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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 21, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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McPevitt, line coach, is giving the
forwards much attention. Out in
Evanston it is figured that if the Ohio
backs can be stopped through the
line, the end and defensive backs will
be able to take care of Chick IJarley
on his swinging wing runs.
One section of the dope should re
main unjumbled after Saturday.
That isJ pre-game information that
points to an overwhelming victory
for Minnesota against Chicago. The
Gophers ran over Wisconsin last
Introducing Bob Emslie in another
Bob usually officiates at ball
games, where he bellows balls and
strikes and yer-outs in the National
league. ,
But Bob is also president of the
Canadian grand international . trap
shoot and will be in charge when
hundreds of trap artists meet at St
Thomas, Dec. 4-8.
Prizes have been offered to men
and women in all events, part being
.cash and part merchandise awards.
week, and Chicago has. nothing bet
ter to offer on defense than the
Joe Welling and Ever Hammer
clash in a ten-ijund bout at Racine
tonight, and there is plenty of local
interest, both boys being Chicago
ans. A year ago in the same ring.
Hammer upset the dope and won the
popular decision over Welling.
On their pdst records Hammer has
no license to defeat Welling. Joe has
the greater experience and has met
better men than Hammer. Ever has
had, a peculiar record recently. He
outpointed Fred Welsh and Ad Wol
gast, lost to Johnny O'Leary and
Johnny Dundee by' close margins,
and was technically stopped by Ben
ny Leonard.
Despite these reverses, Hammer
believes he will repeat his former vic
tory over Welling. The majority of
the so-called wise money is being
placed on Welling. The men will
weigh 1,38 pounds ringside.
Schurz High has waived its dis
puted Contest with Senn, and the
protested battle goes to Senn as a
forfeit. As a result, Senn will meet
Crane Saturday for the lightweight
championship of the northern divi
sion. Bill Brennan, Chicago heavy,
turned the tables on Tom Cowler in
New York and fought the Britisher
off his feet Cowler took a decision
over 'Brennan in their fight two'
weeks ago. Last night the men were
even until the tenth round, when
Brenna cut loose and rushed Cowler
all over the ring. The Briton cov
ered to escape punishment. In the.
third round Cowler went down for
the count of eight, and in the fifth
Brennan was floored for the five
Joe Rivers knocked oul Joe
Thomas in the third round at New
Orleans. Rivers' right did the work,
Thomas' head hitting the floor before
his feet Thomas suffered a slight
concussion, but will recover.
Welker CQphran defeated Clarence

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