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Frank Chance led his Los Angeles
team to a victory yesterday in the
opening of the Pacific Coast league,
downing Vernon, 5 to 2.
Boxing fans who trip to Kenosha
tomorrow night to watch Jack Hem
pie fight Lee Nels"on should get some
entertainment. Hemple is one of
Jess Willard's sparring partners
rugged and willing to swap punches.
He has had a trifle more experience
than Nelson, but the local man is
coming to the front rapidly. He is
not a champion and doesn't look like
a first water prospect, but he is a
fighter. A knockout in the meeting
of the pair is likely.
Charley Weinert backed Porky
Plynn against the ropes so hard in
the tenth round of their fight in New
York that the barrier snapped and
both fell out of the ring. The ref
eree stopped the fight, which had
about a minute to go. Weinert had
the better of the milling.
Joe Stecher pinned Fred Beell to
the mat twice in Duluth, Minn., get
ting each fall in eight minutes with
a body scissors.
Charley Ellis, national three-cushion
billiard champion, cut down the
lead of Pierre Maupome in their
match at Pittsburgh, the score now
being 100 to 94 in favor of the St
Louis challenger. The final 50
points will be played tonight and the
form Ellis showed last night will re
tain the title. He scored 71 while
Maupome was running 50.
Maroons 4, First National 3.
McKinley 5, Holy Trinity 0.
Loyola Acad. 6, Yoyola Univ. 3.
Illinois 6, Mississippi A. & M. 3.
Exhibition Game Scores
Detroit 11, Oklahoma City 0.
Giants 5, New Orleans 4.
Pittsburgh 8, Memphis 4.
Braves 7, Richmond 5.
Cincinnati 12, Columbus 4.
Athletics 5, Charleston 1.
At a meeting of the Peel cup com
mission, the Bricklayers and Joliet
teams were ordered to play off their
tie game of April 2 next Sunday, at
the Bricklayers' field, 35th sL and
The University of Chicago will be
represented by wrestling, gymnastic
and fencing teams at the conference
championships in Minneapolis Fri
day and Saturday. Practically all
conference schools will be repre
sented and Nebraska also will be
among the contestants.
Outdoor championships of the Cen
tral A. A. U. for this spring and sum
mer will be awarded at a meeting of
the board of managers April 17 at
the Hotel Sherman. Eight titular
competitions will be allotted. They
are junior, senior and all around
track and field championships, junior
and senior cross country champion
ships, ten-mile run and junior .and
title swimming meets. Applications
for championships should be made
to Sec'y Geo. B. Waterstraat before
THIS BANDITS GOT A NERVE
Cheyenne, Wyo., April 5. "Yel
lowstone" is name applied to new
bandit terror of Rocy mountain re
gion. His holding up five men in
observation car of westbound De
Luxe Overland limited on Union Pa
cific near here last night for $503 and
one gold watch and chain followed
his recent similar train robbery on
same line near Rock Spring, Wyo
ming. He received his name from
holding up 12 stage coaches in Yel
lowstone Park in July, 1915.
WOMEN MAKE THE SHELLS
New York, April 6. Lady Cole
brooke of London,, who with 30 other
well-know nEnglish women worked
six months in munition factory, said
on her arrival here on Nieuw Am
sterdam today that 15,000 women
are now making shells in the United
Kingdom and that in some factories
proportion is five women to one man.
They work eight hours a day and
their wages range from 50 cents