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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 17, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 10

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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL KINDS BOXING
Charlie White leaped back to the
brightest spotlight last night, knock
ing Young Saylor out, in the first
round at Boston Charlie swung his
left before the battle was a minute
old and Saylor crumbled to the floor.
When he dizzily arose the Chicagoan
whipped over a right and Saylor went
to the canvas and stayed there.
It was a sensational ending to
what was expected to be a fairly even
mill, and wiped out the memory of
the poor showing White made against
Matt Wells recently in Milwaukee.
Last night he was in perfect trim,
weighing only 133 pounds at 5
o'clock, after spending the afternoon
at the theater.
White has done all of his best bat
tling va. Boston. He is a favorite
with the fans there and their acclaim
seems to act like a tonic on him. As
a result of his quick victory last
night a movement is now afoot to
match the challenger with Kid Lewis,
the crack British lightweight, who
also has been doing some wonderful
work in Boston.
In all Conference football camps
final touches are being put on the
gridiron warriors for Saturday's con
tests. Illinois, Chicago, Wisconsin
and Minnesota are working carefully
for these crucial games.
Scrimmage for the year has ended
at all four institutions. Illinois is op
timistic because Pogue went through
a tussle with the freshmen la3t night
and came through the ordeal with
out injury. It is now assured that
Zuppke will have both Clark and
Pogue, the most sensational duo of
open-field runners in the west, in
prime condition for the Chicago
game.
Wisconsin is not dismayed by the
stories of the strength of the Gopher
team. The Badgers all season have
looked like a better team than the
scores of their games indicate. Ju
neau has his team intact for Satur
day and believes his people have a
chance. But it will take a marvelous
line to stop Bierman, Wyman and
Sprafka.
Blake Miller and Jerry Deprato,
two of the best men who ever
played football at Michigan Agricul
tural college, have been barred from
athletic competition because they
played with a Detroit eleven last
Sunday. Miller was also a basket
ball and baseball player.
In the handicap 18-2 billiard tour
nament at New York George Sutton
defeated George Slosson and Welker
Cochran downed Joseph Mayer. Both
winners are Chicagoans.
Clarence Jackson of Detroit de
feated John Moore in a game of the
Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league, 50 to 45.
I Garry Hermann has been re
elected president of the Cincinnati
( Reds, apparently spiking rumors of
dissension Between tne cnairman of
the national commission and stock
holders of the team.
' Gus Christie of Milwaukee stopped
Tommy Gavigan in the sixth round
at Fond du Lac. Christie's aggres
siveness was too much for the Cleve
land man's guard, a knockdown be
ing scored in the first twenty seconds
of fighting.
- Tom Gibbons, brother of Mike,
gave Harry Greb a sound thrashing,
in ten rounds at St Paul. Greb was
groggy and all but out at the finish.
The Carlisle Indians are getting
their bumps, but Carlisle football
stni lives.
Lonestar, old Carlisle tackle, is
coaching Washington State Univer
sity under the name of Dietz. His
team beat the Oregon Aggies, who
beat the Michigan Aggies, who beat .
Michigan.
Exendine, old Carlisle backfield
star, has turned out a good team at
Georgetown. Jim Thorpe is coach
ing at University of Indiana. Just
after he took a hand the team braced
it.
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