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as5»a8tti8^^ «, x ' T * ·' '. yrv» ,i;fTf"t if /;»«' * THK UHCOLK SUlfDAY STAB. \* a -r^-^*g$^~"j*"jMf'/pyfTM' # -Tirrp r "^Vs* J l"' f ^** 'f T^F^^lf ^f'« «' " * s J f "''' /"f';""' SUNDAY, OCTOBER lt, i9lW Mi TE1S IN CLOSE Harvard Alone Makes a Big Score, and That Against Weak Eleven. {'; brk*kn goat to a touchdown." How They Lined Up. i Nebraska, 14 Po». Kan. Aggies. 0 Otoupallk ..... le.'. Kandelts Corey (capt.).....,U. Ptaiek Koaitiky -........ .Is , Bwyer · Moscr ..../........c.. Wlffiit i Dale .V.,.,..-re R ,°fe Shaw ..,-..,; n DoUrlll Rtddoll »V-V re Sklnticr Cook '.;»'..'! Ihq Sullvan i Doyle«'.'*: Ifblh (capt.) Barm's i -.'..........rfbrh Husttul | Wells, HAILS LES DUCT .Princeton Able to Nose Out Victory of 3 to 0 Against Tufts. By H..C; HAMILTON. NEW YORK;: Oct 14.--By only the narrowest o'f~"cramped margins, did the "Bif" teams of the east uphold their colors on the gridiron this afternoon. Of the chesty 'Big three" Harvard alone' hung up a score of any proportion. The crimson, eleven defeated ?forth Carolina, 21 to 0, a team which Princeton downed a week ago, by a larger count. At Princeton the Timers met and iefeated Tufts, the powerful Boston team which put a nick in Harvard. But Old Nassau squeezed through only in the last two mlnutea of play, f through a phenomenal drop kick by Dave Tibbott. - Tibbott booted th« oval squarely between the Tufts' goal poats from the 45-yard line for the ·nly three points of the game Just be- tir« the final whistle. Tale gave out advance notice that ·he fears Lehigh and the latter team proved it had a right to respect when It held the Blue eleven to a score of IS to 0. Yale was never in any reai danger of being scored on,, but In view of her showing against Virginia, YalB might have been expected to scora at least one more touchdown. Tuft«-Prinotion Big Game. The most important of the eastern games was the Tufts-Princeton. Th9 Tigers played the best game of the two but that wasn't much. Later in the'game, the Tigers'forced the ball past the BO yard mark and held it there during the last quarter. Then Tibbott kicked his goal. Early in the contest, Princeton a fumbling was atrocious and Tufts gummed up Its own plays badly.; : T.hs Boston eleven was tearing at Princeton with a wide open formation moat of the time, throwing a mass play-.into the Tigers' only occasionally. ·; These open formations, which! v ed »o well at Cambridge, were simply ripped to shreds by Princeton.'.'mktnly because Tufts was not starting them right; Then Tufts quit the oo-callcd trick playa and got down to brass tacks and a few attempts at forward passes. Princeton tried smashing, driving attacks that at times swept the visiting eleven off its feot^ ;but Tufts always braced when there wan a real occasion for it and Princeton's superior punting kept the ball In the middle of the field. At one -time Princeton.biicljfield.nieTi Tumbled "tlireo punts in succession and the half was recovered by Tufts. : Made Great Kick. Tibbott's kick was one to rimk« Charlie Brlckley turn grfieii -with envy. Ho booted It from the 45-^ard line :.iml It sailed like a bullet tight .over the cross bur, about three feet to the good. About the only thing- loft for Princeton to glont over, was the crowd, it was 'vone of "the. largest crowds thn ever saw an early season football gamfc : at Princeton. It was estimated 50,000 persons were, in the stands. As wns expected. Navy fell a victim to the heavy and powerful Pitta- burgh cloven, but it was''by a close score, 20 to 19. The Army did hotter, defeating' Holy Cross, 17 to 0, Cornell triumphed over "Williams, 4j' to 0. Gardiner. Cameron for Corey, Corey for Maloney. Clark for Sullivan. 41. Wilder for Husted. Gingrich for Dodrlll. Touchdowns--Uiddell. Caley. Goals from touchdown--Corey. 