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The Bismarck tribune. [volume] (Bismarck, N.D.) 1916-current, February 16, 1923, Image 6

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St. Louis, Unable to Win Baseball Honors, Takes Pride in Scullins Soccer Champs
Left to right. Jimmy Biannigan, inside right; George Bentley, r, ih t full buck; Lon Zurchee, center na'fback; Charley Bechtold, outside
ht; Joe Hennessey, right halfback; Emmett Mulvey, outside left; Dunn - Muphy, left halfback; Tate Brady, manager, left fullback; ClifTord
ady, inside left; Allic Schwartz, center forward; Harry Oellcrman, goal keeper.
i 'amc goes to the champion in any
e of sport.
•’or the last 34 years St. Louis
*eball teams have been striving
• supremacy in the majors and all
mst year the big thrill came wheii
! Browns threatened to win in the
lerican League, but were nosed
- at the finish by the scant inar
i of one game.
tVhilo St. Louis cannot boast of
• deed;: of its major league repre
it.itives, it can speak in load
nr; relative to soccer football.
rho Scullins of St. Louis have
n the right to he regarded as the
ding organization in soccer foot
1. The Scullins are the national
impions of soccer as the New
rk Giants are of baseball.
Soccer is now handled in a nran-
• similar to baseball. Regular
icdulcs are arranged for the east
i west and through the medium
an elimination tournament the
rls bring together the cream of
■ soccer world.
n the race of 1919-1920 the Ben
Hers of St. Louis won the an
nul championship, defeating the
re River ( Mass.) team 2 to 1 in
• finals.
Che following season the Scullins
ilified but were beaten in the
ils by the Robins Dry Docks of
n the lt)21-ll><?2 campaign the
illina again qualified and thsi
w? beat the Todds of Brooklyn
:o 2 in the finals. The Scullin-*
>e to repeat thD, year.
\ glance at the lineup of the
illins would make the baseball
Willie Hoppe and Charley Petor
n make one of the greatest com
rations ever gotten together in
e billiard world.
Hoppe, the champion, is, of
urse, the big magnet with the bil
l'd fans. Peterson, the champion
ek-shot, however, is u close sce
Exhibitions between Hoppe and
terson are invariably very inter
ting because Peterson’s skill with
e cue is such that he can press
>ppe and make him show his best
me to win.
•espite Purchase of Star Recruits
McGraw Hangs on to Stengel
Although the New York Giants
vc* paid $75,000 for Outfielder
Connell, the sensation from the
cific Coast League, and $62,500 in
sh and four players for Jack Beni
/, the fence-buster, pitcher and
tfielder with the Baltimore Ori
-2s last season, John J. McGraw
s not announced the release of
itfielder Charles D. Stengel, alias
Four or five years ago Stengel
d been voted a member of the
as been” class. He batted but .246
1918, his first year with the Fir
es following the trade between
e Pirates and Superbas, and it was
e unanimous opinion that Stengel
>uld hit the minor league trade in
other season or two.
President Barney Dreyfuss of the
rates admitted that he had been
ung in that exchange which gave
m Cutshaw and Stengel for Pitch
's Burleigh Grimes,- Al Mamaux
d Chuck Ward, not to forget a
sh sum reported to be $25,000.
Just as soon as Dreyfuss found
s opening he traded Stengel and
"asey" was moving again—this
ne in the summer of 1919, bound
/earing of Checkered Shirt Means Wolfe Is
Scheduled to Fight
When “Kid" Wolfe of Philadel
ia wears out this checkered shirt
. may find his string of victories
ded. He’s hopipg it holds out on
; n until he meets Pancho Villa for
» flyweight title.
2arly last fall “800 Hoo” Huff, a
tic manager in Philadelphia, saw
s shirt in a haberdasher’s window
d decided he’d play a joke on the
ilian midget. He bought the
jirt and presented it to Wolfe as
•thday gift.
lut like the recipient of a Christ
i necktie, Wolfe looked serious
I decided to wear the horrible
ng just to please “Bt>o Hoo.” So
put it on. That night he fought
[is next go was out of town —a
up with Nate Carp in Baltimore,
wore it again because he suspi
red it might be a rabbit’s foot by
ither name. He won from Carp
four rounds. Carp has been
ted as the real contender among
tern flyweights.
o after that when Kid Wolfe ap
red on the street in that shirt
inhabitants knew there was
ig to be a flyweight fight that
thought it was a joke at first,”
d Wolfe, “I’m not superstitious,
t what’s the use of taking a
ince? I’ve won every fight since
came into possession of that
t. And I’m going to wear it as
; as there is a buttonhole left.”
olfe’s last night was a sensu
al 12-round victory, over Benny
irartb in Baltimore, Wolfe
red Schwartz seven times.
Jtimore prompters. have offered
i SIO,OOO to meet Wolfe for the
in that city.
fan get the idea that he was go’ng
to see a game of ball rather thi n a
succor contest.
