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TULSA DAILY WORLD, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1022
Jack Lawler Beats Gene Belmont by Safe
GENE 'DIES HARD'
Scrappy Memphian Puts
Up Game but Losing
Fight; Oaner Winner
Turk I aw let won referee d"
ilslttti over Genu Delmont In 1.'
Frankl Ostier won decision
.tr K.d i ' ' v In 10 roll lulu.
.lack loull-l.o Caen )'ui
stepped In leciind roti ml mil
i nih il "ln contest" whe-t M.'
I)i well Wat down on blow he
c.jllmril was foul.
Kid Chwm stopped Ac John
ioti In tlilul round of rlimiull
ny h. a. hridokwatihl
.fuck Ijiwlcr, Omaha nintnniliir
'or tlio Junior lightweight -iu iiuilun- I
nlilp, wiiii n clcancut decision, over I
dene Dclmtint of MotnplilK In iil,ft
moving 12-rolliiiI bout ut Convention
halt Inst night, lt.feiec iled tin-'
linii'x derision awarding ill" votdlrt :
to l-awler lirouitlit prolongud cheer- j
lng friiin the audience
It nun Hit' thiid time tin- boya!
have met In TiiKi ting uinl the
first time ellber haa won by nil ap
preciable! i'iiiikIii. their flrt engage
ment being ii draw uinl Lawler tak
ing n linlrllno advantage In the w
Idleness Hurt Delinoiit,
Lawler punched hauler anil In nil -I'd
morn clean blowa throughout thu
light, lint 111" popular Mcmphlaii
fought bark aggressively ami mudo
nn Interesting mill of It. liniment
showed tlm effects nf nine mouths
without rl UK activity, upon, princi
pally Upon the Htiifia Ho Wfuiii few
pounds overweight nnil appeared
tired before tin- bum was half over,
lie repeatedly clinched and hold on.
Hevun rnundx woro Rlvyii to Lawler,
two to DolmotiL and thrcu wnru
IJrlmnnt wan rredltod with thn
only knoclalown of tlm flitlit, but It
wax iiutlnnalil. In t tic fifth round,
Junt licforo thu hell- nuundod, lio
raueht I.nwler with a rlxht uii thn
Jaw.ns Jack nllppeil on a wet spot
In thu rhiK. Lawler wiipt t III"
kner hut wim Inmnntly up and wim
not at all hurt.
Lawler wan In much better fight
lng condition, and wan much the
KtroiiRor at tho flnliih. He punliihed
Dolniont Huverely 1 it the eleventh und
Uelmnnt drew thn only blood tit
ths hattlo In thu elHventh. lie land
ed hlii ilKht fluah nn Uiwler'n nnao
and mouth and ntarted the (low.
In tho InflshtlnK Delmont allowed
to bent ndviuUBfjn. Kreipiently drlv
en to thu ropes by Lawler he would
uncork u nhower of plntou-IIka
punchen nnil drive 111" lumallaut off.
lilrlrr tiprn himnr,
IHlir cipvne.l iironr, Jnlllnir Dpluuint
wim inn nnil rivni in bmly tnllf in
lit flmi riiuml ami tilllni up Kml ilia I
jifflniont um unnlile in oiitrrnniA liy la(i
rtllr. Delmont lnn.lt Ml Hi tho jaw
nr Ilia ami. Delmont rIllKl ami helil
Lawler ven In ttia arrunil, but Lawler
aneieit the tlilnl, eilntlnf Uelmunt with
both rlahla arf lrt-.
Lawler aleo (ra'librii Ihe tog nil anil tlftli
rounde. Ha rucked Delmont Willi a tight
upercut earfr In the (ourtli. Ilattereil In
the ropce Drlmont (ouiiht back vlrtounly.
He aim punlaheil Delmont In tlio fltlh
with alltf Jolta In t,i bmlr. II wea In
thla round that Delmont acored lila ml
knockiluwu, Delmont aHvilnl Ida f I rat marrln
In the elith, lila ruperlur lntlhlln !
Inir Mm eilKe.
Th aeventh went to Ijiwtfr. ami tho
flahth, whtali waa even, wllneeaeit the
beat mlllnc of thn flllt up III tl.tt time
ollli both boya Klvlna ami taking freely.
Delmont ehtiwril hie beat work of the
fight In the nlrprt. which ha won, lit
blocked three vlclolia blowa at the atari
and then landed with left ami right u
lAWler waa cautioned for tinnaeetanrv
ruuglmeea In the tenth ulikh waa fairly'
eren, file eruwu iiooeu nim.
' A few inlnulea later, hnnevrr. In tlio
rleeenth, he waa being Juat aa loudl."
rheered aa he attacked Dctntnnt and
landed freely with boll, handa. lie drove
Delmont ngalnat the rop.-a with a aerlea
bt nlralKht lefla and lnhi.
I l.anlcr .Not (Irrnlli linprotrd,
lawler again had everything hie own
Way In the twelfth, landing fretiiiitly aa
the tiring Delmont would go Into the
clinches, dene waa going atlong at the
flntah, though, and did not aprtar l
tlletreee from the punlahment.
