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There was nothing in Charley
Murphy's stocking but "the hole
through which Chance and Tink-"
Joe Rivers, the Mexican light
weight who whipped JoeMandot,
is in Chicago on his way to New
York. Riyers'has several matches
arranged for next month in New
York. He is after Jack Britton,
Harlem Tommy Murphy and
No clubs are falling over them
selves to stage the McGoorty-K.
O. Brown match. Both men have
agreed on terms for a ten-round
bout. Club matchmakers- want a
better opponent for McGoorty
Wendell Phillips High School
was defeated by the Bois.e, Idaho,
eleven, -6 to 0. The Chicagoans
had the ball on Boise's 5-yard line
three times, but were unable to
cross the goal line.
John E. (Keckie) Moll, ex
Wisconsin football star, one of
the best quarterbacks of the .past
few years, died in Madison, Wis.,
yesterday of typhoid fever. Moll
coached the Purdue football team
the latter part of the season.
' A match between Eddie Mc
Goorty and Jimmy Clabby will
be the lever ued tP pry off the
boxing lid in Milwaukee next
month. Boxing has been prohib
ited since two years ago, when
the Wolgast-MacFarland bout
Mike Donlin, secured bjr Phila
delphia from Pittsburgh over the
waiver route, is not strong for his
new berth. Reports from Philly
are that Donlin may be made
manager to succeed Red Dooih if
William Locke is elected presi
dent of the club.
Jack Britton knocked out Tom
my O'Keefe in tHe second round
at Philadelphia, O'Keefe was a
punching bag for Britton while
the bout lasted.
Betting on the Palzer-McCarty
fight in Los Angeles New Year's
day has flopped, and the Iowa
heavyweight is now a IO-to-9
favorite. Both men are laboring
hard in their training camps and
are in first-class condition.
Fans today cf edit Joe Coster o
Brooklyn N. Y., with a rare dem
onstration of grit. He stood up
against Louie DePonthieu, the
Frenchman, at Youngst'own, O.,
yesterday for nine rounds after
bout should have lieen stopped.
The Frenchman won decisively.
Cofcter showed distress at the end
of each round after the third, but
garhely held on.
Not So Awful.
Swell Yes, sir, 1 make all my
money "by the sweating system
by making the other fellows do
the sweating while 1 rake'in the
Friend I should be ashamed
to acknowledge it if I-were you.
Swell Why, there's no harm '
in being the proprietor of a Turk
ish hath, is there? '
Prof. Louis Blanks testimony
that there are seven students in
New York high schools who
can't add 1 and 1 ought to make
N. Y.-educators sing'low