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THE CHATTANOOGA NEWS, CHATTANOOGA, TENN., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1920.
Annn so iinrrn PETE DEFENDS TITLE TONIGHT Bantamweight Champion in Best of Condition for Bout With Joe Lynch. BELT TO BE AWARDED . SANTA TO VISIT ELLIS ISLAND mm to mbw POGTLKHT K 111 ft VI Ik IX I IV mm ia wan a4 a & Gran t land Rice Former Chattanoogan Slated for Place of Promi nence. MAY RUN FOR MAYOR Plan" Also Afoot to Place Him at National Party Helm for Pour Years. WlH6ai Glbba McAdoo. former Chat toanoognn. exaecretary of the treasury sud son-in-law of President Wllaon. la again coming Into prominence In the democratic press. It la rumored that lie will either try to capture the New Vurk mayoralty nomination from the luimuany-tiyiaii combination, or will eea tne democratic luauvraiiip tor the nauini( four yearn. Lucui newspapers In the borough of Queens, isw lora, are telling o( plana tuut are afoot to name Mr. MvAUoo on a luaion ticket for mayor, aucoruiug to the .New Xork Worm, which goes on to say that the Newtown ilcgiaier, pubilahu at Klmliurst, aaya that the piaiih nave taken Uetlnlte form. Sup port for the movement. It auds, will come from the fualon leadera who weru behind John furroy Mltchul, aince thuy nave everything to gain and nothing to loaa. They have atayed out ot the deaauoratlo and republican organiza tions, and emphasis la laid on Hie fact that neither of these la Involved in any way in a fusion project, Queens has always been ranked as a democratic stronghold, which accounts for regu larity on that side, while the republican sweep early this month la making the other side more than sanguine of doing with a borough ticket what it baa Just neat wun its county ticket. O'Lesry "Connecting Link." District Attorney O'Learv la the con nectlng link between Queens and the city-wide aspect df the McAdoo boom. O'Leary failed of renomtnatlon this fall In the democratic primaries. He ran innepenaeatiy. however, with Farmer Labor Indorsement, and while he ran third In the Held, he was but 174 votes behind Lawrence Greaaer, the demo crats candidate. The vote stood: Dana Wallace fHep.), 48.556; Gresser, 38.471: O'Leary, .18,297. On this showing aa an liiiu?puiireiii it in ngrurea mat ne would Jflflve real strength to the undertaking. It Is being recalled in -Queens that even before the September primaries Inquiries were made through the county as to the account O'Leary was likely to give of himself. These Inquiries were renewed after the primaries, and the evidence seemed to be that the district attorney was getting support as result. of them. Stuart Oibbonev. who has alwayR been close to Mr. McAdoo politically. Has credited with having Instituted these inquiries, When the O Leary campaign got under way notice was attracted to the fact that eleven of the twelve postmasters of the county were behind htm, the one exception being A. J. Kennedy of Flushing, who was running for congress against Frederick C. Hicks, o Leary got, too. the Hack ing of former City Magistrate Clarke and former Internal Revenue Collector Henry P. Keith." These two, with the postmasters, are known as friends of Glbboney. May Seek Party Control. According to another Issue of the same newspapers "the same elements In the democratic party that backed the McAdoo boom at San Francisco are maneuvering for oontrol for the demo cratic national committee" are plan ning to eliminate George White, present national chairman, and name Robert 8. Wooley, Interstate commerce commis sioner, In his stead. Along this line the World story con tinues that the McAdoo men say that Wooley would All the place admirably and would prove to be a live wire. As director of publicity In the 1912 and 1916 campaigns, he proved his worth as an organiser and result-getter. The. story continues that, according f to the best information available, the followers of Gov, James M. uox of Ohio, defeated candidate for the presi dency, Jo not IntenJ to relinquish con trol of the democrut'c committee and are bolstering up the weak spots so that in pi.se of a showdown tbey will continue Mr, White in the chairman ship. A few days after election Chairman White announced he probably would call a meeting of the democratic na tional committee in Washington early ir December. Mr. White now displays no disposition to do this. In fact, the tip is Mr. White does not purpose to convene the committee for some time to come. Pressure has been brought to bear upon Mr. White to summon the com mitteemen together. Appeals ha'-e even been mady to Gov Gox, who, the btory runs, said he would not Intercede with Mr. White 'because he saw no need for a meeting. Cox Resists Efforts. Thomas B. Love, democratic nations' committeeman