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ULLECD jfiiEDAKE ;tfc3s-isv IWtf AI- Qoiee Family and IWitrt Gather Bead. Ind., Dee. 14. Prw.) ueorgft mpp. , tai greatest football V Shailed by coaches and j ttea of the beet haifbaeka ,r com try, loet a game three '"J artt against losing odds . ind here early today. , ..vat t4 yean old and. in ad . uMif a star halfback, was -f frith being the cleverest B player In the history of Dim, He was sought by INKS managers and was ex 1 s sign with the Chicago I tar an outfield position on t jut's team. . ,V death ended a hard battle. jtotrs Dame star succumbed sh liter a desperate struggle. MiHtM were summoned to the Xfctft to bt sent away happy aa -w-rltli the aid of physicians kt his way through crisis after V -Cauae rntil End. n lit went quit," the doctors said. Spit if remarkable. You would ; he va on the football field Is." " (?Tie3d came at 3:23 a. m. today. B addition to his mother, sister and intksr, woo came here from Laur jka, Keb. two weeks ago, Coach , iattoa sad members of the Cath- afe stoves were at the bedside Ua the star died. Olps tied from pneumonia. The tidal cause given was declared to km ben streptococcic throat Osttlt, following an attack of ton gala Glpp was first attacked by umtUtls following the Notre Dame- avtfcwHiArn nmA af ffvanvtnn IDL, Nor. 20, after he had gone into Ik pas during the last quarter I kjuut tne doctors orders, while laMsg from a broken shoulder norm m me game wiw jnaiana teal Before. Raved At Own Request. it wis uipps last appearance vta Notre Dame. This was his hst yew of college football and it Wit alt own request that he was iBma to play. teaming to South Bend, he at tBM a banauet siren tha Xntre to; team by the University club ml was forced to leave the ban- Mt Jaall by a sudden attack of most trouble. He went to the hos hMjM Nov. 24. 1 e never played football until JMune to Notre Dame. He had rja buebatl player and was am aM to makfj the 'college nine. JMsf football practice one day, t appeared on the gridiron and lw sa oval rolled ,'Sia way he jttsl it up and drop-kidked from wW-jnrd line for a perfect goal. N tu asked to try again and re- Wm Anil Pmiw it kal little difficulty miklnsr Mm Um ability a; the forward jw wm one of the middle west's jkwbsll almost with the accuracy jjjjj iui wuicn tie inrew a Cippi longest drop-kick was 'n - whao he booted the ball 1.2 nifor a score whilje playing with J freshman eleven against Kala Mich., Normal. This was to the longest dron-kick on rec "Mhs record being held by Payne Diiott Wesleyan, who kicked 63 Ms in 1915. iiUU"m'nts for the funeral, will probably be held at "rmm, will be made today. ., football tleared. with Bend, Ind.. Dec. 14. Unit sii Twist-Football will not be for the death of George parting to Coach Rockne and L Of Ginn. hia nrt1ininn D aJ2rn was neither directly nor wyresponsible for his death. i-J "n bave to be physically S2l .w ..r th,T are allowed to d,, Notre anie mentor stid Jtly "snd all the gTldiron "J m the world is not worth the B spIend'd fellow like Js0f's tonsils have bothered Etth.I ,lars" said his brother He 8h0UW bave had ata V off- Coach Rockne told skTLong aR0 u wnld increase hi blUtv 80 Per cet U m would have them removed." rwJort nec- H (United slh,7)rg9 GIPP'8 career end y when his name and fame gwuncement of his death came uaoMcement of Walter Camp. Saw 'tb authority, that 1,1 Wlbsck of the year. SPLTmvfi rr ion V Jkkb - j iin aravai m KKmr smrnura CAUBEHOPTOSSEES CsIms!! o The Argus.) W'f.ton.and losing by stoli isconsin, Knox college gesjongtr,ted it has a basket- (w-r-- -men wui De a hard Jjjsltion for H opponenU this 6d; 1,1 team returned to town iStaL mht w,th the fire of vic aad'T determlnation in their i.t.nav Btrted up their T1' Workout. in .. ... iKaII .... - Jvnox Canton high "B ork in representing l.r'trlal on tbe Purples' SC. kil8 three goals in the aWngame. Timmerwilke was SSJ'i? Wtts his last year form. l7i!L cg no ss at guard 'aiS?,?twfonr,Lrd- Lndwick iT' upheld his rlvht k . n., ltiSan by hla tronK same in Jfts northern contests. TERIUN ON JOB TOSHOW WARES IN THORPE DOUT Davenport Clash Thunday Phnoites Fistic Thrills For Fans. . BY BBTJCE COPBLAKD. Mike McNulty and Sammy Terrtn, bia widely heralded welterweight, arrived today in Davenport tor final touches in preparation for the Ter-rin-Thorpe boot Thursday night at the Burtia theatre, Davenport, un der the auspices of the American Legion. This Is Terrin'a