Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, August 06, 1913, Page 7, Image 7

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Strachan and Griffin Win
From Dixie and Represent
atives in Easy Style.
Eastern Champions Beat Westerners,
Byford and Burdlck, 6-4, 5-7,
6-3, 0-7, and It Will Be Coast
Against Coast Today.
CHICAGO. Aug. 6. Coast will oppose
Coast in the final of the sectional dou
bles tournament at Onwentsia tomor
row. In the greatest exhibition of
tennis ever played in the West, Gus
tavo Touchard and "W. M. Washburn,
the Eastern champion pair, defeated
today Heath Byford and Ralph Burdlck,
the Western champions, 6-4, B-7. 6-3,
In a match noted in contrast for Its
one-sldedness and lack of brilliancy,
Clarence Griffin and John Strachan, the
Facific Coast champions, disposed of
Robert ShBlton and J. B. Adoue, who
bore the hopes of Dixie, 6-1, 6-4, 9-7.
The Eastern pair and Griffin and
Strachan will battle for the privilege
of playing McLoughlin and Bundy for
the National championship at Newport,
August 18.
Thrllla Are Numerous.
The West-East match abounded In
thrills. The superiority of the visitors
In the long run hardly was doubted by
the big gallery, but the Chicago men
played a desperate game, and their bat
tle, uphill from the start, kept their
hundreds of supporters on keen edge.
A great match is expected in the
finals, for the California boys compose
a team of just the kind to play the
Easterners to a standstill.
Of the eight men who took part in
the matches today, Burdick and Touch
ard furnished tne most spectacular ex
hibitions. Touchard's great coolness
and his absolute confidence made him
master of more than one tight situa
tion. His placing on returns was won
derful, especially his handling of the
pretty lobs which Byford dropped to
the back line.
Easterners Masters of Net.
Masters at the net, the Eastern pair
won the opening set despite efforts of
the Chicago team to keep them back.
Burdick's smashes frequently got by,
but the terrific smashes of the Eastern
ers won the set for them easily.
The second set, won by the Western
team, was somewhat carelessly played
by the Eastern team. It was featured
by the final game, in which Touchard
was guilty of a double fault, allowing
the Western pair to tie and in 'Which he
drove the final ball into the net.
The Easterners won the next set eas
ily, foot-faults, which had caused Bur
dick some trouble earlier, preventing
him from winning one game that might
have turned the tide.
Touchard Takes Love Game.
The fourth set was as hard fought,
the teams being all square for 14 games.
Touchard, putting every ounce of steam
possible behind his drives, won the
15 th a love game. Then Washburn,
In a flash of speed, broke into Burdick's
service. and won the 16th game, carry
ing with it the match.
The all-around superiority of the
Calif ornlans over the southern pair
was obvious from the start in their
match. The Texans, encouraged by the
rapid improvement in Adoue's service,
revived as the match advanced, but
their rally came too late. Griffin ap
parently followed his tactics in the
singles of not overdoing, and was con
tent to win without taking a chance
of wearing out his convalescent part
ner. The Californiana' work at times ap
peared listless, but so did Griffin's in
a preliminary match in the Western
singles tournament the other day, and
his final victory proved that his ap
parent indift'erence is not a reliable
criterion of his condition or form.
Points in East-West match:
Byford and Burdick, 511 455 344 0
Touchard and Washburn, 744 03J 560
4 36-6.
Byford and Burdick, 460 141 544 147
Touchard and Washburn, 644 424 321
406 S9-S.
Byford and Burdick. 414 404 241
Touchard and Washburn, 241 646 424
Byford and Burdick. 451 462 261 535
240 1 61-7.
Touchard and Washburn, 034 284 444
353 414 4 57-9.
Portland Men Go Down to lefeat
Though Fighting Game.
TACOMA, Aug. 5. Upsets marked the
play in the North Pacific international
lawn tennis championships here today
when all the American players fell be
fore the Canadians, who will fight out
the finals between themselevs tomor
row. L. K. Richardson, of Portland, de
feated A. S. Milne, of Vancouver, in a
five-set match, but lost to T. C. Fulton,
of Victoria, in the semi-finals, taking
one set out of four. Sam Russell, of
Seattle, former state champion, beat
Walter Goss. of Portland, also in a five
set match, and then succumbed to the
Vancouver star. H. C. Evans, after a
hard-fought battle.
