BASKET-BALL NEWS, CENTRAL STATES BOWLING NOTES, BOXING AND WINTER BASEBALL
IN ALL ACTION
Protest Against Pact Pro
visions Expected to Come
Out at Next Joint Meeting.
SOME ARE SATISFIED
By JACK VEIOCK.
International News Sports Editor.
NEW YORK. Dec. 28. Sentiment
against several provisions in the pro
posed new national major-minor lea ;ue
agreement is growing among the minors
and will be strongly voiced at the next
Joint meeting in Chicago Jan. 12, it de
The minors agreed to act jointly with
the majors In reconstructing the govern
ment of the game, it Is pointed out. with
the understanding that they were to have
an equa’ voice in all future councils In.
which they might have any Interest, and
they will Insist on this right.
While the text of the proposed agree
ment has not been made public, it Is
apparent that, although sitno of the
minor leagues may be satisfied with the
pact, this sentiment Is not unanimous.
In a circular sent out by George H.
Maine*, president of the Michigan-On
taTlo League, and a member of the minor
league committee, sentiment as expressed
by the objecting faction Is set forth In
a lengthy statement embodying the fol
lowing principal points:
An important clause In any major
minor pact should provide for the settle
ment of disputes between leagues, clubs
or Individuals of the parties to the agree
That it should provide for making
rules, regulations or amendments of mu
tual interest to both parties.
That it should officially recognize
Judge K. M. Ijtndls as the commissioner
of organized baseball, empowering him
to act for majors and minors alike.
That It should provide for some voice
for the 'minors except where "action di
rectly - fleeting a minor league club is
to be taken."
And that the minors should have a
voice on any advisory council which is
The circular also voices objection to
the manner in which the proposed agree
ment treats settlement of the draft ques
tion. As some of the minors see it. one
section of the tentative part could be
used as a settlement of the draft ques
tion by the commissioner and a leage
made to accept the terms decided upon
The suggestions embodied in the cir
cular are not antagonistic. They are \
meant to be constructive and to strength- j
en the position of the minors.
GIANTS' SPRING GAMES.
NEW YORK. Dec. 28.—Part of the
schedule of exhibition games to he playe.l
by the New York Giauts on their return
from the Nan Antonio spring training
f.mp has been completed, according to
Secretary Joseph O’Brien. The list of
games to date is March 19 and 30. f'leve
land Americans, at Dallas: March 21,
Ft. 44* c th at Ft. Worth; March 22 and
23. Houston at Houston; March 24. G-l
---v- ,i at Gaivesioit; March 25. Philadrl •
phia at X-ake Charles. La., and March 20,
.tnd 27, New Orleans at New Orleans.
PAX WITH THE SMILE WINS.
NEW YORK, Dec. 28.
■ barley Harvey was in the other day
niking about Europe and the fighters
ver there. Charley had quite a laugh
or the result of the Moran-Beokett bout,
■:u iiad good dope to figure on.
•‘This fellow ISeckett is built much after
-he fashion of Jack Dillon." piped
• 'barley, iwirll?ig his stubby mustache,
lies a good hKter und a good boxer. I
i'.v him work out five or six times, and
ir.'t figure him in the dub cl.is* at all.
"Now that Moran has stopped him In
•wo rounds I've changed my figuring a
"it web nothing bnt that Moran smile
*hr,t I>. at Jtevkett. You know, when you
tit a fellow with everything you have and
lie stands there smiling at you. It takes
ife-.ot o? heart out *f you.
•That smile on Moran's pan killed
Beckett, 1 can see .Toe now socking
"rands right on the button and stepping
back expecting him to fall. When Il
ium pet 1 Moran with that smile inviting
more, it sort of sickened him. '! tut t
Mor in s big asset—that smile He smiled
- Beckett lambasted him in the first
round and in the second when Joe was
probably up in the air, leaned one on
his chin and settled the thing.
"in England, when a heavy gets
snipped hard on the kls-er he usually
seess the rosin. Moran didn't. He
IS HE BIGGEST LIAR?
' Hi" Iu?o Malone, the lanky center of
the Brooklyn basket-ball team, won th
in. rs hair porous plaster when he told
“There was a fire on the waterfront,"
drawled Leo. “and a big warehouse full
of rubber was swept by the flames. Th
rubber melted and flowed Into the street.
Suddenly the crowd saw a uiau appear
on the roof of the blazing warehouse.
No one could get near him. so he jumiH*<l
Every one turned away to avoid seeing
the poor devil dash out his brains.