from Texas and field marshal for the McAdoo forces at the San Francisco convention, recently went to Dayton especially to convince Gov. I READ THE LIST Of Root, Herb Barks and Berriea It Telia the Story Of the merit combined in Hood'a Sarsaparllla aa a medicine tor ca tarrh, rheumatism, scrofula and other ills of the blood, atomach, liver and kidneys. Saraaparllla, yellow dock, stll llngla, blue flag, gualac altera tives, blood-purlflr and tonics. Mandrake and dandelion, antl blllous and liver remedies. Wlnfergreen and bitter orange peel, tonics, appetizer, digestives. Juniper berries, uva urel and plp slssewa, great kidney remedies. Gentian root, wild cherry, stom ach tonics, and others of value. Economy and true merit are com bined In Hood's Ptrssnarllla. Home Cafeteria 821 GEORGIA AVENUE SERVING llto2 5to7 I GLASSES "Tj For Christmas. Beautiful. Useful. 'Get our special plan for giving glasses. MITCHELL MFQ. OPTICIAN 17 E. 8th St. fB s"P:'-BW ML. wPWf iBr HwB s i iUSi S v5ri r 4r I. IM wB B M S Wfok 131 'ssal QmWWr x kr TJ B W JB.-'te; TsbbbSbbbbbbb SBBBBSBesyfafi. ir flsK rjr fKSsBnSSF ffl BgBBBBaBBaaaVJrali -w i .63I f i iHik Apparently some of these Ellis them will be smiling, too on Christmas Ellis Island. (N. E. A.) Santa Claus has a big Job ahead of him Christmas Eve and Christmas day at Ellis Island. It Is up to him to see that seyeral thousand immigrants, who are soon to be sent back to their native land, are made happy in the real spirit of Christ mas. And will Simla make good? You bet he will! Just let Actlnc Commissioner of Emigration Frederick A. Wallis vouch for that. Rsal Christmas Eats. When these immigrant sail for home, some time In the future, they will know in their hearts that, though they were refused admission to the "promised land," for some reason or another, they were at least treated with every kindness and consideration while knocking ut Its gates. in the first place, the Christmas eats Cox of the advisability of convening the committee and sleeting an "active chairman." Gov. Cox is said to have Informed Love that Mr. White was 'actiye enough for him. Tammany men. who played an im portant part In the nomination of Gov. Cox at San Francisco, said yesterday that all attempts to make the McAdoo forces receivers for the committee so that they might reorganise it In the interests of a McAdoo presidential boom for 1921 would be resisted to the utmost. Mr. Woolley became director of the mint after serving as director of pub licity during Mr. Wilson's first presi dential campaign. Four years later he resigned: this post to again serve as publicity director Subsequently he was made a member of the Interstate commerce commission. At San Fran cisco he urged the nomination ol Mr. McAdoo. WASHINGTON NEWS Recommendations that the states as sume part of the care of disabled World war veterans and for consoli dation of all federal agencies dealing with ex-service men were made by Director . Cholemley Jones, of the bu reau of war risk insurance, In his an nual report. He urged that the states build hospitals and lease them, with option to purchase, to the government. Chairman McLean, of the senato banking and currency committee, intro duced a bill In the senato amending the federal farm loan act, to permit the Issuance of bonds In denominations of $40, $100, $500, $1,000 and greater. The bonds would be Issued In series of not less than $50,000, and would be subject to payment at any time after the minimum period but not longer tah nten years. They would bear In terest at a rate not greater than 5 per cent. The naval court ' of Inquiry which investigated charges of Indiscriminate killing of natives by American marines n Haiti has completed its report and It is now In the hands of the Judge advocate-general of the navy. Secre tary Daniels said that he expected to receive -tne report toaay or Monday nnd that he would make it public as soon as he had .reviewed it. Inquiry Into the disappearance o( 17,000 ballots cast In the Michigan sen atorial primary in 1!US will be rushed by the . senate election committee. Chairman Spencer Informed attorneys for Henry Ford, who is contesting the election of Senator Truman H. New berry, that any witnesses they desired to examine must be on hand Monday, as the committee intended to close the present Inquiry, which Is preliminary to the actual ballot recount set for Jan. t. Under a bill introduced by Repre sentative Hillings, republican. Pennsyl vania, the shipping board. In chartering government-owned vessels, would be authorized to "discriminate In the fix ing of rentals between ships engaged In different trsdes so as to enable them to meet foreign competition." Th board would be required to keep such vessels Insured and in repair. A resolution