JACK DILLON MAY
GIVE UP BOXING
Jack Dillon, "Llic lloosier bear-eat,"
"the giant killer," has (font the ring!
At least, that's the word from In
dianapolis, where .lack has bought, a
cafe and started in business, announc
ing he -will never box again.
Recent reversals, due, some say, to
failure of Dillon to keep in condition,
weighed heavily on the great scrapper
and caused him to give up bis ring
career, alter several years as a top
Dillon has been one of the most re
markable boxers the country has ever
Never a champion, Dillon has al
ways been the "lighter who is going
to do something."
For many years Dillon fought al
most weekly, touring every state
where boxing was permitted and box
lie seldom Knocked his man out, nl
though many opportunities presented
ihem.selves. Dillon preferred to let
his men stay tlie limit in order to hus
band Ihem for future bouts.
There never was much doubt of
Dillon's superiority over such boxers
as George (Knockout) Brown or
George Chip. He boxed both many
times, but neither of them ever took
ihe count from him.
Louts of that sort brought Dillon
into disrepute in many parts of the
country and in many places he neve*
was a drawing card on second ap
Dillon was at the height of his ca
reer a year ago, when he beat Frank
Oforan, Charley Weinert and Tom
Cowler in rapid succession and was
talked of as an opponent for Jess
•Recently, he has been unsuccessful.
Defeated dv Battling Levinsky and
outclassed by Mika Gibbons, Dillon
became discouraged arid may never
SPORT WRITERS WILL
SCORE FROM STAND TOPS
Detroit, Mich.—Sport, writers will
score games from the top of the De
Iroit American league grandstand next
season for the first' time. Ever'since
Navin field was built the press stand
has been on the ground directly be
hind the catcher. Although few foul
balls have torn through the stout wire
netting, many have struck it within
a few inches from the writers'"noses.
Now and then writers who refused to
dodge the whizzing missies have won
the red badge of courage.
It costs no more to buy
clothes made for you, than it
I Vto VOO-NOW1
made for a
Come and order your Christ
mas suit or overcoat now, so it
will be ready in time.
By joining oUr Cleaning and
Fressmg Club you will save 1-3
of the cost. Come and secure
a ticket. Clothes pressed vhile
Freise & S6(i
219 4th Street
BALDWIN CAPTAIN OF
ALBION COLLBOE TEAM
Albion, Mich.—The Albion- college
football squad has elected Joseph A.
Baldwin of Flint, captain of the-1917
team. Stanley H. Hunter of Morley,
Mich., was chosen track captain.
LITTLE FALLS STUDENT
TO HEAD jSARLETON TEAM
Northfleld, Minn.,—iBrwin Dunphy of
Little Falls, who has been elected cap
tain of the 1917 Carleton college foot
ball eleven, has been one of the main
stays of the team for the last two sea
sons. He played half-back originally,
but was transferred to quarter this
BASKETBALL IN LIMELIGHT
AT THE PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Lafayette, lnd., Dec. 8.—Basketball
is occupying the limelight of athletics
at Purdue university. Coach Ward
Lambert has turned his attention from
football to basketball and every effort
is being made to whip a good team in
to condition for the opening game Dec.
9. with the Indiana State Normal. The
university is said to have good mater
ial.to build this year's team.
AWARD LETTERS TO 16
MEMBERS DEPAUW TEAM
Greencastle. lnd., Dec. £.—Sixteen
members of the DePauw 19r6 football
squad have been awarded the official
"D." "R" has been awarded to twelve
members of the -second squad. The
men getting the "D" are Captain
Woodruff, Royce, Northway, Kraner,
Lynch, Peacock Bondurant, I Pence,
Wheat, Don an, Wylie, Cook, Carlyle,
Tway, Hoffman and Overmeyer. The
"R" stands for "Reserve."
COULTON HAS SAVED RING
EARNINGS FOR REAL ESTATE
Chicago.—Johnny Coulon, former
bantomweight champion, has saved
his ring earnings to invest in rpal es
tate. The diminutive Chicagokn re
cently sold a 24-apartment building for
$*7,r00 and purchased a new home for
j. does not consider himself
through with the ring and plans to en
gage in a series of contests this win
ter. He has been offered a match in
Young Girl Is Fight Manager---Takes Her
Brothers Over the Seas and Will Back Them
A trip to Australia as manager of her two boxer brothe.s is the latest stunt of Mis? iGlizabeth Tuck
er, only woman manager of glove artists in the world.
