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Lane 20, Tilden.4.
Lagrange 34, North-Division 5.
Loyola 55, Kenmore Reds 9.
St Paul 23, Lacosa 8.
White Eagles 60, St Michaels 12.
St Marks 38, Edgewater Pres. 9.
A sick wife has given the ring a
fighter Avho is good enough to be in
the running for the lightweight
championship and if he ever lands
the title it will be because he fought
for a grand cause.
Several years ago Frankie Whit
ney was plying his trade as carpen
ter at Cedar Rapids, la., his home
His wife contracted tuberculosis.
Whitney decided he would have to
earn more money so his wife could
secure proper treatment.
He had boxed some at a club and
shown pretty well, so he decided to
try the mitt game. He succeeded
rapidly and just recently gave Ad
Wolgast, former champion, such a
lacing in five rounds at Atlanta, Ga.,
that Wolgasf s seconds threw up the
Whitney handled all the details of
the match himself. He acted as his
own manager in coming to terms
with Wolgast, rented the theater
where the bout was held, then, using
his ability as a carpenter, erected
The carpenter-fighter attracted so
much attention by the manner in
which he conducted the whole affair
that fans packed the theater and he
made a nice piece of money for use
in aiding his wife to better health.
Whitney entered the fight game at
an age when most fighters are quit
ting. He was 25 when he started.
The reason is that until Mrs. Whit
ney became ill he had no idea of go
ing into the ring.
Whitney, going toward top form at
27, offers a strong contrast to Knock
out Brown of New York, who flashed
long enough to whip two world's
champions and make a fortune and
now, at 24, is trying desperately to y
DRESSMAKER SUES MANDEL'S
FOR $10,000 DAMAGES
Mary Conlon was head dressmaker
at Mandel Bros.' State street depart
ment store two years ago. She made
good money for a loop store em-y
nloye and was doine quite well. ?
On the 13th of March, 1912, she;;;
was walking about on tne tentn noor
and she slipped and fell. She says-
tne noor was covered wun soap auu
water, left by a scrubwoman who did J
nuL ury uie spuu i
The fall was a bad one and doctors 3
in Mandel's emergency hospital, -where
she was rushed right after the
accident, told her that her hip -was
They removed Miss Conlon to a j
hospital and later to her home, where j
she lay for six weeks in bed waiting,
for the hip to heal. The process was j
slow, for Miss Conlon was 40 when, ,
the accident occurred. Another was;
put in her place in the dressmaking r
When Miss Conlon was first lifted v
from her bed, long after the accident
at Mandel's, she discovered a distress" "v
ing fact She could bend over only
with great difficulty and was unable '
to move about quickly.
A dressmaker in Mandel Bros, must
be, among other things, very active,
for the day in the State street de
partment store is long, but not too
long for the work. And Miss Conlon 1
found that she could never handle the
She couldn't get work elsewhere
that would pay anything like the
wage she had received from the de$
partment store, now that she was
crippled. She tried to get Mandel's,,
to settle for a substantial amount!
and they refused.
A talk with Att'y Clarence Darrow '
caused her to file suit against the de
partment store for $10,000.
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