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The Sox hit safely eight times, but
only one of these wallops was In a
pinch. Ed Collins collected that rifn
maker and also poled another nit
that had no bearing on the run total.
Fournier went hitless, Jackson got a
single, but when it helped none. Joe
twice failed to eoanect when their
were potential runs on the -paths.
, On paper the Sox look like a
mighty good ball club, but on the
diamond .they are something else
again. S6me batting averages that
look' very good in the records are not
doing much to swell the run total.
Benton blanked Cards and Giants
won eighth straight. McKechnie
cracked three singles and a double.
Schneider's swell pitching Helped
Reds break losing streak. Reulbach's
six passes were disastrous to Boston.
Chase's single counted the winning
Alexander stopped Pirates with
four hits and Phils had easy win.
Byrne's double and triple counted
two Philly runs.
Cleveland showed its punch by
beating Walter Johnson. Two dou
bles by Wambsganss and triples by
Graney, Howard and Coveleskie
counted the Indian runs. Coveles
kie ehld Washington in check.
St Louis hit Foster hard, marking
the first time they have licked the
Red Sox star. Shotten bagged four
hits, and Ward Miller and Ernie
Johnson poled two each. Weilman
allowed five hits.
Mike Gibbons and Ted Lewis
fought ten rounds to a draw in New
York, the exhibition of the St Paul
man being a disappointment to the
fans. The Briton landed five times
to once for Gibbons and seemed to
have more crushing power in his
blows. Gibbons did not once land
his famous right with any effect his
left, being the better weapon. Lewis
forced the milling every step of the
way and tried desperately to score
At the conclusion of the bout
Lewis was wildly cheered by the i
spectators, while there were soma
murmurs at the showing of Gibbons
It was the second time that Mike had
failed within a short period before 4
New York crowd.
Right on top of the entry of Bar-
ney Oldfield for the second interna-
tional auto derby, to be held at thd
Chicago Speedway on June 4.0, comes!
the announcement that Dario Resta,
winner of last year's great classic;
will be in the 1916 event with this
The entry of the "World'h Speed-
way King" was announced upon the
return of President DavTd P. Reid .ofi
the Speedway Park ass'n from New
York, where he attended the Sheeps
Eead May meet last Saturday, and,
together with the Resta entry "were
those of the three Crawfords, nom
inated by the Crawford Motor Co.
The latter cars will be piloted by
Billy Cfaa'ndler, Dave Lewis and Art;
In Resta the Chicago race will
have the leading driver of the-coun-try,
inasmuch as he won the Vander
bilt cup and the grand prize at San
Francisco, as well as the 1915 inter
national derby and the special 100
mile challenge race at- Chicago. Ha
holds all of the American Speedway
records from 400 to 500 miles, made
at the Chicago track at the time oC
Armour 4, Beloit 1. i
Cathedral 2, St. Ignatius 0. .
Bowen 5, Parker 1.
Hyde Park 13, Calumet 6.
Schurz 12, Waller 6.
Senn 12, Lake View 1.
Oak Park 20, Proviso 2.
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RAGEN COLTS A. C. TO MARCH
The Ragen Colts A. C. will be rep
resented in the preparedness parade,
June 3. At a meeting of the club
held yesterday, at which 1,834 mem
bers were present, the proposal to
march was unanimously passed.
Every club lember is expected to be,