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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
CUBS GET DOWN TO REAL WORK
DAILY PRACTICE SESSIONS
By Mark Shields
Weather permitting, the Cubs will
be busy people daily from now on.
Rain butted in yesterday or Manager
Mitchell -would have had the athletes
out in uniforms. There is to be no
loafing under the Mitchell regime.
Jim Sheckard will take the second
division on a hike March 2 and by
that time Mitchell wants to have a
general line on his players, so he can
separate them with best results.
There are 15 pitchers in the train
ing camp and only three catchers. A
hurry call will be sent out for volun
teers to work out the hurlers pend
ing the arrival of Art Wilson.
Tom Seaton rolled into camp and
signed his contract at a cut in salary.
There will be a bonus coming to Sea
ton if he wins 20 games during the
season. That is fair enough. Jim
Vaughn is still without a contract,
but does not appear belligerent and
710 trouble is anticipated.arriving at a
Leslie Mann is expected to arrive
(tomorrow. It is doubtful if any over
Jtares will be made to Jimmy Archer.
Jim's only chance to play ball during
(the coming season is to arrange a
trade for himself. He will have no
jtroable getting his release from the
Thirty-eight rounds of boxing will
fee pat on at Racine tonight, with
Spike Kelly vs. Reb Russell and Joe
Dory vs. Jack Herriclcas the headline
events with ten rounds each. There
win be another ten-round battle be
tween Joe Bishop and BiHy Kautz
and two four-round mix-ups between
Racine natives. The Northwestern
will run a special fight train at 6 :50.
The boys engaged should insure
-il fighting, with no stalling. All
out to establish reputations that
will entitle them to further employ
ment Jack Britton and Bryan Downey
have been matched for a fight in Co
lumbus, O., March 5. They will box
12 rounds at 145 pounds.
Perry McGillivray of Chicago
cracked the 220-yard open water
swim record at Honoluld yesterday,
his time being 2:20 4-5. This is 8:15
seconds faster than the old mark.
Ludy Langer of Los Angeles set a
new record of 5:17 3-5 in the 440
yard swim, and Harold Kruger, Hon
olulu won the 100-yard.backstroke in
1:13 3-5, another new record.
Five Pittsburgh Pirates are still
holding out, among them being Hans
Wagner, Max Carey and BUI Fischer.
Wagner never signs until a few days
before the training season begins,
and will make no trouble. Carey
says he is through as a Pirate, but
the sound of money may change his
Bricklayers and Joliet soccer
teams struggled to a 2-to-2 tie at
Bricklayers' park. The game be
tween McDuffs and Pullman was
canceled because of the bad condi
tion of the Pullman field. Swedish
American A. C. defeated Slavia,
2 to 0.
All-Stars defeated Richmond roller
hockey team, 6 to 0. Saturday night
Dreamland defeated the Hoosiers, 7
to 3. Kid Williams made four goals
for the Stars.
Dave Robertson, outfielder, the
last Giant hold-out, has signed his
contract and will start for the train
ing camp at Marlin Springs, Tex.,
Wrestlers representing the Swedish-American
A. C.x won the annual
mat tournament of the Scandinavian-American
Athletic Union with
43 points. Danish-American A. C.
gathered 11 points and Sleipners 7.
The Swedish-Americans took firsts
in every event
. Emil Vacin, swimming star of tha