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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1912, Image 14',
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ny's conduct since tljp- fight op
the coast has stamped him is a
man.' ' " '
) Most of the money he earned
i by' his gloves has been invested
' for the 'benefit of his wife an4
baby.- His latest plan for spend
I ing.some of; the coin has made
sqme of the "decent element"
, which protested, against the re
ception given, him on his arrival
! here, think that maybe the dem-
j onstration was not such a dis-
! grace- to the city after all.
J - Johnny's father lost his sight
I several years ago, and has been
totally blind ever since. Much of
1 John's earnings have gone to doc-
l tDrs for treating his aged parent.
j All efforts to' Testore the old
1 man's sight hve failed and John-
i ny has been told that his. father
j cannot be cured.
J The feather champion refuses
to despair. Physicians having
failed, Johnny is building his
-t hopes on a modern day miracle.
! The elder Kilbane, gent ,by his
I son, will be among the nexfband
of pilgrims that visits the shrine
-j of OurLady of Consolation at
Carey, Ohio. This shrine is cred-
ited with marvelous cures. ,
Thqusands go there each year,
and tales are told of cripples who
throw away their crutches and in
curable invalids restored to
Eddie McGoorty Snd Hugo
Kelly will clash tonight at Ken
osha, and the winner, will prob
acy get a match, with Klaus, or
Dillon for the middleweight title.
Ministers protested against the
fight, bu it will not be stopped.
Featherweight Champion John
ny Kilbane today declined an of
fer from Tom McCarey of $50,
000 forhis exclusive services for
two years. Kilbane thinks he can
make more.money working inde
pendently. The Cubs clipped a-3-fco-l de
feat oh Mobile yesterday. Len
nox played third, and the rest of
the old machine, Evers, Tinker
and Chance, performed. Reul
bach pitched five innings, and-vvas
Chance was much cheered at
the form "Big Ed' exhibited.
Control, which he usually lacks
in the sprjng, was his long suit in.
the battle yesterday.
Pitchers Dresden and Harring
ton and Shortstop Smith were, re
leased by the .Cubs yesterday.
The recruits failed to show bjg
One squad of the Sox went to
San Antonio yesterday to con-!
tinue its training. The first sec
tion, under Callahan, remained at
Waco? satisfactory training ar-
rangements being made.
JMattick, the recruit from Des
Moines, has become a possible
outfield fixture with the Sqx, fol
lowing his slugging in the last
Kid Burns, who fell before
Packy McFarland at Kenosha,
last week, was handed another
fine lacing by Jack Goodrrian in
New-York last nighU