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EDDIE ASH CHARLES LOGAN Wf ■■■■■■ HE2E CLARK ■ ■ .* J I BOWLING || TIMES | BASKET BALL |j SPORT [ CUE GOSSIP [[ NEWS JACK PREFERS BOUT BE HELD ON THIS SIDE Kearns Believes Yank Promot ers Capable of Handling International Scrap. TELLS OF FOREIGN BIDS LOS ANGELES. Jan. 2.—American box ing promoters are not to be outdone by the foreign managers who are bidding for the Cnrpentier-Dempsey contest. Domi nick Tortorich of New Orleans will send ft representative to Los Angeles next week in hopes of getting a definite an swer from Dempsey in regard to meeting Carpentier in the Crescent city. T'rtpr ioh, it will be recalled, secured the sig nature to a contract to box Carpentier before Tortorich's club. Manager Jack Kearns cleared the at mospheric. considerably today when he gnve a straight-from-the-shoulder state ment. Thb champion’s keeper makes it. quite plain that he is in no hurry to sign up. The word from London that Georges Carpentler's managers will not allow their charge to appear in the ring against Dempsey before November next caused not the slightest ripple of ex citement in Hollywood elreles. Mr. Kearns will now address the meeting: “We should worry,” says Mr. Kearns at the beginning of his talk. “We have three European offers of $260,000 each for Dempsey to box Carpentier over there. This sounds like a whale of a lot of money, but to be perfectly honest we are scarcely interested in the cables out side of the fact that they represent class A publicity, and as we are in the motion picture business now we can use all of the printed stuff that is thrown our way “I would much rather tight Carpentier in America. We won the title over here, and the challenger should come to us. 1 am confident that we have promoters in the United States who ca“ handle this show as well or better than it can be handled in Europe. “Dempsey, as world's heavyweight champion, is more or less public prop erty. For that reason I feel that we should put our plans out in the open where all may see. Our motion picture work will be completed early this coming spring.” Jimmy Advised Chick to Retire; Then Forgot to Follow Own Advice There is a certain lure about the ring which causes nine out of ten boxers to end ignominiously a brilliant, career after they already have realized they are through. It was in Detroit not more than fif teen months ago when little Chick Hayes, 'he former Indianapolis bantam, visited ills old friend, Jimmy Anderson, Hoo r-ier lightweight star at one tim. Both boys were wearing the blue of the navy. Jimmy gone into retirement. Chics was picking up a. few iron men here and there whenever he could obtain a furlough. The latter's face began to show more than ever the Yvear and tear of the roped arena. Anderson looked him over and sympathetically said: “Chick, old pal. why don't you throw (he gloves away—you’re through. Any way. there’s no money left for you. ’ “When I felt myself slipping it didn’t take me long to duck out or the game Me for the safe and sane.” Chick only smiled. He wasn’t ready “to leave the game which he had followed for more than ten years. He believed he was still good, and by chance he -might have felt that Jimmy wasn’t en. tirely through. A couple of weeks ago Jimmy Ander son was knocked out in the third round by Harvey Thorpe in St. Louis. A couple of days ago Chick Hayes fought a great twelve-round draw with a sen ssiMonal boy named Fitzsimmons in Bos ton. t’uekey McFarland is one of the few boys who retired from the ring and did not return to have a beautiful career spoiled in a few rounds. Gowdy Slated to Go in Boston Club Shakeup BOSTON, Jan. 2.—There is a belief in Boston that. Hank Gowd.v, hero of the world's series of 1914 and of the world war, has played his last game as a mem ber of the Braves. George Washington Grant is now formulating plans which will result in a thorough shaking up of the Braves before the dawning of the season of 1920, and Gowdy, it is said, will be one of the first of the. club’s veterans to go. In the event that Gowdy is placed on the market the bidding for his services is likely to be brisk, though not as brisk as it would have been had the Boston club cared to part with him a year ago, for Hank, first of the major league play ers to enter the service in the war, was very mnch In the public eye a year ago. Gowdy probably would be greatly benefited by the consummation of a deal that would take him away from Roston The morals of the Braves was very low during the last season. Merchants Lose Two HUNTINGTON, Ind., Jan. 2.