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Till? MORM(; onEGOXTAX SATUHDAT, DECE3IBEK 23. 1915.
JONES WILL GIVE
Team Which Came So C!os?
ta Pennant Fast Enough
for Anyone, He Says.
TRIO OF TWIRLERS BOOMED
rUnl. tnrnpr and Cr"iH.
aaad Owa-M to Nlrk.'
lrUrr, rs llewd of M.
flrrrwa ia" I"-" Tonight.
fir p. -: rtWCTT.
, -i ma.l. no ef t l'-st S B,r
,,l,itt.are of r.d-rate !
..u.,m. ni nana will run higher
gr.at ....f'e.Wml man.g.r TI-M..I to
a i-trv..w.r fr f- momenta -
i..(. . i ! ha rroved to w
t,.,.,e.r f..r h.e lti n.er.p-noanl it.
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a, f .a..l he. "I " fin
. ,'b. in either Waaue
t. h t v'v mi'
x,.- I t know ytM" ron
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ri fc lpt?r at ob4 . I
hr roM b Bit .: 4
ef T a. "fool a' P.
a'i(ftn. a formr Prin.-ton atfttt.
rm iik tr u f"m fiuffaiOv ara b
riiT"! tin'ir yrainn. ! a int o
f. low. (tut i a xt hlpr. ( ha
an rnl a l . of 4imPlt M'B Cr
B? bma auihn HI
:i ml cola It b. U.t " (or
ri'4r Jon aiparta to ! lort
t.l lo ;M far tha :at t roofap
itr r!( n4 n obr "t. l-ool
n.iin!4. Ha mr rmam la Uoula
n.l hIr tr,fi-ri out tba laBlIa of
na 6i r"i".i'lt'"n -hfm an4 tbaa
aia na rn-r ba bark In I'urtiaad la
B' ef a f 'ftnifM.
-1 jt.t dn't knaar rlMi abaat
mr f itar itaB.- tia. pt that
I i t to tnjniia M. taa Salt
I lrt ramrnl Ud by lull.
T. l.ot'T. I- II Tna Brat paT
fnane f-'f t"a St l'ji Afnarl"an. .4
tn tut :!t ) tfo ttifaU oainara of
ti ft. Uun Fa'1rai. waa mat lata
lt B iM. It w t.pn.. Mif. 1 ba
iniii'int not d;lrulaf.
4ie1 In a rlan. fair an4 d cnlBl way
from tba loci
a a a
Thara ara atill aaouxh aportanaa
Uft In tko sama to aava II If lbo vtll
n!T taka up an assraaaiva rampaicn
for hlibar atandarda la conduetinr tbo
rort. Hut aranaa aroun4 tbo Wai
H.irf I aah te.ra Mitffl.-lant Id ihOW
that Iha MOtr aiandar4 d-alro-J n !
anil abaant and tbat aparlanca bad
tauant aotblns to maar bo adould
bata bnoon a coo4 bit battar.
a a a
At Ft Its bare.
Barncr IVa)rf3a mda a la ala
lloa In Mmliic Jlromr Callahan to auc
ra4 r.4 Clarka. fur It la mucn riar
to plrk an apartanra4 taa'lar than to
tart oil a rnaaacarial debutante.
fallabaa tna4 b mltahea ltb tba
Wh:ia fox. but all t-iat lima ha a
Iiarm.K ornrtblnc. Throusb thta I -perlenre
be ahould be a better leader at
I'tttaburc tbaa ba eer u In Chicaco.
a a a
la tba m war (tiarleir ll0rtog will
be a mirfi mora valuable man fcr Cln
rinnatl than h Ut r or ha
)ur befora. The e-ian baa tn-
in a bale of ueefl Bluff thai
near to Mm In a managerial and
Mn tba material ha now ha on band
r.rdland ehould ba a llal fa. lor m next
year a Jjbllre.
a a a
f rare at anr prira la nrllr a t
i:.-t4l for te other (ujr to atart bla
tor there la notMnc like knowlriC
that yon can cat tear wltb ome
t:nn4 ta before ou elart.
e a a
a, I be aiaararee.
Sam rrawf-rd la alltl trie Kxtra W'al-I
Inp rflam. Tbe Tlarer eluccer fatted ta
bat .-: thta laal aeaaon. bat In a r-1 1 a
of thai ba troe arroea mora talllea
than anr one a'a. wltn Vn.n pre. nd
and tob thtrd. I
t'rawfnrda allo:a rhaaed It !
over tba t'late. one more than e. h !
e a e
Crawford. Cravat rt and Itaker ara
the only three vt br) have averair I brl-
r than St extra baeea earn Vrar.
