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THE FAEMEE : FEBRUARY 9, 1915 I page of sports International Wants to Invade Bronx Before the Feds I ebitedby ".5 NUMBERING OF PLAYERS IS POPULAR Boston; " Feb. 9.- The hearts of "football fandom beat faster,' and the eyes' of football fandom brightened with the realization of a well-deserved victory when' in glancing over the reports of the. doings, of the pigskin moguls at the annual meeting of the football ' .rules committee', the following-was noted: ' . ' ' " The committee recommends the a se by all teams of numbers on the players." .-,. ' The committee recommends the, use . by 8,11 teams , of numbers on, the olays. But- the fcleasandreams and visions of the : previous ; moment hit upon that. But as frail craft upon sharp rocks That "But" foredoomed the realization of pleasant expecta tion, and by the fact that the "But" was followed by "The numbering of players is not, mamdatovV," only bore out conclusions. r ; ' Left and . right . this, committee slashed in bygone. meetings, making an almost Entirely new game ofi foot bait each year, and. now it lacks cour tage to admt, without , reservation, , the most general request ever made; of it. Here it has adopted a stand which already had been taken, for coaches ' who, have had. some regard for the public' have been using numerals to distinguish thejr players , for the past "two years. - -' .-' ' It was upon the question of num bering players that . the chief interest of the general football public, centred. and finding their hopes wrecked on that1 matter, interest in the report of the meeting disappeared. v . The committee, ; however did--- take definite Stands on certain points of --the game, and although the play will not be matrterially changed as the re 1 suit, at least 'two .of-' ..the . changes . ma do are bound to have their effect, and cause considerable , trouble to Vrtain coaches who were planning to depend on the starring ability of cer tain of their players. , , GRAVES. TRYING TO SiG-I FtETGSi LOW, UAIilmUUIII rLATtn -Hanover. ' N. . H.. ' Feb. . 9.Fred Mitchell1,1 Scout for . the . Braves, . has ' .been Jp Hanover f qr the last two days to see "Fletch' Low, the Dartmouth shortstop i who-vwas . recently disquali fied by the athletic council as' eligible to again play for the Green. Low said yesterday, however, that he would not consider any proposi tion -until, fee hears from the letter he has written '"the atMetic council, In this letter be' stated" fully the cir- eumstances attending his playing last ' summer with tjie Progressives, of Beverly, and the council may reverse Its decision. 1 Until some definite acr tion-is taken, however, Low said he would make ' no move that would further endanger his status as an amateur. . I.IANN AND WHALING- , V, ONLY MEMBERS OF BRAVES UNSIGNED Boston, Feb. 9. 'All of the mem- . 'bers of the champion . Braves have signed up for the season of 1915 with the exception of Leslie Mann -. and Bert Whvaling. Mann is still consider ing the proposition President Qaff ney made him several weeka'ago, and as the Federal League elubs are not falling over themselves, as Mann ex pected they -would, it Is very likely lie will sign up when he finds he has no place to play, y ' , ' "Whaling is not considered in the . holdout class. . Secretary' Herman Nickerspn sent the big ; moose" a .contract to' Los Angeles,' Cal., and tt ' Is possible that 1 he is ; away from home, so that, the failure to receive his signed contract . here has no sig nificance. Whaling appeared satis vfled with the existing conditions and undoubtedly will sign the contract. Otto Hess, the. big southpaw pitch. er, and who can play a fine game at first base, and. who is ; among the heavy hitting pitchers of the major leagues, has" signed for this summer. S - 1,500 New Fall Woolens ' b BEE LTPOKD BROTHERS BUT K East Side and West Knd X ' j m ' FANS' OWN COLUMN jr n u , e a xr 3 t irBWIiTOPBlTBD. rrycftnTiUUNT ctjtstnb BEST CABARB1 - ' S3-42 EJM STBEET Ebon for All Members of the Family, BOSTON SHOE STOIiE . :. 