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THE HERALD'S SPORTING NEWS THIRTY RUNNERS ENTER MARATHON LOS ANGELES-TO-VENICE RACE ATTRACTS MANY AMATEUR LONG DISTANCE WINNERS START Local Athletic Club Annual Event for Washington's Birthday Looks Like a Record Breaker The closing of entries In the Ven'ce to-Los Angeles Marathon race, to be held Washington's birthday under the auspices of the Los Angeles Athletic club, shows that thirty-odd long dis tance runners will toe the mark at starting time in front of the Athletic club annex at Venice. Among them ■will be several of foreign reputation. ■who will compete for the first time in this country, while many others have already made a name for themselves along the long route in Southern Cali fornia. Among those of foreign distinction who will make their first appearance In athletic competition in this country are Alf Jones of England and Harry Leech of Australia. Jones w:ll rim under the colors of the G. R. C. of Nottingham, and while representing tflat organiza tion in long distance events in the old country he broke the tape in two firsts over the full Marathon distance and tron three five-mile events in succes sion. The Australian, while looking 1 every inch the winner, save his Aus tralian record in the following curt | sentence: "I have won several long dis tance races in Australia, but this is my first appearance in this country." One sturdy little fellow who will have to be reckoned with at the finish is L. McMurray, who will run as a special representative of the Tufts-Lyon sport ing- goods house. Although he failed tn show better than sixth ia the IS-mile event during Elks' week at Ascot park, his constant training since then should place him among the foremost at the f.n.'sh. Another star of the Elks' week distance event is George B. Haggert, unattached, who finished in second place then. Many pick him us a pos sible winner, and it is a certainty that he will carry the responsibility of nu merous wagers when he lines up for the starting pistol shot. Undoubtedly the most interesting character entered is Grover Braden, who is registered unattached. Braden is a blue-blooded Yankee from Boston, where he competed in the Boston Mara thon of 1906. finishing third, and later, | in 1909 finishing in the same, position in the Pittsburg long distance event. Ow ing to the extreme could during this race, the thermometer registering only X 2 above zero, the suffering of the con testants was almost beyond human en durance. Those who did finish did so with icicles attached to their clothing and with blood oozing- from their legs. "California for mine," said Braden. %vhen relating that experience. "This is the ideal climate for the Marathon stunt." Italy will be well represented In Guido Calligaro and B. Raphael, the former already having figured as a crack among the local long-winded joggers, having won the Italian labor race of March 28, and since then ho finished fifth in the Mount Wilson climb. Raphael was the only contend er for first honors in the Italian labor race, finishing strongly in second place. Througli this strong representation of the local Italian element it ia expected that there will be a goodly array of spaghettites along the route of the race, chsering lustily for their countryman. Another who may be a serious con tender for the honors is Lew Pennock, a, Frisco lad, who recently won a five mile race in the northern metropolis, running under the colors of the Olym pic club. Lew is entered in thi.s race as a local T. M. C. A. entry- An unat tached contestant who also may prove a strong finisher is Edward Mathis, who has covered the route of this race before, finishing third in the last Loa Angeles-to-Venice Labor day race. Al though some of the entrants may have a little better record than the others nicking a winner in. this race is the hardest proposition of the year, and the dopester who claims lie can figure this event is either a near relative of A. Mutt or has been hitting the hop. All have a good chance. # .