—The Huntington Athletics took two games from the Merchants Heat and Light quintet here yesterday by whirlwind fin ishes in both encounters. The locals won the afternoon scrap hv a score of 3d to 17, and the evening contest by a count of 33 to 25. In both -games the Indianapolis team fonght the Athletics to pracficnllv el even score until the last ten minutes of play, when Humbert of the local five opened up with some spectacular goal shooting, deciding the games. Humbert was easily the star of the games while Itehrent, with ten field goals to his credit in the evening contest, starred for the Heat and Light squad. The evening game was the attraction of the day. The count at the close oi the first half gave the locals a or,c point lead, 15 to 14. Rehrent -soon put lbe Indianapolis five in the lend in the second period but the attack of Hum bert later gave the locals the scrap. Eastern Skating Results NEWBURGH, N. Y., Jan. 2.—Charles Jewtraw of Lake Placid carried off the honors In the eastern amateur skating championship tournament here Thurs day, winning the mile, half-mile and quarter mile contests. The ice was in poor condition for the contest, due to the rain early in the day and the warm sun shine later. The winners of the various contests were: Quarter mile champion ship, Jewtraw, first: G. Pickering, Verona Lake, second; J. Walker, Saranac Lake, third. Time, :43 1-5. Half mile cham pionship, Jewtraw, first; Ray Bryant, Lake Placid second; G. Pickering, third. Time, 1:30. One mile championship, Jew traw, first; Joe Moore. Lake Placid, sec ond; R. Wheeler, Montrtal, third. Time, 8:13 1-5. One mile novice, E. W. Klein art, Brooklyn, first; Arthur Flog, Arling ton, second; Harry Rose, Arlington, third. Time, 3:43 3-5. Tipton Wins Close One TIPTON, Ind., Jan. 2.—The Tipton Independents took an early lead in their basketball game with Wabash college here last night and won the season's scrappiest contest by a 22 to 10 score. Franklyn, Tipton center, caged field goals from every angle of the court in the first half, and he had his team lead ing; 14 to 11, when time was called. In ! the second period Wabash opened up and Hod the count at lfi points, bat again Franklyn earns to the front with a basket and scored the last point on a free throw. sass. ua&rjsb.’™*" LEGITIMATES FLYWEIGHT I ' W KRAZ/ttE JXAS’Cyf Frankie Mason of Ft. Wayne, ind.. is a legitimate flyweight. He is the best flyweight we have in America and he ought to have a chance at the world’s title in a match with Jimmy Wilde, be fore the latter returns to England. A few years ago Mason was touted as the coming world’s champion In the fly weight class. But opponents were as scarce as lien’s teeth and he has boxed the bantams ever since. But the little fellow ile-lares that at no time lias be entered tii*> ring weighing heavier than 108 pounds. He weighs about 116 in bis street clothes. Mason Lias a wonderful record. He has never been knocked out. He is 30 BOXING. r 1 ——r< Other New Year’s Bouts j At Philadelphia—Johnny Kilbane out pointed A1 Shubert of New Bedford In six rounds. Harold Farese of Newark won a newspaper decision over “Louisi ana." Irish Patsy Cline lost to Steve Latso of Hazelton. Pa., on a foul in the fourth round. Billy Affleck, English ■ featherweight, outboxed Willie Hannon in six rounds. At Steelton, Pa.—Jack Britton, welter weight champion, won a popular decision over Johnny Gill of York, I’a., in ten rounds. At Detroit—Harvey Thorpe, Kansas City, outpointed Mel Stevenson, Pitts burg, In ten rounds. At Erie. Pa.—George Erne. Buffalo, defeated Leo Finneran of Erie in ten rounds. At Toronto —Battling Levinsky was awarded a decision over Wild Burt Kenney. At Bayonne. N. J.—Gene Tunney. New York, knocked out Whitoy Allen in the second round. A1 Reich knocked oiii Joe Lawson in five rounds. At Poughkeepsie, N. Y.—Benny Coster won a popular decision over Frankie Ed wards in ten rounds. At Schenectady, N. Y.—Roy Moore, St. Paul, outpointed Jabez White, Albany, in a ten-round bout. ! At Canton, O.