1 1S88 MAUf . STREET . ' PoU's qPbeatre Building, . rP-TO DATE BARBHTR SHOP BTVB BARBERS - MO WAITING W ILLIAM McCOMBS 1M1 Main 8t.rer Donslas' Shoe Store M. N. BEIXWOOD, U. G P. ftton licensed Cliiropodlat Br. ciTIibnipson TractXce Limited to Men 1128 1IAIN STREETC Bridgeport. Cua Office Ban Dally m. m. to S p. m. 1 j aianaays IV a. m. w a jfc o ; -" ST. LOUIS ANXIOUS TO SECURE iANN St.: Louis, Feb. 9 If Leslie' Mann will delay his contemplated Jump ito the Feds until he hears from Presi dent Britton of the Cardinals he .may receive a more .flattering offer , to re main, in : (Organized . Baseball than the offer which tempted him to consider a jump to the Gilmors circuit. This is 'the ' substance . of. 'what President Brtton yesterday had to say in re gard to . the Braves' outfielder, who would undoubtedly prove-a very wel come addition to the Huggihs .putfit. Britton and Huggins are anxious to obtain ; an outfielder of Mann's caji bre for the Cardinals, an- they will bid 'mighty high for his services: if he has ( not--already signed a Federal League Contact . v RiTTUNG GAMES 5 PLEASE FANS ill ' HOLY-NAME LEGUE STANDING. , . ' ' ' '. ' . 1j ' P.C. Sacred Hearts 7 ' 3 1.700 St. Charles . . 7 3 .700 St. Mary's 4... 5 5 '.-'.500 St. John's .. , . .... ..L 1 9- ' ' A 00 1 Results Last Night. St. Charles, 23; St. John's.-' 22. . Sacred Hearts, 46; SU Mary's, 16. Games Friday at St. John's 'Hall Sacred Heart vs. St. John's, 8:00. St.: Charles vs. Sti Mary's, 9:00. Sacred Heart vs. S Mary's.'' The. Hearts wdn as was expected by their rabid - followers.' Hurley was among the missing and that no doubt accounts for the walkaway score' piled up -by the Hearts. "Whelan and Snyder, of the St. Mary's played their usual stellar games but were severely handicapped by the loss of Hurjey. As for the rest of. the team, with the pos sible exception of Dunn, they were useless. ,The Hearts are a very fast set of, players and the' winner, of the : !-: -1 Ll . . ' -. league . Dunting win nave io contend with them, until thelast. night of the league -schedule. - , ''.' Lannon from the Clover club club style, caging nine .baskets. If memory serves me right that is the league record so far: On the. defensive he also , starred. Lucey played a steady game, also, while Rainville pjayed-his usual siar, game, xne game is unde serving of comment, as it was,' a well known fact that the Hearts would win after five" minutes of .' the first half had been playedy The score , " ' Sacred Heart. .' 1 ' k - ' ' ' G. ' FG Pta. Lannon, r. f . . - 9 2 20 Kenny, 1. f. : 0 0- 0 Rainvillel 1. f . ....... 3 0 6 Lucey - c. ,'..-........ 4 0. 8 Garrity,- r. 'g. . . : . . . .( 3 0 6 Gartland, 1. g. i . 2 0 4 Martin, 1. g. : . . . . 1 0 2 ' ' 22 .; 2 24 " . ' v . , St. Mary's. - Whelan, r. f. i 4 , 0 ' . 8 Snyder, 1. t. ' . . . ' 0 '1 1 Baker, c.: .... 0 . 0 0 Dunn, l.' g. ,1 -8 7 Malone, r. g. ........ 0 0" 0 Lyddy, r. g.' 0 - -. 0 - 0 , ' '- ' , 5 4 16 Pushed -tyhile attempting to shoot goal. ' t Fouls. . Sacred Heart Lannon 5 ; 'Lucy 2 ; Rainville 1; Margin 1; Garrity 1 9 Bt.- Marys Dunn' 4 ; Snyder Z ; Ma lone 1; Whelan 1 8. Referee, Nolan; scorer, ' E. Moran. 20 (palnute halves. i . . . i . : - . . r- . St. , John's vs. St.