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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Saturday, February 16, 1918
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PAGE SEE. THE'DAILY COURIER, CONNBLLSVILLE, PA. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1918. WRESTLING IS JUST AS MANLY S! AS BOXING, THOUGH NOT AS POPULAR : '. StraDfiVtnaf the reformers nrr»r FIRST WOOL GIVEN TO THE KNITTERS BY THE · · · · · . ·-COMFORT COMMITTEE O F T H E NAVY LEAGE . . ::ira»y. tf the .limit.. to slam-.boiing. tTttey -brine Out their. hammers, a£alnst /Sunday baseball and horse radnt, but, ·ii's- rale, n they.iiCTer'inaJEe as much ms'\ *.'.wblinper agalrist..the mat came. ~'..:. ] · ·'i'BoxlDC. according to Jour beat lit- ·il« reformers. Is- brotaL" Baseball on 'Sunday, and horse racing are demot- aliiint. We bave~th»:word ot to* r*- ifwrnen tor it, -wtJch dcwsn't mate It 'aMnimoDS by » whole lot, but: the; jceatiaiie tb'yelp. -~-~ . . 1 . . . ..;.., [ Wwstiloj;, when properly ctnutactcd, 1 · -Jott-as ranch a. manly- sport u bov llnj, though notas popn]«r. 8nt wrest- 'ilng, at it was conducted in the recent 'rntcrnatlotial tournament In Hew York, !was a knock to itse^- StiU, no one, iinit)*"inwli of a howl except a couple of wrestlers, who protested against los- ·InC: part of their anatoailei j; i ^Stnmgler 1 ' LewliC" who was nnrcn [in-etjdsnce in toe-recent toarpey, u»e» ·whet he cilia a Deadlock.- It jnst manes escape-being a -twin for the .strangle hold, which Is under the ban, but because there, was no rule against Lewis' hold; he was allowed to get 'away with it to the point where be ·.came.'.eiose to -.taking Wladek Zbysrko on a. personally conducted tour to a .world ""unknown,. The head hold Is apparently more 'dangerous than the strangle hold. It ls_ w .dangerous that Zbysjko became unconscious" from the effects o£ it, and .eteryoDe jsho saw,.the .match agrees .that It should be barred. . . "Wrestling" Is very much a man's sport. 'It requires ability,to stand an. unlimited amount of punishment and It requires men of great strength, bat It sKonld-be cleansed'of."such things as the head. hold. It, can get along without'. them,-":ond .\the promoters sbould'se* toJt'that the game is pro- 'tected--'byirule*'3rhicb.'.1eave no opening" fop bone-crushing methods. EOUELWCH RETIRES- ^ i; : ' FROM HURLING DUTIES jrlljt iwMjn for. alf tboe. He haa be- ' foni* -a«iodat*d yirtth the · Submarine Bo»t,c)rpor«tloii. cif Bayonaa, N. . J. .· · '' Heiilb«id,..'wa« 'with 'the "Boston; : BmTW 5a»t tfasm, tmt did little work. · - - · · " ' SEEN IN REC1EIPTS · fading -Off Noted In Gat*. Money at " '.+ -" Pittoburflh-- Retrenchment ..Will .: --,.» ......... Uktly Follow. .,:..-. ./-.. v i .' '·£." - '·-8uc«MtBl a»--KttKbnrgh's footbnn '?*tmsm was, -from -a -sporting etand- ' .·petat,"Uie i recelpt« showed a falling oft !"lw«n:jireTlowi-y«iirm. -War-condition's, ' of ieoorsc^were responsible and tte re- ;,»ult.nUl- be 4, iwnerar policy of re- tmnanoent, glpce proceeds from tb.6 _. * pddlrwa ,8pb.rt, .as jwlth .other. Instifn- ".floniTar* abtmally railed open to pro- -! 8a» - :ihe::flnews for. the conduct ;of '"ether j»rts. There Is a ]?robabUlty, '^HaweVer'; fl«J there Wffi b«xno wre«-_ '" "ifiii* J anfl' "tKat'telsiebair win" be : con- dno(eI"onry"ori an Intrarflnral' ba«lv ' b« 'swimming and " " " BIG TRIO IN 1900 ; ; SOLD FOR $15,000 : A TFar;.year t -fcnfi $75,000 la paid for two bMwbaH players. Rather n far cry from the day "when the old . Baltimore club sold John McOraw, WUbert Robinson .and Billy-Keeler--a great JT.trlo In those daj*--to the St. tonis club for $15,000. · At that time, the deal was re- : - garded as the-lst^ord'in baac- -". ball 'extravagance.;'. That same" ' "yeor^-lflop; '·iHtl£' tie redaction. of -the "Rational league from a 12 tb : an -S-clat ctrcnlt--^Pltts- bnrgh gave J25.000 and five play- erg,' one of whom was Jact Cbesbro,. for 14 men of the : Ixrulsyille''clnb, WARD MILLER NOW IN NAVY Notr*^ Dame. Star. Football and Track .;; Jrtmn.'Now. In Detention -Camp at "-.-'·V '. .'..