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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 04, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14',
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' IcGraw to a prizefight for maidens.
Each bold athlete has been mixed in
numerous physical engagements
with various parties and there is no
record of either ever having copped
Evers became angry at his team
mate, Red Smith, for a trick Smith
played on a Red runner yesterday
and called him a dirty player. They
mixed in the dugout, but were sep
arated. Later in the clubhouse they
went to it without interference from
their pals. At the windup Evers had
a cut under his eye, several bruises
on his face and suffered a stiff left to
the jaw. Smith was unmarked.
Evers now says he is ready to quit
Boston. He says they won't let him
fight any more and the game is tame.
The Braves are all upset because
they aren't in the lead. At least one
member of the team has been
canned daily recently by the umpires
for objections to decisions or trouble
with other players. Stallings was
suspended for three days for a verbal
battlewith Umpire Rigler.
When the Cubs were in Boston
Evers picked a fight with Rollie Zei
der, one of the most inoffensive fel
lows in the game.
Babe Adams, veteran Pirate pitch
er, has been unconditionally released.
Matty Mclntyre, former White Sox
and Detroit player, has been signed
as manager of the Mobile Southern
George Chaney, Baltimore feather
weight, who is to box Johnny Kil- j
bane for the title Labor day, dropped
Packey Hommey in ten- rounds at
New York. Chaney was, outweighed,
but had no trouble.
With ninety-odd entries, including
some of the greatest stars of the
country, already in, nominations for
the annual western tennis champion
ships closed at noon today with John
C. Neely, Jr., 16 South La Salle st.
Drawings will be made this after
noon, and play will begin on the turf
courts at the Onwentsia club tomorrow.
Matches in men's singles will open
the tourney, although titles in men's
and women's singles and doubles and
mixed doubles will all be settled. The
famous out of town players will be
given until Monday to play their first
round matches, although all local
players will be defaulted if they do
not show up.
Chicago Typos will leave for In
dianapolis at noon tomorrow over
the Monon to represent'Typograph
ical Union No. 16 in the ninth annual
baseball tournament of the Union
Printers' National league.
The local Typos won the Carry
Herrmann cup in the tournament at
St Louis in 1911 and have been in
the final competition all except two
years since the tournament started.
The prospects of the team are bright
er than they have been for several
years, for the players have had the
advantage of over a month of steady
training at the old Cub park.
A club of fifty rooters. has been or
ganized to accompany the team, with
Joseph Larson and Joseph Oschger
as "cheer leaders." The following
players will make the trip: Manager
"Monk" Goodwin, A. De Caluwe,
Frank Koeller, Lester Newman, Wal
ter Wilson, James McCarthy, George
Bilgef, Arthur Collander, Walter
CPMalley, Edward Harrison, Albert
Carroll, Adam Thome, and Mascot
(Mex.) George Ford.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
August 4, 1804 A proclamation
was issued by Governor Harrison, di
decting that an election be held to
learn the will of the settlers on the
question as to whether Indiana Ter
ritory (including Illinois) should ad
vance to the second grade of gov
"Civilization" film taken to Detroit
for private showing to Henry Ford
today. Chorus and executive staff
taken along. Will cost Ford $1,000.
Seven thousand tax appeals heard
by board of review. ,
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