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"Some nut has tried to stir up
excitement' by declaring the
, Western League will become an
outlaw and invade Chicago. The
dream contemplates an organiza
tion of A. A. cities and the east
ern half of the Western circuit.
President O'Neill of the 'Western
says it is bunk.
According to wild rumor, the
Cubs are trying to frame a trade
whereby Joe Tinker will go to
the Boston Nationals in exchange
for 'Bill Sweeney, the slugging
second baseman of the Braves. If
the deal is put through Evers
would probably mbve to short.
Boxing activities reopen in
Kenosha tonight with'a 10-round
bout between Charley White and
-Joe Jackson, star outfielder of
Naps, is latest holdout. Wants
$1,000 more than President Som
ers has, offered..
Jack McCarron, an unknown,,
trimmed Mike Gibtons, to a fin
ish in six rounds at Philadelphia
, Johnny Coulon, bantam champ,
fought a ten-round draw with
Charles Goldman in New York.
Willie Hoppe defeated Ora
Mprningstar in the 18.2 interna
tional billiard championship
tourney, gaining a clear claim to
the title. t.r
Charley Murphy still says that
Joe Tinker is in statu quo. Joe is
undecided as to the meaning of
the phrase, but thinks it means
Ad Wolgast says he is going 1
aftter the welterweight belt after
his fight with Willie Ritchie. A
couple of welterweight belts from
Mike Gibbons or Eddie McGoor
ty would -change Ad's opinion of
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"Somethin' got fifteen o' Newt
Horsblock's chickens t'other
night, right under his nose."
"What ye reckon done it, Si?"
"A. skunk, I 'low."
"Well, then, it must 'a' been
while Newt was holdin' his nose."
Butchers jn Germany are serv
ing dog meat., Germany has high
tariff against meat and also a
meat trust -Beef for the 5 'per
cent; dogforthe 95.
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"Why do you always insist on
talking'about the weather to your
"You wouldn't have me talk
anything so exciting as politics
to a man who is handling a razor,,
would you I"