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THE CALUMET NEWS
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500 MILE RACE
Six Nations to Battle on Indian
apolis Speedway May 30
Indlanagnlis, 1 1 1 I . March It.- With
I he Vandesrblll ind Ui;iml Prise imcs
ufi the slate, the racing world once
more is Uli unit; il.s attention lo the
ihxi r.u-mi ic rare on the Indianapolis
hp i'r spotdway, ThtM event KivtS
promise of being the greatest contest
in motor history, With no less than is
is buttling (pr punjremuc.
An insi rear, tlx- foreign contingent
Ncfmi likoiy iii iiiir ii favorite over
tin hotiM aggregation, The presence
f such men as Boilloti floux, ''I.!---
i in-, ciniii, iiinl i In isii:ii-tis in tin
Invading rank is held sufficient
Insure a bTjuropean victory.
Rolllot, fur instance, is admittedly
id" area teat drlvei of his time, n man
who bus wiiii more big events tb.'in 'm
has flngarg .mil toes, among them tho
two Grand Prl race nf IM1 ami 1913.
This entrant rffWe is Fhnughl capable
nf vanquishing the entire American
field. Ami-then tlWre aii' Others.
Oouji Is inn ;i sldifht hjulv iii-liin l
Boiiini in isrllHancy. Roth driving
pcuaeol cars, ihf pair usually tlnishes
one, two, What floux s capable nf.
Hie last "iOij - in i ! race, wbteh be won,
hands (Sown, conclusive!) demonstrate
'basse Kite come as the undisputed
speed king at R5urope, having covered
more terrltor) in an hout thaa any
otbt r human belnu, itber alive r
dead, i ine hundred and twelve milts
did he reel nil in his Sunbeam on tbe
Brook lands track recent!) before tbe
hoar mark was reached, Driving a
rar of tin' same pake at Indianapolis,
he i -i exi t'ii in punk the other en
Hants in tpa limit.
iiiyut is one f tin mnit'st and craf
tlost dfflverp in the game, i.ast year
ai i.c Mans, where a second edition nf
i in' QrgRd Prix is swuuali) ran, kg
was hut hnreb nosad oul fm- Oral by
ins teammate, Babtot, with an averagi
nf 76.S, the European high-water mark.
(Tuoi will drive the same car at In
dianapolis ha hagdlad ;t Le llano.
Cbrlatlaens, who will compete in an
lEgcelatgf, is a hmmv light, bui a no
less a fnrmidabls one. His chief i iaisj
in fame is bis umsnny ability to whisk
round eornevn. mi art which he has no
pear. Hi- i.- n plloi who win bear i"is
The American field is ;ts yal in the
mnklng, ami, thcreforej nol fuhjei t t
mm ii comment, Ta date Burma ti gnd
I'ooper loam up si the h''! defendem.
Both thosr man are ihougbl capable
"f holding thalr own with anything
i hi' other villi- of tin- water can pra
ilucai gfovidlmi Iheii rark stand the
n.iii in tins the race will hinge,
13EATEN BY FORMER CHAMP.
Uffenhcimer Loses to Brown in Bi1
i w Y ik. March i!'. Although
Issgten in Hn twelfth Kumo nf tin- na
tin mil una feu r hlftlard taurnamani hv
i iif former champion, lforr)s i. Brown
"i Brooklyn, ir. Walter Uffenhelm
er rf Phlladelphbi maids a Bne uph II
ii.'-tIi!. and i" ''is twanly-slsth Inn'mt
Rave a beautiful gahlWtlon !' hlh
lass halliards with a run of I"'
t W'i-i Bahton sttempi with the ob
.h i i hails widely separated near the
tup of tin- table proved t tbe Phll
ndripblan's andoing la his effort M
exi eihd Hi i. (') high run "f the tour
ney, mads last eat b) Brown.
COPELAND TO AUSTRALIA
New fork, March 19. at cop
land, ex-ehamplon hurdler ami broad
Jumper, international SUthOflt) "'i tin
i "i'.i"' i of ntble'tWa, fotteeriy . each at
Vale, Princeton and the New Vmk
Athletic ClUb, w ill y:: on Mai' h 'I lO
isl . up ids duties as coach .;' the AU
1 1 lun athletes for the Olympic lames,
Piles Cured in ft to 14 Days
Vmir d ruga Mtt win refund money if
Bazo OINTMRNT fails t re any
nf Itching. Blind, Bteedlsg or Pro
trugtigj piles in I k 11 iajrg) The tii t
appiicgtian kUms Base and Het. tifl
THE VAN LOONS If
CHARLES H. THOMAS NEW
PRESIDENT OF CUBS.
