It may be said that the Sox are in
perfect condition. The team is intact
as it will start the season.
The pitchers are right up to the
last notch of twirling form. Red Fa
ber, Lefty Williams and Jim Scott
have each gone a full nine innings
against a good ball club and each
has exhibited excellent form. Wil
) liams yesterday held Houston to
three hits and the Sox won, 4 to 1.
April 11 the South Siders should be
ready for the best start they have
ever made. They will be right phys
ically and can gradually work into
full swing for a drive through the
middle months of the campaign. .
In former seasons the Sox tried
the same stunt the Cubs have at
tempted this season and found.it fa
tal. They profited by the lesson and
the results were there for every one
to see. But evidently the North Sid
ers haven't read the signs properly.
John McGraw has signed a new
contract to manage the Giants for
five years, disposing of the probabil
ity that he would direct the White
Sox in 1918. His salary and the stock
allotted him will give him an income
from the club in the neighborhood
Brooklyn 11, Red Sox 2.
Washington 5, Cincinnati 1. '
West Sides 1, Union Giants 0.
McHale 24, Perez 8.
Aquinas 26, Neri 10.
De Soto 36, Barry 21. .
Joliet 6, McDuffs 1.
Harvey 2, Pullman 1.
Corinthians 3, Pullman Pros. 3.
Swed.-Amer. 5, Bricklayers 1.
Cal. Park 8, Chi. Hungarians 0.
Atlas 6, Union 2.
St George 2, Chi. Jewish Club 0.
Lake Forest 6, Columbia 0.
Int. Harvesters 2, Fram 2.
A.- Rodee of Milwaukee knocked
697 pins to take second place in the
singles of the A. B. C. bowling tour
nament at Grand Rapids and took J
third place -in the all-events with,
St. Dominies scored its second
straight win in the finals of the Chi
cago Catholic Indoor league, defeat
ing Nativity, 6 to 3.
M. G. Ketch urn and Hal Gifford
won the all-comers' indoor tennis
doubles championship at the munici
pal pier by defeating' Kinsel and Hol
brook, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-3.
Freddie Anderson of Portland, Ore.,
brother of the famous "Bud" Ander
son, who set the fistic world afire
sqme years ago, has started out to
win the lightweight championship
for the Anderson family.
"Bud" Anderson traveled far in
the pugilistic world. He beat all
comers until h,eran urLasainst Leach
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