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or Mollwitz on the bag. Vic, it is
said, was suffering from weak eyes
and may have the same trouble in
1917. If his eyes do not improve the
chances are he will not be a regular.
And Mollwitz is not a capable under
study because he can't hit.
One more outfielder who can hit
and field would be a welcome addi
tion to Cub ranks, and a young
catcher to relieve Archer and Wilson
is also badly needed, demons tried
his hand at the job and was not a
The pitching staff was good
enough in the late rage for any team
and there is every indication that it
will be better in the 'coming flight.
Northwestern, having gotten
through this much of the Conference
season without a defeat, and with
hopes of continuing to keep the slate
clean, is developing championship
sidelines, It has dug up the bear
story, and is beginning to fear every
thing. The- latest yarn from the Evanston
institution is that Patty Driscoll, star
halfback of the Purple, one of the
best open-field runners in the Con
ference, may be out of the Iowa
game Saturday. He is said to have
suffered an injury to his left ankle in
the Indiana game and he has remain
ed on the sidelines. Underhill has
been practicing in his place.
But when the elevens line up on
Northwestern field look for Driscoll
and you will not be disappointed.
Patty is too valuable to be kept out
of such an important contest. '
Most of the football comment
anent Chicago at the present time is
a defense of Coach Stagg. This,
probably, because the Midway men
tor at the start of the season said
his material was the best in years.
Then this same material made a la
mentable showing. '
Rumors that Jim Callahan might
manage the Boston Red Sox or Cubs
next season are set at rest by Jim
himself with the word that he is
under contract to pilot the Pirates
again in 1917 and likes the assign-,
ment. Callahan was making some
advances when he finished the last
campaign and beileves he has young
men who will develop with another
George Moore, New York, won the
world's three-cushion billiard cham
pionship title from Hugh Heal of To
ledo in the tetter's home city, the
final count being 150 to 125.
Jack Dillon and Mike Gibbons are
primed for their 10-round scrap in
St Paul tomorrow night Betting on
the affair has not been stupendous,
as the wise boys are not sure how
the St Paul phantom will stack up
against such a mauler as the Hoos
ter. . Having arranged the weight
agreement favorably, Dillon should
be strong when he enters the ring,
and, unless Mike is even more shifty
than usual, Jack should get home in
Harry Palmer," Riverview A. C,
won the three-mile roller race at
White City in 10:10. Paul Drew was
second and Lloyd Gullickson third.
At Riverview Friday night ten
mile professional and five-mile team
roller races will be staged. There
are 18 starters for the professional
event, and Cioni, who has been a star
in this event will be hard pushed to
The Father Perez Council team of
the Knights of Columbus Baseball
league was presented with a loving
cup and pennant as 1916 league
champion sat a banquet at the Hotel
Sherman last night. Pres. T. D. Grif
fin was toastmaster. Among the
speakers were Leroy Hackett, W. N.
Brown, Judge J. P. McGoorty, J. C.
O'Brien, T. P. O'Connell, J. Lfilis, the
Rev. S. Morrison, Judge Leo J. Doyle,
B. J. Coens and G. H. Krippaehne.
A victory for the North Shores will
clinch the Chicago Independent
Football league championship for
that team Sunday, Sec'y Vierling of
the circuit announced last night,
while a defeat may involve the eleven
in a three-cornered tie with the Got-