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tings's Third Trial
m 'Should Be Successful
K Braves New Manager Has Had Two Previous
Chances in Major Leagues
Wftil W. J. MACBETH.
IKjORK? Jan. i. Threq strikes
out. Is one of the principal
'KmAis of baseball But the last
jEg far more Important than
B?jf the two preceding oneo
Hfcilpsether. any way you take .
iKWnie firtt-class ball li liters
JHfto&d as nailed up tho mlriuto
4ftcr'ct3 two strikes on them.
Bfrte .hitters like Ty Cobb, Hans
!Br or Larry Lajolc do not 'be
K'gtt a pitcher's "goat" till ho
Hkq Iu thehole. For It is then
jM-ft'ii demon 1h llablo to step
JKjee and clout It into the next
little preamble has no refcr
jbakVcr to any Cobb or Wug
tMjole, but to ono who de
.Iraore sympathy, a poor, op
H'': .baseball manager, to wit,
Hr' George Slulllngs or the
KLoXatlonal tailcnders. For
Br-Je up In the pinch wjlh two
jK$uc4. by Umpire Man Lucjt, .
H3 cliokctl two down and a
Hfpn needed. Organized b'acc
Wnall breathlessly the out
JmKiHo 1013 campaign to ' 'so
B4r not the "Big Chief" fans,
jHp&Jon he has never yct'suf-Hn-hls
twenty years of basc-
,fcpret!y t1uc batebali men will
Bt(olght!ly curprlL-ed if Chiei'
jMNEs makes a failure of it
Vptr of tho Hub trailer.".
B?s that he lo up against a.
AlW outlook for tho Imme
Enure. but he could bo all- ,
jP wereo and not- have- to travel :
V' Us own circuit. Ills lot'
jBHieriaslcr than that of any
Hv'kk new rival managers
kEtch, Joe Tinker and Miller
iH- Tinker and Evers have
HFP to work fth. at the start.
take tho helm of lirat di
fetabj.. Milter Hugglns. who
R: Breanahan. has a club that
fRgrih In a flight of eight. But
9? hold 'of an absolute
W?ralr- He cannot poBslbly do
4H)lban his predecessors and any
KtocnL In tho final btandlng of
ttlll redound to hla credit.-
llke i lay a 1,tt!c bct on
Rj.Btallfoge' lie's Just'the Kind'
y ivho rises to emergencies.
IE-ttiU leader. I do not hca!
om Tilm with John J. Llc
4aiJ Connie Mack. ' Neither -oC ..
.rewd wizards knows more ln
rcba'l than tho Georglun;
Kw,a better judge of young
lKpiGS has not pcrhapa the
4ral reagnoliDin of SIcOraw
'W'ar as the general baseball
iBjjSJi concerned: He baa never
B the ettlndE., Ho: hua al
iK? away from tho noisy ao
Kflth working In secret with
lPKs; of tncaklng, unobnorved,
7 nch 3U8t before playing
jA'ls a bench manager of tho
iBiK l)UnjI not oo rcEcn-'cd
jRAtW(jtica' boaa by a long way,
Kr man commandf? every
fft)in hlo disciples.. Playera
Et't f,0rItcd under him haVc
UtalUnsa jh nothing abort t
gg"a during the moat escll-.
stJ58 a hard -fought game.
RIUt wlth,n himself ' every- '
BiU'i ltie zcal-ho eomctlmc3 -
E.ftoelf ,aaa applies ' hard '
'mk eB aro ?0otten tho
Eud w man hes bccn''r:
Efittv 1 fo,,owcrS once they
K ' , m- aro willing to for-
1!it,B- offenaes In tho Ught-
ceptjonal zeal. For tho
jyrino of StxUllngQ la to
experience BtalllugH .
to h, ml,l9n -tic has con
E&aUor ofJe Into real
2?nn,nS a swat
ij o that tho "Bit?
iHj'U not .ln0r. "guo marvel.
0 'guo. clang bobs up.
