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THE EVENING WORLD, SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1922.
NO LIMIT TO RECORD BREAKING ABILITY OF WEISMULLER THE STAR-FISH OF HUMAN FISHES 1 7-YEAR-OLD CHAMPION E SISLER IS Copyigln .9::; by Robert Edgren FIRS! IN NEARLY GEORG WORLD'S GREATEST SWMER ALL DEPARTMENTS s Has Confined Races to Short Distances, but Will Go After Longer Events Next YearWon First Race When Seven. O rl i T7J oy rvooeri cagrcn. They all look great while they're breaking records. Tho record books were once plas tered from end to end with the names of Charlie Daniels and Joe Spencer., Duko Kahanamoku was next to cop championships by the score. Ruberl. (gWollmer, McGilllvray. Cann, Langer, 'TKIeran and Hcbner made a list of rec ords. Norman Hoss, a gigantic fel low, as tall as Jess Wlllard and twice as wide, wiped out all existing marks t his Pivorlte distances. Only a couple of years ago Hoss told me that he Intended 'o'trnln one year more, to put the swimming records he held up td high that they'd last long after he retired. And no-" along comes Johnny Wois muller, a seventeen-year-old Chicago boy, making the old-tlmo champions look liVi mud-turtles in the water. Wherever Wclsmullcr swims he breaks records. Ho lias been swim ming fdr the Illinois A. C. only about a year, and ho Is already tho greatest wimmcr of tho ccntu "BaCA" Uachrack. tho club coach, fhln's Wcismuller the fastest swlm- ''flier cvr.r known In ancient or modern times. 'Dofoio a rucc," says "Back," he aslu me what the record Is for the distance. I tell him. " 'All right,' ho says. 'I'll break It.' ' "Records don't moan anything to Jilm. Although 1'vo trained the boy 9&md taught him and watched him, I wouldn't venture to guess what his limits are In speed. No matter how fast he swims ho seems to be able to break his own new record whenever he wants to. Ho is tho strongest swimmer in tho world in spite of his youth, and I expect to see him lengthen his distance and go right along breaking records as he grows older." IM'iTATED LIFE GUARD WHEN SEVEN YEARS OLD. Johnny began swimming when ho wao seven years old. Ho saw a life gunrd at Fullerton Beach. Chicago, trudgo through the water, and. Jump ing In, Imitated tho stroke so skilfully that in a short time he could easily utrfwim all tho other boys and win all the boys' races. After that he almost lived in the water. Ho was quick as a flash at picking up new Ideas about swim ming, although a rather backward youth In .school. Ho has some trouble in explaining his success as a swim mer and when asked technical ques tions always refers tho Interviewer to Coach Bachrack. Weismuller comes from a section notable for Its swimmers. It may eem odd that the inland should furnish so many swimming cham pijns, but there" Is plenty of fresh wAter around Chicago. Water sports are popular along the Great Lakes, which may explain why so many re cruits for the navy were obtained In the Middle West In war times. Charlie Briokley of Harvard, after a season at Northwestern University, ex pressed surprise over the athletic situation In that part of the coun try. 