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SHOULD FOLLOW BIG NINE LEAD G^ph^r Coach Entitled to Same Treatment Received by Stags and Yost. By O'Loughlln. $ light of the general m'ls'nnderstanding, or lad: of knowledge, of the Anal action of the Big' -Nine conference relative-'to*. the profes sional coaches, followers of gopher football fortunes are asking what effect the recent legislation i'Hl hate upon, the existing con tract with Dr. H. L. Williams. Dr. Williams' old contract expires in Au gust, and-at the last meeting .of the old board of athletle^ control, in January, 3u^t ^.before? that board went' out of existence, ar rievv three-yea contract was made. This contract was a dupli cate 'of the former* instrument,' save in that the coach -Was yoted an increase In salary .of 600 it ear, making-a, total?of^,500 per an num. In the old contract were the stipulations that the instrument became null and void in case football was abolished by the board of regents or if it became unprofitable from a financial standpoint. Just before the January meeting broke up, Dean Jones added the stipulation that, the con tract held good "unless the board of control were limited 4 the board of. regents, or. by the faculty." It was explained at the time that this proviso was Inserted to protect the athletlo. board from any possibility of suit to recover should football be abolished in the Big Nine. Not wishing to tie up the board, Dr. Williams acquiesced in the addition. There was not at that time, nor is there at present any question AS to rk*e wilHtigrxiess of tlie board to make-the contract or to grant the advance ID salaqr.- increase Was Just. The Increase In salary of the director of ath-, letics was thought to be no more than fair In light of what had. been done since he took charge of the athletic affairs at the univer sity. From a struggling body of athletes Min nesota had gained supremacy in western foot ball, or an even Tfrea with the leaders. Dur ing the last three years $25,000 or more profits have been sjJeot in permanent improvements on the athletic field, and at Christmas.there was. a balance of $8,000 after providing for the salaries of the year. At the University of Chicago, Stagg has been paid $3,600 for the past six years. Yost draws $3,760 on a five-year contract, which has four years to ru n. Kine was paid $3,250 at Wts consln, and Kraensleln drew $1,500 as trainer of the football and track teams. O'Pea also assisted In training the football men and had entire charge of the crews. At Michigan, Fitz patt-Ki draws $4,000 for training the track team. Stagg has the help of football and track trainers, and even the lesser colleges of the country paid more for track and football coaching .than did Minnesota. Michigan pays In round figures about $7,750 annually Wis consin, $4,750, exclusive of O'Dea, and Chi cago, $3,5*00 and tialners additional. When these figures are studied it would in dicate that Minnesota has been enjoying a bar gain in the coach line. Dr. Williams has been acting a* trainer and coach of football and track teams, doing the work of two or three men and. receiving less salary than any other coach in the middle west in a university of like stefnfllng. There have been no surgeons' or physicians' bills, as Dr. Williams, in con nection' with his trainng, has gven the ath letes' such medical attention as they required i a, Other Schools Stand Pat. Now, under the conference rules, Chicago is to keep Stagg at the old salary, Michigan keeps Yost at the same salary, but at Minnesota the coach Is confronted with a technicality in his contract which makes It possibW for him to be cut out of the $500 increase voted him, in good faith, by the board of control, and which Increase only puts him on. an equal footing wrth the Other coaches of the country. v''1''" The Interpretation of the local, contract seems to* rest w^th the faculty of the university. Dr. Williams fiaa been highly successful in his work at Minnesota, and in all fairness it would appear that the proper thing for the gopher faculty to do is to ratify the contract and go ahead in the same manner in which Chicago and Michigan are meeting the situation. Michigan's head called the recent conference, add Michigan was the one school to refuse to do anything with the coach question. Minne sota has stood for the professional coach from the Btart, President Northrop repeatedly ex pressing a belief that if football is played the work of coaching and preparing the players shtuld be looked after carefully. That the work has been well done" in Minnesota is ?*4. shown by the fact that in six years of cham ntnnetilTii -PA/v+l^n 11 ATIrmpRntn hflfl tlPVW had :^man suffer an which anything more than temporarilinjury disabling..