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Minnesota preparing to hand, the
Maroons goodly thumpings.
Northwestern beat a much im
proved Indiana eleven by a single
touchdown. The Purple backfield
ran -well, but the significant feature
was the manner in which the Evans
ton people withstood the battering
of their line and stopped Brehart on
his sensational end swings. Coach
Murphy's line was an impregnable
wall whenever Indiana threatened to
Notre Dame stopped Oliphant from
making a touchdown, but Army un
covered another scorer in Vidal, who
crossed the line three times. Oli
phant kicked two goals from field.
Harvard crushed Virginia, Prince
ton had an easy time, and Yale
downed the best Colgate team the
shaving soapers have had . in four
Next Monday stockholders of the
Cubs will have their annual meeting
and it is expected the status of Joe
Tinker, pilot of the North Siders in
1916, will be determined at that ses
sion. Immediately after the close of
last season there were rumors that
Joe was to be dropped overboard.
Numerous gents were named as
his successor, but when their quali
fications were analyzed and an ex
amination was made of the material
which had been Joe's to work with,
he did not look like such a bad man
ager. -Tinker, after a conference with
Pres. Weeghman some time ago, said
he was not worried over his future.
Some of the disgruntled stockhold
ers are said to have come around to,
Joe's side and the concensus now is
that he, will remain.
Pres. Comiskey of the White Sox is
to take a two weeks' trip to Wyoming
and will have nothing to say about
his 1917 manager until he returns.
This does not look promising fdr
Clarence Rowland. Usually Commy
comes out with a flat statement of
confidence when he intends to retain
a manager whose contract has ex
pired, but he has not answered
directly when asked about Clarence.
Commy was greatly disappointed
because his team, the greatest col
lection of athletes he ever owned,
failed to win a pennant in the Amer
ican league this year.
Jack Dillon is in St; Paul today,
preparing for his battle with Mike
Gibbons Friday night. Jack stopped
off here yesterday and went through
his paces at Kid Howard's for the ed
ification of local fight followers. He
boxed five rounds and showed plenty
of speed, through working under a
Jack talked in a confident strain
while here. He said failure to. floor
Gibbons at least once in the ten
rounds would spoil his entire even
ing. He still has some poundage to
lose to get down to the Tequired 163
Shaw Taxis 5, South Chicagos 2.
Olympia 21, Onward 3.
Ideal Billiards 6, Rex Tigers 1.
CenJraJ Turners 5, St. Patrick 4.
Vilas A. A. 3, Flournoy 2.
Joliet 2, Bricklayers 1.
Pullman 6, Slavia 2.
Corinthians 1, McDuffs 1.
St Georges 4, Int. Harvesters 1.
Caledonians 2, Harvey 0.
Pullman 3, Chicago Americans' 0.
Wanderers 3, Hyde, Park Blues 2.
North Shores 7, Wallace 0.
Blue Bells 6, Lexington 0.
Cornells 13, Alpines 13.
Corn. Hamburgs 34, St Charles 0.
Detroit 21, Evanston N. Ends 9.
Opals 32, Iroquois 0.
CLASS TO SCHWAB!
Charles M. Schwab, boss of the
Bethlehem Steel Corporation, biggest
maker of munitions In the country,
has ordered a brand new private car
from the Pullman Co. His $4$,000
one is not swell enough.
The cost of the new carrier is sup
posed to be 160,000.