Whlln I,awler'a margin was iireatcr
than In hie rrevltua victory over Del
inont here, the bout wat not the fight the
other waa t,iiwler looked to be In great
ahnpa and lite blnwa had Iota of alealn,
but he evidently haa not Improved n great
deal In the laqt year or he would have
won more handily, fur Delmont. with nine
montha of Inactivity behind him, certainly
not aa atrong aa on hi laat appear
Oanrr Win Another.
I'rankln tnr, K111 tntifleld banlnin. win
hie fourth Tulau victory In lhiee week
abd a day when he outpointed Kid (olo
of Drmnilght In Hie 10 louiid
It waa a rluee dicla'on. rained by Hi
rer principally through winning the ll
round by a. wide margin, and lha crowd
look lnuo with Itelereo i In lum. role
waa given a big- hand na he left the rliw.
The writer gave Oaner four rounde, tun
third, if -11111, eighth and lenthl Cole
two, lha flrat and aluth. end acored the
eond, fifth and ninth eirn, If the dr-
Ulon had been given before Inatead n
ufler the trnlh It undoubtedly would have
been a draw.
Maktng (ola nilea frertuently made Oe
ner ho- good odvniitaKr. The Druturlgbt
boy waa nixn to Uiner'a blona after fall
ing to land,
linth t'ole and Oaner are faat and Waver,
neither having anything to apeak of In
the way of a. wallop, tlila made the mill
eeem rather tame, though apeedy enough
to aatlafy anybody.
Kllkun In Mv-ltiiinder, ,
The r. round epeiial event between Jack
Muflowt II ut Tort Htiilih nlld Leo Ouao
ot Ilrletow ended In a "no totiteel" ilecla
Ion by lleferee Kid Spnck In the aecond
lound McDowell wrni down during n
rliiirh wiih Cae on lop him. and
lalmed he a fouled. If Caea fouled hlin
it waa Willi the knee Muliovtcll went to
hla rorner and ofrrvd to go on In five
uilnulra, but Lvcauie aiek and flpnek,
after a doctor bud examined McDowell,
tailed the maleli off nlihoit awarding a
leclelon to elthri. It aremed like lha
lroper thing to do.
Thla right etarttd like a real hammer
and'tonge affair, with both men punching
hard. I'eee knocked elcDowell to the floor
in the flrat round with a pivot left.
Kid Chaeo nel'ula youllgetei. acorel a
knockout over A. .fohnaon In the third
mund of the 4-roiind curtain raieer It
waa a fait bout t hruuglio i' .IoIhikkii
landed on i'baae wuli evvrsthtm; hi' li l
but Cbaae, Vvho waa making hla ring di
but, took tha blowa with a hiiiIIi' und lien
alepptd In mid flnlaheil Johneon i haee
appeara to be one of thu moat likel
joungktcra turned out here thla aeaaon.
Wiirnle lo )Iert liughljn.
Tliumltroue cheera greeted unnounca
ment that the tnelu evvnt of the oil lily
A. C 'a aliow, on Match 7. would tiring tit
u.tlier YVarula rimlth of Iiarlleavlllr, okla
heme aiplrant for the welterweight chain.
vlonehlp, and Willie (K o.) Loughlln of
houth llelhlehem, la. "Ihere hoa been
much tu.k of a riinllh't.oiighlln icran, bul
annouiiceuunt that the melch had ao
tually been made waa greeted with dellget
It waa announced that 1're.nkta Adama
ef Arkanaaa flty, Kan., would meet either
Henley Yoakum ot Denver or Damp
JSf ttKi? ",9 x L'
CO it'll i.).si:s IIIM aii:.moiiv
MTI'.H KXCiri.VU (i.VMK,
I MI'OIII . Klin., IVk Ill
Lm Helmut ilorlii:: it h.irho.hnll
gamo Tuo ill: y mailt hit r.itiecil
If I . Am lingo, coath of the
l.n irlii h gli M'hiiol, to loo It!.
I.T.tll(ir) , II Ihi'IIIIII? lillOWII III.
n ...'it. lit iiK'ill.'iti'l)' ntli r llii'
fnni' whili was I'vri'Plliiiiiil.y
i iw mill In ril fought, .Unilliige
llll'IIUH' i.riKrii'il Willi II ItlllllllS
liniili'c which nv-iillril In ii low,
if iiii'iiiot)', I't' I'liiiiint mnniilici
ii lio Mini lint game or when II
w.ia iiliiji'il, lie ret nun I ice friends
but llir put Is ii blank.
Mole in One No
Feat at All for
CHIt'AtlO. roll. 1C AlthoUKhl
reenrdg do not nliow that any unlfer1
ever mnile n hole In otm ntroUD In
it nntlonnl rhnmplnnalilp In Amerlrn,
n vet, i ii ti In Hint art will have it
good rli'inru to eetatillah a precedent
at the nntlnnnl tipnu rlimiiilunalilp
nt the Hkoltlo tduli, Clilrnrrn, nnxl
July hh Alexntnler H. Ileerd, n llrll
Inher vnlernil, who hilt r'hlllkcd tl
Hi holcH In one, will lie a coin
pelllor. AceoiillliK In word rneelved by
hlji In other, .lumen Ifeerd, prnfea
iloniil nt thn Hotllli Mhore Couillry
lull, "Handy," a thu Hilllah cleliui
In known, recently aeored hla fif
teenth lice on the fifteenth hole nt
the Conmbehlll courne, maUliiK IiIm
nerni:o about cinn ench 1 0.000 holee.
