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About The Evening herald. (Klamath Falls, Or.) 1906-1942 | View Entire Issue (May 31, 1921)
TUKHDAY, MAY 81, 1021
HERALD SPORTING PAGE
JOHNNY lUIiHANH, ,
and mnny other feature writer
JACK DEMPSEY'S CAREER
HOW PEACH PICKER
RODE ON B OX CARS TO CHAMPIONSHIP
Jewels Win From Plumbobs
THE EVENING HERALfr. KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON
Tli Ik Mot)- of iliu k IXoiiipwyV nt I
hkt lui been Mrill'ii for llm Herald
hy 1 1 ill CiM'lirnn on Information imiili
of ulildi ivh funiUliril by UrmpM-y
himself, Tln rttil sih obtained from
IViiipv)' Iomi ihIiiiIiiIjiiich niiil
IIV HAL COCHRAN
TIiIn might Iki tliuHlory of u rtuiiii
plon pencil picker, Hi" lilnlory of u
minor, or t ho tnle of n holm.
Hut It JiihI naturally leads Into tlui
rise, to flsllc fnino of 0:10 Wlllluiii
About 10 years nfter Hlriun llemp
soy, erstwhile ncliool toucher of l.o
gnn, W. V11., moved to linn l.uh
Volley of Colnrmlo, tho Meri: pitld 11
tIhII to thn Utile, Hempsny rnnrn, 110
tweon Antnnlto nml MnnintMi. Thi'ti
1. 1 j icnr.. ii.tii U'l!
IT. who Mini" t .i,.,., .... ..
Until Harrison first now tho light
Jn thn early years of bin life
llnm got bltH of schooling burn
thorn, nnd plumy o ouiuuun
fresh nlr. It was tho latter that
plnyed a blK pnrt In bin growing Into
On. lumkv of tint family.
Untidy With Mill
When tho lntipniy trlho moved
M.mtrnne. on the. western Mopo
Colorado, iliul unci mother llempsny
lirnl six boyit. They wnrn nil hnn
...i.i. ii,..iP .tit tx. oiiii!tliin' nt mil
Montrose, on the. western mi
Colorado, dud unci mother !
. .. .1. .,.. tIh.v were nil nnnuj
Ollll III ii""
with their mitts. oiimlliii nt milk
ing, somutltmis ut poi'th picking. 11111
moot of tho tlmo In mi athletic way.
If tlmro wni n baseball game, n
footbnll mlxiip. wrestling affair or
boxing Ko In tho neighborhood. It
u n safe hot thnt tho " ' ';
My. would I... on deck. William
nnd Bernard, on older brother, usuol
y cnmii out on top.
IJcrnorA leaned strongly to fist e
..ncounterS nnd finally dropped Is
wn flmt nome.ro.Ued that of tho
..no famous Jock Dompsoy. Nnn-
roundiim country to tK on other
Itrrnunl Villi Out
Wllllnm watched Bernard In n lol
of ui. battles, and hn now hi 1 older
! other f.xx.o out a. a prl IW jr.
In tho meantime there
,L eu. freestones to bo picked.
, Ltllo o bo cared for on tho
nnd mttio 10 u onR
l,mpsey ""tdot It butmanoKcd
?AS J-1- -ot Monl'
cnamp. -.rent ono. Anu
thin one and ""m ,lUc ay.
Md hod --;1;; t;'"Un
8UCT" tho tl lo of "Jock."
10 Krayh. brother, nnd hlo forth
dropped by UW urm ,n olhor
,0 C0,,aU;rcknT " money. .0 ho
" T " '., p"y UoPPcd into on
looking." nvenlH wlH
Thl. ride. Uiat
.how. Woh tho flrt BtcU.M.
went to mo. -. " u ot
cotch-con avel' carclr
n.p.oy;. rough d for bi
Delta hold , d ,n a fow
aBhorttlme. . odd cbonge
tout.. Prt w 'HnX beaded
picking PrChmnh VhorohlB laml-
,y had moved .l ilJJ , ft rcni
jo.lt had hod yi g00n
l, ft landed
climbed onolher frM o R0
in troWi;2j, r.l real coin en-
nuuncr, prom" JJ
ta the flwt Uh '
oat of) m
. vi JLfvnV
WA8.N(vroN . d. a. May
Becrotary of bo Novy J f th0
1b ono of tiio . xui ,,,not, an ov
oryono knows. th,.
On tbo raunter roll u mon
Cotp today tb are thirty
wvtJ?. . n
1 Bp5 5 li-Sf
r' .1 NKaaisiBrfv
Victors Over Dorris Tossers
SKKTCIl MADK rUOM A IMIOTOOIlAI'ir. OK
KItillTIN'H PACi: ATUIOIITAKKIMCTI'lira OV
I'AltUNTfl. Mil. AND MltB IIIHAM OHMl-SHY
Tho City League winners of tho
I Initial. canteitH t-taRed Sunday,
April 22, met :agi sun;ay to sot
tlo tho question of supremacy on
the diamond and victory crowned
tho efforts of tho Jewels
tbo gamo ending with a
Bcoro of 7 to 3, mo Plumbobs
holding down tho small end of
tho ncoro. ,
Tho Plumbobs used thrco pitch
ers IJostwIck, McCollum and
Cook but nil their efforts wore
unavailing to stem tho Jewel war
riors. Foster pitched a steady gamo
for tho Jewels nnd received good
support throughout tho contest.
