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of scholastic trdubles. Pavlicek has
been a scorer in all the events in
which he has participated.
Indoor Ball Scores
Holy Trinity 10, De La Salle 6.
St Patrick 17, St. Cyril 1.
Maroons 35, Northwestern CoL 17.
Illinois 22, Purdue 11.
St Andrew Com. 27, Lawndale 20.
O'Boyle A. C. 46. Sullivan Colts 25.
Wabash 33, Indiana 18.
The North Side Athletic club will
hold a Wrestling tournament Friday
evening at 1638 N. Halsted. Sixljouts
says "the touch" is:'the big thing in
billiards, but to give the ball the
proper touch there must be the prop
er foundation or bridge to work on.
That come&.in placing the hands and.
Hoppe is a past master in making
bridges' and has 100 "or more different-positions
in which, he places his
hands and fingers for different shots.
He seems to be walking about the
table on his fingers.
In some cases the champion braces
on all four fingers and allows the
cue to slide over the top of the
Willie Hoppe's Bridge for Masse Shots
have been arranged, the contestants
ranging from little fellows up to the
heavyweights. The card, follows:
Dick Grotty vs. Chris Demetros;
Fred Flechsig vs. Ignatz Kowalski,
fc 145 pounds; Steve Kitschka vs.
Shorty Russell, 158 pounds; Louis
Talaber vs. Peter Kokavich, 158
pounds; Henry Wirth, 136 pounds,
vs. Billy Smith, 150 pounds; Carl
Schultz, 220 pounds, vs. Frank Koch,
230 pounds. The show will be put
on at popular prices.
This thing of playing billiards is
largely a fox trot of the fingers.
Willl'9 Hopep, worjd's champion,
thumb. In making other shots hd'
braces on only two fingers or on one
In some cases Hoppe's fingers are
spread out as far as he can spread
them and in others they are bunched
He spent many years learning the
proper positions for various shots.
While Hoppe will brace one way1
for a certain shot, some other shark a
Wil Itake a differeat stance. Each
player seems to have a fox trot of his '
"There are three things a person
must learn to play even an average
game of billiards,." says Hoppe.
"First, make the right bridge for all