i J i l i lt O
LEGION TAKES !
FOR SUNDAY :
Post Athletic Director Chaylcen of
the American IvClon has booked the
D.alton club Tor next Sunday at
Harrison park. The Dalton acrpre-p-i.tion
has.von sis games to date,
ami are cuir.ir.sr to Hammond t
annex their . -venth victory. IIow-.-vor.
th.ey wi'.l h.iva to po some, as
Mnnasor T-iue has ordered his men
.nt l"r thrfe hard practice sessions
thi wfi'k, as to be in great
;:i:l!- wli--n the Legion faces the
hl-hly to :ted Dalton team.
Zn tha sratns aaalnst the- Forester?
last Sunday the Legion team showed
s.'in-e -wonderful team work, an.i
villi tho sam lineup they expect
tt take nil comers.. Tairua has se
cured some of tho best material
available, and they allowed real
fonn in their last jrame in which
the l.cKion rs'im ctime out in front
by a score of 12 to i.
The boys have found their batting
-yc, and opjvs'nsr pitchers will have
to ho. liiiphtv pood to stop the re
v:ed Legi'-n nine, who are out to
set a new record this year. The
t ;-. in is well balanced, and have
.-mo wonderful outfielders in Harry
Tapr.ic. Smith and Jlilier. This trio
is rreut in fieldimr and also dan-(.-crous
at the plate. The infield
l as been Ft runs thened considerably
with th.e si-rniruj of Shelton at the
keystone sack. Ore en is a star at
the pivot position- Urbanski is al
so a tvreat hitter and a pood fielder.
ht.yk.--n at third is having a hard
tiree- cva.kinpr the horsehide. but
wi-li a few more hatting sessions
he wi'i hit l is usual form. In the
:" ;,! the i! a bear; last Sunday
made tho rweetcst stop ever seen
around the 'oca! town and drew
jrrcat applause, from the audience.
Th.e i jt.-hin;r has Veen strengrth-i-ne
1 abort sixty per cent with the
.-- -'tuns- of i-kinny "Hudson. He is
o::o the h; st b;i r-t -p s in Ham
.. nd. Samir.V "reashaum showed
that his arm is still in frond shape.
V.'ifa the revised lineup, Sammie
v. ill he hard to beat.
"anai! r Tam:e has some cnnil
c." rjifs hook ,-i for th.e Lesion team.
TIw Am ri. an Lesion jazz band will
be ): Snndiy to liven things up
fi r the liunmond spectators who
are present r-t the t-rra".
STAM)IATi OF K. OF C.
rvey 2 0
-mon-1 1 0
S -:::h fhicao 0 J
3-iast Chicago 0 I
Itpinlts Last Snnday
Hammond. 11; Whiting:. 0.
Harvey, g ; Dast Chieaco, 5.
Oame it Snniay
Hammond at South Chicago.
Harvey at Whiting.
H. gewlsch at East Chicago (exhi
On next Sunday the Hammond
K. of C.s will travel to South Chi
cago, where they take on their old
rivals who wcra runners-up In trie
fight for the pennant last season.
Manager Helmhach has cautioned
his players not tobecome over-confident
because of their clean-cut vic
tory over VMtlrig last Sunday and
to impress on his men that they
have a hard task cut out for them
next. Sunday he has issued a call
for practice, tomorrow evening at
t!i" Standard Steel Car Co. diamond.
Every man on the club without ex
emption is revested to be present
nt tho Standard ball park not later
than 6:15 P. M. so that results may
be obtained and some real good ac
complished v.-lth a stiff two-hour
workout consisting of a co-.nbined
batting, fielding, bunting and base
ru nnlng practice.
Tarry Hllbrich, who will do the
pitching next Sunday, seems to be
in the best of shape as was demon
strated two weeks ago In the 14
inning tilt with the strong semi-pro
i hih from Kou t s.
Wishes to Announce to the Public
That he will leave about the first
of Junti for hia summer vacation.
A!l patients ur.Bnished work
, thcold ceil si cT.cn as i will bi
'jrcne until Se?t, 1, My e&ce will
f Le left in ear ef Drz. Dibbles 6c
Parke, who will continue to give
the people of Hammond and sur
rounding county Good, Honest,
Reliable Dentistry at reasonable
prices, I will continue to give a
large reduction in prices until June
1st, I positively guarantee to ex
tract teeth without pain. Gas
BURKET THE DENTIST
Open Evaainj Until 8:30
Over Woohvorth's 5c & 10c Store.
