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BASEBALI-ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING
Legislators to See Boxing Bouts at
Senator P. J. Carroll, one of the
sponsors of the boxing bul now be
fore the Illinois legislature, took a
vacation as a lawmaker yesterday
and qualified as a prizefight promot
er. He came to Chicago to round up
the mitt men- who will perform before
members of the assembly in Spring
'field tonight to demonstrate how box
ing matches would he conducted un
der the proposed law.
Several good bouts, bringing to
gether men in all the weight divi
sions, have been carded for tonight's
show. There will not be much: blood
letting, the scientific side of the game
Johnny Coulon, bantam champ,
' will go four rounds wih Jimmy Bar
ry; Packey McFarland will mix with
Willie Schaffer, and.Fred Gilmore will
travel four rounds with Mickey Sheri
dan, his-lightweight star. The prize
bout will be between Rep. George
Hilton and Mickey Boyle. Hilton is
an amateur boxer and Boyle was
formerly a heavyweight battler.
Several Chicago aldermen, who
went to Springfield today to boost an
amendment to the Juul law, will have
sweats at the ringside.
The Carroll bill has been drawn to
eliminate, as far as possible, the fake
promoter and crooked fighter. Box
ing clubs must deposit a bond with
the commissfon which will handle the
sport and if anything shady is pulled
off this bond will be forfeited. As the
forfeit will be made a stiff one, It fa
believed the "fixers" will be kept out
of the sport
Frankie Rlissell of New Orleans
easily whipped Jimmy Anderson in
' eight rounds at Memphis.
"Hardware Ball Nines Active."
Head in the Trib. This ddes not refer
to "the cast-iron -beans of the Yanks
and Boston. Braves.
Walsh May Face Walter Johnson i
Cubs Start Eastern Series.
Philadelphia, 6; New York, 3.
Brooklyn, 3; Boston, 2 (ten in.).
(No other games scheduled.)
American League. 3
Philadelphia, 8; New York, 1.
Washington, 5; Boston, 3 (12 in.)
No other games scheduled.)
Louisville, 4; St Paul, 0.
Columbus, 8; Kansas City, 4.
Milwaukee, 6; Indianapolis, 0.
. Minneapolis, 3; Toledo, 2.
The real thing in "benefit" games
occurred on the South Side this
morning. Manager Callahan pitted
his regulars against the bench warm
ers, and lie said the game was to
"benefit" the muscles of the gifys not
regularly employed. Everyone had a
good time, and both sides claimed to
have won. The scorekeeper was
afraid to make a decision.
Ed Walsh, the garter who has held
up the: White Sox for several seasons,
heaved -the. pill around -with gay aban
don and a quantity of spit, and at the
end of practice claimed he was ready
to face any team in the league and
make the sluggers hate him.
It wJll be either Walsh or Lefty
Russell against Walter Johnson in
the first game between the Sox and
Washington on the South Side to
morrow. Whichever 'one of the local
heavers draws the assignment will
have his work cufout, and his only
Chance of escaping defeat is to pitch
shut-out ball until darkness stops the
combat Because, the chances of roll
ing up any scores on Johnson are
smaller than the percentage of the"
New York Yanks.
Johnson is credited with six of the