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HL 2 tHE EVENING STANDARD. OGDEN, UTAH. MONDAY. JANUARY 6, 1913.
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I! DIFFERENT VIEWS
I OF FIGHT GAME
TIkto ar.' many inconsistent peo-
'I. pie in i hie world, but It is doubtful if
I there arc more to be found in any
I line of sport than in the boxing frame
Can you beat this for ln onsistcn
I Tho mayor of Indianapolis, insists
I that he Will stop tbo boxing bouts
I unless the boxers put more vim into
I their work. Tn other words, he Id-
w sista on having more fighting and
1 less of the hippodrome
I In Cleveland, u . Lite mayor of that
I t ity says he will stop the game unless
I the boxers act a little more gentle
j1 manly toward one another and do lets
slugging, or. In other words, he Want!
more of the hippodrome and irs.i 01
I the real article.
I The two states are not far apart
I but the two mayors are certainly
I about as wldo Id their difference as
I it Is possible to got them.
I U is the old story of the boxinc
I game being the butt for all would be I
I ' formers and cranks of all kinds
Another case which brings the box J
ing game into this diRcusslon comes I
from Fond du Lac. Wis. In that city
I some of the real good people have ob-
I Jectcd to the boxing game, but they
have all kinds of praise for basket-'
It might be well to quote an Item I
from one of the newspaper articles!
In that city in relation to the game .
played the other night between Com
pany E team and the Oshkosh Nor
mal. "The game was the toughest I
played here In years and many of the
players were injured Henry Rueplng
had his shoulder dislocated and Ra
inussen had his nose broken. IiPlno.
Porlier and Heller all of Oshkosh, I
had to be carried from the floor un
onsclous. but later they revived and
were allowed to play again "
Can von beat that for a game of
Who ever heard of so many men
;.; Injured ;:t one boxinc b'i.'w, or,
in fact. In 1,000 boxing shows"
I SEEING VISIONS
OF THE PENNANT
Pittsburg BClibea and fans are get
ting into the habit of winning pen
nants on p-ijm r in the Winter league
They are claiming the 1913 honors
now, even If Lhey do not secure Roger
BreanahaiL With the Duke, the) say.
the rare will be a walkover for the
Pirates. To prove this contention a
.srnln- points out that the Pirates
were the best team in 1912. He
' "The second hatch of National
It ai;up playing averages for the sea
son is another attest of Pirate class
Although they were nosed out bj the
t-lants for the honors In club bat
ting, tbe Buccaneers proved their su-
. perlorlty in another way by finish
ing with more men in Ihe 800 t lass
than any other team In the league, and
now the official marks in the fielding
department show that Pittsburg was
easily the best defensive aggrega
tion in the race.
"Clarke's men had fewer fieldlne
chanrps than any rival, but they alio
made fewer errors, -and in addition
Ui showing the best team aerage they
also present several' position leaders
Bobby Byrne Is the real top-llner
J among the third basemen, as h play
ed in ISO games, while the highest
number played by any man ahead of
him was 64 by Han- Ihcrt.
'Hans Wagner Is unchallenged as
the leader of the shortstops, with an
overage of 692 one of the rare in-;
stances In which fielding figures do
not lie as showing the best man at
i particular position. Max Carey, withj
9C(i, Is tied with the highest rank-j
Ing otil fielders who played In more
than 100 game.
"Babe Adams and Hank Robin-ton
are among the pitchers who did no'
make an error all season, and Simon,
OlbtOB and Kelley may be called the
re,i leaders in the catching branch,
as all ennrht In more gomes than did
Tom Xeedham, the only backstop ap
pearing above them In th. table .'"
JIMMY ARCHER A
, Jimmy Archer is considered by
man;.1 managers to be the most won
' derful throwing catcher seen in the
American game for many years
But If tabulations were kept on th.
different receivers in their pegging to
second and third and the number of
men each one caught, Jimmy would
probably stand the highest in the Na
tional league This it because he do?s
not get so many chances As other
It so happen; that Clark Griffith
Is the best newspaper man s manu-or
in the major leacuog. Theie are oth
er rannagers whose skill lands their
clubs higher In the races, but there
(6 none who knows what really inter
ests the fans so much and gives it
to the srribes as the Old Fox
Griffith say: VrMirr iv the King be.
