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office in future battles, but he does
not get all he is entitled to.
Benny Leonard has also whipped
Welsh decisively, Charlie White has
given the champion several anxious
moments and three or four other bat
tlers have at different times taken
the Briton to a hot argument But
it get none of them any nearer the
title and a shift in the crown is not
due until the fans stop patronizing
these dancing parties and clamor for
a long battle.
It will do no good to demand a 20
round fight and continue to finance
the short scraps.
Welsh after his .fight last night had
a split nose and a cut under his eye.
He- failed to block Hammer, couldn't
escape by holding and was unable to
outrun the Swede. Welsh claimed
he had broken a bone in his hand
in the second round, but the injury
was not apparent to the naked eye.
Johnny Coulon, former bantam
champion, will make his comeback
tonight in a ten-round affair with
Johnny Ritchie- at Kenosha. If the
Logan Square man is victorious he
will continue in the game and try to
fight his way back to the top of the
Jack'Britton outfought and out
generaled Ted 'Lewis of England in
20 rounds at New Orleans and is now
claiming the welterweight title of the
world. An effort is being made to
match Britton with Packey McFar
land for 20 rounds July 4. Britton
used a left jab to good advantage and
had Lewis in distress several times.
Jack Ness, first baseman from th
Pacific Coast league, has been sold
by the White Sox to Baltimore of
the International league.
Ignace Paderewski is a firm be
liever in the "safety first" principle.
He demonstrated this fact when a
foul fly was hit into the grandstand
during a ball game at Brooklyn Na
tional league park. Though the
sphere hurtled dangerously close to
him the Polish piano wizard failed
to hold up his $10,000 set of digits
and bellow, "I've got it!" The ball
missed him by a foot, as he thrust
his hands into his pockets.
Paderewski is reported to have
spoken severely to three persons
who started to leave the hall recent
ly at St. Louis, where he was tearing
off something by Bach, yet the same
Paderewski left the baseball game
flat after four innings. He came to
the park to watch his fellow coun
tryman, Ivan Olson, who was horn
ing in as a regular for Brooklyn.
IT'S GETTING HARDER TO HIDE
DEPARTMENT STORE NEWS
Accidental death was verdict of
coroner's ury over body of Julius
Krueger, carpenter for the Boston
Testimony at inquest showed that
Krueger was working on the 17th
floor of the department store at State
and Madison sts..and was running a
board through a rip saw.
The board caught and was thrown
violently back against his abdomen.
Large splinters tore a hole into his
body and severed his intestines.
He was rushed to the hospital on
the day of the accident, April 15, in
a private ambulance. The police were
On April 22 he died from periton
itis. It was not until after the re
port was in the coroner's office that
the Boston Store notified the police
of the accident.
The store, however, profited by the
recent experience of Rothschild's.
Thi store didn't report a fatal acci
dent to the police even after the cor
oner's office received notification of
Police from the central detail
were rushed to the store, however,
and information was soon given by
the store officials.
Geo. Dittmar, Chicago, arrested at
Colon, Panama, on piracy charge. De
serted wife lives at Sarah Hackett
Stevenson Memorial Lodging House
for Women, 2412 Prairie- av.