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vreighttitle in 20 founds at Colorado
Springs Labor day. His opponent
will be picked from Charlie ' White,
Ever Hammer, Benny Leonard and
Johnny Dundee. Welsh' bit is to be
$17,500, according to the ( press
agent. This sounds ambitious, but
until Welsh actually enters the ring
for such a fight we can be excused
for being skeptical.
The regular putting greens at Mar
quette park public golf links were
opened for play yesterday for the
first time since the course was built
The greens are large and the turf is
in splendid condition for play. The
grass will improve with usage, expert
greenkeepers say. The wet weather
has not deteriorated the course, ow
ing to new drainage.
If the contest board of the Ameri
can Automobile ass'n will grant the
date, the fourth race to be held on
the Chicago speedway this season
the Ameriian speedway grand prize,
for which cars must average better
than 100 miles an hour to qualify
will be staged three weeks from Sat
urday, on July 29, according to Pres.
David F. Reid, of the Speedway Park
ass'n, who is awaiting a favorable
reply to his request for a sanction.
Influenced by the important entries
already announced for the betless
race meeting of the Illinois Jockey
club, at Hawthorne, July 15 to 29,
John E. Madden, probably the lead
ing breeder of thoroughbred race
horses in America, with a farm at
Hamburg place, near Lexington, Ky.,
has entered Gillie, a 3-year-old by
Ogden out of Golden Drop, for a re
vival of the $10,000 American derby
on July. The entry was received yes
terday. In the same mails came an entry
from California. A. B. Spreckels, a
son of Claus Spreckels, the late
sugar king, has entered and shipped
the winner of the Tia Juana derby,,
San Gallo, by Solitaire II. out of Lily'
Golding. San Gallo is entered in the
American derby and the Illinois Jock
ey club gold cup handicap.
CLAIM LANDLORD TRIED TO,
OUST SICK FAMILY
Dr. John D. Robertson of the health
dep't will investigate a report today
that Anthony Sticintino, landlord at
1244 Penn sL, tried to evict Mrs.
Chas. Badni and her 18-months'-old
baby while the squalid rooms were
under a health dep't quarantine. If
the facts are as shown, the landlord
is liable to a ?200 fine.
According to Mrs. Badni he tried
to oust her when she fell $9.50 be
hind in her rent She lost one child
a few weeks ago in an attack 61
whooping cough; when the second"
youngster was taken ill Mrs. Badni
was unable to work. Her husband
left her a jnonth ago.
PARKER TO STAND PAT
By Cilson Gardner
Washington, July 6. Some time
before November some folks are go
ing to wake up and discover that
John M. Parker is still the Bull Moose
candidate for vice president. When
the obsequies of the Moose party
were held in Chicago everybody for
got Parker. Just before adjourn
ment Perkins came over and sat
down beside him. "Well, John, what
are you going to do do?" he inquired.
"Your question comes rather late," -replied
Parker, "but I will tell you
what I am going to do. I am going
to stand pat I am a candidate for
vice president on the Progressive
party ticket; that entitles me to place
on the ballot a list of electors. We
have anice party down in my state
and there is still a legal Progressive
party in numerous other states. I
see no reason why I should not run."
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
July 6, 1714. The French gov
ernment came to an agreement with
Monsier Crozat, a French merchant,
to manage the trade of the Missis
sippi. Formal letters patent were is
sued shortly afterward.