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school His prep school record
stamps him as a star.
Hyde Park, 16; Wendell Phillips, 13.
Marshall, 21; Senn, 11.
Crane, 16; Waller, 13. -s.
Englewood, 19r-Bowen, 6.
Marshall, 26; Lake View, 11.
Wellivans, 24; St James, 20.-
Jim Thorpe, world's champion all
round athlete, will stick in the majors
if a changed batting style will
turn the trick. The Indian, with the
Giants, failed to hit National league
twirling while batting right-handed.
McGraw shipped him to Toronto last
season, but recalled him and now is
elated over the way the chief crowns
the pill at Marhn, Texas, clouting
Barney Reilly, Irishman, gained
fame as a ski jumper, thereby put
ting one over on the hardy Norsemen.
But Barney hasn't a thing on Allan
Smith, a Scotchman, employed by an
American company in Japan. Instead
of going dippy over baseball Smith
specialized in jiu-jitsu and has been
awarded the famous "black belt" giv
en for extraordinary proficiency in
In ordar to win this distinctive
honor in the Japanese art of self-defense
it is necessary to gain 10,000
falls. Until a few days ago only three
foreigners had won the "black belt,"
although hundreds had tried and
failed after long sieges of training
and competition. Smith studied jui
jitsu nine years.
AUTO TRUCK RUNS DOWN BOY
A fenderless auto truck hit Frank
Bukowski, 10 years old, of 8414
Green Bay av., last night, ran over
him and then sped away unmolested.
The boy will probably die.
He was playing in the street at
84th st and Burley av. when caught
by the big machine. Several saw the
accident, but were unable to read the
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WHY SOME DOMESTIC BARKS
WENT ON THE ROCKS
Here are some reasons people are
suing for divorce:
Mrs. Charlotte Cotter, wife of ad
man, charges infidelity.
Mrs. Jerome Monks, wife of plumb
ing contractor, says she was locked
in bathroom all night by husband.
Mrs. Peter Herold says husband
left her two days after marriage.
Doesn't say why.
i Mrs. Geo. Heddrick, says husband
threw cooking utensils at her.
Mrs. Anna Williams told husband
he was too old for her and beat it,
his bill states.
Mrs. Florence Lichty tried to kill
her husband with knife, he says. He
left. Afraid of her temper.
Mrs. Earl K. Smith said husband
came home drunk four times a week.
EDWARDS' NERVES WONT SAVE
Wm. Rufus Edwards' sensitively
delicate nerves will not gain him a
delay in his trial on a white slaving
charge when it comes up in Judge
Anderson's U. S. District court,
Attorney Forrest for the St. Paul
millionaire lumber dealer told Judge
Anderson that he was sure the ner
vous shock of coming to trial would
cause his client to suffer a relapse.
He said he was ill now.
"I think I can fix it so he won't
have a relapse," said Judge Anderson.
"I suggest that Mr. Edwards be re
covered by March 27."
HURT IN FALL
CoL Edw. J. Nugent, Louisville,
Ky., tripped over wire around grass
plot while returning from church
Sunday. FelL Right shoulder dislo
cated. CoL Nugent's Chicago ad
dress is 549 Aldine sq.
The American navy with next-to-nothing
aeroplane service is a good
deal like a 25-room house with one