under which congress would pledge itself to make any ap propriation for the establishment end maintenance of a diplomatic and con sular service In Ireland was introduced by Representative Mason, republican, of Illinois. The measure condemns as "savage warfare" British rule In Ire land and states flat "the wholesale destruction of lives and property is conclusive evidence that Great Britain has lost control" of the government there." A new record wss made In the pro duction and transportation of bitum inous coal during the week ending Dec. 11. the American Railway association announced. Production for the week waa estimated at 12.s50.Ao0 tons, which Is 9S. 000 tons more than wss produced the week before when a previous record was made. Treasury officials- declared there was every Indication that collections of the Dec. IS Installment of Income and profits taxes would approximate gee re ts ry Houston's estlmste of K.SOfl.ntO, notwithstanding reports of the Inability of Individuals and corporations In va rious parts of the country to meet their obligations. The difficulties of prohibition en forcement under the present wide dis tribution of stored liquor were laid he fore the house vays and means com mittee by Prohlblton Director Kramer, who appealed for legislation designed to concentrate the stocks In a few gov ernment controlled warehouses. Republican members of the house at a caucus decided to put through at this session of congress a bill reannort ton ing the membership of the house to correspond with Increases In popula tion, as reported la the 1910 census. Island immigrants know about the morning. are going to Include turkey and all the trimmings. Here's the menu: Cream of celery soup Roast Vermont turkey with dressing Giblet gravy Mashed potatoes Cranberry sauce Bread and butter Plum pudding with hard sauce Coffee Then there will be a stocking and a present for every man, woman and child on Ellis Island. And the piece de resistance that the immigrants are looking forward to with much Interest Is the entertainment In which Raymond Hitchcock, noted actor, will star. Cure Unhapplness. All of the Immigrants on the Island probably have more to be unhappy about than any one outside of the Jails and hospitals In America they cannot come Into America. But the Christmas plans and other GERMANY UNDER THE TREATY (BY G. LOWES (Mr, Lowes Dickinson, who has Just returned from a visit to Ger many, In which he has had ample oporlunity to gauge the conditions of nr.: there, describes in the Man chester Uuardlan the tragic effect of thtf war and of the peace condi tions on the health of the people.) It is unfortunate but Inevitable that when you punish a nation you have to begin with the infants and children. It seems, too, at first sight unjust, since they were not born when the crime was committed. But, as we know, the sins of the fathers are visited on tho chll dren, and when We play Providence we must adopt the principles of Provi dence. As 1 write these words there He on my table reports from all over Germany on the condition of the chil dren In the big cities. It Is always the same story underfeeding, rickets, skin disease, tuberculosis. This, to begin with, Is a legacy of the blockade. The blockade was lifted, not at the armi stice, but some months later. But the underfeeding continues owing to the economic conditions perpetuated or produced by the treaty, it Isrecorded statistically in the weight and height of the children and In the number and the seriousness of cases of disease In May, 1920. it was calculated that of the three million odd children from the great cities over two hundred thousand were tuberculous, over eight hundred thousand badly undernourished, over a million sick. Of tho children In Berlin at the beginning of 1920, 25 per cent, had no overcoats, 28 per cent, no shoes In many families the children must stay in bed all day because they have no clothes to put on. In many families no clothes are obtainable for new-born Infants. In certain districts of Thurln gia, the children from their third year on, get no milk at all, and expectant und nursing mothers get so little that permanent injury to their Infants Is un avoidable. The Destitution of the Workers. When you punish a nation the chil dren, as I have said, will be your first victims; next will come the very poor, then the poor, then the middle class. The well-to-do you are hardly likely to reach. You certainly will not leach those who are really responsible for what you are punishing the proprietors and editors of prosperous newspapers, tho war profiteers, tne generals, tho statesmen the crowned heads. The kaiser lives comfortably In Holland, and Ludendorff and Hlndenburg flour ish at home. But the mass of the peo ple In Germany are