I"r lordi avaraxe la i. fravalh I
II and Hakrra la It. Hhrrwood Masea
nl Tr '"b follow thia Iradinat trio,
but both ara and'r the mark. Craw
ford and t'ohb fit In aa atda to each
other. Crawford helpe Tjr arcumulal
rune and Tjr aalala Samuel in tead'r
at the art of drivina run ever. Kor
H' Crawford potea out a ba.e bit
la falrtr aura to fin Tr on basa ready
m ballewse tteawrveel.
aar f;r: f!4 Atbwart K":iawort
Thomaa and I bava orcanlied a CO
am to meet Gardner bit or
Frnrla Ouimal'a. At present we bava
enltated iha following: Itev. Thomaa
Mirer. Hrlan Hooker. Harold I'rlrer.
Harold Toppia. Ko and K. Ilaurrl. At
ten It. Hent. Jeromo Oreen. Adilr
Uirk. Jamra Monlsomery Klaxc. Bunk
er 11 an and lima I'ond
W. I. KATOX
Haw about peralliac Captain liarotd
Praaaejr from tbo t'ardanellea?
e e e
Wblrh brlnse tp another poln
U'ooid It help a roifrr who wan a.lcln
bla ahoia ba.llv to co forth and da
valop an attack of bookworm?
a e a
Tbo American-National Uarua peaca
aa elcned at I InrlanatL ow tba
Fed.-. B. peara la beinc arranced at
ha aama plaro. lied. and la bocomiD
Tbe liaarue or America. If tbe ma a
natea tay there lone anouitb It will
become (be Half; Hal-.
ruNDijrrox downs athiina
FORMER FEDERAL LEAGUE PLAYER WHO IS CENTER OF
SCRAMBLE AMONG BIG LEAGUE MANAGERS.
1. sa a'.-k
Taw FdHae-a Cbrtaaaaai
I 4-a-a't tnat I waa lite editee
cf a 'nrifmaa aiaaiae:
A4 t wante.1 maaa It the f.aeet oaa
T'.at etie w-r:. aa4 eae Ma:
a t I f:t naa I ka4 ra.a 4ewa
I at!:, w'tl me mabe-ae 4ae.
..n. rw; I a'90-" t la it a auasarrtpt
lit. "tJtt.e B.T BUe.'
r 4rea4 at I waa a aiiniaaair,.
Tie: I waa a ru.'a K.nc
r.. 4ra4 fat I waa aaether Biraa.
I- 'l la lle f a.a af o-ta.
h it I bait tnia r:aer t aar aart.
v tla Ofutmaa maka-up 4e.
Vi hen 4raemaf I waa ttte aSne
I a a (e 'Little t ot lltuo.
a e a
rho lan't a vroaca mutt
of tiftinc an aleraal
at'iawk. An. J vet to anyone la k aae- I
till who baa the cocxi ef tba aarrva at
beart tbera aeema to be bo otaor
If a t ma 4lreet!n the affalra nf the
tti.-nai La'l were of tbe llmp-
t !-;f roeir tvro there woo. 4 bo ao
trc tsU in the camo. There are blarb
eportamaa connected with tbo
iimi, but th'r aro la trie minority.
T-. iliiamant ta proven bf Ihe heavy
a imp tail baa bit baaehall ta tbe laal
few veer, irver lja.' fane In varl
aui ctetee. on'-a been baseball partlaana.
bava le't the came, and for tba creator
part never t return.
AX if their own atatemeata aro to
be crevice, moat of tbeaa quit throuck
tnair dlacuat al te war baaebail waa
batnar run al tbe ronatant bickering
and enr!Iea aiiabhUnc wblrb baa al
aia ftk1 Iha aoort.
e e e
Feaeo aw4 tbe Fa fare.
Feat, a ta mora tbaa la be tjagtre I
It la ol aacesaarr If baaaball
l to lira a a mejo- sport. Bat paaca
Ian t a L
lie re. all tha time when ther b ae4
t- aar that BotMnc coal4 stop rarin(
er jo . pit botn were cbe- be4 fair
ir frtie'r BBtH their Iea4ta aviu
t:e- r. paece dx-'are.) tio famo
Ul al'-il ba aae4 uu.eea al U baa-
5nappy IVaakrthall Game Prt-ldrd bj
Soore of 27 to SI.
