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EL PASO HERALD SPORTS, RECREATION and OUTDOOR LIFE
lettts m. HtmnnironD. sportxxg editor. FROMINB.NT WRITERS COXTIUnUTC. Tad Doi-ffan, noted, sport pace rartoonlit and writer San Crane and Brneat 'anlsan, ba.tc-bs.ll expert and tfepeateni X. S. Andrew, bozlnc erltlci Francis Onlnaef. one of the .creates! analenr colters of the world i Jade Veloek and "Orair haseball and boxlns writer, sreleadl-s eontiihntore to Tae Oerald Sports Department. CITY BASKETBALL LEAGUE PLAYERS WARM UP FOR FIRST GAMES SATURDAY NIGHT UEiULD SPORTS LUAD ALL. All of tae latest news f boxtaC. wrest II ac. football baseball coif bowline, teanl and otaer athletic cveaU wire service .n all blje cann' and matekem. Requests Is fooad In the sport rolamsi of The Herald. Foil leased for Information on sporting; events clven peelal ttr tlon by Sports Information Bnrean Telephone 2C50 MANAGER JACK KEARNS WOULD WAIT VNTIL FEBRUARY BEFORE SIGNING ARTICLES sraws.wian.sshah.w.we.swha.s.s ww..,..,,.i,rva.(s.rVatJst)s ,, WWWMAAAAMAAAAMAAAAAAMMMAAAAAMM BUSY YEAR FOITLEGION FURTHER BASKETBALL JUMPS BEMPSEY QUINTETS Oh, Man! ByBriggs (Copyrlrat. 111!. New Torfc Trlbans Inc All Four Teams Are Lined "Dp Strong For City League Season ONE TEAMDROPS OUT OF CIRCUIT By JIM BR.W. PRESEASON prediction rarely pxn out. Even those of the anaJytleal and mathematical Huetaey Fallerton. premier dopester of athletic events, at times so astray "Which proves that t is both daacerotts and. delicate to ittemt to dope evt any given race. But this much may safely be predicted of the coming City Basketball league if the players live tip to their class the race -will be the greatest In the history of basketball in El Paso. For, e City league possesses more sheer class than any before Look .Like Fast League. In makine this statement, fall cos;- rixance is taken of the fact that 21 Paso bas had some very classy teams. The old Cactus dnb, several Y. M. C. teams, the 22nd infantry team, any Dumber of High school teams, par ticularly the great "HI" team of 1S17. are all taken Into consideration. Granting that all of these, aa well s others were possessed of high lss, there has been no season In the nn when every team In the league was possessed of class In every po sition when it might truthfully be said of each team In the league that there was not a single- weak spot on the teair nd this may be said of the City league this year. Further, It may be said wftfeont .the slightest Qualification as ce cards class with the only qoallfl cation aa to the apeed of the league betas? the one of the players plsylng up to their ability. Take each of the four teams and analyse them from forward to "guard, with a pause at renter, then back down the field again and not a single point will not show Cleveland, O Jan. IX Con demnation of the war record of Jack Dempaey world's champion heavyweight, was voiced In n res olution tmanlmomely adopted by the Menae-Rhlne post of the American Xeglon here. The res olution contains an appreciation f the war record of Georges Carpentler, FOIIT WATXE ALSO. Fort Wayne, ImL, Jan. IX Condemning Jack Dempsey as an unfit representative f American athletics, the Fort "Wayne post of the American Legion nnanlmouly passed a resolntln-lat night de claring opposition to hli defend ing the championship title for America. The resolution Is the result of recent agitation against Pemp ey for his war record due to the fact that his service during the mr was renflned to working In the shipyards. uri-tT lM'T -TiVCT BEInC n&rottRTi op z. tiDimk TVin,"r- MAKCS rp vQKt TOU KKMW IT iSWT TAT ) I .' v . .. . a- a a avuf C ants' rr T That a Bumch op mem get TrttfTuo AkJD XCiT AJMVT ..