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to be done with Murphy may be
reached befoer the magnates gather and as Gov. Tener has been given full authority to handle the case, the meeting Saturday, will merely be for the purpose of Tener telling the league where he gets off. Charles Comiskey's illness, coming at a critical moment in baseball his tory, may change the entire com plexion of the sport. Reports from Rome and Paris are not as encourag ing as the earlier dispatches, and Comiskey is coming home, Not only will his enforced return mar the great reception planned for the returning world's tourists, but it is certain to DAUGHTER OF PANAMA VISITS WASHINGTON Washington, D. C. Of decidedly Spanish type, dark skinned, dark eyed and languorous of movement is Miss Henrietta Morales, daughter of the minister of Panama, who recent ly came from Colon to join her father at the capita. Miss Morales is al ready popular in Washington social circles. have a great effect upon the present political situation in baseball. Comiskey is the master mind of baseball, and has been its directing genius for many years. Elver since the Brotherhood war his advice ahd counsel have decided the moves of the leagues. Both the American Leaguers, who are his partners, and the National Leaguers, his sworn ene mies, have been praying for the re turn of Comiskey. They declare that the world's tour, which was planned before the" Fed eral League's assault started, has been the most disastrous move ever made in baseball. They believe that had Comiskey remained in America' this winter the Federals would have been stopped almost before. they , started and that their present suc cess would have been impossible. If Comiskey returns home at once, and in good enough health to work, the chances are that the baseball tan gle will be straightened out inside a fortnight. If he is too ill to assume charge of matters, the Federals will be in a much strengthened' position and the troubles that now beset the two major leagues will seem mere trifles. There is no doubt that Comiskey is desperately needed by the powers of organized baseball. For baseball is in worse condition just now than it has been since. the adoption of the Na-. tional agreement The Federals have made gigantic strikes forward in the last week, and the Organized Powers who gathered in New York to fight them were outgeneraled and beaten at every step. President Murphy's move in releas ing Manager Johnny, Evere at the wrong instant was a play straight in-, to the hands of the rebels, and they took advantage of it. Further, the. Federals knew two days before any one else did what was coming off, and they were in New York planning a coup, and on top' of the Evers sen sation they announced their acquisi tion of New York grounds.