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Wednesday, June 30, 1920.
THE TIMES Pace Sven FIGHT OR STOP TALKING, 11LTIMATIQN0F KEARNS Bempseys Manager to Force ! Showdown before French- j man Sails Homeward. j DENVER. Cel.. June 2a. Failing- toj receive any reply to several communi- I ration to Carpentier regarding signing ! articles for & championship ficht with) Dc-rnpeey. Manager Kearns will leave for the east within a few flays in aj last effort to secure a match before ?he French fighter sails for Europe. j fi-rarns ns announced that r,e is pre pared to sign articles and post forfeits, but insists the Frenchman do business before sailing for home. If Carpentier came to America to f.ght Dempsey let him do so at once, said Kearns or we will be forced to meet some American aspirant Immedi ately, as Dempsey is now in fighting trim an4 Is unwilling to lie idle any longer. Dempsey will stop off at Ben ton Hartr to referee the Leonard Whr.a fight. "GREATEST HIT GETTER IN BASEBALL," IS WHAT ALEXANDER CALLS THIS FELLOW P. Davies, Former Sport Celebrity, Dies in Virginia jvV J CHICAGO. June 29. Word was re ceived here today of the death of Charles Edward (Parson) Pa'ies, well know in the sporting world, at Bedford. Va. yesterday. The body will be brought here for burial, Davies came into prominence in the early 'S as managrer of Dan O'Uiry. the champion walker. He afterward took over the management of Peter Jackson, colored heavy weight cham pion and under Davies" direction Jack son' fought a draw with. James Corbett, listing 60 rounds. lav)es put Jackson in the title rle of an "TTncIe Tom's Cabin" company with Joe Choynski a? his sparring part r.er, in exhibitions that were a part of the play. Later he organized another theatrical compony with John L. Sul livan and Paddy Ryan playing the fea ture roles. It is said that Cornelius Vanderbilt was responsible for his nickname of j an exhibition walking matchetaoinnin "parson" when O'Leary was (riving an exhibition walking match at Madison Squares garden. Vanderbilt f said to have inquired who "the e!era! looking gentleman" was. t"pon beinc told he is saivi tc have remarked that Davies look ed more like a parson than a sporting rran&grr. Davies was born in County Antrim. Ireland. July 7. 1551. He had been ail! tp.g for several years, and a stroke o Roytrs Horn by In action. Grower Cleveland Alexander, who rank as one of the greatest pitchers and witeat men in the game, gives duo credit to Babe Kuth for being the greatest slugger the aport ever has known, but avers that Fogers Hornsby of the Cardinals is the best hitter in the game, "Hornsby will get many more hits in a season than Kuth and can hit any kind of pitching," says Grovex, raralysis is said to have caused his CTATXOITAX. LEAOUt. w. l rcc Cincinnati 34 2s 547 St. Louis S4 S') .531 Chicago 33 3i 515 Brooklyn 31 3,1 5rtg Pittsburgh 29 ?d .500 Boston 2S :? .500 New Tork 30 33 .47 Philadelphia 25 27 .403 Yeterday' Reaulta Pittsburgh 4; Chicago 3. Chicago 14; Pittsburgh 3. Boston ?; Brooklyn 1. Cincinnati 5; St. Louis 1. New Tork V; Philadelphia 1. JlMXRICAN I.E aornE. W. U Pot C!eeLand 43 21 .S72 Kew Tork 42 23 .Hi Chicago 37 25 .57 Washington 31 27 .534 Boston 29 ."0 .492 Et. Louis 30 :a .40 Detroit 21 12 .333 Philadelphia 17 4' .265 Yesterday's Resnltr Chicago S; Detroit 7. New Tork 6; Boston 5. Cleveland 9: St. Iuis 6. Cleveland 5; St. Louis 4. No other scheduled. Chilocc.o Indians chat will go down in the annals of the national pastime one of the most peuliar plays ever stated on a ball field. The side in the field did not touch the ball after it left the hands of the pitcher. A St. Mary's batter hit the ball into the air toward short with the bases loaded and was declared out as it was an infield fly. The wind earned the sphere toward sec ond as it descended and it hit the run ner there, who was called out for being hit by a batted ball. The ball next roll ed toward first and the runner there, disgusted at the luck of his teammates, picked up the leather and hurled It out cf the park. He was promptly caJled out by the umpire. Report Chick Harley Coming Here Today To Sign in Big League COLUMBUS. O.. June 29. "Chick" Harley, former all-Amerlcan football player on the Ohio "Slate university eleven, will go to Chicago tomorrow to sign a contract with a mapjor league club, according to reports. He went to Cincinnati today to watch the Reds play St. Louis. Record