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handicap as it would be to a fellow
who weighed around 175.
And notice that Jim Corbett has
picked Willard. That is a hard blow
to Jess, for the ex-champion has not
been on a winner for-.many years.
Freddie Welsh defended his title in
regulation style against Phil Bloom
INFLUENCED TO GO TO WAR AS
NURSE BY HUSBAND'S CARTOON
1 PJjWF a :&
Mrs. P. N. Vincent.
San Francisco, Cal. Years ago
"Pete" Vincent drew a cartoon called
"Sacrifice." It showed a little old
woman sending her son and only sup
port off to the Boer war. Over in
London it drew tears and volunteers
and made P. N. Vincent one of the
most prominent sketch artists of
Australia. He died a couple of years
ago, but Mrs. "Pete" always kept the
cartoon in her room.
The other day she came to San
Francisco on her way to London,
where she will join the Red Cross
- "My husband's drawing is respon
sible," she said. "It made me realize
that I wasn't doing myJittle .share."
in Brooklyn, standing the youngster
off for ten rounds. The fight was
mild, Welsh being on the defensive
Max Morenz of the Harlem Jockey
club, secretary to the late John Con
don, denied yesterday that the old
race track would be dismantled and'
the buildings torn down. According
to Mr. Morenz, the property, which is
now operated as a public golf links
on a greens fee basis, has been im
proved this season for the benefit of
De Soto council, champions of the
north division of the Knights of Co
lumbus indoor league, will invade the
West Side tonight to meet the St.
Patrick nine, west division cham
pions, in the series for the league
title. The game will be played at
St Francis hall, 12th st and New
berry av. De Soto has chartered
special cars to carry its rooters. The
fans will gather at Belmont and Hal
sted sts. at 7 o'clock; leave at 7:30.
PUBLIC UTILITY OFFICIAL FINED
Charles H. Monroe, vice president
of the Public Service Co. of Illinois,
pal of Sam Insull, public utility king
of the middle west, was fined $10 and
$2 costs for speeding by Judge Sa
bath in the speeders' court.
He sent his attorney, Phillip Mc
Kenna, to court yesterday with a plea
that he was too ill to appear, asking
either a continuance or fine. He was
given the latter. The charge was
that he drove his auto 28 miles an
hour over Michigan av. near 31st st
Monroe when arrested told the mo
torcycle policeman that he would get
his job. The man is still working.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 22, 1819. Clark county was
created, seventeenth in the state.
If the regular army is chasing
Villa, the National Guard can get In
its summer maneuvers by guarding