Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, February 03, 1913, Page 10, Image 10

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"Bill" Reidy Suspiciously In
active in Behalf of San
Francisco Team.
Real Estate Interest in Illinois Os
tensibly Cause of Absence, bnt
1912 Chief Is Staying
in Cleveland, O.
Thin hunch may seem the qulntes
sence of nothing at all to fill space
with, but, paraphrasing the words of
a well-known pianola scream, inhale
a little tip from paterfamilias and address-
all future correspondence to Del
Howard, or me oau t'"""'
domed with a managerial prefix.
t . i. I KB(rlnfl tn Irtok as if Bin
Reidy 'has "trun" his last slow ball and
gulped. his last nignnau as rawi "
tentate of tbe San Francisco Coasters.
An announcement in a San Francis
co newspaper that Howard has de
parted for the East ostensibly "to look
after real estate interests in Illinois,
furnishes the real basis of this entry
Into the forecasting field.
Howard, if these same sources are
to be believed, left San Francisco a
short while back bound for Los Ange
les, with the intention of remaining
there two or three weeks with his
wife, prior to the start of training.
The Seal owners deny that there is
any significance to his hasty swing
eastward, but the facts remain that
Manager Reidy is still rusticating at
Cleveland: that he has not signed a
solitary plaver since he said his good
byes last Fall, and that Ewing has
scored him heavily within recent date
for derelection of duty.
Ordinarily a manager has a great
deal to say concerning the new play
ers who are to be added to his team.
That should represent 25 per cent of
the value of any manager to his boss.
But Bill, for some reason or other,
best known to himself, hasn't even
taken the trouble to write to. the Seal
owners. A Cleveland dispatch says
he has Just recovered from an at
tack of grip, but grip or no grip, Reidy
should have been on the job long ago.
Howard was secured from the
American Association in midseason last
year for first-base duty. He finished
like a Honus Wagner, batting .358 in
98 games. Del is a brother of Ivan
Howard of the Los Angeles Club and
has had considerable experience as a
manager on the other side of the Rock
ies. He is the logical one for the job
If Ewing contemplates a change, and
the developments surely point that
W. W. Metzger, concession man at
the Portland ball park, returned Fri
day from a 26 days' trip throughout
California with the Intelligence that
everywhere in the south the experts
fear McCredie's Beavers. "Dillon,
Berry, Ewing and all of them say it's
Portland they'll have to beat out for
the pennant." rhapsodized the local ex
plorer enthusiastically.
Mr. Metzger Is a great booster of
Vlsalia as the 1913 Beaver training
site. He investigated the Government
weather reports there and found the
March rainfall in 1912 but slightly
over one inch. But Visalia, according
to Metz," is a dry town In other re
spects than that, as the lid is clamped
on with steel bands. He thinks the
town Ideal for Spring purposes.
"I saw Orvle Overall at Los Angeles,"
said he. "and I think be Is aching to
get back into the major leagues, al
though not with the Chicago Cubs.
They told me at Visalia, his home town,
that Orvle had sunk $28,000 in a mine
without results. Ole Olson is also Win
tering at Los Angeles, anxiously await
ing transportation to the Nap training
Jack Gllllgan spent an afternoon
with Mr. and Mrs. Metzger at San
Francisco, and the former Beaver in
formed them that he intended to for
sake the diamond for keeps.
It has been officially decided that
the Oakland Coast Leaguers will train
at Ltvermore, the stamping ground
used by Bud Sharpe last Spring. Man
ager Mltze expects to have his men re
port for work there February 24. so
he will have a week's start on Port
land and most of the other clubs.
Oakland's first game with the Chi
cago White Sox has been set for
March 6
Manager McCredle. of Portland, has
been promised two games by Tip
O'Neill. Comlskey's advance agent, but
no dates have been agreed upon yet.
Portland will play both White Sox
squads, as they switch positions com
ing and going between Los Angeles and
San Francisco.
The Chlcagoans are billed to assem
ble at Paso Robles about February 25,
but will split intj two sections after
a week there.
San Francisco is well supplied with
rseudo medicos. The signing of Dr.
Thomas, the former St. Paul American
Association slabster. a few days ago,
brings the total up to three; Dr.
Thomas, pitcher; Dr. Carroll, trainer,
and Dr. Frost, the nincompoop bat bo
and all-around janitor who "shags"
balls at SI per diem.
The announcement of the invasion of
St. Paul and Minneapolis by the new
Northern League, which will also have
franchises In Duluth. Winnipeg. Grand
Forks. Fort William, Virginia and Su
perior, means that Portland Is to have
a rival In the continuous ball scheme
In vogue here.
Mike CantilHon, of Minneapolis, ana
George Lennon. of St. Paul, are to havb
control of the new teams in their
cities. The Northern League will
claim C rating. The Northwestern
League In Portland is Class B.
New York and St. Lonia Said to
Have Leanings Toward Player.
