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harder hitting. Mitchell-was game
and took all the Chicagoan had, bor
ing in continuously, but lacked steam
in his returns.
Each man drew blood, but White's
advantage' lay in the fact, that he
floored Mitchell for a couple b'f-sec-onds
in the third round with a left.
If the wallop had been two inches
lower it would have been a knock
out. This was the best showing
White has ever made in a Milwaukee
The bout brought out the fact that
Mitchell is a good hattler and his
great fight against Welsh was not
the result of a fluke. Any fellow
that dawns the Cream City light
weight can consider himself a regu
In one of the preliminaries Phil
Harrison beat Len Rowland in eight
rounds. The margin of victory was
slight, Harrison showing the effects
of a long vacation from the ring.
Bat Nelson was operated on yester
day in Detroit for appendicitis and is
getting along nicely. Bat was play
ing a theatrical engagement when
Chicago qualified One man for the
440-yard dash in the preliminaries to
the Conference meet yesterday Dis
mond won his heat Missouri and
Notre Dame qualified two men each
and Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illi
nois each have a, man in the finals
for this afternoon.
Jack Warhop, former Yank, has
been unconditionally released by
Salt Lake of the Pacific Coast league.
Pitcher Bob Wright has been turn
ed back- to the Cubs by Memphis.
Wright has a contract for the year
with the North Side club and called
at the offices to learn what would be
done with him. He admits he has
not been going good for Memphis,
where George Mortality, former Sock
and Tiger, is now manager.
Final articles have been signed for
a fight June 29 in New York between
.jacK Dillon and Frank Moran. Moran
is guaranteed $25,000 and Dillon is
assured $15,000, with the privilege of "
taking 25 per cent of the gate. The
battle will be for ten founds.
Lane 1, Wneaton 0.
Wendell Phillips 11, Loyola 5.
Blue Island 11, Morgan Park 0,
Presentation 6, Minims 5.
St An 2, St Patrick 1.
American Giants 4, Cuban Stars 2.
Michigan 2, Notre Dame 1
WHOLESALE POISON PLOT
Philadelphia, June 3. As the re
sult of a wholesale poison plot by an
insane inmate of Byberry Farm, the
city's human scrap heap, one tuber
cular patient is dead and 11 others
are in a serious condition, according
to the departments of health and -.charities.
Inmate who confessed to
the poisoning is David Friedman,
committed as a tubercular incurable
some time ago.
Twelve patients occupied a shack
and, is order to convert building into
a hospital, the shack was divided into
compartments. At the end was the
store where medicines and poisons
were kept . i
Friedman obtained a small ladder N ;
on Wednesday and climbed to the
medicine shelves, which are some ;
distance above the floor. On one
shelf was a. quantity of formalin,
used to make a disinfectant solution.
Friedman, who knew that on Wed-. ,
nesday each patient is required to j
take medicine, took the formalin and
mixed it with the salts.
LOOKING BACKFOUR YEARS
Four days before the 1912 G. O. P.
convention, "first blood" was drawn
when Taft and Roosevelt delegates
got into a fist fight in the lobby of
the Congress hotel. Grant Victor of
Oklahoma drawing the historic blood
from an opposing Rooseveltian's
nose. Heney, T. R.'s California
fighter, nearly tied up the national
committee with his angry pleadings