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THE EVEKTKG WORLD, WEDWE8DAY, FMlttt'AltY 1'2, 1919.
BEST SPORTING PAGE IN NEW YORK LES
ONE HOLE LESS IN GOLF AFTER JUNE 30 -
Copyright, 1919, by The rrcas Publishing Co. (Tho New York Evening World.)
By Thornton Fisher
"wo -Ho, Joe.
me- 'Aiir. mohT"U1T
voo.rxs tea nthinc
voua. wonex is
ned for a total or in,ouu ui ii
as to do Is to find a place to stago f J?njnIjnn A Ilpjl J
so Xlht and then go about tho bust- VXJUUVllly SllWyj
ea of erecting an arena If one r fiw rt4-4-nv f 1,1
m't available. Wlllard In lioplnfil u VsflllllVr " !
Sat 'Illinois paseos tho boxing law V S
rifM-nUof Um l'lk II aw tfinuni Ut
lrk INm Nw Yik (Htv. U tack cm:
cm tnnrtt u mttut nl U. rrt lum JWyi
Rtckard Now Ready to Start1
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on still Hunt lor site tor uig
DowrlgM. 1U, ht IV rw PtAllealng c.
' nix w Totk Ktuiiu WorU.)
TEX 1UCKA11D plans to leave
this city on Sunday bound for
Uio oil wells of Texas. On his
way be will stop off at Chicago to
see Champion Wlllard for tho pur
poao of Inserting la his articles of
ajfreement a proviso for expenses It
the bout la held in South America or
Now that ho has the two fighters
ateaed for a total ot )127,l00 all Tex
that Illinois putratia tho boxing
tttat Is before the Lcglslaturo of that
'State, as bo would" llko to flcht
Deeepscy in Chicago.
'Akron, O,, whero twenty-round
boats aro permitted, has wired an
efftv for tho big bouL Tho business
Ben of that city aro erecting a sta
dium, which they dcclaro would bo
c citable to hold tho crowd for the
HI LB discussing tho blc bout
to-day Tex declared that
either Jim Jeffries, Jim Cor-
belt or Bill Drown would be accept-
i-Vable. as far us be Is concerned, for
tfyi biff tank of ref orceins tho Wit-Iari(-DfAipsey
flcht. All three havo
had plenty of experience handling
Important ring settos. .
Xtempsey and his manager. Jack
kearna, havo left town. The lucky
contender Is going to fill a six weeks'
kjrasfement with a burlesque troupe.
Ha Is probably the most confident
tirhter that was ever matched against
ft heavyweight champion. He feda
eoeet-suro of knocking out Joss. wiiHe km
EVERYTHING appears set for tho
greatest seoeon golf ever had
" lji this country. Tho golfers
Kept Interest aJlvo In their health and
Blsaururo Riving sport by making alt
aorta of eacrjnees and doing ull sorts
of prnise worthy things to promote
various liberty loans und war chart -tie.
It's pleasing to nolo that tho
4atea have been adopted for the ua
Uosal open championship at tho Broo
Bi Country Club. Monday, June
10: -Tuesday, Juno 11, and Wcdnes-
$ 4y. June 13, aro tho dates chosen for
fttle big tournament, which will at
tract tho attention ot tho entire golf
World. uf M Ut aunwtlcna.
Following the national tourney at
Wert Newton, there will be an affair
for amateurs on Friday und Satur
day of tho same week, thereby giving
tho boys, a chance to compete for tho
Jaques Memorial Trophy,
TPsje. national open title hasn't been
decided olnco 1.16. when "Chick"
Svaos, who did so much good tor the
Red, Cross, raising thousands of dot-
Ira by his oppearanco in matches,
won It at Mlnlkuhda. A -patriotic
tyrney was held at the Whllemarah
Valley -Country Club In 1117. which
Jook Hutchinson won with a total of
all. 'but no championship title went
t wnu ine victory,
A NOTHBR Amcrlct-n boxe will
TV. ngure in a big bout in London
V . Joe Lynch, tho hard-hitting
MtUo bantora from tho west side, has
bfB matched, to box tlttecn rounds
weight champion of England, at the
NaMonsJ Sporting Club on March 31
iiroch's chance with Wlldo comes
btiause of tho fact that he claimed
th. in his rcrent threo-round en.
counter with Wlldo at tho Klng'u
Trashy tournament no was In such
peer .condition thut ho could not
doiblmself justice. He oime out of
tha ,trenohs almost direct to meet
the wondorful llrlton. but ut that
Jjldn't lose by much of a margin.
Lynch thinks that In the bout over
hn lUaLance ia will belt Wildn rnH.
By," as the six pounds advantago he
ti.M In tho weight hu believes will
iaasra his victory,
" Ho title will be at stake becauso of
the fact that Wilde will be boxing
it'ltli flyweight limit and his oppo
seat 'at tho English bantamweight
- ' Nobo(lK on tho west Hide will go
to'bed fhtt night of the 51st of Mnrrh
ueMl they hear how little Joe makes
Alt Tn fAliril nrnr.tltf-fill v nil Hln
' tewes M the Piourer Sporting Club
a-awa ne gainea tame by xnociung out
laTlvnilams at Ha tlmore.