Henry Berry's optimism la due for an
awful jolt. The Los Angeles owner
has been sure all along of getting
Shortstop Joe Berger back from the
Chicago Sox. but Erve Hlgglnbotham.
home from California, says Berger will
never get out of the American League
In 1913. Even should Manager Calla
han decide to let the Dutchman re
turn both Frank Chance, manager of
New York, and George Stovall, boss ot
the St. Louis Browns, will refuse to
Chance and Stovall are Wintering In
Los Angeles and have watched the
whirlwind Angel inflelder perform tn
the Winter League. Both are struck
with Bergers ability, for shortstops
are at a premium at New. York and at
St. Louis.
Berry is said to be angling for a new
hortstop of major-league caliber, but
the loss of Berger is a hard blow to
the Seraphs' chances. He practically
made the Los Angeles infield last sea
son. Not only did he cover an Im
mense amount of ground, but ha quick
ened up Ivan Howard at second base,
and Howard had one of the greatest
seasons in his career.
Kenton Grounds Scene of Sunday
Gathering of Gnn Enthusiasts.
The Ideal weather conditions yester
day enticed a number of trapshooters
out for practice at the Kenton grounds.
Bill Hillls. a professional shooter, made
the high average of the day. He shot
at 136 clay birds and smashed 126. In
the doubles he broke 21 out of 25
Work has been started by Superin
tendent Mathews and sveral carpenters
on a large room for the club members,
which will adjoin the present club
rooms. Its completion Is expected
within ten days. The following are
scores made yesterday;
Shot at. Broke.
Murphy 125 ?J
Stuart 25 -1
Morris 50 46
Batman 60 37
Hillls , - W !;
Blair ICO 88
Addleman JO 3
Zelgler 6 -
P. Holohan ; V
Dryden - s 11
Murphy ; : '?
Hillls rj 21
P. Holohan ??
Dallas High School Five Defeated in
Fastly-Played Contest.
INDEPENDENCE Or.. Feb. 2. (Spe
clal.) In a fast and exciting game of
basketball Friday evening, the Inde
pendence High School five defeated the
Dallas High School team by the score
or 15-12. Dallas made but two field
baskets during the game.
For Independence, Mix at center and
Re'eves at forward did most of the
scoring. Mix getting three field goals
and Reeves two. Seeley annexed one
field goal; the rest of the points Deing
made by Williams, itusseii piayea a
good defensive game.
For Dallas, Boydston was me nest.
The center also played a good game.
A return game Is to be piayea soon.
Player by Same Name Under Con
tract to Beaumont, Tex. Fay
ettevile, X. C, Loses Out.
attrttrn'. N. Y Feb. 2. The Identity
of a James G. Thorpe.who signed a con
tract to play with Oklahoma City tor
th. unsnn nf 1912. will have to be
determined by John H. Farrell, secre
tary of the National Association or
TT-nfas!anal Ftaseball Leagues, before
the status of Thorpe, the Carlisle, Pa..
Indian who signed with the New York
Nationals yesterday, can be determined,
Mr. Farrell said tonight. Thorpe, how
ever, is not bound by the reserve clause
In the contract under which he piayea
with the Fayetteville, N. C, team. Sec
retary Farrell added.
"Thorpe signed a contract with the
Rocky Mount, N. C, team in 1910, and
during the playing season was trans-
i p,VAttAviiiA x c " Mr. Far
rell said in a statement tonight. "Fay
etteville placed Thorpe on the reserved
list, but railed to resume operatious m
Fayetteville the following year and
then disbanded. This made Thorpe a
free agent.
"Now a James G. Thorpe, who Beau
mont, Tex., claims lived in 1911 in Tren-
iLTn nipnad a contract on Decem
ber 10. 1911, to play the 1912 season
with Oklahoma city, uitia. inn unw-
1 . t . fpgniihian nnrf nlaverS Wr
transferred to Beaumont, Tex., last
"It look's as It juanager
thought that Thorpe was a free agent
in signing him with the New York Na
tionals. I am investigating to identify
the Trenton, Mo, Thorpe.
"The Thorpe who signed and was to
v. ...... niot-.ii with Reaumont failed to
appear for the playing season last Sum
mer. Jim Thorpe, the Indian athlete.
went abroad last summer, n Docu
ment's claim is valid. Thorpe . is not
now a free agent."
Secretary Farrell said that his state
ment covered the. case at present. He
Is expecting affidavits and other papers
relating to Thorpe. The exact status
if the Indian will not ne Known uum
Secretary Farrell's investigation Is
Sporting Sparks
TRANS-PACIFIC bowling is tne lat
est sport. A contest has been In
augurated between the Oakland and
Honolulu Y. M. C. A. alley entnusiasts.
Results of a five-game series of three
itrlngs each will be exenangeo oj
ki An Afrnr, in to ha n.ade to or
ganize a telegraphic and cable bowling
league, tncluaing uis.ingeits, mt&uuiu,
Portland, Seattle and Honolulu.
m m w
tr.ini. R,l(i rated as the greatest
second baseman ever developed In Cal
ifornia, is back in san urancisco aiier
absence of 12 years, and will locate
there. Relts played with Sacramento
I. v, .ari, nlnriAH and went direct to
the famous Baltimore Orioles, having
as teammates such celebrities as Hugh
Jennings. Muggsy McGraw. Joe Corbett.
