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&8928t along with a4enial-;andrsays b,got a full share., HuBrejoicui;.umong bartenders.. r' Cfz&" Minor league magnates, aigej-sd at theayttfieir-'starlayeryere grabbed,o'fly iie'mapors at5irait price, are t) 'flghtforegiskrF that will protect hem. Jf tKeyarC Jose their stars tfieminQfs..'nj the equivalent Injcpin. SJ 4 . ' under-the olfl.ilraftrqi3kne,six leen major eauejciuogpt the , CJaYk Griffith" ,' . .names of payers IntoaJiat'and drew out If' there was one stanqn ,a?team and, two or three other players .of more than average abilityHhere was a chance-that the star wouJoVriqtbe drawn. For instance: J Suppose the minor club in' question was. Milwaukee. 'Suppose,- further, Larry Chappell lad been hejd to the close of the seas6n. Then, the Sox would put in a draft for Chappell, and the Cubs and Giants would put in drafts for Blackburne and Pitcher Hovlik, respectively. 'In the draw the Giants would be' victorious, taking Hovlik. This would stilHeave Chap pell with 'the Brewers, and he could be sold. . - r Under the new system the draft is 'executed by clubs. The fortunate major .club, gets the privilege of tak ing its choice of the minor team whose'name it drew from the hat. The Chappell case is not a fair in stance, probably, as Larry had pre viously been sold, but it explains how the plan works. Some minor clubs who held out for stiff prices "for their stars were forced to turn the men overat the draft) price, as they were not warned before ttie draft meeting that the system of drawing was to be chang ed. At a .meeting of the minor league magnates a fight will "be made on the, -new arrangement ; Willie Ritchie' is in with a whoqp that he wants to meet Harlem Tonr y "Murphy in a twenty-round bout on the coast New 'Year's Day. Ne gotiatipns for the match are on, and T outside of the weight question, the -money split the referee and a few minor items like that, nothing stands In the way of the bout ' Ritchie says he believes Murphy is ripe for picking, taking the New York lad's fight against Packey McFarland r as evidence. Frankly, we don't believe Murphy r will getthe bout Johnny Dundee has -arrived in-New York, with his man- ager, and they claim to have an offer of $14,000 for Ritchie from a coast " promoter if the champion will agree to ta"ke on Dundee. That is some ' coin, more than Ritchie woujd get for a bout with Murphy. But prize fight money is one kind of currency that , is elastic. Dundee may have tacked a cipher onto thd pure offer. Christy Mathewson, it is reported.