Ejfy wJTo Judge a man is by
jg2i'r'cord. Let Stalilngn'a
BUhelv. lt85.lfl Stalllngs took
'116.' TR previous year,
.;c "Iroction of Clark Grlfnth
1 and Kid Elberfcld. a sorry mess In-"
deed had been made. Griff, broken
hearted, threw up' the sponge In mld
scaEon. The team started out llko
a world's champion, stumbled, col
lapsed and tlnished the moat horribly
j outdistanced Inst ever seen In the
American league. It was a far moro
discouraging season than the M'clvur
ton regime of sad memory, for somes -of
Harry's woes may bo laid to tho
most persecuting train of hard luck
known to the game.
V.'oll. Stalling took hold., of that' "
terrible wreck of 100S. Frank Far-cll .
had absolutely no outside resources.
Tie had J'uot ono claim in the minor
league, an option to pick from tho, ;
Atlanta tcam. That option brought '
Russell Ford to the Hilltop. By dint
of scheming and hard work, Stalllngs
gathered together., llttlo by little,
some sort of half-way decent repec--
jenttj lives. Cree. Warhop. Ejigf,
Gardner, Austin, Laporlc, Qulnn. Mc
Connell and a numbor. of others who
escape memory wero added hnnieui
atcly. Thou gli the tejim JEahajGaj&siJ
by' tho tniforfunato attack of oiiiiall- .'
. po:; upon Hal Chase, jmch an' im
provement Wan made Hie first year
thai Stalllngf was barely nosed, out
of the llrst division. J-Io finished a
good- fifth. The- next year Fisher.,
, Caldwell, Woller and Daniels wero
"snared. Again the Stalllngs aggrega
tion was--buffeted nbout by sicicness
. and Injury, and though tho "Bis
Chief" Wan dropped like a live co'al
threo weeks before tho end of tho
season, the team finished a bang-up
second, right in the hunt till the last
throe weeks. That la tho itrst year
the Athletics -inado a show of tho'
S 'FALLINGS, almost broken-hearted;.,
went back to tho minors ior
the-second time from the Amer
ican league. Ban Johnson willed it;
Rm .Js . a.bsoluto. In his balllwlelL
Onc6 before be had put tho bee upon
tho Georgia planter. That was sonic
ton years ago. aiter Stalllngs had
taken tho erratic Tigers of Detroit
to .second placo In a whipping drive
'Ban bellftved, or Jmuglucd, -that
. Gcbrgo was trying to cell, out tho
American league. Ho noyor forgavo
. .him; If" ho lias, no ono' has learned
of It. They do say that Ban Johnson
forced Farrcll to get rid. of Stalllngs.
Frank, signed tho "Uig Chief" to- a
two years' contract without onault
1ns the czar. Ho didn't know that
StalllngB stood, so badly In tho gracco
of tho big "poo-bah."
So Stalllngs has taken two strikes
as a major league manager. Ho's
back there again at tho plato with
a new bat, a new umpire and .against
a now kind of pitching. Tom Lynch,
"tho King of Umpires," admires
tho ability of Stalllngs. George will
get none tho worst of tho decisions.
If ho whiffs It will be hla own fault.
ITo will have lots of opportunity to
foul off a lot anyhow, for he .hao a
flyo years' contract, if contracts aro
any good In tho National league. For
reference in that line consult R.
Bresnahon, late of 3L Louis.
S5TALLINGS has a ho3t of friends
In- tho gamo and out of .the game
and all aro pulling for tho suc
cess of his third dip into: tho big
show. They- are pulling no Ioaa for .
'' hlin than' for JJm Goffnoy. Wa- em
ployer. There is . ft spprlsman, . un
' happily too, few among thV.magnatca
of today. . A prince of good fellows. .
' Gaffney . will lend every oncourago
tnent to hla -pilot. Ho la no tinhorn
who wishes to run .a shoestring into
a. million In no time. Jim Gaffney
expressed his modest hopes In a anan
' Bt)r that s"polia tho man "during tho
annual meeting of tho National league
irr Now Torlc recently.-. Soma frlond
expressed tho hope that hb .would be
up; among tho leaders tho coining
7C"now listen," replied Mr. Gaff-.
npyr "I am not foolish enough to ex
pect a -pennant winner dr.ovont a
first' division club tho first year. I
will bo quit Hatisncd to improvo our
. present condition. Seventh placo is
far moro honorable than last placo.
