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as last year. Good, Phelan, Mulligan
and Mollwitz, ex-Cubs, were in the
Vaughn is the logical choice for
the opening game and Douglass will
probably be the second man out
Both are in prime condition and have
Today the White Sox exhibit in St.
Joseph and will have a whirl at the
Western leaguers. There was no
game in Horton, Kan., yesterday be
cause of rain, and the noble athletes
put in a gloomy day. Eddie Collins
had his military squad drilling in the
hotel corridors. Belonging to Eddie's
unit means work and plenty of it
Those "sport enthusiasts" who
were planning a heavyweight cham
pionship fight between Fred Fulton
and Jess Willard had their plans
knocked awry last night when Ful
ton, badly licked in five rounds,
fouled Carl Morris in a New York
The majority of the ringside crit
ics hint that the Rochester man was
not careful in placing his blows and
didn't care much where they landed.
He had plenty of Morris' goods and
was willing to let the affair go by de
fault. The foul was a blow which
doubled Morris on the floor.
While the fight lasted Morris had
all the better of it and peppered Ful
ton almost at will. The blows he
took in return lacked power to hurt,
and Morris made the fight according
to his own plans. He battled at close
range and Fulton had no defense to
combat that style.
Tom Jones, manager of Willard, is
afraid there can be no fight between
the champion and Morris, for, he
says, Carl wouldn't draw enough
money at the gate. Whether Carl is
physically a fit opponent for Jess is
of little moment.
Bowen and Marshall high schqols
split a pair of basketball champion
ships in the scholastic league yester
day. In the lightweight game Bowen
was victor, 19 to 13, but tables were
turned when the bantams clashed,
Marshall gaining the verdict by a 16-to-5
count. The last half of the ban
tam scrap was a runaway for Mar
shall. Jack Ness made a successful debut
as leader of a local semi-pro club.
His U. S. Ball Bearings defeated the
Univ. of Chicago, 10 to 6, in a seven
Columbus 2, Cincinnati 2.
Pittsburgh 6, New Orleans 5.
Louisville 3, Giants No. 2, 1.
Red Sox 8, Brooklyn 5.
Yankees 8, Braves 3.
Giants 8, Detroit 4.
Manager Mitchell of the Cubs de
nies Ed Walsh has requested a trial
with his club. Mitch says Ed must
be through or Comiskey would not
let him go.
LABOR HITS AT WAR.
The Chicago Federation of Labor
last night sent the following war pro
test to President Wilson: v '
"The common people dp not want
war. We believe they will vote over
whelmingly against war if given the
opportunity, the trust-owned press
to the contrary notwithstanding.
The strong defensive policy along the
line of armed neutrality already laid
down offers every protection that
could be obtained through a declara
tion of war. Our going to war will
not bring peace; it will prolong the
struggle indefinitely. If we stay out
and protect our own rights, if we re
fuse to be guarantors of the aims of
belligerents or of war bonds held by
American bankers, we believe peace
negotiations will come before July.
No nation that allows itself to be
driven into war by its reactionary
element is acting along the line of
Washington. Department com
manders Instructed that they may
move national guardsmen from one
state to another. Is expected some
Illinois guardsmen will be moved at
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