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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 28, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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left the Rochester Internationals to
pilot Brooklyn's Feds, vice Lee Ma
gee, -while Ennis T. (Rebel) Oakes
blossomed out as skipper of the
Pittsburg Feds.
When peace was declared these
athletes sat by c&nndently expect
ing to be provided for by the baseball
emancipators. Latest reports indi
cate a vastly different fate for the
springly sextette.
Connie MackJias-trained his weath
er, eye on another future great, Laf
ayette Henlon, pitcher for Sherman
schooLnine at San Diego. This lad re
centlyrilanked Florence school, 14 to
0 without a hit, whiffed 21 and faced
but 27 men in nine innings. Victory
gave Henlon's comrades the city
grammar school title.
Louise Murray, actress, has applied
to the Jockey Club of New York for a
jockey license. She is a 14-carat suf
fragist and favors jolts for women.
Miss Murray has offered to a ppear in
a private race. Club officials advised
her to demonstrate her ability to ride
a hoss in a treadmill.
The flowery kingdom bids fair to
cut a wide swath in American col
legiate athletics this season. Michi
gan, Case, Brown and Minnesota have
Chinese trying for places on the track
and field squads and basbetball teams.
Several have made excellent marks in
far easter n meets.
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The Day Book is glad to print the
following letter from J. Edward Clan
cy, Democratic candidate in the 14th
ward primaries, showing where he
stands on a number of important
"Dear Sir: I am a candidate for
the Democratic nomination for alder
man of the 14th ward.
"I desire the public to know that I
am against the proposed sale of the
automatic telephone.
"I am acainst the so-called Loeb
rule in the school board.
"I am against the proposed Mandel
Bros.' sub-basement.
"I am decidedly in favor of the
strike bureau ordinance now before
the police committee, and will advo
catte its passage. The police force
should not be used by private corpor
ations to break strikes. Gunmen and
hired sluggers should not be imported
into Chicago under police protection.
"I am in favor of and will work for
-the restoration of the efficiency bu
reau m the civil service department
I believe it is absolutely necessary, as
it tends to better the grade of service
rendered to the city by its employes.
"I am a stanch advocate of the
safety fender ordinance, passed' by
the council in 1913."
A troupe of dancers, the Ballet
Russe, quit Chicago today for mid
West cities. As dancers the Ballet
Russe were about the best that ever
hit Chicago. But they were a chilly
frost and a flat failure so far as audi
ences were concerned. Five dollars
for seats on the main Auditorium
floor and a dollar apiece to sit in the
topmost gallery. Too steep. Lower
prices are wanted for this kind of
stuff when it comes to the Audito
rium. ,
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TKA, MA. J 1

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