If w uhould by any good foriuno fin
ish nu well as sixth I would bo .tho'
v happiest man in baseball. I have
every .confldonco in Gcorgo Sellings
xiud will tender him every a.ld In the
uplift of the team, which I rcnllzo
' must be slow. But no matter hcrr.
Phillies Reliances for'.Coming Season
Should William Locko oblaiu con
trol of tlio Philadelpliia cluli, Man
agor Ohai-Hc Dooiii may "ho Toplacctl
by Mike Doulin, whom tho Phillica
recently secured -Tjy tb.0 waiver
routo from Pittsburg, tlio club witb
which Locke ia still affiliated,
Dooin, however, is going ahoad with
Ills plans for tho opening of tho sea
aon, including tho transformation
of his" best sluggor, Sherwood Ma
gec, from an outfielder into a first,
baseman, and shift of Hans Lobcrt
from tho third baso job into the
SIXERWOOD MA GEE.
M'GLOSKEY WANTS ' THREE- MEN
TO AID HIM IN BUYING CLUB
Capitalist Has Offered -to Be
H. -One of.. Four lo Acquire
J.HN J, M'CLOSlU5r. orgaiiizcr
of tho Union Baiiuball usaocla- -,LIon.
and ono of tho most
prominent figures In the na
tional gamo of America, wafils
three citizens' of Salt Luke City to
Join vlth him In tho purchase from
Dick Coolcy of tho Salt Luke fran
chise in tho -association. McCluakoy
holds an option for the purchase,
which expires at noon Thursday Al
though ofTcrcd financial support In
comparatively small aniounta from a.
number of cltlzenF, McCIoslccy has
determined to inuk; the club owner
ship a .fouc-corncrod . affair only.
A promlnont local capitalist htu!
already usaurod "llotiest John" that
. ho will takc-Sa per cent of the prop
osition If - the. astuto baseball leader
will find tbruo others who win invest
like amounts.- This capitalist agreeH
with IcCIoskcv that an asboclatlon
composed of a number of individuals
Is 'not as desirable as a ctoc cor- ,1
poratlon of four men with all 'author- ,
itv Invested In a manager. .
'Tho pioneer of baseball In the in
tormountaln slates Is hopeful that i
other men of Independent wealth
will assoelato themselves with the
first one In tho venture, which would
clvo Salt Luko City a home-owned
Hlub and result in added Uiterost In
thu national game. Hi lia received
overtures from several and expeetc
to hitvo a dctlnlte-4it5wcr tomorrow.
Should local investors deelltio to
co Into the proposition to the ox- j
tent of a H5 per cent intercut. lc-
wa may tinlrih.' T would lfot dlspoBo of '
iho Boston franchlHO for double what
I paid- I am out to glyc the town a,
winner .and I think I ean do It -with
Stalllnes's aid, Wo'ro not . going to
shoot ut th moon. . "vWro going to
v rebuild, from tho bottom. And in
-tlmc-wcll. I tjilrik thero will he
' mom than one worthy baseball club
iu the Hub."
And uvwyonu who knows Gaffney
and Slalllnga flnff-vely says
; Mlko Douliu, although slowed up
jj j by pasuago of tinio and his aecidont
I of last year, is still ono of tho
I gamo's premier sluggers and can bo
I depended 'on to hit. at a -.330 clip.
I Even if -no regular borth awaits
him, he will moro than earn his sal-
-) ary as a pinch hittor aud will biff
many runs over -the plate for tho
Phillies this, year.
Closkcy will then cousldcr organiz
ing a stock com pony w.Uh a capi
talisation of approximately ?15.)00
and' sliarosv of the par value of $100
' f.aeh, And If the pcoplo of Salt Lake
City, do not care to go Into the prop
" ocltlbn, ".McClbskey has merely to eend
a UilcKivun to eastern parties to hc-
cure -the backing necessary lu buy
out Coolers basoball Intcfotus.
"It. Is a wonderfully good InvrM- '
tnent," declares "Honest John"; "the
Salt J-nke City franchise alone will
be wortli from 520,000 to 530.000 with
in three years. Both fho Pacific
Coast luaguo and tho Western league
aro preparing to expand and both
will wunL Suit Lake and Ogdon in
their lliu'iip at an early, date.- Coolcy
mudc big money out of the club
here and there Is no reason why oth
ers runnot do as well."