“Well," continued "HI.” “do you know,
that guy landed on the rubber In the
street and he bounced and he bounced.
Why, say. that bird bounced for three
days and three nights and they shot him
so he wouldn’t starve to death."
HARRY BOOSTS JACK.
"Hurrying Harry” Hershfleld, the papa
of Abie the Agent, blew Into my Joint
here to slip me an earful about the
“No matter what the sport experts
say,” piped "Hurrying Harry,” throwing
away a half-smoked stogie, “he's still n
champion to my way of thinking After
the Willard fight, the experts said he
couldn’t go over four rounds. They In
sisted that Dempsey was a short dis
tance fighter and bad to win early or fall
down later from exhaustion.
"Th~ other night he fought Brennan,
who outweighed him a bunch. He fought
him e’ ery second of the way. took quite
a mauling himself and won with a K. O.
in the twelfth round
“He went the route and won with two
punches. He's champion. He k-pt try
ing for the body all through the fl -fat
and finally got to the target. What more
do you want? Did he slow up? No.
Did he show signs of stopping when he
was h t No. Can he go the route and
still punch? Yes! That's my idea of
VISITING PI GS DO WELL.
Eugene Criqui. the French feather
weight who landed In Australia only re
cently, is a hot favorite there now. His
last fight was with Jack Green, a native,
and lasted four rounds. Criqui flattened
his innn in easy fashion. It was the first
time that Gre*n had ever been knocked
Francis Charles, another Frenchman,
cave Harry Stone a fearful pasting in'
their fight, winning handily.
Charles then got gay and took on Billy
Shade. He bit off more than he c.uilil
•hew in that match, for Shade stopped
the Frenchman after handing him quite
Shade is now matched for a return bout
with Tommy Uren. He is the most pop
ular outsider who ever visited Australia.
NEW YORK. Dec. 25.--'Mnssachusetts
Institute of Technology made a spectacu
lar eutrv into the triangle college chess
league Monday, winning three games
from Pennsylvania and losing ou
through defsult by the absence of o
player. Cornell, winner of the champion
ship last year, had a bye In the first
round and the match between New York
University and the College of the City of
New York resulted Ip a 2-2 tie.
Crack Center Coming
With Purdue to Play
Em-Roes at ‘Y* Friday
Mt t ■lSggftg
Piggy Lambert, coach of the Purdue
basket-ball team, has uncovered another
Campbell in Treat. This lanky pivot
man will be watched with interest Fri
day night at the \\ M. C. A. when be
faces Campbell, star of the Purdue team
last year, who will hold down the cen
ter position for the Em-Rocs Treat
is a sophomore at Purdue. He comes
from Clayton, Ind. Up tips the beam
at 195 pounds and stands six feet one
Line-up for Clash
With Normal Quint
Locals Have Chicago Star and
Bacon to Help in To
Reports have it that all who have seen
Indians State Normal In action on the
hardwood state that Normal has one of
the best teams it has had In years.
Normal has been the only team In the
state able to hand the Vincennes “Y"' the
short end of the score and only last
night Wabash fell before the "Y ’ team
bv a six-point margin. Therefore it
looks like one of th*-e last ditch battles
again tonight for the Merchants at the
Y. M. C A
In view of the fact that Normal ap
pears so strong and the Merchants will
be without the services of Btonebreaker,
they hate looked in other directions to
strengthen their lineup. Johnson, of Chi
cago, has been signed to take his place
and in view of the fact that Johnson Is
supposedly one of the best forwards In
the West he will fill the position with
out the last bit of trouble He held
down a forward position with the Illi
nois Athletic Club when they won the
A. A. I'. championship, and was n mem
ber of the famous Great Lakes team
Since then he has played with the Wait
ing Owls .ind the Fort Wayne K of C„
and ba organized the Big Five Pro team
Bacon will be at his regular position at
floor guard tonight, and along with Stev
ens will make a hard life for any for
ward. H. Stevens will he :-een at the
other forward and Taylor has been
switched to center. The game appears
on paper to have all the marks for a
thriller ar.d everyone should come ex
pecting to see a hair raiser.
Reserved seats are on sale at the Mer
chants Heat & Light building and Spald
lag Athh-tic Goods store end ore being
sold at general admission prices—so the
early bird gets the reserved seats.
I)el*auw Not to Enter
Midwestern Athletic Hody
OREENCASTLE, Ind.. Dec. 28. --De
Paitw will not be represente 1 at the ti H
meeting of the representative* of the
eight colleges in the proposed new Mid
western Athletic i’nlon. Coach Buss an
nounced todav. Among the reasons give i
by Coach Bias for this action \v..s that
since the members ot the union would
be so widely separated great ex;.e isc
would be Involved In transporting teams
from oik school to the other According
to plans Wabash, Law r: nee. De Pnuv .
