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BOXING ALL THE LATEST DOPE BASEBALL
Wolgast and Murphy Meet Boxing
Barred in Michigan.
President Cmiskey had liquids
served in the press coop, yesterday.
When this became known in our of
fice everybody but Jane Whitakr
tried to cop our job. Jane doesn't
'In spite 5f stories from Ad Wol
gast's training.camp that the farmer
champion has been frequently floored
by his -sparring partner. Frisco-sports
are unbuckling their bankrolls and
putting them on the Michigan light
weight to beat Tommy Murphy in
their twenty-round go at San Fran
Murphy's condition is perfect. The
Harlemite has 'not, been in better
shape in the last few years. He plans
to carry the battle to Wolgast and
not- allow the latter time to recuper
ate as he did in the last engagement
between the two.
If Wolgast has been trained right
and is -fit, a slashing 'mill should re
sult; with:Murphy having a little bet
ter than even chance of winning.
Negotiations are on for a ten
round bout in Milwaukee between
Eddie McGborty and Billy Papke, the
Kewanee'middleweight, whose recent
battles have been; fought in France.
A fight club in the Cream City has
made' an 'offer .to"the two maulers
and McGoorty looks favorably upon
the terms;pffered. Papke; according
to promoters of the club, is willing
to fight M.cGoorty.
Boxing "has been barredjn Mich
igan as a result of the fatal-injuries
received b'yJilly Allen, a lightweight,
in a bout with T. L. Brady; a mulatto,
in Hastings, Mich., Thursday night.
Gov. Ferris. has notified. all sheriffs
( and prosecuting attorneys", to strictly
enforce. the law against professional
boxing! T "
Callahan's Crew Are Out for the
' .Nap's Scalps Today.
STANDING OF THE CLUBS -National
Clubs W. 1 L. P.O.
Philadelphia . . 2 1 .667
Pittsburgh 3 2 .600
St. Louis 3 2 .600
Chicago 3 3 .500
New York : . 2 2 .500
Brooklyn 2' 2 .500
Boston ... 1 2 .333
Cincinnati 1 3 .250
Clubs W. L. P.C.
Washington 3 . 0' 1.000
Philadelphia ........ ,3 1. .750
Chicago J. .......... '5- 3 .625
Cleveland 4 3 .571
St. Louis 4 4 .500
Boston' ..3 4 .333
Detroit . . 2 5 .286
New York 1 4 .200
St. Louis, 8; Cubs, 2. .
New York, 13; Boston,- 4.
Pittsburgh, 5; Cincinnati, 5. (Called
at end of twelfth inning; darkness.)
Philadelphia, 1; Brooklyn, 0.
Cleveland, 4; Sox, 0;
Boston, 8; Philadelphia 5.
St Louis, 3; Detroit, 2.
Washington, 7.; New York, 5.
Milwaukee, 3; Columbus, 0.
Indianapolis, 8; Kansas City, 6.
St. Paul, 9; Toledo 7.
Minneapolis, 8; Louisville, 3.
Probable batteries. White Sox,
Lange or' White and Schalk; Cleve
land, Falkenberg and Land-; Cubs,
Tdney or Pierce and Bresnahan; St
Louis, Geyer or Willis and Wingo.
Today is something else again,