first appearance in a trl-city ring and ha aure looks as if ha can sten. There is alwavi i something characteristic with ail tnese good Hebrew fighters. They are all grand fighters. In 20 years' time some of tne world' greatest boxer have been boys of Terrin'a type. ' 61 t Gait Caaaca, Sammy la anxious to win from Thorpe as soon as possible, he says, and thus become a tri-cUy favorite. McNulty has tried for six months to get Terrin on before one of the tri-city clubs, but it was only re cently that be came to terms with the Davenport club. Rock Island could have had the Terrin-Thorpe match had the promoters been awake to the situation. Terrin is regarded throughout the northwest as the leading candidate for the world's welterweight hon ors and is out Thursday night to demonstrate his claim in his bout with Harvey Thorpe, one of the ben of the welter near-champs. Thorpe is an old master when it comes to ringcraf t He has defeat ed some of the best. ' Beys Real Fighters. Both boys will use practically the same atyle of attack. Terrin is a tough, boring-in acrapper, who sets a furious pace at the opening bell and never slacks, up until the fin ish. Widespread newspaper re ports accredit him with being as fast as a bantam, with the punch in power of a middleweight. His long string of victories 41 in all attest to his prowess. There is no end of speculation and rivalry over the semi-final bout of the same card between Battling Johnson of MoKne and Jack Racer of Davenport The latter has gain ed scores of admirers since beating Frankie Schoerbroeck of Rock Is land several weeks ago. This should be a battle from start "to finish. HIGHS TO OPEN BASKET SEASON WITH ALUMNI 5 Saturday Set As Date for Getaway Game of Drive. BT AL1BI AL. Rock Island high school basket ball squad will open its season on Saturday in the "Y" gym with the annual alumni game. With but one veteran back from the tri-city championship team of last year, Coach Kimmel will have a hard time to build up a strong five from the green material that is on hand. On New Year's eve. the Islanders will play at Wyoming instead of at Toulon as previously stated. The game with Wyoming was scheduled to give the local team some training before the home games start in Janaury. Laxa-e Sanad Out. Ever since the class tournament closed last week the coach has had a large squad of men out every nieht for long drills. At the for ward positions, Biehl, . Davenport and Duncan are showing up in fair form. Captain Rosenkrans will probably jump center or will play a forward it Henxe piays. Henke is only eligible until the middle of January and it is not known whether he will play at all. At euard. ' Hall. Edwards and Schaefer are all likely candidates. Alumni Team Doubtful. Just who will start for the alum ni is uncertain at present. The grads are expecting an easy time and anticipate winning with little effort. The high team, although lacking in experience, has lots of fight and might turn the tables. SISLER RECORD . AT BAT IS .407 Official Records for 1930 Give St. Louis Browns Star 87 Hits Trls Speaker Is Second. rhiraeo. Dec 14 (United Press) Premier stick honors in the American league go to George H Sisler of St. Louis, who batted .407 in 154 games, according to the offi cial batting . averages given out here today. Sisler also hung up a record for number of hits made 257. , Just what Charlie Comlskey's ac tion in suspending alleged crooked ball players on his club did to his nennant winning chances next year can be seen in the fact that three of them netted .333 or oeuer. Speaker Serend. Trls Speaker of Cleveland was next to Sisler with .388. Babe Ruth finished 'fifth: Joe Jackson of the th White 8ox was fourth. The Bambino swatted .376 fo ra total of 171 hits and 138 runs. Ruth In addition to acauiring home run honors was second in whiffing hon ors. The home run king fanned 80 times. R. J. Niehaus of Cleveland, led th avatters. He batted .444 for 18 games. Ty Cobb averaged .334. Leonard Greatest Lightweight Not Greatest Champ, Ed Scoots erLk&straos 7 - vtfTV i3ff?Jw 'rbf'S The Argus has contracted with the Thompson Feature Service for the Bock Island right t Ed Hughes' wonderful sporttnc; cartoons and Us vivid, colorful word-pictures of the most sensational sporting moo and affairs both past and pres ent. Since Bob Edgren of the Kew York Evening World, re tired from the dally newspaper field two years ago, Hughes has been regarded as the world's rentier