'Those birds out there." said Brlckley, "don't care much about football. Their hobby Is swimming and water polo. At Northwestern they refused to talk about football, but never tired or telling me about, their swimming prospects." k jonnny weismuuer is mucn iiKe Charlie Daniels, the great old time , champion, in build, being long and i slender. He has a graceful, easy way i of gliding through tho water. During his early training he made a close j study of slipping along with as little uisiuroance 01 mo water as possioie. In boat racing, boats are designed and tested to move at high speeds without throwing a wave or leaving a tumbling wake behind. Weismuller New York A. C. tank against Leo Giebel of Rutgers, and also swam faster than the accepted record, win ning easily In 2in. 19 1-Bs. But on Slay 26 Weismuller shat tered all recoids for tho distance In Honolulu, where lie went hoping to meet Duke Kahanamoku In a series of races. The Hawalians, greatest swim mers of the world until America turned out Hoss and Weismuller, were amazed to see the Chicago boy plough through 220 yards In 2m. 16 3-5s. Next day Weismuller proved that he was an all-around champion by meeting Warren Kcaloha, the Ha waian swimmer, In u 100-yard back stroke race. Kealoha held the world's record. He swam so well In defend ing his championship that the result was neatly a dead heat, Weismuller winning by an almost invisible mar gin In lm. 4 4-5s. Kealoha's world's record was lm. 6 2-5s. BEST AS OLYMPIC PROSPECTS. Among other world's records turnedV In by the I. A. C. champion this year was a mark for tho 100 yards, made In the I. A. C.-N. Y. A. C. relay race In the national cham pionships held in the slow seventy-(lve-foot tank of tho New York Ath letic Club. Bach swimmer covered 100 yards of tho 400-yard relay, and two swimmers were added to con tinue to 600 yards for the new world's ecords. McGilllvray started for the Illinois A. C, swimming his hundred In 36 2-5s. Buddy Whalen made It In 6Ss. Harry Hebncr, Olympic champion, was timed In 56 2-5s. Then came Weismuller, who scooted through the 100 yards of tumbling water In 52 3-5s., world's record time. Jones followed in 5; l-5s. and Slegel in 57 4-6s.. The marvel of Welsmuller's speed is best shown by comparing his time with tho times made by his team mates all crack sprint swimmers Tho team broke records for 400, 500 and 600 yards. We've had some wonderful Olympic Games material In the past, with champions like Daniels, Spencer, Cann, Hebner and a score more of nearly equal ability, but nover an Olympic prospect In 'the water sports like Johnny Weismuller of tho I. A. C. Just how fast he will bo going when the Olympics come along no one can predict. But another year of develop ment In strength and experience will no doubt enable him to break all the records he haB made to date. And there are several other young sters comlpg up In different parts of the country who may be able to give htm a race. (Copyright, 1822, by Robert Edgren.) mm it t rsi IWrled out his swimming positions by ""holding his arms out ahead wtth his hands resting on a pneumatic tube. turning his head to watch tho effect of his kicks and his body movements through the water. HOLDS MOST WORLD'S RECORDS In this way he found the proper arch of the back that gave best speed results and then developed the six beat stroke that he uses nt all dls- tances. When he stops swimming, his body carries on through the water, showing that he has cut resistance to a minimum. At seventeen he'll be eighteen next October rWelsmuller holds more world's records than any other swim mer In America, Last winter he startled the swimming world by swimming 220 yards In 2m. 17 4-5s., at the Great Lakes Pool In Detroit- lust 2 seconds under Ted Ca'nn's world's record recognized by the In ternational Swimming Federation Thla Jeat has not yet been officially passed on. X wtlt later Johnny sworn In the i i JoHrmY"VlElSrAyi.V.e . SNlfArv5 CHArtPvoMS 36tu3 at foci, opero WTH THE PouraRrniu SVX - O EAT STROrfB iMAT HNS GIMBH mn a, SCORE OF WoRLD'fc RECORDS. 