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LEONARD HAD EASY VICTORY; "HORSE" HAGGERTY AND BECK STAR IN BASKETBALL
New Bloomfield Athlete
Killed at the Front
New BloonilieHl. Pa.. Jan. ]
Edward Moore, son of Dr. and Mrsk
EdwaNl E. Moore, of this place, one)
of the best-known athletes of the :
Juniata Valley, was killed in France
on September 30, War Department i
advices just received, tell. Moore
was serving as a second lieutenant
with the 3 9th Infantry.
While a student at Pennsylvania
State College. Moore caught during
his last three years on the varsity j
baseball team, captaining the squad j
during his senior year, and when he l
was graduated he had earned the
reputation of being one of the best j
baseball catchers ever at the Center j
county institution. Following grad- i
70 STATE m ON
CASUALTY LISTS
Eight Killed Out of 102 Made
Public by the War
Department
Washington, Jan. 2. A total of
856 names is reported in the casu
alty lists given out by the War De
partment today. Only 70 Pennsyl
vanians are reported, and of the 102
reported killed fn action, but 8 are
Pennsylvanians. The summary fol
lows:
Killed in action 102
Died of wounds 106
Died of accident and other
causes &
Died of disease 1-9
Wounded severely 369
Missing in action 130
Wounded (degree undeter
mined) ... 6
Wounded slightly 5
Total 856
Pennsylvanians reported this af
ternoon are;
KILLED IX ACTION
Corporals
Walter R. Johnston. Pittsburgh.
Glenn C. Sharrow, Hughesville.
Privates
Joseph Miodoreniec, Philadelphia.
Frank Partyka, Scranton.
Walter L. Adams. R. F. D. 2.
Colebrook.
Stanley J. Golden. Scranton.
Edward J. Schachern. Monaea.
WOUNDED SEVERELY
Lieutenants
Kurvin W. Lauer. York.
Sergeants
Charles E. Deverv, Germantown.
Patrick Hennessey, West Phila
delphia.
George Gerosky, East Pittsburgh.
Edward A. Warncke, Philadelphia.
Corporals
James M. Brandt, Lebanon.
John Curr, Philadelphia.
Lloyd E. Henry. Dagus Mines.
Howard A. Miller. Philadelphia.
Privates
George S. Peterman, Royersford.
Robert B. Reimer, Philadelphia.
Lester E. Search, R. F. D. 1,
Berwick.
Gilbert R. Williams. Martinsburg. I
George Tankflawecis. Pittston.
Ralph S. Armstrong. Etters.
Patrick Cannon. Philadelphia.
Frederick L. Clark. Coudersport.
Meyer J. Freed, Philadelphia.
Edward R. Jones, Philadelphia.
Howard A. Knapp. Germantown.
Frank M. McClaine, East Brady.
Andrew J Malinak, Osceola Mills.
MISSING IN ACTION
Privates
Frank James Bartlett. Fewistown.
Micke Bauso, Philadelphia.
Arthur Russell Bush, Carnegie.
Ignacy Gonsiorowski, Dinsmote.
John F. Keeley, Philadelphia.
James P. Lawler, Bala.
Lloyd E. Strayer, R. F. D. 8. York.
George Thomatis, South Bethle
hem.
Ira D. Walters, Wyoming.
George Weber, Braddock.
Pennsylvanians reported this
morning follows:
KILLED IX ACTION
Corporal
James J. Haley. Philadelphia.
DIED FROM WOUNDS
Corporals
Elmer E. Hoffman. Brookville.
Andrew Joseph Ward. Philadel
phia.
Privates
Frank R. Walker. Chester.
Arthur E. Cooney, Bradford.
Louis Gathers, Clarion.
Earl Hartman. K. F. D. 1, Ann
vllle. ,
Louis P. Leynaud, West Moshan
non.
Irving R. Rutstein, Wilkes-Barre.
Edwin H. Steiner, R. F. D. 1,
Berwick.
Roy Vansickle, Markleysburg.
John M. Ghernitsky, Mount Pleas
ant. * ..
DIED OF DISEASE
Privates
George D. W. Frye, Greensburg.
Vito Santerseire, Dunmore.
Llewellyn Sullivan, Morrisdale.
Jules Wargo, Monessen.
Henry A. Cooper, Pittsburgh.
