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Welsh tonight Betting i5 to 4, with
Mitchell a favorite for the newspa
per decision. But the title can change
y - Hands only through a knockout.
That Welsh has some fears con
cerning the outcome is evident from
the fact that he forced Mitchell to
'P Post $5,000 to guarantee a return
match at 20 rounds to a" decision in
the event the championship should
switch tonight: This is probably the
first time a champion has made such
a condition. Welsh is .in good condi
tion and says he is confident of the
outcome, but he meets a good boy
ancTwill have a vicious battle.
From Welsh's past, it is hard to see
where Mitchell, good as he may be,
can put over a knockout in ten
rounds. The Briton is as fine a de-
- fensive fighter as the game has seen
, in years, and knows to. its fullest the
art of self-protection.
Johnny Dundee and his friends
i came in for the surprise of the fistic
season" in New York last night when
the Scotch Wop was knocked out in
the first round bv an unknown
named Willie Jackson. A right cross
to the jaw gave Dundee the first
knockout of his career. Jagkso"n was
considered a second-rater before
Doc Rogers, Bensinger's, defeated
Prank White, Frasor's, 50 to 40, in. a
game of the' Chicago Billiard league.
Lewis 51, Lane College, 9.
Lane 34, Harrison 6.
' Wilson Badgers 27, Lane 14.
De La Salle 36, Parker 7.
Julia Gay 31, McCabe Memorial 23.
Englewood M. E. 23, Garfield 19.
jfc Welles Park 16, Trinity 9.
An important match will be on in
the western section of the Knights
: of Columbus league tonight in the St.
Patrick's-Hennepin battle at Hoer
ber's hall, 21st st and Blue Island,
av. Shanley and Dillon will shoulder
me oiau uurueus. women wurue aa- i
- mitted, free to all future leagued comL I
bats, according fo an announcement I
made last night by President Charles
Three wrestling matches are billed
for tonight ,at the Crown theater,
John Freiberg vs, Paul Martinson,
Kid Martin' vs. Victor Soldat and
Henry Wirth vs. Fred Whitman. The
first two are heavyweight affairs, the
third a lightweight bout.
Against -his wish, Ritchie Mitchell
went on the stand before the Wis
consin state boxing commission and
swore that he was fouled in the re
cent fight at Racine. He said Wel
ling did not mean to hurt mm and
that he dld not ask he be punishedr
but the commission after hearing
other witnesses suspended Welling
for three months from Dec. 18, the
date of the fight.
Jack Dillon and Billy Miske will
clash in a ten-round contest in New
York tonight and fans look for the
best go of the season. Miske's re
markable triumphs make him' a fa
vorite over the Indianapolis scrapper.
It is hkely the winner will get Leslie
Darcy. Both are fit and ready.
Local ski jumpers traveled to, Cary
today to get" in a few more practice
slides before the big meet Sunday.
The recent snowfalls have put the
slide in excellent shape and followers
of the Norwegian sport expect some
new records. A new face will be seen
among the professional jumpers,
Andrew Olsen, who won the amateur
title last year, having decided to
jump in the money class.
FINANCE BODY CHANGES CUTS
Council finance committee re
scinded salary cuts of election board
employes and changed department
of public works reduction from 16
per cent to 5 per cent
Colin Fyffe, lawyer for - election
board, got off lucky. Theyproposed
to cut his pay from $5,000 a year to
$3,500. Now they won't cut it at alL
Besides his 'election board work,
Fyffe is attorney for the niinos Man
ufacturers' ass'n and has a general