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tie a grudge in Kenosha tomorrow
night, were in active training today,
neither caring to overlook an oppor
tunity. There is bad blood between
the , two scrappers and the battle
should have plenty of action. The
men are scheduled to weigh 136
pounds at 3 o'clock and both are well
within that limit.
Alfredo de Oro, for years champion
three-cushion billiardist, has kissed
his title good adieu. The honor now
belongs to Charles Ellis, of Pittsburg,
who humbled the Cuban 150 to 129 at
At the start of the third and decid
ing block de Oro lead 100 to 89. Ellis
immm. t. mm.
started with a rush and made 61
points, while the former champ was
scoring 29, and rah out in 70 innings
Ad Wolgast is going to make one
more bid for stellar honors in Mil
waukee Monday night in a fight with
Freddie Welsh. Ad was through Chi
cago yesterday on his way to the
Cream city, where he will do the re
mainder of his training.
Wolgast looks to be in fine shape,
but the big question is the condition
pf his hands, broken many times in
previous fights. Ad declares that the
mitts are as good as they ever were
and his talk had an air of real con
fidence. He made the flat statement
that he would quit the ring if Welsh
licked him, but that can be taken
with a grain of salt.
. In yesterday's games for world's
pocket billiard championship at the
Inter-Ocean building, Layton defeat
ed Ralph, 100 to 74; Fink defeated
Chapman, 100 to 65; Petrie defeated
Maturo, 100 to 90, and Clark defeat
ed Weson, 100 to 84.
Hugh Heal defeated Joe Capron of
Chicago, 50 to 29, in a game of the
Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
Northwest 25, Illinois 16.
Minnesota 27, Indiana 20.
Riverside 38, Clyde 26.
Lincoln M. E. 29, St Paul 27.
Marshall 10, Crane 7.
Waller 20, Senn 12. .
Wendell Phillips 17, Englewood 6.
Hyde Park 26, Bowen 6.
Only the home town crowd knows
how many thousand dollars in pub
licity it means to Jack Dillon to be
mentioned in the same breath with
Jess Willard. Jack, the bearcat and
the mankiller, never had a publicity
agent. He never has had a manager
who knew the game. He's a self
The only kind of boxing allowed in
Indianapolis is the hot stove kind, and
when the fans gather round they tell
stories of Ernest Cutler Price, who,
as Dillon, has placed Indianapolis on
the sport map against her will, Dil
lon probably is the only top-notch
athlete in any branch who deliberate
ly chose the name of a horse for his
own. When Ernest was a skinny
kid he used to frequent the barn
where Sidney Dillon, sire of a long
string of good trotters, held forth.
His friendship for the horse caused
him to take that name.
Jack is a silent fighter. He goes
into the toughest contest and never
says a word. He keeps his head down