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BOXING-ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL1
Walsh Right Schalk to Work Daily
Cubs Fail to Hit.
Boxing Show Impresses Sojons
Umpire "Brick" Owens Canned
If all boxing matches were con
. ducted like the exhibition in Spring
field last night for the benefit of the
legislators whp are considering a
boxing bill for Illinois there could be
no objection m any quarter.
Packey McFarland, Johnny Coulon
and others, -who rely on cleverness
vtfor their reputation, further hobbled
themselves against doing damage by
wearing 16-ounce gloves and no hard
blows were exchanged. Some of the
lawmakers wanted action and fre
quent calls were heard for biffs on
the bean and other rough warfare.
The show made a good impression. I
me ccjmmittee wmcn nas tne ngnt
bill under consideration will report
it 'favorably to the house and it is
expected to pass the assembly. Mayor
Harrison was at the ringside, but
made no "comment. He is known to
favor boxing, but wants the appoint
ment of the commission which will
handle the mills in Chicago. The
proposed law provides for a state
Umpire Brick Owens, who handled
the last series here between the Cubs
and Beds, has been fired from the
National League-staff by President
Tom Lynch for alleged deportment
off the field which was violation of
the league regulations. Owens'
breach of discipline is said to have
consisted of having entered a gam
bling house. Bill Guthrie, who work
ed with Owens here, also stated in
New York that he had been fired,
though no such information came
from Lynch'sofflce. Owens' Is a good
umpire and was secured by the Na
tional because of his excellent record
in the American Association, It i&
probable influence will be invoked to
have him reinstated.
Hank O'Day rejoined the "Natiorial
arbitrating staff yesterday, '
National League. -Brooklyn,
4; Chicago, 3.
St Louis, 6; Philadelphia, 1.
New York, 8; Cincinnati, 6.
Boston, 3; Pittsburgh, 2 (ten in.).
No games scheduled.
Chicago, 7; St. Louis, 4.
Covington, 2; Cleveland, L
Indianapolis, 9; Pittsburgh 5.
i . American Association.
Milwaukee, 9 r Indianapolis, 7.
Only one game scheduled.
Qleason's Goofs won the practice
game from the regular White Sox
yesterday. This is not astounding
information, but there was some
stuff shown that was encouraging.
Ed Walsh pitched a few innings for
the rookies and. held them to three
bingles. One was a healthy clout by
Red Kuhn which traveled for four
bases with three men on and scored
all the second string runs.
But Walsh looked good. Ed was
hot turning loose much of his staff
and traveled a short distance just to
find out if he was right to tackle the
Eastern teams. He Is, take it from
us. He has regained the strength lost
during His attack of grip, and the
keystone is added to Cal's arch of
Ted Easterly is not liable to see
much service in the next few weeks,
except when lie acts as pinch .hitter
Ray Schalk is a tip-top receiver and
batted like a demon away from home.
Cal believes that if the youngster is
kept in the game, even though he
does not hit In the first few games,
it will give him -conscience, Every