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AT MEADERVILLE Plans About Complete for Am ateur Show at Leonard Gym Monday. With aomi of the cleverest «ma tour athletes of Butte and the surrounding country entered the second annual boxing and wrestling show of the Meaderville Toung Men's club promises to eclipse that of a year ago when a record was made for similar events In the state. It is ex pected that at least 40 will be entered In the various events. The entry list closes tonight. The committee in charge of the ar rangements consists of A. Meffei, chair man. Al Rondono. William Jenkins. John Hosking and John Naaslmbene. These men have arranged for suitable gold and silver medals to be presented to the win ners There will he no cash prir.es hs the show Is to he strictly an amateur ex hibition and Is being held by the sanction of the A. A. I'., and under the super vision of Mr IJndqulst, représentative of that organization in the Rocky Mountain division. The record of each entry has been Investigated and each man so entered has been found to he eltglhle The ring will he 20 feet square, which W1U make It much larger than that In which amateur tourneys In the city I - been held In the past. Seating has been arranged so that at least 900 can be eommodated In the building The first bout will start promptly i •'clock Monday evening and the ent are asked to be at the gym at 7 oY In order to he examined before they ter the ring. HERE TO ARRANGE Young Charley Hackenschmidt is After Connolly's Scalp. George Hackenschmidt, the famous •'Russian Lion" who lost the world's wrestling championship to Frank (lotah In Chicago, Is a prisoner of war ln Ger many. according to his brother. Charley Hackenschmidt, who arrived in Putte last night to try and arrange a match here with Pat Gonnolly •Hack' was fighting with an English regiment when captured and will be held until the war is over | For 15 years lie had been making hi home in England before the war brok «g» Young Charley Hackenschmidt, chal lenger of Pat Connolly to a finish match. •ut. according to his brother. "Young" Hackenschmidt, as the grup pier In Butte Is known, came here from Idaho Falls after concluding a theatrical engagement and says that he will stay in Hutte at least two weeks, providing he can Inveigle Pat Into a match. He 9»ys that he will meet the Irishman on any terms and that he will not quibble over the division of the purse. "1 know that 1 can throw him." says Charley, "as I have been thrown by but One man and thHt was Ootch. He downed me four times ! weigh ISO pounds and am In the pink of condition." Aooordlng to Haokenschmldt. the Kybyeco now wrestling in America is not the original Zybysco. Stanislaus Zyhysco, who became famous In the game. 1* now Captain of a Polish regiment In the Russian army and Is lighting at the front. The man In America is his younger brother, says Charley. AMATEUR BOXING Ail wrestling tournament ghrea by tbe M. Y. M. C. it the fjm ustun, Leonard yards, Monday Evening, Feb. 19 At 8 o'Clocfc. Admissioa St Cert* aad $1. BUTTE TENNIS CLUB NFTER NEW GROUNDS Directors and Members of the Club to Meet With This Idea in View. With hopes for a much bigger mem ) »er ship thin season, new grounds and permanent quarters, a special meeting of the governing board of the Butte Tennis club has been called for next Monday evening at 8 o'clock at the home of Dr. Karated. 675 South Main street. The governing board lias also Invited all mem bers of the club who are interested in this movement to attend the meeting. The board Is composed os C. M. Hesse. Ross Harciay, J F. Cundy. S O. Brown. | McLaughlin, Paquette. Perharn and Dr. Karated. The governing board has taken a step! which. If realised, will mean much to! the tennis players of the city, who are an- I nually becoming more numerous. The old! SECRET OF HURDLES IS GREAT SPEED OVER THE DUE TO A CHANGE IN ARM ACTION $ Robert ' V s * fnjxron \ PAUL PURM AN ln 101«. when Fred Kelly hurdled he 120-yard route in 15 seconds flat leaking a world record that had or 15 years, experts on track athletics) le, dared that it would be years before! he record was beaten again. Then along came Bob Simpson, Mis- ! «»uri farmer bov, a raw country lad. but ossesaed <»t a wonderful physique, win»! 'foved to be the greatest hurdler of all Ime the wonder «.f the track o-flfths of a second 1 I s j t ,, ■ 'ft Kelly i nlerful : <>rd , predicted that h« in 14 2-5 or eve I will go 14 1-5 nd It Is ?r the sticks I •nds The secret over the hurdles is due to a change in arm action which, experts d»*i lure, save front 1 -30th to l-50th ,.f a second at each hurdle and from 1-31 to l-5th <.f a second over the 120 yards Hurdlers have always swung their arms sideways it going over the sticks, but Simpson moves his straight forward and backward The possibilities of Simpson's hurdling have not been nearly reft «heil, according to «V I,. Brewer, director of athletics at Missouri, where Simpson attends col lege. Simpson is like a gold mine whose surface has only Just been scratched." ' "When a time there is do with greater Brewer said much in so lng what he "He has specialised in high hurdling! and the world knows how successful he | has been, but 1 d*> not believe that he has yet reached the zenith of his power, and It would not surprise me to see hint re duce the world's record to 14 2-5 seconds and perhaps even to 14 1-5 seconds be fore he has finished his career. "As a low hurdler he has never even tried seriously to develop himself Never ie soi o t«*ll- j xperi- I theless he has equalled the orid'* '°rd FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS THATS WHAT SOMEBODY TOLD HIM. BY BL' \WEU,TU€B6.S TU' complete list of All TM Goods that WE GOT in T DA.V NON I GOVTK SWE IT T mister, *oo0 buftv. that? euebytuing WE GoT DAY Goodness me ! -vou ue got ALL THE NUMBERS wRon6 n*d WALP TW6 TNH06S AREN'T DOWN UE.