Bill Clark and others.
Carl Zamlock, the Sacramento and
Seal pitcher, has come to terms with
the Detroit Americans and has signed
a contract. Zamlock failed to make
good on the Coast, mainly through Ill
ness, but was a star in the Union Asso
ciation .last season.
Erve Higginbotham upheld his repu
tation as the champion Jokesmitb of
u.e, Portland Coast club coming up on
the Shasta Limited from California
Saturday. An electrician boarded the
train in Southern Oregon, toting a suspicious-looking
black box, which Hlg
glnbotham immediately proclaimed an
infernal machine. After tipping the
electrician off to snut up, he loudly
insisted that the conductor have the
box thrown off the train. There was
an Immediate exodus of passengers
from the car.
Charley Graham of Sacramento tells
a good story on Umpire George Mc
Greevy. Remember the time McGreevy
stopped a game In Sacramento last
season because the fans were "throw
ing bricks at himT" Well, Graham
says the fans were doing nothing more
malicious than sailing red programmes
at him. Mao thought they were bricks.
Fielder Jones. Pat Dougherty, E.
Lange and Martin Walsh are the In
eligible on the Chicago White Sox
roster. Walsh la a brother of the re
doubtable Ed. C R. Brown Is the St.
Louis Americans' contribution, while
Boston. Cleveland. Detroit. Philadel
phia and Washington have no ineligl
bles at alL
Centralis Girls Win.
CENTRALIA, Wash. Feb. 2. (Spe
cial.) The girls' team of the Centralia
High School defeated the Elma High
School girls, Friday night, by a score
of 14 to 13. By a score of 27 to 21
the Doty Y. M. C. A. defeated Lebam
at Doty, Friday night.
Star Athletes Listed and Five
Northwestern Men Are
Put on Squad.
Famous Olympic Club Sprinter
Gives First Honors to Smithson,
McChtre, Kelly, Edmnndson
and Gish on Team.
Five Pacrflc Northwestern athletes
are chosen by Peter Gearhardt, dean
of all Coast track and cinder expo
nents, as the most remarkable all
time Pacific Coast League track and
field athletes In their respective
. The San Francisco veteran, who has
been spending the week in Portland
on a business mission, picks Forrest
Smithson, of the Multnomah Club, as
the greatest high hurdler ever devel
oped In the West; McClure, of the Uni
versity of Oregon, as the greatest miler;
designates Dan Kelly, of Multnomah,
as the premier broad Jumper, and Ed-
mundson, of Seattle, as the one best
bet over the 880-yard course. In ad
dition, he gives Brailey Gish, of the
Seattle Athletic Club, equal honors
with Wyman, of Stanford, as the fast
est quarter-miler in the annals of sport
on this side of the Rocky Mountains.
Gearhardt has represented the Olym
pic Club on the cinder path for 17
years. He has won every 220-yard
Coast championship event ever run and
has been beaten only once In the 100
dash for the Coast title. Despite his
years, .the veteran was chosen a mem
ber of the American Olympic team last
Summer. In the farewell meet at New
York he finished second to Cral In
the century, but was unfortunate in
being drawn In the same heat with
the sensational negro. Drew, at Stock
holm, and was nosed out of the flnvls.
Ability to Judge Sbovrn.
" After this paragraph, any doubt as
to Gearhardt's qualifications to name
an all-time Coast team will likely
have been dispelled. Here's tbe galaxy
the visitor was prevailed upon to name
100-yard dash Parsons, Los Angeles
Athletic Club; best time. It 5 seconds.
220-yard dash Parsons, Los Angeles
Athletic Club: best time. 21 2-5 sec
onds. 440-yard dash Bill Wyman, Stanford
University, and Brailey Gish, Seattle
Athletlo Club; best times, 49 2-10 and
49 seconds.
Broad Jump Dan Kelly, Multnomah
Athletic Club; distance, 24 feet, 2 1-4
High Jump George Horlne. Stanford
University, world's champion; record,
6 feet, 7 Inches.
880-yard run Edmundson, Seattle
Athletic Club; best time, 1:65 1-5.
120-yard high hurdles Forrest
Smithson, Multnomah Athletlo Club,
world's champion; record. 15 seconds.
220-yard low hurdles Eddie Beeson,
University of California; time, 25 sec
onds. 16-pound shotput Ralph Rose, Olym
pic Athletic Club, San Francisco,
world's champion; distance. 51 feet
16-oound hammer-throw Al Plaw,
Olympic Athletic Club, San Francisco;.
distance, 174 feet.
1-mile run Walter McClure, Univer
sity of Oregon; time, 4:24 1-6.
Pole vault Leland Scott, Stanford
University; height, 12 feet, 10 7-8
Javelin throw Ollie SnedJgar, Olym
pic Athletic Club, San Francisco; dis
tance. 166 feet.
Gearhardt's choices are a testimonial
to the ability of Bill Hayward, coach
at the University of Oregon, for three
of the 14 Rll-time champions Kelly,
Smithson and McClure are proteges of
the lemon-yellow's mentor.
