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Waterloo Evening Courier And Waterloo Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - February 17, 1916, Waterloo, Iowa 10 WATERLOO EVENING COURIER AND REPORTER Til IRS DAY FEBRUARY 17 BASKETBALL NEWS OF THE SPORTING WORLD A GREAT UHLAN RETIRED FROM RACE TRACK Declares Keokuk Franchise Transferred Before Annual City Delegates Allowed To Vote Davenport Feb pears to be a glaring discrepancy in the claims made by M E Justice president of the Central association in his feverish desire to invade Rock Island Did you know for instance that the Keokuk franchise was red to Rock Island on Oct Well it least M E Justice claims it was in the letter which he recently wrote Garry Herrmann chairman of the national commission Now arises the knotty question If the Keokuk franchise was shifted to the Islanders in October was Keokuk doing at the Burlington meeting in January when it posted its forfeit to retain membership in the Central Association and to cast the tie vote for M Waterloo and gates please Thank Now answer the above question tlie Albert R Tearney revealed some of the contents of Justice's letter to Herrmann when he paid his visit to Rock Island Monday Mr Justice makes some startling claims in that document He says he purchased the right to the Rock Island territory early in September that ME tion money was forwarded to quarters and that on Oct 9 he trans- ferred the Keokuk franchise Now Just to freshen your ory a bit let's review what happened last month When the Contral held its mid-winter meeting in Burlington In January a fight was made against the re-election of tice as president Four clubs cast their ballots for Norton of ton Justice had three clubs ins him but on the day the ing Keokuk surprised everybody concerned by posting its 5600 forfeit for a franchise and then cast the tie vote for the Keokuk broke the tie by voting for himself Waterloo and lered Murder Keokuk's presence in the Burlington meeting was simply a and that Justice dragged in his hum town just for the purpose of saving a joh for himself There seemed to be some merit in the contention of the insurgents when It was ed some days later that the Keokuk franchise had been shifted to Rock Island Now if the Keokuk franchise was transferred on October 9 what was Keokuk doing at the Burlington meeting and why was it necessary to again transfer the Didn the first operation It like a raw political move to deceive the National commission and there are some bears over on the C A beat who will make an awful roar when they learn thai Keokuk hasn't been in the league since October fl San Francisco Cal Feb K G Billings the famous New York millionaire and sportsman has con- the reports received here from time to time that Uhlan the trotter the light harness world has ever known has been retired from further speed tests According to Mr Billings who Marshalltown They claimed that owns the horse the black gelding will rest on his laurels of the world's record mile In a quarter In 27 seconds a half In 56 seconds and a number of other performances that stand as world's records In the future Billings will use Uhlan as n saddle The son of Bingham is now 12 years old but still retains his of foot Thorson Believes Gotch and Would Draw Biggest House in Iowa Lewis nn Jo won Tinker to Look After Distillers Waterloo's contention that M E Justice is not the legally elected ident of the Central association is be- ing corroborated dally From the moment that Keokuk posted its for- feit at the annual meeting held in Burlington on Dec 12 the Waterloo and Marshalltown delegates ed that President Justice was lug to underhanded political methods to save himself from defeat When President Justice cast his own vote to decide the election the Des Moines Feb 17 Oscar son wrestling promoter of Des Moines is one of a large number of lowans who believe that the Stecher match if it ia held it will be should he staged in Des Moines a number of good arguments iu favor of this city as the site for the big contest First he declares that some Iowa or braska city is entitled to the match because the principals in the affair are from these states Des should be favored be- cause it is nearer Chicago apolis St Paul St Louis and sas City which will send thousands of fans to tho mutch if it is held within their reach Gives Treasons The Des promoter es another good reason He says there are many lowans who are pulling for Gotch to beat Steelier but who secretly believe that the Humboldt giant will be unable to do so on the other hand every is certain Steelier can turn the trick Everyone knows that a 111 Fob Joe Tinker of the Chicago Cubs has closed a deal whereby he will super- the players of the Peoria I league team this