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DAILY EAST OREGONIAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 16, 1921.
'Round the Sport Circle
WITH JACK VEIOCK,
International News Kxtrtlinc J'-dltor
XKW YOftK, Auif. 16. When u
man of m.v build get up feeling grog
gy every morning and tips the beam
al 1X0 pounds 11 h Unir Tor trim to gel
Into a gymnasium and go to work. I
was that way tt ttw months ago and I
felt terrible. Today 1 feel like a two
Mike Gibbons wan speaking. The
Bt. l'atil fiatlo marvel was telling how
it huppened that he came buck to the
ring after telling the world that lie
"I thouJlit I had enough of boxing
when I Announced my retirement,"
Michael continued. "1 honestly be
lieved that I wan ready to quit the ring
I have my family, some business en
terprises, a nice home and some hunt
ing nd fishing ncres up in Minnesota.
I decided that I'd Kettle down and en
"For a while nil went well. 1 had
been keeping fit for nearly twenty
years and I wan slow to get out of
condition. Ilut finally the fat of idle
pens heKan to grow on me. - I noticed
myself Kettlng languid and pudgy.
Then it all came to me. Keeping in
condition had been mich a habit for no
many year that I required exercise to
keep feeling fit. Ho I went back to
"At flrnt I did not Intend to return
to the ring. My one aJm wan to get
to feeling good again. Hut finally I
got to feeling so fit that tho fever
came back and here I am, campaign
ing for tho middleweight champion
"1 have nhvnyn coveted that title. 1
linvc been rated by many critics an one
f the greatest of lovers. I can mil!
box quite a lilt" with a bashful
nmlln "and I haven't lont till the snap
to my punches, either. Ko I'm gong
to win that crown If 1 can. I'd like to
wind up my ring career ns a cham
pion or with the record of huvlug
been a champion.''
Gibbons, like his brother Tom, In one
i f the most retiring and least boastli.l
boxers thin country has ever produc
ed. The Ribbons boys believe the ac
tions in the ring speak lots louder
than words outside of It, and they
work on that theory.
And you don't see a cane like, that
in the filbons family every day. Here
are two brothers 'Mike at the ago of
33 and Tommy nt2S both after
titles, with a mighty good chance of
annexing them. American boxing his
tory will have a colorful chapter ded
ucted to the Gibbon family if Mich
ael end Thomas Joseph have their way
about it, and to say the least they r.n
as persistent us they are capable.
dor old friend liat Xclson Is now n
hn:.jng expert on a New York dallv.
Pat Is certainly qualified to hand out
rtaltimoro almost got Into the bis
leagues a short time ago, according to
an Inside yarn that came to our desk
via the "underground."
An agent of u group of patriotic
Ttaltlmorenns made a quiet trip to one
of the best known National league
nrles and got in touch with the own
er of the franchise.
Ai.ked if he would sell the club In
question the magnate said he would
and named a price, assuring the rep
lesentatlve of the Baltimore interest
that he believed the league wo'iid .is-
PITTSBURG AGOG WITH FERVOR
OVER CHANCES OF TEAM TO WIN
NATIONAL LEAGUE 1921 PENNANT
sent to the transfer of tho club and
fi'iibchise to tho Orlolo City.
Hack home went the iiultiniorc
sleuth, plated at the thought that he
was playing the role of a baseball
Moses, and prepared to lead his town
Inlo the promised land of hit ami ren.
He told his story, quoted th s ju ke
and left his superiors to think it over.
Two big obstacles stood in the. ivay
of tho transfer. Cine was the price id
the National league franchise In rues- I
lion: the other the difficulty of lo-1
eating the big club in Baltimore with,
out stirring up a rumpus In baseball.
It seems that, the ownership of the
Baltimore club which is mostly Mr.
Jacques Dunn htut incurred the dis
pleasure of certain big league rm.g
nulcH because of his independent stand
with reference to selling star ball
players, etc., and It was made plain
that In case a deal went over M.
Jacques was not to be Included. Thus,
in order to carry out tho plan, the
Baltimore men would have to buy out
"Dunny" as well as the major league
magnate, and that wan the last straw.
The old camel sagged and flopped in
to the dust. But Baltimore is still
Babe Adams, Veteran Twirler,
Hero in His Own Country and
Wants Chance World Series.
