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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 26, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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University of Chicago, has been
barred from Conference competition
because he competed with the I. A. C.
while a freshman at the Midway
school. Big Nine rules prohibit club
affiliation for athletes competing in
Conference events. Coach White of
the Maroons says the rule is not
strictly followed and he believes
there are men swimming on Confer
ence teams who are in the-same po
sition that Vacin was. An investi
gation may be made by Maroon au
thorities. Robert Wheeler traveled 281 8-14
miles in a 24-hour roller race at
Denver, and claims a world's record.
Indoor Baseball
Armour Cornells 8, Picketts 4.
Train.-Dodgers 8, Gd. Crossing 5.
Old Central Stars 3, Centrals 0.
St Anne 5, St. Ambrose 4.
Basketball Scores
t. .Perez 26, Englewood 9.
Aquinas 24, Leo 6.
McHale 28, St Philip Neri 12.
Tonti 37, Barry 16.
Marquette 32, De Soto 14.
Charles W. Murphy, former Cub
president, and Jake Stahl, who pilot
ed the Boston Red Sox to a world's
championship some years back, have
accepted nominations as an advisory
committee on bylaws and constitu
tion for the Chicago Baseball league,
the new semi-pro circuit A. F. Shea
han was unanimously named presi
dent at a meeting yesterday in. the'
Hotel La Salle. Other officers are:
John J. Callahan, vice president; Bill
Niesen, secretary; Warren Hill,
treasurer; Jimmy Hutton, sergeant-at-arms.
Owners or delegates with
power to act from the following park
clubs voted: Garden City, South Chi
cago, Normals, Joliet, Logan Square
and West Sides. Two other leading
park teams are being considered as
members. Pinal action on applica
tions was deferred until next week's
meeting. Sec'y Niesen,, 4750 N. Her
mitage av., is in charge of the travel
ers' applications.
Among the independent moguls in
attendance were: M. J. and J. J. Sta
ple ton, Normals; A. Sievers, Ciceros;
Jim Simes, Joliet; A. J. Chubb, Be
loit; Hinkel and Goodman, Garden
City; Mike Heckinger, John J. Cal
lahan, Logan Square; Warren Hill,
South Chicago; Bert Fairchild, West
Sides; Jimmy Keown, Louis Gerten
rich, Wm. Peters, Union Giants; W.
H. Nolan, H. A. Simmons, Braves;
R. T. Carroll, Merrimacs; Jos Logan,
Galligans; John Rogers, Rogers
Park; Bill Harley, Waukegan.
Football is constantly reaching a
higher state of "efficiency.
For several years coaches have
had their Jmen out for spring prac
tice and given the candidates rules
of training and practice to use dur
ing the summer, but until this year
there has never been an attempt to
practice football the year around.
The plan was adopted at Purdue
university this year and the work of
the team will be watched with inter
est Purdue candidates will be given
light field or gym practice and black
board work alternately through the
winter and spring and must do a cer
tain amount of work at their homes
in the summer.
So New York children will be
strong and healthy, the cream of
New York athletes will compete in
an indoor meet early in March, the
receipts of which will be donated for
the New York fund for the treatment
of victims of infantile paralysis.
The meet promises to be one of the
greatest of its kind ever held and
many of the athletes hold national
and international records.
Officers of the New York A. A. U.
expect a number of metropolitan
records to be smashed and it would
not be surprising if several world
marks go by the boards.
Joe Higgins, the latest great mid
dle distance runner and conqueror
of such speedsters as Ted Meredith
and Binga Dismond, has entered in
the quarter; Pat McDonald, greatest
modem weight man; Wesley Olen
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