Lonnio and Frdnkie are the brothers, but they probably would bo stalled On the path to fame if It
wasn't for their vivacious sister, who admits they are the best 125 kayo manufacturer^ in captivity and is
'Willing to back them with a portion of her not insignificant roll.
Miss Tucker has already started on her Antipodean trip. She expbets to stop on the coast for a^ittie
time before1chasing her brothers up the gang plank and bribing the steward not to feed-them'dainties m*.
usually found on training tables.
Miss Tucker is in the box'iig game because she likes it and because she believes her brothers have
"Why shouldn't a girl manage a fighter?" she questioned. "1 have to look after my brothers, any
way and what's the difference if I manage them or let someone else do it? I think my interest in them
makes me the proper person to do it."
Miss Tucker'probably has more activities than any woman of her age
Besides managing her brothers, she rides the range on her own ranch, which she manages capably,
is an expert politician and was a delegate from Oklahoma to the progressive,convention, where she led "a
demonstration for Roosevelt. She recruited a squadron of cavalry for border'duty and was ready to go to
the front herself in case of war.
Liverpool, Eng., with Jimmy Wilde,
the British 112 pound champion, and
may Stccept. 'V
MICHIGAN AUTO MEN
TO AID FARM COLLEGE
East Lansing, Mich.—The automo
bile club of Lansing has been adopt
ed by the Michigan Agricultural col
lege as the foster father of M. A. C.
athletics. The club has agreed to as
sist in a campaign to attract athlete?
to the local institution. It is under
stood that an indpxed record will be'
kept of every promising Michigan high
school athlete. Letters will be written
to these youths urging them to enroll
at M. A. C. It is quite probable that
the automobile men will offer summer
positions to some of these students.
The automobile club includes several
prominent Lansing manufacturers.
GIRL BREAKS ICC WITH
FISTS SAVES LIVES OF TWO
Fergus Falls, Minn., Dec. 8—When
her brother Jacob, -six years, aifd Ce
cilie Melzer, seven \vears old, fell
throug|the ice into tire river at She
boygaW Falls, while trying to rescue
their pet dog, fifteen-year-old Virginia
Fessler broke a channel through the
ice wity her fists, waded in and res
cued them both.
VACATION DATES FOR COLLEGE
\\I SCHOOLS AT JAMESTOWN
Jamestown, N. D., Dec. 8—Supt.
Koontz of the local schools has an
nounced that the students will have
their usual two weeks' holiday period
this year. School will close Decem
ber 22 and regular session be resum
ed January 8. Jamestown college will
close next Wednesday, December 13,
and re-open January 4.
"END OF THE WORLD" SEES
BY JAMESTOWN MANAGER
Jamestown, N. 1)., Dec. 8—
Manager Leen of the Ruby the
ater, in this city, is another of
the many prophets who have pre
dieted "The End of the World."
Manager Leen announces "The
End of the World," for December
27, but everything seems to
point to the fact that his proph
ecy ih one sense of the word will
come true for it is coming on
that date—in motion pictures.
BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUNE
SCOOP rWter Early Xmas Shopping Should Be Compulsory With Some Folks By "Hop"
REO CR0S5 GflUZG^
TWO WEEK'S VACATION
FOR MANPAN SCHOOLS
It was announced Tuesday that the
vacation at both the public schools
and the parochial schools will last
two weeks this year.^ The mid-term
vacation will cojnmehce Saturday, De
and last until Tues
day, January 2, 1M7.
The vacation i/riod for the public
school was fjxed at a meeting of the
public ibonrd of education held Mon
day night.. The, parochial school va
cation was determined at about the
same lime, whei) Father Clement ad
vised of the vacation dates.
SANTA CLAUS TO APPEAR
AT STATE REFORM SCHOOL
The jingling of Christmas bells will
bring Yuletide cheer to the many
awaiting little children at the state
reformatory school this year. Santa
Claus will be present"to pass the gifts
at the promised ChristmaS tree and
all will be done to make this time one
Mr. and Mrs. James McDonald were
most pleasantly surprised Saturday at
their home on Sixth avenue northwest
when a ijumber-of relatives and inti
mate friends assembled to assist them
in celebrating their Wth (china) wed
ding anniversary.^ The affair was a
complete surprise. The evening was
most pleasantly spent and the guests
did not leave until the early hours of
the morning. It was recalled at the
party that on the wedding day of Mr.
and Mrs. McDonald tehy drove to the
David Carey home from the church in
a bobsled and the weather was very
stormy. It was stated that' it was lit*
at that time that they
would, 20 years hence, celebrate their
wedding anniversary and the weather
would be so mild that it would rain
the following day. Mr. and Mrs. Mc
Donald were presented with some ele
gant pieces of china.
