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TRADE SCHOOL FIVE BEATEN. B. H. S. AFTER POINT TROPHY. FAST BROOKLYN FIVE COMING. Up-To-The-MinUte Sports TWO HOME RUNS FOR SPEAKER. JOE HALL TO FIGHT PROTO. 1 NUTMEG GOLFER, 92, ON LINKS. INDOOR SPORTS By TAD COACH ANDERSON CLAIMING POINT TROPHY FOR H. S. Hitting The Sport Trail PR.OWTON AG-J73" POOR.AJ5 tm " nrV ; TO f-i- V f With Geo. E. Firstbrook V-' ZxXl S?pF O,- Vd5 THE TIMES: THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1921 - - . . . .. - 1 . 1 : jt" v j U '1 mm mm .... , ;;; mm m. - , Craving for some "valuable space" Joe Hastedt of Norwich, manager of Teddy Russell, sends word he is willing- to match Russell against either Louis or Patsy Bogash or Steady Stead man, winner to take 75 per cent, and the loser 25 per cent, of the purse. Hastedt bolsters his plea for a match with either of the Bridgeport boys on the claim that Lou Bogash ducked an op portunity to meet Russell in a foun-round go at the recent Rice benefit in New London. ... 'I believe Bogash is a bit shaky about the idea of taking on Russell," says Hastedt, ONLY BEATEN BY STEAD MAN. The Norwich impressario goes on to say that Russell has figured in eighty ring contests, winning thirty of them by the U route, including a recent battle with Tracey Ferguson whom he disposed of in six rounds. The only black mark against Russell's record is a defeat at the hands of Steadman, and Russell is now anxious for a chance to retrieve himself I. BO; ASH'S FIGHTING PACE "Patsy Bogash possesses a facial glare in the ring that Fuiould be able to floor a lion." was a remark passed up by a ringside wag the other night at the Casino. Impression has been handed out in some quarters that Patsy is a "joke" as a fighter, but Patsy displayed more life in the ring than Wildcat Nelson did in his wildest moves. There's no reason why Patsy shouldn't become as illustrious as his great brother I,ou if he will put his mind down to the game and take matters more seriously. J Vigorous denials -are being put forth to the effect that the Columbia A. C. smoker will be a recollection of notorious spring overcoat benefits of the dim past. . Steady Steadman is topping off his heavv training work with pushing a baby carriage at regular daily intervals on Main street . Tt is being wondered where Sam Howard will stage his wrestling shows in the future. Paul Dietz says Sammy is no longer holder of the Casino keys. Charges are looming up blacker against the eight indicted ball play ers. Latest from Chi sources is that they are going to face trial on "con game" charges. Overworked reporters of New York off to play an intercity golf nUeh. An anti-race suicide plea by Roger Bresnahan did not keep his wife from getting a divorce decree. Roger told the court he wanted children, but claimed wifey had no desire for tots. The judge sympathized with the latter. " As a result, the former Giant star is playing the alimony game with . $10,500 the limit. " If "Willie Hoppe is moneycrazed as some billiard folk make out, a dive for the $15,000 bag for a match with Horemans can be expected. ... Once famous Hackensack should be able to gain its old place on the publicity map with Arthur Irwin and the Senators training in the Jersey hamlet. Irwin passed up Harrison and Ebbet's field for the burg. Crack Of The Bat And Ball Sounds On Dixie Diamonds Tris Speaker is evidently after the training trip home run record. Yes terday at Pallas, the Cleveland pilot lifted the ball twice over the left field fence, with Steve O'Neill serving them up. iliquel Angel Gonsales, Cuban catcher of the Giants, and Luque. the Reds' t wirier, have left Havana and are on the way to their respective training camps. Hooks Warner, former Pittsburgh outfielder, is on the way to join the Pirates at Chicago. Catcher Art "Wilson will not train with the Braves. He has been sold to Columbus. Hooper, Menosky and Stuff Mcln npss are still on the Red Sox holdout roster. All three are demanding higher salaries. Claude Davenport, Giant recruit