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THE MORNING OREGONIAN WEDNESDAY. MAKCII 20, 1912.
ONLY 2 RECRUITS
Coitrin. Kibble. Mathes, Hcrr,
Straight. Hirsch and Byrd
Fail to Make Good.
CHOSEN DUO ARE HITTERS
Bancroft and M.-TWrll llrl.l -n
Heaver Snuail: Other. Sent lo
Mck Vllllan Bancroft to
I.rart Off R.iltlns.
This 1 np!:.
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Th.rf wttn te ri tn (h'tohfr.
Tfrrt un the wal'iepms knn.tile.
Jln and the c'.uhhei' if rnir-l
Moor. nd s:r .rn an.! Kid Ki'M.-.
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"SANTA MMHA. '.il. March !.
lSpcil. Walter M-Cred'e to.Iay or
crd out rts r-'rurlno dictation ma
chin and tr.ts . what trio fluffy
tree.l in"i:r.i r-hrr heard when t"
waxy roll rrcn-l uroimil the "hi
f MMiorimni- few minutes Inter-
"W. V. Mri'rrilir, Yanruuvrr, Wash,
--pe.i'r Juii-e: I have found II utterly
im,r.lhl tt Install lour years'
Kn.. r-.i- Into certain aspirlnc hall
plnvem within a epcritlcrt in "'k.
o I respectfully iihrtitt the f.dlowmc
vtnn!tr ax candidates for the I'ort
j.n.! North urstrrn lfu team: H-b-by
foltrm. nhorlator': Kihbte. thl-d
hivmin; Mathc... infti-M and mitrl-id:
Straight, otiirlrl.l. ll:r.-.!i. U r.l an.l
Mrltamll Barrft BMiNM.
"I have retained Hanrroft. th Su
prior. Wis.. iro.i:ny. for short'top trn
I4IIT1. nd M.l"ll. f fiui'Tl"r.
Nb.. for th- utility berth. PiirninK may
be down in siitli pl.irr In th itsu.
hut I lwa V.Arf liad a fondnrM for
Ilia juM:rior" . layer.
"Miiiucir i'iu'I riianilon."
The nbove at lii- turning point of
th J--vririt training lo-n.on t'-U tiie
entire iry. T e 1'orTian.i CojM
Lacue rur.ll.lat.- hav beTl welched
In the hahir.re and of tbe enure rn
.emble or drafted and pu ri-lia-ned
ounster only li have been re
tained. It.in. roft and M. lowrll. and
iirl--.n t!ie former produce a l.i I'eiW
Ir.paush ritfhl at the J-.imp. M.Cre.lle
Ml ther will be another phenom
hot Mondewarda like a rubber ball
Irom a vaudeville cannon. But Pan-
rnft look :i per i-ent better than
1 eek d'll a year ao. areorilinu to ranif
f.llow-r. and ever body t predletlnir
I ul he will prove a atar of mu. h
Tm Mian Kara Reversal.
Tne iiiilititution of M.-Dowel! for
Mathe In Ihe utility pU-conholo ami
tie dioardlnn of ttyrd. the longitudinal
rtcht-hander from Helena, lurnlfhed
the only reversal of form of the 1512
kink-drtvln llei.ia. Mathe Mand at
the plate like a Tynu fobb In em
liryo an.l evcrybtwiy thoucht base hits
would be a proline a blark berrle.
Itul the B.itte wonder hasn t whaned
one iiafe for o lona now that the fan
wo il.l i-olUpe with a iKh like a team
ralliope If the rill did happen to careen
-where they ain't.'"
Iieep down In hi l.eart i!an.it:or Mr-;-rehe
likely hadn't rU-ured on any of
hi four minor shortstop candidate
uaklns cood. A Indication of this we
wlcht po-.nt to his reKotlatlon with
"Vvcland for a veteran shortstop to
Se held in service. However, the Al.id
J'nic maneuverliiK of ll.incrofl on the
Held of play baa sort of lUistered the
bos. and. needles to lay. he la tickled,
for already Mai- I taurine on an ex
'ersive rearrangement of Ins batting
Baaeraft t 1-ad Off.