2. Score by periods: Nebraska 7 7 0 .0--14 Kansas Aggies 0 0 0 Time of periods--Fifteen minutes. Referee--John Griffith of Drake unl- | verslty. Umpire--Dr. J. A. Rellly of K. C. A. C. Head linesman--I. C. Wlllhltc of Lincoln Y. M. C. A. American ROM "Expert Frank to Doff His Hat to Pride of Kangarooland. '/- --" H i o- 0 !Army Captain Declares That Australian Is a CFfampion of Genuine Brand. Diamond Flashes Bill Urennan, one' of the best umpires who ever worked at that trade, had to take a job In a Class C circuit this year to get his bread and butter. Tliut wax his punishment for hie leap to the lied:!. A little moru magnanimity on Uie pam of tho masno.t-es next annum would be appreciated by the fans. The war is over and the waving of bloody shirts isn't appreciated by the baseball buge. The Smiths are coming into their own L mm Creighton Counts Twice During the Last Few Minutes of Game at Omaha. By F R A N K G. M E N K E . " Darcy IB a real fighter; one of the most brilliant that has flashed across the pugilistic horizon for many years." So says Captain Cuahman A.-Rice--and i "Cnppy" knows a real scrapper when he ' sees one. The retired army officer has ssen In action every one of the pugilistic satellites of America. Europe and of Australia during the past five years. And to the Australian champion he accords the distinction of being a real wonder. "Darcy knows the fight game," de- can take a tremendous lot of_ punishment--and he surely can hit. Yet Darcy never seems to aim for a one punch knockout. He cuts his man to ribbons j first and then shoots over the crusher. ! Darcy'* Huge Hand*. The most remarkable thing about OMAHA. Neb.. Oct. -- Creightou iLD TO (Continued from Pago One) the Aggien In holding the Huskers to two touchdowns. "We expected to lose." said Clevenger, for the very good reason that Nebraska had a heavier team of more experienced players and also a better football team. w* are well satisfied to have put up a *od fight. My .one regret Is that we lost the ball on a fumble during the first quarter, a fumble which enabled a Ne- fcraaka, man to run almost the full length «f the field to a touchown. But for that fumble, wo might have put over a suc- cenful forward pass and crossed the Ne- earned a U to 0 victory over Nebraska Wesleyan in the final quarter here today, when it seemed Inevitable to the Blue and White rotors that, a tic was the best they could expect. For three quarters and over half of the fourth, tho rival elevens played "ragged football, replete with fumbles and poor plays. In the fourth quarter Wesleyan opened up a series of forward passes. It was one of these passes that proved fatal to Kline's men. For the dlmunitive Mullholland, who halls from Butte, Mont., and is one of tha lightest men that ever wore a Creighton uniform. Intercepted a short pass and scampered thirty yards for n touchdown. This aeemeu to take the heart out of W?Kleyan nnd Creighton made her second touchdown with hut a minute and a half to play on a long forward pass. Dutch Plat* was the star of the game, but the work of Mullholland, McCarthy nnd Slucman, the Hastings colege lads, attracted much favorable sttetntlon. The lineup: Crcishton. Pos. Wesleyan 1 c .......... Slocumb McCarthy ... ...... I t ............. Steves Payne ,.lg Gentry Lutes ............. '.c ............ Williams Stnpleton Bucknor Pitts rt Grover Mtillhollnnd . . . . . . . r e Cozier In the big show. At the close of the season there were seven members of this well known clan wearing the uniforms of major league clubs. Russell Ford twirled some excellent games for the Denver Grizzlies in the latter part of the Western league season. The Manitoba Inventor of the "emery ball" would stand a good chance to make another reputation for himself In the 'main works if he were not so venerable. RUES is in his thirty-fourth year. If the Athletics don't play better ball next year, Connie Mack mlffht- boost his receipts a bit by charging the players an admission fee. The ' baseball sea»on in Cincinnati opened this r.'iclc, ;uid the Redland fans expect to have the pennant won by April. At that, there are some disgruntled carpers who say they would prefer summer baseball for Cincinnati. John McGraw says the British "tanks" are harmless things compared to tho Gi- unt machine which is eoing to roll over all opposition In 1917. The Athletics of Philadelphia were ! or- i f - flrvt ' A "" At,Jllt3*.li:a Ul -milmciJI*l«l » v ^ i ^ w* fiE-hf In S v d n P v A u a t ! sanired in 1859 and began to play town there last winter ^Thev bal1 ' b u t ln 1S6 ° they took u p baseba " helnr th« hn^sT I had ilnd have been P la y ln * that game ever X n t*JE?jH U ?