PKXMrrnS. Or.. Nt. St. (Ppe-
laL I'eadleton'a basketball season
waa asbere4 In last plcbt wltb a fas
nappr In which a : I-lo-I I drfaa
waa a4mtntatere4 to the Atbena quiate
1 Iha I'endleton Hlcb fchool team.
Tbe same waa f-atured br Iha baske
bootlnc of Ned Fowler, forward, who
waa responsible for is out of I'eodlo-
on 2T poln I a. iordn showed up well
.1 a cuard position for I'endleton.
For Atbena tiranl. a als-foot center,
waa the mainstay, making II points io
The first half ended with tbo score
standine; S to la I'endteton'a favor.
Athena look a brace tba second half
Athana la beirc tutored by Irwin l
lirooka. former star Orecoa forward.
and lar.4!etoa ta brine coached by Wil
Ham Uvircaton. former I'acifto Vol
ROOT BEGINS TRAINING
oim VAILL CO :T AFTI BOI T
WITH KIT It rDMDtl.
Flref Faewaaler of IVrrtea Flaaaed
Vklll Re Malrbj lih Toaaasy
MrCartby la Ball.
Jack Root, the Fortland heavywalrM.
who mixes with -Wrtrrlous Billy
Jiroith. tha former weliarwelcht cham
pion, next Wednesday nlchi at the
Koae C.it Club, started tralnlna yea
lardar. tleorce S- hc!T will bava chare
ef ftoot'a Iraininc.
To-I ln. Boot s manaeer. la sparine
r.o palra In esltlne the heavyweieht In
condition for Immediately after tba
bout bre ba plana 6n taklne Root
t:aaL ills first encounter In a series
of bouts tbat has been planned, will ba
wltb Tommy McCarthy In Bulla on
January 1'. Following Ibis. If Root
eels away toad, ba will be pitted
acalast Carl Morris, tha Oklahoma
Slant. Manaeer Lone I' rorreapondlnf
with Morris recardiBC tbo match but
baa not yat reached aa agreement.
e e e
Fane wero clad to receive tba word
that Tom Cowler. tba heavyweieht
picked up kre by Jim Corbetu bad
the batter of bis bout with Corky
Klyen In New Tork Wednesday nlchi
This makes Cower second victory
since be waa defeated by Battling
e e e
Thine seem to ba pretty much In
Iha air regarding tbe first card to be
put on by Iha liosa City Club In Jan
uary. Bobby Kvana. manaeer of Billy
Maerott and Al tommart. la anxioua to
have on of bla boys appear on the
fifth of tbe month while Ted Long I
after tbo club to match Jack Root and
Joe Bonds on that data.
LINCOLX riVK TO START XOItTII
'julnfr-t Will Play &rrltr of Tlireo
Came-e In Waahlnftora.
5tanlev Rorlosho and Ma Lincoln
High .uchool basketball player will
leave Portland lata Monday night for
a week a ourney into Washington for
a three-game series. Tba first contact
will ba at fedro-Wooley. and after a
day rest both blgh school at Betllng
bara will ba oppoeed on separata nlchta
ratal players will accompany Coacb
tnlr Borlrake when Iha train leavaa
for the north. Lyn Oliver, Manager
Herman Llnd. Kar Kaudaon. Joaef Lil
lard. CaptB.n Caaaar. Hugh Clerla and
Nathan Lakeflab aro billed to repreeant
Iha Ballsplitlers axt weak.
Orrgon City J'lve to Play Alamnl.
OItKiVV CITT. Or. Dec-. It. ( H pe
dal Tha orecoa City IHeb School
baskatba!! tam will play tbo aiuinal
l-am New tear's day la tbo Armory.
This will ba tha third came of the sea.
eoa for the Oregon City quintet. t!l
rt..a rffrte.J orexon City In the Bret
saute aa4 Caaby leb tbo aeviead.
. Bte r ja -ae ?47 b - V i
Fielder Jones rates Kauff a tha ecnnd grentent ballplayer In the world,
ranking next only to Ty Cobb. I-aat year Kauff batted .334 and stole 64
baaea. Ha Is an outfielder, and It la generally believed ho will land with the
New Tork Giants.
STATE SWIM 15 PLAN
Multnomah Club Is Arranging
for Championship Event.
RIVER DIP IS ABANDONED
Jack Cody Will Supen ! Pro
gramme to ru Glvrn Nrxt Month
In Place of Annual Sport
In Illvrr In IH-fcnibcr.