I of the ratchets He has watched
-Hmrnv b pcgclng and has doped it OQl
j that more than ' per cent or his
throws catch runners. Wherefore he
Issued a mandate that none of his
, players on the Cincinnati club during
the seasons of 1910 and 1911 should
try to steal when Archer was re
' celving for the Cubs.
At the start of 1910 this order was,
given to the Reds. Robert Bescher !
of I.ondon. O. one of the red-Hosed!
warriors and the best pilferer of bases i
In the older circuit, was included In I
the list r ii f.irt Griffith went Into!
a detailed dist ission with Bescher!
about the former Tlcer's throwing
"Of course "Bobby de Bosch," as the
mighty outfielder of the Reds is
known in Porktown. did not believe
his boss was right IK- tried to steal
several times during the earlier weeks
I of that year on Archer and always
came to grief
Finally he had io acknowledge the
value of that wing and rer after that
ho would make bluffs to steal, but
always dodged back to the bug
The great value of Archer to the
j Cubs, therefore, can easily bo seen
He does not hav to call for runny
" its balls The twlrlers just shoot
them over and feel sai'
It does not matter to Jimmy where
the ball eotne-s. He can peg them
just as quick whether they are in the;
groove or shoestring offerings
To thn ordinary fan this does not
seem so much of a difference But
to a player, and especially a catcher,
who perhaps has a wild heaver in the
box. It Is a wonderful advantage
Chance took Archer after JoDnlngs
had turned h'm down. Chance allow- j
cd him Io receive the pitching slants
while In bis famous crouch, which, by
the way, was the principal thing Jen
nings said he held against him
California Is preparing for the Pan-nma-Paclflc
exposition on a big BCale
I Not only will the fair be conducted
;ilong pretentious lines, but all forms
of athletics, sports and competitions
as well. The latest scheme is a revlr.
al of turf and harness racing during
According to semi-official an-nounc-ment
horses from all parts of
the world will be gathered at the Panama-Pacific
Realizing that the truest test of hore
flesh Is that of racing, the directors
of the exposition hnxe virtually com
plete 1 plans for the construction of a
race course inside the exposition
grounds Th plan for the track it
self was mnnied out after many con
ferences between the livestock de
partment director and prominent men
interested in racing It was decided
that the mere Showing of the various
(classes of hordes at the exposition.
I even in the most attractive form,
would not suffice A race track was
A committee appointed to consider
the feasibility of 'lie plan has report
ed to tb directors of the exposition
In favor ot carrying out the Idea in
every wav Although the program
contemplated for the harness horses
has v,een more or less mapoed out.
hardlv a start has been made as to
the part the thoroughbreds will play
It is settled, however, that large
purses will be given to the runners
In the neighborhood of $100 000 will
be distributed among the trotters and
pacers There will be two big mixed
meetings, the first in the sprint,
shortly after the opening of the ex- i
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and Telegraph Company
.position, and the second In tho fall
Kntrles have been promised from all
j quarters Of the globe.
PACKEY WILL KEEP
HIS OLD MANAGER
"When 1 lose you as my manager
I will quit fighting." According to
Eml) Thlery, these were the words
used by Packey M Farland. w hen th
former demanded to know what truth
existed in the report that the stock
yards battler had abandoned hlin
Paekey's failure to appear at Omahs
a few nights ago to fight Freddie Dan
iels after the promoters bad filled
the armory there with B,000 people
started the rumor
T V Krause. Omaha promoter, vis
Ited Thlery and assured him that the
lallure of McFariand to get hi9 train
in time to renr h the ringside has not
put out the growing fire of fistic en
thnolncm u hlfh l ,o . hi I'm, ili i In
Its grasp. Packey Is wanted for Jan
uary 17 with some heavier boy than
Tommy Hresnahnn. the local star, and
will take no fights until then.