* 3 U nnd "'nee up to 1915, when they went back to town ball. The ..melancholy days have come, the saddest of the annum, -when the players of the losing clubs have to listen to fans pan 'em. "The breaks were against us." The players all said; "The breaks were against us. And knocked our hopes dead;" "We'd have beat out 'em all And won the big stakes, For we played the best ball, But lost on the breaks." Although Benny Kauff. the Ty Cobb of the Feds, didn't do much Tycobblng this year, he isn't In any danger of having to so back to the bushes io 1917. Bashful Benjamin may not be as good as hp said he was, but, at that, he's a useful sort of guy to have around a ball club. In the drear :nd Windy City they are singing a sad ditty o'er the once ferocious Bruins who are now but mangled when I saw him rnlla, when I was Impressed mo ns ever seen. He was Introduced to me and when we shook hand* he smothered Ijater he was Introduced to me and when we shook hands he practically smothered my right In his. Darcy. you know, was a blacksmith in his earlier youth and I guess they develop huge hands In that trade In Australia. "The most disconcerting thing about Darcy, from a foeman's viewpoint,! Is that the oftener he IE hit the harder he fights. Usually, when a man Is walloped by another two or three times, he begins to back up. It Is epcactly the reverse with the Australian. He really doesn't start to battle until the other-fellow lands on him. But just as soon as he Is on the receiving end of a blow, he begins rush- Ing--realy begins to fight. "The harder and oftener they used to hit Butlllng Nelson the more furious would bcocme his attack. And after a while, you know, the other fellows quit hitting Bat So It Is with Darcy. except that Darcy doesn't fight along Bat's old theory of 'take a dozen punches to land one.' When Darcy starts after a man he continues to protect himself, something that Bat rarely did. Australian IE Ring Genius. I saw Darcy In his aecond fight with Eddie McGoorty. Many alibis since have been made for the second knock out of the 1 American, but In my opinion Darcy bent him because he was the better man. McGoorty Is clever; but Darcy was more so. McGoorty could time his punches and Hnlo q b Culbertson | llad a KOO1 eye --but Darcy. in both, wns Hudson j better thnn · Eddie. The Australian bat- Flunnnfran ........ r h ........ r . . . JHtughes j t'e'red' tno"'AmeiTc'aii into o"'st v ate"border~ Slcuman ........... fb ........ .. Blodgett Scon by quarters: CrelRhton ............ .. .0 0 0 14-- 14 Wesleyan ........ . ...... 0 0 0 0 -- 0 Substitutes. Carman for Hughes, Hughes for Stev«iB, Stevens for Slucumb, Kahn for Carman. Tesch for Dudson. Odlen for Hughes; Bezcnius for Plata, Hushos for Odpon; for Hale; Tev- , lln for Flannasrnn; Harcllnnnert for Pitts, Hlrschmon for Mullhollund. Tobln for Stapleton. Ingr on helplessness and then sent over th« morpheus swat. Captain Rice recently received a letter from Australia which declared that It was possible for Darcy to come* to the United Staios. The communication was from William F. Qorbett, the most famous sporting writer in Australia. "Corbett told ms that If at least three matches oould be arranged for Darcy it wns Ilkoly that he would make the trip." mild Captain Rice. "Darcy of course, is subject to call to the European battle front. But I nm sure he could come to ruins; it's no use now to upbraid "e-m and post niortems will not aij 'em--let the luus all join In prayers for more animated Bears. His name !t is Ferdinand StubblefteM Schupp. And when he is right h« can show 'em all up. And when he is wrong then sad woe brims the cup Of the friends of Ferdinand StubbleSeld chupp. Taken by and large the Brooklynlces :ire about the quietest bunch of players who have ever won honors in the big allow. Except for the peppery line of conversation