Oregon atato swimming champlon
ship will b held In the lank of th
Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club tha
letter part of next month, according to
an announcement made yesterday by
Jack Cody, swimming instructor of tba
The annual Christmas swim In tna
Willamette River ba been put to th
discard, and a result no omriai
stunts will be forthcoming along Iha
banks of tha rlvar this af ernoon. foma
ort of a wlrn must b nei-i. say in.
etructor Cody, and It la for this reason
hat tba Illla avents bava Lam pro-
r-eversl of tha boat swimmer wno
aver rapreaented tha Multnomah Ama-
eur Athletic Club are In rortland now.
and many of them will remain bora for
tha next month at least.
lanpertaat Iteewrda Held.
Norman Ross, who holds almost
everr Important water record of the
Northwest, returned from ban r ran
Isro the first part of thia week and ha
been working out daily In the club
Norman ba mad a great hit since
his departnr from Fortland early th!
Fall. He baa been swimming under
he color of the Olympic Club of ban
Francisco, and th boys In tbe South
hlnk they have a logical opponent for
I'uke Rahanamoku. the world s cham
pion sprinter. Instructor Cody's for
mer pupil went touth for th National
hamplonshlps. but due to a severe 1. 1
neaa bo waa unable to do himself Jus
Sine then, however, tha Portland
thioto ha been kicking water Into th
facea of those who defeated him In tha
Hied events, and for thia reason con
Iderabl weight la being given to bis
Trip ta Iloaotala Plaaaed.
He plana on going to Honolulu to
rompota In the championship of the
Islands early In February.
No definite date haa been set for th
Orecon championships next month. Kf
forts will be made to bar teams rap
resenting th University of Oregon.
regon Agricultural College and all
on-conference college In Oregon. In
competition in th Multnomah Amateur
Athletic Club tank.
Modal will ba glvan Iha winner of
the various events. Instructor Cody
will hava full charge of the affair, but
as yet ha ha not arranged any sort
of programme. Kare from the 50 -yard
th ono-miio win b staged if nis
relimlnary plana are carried out. The
mile event take so long that tlm
Ion may cause It to be eliminated
from, tha bill.
Ml'LTXOSIAII SOCCER PLAY OFF
Inability of Men to Appear Cause
Ail-Star Game to Re Called Off.
No ocrr gam will ba played on
uitnomxh Field between tha Multno-
ah Amateur Athletic Club and tba All-
star Ibis afternoon as planned. Right
tbo last minute last nigbt It was
found that several of tha player could
not to bo on hand today, ao tha contest
aa postponed until a later date.
Manager John I. Owyer baa ached.
led tb first gam of the year for
anuary 11. when tbe University of Ore-
on will aend Its eleven to Fortland ts
battle on Multnomah Field. A return
onteat i s been slsiptl for Kugene
waa. be lalar, bevaie uL Ula
old (tar of the club have signified
their Intention of turning out wltb
the DIS-li aggregation and Manager
Dwyer will bill matches with all the
team of th Portland Intrrschoiaslic
league. No game will be played New
Tear day, a the Columbia Park foot
ball team and the Vancouver Soldiers
will be playing on Multnomah Field.
O'Dsy and Breaaaa to t'anplre.
CHICAGO. iec. It. Henry O'Day.
veteran umpire and former manager of
Chicago and Cincinnati National League
clubs. wl! return to the National
league as an umpire next season. Wil
liam Brennan, who went to the Fed
erals from the National, also will be
Included In the staff. It waa aald here
Dulnllt Ready for Curlers.
Pl'Ll'TII. Pec. J4. The lid annual
honsplel of the Northwestern Curling
Association will be held In Duluth.
January 17 to 21. Teams from Mon
tana, the Dakota and the East are
expected to compete.
Amalenr Sport Men to Meet.
NEW YORK. Pec 51. Sixteen or
canixatlon governing amateur sport
in the United Statea and Canada will
be represented at a conference here
next Monday to adopt a universal defi
nition of the amateur In athletic.
FIGHT OVER RUGBY LAGS
WRITERS SAT STANFORD WANTS
IT. BIT STCIiEXTS OPPOSE PLA.
Loophole Is Such, However,
That Taft May Withdraw
"Can you give me any
BAN JOHNSON GIVES VIEW
James A. Gllmore, Former Head of
Federal League, Says Salt Will
Not B Withdrawn Within
Week or Ten Days at Least.
era,' said Thomas.
Well, you saw me behind the, bat." re
marked Sully. "How did I look 7"
"As good as ever. Haven't slowed up
a bit, ao I could notice. Bat where can
I find a couple of likely looking Infield-
"The best I can think of are Barry, of
the Hed Sox. and Eddie Collins, of th
White Sox." replied Sullivan. "Have you
forgotten them so soon 7
Toung Plsler, of the Browns, who Is as
good a pitcher aa he Is an outfielder and
equally clever at first. Is no piker. As soon
aa tne baseball season was over he started
hunting for a Jon. Branch Rickey, mana
ger of the Browns, took him on an auto
tour and tried to have him spend a few
days at his home, but Sisler wanted to
xo out after a position as soon as Dossible.
