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THE EVENING HERALD, KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON
TUESDAY, SVHK fll, ii 1
HERALD SPORTING PAGE
JOIINNY KIMIANK, .
IlKUTON lilt ALKY
and many otlior feature writer
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WHAT'LL BE THE KAYO BLOW?
Here' Dope On Some Others
Tho finishing blow nt Jersey City
July 2 may bo tiltbor a right or
If It's a right olthur Dompnoy or
Curpentlor may swing It . If It's
loft Dempsoy will bn tho deliver
er. Iloth of thn chump's dukci Aro
rlmcd. Tho Krenrbmnn Is n right
handed knyo nrtUt.
Knockout blows by which cham
pions of thn pant hnvn been en
tbronoil am nbout equally divided
between tho rights and the lofts.
John Ij .Hulllvan finished 1'uddy
Kyan, Kob. 7, 1883, at MUlMppl
City, Miss., In nlno rounds with
'right to thn Jaw. Tho fight was
eld under thn Iindnn prlio ring
rules. It was tho last of flio bare
knucklo tltlo fights.
James J. Corbet t knocked out
Hulllvan with a fight to thn Jaw
la 21 rounds on Sept. 7, 189:, at
FIU CmI Hook
Hob KlUslmmons knocked Cor
holt out In 14 rounds with a left
hook to thn pit of thn stomach on
farch 17 1897, at Canton City,
Jumes J. Jeffries kayoed Kltirlm
moos In 11 rounds with a left book
to the Jaw on Juno 9, 1899, at Con
ey Island, N. Y.
Jack Johnson took the title from
Jeffries nt Itono, Nov., on July 4,
1110, when Jeffries, seconds tossed
In tho spongo after tho big colored
fighter had socked with rights and
lefts for IS rounds.
Jess Wlllnrd knocked Johnson to
tho canvas with n right to thu Jaw
Jack ("llabo") llliio. tbo doughty
llttlo colorod boxer was around tbo
city yesterday making friends
among tho Intorestud boxing fra
ternity, und bis appeurunco waa sat-
Isfuctory from first hand glanced.
v Illuo ran staud undur tho armpit of
a six-footer, but that does not slgnl
fythat because, lie Is n llttlo follow
that bo Is not up to tho standard In
tho pugilistic circles. Thorn Is an
old udagu Hint gives out tho fact
that "good things como In small
packages," und flrtit-band intor
courso portends that llluo tins
"somo packugo" stored up In his
Muscular arms and body.
Illuo originally hulls from Carml,
Illinois, and first looked at tho
world Just twonty-two yoars ago.f
Llko all youngsters, tho luro of the
world ovorcamo him In 1914, and ho
flagged a train for tho great west,
whoro thoro was no prevailing color
lino drawn, Ilka thoro is Just north
of tbo Mason and Dixon lino, and o
well has ho found tho Woet bo has
not boon back thoro since Despite
all tho pleading lottors of a proud
mother, llluo states that ho Intends
to hit tho train for that wolcomo
spot In Carml "protty quick" whon
he can throw a roll of groonbacks
down on his mother's tablo and say:
"It's yours; tako a rost."
In scanning ovor Illue's record as
a boxer, unllko many who follow
that gamo, Illuo carries tho approval
of tho sport writers In all accounts
nt his bouts, Whon bo lost, tbo
wrltors novor failed to say that ho
pnt up a gamo contest from end to
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Facially speaking, who'll win thu big fight? On tho left you tee
Champion Jack Dempsey: on tho right, Challenger Unorgcs Carpentlcr.
In tho center Is a composite photogrnpb of the heavyweight champions of
the past, in u do frcm fighting pictures of John I.. Hulllvan, Jim Corbett
llob Fltzslmmons, Jim Jeffries, Jock Johnson and Joss Wlllard. Wnlcn
battler looks thu most like champs of thu Past I Just 'on tho taco or
things, who do YOU think will win?
oh April C, 1916, nt Havana, Cuba.
Johnson was not knocked sonso
less, but quit and was counted out
In-the S6th round.
Jack's Oiolcn Illow
Jack Dcmpsey knocked Wlllard
down with both rights and lefts nt
their Toledo fight, on July 4, 1919,
and was given tho tltlo when Wll
lard failed to respond for tho
Wlllard maintains that It was
Dempscy's right to tho heart In tho
end, and thnt ho novor "quit."
A majority of tho writers state
thnt when his name appears oltber
as n henillltior in his class or Is
mentioned In tho semi-finals, tho
sports nil seem to at once gain tho
Idea thnt their money will bo re
turned in his bout nlono, being as
sured of action.
llluo appeared upon tbo card of
thn Murysvllln Athletic club against
Charles Jones ,nnd for four rounds
thu sports witnessed ro.it boxing,
ending In n draw, Tho bout was
pronounced tho best ovor staged in
Marysvlllo, California, A draw was
obtained n llttlo later on, -when Illuo
wont up against Oono Kllno of Oak
land. Kllno was ablo to outroach
Illuo at all times, but tho quality
of lllno's boxing ovorcamo tho han
dicap. Another draw was with a
Chinese boxer named Goorglo Lou
in Rncramonto, and tbo pigtail put
up such a battlo that ho kept Dluo
watching all tho tlmo. '
Ono of tho contests thnt brought
Illuo Into promlncnco in California
was In Sacramento, whon ho won
from Frank lo' Vlorra In four fnst
rounds. This bout was a rovolatlon
to tho spectators, and kept thorn on
their feot all tho tlmo. Anothor
notablo victory was tbo ono ovor
Phil Oorclo, which gavo him his
first opportunity to chaltengo tho
mombers of tho "400."
