Morning Oregonian. (Portland, Or.) 1861-1937, March 29, 1916, Page 12, Image 12

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New Hurler "Lets Out" for
First Time and Pleases
McCredie With Hooks.
Giant Pirst Saeker Slnms Out
Triple in Pinch and Fields
Sensationally Manager Is
Knthusiastic at Outlook.
ramento, Cal., March 28. especial.)
Allen Sothoron let out his pitching
"wing- today for the first time since
joirring the Beavers and Manager Mc
Credie is now convinced that his pitch
ing corps Is stronger than he "doped"
it a. few days ago.
"He showed me a dandy hook ball,"
declared Mac, enthusiastically. "I be
lieve Sothoron is due to surprise some
of us. His arm appears to be rounding-
into good shape and he may be
ready for work during the San Frati
fisco series. Sothoron has had two or
three years of seasoning and if he is
ever to amount to anything as a
twirler this should be his good year.
'"I am better satisfied with my
pitching staff today than at any time
since we came into Spring camp."
Sothoron XJuilt (or Work.
Sothoron is a chunky fellow, stand
ing about 5 feet 10hi or 11 and weigh
ing 176 pounds. Judging from exter
nal appearances he can assimilate a
lot of hard work. Sothoron came to
Portland from the St. Louis Americans.
He twirled for Wichita in the Western
League last year, although the prop
erty of the St. Louis Browns at the
A game had been scheduled for to
day between the Beavers and an All
Star Winter league aggregation, but
for some reason or other the semi
professionals failed to show. To pacify
the 18 persons in the grandstand.
Manager Mack divided his squad into
parts and a seven-inning game was
played, the infield regulars drubbing
the outfield regulars 8 to 6.
Jimmy Clark twirled with the Fisher
crew and held a comfortable lead over
Lyle Bigbee. the Oregon twirler, until
the final inning, when the infielders
put four runs across and salted the
Louis Guisto was again the big
noise in the fireworks. Clark deliber
ately walked Johnny Lush to get at
him to see if he had the stuff in a
pinch and Guisto whaled a three
bagger into deep center field that
would have cleared the' palisades in
the Portland park.
OvlHto Mnkm Great Play.
Guisto also starred in his fielding
play, pulling off a wonderful one
handed stab of a liner by Gus Fisher.
Wilie, Lush, Nixon, Higginbotham
and Carson Bigbee delivered timely
L-j'le Bigbee exhibited a lot of "stuff"
on the ball but at times seemed rather
puzzled as to whether the home plate
was registered at the Land Hotel or
at the Travelers.
Tdeal weather was on tap again for
both morning and afternoon workouts
and the Beavers made the best of it.
Besides the abbreviated game, there
was a plethora of infield and outfield
practice, the usual snappy signal drill,
some sliding work and a few minutes
of batting and bunting drill.
Although Sacramento has proved
somewhat of a joke from the view
point of the man who counts the re
ceipts of the various practice games,
the weather conditions have been
ideal. Just enough snappy weather
has been encountered to give the boys
the proper "toning."
Squad to Be Divided.
Walter McCredie has not yet decided
on the personnel of his split squad
for the Stockton and Colored Giant
games Sunday. However, Mack and
faptain Vaughn will both accompany
the Stockton crew. Gus Fisher likely
will remain in Sacramento to pilot the
rest of the squad to San Francisco.
Both sections will pull into San Fran,
cisco around 10 o'clock Sunday night
anr) on Monday the bpys will be taken
to Recreation Park on Valencia street
for acclimation. The plug will be
pulled on the Coast ball for the year the
following afternoon.
F. J. Mannix. a San Francisco news
paperman, was a visitor here today
:ind it is his opinion that Bill Steen
will be chosen to pitch the opener
against Portland. Wynn Noyes likely
win do the honors for the Mackmen
from present indications. Mack says
he will not determine definitely until
he has seen his gunners work against
ihe negroes.
A huge pageant through the down
town streets will precede the opener
at Ran Francisco.
Cliance and Patterson Putting Fin
ishing Touches to Teams.
LOS AXGKLKS, Cal.. March 23. (Spe
cial.) The Los Angeles team, headed
by Manager Chance, arrived this after
noon from Lake Klsinore. where Spring
training has been indulged in for the
past three weeks. The men were all in
great condition. For two hours this
morning before leaving the players hit
the ball around the lot, ran bases and
indulged in general horseplay as a final
windup. On arrival here all went to
their homes or hotels and will report
at Washington Park tomorrow at 10
o'clock for the windup.
Manager Patterson led his Vernon
n'hletes through a fast workout in the
final week of the training season. The
players are in good condition and, with
another week to go, Patterson asserts
that they'll he in perfect shape.
Frank Gay Plays Surprisingly Well
at Third-Base Job.
SAN JOSE. Cal.. March 28. (Special.)