He went to Detroit and started out on
a searcn through the auto factories. In ;
brief time he got half a dozen offers, whll
moat fellows are satisfied with one Job.
He finally accepted the bid of a firm
the name of which he did not mention, but
which manufacturers a fine car.
why did you go after so many places
after you had one cinched and nailed
down?" asked Rickey, when he met Sisler
Bume cays laier.
"You see, if this way," explained Sis
ler. "I wanted to get aa many as I could
so i couia cnoose the best one."
COLUMBIA WIXS CHESS HOXORS
Princeton Takes Second and Har
f vard Third in Tournament.
NEW TORK. Dec. 24. Columbia Unl-
CHICAGO, Dec. 24. Following; re- versity won the intercollegiate chess
celpt today of a telegram from Charles championship tournament which ended
P. Taft. Charlea Weeghman eaid he "cro '"" wlm a score 01 ivy, points
might wait until Mr. Taft- return
from Texas before meeting; with him
to arrange finally for tne purchase of
the Cuba. He bad expected to go to
Texas next Sunday.
B. B. Johnson, president of the Amer
loan League, who returned from the
won to Hi lost. A. J. Mandell and N.
W. Kempf each had a clean slate of
three wins; H. E. Leede was held to a
draw In one of his games and Cantain
F. F. Korkus loat a contest after a hard
Princeton took second ulaee. with 6
points to 6: Harvard was thirdV with
Cincinnati p'eace meeting today, was Vi to 6. and Yale won only 2 points
to 10 scored against them. Columbia
now has 11 of the 24 tournaments to
her credit. Harvard 9, Yale 2, Princeton
1, and one ended In a tie.
In today's matches Columbia defeated
Yale 3 V4 to . and Harvard and Prince
ton broke even, each team scoring two
OFFICIALS IV EAST SEEK MORE
authority for the statement that It waa
still possible that the deal for the Chi
cago Nationals might fall through, and
declared that if it did. "it would do
bad thing for the National League.
According to Mr. Johnson, the agree
ment between Taft and Weeghman
would permit the former to withdraw
from the deal. Friends of Mr. weegn
man. however, say he has faith in the
strength of the agreement.
James A. Gllmore said today he
expected the Federal League's suit
against organized baseball, which was
tried before Judge Landls last W inter.
would be withdrawn within a week ot
SINCLAIR HOLDS CONTRACTS
St. Louis Browns to Get I-lrst
Chance With Cubs for Players.
NKW YORK, Dec. 24. Harry . Sin
clair, of Oklahoma, owner of the New
ark Federal League Club, has taken
the contracts of all the Federal League
players which are adequately binding here to make suEirestions in th feet.
ana win aisposo oi iu ..--"'"- oau rules committee at its annual
nar to a statement today by fcdward I ,. .
Barrows, president of the International " 7 "e" , 7
ia.- n .id that the contracts n'sht- After tha 191 football season
..ken h Mr Sinclair did not include naa Dee" enaea it was round that sev
the players taken over by the merged eral of the rules did not fully cover
Chicago and St Louis clubs. I the play, and for this reason the recent
Barrows' statement supplements Mn- I meeting of the officials was hei-i in thia
clair s announcement ai jm. uia i city.
" T. " " T ,J "-ere, was a great desire that the
in, r....... x,ul.. ruling or the various officials should
rw a ai vcr -aa-.-. i uc uiiiiorm. lor tnere ar mn n V na oa
Sinclair will Rive the Cubs and the I in Whirh th nrni0 e.M i-..- u:-
St. Louis Browns first chance for the own judgment. As it is impossible to
r cuerai aeaituo nma. auu pnvpr avppv pnnio vahl. nlo,. .. .
clubs take what they want it will be jn framing the rules. It was considered
up to tne oiner ciuos m uiu mr "u"1 proper to make suggestions to the rule
ever players tney care to laae. Jir. makers at New York next week.
Formation W hen Light End Lenps to
Tackle'a Shonldera to Receive
Paaa Causing Worry.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 24. (Special.!
About 25 of the best-known football
officials of the East have been, meeting
ICE GUIS TO START
Waverley Amateur Septet Will
Meet O.-W. R. & N. Thursday.
