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THE MORNING OREGOXIAN, SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 1913.
ORDER IS SHIFTED
McCredie Makes Good Threa
and Puts McCormick and
Doane on Bench.
KRUEGER SIXTH IN LIS
Portland Team Sow Has Five .300
Hitters In Row Fitzgerald Is
Second, Kores Fifth Cunning
bun Mar Replace Artie.
BT ROSCOE riWCETT.
STOCKTON. Cal.. March 21. (Spe
clal.) "More hitting more runs per
game." was the noise emitted by Man
aver McCredie, of the Portland Coast
ers today- The Beaver leader hopped
onto his lineup and proceeded to shaK
up his batting order.
Justin Fitzgerald Is one of the ex
perlments who will be tried tomorrow
against the Qulncy. 111., club. Fits will
10 to right in lieu of alter Doane,
who. although one of the stars of the
league. Is Invariably a. late starter. The
other change will be at third base.
where Bill Lindsay will get his firs
chance, ousting: McCormick for the
"If this arrangement satisfies me
will start the season that way," said
the Portland manager.
rhadboarsc In Leadoff Mam.
ChaUbourne remains as leadoff man,
but Fitzgerald now follows second. The
new batting order is us follows:
Chadbourne, left Held; Fitzgerald
right Held: Lindsay. third base
Ttodzers. second base; Kores, shortstop
Krueger. center field: Derrick, first
base; Fischer, catcher; Carson and
This shuffling of the cards gives Mc
Credie five .300 clouters in a row. be-
Elnnlng with Fitzgerald and at leas
tiiree accomplished cleanup hitters
Lindsay. Kodgers and Kores, with
Krueger In reserve.
Tomorrow will be West's second start
and McCredie will scrutinize his new
star closely. The Toledo man twirled
four innings against the negroes at
Ylsalla, March 16. He was touched for
seven hits in four innings, counting
fur three runs. West Is expected to be
one of the mainstays In the box this
Beaten lot Yew Camp.
The Beavers. 25 strong, reached
Stockton shortly after the noon hour
today In their trek from Visalia.
"Three weeks there without Inter
ruption from rain Is a pretty good
training record." said Capt tin Rodgers
tuntght. 1 hope we have that luck
here for 10 days."
I ik the Quincy team, which Is being
assembled here by Tub Hackett, are
several well-known players. Kimmlng-
ton and Carrlgan, Portland castoffs,
are enrolled, tlolvln, the Seal outrield
phenom. is another, while even Ralph
Willis, erstwhile Coast and Northwest
ern Dinger, will be arrayed against the
Krueger'i bruised finger will prob
ably be healed enough to permit him
to play In the first of the four prac
tice games tomorrow. If not Cunning
ham will go to center. The Beavers
did not work out at all this afternoon.
BEAT SOX RFJGCXARS
Maggart Makes Home linn in Slxtli
and Scores Again in Eighth.
LOS AXGELES. March 21. Los An
gelcs Coast Leaguers defeatcl the Chi
rago American regulars. 4 to 3, In a
closely contested game today. "Doc'
White pitched the first five Innings
for the big leaguers and allowed but
three hits. Smith, the Southern League
recruit who relieved him, was more
vulnerable and was .taken out In the
middle of the eighth Inning ifter Los
Angeles had tied the score for the sec
ond time. Lange. who succeeded him.
had no better luck. With Maggart on
second and two out. Howard drove the
ball to right center and Maggert
brought In the winning run.
Chicago scored first In the initial
inning, and In the wecond each team
scored a run. In the sixth Los An-
celes tied the score when Maggart
drove the ball to the left field fence
lor a home run. A wild throw to com
l!ete a double play by Fahey In the
eighth placed Chicago in the lead
axain In the eighth, but the Angels had
fo'.ved Smith's delivery, and after they
had batted In one run Smith was with
drawn. Driscoll relieved Tozer for Los An
geles In the sixth and held the vis
itors to two hits. Score:
R. II. E. R. H. E.
L. Angeles. .4 9 i:Chl. Ame s.. 3 11 3
lotteries Tozer, Driscoll and Brooks,
Hoffman: White, Smith. Lange and
M1VLS TAKE BRACE BUT LOSE
Chicago Second String Team Wins, 6
to 3, Bodle Being Star.
