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TTIE MORNING OKECONIAN. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11. 1916.
JAMES JOHN HIGH
University Quint Makes Run-
. away at Start and New
j Team Can't Pick Up.
FINAL SCORE IS 41 TO 21
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a.l to d. tKa aoia mado bv
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a"tr acalaat tha l'otnnn t olr
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to mcobI rtu. waa II I II la fr
mt tha kl ae.ianlar. .
T8 L mxh. ta f!rt d.f.at et na
Jan.. JakS haah.t&alt tm inca ta
to rrta4 latcrarbaUa.tlr
U.1 CeacA :rMt( flr.t
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Tla H atar of tha matrnaa .t.rdT
araa A I Maiaaa. of Columbia t cl" rait T.
ma atar frr4 tnada II asiat. whiia
. tio ar for tha hUH c I athlt'a
M Xlatt. artelt It marhara. IC'att mt,
li ki. taaro'a t""t la tha flr.t kalf.
rai'aatna: aro tia liaaopa.
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r.f.r.a. t lrl. H.r.it t.-w. a-.a.
t.t.f l.iwn .r.. i -et iaa. (tn.p f -r
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rjaxota lit flvhool and ta Hilt
Military Acadamr war m-' ftd 4 to
f iriliA tha ast lima of ! I'ortiand
laearicholaalc Uaa- Tha tti(l
waa to hawa haaa playat tMa aftar
ooa la tha lortiant A-d-trr arm
a.lm. l tfia t'ad.ta ba sol or
aaau.4 iiiu. tha blBin ef tha
araaast avhool larrm
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ttSonxl tha tam pna.oaaaa a ll.t
f h.-katil! vataraaa tha nianaamant
at tia ;tlbrta ftu baan aaabla to
Una U9 aamaa ao far t h I a laaann. l'4ck
atIataa aa rowar. Van Itoomla.a
Jlmmir Oilbart. Hurfar. ittlaa. Ha-'a
and kiilltm. maka uo tna atuad.
ylr Cilhart .ua a chall.nca to
tfta lounaT Man'a II. brow AaotAttnn.
Il.ilm.a ttia.lna.a t'oll.ara. Hatlaon.1 and
tha I'hftt Clara rlroth.ro' rluatnaaa i'ol
l'a. r'r iiimi rail A .
a a a
Manac.r IMlia t'ohn would ia to
arrartaT aTTi. fr tha Knal Krlth
aTrmna.t'im a.lt WrdnaadaT MaTM.
la. I hint at Mala I'M
a a a
Kttra ctrvu. aaa'a haa b'an tilarod
on tna runninaT tra-a at tha ilntlromah
Amat.ur ,thlatK 1'Iuh cTrunaatum fr
tia Multnomah - Whitman 'od'aT
haaaatball (ana tomorrow Bicht. Tha
olI.la aro apa-taJ to arrlra In
I'ortlaad lata toaicht or early tomor
vtaracr -i.-hr. of Mi'lnomah.
ta the larar.at rro4 ef tha aaa.ort.
Tia anaio ataal wi;i be atartad at ti
aa'rlok. Ifomer Jamlaon. roai-Pi of tba
J.rr.raon ll'Ch r--hoo quint. t. will
MHttn ruw KfAiirs today
rortland Arada-mjr and Jrffrraon
lllh fwftraul Trim tu Mrrt.
Tha opaBlnc tocrar (am. of tha tt
'aaoa of the I'ortiand tntararkolaattr
laarua will be plei'd thia att.roooa
an tha J-T-rwn Ilich jfchool cround.
aaiataa I'ortlaad A alrtiy elat.a and
J.cr.raua Inch jn-hool oa.-h tiua an.
t the Aadamy. and Coa k lulitncton.
ef tha lj!t a.'hooi.ra, fcato not barn
able to th.lr athletaa Into cood
."ad I im al-o to tha raweni ana
en unraa. eoa ef tha b.at.knowa
o'd'tiEna aor-ar football playara In
l'..rt Lr..t. wi'l r.f.r.a. Tba oricmal
rma waa att.d for January la. but
aaa:tioa of tha vartnua M.lda Tha
fina today will atart at J li o'claw-k.
r.nntxii n.tB to utr. nt.i.
1 or nta I I a nation to fla rJ at
C UMa I rhraary I.
Tha l'rt'and Rin form;
Vt wtll bo hl Thuradjy c.nm.
Thia la tha tic annual evant of the
tn and aa to be b. I.I at Ha Birtur
a.'iuo homo ef He rlut at the foot of
Ilia (treat, whirls ha ba.o entirety
rMted to imi tie arraaloii.
Tha orin a cNarca ef thia affair
fa Jo rW.eb. rnearmaa. Arthur A.
Aliaa. rred N.oali. Maanl t. ram
rooaua. IHanl.y N. trui.t. Il.rbart at.
a"',ilrhartnat. tirfa Hatra. Jr. Ca0
n a'oof.r. H '.dia Humphrey.
