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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 23, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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Tomorrow the club will be in camp
at Pasadena, and Manager Mitchell
may send them out Sunday morning
for a preliminary workout to get the
kinks from train-stiffened muscles.
Jim Sheckard is to be given absolute
authority over the second team, and
his word will be law. Jim may get
the veteran pitchers for his club, as
Manager Mitchell wishes to look over
the youngsters. On the other hand,
Sheck will be given the recruit out
fielders, as he is an expert on gar
dening. . Michigan and Syracuse tied in a
dual track meet at Syracuse, each
counting 43 points. C. R. Croff,
Michigan, broke the Syracuse indoor
record in the shot put with 44 feet
6 inches.
Joe Stecher defeated Ad Santel in
straight falls in a wrestling bout for
( the heavyweight championship at
' San Francisco. The first fall came
with a body scissors and double wrist
lock in 38:17, and the second in
11:54 with a double wrist lock.
Wladek Zbyszko defeated Jess
Westergaard in straight falls in a
wrestling match at the Coliseum.
The first fall was won with a body
scissors and wrist lock in 29:15, and
the second with a cross body and
wrist lock in 7:15. Westergaard put
up a remarkable fight in the first
bout, but his opponent had the nec
essary strength tobreak dangerous
holds.
Hans Schuster won the Pennant
A. C. marathon in New York in
2:40:25, establishing a new record
for the course from the Bronx to
New Rochelle and back.' Sidney
Hatch was fourth, half a mile behind
the winner.
Sinai Social natators defeated
Maine Township High in a dual tank
meet, 34 to 25. Handley, Sinai, won
the 40-yard back stroke and 100-yard
event, also swimming on the victori
ous relay team.
The Nebraska legislature killed a
bill calling for 10-round boxing bouts.
.Ever Hammer will try a comeback
tonight against Milburn Saylor at
Gary, Ind. The mill is slated for ten
rounds. Hammer has been out of
the ring following a series of re
verses last fall, but believes he is
ready to resume work. If he can
beat Saylor there will be no doubt of
it, for the Hoosier lightweight is one
of the cleverest boys in the business.
Jack Dillon and Al McCoy have
been finally matched to fight ten
rounds in New York Teusday night.
Jess Willard has signed a contract
focanother summer's work with the
circus. Jess reserves the right to
cancel at any time to train for a
fight
Athletes entered in the First Regi
ment's annual indoor track and field
games will compete tonight in the
first night's events at the armory,
16th st. and Michigan blvd. The en
try list shows 370 athletes, the Chi
cago Athletic ass'n leading 'with 40.
The University of Chicago has 30,
Illinois A. C. 26, and Mystic A. C. 20.
Contestants in five of the seven
events tonight will run for positions
in the finals tomorrow night. Two
events, the two-mile run and stand
ing broad jump, will be definitely de
cided. Basketball Scores
Ohio 27, Northwestern 25.
Minnesota 19, Chicago 12.
Oak Park 16, Bvanston 7.
Train.-Dodgers 52, Sec. Reg'J 17.
Crusaders 6, Pioneers 5.
Com. M. E. 35, Halsted St Ch. 18.
Ogden Delmars 21, Morgan Pk. 18.
Ogden Lights 21, Morgan Pk. 15.
"Buena Lights 14, Rav. Blues 7.
St. And. Cardinals 38, Perez 25.
' American College 31, Waller 9.
W. S. Blues 28, Sherman Park 24.
Nat. Lights 35, Wate-A-Wyles 15.
Lockport Tri. 26, Lewis Fresh'n 13.
Schurz 100-pound. 10, C. H. Inst. 6.
Sqhurz 90-pound. 6, C. H. Inst 3.
Baltimore. Ex-Pres. Taft says he
has nothing but disgust for peace-at-any-price
pacifists who must be
kicked into war.
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