kept up by Casey Stengel the Robins have seemed to labor under the Impression that Ebbets Field was a church. George Sisler declares that he will nev- I er play ball in the minors. He took the mechanical engineering course at the University of Michigan, and spends the frigid months in keeping in touch with the latest development* of his profession When his big league days are over, Sisler declares, he will hang out his shingle as a mechanical engineer. If he displays the same versatility that has marked his baseball career, the Barownle star will probably be a civil, electrical, mining, and a few other kinds of'engineers before he has been long on the job. Milwaukee Is going to have a new pilot next year, and the Foam City fans are also hoping 1 that they will have a few players on the club. Eddie Mensor. 'who was an outfielder for th« Pirates back "in 1912, and later in the International league, made a great record with Spokane in the Northwestern league this season. Eddie set up a new fielding record by handling; 239 chances in 114 games without an error. He played second and third as well as In the out- fleld for Spokane. The Cincinnati Reds were the greatest ball players in the world In 1869, but the memory of fans Is short, and they are not satisfied unless a club wins all the time. The first bases used In baseball were wooden posts, and, while these have passed out of existence, there are still basemen to be found who can give an excellent Imitation of them. - Not in several years have so many big league pitchers worked In double headers as during the past season. Stealing 1 "Iron Man" McGinnlty's stuff Is likely to be all the rage next year. There was once a pitcher named Jim who was so long and so slim If he fell on his face he tould reach to the · base just by merely stretching a limb. PILES I BIG the States for three or four months If he Jack or ellcvuo, could get fights with Mllce Gibbons, Ji 15 min- ! Dillon, Battling Levlnsky, Bob Moha, Touchdowns-r-MulIholland, Gonls kicked Plata. 2. Offlclaln--Johnson, Jeru. referee: M u l Omaha, umpire; Kearnns, Bellcvuo, head linesman, Time of quarters 1 utes. | some of the others. -------- I "Dnrcy la the particular pet of -the TTvAHlr P*A1*'frtV»n r irin*»« i Australian premier and members of the M. lean, J. C*. iUl IliailV-CO government there. Should actual bouts he framed for him here and his money I he guaranteed, Darcy would come His departure from Australia probably would require the posting of a big bond say $15.000 of J20.00 but he wouldn't have any trouble getting It. Want Darcy-Glbbons Bout. "Over In Australia, they are keen for Darcy to trv conclusions with G-lbbop.s. By Big League Stars Great hitters produce some unique records In the way or rolling up their av- enisfes. Tulto the en HO of Ty Cohb. Last season Cobb led tho lon^im In hitting ,.nd Piled up a total of 308 hits. In dirt umups ns many us four hits In ono garrn*. During the scanon Just cloned Tyrus wns forced to bow before the sluRRlng prowess of Trls Speaker. Trlstran led Tyrus both in the mutter of hitting: nv- erage ns well as In the number of hits registered. Cblib failed to Innd as many snfo' Mows ilurlngr the 191ft season us he dirt In HUT'. Tot (luring the scnson Just finished "«'·' cmmied ns 'many as four lilts to :i y · 1 mi loss thnn seven times. Chinese Make Good in American Game INDIANAPOLIS. Oct, 14.--Ths Chlneso baseball team of Hawaii, which closed Its tour here lias made a greut record In this country. The Chinese nre, credited with winning thirty-seven out of f i f t y - n i n e games with college nines and sixty-one victories In 119 buttles with leading Independent club Three tics were played with tho Independents. Among the college aggregations But they regard Gibbons as tho runkliis; American middleweight and the cry is 'Get Gibbons for Lcs.' I've seen Mike In many of his fights, nnd I've seen t)arcy In several. A fight between tho two would be a lu-lu." Ball Players Waxed Fat During War Times, But Magnates Demand New Deal. f,vj..uv... »»,. ^....vx.r, ..It/ t..l,l1^Ftt: tlfelb l vfctt L!UJ4^1 , ,, ·'. t . , , f \ to