Raymond E. Hesselgesser, Sarver.
Richard J. Hucless, Philadelphia.
WOUNDED SEVERELY
Corporal
John Joseph Shedlock, Home
stead.
Privates
John H. Marks, Laughlintown.
Thomas A. Quinlan, Scranton.
Harry Scorman, Philadelphia.
Frank L. Wagner, Philadelphia.
Robert J. Doran, Wilkes-Barre.
William Vincent Hennlgan, Old
Forge.
George B. King, Scranton.
Fred W. Lemieux, Plattsburg.
MISSING IX ACTION
Albert J. Conway. Dunmore.
Seraflna Disabatino, Connellsville.
James H. McDevitt, Philadelphia.
John Pogussky, , Westmoreland
City.
Red Sox President Is,
Not Buyinng Gold Bricks
Boston, Mass.. Jan. 2.—Presi
dent Frazee, of the Red Sox, in
discussing recent trades in play
ers and others to come says: "We,
are not buying gold bricks. There
are three Washington players I
would consider in a swap for Jack
Barry. Lieutenant Hal Janvrin or
Jimmy Cooley. The three are
Pitcher Harry Harper and Out
fielders Sam Rice and Clyde Mi
lan. Manager Griffith did not
want to give up these players. So,
you see, it is a dead trade. Griff
has gone back to Washington and
we will not talk over it again un
til the Joint meeting January 16."
THURSDAY EVENING,
uation, he played some professional
baseball with Chambersburg and
other Blue Kidge l.eague teams,
with Tri-state contingents, and was
for a time with the Newport team
of the old Dauphin-Perry League.
'No details have been forwarded
to relatives by the War Department
concerning Moore's death. Moore,
only 25 years old at the time of his
death, entered the regular army ser
vice two years ago during the Mexi
can fracas, and when this war broke
out was sent to the officers training
school at Fort Oglethorpe. Ga.,
winning his commission in Novem
ber, 1917. He sailed for France
In May of this year.
TEACHER TELLS
ABOUT FOSSILS
By Garrett I*. Scrvi.ss
"Recently our science teacher
told us something about fossils. She
told us they arc found in rocks,
sometimes whole skeletons turned to
stone, and sometimes all that is
found are just footprints. Being
very much interested, I went to the
library, but could find out no more,
so I write you."—Sarah F.
You pay me a great compliment,
and I wish I could deserve it, but I.
too, am dependent on teachers and
books; although everybody, of
course, can add to knowledge by
thinking about it.
Let us think a little about what
you have been told, and have read,
concerning fossils. They are found
buried and embedded in rocks, and
their appearance shows that they
arc the remains and the marks of
animals and plants which were once
alive. How. then, did they get in
and under the rocks?
To answer that question we must
first consider what kinds of rocks
the fossils are found in. Upon ex
amination we discover that they are
only rocks which have been formed
by the solidification of mud, sand
and such other materials as col
lect at the bottom of bodies of
water. These are called stratified
rocks, because they lie in layers
or strata, and can be split up, or
separated, as if they were lloors
piled one upon another.
Land and Water Fossils
Wc conclude that when the ani
mals and plants whose fossil re
mains and tracks are found in
these rocks, were alive, they must
either have inhabited the water
which then flowed over the places
where the rocks now lie, and have
been buried at its bottom, or they
must have dwelt on land which was
later overflowed by water and cov
ered with deposits of mud and sand.
It is not difficult to distinguish
Ugtween the fossils of creatures
that- lived in water and those that
lived on land, and they are often
found intermingled because they
were brought together in certain
places which were once the shoes
of lakes and seas now no longer in
existence.
But another question arises: How
does it happen that fossils are found
in rocks which form hills and moun
tains, far from any sea or lake,
and at elevations thousands of feet
above sea-level? To this the reply
is that those hills and mountains
must be composed of rocks whose
original state was that of mud and
sand collected in thick deposits at
the bottom of water, that the fossils
found in them must represent ani
mals and plants that were buried
in those deposits, and that at a
later time some convulsion of the
earth's crust lifted them all up into
highlands and mountains. Another
branch of geology than that which
deals specially with fossils will tell
you astonishing facts about the rise
and fall of the lands of the globe,
the invasions and retreats of seas
and the crumpling and fracturing
of the earth's mighty shell, as if it
were the surface of a hall of drying
clay. But let us stick to the fossils.