-'was If JJIIB v"ftesl faculty forces an' abrogation OT V[ reputUatibTV of the January contract It -will meaflt'. "th^lf- the gopher coach Trill receire a ^fr.mnefi* WwfaT salary, \t n^ade under the new ^"'reguffe^sV.as. understood at present. Kp After" six or seven years of faithful service ,'at a lower?'salary than that received by coaches &\ whose teams he had licked and licked decisively, It looks In'all fairness'to^be up to Minnesota to ratify fthe January contract. The clause In the contract under which the cut Is possible was inserted, as Dean- Jones explained at the time, to protect the board. The "conference has not abolished football, and the gopher coach should receive the same treat ment which has been meted out to Yost and Stagg by their institutions. THOMAS SHARKEY IS STRONG FOR McGOYERN New' York, March 13.Tom Sharkey has 'picked ftterry McGovern as a sure winner for Wednesday night. The sailor says Terry will do it inside of three rounds, and that Nelson has no show because the Dane is good only when the "game is a staying one. '"If Terry don't put the Dane out in a mighty short time, then I'll give up the fighting dope and go back to the tall timbers," said Tom last night. "Nelson is all right when it comes to a sticking propositioni,s short game, with TerryJhe It good and proper." W but sure up againsat/in WW"l BED MEN REACH HOME Red Wing, Minn., March 13.The Red Men's basketball team returned last night after the tri umphant tour to the Pacific coast. The boys were met at the depot by a torchlight procession headed by the Red Wing Military band. After marching thru the principal streets the ball players were given a rousing .reception at the operahouse. POSTOFFIOE LEAGUE. Special to The Journal. .Appleton, Wis., March 13.The postoffice em ployees at the Fox River valley will form an athletic league. The circuit will include1 Osh kosh Neenah, Menasha, Appleton, Kaukauna and Green Bay. Baseball and bowling will be the principal games. Mrs. Chas. Smith of Ohio, writes: I havev jise -everJimes, remedy for sick headache I could hear of for the ripst fifteen years,, but Carter's Little Idver Puis did me more good than all the rest. & Tht best value-you ever 'sot in a lOc. Cigar is "'-found in the fatuous JOHN W, MACKAY All Havana Filler. Su matra Wrapper. Strict ly Spanish, handwork. Quality always uniform. Get one and smoke it the trial will make you. a steady customer. For Sale Everywhere. WTNECK & DOERR,M^ilI Distributors, Minn. ,&r-A*A Tuesday Evening, EVERYTHIN WORTH FERRIS MABtWORK WITH SCHAEFER Minneapolis' Billiard Expert Is in Line for Tryout in Fast Company. Partial arrangements have been made for a billiard combination between Jake Schaefer of .Chicago and Charley Ferris of Minneapolis, one of the best young billiard players in the west. Frank Billiter of the West hotel billiard room, who employs Ferris, was In Chicago yes terday trying to close a deal whereby the wizard will take the young man to New York with him as playing partner before the big champion ship tournament there next month. DOPE OP THE DAY -4 NOW HARVARD HAS decided to play ..foot- ball. Give the wheel another turn. ADAMRYAN has challenged Battling Nelson and Young Erne. He'll fight Erne. YOHO, THE NEW MANAGER of the Sharon team, expects to 6ail home in first place. A SINGLE in the championship season Is -worth a brace of home runs in a game with the Yazoo Cotton Blossoms. MIKE DONLIN pleads guilty to everything else, but says the story of his marriage Is untrue. PLAYERS MAY come and players may go, but Jake Beckley and Kid Gleason appear to go on forever. IRON MAN McGINNITY has Joined McGraw's squad in training In Memphis. He is In good shape now. IX MAKES KID GLHASON cnucfcje to Hear last year's players on college teams referred to as veterans. JOHN L. SULLIVAN Is beating It about the country with open challenges for anybody, 300 pounds ringside weight. A chance for Neromus. BOBBY WALLACE Is one of the ideal ball players. He scarcely has to turn a hand to get in condition, and reported to St. Louis weighing Just five pounds over his playing weight. TO PREVENT ANY NEEDLESS worry, the big league managers might consult Anna Eva Fay and learn Just, what is In store for them this season. AMID THE BATTERY of blngles that crash Into" the fences down south, remember that Messrs. Johnson and Pulliam will never hear of them. FAVORITE POEMS for sporting men: "Man Was Made to Mourn," Marvin Hart "Cross ing the Bar," -Tom Sharkey "The Man With tlie Hoe," James J. Jeffries. IF ALL THE players who threatened to Jump to the outlaws had done so the circuit of black listed players could very easily be increased to twelve clubs, sixteen men to a team. HARRY SMITH says that Jake Beckley is as chipper as any youngster he ever saw. Jake has surely discovered the fount of perpetual youth. MARVIN HART HAS written to George