"Bancroft I the fartrst man on the
quad, too fa.-1 to bory down net to
Uie ratctier. where I'e. klnp.iuich ."
auoih he. "I tue-s I II Just try him
first on the roll durlns the Ix Anueles
rie. with fhadbourne. Ko.lKers. Lind
mv and Ione following alon In or
der. That will start u off with a
rht-!iar.der and four left-hand bats
men Whv have I given McDowell the
a 1 over Mathoei? Well, tor ona thine.
Ie la a natural cloiitlnjt demon and.
aa.iln. I expe.-t to pull omo of my
I. It -;;n. !.l battrr aitalnst southpaw
rit iier and ue MrKowell. a rlnht
ander. In their pla.es. He can play
inv poM'lon on Ihe diamond."
Ti e reliotmn of Hvrd to the North
western la-aicue an.l the tardy report
lrt of Veast y mean that I'ortlund will
start the nfMiin with seven Hurler.
mii- more than the nuinhr to be car
ried throiiKti the season. Knur of these
a.-' holdover llarkness. Henderson,
l.anillr.e and Koetner and three nw
uifn. veterans who have been tried and
found there with the (roods Temple.
5:.-'cer and Willlran. The latter Is
lei t.nl. allv the property of t'olumbu.
wnt will undoubted!- be aobl.led In by
tiie Portland manaaer. l..'redle ay
i.e Is closo t Bobby Qulnn. of the Cn
Ivmbus Ciub. and will buy I'.illican If
ue National commission turns down hl
. latin to havniK sUned him when a free
Oikww I lie armed.
t-horne. the llrants ra-s youth, will
lo- nurst alone for Mae has taken a
liking to the diminutive on off whom
he t.ansed a homer and a triple In two
'.fine up last Sunday. . .
1th Hie opening of the even
month' rrind less than two weeka off.
t.te bo are fe!inic as i-hety a a
San Kranrlsco i"re.-k fruit baron
la.-klnB in the defeat of Trilbv Zl.ysi
Vo he Iwsueiral. a few- nUl.ts bark.
lutch Krueser I nurlnc a sliitht
charier hore. but the wor-t of the pre
season a-rln.l 1 over, kink are prae-ti.-a:iv
minus and arms a free as soap
box oratory alona- K'K de Washlnston.
?peck Ifarknes nearly evf.loded with
.lv thi mumlnit when he found that
.i salary w ln hai thrown off Ita
Inter somnolency and was as fit as
a fid lie for hard work. M.-t'redia
hasn't decided whom he will work In
the opening Kame but favor Hark-nesa,
and If tKe spe.-k!ed one I In shape he
i:l lake up the bnr.leis of the Initial
Koestner ha never had much lurk
-ithe-r asainst I.os Angeles or ban
Kranclsco on their home grounds.
The snuad enjoel only Msht rehearral
to,lav. but I'-e Bamex will be resumed
tomcrrow t.tn S'ln.lav tl'.e N'ort h wee t
nn l.es.Kue reriiirs will sav t.'ulr fare
well In a came against the fowsters.
Immediately t;iereafler Ihey will taka
up the track to Sacramento,
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TEMPLE IS lffl
New Beaver Pitcher Has Aver
age of .625 in 4 Years.
HEAVER BUILT LIKE GIANT
Draflril hy M-.rw lie la Sent to
C'onnort Icu t Lrajriie Without
Trial hut lie St III Hope to
(ct Into Major.
1V ItoS.'OE FAWl'ETT.
A N'T A .MARIA. Cal.. March 1J.
(Special.) Templo, according to the
un-ihririifed. Is a sanctuary of worship.
Solomon owed considerable of hi no
toriety to his temple at Jerusalem. The
Kuypllans. 5reck. Unmans. Persians
and other ancient had temples for
worship. On the sacrificial platform
of Antec temple thousand of victims
perished annually, while closer at home
Ihe Mormons designate as "The Tem
ple' the worshipful medium at Salt
This Is no svtnnoslum on religious
history, but It does serve to throw the
spotliicht of publicity toward one of
tno new Portland Coast Leacue pitch
ers, a modern Temple. William, by
watery anointment, for whom Manaaer
Mct'redle predicts all the worshipful
adulation of the cobwebby Mosque of
Temple la t.laat.
