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Hi , THE OCDEN STANDARD. OGDEN, UTAH. SATURDAY, JUNE 27, I9U. B-
WILL FtGHT JOHNSON TODAY FOR HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP I Two views of Moran who fights jack Johnson in Paris for the woi heavyweight championship toda Mp ran here show hifl .'anions :-it boo lu Hie body, a punch with which hopes to wrest the title awaj from the big black. Paris. June 27. While opinion is much divided, tbe odds laying with he Johnson .Moran battle a f J n hour. away is strongly in favor of the giant r.egro, who conquered Jim Jeffries Scores of prominent American sporting men are here in Pi ris I u.av. Among them are Tom Flanagan brother of John Flanagan champ weight tli rower. There g also Sam Leonard Of To ronto, known as a man who almost always picks B winner. Leonard only watched Johnson one afternoon before he gave It as his opinion that 2 to 1 1 on the negro champion would bi good bet. Flanagan declares Johnson is In I . I ! JOHNSON WILL MEETDEFEAT I By VV. A (BILLY) BRADY. Paris, June 2fi if Kd Curley ! 'Right cross.' Hat Hasterson or snj one of a dozen other New Vork sport lng writers could have been slth me today and if the Johnson Moran fitfht ' were to be staged anywhere In the Vnited States. It js very doubtful If there would be any fiplu at all to morrow night. Everybody remember the roa handpd out to 8am Langford the morning after hit; contest with Gun boat" Smith In New York Langford was overweight I saw tho right and. I believe me, Langford was sylphJtkel and in perfect condition compared! with the Jcck Johnson i saw working with a punching bag in a dan. .. hell this afternoon. Johnson Is in hoglike, shape. Lreat lolds of fat and flesh haug oer his blue trunks and a though ho showed no punch, tho old W2jhboard-rldged stomaci hand dls-i appeared and his midsection lool soft. In his dressing room, while he was being rubbed down. I exchanged a . few words with Johnson and this Is M nearly accurate a summar of what was said as I C3n set down "What do you want to tell ths read ers of the International News St-r Johnson?' I asked Shutting his ey, the neCro waited I full minute before replying. Then. almo6t defiantly, he said "1 am going to wn sure " Would you like to sa how many LH urn iwfss!iFi IN Mil 1 1 mjSrSjflfib 1 s2 Twentv-fifth Street J I unmistakably better condition than I at the tim of the Jeffries or the H nn fight. Johnson's weight is around 210 to L'L". pounds. He expect- to fight at 212 pounds, he has stated. Carpentier, the 'Vrench champion has been chosen to referee the fight It is ludieved this fact will add $20, Odd to Hi- gate receipts Tom Plana-1 ! gun it Johnson proves the victor, will) D3 immediately to Dublin to nego-i tiatc for a fight in that city between Johnson and Jim Coffey, the Dublin' whom Richard Qroker has de clared his intention of backing. Flan ag in is very eager i brin; off this fight Frank Moran is nw physically per fect, a towering mass of muscle Ex rjerl who have examined him unani mously declare there isn't an ounce of superfluous fat on his body, while the wall of abdominal muscle he has do eloped is i m prcgntb Lithe, ac tle. strong. Moran, despite his 206 rounds the fight will go? " The reply came more Quickly "I will knock Moran out In the twelfth round." said the negro. "Just long enough." 1 uqgestcd. to make the moving pictures aiu able,', "1 need the money, Mr. Brady," ' Johnron answ ered. Moran Confident. When we arrived ;it Moran s camp' Moran Came jumping down the path, Bhouting greetings like an uncurbed school boy As he came he pulled the grjy sweater he was w earing over his bead and flung it in the air. ills upper body looked about as yielding as the pun turret of a battleship. In all my experience with prize-fighters 1 have never seen a more magnificent specimen of perfect condition than I saw in Moran Moran did not want to talk. His deep interest lay In hearing what bin frienda in New York were doing and' what the American public thought of his chance When 1 pinned him down, this is all be would say: "From the tini" I made up my mind to become a fighter I've had just one Idea in m head and that la that the gam. is no good unless you are nt the top. I did not challenge Johnson to gain only money and temporary tame I challenged him because I thought I could whip h'.m. Today I know I not only can but shall whip him. Not since Corbett met Sullivan has a mnn had such an opportunity to win the heavyweight championship oi th orld 1 honestly believe that when I've beaten Johnson he will be a great deal more dangerous than he is today. I realize that the only rea son he consented to light waa because originally he thought I wns sort plcK ing. Johnson s mone had i n nearly all gone. He had become ao CUBtomed to big spending and saw in me a chance to replenish his bank account." 