Û.E 5 ---- - r as J* KtkJ 9 A IT MV Co ON WELL GUESS T KEEP COLL A0. rs si grounds ars far from the center of the city and with every rain have been much trouble to put in shape. A new clubhouse, the property of the club, with permanent quarters estab lished, has been the aim of the Butte players for years, and with the increasing need of a more suitable place every effort will be made to have new quarters this season. The call for the meeting was sent out by C. M. Hesse, president. WANTS THEM TO PLAY WITHOUT ANY GLOVES Capt. Adrian Anson takes little stock In the suggestions which have been made to increase batting. He says that if they give a batsman his base «in three bHlie. some of the southpaws will never be able to get the side out. "About the only change I would suggest,'' says An son. "to make the game faster would be to require all the fielders. except possibly the first baseman, to do without gloves. Those huge pillows they wear cut down manv a drive that would have been a hit in the old days. 1 have played first base for 20 years and never wore a glove and I don't see why they are necessary now, except for the catchers." • »f 23 3-5 seconds. In racing over the low hurdles he has applied the prtmdples which apply to high hurdles racing and has not yet taken the time to study the problem of making the greatest speeu with the least efTori over the low sticks. When he does the low hurdles record will drop to even time or under. 'In every way he is a wonderful athlete. He runs the hundred in even time, is ■duse to the record for the furlong and is SPORT GOSSIP Fred Beebe from I\ er <>f the Iiouis Baseball club, he hail purehi tland of the Fa Belli tight ish . yesterday, they arrested Owen Daily, a lightweight wrestler, for maiming his opponent by a too strenuous use of the "toe hold." Dally went to Jail rather than post a $1.000 bond required by the court Michigan untv Slsler Now it'i Bill Kenworthy the Oakland infielder drafted l>y the St. lxuis Americans, hua returned his contract to Fielder Jones un signed He says lie will have more money than the paper calls for or spend the summer resting up sity has raised another Now it's up to (leorgia to come with another Ty Cobb. Rudolph Schau*» of the high *chool faculty basketball team, who was called to Helena last Friday t\ officiate at the aaine between Helena and Missoula, be lieves that tlie former championship team is bound to certain defeat this season Although Mr. Thomas has a fast and well TRAINING CAMPS IN THE AMERI CAN LEAGU E PARKS Big League Players to Devote One Hour Each Day to Military Tactics. New York, Feb. 16.—American league baseball parks during tbs playing season are to be turned Into military training campa and the players are to devote one hour a day to Instruction. The league has adopted a resolution to this effect. The resolution directs that the military instruction shall begin In each spring training camp and that the travel from hotels to grounds be executed In military fashion. Major league players, It Is «aid. are looked upon us heroes by the boys and young men of America, "and their appearance upon the field, trelned In mill tary tactics, we believe, would arouse In the hearts of our boys an ambition to emulate their example in doing some thing for the country." good for 50 seconds In the quarter-mile He has broad jumped 23 feet inches, and lisa cleared 5 feet PVii Inches In the high Jump. He throws the discus 130 feet and «»vet and puts the 16-pound shot close to 40 feet Simpson is 24. He entered high school*. In 1911. but did not really take up ath letics seriously until he entered college Before he finished his freshman year, he had become famous. the Willie Hoppe, world's balkline billiards champion, broke all records in a three cushion billiard match at Cleveland last night when he defeated Jack Schaefer. 