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TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1911.
THE CALUMET NEWS. portm ew me World SOI "YOUNG" MILLER SURE A WONDER t EASILY CIFEATS TON NEMAN HERE LAST NICHT-ST. PAUL BOY GREAT WRESTLING MACHINE. -youns" Mlllcr ls 1Yank QoU41 1,1 miniature. He assesses the aie re markable skill, cunning, quickness and tuJeincnt of the famous Iowa grappler. and for a man of his size is a marvel - strength. (Miller's work reminds Imo very forcibly of that of Gotch. and it is evident that the young man. who ha, worked out with the -heavyweight champion, has prolltted toy his experi ence and association with the athlete vho stands pre-eminent in wrestling world. Miller is the champion welter weight and unyone who saw his match hint night with. Ted Tonneman. of Chicago, champion of Illinois in the welter di vision, will not question his right to Unit claim. Ho easily defeated Ton ienian, who Is no slouch of a wrest 1,t 'himself. LMIHer got the flr&t fail In twenty-four and a half -minutes and the second in thirteen. Tonneman nev er had a chance. Ho was continually on the defensive. Strive, as hard us ho could lie could not stay on to. Wiien he did get there it was only for nn Instance. There is no trick of the game 'Miller does not know. Ajfter the onatch Tonneman admitted Miller's mnxrlorlty. He declares the tft. Paul boy ls h wonder and that ho is the ftliamplon heyoiul question. Thse who missed seeing last nights contest, and there are many of these, missed on of the best wrestling bouts ever pulled off In the copper country, u match that -was absolutely on the t tun r. The attendance was slim. Not even expenses were made. The wea fil er undoubtedly had something to do nlth this and then on the other hand wrestling has been In some disrepute in this region for some time, and it will take a iiumlHT cg k"J. square matches to again arouse interest in tlm panic. Tonneman is a well built young fel low, possessing a magnificent pair of shoulder, and U a splendid wrestler, hut he more than met hU match last night. Ho has several bouts in view this winter ,lut likes the crupper coun try so well he may decide to locate hi-ro in the spring. Miller, who is always in the best of ccndltlon, will meet any man of his weight, or therewbouta. providing he seen a good share of the gate, a guar antee or a side bet. "Sailor Jack" may meet him. It ia said the Duluth man wants a bout. Hut "Sailor Jack" will bo wise If he keeps away. It is our humble opinion he would he easy ifor Miller. We 'have eecn 'em both work, and it's dllflcult to figure it out any other way. LE"HTO WINS FROM PERSON. Takes Two Straight Falls in Match at the Kerredge Saturday Night. The catch-os-calch-can wrestling mutch on' Saturday night diet ween Karl Ixihto and Chris Person at the Kerredge theater resluted In Lehto throwing tho Swede in two stmight tails, the first In eighteen minutes and the second In thirteen. Tho first fall was 8(cured with a side hold, and the titial one with a reversed half Nelson and Scissors hold. Moth wrestlers received an ovation on making their appearance for the h"iit, the adherents of each having gathered In large numbers at the thea ter to witness the contest. After tho nintch Lehto was borne borne off to his dressing room on tho shoulders f Ms friends, and Person stepped to the front and tried to say something tut the crowd wouldn't listen. In the preliminary. Ole Sampson threw three nM-n in an hour, his op ponents being Mlnlla of ralneffdale. 'm was thrown In four minutes, VTIlrUnen of Hancocik in eight mln and Wnnhalnen of Calumet, In Michigan Athletes on Team For Olympic Games in 1 9 1 2 MichlRan's track athletes are al rr"ly looking forward to the next Olympic Rames. which will be held in S,0rMl,'lm. Aweden In 1912. Michigan's men have done their full 8hare In demonstrating America's tr'k supremrfcy since the first revi val of the games at Athens In 1900 and jne niniKe and b!uo fans believe that h ar t least two men In college no will Wn p,aopa on the 1912 tMm rh Cral t Detroit Is the only Am ,Pan amateur running today who has 'rT!Td lh 220 ,n 21 l'5- world's rec ha" nther year at In T te