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Tills JHlKNrNO OKKCSCIMAX FniDAY. PFCEMT.EK 31. 1915.
Beaver Star Thinks Team May
Be Bought by Sinclair
COASTERS MEET JANUARY 4
W.-C rdl roart Rrtrailoai of Do
b t'aaplr ;lrw Arbiter
Ia jtvawa) IVrt ;ar Is
r '):ot rrrrrT.
I:(ain t; ta a l- ia baaabalt
netravi kaa drt4 lnl a aroaaic
tranMctlaa Bow tat Iba aatlaw Fed
eral Leae ba baa ramo
;aa:e Co.ii. star ettcoar aa
ta. I'ertlaad l'oif lt J ear. at
tacae.I a ;. f hie rbirecrapbr ta
a contra, t w,:r. toe .'teei4 Amert
ru jeer-riair. wit a. littt. H-'Ir-nasi
aa tbau!t fca wera kib for
mi af aoOi-K Bound "four foot foiloa.
uaa airif'.e.l Into tba WVredia tS.I
f'.fd mortfijni bums.! Into Walter
McCr.d... Walt prod.d tba "poip.rV
from I'l.oUn'l M l"e lol elaaed b
im ill in a Jiffr. ioiiia ref-4
! alleviate IB .mount of ai contract.
wRIcP. waa for an rear, bit It rrobabljr
ea.la.l far around !:. or !:;.
olekte appeared ta b well
4t.atie4 wit!. K'unat to Cle'eland.
-It aoa t k aw) d.fferenea
wfeataar ut to a leader or
tait-aader.' (ail 6. y baa la
site t held your Job, It fUafUtr or
etnai maa liha taat uccd Itornora,
'l.Un4 mar Ct aom of tho stars
from Iba rderai Leau and surprise
Coaieale bat m brother la th bitt
t.aau noathpaw Clkl. of l-
inn. Annthar brotb.r. Joha. I a
ref..loBl ball play.r at Krl. ra.
jitaal.r an.- b(tro had a trial la lb
a-i.Jor. pit. bins a fr ma for IS
rtil.d-'p-iia ,vt:.ti.- la tb. fall of
XJii. rurm lb. folloomc Wlnt.r h.
t l t to .iokano la lb tal tbat
traniaportxl liyroa liouck from M
ka.B ta tb Atbl.tiva.
Ho toirl.d for -okoo la lU and
tut aad w toiM br rort:nd lat
Wtr.t.r. Altriojti Pin record tbi. pt
4on mxa only I' win and I? da"
hm a oitb a ranh la:l-nd club
and w.a txr ard aar lb bt pitrbr
a th. I'ortiand ro.t.r.
W. W. W'"adi rv-l4 word ..
trd.r from 'ral.l-il P-a'ira t"it ta.
i'n4.t tf') morula would ant Jan
Bary to a4 t a a'b.d'4l. afl diapoaa)
f otbr Mnf.nihat tl.tail. Kortnal
w.'.v.inin of t l'ortl.nd francM.ao Into
In. fold will b on of lh -dta:!."
I'nrt'and wo. otd out of th .aut.
It win bo r:t-d. but tharo w.o a
rtnx ateh.d. Tb railroad h.Id In
tri.r and of h trtr W ho t
rnoal aw a potttitr of Portland's
rot bom- lnvlud.4 la tb circuit lbr
arant.d tho rat reduction., putttnit
t'ortland back Into tb IratTU and
axrTtainc .m l-lr aain.
W.t.r M. r-d will att.rad th CrmmX
r."ir tb f'orttand rpraBtatit.
ri.d a to hi. tan. oa th omplf
hi .it iatioo, Uack lar.d him!f In
fAor of a rtnt:on of tho double
"Vim cant wI (at aton; without
to n-ipitaa," i'J't!4 h. "I think tb
arnii'.i-ln laat sc. ana waa th bt w
r had. K tty Krajah.ar and Uutbrl
w.ro aartu-ularlr ffl-lnt. Jimmr
Temaa and f:d 'lnnr hl accaalonI
ranch (pot but I tbink (mn.r boud
ka b.a tamrd up wlt! a tnaa lik.
I hl biomI of th tim. Toman'
inuth.r di"i and hi w if wa. lit for
a lone lima and this Batafortuo
aatra.Ir ditr.a.d hlm-"
Aoordiec lo M-c. tho boy pull.d
a "'! ono or oa At tiora, lu
prid.nt. at lb tat rnotirc. I.cili
.vr bronchi up a 4n--uiu on th.
off:-irr of tha dal ttmptra y.trn
and om.ho.li ak4 altr M 'r-li
how h tct4.
h. It dj-i t tn.Va mu h ilffro-
wh.tb.r rod ha en or two." aald
Liukim .riou -Th r all for
rr fUurt cali4 tho wtr.
two (i.vs n M.Warrsi u:nr.:
I d:UdJ and I airra Amjrla
linn to Make l-1ab ( Irrall.