The fate of fc'alL Luko In rt. base
ball wuy will be decided Thursday
when McCoakey elther'takcH up his
option or permits it to lapse. Cooley
Htutus that he' has other offers-pending,
but that If hts prlco lo not met. .
he will continue Jn possession of his
franchise and strive his mightiest to
give Salt l.akn a winner in the pen-
nant season of 10l!I.-'
Gilson Invents Aeroplane; ,
Model Nqw on Exhibition
S' H. GILSON, 'J0 East Third
South. ctroot,., famed as the dls
. covcrer of "gileonltc and also as ;onn
of the pioneers In the art of- nerlnl
navigation. hat invented a new. type
of flying machine, a. liandsojno work
ing model of which Is on exhibition
in the windows of, the Freed Furnl
' turc & Cux-pot 'company's stored. The
Gilson machine Is a monuplauc, rto
signed to jmvlguto the air and also
capable ofjloutlng on .water.
.Mr. Gilsou'!j Intorcst In Hying ma-'
chlno dates back more than a lmlf
century. He 'first began b consider
the nuestiolf or' cmulalftig .ho Illght
or tho' 'PtrtS" 'In 385(1 umr,5.nje. that
tinio' has iloiTe'etcil efxCec;'). inctTels of
nerop'larlts- "Urn latest 'creation em--braces
some new principles which
may make the navigation of thu ulr
as iso-fo as locomotion on hind.-
"To sately . navigate ih air you 1
must have powur," esplain -Mr. Oil-
noii; '"to have power, strength la.
rfqulsltc. My new machlno Is buili
ull In archey, foiv If any angles be
ing found In the framework. As a
I'osiilt of Iho strength thus micured,.
tho .plane Is cuuablc of can-ylug two
cnglnos of " 100-horscpowor each,
, both conneoted with -the-machine's
ono propollor... but so adjusted as Co
act Independently of each other. The .
aviator can. , 'cut , out', either of tho
two englrtcs while in midair, the rc
mntnh.ir engine being fully capable
or- jjustainhifr tho inaclllne."
Another feature of the Gllpon ma
chlno not found In other rtcroplano
Is found in the 'fact that an. portions
or the machinery nru protected from
the action of the cloments by mctul
covcrins. Much of - the' troubles of
aviation is caused by "engine trouble"-
resulting from ntmasphorlc
changes. With all parts of .the en- .
glnos covered. Mr. Gilson declares
that, this sourco of dlftlculty will be
Rfidlhent wing-tips of. the planes,
.modeled, on the- wins of birds, la
another Innovation of the GUson ma
chine. As the compressed air' Hows '
under the planed, tho resiliency of
Tho tips will add at least cne-thlrd
to tho lifting power of the planes,
according to tho investor's esti
mates. Mr. Gihten sprang into national v
prominence years ago when he. dis
covered tho hydro-carbon 'usedfcjo
. largely In the arts and known the
world over aa gllsonlte, after its dis
coverer.. . Gun Club to Elect Officers,. .
A meeting- of the Salt Lake -Gun
oluli baa been colled for ,S p. m.
Tuesday. January S, nt the Western
Arms'iind Sportimr Goods Co. At
that tlmo tho election of officers for '
the ensuing year will take placn, and.
as several other matters of import
ance ara to bo connidoreii it Is de
Blred that the entire membership b
James Good to -Portland,
l'M5V13LANP, O., Jan. ?Bll"
James, the pitcher of the Cleveland
American League club, has bon re
leased to tho Portland club of the .
pninrtc Coaot league, President
Charles Somers announced today.
New Weighs List 'Will . ' J
Prove Boon to Rmgdom j
Action of New York' Commission Will Lead to an
Universal Scale for Fighters v
" ' ' ' ..... '
, By W. W. NAUG-HTON.
' .VN - FRANCISCO, Jan. The
Naw Tofk boxing commission's
revised schedule of weights Is
causing lots of argument and that
in Itself Is a hopeful . sign. Now, If
England or France or Australia will
refrain from submitting a aomowhat
different classification, the boxing
centers of the world may bo able to
adopt a common schedule, something
they have never been able to do up .
to the present.
