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Rush lo Qualify as Members
of Various Clubs 26,000
Apply for Membership-.
NEW YORK, Dec 5. Despite the
fact that the JJew York legislature de
cided that the people of Greater New
York should not be permitted to see
public exhibitions of boxing,' that form
of sport is still very popular. The
truth of the assertion is proved by the
rush of patrons to qualify as members
of the various clubs in New York and
their evident eagerness to attend
bouts without reference to the means
by which their wishes are gratified.
From the day that the Frawley law
repeal bill was passed the promoters
of Gotham have been busily engaged j
in perfecting their membership plans, i
and now each of the ten club's located
in Greater New York is prepared to
proceed on that basis.
A canvass of the clubs showed the
following results in signed applica
tions for membership:
Club and promoter. Membership
Broadway S. C, Brooklyn, J.
Clermont S. C, Brooklyn, P. J. k ,
Mullins . . 3100
Fairmount A. C., Manhattan, W.
Harlem S. C, Manhattan, I.
Pioneer S C., Manhattan, G.
Manhattan S. C., Manhattan, D.
New Polo A. A., Manhattan, W.
Military A. C., Brooklyn, A. Mack 1500
Vanderbilt A. C., Brooklyn, A.
Queensboro A. C., Queens .... 1100
Total club membership .... 26,000
The total of 26,000 signed applica
tion cards represents merely the regu
lar patrons of the various clubs, being
those who live in the vicinity of the
club houses. Each club has a large
clientele composed of residents of the
neighborhood, and these are to be
found at the ringside each night that
bouts are staged The figures indicate
approximately the number that would
attend each set of bouts of ordinary
quality. These are the regulars who
get seats at every entertainment in
the nearest boxing club.
I ' IN THE REALM OF )
I 1 BOXING ;
ST. PAUL, Dec. 5. Benny Leonard, '
lightweight champion, knocked out 1
1 ; Gene Delmont of Memphis in the 1
' eighth round of a scheduled ten -round
H ; boat here tonight A left to the Btom- '
, ach was the deciding blow. Leonard j
H had the better of the battle from the J
H start. After chopping Delmont for (
H ' seven rounds the champion finally j
H backed him into a corner and put over 1
H I the punch that ended tho bout It was (
H ! said to be the first time Delmont has
H beeji knocked out. Billy Whelan, a
H i local lightweight, knocked out Johnny
H I Noye, also of St Paul, in the second
H round of the semi-windup. i
H PROVIDENCE, R. I., Dec. 5. Irish I
Patsy Cline of New York knocked out i
H Jimmy Paul of New York after one
H minute and thirty seconds of fighting
H j at Marieville tonight The bout was i
i scheduled to go twelve rounds.
H CINCINNATI, O., Dec. 5. Harry
1 Greb of. Pittsburgh has been matched
to go twelve rounds to a decision with
H Gus Christie of Indianapolis here De
cember 17. Grebs' bout with Jack Dil
Ion has been canceled.
PITTSBURG, Dec. 5. Joe Choynski,
one of the big lights of the prize ring,
at one time, is critically ill with pneu
monia, the diseaso which killed "Bob"
Fitzslmmons several weeks ago.
Hj ! DENVER, Dec. 5. Jack Bratton, the
well known coast featherweight, who
has been boxing around Denver for
j over a year, has joined the navy as a
fireman. He will leave tonight for the
naval training station at San Fran-cisco.
1 MARRIED MEN ARE
I SELECTED TO PLAY'
, NEW YORK, Dec. 5. There s no !
possible chance of Rube Marquard be-1
coming the property of the Cincinnati
! Reds, according to Charles H. Ebbets,
president of the Brooklyn ball club.
To emphasize the fact, "Squire's
Ebbets stated that he would not trado
the "Rube" for all the single men in
Hj The reason for the "Squire's" dcter-
mlnatlon to retain Marquard Is be
cause the "Rube" can still put them
. over with his old cunning and that he
j is a married man.
I t Manager Robinson of the Robins has
j but fourteen players who-are not sub
j jeet to call on the next draft
TURN TO FARMING
When President Charloy Comiskey
of the world's champion White Sox in
vited a party of Woodland bards and
baseball officials, including Manager
Rowland, to his shooting lodge in Wis
consin after tho world's series games,
they got a big surprise. They found on
I their arrival that there was a big po
tato crops which needed harvesting, so
the crowd pitched in and played the
j role of farmer for a few days.
Rowland led the wheelbarrow bri
J gade, and they all worked so faith
I fully that the crop was put away in
I short order.
