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Fighting Hilly Murra leli w-s
--tcrday afternoon for Seattle.
where he meets Steve Reynolda
In a four-round bo tn next Turn
day night. His match is under
dire. to.ii of Austin X Salt, Seattle
boxing promoters ami instruc
Murray li;is Kept iv training al!
A Blind Man Could See
Through This, Almost
From tlie Tacoma News Feb-1
Titan 1!': i Tills was tbe weak
that Ivan Miller bad been ligned
up b) I'n'il Steele to meet Billy
Murray in Tacoma, nnd the daj
that Steele changed his booking j
to .^i.i Mlti hell. Also it w,is al
IS* time that "outatds Influences"!
were \Ol king to kill Steele'!
"Sid Mlti hell, ii boner irbe
is ragarde I as utile better
lliiki an atii; livir. defeated
Ivan Miller b'-t night at tbe
■Maker in th< Tixoli then
Prom the Tacoma Sewa March
8: I This same "outside Infill
ORPHANS NEED BATHING
SUSTS; CAN YOU HELP?
About -". children of ti.<- chil
dren's Industrial liome al Oak
laud, all orphans, are going I"
learn to awlm.
The Nereides hatha at Point
Defiance liavo volunteered io
give ihe x tdd c fr c admlaalon
ever;* Fiiiia afternoon,
Mrs. 11. K. Carter, women's
gwimmlng Instructor at Lincoln
Park Hi, has offered her assist-!
anie In te v hing the children.
Manager Louis Bean of tbe T.l
mum poor for ted
Qiieting deration Mendeloff,
alias Ted I Kid) Lewis, tlie hie...
Briton, who is cleaning up little
all. and financially, "boxing, .is a
sport, is a svwii buaiacaa." 3lx
tecn months ago this youtli. ag"d
20. iinadd the l'nited St.ut -s.
His bankroll i (insisted of a few
well worn dime.-:.
Sradateel might properly rate
him AAI now without booting
an. thin:;. Tod has fought 26
tinie-i since last July, never get
Mike Lynch has gone into
training. This certainly Is
the rear of promise.
Joe Bonds has taken time
from his barn-storming in
Montana to write friends
here that he's coming home.
■Won't do any good, Joe, the
game Is already spoiled here.
Joe McC'innity wants to
conduct training season for
his Itutte team within the
high board fences of the
Western Washington asso
ciation's showground at Puy
allup. Well, that's fair.
What has become of the
old and unrefined geezer
who used to call a pocket bil
liard parlor a "pool dump.'"
"Fighting Billy" Murray
nays that he would he glad
to get a return match with
Frank Farmer. "I'd like to
show that boy just how much
he's worth, and I will do It
If wo ever get into the ring
togeth°r again," predicts the
"B\( IIKLOR BWKETHKAKTS"
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SPORTS and AMUSEMENTS
the time," he says. "A boxer
| cannot expect to last unless he
look after himself."
Murray has a Pout scheduled
in I'ottlanil with Karl Mlebus
later In Ihe month, and says lie
| hopes to return to TaCMM for a
: return match with Farmer later
ence." who has be-n charged IM
the Tacoma papen with nan ig
ill;; Billy Weeks, and who ba.
not denied the charge. comes !o
tha I rout with a Change of heart: |
"Sid Mitchell, vtbo was
beaten by Hilly Week- at
l!ay n.oiui last night, is the
Ixim •• ulio all Inn kiini l.eil
nut IvaM Miller in Seattle re
e<>iitl.v. Miller is looked upon
ii> one of the toimhc.l lel
luns around the \"i ih>\est
ill the ir,.S-|.oulld class. Ity
his \iiior.. over Miller, tlie
A iiotralti.il earned for liliu
aglf a place up iimoiig Ihe
beat. * *'"
it. & i. company hat furalehcd
lice street ear ticket*.
But Ihe kiddies need bathing
suits. And the home hasn't
funda with which to provide
them. Can )OH help?
The orphans range from 8 to
1., yean of age. Any sort of
bathing suit will do Suits should
be sent to Mrs. 11. R, Carter at
the Lincoln I'ark school, Any
one wanting furl her information
may obtain it bj telephoning Sirs.