SAN FRANCISCO. March 21. The San
Francisco team took a brace for a few
minutes In the fifth Inning of the
frame with the Chicago American sec
ond team today, but It did not pull them
out of the hole, and when the game
was called In the eighth on account
of rain the score stood I to I In favor
of the Sox.
In that one moment of rehabilitation
the Seals garnered three runs off four
hits, but thereafter Douglass held
them. The Sox gained an early lead
that kept them safe.
Bodle was the star performer, get
ting a home run and a two-bagger for
his share. The score:
K. H. K.l R. H. E.
Thicago.... 6 9 ljSan Fran ...3 6 0
Batteries Douglas and Gossett; Hen
ley. Arlett and Sepulveda.
NFXJRO TEAM STARTS HOME
Dusty Players, With Long Winning
Record, to Visit Northwest.
LOS ANGELES. March 21. The
American Giants, the negro bail club
which won the Winter league pennant
here, left tonight for the return trip to
t'hlcago. The team will play in towns
between here ami San Francisco, and
after five days In Oakland and San
l ianclsco will go as far north as Vic
toria. Since leaving Chicago. October 12
last, the Giants played SS games, of
hlch they only lost ten.
Notes of the Beaver Camp.
VISALIA. Cal.. March 21. (.Special.)
Mike McCormick Is the real dyed-ln-the-wool
boxing fan on the Portland
Coast League roster. Ho halls from
Jersey City, which is convenient to
all the New Tork fights.
Hi West and "Rip" Hagcrman are
the white ribhoncrs. Tis said West
mokes not. drinks' not. prevaricates
not and blasphemes not. but he Is
SACRAMENTO PITCHERS EXPECTED TO PROVE WINNERS THIS
W -. -CTF-e-: l 1 II .
rumored to be a regular fellow Just
Al Joy. a San Francisco baseball
writer, visited the Portland camp a
few days last week. He picks Port
land, Venice and Sacramento as first dt-
Irve Hlgginbotham passed two years
In Visalia last Sunday. To elucidate.
the tall pitcher Jumped from 29 to 31
years old In the Beaver statistical
league. Whether or not- Hlg is after
the old age pension he Insists that the
pencil pushers have underrated his
years and that lie Is the oldest veteran
on McCredle's payroll. Krueger was
30 on Sunday and had been rated as
the Roy Brashear of the Beavers.
Judging from the noise in the grand
stand at Visalia, the natives would
rather see the Chicago negroes win
than the Coast Leaguers. The open
season for dentistry began with the
beating administered by the blacks on
opening day and loud guffaws con
tinued throughout the series every
time a Beaver fell by the wayside.
Walter McCredie and A Carson are
the Siamese twins of the camp. Their
evening stroll has now reached the
proportions of a habit.
KU1EV MAKES PROMISING START
Ex-Portland Backstop Not Ham
pered by Broken Fingers.
VISALIA. Cal.. March 21. (Special.)
"Red" Kuhn. ex-Portland Coast back
stop. Is starting off his second season
for the Chicago White Sox in remark
The Fresno redhead caught Ed
Walsh's shoots most of last- year and
a couple of broken fingers greatly han
dicapped his pegging to bases. Ills
fingers are still gnarly, but he says
heir artistlo contour does not hamper
him at all now.
Schalk, the other young receiver.
purchased from Milwaukee last sea
son, is even smaller than Kuhn. Schalk
is a fine-appearing youngster and a
corking good receiver and thrower.
The newspaper boys with the White
Sox do not believe that Berger will
break Into the infield arrangement this
year permanently, unless one of the
trio. Lord, Weaver or Rath, la Injured.
Rath does not hit as hard as Ber
ger. but he Is a sensational fielder
nd Manager Callahan says he gets on
the bases more often than the heavy
hitters. Rath leads off. Weaver, at
hort. Is the same candy-loving boy
who played with the Seals two years
ago. He has the lnsiae tracK on ine
"We have six pitchers working well,
said Harold Johnson, of the Chicago
Record-Herald, "and If they stay in
condition for the league opening I think
he White Sox will be right up at the
top again at least for the first couple
Most of the newspapermen think the
Sox are much stronger than In 1912.
