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tween Johnny ("Kid") Williams of
Baltimore, the title holder, and Pete
Herman are favoring the champion
in the 20-round battle to a decision.
They figure the sturdiness and hard
1 clouting of Williams "will wear down
Pete in a long battle.
Word was received in Chicago yes
I terday that Olin, the Finn wrestler
' who recently secured a referee's de
cision over Joe Stechr, will be here
btween Jan. 15 and 20. Olin refused
to accept a match before his arrival,
but promised to talk terms. The
Crown management is endeavoring
to secure the attraction. Renato
Gardini, the Italian, is being Consid
ered. Loyola basketballers will play six
games this week. Two games are
1 scheduled for this afternooif at
Crane Tech, two at Chicago Latin
Wednesday and two at North Divi
E. B. Hall took first prize in the
weekly shoot of the Evanston Gun
club yesterday-by breaking 98 tar
gets in the 100-target event at 16
yards. R. C. Hall was second with
96, and W. J. Doyle third with 8.
Paddy Harmon's all-star roller
hockey team secured sweet revenge
at the expense of the Racine cham
pions yesterday, 5 to 2, in the pres
ence of 4,000 howling roller hockey
fans at Riverview rink.
The Illinois Athletic club basket
ball team will play the fast Wa'bash
college of Crawfordsville, Ind., in tKe
gym of the I. A. C, Friday, Jan: 12,.
at 8 o'clock. v
The Wabash team has played five
games this season against all strong
teams and have defeated them all.
The Univ. of Illinois and the Em
Roes of Indianapolis were 'among
the teams that lost, the last-named
team not losing a game in four years,
previously winning 84 straight
The I. A. C. will place their strong
est team on the field, "with the hopes
of running on their string of ten
straight victories to .elevens
The dance under the auspices of
the Ragen Athletic club in the Sev
enth Regiment armory Saturday
night probably was the most suc
cessful social event ever held by
that "well-known organization. Sev
eral thousand dancers turned out,
most of them in fancy and grotesque
costumes, and until the wee sma'
hours of Sunday morning they were
permitted to dance on the spacious
armory floor. A handsome sum was
realized for the club, which is one of
Chicago's leading athletic and social
De Soto 8, Tonti 0.
PoL-Amer. A. C. 9, Cent. Turn. 8.
Dodger A. C. 10, Corn. Maroons 8.
Lady of Mercy 6, Qn. of Angels 5.
O'Connells 4, Seeley Blues 3.
Vilas A. C. 17, Petersons 1.
Maher A. C. 8, Wallace 7.
About .the only draft that wHI be
removed from the minor leagues will
come when somebody opens a window.'
HIGH'SPOtS IN LIFE OF BARRY,
RED SOX .MANAGER
What He Is
Only playing manager in American
or National leagues.
Youngest" manager in major league
basebalL Age 29.
Only player who has played in six
world series, four with the Athletics
and two with the Red Sox, drawing
more than $15,000 in world series
Born, Meriden, Conn., April 26,
JPlayed at Holy Cross college,
1905 to 1908.
Received trial with Athletics in
1908 and became regular shortstop
Played in world series 1910, 1911,
1913, 1914, 1915, 1916.
Appointed manager Boston Red
Sox Jan. 5, 1917.
In nine years in American league,
batted for an. axemge of.--.244,