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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 15, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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it all over Prankie Callahan in ten
rounds at Milwaukee. Callahan skid
ded through the bout, and it -was easy
for Palmer. In the same show Art
Magirl thoroughlydisposed of Len
Rowlands, going out "in- front in the
last four rounds.
John Paul Jones, former Cornell
athlete, former holder of the inter
collegiate mile record, will not retire
from athletics. He is to join the
Illinois A. C, and will race under the
tri-color. He is expected to confine
his efforts to the half mile.
Beats Becker, utility outfielder of
'BIDDLE'S BRIGADE" READY FOR
ANTHONY DREXEL J. BDOLE
He called for recruits recently for
President Wilson's "preparedness"
movement, and 2,300 young Phila
delphians are now members or "Bid
die's Brigade," ready to fight for
The youthful actor has just receiv
ed his first engagement in an impor
tant company and the good fortune
had strained his hat band. At the
first rehearsal he was heard to re
mark: "These rehearsals are a
beastly fag, but thank goodness, I
know my words." "Both, of them?"
asked the star.
the Phils, has been given an uncon
Roger Bresnahan has not been
given his release from the Cubs, as
reports from the east said. There
won't be any unconditional release
for Roger until he gets something on
that fat contract he holds. President
"Weeghman says there are several
teams angling for the ex-Cub man
ager, but the impression is gaining
that Roger's consent must be secured
to any deal which Involves his fu
ture. Basketball Scores.
Hyde Park 30, Bowen 15.
Austin 27, Harrison 6.
Wendell Phillips 8, Lane Tech 5.
Lake View 13, Schurz 11.
Senn 7, Waller 5 .
Hyde Park 13, Bowen 7.
Medill 32, Lane 9.
Harrison 15, Austin 5. i
Minnesota 29, Indiana 20.
The Tapco basbetball team of the
Auto Parts Co. is matched for a game
with the Cathedral A. C. in March.
Tapcos is composed of former high
school players, and a strong team has
been put together. Symonds, former
ly of Carl Schurz, tossed 32 baskets
in one game while a high schooler.
MAYOR TRIES TO TAKE VOTERS'
The scrap between Mayor Thomp
son and the Municipal Voters' League
was taken downstate to the" Sanga
mon County courts yesterday. Here
the Thompson men started manda
mus proceedings to force Secretary of
State Stevenson to issue a charter to
them under the name "Municipal
Voters' League." They claim the
M. V. L. has no right to the name.
Meanwhile Thompson attorneys,
according to the mayor, are prepar
ing a libel suit to be filed against the
officers of the regular organization.
Trouble arose when the'M. V. L. is
sued its annual statement and called
the activities of Mayor Thompson an
attempt to put a "spoils system" to
work in the city. .
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