BASEBALL ON THE PACIFIC COAST AS PROBASCO SEES IT
with the frayed nerves of a rank
amateur and finishing- with the
courage and speed of a Morvlch.
Jake Schaeffer, balk-line champion
of the world, finished seventy-nine
points ahead of Welker Cochran,
challenger for the title, in the first
nJght's block of 600 points here last
It was not a brilliant exhibition
of the balk-line game, the winner
averaging a mere 33 and something
like a third and the loser falling
down to 28.
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TRAGEY IN 8TH
$5C0,000 Jack's End
for Carpentier Bout
EV TOJIK, May 17. Jack
Dempaey, who in new on his way
to this country from Kngland,
announced In a Trlrelesn dispatch
tiiat all details for his return
fight with Ueorgcs Carpentier
have heen nettled. Dempsey said
his end of the purse would tie
100,000 pounds f 500,000) and
that the bout would be held In'
Iondon, June, 1023. Dempsey
bImi revealed that his manager.
Jack Kearns, had received an of.
fer of 5500.0OO by wireless from
Suh American sportsmen for
him to flic lit Luis Kirpo.
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES! ' "
INDIANA POLLS, May 19. Jimmie
Murphy, the Irish flash, the last
driver to enter the BOO mile drive
to be held at Indianapolis, Tuesday.
May 30, broke a world's record for
100 miles in the last racing event
before the historic Hosier classic.
He hurtled his car around the
Cotati course in. California at the
rate of 114.93 miles per hour, mak
ing the century In less than S3 min
ute. He was two minutes under
the former mark made by Eddie
Hearne on the same track.
Murphy has Jumped Into Interna
tional fame as a race -driver, and al
though a youngster is as well
known as many of the better pilots
who have been In the speed game
for a number of years.
iris most notable achievement
was wining the French. Orand Prix
at Le Mans, France, a year ago, be
ing the first Yankee driver in an
American car to ever accomplish
tho feat on foreign soil.
Murphy 'has been making consist
ent inroads on win, place or show
posttions In all the major events of
recent months and mut be cm
sidered a serious contender in the
Indianapolis event, in which he has
competed twice as a driver and sev
eral times as a riding mechanic.
Quiet and unassuming. Murphy is
still a 'boy in appearance. He got
Into the racing game In a most un
usual manner. He was employed in
a garage when a number of stock
racing cars arrived on the Pacific
coast. Murphy was delegated to
help prepare' them for the event.
He like it, was a success and soon
sfter Joined the Duesenberg forces.
For sometime 'he road beside
Champion Tommy Milton as me
chanic but for three years has been
piloting cars In Jiis own right and
has done a mighty fine job of it, too.
Murphy has been at the wheel of
a Duesenberg, but for the Indian
apolis race he has a brand new car
built on the Pacific coast . He has
not named it yet and probably won't
until a day or two -before the race.
Jimmy was fourth, at Indianapolis
las year end fhat after the steer
ing knuckle of Wj car had broken
and thrown 'him out of the running
New York 20 8
St. Louis 16 11
Pittsburgh 15 12
Chicago 14 13
Philadelphia 11 13
Brooklyn 11 15
Cincinnati 12 18
Boston 8 'IT
Chicago, 3; New York. 2.
Boston. 7; Pittsburgh, 5.
Ho other games played.
New York 20 11
St. Louis 13 11
Detroit 15 15
Philadelphia 14 14
Cleveland 14 16
Boston 12 14
Chicago 11 17
Washington 12 13
Philadelphia. 9; Chicago, 6.
New York, 3; Cleveland, 0.
St. Louis, G; Boston, 5.
Detroit. 4; "Washington. 2.
Declsions of boxing representa
At New York Bill Brennan
knocked out Jim Tracey (8); Jock
Malone and Angle Ratner, draw
(15); Joe Yldas knocked out Frank
Johns (2); Yuessel Pertsteln beat
Gunner Arnold (4).
At Fort Sheridan Allen Douglas
stopped Jimmy Russell (9); Joe
Slivver knocked out Fritz Gelser
(2); Chuck Curtis anil Nick Carter,
draw (6): Lou Stanley beat Rocky
Angelo (6); Kid Knowlton knocked
out "K. ". De Mondegroff (2),
At Tulsa Jack Eiitton stopped
Morris Lux (5).
