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from Tampa, where they arranged
the 1916 training trip and billed a
few exhibition games. No plans for
trades were made public, though it is
believed the manager has a few lines
out for players he needs.
Miscellaneous Baseball Scores
Morgan Park 4, Occidental 3.
Western Union 7, Company G 4.
Crescents 12, Hennepin 9.
Onawa 12, St. John 0.
The first of those games was an
outdoor affair, played in a snow
storm, and may, if you like it that
way, come under the head of sport.
Pullman 2, Bricklayers 1.
Campbell Rovers 1, Wash. Hts. 0.
Corintihans 3, Chicago Swedish 1.
Maywoods 31, Whipple A. C. 31.
Merrimacs 35, Silent A. C. 0.
Standards 13, St Lawrence 6.
Fight managers and promoters ar
ranged a new schedule of weights for
the leading fighters yesterday, lifting
a few so-called lightweights to the
welter division, where they should
have been months ago. Willie Ritchie,
however, was left in the lightweight
division, which must be news to Wil
lie. Probably they plan to chew off
one of his legs to enable him to make
If you think this action is going to
have any great effect on the future
of boxing there is no law against
thinking. But watchfor results and
you will have a long wait
Three more clubs are needed to
complete a new indoor league to Tje
composed of business houses. Phone
J. M. Lowery, Franklin 1081.
One of the most famous riders who
will be numbered among the starters
in the six-day race at the Coliseum
this week will be Eddie Root, the
Boston Swede. Root was born in
Stockholm, Sweden, March 12, 1881,
and in his racing career, covering a
period of sixteen years, he has won
more six-day races than any other
cyclist In New York he has ac
counted for four of the Madison
Square Garden races, 1904, '05, '06
and '10. Has also won smaller six
day races in Boston, Kansas City and
Atlanta, besides finishing well up in
other races. With Fred Hill he ac
coutned for the Brussels, Belgium,
race in 1912. Last season Root was
was one of the premier pace follow
ers at the local track.
Miss Betty Brown of near Phila-.
delphia is said to be the only woman
horse breaker in the country. She
buys "outlaws" for a song, trains
them until they can be handled by a
woman or child and sells them for
about $1,000 apiece.
Miss Brown says she depends on
kindness to break frisky and wild
horses. She does rot even wear
spurs when breaking a horse for sad
dle use. She says horses respond ,