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presented the Sweitzer cup, to be con
tested for this season.
Charlie White battered Charley
Thomas for six rounds in Philadel
phia, but couldn't land a knockout
Thomas was aggressjve and took all
kinds of punishment. White was the
victor on points. He could not bend
his body because of wallops received
in a recent fight with Leach Cross.
Frank Moran, American heavy,
knocked out Bombardier Wells in the
tenth round at London. Moran did
most of the heavy fighting.
The American Association of Fairs
and Expositions, which controls ap
proximately fifty state fair tracks and
about 500 half-mile tracks in the
United States, has created an organ
ization to be called the International
Motor Contest association, for the
AMERICAN TENNIS HONORS WON
1 K '- B
Miss Millie Bjurstedt, the .new na
tional indoor tennis champion, is a
Norwegian, not an American, and she
is the champion woman tennis player
of her own country. She won the
American title recently from Miss
purpose of conducting automobile
racing on the dirt tracks of the coun
try, thereby ending its relations with
the American Automobile ass'n.
George Moore beat John Daly, 50
to 47, in the first game of the playoff
for the international three-cushion
billiard championship. Moore and
his fellow New Yorker each scored a
high run of five, but the winner
played with greater steadiness and
overhauled a good lead which Daly
secured in early spurts. Tonight
Daly will meet William Huey, the
Chicago star, and tomorrow night
Huey and Moore will play.
THE LATEST YOUNG-SONSTEBY
SCRAP ENDS IN DRAW
The second round in the latest
scrap between Sup't of Schools Ella
Pagg Young and Trustee John J.
Sonsteby ended yesterday with hon
ors even. Sonsteby said that Mrs.
Young had told an untrth; Mrs.
Young answered "politics."
At a previous meeting when Son
steby objected to raising the rank of
(he superintenednt's assistants, Mrs.
Young declared that he had always
disapproved of Mrs. Murphy, one of
her aids, because she was a Cath
ohc. Sonsteby, at a meeting of the
finance committee, reviewed her
statement and denied that he had ob
jected to Mrs. Murphy's appointment.
The finance committee refused to
pay the $350 a month salary of Miss
Florence Holbrook while she was at
The Hague peace convention:
High school principals were made
responsible for the coaches which
trained the school teams.
Farmer Can you keep my daugh- .
ter in the luxury to which she is ac
customed? City Suitor What does that im
ply? Farmer Fresh eggs for break