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, SPORTING ITEMS ,
Evers and Murphy are at work
on another three-cornered tra.de,
Cincinnati to Chicago to St.
The CUbs chiefs dickered with
iMiller Hugging yesterday for
'Arnold Hauser, the Card short
stop. The players secured from
Cincinnati will be shunted on to
St. Louis in exchange.
Huggins, however, has. no au
thority to close deals without first
consulting Mrs. Britton, and the
wap is up in the air.
Hauser is a good ball player, a
fast fielder and good hitter Best
01 an, ne is young ana a comer,
and for that reason would be a
better man on the West Side thafi
Mike Doolan. ' ,
- Bill Fnel, manager of Colurn
ibus for- three-years, 4ias-been
signed as leader by St. Paul.
Hugh Duffy turned the job down
because the salary didn't suit.
b George Sutton quit the J8.2.
bilh'ar tourney in New York- yes
terday after being beaten byJiar
cy Cline. Sutton claims the sched
ule makers had shown favoritism
to other players. Willie Hoppe
was beaten by Yamada,.the Jap.
v The American yesterday liad a
burning editorial, condemning all
people- - connected- with prize
fights, referring to them as
crooks. Ed Smith, a sporting
writer on that sheet, is one of the
busiest referees in the' country.
iPoor teamwork- -o
The banquet to John Eyers will
e pulled off tonight at the. Hotel
Sherman Several baseballists1 1
now in Milwaukee will come here
for the feed.
Secretary Joe O'Brien of the
New York Giants may be forced
to resign because of ill health.
Connie Mack has sold Pitcher
Covaleskie to Spokanet The twirl
er is a brother of the gent who
pitched for the Phils a few years
ago and beat the Giants out of a
President O'Neill of the West
ern League yesterday released his
entire umpiring staff. He will
sign new men for next season.
Bat Nelson makes another
comeback try tonight when he
meets Art Stewart in a sixround
bout at Hammond.
Tommy Howell was given a
decision over Wildcat Ferns in
ten rounds at Indianapolis. Ferns
was down for the count of ten
Matt Brock and Cal Delaney
furnish entertainment for a
Cleveland fight club tonight. The
two boys are after a fight for the
WHERE HENS LAY
One of the jokes Lewis Carroll,
the author of "Alice in Wonder
land' did not dare publish ac
cording to his biographer, who
found it among his papers, is the
. The schoolmaster asked, 'What
is the meaning of average?" A
schoolboy at once replied, ,j!'The
things .hens. Jay on.
When requested to explain his
answer, the boy said: "I read in
a book that hens lay on an aver
age 200 eggs a year.'" -, r-