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In his recent fightagaipst Gus Chris
tie at 'Milwaukee, Dillon weighed in
the neighborhood df 172 pounds, and
was a pocket edition ofc Tommy
Pllon could create ome stir by
busting into the heavies. He is a real
fighter, and though he would be
heavily outweighed by some of the
hogfats now posing as white hopes
he could batter them all over the
Tom Andrews of Milwaukee, Amer
ican representative of Australian
fight promoters, says he has prac
tically completed arrangements to
send Eddie McGoorty, Young Saylor
-;jillF " Vasal
fir " mM
Eddie Campi, coast bantam,' who
licked Benny Chavez in Los Angeles
last night. Camp! Ts a comer Jn the
class presided' over by Johnny Cou-lon.
and Ray Bronson to the Antipodes
for a series of battles. If the men de
cide to make the trip they- will sail
from San Francisco Nov. 18.
McGoorty is threatening to sue the .
Wisconsin boxing commission if he
is blacklisted for f ailing to meet Jack
Dillon in Milwaukee. The Oshkosh
scrapper says he never authorized f
Tommy Walsh to sign articles fort
the Dillon bout under the conditions t
named in the agreement.
If McGoorty decides to make the-f
trip proposed by Andrews he will let f
up on the talk about the suit, how-r
ever, as he would be out of the coun- r
try during the term of suspension.
Willie Ritchie will hurry from New
York to San Francisco after his bout-j
with Leach Cross Nov. 10. This punc
tures the plans of several Milwaukee i
promoters who have been declaring,
that the lightweight champion would f
appear in the Cream City. Ritchie '
says that unless he could meeti
Packey McFarland or Ad Wolgast the r
Milwaukee clubs could not provide a
large enough house to pay -for haul- t
ing his baggage.
Rudolph Utrecht, a young right-1
hander from Fond du Lac, was added
to the Cub pitching staff yesterday. 1
Utrecht has never been in the majors T