Carter at Madison i (00.
ting less than 11,000, His high
est bit was $:t,.'.f10.
During seven months milling
he has earned 135,004. ln eight
engagementi at Boeton he fought!
to |C&,null. In six combats at j
Hut falo he drew $10,000.
Granting Jimmy Johnston, his
manager, splits 50-60, Lewis has
salted away $I7,">00 In half a
year. During February the Hrlt
isiier waged eight fights, adding
Here's our idea of zero ln
Si\ day bike riding in
Kansas City. McNamara and
Madden, winners of the
1117-mile grind, were paid
See yti' at the Coppers'
ball tonight? Well, yea, I
should say ao.
.less Willard has grown
tired of his grind. Hy slant
ing at his schedule we note
that the Kansas champ trains
30 minutes daily indoors.
Ccc, what an irksome job
this training business must
We sent a photographer
with a speed camera out to
get a picture of Mike Lynch
doing his five-mile trot to
day. This la the snapshot
that he brought back.
Calvin Demarest, one-time
billiard champion, denies the
report that he is dead. Cal
should know whereof he
Haughton has Insured the
Braves for $500,000 but the viol
icy writer refused to risk a guar
antee on Jawn Evera' dally ali
One Person In Every Fifty in This
Country Is a Golf Nut, Says Travis
Coif is played today by one in
every 60 persons In the L'nited
states, according to Walter J.
Travis, the grand old man of Un
Having unbosomed himself ef
the foregoing statistics the .Met
ropolitan champion tattled back
In his easy chair and gave vent
to expert observations, gathered
during 20 years active service In
the Scottish pastime, and in
Which time Travis has acquired
more titles than any other playjr
with the possible exception of
EXTRA! EXTRA! ALL ABOUT THE MYSTERIOUS
DISAPPEARANCE OF MICHAEL JOSEPH LYNCH!
Deep, dark and clammy!
Michael Joseph Lynch,
outfielder, manager, umpire
and all-around baseball man,
Such was the whispered
tip that came to the sport
ing editor's desk Monday.
Michael J. had forsaken the
Olympic club. For the first
time in a winter-full of rainy
days, he bad not taken
his accepted place at the
pinochle table. His disap
pearance wns complete. Also
The S. E.s reportorial in
stinct sent him on a secret
investigation. It was true.
Mike really had dropped out
But further Investigation
JOE BONDS WRITES
HE IS COMING HOME
Joe Bonds says he is coining
In a letter to Kid Miller, one
of the clever youngsters who as
sisted Fighting Billy Murray ln
his training here recently. Bonds
says that he will probably reach
Tacoma March 20. He says M
will meet Joe Cuslck in Missoula
on the 16th.
Apparently Bonds' match waa
S. S. LEAGUE
The Sunday School league will
start its 1!»16 esason earlier then
usual, and end sooner than in
other years, according to tenta
tive plans made at a meeting of
the Pierce County Sunday School
Athletic association at the Y. M.
C. A. laßt night. it Is expected
that play will begin April 15, and
end June 15. A schedule will be
adopted next week.
ie.. Turner, one of the strong
competitors for the city profes
alonal pocket billiard champion
ship, waa defeated last night by
Herbert Hum. 75 to 64. It waa
an unusually tight game. Tonig.it
O. W. Peteraon and Charlea P.
Peteraon will compete.
THE TACOMA TIMES
'The game has made tremen
dous strides in America In receut
ears.'' he said. "For a long time
golf did not appeal to the sport
lovers. Baseball, football and
tennis had afirm hold. I was :i I
years of age before I competed in
a tournamen. To me baseball
was too strenuous. Golf, 1 dis
covered, could be played with less
"Another good thing about
golf Is it can be played as wall
by the youth of 10 years as by
the man of 70.
"Father and son can go out
brought to light an even
MIKE HAD STARTED
Yes—yes! 'Twas true.
You gasp? Can one help but
Michael J., who abandoned
baseball ln 1915, is going
back to the diamond. (The
printer says he's run out of
exclamation points. How can
we keep up Interest further
without exclamations? Yes,
Why, tell the facta.
Here then: Michael J.,
better known throughout
the Northwest than any oth
er baseballer in existence,
started training for the na
tional game this week.