· -Gr«irt.Lakea,,!;. , star football and track njanVof -the ^TfniTeraltj.'oI'Kotre Dnmo,. ia: in^'the detentioa ouhp 'bn'tiie Great Lakea" statioh,V H(B*"was discovered by Obarler-'Baiihjnan^of^Hie same school, who playeI:on ; th athletic teams with Miller, "Both tare arranged to enter the petty , officers 1 iciooJiat' the end of thelri detention periods. - Miller was considered one of the -befit fulTback protject«_Hie jfresnman" team at Notre Dame eref -hid; ijHe polled a tendon early last Benson and was ont of all the varsity contests. HB Intends to nffer Ms .services to. the station teams. COACH ENTERS FLYING CORPS C. M. Price, Athletic Director of Gan ' Dlejo Hlflh School, AwalU .V'".':' Call ·« Aviator. A coach who bronght a football anfl a baseball championship of. southern 'California to'San Dle^'in one year awaits irammonj to 3do the rrlarlon corps. He Is O. 51. Price, athletic director of the San -Diego high school, -ono of the best-knoKn conches-in California prep school- athletics. Under his direction the baaelHLllr team won the 1817 .chon/plonshlp and the football eleven the 1016-17 honors. WINNERS OF EXCITING ICEBOAT RACE RECENTLY HELO NEAR RED BANK, N. J. The photograph shown herewith presents John Cononer, sheet tender, and Mart Bavelaml, skipper of the winning Iceboat "Say When," which came out ahead In an excitiBS race at Red Bank, N. J. ··To those woo are engaging themselves in knitting sweaters, socks,.mu tfters and other such, wearing apparel for oar boys in here and abro ad, the navy comfort committee of th e Navy League is giving wool gratia. This has given great impetus to the kuitUog phase of way work, as a gr eat many who were unable to maie these .articles because of tie high, price ot wool now have their chaoce. SWEDES ESTABLISH MANY NEW RECORDS Complete Most · Successful Athletic Season in History. Truck and Field Athlete* Hive Made Womlerful Strides and Will Be Fao. .torato Bo Feared in Year* · ; . - · . / t o Come. ...Notwithstanding. Its proximity to the scene of. the European war, Sweden has Just completed the most successful athletic season In the history of sport in that country, TJndor the coaching of Ernie HJertberg, formerly prominent in American, amateur and professional athletics, .the Swedish track and field performers hive made remarkable strides and wlll-be-factors to be feared in years to come when International trade competrUons shall have been resumed. New Swedllh Record* · Twenty-twq_ new Swedish records were established, four of these bcloR new world's records. Three of these world .record performances were tbo work, of John Zander, tlie phenomenal long-distance roan, whose defeat of Ted iferedlth at.1,000.meters in the Stockholm atadium In October, 1D10, will be recalled. A Bqlln, who tied with Zander on that occasion In 2:31.2, equaling the world's.record, has two of the new Swedish records to h!s credit, and Zan- iler has three, apart from bis world's* records. Both. Zander and Bolln are spedtil pupils of Ernlo Hjerberg. Zander's .'world's records are: 1,600 meters, 3:M.7i 8,000 meters, 8:35.7; 2,XX meters, 5:31. IUs best performance was .the 1,000-mcter ran, which Zander ran alone. The former record, 3 :SSJS, was held by Abel Kivlat Zander clipped .no less than 52 seconds from Attlla's record In the 2,000 meter run, and nine-tenths of a second from the 8,000-meter flgures. The other ·world's record to go was for throw- in j-'the Jovelini best throw with each band," in which Yngv.e Hackner set a record of 11458 meters, : Other Marks Mado." Tho other new Swedish records established .follow: .60-mater dasb, 6.9 seconds; 200 meters, 22.1 seconds; 400 meters, SO seconds (Bolln); 440 yards, B0.8 seconds; 800 meters, 1,55.2 (Bolin);. one mile, 4:17;5 (Zfl?aer); 6,000 meters, -14:5fl.O (Zander); ( 400-meter hurlers, B0.1 ucconds; font-man relay, 400 meters, 48.1 seconds; foni-man re- Iay, t 8p0 meters, 1:31J. j four-man relay, 1,000 meters,- 8:28.3; four-man relay, .6,000 meters, 17 mlnuten; high jump, 1.89 .meters; pole vault. 