-. ..... . . tf-r . . . I 5HALL MAVC - ! - nrvc iihtliai it CONSVLXltfi1 M6 r Thy mi6mt Just as wsu Say t CAUT 6AT MPAT OR CANDY- ClD SET AUAV WTH. ix- ; itvr Kibnr: Ml be found walea .does class. Unexpected strength has been added to the league In the-form of the dis bandment of the McDonald and Freu denberp five, leaving1 but four teams in the circuit and 7hleh will release a number of crack players to other hum. Marry atcKemr, Gcvler Hi frrader. Errold Upowzkl end Brlce BeTans will be signed op by other ouintets of the league and will un doubtedly contribute greatly to the strength of the organization as a whole The reason assigned for the u.sbandment of the team is that Mc Kemy and Magraer are members of the Mines team. while Latwwskl Is Sunday School Youngster Knew All About 'Ruth' Saco, KaJce, Jan. II. A Sunday school class was In session at the leading; church in- this city, and tbe teacher announced that the subject would be "Rath." "Now," said the teacher, "what do yon know about RuthT" Op went the hands of a youngster. "Well," said the teacher. wfaat can you tell ns about RethT Quick as a flash tha provd be replied: "He made 29 home rasa last year 'Which shows how widespread Is the fame of the Red Sox pitcher, and how closely the boys read the sport pages of the newspapers. employed by the Popular and natur ally does not feel like playing against this team. l Tlsjers Are StronK. The High school learn, abampion of last year. Anay conen. jonsny Jticn ardson. Chevans and Gtllespe, a onar- tet of players, each of whom has proved himself to be fast, clever and splendidly accurate at to-ssteg. even under trylnconditloas. At center the Tigers have the redoubtable Manny Ponsford. a star in every aport be ea ters, had the eleversJohncy Williams, either of whom might be shifted to forward in ease of seed. Both com bine nnncoal temping ability with all the requisite of a high class forward. At the guard positions the Tigers have Morris Bloomberg. Lonis Spring er, Tom Talbot and Brlce Shall er. As have the forwards, these guards have proved themselves. Together with ability to guard closely, these youngsters have unusual speed for guards, while Soulier comhtnes a no mean ability as a forward to his guarding With this array of talent the Tigers would run away from any less classy lencne. While It la , certain they will go through the league In a creditable manner certain, too, that they will win " most of their school pnn, It re main to be seen whether or not they will be able to top the other teams In the league, or to even finish, close to the top. The only thing which Is certain U that they will be a credit to their school. i The Texas School of Mines team 3 as more or less an unknown quali ty until last Saturday, although the five vas known to possess classy tal ent. At th forward end of thd floor the Miners have Phil Cordova. Oscar Reinbeimer, Concha and Rhew. The two former men proved their worth In the Snnday school league, while the latter pair showed it last Saturday night. In speed and accuracy these four rank with any tse league beasts. State School Strong. At center the Miners have Gnvler Magruder and Glenn Brodertck. whose j anility at basket tossing la equaled only by their ability in football. At the guards -there are Sam Marshall Loose, Harry McKemy and a dark horse, who is said to be the equal of any euard In the citv. MeKemv la probabry the closest guard In El Paso ana rne otner two 'deserve to -be ranttea with htm. Just what the Miners will be able to accompitsn it lr impossible to fore tell. But it is certain that the team beating them will have, all sorts of a u i lenities. Against the New Mexico Agricultural college. last Saturday night, the Miners showed that they are not only a formidable aggregation but that they have the same "fight to the last ditch" spirit which brought fame to the 1919 football squad. Tomorrow afternoon the other three teams in the league will be considered. i ill iu i i u i . wiA j I L - - ----.. -. jam . - JIS IT RIGHT AND . PAIR ) f"", T'uSrU-T IT N THAT OUR. LIBERTY IS 7 Vci ) ' yrf) BETTER To BS iaken from yiaiyi ., . y. SWSfeX I home nights MO'v. -J ?7N0) , V i5t Lle H'S THArJ ,wmiBBr fmmi'-Tt sal y " spisfi SftME eviCNi4G ;& .a - - L - s)Jgg I inn "mm iiibi i nnn hUL I UM WALLUKi III II I I fl Mi nlllllnnli t tnfui una m Oil flllS FIRST GULL EKGLANDAOOPTS I FRENCH BOXING , CHAMPION Will Back Carpentier Against Jack. ITTT IDLII UUFI1ILI PLAYS FRIDAY T PC-D 1 HARD TRAINING THE KEYNOTE IN CAMP OF WRESTLER C. JORDAN CoB8idrable action is anticioated Friday nizhtasu the HiKh school rm- i A JANAQKR Sammy Soble Is deter.