BiiiTOX. !-. ! A rnari.r of th
Taw llncland lacuo and lb Ha.'ara
tivint uc.ua, win . ow n aiianiauvai
waa d'cld.d op"B at a mttn of bao
ball lntr.ta h-l I In Ihi. city l.xiar.
Tho n-w la.au will coa.l.l of I club,
Inclurfinc t.T". Lawranca. Uaall,
nftr and I'ortiand. of l!;o Nw
:r.l.n. Le-ua. and fiae club ta b
a, tad from the l.nt.rs Aaaoariatlon.
It a annou:i.ad that l.'ie owner of
tie Pit. hbur. Mancheatar and Uia
tort rluhe. of the New PnaTland tacuje.
whi.n wi b dreppa-d from the new
orcart isaPton. would tvv aa oprorttj
nt t' entay th cumblnation if they
iTt ii it milu U ki : ii.-iiif:i
Tntn Jiar Ak for 'uafrrrna.a;
Hlth Tossi AaJra-wa. I'rnancXrr.
Mtt-WAt KEi:. 1-c. J. -t am ready
do bnaina... with you. Meet me la
M.-aco." Th a waa Ih woral nc of a
tetacrradte.! New Orlaane from Tom
Jenee. maaift f.e Je WillaraJ. to
Tom Andrew, local boirtc promoter,
Jone Iatecrapha4 that It waa
l-npwaaibl to do anythlnc with Tommy
Hum in th wtr of cloalnc iha pro
fc.l W'lUard-I'ultoa rutck al New
ndrewe says hi orffrine! offer o
!:'. for itatitr In. bout In M.I
lia ti:i atan. la ai( a
Tneat Jons la Chl-'nao Saturday or
jfMfw.vra "Woco, :it:it" iu
"l"aa"' tllankrm. W ten for 1 car t on
durtrtl Tralninc ana, Pkaae.
aV rR .Vi'l.ci). Tw. : It.nry
Pop" p:nae. ahoaaa Hi Mil
ITivia at ."an Hruno w aa a trln'n
earn? f.ar many flchl champion and
He laid claim lo Ih d -ot.rr of
Jak Johnaon. di4 l.aaj y. after an Ill
pee of aeveral weak from pert'unltia.
lie aa year old.
"pais ptaaken' ptac w IrainlBC
saariart at varlou I'oaa f.-r Peter
Jackson. John La faulitvao. Jamas J.
orkett. Jo Che.ynkl. Jo fiana. Jack
Jeknsoa. tiu lluP.lin and score, of es
(iromlaant f abler In Ih "ola days."
Wrbrr aa.l Hand Win Title.
M:T TnRK. t-o. Ji Jama c
Webor and IC C Hand. repraxaentlntT
.tndover and Harvard, woa ta double
raanpioBb!p titl today In th final
of trial (tail In tb National Indoor
tanai tournament bare. Tbey rlaa -
foi4 CU.wtl Utasea so J liarvid Taylor,
tt I'ordHam preparatory school and th
Waat p4 Tir.lu Club, la trmlcht seta.
rUST WILL OPKN-
Qaartrr of Million Iltprnded Only
Aftrr AariK-r Are (ilira.
fUN WI.Tt. Cat. te. I Jra W,
CoSrotb. pr..J.i of th. Lowar Cal
Ifornia Joi-kay Club. commanllr4f apoa
lb. iuumi( (rora fin Iran
cIm-o that lb W.ilc.n authorities in
l'Bd.a la preaent lb par. in of lb
Ta Juan racetrack Ttara day
"Tha Ur California Jtxksy Clyb
kaa aipandad a quartar of a million
dollars la in. ron.eruciton of a raring
plant. If lb eaaoa-ialaoa, was doubt
til ratfe-dictr Ih. ronr.Mion obtain!
from lb. kli-aa a -itbarilta would
not Bae actartalnad the Idea of com
rutin th. prcl.ct We po.ttlv.Ir will
MatWf (XfUalik. W ko laa4
War toalroa-C Wllfe (Inelaad
ooon Xw Tear dr. aa announca,
and do aoi ront.mMate anr Iroubl
from any ouro."
Jnmtl'Mi lljr llr Win.
