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Wilkes-Barre Times Leader, the Evening News from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania • Page 11

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.11 THE EVENING NEWS. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1915 SPRINGER'S ANNUAL Fielder Jones Is Slated to "Come Back" with Majors "TED" LEWIS BEATSRITCHIE Former Champ Unable to TOM SKEVUN, FOOT-BALL STAR, MARTYRTOGAME Exposure From Coaching Yale Team Results in Death of Millionaire Ma hmw Sale Judge Distanct Properly -Scrap Over Referee New York. Pee. Iwls, of of Suits Overcoats FOR MEN AND YOUNG MEN IS A NATIONAL REPUTATION NOW GOING ON Minneapolis, Dec. 29 Thom.

as Id. Shevlln, millionaire lumber man EnRlnnd, proved fw too clover anil aKKressive for Willie nitctile hero Ins! nlKht, in ttn rounds nnd ofore a big crowd In Madison Kiuar Harden the EiiKllshman viis be popular winner of thlrtv-mlnnta fluhtlnif by a fnlr margin. Ult lite put tip a most disappointing Iwut. He 111 not floem able to JmlKe dlslnnee roperly, let Lewis use nn Affective left Job to face 'f and body, which Willie lmcl the utmost i respect for, and time nnd iignln he let Ixwls rush him to the roues, landing a short right-hand upprcut which sreatly einbn rrnssed Willi at thneH. I The men were nnnonncel as lighting for the wclterwi'lKht rhn uiplonshlp of the world, and as nohody in the house eared to diMptito tho announcer's dec- i laration, the crowd let It go at that.

Ritchie was said to weigh pounds Anticipate 1916 in New' Clothes FILE away that old suit and overcoat, slip them to some worthy individual and step out to greet the New Year in clothes that put the stamp of prosperity upon you. You know how new clothes stiffen your backbone, you know the confidence born of being well dresaed; new clothes are cashable assets you can't afford to leave out of your business plans for "sixteen. THE BAIJSOOLAMACHER At $15 The Last Word in Clothesdom is so eminently fitted to your every requirement and so economical withal that a trip to me, a try on, a purchase and satisfaction is really the only sensible, practical course to pursue. Louis Rosenthal Upstairs Over Kirby's when ho stopped Into the ring, and Iwls to tip the scales at 1 pounds. ltltehlo so strenuously objected to ThU is the tale event of the year it mean that you can buy up-to-the-minute suits and overcoats for men and young men at savings of at least one-third all are our regular stock of handtailored, high grade clothes.

AH Arc Reduced Like These ALL $12.00 SUITS AND Cfl CLfl OVERCOATS i ALL $15 SUITS AND QA OVERCOATS Billy Rocho nctlnK (is referee, the man the club wished to onloiate, that Kid McPartland had to ho substituted. Ritchie claimed that McFn.rtlnnd had been agreed upon "hen trie bout was arranged as the referee, nnd that he i did not Intend to lot another man be substituted. Lewis assumed the Initiative right after the hand-shake, and continued his nKgressive tactics throughout the and Yulo football couch, died at 7 a. m. today of pneumonia.

He wus stricken with tho malady alx days ago after being: weakened by over- 1 work and exposure in drilling tfhe Yale team this full. At tho close of the season Mr. Shev-lln went to California to recuperate, lie returned to his homo hero last Wednesday. On Thursday pneumonia developed. Last night four physicians of tho Twin Cities gave up hope of saving him and summoned a specialist from Chicago who made the trip hero on a special train in record breaking time.

Shevlln ranked as one of the greatest players the gridiron game ever produced, and his love for his alma mater was so great that he really gave up his life to serve it in Its hour of need. Shevlln captained the 1907 Yale i team and then after graduation went Into tho lumber business in the West. In 1910 when the Yale team was shot to pieces, a call was sent for "Old Reliable Tom" and he answered it by rushing to New Havenr Whipping the team into shnpe, rind enabling it to Iraat Princeton and tie Harvard, This season when the Yale team was floundering in the mire of do-feat, Shevlin once again was called upon to serve his college. And he answered that call. He worked day and nlir'tt in his attempts to develop the material into championship cal- l'bre.

He surprised tho football world whf.n his rejuvenated outfit beat Trlnceton. Shevlln was born in Minneapolis in I 1882. Ho went to Yale after grad-! uating from the Pott-stov Hill SI 1.90 13.90 ALL $18 SUITS AND OVERCOATS ALL $20 SUITS AND OVERCOATS Fielder seems certuln of another berth as manager o( a ta.m In the major leagues, If tho peace plans between Orpanteort Hrife-ball and tho Fcdernl League are eur-rled out. Phil Ha-U, chief owner of the St. Louis Feds, which team has been undor Jones's Insists that if he buys a mnjor league club Jones will havo to be taken in as manager.

