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night. The score is now : Slosson,
800; Yamada, 714.
Jimmy Clabby planted his right
on the jaw of Ray Parker in the
second round of their fight at
Fond Du Lac, and Ray went to
' sleep for a minute. Parker failed
to land a clean blow in the two
Duke Farrell, veteran catcher,
has been signed by Red Sox to
coach recruit pitchers.
President McAleer of Boston
denied rumor that Joe Wood and
Buck O'Brien would train with
Luther McCarty. The Red Sox
boss says there will be no more
prizefighting among his pitchers.
Jack Warhop, Yankee pitcher,
has sent in his signed contract.
The little heaver gets a salary
Partial arrangements have
been made for a fight between
Jess Willard and Gunboat Smith
in San Francisco, Feb. 12. Both
men want a crack at Luther Mc
Carty for the heavyweight title,
and their "elimination bout"
should prove a hummer. If the
match is pulled off Willard has
the best chance.
If Ad Wolgast will reconsider
his decision not to fight 20-round
bouts he can take on Harlem
Tommy Murphy in Daly City,
Cal., Feb. 22. Murphy is a big
card on theoast since he defeat
ed Frankie Burns New Year's.
The National Baseball Com
mission will hold its annual meet
ing here Tan. 16. Cincinnati has
been the meeting place of the
baseball court of last resort in the
past, but the illness of Ban John
son and the probability that he
would be unable to go to Redland
for two weeks caused the change.
The Wisconsin-Illinois League
has adopted the $150-a-month
players' limit. The circuit will
probably remain the same.
Jess Westergard defeated Hen
ry Ordeman two falls to one in a
wrestling match at Minneapolis
last night. After the bout Wes
tergard claimed the champion
ship. Frank Gotch, who acted as
referee, managed to conceal his
The Garfield Park Winter
Driving Club will organize for
the season Friday. The first meet
will be held on the Douglas boul
evard ice course Saturday.
A well-known doctor and a cer
tain minister are great friends,
but they dearly love a joke at
each other's expense.
The latter once delivered a
series of lectures and one of them
on Palestine was not interest
ing enough to please the audience,
which gradually withdrew before
its conclusion. Not long after
ward the minister's house was en
tered by a burglar. He gave a
graphic account of the affair to
his friend, the doctor, and ended
by saying :
"I had him on the flat of his
back. I held him so that he could
not move an inch."
"Good!" exclaimed the other.
"But, my dear sir, what a splen
did opportunity that was to have
delivered to him your lecture on