-O- nasurm when the boys' and girls' Wear and Style The price of shoes demands that you receive wear, style, and comfort for your money. Herman's Army Shoes answer this requirement. The shoes in which the U. S. Army traveled to victory. Made on the famous Munson last. They come in ligljt and dark tan. We have your size. Priced at 8.00, $9 10.00 basketball teams of the school will meet the Lis Craces High school boys and girls' teams is the first double header of the season. Last week the Tigers Jonrneyed to Las Craces and defeated the upper valley boys by the score of 44 to 2. The New Mexicans hare asked for an other opportunity, howerer. and con sequently will be the gmests of the Tirer team FrMar nlsrht. The men school girls will Inaugurate the sea son py meeting tne sins" team of the i vrooes scnooi. Some Fsst Itsll. Manager Carl Schwartz and captain """I ronsiora or tee men school team working- in conjunction with coach Coblentz haTe arranged an at tractive schedsle for the team this Sear which will include a trip to Arlsona. The Miami team Is strain expected to win 'the championship of " " uuc jwr ana in. contest between this team anrt lh. TlMr. -fil be for the southwestern championship. Plana for the season also tnclnde-a trip to Albuquerque, N. M and later onngtng or tne New Mexicans here. MAKES XIW IlECORD Paris. France, Jan. IX. A French distance ninner named Guillemot yes terday ran eight miles in 19 minutes.-) J3 4-5 seconds, a record for France.! The course was laid oat from Ver-, sallies common to Preentalan. in the Bois de Boulogne, and Guillemot ran the distance in better time than the' railroad trains average between -&ris ana Versailles. With condiaable. cold leather still in prefect il BwuU be a fool plan to hot oa oar line of Svealcrt and Auto Robes. Slielton-Payne 317 facet St ARMS COMPANY El Paso, Texau j SMOOTH SURFACE ROOFING 2 Plyper Roll $3.00 3 Ply per Roll $3J0 Certainteed Roofing Product We Are Open Until 4 p. m. Saturday. Rheinheimer Lumber Co. Phone 498. Piedras, Alameda and Myrtle. MELLAS WHS BOUT Sioux Falls. S. D, Jan. IS Alexan der Mellas. Sioux Falls, threw "Kid Winters of Mankota, Minn. In two straight falls here MOndav nie-ht The first fall came in IS minutes, ten DKQflna wiw a. oooy scissors ana doable wrist lock, the second in II minutes, 10 seconds with a foil Kel son. The men are mlddleweights. SANTEL TVIXS AGAIN , Boise. Idaho. Jan. IS. Ad Santel champion light-heavyweight wrestler won two straight falls here Monday from Sam Clapham. the English wrestler. The first fall came in one hour and six minutes and the second in 24 minutes. Santel weighed IS and Clapham 15. TALE BOOSTS BOXING New Haven, Conn. Jan. IS. Boxing was organized as a minor sport at Yale University at a meeting in the "T" club Monday night Moses King, who will be boxing Instructor, an nounced training will begin at once and next month matches will be held. iri mined. The diminutive pilot of Chris Jordan Is not only saro and certain that hht protege will win o-rtr Charlie Rentrop m the retarn engagement next Tuesday night, but he Is arranging other matches on the strength of a victory for r"hris. whom he considers the world s middle weight champion One thing that Sammy Is counting i pon to contribute to victory more so than anvthlnv .! I. fit. f,M ... the bout is without limit He be-1 neves that Jordan will outlast his huskier rival in an all night session I and indifferent to whether it lasts five minutes or until the cold gray I dawn of the morning after he is sure i of victory. He asks those fans who I will be In attendance next Tuesday I to bring their lunch along, as his protege does not Intend to leave the mat until Le wins or is decisively de feated by the European beltholder. ' Is In Good Shape. I "Chris, as usual, will be in splendid ! Physical Condition and mora r-nnfi- . dent than