Jl TION CITT. tr.. Wo. 3.
ci.l ) Th. Ijkrtlill Iroma or in
hlb rcbocl drfratrd th Monro tarr
h.r Tura.lr nicit In f"t ttam-a. Th
Monro clrls war d't'otaM. I to 1.
Tbo bra' .m aa won by th local
inn, to It.
l T Ptu.T i:van.
America Ua( t'trplra.
AXA'jKl; .lull Carrten,
111 Champion i:.toB li4 Ko. null
rhurklo attrr !ir h think of a cr
tlo littl Incldant tb4t ram up dur
Ina; h aacond cant of th" world'
aari'. Th lloaton laadrr u4 Catcher
Cady la t' firat cini', and Thorn
and CJf t ha atid cm. Nlthrr
laam triad to lak. any ttbcrtice oa th
bM la th firat loo camaa.
-Whaa aro you cinr to calrhT
had on of tha I-hi lr jounctr of
Carricaa. a lull trla.l from the
coarhinc bo lo the banch.
Whr ajuariad tho lloaton adar.
-V .apart In do aom baa tannine
iPiat aftarnoon." rcplie-1 the younirtr.
Tbo I'lunr T-tar an. all enjoyed a
luri at IIKI apnac.
Th cm I d'ci.) lo calrb thr
won't bo any of Jroo fallow on the
bae to bothar ra." Carrlfana
ltranaly enoach I'i!l rlikarl nlm-
arf to aurk tha third (m. and
lactad futi h l-onard lea do th pllch-
ln. Much f l-onard early succeea
waa due to Carrlaan heady coachlnc.
and lautcb I nevar tiaor ronfldcnt
than whan Ih H-ton numiT I re
raltint him. Hn only need Blanc
at th summary f th third cam to
realise how arnod Carrltf-an niad on
hi promiae. that whan h worked
there would I1 no on on the base lo
bother Mm In se.n of th nln In
nine tho Philadelphia player want
out In order. After th third Inning
not a National Laacuar reached first
e e e
:jdi ColUn aflr playlns; a .ery
prominent part In tha Tlctory of the
Chlcaso Wbit H- oyer th Oub In
th city srle. boarded a train after
th final earn, and ruahrd tea lloatoo
to e a few same in the world series.
ColUna watched wi:h great lntaret th
work of Jack Harry t e-on4 base.
Probably no ttir plr thn Parry at
abort and CalUn at second, ever
worked around that sack. Perhaps
trier have bean Juat a tl combina
tion, but It la extremely doubtful If
there ever waa a belter uhe than Ih
team of Col.loa and P-arry.
1 bum red Into i:ldia efler on of th
float on camaa. and remarked to him
lhal Parry was a preliy soo4 looklnc
I secund aackrr. "W hat a wonderful
player Harry I. replied Collin. n
doa- hi Balk eo sinoolhlr tht he
make Ihe hrdet kind of chance
look easy. Tl l on t'in he never
Col 12. rrailtl he really deserved. I
understand that h tt.ade a play In Ih
ttrt cm of th earle. that every
body In Ihe l'!i Illy park recarded aa
Imooealble. ' h a rcprt of the play
w. ncj aurprla to me. I have seen
Parry make score of such plays. When
a ball wa Ml In Jack direction. I
a,.aaa took am thine for cranted. for
j alway fiaured H-trry waa liable to
niak tu play.
"In all m y career I never saw a bel
ter shortstop than Harry and I rer
tainly bl4 to our comblnat'on
broken nu. Now that I have l-xked
hlra over carefully al second In a
number of (imav I rat him J'jat aa
jood a -."ood baseman aa a shortstop,
which man there are no belter.
Struck in a belnc aom compliment
tcomlnc from one of Ihe crvateat bll
( J?laj era lo (a baa nr produced.
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FRANK CHANGE MAY
BE ANGEL MANAGER
Powers Offers Leadership
Club to Former Pilot of
REPLY DUE WITHIN WEEK
rli-Major 1-ract.er Say If He Ar
crr I Will Only B on Condi
tion Tlial He Ra-crlre Rlht
lo Bay In terra In Club.
LO". A NCI Ft UK.". Pe. 30. rrank
Chance, former manacrr of tha Cblcao
National bateoall loam. rceled n
offer her tooay of th manamnt
of th Lo Ancala club of th Pa
cific Coa.t Uirnt from John rower,
president of th local ortraolaatlon.