1 promised to give the result of my cbaervatlona of the two men in this rtlcle. Here It If the fight is on the kei Johnson is due to meet his Waterloo Moran will make the negro the most surprised Individual that a championship contest ev.-r developed I cav it the fight iR on tri0 )0e for several reasons To begin with, the whole business end of the match is shrouded In tho pounds, springs about the ring like a Russian ballet dancer, but what has ' spe lall) impressed all the big box ing authorities who have watched blm in his camp at Butry is his amazing straight left. Ever since he went into training Moran has been cultivating this blow which comes out from the -boulder like a piston rod and is capable of felling an ox W hen he meets John son the white man's plan is to wait steadf istly for an opening and then bring his left into full play, believing only one such well-planted blow will be required to knock out Johnson Everyone who has issited Butry has left deeply Impressed with Moran's quiet determination to succeed where Jim Jeffries failed. Moran himself, however, is modesty itself He doesn't belittle Johnson's chances and admits he la taking'on one of the most scientific boxers who ever donned the gloves deepest mystery, Nobody spems to know who g n. on the profits I have It on good authority that Johnson himself put up $3800 for a third In terest in the gate A Vienna mem ber of the French boxing society is I alho said to have a third Interest. It j was the French boxing society, how lever, which declared that Johnson I ! bad lorfeit.-d his rights to rbe cham pionship title and later reversed Its ' d i islon. Another thing that makes the fight look queer Is the fact that Moran. on i a telegraphic summons, lett his train ing quarters today and journeyeu to Paris to hold a conference with Dan Me Kettlick Moran admitted to me that the talk was in connection with the moving pictures of the fight A man or his man ;ger with the heavy weight Championship of the world in the balance ought not to be bothering about moving pictures the day before the fight My personal opinion, how ' i is. that no matter what the "un demanding' may be. Moran is going) to forget It when he gets into the I ring tomorrow and discovers that the only thin;; that stands between him anil the ambition of his life Is a fat. I sluggish, slow and badl v-condit loned old negro. ALFRED BROWN TO SWIM FOR TROPHY New i,rk. ii,ne 27 Alfred Brown, of this city, announces that he has completed arrangements to go abroad I In August in an attempt to swim the English channel for the Alexander' trophy. a sliver cup offered by a, London promoter of water sport. Brown says he will be piloted bv Johnny wxiand or Hover, who has handled many swimmers in attempt lng to lift the trophy and equal the: feat accomplished by Captain Webb and W Burgess. Henry F. 8ulllvan of Lowell, Sam uel Richardson of Boatou. and Gus tave Schlomberg of New York, have also signified their Intention of go-1 lng arter the valuable prize, end there Is talk of Samuel Finkelman of New York and Hi 3 Rose Puonoff of Boston having laid plana to undertake' the trip In September. RED SOX IN RACE FORJENNANT By Monty New York. June 27 Don't let any body tell you that the Iced Sox arc no factor In the present race for the American League pennant at least not yet Cnless they should drop a hunch of games all in a row right now, they are far from being eliminated from the fray The season is not hal, gone yet, and it takes only a brief stretch of consisted winning to mow down a margin of half a dozen games The Red Sox arc well within sight of the top. and If hard luck does not overtake them In the form of injuries or sickness we look for these Boston- inns of Bill Carrigan to be right up there give-and-tnke with the leader during the last few weeks of the sea son. In the Reds we have a team that has not obtained the best possible re sults from its endeavors in the early lart o! 'he season The have been trying hard enough and they figure on paper to rate B sjrongly as any team in the circuit with the poe6iblc ex cpptfon of the Athletics. The latter belong miles ahead of the field i' ply ing up to their form, hut the conceited overconfidence of the regular mem hers of the team coupled with the in different work of the young pitchers will be found disastrous to the cause of Connie Mack if things are" not changed, and though the team has .staved up there on top most of the lime the same situation still exists, and if Mack cannot lift his men out of the rut soon, he will find them losing games in bunches. The Detroit Tigers have circulated about in the first division from the top down to third place, always no worse than a few games behind, but they are too brittle to be expected to stick it out, since the incapitation of either Cobb or Crawford makes them a second rate team The Senators without Walter Johnson in form loom up hardly more prominently than fourth or fifth place at the best when the final reckoning is in. The Browns of course are to ' considered, for Rickey has a oiint; team fighting