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ft Wort Your I Proper agi essential of go The greal has a storage average outpu * ^Dl R3H III ^^1 * t~SPORTING COMMENT. ' ? > BT J. ED GRUiLO. Just how good a fighter Jack Johnson is his victory over Jim Jeffries has failed to prove. That fight did not give a line on Johnson's ability,for , the reason that he was not forced to extend himself. He was up against a helpless man, who could neither defend himself nor inflict punishment, and yet it required fifteen rounds to put him away. Truly there was nothing about Johnson's oerformance that made him stand out as a marvel. Not once daring the fight did Jeffries sting Johnson. It may be argued that this stoves the wonderful defensive ability of the colored champion, but that hard, ljr holds good, for the reason that little men like Burns and Ketchell got to hiir.. It more probably shows the pitiful condition that Jeffries was in. Not being under fire at any time, Johnson did not have a chance to show how he ^ would act under such conditions. It remains to be shown how he would have come out of a fight in which he was getting as good as he sent. It may never be known what sort of stuff Johnson is really made of, for there is no one to fight him now of his own sixe or class. Any sort of a fighter, it is more evident now than ever, could have beaten Jeffries Monday. The former champion seems to have gone into the ring in a dazed condition. Hither Ketchell or Burns, who were at the ringside, could have stopped Jeffries in twenty rounds and not been hurt for their trouble. Ther?- cannot be the slightest doubt that those in Jeffries* camp were familiar with the condition of the big fighter. They may have believed that he was fit to put up a fight right along, but his actions Sunday were those of a man who knew what awaited hint. ! No doubt it was a general breakdown of stein, brought about by physical exertion of over a year and a half, and much mental worry. It is no doubt true that Jeffries was better In any of his boxing bouts with his sparring partners than he was when he entered the ring to fight Johnson. He was a mere punching bag for the colored champion, and had the latter wanted to take chances he could probI ably have finished him in a very few rounds. At t ic rate the local team is going it la by no means assured that it will win as many games this year as it did last, when forty-two victories were anhexed. V To dale twenty-five of these games have been won. but for the past two weeks victories have been so scarce that the distance between Washington and St. Louis In the standing is getting uncomfortable frotn a Washington standpoint. Can it be that we are destined to finish last again? The best manager for a ball team is the one who can get material for the team. Without the proper strength the manager hasn't a chance. The locals were apparently an improved team this spring over last year. The addition of Klberfdd and the return of Milan to good form promised much, but aeem to have accomplished little. I.ast year the cry went up that the reason for the team's poor showing was because Cantillon di?l not treat his players properlv. and therefore did not get the work out of them. McAleer has resorted to a different pian. He has not been a driver, has treated his players with every consideration, and has yet to use a harsh word to one of his men, and yet the team is not winning. Sn it .1.1 - . ? -'A,., w * ?v.uw ocn. i itiai an ihcoc *a? ?vm? systems of handling and managing ball teams amount to nothing unless the material is there. A team to finish well up in the race must have a iertain amount of strength. AfU?r that has been obtained luck may cut a lot of figure, but there is not much chance of luck boosting a weak team up la the race or keeping a good one down. Dame Fortune figures to cast an even number of smiles in all directions during ? a season's campaign. Tho.e is but one prescription for a loser and that is get a winner. There has perhaps never been such a complete coilaps;- of a pitching staff as that of the Tigers this season. For the past month or more Jennings' pitchers have slioun but little form, the best performances being those of Donovan, the ?* I , > ? hy of I Table1 ing is one supreme od healthful beer. t Pabst Brewery : capacity of aim it, which insures p ^ Pal IjwMilwau] ' and means ^ veteran, who was not expected to deliver much this season. There is no explanation for such a falling off in effectiveness, but for which Detroit would be fighting for the lead now. , Of course, there may be a bracing-up of Jennings' twirlers, in which event the team may yet cut a figure, but it will j require a rgmarKaoie spurt to unng it back to the front. + HEWS AND GOSSIP OP AMATEUR LEAGUES ?i Yesterday's Results. Departmental League?Post Office, 5; Commissioners, 3. Sunday School League?Langdon, 5; Hamline, 3. Marquette League?Columbia 101, 9; C. & P. Telephone, 4. Suburban League?Woodburn, 16; Takoma. 