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tling with Louis Talaber. In the fea-1 outfielders, 15 games for catchers
ture match it took Charley Cutler
one hour and twenty minutes to
throw "Cowboy" Connelly twice. Er
nest Kartje won two out of three
falls from Charles Hendrick.
A boxing bill base been introduced
; in the Iowa legislature. It is modeled,
after the Wisconsin ring law.
Morton 56, Proviso 6.
- Oak Park 15; Morton lights 11.
La Grange 26, Riverside 12.
Lewis 56, Joliet 19.
Loyola 43, McHale 20.
' ' De Paul 28, McKillip 10.
Bat Nelson, who formerly knocked
them dead in the lightweight divi
sion, is now knocking them out of
their seats in the vaudeville theaters.
This week he is at the Englewood
theater, and the week of Feb. 3 he
will be at the new Rialto theater, in
the loop. Bat says he used to put
them to sleep in the ring, but now he
- wakes them up in the showshop,
telling stories of his ring career. And
' he wears a full dress suit
Incidentally, Bat's letter carrying
all this information was shy one
cent postage and the postoffice at
tached a due stamp.
The Western league has stepped to
the front in encouraging young play-
ers to take up baseball as a profes
sion. A rule adopted at a recent meeting
ompels each of the eight teams in
uie mague to &eep six. piayera woo
have never played in anything higher
than Class B "ball on their rosters.
The teams are allowed but 15 men
and the rule will be an inducement
to managers to develop young play
The new rule applies to old play
ers the same as new ones joining the
clubs. Only nine men with previous
engagements in leagues of higher
standing than Class A may be car
ried. Each club may carry five
pitchers, two of whom must be
Thirty .fuJ! games for infielders and I asked.
f and 10 for pitchers will put them out
of the youngster class.
To enforce the "youngster" rule,
managers who refuse to get rid of
old players above the limit will have
their games forfeited until they obey
Texas wilf be a mecca for major
league teams this spring. Five train
ing camps will be located in the Lone
Star state this year.
The contention of John McCraw
that Texas weather is the best for
training seems to be borne out by
this. Three camps will be located In
Florida, three in Georgia, two each
in Louisiana and Arkansas and one
Giants Marlin Springs, Tex.
Cardinals San Antonio, Tex.
Pirates Columbus, Ga. '
Braves Miami, Fla,
Dodgers Hot Springs, Ark.
Reds Shreveport, La.
Phillies St. Petersburg, Fla.
' White Sox Mineral Wells, Tex.
Tigers Waxahachie, Tex.
Browns Palestine, Tex.
Yankees Macon, Ga.
Senators Augusta, Ga.
Indians New Orleans, La.
Red Sox Hot Springs, Ark.
Athletics Jacksonville, Fla.
8 MINUTES .TO DECIDE CASE
It took a jury just eight minutes
yesterday to decide a case Involving
$21,560,513 before Judge Carpenter
in the federal courts.
The Bankers,' Trust po. of New
York presented evidence that the
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific rail
way had failed to pay interest on a
$20,000,000 Issue of 5 per cent gold
debentures held by the trust com
pany. Attorneys for the road ad
mitted the facts in the case and the
jury awarded the bank the sum