conWt'tlon before him lTri , "XI,0Cl,,1 to 1" great thing, for J'chkan during tomln ason. After el f, Vl rcsndy for International X nu. fe"ow V" nnt be 1nv,ncU " another Wolverine who Is looked ZIEDR DEFEATS ED.T It took Just thirteen hitches for Joe Zlehr, claimant of the world's Cornish wrestling championship, to dispose of Kd. X. Tremberth, of this city, in a Cornish wrestling match yesterday uf temoon at the Hed Jacket townhall. The first fall came during the third hitch, with a back heave, while Zlehr captured the second and deciding fall during the tenth hitch, with a fore" heave. Thero was some doubt ns to the gen uineness of the first fall, but Louis Morgan, the referee, claimed that Tremberth was three pins down. There was not the slightest chance for a dis pute as to the second fall. Zlehr catch ing Tremberth with a fore heave, and bringing him four pins down, ono 4of tho cleanest falls ever seen In a local Cornish wrestling ring. At no time throughout the match was Zlehr in danger of being thrown. Tremberth was on the aggressive dur ing the first three hitches, previous to the first fall, but during tho second perlcAl he was mostly on the defensive. From a wrestling standpoint, the match wa9 a good one, and there was not tho slightest sign of "fake." The men wrestled on the "square" through out. and everybody present was satis fled. The attendance was very small, considering the principals engaged, and the issue at stake. Louis Morgan made a capable and efficient referee. Tremberth weighed about 190 pounds, and Zlehr about 170. "THIS IS MY 50TH BIRTHDAY." William Henry Porter, who has Just been mad a member of the great fin ancial firm of J. P. Morgan and com pany, was born in Middlebury, Vt.. Jan. 3, 1S61, and was educated at the Middlebury Academy. His first bank Ing employment was as a Junior clerk in the Fifth Avenue Bank of New- York, where he stayed for eight years, leaving It In 1886 to become cashier of the Chas National Hank. After seven years as vice president of the Chase bank he was elected in 1898 vice pres ident of the Chemical National Hank, of which ho became president in 1903. Last October Mr. Porter completed two years as president of the New York Clearing House Association, and at the last annual meeting of the New York Chamber of Commerce he was re-elected treasurer and member of tho executive committee of that body. "THIS DATE IN HISTORY." 1753 The "Boston Gazette." or "Weekly Advertiser," first Issued In Hoston. 1777 Americans surprised .and do feated the P.rltlsh at Princeton. N. J. 1798 Rev. Jacob Duche, who deliv ered the first prayer before the Contin ental Congress, died in Philadelphia. Horn there in 1737. 1803 Douglas Jerrold, celebrated writer and friend of Dickens, born In London. Died there June 8. 1857. 1812 Elisha M. Peose, for six years governor of Texas, born in Knfleld. Conn. Died in Lampasas Spring, Tex as, Aug. 26, 1883. , 1815 British frigate "Junon" enp tured the American privateer "Guer rlere." 1825 Parliament buildings in Tor onto destroyed by fire. 1898 Seml-centenntal of Girard College celebrated in Philadelphia, Tom Daly, one of tho best second liasemen in the business, and you can go back as far as you like, has been signed up' by Jim McGuIre to act as scout for the Cleveland club next sea son. Daly knows the game, and It looks as If McGulro made a good move. five minutes. Gunr.ar Gronlund ref ereed the preliminary and Young iMU ler refereed the main Ibout. The lat ter Issued a challenge to any wrestler of 145 pounds for a side 'bet of any thing between $500 and $5,000. upon as surely worthy to carry the fchleld, of America In track competi tion with the athletes of all the world. Tho Grand Rapids boy's work with the weights has been of the highest order and with another year In which to de velop he should be tossing the shot and the discuss with the best of thoin. Johnny Garrels, Dull. Coo, Rose and llvorack are old Michigan men who have represented America in the big games In the past and several of them may compete again. Davy Altlzer Is going to get ft chance on the regular Red team next cprlng. from the way Manager Griffith la shaping up his team. Tom Downey Is slated for