Beloit, t'oe, Cnrleton i’ornell and Knox
were the sehols to compose the union.
Os these Wabash and De l’aiiw are from
Indiana, one from Illinois, two from
Wisconsin, otic from Minnesota and two
FREEDOM, Ind., Dec. 28 The Free
dom Independents defeated the Elb-tls
vi le Independents here, 75 to 11) The
locals have not lost this season Games
an* wanted with fast State teams. Ad
dress R. D. Allen, Freedom, Ind.
MOORES VILLE, Ind., Dec. 28.—The
Moores' 111 c Elks defeated Columbus on
the latter's floor Monday in a hard-fought
game, 24 to is. Tlie score at half tim *
favored the Elks, 17 to S. Curtis starred
for Mooresvllle with eight goals from
the field. K.ine and Babb nlso featured
for the winners.
Manual aggregation is read for the
annual scrap with the alumni tonight on
the Manual court. Coach Morrison in
tends to run in his full squad against
the alumni to t‘-st tite strength of his
warriors. The Manual agg ,'gailon will
have to battle, for the "oIJ-timers" have
not been sleeping. Most of them huve
been playing on various college squads
and the best independent teauts in the
Among the old stars that have reported
is Cox, woo is out for back guard on the
Indiana squad this jear. Bauldauf. who
made tile footbaii squ <1 this year at
Purdue, and is making a strong bill for
the Boilermuke busket-ball squad, lms
announced lus dcs re to play on the
alumni squad. Be.trieh and oett of this
years squad ..t Butler also will be in
action. Tubby O’Connor, liuschell and
Bud Gass of the Independent Athletic
Club squad this" year have put in tlndr
ii’pplli ation., and It fee, Sec rest and Whit
tiey ot the South Bide Turners hate done
A dance will follow the game utfrtcr th*
auspices of the Koines Alumni Assock. -
tion for the benefit of the scholarship
CITY THREE CUSHIONS.
Shane, who plays for fifty in the city
handicap three-cushion bililard tourna
ment, defeated Keiser In his match last
light by a score of 50 to 41. The latter
plays for forty-two. Shane ran out In
109 Innings. Both players had a high
run of four. Chief was to play Head
this afternoon and Mitchell plays Lock
ridge tonight. Lockridge holds a clean
slate in the tourney.
Few Champs Knocked Off
During Year of Activities
By HENRY FARRELL.
Fnited I’ress Sport* Editor.
NEW YORK, Dec. 28.—Few new kings
were crowned during the most eventful
year of sport just coming to a close.
Champions came and champions went,
but most of the old timers like Willie
Hoppe survived the rush of another year
and retained their places on the throne.
The list of 1920 "bests" includes:
Boxers—Heavyweight, Jack Dempsey.
IJglit heavyweight, Georges Carpentier.
Middleweight, Johnny Wilson. Welter
weight. Jack Britton. Lightweight.
Ben ;.y Leonard. Featherweight, l’ohnny
Klibane. Bantamweight, Joe Lynch.
Wrestling—Edward (Strangler) Lewis.
Rowing—Singles, Jack Kelly. Doubles.
Kelly and Costello. Eights, Naval Aca
demy. Collegiate, Syracuse. Professional,
Track and Field—Pennsylvania.
Football—(East), Princeton. (West),
Ohio State and Notre Dame. (South),
Georgia Tech. (Coast), California.
Golf—t Amateur), Chick Evans. (Open),
Ted Ray. (Woman), Alexa Sterling.
Tennis—William T. TUden.
Billiards— 44 illle Hoppe.
T u rf—ila n-o’-War.
Squash— Jay Gould.
Horne-Run Hitting—Babe Ruth.
Three ring champions were displaced.
Georges Carpentier won the light heavy
weight title by knocking out Battling
Levinsky; Mike O’Dowd lost his crown
to Johnny Wilson on a decision, and
Joey Lynch beat Herman for the bantam
The mooted question of the heavy
weight wrestling championship was set
tled when Joe Stecher threw Earl Cad
dock In a bout accepted as a world's
title affair and was himself beaten by
"strangler" Lewis in New Y’ork the night
of December 13.