In the Pacific Northwest champion
ships today Ella Kottrell and R. c. Gor
rlll. of San Francisco. had easy
matches. , The only surprises were the
victories of the two Japanese entered.
G. K. Wada, who beat Seth Richards'
of Spokane, and A. Tanaka, who de
feated F. Kettenbach, a Lewiston,
Idaho, crack. Following are the sum
maries in the International tournament:
Singles I K. Richardson. Irving-ton club
Portland, defeated A. . Milne. Vancouver'
.1-7. S-6. 7-a, 0-0. 6-3. T. C. Fulton Vic
toria, defeated W. A. McBurnev tseatt'e
-S. 6-1. y-11. 6-4. Sam Russeil. Seattle"
defeated Walter Goss, Multnomah Club
Portland. s-3, s-6. 3-t. 3-6. 6-3.
!?euii-flnalB. singles T. C tulton Vic
toria, defeated Richardson, 6-7, 8-1, 6-1, 6-4,
H- O. fcTv.inj. Vancouver, deleuted Ilusseli
6-4. 2-6. 12-10. 6-4.
Doubles Kvans and Milne. Vancouver
defeated Goss and Wells, Multnomah Club'
PortUnd. 6-2. 6-3, 6-2. Russell and Mc
Burnev. Seattle, defeated Macrae and Ste
vens, North Vancouver. 6-2, 6-2. 4-i, 6-4.
In the Pacific Northwest tournament, fol
lowing were the results of the chief
Men's singles Tt. G. P.reeze defeated J
?WV .6"0' a"4: Bra'" defeated N. Webber
, . i JO Tyier defeated T. L. Stevens
. v -a. lanaKa defeated F. Kettenbach
n-J. 6-4; e. R. McCormlck defeated W. C.
Bowden 6-3. 7-5; k. C. Uorrlll defeated w.
P. Rurrell -3. o-l; H. W. Peters defeated
iw.jrnii.Pro,"n 6"2- 6-2; J. K Wada de
.. d,iS5th Ru-hards 9-7. 6-8. 13-11; iilia.
Kottr.HI defeated G. A. Lalxure 6-1. -S.
women , singles Mrs. Ellis defeated Mrs.
S?f , Mr- x- V. GTVpp defeated
Miss Helen Keen 6-n fi-4. 6-0: V i ss I,. Mor
ris defeated Miss Frances Burrill 8-2, 6-2;
mu "aran Uviugstone defeated Mlia Ior-
othy Dempser 6-1, 6-0; Miss Gandolfo de
feated Miss Skewea 6-2, 6-8, 6-1.
Auother Scalp Added to Belt of
California Boy.
NEW YORK, Aug. 6. In the New
Tork state lawn tennis tournament
today William Johnston, the California
boy, got through to the semi-final
round by adding Fred C. Inrnan to the
list of notables who have fallen before
him in this section of the country.
Johnston was in rare form and won at
6-3, 6-3.
S. H. Voshell also came through by
defeating F. C. Beggs in the fifth
round, 6-4, 6-0. Johnston now is a fa
vorite for the championship.
In the doubles Voshell and Beggs
gained the semi-final round by defeat
ing Roberts and Ivlns, 6-1, 6-0.
Boy Scouts Make Quick Hike.
HOOD RIVER, Or., Aug. 5. (Special.)
A walking record was set here Sun
day by Paul Harris and Mark Moe,
two members of the local troop of Boy
Scouts, who had been spending the
week at Lost Lake in camp with the
Mosier troop under the charge of Dr.
David Robinson, of that city.
The boys made the 28 miles in seven
hours. The road for seven miles, from
the lakeside to the confluence of the
west fork of Hood River with the lake
branch, is exceedingly rough.
Dr. Robinson has been teaching the
lads woodcraft and elementary surgery,
necessary in cases of accidents in the
In Seven Games, Batting 28
Times, 16 Hits Result.
Etawah Wins $10,000 Purse on
Grand Circuit Owner In Person
Telegraphs Result to Daughter.
KALAMAZOO, Mich.. Aug. 6. When
Peter Voto, driven by Murphy, won the
2-year-old trotting division of the
Horseman futurity and the purse of
$3000 at this afternoon's Grand Circuit
meet, he established a new world's
record for 2-year-old trotters, going
the first mile in 2:09. The distance was
made with ease. Murphy holding the
colt back as he came down the
stretch. The former record of 2:09
was made by Justice Brooks two years
ago. In the second heat Peter Voto
equaled the former record.
