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f AGE SIX. THE DAILY COURIER.-CONNEl-LSVILLE, PA. SATURDAY, APRIL 33. 191S. FAMOUS ATHLETES NOW IN UNCLE' SAM'S SERVICE AT GAMP LEWSS, WASHINGTON TRIPLE IN UPPERS Joe Cantillon of the Minneapolis Millers, says he has no patience with ball players who kid; on being assigned to upper berths or even doubling up in them. "Why, we used to trip!* In uppers," says Joe. Some one caressed doubt as to that and then Joe explained the "system." "We worked it by relays," he said. "Two hours in bod and two hours on watch. At the end of two hours, the man on the inside of the berth had to get ont, the man on the ontside moved over and the man who had been sitting up on watch climbed In." Brown to Be Manager. ' llordecai. ("Three-fingered") Brown, j famous as a pitcher in his halcyon J3ays, will manage the Terrc Haute !:Iab of the Central league this year. These eipht famous athletes hnve deserted the field of sport for the field eft. battle and athletic slory for Old Glory. 'They are now serving at Camp Lewis. American Ltifcc. Washington. Seated, left to right: Lieut, W. L, Stanton, former football coach; CnpL L. A, Wattelet, baseball manager and owner "of several Western teams: Itev. Father J. Calvin, former Dublin university football star, and Itobert L Simpson, world's champion hurdler. ^ Standing:, left to right: Corp. L. E. Ireland, featherweight wrestler; Capt. T. G. Cook, director of athletics at Camp Lewis; Willie Ritchie, former lightweight champion boxer, a ad Eddie Heinholz, former star all-round athlete of the State college oÂ£ Washington. WELKER COCHRAN IS PICKED BY CRITICS Hc!l Thone 21S ". fith St. Youngster Being Selected to De; throne Hoppe of Crown. Iowa Youth Has Been Improving Hte I Billiards by Lc=ps and Bounds Since He First Broke Into Unelight Years Ago. Time was when the man v.-ho mentioned any billiard player as a possible successor to Willie Hoppe as balk-line chiimplon was ridiculed. The Idea was preposterous, the talent declared. Eoppe was so pre-euinent in his line that there was not tlie remotest chance of anyone displacing him, Hoppe is still pre-eminent, his wizardry with the cue is as faultless as 'ever, but nevertheless his mutchleas play is be-ng approached by a youngster who is planning a campaign to culminate in a challenge for Hoppe's many titles. Â· _^' Welker Cochran, the Iowa jouth, has ' : been improving his billiards by leaps ] and bounds since he first broke Into f the- limelight a few years a;:o. On a | tour with Hoppe two or three years ago Cocnran looked like a novice be- Jimmy Page was the first man to side the master billiardist, but he j wbip John L. Sullivan, but the records worked hard, continually studyin? I are silent. They credit James J. C'or- Hoppe's game and improving his own. bett with that lone distinction. This year he has shown such phe- i Jimmy'Page was headmaster of the nomenal Billiards, that critics believe ! Dwight School, Springfield street. Boshe would be able to give the champion. I ton, ilass.. and one of his twelve-yenr- trouble at his favorite' talk-line? j old mischief-makers was onn John L. games. ! Sullivan. One day, after the young Cochran Is also a talented three-i men's teacher.could no longer endure cushion player. Ho has never entered j Sullivan's idleness and trickiness, he competition for tire champioi.shlp per- j sent for Jimmy Page, long a hero in baps for the same reason tlut Hoppe * Boston's school circles. .-has refused to compete for these | "Step up here, young man," said Jlm- Sionors. i my to John I,. "Xow yon'rp going to The National Three-Cushion Bii- i learn better manners." Hard association rules make it imper- j And John L. stepped up nnd. with- atlve for a champion to d'jfend his ! out a whimper, took his rat-tanning In title every two or three raonths if . front of the whole class, there is a challenge and Hoppe has 'Â· But the records don't say a word never considered the honor worth the ! abont this first defeat of John L. Sul- trouble. In the last two years there | Uran. have been so many three-cushion cbam- that FIRST MAN TO WHIP TR4NSFER COMPANY Genera! Light and Heavy Hauling. Local ar.d Long Distance Moving. JAMES W. STRANGE Con! and Coke, Conncllsrillc. j A Wo hnve it on good authority that ., .Tan-ii Evers will have a prominent plena that scarcely anyone remembers who they were. Atfredo De Oro has held the title three times In [ chin in the American League raca, that length of time. This rule probably also keeps Cochran from competing. Â» Program For Next Week MONDAY Love That Battled Against Hate is the Story Told in Â·REVEJS'GE" A Jtetro Production in 5 Acts. Also a. Selected Keystone Comedy. TUESDAY Thos. II. Jnce Presents HOY STEWART in "KEITH OF THE BORDER" Triangle Production in 5 Acts. Also a Selected Comedy. WEDNESDAY Bluebird Photoplays Presents HSRBKRT R.AWUNSON in "BRACE UP" Wonderful Production in 5 Acts. Also a Good Comedy in 2 Acts. I T H U R S D A Y \Villiam A. Brady Presents CARLYLE BLACKWKLL and J U N E KI.VIDGE in "THE WAY Ol'T" World Production in 5 Acts. Universal Current Events. Also a Good Comedy. FRIDAY SATURDAY Ralph Inco ^'resents MAE MARSH in "FIELDS OF HONOR" Goldwyn Production in S Acts. Also a Rip Roaring Comedy. --CODING-- JIAHEL NORMAND IS 'Â·DODGING A MILLION" WILLABD IN EXCELLENT SHAPE TO MEET FULTON JOSEPH SI. SCHE.VCK PRESENTS NORXCA TALMADOE IN 'The Secret of the Storm Country" WONDERFUL PRODUCTION IN 8 ACTS. ALSO A GOOD COMEDY. A IX5VE THAT BATTf.BD AGAINST HATE IS THI3 STORY TOLD IN "REVENGE" A METRO PRODUCTION IN 5 ACTS. ' ALSO A KEi'STOiXE CO.1EEDY IN 2 ACTS. This, the very latest photograph tafc- en of Jess WUlard. disproves the . tales that have persistent!;' appeared } about .the great weight wlrch Jess is ' supposed to be aocumulatinj. As this photo shows him. he is iu splendid con- ; ditioo, onj would not necii a terrific ' amount of work to conation himself for a bout with Fred Fulton or anyone else. Since Fulton knocked out Frank ; lloran ois claim to a match with Wil- . larti has naturally become more insistent. The only other man oa the listic Â· horizon Is Jack Dempsey, and Fulton seems to have first claim. I5ab Koehe. ^'ho hits h-en ek v cteU cuptttin of the Princeton o.frht. Is thÂ«? on!v umn with much experience in school, and who lias never rowed in a varsity -crew. He stroked his freshman eight In 1915. and wa; a member of the second crew in the two snbse- queut seasons. 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