Cliff Hrady, outstanding star of
the .Scullins, played with Hie he; ter
in the International League last
year. He has been sold to Detroit.
A few years ago Brady had a brief
tryout with the Boston Red Sox.
Emmet Mulvey, outfielder with
Mobile in the Southern Association,
vies with Brady for soccer honors
He will get a trial with the St. Louis
Browns this year.
Jimmy Brannigan, shortstop with
Bloomington in the Three-Eye
League, has ben bought by the Chi
cago Cubs
Harry Ocllernian, who was with
Nashville in the Southern last year,
has been taken on by Brooklyn.
Two other stars on the Scullins
are Harry Berhtoid, third baseman
with Tulsa in the Western Leagie,
and Allie Schwarz, tennis singles
champion of the Missouri Valley dis
Heach High School to Meet
“Demons” Here Saturday
Two basketball games are on the
local high school schedule for Sat-
Hoppe and Peterson are to billi
ards what Walter Hagen and Joe
Kirkwood are to golf. Hagen, like
Hoppe, is the master workman. Kirk
wood, like Peterson, is the trick
expert, yet almost as good a player
as the champion Hagen.
Hoppe seldom does any trick
shots. He says trick play hurts one’s
billiard stroke. Hagen takes the same
attitude in golf.
Perhaps the trick stuff is what
keeps Peterson and Kirkwood from
reaching the championship heights.
for Philadelphia, and again
had to add a check in acquiring
George Whitted.
Reaching the Phillies jStengel
practically find reached 'the bottom
Then came the surprise of his
life. McGraw had parted with
George Burns and the outfield de
fense had collapsed. Mae scouted
around the country for somebody.
Nothing was available. Then he hit
upon Stengel, over there with the
Stengel was a veteran, yes-—pass
ing the HO-ycnr mark, hut Mac
thought that probably “Casey” could
fill in occasionally.
Instead of filling in as a substitute
Stengel became a regular outfield’. 1
with the Giants last season. Thu.
isn't all—he was next to Rogers
Hornsby and Rob Russell in the bat
ting race with an average of MW for
HI games.
And according to latest advices
from the Giants. Stengel is not going
to be released. It may turn out that
he will be a regular outfielder for
McGraw this season with O'Connell
and IJentley flivvering entirely.
urday evening. Both contests will be
suged on the home floor.
The first is between the Bismarck
girls and the Mnndan girls. This is
the first time that these two teams
have met this year, and shojild
prove very interesting. Both squads
huve some ,unusual basketball ma
terial this year, and the game will
be featured by fast passing, and
good shooting.
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Bombs are getting to be almost an everyday affair in London judging
from, this Withamstow Council order which instructs householders not
to put their bombs in the garbage pail but to turn them over to the police*
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Egyptian natives arc shown hero carrying embalmed beef from thi
thlrty-century-old tomb of King Tutankhamen. Forty packages of thUl
beef carefully sealed in wooden boxes were taken from the tombt
*l>ay and night. Egyptian troops guard the wealth In the tomb of
King Tutankhamen. Already, objects valued at more than $40,000,000
have been removed from this 3080-year-old resting place of the once
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Dixie, caught in a Baltimore dog catcher** raid, wasgenteneedto
death, ifce dog catcher hadn't the heart to turn do the gas when he
t«<nd su>«. «p«u»« • «•»»**• «-* £
WEARI. ids
adopt her and when the pups are
divided among the applicants.
Find Any Bombs Today?
“Canned Willie” in Ancient Tomb
Guarding Wealth of Tomb
Stay Death Sentence
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The “Demons” will mec the Beach
aggregation. This contest one of the
last two home games to be played
on the schedule. The other is Man
dan, on the 2,’lrd. Bismarck has al
ready defeated the Beach team, but
could not secure a safe lead until
the second half of the contest. The
score at the end of the first half
was 7-4. The second half however,
the “Demons” piled up a good lend.
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For example, every year tong of fruits and vegetables
rot on the ground, because it doesn’t pay to pick them.
Discouraged growers plant less the next season, and
the supply of food is reduced. Meanwhile, consumers
in the cities near by grumble over high prices. Demand
and supply are not brought together.
Contrast this with the handling of oranges. $1,000,-
000 a year is spent for advertising by the co-operative
association of the California Fruit Growers. A large
sutn; yet it is only about one-fifth of a cent per dozen—
one-sixtieth of a cent for each orange sold.
And this advertising has kept down the cost of
oranges. To quote an official of the Exchange:
“The cost of selling oranges and lemons through the
California Fruit Growers’ Exchange is lower today than
it was ten years ago.
“In the twelve years since the first campaign was
launched the consumption of California oranges has
doubled. The American consumer has been taught by
co-operative advertising to eat nearly twice as many
oranges as before.
“Had the orange industry remained on the old basis,
there would have been no profit in growing oranges.
New acreage would not have been planted. Orchards
would most surely have been uprooted and other crops
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sumer and makes money for the producer by driving out
wasteful methods, increasing volume and eutting down
the costs of selling and distribution,
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