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BITS OF SPORT
Eyers has managed tp pull a
trade for the "Cubs. Tom Dow
ney, utility infielder, "has been,
sent to Sacramento in exchange
for, EdHe McDonald.
McDonald isa third baseman,
and was with Boston Nationals
most of last year. He batted -261.
Tinker's fate depends on Cin
cinnati, directprs. If Red bosses
will send Knisely, Mitchell,
Phelan and an unknown here they
can have Tinker. - Knise;ly is a
youner outfielder, and one of the
comers of the leagup. His bat-
img at ciose 01 lasttyear was ter
rific. , , ,
k Horace Fogel has asked Qther
magnates tp-"pqstp,bhe hearing of
his case, set for NbV26;-as he has
a chance to. sell the Phillies and
fears the hearing would crab the
deal. Fogel's .request "will prob
ably be granted. If he sells the
team there wjll be no need for a
hearing, and the National League
will escape from a dirty mess.
Roger Bresnahan has been of
fered berths with Cincinnati,
Pittsburgh and Brooklyn. Ex
Card boss will hold off until after
meeting of the National League,
when he will put his -kick against
St. Louis management ftp" to
- Tatch betweenj Billy Papkeand
Frank Klaus, scne"duledfor Dec.
4 in PariSj,has beendeclared off.
Klaus wanted more" money than
would be taken in at the gate.
Eddie Morgan, bantam champ
of England, and Johnny Kilbane,
holder of American feather title,
have signed articles for 20-round
bout for world s title, frodabiy
will be pulled off in Los Angeles
Bombardier Wells, English
heavyweight, will reach U. S. in
a couple of weeks in search of
fights. Offers to, meet any one,
but wants a $5,000 guarantee.
Miss "Bessie Smith of Pitts
burgh today denied she was en
gaged to Hans Wagner, Pirate
shortstop. As is usual in such
cases, Miss Smith is said to be a
beautiful rich society girl.
Pan Johnson is willing to sign
Mardecai Brown as member of
American League umpiring staff
if Lub pitcher can ftnd out wno
he belongs to. Murphy says
Brownie belongs to Louisville.
Louisville says crown is not on
it reserve list
Johnson needs umpires. Has
three vacancies to fill, and must
have an' extra man.
George Memsic, one of the
greatest lightweights of his time,
and the man who gave Joe Gans
the hardest fight of his life, was
.arretted as a vagrant in Los An
geles yesterday. He had a nickel
in his. pocket. Memsic admitted
he was all in as a hghter. ile is
a physical wreck.
Los Angeles girl travels clear
to New York just so as to get
married in the Little Church
Around the Corner. But that's
nothing.' Some Los Angeles' girls
are perfectly justified in traveling
clear around the world to get
married in any old church around