.Tl-wuilH nnl uiipnrliin Kflmo nf .Tmi'
Rl IrlAMAml lf.Aitn.ft UIMn l ral.1
tln mftst dngrous lad In three
c)aeal In ISuropc, Including th
fatherpelpht. If Jo scorea a knock
euL'sslin iipmar. to bt tho hardent
i,. Wftlog bantamweight in tno world
TfHB Jockey Club. In ALno with
S, l tho leaders In other sporta, Is
tf planning lor a uunnnr m-nxjn.
th regular tnontbly meeting will be
rt to-morrow, lit which datca for
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' PvIIK lliv. illift.ci Hi iiiu iniiuuii
tnekawtll U' :i'luttij und to tin-
pertnt niattgrii JU prububy be
vxq on me ireidius ruio iuiu inn
fiea cnan$o in me, ecaie or
Marj'la"'! .tendon will most
open ax Howie on Tuesday.
1, with HavrQ do Grace and
','irttveen siaui, mo same as uui
BO UXtO UWiO U iftVUw
THE HCUl I? HOLVl OlUliiat:
oitr Mtvt 6StJAvitj euatwe
Leo Lucko got u corking good work
out for his series or games with Mort
Undscy of New Haven, Conn., when he
met nnd defenlol Jlmmle Bcnatore In
an eastern Individual cliaraplonnhlp
scries at the Grand Central alleys. No.
(01 Fulton Strict. IlrookJyn. last night
Ills average for the vrn gimrs rolled
was 2M 2-7 against 181 1-7 for Scnatore.
In another series rolled at Itcrgman
tiros, alleys. 116th Htrcct und Lenox
Avenue, "Chief" Dunbar, knocked off
an averag of 193 2-7 against an aver
age of 17S for Kreltcnfeld. who opposed
him. Thla wa good enough for thu
"Chief to le declared thu winner of
five of the seven ganira rolled. In the
third series of the evening rolled at
the Dyckman alleys. 2U7th Street and
10th Avenue, Dill Knoblocli beat Char
ley Schaeder In rather an easy fashion,
averaging 100 1-6 against 180 3-C for
UIU KooMorb mi Ctxtlrj Romr u. io awl
In tb. tmad htlf of boaw-unl uuma tnit
t tlM-Djckmin U'Ji. lOTlb Html, and lOUi
Aifoiw, In-nllhl. llourr hu a lul Knob.
loch of 101 pin. dura tb llrt wrka rollnl tt
tbc Ix-doj auri., but 4uoMo(b'. ItlcAb thlik
IbU lir Ul Lai. oo dilllcuiur In uiomuaioi
fan cotDix'tM tn tbe twmi lo
Boner os .
DONxJ TUG. CUdlAlH
ON mi? SCCMG'
OF JoVlAUTM rAO
HtPTH VN0 PP.SJ
oh to ntftvr Vftsr mo
AFTER. JO KG 36'1.' ffXtrUUZ-UIILC
UoHtS HSQM "Vl-tti COUBStl tl tine
cwau tr VKXJ.O
I SOU WOMB-
Poor Baseball Likely
Until Return of Stars
From Overseas Service
Scarcity of High-Class Players
Will Lower Team Standards
at Start of Season.
lli?ldu4l b Uni nbKriotioii ! Muli, ivli.
I 1 ll tril
M rJ ihm I'ATk lUm difTB I1
II. did h Ul ID tb fLh
V. S. Ilfiolnr. from ilt' outfit U r 4t
rtttin tha olbrr lu tt Uni Jinbn. OoliusU.
S (J, It ! ux llibr Ui" Willi wUl b rrt
,no ti Wit oani"iuim in uw ujk uhiitiiui
nut thu b tn l Ul m Hun l 111 UK unl
Th Nn Vor Tnlnibnii Com MAT wnpo)tm
rau Tiil olubt i lwMi lli.' IMrt
U.Th . . n . I rLtrun wrr I 4linm I if &
tadllivbav ndurtor nmlntt n41M t Ui Mm.
iKttu Jie Uw clirr crenlDa. TticU tutil for
Itu tuxut m 1.01X).
n. .nti.l .-J ti, riiiiftrlh ef the Mnrt
noli nirnci ! huh.i h 'lub,r,f;
d it JIuWO Wui iMub. No. SiB Ii I Wlh
trt. It ui"""' ixlv "J will t fotit in unl
ua th ldlii ibJ llllh. ITU bwrtlne will U ln
n. luit.vs ilk ir. mine (n mutor out to
tba monyitlm and uirnBirQt ( tti avrtimn
lkrwUB lmnm t TWo, O. Ilrora OUvw.
UIU "Tk-V tlnl tb imh (U roU moll WM)
ilh kiL liwnn uo Uw '"it lo-t Utl. i!
wliil,. In Clntluid. llj ili Wfl U Wi ru-1
InmOli cuftMn mu' wfUi Mlw IliM lUrk tod
ft 1MBQ Ut 10W1 Ultfc M. ft.