There are half a dozen different
sorts of fossils. Sonie consist of the
bones or shells, or a portion of the
bones or shells, of ancient animals,
which have been preserved in the
hardened rocks that were mud
banks when the anima's were
buried. Others, particularly plant
fossils, are carbonized remains of
the original vegetable forms. Coal
is that kind of a fossil. A third sort
have literally been turned into
stone skeletons, since the substance
of the bones of the animals or the
stems of the plants has been re
placed.*'pajticle for particle, by min
eral matter which exactly imitates
the original forms.
How Ages Arc Fixed
A fourth kind of fossil consists of
a mould of the original animal, the
latter having entirely disappeared,
leaving only a cavity of its own
shape in the hardened rock. This
cavity has sometimes been filled
with other material. Then there
are fossils which like the Siberian
mammoths and the amber-bedded
flies of tho Baltic coast, have been
entirely preserved, not only in form
but in substance. Tho mammoths
have been cold-storaged, so to
speak, while the flies have been
embalmed. Fossil tracks, of course,
represent only the impressions made
by animals walking or crawling
over wet sand or mud- on the
beaches of ancient lakes and seas,
or the shores of now vanished rivers
and swamps.
By careful study, and the com
parison of the same kinds of strata
in different parts of the earth,
geologists have been enabled to. as
sign relative ages to the various
stratified rocks, and thus to find
out the order in which different
species of animals have made their
appearance in the world. The'
strata are very much broken up in
consequence of the convulsions that
the slowly cooling planet has suf
fered, but yet it is possible to ar
range them in a progressive order,
the deeper ones being the older,
firhile the upper ones are compara
ively recent.
Names have been given to the
successive periods and ages repre
sented by the principal statiflca
tions, which may be likened to
the pages of a book, lying with
Its title page downward. The fos
sils are like pictures on the pages
and the earlier in the geological
book a fossil-picture occurs the
more ancient must be the tlmo to
which It belongs.
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"Big Six" Living in a Gas House Over
There May Not Return to Open Season
Cincinnati, Jan. 2.—Captain Chris
ty Mathewson of the United States
Army may soon be homeward
bound from Germany. In a letter to
a local friend from Hendicourt,
France, he stated that he did not
know when he would be released or
whether he would return to the
States in time to resume his duties
as manager of the Beds. He has
been working very hard over there,
and may be sent over into Germany
with the American forces. His head
quarters are in a gas house.
Matty, who is quite a golf player,
says that he would like to see some
of his friends over here trying to
-set-out of the shell holes around his
camp with the aid of the trusty nib
lick. He has had no time for golf
or any other sport since he has been
over here.
The following letter from Mrs.
Matthewson, forwarded to President
Herrmann, will give the fans an
idea of the work that the former
Red leader has been doing since
peuco was declared:
"In reply to your letter of Decem
ber 16 I have had letters from Mr.
Matthewson, dated as late as No
vember 26 and mailed in Metz. He
is very well now; had a light attack
of influenza soon after his arrival in
France, but recovered rapidly after
eight days in the hospital. He has
beefi stationed at Hendicourt,
AROUND THE BASES
Xew York, Jan. 2. With the an " j
nouncement Tuesday that the New I
York American baseball team will
train in Florida this spring instead ol
Macon, Ga., it was learned yesterday J
that the New York Nationals also are |
considering changing their spring :
training quarters from Manin Springs,
Texas, to some place in Florida. Ine I
high cost of training at Marlin j
Springs and prohibitive railroad rates
are said to be the reason for causing
the Giants to consider the change.
Technical High School, of Harris- j
burg, is represented on the All-
American Scnolastic team for 1318 j
through Carl Beck, who is sejected by
Frederick \V. Kubien, secretary-treas
urer of the A. A. U. His position is ,
accorded him for putting the twelve
pound shot. The entire team is: One- |
hundred-yard dash, James l'wyer, ■
l'hillips Andover Academy. Mass.; 23U- :
yard dash. Alan Woodring. Mercers- '
burg Academy; 440-yard run,
Smith. Phillips Exeter Academy, New (
Hampshire; SSO-yard run, T, Camp- ;
bell. University H. S„ Chicago. 111.;;
one-mile run. It. Crawford. Hushing
(N V.) H. S.; two-mile run, Allan
Swede Mercersburg Academy; cross- i
country. J. N'ulty. St. Benedict's Prep.,
Newark, N. J.; 120-yard hurdles, \V.
