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his checkbook, and will not hesitate
to write in it if he is offered any de
Ban Johnson, president of the
American League, says the Cleveland
American Leaguejeam has been sold.
He is not sure when the names of the
new owners will be given out It may
happen today, and maybe not for a
long time. Ban-also intimates that
Lee Fohl will continue as manager of
the Indians, thus foiling Rober Bres
nahan and George Stovall, both of
whom are said to be after the job.
Harvard football will be taught on
the Pacific slope next fall and by one
of the greatest gridiron players of all
time. Eddie Mahan, captain, sensa
tional kicker and fullback of the 1915
Harvard eleven, has consented to
coach the University of California
backfield candidates, but will not sign
a contract until -after his graduation
From hints that Joe Tinker has
been dropping, it is probable Art Wil
son, catcher, will go to Pittsburgh in
the deal between the Cubs and Pi
rates. Joe and Jimmy Callahan were
scheduled for a session late this after
noon to arrange the matter. Tinker
yesterday secured control of the Pe
oria club, signing the final papers.
Jack Britton, Chicago welter, out-
New York. Lewis seemed stale, and 1
f difi not rally until the final session.
Britton did great execution with his
left, jabbing the Englishman contin
ually. In the same show Eddie Campi won
easily from Kid Sullivan. The Cali
fornian showed some of -his old pro
wess. Charley Le Gros, Peoria, defeated
James Maturo, 50 to 30, in a game
of the Interstate Three-Cushion Bil
liard League. Maturo was badly off
Craig Redmon, world's record hold
er in the plunge, will not compete to
night in the Central A. A. U. cham
pionships at the Chicago A. A. tank.
Five entrants will take part in the
event, the same number being slated
to start in the 200-yard breast stroke.
Al Robinson, University of Michi
gan sophomore, and holder of nearly
all intercholastic sprint records, has
been ruled out of Wolverine compe
tition for the present because of scho
Lane 21, Senn 2.
Marshall 15, Crane 10.
Wendell Phillips 20, Tilden 8.
Hyde Park 16, Calumet 15.
Crane 21, Marshall 17.
Loyola 33, De Paul 21.
Loyola 15, St Phillips 9.
St Cyril 24, St Ignatius 21.
Evanston A. 40, New Trier 18.
The Illinois Sportsmen Club, an or
ganization numbering about 300
members, has leased, with option to
purchase, building located at 1424
South Albany av., for permanent
home. The interior of the building
will be remodeled to contain a large
reception and ballroom, library, bil
liard and directors' room and a gym
nasium. The vacant ground south
of the building will be improved with
tennis court, 'running track and an
indoor baseball diamond. Teams will
be organized in all classes of athletic
work and will be under the super
vision of able instructors. Repre
sentative entries will participate in
all aiateur meets.