season Details have been arranged and the papers will be signed In ton days proposition to Peoria fans called for the wiping out of a debt of hanging over the club from last year The fans committee an- the had been sub- scribed The Peoria Amusement company has agreed to turn over the franchise to the Peoria Pans association The new organization is being ated Tinker explains to the fans that he had the players ready to turn over to the association at the proper time and that the name of the new manager would bo announced in a few days The Fans association and Tinker will split fifty-fifty the association furnishing the franchise and Tinker the manager and players The new association will start free from debt and with approximately in the treasury Players ed over by the Tinker become the property of the Peoria club The games this season will be played at Lake View park Teachers High To Tackle West High ite win than lose Hence the kan fans would come to Des Moines in as large numbers as lo Omaha or Lincoln whereas many of the lowans would remain at home rather than go to the Nebraska towns This is argument and it must be ad- mitted that there is some logic in it Opponent Adolph Frank match Feb 22 with West high basketball wil State Teachers col- lego high school team at the Y M C A gymnasium tomorrow evening The Teachers high has been an enviable record having defeated the Cedar Falls high eas high and other strong teams in this the Teachers to the west high players are not expecting a victory over the vis tomorrow evening they are pre- paring to give the Normal city five an interesting battle The west high team will be -I T t local delegation opened hostilities j Edward Santel in San Francisco Mr Justices vote was in violation of j should measure the the The constitution hack more than was believed provides that the association shall bei at first for Santel It has become composed eight clubs located known is Adolph Ernst considered within 1 short time by cities The same constitution the best light heavyweight in the tho Players who have been provides that the association shall i business with the exception of Earl out of thc owing to failure to elect Us officers Mr Justice is not ji 1 Caddock the Anita la bov who in their studies but wrestle hero next Tuesday night Away that Just now the match i The east high team is scheduled to h 1 at at tomorrow a new San Francisco promoters who are j ing and at La Porte on and i each other in an effort to get game with Independence howl is in doubt and may be called Independence defeated the local agent the president objected voted to retain his position j the contract Waterloo has been accused of Gotch is quoted as saying he doe sorting to tactics in this Know who will get the contract Steam while the Orange and Black on Keokuk's former furniture says he will rail off all I men have a victory to their credit Now comes the admission from Mr i tions it the wrangling does not stop iover La Porte City Justice that Keokuk's franchise The sporting editor of Tho transferred to Rock Island on er received an article entitled 9 laio In view of that KeeP History Straight from a Justice stands convicted of wrestling fan of Lansing la who the office which he now holds in a Plea for the recognition of TO Chicago Feb catcher was sold GOLF BULLS TO COST LESS WILL BOOST SPORT Balls Sell for 25 Gives New Players an ity to Game at Big Uon in Cost Most of the popular makes of golf balls will bo cheaper this season and fa addition there will be two 25 cent balls on the market This news was confirmed by a of Wright Ditson company this week who explained that his firm as well as A G ing Brother will market a remade ball this spring for two bits The expiration of the Haskell patent on rubber cored balls April 11 1910 is the contributing factor in the reduction of prices but Mr explained that the ers were reducing the balls more than the former royalty charged by the Inventor The royalty was 50 cents a dozen Two Companies Market Cheap Balls The cessation of the patent may mean that the American market will be flooded with European balls and American manufacturers are trying to forestall this altho they do not exactly fear it because of the scarcity of rubber In the warring nations The two manufacturers that are to sell the two bit balls claim they will lose on the but explain that they hope to make up for tho loss by the additional players who will he drawn into the Scotch game The cheap balls arc not so lively as the higher priced spheres and are de- signed for beginners who as they become proficient are expected to demand better balls Announces Prices The company will ket four balls which will retail for 75 cents the Red Honor the Bullet the Wizard and the Witch the Baby