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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 19, 1913, Image 10

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satisfied with the offensive work of
his eleven, but the way Minnesota
tore up the Chicago line in the last
few minutes of -ihe game Saturday
has filled him with apprehension.
Out at the Midway the Badgers are
not being held cheaply, though com
parative scores would show them
easy victims for the Maroons.
The usual ticket-scalping scandal
has sprung up, the charge being
made that Northwestern students,
claiming to act for fraternities, pur
chased large blocks of tickets and
disposed of them to speculators. The
ext step will be denials from North
western. Then there will be promise
of an investigation. And nothing will
Wisconsin is building high hopes
on the success Germany Schultz, the
old Michigan star, is having with the
linemen. Schultz is driving the for
wards viciously and is said to be get
ting results. Schultz's work with the
Michigan line the week preceding the
Penn game was an admitted factor
in the impressive victory of the Wol
verines. He has better material to
work with at Madison than at Ann
The latest Federal League man
ager selected by the yen hookists is
Mordecai Brown, picked to head the
locals. Brownie is said to have been
told by Garry Herrmann, president of
the Reds, that he could have an un
conditional release if he could get a
manager's job. Whether "Garry will
make good on the promise if the job
is with the Feds is douhtfuL
Harvard went through "hard"
practice yesterday. The wind-up was
an auto ride to a roadhouse, where
the athletes were entertained at a
cabaret show. This, according to the
coaches, was to take their minds off
of football.
If this policy only extended to
work, labor would be a fine little in
stitution. Orvie Overall, former Cub pitcher,
has resigned from the San Francisco
club to accept a position with a brew
ery owned by Ed Maier, president of
the Venice club of the Pacific Coast
Four National League clubs were
represented today in a delegation
which went to Harrlsburg, Pa., to.
talk to Gov. Tener about the presi
dency of the league.
Knockout Brennan of Buffalo won
an easy decision over Marty Rowan
in an eight-round bout at St. Louis.
Rowan stalled and covered up
throughout the mill.
Chick Evans says a man who could
play nine holes of golf a day would
build up a' reputation for good dis
position and sweetness of temper.
Incidentally, he would acquire an ex
plosive vocabulary.
Jack O'Keefe of Chicago was saved
from a knockout in the second round
of his fight with Tom McMahon in
Pittsburgh when the referee halted
the bout
A deal is reported to be under way
through which Russell Ford will go
to Cleveland and George Kahler and
another Nap youngster will become
the property of the Yanks. Manager
Birmingham believes Ford would be
as good as ever with a swatting club
behind him.
By Willie Ritchie, World's Light- '
weight Champion.
It was while sparring around with
the smaller fry of the neighborhood
that I committed an unforgiveable
crime in the eyes of some of the old
er members of our gang.
I wore a white collar and dressed
neat. I was 14 and had gone to work"
as office boy in a hardware store.
I was given quick punishment.
They called me "sissy."
Right then I fought one of the
hardest battles of my career. Not
with the boys who taunted me and
who tried to shame me back Into
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