( HANS LOBERT ONE
OF REAL VETERANS
I The unconditional release of John
fj Lobert by the New York National
i league club marked the passing of the
SOLDIER-GOLFER OUIMET IS MONEY-GETTER
FOR WAR FUNDS
m$wk-? : 'M mWlT4' 4
FRANCIS OUTftlET AND JOHN ANDERSON.
Francis Coilmotr former opn'gblf champfon, has found two waytJ
to show his" patriotism.
hi. Ouhnet Is a prLvae at Camp Devlns, Mass., having given up his
EpprtLnTe goods business In Boston to answer tho first draft and has
found' -time betwedtf learning how to be a soldier to earn $12,000 for
yarIous.?var funds, by his golf play. '
re His last -match was at the Englewood", N. J., Units where he played
afoursomo with Jesse Guilford. Oswald KIrkby and John Andersoa.
oldest third baseman in the National
league in point of service. Ho broke
into the game on the lots of Pittsburg
and for a short time was a member of
the Pirates, with which team he
played his first big league ball.
It was no fault of the Pittsburg
management that Hans slipped away.
He was released with the understand
ing that he still belonged to the Buc
caneers, but the team to which he was
sent for further seasoning changed
hands and the new owners refused to
carry out the optional agreement.
FENCERS WILL REMAIN IDLE.
NEW YORK, Dec. 5. The Amateur
Fencers' League of America will hold
no championship contests or tourna
ments during this winter because of
the war-time conditions which prevail,
it was announced tonight by W. Scott
O'Connor, secretary-treasurer of the
organization, O'Connor said that all
active competition for titles had been
suspended in every division through
out the country. t
NEW YORK, Dec. 5.In the inter
national calch-as-catch-can wrestling
tournament here tonight Ed (Stran
gled Lewis of Lexington, Ky., throw
Charles Pospishill of Bohemia in 18
minutes 1 second, with a crotch and
arm hold. Gus Schoenlein ("Ameri
cus") of Baltimore, threw Tommy
Drack of Holland in -12 minutes 30 sec
onds with a crotch and neck lock.
THE SIX-DAY RACE. '
NEW YORK, Dec. 5. With the field
of competitors in the six-day bicycle -race
at Madison Square Garden re
duced to twelve teams, nine of them
had covered 1301 miles and 1 lap at
midnight and the other three were one
lap behind. The record for 72 hours
is 146S miles and 5 laps, made by
Goullet and Grenda in 1914.
BOXING PROMOTER IS ' '
CLEVELAND, O., Dec. 5. Coroner
P. J. Byrne's inquest into the death of
"El Paso" Jimmy Wilson, who died
'from a fractured skull, following a
knockout in a match with Whitey
j Wenzel of Pittsburg last week, devei
, oped that all precautions against acci
dents had been taken and that Wen
zel was in no way to blame.
Coroner Byrne declared that in his
opinion Wilson's death was an un
avoidable accident, but suggested that
a cork padding for the floor of the
1 ring instead of tho present canvas cov
i ered felt padding would reduce the
number of ring accidents.
j BOWLERS WILL START
I - A BIG WAR "FUND
, NEW YORK, Dec. 5. Delegates
from largo eastern bowling associa
i tlons at a meeting of the United
(States Bowlers' Relief association an-
, nounced that the organization would
start a national fund whieh is expect
: ed to amount to 51,000,000 for tho aid
of bowlers who have enlisted in the
war ' and for needy deopndenta. 1
1 A committee for collection and ad-
ministration of the fund was named.
CARLISLE PLAYER DIES.
CARLISLE, Pa., Dec. 5. Louis God
I frey, 20, Chippewa Indian guard on the
j football team here, died suddenly to
day following an operation on an in
I jured knee. Complications sot in fol
lowing the operation. Godfrey's home
was in Cloquet, Minn.
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BOYS ID DESIGNS
01 1 AUTOMOBILE
Kenneth Farr, Henry Bond and
Claud Wilkinson, three juveniles, were
taken into custody last night by Act
ing Police Chief O. H. Mohnman. Evi
dence against the youths Indicate they
were preparing to take an automobile.
They were released on promise to ap
pear before Judge Joshua Homer of
the juvenile court next Saturday.
Suspicion first was directed to tho
boys when Mohlman saw them run
ing south from Twenty-fifth, on Hud
son. Thirty seconds later, ho met two
men who made inquiry if he had seen
three boys, whom they had caught
stealing the key to their auto and had
fled upon their approach. The officer
went in pursuit and arrested the
! En route to the station, one of the
boys dropped the key. It was later
found lying on the sidewalk west of
the city hall. The youthful prisoners
were well dressed and more than ordi
A second-hand automobile is some
times better than a new one. Every
thing breakable about it may be
ALL CLUBS TO IE
PUT ON WAR BASIS
Retrenchment by Major
League Will Cause Players
to Live on $2.50 a Day.