Te bean asking for a place on the Louisville team. AB. Marvin hit about .009 against Tommy Burns, White Wings will advise the pugilist, who is serious in the matter, to fade away. THE ENTRANCE to the hotel where Cincin nati stays in Marlin Springs, Texas, has the street number 871. After gazing at it a mo ment, Cy Seymour said to Ned Hanlon: "Clever of these people to hang up my last year's bat ting average." CHICAGO NATIONAL league people think they have the best team that has been put in tbe field in that city since the days of Anson. Perhaps they have. It certainly looks a whit better than it did last year. THE FORBES BROTHERS fought on the same night. Chick Tucker, did not appear at Sharon to -meet Clarence, and an easy man went on Instead. Q'Toole was not 60 kind to Harry at the Washington Sporting club. WIN KELLUM, the ex-Cinclnnatl pitcher, has signed his contract with the Indianapolis Ameri can association club. It took him some time to come to the conclusion that it would be ..bet- ter to play with the hoosiers for the terms they offered him than to take chances with -the ^out laws. HARRY KANE Is looming up strong with the Phillies at Savannah, and Manager Duffy says he believes this young Hebrew will prove one of the "finds" of the season. He has cut out all bad habits and Is paying strict attention to business. 4 DONOVAN OF the Detroits, once with Brook lyn, ha3 a theory that the pitchers -are pro gressing. more rapidly than the-batters. Some day, when he. is being knocked out of the box, and it happens to all of them* he will be will ing to trade the theorf off for one strikeout. ELLIOTT MADE the first home run of the season by knocking the ball over the fence at Memphis. The big pitcher has always been handy with the bat, and-if lie can pitch like he can hit, McGraw may find plenty of use for him this year. CINCINNATI baseball enthusiasts will watch the work of the hleblandem with some Interest during tbe comln season, owing to the fact that Etahn will pitch for the New Yorks. Cincinnati let him out last summer because he seemed to have" lost his effectiveness" against the Natiohai league players. About .the last game of ahyvlmr portance in which he took part was In Ne\fe York against the giants, and he was batfdF freely. OUTLAWS ARE LAVISH Money to Flow in the Tri-State League This Year. Journal Special Service. Memphis, Tenn., March 13.According to the belief in Southern league baseball circles, money will be spent with a lavish hand In the Pennsylvania baseball fields this year. This opinion is based on the amount of money being offered southern players to sign contracts in the outlaw league. Contracts, which the ball players describe as luscious-looking, are offered, and several southern stars have ac cepted. Charlie Shields, a Memphian who played with Seattle in the Pacific Coast league last year, has agreed to the terms offered from Altoona and will sign a contract as soon as it arrives. Bill Cannon, who has played left field with the Memphis team for two years, helping to lan'l the pennant In 1904, has also signed with Al toona." Jack Law will return to the Pennsyl vania circuit, and Otto Williams, the New Orleans shortstop, also is to desert the South ern diamonds for the outlaws. McGOVERN PUT OUT His Landlord Was Evicted Payment of Rent. New York, March 13.Terry McGovern was put out yesterday up at Johnson's roadhouse, on eviction proceedings brought about by Mrs. Johnson, the proprietress of the hotel. At the beginning, of this year Mrs. Johnson leased,the hotel to Antonio Tommarazo for a term of ten years..Theflrst\month's rent was paid promptly by-Tommarazo, but when the second instalment was due, Tommarazo failed to pay. Mrs. John son promptly got an ^vlction order. The mar shal and his assistant* lost no time in getting vto the roadhouse and .ordering Tommarazo and all his boarders td vacate the. premises Mc Govern came in from a road run in time to witness the'^proceedings anad raised a howl just' as his quarters were, being torn apart. A conference with Mrs. Johnson was held and Terry was reinstalled as the star boarder. Mrs. Johnson said.she did not mean to disturb the little fighter. COMMERCIAL LEAGUE.' DONALDSON GLASS BLOCK First Edlngton 184 Wahlgren Drew Johnson Cole Totals S. NOTT, First, E. Dale 146 McDonald 148 H. Dale 159 Stralton 137 Connor 175 SPRINTER TO TRY tt OUT A L0G0M0TIYE Terre Haute, Jnd., March 13.Turk, the Rose Polytechnic sprinter, Is going to race with Vandalia fast engine No. 1 for 100 yards. Bail road men and Rose's scientific young' engineers often have arguments, and a recent one was as to the comparative speed-of- a-mi and an en gine for a short distance. '-i "Pat Daly, the veteran engineer, will be at the throttle of the engine. The start from a stand will necessitate the engine gathering speed so quickly that at the end of ten seconds, or at the end of 100 yards, the big machine will be going at the rate of forty miles an hour. At least that is the result, of .the calculations of the Rose mathematicians. Railroad men generally believe the engine will win. Daly has a record for making an engine hnmp itself. On one occasion he compiled so well with an. order to bring Senator Conkllng to Terre Haute to meet a political campaign en gagement that the senator had to ask for less speed. 