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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1910.
Big Leagues May Adopt New Spike This Month The acorn spike Invented by Joe Quirk and Dr. George Reisling of the Washington club may be adopted by the National and American leagues at the annual meetings in New York. A /year ago when the Inventors their spike to the mag nate* In session, they were told to go opt and get a reputation for the acorn. Many of the best base runners and infielders in fast com pany wore the spike this year, and are loud in their praise of it. So BASEBALL SHOES EQUIPPED WITH SHARP SPIKE AND OUTLINE OP SHOE SHOWING THE SPORT SPICE AND DIAMOND GOSSIP IF HE HAD LIVED UP TO IT. October 22, 1004, Jeffries said: "1 don't care whether Johnson licks the Japanese army. I have repeatedly declared that so long as I am in the fighting business I will never make a match with a colored man. Just tell the public that I have made up my mind never to put on a box- Jug glove with an Ethiopian. "Irish rules will be used in the two-mile team race at the Brooklyn postoffiee games January 21," announces a contempo. Oh, joy! Such a lovely rough house! Han Johnson loves Charley Murphy as Owney Gahan loves the Boyne water. Became the Cubs played in a minor league town with Zimmerman and Evers missing, after advertising them, Han wants a rule provding a fine for flimlinmming. There were reasons why Taft's message was one of the best sell ers—the chief being that the newspapers printed it. Hnckenschmidt will claim the title, to force Gotch out of retire ment. —News item. And the public is expected to grow excited. What is more strange, the press associations fall for thiß sort of bunk. WILL TRY TO GET A BOXING BILL PASSED Tx>cal fight fans are becoming enthused over Information which 1 comes from the CoMt to the effect that an attempt will be made to se cure passage by the next legisla ture of a law nllowing boxing in the state of Washington. Of course only limited round bouts will be attempted, but if these can be pulled off without Interference, the fight bugs will be able to enjoy themselves. As things stand at prerent In the To Settle Question of Competing For Prizes The SpoKar, Press. Delivered, Tor NEW YORK, Dec. 15. —Whether or not players In the National and American leagues shall be allowed to compete wit heach other In bat ting, base running and other stunts for prizse offered by outside firms and citizens, was a question which is expected to arouse heated dis cussion when the American and National leagues meet in joint ses sion here this afternoon. GO AT TACQMA (By United Press -eased Wire) TACOMA, Wn., Dec. 15.—More tha/t|si'» u0 ilKht fans will witness tMkr ten rotind go between Peter McVeigh and Chick Hudson at Dreamland Kink tonight. Both men are in prime condition, and each declares that he will put his an tagonist away by the knock-out route. The show tonight will bo the second under the management of the new athletic club thut Lonny Austin of Seattle has organized. OAK PARK GAME STILL UNCERTAIN Ttrpre |s still considerable uncer tainty as to the closing of a linal deal for the Oak Park-Wenatehee football game, to be played some time the later part of this month, but It Is confidently expected at the apple town that the deal .will be consummated. It Is now probable that if the game Is arranged It will be played In Seattle December 26. (By United Press _e_«ej Wire.) NEW YORK. Dec. 15—Pal. Moore and "Harlem" Tommy Mur phy will meet tonight at the Em pire Athletic club In a 10-round bout to determine which one shall have the right to meet Champion Ad. Wolgnst. Both boys have been training hard. Iloth announr «d today that they are ..: _htty Quirk and Reisling are expected to appear before the magnates again and ask that their inven tion be adopted on the ground that ACORN SPIKE. state. Spokane 1« practically the only town where professional bouts are absolutely prohibited. And the lid Is certainly held down tight here. At Tacoma boxing has flourished for the past two years, while North Yakima, Walla Walla, Hel liugham and va- ; ous other cltlef! have been breaking into the game intermittently. It is a safe