* » """JACKSONVILLE RESULTS JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. Feb. IS.—Racing at Monerlef park proved another "early biro 1" day for the layer*, the. talent belne severely trounced. SuTnmary: l"!iFt ra,e, three and a half furlongs—Tal lahassee won. Trull second. May Wood third; tlms :43. Second race, seven furlong?—Tivollnl won, Miss Herbert second. Havre third; time Third race. one mile—Pager won, Collis Orms!>y second, Pulka third; time IM2 1-5. Fourth race, five and a half furlongs—John Griffin won. Pooler lu-d becond, Tom Met- Grath third; time 1:07 ]-".. Fifth race, Bix furlongs—Karl's Coirt won. Judge Cabaniss second, Ceremonious third; time 1:14 4-5. Sixth race, mile and seventy yards—Earl of XtichmcTid won. F.ltiin second, Queen Lead third; time 1: IX 3-f.. Never $3.00 Yes! It's the Same Fine Hat $3.00 Everywhere Else Always $2.50 Here f La Touche 1 I 256 S. Broadway, Near 3d I Amateur Long-Distance Cracks Who Will Try for Honors in Los Angeles to Venice Race «v':Jj:H'":-:::i v":^?:C':: ■>«.':'-:-:::'-.'':': I>> ■■"-' ->■'.■ : ■■Vl'11:i 'v -v--^ .-':'":: "' .: ';■■■".■■:•;■■:" v- .; ■■ . ''■"','". "■■'■■ ."■-. '.<■ ■: :-'1 ■■ '':-: -:-i_. '■ . ;-.. ''•■•'--.> .■■'■■ ■: >' f >": .:' :. '■"■ >'■>■■: ;: '^ '■:■'■ ■:; :■ . ■"'- .-.-.'; ; -■'■ -4: 1 ■' i:'-''- 1;;.. :-■ ■ '■' '■* \M i^i It 1 Ol '- «W X S ■ SB S3 !■' J^jl i. m. w. n., *unu •«. ..oi i a-,unnjb, <->. o. <>v or San uiego; leoriio Arngoni, unattached: L. McMurray. Tufts-Lyon company; B. Raphael, unattached. Center, left to right—Edward Mathis, unattached; George B. Haggert, unattached; Charles Roclair, W. H Hoe. gee company: Harry Leech, unattached; Grover Braden, unattached. Lower, left to right—Alf Jones, G. R. C. of Nottingham, England; Guido Calligaro, unattached; Lew Pennock, Y. M. C. A.; E. H. Pennock, Y. M. C. A.; Howard Hoff, unattached RIALTO GOSSIP Jay Davidson ANOUNCEMENT that Alfred Do Oro, the billiard and pool wizard, will give exhibition plays at these games at Morley's Spring street parlors next Monday and Tuesday nights has aroused renewed interest in the games in this city. DeOro yesterday enter tained quite a crowd of billiard follow ers with some fancy shots while get ting in practice for his exhibition games. He showed several shots that wore original with him and truly re markable in their execution and accu racy. Ono will sit mouth-open and wide-eyed while watching this wizard of the cue even in practice. He prac tices every afternoon at Morley's, and for the last two or three days has had a large crowd of fans as spectators. Efforts are being made to Induce Billy Spinks to play with DeOro, but the old-time billiard expert hardly cares to get back in the limelight again and is a bit stubborn. He is playing a remark ably strong balk-line game now, and thinks lightly of thfee cushions as a scientific! game. He fears that to play three cushions now would interfere with his balk-line form. He undoubt edly will acquiesce in the universal demand of the fans for him to play DeOro, however, and if he does this match will be the classiest exhibition ever pulled off in the southwest. Sam Appel, quite a balk-line artist and some pumpkins at three cushions, allowed himself to be coaxed into play ing Spinks at balk-line yesterday and became disgusted at himself for doing so. He said that he was filling the part that the dummy hand takes in bridge, merely shooting whenever Spinks became weary of scoring. Arrangements have been completed for staging a boxing exhibition tonight at the Oakwood hotel, Arcadia, when Louis Reiss and Joe Rogers will furnish the main event at forty-five rounds. Monte Attell, who is training at Arca dia, will referee the bout, considering it as a workout for him, owing to the distance the boys are expected to trav el. The show starts at 8:30 o'clock and will be staged at popular prices. Paul Roman and Chick Duffy are be- Ing talked of for a welterweight scrap at one of the early shows at MeCarey's club. Matchmaker Hancock has made an offer for the match, realizing that it would furnish an attractive card, and It probably will be closed today. Duffy la c touirh fighter and Roman has al ready won himself a h»me with the fans by his recent showings. Both boys know the game by heart, and it is hoped that negotiations will end suc cessfully. Jeems Moiley hns preparr-d quite ,i. KENNEDY HAS NARROW ESCAPE FROM DEATH Crack Jockey Falls with Mount at the Finish and Is Stepped on by Several of the Horses JUAREZ, Mex.. Feb. 18.