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No further progress has been made
,. toward signing Frank Chance as
manager of the Cubs. Weeghman
most emphatically says there is noth
ing to the' report and that Chance
positively will not manage the North
Siders in 1917. Prexy Charles could
not be stronger in his denial.
The Chance rumor, with a Cali
fornia impetus, still persists, how
ever. Through it all Joe Tinker seems
least worried of any one, and Joe
probably has more" at stake than any
of the principals. -
Joe Welling and Frankie Whitney
are billed for ten rounds in Kenosha
tonight, and those who attend should
see an entertainment worthy of the
trip. A special train will leave the'
Northwestern station at 6:55, return
ing immediately after the fight.
Welling will be a slight favorite be
fore the fight, having greater pres
tige with Chicago ring followers. -But
this Whitney person is not to be dis
regarded. The Cedar Rapids boy has
riot been as highly press-agented as
the Chicagoan, but his record is an
ambitious one, filled with victories
over men of accepted medit; in the
lightweight division. Welling has a
powerful punch, but so has Whitney.
The boys fight along the same line
and are not given to stalling.
A good card of preliminaries has
been arranged to open the show.
Joliet 4, Pullman 1.
Slavia 1, Bricklayers 1.
Swedish-Americans 4, McDuffs 1.-
Lincoln Park 4, Caledonians 1.
Harvey 3, Columbians 2. ,
Washington Park 7, St George 4.
Rangers 4, Olympics 1.
Indoor Baseball (
Father Perez 5, Leo 3.
Marquette 9, Tonti 8.
Training 12, White Eagles 6.
Cent Turners 5, A. L. Marq'tes 3.
Vilas A. C. 8, Holsten Park 6.
Riverview roller hockey team de
feated Dreamland at Riverview, 2 to
jO. JBglington. of the winner .scorjadl
both goals and was a power on de
fense. Igorrotes defeated Kenmores, 35
to 0, at De Paul field and claim the
143-pound football championship.
Alexander was a consistent ground
gainer for the Igorrotes.
" ALL ROUNDTOWN
Tomaz F. Deuther, secretary of
the Greater Chicago Federation and
a frequent speaker at dinners, ban
quets, high eats and big blowouts of
organizations affiliated with the fed
eration, has for years been getting
off jokes, jests, gags, puns and plays
of wit at the expense of his co
workers who are married men. He
is said to command more funny sto
ries than any man on the Northwest
Side about the trials, troubles and
tribulations of married life. He has
glorified in bachelorhood, boasted of
the banners of freedom fluttering for
heroes of bachelordom.
. Welf, what of it? What's the news?
Why, doggone the shades of all black
cats, kits and kittens Tomaz has
gone and got engaged. He's going
to get married.
Cards are out announcing the en
gagement of Miss Irene Louis Tren
del, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius
Trendel, to Tomaz F. Deuther. And
the married men ofthe Greater Chi
cago Federation are now expecting
Tomaz to blossom out with new
after-dinner stories shooting the ar
rows of ridicule into the bachelors.
HOT TIME IN CHICAGO
Chicago had a hot time last month
in comparison to former years in
the same month. The mercury hov
ered around the 43.2 degree mark.
This is about 4.2 higher than the
average for November.
The weather bureau reports that
U. S. is having the mildest tempera
ture for this time of year that it has
enjoyed. fox -a.decade. . ;