Dimple and the Orange Domino at 65 cents the Glory Dimple and the Black Domino at 50 cents the Red Dot at 40 cents and the Bob a new ball at 25 cents The old Green Honor has been dropped the Red Honor remaining at the same price as Is the case with the Baby Dimple The Glory and the Black Domino aold last year for 65 cents and the Red Dot at 50 cents The new 25 cent ball will be a recovered ball the old cores of other balls and the seconds of various grades being used Wright Ditson have reduced the National Floater from 65 cents to 50 cents the Blue and Red Circle balls from 50 cents to 40 cents and have added a new ball the Bogie which will retail for 25 cents The other balls are the Black Circle Dimple and the Bisk mesh or 75 cents the Black Circle with the bramble ing at 65 cents and the Birdie or Yellow Circle Dimple at the same price Whippet Reduced 10 Cents The balls have been reduced as Diamond Ace and Deuce from 75 cents to 65 cents and the King Bee and Queen Bee from 50 cents to 40 The Diamond has been cut from 65 cents to 50 cents The Goodrich prices as compared with last year Whippet orange and green from cents to cents and the black maroon and purple from 75 cents to 50 cents each The St Mung company is the American firm which will maintain last year's prices The Silver King which formerly sold in America when it was possible to get them as this ball was not lowed to be sold under the Haskel patent except in Great Britain for 51 has been reduced to 75 cents Paint Discarded As will be seen while a number of balls will sell at the top price o 75 cents the reduction in the prices or other balls is quite appreciable While thousands of the American golfers will play with the balls the great bulk of golfers wil use the lower priced spheres A feature of the golf is that none of them will be with Perma paint Some of the ball were covered with this preparation last year as it was claimed it gave the spheres a whiter hue This proved to be a fallacy as the ing had a tendency to collect the dust and make the balls darker Quick Pulmotor BESIDES MASKED THE THAT MAKE-UP OM IT'S TIME To GO THE PUBLIC IS AND SAME OLD STUNT t MUCH LONGER -TH eY STAMD FOR J THE SAME OLD Px OP THS Earl Caddock Only Wrestler To Pin Joe Stecher's Shoulders Iowa Wrestler From Nebraska Before Either Became Professional Worked on Farms in Oass County Staged Before 81 People The Omaha Bee had the following interesting story oE the only defeat charged against Earl Chaddock and the only fall on record against Joe Stecher champion Jhe Three years ago last April a fall was pinned 011 Joe Stecher So far as is known this is the only time a referee ever patted an opponent of Joe's on the back The lad who turned the trick is Earl Caddock who Is to Cass county Iowa what Stecher is to Dodge county braska and who is the one other wrestler whom mat fans regard as irreproachably honest Caddock is a product of Anita a little inland town In Cass county One day he was driving down the road with a learn when he passed the farm of Frank Petit for whom Stecher was working Petit stopped to talk to Earl and told him of a strong fellow he had working for him Caddock was regarded as a pretty husky youth around those parts so Petit suggests that he and the strong fellow work out dock was agreeable So the workout was arranged for in a hall in Berea When Caddock arrived lie found Stecher on the job Joe gested that an admission be charged What is queried Caddock a workout or a wrestling Let's make it a match Joe All agreed Caddock Thirty-one persons were charged a dime a throw to see the fray thus making a total gate of Stecher copped 60 per cent for his bit and the house manager got the other 40 The first of the event went to Stecher It came quick Caddock declares thai It really wasn't but that the referee being a novice at umpiring called it ahead of time The second fall came just quick but the referee awarded this fall to Caddock Proving that he has a pretty good claim to the reputation for honesty Caddock admits this was no fall either and that the referee again started out ahead of the train The third fall went to Joe about the same as one So Joe Was Thrown So officially Joe Stecher has been j thrown once Caddock declares and he says My based on the central bureau statistics show that only twenty-eight times in 100 during the entire winter on an age has the wind blown from the east southeast or northeast in the winter season a man gas attack has only eight chances in a hundred of cess while an attack by the allies with the same arm has seventy-two chances in a hundred on the fronts running from north to south On the front running from east to west the conditions are less favorable to the allies the north winds being in the ratio of thirty