played. An Hnmly lleeril hitN played
Kolf for eome 50 year nnil rovered
the IIiiIih nenrly 200 lline-i it year,
he t'tilltnalen Hint lie Iiiin tdiiyt'd at
leiiBt lEa.tlOO hole. Of thli tntnl
htifellily .10.000 liolei. worn noaellde
one'N to that ho linn nit nveraue of
n hnlu In ime out of each J, 001)
1'liP.tie.e.i. ,t Hkokl club, where he
and John II, Taylor, another Klin
Halt iild-tlrner, will try In wicid the
title finni JntneH lliunen of New
lork, there arn fntv hiilim that
might be inndo In one, lind an thc-c
IioIch will bo played four tlmeg each,
Ileerd will hnvn it eluinen of S ttt
1,000 tn genre hla xlxteenth ace.
Ileerd won the Ilrltlah open title
at the iiko f o3. Ho and Taylor
expect to reoh New Yorlt about
July 1, Klvlmr them 10 dayn to he
ennio aenllinnletl before thu national
nprn ntnrtn. Later the llrltone will
ninkii an exhibition tour of the
New Skating Record
Set bit Champion
HAHANAP LAIC1J, N. Y IV1). 10.
Arthur IttafC ot I'hlcniio, American'
professional otttdonr. ekntltiK chain
plon, thla afternoon egtntillahert n
new, world'k record for three-nuar-tern
of a tnllu when ho ilofented a
ernclt field In thu profcH3lonnl eknt-
1 lie toiirnaiiient In the faat time of
2 ml n II trie mid S 1-fi npcnmlM. The
former record wiih 3 iiiIiiUIch i hoc
ciihIh. Iiverfllt MrOownn of Ht, I'aul
win Hecond and Hobble McLean nf
ChlcnKO wiih third. IMniund Lainy,
the dnriinco iJtktt veteran, wnn dl
luahtied or rtmiiiiK when cnterniB
Stafr nlrn won the 220-yard tlnah
and It Hecmed a certainly ho would
aitniii win the championship at thin
tneet. Hobby .McLean or Chlraito
wag Hecond and Onlkrl wan third,
Hqcond und third pnidtlaiin wete or-
uercii ny tno jtniReg in no rernceu
when McLean ndmltted foulliiK
Ijimy at the flrat turn. -
Bennu to Fight Twice
Before Garden Clones
NEW YOIIK-. J'eb, 10. I.lKh
welnht rhamploii Denny Lednaid
will probably have two more fluhta
In Madlaon Riptnro Harden before
tho flatlc curtnlii oT tho arena la
ruiiK down to innko room for clr
cua nnd awlnimlin; nttritrtlona,
Denny haa signified hla wlllliiKiicaa
to meet thu winner of tho 1 tilt ton -Shade
bout Friday u'xht nnd alio
the winner of next Mondny'a acrnp
between Charley Whltu and Willie
The flrat acrap will probably be
held tho latter part of March and
the aecond ono in May.
Kerr Heady to Start Now.
CHICAdO. Feb, HI. Word waa
received hero today from Dick Kerr,
star pitcher ot tho Chlmco White
Hon, that hn waa ready to pitch ball
now, Kerr haa been wintering In
Tukaa mid reports that he la In fine
condition:. Thla newa erected Wil
liam (Kid) Olenaoii, maniiKcr of
the club, upon hh avtlval today
from hla home In riiltadctphhi,
(llcnann will pilot tlio ndvnnco squad
ot While Sax playera to Marlln
Spring, Texan, Saturday nlnht fur
a weelt'a romlltlonlnir. Tho anund
will then ko to tho trulnliiK camp
at SJk'iiln, Texas.
lied Fork noil 'hirlcy Sl'lt.
Hed Fork broko even with Turley
hut iiluht nt Ited Fork, tho lted
Folk boya defeating tho TurUy boya
by the acme of 34 to 15, while the
Turley Klrla got tho b.at of the Ited
Fork glila.Jo 7.
BUND? READ THIS
HI.OW ox Hi:u llltlNt.S
MtiHT 'HI YOI'.NO (HIIL.
dOLliri'. III.. Feb. Id. A blow
ocr tho lefl t')o In ulilclt alio
hai been blind a'uco babj IhhiiI,
bl'ouuht alKllt to MIm Allindo Ami
.ViiNiullli here laat night when
alio and her brother wrro ler
I'mnilm; K)iiina.tlo Mtinta nt
.MUh Niilaiulth la n ilittiKhter of
I'liiT. .Inlill Nal-lllllll, physical
illnclni' and InvciiUir nf the
ptme id bai-l.t'thnll,
Shu emtio front KniiMia re
cently to the with her brother,
".luck," nhjhlcal illrcctor in one
of tlio Illicit hChiMiN here.
Shu It 17 mid pi city. For morv
t tin ii IJ )cnrM nho Iiiih been till
able to M'o with her left ere. The
defect miin not notltviihlc mill
Iter ee urn moat atlractlti'.
While koIiu; lliroiiKli aomo ft.
civIm'.s Willi licr luiillicr In their
iiparlinent laat night, .Mlaa Nnl
aiiillli biinipcil her c)o on it bar
Instantly lu-r alght wan rcnlorcd.