Tho first out of town team to
fall beforo tho prowess ot tho two
tlmo winners In tho City league,
Tbo Jowols, was tbo nlno from
Dorris who crossed bats yestorday
at Modoc Park with tho locals.
After tho clouds rolled off the
field tho Dorris team saw, chalked
upon tho score board, 10 runs
I against them wbllo tbelr sharo was
llmltod to a scanty 3. Whistler and
Montgomery wcro at tho pitching
and receiving ends for tbo Jewels
while tbo mound work for Dorris
was delivered by Dergeacu, suc
ceeded by Adams, nnd tho receiv
ing by Stolger.
H. Fester, 3b.
McfJco, rf. ...
Moody, lb. .
J. Foster, p.
34 0 7
Cress, rf ,
V . si
J JOSH WISE ON 3
5 THE BIG FIGHT J
HY JACK HAl'I'll
A WOltll I'ltOM
J O H II W I H K:
wi)H lie U 1 ruin
In' luinl PTrry
lny. Hut I stuniN
lie ln'l doln' uny
Dencompa announces that Carpen
tier will spend only two hours a day
In training. That's a little bettor
than Jena Wlllnrd did. Juss usod to
work up a Hwx-nt by rocking himself
In 'a chair on tho front porch, and
built up his wind by riding In an au
tomobile Tho Frcnchmnn spent part of his
first day In camp rcndltiir n scrap
book. 1'rlioflKliturn nro especially
fond of ccrap books.
Fight imports belle Cnrpontler
will lny tlio hit nnd run pirno. Mml
of the fellouN who luirn fnrtM IH'ini
key limo plii)cl the get lilt nnd drop
Carpcntlor spooks only n fow Eng
lish words. Hut ho understands
money when It talks.
"Tbo sport odft say Dompsoy Is as
bron as a nut. Tbo world Is full ot
nuts. Whut kind do thoy moon?
Tho uVntiot Itt'oi from bund (o
inoutli, llio prlzeflRhter from luuicl to
Dompsoy Is doing a lot ot ropo
work In his training. Tho mon most
famous In this country for tholr ropo
work aro Houdlnl nnd Judgu Lynch.
A champion novor has a long los
ing streak. Ho losos onco and that's
tho end ot hi mi
Qovornor Edwards wroto to tho
ministers of Camdon, N. J., that this
is not to bo a prlxo fight, but "a
logallxod, scientific exhibition of box
ing." It tho govornor Is tolling tho
truth nobody will pay to took ot It.
Domiwcy Is being beiiloRe'd by
men who want lib autograph. Most
of thfl prlicfiKiiicTM wo Iibjvo known
could reduce a pound by writing
tholr namnt onco.
Only COO persons wero on hand to
groot Carpontlor when ho landod.
How do you account for tho lacl: of
intorcstT Why, nioro thnn thot many
CARPENTIER'S CAREER HOW PIT BOY IN MINE
ROSE TO FAME WITH HIS FISTS
' 40 11 3
nattcrles Jewch. Foster, Noel.
Plumb obs Dostwlck, McCollum
Cook and Callagban. Two-baso hits:
Nolan, Craw:ord, nrcssler, Foster
McOee, Noel 2, Moody, SouUiwell.
Struck out by Foster 8, by II oat-
wick 1, McCollum 1, Cook ,1. Dou
ble play Ilamsby to Dristow. Hit
by pitcher Noel by McCollum
Loft on bases Jewels 6, Plum
bobs 10. Earned9 runs Jewels 3,
Plumbobs, 3. Time ot game 2:10.
Umpires Montgomery and Parrisl'
AB. n. H. B.
Rambsy, 2b .. 5 2 ,1 3
H. Foster, 3b 5 12 0
McOco, rf. ........ .....4 1 1' 0.
Noel. If. ". 3 1 1 6
Moody, lb. . ...... ....4 0. 0 ;
Montgomery, c ..4 12 0
Dristow, ss. :. 4 2 11'
Southwell, cf. 4 2 2 0,
Whistler, p . 4 0 2 0.
' - 37 10 12 4
1 AD. R. H. E;
Taylor, lb. ... .,5 10 0
Skcggs, rf. ............ ..1 0 0 0
Johnson .......4 0 0 0,
Stanlake, 3b .....4 0 2 1
Anderson, If.- ..-. 5 0 2 1
Hugh, ss. & p .....4 10 1
Callaghan, 2b 3 0 0 0
Grub, c ..1 10 1
Stelger, c. ........ .3 0 0 0
Dergeson p ..3 a 2 0
Adams, p 1 0 0 0
St. Clair, cf 3 0 2 0
OEOROES CAIIPENTIEII'S FIOHTINO FACE. AT RIOIIT ARE FRAN
COI8 DESCAMPS, IM8 MANAGER. AND MME. VANHILDROUCQ, DES
CAMP'S MOTHER-IN-LAW, WHO II AS KEPT AN EYE ON OEOROES
SINCE HE WIAS A SMALL BOY.
