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but could not stall off a late rush" by
the Cadillac man. Ad had all the bet
ter of the last two rounds, forcing
the fighting and boring in. Both
men were fairly well bruised up at
the conclusion of the fight.
At one point Ad struck low, but it
was not intended and did Hammer
no harm. The referee refused to al
low the claim of foul.
In New York Benny Leonard com
pletely worsted Champion Freddie
Welsh, having the Briton in dire dis
tress on one occasion. In every de
partment of the game the young New
Yorker was the superior of the title
holder and inflicted the most punish
ment Fred, because of his agility
and ability to cover up, was not se
verely injured. The general opinion
of the ringsiders was that Leonard
could have won in a long fight
It is doubtful if Leonard is as good
as last night's fight might indicate.
The champion has a way of pulling
himself now and then, looking to be
a flivver, then coming back later and
cleaning up his next opponent How
ever, we cannot go behind the re
turns, and on the result of this fight
the next logical battle is between
Leonard and Charlie White.
Vin Ketchel, Cicero, knocked out
Ed Watson in the ninth round at
Schneider, Ind. Ketchel had the bet
ter of it at every step.
Sam Langford knocked out Jeff
Clarke in the fifth round at St Louis.
Tony Karlicek, rolling with the
Tom Palmers in the Randolph
league, hung up a perfect score of
300 last night This is the fourth
perfect game by local men this week.
Joe Capron defeated Martin Maiey,
Detroit, 50 to 41, in a game of the
Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
Welker Cochran defeated Jake
Schaefer, 400 to 213, in the 18-2 bil
liard tournament at Mussey's. It was
Cochran's second win over Schaefer
and gives him second place in the
tourney, Cassignol being assured of
first Cassignol will play Schaefer i
J tonight. Cochran averaged 20 last
night with a high run of 84.
Exhibition Game Scores
Washington 2, Brooklyn 1.
Yankees 8, Cincinnati 4.
Braves 4, Athletics 3.
Giants 4, Houston 1.
Detroit 5, Beaumont 1.
HANG A MAN EVERY FRIDAY
ADVISES GRAND JURY
Have a haneine every Friday for
I six months and the shameful list of
yearly murders in Chicago will dwin
dle. Such was the advice contained in
the grand jury report submitted to
Judge Fitch, criminal court, yester
day. "From the great number of mur
ders committed, many apparently
upon the slightest provocation, it
would seem that there must be an
impression abroad in Cook county
capital punishment has been elim
inated as a penalty for crime, and we
strongly urge upon courts and juries
that it be re-established and inflicted
for the wholesome effect it would no
doubt have," reads the report
"If there was an execution every
Friday for six months we believe
that the number of murders would
be greatly decreased."
The jury also delivered an attack
on the adult parole system.
TEAMSTERS ENDORSE ALD. RAY
ON HIS RECORD
Frank H. Ray, independent candi
date for re-election as alderman from
the 13th ward, was endorsed in a
strong resolution adopted by Team
sters' Joint Council at its last reg
"Ray," says the resolution, "has
drawn upon himself the enmity of
the gangster politicians on account
of his honesty in office." i
Ray is sec'y-treasurer of the Com-'
mission Drivers' union, Local 703.
Ninety thousand farms in Texas
have no cows. i