7. Independence League?St. Paul's, 5; National Union, 3. Terminal Railroad Y. M. C. A. League?Adams, 9; Shopmen, 0 (forfeited). Olympia League?Georgetown, 6; Spartans, 2. Southern Railway League?Traffic, 13; Bookkeeping, 4. Colored Departmental League?Interior, 9;_ Bureau, O (forfeited). Sunday School League. STANDING OF THE TEAMS. W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet Ninth 9 2 .818 Peok 4 9 .30S Hamline... II 4 .733 I .a ngdon 4 10 .2(si Anacotttla... 8 .3 .727 Sixth 2 10 .107 I.a ngdon played its best game of the season in ine Minnay eniooi i-cague yesterday. The Kpiscopal lads made the Hamline troupe bite the dust and take the short end of a 5 to .'1 score. # Cleveland caught his first game for the suburbanites yesterday and played a prominent part in the defeat of the Methodists. His throwing to the bases was accurate and he starred with the bat. Hamline ^served to lose. There was not a full team on the field until fifteen minutes after the regular time of starting. L'nder these conditions Manager Holmes was forced into the same. He played right field. Karl Porter was on the mound for Langdon and performed brilliantly. He sent the Methodists down without a hit in seven of the nine innings. He allowed four hits and three came in in the third inning. . Mattingly made a fine catch of Miller's foul fly to left in the fourth. He raked in the sphere on a dead tun. Dutch Sheaffor and Birch engineered a classy double play in the third inning. Cleveland hit safely to right and Porter followed with h bunt down the third base line. Sheaffer retired the batter at first neatly and Cleveland tried to make third on the play, but both Sheaffer and the tall beat him to the bag. Birch twirled the final three innings for Hamline and allowed but one hit. He fanned six batters and walked one. Marquette League. STANDING OF THE TEAMS. W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet. Columbia ...10 1 .OOG C. A P. Tel... 4 7 .364 Penstou Bu,. 8 3 .727 Hyj'nlc Lab. 2 7 .222 Diamond 6 5 .543 G. P. O 2 8 .182 Today's game- Government Printing Office t?. Pension Bureau. 5:30 p.m. Herell. the star twirler of the Columbia 101 team, continued his good work again yesterday afternoon when he fanned eleven batters of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company. and. with his teammates, took the contest, 9 to 4. As in Saturday's game when the same two teams met, Zirkle opposed Herell. but yesterday he was driven from the rubber after two and onethird innings, in which time the Printers had connected for four hits and scored six runs. He fanned two men. Cox. who supplanted Zirkle, did no better, but the fielder* gave him better support. He sent three batters down on strikes, and passed two and uncorked a wild pitch. McCarthy, the star of the Pension Bureau team, has been transferred to i Columbia 101 and played h|? first f throwing: to first completed a double play, it was the slickest piece of work pulled off on the lot this season. Catcher Kraft was in the game up to his heck. He complained of an injured wrist all through the game, but this can hardly be believed in view of the fact that he threw to the bases in such good form. He put down a rally in the fourth inning, when the Commissioners had a man on second and another on first ?nd nobody down, by throwing to second and catching his man napping. Southern Railway League. STANDING OF THE CLUBS. W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet, Auditors 6 0 1.000 Treasurers... 2 6 .25* Traffic T 3 .777 Bookkeepers.. 2 U .2M Operating... 1 3 .521 Law 1 6 .11! Four hits, two bases on balls, an error and six stolen bases gave Traffic eight runs in the first inning and a comfortable lead over the Bookkeepers yesterday, they winning handily in seven Inninge of play by the score of 13 to 4. In the Bookkeepers' halt' of the firsl inning Smith sent a long one in the direction of Left Fielder Carter, which he promptly muffed. He. however, made up for this by a pretty assist to Crabill, at second, catching Smith, who was trying (Continued on Fifteenth Page.) / at Milwaukee tost twice its iroper aging of bst bee Beer iat every drop in is thoroughly mavorthy of your table e best beer brewed i your ice chest, st Famous MilwauBeer remains bright sparkling?the cold no effect on its limclarity?no sedit darkens the bottle. k for thePabst trade & k on each and every } le?it insures parity, ? lity and satisfaction. ie best should be ; too good for you. e to?day for a case. st Brewing Co., 705 N. Capitol St, N.E. Telephone V Lincoln 1431 m r game with