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must meet in order to decide the
Chip is an aggressive, hard-battling
man, willing to take and give
punishment. The six-round limit is
more of a disadvantage to him than
to Klaus, but he is at least an even
If there is no hitch in pending ne
gotiations, Ad Wolgast and Knockout
Brown, the New York lightweight,
will swap wallops in a Milwaukee
ring New Year's day.
Twice before the pair have met in
short bouts, and each time Brown
has been returned a victor. If the
contemplated go is pulled off we'll
have to string along for Ad to upset
matters in his third effort. Brown
has been out of the game for some
time, and an attempted comeback
the other night in New York was not
a success. He failed to show his old
fire and dash and lacked a punch.
Wolgast, too, has slipped, but he
still has some good fights left in his
system, as he demonstrated to Char
lie White last week.
Larney Lichtenstein has been se
lected by Jimmy Clabby, the Ham
mond middleweight, to manage his
affairs in the future.
President Tener of the National
League says he will at once begin to
study the duties of the National Com
mission. Give him a corkscrew, and
the rest is easy.
James C. McGill, owner of the
Denver team of the Western League,
has at last purchased the Indianap
olis franchise in the American Asso
ciation, giving up $175,000 in real
money. McGill has made a clean-up
in Denver with a three-time pennant
winner and aspires to branch out as
Jack Hendricks, a Chicagoan, em
Joyed in the county building, and
nanager of the Grizzlies when they
copped their three pennants, will be
shoved ahead a notch, taking charge
of the Indians, vice Mike Kelley, who
piloted the team under Sol Meyer.
McGill has been trying to get con
trol of the Indianapolis team for
months, but he and Meyer could not
agree on a price. The purchase will
make no difference in the handling
of the Denver club as McGill be
lieves he can handle both aggrega
tions. Just because a sport page wouldn't
look right these days without the
name of Joe Tinker displayed, we
Presidents Murphy of the Cubs and
Herrman of the Reds held a long con
fab in Cincinnati yesterday, and at
the close of the talkfest the Rhine
lander admitted several trades had
been discussed. He refused to name
any of the players involved, but said
some swaps could be expected in a
Pitchers Willis and Burk were re
leased yesterday by the St. Louis
Cards to Indianapolis.
It would not surprise us if dande
lions began to come up in the parks
tomorrow. We could even stand the
shock of getting a seat in a street car,
after learning that Boer Rodel licked
Jim Flynn in ten rounds at New York
last night. Rodel actually fought,
and acted as though he knew what
the mitts were for.
Spike Kelly knocked out Jimmy
Burns in the tenth round at Kanka
kee last night. The bout only had
ten seconds to go when the sleep
punch was slipped over. Kelly fought
under a pull until the last few rounds.
Wildcat Ferns outpointed Young
Denny in ten rounds at New Orleans.
Ferns knocked Denny down twice for
the count of nine in the first round
and after that took things easy.
Efforts are being made by Los
Angeles promoters to match Jimmy
Clabby and Jack Dillon.for a twenty
round bout Jan. 15.
ylext Monday has been selected as
the day of revelations by Federal
League magnates. On that date each
club will make public a roster of its
players, with a list of managers.
President Gilmore of the Chicago