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INTER MOUNTAIN'S REVIEW OF SPORTING-LOCAL AND NATIONAL
lREAT WRITER ON SPORTING TOPICS "Macon" McCormick, Now Very III in East, Had No Peer in His Day. HIS ASSOCIATION WITH THE GREAT SULLIVAN Perhaps Should Be Given the Credit for Bringing Out the Man Who Held the Heavyweight Championship of the World for 12 Years-Fussed With John L. and Then Helped Corbett. The sad nrws c.ots from IItr th 1a hIi that J. It. "MI.ni," M.h l'.rnik, the author, sporting wa H e.r, i aCtr, atlih IC, theatrical Ianag rrr, ,lisiol,.rer a1Ir e'x ploiter of pugilistic clhampiiois, is hope le.sly ill. McCormick hbas been hi fo're the public in one rPcapacity or the other niow for a great manly y;o, lbut up to a t ery few years ago preserved nill ithe outward up pearancet of youth and good health. As a matter ol t:I t. i.1a'con %M.l orniick is now 66 )cars ci, hlii. iing b.nl hborn in Philadelphia Iri t i Sou. ll\\,tr l ,lisrirt oni April , I7. In the 'caily ..i ntili-is M.('oirmickk he -an hits new..pl,.cr iraer r with the ohl Cincinnati Sl;ar.r In for t was mrlcrgdl inlto the Tl'imes Star. Ihi' was first a reporter ancd then city editor of the Star. lhe at tracted Inl' attinhtioin of Johin . M.h l.-4l, wtho has begirt homr.orl by his party with the nominalItionl for governor of ()hlio. it a time when Ii.hl.cal, had cone into the control of thI. niiwstialir I.iliiidi by his On the Enquirer. Jr ttwenty ye'ars .ie, oranik was ac(tively 4 ia agi d I n the I aturlu cr as city editor and as sporting editor. While actively engaged on the Ftlnqluirer Mct'normlick did a ou,l,le stunt during one season. lie was l.eading tan of the like Opera Ilhouse Stock cmpanlly drlling the year James O'Neill as tht l. '.ling juve sfile. It was early in the sei lat,'s that Me Cormick began to take a i.ik'd intlert c in boxing. lie was a oxr himstiIf. In fact, this man of mani y atait!l'ites was an all,round atlhlete, but hi hbulhy was buox ing. It was McCt',rmick s he, arranged the battle between Joh.,ev Iwye, r and Johnny Keatir- for the fiathcr.uantlit champlion ship. These tio ladJ f.unght with bare knuckles on the turf. 'l he light occurred In Kentucky, not far from Cincinnati. MlcCormrick h:ad been asked to act as stakeholdcr, but reficled to do so, and that duty was asaiigncd to John Sullivan, a real estate dealer whal afterwards be fame sponlsor for tic mighty John L. Macon and John L. Muchi has been written about the early c..reer of John L.. Sullivan and conflicting stories have been tohll. Just who is re sponsatte for the bringing out In a proper way of the mtan who maintained the title of heavyweight champion of America for sa years will always Ie a debatable ques tion; buit the story thi athout Mc'o(rnaack's connection aith the affair is interesting, at any rate. During t.te year 3tq1 I'.at.y Shepard of loston wrote to . t( n itrlaick to the llect that he had in view a fighter who seemred a likely proposition, if properly handled. lie suggeste'l it might be a good idea to put him oin the road at ter head of a vau deville companly andl exploit him as a comin 1n champion. lMcCornick madel the trip to Boston and was introduced to a lad of t9. a strong and aggressive chap, whlo wla referred to as John L., the strong boy of lhighland. lie was none other than the redoubtabl, e John -. Sullivan. who is now doing a monologte n vaudeville. Sullivant had been boxing around lostollt for purses It $ 1a and $S0. lec frequently was employed to do a turn in conjunction with a partner, for which he received the munificent suim of $5. lie knew little of the world outside of Boston, Lbut lie was an intelligent fellow, was strong and willing and knew something about the fighting game, of which fact McCormick became convinced after witnessing a three rotund contest. Forecasted Ryan's Defeat. After aeeing Sullivan tried out, McCor mick boldly proclaimed that a formidable rival to t'alddly Ryan, the then champion, had cast hais shadow over the pugilistic horizon. Without much duelay Sullivan was brought to Cincinnati. A match was arranged between John 1.. and Prof. John Donnelson, then the heavyweight champion of the Northwest. It seemas there were