Chanc proml4 to mak a definite
annoum-a-ment oect weak aa to whether
he would accept n offer.
rollowina Ih ronfrnc oeiweantn
two man lata today. Chanc raid that
Power had mad him an orrer ana
that he bad pot forward a counter
propoaaL Chanc added that h would
lnail on one condition that na o
allowed lo purchae ao lBtret In th
club If be accepts.
K'nc hi announcement a year klto.
that he retired from baseball. Chanc
haa been devotlna; hi tim to bli ranch
al Olmlora. CaU nBf her.
iiLXbtiii jom:s at st. ixns
Ks-'ed Pilot Likely to Accept Offer
to Manage Itrowna.
ST. lfLI.H. Mo.. Dec. 50. Flldr
Jonra, who last year manaced Ih St.
Itula Kedarala. arrived ber today from
Portland. Or.. In answer to tb call of
Phil Hall and Otto ftifel. owner or
the local federal, wbo ha contracted
to buy th HL Uoul Americans.
Junes said that ha I at present a
free acent. Ills contract wltb the
Prdaral Leacu expired with th close
of Ih lli season. There Is no doubt,
however, that ha will accept Ball' of
fer of the manacershlp of the combined
federal American tram.
HANDBALL 'VETS' MEET
n OLIe-TTblR MtLTOMll PLA . KRS
tLASII AND hold nQi rrr.
Party at Hotel reca Grill la Preced
ed by Old a.klaned ( nlee
Twenty-two handball players of th
old-tlma school of th kaultnomah Ama
teur Athletic Club held their annual
banquet at th Oregon Hotel Wednes
day Mcbc Arthur o. Jone waa re
sPunsIM for th Catherine, but befor
h parly went to Ihe hotel a Hood
old-fashioned Kama of handball, with
elcht on a side, was played.
on team, composed of K. K. Harrl-
Cn. J. II. ad Krhrniir, now tn
novice champion of th club: Herbert
Greenland and A. 8. Moody defeated an
accrecation mad up of t). B. Colwcll.
harle ". Osborne. J. K. Davidson and
ritacey Hamilton, by th score of 41
Whlta Ihls waa coin on the other
handball court of th Winced "M" In
stitution found lav Atkinson. Wen
111 land. Prank Harmar and Dr.
'.eon Alnalle loslnc to Dr. J. H. Bll-
berback. William W. Hank a. Sun Jlol
brouk and Prank Atkins. 1 to 41. He-
cauae cf lllnesa. Iter. A. A. Morrison
and A. It MeAlpln. Iwo of tha old reitu
lar. wer unable to b present either
at th tournament or th banquet.
A. t. McMickert and Kdcar frank
were th Korrri for th C antes, whll
Arthur O. Jonea and t.-orc Kastman
laked tnelr live to referee on con
es! and Thomas -uricon Kid Clea-
land, alone with C I". "fnerioc
lolmea. manaced the other aftair.
for several year Ih old veteranc at
h Indoor cam have been ceiiine; to
gether for littl spread. Th party
was entertained by tna sircars oi an
Ore coo Hotel tirlll.
J IMMK I'.OiS TAN VMriltl-S
Vnltirnltr f flilcaso IVoja bay
llaaa-liall In Orlrnl 1 I'opular.
CIIICAOO. Iec. 30 Japan'a baaeball
fana. who are rulm stca.lily in num
ber, have adopted Ih halilt of -pan-
nlno"" umpire and refus lo support a
loaliio team wltn th earn heartiness
Ihry do a winner, much after th fash
ion of American. aiHordinc to mem
ber of Ihe I'nlverslty of Chlcaco base,
ball team, who reached the Midway
om- more today after the lO.OuO-nul
trip to th Orient.
Crowd ahltb sometimes numbered
19.000 persons saw the Maroons In
Japan, but the Inability of th native
team to defeat Coach race's men re
sulted In a falling off of attendance.
The Waseda University team la ex
pected to play In this country next
In th Philippines there Is much en
thusiasm over th came, though Ameri
cana constitute most of tha better
team. Pest aeat In Manila sell at
!.) apiece, th Maroons reported.
Cits of Sport
BMNOIX'J ! propoUion
doaa lo co d flcurae. a p'.a
Itrns to the major aft.i
aar who ra-
wltb in. redera.e ma si oints in nis
tl' k ork. accr!tr-c to a i'hlcaco arlter.
On that baela. liter sr. faw players In the
alerl l..u who alll amount to much
Itb tne bat If they rat Jot- la lb Ameri
can snd Natlou! circuit.
t..abt player wbo batted .3 or mora In
ih federal l-eru In past season clned
a total of 4 poiata Itl battlns orer th
e.rsya they a.'le In tb National Leacue.
