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ver. He has been giving it lots of
Fred Mollwitz is the only rival for
Vic Saier at first, and Fred is not as
good as Vic.
The club at opening date will look
much as it did last year, with some
additions to the pitching staff and
some good utility men.
The players who were on the train
were: Vic Saier, Larry Doyle, Bill
Wortman, Char.ley Deal, Rollie Zei
der, Cy Williams, Max Flack, Earl
Smith, Leland Benton, Wm. Dillhoef
er, Fred Mollwitz, Al Demaree, Nick
Carter, Phil Douglas, Vic Aldridge,
Wm. McTigue, Herbie Hunter, Ed
ward McGinnis, Arthur Shay, Steve
Yerkes, Harry Wolf, Merwin Jacob
son, Maurice Schick, Mike Prender
gast, Jimmy Sheckard, Frank Mur
phy, Welton Ehrhardt and Manager
There is little use in playing out
the big league seasons. Hughie Ful
lerton has begun doping how the
teams will finish.
Illinois A. C. and Mystic A. C. will
battle in the finals for the Central
A. A. U. basketball title at the I. A. C.
gym tonight. In semi-finals Tricolor
defeated Hebrew Institute, 27 "to 15,
and Mystic downed Seward Blues,
29 to 22. Both battles -were rough
house affairs, fouls being frequent
and fist fights being narrowly avert
ed. The crowd broke on the floor at
one period and strong action was
necessary to prevent a brawl.
Grover Alexander, Philly pitcher,
Is seriously considering a circus offer
of $1,000 a week for 35 weeks. He
conferred with President Baker of
the Phils yesterday, demanded $15,
000 for the season and was offered
$10,000. There was nothing doing.
Alex is said to desire Jim Archer, Cub
hold-out, as a battery mate in the
Pal Moore broke his arm in the
fourth round of a fight against Jack
Wolf at Cleveland, the bout going to
Johnny Dundee outfought Frankie
Callahan in 'ten rounds at New York.
Harry Kabakoff fought a draw with
Bantam Champion Pete Herman at
St. Louis. Herman was outpointed
at the start, but finished at high
The proposed fight between Les
Darcy and Al McCoy for Madison
Square Garden,' New York, March 5,
is definitely of. Jack Dillon will be
Darcy's opponent, according to pres
ent plans. And that means a much
better battle. The Hoosier light
heavyweight should be able to give
the Australian as good an argument
as any man in the ring.
George Schaefer, New Trier High,
the national interscholstic plunge
champion, will be the star attraction
at a tank meet tonight at Kenilworth
between New Trier and Grand Rap
ids Y. M. C. A., Michigan champions.
Bert Tredick, Conklin's, defeated
Charley Ward, Leffingwell's, 5,0 to 40,
and took the lead in the Chicago
Hugh Heal defeated John Moore,
Chicago, 50 to 49, in a game of the
Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league at Toledo.
Phillips heavies 34, Tilden 9.
Phillips lights 37, Tilden 6.
Parker heavies 23, Englewood 19.
.Parker lights 17, Englewood 13.
'Marshall lights 42, Harrison 4.
Crane lights 29, Austin 4.
Lane lights 16, Senn 3.
Bowen bantams 12, Hyde Park 10.
First Nat. Jrs. 36, Sacramento 5.
McLaren A. C. 34, Independent 12.
The Romeo team, Sweitzer cup
winners, and the Normals, City
league champions, were presented
with cups and banners at a dinner at
the Grand Pacific hotel last night.
John F. Byrne, president of the City
league, was toastmaster, and the
speakers were Rob't M. Sweitzer,
Clarence Rowland, manager of the
White Sox; Jas. Callahan, manager
of the Pittsburgh National league
team; Judge John Prindiville and
Judge Jos. Mahoney.