3bwb Developed gp&eo by siHtid PKeOAAATlC TUBE AfU STODVIUQ H5 VNftKe' IN "THE Y1A.TGR. AS HE KlCKtns HIS VNAY AA-OtAG tsoM we Brown's .Star Leads Botli Leagues in Practically Every Branch of Game. CHAKUE t)AWei I POSTED H.13 OP SEAJEtA vIohnhY Could . BAT THQ Bus - SAIAMlHfi RACES 111! Harry Greb Will Defend Title For First Time in Philly Bout Meets Tommy Loughran but Contest Will Not Be to a Decision. By John Pollock. For tho next open air boxing show to be staged at tho Philadelphia Na tional League Ilascball Park on the night of July 10, Promoters Taylor and Gunnlss have so far booked up three good eight-round contests. Harry Greb, the light heavyweight champion, will go against Tommy Loughran of Phllly, nitchle Mitchell of Milwaukee meets Karl Franco of California, nnd Pal Monu of New Orleans tackles Joe Tiplitz of Philadelphia. Coognn, tho Hrooklyn HchtnclBht, and Al Murphy of Scrnnion, 'a. Thoy were nlgiuMl up to-day to nitet fn a ten-lound hout at a show to be brought off nt Scrauton, ra mi the night of Juno 22. Coogan should outpoint Murphy. riccnuse of tho unccrtnln weather the managers of Mickey Walker, tho Elizabeth welterweight, and Jock Malono of St. Paul have decided to stage the ton-round go be tween the fighters at an Indoor nhuiv to be held by tho Arena A. C. of HoKton on Monday night. Walker Is to rcn-lto $j,'XKI and Malone H.0O0. Clem Johnson, tho colored heavyweight of New York, nnd "Tut" Jackson, a cuioreu "heavy" of the West, will elasn in a ten- round bout at Beranton, I'a., on tho night of July .1. Ai Jackson was to halo fought Jack John-win at Washington .ouri house. O., on July i. the chances are that that hout has been called oft by- the au thorities. WENDELL DENIES HE HAS RESIGNED FROM YALE BOARD A match haj been clinched between Mel FIFTEEN AMERICAN GOLFERS IN CANADA AMATEUR TOURNEY HAMILTON. Ont., June 17. Fif teen Americana are among the 120 golfers who will tee off Monday In the 36-holo qualifying round of the Canadian amateur championship over the Ancaster links of tho Hamilton Golf Club. The thirty-two players with the lowest scores In the qualify ing test will continue at match play. The final round will be played Satur day. Pflromlnent among- the entrants from the United States are Thomas D. Armour, former Scotch champion, who now represents the Westchcster- Blltmore Club at Rye, N. Y., and J. D. Standlsh jr. of Detroit, Mich. Pairings of the Americans for the qualifying round were announced as follows: J, V. Young, Hamilton, vs. George C. McMahon, Buffalo. L. B. Paton, Danvers, Mass., vs. F. G. Hoblltzel, Sarnia. Parker Wright, Buffalo Country Club, vs. It. V. Vllleneuve, Feteiboio. J. V. Wadsworth, Buffalo Park, vs. C. B. Grler,, Koyal Montreal. W. O. Wood, Toronto Golf, vs. C. A. Redaloe, Niagara Falls, N. Y. J. W. McDermld, Peterboro, vs. Paul Hyde, Buffalo Country Club. R. McAullffe, Buffalo Country Club, vs. A. A. Adams, Hamilton. T. D. Armour, Rye, N. Y., vs. Neal Sells, Buffalo. F. C. Webber, Peterboro, vs. H. Jackett, Buffalo Country Club. J.Mllac jr., Toronto, vs. C. H. Hyde, Buffalo Country Club; J. Sul livan, Toronto, vs. C. E. Langley, Washington, D. C; J. Kennedy jr., Buffalo Park, vs. G. MacDonald, Peterboro. S. Sclatcr, Hamilton, vs. Leo Chase, Buffalo Park; W. J. Thomp son, Toronto, vs. L. W. IJrenmvn, Utlca, N. Y.j N. M. Scott, Montreal, vs. L. L. Brcdln, Detroit; W. W. Pat ton, Schenectady, N. Y., vs. W. C. James, Lambton, Toronto; A. Wil son, Montreal, vs. G. M. Standlfer, Washington, D. C.j L. Hamlll, Toronto, vs. J. Drydollk, Aurora, N. Y.j W. J. Hogg, Hamilton, vs. J. D. Standlsh Jr., Detroit. COLLEGIATE BODY VOTES SCORING REVISIONS CHICAGO, June 16. The National