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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 18, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 11',
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Maybe the Harrison drug law isn't
being rigidly enforced in New York.
Or the correspondents know a place
with a side door.
George Stovall, who has been more
active than any other Federal
leaguer in efforts to disrupt 'organ
ized baseball, is tipped to be taken
into the fold and given a good job
when the Feds come to a peace
agreement with the National and
Stovall jumped from, the St. Louis
Browns to the l'eds, managed the
Kansas City club and induced many
players to jump. He is called the
Jesse James of baseball.
Mercury A. C. 35, Keewatin 13.
Riverside 42, Morton 15.
Loyola 26, Edgewater Baptist 15.
Blue Island 35, Lane College 21.
Holy Trinity 15, St Cyrils 2.
Da La Salle 11, St Patricks 1.
The west fared badly in the boxing
tournament at New York last night,
where three battlers from this part
of the country were pitted against
three mitt slingers from the sea
board. Joe Welling was the only
westerner to win.
Joe outpointed Young Brown in
ten rounds and did it easily. He
used a short left to good advantage,
frequently shaking Brown's jaw
with this mode of attack.
Ad Wolgast was forced to quit in
the sixth round against Leach Cross.
The East Side dentist was adminis
tering such severe punishment to the
former lightweight champion that
the referee halted the bout Wolgast
was blinded by a rain of blows and
could barely see his opponent.
And then Joe Man dot was knocked
out by Benny Leonard, an unexpect
ed happening. It occurred in the
seventh round. Leonard knocked
Mandot down previously in the sev
enth round. The knockout was
clean and lifted Leonard to the front
rank of the lightweight division.
Matty McCue handed Pal Brown a
sweet trimming at Duluth, stagger
ing him in the first round "with a
smashing right and continuing the
punishment throughout the mill. In
the eighth Brown was floored twice.
Gosh, what an awful drop for an
expectant public. Now Nate Lewis
says he is through negotiations with
Harry Pollok for a fight between
Charley White and Freddie Welsh
for the lightweight championship.
Nate has made the astounding dis
covery that Pollok is stalling. A mi