sunk Into a kind of living death. Did they make the war? Did they prolong It? The notion la absurd; They did what almost every man believes to be the duty of all men they offered to their country In the hour of need the sacrifice of nil' they had, I The sufferings of the people of Ger many date back to the blockade. And what the blockade really meant Eng lishmen have always refused to con sider. They are now aware that It won the war. They are aware that their fleet was used to starve the population of Germany. But they do not allow their Imagination to dwell on what tha: process meant. If they did. they would see that the cruelty of the submarine wor was at least not worse thsn the long-drawn horror of the blockade. An official report thus sums up. In the terms which appeal most to modern men. terms of money, the losses causi .1 to Germany bv the blockade: By death of 7M.O0O civilians. D.400, 00 noo marks. By sickness In the civil population, Incalculable. Bv preventing the birth of, say, n million children. MOOJMVl.OOfl marks. Bv weakening the Working power of the whole population jo.ioj.oon.oiius marks By the cost of feeding them up again. 3.500. ooo.ooo marks. Bv the erst of replacing cattle. 4.0"0.. OOii.OOfl marks. I do not know that history has ever presented a more dreadful little bill thsn this. The figures ran hardly pre tend to accuracy, but the facta they convey are real, and oevond Imagina tion. The English did all that to th eQrmans. We might remember It sometimes and debit It against our credit. , Wsoei and Price. A general Idea of German lvrty Is given bv the calculation of a careful statistician that while price have risen in Germany to ten time the pre-war rste. wsges have risen onlv six times, snd salarleo from feur times to twice. These flgulea rep resent only general average, snd cover very wide variations There ere. of course, very rich mer in Ger many. There are Individual working men and perhaps whole trsdes that ars well off, but the elstement shows what all Inquiry In detail bears out a fall In the stsndsrd of life of all classes that csn only be cslled catastrophic. The fall Is moat striking In the mid dle class, to which we shsll return Hut It Is more serious in the working class because there It Is reflected not only In lose of comfort, leisure, and re finement, but In sctual destitution. Take a concrete case. In Berlin the planss for Christmas Day. The rest ol affairs that have been carried out in past months have offset this unhappl ness. Some time ago on a Sunday gloomi ness stalked through the ranks of the Immigrants. There was much crying and general sadness. Folks outside were happy In the freedom from oares of business. But something was miss ing within the walla of Ellis Island. Plenty of Music. Officials got busy and Instituted a series of concerts. The happiness ba rometer has gone up about 100 per cent. Borne of the greatest actors in New York have put on acts on the island. The bands will play Christmas Eve and Christmas day. And the entertain ers will entertain. And real Christmas day food will be served. It's going to be a wonderful Christ mas at Ellis Island. DICKINSON.) cost of the bare necessaries of life for a family of four Is estimated as at least 300 murks a week. But the weekly wage of tramway drivers Is somewhere about 200 marks a week. There are trades worse paid and trades better paid, and wages and costs, of course, vary In different districts. The miners are among the best paid, and very likely an indignant visitor from the upper clusses might find a lucky bache lor living in what he would consider shameful luxury. ' But a miner with a family of seven lives in something like destitution; and M. Jouhaux, the French labor leader, has recently stated, after a visit to the German mining districts, that one cause why production Is not further Increased is that the miners are underfed. Severe Unemployment. Even If everyone In Germany was fully employed a large number of peo ple would be underfed, underhoused, and underrlothed at the present rates of wages snd prices. But, In fact, there Ib a larger measure of unemployment, how large, precisely, there are no figures to show. The official statistics for tho empire give only the numbers of those both wholly unemployed and receiving the unemployment allowance from public funds. .The number ot these was about 400,000 on Oct. 1. But this figure does not give a complote account even of those wholly unem ployed. And In addition to these there la a very largo number employed only for part of the day or week. There Is no way of. ascertaining accurately the number of these, though, under new regulations, statistics should he avail able In a month or two. Meantime, after Inquiry and discussion with those