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THE aiORXTNG OREGOMAX. THURSDAY, DECEMBER .53, 1915.
ON TAGOMA PLAYER
Seaver Manager Says Grover
Will Be With Portland if
McGinnity Keeps Word.
TRANSFER NOT IN WRITING
Oak Trade Lllxhl to Wichita,
Mrtijcr So Longer Uaaliseao
JUiu;rr of ftraver. bat
He krer CoorrwioiM.
rnl. -Ire Man' Jo McOinnlty
frt; out of verbal nalrxl. eac-
o t Ha.-! a llo lrf. ef ta Ta
m Tirs. ta Northwster
La i. ..t t w:ta ta rrt:4 1u-ve-
-ir.e wr'l sail jsirdy that
ant )I iiitsnr sat com to tiita
. vara bota wer la
'rm .. o aLtee-lia ta miaar
Ji.:i'rt ii spf th T'm "'
la lurtiat w.taio a few da) 10 cent
p.et tn trasfr.
ma ai ltn n4
I a -. vt. i. ' 4 Manasse M-Cred..
f -Ar. a. noeain la writies.
but I Jont Lima Vo nr.itjr will ba k
loan his won. Tbat Wsu.4 Dot
Vrser la a fetow b live
lit i4tt.k ar tar. about, aud tear
r ft i pruvl-Bf. Tacoma cat h;m
Itom t&a tatara Canada Leaau.
0:4nr battaa ." 'a 14 en-e for
Tt'w4 anl seal It ba. lla kaa
: tu-t4M hits, aiaal triple od Do
ham rua. apparent: he la aot a
r Cra.J.a s-ays Roy la a ttat-iral third
kma aa4 ba wests la try btm eal
at tl Irn4 eoraer acaiaal Hi.', ac-impf.
t.rs.er eccepte4 21. cutout at vnd
l UJ (amse aa4 ka4 Jl asslat. wtta
arrora. cists kua a fislJiB r
as ef .Hi.
Me p:7i !1 game at third base, but
tia c&iaca apvaraal'r Bad It hard
fir fcira an .J hi fie.dina drepp4 to
.isl. 0evr w also u i at art-
at )? la 11 iai. war k llelded .
a a a
)tpkie f Grover. aa mulaa la-
rii-ot mrri at p.atiia rtnidr
feliowin- trt, maatiac ot th Narttvwt
l.aaff-t Bnete. uq tat f?raoea
la. ifl''u;f. Hob Brown. o( aacou
r. t.-ala.i n(:ldr iila-a to 0po
kna (or Tac Cal.aaaa. Coating oat
of trta moat.ac -roum. Browa raa lalo
Urtriitar act iror. aa4. tblak
tx Goar w 4 Oisaoa Iifowa toI4
k-m a.l about bla tra.Ja to jipokaea.
ionf cou. lo Ba4rtao4 boar
):ron rou!4 ba trading kirn ka ka
bioe4 to Tacoma. but It a I n
jt la IDa wafi aa4 arybody ba4
a t ioJ Lauct. li :ajo llvaa at lial
laia aal mraa ena of tAa buara aua
p-n44 br Uroata tt tunmr atar
k rumpua i'a Tappa.
t.j o I.lt.chl. Iha t:tt!a liarUa In
ftai4r. of tba Oakland Coat ctub. kaa
ban tra4c4 to tcbtta. l:-antlj- tb
ittki c!oaa4 a al wltb Wichita for
fia pqrrbaaa cf a jrounc catcbar namad
rff:a. Manager K ilott un tba
Ijt.-M raa(r atl sot Bitaa4 up la
a a a
w. M-rai:. r'aaljant ef tba
rort:o4 Coat ba.t club, la roafla4
t ka hoiua wltb ara attack of
taa r. tpa.
a a a
T'.tfilnt tba combtnad dutl'a of bus!-
mnti( th babai: tm and
1-ioin hi trtrk aaadwlrbaa too
arduoua. W. MtJcr baa turnal
! ha raaisnatioa ta tba MrCradlaa.
rt' ahtniac atar ltl no mora loom
9 autaorttattva:- at tba paa rata and
tftr not quit n popuUrlr fra
i .rf.i. (a i bo toner oa tba lr
Mraftr Mali nrt:i dta all h!
t'ma to ratarinr t" tbo Vktronoml
, tt af tba baaabati.lOTtnc public.
rrtu-u' r!y to that t which look
liana lb paaut a It I rotl.
