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New York will meet tonight in the
first game to settle the three-cornered
tie for the international three
cushion billiard title The winner will
play Bill Huey tomorrow night. In
the regular schedule JVIoore beat
Daly, 50 to 44. He also beat Huey,
and the latter defeated Daly.
Barry kept its slate clean in the
title series of the Knights of Colum
bus indoor baseball league by defeat
ing Loyola, 4 to 3. Halas was great
in the pinches, 12 Loyola men being
left on base.
Indoor Ball Scores
North westerns, 3 ; Cent. Turners, 1.
Trainings, 2; White Eagles, 1.
Bricklayers, 3; McDuffs, 0.
Pullmans, 6; Hibernians, 0. .
Hyde Park Blues, 3 ; Mason Pk., 0.
RUSSIAN SHELLS SHAKE PALACE
London. Russian shells are falling
within 12 miles of sultan's palace in
Constantinople. First time in his
tory Islam's capital has been bom
barded from air.
Dispatches from Petrograd and
from Balkan points reported the Rus
sian fleet again hurling shells against
the Bosphorus defenses. Russian
aviators sped along tthe Bosphorus
and dropped several bombs upon
Pera, the residential section of the
Ottoman capitaL Part of the popu
lation is reported to have fled to the
interior in panic.
Turkish ship, which fled toward
Bosphorus when Russian fleet ap
proached, was sunk 4 miles from the
Black sea entrance. While shells
were still raining at her she was
shaken by an explosion, went over
and went down. Crew was drowned.
Berlin. Roumania has officially
announced that she will maintain her
neutrality, Bucharest correspondent
of the Frankfurter Zeitung wired to
day. Petrograd. By blundering night
attacks Germans in Baltic have dam
aged 8 of their own torpedo boats.
WESTERN UNION OPERATORS
TAKE IMPORTANT VOTE
St Louis, Mo., March 29. Wheth
er the union operators of the West
ern Union Telegraph Company here
shall strike for the reinstatement of
38 fellow members of their organiza
tion who are said to have been dis
charged because they were found to
be union pmen, will be decided today
in a strike vote of local operators, ac
cording to S. J. Konenkanip, inter
national president of the Commercial
An appeal to W. B. Wilson, secre
tary of labor, was made last night by
Will C. Long, secretary of the local
union, to have the difficulties medi
ated. Long alleged a union member
recently was robbed of a list of 100
names of union members and that
soon afterward 38 union men were
Mobile, Ala. Both hands and feet
shackled, David Elsworth, notorious
counterfeiter, on way to federal pris
on at Phoenix with 2 officers, threw
himself from sleeping car window
and had gone some distance before
arrested by local police.
Milwaukee. Count Curt Von
Knoblesdorf, who says he is son of
German nobleman, under 2 years'
sentence for forgery, pardoned by
New York. David Anderson, 90,
wants to challenge anybody for the
old man's record at a foot race. An
derson holds medals for winning 50
yd. dashes when he -was 83, 85 and 87.
Washington. David W. Griffith,
producer of spectacular moving pic
tures, says eventually movies that
will bring $5 a seat will be shown in
Trenton, N. J. Sixty days in jail
or $10 fine faces William Wall be
cause he shot cat that disturbed his
slumbers. Insists he'll not pay fine.