II Y WALTKR C. MKRIilTT
(International News Service Staff
riTTSTsntG, Pa., Aug. 16. Pitts
burgh is baseball crazy this year. It's
a million to one bet that .Pittsburgh
will win the National League flag, the
natives h'.-rrabouts will tell ymi.
Tender, Juicy Western Meats our specialty.
Nowhere is it possible to procure better Roasts,
Steaks, Chops or in fact anything in the butcher's
The more you know about meats the more you
will appreciate what you get from us. But you get
the bett here whether you know how to select or not.
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"If It's on the Market We Have It"
CINCINNATI. ().. Aug. IB. (I. N.
S.) By lightning-like thinking, a
willingness to take a chance on injury
or death, and at the cost of a new
coupe type automobile, William
Hchollc, musician, of No. 219 Kust
Liberty street, saved from death or
injury sixty passengers, on a cross
town car which was unnning hack
ward down the Brighton street hill
near the Kairview Incline, lie pre
vented the car, loaded to cupacity.
from plunging down the grade and
Into the traffic at the street Intersec
tion at the foot of the Mil.
Scholle was driving up hill behind
the street car when the latter con
veyance paused, slipped back, and
then, gaining momentum, rolled d.iwn
the hill. He heard the screams of
women passengers and saw the frantic
efforts of the occupants ' .escape
IfjwiiLabc anai-ently doomed car. ..
I Showing instant decision. Scholiie the
'net the brakes on his machine and I can
threw It in gear. The street car hit It
with a crash, pushed it slightly down
the grade and then came t a halt, the
wrecked machine' acting as a chock
block. The driver liaped as lie set the
brakes and oie of his ankles was bad
ly sprained. No one in the car war
In discussing the incident Scholle
said: "When I started up the grade
and saw the car coming down 1
thought the motorman was backing
up' to let another car by, but w hen I
saw there was no escape. 1 put on the
emergency brake, threw the car Into
low gear and jumped. The street car
jammed against my machine and the
left rear wheel struck the curb, stop
ping the street car' and holding it like
Hut there is a touch of pathos in j
this great race. j
Charles B. ("Babe") Adams gen-j
tleinan. clean-living athlete, is thirty- j
eight and about done In big-time base- j
ball. Adams knows it and admits it. i
In ISO!) twelve long years ago
"riabe" Adams, In the world's series
that year, was the hero. Then"nothlns
more than a rookie, he won three
games of the series. It was nip and
tuck between Pittsburgh and Detroit,
and Kid Adams separated the Tigers
from the world's championship. He
w.im the wonder pitcher of that time.
Some years s:nce then the great
"I'.abe" didn't play the greatest brand
of baseball extant. Half a dozen years
ago they said he was through, and it
did at times look like it. Hut last year
"Pabe" took a brace. He has been a
popular idol hereabouts for a long
time. Win or lost-, the gang was al
wavs for him, and they boosted him
when they were roasting other play- j
put Manager floorge Gibson matin
wonderful progress last year toward
a flag-winning team, but he couldn't
unite come across. During the winter
(Jibhy (dotted and schemed, and he
swapped and dickered until this spring
he had a promising-looking team
when they went to training camp.
After the season opened and Pitts
burgh set the pace the croakers said j
it was a. spring flash, and the Pirates
wn'Pd blow up, but they are still going
Realizinc that Pittsburgh wnuM
come mighty near having a winning j
team this year. "Pahe" Adams deter-j
mined he would pitch in one more
world's series. He has his heart set on j
that, and the smiling veteran has been j
pitching his head off all season, and i
every time you see dams'cTTaTlf TTJJTWT
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score boards as the pitcher yon
get your money down th;it Pitts.
burgh is pretty sure to win that game.
Pittsburgh is hungry for a pennant,
tt has east sheep's eyes at the pennant
for a long t'me in vain.
Adams wants to stand up before a
world's series moh once more. "I can
do Just us fine work as I did in lHori."
L i. kCTHOUtt Uuo t
m4u. a. C
j "I am confident that I could pitch
' one or two more years, perhaps even
longer, but I am not certain that 1
i want to make thnt effort. I have
ui.i.ir;r ixn viknna.