lose, to the Chinese were Brown a n d i r o n is fl"' 15 passe, lots nnd lots of base Holy Cross. In thirteen games played In | h" 1 '^ are wondering just what s going and nround Philadelphia tlrt. orientals I to happen to them, financially speaking, won ten. At Jersey City they went flf- no** season. Wisconsin Cave Man Ridicules Championship Claims of Darcy and Gibbons. Declares He Won Middle Title sa«««. is showing: evidence of reform, in his habits and also of determination to fignt his way back to the hign esteem he once enjoyed in the opinion of boxing followers. For some time past the pair have been holding' for the In., New York city but their attempts to secure matches have not proven fruitful as yet. It is no fault of Moha's, however, as he has eagerly sought bouts with all comers. In one match with' Joe Co? a burly heavyweight, Moha made a chopping block of Cox and for his labor he received the princely sum of *4C, Through the splendid showing: that he made though. Moha succeeded In Betting the promoters' to match him. with Charley Weiner. There must be some Jinx following Hobert. nowever. as this contest twloe has been placed on the calendar as a fixture and each time postponed. Originally It was set for the lat- i ter part of September at Madison Square From Papke and Always Anxious to Defend. B O X I N G BOUTS THIS WEEK. Monday, Oct, 16. Battling Levlnslcy vs. Jack Dernpsey-- IB rounds at Salt Lake City. Spike Kelly vs. Lee Barrett-- 10 rounds, at Fond du Lac, WIs. Efldle Coulon vs. Joe Haley-- 10 rounds, at Cincinnati Oo. Kiel Williams vs. Al Shubert-- 6 rounds, at Philadelphia. Downey 10 rounds, at Columbus, O. Willie Astey vs. Artie vs. Johnny Griffiths-O'Leary--10 rounds, at New York City, Tuesday, Oc. 17, . Kid Curley vs. Young O'Neil -rounds, at Allentown, ra. Johnny Dundee vs. Jimmy Hanlon rounds, "at St. Louis, ro. Jock O'Brien vs. Henry Hauber --16 rounds, at · Norristown. Pa. Wednesday, Oct. 18. Benny Leonard vs. Ever Hammer--IS rounds, at Kansas City, Mo. Thursday, Oct. 19. Willie Meehan vs. Charley Miller--4 rounds, at Sacramento, Cal. Friday, Oct. 20. . Steve Latzo vs. Kid Curley--10 rounds. at Hazelton. Pa. ' That plaintive cry of protest rising out of the wilderness comes from Wild Bob Moha, the Wisconsin cave man. Now that the regular baseballing sea- | It i s a plea for recognition. tee.n Innlnes to win, 1 to 0 and ten inn- END OF A DAYS SHACK HUNT? li HAWAII-- LVMAN H. HOWE'S^ TRAVEL.FEJSTIVM. REPRODUCTI The bulk of the wartime contracts expired at the close of play last week. For all but a rare few whose guarantees extend into 1917. the days of bulk}- pay envelopes ara over. And now that the magnates are going to have their turn at bat. the players tiro what you might call apprehensive; they fear that the moguls are going to batter the wadding out of their wages. Which they ore. Shrieks of pain, anguish and distress will resound in the land just as soon us n the time comes for the signing of the 1917 contracts? The players will make these noises. The -only ones the magnates will exude will be: "Sign them papers, drat you.- or-go back to your job of'truck driving,"The boys who hnv» ·: oecome used to J5.000. tfi.OOO, J7.000. J8.000. J9.000 and J10.000 Incomes will have to be content with loss--oh, very mucn less. Wouldn't he surprising if the owners, who were "gouged" by the players when warfare existed, would fix $3,000 or $4,000 as 'ha maximum for the star performers--and much smaller wages for the ordinary athlete. Garry Drop* a Hint. , G. Herrmann, a Clnclhnnati gent, "tipped" the mitt of the magnates some time ago. He murmured that players in the future who get more than $3,000 or so must be very good baseballers Indeed. Just ordinary diamond athletes who pronged their bosses for from J3.600 to J6.000 when the Feds were alive and kicking will be fortunate if they can shake down their masters for $1,800 to $2.400. More than 75 wartime agreements expired this year; each club owner has cut looirc from at least four; some six or seven. The big bulk of the contracts, it ·will be remembered, were made, before the playing season of 1914 began. Because the Feds were signing up the Jumping boys for three years the "faithful" ones Insisted upon a similar courtesy from the organised folks. "The payrolls of major league ball clubc 1n 1J17 will be on an averss*. tf: 45 per cent smaller than In 1914. 