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loop to tie ball park on the North
Side. Sec'y Charley Williams will be
in charge of affairs at the park.
Weeghman leaves Sunday for the
National league meeting in New
York, but it is no certainty ' Joe
Tinker will accompany him. The
president says he hopes to settle the
.managerial situation by Saturday
night, but progress is slow. The
Chance rumor has been quiet for a
pouple of, days.
University of Wisconsin has se
lected Paul Withington as football
coach for another season.
fC L. Gates, tackle, has been elect
ed captain of the 1917 Yale football
C. C. Smith, fullback, has been
chosen Michigan football captain for
Richard Maloney has been elected
captain of the lightweight eleven,
and Edward Beardsley will head the
heavyweights at Senn high school.
Stanley Yoakum and Phil Bloom
. fought ten rounds to a draw at
Joe Rivers and Ritchie lyiitchell
have finished training for their ten-
- round fight at Milwaukee tomorrow
night Both are in prime condition
and each is claiming victory. The
men have met before and a grudge
rests between them.
Swimmers from six schools will
. come together tonight in the annual
prep tank championship at I. A. C.
Evanston and New Trier have, the
- strongest teams and are expected to'
fight for the title. D. L. Jones of
Harrison-may cause trouble in the 40
and 100 yard free-style events.
Detroit drew farther ahead of Chi
.cago in the 18-2 intercity billiard
tournament when Irwin Huston de-r
feated Harley Parker, 300 to 155. De
troit now leads by 462 points.
Nick Altrock will try vaudeville
during the winter months, debutting
tomorrow at Cohan's Grand. Sat
urday and Sunday Nick will perform
in Chicago Heights.
j W. F,' Gray, draftedby .the White
Sox from Wichita, has been declared
a free agent. Walter Keating's claim
for $1,000 against the Cubs has been
disallowed by the-national com'n.
Barney Dreyfuss is now sore at
John McGraw and Charley Weegh
man for stating in the newspapers
that they would like to have certain
players. Dreyfuss wants the nation
al commission to penalize any owner '
or manager who publicly states that
he would like any player who is un
der contract t.o another club.
Engiewood and Crane football
teams, which fight for the high
school heavyweight championship
Saturday, are having practice in se
cret, with none but coacnes present
Engiewood is getting the benefit of
the coaching of several college stars,
former students at the South Side in
stitution. R. R. Kraft, former Oak Park high
star, has been elected captain of the
Illinois football team for 1917.
George Hauser, right tackle, has
been chosen captain of the Univer
sity of Minnesota eleven.
Kim.m won the two-mile roller race
for profesisonals at White City.
Cioni was leading on the last lap, but
Cornell-Hamburg football team
will close its season Sunday after
noon against Chicago All-Stars at
Catholic High School league will
open its indoor season Friday after
noon, Dec. 8, with St Patricks play
ing De La Salle at Fuller park, 45th
and Princeton av. De La Salle was
league champion in 1915 and 1914.
Capt Harry Spencer and Jim Har
rington will be mainstay of St Pat
rick's team. ,
WHIZ!! $5 AND COSTS
Att'y Wm. Bross Lloyd, 83Q Sheri
dan rd., a stockholder of the Chi
cago Tribune, was pinched and fined
$5 and costs for speeding by Judge
Rafferty in the automobile court yes
terday. ,He said he didn't think he