—Jockey Kennedy narrowly escaped death when his mount. Cheswardine, was thrown at the finish of the closing event at Ter- ] razas park today. Kennedy fell in the middle of the field and several horses, stepped on him. He escaped with a, bad shaking up and'several bruises.' Summary: First race, selling, six furlongs— Judge Bhortall, 109 (Mondan), won; George Guyton, 109 (Garner), second; Elder, 108 (Smith), third; time 1:13 4-5. Second race, selling, seven furlongs—Mrs. Nugent, 10! (Austin), won; Don Hamilton, 103 (Kennedy), second; C. J. Cox, vri (McCarthy), third; time 1:26 4-5. Third race, selling, four furlongs—Solito, 98 (Molesworth), won; Cat, 93 (Benescoten), sec ond; Oeohtnlcht, 101 (Rice), third; time :47 4-3. Fourth race, six furlongs—Countless, 103 (Rice), won; Glen Helen, 105 (Kennedy), sec- I ond; German Silver, 103 (McCahey), third; time 1:11. Fifth race, five furlongs—Meddling Hannah, 94 (Mondan), won; Ocean Queen. 80 (Garner), second; Light Knight, 10" (Molesworth), third; time :40 8-5. Sixth race, selling, seven furlongs—Kopek, 107 (Rice), won; Tom Franks, 103 (MoCahey), second; Niblick, 107 (Austin), third; time 1:M 3-5. MANY TIGERS IN TRAINING PRINCETON, N. J., Feb. IS.—More than a half hundred men reported at the gymnasium yesterday to Head Coach Roper to hear plans for spring football training •outlined. Practice this spring will be much more exten sive than heretofore, and from now on there will be training Monday, Wednes day and Friday of each week. The work will consist of light exercise and callisthenics in the gym, followed by cross country runs. T.OS ANGELES HERALD: SATIIiI) VY MORNING, FEBHUAHY Ift. 1010. treat for his patrons tomorrow at the, Ship hotel, Venice, in the nature of song and music. He has engaged the White city trio, ono of Uie famous mu sical organizations of the day, and will have them on duty Sunday afternoon, for one week on trial. Whether the ex periment will be a success or otherwise is not known, as it costs a small bar rel to get the trio, but Jeems is opti mistic, anyway. Turret, winner of the Derby trial yes terday at Emeryville, seems to be get ting back into his best form again and will be hard to trim from now on. Last winter he was something of a devil in his own company, and just now there Is hardly anything running up there that can beat him at anything like equal weights. Jeffries picked up a nice Uttlp sum for his latest theatrical tour, receiving $62,812 for his time, and should have a very fat bank roll now as one direct result of the beating Jack Johnson gave Tommy Burns. Not less than a quarter of a million dollars will cover his profits from the results of that fight it he and Johnson meet July 4. He Is a fine fellow and deserves It, and It Is gratifying to note that the retired and unbeaten champion will get some of the emoluments of his office that he seemed destined to lose when he retired because there was nobody in his class to fight him. With more than thirty runners en tered in the big Los Angeles-to-Venice race for next Tuesday, and all of them mom or less famous for past perform ances over long distances, the event should be more interesting than ever and probably will furnish a tighter finish. This year they will start at the club annex and finish at the club housa on South Spring street, instead of starting from Los Angeles as in the past. Quite a likely bunch of runners are available now for the running events