ever as he has seen what Rentrop can do," said Sammy. "Rentrop la esse C the toughest and moat aa-KTeaalve men Chris has ever met aad we feel that we are Justified 1. asking for a big guarantee la thla raateh. I do not believe that the promoters ' will go in the hole either, as the fans are going to come out In big numbers aad show their appre rlntloa of hlah elasa nr.ktll.p. Jordan will wla wlthta two hours la my opialoa, but If he does not we are prepavrd to stay nay length of time. I am glad that (he contest Is unlimited as far as time Is eoacerned." The wrestling bugs are showing a great deal of Interest In the prelim inary contests which manager John Mcintosh has arranged. Johns, a husky boy from the railroad shops. I will be on hand to battle Paul Gre- J jsa.s'LeM Los Angeles, Calif. Jan. IS. Jack t Kearss. manager for Jack Damp-Mr. proposs to "forget" all farther talk raafrrir liatmnet fni n VmnutvUair. t rxmti r fight either la the United States 5r Europe until the middle of SSrZSS- trSSTtSS 'SX British Sporting Fraternity services held toy Charles Cochrane, t British fight promoter, expires. Likes Co f froth Best. "All the talk m the world from this or that promoter as to wnat i Tljr A'lT'T'G XT H TXT'n slxed pars he will give veins noih- lYLfl 1, iO Ul-T J3J.X SiSSrSSr' U WKearns i WITH LONDONERS 5?af. 'flSrli. w'wSh MfooS i T - BtI.B C. HEEVB5. In Paris, saylnc that Carpentler is T ONDON. Eog, Jan. 11. Bngland "ff.01 S Cochran until the L, ha, adopted Georges Carpent rr middle of Pebmary. If such Is the .- ,.,. . -j.m. - w,- .. -? case, and It seems to be. I am grolng Ud wlth a movement as qu'c to sit tight until that time, then " the short right arm upperro Issue an Invitation to all to bid for which sent Joe Beckett to sleep; ad iccUi-iKtheaDe1st?l,B a" ' " j ""H mman Europe's choice ASKed IT Jams-S W. COrxrOth, Tla, ' lor "ssbo iwiayocy ior ti' 9 promoter, still had the "is world's champteoshlp. When Carpentier meets Dempser p&rtlcslarlr If the meetins Is in Lon don, is C E Cochran hopes. s Presch wicanS will hare aJT , cheers and support of ths sport -.r fraternitr of the country. He y i be. to afi Intents and purposes, t5 v chosen son of Ehsland. as ve'I as France, against the American a Tader. I Beekett 'Was FaTerlte. England's adoption of s rw and astounding. A Treelc before the flx&t It vraa said practJeally no bet tins; 'was belne done, bee-anse there was vothlna: la the coos try but Befit 4tt money. Two days before the flsht the situation aad ehanxed bnt little. Srerybody saw Beck ett, the winaer. ETerybody sesraed the ad van ta Be of odds which were available If they wished to bet against their own country. So far as eould be as certained, bettlaj; cm the French man Just TrBimt belax; done Then Paris began to rote and t- odds disappeared. Bui. on the conn ing of the fight only one leading sport writer had the courage to picx the Frenchman. One suspects tha certain canny Britishers had by tr- s time begun to silence national pride aadjiufetly put money on tha Frenc- wizard. Otherwise, the bearded bright eyed visitors from Paris mus have taken mugh cash out of th-s country to lift the Pans rate of ex change a point or two. Bid Xot TCeed Help. There was, in fact. a. rumor afloat in the hotels Just before the fight that It had an been "fixed- acd tha; the Frenchman was to win. "JUa? on, -seep your money or net Newark. X J. Jan IS Fred Ful ton, of Uoochester, Minn., outfought Frank Mo ran, Pittsburg, in an eight round bout at the first resriment ar mory Monday night. Fulton weighed 214 pounds and Mo ran 194. Meran wore himself out In tr e first roup J ir an effort to end the bout oCklr Fulton used a U-ft Jab with effect and although his op ponent waa groggy in ine seventn ne appeared unable to knock him out. ai tne start, xoran rusceo and met Fulton in his corner and in a swift exchange, placed a hard right swing te the heavier man's head, which staggered htm. to the ropes. Fulton recovered quickly and sent several hard blows to the body. The round was even. Mo ran showed the effect of his