Ball Is slated to purchase the St. lyouls Cnrrllnala, and If he does Jones may have a rh.ri.neo to duplicate with thit tonm riis wonderful feat of leading (he mot Chicago White Sox, "the Mtlcss wonders," to the top of the heap. You'll miss the best opportunity offered this sea- fight, ult hough Ritchie occasionally (lashing his one-lime championship form, came back at tho Flnerllsh champion so hard at (lines tliat Ted was glad to clinch to escape the volley of blows Willie rained In In him, Ritchie, however, only had momentary flashes of his former self. After his furious hursts of speed he would settle back on the defensive, giving Lew 1st Just the opportunity Ted was seekinx. Following every one of Ritchie's spasmodic rallies Lewis showed to distinct advantage.

Jabbing his ever ready left to the face and ripping a right to th body which made Hitch ie plainly wince. Lewis had the best of tho first, third, fifth, sixth, seventh and temth rounds, while Ritchie only showed to advantage In the ninth. The eight wayj even. son if you miss this sale. Boys Clolhes Reduced Sweeping reductions have been made in our boys' and children's department.

Bring your boys here for suits and overcoats and save one-third on the price. PROF.TAFT TALKS TO ATHLETES Strongly Opposed to Summer Base Ball for College Students CARBONDALE LOSES ON PITTSTON'S FLOOR We give Gold or Green Trading Stamps. Full Gold Stamp Books redeemed for $2.50 in merchandise. WRENN TO RETIRE AS PRESIDENT school. In 1909 he married Elizabeth Sherley, a Kentucky belle.

Shevlin's estate la valued at cloic to His widow and his young daughter, Betty, will Inherit it. Just a few months ago Shevelin took out a $1,000,000 insurance policy on his life. Soulier 45 SOUTH PUBUC SQUARE, WILKES-BARRE FEDERAL TRADE BODY PROBES HIGH PRCES OF AUTO GASOLINE Carbondale made Its first appearance oa the Pittston floor last night and mot defeat 20 to 18. The upper county boys made a hard and game light and at the end of the first iialf the score stood 13 to 12 with Carbondale on the small end. All of Pittston'a men played hard and while all of the Carbondale boys put forth their best effort tho work of Inglis was the most spectacular.

The lineup: Pittston. Carbondale. M. Harris Inglls Forward S. Harris Evens Forward Nugent Hubbard Centre Clarke Bulls Guard MacLac'nlan Fclnberjf Guard Baf-keta Inglls 3, S.

Harris 1, M. Harris 1, Nugent 2, Clarke 2. Fouls Inglls 12, Clarke 8. iteferee Miller. Timers Ellis nnd Leary.

Scorer Mnrkus. Kouls committed-Carbon-dale 21 Pittston 19. New York, Dec. 2 9. Former I'rewl-dent Taft declare! himself as Hfciug strongly opposed to summer base.

tnll for college students last night in" an address at the convention of the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Hotel Astor. He said that although individual lnstmices might work no harm, the general tendency of summer base ball was such as to require a strict rule against It. The former President also mit litni-self on record as being: opposed. to the slangy phrases used hy athletes to embarrass each other. He de ff C-i 1 I (m: 1 I JjPigL.

I 1 1 iri I 1 te'n-'A 1 MORBECAI BROWN BACK TO CUBS clared that "get his got" or "put out' Waahlngton, D. Dec. 29 Investigators working under the direction of the Federal Trade Commission are at work making inquiries relative to the cause of the unusual increase in the price of gasolino. The department of justice, it. is said, is contemplating' similar action.

The geological surveys estimate of the 1915 production of crude petroleum, which it is expected will show an increased output, is being awaited by the Investigators. According to his eye" were not elevating- or ertifvimr. and that suili remr-rks MORAN DH. GET FISHING PERMIT should be barred from college atliletie fielda. I Prof.

Taft salfi that one of the I greatest abuses of colleo life was I the gathering of athletic stars. lie I said it wrong for Institution i to seek, through its alumni, prepaia-I lory school athletes, or for one I the last bulletin Issued, the produc tion for the first hrflf of this year was i Boston, Doc. 29 Although Pat Moran, tho pennant-grabbing manager of the Phillies, comes from the town where Governor David I. Walsh started his Illustrious career. tution to seek freshmen atlileti'S of another Institution.