that aggregation yesterday. Suess put up his usual good game behind the bat for the winners, his throwing to bases being better than for some time past. Boyd covered lots of ground around the keystone sack, while Herell stopped several hard drives going through the box and got the runner at first. Thornberg connected for a triple and single, while Wilhide and Suess each got a double and single; Ellett, Reynolds and McCarthy each got a safety. For the Hello boys. Howell got three of the seven hits for his team. E. Hurdle got the only extra base hit when he landed for a couple in the eighth. The Telephone team put up a miserable fielding game, having eight errors charged up against them. Columbia 101 was charged with three. Kach team pulled off a double play, the printers getting one in the first inning, when Herell got W. Hurdle's grounder, forcing Ho Well at second, and Boyd threw to McCarthy, getting the runner at first. The Telephone boys got theirs in th ethird, when Cox pulled in Sander's line drive and threw to Fristo at first, getting Boyd. Departmental League STANDING OF THE CLUBS. W. L. Pet. W. U Fe? Comm'rs... 10 3 .767 Agriculture.. S 8 -185 C. & L 8 4 .667 Nary 2 8 .200 Past Office... 6 6 .800 Game today?Commerce and Labor t?. NaTy. The Post Office team came to the assistance of the Commerce and I.aboi team yesterday afternoon on the White l*ot by beating the Commissioners in a ! fast game. Score. 5 to ; The I^borites owe their thanks tc ! Ferguson, the man who served them over ! for Post Office, for be certainly pitched i a fine game. He was found for nine Ints, hut then he was ver* strong in the pinches. Incidentally, lie tied tip the ! strikeout record, established by Byrd oi | the Commissioners' team by fanning j thirteen. Opportune bir.gling helped the Lettet Flingers to the majority of their runs They were strong in the first inning, having scored two by good batting. In this round Kerr singled and stole second Orrison hit one to left for a base and both men moved up on Fenton's out pitcher to first. A neat bingie by Harveycutter scored them. Several times the District boys had a good chance to get some runs, but the needed single was lacking. In the seventh riming three of them got on the bases, but failed to count. In this round Ferguson did himself credit by retiring the side by the short route. About the prettiest play of the season was pulled off by Fenton of Post Office t In the third inning. It was after the Commissioners had scored their first tally and it was thought that more were bound to come In. Hurley and Hessler were on second and first, respectively, when Harding drove one that looked like a game breaker-up. But Fenton put an end to its well Jntentioned look by stabbing It with one hand while on the run and by G. G. BED WELL SUSPENDED. N&dzu's Antics at Latonia Gel Horse Owner in Trouble. CINCINNATI, July 6.?A sensation wa; baused at Latonia race track y eater da; by an official edict suspending H. G. Bed well and his big stable of horses. Thli action followed the oraay antics of tin horse Nadxu In the paddock before th< sixth race Monday. Dr. Keogh, paddocl judge, refused to allow Nadxu to start as the Redwell horse showed symptom; of having been doped. The horse was cratched by order of tin judges and an investigation started. Bed well in defense declared that some utu had entered the stable and tampered wit I the horse, but the officials seem to blairu Bedwell for the horae's unusual eondi tlon. ; >x . . v ^B^-3?:*5ft iBi How Possible 0| with Cham] Johnson. Height O ft. % ! Age ................. .30years. Weight aeoibs. Reach .13% la. Neck ..17 la. Chest (nermal) ?H la. Chest <ex?M*eO) 41% la. Waist SSIa. Calf ........15 la. Thigh 33% la. Aakle 8% la. Biceps .14% la. Ferearm 10 la. Wrist 7% la. JEFF'S SECONDS DIDN'T : Muldoon Says Ner Boilermaker?Cor Lost Hope (William Mnldoon in >ew lore Amennu. RENO, Nev., July 5.?I. visited Jeffries training camp this morning. The hou; was too early to expect to see a crowd but even so I did feel that I might se< a few people about; but I was doome* to disappointment in that respect. Th< place that was like a beehive twenty four hours ago was absolutely deserted Under the trees on the lawn, the spo that it took at least half a dozen deput; sheriffs to keep clear of curious peopli for the past ten days was entirely de serted. The benches and chairs wer empty. Joe Choynski and the chauffeu for Mr. Jeffries' motor were the sol occupants of the front yard save not and then a waiter strolling about witl a white apron on, picking up the debris Choynski informed me that Jeffries ani Corbett had walked down the road an< would soon be back. Dr. Porter, th family physician, who had come fror Los Angeles to look after things for th family, dropped