- Charles. This was another, rip snorter of a game being anybody's until the last man was .out.. ,' The St. Charles were the luckiest team in the league, that they ever, won that game. The re juvenated John's gave them the fight of their-, lives. With the score at 22 to 21 in the John's favor anJ only two minutes left to play, Dunnigan of the 'Braves", tossed what proved to be the winning basket. The Charles, were then all in and orders were passed around to stall the two minutes left. This was done and it was a good thing for the home team as the John's were playing rings around . them at - the finish. But - at that It Is about time that the luck hrokef In favor of the winning team, after losing alL their "games by one feasket it wouldn't seem fair if they got trimmed last night by .one. basket. Even if 'they did get ' defeated, the worse would be yet to come, when they realized 'that they had lost two games to the John's, the only two that the latter would have won so far. Nolan of the " J'Braves" played star individual game and was all over the floor," caging five baskets. Han bury played - the bets of his career, caging three baskets from difficult angles. Horkhlermer was . not ' on deck on account of a previous engage ment" while Capt. Christy was unable to play, suffering from a severely wrenched side. The score: ' ' St. Charles. -; :: -.: : ; v . .a. fg its. Dunigran, r. f. ....... 1 S 5 Nolan, L-t 6 0 .10 Moran, c. '1 0 0 Hanbury, r. g. . . . . . . 3 0 6 Barrett, 1. . 0 0 0 Curley, 1. g. 0 0 0 10 St. John's 23 8 4 2 0 2 4 2 22 Kochiss, r. f. . Luiicas, r. f. ... j&jrti L Quaka, 1. f . . . Liptak, c Krevy, r. g. . . Hudak, 1. g. . . . . 4 . 2 . 1 . 0 , 1 . 2 . 1 11 ' r Fouls. St. Charles Dunigan 2; Moran 2; Hanbury 1; Curley 1 6. St. John's Lucas 2; Hudak 2; Quaka 2; Art 1; Liptak 1 8. . Referee, Whelan; scorer, E. Moran. The Illinois Steel Co.'s rail mill at Garry, Ind., resumed operations. HAVE FEDERALS ABANDONED THEIff MINOR LEAGUE HERE 1 Horkheimer of This City Signs to Play With! Newburgh of Atlantic ;:" , League ; '. , (By Wagner.) According to a story in the New York Sun this morning the Federals abandned "their idea of having a minor league in F&stern association territory netx season. It was -expected that President Gilmore -of the - outlaws would come at the. latter, part of the. week to consult - with the promoters but - the 'report - is that he has' decided not to. The promotors have ibeen un able to show- the financial . backing they promised and as the Federals re fused to furnish money for the -league the proposition is beginning to lan guish. . ,. :' - - ... : - . Horkheimer, a youngster who. has been prominent with various semi-pro teams in this city and. who has also been with the South Norwalk club. has been signed by Newburgh of the Atlantic league. This is the same club with which George Moshier -of "this city played last season. Horkheimer. is an excellent inflelder and if he; can show- something with the bat he ought to make good.- ' Hal Justin is the first . Springfield player to sign for J 915.' The 'little pitcher, is one of Springfield's . main tsays. Owner" Carey of the Ponies notified all players they would have to stand for salary cuts. ' . In the Yale gymnasium tonight the Yale basketball five .. will clash with the Columbia team, . ' Bobby Stow, who is - coaching at Yale, hopes for victory inasmuch as Colunjftia has not shown very good form this season. Manager Bresnahan of the Chicago Cubs, ;is very anxious to get an in flelder and has made ; the SJ. Louis club a good offer 'for Frst- Baseman Jack Miller. The latter-played short stop for a time last season and Bres nahan would like to use him there. . The Brooklyn Nationals have re leased Outfielder , : Leo Callahan to Newark of: the International league, HAVE JERSEY CITY FRANCHISE New YotOi. Feb. 9. When the Na-I tional league club, owners gathered at ; the Waldorf-Astoria today, one of the most important questions to decide was whether they will give permission to the International league to locate the Jersey club in the