UNCLE SAMS PLAY TUESDAY
Light Workout Will Be Held Mon
day in Preparation for Contest
With Victoria Races to
Be at Hippodrome Today.
Play in the Portland Amateur Ice
Hockey Association will be started at
the Portland Hippodrome Thursday
night. The original date was Decem
ber 29, but because of the Victoria
Portland Uncle Sams' game next Tues
day night here a postponement was
ordered by the directors of the amateur
The Waverley Country Club will send
its septet against the O.-W. R. & N..
aggregation in the opening contest of
the 1915-16 season. Both contingents
have been .practicing several times
each week for the last month and from
all accounts a great match will be
are the lineups of the
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O.-W. R. & N.
Barrows said. "However, both of these
clubs are overburdened with players.
Concerning the attempt by Federal
League magnates to consolidate the
Buffalo Federal and Buffalo Interna
tional clubs, Mr. Barrows said that such
consolidation would not be allowed.
ihe officials here were united In
asking for a definite ruling whether
or not tne one man. of the back field.
wno is allowed to stand less than one
yard behind the line of scrimmage,
must receive the bail from the enao-
i.erDaca. xi mil is tne real meaning
ot tne rule, they all agreed that It had
MOHAN MAY MEET W ILLARD I frequently been evaded last season
Almost every one declared that teams
In. ff'nmea in whlrh V. n. nffl.!...j .1 . -1
Xew Opponent Suggested fr Xew not always have the man within the
one-yard limit receive the ball, but
Orleans Bout March 4.
NEW ORLEANS. Dec 24. New Or
leans fight promoters who bad ar
ranged for a 20-round bout for the
heavyweight -world's championship here
on March 4 between Jess Wlllard, the
Itle-holder. and Fred Fulton, of
Rochester. Minn- announced tonight
hat Frank Moran. or flttsourg, proo-
ably would be substituted for tulton.
A telegram was sent tonight to Mil
lard's manager advising him to have
Moran sign for the fight.
CHICAGO. Dec 24. Mike Collins,
manager of Fred Fulton, said, "Prob-
bly a dream," when shown tbe New
Orleans dispatch that Frank Moran
was to be substituted for Fulton as
Wlllard's opponent In the fight sched
uled for March 4 at New Orleans.
We have signed airtight articles and
posted guarantees." said Collins. "Wll
lard put up S2500, and Fulton the same
amount, and the money Is in the hands
of Tom Andrews, of Milwaukee. I be-
Chrwalele Dee I area Tbat Eagllah Gasae
Will Be Kept at lalveralty la
Seafb. aa Kaaa Drags On.
"Some of the Northwestern and
Southern scribes never get the 'hunch'
to speak Intelligently. They are still
writing and cramming paragraphs
which have It that tStanrord Is ready
and aching to give Rugby the go-by
and join tbe American-game fold. This
I not so. Stanford like Rugby and
will play Rugby next season, and has.
in fact, already framed soma of the
seasonal games. This Is clear evidence
of th attitude of the Cardinal authori
ties. In tba meantime the chatter
outside does not matter on whit."
Such la the substance of an article
appearing In the San Francisco Chron
icle last Thursday morning. It be-
glns to appear tbat the San Francisco
scribes are the ones who would be
taking the "hunch," for. according to
the students who have returned for
tha Christmas holidays, Stanford is be
tween two fires relative to. taking
American football back into the fold at
the Palo Alto Institution.
The big game this year for Stanford
was against Santa Clara College, and
now Santa Clara does not know what
to do for next Fall. These are the only
big collegea In California that still
foster the English game, and the only
other competition is with the Olympic
"Santa Clara la uncertain what she
will do next year, and it all remains
with Stanford." said Ray Leonard, a
former Columbia University all-star
atblet who returned from Santa Clara
College for the holidays, yesterday
afternoon. "Rugby falls to bring out
th spirit. In my way of thinking, for
we bad only one gaine that amounted
to much this year."
Leonard waa a regular on the first
team until two weeks before the big
gam against Stanford at San Fran
cisco, H received two broken ribs In
th 42-to-0 victory over the Barbarians,
and as a result he was deprived from
making his monogram. As It was, he
received his numeral.
"Th majority at Santa Clara would
Ilka to sea the American style of play
brought back.' Mr. Leonard continued.
and as the faculty has gathered to
gether coaches for the various branches
of athletic at the college who are stu
dents of the old game. It Is for this
reason things are taking a bright hue.
We had seven or eight game sched
uled with th Olympic Club, and after
tb first game had been played It was
only a matter of score for tha rest of
th season. No spirit la evident at th
club games, for they had no chance to
la, al aU '
the ball was often passed directly to a
man rurtner back.