as many championis in those days as there are in these days when Ireland has her Peter Maher. the navy its Sharkey and the Ghetto its Ilernastin. Sullivan rated in the betting about like Corbett did when lie first won the title of champion. Donnelsont was decisively de feated, and ill very short order, to, 'l'his fight occurred near Vine street, in the Queen ('itv. at Valk's iardlen, I believe. After the figlt Sullivan was presented with his first made-to-order suit of clothes. McCormick paid $.4o for the suit. The celebrated match in which Sullivan and Ryan met, and Paddy lost his title to the brawny-armed boy of destiny from Boston, was arrangedi shortly after the tight w\ith Donnelson. Coolness Ensued. For some reason tllere sprunlg up a cool ness between Sullivan and McCormick, and the big fellow used harsh terms when al luding to the mian who first touted him as the prospective world's champion. Possi bly this was due to some rather caustic criticisms upon the conduct of the chanm pion passed by Macon in his syndicated letters. At any rate, when there was talk of a successor to Sullivan, McCormick be gan to write in glowing terms of a young man from California who gave promiae of being a star of dazzling brilliancy in the pugilistic firmament. With Donnelson. It was shortly before the match was made with Corbett and Sullivan that I first met ('orlett at the Grand hotel in Cincin nati. He was playing in "After Dark," and William A. Brady was with hitm. Corbett had been dloing a turn in a music hall scene introduced in the last act. It had been announced that Corbett would spar three rounds with Professor )Donnelson. Colonel Dietch, chief of po lice, entered strenuous objectionm , ta'is feature, and informed John H. Havlia, proprietor of the theater, that boxing on the stage would not be permitted under -any circumstances. "But," persisted Mr. Haviln, "this Is part of the play, and I understand the author of the piece has done his most brilliant work in this particular scene." "The author?" repeated Colonel Deitch. "*Why, do you mean to tell me that these L (Continued. oa Page Nine.) SPORTING GOSSIP OF THE DAYI It does.t't speak well for local fighters that they a11 sidlestep Kid Fredericks. Ilis manager ratine to Illtte from Ilavre ~ime time ago to try and arrange a match with any of the good ones, but the Itutte ladsl who butter their bread with the Iauldcd mitts, said: "Nay; go thou and get a reputation.'" in 1aiw (of tIc fact that Frederi km h:as foutglht as piiched Iattles and has never lost a .ingle one, such ai reply is slightly jarring to te nerves. ie hi nu mt and kno, keId out il un awho .were lassd pretty near the top. For inst:nce, tie iput Larry I;leaso 'In It shlep 1iiJ Rleason is the mtan wati likeld Martin I)ully. I)tftly is n1ow rated as the achampion wteterweight ,of the w t li. .Co y. cil; draw your otl II lln li sin, as to Fredericks' iability. This Fredericks is himself in ton . sow. lie oas a visitor at the Inter Mounttain toffice ttthis morning. atnd a cleraner cutit. more gentiieantly little fighter couldn't te fiMund iii a wi k's ride. lie is jttu t titrtiil .tJ years of age. is stlender andi tall, and has a LANGDON SHINES AS ALL-AROUND ATHLETE WV. IF. 1;.Inglnn, the stnijert of this sketch, ,l a d at Ireselt a rreilcInt of this city. is well andi favorably known on Ioth hemispheres as an. athlete anid sporting i titer. As an all aromlnd athlete Ihe is probably one of the best that we know of. Althou.gh havilng never excelled in anty particular hrnch cof athleti's, he was nevertheless a formidable contender itn any line, tas a stll mary skethll of his recordl will show. Hle began his athletic career in 1885 as i S~ r ^'W ý 4RC. ýr ý`f a sprintt runnetr, and since then has won 64 and lost three match races. lie has never run a race for less than $5so a side, and some of his races have been for thou sands, lie has run the hundred yards in to I-5 seconds, the two hundred in 2o I-5 seconds, and the quarter mile in 50 sec onds. Perhaps his most remarkable pedes trian performance was in 189:, when he wagered $S5o with Jesse Benton that he could cover the distance between Red Mountain and )Ouray, Colo., in less than one hour. The distance is claimed to be t.1 miles, and all down a steep grade. The wager was won by Langdon in 46 minutes, an average of three and onehalf minutes to the mile. lie has put the 1t pound shot 44 feet, and ha's elevated a too-pound dumhbell 26 consecutive times in 65 seconds with one hand. In a running long jumtnp he has covered so feet and 8 inches, and standing with weights, 13 feet 4 inches. t'-- ---~ .. . . - - . . . .. .. = TO GO TO ST, LOUIS Definitely Decided to Hold Olympian Games Dur ing World's Fair. NIY .A% 4Ot'IA I P iF.U Ial- , Chicago, Feb. t3.