William M. Johnston lost bU tennis
championship to William T. TUden, who
also annexed the British court champ
ionship. S. Davidson Herron also failed
I to hold the amateur golf championship,
! which was won by Chick Evans. Ted
, Bay, the British star, took the American
open title from Walter Hagen. Hobby
McLean lost the title in skating to Oscar
Matheieson, the Norwegian.
After being missing from the top
circle for some time, Ernest Barry, the
British pro-sculler, returned to the se
lect circle by beating Felton for the
By Resolute's victory over Shamrock
IV. America retained the championship
of the seas, and the Olympic champion
ship was again annexed by the Yankees.
NEW YOB A, Dec. 28.—With three com
i anions passing over the stage In action
at the Garden —Dempsey, Leonard und
Herman —it appears to be about time for
Johnny Wilson to speak hi* piece. John
ny !s the owner of the middleweight title
through the kindness of a friendly deci
sion. He wrested the crown from Mlxo
O'Dowd through a lueky streak of for
tune in Boston .Since that epoch In
Wilson’s career he's ke.pt away from
.best* diggings In fact. John has done
llitle quarreling: his last efforts reunit
ed In his being pasted freely by a George
When Wilson was given ©'Dowd's silk
hat he premised the latter a chance for
his old title. Mike has awaited the
chance, but up to press time Wilson
hasn’t paid the slightest attention to
• •'Dowd’s plejs. There was a big offer
dangling before Wilson to fight O'Dowd
In a tit!.* event. Wilson declined on the
ground he wasn't in good physical shape
Now Ms value as a drawing card bn* de
creased to a terrible extent and the best
offer be could get would be on a per
As long as O'Dow.l had not heard
from Wilson he’s beginning to get heart
and ser.d out alight claims on the crown.
If Wilson doesn't defend it soon t ere
isn’t the least doubt that he will h<* de
throned and O'Dowd's claim recognized.
The manner in which Wilson wu the
title from O'Dowd will help Michael lu
claiming his former diadem.
HTOEI’F FLOPS ZOLL.
OSHKOSH, Wls., Dec. 2*. In a fast
match before a large audience, Henry
StoeiT of this city, mi I lie weight wrestler,
successfully defended his laurels against
Martin Zoll of Green Bay here. The first
fall went to Stoeff by a double toe bold.
Zoll got the second fail with a scissors
and liammerlock. In the third fall Stoeff
won after fine minutes by a scissors and
double wrist lock.
VET WELSH AGAIN.
NEWARK, N. J.. Dec, 28. Freddie
Welsh former lightweight ch-mplon. will
make his first appearance here tonight 111
the ring slt.ee 1*- lost his title to Benny
Leonard. He Is billed for twelve rounds
with Willie G.ecn.
NEW YORK. Dec. 28—Roy Moore of
St. Paul has been substituted for Pal
Moore against Jack Sharkey at Mudlaon
Square Garden Wednesday night. The
Memphis Moore was forced to cancej his
engagement because of an operation on
one of Ills ears.
OTHER MONDAY BOLTS.
AT NEW YORK Johnny Itosner won
a decision over Mickey Nelson in twelve
AT NEW HAVEN—Louie Bogash scored
a technical knockout over Sammy Good,
when the .eferee stopped the bout in the
AT BOSTON—Johnny Clinton defeated
Johnny Downey "hen the bout was
stopped by the referee lu the sixth round.
Wabash Basketeers Lose
to Vincennes ‘Y’ Five
in Thrilling Struggle
VINCENNES, Ind., Dec. 28.—Baffling
their opponents In the early moments of
play with a brilliant dash of speed and
some remarkable goal shooting, the Vltt
cennes Y. M. C. A. basket athletes regis
tered a 81 to 25 victory over Coach Pete
Vaughan s strong Wabash College quin
tette here last night. It was Wabash’s
Both teams were in splendid condition
and played remarkable basket-ball
throughout the contest, keeping the large
crowd In an uproar from the first to the
last minute of play. After Vincennes had
gained a whirlwind start and appeared
on the road to an easy win, the Scarlet
athletes rallied and fought like fury to
capture the first half lead, but were one
pi hit shy of the Vincennes dozen total
when the rest period arrived.
The second naif was almost an exact
re etitioii cf the first, with the exception
the the locals boosted their lead five
points late in the session.
G. Ki.xmiUer and M-Clure led the scor
ing for Vincennes, getting six and three
baskets, respectively, while Goldsberry
and Adams carried the brunt of the Wa
bash offensive work. Goldsberry counted
five times from the court and three tiroes
from the ftul line, while Adams caged
four field goals.