Tbemae taka a.-vi Harry I. tiammta.
cotcii i nCK iv HitM:ji
Champloa In nrr-atla antrl aa 11 la
II rat Strp I'rnm llrtlrrrarnl.
Ih an;:li:.-. rt. i rrank
f.rh. world rbamplon b.aryw.lcht
w raatler. hta a'cn.d artirlaa to wreetla
I'd fant.l la Can rranrtaro I'rbruary
27. acrordlnat to ann iuo-.m.nt here.
Tha root. at will be ataw.d la tha
Ct- Auditorium, under tha direction
of Harry Kot-y. prorool.r - Acwordinc
to the t-rma of tha rontrart liolch
wi'i.t throw rental tw.o la aa hour.
iwlra aald fca waa "bark In the har
a.a and had a IJd to rome out of
r.tir.manf la rommeellBaT on the
jr.rr rn c.ot.s to ourtios
far ItmI Jltirlrr, of Proa-KlcVIng
l inar. Itaora I nUrraltr.
Mr(..od Vaarl-. one of the !l
nroand athlete of the J.fT.roo ll'ch
hool. I.ft yaatarday moraine to enter
the L"nlerity of Oracoa. Maurice
waa la (ho II IS ciaaa at tf.e riadmont
iVhool and aatll yaatarday bad ba.a
taklstT a poat-crad Jate cooraa. Ilia
laat athletic end'avor for the Men
ea-hnol waa to play acalaet the Wah
rnctoa Hlcl School ba.katball t.ara la
Ibo t. it. t". A. cymnaaiuro Tu1ay aft
arwoan Maurice I a Coe4 football an4 ba
kathall pLayar. Althouca ha caver re
r.lved muni rao-nltlon a a droo
kicker la the Tortiaai Jat.roeboUatlc
Lea -. ! rolumblt Park 11 chara
eloeahla football tram, of the Inter
Cltr Leaaue. can thank Mm for three
trtorlea a a r-J!t of bis truety riant
tee. Two of Id boot war from tha
:T-rr4 )ma and cna from tha Ji-yard
IUWTHORM: nOWLKUS VICTOIl.
fTuamplonehlp Ir-ldcd by
11m Work of ITiDdxn.
Tba Hawthorne Bowline Laaarue e
M xloeed laat Bicht. xahea tba final
aemea vara roiled br tba Hawthorn..
and tba I.Vhoe. tloih lnmi wtra C
la tha lava race up to lul oicht'aj
tlar. and. by eeoaalional work, on tha,
part of liana Frandeen. tha 111
thornee woo three etratehl eonteata.
Frandeen u hlarn man of tha nlsht
with : to Ma credit, with an averace
of lV Tha aceraa:
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l!rln( Offlclala Srlrrtrxt.
N:W TOI1K. Tab. l OfSrlaU fr
lha comlnr rarlor aaaon wara an
no :r-d toar hr tha taard of tha
Jwkf riub. Tha Ivda-.a aro K. C.
.r.iik and C If. rt:iticlll: atartar.
Vara Caa.Mj; hndtcarrr. W. 8. Voa
burc: clrk of tha k.h Albart I'ar
l.a. paddork and patrol Jjda, J. I.
Mall, tlmar. II. Harr.tto: patml
luda. J. I. Hall. Jtm'l ll ljudillD
and f rank T Tark.
hr ntJ.T itvavh.
Amertraa Ua( Offlrlal.
TTASMINOTON loot a irama at
I I loola laat (tumm.r which It
rHr won. yet nndr tho Tcry unfair
rule which govern. 1 the pUy which
rri'ant the winning- run the umpire
waa rompatleal to declare the mnnrr
out. Tba came waa Q extra InnlnaT
afralr. In lha eleventh Innlnr XVah
Incton amred what ahould have been
the wlnninaT run of the came. It waa
w-tped out and la tha nut alon the
Hrowna put over the derldlne tlly.
Anyone pr..nt at that came reahiod
that lha rue rovrrnmc aui'h play
rartln:y a.rdad revuion.
a e a
la the .lev. nth Innlna the runner on
IMH for WaMncon. Armli, a ery
faat man. tahlns advantace of Mm
lone ewlna the rt Iu! pirchrr
taainc before d.llvrrlnc ra'-h ball,
made a d-ae.i for the p. ale. The pitch
waa a v.rv bad on, low and ont.Me.
If ev.r a ballplayer had a ba atol.n
that Waahlncton player bad the bomo
plate. waa umplrlns the cme. and
In an excellent petition 1 o rlne-lv ob-a-na
the play. Kem Arn.w waa onr
the ratcllnar for ft. Iouia. lie realized
that the runner bad a ereat chance to
ore and that be would have to hurry
the play at hi end aa much a. poe-
tbto to ryen make it rlo.e. Am
momntn'y forcnt et.rythlnc but tho
ball and the runn.r. Ho bumM the
bataman In bl effort to eel lha ball
ail the aooner. but de.pite all hi ef
fort the ball went to lb crandtant
a e a
It aeemed rtdlculoc to nd the
runner back to third on the :nr and
r-nt tb batter flrat baae. but a
atrlct Interpretation of the rut clvee
I he umpire no other rourar to pur.ue.