best Informed, I think I may say that one and a half million would be likely tu be an understatement and two mil lions not likely to be. an overstatement of the whole number not In full em ployment. There used to be a form of torture which consisted in piling weights on a man's chest until he succumbed. That Ih what the allies are doing to Ger many. The people are under a press, and- every now and again the prlmo ministers of England and France give another turn to the screw. What Is squeesed out of the press Is something very terrible the blood of little chil dren, the tesrs of despairing mothers, nnd the foam on the Hps of rabid men. And from that mixture rises like a mist the very spectre the allied gov ernments desire to conjure- the spectre of bolshevlsm. For, ss Mr. Keynes has grimly remarked, "men will not al ways die quietly." We shall hear more of that during the coming winter. 427,000,000 People in China. It is common lo sneak of tha "f,.nr hundred millions of China." But west ern writers have Insisted that the figure are a legendary exageratlon, to am iieaviiy aiscounted. it is true that there has never been an enumeration of th careful kind dveloped by expert statisticians In the United States anf European countries. The Chinese have a- census method of their own, never, theless. and It would be hasty to dis credit It simply because It Is different from others. The Chines might politely reWt that, centuries ago. they discarded a better system than ours. Ten-years ago the new republic took n census and the American minister ream, after remarking that It showed "complete Ignorance of the SSsUiedS now nearly universally em ployed," patronlalngly approved it aa "throwing considerable light on the ucrstlon of population." It was re garded with more confidence than to. I. .ii figures because It showed only 120.00000. excluding Tibet and Mon golia. At hi... nt the same time, how i ver. the f'hlnes. Msrltlme Customs published sn estlmste of 4lt.O00.fsM. A census taken this year by the de partment of the nostofflce sustalna the latter figures, arriving at a total of 427.S79.2I4. If this result Is accepted. N seems clear that Ih government'a count a decade ago must have been Wrong; It Is Incredible, of ootids, that f'hlns has Increased by a hundred mil lion in the interval. The Hobo and Normalcy. St. loula Globe-Democrat. That thlnga ar returning to normal In at leaat sntns lines la Indicated , an unmlelakatilc Increase, within V" past month, of the number of hobo men In sea ret of mplymm whldh they may or may not tak whan offered In sections of the country not threat ened with sn I m -nineties of winter weather. In ih southwest th gsnus Is coming to b considerably In evi dence. At Han Diego within the laal three weeks, nearly 100 "brake beam tourists." aa they are known lo the lo. ral police, have been rounded up and given hours to leave th city. Both the hobo snd ih tramp, msk Ing the distinction which th hoboes alwsys Inaiat shall tMjSmadaJf virtually disappeared during the flv years be twee th lime In 1U. when Km ope began making such a demand upon us SOUTHERN WILL PLAY 154 GAMES Matter of Salary and Player Limit Passed Until Spring Meeting. SEASON TO OPEN APRIL 13 Memphis, Dte. 22 South. as soelaftlen directors will establish a precedent by attending In a body the meeting f the National asso ciation of minor league elubs to be held In Chicago Jan. 10, to tak final action relative t j the proposed new national agreement between the major and minor leagues. Th board of directors, composed of one representative from each of tho eight clubs in the league, will go to the Chicago meeting of the league which adjourned last night. Agreement was reached at the final buslneaa session late veaterdav to open the 1931 playing season April 13, ana inn scneduie committee, which will meet In Nashville Jan. I, waa in structed to draft a schedule of 154 games for submission at a meeting of the league to be held In Little Rock Jan. 14. Plans also were perfected yesterday for a post -season series between th pennant winning teams of the Texas league and the Southern association. fix Limits Later. Action on revision nt tha aalarv and player limit and other legislative mat ters was aeierrea until the Little Book meeting. A motion by A. J. Helnemnnn, presi dent of the New Orleans club for the pooling of receipts next year was tabled. Jan. I was fixed for the meeting of the schedule committee to be held at Nashville to draft a tentative schedule for submission to the meeting to be held In Little Hock. Thomas Reynolds, of the Atlanta chO, was elected chair man of tho schedule committee, and Mike Finn, former Southern associa tion manager and now a scout for the Detroit Americans, was appointed aa assistant to the