-Ilelnry J. Furber, Jr., president of the International tlynmpian games of t9o4, yesterday received official notice in a cablegram from Baron Pierre De Coubert of Paris, chairmau of the in ternational committee, of the decision of the committee to transfer tile conttest to St. l.ouis. The decision has been delayed owing to the fact that the members of the international conmmittee were widely sep arated and it was necesary to await cotm munications from all parts of the world. President iurlber says: "As finally re ported, the deciision is entirely satisfactory to the Chicago organization, although an effort was made to secure the postpone ment of the games until 9gog, it being felt by us that such a course would entirely relieve St. Louis from the embarrassment which might be experienced by the World's Fair were we to hold the contests the same year. The international committee did not find itself able to depart from the quadriennial feature, which is an es sential feature of the gais." rcuntenance that would never pass for the face of a prizefighter. t(Oh, well! I see they are not going to give me a match here until forced nto it," %aid the Kid. "lhut, let ame tell you thiez I hey have got toI rte gnt e me soonerlm later. 1 ant going to fight in Spokane soon, andl then I am ronling lnck to Butte and hound somne of these lightweights uptil they take me on. If they are so sure they will heat mne let thni crver my side bet. I can raise any amount they want to bet." If Fredericks wins his match on the coast and then come here and camps on the trail of the winner of the Clifford-Herrera match, hle eati hardly he refused a hearing. What the fight gters wanit to see it a hard contst4d dcrapt. ,not a one-sided affair. IFrom all that can he learned Fredericka is a touch nit to crack. andti urely his claims for recognition sahould be given c ome at Apparently Fnxhall i'. Keene is gain ,to take a much more active interest in racg Ahlt his boxing, carer l.sangdon is rather reticen't. but he is considered one of the most proficient teachers of the manly art of self-defense in the country, and has l,nxedI exhibitions with all the pugilistic retleriliis of the past and present decade. Many of I.angdon's former pupils are protlillnctt in the roped arena today. He htas tried conclusiotns with varying success w ith tacrly all the prominent wrestlers of the day, incltuding the Acromegalian Turk, llali Adali, whom he wrestled here four years ago. It will surprise many to hear that at one time Langdon was so affected with tuberculosis that the doctors gave him up as a hopeless case, but by a diligent and persistent system of physical culture and a strict adherence to the laws of nature, lie won out, and today he stands as a living example of what physical culture will do for a man or woman who is not born with a strong and rugged physique. l.angdon lives a strictly abstemious life, only eating two meals a day, and never has the windows in his room closed even if the weather is below zero. l.angdon has also lectured on phrenology, being a graduate of I.. A. Voight's famous phrenological college. lie has also filled engagements with some of the best theat rical companies in the country. Seven years ago he had a company of his own on the road. HE BROKE HIS HECK Champion Tumbler Tried Difficult Trick Once Too Often. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, New York, Feb. :j.-llenry P. Meyn, the champion tumbler of the Central AthletIc club, died in the Presbyterian hospital yes terday. A few days ago Meyn started to master the triple somersault. In making a des perate turn, he landed on his head, break ing his neck. SALLY WILL BE THE BOAT Italian Defender to Sail for the Coupe d France. IY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, Feb. 13.