Kelly's Sprint Overlooked.
In the sprints Gearhardt overlooks,
himself and also Dan Kelly, the Port
land lsd who holds the disputed world's
record of 9 3-6 seconds for the 100
yard run and has a mark of 21 1-5 for
the 220 dash. Gearhardt Is present
Coast champion sprinter, having won
both the short distances at the Astoria
meet In 1911 although 35 years old at
the time. He does the century consist
ently in 10 seconds. Courtney is an
other good 100 sprinter.
Parsons ran for Los Angeles seven
or eight years ago and beat such men
as Hahn.
Gish, the 440 speeder, who formerly
wore the colors of the Seattle Athletic
Club, beat Wyman at the Pittsburgh
National championships in 1911. He
made the Northwestern record of 49
flat that year. Edmundson, who is
picked as the greatest Western half-
mller, won the National championship
at the Seattle fair In 1909, but fell Just
at the finish tape at Pittsburg In
1911, Sheppard breasting the tape first.
Edmundson holds the Northwestern
amateur record of 1:65 1-5 made in
Beeson Is Rated High.
Beeson of California, with a mark
of 6 feet 4 inches, and Bert Kerrigan
and Frank Watklns of Multnomah, are
given honorable mention among the
high Jumpers. Kerrigan holds the
Pacific Northwest Association record of
E feet 11 Inches made In 1905, but
he has made as hlght as 6 feet 2 Inches,
defending the Coast title successfully
from 1896 to 1905. Snedlgar, of the
Olympic Club, ranks second to Kelly
among Coast broadjumpers, in the Judg
ment of Mr. Gearhardt.
The Coast has the greatest hurdlers
In the business," declared the San
Francisco expert. "Smithson and Fred
Kelly of Los Angeles, and Martin Haw
kins of Oregon are corkers, and Cheek,
an oldtimer of the Olympic Club, is
George Horlne.
George L. Horlne, the world's
champion running- high Jumper, was
born In San Diego, CaL, February 8.
1890. Horlne comes naturally by his
prowess as a Jumper, since his pa
ternal ancestors tor several gener
ations back were noted for tbelr abil
ity In the same line. When Horine
entered Stanford University he Joined
the track squad. Intending to take up
mile running and pole vaulting. Dad
Houlton, the veteran trainer, per
suaded him to tackle the high leap.
In this the young Callfornlan was bo
successful that today he Is proclaimed
the greatest high Jumper In all the
records of athletlo. In the dual
meet ot Stanford and In the Uni
versity of Southern California last
March, Horine cleared tbe bar at 6
feet. 9 Inches, which mark has been
credited to him by the Amateur Ath
letlo Union as the world's record.
Horlne's Jump ot 6 feet. T Inches, in
the Olympic tryouts was not acted
upon by the A. A. U. because not
supported by the necessary affida
vits - In the Olympic games at Stock
holm he tied with a German, Llesche,
and In the Jump-off he had to be
content with third place.
right up there with them. Although
Hawkins and Kelly both beat Smithson
In the Olympic tryouts at Stanford last
May, I still like Smithson tbe best. He
beat Hawkins at tne Astoria mast
r-hamninnshlDS the year before."
Hawkins and Smithson are Joint hold
ers of the Northwestern record over
the high timbers. Smithson doing 15.2
In 1908 and Hawkins 15.2 in 1911.
Hawkins' best time Is 15.1 seconds.
Cheek and Hawkins are rated the sec
ond best 220-yard hurdlers.
Beilah la Mentioned.
Sam Beilah. former Stanford vaulter.
who Is now captain of the Multnomah
outdoor squad. Is given honorable men
tion next to the ex-world's champion,
Leland Scott. Beilah several times
came close to shattering Scott's mark
of 12 feet -10 inches, but the best
he ever accomplished was 12 feet 9
Inches at the Olympic tryouts last May
18. Gilbert is rated right up with
Beilah and Scott.
Neil, the Oregon Javelin hurler, is
given second place to Snedlgar. His
best throw is 164.6 as against 166 for
Floyd Rice, the California weight
star, closely follows Rose tn the 16
pound globule Juggling. Gearhardt did
not choose a discus man, but thinks the
University of California has the best
plate whlzzer in Alderman, who won
the last Coast event at Astoria with
a throw slightly over 122 feet.
hit. scon IS VICTOR
Winning Aggregation Rnshes Oppo
nents Off Feet in Second Hall
' and Scores Three Goals.
The Mount Scott players gained an
easy 4-to-l victory over the Cricketers
in the second scheduled game of the
Oregon Soccer League yesterday on the
Columbus grounds.
During the first half the Cricketers
played their best game and held the
victorious team to a lone score, made
at the last of the period. Mount bcott
rushed its opponents off their feet in
the second half and scored three easy
goals, due to the star work of Mc
Oillvrv and Stuart, who, between them.
scored all the goals for the victors. The
only score made by the deieatea team
wa shot bv Hubery. outside right.
Referee Billington called a number of
fouls on both teams.