E Massey. Jr.. Hill School. Pottstown;
220-yard hurdles, A. Ucsch, St. Bene- j
diet's Prep.. Newark, N. J.; running
high Jump, H. Troup, Ridgewood H.
S N. J.; running broad jump, W. •
Lowrie, Phillips Exeter Academy, New
Hampshire; pole vault, T. P. Garner, i
Hill Schobl. Pottstown; putting i
twelve-pound shot, Carl Beck, Harris
burg Tech; throwing twelve-pound
hammer. \V. Angell. Mercersburg
Academy; throwing the discuss, J. |
Wells, Perkiomen Seminary; throw- I
ing the javelin, F. Davis, Mercers
burg Academy.
KNOCKOUT AT SCBANTON
Scranton, Pa.. Jan. 2. "Tommy"
Ferguson, boxing instructor at the
Cape May (N. J.) Training Naval Sta-;
tion knocked out "Kid" M agner, of ;
Wilkes-Barre, in five rounds, here. |
yesterday afternoon. The bout was ,
stopped with Wagnfer's face badly cut
up and in a weak condition.
In the semifinal, A 1 Murphy, of the
United States Navy, defeated ;
"Frankie' Dehaut, of Wllkes-Barre, in
three rounds, Dehaut quitting.
ANOTHER AT AI.UUNTOWN
Allentown, Pa., Jan. 2. In a great '
fight for 'he bantamweight ehamplon
shiD of Eastern Pennsylvania in the
Lyric Arena yesterday afternoon.
"Terry McHugh. of Allentown,
knocked out "Young" Fulton, of Slat- |
ington. From the first McHugh had
the advantage, hut was foiled from |
any decision by Fulton's gameness. In (
the seventh round McHugli scored a,
knockdown, hut Fulton sprung up at I
the count of nine. Early in the eighth,
by a right to the Jaw, Fulton went ]
through the ropes. j
Once more John G. Martin, Harris- j
I burtc's premier marksman, put the City |
on the map. tieing Henry Trivetts, of,
Reading, vesterday in tlie spring Val-/
lev live-bird shoot. Nineteen out of
twenty was the high kill; fifty-one
gunners contesting. 1
Edward W. Shank, of this city, was
i tied with four other gunners for sec-;
| ond place by bagging eighteen out of |
; a possible twenty.
! The body off "Terry" McGovern. the \
I Philadelphia boxer, who died in Bos
| ton on Monday night during a bout
l with "Frankie" Britt, of New Bedford.
• Xlass.. arrived in Philadelphia yester
! day and was taken to the home of
• McGovern's father, Angelo Delco, No.
1 1123 gov street, from where the
' funeral will be held. McGovern was
i very popular with the followers of
i nished by "Suds" Sourbier.
; sport, and yesterday, when it was an-
I nounced that the deceased boxer had
I left a young widow with a two
i weeks' old baby, there was general
regret over his untiimely death. At
the National Athletic Club and Olym
pia collections were taken up for the
widow and the orphan. Over J6OO was
I contributed at the National Club.
• The owners of the National Club
I have offered the, use of their arena
I free ol charge for a benefit for lie*
! Govern's family.
I There was some fast basketball last
I evening, when Royal Fire Company
! lads trimmed the Keystone five. 34-25.
i Koval is seeking games, and anyone
! looking for a real battle should com
' munlcate with P. Schicltley, manager.
The summary:
I ROYAL
i Shlckley. f. Steckley. f.
J Shafer, r. Bard. r.
Dunkle. c. Elkln, c.
RAHRISBtJRG TELEGRAPH
France, ever since hostilities ceased.
This is 90 minutes from Metz by
motor truck. This is, or was the
front line and was the scene of some
heavy fighting.
"Captain Mathewson is divisional
gas olficer of the Twenty-eighth di
vision, General Hay commanding.
This would have meant a big job
had the war continued. As it is, he
is kept very busy massing the ar
tillery shells loaded with mustard
gas, left behind by German; inspect
ing their abandoned dugouts for
gas, infernal machines, etc., in or
der to chalk them "safe," and a
hundred other things connected with
the gas defense. He found fenough
inuslard gas in his area to kill an
army.
