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league last year and he divided with
Tris Speaker publicity as organized
baseball's greatest luminary.
But a difference of $7,000 is one
not easily bridged and Alex and his
club are in for trouble coming to an
Fred Snodgrass of the Braves is
another holdout who protests a halv
ing of an $8,000 salary.
Joe Welling outfought and out
boxed Leo Johnson, negro light
weight, in ten rounds at New York.
The Chicagoan kept up a two-handed
tattoo on Johnson's stomach and
had him in distress all the way.
Jack Dillon and Mike O'Dowd have
been fined $100 each by the Wiscon
sin boxing commission for failure to
appear for weighing in.
Peter Drobach and Charles Pier
cey have been teamed as the fifth
pair in the six-day bike race to be
held at Dexter Park next month.
Drobach is a plugger over a long
grind, while Piercey is a sprinter.
Fred Fulton and Charles Wetnert
have signed to fight ten rounds in
New York, Feb. 12. This should be
a gallop for the Rochester heavy and
provide him with more experience.
Charles Morin, Flenner's, deefated
Peter Rogers at Bensinger's, 50 ta
40; in a game of the Chicago Billiard
Bat Nelson, former lightweight
champion, is closing his engagement
at the Englewood theater with more
knockouts to his credit than -he, ever
scored in the ring. Vaudeville fol
lowers of the South Side fell hard for
the Dane's line of patter and the the
ater is reported to have done the best
week's business in its history. Bat
has a clean monologue confined to
interesting events in his ring career.
Feb. 5 he comes to the loop at the
new Rialto theater, and after that
goes to the Victoria, where North
Siders will have a chance to listen to
Wm. Demetral lost a handicap
wrestlings match ta George Catsona
ras at the Haymarket last night. De
metral agreed to toss him twice in
an hour. After getting a fall in 48
seconds, he couldn't negotiate the
other. Gardine won two, falls from
Pardello in the other match.
De Paul 31, St Rita 8.
De Paul bantams 21, St Rita 4.
St Cyril 39, St Patrick 2.
St. Cyril bantams 35, St Patrick 6.
Evanston 24, New Trier 14.
New Trier lights 16, Evanston 11.
Thornton 31, Riverside 6.
Riverside lights 15, Thornton 7.
Loyola 23, Phillips 15.
Chicago 21, Wisconsin 13.
Purdue 22, Indiana 15. ,
Mich. A. C. 39, Illinois 27.
Salem 17, Woodlawn 4.
Sleipner 84, Emerald A. C. 18.
Spike Kelly, Doc Krone's welter
weight, and Reb Young Russell, Geo.
Ferguson's star, were matched last
night for a ten-round bout, weight to
be 147 pounds at 3 o'clock. The two
managers will wait for bids from
nearby clubs, but it looks as if it will
Members of the Northwest Skat
ing club carried off two places in the
two-mile handicap race held at the
White City ice rink last night Roy
McWhirter, a Northwest entry, won
the event, "Brick" Larson of the
Norwegian Turners was second and
Lee Jensen of the Northwest club
was third. The time was 6:43 2-5.
There were sixty starters.
Sinai Social Center girls' basket
ball teams lost two games to the
Christ church girls at Sinai last
night, 4 to 0 and 8 to 2.
Three closely contested long-distance
races thrilled a big crowd at
the Riverriew roller ring last night,
Al Kruger took the five-mile profes
sional event after a tussle with Har
ry Palmer, who recently switched
from the amateur ranks. The two
mile Class A event was won by Scriv
ens of the Opal A. A., while theCfass
B. race at the same distance wept
to Durfe of the Riverview club.
Minnesota's 1,000 per cent basket