Chicago, in.. Mar. i, is, Charles 11.
Thomas was yesterdaj elected iiresl
dent 1 1 E th- Chicago National league
Basebgll club, . I'. Taft, maiturlty
stockfcolder of the elub, was preaenl ;.t
tin- election and de tared thai hj
would retain iiis stock at nasi a year
during wklck time Thomas would re
main prssidnnl 'f the lub, Tbocnus
was secretary f ihactub during the
Mr. Tali saiil that TbOgSBS would
take Immedinte cbarae ami reiterated
thai I'haih-s Munjhj had sdd out,
thus indicating thai Murphy's retire,
imnt a'ouM in' actual, despite reports
that Thomas, if t'li i I' ll. wmiiM he i. nly
a aa;u re head, ike former president
continuing bis active direction of the
Thomas declared he would retain
Merny O'Oay as manager.
GLEVFLAND WINS HOCKEY
CHAMPIONSHIP FROM S00
IN FOUR GAME SERIES EASTERN
TEAM LEADS BY FIVE
Cleveland, Ohio, March It, The
flfvatanfl Athletic lub won thf iham
plonshlp of tbe American Amateur
Hockey association hers last aigbl
ghen it defeated the Asaerican Boo
team o Saul' pte. Mario Mh h.. t" J.
in a rough, fast uaine.
With the victory goes possession of
t ho 12,994 Jajaes MucNaugktoa trophy,
lisl night's contest was the last of
a tour sasas sm ii-s. two games benn
played at Bsult Hie, Marie and two in
Cleveland. Cleveland1 ahead,', bod
won tWO Kann s, t-:i and
one, j-j. However, the series was de
cided on total points scored ami 1 h '
land therefore won from the American
Son. lo S.
PLAN RACE COURSE
TO COST $500.CC0
ON THE STATE LINE.
LaPorte, Ind March 19, -Michigan
ami In. liana hoi semen are promoting.
the location of a race i-ourse mi tin
state line where it is proposed to con
Btruci "i c of Ike fastest tracks in the
west. The association will Incorpor
ate under the laws of, Michigan and
Indiana an. I an in estim nt of half u
million dollars is ivnteWtphlted,
it is planned to have the course in
readiness for races in 1918 ami h of-
ferlni large purses to struct Aelds of
FIGURE SKATING RACES.
New Volk, Maii h 19, -In iHK Bf l
haw, . bait-man of the (Inure skatlny
L'OmmlttSS of tin- Intel national Skatin.;
union, ahaounces that the American
figure skating championship will he
held i Hn new arena at New Haven.
Conn March :'H anil Jl. This is (he
Ural lime that a championship in this
eoantr) has bees held under the inter
national stvie o( skatlns, which,
through Bcokaw'i sfforta has keen
ndonted as the standard in this coun
try. BAR COACHES FROM BENCH.
Cambrkh e. Ma s . m.ii h i'1
Coaches ami graduatea arm he barred
fnin the players' bench of the M.o -
rard baabball team during nanus tins
season. Dean i-e Barmt R, BrlggM,
ekabtnan of the committee on athlet-
i s. made the a n noun i ii'i I last nh''it
m his annual repot i. He said it was
ltd grd thai the i- sm should m
i hi own fti :t:i own responsibility nad
that the exigencies 1 1 the tarns shoul i
he met bf lbs captain Instead of by
coaches. The bgse)all hojuad bad ts
first outdoor ptacti. yesterday.
DRAFT FEDS' SCHEDULE.
Qfcleggn, March lt Lloyd Rtckark
secretari of the Pedaral league left
today for St. l.ouis where lie will he-
nig me wort, of draftmsj qs leafuc's
playing schedule, it was sgM extorts
would he made In avoid conflicts with
the bfttet drax in i le sgsg in r ltkn
, in. a have balk Hational and .meri
ran Inagaa dukg, ggd if gaanlMt to
uvoid litem enlirel In the otlnrs
LOOKING FORWARD TO
MEMORIAL DAY EVENT
AD WILL MEET
Thinks He Should Have Been Giv
en a Draw at Least
Cadillac, March II "No more Aghts
for me until May or June." Mild Ad
Wolaasl toiia when asked who nis
next opponent in the r!U4 wuuhl he.