in 100 in winter and forty in 100 in spring thirty-eight in 100 in summer and twenty-eight in 100 in autumn Summing up his calculations Abbe Moreaux thinks the Germans have less than one chance in three the year round while the allies have more than two chances in three of- effective use of suffocating gas is PUBLISHER IX Berlin Feb official com- announces the foundation of a new Russian paper in Berlin the whose it is to keep Russia readers ed in an unpartisan sense of the military and political situation The Russian prisoners of war says the communication feel especially the need of a newspaper which estimates events quietly and objectively This will he the only Russian paper they are permitted to receive one of the three falls awarded were real falls and It doesn't matter the event is shrouded in the veil of j the past but never let it be can't dig up the old dope on Dodge phenom kuk was not a member of Strangler Lewis who In realty is i to Nationals if Mr Justice's statement Fredericks of Lansing Tinker of the Cubs if Mr Justice's statement Fredericks of Lansing the national commission is true The article states The terms of the sale were not WELSH BIG New York Feb Welsh lightweight champion of the meeting held two months in reality he was held to The Keokuk vote together with by Lewis at Evansville Ind illegal rote of Mr Justice made last in a match that lasted more election possible In view of these facts will believe that n its fight to bring about Mr Justice's removal from Can Mr Justice's friends still believe that he is the ideal man to head an organization for ing the great national sport He has resorted to tactics that cannot meet with the approval of clean and unless he is removed from his than two far ls statement that Lew s decided they could not consistently keep three such catchers as Archer Wilson and Fischer and concluded that the former as longer in service here had a larger following among old Cub fans It is probable Catcher Graeco-Roman tournament in j is not accurate for Lewis Undoubtedly wrestler of much local club promise but with Stecher reports of his match in do not redound to his credit nor do they indicate that lie was entitled to a draw with the Nebraskan who was could not run fast enough to catch this section of tte country I up with the Lansing la product Cedar Feb Miller a speedy young infielder who has been playing independent ball in Indiana has affixed his signature to a contract proffered him by Relden Hill president of the Cedar ball club The contract was ed to Mr Hill by Manager Jack bert world thru his manager Harry Jock yesterday received an offer Tortorich championship winner of He offered to stage the big bout on March -1 and his offer was flat with for training expenses Welsh and his manager refused the offer as next ship has been practically mised to Charlie White of Chicago Pollock is now waiting until some city offers a suitable purse for this fight A year after the tilt with Caddock went to Chicago and ran across a chap named Oakes who was acting as trainer at Hull house there I Caddock went to work Oakes Earl proved a better manj Oakes so he was entered in the Hull house wrestling didn't take the lowan long to up the Greeks of the Shortly after Caddock entered the Amateur Athletic union national j tournament at Chicago and won This spring he went to San co and won first honors in world's tournament This made him i the amateur of the world After the tourney at the exposition j Caddock entered the professional i ranks and in the short six months he has been in the game has thrown a string of more or less good wrestlers and has not iost a fall yet great game for Ackley The Tigers have lost but one game this year The team is prepared to meet any team in this section of the state Teams de- siring games should communicate with Frank coach lion the rest of it east and west while the north of France and are all the year round ed to general Atlantic winds that is to say winds varying between west Parkersburg Feb Tigers an independent team continued Its winning streak by defeating Ackley Tuesday evening 67 to WINDS BAFFLE IX USE OF GAS j Paris Fob heard of the effects of ing gas at the front tho the official communique frequently mentions at- tacks in which it has been used The report some months ago thai French soldiers succumbed to it in the Argonne thru neglect to dis- tribute protecting masks seems to have been forgotten and in the ab- sence of other reported casualties anxiety seems to have disappeared Abbe Moreaux director of the Bourges observatory explains why the Germans are at a great tage on account of the winds and how the allies could dominate them in that kind of warfare if they 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