at f-.in Anionin. said to be the most elongated player in captivity, makes a great appearance when he is tossing Tom Campbell After 2 Titles New York Tom Campbell, Tale's Fcnsa'icmal middle distance runner, who has been showing the way to America's best 1,000 yard runners in the special races at that distance held around New York this winter, feels confident that he can win two cham pionship titles at file national indoor championships, which will be held at the Twenty-second Regiment Armory, New York, on Saturday evening, March 19. He made this fact known yesterday in a letter to Frederick W, Rubien. secretary-treasurer of The Amateur Athletic' Union of the United States, in which he stated he wanted to lie entered in both championship events. y. M. H. A. MEETING. A full attendance is desired tonight at the meeting of the Y. M. H. A. when plans for the organization of a basketball league will be discussed. PUBLIC INVITED TO SEE BOXERS TRAIN Williamsburg Here Sunday The fast Williamsburg basketball quintet of Brooklyn, one of the two teams to defeat the Y. M. H. A. com bination this season, will be the op-" ponents of the Y". M. H. A. here Sun day afternoon. In the contest early in the season the Brooklynites were victorious. 38 to 23. The lineups: BridgepcVt Mooney and Kaplan, forwards; Gubersky, center; Fitelson and Rosenthal, guards; Schless, sub stitute. iBTooklyn-r-Scholman and vv liner, . forwards; Schwartz, center; Mar- , guri3 BMWflljBgMMMfr guard 3. ET PET7 'J tAuCrU "J"- TWO O ww TO ION lUTO A. TEAR TEfcltJER NSlNS RfFt- t-'e-G. WU' and Boston are goinj to steal time them over to Lee Dixon, Who is not much taller than a Louis XV chair. Old Jupe Pluv made his debut at the Giants' camp and yesterday's training work was cut short. Thirty one players are now on hand. They include fifteen pitchers, six infielders and four catchers. Those who have not yet reported are Pitchers Fred Toney. Reynolds and Kelly, Catchers Karl Smith and the Senor Don Mike Gonzales, of Cuba ond points south in the off season; Infielders George Kel ly, Frank Bancroft and "Goldie" Itapp and Outfielders George Burns and Benny Kauff. Jack Mitchell, the Vernon short, stop, who cost Miller Huggins $20, 000 in cash and players; "Chicken" Hawks, an outfielder from the Cal gary club of Western Canada League, and Bill Piercey, who has been an in-androuter with the Yankees for five years, comprised the Pacific coast trio that reported yesterday at Shrevrport. Walter Ohristensen, who also played the outfield for Cal gary, arrived on an earlier train. BRACKETT QUITS BALL FOR AUTO BUSINESS Hank Brackc-tt, another Bridge port baseball favorite, will be among the missing. As predicted in The Times the other day, Erackett will not play. Yesterday Manager Mc- Cann received a letter from the i player which announced his diamond retirement to devote his attention to the automobile business in Minnesota. I STECHER ZBYSZKO MAT BOUT MARCH 14 New York. With a view of landing back on the top rung: of the wrestling ladder. Joe S.echer, the ex-heavyweight champion, is coming here to wrestle Stanislaus Zbyszko at the Seventv-first Regiment Armory on March 14. TENNIS CHALLENGE FROM DENMARK New York. A Davis Cup challen ger from Denmark was received by the United States Lawn tennis Asso ciation here today. This is the eighth entry. Two more boxers were added yes-' 'crday -to the list now training at the 1 t olumbia A. C. quarters. Bud Palmer, popular , son of Bridgeport, and Young Sherman, of Xew York, re porting for work. With the recent arrivals it is indeed a scene of ac tion at the club, and officials extend an invitation to the public to visit the quarters any af:ernoon to watch the boxers work out. Young Sherman, a 112 pound boy. was with the A. E. F. and performed for the boys many times while over seas, lie is a veteran ringster, fast as lightning and packs a punch. Soon after his arrival here yesterday he donned the gloves with Steady Stead man, who is training here for his bout next Monday night under the