Al Murrny, matchmaker of tbe Buf
I falo Athletic club, was a guest of
j Thiery's on New Year s. Jpss Wil
lard and "One Round' Iavis mnd'
i up the Now Year's card there, and
j Packey. w ho drew the creates! crowd
the club ever saw, is sought for a
Thiery says he is still holding out !
for 35 per cent of the gale at Ihe
.Madison Square Garden for the pro i
posed McFariand Brltton affair, clue j
the first week In February, If Billy I
Gibson is willing.
After more than a year of inactiv
ity, Milwaukee propomters are plan
ning a reopening of boxing in the
eream city The i .do i Athb-tlc Hub
and the National A C. the two or
KjanlaattonS in power when boxing
was a recognized sport In the Wiscon
sin metropolis, have dusted out their
rings, bought new gloves and are
ready to announce a card for the ini
Frank Mulkern, the Milwaukee pro
moter. who tried to stage the Packey
McFarland-Ad Wplgast bout, which
forced the "lid" on, Is corresponding
with several boxers about the COUP
try lie wired .Jimmy Donn, njanagor
of Johnny Kllbane, tho featherweight
champion offering Kllbnne 20 per
cent of the gross receipts to meet
Charley While at 12C at 6 o'clock but ;
Dunn refused to allow Kilbane to box
White at such a weight, demandlni;
122 at 3 o clock.
In the years gone by Milwaukee has
offered some topnotch boxing exhlbi
tions, and those who were In&trumc i
tal in making the gnme before assert
that it Ik now possible to staue boms
just as good, if not better. The new;
paper men of Milwaukee has offep-! i
some topnokh boxing exhibitions, and
those who were instrumental in male- j
Ing the game before assert that It is
now possible to stage bouts Just as
good, If not better The newspaper
men of Milwaukee are an Id to be In
terested in both athletic olubs, and
the promoters assert thai publil Itj lc
the least figure of expense that they
are worrying about
The announcement that the English
Olympic commit toe it- couslderiug the
feasibility oi employing a trainer in
I 'ho athletic reorganization s. hem
i has aroused considerable Intereal Io
tins country According to report, a
tentative offer will boon he made to
I Thomas F. Keeno, at present athletic
I trainer at Syracuse university II is
understood that the English author!
ties are particular! . anxious to set m
(a trainer who has had a thorough ex
perience aud training in American
athletic methods Coach Keeno. as
he is known at Syracuse, is uon com
I mlttal on the subject Keeno says 1
"I have Imd no direct otter from the
English managers, but I have heard
'indirectly tba' the) are considering
, offering me a position as coach of
their teams At piesent everything
In in the air."
if Keeno in selected, and It appears
probable, since he Is of English birth
and has many years, of experience un
dor the American athletic system, he
will make the third trainer Io go
abroad under similar conditions. Ern
ie HJertberg is a fixture in Swedish
Olympic athletic circles aud Alvin C.
Kraenzlein has recnitl accepted a'
similar iositlon In Germany. Pranc.
is also on the outlook for an athlete ',
I trainer and coach, and by 1916. whou
I the Olympic games are held at Ber- I
lln. the rivalry .iroung the foreign !
athletes coached to 'ompote along
American lines should make the point
scoring contest far keener than at i
J James E Sullivan tli American
Olympic commissioner at the Stock
holm gamcB. in discussing the report
ed desire of the English to engage a
trainer with American experiences,
, said .
"It Is not alone a triiner that the
l-iU'lL-ih neod. An aihloti.- director K
really necessary If England Is to take
her former position In track and field I
athletics. Her system it so antiqu I
ed that It needs a thorough overhaul'
Ing One trainer or a dozen will not
materially help. Some man. who is
un athletic enthusiast, with lull pow
ler to plan and se urc co-operation all
I alone the line. Is w hat hi needed.
