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taught the art of spiralling and
Manager Rowland thinks in a year's
time he may be a valuable man.
For the first time since the season
opened Ray S chalk failed to get a
safe hit Tuesday. He is probably
saving his wallops until they are
If John Collins keeps going at his
recent pace Eddie Murphy will have
a hard time breaking into the Sox
lineup when he return. His fielding
and hitting, have both been good.
Hal Chase, turned out by the
American league, smashed a homer
in the 10th inning yesterday, ena
' bling Cincy to beat the Pirates.
Ban Johnson now, says he never
tried to bar Chase from baseball,
but, in fact, got him his job with the
Roger Bresnahan celebrated -his
first game as a magnate by leading
his Toledo boys to a 4 to 2 win over
Milwaukee in the American ass'n
Bresnahan's team looks more like
a major league outfit than some of
the teams in the star circles.
Besides "Rajah," Hugh Bedient,
George Stoval, Steve Evans, Roy
Wood, Al Shaw and Johnny Raylings
worked for Toledo yesterday.
Bresnahan must have Toledo fans
stirred up. 18,000 saw the opening
game in the Ohio city.
Phil Douglass climbed aboard the
water wagon for the St Paul A. A.
team and had the Hoosiers eating
out of his hand.
Joe Gedeon, Yankee recruit, has
made six hits in the last two games.
Alexander the Great is himself
again. He shut out the Braves with
five scattered hits yesterday. That
was the first loss this season for
Young Joe Wilhoit, former Chicago
high school player, has earned a reg
ular berth in the Braves' outfield.
Matt Wells, English pUg, outboxed
.Boston .Eddie Murpny in 12 rounds,
Ever Hammer seems confident he
,syi do even better thanB enjoy Lgon
ard against Freddie Welsh Monday
Bill Brennan, local heavy, who has
been knocking them stiff in New
York, is seeking a scrap with Prank
Francis Ouimet, who conducts a
sporting goods house in Boston, has
been declared a professional by a
queer decision of the U. S. Golf ass'n.
V. C. Ward, Jr., Ohio State univer
sity, is new president of "Big Nine."
Emil Thiry wants Packey McFar
land to meet winner of Jack Britton
Ted Lewis fight next Monday.
Chicago Manufacturers' Baseball
league will open season May 6.
Ball teams, 18-20 years of age,
wanted for new -West Side league.
Herbert Leininger, 1242 N. Hoyne
av., is organizer.
Play for Chicago Golf club annual
cup will begin Saturday, April 29.
Lou Fiene, ex-White Sox star, will
twirl for Billy Kavanaugh's West
Ends Sunday against O. L. S. Merri
macs at new park at Kedzie and Van
' lndian" Miller, who jumped from
local semi-pro ranks to Brooklyn
Dodgers, expects to remain in major
Nineteen teams entered in Chicago
Hebrew Institute 125-pound state
basketball championship tourney,
which begins April 25.
STRIKE AT LA KURBA PLANT IN
ITS FIFTH WEEK
Strike at La Kurba Cigar Co., 229
N. State st, has been on five weeks.
Firm tried to break it by telling deal
ers it ws over.
Over 75 per cent of dealers are co
operating with union by refusing to
handle La Kurba's cigars, says Chas.
Winfield, vice pres. of union.
Company has been endeavoring to
get police help. Two strikers were
arrested on boycotting charges.
La Kurba Co. makes Gil-Barnard,
Lord Clare, Le Panto and Chicago
Motor Club brands of cigars,