Etawah had an easy time In taking
the S-year-old trot for the Horseman
futurity $10,000 purse.
Frank O. Jones, the Memphis, Tenn.,
millionaire owner of Etawah, who Is
an old-time telegraph operator,
climbed Into the press box and person
ally transmitted a message to his
daughter telling of Etawah's victory.
Besides the $7500 won by Etawah the
owner also won a ?500 cup.
It required four heats for Tommy
Horn to win the 2:10 trot.
In the 3-year-old pacing division of
the futurity Tilly Tipton ran away
from Homer Baughman in all three
heats. Summaries:
2:10 trot, purse J3000, three in five
Tommy Horn, b. g.. by Otto
Wilkes (McDonald) 1 4 l j
Dago, b. g. (Grady) 4 16 4
Marigold, b. m. (Murphy) ..2 2 5 5
Denemore, b. h. (Loomis) 6 6 2 2
Echo More, blk. h. (Kerr) 3 6 5 6
Lady Grattan. b. m. (Cox) 5 3 4 S
Time 2:o9. 2.0D, 2.0734. 2:09.
x uree-year-010. trot. Horseman
purse, $10,000. three in five
Etawah. b. c, by Al Stanley (Geers) tr 1 1
Dillon Axworthy, b. c. (Merrill) 2 2 4
Barbara Overton, b. f. (Murphy) ... .3 3 3
nony rtoou .Kate, r. r. (Dodge) . . . . .4
Ruby Watts, b. c. (Wright)
Peter Johnson, b. c. (Cox)
Blackburn, Watts, n. c. (Markham).. '
1 line ,;ui, :uyi.
Two-year-old trot, horseman futurity
purse, $3000, two in three
Peter Volo. b. c, by Peter the Great
(Murphy) j
Adebella watts, b. f. (Andrews) 2 3
Lady Wanetka, b. I. (Cox) 3 2
Tramp Wrletht. b.'c. (Hoffman) dls.
Grace Stillman, b. f. (G. Res) dls
Time 2.01). 2:104.
Three-year-old pace, horsemen futurity
purse, $2000. three in five
Tilly Upton, b. 1. by Ozone (Mur-
Phy) 1 1 1
Homer Baughman, b. c (Davis) 2 2 2
Time 2:12H, 2:13Mj. 2:13!.
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Portland Now Has Four or Seven
"Better-Than-300" Men Recorded
and Six Beavers Go Better
. Than .320 for Past Week.
Coast Batting; Leaders.
AB. 1BH. BA.
Doane 3-itf 10 .312
Linasay 203 91 .311
Maggart 419 130 310
Elliott 239 73 305
Lobar 268 80 .301
tahlnn , 260 78 .300
Pea 170 51 .300
In the week's series Just ended. Bill
Rodgers made a mark which many of
the fans are willing to believe is a
record for the Pacific Coast League.
Rodgers appeared In seven games.
He came to bat 28 times and made 16
hits, which gives him a batting aver
age of .B71. He is also credited with
one sacrifice, two stolen bases, scored
nine runs, made four three-baggers
and landed on the ball for one home
run. Whether this constitutes a record
or not, it is certainly going at a ter
rific rate.
In 1311 Heine Heitmuller. in eight
games, came to bat 35 times and made
16 hits, the same number that Rodgers
made in 28 times up. This gave Heit
muller an average of .457. This was
against Sacramento September 12 to
18, and also included two extra inning
games, one of them of 11 rounds and
the other of 21. The 21-inning game
was a tie with Halla and Baum the
.In 1912 I. Howard In 10 games came
to bat 40 times with 18 hits and an
average of .450. This was September
24 to 30 at Vernon. There were three
double headers.
Donne High Man.
Rodgers in the last 11 games has
been at bat '.5 times with 20 hits and
batting .444. He got one or more hits
in every game.
The terrific run of the last week
puts Doane in the first division.
This gives Portland four of the seven
"above .300 hitters" in the Pacific
Coast League hardly any wonder that
the Beavers have been burning out tlw
fuses at all stations of the circle. -
Portland had six men who batted
Detter man .320 for last week. The
last man was Speas, who made just
one point oetter tnan that limit
others were: Rodgers with his
Fisher with .563, Berry with
uoane, .400, Lindsay, .370.