The batemaa a cordlnc to section S of
rule iX. I entltl.4 to become a bae
runner If the catcher Inlcrfrrea with
Mm or prevent h'm. from trikln at
a piti bed ball. Thl off.ne Atn'W
poeiilv.ly rommltled. atlhoach be had
no auch Intent, brrauia bla mind waa
entirely on tha baae runner, not he
a e e
Now for the baae runnr who waa
apparently ecor.d from Ihlrd. Thia
rvint of play I covrrned by aection
3 of rule It. which atatea that a ba.e
tirn'r hall be entitled without II
b'lua. to be put out. to adtanro a baae
If the umpire aw-arde to a eur
raitfl bataman a bae on baZla. or
for belpc interfered with by Ihe catch
er In (trtkmc at a pitched ball, or for
being bit by a Pitt bed ball, and the
bae runner be thereby forced to va
cate the tee held by b Im.
a e a
In the rumo urcj.r d:ruiort there
waa a runner on third and flrat at the
1 1 ma the p ay waa puli'd. If my mem
ory aert.e me correctly. !nce when
Ihe batter la cranted flrat ba.e becauae
of interference, no runn-r can ad
vance unl.a forced. I waa compelled
to .end Ihe runner originally on third
b-ack to that bae. The runner on
flrat waa allowed lo advance lo a-r -end.
becauae h" WJ f orc-d to Vacal
tat bxae to make room fcr Ihe bate,
man who had lean cranled flrat be-
aure of lh catcher interference
I und.ratand that the Nation tl and
Federal I'xua bad an Individual
leacu rutins on the pur laat year
airowlne the batter firat ba.ee and per
mltllnj tha man on IMrd to ecoro on
a bath rreeted by the catcbey ev!nc
the Knee of hi. poaltlon WMI thl. rule
te directly rnnirarr to the p'u In
code. It I. ral'r ihe proper aoiutlor.
When a balk la called play la aua
pendect. alt runnera advance a b
and there ran be no action on the
baiter. When an Interference play I
called no runner advance ante
fore.d. In cranllnc the batter flrat
and allow mc tha run to acor both
rula are rroaaly violated yet auch a
m tut la ihe only proper and correct
a a a
l'ndr lb prraent code a brainy
catcher ran at any llrre pol the
aciu.eae plav or the ateal of borne. If he
beli.v.a either pna la colnc to be uc
ceaafu!. by simply creatine an Inter
ference play and payln- no attention
In the ball. Thl play of rourao I
worth while only wl'h a runner on
Ihlrd Py creatine the Interference,
the catcher, whila caualne the batter
to be aent to flrat. eraae tha run for
the lima be Ire at leaat. In the laat
thre or four yeat I hare eo Ameri
can Leacu catcher pull tho play to
Tha two eectlona which eovcrn tha
ptar really Impoa a penalty on tha
team who hould benefit becauea of
the play. Tb dealred end of the team
at bat I to cor the man from third,
yet a catcher by either an Intentional
or unintentional Interference can rauae
aid runner to be aent back to third.
It wrould bo a very eay matter to
remedy tha play for all time by havlnc
a separate arctlon atate: "The bata
man ahall b entitled to become a ba
runner when Ui catcher Interfere
with Mm or prevent blm from rtrlk
Inc t a pitched ball, and all baae
runnera ahall advance a bae whether
forced or not.' Much a rutlne would
avail the catcher Interference not ri
me, for a runner from third would be
allowed lo ecor whether forced or
FARMER DONS MASK
Boxer Resorts to Strategy
Get New Bouts.
HOWARD "SCION'S" BACKER
"Millionaire Timber-man's son" lio
1'ram tu Il Pl-tlnlirrltrd In No
OtlMY Than ruhtrr W'1m
Km Here Week Aco.
Knter another "masked roarrtl." New
Tork raved over thl ort of an Indl
vidual for vral week until Jo
Mecher put hire out of tha runnlne
t'hicaeo aom tlm aco bad a "masked
marvel." Hut they wer wretlera.
Tha masked roller skater, wrestler.
runner, swimmer, blrycl rider and
mysterious one hav been beard of In
moat every lino of sport, but It re
mained for foot Howard, tha ohkoh,
Wis promoter to brine out a masked
When Howard wa In Portland
week aco with "-"rank lartnir b was
continually talklne about some my
t.rlou "nitliionalr tlmberman's ion'
who wa workine out with Farmer at
Jack Kmc . He waa notia other than
thia same Frank larmrr.
Howard would not disclose bl name
while here, however, slatlne that his
father objecid to him boxlne and
a-ouid disinherit him upon flmltnc out
that Ih boy had taken up tba art of
def.ndlne himself for a llvine-
lloward would sclle every oppor
tunlty to discus hi new prolrea when
he was In-town, and Bald that he could
make lit pound easily and rould lick
anything at bla weight In tha country.
