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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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But if the opposition is too strong he,
should give in for Tinker s own good,
if for no other -reason.
American ass'n magnates are
meeting in Indianapolis, -with the
election of a president the big issue
of the session. Opposition to Tom
Chivington is being fathered by Mike
Cantillon, Al Timme and A. L.
Schoenborn, with Roger Bresnahan,
Jimmy McGill and George Tebeau
backing the executive. 0. H. Wa
then and J. W: Norton are on the
fence. Cantillon and his coterie are
for T. J. Hickey of Minneapolis. Ban
Johnson is taking ahand in the af
fair, favoring the re-election of Chiv
ington. De Paul's football eleven is in Bos
ton, ready for its game' tomorrow
with Somerville, and will practice
this afternoon at the National league
ball park. Golding and McDermott,
subs, became lost from the party en
route, but were.to report later Coach
Paupau is satisfied with thecondi7
tion of his gridders and is counting
on a victory.
In finish wrestling matches tonight
at the Haymarket, Paul Martinson
will meet Jack Savage and Bill Dem
etral grapples with Gardini.
Clarence Savage has been chosen
captain of the 1917 Oak Park high
football team.
Charles Heddon defeated Fred
Conklin, 300 to 264, in the intercity
18-2 billiard match between Detroit
and Chicago, putting the Chicagoans
further in the rear.
Lane Tech swimmers, headed by
Floyd Town, captured first place and
the city high school swimming cham
pionship in the meet at the L A. C.
last night. New Trier high was sec
ond. Grand American handicap, premier
event of trap shooting, has been
awarded the South Shore Country
club for 1917. The event was held af
Grant Park in 1915 and in St. Louis
this year. Chicago has 39 gun clubs,
which was the principal reason it
won the Grand American.
Tonti defeated Ravenswood,''12 to
6, in the Knights of Columbus Indoor
league. In the same circuit, south
ern diyis'n, Perez beat Loyola, 7 to 2.
Hyde Park basketball team defeat
ed Tilden, 44 to 7. Segal was a star
for the Hyde Parkers.
University of Chicago will stage a
western interscholastic basketball
tournament at the Midway, March 9
and 10 of next year, and the winner
will be acknowledged king of prep
basket shooters in this part of tflfe
country. Champion high schools in
Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Indiana
and Michigan will receive bids to the
tourney, which is to be an invitation
affair. Preliminaries will be run the
first day, with the finals and consola
tions closing the event
The unfairness of a license' system
under which a street peddler is taxed
as much per year as a LaSalle street
brokerage house was the subject of
comment today by Aid. Krumdick, a
member of the council s license com
mittee. "The man who sells pbtatoes from
a wagon at your back door," said Aid.
Krumdick, "pays a city license of $50
a year for each wagon he runs.' La
Salle street brokers pay but this
much, no matter how much business
they do."
Aid. Krumdick expects to intro
duce an ordinance requiring brokers
to pay at least $500 and perhaps
$1,000 a year license, with an addi
tional fee of $50 for every solicitor
the broker has working for him. He
believes a high brokerage license fee
would benefit both brokers and their
clients, as it might tend to drive
some of the .flyrby-night brokers out
of La Salle street
Krumdick is also investigating the
feasibility of requiring grocers and
South Water street commission men
to pay a city license j

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