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.ambers of the Gilmorean circuit,
are bound to help the Giants. So will
Outfielder Rousch, if he reports. This
gent is holding out for a fat contract
Dave Robertson, star outfielder on
the 1915 team, has not reported,
pleading an injury to -his hip. The
absence of these topliners coupled
with the mediocre work of the hurl
ers, to date has caused McGraw much
If Matty regains a winning stride
McGraw's worries will be lightened.
Should Big Six fail to come through,
a second division berth seems assur
ed, though Kauff is bragging he will
wallop the club into first place.
Keen interest has been manifested
in the coming series at Dallas be
tween the Giants and Detroit Tigers.
This will bring together Kauff and
Cobb in a batting, fielding and base
running duel. The games are booked
for March 25 and 27.
Mike Gibbons beat Jeff Smith of
New York in a tame ten-round bout
at St. Paul. Smith fought on the
defensive all the time and Gibbons
was forced to do the leading.
Andrew Crowley, featherweight,
was killed in a boxing bout at Phila
delphia. His opponent, Mike Malone,
slammed him in the neck and physi
cians said Crowley strangled to
death as a result of the blow. Malone
and his second were arrested.
Benny Leonard knocked out Sha
mus O'Brien in the seventh, round at
Boving vernacular has acquired a
new term for the knockout So,
should you chance to read that some
able Yankee welterweight has been
"abandoned," don't get the idea that
he has been lost at sea or left on a
doorstep to shift for himself.
"Abandon," according to Albert
Badoud, welter champ of Europe,
who has just arrived here, is Swiss
for Kayo. He is known on the con
tinent as the "Knockout King." Of
the 60 fights he has made he has won
45 by knockouts, or what he terms
"abandon." This means he has either
stopped his men cold or" made them
Badoud is on the trail of Soldier
Bartfield, Willie Ritchie, Ted Lewis
and Jack Britton. He stopped Young
Ahearn in France.
Maroon and Purple tankmen tied
in the western itnercollegiate meet
at Patten gym. Illinois was third and
Wisconsin fourth. Six records were
broken, Northwestern and Chicago
swimmers each cracking three.
University of Utah basketball men
won the National A. A. U. title by de
feating I. A. C, 28 to 27, at First Reg
iment armory last night It was the
second successive one-point victory
for the westerners. Utah was given
lots of encouragement by the root
ers, because of the fact they are
coached by Nelson Norgren, old Ma
Yesterday's scores in the national
pocket billiard tourney: Taberski
100, Allen 18; Layton 100, Fink 75;
Concannon 100, Weston 59; Clark
100, Petrie 71.
Marshall 17, Senn 10.
Marshall 15, Lake View 14.
Englewood 45, Tilden 8.
Hyde Park 13, Wendell Phillips 4.
Marshall 19, Lake View 13.
Schurz 11, Lane 10.
Hyde Park 9, Wendell Phillips 7.
Whiting 39, Elgin College 32.
Deerfield 36, Waukegan 34.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 18, 1S93. The French king
wrote to the commandant in Canada
that De Tonti and De la Forest, own
ers of Ft St Louis, in Illinois, should
stir up the Illinois Indians to-make
war on the Iroquois.
THINGS THEY MISSED
Paul Revere never "heard about
Noah never wore rubber over
Beau Brummel never read tha
new collar ads.
Jonah never saw a TJ-boafy