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ning over these topnotchers-of the
welter class he bases his claim to the
Baseball is on "probation" in the
Conference colleges. The schedule
for next spring wilPbeplayed out
and then the athletic authorities will
see what is to be done.
Baseball, you see, interferes with
football, as some of the football stars
are also diamond men and pjay dur
ing the summer, thereby smearing
their eligibility records. Nothing
must be allowed to interfere with
MARGUERITE SYLVA WEDS A
The opera singer was married in
Paris to Lieut. Bernard L. Smith of
Richmond, Va. Smith is an assistant
naval attache of the American embassy.
football. It is spoken of among the
college governing bodies as the
greatest college amateur sport, but it
is also the greatest college money
maker and that may have something
to do with removing all obstacles
from its path.
There will surely be some great
kicks if baseball is abolished in the
Big Nine. Illinois, which has always
had a fine team, threatens to desert
the Conference should the ban on
diamond games be made permanent.
Coach Stagg of the University of
Chicago is dead set against baseball,
but the Maroon school has secured
considerable advertising from Orient
al trips taken by basebal teams
bearing its brand. These junkets
beat anything ever undertaken by
Abolishing baseball will not stop
professionalism among college ath
letes. Intelligent rules will be enough
to do this, if any athletic body ever
decides to take such a step.
Mike Yullo won the championship
of the West Side newsboys, knock
ing out Sam Denove in the fifth
round. Yullo had all the best of the
Joe Weiss, former semi-pro, will be
the regular first baseman of the
Whales in 1916 and Caruso Beck and
Bill Jackson will be disposed of.
Pullman 3, Campbell Rovers 0.
Hyde Park Blues 2, McDuffs 2.
Chicago Americans 1, Pram 0.
Chicago Swedish 4, Caledonians 0.
OWNERSHIP LEAGUE TO MEET
33rd ward branch of Public Own
ership league will hold meeting at
Hodnett's hall, Armitage and Craw
ford tonight. Officers have been
elected and precinct organizations
made up. House to house canvas
has already begun.
"What do you expect for Christ
mas?" "My wife's relatives."