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MopaT. April 15. IMS.
THE TIMES. Pace Three HIGH SCHOOL 2 YMSLETBCS TBA PSH&O TifUG B&SEB&IL, PUGUSfsT, mflsoom golf Times in I FHCHS NDIM ! "Alexander the Great" Gives Movie Actor a Lesson in Pitching a Curved Ball BOYS ARRIVE i BUNCHES jrvlng Ghayken With Mortar Battery Says His Palls Have Been Over the Top, mV M v. V JV " rrrlri Cha-ken. Tk Times port writer, who about a yssr ijo -was tell ln( the prospects of Paul Farduhn"s . crack ball team. In a Utter dated March It. received today, writes entertainingly ef the big doings !n Xo Jinn's Land rhertt be, with many Lake county toys, hive, already wen action. "Izzy" says: "Somewhere in Fiance," March 13. Tear Friend: "Hava been intending to w-rite you for the last two weeks, but have been too busy. nl excuse the delay. I am in the beat of health and feeling-, fit as toe French 75 a. which I will aoon see fcoppine crer tha Hun line on the- west rn front. "X tare Just heard from tha trench mortar battery boys ho are all In No Man's Land and have, faced the music mora, than thrice, but the bunch seems to take things interestingly and the only thin they kick about is the mud whicn they aay doas not exist in the eld home town, and I certainly must agree with tha mortar beya. "If the censor thle pass, and 1 bora be does. I cart say on good authori ty that Indiana, boy, r.-imbrring In bun- j rtreds. bare already clashed with the Hun in several engagement", and have j always shown up in t'p-top fo-m. "Indiana draftees ar beginning 'o ar rive in great bunches and Hoosierdom !a certainly well represented, the or.iy thlnr missing is a. Hoosler raper and if George Ada wants tha job ba can have it. ao convey this news to him. Every tata a far as I hare learned has a newspaper published for the boy, of. their own state and T certainly would like to see, Tndinra. fall in line. "The arrival of Secretary Baker yes terday has created a great feeling among the people and the reception Sec ratary Baker received T don t th-r.k wilt ver be duplicated, for beside receiving ": warm welcome from tb people who thronged to see the great personage from the states, the Germans also cele brated by dropping bombs over Paris, without setting our "war leader". Thanks to the anti-rraft puna which several Hammond boys are pperatirg end also to the barrage fire wfcloh threw the 60 air-birds in a turmo.l, and they ouickiy hastened back to their station j'or safety. "I am seVrr a great da' of France, something different every day, end were it not for the censor who is always on the Job one could write a hundred pases without stopping-. "Have met several newspaper men from New Tcrk and Cleveland and they claim that writing under the present conditions is like trying to jet Into the lirAc -Sli . IMIOi t.l a 4 - v3i 4 . .-A, v:: .-: K'i . vK ill SHOWS UP CREDIBLY Defeats Scatena Colts, 4 to 1, in Practice Game at Parduhn's Park. GARY MAT ARTISTS FIRST IN fl. I U. WRESTLING MEET 111 Karl Kunert Decides Tour ney for Y. M. C. A., Win ning Two Events Great Lakes Is Second, Greek Olympic Third. THE CHAMPION. !" $ - -. r ... .v..... . . . . s . . COJCLAS FAfR8.NBS Because rvoug-ia'J Fairbanks ir.ay find It necessary in son:- of his movie parts to act as ha-sebaU pitcher be writ to one t the, very bst atsthor'ties to ,.--. .... 