Collegiate Athletic Association to night voted to hold the 1923 meet on June 9; decided In favor of a team championship Instead of Individual championship?: for nn unlimited team membership Instead of teams of ten athletics, and for revision of the scoring system to Includo six places at five, four, three, two, one and one-half. The recommendations will be sub mitted to the entire membership for final decision. The new points cover virtually those sought by the Uni versity of Illinois, which Bhowed re luctance In entering the present meet. LIVE WIRES By Neal R. O'Hara. No one In Boston would object It Frazee's Red Sox traded places with the Yanks. That Carpentier-Beckett match should be a great Incentive for the spectators to arrive on time. The reason Carp refuses to come across here again may be our Income tax mora' than fear of our fighters. Nothing but two weeks of rain will keep the A's out of last place by July 4. The more balls he bangs over the fence, the more Babe Ruth helps out the gate. Three college pluns have signed with Connie Mack, proving that they didn't learn much at college. There would be more sport in col lege rowing if the crews iacd out to the three-mile limit "I wouldn't put on one glove for $50,000," sajs Johnny Kilbanc dis cussing a scrap with a challenger. Johnny evidently bellevs in bare fisted robbery. . . When Johnny was a kid, we dare say, he wouldn't take olf his stocking the night before Christmas unless Santa Glaus guaranteed him a $60 drujfl. At the Itldccwood firovo Sporting Hub of Drooklyn to-hlglit Sailor Joe Kelly will hook up with Joe IKitipaey In the feoturo bout ol twelve rounds. In the set'nl-flnal of tur. rounds, Willie Dnnvj, ll.a Brooklyn fighter, will go against Joo Krlsco for ten rounds There will be three other bouts. A match has been booked for Homton, Tel., for Monday night at which Hattllng fleddy. the leteran reatnerweigni ot . York, will go against Franklu Garla, a Western battler. In the main go of ten rounds, lleddy Is still nblo to tight, oespue his many years of fighting. Prankle Oulll. the promising featherweight of Drooklyn. and Andy O'lloylo of New York will exchange punches In a twene-rounu go at tho Itlnk Sporting Club of Drooklyn to night. Willie Herman of rater'on s. Joi- Mandell for twelve rounds, Willie Farley vs. Tommy Milton, six rounds; Hartley Bchlff Nick Nelson In another six-round scrap. Drvan Downey, the crack middleweight of Columbus, O., who was shaded by Joik Malone of St. Paul In a ten-round bout at Aurora, 111., on Monday night, diew down the nice sum of $1,000 for his end. This was the guarantee his manager, Jlnmiv Dunn, received for him. The gross receipts figured over $12,000, and Malone got $.t.t.CHJ for his end. Joey Leonard, brother of Champion Ilenn Leonard, will meet Sammy Marco, a young fighter who has been boxing at the regi ments, In the first bout ot four rounds at the big show to be staged by Tex Itlckard at the Velodrome on June 2(1. at which Benny Leonard and Jack Drltton will ilal Harry Foley, heavyweight, ot Hot Sprlnis. who knocked out Charley Wolnert In two rounds at New Orleans several weeks ago. will tako on Welnert In a return battle, thi ttrne for twelve rounds, at the show of th. Dtoad A. C. of Newaik, N. J., on Moudav night. Sliamus O'lirttn, the Yonkers lightweight , has been matched by his manager, Ja K Jones, to hot l'ete Hartley at the Hteepli chase A. A.. Kockaway, next Kilday mgM .Artie Martin, who recently won the d' i slon over Samrnle Stone, has been inatilitd by Ills manager, Lou Drown, to box SI'en' Kegan at I'reeport, Ind., Monday night, "l Krankle Kltzpatrlck