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George Stovall running him close
with a triple and two singles.
Jimmy Clabby, Who outfought Ed
die McGoorty in Butte, Mont, last
week, returned to-his home in Ham
mond, Ind., and was given a big
reception. The sheriff announced
that in the future he would not in
terfere with ten-round bouts. With
this promise, dabby is going after
some of the strong boys in the mid
dleweight division and will try to
sign for battles in Hammond.
Wendell Phillips High School won
he interscholastic baseball cham
pionship of Cook County yesterday
by beating Oak Park in a slugfest,
15 to 14. Both teams hit hard and
played loosely in the field, Oak Park
making ten errors.
William Locke, president of the
Philadelphia National League Glub,
is dangerously ill at his home. Locke
was recovering from a recent illness,
but a relapse has caused physicians
to fear for his life.
The first raid on the Federal
League was made yesterday, wljen
the St. Louis Cards signed Pitcher
Tom McGuire and Outfielder Silk
Kavanaugh of the Chicago team. The
only comment of President Powers
of the Federal League was that his
organization must be vplaying good
ball to make the major organizations,
want its players. It is possible re-
prisals will be made by the Feds and
inducements will be held out to mem
bers of the big league teams. An in
vasion of other cities by the Feds
is a certainty.
Johnny Coulon is on deck with a
confident talk about what he will do
to FranMe Burns when he gets him
in the ring at Kenosha next Monday
night. The Logan Square bantam
champ says he will make short work"
of Burns. This is where Coulpn
makes or breaks himself. If he puts
up a good battle against Burns he
will be the choice over Kid Williams
of Baltimore in a championship fight
But-if Burns holds the champion to
a drawy it's gpod-a-bye John.
WEALTHY CONTRACTOR TO .
Charles W. Hudson, 4129 Prairie
avenue, wealthy contractor and di
vorced husband of Mrs. Viola Mcr
Kenna Hudson, who committed sui
cide in London, said today that he
expects to contest the will by which
his formerwiffrleft $5,000 to Michael
Herbert, a young Oxfora" student.
The "Contest will be made on be
half of her young daughter, Viola
Margaret Hudson, who was given in
to the custody of the father when
the divorce decree was-granted. The
will left by Mrs. Hudson provided
that all property remaining after the
bequests first provided for should go
to the girl.
The Northern Trust Company of
this city, trustees of the estate from
which Mrs: Hudson received her in
come, has caused its London branch
to take up the case. Although a cor
oner's jury returned a verdict of sui
cide the English government will be
asked to make an investigation.
At a conference between Mr. Hud
son and officers of the trust company
it will be decided whether the V. S.
officials will be asked to interest
"What I have Teamed in cable
grams from London convinces me
that Mrp. Hudson did not write the
wfll," said Hudson today. "It was de
scribed as. being poorly written and
badly spelled. Mrs. Hudson was
highly educated and a good speller."
ESSAY ON LIFE
Life is real and life is earnest,
Life is not an idle dream.
Watch a gfrl who. weighs but ninety
Get outside a, quart of cream.