Tha conoaiuna ara run aaparatclr
frnm tho baaatatl and ot tba gama at
Couat Laasuo parka.
Ta raw a?,
ft . ti. ra I .. in r' . aa i&a claaa,
I mot tm anfit-e tr rain-.
me T-e Ke.f Seta at la.ill S4 gn.'f
T. - I sev.e a- ett 111
t. i: i tmm r-.iai e t.i m a sprtal
1 .: . ev mt sii.v.
1'. .1- inn it (.is to in goy ana h.
s. ! n aia i vir mi tie.
Iv. ate h
I ' se tt i
' me rl
I il 1. -1
nt-e me t i
f ....esrt ec-ae ef rur chfea.
n.i nee as .
fl:ieee ai at.
r.i voa hia mate.
I e .La Tier pi. k frara tl
s 1 . name a fe tal a pe ;
Tnt a -a II rernes 1 TMC Sa4 plavae.
s i. I gaaae att hath S'l- It la T.
JINK write that he ran, turn out this
tuff by th )rd 5om day when
w I a yar-i on tha fourth down
watt eall hia signal, arjeaa we're too
te.p im .ir territory aod are forced
to kl- k.
Tho raal Ut(f
Tear air: tl ju't . be Inters. ted ta
know tnt t.mif:i Tafaioa. rbarn
pl..e rtf f ieee. Inrear within
elan n.n.t. - aliarct - n-i -Toara?
T.' e ,.! tha seraagl bold la eark
- raeax. A. W.
va kefd "m throw Taetlaccl"
aa.t To.-" with lb "rncls kald
tie for. At least II sounded if o.
' a waa being atreaei-.
T t l.aerf
W a have heard a number ef eloquent
, (.' ma l.t dsy er two since peace
was a lpte, i s t wbstaer organised
? ba.ba:i or the F2 won out.
! Tne lo ta:s I s rupie. Neither
war, t-l.irh let. for both hav hurt th
; (isis imrMinirtb: y ani fcav droppad
; no'iiuli of dollar la th last two
I year Th Fe-ieral League baa gained
. &ojte!y nothing that It could n I have
I gama. far -bapr br purchasing r.r
t-Kin rrn-ht. outright at th s:rt.
Xal through ta warfare started base.
ball hs been aef bark many yera. The
amount of the damage wild never ba
known, for thousands have been driven
fem the game who will never return.
pear or no peace.
t:;t. It has taken a lumber of mag-
rate only two or three year to leara a
fa.rly impl lesson. This, at least. U
; fair Improvement.
a a a
"W doaent Tata go out after Al
; f-Sarpe ajuerteg mn Indignant Kll alum
; mj. Prohably fr th sm raa so a
I fiat Cornell dniti t go out after llaugh.
in r Boetoa doesa t go after Ty Cobb.
; I - Sharpa has a f.ve-year contract
with Cornell and Iha plec of paper
upon h - It waa wrlttea wa not of
ta scrap variety.
"Th frracu.e eleven. ays an aa-'
rhaage. "has a goo-i alibi for It show
ing against Montana t'nlverslty. The
rarlf e atmoephar worked against
tie Easterners. wh- brok atl aititod
reror-1 by being forr. to play III
feet tn the air."
Altitud record? !: feet? U hy.
after tba firat f'.a mtnutaa against
Harvard tba Tala elcran waa Jl ml las
la tbo air and only starting to ascend.
It might ba Just aa we'I for those who
dealre to spoof Tata on-o In a wbila to
do tbolr spooflorr wbtla tba etoofrr
la so acroaaibla. Va have a bunch that
after tbla season spoofing Yale will
not taka tap nearly ao much of tba
rasktonablo chit-chat of tba fait and
Tbera la nothing at all la being Just
well enough to lose a good bard fight.
For this stuff of be in "defeated but
not digraceJ la tbo grand old bunk.
