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care of their veteran limbs and -will
save them for the regular season.
Both Sox squads are contending
with Texas league teams today and
will run foul of a stiff game, for the
minors have been in training for some
time and their pitchers are throwing
regular curve balls. It is the kind of
practice that is needed and will be
especially beneficial to Zeb Terry,
who is certain to start the season as
The team with which Rowland will
start the season is a fine combina
tion, as good on paper as any in the
American league, but the big ques
tion is whether they can be induced
to play as a team. It was a better
crew last year than the Detroit Ti
gers, but was passed by the Jennings
Rowland has the desired stuff, bet
ter material than any Sox manager
was ever provided with before, but it
is up to him to get results.
Dave Danforth seems the best
prospect of the new Sox pitchers and
is apt to remain with the team
through the season. He whiffed 15
collegians yesterday at Georgetown,
Tex. In the same game Joe Jackson
poled a quartet of doubles, a triple
Chick Evans and Ned Sawyer will
play in finals today for the French
Lick Springs golf championship.
Chick is already playing an excellent
game, notching a 73 and 74 for his
two rounds yesterday.
After elimination trials, 97 prep
athletes are left for the big events
at Patten gym in the anual indoor
interscholastic indoortrack and field
meet Evanston topped the list with
13 qualifiers, Oregon high has eight
and LaGrange seven. Culver and
Senn have six each, and the remain
ing local schools are trailing.-- La
Grange is conceded an excellent
chance to win the meet thorugh the
efforts of Fay and Nott
Hyde Park won heavyweight title
in Chicago high school basketball
league, and Marshall copped in the I
bantam and lightweight divisions.
Scores: Heavies, Hyde Park 24, Mar
shall 20; lightweights, Marshall 17,
Bowen 8; bantams, Marshall 24, Me
Other Basket Scores
St. Cyril 23, Wendell Phillips 19.
W. S. Browns 38, First Pres. 28.
Sherman Park 15, Palmer Park S.
Hamilton Park 18, Cornell Sq. 17.
Lawrence Hall 3d, Fenn Flunk. 29. ,
The contest committee of the Auto
mobile Club of Chicago, on which are
the following Chicagoans, Harry Vis
sering, Thos. J. Hay, Chas. W. Price,
Darwin S. Hatch, E. Clint Adams, Dr.
R. Robinson Duff, Geo. F. Ballou and
C. K Anderson.'held a meeting at the
Chicago Automobile club on March
23 to discuss plans for the unofficial,
tests of stock cars, which are to be"
held at Speedway park every Sun
day. The first unofficial test will be
tomorrow, when entrants in the gen
tlemen's western interclub, non-professional
auto race, to be held on May
20, will test their cars and have trial
The contest committee elected E.
C. Patterson as captain of the Chi
cago Automobile club team, and the
Chicago Automobile Club and Speed
way Park ass'n sent joint letters to
all of the clubs contemplating enter
ing their delegates in the non-profes-sionarrace,
requesting them to give
their co-operation in making the race
a success. The committee also de
cided to request the Speedway Park
ass'n to have the track carefully pa
trolled every Sunday in order to keep
people off it and to insure against
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
March 25, 1731. The governor of $)
the colony of Louisiana reported to
the French ministry that the Fox In
dians had met a severe defeat at the
hands of the Illinois tribes.
All residents of Byers, Kas., have
united in a pledge not to drink, smoke ,
or chew for one year.