The story telegraphed from St. Louis that the suit of pitcher Mark Baldwin against Chris Von der Ahe had been settled only applies to the St. Louis end of the litigation. Baldwin has not compromised the judgment he was awarded in the local courts against the St. Louis magnate. Attorney C.A. O'Brien, who has charge of Baldwin's interests, stated yesterday that the case at this end still awaits a hearing in the United States Supreme Court. "The $4000 deposited on behalf of Von der Ahe some time ago to cover the Baldwin judgment and Nimick claim, and also to secure his release from the county jail pending an appeal to the highest court, is still in the hands of a Pittsburg trust company," said Mr. O'Brien, "and I only wish that I was as sure of some other matters as I am that the higher court will decide the case in our favor after having heard the appeal."
-Sporting Life, April 30, 1898
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