1915 nnd 1918" one magnate said. "Some clubs will cut the out go at least EO per cent. The players had the whip hand three years. Now the . magnates wleM it. Turn about Is fair play." Just 'how the men who assumed contracts of Federal Leaguers arc going to reduce oalarles and keep "within the law" In a question at this time. Those contracts were worded in such a way that the renewal of them automatically given the player a salary Increase. Those Fed documents spcclcally state that upon expiration of tho contract, they can be renewed only by tha magnate granting to the player ''at least a 5 per cent Increase In the amount named In tht» contract." But those magnates will find ,1 way-to avsld not merely the granting of that Robert has been taking note of the stories of fabulous purses offered for a championship battle between tha famous Les Darcy and Mike Gibbons, and the difficulties attached thereto in bringing the rivals together, so the gorrilla shaped battler from the Badger state has decided to horn into the proceedings and try to gather some of the golden harvest that will accompany an encounter with the Australian sensation. By way of opening his campaign for a match with Darcy, Moha rises to remark that he would like to know wherein and how it, has come to pass that his championship claims have been ignored and the pretensions of Gibbons to the title have hecn generally accepted by ring followers everywhere. That is an honor. Moha says, which belongs to himself only by right of conquest and succession. According .to Moha, he can trace his claim legitimately back to one eventful evening i in June, 1911 when in the arena of a ' Boston club he accomplished, by dint of twelve strenuous rounds of battling, a victory over Billy Papke who at that time, had some substantial basis to Wis right to the middleweight championship. Ever since then, eo Moha declares, he has -always been ready and willing to defend his championship but he, never had the opportunity because ha was gradually shoved aside and j|ver- loolced hy more progressive m||dle- weights. His own indifference and a lengthy affair that he had with the little god of love .contributed toward the - sidetracking of Moha as a factor in the 158-pound division. increase but to cutting flrure. . it U thtm. O»cw. tii« · prp*ent of the contest the place became Involved In a law suit and the affair was called off. A new date waa cnosen for early In October, but the street car strike in Gotham made the staging of the show a risky financial proposition so again a postponement was ordered. Some days, when things break right, Moha hopes to get Into the ring with Weinert i.nd when he. does he declares thati the moving picture beauty will be thoroughly eliminated as a heavyweight factor. In tracing his claim to the middle- cljampionshlp Moha has built up a case that looks very reasonable. On this point, Moha, tiirough Manager Callahan, says: "I have never been very boastful, but I really believe that I am as much entitled to the middleweight championship as any man in the world today and here is my line of- reasoning for the claim: "Stanley Ketchel, you may remember, died in 1910. Billy Papke, who had fought Ketchel so many good fights, way generally regarded as the il'glltful claimant to the title and when Papke lost to Frank Klaus on a foul in, Paris, Klaus was called the champion. Everywhere George Chip got the credit of being the titleholder after he had knocked out Klaus, and then when Al McCoy stopped Chip, the Brooklyn boxer laid claim to the championship. "However all these pretenders overlook the fact that in 1311 I gained the referee's decision over Papke in a Boston ring, which was two years, earlier than Klaus beat the Illinois star. After that I chased Eddie McGoorty ali over a New York ring and later cornered him In Milwaukee and whipped