Walter McCredie still has a string
on Bill Rapps, erstwhlte first Backer
who was sold to Topeka In the Western
League several weeks ago. "You bet
have a hold on Kapps, saiQ .Mac
yesterday. "And If he doesn t make
good at Topeka I'll send him to Class
Perhaps then he will look oack at
Portland and begin to appreciate the
fact that I carried him for three years
nd gave him three years pay for one
year's real work.
The Portland boss rrotns at me
mouth every time Rapps name Is men
Kwi "ftsawExfa': .t.jtont.wfo'ffifeS
M DELAYS COLTS
Players Compelled to Practice
- in Gymnasium.
SEAL GAME IS PREVENTED
New Men Keep Drifting Into Camp
and Pitching Staff Begins to
Loom as Formidable Team
Has Game on Cards "Today.
NTE-SEASON dope wonld Indi
cate that 'Rip' Hagcrman, the
ex-Western Leaguer, will lead the
eaver hurlers this season," says a San
McAleer and Etahl admit that the
Boston Red Pox will win the American
League pennant, and have agreed on
Pittsburg as the opponent for the
worlds series. All this happened at
Hot Springs, where the Sox and Pi
rates are training.
Eddie Mensor doesn't get much rec
ognition In the tentative Pirate llne-
ps for 1913. He Is named on the
team composed of surplus material by
one writer and another makes up three
earns and places Eddie at third base
on the third squad.
Bill James, the big hurler now with
the Beavers. Is said to be responsible
for Buddy Ryan's Inferior work the
latter part of last season. Buddy was
It by a wild pitch at Chicago In prac
tice. James being the offender.
Joe Gedeon, former Seal outfielder.
who Is a Washington recruit, under
went a slight operation last week, but
is back In harness again.
Bob Groom, former Portland slab-
ster. Is raising a moustache at the
Washington training camp.
Walter Johnson has a winning rec
ord of .563 for six years with the
Washington club. His best work was
ast year, when he won 30 and lost ten
games. 1909 he won 13 games and
The English have decided that It Is
almost Impossible to attempt to eradi
cate gambling on horse racing and the
betting bill has been abandoned.
K. R. Bradley, of Lexington. Ky
ys that the barring of American
thoroughbreds from the French stud
book Is a blessing. In disguise, prevent
ing the exportation of American strains
and preserving them for this country.
Tom Jones Is still looking for more
fighters. He hopes to land Bob Mc
Allister, but the deal has not been
closed yet. Jack Lester and Willie
Hoppe are Tom's latest acquisitions.
Jones left 91700 at Medford to bet
on Brown against Anderson, but tele
graphed the stakeholder on the morn
ing of the scrap to tear up the bit of
aper, as "Cherokee Tom" was unwill
ing tu venture his coin against Bud.
BT NICK WILLIAMS.
SANTA ROSA. CaL, March 21. (Spe
cial.) The Colts are taking Santa
Rosa's rainy greetings like mud hens
to a salty marsh. The game with the
Baby Seals was called off In the morn
ing, after one short look at the wet
ball orchard and another at the drip
ping heavens. Consequently the day's
programme centered about the gym
nasium. The pitchers warmed up with
their catchers for an hour and a halt
while lnfielders and outfielders sep
arated Into groups and Indulged In the
When the news reached camp that
White Hope Charley Swain of the Sac
ramento club had lost 35 pounds In
three and a half weeks through wear
lng a rubber shirt, a petition was cir
culated for the Senator's twin shirt,
which Is accordingly under way from
San Francisco. The distinction of
breaking in this shirt has been voted
on Pitcher Koch of Sacramento, who
is a crowd by himself.
Srevenn Highly Recommended.
The new arrivals were Pitcher Ste
yens and Outfielders Decarly and E.
Fries. Stevens reported a disagreeable
trip, having been held up in the wilds
of Nebraska 48 hours by a blizzard.
Good work is expected, as he led the
Nebraska State League and is strongly
recommended by Ward McDowell, who
declares he will burn up the North
western League. Such a happening
would be satisfactory to fans and play
ers alike. Decarly is a fast outfielder
and lefthanded hitter from Duncans
Mills, a neighboring town. Fries ap
pears to be in fine condition and ex
pects to have a great year. Things
point in his favor, as he finished up
last season going strong.