-A tinal trial race for the selection of an Italian defender for the Coupe de France has been held In a fresh wind, says a Genoa dispatch to the Herald. The contest had narrowed down to the Duke of Abruzzi's leda and itgnor Garibaldi Coltellati's Sally. The latter was victorlous, in this country this year than for some ceasons past, says a New York special. Thisa prophecy isr borne out by the appear Ince in the "racing calendar" o the declaration of partnerships in a large num ther of race horses between Foxhall D. Keene and his father, James R. Keene. Father and son are each to have a half in terest in practically the entire stable, though about half of the horses are to run in the name of James R. Keene, and the other half in the name of his son. Of the Keene horses already seen, the following will run in the name of the elder Keene: Surbiton, Clarion, Dazzling, Plying, P'rince, IHiturla, Gim Crack, R godon, Pu tlria and Ponca. In Foxhall Keene ' name will run Olympian, Sir Launcelot, Duster, I'sItli.st, Whitechapel Injunction, Stolen Momencts, l)alesman, Hurst Park and To ,tgg;an. ,ill the horses named, except ct..ympian, are 3-year-olds. l)ummy" Rowan is being deluged with 1c;allcnges. Indeed it would seem that the nan who never spoke except with his dlkes is better known outside the state than any of our scrappers. The silent blf fr is at present in Pony where he went to train for his fight with Ray Zeigler whlch was booked to take place on the tyth. Z,.igler backed out and the h managers .f l'ony are looking around for a worthy opponent for "Dummy." They have writ len Ike Hayes and asked him to take on Itowan on the aist instant and it Is likely the colored man will accept. Rowan has received a letter from 'the Hover Athletic club of Pueblo Col., asking him if he wants to be matched with Jimmy Ilynn of that place. Iowan has accepted the challenge and will leave for Pueblo about the 22nd. He has also been asked to meet the winner of the Neill-Reilly go which was fought last night in Portland and which ended in Reilly's favor. Rowan has accepted the offer of the Pastime Ath letic club and will go to Portland after his (.olorado fight. Two years ago "Dummy" knocked Reilly clean out, but he will have a much harder timne at the next meeting, as the coast lighter has improved 6o per cent. Fred McKee. driver of Nella Jay. win ner of the Kentucky Futurity last fall, on January 2a, at Lexington, Ky., brought suit against George 1(. Woodin of Bloston, owner of the filly, for $9,ooo, stated to be due him from the winning. The petition alleged that Woodin in the presence of a inumber of persons before the race told McKee that he would give him the entire firat money of the stake if he won. It says W\oodin only paid him $s,ooo, promising to pay him $9,000 later, but that he collected the stake money from the association and failed to keep his promise with McKee. A number of horses in McKec's hands owned by Woodin, including Nclla Jay, have been attached to satisfy the debt. "Do I think the W\isconsin Kid will give Aurelio lHerrera a hard fight." asked Hlid dy Bishop this morning i answer to a qluestion on the subject. "I have heard that this fellow is a hard man to beat and I have made Herrera train as hard as though it were fcr a champion ship contest," went on the Mexican's man ager. "You see there are what the people termn easy ones in this business, but there none that are real easy. 