of Six Hits in Six Times Up Again Equaled PHILADELPHIA. June 29 The feat of making six base hits in six times at bat in one game, performed here yes terday by Shortstop David Bancroft, of the New Tork Nationals, has been equaled in the major lfajrues only onct' tlnce l!n. In 1915. George Cutshaw of the Frooklyn Nationals, succeeded in hitting the ball safely in six attempt?. Thre players equaled the mark in 10O2. and nearly a score previous to that time. The best batting record is seven hits in seven tries, mad'- in ll2 by Wilbert Robinson of the Baltimore Nationals, row manager of the Brooklyn Na tionals. WHITING TEAM WINS FROM CRYSTALS i rSPECIAL TO THE TIMES1 TTHTTING. Ind.. June 30. The Copen hagen A. C. of Whiting defeated the Crystal A. C. by a tight score of 2 to 1. The Crystal team had a chance to score in the sixth inning but. Luke, the Copcnhager pitcher, tightened up &r.d finished the inning by striking out three haters. In the fourth inning the score was tie. The Copenhngens had a man on third and there was two outs but the Copenhagen catcher came up to bat and got a clean single and scored the men on third. On July the 5th the Copenhagen will cross bats with the fast St. Cyril team of 'Whiting. This will be a very good game as both teams are in best condi tion. Copenhagen 1 1 D P 1 (I H M Crystal 0 00100000 SHAMROCK BEATS ITS TRIAL MATE IN 30 MILE RACE SANDY HOOK. N. J., June 39. Sham rock IV. today defeated Its trial mate, the twenty-three meter Shamrock, by three minutes and seven seconds in a 30.55 mi!o race. Sir Thomas Lipton watched his two green sloops kick through the white caps from the steam yacht Victoria. He had a number of celebrities as guests. Vincent Astor followed the progress of the trial from j aboard his power yacht Chris'ina. The ! race 'was made in a stiff breeze, j The Shamrock's elapsed time was I 1:23:25. and that of O meter sloop 1:2? : 42. Both yachts, carried only main sail and jib and staysail on the run out. and had spinnakers to starboard on the run home. By weakening: Karl Martin, of Port land, with jarring' body blows. John ny Noye. of St. Paul, won a referee'i decision last night in their twelve round lightweight Battle. Martin's cleverness kept him from being knock ed out. X X X Don Ctirley. of Indianapolis, won a decision from Dave Fambriy at Day ton recently. Curley led the fight in eight rounds and two were even. Fambray went down in the first and second rounds, but came back and fin ished. Curley was outweighed nlr. pounds. Kid Dayton and Battling Hahn fought ten rounds to a draw, Blockie Richards won the decision from George Stewart in ten rounds. X X X Boxing in Milwaukee thl year en Joyed the most prosperous season in the history of the ring sport. Seren- j teen matches drew a total of 7150. 28.5. The largest gate receipts was that of the Ritchie Mitchell-Lew Ten- ! dier contest, which drew $31,969.50. Mitchell was the biggest box office at traction of the season as in four con tests the receipts totaled around $15.-000. Anto Owners Specials Auto Tops) Rebuilt Upholstery and Seat Covers) Repaired Automobiles painted ia any colori to look like new. Cut Rate Auto Paint and Trimming Co. 303 MICHIGAN AVE. HAMMOND Phonei: Office 2141, Ret. 3446 "FREAK" TRIPLE PLAY IS MADE FULTON. M June 30. Triple plays are hard to make in a baseball game and they nrt of rare occurrence dur- DOCTORED BALL IS 0. K. SAYS JUDGE CONVERSVILLE. Ind.. June 30 A decision in the circuit court, rendered here, brought an end to a dispute be tween the Lexington ball team and the Furniture company team, each a mem ber of the local Factory lcjiirue. which threatened to disrupt the organization. The dispute arose from a game, played here a week ago last Sunday, between these teams, in which Lexington lost. Its members later preferred charges in court, setting forth that the Furniture team's pitcher used slippery elm on the ball, contrary to the 8palding rules. The decision rendered by Raymond S. Spronger. judge of the Fayette pircuit court ad also president of the Factory league, was that the pitcher had done nothing amiss. The decision ha3 been accepted as fair. Keane's School for Dancing ORPKEUM HALL 152 STATE ST, HAMMOND. PHONE 3328. Select Dancinz Assemblies Erery Thursday Evening. Classes for Beginners Every Monday Evening. This is the place you'll find good clean music and dancing. No suggestive dancing allowed in this hall. PRIVATE