The Seals put across a 5-to-2 win on
the attendants' team of Agnew Asylum
today, but it was nowhere nearly as
impressive to those who watched the
proceedings from the bench. Portions
of the Agnew team were affected by
a case of stage fright, and the result
was to give the Coasters some easy
Koehn. the Agnew twirler. was beg
garly with the hits, holding the Seals
to a half dozen smashes. And it would
have been five save that the right
fielder misjudged a drive from Sammy
Bohne's bat and allowed it to go for
two bases.
Frank Gay, unexpectedly thrown into
the third-base job by reason of illness
in the family of Bobby Jones, gave a
surprisingly good account of himself.
Pirates Get Xcw Business Manager.
PITTSBURG, March 28. Announce
ment was made here that Peter F.
Ke'.ley, formerly secretary of th
ie Bos- (
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ton National League club, has
appointed business manager of the
Pittsburg Pirates,
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Seattle Wrestler Expects to
Toss O'Connell Quickly.
Puget Sound Star Declares Out
come of Match April 1 With
Multnomah Club Instructor
Will Not Be "Fluke."
Reports from the Seattle Athletic
Club have it that Frank Vance Is in
fine shape for his wrestling match
with Eddie O'Connell, which will be
held at the R.ose City Athletic Club
April 7. Vance has been unfortunate
in hurting the men with whom he has
been wrestling while preparing- him
self for the coming contest.
He broke a rib of one man who
weighed 210 pounds, using the body
scissors, one of the holds which he
applies effectively. He broke another
partner's ankle with a toe hold. Vance
says he has worked out a new toe
hold which is original with him. He
says that he has never seen a man
that uses this hold the way he does.
The physical director of the Seattle
club avers that he can fasten his new
toe hold on anyone, and that when he
once fastens it on a man there is no
way for the opponent to get away from
it witnout giving up or DreaKing nis
leg. Vance emphatically declares that
he expects to fasten this liold on Eddie
O'Connell and adds, in a letter just re
ceived here by the management of the
Rose City Athletic. Club, that it won't
be any "fluke" when he forces O'Con
nell to quit with it.
It seems that in their impromptu
match at the Spokane Amateur Athletic
Club four years ago, Vance was
besting O'Connell with a toe hold, when
friends forced them to quit. O'Connell
has always contended that the hold
was a fluke.
Vance posted his $50 forfeit for
weight and appearance yesterday.
Vance has not wrestled any profes
sional matches under his own name
and when he crawls on the 'mat with
O'Connell. April 7, it will mark the
first appearance professionally of one
of the greatest amateur wrestlers who
ever pulled on a pair of tights.
He wrestled four professional
matches under an assumed name four
or five years ago. . One came off at
Astoria against Dodan Singh. the
Hindu, which Vance won in two straight
falls. He then wrestled Barney Bow,
a light heavyweight, at Kent, Wash.,
and defeated him twice in six minutes.
The third match Vance refuses to
divulge, for he says it would startle
some of the fans of the Northwest if
he did. His last professional start was
made against Harry Krager.' who
weighed 190 pounds. He beat him.
Chicagoans Win Three of Four Titles
at American Congress Play.
TOLEDO. O., March 28 The Ameri
can Bowling Congress tournament
ended here tonight when the last shots
In the individual event were rolled
shortly before 7 o'clock without dis
placing the former leaders. Three of
the four championships were won by
Chicago, which has a chance to make
a clean sweep if Frank Shaw, of that
city, can outroll Ben Huesman, of Cin
cinnati, and Sam Schliman, of Toronto,
tomorrow night.