Too woa or you lost. Tba rest of It
goea back to dust, forgotlra la a weak.
a a e
Johnny Evera I planning to go South
a month la advance of the braves to
test the resilience and aaad rapacity
of a fear bunker. 1 pot oa IS pound
Playing golf last February. lb Tro
jan sa. "And I caa use atl tb extra
displacement or tonnage I caa pick up."
Ia aa) the Phil.
In bagging I'at Morao for threa
yeara more the I'hillles have fixed
themselves for three good managerial
yeara. and tbla goea whether Pat f to
la He first or Ifta.
No on but a capable bloke could
nave steered that club of hi Into first
place last aoa. Alexander or bo
Tat la returning no answer ta the
rbarge that bis club wa aa 'acci
dental champion. No answer but that
outet smile of hi which aaemed to say
-the standing of the club waa good
enough for m.
Pat la making bo prediction, but
ne.tber I ho planning to abeorb a bale
of arsenic or strychnine over the drear
outlook Me figure tnat hia clan will
tttl ba up there, a better ball ctub la
mi taan It waa la 1 15. One more
good p.tcbrr and another good Inficider
ara the only aihletea I'at need to go
tar and to go fast. ,
ta addition to the extra kata which
h could u easily at o-td Intervals
larous-a a cold and clammy Winter, w
understand that Colonel li. C Alexander
deaire another shot at tb world series
stuff to prove that he b-etongs much
higher than bla first start Indicated.
The big Nebraskaa looked to be a far
greater pitcber through tho season
taaa be looked to be against tb Ked
Jot. Through the long grind ha bad
mora stuff, more speed, belter control.
a faster break. That ona week found
blrn b low normal worth and another
hot at tb big October target mUht
yield quit a lfferant aawr.
e a a
A for being unprepared, w ara saf
gainst aay army uoder 4.04 strong.
Mr. Frvao alono could talk aa Invsl-
log fore of that sue to ooe of the
most terrible ef alt U'atha.
a e e
At the recent N. L. meeting wa
walked four feet and got Into a golf
argumeat. Tea feat further oa wa ran
Into Messrs. tavts and Kent, of Pitts
burg and Corns.L for a football round
ntx It waa a cinch to talk anything
you wanted to except baseball.
nntiTirR. arm mrkokx. wins
Cltarles I "ox Knorks Oat (eotchj
After hastalnln Injury.
ABErtDEF.V. tVa-h. Dec. II ( Hpa
rUi Charley Fox. tnldilewelcht
champion of the Pacific-fleet, fought
two round her last night with hi
left wrist broken and finally knocked
out Cy Uotch. cf Lima. Th knock
out came in the fourth round. Fox's
arm having bee n broken In tba sec
ond round. Fox kept bis mishap from
everybody xcpt tho In hi corner,
not even Gotchy being aware of hi
own advantage. It appeared to th
crowd that Fox wa txlrg bndly beaten
and that ha would be knocked out In
a few rounds more.
Fox nut Uotchy to th floor three
time before Gotchy' second rushed
Into th center of th ring and slopped
th fight. Billy Roa. of Centralla. waa
to bate met the winner In tha near
future, but Fox Injury wilt keep him
out of th ring several weeks.
Kid Holland, of Aberdeen, and Kid
Puffy, of Co.mopoli. both feather
weights, fought one of tho best atx-
round prellntnarlre seen here. Tills
match was a draw. About 200 fans
aw the smoker.
SKI (Xl'fl IIOI.I.S It It. II JfNKS
. I. Wakenian la Ite-elrt-trd aa
rtrealdenl of Climber.
Members of the Portland k! Club
held their annual Indoor high Jinka on
Tuesday night and re-elected A. l.
Wakemaa president. Following a ban-
qu.t the klrr. repaired to the t nl-
varsity nub. where they wer treated
to an Illustrated lecture en th climb
ing of Mount I'ebeduk In South America.
Among those pre.ent were T. Morris
Dunne. Cdsar Frank. A l. Wakeman.
Frank Ilarmar. I, K. Wartnner. sm
llolrooh. Chre Holmes. . K. Ilol
brook. John It. Lalouretl and Itovco
Th club likely will make It annual
trip to Mount Hood In January.
