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done better with stronger support
Danforth was an excellent pitcher
during the latter stages. Without
Reb Russell that Sox curving
corps is just an average combination.
Jack Fournier, Tex Jourdan and
Mel Wolfgang were sent home from
St Louis. The rest of the team goes
to Detroit tonight for a four-game
set. Tigers and Sox are playing
much the sam brand of ball, attack
ing vigorously behind average pitch
ing. Jennings has strengthened his
box division somewhat, but the Hose
still have en edge there-.
Steele outpitched Mitchell and the
Cards beat the Reds. Errors were
plentiful because of cold weather.
'Fred Fulton has broken with his
manager of a year, Frank Force, and
it is believed he will go back under
the direction of Mike Collins. Force
made for Fulton the match with Carl
Morris, in which the Rochester man
was disastrously defeated.
Johnny Stecrak, covering two and
a half miles on a bicycle against one
mile by Dan O'Leary on' foot, beat the
veteran pedestrian by 25 yards at
Whiting, Ind. They will race again
Illinois A. C. swimmers assured
themselves of the National A. A. U.
water championship by defeating the
New York A. C. water polo team, 5
to 3, in the I. A. C. tank. Two more
events are on the schedule, but N. Y.
" A. C. is not entered. The point score
now is 39 for the locals and 33 for
the Gothamites. Hebner and McGil
livray were the local stars.
Frank Taberski retained the pocket
billiard title in a cue match at Akron,
defeating Bennie Allen of Kansas
City, 450 to 448. Allen faced a'han
dicap of 58 balls when the final block
started. Wtih two to gojfor victory
he missed an easy shot and Taberski
Evanston 7, Morton 1.
McKinley High 10, St. Patrick 2.
De Paul 6, Senn 3.
Illinois 5, Notre Dame 1.
RAGEN A. C. TO HOLD ANNUAL
SPRING DANCE TONIGHT
The Ragen Athletic club, one of
the largest athletic organizations in
the city, have secured the Seventh
Regiment armory, 34th st. and Went
worth av., for its annual spring
dance, which will be held tonight
Although this organization, at the
present time, is rather handicapped,
due to a large portion of its members
enlisting in the army and navy, they
are still of the opinion that the crowd
at the Seventh Regiment armory will
surpass all former records.
The armory is centrally located
and can be reached from all parts of
the city, either by surface lines or
elevated road, has a magnificent
dancing floor, as well as -voluminous '
dancing space and seating capacity,
and, taking all these inviting features
into consideration, a very pleasant
and joyous evening can be had at the
Ragen's spring dance.
WILMETTE FIGHTS RAILROAD
There will be a little scrap pulled"
off in Wilmette before Sammy In
sull's Chicago, North Shore & Mil
waukee railroad gets a new fran
chise. But the road will probably v
get it, however.
Mrs.O. R. Smith appeared before
a meeting of the Wilmette Women's
club and told how her son had been
killed by an Oak Park elevated train
because proper safety precautions '
had not been taken. She told the
women that the Wilmette council
was intending to give the North
Shore & Milwaukee road a franchise
which got no agreement to install
better safety devices.
Other speakers declared that un
der the proposed franchise the road
could turn into affreight carrier.
Washington. At request of Sam'l
Gompers, Lloyd George will send
two labor leaders to join British
commission coming to Washington
for war" conference.