, When England renches the point
where athletics are a part of bet
school, church, club and college sys
tem, then she will be developing ath
letes of quality and quantity that will
make Other nations look to their lau
Irels in the Olympic games
"When the name ent litisiustn and
I opportunities prevail In England, or
I any other country, then the reason
for American athletic success will no
I longer be it secret Tom Keen- is a
splendid COa h and trainer, and I hope
that he secures the position for whih
his nam.' Is mentioned, but he tMiouid
not be handicapped at the start by
i ti. iisii. methods in ogne in Eng
land at present."
HE WILL QUIT GAME
When Rube Marquard vows he will
, quit baseball unless he gets $10.nrto
i nobody believes him. When R do
Marquard allows h win travel to
Paris with himself and his troupo It
I Sounds still funnier Yet holdouts
ihavo made tholl clubs como across,
and even the Parisian stunt was pull
'ed off by Bobby Carruthers
r'arrnthers held out on St. Louis for
(3,000 in the good old days when star
pitchers thought they were lu-kv to
get $1.2rm in real monej
When Yon dor Ahe received Car
ruthers" letter he nenrh had an at
tack of apolexy
"Five thousand dollars " yelled
Chris. "Why, I never saw that much
money In one lump sum "
Put Carruthers says he'll go to!
Paris if wo don't paj that amount,"
growled Charley Comiakey.
Why. there is no ball club over
there" replied Chris with a merry1
he-haw Bismark put that place)
on the bum ' Let him go there If ho
But the Brown? could not get along
I without Carruthers One moonth af
ter the season opened the club was
I in the ruck, and Chris wasn't taking
I in enough money to pay the gate
keepers. "Cable Carruthers to come home
111 give him 5,000," bellowed Chris
one day after counting up the gate
Pet eipts, which totaled $in
"Parisian" Bob's return created a
commotion in St Louis and all over
the American association circuit. He
pitched the Browns Into first place.
I and Von der Ahe was merrv onco
Marquard Is trying to work the
same game on the New York club.
Yon just can't boat a star ball player
J T. Brush permitted a difference ofi
$2,000 between him and Mike Donlln I
to cost the New York club the pen- ;
nam In 1909 and more than !100,000l
Walter Johnson made Washington
come to time last year. Bill Sweeney I
whipped the Yankees into line last f
season and Bob Harmon and nill
Steele made the Cards come across
(SSI spilnc. Even Roger Brcsnahan
who is usually with the ball players,
tried to whip Harmon and Steele I
Into line, but they sawed wood and I
said nothing, and the day before the'
campaign opened Roger had to sign
the pair at their own terms
RIVERS WEARING 1
DOUBLE E SMILE
'By Robert Edgrt-n )
Mexican Toe Rivers, whose real
name is Lito Ybarra landed in New
York wearing a large No in smile, E
width. And why not? It isn't everv
fellow of twent, nho can hop into
this town with the assuranco that he
w.in earn an average a couple of thou
sand dollars a week during his stay.
Rivers looks like a well-built boy
and a seasoned fighter That he has
cleverness is proved by the fact that
he sIiowt no marks, after all the hard
flchts he has had with the top-notch
featherweights and lightweights
River? listened to a description of
Leach Cross with a silent stolldlty
(that was more Indian than Spanish
For that natter, there's more Indian
ibon Spanish in the average Mexican.
You've nover been east before,
have you?" I asked
"Oh. yes," replied Rivers quickly I
I've 1eon in Denver."
Denver Is "east" where Rivers ;
comes from. I .
The Mexican did not do anv fight-I
ing in Denver. He Just visited the! i
This is his first exporiencA of Ice
and snow and cold weather When
told that hod find training in New!
ork winter weather a little different
from training in the warm, dry air of
Los Anceie?, he merely grunted ,
ueserlption of Leach Cross and his I
walloping power failed to impress 1 lim '
in the least, ff he was interested h '
dldn t show it.
But It was different when fights in f
tn , ast were mentioned
"I've been fighting three years
now Im 20, said Rivers, in answer I
to questions. "T v0 had twenty-three
rights and won a pood share of them
W tn knockouts. Yes. I Uke to fight
V f ' tn" Whc" 1 a boy I
liked to light It didn't Uke long
when I started to get over Z pr"
"The Jlf8t mln ,.v5 f
should say Webster was Tone of the
beat i suppose he Isn't known so !
well here, but In Callfonjl , be did
some great fighting j had a harJ
time with him.