Columbia's auspices with Benny Weafer of Xorwalk. For four rounds he gave Steadman a smart workout and kept the bigger boy busy trying to keep track of hinV He is anxious to be t c"16 with any boy not more than 11. pounds. b td frRAI? Of-P A. Jersey Barber Hard Hitting Lefthanded Rightfielder Can Still Hit Apple On the Beezer Plainfield N. J. (the queen City of N. J.) deer Geo.; i sea yu arid Gene mc Kann are hooked up toge ther again after meny yeers Geo yu knoes me' i used too shave him and Jocko halligan wen he brot the j. c. Skeeters hear ton Iraine cant ya trie and get him to bring the bridge Ports down as the ole town is dry an no poker gahns allowed. i Am thinkin of gcltin out of the kussed barber bizness and get back in the old gaim i havnot pitched Since the Reporters and Nutmeg Golfer, 92, Plays Round On His Birthday l'inehursst, X. C. Dwight M. Clark, of Wood b rid g-e. Conn., dean of Pinehurst golfers, cele brated his 92nd birthday here by playing" the nine-hole putting course in 20 strikes, including four aces. A large number of his friends attended a dinner given N in his honor last evening. Mr. Clark, who was characterized by "Walter Travis a few" years ago as the greatest golfer of his age in the world, has been coming regularly to Pinehurst for nearly 20 seasons. Fewster Yank Leadoff Man Xew York. Tentative plans for the line up and batting order of the New York Americans as announced by Manager Miller Huggins at the Shrevepont. training camp place "Chich"' Fewster in the lead off po sition, Roger Peckinpaush next, "Babe" Ruth third, and Frank Baker fourth. Baker, who was signed Tuesday, will play at third, while Aaron Ward will be shifted to . second. Pcciin paugh will be at short and Wallie Pipp at first. Bob Meusel, who has not yet signed, probably will alter nate with Pipp. Wally Pchang will have the bulk of the backstop work. Fewsticr will be groomed for the left field; Bobby Roth is slated for right and Babe Ruth for center. RYDER PRESENTED WITH RACE TROPHIES Charles Ryder who was the only one to make two places in the Elm City last week, was formally present ed with his cups in the regular High school assembly. Coach Anderson outlined the plans for track for the remaining year. He claimed that his team would cop the Fairchild point trophy here Saturday. WESLEY AN'S TRACK SCHEDULE IS OUT Middletown The Wesleyan Uni versity Spring track schedule includes a meet with Xew York University at Xew Y'ork on April 23, one with Springfield College on April 3 0 here and Williams at Williamstown, May 7. Xegotiations are under way for a triangular meet between Wesleyan, Brown and Columbia in Xew York on Mav 14. and Wesleyan has a meet pending with- Rensselaer Polytechnic on May 28. Wesleyan is entered in the Xew England Collegiates at Bos ton, May 20. Hobart has entered a team in the Penn relay games. Horemans continues to lead Jake Schaefer Jr. in 4,800 points at 18.2 balkline billiards, the total being 2,000 to 1,566. Hits McCann For Outfield Job Louryers plaiyed that day when they got Ten runs off mee in The furst inning sum gaim was not it but i am deetermified on becom in a haryd hittin left hand ed rite fielder No geo can gene uze a good man then i am open to talk bizness Gene unce told me he traveleyed a lot and I wuz the best barber hee ever had his lippe kut by so i Think with a gud Word from yu he will giv me a tryout unce upon a Lyme he sed if he ewer owned a leek klub he wood sine me up i think he wil keap His Word as he wunz came out all the wave frum Hobukkn two get a shave and massage tell gene Geo ime reedy to report anneynold tyme. i can stylle hit the old ap pel on the Beezer and thevre aint no fense to Mall To Meet Proto In Bout (By Patsy.) Joe Hall, the hard hitting' local featherweight, who scored a technical knockout over Kid Cappy at the Casino. Monday night, has been booked to meet George Proto, the veteran Italian, In New Haven, the 15th of this month. This will be a return argument. These two boys put up a slashing bout in the Elm City