—Jack Perry. Pittsburg, beat Billy Ryan, Cincinnati, in two rounds. Colorado Springs—Joe Burman was given the decision over Dick Griffith. When Griffith was floored in the sixth found with a blow, his seconds claimed a foul, but it was not allowed. Hot Springs—Ray Rivers and Kid Henry went ten rounds to a draw. Little Rock—Benny McGovern was awarded the decision o/et Joe McMullen 1 in eight rounds. i Aurora, 111.—Marty Cross and Navy Rostan boxed a ten-round draw. At Dayton, O. — Young Webb won the j "o'- ri i per decision over Kid Zinck in eight rounds. Mike O'Leary won on i p„o.is irom Mickey Forkms In twelve | rounds. COCHRAN’S CONTRACT HAS TIME LIMIT LONDON, Jan. 2.—Commenting on the | offer of C. B. Cochran, the British fight | promoter, to wager SIOO,OOO that ho has | Georges Carpentier sewed up with a j binding contract. Nate Lewis of Chi ! cago said: “I do not deny that Cochran has a binding contract with Carpentier, but ac cording to the statement of the French man's manager, Deschamps, made to me in the presence of three interpreters and several promoters, the contract is bind ing only until Feb. I—that there is a clause in the contract which says that if Cochran is unable to sign Jack Demp sey for a match with Carpentier before February the Frenchman will be free to sign up with any one who has got Dempsey. “Deschamps not only made a state ment to me to this effect, but has told other British and French promoters the same thing, and he ought to know. Else why should there be such great compe i tition among the French and British' pro ! maters to get Dempsey’s signature? If I Cochran has an Ironbound contract, why , doesn’t he make it public, instead of ! being forced to raise the ante for Demp sey by the bids made by other pro- I moters?” MARTIN PUTS M’FARLAND AWAY GRAND RAPIDS. Mich., Jan. 2.—80 b I Martin, A. E. F. heavyweight champion, j won from Jack McFarland here yester day, leading through the first four rounds and then landing a left on Mc- Farland’s jaw in the fifth round that i sent the husky Braddock (Pa.) heavy weight to the floor for the count. McFarland landed no more than half | a dozen effective blows during the four and one-half rounds. Martin was con- I • tinually sJHdlng his lefts and rights | against his opponent’s jaw and head with I ! telling effect. EASY FOR MASON. MILWAUKEE, Jan. 2.—Frankie Ma- j son xvon by a wide margin from Sammv ! Marion of New York in a' ten-round bout j here last night. Mason played with his opponent. Marino was forced to hold for the last I four rounds to avoid a knockout. He weighed 112*% pounds. Mason scaled at 109. Jimmy Wilde witnessed the bout and will meet Mason here in February. Tony Dennis, Milwaukee lightweight, outboxed Billy Whelan of St. Paul, and Sammy Terrin of St. Paul had the bet ter of Frankie Berry of Milwaukee, sporting writers agreed. SMITH STOPS MAGIRL. PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 2.—Art Smith i of Bayonne, N. J„ stopped Art Magirl I of Oklahoma in the third round here I Thursday. Magirl was outclassed and I his seconds were forced to throw the I sponge in the ring to save him from be- j ing severely beaten. George Chaney of ! Baltimore had no trouble in defeating ! Frankie Brown of New York. ASHER IS CONFIDENT. SAGINAW, Mich., Jan. 2.—Babe Asher, j A. E. F. bantam champion, is in fine shape for his ten-round battle with i Harry Coulon of Buffalo here tonight. I and Asher is also confident he will beat Jimmy Wilde, British flyweight world’s title holder, when they meet in St. Louis, Jan. 8. PATTERSON BEATS BALL. CINCINNATI, Jan. 2. —Leo Patterson,; lightweight champion of the A E. F., i won from Battling Ball, Memphis, in the fourth round when Ball sustained a dis- j located left kne. Frankie Nessler. Cin cinnati, won on points in his eight-round scrap with Tommy Teague, Muncie, Ind. h?EW ORLEANS REBCLTB. NSJw ORLEANS, Jan. 2.—Two knock outs, ioin in the ninth round, featured years old and perhaps has had as many battles as any other present-day ring ster. From Jan. 17 to Dec. 6. last year, , Frankie fought forty-one battles. He I has met and held his own with such | fellows as Joe Lynch and Pal Moore, two i really good bantamweights. He claims j victories over both Johnny itossner and ! Zulu Kid. American flyweights. i His showing against these two boys I classes him with Wilde. The Welshman j won from both. It would be a great I match for any fight crowd in the ronn | try, and if the promoters fail to get the ( pair together a lot of ring fans of I America will be much disappointed, for Frankie Mason is a favorite everywhere lie has shown. Kilbane Springs a New one; Minus Old Speed, He Talks Way to Win PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 2.