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BAYS CHANCE IS FREE TO SIGN WHERE HE WANTS TO
President Lvnch of the Nation
al League announced today that
Chance was a free agent and his
release would be announced dn' a
later National League bulletin.
Lynch Says he has received notice
from Garry Herrmann that the
ex-Cub is free to sign where he
President Comiskey of the Sox
plans a double-deck stand on the
new property he has secured on
jWentworth av. side of his park
that will make the total seating
Charley Murphy is in Cincy
seeking to pull off -a trade for
pitchers. Huggins of the Cards,
McGraw of the Giants and Tinker
and Herrmann of the Reds were
buttorfholed. He is hotafter Slim
SallCards' lathlike left-hander.
JohnRinelli, Baltimore pugilist
known as "Billy Smith," was shot
and killed last night by W. H.
Jubb, foriher fight promoter, in
quarrel over a woman.
Packey McFarland says he
will never fight in the vicinity of
Chicago again. Why "again"?
Packey claims he is always criti
cised, no matter what the outcome
of his lbcal bouts, and fans do not
give him credit for his ability.
A lot Packey cares ab)tit credit.
What he wants is the hard cash.
Let him show his sincerity by
fighting A,d Wolgast or Jack
At last we have discovered
that Mordecai Brown belongs to
Louisville. Jack Hayden, mana
ger of the Colonels, says he will
;trade Brown to Joe Tinker if the
new Red manager will give a
good man in return.
Jess Willard, sometime "cow
boy," now "white hoping" for a
living, is in Chicago, talking
much about his ability. He wants
a match with the winner of the
Palzer-McCarty fight. Willard
has just finished a successful cam
paign against second-raters in the
East. According to Willard,
neither McCarty or Palzer could
beat a carpet.
Promoters of the Kenosha club
are trying to bill a Knockout
Brown-Eddie McGoorty match,
to be pulled off just after the hol
idays. There was hope in Chica
go pickpocket circles today that
the bout could be arranged.
Johnny Coulon, bantam champ,
may fight Chas. Ledoux, French
man, in Monte Carlo. When Le
doux was in this cduntry he was
soft for the Eastern mitt artists.
Joe Sabay, a New York middle
weight, has been barred by the
boxing commission because he
bit Pete Collins when the latter
was getting the best of their mill.
THEN TOO LATE
"My dear boy," said Enpeck,
who happened to be in a confiden
tial mood, "you will never know
whafrreal happiness is until you
"You don't mean it!" exclaimed
Singleton, astonished at such a
remark from suth an unexpected
"It's a fact," rejoined Enpeck,
"but then it will be too late for
you to appreciate it"
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