several weeks ago, and although the Park City battler won by a mile he was only given a draw. But this time Hall said there won't be a chance for the referee to rob him of the decision. Jack Delaney. the sensational lo cal middleweight, who is causing quite a commotion by his wonderful work- up around Providence and Bos ton, will in all probability be match ed to go against the veteran, Jack (Twin) Suiiivan, who is at the present time making a successful comeback. The scrap will be staged in Provi dence by the same club whiclv pro motes the Delaney-Savage setto next Tuesday night. Jimmy Kane, the clever Yorkville featherweight, who appeared in this city several times, is going along at a lively clip these days. W'inning two decisions in seventy-two, Billy Mc Cann proves very well his ability as a battler. Xow he is out w-ith a. defi to Billv De Foe. Gene"Delmont and any other 12 6-128 pounder. Billy Prince, the Hollow favorite, is training every day for several bouts which he has in view. Devons Card the Colonials The fast Devon A. C. will play the fast Colonials of Bridgeport at the Le Chateau Sunday afternoon. The Devons are travelling at a fast clip and expect to take the Colonials' measure. On account of an injury received last week, while playing in the Y. M. C. A. gym, the Devons will be with out W. Lewis on Sunday, but Manager MaeTaggart will have a capable man to fill his place. So far the Devons have won six out of seven games, losing- onlv to the St Joes. So far this season the Devons have been only playing Sunday games, but would like to hook with some games to be play ed during the week, games to be play-' e.d on opponents' floor The Devons would like to book, a game with the St. Joes for March 20, to e played in Devon. Manager Coonan please take notice ajid advise whether "yes" or "no." In a preliminary the Devonettes will play the Velvets of Bridgeport. Manager O'Rourke has strengthened his team considerably since their de feat by the Ekotte last Snnda'- No Fences Be Too High For Him to Scale 'em Over, He Voices In Plea High fore me too left them up. yufes sinskerely, w. Patricious Fieiring champeen N. J. Harekutter W- T. ps Save Geo theyre must a and Old Man's home up in Konnecticuk sum wher with yu, and gene, cheef Bender Art Irwin, Ed Walsh an uthers in the burg. i heer geen is lade up with a soar toe Giv him my ree gardes and simpathee is Gene stylle wareing the J. G. chahapeenship meddle. Ans Sune old Pard. W.P.F. College Wrestlers Draw After 5Y2 Hour Struggle Bangor, Me. Arter struggling five hours and a half for west ling supremacy, Tom Davis, former captain of the University of Maine football team, and Ern est Abbott, a former Colby Col lege athlete, were forced to quit from exhaustion yesterday. Spectators of the long contest on the mat demanded that it bo called off, and the referee declar ed it a draw. Davis was champion wrestler at Camp Devens. Abbott has .been prominent among Maine devotees of the sport. Trade School Five Defeated South Manchester Trade School's basketball five easily defeated Bridge port yesterday, 2 0 to 10, for the State Trade School championship. In the other game Xew Haven defeated Xew Britain, 14 to 13. Score of the local game follows: South Manchester Trade. G. F. P. Barrett, rf, 7 0 14 Washburn, If, 2-0 4 Richie, c, 10 2 Glover, rg, 0 0 0 Wells, lg, 0 0 0 ' Total, 10 V 0 20 Bridgeport Trade. G. F. P. Mrazik, rf, 10 2 Finnell, If, 0 0 0 Ireland c, 12 4 Peterson, rg, Tg, 2 0 4' Burr, lg, 0 0 0 Shceiber, rg, 0 0 0 Total, 4 2 10 Fouls "called on: Mrazik 1, Ireland 3, Peterson 1, Barreitt 2, Washburn 2, Richie 2, Glover 2. Referee, McGourty. Timer, Rem kins. Time, two 20-minute halves. NUTMEG APPLICANTS FOR CAGE LEAGUE Chicago Hartford, New Haven and Springfield are among the ap plicants for franchises in the National Major Basketball League, it was an nounced today by William Hepinstall. Franchises have already been award ed to Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Boston and Faterson. Other applicants include