at Long llranrh June S3. Willie J a'. I.. iot, will go against I'helffer of Harlem In the main go of tei rounds at the Commonwealth Kportlng ' of Harlem to-ulght. Thero will bu two othu ten-round scraps, Jimmy Sullivan mei ih Giorgio Hush and Sid Duller of Uncial fighting 1'ianKle t'ttzpatiliit Three ten-lound bouts will be held 11' Cueensboio A. ". of Long Island L'n ' night. (Uorge Chancy and rrankle lin.i meet In the main go while I'loyd Johnson the California heavyweight will take Capt. Dob Hoper, and Jimmy Carroll lov ' ueoigle I'ux in the other scrap. Scotty Montlelh Is no longer In pan hip with I'.dillo Mead. The men neie partnership for several months with a string of fighters, but they had a illssgrsemen' and decided to disole partnership Chairman of Athletic Com mittee Does Not Contem plate Any Such Action. k NHW HAVEN, Conn., Juno 17. I'rof. Cluronco W. Mendel), In u state mt'lit to tho Assoclalcd tiess at 1.30 A. M., denied published icporls that ho had resigned ns Chairman of Iho Vale Hoard ot Athletic Control or that ho was contemplating resigning from the board. The report of his resignation nnd Pi of. Mendcll's denial of such action followed the making public last night of a report of the "Voluntary Com mittee on Yale Athletics" which took issue with Prof. Mendcll's recent ex pression that "Wo can look back on a reasonable good year." The report of tho "Voluntary Com mittee" also clinrged that tho athletic situation at Yalo "Is ho befuddled and mishandled thnt it seems that nothing short of complete remodelling ot the system o control, finance and coach ing will servo to remedy it WESTERN CONFERENCE GOLF STARTS MONDAY CIIICACIO, Juno 17. Play will lf gin Monday nt tho Midlothian Coun try Club In tho first WcsKun ronfnr cnte golf championship, nranged ;n regular port fixtures of tho Ilig Ten There have been Irregular and nitlu'i rraatlc contests by players It mil some of the confetence schools, but this is the first rheet fimully con ducted by the conference In the same way as track meets and other ath letic competitions. Kvpry one of the Big Ten timei sitles will hnvo contestants on the links, but Chicago and Illinois ate the favorites, becauso of tho showing made by their golfers in Intrrrol lrgiattt team matches which hnvo boon held this spring. Theie nre some fine par players among the students, nnd with the golfing events tixtnics, it is planned to develop plajeis or Hip highest ability during the next f w yea is. Some of the school! ha' golf links of their own and some have established n regular couise in gull, using driving nets during 4J1P winter months. Tho gnmo is taught much as men are coached In other athletics Women uro allowed to take the In junction also, but no championship bus yet lieen arranged for them VIRGINIA ATHLETES MADE GOOD SHOWING UUIKIAXTOWN, West V i I ' i: -A summitry of athleih i.miistH n which West Virginia fniwitty 1. mis participated dui'n,; the past ,.,u, shows that the in uniniii ers Mitually broke even in the HI ewnis l.,(.ht teams won 55 contu.UH, lost "il and tied one. Tho summ'tiy showed' WieiUlilig. five won. three loal . b-' ill, 16 won, 11 hist: varsit) football, im won. four lout, one tied: seemi dity football, icveu won, thiee Ion. , .unity basketball, nlno won. la lost: fn-sliman basketball, eight won. II lost: track, two won. two luct: unnis f i. won, seven lost. Major League Averages NATIONAL LEAGUI .IIIMI IIITTKUN. Plajer. Chili. A. II. Ilornnliy. St. Louis. . .. :03 (Jdwdy, Doston 1H1 Drasslcr, Cincinnati SI Hargrave. Clnelnnntl 0'.) Higher, Pittsburgh 212 Haubert. Cincinnati 220 (irlnies, Chicago 1D2 Tlerney, Pittsburgh 00 Houthworth, lloston 123 Inincnn, Cincinnati 212 Maranvllle, Pittsburgh ... 