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Columbus team was a short dis
tance behind Richie, and was
thrown trying to avoid running
him down. Both men will be all
right in a few days.
Owing to a new construction
of the National Commission rules
Catcher Yantz, who was sold to
New Orleans by the Cubs, has
been returned. Murphy will have
to secure waivers from the minor
leagues before he can make a sale.
Jones of Philadelphia beat
Lauben and Kandul of Chicago,
50 to 22, in the National Three
Cushion Billiard League.
Louis Cook of Davis Square,
135-pound wrestling champion
of the Central A. A. U., was beat
en in the preliminary amateur
championships at the Illinois A.
C. last night by August Putkonen
of the'Elmira A. C.
Johnny Coulon, bantam champ,
is sore at the way Sammy Harris,
manager of Kid Williams, used
his name while here, and is will
ing to fight the Baltimorean any
place, any time. Harris talked
large about money, bonuses to
Coulon to get him into the ring
and side bets of two to one. Cou
lon has taken the first round, as
he tripled the size of the side bet,
offered to give the bonus to char
ity and handled the stage money
roughly all the way. Harris of
fered to bet $1,000 tp $2,000 that
Williams Vould stop Coulon in
twenty rounds. A fight is the
only way to settle things.
Coulon was offered the Mardi
Gras date in New Orleans with a
boy from the Southern town, but
turned it down because he would
be too busy at the time. For the
last three years the local midget
has battled in New Orleans on the
big fete day. This year, however,
the Crescent City promoters
passed him up until a match be
tween Joe Rivers and Joe Mandot
The University of Pennsyl
vania baseball team practiced
outdoors yesterday. The, ther
mometer registered 62.
Jim Flynn, one-time white
hope, passed through here yes
terday on his way to Pueblo.
Passing is the best thing Flynn
does. He, wants a match with
Willard to get in line for Mc
Carty. Hhave to have some hu
mor a day like this.
University of Chicago opened
its conference basketball season
by beating Iowa 28 to 8.
Willie Ritchie, in Denver, an
nounced he had received an offer
from a New York fight club for
a match with Joe Rivers. Billy
Nolan, Ritchie's manager, said
the purse offered was $15,000.
Nolan added that if arrange
ments could not be made for the
battle it would be six months be
fore his man got in the ring for a
Al Rogers of Buffalo and Jack
Dillon of Indianapolis are match
ed for six rounds in Pittsburgh
The Empire A. C. of New York,
which staged the Riveps-Cross
bout, is in danger of losing its li
cense because more tickets were
sold than there were seats. For
mal charges have been filed, and
the matter will be decided