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. rr-rff|J)r.rfrrf 1 rfifwrfffrffffrmtffftfmffiirfwrrm-ffrfffffrirrrffrff '/«• »«*«/»»»»**■>> West Texas League Is Enlarged To Eiyht Clubs SWEETWATER, EASTLAND IN LINE# NOW Keeble Is Elected To Presidency of Fast And Thriving Class D Baseball Loop SWEETWATER. T e x., Jan. 7.—</P)—With the ad dition of Eastland and Sweetwater at a meeting of league officials here yester day, the roster of the West Texas League was brought to eight clubs. Other teams in the thriving circuit are Big Spring, Midland, Abi lene, San Angelo, Lubbock and Coleman. W. R. Keeble of Abilene was elected president of the league to succeed J. McAles ter Stevenson of Abilene. J. A. Johnson of Midland was named vice president. It was decided 1o open the season of 126 games May 1. Salary limit for each club per month was set at $2,400. exclusive of mana gers salaries. year the Welt Texas, league, a new venture in many respects, was a going concern. The expansion of territory to include Hast land and Sweetwater to make it an 8-club cir cuit. makes the league more com part. The West Texas league is run. as ♦ he Valley league in the making is proposed to be operated this season. Nine rookies graced the roster of each club in the West Texas circuit. Each club had at its head a playing manager of experience. Many play ers were sold to higher company. Most o* the clubs realized neat prof its from the seasons' operation, and not a club lost money. J. McAlestrr Stevenson, ex-presi dent of the league, created a furore in the circuit last season when he demanded that several recalcitrant managers, bent upon winning, be mada to account for tactics, which he considered unlawful, insofar a« baseball laws were concerned. The president won his point —when the salary limit and rookie rule was oh-1 served by Abilene and San Angelo. San Angelo won the pennant, and lost to Palestine of the lone Star league for the l lass It championship of i Texas. The Valley amateur league of IP2<> had payrolls of $.7,©ft© to 94.000 „n most of its cluhs. w th protection to the services of its p|a\or*. Had the Valley been in organised hall, ♦t is pointed out by fans. prarticall> every club would have been a self maintaihed outfit. This season, with ♦ he Valley in organzed hall, and a salary limit of. sav fans. $1800 to $2,000, it should hr a going propo aitton. Golfing Stars I Hie Themselves To Open at L. A. nil ! A VISTA, Cal"'Jan. 7.-<T The West’s golfing trail, trod by tome 2 it© professionals and ama teurs, turned north todiy after Circling o\ci th« I n Jolla and < hula ^ i:'ta course, in this section, lead ♦ l>3 the kmckctcd force* to the greatest test of all the MO.uoO Los Angeles open. Many who participated in the La Jolla ami Nan I*.ego open* had left today for Los Angeles, hoping to get in a few pn» t*rr rounds before the big money tournament gets under »a.v. Nearly a hundred others, in ‘ • ; !ih* 1 ' | r Of pro frs anrl Leo Difffl, national professional Ling and inner of the ar, SDiego open yesterday, will bo entered. Frogs Continue Winning Streak (Special to The Herald* TOR ! WORTH, Jan. 7.—The Texas Christian t nivvrsitv Horned Frogs continued their preparation for the opening game of the cage season by defeating the Strong Simmons’ row boys 30-27 and 31* 17 hr the Kroji' home floor. The parsing work of the I’urple team has impru'c.l until it became a deciding factor in the Cow bov tilt. The combination of Roberson and Flynn, forward*. Fury, center, and Atlin* and V\ ullin guard- n-*m« to he the be t het that Matty HrM has t* put on the court Th« *e five men pass smoothly and work together well. Clyde McDonnell, who with Futy and Captain. Wallin compose the let ter men in the Frog squsd. also play* a good game at the jumping position and wll IprohaMy see r uch action at that post- Dunne Smith, one of the fastest men on the squ:d. ran al*0 take a turn at forward with assur ance of threaten.ng the enemy loop any time he get* the hall. Hogs an*! Frogs To Mix Tonight FT. WORTH. T«x„ dan. ' **>— Off to an impressive start with a pair of victories over Southern Moth odist University last week-end, the Arkansas University basketeors were hort today for the fir*t of a two gamo sarit' with tha lexaa Chris tian rnfvaraity Frogs. Razorbacks Are Almost Intact Alter Three Southwest Titles brown ARKANSAS GUARD SOUTHERN! METHODIST:. I_ coAjCM ] ,HsJ SCHMIDT ARKANSAS | By HAROLD RANKS , (Associated I’rcsi Sport* Writer.) DALLAS, Tex., Jan. *.