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Eddie Collins of the Macks soaked a
Bob Croom held Boston to one hit
for five innings while his mates were
clubbing Leonard. Then .Boston tied
the score with three runs, but Griff's
men batted their way to the lead.
Morgan, Milan and Gandil of Wash
ington led both teams at bat. John
Henry, the young star of the Nation
als, caught his first game of the sea
son. Ray Chapman, the Cleveland
shortstop, smashed two hits, handled
.nine fielding chances and stole three
bases against St. Louis. Blanding
pitched good ball for the Naps, while
Stone and Mitchell were clouted.
Chapman stole third and home in one
-.Pitcher Jasper of Dubuque is a
much-wanted gent. President Mur
phy of the Cubs made the first bid. A
telegram from Comiskey iollowed
qlosely. Manager Rowland of the
Three-Eye League team intends to
hold Jasper until the end of the sea
son. Pete Knisely, released along with
Ed McDonald to Birmingham by the
Cubs yesterday, may not get back to
the minors. Knisely came tothe Cubs
In the Tinker deal -Garry Herrmann
claims there was a verbal agreement
that if Knisely was not wanted he
"was to be returned to the Reds. The
Cincinnati boss conferred with Mur
phy on the matter this morning.
George Rone, the 'third baseman
hero of.the Cubs-Sox world's series,
has been unconditionally released by
The Federal League is not to make
its way unhampered. The American
Association has changed its .schedule
to make Louisville play in Indianap
t oils May 10, he date the Indianapolis
Federal League club will open its sea
son. Magnates of the Federal are
peeved, and may retaliate by invading
the territory of some of the weaker
A A, cities.
Ten years ago Cy Young, then star
twirjer of the Boston RedSoxrand,
Sam Leever, pitcher for the Pirates,
clashed In a series of bitter battles
for the world's championship. Today
these two veterans oppose each other
again Cy as manager of , the Cleve
land club of the new Federal League
and Sam as manager of Covington.
Leever will pitch for his team, but
Cy will direct the work from the
Pratt, who pitched1 this spring for
the University of Alabama, has been
signed by Cincinnati.
Illinois, 5; Northwestern, 2.
Chicago Federals, 14; Princeton, 4.
Purdue, 7; Wisconsin, 4.
Englewood, 15; Morton High, 0.
St. Phillips, 8; Wendell Phillips, 6.
DOCTOR SAYS WAYMAN ASKED
HIM TO KILL HIM IN OPERATION
Dr. W. K. Murray, on the witness
stand, yesterday swore that John B.
W. Wayman, former state's attorney,
had asked him to operate upon him
and, during the course of the opera
tion, kill him, one week before Way
man died from the effect of a self
The testimony of Murray was en
tirely unsuspected, and was bitterly
resented by the associates of the
former state's attorney.
It Was not made less sensational
when Murray testified that Tom Mc
Guire, head of the McGuire detective
agency, had tried, by intimidation, to
prevent him giving the testimony.
Murray apparently tried to avoid
appearing at the inquest on the Way
man death. Four times he was sum
moned to appear, and four times he
failed to appear.
Then, yesterday, Coroner Hoffman
became tired of this, and sent Detec
tive Sergeant Scrivener with orders
to "bring Dr. Murray in by the nape
of the neck."
It is not recorded whether Scriv
ener used this method of getting
Murray before the coroner, but Mur
ray certainly appeared.
-, Murra7 declared that Wayman,
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