Members of the 1920 Belmont football
team who are Interested la the receipts
and disbursements of the team should
call M. W. Davis, Main 0939, or address
him at 225 North Cupitol avenue.
INDIANA DAILY TIMES, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1920.
SPORT EDI IORIAL
WHENEVER Ty Cobb's advent as a big league manager is discussed
some gentleman in the party usually chimes in with the thought that
Cobb can not ej.pect to hold a team to discipline when he never has yielded
to discipline himself. But these birds are shooting wide of the mark.
They point out that Cobb reported late for spring training and ignored
other club rules. These rules are designed for the good of the players
who do not study, judge for themselves or consider seriously their own
good. No one ever has accused Ty Cobb of injuring his playing ability
or lessening his greatness as a super-star through “breaking rules."
Cobb studied his own makeup and physical needs as thoroughly as he
studied pitchers and batters and baserunners. That he schooled himself
to be the brainiest, greatest player in the game proves that he managed
When Ty knows that the responsibility for the success of a ball club
rests on his shoulders alone he’ll study that ball club —the players on it —
with the same thoroughness. If he enters his managerial career with the
same spirit he entered the playing end the gang is sure to hear from Tyrus
Raymond Cobb, alias the Georgia peach.
FIVE-MAN—7:IS P. M.
Alley nnrt Team. Captain.
7 Perfection Plus Noffke
8— High Standards, Dayton Cromer
9 Store Correct Huey
10—Sales Extension Cos Ochiltree
12— Block's Optical Dept Kernel
FIVE-MAN—9:IS P. M.
; Alley and Team. Captain.
> 7—Marott’* Shoe Shop Vieker
1 8— Electric Shop Kichardt
9-Gu* Habich Cos Doyle
10— Stephen Girard Cigar Southard
, 12 —Occupied.
TWO-MAN—7:IS P. M.
(Individuals, 8:05 p. m.)
Alley, Name. Alley.
18—E. C. Kemmetter-O. It, Longsworth
(doubles only) 14
.17—George Gels-E. R Stewart 13
18— F. Murr-M. E. Clark 18
15 H Kahlo-C. L. Smith 17
14— VV. II Keitsell-C. Field 18
13 — E Showalter-H. Churchman...., 15
TWO-MAN—9 P. M.
(Individuals, 9:50 p. m.)
Alley, Name. Alley.
J8 —J. Cryat-R. Reynolds 14
17 — R Young-8. Cummings 13
18— George Emory-J, Mescal IS
15— C. W Mtnton-A. Hackman 17
14 G. FtlSk-J, Boyle Ift
13—J. F. Ake-H. P. Streeter 15
The first of the out-of town clubs will
be seen In action In the Central Stutes
howling tournament on the Capitol alleys
tonight when the High Standards of
Dayton shoot In competition with a
strong squad of Indianapolis teams. The
Standards are scheduled with the 7.15
aquad and It Is believed that a large
crowd will be there to watch them per
form as they are reputed as one of the
very best combinations that will show
here during the big meet.
The Marott Shoes. Sales Extensions,
Block Opticians. *More Correct and sev
eral other crack Indianapolis teams will
take * stah at the high mark* tonight
and there Is a possibility of something
mighty Interesting being pulled off
With Charlie Smith and Fred Murr
leading their heavy assault, the Rotary
No 1 shooters w.*"ut up to the lead In
the live man ranks last night, getting a
total of 2,727 pins. They had scores cf
928. Skd and 80H.
The Claman Brothers topped the high
mark set by the Link Belt* on the open
ing night by four pins and wended their
way up to the second position. Tbslr
total wus 2.021.
Warners Case got awav to a peach of
r. start when Fert.er pulled down a big
score, but they couldn't keep going.
The opening night of doubles and
singles firing was nothing to complain
about. I'iez and Snvdcr. coming hack
like a couple of whirlwinds In their
final game, shot the best double score of
the night It was a I.llft. 'l’hla pair
would have kicked out a count worthy
of the Ice cream dumb bell if they
hadn't slipped up a bit In the second
Klelfgen and Bush slipped Into the
second doubles berth wth a total of
l.iftb. They also did most of their
shooting In the final round.
