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yard special sprint Loomis finished
third to Drew and Horse.
Firmin Cassignol, Frenchman of
various titles, who has come to the
United States for a chance at Willie
Hoppe and the 18.1 and 18.2 balk line
billiard titles, has been playing since
he was six years of age, he says.
In his early youth Cassignol liked
athletes as well as he liked his meals.
He was quite a whale in the running
broad jump in his native land and was
a star gymnast
After he began chasing the ivory
balls around the green cloth the game
fascinated .him. so he paid little atten
tion .to any other sport. He competed
as an amateur until he was 35 years
of age, then turned professional.
The French star, since he came to
this country, has trimmed some of
the good ones, including Welker
Cochran, the boy wonder.
A few years ago Calvin Demarest,
one of the leading United States play
ers, tackled Cassignol in Paris. Tackle
is all he did do. They played five
games of 250 points each. Jn each
game the Frenchman won the bank
and ran out the string without De
marest getting a single point.
Sam Langford knocked Harry Wills
out in the 19th round at New OrleanSi
after having had all the best of the
Arthur Pelkey, Canadian heavy,
went down in the fifth round before
Carl Morris at Tulsa, Okla. Pelkey
was floored twice in the fifth round
before the knockout
Wendell Phillips 11, Englewood 4y
Hyde Park 28, Calumet 0.
Waller 14, Senn 10.
Austin 11, Marshall 10.
''Lake View 25, Schurz 8.
Bowen 19, Calumet 8.
Waller 9, Senn 8.
Medill 17, McKinley 4.
Lake Forest 23, Monmouth 22.
Evanston 28, Deerfield 21.
Oak Park 18, Bloom 3.
Oak Park 26, Bloom 11.
New Trier 27, La Grange 24.
Elgin 37, West Side Browns 28.
De Paul 55, DeTa Salle 18.
Loyola 33, Chicago Latin 9.
Salem A. C. 21, Normal Baptist 20,
Shamrocks 5, Marquette 4.
Leo 12, McHale 7.
Everything is in shape for the Cary
ski meet tomorrow. Entrants in tho
meet took final practice on the slide
yesterday, and today the runaway is
being given a final manicuring.
Andre Anderson, Kid Howard's
heavyweight, put a person entitled
Bob Devere away in the third round
at New; York, Anderson buried hiq
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