that will form a portion of the sports card arranged at Pasadena for Wash ington's birthday. There are about twenty horses there and nearby that are available, and it la understood that a majority of them will be entered in the events. The races should furnish plenty of excitement for lovers of the thoroughbred sport. Nearly every piker and plunger In Los Angeles had a bet on Meltondale when that hound won Thursday at Em eryville. Somebody slipped the tip in by wire and it got into immediate cir culation, with the result that a consid erable bunrh of idle money was put back into circulation. NATIONALS AGREE UPON 154 GAMES Finally Arrive at an Agreement for Short Season and Will Make Only a Few Minor Changes NEW YORK, Feb. 18.—The National league magnates this afternoon adopted a resolution calling for a 154-game schedule. The schedule previously pre pared for 154 games was not adopted, but will be used as a basis for a new schedule. Tho committee is now mak ing changes in the schedule, which will seek to effect more satisfactory playing dates for the Chicago and St. Louis clubs. SACRAMENTO FANS HISS JEFF AT DEPOT SACRAMENTO, Feb. IS.—Jim Jeffries was hissed last night at the local depot by fans who had (fathered to cheer and whoop it up for him as lie passed through, The change of heart was caused-by the refusal of the big- fighter to show himself to the crowd. Several hundred prtaa ring authorities took this show of indifference very much to heart. JEFFRIES RECEIVES LARGE SUM FOR THEATRICAL TOUR * ■ CHICAGO, Feb. James J. * * Jeffries received $62,912 "• as his ♦ * share of the proceeds from the * * tour which ended recently, accord- * * ins to a statement Issued 1 jester- ♦ <• day by ,H. , 11. Frazee, his man- + ager. According to the statement ♦ + the proceed* of the tour amounted * *to $203,712. • ' ■ ■ ' . * ***♦**<• ****** •>***♦♦ CUNAND COLT WINS DERBY TRIAL IN MUD Easily Runs Over His Field in Emery. ville Feature, Stepping Fast Seven Furlongs in Unfav. orable Going OAKLAND, Feb. 18.—The Derby trial was the feature of the card at Emery ville today and it resulted in an easy victory for Turret, the favorite. The son of Cunard ran over his field in the final furlong, winning from Chester Crum and Balronla. Taplin was much in evidence, riding three winners in a row. Summary: First race, Futurity course, selling— TA Mo lino. SS (Kederls), won; Rustling Silk, 102 (Rooney), second; Boda, 91 (Thomas), third: tirno 1:12. Eanrose, Bucolic. Burnell, May Pink, Duke of Milan, Blanche C, Lady Renn selaer, Maud McG. and Coriel also ran. Second race, Futurity course—Radation, OS (Taplin), -won; No. Quarter, 109 (Smith), sec ond; Argonaut, 108 (Mentry). third; time 1:11 4-r.. tSeel, St. Francis, Trocha, Bill Slay ham, Dovalta und Father Fowney also ran. Third race, mile and an eighth—Desperado, 99 (Taplin), won; French Cook, 96 (Glass), second; Sir John, 101 (Walsh), third; time 1:64. Aks-ar-ben. Sink Spring, Silver Line and Robeeka also ran. Fourth race, seven furlongs, Derby Trial- Turret, 103 (Taplin), won; Chester Krum. 101 (Mentry), second; Balronla, 105 (Vosper), third; time 1:27 2-5. Lewiston, Vlrgie Capso, Alder Gulch, Pico Blanco, Miles, Dr. Dougherty and Intellect also ran. Fifth race, one mile, selling— Glennadeane, S8 (Kedorls), won; Bryce, 107 (Shilling), sec ond; Peggy O'Neal, 105 (JanHcn), third; time 1:42 3-5. Charles Green, Dalloy, HI Col Cap, Flavigny, Redwood 11, Surety and Lanita also ran. Sixth race, five furlongs, purs?