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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 22, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 7',
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league. Capron went' out. in 57 in
nings. Harrison Tech swimmers defeated
Maine High in a tanjk meet last night,
40 to 19. Harrjson took firsts in
every event but' the 40-yard, back
stroke. . .
Crane lights 10, Eiiglewood 4.
De Soto 18,- Barry 6.
Lewis 56, Wheaton 19. .
Sinai Stars 40, St Paul bantams 7.
Hamlin girls 24, Fuller girls 11.
McKin. Eagles 14, Indi A. C: 10.
The value of outdoor sports for fit
ting 'the American youth 'for possi
ble service under the colors of Uncle
Sam is shown in the case of Bobby
Jones, 15, the boy golf champion.
When Bobby was 6 his health was
poor. He didn't seem to possess the
vitality of his playmates. His condi
tion distressed his parents. Bobby
took up golf and says he has not been
sick a day since. .
Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood and other
high army officials are 'advising the
young men qf the country to go in
for athletics with an idea, of securing
the physical fitness that will prepare
them for military service if their
services are needed for-the country's
With this sport and preparedness
idea spreading over the land it is ex-