I g'lesH Man. lot jg the cleverest and
UtThtwelghl , ere? tought No"
doubt about It. Ho heat me, and then
i fought bin. agnfn aDd be gS"
That was In my last fight a Htn
ago. Mandot is a Who
man than SVoTgast. Re'e a .
fighter and a hard hitter He gave "
me lots of trouble I'd rather fight
Wolgust an dnv than Mandot"
"How about WolKast'" I asked
"Rivers boat him," Chipped In the
Mexican's manager. 'Referee lack
I Welch picked WOlgagt up from the
floor when tho Were bOtfi down and
i counted over Rivers We should
bavc had that declalon two Wnya
Fllver"' knocked Vnl-ns- out "
' Wolgast mal a claim of foul.
I too." said Joe.
"He did right after the fight, but
pei haps vou noticed that he never
did the next day or atter that," re
torted the managi I
Rivera has made as much mono;,
during the past yean as iny of tho
The chilly mountain wlnda la6t
evening caused no lack ol attendant
at the Tabernacle service, for th" big!'
edifice was filled to capacity, n num
Ibor being required to stand in the
The meeting was hehl under the I
auspices of the Mutual ImprOTcmi nl
associations of Ihe three stakes, with
President Seaman ol the Weber stake
Y M M I. A presiding, and the pro- j
gram was greatly enjoyed by all prea
After the organ prelude by Organ- j
1st Ham F hi taker aud the slngin(;
I of the anthem, ' O, Come Let Us
Sing." by Win. S right and choir,
:thc Invocation was offered by ApostK
I David O. McKay.
I President Seaman, in a brief ad
dress, said that th" musical program
bad been arranged b Prof Ballon-1
tyno to demonstrate what could bo
ac com dished In a musical way by
the young men of the throe stakes in
four part singing
Elder Chas. J Ross, In a few well
chosen words, announced the recital
of Emma Lucy Gates for the evening
of January S, slating that In Miss
(Jatt.s. Utah wns represented among
tho few states In the union that Miflld
boast of having contributed a gra n d
op-fra star to the musical world and ,
iiuiuo all pr.-sent to attend the re
The first group of songs by the
ma lc r boms ln luded
1 omin' Thru the Rye " L
"List Nigbt." with tenor solo by I
George Douglas I
"Last Rose of Summer." with so- I
prano solo b Myrtle Ballinger Hig-1 1
Tho choruses were all excellently
sung, the two solos adding delightful
melody to the harmonious renditions
I Apostle Heber J Grant, the speak
er of the evening, h.'gan bis address
by saying that ho was deeply Inter
ested In mutual Improvement work in
all its branches and that be had been
extremely pleased with progress be
Ing made in singing, as was evldenc
ed by the program he had heard. He
also said lhat it was very important
that tho young men should learn to
sing, as music played a big part in
Continuing ou the theme of the
evening ho kept the congregation In
a merrj humor with an Interesting
narrative of the mam difficulties he
had pncouniered in learning to carrj
B tune For many years, he said,
he had practiced for days, weeks and
months to learn a single line of mu
clc, but by persistence, at the pros
ent time h? knew more than ISO
songs and could learn others Ith
little trouble. TIk- point he empha
sized In toning of his early Inabllltj
and present ability to can a (rune
was the fact that in both cases t
was the same eye, oice, ear and
hand, that tho song was just the same
but thai persistent effort increased
the capacity to aecomplisb results
This fact he also demonstrated bv
pxamples from his experiences in oth
er fields of endeavor.
Apostle Grant s remarks were lis
tened if. attentively and beneath the
TO OUR FRIENDS
May you accom
plish what you at
tempt, enjoy what
you have, and find
! nothing to regret.
COAL & 1
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Tho closing numbers by tho male '1
"the Old Folks at Home."
"My Old Kentucky Home.' with
tenor solo by George Douihis
I'recedlnc tbo benediction, which 4
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