I metier Kent lo Jack Klas.
Howard acd Farmer left I'ortiand
for T aco ma on week aco today, and
lha followlne I a letter received from
Howard mailed In Tacoma Saturday,
"Tacoma. Wash- February . 11.
"tailed several limes yesterday to
say eood-by. but you were out. 1 leave
for !an Francisco Monday. while
Farmer leave for W isconsin same
"I have "natty Induced the million
alro limberman son lo Join me, but
bo doc not want lo be known a
professional, so will Co on a tour with
blm aa a masked marvel.
"Let me hear from you. Addrcs m
eeneral delivery, r'an Francisco. I'al.
"llop.nc thia nmla you well and with
kindest recard from Frank. I am your
friend. fAM HOWAUU"
-Masked Marvel" (sea Koala.
So. within a short time, we can ex
pec to hear of a boxlne "masked mar
vel down ban FYanctrtto way. ThinK
around the Northwest did not break
exceptionally welt for Howard and
Farmer, and tb "masked" lfeatruck
Howard one ermine In I'ortiand when
ho and Jack Klne were discusalnK
Jack i'urlcy'a masked wrestler In New
Just bow Sam plana on keeping
mask on Frank Farmer, who In the
I'ortiand "thllllonalro timber man's son,
is a I'Uiiir. Klne says that he has
some kind of a rublier affair with
band stretched tiehtly alt over the
Hy the look of the photoeraph for
warded to Portland one wouid Imagine
that they had a bitrd time puttlne the
burnt cork over l armer'a bald dome.
Howard aealn showed how foxy he
waa bv mailing- the card to Klne. for
In Jack he could not have found
better presa aeent. Jack really cave
Sam the Idea, for the Oahkoah pro
moter olid not believe that a sultabia
mask rould bo made up.
Ilefeat of Farmer Foreseen.
Then, acaln. Sammy I liable to hav
bla plans spill about tho first time that
f armer eels a match In ran rranrlsco
t.nrkine around thosa part about thia
lime I one Hob McAllister, one of the
cleverest Heht-hravywelKhla that ever
drew on a Klove.
If Farmer et a match It will un
doubtedly be with Itobert, and the Sa
Francle--an may spread that rubber
mask all oxer hi fnc before four
round are over.
Howard letter lo Kine Is really
very decelvlne. especially when th In-
cloeure of the "masked marvel'" pho
toeraph waa made. Sam declare mat
Farmer left for Wisconsin on the same
day. but a blind man could not fall
lo ee Ih likeness of Frank Farmer
in the pbotoerarh.
(Ma lo February.
O feeilae month tlat rt!e t'ta drouth
t if Wtnteca rn-e aatie
Xa h.a onr. ea.ia Ihe bun-h aalnaa aouth
Ar.4 pnp-t4 bu. no loncer mope;
Ua.a tn.ra ia aotti.thlr more lliaa Junk
Te fl'l tre ar snic ape...
And all tbte anaa-anrraathl bunk
Ne lencer slar.e ene Irt lha face.
0 bl leasue month of rare repute.
II. r. bav at you both a't and fore;
a one on. jam la Ihe bueh recruit
and aksl a.or.c utito llao acore.
A rial matter l( the aama oUI f:tiff
trlpa back acsin the aane o:d a-near.
1 om on an-l tlouae this Wlnl.r stuff
And .alaf.t the atm-epbrre.
hav forcoltrn the exact fut
ure of the Mathe won-Erown
debate, but w recall that of all their
mretine Hrown waa ahead. Not tliat
It rota nle. a ereat aa he was. had any
thine on Matty a a server of elusive
stuff, but when the tliree-f Ineereal star
waa dome mo.t of bla pltchine. from
le to 1I"). h happene-d to be work
ine In conlunctlon with such people a
Chance. Kver. Tinker. aMelnfeldt.
Schulte. Maele, Hofman. ziheckard and
Prow nle I at least three year older
than Matty, and laat season while the
iant premier wa saeelne badly the
old rub waa wlnnlne per cent of hi
came. Hut 1Mb happened to be Mat
ty" one off year.
laacbtoa aad Malllaca.
The new that Hauehton had siened
Maitinc to a flv-ear contract la
rarity dipeste.1 bv those who recall an
Iprljent last Sprlne.
When Hauehton took charee of tho
Harvard baseball team h went to tha
Brave manacrr for advice reeardlne
certain details. IStalltncs cave so much
help and mad such an Impression
upon Hauehton that the Harvard coach
probably for tha first time began to
think of ownlna; the Braves-
Thera I practically no chance for
any friction between tha two. Haueh
ton hot only has a deep respect for
Stalling' ability, but no one knows
better than the Harvard roach tha
value of a one-man rule.
Mack aad Baker.
If Frank Baker expect Connie Mack
to yield finally and clve up 110.000 of
the purrha price tha Trappe lueer
wlil be forced to dally outside the lord
for many a crimson moon.