TULSA U 'CRIPS'
Schmidt Has Four Regu
larn Out of Lineup, but
Will Show Fight
With honor for the aeaann ceri,
each having; won and loet a (turn In ,
the reeont ecrloe nt Kdniond, Titian
unlveraltv nnd Central normal baa
keleeia rtnah lonlkht ut Harwell arym ,
In the flrat of a two-Katne eriRnite- ,
Ii never lain but what It poll re.
Coki'Ii 1'rnticlH Hchnildt teal red the
truth of that old anw yeeterdny when
lie Hurled to urranxn hla lineup (or
the Central name, lie will hne four
retilllaiH out Capt. Ilainey Htepp
haa nut completely retovered fiom
an n'titck o( the flu, He waa up yea
lenlay but couldn't lake part In
practice. HIM MrNutt anil Harold
llalcofu, Ktinnla, and Tom Wllllmna,
center, aro InellKlble becauao of
Hut Hcbinlilt expeeta to k'.vk I'en
tial a battla never! Iieleaa. He will
liau Liiinb and llayhylle at forwartl.
Hrnwnfleld at center and Hhunatiuia
and Kerr nt Kuanl. lt.iyhylle and
Hhtiliiitonn are tlm two Indian" who
lerenlly were added to the reKtilar
etlinl, ami both llnvo been allow Itnf
faat liuprovemetil. lliownfleld la
Kulni; Rood nt center and Kerr la n
Illicit nlaax guard, In rcarrve
Hclunldt will have amnim others
"Itopo" I'erry, thn aitKHalve Tillaa
hlKh product, and Alblnn Hpeera, a
yoiinRater who hna been nliowlni;
Celitrara llnenii nt tho start prob
ably will be: Wallace and Hueaz,
forw'ntda: WlllUmnon, center, and
Iliaymer and Leforce, nuarda.
Huck" Miller of Jenka nnd 'Speed"
WIllliuiiH, regular forwarda for the
laat two yeora, will be In rcaervc.
I'rofeaeor Htern of KliiKflaher col
leiio will referee, Tho game will
Hturt ut H:30.
ToiiUhfa prel mlnitry Bame, which
will Htart at 7: 1 Ii. will bo between
the flrace M. 1.', team of the Hundny
echool league and thu "(Inlden Hull
doKa," a pickup unlveialty team
inndo up chic rly of football playerfi,
Uaturday nlKht'a preliminary will be
between thn colli'Ku frcahmcn and
Bambino, io Wind Up
s cii mi.'.. itr.t. I
NHW YOHK, Kob, 18. Thnttch
hn haa not alKiicd for 1922, Ilaho
Iliith apparently haa u fairly uccu
rato Idea of whero he etanda with
the Yankee club. Othcrwlnu hn
would hardly nhandtm his vaudeville
tour at thin time with approximately
three montha Intervening; before ho
can nppenr In a champlonahlp Kntne,
Huth'a declalnn to clruio hli vaude
vllle tour Haturday nlRht In Mil
waukee la not iitirlirlalpfi becauae lie
will need to Ret to work rlnlit away
It hn la tn be featured In the flrat
exhibition nami which In acheduled
for Mjirch is nt Now OrleunH. Up
to a week or two.iiRo Unbn con-
leliil'Intfd ratrlldlllK bin luill' mill Ie-
ferrliiK tralnliiR operntlonn until
April. HometliliiK hna happened to
make hrm available for tho March
exhibition In the Mouth.
The llninhlnn announced lila plana
In letter received nt tho Yankee
office yeaterdny. He cloaea hla act nt
the end of thla week nnd leaves for
Hot Hprlna Monday.
Frankie Adams Kayos
Cliff Clark in Third
S1IAWNI3R. Feb, 18. Fronklo
Adnma of Arkanaaa City knocked
out Cliff Clarke of Muakogeo In tho
third round of a aclieduled eight
round go before tho Shawnee Ath
letic club tonight. In tho aeml
wlndup, Young Wllltlo ot Shawneo
reored u technical knockout over
Marl: Unit of Oklahoma City when
Holt quit In thu first round.
In thu aecond preliminary, Youne
Fox ot Shawueu stopped Hubert
Stewart Wnnetto In tho third round
of their aclieduled four-round go.
Adama knocked Clarke out by a
aerh a of l ight uppercuta and a
straight right to thu chin. The
knockout came after ono minute and
i! hocondfl of the third round haJ
been fought. Previous to thu
knockout, aportlng writer at tho
ringiildii had glvan tlio lads a draw.
lld. Co let :nd ird Tie.
Haley t)o lit 110 Jtl
ltwabl 127 1 IK lit
lllalwood , Ill tit 3011 191
Witt , tt9 US ISO 411
Lucy Ill 111 lit 1ST
Totals .lilt "7l7 "jM Tso
I). !'. K It.
llernard . ...
Totala .. . .
tat lnd Ird Tla.
.III III 114
.iti sis i.stt
riiina for Itlflo Shoot.