He is doing a five-mile
changed after he wrote the let
ter, for Bob Yoern, the South
Tacoma blacksmith, left for Mis
soula last night, saying he bad
a bout with Joe.
Bonds and Frank Barrleu are
barn-storming the Montana
towns, boxing 10-round exhibi
tions. He has also entered a
theatrical engagement. It la re
Revenge was sweet for tho
Peoples Store last night. The
second bowling team redeemed
the store for the loss of the two
games at Seattle last week, by
winning from the McDougall-
Southwlck second team at the Ta
coma building alleys, 2,253 to
The teams were composed of:
Peoples Store —Funk, Leahy,
Hall, Smalt, Mason; McDougall-
Passafe, Taylor and Mcßae.
NEW YORK. March 9.—John
ny Dundee was badly defeated ln
a 10-round battle with Benny
Leonard last night. The victory
placet Leonard in line to meet
I Freddie Welsh for the light
on the links and spend a pleas
ant day together. In no other
branch of sport, swimming ex
cepted, can this be accomplished.
"The fact also that women can
excel at the sport is another rea
son for its present popularity.
Many of our best golfers are
members of the fair sex.
"The present American courses
are, In the majority, too easy. I
I look forward to tbe time when
| the hunkers will he arranged so
I the duffer and good golfer .-an
j plii.v them. There should be 'in i
'easy and a difficult way of ne
gotiating each role, except, of
course, the short ones."
Golf enthusiasts the world over
are concerned ln finding out
whether or not the champion in
tends to compete in the various
tournaments of the coming sea
son. To all questions of this na
ture the Garden City veteran an
swers with a smile.
run every morning. As a
pastime, he has lathed and
plastered two houses that he
owns on Sixth avenue. Al
ready he Is hard as nails.
The veteran king of the
diamond, who batted. 290 in
hia last season, Is COMING
Doggone It, we sure
needed an exclamation mark
there. If we ever did.)
Mike Is keeping in hid
ing. He thinks we don't
know that he's going to get
Into the game again. But
we'll expose him. We'll
show him up, in all bis gray
Rumor says that he'll play
cetnerfield for the Tigers.
Wo hope so.
NEW YORK, March 9.—la
Jess Willard ln poor physical
This question Is being asked
today following the attempt of
Assemblyman McCue, at Albany,
yesterday afternoon, to force
passage of a resolution calll'ig
off the Willard Moran bout.
McCue, who is a former boxer,
declared that Willard was In no
shape for a match, and that the
bout, If permitted .would sound
the death-knell of the fistic sport
in New York. He also declared
that the recent Glbbons-McFar-
land bout was a "humbug."
McCue's resolution was tem
The Butte team will accept
Puyallup'a offer to use the PujK!
lup fair grounds «a a training
quarters. Joe McOlnnlty said
today that, he believed the Puy
allup grounds would aford him
an Ideal training camp for his
Miner crew. The only posalblllty
that might prevent such an ar
rangement would be the decision
of the league directors to open
the season with Butte playing
east of the mountains. In that
caee, Spokane will become the
training center for the Butte
After au absence of two
mouths, Charlie Chaplin Is re
turning to Tacoma.
The most popular comedian In
the world, who recently signed a
contract for one year's work at
-$670,000, will again delight his
followers here. And his film,
"His First Vacation," Is appro
priate. For Chaplin has just re
turned to work after the first va
cation he has had in his life.
EMPRESS TO BE
Workmen yesterday afternon
began taking measurements of
the KmpresK theater, preparatory
to transforming it into one of
the most magnificent motion pic
ture palace on the Pacific coast.
The Gottstein Theater com-1
pany, incorporated this wee!:, has I
leased the Kmpress, and will he-'
gin exhibiting big feature plays I
In the avenue theater April SO,
The WUkes stock company,
now appealing at the Kmpress,*
will a pear after April 1 al the j
Tacoma (theater. Between the
Ist and 10th, the Empress will!
he remodelled, the foyer entire
ly rearranged, interior decora-j
tlons changed, and the whole
theater transformed from a "lagi-
NEWLYWEDS IN FILM
For the first time since their,
marriage, Miss Fannie Ward .md
Jack Dean, two popular Lanky
stars who last appeared together
in "The Client," will appear at
the Colonial theater for the re
aininder of the week In "Ten
nessee's l'urdner," a photodra
matic version from the play by
Scott Marble. Miss Ward and
HY I HIIHIIi; HLM
"The Strange Case of Mary
Page," one of the greatest se
rials ever produced, will begin its
first run in Tacoma at the Liberty
in the near future. It is an Es
sanay ln 15 episodes, with Kdna
Mayo and Henry B. Walthall.
