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BITS OF SPORT
Negro prizefighter, whose name
is never mentioned in this column
any more, may win championship
of Leavenworth penitentiary.
Comiskey is now planning to
take White Sox to Australia at
close of next season. If he could
take Murphy and Fogel along
and lose them he would do the
game a lasting good.
Commy proposes to leave at
close of the season, play 32 days
in the Antipodes, returning to
California in March. After three
weeks' training in Los Angeles
Sox will return to South Side to
open 1914 season.
Frank Farrell of the Yanks
positively denies he has offered
Frank Chdnce $18,000 .a year to
manage his team, and intimates
he has his director picked.
Mrs. Helen Hathaway Britton,
owner of the St. Louis Cards, yes
terday admited that when Roger
Bresnahan was deposed -as mana
ger a settlement wag offered him.
Roger turned it down and the
owners are now awaiting a coun
ter proposition from the ex-manager.
In the meantime Bresnahan
says he will consider no offers to
manage other teams as it might
hurt his chances of settling with
the Cards. ,
Murphy, on his return from
Cincinnati, denied the deal in
volving Tinker was off. It isn't
off if Garry Herrmann will give
the Cubs all of his best placers
and a share of the gate receipts.
Luther McCarthy, one of the
horde of white hopes, went
through our hamlet yesterday.
Luther is on his way to the coast,
where he meets Flynn Dec. 10.
Hannes Kohlemainen,the Finn
distance runner, runs his first in
door race at New York tonight.
The Olympic champion has never
performed on a hard track before.
Eddie McGoorty has arrived in
New York to start training for
his ten-round bout with Mike
Gibbons Dec. 3.
Joe Mandot, who shaded Ad
Wolgast at New Orleans recent
ly, is on his way to Los Angeles
to meet Joe Rivers Thanksgiving
day. Mandot walloped Rivers on
the coast Labor day.
Cupid Childs, the old-time ball
player,, died, in a BaltimSre hos
pital yesterday1. During his big
league career he, played with, the
Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati
and Philadelphia teams.
There is no truth in the report
that Charles Murphy will go to
Rome to take a slant at the ruins
of th.e Coliseum before planning
a Cub grandstand.
Judge Kenesaw Mountain Lan
dis is the best "white hope" we
have seen for some time. The
judge has a punch. The only pe
culiarity about his style is that he
doesn't "put 'em out"; he puts
A cldckwork. machine that re
volves a searchlight and fires
blank cartridges at regular inter
vals, is the invention of a Wyom
ing man who counts on it to keep
the wolves and bears from both-,
ering his stock.