Some of the tabulation on the heavy
league hitting follows:
Flayer Games. Ab.
Rodirera I 7 va
Lindsay 7 27
Doane ................. 7 so
Pneas 7 28
F'sher 4 js
Berry 8 12
Carhan ................ 7 24
Goodwin ............... 7 26
Coy 7 25
Cook 7 25
Guest 7 23
Kane 7 29
Bayless .......... .. 5 23
Hosp 7 27
Brashear 7 30
Young 7 2,"
Lewis . 7 26
M o ran ................. 7 26
Tennant 7 26
Heavy Hitting Shown.
Some of the hitting for extended
periods is summarized below. Kane
in 23 games has been at bat 82 times
and made 33 hits. This nets him an
average of .402. Others are:
Players Games. Ab, IBh. Ba.
Rodgers 11 45 20 .444
Lindsay 11 43 j6 .372
Doane 10 43 17 .395
sPeas 14 53 19 .3SS
Fisher 7 26 13 .500
Berry . . .. 16 58 20 .345
Goodwin 10 34 12 .353
Coy 11 39 12 .80S
Approximately 2000 Members of Trade Trateraity Indulge in Field Sports
and Participate in Barbecue.
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NEARLY 2000 Portland meatcntters,
including their families, attended
the annual picnic of the butchers at
Estacada, Sunday and indulged in a
varied programme
Veal skinning and dressing. In prep
aration for the barbecue, gave the
butchers a chance to show their trade
skill. Prizes were awarded for the
events. Lewis getting first for taking
the hide off a veal in two minutes and
26 seconds. His time in splitting the
veal was also good, doing it in 20
The old-timers' race was won ty
Sawyer, Gerson being second and Hob
son third.
A baseball game between the Gill
Butchers and the Bradfords enlivened
the day, the Gills winning, S to 2". This
was a pitchers' battle between James
Campion and Williams, former high
school stars.
Races for fat men. lean men, women,
delivery boys and every other type of
plonio attraction filled the time.
The barbecue was the crowning event
of the day. the veal which had been
skinned and butchered, being cooked
to a nicety by the campflre chefs.
.Summer Weight Fancy Suits
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The best clothes" in the world are in this season-end clean-up
sale. All this season's cut patterns. They're big- reductions.
It's your loss if you don't come and see what's doing-
Sale Starts This Morning at 8 o'Clock
$20.00 Hart Schaffner & Marx Jjj J g 35 I3000 Hart Schaffner & Marx qq
$25X)0 Hart Schaffner & Marx jjj J Q 05 3'00 Hart Schaffner & Marx Cjjg 3 35
Furnisiiings Reduced Straw Hats V2 Price
The Men's Shop for Quality and Service
Northwest Corner Third and Morrison
Gardner 7 29 10 .345
Guest 8 29 13 .443
Kane 23 82 33 .402
Bayless 13 51 ' 19 .373
Hosp 13 62 16 .30S
Brashear 9 38 15 -3U5
Lewis 11 38 12 .316
Moran 13 67 19 .3:13
Tennant 12 41 17 .416
Five Iiose and Four Win In Seven
Games in Big Leagues.
CHICAGO, Aug. 5. Ten left-hand
pitchers figured in seven of the nine
major leagrue baseball games played
today, Ave sustaining defeat, four
winning and one retiring without a
credit or discredit. The winning
southpaws were Pierce, of Chicago,
who defeated Rucker, of Brooklyn;
Weilman, of St. Louis, victor over
Collins, of the Boston Americans, In the
second game, and Leonard, of Boston,
conqueror o St. Louis in the first
game of the double-header, and Russell,
of the Chicago Americans.
Marquard, Kucker and Sallee ; went
down to defeat In the National, while
Plank and Collins were beaten In the
Russell pitched a fraction more than
one inning for the champions and gets
credit for a victory. Boehling, the
Washington, left-hander, was neither
winner nor loser, being relieved in the
tenth inning with the score tied.
"Rube" Marquard's winning streak
was broken by the Pittsburg Nationals
after the New Tork star had achieved
nine straight victories.- -Slim" Sallee
was returned a loser against the rush
ing Philadelphia Nationals, although he
pitched a better game than any of the
luckless five, allowing only one run.