Tinker. Ilettcr. la Frond I'atlter.
riltCAliO, t' i;. Joseph Tinker,
manager ef tha Chicago Federal Ieag'je
baseball rl-in. wa told by hia phsi
nana tclay that h waa out of danger
from hi recent operation and could
leave the hospital In a few day. The
physician verdict did not aeem to
ptca.e th veteran baseball player aa
muib a did tba announcement that
Mrs Tinker bad presented him with an
11-pound son this morning. Tinker Is
bow the father of three bos.
Pwrk Hunting 'd Near Krl-v
KELtiOt. Wash. !. :r Special
Huntsmen In tha distrx-t adjacent to
Kelso have been reporting uniformly
good durb and gees hunting results
the past few days Parties hooting
oa the fists wei of town have returned
with good bage ef birds, and report!
bird as plentiful. The first part of the
season her there wa pra, ticatty no
hunting, but tie ralna of iha pt two
months have filied up tha bottoms and
mad hunting condition good.
Old Foot ha 1 1 lujary I'ruvr-a Fatal.
PITTXBrr.'J. Iac. Harry J-hof. a
medical student ef th I'nlversity of
Pittsburg, died In a ho-spitsl her last
night a th result of Injuria received
la th football gam batwvea th Pitts
burg team aad Washington and Jef
ferson College two year ago. I waa
carried off th field, and until th
time of hi death waa under th car ot
a physician. '
Satherlla IVfrnla ICosarbarg five.
HfTHEftUS. Or, Dee. (Special.)
Tb eWtberlln basketball team de
feated the National Guard team of
Hoeeourg here last night br a cor of
tl lo II. Th "utbvrSit plarr showed i
superior speed and teamwork, and
maintained a safe lead throughout the
gam. Tb teams will meet In a return
game at th Koeeburg Armory.
Aberdeen Wants Pheasant Farm.
APERDEEN. Wash, Dee. ZZ. (Spe
cial.) -The Greys Harbor Rod and tiun
Club started a campaign her Monday
night for the establishment of a gam
farm Irs thta county. They want thla
to cover close to In re acre and tor
th pr-ant to be devoted largely to
th propagation of Chines pbaant.
J net Ion Fives Training.
JCNCTIO CITT. Or, Deo. I?.
(Ppecial.) The high school basketball
teams are active. There la a large
turnout for both) teams. A double
header ha bn scheduled with th
Monro High mrbool tams for lecem
BASEBALL WAR IS
ENDED; PAGT SIGNED
Federal League Quits and Al!
Players of Outlaws
TWO CLUBS CHANGE HANDS
Wr-rghinan Takra Ovrr Cubs and
mil Ball Gets Brown Suit
Ilrougtit Again! Organised
Ball to B Dismissed.
'ntifjii r'um FT.t ri
a having the legitimate right to an
International League franchise In
haltlroore when peace waa declared.
t'unn appeared here today and da
manded tbla right and It w reported
made an offer for the Federal Ieague
grounds. Tb Federal League made
counter proposition, but tb difference
In the two figure wa so wide that
no agreement was reached.
A committee will be appointed with
I full power to act In eettllng both ot
Ma aiaa .Igreesaeat.
Those who signed the agreement
were: August Herrmann, chairman of
the National Commission; President
John K. Tener. of tha National League;
President B. H. Johnson, of the Amer
ican League: President James A. Gil
mora, at the Federal League; President
, "arie neegaman. or tne i.uicago
I ederal league club; Harry Sinclair.
" ,-" reuerai league ciuo:
Secretary U H. Farrtll. of tha National
Association: president Edward Harrow.
of tb International League, and Presi
dent Thomaa Chivlngton. of the Amer
When asked what disposition would
be made of tha ault or the Federal
Leagti against organised baseball
charging violation of tho anti-trust
law now pending before Judge Landis
In Chicago. presiJent Tener. of the Na
tional League, acflng aa spokesman.
"The suit will b withdrawn.1
Mr. A"ghraan. who will become the
new owner of th Chicago Cubs. In
tm!ed to leave tonight for Teiss 10
make the final transfer, as Mr. Taft
on a bunting trip there. He changed
his mind at tba last moment, how
ever, and will Mr. Taft on Janu
ary 4 oa hi return to thl city.
All Salt Withdraws.