William Temple Is the hlit rlKht-hand
Imrler bought from the chuinpion
Fprlniflcld club of the Connecticut
Slate League about three weeks ago
when pitcher Oreenwell. of the same
club, refused to obey baseball man
dates and come Westward. He Is a
giant In stature: Is single: Is a
college men In Intellect; I am
bltiou snj sober; has served some
time with a major J.ague club, and,
moreover, had remarkable success since
breaking Into the professional pitching
game back In 19US.
Temple hasn't a romantic or Imagi
native stitch In his fabric. He Is sober,
minded an.l prosaic, hut In his six feet
one inch of bone and muscle and 190
pounds of meat, we have him the big
gest man on the- Portland gunning
Career "Carta la Cellese.
"I began pitching at the Agricultural
and Mechanical College at Raleigh. N.
i.. in I9S." said Temple yesterday,
discussing his brief baseball career. "I
was off a farm at Siinford. N. C. and
was taking the mechanical course. Bill
IJnd.ay an.l 1 played against each
other on rival college aggregations, for
I pit hed for the Raleigh school for
"My professional career waa begun
with Chester In the South Carolina
State League. Class l In 190$. when I
won 11 and lost T. besides playlnif the
outfield in 70 games and hutting ."'29.
Norfolk drafted me that Kail, and I
won IT an.l lost 9 for thi Virginia
State league club In I90!. Watt Pow
ell. iM.ar.e and Schmidt were In the dr.
"The New York Cianl drafted me for
191'." continued the big right hander.
"I went to .Marlln Springs with Mc
;raw and stuck on the bench without a
trial until the middle of June, when
"M'icgsv" sent me to North Hampton,
In the Connecticut Slate League, where
I played all year without a contract. I
won 14 and lost 11 with a club that
finished In seventh place."
Hadarra Prises Temple,
Metmger. of Los Angles; Leverenz.
Teckinpaugh and Hill Rodger, captain
of the Heavers, were In the Connecticut
I-eaguo In 1910. and Rodgers pay a
high tribute to the ability of the big
New York Illegal "farming'' method
resulted In Temple being declared a
free agent In the Winter of 1911. and
he signed with Springfield. In the same
league, for service last year. Spring
field won the pennant, due partly to
Temple consistent maneuvering on
Ihe hill, where he won 1 games and
"I think I will make good with Port
land." said he. And his -record of S3
games won and only 39 lost In our
car of ball would seem to Justify tola
confidence. Remember that I a grand
average of .STi. which In probably 12a
points over the average of the clubs
he has been with.
Temple Is year old. Is a single
man. batted .lx.1 last year and fielded
KANi: .UTEIt KVAX'S ItKCOKD
Vernon Tlpcr Have No Trouble
Heating High School Hoys. '
LOS AVGKLKS. Cal.. March 19. (Spe
cial.) Happy Hotran's regular hitched
up with the Los Angeles High School
team In another practice game this aft
ernoon at Waahlngton Park. Hogan's
lineup was the same as yesterday, and
they had little trouble In defeating; the
Kane, the crack left liel.ler. was there
again today with the stick, and if he
continues In this form he will no doubt
equal Buddy Ryan's batting- average
of last season. Hogan had Stewart and
dimming on the mound today, and
both showed III pood form. Score 5
WIMKWT" I'KRXS I'.WS VISIT
Oklahoma WcltorwolKhl Is on Way
lo Snii Kranol!-H Klfshtdom.
Clarence "Wildcat" Kerns, the Okla
homa welterweight who aspires to wear
the mythical crown generally consid
ered a most appropriately adorning
the brow of Mike. Qlbbons. of St. Paul,
passed through Portland yesterday on
his way to San Francisco, where he
expects to make a stir in the pugil
Ferns Is touted a one of the best
of the welters. He hus been coming to
the front of late, and expects to In
gratiate himself Into the good grace
of California fans, looking towards a
bout with Olbhona or Bronson. He lert
Tommy Dixon at Butte, -where tha
foathor la slated to meet Tally Johns,
a Montana product.
Vanderbill'! Horse Win.