in. Then Jeffries an Corbett came strolling in. The ex-champion shows no physica marks of the contest yet, excepting ii his face. His upper lip is swollen am the right eye is black; nothing but wlia will entirely disappear in a few hour With proper treatment. But the condi tion of his mind and his nervous organ ism is entirely different. He seems stupt and dull, his head hangs down and n one can make him talk. "Yes," or "r.o" is about all you cai get out of him. Farmer Burns droppe< i In, and while I had them ail together , thought it a good time to start an in vestigation. I completely ignored th presence of Jeffries and asked question ( which I thought might bring out answer . that would interest the public. Mrs. Jef I fries joined the party. The results of m; inr^ktlo-flliAn u-oro a a Pnllnnrc Jeff Was Irritable Sunday. It seems that Jeff's trainers and han dlers, and one or two personal friends wh were trying to keep him from worryin . by entertaining him in various ways, no ticed Sunday, about noon, that he wa getting extremely nervous and irritable > He was playing cards, but gave the gam absolutely no attention, made many mis I plays and seemed to be annoyed by every , body that came around him. They though it was due to that silly process that s many trainers believe in, known as th "drying out"?that is, abstaining fror i, water or fluids of any kind. In my opin ; ion, it is absolutely unnecessary and [ most foolish thing to do, but Jeffries be lleved in it and was putting it into prac 1 tire. . Dr. Porter's attention was drawn to hi condition and he watched him close!) made one or two physical examination and found his heart and other otgans per i feet, but could get Jeffries into no conver I sation whatever of any kind or on en subject. When evening came :h* crowd about the place were tremend >ua. The \ have no rains in this section, and th grounds are very dry, and the hundred . of automobiles dashing around and ih , thousands of people kept the atmorpher thick with dust. Jeffries complained about his condition He did not care for his supper, but ate j little. He retired quite early, but fouqd out through Mrs. Jeffries, who oc cupled a room on the same floor, tha i she could hear her husband about th< room, Jumping up, looking out of the win | dow, retiring and in a little while ui again, and it la her opinion that he slep but very itttle during the whole night She went to the door and spoke to hln once, but received an order to go to he: room and keep quiet. [ In the morning at 8 o'clock Farme: -? ?in Ttttri**' mom and fount DUina ncuv %w ? , _ him dozing. He had been in his roon twelve hours. Burns inquired about hit sleep, and received as his answer: "I an all rigfit. I wish this thing was over." Two doctors sent by the board o ) health, or county physicians, called v | examine Jeffries. They were given tha 1 privilege, and after a thorough examina tlon they pronounced him as perfect ; man as they had ever found in thei ; professional experience. But they wer s surprised' they could get into no conver ; satlon with him. "Yes" ahd "No" wer the best they could get. They left Jeffries and proceeded at one , to the Johnson camp, and their descrtp * tlon to Johnson of their examination o ' Jeffries really made the colored cham j pion look serious for a few moments, fo ' they said Jeffries was perfect. Dr. Por ; ter arrived upon the scene and) was wit! 1 him from that time until the finish o the light. I have questioned Dr. Porte !| 2 . Kaufman, Burns Men L AL KAUFMAN I me eh. ^Qk om n_i.-. ^WMMIMHffi!dK?y'' . > j^v. A'1.'?:* v^i ' > .& ?? y v I v PI WSL ? *<??> pponents Size Up jion Jack Johnson Kaufman. Burns. Lan^ford. ft. lfa. 5 ft. 7 In. * 5 ft. % la. 24 tm?. 28 year*. 80 years. 180 lbs. 170 lbs. 150 lbs. 75 tn. 74 Vila. 72 la. 171a. 101a. 171a. 38% la. 401a. v 441a. 41% la. 41% la. 4? la. 81% la. 33 la. 33 la. 15% la. 10% la. 151a. 22% la. 22% la. 22% la. Ilia. 8% la. 91a 14% la. 14% la. 14 la. 12% la. 11% la. Ilia. 81a. 7% la. 81a. "knew he HAVE A CHANCE rousness Defeated the bett and Choynski From Start. carefully, and he says that while hie ; man was physically perfect in every way _ he seemed to be suffering from & severe attack of nervous prostration. He consulted with the trainers and handlers, j and they seemed to come to the conj elusion that it was best not to admlnister any stimulant or medicine, hoping - that when Jeffries entered the ring and - the fight began the nervousness would , wear off. Jeff in Stupor in Dressing Room. / s Corbett, Choynski and Burns could not _ understand the case. They say they e never saw a man so completely prostrated r before entering the ring. As they were e dressing him at the arena his hands and v feet were cold and he seemed in a stupor. H*s arms were perfectly limp and he shuffled his feet along, and there was great ' alarm In the camp. Everybody was up a i tiee. Dr. Porter did not dare to resort j to the usual treatment for such noivous e exhaustion, because his patient ww? gon ing into the ring?a condition which has e never before confronted the physician, d The trainers did not know what to do, for in all their years of experience they had d never seen anything of the kind. Thev n could not get Jeffries to talk. Corbett a said: t "For God's sake, Jim, open up and tell s us what you are thinking about and what . is the matter with you." He only answered: "I'll be all right d when I get started." 