"The Uas office at Hendicourt is
in an old English house left standing
in spite of shellflre. The owners re
turned tho other day and dug up
jewelry and 12,000 francs they had
buried before their hasty flight four
years before.
"Mr. Mathewson does not know
when he will be released. In his
lasfc letter he said he might be sent
into Germany or back to the States.
He will let me hear as soon as he
knqws. and 1 will communicate with
vou. His address is the same, care
Chief of Chemical Warfare Service,
Am. E. F., France. Very truly,
"MRS. C. MATHEWSON."
I Striae, g. Crownsnield, g.
Campbell, g. Fetrow, g.
(Armstrong)
Field goals Shickley. 5; Shafer,
1; Dunkle, 6; Strine, 1: Armstrong. 1;
I Stecklev, 2; Bard. 2 ; Elk in. 6, and Fet
' row. 1. Fouls Crownshield, 2; El
| kin. 1. and Shickley. 6. Referee
I Shriver.
"Benny" Kauff. the slugging center
fielder of the Giants, who has been in
' the Army since the middte of last sea
i son. is now bobbing up in the role of
a scout. He has made a special trip
i to New York to tell Manager McGraw
1 about a couple of "corners" who played
! with him on the Camp Sherman team
! and to urge McGraw to try them out
I on the New York club's training trip
! next spring. One is McCall, a pitcher,
1 and the other is Ellsworth, a catcher,
: and "Benny" predicts that both will
!be stars in a short time. ICaufE's tip
j on the future of the youngsters may
i pan out, but his dope on the past of at
\ least one of them is all wrong, for he
| told McGraw that was once
| tried out by Pittsburgh and that the
< Pirate management made a mistake
! in letting him go. As a matter of act.
McCall never was with Pittsburgh,
| and Bucaneer officials say they never
■ heard of him before.
Coluinbin, S. C.,* Jan. 2. —"Private J.
C. Benton, who is now none other
than the famous "Rube" of the Giants,
| was discharged from the Army at
i Camp Jackson recently, and left at
I once for his home at Clinton, N. C.
i He said that he ejects to return to
I baseball next spring and will go to
I Hot Springs about February 1 to get
j in shape for the campaign.
, "Rube" expects the Giants to train
in Cuba, and will be ready to go
j South with the New Y'orks when
| Manager McGraw calls him.
Y. M. C. A.| OPEN HOUSE
i At the "Y" gym yesterday. High
I school hoys won a game of baskelbutl
| from the working boys and split even
on volleyball.
! The score of the cage match was
j 14 to 17 and the High school fellows
showed form. "Joe" Minnich, captuin
; of the Senior class team at Central,
und "Johnny" Huston, of the Tech
I scrubs, both starred.
Following these matches the smaller
lads of the Prep class gave an exhibi
tion drill under the direction of C. W.
[ Miller, physical director. The little
I follows made quite a hit with the
! crowd which surrounded the running
I track overhead. They made their
] movements to the swing of music fur-
f
Catcher of Yankees Now
a Aviator^ Aviator^
1 'twavnr ffraty.
THE BETHLEHEM
SOCCER CHAMPS
LOSE OUT WEST
Second Defeat in Two Years
Handed Them by St. Louis
All-Stars on New Years
For the second time In two years,
the famous Bethlehem soccer team
met defeat on New Year's Day at
St Louis from the All-Stars there.
It was a brilliant game, with Pepper,
who lfcplaced Captuin Campbell, in
jured, taking high honors. The
score was 4-3 and certainly no dis
grace.
Four goals within seven minutes
in the second half of the game
brought the crowd to their feet with
excitement. The last three goa's
were scored \Ylthin one minute of
each other. With the second half
twenty-five minutes under way with
the All-Stars leading 2 to l, Forrest,
of bethlehem, tied the score with a
beautiful long shot. Four minutes
later the AU-Stars jumped to the
lead again when Kennedy scored
but remained ahead only a minute,
when Forrest again made a long shot
for the second time tying the score.
