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Owners May Organize
Twelve Club League In
Major League Cities
Magnates at Chicago Mcctign Declare That Reorganization
Must Be Pe?L( j! or a Civil Baseball War Will
Result; Three Members to Be Named to
Control Baseball Problems
II baseball todny wan confronted with
two apparent alternatives peaceful
faj-organlxation or civil war. There
was i ho ponalblllty ul twelve club
league on one hand, composed of eight
itetlonsl league club mid throe Amer
ican league rlui.H, ivith tin her f o
American leagut dubs In another clr
i ciiit. At Icstxi. thiit was .virtually :in
ultimatum picdcr.teil lo I'n il l .1 lan
Johnson, of the American league and
owners of flv el bs Washington, j
Cleveland, Detroit, rhll.ndclphla and
St. Loots, none of Whom was ri'r -gfented
al yesterday's Joint league
meeting a inch proposed ,1 ;la.i :
The plan approved ii I'rrsldcnt
Pfeydler, of the National league and
the lubf of that circuit, all rcpre,-
sorted at the meeting as was Chicago. '
New York and Boston of the American
I' Hur. wan that proposed recently
bj A 1 1 iisker. a stoikholder In thei
Chicago National league rlirb.
w.if .-. k ' 1 to organ Uc 1 board,
of ihrea member of natlonaHj known,
J nun r.ot financial!) In ton f.l in base-'
I ball to stiperaedc the national commH-l
s!on which would bo abolished and;
H present national avn crnont
J ( Hi'
I in. il would receive a salary of j
-j I a year. The gthi two members
1 would receive $10,006 each.
H The fire American league clubs not
represented were given until Novem
H 1 to approve the new agreement'
j which would remain In force for
H j rar. T'nless BO wan
H threatened at the meeting sterda
H to form a new five team.
mi in tori
U The new hoard would bo elected
H by a majority oto of the clubs reprc-!
H sented at a Joint le igue mortlng to he'
H held In Chicago November The
nor leagues win be invited to approvi
H the agreement and 1 ccommendation ,
UmwM the club owners formulated yesterday 1
H DETROIT. Mirh.. Oct. If. It would
B 1 be well to await determination by the'
1 I courts of the status of the present1
H national commission before setting up
ftl another governing body for org.--
HJ baseball, said Frank J N'avln. presi-
H 1ont of the Detroit American league
club, discussing the
Hl ganlzation of the game and abolition'
1 of the natloanl commission.
1 Mr. N'avln Is president of one of tn,
H I five American league clubs not reprt--1
1 sented in yesterday's meeting at "hl-
D cago when re-organlzatlon was decided
f "It would be wise," Mr. Navln said,
'1 "to await the decision of the court
a Off appeals In the Baltimore case which
I will decide whether the national com-
I mission In baseball Is In violation of
I the Sherman act"
I WASHINGTON. Ool II Oark
Griffith, president -manager of iho
Washington American, deel -red last
night that the fivo American league
clubs not represented at today's meet
ing In Chicago were not opposed to1
a re-organlzation of baseball.
"Wi want complete hOOMCll an -Ing,
' Griffith said when Informed of
the action tukon at Chicago "but we
think It would he best to await until
the Chicago grand Jury completes its
InveatlgaUon of alleged crookedness.
We don't think It advisabU to start
11 re-organlatlon until all 'bo evidence
Griffith asserted that today's Chica
go conference wa "political affair")
The three clubs participating, ho add-
od, are Keeking to oust Fan Johnson I
as head of the American league
formation of a twelvo club league,
to replace the two major leagues, In
Griffith's opinion, would ho Impractl
, PHILADELPHIA. Oct, 1?. Connie,
IH .Mack, half owner of the Philadelphia
I American club, today said he was not I
I clear as to what the meetinc -f b- - I
j ball men In Chicago was driving at. '
J The five clubs not represent d at tne
j meeting constitute a malorlly of tne
I American league. he said
t Wo are the American league." lie
I added, "and when the time oomo the
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'American league will meet at the call
of Its president and no doubt will
tike action that III help baseball:
1 1 hn t will help raYae Its standard and
prevent srandaH In Ihe future
"I am not sure," Mr. Mack ald.
that some of ihe National league
clubs represented at the rmetlng uo
not need a house rleanlngi 'sr, on,
In or out of basenull -.m Joint a flnge.
at the five American league clufts
that were ri.' represented. They air
ill I IM I v 111 MI
"If all tho American league clubs
hgd supported Mr. Johnson as t:iev
should, the present baseball acandal
would never have occurred. Years
ago he wanted to lake mcaurcn to
M'-p gambling, but never received
"The American le.igue has no ob
jection to the Nation. il league trying
lo do something lo uplift the game.
