niglit, scaling in the neighborhood of
145 pounds, almost ten pounds more
than Saylor. He should be censured
of course, but we can't get up much
patriotic anger, remembering the
"lightweight" poundage of Packey
McFarland, Willie Ritchie and a raft
of other Americans.
Joe Capron defeated Pierre Mau
pome, .50 to 46, in a game of the In
terstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league at Leffingwell's.
Rube Oldring, Athletic outfielder,
announces he will retire from base
ball and live on his New Jersey farm.
Connie Mack was reported to be dis
satisfied with Oldring and was ready
to trade him to some other American
league team. Evidently Oldring re
ceived an inside tip as to his destina
tion and did not like it.
The annual cross country cham
pionship of the Central Amateur Ath
letior union will be staged thisVear at
Douglas park on Nov. 20 under the
auspices of the Bricklayers' Athletic
club. There will be twenty prizes
and the Peter Shaughnessy team
trophy open to teams of eight, the.
five best scores counting.
Entries will close with W. J. Ken
nedy, 42z South Campbell av., on
Nov. 13. The Bricklayers will hold a
meeting on Saturday afternoon at
Comiskey field, and candidates to
help finish the new 440-yarfi track
have been asked to report,
Jumping pits have been installed
and the outdoor handball court is
finished. Later the court may be in
closed. Marquette park, lying between
California and Central avs. and 67th
and 71st sts., is one of the largest of
the city's parks and one of the least
known. Heretofore there has been
no electric transportation to the fine
eighteen-hole golf course there. Be
ginning this morning the Chicago
Surface Lines will operate its Kedzie
av. cars over the new southern ex
tension from 63d to 67th sts., the
southern terminus being at the north
era eatrance of the park. The park
can be reached from any part of the
city by transfer for a single fare.
Reports from Yale are that Alex
Wilson, captain of the eleven, has
taken things into his own hands, dis
missed Head Coach Frank Hinkey
and called on Tom Shevlin, old-time
Yale star, to take charge of the
This was Hinkey's first year in
charge of the eleven. Yale made
the poorest showing in years, losing
to University of Virginia, Washing
ton and Jefferson and Colgate.
It is understood Capt Wilson and
Coach Hinkey have disagreed all sea
son. The storm broke when Yale
was trimmed by Colgate.
Wilson, it is said, sent a hurry call
to Minneapolis for Tom Shevlin.who
is in the lumber business.
Shevlin, although a business man,
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