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-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
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.
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
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"
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.
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
1753 The "Boston Gazette." or
"Weekly Advertiser," first Issued In
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,
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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
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."
"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
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msp ut ',y yjvi ght:
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
"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
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-.
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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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.

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