It waa announced lata tonight that
all suits pertaining to baseball, pend
ing In any court would be withdrawn
In the next day or two.
Th National Commission Issued a
statement tonight praising the attitude
taken during the entire negotiations by
President ullraore of (lie Federal
"He has played the game with the
cards on the table and ha been fair in
very detail.' said the statement.
A majority of tho who attended the
meeting her departed for their home
tonight, following the adjournment of
When asked as to tha future status
of Itoger Bresnahan, Mr. M'eegbman
"1 do not know what disposition will
be made of Bresnahan. Tinker.' of
course, win be our manager, and that I
aa far aa I have taken up the question
Jaaea ta Meaaae Brewae.
Thll Ball, who galna control of the
ft. Louis Americans, stated tonight
that Fielder Jones would be the new
manager of th team. Inasmuch at
Branch Rickey's contrsct as manager
of the -t. Louis Americans expired
Mt season, nothing definite wss given
out officially about him, but rumors
had It he would retire from the game.
Captain T. U Huston, of the New
York Americana, said tonight that It
was almost certain h would obtain
l have several promises and unless
soemtnlng absolutely unforeseen at this
,. happ.ns. I will be able to get Ma
fron, lh, Brooklyn Federate wltbli
a few days.''
cms sot t on s ai.k, says taft
treglintan IVoubla Interrle. In
lik-h Deal Is Ienird.
corpi-s CIIRISTI. Tex, Dec. ZZ.
harle p. Taft. principal sto. khoMer
In the Chicago National League club,
when told tonight of the peace terms
signed In Cincinnati by representatives
of the I ederal Lagu and organised
baseball. Issued a statement declaring
lb Cubs were not for sale.
According to the peace term. It was
announced Charle Weeshman. presi
dent of th Chicago Federals, was to
lake over tha Cubs.
"There Is absolutely nothing to the
report that President Weeglmian. of
the Chi. aso Federals, will htiy the Chi
cago Cubs." he declared. "No proposi
tion for the purchas of th Cub ha
bee n mde. nor hire I mart any pro
posal lo sell, trad or otherwise dis
pose of my hoMinga. Th Cuba are not
for sale." a
CINCINNATI. O.. Per. : doubt
the BUlhentl.ltc of that Interview."
said Charles Weeshman her tonight
en hon th -1tpat-h from Corpus
Christl quoting C. I. Taft a saying
thst th Chlcaso Cub are' not for sale.
l cannot go Into detail on this."
Weeclin'.an continued, "and I will not
discus It other than to say Mr. Taft's
word to m I goo-d enough for me re.
gardlesa of anything else. I likewise
believe my word to Mr. Taft la good
enough for him. That Is all I care lo
II Al.TIMOUK MY BLOCK PF.ACK
Federal League Cluh lo (oe
Withdrawal of Baae-fusll Suit.
BALTIMORE. Dee. SI. It was learned
from an authoritative source tonlgt
that official of th Battimor Federal
league !ub would attempt to block
iris baseball peace plana by opposing
the withdrawal of the Federal league
anti-trust suit before Judge Landis.
Baltimore official are said to be ils
satisfied with th terms of th set
tlement as they apply to th Baltimore
An Influential atockhotder of th
Federal League previously mad th
statement that It wa Improbable that
the present corporation eould take over
the International League franchise.
CINCINNATI. O.. lee. Chairman
Herrmann, of the National Commission,
when shown tne story from Baltimore
relative to the Federal League ault In
"1 do not believe tha Baltimore peo
ple should take this view. Inasmuch
as the Baltimore question Is still pend
ing. We have done nothing regarding
Baltimore and the final outcome may
te very advantageous to the Baltimore
Federal l.essue owners. Thst question
la still In the hand of the committee
appointed to setli that question. Th
Bltnor people rosy get mure than
they bava expected,
y (Set tMt I
J ' cf JF
Jlllllll,,,, - . At dealers' all over the City i,,,ilP
- " "" "I w 00 ' WT.
OIETZ HAS OFFERS
Nebraska, Wisconsin and Cal-
ifornfa Want Coach.
PULLMAN ELEVEN VISITS
Waolilogton Slate IMlot Fears Jinx
! Pntnialna Team Men to
IV Outweighed, but Eleven
Will Bo In Condition.
