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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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Btanced in the second battle between
"Young" Corbett and Terry McGov
ern. I always talked the rules and so on
over with the men I was going to
work with. Terry and I lunched to
gether and everything was under
stood as to vhat would and would
The latest toy of society, seen
often at Atlantic City and Palm
Beach, will be used by the U. S. post
office dep'L Postmaster Merritt O.
Chance of Washington, D. C, has
special delivery boys using the ma
chines. ' i
not go. Then Corbett and I had our
session so there would be no misun
derstanding when we got in the ring.
"Say, you needn't worry about
having to decide anything, Eddie,"
Corbett told me. "This fellow will
come at me fast and I'll nail him with
my left. He'll come again and I'll
put him down with a right. Then
he'll manage to get up again and I'll
knock him stiff.''''
I wasn't much interested, in this
line of talk, but couldn't help watch
ing vh en the boys got together.
Sure enough, in the first round
Terry rushed and Corbett nailed him
with a left. Then McGovern came
back and Corbett put him down with
his right He turned to me and-said:
"What did I tell you, Eddie?"
But McGovern broke into the
Schedule Corbett had mapped out by
not getting up right away. He
looked dazed and took the count of
"What are you going to do, quit
like you did at Hartford?" Corbett
kept saying.
McGovern came up at the count of
nine and at the end of the first round
Corbett was on the ropes and almost
out Corbett won the fight, but Mc
Govern surely spoiled those first
round plans. ,
Aid. M. A. Michaelsoh, Thompson
floor leader in the council, made a
bitter attack on the Municipal Vot
ers' league at yesterday's meeting.
"Who is behind the league?" he
asked. "Who donates the money to
make it possible for the M. V. L. to
retain- offices, pay salaries and in
vestigators' expense accounts? .
"The M. V. L. has refused to tell
what corporations or neople contrib
ute to keep it in operation.
"I'm going to break its power if I
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Green cao of Northwestern Univ.
freshmen to be busaed April 3.

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