The game between the Portland
Heights and Barrett's St. Johns soccer
teams, which was scheduled to take
place yesterday, was postponed and will
be played later. Both managers thought
it best to delay the game because
neither team was In condition to give
the best in them.
The following is the lineup of yeS'
terday's game:
rtlv.,. Vt Scott.
Karr Goal E. Mltchelson
Bayliss LB Cameron
Hazlett RB Williams
MA.m.r. LHB Gorrle
Tuffe CHB Amos
Conway ii r a u. juncneisun
Grey '. OL B. Gray
Thomas 1L Robinson
Fawkes CF Muart
Lloyd L R ' McGllIvery
Hubery OR Wright
University's 191 3 Pitching Staff
Composed of Veterans and Other
Candidates Are Hitters.
r SO. I. VOfievi. ..uv. ' '
for the coming season are beginning to
looK up ana tjoacn Jioimie a wv.-
fldent that he can turn out a .earn
. . . 1. I, int natlnar f n n V O'her
college team on the Coast.
The pitching start wiu oe rampusw
of all of the old men and there is a
probability that Jim Sturgis, who two
years ago was one lw a
I ......... In , Vi m KnT Will PtltPT COl-
luamaiaj, . ' -w -
lege and turn out for the nine again..
Jim Momb, a former Pullman star, will
be among those who will try for the
first sack position, and Gene Beebe
will- probably have "Butch" Byler to
beat out for the catoher's place. If be
can do It. Both men have played ball
many years. Last year Beebe was sub
for the catcher's position and Byler is
an ex-Tacoma man with a fine record.
Nearly all of the 65 hopefuls that
have signed up for baseball up to date
nave gooa Datuiig avBittgca.
first time in years Washington will
have a team that can hit the ball.
Amateur Athletics,
qn.. Woalilnfftnn TTte'h School bas
ketball team will leave either Thursday
night or Friday ' morning for Eugene,
where It will meet the University of
Oregon freshmen In their annual game.
rpk. inf.Mphnlantlff bnnkethall fame
A UO UiltlH..'-".
v. - ... n PnrHTinl Anulnmv and
Jefferson High School, scheduled for
February 28, may De piayea on r eoru
ary 12. Clarence Hendrlckson, mana-
n i.ffortinn nniiad. and Coach
Lee, of the Academy quintet, are In
favor of playing the game on the early
date, as both teams will be Idle dur
ing that week.
Tni.nh PflttrM1 mftnbif Of the
Lincoln 1911 interscholastio champion
football team, may enter Notre Dame
University next FalL At present Pat
terson is employed by the Mountain
Timber Company at Kalama Wash.,
pitching lumber. When the baseball
season opens, the star football player
will pitch baseball for the Kelso nine,
of tbe Columbia League. Kerby, for
mer University of Washington star
catcher, will do the receiving on the
same team.
. e
In a basketball game played on the
Y. M. C. A. floor last Saturday, the
Sellwood five defeated the Y. M. C. A.
Progressives, 15 to 10. The score at
the end of the first half was 4 to 1 in
favor of the East Slders. The playing
of Brown, of the Sellwood team, was
a feature.
Joseph Hill, of the Hill Military
Academy, will try and arrange for an
appointment with Martin Hawkins for
this afternoon in an effort to secure
the services of the great hurdler as
coach of the Hill track and field team.
Multnomah Amateur Athletlo Club of
ficials do not believe Hawkins will
turn professional
m w m
Bob Greene, member of the Hill Mil
itary basketball team, has left the
Hill school for his home in Seattle.
He had intended to try and represent
his school in the mile run had l remained-at
Dr. Matthews Stays In Seattle.
SEATTLE, Feb. 2. Dr. Mark A.
Matthews, moderator of the Presby
terian Church of North America and
pastor of the First Presbyterian Church
of Seattle, announced today that he
had declined the call of the Emanuel
Presbyterian Church of Los Angeles.
Many inducements were offered Dr.
Matthews by the Los Angeles congre
gation, but he said he would remain
in Seattle, where he has built up the
largest Presbyterian congregation in
the worbd. His Seattle charge has
more than 5000 names on the rolls.
Season Started at Multnomah
Club by Hawkins.
Handball Players Rated and Tro
phies Will Be Awarded Frequent
ly for Those Who Make Best
Showing During Period.
Martin Hawkins, the University of
Oregon athlete who holds the North
west record for the high and low hur
dles, and finished , third in the high
hurdles at the Olympic games In Stock
holm last Summer, inaugurated the
1913 indoor track season at Multnomah
Club Saturday with a workout on the
club's indoor track. Several other
prospective members of the Winged
"M" team were also out In track cos
tume. Within two weeks, if the condition
of Multnomah Field warrants, the ath
letes will commence active preparation
for the Columbia University indoor
meet of April 12. and the big schedule
of open air competitions which follow
through the Spring and Summer.
Sam Beilah, who is reported down
with smallpox at Mabel, Wash., will
hold over as captain of the club track
team until after the election, which
will follow the appointment of the new
committees Immediately after the vote
for trustees, February 11.