At St. Louis Bud Perrill and Kid
Bandy ( draw (10).
ST. MICHAELS, 16-4
The Colonials walloped the Gary
St. Michaels in a ono-slded game of
ball at Morris Park last Sunday by
Then came Frank Simon, the clean
up man, and gets the neatest home
hun seen at Morris Park for many
a day, this making the game 4 to L
kind of took the heart out of the
Gary boys, but much credit must be
given the Gary pitcher and catcher
who worked like demons to hold
their team together but to no avail.
The batting honors for the day
go to Frank Simon. Meyers, Babe
Simon, Kennedy, Bakalar, Babin,
getting four and five hits each. In
fact, the team in general hit well,
all doing their bit at the right time,
Bakalar, being a hot weather man
was a little lose at times, but when
he got busy he made things pretty
hot for the Gary nine.
"Wallie Hess, getting a great of
fer from Lowell. Ind., has left the
Colonials. The boys missed "WalUe i
Sunday, but his place was well tak- '
en care of by Homer Hudson, the ;
fM v.fftran TVi nlrtr tHI folllmf I
gets, the better he looks. This be
ing his first game in two years, he
sure showed up as if. In mid-season
form. Homr will be the regular
back-stop for the Colonials from
The fielding honors go to Ed
Bloom, who sure knocks them down
in great fashion, as also does Babe
Simon. Meyers, playing ils first
game at third, did well fo rthe first
time but needs some kinks taken
out ef his system. Oh. give him 4
chance, he'll limber up. The outfield
In Kennedy, Simon and Barman
looks just like the old Slegel. Schul
te and Sheckard .combination of fly
chasers, unbeatable and never miss.
The mannager announced this
team as the best that opposed the
Colonials this year. Sorry, but to
hear these fellows talk at league
meetings a person would think they
were primed for the big show. Next
Sunday the Colonials go to Gary to
play the Umpleby's at Gleason Park.
Here's hoping this will be a good
game. Tickets are for sale at the
Colonial Sporting Goods Store.
By THOMAS L. CUMMJSKEY
NEW YORK. May 17. BUI Bren
nan knocked out Jim Tracey, Aus
tralian heavyweight champion. In
the eighth round of a scheduled 15
round'bout In Madison Square Gar
den last night.. The elongated bat
tler from the antipodes essayed too
much against I.eo Flynn's warhorse
in his American debut.
Brennan cracked Tracy full on the
jaw in the sixth round with his left
and the man ambitious, to meet
Dempsey went down. He got up and
ran into a hurricane of blows. He
took them gamely. The seventh
saw him still stopping them, and
Brennan arm-weary from wallop
ing. In the eighth Brennan maneuver
ed Tracy Into a corner and pro
ceeded to hammer his head off and
shake up his midsection. After one
minute and thirty-eight seconds the
strength of Tracy gave out and
down he went for good.
Tracy was game to the core and
the crowd gave him a great ovation
for his stand against the more ex
perienced slugger. The trouble with
Tracy was that he was too ambi
tious In a strange heath. Bill Bren
nan Is a tough one for most any
scrapper to tackle. The Australian's
pride bit off more than he could
was injured when he fell Into the
Cardinal dugout, yesterday left the
hospital and accompanied his team
to Cincinnati. ' At the hospital it
was said Rapp's injuries were not
as serious as first reported.
THEIR FIRST GAME
The Veterans of Foreign Wars
lout their first game Sunday at
Gleason Park, to the Gary baseball
club. The Vets started the ball roll
ing right at .he beginning by North
leading, off with a single, followed
byBaron whv knocks into a double
play; McCarthy, thir.l man. hits out.
Gary at bat, first three men struck
out by Chuck Zolla.
Call starting off in the second In
ning with a single down first base,
followed by Hilton with a three
base hit, short of clearing left field
fence, scoring Vets a run.
Gary started in the third inning
with a hit to right field fence, scor
ing two runs. Although North
started the ball rolling as the first
man to bat, ho also repeated again
with a two base hit to center.
Veterans were able hitters
were unable to cross the home plate
more than once.
Must not forget to mention the
wonderful fielding by G. McCarthy
at second and V. North at short.
