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haps you do not know that Mr.
Bartzen is not runnings either
Cook county or the City of Chi
cago?" "Well, I don't know anything
about that, judge. But McGov
ern said it would be all right, and
that he'd send some one up to see'
Mr. Lincoln Webh seemed cer
tain that if Bartzen had ordered
the sun Tio't to rise, it would hap
pen that way the next day
Judge Gemmill finally con
tinued the case for one week to
allow an investigation to be made
into the life, activities and pol
itics of Lincoln.
BITS OF SPO&T
At last we know what ails
Charles Murphy. It's, spissitude.
p.Spissitude means gumminess.
At gamming up a ball team
Charles is a regular Le Page kid.
The death of John T. Brush,
president of the New York
Giants, yesterday, has caused a
postponement of the Fogel hear
ing, scheduled for today. The
National league will mee and
then adjourn indefinitely out of
respect to the dead magnate.
With this as an excuse, it is
probable the charges against
Fogel will never be brought to
trial. The Philly president was
ready today to defend" himself
against the allegations that he
said the National leagueTace was
fixed for the Giants to win.
Lynch was said to have an origi
nal letter written by Fogel, in
which the charges were made.
Even though Fogel did make such
Statements, it is not Jhkely he
would have heen punished "by any
thing more terrible than a slap on
It would have required seven
votes to expel him from the
league. Horace, heing a business
gent, would not vote against
himself. Charley Murphy is an
other who would not vote his bal
lot against Fogel. He might have
received, a reprimand The' post
ponement offers a fine chance for
al to escape with whatever honor
there fs left in the National
Chance is severing the last tie
that bound him to Chicago. His
furniture is heing shipped from
his Ravenswood home to Califor
niarand it is believed the ex-Cub
has sold his residence.
Kenosha is buzzing like a reg
ular boxing center. Charlie White
and Pal Moore will probably be
brought together within two
weeks, and pjans are on for
clashes in the Wisconsin burg be
tween Knopkout Brown and Jim
my Clabby or. Cyclone Johnny
Thompson. The match between
Eddie Murphy and Jack Britton
has been canceled.
Johnny Kilbane and Eddie
Morgan will meet in Los Angeles
New Year's day for the feather
weight title. Originally the bout
,was slated fqr Christmas day.
Knockout Brown of New York
and Phil Brock hook up for 12
rounds in Cleveland tonight, with
a match with Ad Wolgast a plum
for the winner.
Norgren, halfback of the Uni