Once again within sixty second a
score was made, this by tho All-
Stars. whklt put the loi'al team again
in the lead. Despite desperate ef
forts by Bethlehem to tie the score
within tho twelve remaining minutes
of play, the champions were held,
the nearest chance being when Miller
missed goal by a matter inches
near the end.
It is a tie with a victory for each
and a draw. The lineup:
AU-Stars. Bethlehem.
McGarry, g Duncan, g.
Brady, rb. Ferguson, lb.
Lancaster, rb. • Wilson, rb.
Miller, lh. Kirkpatrpick, lb.
Zarschel, eh. Fletcher, ch.
Mlirphy, rh. Pepper, lji.
Mulvey, 01. Fleming, ok
Bec-htold, il. Miller, il.
Kennedy, c. Ratlcan, c.
Corrigan, ir. Forrest, ir.
McHenry. or.
Goals—For AU-Stars: McHenry,
Kennedy, 2; Mulvey. For Bethle
hem —Fleming, Forrest. 2. Referee
—Phil Kavanaugh. Linesman —For
Bethlehem, Eastton: for. Ali-S'Ars,
Bascon. Time of halves, 45 minutes.
New Year Message of Pope
Favors a League of Nations
ltomc, Jan. 2. In a New Year:
message to America, given to the (
Associated Press, Pope Benedict ex- l
pressed the hope that the peace con- j
ference might result in a new world |
order, with a league of nations, the
abolition of conscription and the
establishment of tribunals to ad-)
just international disputes. The j
message reads:
"On the eve of the New Year, in
which humanity is at last to enjoy
the blessings of peace, we are glad |
to send cordial greetings to the |
American people as the champions
of those same principles which have
been proclaimed by both President
Wilson and the Holy See. insuring
for the world justice, peace and
Christian love.
"In this solemn moment, when a
new era in the history of the world
is about to begin, we pray that the
Almighty may shed His light upon
the delegates who are meeting in
Paris to settle the fate of man
kind, and especially upon President
Wilson as the head of the noble
nation, which has written such glor
ious pages in the annals of human
progress.
"May the conference be of such
a nature as to remove any resent- t
ment. abolish forever wars among j
brothers, estalish harmony and con- ;
cord and promote useful labor. Out |
of the peace conference may there |
be born the league of nations which*!
by abolishing conscription will re- |
duce armaments; which by estab- j
lishing international tribunals will
eliminate or settle disputes; which,
placing peace upon a foundation of
solid rock, will guarantee to every
one independence and equality of
rights."
PHXNSY HACK TO CHECKS
Checks instead of cush will be the |
medium in which employes of the
Pennsylvania Railroad will receive
their pay in the future, according to j
tho announcement of Frank V. Smith,
Jr., superintendent of the Philadel- I
phia Division. The pay car will make
its last trip next week, and after
that salaries In the form of checks
will be distributed likely through the
departments in the offices, yards und
shops, and at terminals for the road
men.
THKEK WORKMEN 111 ItT
Geore Werts, 404 Forster street,
sustained a crushed left leg and prob
able internal injuries; Thomas C.
MacDowell. 1611 Market street, lacer
ations and bruises, and Harry S.
ouver, 200 Fast Locust street, Me
cluinicsburg, lacerations, when a cur
from which they unloading
sheet metal rnn oft the tracks at
Marsh Hun while It was being shift
ed. Wertz was pinned under the car
for two hours.
I.T. SO.LINGS RKTLRXS
Lieutenant Ernest H .Sullings, who
has* been stationed for some time
past at Camp Hancock, Augusta,
I Ga.. has been honorably discharged
I from tho Army and has returned to
the city, joining Mrs. Sailings at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrr.
Joseph F. Berry, 2241 Penn street.
Lieutenant Sullings was manager of
the Indian Refining Company prior
to entering the service.
"Horse" Haggerty and Carl Beck
Shine in Basketball Victory
The distinguished gentleman
known as "Horse" Haggerty, who
can gather up a basketball with his
right breadwinner and whoso arehi
tecture savors of the extreme Gothic,
helped Gordon Ford's tAam to trim
the Aquinine five, handled by "Doc"
Newman, last evening at Chestnut
Street Auditorium, the Independents
winning, 50-22. Carl Beck's famil
iar figure was seen at guard In tl.ls
game and young Sugannan kept him
fairly busy.