That was only one of the many re
quests for definite rulings. As the
on-side kick came in usage again last
season, the officials are anxious that
the rules for next year prescribe its
An Instance was cited where a team
defending its goal on the two-yard
line passed the ball back of its goal
line, tne Dan was dropped by the back,
who then gave the ball a kick. The
officials were undecided as how to rule
on the play.
The punter is not supposed to be
roughed by the forward, and if he is
taken off his feet the penalty is 15
yards. The officials were of the opinion
that the penalty is too severe, and wish
the rulemakers to declare Just when
a punter ceases to become a punter.
It will be remembered that Coach
Haughton, of Harvard, was quoted as
asking the same question Just before
the game with Yale.
The experience of those who off!
licve there is not the faintest basis fori elated in a number of games last Sea
ttle story." son suggested that a rule be made
declaring the ball dead at all times
when it goes out of bounds. That
suggestion is made to prevent un
necessary and oftlmes dangerous scram
bling for the ball.
Something more definite in the rul
on a kick out on a fair catch Is re
Because of the Christmas rust Harry quired was the consensus of opinion
f rci-.i-.nn vlca-nresldent of tha Inter- -" meeting;. question was
r.h.n r.a-iia riirl rnt schedule raised: is a man entitled to a kick
. otina. r tha hoard nf. directors for in catching the ball on a kick out o
thi. ar..ir Several Imnortant matters on a fair catch loses his balance and
re slated to come ud before the direct- "' l 6 u 1,u utter ca.ti-111115 tue
PARKS PLAY NEW YEAR'S DAY
Eleven Is Practicing for Battle With
A light workout Monday afternoon
will wind up the practice of the Port
land Uncle Sams for their game against
the Victoria Aristocrats in the Tort
land Ice Hippodrome next Tuesday
night. This is the first appearance of
the 1915-16 season for the British Co
lumbia athletes and because they are
going great guns considerable interest
is being manifested in the coming
Manager Lester Patrick has the
honor of -leading the league as the
best scorer to date and his team
mates have scored more goals than any
other septet in the Pacific Coast Ice
Hockey Association. Portland's stellar
defense will be opposed to the Victoria
heavy scoring 'machine and a regular
contest Is assured.
The regular weekly ice races will
be featured at tbe Portland Ice Hippo
drome during the regular morning ses
sion today. Special music has been
planned by F. W. Prasp for the or
chestra and several innovations will
be on the programme according to As
sistant Manager J. George Keller.
During the holidays a reduction of
prices to school children in the morn
ings has been made.
Old-time stars of the Montreal
Hockey arena are to be seen in actio
in Ottawa this season against a veteran
team of Ottawa for patriotic purposes.
The funds will be turned over to a
Ninety-six teams will be playing in
the Ontario Hockey Association this
season in the regular championship
series. Another section of the circuit
will have a Toronto high school division
in which from five to 16 squads will be
rounded up. The championship team
among the schools will be eligible to
compete for the title of the association.
a a a
Eddie Oatman, captain of the Port
land Uncle Sams, is slightly under the
weather with a cold and the grip. "It
will behave a great deal worse than it
is right now to keep me out of the ,
game Tuesday," Eddie was heard to say
last night. "All the other players are
getting along fine, thank you."
ore. but aa the Vancouver Soldiers-
Columbia Park battle Is billed for the
New Year's day attraction on Multno
mah field a gathering will not be
called until after the first of the year.
A. C Stubling, coach of the chain-
DiorshlD Columbia Park aggregation.
went to visit relatives at Tbe Dalles
An amusing play was told about by
Chairman Maxwell that happened in
West Virginia. A team with a hefty
tackle and a small end man made
forward pass. The tackle and end
would run down the field, the little
end would Jump on the back of the
d the ball
I K i .anlj-lA . V. ,...11 . . 1.
;..?.L v' K.r. : ?nn. .ffae th. thrown to him. In order to rule cor
team .lnce the departure of tha coach. If11! f 'iTi1 Pifl la!e!!??.a"
Active practice for the coming affair
against the Vancouverites next Satur
day will be held every night next week.
beginning with, Monday.
Klamath Sportsmen Pay $3139.
KLAMATH FALLS, Or., Dec 24.-
(Speclal.) According to the reports
Just compiled at the office of County
rierk Da Lao in this city, a total of
$3139 was paid in Klamath County thus
far this year for licenses to nunt ana
fish here. The county general fund
will be enriched in the sum of $106.45,
this being 6 per cent of the amounts
received for licenses issued since May
22, when a law allowing the counties
a rebate for work in Issuing licenses
went Into effect.
will be asked to state definitely Just
what constitutes aiding a runner.
