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BASEBALL ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING'
Boxing Bill Has Chance to Pass t
Palzer Latest "Come-Back."
Lavender To Have Another Chance--'
Chase With Sox Today.
In spite of the blot cast on boxing
by the Pelkey-McCarty fight there is
a fair chance for the fightbill now
before the Illinois legislature to pa:s.
It has gone to third reading in the
House and is ready to be called up
for passage any time. In the Senate
action has been withheld until the
House makes a move.
All of the Harrison Democrats will
support the measure, as a provision
has been put in it which the mayor
demanded, and with which he will
sanction it. Unlike the laws in other
states, the'plan here is to have two
commissions to handle the sport, one
for the state and one for Chicago.
The later 'feature was demanded by
Al Palzer, the Iowa white hope,
says he will try to come back. This
may be "surprising news, as AL in thej
opinion of many, never showed he
was "there." The man who was
licked by Luther McCarty has, gone
to Mt Clemens, Mich., where he is
taking the baths in an effort to get
out of his system a lot of "dope" and
medicine that was fed to him to over
come malaria. In a short while he
will return to his Iowa farm, which
will be converted into a training
camp. After some preparation Palzer
is going after matches with Sam
Langford and McVey, two mighty
husky smokes in the punch-swapping
If Palzer is ever to amount to any
thing' in the fight game he must have
the teaching of some experienced,
clever veteran who has been through
the milL Jim Corbett would be an
ideal tutor for Palzer, but Corbett is
too busy to undertake the job.
Mike Gibbon? was careful of his
fight with Joe "White in Boston last
nightand took the decision at the-end
of twelve rounds. s a.
Boston, 3; Chicago, 2.
Cleveland, 8; New York, 2. .
Philadelphia, 7; Detroit, 3.
Washington, 3; St. Louis, 2.
New York, 5; St Louis, 3.
Cincinnati, 1; Brooklyn, 0.
Pittsurgh, 7; Boston, 2.
(Only three games scheduled.)
Minneapolis, 5; Kansas City, 0.
Indianapolis, 10; Columbus, 8.
St Paul, 10; Milwaukee, 9.
Toledo-Louisville (wet grounds).
St Louis-, 5; Chicago, 2.
Cleveland, 5; Covington, 1.
Indianapolis, 4; Pittsburgh, 1.
James' Sariford Lavender, Cub
pitcher, is o have another chance to
make good on the West Side. Waiv
ers have not been asked on him and
Jim says he is far from ready to quit
Lavender has his own excuse for his
lack of effectiveness. Franls Chance
is to blame.
This is the way Lavender explains
the situation: He says that when he
was working in the International
League he did his most deadly work
with a slow ball, using speed and
curves, only when in a tight place.
According to Lavender, Chance did
not approve of the weary -waft and
instructed him to put something on
Then, says Lavender, I had to learn
all over again. He claims he tried
his slow ball toward the end of the
game in Muscatine Monday, -and got
by with it Therefore, he believes he
can still hang up a string of victories
if allowed to use his own judgment.
We hope Lavender is right, as he is
a likeable fellow, and one of the most