Tho fans robolloU In Sacramento
whon Dluo lost a doclslon o bis
coming July 4 th opponent, Sammy
Gordon, and tho nowspapors took
up tho causo, and statod that at
least a draw was duo Dluo. Hluo
says that ho will never forget that
contest ,ond hero ho will havo n
cbanco to even up scoros, A long
list of victories aro credited, to Dluo
by coast papers.
Chicago will rtgMty onforco tho
11 o'clock doadllno on park spooning.
Hero and thoro Is dlscomod an oarn
est campaign against moousliluo.
first round that was the real
knockout blow, as ho never knew
ho wus In tho ring afterwards.
Practically all of Dempscy's fin
ishing blows havo bevn shot across
with bis right.
In his 67 fights ho won 45 of
them by knockouts. Most of them
wore short fights of one and two
rounds. Hill Hrcnnan, who was
knocked kicking In 12 rounds,
stayed up longer under Dempsey's
wallops than any other human be
ing over has ddno.
All tho promises made by Mana
ger "Hlacklo" McDonald thnt tho
card chosen for tho big Fourth of
July boxing tournament would bo
up to and equal to any of tho box
ing contests staged anywhere on 'tbo
const havo boon fulfilled po fur as,
signing up tho boxers and nil thnt
remnlns to bo dono npw is to have
quoBtlon sottlcd by exhibitions In
Two of tbo boxors aro now on tho
scono, ono of tho hcadllnors, "llabo"
niuo, dark, husky and a neat boxer,
and "Jack" Hums, eager and anx
ious to shoV off his prowoss with
tho padded mitts. Dluo has tbo dis
tinct advantago of bolng a top notch
or and woll-known from Snn Diego
to tho Canadian lino as an aggres
sive and fast boxer whllo Hums still
has to on roll his name on tho boxing
Actlvo training of both Dluo and
Durns wlU btart this afternoon at 3
o'clock In tho big Dreamland pavil
ion on Klamath Avenue and tho
"workouts" will be strenuous affairs,
so say both mon. All tho "kluka"
that aro In tholr framoa aro to bo ro
inovod undor a system of rules and
operation's woll-known in the boxing
circles. Shadow boxing, rope skip
ping, road work and 'calllsthonics
calculated to rapidly round out tha
soro and unused muscles and mako
them' fit for tholr contests, will be
Tho roforeo for tho tournament has
not boon solected but a number of
authorities on tho rules aro now be-i
Ing written to regarding tholr of
ficiating hero July 4th an'd 6tb,
Herald classified ada pay you.
Ik-mpsoy llcftds Ut
And In knockouts Dompsey's 45
heads tho list for heavyweights by
a big margin.
Carpentlcr Is second "lib 32
The Frenchman has bad moro
flghu than any other heavyweight
since John L. Ho has been In 83
ring encounters. Of theso 65 wero
Tho record books credit Sullivan
with having 26 victorias, Including
Corbett won 26 fights, winning 5
of them with a 10-oount -wallop.
Flttslmmons pllod up 41 victories
Including 23 knockouts.
Jeffries won 18 tights and knock
ed out 11 of his opponents.
Johnson wpn 52 of his fistic bat
tles and in a do 26 of his opponents
tako tho count.
Wlllard won 22 starts, with 18
So Oempsey, with his string of 45
sleepers. Is tho real manklller of
tho lot. '
Dcmpsey can hit with a right
band. This Is proven every day by
his sparring partners. That Is Car-
pontier's opening. He'll play for It,
Carpentlcr Is open to a left-hand
sock. Dcmpsey Is trying to develop
his left so he can tako advantago
of this weakness of the challenger.
So tho finishing blow nt Jersey
City may bo either a right or a left.
Which will It be? '
That's why they'ro fighting.
. W. L. Pet.
Jowols ... .................3 0 1000
Plumbobs 2 1 .666
Bwauna 1 2 .333
Copco ...................... ........ 0 3 .000
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Tbo way that Foster showed up
Sunday against Weed was to tho
liking of tho fans, and ho was given
much silent credit for the good
fielding 'of his position. Tho way
ho started in tho third inning -with
two strlko-ouU brought tho fans'
Anthony novor did extend him
solf In tho gamo Sunday llko ho has
to whon ho is pitching against
Dunsmulr or Yreka. Tho fact that
ho was not truly working camo
about whon he smtlod almost con
tinuously from the start to tbo end
of tho contest.