207 Itohwer. Pittsburgh M Smith, St. Louts 171 Moknn, Pittsburgh M Mrllenry, St. Louis lint Miller, Chicago till Carey. Pittsburgh Il.1 Walker, Phlladdphla 172 lalner, St. I,oul ,'17 Topoicer, St. 1auIs l.ll Mann. Ht. Louis Lee. Philadelphia ... Hollocher, Chicago . Pow-rlt, lloston Darfoot, St. U.uli.. Harper, Cincinnati . Alnsmlth, St. Louis, ns K2 21 C l.Vi i nil 131 II HI 37 8 37 -."i Wl (iH 31 12 71 mi II .Ml 111 III M m r.ii 12 ' 43 2CI l iH I III 10 P ' ..Till .:itt.-. ..'is l ..'171 .371 .3111 ..TV I .313 ..111 .3311 .333 .33.1 .32S .32S .:i'.'7 .327 .3211 .3211 .321 .321 .321 .317 .312 .3111 .3ns .::i7 .3IHI GIANTS. AMERICAN ,:nm ii it liayet. Club. Slsler, St. loul SupheiiHon, Cleveland . Miller, Philadelphia .. Speaker, Cleveland . . . Cobb, Detroit Collins. Ht. lamli O'Nvll, Cleveland Karr, Doston Ilellmann, Detroit llliie, Detlolt Utile, Cle eland Van (illcler. Ht. Wil.. Ilnssler. Detroit Hooper, Chicago Mr.Manus, Ht. Louis.... Hcureld. SI. lanils Toblu. St. Louis Vcarh, Detroit Mclnnls, Cleveland .... (lardner, Cleveland ... Clnrk. Detroit Hiine, Detroit Jainlesou, Clcwland .. llalloway, Philadelphia Shorten, Ht. Ijnula J. Hewell, Cleveland... Smith, Doston Cnlshaw, Detlolt LEAGUE. ri'.itM. Phljei. A. II. II PC. Kelly 20,1 72 .K llaneroft 222 711 .312 sutler nr. :r.i .:i:i:i Young 2(17 IIS .3211 Cunningham 71 21 .321 1 11 nil 2IMI m .3211 I'tlsch 120 3S .317 Meusel 21)1 III ..'III Itawllngs 1113 211 .2X2 Hhlntiers 1011 ."0 273 Smith 73 211 .2117 ROBINS. Player. II. Cilfflth T. (Irlfflth Johnston .. Mers Wheut fiellerry ... Nels Olson , Ituether ... HunglluR .. Miller High Ward , Hihmnndt . A. It. II P.O. 11)1 411 .3H' Kr7 3H ..Wi 223 77 .31.1 224 71 .33(1 21 I'.S .312 IIS 20 .2111 13 13 - .2.HII 143 41 .2S7 33 I. .2S3 r,0 II ,2K(l IKI IS .273 212 Hit .2111 II 10 .241 101 3S .232 PITCHING RECORDS, ui.wr.s. Player. Causey ... Dnuglns .. .1. Haines Ityan Nehf W. L. I' ('. 4 I .K(KI 7 2 .77H II 3 1,117 7 4 .11311 K .' I'.l.i IIOIII.W. Player. w I. Slulver 2 I Vance s Catlore 2 'I Smith 2 3 lit hues 3 7 Mitchell n 3 LEADING BASE STEALERS .atio.ai, i,i:(;m;. Carny, Plttsburth nornsuy, m. l.ouls Young, New York Illgbee. Pittsburgh Statx. Chicago A.ll II P . 231 HSI .133 1IM 13 .3.I1 IW 70 .3711 1IIH 112 .31111 Hill Ml .3111) 111 7 .3fiS 12S 17 .3117 31 II .S.-.3 1111 I1H .331 1M1 113 .34'.) .13 12 .313 33 12" .313 171 r,H .3311 213 72 .33H. 211 72 .3311 2111 70 ' .333 222 72 .321 223 7(1 .31 1 2113 113 .310 1112 r,(l .:! PI 211 .3(111 III 2tl .3l!l , 2rti 113 .3117 . ISO ..".Oil . r.!l IS .3113 , 2(11 Ii2 .301 , llll II .3111 , ISO 31 .;ni YANKEES. Playei. A.ll Witt I ' Hrlinug I Hco It 2IU .tones 3d McMillan m Meusil HI Miller II" linker 213 lipl 2I1 Ituth 711 Mais 43 Wald 212 Tewster 131 Devuiiner 53 I 31 113 II IS 27 13 112 r.ii 21 II r3 32 III PC. .3d'. .3.VI .3111 ..".ml .:ii .2:17 .2113 .2HR .27: .21111 .2.MI .23(1 .211 .IWI PITCHING RECORDS. VA.MCIiCS. W. L. P.C. 7 t .873 Ii ,'l . .7.0 2 I .IM17 M .' .1113 4 4 ..MKI ."1 8 1.38.1 Player. Hush .... Hoyt .... Murray . Ma) a .... Shawkey .loin s LEADING BASE STEALERS. amiiiiicv.v i.CAtiiii:. Slsler, SI. U,ul- Williams, SI. Louis Si hulk, Chicago Hire, Washington Hooper. Chicago FIRST OPEN MEET" FOR WOMEN TO-DAY PC.1 .1.117 , nr. too .4I1 .:m INH) NEW-BORN GIRL BABY FOUND IN HALLWAY rln Crlr From Pastry II 01 llr veMl CmitelilH. Tollceman Halllnsn walked up to the desk In tho West 30th Street station at B A. M. to-day and gently laid n pastry box In front of the Lieutenant mi duty. "I didn't order uny lunch." wml th Lieutenant. "It