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bantamweight in the -world, without
quibbling about minor details of
weight, or purse, an announcement
which will cause him to be black
balled by the champions' club, an
organization which insists on cham
pions not risking their titles under
The duties of a champion nowa
days seem to be to pick setups, get
the guarantee before they step into
the ring and then tango through 10
rounds of the poorest fighting pos
sible. Herman declares he will do exactly
the opposite. He says he will meet
all comers and so far has not men
There are plenty of good bantams
eager to get a shot at Herman's title.
Among them are Frankie Burns, who
knocked Herman out about a year
ago, and Prankie Browns, who holds
a newspaper decision over the cham
pion. If Herman takes on these boys and
Ertle he is sure to have his hands
full for the rest of the winter.
Willie Ritchie, former lightweight
champion, now fighting in the wel
terweight division, is to make Chica
go his fistic headquarters for the re
mainder of the winter, campaigning
against the best men in the welter
In the Ritchie camp is Cedrge
Thompson, a Pacific Coast bantam,
who will be sent against the top men
of that seqtion. Ritchie is to man
age Thompson in this part of the
country. The midget has a good rec
ord, made in California.
W. S. Miller, South Park club, de
feated Art HubbelL Wanderers, 9-7,
6-3, 6-4, in the winter tennis tourna
ment at the municipal pier.
Riverview roller hockey team de
feated Dreamland, 2 to 1, on thef Riv
erview floor. This was the deciding
game In the five-game series. Anl
extra 15-minute period was neces
sary to settle the contest
Everett Scott, sensational short- I
'stop of 'the Boston Red Sox, has re-1
i turned his contract unsigned, de'
manding more money.
Jack Britton and Johnny Griffiths,
fight a ten-round, no-decision bout
in Cincinnati tonight
Perez 17, McHale 16.
Leo Xffl. 32, Madonna 17.
De Soto 21, Marquette &.
Toni 54, Barry 21.
Central Turners 6, Hennepin 3.
P. A. A. C. 9, Garfield 2.
St Ambrose 4, All Saints 2.
Lady of Mercy 13, St Clements 4. ,
St Dominic 12, Immaculate 9. -
O'Connells 10, Seeley Blues 3.
Sigma 16, Seward Braves 6. t
In a benefit bout at Paris Georges
CarpentierFrench heavy champion,,
boxed four rounds with another
heavy and showed an excellent de-.
fense. He was short of wind, due
to cigarette smoking.
CABARET SINGER DOESN'T WISH
TO INTRUDE ON CHURCH FOLKr
"1 Just didn't want to intrude onf
the good church folk." That was the,'
explanation of Dale Winter, cabaret
singer of Colisimo's cafe, at 22d st
and Wabash av., as she turned down
the invitation of Rev. J. P. Brushing-
ham to sing again at the South Park,
church, 33d st and South Park av.
last night j;
Miss Winters who is a cabaret slugg
er during the week, aroused considi, -(
erable comment among the strict
members of the church congrega-v
tion when she appeared and sang a-
week ago yesterday.
NAMES REAL SOCIETY MENACE
Highbrow robbers crooked busi-r.
ness men or professional grafters
are the real menace to society, not'
the highway robbers, declared Fred
Smith, former secretary of the inter-,
national Y. M. C. A. committee, be-3
fore members of the Evening club
last night ; j.