Mark blame) a large part of his 191$
care-In on Baker, and so feel accord
Inely. Ho had no Idea of wrecking,
hi machine when be let Collin go.
but expected ti:i to have a fine Infield
with Mclnnl. Lajolo. Hrrv and Baker.
When Baker refused to fulfill hi con
tract and thereby broke up the InfleM
Mack decided to have a bousecleaolne
JLy CtmntAnt flic
and so let Barry go. But If Baker had
reported Barry would still be a mem
bar of the Athletic lineup. So John
Franklin's chance of collecting any kale
from Connie Is as good a If he had re
lueatrd the gift of 110,000 from Will
lam J. Bryan.
a a a
"J Bat Once More."
Sir: -rjotch.- says a sporting; writer,
"w ill not be foolish enough at to re
enter the arena against aStecher at 23.
Bad logic No matter how old they
get. there Is always the Idea they are
eood enough for one more victory. No
champion believes he ran be beaten
until It Is too late. Jeffries had been
out of commission seven years. Ha
wa In no shape to fight. But he
thought he still had that "one last
batUe under hi belt. Uotch will fall
for the same line of reasoning. Be
ing human, lie can't help lt
"Retlrlng unbeaten' aeems to be an
Impossible Job. They all maka threats
In this direction, only to be lured out
once too often.
Rave te a newt.
If Wlltard ahould finally promise
To fiahl for a million or so.
I don i think that you will discover
Ma breakmc a right lee to co:
Hut saa me a ticket for Summer
When Joe Tinker's Cub hit tb town.
For I gotta be there If It coat m my hair
When Matty meet Tbree-flncer Brawn.
If Ktechar and notch ever wraaale,
A part of a llt:e-f ringed reel,
I micht drop around al I mtrhta't.
lependinc on how I might teel;
I wouldn't surrender a nniar
To aee either araDDler out down.
But I'll civ my right band for a saat la
rVhen Matty meat Mordecal Brown.
"Awake, Columbia, and prepare, ad
vise the Colonel. What the IdeaT
Ioen't he know that Columbia won
every game on her football schedule
There la no loneer any doubt about
It. Time move along. Two yeara ago
Kd Konetchy wa rated aa the main
star, or one of them. In the first base
corral. Hut h haa been on the market
for a month now and no one haa started
"President hopes to arouse the ""Vest-
The simplest way Is to name eleven
Kaslern football players for an an-
Amcrlcan team. It never falls.
McGraw's trip to Cuba will Taring no
loud cheering from the Antipodean
raddle. Mac's golfing Idea ia to wal
lop the ball and then pursue It at full
speed for another blow. what does
he play around In" A boa I 37 mm
utes for the II holes.
The Giant leader should try out golf
some day at Van Cortlandt Tare. N. T
or Jackson Park. Chicago, the two
leading- nubile course. It would be
nterestlng to see how many dead ana
wounded and mangled he would leave
In h!s wake.
The ble leagues have brought about
peace: now II there wa only some one
who rould make Wlllard stick to the
T 10 BE REFEREE
YKTF.KAX 11 COMPROMISE BY ROSE
CITY (LIB HEDI.IKn".
Manager Merrill Plana to rat
-Masked Marvel Lightweight
Hoxrr at haaoker Soon.
Jack Grant will referee the three
main bouts at tho ltose City Athletic
Club next Tuesday night. Jimmy fox
and Hilly Mancott, who meet in the
main event, squabbled at length yes
terday over Just who would omciiite.
Maacott wanted Jack Helalcr and Fox
wanted Jlmmio lllchanlson. For un
known reasons Fox objected to Helnler
and M ascot t would not agree to lilch
ardaon. as he I an old friend of Fox.
Manager Fred T. Merrill said that he
d succeeded in getting Grant to act.
and this settled the question.
Grant ha the reputation of belnn
one of the best referees In the country.
A bout between Jack Allen and "Kid"
(rant at 13S pound ha been stibsti-
uted for the Hodle-Bronson affair.
Manager Merrill, of the Rose City
Athletic Club, says that he is going
Introduce a 116-pound masked mir
I at one of the smoker staged by
ho club In the near future. Merrill
says that hia "dark horse" has boxed
Hilly Weeks, the Canadian middle
weight champion, may take on Karl
Miebus at the Hose City Athletic Club
soon. Week ha written tno local or-
Kanlx.ttion for a date.
Latest Victims of Wr Are
Devotees of Chess.
Pleeea ot Made la America aad
terra Are I aahle Meet Aay
Ilemaada far t hcaamea.
do you think of America?
can't play chess until the
French and Germans get through
So write the manager of the Her-
mlston Drug Company.
Innulrv prove that the talement or
he dtue company I quite correct and
he "peeve" Implied In the last word
There ha not been a shipment oi
hrssmen to the local market lor many
months and there I no possibility at
east Immediate of relief, feo If you
are rheasmen that you are thinking
f discarding In contemplation of the
urchas" of new one, put the Old ones
nder lock and key. for they are al-
eady quite valuable.
