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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 29, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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been kidding the populace. Fred has
been licked frequently, but now has
a big battle in sight with Charlie
White, and Fred's share of the coin
partially depends on the size of the
nouse. He wants a big gate. To at
tract the fans he put up a real fight
against Benny Leonard in Brooklyn,
outfooting, outguessing and out
punching ihe challenger. Welsh had
trained faithfully and showed what
he can do when he tiles. Time after
time he sent Leonard back with solid
punches and varied this with jabs
that completely bewildered the New
Yorker. Leonard was frequently
made to miss by a wide margin.
Good cards feature getaway day at
Hawthorne, the feature being the
Illinois Jockey Club gold handicap
with a purse of $2,000 added. Dodge,
Derby winner; Franklin, Faux Col,
Leo Skolny, ad Olga Star are favored
in a good held.
A big crowd watched some good,
running yesterdaV and the iorm
players broke better than usual, four
iavorites going over. Sedan in the
second race was heavily played and
won easily.
NAfter booing allowed to lapse last
year because of the Eastland disas
ter, the annual Chicago river swim
will be revived today, starting at 2:30
o clock at the old Columbia Yacht
club.
The swim, under the direction of
the Illinois A. C, will be from the
foot of Randolph street, out through
the harbor to the life-Baving station
and up the river to Fifth avenue. Per
ry McUilllvray and Mike McDermott
of the I. A. C; Clement Browne and
W. L. Wallen, Jr., of the Hamilton
club; I. Wood, C. A. A., and Herman
Laubis and Larry Sparks of the Mis
souri A. A. of St Louis are favorites
for the race.
The manager who makes a pen
nant drive must hold a tight rein
over his players.
After 12 years on the job Bill Klem
sagely remarks that umpiring is no
sinecure. MoBt of it 1b just Dure sin. 1
HAWTHORNE ENTRIES
First Race One mile and 70 yds,
3-year-olds and up, selling: Type,
115; Just Red, 112; Bogart, 110;
Marjorle D., Volant, Fleuron II.,
Louise Paul, Tee Savin, 108; Smug
gler, 106; Thanksgiving, 107; George
Roesch, Lady Mildred, 105; Mater,
103; Dehra, Col. Matt, 100.
Second Race 1 1-16 miles, 3-year-olds
and up, selling: Eddie T., 100;
Jerry, Savlno, 103; Fellowman, Hus
ky Lad, 104; Nannie McDee, 110;
Brookfield, 112.
Third Race Six furlongs, 3-year-onds
and up, selling: Intention, Black
Beauty, 87; Ha' Penny, 100; Biddy,
102; Bezzana, 103; Korfhage, 104;
Gin Rickey, Ckenault, 105; Lucille
B., Wanda PItzer, Borax, 106; San
Vega, Royal Tea, 108; Talebearer,
Liberator, 109.
Fourth Race 1 1-16 miles, Gold
Cup handicap, 3-year-olds and up:
Dodge, 126; Leo Skolny, 125; Frank
lin, 123; Faux Col, 110; Grover
Hughes, 108; Olga Star, 105; Guide
Post, 92; Herbert Temple, 90.
Fifth Race Six furlongs, 3-year-olds
and up, handicap: Hawthorn,
122; Sir Edgar 115; Vogue, 120;
Casey Jones, Kinney, 105; Reindeer,
103; Pesky, Faux Col, 102.
Sixth Race 1 1-16 miles, 3-year-olds
and up, selling: Grasmere, 109;
Beauty Shop, 113; Bonanza, 112;
Chas. Francis. 102; "Rapids, 96;
Beauty Shop, 89.
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TENNIS TOURNAMENT
The Washington park annual ten
nis tournament, open to all comers
in men's singles and doubles, begins
on the turf courts In the park hear
55th and Cottage Grove at 10' a. m.,
July 30. Cups and other prizes will
be given. Entries may be made up
to Saturday, 11 p. m., by phone, Mid
way 2349. The tournament will con
tinue during week-ends throughout
AugUBt, playing about one round per
week.

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