0 They were glad to get this much out of him, and to get him in the ring, although n not a soul in the corner had any cond fldence at that very moment. 1 As everybody knows now, Jeff showed . none of his dasli or spirit, none of his e wonderful strength was brought Into pla.v. s He was as limp as a rag. And when he s came \o his corner after his first round Choynski offered some advice, and the v only response was: "I can't see; 1 have no judgment of distance and my arms won't work. But 1 11 be all right in another round or two. This fellow can't lick me." rne seconai? ieu me mat mat is an he o said during the entire bout. At the end g of the third round Corbett and Choynsltl both advised liim to get in and "mix it up" and fight a fast round. "Take s chances" was their advice. He said nothi. ing at the time, but as he left his corner e he threw his head to one side and said, i- "All right; I'll mix it up," but as he ap proached his opponent he commenced t sparring, or attempting to spar, and 0 seemingly had entirely forgotten his ine strudtions. as he made no attempt to n rush or mix matters. From that time on I - they could not get a single expression a out of hin^ and, as they explain it to me, i- he appeared to be dop?d and without any - mind to direct his physical actions. They are all surprised that Johnson did not s finish him inside of ten rounds. s Didn't Feel Able to Mix It. He has not. made a single complaint, as V far as J can find out, since the fight. I 1 said to him this morning: "Why didn't * you mix It, Jeff, and whale away and ^ take chances? You are big and strong, e and if you happened to land a good swing ? or hook or punch It might have turned things in your favor." He looked at me for an instant and J- Bald: * "I do.i't know; I didn't feel able." I said: "You were able in the first 1 round or two. Any man that has not e trained at all can fight one or two - rounds. Surely you, who have trained a [5 i*/. o ? f 1 /I fl Vi o If Am M hora is orVi* rfc I ; ** ?"? *, -?**" ~ ? "? 1 fast rounds?" He said: "I was weak and simply n played out from the very moment I enr tered the ring." I said: "You told me on Saturday that r you had not felt better in your life and * that you had never been in such a oon1 dition in your whole professional career. s And your doctor, who is, I am sure, your i most sincere friend, tell me that he found you perfect organically; and the f two physicians who examined you that 0 morning were delighted at having the t privilege of examining so perfect a hu man being. Do you think, now that the 1 thing is all over, that you were really in r the best condition you were ever in in e your life?" His answer was: "Yes, I don't, be0 lieve I was ever as good before. But I simply could not fight. I wanted to, e but my arms would not move. My - head seemed queer and I can't find any f explanation for it at all. and when I - say my head felt queer it was not r after I had been struck, but at the - very beginning, before a blow had passed between us. It seemed as though f I could not tell for sure whether r Johnson was a block away or a foot and Langford 0 .eft to Fight Ch Her# are the only three htera m the game who sear to have a right to et Jack Johnson in impionship bouts. That e of them has a chance beat the conqueror of n Jeffries is doubted. they are poor heavyights now performing. ^HBHtt^^^iittHH^||jM| * jff w^S?ii^i> ^y^^wRitsBlB^^M SMir' I D. '" away. My mistake was made when [ made the match. I trained faithfully as you all know: my condition was perfect, but I was not equal^ to the undertaking." Wag XTftt UTa-ntallxr Rtrnntr for Task. Such is the story of Jeffries' last efforts. I believe that it was a grand lesson to the millions of people who are not interested in pugilistic matters. It shows the importance of the strength of character, the soul and the mind. Jeffries was physically great enough for any undertaking, but he was not mentally strong enough or great enough. The importance of this} undertaking had preyed upon hiB mind, *and as the thousands of people swarmed into this little town from all over the world and the thousands of telegrams came in for news and i jformatiui from the training camp, and the thousands of letters (for I know personally that his mall daily amounted to no less than from fifty to seventy-five letters, many of which he was foolish enongh to read or have others read to him) -the importance of the whole thing worked him un to such a pitch that he ccmpletely succumbed to tne mental and nervous to.ture. and the clrmax came as he entered the arena and saw seated about upward of Ir.'