PARIS. March 19. Horses owned by
W. K. Vanderbilt won a first and sec
ond prlae today at Malson'a Lafflte.
Marmara finished first In the Prix de
Vllle Chellve of 11000. which was run
at SH furlongs. In the Prix Andree
of 11000 for s-year-olds. Faventia ran
second. The distance was one mile.
BOXING MATCH IS OFF
GRAND Jl'RY CALLS HALT OS
Promoter A. J. Howard. I Trying
to Arranjre to Stage Mill In Sonic
Other Place Than Gresliam.
"They gotta quit klckin' our fighters
aroun'" 1 the wall raised by Portland
lovers of the titlc art. following- an
announcement yesterday that the pro
posed 10-round boxing exhibition be
ween Danny O'Brien and Earl Hen
derson at Gresham tonight Is not to be.
Sheriff Stevens was closeted with the
members of the grand Jury yesterday
morning; and exploded the bomb when
he emerged from the conference.
O'Brien and Henderson were sched
uled to meet at Oresham tonight In a
10-round no-declslon contest. Pro
moter A. J. Edwards went ahead with
all plans for the match, confident that
no effort would be made to stop It.
However, the grand Jury took up the
matter yesterday, called in the sheriff,
and the lid was clamped down.
Portland fandom was planning to
send many representatives to the
Gresham ring programme. Ticket
were purchased, automobiles hired,
and plans made for a special train to
the suburban arena.
Promoter Edwards I now dickering
with several towns without the Mult
nomah County border, and expects to
announce another scene within the
next few days. The boxers are In ex
cellent trim for the fracas, so a de
lay means nothing more than a few
extra days of training: for them.
The inability of the grand Jury to
see "boxing- exhibition" In the pro
posed mill, was responsible for the
diet. Just what effect the decision
will have on the future game In Port
land is unknown. Boxing exhibitions
are licensed by state and city law.
Grade School Baseball.
Shaver and Eliot baseball teams of
the third section of the Grammar
School league met yesterday after
noon on the Columbus Club field, the
former defeating the latter. 16 to 1.
The pitching of Herhig was one of
the features of the game. The bat
teries were. Herblg- and Akervlck
for the Shaver; Kllnk and Stuerhoff
for the Eliot.
Vernon defeated Peninsula yesterday,
10 to 1. In a rather featureless game.
Gray, pitching for Vernon, played a
good and steady game. Batteries were:
Vernon. Gray and Rodgers; Peninsula,
Van Scyoc and Parry.
Failing lost a game to Chapman yes
terday In the closest and best game
yet seen in the Grammar School League,
the score, being 13 to 12. A sensational
three-bagger In the last inning won
the game for Chapman.
The schedule for today Is: Lents vs.
Arleta. Creston vs. Glencoe. Llewellyn
vs. Sellwood. Irvlngton vs. Albina
Homestead. Woodlawn vs. Ockley
Green. Holladay vs. Hawthorne, Hol
maa va. Alnawurto, ,
0. JL C. WIUS 1912
Vote of Conference College Ex
ecutives Puts Oregon Alone
IDAHO ONLY NOT POSITIVE
Ciiivcrsily or Washington and Tull
niiiit Join With torvnlli In II
Cldlin or Northwest
VOTE IS IN KAIOK OF 'ORVAL-
MM ITYE. f
SEATTLE. March 1!). (Special.) J
Basketball championship decided on
a percentage basis. Oregon Aarlcul- f
tural Collecs certainly wins the t
VICTOR ZEDNICK. I
Graduate Manager University of 4
ITLLMA.V. Wart.. March 19. t
(Fpecial.) Tho championship should I
he based on number of games played.
as has always been customary tn
Northwestern. If Oregon Insists
on technicalities they forfeit to us the
game they canceled at Pullman, thus
losing three; would prefer that the
two teams meet In series of games to
settle difficulty satisfactorily.
J. F. BOHLEK.
Coach Washington Mate College.
. MOSCOW. Idaho, March 1!. (Spe
cial.) Cart see no reason why Ore
gon's claim tn the championship Is
any better than that of O. A. C. If
the same number of conference
games has been played by both
(enms. Oregon's Institutions should
get over their childish squabbles
and decide the championship strictly
on its merits.