Mac Thompson held first bas in
fine shape, pulling a. couple out of
the air. .Back to North a;rain, vi!i
mention his spectacular catch, col
liding with Baron and Met-ai', this
being a ouestionable fly. t rill in
rlnht field exercised some track
work by dashing cloe by fiit b.as:
and making one of the hardest
catches of lle day, squaring up lor
the one in tiie third inning which
was mis-judsed on account of a
ridge near the right field fence, al
lowing two rcores for Gary. Chuck
Zolla held he mound in fine chap:',
tllowinsr -lai-y font hits-
Garv r.:Svd a fine game of b.iU
free from errors. The Vetcrian will
endeavor to get a return irarae' to
be played in Hammond in the- near
The Veterans will travel to Low
ell next Sunday, May 21, playir:; th?
Lowell Legion team. Further an
nouncement will be made in regai'i
to busses going to the game.
Score by innings:
The Hammond 010 000 000
but Gary 002 030 30x
IS AT LOWELL
LOWELL, Ind., May IT. Sunday
was an off day for Boone Grove, in
tho Kankakee Valley league, and
played hf-re against the Ixiwell team
winning by tl.e .vore of 5 to 4. Up
until the ninth inning Lowell had
the Porter co'inty lads on the hip,
but in this lnnlr.g the Boone Grove
h':n-h tallieil ;'nur runs, and won
the game by the narrow margin of
nne score. Lowell used two pitch
ers, as did Boone Grove. Minningw.
for Lowell, bad eierht strl'.ie onto to
his credit, walked two and allowed
ix hit?, all in the eight innings he
was in the box. Shurte, who went
in for Minninger, strict out one,
walked no one and Boone Grov
connected for two safe single?
Walters, pitching for Boone Gi ove.
pitched a no hit game as far a he
was com-erntd, allowing no safe hit.
1 5 4 lie struck out seven, and walked
8 4 Ofour.
Goldie Rapp's Injuries
Not Serious; Joins Phils
ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 17. Goldie
Rarr. Phillie . third baseman, who
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We state it u our honest
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MOLLA TO SAIL FOR
CHANCE AT SUZANNE
NEW YORK. May 17. To meet
the supreme test of her career, Mrs.
Molla Bjurstedt Mallory. America's
woman tennis champion, accom
panied by Miss Edith Sigourney of
Boston, will embark rn the Cedrlc
Saturday, hound for England and
the British championship tourna-
for earn time. He Is & nervy heady tha tuno of 10 to 4. The weather ment at Wimbledon June 26.
driver, and will be.r watching
the Indianapolis event.
The Hammond Colonials were un
able to come to Valparaiso Sunday
for their game with the ' Athletics,
and sent the Hammond Speedwells,
in their place, the athletics winning
the game 14 to 1. R. Peters is cred
ited with making two 2-base hits,
Conley one 2-base hit, as well as
Cowdrey one two bagger, while
Wm. Peters slammed out a three
bagger. In the first five innings of
the game Cowdrey struck out seven
men, while in the last four bars, W.
Peters received eight strike outs to
his credit. Newman, the Hammond
pitcher, was credited with two
Next Sunday the Athletics go to
Wanatah to play the Wanafah boys.
man threatened to stop the game.
but believe he seen the fairly good
crowd gravo the rain and thought
he better call it off, so this bunch
stuck to the finish although there
was no opposition.
The first Inning started In as If
it was going to be a real game,
the Garyltfs pcorlng the first 'run on
a hit, a walk and an error, but
nevertheless, the Colonials spruced
up In their half and showed the
Gary gang some real baseball. Simon
the first man up, gets a beautiful
.single, Ed Bloom walks, .Meyers
ln'-s down fl t-nnt, fllMnir tt sacks.
Mrs. Mallory's purple is to defeat
Mile. Suzanne Lenslen, the French
champion, whom sha defeated in an
Incompleted match at Forest Hiils
last summer, but to whom she had
previously lost in Europe., By van
quishing Mile. Lenglen. Mrs. Mallory
would win the world title.
By ED W. SMITH
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CHICAGO Mav 17. Stsrtinir off
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Cornell TJ., 7; Amherst, 4.
Indiana Normal, 8; Rose Poly, 7.
Maryland. 4; West Virginia. 2.
St. fiator, 15; Des Moinea U., 6.
De Pauw, C; WTabash, 4.
Valparaiso, ,6; Kalamazoo, 0.
and East Chicago
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