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training trip than the Giants,
spiking a gloat from New York.
During the season the Boston
Braves play just as many games
as the Giants, also, but whathave
they to show.
It's not the number played; it's
the number won.
Spike Kelly of Chicago and
Tommy Howell of Philadelphia
fought ten slashing rounds to a
draw in Kansas City. Kelly led
until the sixths round, when How
ell opened a gash over his eye.
Chances for favorable boxing
legislation received a boost when
Speaker McKinley and Lieut.
Gov. "Barrett O'Hara today de
clared they favored the game un
der proper supervision. The lieu
tenant governor fancies himself
as a mitt artist and is a close fol
lower of the game.
The news from San Francisco
late yesterday that Ad Wolgast
would get back in the ring against
Harlem Tommy Murphy Feb. 22
was a welcome surprise to his
friends. Ad's guarantee demands
have heretofore kept promoters
away from him. Jimmy Coffroth,
who is staging the scrap, denied
Wolgast would receive a $9,000
cut of the gate, but declined to
give out the figures.
Eddie Plank, whose left arm
kept the Athletics in the Amer
ican League race last year, has
not signed his contract, and Con
nie Mack is doing some worry
ing. Plank threatens to quit the
If Billy Papke beats Frank
Klaus March 5 and George Car
pentier one month later he is cer
tain to receive an offer from some
promoter for a fight on the coast
July 4 with McGoorty , or Gib
bins. Papke announced before
leaving for Paris last week that
he was through fighting in his
own country, but he will hardly
pass up a big purse.
FOR FRIED FISH FRIED
FINE TRY THIS WAY
You can only fry fish by im
mersing it in deep hot fat. Wipe
the fish dry, dust slightly with a
little flour into which you have
sifted a little salt and pepper. Dip
the fish into the beaten egg (one
egg with as much water as its
shell will hold, beaten lightly together-).
When taken from the
kettle lay on sheet of brown
paper or blotter to absorb any
Do not have the fish cold, as it
will lower the temperature of the
fat and become greasy before it
begins to brown.
Fish is often dipped in batter
and quickly put into the hot fat.
Make your batter of one egg, one
half a cup of water and flour'
enough to make it smooth and
thick. When a rich golden color
remove from fat, put iir'a pan and
set in oven for a few minutes.
Butter or butter substitute is
not desirable for frying or saute
ing fish in .a frying pan, as it
burns too easily. The fat from
slab pork is much better, use the
slices of pork around the fish on
the platter when served.
London. Suffragettes cut tele