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light-heavyweight champion of the
world. McLeod is one of two men
who hold the distinction of having
pinned Prank Gotch to the mat This,
of course, was before" the. big corn
raiser became the wrestling cham
pion. The feature of Gotch's training is
the dumb-bell tossing, tl is some
thing he has never done before and
an exercise which he advotes enthu
siastically. "There is nothing like this dumb
bell exercise to strengthen your
grip," he says. "It gives you tremen
dous power in your wrists and at the
same time keeps your muscles pliant
instead of rigid and hard."
In addition of his mat practice and
the dumb-bell tossing, Gotch takes a
OHIO REPUBLICAN LEADER IS
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The Ohio Republican "boss," na
tional figure in politics, is seriously
ill at his home in Cincinnati. He
suffered a stroke of paralysis.
turn in the handball court every day.
Roy McWhirter, Chicago's crack
amateur skater, smashed the long
standing record for 300 yards at Gar
field park yesterday, covering the
distance in 25 2-5 seconds. McWhir
ter made a runaway of the event.
Six Illinois A. C. track and field
athletes will go to New York to com
pete in the National A. A. U. cham
pionships Match 8. Those who will
make the trip are Dan Ahearn, Joie
Ray, Ivan Meyer, J. E. Bechtel, J. E.,
Miller and J. W. Tierney.
Indoor Baseball Scores
St. Andrews, 9; Hamlin, 4.
St. Patrick, 6; Ruby A. A., 2.
De Soto, 11; Crescent All-Stars, 9.
Dodger A. C.,,9; Acme, 0.
Central Turners, 2; Vilas, 1.
Armour Square, 3; SL Lawrence, 2.
' A double-header automatic base
ball tournament was played at the
Handelan Courts, 429 S. Wabash av.,
Sunday afternoon. In the first event
the Baldwin Pianophiends defeated
the Kimball Whales by copping the
first and third games. In the second
contest the undefeated Loop Hound
Gilants swamped the new Auditorium
Athletics. The Loop Hounds won all
three games with ease.
JUDGE SOURS ON MARRIAGE
QUITS DOMESTIC COURT
Judge Jacob H. Hopkins, a hand
some, wealthy bachelor, today was
transferred, on his own request,
from the court of domestic relations
to another bench, where his ideals of
matrimony would have an opportuni
ty to regain their former status.
"I'm through," said Judge Hopkins
today. "For six months I have heard
stories of domestic infidelity and un
happiness. I brought my ideals of
marriage and love to the court with
me. I have sat there, day by day,
listening to tales of sorrow and trag
edies of married couples. My illu
sions have died one by one.
"My court is no place for a bache