I lh. ..wallM
. , . -. . , . uro uilKUliy aixivo uvcragi;, una ma
, v., . i.tt t. hMW. M nit In fnrre i 1
Ux ntcin tod rtiwcM mi t'rwM ritr mtd b others aro Just bail pluycrs who aro
I mvt at
Kr;'lr,Srr.:Tn ui " can bo had. Most ot these aro
Zty 17ufji ,5. Fullcrton
BOUT three hundred and fifty
baseball players aro required
to keep tho major leagues
filled. Of these, aa I class them, sev
enteen are Class 1 supormen, who
In upeed, skill or
bruins stand out
far abovo their
aro men who, a
year or two ago,
were In thataame
class but who
have slipped back
a trifle, although
still far above
tho average. Nine
promise to devel
op Into this plus
class. One hun
dred and tour
minors declared tholr Independence
(although as yet the major lcaguos
have not nlgnctl tho agreement they
pledged themselves to olgn). Here
after, when a major leaguo r-lub
wants a nUi r it will huvo to pur-
chaso him outright. Buying and
selling between the major clubs
tnemsoivcs nan been rsiricica oy
agreement. Tho effect ot the change
ought to tie doubled; it ought to put
un end to tho frcniled bidding for
players, and It ought to cnublo the
clubs to pay part ot tho money saved
to piaycm in tne rorm or tuuanca.
It can bo done Cnanlo Mack dis
covered that fait years ago. Uc
figured that It wns foolish to p.xy
J.s.000 or 110,000 to nomo club for
n avcragii or Just above avorago
bolt player when he could go oui
among tho semi-pros or tho col
leges and find a young player of as
much or more natural ability ana s
Investlnr u nuiirttr as much money In
training him havo a better player and
one who played ball his way. Tho
result was that he had a ball club
which cost him practically nothing
nnd, oven In a city whlcn nas cncip
baseball, he could afford to pay tnem
".r-i'S,. nS;. uVld-ToIl if rbostin to nil out becauso no better
Ttw litMWi I'nuoril ylo rtna Is fuf mcn bo had Moat of these aro
osen brcause they havo hod a little
um jd uhoj Um liti. birtnj utt Kranimoru (xperifnee, although prubably
ma of u. -aft ri. I lno tcama could cct ,,000 players In
r!8Z &l7Ti.Vi',,Kn,;. SSrit minor. Eeml.pro and college teams
VK,2r& Snii.r who wouId d0 010 work Just as wo"'
toumtivnt tt ui1 'iu- i' . . . v. . "7
TrRtSSir LYur tod tbft Jtn Cil. hu t
crlinl tu'tUttout u tiiDtpctr.
Th. I'riBi tllln ronlMt ttuM f
.... kT. t IX lamllnc tiVn ot
iir cii Mix.iu liltmni W lw M ,of U
Awiwo. ot xjaWiU "!'.. ,:
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Big Colleges Are Restoring
Sports to Pre-War Basis
Harvard Announces an Impos
ing Programme in Various
Lines for the Spring.
By William Abbott.
COLLEGE sports aro not merely
coming back to normal times;
they havo already returned.
There's Harvard, for Instance. The
Crimson athletic authorities, without
pondering over u, string of "Its," haVe
dticldvd to rc&toro oil sports to a pre
An announcement by Frederick
Knapp, uctlng graduate athletic man
ager, says that tho usual Harvard
Valo regatta will bo hold at Now Lon
don Juno ZO; that Harvard and Cor
nell crews would measure oars ut
Ithaca May 31; that tho Crimson and
rrtneeton would come together on tho
Charles River April 19, und that In
all likelihood a field day for Princeton.
Yalo and Harvard would bo held at
Cambridge May 17. Tha announce
ment also stated that Harvard's base
ball schedule this season would be
salaries itncy , deserved, lie won n'M;,mUo changed from those before the
plonsblps, sold most of tho players for
high prlcea and started doing tho war.
same thing again. I Whllo tho major features of liar-
yard's athletic activities havo been
let tho majority of managers retained, thtro will bo a fow minor
ho pull an oar
not have their
L.nnlLn V n- 1. n
them. Mcriruw. who hii. W morj, , , "a e race, ai ln former ywrs.
iinlrnrm uiiprrtHa with tpnmi t nnn nnv ... . . .
type nf mon In his trnlnlng school, ,,r,. thl, onlv ,.vo ,.r...iin,,.nt!, at.
Keeping them with his club ana trbnted to the war.
icocning incm h s way oi piaying mo Tno s.tr training trip no doubt
would rothor pay a big prlco for chnlrc Krcshmcn wJ
a half seasoned ball player than to lla ndo w?ll
take fast smart youngsters and j r.ln , 'utuYWo"eck.V prac
Ik-liroUll. Mm. Krwiiil. il. H,4tol, Mt. A.
iWMiUn iU Mn. M-llii. .Tb jflr.of tl
ftrrWw lo wmn rrli rawllt w liw ui
uftnm nf Ui .7 1TrTf
.oildl. nourrtUii 1ai . Mre. Kubn,
i-liuncU! hrurii Mr. UiilX int. nr..
-V- ML llmi, l.,ln' Ibiwlio. Clllh ftUina
iwitm WMlln. Mtfilrat 1,1 W tftfilil fct tlw Nrw
Vrt MftinmtnAiir Hail tNlinf illrn, No, rt5
nwviriiift: at T P. M. Mr., llviturhfccvr uvl
Hit IfsmtUlin "i"" uiv rjiiu ftMiuwu
tMt thr ifttU Im . ruiml wtViKuo (or mU Uii
bo altouil U ruKwt.