2 C gi?over c. auxande; !8rn. He c."'i Grov! "Alexnr.ier the Oreat.'' '".hs '. ;a'n .1:5 for the ? ' h s -. r . C. Alexarde'. '.rho is now in 1 t ne 1. tii'-ago jnal League Kiel catial. but we must do our duty, they added. the force. Best wishes An ever. "Tetir friend. "iRvixa." "Iteoirds to for good luck. LETTERS FBOM SOLDIERS Green line. Camp San Antonio is a fine city. I went to town today ar.d went on! other two bits were n sisht-seem trip in Fn Antonio, I was in three churches COO years old. Our amp 'n a balloon aohnob I lt'-ed in Ilnmrrord ?T yTrs n",d there is no p'n- like Hammond. Ir.d. The best of luck to nil my frip.'s in dar old liimn ond. T "!iM lilte 10 It is pet tins; ".1 Tn a practice game of biseba'.l Sunday : afternoon. Taul Parduhn's team defied; the Scatena Coin at the Hammond j league park. 4 to 0, In five inrunes. ' Neither side was able 10 score until the fourth inninc when the Hammond ! crowd cut loose and piled up a total of j four runs before the Colts could stop, them. After r.hode had been thrown'. out, pitcher to first. Knight slatted the artillery with a single over third. Moli, pet up, -was hit by a pitched hall and Mostii followed with n l"i;b'e to left field, scorine Knight and put tins Moll ci third. Zeid'cr, who played a neat game at third, followed with a fl--- to left end View, the o'.d Northern Indiana League, player, rapped up a two-bagger to left center, scoring both Moll and Mostil. View then stole third and scored a mo-1 ment later when Hoffman was safe nt first 0:1 I.ynch's error. Johnson, the new Sratena pitcher, then threw out i Hudson at first ar.d ended the. Inning. I Johnny Knight looked his old self ?t short and at bat got one of Hammond's three hits and a base on bails. The double by Mostil and a double by View. Hoffman, Hud son and Bourke were active and looked pood. Bourke, who comes from Gary, made m. pretty c-h of a long fly off Hakalar's bat. Oary T. Great Hearyweig-ht Xarl Kaaert, Gary T. M. C. A. 175-pound Kail Kunert, M. C. A. 158-ponnd "W. H. Wicker, Lakes. 145-poand A. rorst, Great Likes. 135-pouBtl Spyroa Torres, Greek Olympic. 125-pound H. X. HobJsel, Jollat Steel. 115-pound V. V. Toseo, unat tached. 103-pound J. r. Mea-gher, Gary T. SC. C. A. STAITDIITO Or THX CLUBS. Gary T.M.C.A..36 Jollet 5 Great Lakes 17 Swedish Ath. 3 Greek Olymplo-13 Seward Park 1 Hebrew Init. 7 erccon end were featured by upsets. Forst turned in the first surprise when he dumped Vorres. Greek Olympic ex pert, in the 14G-pound division. The latter was one of the favorites to win this event, having defeated Metropnula in the prelims. Jerlstrom's. defent at the hands of Larson was another upset, for It was the second time the Gary grappier was beaten in the 1 ourr.aineiit Kunert redeemed himself for his early defeat by winning two mat-hes dutdng the afternoon, paving the way for his entry into the finals and two titles. Fol lowing are the results of last night's matches : i One hundred and f.f ty-e!ght-siound ' clesp "Wicker, Great Lakes, dcffe.ated ! Stephenson, Great Lakes, in 15 roinutes I (decision). George Tragos, Greek. Olym j pic, won by default. " i One hundred and eight-pound class j Meagher. Gary "T", defeated Fetros. I Greek Olympic. 