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league as a result of the adoption of
the committee's report that the
Giants should share 25 per cent of
the 1912 world's series receipts. How
ever, it is understood the Giants will
file protest against the payment of
about $20,000, one-quarter of the
club's money in the series played this
New York was still choked with
baseball folks today. Hughey Jen
nings showed up during the day. C.
Webb Murphy did not appear ,until
late in the afternoon. He spread con
versation all over the place.
How this this sound: Ownie Bush,
Charles Bauman and eGorge Dauss,
Federal League ballplayers. It doesn't
listen very well for Detroit What
the deuce would the Tigers do with
out the crack first baseman, the star
shortstop and the popular pitcher.
But it hasn't come to pass yet The
Indianapolis Federal League are just
dickering with the three men. The
trio live in Indianapolis and the Fed
eral bunch think they would be a
great drawing card.
Charles Herzog, the Giants' third
baseman, wants to manage the Cin
cinnati Reds. He held a short con
ference with Secretary Stevens of the
Reds. Nothing definite was done, ac
cording to Charley.
Blaine Snyder has signed to play
with the Spokane club of the North
western League. He formerlyiplay
ed in the International League.
Which shall go, Denver or Wichita?
That's the question in the Western
League. After the possibility of a
switch in the league circuit for 1914
was admitted, the Wichita Beacon de
cided that Denver was the city to be
dropped and not Wichita.
"It looks like efforts are being
made to shove Wichita out of the
Western League," says the Beacon.
"Why not pick on Denver? Wichita
is handicapped by location, but not
so much as Denver."
The Illinois Athletic Club has
scheduled the first three Central A.
A. U. swimming championships
I awarded to that club for Jan. 8. Other
events are divided between the I. A.
C. and the Chicago Athletic Ass'n.
Northwestern University aquatic
season opens Dec. 19, at which time
Evanston residents will see world's
champion swimmers. On that night
the swimming- team of the Illinois
Athletic Club will do some stunts.
Lane Technical High School made
a cleaning last night both in the light
weight and heavyweight divisions of
the northern basketball section at
the Tech gym Friday, The heavies
won from Lake View to the tune of
23 to 4. The lightweight battle was
closer, ending 23 to 16.
Hyde Park also took away a dou
ble winning. In the heavyweight class
they ran up 34 to Calumet's 8. In
the lightweight the score ended 17-
McKinley High handed Crane a 12
to 9 trimming.
Lake lightweights fell before the
snappy "playing of the Englewood
boys. The score was 17 to 14.
Parker High walloped Englewood
15 to 12. Webster of the beaten
team was ousted for personal fouling.
The Davis Square quintet defeated
Armour 28 to 8.
The girls' freshman five at Lewis
Institute divided basketball honors
Thursday. They trimmed the Acad
emy girls 5 to 3, and then went down
to defeat before the sophomores 15
Without cleverness, without a
punch, without manager, without
preBS agent without anything but
willingness to "take a beating,"
Freddy Hicks, the Detroit middle
weight, is making more money in the
prize ring than George Chip, the
closest approach to a champion the
middle division boasts of:
Hicks is demonstrating there is
plenty of cash for boys who will
actually enter the ring and take pun
ishment, even if they cannot admin
All Hicks says of himself is, "WelL