T,. Hinmll rvlr f3tlll 1 YertTUk-. 0"W
inuil .1 Aon. Kunotir'. .ll. No. ll'rr
fm.id Altw u tn "lAM t pn Kxilivl oro.
tort at Uto N' Tork Turn 11.11, lnlraruni
Aimw iim K'.ta riimH. iia riMi. in. nivtit
Im .t 5 I M uiil niotloula. wltJiuut tnti-mu
pnn uivtU mi'oiilit, Tlxr IU t nunj roin
lr 'tdtn tnd riUruwo to bowl fo, ui.t thrf
tui m la-;. iun w uwr. tr. tauf auort lor
lift, fit 11.11 II tt un, mwirn.
The outlook for the coming seiaon
not for good baseball. Tho teams
at the start will bo but little Im
proved over tho worst major league
teamH wo ever know In tho last two
decades which woro those that fin
ished thu season last fall. Tho pros
pect, however, is for u steady and
consistent Improvement In all tho
teams und, by mid-season (when real
baseball usually starts), tbe teams
will bo better than those which wcro
In the field In 1917.
Iteturnlng soldiers and tailors will
help build up the teamu and I bc
llovo tho physical condition of the
average player will bo higher than It
over has been.
' W will bo ccuaucuxi curing tno
;navalr city meeting next summer,
jry blanks for which fcayp Jusfbeea
YALE ANXIOUS TO SEND
CREW TO HENLEY REGATTA
IS'EW HAVEN, Fob. 12. A move
ment was utarted hero to-day to
send a Yaio crew to com pet o In tbc
Henley regatta In England thin yjar.
Tho Yalo Newu Is ponwr for tho agl
tutlon, which It Is thought will bear
"Yale fin the Uritlsb Thamca this
bummer vs. Oxford and Cambrldgn,
says thu luidmg editorial In thu Nuwa
"Tno liciiiey ri'gana is to oo ni
.iimod utter a llvu your lapsa and
Yalo crew that bcaUi Harvard uhould
most certainly bo entered In It. It the
tables are turned Harvard uhould
have the honor, though wo aro In
dined to think both should make tho
trip in either case. It is hoped ttiut
the cpmpetltton will not be condtioj
to English crews und that tbe re
sumption of this famous Dritlih event
may be marked by American repre
"If the dato set conflicts with the
New London regatta, a picked grid-
r-T-HIH classification according to
tno ability or tho men snows
ma uiuicuiucs ui owncru aim
managers In adjusting sali.ry differ
ences with players. Those seventeen
super-men, men of the class of Cobb,
Johnson, Speaker, Alexander, Slsler,
Vaughn and others, pay their own
salarlra In extra money drown at the
gate. They hardly can bo ovcrpUd
Tho ones who ore going back also
draw money and deserve high sal
aries. The youngstera who promise
to become "stars" deservo lrwa, as
they will get tholra when they dc
velop fully. The other rlaiws
usually aro overpaid tn comparison
with the salaries of the stars. The
crrat trouble in recent years has
been that some owners have foolishly
press-ugunted thu alleged salaries
paid to the stars (some of which wuro
true) and caused dissatisfaction
among tho lesser lights ot tha trams,
It Is not, however, tho payment o
bugo salaries that has kept down
the salaries of the lesser lights.
has been the payment of large sum
to other clubs, major and minor, for
tho services of playeni. I havo the
figures of one team which, in one
season, paid $121,600 for ball playeru
and its rivUry roll wuu under 110,000,
game. Frank Chanco wan oxaciiy tne
opposite and so wan l-tank Hcieo.
Neither wanted a young ball player
around the toam and could not bear
him. They wanted men of experi
ence, olreudy taught, tin their teams,
Chance chased half a dozen very
promising youths off his club. Selcc i
tried to chnse Artlo Hotmann off tint
field and Evers only held hlH Job by
lighting and proving tits ability.
Managers havo always neglected
tho selective part of the game. Tho
manaccrM who liavo succeeded con
sistently have been thoso who took n
personal interest in selecting 'no
players, studying their habits and
their characters ahead or tncir pat
ting and fielding averages.
The nolnt Ik this: The United Stated
la going to adopt military training (
our youth In mime form. The remit
Is that our physically perfect hoys
wl get Intensive pliywcai traininu
For a year or two their baseball will
be In training camps Instead of In
semi-pro or prep sonooi teams, li
means that our recruiting ground
for nlavers will be changed. I believe
It means n better typo of playor and
Owners oilnht to begin to look
ahead now If tho quality of major
league baseball Is to bo restored and
By John Pollock
Jim Coffey will uiako his first ap-
pcaranco in a real fight in flftffii
months at tho Armory A. A. of Boa-
ton to-night. Ho will clash with
Battling Lcvinsky lu tho main event
of twelve rounds to a decision. Larry
Conlcy, tho ofllclal referee of tho club.
GOES TO CLEVELAND
Old New York Catcher Will
Be Reunited With his Great
Friend, Tris Speaker.
By Alex. Sullivan.