schedule committee, Finn has taken an active part in fram ing Southern association schedules for a number of years. am Admission. Admission for the coming season was fixed at the same figure aa that charged this year. Under an agreement reached at a conference between Doak Boberts, president of the Texaa league and John D. Martin, Southern asoclatlon executive, the post -season series next year tor the .Southern Class A cham m " ne pennant winning team participating In the reoelpts of the first four games plsyed. No date was fixed for the opening game, but announce ment was made that tha aeries will start Immediately following the clos of the playing seasons in the two leagues. A resolution also was adopted at yesterday's meeting eatlfvln Ik. action taken at the time of the tempor ary dlsbandment of the league on ac cpunt of the war during the summer of io, xienning tne lira of the league franchlaes upfll Dec. 18, 1K30. Orphan Boy Strikes Riches In Cripple Creek Mine Cripple Creek, Col. (I, N. H. A quarter Intereat In a leaae on a local mine, originally purchased for i0U, will probably mean a fortune for Clar ence Hoyle, an 11 year old orphan of this city, who has come to be known as the youngest mine operator In the Cripple Creek district. The boy's mother died two years ago. Last month his father, James Boyle, met with an aocldent that resulted In his death, A short time before the elder Boyle's death he purchased a quarter Interest In the Dwork 'lease, on Blue Hill, for 3600. An ore body five rest wide has been discovered at the surface. The ore Is exceptionally rich, snd mining men declare that young Boyle will soon amass s fortune, from the Ifioo Invest ment. Already fifteen cars of ore with a value of IlfiO.ooo have been shipped from the mine. Shot at Picture of Himself In Effort to Commit Suicide I'sris. (I, N. 8.) "Leave me alone. Can't you see I'm dead. I've Just com mlttod suicide," This was the strange repiy ponce agents receives when they had forced open the door of I'sul Hoyer's house Thd asked him what he was doing firing a revolver In such a wun way. Hoyor carries on a small coal trade In J'arls while bis wife sells vegetables In the streets. It was the latter who gave the police the reason for hunting out noyer. in woman was seen cross ing a bridge shouting wildly: "Hurry, help me, my husband wants to kill me." The coal merchant felt sure he had committed suicide, snd the police on looking around for any grounds for such statements found that Boyer had men six snots into a picture or him self hanging from the wall. He had aiao snot at his wife's picture. American Bogey in England. I I. .union Hal til On V lie view I The Amerlcaniaatlon of this country is becoming a serious matter, Hlob American women niarrv our imonti- erisbed peers, and set an example of iuauim o esuavagancs, which la moat reprehensible, especially as our own aristocracy is ruined. Th Americans ars capturing our movies, and flooding mo muaiH nun wun American along. Aiumiimi Hiouaeupers are buying up upa io auon an extent tnat soon there won't be an individual shop In ' 'ni or ucgeiii sit eel Ameri can newspapers are dumping their sur plus Issues III London at urlcea below their coat of production. If thla goes on, Kngland will become an annex of tne t iiiteq Hiatus. Wo have read In an American novel that after a oonoert or ball given by a millionaire at Newport, the host and tne nrsi violin sat down to supper to get her and talked over old i ...... i school, without tha slightest sense uf incniigru.ty or allusion to their differ ent pieces In life. That could not hap pen In this country, st least not yt, Kngllshtnsn ar too sensible lo pretend io laoors Distinctions winch, though not dispensations of Providence, are facia. TO CURS COLO IN ONK OAV. Take (Irovc'a LAXATIVE BItOMO QUININK tablets. The genuine bears the signature of K W. droves, 10c. Piles Cured In to 14 Days. Drugglat refund money If I'AZO OINT MK.NT faults to cure Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Preluding Piles. Instantly relieves Itching Piles, aand you can get restful alsep after fflst applies! lion IOC. (Adv. as vsstly to increase our actlvltl In all lines, until th present time. Tho tramp, under Ui Impulse of prices for bulb skilled and unearned labor such aa ware never before offered, must hava concluded that there was more profit In work 4b.. n In Idleness At any rate, the genus disappeared from th hlghwaya of travel. Possibly their entrant upon industry may havs been a contributing reus to th unrast and increasing num ber of strlkas for mors wagea and alerter hour tfl many llnea. For th tramp, almost aa a rule, le a man of that sort of ruda eloquence and physical magnetism to impress many of his fal lows. The return of