— Phil Mohr, 114 (Page), won; Descendant, 114 (Mcntry), second; Babe Neely, 112 (BoreD, third; time 1:00 4-5. Directello, Clrco, Sully, Clara Sal, Bjifpl, Kid North and Ormund Cunningham also ran. EMERYVILLE ENTRIES First race. Futurity course, selling—Ca diehon, Pretension, Paul Clifford, I'imklm, 111 each; Salvage, 106; Faneuil Hall, 107; Jim Cafforata, 9.V; Royal N., 114; Silk, 93; Myles O'Connell, OS; Mollie Montrose, 109; Salomy Jane, 100. Second race. Futurity course, selling—Thistle Belle, Cotyotto, 105 each; Banorclla, Regina Arvl, 93 each; Novgorod, 107; Hampass, 110; Arthur Hyman, E. M. Fry, Tilllnshast. Bur lelgh, 111 each; Rcy el Tovar, 98; Milpitas, 114. Third race, six furlonsrs, soiling—Lady Pan cliita, 101; Grace G., Amethyst, St. Avon, Likely Dieudonne, 108 each; Marburg, 111; Ellerd, 103; Spoon, 108; Sewcll, 113; Sainost, 93. Fourth race, one mile, Stockton handicap— Silver Knight, lu7; Jeanctte M., 100! Fort Johnson, 114; Orbicular, 112; Bubbling Water, 110; Old Mexico, 88. Fifth race, mile and seventy yards, selling— Onatassii, 08; Round and Round, 107; Judge Quinn, 94; Servicenee, 105; Right Sort, Hush Money, W»olen, 95 each; Colbert, 00; Bishop W., NX; Raleigh, 111; Keep Moving, 113. Sixth race, five iinl a half furlongs, purse— Jim Hamia, R. A. McCurdy, 93 each; W. V. Brumby, 91; W. T. Overtoil, 100; Elizabeth Harwood, 56; Rosslare, 103; Galvesta, SS; Rey Hindoo, lf"j. JUAREZ ENTRIES First race, six furlongs—Hidden Hand, 107; Rublola, 104; Bertmont, Gibson, Gee Whls, Force, 102 each; Tod. Regard!, 99 each; Alten berg, Barney Oidneld, 97 each. Second race, one mile—George Young, 110: Sabado, 107; Duchess of Montebello, 106; Gun ston, Grover W., 102 each; Precise, Maureta nlii, 100 each; Daisy Green, 90. Third race, 2-ycar-lolds, three and a. half furlongs—Outfielder, Juarez, Barney M., Print:.; Wither*, 10S each; Dreamy, Klnfolks, Uncle P.en, Mary Rudd, Marks, Rampant, Kx actly. Cat, Ban Ann, 105 each. Fourth race, six furlongs—Glorio, 121; Marchmonet, 112; Meddling Hannah. Early Tide, 103 each; Al Muller, 97; Lomond, 96. Fifth race, selling, six furlongs—Ethel Day, 107; Apron, 105; Gladys liOulse, 100; Star Beam, Mlnnolettc, Belle of Brass, 98 each; L,ady Ade laide, 96; Bantronia, 93. Sixth race, mile and a furlong—Wolfertnn, 111; Alma Boy, 110; Fantastic, 109; Bon Ton, Gerrymander, 106 each; Bliss I.lda, IA8; Knight Blaze, 100; The Slicker, The Thorn, 97 each; Miss vigilant, u5. RESULTS AT TAMPA TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 18.— Two favor ites rewarded the talent at Tampa Bay track today, but the other lour win ners were well played. Jockey Nlcolal was badly injured when The Clown fell at the turn for home In the fifth race. Summary; Ftrst race, five furlongs—Hiss Elliott won, Rwtleaa Lady second, Dorothy K. third; time 1:06 1-5. Second rac«. three furlongs-Blanche Ring won. Jlerlha D. second, Orella third; time :38 1-3. Third raco, five antl a tmlf furlnnga—Bale phfd won, Niantic second, Creusu third; time 1:113--.. Fourth rnco, five and a half furlongß—l^a Olorla won, Alencon second, Caltha third; time 1:114-5. Filth race, six furlongs—Dry Dollar won, Occidental second, Algiue third; tlmo 1:19. Sixth racf, six furlongs—Tamar wen, -\>bu loub second, Masks ami Faces third; time 1:18 2-5. It'll v tur to .secure a Bargain In • OM4 automobile, through went adverti»tn«. v II ■i«d to b«-«n<l itlll U-tg incur* a nor»« ' »nC carrlwf4.. " ,3 /,"/!', MISS SUTTON WINS AT TENNIS EASILY DEFEATS MISS MYER IN SINGLES SAN FRANCISCO WOMAN UNABLE TO GET A SET Devotees of Sport Expect May Sutton and Miss Hazel Hotchkiss to Play in Finals for Cham pionship [Special to The Herald.] LONG BEACH, Feb. 18.—The second annual tennis tournament at the Hotel Virginia began this afternoon with a. duplication by Miss Florence Sutton of her victory at Coronado recently over Miss Qolda Myer of San Francisco. Today Miss Sutton won two straight si'is. «-.i, 6-4, while in the Coronado match the sunny-haired racquet wield er from tin- Bay city took the second sat, G-4, but lr>st the last of the match by a love score. The Virginia courts were cool this afternoon and few of the spectators lingered long. T-ha temperature waa unusual, and tomorrow doubtless will be much warmer. The coolness, how t\t r, put life Into the playing, and what there was of it was ttrst class. Only four matches were played—Miss Florence Sutton vs. Miss Myer, Miss Mary Browne vs. Mrs. Bruce, Miss Browne vs. Mrs. Palmer, and Ward Dawson