bet that the local fight bugs will work tooth and nail for the passage of the boxing bill. The meeting was originally cnlled to arrange schedules for next season that would not con flict with each other. President Lynch of the National league nnnounced he was in fav,or of prohibiting players from accept ing such prizes. Owner Hedges of St. I/nils re quested permission to sell a con trolling interest in hiß club. His request will be discussed at the meeting this afternoon. under weight. Murphy Is picked by the dopeßters to win the con test. TONY, HE WILL FIGHT FLYNN (By United Press Leased Wire) lA)S ANGELES Cal., Dec. IB. — After weeks of effort, Manager Tommy Carey announced that hr has secured an opponent for .Tim Flynn for New Year's day in the person of Tony Capon!. Tony will come to Ijos Angeles to take on the Pueblo slugger over the 20-round route. The men will divide a purse to be stipulated later. WOULD HAVE OPEN BEABON FOR MOOBE An attempt is to be made to have the Idaho game laws so amendvd that there will be an open season for bull moose In 1911. Moose have been protected In Idaho for years, but they have now become so plen tiful that it is believed an open season may be allowed. INTEREBT SHOWN IN CLUB BILLIARD TOURNEY Great Interest is being shown !n the Class it billiard tourney of the s A. A. C. and considerable friend ly rivalry has developed. Five games were played last night, Mul vehlll, Powell, Smith. Wruight and Powell being the wluners. The Spokane Press, Delivered, 25 Cents a Month. it does away with the possibility of lacerated arms and legs, and is just as good as the sharp-b.aded spike in every way. JONES TO GET BACK IN GAME (United Press Leased Wire.) ST. LOUIS, Mo., Dec. 15.— Fielder Jones, former mana ger of the Chicago White Sox, will be the manager and also part owner of the St. Louis Browns next season, accord ing to a belief in baseball cir cles here today. It is said that Jones and another man have been conducting secret nego tiations with Owner Hedges, and will assume control of the Browns as soon as Hedges can get permission from the na tional commission to sell. Jones will act as manager, it is believed, while his partner will attend to the finances of the club. Hedges today asked permis sion to dispose of a control ling interest in the club. Tommy Hums is permanently out of the fight game, according to advices from Seattle. The old war horse was severely Injured in that Seattle-Tacoma interurban wreck, j and in addition he had not recov- ; ered from the injury to his left knee sustained in a la crosse game in Vancouver! Willie Hoppe, the cue expert.suc cumbed to Cupid's darts last night and now he is hooked up double for life. Miss Walsh is the bride, ami she is the daughter of a wealthy New York clothing manu- 1 facturer. The match was opposed by the parents, but Willie was equal to it and eloped. Hoppe saved the young woman's life at Atlantic City three years ago, it is •aid, and the culmination of that j event was solemnized yesterday. "Doc" Williams, "U" of Minne- | sota coach, is going back to train the eleven next year at a salary of $3500. The first Wednesday in every month will be "W" day at the W. ' S. 0. after this, and all winners of the honor letter will be sup posed to blossom out In red sweat ers with the Insignia on their man ly fronts. Lord., won't the girls be happy and the athletes popular? Whew! "U" of Idaho will not enter a team for the national college shoot this year, but Instead each cadet will get 100 rounds of ammunition and the best iudlvidual scorer will win the Chedsey medal. The first annual Pacific coast lnterscholastic track meet will be held at Stanford university field April 28 and 29. WHY THEY COULD NOT HIT "OLD CV." Neal Ball laughs every time he thinks oX a Joke Cy Young got off last season In an exhibition game at Canton. "Old Cy" worked part of the game to show the old-timers In Canton that he was as good as ever. He had an oft day so far as curves and speed went, but the Canton players did not hit him very hard. "What have you got?" Inquired Ball, who noticed that Cy'a curves were not working. Cy drew Neal close and whis pered: "I've got 'em scared." "We Never Bleep." Owl Cleaning Works Cleaning, pressing, repairing. Goods called for and delivered. Open day and night. :iOB Post at. Phone M. 22711 THK SPOHAMB PPESS JACK JOHNSON TO BOX WITh CHICAGO MILLIONAIRE i CHICAGO, Dec. 15.