tho wsndrrs to th rosds may not be a vary cheering In dication of a return to prewar condi tions. But It must be socepled ss what It Is, snd It la nothing els than that. Cnder th law of cajmtwtiaation, th re turn, to normal will bring u msny things to out weigh In coming back of Dusty Hhodee, sad even Panhandle Pate. pionsnip, seven games will be played Rules to govern the series will follow generally those adopted for the playing of the world'a series, with tha nlav. (Copyright, 1M0, New York Tribune, Inc.) THE CLOSING DUE-BILL Nineteen twenty took Ita time before uncoiling, but on tha verge of passing out It took mora than one healthy crack at various cham pions. For example, the official American league average, which have lately appeared, ehow that Ty Cobb ranka tenth among the regulars, the only time In fourteen yeara he baa been below second place. The vital statistics show that Blsler. Speaker, Jackson, Ruth, Coi ling, Jacobaon, Tobln. Rice and Felsch all stand above the Georgian, who finally slipped below .340. ONLV A STARTER And then, just before the year closes out, one Joseph Btecher steps into a headlock applied by a Mr. Lewis. It took six successive headlocks to convince Lewis that he wasn't working on concrete, but th result was enough to drop Btecher from Ihe main rampart Nineteen twenty took his title away Just before 1921 steps in. Tho fading year then looked around for another victim, and as Ruth was idle and Man o' War out of harness, decided to pick on Jack Dempsey. Dempsey didn't lose his crown, but he had It Jolted over on his left ear, and thereby dropped several bundles ot prestige and renown. On this day a year ago the champion waa a man killer. But Bill Brennan put a dent la his halo, if he didn't win. Bill proved that the champion was practically numan ana uiai sorry) one may stop him without being a superman. Benny Leonard got by nicely "Babe" Ruth and Man o' War ceased firing before the old year had another crack for the worst it could do to Ruth was to show by the published records that he had struck out more times than any man In his league a matter of eighty occasions, to be exact. But th 'Babe's" fifty-four homers squared that account. L. H. B. You are right beyond debate. No big eastern university has a right to offer a game to any of the larger western universities unless a home-and-home arrangement Is taken up. The larger western universities have Just a much right to expect Harvard or Yal to come west without a return game in the east There Is no longer any royalty of the gridiron. Could Lewis have thrown Frank OotchT Possibly, but we doubt it fjotch at his best was Just as big, faster and more versatile. He also possessed mort native cunning. Many a few months ago rated Btecher abov Ootch, but their opinions changed after the recent Lewis match. Qotch stood alone in his time. It may be that his time carried fewer good wrestlersi but Hackenscbmldt was no dummy. When a boxing promoter can take In $145,000 In gate receipts from bis public and still lose money on the ahow, th ridiculous price paid fighters becomes even more apparent. Dempsey was certainly not worth any $100,000 for a Brennan match. Th fact that b could get it doesn't max him worth It Brennan received a bigger purs for losing, than old-time champions ever dreamed or getting for beating up rugged challengers. As long a promoters continu to fall for fancy purses and to overpay every fighter conoerned. they are putting a heavy crimp In the game. Dempsey and Brennan were paid $136,000. The public had to be charged accordingly. Fifty thousand dollars split at the ratio of $85,000 and $15,000 would have been big pay for this fight, with th admission reduced by the same comparative Span. DEFOE DRAWS JACK New Yolk, Dee. II. Billy Defoe, of St. Paul, and Freddy Jacks, former featherweight champion of Kngland, fought fifteen rounds to a draw here last night. .lacKS weignrn no ih.oh.i and Defoe Htm. The Brltlehar boxed cleverly and made his opponent miss often, while Defoe hsd the better ot th Infighting. GREB DEFEATS ROPER Iiiston. Dec. II. Harry Orsb, of riii.i..,i..ii wim tha decision over Capt. Uob Roper, Chicago heavyweight, In their ten-round bout here yesterday. Qreb took every round, leading all tho way witn a smasning wiurwniu tack that apparsntly had Koper help less. elksowlTnTtourIsEY Toledo, Ohio, Deo. Il.Th Klhs na tional bowling tournament for 1911 will be held In Toledo beginning Keb, It, It was announced today by officials of the America Howling congress here. On hundred teems from all parts of the country will take part 'n It. tho an nouncement said. JOESTECHER IS ILL Omaha. Neb.. Dec. II. Jo Htecher, nf Dodge. Neh.. former heavyweight wrestling champion, Is at a hotel here suffering from