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in a game of the Interstate Three
Cushion Billiard league at Flenner's.
Northwestern 39, Ohio State 12.
Evanston High 26, Academy 17.
New Trier 24, Lake Forest 22.
De Paul 26, Butler House 19.
Central Park 21, Tabernacle 6.
St. Andrew 41, N. S. Blues 7.
Indoor Baseball Scores
De La Salle 9, St Philip 0.
Maxwell 13, Eldo 4.
Billy Sheldon, who has just arrived
in town, is open to meet any welter
weight in the country. He has just
returned from the east and would
gladly meet some of the topnotchers.
At present he is under the manage
ment of Joe Logan, an oldtime light
weight. o o
Sketches of a remarkable potato
bug exterminator. Explanation fol
lows: (1) Potato bug alights on imi
tation cast iron potato, (2) which is
evenly balance with flatiron; (3) the
weight of the bug brings down pota
to and string attached to stand, (4)
pulling over bottle of chloroform;
X5J C runs through funnel on to the
greedy potato bug; (6) operator
then grabs special hammer and bat
ters bug's brains out.
MERRIAM PICKS FLAWS IN PIKE
The new city budget, much praised
by administration supporters, is
"phoney," says Aid. Chas. E. Mer
riam. The budget is the pride of City
Controller" Eugene Pike. Pike, an
administration man, and the Thomp
son cohorts were tickled to pieces
with the way the budget looked in
print, for there was an apparent con
siderable saving over last year's ex
penditures. It was felt that the
budget would appease the public's de
mand for economy.
Aid. Merriam seems to have burst
the pretty bubble. In an analysis "of
the budget, he points out that many
seemingly necessary items are left
out Pike's estimate. He figures that
these omissions would make a differ
ence of $2,000,000 in the budget
"Mr. Pike has not included the
280,000 which will have to be spent
this year on the Michigan blvd.
widening if the policy of city admin
istration is to be fulfilled," said Mer
riam. "Then, too, Mr. Pike has not in
cluded the following items in his
budget: Automatic increases for
city-employes, $120,000; judgments
against city, $150,000; due railroads
for 79th st widening, $160,000; de
lay in submitting budget, $120,000;
12-hour day for bridge tenders, $60,
000; special parks commission, $65,
000; telegraph equipment for new
police stations, $40,000; Chicago plan
commission, $30,000; railway ter
minals Commission, $36,000; reor
ganization of city departments,
Mr. Pike will probably be asked
how he expects to escape payment o
Joe Labodzinski, 74, street cleaner,,
killed by Blue Island car.