Klrkhoff and Murphy were the next
best doubles shooters, collecting a load
of 1.049 for their noble efforts
They spilled some good stuff In the
singles Hugh and Klrkhoff ending up
In * tie for the b-ad with 1! pins each
They both started with double centuries,
wen' poor in the second round, then
came back for more heavy timber In the
Ownie push registered the next high
est singles count, 008, and won hlm-
Cool Wave Proves
of Benefit to Ohio
Grid Men on Coast
I’ASADENA, Cl., De<\ ~‘ t - — ( -°° l
weather was welcomed today by follow
ers of the Ohio State football team li-re
practicing for the game with California,
at the Tournament of Roses next Satur
With the aid of the cool wave, the
Ohio camp waa confident that their young
htlilet H would become acclimated by the
time of the game. The greatest difficulty
In the way of an Ohio victory, the Buck
eye* believe. Is the chance that the East
erners will not become accustomed to the
warm weather which usually prevails
here at this time of the year.
Both team are working out on the field
where the game will be played. Coach
WHce'a men showed a lot of pep and
snap In their work-out yesterday.
Buss Calls Tiger Men
in to Prepare for Games
OREENCASTLE, Ind., Dec. 28.—Mem
bers of the De I’auw basket-ball squad
arrived here today front their homes to
begin practicing for the game scheduled
for Jan 11 with the. Vincennes Y. M. C. A.
Coach Buss plans to hold practice every
day this week.
Tiger bnsketeers bad planned to spend
the entire vacation at home, hut an early
return was made necessary by the sched
uling of an extra game with the Vln
neeces "Y" shortly after the squad left.
The game will be played at Vincennes.
Another reason for the early return
Is to enable Coach Buss to pick n man
from the squad to fill the place of "Tiny'’
lllrt at back guard. Because of a del!
c'eiicy In studies, Hlrt recently was de
clared Ineligible to play for the re
mainder of the season by Dr. W. M.
Blanchard, secretary of the faculty, and
Coach Blit, B. This Is a serious problem,
as there doesn’t seem to be any back
guard material in the squad. Hlrt is a
local athlete and has been making an
excellent showing at his position.
Following the “Y” contest, the Indiana
Dentals will a 1 pear here ' -e,,. :1
game and on dan. 11 the Tigers will play
the return game with the Ktn-Roes at
Centre Gridders Work
for New Year’s Game
FT, WORTH. Texas, Dec. 28.—The
Centre College football team was to ar
rive here today to begin a four-day work
out preparatory to Its game against
Texas Cnrlstlsii Dnlveistty New Year's
day. The undefeated Frogs were train
ing hnrd with an eye to McMUUn's long
By EDDIE ASH.
self plenty of distinction bv leaving the
post with a 258 effort. This was the
best of the evening.
Snyder was going big for a chance
nt the singles dough until he got hooked
up with the wrong curves in the third
Retaking staggered through this play
with nothing more than the good wishes
of his countrymen, until he bit the last
stage, then uucorked a nifty 220.
Devenlng of the ITessmen No. 2 team
waa the star of the Star League yester
day, getting a 209 score that looked far
out of place in the midst of a couple
of midget counts.
Thompson of the Brersmen No. 1 team
was the other feature shooter In the cir
cuit. knocking out a 207 to start the
The Composing No. 1 and Pressmen
No. 2 won three games from the Stereo
typers and Newaboya, respectively,
while the Pressmen No. 1 took two from
the Composing No. 2.
PetSrson came to the front in the final
round with a 199 rcore that won his
Ward Heelers two games from the Poli
tician* In the Courthouse circuit.
The Grafters shot fairly consistent
sticks and had an easy time winning
three from the Crooks.
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Friday Night, Now Year * Eve., 50c
Next Monday—All Week
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Evenings, 50c. <sc, $1 and $1.50.
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BOimV TREMAINE. 44 ILL
IIIGG4E AND 8.41 I. M.4K
811A LL and u
"Blue" Bert Kenney
Marie Dorr Rolls t Hoyce
Locus A Inez Lynch & Zellar
A Remarkable Entertainment
44'ith Beautiful Ponies and
Klnograms Digest Topics
Dubin and Oliver Present
“Now and Then”
A Melodious, Youthful Revue
Famous Lilliputian Comedian.
6 Other Big
1921 Features ”
Matinees Tomorrow and Saturday
Robert Milton Presents
THE CHARM SCHOOL
A comedy by Alice Duer Miller and
Robert Milton, with a wee bit of
mnsic by Jerome Kern.
PRlCES—Tonight, 50c, SI.OO, $1.50,
$2.00, $2.50. Except Friday (New
Year’s Eve.), SI.OO to $5.00. Wednes
day Matinee, 50c, 75c, $1.09, $1.50.
