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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING,
The young ladies' basketball team
of the Jefferson Park church desire
games at their gym or will travel.
The team is composed of the follow
ing: Misses Fairweather, Karstens,
O'Rourke, Hagerman, Roff, Gordon.
For games address Miss Myrtle Fair
weather, ,225 Throop st.
The speediest middleweights in the
fistic game, Jimmy Clabby and Mike
Gibbons, are in trim for their battle
for the title at Milwaukee tonight.
Harry Stout will referee the bout.
5,000 fans will witness it. The pro
moters expect $18,000 to come into
the box office. 'Twill be a ten-round
go. Clabby is the present title hold
er. Those are the high spots in a
nutshell. We'll tell you tomorrow who
is the best man.
According to the fighters them
selves, each is the best man. Clabby
expresses absolute surety of holding
his title. And Gibbons says he will be
the big cheese when the scrap is over.
Northwestern Military academy
Wednesday scored a victory pver Ke
nosha high school in a warm basket
ball contest. The final score was 18
The Evanston heavyweights and
the Evanston lightweights were both
victors in basketball contests against
Hyde Park boys of their class yes
terday. The heavyweight score was
22 to 16 and the lightweight, 20 to 12.
Rene Thomas, winner of the 500
mile Indianapolis race last year, has
recovered from injuries received
while in the French aviation corps
and will race on the oval this year.
French government granted him a
furlough as a reward for bravery.
Several expert amateur skaters
who will take part in the internation
al series at Cleveland, Jan. 29, have
been asked by officials of the Sports
men's club to staee an exhibition
ere Sunday, Jan. 31, in Grant park.
THE MAGNATE TO HIS LAWYER
lTSjR!rJ (Tap 5
Oh, quote me a law of the things that
And the things that they cannot do.
A law that only applies to them
And never to me or you.
Oh, read me again from that dear old
Of Dubinski versus MacHales,
Where the court decided Dubinski
f could jump
Because of dirt under Mac's finger
nails. Oh, cite me the case of Larry
Who wanted ten thousand from me.
Read only the case I want to hear
And add eighty bucks to your fee.
Jack Johnson can stop Jess Wil
lard in any round he chooses, accord
ing to Dan McKetrick, who traveled
with the big black on the continent
for some time last summer.
"In the Moran bout," said McKet
rick today, "Jack stalled quite a bit
and experts had it figured the cham
pion was about through. He isn't I
know. He was so afraid that he was
going to be tricked out of his title in
the Moran affair that he wouldn't
fight after the third round, but just
stood off and jabbed hiS man silly
rather ihan run the risk of losing his
crown through some technicality."
Paddy Claney, 108 pounds; Joe
Burger, 125 pounds, and Bob Wag-.
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