trimmed because Meadows out
Phillies beat Giants in opener at
New York, Chalmers and McQuillan
taking less slugging than Stroud and
Palmero. Bennie Kauff and Rousch,
ex-Federals, pounded three hits each
for New York. Niehofl got three for
Braves opened at home by blank
ing Brooklyn. Barnes was a good
pitcher. Evers and Konetchy got two
hits each. Sherwood Magee, Brave
outfielder, has a fractured wrist and
will be out of the game for about a
month. Manager Stallings says his
reserve strength in the gardens is
powerful and will be able to carry the
team until Magee returns to duty.
Pitcher Way of Yale university has
been signed by the Giants, to report
after graduation this year.
Outfielder Jack Dalton, who batted
over .300 with the Dodgers and Fed
erals, has been signed by Detroit
August Kieckhefer beat Charles
Otis in a match of the Interstate
Three-Cushion Billiard league, 50
Northwestern 2, Armour 1.
Michigan 5, Olivet 0.
Lake Forest 10, New Trier 6.
After negotiations extending over
a period of two years, tennis fans of
Chicago yesterday concluded a $70,
000 deal for grounds for the Chicago
Tennis club. The new club will cover
two full blocks on the North Side
a tract bounded by Winchester av. on
the west, Granville av. on the south,
West Ravenswood park and Ridge
av. on the east and Thome av. on the
The new club at present has 115
members. It will have room for 700.
its present roster includes practical
ly every local player of note.
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
April 21, 1722. The superior coun
cil of Louisiana issued a scale of
prices for the army canteen and
store. - . . -. i
THE WHYS AND WHEREFORES
OF THE EATON-ROWE CASE
The long-delayed decision of the
civil service com'n exonerating Mrs.
Louise Osborn Rowe of charges of
collecting political donations were
made public last night.
Here's a short synopsis of the
Eaton-Rowe row: jw
Mrs. Louise Osborn Rowe, head of ''
the department of public works serv
ice, charged with collecting $500 po
litical donation by Mrs. Page Waller
Eaton, sup't of social surveys.
Mrs. Eaton's story corroborated by
Aid. Rodriguez and their witnesses.
Mrs. Rowe flatly denied everything.
Although telling her story many
times, Mrs. Eaton did not falter.
Civil service com'rs halted attack
on Mrs. Eaton's character when her
att'y said he had evidence of some
kind he would spring and that some
people had been living in "glass
Mrs. Rowe and Mayor Thompson
live in same apartment building.
Percy Coffin, head of com'n, prom
ised decision week after trial closed,
on March 15. State's Att'y Hoyne
went to 'Hot Springs. Came back in
two weeks and told com'n he
wouldn't even talk with them about
Cqffin still delayed and when Cor
poration Counsel Ettleson was
stricken with tonsilitis he said he de
sired to talk with him about it. Et
telson was sick more than a week. He
got back to work three days ago.
Coffin gave verdict
State's Att'y Hoyne now has the
evidence. He will investigate to see
if grounds for a criminal action g&
o o -
FASTED 36 DAYS DEAD
Hot Springs, Ark., April 21. J. R.
Stratton of Pittsboro, Can., is dead
here after 36 days of fasting. Prof.
F. Feigee is under arrest on man
slaughter charge. Police say Strat
ton, for 25 years in Canadian parlia
ments was under Feiggs' treatment.
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