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tear off some of thee latest and more
or less popular music. There will be
no long waits for the game, which
will be started promptly on schedule
time at 3 o'clock..
The Cub executivefigures that the
cabaret singers are very entertaining
but that the people are coming out
to his ball lot to watch the players. -
The Cubs are only two men over
the 21-player limit, and it will not be
necessary to make a final reduction
until May 1. Pitcher Sphorr and
Catcher Earl Tyree are the fellows
slated to depart, but each will have a
Pittsburgh, with a line-up compris
ing many new faces, came to the
North Side park this afternoon to
open a three-game series with Joe
Tinker's Whales. Manager Oakes
has a fine ball team, his infield, with
Konetchy, Yerkes, Berghammer and
Mowrey, being especially strong and
Tinker sent his men through prac
tice this morning, the major portion
of the workout being devoted to bat
ting, in which department the locals
have had small chance to perfect
themselves this spring.
Locally the Fed plan to steal a
march on organized baseball by open
ing the season ahead of time has
not been much of a success. Rain has
played havoc with the plan, holding
down the opening day crowd and
causing cancellation of games Sun
day and Monday. There will be no
game tomorrow because of the open
ing on the west side.
Manager Tinker is planning the
disposal of two or three more ath
letes before the close of the week. His
roster is down to 25 men, and will
not be reduced elow 22. It is expected
that an infielder, outfielder and pitch
er will be cast away.
Manager Rowland had his White
Sox athletes in St Louis this morn
ing before meeting the Browns in the
first game of the American league
season tomorrow. Every man. on the
team is fit, and the regular lineup, will
be' used. "There is still a 'questioni'
about left field, Quinlan appearing to
have the call over Jack Fournier. "
Jim Scott is being picked as the
pitcher to start, with Faber in reserve
in case the Wyoming fellow slips.
Jimmy Breton will be started at third
base and his tenure of office depends
solely on his hitting. Bobby Roth, a
coinverted outfielder, Has been doing
some excellent work since he was
place dat third for the Goofs. His
hitting has been the best of the sec
ond string men. If he can defend
the position successfully he will push
Breton aside before the season is very
old, as the Illinois collegian is not
much of a clubber.
News comes from the coast, where
Ed Walsh remained for further prac
tice, that the Big Reel has been work
ing easily, and that his arm appears
to be as capable as ever. The por
tent of that news can be realized by
any Sox rooter.
Al Bromwich, third base candidate,
has been turned back'to Davenport
of the Three-Eye league.
For various infractions of the box
ing rules the Wisconsin boxing com
mission yesterday susepnded Gene
Gannon, Jack Cashiel for four
months, and Kid Kreisch and Kid
Branny for six months. Ruby
Hlrsch did not appear and; his case
A young lady who was going to
New Zealand to get married went to
a dressmaker for her trosseau. The
dressmaker suggested a warm one.
The young lady asked why, see
ing that the climate of New Zealand
is a beautifully mild one.
The dressmaker replied:
"I assure you, madam, you are mis
taken, for that is where the frozen
meat comes from."
Why doesn't one of those warring
nations buy a lot of canoes and.pre
sent them to the enemy? The cano
is deadlier than the submarine,,.. .