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marked yesterday's work on the al
leys, but the leaders in other evdnts
were not disturbed.
Chicago Baseball league met yes
terday and arranged the fallowing
schedule for opening day, April 29:
Rogers Park at Jdrmals; Mohawks
at South Chicago; Gunthers at Be
loit; Magnets at Garden City; .Ro
meos at Logan Square; Ragens at
Barry 10, Madonna 1.
St. Dominic 9, St Columbkill 7.
De Soto 24, Marquette 20.
Aquinas 12, Perez 11.
Perez 17, Neri 16.
McHale 18, Leo 12.
Aquinas 18, Englewood 13.
ANECDOTES OF PRIZE RING
HEROES BY NOTED REFEREE
By Eddie Graney
(Great Among Great Referees.)
Bubble chasing is a pastime almost
every one engages in at some time or
another. Success often turns a
man's head, no matter what line he
may be fqllowing.
But bubble chasing , among boxers
is very common "and generally funny
I guess any newspaperman will
cheerfully admit that "Uncle Bill"
Naughton, now dead, was one of the
leaders among sport writers. Any
how Naughton1 loved his work and
attained an age where the younger
men, both boxers and newspaper
boys, respected his years and knowl
edge. "Young" Corbett was very proud
of himself at the height of his ca
reer, and Naughton nor any one else;
could figure ahead of Corbett in his
mind. I'd heard that Corbett, for
some petty reason or other, was pan
ning Bill everywhere he went.
Corbett was skipping the rope one
day when I happened into the gym
and I suggested that Bill Naughton
had done him and the game a lot of ,
cood and that it was silly for a kid ,
to be talking as he did just because
he'd won a few big fights.
Here's how my line took with Cor
bett: "Say, Graney, don't be trying to
tell me anything. What's more, when
I go east I'm going to get that big
Australian stiff fired, off his paper."
CHANGE FOOTBALL RULES ft
New York, IVfarch 19. The foot- v
ball rules committee has approved
changes in the forward pass rule,
voted against use of am artificial tee
in place kicking and took steps to
eliminate coaching from side lines.
In the case of illegal interference
with a forward pass, under the-new
rule, the ball will be given to the of
fended side, instead of being put back
in play at the point where the foul
WHY PARKER WENT TO PRISON
Ass't State's Att'y Barnhart today
explained that Frank Parker, alleged
head of the auto thieves' trust, was
sent back to Joliet prison for viola
tion of parole after he had attempt
ed to shake down an attorney for
According to Barnhart,' Parker
calleli Att'y Otto Jurgens, to whdm
he is said to have sold three autos,
and offere(Lto keep his name out of
his confession to Hoyne if Jurgens
came across with $250. Detectives
overheard the conversation over
tapped telephone wires and the
state's atty's office immediately
broke off negotiations with Parker
for a complete statement and sent
him to prison. ,
The Chicago health dep't is en- ,
couraging the city gardening move- (f):
ment. Its latest bulletin said:
"The health dep't wishes to en
courage this movement. It takes
people into the open under sky and
sun, gives them needed exercise and
promotes health and vigor. Garden
ing is one of the best' spring tonics."