WASHINGTON, l eb. IB. A com.
mltteo wits appointed today by the
national board for tho promotion of
rifle prnctico to fix' tho dato for
holding tho national rlfln matches at
Chiiip I'erry. Ohio, next atimmep and
to arrange matches for (election ot
a team to renrenint tho United
Statea In the International rlfte
matches to be conducted at Homo,
Italy, next Juno,
Sitjtler Hccllnea to Sign,
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Ftb, 1C
Frank Snyder, atnr catcher of tho
X'nve York Nntlonala tnntedit mi.
i nouueed that ho would not sign a
! contrnet until he had conferred with
'John Mctltaw, tho Ulunt's manager
win) is expected hero nuxt week at
iuu upuimiK in inu iruimiiaT peni'ii,
Snyder aald ho received n contract
from Giant heodquarteia several
days ago nnd added that ho did not
Intend to return It,
White ltcnilr for duckson.
, V. IIII.OVIU, I'llU, u. v imi iiw
White, local llghtwolelit, finished hla
otirn r- r i..Ai. ,a m.A.ll.
training Hero today and will leave
tomorrow for New York, where lie la
matched with Willie Jackson for a
bout in Madison Square Galdon next
YOr VK heard It anld that aii-ntid-ao had the brntta o? it government
mule. Hur. we nil have. Hut for pure, unmltlKnted nnd unadulter
ated call we nward the palm to A. I). Knelt, the windy mannR-T of
Andy Calmer, au-rallrd "Arlznnn Wildcat." Juat lamp tho followlnif
acreed, written by Hid Mercer for a Now York evening papr and ayndl
cated over tho country by tho International Nowa Hervlce of which Tho
World la a member:
"Kill Talnicr Is u'hImk Io bov'ultalii nt the Ciirilcn In it preliminary tn
(hi' Ilrlttoii-Shiulc Imbi'UKllo bookril for rebruary 17. I'nlmcr la tho
rii!U:il JoniiK ttt'ilcrn iiilildlcnelKht who Inlriiilmvil liliiraelf lo New
YorUt rs reccnlly hr aloppluif "Ilnllan .loo'' Cnna In I lie mtiiihI roiinil.
The (cat i'lnldlicil lilm na it filthier nnil Tc ltlcl.aril Ii now ca.-tlnt;
nbniit for it aiillaliti' opponciit for the newcomer, a
"AcciiiiIIiic to A, I), SackK, I'.ilincr'a inanucr, tlio well l.ninvn
"mlihllt'N" who iiuiitn In the upper ilrclca of New Yorb'H fllle aoclcty
Iiiimi Miitilcnly ilctclopcil nn iitri.tloii to rainier. They consider lilm
it Miluar npxinrl nnil do not nl-li lo anil their elovca on lilm.
"'rainier,' vvrllca Sat'Ua, 'la ml Itall.iu.Anicrkan, mcti Ul, ttdHliln
l.'a imiiiiiiIi. lie haa tit'tcr been fliMirt-tl or Itwt tleclilon. Of lila 0()
flulila HI lintci elided in knocktiiita, Tlicy call lilm (Ih Arlona Wildcat
In tho neat nnil aotilli, rthcrc he ha conCuctl lilt uctlt ltti- until it
cenllr. On the I'lH'lHr coiiat l'lilmcr waa reimrdcil na thn l'at mill
tl!i'wcllit allien Keti'licl'a tlmt'. Ilo t lalina no title, but ran heat the
man who iloca.
" 'Wo en me In laat week from Tulaa, xtlicrr rainier flattened Hal
tlltiK Orlccn In one round. Yon remember they cro touting OrtcKit
to thn kklca here about n year iiro. Mr man wldoni cim them o more
than three round. The Kid linil been matched with Mlko (liblmna,
but after tlM- Orteun bout Alike took air. J'o rxiM-c-tctl that. AIIUo
Mild lie :n alrk, nnd I Kucaa lie waa. ,lc(f Snilllt Mibatllntcil for lilm.
Smith welshed ton, I'nlinrr 1A1 and Smith had to rail on hla tine
trickH to Inat tho 1.1 rouiiila. lie clinched nnil held all the way.
"rainier wnuta action and Ih; bara no Icgltlmati) middlcwcicht,
(ilblMitik, Crrh, O'Dontl, (loenah, ltownlK-rK brln them on. As for
.loliiitiy WIImiii, I will Klve hint $5,001) Juat to Mop In thu ring with
rnlmcV, and iiiiIcm the Kid knocks lilm out I don't want n cent,
"Wo bate Just booked Into the (inrtleu for February 17. rainier
aliened IiIm contract nnil left It to Itlckiirtl to aelcct Ida opponent. That'a
the kind of u bird he la. Step rlRht (lila tiny, you mlddlevvclchl; (liat'a
nil we uak.'
"rainier cunclit the fiiucy of the Cartlcn fntit nnd proml-ct tn be
riiniii it Ii i; fntorlto here If he i ri t Iiiuoh nloni; the knockout lilt;liuuy.
He limy be n inning cliainp. Who know a'.' They all ntcp out of tho
AIN'T IT AWFUL? DID YOU KVKH. IN YOUK WIIOLK L1FK,
IlllAU ANYTHINO JIOKB AI1SUKI). 1IOUE lUDICl'LOt'SLY IMI'OH
HI11LK? WITHOUT WAITING FOR YOL'It ItKI'LY, WK'LL ANSWI2H
run you you did not. ,
If anma allele bo.-.-rlht maniiscr, hoiiio clever promotor, aomo plausible
fabricator with m ick'ntd for the truth, came out hero to provincial Okla
homa and put over aoniethlnr; like that It mlKht not aecm o ntrunxe.
