The situation in St. Louis remains unchanged, except that during the past week Receiver Muckenfuss took steps to repair a serious oversight. When he was deposed - illegally, he claims - by Mr. Von der Ahe from the Sportsman's Park and Club presidency, he neglected to call a meeting of the stockholders, in order to secure a legal president for the bankrupt club. This has been done now, with a view to supplanting Mr. Von der Ahe entirely and leaving him no chance to come in officially at any stage of the final settlement, both with creditors and National League. The controversy over the title to League membership of the corporation which is to be disposed of at public sale March 17, by order of the court, still rages, not only in St. Louis, but to some extent all over the circuit. Varying opinions have been given, colored, of course, to suit the purposes and plans, hopes and fears of the various deliverers.
-Sporting Life, February 25, 1899
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