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Jim Flynn has been signed as
an umpire in the Western League.
Evidently Jim means to return to
the ring. He is in training.
Jess Willard has found the
knuckle he busted on the map of
Frank Bauer was not as seriously
injured as at first believed. He
will begin training for several
bouts next week.
Billy Walters of the naval
training station and Tommy
Sheehan of Chicago have signed
to fight before the club offering
the best terms. They will weigh
145 pounds the day of the match.
Boxing in Milwaukee received
a big boost from two different
sources today, and the game is
fairly safe" in the Wisconsin city.
Gov. McGovern decided that the
sheriff of Milwaukee should cen
sor all fights, and the sheriff
showed where he stood a few
days ago when he refused to stop
a fight on the demand of the dis
trict attorney. The greatest sur
prise was a resolution adopted by
the ministerial association de
claring that the Jack Redmond
Pal Brown match, over which so
much controversy arose, was not
' a violation of the law. The asso
ciation also pledged itself to work
for a law regulating the fight
WE WILL ALL GET LOST
No longer will the belated trav
eler who has been riding most of
the evening around oceans of
booze in a sea-going hack be able
to flop himself on a street car
with the curt instructions to drop
him off at 45th avenue, because if
the sub-committee of our city
council is right there will be no
Yesterday the sub-committee
met and drewa list of 400 changes
of street names which will be pre
sented to the council for passage
next Monday night.
All diagonal streets will be
known as roads.
The exclusive residents of
Clarendon avenue will be horror
stricken when they learn that
they live on North Halsted street.
One thing to be thankful for:
Tongue-twisting Goethe street
will be changed to Bryson st.
All the numbered avenues in
Austin will be given names.
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