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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 31, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045487/1915-12-31/ed-1/seq-11/

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the colleges prevented a clause being
iadopted which would preclude the as
sociation in games of college players
'with professionals.
Bicycle riders who compete in six
day races are planning to form a
union, affiliate with the American
Federation of Labor and fight the
. National Cycling ass'n, the govern
; ing body of the bike sport This is
one development of the effort ot
Packey McFarland and a syndicate
of Chicagoans to buck the Cycling
Federation with an outlaw six-day
race. Packey's position became so
strong, when riders flocked to his
banner, that the federation agreed to
give him a franchise for holding 3
race here, providing the federation;
got a portion of the gate receipts. No1
Frankie Whitney, the Carpenter-fighter

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