Hut for a blR-tlme aportlnp; writer like Sid Mercer to fall for n windjammer
like Sacks well. It la to laugh.
Sacka' letter to Alcrccr would make it appear Hint rainier Is n regu
lar Tarj.ni, n kuockcroiit who cnrrlcx n sledge hammer In cither hand,
ilcuum of the tleaert whose baleful glare might semi a rattlcannku
cowering (n Ita hole.
Look out men! Thla la Hud Hill from Hitter Creek the further up the
worse they get, and ho comes from tho headwaters.
Sacks bnastH ot l'almer'H feat In knocking out poor old Battling Ortega
In ono round, Wonderful achievement. There jvas a tlmo when Ortega
was a tough nut, but THAT night anybody who walked up and gave him a
healthy shove could have scored tho hanie victory, Ortega was not In the
ring that night Just his shell,
"Palmer was then matched with ClbbnnB but' Gibbons took tho
nlr," continues Sacks, "and Jeff Smith substituted." The truth ll that
Jock Malono was billed to fight Palmer but was on a hunting trip in tho
wild- of Mlnne:otar.nd couldn't ho located. So Smith nvouted in hi
The most unitizing thing about the whole Sacks letter Is that part
referring to ,leff Smith. "Smith had to call on all hla'Ting tricks to
lust the 15 riiimiMr" said Sacks, "lie clinched nnil held all the way."
Haw, haw, haw. If ever ono leather pusher gate iiiioiIkt n genteel
ilrcfslng-tltmu, .left Smith uilinliilslcreil one to rainier. He ixndtlvi'ly
toyiil with the Kid. rainier couldn't get through Smith's defense at
all, nnil Smith hit rainier whenever and wherever he desired. Nearly
ever) body who saw the fight thought Smllli could liac put l'nlmcr
nwny hnil ho desired. Tho veteran wits merciful with tho joutli. That's
all there la to It.
Tho only tlmo a Olbbona-I'Mmer match was seriously considered here
waa about Ihreo months previous. Gibbons agreed to como to Tulsa nnd
meet the Kid for a guarantee of Jl.fJOO. This wos a very reasonable offer,
(rom a top-notcher llko Gibbons, and Matchmnkor Newman 'of tho Oil
City A. C. ot once ngreed to it. HUT MIL SACKS, I'ALMEK'S MANAGER.
TUHNKU THK MATCH DOWN. It was generally agreed that'.Sacks con
sidered rainier too Inexperienced at the tlmo to take on Gibbons. Nobody
blamed lilm for It.
nut enough' You can draw your own conclusions arid form your own
Impressions, such a Joko doesn't neod discussion. Just laugh. Thut's all.
Don't gv( hi wrong. We luive nothing nt nil against rainier. Wo
Were Just na glad as anybody else to mo w hero ho btopKil Italian Joo
Onus In the wcond round. We think l'nlmcr Is u atrong joiiog battjer
wim tuny nehleo aomo prominence. Wo know ho la mi itpstunding
youth who nlwn-s gin's lila beat when he gets In the ring. Palmer
himself has our beat wishes for auceeaa. Y'e only dealru lo call alten-
iioti in mo millennia rnnungs of
Handily, 45 to 251
Sapulpa high school defeated
Henryetta high at S.ipulpa laat night
by the ncoro of 4S to 25. The Sa
pulpa b.isketeer's outclassed tho
Henryetta cagers throughout, tho
game not being In doubt at anytime,
Jones of Sapulpa waa tho star point
getter fog the Hluo nnd Wblta whllo
Ford did well on tho defense, Free
was tho star for Henryetta, scoring
19 points. This Ut the first time this
season that Henryetta has been de
feated. Friday night Sapulpa takes on Mc
Aleater nt Sapulpa In n conference
game. Henryetta plays Jenks to
night. Lineup and summary.
Sapulpa. Mo) I'oa. Henryetta 2S)
Jones (e) F With vim
Caywood F Frco
McCrady .' C Draper
Morris G, Manncy
Ford G.'.... Huthoford
Goals from field Jones S, Mc
Cr.tdy tl, Morris 4, Caywood 2. Free
8, Draper 1j
Free throws .McCrady S out of 7,
Jones none out of 1. Free 3 out of
S, Draper 3 out ot S Wllhelm 1 out
Substitutions Key for Wllhelm,
Sohwats for Rutheford.
Keferee, Hrewer of O, V,
Three Straight for Kniisns.
DKS MOINES. Iowa, Feb. 16,
Kansas university bv mentis jif n
steady, consistent offense, won its I
third straight .Missouri Valley
basketball gamo In as many day
whon It defeated Drako university
hero tonight, 2S to 13.
Sand Springs h. Ilrlatow,
Sand Springs meets Drlstow Fri
day night at Sand Springs, lloth
boys and girls teams of both schools
will be In action. Tho girls' game
will start at 7:30 o'clock and thej
boys will follow immediately after.
His ccoentrlo manager.
HE'S THE BEST
CLTS l'F.HFliCT UAMK.