LE3LID NUNAMAKER. tho for
mor Yankco backstop, baa
moved again thla time to
Cleveland from St. Louis In a trade
that sent Catcher Josh BIllLngs to
When Nunamakcr got word that
ho was uwapped ho probably waa
ono of t-tyo happiest players In tho
1 country, oil It will give him a chanoo
' to bo with his old pal, TrU Speaker.
It is bcliovcd that it was Tris that
suggested to tbo owners of tha
Cleveland club that they secura
Trls and Los liccomo groat friends
whllo tlio two woro members of tho
ltcd Sox several ara ago. Tholr
friendship was renutved und strength
ened whllo both wcru members ot
thu Naval Aviullon School at Coxa
I bridge, Mass.
.Min.unakcr was cnt by tho Yankii
to the Hrowns when Second Euo
nuin Bel i'rntt c.tmo here.
Eddie Plauk, who was considered,
tho greatest left handed twirler In
tho guino when ho waa with tho
Athletics, la making money so fast
i in ivi a -: ..
will officiate in the contest. As both j,Jm lnat h(J hJ8 a(,nl D'ack
mcn have had setbacks as a result of tmct unsigned to tho Yankees. Iln
losing newspaper decisions and also was offered a generous sura to pitch
being knocked out. the .chance- are , o . u, Ba, n
they will battle their hardest In this a . ., n h trnV '
scrap tn order to get the dccslon. that lainfed Del I'ratt, but ho rofuseJ
Both aro reported as being In excel
lent condition for tho bout.
1 to sign.
would have been attempted but for
the early spring recess, which mado It
Inadvisable to let the diamond players
away from tho campus. Battery can
didates are already practising In tho
big cage nt Soldiers' Field. Other
candidates will bo called out March 1.
Harvard s b.tcb.ill schedule follows:
April 9, Mowdoln at Cambridge;
April l'i, Bates ut Cambridge;
April 16, Springfield Y. M. C. A..
College at Cambridge; April 19,
I'cnn at Cambridge (tentative);
T AST yeur. If It proved anything,
I proved that there uro moro gvod
ball playera than owners und
managers havo led us to liellovc. Tho
trouble has not born luck of good
playcrw, but luck of opportunity ot
tbe.se men to show their ability. Tho
scouts hnvo combed tho minor
leagues, looking usually for expert
encrd men "who would do." Imt
year, when tho exodus to the nrmy,
navy and shipyards began two tictiti
youngsters wcro dragged Into tho big
leagues in uu in, ana tani year tno
leagues, bad us they were, developed
twice the number of exceptionally
promising players than in an ordlnarj
season. The bad baseball was nliyol
by tho veterana brought back from
the minors, rne uro and tnirrt'st woro
furnished by hustling youngsters get
tlnn tbclr first chance.
Jiut now, with plaers. good, bad
und tndlffercuL demanding moru Piy
in tho laeo of a necessary reduction
of expenses, the owners have a ohance
to recruit young teams oi uustiers,
XI . V. . H...ft.n a. LIhm nftlH ull- . a . , I 1 , 1 ,u
New London regatta, a piCKea gran- m ojoism "i uu7.uh vi.- x, M, u, . nircvior wim any arveiop is given mcin. wtni w u i'ii ""'"'""t
to.cr second crow ahoulcl boecaU" tag playcry.faiij.chjinsed claco tUs division of tht Aiacrlctta Army can icuwtirtu iw, i un iuj aibiu. aa.) U pounds I Bejchtr, m pounia.
furnish plnycrs enough to till a good
Class A team.
Players mostly "arrive by acci
dent. The Chicago club secured a
rtat Inllrlder onco In that way. The
i-cout wan sent to sec a hecond base.
man or u certain team worn, lie
didn't )iuvt much tn do. but the scout
bought him. Then it wuw discovered
that tho regular player, the one he
hud gone to buy, was on the bench
and bo nart nougni ino buhshuuc. u
w:lm a irrrat Joke until the sub be
cumn a near Mar and thn regular,
after eotnc to another club, failed
It s related tnat Mm i.eever, tne
fnmnuH Iron man of the Pirates, was
found by uccldcnt. Harney Dreyfuss
was driving in a missy past a country
Mr.hnol house near fioshen. O.. when
he saw tho sr.hoot teacher playing
Anthony over witn mo Doys at, re
Tho teacher caught Uio bd.ll
and, Instead of throwing It over the
bchool house, curved It around tt, uutl
Harney hltrbrd tho nnrso and wgneo
him to pltcli ror i-iusourgn.
irnit 'Phomrmon. ono of the great
est that ever played, was an uccldcnt.
Parnntlon Pan cri.cnry wns manng
Inir lndilanapolln. Tlio team was
nliivlne an rxhlbitlon (rarrui at n
country town and tho country town
team was riny " piayer. i'in wrni
in ilnH Hnmr nnn to n II in. no ioiinii
Thompbon shingling a barn. lie
scold ll" dliln I UKO to lose nan a any n
wnrit. mid Dan cave nun i.ati to piay.
Timi nlirhL aftor Sam had mado three
homo runs. Pan toon mm witn ino
iml .-mnnolis team.
Frank Chance "happened" because
Bill Lango. a big leaguer, saw him
play In a high tchoni tournament and
liked his moves. Eddie Plank nover
had u bull In bis bands until he was
nearly twenty-five, years old. and the
h rut ti.it I he ever tried to catch.
thrown by his kid brother, broko his
flncer. yet he became one of the
Trent twlrlers of tho frame.