E(ronx. . Presi dent Edward G." Barrow has made" a request , to this effect, and yesterday he had a long talk1, with .President H. N. . Hempstead of" the Giants, whose permission must first be obtained be forev the. minor league will- be permit ted to invade New York territory. President Hempstead gave no de cision in answer to the request, ,ut the matter will .be deflded to4ay by the league. There is sure -to be some objection to the scheme, -as it- ,wlll toe of a very experimental nature. , It will be a difficult thing to .build up a fol lowing for a minor league team in a city which has' always been served with the major league article of base ball. . - ' The International league people be lieve that by5 -placing a club .In the Bronx two objects will be served. It will save the J"eraey City . team from a nembarrassmg . situation, and it will also bring -about the invasion -of the Bronx territory before . the- Federal league has a chance to settle up there. The International league - is Just now going, through a trying period, and if it can be Shown that the move ' to transfer the Jersey City club will be of . any benefit to the ilnternationals, the National league may give its ap proval. '. ' ' :,." .:.;:. - '- , , The question has also been put up to the new owners of the Yankee club. tout, no action will be taken . by the Yankees or the American league until it Is knowfl what the National league is going to do. . .... BRIDGEPORT'S TO ' PLAV SEASIDES IH POOL GAME TONIGHT ' The Bridgeport pool players will visit the Seaside quarters tonight to contest in the inter-club series. Al though it is not known what sub stitutions will be- made it Is prob able that the matches will he ar ranged as follows: 1 Flood (B) vs. Broth well (S); In goldsby (B) vx. Hunt (S) ; Mara (B) vs. Wheeler S). , Billy . Grershell of the Bridgeport club leads the 'billiard players with an average of 8.9. Thad Adams of the Seasides is second with 7.3 and Xr. "Hawley of the Algonquins is third with 618. .' BILL McGUIRE'S BOXERS LOOKING FOR MATCHES Bill McGuire, the well known semi pro basefbaM manager, has 'branched out as a boxing manager. ' He has quite a stable, including 'Dick Gill, Tom Hawthorne, - Young Barry and Red Ames of Hartford.' He is anx ious to match Gill with Red Allen,. Teddy Fabryck or Young Boyd. Haw thorne will tackle Dick Miller at the Columbus Boys' club smoker and Young Barry wants to meet Young Murphy. Children like to partonize the grab- 'bag because of the element of chance and uncertainty as to what they will get. : The reported increase of busi ness of. the mail order houses shows the same trait among the grown-ups. but it is said that the youngster will jump to the Federals rather than go "back to the International. Local fans are displaying great in terest in the Shugrue-Welsh . . bout which, takes place at Madison Square garden, New York, tonight. : Shurue outpointed Welsh in their previous bout and his local supporters expect him to do it again. . .;. Princeton has started a crusade against professional" coaches by : as signing Prof. Huston of the faculty to take charge of the Freshman base ball team. He will receive no salary for his ' work. , - ' Capt j Denegre of the Yale crew, will issue a call' for candidates as soon as the Prom festivities end this week. The . return of CoMh Guy Nickalls' from England is a certainty and a , big squad .? is expected to be out;.'''