William IL "Lonestar" DleU. tha fa
ous WashlnRton State College Indian
football coach, has received offers to
coach at Wisconsin. Nebraska and Cali
fornia, during the 11 season.
Diets and his Washington State Col
lege football huskies were In Portland
esterdsy for several nours en roun
to Pasadena for their New Tieara game
Ith Brown University. i-'iei. now-
ver. was reticent aooui nia piano ivi
1. , .
"Yes. It Is true that I nave receivcu
th offers from the Miaaie in in
stitutions, but there Is little cnance
for me to go to Nebrsska," said the
Washington State mentor Just before
he boarded the train lor me ooum
night. "It doesn t pay to step into in
shoe of a coach who Is leaving a won
derful record behind him. Stlelim Is
leaving Nebraska with a great record
an I don't care to go there. As for
tha other Institutions. California. Wis
consin and Washington State College. I
won't say now Just where I will be. On
Jsnuary 1. I shall -notify my present
school where and what 1 Intend to do
this next aeason.
Jink Pnsslra Diets.
"I don't Just exactly know how to
take the 'breaka' that are following
us." said Diets, after a workout on
Multnomah Field. .
"First we had a landslide on the
O-W K. Ic S. track which delayed us.
and then we were switched over to the
8. P a S. line, where wa met another
delay due to a washout. All this caused
us more thsn six hours of extra time,
and taking football players under these
conditions Is not favorable. As It wa
we did not have a thing to eat until
after the workout on Multnomah Field.
"We all piled into an Oregon Hotel
bua to take us to the Multnomah Ama
teur Athletic Club, and Just before we
got thera w were bit by a streetcar.
I don't know whether w hit It or It
hit u. but. anyway. we atopped
abruptly. Outside of a broken window
pane and a few Jars we passed the
Coach I apertl(laa.
"Now. I expect tnat we will have a
great time trying to get Over the Siski
you Mountains, but Just so long as we
are not In a wreck I'll be satisfied. I'm
naturally superstitious, but I can't fig
ure out Just how to lake our past ex
perience. From all accounts we are
in for a good lacing.
-Perhaps so. but I am going lo see
to it Ihsl the bos give all they have.
The team average Just a little bit
better than 110 pounds and as a result
we are going to be severely handl-iA-led.
I can tell you one thlnn. the
core won't be o one lded axalnst
us aa many are prone to Imagine."
The visitors worked out on Multno
mah Field yeaterdav afternoon for
about an hour and by the time they
quit It was almost loo dark to see.
Scrimmage waa Indulged in ana even
Tom Tyrer. assistant coach and all
Northwest end last year, was out In
a suit to give opposition to the first
Practice la Deferred.
There will he no official practice to
day although Coach Diets told the boys
Just before they left the Ore-ron Hotel
that If arrangements can be maae tney
would get out of the rsr along the
way between Portland and Sacramento.
They expect to be In Pasadena by Sat
urday so that practice can be scheduled.
Bar Still Too Fat.
The bova are loo fat to suit Coach
Diets and he plana on making them dig
when they strike land for a week's
Captain Clark and Applerjuist may
be In tha game. Both have been In
jured practically all tha 115 season.
The way the first team lined up on
Multnomah Field waa Zimmerman and
Loomls. ends: Captain Clark and
Brooks, tackles: Finhback and Finney,
guards: Langdon. center; Durham,
quarterback; Banga and R. R. Boone,
halves: Carl Dletz. fullback.
According tr Coach Dletz thene likely
will not be the first eleven players.
These player make the team average
170 10-11 poumls, figuring tho weights
given out by Coach Dietz and Captain
Just who the officials will.be for
(he game Is not known.
Following are those in the Washing
ton State College party who left for
California last night: Mr. and Mrs.
William C. Kreugel and two children.
Dr. and Mrs. J. Frederick Bohler and
son John. Coach William H. Dletz, As
sistant Coach Tom Tyrer, Captain
Clark. Zimmerman, Fishback. Langdon,
Finney, Brooks. Applequlst, Loomls,
Bangs. Carl Dielx, R. A. Boone, Han
ley. Donne, D. Boone. Michael, King,
Stltes, Herried and Barto.