BROWNS SOLD FOR $125,000 not less than 14 barrels compared with a total of about for the entire year of 19114. In conclusion the bulletin contains the following statement: "The persistent flood of low priced, tout relatively hiiijrh grade oil from the Oklahoma fields preventd permanent advances, through temporary fluctatlons were noted in the market for grade petroleum from other regions during the half year in review. that doesn't seem to be enough to 1 St. T.niiis, Dec. 29 The owners of the Rt.

louls Federals raid $135,000 for tho St. Louis AniPrieans The corresponding period in 1914 re corded a notably unstable market." Dance at the WUkes-Bnrre Armory cause tho handsome governor of th commonwealth to waiv tlgi law when 1'atsy B-pcaJts. A few da.ys ago Pat. recalled that the law waa on a lake where he hud done some remarkably good flshinjc. Taking his pen in hantl he Indited a.

letter to the governor requesting permission to fish there. The letter was acton owledped. hut no permit was lnclose3. Pat ihasn't abandoned hope yet, and still expects tho permit. Moran took occasion to say a number of good things about Bill Klllofer, his star catcher.

Almost all the players remiembered their popular manager on Christmas. New Year's night. Oppenheim's or chestra. it was learned yesterday. ThlM included commission' to certain stockholders in tho St.

Americans who pwung the deal. Ttob-ent L. Hedges, president of the St. Louis Americans', received a share for his stock, as did all other owners. The price was uncertain for a.

time as Phil. TJnll. chief owner in the St. GILMORE MAY GET JOB ON COMMISSION I I Louis Federals, feared the pure ri users might have to take over fl $4 3.O00 mortgage. They were relleveti of this incumbance.

however. It Is understood that only one payment of $30,000 thus far has teen made for the St. Louis Americans and that Phil Ba.ll has until Fe-hruary 1 oay the balrvnee of The minor stockholders who received the commission, It is said, were Cal McPIarmid arnd John F. Bruce, both of CMnetnmtt.1, HILL SCHOOL STUDENT WILL RECOVER FROM SUICIDE ATTEMPT t-v 4 'V -1 111 tU 1 1 1 Iff ill I New Tork, 29. James A.

Gllmore, president of the deceased Federal League, returned ysterday from his holidaying at Chicago. Fighting Jim is as mute as any of the triumphant forces of organized base ball. He didn't know a thing. And he was unwilHng gto breath even what he stispicioned. James however, does irtot appear to be worrying gfireatly over the future.

If a club presidency of a major rating awaits him at either St. Louis or Chicago he has not been apprised of the fact, he says. Nor would Gilmore' admit that he heard any talk of a shakeup In the government of organized base ball rtCm Stvicc. HAZLETON EASILY Chicago, Iec. 29 Francis Hartsert.

who failed in his mid --winter examinations at the Hill Preparatory school In Pottstown, and -was found laet night in a room In his parent's home In Evanston, with p. bullet In his temple, will recover, physicians said today. The bullet did not enter the New York, Dec. 28. Robert D.

Wrenn, the former great tennis player and for many years president of the United States National Lawn Tennis As BESTS SCRANTGS got-the-meaura of-Jlmmy sociation, has doclined to be a candi date for re-election to the presidency at the annual meeting of the organization, which will be held here on Fb ruary 11. Wrenn did not want to accept the office last year, but much pressure was brought to bear that he finally consented to accept for one moiyeat ThiaiimeAtJs said, his business cares are so great that it will be impossible for him to give the rt-q uired time' tif thT0fflce. 11 1 A. L. Hopkins, of Philadelphia, the rice president, is likely to succeed him.

the national commission. Kane's Scranton team In a game play ed at Hazle Park last night. Hazleton led all the way and Kane's crew never With the settling of the ibaeeba.ll war, Mordecal Brown, on of the pitchers who helped Joe Tinker cop the Fed-aral League pennant will follow his leader back into the folds of organized baseball and will be seen with the Cuibs, which Tinker will manage. had a chance. Score, 35 to 17.

FORMER SENATOR EMERY IS CLAIMED BY DEATH Jack Russell, who has been out of Unconfirmed rumor, was busy wagging its tongue yesterday to the effect that Gllmore was slated bsuc-ceed August Herrmann as had of th Triumvirate. Herrmann now Is entrenched strongly as the head of the Cincinnati was Instrumental the game several weeks, played one of the best games of his career. starred for Scranton. The lineup SEALER OF WEIGHTS RESIGNS UNDER FEE OSTRICH KICKS TO KILL KEEPER Fld.G. FXs- Pts.

