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WHAT'LL THEY DO TO CHARLIE MURPHY ON NOV. 25?
"What happened to Murphy?"
threatens to become as popular a
saying as "Who hit Billy Patterson?"
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'A deep-rooted suspicion exists
that after November 26 what hap
pened to Murphy will make Na
tional league fans chortle.
For on this date the .National
league convenes to investigate
charges made by Hbrace Fogel,
involving President Lynch of the
Fogel is president of the Phil-
adelphia club. v
Murphy is president of the Chi
C. P. Taft, of Cincinnati, the
president's brother, is backer of
Taft bought the Phillies at
Murphy's suggestion -and Mur
phy appointed Fogel president,
thereby fostering syndicate baser
ball. A letter, carrying the alleged
signature-of Fogel, appeared in a
Chicago newspaper, charging
President Lynch with helping the
Giants win the 1912 pennant by
assigning certain umpires to the
Fogel-has denied-that he wrote
the letter, but he tried to recover
the original nevertheless without
Who is the mysterious author?
Some profess to see the fea
tures of C. W.-Murphy-through
the veil of mystery, surrounding
As Fogel is Murphy's hired
man, it is suggested he might
'have signed the' letter to hold his
Lynch is"after,Murphyis hide.
HeAvants 'it-at"headquarte'rs as a
warning-to magnates having the
Lynch knows Fogel is the goat
and will not be content with the