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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 13, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 8

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against the whaling White Sox.
Jones has a crippled pitching staff,
which needs time to get in shape.
Yesterday's postponement has been
set over to May. The Sox return to
St Louis May 5 for five scheduled
games with the Brownies, and yes
terday's cancellation means half a
Rowland had his club hard at work
practicing, despite drizzles. This is
to be no year of rest and ease for the
Hose. They- have a shot at the pen
nant and will be driven to the limit.
Those who think the South Siders
will have a parade should wake up.
Jack Barry's Red Sox are out for an
other good season, as their two wins
oyer the Yanks prove. And Cleveland
will be a contender. Detroit has dug
up a couple of good pitchers. To win
the Sox must keep everlastingly
fighting every step of the way.
Giants opened by" swatting Ru
dolph for victory.- Kauff and Burns
'plugged three hits each and Robert
son two.
Fred Toney held Cards to three
hits and Reds are tied for the league
Ehmke, one of Jennings' young
pitchers, held Clevelarfd to seven
hits, but the Tigers couldn't hit Bag
by. Speaker got three hits and Cobb
Tillie Walker made three hits, mak
ing six in two days, as Red Sox won
over, Yanks. -Leonard w2s right.
Washington batted Myers hard,
Foster poling triple and two singles.
Ping Bodie is still hitless.
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Democratic slatemakers in St
Augustine, Fla., today centered their
efforts toward removing Aid. H." D.
Capitain from the chairmanship of
the local transportation committee.
Capitain has made himself obnoxious
to friends of municipal ownership
and other citizens who think he has
a corporation viewpoint.
The Democrats want eight of the
lifteen committee chairmanships bo
cause they have a heay advantage
over the Republicans in the council.
Seven places were decided on yes
terday. They are: Otto Kerner, ju
diciary; John Toman, license; John
Richert, finance; George - Pretzel,
buildings; W. O. Nance, health-; A.
J. Fisher, local industries and H. E.
Littler, harbors. -
If the Democrats are able to un
seat Capitain, who is strongly in
trenched, Eugene .Block or T. J.
Lynch will probably take his place.
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At a conference on non-partisan
elections held yesterday, attended by
representatives of independent or
ganizations and civic clubs in va
rious wards and the city at large, re
solutions were adopted endorsing
the non-partisan muiiicipal election
bills now before the legislature. Mary
McDowell, J". D. Bramhall and others
pointed out that national party lines
had no connection with civic prob
lems. o o '
Because of repeated complaints
that rotten films are "getting by" the
City Hall censorship, a shake-up in
that department was rumored today.
Maor Funkhouser is to confer with
the chief of police late today in re
gard to steps which may be taken to
inject more "pep" into the censors.
Funkhouser said today that he un
derstood the members of the censor
ship board were friendly with agents
for movie companies.
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The police today sought Michael
Jardiner of 2608 Milwaukee av. on a
confidence game charge. Evans
Larsen, contractor at 29 S. LaSalle
st, in getting the warrant, claimed
that in return, for work done on a
96-flat building a- year ago he gave
Jardiner a "naked" title as security.
, Jardiner sold the building, he s?-

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