This conversation was overheard by a
bystander, but did not reach the ears of
the other contestant. ,he latter, of course
lost the game and his money. 'I he moral
here is plain: Keep your money in your
pocket unless you are certain that "things
are on the level."
Snarks infest the bowling alleys as well
as the deep seas, but they are a meaner
lspecies. Il hey are really eneap "skates"
with a shark s appetite, and any Sandy
Hook fisherman will tell you that a sate
is of no use except to steal bait.
The proprietor of an alley owes it to his
patrons to see that they are not buncoed,
and if he fails to deal honestly with them
it will not be long before his place will be
classed among the "joints" and avoided by
respectable people.
SAY YOUNG CORBETT IS
NOT THE MAN HE WAS
Tim Sullivan Says McGovern Will Whip
the Champion if They Ever Get
Together Again.
Says the Denver Times:
The course which Young Corbett. cham
pion featherweiht of the world, has been
pursuing since he won that title has not
gained him many admirers front a fight
ng standpoint. There is no doubt that
he has been neglecting his athletic work
for his social duties, and there can he but
one result tront following this course.
There is probably not a better judge of
fighters in the country than Senator Tim
Sullivan of New York, and ever since
Corbett won the championship from Mc
Govern he has been boos.tinlg the game
of the Denver lad as hard as he evtr
boosted for anything, and has announced
time and a.ain that Corbett could beat
McGovern at any time at any weight. The
New lork man was in Hlot Sprnigs when
the champion met Austin Race, and he
is now out with the statement that he be
lieves that Terry McGovern can whip
Corb)ett in six rounds.
There must be something to back such
an opinion fromt such a man. The story
sent out of the tight showed that thie
champion was in very poor form and
swung wildly, without any idea of time
or distance, but this was just a duplication
of the work he has been doing in all his
recent fights. He is a long way front bl'ing
itt the condition in which a chamlpion
should keep himself, and unless he takes
a brace he will lose a great many imlore
valuable friends.
A talk from Tim Sullivan such as has
been sent out all over the cotntry will do
more to hurt the Denver boy than any
thing short of an actual defeat in the
ring. Corbett objects to criticism so
strenuously that he a ill undoubtedly
charge the New Yorker t ith knocking,
but the story of tile fight will bear Sulli
van out. Almost every dae there are new
evidences that the chamnpion needs his old
trainer, Johnnie Corbett, badly.
It was believed at one time that John
Corbett was not the righlit kind of a man
to have charge of a fighter like (orbett
because he did not have enoi(ughi infIluence
over him, but compared with the influi
ence which his successors have had, John
Corbett was a czar. It is high time that
the champion was taking a brace on the
level, as he cannot afford to lose admir
ers like Tim Sullivan.
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A. R. Pippitt Is ;ead.
Kansas City, Mo., Jan. a6.-Abneicr R.
Pippitt, night wire chief and electrician
of the Western Union Telegraph com
pany in Kansas (ity, formerly assistant
chief operator of that company in St.
Louis and later superintendent of tele
graph of the Cotton Belt, is dead at his
home in this city.
Tough on the Elephants.
New York, Jan. a6.-It is reported that
a meeting of trunk manufacturers will
be held in this city for the purpose of
forming a cominne.

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