Tho woods oro mil or grrat ana
April 21. Boston Braves at Braves
Field (tentative): April 23, Colby
at Cambridge: April 26, Vermont
at Cambridge; May 1, Maino
at Cambridge; May 3, Penn at
Philadelphia; May 7, Holy Cross
at Cambridge; May 10. Dartmouth
at Cambridge; May li, Williams
at Cambridge: May 17, Princeton
(placo undecided): May SI, Am
herst at Cambridge; Muy 24,
Princeton (placo undecided); May
30, Brown at Providence; May 31,
Brown at Cambridge; Juno I,
open; Juno 7, Holy Cross at Wor
cester; June 10, Boston College
at Newton (In case of no third
gamo with Princeton): Juno 1,
Princeton In New York (In case
of tie): June II. Boston College
at Cambridge; Juno 17, Yale at
New Haven: Juno 18. Yalo at
Cambridge: Juno 21. Yalo nt
New York (in caao of tic).
Harvard nlonn for a full resump
tion of athletic activity are similar
to thoso at Princeton and Yale. The
wax hmiihh tn have drawn these three
great universities closer to each other
in sports. Tlie itauersiup o: inn nm
Threo will quickly influence any col
leges that may be a llttlo timid about
an early revival of sports.
With the signing of the armistice
It was feared that college sports this
season would bo handicapped by u
scarcity of player material. The
rapid demobilization or soldiers ana
sailors, however, has pretty well dis
pelled these early doubts, for a sur
vey of available players for various
teams shows that most colleges havo
tho foundation of strong combina
tions. RITCHIE MAY NOT LAST
LIMIT WITH LEONARD
IN THEIR FRISCO BOUT
(Strrfil tn To. Kimlnc WVrU.)
By Billy Gibson.
SAN FHANC1SCO. Cul Feb. 12.
WtUlo Mechan, who received his
discharge to-day from the Navy,
will go to r5hannnn.ii Immediately
ut San Bafacl and help to pre
pare Benny Leonard for tho com
ing match with Hltchle. Outside
of usslstlng tho champion Median
himself Is matched to box Bam
Langford hero Feb. 25. Tho tick
ets for tho Loonard-Hltchle match
will not be on sale until Monday
next. Tho orders for scats now
received by Jim Coffroth and his
staff of clerks rtucn almost half
of tho seating capacity.
Kllchlc is doln his trnlnlng at
tho Olympic Club nnd entertains
a big delegation uf members thtiro
every djy. tfliannoirs, whero tho
chuinplou started Ills training
yesterday, la the oatno place where
Jim Corbett, Gun. Ketchcll, Nel
son, llrltt, Wolgust and almost
every champion wo ocr had pre
pared themselves for many cham
pionships. Do not1 be surprlhcd,
from the condition that 1 expect
Leonard to be tn, that IUtchlo will
not last the limit.
rwiMa num. of Jrnwi Cil I now tnnn u.i
for tfirre firttn. III. first will W llti H.rtT
KllniWf. tho tit. 1iUl fnUierflht to,
round. t rH. toul on IVb. '."O. hw fMtvl lll
Dt Aitfj for el!it round it Uk Hamioll lifiu
Mli.m A. C. of Jrwl Clt on rb. nj 1.1.
third nt'Ji Voun Oan;-. at th Perrta A. C.
of lultunora lor tuoli. rounUi oo IVb. S-V
Tom Otb.'iiKi will uulf In .nothrr ifu-niund
o,i-(!iiioa Iwul at Ui Tnii Hall tf hVrantoo.
'a. oo th nitht of I'ob 27 Ul. moonDt wtU
be UlllT Rremrr. rmrr'.T of MtW.uk". but oj
now mVni PMUiWi-hU hs Scif. At f-e
a club tomonvM nlrlil tai t!oaril of llil
ii.uln, fwft Tommt rwn of r.ranlon In
w quid so of trn roiind.,
Jon Jfntrtt inJ Turn Cowlsr. tbe Ciib
Among tho visitors nt the Giants'
headquarters wcro Heinle Zimmer
man, llert Nlohof and Walter Holke.
.Ltht .Secretary Foster wouldn't bay
witviuiir ur uui uiuy oau oigaoti con
I Lieut Leon Cadoro of the Brook
lyn pitching staff Is expected to re
turn ironi uuropc to-d.iy, whero be
distinguished himself on tho battler
fields of Franco. .j
tMtchcr Jim Scott, who did greal
work us a pitcher of the Whlto Sox.
announces his retirement from base
ball. He won a captaincy la the
Hrrrirtt -So UtUM an fUbt-m-itM tout .t "Tfi "VTev - .
tl Arsxw A. A. i Jew nu IlfiCiu on Jrancc. Jack Bentley. first
Mo...Ur DUbt r r..J tll.l. for their 1 f Jl1.10. "x ,SoX' Ua b,ecn
enil. tbli b-Hsj M ri wnt. of tin fm. Tt
rtlin. afler tb SUI tud UKrn lt Mo ft 'tn'.
of t!.e ivreiiit.. TV 1,ut tlnul a Uj ciol
I ot (wht tint, lie retvlpt. jn,w,utltn to o 't
Il.lUIni LcrlMtr bM jft been atsinl up r
n.Klr bout br bin bin-line mizi;vt. Pan II J--
go. He IU bnik up ltb Hutt OK ti
rtionl Illburtb ICM tmiiTl;lit. for ttn
rtmnU tt lb. ntu biilu tlim of tb Qumui.
tritj A. C of buffalo. N V en oext Mnruar
tUeht. A. trnnk.r bu mined lam.lf into -r.
fert roiiditi.is uiln Uw tnut ouflit to t a
bummrr from uxn to Imxii.