The annual meeting of the Missouri
Slope Agricultural asociation stock
holders was called at the Mandan com
mercial club rooms Tuesday evening,
but there being only a little over a ma
jority of the stock represented, it was
decided by those present/to postpone
the annual meeting until after the hoi
Popular Assistant General Pas
Ij sepger -AgentWiU Look to
WUh the announcement that C. A.
Matthews,' assistant genpr»i passen
ger agentof theXqrtherriPaclfic, is to
hav« charge of tt# OtttlahQers' spe
cial.'which leay^a Biawarck ori Satur
day evening for-^feflo^lhft sticciess of
the tour fcecqiaes asstifred, Matthews
will be remembered by Bismarck folk
who made the Mott booster trip last
summer as a genial, affably, efficient
official who knows how tp handle a
train and ,a train-load. He will regain
With the Overland special from the
time it leaves Bismarck until it re
turns, December 14.
150 to Entrain Here.
Western North Dakota and eastern
Montana will contribute tW leading'
business men, Overland dealers in the
Bismarck and Mile? City territory, to
the party which will entrain liere Sat
urday evening. The special will con
jsist of six Pullmans, two diners, an
observation car and a baggage van.
The big trip begins at 8 o'clock, the
Overland Limited running from Bis
marck to St. Paul as a second section
of the North Coast Limited. At St.
Paul ihe special will take the Burling
ton tracks to Chicago whence the
journey to Toledo will be completed,
over the Lake Shofe, the route of the
Twentieth Century Limited.
Every provision for the comfort and
entertainment of the Overland dealers
has been made by the Lahr Motor
Bales Co. An effort, is being made t»
make this jaunt one of the greatest
business excursions in the commercial
history of the northwest, and it is be
lieved' that everyone will thoroughly
enjoy the novel expedition.
Two Days at Factory.
Toledo will be reached Monday, De
cember 11, and that day and the next
will be spent at the Willys-Overland.
factory, where an elaborate program
has been arranged for- the entertain
ment and instruction of the visiting
dealers. Returning, the Overland Lim
ited. leaves Toledo on Tuesday eye
ning, December 12, and will reach Bis
marck one week from today.
Charge of Disorderly Cortduct Against
Edward Kelly et be Dropped for
More Serious Charge.
A case of whiskey secreted in a
neighbor's yard and which Chiei of
Police Downing unearthed as- evidence
will probably-result in-the charge of
disorderly conduct preferred against
Edward Kelly of Front street west, be
ing dismissed- and' a blindpigging
Kelly was, arrested late yesterday
afternoon and according to the police
head there are enough sales credited
Office Corner 9th and Broadway Phone 453
tb Kelly'to Make a "chain four mil^
long." The defendant was arraigne'd
Squirrels HAVE becauWs die}
FRIDAY, DEC. 8, 19l6.
N«0 VVANTMg,^ D0
You put in 5 cents the first week, 10 cents the second week and
so on, increasing your deposit ONLY A tflCKEL a week and in
50 weeks you have $63.75.
We also have clubs where yon begin with 1 or 2 cents or 10
cents dr $1.00, $2.00 or $5.00 andtn 50 weeks have coming to -yon,
from $12.75 to $250.
We add four per cent interest.
Have EVER,Y member of your family join the club. It means
saving MONEY and making a SUCCESS.
You can start T0DAY-4START!
First National Bank
A Free Burning, Non-Clinkering Coal Low in-Ash and High in Calorid Value
"A Fuel Without a Fault" at
This coal does not Clinker, and contains less sulphur and ash than any other lignite mined in
Several new student# enroll
•very week, and every one satlafiefl
with the college in all Its appoint
ments. Students admitted without
examination for either the Book
keeping or Shorthand conn**.
English from the lowest primary
branches. Send for particulars.
When yon know what' we have
done for hundreds of others, you
win want tp attend.
G. M. LANCUM, Pres.
Bismarck, N. D.
before Judge Dolan on the disorderly
charge and was released on (50 bonds.
save. Come in and let us show y«w HOW to save. We will give
you, FREE, a little bank boolt so you can join our "Christmas
j^vc if YOU
F. J. 'CORMICK, Agent
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