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In the outfield, as competition is keen. 1
In Judge Baldwin s court yesterday
attorneys for the Kansas City Feder
al league club obtained an'in junction
preventing officials of the Federal
league transferring' the franchise to
Newark. Arguments win be heard
During the suit it developed that
the club owes the league for money
advanced- to meet running expenses
during the season.
Newark had been definitely select
ed, and but for the suit would have
been officially transferred today. Ger
many Schaefer, who jumped to the
Feds yesterday, was signed for New
ark, and George Stovall was to re
main as manager.
Manager Tinkerof the Whales has
formally notified Walter Johnson to
We shall formally notify John D. to
kick In with a couple of millions. We
have as much chance as Joe.
'Just whe"re Jack Johnson and Jess
Wfllard will fight, or whether they
will flcht at all. is aulte a Question. It
leaves us cold and unenthusiastlc."
Promoters and principals are engaged
in ah. argument, Johnson holding out
for Havana in place of Jaurez. He
has the whip hand. The seat safe has
been discontinued at Jaurez. Wfl
lard has stopped active training.
Johnsc-h never began.
Georges Carpentier, French heavy
weight champion, has be.en wounded
and is a prisoner of war in a German
Permission granted special parks
commission to hold annual municipal
wrestling tournament March 6 in gym
of Mske school, E. 62d st and Ingle
Harry Davis has been 'made cap
tain of the Athletics.' Ira Thomas,
captain last year, and the man blam
ed for much of the dissension in the
team, has been placed in charge of
Harry Juui and George Chouinard,
WASHINGTON SOCIETY GlRfcq
.WILL BE WED IN SPRING ltf
Washington society is beginningi11
lavish much attention on the spring
brides of the capital city, and 'few o'F
them are niore popular than Mte'1
Lota Towner, daughter of Congrew
man and Mrs. Towner of Iowa. bao
Miss Towner will be married, sodffR
after Haster, to Jeremiah Albert"
Pierce of Denver. l '
, o o 'Jd
Old Irv Cobb says the German ar1
tillerymen, receiving an order to IiJe1
a gun, quit a game of cards, fire fchfctf
gun, and return to their card gamf
It's a cinch they doa't play skafjS0
the trenches or those guns never
would be fired. ' '
Admiral Reginald F.
who has 1wst retired, havine reaCnWPl-
the age limit of 62, is said to be the"
last oraoer who served in the navy m
Chicagoans, have been released by any capacity duriag the civfl. war. Ha
the Brooklyn Feds. enlteted at the age of 12j - "W