Hazleton In bringing about peace. But he nev Sharon, Dec. 2ff. Former Brookfeds have no legal right to dispose of his aervloea. "It would be wise for any person Sager, forward Steele, forward Russell, centre KAUFF IS FREE AGENT, SAYS JOHN WARD State Senator James D.

Emery, 5 6 years old. recently a candidate for 1 10 ertheless is an Interested blub owner sitting la on tha deliberations of vital Interest not only to his own club but the judicial nomination of Mercer Geary, guard Pfaff, guard to the National League ns well, Bloomsburg, Dec. 29. by a great Abyssinian ostrich, Easton, Dec. Per--son, sealer of weights and measures of Northamptbn county, today sent his The executive ability of GIJmore 11 which easily could have kicked hm Fld.O.

Fls. Pts. Total Scranton Kane, forward to death. Thomas Worth, custodian T. the bla- birds owned bv the ib rW of county, died early this morning of pneumonia.

Mr. Emery was one of the leading organization Republicans it the county. In 1898 he was elected as a member of the lower J-iouse. In he was elected to the State genate. He was one of th sponsor of th Focht-Emery trolley grab bills passed during the Stone administration.

6 has been appreciated by his late foes. A major league club owner expressed the oplnio-n yesterday that Gllmore was one of the smartest men In the game. ZBYSZKO WRESTLES TO JRAW Bloomsburg Ostrich Farm A Feather him by Commissioner Casey, Mahon, forward '0 VanCampen, centre 0 Nolls, guard 4 Long, guard 1 and declaring that the charges were the Feds to ascertain If the Feds have a contract with him. "The contract that Kauff signed at Browns Wells, for' Robert B. Wa dto sign was repudiated by Ward.

After Benny had signed a binding contract with the CHants and was not allowed to play with them he returned to the Brookfeds and played with them without a contract. A couple of weeks after his return to the Brookfeds a new contract was offered, which he has not signed." had the eenso to fall to the ground before a kick landed on him. This so surprised the ostrich that It slipped In the snow and fell also. While the man and the King of Birds were down another keeper rushed to Worth's assistance, ani New York, Dec. 29 "Benny Kauff Is a free agent.

If there to anything as such In baseball law or the law of th land," said John M. Ward yesterday. Ward Is Kauff a attorney in the law suit against the New York Nationals to collect a bonus for signing- a contract with, that olub. When asked if he had heard that James Sinclair, the Federal League backer, that made a statement thcut Kauff belongs to him, Ward said "Kauff Is a free agent When the time comes for anybody wanting to bujr lils service they will have to deal personally with Benny. He does not belong: to the Brookfeds, Respite trie New Tork, Dec.

29. Wladek made for political reasons. The resignation of Person came as a climax to three sensational meetings cf the commissioners, during which tho charges against Person were aired. At this morning's session. Person's attorney, former District Attorney Total I 5 17 Fouls committed Hazleton.

17; 9cranton, 19. Sager. 1 out of 4 Oeary, 10 out of 15; Kane, 0 out of 'Mahon, 0 out of VanCampen, 0 out of Nolls, 5 out of IO. Referee-Welsh. Church Dankagcd by Storm Harrlsburg Iuring a storm -which BLOOD POISON RESULTS ROM NEEDLE EMORY Zbyszko, the Polish wrestling champion, and John McGrath, of Ireland, were forced to quit early today In their match, at the international tournament after one hour and forty minutes wrestling without alitor 111.

nl A 1. 1. -rrr W. Geiser withdraw fiom thu held back the ostrloh. until Worth bitter arraignment, of the ha Th case alter a swerpt this fiity, a.

seven foot crews weighing one thousand Son- kii opposcing counsel, rormer state mounted on the top at St. Patrick's a fall. Dance at the Wilkes-Bar re Armory The "masked marvel" forced New Year's night Oppenheim's or- Demetrlous Tofalos of Greece, to quit 1 ator Thomas D. Dnnner. He ehara I i Panner with pursuing methods degr.i.l- cathedral was partly, torn aw.y.

It Norrlstown, Dec. 29. 'Mrs. James Bradley, of West Connhohoeken, had a foot amputated at tha ISTorrlstown Hospital to save her tpm death by blood poison after treadlfir on a needl. tfact that he played with them lstst they dodged through the goie, byf missed, fell and quite severely ut its own ions neclfc lng his professiOB, as4 wtU was necessary to secure teADlt.

Tl I after 10 minutes of wresUInc iaok to place relruforoemnt aftxxut It.

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