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lie. hit for .321. He went to Boston
that fall and -walloped .308 in 22
games. Schmidt was a tower of
strength for the Braves during their
pennant fight of 1914. Toward the
end of the season -he. batted .350.
The retired diamoncTgreat is 29 and
among his fellow playes rated the
most powerful man on any hall field
since the days of Sandow Mertes, Kit
ty Bransfield and Kid Gleason. If
working 12 hours a day and juggling
200-pound pieces of beef will tone
down a man's system, "Butch" will
always be "in the pink."
Joe Mandot is making his last-ditch
light in New Orleans tonight, meeting
Johnny Dundee in. a 20-round battle.
Should Mandot be defeated decisively
he will pass as a headliner among the
lightweights. Dundee is a tough cus
tomer for any man, and Mandot is
likely to get a licking.
resiling stars of the Amateur
Athletic federation will get into ac
tion tonight in the first of four pre
liminaries at Vorwaerts Turner hall,
12th st. and Western av. Two hun
dred entries are carded.
De Soto 8, Brownson 0.
Central 4, Social Turners 1.
Crescents 10, Hamlin 8.
Marquettes 10, Villa A. C- 7.
Dodgers 7, K. C. All-Stars 6.
Chicago High school basketball
leaguers will resume play in their bat
tles for three championships in the
semi-final round on Friday. The
captains and managers will meet with
Chairman C. C. Willard of the faculty
committee Wednesday afternoon to
frame a schedule which will cover
from two to three weeks.
Because of four ties for second
place, playoffs will be necessary in
four sections to determine the runner-up
or second qualifier. Accord
ing to the pre-season arrangements,
two teams from each section are eli
gible for the semi-final round. As a
result eight teams qualify from the
heavyweight division, and ten from
each of the light and bantamweight
All hands enlisted in the Interna
tional bowling tournament at Toledo
next month re assured a strenuous
three weeks. The entry list totals
500 five-man teams, 1,500 two-man
teams and 2,500 individuals. Each
individual in the five-man teams will
roll three games of ten frames each
making 150 frames for each five-man
As one set of pins weighs 32 pounds
and will be handled by the pin boys
900,000 times, these employes will
juggle 28,800,000 pounds of maple.
In addition they will keep at weight
by returning to the bowlers 1,620,000
16-pound mineralite balls or about
25,920,000 pounds of dead weight.
Forty no-hit slab performances in
40 years, or the life of the National
league. This is the record written to
date in the history of the parent base
Bradley of St Louis set the pace
in the first year of the organization,
Hartford bowing in defeat Richmond,
pitching for Worcester, won three no
hit shutouts in 1879 and 1880. Gal
vin, Radbourne, Corcoran, Ward,
Clarkson, Rusie, Stivetts, Philippi,
Hahn, Mathewson, Lavender, Mar
quard, Lush, Ames and Maddox are
among those boasting niches in this
department of the hall of curving
BUDGET MEANS REDUCTION FOR
A budget of $28,153,402 is recom
mended to the city council with but
two dissenting votes. Aid. Lawley,
administration floor leader, voted
against it, saying it would cripple the
activities of the City Hall. Aid. Wm.
J. Lynch opposed it because it did not
appropriate for more policemen. The
budget is $1,301,233 above the actual
income of the city. The deficit is to
be forced by a 5 per cent economy
cut by department heads. It will be
voted upon this afternoon.
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