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meet in the finals tonight for the Na
tional A. A. U. championship. Utah
downed Olympics last night, 36 to
35, and LA.C. eliminated Oakland,
41 to 21. The game tonight has a
double local interest, as the Utah
squad is coached by Nelson Norgren,
former star athlete of the University
Blankenship took a tight hold on
the lead in the national pocket bil
liard tourney by defeating Weston,
100 to 42, and is now a favorite for
final honors. Other scores: Concan
non 100, Maturo 96; Petrie 100, Fink
82; Clark 100, Greenleaf 72.
August Kieckhefer defeated John
Scanlon of Cleveland, 50 to 43, in a
game of the Interstate Three-Cushion
Northwestern university has adopt
ed the two-sport rule, which limits
athletes to competition in two
branches of sport
First National 40, Elmhurst 24.
Bohemian 30, Dvorak 18.
Hyde Park 24, Wendell Phillips 8.
Crane 27, Waller 11.
St Cyril 26, Loyola 7.
St. Andrews 29, Panthers 13.
The new Mercantile baseball league
is being organized by business hous
es. Three more clubs are needed to
complete the organization. Phone
J. M. Lowery, Franklin 1081.
President David F. Reid of the
Speedway Park Ass'n of Chicago,
and who is himself an 'active Rota
rion, makes an interesting announce
ment regarding the Western Inter
club (non-professional) auto race
to be held at Speedway park, Chica
go, on May 20. Many entries for
this race have been received, and at
the Rotary club luncheon on s March
14 President Reid received five appli
cants as entrants for the non-professional
The five Rotations who will pilot
their cars in the race on May 20 are:
James A. Craig, president of the Ro
tary club, who will drive a Marmon;
Herbert Angster, president of the
Chicago Well & Supply Co., who will
speed around the two-mile board"
track in a Hudson Super-Six; Roy
Denney, vice president of the Chi
cago Rotary club, who has agreed to
stake his luck on a Cadillac; Harry
Ruggles, chairman of the entertain
ment committee of the Chicago Ro-.
tary club, who has entered his Olds
mobile, and Geo. A. Hughes, who will
prove his ability as an auto racer in.
Mr. Reid is greatly encouraged by
the widespread interest this event
has created and especially so as it Is
the first one of this character to be
run on the Speedway track. The idea
originated among the members of
the Speedway Park ass'n and they
are putting forth their best efforts to
handle the affair in a successful
manner. The leading clubs of Chi
cago have exhibited -much interest
in the race and are lending their as
sistance to make it a popular and an
At the Rotary club luncheon Pres
ident Reid extended an invitation ta
Blanche Ring, the actress, who is at
present playing in Chicago, to enjoy
a taste of high speed at the Chicago
Speedway track next Sunday, when,
the track will be open for practice
to the entrants in the nonprofession
al race. Miss Ring accepted.
Does golf shorten life? Here's a
problem uncorked by Theodore H.
Price, publisher of Commerce and
Finance, who attributes the suddea
death of a western bank president at
52 years of age to a strenuous after
noon on the links at a Florida resort
"There is nothing in the story of
the death of the banker to correlate
golf and death which is otherwise in
explicable," says Price, "but within
the past four years I have lost five
friends, contemporaries of 50 or over,
whd died, or were stricken with heart
failure or paralysis while playing golf
or immediately after.
"They were all active business men
who late in life had taken up the