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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 05, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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' somewhat underestimated. He was
benched when southpaws faced the
club and Williams remained in the
game, but little Max was stronger
against the southpaws than the tall
center fielder.
Al Oemaree is still trying to land"
a job pitching for the Cubs and is
conferring with Mitchell whenever
wthe opportunity offers. He wants to
get away from Philadelphia and is
being helped by Pat Moran.
Bill Carrigan, former manager of
the Red Sox, world's champions, is
out with the statement that he posi
tively will not handle the club during
the coming campaign. This is direct
from owners of the club. Jack Bar
ry and "Heinie Wagner are even
choices for the job vacated by Carri
gan. The University of Chicago alumni
magazine is against the return' of
Michigan to Conference athletics be
cause it would revive old bitterness
that existed between Maroon and
Wolverine undergraduates. Bitter
ness that exists between Northwest
ern, Illinois and Chicago is cited as
a Tiorrible example. v
None of which sounds like much
of an argument The only way to
eliminate this bitterness between
schools over athletics is for 'the col
leges to sever all intercollegiate rela
tions and play class games. This bit
terness is what makes gate receipts
large, and no, matter how certain
universities may affect to regard
pport calling it a commercial prop
osition they are all glad of the
swollen receipts from football, which
pays the expense of other sports.
This is not aimed at Chicago. All
are in the same boat:
Ted Cann, N. Y. A. C, defeated
Perry McGillivray, I. A. C, in the
220-yard invitation swim at the I. A.
C. tank, the feature of the first batch
of Central A. A. U. water champion
ships. Cann won by a good margin
in 2:25 1-5. Buddie Wallen, Hamil
ton club, won the Central A. A. U.
- due-mile title. Abew SJegel, L A. C., 1
won the 50-yard event, also an A. A.
U. championship affair.
Koja Yamada, Jap billiard expert,
.defeated Ora Morningstar, 300 to
103, in their match at the Chicago
A. A. Yamada had high run of 168
and went 'out in 11 innings.
Jimmie Hanlon of Denver knocked
out Prankie Russell of New Orleans
in the 16th round at the Crescent
City. Russell, highly touted, was no
puzzle to the Denverite and received
heavy punishment throughout the
battle. He was knocked down three
times in the 16th before the final
count came.
The Northwest Skating club will
hold its annual derby Jan. 7 at Gar
field Park lagoon, according to an
announcement from K. Martin m
Thompson, secretary. The club will"
have thirteen events on the program
and more than 100 contestants are
Joe Koska, Pittsburgh welter
weight, is in Chicago for the winter
ring campaign and has placed him
self in,tlje'able hands of Jimmy Kil
roy, North Side manager, who will
handle-, his affairs. Kilroy and Kos
ka are hot on the trail of Spike Kel
ley, Reb Russell, Willie Schaeffer or
Packey McFarland. Any member of
the Doc Krone stable would be wel
come as an opponent and Doc can
talk business at the Collins gym up
on Wells street, where Kos"ka is tak
ing his inaugural workouts.
Kilroy is enthusiastic about his
new charge,and points to an eastern
record plentifully sprinkled with vic
tories over good men in the welter
division. He js willing to put up a
side bet on the chances of his. pro
tege and will back him in private or
before a Wisconsin club. Public
bouts are more desirable than pri
vate, says Kilroy, as they get better
publicity and will place his man more
to the front
Indoor Baseball ,
O'Connell 16, Commercial 5.
Madonna 11, Loyola 3.
Sweitzer 4, Olivet 3.

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