the minors, and It will be a tace between Davy, Breen and Es mond for a shortstop position. In Plank. Russell and Krause. Con nie Mack has three crack southpaws In line for next season, OK YOU DOMT KNOW TiOVY) j V'AW -. X lZ-- . O. GLAD I AM TO C- fa C7iy f ' n l -,Tr" Vj! T tANT TO SHOW YOU THfc LOT) CF CANDY GEORfce SENT TO f MS-TP K C $. .j. .j. .j. .j. (.j. ; ; ; HARVARD AND TIGERS MAY MEET ON GRIDIRON. New York, Jan. 3. College footinnll aiien who have lb eon here while the Intercollegiate Athletic ussc-ciation was In 8e.slon have had numerous conferences, one result of ! whl'Mi, It was Bald today, was that th' prosiHcts for a foot ball KJiiio .Ijot'Ween Harvard and Princeton next fall had Been greatly Improved. Percy Hj-ughton, the ilarviMd coach, I Is known to favor a meeting w ith Princeton. ej eje MATHEWSON PAYS A FINE COMPUMINT TO JOHNSON Washington, Jan. 3. "I never fully nppreclated what wonderful natural ability Walter Johnson had until I saw him in action In tho closing weeks of last season. He is unquestionably one of the grandest twirlers baseball has ever known." Christy Mathewson, the most con 8istently successful pitcher the modern game 1ms known is unstinted in his praise of Johnson. Writers In cities that are represented on both the National and American circuits have attempted to draw Indi vidual comparisons between tho twir lers that are without peers In their re spective leagues, but If there Is any Jealousy on the part of the New York Giant, It Is not brought out in a straightforward talk on the work of the National's staff. "I have one suggestion to make to the powers In both leagues, and that is that the relative position of teams be taken into consideration in attempt ing to rate the pitchers," said Matty. "For Instance, 'Chltf Bender N given the position of honor In American league. He played on a team that practically overshadowed the Nation als and still when it came to the mat ter of a clansifk ution, Johnson, an a much weaker club, gets no credit for being denied the same support, afield and at the bat, as was received by Bender. This Is not an effort to dis parage the good work of Bender, but Just to show that the averages in many cases are misleading." Kotice&ble. "Hive you noticed any decrease in the cost of living?" "Yes; my oldest daughter got mar ried on the Thursday after election to man who is able and willing to tup perl her," J Maw jrL -IyN m ilr- J . 1 1 1 J 7 (AISO THINK WlLLtt I msp ut ',y yjvi ght: AD WOULD EIGHT IN SIX MONTHS Cadillac, Mich.. Jan. 3. Ad Wolgast has definitely announced that hu would fight Owen Moran a finish bout within six months, as soon as his physicians assured him his broken arm Mas strong enough. Thl.s statement was called forth by Moran's tiunts that Wolgast would not fight anybody unless hi3 op ponent wns doped before hand. The champion's Figned statement says: "I don't heed nil the things I hear supposed to be taid about me by Mor an. Only a toward Would dare make such remarks. I am certainly very sor ry I have been so unfortunate ns to have met with Injury. I don't think any fair-minded sport would Insist on anyone crippled ns I am to engase In any kind of a contest until ho gets Into condition. "If Moran, ha made any such re mark; there is only one way for me to get even and that will be in the ring. In legird to my demands, they will st!y J'.'st where they are. Neither Mr. Moran nor his taunts will change me In the least. Whenever Moran is will ing to meet mo under those circum stances my manager will meet him and close a bout with him to tako place Insido of kIx months this attle to go the route and be' lor the champion ship." SPEED IS NEEDED BY ALL ATHLETES Nuw York, Jan. 3. 