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Eddie Collins of the Macks soaked a
Bob Groom held Boston to one Hit
for five innings while his mates were
clubbing Leonard. Then Boston tied
the score with three runs, but Griff's
men batted their way to the lead.
Morgan, Milan and Gandil of Wash
ington led both teams at bat. John
Henry, the young star of the -Nationals,
caught his first game of the sea
son. Ray Chapman, the Cleveland
shortstop, smashed two hits, handled
nine fielding chances and stole three
bases against St. Louis. Blanding
pitched good ball for the Naps, while
Stone and Mitchell were "clouted.
Chapman stole third and home in one
"WRESTLING POLICEMAN" PUT
TWO COPS IN THE HOSPITAL
Major Funkhouser vstarted a
school of instruction for cops. In the
last three days it has been turned
into what one might call '"breaking
in cops for the hospitaL" s
Major Funkhouser wanted a man
to teach his class of cops how to
wrestle. John J. Rooney, a police
man, and formerly a professional
wrestler, was sent out to Funkhouser
to teach' the class of cops how to
For a time Rooney was easy with
the cops. Then het picked out An
drew Harra from Kensington avenue
station for a real tussle. Harra and
Rooney started in for Harra's first
lesson. Then ,Harra was escorted
from the school of instruction to the
Cook County ambulance, which rush
ed him to County Hospital where
physicians pronounced him seriously
Funkhouser didn't know this.
Neither did Eugene A. Barry of Hyde
Park station. He was the second-victim
of Rooney's wrestling. He was
taken to hospital in serious condition.
Wm. Marmeke of Warren, avenue
Station Was nest to clinch with Roo
ney. He is home doctoring slight in
At last Funkhouser heard about
the slaughter house that was being
made of his school of instruction.
Rooney is teaching no more.
SALVATION ARMY SENDS HALF
OF COLLECTIONS OUT OF U. S.
The Curran legislative commission
did not get very far in its probe of
the Salvation Army yesterday after
noon. Commander Thomas Estill, in
charge of the Army in the western
states, was summoned before the
commission, chiefly because the com
mission was curious about what was
done with the Army Christmas col
Estill could not tell them much
about it, but he did make the rather
startling admission that $29,163 of
the money collected by the Salvation.
Army in America last year had been
sent our of America.
The proportionate amount of this
can be gauged by Estill's sworn
statement that the Army's collections
in the western states for the same
year only amounted to $28,967. On
that basis, the Army apparently sends
about 50 per cent of the money it
collects out of America.
Estill said his salary was $35 a
week, and that he salary of Sneeton,
financial secretary for the western
states, was only $27.50.
Mary Bartelme, judge of the girls'
division of the Juvenile Court, was
summoned to appear before the com
The commission wants to find out
what happens to girls farmed out
under the direction of the Juvenile
The Rev. Mr. Schlecte, "superin
tendent of the Chicago Kmderfreund
and the Peoria Kinderheim, said that
the using of the funds of the former
for the latter by him, had been due
to ignorance of -the law.