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counting 40 points. The three Sclie
rer brothers of Hyde. Park scored
Jess Lean, Detroit, defeated Au
gust Kieckhefer, Chicago, in an In
terstate Three-Cushion billiard game
at Detroit, 50 to48.
Directors of"th&. Western Golf
ass'n have decided that an amateur
golfer cannot accept free transporta
tion to a golf tournament and retain
his amateur standing. The ruling is
expected to cause a row at the W. G.
A. annual meeting, Jan. 15.
Pal Brown of Hibbing, Minn.,
knocked out Sammy Taylor of De
troit in the sixth round at Windsor.
Brown had all the best of the mill.
St. Ignatius 38, "Wendell Phillips 3.
Northwest. U. 38, Norwest Col. 24.
I. A. C. 60,.Buena Memorial 18.
Englewood 18, Parker 5.
Hamlin 34, Armour Mission 24.
Morris A,. C. 46, Dodgers 24.
-St Jarlaths 28, Hull House 19.
St Patrick 14, St James 1.
Perez 4, Englewood 3.
Columbus 4, Ravenswood 1.
St Phillips 4, St Patricks 2.
Jimmie Kilroy, North Side fight
manager, has a regular stable of
fighters at all weights: Otto Sieloff,
135 pounds, who put out Eddie Mc
Farland of Boston in five rounds New
Year's day; Young Herman, Cana
dian welterweight champion, at 147
pounds; Battling Thomas, Brooklyn
middleweight, at 158 to 160 pounds,
and he has now signed up a heavy
weight by the name of Clyde McDan
iels of Bruceville, Ind., who is only
18 years old, weighs 179 pounds and
stands 6 foot 3. Kilroy says he will
be pleased to talk "fight" to Doc
Krone in behalf of his heavyweight,
Karl Miller. Kilroy is looking for
fights with any one in the country in
all of these classes, and will fight in
private or before any club that will
hang up a suitable purse. Jimmy
wrote this himself and ought to
know wjiat he is talking about
1 MYSTERY IN FIRE AT STATE
WAR AND NAVY BLDG.
Washington, Jan. 6. Fire was dis
covered last night in the State, War
and Navy building, within stone's
throw of White House. Blaze was
checked in time to save public rec-
ords of untold value.
Several suspicious circumstances!
in connection with fire prompted the
authorities to authorize careful in
quiry. Fire started in a repair shop in the
basement on navy department side of
building. Close by are stored public
records of great value that could not
have been replaced if destroyed.
When watchmen on duty made an at
tempt to turn in an alarm they found
fire alarm system was out of order.
Entering repair shop one of the
watchmen found 2 large containers
full of gasoline right in pathway of
flames. Gasoline was removed just
in time to prevent ignition.
Ralph Rollman, Yellow Taxi chauf
feur, confessed last night that he
knew the bandits who escaped with
$3,500 from St. Luke's hospital Tues
day. According to Rollman, the men,
who executed the robbery were
Chas. Searles, 25; Sid McGuire, 23,
and Paul Fox, 23. All have skipped
.Searles planned the robbery, says
Rollman. He was an oiler in the en
gine room of the hospital up to a
few days ago.
Ed Fleming, secretary to State's
Att'y Hoyne, brought out the con
fession with the aid of Capt Hunt of
the detective bureau.
Hunt was complimented by Chief
Healey for "getting" Rollman.
The Los Angeles -Examiner has
just closed an animal story contest
in which the question, "Why does a
cow have two stomachs?" appeared.
One child answered thus: "So that
when she has an ache in one of her
stomachs she can use the other one,"