Saturday Matinee, 50c, 78c, SI.OO, $1.30,
OF RING SPORT
New National Body Would Op
pose Big Purses and
NEW YORK, Dec. 28.—Delegates ap
pointed by the Governors of eighteen
States will meet here Jan. 10, 11 and 12
:it the offices of the International Sport
ing Club for the purpose of forming a
ttionnl body to govern and control pro
fessional boxing, it was announced to
The new body Is against big purses
and the filming of boxing contests and
alms to cooperate with the national box
ing bodies of other countries with thu
idea of creating a world wide code for
the control of the game.
The States that will l>e represented are:
New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsyl
vania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Colo
rado, 44'tsconsiu, Montana, Minnesota,
Oregon, 4Vest 4’irginla, Louisiana, 44 ash
Ington, Florida, Texas and Oklahoma.
The Walker boxing bill, under which
boxing has flourished so In New York,
brushed aside all the old stones that
made the road rough for the sport, but
It overlooked a falleu tree across the
path In the distance —commercialism.
it sll cumea down to one very more
Important point. The sport at
has been made possible by the 44'alker
bill, but as the fans are saying—what
good does It do us when we can t afford
the prices charged to nee It?
Rivalry between promoters is causing
such Immense purses for boxers that
the freight has to he paid some place
and the fans are being asked to do it.
Tex Rickard, premier New York pro
moter, says: . ... ..
"Why Is it that boxers who will woflc
outside the State for 31,200 want $12,000
Other promoters say ;
"Rickard offers thousands and
we have only hundreds.” ,
The boxers are playing both enns
against the middle and they are cash
'"flovernor-elect Miller, it is understood,
will make It one of his flr8 l t .„ move * 1 ,„"
office to amend the boxing bill ho that
the sport will be put In the reach of the
"little fellows" for whom It was origin
Marquette Eleven Gets
Date With Notre Dame
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 28. —The athletic
board of Marquette University Dm :
nounced the scheduling of a football
game with Notre Dame in Milwaukee on
November 14. This will be the firs
time since 1914 that these teams will
"Marquette and Notre Do™*
plaved three tie games, and I the J local
team was defeated In a Jonrth^contest.
SPECIAL HCLIDAY PROGRAM
Taken by the 11. 8. Blnnl Corp*.
la action at St- Mihlel and \ r *® nn *-
Projected by Corporal Robert H.
Eugleston. See IndionapolU boy*
at wax front.
Madge Kennedy in “Help Yourself
And ft Harold Lloyd Comrdy.
BftfGfiT qrUI Qf
FIRST HALF THIS WEEK
Wm. S. Hart E
“The Testing Block"
IQ I Q Week
RoSCOE (FATTY) A RBI]aLE
“The Life of the Party”
£ll Speci I Attractions
Mat nee Every Day
25 peoile 25
Plenty o! Girls
Snappy—Full of Pep.
Freddie (Falls) Blndsr
This coupon and 10c with 3c war
tax entitles lady to reserved seat
at any matinee during the week.
Midnight Show New Year’s Eve.
Tech Strong Bidder
Basket Meet H onors
Brownsburg Event Saturday
Draws Interest Among High
School Fives in State.
BROWNSBURG, Ind., Dec. 28.
Brownsburg, Lizton, Advance and Tech
nical of Indianapolis will com; ete in the
annual four-cornered basket-ball tourna
ment here Saturday afternoon and eve
ning and the event is attracting the at
tention of basket fans In every section of
Brownsburg and Lizton will clash at
2:30 p. m.: Advance and Technical will
meet one hour later, and the final tilt
will be staged between the winners of
these two games at Bp. m. The Browns
burg and Danville girls will play the
curtain raiser to the final game. Charles
Reed and Floyd 4Vright will officiate
and Heze Clark will act as scorer.
Each of the four teams entered is con
sidered having a good chance to win,
there being little to choose between them.
Technical, although having a hard time
getting started, Is determined to come to
the fore in this meet and wipe out some
of the stain brought on the Green and
White by early season defeats. Advance
should furnish some roiehty strong op
position for Tech. In fact, many are of
the opinion that the winner of this con
test will be the tourney winner.
Reserved seats for all games are on
sale at the Harmon & Hollett store,
BURRUS TO COLUMBUS.
PHILADELPHIA, Dee. 28.—Dick Bur
ms, first baseman, recruited by the Phil
adelphia American League Club from
Columbia, S. C., two years ago, has been
sold outright to the Columbus club of
the American Association, it was an
nounced Monday by Manager Connie
this WEEK-Thomas Meighan
“CONRAD IN QUEST OF HIS YOUTH”
A Runaway Romance of Roars]
—Also ■ ■
WESLEY BARRY In
A Marshal Neilan Picture
With Cast of Twenty People. M
* * '1- |
When pnni Say “CUYPOQL" BILLIARD PARLORS
You Say rtf Ul* In HOTEL Bai.m.nt
Match Samoa every day. Gene Hemal ng will Instinct you. Free lesson* from
9t012 a. m Everybody Invited.