ef forts and Fulton had little dlffksltv Jii outfighting him in the remaining in the fourth round the fighters fs((d to hhjir tK KH whit. wtas. t were In a mixnp. Moran received considerable punishment about the face, but kept boring in. Jumna U- .!. . w. w J ..:.. a umated. Keams said he would like ' to see Coffrotb land the nrath, but saw no necessity for "patUng down the bars at this stage fn the game.' McManus Fights Fast Draw Bout A1..K. v4Tv T. w -B . daTof Sihr,u; N. xTilAi 5" to ba jicsianns, ei xucson. iought ten rounds to a draw ah the Pastime Ath letic club Monday evening. Cordon, displayed none of his oM time ag grewtTns3 and allowed MrMaans to carry the light to him during every rosjnd. McManus shot his left Into Benny's midsection almost at will and rocked the New Mexican's head with rights and lofts. Benny worked well In the l lllil lies and disalAveri his rintwM by dropping nnder MaManss hard swisnrs. aTa-aa 4safwas adhldlajl In aw.a A S-f wa cv uwiuwu u US.V017 u. ac Manas, one Judge decided In favor of I Cordova and the referee called the boat a draw. The decision met with the approval of the fight fans present. Chicago Bantam Bests Grifiin Denver, Colo, Jan. 1J. Jo Bur man. Chicago bantamweight, knocked out Dick Griffith, of Fort Worth. Texas, in the third round of a sched uled 1! round bout Monday night. Griffin was caught with'a left to the Jaw one mlnnte after the round opened. The first two rounds had been even. Carpeatler" was the word tea: Benny Garcia was erven a decision : nassed about. Bnt if the French over Billy Stearns la the curtain man west to the trouble of "fixing ' raiser oi ten nnses ana earl M.irs had the best of Spike Doagms In the j ten round semi-windap. OHIO LOSES GA3IE Urbana. m, Jan. IS. ITUnots de feated Ohio in as eastern confereaee basketball game Mmte ntefct, 4, to I I- the fight, it was a, nseless nrecai- tlec. Georges didn't need any help In dealing with Beckett. The ramor undoubtedly was "bunk." bat the fact remains tha Beckett was still tha "white haired boy" with sncS of the British spor p&tbsio as were talking audibly, and eoBttsmed so right cp to the nlgr ot the fight. CHAIILKS lUrVTHROP. gorlan, the middleweight faorite of the fans, in the headliner. Johns comes well backed and bis money Is being taken UD bv BUDnorters of Jar. -dan, who feel that their favorite can not lose That aggressive scrappea Scogie Muskopf, will wrestle a finish maicn wun one Keckord In the open ing contest of the evening and this should be a hummer. INTERNA TIONALBOXING UNION PLANS MEETING WITH MUCH APPROVAL NEW TORK. Jan. ij. American , French proposed a revival of the or boxlng enthusiasts are awaltiniri ganizatlon with the result that th. MOIU tVTNS IlOBT Milwaukee. Wis, Jan. IS. Bob Jloha was given a shade decision oy newspaper writers Monday night In a. itm rouna no-aeciston oout wizn Ted Jamlsonn a 'Milwaukee llght-heavyweighL the reception accorded the reviseQ rules which were recently seat abroad. If they are accepted, fax a general way, as the basts fat inter national ring contests the way will be paved for farther participation of thla country in international boxing reforms. Amateur Boxing Tourney Proposed New York. Jan. IS. An amateur toxing tournament under the sole management of women will he held here next week under the auspices of the National Lseague for Women's Service, it was announced Monday night. The matches will be staged for the entertainment of wound! At. dlers. Wealthy women war workers are among ine promoters or the tournament, which is sanctioned by the A A. U Included in the rammit. tee In t-harge are: Mrs. Charles S. nniuMu, jbiss Anne Morgan, jots. Geo rare Barton Fr-nh mt m r..