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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 15, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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25. The Dapp.er club has a light and
heavyweight basket ball team and an
indoor team in the Northwest league.
Dec. 12 will be a red-letter day in
baseball.
The board of directors of the Na
tional and ""American leagues will
meet in New York and discussions
are likely to arise which will rival the
blustery days of the Federal league
for fireworks.
John J. McGraw, the little giant of
the Giants, must appear before the
National magnates to explain his
actions at the New York-Brooklyn
gam, Oct. 3, when he left the bench
charging that his players were
"throwing" the game, a statement
which has caused some of his men
to threaten a strike.
The sale of the Red Sox will either
be approved o"r rejected." -
Barney Dreyfuss will open his fight
to have a change made in'the nation
al commission. -
A plan to organize a new major
league to comprise Toronto, Buffalo,
Newark, Baltimore, Indianapolis, To
ledo, Louisville and Milwaukee will
be considered.
Dave Fultz's charges against base
ball will come in for their share of
the discussion.
At least one major league club will
be sold and many stars "may change
hands.
Yes, it will be a nice, quiet, peace
able session. About as peaceable as
the Somme river.
There are five or six good centers
in the country this year, but fore
most among them stands Peck of
Pittsburgh university, Walter Camp's
choice on the mythical Ail-American
team last year and regarded as al
most a sure repeater this fall.
P6ck is a center of the roaming
type. He coyer a lot of territory and
often takes a hand in tackling men
on plays far from his position in the
line.
On defense he has been able to opt
point such centers as the giant Wray
of Pennyslvania,.who is doped as one
of the best snappers in the east this
year.
Peck is captain of Glenn Warner'sv
great football machine.
BUSINESS BOOMING AT THE
WORKERS' INSTITUTE
The Workers' institute has been
meeting with much success in its
English and high school department.
The management has rented another
building, corner o&12th and Ashland,
and work along the lines of that done
in the Ashland blvd. bldg. will bev
taken up: -
Beginning Nov. 21 the university
extension course will be started with
a series of lectures by Percy H. Ward
every Tuesday evening. Saturdays
Dr. Blaunt will give series of lectures
on "Sexual Hygiene," for women
only.
Open forum has been-established
at the institutfe in connection with
public speaking class every Sunday,
7 p. m.
The Workers' institute is arrang
ing an Educational Masquerade ball
at Second Regiment armory, Sat,
Jan. 20. All radicals are requested, to
remember that this date is occupied.
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C. & N. TO COMPLY WITH LAW
While the HI. Central, the Rock
Island and the Great Northern rail
roads are busy with their legal at
tacks on the Adamson 8-hour law,
the Chicago & Northwestern is re
ported to have made all arrange
ments to comply with the law, ac
cording to reports gathered today.
Although the law does not go into
effect until Jan. 1, the Northwestern
is believed to be making preparations
to. put the new schedule into effect
Dec. 1.
Berlin. British aviators pay trib
ute to German aviator, Capt. Boelke,
by dropping wreath and two letters
on spot where he met death in action.
London. Viscount Bryce in favor
of pact between nations to insure
peace at close of war.

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