—Jolmny Kilbane, aside from being the world’s featherweight champion, is also a topnotch conversationalist. lie vir tually talked himself to a six-round decision over A1 Shubert of New Bed ford. Coiui.. in the O'ympia windup yesterday afternoon before a capacity crowd of 5.000. In the first round Johnny greeted Shubert with “don’t use the kidney punch,” and before the end of the bout he was willing to swap stories with the New Englander. Shubert was not in a chatting mood and made the champion step all'the time. Kilbane won tile fight: tint it was not the Kilbane of old that the New Year’s day crowd saw. He was en titled to five of tlie six rounds, with the first one even, virtually on ac count of his ability to tie Shubert in knots and then jab away at ids face, occasionally mixlug up a hard right hand uppercut. “I know that's you. Johnny, but where’s Kilbane?” chirped one bright galleryite early in the fight. the fights at the Dauphine theater. Bat tling Barrere disposed of Joe Jackson and Jimmy Blnte stopped One Punch Hogan. Mars McGovern beat Young La porte in ten rounds. CURTAINS IN FIRST. PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 2.—Charley White knocked out Muff Bronson in the first round here last night. Frank Far mer was put to sleep by Itoy McCormick, light heavyweight champion of England, in the tenth round. BOBBY KBKR WINS. HAMILTON. Ontario. Jan. 2.—ln a ten round bout staged under the auspices of the Great War Veterans’ association here last night, Bobby Eber. Canadian ban tamweight champion, scored an easy vic tory on points over Patsy Johnson. Fo ty St res in V S. A. s —— —\ Rock Bottom Prices Don’t be fooled, no mer> chant is sacrificing desirable Hauner goods. He is rather straining - .. . every effort to get them, of leatnertex course, styles that are passing Coats into discard, unreliable fabrics and garments that have been _ marked excessively high, should be s °id at cut prices, but for rock bottom prices on desirable styles and dependable quality the three Better Hauger Stores, first block Mass. th Ave., are in a class by them leather selves, for ladies’, misses’, and Suits and Overcoats young “ ’l7 s °o *4O Hauger Clothes Three Stores first Block Massachusetts Avenue \ / Fhrtv Stores in JLL JL Aa INDIANA DAILY TIMES, FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 1920. EAST BARELY WINS, BUT IT PROVESCLASS Harvard Convinces Critics It Knows More Football, Even if Held Close. OREGON BATTLES HARD PASADENA, Cal., Jan. 2.—For one year at l£ast that greatly “cussed" and discussed question of whether eastern football is superior to the western brand ip settled. It was generally conceded by Pacific coast fans and critics today that Harvard, In her 7 to C victory over Ore gon here yesterday, played all-ar'und superior football, both In tactics gnd style of game. Harvard’s one touchdown, which was. enough for victory, was scored as a re sult of the brilliant., cagey football by Crimson backs, which advanced the ball from Oregon's forty-yard line to her goal line. The forward passes which got the ball across were brilliantly exe cuted and had the Oregon tackles grop ing about unsure of themselves. Church made the touchdown after substantial gains by the inimitable Eddie Casey. Harvard's margin of superiority, how ever, is not great, and is so admitted by the Crimson players themselves. The players said today they had not had a harder game this season. “Oregon played a hard, clean game,” was Coach Bob Fisher’s comment. Oregon had the ball within striking distance of the Crimson goal several times, but lacked the final punch to score a touchdown. Twice the Oregon3 resorted to drop kicks, which accounted for all their points. The lineup and summary in yester day’s game follow; Harvard (<). Oregon (6). Desmond Left End Howard SedgeWiek.... Left Tackle E. Leslie Woods Left Guard Williams Havemeyer Center K. Leslie Hubbard Right Guard Mautz Kane Right Tackle Bartlett Stpple Right End Anderson Murray ((’apt.). Quarter Steers A. Horween.. .. Irf>ft Half .V. Jacobberger Casey.. Right Half. Brandenburg (Capt.) R. Horween -Full ..Huntington —Score by Periods— Oregon 0 6 0 O— 6 Harvard 0 