'I hey are all hard in my opinion and very olten the easy ones give you the most troulble. lake the Mun roe-Jeffries bout for illustration; it looked all over a gift to the champiion, yet train all accounts Munroe gave Jc:t a trc:tty stilt argument. It might be that this \ iscetllln Kid would go along and hand it o mly hy for a few rounds and msake a hard tight for to or IS roulnds, and then on the other hand he may get as good as a draw with Hlerrera, ad then again he tmiay uonly last six or eight rounttds. It s ill be a hard miat ter to say how much triuble this fellow will give llerrera u:ntil alter the tight. Very often the fellow that is least ex preted to give you aniy trouh!le is just the one that will. Oh, yes, I have esvery confi dence in the world thatt my Iy will witn, but I cannot say frolt here wha;t kind of a tight the W\\isconsin Kid will make; I have helard that lihe is a good boy." Ilishop explained that he was connfihlnt the Wisconsin Kid would enter the ring in as ftie condition as posslble. for it is al ways the case of ordinary lighters against champt;ions or first-raters that they will prepare as they Inever did bIteore with the h.opes of copping the star performer and for this reason, too, he thou,;ht toe tight would be a good one. Soon as Herrera has tinisheil his contest with the Wisconsin Kid he will go to treat Falls where he is matched to meet clever lack Madden on the rtth instant. Mad den is traitning faithfully and will surely give the Mexican a tough argument, as he is one of the fastest and cleverest fellows inl the ring today and has had a world of txpericnce as well. It is a mistaken idea lots of baseball MAKE A MILE IN HALF A MINUTE FOURNIER SAYS THE AUTO WILL GO THAT FAST SOME DAY, BUT A CLEVELANDER SAYS NO. One of the statements attributed to Hlenri Fournier while on his recent visit to the New York show was that It would in time be possible to make a mile in an automobile in half a minute. L. P. Moors, the Cleveland automobilist, who is to enter the international cup race this year, does not believe this. He says: "It cannot be done, for the machine would leave the ground constantly and en ergy would be wasted. You would touch the ground only in the high places at such speed for at the mile in 45 seconds I have enjoyed all the sensations of fly ing and every pebble has seemed a rock of huge size throwing me upward. "The road for a mile In a half-minute would have to be specially prepared for such a ride and every little stone would have to be removed. I do not believe that we shall ever see 40 seconds for the mile bedten, even with the present immense horse power. "The machine prepared for a half-min ute ride will have to be so constructed that there will be a bearing-down strain upon it from the air through which it passes. I should suggest a sort of roof slanting to either side and comisg to a peak at the top and a point at the front, and from the front gradually widening to the place where the operator sits, and then slanting to the rear,. AT BROOKLYN TOURNAMENT BY ASSOCIATED aRESS. New York, Feb. s3.-in the amateur championship billiard tournament at the Hanover club, Brooklyn, yesterday, Ed ward Gardner of Passaic, N. J., defeated Charles F. Conkling of Chicago, 300 to 168. In the evening play Dr. Mlal of New York defeated J. B. Stark of Wilkesbarre, 300 to a6e, fans have-that to be a successful pitcher one must have unlimited speed. Cy Young's most effective ball last sea son was a slow one with a tilg drop on it, and after he commenced using this he had all the American league stickers stretching their spinal cords trying to land for safeties. They could not connect at all. and he wound up the year with a brilliant record of victories behind him. His discovery of the tantalislng ball was almost an accident. Early in the season the Baltimore club was playing in Boston, and big Cy had been selectd to do the twirling. As usual, he began sending "DUMMY" ROWAN. them up so fast that they looked like bird shot. But the McGraw aggregation had good eyes that day, and every time a bat was swung it hit something. Singles and doubles were being made with a regularity that commenced to take all the tuck out of Cy. He showed evidences of being weary of the game. Finally he threw a slow one. delivered partially underhand. It just lobbed up lazily, and then all ,f a sudden it dropped from the batter's shulder almost down to his knees. lie fanned at it. This sur prised the pitcher as much as it did the sticker. Again the trick was tried, and again it was successful. The rest of that game Young worked the slow, wide out drop in connection wiith an occasional fast straight ball, and he pulled a victory out of what looked like sure defeat. lie did not forget the slow ball. and a great nor tion of his practice after that was de voted to perfecting it. lie made a study of the d.lieryv, and before the season was old he had it down pat. As I predicted some ten days ago Tommy Reilly defea:ted Al Neill in Port land last night. That Reilly is a strong. enduring young Irishman with a hard wallop, lie is hard to hurt). and when a tighter has that trait in athuttiont to :ntod punlching qualities. he must be watched. "Hit sho' amn hard" to draw a line on fil'lhter front the record dop. Not long ago 'Toluiity R an., the chaini',.t tiddle weight uf the waor!l. ,tenlt ,,',s to Ilot Springs, .