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ing the result
Chicago A. A. swimmers won dual
meet from Yale in the Detroit A. C.
tank, 34 to 27. Ken Huszagh of the
Chicago club won three firsts.
Chicago 12, Beloit 1.
Illinois 3, Ohio 0.
Wotre Dame 11, Armour 1.
La Grange 4, Qak Park 0.
St. Cyril 4, St Patrick 0.
Within thirty days a new public
golf course will be opened at the
Hawthorne race track. Owner Thos.
Carey has had a large force of men
at work for some time and the course
is nearing the final stages of pre
paration. Another force is at work
in the clubhouse putting in shower
baths and lockers and fitting up
smoking and lounging rooms.
In addition to golf there will be a
dancing pavilion and a playground
for children which will contain a sand
Admission to the grounds will be
free, but a daily fee will be charged
golfers on the plan in vogue at the
Harlem course, which now has a big
JUDGE SAYS SLUGGING OF. THE
NEWSBOYS MUST STOP
What it means to "eat" papers and
what is the cause of the warfare be
tween trust press drivers and slug
gers and newsboys was told to Judge
Harry M. Fisher yesterday in the
boys' court by a committee of news
boys from the Chicago Newsboys'
Protective Union, Local 15467, con
sisting of Morris Gerber, John Tom
asetti and Andrew Giacola, specially
delegated to take the matter up with
the judge to decide what action could
be taken to stop it
Gerber gave Judge Fisher a list of
the convictions the newsboys have
gotten recently in cases taken into
court where boys have been slugged
by drivers and also a copy of the
correspondence that has passed be
tween the union and the publishers'
ass'n on the subject
Tomasetti, who is president of the
union, explained the system under
which newsboys have sometimes a
hundred and more papers over at
night that they can only sell to the
"The trouble comes because there
aren't any returns allowed," he said.
"A newsboy may be able to sell only
a certain nuipber, and the driver
wants to make him take 25 or 50 or
75 more a day than he can sell, and
lots of times the driver will beat the
boy up to make him 'eat' the papers.
If the boy takes them he's got them
on hand at the end of the day. The
only way to stop the war is to have
the right ta return what can't be
Giacola said that in the baseball
season most people buy the home ed
ition in their own neighborhoods,
which takes away circulation from
the loop and increases it in the resi-.
dential district. The trust press
makes no allowance for this in the'?
loop, but forces the newsboys to take
the same number of papers, while
raising the circulation in the resi
Judge Fisher said the slugging had
to stop. He will take the matter up',
with the publishers' ass'n. k
MRS. CAPPER WANTS DIVORCE
Mrs. Josephine Kiernan Capper has
filed a suit for divorce from Howard
Capper, son of Arthur S. Capper,
president of Capper & Capper, haber-'
dashers. She charges cruelty. Asks
alimony and the right to her maiden
Die Terpsichore Sippshaft will hold-
a banquet in the church parlors this
evening, at which time the following
menu will be served: Marconi a la
Seneca, mashed potatoes, cold boiled
jham, pickles, sandwiches, pie cafe da
noir. Le noy, is. x., Gazette-News.