7 0 o—7 —Scoring— Harvard —Touchdown, Church; goal from touchdown, A. Horween. Oregon—Goal from placement, Man erad; goal from field. Steers. • —Officials— George M. Yarnell, referee; E. C. Quig ley, umpire; E. Plow den Stott, head linesman; Henry Butterfield, fluid judge. Substitutions—(Harvard) Phtnney for Steele, Ryan for Phtnney, Brown for Kane, Faxon for Havemeyer, Felton for Murray, Church for It. Horween. (Ore gon) Manerad for Steeors, Chapman for Brandenburg. HARVARD NOT CHAMP , BUT EAST CELEBRATES NEW YORK, Jan. 2. All the east was chirping gleefully in chorus today. Per haps no New Year's event put the fans in such a good mood aa Harvard's 7-to-6 victory over Oregon. In its victory Harvard sort of lost its identity as a Harvard unit. Capt. Billy Murray’s squad is regarded generally as an eastern team and its triumph is con sidered a restoration of prestige that was lost when Pacific const teams beat Penn sylvania and Brown. Just a* In the Princeton and Yale games, the widely known Mr Casey on the receiving end of forward passes paved the way for the lone touchdown of Hie game. The battle also gnve two substitutes a chance to rise to lasting fame. Amule- Hrip, Frank Murrey and Jim Scheerer, famed pair of second string glories; Freddie Church and Manenia won for themselves places among the notables. In the third period Manerud, taking the place of Bill Steers, kicked a field goal for Oregon that put them within an inch of the mark. Both Casey and Steers, who were counted upon for spectacular work, failed to get the spotlight for feature work. Both fumbled frequently. Steers hadn’t much of a chance, however, as he was forced to retire early in the game with injuries, and Skeeter Manerud, the 125-pound youngster, took his place. Both lines played mediocre ball. Ralph Horween and Steers both had kicks blocked when the forwards broke through. The Oregon line vindicated it self in the final minutes of the play, however, by holding Harvard for downs on the one-yard line. Os course the east is entitled to be joyous over the victory. Bu* in the midst of it there is the fact that Harvard is not the champion. Harvard can go out and play as a Harvard team but It can’t carry the colors of the east be cause it is not the best in the east. But since Harvard won the fans are nil perfectly willing to have writers con sider that Oregon was beaten by the east. TOLEDO HELD ON 6-INCH LINE EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 2.—The na tional high school football championship was still undecided today. Everett High and Scott High school of Toledo played a 7-to-7 tie here yesterday. The west erners scored a touchdown in the first period and kicked goal. Toledo tied the score in the second period. Neither team was able to score in the last half. Toledo brought the spectators to their feet a few minutes before the game ended by pushing the ball to within six inches of the Everett goal. j ANDERSON GUARD OUT. ANDERSON, Ind., Jan. 2.—An Injured ankle will keep Orval Hooker, veteran forward of the Anderson high school basketball team, out of the game for the contest at Logansport tonight and at Lebanon Saturday night. !r^Ef4 BK|| Why does everybody like It? ffl Why doest every store sell it? H Because it’s long, selected cigar leaf M ■ No sticks, nor stems, nor grit Q if And it’s MAPLE SUGAR CURED |g % the taste lasts longer M Ask yo.ur dealer He 5 s got it— * Mm ||& They all have f) Guaranteed by 3hl/ JrWJL^ri&ci^ —which meant that if you don't like SWEET MAPLE you can get your money bach from the dealer. State Amateur Net Sectional Here Is Set for Jan, 29-30 The games ir the Marion county sec tion ball championship tourney will be played in Indiai apolis Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29 and 30. The dates were an nounced today by Wayne Emmelman, manager of the event. All teams in this district must have their entries filed with the registration committee on or before Jan. 10. ' According to Emmelman the Indian apolis teams are coming to the front ivith their entries and they do not intend to let the championship of this district go outside the city. The “Y” leaders, the Mystic Five and the Joy and Glooms are three of the fast local teams entered and the Debonalres, Schloss Bros., Chris tamores, Lauter Boys’ club and the Y. M. H. A. are erpected to be heard from before "tomorrow night. There are 125 teams entered in the tournament to date and with new teams being heard from daily it seems certain that the number will reach the double century mark before the play opens. Teams w-ishing to enter the tourney are requested to address Wayne Emmelman, 12 South Capitol avenue. Cannefax Beats Otis in Gotham Cu£ Match NEW YORK, Jan. 2.