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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 18, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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usually does more fighting than the
real headliners, who are too busy
counting the house to swap any
punches. Mitchell and Azevedo both
have their reputations to make. Joe
came here from the coast with a fine
record, but Charlie White put a blot
on it that must be erased.
Miscellaneous Scores
' Gunthers 11, Moore & Evans 2.
Acme 13, Rock Island 6.
Standards 7, Gen. Custer 6.
Douglas 14, Palos 7.
, Morgan Park 8, Northwestern 7.
Soccer Scores
Joliet 4, Pullman 1.
Lincoln Park 5, Caledonians 0.
Bricklayers 11, Washington Hts.
Braves' field, Boston, seats 44,000.
The Harvard stadium seats 50,000.
The Yale bowl seats 70,000.
JJow comes the Sheepshead Bay
speedway which seats 130,000.
On dope the speedway is the big
gest thing ever in the way of a palace
of sport. In the old days it was
claimed the Circus Maximus seated
15U.U0. 'mat is aouoteu. it was
also claimed the Coliseum would seat
87,000 Romans, but measurement of
what is left of the Coliseum indicates
it would hold about 45,000.
The speedway, scene of the Astor
cup race, is located on the old Sheeps
head Bay race track, Long Island. It
contains a two-mile track and is won
derful piece of work.
The track surrounds 450 acres of
ground. It is not to be -used only for
auto races. There's a football field,
a baseball field, 50 tennis courts and
enough room for an aviation meet, a
horse "show and even a military tour
nament 9 . Besides, it is probably space will be
allotted for open-air grand opera in
warm months and skating and hock
ey in winter.
The speedway cost a lot of money
to build. It will cost a lot for main
tenance. But there are enough rich
men behind the scheme to make it I
ft 5x .
capt. Wilson
Yale footballers will have td show
a lot of improvement if Capt Wilson
is to lead a winner in battles with
"Princeton and Harvard. Defeat by
University of Virginia was a sad blow
to Yale followers and the army of
coaches has begun to figure on many
big changes.
Carter H. Harrison, former mayor,
is for an open Sunday. He took the
stand and stump at United Societies'
meeting, Sokol hall, yesterday.
"I am not waiting until I see how
the cat humps before I take a stand,"
said the former mayor, as he told that
the Sunday closing law was dead, and
that mayor after mayor had, before
their election, signed the pledge of
the United Societies that they would
let the bars stay open becausfe they
knew that was the sentiment of the
There were 74 violations of the
closing edict yesterday and 163 ar-r
J rests for .drunkenness.
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