neuritis of tha nock and left aim. lis plan to remain here un til his condition Is ootialdsrsbly Im proved before going to his horns for a several weeks' rest "DEfFnOT ACCEPTED Halt Lake City, Utah, Deo. II. Jsok Dempssy, world's heavyweight boxing champion, threw out a challenge yes terday which was not accepted. The champion was the guest of honor at tha local notary club's luncheon. He declared that he was not a speaker, which reminded him of the story Of one who could not sing or dance hut was willing to fight. "To be sociable. "I will fight anyone In the room," Dempsey said amid laughter. JACCBS Q0ES TO COAST 8t. Louis, Deo. U. Pitcher Hlmar Jacobs has been rsolalmed from Ht. IjouIs on waivers sent by the Ht. Louis Nationals and goes to the Seattle club of the Pacino Coast league. Manager llranrh Hlokey announced yeaterday afternoon. Iln goes as flnsl payment for Jaonues lepurnler, first baseman, but Is subject to isosll, Rickey said Cincinnati only recently claimed Ja cobs from the Cardinals by walvei. MURIEL CIGARS t Your husband would appreciate a box of Muriel cigars for his Christmas gift. They sstlsfy. At all dealers. Chaney-Hcott Cigar Co., distributors. (Adv.) 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Th above ahowa th high esteem In which Chamberlain's Tablets are held by those who have used them. ulv Ihem a trial. Thsy will do you good. (Adv.) DON'T BUY TRASH! You can get real hand-tailored Suits made here in Chattanooga- Fit and Workmanship Guaranteed. DISCOUNT ON ALL OUR FINE WOOLENS BURKE'S THE CHATTANOOGA NEWS NOW LOCATED IN ITS NEW BUILDING 117-119 East Tenth Street OPPOSITE COLUMBIA PRIVATE BRANCH TELEPHONE EXCHANGE CONNECTING WITH ALL DEPARTMENTS. Parties having business with THE NEWS are requested to observe the new phone numbers when calling. The hew trunk line numbers are Main 6267-6268-6269-6270 and 6271. Any of these numbers will connect you with THE NEWS and the branch ex change operator will give you depart ment desired. New York, Dec. II. Pete Herman, of New Orleans, world's bantamweight boxing champion, defenda his title In a fifteen-round bout to a decision in Madison Hquare Harden tonight against Joe Lynch, of Nejg York. It will bey the third world'a pugilistic champion, ahlrf contest In the historic structur within a month, Benny Leonard and Jack Dempsey, light and heavy weight tltleholders. respectively, winning from their opponents, Herman snd Lynch agreed to weigh In at I o'clock this afternoon at lit . pounds and each was said to be slightly tinder that figure. Both reported tbty were In excellent condition and fit for a hard battle. The champion's record shows him te be a slow starter, speeding up as the contest progresses, and thus shows to advantage In long bouts. Lynch ha scored several knockouts In recent con tests, notably his victory over Jack. Mi. ii I., v A diamond -studded belt, emblematic, of the title, will be given the winner. , VOL SCHEDULE IS TENTATIVE BENDER Knoxvlll, Dee. It. (Special. -mt Football dates which have been an nouncsd for the University of Tonnes , see eleven for the season of 1921 are., purely tentative, aays Coach John tU Bender. - More than likely several of the en gagemants set out In the schedule, which hss been announced, will be changed, and stronger teams from big-a gr college or universities will b substituted. Coach Bender aays he Is not entirely i sstlsfled with the assignments that have been made for the University of Tennessee, nor are other officials of athletics at th Institution. He ear they ars bending every possible effort to get gemes with one or more of tha "big nine" tesms, and that the proa., pact for success aa to at least one ar very grstlfylng. rue schedule tor tne coming seaaoa will he one of the best In the htstor of footbaU at the University of T.n- ni'ssee, saitt i oacn isenaer. "ROPES" O'BRIEN TO PROSECUTE WHITE SOX Chicago, Dec. tl. Jamea X ("Itopea") ii mien, former assistant state s attorney, will be engaged to as let In the prosecution of White Box players and gamblers who are chargeoL with conspiring to "throw" the IsMn world's aeries snd ere now under In.' dlctment by the Cook county grand I Jury, It was announced today by Irel' dent Johnson, of the American league. , Johnson said he expects early hear . lugs In the oases. During the last yesr O'Brien, ss as-'.'; slstsnt state's attorney, secured con vlct Ions which sent severs! men to th gallows. During murder trials he al waya wore a red necktie. "We must go to the bottom of this affair." Johnson said, "and no guilty person must he allowed to escape, That I ""' only reason why tha Amer ican loague Is taking an Intereat In thla matter. Mr. O'Brien has a notable record for convictions and that Is why we have decided to employ him."