Trenton, Camden, Cleveland, Akron, Cincin nati, Detroit, Toledo, Dayton and Buffalo. COCORAN, PRINCETON'S HOCKEY STAR, IS OUT Princeton. Frank L. Corcoran, a member of the Tiger hockey team, will belost to the team for the rest of the season, due to water on the knee, received in the game with Penn last week. Corcoran received the injury when he landed, forcibly on the side boards during a scrimmage. Red and Black Athletes to Make Strong Bid f or Honors In Armory A. A. U. Games Saturday Night Representatives of all local athletic organizations are re-3 quested to be in attendance tonight at the "cleanup" session the A. A. U. games committee .to be held in the Board of Recre- " ation rooms. All signs point to the games being a grand snccess. The number of entries which will total 300 or more and the advance , sale of tickets is a combfination that is encouraging to the pro- ' moters. With a large entry from the New Haven Harriers and -:ther organizations of state-wide prominence, with the appear-: ance of the cream of the local athletic field in competition, i 3ome excellent nort -is assured the public. Conspicuous in the competition will be American Iegion ath letes from different sections of the State. The schoolbov events are also exciting attention, and Coach Al Anderson of he Red and Black squad is also predicting that the point trophy .vill come to the Hilltoppers. 'UOOUiOYS DETERMINED TO WTX. The meet is one of the best opportunities yet accorded local schoolboys to show themselves. They are in the meet heart; md soul and the large number daily in training at the Armory jears out the fact that Bridgeport High, will be a big factor. The Swedish A. C. is another local organization which can ae counted unon to make rl riTC-n rt mnrp its -dfav expected in the events in which out-of-town cracks will be con-3 estants for honors. Bridgeport High followers are jubilant over the showing'! Skane and Ryder in the Xew Haven games .last Saturday ? and are counting on some of the hitherto unknown talent to make a fme showing. FKEEDMAN IN NOVICE (SPRINT. Milton Freedman, who has been sprinting wejll of late, will go it in the , 40 yard novice. The big fellow is also in the 12 lb. shot put event. Wagner, who played tackle on the gridiron team, will also throw the weight for the locals. Adams, a new discovery in jumping is slated for the high jump and the shot put event. He leads all the Red and Black men in the throwing-, game. Trotter Nicholson will compete in the 40 yard open and novice events. Nick only recently took to the running game and is making good in the : sprints. Lancaster will be entered in the 440 yard open event. Langy is plugging hard in an effort to place. Carroll, the star freshman, will wear the Red and Black in the 40 yard novice event "Tub" Schwartz will run , in the 440 yard dash novice events. Sam Telep will also compete in the 440 yard novice. Roach and Sagal are also listed in thia( event. Sagal was formerly a distance man and has lately proved to be of value in the sprints. He is also listed iithe 40 yard 'novice. F1NN CONTENDER IN OPEN. Flynn will cover the course in the 8S0 yard open and the SSO'yard high school events. Sturr, another annex champ, will compete in the 40 yard novice. If Jepson can toe gotten out he will be placed in the high jump. Jeppor. is jumping center for the Hilltop, quintet and it is not known whether Coach Hunt will let him play twice on the same day or not. Jepson won 3rd place , in the Yale Interscholastic meet. Ralph Wales, who led the Red and Black shot putters until he was hurt in December will also compete in that event for the Hilltoppers. The squad has just been equipped with new uniforms and will make a : flashy appearance on the oval that night. The trunks are black, made in Olympic fashion with red stripes. The jerseys are a bright Harvard red, bedecked with a 10 inch black "B." With new uniforms and new material. Coach Anderson predicts that his squad will capture the Fairchild Point Trophy, which is closed to city clubs and