3,883 meters; ditens throwing, .both hands, 83.40 meters;, running three .mn*s, 14:38.7 (Zander)'.; 1,000-raotor relay,'first man rtmn!nB;100. meters, second 200, third S00.'aad::io.arth .400, 2:1.8, One new record was also established in the peculiarly Swedish contest known as the "m'ellanhop," a Jorap for length, orcr th*. gymnasium home. Yanlftes and Indina Play. . .Tlie Kew..Torlc Nationals and Cleveland Americans have arranged a sclieflule of ten games to be' played between tile two teams on their training trips nesrt spring. . . . ARMY CAMP B O X I N G IN. STRUCTORS NOT EXEMPTED FROM DRAFT The district exemption board has refused Willie Ritchie's data that be should not be put in class one under the new questionnaire, on the ground that he Is "in the military service." .The board ruled thtit boring frtstruc- . tors are not in the military service, aad are mibject to draft the same as other Individuals. iAJORS FAVOR MANY PRMiMRY GAMES Several Exhibition Contests Scheduled by Big Clubs. JIU-JITSU EXPERT HERE TO INSTRUCT Allan Smith of London and Tokyo, a wcll-knowa jlu-jltsu expert, photographed at Camp 0pton, L. L, whoro ho is Instructing the officers in the Japanese art of Belf-defeaue. Mr. Smith lived .in Japan for many years, where he becarao a innster In fcha science. He IB wearing the-uniform of a Dnlted States athletic instrurtor. STAR HURLER.HAS .ENLISTED Finnegan of Goorgetown l« Now In Medtcat Corps of Army--Plays Baseball and Footbtll. Bugeno J, Flnoegan. of'" Buffalo, a member of the Cootfoyll sqriad aud ijtar Iiitchar on Uw hnseball ' team at Georgetown, hns' enlisted la tile median! eorpa of rhe army, . Pinnetran lui^ ployed football at Georjc-lovvo (in- years. ' . · Elfiht of Ten Teamo Will Tour With Rivals En Ronta North From Southern Training Camps--Others Follow Usual Plans. Ten major league clubs irill devote from a week to ten days of their spring training season this year to exhibition contests with teams from their rival leagues. Eight of the too dnbs win tcrar with, rival ieagne teams en route northward from DlJdc, nnd the two St. Lonis clubs are planning to stage their un- nunl spring series In the Monnd City. The teams which are scheduled- to hook up to exhibition tours, eiclnslve of the Cards and Browns, are as follows: Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers. yps Tork Giants and Cleveland Indians. New York Tantees and Boetpn Braves. Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Bed Sox. Other big ieastio teams, regardless of whether or not all arrangement's for spring training have been announced to date, will follow their usual training programs, playing exhibition con- tts with minor leaffue clubs as they trek bade home to open the major league schedules on April 10. American League Clubs. "American leajrae clubs may spend a feu* days longer in training than their national lcm--ue rivals if they wish to do so. There is a ruling In the National league which limits clubs to a month of training, and because of this rale no clnb In tho mother circuit will Ktnrt 'active training earlier .than Unrch 16. ... As wne the case in 1018, the Chicago Cubs will cover more territory than nny other team on their training trip. Wceghmna's team will trnln at Pasadena, Col., 'and will probably be the first to lenve for camp, as the trip to tlie Golden state will consume all of a week. Tho . world's champion White Sor will hie themselves to Mineral Weils, Trac., lust tis they did last yenr. Co- rnieliey'n team should he a great draw- Ing card in minor leap-o cities in the middle "West which will be visited on tho wny hack to the Northland. Tho Giants will train at MarllE nnfl the St. Louis teams may also train In Te--as. Camps of Other Teams. The Dodgers and Sed Sox nro scheduled to trnln at Hot Springs, Ark., ana TVnahinston win return to Augusta, Oa., while the Cleveland lodiiins will visit New Orleans trace again. Tho Phillies and Athletics ore scheduled to condition themselves In Florida as ''per usual," and.the Pirates, having assorted Hot Springs, will train in Georgia, according to plans annoauccd eome time ago, The fact thnt so many mojor league clnhs will chance joint exhibition tours In minor league territory shows that tlia dub owners are coniidea'tr of getting results despite the war. ITALY SAYS BALLS AND BATS USELESS "Baseballs and bats are useless .Joys," is the dictum pronounced by the Italian customs authorities In placing tt ban on the