Beilah. Hawkins and Wolff are ex
pected to be the club mainstays on
track and field this season, although
Beilah may not be able to participate
in many events if he continues in his
present occupation of surveyor In the
lumber camps.
Beilah is the pole-vaulting leader of
the West and is good also on the dis
cus throw and broad Jump. Hawkins
stars in the hurdles and the sprirts,
while Wolff Is a dependable weight
man. McFarland. the Corvallis broad
Jumper, will be a member of the squad
this season, while Calllcrate, the old
Notre Dame man, may turn out. Bill
Schmltt will be a club entrant in the
hurdles and the 220-yard sprint, while
Dart. Brace, Holdman and a new man
named Sharp will be on the team.
W. L. Murray, a former5 swimming
irstructor at Multnomah Club, gave
the winged ''M" a big boost In a recent
interview in the Montreal Daily Star.
He says that Multnomah Club is one
of the best athletic organizations in
the country.
The next handicap swimming meet
will be staged a week from Tuesday
night at the regular women's swim.
Instructor Cavill is plannirg a series
of these features to extend through
the Spring.
Bowling enthusiasts are playing sin
gles and doubles tourneys on the club
drives, both of which will end this
month. The singles event is a handi
cap affair of 15 games. Six teams
are competing In the doubles, playing
each Monday night.
Following these meets a five-man
team series is planned to finish the
The following are the class ratings
of the handball players for the perpet
ual club tourney: Class A M. C. Smith,
Ray Watkins, Syl Douglas. R. M. Jones.
A. O. Jones, H. C. Livingston, A. M.
Ellsworth, Bert Whltirg, Dudley
Clarke, Eddie Noyes, H. C. McGinty.
and C. D. Star. Class B Howie Jones,
Sam Holbrook, R. C. Proebstel, Bert
Haffenden, H. Stipe, A. J. Lambert, F.
E. Harrlgan, Tom Cleland, H. C.
Howes, Dr. Bilderback. F. . R. Stipe.
F. M. Jordan. F. S. Glover, E. Mc
Farland. Edgar Frank, T. Morris
Dunne, C. F. Gleason, A. A. Morrison,
A. B. McAlpln, Perham Wood. O. R.
Kerrigan, C. P. Osborne, H. R. Wake
man, A. C. McMicker, O. B. Colwell,
M. C. Frohman. E. C. Frohman, C. C.
Richard, D. G. Cooper. Class C A. N.
Dibble, G. V. Dyment, A. F. Frohman,
C. F. Gleason, Ted Preble, Ray Toomey,
Joe DeBoest, T. D. Winter, H. Metzger,
W. J. Gearin, A. S. Moody, J. E. David
son, A. W. Kerr. Gross E. Spanner, P.
Kerry. R. H. Hunt, Kadderly, E. Bar
ette, Martin Pratt, George Jett, J. H.
Other players are yet to be classified,
the rules providing that a man work
his 'way up through the classes by
challenging mer. ranking. Just above
him. Trophies will be awarded to the
men making the best showing every
few months.
Large Holdings to Be Developed
When Tillamook Is Accessible.
As soon as the bay at Tillamook is
opened to vessels of a sufficiently large
draft to permit of the shipment of tim
ber and lumber generally, in large car-
goes, the Whitney Company, Ltd., will
begin development of Its extensive
holdings there.
Such is the information given by
Russell Hawkins, local manager of the
company, who has been East to attend
a company meeting at Detroit, Mich.
This company is one of the largest
holders of timber in Oregon, and by
far the greater portion of its stand is
In Tillamook County.
According to Mr. Hawkins the lum
ber business in the East Is in a flour
ishing condition, there being a marked
increase in the value of Southern pine
and to a lesser degree other varieties.
Aged Couple Shot Down and Money
Taken Is Used to Pay for Gnn.
SPARTA. Wis.. Feb. 2. A. V. Rentz,
who was arrested in connection with
the murder of August Herman and his
wife, whose dead bodies were found on
their farm near here Friday, confessed
tonight that he had killed . the old
He declared that he shot Herman
with a 22-callber rifle from behind the
barn as the farmer was doing his
chores, and later shot and killed Mrs.
Herman through a window of the
house. He said he then searched the
house and took S115.
Rentz rented the rifle and paid for
it with the proceeds of the crime.
Party Climb to Summit of Kelly
Butte During Outing.
The favorable weather yesterday
brought the .Mazama "hikers" out In
force ,a total of 112 taking part in tne
weekly walk. The party left the Mount
Scott cars at Firland station and
walked on to Gray's crossing, thence
northerly and easterly to Kelly Butte.
After taking a lookvat the prisoners'
quarters the party climbed the butte
to its summit. After a short stay on
the top they went down through the
timber on the east side, thence north to
the Section Line road. The tr ampere
then walked back to town, various de
tachmenta taking each of the three rat
lines that reach the extreme east part
of Portland, while some walked all the
way home.