Inquiry ha brought to Iigiil tne taci
hat all the chessmen are maae in
Ither France or Germany. Their man-
facture seems to have so far been
nthouclit of In thl country.
The chessmen are made or a ngnt.
ard wood, similar to tne oiruseye
maple that i found In mi country.
usl why the manufacture ot cness-
men haa not oeen aiiipiii w -main
It I the statement of J. K. (till &
Co. that at least 10 persons seeking to
buy cheesmen dally are turned away.
he same company receiver last. u-
cembcr a hlpmcnt two doxen set
II that could be furnished ry me xor-
Ign company from an oraer or live
ross. And thai snipmeni waa urorrai
early In 111.
Local dealers nave communicatee
with all the Importers in mis country,
bnt their aearch for chessmen remains
Portland firms declare that they wtll
pay most any price for the chessmen,
as they are confident of their ability
to dispose of them, and at a profit.
MKYEKS SIGXS WITH DODGERS
Brook) In Nationals Take Nexe York
Indian Catcher at IIIrIi Salary.
NEW YORK. Feb. 10. The Brooklyn
National League baseball team today
signed Catcher "Chief Meyers, for
merly of the New York Giant.
Meyers' contract with the New Tork
club has another year to run at a
salary said to be between $6000 and
Wlllard Buy. Home in Chicago.
CHICAGO. Feb. 10 Jess Wlllard.
heavyweight champion, has become a
full-fledged resident of Chicago. It was
announced today that Wlllard has pur
chased a home In Rogers Park, a
suburb. The price of the property was
e-lven aa 112.000.
OLD PALS REUNITED
Five ex-Members of White Sox
in Western League.
WHITE IS LATEST RECRUIT
Art Korts, ex-Beaver, Slips Back
to Class A, Fielder Jones Send
ing; Thlrd-Sacker to Southern
Lc affile Angels Buy Player.
Quite a reunion of baseball talent
will be witnessed In the Western
League this coming: season.
As a result of the signing- of Doc
White by Denver, five former mem
bers of the Chicago White Sox will be
seen :n that circuit iour ol iucih
members of the team which won th
world championship for Chicago in th
memorable series of 1306. They are
White. Frank Isbell. Leo Tannehlll,
Ducky Holmes and Kddie Hahn.
White, Isbell. Hahn and Tannehlll
all anneared In that series: White on
the mound. Isbell at second base. Tan
nehlll at short and Hahn in the out
field. Tbcy caused one of the mos
pronounced sensations in the history
nd lora of baseball Dy Dealing in
well-known whey out of the Cubs. In
way. it was a makeshift comoina
tlon. one of the regular Infielders hav
lnr broken his leg in the regular sea
son. This made it necessary to shift
Tannehlll to short and place the then
unknown Hohe at third, but the ar
rangement worked all right, as the
Isbell is now president ana pari
owner of the Des Moines club, Hahn
and Tannehlll last season adorned posi
tlons on that team. Ducky Holmes Is
manager of the Lincoln team and
White is to pilot the Denver club the
comine season. All will agree that
thia I some reunion. Holmes, wniie
not fortunate enough to be with the
Sox during the year of their great
achievement, wore the Immaculate hose
for two seasons.
Art Korea, former Beaver, will play
In the Southern League, a Class A or
ganization, next year. Fielder Jones.
of the St. Louis Brown Sox, hna sold
him to Nashville. According to Walter
McC'redle. Korea was one of the few
"suckers" who Jumped to the Federals
Mack signed him for the New York
Giant, when they drafted him, for
something like l-'tSOO. and that was
more than hin St. Louis Federal con
tract called for, says the Portland man
ager. Korea was offered to him Dy rr
Louis, but McCredie turned him down.
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Los Angeles is flcurinjr on Rapps. of.
Topeka, for the third base Job, says
Harry W illiams, of the Times. Kappa
hit only .2".3 last year, but this was
"3 points more than Butler.
Labor troubles caused a halt the
other day in tho construction work on
the new ernon ball srrounds. Rhino
litt, Decanniere and Speed McDonnell
were employed by Kddie Maier to dig-
well to supply water for sprinkling
purposes, and when they struck water
they were ordered to cease their labors,
Hitt, however, urged his gang to keep
at work in the hopes of striking
stratum of pale beer or bock at a
ower level. McDonnell refused to con
tinue and Hitt and Decanniere walked
Aside from this, the work has been
progressing smoothly. The original
Venice plant cost Malcr 130,000, and
moving and additions will cost him
another 1:5.000, so it cannot be said
that Mr. Maier will realize much profit
on his plant Investment, at least.
SOVTHKRX CALIFORM V TO PLAY
A(;(.1KS AT LOS A.N'GKLF.S.
Coach Stewart Hear a Syracuae Haa Ar
ranged Match and Will ot
Make Tour of West.
CORVALLIS. Or., Feb. 10. (Special.)