sporting cartoonist, lis sketches and stories will speak for themselves. They will Appear on this page Ihree days a week. Be sure and read them all. BT ED. HUGHES. Benny Leonard is the greatest lightweight boxer, but not the great-; eau UKm weigni caampiun. At i least that seems to be the opinion among taose wno nave seen me; Queensberry kings of old in action. An old timer was airing himself on the subject the other night after the Welling battle in the Garden. in8d long since seen his best days Said he: was dropped several times when "We'll never know just bow good j nature deeened him and left him Leonard is. There's no one around helpless. But he always got up and who can produce anything like keen he was erect when the bout was competition for him. Benny is' a finally halted, good two-fisted champion. He has! "How many scores of raps has everything, as the saying goes. But I Leonard driven against Johnny people place a higher value on his LEAGUE Team. G. RWTT9 e Island City C & L Fi Barbers M. S. Tractors BARBERS. Danielsen 162 130 Hall 15 143 Strayef 137 114 Cavanaugh 138 174 W. Strayer 161 146 ..21 ..21 ..91 ..21 ..21 ..21 140 97 166 151 Totals 763 707 .650 M. & 8. Bredar 125 147 Hanson 139 144 Seigrist 157 146 Starofsky 153 124 Sniker 174 180 145 126 157 134 173 Totals ...749 741 733 ISLAND CITT. Ruggles W...179 130 Lorens 146 138 Melchoir 189 160 Erickson ....199 , 145 Leo Wich 144 158 127 111 189 147 162 Totals 857 729 736 C, R. I. & P. Lanaghan 175 141 Carver ;...158 176 Mangelsdorf ...129 130 C. Wich 193 182 Danielsen 161 186 180 170 161 214 152 Totals 81 815 877 - RESERVES. McNeill :..148 206 Tracey .120 189 Lovett 140 127 Gadlent 178 161 Bonnie 126 148 157 301 134 130 Graham ... 17$ . . Totals 712 831 797 202 TRACTORS. Karllx 203 173 Harrison .... w. .... .166 .,109 Dodd 113 153 Henry 150 111 NUbet 170 141 Totals 801 687 137 129 129 144 i41 prowess than his performances de serve. : " Seldom Extended Limit ' "He stands out. as a peerless champion. In the minds of some because his mediocre opponents made him appear so. Of course it is to Leonard's credit that he has never had to take it But could he stand up under hard punching if he had to? If he had existed in the old days, good as he is, he would have had to. And is he the hardest punching lightweight we have ever seen? Not by a Jugful. I say." "Leonard is a punishing hitter. No doubt about that - But he doesn't seem to have the deadly wallop of the old-time champions. For in stance. Welling was knocked down three times in the 13th round and. once in the lt4h. Leonard crashed over his hardest blows on the point 0f the jaw when Welling was 'eoine.' Tet h couldn't score a clean knockout and the bout was finally stopped. Conldnt Stop Ritchie. It was the same with Willie Ritchie in Newark. Ritchie, who 'Dundee's jaw? And has he ever'ard's real ability today.' STASblKti. W. L. Pet .71 jC6C 71 A1 J380 8 G.Av. 780 J8S 774 .775 .7M .744 Pins. 2344 2608 2822 228ft 2130 2239 18 14 13 10 8 6 ft 7 ' 9 II 13. 15 LAYTOIJ BEATS BOB GAI1I1EFAX Trisean Becomes Worlfi Three. Cushion Cue Champion After Close Finish Ending 75-C4. Chicago, Dec. 14. (United Press) Johnny Layton of St Louis, was the new three-cushion billiard champion today, following his close victory here last night against Bob Can ne fax of San Francisco, who held the title. The game went 99 innings. Lay. ton winning 75 to 64. - '' HOPPE TO INSIST ON PLAYING ONLY ONE TITLE MATCH New York. Dec. 14. As essential condition on which Willie Hoppe. billiard champion, will consent to play against Edonard He-remans, the Belgian expert, is that they play only one match, at 18.2 balk line, it was announced today. I Horemans insists on two matches. j one at 18.1 and the other at 18.3, j claiming this is the only true test ' cf supremacy. They also are at variance on financial arrangements, Hoppe holding out tor (0 per cent j of tha receipts, win or lose, and : Horemans wishing a division allow- 'ing the winner 60 per cent and the i loser 40 per cant Boxer, Hughes Says lsnfKO.KooeMo IwsriAM oct .4- nms eur cdmphot pn Mrt , vv7- flw uTHis nmocsr . . our .or ws av hs had the Italian near to the knock out? -Leonard is not in a class with Joe Gans as a hitting champion. Do you suppose that Joe would have failed to put Welling away 'clean' once he had him going? Gans' knockdowns were usually knock outs. Frank Erne went down but once when Gans took the title away from him in a round at Fort Brie. Lavigne