Pitchers Mays and Fitchner will not
take long to get in shape, Judging from
the way their catchers are nursing
their bone-bruised hands. Mays throws
an underhand fast ball that appears ef
fective, and his control is remarkably
good. He Is built for endurance and
should easily stand the pace of a gruel
ling season. Fitchner la practicing con
trol entirely with his fast ball. Three
weeks of this kind of work should gain
him this. With control among his
pitching assets he should easily grad
uate from this league Into faster com
Pitching Staff Appeam Strong.
Hynes. tall and loose-Jointed. Is tak
ing things easy. His record in the
Eastern Canada League dopes him to
be one of the leading pitchers of the
club. Altogether the pitching staff.
with southpaws Glrot and Callahan al
ready showing Improved form, looks
auspicious. Tomorrow IS of the Colts
weather allowing, will be transported
In automobiles from Santa Rosa to
Boyes Springs. They will be awaited
there by the. enemy captained by the
ex-Portland favorite. Mundorff. Prob
ably Martlnoni. who is in perfect shape,
and young Cooney, who has been highly
spoken of. will essay the mound men's
duties, with Murray and Bliss receiv
ing their slants.
VENICE TO DECLARE HOLIDAY
Stores, Schools and Offices to Close
on Day Season Opens.
LOS ANGELES. March 21. (Special.)
The realization of having a real Pa
cific Coast League baseball club play
ing for the honor of their city has
aroused Venetians to a point where a
holiday in honor of the opening day.
April 8.. Is already being declared by
many business men.
The School Board, too, has the fever,
and at a meeting today it was unan
imously voted to dismiss the schools
on the opening day to allow all chil
dren to attend the game.
new Venice baseball park, which
will seat about 10,000, Is rapidly near-
lng completion, and Manager Hogan
has already been notified that it would
not hold the crowd on the opening day.
Chicago -Spike" Kelly and Billy
Walters, rival Chicago welterweights,
were matched to fight 10 rounds at
Kenosha, Wis., April 8.
TO OPEN MONDAY
Mayor Rushlight to Send First
Ball Down Alley in Initial
ENTRY LIST IS COMPLETE
12 FiveOIan, 25 Two-Man Teams
and d Individuals Scheduled to
Roll in Oregon Tournament -and
Names Are Announced.
Twelve five-man teams, 25 two-man
teams and 42 Individuals- will compete
in the first annual Oregon State bowl
lng tournament, which opens next Mon
day night on the Oregon Alleys.
Nine Portland quintets and three from
out of town comprise the big-team
entry list Pendleton furnishing two
and Rainier one team.
The tourney opens at 8 o'clo.ck Mon
day night. Mayor Rushlight sending
the first ball down -the drives. The five-
man events are scheduled for the open
ing night, with the doubles starting on
Tuesday and the singles on Wednes
day. The tourney closes Friday night.
The following are the five-man
teams: Pendleton No. 1, Pendleton No.
2, Rainier, Meier & Frank, M. L. Kline,
Oregon. Telegraphers. Powers Furni
ture Company, Honeyman Hardware
Company, White Crows, Columbia Club,
Lineups Are Chosen.
The lineup of the teams: Rainier
Vogel, Nasen, Stacey, Curtis, Francis,
Curran; Pendleton No. 1 Hanson, Noll,
Book, Bott, McMorrls; Myers' Teleg
raphers Ball, Bechtel, Myers. Alger,
Jianno; M. JU Kline Kruse, Case, Arena,
Raymond, Kneyse; Honeyman Hard
ware Company Tint, Martin, Melster, I
Heffron, Capen; Oregon Bishop. Oster
haut, Kress, Hotcbkln, Luddy; Powers
Furniture Company Hanson, Slater,
Schachtmayer, Chltry. Melvin; White
Crows Phillips, McMahon. Flnck.
Woldt. Glanuti; Hop Gold Heath, Leap,
Houser, Naper, Christian; Columbus
Club Washer, MeGlnnls, Lake, Wolfeil,
Herget Shannon; Meier & Frank
Franklin, Tonslng, Baker, O'Donnell
The two-man teams: Vogel and Na-
son, Stacy and Curtis, Ball and Myers,
Hanno and Alger, Butler and Blackada,
capen and Martin, Kruse and Bishop,
Arens and Bechtel, Case and Pardner,
Kneyse and Raymond, Bott and Mc-
Monies, Molitar and McDevltt, Book and
Noil, Heffron and Tint. Houser and
Franklin, Anderson and Hanson, Oster-
haut and Kress. Hotchkin and McDon
aid, Hanson and Chltry. Hauser and
Franklin. Slater and Melvin. Fischer
and Glanuti, Baker and Schachtmayer,
Christian and Leap, O'Donnell and
Prises Axe Set Forth.