10:37. Harris, C. H. I., j defeated Heenan, Joliet, In S:l j place. BOWLER 1ST PLACE Hammond will ray the Aristos. a niv ie the new Liberty Hal!.' team in the city lea ante. Sunday andthe e end t-me to r.i to bed,' "ttire proceeds of the gar.,0 are to be Best of 1 From Corporal Hirsch. Camp Jos. E. Johr.aton. Jacksonville, Fa. April S. Editor TiMrs: -Tour welcomed papers were received today and I note with pride what Ham mond is do;ng in thl3 great v. orld wat. "We Hammond boys con fe-l in'tfhtj proud of the spirit shown 1n the new Liberty linli recently eree'e'i. With best of success in the third Lib erty Loan drive. JOS. I.. HIRSCH. ' Motor Truck Co.. 43?. Cimp Jos. K. Johnston. Jacksonville, Fla, , .. From Ben Waggoner. Camp John "Wise, San Anionic, Tex . April T. 1?!?. I-M: for Times: I pe yo'tr rrrr 'vefy wk f 'cto my mother ari the paper looks good to me to get it. I am in the Med. Dept. of the 41st Balloon Co. We are bavins; fne weather here, it gets hot down here. 1 11m a nure In the hospital. T ll'xe to J the ho-s f'fo tiiir:.. I workel o i the street car line as a m'orrre on ck to t!.s boys in France. T liX S. WAGONER, 41st Ba'iou Co.. Jled. Iept , Camp John Wise. Pan Antonio, fxi" WILURD EIGHT turned over to the local rh.npter of Tc d Cros. The Aritos have a fast tam, beng managed by Jack Ness who recently riayed f.rst base for the Chicspo White 1 Sot. He will play first and run the club, j Fard'ihd prorrises to have a f.rst cln?' j pitcher with his club nest Sunday, j The bo: score: Scatena Colts. ah Gnry T. M. C A. won the National A. A. V. w rest'.'ng championship to::rna mer.t b.e'd on the Cherry Circle mats last nigl.t under the auspics of the C. A. A. The Great Lakes finished sec ond and the Greek Olympic third. Karl Kunert was responsible for ten of the steel City's tallies. This Indiana giant von the heavyweight and the 175 1 .'utd file, both or. decisions. First he I ttiuiiipi.-a over , s istrom or tne twea i ih A. C. and followed up a few mfn ; i.ies later itli .0 v. in over Meyer of the 1 . If. T. Meagher, the mute from Gary, v.'-n the 3 5-P"'und crow n. but had to be i curried from the ring niter his victory. I He exhausted bis strength beating Fete jPetres of the Greek Olympic in one of I the hardest matches of the right. i Sailor Wins 158 Tltla. ! "Wicker of the Great Lakes defeated 1 Stephenson of th Great Lakes for the i 1; i-p.-iird chntiipionship. Neither of One hundred and seventy-ffve-pound class Kunert, Gary "T". defeated Mey- . cr, C. H. I , in 15 minutes (decision). I For third- place Finktey. Great Lakrs. ! defeated Grlgsby, Kusscll Sauare, In 45 ! seconds. One hundred and twenty-five ponnd class Hohrsel, Joliet, defeated Fellous, Greek Olmyplc. in 6:35 (body scissors and half nelson). For third place, Frazee. Great Lakes, defeated Vosen, unattached, in twenty seconds. One hundred and twenty-five pound class A. Forst. Great Lakes, defeated George Metropolous, Gary "T". in fifteen minutes (decision). Vorres, Greek Olym pic, won from Kallmerles, Greek Olym pic, by default. One hundred and fif teen-pound class Vasen, unattached, defeated Pammow, C. H. I.; Marlon, Sward Park, won from Petros, Greek Olympic, by default. Heavyweight class (Kunert, Gary "T". defeated Jerlstrom. Swedish A. C. time. 15 minutes (decision); Minkley, Great) Lakes, defeated Larson. Swedish A. C. j time, 15 minutes (decision). ; 135-pound class Spyros Vorrj. Greek Olympic, won from George Metropolous. Gary "T", by default. Frazee, Grfat Hammond was heard from in the Siie Howling Tournement, which is btmc held at South Vlcnd, Ind.. yesterdav. when Eddie "Woggles G'oehrlnger and Clarence "Bonos" Baies, the only two I-Iammond pin-men entered in the tournament, got in the money. In other words "Woprles." made the nalhrs sit up and Like rtoMc. Tn the sincles yesterday afternoon l.e hit the wood for 622 maple", the highest indi vidual score that has so far been re is,tered. His f.rst game notched him CM pjlns. A couple of bad breaks in V.