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(mark ties De-Oro's world's record for
tournament work. Other scores were:
Ellis 50, Eames 40; Morin 50, Jevne
23; Hahman 50, De Orb 36. Today's
matches are: Jevne and Lean", Kieck
hefer and Eames, Daly and Capron,
Morin and Ellis.
THIS BANTAM AFTER BEST OF
Jimmy Walsh, the Chicago ban
tam, is now after a match with
Johnny Coulon, Who wants to come
back. Walsh has been fighting al
most weekly and although 26 years
of age old for a bantam has prov
en himself a boxer of no mean class.
TODAY'S ODDEST STORY
Tigerton, Wis., March 17. This
village boasts the largest family in
the United States. There aren't so
many of them, but there's a lot of
. At a recent gathering of the Hoff
man brothers- a dispute arose as to
which was the biggest man in the
family. They got weighed, with the
following result: Hubert, 243; John,
1233; Matt, 220; Louis, 229; Joseph,
230; Henry, 280; Harry, 247; J. H.,
217; Hans, 234. Sounds like the line
up of a team of bowlers with their
That's more than a ton of broth
ers, at an average of 233 pounds per
IRELAND AND GERMANY HAVE
REGULAR COURTROOM WAR
The Germans and Irish are not at
war in Europe, but they were at war
in the court of domestic relations yes
terday in the case of Engelbert Ha
macher, nationality apparent, and his
wife Lena, Irish.
Engelbert is 63 and was married
to Lena three years, ago. Lena had
a family and Engelbert declares that-"Weel-lie
(Willie), the son, caused
the trouble because Lena cooked
"Weel-lie's meals, but refused to cook
anything for Engelbert, and in high
dudgeon Engelbert declared war by
pioving his bed to the garret
Thereupon he declares "Weel-lie"
called him naughty names and order
ed him out of the house, and Lena
backed "Weel-lie," and so he depart
ed on the very day that he had given
the ungrateful Lena a $5 bill.
Engelbert was a very imposing fig
ure as he stood in the courtroom.
His bass voice rumbled, his deep blue
eyes flashed and a sense of Irish in
justice caused him to tremble.
Lena contented herself with tell
ing how much she stood in mortal
terror of the, German and how sting5
he was and how unkind he was to
"Weel-lie" and she wouldn't live
with him anymore, but she thought
he should be made to support her, and
she begged Engelbert to tell the
truth and not such dreadful lies, and
they engaged in a battle with the
courtroom as the battlefield, and it
ended by Engelbert being ordered to
pay Lena $5 a week.
Ireland was victorious.
Japan evidently believes in putting
the price high so as to come do'wnl '