Vlenne. th. premier loilru rroo"r ot
Kraoce, to-iUy oable.1 Uu Mmv.n offiTinf biaa
30 ret cent, of tie gne rtiTelpt. . for a twty
Mutl lrt wtxran li.tuic ncruur .no
Georrt Carivallv. the lreorb lifiTyr;t m-
tlon, In 1'jltU lu Juoe. Iten c.U-.t tork. .ek.
bn for . iruruitoc of 1JOO. 1Ui m 07103
of 25 per vfcl. oi tbe grtKi rvuirtj arul two
rmmd trio licArt.
Tlftfer Jrven Una Mnthlnir to I.nar.
Princeton's hockey team has every
thing to gain by defeating Yalo at the
flrooMyn lco Palace, lledfurd onti Allan
tie jvrmien. nrooniyn. on rstiuruH
nlirht. If thu Tigers ruccejisfully claw
thx Uull.log. II means that I'rlnt-etou
will nave a cnance to win ino cnainpion
rhlp of th HlK Three when tliev ineot
Harvard st tho same rink Feb. 22. The
Yale and Prlnretnn ravens are evenly
matched ana tne. garms bkoiuu prove 1
rlnre, hard-fought affair from titart t
llrennnn anil I.l.e Win Hon tn.
SYHACUSi:, Feb, 12 Bill Urennan
tho big Ir'sh light heavyweigiit of Chi
cago, outpointed Harry Crob of Pitts
hucc in ten rounda before the mmnbei
of the Olympian A. A. In one of the best
heavyweight bouts n In this part of
the country In yeura. Johnny Llane won
from Young Mlcnaeis 111 snotner ten
near groat players If tho chance to were fairly even, but after that Fareso
develop Is given tnem. went to tno iroin. 111a wuibhib. iuriu
I'nre.c IJr lleecbcr Attain
Harold Fareio of HarrlMii outpointed
mrlle rteei-her for the vecond time a
Troaler's. Newark, Iwst night in a fast
eight-round uoui, ino jirn two ruunuc
Despite the fact that hi has
two medals ftn bravery In action In
through the two major leugues and
sent to the Baltimore International.
Who says that sentiment Is dead
Hear Dyer Sing
And See Him Box
Mt( nrork. tb Clnmvid HzVueUbt. tn
ImVttl tile cualend fur Um lutlitwelrf bt
tie a teAr api, mtul . irrty Ui erring lurk, for
lit b.i eilffeml to drliMt. lu nuo week. lto
h-rt l.t to 1'rial.tc ll.-it at Ui. Minneipolb
Uniai Club, and 00 Mnndajr nlrtt Knoekout
Mari of CiDcir.DQt'l ?u the dtviAiao orar Ulm
I ew Ortnan. in a fifteen roual bout.
rUmrtit llirri. tnatohmk.r of tbe American
A. ot llallltrare, li mating hi. tboe IrjUut
to (rt) up Jobnnr Orllfith. and Jark Priilon
fo a deeulon bout at bw elub on I'eb SS
Tommjr Walah. manager of On(flt13. la d go1Dg
10 let Jobnnj .ror nrl men like llrlttoa
b. nnta Oritfitui to' add knn.'kouta to bit
rword. not defeata.
Joe Welling of Qilragn and Phil H'oren th-
ntnokijn llgbtnelglit ,bn vat rerent'j defeatnl
In Pele Hartley In a flflnn imind bmil al lie
Amrnean A. A. of IUIUmnte, mil erwne u-th.ir
tn a return batUe of tuelte neiuibi. to a dirt
ton. at tbe National A. C of I'roildeme. It. 1
Uvniebt. Illmra got the drrinlon oier Vrllltu!
at the National A. C. neTeral k ago, tut
Joe etpnta to beat blm Una time.
ADoumr tool t.iut ttcen little f-llcw ta
carded to be fought at the Oljmnia A. of
I'btiadetliill 00 l'eb. SI. Ttw 'ad. vrbc nl'.l
figure In It are champion I'ele Herman and Joe
Hurmaii cf Cbieago. Punuaa'a manager
finally untrUJ blm 10 curt a rcil (Uater, T-ej
will l.'X alt rounuit.
LiramT Ma.11en of rinikljn anj IIM.1t Me
I "maid of llallfaa pu' no web a g"c flf.ien
"in,i dn bitue al llalliai laet Krldaj lught
'.at UiCT bate been reuuuhcl lo Iku In Hie
11, ill another flfte-n mutd tuut fen 'Jl
Joey Foi. the Kngl 1I1 feather, elgv baa iuat
irritoil lu tbU countn and la looklug for hnu'
mtb our rl Utile lelloni bere. Ici U1 be
. ki.l after by Johnny Jfoooey tn ( rme
xaodgur of IVf.ou tigbtera and aUt tnziu ir..
uiotor r. that rita. Mooney ut tritn Lo bo. k
to lcs for a pout with I rauk.. lltrre.
