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Dell's pass in tenth was fatal,
starting Cardinals to winning rally.
Marquard started for Brooklyn and
failed. Jasper pitched good ball.
Phils won fourth straight from the
Reds, but Bancroft hurt his hand and
may be out of the. game for two
weeks. Stock will play short and
Byrne will go to third. Niehoff and
Cravath tripled to give the Phils the
game. Mayer pitched tightly.
Ever Hammer has leaped to na
tional fame and offers for fights
against the best men of the light
weight division are flooding in on
his manager. The most promising
offer is from Kansas City, where
Hammer is wanted for a bout
against Benny Leonard the latter
part of June. No terms have been
offered for the scrap and Hammer is
requested to state his wants.
Leonard is as lough as any light
weight in the country and would be
hard game for Hammer. Each of the
(aspirants to Freddie Welsh's title has
given the Briton a sweet trimming,
the New Yorker turning the trick a
few weeks prior to the fight Hammer
had wittt the champion in Wisconsin.
- Everything is settled about the
fight between Fred Welsh and
Charlie White for Buenos Aires.
Everything but the money, which, of
course, makes no difference to fight
managers no more difference than
the loss of a couple of arms and a
right eye. The South Americans
offered to post $10,000 in New York
now and the remainder in Buenos
Aires the week before the fight. The
managers of the two fighters de
manded that all the coin be posted
in New York and will get their an
Johnny Dundee won an unques
tionable decision over Matt Wells in
12 rounds at Boston. Dundee landed
at will with both "hands.
Charley Ellis, Chicago, ran 63
points while Champion Charles Mc-
Court was making 50 in Pittsburgh,
" the Chicagoan's fine work putting
him only eight points behind the .
' champion Jn their title "match. The
final block of the 150-point battle will
be played tonight
Chris Kaad won top honors in the
singles of the state bowling tourjia
nient with a mark ef 694. This is
Kaad's first title in 20 years df com-,
petition. Wagner and Wolf won the
doubles title with 1,313. '
Harrison 2, Austin 1.
Englewood 6, Tiklen 0.
Wendell Phillips 8, Medill 1.
Marshall 12, Crane 4.
Downers Grove 4, Wheaton 3.
Cath. Minims 10, St. Pat Cubs
La Grange 5, Morton 1.
Evanston 4, Oak Park 1. '
Holy Trinity. 9, St. Philips 2.
St Cyril 11, St Rita 5.
Illinois 5, Northwestern 1.
Wisconsin 12, Iowa 8.
Syracuse 9, Michigan 4.
Barney Oldfield, dean 'and foster
grandfather of all racing drivers, is
to retire tills year after one final and
spectacular effort to show his con
tempt for the laws of time and space.
It, will not be a -swan song by any
means, b.ut a fitting finish to a- career
that has interlocked his name with,
the sensational of automobile racing
since its beginning.
The new feat that Barney will at--tempt
concerns the offer of David F.
Reid, president of Chicago Speed
way, who has offered $1,000 to the
driver who will ,break the world's
-two-mile speedway record and an
additional offer of $1,500 if the new
mark established is better than two
miles per minute or 120 miles per
Barney some time ago announced
that he would leave the racing game
for less exciting business life and
that he wanted'to drive his last -race
on the Chicago Speedway, and to
gether with his 6ntry for the Second
International Auto Derby,, which is '
to be held June 10 "on the Chicasoi
tamarack course, Barneyv has de- '
clared that he also will attempt to
win that $2,500.