Ashland, Wis. Charles Quarders,
who had been pitching for the Ashland
baseball team, a semi-professional or
ganization, has been signed today to
play with the Chicago Americans.
Eleven 'Stalwart Athletes All in Per
fect Condition Hope to Get
Lanrels on Water.
Portland Rowing club athletes left
last night at 11 o'clock for Victoria,
B. C, to participate in a three-day
water carnival and rowing regatta to
be held In James Bay. Portland will
be represented by 11 stalwart youths,
who have been training for four
months and whose physical condition
is said to be perfect. Portland oars
men met their Waterloo at Vancouver.
B. C., last month and they are confi
dent that they will be able to retrieve
lost honors at the Victoria meet. i
The party is In charge of Fred R.
Newell, senior sculler and former sec
retary of the club. In the party will
be a single sculler, double-scullers,
four-oared crew and four expert ca
noeists. Dave G. Cooper, who made
such a splendid showing at the Van
couver regatta, will row the. singles
for the local club. Cooper, though he
lost at Vancouver, ran away from a
large field of entries and came second
to F. a. - Hudson, a finished oarsman
from England who had many years", ex
perience. , Local men are pinning their
faith on Cooper to win his ,race this
Fred R. Newell and James Haveley,
local double-sculling champions, will
row the doubles. Their chances are
believed to be good. The four-oared
crew is composed of E. A. Hanson,
stroke; George W. Bates, jr.. No. 3; G.
G. Wyld, No. 2, and Chris M. Dyrlund.
bow. This Is a picked crew from the
Junior and senior fours who took part
In the Vancouver regatta.
The canoe experts are V. L. Hamlin,
Henry Pfaender. Harold Webster and
Lester Woodruff. A four-paddle canoe
race Is to be one of the feature events.
The races will be held Thursda'y. Fri
day and Saturday.
Sporting Sparks
THE management of the Cubs has
found a new field, for the too talk
ative Zimmerman. Whenever Zim is
out of the lineup for having Indulged
In too much chatter with the umpire,
he is sent off on scouting trips to the
bushes. , His last trip was a tour in
search of a third baseman.
Here is a man who might be able to
take up the challenge issued yesterday
by Dan O'Leary. Frank H. Palmer ar
rived Saturday In Tacoma, after hav
ing walked 3000 miles of the distance
between Tacoma and Boston.
Rube Benton, the Cincinnati pitcher,
recently injured in a motorcycle col
lision, is slowly recovering, but the
physicians are sure that he will be un
able to play again this season.
The recently announced world's ama
teur golf record for the longest drive,
credited to E. P. Allis, of Boston, is
disputed by local men. John G. An
derson, of Newton, made a drive of 328
yards in 1908, while Allls made but
Mrs. Catherine Shrier, Washington,
D. C, woman, recently appeared before
the Boxing Commission to secure a
permit to allow her two sons to stage
a fight. "How old are the boys?" was
of course one of the first questions.
When told that the youngsters were
but 13 and 11, the permit was refused.
Szbyscko will claim the title ot
world's champion wrestler If Frank
Gotch does not come through with a
finish match before September . 1.
Szbyzcko wants to meet Gotch at any
rate or any time.
Telegraphic Sporting Briefs
CHICAGO Pitcher Edward Reul
bach, of the Chicago Nationals, hai
been traded by Manager Evers tc
Brooklyn for Pitcher Edward Stack.
Mike Mitchell, the outfielder, on whore
waivers had been asked by the Chi
cago Nationals, had been claimed bj
Le Mans, France Bablot, the French
automobilist, won the automobile
grand prize of France, covering the
distance of 335 5-8 miles in 4 hours 21
minutes 50 seconds. His average speed
was 77 miles an hour.
Goshen, N. Y. Uhlan (1:58), owned
by C. K. G. Billings, of New York,
champion trotter of the world, will ap
pear at Goshen during race week, Au
gust 19 to 21, in an attempt to beat
his world's race record of 2:02 over
the historic half-mile track. It will be
his only appearance In the East this
Cold-Storage Plant to Expand.
It was announced "yesterday that
the National Ice & Cold Storage
Company will begin at once the con
struction of a $30,000 three-story con
crete cold storage building in East
Stark street directly across from the
company's plant. This will make the
space occupied by the company' two
whole blocks.
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