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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 24, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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and Cobb couple of singles, Tigers
swamping Macks.
Waited Johnson outpitched Eddie
Plank, giving Washington even
break with Browns. Sisler is out of
the game and is badly missed by the
Jones people.
St. Louis fans suggest that Jones
"use Groom regularly ta clean up
Mack's two-year-olds.
American league batters have tak
en a straw vote on Babe Ruth's
status among the left-handers. They
agree his name should be Ruthless.
Officials for the Welsh-White fight
in Colorado Springs Labor day will
be selected this afternoon. Welsh
says he will tear into the Chicagoan
and show the boxing fans that he
can slug as well as dance. Johnny
Dundee will be at the ringside dur
ing the fight to challenge the winner.
Old stuff!
Tommy Ryan, old-time middle
weight, says the .fellow who can real
ly lick Welsh is Johnny Kilbane,
featherweight champion. Kilbane is
getting a trifle heavy for the class in
which he holds the crown and may
take his place among the light-,
weights in a short time.
Misses Elaine Rosenthal, Laurie
Kaiser, Vera Gardiner, Chicagoans,
and Mrs. Frank C. Letts) Cincinnati,
are playing today in the semi-finals
of the women's western golf tourna
ment at Grand Rapids. Miss Kaiser
established a course retford of 89 in
her match yesterday and is figured
as one of the finalists.
Ben Buffham, Garfield Park;
Dewey Weber, Austin; John Simp
son, Terre Haute, and Carl Wiman,
unattached, are the semi-finalists in
the western junior golf tourney, at
Hinsdale. Wiman turned in a score
Of 74 in the second round, the best
mark of the tournament. The semi
final round is being played this
morning, the finals this afternoon.
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The successful physician is one
who is able to relieve his patient of
The Herald and Tribune seems
greatly agitated over the raffle of
hams and chickens at the South
State street carnival. Their chief
kick seems to lie in the fact that Aid.
Oscar De Priest is one of the leading
figures in the carnival Chief Healey
has put the matter up to Corp. Coun
sel Ettelson, together with a request
for an opinion of the "popularity
contest" running at the carnival. The
proceeds of the carnival will go to
the Home for Aged and Infirm Color
ed People.
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Fred Bruder, head of the "Repub
lican Club of the 18th Ward" at 2126
W. Madison, was fined $200 and costs
in the morals court yesterday as
keeper of a disorderly house. Anna
Stahl was also fined $200 and costs
and Evelyn Cameron, 2158 Warren
ay., and "John Brown" 2327 W. 20th,
were fined $5 and costs each. Bnider
is a former Democratic politician. He
admitted he turned Republican after
Thompson became mayor.
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The candidacy of Frank Buchanan
for re-election to congress from the
seventh district will be pushed by
an organization of labor leaders.'
Victor A. Olander is president of the
organization and John J. Walt is sec
retary. The executive committee
consists of John J. Fitzpatrick, Ed
Nockels, Mrs. Raymond Robins,
Agnes Nestor, L. D, Bland, Simon
O'Donnell, Jas. J. Conroy and Wm.
Truck Drivers' union called strikes
at wholesale groceries of Frank C.
Weber & Co., 6319 Lowe av., and
See & Co., 39th and La Salle sts.
Strike lasted one hour when com
panies yielded. All drivers for those
two firms now union, men.

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