LESSONS FROM 9 AM TO 10 P. M. High School Classes Every Friday Evening. The World of Sport Kt .... A C Announcement that John P. Henry, formerly Washington American catch er, wil not be re-engaged to coach the Cornell baseball team next season was made after a meeting of the Alu mni Baaeball Association and the Cor nell athletic council. X X X George Carpentier. the French '. champion, wnuld like to referee the ; Benny Leonard-Charleyf White bout ' in Benton Harbor. Mich, on July o. ! This was indicated in a telegram re- ceived today from jack Curley. who is managing the Frenchman's tour. Pro- i ing a playing season, but one waa pull- motor Fitisimmons already had cxac M off la i game between St. Mary's I ted a promise from Jack Demnsev to college of St. Man', Katu and the officiate- J A.tf- IMC mrWTJSC -f J ' - VI lis K 1 urn :3T::rttU ass Frankie Maaon. the Fort "Wayne. Ind.. will meet Patsy Flannagaa, of St. Lou is in ten round open air con test at Kast S. Louis on July 1. The weight will be 117 pounds at 3 o'clock, x x x Johnny Tillman of Minneapolis and Jimmy Duffy, of Lockport. N. Y.. fou-ht a ten round draw here last night, newspaper men decided. X X X Hot weather permitted Benny Leo nard anl Charley White to turn them selves loose on some real work outs in preparation for their July 5 bout here at Benton Harbor. Both lightweights have established fully equipped train- I ing camps at Benton Harbor. X X X Announcement that Champion Jack Dempsey will referee the Kenny Leo- ! nard-Charlle While content for the ' world's lightweight championship at Benton Harbor on Monday afternoon, July S. was received with enthusiasm j by boxing fans. I X X X ! Ray French, shortstop of the Pes i Moinea Western League club, was sold ' yesterday to the New Tork Americans j for IS. 000, it was announced today. v X x I Charles Huteheson. known as the j "human fly," fell 75 feet from, the cor- ! nice of the Welland houne in St. Cat- ! hertne'a, Ont.. when a knot at the! end of a rope came undone during one of his stunts. Two thousand persons) saw him fall. Physicianj said hej could not recover from his injuries, i X X X i Stephen Y. Horde, of Terre Haute.' elected captain of the Yale varsity! crew for ne.t year. Man ufactu rets UTplUS Suit a3 ate Direct from the country's largest manufacturers of high grade clothing. Kuppenheimer and Alschuler, Dreyer, Ardmore clothes go on sale tomorrow morning at less than wholesale price today. And in this lot goes every suit in our house. All the good fabrics are among them all the good colors and patterns. $60, $65, $70, $75 suits NOW NOTHING RESERVED Come In and Sea the $7,000,000 3!i-inch Tire This is the famous Firestona njolded 54 inch tire that has its own plant, its own special machinery, special methods, special organiza tion. Thus Firestone serves ear owners with quantity pro duction. This permits a value in tires never before accomplished at the price. Get your share of these savings by having us equip you. East Side Garage 893 Calumet Ave. Hammond, Ind. Others at $25 and $35 Make your selection early so you can have it ready Saturday. Fu rrt is h ing Sp ecia Is Neckwear Ladies ' Hosiery Silk Shirts Wilson Bros. $1 .50 values. 75c 3 for $2.00 Holeproof and Luxite, in white and grey. Special fibre silk. $1.50 values. While they last $1.15 We have waited a long time for these shirts, but we wouldn't accept a substitute. They are here now $5.00 AND UP R "THE MODEL" oihschild & Hirsch Hammond's Best Clothiers -OPEN TILL NOON THURSDA Y Georges Carntntier U1 not fight Jak IVrr.psey thi year. Jack Curley, who Is in New Orleans with .the French tVian. who boxed a four-round exhibition last night, naid that New Tork. be cause of its 15-round law. would get the right, and not New Orleans, with its 20-roand 'aw. x x jp Pajiiel E. MeMahon. promoter ft Ro chester, today wired an offer f $S5.. 000 to Jack Kearns. manager for Jack Dempsey. for the title holder to box Eill Brennan. Chicago heavy weight, In a 15 round bout in Rochester late in August. MeMahon closed with Bren nan today. X X X Charles Ledoux. ef France, ar.d Joe E'jrmsn, Chicago, foufh a fast eight rotin3 draw at Philadelphia recently. Burman was the afirprressrr rrtt of the way. but the Frenchman exee:ied at long distance fighting and never clinch ed. X X X Carl Tremaine. Cleveland, defeated Carl PuryeAr. Baltimore, and Jo 'Weli ign. 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