vs. L. F. Johnson. Miss Florence led all the way through the first match with Miss Myer, the latter not playing the tennis of which she Is capable. Miss Sutton outpointed her repeatedly, but it was evident Miss Myer was not at her best. In the sec ond set, however, Miss Myer rallied and showed the class which she has exhibited in San Francisco and other tourneys. She drove the balls hard into deep corners and was accurate in her lobs. It was a close fight for most of the match, but Miss Sutton succeed ed in finding her opponent's drives suf ficiently to come out in the lead. Miss Myer is the best woman player in the. north, with the exception of Miss Hazel Hotchkiss, who was to arrive tonight to do her part In claiming honors for the north. It was announced this after noon that the championship in women's singles will be played off next Tues day afternoon, February 22, the last day of th© meet. This match, it natu rally Is supposed, will be between Miss May Sutton and Miss Hotchkiss. The semi-finals will be played Monday afternoon, it is believed. The match today between Mrs. B. O. Bruce and Miss Mary Browne brought out some pretty tennis. The first set ran nip and tuck for a -while. Miss Browne playing a hard and scientific game, but Mrs. Bruce's skill proved too much for her. Each player made sensational drives and returns. The first set was won by Mrs. Bruce, 6-2. while the second set, which ran along In much the same way, went to her by the score of G-3. Miss Mary Browne wen her match with Mrs. Palmer of Hollywood and Long Baech by scores of 6-0, 6-1. Miss Browne's skill enabled her to win from her opponent with comparative ease The only men's match of the day was won handily by Ward Dawson from L. F. Johnson, 6-1, 6-2. Dawson was ac curate in his drives and lobbed with his backhand stroke, steadily pulling away from his rival. Miss May Sutton appeared on the courts this afternoon as a spectator. Games were defaulted today as fol lows: Mis Alice Ryan to Mrs. B. O. Bruce, Miss Marie. Freesa of Los An geles to Miss Florence Sutton. Both matches defaulted were first round affairs. J. G. Drake and George C. Flint of the Seaside Investment company, own ers of Hotel Virginia, yesterday brought to the hotel and placed on exhibition at the news stand the handsome prizes offered to winners in the matches. The prizes are as follows: Women's singles—First prize, silver purse- second prize, silver card case. Women's doubles—First and second prizes, bridge sets. Men's doubles—First and second prizes, silver trophy cups. Men's singles—First, leather suit case- second, gold watch chain. Mixed doubles—First, scarf pin and beauty pins; second, silver buffer and tray and silver match case. Tomorrow men's singles, mixed dou bles and men's doubles will be played. The following matches are to be T)l<i VGCI* Men's singles, first round—Weller will play Wildes, Variel will play Douglas, Bacon will play Holland, McLoughlin w,ill play Cheney, Johns will play Rogers, Herd will piny Mace, Hopkins will play Young, Dietrich will play Wayne Long will play Holmes, Palmer will play Overtoil. Pitcairn will play Freeman Pard will play Sinsahaugh Browne will play Muir, Noble will play Johnson, Sunberg will play Stetson, Dawpon drew bye- Mixed doubles, first round—Mrs. Palmer and partner will play .Mrs. Bruce and Freeman May Sutton and Herd will play Mary Browne and Wayiie Hazel Hotchkiss and MeLongh lin will play Golda Myer and Browne, Alice Ryan and partner wll play Fior ence Sutton and Johnson. lOntries for the men's doubles are: Browne and Sinsabaugh, Braly and Hendrick. Mace and Herd, Bundy and Duncan McLoughlin and Long, Wayne and Variel, Johnson and Freeman, Sunberg and partner. Stetson and Sard, C, Roger! and Holmes. Overtoil and Bumlller, Johns and partner. The Virginia challenge cup for men s singles must be won three times for permanent possession. It was won for the first time by Thomas C. Bundy of Los Angeles, who will defend his title this year against the winner of the tournament. The following committees are in charge of the tourney: Tournament committee — Jean O. Drake, A. M. Goodhue, Carl S. Stanley. Management of play—S. M. Sinsa baugh, T. C. Bundy, R. H. F. Variel jr. The, tournament is under the auspices of the Southern California Tennis asso ciation. A tennis dance wil be given at the Virginia Tuesday night. WESTON IN ARIZONA WILLIAMS. Ariz., Feb. 18.