Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1949 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
..ill get Fred Fulton and Frank Mo
ran into the ring there for a finish
bout Fulton and his manager are
on their way to New York to talk
The Rochester man has been after
Moran for some vtime and is eager
for the fight Donlin and his back
er, G. H. Browne, are looking ahead
and are attempting ' to match the
winner of the Fulton-Moran bout
with Jess Willard for a title affair.
The winner of 'the preliminary go
would be the best qualified man to
engage the champion, though nei
ther would appear to have a real
chance of nailing the title. -
Fred Welsh and Johnny Kilbane
are to fight in Toledo, O., at a date
not yet fixed, welsh to receive a
guarantee of $12,000 and a privilege
of a percentage of the gate receipts.
This is the most interesting battle
arranged between champions for
Kilbane, top man of the bantams,
is outgrowing his class. He has a
punch and is a boxer of ability. He
is credited with having a better
chance against the lightweight
champion than any other man in the
. Ten exhibition games have been
arranged for the Cubs with; Oakland
and San Francisco of the Pacific
Sec'y Grabiner of the Sox has
scheduled games with Houston and
Fort Worth during the Sox training
trip in Texas.
Chick Harley, Ohio State halfback,
All-America choice of Walter Camp,
"is spending the holidays with his
family here. Harley denies he will
go to Yale, Pittsburgh ir any other
college but Ohio in 1917.
Jack Fournier writes he is practic
.ing'at home with an indoor batting
contrivance which will make him
-better than a .300 hitter next year.
He wants another crack at first base,
but is doomed to disappointment un
less he can improve his -fielding.
Manager Rowland may give the j
Frenchman a chance at a utility
berth among the outfielders,
Gardiri, Italian heavyweight, and
Paul Martinson wrestle tonight at
West Side Auditorium, -Taylor street
and Racine avenue. Two prelimi
naries will -precede the main event
Les Darcy is still receiving offers
in New York to fight various parties
in various places. So far he has ac
cepted none, and has not indicated
who he would like as his first oppo
nent in America. A land of plenty is
open to the Australian and, like all
fighters, he may take a chance on
the vaudeville stage.
Opportunity A. A. indoor baseball
team wants a game for next Sunday
with a strong team An any part of
the city. Would like to hear from
Second Turners'. Address 1420 S.
Sawyer av. or telephone Rockwell
4588, between 7 and 8 p. m.
I. A. C. 78, Keewatin 8.
Whiting Owls 38, First Nat'nal 30. '
Wilson Badgers 22, De P. Lyc'm 8.
U. of C. 34, Detroit "Y" 21.
C. Hl. 25, Evanston 20.
Hamlin Clippers 26, Og. Sharks 15.
Triangle Jrs. 35, Olympic 13.
Dear Editor: r
mate, dea-reS to
retire into absolute
obscurity, and. to
become a recluse
from all KLTnaxiity.
Ju.gt imagine !
Answer: ne can x ao it. ne lost his
chance when he failed to become