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And if it isn't, he has 1918 and the
coming of McGraw to look for
ward to. '
Ritchie Mitchell, Milwaukee light
weight, is in great demand following
his defeat of- Joe Welling and offers
are pouring in from fight centers for
his services. Boston and New Or
leans are in the bidding. Mitchell has
an excellent chance to make a finan
cial clean-up and is also -on the road
to the top. AH he needs is careful
handling. He has natural resources.
Jack Dillon and -Billy Miske fought
a, vicious ten-round draw in New
John H. (Speedy) Rush has: been
reappointed head coach of Princeton
football team for 1917.
Ragen A. C. has arranged a big
athletic carnival for Thursday
night, the proceeds to go to the poor.
The affair will be held in St Anne's
auditorium, 55th and La Salle sts.
Many celebrities have premised to be
present, including Jess Willard, Clar
ence Rowland, Bobby Roth, Packey
McParland and Battling Nelson.
Manager Frank Ragen has also ob
tained a raft of vaudeville talent. The
carnival will be a stag.
York. Miske, had the mankfller .in
trouble early in the bout, but was
unable to stand the pace.
Alfred De Oro defeated George
Moore, three-cushion billiard cham
pion, 50 to 38, in the first block- of
their match for the title at New
Cioni won the 25-mile professional
roller race at -Dreamland last night
from a field of 12 starters.
Ben Reuben defeated Frank Knit
ter in straight falls in a mat show at
Larry McLean, catcher, has been
signed again by Cincinnati.
The grip of Miss Molla Bjursted,
woman tennis champion, in her
backhand stroke. Her most effec