Among those taking the walk were:
Myrtle Bingham. Lillian Cowie, Fran
cis Benefiel, Elsie Silver, Beatrice
Young, Evelyn Fisher, Nancy Williams,
Margaret Flndlay, Mildred Cushtng, O.
A. Wetchelt, J. T. Templeton. W. A.
Spence, J. Tuttle, S. B. Oakea, F. P.
Luetters, J. C. Bush, F. H. Bush, Her
bert Beattie, Byron Beattle, Mrs. W. S.
Beattie, J. T. Dillon, George Bronough,
J. E. Bronough, Helen Hayek, Geraldlne
Coursen, Marguerite Backus, Minna
Backus, J.' Patterson, H. T. Smith, D. P.
Lamb, 411ce Banfield. Maud Dolan, Mary
Dolan. Mrs. E. Silver. Coloma Wagnon,
Jessie Benner, Ethel Freeman, J. F.
Teasdale, Alan Lane, Arthur M.
Churchill. Ada M. Ison, Mr. and Mrs.
E. A. Ehricke, Gertrude Shaw. Mr. and
Mrs. A. B. Davis. E. R. Cheryman, E.
H. Bullivent, G. B. Woods, R. L.
Blewett, Arthur Peterson, Edwin Pe
terson, Helen C. Wilson, E. L. McCabe,
A. B. Williams, A. Strohecker, "M. C.
Schade, R. M. Klein, Pearl Harnola,
Birdie Harnols, J. H. Hendrlckson,
Charlotte Ball In, E. M. Duffy. Mr. and
Mrs. M. I Walker. C E. Schlndel
decker. Mrs. Gertrude Rucker. George
B. Rate, C. J. Walker, Myrna L. Walker,
Ada M. Phillips, Harriet Monroe, Eliza
beth McKenzle, Sarah Case, Bertha
Schmerer. W. P. Hardesty, C G. Cava
naugh. Dr. C V. Luther. R. W. Ayer,
J. M. Mason, Zulah Andross, G. W. But
ler, Malcolm Mattick, S. S. Whitman,
Marie Datson, G. B. Datson, Gertrude
Mltchel. Lena Mltchel. H. V. Newlin,
Louise Townley, Florence Gets, Mr. and"
Mrs. Frank Kerr, Philomen Barnes, Dr.
D. T. Kerr, Nell L Spurck, Helen Dun
ham, Vera Gasch. William Herrmann,
Nellie Gaffney, Lena Nealond, L. O.
Brown, W. H. Ball, Arthur Allen, C R.
Thomson, Mary C Henthorne, J. T.
Bendlst, Mrs. Harriet S. Calhoun. R. M.
Bodley, Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Adams and
Winifred Smith.
Candidate for Mayor, ir Elected,
Will Conduct Business Ad
ministration, He Says.
If Gay Lombard is elected Mayor of
Portland next June, for which office he
is now campaigning, there will be no
political rewards, such as appoint
ments to high positions In the public
service, whether salaried or unsalaried,
according to a statement made by him
yesterday. He declares he will Inaug
urate an absolutely new system of con
ducting the municipal business.
"I have devoted much time and study
to the conduct of municipal affairs,"
said Mr. Lombard, "and I find no good
reason whv sound business methods
may not be successfully applied to the
public business. I will. If nominatea
and elected to that high office, faith
fully apply to their business the same
energy and strict attention to details
that I have applied to my own private
"Having determined that the city's
business can well be conducted along
sound lines of good business policy, I
shall, during my campaign, pledge my
self to make no appointments to pay
political debts should I be cnosen By
the people of this city as their chief
executive, I shall select only such men
and women as have intimate knowledge
of the positions to which I shall ap
point them. For example, if I am
elected Mayor, I will appoint to the
police committee of the Executive Board
three men who are familiar with police
"I steadfastly believe It is not a
dream, but, that if I am elected and
annlv this policy to everything I do
for the city It will prove to be the best
thing for the city and the people who
provide the funds for conducting city
"I favored commission government
two years ago and still favor It; I snail
do whatever I can to bring It to pass,
but I am mindful, after all, that no
matter 'what form of government we
have, we must depend upon the aver
age man to fill the public places and
we must depend upon their ability and
faithfulness in the discharge of their
obligations to the public."
Institute Will Be Held Today to In
crease Interest in Mission
Labors Abroad.
The fle members of the American
board of commissioners for foreign
missions of the Congregational Church
arrived Saturday night shortly before
8 o'clock and were received by the
pastors of the denomination at a so
cial at the First Congregational
Church, with Dr. Luther B. Dyott pre
.i.n rp,- ira hoTii to hold an in
stitute lasting until this evening, the
main object of which is the increasing
of Interest In missionary work abroad.
The visitors occupied the pulpits of
the Congregational churches yesterday.
This morning. In the parlors of the
First Church, a pastors' conference,
conducted by Secretary Tenney, will be
held at 10:30 o'clock, when the fol
lowing topics win De mscusscu. i
Local Situation," "The Pastor as a
m i ,i r.--,.a " "in Adequate Mission
ary Policy for the Local Church,"
"Missionary Education in tne ouw
School," "The- Midweek Meeting,
fioQinn studv Classes and Deepen
ing the Missionary Motive."