Importation of these articles. for Americans Jn Italy. Recently the Americans purchased the few baseballs available here and then ordered more from the United States. There also is a shortage of bats. Thomas N. Page, the American ambassador, has been petitioned to secure an exemption of baseball equipment from the recently enacted law against the Importation of all luxuries. It ia claimed the game is necessary to maintain the health at the Americans iPERFECT SCORE KIT BY CAPTAIN DAVIS CAPTAIN LOST TO FORDHAM Track Leader Dale Leaves College to Jain Naval Reserves--Third to Get Into w B!fl Gam«." Fordhcm university lost another good athlete when. EXUnand J. Dale, captain of this year's track team, resigned and left colJoge In answer to a call to tlie colors from tbc United States naral reserve. Eddie Is a former Maroon basket ball , captain, and has played In the outfield and twirled ' on the nine. Last year he came ont | for the track team and ran n fine race for Fordham in the annual relay car- niral of the "University of Pennsylvania. Dale Is the third Fordhnm tithletic captain of a major sport for this year to get Into the "big game.*' Bull Lowe, v?ho had been elected captain of tho 1017 eleven, has been on the firing line for several months with the Fordham university ambulance unit, and DJck McGinn, cnptaln-elcet of the 1918 nine, Is now stationed at the Chnrlesfown navy yard as a member of the United States naval reserva ATHLETES MUST SHOW SHAPE OatebaEI Players Must Present Themselves at Various Training Camps In Condition. Baseball placers will not be pampered athletes this yenr--not by any man- ner'of means, "With a training limit of SO days, it Is op to the plnyers to present themselves at training camp In good condition. No time can be wnsted in remortng the suyerflnons collection of adipose tissue acciunn- Inted through the easy Trinter months. The athletes most do their otm reducing nt home. Other ball debs nre to follow the scheme, and letters are going all over tho country notifying the athletes of the diamond to be up and dolnp. They I will have to stnrt orerclslng fn Imme gymnnsluros, or If none are Imndy they will hnve to Jmprorjge training:, quarters for themselves. It Is hoped by this nipnns to get in at least two weeks of work ·which ordinarily is dono nt the. club's expense .In. some southern training camp. Gapt. Leon H. Davis of the Boston A. A. Gon-club, in a recent tournament made n perfect score, smashing 20"* targets in as many shots. The previous club record was 09, also held by Davis. \ GOLFERS MAKE A VAST ARMY It Is Estimated That Recruits of Game Are 100,000 a Year--Most Pop.- ular Sport. 'AHbongh there Is no -way of ascertaining accurately the number of new recruits enrolled as golf devotees each I "season. It has been estimated that no! fewer than 100,000 join the ranks ever;? year. And those who are In a posi- Ition to jndge say this estimate is conservative. There Is no doubt that goll now has more actual participants than any other sport. Baseball has thousands of players nnd millions of spectators each season, but when It comes to actual players, golf un]uestionably has more thiin baseball. This Is true because there nre no age limits or weight limits in golf. A great many people pJay goH to make weight, but if they liad to make weight to play--well that would be different. There arc approximately 11,000 goH courses In this country. This numboi does not Include the Hnfcs laid ont on many private estates. There Is no way of finding out how many of these there nre. If it were possible, the total' number of. courses would be greatly ia« creased. Tennis Rulea to Be Same. Conforming to the request pi" Maj. Georg** T, Adue, president of th'e United Stutes.Natlonnl Linva Tennis association, no changes will be advoeiHed for the playing .rules nt the coming a'DQ«aI meeting ot the organization. New Amateur Athletic Division. A new amateur athletic union division Is to be formed of clubs in Kansas City, Mo., nnd other bJj cities in Kansas and Jfebraskii. Mr* 03 IPetoy T C. A. VOIGHT -*- V/HEM T)o Nocv START IW ? -'." A" TOOK.- T36v ----~ j*^

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