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Former Chattanoogan Slated
for Place of Promi
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
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.
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
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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
(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,
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
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
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.
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
Matter of Salary and Player
Limit Passed Until Spring
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
A motion by A. J. Helnemnnn, presi
dent of the New Orleans club for the
pooling of receipts next year was
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
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
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school, without tha slightest sense uf
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Kngllshtnsn ar too sensible lo pretend
io laoors Distinctions winch, though
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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
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.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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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. ,
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
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.
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."

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