Broad Ripple City Cars
Beginning Jan. Ist, 1921, the fares on Broad Ripple-Indianapolis
ears will be as follows:
From Indianapoli3 or any intermediate stop south of Fifty-
Third Street to any stop north of Fifty Third Street, in
cluding Broad Ripple, the fare will be 10 cents.
From Broad Ripple or any Intermediate stop north of
Fifty-Third Street to any stop south of Fifty-Third Street,
including Indianapolis, the fare will be 10 cents.
Between Indianapolis and any intermediate stop up to
and including Fifty-Third Street the fare will be 5 cents.
Between Broad Ripple and any intermediate stop up to
and including Fifty-Third Street the fare will be 5 cents.
Six tickets for 50 cents, on sale at Traction Terminal Ticket
Office, Indianapolis, Broad Ripple Depot, and such other points
the company may from time to time designate.
Passengers will board cars at front entrance and leave cars at
See small hand bills for detailed instructions.
UNICN TRACTION COMPANY OF INDIANA .
l | % rummmt ccoos - me. H 331
“Going, Going, Gone”
The quickest way to convert merchandise,
household goods, farm equipment, machinery,
etc., into cash, it to hold an Auction Sale. Buyers
of all kinds of goods watch the Want Ad columns
of this newspaper every day to learn of these sales.
If you have been wondering about the best way
to get money out of goods without delay, offer
them at Auction and advertise the sale in the
Want Ad columns of this paper.
Here are Two Good Auction Want Ads
\ rCnON—Tuesday, the 30th at
10:&4 we will sell tin, entire ©ac
ute of Brown • Billterd Perlor oon
•letlftc of 25 high-grade pool and bil
itrd tablet. 50 sett of pool and
billiard balJa. 20 eete of remilne
irory ball*. 500 o r the fin ret cure.
0 bell racks. 25 lockers, 150 genuine
rather settees ant! chairs. 1 cash
register, floor cases and other articles
too numerous to mention. BROWN'S
UILLIAKT PARLOR. 851 Maple
Make it a practice to read our Auction Want
Ads and Business Chances every day. Many a
splendid offer of goods you may want is made in
our Classified section.
Read and Use the Want Ads in
Indiana Daily Times
Tilden and Johnston \First
Yanks to Tangle
AUCKLAND, New Zealand. Dee. 28.
William T. Tilden of Philadelphia. Inter
national tennis singles champion, and,
William Johnston of San Francis o. wilt
represent the United States in the first
of the Davis cup matches against the
Australasian team here today. Gerald
L, Patterson, former world's champion,
and Norman E. Brookes, veteran inter-'
nationalist, will defend the famous ten
nis trophy against the American In tha(
first matches, Brookes playing Tilden and
Pa terson meeting Johnston.
The resumption of competition for the
:up marks the opening of the fifteenth
challenge round, the cup to go to thei
team which wins the best three In five
matches. Pat O’Hara Wood and Rodney
Heath are the other members of the Aus
tralian bam. Samuel Hardy and Watson
M. 4Vaßhburn complete the American
RICHARDS AGAIN STARS.
NE4V YORK, Dec. 28—Vincent
ards. of Yonkers, N. Y., champion of
junior Indoor tennis division for
years. Is the star of the annual
tournament j n progress here.
Is favored to win the title for a
time. The boys' national indoor tiHH
ment Is being played in
that of the juniors.
CASEY STAYS AS COACH.
ALLIANCE, Ohio. Dec. 28.—Eddie Ca
sey, captain of the 1919 Harvard football
team, Monday signed to coach the Mt.
Union College football squad for three
years. He coached Mt. Union this season.
AUCTION—H.rini: disposed of my
farm I will soil at public suction
mil of my machinery. catUe, lion
and borsci, including .40 Poland
china brood aows. 200 suck)ins pins.
5 boars. 30 Ho’.tein milch rows. 2
thoroughbred bulis. 15 rearllns ealvea.
4 work horses. 1 disc harrow. 1 gin it
plow, 1 threshing machine, 1 silo
filler, 1 hay baler. 1 cost a-rc cut
tor, 1 practically new 15-25 tractor,
bam ennipment, rakna. harrow and
other farm machinery sundries.
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