-.s sec ond game drorped him down to 101 and for third 1 jn the third Fcssion Eddie came brie!; I -with another 214 games. Vncless sonn i one. goes over nis neaa in tne smgies 1 has a chance to tal- fitTt "Woggles" place. Jn the ail event "Jack Pot" Eddie ro istered a total of 1.607 maples. Tnaklr.ar an average of over 1SS rins ard gettins high total to date. In this event he only bad two blows checked up against him. Eddie and "Bones" rolled together in the doubles, but with some bad breaks they were only able to score a total of "Rones" singles got a total cf ?7 r'ti" landing him in four: Iakes, 14:46. defeated Jones, Gary "T", In 1.06?. in his place. Some of the Gary boiers also landed in the money. Swissbelm scoring fcC'T 111 the singles and Buster Smith with 61M. Up to the four o'clock shift Kutz and F.rrsel of Gary were high in the doubles with a Fcore of 1.117 pins. Marion heads the list in the f.ve men cvn' and with a total of 2,$flR. Gary failed to get in the money in the five man events. EAGAN KEADY FOR MIXUP WITH TED LEWIS ie boj a took tip grappling until they PKN'Vr.'P, uMus Gun'. COLO.. April 15 Go,-, cf Colorp.Jo Is entirelv willir:; for Jess Wil'ard and Fred Ful ton to Jo to Berlin nr.d mix in a battle royal with the ka'ser's half dozen sons, but he is determined they shall not fight for the heavyweight champion ship in Colorado. I Jens, cf. I Kenr.edy, cf. j Tofs. Sb. ; Bsrntan. S. j Rabin, Tb. ! Lynch. Ib. j Lov-. if. i Bakalar, rf. I Brennan. c. ! Johnson, p. ! Totals 1 1 2 jorr.iv, mo.. r of K r.sas 1 "it of rishos'i, V,'s to a dr.';".- cm I Ap-il Hugh "W.iik- at.d Eddie McGoorty boxed twelve rounds ia;.-. The bout was Hanunond. ab ch'eflly a sparring exhibition. In the, early stages McGoorty landed a sting ins: left to "Walker's face, which pearly Ch-sed one eye. ar.d A a!kr'8 face was otherwise considerably bruised. BI V l iberty Itnniis. ! Rhode, rf 3 Kriisfht, ss. 2 Moll, If. 2 Bourke, If. 1 Mostil, tb. J 7iedler. Sb. g View, cf. 3 Hoffman, lb. 2 Hudson, c. 1 Vingilsh, p. S REDDY TO CONFER WITH JACK KEAENS 4 li 1 s 1 ft I ft n ' enrolled in the r.avy, so thdr showing! n J was n big fivpris-. At-r winning the' premier honors. M'icker thanked the fans, n . that lined the ringside, explaining- tha-; jack Tddy. r.nanaeer of Billy M5sk 3 l.'s success u as due 1 1 Dr. Kb tiff man. j ar.d the St. raul promoter who has the Ensign Kennedy and Ben Reuben, tne Jack Hempsey-Mike match billed for ! 0 i j wrestling Instru' tor at the station. The tournament was the most suc j ce-oful ever conducted fy the C. A. A. Ten champions participated in the even's and many crowns exchanged I bands. During the course of the pro I gran a tttember of the C. A. A. loyalty j committee, pa-,e a four-mimif talk on i the Liberty Loan a-d bolhs for Fubscr'p j lions were s.tua'ed nt a! cxi's. j Upsets Are Many. The semi-finals were .ield in the art- May S in his city, got into Chicago yf terday with Miske from Atlanta, where Bill laced Gunboat Smith the o'her night. Dempsey and Manager Jack Kearns. having whipped John the Bar ber in a court f.ght at St. Louis, v ill be here this morning to discuss the S. Paul match with Redd'--. The promoter is glad the Missouri court ruled in favor of Pempsey. as he was ge'ttng -worried over his own match, which will be a big i thing in the northwest. CHICAGO. April 13. Cat: the punch's f Joe Eagcn, Milwaukee w c-lterwcigii'. t offset