VVo will Join them In anything that will
i-alM" the standard of baseball. Tne
National league seems to send out the
Impression that everything is har
monious within Its organization. I
don t know whether it Is true, but
I do know there Is harmony In the
majority of the American league clubs
and we are not going to moot until
wo know what's what and when we
take action we will make no mistake ."
Although the general outline re
erganlzatlon was expressed in the
meeting yesterday and resolutions
adopted, no definite step toward re
alignment of major league clubs was
taken. It was stated. The threat of I
the eleven clubs represented to form I
1 twelve club league In case the other
acquiesce In the re-organlzatlon. In-(
cluib'ri the solecilon of some city not
named to complete the circuit,
ill A DM R ( OMP1 MEN l 1 D.
, The National league today adopted I
a resolution complimenting President'
Reydler, of the league, upon his standi
taken In re-orga.nlzation plans and
expressed a vote of thanks.
He made the following statement: I
"It was deeply regretted that neither
Trexldent Johnson nor any represent,
live of the Washington. Philadelphia.
Detroit. Cleveland or St Louis Amerl-
can league clubs were, present. No
word was received from Mr Johnson I
or from th. cluba mentioned
"It was tho unanimous opinion of
those attending the meeting that the
re-organlzatlon of baseball should be
forthwith proceeded with and plana
Immediately prepared to that end.
"The meeting felt that tho publio
demand for public control was such
that those present had no right to
deny the immediate fruition of the
Hjuno, ,,nd all preont were heartly a
accord wth the acton adopted, belcv
tng that through the carrying out of
the same, baseball would be given a'
re-btrth with the American public."
President Johnson, of tho Ameri
can league, recently said that no re
organi"tation scheme should be con
sidered until the investigation of tne
baaeball scandal had been completed
The five clubs not represented yester
l is had ahmoil ihtmsolve ivith John
son In previous American league con
troversies In one of which last year
the mlnontv tried unsuccessfully i,
oust the president.
WIN MIT TILTS
Three Local Men Star in Bouts
Staged at Salt Lake: Young
Boxes to a Draw
Al Young of ngden and Able Mish
klnd of Salt lvke fought u M-round
jdraw 111 tin f. ..nire Mi-rt at tin- Mar
hattaii club last night at Salt Like Al '
though the first two rounds were even,
I Young battered hla opponent to all
part of tho ilng In th remaining
ionnd v ,ir.,w de.-Ulon w.ls popular
with the fans.
The nrst two rounds were evenlvi
contested, with Young coming up dur
lag the third, earning a shade due to
Ihll heavj fighting and a cross rlghi
I to t 'ue faca
The following two rounda found
I Young fighting tho local lad off his1
1 feet, and sending In rights and lefts to1
tho body at a fast clip. In the two!
1 rounds Young earned a big margin )
Th. i.-u-t r.uind .1 1' hough Able mi la
I healthy rushes and straight lefts.!
Voung was hla master In fieri ex-,
hanga a draw decision was well re
ceived. In the four-round sentlwlndup. Jack'
lian of Ogrien was given a well earned
mn oxer Joy Solomon
Kor the first two rounds Ryan
. niothercl his man with blows. Solo .
jmon never offering anr exchanges. I
seemingly content at covering all dur-,
ling th !- two rounds The first art ,
of tho third found Ryan doing all the i
work and Jay still covering.
In the last half of the third round
Jay made a few light rushea. which'
Itym mot raeh time with stiff loftal
It., iho face. The last round w.-;i hotlv
contested. This round could hove
boon given to Solomon by a slight'
bade, but owing lo hi, continual ....
ring during the first three round a
1 .on for Ryan w.is given, alt hough 1
(l was not well reoelvM
An fjrov made Rutch Michael earn'
hla decision in their four-round go.'
forcing the fighting to Michael at each'
hanga. Laroy chased Hutch around
jthe ring for the rirst two rounda ln!
r.rder to got pome action. Ml hao)
1 floored his man in the second round,
ibut could not put over ihe proper 1
Rill Pfleater loaf a four -round bout
to Bit Nelson of ogden. Pfelater did I
1 most of tho work. Wl lb . .on waited!
hli 1 hance. and swung heavy rights tol
toll a hoad. which told on the local boy
W .Iter Heart nd Tony BelattO
fought four rounda to a good drawl
i'.ilor each boy trying hard, to slip
over that necesamry blow. Belalto took
. first two rounda. while Hoart won
the last two.
John Woodmanalo and Young Mich
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opening bout, featuring WcmxI nta nale a
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WITH PIS HI
Watson's Aggregation to Clash
Against Farmers Friday in
Regular League Game
'onch Malcolm Watson'- Yel. r N'ir
mul college grtdderi are down to hard
work this week in preparation for their
flrat league game of the season. The
Woberitea will clash against the fast
Davis high school aggregation at Kays
vllle Friday In a contest which gives
promise ul being hotly contested.
Tho contest last Saturday between
the tigdcli A A. and the 9i ibai ,-tjrs
clearly convinced tli fans that Watson
has sonic first rate material on hand.