'Speed is the thing-that is most required In every lino of athletic sports. Give a man Kpoed, he baseiball player or runner football player or weight thrower, and lie is going to prove a winner," Bald Bernlo Wefers, trainer of the New York A. C. crack team and one of the fastest men the sprinting world has ever known. "Take the game of baseball why, If the players were taught how to sprint pn 'pcrly they V, Improve their aserun ning a thousand per cent. Running Is one of the sciences that Is entirely ne glected by a large number of men who' are playing on the' diamond today. I Those who have learned how to sprint ' can show fine records on the bases. I "Home of the ball players w hot have been before the public during the last few seasons are considered as good I men on the tracks as on the diamond. There's Harry White of the Chicago Americans. Some years ago he Mas considered one of Georgetown's best sprinters, and todpy be is a very ac curate Judge of base-running. Arthur Devlin graduated from, the same col-, lege, and he Is one of the fastest men ' In the game. When he was attending Georgetown he played first bsise on the college ball team and also held a po sition on the football team. Devlin liked football and he didn't believe that It Plowed him up at all. Harry Day, who was with Cleveland, and Willie Kerlcr were fast men m !h were natural athletes, and Josh Devore knows how- to run properly. Inst summer Lawson Robertson and Harry H'llman, two of the best known coaches of. athletes In the country, wit-. AftD WASN'T IT LOYEtY OF ti A P r 1 f TO SEND XJS c TOR OT ERA AND GOOD ? . ' .. 4. JACK LESTER SCORES VICTORY BY K. OUT. Tacoma, Wash , Jan. 3. Jack Lester of Tacoma, managed by ex-Hiavy Weight Champion Tommy Burn? nnd regarded as a promising ' hope of the white race" knocked out I'd Hagen of Seattle in the ninth round of a ten-round bout here Satur- ilriy. Both men w'ere fUhtlng strongly when Lster caug'ht Il-igen with a right utpercut to the Jaw while coming out of a clinch, and the contest was over. 001F CRAZE NEARLY COST ATHLETICS WORID'S TITLE Philadelphia. Jan. 3. Golf almost played havoc Mith Jack Coomb's suc cess as a pitcher last season. His res cuer Mas the veteran president of the Philadelphia club. Undo Ben Shibe. The Athletics great pitcher learned tho "anc ient and honorable game Mhile a (student at Colby college, but for his first few years with the Athletics did not Indulge In the game. While train ing at Mobile during the spring of 1909 Coombs was invited to try his hand. along Mith several other players, at the Mobile Country's club's links. Coombs could not resist the tempta tion and spent all the time he could get away from practice on the course, driving the little Mhito gutta percha ball tremendous distances. All the summer of 1909, M henever he could sipare the time, lie played igolf. Every Sunday he was on the links of the various country clubs. Coombs soon had the entire squad out playing and It almost forgot that baseball was its mission. The fad became even greater last summer and for the first few months of the season Coombs Indulged it. Then Connie's pitching staff began to break down, and Coombs and Morgan alone remained to benr tho brunt of the work. The game of golf demanded the expenditure of considerable energy when a whole day was devoted to the sport, it meant five to seven miles and sometimes 10 miles of walking over hill and dale. It usually required a day or two to get the legs and body thoroughly rested after a Sunday of this sport. nessed a number of games at Wash ington rrk- They both claimed to be surprised at the slowness on the bases of the Brooklyn players. "They could hit the ball and they could catch It, but the way they ran the bases was a Joke," says Robertson. "They'd walltvp the ball, throw the bat down and waddle to first. Every man Jack of 'em swung his arms In circles. Arm action ls half the effort necessary to fast running, but not a single one of the (playvrj that we saw knew tln first principles of Mhat Is probably the most valuable science of baseball." "Paul Pilgrim is the only big coach who believes that a nvan must specia lize If he intends making good in ath letics. He cays that It has been his experience that a man can do only one etur.t well. VA DELAY INVASION FOR WHOLE YEAR Chicago, 111., Jan. 3. There won't be any Mar between the American msho- latlon aiu'. th major league for at least another year, either as regards the possibility of showing an A. A. club into Chicago or acquiring a high er classification In organized bull. This much was made known yesterday by one of the high Moguls of Tom Chiv- Ington's circuit in rounding off