"Hoovers," two by tho namo of
"Wooks," ono "Fall," ono "Daughor
ty," ono "Hnyos" and ono "Mellon."
Not to tnontlon a "Harding' whoso
home Is In Washington, D. C.
- m '
Wolght tor wolght platinum la
worth nearly tour times as much as
Georgrw Oarpcntlcr luw como to Uie
United Httt from Krnnrc to flgnt
Jack Dempwy for tho hcavy-wlgni
tltlo 1m known than any flgbtfti who.
over wont into a world chaniplonstup
fiht. Hal Cochran, in thin Mory ot
CnncnUcr'n Ufo, WTllton for tho Her
ald, tells of tho struggl" of ,us OIMV
thno mine pit boy In rWng to the
llKht-hrvyAlKht championship of
mr haij oooiniAN
Fifteen yoofs ago Georges Car
pentler. at tho ago of 12, was pit boy
In a coal mine in Lens, Franco. That
little obscure mining town hod been
tho sceno ot his childhood play doys
nnd of his early schooling.
Ho was born of poor parents nnd
as soon as ho was old enough. Joined
his father, a minor, In dally trips to
tho insldes ot tho earth. Tho youth a
wook?y earnings wont to help keep
tho wolf' from tho Carpcntlor door.
In thoso days Goorgos was a tlmla
appoarlng, falr-halred youth, -with
nn appearanco far from that ot a lad
who would Indulge In anything that
rouoirod tomU and brawn. " wa
gonerally looked upon as a fireside
Working in darkness all day long,
away from sunshine and open air,
didn't appeal to Georges. He want
od to do somothlng elso. 'With that
thought ever on his mind, ho occa
sionally went, after working hours,
to a boxing school that had been
opened In tho town by a Prof. Fran
Ltko many other youngsters,
Goorgos Just hung around and watch
ed fighters work. Finally bo became
-welt known as ono of the youngsters
In tho town, and was now and then
allowed to slip on a pair ot gloves
htnvsolf and mix in the sparring and
Ono night ho gave a much bigger
fellow a good drubbing. Descamps
witnessed tho bout and was much
Impressed with tho falr-halred kld'a
showing. Goorgos was encouraged to
como to the school more regularly.
Evontually tho professor had a hunch
there was something that goes to
make real battlers in the kid at
loast a lot of nerve.
Descamps took the matter up with
Carpratler'a parent. He wanted to
tako their son under his wing nnd
train him. At first thoro was much
objection, but Descamps' persistency
won out and Georges loft his pit-boy
task for all time.
From then on the youngster was
at tho gym almost day and night.
Rough edges wero trained oft ot him
and he was stacked up against the
best fighters in Descamp's lot in
'short notice, Mmo Vanhllbroucq, Des
camp's mother-in-law, took an inter
est In the boy from the Btart.
Outside battles, with a money an
gle to them, however, woro few and
far betweon. And money talkod
mighty loud with Descamps and his
Hence they wont on little tours and
Carpentler staged exhibition bouts in
cates. at night. Let Georges tell you
about it htmselt;
"First wo staged a tight; then fol
lowed with an acrobatic turn. As a
grand finale I allowed .myself to be
eent Into a tranco by Descamps and
did 'thought reading.' "
Twm Bunk, Bt
And then Carpentler smiles and
L hypnotism T 0eat la MfBlu
37 3 8 4
Potteries Jowols Whistler nnd.
Montgomory. Dorris Bergoson
Adams, Rugh, Grub, Stolgor, Callag
han. Threo baso-hlts Ilamsby,
Southwell. Two Baso hits Dristow
Southwell, Struckout by Whlstlor,
2; Adams, 1; Rugh, 4. Double
ploys Dristow to Moody, 'Romoby
to Moody, Foster to Ramsby to
Moody. Hit by pitched ball Stan
lake, Noel. Earned runs Jewels, 5?
Dorris, 1. Umpires Montgomery;
and Sullivan. Time of game 3:30.
Which, in plain English, means
Dut bunkum, or no bunkum, the
monoy rolled In and this, to say the
loast, was pleasing to master and
Finally Carpentler's first real bout
came with Bourgeois the latter part
ot 1907. Georges trimmed him in 47
rounds and followed shortly with
another 4-round win over Wetlnck.
Carpontler was battling as a fly
weight, being Just in his 13th year
and still far from developed. Hit
third bout saw him get a drubbing
from Mazoir, a much-touted battler,
Jn 4 rounds. '
This boating, however, didn't taxe
Georges. Ho had picked up some
pointers, and that's what the youth'
Tho year 1908 took him into the'
ring with men who had gained real
(llie next story carried Carpentler
'through his flrrt knockout And one
ot th lomflea tattles) hm baa vmt