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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 26, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 10

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'"Soft Tines" will be repeated again and again in the spring styles. Tha
design has a Jong coat with tight fitting belt and a skirt which has tha
effect of a dress. (Photograph by Stein & Blaine, 5th Av., New York)
The manner in whtGh Charley
Weeghman and Joe Tinker have de
cided to send Southpaw Ad Brennan
to the St Paul club of the American
ass'n indicates that the policy of the
North. Side people will be to get a
winning ball club with cost a second
ary consideration.
And if Roger Bresnahan had been
allowed the same free hand, and had
been able to follow the same policy,
lie might have won a pennant for
Chicago in 1915. It is the only way
a winning ball team can be put to
gether. "Brennan has a contract with the
Weeghman people which still has a
year to run. He is useless at present,
however, with a big league club. So
he goes to St. Paul to make the
spring trip. At the beginning of the
-season Manager Kelly of the Saints
will decide what Ad is worth to him.
He will pay him a salary based on
that calculation and the Cubs will
make up the balance. It means that
"Weeghman will probably pay out
$3,000 to a man who will not be on
his team, but it leaves a place open
for a man who does make good.
Last season Bresnahan had several
men who were no good to him. But
they were under ironclad contracts
and could collect for the full terms.
The logical thing was to send these
fellows to the minors, paying the dif
ference in their salaries, thus reduc
ing the roster so new men could be
But it wasn't done and Roger had
to worry along as best he could,
standing Idly by and watching slip
by a golden opportunity to cop a pen
nant The new order of things on the
North Side is a good indication for
the fans.
Charley Ellis landed the interna-
tional three-cushion billiard title by
defeating Alfred De Oro in Philadel
phia, 150 to 129. Ellis made a game
uphill fight and scored 61 points to
De Oro's 29 in the final block of play.
Things broke badly for the Cuban, Q)
while Ellis ha the luck with him.
Ellis made high jrun of the match
with a ten. .
Robert Cannefax, SL Louis, defeat-
ed Charley Morin in a game of the
Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league, 50 to 38, at Flenner's.
Play in the world's pocket billiard
championship tourney opens tonight
at the Inter-Ocean building, with
Champion Bennie Allen pitted
against Michael Petrie. Frank Ta
berski of Schenectady, N. Y., will play
John Layton of Sedalia, Mo., in the
second game. Games will be at 100
The Cleveland club of the Amer
ican ass'n is still an orphan and the
magnates of the league are waiting
for a buyer that wiirbe acceptable to
them. Efforts of John Ganzel and
Miller Huggtos to purchase were
frowned upon. Apparently any move
that sends the club to Toledo without
placing Roger Bresnahan there as
manager will not be approved. Tole-
do is Roger's home town and he
would help the club draw.
But before settling in Toledo Roger
wants to have an understanding with
Charley Weeghman about the con
tract the Harp holds with the Cubs.
He wants his money and is expected
here today or tomorrow to have a .
final business talk. V
Art and pugilism seldom blend.
This combination is found, however,
in one aspirant to the lightweight
title. Even if he fails in his quest of ,
the championship, Joe Welling, or
Wilfling, to draw on his family mon
iker, should be perturbed and alarm-

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