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select the courses where three cham-'
pionship matches will be held in 1916.
The national open, national amateur
and women's championship tourna
ments will be awarded. Chicago clubs,
are not after any of these events, but
a strong effort will be made by local
golfers to corral the western ama
teur. The most serious rival is the
Del Monte club of California.
Clement Browne, Hamilton club
tank star, sat a new Central A. A. U.
record by paddling a mile in
23:49 4-5, nine seconds slower than
the national record. C. M. Daniels,
who holds the national record, is the
only other man who has ever done
the mile in less than 25 minutes in
Boxing and wrestling are now part
of athletic curriculum at Hyde Park
high schooL Two of the most stren
uous sports on the calendar were
added to the list of athletic activi
ties when a group of students sought
permission from Principal Hiram B.
Loomis for the use of the gymnasium
twice a week. About ten youngsters
made the request, and the popularity
of the indoor sports gained such
headway that at a meeting of the
newly organized club yesterday fifty
three members were enrolled.
When the first tournament is held,
either the latter part of February or
early in March, the enrollment is ex
pected to reach the century- mark.
At that time a real athletic program
will be staged in the massive assem
bly hall, and from three to six wrest
ling bouts and from six to ten boxing
exhibitions will be placed on the pro
gram. The newest sensation in indoor
athletics is Earl Eby, a youngster of
the middle west, who is stepping the
half-mile in less than two minutes.
He is a freshie at Chicago university.
Eby first attracted attention at the
national meet at San Francisco last
summer. He ran in the junior events
and made better time in the half
than the senior stars of the country.
.Eby-s mark, was 1:58- Leroy Camp
bell, senior winner, did the half in
Eby has beaten such speeders as
tM. Cramer of the Olympic club
of San Francisco and D. M. Scott of
Mississippi Agricultural college.
The railroad locomotive from
which Fireman -Jim Eryruv-heavy