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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 15, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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, A player is entitled to all he can
get and is not to be blamed for try
ing to capitalize his ability at its
highest price, but beyond a certain
point he 'will not have the support of
the fans. Neither will they help the
magnates to beat him down.
But the owners must make money.
That is fairenough. . They were con
tent to lose some during the Fed war,
but it is a plain business proposition
that they cannot go on losing. And
some of them had large deficits dur
ing the war which must be made up.
The fans are going to listen to the
whole affair, then give their verdic.
They hold the balance of power. A
strike must succeed or fail, accord
to the dictum of the spectators.
Fred Welsh arrived in town yes
terday and leaves tomorrow morning
for Milwaukee, where he fights Rit
chie Mitchell' 10 rounds at night The
lightweight champion , boxed a few
rounds yesterday at Howard's gym
and planned another short workout
here today. He affects to be undis
mayed by the fact that Milwaukee
people have made Mitchell a favorite
for the newspaper verdict Welsh
appears in good condition.
Jack Dillon and Billy Miske hook
up in a New York "bout tomorrow
night that maylead to a battle with
Les Darcy.fl Miske has been doing
considerable fighting recently and
some of the wtee ones believe Dil
lon will catch him out of condition.
Ragnar Omtvedt, Chicago profes
sional, won the ski meet t Milwau
kee with a series of record jumps.
He tied Anders Haugen fin a new
record for the slide at 143 feet, but
his other jumps were better than
those of the Milwaukee man, who
was second. Some of the country's
stars began practice on the Cary
slide for the meet next Sunday.
John Freiberg and Paul Martinson
will wrestle to a finish tomorrow
nfght at the Crown.
Dreamland beat Riverview n a
roller hockey game at the Dreamland
rink; 4 to.0.. Bitter rivalry made the
game a hard fight Whiting scored?
three goals, Eglington shooting the
fourth. ' Williams, was star for the
Art Staff, oh the point of winning
the mile race at White City rink,
blocked Brick Larsen and the Nor
wegian Turner star, was given first
place. Roy McWhirter took second
Dave Luby and his son Forest won
the father and son bowling tourna
ment at Randolph alleys with 1,197
pins. Hagestedts took second with a
total of 1,184.
Indoor Baseball
x Marquettes 0, Central Turners 0.
St. Patrick 8, St Cyril 5.
P.-A. A. C. 7, Reveres 0.
Hebrew Institute 6, Sears 0.
Training 6, Villa A. A. 2.
Queen of Angels 3, St Dominic 2.
Baseketball Scores ,
Perez 18, Lep XIIL 17.
McHale 5, Madonna 0.
Thos. Aquinas 13, Englewood 10.
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restaurant and hotel
Workers to meet
Miscellaneous Hotel and "Restau
rant Employes' union, Local 874, A.
P. of LI, has begun a campaign to or
ganize the unorganized workers of
their trade. The first mass meeting
will take place .Tuesday evening at
their headquarters, 115 W. Madson
st, near Clark. The following prom
inent speakers will address the meet
ing. Adolph Germer, nat sec'y
treas. of Socialist party; J. Louis
Engdahl, editor of "American Social
ist"; Edw. E. Shilling, bus. agent of
Local No. 12, Travelers' Goods and
Leather Novelty Workers' Int'l
union, and R. T. Simms, office jan
itors' union. The above organization
will start war on all Chicago hotels,
clubs and cafeterias before the win
ter is over.
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New York. M. L. Henry, said to
be richest mail carrier, in country,
commited suicide. "Tired of lifej"
he said, Estate valued at $300000,

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