.OuO people wai'irg patiently in tne hot sun to see ni.n whio the co'ored champion. His power of mind ovei matter failed completely, and that magnificently developed 22."- pounds of bone and muscular tissue was witnout a pilot to steer it it? lh- i gnt cirect'on. If the ycung men in our col'fges and other educational institutions who are neglecting the greatest opportunity c-f their lives to develop their minds and directing their energies towrard developing physical strength and superior athletic qualities would only profit by his experience and realize that a moderate amount of physical strength, with a well developed, well rounded out, strong, healthy mind to direct the affairs of their lives and help them to overcome superior physical opposition, how much better off they would be and how much more useful and profitable their journey through life would be to the world. PROMOTERS MADE FORTUNE. Rickard Tells of Incidents in Connection With Fight. RENO, New, July 6.?"Well, it's all over and I feel happy today," said Tex Rickard. "It went through without a hitch and we hold the world's record for attendance, purse and receipts. "I don't know how much money we took in. The bank has not finished counting it, but I figure we will clear 1100.000 on the gate receipts besides our interest in the pictures. There were 20.000 people in the arena. The seating capacity was a little over ly.uuo. .mi me seats were sold except three or four hundred, possibly more, of the thirty and forty dollar places. But there were a couple of thousand standing around the upper rim of the arena, so I am confident we hold the record for a prize fight crowd In this country, If not in the world. "We still hold a sixth interest in the nictures. We sold a sixth interest bepjre the fight for $33,333." and Rickard Took a check for the amount from his coat pocket and handed it around. "As It stands now, neither Johnson nor JefTries has any interest in the pictures. Jeffries sold his third for $6H,000, and Johnson got $30,000 for his. "I don't want to look back over the past few weeks. It Is too painful to think of. I can forget it now that we came through in such fine shape. It was a wonderful crowd in many ways. Xo one ever saw a more orderly one. There was practically no police protection, but in spite of this 20,000 men came here, went through every sort of discomfort in the way of travel, loss of sleep and meals, sat in a broiling sun for two hours, and yet there wasn't the least sign of disorder. "The only time that there was anything like disorder was when the crowd at the gates, clamoring for tickets, became so large that it threatened to wreck the box office. Then I got up on the ticket booth and handed down tickets as fast as I could and Gleason knocked a hole in the fence and took cash from all comers for admission without tickets. We must have collected three or four thousand in cash at this hole. I took in several thousand, accepting whatever was handed me. A lot of the fellows handed two and five dollar bills, but 1 let it go at that and thev saw7 the fight mighty cheap. "As to the fight itself, you all saw it and can judge of Jeffries' chances as well as I did. I saw after Jeffries got that jolt that closed his eye that Johnson had it on him in every way. He did not have the steam. There was no snap and his footwork was slow. "While Jeffries was not counted out. Berger getting into the ring before the count of ten, he could ftot, I believe, have gotten up again. If he had he would have been such a defenseless mark I don't think I would have allowed Johnson to hit him, but would have given the decision then and there." The Leath, Wells and Bijou theatrical interests at a meeting at Richmond. Va.', yesterday decided for the "open door." They will .bar no attractions and will affiliate themselves with no "syndicates" in the future. ?nly j Ai ampion Johnson , ??????Tr TOMMY BURNS. I*. NEVADA TO REMAIN ^ OPEN TO FIGHTERSj T ( Gov. Dickerson Says Jeffries-Johnson Fight Helped His State and t Was Hot Demoralizing. says spntrr of fair flay prevailed at arena Crowd Was Made Dp of Business and Prominent Men?Jeffries Couldn't Come Back. i RENO, Xev., July 6.?Gov. Dickerson has given out the following statement respecting the Jeffries-Johnson fight, at l