4 i BAST DEFEATS WEST. J. Amateur BilUardists Meet and Jersey man Beats California^ by 300 to 206. Chicago, March 13.The sixth annual tour nament Glass A, National Association of Ama teur Billiard Players, opened last night in the gymnasium of the Chicago Athletic association with a game between Edward" W. Gardnei of Passaic, N. J., and Harry A. Wright of San Francisco. Gardner won the game by a score of 800 to 206. The following six are the entrants In the tournament: Edward W. Gardner, Passaic, N. J.i J. Ferdinand Poggenburg, Charles S. Norris, New York city Charles F. Oonklin, Calvin Dem arest, Chicago Harry A. Wright, San Fran. cisco. Demarest is only 10 years of age, and, like Wright, has never played in' a national contest, while the other contestants have been in one or more, Conklln, Poggenburg and Gardner each having won the championship. The second game of the tournament will be played this afternoon between Norris and Pog genburg. Summary: GardnerXotal, 3O0: blgtx run, 88 average, 62-8. Wrighttotal, 206j high run, 82j average, 4 15-32. SPRINTERS AT LAWRENCE Fleet Banners Prepare to Show Heels to Hamline. Speoial to The Journal. Appleton, Wis., March 18.During the'past week several promising sprinters have been brought out at Lawrence university and it is believed when Lawrence meets Hamline at. Minneapolis next May, that the vacancy in the dashes caused by Stephenson's leaving school will be well taken care of. "Bob" Wolter, cap tain of the 1905 football team, and T. F. Robinson have been showing up well in the. 100 and 220-yard dashes, especially the latter "while Jackson \wnt tlie .quarter in CO S-5 sec onds on an Indoor track. Sawyer and Chuntf went the quarter in 1 minute fiat on the same track. Arthur Roesch, for three years the star halfback, but who left last fall for Madison, says that he will be found on the Methodist team next year. TO TACKLE PROBLEMS Northern Wisconsin Fair Men to Have Important Meeting. Special to The Journal. La Crosse, Wis., March 18.Secretaries of the fairs of the northern Wisconsin circuit will meet at Chippewa Falls, March 18. The meetr ing will be nn Important one in view of the difficulties in which the smaller fairs of the state find themselves on account of the ruling of the state attorney general in regard to state aid. La Crosse will continue in the northern Wisconsin circuit in spite of the fact that it has also Joined the Great Western racing cir cuit. The cities included in the northern cir cuit are La Crosse, Chippewa Falls, Stevens Point, Wausau and Marshfleld. V^ PENN WANTS GAME Challenges Yale to -a Football Contest This Fall. ,j-/"I-o .New Haven, Conn., March 18..rYale has.been challenged "by Pennsylvania for" the? first ball game since 1894, whenv Yale^-broke1*foot- valued at $^5,000: ath letic relations* The matter will- belieft..:*a. fine faculty. In no other quarter isj there any proposition, but the Yale fatuity/would like to have the contests smaller instead of larger. Captain Sammy Morse stated that he favored the game, altho he did not wish 'his opinion to bind the university. The old feeling of bit terness between the two schools has died out at Yale, the only drawback to an annual game is that Yale probably would have to drop one ot its other opponents to take on the Quakers. AUTO RACE CALLED OFF. Terre Haute, Ind.. March 13.The proposed automobile race between Terre Haute, and In dianapolis, scheduled for the first Sunday in Mayr probably will be called off. A new law has been found which limits the speed to twenty miles an hour on the highways. It was sug gested that perhaps a special permit might.be obtained, but the law also says, that the rate of speed cannot be changed by any municipality, board or other xmb'lie authorities. 5- VALTJALE HORSE KILLED. San Francisco. March 18.Seymour Wilkes, 2:08%, was accidentally killed Saturday whil being exercised by Thomas Roach, nea-r* Lak* ville. The pacer was on the road for light ex ervise, when a young man came along With a fractious colt hitched to a buggy.- Just as-he was passing the crack pacer, the young horse reared and swung around, driving the shafts thru the body of Seymour. Wilkes, causing death within a few minutes. Seyindur Wilkes" THE MtiNEAPdtt$^OVKNAti SCIULTE I S MS ARllTRATtfS 1$ .filX i s&xjr&juum A xxAf.jt.xs.vxv Tbe scores-: Tonye J.Hansen rf Rokem 2b.. 1 Holstrom rs 4 Rosenfleld 2 Donobite' 8b. 5 E.Hauson Is 2 Palch."