Tho trouble with these things ia .
tha t wenever anyono submits a- new
weight list some ono else Is ready
with ono that, it is claimed, is ever
so much better, and after a little do
sultory discussion the older order of
things goeth right along.
As a matter of fact, the New Torlc
schedule In notlUng new. The weight
limits mentioned have been suggested
over and over, again during the past
dozen years, but never adopted, for
the reason that there was no com
mission anywhere to 1ako tho matter
-Tipr -Now-that a duly const! tutctfaody
in control of boxing has taken the
initiative in the matter there is good
prospect' of unlvoreal adoption.
Of course there will be objections
lo tho extension of the boundary lino
In some of the classes, and, needless
lo say, theso will come from cham
pions who wish, for personal rea
sons, to contlnuo along, old llncp.
Already one promoter hao . told:
"What Is tho use of a standard of
weights if a world's champion Insists
uporf all his opponents coming to a
notch that la a couple of pounds be
low the official scale?" "
Well, If a world's champion. becomes
holly-tolty Jn the direction named It
will be hard to discipline him. at least
until the new schedule has world-wide
adoption and support. But so far ns
this country Is concerned thero Is no
way in which tho Now York athletic
commission can exert Us authority.
TAKING as the basis of argument .
that the New York commission
it, the only committee in this
country bearing any oomblanco to a
parent body, and that thero ia an In- ,
cllnatlon In other cities to look up
to It as such, why couldn't tho com
mission set aside. a certain sum from
the state revenuo derived from box
ing, which Is said to bo considerable,
l'or the purchaso of belts or medals
or other Insignia indicative Of cham
ThciTo trophies need not be . ex
pensive, but you (ran hot your life
thoy would -bo prized once'' the com-
' mission let -It be known thai si If
championship would ,ba complete - m
without one. m S
These championship bejts or badges &j
or whatever they wero would have to ' ff;
be, won In contests In which the new Jjj
weights wore abided by, and they jj. ,
would, for obvious reaeonE, h.6 eUnply jj
emblematic of tho boxing champion. . .
- ships of the United States. It i3 not
to be supposed that Now. York would ,' & , j!
care to furnish regalia for king- :f:!
. pin boxers among all natlonn. y j! '
It may bo that New York would h i j
in a, belter position to Inaugurate j ' ' (jj '
a movement of the hind mentioned If ' i-
it would amend Its boxing law so f '
as to have boxing matphea passed. jr
upon by a refriree- Then ihe big .8
city itself no doubt would be the : o! jj
scene of the greatest of tho cham- ' if
plonshlp events. " 1
Think It over, gentlemen of the Now - I
Yorlf comnileslon. . j ft
titHAT a flutter there -111 be - 'jl
v-'VV' uinonn t"28 front-row men In ; ' !
-XX- the lightweight" 'division' if It-' :JJ
la declijed that the high-water njark JM
of the' class will be 135 pounds In- 1 jjj
stead of 123 hi tho f uture. ( , fi I
Already Ad Wolgast. who seems to
think that ho is merely a.wa? from '-;;!
his championship stronghold on va- ' , i
cation, has "Ut out a yell" that ' -A . jj
'might have been heard on the Atlan- , JJ ,
tic seaboard. It can be seen at a. Ml f
glance that if Wolgast Is restored to 8j ;
power he will insist on . doln.-r busi- lii
nets at tho old 188-pound standard, l '
New York or no New York. . fljl'
. As for Willie Ritchie, he is such a jl
pleasant-mannored, mild-spoken fel- 3jt
low that there is no telling how tho '
two-pound uplift appeals to "him. A j
little bird whispered, though, that IS
Willie will take ver kindly to the jjfj
extra weight oven ' though he mar Ri
mako It appear while doing so that jfjfij
he -in mei-oly consenting to tho ex- ffll
tension out of courtesy to the gentle- , jjgl
men of th commission back in HH
' Packey McFarland will certainly jJJ
rejoico in his heart If the now sched- Iffl
ulc' lakes root, for a bare two riounds ' bL
has kept Packey out of the light- j Jjj
weight lists for years. Jack Brltton ';
will also come under the head of 3jj
"new llglitwelghts'' and thero are (j IB
others no doubt. - j g
It' is a notorious fact that whila jjlw
there is no apparent reason why Jj
there shouldn't be as many 133-pound ' - M
men as 135-pound men, tho' number R.
of genuine lo'C-poundera at any time tiV
since glove fighting began has been ,. ? if
remavknbly small. V j'jjj
University Athletes to Resume ,;
, Training for Winter Competition 1
AYT&R two weeks of rest, the
University athletfcn will return
I . to school tomorrow and will be en
i "grossed In basketball and other win
ter apof.t6 before the wock Is over.
