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done better with stronger support Danforth was an excellent pitcher during the latter stages. Without Reb Russell that Sox curving corps is just an average combination. Jack Fournier, Tex Jourdan and Mel Wolfgang were sent home from St Louis. The rest of the team goes to Detroit tonight for a four-game set. Tigers and Sox are playing much the sam brand of ball, attack ing vigorously behind average pitch ing. Jennings has strengthened his box division somewhat, but the Hose still have en edge there-. Steele outpitched Mitchell and the Cards beat the Reds. Errors were plentiful because of cold weather. 'Fred Fulton has broken with his manager of a year, Frank Force, and it is believed he will go back under the direction of Mike Collins. Force made for Fulton the match with Carl Morris, in which the Rochester man was disastrously defeated. Johnny Stecrak, covering two and a half miles on a bicycle against one mile by Dan O'Leary on' foot, beat the veteran pedestrian by 25 yards at Whiting, Ind. They will race again tonight. Illinois A. C. swimmers assured themselves of the National A. A. U. water championship by defeating the New York A. C. water polo team, 5 to 3, in the I. A. C. tank. Two more events are on the schedule, but N. Y. " A. C. is not entered. The point score now is 39 for the locals and 33 for the Gothamites. Hebner and McGil livray were the local stars. Frank Taberski retained the pocket billiard title in a cue match at Akron, defeating Bennie Allen of Kansas City, 450 to 448. Allen faced a'han dicap of 58 balls when the final block started. Wtih two to gojfor victory he missed an easy shot and Taberski ran out. Miscellaneous Scores Evanston 7, Morton 1. McKinley High 10, St. Patrick 2. De Paul 6, Senn 3. Illinois 5, Notre Dame 1. RAGEN A. C. TO HOLD ANNUAL SPRING DANCE TONIGHT The Ragen Athletic club, one of the largest athletic organizations in the city, have secured the Seventh Regiment armory, 34th st. and Went worth av., for its annual spring dance, which will be held tonight Although this organization, at the present time, is rather handicapped, due to a large portion of its members enlisting in the army and navy, they are still of the opinion that the crowd at the Seventh Regiment armory will surpass all former records. The armory is centrally located and can be reached from all parts of the city, either by surface lines or elevated road, has a magnificent dancing floor, as well as -voluminous ' dancing space and seating capacity, and, taking all these inviting features into consideration, a very pleasant and joyous evening can be had at the Ragen's spring dance. o o WILMETTE FIGHTS RAILROAD There will be a little scrap pulled" off in Wilmette before Sammy In sull's Chicago, North Shore & Mil waukee railroad gets a new fran chise. But the road will probably v get it, however. Mrs.O. R. Smith appeared before a meeting of the Wilmette Women's club and told how her son had been killed by an Oak Park elevated train because proper safety precautions ' had not been taken. She told the women that the Wilmette council was intending to give the North Shore & Milwaukee road a franchise which got no agreement to install better safety devices. Other speakers declared that un der the proposed franchise the road could turn into affreight carrier. o o Washington. At request of Sam'l Gompers, Lloyd George will send two labor leaders to join British commission coming to Washington for war" conference.