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short, and it is almost a certainty
that George Monarty, because of his
experience, will be kept on. That
leave one extra job to be fought for
by McMullen and Fautsch. The for
mer has had the greater experience
and each can hit at a good clip. It
is only a question of which shows
the greater promise of development
The one let out will surely land a job
in a class A league and be watched.
Jack Fournier gave his bum ankle
another wrench, but the injury is not
serious. The Frenchman may be
able to go back to regular duty this
afternoon, but he will be carefully
guarded to prevent permanent disa
bility. Rowland wants to start the
season with the strongest team pos
sible. Playing against the western end of
the circuit for some time, he has a
chance to put his gang out in front
in the first few weeks of the season.
Cleveland, from pre-season dope, will
be easy, St Louis has so far indi
cated nothing remarkable, and De
troit is about on a par with the South
Murphy and Ed Collins each
banged three hits, and Fournier,
Jackson and Felsch got two each.
Same old wrecking crew stuff. To
day the regulars play Des Moines,
while the seconds will remain and
take up the battle against Topeka.
Eddie Cicotte had an easytime baf
fling Topeka yesterday.
Joe Benz pitched against St
Mary's college and seemed to be re
gaining his strength. He also wal
loped three hits. Lapp and John Col
lins also soaked three each.
Cub seconds licked Little Rock, 7
to 3, Schulte hitting safely three
Charlie White gained a decision
over Matt Wells in 15 rounds at Kan
sas City, but the Briton was aggres
sive throughout and prevented the
Chicagoan gaining a masterful lead.
White developed a right cross that
bothered his opponent, who seemed
(9 be pn the lookout for the famous
White left Neither man scored a
knockdown or anything resembling
it, but Wells several times showed he
was being stung by the right
White had eight rounds, three
were in the Wells column and four
were even. White showed to big ad
vantage in the eleventh and four
teenth, when he punished the Briton
Jack Hemple, Jess Willard's spar
ring partner, shot over a straight
right in the seventh round at Keno
sha last night and Lee Nelson went
down and out The end came as a
surprise, as Nelson had a shade in
three of the early rounds.
Before the sleep punch was land
ed neither man had been damaged,
and neither showed anything of
class. , But they were trying hard
and that made the mixups interest
ing. The Bitter Root Kid sprung a sur
prise on Rabbit Hedlin, giving the
Chicagoan a decisive trimming. In
the eighth Hedlin was sent to the
mat, but came up, and the Bitter
Rooter couldn't finish him.
Joe Stecher and Bil Hokuff are
featuring a wrestling card at the
Coliseum tonight Two other bouts
are on the program. The only bet
ting on the big match is regarding
the time Hokuff will be able to stay
with the big Nebraskan.
Alabama 4, Illinois 0.
Chicago 9, Butler Bros. 7.
Cardinals 4, Browns 2.
Braves 4, Washington 1.
Red Sox 6, Brooklyn 0.
Pittsburgh 3, Louisville 2.
Richmond 3, Phillies 2.
Freddie Welsh and Ritchie Mitchell
are billed to step ten rounds at Mil
waukee tonight Mitchell has been
doing good work in his recent en
gagements and Cream City fans are
backing him to give the champion a
hot argument Welsh said yester
day he would meet the winner of the
White-Wells fight, and that impliea