The game advertised to be played on the Grand Avenue park, between the White Stockings of Chicago and Empires of this city, this afternoon, will not be played. We were unable to learn the reason.
The Red Sox have telegraphed for money to come home with: their shoes do not fit the track, and walking is bad. Keokuk is a fine place for a professional club. The White Stockings received sixty-eight dollars for their share of the gate money for two games. The Red Sox only drew $45. How many clubs will make this mine of wealth a second visit.
The Brown Stockings leave the headquarters on Olive street this evening at 7 o'clock, for Keokuk. They have taken the precaution to purchase return tickets.
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