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fighter with a healthy punch, is out
with a challenge to any 105-pounder
in the business.
Banner is a pupil of Jimmy Kilroy;
who has been in the hospital "for some
time following an operation. Jim's
convalescence has been rapid and
he expects to get home from the sur
gical shop tomorrow.
Jim's illness upset. a match which
had been arranged between Joe Kos
ka and Ray Walters. Young Herman,
manager of Walters, called off the
engagement because Kilroy could
not be in Koska's corner. Koska is
new to these parts, but has been
coming forward rapidly.
ANECDOTES OF PRIZE RING
HEROES BY NOTED REFEREE
By Eddie Graney
Tom Sharkey decided on a turkey
one day and figured he'd attend to
the purchase himself.
"What's that big bi-rr-rud worth
up there?" said Tom, pointing to a
fine, large turkey.
The deal ended with Tom ordering
the bird sent to his place. He had
seen it weighed at 18 pounds and got
a price of 30 cents a pound. Tom
received the turkey and a bill for
To be sure his turk weighed the
full 18 pounds, Tom took it out and
found a pair of scales. It only
weighed 16 pounds.
"At 30 cents the pound I'll never
pay $5.40 for that turkey," said Tom.
"Sure and this is thirty-three and a
third per cent worse than the James
He rang up O'Brien who owned
the'market where he had purchased
the bird. O'Brien explained that
cleaning the turkey and so on had
caused the two pounds to disappear.
"Uh-huh! Uhhuh! I get ye," Tom
yelled at him. "But let me tell ye
this, Mr. O'Brien. Ye can't slip any
3 o'clock in the afternoon stuff over
on me. Nothin' but ringside weight
oes-for Tom Sharkey."
NEED MORE PROTECTION- FOR
There are no "slow down" signs
or crossing policemen to aid in the
safety of pupils in 198 schools in Chi
cago." Seventyone schools have "slow
down" signs and policemen, twenty
one with "slow down" signs and no
policemen, fourteen with policemen
and no "slow down" signs.
Commission reports many com
plaints of reckless driving in sphool
JUDGE WATERMAN DEAD '
Former Judge Arba N. Waterman
died last night at Hahnemann hos
pital, following operation performed '
His death is the conclusion of
many strange disappearances on part
of the former judge, of numerous;
kidnapings by persons claiming his.
property and unusual court battles
to gain his estate."
Three years ago Waterman was
declared "feeble-minded" by the
courts and Edward A. Munger ap-.l
pointed conservator of his estate.
Washirfgton. Interstate com
merce com'n does not promise Chi
cago grain men that they will secure
all the freight cars they want for
Washington. Sam'l Gompers said
he would favor compulsory training
and service, either military or indus
trial, if volunteer service, should prove
failure in time of emergency. v.
Los Angeles. $100,000 pearl
necklace reported stolen from Mrs.
Frank Sullivan Smith, New York.
New Yprk. Ships carrying sup
plies to Belgium for commission for
relief are now promised immunity
from submarine attack if they fol
low the northern route.
Cleveland. Building trades lock
?ut grows. 20,000 now locked outi