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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 30, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 6',
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BASEBALL SPORTS OF ALL SORTS BOXING
CUBS TRIM SOLDIERS EASILY
WHITE SOX WIN EVERS HURT
If trimming a team of U. S. sol
diers is unpatriotic, then the Cubs
were blamed unpatriotic Thursday.
Weeghman's outfit routed the 7th in
fantry of El Paso, Tex.,. to the tune of
21 to 2. The soldier boys may have
had their shooting eyes with them,
but for some reason or other no bat
ting eyes were in evidence except on
the part of the Cubs.
The Cubs seconds trimmed the
Santa Fe, N. M., prison team and
then repeated on them, after lending
several Cubs to the opponents.
Reb Russell, in spite of a couple
of growths on his hurling arm, beat
Houston, Tex., in a fast, snappy
game. Reb had been to a doc who
told him he'd better wear a fiatiron
or something as iheavy to straighten
his bread-winning hook out The
arm seemed to be pretty much Q. K.
in the day's performance.
Johnny Evers is in again. In the
last inning of a game between New
York Americans and the Boston Na
tionals at Dothan, Ala., Evers swung
hard on a fast curve and .threw his
left shoulder out. He'll be out of
the game for a couple of weeks.
A couple of Chicago kids, Pitcher
Ormsby and Infielder Zemek, were
released by the St. Paul American
ass'n team yesterday.
Geo. Perring, former Cleveland and
Kansas City Federal league star, was
signed yesterday to play with the Be
loit team of the Chicago league for
the coming season.
Athletes who haven't got a first
place ribbon to their credit will have
the floor of the Second Reg't Armory
practically to themselves tonight
when the Central A. A. U. stages the
first half of two-day sport carnival. .
Tonight's program will consist of
540-yard run, 50-yard dash, 50-yard
'ih hurdle, one-mile run, 50-yard
low hurdle, 880-yard run, one-mile
relay, two-mile run, running high
jump, pole vault and 16-pound shot
put. Then soldiers will stage a mili
Eby, Ray, Loomis, Landers and
stars will be on exhibition Saturday
Mabel McConnell, a junior, and
Josephine Holmes, a sophomore, tied
for first place with 18 points each in
a track meet for undergraduate
women of Northwestern "U" last
night in Patten gym. Dorothy Fargo,
a sophomore, grabbed third place
with 8 points.
Preliminaries' in the track and
swimming events in Northwestern
university's annual two-day sport
carnival for the pi'Bp athletes of the
middle west will be staged tonight in
Patten gym and tank. Qualifiers will
go into the finals Saturday, the tank
event starting at 2:30 and the track
Forty-nine high schools and acad
emies will have athletes in track
garb. The entry covers eight states
and is looked upon as the real high"
school classic of the indoor season.
Crane, Hyde Park, University High
and Evanston Academy are leaned
upon to bring Chicago to the front
Bowen lightweights cleared their
way to the Chicago High School
league basketball finals Thursday by
defeating Hyde Park in the latter's
gymnasium to the tune of 14 to 10.
Bowen lightweights and bantam
weights stack up against Marshall's
fives for the championships next
week. Marshall lights displayed
plenty of pep yesterday in trimming
Schurz, 20 to 5. The bantams were
held to the 25 to 25 tie by Waller.
Extremely Amatsur Sports
Kids all over town are getting their
tops in shape for the spring drive".
Johnny Jones trimmed Charley
King out of eight marbles and- a
shooter in an exciting game of mibs