tho speed, cleverness nr.d ring I generalship of Champion Tod Lewis J when thev meet in Milwaukee tomorrow I iifgbt? That s the question Chicago far (are asking themselves today. Milwau I kee admirers, and there av many, are backing Eagcn to get the popular deci I si on, And betting is heavy. Frank Mul- kern, who cleaned up handsomely en Tal Moore against Johnny Ertle. Is wiilinc to bet big money Eagen wins. l'rot.i Milwaukee comes the word .Too is in grand condition, his long layoff fit! in? him for this hard contest. Buy I.lhcrty Honda! Lend " oar Money to I'nclr Sa. Or l ose A utir AtJ to the Keler: Buying: bond Mtf unldiers' Jle. Bememh-r ItuttU houBTht no bonds heve T oil f ft 1ft ft 1 ft ft 4 ! ft' ft I ' urn? 1 .n.,11. .-Mi I. .. . .v-...,.- ... , t - iz- j S ; I : 1 i.iiiai.M-ii-iiuiiMH miiLM ami 1 ihm 1 , wm innimniiimiwiiii imiiiiiiikhi nai mm ; 1 -11. 1.I) i I alS--llrSSeai fSSii13aSiSallEI E U i ' il 1 Totals !D 4 FEINTS MORE VERTISING THAN ANY OTHER NEWSPAPER IN THIS MSTRSCT AND IS THE BEST WAY FOR DEALERS TO GET IN TOUCH WITH THE PROSPECTIVE CUSTOMER n3S5-SES3--! rS 3 fOTEvery Man in Lake County Who JJhas Money to Use in Buying an Automobile Reads THE TIMES. SSSSai BSCS NATION NEEDS SPORT TO M1T1 SPIRIT ; By GOV. JOHN K. TENER ; President cf Tho National League I 'Written for the United Tress) ! Xuw that aprinff-Iike weather and 1 j the warm days are upon us tha call j j of the baseball field seems stronger ithan ever. Especially la this true i among- our soldiers and s.n'.lors. as ! j they may be encamped en this side cf j i ti e Atlantic or in Trance. ' Whenever and wherever the Arner- i li'sn youth finds the opportunity h ' elds o the desire to get Into the ; -pen with ha'.! and hat and indulge ' 1 in the game of baseball, cf which he ' . i.J so for.d. j While our m'nds must, by reaaon o" i 1 the very nature of the situation, be 1 constantly filed with thoughts of war. j we realise that while our best efforts are ir'.ven to our country's service we must keep our minds and bodies in 'iich shape as to make those eforfs . :ii".t, effective. A feeling of depretaion and fear will never win against good cheer, good health and good work. The administration, headed by the president himself, has approved the ' continuance of outdoor sports through-- out the war. Those college wii'ch abandoned baseball and f.iotha'.l lost , joar 1:2M pur their 8.h!ei!ca again i r.'o f ull swing", w !;!! the Red 'rO .as to jftd that rest 'n iv-po lan-e f ! f-"d and munitions ft .r tnen In Fran ' ' ie'i'lie baxeba'l and ot her L 1 t ' ; , faraphernaiia. Cat they may !nduia ; in their sport and thus keep up the physical fllnosn and spirit of the army. Baseball is a war .tme, There la no blot 6n !i banner. It lis given 5t fair iihare on service and Is prepared t j give more. n IBtgSSilBfct r 1 mmmmmtmm.mMvm'vmmm iw .;i" se y v . .'. ' v . y ,mv J wmm 'n,ns-.-l I WILL SEE GAME. i I j In the n . 3 ! ho r, o.,d . m h',i,dred f-.. j Hamtnond bcseiiiil "huja" the I i-petiiiis- pgiue between the sjojr and I Sr. Louis at Com i sky park tomorrow afternoon and "bia time" Js expectad. ?oni of the local faas hav had their tic't for saveral weeks. Bell System T TELEPHONE service, like everything else, may go wrong occasionallv. It is our aim to make our service as nearly perfect as possible, and our operators are carefully trained with that object in view. You can co-operate in making the service satisfactory. 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