Managers, promoters and some
fighters are responsible &r the low
ebb the game has reached. And so
are some of the "experts" who con
the public into believing that certain
pork and beaners are capable mitt
men. Bill Brennan knocked out Tex Mc
Carthy in the second round at New
A York. It was his forty-second K. O.
Brennan is so busy knocking out
heavyweight parties he has no time
to acquire a temperament and be
come a championship possibility.
National league magnates go into
session in New York today, and the
, American magnates will assemble
later in the week in the same village.
Action regarding the Baseball Play
ers' Fraternity is expected from each
session, but the safest guess is that
the entire affair will be smoothed
John Henry, Washington catcher,
fraternity member, is to be the guy
over whom all the fighting is to oc
cur, according to what we have been
told. But Henry is a valuable man
to the Washington club and it is not
likely he will be harshly deal with.
' The fraternity members have se
lected a bad time to do their strik
ing, and some of the more astute
members are coming, to realize it.
Those who stay without the fold are
doing so because they do not like
the salares offered them.
N. L. bosses are talking about a
limit of 18 men, but this is ridiculous.
At present, with 21 men, the Na
tional finds it impossible to compete
on equal terms with the American
and its limit of 25 players.
President Weeghman has a suit
case full of blank checks with, him
and an ambition to buy some ball
Mrs. Helene Hathaway Britton,
owner of the St Louis Cardinals,
was divorced from Schuyler Britton
Joe Stecher, claimant of the
heavyweight wrestling champion
ship, tossed Bil Hokuf twice in Ce
dar Rapids, la. Both falls came in
Welker Cochran ran 400 to 310 for
G. Butler Sutton in the first block
of their 18-2 billiard match at 2,000
points at Mussey's last night. Coch
ran averaged 18, with a high run
Art Root of Cleveland outpointed
WilHe Jackson in six rounds at Phil
adelphia. George Chaney knocked out Wil
lie Jones in five rounds at Baltimore.
Chaney administered terrific punish
ment to his opponent.
Len Rowlands, Milwaukee, beat
Art Magirl in eight rounds at Mem
phis. The fight was fast
Jimmy Blouin gained a lead of
265 pins over Tony Karlicek in the
first of four blocks of games in
which their $1,000 match is to be
bowled. Blouin scored 2,134 pins in
ten games and Karlicek 1,869.
George Schaefer, New Trier tank
star, plunged 60 feet in 21 1-5 sec
onds at the Evanston "Y" tank to set
a new interscholastic record. Schae
ferS feat helped New Trier defeat
Evanston high school, 36 to 22, tak
ing first place in the suburban high
Wisconsin 23, Northwestern 21.
Minnesota 19; Ohio 16.
St John's 70, Crane Jrs. 3.
Chi. Boys' Club 34, Keystone 14.
American Col. 31, Jenner Col. 6.
Eli Bates, Jrs. 53, Marshall Cen. 15.
Creighton 20, St Viator 19.
Evanston 30, Morton 10.
JUDGE GIBBONS' FUNERAL
The funeral of the late Judge John
Gibbons of the circuit court will be
held tomorrow morning at 10 from
the Church of the Immaculate Con
ception. The circuit and superior
courts will be closed.
New York. One of Commercial
Cable Co.'s cables cut off Par Rock
away. May have been done by ship's
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