&... 2 Dahlgven, c. 1 Nelsonvr lb. 4 was WRIGLEY MUST HUSTLE. Columbus, Ohio, March 13.Columbus has pur chased Infleider Malay from the Brooklyn club. It looks as it Friel would be shifted to the out field and Wrigley will be forced to hustle tor his Job. u. Michigan's- Stas-- GruarcVv HasUtileTclty ^Played. His Efour-Year Term. A V1 mKvmsxm^/i.Trrvwrvv.trrvXTxmM****^ Journal Special Service. Ann Arbor, March 13.Professor Pattenglll, Michigan's representative to the conference, an nounces that Henry H. Schulte, guard on the Michigan football team, has been declared Ineli gible for further competition. He has played three years for Michigan, and the conference au thorities have decided that he used up one year of eligibility at Washington university, St. Louis. It was claimed before the Thanksgiving game last fall that Schulte played two years at Washington, and was therefore ineligible. Michigan ..investigated the case'and -ieeilec that he was eligible and. played him against Chicago. Since.that,time Professor Waldo, Purdue.uni versity, has been looking into the matter in behalf of the conference, by whom he was named as arbitrator. His finding as announced by Pro fessor Pattenglll ISJ "Inasmuch as Henry F. ^Schulte used one of his four years* intercollegiate" eligibility atand Ing by playing at 'Washington university, he is ineligible to further competition. Michigan was hot wrong In playing him last year." The decision is another -hard blow to Michi gan football prospects.. With Joe Curtis, Schulte made Jprobably the strongest wing ever seen on a football field, and Yost has been count ing on him-for next year. Michigan is getting the stiff arm all along the'.-line- in the football squad, .and it looks as If there will be no vet^ erans when practice opens next fall. APEX TEAM TRIMMED THE ALPHABET TEAM The Apex team won from the S. "& L.'s and the Tonys defeated the Palaces last night. Jack Smith made a new record,' only twenty-seven batters, facing hiaa. ThV'Lniias play'the Palace at the Casino th$i. evening, S'.-":&'L,'S---p Erkel.3b/ 0 1 Mills,lb. 0- 5 Williamsjls.-0 1 imce.c.r 1-4 Taylor,2b... 2 8mitbt.S". 0 0 Gillis.lf.., 1 8 Dowd^rs..... 0. 0 Moore, .T,.,p.P. 1. Totals.... 2 27 5 8 Totals.... 6 27 7 0 Apex 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 -26 $. & L's.. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .0 00 First .base-on'balls, off Mopre 2, Off Smith. 0 strike-outs by Moore 14. by Smith 18 double' plays, Donohue, unassisted. Time of game, 1:03. Umpires Gielan and Dahlgren.. GOPHER IN PRtZE FlGHT. San Francisco, March J3.Rufe Turner, the Stockton negro boy, has been matched with young Kid McKoy of Williamsburg, Minn., for a, twenty-round go.at Stockton, Friday- The men will fight at 183v asu '8 8 feALACE.... eV.-Palace-!'-* :h OGeelan p... 0 0 Rlch'd'sn rs 2 OKayser 2b.. 2 0S1W.V If.,., 1 0Jones rf.... 2 0 McKenna 3b 1 0 Wasslng 2 0 SchrocdVlb 3 OKyman Is.. 0 2 0 0 0 1 .0 Totals- .24 27 9 0 Totals ...13 27 7 0 Tonys .4 6 0 0 4 0 0. 2 R-r-19 Palace .....0 1 3 '2 0 0 1 1 0--S Bases on balls. Rosenfleld 1, Geelan 4:.struck out, Rosenfleld A. Geelan 4: double plays. Rosen fleld to Nelson: left,on baSes, Tonys 6, Palace 5. Time of game, 1:43. Umpire, Tigue and Rice. a -Apex -a 0 1 Du-Foun.c.. 0 18 2 0 0 1 TiHanson.lb 0 4 :"0 .0 1 0 Tigue.rs..... 0 2 ,1 0 3 1 Mills, la. O O i 0 0 0 Norrl8,2b... J, 0 0 0 1 0 B.Hanson.ls. 0 0 12' 0 0 0Donohfue,8b. 1 3 0 0 0 0.Smlth,p... 8 Odd 0 0 Rbkem.rf... 1 0 0 0 pounds, ringside. MarcK TONYS TO HAYE A FAST pALL'TEAM THIS YEAli ^fffe* WitS* tbe etars ot lat years' team as a nu cleus, and premising new men he -has' engaged Manager Irgens ot tbe Tonys nays the. othefc local baseball clubs will have to go some to lann the pennant this year. Hallsbrom, Joseph Tetf Nelson, Norman Hanger,' Mark Rag nas, Gus Satherlie, "Red" Hanson, for the fielding work, with "Gy" Dahlgren and other strong ones to furnish the-pitching, form the for midable list of players that Irgens commands. The Tonys are anxious to complete ft schedule as early as possible and will make dates at once. For games address E. M. Irgens, 823 Twenty Second avenue S. BOXING WAS SPIRITED Fast Bonts at the Amatenr, Show at Union Temple. Union Temple hall was packed with a large and enthusiastic crowd last night to witness the second amateur athletic boxing and wrestling exhibition, which proved to be on the real thing order. The first exhibition on the program was a wrestling match between young Sampson of the Y. A. and Rosenfleld for the championship of the city for men in their class. After wrest ling the time limit of twenty-five minutes, the referee. announced it a draw, neither man gain ing a fall. Lund