Thai slv an aaeras cia of l points
to tath p!ar.
Take aeay tha St points and a .300 batter
wltb the r'ads hit enly
Ia Maaa. hattal .24 for th Cardinals
sad for the llroohlyn Pad, a cam of
point mil FiacKer. catcher, hit ,r..T
lit) th Brooalya .Nsuona- aad ,3J I"'
rtiarler De. third baseman, a as a Beak
later alth tna riravaa, bsttlns :l. H
clouted Sll In Federal, salnlne I'M
point. Hard !lllr, with th Cuba several
are aso. a:o mad s Ms saia. He jumped
from 'S to .20',. a dllTeraoca of 71 poin'a
vahl: Miller one of th leadlns bat
tar of the Pad. Iasu. h nevar hit wall
nouh la ba rearuiar with the Cuba. Ilia
tpaed afoot kept bira la tho major.
The ur.tr Ped p'.arer who will b wanted
reach whea tb dutribuMon ta mad era
Hanar Kff. lb "Ty Cobb of tha out-:a-':
M Mace and a few y out. later
ilk ToMn. of at. Louie, wbo glv promt of
Var p.ajrer ho tesrxd I th Ped ba
ratwa tbar rea:ted they oero oa the lo
boa nd a t a rbarn- to drnar bl moBay
a fear mora aaon. will gt tbe gate.
Johgar Kltba. world' featheraralaht
rhen a jo. haa a rt o f--rrd again Into
lu laiuvi.aht- Tata Urn a Udrca,d lb
b)s of tl:e CHveland Yoonc Man's Chrl-f
lias Aaaociation. He told the youths how I
to take proper care of their physical naiin
for bis beats.
"It's Carter- last atari, bey." exclslned
"Vtatarlona" RIKe Emilh. the Old Welter-
w.icht chemrlon. whan he climbed Into the
rin at the ltoae Cuy Club Monday nicm
ta do battle w'tll Jack Root.
Bfnlrh tmmm rlaht. for. BlLhOUCh he PUt Bp
a aaliant affort he foand that he waa far
from the Smith of old. At the end of tne
hinl rauiid h. could hardly stand on mi
Ian. but manasad to stick until the sixth
round when be toppled oeer completely ex
hausted. A rood dial of credit Is due Root
for the way he acted when he saw Smith's
fVrerai new rulee will probably be put In
fore mhan iha A ma tear Athletic Federation
ho.ci it area:Iinc tournament In Chlcaco
T method or decldlne wlnnars. which
former:y dapanded on rolllnc falla will be
done away with nU ih pintail will be suo-
tliutad. The rui lock will be reiesstea
la ihi amnhHfl toealhar arlth the hsm-
mar-lock. airan(.e bold, to hold and other
Jck Caroentlrr th fmons Preach haT
watcbt. says b Is foioc to retlr from the
rtm after the war. It appears tnsi cat
tilne la the roped arena would oa mere
rhi.da play attar what Jack has beea
throucn as a soldier
Whi:. looklnr tham orer. It tnlsht be well
to mention that ntcher McConnell oa or
Wcbmsn's etalatarta. la another ax."
COFFROTH STRIKES SNAG
TIA Jt ."t A RACETRACK AMD
l0 IRE rDER BAN.
Caaeewalaa Net ta Be Permitted ta Opea
r t:is ta Be Cleacw Saaaa After.
Carraasa Oppeeea Cassias.
av.V FRANCISCO. Dec 30. Mexican
authorities either will prevent the
opening: of the racetrack and casino
at Tla Juana. Lower California, New
Tears day. or It will be closed soon
afterward, according to a message re
reived today by U. & Seguln. Mexican
Ire-consul here, from C. Kulx. sub-
director of the Consulates of the Mexi
can Elate Department. The message
waa In answer to a specific Inquiry on
Owners of th track and casino.
among whom are A- B. Spreckels and
W. Co (Troth, of Man Francisco, an
nounced recently that the Car ran xa
uthorlties would not Interfere wltb
the concession. They said the conces
sion was obtained from Colonel Este-
ban Cantu. long Governor of Lower
California, who surrendered his author
ity to the de .facto authorities last
Mr. fteguin inquired of the Mexican
Plate Department If the transfer of
Cantu' authority peacefully bad In
volved any "arrangement" permitting
the operation of the Tla Juana con
cession. "The reply I received." Mr.' Seguln
said, "stated that the details of the
arrangements made were not known
here, 'hut you may assure the public
that all kinds of gambling games and
horsa racing In Lower California will
be suspended by order of President
"I know also that It Is the disposi
tion of tha government to stop the sale
I.KTKOIT MUX MAY BUY INDIANS
Kffortn Bring Mado to Interest
Clrieland Capital In I'archaxe.
