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nically defeated by Johnny Ertje.
Some critics have declared Williams
has no right to the title, but they
are shooting wide.
' By winning tonight over Herman,
a rugged fighter, Williams will leave
no question of his right to claim the
highest honors in his class.
Wisconsin beat Northwestern, 29
to 21, in competition for the Confer-
ence basketbell championship. An
extra five-minute period was neces
sary. The victory kept the Badger
slate clean. . i
Illinois also maintained its unbrok
en string by downing the Ohio State
basket tossers, 38 to 14. The Illini
completely outclassed the Buckeyes.
Abe Attell, former featherweight
champion, one of the most marvel
ous boxers who ever entered the
ring, failed pitifully in a come-back
attempt at New Orleans, gping down
in the fourth found before Phil Vir
gets, a lightweight. Attell showed
some of his former skill in the first
two sesions, but tired in the third.
Ad Wolgast, still a good press
agent, is out with a defy to Fred
Welsh for a lightweight title battle,
offering to give the entire proceeds
of the fight to the British Red Cross.
Ad says it is up to Welsh to help his
Wisconsin is suspicious of Fred
die Welsh. The boxing commission
will not sanction the fight between
Welsh and Ritchie Mitchell fpr Mil
waukee, Jan. 10, until the champion
posts his contract and forfeit money.
Fred Fulton and Tom Cowler,
heavies, will clash in ten rounds at
New York tonight
John Stachowski knocked down
299 pins rolling for the Newman
Jewelers in Martinek's league. No.
5 refused to fall on the final ball.
Charley Le Gros of the. Casino
room, Humboldt park, defeated
Charles Ward at LeffingwelTs, 50 to
36,vin the opening game of the Chi
cago Billiard league.
Sunday, Feb. 11 has beerr selected
as the date for the start of the six-
day bicycle race at Dexter Park pa
vilion. The grind will begin at 10:30
that night and wind up at the same
hour the following Saturday.
Loyola 24, Cran6 11.
Loyola Bantams 30, Crane 12.
Wendell Phillips 40, Tilden 1.
Calumet Bantams 15, Tilden 12.
Crane College 19, Lane 12.
Lewis 32, De Paul 16.
Wabash 61, Chicago "Y" 42.
Barry defeated St Patriqk, 10 to
6, in a game of the Knight of Co
lumbus Indoor league. -
Mike Doolan, former shortstop for
the Phillies and formerly with the
Baltimore and Chicago Federal
league clubs, has signed a contract
to manage the Rochester Interna
tional league club.
DROP IMPEACHMENT ACTipN
AGAINST GARY OFFICIALS
Gary, Ind., Jan. 9. Impeachment
proceedings against Mayor R. O.
Johnson and Safety Commissioners
K. M. Burr and Alfred Carlson were
dropped Jast night at council meeting
for lack ofevidence.
OF THE R-E6IMENT.
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