—Henry C. Yytton, a millionaire clubman ■ and prominent Chicago merchant, and Champion Jack Johnson • will don the gloves for a short bout this afternoon. Lytton is a • crack amateur heavyweight, and he is desirous of knowing how it feels to swap punches with a real fighter. He proposed the match ■ to Johnson, who readily agreed to it. HILL WANTS JOB George Hill, who a few years ago was a minor league star of the first magnitude, but who was bar red from sticking in the big brush by his diminutive size, has written to Joe Cohn saying that he is free to sign and asking for a job with the Indians for next season. FRIDAY And SATURDAY ONLY Grand Introductory Offer Every Suit Absolutely Guaranteed WE POSITIVELY GUARANTEE THAT THE FABRICS WE SHOW CAN NOT BE BOUGHT FOR LESS THAN $6 PER YARD, AND FROM THAT UP TO FURTHERMORE, WE GUARANTEE THE LININGS AND TRIMMINGS TO BE THE BEST. THOI FRONTS OF OUR COATS GUARANTEED TO HOLD THEIR SHAPE. EVERY SUIT MADE RIGHT HERE IN SPOKANE BY SPO KANE CUTTERS AND TAILORS. THIS IS NOT A SALE TO RAISE MONEY, AS WE HAVE PLENTY OF CAPITAL, BUT MERELY AN INTRODUCTORY OFFER. WE WANT YOU TO WEAR ONE OF OUR SUITS. WE ARE SURE YOU WILL THEN BE A REGULAR CUSTOMER. NEW GRANDSTAND Arrangements are being made for the erection of a new grand stand for Rogers field, at the Wash ington State college, to care for the crowds at-the football games next fall. The present stand is inade quate, and also is not covered, so patrons of the games frequently have to sit in the rain. FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY MR. MAX RAZNICK, WHO HAS BEEN IN THE TAILORING BUSINESS HERE IN SPOKANE FOR THE PAST 20 YEARS AND WHO RECENTLY BOUGHT OUT THE AMERICAN GENTLEMEN TAILORS AND CHANGED IT TO THE GUARANTEE TAILORS, KNOWS THAT IN ORDER TO BUILD UP A LARGE, PROSPEROUS TAILORING BUSINESS, HE MUST FIRST GET HUNDREDS OF SATISFIED CUSTOMERS WEARING HIS SUITS—AND IN ORDER TO DO THIS IMMEDIATE LY, HE HAS DECIDED TO GIVE CHOICE Friday and Saturday OF ANY IMPORTED FABRIC IN THE HOUSE, INCLUDING ALL BLUE SERGES AND BLACKS FOE Made to Order THERE IS NOT A FABRIC IN THE LOT WHICH ANY SPOKANE TAILOR COULD REGULAR LY MAKE UP AND SELL FOR LESS THAN FROM $35 TO $50. TWO TRY ONS TO EVERYBODY. FOUR DAYS IS ALL WE REQUIRE TO MAKE A SUIT TO YOUR ORDER. 412 SPRAGUE AYE, MOTOR SMOKER SUCCESSFUL The Spokane Motorcycle club held its smoker of the season last night at 722 First avenue, and pull ed off a decidedly successful af fair, even though the principals for the main bouts of the evening fail ed to put in an appearance. Alex ander and "Reef" Hughes put up the best boxing bout of the even ing, and Charley Grossman and Moe also furnished entertainment in a three-round go. Short ad dresses were delivered and the bal ance of the program was made up of songs and dances. Union /■ I Cutters and <P _____ \J Tailors $3,000 PER FOR COACH (By United Press Leased Wire.) MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Dec. 15.— Coach Williams' contract for $3,000 a year to teach football to the huskies of the University of Min nesota, was ratified today by the athletic body of the school. The contract extends over a period of one year. It originally called for two years, but the board cut it in half. COAST BOWLERS TO COME TO CONGRESS Letters received from coast and southern California bowlers, indi cate that there will be large dele gations present when the western bowling congress opens here in March. Exchange National went down to defeat before Fidelity lent evening at Pflster'a. , Spokane hotel clerks won two from the bricklayers, and at Green oughs the wholesaler* took the re tailers into camp to the same tune. John W. Graham's quintet took three straight from the H™idvlew Dairies, Nelson getting high score "'imperials won three from Sweeta and Grand Supply duplicated In their match with Ware Broe. Parisian Dye Works 605 Fir.t Aye. Phone Meln 2137 L. A. LEHMANN, Prop. No solicitors. FRIDAY And SATURDAY ONLY Mfif-