TOLKDO, Ohio, Feb. 10 What
la claimed wis n rccortl fait In
Ivowllng was the (M-rfcct ocorc
IhihIciI by Sid Sherman ot this
city. In n match game here Inst
night, Rolling one bull with his
right hand mid the next with Ids
left, Sherman knocked down 12
straight strikes. He is normally
Tulsa High Cage
Crew to Wichita
For Fray Tonight
After severn! week-ends of work
on tho homo court Tulsa high
school's basketball quintet will In
vade enemy country today and to
morrow, playing Wlchlttt, Kan to
night and stopping off nt Pawhusku
nn tho return trip for a gamo Sat
Cexich' Rau has kept his men busy
at prartlo nil this week and put
them through an unuiually heavy
program yesterday Just before' de
parting for Kansas, Tho-hoys were
filled with confidence after their
victor' over Snpulpa last Friday and
expect to add a couple more scalps
to their belt.
At Houston. Texas Texas Aggies
15, Rice Institute 6,
At Shawnet. Durant Normal 14,
Baptists 3C. '
At Waco, Texas Haylor uni
versity 34, Oklahoma Aggies 21.
, , f
Of German Invention Is a pistol
that discharges a Jet of gas to oc
tlngulsh a fire or repel a highwayman.
n Fast-Moving 12-Round Bout
CUB TEAM YOUNG
Manager Kill if er to Give
.Recruits Chance for
CHICAGO. Feb, 1C Nino am
bitious ball tor-cis made up the nil
wmco guaid J)t the Chicago Cubs
which got away today for thu spring
training grounds at Catullna Island,
Seven others, will Join thn, party
nt Knnsus City. Six more will bo
picked up nt Los Angeles and the
Niund'wlll begin nctlve training on
Hy LUTHER A. HUSTON
CHICAGO, Feb, 16. It will bo n
youthful ball club that will decorats
tho' Cub's north side diamond when
the Cubs nru at homo this season.
President Hill Veeck and Munagor
Hill Kllllfer make no secret that
they 11111 building up and that youth
Is going lo be served In tho Ilrulti
camp, Hecatise of this nn unusually
largo flock of rookies nro Included
In the Cubs' retinue.
In the outfield tho big noicc Is ex-
w,.,(A.I (n l,n A ...... 1. 1 Ul,,l In. .liri.
i I'CLll ll irv oiiiuiii UUOH ', "I'ui'i
eight players and sumo cash was
turned over to the Los Angeles club.
Stnts; will have n hard tlmo living
up to tho reputation that publicity
has built up for him, but If he edit
hit .300 and field na lie did in tho
coast league ho will bo tho regular
guardian of ono of tho outposts.
1 Another Coast leaguer wno wwi
I probably start tho season ns an out
field tegular Is "Hack" Miller, the
son of Sebastian, famous In othr
unys as a strong man. "Hack" was
with Oakland last year nnd achieved
soma repute as a wlclder of thu
mace, hitting something llko .370 In
tho long Const season.
Flack Holds lU-rth.
Max Flnck probably will hold Mi
Job as. the regular right fiulder, nnd
Turner Harbcr will linger ns utility
man. Harbor ran also play first
base, so ho Is handy to have around.
Twombly and Sullivan, of Inst year's
outfield, already have been trans
ferred to Los Angeles In the deal tot
Statz, "Red" Thomas, a Texas
youth, who showed considerable
spoeit but not much hitting prowess
lit tho closing games of the lnat sea
son, also will try for a Job In tho
It is In the Infield" Hint tho young
sters nro to havn tlielr day. Oscar
Ray Grimes, first baseman, inndo
good with tho Cutis last year Jargely
uecanso no nit tuc nan wttn consiu
erablo emphasis. Ha may hold on to
his Job, but there will bo a couple of
youngsters, fighting to crowd him
out. Grimes is steady nnd depend
nblo but lacks speed.
At second bnae It Is nn excellent
bet that there will ho a new faco this
year. Tlio veteran, Zeb Terry, who
guarded the sack last year. Is slow
ing up; his legs are beginning to fall
Although ho led tho third h.iso
men of tho National league In field
ing last year and hit for about .290,
It la no cinch that Charley Deal will
bu buck nt the hut corner this year,
llollpchcr nt Short.
CliarUy Hollocher probably whl
remain Alio team's shortstop. Hol
locher Is still a 'young mnn and a
mighty capablo player, but his ef
forts at times last season seemed
rather lackadaisical. If he falls In
with thu new spirit ho may hold his
in tho event that Deal Is kept on
third l-a no and Hollocher nt short It
Is likely that Johnny Kclloher will
bo tho regular second baseman. Kcl
loher Is a scrappy 'Turk," who
played utility roles last season and
won a homo with Cub fans. It la
difficult to seo how ho can bo kept
out of tho regular lineup.
I Tho youngster who Is likely to
crowd a veteran out of an Infield
Job Is Carter Elliott, who camo to
the Cubs as n shortstop. Elliott
i showed n world of speed In tho clos
ing games of 1921, and if ho cnu
hit In big league stylo ho will win a
I Job. Harney Frlberg, erstwhllo out
I fielder, who was converted by Otto
I Knabo nt Kanras City Into a second
i baseman may nlso land a regular
Kllllfer to Catch.
