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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 24, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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in encounters with Welsh his ability
to shade the conqueror of Willie
Ritchie.
White, with his superior punching
power, is picked to overthrow Welsh.
In three battles theChicagoan was
unable to level Freddie, though he
did outbox the champ. Leonard en
gaged Welsh recently and won from
Charlie White.
bell to bell, literally romping off with
the popuar decision.
Now the questions agitating box
fight devotees are:
Can White's deadly left hook,
conceded to be the most effective
punch ever packed by a lightweight,
flatten Leonard?
Or, will White fall a victim to the
two-handed clouting of Billy Gib
eon's rising lightie?
Miscellaneous Scores
Wiederrechts 3, Logan Blvd. 2.
Waukegan 4, Magnets 3.
Galligans 3, Dellwoods 2.
De Mars 4, Douglass Tigers 2.
Chicago Giants 7, White Giants 4.
Utah Braus 16, Carlise 4.
Rex Tigers 4, Rogers Park 3.
Gunthers 1, Joliet 1.
Eclipse 3, Dodger A- C. 2.
Normals 6, Ragen Colts 1.
Ideal Billiards 3, Murleys 1.
South Chicago 3, Union Giants 0.
Nationals 13, Eagles 0.
Parkways 6, Viking A. C. 3.
Merrimacs 10, West Ends 3.
Romeos 3, Garden City 1.
Ciceros 8, I. P. C. 2,
Lawndale 6, Moore & Evans 5.
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MISS CHICAGO IS GOING TO
CLEAN UP THIS WEEK
Civic organizations, commercial
associations and the city government
unite this week in a clean-up cam
paign which is expected to remove
the first crust of dirt from the face
of Miss Chicago, who decided a
month ago to wash.
Chicagoans will most appreciate a
cleaning of the roofs of the skyscrap
ers in the loop district, where there
are little drifts of soot, sand and dirt
which are hurled into the eyes of pe
destrians every time a big wind visits
us.
The loop is without a doubt the
dustiest place in town and the State
Street Business Men's ass'n could set
a good example by washing off their
roofs first
Death rate from wounds in the
war is less than one-half as great as
it was a year ago. Dr. Jacques Ber
tillon declares that by hardship and
exposure the men have become so
toughened that they can now stand
twice as much as they could last
year.
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Russia is said to be the only war
ring nation whose people are actual
ly growing more prosperous during
the conflict, prohibition answering
for part and forced development of
new industries explaining the rest,

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