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transition from the tropics to the
,The team is in excellent condition.
Reb Russell's kinky arm is the only
liability and the left-hander was able
to pitch a good game a couple of
days ago. From now until April 11
. the only task will be to put on a few
finishing touches and keep the men
rom breaking any limbs.
Liebold has temporarily displaced
Eldred in right field and is making
every effort to stick. He contrib
uted a hit yesterday off a good south
paw, pitcher. Played regularly, the
little fellow would have confidence.
He' is aggressive and competent .
In the practice games Eddie Ci
cotte has been making a vigorous bid
for a regular pitching berth and is at
least assured of the job of first res
cuer. All of Eddie's shoots have been
breaking deceptively and he was al
'ways strong on control. In addition
to these attributes, Cicotte possesses
a colossal nerve and a wise head.
These should be qualifications
enough for any one pitcher.
Ted Jourdan, first baseman, is to
be shifted to the second team, where
he will work regularly with Kid Glea
son's squad. This means the West
ern leaguer will be first relief to
Chick Gandil in case the latter is out
of the game. Jourdan has hit con
sistently when used and his fielding
is improving. He can learn a lot with
Finals in the eighth annual inter
scholastic swimming and track -meet
will be held tonight at Northwestern
Univ. Preliminaries were held In
several events yesterday, both on
" land and water and excellent time
was made by the entries. Culver Mil
itary academy qualified men in sev
en of the nine events and looms as
the probable winner tonight. Kou
novsky of La Grange is favored as
individual point winner, having qual
ified in the shot put, 60-yard low hur
dles, 60-yard high hurdles and 60
Univ. of Chicago captured junior-1
meet in Central A. A. U. champion
ship track and field meet at the Sec
ond Regiment armory last night
The Maroons scored 38 points, Chi
cago A. A. 31 and Illinois A. C. 18.
Joe Irish of Cherry Circle was indi
vidual star, winning the 50-yard
dash and finishing second in the high
jump. The Midway people won five
firsts and three seconds. '
bonald Colby of Harrison Tech is
above the prep school age limit for
track and field competition, which
eliminated his team from consider
ation for the junior title. As Austin
had also been put out for age rule
violations, Lake View takes first po
sition. In the senior division Senn-,
in second place, has protested Baker
of Hyde Park, the winning team.
Johnny Coulon and Frankie Mason
battle ten rounds to a draw at Fort
Wayne. Coulon was the aggressor
in the early part of the fight, but
tired and was hanging on repeatedly
in the last two rounds.
'Bob Cannefax, St Louis, defeated
John Mo6re, 50 to 38, in a game of
the Interstate Three-Cushion Billiard
league at Mussey's.
Bowen lightweight basketballers
defeated Calumet, 21 to 1. Medill
bantams forfeited to Tilden.
Red Sox 10, Brooklyn 4.
Boston Braves 3, Yankees 1.
Cincinnati 5, Washington 4.
" Detroit 4, Giants 1.
BOSTON STORE EMPLOYE
SUICIDES AFTER ARREST
Fear of persecution after his arrest
for stealing $5 worth of merchandise
from the Boston Store, where he
worked as a floorwalker, is believed
to have caused Wm. Collins of 5604
S. Aberdeen to suicide last night in
his cell at the detective bureau.
Collins took poison a short time
after he was taken into custody
when the Boston Store spy service
accused him of picking up small art
tfcles, from, the stgre, counters,