and Melvln then appeared and rolled around on the mat for eleven minutes, when the latter gained the fall. Burger and Hutton did a two-step around the ring for ten minutes, when finally Hutton was put on bis back. The referee then announced that there would be several exhibition boxing bouts and the audi ence was given to understand that nothing In the nature of brutal prizefighting would be witnessed. The first three-round go was between FOBS and Weir, who fought at 133 pounds. Both had blood in their eye when they appeared, and be fore the bout was finished It was clearly demon strated that Foss meant business when he slugged his opponent when down on the floor and in his corner. The referee gave this bout to Weir on a feul. Gillespie and Brennan fou&ht at X20 pounds, both men were In fine condition and put up a very fast fight, Brennan winning. Miller and Woods from St. Paul gave a very clever exhi bition of boxing, Woods weighing 145 pounds, his opponent 138 pounds. During this bout the referee cautioned Woods about landing too hard on. hia opponent, which he obeyed and was the cause of losing him the decision, the bout going to a draw. The real live boxing match of the evening was next on the program. The contestants were Haag quist, 134 pounds, Hayes, his opponent, only weighing. 123 pounds. This must have been the first time they ever had the mitts on. The outcome of this battle was a draw. Leo Ryan and Mitchell proved very clever boxers in their class. Mitchell had a style of covering which saved him from many a hard punch. Ryan won the decision on points. The real live bout of the evening wa.s between Rob Ryan, 130. pounds, and Herb Catherwood, 1S8 pemnds. tTrom start to finish it -was give and tuKe, Catherwood having much the best ol the argument. Reports were current that Ryan was not in thex best of condition, which was the cause of his poor showing. The decision was given to Catherwood. PREPARING FOR THE BADGERS Gopher Basketball Men on Edge for Championship Fray. Stiff practice work will be- the order for the Minnesota basketball team all this week in preparation for the game with the badgers next Saturday, which will, decide the western con ference championship. The badgers, once vic torious over Minnesota, and now tied with the gophers at. the top of the percentage column, also are busily turning out'form and will come to Minneapolis, confident of winning the fray and its attendant honor. Tickets for this,, the last and most import ant big game of the season, will be placed on 4sale tomorrow at Voegeli's and the school supply stores. Informal dancing will follow the game. LADIES' RELAY FOR FAIR FastvRacing EventaIs Engaged for Min- i MFA nesot Show A six-day ladles" relay horserace will again be one of the features-of thesMinnesota D8 SPORT IS iATHERED HERE state, fair, the result of-contract just signed Fou miles wil|. be .rj^den pach day,, with liorses changed e6n mile. Other fine features,,induc ing the' best acrobats, have been engaged to make interesting the waits between the regular race events. DISOWNS THE TEAM St. Paul Central High Denies Owner ship of Basketball Men. Public notice that the basketball team that benrs its name is not recognized by the school has been served by the St. Paul Central High School Athletic association. CAMPAU LOSES TRACK. Detroit, Mich., March 13.Failing -to pay into court $100,000, D. J. Campau loses his right to redeem the Grosse Point racing 'course, which was. sold at foreclosure to a St. Louis syndicate, headed by Louis Cella. Mr. Campau savft he-' mar take a. financial interest in the company to be formed to run the plant, but fle Clares he Will, not take an active part if it's possible tpravoid doing so. CHASE CHASED HIMSELF. Birmingham, Ala., March 13.A game which came near runninng into extra things was played yesterday between the regular Highlanders, un-. der Jack-Chesbro. and the colts, under the man agement of McGuire. In the ninth inning, how ever Hal Chase performed the wonderful trick of scoring from first on a single and won by a score"of 6 to 5. Chicago, March 13.It is estimated that $15.