CLKVKLAND. Dec. 30. It was re
ported in bsscbnll circles today that
J". D. Craig. or H. J. Porter, or both,
of Detroit, may buy the Cleveland
American I.eacue baseball team.
KiTorts will bo made, however, by the
bankers committee which is handling
the affairs of Owner Charles W. isom
ers to Interest Cleveland capital In the
purchase of the club. It was admitted
today that there Is not much hope of
this plan succeeding.
If no local buyer appears, the Up was
strong that the Detroit men would be
President R. B. Johnson was still
here today trying- to help the bankers
put over a deal for the sale of the club.
Il expected to take up negotiations by
wire with President Urn Minor. Of the
Washington club, regarding the sale of
three players which It Is reported Minor
has offered Cleveland. These are said
to ba First Baseman Candil. Second
Baseman Morgan and Pitcher Boehland.
JOK BONDS TO BOX JACK ROOT
Biz Taroma Hravyva right Says lie Is
In Good Shato for Bout.
Joe Bond, the Tscoma hearyweight,
who is scheduled lo tske on Jack Jioot
next Tuesday nlchf at the Hon City
Club, arrived In I'ortiand lute last night
The big fellow, who recentlr returned
from Australia, expensed himself as In
fine condition for the mix and said he
fell confident of shattering Hoot's
hopes of taking a journey KasL Bonds
weighs liij pounds.
Manager Merrill, of the Hose) City
Club, said yesterday that he would ab
solutely refuse to allow any more old
timers to try a "come back" at the Hose
The senil-windup on Tuesday night's
card will probably be furnished by
Tummy Clark and Jack Alien.
IntllanapollH Hare Shortened.
INDIANAPOLIS. Dec. 30. The annual
Indianapolis motor speedway automo
bile race will be run only 300 miles
May 30. 1S1S. instead of S00. aa for the
past five years, according to the entry
blanks, which were sent out today. The
purs for the race also has been cut
from IS0.000 to $30,000. the first prize
being fixed at 113.000. There will be
10 prizes, the same as In former years.
RATE PROTEST IS LIKELY
CIIAMRF.lt CONSIDERS AGREEMENT
FOR KEIUCTION NOT MET.
Statement That toss pa a Ira Are Laalng
Meary Ala la Belittled aad Fewer
Flaea Are Mentioned.
A protest against the recent rise in
Insurance rates In Portland, promul
gated by the Underwriters' Equitable
Rating Bureau, probably will result
from the meeting of the executive com
mittee of the board of directors of the
Portland Chamber of Commerce next
Tuesday. At that time the recent ad
vance In rates will be taken up for con
sideration and some plan of action
Officials of the chamber assert that
previous to "Cleanup week an under
standing was hsd that In case of u suc-
cessful campaign rates would be re
duced. As a consequence, tney now
say that the recent adjustment of rates,
which means an Increase of 15 per cent
In most Instances, Is uncalled for. They
point out that tbo fire loss In the city
has been becoming less and. conse
quently, the argument that insurance
companies have been losing: money Is
James N". MrCune. secretary of the
Underwriters' Equitable Rating Bureau,
In a circular letter to agents of board
companies yesterday urged them to use
as an argument In explaining to clients
the revision in insurance rates that the
companies have been losing money
through heavy fire losses.
It Is said that the Underwriters' Bu
reau was not consistent Ira its revision
AMATEUR IS DEFINED
Colleges to Bar Men Who Take
Money or Assume Names.
SUMMER BALL IN DISFAVOR
Coaches Who Take Pay Barred Only
From Competition in Line of
Sport In Which They Are
Benefited Rales General.
NEW TORK, Dec 30. After an ex
haustive discussion of the amateur rule
the conference of delegates from sport-
governing bodies throughout the coun
try. which was adjourned from last
Monday until today, concluded the ses
slon late tonight with the understand
Ing that a similar meeting will take
place in this city about the same time
one year hence.
Qustarus T. KIrby. of tne advisory
Board of the Intercollegiate Association
of Amateur Athletes of America, pre
sided over the session and made it
clear that anything adopted by the
meeting would be only In the rorrn oi
recommendations to the governing
bodies of the different sports, with
the hope that In the near future the
different organizations will recognize
one another's rulings until they can
establish an alliance.
Asaatear la Defined.