AGGIE QUINT IS OX HOLIDAY
Kvcrett Slay Coaching Team In Ab
fence of l)r. Stewart.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE.
Corvallis. Dec. SI. -(Special.) The last
basketball practice before the Christ
mas holidays for the Oregon Agricul
tural Collefre tossers was held last
night. The first game of the season Is
slated for January 10 with the Univer
sity of California. During the absence
of Dr. Stewart the team is in charge
of Assistant Coach May.
From present Indications the team
will be selected from Blags. FViedman
and Jvathan. forwards, arvi .uamo, -ui.
Ray. Lowe and Johns guards.
Benjamin Goes to Tacoma.
Joe Benjamin, the Spokane feather
weight who has been sojourning here
for the past week or so, left last night
for Tacoma. He is scheduled to ciasn
in a four-round bout with Leo Houck
In thst city on December 2". The gro
between the two featherweights will
be the semi-wlndup to the Joe Bonds
Frank Farmer bout. Leo Houck Is a
claimant to th Northwest feather
weight title held by-Billy Mascott, of
Doersch Is Centralla Captain.
' CENTRALLA, Wash, Dec. 22. (Spe
cial.) Members of the Centralla High
School football team met Monday and
elected Floyd Doersch captain for 1916.
Doersch played fullback this year.
Sweaters were preiiented to the mem
bers of this year's eleven.-
Bits of Sport
SHERWOOD MAGER. who Is bark In
Brooklyn after having paid a visit to the
Coast, has much to say In praise of
Pint, en Mullen h. with shanks and
Schinc. formed lhe Infield of the American
Les(ua tesiu that msile the uarnsiornunis
trip out thla way laat !!. 31re urnar-
thst slsllln playeo line an r.uuio v ""iii'.
H- declares ihsl the f.mr made up one of
the greatest Infields he has even seen.
Those prlseflght rules cerlalnly are niialnt
things. lo- It :
I. Kid Williams ass disqualified for foul
ing Johnnv Knle and technically loet the
championship et he f-.nilniled lo hold It.
Krankle Burns fuu'hl Wllllsms to a I'l-rnund
draw detnonslr-itin that he Is as aood as
Williams but Williams remains the chain-
" Willie Ritchie. lharlv While and
ni hers hsve rlesrly outpointed Freddie
Wel-h. but Welsh retains the llile. due to
the fart that the houts were stai-ed In sial.s
where decl-.lnns were not Mowed.
X. Jim Coffey knocked out ijunhoat Smith
nd fmlh won on points from Jess Wlllsrd
In 20 rounds. CofTey wants to box Wlllard.
but Jess urges Mm to g-t a reputation.
Five thousands persona Including most of
the m.mhere of the Cuban caMnet and other
soxernment and irm officials, aiiended the
opening of Hi raring s ason In llsvana re
cently. s e
Another fresk hssehall sltusiion hss mm
to llsht In one of the Southern league. An
umpire who had Jnt sraduated from the
plavlng ranks ws officiating behind the
Plirher. with a man off serond base, the
betsman drove a liner that Just passed ovrr
tha pitcher's head. Tho umpire, thinking:
he was stilt a shortstop, caught the hall
threw to second base, and completed a
double play. Someone wants to know what
th rule Is In esse like this. The only on.
thnt eeems te touch it Is resrdln Inter
ference with the ball by an umpire, hut thai
Is supposed to apply to unintentional In
terfer. nee. which waa th contrary condition
In thl instance.
A meeting of powerboat offlrlals and
th interested In the eport will be held In
Chicago th second week in January lo form
a orsanlsatioa for tli control of speed
boat racing on the frmt lakes.
In an effort to provide Interest In Intra
mural port ml the I'nlversity cf Wis
consin, A. P. Nelson has placed hi compe
tition a trophy valued at "h. It ulll be
presented annually to the department scor
ing f-a Isrsest lumwr ot poinis. am
branches of athletics ars Included lu the
ROOT TO BOX AT BUTTE
HEAVYWEIGHT MATCHED TO MEET
M'CAHTHV JANUARY 17 OR 18.
O'Brien Return From Losing; Bout
at Seattle; Billy Smith Ex.
plalna Draw Deelalon.