—</**)—Un it** other Southwest conference bas ketball squads exhibit stauncher de fenses and improve their shooting I surprisingly, the University of Ar 1 kansas will remain king of the hard wood court. During the last three seasons the rrimson-clad giants from the Ozark* have held undi-puted supremacy in this sport, winning 31 of 34 confer ence contests. They did it by com bining accuracy in hitting the hoop from all ranges with the smooth teamwork that shattered every de fense. Glen Rose, Arkansas guard and the greatest defensive player in the conference last season, has finished school, but Coach Francis A. Schmidt has three veetrans around whom he hopes to mold another array of ex pert hoopsters. t hief of this trio is Tom Piekell. center and high point scorer of the conference in 192*. The burden of defense will fall on | the shoulders of Kugene Lambert. a guard, who also won all-conference recognition. The third ace is Wear 1 Schoonover, star end in football and a deadly marksman on the court. Enough men for four quintets give Coach Schmidt an ample reserve for the 12 scheduled battle.-, i Ranks of other schools have been ! thinned by graduation. The material at Texas University is considered I perhaps the most promising, for Hol ly Brock, crack forward, is one of the beat scorers in the Southwest, and the other Longhorns are nlmost his equals in target work. Coach Jimmy St. Clair of South i ern Methodist has uncovered a “find" I in Bill Skectcrs, a football man. i Captain Albo Brown also is expected to perform creditably. Brown failed to make a high school team, but de veloped into a star guard after he entered college. Texas Christian University is list ed among the big four schools which overshadow Texas A. & M.. Rice In stitute and Baylor University at the beginning of the season. :'^POPTS FORUM I ■ fiy Bishop Clements ■ ■ ■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■■ Death has taken away from this earth one of the country's outstand ing citizens in his profession— ports—boxing. Tex Rickard died .Sunday morning st ft o'clock, in Flor ida. just after he had completed a lug arena, now being used as a race track, and which will be used to stage the Kharkey-Stribling fight on February 27. • • • The man who promoted the great est prize fights the world has ever known—und successfully, too, to all concerned; the promoting head of Madison Square Darden- lost hi* last battle to the grim reaper. Tex Rick ard was a man with a heart. He stood by his friends, some of whom were sometimes wrong, in difficul ties. • • • Rickard *is a native Texan. He j >tarted life as a poor boy—an ad j venturer, a prospector. He reached the highest rung in the boxing fra ternity. By him, more than anyone .else, the fight game was put on a clean, business-like basis. '‘Hello, j Fid." was the greeting last veek I Jack Dempsey had for his friend ' when he entered the death chant j her. It goes to show that Rickard (was one of the boys. Wealthy in j bis own right, a man who could cas j ily converse with the monarch* of the world, he never forgot his boy hood chums, whether they be rich 1 or poor, educated or ignorant. • • • 1 It is easy to say nice things about i a man after he has gone—but the I ‘ good that man does follows after him.” Tex Rickard had carved a j niche for himself and the boxing ! fraternity that stamps him as one ' of the finest characters that ever j strode upon the American stage — j over which float the Stars and Stripes. • 0 • Fred Johnson, our good friend of Mercedes, a stalwart Valley citizen, is a baseball booster, and hope* the Valley will have organized ball this j year. He says “It would certainty be a great j thing if the V alley could have or ganized baseball. It's to be hoped the fans will avail themselves of the opportunity Not only could we de rive volume* of publicity from this source, but if we had the right ktr.d of an organization, some of the lar ger minor league teams and even major leagues, could be induced to ! tram in this section. • • • j “A few years ago. Mercedes had i an opportunity to secure a National league club. They wanted a toddy infield, a club house with showers, all of which could have been pro vided. But the hotel requirements ' f«r to 10® people could not b# |l. <1 her# at that tune, so that chance | **> parsed up It’s going to take united effort and the usual sacri fice from the baseball loving public to get these thing . together with plenty of new>paper publicity. The Valley peper*. led by The Herald, have «mainly been generous with their column*, to sport* la general. and these efforts certainly deserve commendation from the fans.’’ • * • I'nitcd effort is right. Fred. Hr believe that »hat’s good for one Valley town is good for ihe other and vice versa. An organ ised baseball league down here this summer would jti*t about set the \ alley off to a flying star! in many respects. It would he a fol low up in its progress. And as the hotel accommodations are as good and plenty large as elsewhere, what is needed at present are ba-ehall parks. The soddy infield, the club house with showers. It doesn't cost much In lvuiId a club house along with the park. And now is the time to gel things started— the season is drawing near. • • « 0. N. Rotton and Rillie Burnett have started the ball rolling. Taking a day from their business, these two fellows spent Friday going over the Valley in efforts to get the dif ferent towns in line for the baseball season. They made progress—and it is up to every citizen who wants baseball to show the Messrs. Boston and Burnett they are with them, and appreciate their effort*, which, they are receiving no compensation what* j ever. • • • ' And now we go back to Mr. John son, who. in his letter, tell* c*: “At j one time in ancient history. I was j «ports reporting for a certain paper | m a north Texas town, which at that time wa* a member of the old Texas Oklahoma league. Sonic funny ! thing' can Fe seen from the ’coop’ I and I have a keen recollection of some we Td plays pulled in ‘them days’ one of wh.ch was four errors by the same placer on one Hatted ball. • • • •’This happened about 1914. in a game between Fans and Denison. One Brooks was third basing a la Nick Altrock for Denison, who also had a callow youth named Ungers i Hornsby doing the short stopping. Dick Kerr and George Harper were "’embers of the Pari* aggregation. On tb's particular day. Bugs Daniels, whose life time hatting average was approximately T hit*, was hurling for Paris. Tame the fatal seventh with Bug* at bat. He hit a «low roller to Mr. Brook*. who piayed tag with the ball *11 over the north side of the ' '".fie'd: error \* > i Greatly peeved Mr. Brooks saw Bag* trundling into first, and he threw the hall some 20 feet over the first baseman, wbere t upon Mr. Daniels tore out for see ; on>i which he reached safely and ' conti* ued on towards third. Error No. ' 2. The first baseman retrieved and . fired the ball hack to Mr. Brooks to : head rff the slow- moving Bigs, i Brooks w*‘ rather peeved and im i pat.eit, and n his hurry dropped the ball, and Bug* rounded third, j Error No. 3. Bugs, in his haste to ■ make his name immortal kept on t« j home. By this time. Brooks Had Wrged up a Dne lather and eon I id* ti He ire. »<* he finally 'located I and scooped up th« elusive pallet 3RD BASE IS YANKS’ ONLY BIG PROBLEM Dugan Gone, Robert son May Obtain Hot Sack; Rest of Nine Is to Stand Note—This is the first of a se ries of stories dealing with mid winter prospects of major league baseball clubs. By BRIAN BELL (Associated Press Sports Writer.) NEW YORK. Jan. 7.—<&)—Miller Huggins, manager of toe world cham pion Yankees, may know who will piny third base for him next season —no ere else. Huggins apparently is more interested at the moment on keeping a golf ball on the confines of St. Petersburg greens. Joe Dugan, who ha* played third b»'e for the Yankees in five world scries. will not be among those pres ent when "Hug" rails the roll at St. Pete. To replace "Jumping Joe" on Oic face of available returns, the little jtrategiot has Gmne Robertson, who played 70 games at the position la^t year; Mark Koenig, if another short; top is developed In the spring, and Julian Wera, who has been ac quiring experience in A A leagues for two years. Leu Durochcr can play shortstop and Lyn I-ary comes well recom mended from Oakland but has yet to rarn his big league spurs. When Manager Huggins is conced ed only one infield prciblem it is as sumed that Tony luizieri will be himself again at sccotd base. lie was troubled with a iad shoulder last jear. If the injury should per sist Duroeher would have to be thrown into the second ba*e opening. There will be argument at first l>a*c with Lou Gehrig playing the i.ag and pounding out home runs and George Burns in teserve to hit doubles. There will be no outrield revision. Babe Ruth, Earl Combe and Bob Mouse! are intact and the two sub stitutes of last year, Ben Paschal and Cerdic Durst again will stand and wait. Benny Bengough. John Grabowski nnd Bill Dickey will be the club’s trio of catches unless Arndt Jurgens, an Oklahoma City recruit, can fight his way in. Pdchers include five left handers. Herb Penoek, Tom Zachary and Fred 1 lleimaeh are holdovers, and Ed i Wells, former major leaguer but lat- I er of Birmingham, and Lee Craig, j another Oklahoma C ity product, are ' additions. Haue Hoyt, George Pipgras, Hen rv Johnson, Myles Thomas ard A1 j Shealy arc other veterans who will | be back. Gordon Rhodes. Hollywood; Fay Thomas. Oklahoma City; Roy Sherid. Montreal, and Floyd Van Pelt. Mont gomery, will make bids. BENNY MIGHT FAIL THO’ WILLIE WINS PIlTbBl RGH, Jan. 7.