Better Puncher. "Kid Lavigne was another won derful hitter. He didn't put his man down a half dozen times before win ning out He whipped Jack Ever hard t With one punch in the 24th round that sent Jack spinning into the arms of the referee, who stopped it then and there. And remember, when he knocked out Dick Burge. the Englishman, who outweighed him 17 pounds? One punch did it in the 18th. "But to get back to Gans. There never was a hitter like the 'Old Master.' There never were two tougher near champions than Dal Hawkins and Willie Fitzgerald. Both could hit as hard as Leonard ever thought of punching. Hawkins had Gang down and almost out in the third. Bat Joe just managed to scramble to his feet and catch Dal wide open with a book oh the jaw. It ended things right them Fitzgerald was also finished with one punch after putting up a stub born battle for 10 rounds. "Too bad there aren't some Haw kins and Fitzgeralds to test Lton- JOHN R. GENTRY OLD PACER DIES Onee Held World's Championship Would Have Been 32 Tears Old Jan. I Death Peaceful. Nashville, Dec. 14. John . R. Gentry, 2:00, once pacing cham pion of the world, is dead of old age. Had the horse lived until Jan. 1, he would have been 32 years old. John R. Gentry, for many years known as "the little red horse," was owned by the E. H. Harrtman es tate and had event his last vear in luxurious quarters at the Tennes see state fair grounds. He was sired br Ashland Wilkes and his dam was by Wedge wood. He set his record at .Portland, Maine, on Sept 4, 1896. INDIANS GATHER IN SOME TALENT Cleveland. Ohio, Dec. 14. The Cleveland baseball club baa acquir ed Arthur Wagner, an outfielder, from the Joplin club of the Western' league. Wagner and three young pitchers will be the new recruits at the champions' training camp this spring. The pitchers are J. C. Edwards, Charles Henderson and Nelson A. Potts, all of the Delta team. The latter two are left handers. CADDOCK TOPPLES LONDOS ON COAST San Francisco, Cat., Dec. 14. Earl Caddock was given a decision over Jim Londos early today, after each had obtained a fall in their wrestling match. Expiration of the 3-hour time limit prevented a deciding fall. Caddock won the first fall ln 11 mlaates, S seconds. with a head scissors and arm-lock. Londoa toook the second fall la: one hoar 34 minutes with a head - lock. Sportscope By Untold Tales of the Ring Story of Johnny Glover. The gamest fighter I ever saw was Johnny Glover of Boston, younger brother of Mike Glover, welterweight near-champion, who died several years ago. Back in 1911 Johnny invaded Scranton, Pa., made it his new ,bome and soon was hailed the full length of the famous old Wyoming valley Car bondale to Hazelton, which in cludes Scranton and Wilkes Barre as the greatest fighter in the 1 has ever known, lay on the rubbing anthracite coal region. table in his dressing room just be- In two years' time, Johnny had i fore hts first bout with Young defeated all available boys in his.Corbett class. He was a welterweight, seal- Hailed the marvel of pugilism Ing around 142 pounds. Then he and with a following even as vast married against the wishes of hls'an(1 worshipful as Jack Dempsey'a manager, who left him cold. In a short time Glover couldn't get a fight His funds dwindled and he had to get a job. An old admirere, who owned a big cafe, hired him as a waiter in the cabaret A Ch3d of Misery. A baby daughter was born to the luckless Glover and his wife. Then Mrs. Johnny a very sweet little woman, became an invalid. In cludins tins. Jnhnnv broneht home about 325 a week, but it was in- sufficient to meet their needs. His credit was worthless and no one cared to stake him. Disaster seemed inevitable. But through all those long, dis mal days and sleepless nights. Xjlover still clung to a sweet mem ory. He had never been defeated. He was still the "valley" cham pion. He bad defeated George Chip, who had started his career as a raw novice in boxing skill. He had whipped Steve Latzo, Tommy Connors, Dennis Tighe, Al Dewey, Harlem Tommy Murphy, Tommy Ginty and a score of others from that section. Johnny thought a long time be fore deciding to cash in his coveted "title." Even at that time, no wel terweight cared to tackle him. Fin ally, a manager down in Hazelton, who had a young welter in tow, listened to Glover's plea for a match. Glover had not trained in mnrA than a vc. r Ho lnnlreri riaari easy, this manager believed; so he nnally agreed . .Whattaya wan.r.it