teams. Sixth Place Will Satisfy Ty Cobb, Detroit Vet Says (By JACK VEIOCK.) New York. Sixth place in the American Ijeague pennant race "will satisfy Ty Cobb this year. He has hoped, however, that his team may do 'better. If Detroit manages to finish better than sixth Cobb says he will feel thankful and will be ready to pay his respects to "Lady Luck." The newly appointed manager-star of the Tigers is making no predic tions. In a telegraphed interview with the writer today he modestly tells of his plans for the earning sea son. He advances no claims for his team. "To my expectations regarding what Detroit may accomplish this year I have very little. We have about the same team that finished seventh in the 1920 race. There is nothing I could do in the way of making changes, trades and the like, for the simple reason that the men who did not do so well last year may be more successful under different Williams basketball players have elected Allen Beckett of New Jersey, captain for 1922. Billy Lnsb, Annapolis baseball coach has cat the squad from over 100 to about SO. A Canadian dog, C. B. Morgan, was the winner of the $2.00 200-mile Derby in 32 hours and 50 minutes. William B. Ault has been elected 1922 basketball captain toy the Mid dies. Columbia did not find it hard to vanquish Tale on the basketball court last night in a 22 to 12 game. IS MIDGET A RING New York Midget Smith who has been stopping all opponents In jig time proved a disappointment to 10, 000, fans at the Garden bouts last night when he was forced to content himself with a draw after fifteen sizzling rounds with Marty Collins, an East Side boxer. Collins was an eleventh-hour substitute for Joe O'Donnell of Philadelphia, GIBBONS TO BOX IN CUBA. New York Tommy Gibbons, St. Paul heavyweight, and Hugh Walker, of Kansas City, have been matched to box ten rounds in Havana, Cuba, on March 11. $750,000 FOR BIG FIGHT. New York Tex Rickard, promoter of the Dempsey-Carpentier world's championship battle, today is con sidering a $750,000 cablegram offer from George McDonald, London sporting promoter. (sport snapshots! a strong bid for mainr honors. With ontprod do-mo ov.ittno Itmiciai, i ' Ti conditions this year. As a result I must wait and find out the men who will attune themselves to my methods. If I should discover af ter two months or so that certain ; players cannot deliver the goods, then I would go about malting changes. "Last year we finished seventh. This year I hop'e to be able to finish at least sixth. If -we should be lucky enough to finish a little higher I would feel very thankful. "I have never claimed anything for our club or myself as a manager. I am simply going to do my best and finish just as high as I can. One thing sure, we will endeavor to let ; the opposition know that they are in a ball game every day." Cobb's efforts as manager of the "Bengals" will be watched with keen interest by fans throughout the coun try. For 15 years he has been the out- and his debut as a manager and whether oroiot managerial duties .will effect his playing will hold the at tention of the baseball public. 100 Schools In Cage Tourney Philadelphia.- One hundred high and preparatory schools have been in vited by thio University of Pennsyl- vnrijn r irta rit imatA in a-n 1 MB itsa.tiflT interscholastic basketball tournament to be held at the university the week of March 14. In making this an nouncement todaj' " Ralph Morgan, chairman of the Pennsylvania Bas ketball Committee, said the tourna ment would be one of the largest ever held in the east. Dick Landon, Yale's star jumper, has entered Ponn's big meet. SMITH BLOOMER? Amateur Ring n fi i i Boston Here are the new boxing champions of New England decided at the New England A.A.U. tourney: ' 108 pounds Tommy Fall, Lowell. 115 pounds Ted Blodgett, Lynn. 125 pounds Ernie Sawyer, Boston, 135 pounds Charles Donovan, Dor- j Chester. 145 pounds Henry C. Behlln, Brockton. 158 pounds Dick Flanagan, Re-, vere. 175 pounds Fred Bradley, Boston., Heavyweight Joseph O'Brien, Rox1 bury.