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The infield is dping good work.
Zeider replaced Yerkes after a pinch
hitter acted for the former, and hit
safely his only time up. Rollie is still
a good ballplayer and has much base
ball left in his system.
Benny Kauff has started. In the
Giant victory over Philadelphia the
Fed slugger knocked a couple of sin
gles, stole a base and sent home a
run with a sacrifice. Tesreau out
Babe Adams held St. Louis to one
hit and Jimmy Callahan celebrated
his initial National league victory in
16 years. Carey hit four singles off
Fielder Jones used Davenport, one
of his Sloufed pitchers, and again
downed Cleveland, Morton going to
pieces in the eighth. This Speaker
got his first hit
Three of Connie Mack's young
pitchers staked the Red Sox to ten
passes. Barry and Gardner each
swiped two bases. It was a walk
away for the champions, with Shore
pitching airtight ball.
Ray Keating, Yankee pitcher, is a
holdout, but Bill Donovan says the
trouble will be settled. Keating wants
a salary boost He was out of com
mission from June to the finish of last
Eight players have been released
by the New York Giants to various
minor league clubs.
Detroit has released Pitcher Rube
Marshall to Montreal.
Games have been scheduled in five
West Side semipro parks for Sun
day. They are: White Giants vs.
Chicago Leland Giants, 22d and
Rockwell sts.; Rogers Park vs. West
Ends, old Cub park; Wiederrechts
vs. Ideal Billiards, Albany av. and
Lake st; Tigers vs. Dodger A. C, 42d
and Chicago avs.; Garden City vs.
The Big Nine conference has de
cided to hold its annual outdoor track
and field meet at Northwestern field,
Evanston, June 2-3.
Freddie Welsh and Ever Hammer
have finally closed for a ten-round"
bout which will be held in Milwau
kee, April 24. The articles call for
catchweights, which favors the
Jim Coffey knocked Jack Geyer out
in the fifth round at New York after
administering severe punishment in
the early rounds.
West Side Browns defeated First
Presbyterian collegians basketball
team, 22 to 13. A fist fight occurred
near the close and two players were
Butler Bros 7, Chicago 5.
Wisconsin 3, Notre Dame 2.
Mercer 6, Michigan 3.
De Paul 6, Lane 3.
Holy Trinity Cubs 10, Burr 9.
BALDWIN COMMITTEE CALLED A
FINE LITTLE FAKE
The Baldwin committee, composed
of state senators and organized to in
vestigate the school system of Chi
cago, was branded a fake yesterday
by the Legislative Voters' league
after a rigid quiz into the birth of the
The league issued a bulletin declar
ing that in its opinion the committee
was a frameup put over on the state
senate by a legislative trick.
This has been repeatedly main
tained by Margaret Haley, organizer
of the Chicago Teachers' Federation.
She called the bluff of the committee
when its second meeting was held in
the Hotel LaSalle a year ago.
The committee acted queerly. Or
ganized to remedy the faults of the
school system, it turned all its efforts
against the Chicago Teachers' Fed
eration and paved the way for an
other attack on the body. This came
with the passage of the notorious
Loeb rule, fostered by Jacob Loeb,
head of the school board, brother of
Albert Loeb and the big boss in
Julius Rosenwald's Sears-Roebuck
mail order plant