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waiver price, which makes it possible
that Cy Williams will remain a Cub.
Tommy Leach, former Pirate, Cub
and Red, has been made manager of
the Rochester club of- the Interna
Jimmy Smith, the tall boy who
played short for the Chifeds part of
last season, has been bought by the
Pittsburgh Nationals from Baltimore.
The national commission has de
nied the plea of Eddie Plank that he
be made a free agent. He is declared
the property of the St Louis Browns.
Kid Herman of New Orleans made
a remarkable fight against Kid Wil
liams, bantamweight champion, for
twenty rounds at New Orleans last
night and at the end was given a
draw. Williams on several occasions
was In danger of a sudden defeat and
his championship crown wabbled
Both boys fought Meeting in the
center of the ring they would slug
toe to toe until one or the other
would have to give ground. This was
the hardest fight Williams ever had
in his career, and at the finish both
of the men were badly marked.
August Kieckhefer defeated Chas.
Le Gros, 50 to 37, in a game of the
Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league. Kieckhefer made high run
of ten, one short of the league record.
Jack Dillon and Battling Levinsky
will meet for ten rounds in New York
tonight. They should furnish good
entertainment Their previous meet
ing was a draw, but Dillon has made
& remarkable record since that time,
and is favorite.
The Cathedral Athletic club wishes
to schedule games with local and out-of-town
fives averaging 125 lbs.
Smith, a former Wisconsin player,
has been coaching the Cathedral five
and has instilled a lot of pep Into
them, as evinced by their recent win
over the St Vincent five. Call Hay
market 5020 and ask for Berg.
. With the Republican national con
vention opening June 7 and the sec
ond annual Chicago automobile derby
scheduled for Saturday of that week,
June 10, David F. Reid, president of
the local Speedway ass'n, wishing to
give .the race thrill-seekers an even
run for their hotel reservations with
the presidential slatemakers, yester
day made arrangements to establish
a hotel information bureau at speed
way headquarters, where out-of-town
spectators may obtain up-to-the-minute
information on hotel accommoda
tions and make room reservations by
mail or telegraph.
This year's motor derby is expected
to attract spectators from all over the
country, and that the attendance
from out of town will be greater than
last season, when the race had its in
ception and lacked the prestige that
it now holds by virtue of the record
breaking time in 1915.
Not only has the distance and purse
of the 1916 race been reduced, but the
speedway directors have cut the ad
mission prices as well.
Austin 42, Harrison 13.
Crane 25, Austin 2.
Marshall 12, Crane 9.
Hyde Park 38, Fenger 11.
Bowen 13, Hyde Park 11.
Calumet 6, Hyde Park 4.
Calumet 20, Fenger 11.
Englewood 11, Parker 6.
Parker 24, Tilden 11.
Schurz 17, Waller 11.
Loyola 32, Senn 10. .
CHICAGO JUDGE DECIDES FOR
WORKERS IN NEW YORK
New York, Feb. 8. 20,000 union
waist and dress workers won an im
mediate advance in salary of about
15 per cent and shorter hours,
through finding of board of arbitra
tion, headed by Judge Julian Mack
of Chicago, made public today. De
cision gives union workers an in
crease of about $250,000 in annual
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