- dore Roosevelt Pell . leading professional boxers also ' nave oiierea tneir services. HogwallowLocah By, DOTCK BOTTS. boxing enthusiasts are awaiting with interest the outcome of the meeting of the International Boxing union, to be held In Paris on Febru sry S Unless there Is an eleventh hour shift in sentiment, the United states will not be represented for- malty. If at alL As a consequence it Is doubtful if any of the amateur organisations of this country or the pnnnnosu promoters will feel sbllged to observe regulations or suggestions which may arise from such conference. , Many Couatrirs Rrpreaeaird. as composed at the present time in union conaiara nr yii.nii bt. - llsh. Swiss and Belgian organisations vr luuivianais wno, under tne initia tive of t he French, have been work ing upon an international associa tion plan since Hie when the French boxing federation attemnted in ran. vene an international conference to discuss the many crude angles of the glove game Neither the English nor "Mona auinoniies snowed any en thusiasm. In 1913 another .meeting was . held and the following year the I B. U. was officially organised, according to the Pro nob, with the following countries repre sented, either officially or In formally France, (Federation Franealae de Boxetl KoKlnnd. I National Sporting Clubli United. States (Stv York Msle Boxing Commlulon). Belgium, (Federa tion Beige de Boxelt Switzer land. (Federation ScU.e de BoxeM Argratlae Repn&llr, (Box ing Clnb of nnenos Aires) aad the Auatrallaa Boxing Federa tion. During the war there was no fur ther activity on the part of the in frns'iona! Itoxlair unini but with the signing ol iho rmlsUce thsj will depend to a great extent upon out any education. meeting In Paris .next month was called to consider new rules, weight classifications and other details nec essary to the readjustment and lm-1 nrnrim.ii . .... . . ... ' r.w .,.. v. lub hub aifuri. m mo meantime, however, the American army, navy and civilian board f boxing control had been formed In this country and a nuit mri. nn. fared to supercede the Marquis of l Queensberry rules. J Awslt Foreign Approval. This code was sent abroad for sub mission and suggestions to the Eng lish and French boxing authorities. T. I. 1. ... .. ... . ... .a .u. fivic ui inusB woo spent. weeks upon the revision of the ruies' mat the new regulations will prove acceptable as the basis of a univer sal boxing code. There are eo many radical differences between the Eng lish. Franch and American systems of awarding boxing decisions, how- over, mat many are skeptical regard ing the oatcome A standardised set of boxlag rules for International use Is badly needed at this time when boxlag is experiencing a great revival In many parts of the world. An International associa tion, would also advance the aport but It la the consensus, of opinion among, American author ities that the Iaternatloaal box. Ing unlea governing laws will have to be radically changed be fore the Halted States organiza tions can accept membership. Although two-thirds of the recog nlzed world champions are held oy American boxers the country would bate but one vote in such a union and rules ard ree-ulations. Inimical to the best Interests of boxing her. might easily be passed oer the pro test of American delegate3 Further action on the fntltation of the I B V . authorities for coopers-' -gi-s-M- wv-q ! i AT the close of tie dTil war thing .fit nanitlrv an atr. ii.KI from 16c to 20c a doieg. Dock Hocks, our bean brnnmiel blacksmith, is straightening up his shop by moving the Vld wagon wheels aronn4 and dusting off the anvil, as Miss FlnHe Belcher is com ing by there tomorrow to peep in at him. ' The Wild Onion school teacher sayj j if he don't get an increase in salary ngnt soon tne next rising generation ' me x a u, autnonties Tor cooptr?- ' i .. v, .. ... i . ... '.on on the part of the United States, a oin t0 ,"" t0 Mt down Wlth- All the .good of the grape improved by ageing and natural fermentation, with the alcohol extracted after the quality of the wine has been fully developed. That is &P ii t- igG Wirre DeHghtfiil plain or mixed as you would a cocktail, ffigh ball, cobbler, punch or rickcy. Virginia Dare Raznbter In tag slaw, nil nro ec rhw erlp et TTanT.lnvrf i I T IfJ111 1 !'lirMinsB, cobes of ice. cna win. slssa ot Vhsmim Dzn 71ns. fi& the rUm with smttr sk, drsaddxtak. 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