him. I also have beaten Claboy in a ten round match. There was one decision against me. to Gfeorge Knockout Brown, but I have never been able to get Brown to meet me again. On the face of my record in the past don't yon think I nave a strong claim to the championship? "Now take the case of Mike Gibbons, who is looked upon as champion today. We fought at Hudson, Wis.. and -he affair ended when Gibbons deliberately quit and used the pretext of foul to cover up his actions. I want to fight Mike Gibbons again but if you mention my name to Mike he does more fancy footwork in dodging than he ever displayed in a, battle." Moha has only himself to blame for the refusal of boxing critics to consider him as a championship claimant because for two years the Badger bat- Uer .refused to train properly for a match. If he is serious now in his plan to fight his way back to the fop It will not require more than one or two matches to determine whether he is as good today as he was back in 1911 when he looked like a real star in the middleweight division. s Moha Is a rather peculiar personage. In physical -outline he is dumpy. Is only five, feet, . four inches tall. He , , . He weighs 160 pounds and says he can ir.ake 15S. Like Jack Dillon he is willing to fight any heavy weight from the biggest to the smallest. Also, as a middleweight he has tried to get matches with the top notchers of his division, but from Gibbons down they have avoided him like a pestilence. The whole trouble with Moha, is that he Is built like a circus strong: man. He hits hard. Is really x'ery clever as a. boxer and he is mighty hard to hurt with a punch. His neck is so short that a, crack on the Jaw scarcely annoys him. His broad chest and big arms are a buffer that take all wallops and apparently leave no string. By all form of to be a star. reckoning he ought now on. however, Moha has to take a more active part From decided In ring affairs and with that enJ view he has enrolled himself under the Banner of Patsy Callahan. a shrewd and cwreful manager. Callahan. by the way. was lh« v man who. piloted Eddie Mc- Oorty from obscurity to the heights of fame but just nbout tne time McGoorty could see the championship In view he rewarded his patron by tos'slnc him into the discard while he pursued sensuous lips and frlttertd away his time In the weakening pleasures or the primrose path. The result was that McGoorty, who always has hud the phyatcnl equipment and the punishing power pf .1 chnrnpion?" never got any nearer thnn the runner up oln.aa In his title quest CMllahan feels ccrt-n that In Moha he 'h«s a mlddleweiiOti who eventuillv will meet and take t»ir measure of ihe antipodean ring star. Tie Is pointing him that way now anrt hcfora tho present winter, is over he hopes that his efforts to secure n match will prove successful. Under the. guidance of Callahan. Moha. The boxing calendar for the current week contains a number of notable engagements, but the match that stand? out above all others Is the fifteen round fracas scheduled between Benny Leonard and Ever Hammer at Kansas City next Wednesday night. This contest promises some rare fis- tic entertainment. Here are two sturdy' youivg lightweights, of similar fighting style who lean more to the old. time roiKh-house fighter than they do to tho modern . Jab and dance boxer, and a combination of this kind will surely develop some real action. It will be a boxer of the I-eonard or Hammer type who will ultimately.wrest the championship away from Freddie Welsh. Both have had their chance at the title In ten round, no-declslon engagements nnd each n«td the distinction of having- the sporting writers and ring followers declare them winner over the titleholdcr. When l eonsrd was at the height of his fame In Tew- York city a mnteh was brought about with Welsh. To the clinmplon the nffnlr hiul no especial significance; !t was merely o n n ' o f a seor* of dates he wa« filling. Welsh failed to properly prepare hinie*!f for. battl*. and. EVEREADv offers F°!raKAME ^ $3,000 is the cash prize offered for a new word. interesting offer is made by the manufacturers of