An extensive programme '"
j . ,uA afternoon and eve-
ning, at the conclusion of which the
members will depart for Southern Ore
gon and California.
The programme for today is:
2:30 to 4:00 Union meeting for wom
en, in charge of Mrs. Belle I. Hoge;
addresses. "The Training of Children In
Missions," Brewer Eddy; "Women's
Work in Turkey," Dr. Chambers;
"Lights and Shadows of Work Among
the Zulus." Mrs. Cowles.
4:00 Institute conference, conducted
by Brewer Eddy; theme, "New Aspects
Abroad and New Methods at Home",
address, "Christian Progress and the
Moslem World," Rev. Robert Chambers,
T . nnAVAn.a , . K latent J 1 P" H -
tlons: New Literature, Celebrating the
Economical maintenance and high power are Just two reasons
turns vour delivery department Into a cash profit Let" us
Prove tMs tS you! Located in the business district for your
The White Company
fm E. W. lilll. Mirr.
The Royal
is already firmly estab
lished as a real favorite,
especially with the man
who has cultivated the
"Havana" taste, but
likes a short smoke
Havana through and
through, including the bind
,ei laREal Cigarros occupy
a place distinctly their own.
Many men prefer a short
smoke. For them, laREal, a
perfect Havana, only smaller
in size, is a distinct treat.
Try them today
3 for a Dime
8 for a Quarter
Box of 50,
i n o 1 riding
I a s t h a r
m rasp, exact-
iT.I '
Jy like out,
Sent anywhere by parcel
post. Add 15 cts. per box
for postage.
At All 3 Stores
Sig SICHEL & Co.
Sixth and Washington Streets
Third and Washington Streets
92 Third Street
Livingstone Centennial, Mission Study
for 1913, Rev. Brewer Eddy; The Next
Steps In the Pacific Coast-District, Rev.
H. Melville Tenney, D. D.
6:00 Institute supper, closed by a
demonstration of the "every member
canvass," by Brewer Eddy,
7:45 Praise service.
8:00 Brief addresses by Mrs. Cowles.
Dr. Chambers, Mr. Storrs, Mrs. Mat
thews, Mr. Eddy and Dr. Tenney.
PORTLAND, Feb. 2. Maximum temper
ature, 46 decrees; minimum, 81 degrees.
River reading at 8 A. M., 8.0 feet; change In
last 24 hours, 0.1 foot falL Total rainfall
(5 P. M. to S P. M.. none; total rainfall
since Sptembr 1. 1912, 24.60 Inches; nor
mal rainfall since September 1. 26.26 lnchei;
deficiency of rainfall ilnce September 3.
1012. 1.66 Inches. Total sunshine February
2, 5 hours; possible sunshine. 9 hours, 48
minutes. Barometer (reduced to sea-level)
at 6 P. M., 30.00 inches.
K T Wind
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STATIONS. S ? 3 State of
z - - . Weathe
a .
Denver . ........
Des Moines
Galveston . ...
Kansas City
Laurier ,
Los Ang-eles
New Orleans....
New Tork
North Head
s'ft Oftl ilw
82 0.00 4 B
3o;0.00 14 8W
26 0.00 10IN
260.00'l SW
2J0.U 4 SB
26 0.001 8!SW
10:0.02! 8iSW
60 0.U0 4N W
5SI0.84 10 B
22O.O0 4!N
20 0.18 6 NE
o ftoi aikxv
A40.O0 4'sw
5Sj0.001 4NW
45 O.Ol . .1. .
240.02 301SW
28 0.00 14SW
44'0.00 8;KW
North Yakima...
Portland .......
Roseburg- .......
St. Louis
St. Paul
Salt Lake
Sari" Francisco . . .
Tatoosh Island..
Walla Walla....
Washington ....
8 HE
4 N
4 NE
280.02 4 8
62 0.00 10 W
30)0.021 4NE
4210.02 4 SW
4410.00 4 SW
36'0.00 4S
210.02 12NW
A small low-pressure area has mads Its
appearance over Washington and another
low pressure area apparently of greater
energy Is central over southern Colorado. A
large hlsh-pressure area overlies the At
lantic States and a new high-pressure area
has made lis appearance over the Canadian
Northwest. Light rain has fallen In the
Sound country and In the Gulf States and
light snow has occurred In Northeastern
Washington, extreme Northern Idaho, Mon
tana, the Great Salt Lake Basin, Minne
sota, Missouri, ROHb, w,a...-, .......
era Texas and Southern Colorado. It Is
warmer in tne bwim i VUD
River and much colder In the Canadian
Northwest. . ,
The conditions are favorable for rain
Monday In Western Washington and West
ern Oregon and for rain or snow elsewhere
In this district. The temperatures will
probably remain nearly stetlonary.
Portland and vicinity Rain; southerly
"Oregon and Washington Rain west, rain
or snow east portion; southerly winds.
Idaho Rain or snow.
EDWARD A. BBALS, District Forecaster.
08 Seventh Street.
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64 O.Ofl
46 O.00