CHICAGO, Dec. 5. Major league
baseball will be put on a war basis
next year to such an extent that some
of the high-priced stars will be com
pelled to travel in upper berths and
sustain life on $2.50 a day. The rail
roads themselves will be responsible
for tho former. The owners will get
the blame for the latter. The trans
portation situation will be forced on to
baseball automatically. The war ra
tions will be an artificial adjunct to
the many economic measures owners
have in prospect and which will be
discussed next week.
It hasbeen decided by both leagues
that it will be best to make the nation
al game as near normal as possible
next season. This will provide a reg
ular training season as well as a noisy
opening. If war conditions do not rob
the owners of all their material thoy
will undoubtedly finish tho season;
that is, in the major circuits. It is
doubtful if a single minor league will
go the distance next year. The betting
at present is 2 to 1 against this.
War Program Detailed.
It is the National league which has
been yelling the loudest for economy
for next year. The majority of the
owners in the older circuit are for this
Long schedule of 154 games in five
and a half months.
Regular schedule double-headers in
order to increase the attendance and
make the game more commercial than
A player limit of eighteen men (a
few are sticking for seventeen.)
A training season of thirty days.
A maximum allowance of 2.50 a
day for player's meals
A contract which calls for monthly
payments "for duration of the season,"
which would automatically stop sala
xies as soon as owners close the sea
son, which might be weeks in advance
of the date originally set.
A war clause in every contract
A revision of holdover contracts in
order to relieve the owners of tho un
Tho public to pay the amusement
140-Game Schedule Favored.
Tho American league magnates are
for the majority of these "amend
ments" and many more. Some of
these will be discussed at the coming
meeting next week hero and in New
York. A few will not be mentioned
here, but will be discussed either in
secret or shelved before the regular
American league owners not all,
but a majority are in favor of a play
ing schedule of 140 ( games, to be
played in five months If possible, if
not, in five and a half. If in five and
a half, games will be played in cities
which have had baseball, but are now
without it These will be of Inter
! league character and will be staged for
tho purpose of giving the fans in the
smaller cities a fair proportion of the
sport which war conditions have rob
bed them of. Ban Johnson will be an
advocate of this.
Training Trips Worry.
The suggestion will also be made
that National and American league
teams play exhibition games at south
ern military camps during the spring
training season. If a shorter schedule
is adopted the majors may not Inflict
their spring baseball on either the
west or the south. Thoy will do their
preparing nearer home. This will be
an aid to both government and the
Those having the game at heart will
discourage long training trips next
spring on account of the transporta
tion problem. If the teams do go south
they will be advised to just cross the
snow belt and be contented with
places in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana,
and Florida, or still near home, Indi
ana and Missouri, for instance.
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LOGAN FIRE IS CAUSED
Church officials and architects are
disclussing already the re-building of
the Logan temple, which was badly
damaged by fire Tuesday evening. The
loss has been estimated at $100,000 but
paintings, art glass .and furnishings
were destroyed Which It will be Impos
sible to replace at any figure, their" in
trinsic value was considered so high.
Fears originally entertained that the
fire might have been of incendiary
origin were all but completely refuted
by an Investigation carried on by
President Serge F. Ballif of the Cache
stake and members of a committee.
Thoy found, according to his report to
ofTicials in Salt Lake, that the blaze
appeared to have started from wires
in an electric cabinet under the main
stairway The flames spread, he said,
to some highly inflammablo polish that
had been loft In the room. '
Having gained headway from this
accidental fuel, the Are burned its way
to the top floor, though it did not reach
the roof. Its passage from room to
room and from floor to floor proved
very destructive. Dense volumes of
smoko ruined some of the most highly
prized articles in the temple, some of
which it may be very difficult to re
place. Heavy destruction was wrought
in the celestial room, while furnish
ings in practically every other room
The fire was discovered Tuesday
night two hours after the janlotr had
made his final Inspection of the tem
ple and had left. He quitted the build
ing at 5:30 p. m. and at 7:45 Mrs.
Henry McCulloch, whose homo is lo
cated across tho street, saw the fire
nickering through the temple windows.
She gave the alarm and members of
the fire department1 appeared on the
The blaze then seemed to be confin
ed to the electric closet, and this Initial
fire was put out without difficulty.