- . The card for the next boxing show to be, held in, this city has been com pleted. The .star bout , will . show Bunny Ford of New Haven and Al Ketchel of this city in a 1 5 round session. Young McAuliffe and Teddy Hutobs will meet in a ten., round go and the other bout will exhibit Gene Moriarty of New York and Chick West of Holyoke. :' ' Britton Patterson,, left .tackle on the Washington' ; & Jefferson ' college1: foot ball team the, past two years and who was given honorable mention by Wat ter Camp last fall, is crippled probx bly for life as the result .of an injury to his right knee cap sustained in a game with Georgetown: at ' Washing ton, T. C, last season. Patterson, 'who i weighed 2 5 pounds in-training, now weighs 175 ' pounds and walks with a. crutch. ., .;. " ' Joe Shugrue was matched today to box Johnny 'Griffiths -12 founds - in AkronV O., February 22. BROOKLAWN A. C. BOYS" GET BOVVLIPnG PRIZES vAs a fittihg climax to ' their season the members of1 the Brooklawn A. C. bowling club held a banquet last night at. the Faust. The prize for high av erage was given to Horkheimer, Welsh got jtwo prizes, one . for second high average and another for three, string total of 320. The award for high sin gle was given .to Peterson who had 12S. It was . voted to start another league next ,Monday night. "Williajn Graham was toastmaster at .the meet -v. lng. - . , j. BOWLING. ARMORY LEAGUE ; Armory Alleys V NAVAJj CLI B Kuehm t ' Lindquiet Taylor s, ' Capt . Messner 78 '8-t 80 77 64 .85 71 73 S6 105 80 82 1 84 85 86 415 383 419 ANT .v, 73 81 81 74 87 71 70 62 73 85 -. 77 86 88 SI 377 411 371 Joe Sigovitch Totals Hiockwood Fernley Houge O'Connell Kohout , Totals CHOP SUET LEAGUE Park City Alleys HAM FATS 100 93 Hicks -Brown 102-r. 295 77 251 . 97--' 2S7 102: 309 114 .288 . 96 98 ' 110 . 85 78 92 97 89 Moss Ball Musante Totals . 449 432 1430 CH SUETS 16 . 94 H. Washing 97 287 Murphy Peterson Madden Molinelli ; 85 - 77 ' 104 ' 96 100 .77 102 84 94 279 102 -..256 108 314 ' 99--i 279 , Totals 458 457 5001415 NIGHT OWLS O'Connor ". 102 90 w 88 275, Grindrod 90 92 90 272 Smith - 77 82 96 255 Gallagher 85 84 78 247 T. Monks . ' 89 95 104 288 Totals 443 ' 443 457 1337 I WOODEN HEADS ' Bibbins . 85 87 114 286 Dowd ' 80 103 90 273 Warner 93 92 99 284 E. Monks 91 82 86 259 Liggins . 106 107 109 322T Totals 455 . 471 498 ll4 BIG SIX LEAGUE "Washington Park Alleys WASHINGTON PARKS Cave , 95 101 82 278 Stirks 83 100 81 264 Vogel 94 101 82 277 McMann 92 83 93 268 Walsh 87 106 106 299 To tals 451 491 444 1386 McDaniels Hard! Warrick -Germain -Ed. McDaniels Totals 75 --260 75 250 87 261 92 264 94 274 433 453 423 1309 A meeting of the -'-holders of the German-American' Bank of " Detroit will ibe held to vote" on the recom mendation of the executive committee to increase the capital stock from $250,000 to 9500,000. EAST SIDES 85 100 95 80 83 91 85 87 86 95 WARDS OWN, KANSAS CIH PLAYERS NOW New York, Feb. - 9 It was learned yesterday that the real backers of the Kansas City franchise, which has been transferred to Newark, are the Wards, owners of the Brooklyn Club of the Federal League. The conflicting stories of President Gilmore and .the Directors Of the Kansas City Club were due to the fact, it is-staged, that, on' account of the financial assistance which the Wards gave Kansas - City last year, they practically possessed control of the franchise, and the'ap.-s proval of the Kansas City directors was not necessary. -" s It was annpanced- yesterday by the Eastern-representative of the Fed eral League fethat the - Kansas : .City franchise positively had been 1 trUns f erred to Newark.. President Gilmore made ahurried trip to this city late oil Sunday afternoon and had a con ference with Robert Ward, Vice Pres ident of the league, at the Hotel Biltmore. At that time it was decid ed that the Kansas City Club should come to, Newark. '- ;. .: : , "While it is announced here that those "behind the new club in New ark ,will . be Pat Powers, formerly President of the Eastern League be fore it became the International; J. J." Liilis,. and "a Western oil man,'' It is stated on good authority that it is because the Kansas City Club Tost heavily last year and has ieen unable to meet its'pbligations with the Wards that the change was made. ' , Powers and Liilis are 1 experienced baseball men, and it is believed they will have actual , charge of the club, but that the Wards will-finance It. The signing of Ed Reulbach, recently released by Brooklyn,- is taken as .an indication that he will be the man ager in Newark. 