Ruben T. Shaw raised the point that
the rules do not provide that after a
fair catch a team cannot revoke its
choice of plays. Shaw said that in
game he witnessed a fair catch was
made and the captain of the team
elected to try for a goal from place
ment. Before the play could be made
the coach sent in a substitute player
and the play was immediately changed
to a scrimmage.
Bits of Sport
URINO the Jaunt of the National and
American Leaguers last Fall a bat
iia was sLaar.d at North Platte. Neb.
Th game was played on the outskirts of
a cornfield. turins me iuua l".i'
Cosy Dolan waa shagging files In the out
field next to the waving corn. With an
eye to entertaining the crowd be Imper
sonated a scsrecrow. Ha stuck one nana
high In tb air and let the other drop
limp to bis side. As he held this pose
Clarence Walker Ilftrd s high fly. Wiln-
out moving a bit Dolan Held out hta band
and tea ball dropped Into bis palm. Dolan
held the pose for nearly a minute and then
threw the ball In. - It made a great bit
with tbs crowd.
Fred Fulton, who meets Jess Wlllard In
March. Is bard at work in a Chicago gym
for bis bout with the champion.
Ira Thomas, former Athletic catcher, act
ed aa scout tor Connie Mack last Summer
On one of bla trips he happened to striks
Minneapolis. After the game he got hold
of Billy Sullivan, the Miller catcher. Tbe
two ana old pals, and, in fact, Thomas
states be learned more about backstopplng
from Sullivan than any other three men.
Well. BUI. I'm looking around for a
Jgovd caicuor sad a cuimia ol alar laiiela-j
Clubs to Train at Tampa in March
CHICAGO. Dec. 24. The Spring train
ing trip schedule of the Cubs was an
nounced today. The team will leave
here March 10 and three days later
will begin training at Tampa, They
wiil break camp March 30 and games
will be played as follows: April 1, New
Orleans; April 2, Cleveland at New Or
leans: April 3, New Orleans; April 4,
Monroe, La.; April 5. Pine Bluff, Ark.;
April 6-7, Little Rock, Ark.; April 8-9,
Memphis; April 10-11, Louisville.
STEER SELLS FOR $292.25
California King, Weighing 16 70,
Brings 17 1-2 Cents a Pound.
BERKELEY, Cal., Dec. 24. "California
King."- a two-and-a-half-year-old steer,
bred and raised at the University of
California farm at Davis, was sold to
a San Francisco packer, the university
announced today, for 17 V4 cents a
pound on the hoof, said to be the high
est price ever paid in this market for
"California King's" 1670 pounds
brought $-92.25. He won $6S in prise
money for the university at the cattle
shows of the Panama-Pacific Exposi
tion and the Pacific International Show
al Jt'oiUitud. Or, . i
ARAB ATTACK SERIOUS
German Submarine Aids Tribesmen
on Egypt-Tripoli Frontier.
LONDON, Dec. 25. Details of the
evacuation of Solium, on the Tripoli
Egyptian frontier, which was an
nounced at the end of November, tend
to show that the situation was slight
ly more serious than the report made
apparent. At the time it was reported
that the smaller frontier posts at Sol
ium and Sldi Barania had been concen
trated at Materup in order to avoid
possible friction with the Arab tribes.
The Exchange Telegraph Company
now reports that a 6trong Arab force
attacked the Solium garrison, while a
German submarine appeared and began
shelling a small detachment of from 60
to 80 Egyptian troops under a British
officer, and that they were compelled
to retire with about 20 casualties.
The remainder of the men withdrew
in good order to the new base at
Pontiff Adds to Litany.
ROME, via Paris, Dec. 24. Pope
Benedict today, in replying to the
Christmas address and greeting ex
tended on behalf of the Sacred College
by Cardinal Vannutelli, feelingly al
luded to the "terrible war in Europe,
and spoke of the immense carnage and
cruelties as unprecedented in history.
The Pontiff again expressed an ar
dent desire for peace, and said that,
in conforimty with the wishes of many
of the faithful, he had consented to
make an addition of the words of
"Queen of peace, pray for us," to the
litany of Loretto, and expressed the
hop9 that the Virgin's intercession
with God would soon bring an answer
to his prayers.
Pope Benedict's reply to Cardinal
Vannutelli's greetings was delivered
on the occasion or tne reception Dy
the Pontiff of the Sacred College.
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