According to tho peoplo in the
grandstand ,tho team work ot tho
Wood team was commented on, and
whon many learned that Captain
Cramer Insists on daily practice,
tboy then understood the snap and
action, as well as team work.
No bathing Adonis was present
Sunday to dlvo Into tho canal for
brand now balls that tho Wood
playors planted In thoro. Maybe
there will bo a "harvest" to collect
somo day, and an expensive itom
eliminated for K. F.
Crawford lined out two clean bin
gloa that Anthony never thought
of, and ono of them went 'at first
baseman Powoll so fast he nover
did soe It coming Just hoard the
whlx ot It as It passed by him, so
ho says. I
Mood never did grant when
Anthony accidentally hit him with a
pitched ball, but today Moody re
members that "Tony" Is still Im
printed on his hip.
. (lay, at Kocond, played Sunday
ilcapllo protests from friends. Early
In tho morning at pr.ictlco ho toro
thu nail off the Index flngor and
mashed thn other thrco fingers a
llttlo later on. Hut ho Bhowed
gameness, und did his turn without
complaint. That'a real pluck and
Captain Cramer of thn Weed team
was fanned by Foster, and that Is
a feather in tho cap of Foster.
When Cramer fans thcro Is somo
thing "on" tho ball.
Say, fans, let's go out and look
thn boys over. Did you realize- that
at Honanza, Yroka and at home,
our baseball warriors bit tho dust
to adversaries? A bad beginning
always provides for a good ending,
at least wo think they havo started
for tho "plus" side. Mather, of tho
Copcos, was so reluctant to tell tho
Yreka scoro that tbo sporting editor
bad to wrestlo him down and choke
tho news out of him. Then he said,
"pleaso don't put It In."
When Clrcorla knocked out a
homor In the first Inning "Doc"
Paul lost his record as a circuit
chaser. It looked llko that ball
never would land In Klamath coun
ty. Tho fans told "Doc" after tho
gamo that the only way for him to!
do was to plant another one Just 3
feet 2 Inches further. "Doc" be
lieves ho can: so docs tbo sport
TlUs jump or Miss Ethel dober
man of Brooklyn, N. Y., brought her
a prize. It was one of many given
by John J. Downing, supervisor of
recreation, at Brooklyn's children's
Cables reporting the arrival of
Caruso In Italy do not, mention who-
ther that priceless stock of wines al
ready sohws it.
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From tho number of "post mor
tcms" hold slnco tho Wend game)
Sunday tho question of support of
tbo local Klanrath Kalli loam entorn
about tho point, "When will tho
roprcscntntlvo team bo picked? and
when will dally practice bo followed
rollgloudy?" Theso two questions
havo been argued pro and -ion by
nearly every fan as woll as attend
ants of tho games, slnco tho forolgn
games wero considered.
Ono of tho fans "who Is regarded
as' an optimist under tho most try
ing of situations stated that unless
centralized authority and' a team.'
which can play together at all time
Is quickly picked, tho fans will los4
tholr Interest In tbo gamo hero. To
allow this pessimism to creep In at
this point In baseball season would
b fatal but that fact Is so plain
that every fan realizes it without
making comment or attempting to
stato his position, as one of tho
In tho contention that centralized
authority is needed, tho advocates
of the plan nre not without ground
In their itatements, for' that fcaluro
is plain, and commented upon dally.
Tbo plan advanced to overcome this
weakness rests with tbo city loaga
managers, and today somo agree-
ment must be reached for the sake
of the game.
It Is suggested that a captain be)
chosen for tho season, one who
knows tho gamo from every point
and ono who would rulo with firm-
ness and Insist on a dally practice;
of at least ono hour, all players on
tho field at tho samo tlmo. Tho
action of the Weed team on tbo
local grounds Sunday evidences
what dally practice and team work
does, every man knowing Just what
to do at all times. The lack of this
same unity of action was more than:
apparent In tho local team, but Un
der Jho circumstances they did ex
tremely woll, only they wore not
of tbo Weed caliber.
No criticism is attached to Mont
gomery for his selection of tbo play
ers that played Weed Sunday bo
acted sincerely and In accordance
with his Judgment ,and that Is all
that any ono man can do. Lack ot
practice and costly errors did tho
work, and Weed carried off the vic
tory. Falk did not live up to thd
standard that Montgomery consid
ered him to -bo after a Southern'
California leaguo experience, and.
when Foster -went In to retrieve tbo
gamo, desplto his good pitching and
Individual work, there was no come
back. Tho gamo was over.
As the body Is guided from tho
"head,' so should a baseball team
bo directed by a firm, wlso and
enreful leader, a pacemaker. Tha
quickest solution that can bo mado
by tho city Ioaguo owners lays In al
mass meeting of all the players, the
executive heads and the business
men and fans, all together In a'
"blg-brothor, get-together booster
meeting," to settlo tho question of
olther a well-drilled team for tho
outside games, or nothing. Hut get
Tho English may .have better golf
ers and tennis players than wo have,
but they lack tho norvo to chaltengo
.us at pitching horse shoes.
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