—Edward Payson Weston. the pedestrian, passed through Williams this morning about 11 o'clock, making no stop here. The veteran spent last night at Prado, eighteen miles nortl) of here, and he Hguro-i on reaching Belmont, about twenty-five miles east, before stopping for the night. He is in excellent con dition. CONLEY AND ATTELL AGREE UPON CHANGE IN HOUR TOR WEIGHING IN WILL MAKE WEIGHT AT 10 O'CLOCK DAY OF FIGHT, INSTEAD OF AT NOON ____——————— : ' Change Suggested by Manager Laga Because of Brief Time in Which Both Fighters Had to Train, Arguing That Earlier Hour Would Assure Each Scrapper Will Go Into the Ring Fit to Fight Like Champions—Jack Kipper Wires from Frisco That Jeffries Party Will Leave for Home Tomor row Night and Grows Enthusiastic Regard ing Big Fellow's Excellent Condition JAY DAVIDSON AFTER an extended discussion between Harry Foley, manager for Jfonta Attell, and Ben Laga, manager for Frankle Conley, last night. It was agreed tliat the. little aspirants for bantam championship honors should make their 116 pounds at 10 o'clock the morning of the fight, instead of at noon, as originally agreed. This change was suggested by Manager Laga because he was 'afraid that the extremely short time given Conley in which, to train might affect his condition if he had to make the weight at noon. Foley was a bit stubborn at first, but listened to reason and finally acqui red in the request, Manager McCarey also had a little to say regarding the compromise, showing the lighters that It would be better to do all that w:<s possible to permit both boys to enter the ring in perfect condition, rather than to lot tho impression get out that Conley could not do the weight or Mould be affected by having to mako it at noon. Manager Laga says that Conley can make the bantam limit with easa any time lie has sufficient time in which to work, but added that he does not believe that either boy has had more than enough time in which to properly condition himself, much less.to mako a low weight at such a late hour and yet be strong. He added that inasmuch as Conley has a title to defend and the- public expects to see him put up a championship fight, it would be disap pointing, as well as unjust to Conley and his backers, to Insist on conditions that might affect his lighting prowess. Replying to this, Foley said that while Attell is convinced of his superiority over Conley, find expects to win by the knockout route long before the fight has gone half the limit, reasonable business caution required him to take advantage of anything that might favor his principal. However, in order to be fair to Conley and the public, he finally gave in and agreed to the change in the hour for weighing in. Fans Will Appreciate Action The fans will appreciate the conces sions by Foley, because they want to see Conley at his best form and want to s<*e a real championship fight in which there will be no room for such excuses as lack of condition, weakness caused by weight-making, and the like. And in making this concession Foley has added material strength to his claim that Attell will defeat Conley, as in conceding an advantage like this is bound to be he shows that ho is un afraid of the gr*eat punching kiddo who gave AVebster such an awful beat ing. The advantage is a material one, too, because it means that Conley will be able to eat a square meal about five hours before the fight and strut around with perfect freedom meantime. Conley is working like a Trojan every day and is in excellent condi tion. He is down to almost the re quired weight, and with the change in