C)' lif.Oieln, ibl ii-a. ono of tho beet
lithium In tliu ring .Mtind ll(ttou for ,a lot
tine, w no' a nuiuger of fahtcrij Me l.ai
lei MM to plaia acieral of tho .T.ipm ,miu
ni management aa bo frela that ha eio make
t itom ul theiii. fbilcy Parker, tbe ll'ii
e:ap.ir mtb tnao kn.i knut, hih t,t lurilii'
uy ijixKi.il rarkur i. antitea, to nuke eniaid,
itk.re ficmiig to sue Ilia mo miugr brutbera
. rolline tRiri.
Klrtit Ilacc i'utblu, HtUdcii blup,
Second Race Hnhy Gal. Uean
t.niller, bAlnt'a UridKe.
Tri.rd ftaco Uuloity, Philistine,
Kniirth Kavc Bolster, Courtkhlp,
I.'ifth Hare Neppcrtian, Walnut
Sixth Itaccrrunca, Sir Oliver,
Seventh Race Ben
Urauio, Puts and Calls. ,
- - - 1
The Boxers' Loyalty Leaguo, headed
by Dan Morgan, Joe Jacobs, Eddie
Pollack and Eddio Mead, Invaded Baxo
Hospital No. S, Grand Central Palace,
lasr night und staged a cracker jacic
boxing show for tho entertainment of
several thousand wounded soldiers.
What proved to be the feat uro of thai
evening was tho appcaranco ot Fred
Dyer, welterweight champion of Aus-I
truliu. Bcforo putting tho paddod
mitts on r red entertained tho wound-
id mcn with soma Hawaiian songs.
accompanying Ulmsclt un tbo uluv-
Immediately after this performance
Dyer donned the gloves and engaged
in a slashing threo-round bout with
Joo Dillon, a taut llttlo bantamweight.
Not contented with all this, Fred
then guvc tho heroes ot Undo Sum
Another bout which was full ot I
action brought togothcr Marty Cross, I
a member of tho famous Cross fam-
lly, and Huppy Howard. In tbui 1
bout Marty demonstrated that ho 1
still carrion u knockout blow in both
mitts by tho stitf punches ho .handed
Walter Laurcttc, tho crack welter
weight of New York, and Jack Lon.
.tr, .,i.imn,l in n h;i rit fnn r-H t Vinfttla
"'II . . . .. E, . ... . w-.vuft WMVWW,
VI Wlllcln '.v nt'.w honan tinn. who nitji
been added to the league's llet, gavtfaV
a good account of lilnihelf In u Clpf;
roaring contest with Joe Guns, uiaai
colored welterweight champion.
in addition to tlie above bouts
them wero numerous other cooUVff
battles, In which tho following box
ing slurs appeared: Dick llaymond '
and .mcklo Moore, nobby Gardner
and Mavy Green. Bernlc Newman
anil Arthur Chick. Joo Daly and
Willie Herman. Paul Itichmond tad
Frnnkln Mann. Smoke Krlly and
Johnnv Hurt. Farmer Sullivan and
Su lor Vo'H
he i.Mlnwinc oltl-llmeri" referred!
Yi"inr Jr IT". Kid Mt-Partland. Billy
rjrupii nnij rinrrie i-nrnen.
VAN bUttUN NU UftAltK MH
COME THROUGH AT GOLF.
PALM nUACII, Klu.. Feb. 12 ThoN
first round of niateli play In the South
Florida rliaiuplonship was marked by
exeepthiinlly good golf ns might havo
been exnn:lM frnni tile fact that 111
the iiiallf lug round 11 03 wns required
to get a plum In the fifth flight. Both
J. It. Van Ilure'i. Shi'rwooil nnd W. .1,
tlmtcr. Daklntxl, who Miami tied with
75h lor tli.. nifibil. e.ime through. Bax
ter li ul nil I mild do to dlnpoao of
Alfred Morrell. Ilar'n-nsnek. whom ho
defentftl. up. In a fine niiiteh. In which
Hnxtur hail n in' diil .mre nf 73. Hixtc
linii In np t W. It. f.,. ,fii, of New Tork
in rt. y. i'i l 1.11 iiiiri-n uil meul
fli iii' - L- in M' i k Jr ui Monielalr.
J-.-1 5 1 , f.'. 1.1 I
I it li'f tiir "Ijuha."
il" i" Maw V.e.i
nf ho V. .
n cm a' a.
of tin; Na.
' ' iwinty-seven
h' P O Pierre
Yard branch of
n' ln ijht of t'olumnii... nnd ktirtd In
Im nrid.tu street uu 111 Urooklyn. iL
itirjrn pei'"e-ne.i n ttv l.oiita. In h
Hint mnimi uf ,..cht 'niiTi.lj 1, a i.J
Johnny Darey of thu n:it. In his leoSfc
olid bunt .Miearu t,,0'K un Jack MurphrlEt
anolhjr "gub.", Tna boUt went
hi tt I