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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 02, 1913, Image 19

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sent his Wife $50-after his fight
with Kaufman and $100 after the
Flynn bout. McCarty's share of
yesterday's purse will be nearly
$7,000. If Luther is consistent he
will send his wife about $125.
Some generosity!
Wendell Phillips High School
football team defeated Astoria,
Ore., 13 toO, yesterday. The field
was dry and the Chicagoans turn
ed loose their trick plays. On their
coast trip the locals won one
game and lost two.
The Cub water wagon made its
official start yesterday.
Frank Chance's next year's
working stand will be settled next
Tuesday. Owner Frank Farrell
of the New York Yanks said to
day he would meet Chance at the
Congress Hotel here next Tues
day and make him an offer to
manage the American Leaguers.
Farrell said Chance would not re
fuse the contract offered him.
Harlem Tommy Murphy forc
ed the seconds of Frankie Burns
to throw up the sponge in the
18th round of their fight at San
Francisco yesterday. Burns was
helpless and Murphy splashed
him all over the ring. The Har
lem boxer was unmarked by the
encounter.
Johnny Kilbane kidded Ollie
Kirk in the first round of their
fight in St. Louis. In the second
the bantam champ cut loose and
beat Kirk to a pulp. The referee
stopped the fight.
One of the reasons wrestling is
not featured in these columns : At
the Globe Theater Referee Ed
Smith decided Plestina had pin
ned Cazeau's shoulders to the ma?
for the first fall. Cazeau kicked
and refused to go on with the
bout. Policemen were called tc,
head off an.incipient riot.
Jack Dillon easily bested Gus
Christie in ten rounds at Indian-j
apolis. Christie was nearly out irv,
the ninth.
Bat Nelson took a nifty beating ,
from Yankee Schwartz in Philafj
delphia last night. Schwartz
grabbed a lead in the first roundj
and increased it every minute un
til the bout was over.
Tampa, Fla., has been definite-?
ly decided on as the next training
place of the Cubs. Business meno
there raised the money to payjs
hotel expenses of the players.
Eddie McGoorty and Jimmyr
Clabby have been matched for ai
ten-round scrap in Milwaukee,!
Jan. 25.
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Explained.
An attendant at a certain instw
tute for the deaf and dumb was".
undergoing a pointless rapid-fire-inquisition
at the hands, of a fe
male visitor. f
"But how do you summon these
poor mutes to church?" she asked
finally, with what was meant to.
be a pitying glance at the inmates;
near by.
'By ringing the dumb bells,
madam," retorted the exasperaU
ed attendant.
, Australia has got to back up in
her war on race suicide through at
$25 bounty per child, or else offer,
a bounty on fathers for the chil-.
dren.

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