Haggerty had everybody in a good
humor, for his stunts are alone
worth the price of admission. In one
epoch he outjumped Hugg, time and
again, caging three field goals and
holding t.he other without a score.
First American Woman
to Enter tobtenz
>OSO ■S , lA>tcte
Miss Frances Marion, noted scen
ario writer, who is in Europe on a
mission for the United States Gov
ernment, hiid the distinction of be
ing the first American woman to en
ter the German city of Coblenz since
the signing of the armistice. Miss
Marion entered the Rhine city
, shortly after the arrival of the Am
erican Army of Occupation.
Jeff Smith Knocked Out
Billy Kramer in Lively
Bout at Philadelphia;
Jeff Smith knocked out Billy
Kramer at the National Athletic
Club, Philadelphia, yesterday after
noon in the third round of the wind
up of a sensational boxing show, ev
ery bout of whlc. f . could really be
called a glove fight. The first round
between the fighters was even. In
the second round Smith brought the |
blood from Kramer's mouth with bald
punches, and when he went back to
his corner Billy was in distress. In
the third Jeff dropped Kramer with a
left hook to the jaw. When he got
up they boxed a few seconds, when
Smith landed a hard right over the
heart arid Billy went down again.
He was slower getting to his feet this
time, and then Smith, stepping to I
him, drove another left hook to the
jaw, sending Kramer down. He was.
in such bad shape that Referee Tom
my Riley stopped the bout and
Kramer's second carried him to his
corner, as he was unable to get up.
In the semiwindup, Jimmy Mc
j Cabe, who-looked like the best boxer
! who lias been seen since the days of
j Jack DcmpBcy, outboxed Paul Samp
son in six savage rounds. Sampson
was taller and looked to be twenty
pounds heavier than McCabe, and he
was full of fight and after Jimmy in
every round; but MeCabe was cool,
and, watching his chance, would
block Paul's blows and then send in
j a hard punch to the head or body.
He partly closed both of Sampson's
eyes, but he could not stop the rushes
of Sampson, who kept coming for
more till the final bell rang. Mc-
Cabe was entitled to the victory, but
Sampson made a great hit with the
spectators by his bulldog aggressive
ness.
"Battling" Levlnsky, who was
billed to box Paul Sampson, was re
ported to be sick when his bout was
called, but a little later he appeared
In the ring, and it was announced
that-he was not In fighting shape and
the doctor had refused to pass him,
but the big crowd did not seem to
take much stock in the announce
ment.
ENGLISH TO MEET FRENCH
New York, Jan. 2. —European box-
I lng promoters are setting the pace
for promoters on this side, accord
ing to reports from London and
I Paris reaching here yesterday.
I Georges Carpentier, the French
champion, has been signed to meet
I Bombardier Wells in Paris und
j Charles Le Doux, the French bun
! lamweight king, will meet Jimmy
i Wilde before the club. Mean
| while an English' promoter has made
| a big offer for a bout in London be
ltween Jimmy Wilde and Pal Moore.
JANUARY 2, 1919.
Beck caged eight difficult ones and
showed up so good that he will, no
doubt, be retained at guard. Mc-
Cord and Wallower stuck to the ball
like moths to a wig, and the whole
team was as full of ginger as an egg
Is with meat. Summary:
Independents. Aquinine.
McCord, J. Newman, f.
Wallower, f. Sugarman, f.
Haggarty, c, Hugg. e.
Beck. g. McCullough, g.
Ford, g. Armstrong, g.
Field goals, McCord. 3; Wallower,
4; Haggarty. 3; Beck, 8; Ford, 2; Su
garman, 2; McCullough, 2; Armstrong,
1. Fouls, McCord, 12; Newman, 13;
Sugarman, 3. Referee, Clinton
White. Scorer, Killinger. Time
keeper, Kohlinan.
Walker Faces Truesdell
in Big Gilf Finals i
Plneliurst, N. C.. Jan. 2.—Arthur J
L. Walker, Jr., of the Richmond I
i
I County Country Club, medalist in
: the midwinter golf tournament now
! going on at Pinehurst, interscholas
tic champion and just out of his
'teens, will meet XV. E. Truesdell, I
of Garden City, the veteran senior,
'champion, in the final cpntest for;
i the president's trophy to-morrow. i
Walker defeated F. S. Dan forth.!
lof Northfork. in yesterday's semi- ;
j final, by 4 and 3. going out in 40 '■
| and home in 38. for a 78. Danforth !
played a good game himself, going j
around in 83, but succumbed to j
Walker's great driving end to his;
own overindulgence in putts on some j
of the early greens.