I Basketball is In tho spotlight and
with the" opportunity at hand tho
player will work harder than cvor
before. ' AH talk to tho effect that ,
B. Y. U. and tho -Aggies have hctm
training for throe months has beon
disproved. They have nothing on
Bcnnl'on's crew as far ne this year's
work Is concerned, and for pust ex
perience tho oaat benchers have tho
edge on everything else in tho male
During the holidays tho wmnaelum
floor has boon repaired and baskets :
anVinged so that a large number of
players can practice pitching baskets
at tbcsaino time. Opportunity' for
practlco games excels anything-iu
reach of, the other state Institutions'.
There are so many flrst-cla3s fresh
men at the school that ftor- a
m'oulh'o workout Bennlon Is still un
ablu to pick u team. Besides the
frtiohlca thero aro several upper
classmen who aro 'very little, below
varsity, standard and who wlll'mukp
up", at leust two first-class Second
teams. " ... , .
Four mon who played atar games
last year will bo -in the gome again
this year and It Is plain that Ltuh
Ih not working under a disadvantage
' Lon and Ott Komney are bolh 'ro- j
covered from their injuries and In 1
' their workouts, at the Y. M. C. ,.
during the vacatlona have showed
any amount of speed. Irvln lihick
Bon, last year's captain, linn also
been working out at the V, and bids
fair to agaiu bo one of the best gwl
.guards, if not the best, in the in- ' njj
forenco this year. Happy Holmstead, rfJW
the mOat reliable forward in tho ; y at
state, ha boen working during the
holidays with tho high school boys 'if&j
at Lchi. nm
Other teams in iho state are lu KmS
. fine shape. Coach Ttoberts of Provo JjiBS
1 said yesterday that the men had got . 5IRj
down to real work und that out of jlrP
what seemed a hopelessly slow buncb ' jjtg
of men a snaDPi' aggrpeatlon has hflSSl
becu ileveloped. "Olymple" Rich-. . Mm
ards is working otit nt conter ana ' jTO
' Roberts doesn't expect him to lose . mu
a ball on the Jump during the entire ; jWE
season. With Richards Rt conter, . v
A'crn Grconwood nnd Weight at for- - lIuU
wards and Hnlvcrson and Jonea af gB
guards, the Provo" team should b as aBi
strong as last year. J. Q)S
At Logan Tcetsol ia doing the usual jtj&a
thlps'--saytng little and working a w&K
lot. Last year's quintette Is back at i filial
school intact nnd should prove bet-. '.' IISE
. tor oppouontc than last winter. i JjtjK
Not much is known of the B- T. C. . ;fflM
as thev huve boen in tho high school , ' efflr
Has for several years, flowarer. ISS
thev won the state high school cham 5 JJlJI
plonshln with uch grace hist win- v JlIlB
ter that with the same men back it "fs
l safo to apaumo they will be In" jjjffc
the tournament pood and Klrong. , JEJj
The season wilt open with four tsffli
team. nrlmcd to tho minute and each . TOSS
dotcrmlned to win every game. t5i
Plan Another Rabbit Hunt. '''wf'
The special rabbit hunt, planned tm
os an Invitation au'alr by come 'of i 3nw
s thoeo whx took, part in tho hunt Jjst . flfji
Sunday, la belne arranged for bun-; MgjK
dnv. Januar' "S- Tho ; hunters. 100 - JMiHI
'strong. wll leave hero" "Saturday . rtgK
night, January -'5. and return the fol- HUK
lowing nigh!- Three slcopers and r. ' 1&H
buffet car will mako up, the bdocIbI Isafi
train, to which will be nttichcd -two
bagragc care for tho tjnucnoi'tatidn uV''
of the game. v 'yi