Final arrangements for a football
game between the Oregon Agricultural
ollege and the L'nlvernlty of Southern
California to take place next Thanks
giving day at Loa Angeles were com
pleted last night. Word has been re
ceived by Coach Stewart that the .yra-
uxe I'niversity has scheduled a panic
with Pittsburg for that alay and it
would be Impossible to tnake other
plans to accommodate the Oregon tea-in
t Syracuse next Fall.
Negotiations are under way to have
he uregon Alleles make the trip to
aet I.ansln'r. Mich., to play the Michi
gan Aggies in ootoDer. I ne faculty at
he Michigan Agricultural College put
ban on the football team making a
trip Wct. so this aiispnses of the pro
posed matches with the Washington
State College and Ihe Oregon Aggies.
It may be that Nebraska will come
West and meet the local eleven next
Fall on Multnomah Field In Portland.
Should this transpire Coach Stewart
will be leading a team against his
former ntudents. the Oregon Aggies.
When the 191o' baseball season' has been
completed Coach Stewart plans to mi
grate to Nebraska to become head of
the athletic department of the Middle
MHO AT EUGENE
TRACK STAR MAY nE-EXTEll I'M
VTBRMTY AD COMPETE.
Hayward's Stock Takra Leap I petard
Whea Woaderful Hardier and
Jure per Appears on Campus.
UNIVERSITY OF ORKGON. Kugene.
Feb. 10. (Special.) "Bill" Hayward,
track coach, at a meeting of 54 track
candidates yestorday afternoon struck
"Moose" Mulrhead off hia list of the
likely men who would Join his track
This afternoon "Moose" Muirhead, of
Portland, a freshman in the university
last year. ex-Cplumbia University star,
surprised "Bill" by making; his ap
pearance at the (gymnasium.
"Moose" last year was one of the
highest point winners Hayward had In
his squad, and. commencing early in
the season with an apparently small
quantity of material on hand, the
year's work ended without calamity,
and Oregon's track record only two
defeats since 1904 waa saved.
This afternoon more than 20 of the
track men who yesterday signed uv
for the events beean their new track
Mulrbead's return was entirely unex
pected and he Is stll in doubt as to
whether he will enroll. If ho enrolls,
the track prospects are materially
strengthened, for Hayward has to rely
largely upon tha upper classmen, many
of whom have not trained in former
Come Upstairs and look at the
clothes I sell for $14.75. That is
all I ask the chance to demon
strate to you that $14.75 in my
upstairs store is as good as $20.00
in a high-rent, ground-floor store.
Why shouldn't it be? I save $10,
000.00 a vear because I'm on the
Third floor my rent is $55.00 a month including lights ground
floor stores pay anywhere from $400.00 to $15,000.00 a month
Who pays the righ rent? You do, Mr. Suit Buyer. Come up
stairs, where I save you the high-rent profit.
313-16-17 Oregonian BIdg.
Elevator to Third Floor.
AGGIES WIN AGAIN
Whitman Quint Beaten, 24
12, in Listless Game.
SIEBERTS STAR OF CONTEST
Orepon Agricultural College Five
Huns Itecord of Victories Up
to Six Straight In Second
Game With Visitors.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE,
Corvallis, Or., Feb. 10. (Special.) The
Oregon Agricultural College basket
ball team won Its sixth straight game
tonight by defeating Whitman here
4 to 1:.
Both teams lacked the snap which
characterized their game last night.
and after the early part of the first
half the contest was slow and unin
teresting. The light Aggie tossers passed
around their heavier opponents at will.
Seiberts was again the high scorer.
shooting five baskets from tha field
and six from the foul line.
Aside from the tossing of Seiberts,
the feature of the Aggie play was the
defensive game of Ray and Mix, oppos
ing Clerin and Dement, who are ratea
the high scorers of the Whitman team.
Young and Clerin excelled for the Mis
THRKE OAC SPORT
O A. IT.
. . Ulackman
BUTTK CLUB INCORI'OUATES
Blewitt to Seek Sixth City if Mct.in-
nity Moves From Tacoma.
BUTTE. Mont.. Feb. 10. The Butte
baseball club was incorporated today,
and its organization will be completed
tomorrow when the directors will elect
Afler these preliminaries nave oeen
completed formal negotiations will be
opened with J. J. McGinnlty, of Tacoma.
looking to place nun in cnare ui .-
Butte team in the Northwestern League.
The club will then also close up an
agreement for an inside park. With
the incorporation of the club it now
seems that all doubt as to Butte's en
trance into baseball this season has
CHAKLF.Y WIIITK TO UFFEHKE
Toss of Coin Decides Third Man for
NEW YORK. Feb. 10. Charley White.
of this city, was today setecle-i io rei
eree the 10-roiind bout between .loss
Wlllard and Frank Moran on March 8.
The choice was made by the toss of a
coin afler the managers of the two
heavyweights had eliminated the names
of all proposed referees except W lute
un.l lack skellv.
" 1 1 ' " - , . rr ...