was Mc Carried Chairs, Built King. rjovem's unmistakable voice. But all the preliminary details) "You!" yelled Corbett through were left to Glover, who didn't 'the keyhole. have a dime. The only hall he "Whattaya wan'?" reiterated could get was an obsolete theatre, i Terry. He was too busy carrying in I 'This is Corbett; come out and chairs and setting up the ring to 'get licked!" train for the battle. A handful of i Corbett's Trick Succeeds. roustabouts were his only helpers. ) They saw a chance to get a few. pennies of blood monev. ! Glover did not dare "to charge I more than 50 cents for admission. ! When the fight began there was ' less than $40 in the winner was to take house The ' ail T will' n pi,,", i . ... t. .u ""a. corbett timed those wild rushes It was the way they look at the j to a nlcety Kinally he side-stepped gallows. an(j booked a snapping left that Johnny was knocked down seven i caught Terry square on the jaw. times in the first three rounds. Hejrjown went McGovern for the didn't seem to bave a thing. InjCOunt Perhaps those who saw the the fourth, he cut loose with a wild. fight can see Terry spinning yet. backhand swing and floored the j Strategy had crowned a new cham other boy, who took a count of pion in William Rothwell of Dcn nine. The cheering crowd brought i ver, for that is "Young t'orbett's" back Glover's senses. He stood ' right name, back measuring his opponent' as he stepped up and floored himjf)TTTO STATE TEAM again, inen me oeii rang. Bash to See Comeback. This remarkable comeback enronii Hnwntnwn HkA wildfire Tho littlo hall waa annn filled tn bursting point How they yelled! Glover s great courage and the old- time cheers revived his aching body, long racked by sickness and worry. After the fourth, the Ha zelton boy was more cautious. Go ing into the seventh, both were holding their own. I FATE MUST BE KIND. Glover : took a wicked punch on the jaw! and dropped. He got up, but fell j down again without being struck.: He took the nine-count. It looked as if he would never get up again, ' but he fooled them. His opponent, was the most surprised of all. He and his friends were rejoicing.; The fighter was ln the act of shak-' ing hands with a ringsider as Ulover got up still reeling. You or tne tri-cities saw tnis sen- same fighting instinct in Tommy j Comlskey's last three rounds with Jimmy Nuss, Before they could shout warning to the victor-ap- j parent Glover was on top of him' like a tiger, swinging everything but the front door. Johnny kept pummeling, away until the other boy. dropped from a stomach punch. Glover's last swing cut the air over the fallen boy's head, and then he went down and out on top of him. ; What a Clergyman Bid. In the earlier confusion, some-; body had called in the clergyman of Glover's church, who was an out-and-out advocate of the boxing game. It was he who lifted John ny up and carried him to his cor ner. The next moment be walked to the center of the ring and raised his hand, commanding silence. He. called upon the good sports fori contributions and they collected: more than 1300. , Glover never tonght again. With that stake he and his little family ' returned down east and today, Johnny is a prosperous taxi pre 'She Bruce CopelatuL prietor in South Boston. If any of you ever visit in Scranton, ask any one you meet if he remembers Johnny Glover's fight with Battling Cates. Then you will hear thisjs awry an over .again. HOW lerry Was Tricked. None was surer of victory than Terry McGovern that fateful night in uorttr. -nn -,,.. .. v..... jest-hitting little fighter the world ' icrry Terrible Terry" was also one of the most conceited boxers in the limelight He talked of no body but himself; of nothing but his "wonderful" victories. Every champion in every kind of sport has a fatal weakness. 