which he was a spectator: "I do not at . all regret that the fight was pulled off in Nevada. ]t was a clean fight and ; Tex Rickard's assurances to me personally were made perfectly good. I am in ; favor always of manly sport, just as long a^ the game is played clean and square, as this was. There is absolutely no warrant, in my judgment, for the protests that have been made against it. The tight just having taken place in Reno demonstrated fully that there was nothing about it but what was proper for any state to permit. "The spirit of fair play had a strong hold on the thousands of people who witnessed it, of whom I was one, and that fact was made evident, as the crowd was overwhelmingly for Jeffries, but when the black man demonstrated his complete superiority in every way and won the battle of thinking, seeing and acting simultaneously, as the result of greater mentality, speed and vitality, no demonstration of reproach or insult was offered in any manner. Praises Crowd. "The character of the men composing that crowd was not made up largely of the rowdy or thug element, as many would lead one to believe is always the case at such events, but of business and prominent men. Of my own personal i knowledge, the holding of this event in Extraordinai Attends 1 The building 10 ing added to our pi cause the success of ing in three short m< ed more room. Must be exceptio ing that can make forceful in so short a That's gratifying But here comes tl The builders mui ?and this Clothing of the way. A spc the way?and the n< the sacrifices doublv, * So it is a CLEAr Every Fancy Ci Every Fancy Cf Every Fancy He Every Fancy W< Every Plain Bh Every Se8ff=stri j $45, $40, $35 $32.50, $ Grades, and $25 C $29-75 $j9 Special Prices On A] $6.oo Hats now $4.00?$5.o< now $2.67?$3.00 Hats now $2.c < DAVIS CUP OFFER ustralia Wants England and America to Play Preliminary There. JYDN'EY, N S. W., Jul> ?t.-The T.a* n nnls Association has telegraphed to th* ilted States and# England a*king that ay of the challenging tin for tlx* r?avis ip Ik* in Australia Tlx* challenge round ill bo played in N>w Zealand. The losers of the challenging tie will iur Australia to help defray the excises of both teams. The association Ters each team for cxj?enses. nNHr. * : Bfc ' F '; - Vevada was l>eneticial rather than ?niurious, notwithstanding the rtaima advanced by some, as it lias made*the pos iblllties and natural advantages of this state. with its undeveloped wealth, faniliar to many who otherwise would not tave heard of the state. "I am well pleased with the intelligent nanner in which the tremendous crowd vas handled and treated by the people >f Reno, and I have heard only expressions of good will for the city on all sides. "I will further state that as long a^ the aw licenses glove contests I will not atempt to interfere with such events l.i iny manner in the future. "As for the contestants in this tight. 1 ^an only say that the defeat of Jeffrie? lemonstrated the experience and contenion of all students of athletics, that after i man has for some time been out of conlition he cannot regain his former vitality and condition of physical perfecion, for nature will Invariably assert it?elf. He was not and never could be the Feflfries of former days." RECEPTION FOR JOHNSON. Chicago's Colored Population Prepares to Greet Champion. CHICAGO. 111.. July 6.-"Liltle Africa." which was so boisferous Monday night after news of Jack Johnson's victory over Jeffries became known that twenty-six arrests were made, settled down yesterduv and attention was given to plans to properly receive the black champion when he arrives here Thursday. Thousands of negroes are expected ifl join in the reception party. The Hth Infantry Band and a squad of the negro National Guardsmen and the negro Elks' band will give an official tone to the reception. A special touring car will be on hand for Jack and his parly and twenty-sis automobiles will carry p*rsonal friends in a parade from the station to Johnson's home, where his mother will have ready a chicken feast. "Mother" Tiny Johnson deplored all the riots that have resulted from her aoii t victory, but said it was all due to an unwillingness on the part of many white persons to let a negro express himself. "The whites don't look for a black mm< to be on top." she said, "but Jack'* there, and his victory will help the eotir-i negro race." Polk Indorsed for President. RALEIGH. N. C? July 6?The democratic county convention of Bertie county, N. C., yesterday indorsed Joeepi W. Folk of Missouri for the democratic nomination for President. His father. Henry B. Folk of Tennessee. was a native of Bertie county, leaving there when twenty-one year old. QUI y Condition rhis Sale. - . 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