—Robert L. Carne fax, world’s three-cushion champion, won the third and final block of bis billiard match with Charles Otis of Brooklyn at the Friars’ club last night, by a score of 50 to 39. The total for three nights’ play was: Carnefax, ISO; Otis, 138. The match proved to be one of the closest and most interesting held in this city in long stretches of the sporting cal endar. After winning the opening block by a score of 50 to 40, Otis always managed to hover within striking distance of the champion and forced Carnefax to play all the cushion caroms ha knows to emerge the winner. Freddie Church, Sub, Now in Hall of Fame PASADENA, Cal., Jan. 2.—Clear a place in the football hall of fame for Freddie Church. The long, lanky substi tute fullback placed himself among the top notchers who brought home the ba con for Harvard and the east in the in tersectional football game here New Year’s day with Oregon. Church was given his big chance in the second quarter. Capt. Bill Steers of Oregon gave the first score of the contest to the westerners when he booted a drop kick from the 15-yard line. Ralph Horween’s arm was broken and Church was called to take his place at full back. Two successful passes, with the fleet Eddie Casey on the end. placed the Crimson within striking distance. The first pass was started on Harvard’s own 40-yard line. Murray shot the ball to Casey, who reached the Oregon 35- yard line before being downed. Another pass to Casey placed tb£' ball on the 14-yard line. Casey advanced an other yard through tackle and then they called on Church. The fu 'back was given the ball on Harvard’s kick forma tion. He took the ball on a direct pass and rounded left end. Several Oregon players grabbed at the fleeing fullback but were unable to down him. He crossed the line and placed the ball directly be tween the goal posts. A. Horween kicked goal, giving the eastern team the extra point which won the game. Later in the name period Manerud made the other three points scored by Oregon. • He drop kicked from the 30-yard line. With the confidence given them by the 1-point lead Harvard tightened up during the remaining two periods and held the one point advantage. El Paso Army Football EL PASO, Tex., Jan. 2.—The Seventh cavalry football team defeated the Fifth cavalry from Marfa Wednesday, 8 to o The Seventh now claims the southern department championsb'p for teams play ing as regimental organizations. Head 9 Slated as New Butler Five Coach, Played With Centre Definite Selection of Irvington Basket Mentor Rumored Made Today. John W. Head, local newspaper man and basketball referee and former ath lete at Centre college of Kentucky, will be the basketball coach at Butler college, according to rumors on the Irvington campus. At a meeting, scheduled to ba held late todayq, the athletic board waa expected to choose a mentor for the Christian net tossers and everything pointed to the selection of Head one to lead Butler at the indoor pasting during the new yeaj. Justus Paul, graduate athletic managers at Butler, stated that two other men were up for consideration a s coach for the Irvington five. They are Benny Eva ills, former player with the Indian apolis Em-Roes and well knowD referee in this state and Malarkey, who per formed with the Purdue University bas ketball team when It won the Big Ten conference championship in 1914. Paul said, however, that he believed Head would have the opportunity of putting Butler ou the map att he net game. While at Centre, Head won many hon ors as an atbb te. He performed on the football, basketball and baseball squads, besides being a good tennis player. H demonstrated to local net fans that he can referee the best of games in real style, for he handled both the Indiana- Mercliants Heat and Light and Purdue- Ern-Roe games at the Y. M. C. A. hera. McLean in Form CHICAGO, Jan. 2. —Bobby McLean, who leaves soon to meet Oscar Mathiseri in Norway for the professional skating championship of the world, negotiates an exhibition fifty-yard dash in 3 4-5 sec ond* Thursday.