11'; Govern's was conceit. He was a great poser and a blowhard. He would stand for hours on a crowd ed street corner. The "oh's" and "ah's" of all passing ages was the I sweetest music he ever heard. Even the most impartial boxing critics did not sea where the pale- , -neenea little Denverite bad a chance to win. There wasn't a single patch of color on his body when he came into the ring tiut night Everyone believed tigerish Terry would literally claw Cor bett limb from limb. . The Way of a Champion. Back in his dressing room Terry lay on his rubbing table like a tiger cat purring in prospect of a toothsome morsel. One of his handlers had gone outside to esti mate the crowd and returned witii the news that it looked like -a record-breaker. Perhaps It would mean a new row of Brooklyn vehe ments for Terry. He was tickled to death. The while, Corbctt was kept shivering in the ring awaiting the champion's pleasure. Ten minutes passed 15 20 25. Of a sudden Corbett was seen to leave the ring. He strode 'Straight up an aisle toward Terry s dressing room. j stopping at the closed door. Then Terry jumped up and nung open the door. Corbett started to run and Terry, chased him all the way to the rinB- Challenged conceit nsd, spelled his doom; infuriation sealed J Trry was so mad he aimost fought his second as they P"t on his gloves. He couldn't wait for the bell to tear into the impu- dent "consumptive. GOES TO CONTEST CALIFORNIA BEARS I Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 14. Twen j ty-'three members of the Ohio State football squad will leave Columbus on Dec. 17 for Pasadena, Cat., where they will meet the University of California team on New Year's day. vis- A&w, COL Ks For men who are in and out of doors PLIABLE BLACK VEAL LEATHER Also in . BROWN CORDOVAN UPPERS With DOUBLE SERVICE SOLES They will keep your feet dry, warm and comfortable. PLENTY OF OTHER STYLES AT THE SAME PRICE DOLLY SUBWAY 1728-30 Second Avenue Seven Steps Down BREIJIIAtl FACES JACK DEf.lPSEY IN TITLE BOOT Challenger Conceded Small raanee of Winning From Champion TeahrM. Demnsey. 25 years . . . ft. m !.. Brennaa. . 27 years ' 6 ft. IK la. ... lfi Iks. 77 la. .Age..." .Height. 1M lbs. ..Weight. 74 In. . 15 In. .. S in. ... 17 In. . Reach. Biceps L ! ..... Wrist..... Sin. ... S 17 m. Chest normal ... 4i la. 39 in. 44 la, . . .Chest (expanded) . . . 4i la. 31 In. Wafst.w... K la, fn. Thigh 85 la. 18 In. Calf is in. in. Ankle 8 la, time since Jack Dempsey won the heavyweight cnampionsuip.ew Yor Patrons oi tne nstic spori m, nave an oonortun.iy oi swm mo j8 "ow in action at the Madison square vjui ucu ivju.kuw Bill Brennan, formerly of Chi- cago, but now residing here, is the challenger for the title. These two met at Milwaukee nearly three y;ars ago and on that occasion Dempsey scored a technical knock out in the sixth round. That was long before Dempsey defeated Willard for the title. Brennan still believes that he has a chance to redeem himself in this bout Brennan Confident "I'm not afraid of Dempsey,'' said Brennan a few days ago at his training quarters here. "Jack knows I gave him a good battle when we met before and but. for an injury to my ankle when I. fell I could bave gone along with him in good shape." Most of those who bave seen both men in action, however, are not, auite sa confident as Brennan on this point So far as build : and; measurements go the men seem pretty evenly matched on paper, but when seen in ring costume at their respective training quarters, Dempsey looked to be much the more robust of the pair. The champion's weight is more evenly distributed while Brennan is the rangy type of athlete who does not round out quite as pleasing to the critical eye but gives unmistakable indications of possessing two es sentials, assurance and endurance. First Heavy Show. Since the Walker law permitting a revival of boxing in this state became operative nearly three months ago, local fans have been looking forward for a heavy we'ght bout to be put on by some of the promoters and Tex Rickard is furnishing the Initial clash between big fellows under the new legal conditions. Brennan has been seen here several times in bouts during the regime of the Frawley law and in nearly every instance the Chicago man acquitted himself creditably. Some New York patrons oi me ring only remember Dempsey as an unpretentious newcomer from the West, who boxed twice at a Hrnm club houss and in another mnior battle a few years ago. To night they will see a wonderfully improved fight ing machine, who in' a little over four years has made. m wav to the too or tne nstic lan der through persistent hard work and who possesses au me at tributes which, are necessary in the make-up of a champion heavy weight pugilist STECHER TITLE Y GOES TO LEWIS Head and Hlplocb Accomplish Fall cf Jiebraakan In New York : After Flerco Grapple New York, Dec. 14 Ed ("Strang ler") Lewis of San Jose, California; won the world's heavyweight catch-EE-catch-can wrestling champion ship here last nifrht by throwing Joe Steelier of Dodge. Nebraska, ini one hour, 41 minutes and 66 sec onds, with a head and hip lock.