- 000 was taken out of Chicago handbooks over the victory of Al Powell In the second race at the New Orleans fairgrounds yesterday. The money wagered came from Willie Shields, owner of the horse, and those associated with him In the-coup. LORD OF THE YALE ^CARRIES TOP WEIGHT i, Tcmraal Bpeoiml Service. New York, March 13.Weights for the Ben nihg spring handicap of the Washington Jockey club were announced at the headquarters of the Jockey club last night by Joseph A. Murphy, hanolcapper for the Washington meet ing. The Benning handicaps are run on tbe first and last days of the spring meeting. The first running, March 26, to be at six furlongs on* the Columbia course, and the second running, April 14, over the Beven-furlong route of the Columbia course. There are fifty-two entries for the handicaps and the weights In each are Identical. Lord of the Vale Is assigned top weight of 133 pounds, followed by Adbell with 130 and Dandelion with 126. From these figures the weights scale down to 88 pounds, the Impost assigned to the Veiled Lady and three other candidates. IRON LEAGUE OPENS IN MAY First Games in Menominee Bange Cir cuit Scheduled, for May 26. Special to The Journal. Menominee, Mich., March 13.The first games of the season to be played by the teams of the Menominee Range Baseball league, will take place on May 26. Games will follow at the rats of two every two weeks in each town. During the season thirty-eight league games will be played, not including those played on holi days. Probate Judge John Stiles of Menominee is the president of the new league. SULLIVAN PICKS HoGOVEBH. Journal Special Service. Buffalo, N: Y., March 13.The once mighty John L. Sullivan believes Terry McGovern will be returned a winner In the Brooklynites battle with Bataing Nelson at Philadelphia Wednes- *John L. places his faith in Terry because he can deliver the knockout punch, and, further, Sullivan does not believe that Nelson was ever as good as McGovern. GIAMTS IK BLAITKETS. Journal Special Service, Memphis, March 13.Climatic conditions ex perienced a complete transformation today, caus ing a change in the training plans of Manager McGraw and his giants. Players retired last night with sheets alone sufficient for comfort able covering, but early this morning there were wholesale demands on the housekeeper for blankets. Despite the cold weather the giants practiced for two hours this afternoon. C0MISKEY JOINS BOX. Journal Special Service. Vicksburg, Miss., March 18.President Comis key joined his men yesterday and saw them play an exhibition game at the baseball park here, After the game, which the blues won by a score of 4 to 3, he said "I am perfectly satisfied with the condition of the team up to this time. The weather has been great and all the men lool good to me.** BAIN WORRIES HIGHLANDERS. Journal Special Service, Birmingham. Ala., March 13.Rain inter fered with the practice of the Highlanders and the chilly winds came as a reminder of the blizstard which is sweeping over the northwest. Work at the athletic club made up for the loss of time. Elberncld came in, this morning and says he.is as fit as a fiddle. The only missing men are Conroy and Delehanty. RACING AT THE PALESTRA. Calumet, Mich., March 13.One thousand two hundred people witnessed the ice races at the Palestra, when Miss Lillian Archer of Calumet won from Miss Amelia Fred of Hancock by one lap. The backward race went to Schneller. Johnson finished seven laps ahead, but he fouled Schneller. In the novelty race Matt Gipp ran five laps in 1:22, while Albert Davey was skat ing seven laps. CRICKET IN COPPER COUNTRY. Calumet, Mich., March 13.Steps have been taken toward the organization of a cricket league In the copper country. A meeting will be held in a short time when the organization will be perfected. There are several cricket clubs, in cluding those at Trimountaln, Painesdale. At lantic, Houghton, Dollar Bay, Calumet, Tam arack, etc. NORTH BEATS SOUTH. North,_beat South In a ricochet game last flight by 'the score of '2 to o. Lee and Nye were goal scorers. The Casinos want a game' for Saturday evening. The lineup last night: North South Lee center .Solem Nye-Wingate rushes Wethall-Gunderson Kerker. cover Bale King goal Solem KENT. HAWKEYE'S CAPTAIN. Iowa City, Iowa, March 13.Maurice Kent, star football player and all-around athlete of the state university, has been elected to the captaiiicy of the baseball team for the coming season, in place of Dennis, who resigned on ac count of professionalism. Kent is a sophomore in the college of liberal arts, and one of the most popular men in this university. NUSHKAS WIN TWO GAMES. In their investigation curling meet with Du luth the St. Paul Nushka club players won two and tied two times. The total was 43. to 3T in favor of the Saints. The same rinks are scheduled to, play again today. MINNEAPOLIS GIRLS SHUT OUT. The Hennepin girls* ricochet team last night shut out the Minneapolis girls by the score of 2 to 0. Tonight the Armory and A. A. A. terms will meet at the Armory rink. SCOTTY MALLEN GOOD. "Sotty" Mallen stayed the limit last night with Jack Downs, the wrestler who Is meeting comers at the Dewey this week. Tonight Jlm mle Potts, the local champion, will try to stay the required fifteen mlautes. Grinnell, Iowa, March 13.The Grlnnell bask etball team .elected Guy Brundage this after noon as captain for the season of 1907. A good cigar Is worth knowing Inventors -i 'f,\3 WARRIORS READY #0 it THE BATTLE V'% McGovern and Nelson Taking Things Easy in the Training. anwc $ ill" 4 FIGHTERS' COMPARISONS. NELSON McGOVEBN. 