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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 02, 1912, Image 13

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SPORTING ITEMS
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Gov. Denrien is given credit for
protecting the game birds of Illi
nois. This does not include Charles
iWebb Murphy. Charles is a .bird,"
but he s not game.
Horace Fogel says he is one of
the bosses of President Lynchy
and defies an employe to fire his
boss. This Is a bad ' year for
bosses.
According to his managers, one
of Lewis Rinaker'sr chief qualifi
cations recommending him as
state's attorney is that he broke
the 100-yard record while in col
lege. Lewis will hardly break any
running records Tuesday.
The Navy' called off today's
game with Western Reserve in
respect to the memory of Vice
President Sherman. In a practice
game yesterday the middies beat
the Ohians 7 to 0.
The Sox train will leave for the
Spring trip Feb. 20, practice
starting a week later at Paso
Robles, Cal. Comiskey claims the
new camp is the best ever selected
by the Soxv
John Evers, new manager of
the Cubs, will be given a banquet
by Chicago business men Nov. 10.
Joe Tinker had a conference
with Garry Herrmann of the
Reds yesterday and the .question
of salary was arranged. The di
rectors voted to pay Joe a large
slice of coin.
.AH that is -.needed to make
Tinker a full-fledged Red -is the.
little problem of a trade.
Just when things were going
fine Charley Dooin butted in with'
the statement that Doolan would
not be sent to the Cubs unless the
Quakers secured Cheney and
Tinker. Fogel would agree to
give the Cubs anything they
asked.
In the light of past arguments,
Dooin bas it on Fogel (when it
comes to making trades. He
forced Fogel to back down when
he made the big trade with Cin
cinnati, and its outcome justified
his judgment.
There is a well-founded opin
ion, however, that Charley Taft
is the gink who has the real say
in anything involving the Chi
cago and Philadelphia clubs.
Packy McFarland says he will
quit the ring New Year's. He
adds that before he retires he
would like to meet Ad Wolgast,
Nelson and Britton. The latter
part of his statement makes us
doubt the first?
Packey will retire when a
blight falls on the lemon crop and
the bugs quit giving money to see
boxing matches.
Barney Dreyfuss is the latest
baseball boss to get a strangle,
hold on the pipe. He has a vision
of Frank Chance playing first
and Bresnahan behind the bat for
the Pirates.
Dick Kinsella has quit as scout
of the St. Louis Cards.
Fred Sayles beat Charles War
ren of Boston, 50 to 44, in the na
tional three-cushion billiard
league;
Bat Nelson wheeled his type
writer, into line yesterday, and
after a good deal of in-fighting

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