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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL
, Mike Gibbons and "Kelly Battle in a
Kenosha Ring Tonight.
' Attendance at the Mike Gibbons-
Spike Kelly fight in Kenosha tonight
"is liable to be light because of the
present baseball f uore, but those fans
who journey to the Wisconsin city
witt see a show well worth the trip.
Gibbons' Is a star of the welter
weight class, but has been forced to
meet middlewelghts because of the
, scarcity of men in his own division
who will give him a fight He has it
on Kelly In cleverness and. general
ship in tW ring and also packs a
damaging punch. i
Kelly has one chance That is to
bore in with his flail-like punches and
land a lucky oneHe has a haymaker,
but will find Gibbons a difficult man'
to plant it on. Spike will have the
advantage of Eddie McGoorty's ad
vice in his corner. The Oshkosh man
has fought Gibbons several times and
knows bis style.
There should be no staffing about
the mill. Both men are game and
willing to swap punches.
A special train will leave here over
the Northwestern at 6:45 o'clock, re
turning directly after the main event
v Champion Johnny Kilbane won a
hollow victory from Kid Julian in ten
rounds in New York. Kilbane un
buckled a damaging punch, but lack
ed the finishing touch. He put Julian
down for nine in the sixth, but the
Syracuse boy stalled through.
Gus Christie of Milwaukee knock
ed out Billy Madden in the third
round of a scheduled 15-round fight
at Dayton, 0.
The St. Louis city series game was
' postponed again. Indicating that the
weather man is frying to protect St.
Joe Lavlgne got a decision over
Fatsy Brannigan, the Pittsburgh
feather, in six rounds at Philadelphia.
"Brannigan was over weight and slow.
Chapped and Collins Are Sox Stars
Wiltse Giant Hero.
RESULTS YESTERDAY N
White Sox, 6; CubB, 4.
New York Giants, 3; Athletics, 0.
Pittsburgh, 4; Cleveland, 3 (12 in.).
Forty-two years ago today Mrs.
O'Leary's well-known cow kicked
over a now celebrated lamp on the
West Side, and a conflagration was
started that swept through Chicago
until it burned itself out for lack of
more territory to attack.
A little over twenty-four hours ago
John Collins caught one or Larry
Cheney's choice shoots on the end of
his bat and kicked the ball far into
left field for a triple, scoring Chase
and Bodie, who were on-base.
And with that blow ;the heart-burning
that swept through the West Side
dwarfed the historic town burning.
Before the game the man who
would have bet Collins wpuld make
that triple on a curve ball "would have
been dumped in a clayhole and de
odorized. Shano is notoriously weak
on the hooks. But he connected this
once and the stuff was off. Later in
the game he fanned on the same kind
of a pitch.
Strange as it may sound, the Cubs
out batted their opponents, but at the
same time were outpltched. Evers'
men collected a dozen hits for 21
bases. The Sox got 11 safeties for 18
But in the earlier portions of the
game, when hits meant runs for the
Cubs, Reb Russell, southpaw extra
ordinary, was Out-there on the hill
brushing away the Cub batters. In
the first inning Leach and Evers poled
singles. Then the Rebel fanned Zim
Callahan's men. got the-jump that
naturally goes to the winner of the
first game, but they did not outclass