It was unanimously agreed that an
amateur sportsman is one who engages
In sport solely for the pleasure, and
physical, mental, moral and social
benefits that he derives therefrom and
to whom sport Is nothing more than a
vocation. By competing or giving an
exhibition In any of these sports under
an assumed name or by being guilty of
any fraud in connection therewith, it
was decided the penalty should be dis
barment for life from amateur eligibil
For other Infractions of the rules.
such as receiving pay or pecuniary
benefit In consideration of or as a re
ward for participating in any public
athletic competition or exhibition, or
disposing of prizes for personal gain,
the offender shall never thereafter be
permitted to compete or exhibit as an
amateur in the sport or sports in which
such act was committed.
Coaching Acta as Bar.
Anyone who directly or indirectly
generally benefits for Instructing or
preparing any person in or for any ath
letic competition or exercise shall not
be permitted during the period of the
coaching to take part in any competi
tion, but on ceasing to be a coach he
may be privileged to amateur eligibil
ity In any other sport, and after an
elapse of five years, be replaced In good
standing in the sport in which he bad
acted as coach.
On the question of Eummer baseball
and Summer camps where amateurs
take part in games with professionals,
or where the amateur is a player on a
team or playing against a team on
which there are professionals, it was
the sense of the meeting that such
competitions between amateurs and
professionals should not be favored.
The capitalization of athletic fame
by granting or permitting the use of
one's name to advertise or promote
the sale of sporting goods, prizes or
other commodities for use in connec
tion with athletic games shall not be
It was unanimously decided that none
of these rules or penalties should apply
to bowling or shooting with revolvers,
rifles or shotguns, in all of which
events money prizes are invariably of
FILIPINOS OBSFRYE AXNI YKRS.VRY
OK PATRIOT'S EXKCITIOX.
'aeerkra Dedicated ta Dr. Jose RIsal,
Shot by Spaniards In 1MM, Are
Glvea la Four Tongncs.
More than 60 Filipinos and many
Americans attended the patriotic pro
gramme at Eagles Hall, Third and Mor
rison streets, last night, when honor
was paid to the Filipino martyr. Dr.
Jose RizaL Patriotic addresses in Eng
lish. Spanish and the two Filipino dia
lects. Vlsaya and Tagalog, were made.
The formal address of the evening was
by Louis Barrido.
The programme offered opportunity
for the local Filipinos to express a hope
that in time their native land would be
free, but Mr. Barrido especially forecast
a bright future for the islands under
the guidance of the United States.
A. Level. A. Fuentes and E. Dayot
spoke In Vlsaya. Tagalog and Spanish,
respectively. The programme closed
with singing by F. Reyes. The Ameri
can and Filipino National march was
played by the Filipino band and the
hall was decorated with the Stars and
Dr. Jose Rizal's death has established
among the Filipinos a day equal in im
portance to the Fourth of July in Amer
ica. Pr. Rizal was executed December
30. 1896. by Spaniards on the now mem
orable field of Luneta, which Is one
of the most Interesting spots In Manila.
700 Pino at Portland Hotel in Day.
Five banquets and luncheons to a
total of approximately TOO people were
eerved by the Portland Hotel Wednes
day. This Included the luncheon given
In the afternoon by the Kappa Alpha
Theta to approximately 120 persons,
the lumber manufacturers' banquet,
attended by ISO: the Traveling Men's
Protective Association banquet, for
3S0; the Western Life Insurance Com
pany's banquet for approximately 100
persons, and the 33d Degree Masons'
banquet, attended by 11 people.
Court Bailiff Made Victim
of W. C. T. U. Book Joke.
Mr Heavens, Woman, I'm Not la
let." He Blurt Out to Visitors
Glvlag Advice to Drunks.
DAVE ROBINSON', public defender at
the City Hall, perpetrated this
Joke on Ernest Johnson, court bailiff,
but he says he was surprised to see
how hard Johnson took it:
Two representatives of the Woman's
Christian Temperance Union brought
little books tied in white ribbons for
the 13 members of the "Prohibition
Club," some of whom have been wait
ing In Jail since August for the pass
ing of the saloon. They marched down
stairs one at a time to receive their
gifts from the Temperance Union.
Johnson had been in the trusties'
room and was coming downstairs at
the time, and it so happened that he
was third in line.
"Give that man two he sure needs
them." whispered Robinson, and his tip
"Here, my good man, this will do you
a lot of good," she said, addressing
Ernest in the condescending tone used
on these occaslons-
A wild-eyed sort of expression broke
over the bailiff's face. He hesitated,
"My buavens, woman, I'm not iu J tL"
Geo. J. Endler. Treas.
10 t'lay St.
(Opp. Ferry Blder.)
