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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 12, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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but there can be little bono . -an
achievement Both elevens have
been bad all season. Notre Dame
has a comparatively easy game with
Creighton at Omaha.
Northwestern is hoping for a vic
tory against Indiana. The win over
Missouri last Saturday has given the
Purple football men the needed con
fidence and there is no doubt that
Coach Murphy has a squad of good
footballers under his direction.
The Cornell-Hemburg football
team will play the Racine All-Stars,
champions of Wisconsin, at American
Giants' park Sunday afternoon.
Clement Browne and Princell were
the stars of last night's inaugural
swim in the Hamilton club tank.
Browne won the 10-yard event in
55 2-5 seconds, clipping three sec
onds off the old mark. Princell
plunged the length of the tank, 60
feet, in 20 4-5 seconds, two seconds
better than the former record.
Freddie Welsh was through Chi
cago yesterday with his manager,
Harry Pollok, on his way to Winni
peg, where he meets a lightweight
named Johnny O'Leary Nov. 15. Pol
lok and Nate Lewis, manager of
Charley White, conferred for a time
about a 20-round match for the title
and it sounded like all was set for the
main go.
But don't be too optimistic. Welsh
will want a large bunch of coin for
defending his crown over the derby
distance and it is by no nieans cer
tain that White will ge't the first
chance at the championship. Here
tofore the Briton has held out for a
guarantee of $15,000, but it is barely
possible this sum could be pared a
The publicity campaign to have
sporting writers and fight fans pick
an opponent for Welsh has not been
a howling success. Each neighbor
hood has its favorite son and has
voted for him. Kid Lewis, the Brit
ish lightweight, who has been doing
things to Yankee pugs in the east,
has been, almost overlooked, and his.
.ecent record will not admit of such
a slight.
Frankie (K. O.) Banner knocked
out Jake Allem in the seventh round
at Moorhead, Minn. Banner had all
the best of every round. His next
fight will be in Minneapolis, Nov. 30.
Frank Moran is rapidly putting
himself in line for a championship
battle with Jess Willard. He was ar
rested in Philadelphia, charged with
using abusive language to a chorus
girl in the show with which he is
Johnny Kilbane, feather champ, has
been barred by the Wisconsin boxing
commission. It was charged that he
and Ritchie Mitchell put on a 10
round tango in Milwaukee and John
ny was summoned to answer the
charge. He failed to appear and the
bar was raised. Mitchell made an
explanation and was allowed to go
with a reprimand.
Joe Capron, Chicago, defeated
Hugh Heal, Toledo, 50 to 35, in the
latter city in a game of the Interstate
Three-Cushion Billiard league. At St
Louis Pierre Maupome deefated Jess
Lean of Detroit, 50 to 28.
President Thomas of the Cubs yes
terday signed a contract by which
the West Siders will train in Tampa,
Fla., for the next three years. The
Cubs will arrive in Tampa March 10
and leave March 29 for New Orleans,
where the exhibition trip will be
opened with a gamp with New Or
leans, April 1. Ten games will be
played while the Cubs are in Tampa.
Frantic efforts are being made to
keep the rumor pot boiling on base
ball's hot stove, but with, little suc
cess. Several Federal magnates
were in the city yesterday, but or
ganized authorities were all absent
The next heavyweight ring cham
pion is liable to come from Australia,
the country that produced one heavy
champion Bob Pitzsimmons and
other good fighters.
The prospect is Les Darcy, the
youngster who knocked all the stars
of Australia cold,, then startled Eis
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