Manager' Hill Kllllfer nnd Hob
' O'Farroll will attend to tho bulk of
Grover Cloveland Alexander, tho
1 "big smoke'i of tho pitching depart
1 ment, did not do so well last year
and thcro aro'susplctons that Alex
I has' about reached tho end ot his
I rope. If Alex falters tho burden will
i be all on tho youngsters, "Speed"
, Martin, who always has been and
proDauiy always win no erratic, Be
ing the only restraining veteran.
Of tho youngsters great things arc
expected ot Virgil Cheovcs, right
hander, nnd I'ercy Jones, left
hander. Jones Is expected to bo the
success ot Dig Jim Vaughn as
tho star, port skier ot tho staff.
Coaches Vole Against
Goal After Touchdown
NEW YOHK, Feb. 16. Abolish
ment of the present practice of kick
ing goal after a touchdown was
unanimously approved by collegiate
football coaches meeting hero yes
terday with members of tho rules
commltteo which will consider
1 changes In tha present football code
at Its March meeting.
MnJ. Charlei Daly ot We-st Tolnt.
author of tin proposal, suggested
in at inateait oi mo goal nurr tuuen
down (lie scoring team bo allowed to
put tho ball on the 15-yard line.
Then with both teams lined up In
I fcltiimniTii fnemftllmi thn uoorlne
team would have tho option of scor
ing the additional point by either a
ruil, forward pass or a place kick.
Adopted by Southern
MEMPHIS. Teiin., Feb. 16. The
Southern association club owners at
a ineetlnir which concluded early to-
litflv ndnnlAil n rvlnvlnir KChoilllln of
154 games for this season, The sea
son begins April 12, with Memphis
at Littlo Rock, Nashville at Hlr
mlngham, New Orleans at Mobile
and Atlanta at Chattanooga, and
ends September 14.
The schedule was prepared by
Mlko Finn, unofficial schedulo mak
er of the association, after numerous
,Oniy if. Shade
In Title Ring Goj
Davo Shade. San Francisco welter,
who gavo Jack Hrltton. welterweight
champion a great tussle In Portland.
Ore., nlno montha ago, will get an
other crack at tho champ In New
York Friday night. Shado is only
Nothing So Badly
As a Good Fight
NEW YOnK, Feh. 10. "I would
rather fight 10 battles a month than
show f Ivo times ono day. I must
earn a Jiving In some legltlmato way.
,If no ono will fight me, I must do
something to keep tho wolf from the
Thus did Champion Jack Dempsey
declare himself hero today about his
theatrical work and his desire to get
some "real" work, a scrap in tho
squared arena with somo battler
worthy of a chanco at tho title.
Champion Jack, piloted by Man
ager Jack Kcarns, itlans to stay In
New York for about a month look
ing for an opponent. If ho falls to
Kind ono, ho mny accept ono of the
many theatrical orrers being made
him here or ho may, cross .tho Atlan
tic In tho hopo of drawing an Eui-q-penn
heavy Into tho ring with hlin.
"Did you ever stop to think how It
feels to bo world's champion?" quer
"Once you reach tlio plnnnclo of
the profession, every other fighter
gets tho Idea you nro unbeatable.
They all sidestep you.
"Ileforo I boat Jess Wlllard quite
a few heavyweights thought I was
a 'setup.' Just as goon as I took tho
crown from big Jess they all began
crawling Into their bombproof dug
outs. "You may tell tho public that I
am more than tired of appearing as
a footilght favorite. I Intend to seo
the Greb-Gibbons fight nt the Gar
den on March 13 and will probably
battle tho winner."
Hurley nnil .Martin .Matched.
Special to The World.
CUSHINO, Feb. 16. Jack Hurley
of Tulsa and Powco Martin of Okla
homa 'City have been secured hero
for tho main bout of tho first-boxing
show to bo staged under tho
auspices of tho American Legion of
this city. Efforts to secure Rev
erend Hiackman of Chanute, Kan.,
to referee the bout nro being' mado
by tho local post.
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Fcattlllng tho card la tli
raco at iivo-alxteentha. 1- .
nf tho six dogs' listed likes
tance. Cinder Path, Sunbur
' ar h
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tcenths mllo Friendly Queen, You
Tell Em Flirt, Oknnai llusy Manager,
Shoo String, Handsome Fortune.
Second race, purse $30, one-fourth
mllo lluth-Fllrt. Sltkum, TuIm
Olrl, Cheerful Moments, Domino,.
Long Goodlo. '
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Heer, Oakland Hub.
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teenths mile Cinder Path, Sunburn,
Ernest Wild Hill, Leopold, Oakland
Hnnnah, Sitting Bull.
Fifth race, purso $30, one-fourth
milt Jesserue. Ollvo Cannon, Ki
pling lthymc, Collars, Warlock S
Sixth race, purso $20, three n.
tcenths mile Hilly Ray, Rush Rcu
pen. Lord Holpum, DIUo Dick,
Alva Hungers Win.
NEWTON. Kan., Feb. i . The
Alva, Okla., Rangers defeated Hcthel
collego In basketball hero last nlgli.,
34 to 24. Stewart ond Frnndree
starred for tho Hangers.
Gibbons to Meet .Murphy.
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