Ad Is somewhat peeved at (lie ma i-
ner in which Chicago sport writers
handled bin) m their light stories, 'I
ii. not m i how i could net worse'thun
a draw," dscbtred WolgaaL MWhj t
had Ritchie nearer to beuM down ami
i nt in the ninth rOUQd than In- h il
ii. e out of iolutnissii.il in the seventh
Ail Says that he stilclv Would ha"
heeii awarded the fbthl "ii a foul had
he cared to stop the fras In the sev
enth session ami had permitted a phy
sician to examine him. "it looked II''
my tinht at that lime." sab Wolgast,
"and the effect of the blow was hardl)
not iceahle at the time. Itnt it surely
i Mowed on me in tin- eiKlith and ninth
rounds. Then t recovered ami wax
myself again in the tenth."
WOlaust is ready and anxious t..
meet the champion BgalH ami he be
paves they win come toaether event
ual!'., thaugk not for several months.
"Willie doesn't euro for any more of
my gnngf li. hi now " asserted Wol
gast. "lie will have to he forced into
Bnotl ' r match w ith mi' hy public
opinion. I'm going to keep right on
pegKlng away ami shgW that I am just
as goad as I was when I won ni title
Commontlan on Ritchie's future
fights Wolgast said: "I don i believe
Kit. hie svet win tinitt Tosbsb) Mur
phy, i have inside Information thai
he plans to call oft tile hout Willi
Murphy. If he laces Jimtm Duff) he
win receive a trlmmlnM or I sm a poor
Jtlde. Duffy is lie cleverest liltl"
man in the rln; today much cleverer
than Kitt hie. In spite of the opinio. is
of critics I call see where RltchtS is
actually a clever boxer, iti' has all the
motions of a clever RghteCi hut really
be doesn't seem able o land as often
and as SCCUratel) as a i lever lexer
WOULD REGAIN TITLE.
Sitton To Meet Hoppc In Match Fri
New Yolk. Mardi 19.' QoorgC Sut
ton, who will seek to reaailn tin i.
balk iiii" billiard championship from
Willie Hoppc, for the mat. h is pra -
tlcbtg bard, Button ami Hoppc will
in i t Friday nlgnt,
AHhougk the pan have met mi nu
merous occaskms before for the is.::
titles on Which Hopps seems to have
all claims, it has been a year since
there has been a kame for the title of
tin' one-shot -In style of game. Last
year the titular name was played at
Pittsburg on March it, when Hopoe
wrested the crown froin na Morning
star, who in the previous year took
the title from Button,
KING WITNESSES BOUT.
i a ndon, March 1 1 Kins ' bmrge -tained
dlstinctlos this nreek ot being
tin- hist lekjnmg British ssonarch .
witness a pUbBc exhibition of tile "no
ble ale of s. lf-ilefense.'' As the KUCSt
nf the s mi Life Qusrds, of which
he is rohmeii he vvas eatartalned gi
iioxlmt an, i fencing exhibition at tbe
Regent's Park barracks, Bom had lor
Weds, the farmer British heavi sreiahl
iiampiun, and Pat O'Meefe nf Ireland
gave a fast exhibition of sparring and
several clever amateurs also took pari
CENTRAL TO TRAVEL FAR.
Tears Haute, in.1 March It,
president Hsllnroster ot the Central
leagUe says the total mileage of the
lx cfuks Will he V,.2:,x and h) dttbs RS
follows: Orand Ragsds. M9t Perl
Wa ne. 1,494; Hsjkaggsld MM; Pin
ion. :.T...i: Tern HgUlV 1197. and Kv
ansvllle. ."..'.li. The slMSfteat Jump Ml
batWegS SprinpMeld and Day t Oft and
hi twenn-iive sssa hs troBegi The
ionise-1 is baiaraag ia.iumx Hiu and
Orand nigHhr. ton sgUsa
He Teachers the Tango
ON TIGER STAFF
Jennings Regards Dauss As One
of the Best in Game
Qulfport, M ss , Man h 19, Hugh
Jenninvs lias a pit. hint; ntatt that runs
lie has men v, ho tower above six
id ; ami weigh, stripped, mound 290,
pounds, lie has others mm have .
