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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11',
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Barry, Red Sock, former teammate
of Collins, was second. Of men who
played in several games at third, Mc
Mullen was fourth with .950, and
Buck Weaver was next, nine points
behind. Buck was fourth among the
shortstops with .954. Jack Four-
nier was last among the first base
men, his defensive work being .978,
' and Jack Ness was only a point bet
ter than-the Frenchman. That may
Of the regular outfielders, Hap
'Felsch was first, his average being
.981. This was seven points better
than Tris Speaker. Jackson fielded
.975 and John Collins .959. Clyde
Milan, Washington, had the most as-
Ray Schalk topped the catchers
with .988. Ray made only 10 errors
and had more assists and put-outs
than any other backstop. Lefty Wil
liams fielded the pitcher's position
perfectly, handling 46 chances.
Chicago ' Kayo Brown outpointed
and outpunched Bob Moha in ten
' rounds at New York. The Greek had
Moha tamed after the first round.
Coaph Jesse Harper has been
signed for three more years as ath
letic director at Notre Dame. Har
per has consistently turned out good
Madonna and Leo played a 12-in-ning
2-to-2 tie in the K C. Indoor
Baseball league. Commercial beat
De Soto, 8 to 2.
Les Darcy, sensational Australian
middleweight, has left the Antipodes,
according to George Chip, just ar
rived in San Francisco and will land
in Valparaiso, Chile, in a few days.
Chip says Darcy stowed away on an
American steamer and is being spon
sored by an American racing man.
, Darcy was liable for military serv
ice and he will not be permitted to'
return to Australia. How Darcy will
be received in this country is prob
lematical There is no question of
his ability as a box fighter, but he
may be frowned on for refusing to
accept military, service.
However, Les has some company
right here in our own star-spangled
Roland Cioni won the two-mile
open professional roller race at
Dreamland. He failed to show in the
half-mile handicap, starting from the
scratch. Glassbrenner, with a han
dicap of 45 yards,' won the event,
i Corwin Huston, Detroit, defeated
Thomas Nolan, Chicago, 300 to 129,
in the 18-2 billiard tournament be
tween the two cities, and Detroit
now leads, 2,200 to 1,883.
Johnny Hayes, rolling for Hayes
Brothers of the Vermont league, av
eraged 240 in three games against
the Berghoffs, Hayes Brothers win
ning the set
De Paul academy football team, 17
strong, climbed the rattler at noon
today for Boston", where Somerville
will be met Saturday. Coach Paupau
has his Catholic cohorts in excellent
condition and is counting on victory.
Somerville has had the benefit of
coaching from several eastern col
lege sfars this week.
JUDGE STELKCOMES OUT FOR
Judge John Stelk has sat for only
a feW days in the court of domestic
relations, but already the domestic
tragedies that have been aired before
him has made him an advocate of
birth control. Stelk yesterday came
out in favor of it. At the same time
preparations for a discussion of this
subject by the Chicago Woman's
club were made.
Judge Stelk said: "When I am
quoted as saying that I am for birth
control-1 mean that I am in favor of
proper legislation which would give
physicians the right to give advice on
the important question.
"And by birth , control I do not
mean that the Statutes prohibiting
abortion should be abolished or that
anything injurious to health should
"The country should establish in
stitutions where those that content!