4 It is said that Pow ers and Liilis have pptipns ,on sev eral sites in Newark .proper and one in Harrison. . '" RIBBONS Will AMD EXPECT TO REPEAT t Victory toiiight v --;-v t ., '. v . ' 1 --- ' It looked for a time as if the Blue Ribbons-would rmeet defeat in Nor walk. 'last, night in the game with the Norwalk five, but; ih the last few min utes of play the Ribbons staged a ral ly which gave them the victory by 81 to 21.. This gave them two victories in the series to one for Norwalk; . " Norwalk wasn't .so successful , ,at throwing goals -' but Beggane was a wonder, at tossing theni from the fo.ul line and , he" put nine over with the result that Norwalk led by, 11 to 7 at the end of the first half. Although the Ribbons .tried hard? their spppon- ents managed to keep a few" points ahead and 'the rooters', were yelling loudly for victory.-. .. , " . . .' .. . - Capt. Beckman hadn't been doing rr uch, but realizing the situation was desperate the captain, cut loose and hurled seven goajs in succession while the crowd eroaned. Eddie Leonard was in fine form form tire Ribbons. He rang up four goals and was fine on floor work. Jimmy ClSvton was so closely guarded that he didn't score often but managed to drop three in from the feul line. Roach and Swenson were strong oh defense. 1 Big George Smith of Norwalk was carefully watched and scored only one basket ; Smolick of the Knickerbock ers did welf at forward for. Norwalk. ' Tonight at Colonial hall, 'the fourth game in the series will be played. The Ribbons are anxious to win again in order,te clean up the series as quickly as possible . but the - Norwalk troys threaten to bring another star player from' -New York. There will be a pre. liminary between the Boys'; club- and hAU-'Stars and the usual dancing will be enjoyed. The line-up of last even ing's battle: ; ? . Blue Ribbons. . . . G. .' FG Pta. Beckman, r. f. 7 4- IB Clinton, 1. f . . . ; . 1 : . 3 : 6 Leonard, c. , . .V . . 4 0 8 ROach, r. g 00 . .0 Rwpnsnn. 1. sr. ....... 1 0 . -. 2 Totals ...... i ..... .13 . t Norwalks. , 81 Dagon, r. f ,4 Smolick, 1. f. . ' - O'Hara, c. . . ." - - 0 Smith, r. g. ......... 1 Beggane, 1. g. i.. .0 0 0 . 0 9 .Totals i. ...... . . Referee, Wallum. 6 . 21 Winter i millinery," long eloth coats, fur scarfs and muffs at given away nrices at E. H. -Dillon. & Co.'s; 1105 Main street. ' CARDINALS WON'T GET SPRING SERIES COIN St Louis. Feb. 9 President Brit ton of the Cardinals has decided that the players shall receive no share of the spring series money this year.. Last season tne .athletes threatened to strike for a share in the proceeds. but were prevented from doing so .by Britton's timely action in ottering to give a certain sum of money to each Dlaver who took part in zrie series, However, this season Britton wants all the Cardinal share of the gate in the series with the Browns for the club. He figures the salaries are"tda. big, anyhow. . " . I -fc j . The Seattle Master Bakers' Associ ation, will raise the price of bread to six cents a loaf. , More than 400 conventions are scheduled to meet in San Francisco during the exposition. , ' ... THE PRETTIEST FACE and the most beautiful hands are of ten disfigured by an unsightly wart. It can easily be removed in a few days without pain by using Cyrus Wart Remover. For sale only at The Cyrus Pharmacy, 418 Fairfield Ave. CLEANEASY, BEST HAND SOAP Guaranteed not to injure the skin. Instantly removes Stove Polish, Rust. Grease, Ink, Paint and Dirt. For th hand or clothing. Larger can l cents. Manufactured by Wru, li Winn, 344 Stratford avenue. Ml SmMs Price TAILORED - TO $7.50 $15 SUITS NOW. 30b S. & H. STAMPS FREE 300 Trading Stamps Free. Our biggest sale of all the year. Your choice of thoiisa,nds of yards of fine Suitings and Overcoatings faultlessly tailored to measure at naif price (all goods marked in plain figures). 