The Individuals: Vogel. Nason. Stacey.
Curtis, Ban, Myers, H. Martin. Hanno,
Capen, Kruse, Case, Al Arens. Raymond.
Kneyse, Bott, McMonles, McDevltt, Moli
tar, Book, Anderson, Hanson. Smith.
Heffron, L. W. Ma,rtln, Osterhaut, Han
son, Chltry, Woldt, McMahon, Hauser.
Franklin, Dlttmer, Fischer, Schacht
mayer, HIngley, O'Donnell, Gus Ahrens,
Lake, Wolfeil, McDonald, Leap, Bechtel.
The nurse division will be as follows:
Five-man teams First, $70: second. 840:
third, 30; fourth, $20; fifth, $10. Two-
man teams First, $60; second. $35: third.
20; fourth, $12; fifth. $8; sixth. $6:
seventh, $3. Singles First, $35; sec
ond,. $20: third, $15; fourth, $12.50; fifth,
$10; sixth, $; seventh, $4; eighth, $2.
in audition -15 will go to the man
making the best single-game score of
the tourney, $10 for the man making
the best three-game score, and $15 for
the man averaging highest for the nine
games of the meet.
Join the Y. M. C. A. Today and Save $2.00 on Your Membership. Help Beat Seattle!
TyinLL yoube Stein-Bloeh
W dressed Sunday?
Each Easter sees more satisfied
Portland men in these famous
STEIN-BLOCH Smart Clothes
Come to the Big Daylight Store today and
choose your Easter Suit from the multitude of
beautiful patterns and weaves.
You can expect good service in spite of the
day-before-Easter rush. Every Suit bought to
day will be ready for Sunday.
Prices $20 to $40, with an immense choice.
at $25, $30, $35
WHITE PLATTED SHLBTS FOE EASTER Manhattan,
Arrow, York $1.50, $2.00 and upwards,
LET YOUR EASTER HAT BE A DUNLAP Exclusive
Portland Agency. Soft and Btiff blocks $5. Stet
son, $4, $5 and upwards.
NEW ARRIVALS IN EASTER NECKWEAR Just in
by, express. The most beautiful silks and colorings im
aginable 50S 75 and $1.
Clothiers, Hatters, Furnishers
Yeon Building, Corner Fifth and Alder
AN3ELS PRACTICE SECRETLY
Venice Wallops Semi-Pros bnt Sfen
Are Afflicted With Colds.
LOS ANGELES. March 21 . f Spe
cial.) With "Doc" Alexander Finley
guarding the outer portals, the mem
bers of the Los Angeles baseball club
held a secret meeting In the club-
ouse this morning. There was no out-
oor practice. Billon has not been quite
satisfied with the way the team has
een working in the practice games.
Dillon wants them to try out new plays
and discussed the working of a num
ber which the Angels will endeavor to
se this year.
The Venice Tigers and an All-Star
semi-professional nine representing
Santa Monica played on the Venice
diamond this "afternoon. Griffin, Baum
nd Kaieiga did the twirling for the
'Hap" Hogan had his men out for
an early morning practice spell today.
After a short respite at noon, the Coast
League players again went on the field
for the afternoon's game and fairly ate
the "Stars" up. Hogan gave all of his
men a chance to get into the game.
Elliott. Simpson and Tonneman alter
nated behind the bat.
The Venice players have been work
ing hard all week, but have been
hampered somewhat by the cold winds
which blow off the ocean the greater
part of each day. Many of the players
have colds and a few stlU are afflicted
with stiff joints and sore muscles.