the hour for weighing in he will have no difficulty in getting to weight with out the sacrifice of condition. He hag added Jimmy Austin to his training staff and expects to wind up training tomorrow afternoon with a big show. Attell is plugging away .contentedly out at Arcadia, with only one training partner, Billy Cappelle, but smiles hap pily and confidently as he talks of his condition find what he proposes to do to keep the name of Attell conspicuous in the championship assembly. Jack Kipper telegraphs from San Francisco that he was given tho sur prise of his life when Jeffries stepped from his train. He says that he could hardly believe that twelve months would work such a wonderful change in the physical appearance of a fighter as that which Jeff positively shows In his physical makeup. Kip waxes most eloquent in describing- tho appearance of the big boy, saying: "His eyes are as clear as sunlight, his color is that of a man in perfect health and spirits and the big bulge in front which so often caused unfavor able comment by his critics of tho Am/vrir>an American Motor Car Agency, V" AffluliCdn 1210-1212 South Olive i _*~~.. C:. Mr .L., Bekins -Corey Motor Car Co., Amencan-oimplex p ico Fi o ; e »-I Bekins-Corey Motor Car Co., ATIdS Pico and Flowei f*^l?-f nrnia California Automobile Co., fjallTOrnio Tenth and Main IWric Bosbyshell-Carpenter C 0. ,; ' l/UI I to 1226-1228 South Olivo Flnrnnr - Durocar Manufacturing Co., UllFOCar 929 South Los Angeles FrnmrA Munns Auto Co., L.llipil C 1351 South Main Fnr/I Standard Automobile Co.. rOIU Twelfth and Olivo Groat Western 1130-1132 southbuvo Halladay-lsotta Motor Car Import Co., WM nalladay-lsotta B io s out h ohvo I inn \tftamfir Factory Branch 804 So. Olive, . Lall" OlOdlllCl J. A. Tuthill, Representative. Patarenn Pico Carriage Co.. ; idlCi Mill \ :^|j Pico and Main p 4 I v Williams Automobile Co., v& • ■ I eirOl ■- • % 1806 South Main nil W. K. Cowan, '¥& Rambler 1140-1142 south ho C* I:-- A. N. Jung Motor; Car Co., ' <MtTllfl(J 1213 South Main X . x California Automobile Co., - - I ourist Tenth and Main l/ v 1. Standard Automobile Co., , ; VOllO 1 vV Twelfth and Olive r> , t . I ■ Angelus Motor Car Co., ■]:,-. (jontlnentdl 12421244 south Flower; n« 1 I • . An?elus Motor Car Co., i Rider-Lewis - s 1242-1244 South Flower press nap entirely uisappearea. no talks with a good humor that im presses one with the belief that ap pearances are not deceptive in his case, and I predict that he will go into th« ring July 4 in as good condition as he ever was in his life." . \ Kip says that the party will leave San Francisco tomorrow night for home for a short visit before going to Mexico, and that Berger will come with them and go on a hunt for training quarters, which will be made ready for the big fellow before ha returns from his long hunting trip. Jeff will go into active training about March 15, imme diately after ho. has returned from his; hunting trip, which will be cut much shorter than he originally had planned. » ■ • TENNIS COURTS ARE BEING INSTALLED IN ALL PARKS Superintendent Morley Doing Some Effective Boosting for Outdoor Sports on City's Grounds Perfect weather for outdoor sports the year around in Southern California is fast making this the home of tennis, and the city park commission, through Superintendent J. G. Morley, has been enlightened of the fast growing popu larity of these sports, and acting on his suggestion has authorized the In stallation of courts, in several of the city beauty spots. Two courts are now In the course of construction in Sycamore Grove park, one at Eastlako park and two at Sunset park. All of. these courts are being made substan tially with gravel and oil, which Is given a sand finish, and it is expected that they will be completed within tho next ten days. Should this move prove as popular as it is expected, which It undoubtedly will, others will be made in Westlake and Hollenbeck parks, and the numbers will be increased accord ing to the demand.