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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL
Smith Would Fight Sam Langford
White. Goes South.
Cubs Through Trading for Present
Sox Finish Strong.
Charley White, the local light
weight, left today for Atlanta, where
he is matched to box ten rounds to
a decision Wednesday night with
Frankie Whitney. If White can best
Whitney he will be given a crack at
Phil Brock in the same city next
Billy Walters, ex-sailor, has been
matched to fight Wildcat Ferns Labor
Day. TerreHaute or Akron will get
Packey McFarland will start light
training this week in preparation for
his fall and winter campaign,- a good
part of which will be made in Mil
waukee. Among the lightweights Mc
Farland will find it hard to do much
business, but there are plenty of boys
around 140 and 145 pounds who can
give him an interesting argument. If
the stockyards idol could make the
lightweight limit he could undoubt
edly secure a go with Leach Cross,
or even with Ritchie for the cham
pionship. But Packey is fond of his
arms, anti legs and can't make the
weight unless he cuts a few of 'em
Gunboat Smith, who polished' off
Jim Flynn in New York Friday night,
should be condoled with. The Gun
boat now wants to fight Sam Lang
ford, and negotiations have been
opened with the San Francisco city
officials to secure a permit for the
fight. Smith will have cause to dis
like these officials if they allow the
fight, for Langford will give him the
trimming of his life. The Boston Tar
Baby is as good, if not better, than
Jack Johnson, and none of the pres
ent crop of white puga can stand be
Otis Clymer, secured from the
Cubs at Boston, has been sent back
to Minneapolis of the American As
sociation, whence he came.
Washington, 6; Cleveland. 1.
No other games scheduled.
. Cubs-Philadelphia, rain.
Brooklyn, 3; St. Louis, 0.
New York, 5; Cincinnati, 4.
Only three games scheduled.
Milwaukee, 4; Toledo, 0.
Indianapolis, 3-7; Kansas City, 2-4.
Columbus, 4-7; St. Paul, 3-8.
Louisville, 2-7; Minneapolis; 6-2.
Indianapolis, 5-2; Chicago, 1-0.
Pittsburgh, 4; St. Louis, 1.
Cleveland, 4-8; Kansas City, 2-1.
I Yesterday was the first Sunday
postponement that has befallen
either the Sox or Cubs on. their home
lots this year, and the first time a
game with an Eastern team has had
to be canceled on the West Side since
the season's opening. The magnates
could not ask for a better break In
weather than they nave had this
No more trades are likely to be
made by the Cubs until the team re
turns home, unless Evers disposes
of one outfielder now on the payroU.
This does not mean Wilbur Good,
who was reported sent to Indianap
olis but who left with the Cubs on
the Eastern trip. Evers is carrying
a surplus of outfielders; six, to be
exact. Williams, Leach and Schulte
form the regular outpost squads
Good, .Mffler and Stewart, the youngl
ster who was added last week, deco
rate the bench, Wilbur doing a little
pinch hitting now and then. It may
be treason to say.it, but right field
is the only place where one of this
trio has a chance to break in now.
Williams is clouting at a terrific clip.