San Franelseca. C.-al.
FAIRS TO BE DATED
North Pacific Association Will
Meet February 3-4.
SEATTLE GATHERING PLACE
Discussions to Be of Special Im
portance, as Scope AV11I Include
Plans for Kace Programmes
and Concession Features.
Seattle will be the scene of the 15th
annual meeting of the North Pacific
Fair Association February 3-4. All the
important fairs of Oreson, Washing
ton, Montana, Idaho, British Columbia
and Alberta are included in IJie or
The last meeting was held in Van
couver. wash., ana tne invuauon oi
Seattle was accepted unanimously by
the delegates present. This Is the first
time that a city which does not hold an
annual fair or race meeting has been
awarded the gathering, but the dele
gates feel that interest may be created
and efforts will be made to have a
meeting held there this season.
m Dates to Be Fixed.
Primarily the dates of Northwestern
fairs are fixed and the discussions
have a range that includes about every
phase of the fair business. The first
day's session is usually devoted to
dates, discussions of amusements and
entertainment, admission plans, prize
lists and concessions. The second day
ts devoted largely to racing matters,
rules, purses and classes. The ses
sions in Seattle will prove of more than
ordinary importance. There will be a
number of men from the East in at
tendance, who will present to the fair
managers the latest ideas in attrac
tions and amusements, a topic to which
the average fair secretary devotes
This year an invitation has been ex
tended to all managers of fairs and of
ficials of the Northwest, whether mem
bers or not. The interchange of ideas
is always profitable. The membership
and interest have steadily grown and
now two days are required to trans
act the necessary business.
Prospective Speakers Named.
Among the fair managers well
know in the Northwest who will have
places on the programme and lead in
discussions are: H. S. Rolston, of Van
couver, B. C; E. L. Richardson, of Cal
gary, Alberta; Robert H. Cosgrove, of
Spokane; Horace S. Ensign, of the
Utah state fair: Robert H. Johnson and
W. A. Ritz, of Walla Walia: George S.
Walker, of the Southwest Washington
fair; Pete Snelson. of the Montana state
fair: George Horsted, of Nelson. B. C;
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n iLSHIRE BRAND CORDIALS AND BRANDIES
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Imported brands of
whlskys, wines, cor
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Eastern beers. See thla
list before baying else
where and save 10 to
25 per cent.
42c on your
D. E. Mackenzie, of New Westminster,
B. C. and others.
The Northwestern Winter stock
shows and fruit and land shows will
send delegates. The representatives of
the various livestock breeders' associa
tions will also be in attendance.
A programme of unusual scope has
been arranged, in which the exhibitors,
horsemen and managers are all inter
ested seriously. The horsemen will be
represented by a local committee, of
which C. A. Harrison has been ap
The officers of the association are:
Frank Meredith, of the Washington
state fair, president; Thomas S. Grif
fith, Spokane, vice-president, and John
W. Pace, of Seattle, secretary.
SALEM OFFICERS CHOSEN
Council Names Three New Men to
Be Elected Monday Night.
SALEM, Or., Dec. 3 3. (SpeciaJ.)
City officers to be elected by the new
City Council at its initial meeting next
Monday night were chosen tontght
when the Aldermen met in caucus.
Three changes will be made, it was
W. S. Lowe will be elected Street
Commissioner to succeed E. S. Budlong;
B. W. Macy, a member of the Council,,
,.,iii u.i.ari w vr Trindle as City At
torney, and Dr. O. B. Miles will be City
Health Officer, succeeding Dr. C. E.
Cashatt. Those to be re-elected are:
Harry Hutton, Fire Chief; Walter Skel
ton. City Engineer; Mrs. MyraShank,
police matron, and all six members of
the police force.
Grange Starts With 135 Members.
EUGENE. Or., Dec 30. (Special.)
Announcement is made of a new Grange
at Santa Clara, this county, with a
membership of 135, a record charter
membership anions the granges in the
state. The now Grange is the 21st to bo
organized in Lane County, where tho
organization has more than 2000 mem
bers, the largest percentage, based on
population, of any county in the state.
Trains Tonight Depart Later.
The Southern Pacific will extend tho
departure of trains from Portland to
McMinnville and Hillsboro and to New
berg, New Year's eve, tonight, one hour.
The last train on the West Side line
will depart at 12:30 A. M. instead of
11:30 P. M. The Oswego late train
will run to Newherg.
You Cant Come Back
In sports or business you must
deliver the goods at all times. We
know it and act accordingly.
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Made to your order leaves nothing
to be desired.
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S. W. Corner Broadway and Alder