..land ..n thalr toes to maki the r. foot
In mark anil who scale at about IS9J
' r lf9 pounds.
in other yearsiPetroli fans were ae
. nstomcd t" seelns their pikohers in
UUifoflBS that would lit pianls.
Wille'.t. Mullln, Donovan, Killian.
siever. Bummers all were big men
and Jennings liked them thai ,v I v
' acaused tin y looked stmny, were
Htrong and could stand hits of Work,
This spring, however, he has three
vimiig fellows who could train down
almost to ti.e welterweight limit,
fleorge Dauss. Claude William, a d
iialpk Pogsatock are luti.- on n ami
1 wo of them- ComStQSk and Wllliani'
promise to Mtlck. Duusx, nf coure,
won a ntaka with the league's star
pitchers hy his work last season.
Dauss weighs abutti i,'. or 191
pounds when in shape: Convstsch fix
gres about the same. whHt Wltliamii
does Ids best Work w lle.i ha'. Ing UU(
IM pounds to carry aroundi
Jennings says 1 xpeets Dauss to
make an even better record this veir
"The one yeal'e experience wltg th
Tigers vvdi do Georae a lot 01 aood,"
declares Hucbis, "lie is a wise yaung
fi'iiow ami takes advantage of evag
weakness In 'he batting armor ..1 an
npposinn player. I consider Dauss in
ic h- tiir tin- beat young pitcher in the
American leofcUe and 1 am Sot alone 1 .
this belief, Clark Griffith ol tin- a
ilonala, was one of 'he first at oppos
ing mnnogerx I" rCCOKglge in Dauss a
HCW BILLY EVANS STARTED.
Onr of Ban Johnton's B',t L'm;;s
Here's how Billy Bvassx reputed to
one oi the host umpires on Ban
Johnson's staff, broke Into the name:
BUI) had returned to fouagstown
from Cornell LTnlversIt) kbits n dap
per youth. He gained place on 1
home town paper as a reporter at th
Stipend Of 3D.' a week. One tlav while
covering a ball game from the press
bQX BUI) was asked if he couldn't
lake the place Of the unips. who had
failed to appeal
BUI) did ami Rave sack satisfaction
be was asked to come nggln, Coasid.
ertng that in , was Retting $' for an
afternonn's work as an arbiter and
i.nlv $11 faff a whole weeks work for
the paper Kvairs soon quit the ape!
His advent into the bis. league came
when Jtmitt) McAleer reivnunended
him lo Johnson, v. ho knew what a
toiiKh plai s to umpire in Vtutugaiown
B) his display of nerve mi the lie! I
Billy soon trained the respect of both
players and fain Of COgrSO, his
knowledge af the line points gt iiu
Rama and bis Keen eyesight 1 every
put) that look pia.e also were but
t.n tors In ralslax klm hiak In the egti
mating of those n ho run the great na
tkonal pastlnK und tin.se who patron
ONE EYED PITCHERS.
Detroit Tigers Have Baseball Curio
ity On Roster.
Oiilfport. Mr s.. March it Til'.".
(aval makes the Detroit learn Ihli
season Jaaniagu will have pndei hbi
. mmand an oddlt) BS a pitcher, Cg
vet. Ihm summer, had serious troub'e
With lll ees The trouble developed
to a point w In re the pin ner S BS I
I'd In SpXth With shad" over his ..p-
ti. k. and this Bprtng ge sas be bus
ptoctlcalty lost tin stghi m ins right
lie cannot dial iiRulsh objects aceaas
Ihc diamond when his lefi e c i oktM
ft. ami. if BJgkl the team. Uttll BTOh
ably Pa the nlllv ..ini-ev ad mall evnl .
I in ijor league 1 lub.
He May Bo All Right ftl That By F.
CLEVELAND VvlNS RIGHT
TO CLAIM THE AMEPICAN
CALLS BASEBALL -FUTIir
Enqlisb Writer Wanks Dee Bslsn I
Between Attack .m.t Drfcns".