\rk., and turk nn a I'achifc coast youny.ster call.! "t ytln. . tl1. S ume HIec,,titt s htad it th'it the rciatte stopptd the f.ght il the strenth ruii' to iave Kelly from further puni- im'nt. while others said that Rlan ats all in and th:,t the referee gate himt the tight to sat, his reputatiotn. IlHe that as it may,. Kelly held Ryan off for sereni roullls. 11w do you acrotnlt for that wilue Kelly ::s practically knock ed out last night in St. Louis 1)'y Mike Schreck. a ('inciunttti scrapper? The ac counts have it that Kell, wa s never in the game at all. Ihis Schreck may be the coiming cham pion after all. Youne Gihbs has gone ott to Pipestone Springs with Jack Chiford to train for his contest with I.afoIntise. which is to take place on the night of the 26th at Sutton's theater. lMuse has hiel himself out to Boutler Springs where lie will get in condition. Iloth lighters have promised to keep the writer posted as to their sttuts and the public in turn will have t benefit of the news. Both Gibbs and l.aFontise are in fair condition, as they have done considerahle traiining of late and str.inuotus work will not be necessary to have them in prime shape by the time of the fight. * JON HI. .MlNTOSH. TOMMY REILLY IS AWARDED DECISION HANDS IT TO AL NEILL IN AN EX CITING BOUT BEFORE PASTIME CLUB AT PORTLAND. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, Portland, Ore., Feb. :3.-Tom Reilly of Seattle was given the decision over Al. Neill of San Francisco at the end of a 3o round contest before the Pastime club last night. Reilly was the aggressor during the greater part of the contest, though Neill forced the fighting occasionally. The bout was a spirited one, the men coming to gether with speed and vim. Reilly aimed for Neill's body most of the time, although he often landed on the Californian's jaw when the clinches caipe. Neill received more punishment than Reilly, though both were fresh at the opening of the final round. The fight was a clean one, and a majority of the 3 ooo spectators were satis fied with the decision. Iack Day of the Pastime club acted as referee. WILL RUN ALL THE SPORTS SY ASSOCIATED PREIS. New York, Feb. 3.-iBefore the Canadian racing season of 9go3 is fairly inaugurated, all the sports to be run in Canada will be under control of the Canadian Jockey club. The prominent turfmen of the dominion are members of the governing board. Al lotment of dates and all other matters wtil be controlled by thla ruling body. A dele gation from Canada, including Robert Davies, E. W. Fraser and Frances Nelson are now in New York and the. constitu tional committee have asked for a confer ence with August Belmont before he leaves for Garnett, S. C. jW sKama Mqer Gwa sco . w0O Oeoq l ye d , (V IAO7 b. R o DEATH AMONG DOGS Bench Shows Always Re sult in Death to Valu able Canines. SY A5SOCIATED PRESS. New York, Feb. sj.-Every year of the Westminister Kennell club's show at Mad. Ison Square Garden deaths have occur. red among the valuable animals benched. This year has been no exception. Yesterday Faustian, a bloodhound bee lonring to George P. Finnegan of Greene N. Y. died. He was a valuable animal. Following the unlooked for defeat of Richard Croker Jr.'a English bulldog, Rod. aey Stone, and the downfall of Mrs. W. P. Mayhew's champion Handsup, the fa. mous little wire-haired fox terrier, who could do no better than third yesterday to the Canadian Matchmaker, and the Hamil. ton, Mass. terrier, Selwon Baker, Mrs. Howard Gould met defeat in several classes with her famous black pugs. BLOWS HAD NO10 EFFECT ON HIM OLD JOHN L. ASSERTS THAT NO OP. PONENT EVER MADE HIM J WINOE WITH