Hickman. Hallld.i und lleoa 111 I'.tr
tlculur bowed claaa galorr and these
men will, no doubt. Ik- strong ground
gal nor for tho I Hue .m.l White fl... J
Couch, who Blayed during ihe (m.i:
fieriod litst week In the fullback posi
tion, showed th.it if possessed claaa
lie abould dor!op into om of tne het
beta on the Web-r eat v. :
Hinckley at center also abowod that
he ptMBeeaad a gocxl know.lg- of the
game Ml pausing wus superb. He is
one bet bet centers in the atate and
with a few more years in the game
should bo in tho A-l claaa.
Roberta, star hMfback of the Davis
elaven. la the big .tax of the farmer
eleven, lie m ope of the best lino
plunger In tne state, can circle the
enda with great I peed and Is a good
general. Hrvo und Smith are also
star of the first order on the Roni
ney machine. Th- content Friday will
tart promptly j e'Ciack. Weber
atudenta will leave here Friday after
inoon In a bods to witness the con-teat.
It la said I'lfifntid. O. Waa tho flrt
city to prohibit the m!o or ua. of fire
works on the Kc urth of July.
BALL PLAYER IS
"Dad" Hausen Conducting
Modern Dairy at Rupert,
"From Catcher's Mitt lo Milk Pall."
is the title of .in nrticle In the Idaho
Farmer featuring H F ' Dvt' II.uk-n
igden baseball catcher in the days of
A clipping of the article by Ray W
Felton. was forwarded to the Stand
ard -E Tarn in er by Jesse S. Richards,
former igden man. now breeder of
j blooded atock at Virginia, Ida. It fol-
1 What become of the old time league
'baseball favorites? Kwrv once' in a
again At the Minidoka county fait
this year and again at the Cassia conn-
1 record. When aaked about hw too
hall record Mr IUuon eshlbitt a'
pair of hand that gave mute evidence
'GRAND JURY 10
Baseball Championships of
1919 tn Be Threshed Out
First; Witnesses Called
CHICAGO. Oct 19 Investigation
by the special grand Jury of the al
leged fixing" of the 1M worlds
j ac-rles, as well as other phases of bose
! ball gambling, was resumed today.
'The lat session was held Just before
I the world's series.
At the present aeaaion It was Indi
icated that special attention would be!
I paid to baseball pools and the gran l
I Jury was epei ted lo make some rec-I
' ommendatton i to whether or not
they were a form of gambling liarm
ful to professional baseball.
Assistant State a Attorn- Roplogle.
In charge of the investigation, .vild It'
I was possible there might be Indlci
moots In addition to the eight already
'played In the major leagues In l.'o'
IWOUld bs in.il.ifl
The poppy la discussed for accept -iance
aa the memorial flower of the
m In the Threo-i . ae ,,- ..n, .ran:
with the Kansas City club in the West.f
ern league. in io he pUv-.l nh
Southern league and later to the Ceo-'
Three ar ago Mr liauen cam to''
s milk pall, but Dad Mauan ha dem- i
nrivtrated hla ablll' to use bvth. t
Tou can build a lovely pedestal
'f niurbp.- or of praise,
You can place a man upon It
When In stardom he s nhluze.
You kin worship him and love him
I You kin point with drepeat pride
To the man who's played o fair game.
Who Ktays honest When he's tried,
Mut they don't build an pedestal
I 'or heroes who have pai-srd
And the don't rrfake lovely haloa
I Hut the blgfei heroea'come. some,
The harder they will fall.
There used to be a ball player who
coorted about the Inward garden of
the White Kox tam In Cbleagfj.
And Chicago loved him!
And there uaed to be a pool room
down In Pie morn North Paro'in
a her. the home town bo), gathered lo
pay their reapeei to this baeball etar.
Times) have hanged since. In fact,
the Chicago baseball acandal has
bobbed up since the 'good old day''
of "love aad reapeec"
Where :he I.. ra or . e made eLart-
And where the boys used to gather J
round pool table right down In the 1
ioipo town busints fesa'i so good. I
-on. hero. omlng of Joe
hit-ago Whit H
the wind HaH
SPAIN'S BEST TOREADORS I
WILL THRILL MEXICANS W
bun. for the -J"' na Th. vr nt ill IJLpH
o-gin this momb and continue through HaH
the winter H
Hoth the bull fUhters and the bulla
to ihe IfajXt- H
cans, who il lit ht In ihoc contests. It
fi M i 'nrth. st and
iigbiing qnUMag of some of ihe bulla
traineu for the arena w tMt ipLpi
metal 01 ihe r -ning with H
rid and SelUs rin r M- H
Home of tt.e Spanish bull fighters ippH
SlraiMrS'it" h'hlT " f"mou' pppl
p miaeu about l.Cs" p-rj for H
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