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Bob Fishery lastyear's Cub short
stop, has been bought by theR.eds
from Los Angeles, y
Ever Hammer punished Bitter
Root Kid unmercifully in Kenosha
and the referee halted the bout in
the seventh round. In the first few
rounds the Montana-boy's peculiar
style baffled Hammer,"" but body
punches straightened the Kid, and
then Hammer worked on his face
with some hot shots. The Kid's face
was unpleasant to look at when the
Battling Levinsky beat . Gunboat
Smith in six pimk rounds at Phila
delphia. The Gunner had a slight
advantage in the first, but Levinsky
showed his superiority from the
fourth to the finish.
The Wisconsin boxing board has
barred Freddie Welsh from competi
tion in the Badger state for four
months. The charges were delaying
his recent fight -with Ever Hammer
and declining to file a contract with
the commission. The charge that
alcohol was administered to the
champion during the fight was not
The South Park board has taken
under advisement a suggestion that
putting greens be placed in Grant
Schurz 7, Senn 4.
Parker 8, Calumet 7.
Lake View 10, N. Division S.
Holy Trinity 28, St Rita 8.
De Paul 21, St. Patrick 1.
Evanston 7, Lewis 6.
POLICE FACE GEM MYSTERY
Police "were today- presented with
another hard puzzle in the job of
finding the swell-dressed young fel
low who entered the home of Mrs.
Catherine Martin at 808 Eastwood
av. and stole jewels worth about
Mrs. Martin says the bandit gained
entrance on the pretense of carrying
a message to her. Then, flourishing
a big gun, took her gems after a i
struggle in which he fired one shot .
POLICE AFTER LOOP BELLHOP
AND GIRL COMBINATION
The bellhops in big loop hotels areJ
furnishing girls for. the pleasure of
high-brow guests was the startling;
announcement of Capt Morgan Col
lins of the central detail last night.
He announced that the swfill hostel- ()
ries would have to clean up.
When a wealthy man, either a vis
itor in the city" or a "man about: '
town" who doesn't care to go, home
to his family, calls upon certain bell- -hops,
the hotel employee will find ai
girl willing to visit the guest's room.
Her profit must be shared with the
'Sometimes the bellhop-girl com
bination works to swindle the hotel
guest, especially if he is an out-ofr
town man and green. The bellhop
estimates the size .of his "roll" and
puts the girl wise. Then they try to
separate him from the cash. If they
succeed the victim, because he has '
been violating the law in having the
girl in his room, seldom complains
to the police about the affair.
But it is the plain bartering of the
girl that Capt. Collins pbjectsto. He "
says that just because a man is
wealthy enough to live at a loop ho
tel he has no more right than any
one else to break the vice laws.
An inquiry has been started fol
lowing the arrest of Marie Black.
Marie tried to get away with $200
belonging to a patron of the Grace'
hotel, the police think. Her friend,
the bellhop, skipped from tle reach
of the police when she was -taken
An investigation revealed thesame
conditions in other hotels.
Wm. E. Egan, 438 E. 48th, hit by
auto driven by woman. Compound
fracture of leg asd internal injuries.
P. H. Van Auken, 4314 Grand blvd.-,
who owned auto, said it had been
stolen half hour before accident.