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he could live on the interest of his
money anl buy autos with the reve
nue from houses he owns.
Jess Willard knocked off a couple
thousand a week traveling with a cir
cus and has been guaranteed $30,000
for his next fight.
Ad Wolgast bought a few farms
with the money he made on his title
and Freddy Welsh is a rich man.
The biggest purse Williams ever
drew was $5,500 for taking a beating
from Kilbane. He had to go out of
his class to get that match.
As soon as Williams won the title
he bought a home for his mother and
provided for the education of his
brothers and sisters. He is the oldest
of a family of ten children. He re
fused to go on the stage, preferring
to make his money with his fists. But
he was so good and the crop of ban
tams so small that bouts were scarce.
The best chance this poorest oi
champions has to pick up good mo
ney is a bout with "Kewpie" Ertle,
who also claims the title, by reason
of a decision on a foul when they met
several months ago.
With the exception of Ertle though,
Williams will have to be content with
small purse bouts until some of the
coming bantams develop.
SABATH TO TELL HERALD AUTO
CREW ABOUT SAFETY FIRST
The Herald is taking a long step
forward today. You won't Bee the
difference in the makeup of the pa
per, but if ever you get in front of
a newspaper auto making its deliv
eries you'll know what the Herald
H. L. Starkey, circulation man
ager of the Herald, asked Judge Jo
seph Sabath of the speeders' court to
tell his men of the dangers of smash
ing recklessly about the city with
their machines, as is the habit
The police are afraid to stop the
drivers. This has been proven doz
ens of times. Now comes a circula
tion manager and a judge to try.
Sabath is one of those fellows who i
does just a little more than the other
fellow and he's a regular guy that
the circulation boys can understand.
He'll tell them first to stick to the
speed limit and next to drive care
fully. Then he will show them why
65 persons were killed by auto trucks
during the past year.
JUDGE ROONEY'S MOVE MAKES
HIT WITH HANDBOOKERS
Handbook operators are singing
the praises of Municipal Judge
Rooney, Chicago av. station.
A raid on a flat rented by Mrs!
Anna Quinlan, 303 W. Chicago ay
resulted in the finding of a lot of rac-j
ing forms, several thousand bet
memorandums and other race track
dope. Nine telephones were torn
from the wall.
Edw. Irving, alias "The Rabbit,"
was accused of being the principal
offender. Judge Rooney discharged
Irving and threw the case out of
court. He ordered the telephones
and other appointments returned to
the flat He held that a clearing
house for handbooks was a legitimate
"There are other judges," was
Chief Deputy Schuettler's only com-J
ment of Judge Rooney s action.!
Judge Rooney will be transferred tor
S. Chicago next Monday.
THEY LEARN FAST WHEN THEY
ONCE GET TO THE U. S.
I sat down in a Greek bootblack's
chair for a shine this afternoon. "I
can't help these shoes unless I use
blacking," he said, after five minutes'
work. "You can't black them they
are patent leathers!" I exclaimed.
"Sure," he came back, "but they look
like the patent's expired!"
Twins are more often born in tem
perate than other climates, the rate.
in tne United States being ten cases
m 900 average babies. Triplets are
found to occur once in every 7,910 !