—(TV—Ben ny Leonard, Pirate hockey club own - j er, is not the only pugilistic celeb- ! rity who has turned to hock*»y. Millie Ritchie, who preceded Leon- ! ard as lightweight champion, own* a club in the coa.-d league and plays goal. Benny was asked why he didn’t take an active part in hockey, and he answered: ”)ou see. Ritchie was one of those fighters who went into the ring and could give and take it with anybody. M itb me it was different. I went into the ring to give, not take, and I was prettj good at avoiding ’em by duckirg. Now. if I went into the net and a fellow let loose with a terrific drive it’« only natural that I would duck. What would result? Plenty of goal.*." Mrs. Catherine Evers has filed suit i for separation from Johnny Evers, who will serve as field leader for the Boston Braves this season. The case, filed in Troy. N. Y.. charges abandonment. The Evers have one *on. John. Jr., a student at George town University. Joe Jenkins, veteran catcher, has a kfd the Newark club to place him on the retired list as a player in or der that he might accept a job as umpire in the Western league. ---- «hieh he fired with great abarden in the general direction of home plate. The ball landed high up in the grandstand, and this was error No. 4. In the meantime. Babe Pee bles. the Denison manager, was re quiring the services of the two water boys and a physician." o e • The same ball park has housed the | Taris teams since 1914. It was re ported la*t summer that a new park would be built for this season, and Pari* fans of later years take great . pleasure in relating funny happen ings on the same field of 1914 in j the past few years. • • • Mr. Johnson remembers when Hornsby *n placing his first pro fessional ball, and says: ‘The year that Roger* Hornsby broke into professional baseball, he was only 17 years old. He was a I member of the Hugo. Okla.. team of hhe old T. & O. league, and on the I Fourth of July. Hugo surrendered its j franchise. For an obligation previ ously incurred. Paris had an option I on any player on the Hugo club for I K.W. When the club blew. Paris I halted between ehoojtng Homsbv and Workman, an outfielder, the choice f nal’y be;eg made of Workman, and •Denison picked up Hornsby for S350. who finished out tie season, but was sold by that cluh^to St. Louia. His carver is h**tory from that point. Hornsby, in *he minors, was a flashy > field-r. but a w eak hitter. his avrr , see being considerable brio-. the charmed circle." _ I _S PORTRAITS_ CtAPEMCE Mitchell Clarence Mitchell, one of the few remaining spithall pitchers in the big league-, probably has had arm than ary other moundsman arm than any otehr moundsman. His “souprr” began to trouble him back in 1910, and he has been working under this handicap e\cr since. In spite of this and his long years of service, Mitchell turned in a fine record with the Cardinals last season. Although he lost nine sanies, one more than he won, nearly all of his defeats were well pitched games. AGGIES GET GOOD COACH Bell Is Youngest In Texas; Starred At Centre College (Special to The Heraidt COLLEGE STATION', Tex, Jan. 7. — Recent announcement by the A. A M. athletic council of the selec tion of Madison (Matty) Bell, head football, means the acquisition by i the Aggies of one of the youngest major coaches in Southwest circles, j Bell, a native Texan, will be 30 years old in February. Well known in Southwest circles by reason of his record in eoarhing the Horned Frogs of T. C. U„ Bell will come to A. A M. with a rich store of coach.ng experi ence behind him. Bible, who announced his resigna tion recently to accept head sthletic mentorship at Nebraska, will, take o.er his duties with the Cornhuskers next Sept. 1. On that date Bells connection with A. & M. will become formally effective. Bell will come to A. A M. as pro fessor and bead of the department of physical education and head football coach, the >ame role as that tilled by Bible. The post carries faculty membership and contemplates per manency of office. The new Aggie roach is a Texas product. He was bom on a ran.h near Seymour, Baylor County. Feb. 22, 1899. His parents moved to Foit Worth vhen he was a youngster and] he played high school football on the , North Fort Worth high school lean,I being a team mate of "Bo” McMil lan. He entered Centre College. Dan ville. Ky, in 191fi and graduated in 1920. He lettered four years at Cen tre ir football and basketball, was cantain of the Praying Colonels in 1918 