1 9 , li STORE OPEN MONDAY AND 1134 MAIN STREET, NEAR OLD JAKE KILRAIN, ' ' , 66 TODAY, LAUDS THE' 1 ' I OLD .TIME FIGHTERS. Jake Kilrain, who wfts defeated by John L. Sullivan at Richburg, Miss., in 18 8 9 in the last great classic bare knuckle battle 1 of the American prize ring, . entertains the opinion - that modern boxers are a . sorry .ot com pared with the old time fighters of his heyday; A few months ago old Jake, while oh a visit to North Da kota to look after his land interests, told a reporter that Vthere ' isn't a boxer alive now who could stand up under the gruelling fighting of the. old regime. ' Admitting that Jack Johnson is a wonderful boxer and a steady,' cautious '.fighter, the veteran added: But put Jack into the game as it was when we fought under theJ old" London prize ring rules and he would be murdered." Jake was born at Greennolnt. Long Island, 'fifty-six' years' ago today,. Feb. 9, 1859, but he has spent, most of his mature life, in Baltimore,, which city he-still, calls home. Jake's real name is' John J. Klillipn, but the newspapers mangled it to Kilrain, and he let it go at that.. "Jake began his ' career as: an oarsman, arid madequite, a reputation as a sculler before he took to- the ring in 1880. . His first pro fessional bout was with ."Dangerous Jack," a colored boy, .in Boston. Throughout 'his ring career he never rew the color, line. , "When you go over- the ropes you are equals, arid color doesn't count," Jake always said. ' s ' , Jake's first big fight was with George . Godfrey, known' as "Old Chocolate," a native of Prince ; Ed ward Isle and a famous black fighter at that time. They fought a draw in Boston, and 'in 1884 Jake' "held Charley" Mitchell, the English boxer, te a draw. After that he met a num ber of good men, and became a seri ous' contender for the title held by John L. Sullivan. Jem Smith , was then" champion of England, and chal lenged Sullivan to -fight .for the world's championship, but the match fell through. Kilrainthen offered to meet Smith, arid they were matched to fight in France in 1887.. Charley Mitchell trained Kilrain for the bout, which - ,was held on an : island in the Seine near Rouen.- . The men fought 106 -rounds, when darkness ended the battles, which was called a draw. jaKe had all the best of it, however, and in. England he was recognized as the world's -champion. - Before -going - to France to fight Smith, Kilrain had been presented with a belt declared to- be emblematic of the premiere pugilistic honors of the world. The presentation of the trophy was made in. . Baltimore, and a big crowd of sports acclaimed Jake as the new champion. The belt was a scrump tious' affair, . fifty inches ong and eight, inches wide, and was made of 200 ounces of solid gold and sliver, ' ' After whipping Smith, Kilrain was cock of " the walk, and Sullivan, who had sidestepped a meeting; with Jake, realized that he would have to come across or be classed with the has- beens. Early in 1889 a meeting of sports was- held In Toronto and the match between Kilrain and Sullivan was definitely. made. 1 . . . - Richburg, a village iri- Misstssippi, was chosen as the scene of the dis turbance, and there about 5,ouo sports from all over America con gregated on a July day In 1889. The fight was for $10,000 a side and the championship, bare knuckles, Lon