5 feet 7 Inches...Height...,5 feet 4 inches 183 pounds Weight ...133 pounds 67 Inches Reach 69 Inches 33VJ inches Chest 37% Inches 28% Inches Waist 27% Inches 15 inches Neck 15% Inches 13 inches Biceps 12 inches 11% inches Forearm 11 inchea 7 Inches.... Wrist 6% Inches 19% inches Thigh 18% inches 18 inches Calf 13 Inches 4 4 Journal Special Service. Philadelphia, March 13^"BUI" Nolan, man ager of Battling Nelson, has announced the men who wiU be in the battler's corner Wednesday. Besides Nolan the men who will look after Nel son will be those who have been helping him to train at Esslngton. They are Hughey McMahan, Kid Abel, Eddie Kelly and Frankle McKinley. Nolan said last night that none of the others would have anything to say before or daring the bout, and that be will be responsible for every thing that transpires so far as the Nelson end Is concerned. Humphries, who will act for McGovern, Nolan and Referee McGugan, will hold a conference at 8 o'clock Wednesday afternoon to decide upon the final details of the bout. Nelson yesterday did very light work, altho he remained outdoors nearly all the time until sundown. His only exercise consisted of a long run Into the country. Reports of almost fabulous prices being paid for seats for the bout are numerous. The scalp ers succeeded in getting very few of the choice scats, and these are being held at prices unheard of for a six-round contest. McGovern Eased Up. Terry McGovern eased np on bis training yes terday, and from now on wlU enly engage in light work to keep within the 133-pound limit for the bout. At last reports McGovern scaled 129% pounds, with Nelson tipping tbe beam at 132. McGovern wiU not break camp until Wednes day afternoon. Terry and his associates wUl leave for the Quaker city on the 1:25 train on be day oC the bout. Tbe Broofclyntte ba trained -with the utmost care for this contest. and Charley Mayhood, who mapped out the rou tine to be followed by McGovern, expresses him self as well satisfied with Terry's condition.. Mayhood has accompanied Terry on his long road runs, watched bis fast sparring with Harris and Burdick and his tireless efforts at handball, bag punching and wrestling, and the trainer Is telling McGovern's host of followers that Terry has regained the form that characterized his form when he met and defeated such men as Joe Gans and Frank Erne. Much at Stake. To win this battle means a great deal to the former champion. A successful conclusion to the six-round affair will cause McGovern to com pletely regain his standing In the pugilistic world. He will again be accorded the prestige which he possessed before the two reverses re ceived at the hands of Young Corbett. Should he defeat Nelson he will have conquered the man who took Young Corbett's and Jimmy Brltt's measure in decision fashion. While the title Is held by Nelson, McGovern will be regarded as tbe champion, should be succeed in knocking tbe Dane out. As no de cisions are rendered In Philadelphia, Nelson will retain the title unless he is knocked out. Confidence reigns in the vicinity of the Nelson camp, and the Dane's manager, Billy Nolan, ls said to be willing to wager a large sum that his man will be returned the winner. For tbe last.three weeks the premier lightweight has been working in a wholesome way. He has led an outdoor life, taken long runs in tb country, and bis indoor training has been of a most beneficial nature. .The beUigerent Dane at tends strictly, to business during his routine work and obeys Nolan's orders to the letter. He suffers from no overconfldence and goes about his training as if he were on the lowest round of the ladder instead of the highest. Whirlwind sparring practice has been a fea ture of the Dane's work. His partner's emenra from these'encounters sometimes in a rather bat tered condition, and he tires out four or flv men during his boxing. BIG MONEY UP Nelson Stands to Get $10,350, Win of Lose. Kew Xorlc. March 13- The largest amount of money ever lougit lor by two pugilists la Philadelphia will be that which Terry McGovern and Battling Nelson will contest for in their six-round battle in the ring of the National Athletic club, of the quaker city tomorrow night. Up to date more th*n $20,000 worta of tickets have been sold and as this amount does not include the general admission tickets, which will be sold at $2 and have not been put on sale as yet, it is expected that by the time the fighters enter the ring the receipts easily will amount to $23,000. As Nelson is to get 43 per cent' Of the gross receipts, bis end. figuring on the above receipts, would total np $10,350, while McGovern will receive about $5,750. 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