60 to 25, in 31 innings. He had two high runs of eight and one of six. The Montana basketball players fol lowed the cun tenor of their way last night and suffered another defeat at the hands of the Washington 8tate college team. The score was 83 to 22 About the only satisfaction Montana 1» getting over the present trip is that the team so for has not been "whitewashed." Each Wheat of the Brooklyn Robins Is said to bave made known his intention to definitely retire from the game if the Brooklyn • lub cuts his salary. Wheat owns h big ranch in Oklahoma and doemn t have to play ball for a living. Should Captain Huston, one of the own ers of the Yew York Yankees, carry out his reported plan to form a regiment of ball players, he would do well to call upon Chief Bender. Otis Crandall. Harry Davis and Christ v Mathewson. These four past inters f-rni the class of crack shots amor g hall players. IE IN TEAM PAIRING Suggestions Offered for Han dling District Basketball Tournament. The change of dates for the district basketball tournament to Feb. Î2, 23 and 24 from the first week in March by the Helena coach haa met with the hearty approval of all teams In the district. The dates first set brought the games too dose to the finals which will be held In Missoula the second week in March. The Helena officials also made the drawings for the games and forwarded the results to the different teams. Butte will play Helena Friday night after a game In the afternoon with Anaconda, while the championship team has a whole day in which to rest for the hardest con test of the series. Considerable objection has been heard in regard to the pairing off of the teams. While there can be no doubt that it was done absolutely fairly most of the coaches in the district can see no reason why the drawing should not have been made when the teams arrtved in Helena. Many athletic directors In the state are anxious to organize an athletic association of physical directors who shall direct inter scholastic activities. Such a system would obviate the necessity of all the work fall ing upon one man and would give all the schools an opportunity to share In the direction of the games. Under the present system the district tournament games seem to be handled entirely by the men In charge at the place of the tournament. A high sohool athletic association composed, not of men connected with the physioal depart ments of the schools but of the principals or the different institutions, now controls the general high school athletics. It governs both the state basketball tourna ment and the interscholastic track meet held annually at Missoula. Object to Rule. One of the rules of the committee now seriously objected to Is that which allows a team to take only six men to Roseman for the state games. This makes possible eliminating only one man for personal fouls. The team may he penalized after ward but no man can he removed from the game This makes a direct violation of the rules of the game which say that a player shall be removed upon the com pletion of four personal fouls. Physical directors and coaches are strong In their statements declaring that six men are not enough to take to the tournament for the reason that the aver age high school student Is not in the con dition to stand the strain of a large num ber of hard games played within a com paratively short period. Besides being hard on the players It Is inconvenient for the coaches, they contend. The schedule announced by Mr. Thomas of Helena follows: Thursday night: Butte vs. Missoula, Helena vs. Anacouda, Dillon draws a bye. Friday afternoon: Missoula vs. Dillon. Anacouda vs. Butte. Helena draws a bye. Friday night: Helena vs. Butte. Ana conda va. Dillon. Missoula draws a bye. Saturday afternoon: Butte vs. Dillon, Helena vs. Missoula, Anaconda draws a bye. Saturday night Missoula vs. Anaconda, Butte draws a bye. Helem Dlllo CONEIDENT OE VICTORY OVER BOMBER TEAM Two Fast Games Expected at the High School Gymna sium Tonight. Nothing but an unexpected turn of luck can restrain the faith of the Butte basketball fans in the Purple and White players when they meet the Big Timber squad tonight In the new gymnasium. The Chicago Crescents arrived in town today ready to meet the high school faculty team. Local fans are anxious to see the much touted Russell In action. The Big Timber players arrived in town this morning confident that they can duplicate the defeat which they adminis tered to the local squad on their home floor several weeks ago On the team are McCarthy, all-state forward. Lyons. Bar bour. Captain Busha. Sandass and Rich ards. < oach \ an Cook will start his team as It has played In the last few games at home. Myers, captain, will fill the center position. Driscoll and Ladle, forwards. Sullivan and Zundel, guards. This lineup has had a winning streak which Coaeh Cook does not deem wise to risk the chances of breaking up. Max Flint of Anaconda, formerly a star at the State university, will probably officiate as referee tonight. The first game between the Crescents and the POSITIVELY THE Greatest Bargai Ever Offered the MeiTof Butt HATS AT 81.49 All the Latest Styles—Brand-New Stock. THIS OFFER ONLY LASTS FOR A FEW DAYS The TOGGER 27 W. PARK I The Place to Play I The Marquette 2nd Floor Thomas Blk 41 West Park Street, Butte Catering to Men Who Appreciate First-Class Equip ment and Service 1 Billiards and Bowling faculty will be called promptly at fr, o'clock. A dance will be given after the game. Big Timt>er will play In Anaconda Sat urday night. THE BUTTE DAILY POST POSTS YOU ON THE NEWS SUITS w "No Better Thin th. B«l. » Better Thin the Beet. * ALLEN & DARNEU 207 East Perk.