Q. L. LARSON.
Graduate Manager University of
Oregon Agricultural College wins
the 1912 Northwest College Conference
basketball championship. Three of the
five Institutions eligible lo vole on the
question which has been agitating Ore
gon Agricultural College and Oregon
University have expressed themselves,
through credited representatives as
favoring the Oregon "Aggies." The
fourth school sees little- or no differ
ence in the claims of the rival Oregon
Institutions. The fifth. Oregon I nl-
vers-lty. stands alone in tne cnmiiiiiuu
shlp of its own cause.
rv, VAPihwuBt Cnllene Confe-ronce was
composed of five basketball teams this
season university oi w.iiii.8., ".
verslty of Oregon. Fnlverslty of Idaho,
a .ii.i.iiiirui Collec and Wash
ington State College. Victor Zednick.
of Washington university, me uo.j
serious rival of Oregon and the "An-
i. , l, iH in fuvor of the
Corvallls five. Coach Bohler. of Wash
ington State College, not oniy i
the "Agglcs," but says that If the Eu
gene men Insist on technicalities, they
will lose three games, instead of two.
Graduate Manager Larsen. of Idaho,
University, figures the claims even,
and adds a little advice anent the
foolishness of constant squabbling.
So far as the college conference is
concerned, the statements from the of
ficials of the three schools quoted above
end the question of basketball suprem
acy. Just what effect the decision will
. ' . v. niiff Heiicute situation
nave uu low . . .... --
between the schools Is problematical.
A movement was on iuui i " -school
together by the resumption of
athletic relations severed by Oregon
Agricultural College, but the Oregon
championship claims dampened Cor
vallls' enthusiasm for the "kiss and
make up" act.
Following the defeat of 'Washing-ton
University at Eugene. Oregon set up a
claim for the conference title, holding
that It record of eight victories and
two defeats entitled It to the crown.
Oregon Agricultural College has won
nine games and lost two. but the Ore
gon enthusiasts contended that two of
the games were scheduled after the
opening of the season, and hence were
The "Aggies" hold that the extra
games were scheduled In good faith
before the weakness of the teams was
disclosed, and further argue that no
rule or precedent prohibited the sched
uling of games after the conference
GOLF TIK PLAVEH THURSDAY
K. R. Corbelt and K. S. Wheeler to
Compete ror First-Hound Places.
The tie for sixteenth place on the
eligible list for the president cup hand
icap tournament to start Saturday at
the Waverlelgh Golf Club will be
Played off Thursday afternoon by E.
R. Corbett and E. S. Wheeler. The
winner of this match will take one of
the places In the first round to be
Other round In the affair will be
played every Saturday until April 13,
the date of the final matches for the
possession of the cup.
The schedule for the first Saturday
will be as follows: Baldwin vs. the win
ner of the tie; Fry vs. -Warren. Pendle
ton vs Hvskell. Shevelin vs. R. Smith,
Falling vs. Berry. Bodlne va. Llnthl
cum. Koehler vs. Stewart and, Zan vs.
Some of the best cards handed In for
the elimination rounds Saturday and
Sunday are: K. H. Koehler. 83-12. 71;
K W. Stewart, 92-19. 73; S. R- Bodlne.
94-20 74' V- N- Penijleton. 96-22. 74;
F S 'Hvskell. S7-J3. 74; R. H. Baldwin,
93-18 75: T. A. IJnthlcum, 83-8. 75;
Edward Cookingham, 93-18. 75; P. V. W.
Frv 98-22. 76: G. A. Warren, 90-14. 76;
93-16 77' K. C. Shevlln, 99-22. 7.; H. R.
Falling 99-22, 77; Russell Smith. 89-12.
77- E. S. Wheeler. 92-14. 78; E. R. Cor
be'tt. 102-24. 78; Major J. J. Morrow.
87-8 79' Major J. Canby. 95-16. 79;
J. W. Ladd. 104-24. 80; S. T. Britten,
SOLOMON CHALLENGES SIBLEY
Portland Three-Cushion Exper'
Would Play Seattle Man.