Hogan said he did not expect to
release any of the men he has on hand
ow until the end of the Spring tratn-
RACTXG CARD WILL BE GOOD
Southwest Washington Pair Will Be
CHEHALIS. Wash, March 21. OSpe- i
clal.) The management of the South
west Washington Fair, which will be
held on the grounds midway between
Chehalis and Centralia August 25 to 1
August 30, is receiving assurances of
good racing programme. The fair to
be held here wlU be the first of the
Secretary Walker Is dally receiving
many Inquiries regarding the 1913 fair.
bowing an earlier and greater Inter
est than previously in the event. The
arious railroad companies are offer
ing cups as trophies in various departments.
GRADE LEAGUE GROWING
CETVED TO DATE.
Few Divisions Wanted So That More
Games May Be Played and PI'
nals Decided at Same Time.
Indications are that the 1913 season
will be a banner one for the Portland
Grammar School Baseball League. aB
L H. Morgan, who is on the baseball
committee, already has received 33 en
tries and expects more before the open
ing of the season on April L
The baseball committee, which la
composed of the principals of the Sell
wood, Lents, Stephens and Irvlngton
schools, will meet today at the Lincoln
High School and divide the teams Into
sections and appoint a supervisor for
The committee is in favor of cutting
the league into as few divisions as pos
sible, so as to make it possible for the
finals to be played off simultaneously
and to permit the teams to play more
games. It is probable that the com
mittee will arrange the sections so as
to make it possible for each team to
play every other twice.
Following are the schools that have
entered to date: Hawtnorne, Mount
Tabor. Sellwood, Failing, Arleta, Hoi
laday. Stevens. Thompson. Woodstock,
Albina Homestead, Ladd, Eliot, Chap
man. Highland. Irvlngton, Kerns, Pen
Insula. Shaver, Montavilla, Creston,
Buckman, Glencoe. Sunnyside, Ports
mouth. Lents, South Mount Tabor, Ver
non, Clinton-Kelly, Holman, Brooklyn,
Shattuck and Weston.
BASEBALL SEASOX OX TODAY
Alpha Tans to Play Avava Club and
Sigma Clils Phi Delta.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene,
Or., March 21. (Special.) The lnter
fraternity baseball season at the Uni
versity of Oregon will be opened to
morrow. Alpha Tau Omega and the
Avava Club will meet In the morning,
and Sigma Chi and Phi Delta Theta
will be opponents in the afternoon.
The Inter - fraternity league was
started by Lair Gregory, now a Port
land newspaperman, in the Spring of
1900. Gregory was at that time the
editor of the "Midnight Doughnut, a
humorous college publication, which,
as the name indicates, appeared at 12
bells in the evening. Through his ef
forts a Bilver cup was hung up as
trophy and the league Is still known
as the "Doughnut League.
The cup still remains as a trophy,
no team having captured it more than
once, whereas it must be won twice in
succession by the same fraternity to
remain in its possession permanently.
Phi Gamma Delta is the present holder
of the :uo.
Every fraternity and men's club In
the university' is entered in the race,
with the exception of Beta Theta PI,
which withdrew last Spring. The Dor
mitory Club, composed of all the men
boarding at the university dormitory.
and the Oregon Club, embracing all
students who do not live In any fra
ternity house or dormitory, will be rep,
Portland Academy Juniors Win.
The Junior athletes of the Portland
Academy won the 1913 annual inter-
class pentathlon yesterday, when Brlx
took first honors in the broad Jump,
1th a record of 17 feet, 6 Inches. This
gave his team 1066 points against 872
points made by the sophomore athletes.
its nearest opponents. Strowbridge, a
nnlor athlete, carried away the K.
Morris cup, donated to the athlete mak
ing the best performance In the five
rents. The following points were
warded: . Juniors, 1065: sophomores.
2; seniors, S10; freshmen, (20.
Wolves' Lineup Virtually Settled.
MARTSVTLLE, CaL, March 21. (Spe
cial.) A short but strenuous practice
was in order for the Sacramento Wolves
today as the final day's workout be
fore the Saturday and Sunday games
with Cliff Ireland s Independents In
Sacramento. Wolverton will take prac
tically the eame squad to the home lot
for these games that he took for the
last White Sox games, with the excep
tlon of Outfielder Moran and Pitcher
Alberts, who will make their bow be
fore the home fans. The squad wiU
Include Pitchers Alberts, Shultz, Mun
sell, Stroud and Williams; Catchers
Bliss and Cheek; lnfielders Tennant,
O'Rourke, Irelan, Shlnn and Stark, and
Outfielders Moran, Lewis and Ken
worthy. Mitze Asks Waivers on Four.