A PUNCH. Old John L. Sullivan is once more let ting loose a little of the hot air for which, in his day, none were more famous than he. "Talking of hard punches," John I.. is reported to have said in a recent inter view, "I never met a man who really hurt me. Men like Kilrain, Mitchell and Ryan landedpn me, but their blows never did me any damage. When I went into the ring I was prepared to stand anything that came my way. The present-day fight. era are a good lot. ' here is Jeffries. He's in a class all by himself. Jeff is a great fighter. His record shows that. Be. cause he's big he does not seem clever, but he is faster than people imagine. "Next to Jeffries. Fitzsimmons is the best fighter. I think he can defeat any man in the world at his weight. \While in England I tried to get on a fight with Tug Wilson. I was meeting ell comers and offered Wilson $z5o. lie replied that he would not enter the ring for the Bank of England. "Kilrain was one of the greatest fight. ers I ever fought. I don't say he was better than the other men I have met. His battle, which lasted for 78 rounds, stamps him as a great fighter. Kilrain went down many times in that contest, but he gamely came after me. Yes. it was a fierce battle while it lasted-a little more than two hours. ".My go with Mitchell, which took place in Chantilly, France, lasted only 3. rounds. but it was a much longer battle than the Kilrain bout. The exact time was three hours and ten minutes. Mitchell was a very clever fellow. lie was a good, a!l-round fighter. 'Isildy Ryan was another top notcher in his day. Those fellows were not quite so clever as the Iboer of today. We welt in the ring for business; not to dl;ce around. We all had enough science to get out of a illipunch when it calne our say. but in those days rmen did not care f,.r dreirions on points. .\ man wanted to winll as quickly as possible, and the s.,ontr hIls lian was pit out the ,better. "Cl',rh tt is the clevvre..t maln I ever onxed. lie is tihe fa-ttlt hit , Uian inl tlhe ring. Ilis only troubhl, is he has not got the Ipunch. That's ,what tells in the tight. ill, aite. "\\h en I was going to fight Flood in r83 u on a Iarge anchored off Yonkers I was to be thrown overboard. Everything was fixed for me to lose. but Al Smith. the referee. was too lhonest for any such g:ame. II did his duty and I won. After the tight I was the whole thing. The hout lasted eight rounds. I never would stand for any unfair deal. I was always out to w in on my merits. "A imanll can tie honest, no matter what game he is in. Then if you have lost honcestly that is better than winning uno fairly." CINCINNATI BOY IS A COMING CHAMP MIKE SCHRECK KNOCKS CYCLONE KELLY TO FLINDERS IN ST. LOUIS RING. NY ARSOCIATED PREPR. St. I.ouis, Feb. 73.-Mike Schreck of Cincinnati practically knocked out Cy clone Kelly of San Francisto in the fourth round ot what was to have been a so-round bout before the West End club here *ast night. Kelly was unable to solve Schreck's style. Schreck got in a hard left to Kelly's jaw in the first round that started the Californian on the road to defeat. Schreck put Kelly down four times in the second and four times in the third round. Kelly managed to pull through the fourth round by running and clinching, falling once from weakness. The referee interfered and gave Schreck the decision. At the end of the fourth round Police Captain Joyce decided that Kelly was re ceiving too heavy punishment and motioned to the referee to stop the fight. Referee Sharpe awarded the decision to Schrcck, NOTICE FOt PUBLICATION. Department of the Interior, ) Land Office at Helena, Mont. ) February 3, 79oJ. Notice is hereby given that the follows Ing-named settler has filed notice of his Intention to make Anal proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will be made before John R. Eardley, United States commissioner, at Anaconda, Mont., oa March 7, 9po3, via.: Ernest J. Joss for homestead entry No. sa,76a, for the south. east quarter Section 14, Township 4 north Range iI west. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land viz.: John O. Allen, Frank Callan, William Callan, John Karlack, of Anaconda, Mont FRANK D. MIRACLE, SRegister.