In answer to an article on three
cushion billiards and championships,
written bv O. J. Mills, an exhibition
pool and billiard player, for the Seattle
Post-Intelligencer. Henry Solomon, the
Pacific Coast three-cushion champion,
declares that lie is ready to meet Sibley,
the Seattle expert touted by Mills, any
time and at any place for a side bet be
tween $500 and 8I00O.
"Last Summer I went to Seattle for
tbe express purpose of meeting Sibley,"
I said Solomon last night. "For some
: unaccountable reason he crawfished
I out of the match after I had posted
my money with responsible parties in
"Again. Mills declares that I never
challenged Carney for the world's
championship. I sent a challenge and
had. made a deposit with responsible
parties here, and all the details for
the match a far as I was concerned
were straightened out.
"Further, I can beat Mills at his
own game, giving him a good handi
cap, and will play him for any amount
of money. I will play him 250 to 200
points. 1 also have a son 12 years old
whom I will match against him for
a good substantial side bet any time
that Mills sees fit."
LONG GIVES TENTATIVE CHOICE
Seal Manager Sure of Some Places.
Ontfielders in Doubt. .
PASO ROBLES. Cal.. March 19.
(Special.) Unofficially .Manager Long
announced today the selection of some
players who will sport San Francisco
uniforms during the coming season.
The players are: Johnson tn the out
field. Corhan at third base. McArdle
at short, Kid Mohler.. at second. Jack
son at first, . Gedeon sub infielder;
catchers, Lauer and Berry, and
pitchers. Henley, Miller, Fanning:. Xoy
ers. Melkle and Baker. Of course this
list Is subject to " change during the
final two weeks of training, but it is
odds-on bettftig that these players will
occupy berths on the bench when the
season opens on April 2.
"I Intend to keep five outfielders all
season for substitute work and also
timely hitting-." said Long today. "That
means that one of the present men
must go and I tell you It is going to
be some task to pick that man. Hart
ley. Mundorff. Powell. Mnlver and Raf
tery have been playing great ball
and are so evenly balanced that It is
hard to choose between them."
It is known that it is the Seals'
pitching staff that needs the most at
tention. Pitchers Strand. Fanning. Toner and
Taylor have not been In shape so far
to show their form and Long will with
hold his judgment until he can see
them properly worked out.
ATHLETICS HAMMER BENDER
Team Mates Win Game Against "Big
Chief" Iient lo Texas Club.
SAX ANTONIO. Texas. March 19
"Big Chief" Bender, lent to the San
Antonio team of the Texas League,
lost today's exhibition game to the
Philadelphia Americans. When Bender
went In to pitch in the fifth inning,
the score was 6 to 5 In the local's
In the seventh the Philadelphia play
ers got six hits off Bender and scored
five runs. The game ended 10 to 7
in favor of the major leaguers.
SPOKANE OBTAINS SHIRLEY
Infielder Released by Seals Now on
Way to Walla Walla.
SPOKANE, March 19. Word was re
clved here today that "Big Bill' Shir
ley, an Infielder, had been released by
the San Francisco club of the Coast
League to the Spokane team of the
Shirley will report at the Spokane
training camp at Walla Walla Thurs
day. Big Boat Race June 21.
CAMBRIDGE. Mass.. March 19. The
annual Harvard-Yale varsity boat race
on the Thames River. New London,
will be rowed this year on Friday,
ZBYSZKO IH PORTLAND
POLISH WRESTLER HERE FOR
MATCH WITH JOHN BERG.
His Manager Is Eager to See His
Charge Secure Set-To Wilh Cham
pion Frank Gotch.
"My hat is in the ring," announced
Stanislaus Cygniewicz, alias Zbyszko,
the Polish grappler of nine languages
and heavyweight championship aspira
tions, when he arrived in Portland yes
terday for a handicap tussle with John
Berg at Oregon Hall Friday night.
"Along with that hat you can say
that I have a chunk of money to bet
on Zbyszko against Gotch." advised
Jack Herman, manager of the Pole.
"We (Herman always uses 'we' in talk
ing of Zbyszko) are so anxious to meet
Gotch for the championship of the
world that we will meet him on any
terms, from winner-take-all to loser-take-alL
There is a purse of 830,000
waiting for the big fellows at Salt
Lake, and Gotch can have It all if he
will meet Zbyszko.
