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

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fought both of these boys in Aus
tralia. William and George Dernbach
knocked 1,343 pins in the K C. bowl
ing tournament at the Randolph al
leys. This is a new state mark.
Doc Krone is planning a benefit
sporting tournament for the surviv
ors of the gas explosion on 14th
street and fight managers are com
ing to the front with offers of assis
tance. Fleck Collins is offering his
entire stable of the Collins gym on
the North Side, and Jimmy Kilroy
will bring along three box fighters
from his stable. Doc will have no
trouble making the affair a success.
The Collins A. C. held a big stag in
its gym at 1731 Wells st yesterday,
with plenty of entertainmentforthose
in attendance. Three hundred en
thusiasts braved the cold weather
and saw seven fine boxing bouts and
a trio of wrestling quarrels.
This club is coming to the front as
one of the centers of activity on the
North Side. Two hundred of the
thousand members are active ath
letes in all branches of competition
and the club colors will fly on many
fields. Several good boxers are work
ing out daily.
Basketball Scores
St Philip 19, Perez 18.
McHale 32, Englewood 10.
Tonti 32, De Soto 19.
Barry 28, Marquette 11.
Indoor Baseball
St. Anne 8, St Agnes 1.
St. Anthony 4, St. Ambrose 2.
Maher A. C-11. Horn A. C. 10.
-Sima C. 10, White Eagles 5.
Central Turners 6, Training 5.
Seeley Blues 13, St Elizabeth 9.
Dodger A. C. 8, St Patrick 2.
All-Star Rolley hockey team de
feated Muncie at the Riverview rink,
9 to 0. Harmon and Campbell's
cracks were too much for the Hoos
iers at every angle of the game.
Benny Leonard, New York boxer
and contender for Freddie Welsh's
lightweight title, is right in style
jvith Pavlowa, Paderewski, Charlie
Chaplin and the rest of the artists,
real and would-be.
Benny has insured his hands for
$20,000 and if he injures them so he
is forced to cancel any of his ring en
gagements Benny won't lose out
Leonard seriously considered in
surance after he put his good 'right
arm on the fritz in a bout with Chic
Simlar several weeks ago.
The injured mitt cost the Bronx
lightweight much good coin in the
form of canceled bouts and sent him
into the ring with Frankie Callahan
fighting with one hand.
The insurance cost Bennie $782,
but he figures he's worth it. If he
smashes his knuckles on the con
crete brow of a fighter or breaks a
finger on the protruding jaw of a
pug, he can collect
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Admiral Austin Melvm Knight has
just taken command of the Asiatic
fleet at the Philippines. He was for
merly a member of the general board
of the navy,

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