the famous E VERB AD Y lights. We are local headquarters for. this $3,000 prize offer. Come in and get a free Contest Blank--it tells the whole story. Come now. THE KOKSMEYER CO. 138 SOUTH TENTH Join the Cornhusker Football Team On Special Train to Portland, Ore., to Meet the Oregon Aggies Lv. Lincoln 10:30 p. m. Tuesday, Oct. 17 AT. Fremont 12:15 a. m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 Lv. Fremont 12:30 a. m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 AT. Portland 9:00 a. m. Friday, Oct. 20 VIA UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM the route that is double tracked, Sherman gravel ballasted and protected by automatic electric block safety signals; follows the scenic Columbia river for 200 miles and affords daylight view of natural wonders that have become world-famous. The crack Cornhusker aggregation be worked out at\ various points along: the way, special stops having been provided for this purpose. For complete information about fares, Pullman sleeping car reservations, etc., apply to E. B. SLOSSON General Agent 1044 O St. PhoneBl167 the result was that Leonard smote him 1 so frequently and so viciously that tho champion was a woeful looking sight, at the end of the ten rounds. Then ths sporting writers of the metropolis, to the man began to turn verbal flip-flops and beat torn toms in heralding to a w-iilting world the coming of a prospective new champion. It was hot stuff while it lasted, and Leonard and his shrewd handlers raked In .the golden coin tlfcrefrom. Then came the 'rematch: This time Welsh was not caught nupping. He actually · buckled down to the weary grind of training, did more road work than he had Jn many months before, took off the billowy paunch that was beginning to appear, and when he entered the ring he was as near to the height of physical perfection ;)3 he ever can hope to reach again. They say the champion opened the eyes of all .onlookers that evening. He was so fast and so aggressive that Leonard, who had counted on meeting another slow-moving champion, was utterly bewildered. Welsh won off by himself and Leonard never had a look in. BMt in justice to Leonard it must be admitted that his prestige was not utterly clouded over by that defeat. He fared as well and probably much better than any other opponent would have done with Welsh In the condition he was that night. There has beeim no attempt since then to bring Welsh' and Leonard together over the ten-round route, because it is generally realized that if this match is staged It will be merely a repetition of their two previous engagements. What Leonard wants now is a long battle with the title holder. . In twenty rounds or more he believes that he will trounce the champion. x When Hammer fought Welsh In Milwaukee last spring: the contest .developed one of the best scraps of the season and Hammer generally was acclaimed the winner. This was another instance, however, where Welsh was careless about training. He made only a pretense or preparation, so when he squared away before the bristling blond the champion was unfit to wage the kind of rushing warfare that Hammer Immediately started. It was a badly ma rked-up champion that left the rinf at the final song while the. name and fame of Hammer was spread broadcast. Now Hammer is pointing himself f o r , a real.'title scrap with "Welsh, and he hopes to realize his ambition before the closing of winter. In the meantime, "however, the com- ng battle between Hammer nnd Leonard is certain to hnVe an important bearing o n - t h e future piMMfi- l -«;,-t«.th l ,Utle,ca«pir- ints. A decisive'defeat for either would" be a setback that would t-'ke considerable .on.iisicnl victories to offset. Get ywvs repaired at ) Gfone Oowman Cycle DO, New Location, 1626 0 St. Largest in the city. Frazier Cycle Company 231 So. 11 \ L-9174 1 Trie most pleasant time for riding is here. We handle the best m the cycle world umbii, Flying Merkle, and Excelsior. Also a complete line ?t' accessories and supplies. ^Ve invite your inspection. i . i.. I- lEWSFAPESr

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