for ' . ' rj little point the sort of a team that is hard to gau?4 Nothing could please 'be average fan more than to si'i them snapping it out for the flag at the jinish But they are not the tried and true band of performers that the Red Sox are, having only three or four established stars against six or seven for the Bostonians. Tris Speaker, Harry Hooper Duffs Lewis Larry Gardner, Steve Yerke?, Forest Cady, Rill Carrigan. Ray Col lins, Hugh Bed lent and Joe Wood are all eterar.s of the 1912 world's cham pionship team as also is Pinch Hitter Olaf Hendrlksen The outfield made nn of Sneaker Hoouer and Lewis still Classes as the best in the game, 1 though Speaker has not hit anywhere near to bis proper standard thu6 far I Gardner at third base, Yerkes at-set-i ond form the nucleus of the new In ' field .with capable voungr.ters in Ev , erett Seott and Howard Janvrln hold ' ing down short and second respective j nd on the bench sits the injured I Heine Wagner, a shortstop who when right ranks hardh below his name ' sake. Hans, as well as Clyde Engel, a ! first sarker who can whale the hide of the ball The fielding defense of this; ana' has been plenty good enough and now with Speaker just beginning to find his batting eye atrain. the punch on the attack is arriving more strongly as the flays gO by. But the chief asset of Manage Car digan Is in his battery power. He and Cady, with Pinch Thomas in the role1 nf third string backstop, form a catch ing staff that compares favorabl with an In the business. With all bis pit Chers going properly, there is onlv one club in the game the White Sox that can hold a candle to the eorps or Carrigan and ihe White Sox of course are so weak in all other lines that thev are hopelessly out of it now. Joe Wood seems to have come back t, his old self after being in the dis 1 card a vear through injury and IllneSI If he can perform in his sensational I 1012 manner, even the White Sox mound staff will be outclassed for live other capable performers are on the Job with him. Bedient, the wonder DOUBLE-HEADER Tomorrow, Fellows We'll Win Both, So Go in Your "GLAD RAGS." Get 'em tonight at BuchmiHer 4. Flowers' rare moving day sale If It's anything for particular men. we have it at cut prices. Swell suits, stylish shirts, summer under wear, smart straws anything for men. DON'T OVERLOOK THIS ONE BEST BET, MEN Come tonight just to look. We'll amaze you with wonderfu-: offer ings. Moving Day comes; every thing goes. Pick while the Picking is good. Buchmiller a Flowers Dressers if Merv" aC'i VWA5MIMCTOM AVENUt I Hello Bill!!!! OF COURSE YOU'LL BE THERE I BUT DON'T STOP AT THAT make an effort !o " Have AOou Too I Elk's Purple Day I LAGOON f Tuesday-June 30 I BENEFIT ELKS' CHARITY FUND I Wt Not a Dull Moment from Noon Till Midnight I GAMES RACES DANCING ETC. I 5 Bands in Attendance. B EVERYBODY WELCOMEYOU'RE INVITED I Fare 25 Cents RSD I SBH of the world's series against the l(iiant has Itc-Min to disija his worth again and Ray Collins, the hi- smith paw, once more is doing oonsistenl work To back them up are thee ol the most amazing young finds of mans seasons in (ieorge Foster, Dutch Leon ard and Rankin Johnson, the last nam ed is the boy who upset the great Walter Johnson two times handrun ning. One point in favor of the Red Sox as they set out to become a business like unit aiming at the pinnacle is their uncanny ability to wallop the good teams more than they do the weaker ones The Athletics are the only gang in the first division that has won a majority of games played with the Red Sox to date. The F.ostonesc have whipped the Detroit Tigers by five games to three, the Browns by five to two and the Senators by six to five. Thv Red Sox also have licked the Nans by five to three. The Yan kees and the white Soi are the clubs against which they have played their most Inconsistent grade of ball The Ked Sox tackle the Athletics Monday Four games In a row and a healthy margin of victories in thH series would briiiR the Philadelphia down within easy striking distance, at the same time exalting Carrigan s crew Co to it, boys. KANSAS CITY DEFEATS DENVER. Kansas City. June L'iS. Coming up from behind at the beginning of the eighth period, and plaving an aggres sive, uphill game, the St Louis Coun try club polo four defeated the Den ver Country club team today, 9 to I 7 3-4. The match waa a special one. 1 arranged in connection with the tour- n. i merit of the western circuit of the 1 National Poio association, as the re- I suit of the withdrawal of the Onwent- I sia lub team of Chicago. ibbk The Denver team was given four I Roals at the outset and led until the I last five minutes of play, when Sin- I mjpns of St. Louis raced throe goals I in rapid succession, giving his team I the match. LH (Additional Sports on Page 3) Dr. S C. Mitchell, president of the I .Medical college, Virginia, has accept ed the presidency of Delaware col- I lege. 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