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Boston relies on Wood to make
things warm, and until a few days
ago Pittsburgh tried Cole.
Charles' Webb Murphy, however,
sticks to gas.
Murphy has been kicking
about the Cubs" lack of speed.
Immediately Joe Jinker and Jerry
Downs are arrested for speeding
their autos. Tinker paid $5 for
the privilege of going through'
Evanston at 20 miles an hour yes
terday. On the past performances of
Cincinnati managers Joe will go
through Redland faster than that
and be willing to pay more to get
Eddie Morgan, the English
featherweight champion, last
night put himself in line for a
match with Johnnys Kilbane by
beating Eddie O'Keefe in New
Garry Herrmann went through
Chicago on his way home from
Comiskey's hunting camp yester
day, buCjoe Tinker was busy get
ting fined.-in Evanston and did
not see ?'his prospective boss.
Herrmann conferred with Mur
phy on the Tinker deal.
As usual, it is understood that
Murphy ' wanted Herrmann's
right eye, a couple of legs and sev
eral ribs jn exchange for the
. Jim Flynn and Luther McCar
thy have been matched for a 20-
?ound battle at Vernon, Cal., Dec.
10. This is the first of the elim
ination bouts for the new white
fieavyweight title and a diamond
belt The winner will meet Al
Palzer, probably on New Year's.
Bill Brennan, National League
umpire, opened his vaudeville
tour in St. Paul last night. Prob
ably wanted to get as far away
from Philadelphia and Horace;
Fogel as, possible.
Horace Fogel, in letter to Pres
ident Lynch of National League,
yesterday denied all the charges
made against him. The charges
were based on statements made
over his signature, but that made
no difference to Horace. The
Philadelphia president also de
clared the National League had
no right to try him.
Hal Chase, Cy Seymour, Josh
Devore, Nick Altrock and several
other big league ball players were
fined $5 each for playing Sunday
ball in New York, v
The latest from-the rumor fac-
Itory at St. Louis is that Chance
will go there as manager and Mil
ler Huggins will take charge of
the Reds. Every pipe in St.
Louis must be hqt
President Comiskey of the
White Sox is another magnate
said to be angling for Chance.
Frank has a fat chance of getting
out of -the National League.
The fight between Charley
White of Chicago and Oscar Wil
liams was stopped in the fifth
round at Cleveland. White made
a punching bag of William.
Young Jack O'Brien shaded
One-Round Hogan in six fast
rounds at Philadelphia last night
After the fight O'Brien was
matched with Packey McFarland
for Nov. 6.
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