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trimmed the Giant pilot McGraw
was knocked down, after -which he
threatened to fix the fan. He diddn't
Bricklayers, 4; McDuffs, 1.
Pullman, 2; Calumet, 1.
Hyde Park Blues, 4; Washington
Electrics, 1; Kenwood, 0.
Hibernians, 3; Mason Park, 3.
Seven fighters who have fractured
the strict Wisconsin boxing statutes
have been summoned to appear be
fore the commission to explain their
behavior. Here is the list:
Frankie Izzo, Chicago, for fouling
Johnny Ertle at Milwaukee.
Ruby Hirsch, for delaying a Keno
sha fight because of the small" crowd.
Stockyards Tommy Murphy, for
stalling in a Hudson fight
Jack Cashiel of St Paul, for stal
ling at Hudson.
Kid Kreisch and Kid Bruhny, both
of Marshfield, for fighting before un
Gene Cannon, Milwaukee, for fail
ing to appear as instructed to weigh
in for fight there.
MAKING ENDS MEET
She Why .there's our chauffeur
and our car, using it as a jitney bus.
He Hush, not so loud! I was driv
en to it I've sent him out to earn
enough to pay his wages.
ODD WAR NEWS
Petrograd The Russian govern
ment has prohibited the exportation
of all poultry, depriving England
alone of approximately $1,750,000
worth of fouls annually.
London. Members of the London
National Guard merchants and pro
fessional men training for reserve
duty are daily practicing the art of
trench digging within a stonesthrow
of St. Paul's cathedral.
London. A British "tommy" home
from the front on leave told how his
pet bird dog on sentry duty with him
"pointed" two Germans in time to
save him from walking into a trap.
Paris. A French private back
from the front related how an Eng
lish newspaper woman in Belgium
stopped in a road while German bul
lets were flying and nonchalantly
powdered her nose, then walked
calmly to safer quarters.
Petrograd. Russian officers report
cannon captured from the Germans
evidence that they were the same an
cient pieces used in the Franco-Prussian
London. A wounded soldier
brought to London hospital gasped
"My name is Ford, Cork wife and
seven children." Then he became
unconscious. The War Office found
the wife and brought her to London,
expenses paid, two days before her
London. British officers at the
front call a German field howitzer a
"Whiz Bang" and a light field gun a
"Little Willie." w
TODAY'S ODDEST STORY
Columbus, Aprij 12. Sen. Sutter
of Cleveland, who has introduced a
bill in the legislature to exempt one
piano in each home from taxation. .
declares his intention of introducing
a 'resolution authorizing the ser- "
geant-at-arms to install a piano' in
the senate chamber and to hire a
pretty girl to perform on it for the
recreation of members. "' "