"Gotch was right when he said that
Mahmout is a better man than the
champion," continued Herman. "Mah
mout is a better man than Gotch, and
no one realizes it more than Gotch
himself. But we have defeated Mah
mout twice already, and are willing to
meet him again if he will, bet the
money or secure a club to offer a good
"Primarily, we are after the world's
heavyweight championship. If we can
not force Gotch into a match we are
going to make him quit the game.. He
has slighted Zbyszko repeatedly. Ignor
ing him when mentioning the top
notchers In the game. We have con
vinced the public that Zbyszko is the
man to be reckoned with for the title,
and Gotch must soon meet the Pole or
retire for good."
Herman has nothing but a good
laugh for Klank's challenge to back
Beell for $2500 against Zbyszko if the
European champion will make 200
pounds. "The offer is ridiculous and
made only for cheap advertising pur
poses. It is Just as ridiculous as this:
I will back Johnny Billiter against
Beell for $5000. Billiter to throw him
five times in one hour, providing that
Beell will make 150 pounds ringside.
Beell can make 150 pounds more easily
than- Zbyszko can make 200, and it is
an impossible feat for the big fellow."
Zbyszko will weigh 230 pounds when
he meets Berg Friday night. He Is a
deceptive looking fellow, his street ap
pearance belying the weight and won
derful strength his mat regalia dis
closes. Following the match here with Berg
Zbyszko is scheduled to give Spokane
fans an exhibition of his prowess
against the same man March 26. If
Berg adheres to this schedule, fears
are entertained that he will not be in
shape for the light heavyweight cham
pionship match with Fred Beell in
Portland on March 29.
Multnomah members call at Archer
& Wiggins. 6th and Oak. Bats now
In. Have few bats that are sold.
Even the diiit of charcoal is saved as furl
tn -Japan, t U is carefully prerved and
niixed with chaff and chopped straw. It is
then mi'tnKnrrl Into a paste, rolled Into
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Kirby Finds Olympic Material
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BELLAH IS SURE OF PLACE
Ed m tin son. Smithson. Rose. Ho
rine, Donahue and Snedegar Are
Heg-arded by Him as Real
Champions In Events.
NEW YORK. March 1!. Gustavus
T. Kirby. president of the American
Athletic Union, just returned from an
extended trip across the continent, re-
nnrtu lhat PVCrVwlllTI Interest In tllft
approaching Olympic games is keen.
A large part oi ins time was pu
in looking over prospective Western
members of the American team and he
returned with a fairly long list of
names which he regards as well nigh
certain of a place.
"There certainly can be no doubt
about the selection of Ralph Rose," he
said to inquirers. "He shows every
evidence of rounding into better con
dition than ever before. Bellah is cer
tainly a great pole vaulter and broad
Jumper, and anyone who as consistently
vaults close to 13 feet and broad jumps
close to 2-i feet should have the best
of chances of making the team.
"Then there is Snedegar with his
javelin record. Horine Is to be reck
oned with in the high Jump. I saw him
i .j dIv fpt two inehe in a practice
with comparative ease. Donohue. now
In Seattle, is in spienuia conumou aim
will be a formidable competitor for the
Pentathlon. Seattle believes that Ed
mundson is the best half-miler in the
"It therefore should appear that
the Olympic Club of San Francisco, with
Rose and Snedegar and Horine. the
Los Angeles Athletic Club, with Smith,
son and Donohue; the Multnomah Ath
letic Club, of Portland, with Bellah; and
the Seattle Athletic Club, with Ed
mundson: should have the best chances
of representation upon the American
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Kilbane. and himself for n period of
two years, "to date from the moment
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In his telegram to Dunn, who is in
Cleveland. U., McCarey said he would
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featherweights as McCarey could de
velop, and, besides, take the leadins'
part in moving-picture enterprises.
' .MoGi-aw Sells Three IMayers.
MARL1X, Texas, March 19. Manager
McGraw. of the New York Nationals:
announced today that Outfielder Harry
Devore has been sold to Galveston and
Outfielder Jacohson and Infielder Gar
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