Jack Root, the promising local heavy
weight, who has improved considerably
of late, has been matched with Tommy
McCarthy, the Montana heavyweight,
now in New York. The bout will be
staged in Butte January 17 or IS. ac
cording to present plans. Ted Long has
taken over the management of the for
mer wrestler, and is lining up several
bouts for him in the East. Long- de
clares that he believes Root has the
making of a topnotch heavyweight.
The big fellow is going through his
paces for his bout next Wednesday
night with "Mysterious" Billy Smith.
Danny 'Brien, the local lightweight,
returned home yesterday from Seattle,
where he was defeated in four rounds
Tuesday night by Ed Pinkham. the
clever Seattle lightweight.
"I am against hairline decisions,
said Billy Smith, who refereed the
Jockey Bennett-Billy Mascott mix
Tuesday night at the Rose City Club.
"Possibly Mascott had a shade the bet
ter, but not enough to merit a deci
sion in my opinion." said the old
e a e
Al Somers, the middleweight, is now
under the management of Bobby Evans,
who also has Billy Mascott under his
guidance. He wants a match with Les
LA CENTER HIGH QUINT WINS
Yacolt Team Beaten, 2 1 to 9, Mak
ing Honors for Fives Even.
LA CENTER. Wa.sh.. Dec. 22. (Spe
cial.) in a fast and interesting game
Yacolt High School basketball team
was defeated. 21-9. on the local floor
by La Center High School. Both
teams played a clear game. This game
makes a tie between Yacolt and La Cen
ter, Yacolt winning a game on their
home floor. A return game will be
plaved at Yacolt January 21.
li. Borst and Shelhart starred for
La Center, while Murphy and Christy
showed up well for Yacolt.
Murphy r . .
Mulder T. .
riiibMllutes. Ilauffman and Peckman: rer-
etee. K. Hughes; umpire, Professor Goddell.
GnMeiKlale Team Bests The Dulles.
GOLD EN DALE. Wash.. Dec. 22.
Special.) In a fast game of b.'iskct lia II
here the Firemen's, Athletic Associa
tion team defeated the .Manhattan team
from The Dalles, So to X. Hinshaw's
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and Spalding's spectacular basket
shooting was good. Tyler was the star
for The Dalles team. The firemen want
games with Portland teams. Address
Collin C. Camplan, Goldendale, Wash.,
AMATEUR ICE PLAY IS NEAR
O.-W. R. & X. and Waverley Hockey
Teams to Meet Wednesday.
Amateur ice hockey followers of
Portland will have an opportunity to
watch their teams of the Portland.
Amateur Hockey Association in action
in the Portland Ice Hippodrome com
mencing with the O.-W. R. & N.
Waverly Country Club game next
This is tle opening contest of the
1915-16 season among the amateurs
and as a result II. ID. Judge, president
of the organization, will face the puck.
The second match of the campaign
will be the following week with the
Multnomah Amateur Athletic. Club and
the Portland Rowing Club fighting 1t
out for honors. Last year the winged
"M" representatives won the perpetual
J. D. Farrell trophy and it is still in
HONOLULU WANTS TITLE SWIM
Application Made to Stage 100-Yard
Outdoor Race in Harbor.
NEW YORK, Dec. 22. Application
for permission to hold a 100-yard out
door National championship swim In
Honolulu harbor next July was filed
tolay with Secretary Rubien, of the
Amateur Athletic Union, by Lorrin
Andrews, secretary of the Hawaiian
Association of the Amateur Athletic
He was told that because this partic
ular event was not listed as an outdoor
standard, it would be necessary to take
a mail vote of the governors of the
union on the subject after gaining the
consent of the championship committee.
Aggie Seniors Win Title.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE,
Corvallis, Dec. 2J. (Special.) Tho
senior basketball team last night won
the deciding game of the interclass
championship series, when they toolc
the long end of a 12-9 score after a
scrappy game with the freshmen. The
seniors had previously defeated the
juniors, and the freshmen had takert
a spirited game from the sophomores.
The chance to c!ertri power on Sweden's
most nortlu-rly railroad In the worfa has In
creased the train capacity 40 per cent and
the speed "o per cent over steam operation.
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