The rumor factory turned its
attention to the South Side yes
terday and ground out a dream
for the White Sox.
According to this vision, Buck
,0'Brien, the Red Sox twirler, is
) to become the property of Com
iskey. Friction -in the Boston
team is given as the reason for the
The reported fight between
Wood and O'Brien during the
world's series caused this fric
tion. That is slim hope for get
ting O'Brien, but the White Sox
would look -mighty good with
him in the lineup. Eddie Ci
cotte was another pitcher- who"
was pursued by a jinx in Boston,
but was a success here.
Hallowe'en has gone, and the
Cub gra.nds.tand and other shacks
are still standing on the West
Comiskey brought his party of
baseball huntsmen home from
Camp Jerome yesterday.
Jimmy Archer is a candidate
for the holdout club. The Cub
catcher had the. best year of his
career last season, batting over
.300, and is entitled to a salary
boost. He may get it without a
fight if Murphy is in a trance
when it comes time to send out
The-Central League, a12-club
circuit, hasbeen split into two
, leagues of six teams each. The
eastern end of the old circuit will
retain the Central name, the
western half being called the Interstate.
- Roger Bresnahan has been offi
cially notified of "his release as
manager of the St. Louis Cardi
nals. He. will become a free
agent Nov. 7, unless some Na
tional League club puts in a claim
for him. Roger will take his con
tract fight to the courts.
Wolgast's last chance of crawl
ing out of his match with Joe
Mandot was killed last night
when Ed Smith of Chicago was
selected to referee the New Or
Bert Stanley of Racine, and
Willie Schaefer of Chicago,
fought a draw at Racine last
The mighty have fallen The
Cincinnati boxing commission
will have a physician examine
Bat Nelson to determine if he is
too weak to go on with Tommy
Gary Nov. 11.
Julius Krulewich beat Charles
Warren, of Boston, ,50 to 39 in the
opening game of the national
three-cushion billiard league last
Yale has canceled the Colgate
game for Saturday and suspend
ed practice out of respect to Theo
dore Yorky the football guard
died Wednesday night
The main gridiron game of the
'Conference schedule is that be
tween Wisconsin and Chicago at
Madison. The Badgers are the
favorites, as Stagg declares he is
not satisfied with the showjng of
Tomorrow's big football games
Harvard vs. Princeton, Penn.
State vs. Pennsylvania, Army vs.
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