T. A. Cheatham, of Pittsburgh, the j
only Pennsylvanian who lasted:
through to the semifinals was elimi- |
nated by P. Gfay, of Paterson, in j
the third sixteen, at the nineteenth |
hole of a match which was almost |
of a duplicate of the Parson-Trues- j
dell affair. I
Italian Boy Was Soft Mark
' For Champion Benny Leonard
Ring dispatches from last night's
fray between Benny Leonard and
Puul Doyle, at the Olympia, in Phil
adelphia, say that "Doyle was on his
feet" at the finish. According to the
accounts he must have also been on
Leonard's feet and part of the time
on the audience. Leonard, who is a
real champion lightweight of the
universe, did not have to extend
himse f, and it looks n>w that the
only way to find a real contestant for
this prodigy, is to get one from
England.
Doyle, a New Y'ork Italian, was
supposed to be very good, but he
was so scared as he climbed in the
ring that the fight was all gone from
him before he started.
If there were any football scouts
on hand it wouldn't be the least bit
surprising to see Benny coaxed into
going to college. The exhibition of
broken field running and footwork
ho gave wtiile cutting corners at top
speed to head off Doyle was bril
liant, to say the least. We don't
know where Doyle was going, but
Leonard always managed to head
him oiT and make him stay in the
ring. Perhaps if Doyle hadn't been
as frightened as a jackrabbit one hop
ahead of a coyote that hadn't eaten
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PENN-HARRIS IS
SETTLED DOWN TO
ROUTINE LIFE
Great Crowds Visit New Hos
telry During Public
Reception
The new Penn-Harris Hotel set
tled down to routine business to-day
after its formal opening exercises.
Already, in the two days of its his
tory, the big hotel has assumed a
cosmopolitan air, the crowds filling
Its lobbies and main halls being reg
istered from all parts of tho country.
The hotel was visited by large
crowds yesterday afternoon at the
time set for the public inspection of
the building. Hundreds crowded the
big lobby, the lounge, the basement
find other parts of the hotel. /The
crowds became so large that it was
finally necessary for the hotel au
thorities to call upon the police de
department for assistance.
Tho Victory Dance of the Uni
versity Club will be the big event
scheduled at Harrisburg's big hos
telry to-night. The committee on
arrangements have finished all the
details of their plans, and some sur
prises, it is /said, will await the
guests. A luheh will be served in
an assembly/room near the large
ballroom.
Bill Clymer Looms Up
as Dave Fultz's Rival
New York. .Tan. 2. —William J.
Clymer (Derby Day Bill) Is being
boomed as a candidate for the presi
dency of the new International
League. John H. Farrell recently re
signed from this position and his
successor will be elected at a spe
cial meeting here next month. David
L. Fultz, former president of the
Players' Fraternity, was first in the
field, however, and is said to have
the pledges of five or six votes.
Clymer is through as manager of
the Louisville Club and is anxious
to return to the International. He
has been mentioned as Dan How
ley's successor as manager of the
Toronto club, a Job he filled accept
ably several years ago in the old
Eastern League.
for a week, lie miglit have put up a
better bout. As it was, his main am
bition seemed to be to still know
what day of the week it was at the
end of the sixth.
Narrates one observer: "Leonard
finally got his joints eased up a bit
in the second and Doyle got on
speaking terms with the floor of the
ring when ho stopped one of the
champion's right hooks by placing
his jaw very obligingly right in front
of it. The canvas evidently looked
familiar to Doyle, for he wanted to
remain near it and took eight sec
onds before getting up. Then it be
came a procession. We are not quite
sure about it, but we think Doyle
was on his way to climb the posts
at the corners of the ring several
times during the remaining part of
the tight, only to have Leonard in
terfere with his gymnastic inclina
tions." 1
Toward the finish the champion
almost had him out. Leonard sailed
in with a volley of left and right
uppercuts and hooks that came so
fast Doyle bobbed around as if he
WUH being kicked by a half-dozen
army mules, but he weathered it
somehow and was just about able to
stand up at the finish.
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