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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 09, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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had the better of the long-range
work and did good execution with
his right on two occasions.
T, J. Hickey was elected president
of the American ass'n yesterday,
Tom Chivington being ousted by the
-majority headed by Joe Cantillon.
Offices of the league will be moved
. from Chicaeo to Louisville.
0 A proposition to have an inter-
league series or 4 games Deiween
the ass'n and the International
league was adopted and an effort will
be made to arrive at an agreement
when the easterners hold their meet
ing. If the proposition goes through
the league schedules will be for 112
Detroit won the intercity 18-2 biU
hard match from Chicago, 3,200 to
2,720. W,elker Cochran made 418 to
400 for Jackson of Detroit in the
final block. 1
Cioni won the three-mile open
roller race at Riverview, setting a
new mark of 7:28. Krueger was sec
ond and Blackburn third.
Crane and Englewood will play for
the city high school football title on
Stagg field at 2 o'clock this after
noon. Englewood has a big advan
tagee in weight, but the West Sid
. ers rely on speed. Anderson of En
glewood and Hargrave of Crane will
be out of the game.
Joe Welling had the better of Phil
Bloom in 15 rounds at New Haven.-
Artie Butler, utility inflelder, has
been released by the St. Louis Cards
to Los Angeles.
Gus Christie and Battling' Levin
sky fought a 15-round draw at Day
ton,' Ohio.
John Frieberg wont two out of
three falls from Jim Savage at the
Aitij iiicxintji. uaiucui ivao liijuicu ill
x his match with Demetral and lost by-
Jack Britton, welterweight champ,
had a shade over Sam Robideau in
six rounds at Philadelphia.
If Americans had to say "morteur
a troiseme butt's and other equally
complicated phrases to indicate a
man died at third it isn't likely base
ball would be very popular.
And it may be the French will pick
up some baseball slang when they
learn the game, but just now French
baseball terms haven't advanced far
enough to permit cutting down.
According to a manual of play
drawn up in French- by the faculty of
Assumption college, of Worcester,
Mass., a baseball lineup looks some
thing like this:
Pitcher, lanceur; catcher,, rece
veur; first base, premier but; second
base, secondienne but; shortstop,
bloquer; right field, voltiguer a droit;
centerfield, voftiguer a gauche.
The translation of the rules has
been made to popularize the game in
France, where many soldiers have
learned it from Americans and Ca
nadians on the front.
This Bag Holds Dozen Powder Puffs
By Biddy Bye
This odd Christmas gift is an ut
terly superfluous bit of feminine lux

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