an in terview which was rich In significant comments, on the future plans of the bi minor organization. "Certain of the more radical mag. r.ates may tackle the reclassification problem by presenting a plea for high er rating at the meeting of the nation al commission In Cinclnnti today," said the association representative. "This much is a certainty, the A. A. will have a club In Chicago within two years by which time our organization will enjoy the same rating as the majors "All reports to the contrary, the site suggested for a Chicago plant and con trolled by C. S. Havenor of Milwau kee Is plenty largo enough for big league playing and the crowds that would likely turn out for the games. That there will be Mar when the mat ter comes down to cases ls a sure bet, but the sentiment in favor of invasion which has been smoldering these many years had grown to such proportions that the crisis can't 'b? f;tr distant.' In the event officials of the associa tion appeal to the commission for high cr ranking tho request Mill be turned down., according to B. B. Johnson, president of the American league, and a member of the commission. SPORTING EDITOR'S NOTES. Pittsburg has secured First Base man Hunter's signature to a 1911 con tract. The schedule meeting of the Amer ican league, will be held in Chicago on Feb. 15. Heinle Zimmerman, the Cubs' util ity infielder is shortly to be initiated into the Elks. John I. Taylor suggests that instead of one official scorer in each city there be a scoring board of three newspaper men to decide o? ull questions as to hits and errors. Queer how some very young1 ball players take on Mesh. Madden, a kid catcher with the Boston Americans, grew so fat last season that he could only play a few Innings. Tug Spencer was only a youngster, but fattened up in no time. Bresnahan has gathered in a Chip pewa Indian pitcher named Mitchell. He is of tho same tribe as Bender, and Heap Talkie, the medicine man of the band, says he has Bender Beaten Feven ways from the Jack. A cruel scribe remarks that as the government fixes a heavy penalty for using the mails with intent to defraud, magnates Mho are trIng to make trades via the correspondence route should send their 1-tters by express. Tim Jordan claims that his dam aged knee Is all right again. He will play next season In the Eastern h-ague. and thinks he will get back in the big show for 1912. Horace Fogel spent $150,000 in im- j proving the Phillies' park last sea son and was unanimously re-elected to head the dub another year because of the zeal Mith which he spent the money. Joo Tinker will leave for the Pacific coast soon, going by easy stages. He will stop off at iVnver, Pueblo and Salt Luke, then sicnd several weeks in California nnd Seattle If the bookings pan out. Pitcher Joe Corbett of Baltimore fame, who retired from baseball a few seasons ago because of difficulty with the Brooklyn club, is now a high-salaried employe of the San Francisco Telephone Co. The Boston Nationals, it is said, will play Tenney on first next season, and Bud Sharpe will get the hook. Bill Sweeney may go to second, but why not keep him at short when Davy Shean is so clever on the middle bag. Movement on Foot to Revive Figure Skating in America There Is a movement on foot to stimulate renewed interest in expert figure skating, a winter sport whose devotees have become fewer and few er in recent years. It is proposed to Introduce a system known as the In ternational style, which has grown so popular among the enthusiasts abroad that there Is now a generally accepted standard of competition throughout the Kuropean continent and the Brit ish Isles. Counties organizations throughout Kurope foster the sport and a suprlslngly large number of contests of a national and international char acter are held throughout the season. One of the leaders of the movement Is Irving Brokaw, formerly national champion. For two yenr Mr. Brokaw studied the Kuropean methods abroad in company with the leading experts of Sweden, Russia, Australia, Ger many and Switzerland. He Is now ful ly convinced of tho superiority oC the ANNUAL TOURNEY Of THE BOWLERS MANY ENTRIES FOR ELEVENTH ANNUAL EVENT OF AMERICAN BOWLING