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as a miner in the coal fields adjacent
to Terre Haute, Ind., is an old one.
From his apprentice days manning
the pick, Brownie learned to hit the
hay early and to fise-wtth the chick
ens. Seldom has he been absent from
bed later than midnight
Handicapped for the career he
chose, as the result of having lost the
fore-finger of his right hand while
"monkeying" with a feed chopper at
the age of four, Brown has by clean
living, won his niche in the hall of
Though 40 and at the age when the
average ballplayer is ready for the old
soldiers' home, the Miner bids fair to
again cut a dizzy smath on his re
turn to the Cubs his old alma mater
and the National league.
"I arrfgood for "at least five years,"
says the grizzled Mordecai. "Watch
Major league teams will soon begin
work at the spring training camps,
White Sox at Mineral Wells, Tex.
Cubs at Tampa, Fla.
Giants at Marlin, Tex.
Yankees at Macon, Ga.
Brooklyn at Daytona, Fla.
Boston Sox at Hot Springs, Ark.
Boston Braves at Miami, Fla.
Athletics at Jacksonville, Fla.
Phillies at St Petersburg, Fla.
Washington at Charlottesville.
St Louis Browns at Palestine, Tex.
St. Louis Cardinals at San Antonio.
Pittsburg at Hot Springs, Ark.
Cincinnati at Shreveport
Detroit at Waxahachie, Tex.
Cleveland at New Orleans.
Jimmy Maturo defeated Joe Cap
ron, 50 to 36, in a game of the Inter
state Three-Cushion Billiard league.
Maturo went out with an unfinished
run of seven.
Boxing bouts were pulled off in the
Hyde Park high school gymnasium
last night for the first time and the
schoolboys had a good time. So far
no crusade has been started against
the sport for the prep lads. Two
bouts were halted in the middle of,
the second round, a third was stop
ped at the close of the second and the
other two mills were labeled draws.
Wrestling bouts were also on the pro
gram. Harold Gordon and Leslie
Kellogg, heavyweight, furnished the
best entertainment, going an extra
round, but honors were even.
Clement Browne, Hamilton club,
defeated Perry McGillivray in the
Central A. A. U. 500-yard champion
ship swim in the Hamilton tank. The
time was 6:18 3-5, three seconds
slower than the record, held by Mc
Gillivray. Charley White fought ten tame
rounds with Harvey Thorpe in Kan
sas City and at the finish was given
the newspaper decision. Neither man
exerted himself much.
Marshall 23, Harrison 6.
Wendell Phillips 16, Waller 7.
Crane 17, Harrison 13.
Normal 19, Senn 14.
Trinity 16, Central Park 5.
NEWS FROM BUGVILLE
Mrs. Housefly (to debutante daugh
ter) My dear, it isn't proper that
you should marry an old house fly
like Winger. He's at least 120 min
utes old and you are only 19.
IN THE TRENCHES