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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 30, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 6

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Joe Welling was outpointed by Mil
burn Saylor in ten rounds at Detroit.
Saylor had the better of six frames,
two were even and in the remaining
two Welling had a shade. Larney
Lichtenstein's lightweight was not
outclassed. He gave a clever exhibi
tion of blocking and was not marked.
This was Detroit's first battle in ten
Johnny Kjlbane, feather champ, led
Benny Leonard at the end of ten
rounds in New York, but the verdict
would have been reversed had Leon
ard possessed confidence. He clinched
continuously, even when things were
coming his way, and appeared awed
by the champion's reputation. Leon
ard landed the hardest blow of the
fight and also opened a cut over Kil
bane's eye.
Charley Ellis of Clelevand won the
Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
League title by defeating August
Kieckhefer in the second block of
their match, 56 to 351 He had a high
run of nine and went out in 58 in
nings. The total score of the match
was 100 to 85.
Bob Burman, driving a Peugeot,
won the 204-mile sweepstakes road
race at Oklahoma City, Okla., in
2:50:06. Dave Lewis was second in
a Stutz, and John Raimey and Eddie
Hearne, driving Case cars, were third
and fourth respectively.
Woodlawn, with a score of 2,854,
rolled into the lead in the Illinois state
bowling tourney. Harold Lampert
took the lead in singles with 700.
Jimmy Kilroy, the North Side fight
manager, has added a great unknown
to his string. He mills at 145 pounds
and wants to take on Freddie Gil
more, Jimmy Cassidy, Spike Kelly or
Bud Logan. Ever Hammer is the only
fellow who ever finished even with
Kilroy's mystery, who has been clean
ing up regularly in private bouts on i
tHe North Side. J
American League. Cleveland 5,
Chicago 4; Philadelphia 3, Washing
ton 1; New York 6, Boston 4; Detroit
5, St. Louis 2.
National League. Boston 13, New
York 8 (7 innings) ; Brooklyn 7, Phil
adelphia 4; Cincinnati 10, St. Louis 9.
Federal League. Brooklyn 11, Bal
timore 1; Pittsburgh 8, St Louis 2;
St Louis 9, Pittsburgh 7.
In the next four days the White
Sox have an excellent opportunity to
tighten up the race in the American
league. Detroit will be here for a
quartet of engagements, and at pres
ent the Tigers lead the locals by
three games. New York, in second
f place, is two games back of Detroit
The Jennings gang will take a lot
of punishment before halting right
now. Hughie has the happy faculty
of getting his men out in front each
spring, but this season they seem to
have more stability. The pitching is
better than any a Tiger crew has re
ceived for four years, and the batting
is the sanie Did smashing attack.
Veach has lined up besides Cobb and
Crawford and isj)acing step for step
and hit for hit with this pair of mas
todonic maulers.
But the Rowlands are no easy prop
osition. There is greater batting
strength present than South Side
fans have seen for many years. It
does not rely on the pitchers blank
ing the enemy in order to cop a pas
time every few days. A goodly pro
portion of the victories so far have
been earned by sound clubbing,
though in the past few games the
pitching has improved greatly.
Rowland faces the Detroit series
with Faber, Russell, Benz, Wolfgang
and possibly Scott in prime condi
tion. Jasper can also be relied on for
a well-pitched game if the older fel-'
lows -fall down on their assignments.
That last game went to Cleveland
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