LIVERMORE, CaL, March 21. (Spe
ciaL) The Oaks will bid farewell to
Livermora tomorrow morning. Man
ager Mitse announced tonight that he
had asked for waivers on Ward, Emery,
Wells and Hust. Several clubs are
after these boys, and it is probable that
they will be farmed out to some class
B organization for further development.
The University of California team will
tackle the Oaks tomorrow afternoon
at the university grounds, and will
present their strongest lineup against
Frink With Walla Walla.
.Wash., March SI. (Spe
cial.) Walter Frlnk, who was rated as
one of the star pitchers of last year's
Washington State League and who had
a chance some time ago to Join the
Sacramento Coast League team, has
wound up at Walla Walla, where he is
trying out as one of the pitchers for
the Trl-State League city.
MOTORCYCLE RACERS TO WAIT
Forest Grove Track In Snch Condi
tion Postponement Xecessary.
FOREST GROVE, Or., March 21.
(Special) Two days of drizzling rain
intermingled with flurries of snow and
dashes of Eleet, have made of the usu
ally hard surfaced Forest Grove race
track a sea of mud three Inches deep,
necessitating a postponement of the
motorcycle races which were to have
been held here Saturday and Sunday
to Inaugurate the opening of the
According to present understanding.
weather permitting, the pop-pop fiends
will contest for supremacy on tne Juc
Can track. March 29 and 30. A num
ber of local riders of some promise
have entered the minor races, and
there Is a well established rumor that
an unknown Washington County speed
marvel haa determined to give the pro
fessionals an opportunity to do some
real racing If they wish to retain their
Telegraphic Sport Briefs
In two straight falls in 47 minutes and
13 minutes, respectively. Although out
weighed nearly 40 pounds, Connolly was
the aggressor practically throughout.
Knoxvllle, Tenn. St Louis Nationals
17, University of Tennessee, 0.
Chattanooga, Tenn. Chicago Nation
als 6. Chattanooga Southern League 1.
Atlanta, Ga. Boston Nationals 7, At
lanta Southern League 6.
Pittsburg;, Pa., Charles McCourt, of
Pittsburg, defeated John Moore, of
Kansas City, 60 to 24, in a National
three-cushion billiard league game. Mc
Court had a high run of five, Moore
three. The game went 62 Innings.
Nashville, Tenn. Philadelphia Amer
icans, 6; Nashville Southern, 0.
Portland Nine Is Victor.
By a batting rally in the ninth In
ning, the Portland T. M. C. A- business
men's Indoor baseball team defeated
the Salem nine, 1Z to 10, In a return
game last night at the T. M. C. A. Mills
pitched for the winners and Anderson
for the visitors.
SAN FRANCISCO An authorized Pa
cific Coast swimming meet will be
held in this city July 4. For the North
ern Association Secretary T. Morris
Dunne said the results of the swimming
contests held in connection with the
Portland Rose Festival in June would
be a large factor in determining the
makeup of the team to represent the
Pittsburg Tommy Lavelle, a local
lightweight, died here as the result of
a blow he received in a boxing bout
before the Tariff Club Thursday. His
skull was fractured. George Adam
son, Leavell's opponent in the boxing
bout, and A. C Evans, alleged to have
arranged the match, were arrested. I
New Tork The Bowery came In for
a slice of its old popularity when the ;
Atlantic Garden, for nearly half a cen- j
tury the rendezvous of the better ele
ment of East Siders for purposes of en-
tertainment, was transformed Into a i
boxing club recently licensed by the
State Athletic Commission as the At
lantic Garden Athletic Club.
Chicago The Illinois A. C. team de
feated the Princeton University squad, 6
to 12, in an aquatic meet.
Vancouver, B. C. "Pat" Connolly,
heavyweight champion of Great Bri
tain, defeated "Polly" Grim, of Seattle,"
to the Gordon
Hat soft felt or
stiff. Good colors,
Just a step from the
ordinary but not an
. You'll appreciate
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MONDAY, MARCH 24
FIRST BOUT. 8:30 SHARP
Seats for Sale at Schiller's, Sixth and Washington.
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