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Ut the Great Northern hotel President last problem incidental to the start
Weeghmari of the Cubs told" how he
.started with the Feds at an invest
ment of $26,000, and found himself
obligated for $550,000 before, the first
year was over. Charley said he ex-
Above, Patrick S. McCarthy, Stock
holder; Below, James C. Dunn, Presi
dent Cleveland Indians.
kpected to get all his investment back,
inow that he has the Cubs.
With the sale of the Cleveland
American league club to a syndicate
?of Chicago and Cleveland men, the
of the spring training has been solved.
James C. Dunn, contractor, of Chi
cago, who bought the controlling in
terest in the $500,000 deal, is to be
president. He has interested his busi
ness associate, Patrick S. McCarthy,
in the venture.
Dunn originally hailed from Mar
shalltown, la., birthplace of Cap. An
son, and in 19.04 was president of the
Marshalltown club of the Iowa-Illinois
Harry Fritz, utility infielder with
the Chifeds, has been sent to Syra
cuse of the New York State league.
His contract is a big one, and part
of the salary will undoubtedly be paid
by the North Siders. There is still a
string attached to Fritz.
Ad Brennan, southpaw pitcher, is
another fellow Tinker would like to
dispose of, but so far no minor league
club has been found willing to as
sume his contract
John Freiberg, Swedish wrestler,
has been picked to meet Joe Stecher
at the Coliseum Feb. 23. Freiberg has
been training diligently with local
Linen, and believes he stands a chance
with the Nebraska grappler.
Parker 23, Tilden 3.
Crane 38, Joliet 31.
Lane 31, McKinley 4.
Roger Bresnahan, former Cub
manager, is recovering at his home in
Toledo from a bad cold. There is
now no danger of pneumonia, accord
ing to Roger's physicians, and he may
be expected in Chicago shortly to
settle with President Weeghman of
the Cubs difficulties over the con
tract which the Harp holds.
From a mere broth of a boy, 5 years
of age, chasing sharks in the harbor
of Bridgetown, capital of Barbadoes,
to a place in the hall of swimming
fame that's the meteoric rise of
Clement Brown of the Hamilton club.
The 19-year-old wizard clinched his
claims to recognition a few nights
ago by leading Perry McGillivray of
the Illinois Athletic club, rated a