The story is running in the La
dles' World, a big women's maga
zine. Fssanay is said to he spend
ing more money on publicity for
this film than on any previous
GOING THE LIMIT/
VIC. MSGLUKE WAS TEARING DOWN THE*
STREET IN HIS NEW MACHINE WHEN HE CAN
OVER RODERICK BEAN. "YOV/'RE IN TOR.
SOME,DAMAGES NOW)' YELLED BEAKUUMP^
ING. UP—YOU SPOILED A PERFECTLY GOOD 1
PACK OF PIEDMONTS FOR ME THEM*'
(o) V_^^jf Co) |
Manager Shoemake of the Lib
erty has obtained Chaplin's first
release. He is trying to sign a
contract for exclusive exhibition
rights of Chaplin first-run films
"Ills First Vacation Is a three
reel jumble of fun, said to ex
ceed anything Chaplin has ever
done before. It comes to the
l.ilierty Friday and Saturday us
an added feature on the regular
bill, '"The Innocence of Ruth."
tlma*te" to a cinema palace.
Supervision of the remodelling
and refurnishing has been turned
over to Percival Collins of the
People! Store company.
The Wilkes company will pro
duce "Inside the Lines" next
week, and then, because the Ta-
I coma has bookings during the
1 latter part of March, will take a
vacation until April 1.
"We believe the Tacoma theater
will enable us to give even bet
ter productions, as the Rtage Is
so much larger, and also for stock
, purposes we believe the location
I is better than our present thea
ter," said Thomas Wilkes today.
"We will remain In Tacoma per
manently, or as long as we feel
that Tacoma wnnts us."
, Mr. Dean were married since the
j making of The Cheat," ami
"Tennessee's Pardner,'' is their
first picture since the Marriage.
'Tennessee's Pardner.'' is an
interesting story of the days of
I the forty-niners." The scenes
were all taken with an eye for
I realism and the usual careful
i Lasky attention to detail.
• • •
"Via Wireless," first of the
new Pathe pictures signed hv .he
Melbourne, attracted big aud
iences yesterday at its first ap
pearance. The play is a tense,
gripping drama, well worth see
ing. Tomorrow's feature at the
Melbourne will be An Knemy to
Society," with the celebrated
■agitata actor, Hamilton Kevelle,
ln the lead, supported by Lois
• » •
Manager Anderson has scored
a big "beat" on the other Taco
ma movies. He has signed "Peg
gy," the first feature photoplay
of Utile Hurke, for next week.
•The play runs all week. Miss
Hurke entered into the spirit of
Thursday, March 9, 1916.
WHERE TACOMA IS
AMUSING ITSELF I
Xe\t Sunday and Monday—;
"Vex •' M> Heart," with H_M
ence Martin its "Peg."
"The (Jlrl in Ibe T«\l." by!
Wilkes players. Matinee Sat*:
in-day. next web, "liable law
Ward's five piano girls, «nd;
good vaudeville acts.
"The Kternal City," Froh-;
man featiiro photoplay, with;
"Tennessee's I'ardner," with
"Via Wircles," willi QtM
Ivitiie .iii.i Itruce Mcltae.
"The Innocence of Ituth,"
with Viola liana.
the movies with all the aplomb
of a veteran film star, and uc#
picture, besides being a dainty
and well constructed drama, car
ries all the inimitable snup-dasli
of Miss Burkes stage sue. esses.
. . .
"The Kternal City," tills week's
big feature at the Apollo, la
drawing great crowds. Pauline
Frederick has probably never ap
peared ln a greater play. Tim
comedy feature of the week't
program Is 'ills Auto Ruina
tion," featuring the funny MaclC
Swain and Harry tirlbbon.
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