nln't a lunrli," leplled the cop. "but I'm thinking It's wauling lunch," hn added, txs fnlnt cries eanio fioin the box. Then he llfte.l a 1 loth and levenled a newly born girl b.iby. It wan found In tliu box In u hall at N'o 117 West loth Street by Daniel Mi'.Niimnin. i lie was going out to work. There wue no identifying marks uml It was litken to llellevue. Women nlhletea of I lie Metiopolllun district and snvprnl from Pennsylvania will compete In Iho firs! open meet for their rnx this afternoon at llrlghton Ileach Held. The Raines will serve as a liyout for tho Olympic Clnnies for women, to be held In I'nrls noxt August The meet to-day will start at 3 o'clock Foremost among the entrants la Miss Adelaide Gehrlng of the Sow York Turn Vnriiii, who has held the national fene nig championship lor the past two years. Miss (J.-lirlng also la tho all-round chanipioti among the 'women of this country. She achieved this tltlo by do fen ting a field of COO In tho American Gymnastic 1'nlon festival In Chicago lecently. Nine, events nie on the programme, which conforms closely to Hint to be decided at the Inlet national classic foi women In Purls. There) Is every likeli hood th.it noniii of tho winners at the, Brighton meet this afternoon will he ronsldeicd for I he American team that will lie eut abroad In August. Of tho out-of-town contingent the out standing performer la Miss Katlierlne Davis of ricriinton, regaided us tho Kiealeat baseball pitcher of her 8px. SIi Is coining with Ihree other star girl ulh letes. Kor their benefit a baseball throwing competition hue been ndded 10 the programme PARK BENCH SLEEPER TRIES TO KILL HIMSELF I'mIIcpiiihii Prevent Sreuinl Shut i) .11 an l.llieli lo IIU-. limn who had been lium-heil up on u MudiHoii Square Park liemii look out a 32 callbio revolver ai I A X1 lo-day and tired 11 shot lnio Ins right lemple There was a stiiinpeib ot iiioiimiI leep eis from tho vicinity mid Policeman Gnidiiin ran over fioni 2il) SHeet unci naked llllll what v.i" t lie m.itler When the man found out lie could hear the cop and wasn't dead In- started lo shoot himself again, but tlu policeman knocked tho revolver from hla liund. Ho wa taken to llellevue. Hospital nnd charged with violation of tho SiiIHvhii law. Ho snld ho wui Julius Meln, thirty-two, of No 2S0 Hast (Jil Street The doctors think he will die WO LIT. M KMSKII MK llini. I-I.IIVKLAND. Olilo. June. 17.-J.ifK Wolle of C'kvciand mid .Johnny Kaiser of Si l.ouls. Iinnti'mw eights, have been remalrlied to meet In n ten-round, no decision liotit at ICaat St. l.ouls. III. July 3, II was announced to-iluy Wolf won 11 ii('Wiaier decision nwi Knistr ul Clneiiinal,! Inst WeilncsdiiN CHICAGO. June 17 (Associated I'rcss). Writing baseball this season lias developed almost exclusively lnto writing about Cleorgo Slsler, for th.j, incompnrnblc (Irst sncker of the St. l.ouls Drowns Is playing such brilliant ' baseball that he leads In nlmost eevry; branch of the sport nnd seems to bo- trying to win n pennant for Mound City slnglchnnded. Mujoi league averages released lo-1 day show thnt Slsler not only staud.l . nt the top of the American League lit" most branches of tho game, but thnj his llguies In most cases are better ' thun those inndc by uny N'ntiunuJ" Doaguer. The statistics show tlu'I Mlsler Is: First In batting averages In clthui- . league. Klrst' In 1 uns scored In elthci;-. league. First In total hits in cither lenguu Klist In totnl bases In either lengmv-. Klrsa In three base lilts In either league. 