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help, and he may be the only catch
er who can be weaned away from
his present club. Whether Ivy will
be a star here is something else. He
was not a wonder with the Reds in
1916, being erratic,-liable to break all
distance and altitude records when
throwing in the general direction of
Art Wilson and Jimmy Archer are
still holding out It is reasonable to
believe that Wilson, at least, will be
signed before the opening of the sea
son. But the Wilson of 1916 was no
star catcher. Even should he be good
this year he will need help. Rowdy
Elliott, who had half a season's big
league experience last year, and
Pickles Dilhoefer of Milwaukee, with
no major trial, would be Wilson's
first assistants. Dilhoefer is highly
touted, but he has yet to show his
Mitchell needs an experienced
man, for he cannot afford to get
caught in the midst of a season with
untried men behind the bat.
The Wisconsin boxing commission
has barred Freddie Welsh from ap
pearance in Badger rings for a year
for alleged "shamming and stalling"
in his recent engagement in Milwau
kee with Ritchie Mitchell. Howard
(Kid) Carr, Chicago fight manager,
drew a 30-day lay-off for speaking
harshly to a commissioner during a
Racine fight Tommy Walsh ex
plained a peculiar check and the
commission postponed action in his
Joe Welling had an easy time trim
ming Johnny Clinton in ten rounds
at New York.
K. 0. Brennan, Chicago, knocked
out Al Benedict of Jersey City in the
Johnny Coulon, former bantam
champ, came a little farther back in
New York last night when he
whipped Jack Sharkey in ten rounds.
The Logan Square boy fought at a
fast clip throughout and did not ap
pear to tire.
The ban has been lifted a trifle and
Les Darcy is allowed to demonstrate
some of his able blows in his vaude
ville engagement at the Haymarket
Fred Gilmore is used in the illustra
tions. Charley Ellis went into first place
in the Interstate Three-Cushion Bil
liard league by defeating Joe Capron
at Bensinger's, 50 to 29. Ellis had
high run of seven.
Lane 21, Harrison 16.
Bowen 25, Calumet 10.
Schurz 13, Lake View 7.
Waller 26, Senn 6.
Crane 19, Marshall 3.
Tilden 24, Phillips 5.
Schurz bantams 18, Lake View 2.
Senn bantams 18, Waller 10.
Marshall bantams 14, Crane 3.
I. A. C. 101, Cheyenne 13.
Illinois 34, Ohio State 21.
Com. Barry 28, Marquette 11.
BALL ST. PATRICK'S DAY TO
RAISE FUND FOR IRISH RELIEF
The United Celtic American Societies-
of Chicago held a special
meeting last night at the Sherman
house. The object was to perfect
plans for the monster entertainment,
carnival and ball to be held on St.
Patrick's night, March 17, at the
First Regiment armory, 16th st and
Michigan av. The purpose is to
raise funds for widows and orphans
in Ireland. The committee in charge
has set a $10,000 mark and, accord
ing to reports from the various per
sons in charge, it will far exceed
ORGANIZE RENTING ASS'N
Chicago Renting Agents' ass'n
launched last night. L. M. Smith
elected president Organized to stop
granting of lease concessions and
other "evils" of the real estate
Washington. Pres. Wilson signs
commission appointing Theo. Roose
velt, Jr., major of infantry in officers'
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