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American ass'n club owners were
scheduled to' meet at the Congress
hotel today to talk oyer the 191-5 busi
ness. Central A. A. U. athletes will com
pete in a five-mile -championship run
at the Chicago Hebrewlnstitute field,
Saturday, Qct 17.
Women's Western Qolf ass'n will be
guests at the Indian Hill Golf club
today. Interesting matches sched
uled. Chick Evans, western amateur
golf champion, played .Byrnes park
gob! course at Waterloo, la., in 34
Sunday, establishing-a course record.
Distance swimmers will compete in
a two-and-a-half-mile race along the
breakwater from the Columbia Yacht
club to Twelfth street and return
next Saturay. Two loving cups have
been awarded by Commodore Doran
of the Columbia Yacht club. The win-
HE'S WILLING JO GIVE KILBANE
5500 FOR A FIGHT
Here's a lad who thinks he's some
pumpkins as a fighter. He believes
he is so good it would be worth $500
to him to get a scrap with Feather
weight Champion Johnny Kilbane, so
he's out with an offer to give Kilbane
that amount for a bout Mickey Don
ley is his name and he hails from
New York. The chances are he will
get to hand over his $500, for Kilbane
1b overlooking no chance these days
to add to his bankrolL
ner of the swim will get one and the
first man over 36 years of age to fin
ish will get the other.
Motorcycle races, walking races
and even football and baseball games
were called off right and left in Chi
cago Sunday on account of the rain
and cold weather.
Hyde Park Blues defeated the Mc
Duffs 3 to 1 Sunday in a scrappy
game of association football. Other
'games in the third round of the Chi
cago District Football ass'n were
postponed on account of flooded
In the second division Corinthians
beat S. Chicago, 5 to 0, and Harvest
ers won f rpm Kenwoods, 2 to 1.
Irvin Mahl, running under the col
ors of the Columbia Athletic club of
St Louis, beat Jo LoomlS of the Chi
cago Athletic Ass'n in an invitation
100-yard dash at St Louis Sunday.
JAMES KEIR HARDIE, LONDON
LABOR LEADER, DEAD
London, Sept 27. James Keir
Hardie, labor member in parliament
and leader of the peace element in
the British Socialist party, died of
pneumonia in a iiursing home in
J. Keir Hardie was born Aug. 15,
1856, and he worked in the mines as
a pit man, seldom seeing sunlight,
from the age of 7 until he was 24.
He became president of the Ayr
shire Miners' union and in 1882 en
tered the journalistic field. He found
ed and edited the Miner and later was
editor of the Labor Leader, the re
cognized organ of the independent'
labor movement in Great Britain.
He was chairman of the Indepen
dent Labor party from 1893 until
1900 and led the labor party in the
house of commons fro&i 1906 until
1908o In 1900 he was elected to rep
o o .
If you do today what you should do
tomorrow you won't be putting off
till tomorrow what you should do to?
-? Jir AA.