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ner will probably be 'given a chance
at Joe Rive'rs when he returns from
s the east Rivers already holds one
knockout over Brown in ten rounds.
Jersey City beat Franks-Chance's.
Yanks in" the first of a series of prac
tice games in Bermuda yesterday:
Chance's pitchers performed well,,
but his infield lacked class without
Christy Mathewson is . slated to
pitch his first game of the year
against Austin Tex., league team, this
afternoon, in ihe next few games
' McGraw will make his decision as tx
whether Fletcher or Shafer is to' be"
the regular Giant shortstop. 1
' Manager Birmingham of Cleveland
used 18 players to defe'at Toledo, "7
to 3, at Pensacola, Fla. Birmy was
stuck on the pitching of Nick Cullop,
his new southpaw. '
Two University of Minnesota stu
dents have been suspended for three
years for scalping tickets in the Minnesota-Chicago
football - game last
fall. . ? - '
Garry Herrmann and Ban Johnson
can learn something from the Minne
The University of Wisconsin has
under consideration the erection .of
a million-dollar stadium at Madison.
Plans will -be discussed at the alumni
meeting in Chicago 'tonight.
Joe Jeannette, negro heavyweight .
has been matched tomeet Jack Reed
in a ten-round go at Long Island,
City Monday night.
Roger Bresnahan's hand is seen' in
the rumored trade of four Cub play
ers for Pitcher Bob Harmon, of the
St. Louis Cards. Ever since Bresna
han came to the,Cubs,Evers and Mur
phy have been 'dickering for a Car
dinal pitcher. Bresnahan wanted
them to secure Slini Sallee, but Miller
Huggins couldn?t see how he would
benefit by-letting his star left-hander
go. Harmon was the second choice.
If Harmon comes to the" Cubs Lefty
Leifield, Jimmy Sheckard, Dick Cot
ter or Mike Heckinger and another
outfielder, will be sent to St, Louis
in exchange. The trade will benefit
both teams. Evers is in a bad way
for effective bitchers, and Huggins
is shy good outfield material'. '
Danny Claire, a Western League
ball player, has been sentenced to
three years in the federal peniten
tiary at Leavenworth for white slav
ery. He was convicted in Grand Ra
YESTERDAY'S STORM DAMAGE
, AND DEATHS IN BrTeF f
, Cheyenne, '.Wyo. Two TJnion Pa
cific trains tied up. Storm and flood.
One" at Kimball, Neb., and one at
Lodge Pole, Neb. Snowfall makes it
impossible for passengers to leave
. Baltimore, 0. J. L. Sampson, Chi
cago, killed by lightning while riding,
horse through storm. Horse also
Nashville, Tenn. N. C. & StL.
Ry. passenger train lost on Duck
river branch, near Lexington, Tenn.
Believed T)lown from track and de
stroyed ..by cyclone.
Nashville, Tenn. Roof of railroad
station at Pleasant-Grove blown off
while half a- dozen persons looked
on. 'No one hurt.
Nashville, Tenn. 8 killed, 5 injur
ed in storm.
New Orleans. Estimates of prop
erty damage from storms place loss
at nearly $4,000,000.
Sheboygan, Wis. $100,00.0 dam
age, done when ice in Sheboygan
river went out.
Sheboyganr Wis. About 50 sailing
vessels and- steamers anchored in
river here were carried downstream
half a mile, dashed against each oth
er and so badly damaged they will
ave to be rebuilt. Flood rapidly go
Peoria, III. Evangelical church
wrecked by storm. Tall steeple col-
lapsed as the congregation was leav
ing. Fell directly in front of "door.
No one injured.
Peoria, 111. Not a house left stand-