7? h'lrst in stolen buses In elthex league. fh Klrst in either league to make H)0- hits thlM season. And closo to the top In two bag gers and home runs In the American- League. , Hlhler went on a batting streak lajj weuk that brought his average to .U.I ngalnst .11!) the previous week. Uu, mudo his 100th hit Wednesday In tint, game with Washington which he vlr-, tually won with a homo run with tlu,'t buses full. Slsler's stolen bases nuin-- bor 23 with Ken Wllllums, his team- , mule, second In the American League, , with 21. Tho average Includo gunm.' of Wednesday. , LUNGLEN-MALLORY MEET WORKED UP ' LIKE TITLE BOUT LONDON, June 17. A heavywelghV championship prizefight hardly coiiiti nrotiflu moio Interest than is being' worked up over "tho coming Hrltlsr lentils championships nt Wimbledon It might as well be billed as a Len- . glcn-JIallury bout for tho title. Ultra-urlbtocratic followers of tennis icsent tho atmosphere of tin ring that is being dropped about such a high-brow sport as tennis, but the', rank and (lie know what will result If tho l-'rcaieh girl and tho, American woman get together on the courts They see no reason to hide the belief thnt It will bo a light. t All tho "stoam-up" proceeding.-" -lacunar to the Aincrlcun method uf working up a ring contest aro being ' employed nround the ienins runnt-. "" When Mrs. Mnllory, the American champion, was refeated yesterday by nlncleen-year old Kathleen McKuno In the seml-lln.ils of tha Kent Tour nninenl, lolk went around that th American woman submitted to some liiimlllation only to luro tho French girl to Wimbledon. When Mile. Len glen said her heart was bad nnd the might not bo ablo to defend her ' lOuropean title, some said Bho was advancing an alibi and others nrgtK-d that she was trying to make Mis Mnllory hut confident. Despite the-two defeats sustained by Mrs. Malloty on llrltlsh couits this season, tennis critics are not ; ready to hand her a check out "l Wimbledon In the caily rounds. Thei believed tho American when she snnl' nothing matteied to her In Urltalil but Lenglen's title and that she wim Just using the piollmlnary tournn ments as sort ol sparring matchex t . get into the best of shape. LEE FOHL DISCOVERS NEW FADE AWAY PITCHER ST Lei CIS. June 17. Unix 1 "Shucks" l'ruett, twenty-one ye.n old. University of Missouri pltclie. for the St. Louis Drowns, possesses, tho famous "fadcawuy' ball Him made Christy Mathewson tho woild' greatest pitcher, according to Lee l-'ohl, manager of tne Drowns. .Manager Kohl said he believed tl.uf I'uiett's "fadeaway" seemed superuiV to that ol the "old master" becnu "Shucks" thiows with his left hand which g'ves the ball a peculiar n veise twist P W ki:im:ii mi;.kii koii iu- I.VMI KICillT. cr.lin:ilLAND. Md.. June 17. -An- 1 1 ouiicemciil fns made here to-day i-v .lolni W. Snyder thut he had materiel Kay Kolstr. Ciimlicrland middleweight, nllh Harry Krohn of Akron. Ohio. u- .1 llfti eii-roiiml decision bout ot a lot it., theatre 011 Wednejduy nlglit, June tS. Kelsei wan matched a week ago 1 , meet Gene Ttinney. former light heav weight champion, at Kockaway, Nui . V01K. 011 July 7 Negotiations fm 't male 1 late 111 July with Harry Grel. o i-.it.iiuigh. light heavyweight ml. -li ,M 11. . Ii".. penu.iiK Mill- s'l'HW Villi l'llli:i) III sllillll' VIATI-L The steamer Dorothy iuiivi .1 lu .la) from West Indian povls with tin Japanthii stewanl, T. Slitmaiimia. un.l r at rest for attempting lo shoot the olid mate, II any On s tei, 011 .Inn" : w 111 11 on lilt- iui 1 111 n.iiuiie. I'uiiim n SL-utfle, tho raptaln reported, the stew an I drew a pistol and shot hlnuelf, hut not senou nYVADjsWATER-WINGS pva.n 50 4 FOR SALE tVERVVWMCRC LEARN TO SWIM NOW Cl'AK'sNTf.EDBYAYYAD MFC CQ-IOfXKtN' N-J , S'4 4