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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 17, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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fcvith all infielders receiving one
wage, outfielders another, and so on.
Stars will be paid the same as utility
- men.
' ' This, of course, is all bunk. Stars
will still be able to command and se
cure good salaries, no matter what
fi) the outcome of the strike may be.
There is a strong feeling in. well in-
N formed circles that the strike will
"" never come to an actual showdown.
It is believed the magnates of the
majors will cause the minors to salve
some of the grievances of the play
ers. It is hardly probable a strike would
be called over, salary reductions.
, That is something the fraternity has
always left to the athletes as indi
viduals. Cuts are in order in many
cases during the coming, season; and
the fans will find no great fault with
the magnates for making them.
-. , A report from Philadelphia says
1 Connie Mack will let both Joe Push
and WalHe Schang go ' this spring.
Both wanted their salaries to remain
as they were last year. Mack will
f make concession to Amos Strunk,
also dissatisfied with his new con
t tract
Larry Lajoie has signed to man
's, age Toronto of the International
Jimmy Lavender was yesterday
traded to the Phillies by the t!ubs for
Al Demaree, both players being
Basketball Scores
New Trier 32, Deerfield 16.
New Trier lights 45, Deerfield 16.
Lake Fclrest 42, Parker 4.
Loyola 26, Senn 16.
m Crane 27, Tilden 11.
m Illinois 20, Chicago 10.
West Side Brown 66, Armour 12.
, De Paul U. 35, Joliet 16.'
Heb. Mercuries 15, Second Pres. 4.
Indoor Baseball
De Soto 7, Commercial 3.
Hennepin 4, SL Patrick 1.
Billy Miske clearly outfought Jack
Dillon, in, ten rounds at New York
and bulks as the best available op
ponent for Les Darcy, when the Aus
tralian gets in a fighting humor.
Miske had the better of nine rounds,
and Dillon was plainly in distress.
Charley Morin ' defeated Charley
Ward of Lefllngwell's at Flenner's, ,
50 to 26, in 50 innings in a game of
the Chicago. Billiard league. , r
The retirement of Big Ed Walsh
from major league baseball may
forecast the control of the Des
Moines Western league team by an
other member of the White Sox.
Walsh is seriously considering buy- ,
ing a controlling interest in the Des
Moines team, following the purchase
of the Wichita franchise by Frank r
Isbell, who held the controlling inter,
est in the Des Moines team for sev
eral years.
Isbell was a member of the Sox
when that team won the world's
championship in 1906.
Elmer Q. Oliphant, West Point's x
star football player and Uncle Sam's
greatest athlete, is now trying out5
for the' Army hockey team in hopes
of winning his fifth "A" at the mili
tary academy.
Oliphant has set a new record at
the army school by winning four let
ters, a feat never before accom
plished. He has letters in football,
baseball, track and basketball. The
only other sport for which a Ieter is
awarded at West Point is hockey.
Oliphant was compelled to give up
his basketball this year in order to
try out with the hockey team, as
practice for both is held at the same
Atlas bore the world on his should
ers. "The only way to remember all
my wife wants me to carry home,"
'he explained. Judge.
o o
An electric hand mirror contains a
battery in its handle and a small
electric bulb just below the reflect
ing surface, so as to throw the light
on the lace of the user.
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