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ker, Ritchie Mitchell vs. Pinkey Mit
chell, Prof. Harry Gilmore vs. Prank
Goddard, Tony Melchior vs. Mike
Cantwell, Joe Mandot vs. Jimmy
Travers, Mickey Sheridan vs., Jimmy
Murphy, Charley White vs. Ike Bern
stein, Knockout Brown vs. Tony'Ca'
poni, Fred Fulton vs. Ed Raetsch,
Packey McFarland vs. Spike Kelly,
battle royal kindness of Gibbons A.
C, Doc Krone-Sig Hart-Kala Pasha
That is about as toppy a collection
of mittmen of various weights as
have ever gathered in one ring and
there will be plenty of. entertainment
for the spectators. The battle royal
should be worth the price of admis
sion. Jack Dillon, outweighed 35 pounds
by an opponent towering above him
six inches, gave Frank Moran a cor
rect trimming and boxing lesson in
ten rounds at Brooklyn. Dillon near
ly went out in the third, Moran pep
pering him with hard rights. But
after that it was all in favor of the
Hoosier man killer and Moran was
a sight when the battle was over.
Dillon drew all the blood, landed four
punches to one and made them sting
his larger opponent He did a far
better job against Moran than did
Jess Willard, and a match between
the Indianapolis man and the cham
pion is now a possibility.
Chick Evans, by sensational golf,
led the field at the end of the first
day's play in the national open golf
tournament at Minneapolis. A 70
in the -morning and a record-breaking
69 in the afternoon gave him 139
for 36 holes, three strokes better
than Wilfred Reid of Wilmington.
J. M. Barnes, Whitemarsh, Pa., and
Bob Peebles, Kansas City, tied for
third with 145 each: W. Fovargue,
Skokie, had 150. Simpson, Oak
Park, had 152. The final 36 holes
will be played today.
Johnny Ritchie, Chicago bantam,
stopped Eddie Evers, Rock Island, in
the fifth round at Moline.
Jimmy Kilroy, North Side fight
manager, is after fights for three
good boys he has in his stable: Andy
Williams, 133 pounds; Joe Parrillo,
112 pounds, and Terry Thomas, 158.
Jimmy has turned out some good
men in his past endeavors. Right
now Jim is casting longing glances
at St. Louis, where battles of 15
rounds have been legalized.
Connie Mack is said to be alarmed
over the report that several of his
players are going to Mexico. He's
afraid it isn't true.
The golf widow should wear pur
ple to distinguish her from the grass
widow, who favors green.
RAILROAD ATTACKED BY JURY
IN BOYS' DEATH REPORT
The Chicago and Northwestern
railroad was attacked yesterday in
the report of a coroner's jury on the
deaths of Walter and Robert Rhod
iger, 6 and 4 years, respectively,
sons of John R. Rhodiger, sec'y of
the Italian consulate in Chicago.
The youngsters' lives were snuffed
out by a Northwestern train in Ed
ison Park, May 18. Negligence on
the part of the road was held re
sponsible. o o
THE "L" SCRAP AT BERWYN
The Berwyn city council is willing
to give the Metropolitan "L" a fran
chise for the 'extension of the Doug
las park line, but they demand that
the "L" company run an extension
through the south end of Berwyn, as
well as the north end. The "L" com
pany only wants to run through the
north end, so they will probably re
fuse rqvaccept a franchise.
DETECTIVE SUES CAPPER
The Capper and Cappers are In
again. This time it's Howard Cap
per, son of John S. Capper, head of
the firm, who is sued by a private
detective, George Langkin.
Langkin worked for Capper's law
yers when he was divorced by Mrs.
Josephine Capper. The suit is sup
posed to be for services done them,