VIENNA. Aug. 16. (I. N. 8.) Has
Vienna's soaring H. C L. reached the
iitiith? anxiously inquires the Vienna
Xeue Freie Presses, in proclaiming
the good news that for the first time
n years a turn has come in prices.
i Potatoes and sugar are cheaper; there
ire Indications that other foodstuffs
S The coal that meets your requirements. See that you :
1 get the genuine for storage.
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B. L. BURROUGHS He Has It!
he says. The fans here will favor h m
to pitch when it conies to those heart-!
breaking, des.erate this-one-to-win-i
the-flag games. I
If he wins- and Pittsburgh wins, j
Adams is content to iuit while the
limiting is good. He may be per-I
;.oaded possibly to play one more year- i
with tho Pirates, but some doubt it.
Here's Adam's own story: j
"T cannot explain my lasM"? much j
Inneer thjtn m:inv other pitchers On J
fmv other theory than this. I always Ho has the sunniest disposition and
traveled around the circuit
times that 1 am tired of it all,
much as I like basehall. nothin
please me better, when this season is
over, than to retire to my Missouri
farm and confine my connections with
baseball henceforth to reading about
big games in the sporting pages."
What sort of a chap is "13a he"
Adams? Well, briefly, he is the most
lovable sort of a fellow yon ever met.
Dishonest begems, seeking to excite
public sympathy, have developed a
shell-shock school" in Berlin. Grad
uates have learned the technique of
shaking as it suffering from chronic
ague. They mimic men who really
have been hurt and cheat them out of
the sympathy which they deserve.
take thinas easy, and I never worry.
I discovered many years a so that
when I exerted myself I was not so
effective, for the mere effort of trying
to be uncommonly sood distracted my
mind from the simple task of. pitch
ing. The new changes ill pitching
rules have bothered many of the vet
erans, but I do not mind them verv
much. My only kick was the rule
which prevented a pitcher from run
ning the gloss oft a ball. Now the
umpires do that any everything is O.
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Wo are authorised Ford dealers, trusted by the Ford Slotor
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we offer. We are getting a few Ford cars and the first come,
flrat to receive delivery.
Have you thought about that Sedan or Coupe for this fall and
wlnterT 1 They are mighty comfortable and cozy wheli the wind
blows and the rain Is falling. Come in and look them over and
plaee your order In advance so that we can be sure of ordering
enough to go around. This will be the closed car year.
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Finally Relieved by taking
Lydia E. Pinkham's
Ravenswood, W.Va. "For seven long
yeurs 1 suliered from a female trouble
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1 wi!s not Bb.le
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I consulted several
doctors but none
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relief. I read in a
paper about l.ydia
V. Pinl.-hr. m's V.ia.
a table Compound so
I decided to try It,
md before the first
liottle was Rone I
found trreut relief bo
1 continued using it until I had taken
eigfit bottles. Now I am very well and
can do my own housework. I can gladly
recommend Lydia E. Pinkham's medicine
to suffering women." Mrs. Bkktha
Likbing, K. F. D., Havenswood.W.Va.
The ordinary day of most housewives
is a ceaseless treadmill of washing,
cooking, cleaning, mending, sweeping,
dusting and caring for little ones. How
much harder the tasks when some de
rangement of the system causes head
aches, backaches, bearing-down pains
and nervousness. Every such woman
should profit by Mrs. Liering's experi
ence. Ketnember this, for over forty
fears, Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound baa been restoring health.
een temper that ever blessed a man.
Ilis private life is clean, his habits
ci rrect. and he is even a gentleman.
Put, what is more, he is Pittsburgh's
The fans here hope he wins another
world's championship flag. They
would .probably give him the town,
with the great Carnegie institute
thrown in, if he does.
When Adams goes to the mound in
the coming world series he will have
several of his old l!M9 teammates to
whoop 'er up for him. First of all,
there will be r.eorge Gibson, now
manager of the Pirates, who then was
a catcher with Adams. Then there will
be HitniiH Wagner, bow-legs baby,
roii-not. nod all. Likewise, there will
be Deacon Phillipee, who pitched in
that great world series, and Fred
Clarke is coming all the way from his
home in Kansas. The old-time Pirates
will back Adams to the sky with their
cheers and their rolls.
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