and was also captain of the Centre basketball team. He and Mc Millan were together at Centre for three years and were team mates on the Centre grid team during that time. Bell coached the Haskell Indians In 1920 and 1921 and was coach at Car roll College. Waukesha, Wis, in 1922. He went to T. C. 17. in 1922. During the last four years, the Frogs under Beil have lost only seven games. FORT WORTH. Tex, Jan. 7,~0|b— Mere than fifty roaches are said to he under consideration for the posi tion of football coach at Texts Chris tian University here to replace Mad sion Bell, who resigned to accept a similar nost at Texas A. A M. colle*;.. Dan D. Rogers of Dalis*, member of the hoard of trustees; Milton DsnieT of B*eekenridge, head of the T. C. U. Ex-Ftudent» Association, and L. C. Wr.ght, athletic director of T. C. U, met yesterday to discuss the prospects. LATE RICKARD GREATEST ID BOXING GAME From a Tabooed Sport He Made It Society Event With Million Dollar Purses NEW YORK. Jan. 7.-bfV-A dreamer whose u reams came true, yet a man of action with the born spirit of a gambler, passes on with the death of George Lewis (Text Rickard The most dominating as well as most daring individual promoter in the history of professional sports leaves behind him, at the age of 5SJ, after over 22 years connection with boxing, an unparalleled record of achievement and success. Rickard entered box ng when it was generally taboo, an outlaw sport, for the most part, harried by the law. lie leaves the sport on a big business : calc a hobby of soc iety nnd fashion, in an era of million dollar pur e* for its heavyweight principal and of costly, almost lux urious, arenas for its setting. Crowd Thrilled Him The general public knew Rickard as a keen-eved. keen-sighted pro moter of extravaganzas, a lean, bronzed figure with cigar and cane. His business associates knew him as a visionary who alro had practi cal ideas: boxing managers as a shrewd handler of situations and keen analyst of box-office values. To newspapermen, Rickard's door, whether to his old tower quarters in the original Garden or in the more luxurious suite of the new Garden, was always open. To old lime box ers and old associates, men with their fortunes gone, Tex was a ready handed friend. Rickard got his biggest thrill out of the crowd of around 130,000 that paid $2,000,000 to see the first Dernp sey-Tunney fight in the rain at Philadelphia. “I shall never forget that sight." he said often. *’’As I looked back from the ringside over those thou sands, tens of thousands, it sends the chills up nnd down my back." Thought Jeffrie* Best The chief reason Rickard took the second Dempsey-Tunney fight to Soldier Field, for the greatest of all heavyweight extravaganzas, was his desire to attract the biggest crowd in history. He succeeded and the mark of nearly $3,000,000 for the ’■gate" from some 145,000 spectators may stand indefinitely. Rickard's slogan, when he first undertook to promote the game on a big scale in New York, was "a seat for eevry customer and every cus tomer in his own seat.” Patrons of boxing who used to be lucky to get inside some of the old arenas, much less get the scats their tickets called for. came to realize and appreciate that at Rickard's shows they could depend on getting the space their pasteboard specified and actually see what was going on. Rickard regarded Jim Jeffries as the greatest of all heavyweight cham pions but his admiration for Demp sey’s fighting qualit.es was greater. MAYO FLYING TO RICKARD TOO LATE TAMAGI EY. Cuba. Jan. 7. ■T, Kight Americans flying against time, made a futile attempt to bring med ical aid to Tex Rickard. After land ing on a precariously small field at Manzanillo and getting Dr. William Mayo, famous surgeon, for whom they had flown 1200 mile*, the party arrived at Camagucy yesterday only to learn that Rickard had died. Dr. Mayo dined last night with Captain J. M. Patterson, Floyd Gib bons and Basil Woon, and expressed regret that the attempt to obtain hiv aid had been made too late. The member* of the party were unani mous in their praise for the doctor who. when told, that Rickard was dying, said: “Where's the plane?" Although the plane was in a cane field, Dr. Mavo climbed into it but dusk forced the fliers down at Ca maguey. Dallas Boy Shot; Girl Companion Hurt; Man Sought DALLAS. Jan. 7.