don prize ring rules. Charley Mitchell and Pony Moore accompanied Kil rain to the ring, and ' Miildoori, the wrestler, and Mike. Donovan, ex-middleweight champion, were John L.s backers. Kilrain was far from well, but he fought gamely for seventy five rounds,- lasting two , hours and sixteen minutes, before Sullivan final ly triumphed. Bat Masterson, now sporting editor of the New. York Morning Telegraph was the time keeper. Kilrain's last bout was with rtank Slavin, by whom toe was de feated la 189 6.. - MEASURE : . $12.50 ALL $30 SUITS Tailored-tb-- MCeasure. 300 STAMPS FREE .'v "1'.' f"" I 1 ' ,rS-) t ALL $40 SUITS Tailored-to- Measure. 300 STAMPS FREE y v A bargain chance to learn how much more. becoming and dressy1 you'll look in tailored clotnes . than in ready mades, 300 Stamps free with every Suit no matter what price you pay. SATURDAY EVENINGS. RIKER'S DRUG STORE DARTMOUTH HOCKEY TEAL .LOSES TO New Haven, Feb. S.Tale Jumped into the lead f or ; the intercollegiate hockey championship by disposing of Dartmouth at the Arena yesterday af ternoon, in an overtime game, 4 to 1. The. Blue scored oince in the first five minute period of extra play, and twice . in. the second. Each - seven . broke through with a score in the first pe riod but neither could register a tally in the second. . . ' v Both goal-tenders had. fewer stops than usual but both York and Dona hue kicked away some- vicious drives. The rival - captains, Tuck and Sweeney, started in .roving platy and Murray carried the- attack to v Dart-' . meuth for Yale in the best f ornr shewn 'by any Tale forward. ' CRACK OARSMEN LOST TO HARVARD Boston,- Feb. 9:. T' J. D. Fuller, 15; of Washington, D. C., one of the 'best oarsmen in Harvard College, gives up his prospects of rowing again in college today, when he goes to the Stfllman Infirmary for a serious rb dominal operation.. Dr. B. H. Nichols, who tends to the '.football team, is going to perform to operation, and it is expected that Fuller will not; be , able to enter into any strenuous ath letics the rest ,of this year. - -':"' Fuller rowed on his freshman eight, and), was one of the four-oared crew two years agb, but last . year had to give up rowing. ' AC" the same time Joseph R. Busk, 18, of New York, is now at the in firmary with scarlet fever, will learn of his appointment as manager of the freshman hockey team from Smith Hall v ANNIVERSARIES OF RING BATTLES 1900 Dick Burge knocked out Jack Scales in first round at Lam beth, Eng. This was the Jast ring 'battle of Burge, the famous English lightweight, remembered by American fans for his great fight in "London with Kid Lavigne. Burge was in his 35th year when he . retird from the game, but he has since been prominent as a matchmaker and pro moter. Burge, who is now nearing fifty, started fighting in 1888. He became lightweight champion of Eng- (.land in 1891 by, whipping Jem Carney, the hero of vine great 7 4-round bout with Jack McAuliffe at Revere., Mass., which ended in a row and was called a draws although the Britisher had the (best ,of it. Burge repeatedly challenged McAuliffe, to fight for tha world's title, but Jack refused. When Lavigne 'became champion he accept ed Surge's challenge, although Dick: was then a welterweight and defeated him. Burge fought gamely but in the 17th round he was knocld out by the Saginaw Kid. Last year: Burge boxed an exhibition "bout wit Jack McAuliffe in London. 1859 Jake Kilrain, once famou3 heavyweight, born at Greenpoint, N. Y. 1892 George Dawson, Australian westerweight, arrived in San Francis co, j 1900 Joe Gans, defeated Spike Sullflva-n, in 14 rounds at New York. ' The high prices of flour may not lead any more housewives to learn to make bread, but no doubt they wij write some flue papers about it the women's ciuJbo.