CONGRESS AT ST. LOUIS. St. Louis, Jan. 3. When the eleventh annual Bowling Congress opens In tho Coliseum on the night of Jan. 21, what undoubtedly will prove to be the larg est meet ever held by the congress will begin. Since 1901, the year of the first national tournament, when 115 individuals, TS t.vo-men teams, and il five-men teams, bowled for $1,500 in prize money on six alleys in Chicago, tho body has never seen a tournament on such a scale as the St. Louis affair is bound to be. The St Louis tournament will at tract bowlers from all parts of the country to compete for the largest prizes ever offered knights of tho pins. Bowlers frotn other cith-s will ro'l In one of the best buildings and on the most excellent alleys ever afforded them. It is the plan of the local offi cials to leave no stone unturned that will add to the comfort of the visiting bowlers, and with this In view, they have planned many Innovations. Sixteen alleys, constructed under the personal supervision of Martin Kern, will be laid out In the Coliseum. This is a greater numbe r than was af forded at any previous tourney, with the exception of the Cincinnati meet in 190S, when 18 alleys were provided. The prize money to be offered here in January, however, exceeds by moro than $10.0io that put up in the Queen City three years ago. Nearly 100 more live-men teams are expected to com pete here. It ls estimated that upward of $17.r.. 000 will be expended by bowlers and by the congress for the coming tourna ment. Tiavellng expenses and hotel bills can be counted on- to come to more than $100,000. the entrance fec-s will approximate the prize money, $3a,ftoi, the alleys, balls and pins will cost nearly $17,000 and the d ticers' salaries, incidental ami enter tainment exjKnses will run close to $J 2.000. The prize money probably will be di vided virtually as It has been in past years. The champion five-man t-ani should leave the tournament m-irly $1,000 richer than when it entered, while the two-man team with the high est total will be enriched some $600. There will pn baldy 'be a prize of $.'01) or $300 for hlsh average ami sicc:al prizes aggregating nearly $1,000 will be provided. With such a list of prizes awaiting the skillful tenpinners of the country, officials are expecting to see all rec ords broken. lYobably 50 or 75 more five-men teams will compete lure thU year than bowled at Detroit last win ter, when 40- live s strove for suprema cy. The prize money offered here ex ceeds by $.1.oA0 any previously bow led for. NO ATHLETIC WAR LIKELY. A. O. U. Officials Will Not Oppose Competition Without Registration. New York, Jan. 3. War between the Amateur Athletic union and the Ath letic Research society is unlikely, ac cording to A. A. IT. officials tod-iy. Tho A. A. V. I Milling its offi cials state, that athletic federation branches established by the Athleth Research society compete among themselves without A. A. t registra tion. The only compulsory registration Mould be for athletes desiring to com pete In A. A. U. open events. James H. Sullivan, secretary of the A. A. V., says the efforts of the society to pro mote interestin athletics among young people all over the country meet with the approval of his organization. Jo McGinnlty and Rube Wadddl pitched against each other in an in door game In New York recently. foreign system and believes the Amer ican public once acquainted with tt Mill become Just ns enthusiastic over the sport as have the experts In Eu rope. . To use Mr. Rrokaw's language, "tho fundamental principle of the Interna tional style Is a perfect ordering of the various members of the body in a manner best to combine a carriage that ls; easy, natural and graceful, with movements that are swinging and supple, yet purposed and controlled. It differs from the American style in that it is not so stiff angular, cramp ed or spasmodic." American figures are small, the curves short, the turns quick, the fre-e leg motion Irrcgufcir and the skater almost never on his balance. In the system abroad the curves are bigger, the arms and free foot play a more quiet, ay sternal let function and the skater is more frequently ;oled by a well controlled balance.