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several cases that can be called to
The most notable is Chick Gandil,
who went to Washington from Mon
treal after he had beensent back to
the minors by the Sox. " 'Gandil de
veloped quickly and was a tower of
strength to Washington while the
Sox were wallowing along without
a dependable man to hold down the
Now that we have Hal Chase, the
inatter is solved, but it hurt for a
- Take the case of Chief Johnson,
the Winnebago Indian pitcher. Cal
lahan had him last spring. Johnson
showed promise, but there was not
room on the Sox staff for a develop
ing pitcher at the time. There was
no place handy to send him, so Cin
cinnati picked him up from the dis
card. Johnson flashed through as
one of the best heavers in the Red
Sullivan deserves a managerial
berth, now that he is through as a
regular. He will be missed on the
South Side, especially for his work
with the young pitchers, many of
whom owe their present standing to
the old man.
Sullivan made Walsh.
Big Ed had the latent ability, but
it remained for his battery mate to
drag it out where it would do the
most good. Notice that Walsh has
not been so effective the past two
years. One" excuse is that he has
given out from pverwork, and there
is a good deal of foundation for it.
But the fact that Sullivan has not
been on the receiving end of Ed's
spit balls may be in a measure re
sponsible for the loss of power.
Mike Mowrey, former Card third
baseman, recently sold to Pittsburgh,
has signed a three-year contract
with the Baltimore Feds.
St. Louis Feds have acquired a
park near the center of the city and
will have it ready for occupancy by
the time the season opens.
Charlie White has been offered
three fights within a month in Buf
falo, his opponents to be Jimmy Duf
fy, Young Shugrue and eLach Cross,
in the order named, the first mill to
be pulled off Jan. 23.
White is mighty liable to accept
the proposition, as he has become
conviriced that he will not get a
chance at either Ad Wolgast or Joe
Rivers following their bout in Mil
waukee this month.
1 hree battles in thirty days would
not be too much for White, and the
first two mills would be of the proper
caliber to prime him for a whiz
against the New York dentist.
Battling Levinsky gained a deci
sion over Porky Flynn in twenty
rounds at New York last night. Flynn
was too big for Levinsky to handle
properly, having a twenty-pound
weight advantage, which he draped
over his lighter opponent.
Jess Williard was declared not
guilty by a Los Angeles jury of hav
ing participated in a prize fight.
This is another boost for the pres
ent jury system.
The fight between Willie Ritchie
and Harlem Tommy Murphy, sched
uled for Jan. 23 in San Francisco,
has been postponed to Jan. 30 be
cause of a strained tendon in Rit
chie's leg. Ritchie has been in bed
for a week because of the injury.
Another man was lost to the Feds
when Jack Dodge, former Red, sign
ed to play with Louisville of the
Pitcher Bill Lathrop has sent his
signed contract to White Sox head
quarters. O 0;
R. R. CAN BE SOAKED HARD
Waterloo, la., Jan. 14. The Chi
cago, Great Western Railroad in fed
eral court pleaded guilty to sixty-one
cases of violation of the sixteen-hour
law making it liable to fines aggre
gating $30,000. Federal Judge Reed
has not passed sentence.
o o r
Tokio. Count Yuko Ito, 70, Jap
anese admiral of fleet, dead.