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Encountered and they were unable to
- limber up properly. That was the
case of Saier, Mulligan and other
youngsters, and would be even more
so with Yerkes.
The Cubs are in Oakland for a ten
day stay, and the twQ squads will al
ternate between that city, and San
Francisco. Manager Mitchell is
ibout ready to reduce his roster, and
Meusel, a Southern league outfielder,
will be left on the coast, as will
Pitchers Zabel and Standridge.
Senator' Denvir's bill to legalize
ten-round boxing in the state was
approved by the senate license com
mittee yesterday and will now go to
the senate floor for passage". A
stormy time is predicted for it, as one
senator who voted for it in commit
. tee declared he might be found with
the opposition on final action.
Left Fielder Earl Powers, leader in
hitting in the Suburban league last
year, has been made captain of the
Oak Park High baseball team.
Pete Herman of New Orleans,
bantam champ, barely shaded Dutch
Brandt in ten rounds at New York.
Brandt had the euge at infighting
and forced the champion at top speed
all the way.
Gus Christie outfought Chicago
Knockout Brown in ten tough rounds
at New York.
Kid Williams won a New York de
cision over Joe Lynch in ten rounds.
The former champion was in great
Champion Charles McCourt- won
the first block of his three-cushion
title match with Jess Lean of Chica
go, 50 to 35, in 65 innings. The
match is being played in Cleveland.
Jack Reilly, Chicago, rolled into
fourth place in the singles of the A.
B. C. bowling tournament at Grand
Rapids with a count of 661. Lead
ers in all events withstood assaults
on their positions.
May Carey, Pirate outfielder, who
declared he was through with' base
ball, has signed a contract to play
with Pittsburgh 'again this year.
Browning-Kings of St Louis, pos
sessors of an unbeaten basketball
record against the best teams of the
Missouri valley, and Brigham Young
university of . Provo, Utah, two for
midable quintets, will open the Na
tional A. A. U. championships at 1
o'clock this afternoon at the Second
Regiment armory, Madison st. and
Washtenaw av. Sixteen of the
strongest teams from all over the
country will get into action.
Today's schedule of contests fol
lows: 1 p. m. Browning-Kings vs. Brig
ham Young U.
2 p. m. Alva, Okla., N. W. Normal
School vs. Hamlin Triangles.
3 p. m. Kansas City vs. West
4 p. m. West Side Y. M. C. A. Ti
gers vs. Seward Blues.
5 p. m. Berwyn, I1L, Comets vs.
7 p. m. Montana State vs. -Waterloo,
la., Y. M. C. A.
8 p. m. Mystic A. C. vs. Whiting,
9jj' m". I. A. C. vs. Evanston First
Lane heavies 30, Schurz, 3.
Bowen lights 18, Calumet 8.
Bowen bantams 11, Hyde Park 10.
Crane heavies 14, Waller 8.
Phillips lights 16, Englewood 11.
St Cyril heavies 13, St Rita 10.
St. Cyril lights 32, St Rita 1.
De Paul heavies 67, St Patrick 5,
De Paul lights 43, St Patrick 5.
LIGHT REGISTRATION DAY
Only 17,743 citizens registered yes
terday. It was one of the lightest
enrollment days seen for years. The
weather and the war were the prin
cipal causes for the lack of new
Of those registered, 12,623 were
men and 5,119 were women.
The expenses of the day were
about $265,000. At this rate it cost
$15 a piece to get the new names on
the ballot lists.