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Sox third baseman did not sign.
No trouble is expected.
New York has sent out a trade
rumor that is big stuff. McGraw
is after Lefty Tyler of the Bos
ton Braves, and is willing to go
the limit to get him. Muggsy is
said to be willing to use Wiltse,
Ames and Crandall, pitchers; De
vore, Snodgrass and McCormick,
outfielders, and Groh and Stock,
infielders, as part of the deal. It
sonnds big, but that is McGraw's
way of doing things. When he
won a world's pennant in 1905 he
spread the impression that he was
a nut by disposing of most of the
men who turned the trick, but it
worked out right.
Frank Snyder tossed up the
sponge in the fifth round of his
go with Pal Brown, at Superior,
Tommy Murphy shaded Eddie
Nearing in a semi-private subur
ban bout last night. Murphy's
most effective punch was a right
Now comes a report from
'Frisco that Ad Wolgast and
Tom Jones have re-established
relations, and the human phono
graph will again manage the for
mer lightweight champion. Evi
dently Jones hasn't lost his voice.
Wolgast began training for his
bout with Harlem Tommy Mur
The Wells-McCarty fight is re
ported off: It was never "on." The
Briton will be matched with Gun
boat Smith March 7 or 17.
Cleveland and the Red Sox
have a trade on, by which Nuna
maker would go to the Naps for
Infielder Peckinpaugh. The Red
Sox catcher is now in Cleveland.
Chicago slipped to second place
in the national three-cushion bil
liard competition when Denton of
Kansas City trimmed Stanley
Kandul, 50 to 33. St. Louis is in
Tom O'Rourke, manager of Al
Palzer, was awarded $250 dam
ages against Boxing, a London
sporting paper, which alleged he
had been mixed up in fake fights.
The proposed McFarland-Brit-ton
boat was formally called off
today from New York. McFar
land says he has an offer of $10,
000 to meet Freddie Welsh in
London within the next few
months. Packey also has a cold.
He could have gotten $10,000 for
his match with Britton. This is
just another case of Packey duck
ing out of a fight with the North
Sider. His cold is in his feet.
WHAT THE COUNCIL DID
Delay of at least two weeks
forced on garbage reduction con
tract. Charter resolution passed and
committee appointed to plan con
vention. Mayor Harrison urges state t
law with severe punishment for ;
carrying concealed weapons.
Better fire protection urged for
"world's fair hotel" district.
Bill recommended to legisla
ture empowering cities to pro-,
hibit fortune telling.
No action taken on majority
and minority reports on Home '