White was alternate reieree. ior e
Rlckard. the promoter of tne coniesi ii
Ken., when Johnson won me ne.tv.v-
weight title from Jeffries, July 4. 1910.
Trout Indications Fromlsing.
MEDFORD, Or., Feb. 10. (SpeciaL)
a to local snorismen. sieci-
hcad fishing in the Rogue River will
i. ..niiHnHllv -rood in 1S16. The heavy
rains and unusual snows this Winter
have raised the water in nogue iinti
higher than for many years, and fish
wardens declare the run of steelhead
haa already started. Deputy Warden
Lon Applegate. at the Ament dam. re
norfs that from 10 to 15 steelhead go
up the fishway every minute.
Baseball, Football, Boxing,
Personal Touches in Sport
BEING overstocked with catchers, the
New Tork Giants yesterday eltm-
nated one member of that department
of the club when Clarence Wanamaker,
the young backstop from Dartmouth
College, was released to Rochester, of
the International League. Wanamaker
came to the Giants last Summer and
earned the inside of the game sitting
alongside of John McGraw on the
beuch. but McGraw juagea mm ura in
experienced for regular work. He will
have a chance to learn at Rochester,
while he would probably grow stale
sitting on National League benches.
a - -
William F. ("Willie") Hoppe is still
the 18.1 and 18.2 balK line Diinaro
champion of the world. He is still a
young fellow and will likely meet no
master for many years to come.
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Pitchers and catchers of the Pitts
burg National League team will train
at Dawson Springs, K.J.. mis year, ac
cording to an announcement from
Pittsburg. They will report there next
month. Jimmy Callahan, who nearly
came to Los Angeles this season but
finally became manager of the Pitts
burgers, has not decided yet where the
rest of the team will train.
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John ("Red") Murray, released by
the Giants the latter part of last sea
son and signed by the Chicago Cubs,
declares that he will not go to Kansas
City in the American Association, to
which club ho was sold a few days aso.
Murray says that as a result of ten
years' active service in the National
League he is entitled to au absolute
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The Milwaukee American Associa
tion baseball team will train at Pine
Bluff, Ark., according to an announce
ment by A. F. Timme the owner,
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Mlque Finn, formerly scout for tho
'Detroit Tigers, underwent an opera
tion at a Little Rock, Ark., hospital
recently, and is said to be in a crit
ical condition. Finn recently signed to
manage the Beaumont team in the
Texas League during the coming sea
son. a a a
A report from Chicago, which said
that a syndicate headed by John V.
Burns, of Chicago, would purchase the
Cleveland club. of the American
League, has been denied by Burns.
The French-bred two-year-old filly.
Bright Kyes. by Ethelbert-Quest Belle,
for which August Belmont paid $800 at
a recent sale, is dead of pneumonia,
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Forty-eight English-bred racehorses,
the property of the late Herman B.
Duryea and other American turfmen,
are aboard the Atlantic Transport liner
Minnehaha due to arrive in New York
. . a
William H. ("Lone Star") Diet-:, the
Washington State College mentor, is
still getting much publicity in Eastern
newspapers over his team's victory over
Brown University at Tasadcna New
. a .
It does peem odd to hear of talk of
matching Jack Dillon, the light heavy
weight, with Jess Willard, and then
pick up a paper saying that Mike
Gibbons, the middleweight champion,
may taken on Dillon.
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Only 43 bookmakers are working at
tho New Orleans racetrack. More than
70 started there, but initio went broke,
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When Percy Haughton, new owner
of the Braves, gave away his wrist
watch he again demonstrated that col
legiate methods won't do in baseball.
MINNEAPOLIS. Feb. 10. Play in the
eighth annual tournament of the In
ternational Bowling Association began
here tonight, following addresses of
welcome by ' city officials. Fourteen
five-man teams participated in the
opening event. It waa announced to
night that JS044 will bo distributed in
"Ladies' Pay" for Club.
It was "ladies' day" at the meeting
yesterday of the Progressive Business
Men's Club. Several new members add
ed their names to the roll. Dr. Luther
R. Dyott asked the club to support the
coming Laymen's missionary movement
in all possible ways and Miss Grace Do
The nmrt valuable remaining product of
Strndivarius. the famou seventeenth cell
turv violin maker. Is part of the Have
never collect ion of New York, and is
known as the "Earl ytrad," because tlia
nuclei- dedicated It to the Karl of. North
iml.erlund in return for financial favor-.
BILLY MA SCOTT
I Pride of Portland
l.eo Crons xa. Valley Tranihltus
Jot-key Bennett vs. Abe Gordon
Two Big Preliminary Bouts
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Tickets on sale Rich's. Sixth and Wash
ington. All cars transfer to doors
East First and Morrison streetsJ
Champions of the
would read well for our hockey
team. You would look well in one
of our Suits to your tJOC fife
order for J)O.UU
They can't be beat at the price
Huffman & Grant
S. W. Corner Broadway and Alder
Now is the time for the big fel
lows, and we are ready with just
the kind of good tackle.1
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