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BOXING SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BASEBALL
Fred Fulton won a decision victory
over Porky Flynn in New Orleans
last night, but the Rochester masto
don is not championship caliber now,
and his showing proves he has a long
and rocky road to "travel before he
can challenge for the crown now held
by Jess Willard and receive any con
sideration. On the fight Fulton made last
night there are several men whb are
his superiors. Prank Moran would
surpass the brand of battling put
up by Fulton, and so would Jim Cof
fey. Jack Dillon, light as he is, would
be a fine little investment in the bet
ting line if matched with the north
The fight went the limit of twenty
rounds, and only in the last few did
Fulton do any execution worthy of
note. He woke up then with his long
straight left and planted it to ad
vantage in Flynn's midsection. But
earlier he had been completely out
fought He knew nothing about in
fighting and was completely mystified
every time Flynn came to close quar
ters. Fulton had no defense for that
kind of attack.
He was peppered by Flynn's short
jabs, receiving a cut over his eye. In
the fourth round Fred claimed he had
been hit low, but the referee disal
lowed the claim and the crowd howl
ed at Fred derisively.
Lumping the results of the battle,
Fulton showed himself a novice in
ring generalship, a willing man, but
one knowing little about his work.
Hey, men, hasn't the value of them
there now Cubs leaped up in the last
two weeks. You remember that Char
ley Weeghman bought 90 per cent
of the stock, including players and
franchise, for $500,000.
And now comes Harry Ackerland,
holder of the 10 per cent remaining,
and disposes of it to Weeghman for
$75,000 or maybe more. The price
was at least the figure named. Figur
ing the value of Ackerland's stock at
the value put on the Cubs when
Weeghman bought, he should have
been bought out for about $55,000.
All of which gives rise to a suspr
cion that maybe that $500,000 check
made out to the Corn Exchange
bank, where Charley Murphy does
his bahkiher was all the monfiv in
volved in the transfer of the Cubs. J
imij-ue it uiuu t mmuue uie vtuue ui
the $400,000 in bonds which Murphy
held after he was "out of baseball"
and which controlled the team's
Politics were not eliminated when
the Federal league gave up the ghost,
and seem to be played as well as ever
Tom Seaton, new pitcher for the
Cubs, is due 1 e today, and will tell
Manager Tinker he expects to have
the best season of his career. Pitch
ers always say that in the winter.
Really, Tom should have a good sea
son, and Weeghman and Tinker de
serve the thanks of the fans for get
ting him. j
If they follow out that sportsman
like policy of going after the men
they want, they need not worry about
receiving the patronage of the fans.
Armour 20, Monmouth 16. ,
St John's 44, Lewis 15.
Mercury A. C. 22, First Regt 15.
Evanston 31, Morton 2.
New Trier 27, Oak Park 13.
La Grange 40, Bloom 8.
Hyde Park 19, Loyola 15. '
Wendell Phillips 25, Crane 13.
Bowen 15, Parker 8.
Lake Forest 23, Austin 19.
Calumet 20, Lewis 13.
Charley Morin defeated Frank; tf)
Jones of Philadelphia in a game of
the Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league, 50 to 38.
Bill Louden, former Buffed infield
er, has been bought by the Reds.
Louden once played with Detroit
Chicago defeated Purdue in their
annual indoor track meet at Lafay-