I.' ndon. Man h la. ;' me of th
11, mments on tin- same bet ireen the
Dbtnts ami the White Box. pli 1
(ore Kim- Qeorge, have been rat
quaint. "Previous attempts to exploit
baseball in gangland have resulted in
failure," sayi a writer in The Bystand
er, "and. aRbeugk iii" exhibition ah '
at Cbe4aes last Thursday was honored
by the presence of Kins fJorge and
attracted a tar bixxer crowd sonsint
iiiK. by the va. targetj of Americans
than anj of its predeeessora, I i
not tglak that the name will ever
"catch on' ..ot here.
"After seoini tl.e Obinta of New
fork beaten b the White Box of 'hi
can, one came awas feeling thai it
was a pR that so much skill should
he expended mi so futile It - line, a el
wondering what on earth our Ameri
can cousins an see in ii. Il must
surei.v i.e something Invisible to our
"Aecordina to Rnglisb Ideas, mott
than half th" Joj of a hall ; ain i-
slsts in hitttiiK the hall 'nh some
thing, and hlttini It fairis often, but in
baseball the 'hatter' is at sa ii a ill-. .
vantage as compared with the "pitcher1
thai hits are lew- and f i ' ' een, it:
ihjort, the balance between attack am
defense, which is essential to . g
same, ii w a m itiix. '
has given prime pleasure to manly men for
over half a contmy. A PEERLESS man
never switches to another brand; he knows
he's just losing time and pleasure on a need
less experiment. Many brands come and
go into the discard but old PEERLESS is
still in the lead.
There's a snappy taste to PEERLESS
that policemen and other big fallows like.
It's got that man-sLze quality about it; not
one of those insipid, next-to-nothing tobaccos
but the big king-brand for the he-men on
A week's trial will make yott a perma
nent user of PEERLESS go lo it today.
Sold everywhere in 5 c packages.
Other skasij 1(V, .70c an,; 0c Packajv . . ' Tin Praia.
THE AMERICAN TOBACCO COMPANY
Hot Fight Promised Over Bill to
Abolish New York Commish
Albany, n v.. March i". Tin- Hun -
ray hill, whios ranks to hah the
state athletic commlsaiott and stop all
professional icix.rm exhibitions in tins
state, m itkel) to provide some lively
scenes ill the letfislat III e. As:ia:h;'
man Martin o, M.i'ue of Men York
city, in opening for the opposition, d -.
lared that professional boxing was
me Rnest "f manl) sports,
"Many of you know," exclaimed Me-
'ue, "that for veals Indole beCOtniOH
a member ot this body. 1 wan a prba
lighter. The spmt as regulated bj
la w is manly, not brutal or degrading.
Doctor i now beat about diseases and their
treatment. Consult your own doctor freely
1.H. VI a..
ing we give it
And that is what keeps its quality up,
always the same, no matter what the
year's crop may be.
Long Cut Tobacco
I wish every thins in political hie wen
done a penl; ami as thorough!) as
thlnas are done under the present ia-
in the sguared circle,"
Andrew c Murray, a Ketg York city
progressive, replied with an attack 0 1
boxing. "Tin- eoeasied boaiag sxhlbi
tioua which have aesa given undor the
present law." he said, ale in reality
brutallalng prize tinins ami especiaUy
ssawadgag to youth, Tha very Beat
liKlit under tins law was held in New
York under the supervision of a niem
her id this legislature The house wis
soi.i out t w ii e, ticket holders were
swindled and the performance was
dlen pu table, These exhibitions de
controlled b) crooked politicians, They
an- unspeakably degrading."
Rheffleid, Eng has one co-operative
famlh supplies socket) with a mem
barablp of it.Uio. with a eajrttal of
971,74l, and doing a yearly business
of over !,769,9.
Arsentna annuall) i iodines
13,099,000 pounds ot butter in fbUi
Nerves mast ht ted Wflfc pure, rich
blood, or than will be trouble. Poorly
fed nsjrssg are weak nerves ; and weak
nerves mean nervousness, neuralgia,
hcariarbfl. debility. For treatment
Aver s B iriaparilla has been used for
: Uty years. Entirely free from alcohol.
that's the time to chew
PEERLESS. When you
can smoke that's the
time to choose PEERLESS.
This pure Southern Kentucky
tobacco is the great favorite with
men of vigor. It is full-bodied
and satisfying. It gets its pleas
ant richness from the naturcJ
for tlirec to rive yearc.
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