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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 16, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11',
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Chick Evans, national amateur golf
champion, defeated Bob Gardner In
a special match at Beverly yesterday,
4 and 3. Chick had 72 for the 18
holes, seven better than Gardner.
Miscellaneous Baseball Scores.
Romeos 8, Cicero 5.
Normals 5, White Giants 2.
Lincoln 5, Whiting 4.
Merrimacs 9, Garden City 1.
Eclipse 6, Glovers 3.
Douglas 7, Standards 2.
E. P. C. 2, Monarchs 0.
Central 13, St Johns 0.
Chicago Minors 4, Aurora Minors 3.
Grand Crossing 3, Phil Sheridan 2.
Carroll 8, Hughes 2. .
Soccer Scores '
Campbell Rovers 2, McDuffs 0.
Joliet 1, Slavia 0.
Brickies 2, Pullman 0.
Corinthians 2, Swedish-Amer. 0.
Int. Harvesters 3, Olympia 1.
Palmer Park 4, Hungarians ll
Merrimac A. C. 61, St. Charles 0.
Homewood 6, St. Lawrence 0.
Thistles 14, Hermitage 0.
Hamlins 16, Lincoln A. C. 0.
Igorrotes 27, South Ends 0.
E. Chicago Gophers 2, Meteors 0.
Circle C. 12, Ouilmettes 10.
Ever Hammer is off for Kansas
City, where he clashes with Benny
Leonard in a 15-round fight Wednes
day night. Hammer is a trifle below
weight, but will pick up the pound
age at the scene of battle. A vic
tory over Leonard would send Ham
mer's stock booming, as the New
Yorker is recognized asv one of the
toughest men in the game.
Yankee athletes had a big day in
Stockholm Saturday in competition
with Swedish stars. Ted Meredith
won the 400-meter run, and in the
100-meter Jo Loomis of Chicago was
the victor. Andy Ward finished sec
ond to his fellow townsman and Bob
Simpson of Missouri landed third.
The American team also won the
800-meter relay, and Loomis was
second in the high jump.
Ralph Hedlich, mechanician "for
Wilbur D'Alene, seriously burned
when the latter's car caught fire dur
ing the Grand .American race -at the
Speedway Saturday, will recover.
He was burned about the body, face
and hands and will be confined to
the Oak Park hospital for several
weeks. Billy Chandler of the Craw
ford team, burned in trying to aid
Hedlich, will be able to leave the hos
pital in a couple of weeks.
Play golf for the good of your soul!
Play golf on Sunday if you haven't
time through the week, but PLAY
That's the advice of Dr. Burris A.
Jenkins, pastor of a Christian church,
in Kansas City.
Taking a stand directly opposite
savants who hold up golf as a stim
ulant for the art of profanity and
Sunday golf as one of the agents of
Satan, Dr. Jenkins says that as a
body builder and soul uplifterj golf is
By bringing man in closer touch
with nature it brings him in closer
touch with God, Dr. Jenkins declares.
"Go to church Sunday morning,
play golf in the afternoon, if your
conscience doesn't forbid," Dr. Jen
kins told his congregation. "It is
just as legitimate as ridine in an au-
' tomobile or boat or even driving a
"Golf is essentially a game of dis
cipline. The man who loses his tem
per, breaks his clubs and abuses his
caddy is never a successful golfer.
Neither can he cope to be successful
"Uolt develops will power and self
control as well as muscles and
nerves. It will make a better man
and a better Christian.
"It is time the church smooths
away Its frown at clean sports! The
prejudice born in the early days of
the church when the gladiatorial
contests at Rome were the only
sports has no place in modern Chris
tianity. "Golf should be played for relaxa
tion. Playing for stakes turns play