—<A*>—Officers to day sought clues to the identity of I an unmasked white man who fatally wounded William Mann. IS, and *ev lered a finger from the hand of Mi** Mildred Drennan, 16. the youth’* companion, as the pair sat in a se dan waiting for a traffic signal to change here last night. Mann, an honor student at Forest Avenue high school, was shot in the abdomen when he grappled with the man after the front door of the au tomobila had been opened and Misa Drennan ordered to “move over." Witnesses said three shots were fired while Mann grappled with the intruder. One of the bullets struck Mis* Drennan a* she screamed for help. The man escaped down an al ley. LEGAL ADVERTISEMF *T [ OFFICE OP THE COLLECTOR OF | CUSTOMS. Fort of Brewnsnlle. Texas, Decomber 24. 1921. Notice is hereby given that on December 21. 1928, there waa *eiied near Blue town, Texas, for violation of Sec. 59T Tsnff Act 1922 aid Sec. 3062 RS, from Carlo* Garcia. *>ne Ford Coupe, motor No. 14133452, and from Jose Ortega and Jesua Huerta, one Ford Sedan. Meter No. 1! 15**81. Anyone rla m -g (he *bnve described autombiles will file claim with ms within twenty »2o> days from the date of this »jUee; otherwise I will sell the automobiles at public auc tion at tht V ?• custom-house, Brownsville. Texas, on Monday. January ft, lift, at 10 o'clock a. ® William Neale, Dy Collector. I 12 24-31-7-3t-32t7 ON THIS PVTE Monday, January 7 1897—Emory Rigney. American league shortstop, born in Galveston, Texas. 1908—Jimmy Gardner defeats Joe Wolcott in 12 rounds at Boston. 1910—Ad Wolgasl and Jimmy Burns fight 10 rounds to no decision at l.os Angeles, Cal. 1911 Luther McCarthy knocks out Watt Adams at Culbertson, Mont. 1916—Frank Moran knocks out Jim j Coffey in 9 rounds at New York. 1920—Knockout Brown and Joe Chip fight 10 rounds to no decision * at Detroit, Mich. 19*24—11. S. Marino, of Chicago, bowls a 300 game. 1927— Chick Gandtl, former White Sox first baseman, is quizzed at Chi- ; eago during an investigation of a Chicugo-Deiroit series in 1917. 1928— The Army and Navy break ' off football relations. — Suggest Guards Be Eliminated PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 7. —If the football rule makers wish to • peed up the game and mala scoring more frequent, Lawson Robertson, trainer at the University of Penn-1 sylvania and head roach «. American Olympic teams, suggests the re moval of the two guards. “There are too many men on the fiold now,” he said, "and I would i-uggest dropping the guards.” AGGIES ARE TO BEGIN QUINT YEAR TUESDAY COLLEGE STATION. Tex.. Jan. 7.1 —Coach Chuck Bassett’s Texas Aggie eager* will swing into action in the first conference game of their 1929 schedule Thursday nignt. Jan. 10, at the A. & M. Memorial Gymnasium when they meet the Rice Owl eager* of Coach Pug Daugherity. It will be the first conference tilt for both quintets and will be the fifth game for the Aggies in seven cays. They j met the Sam Houston Teachers at College Station Friday and Saturday and the Southwestern University Pi rates nt Georgetown Monday and Tuesday. BOXING LOSES GREAT MATCH MAKER IN TEX Dempsey and Chap man Talked Of As Possible Successors To Rickard NEW VORK. Jan. 7.—-Boxing in general and Madison Square Gar den more particularly will have to look far and wide before it finds another Tex Rickard. His uncany ability to foresee what the public wanteu enabled him to hang up purses prev.ons!/ undream ed of and still '.dear huge profits either for himself or the Garden corporation. The Garden, indoor home of boxing, hockey, bicycle racing, track and field meets and other sports, stands almost as a personal monument to the man. For the present at least, the Gar den probably will operate under the joint direction of William F. Carey, vice-president and treasurer, and Colonel John S. Hammond, vice-pres ident and assistant general manager. One or the other of this pair may eventually be selected to become Rickard's permanent successor. Rut tn the event that neither tlEl chosen, there are others wh^.-Bk names already have been linked wn| gossip concerning the management of the Garden. Not the least-often mentioned ia the name of Jack Dempsey. The old Manasra Mauler, ready to fight once more for hia friend, Tex, probably will never enter the ring again. Ha has often said that he would fight for no one but Tex. There is no denying that Dempsey’s selection to head the boxing end of the Garden’s huemess would he a popular one. But Rickard’s success was not due simply to popularity. Most of it can be at tributed to far-sightedness amount ing to absolute genius. Another nominee for the vacant chair is John M. Chapman, ciar of the six-day bicycle race game and a former assistant to Rickard. Chap man is no novice in the gsntle pro motional art and he had the benefit of long tutelage from Rickard, ac knowledged as the greatest master of that are the world has seen since P. T. Rarnum. .- m I I HI . 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