ALL THE SPORTING
Roger Bresnahan has broken
off negotiations with the St.
Louis Cardinaisior settlement of
his contract squabble and will
take the matter before -the meeting-
of the league board of direc
tors in February.
Charley Murphy and John
Evers yesterday failed in an ef
fort to nail a new pitcher. They
were after Perdue or Tyler of the
Boston 3raves or Knetzer of the
Dodgers. Stallings and' Dahlen
couldn't see Murph with a spy
glass. I never saw a baseball club,
. Some day I hope to see onej
But if owners all, are Charley
I'd rather see than be one.
Jim Archer is the first worry of
Manager Everst The Cub catcher
wants more money to sign next
season. He is entitled to a raise
on last year's showing.
"'Roy Walker, signed as pitcher
by the Cleveland Naps, has been
sentenced to ten years'" imprison
ment in Nashville for assault
with intent to kill. Some .Ameri
can League batters wouldn't care
if Walter Johnson got the same
Bat Nelson bored into "a six
round decision over Teddy Ma
lohey in Philadelphia ISst night.
Frank, Chance denies he has
set $20,000 as his salary with the
New York Yanks. The ex-Cub
said he would sigh no contract
until he had talked the matter
over with those making it That's
enough. He is willing to sign,
GOSSIP IN BRIEF
and the A. L. magnates won't let
a few dollars stand in' the way.
Jim Flynn says he will rest be
fore attempting to recover his
laurels, whatever they are.
Knockout Brown of Chicago
bested "Young" Mahoney in ten
rounds, at Racine. Mahoney
showed flashes, "but the Greek
wore him down. '
Egg of the French team in the
six-day 'so-called race in New
York fell and upset another rider
last night This is his third spill.
And yet people claim it is a good
thing for eggs to come down.
Jimmy Callahan yesterday de
fied he had offered three players
for Joe Jackson, the Cleveland
i holdout "Jackson bats .800 at
home and .010 on the road," said
Joe Thomas, former middle
weight . champion, beat Billy
Grupp in ten rounds in New
York. Grupp was nearly out sev
eral times, Thomas landing at
The big question mark in the
minds of fight fans is the bout
carded for Los Angeles New
Year's afternoon between Al Pal
zer and Luther McCarty, con
queror of Jim Flynn. The winner
will be declared heavyweight
champion of the world, no atten
tion being paid to the claims of
Harry Erbstein, the local scrappy
MqCartVAwill probably be the
favorite because of the easy man
ner in which he overthrew Flynn.
Palzer is a heavier man that Mc
Carty, and will take more wal-
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