Thought Their Work Done
Firemen had left the temple under
the belief that their work was done,
when a second blaze started, this time
on the third floor. A second alarm
was sounded and the work of extin
guishing the flames was resumed. This
time the task proved far more diffi
cult. The fire hung high and elusive
and tons of water that were directed
against it added to the damage to the
By tho time the last spark was out
a heavy toll by fire, smoke and water
had been Liken. The estimate of a
$100,000 loss was made by Karl C.
Schaub, an architect He expressed the
opinion that it would take that amount
to rebuild parts that had been de
stroyed. A later estimate made by a
committee of brethren placed the loss
at $80,000 to $100,000.
Tho Logan templo was the fourth
ono to be built by the Mormon people
and the second to be erected in Utah.
It was dedicated September 17, 1S84,
and cost approximately $500,000. It
had been In course of construction
seven years, tho corner-stone being
laid by President Brigham Young in
TO IE AIMED
The demurrer filed by C. B. Johnson,
a local chiropractor, to tho complaint
charging him with practicing medicine
without a license, was overruled by1
Judge Agee yesterday afternoon and 1
the chiropractor will have to standi
trial on the charge.
Johnson demurred on the grounds
that tho facts stated in the complaint
did not constitute sufficient grounds
for action and the judge decided that,
under a ruling of the supreme court of!
the state, tho facts alleged in the in-'
formation were sufficient. The chiro-1
praetor was ordered to appear before I
'Tor the first time in many months one of IB
the boys in the camp produced a sack of' Sj
BULL DURHAM and in less. time than it B
takes to write this note the sack was empty . I
and thirty lads enjoying the good old smoke of ; K
home tobacco'7 IB
writes Corporal T. B. SWIFT, 5 I E
Spanish-American War Veteran, now 72 , J L B
with Canadian Troops in France. A P j j Bp
GENUINE (fVvW B
"Bull! Durham )$ffi$g i
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of a Nation 5n. m
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the court December 8, at 9:45 a. m., to
be arraigned on tho charge.
iff LOOSE 1, 19
At a meeting last night of Unity
Lodge No. 18, F. A. M. the annual elec
tion of officers was held with the fol
lowing being chosen:
R. E. Boyd, master; F. C. ' Osgood,
senior warden; P. F. Kirkendall, jun
ior wardenr H. L. Taylor, treasurer;
Felix T. Moore, secretary; Fred M.
It vas announced after the election
that the installation of the officers
would take place with fitting ceremony
on the evening of Wednesday, Decem
; ELKS' Mil 01
- II YEARS' EVE
The Elks' lodgo of Ogden is planning
a big reunion and celebration for New
Year's eve, according to an announce
ment made last night at the monthly
dance of the order. An entertainment
committee has been organized to plan
the celebration and will announce its
program within a few days. It con
sists of W. T. Greenwell, Morris Flow
ers, George Huss, Earnest Stone, Par
ley Richardson and Robert M. Hoggan.
The dance last night was attended
by a large number of Elks and their
ladles and was most successful. Lil
lian Thatcher's orchestra furnished tho
music and dainty refreshments were
m FIBER IS H I
PRESIDENT OF Tl 1
EAGLES' AERIE I
Without a dissenting vote, Adam Kr
Farber was elected president of tho K.-
Ogden aerie, 11S, Eagles lodge, at the ; w ;
annual meeting last night He sue- r K
ceeds C. E. Carllle. - K-p
Harry Wright was elected vice pres- wfilft
ident; W. H. Luddingtoji, chaplain, and j
Gilbert Porter, treasurer, also by ac-
clamation. Farber formerly vas vice j Ba
president and Wright, chaplain. i j Bl,.
Other officers elected last night ;
wore E. R. Geiger, secretary; W. A. j K.
Wright, Inner guard; Thomas Grimes, i I
outer guard; C. H. Martin, trustee; Dr. K
Reinhold Kanzler, physician. Martin I BL
was chosen trustee to serve for three f RL"
years. The new officers will be for- J Brj"
mally Installed within the next two f K"
Committees reported that the organ- . Rj ft
ization's finances are in good condi- I Bj
tion and that the prospects for tho ,
lodge's continued prosperity are ex- W. K' "
ceedlngly bright. The first event on ', Rf :
the social calendar is a "smoker" on E K- '
the evening of December 18. There f: V
will be a series of three dances dur- 1; Bp ;
ing the nolidays. ft BW,
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HAASS ARRESTED AS ALIEN. Rvlc
BOSTON, Dec. 5. Clemens A. : mfc?
Haass, treasurer of a cordage manu- iF
facturing company, who, federal auth- , , ; MjJi
oritles charged, gave a dinner in Bos- ' W
ton to celebrate the sinking of the
Lusitanla, was arrested hero today as !
an alien enemy and held without bail ; i '
pending advices from Washington. V
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