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where near earning their salaries
last season, when compared to what
other people did for less money..
V , Weeghman explains he is in sym
pathy with organized labor, and em
ploys nothing but union men in his
restaurants, but he doesn't think
union labor has anything to do with
this case. t
In passing it might be pointed out
that when labor boycotted the
Brooklyn Fed cjub the athletes went
right on playing ball, without pay
ing attention to the boycott.
Ray Schalk, member of the play
ers' fraternity, signed a contract to
catch for the White Sox yesterday.
The figures for the term of the .con
tract were not given out, but it is a
certainty Ray was not cut, as he
seemed Satisfied. Slim Sallee was
suspended' from the frat for the
" same action Schalk, has taken, and
Ray may now be ousted. '
Walter Maranville, who received
$6,000 in 1916 for playing short for
the Boston Braves, wants more mo
ney and has returned his contract
unsigned. President Haughton says
( Maranville can play for the same sal
" ary or quit.
Charlie White may get a 20-round
crack at Lightweight Champion
Freddie Welsh before the Tatter re
tires from the ring July 7. Welsh will
have been champion for three years
' ' at that time and is ready to quit. He
will offer a final go at the title to
either White or Ritchie Mitchell. To
prove that he is the logical choice,
White says he is ready to meet Mit-'
chell, and the winner of such a bat
tle would be matched with Welsh for
a combat in Havana, Cuba.
flfe Despite his recent fights, Welsh is
. confident he can defend his title
against any lightweight now before
the public. He is willing to retire
after giving the best man a fair shtot
j at the crown. ,
Red Smith and Lefty Tyler' of the
Braves, Larry Gardner, Babe Ruth,
. Harold Janvrih and Olat Henriksen
of the Red-Sox and eight minor
league players met with Dave Fultz"
in Boston and talked strike yester
day. These major players are all
stars and important cogs in their re
August Kieckhefer, Rockford, de
feated John Moore at Flenner's, 50
to 22, in a game of the Interstate
Bryan Downey of Columbus and
Frankie 'Murphy Of Denver' fought
a hot ten-round draw at Tolfedo.
1NJoe Wojfe, rolling, for the Clare
monts, knocked down 289 pins in.
the South Side Traveling league.
Riverview roller ' hockey players -defeated
Dreamland at the Riverview
rink, 4 to 0. Higgins scored three
goals. l ,
Spencer and Ormsby'of Chicago
took the lead in the Northern Illinois
bowling tournament at Rockford
with a total of 1,299.
Billy lyiiske, St. Paul middleweight,
who .has been creating a sensation in
the east, stopped here yesterday on
his way home to St Paul. Miske said
he hurt hls.han67in the Dillon match.
Johnny Kilbane knockeq out John
ny Drummie in the tenth round at
Waterbury, Conn. The crowd
thought Kilbane hit his opponent for
the second knockdown before the
latter had, risen to his feet, and a
police escort was necessary for the;
, Basketball Scores
Crane bantams 19, Waller 4.
Crane lights 22, Waller 6.
Armour Sq. 41, Sherman Pk. 18.
Naomi A. C.'34, Sioux A, C. 12.
W. S. Rangers 44, Rebels 22.
Marshall bantams 23, Harrison 9.
Tilden bantams 36, Austin 6.
Lake Forest 16, N. W. Acad. 9.
Training A. C. 28, Gary "Y" 14.
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Albany. Gov. Whitman will ap
point Geo. M. Perkins, steel magnate
and 6nce Progressive party leader, ds
head of state department of foods,
markets and agriculture.
London. Sir Joseph Beecham, the
pill maker, left estate of $5,000000,
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