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encouraged amateur ball, looking
upon the amateurs as feeders to the
professional game and figuring that
there would be benefits all around if
the amateurs helped create a base
Little did the magnates know that
in a short time the amateur game
would actually threaten the health of
That such a thing has happened
cannot be denied in view of the situa
tion in Cleveland and the wonderful
country-wide boom in amateur sports
of all kinds.
There is nothing the clubowner
can do to change conditions. It is
simply up to them to wait and see if,
by offering a high-class article of ball,
with less commercialism involved,
they can regain patronage lost dur
ing the past two years of inferior ball,
due to the baseball war.
Until this is decided it behooves
them to hold down a bit in their hopes
for the future. The amateur propo
sition is getting bigger all the time.
Whiting Owls 48, Hamlin Tri. 42.
Evanston 52, Whiting High 24.
Hamlin Maroons 31, Waukegan 22
Indoor Ball Scores
De La Salle 1, Orioles 0.
Damen 8, Marquette 4.
De Soto 9, Brownson 0.
Madonna 7, Leo 6.
O'Connell 23, University 6. "
Crescents 13, Villa A. C. 6.
Dodgers 9, Garfield 5.
CATCH ALLEGED DOPE PEDDLER
James Latcher was arrested with
a "load" of "coke," according to the
police, at Washington sL and Fifth
av. last night by Detective Serg'ts
Wild and Eastman of Second Deputy
Schuettler's dope squad. Latcher is
colored and in a hip pocket carried a
bowie knife that had a six-inch blade
sharpened to a razor edge. The dope
was found concealed in the inside of
his hatband. He will be arraigned
before Judge Heap.
AGNES NESTOR AGAIN HEADS
WOMEN'S TRADES UN. LEAGUE
Miss Agnes Nestor was re-elected
president of the Women's Trade
Union league of Chicago at the an
nual election held yesterday in Schil
ler hall. Miss Mary E. McDowell was
re-elected vice president and Miss
Francis E. Harden and Miss E. Bea-,
trix Dauchy re-elected secretary and
Other officers elected were: A. K
Maynard, Miss Elizabeth Christman
and Miss Mollie Guinan, members of
auditing committee; Mrs. Raymond
Robins and Miss Emma Steghagen,
delegates to Chicago Federation of
Labor; Miss Edna Steghagen and
Miss Jessie Johnston, delegates to
Chicago Trades Union Label league
JUDGE TO PUT LID ON LOOP
FOX TROT CLUBS
No more booze served after 1 a. m.
at loop dances. CapL Collins issued
the order last night following a con
ference with Chief Healey.
Too many girls have gone into
court and told that they met their
downfall after drinking at dancing
clubs in the loop. Some of the clubs
are at swell hotels. The Morrison
hotel has twice been mentioned in
court by girls brought in on morals
Some believe that Capt Collins'
newest edict is a result of the tale
Ruth Crist told Judge Uhlir"bf early
morning fox trot parties at the Lin
wood, which is on Morrison hotel
property. The Linwood, it is said,
has fallen heir to patronage of the
Boosters' club, located in the Morri
son hotel, which Judge Uhlir recent
ly put out of business because of the
stories of girls who went wrong.
Capt Collins intimated that the
Linwood would be closed.
"Most of these dancing clubs are
in rooms up stairs," said Judge Uh
lir. "No one can get into them un
less one has the password or is
known to the proprietor."