"Sykes" Thoma and "Hank"'''lfarino
won the doubles with the mark of 1279
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Albert Klawiuer Dutch P R R Oakland Oakland M 1!7 n Jlt.j 6.00 .J42 .its')
Samuol Beer titeara P R R Oakland Areata M 'JO 7 "2 ".. ! .102 .11110
'linton Prouith Bill P R R 1 ak:anrt Oakland M -7 8 17, . 3 -ii):i .ifi
Raymond C. Boyd. . . Kid P R R Oakland Hortonvllle. Ind. M 20 11 160 5. 8 .S08 .110(1
Albert White Al P R R Calgary CalRarv S 19 3 75 6. 1 .222 .UilO
Elwood Martin Speed P R R Pleasanton Oakland S 20 :t 10 5.11
.toe Chabeck Joe P R R. Berk-ley-Harrisburg Cleveland M 27 8 175 r. 9 .160 .!7
T- Vernon Manser. . . Chubby P R R SprinBfield, O. Newark, N. J. M 28 7 3 Ho . 1 .177 .K75
Kd Klein Babe P L L Sioux City San Francisco S 23 4 170 5.11
Frank Elliott Soldier R R .Oakland Wilkefbarre. Pa. S 1 22 3 105 5.11
Charley Pruiett Ehotputter P R R Oakland Osgood, Ind. S 30 10 180 H. 8 .121 .018
David Griffith Dave O R R Wichita Wichita. Kan. M 2 0 365 fi. fl .2 . !72
William Kenworthy. Kopeck 2B R R . Kansas City Cambridge, O. S 28 1) 170 5. G .2!i! .91,3
Robert Davis Bobby S S R R Portland Auburn, N. Y. S 2:i 4 0 5. I) .245 .H50
William Barbeau Rabbit 3B R R Milwaukee St. Francis. Wis. M 31 12 14S 5. 4 -2!2 .Hrt2
Joseph Berg I'abut S S , R R Milwaukee Chicago M 30 8 IKS 5.10 .251 .18
Wiiliam Zimmerman Zlm OF R R Berkele v-Rochester Newark. Nr. J. M 27 8 170 5. 8 .285 .Onti
I.utlwr Gardner Rube OF 1 L L Oakland Phreveport. La. M SO 11 170 6.00 .324 . 958
Newton Randall. .. . Newt OF L R Milwaukee Duluth Minn. M 12 165 5. 94 .278 .947
Roxy Mlddleton Roxy O F L R Oakland Flat Rock. III. M 27 7 155 6. .278 .057
Walter Kuhn Red C R R Oakland Clovls S 28 B 143 B. 7 .2.iB .982
Francis Hosp Hopple I F R R Oakland T.osAneeles M 30 0 172 5.10 .2:!3 .928
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rolled two weeks ago. Mattie Faetz
and Charley Hildebrandt, both of Chi
cago, secured second place in a tie with
Ed Harkenrider and Doehrman, of Fort
Thoma won the iall-events with 1919.
a comparatively low score, considering
the other 15 meets. Otto Kallusch. of
Rochester, ran second.
The three individual leaders will ap
pear here tomorrow night and roll
three games for the National title, the
winner of the contest taking the medal,
emblematic of the honor, along with
first money, while the two losers will
divide second and third money.
Former Brooklyn Fed Traded for
Purtell, Cather and Moran.
LOS ANGELES. Cal.. March 28. Art
Griggs, last year with the Brooklyn
Federals, was secured to the Vernon
Pacific Coast League team today for
second base by a trade made with Mon
treal by Edward Maier, owner of the
Vernon team. Maier announced he had
traded "Billy" Purtell, an inflelder, and
Ted Cather and Howard Morark, out
fielders, for Griggs, who is playing with
Vernon now.
Griggs signed with Vernon earlier in
the season, but Montreal's claim to him
was recently upheld.
Superintendent of Public Parks and
Buildings, N. Y. No. 15.
WE have an 18-hole public golf
course already and, from the
looks of things, we may have to ar
range for a nine-hole course, too. The
cost of operating the 18-hole affair ror
the 1915 season was but $1012.27, most
ly for the employment of a grounds
keeper. No fee Is charged for the use of the
links, but to secure one of the lockers
in the spacious clubhouse erected on
the grounds near the first tee a charge
of $5 a year is made. The 'ordinary
player who goes around the course
walks about 3'4 miles for the 18 holes
of play.
As to the number of players we have
accommodated during the 1915 season
up to January 1, 1916, 4500 had per
mits to use the links. In most cases
they were persons from all walks of
life who were not able to belong to an
exclusive golf or country club. The
game is becoming more popular every
day. and we expect to have more than
7 000 players around the links from now
until the end of the year.
Grammar School Team Trains.
RIDGEFIELD, Wash.. March 28.
(Special.) The Ridgefield Grammar
School will have a. track and field team
this year and will contest for athletic
honors against various grammar
school track squads of this county. In
the sprints Ridgef ield will have David
Royle, Clifford Shobert and Bud Pope
joy: distance. Herman Lengel, Guy
Burns, Freddie Murray and Wesley
Kern; weights, Freddie Murray, Her
man Lengel and David Royle; jumps,
David Royle, Clifford Shobert, Wesley
Kern and Guy Burns; hurdles. Clifford
Shobert, Herman Lengel, Guy Burns
and Wesley Kern.
Municipal Golf Links
Result of Spectacular Game
Makes Count Even in
World's Series. '
Portland Men Wobble at End of
Second Period, but Come
Back With Rnsh and
Submerge Canadiens.
MONTREAL. Que.. March 28. (Spe-cial.)-r-The
Portland hockey team to
night defeated the Montreal Canadiens,
6 to 5.
Sensational playing by Captain Oat
man and Smoky Harris in the last
period of the game turned the tide of
a bitterly-fought contest and made the
count in the world's series contests two
games each, with the final and deciding
game yet to be played.
The Uncle Sams started tonight's
game with but little hope of victory.
The Canadiens with 15 men in uniform
were ready for any emergency, but the
Uncle Sams made up in dash what they
lacked in numbers.
Portland Jumps Into Lead. ,
The puck had hardly been faced in
the opening period before Smoky Harris
of the Uncle Sams shot it past Vezina
into the Montreal net, scoring the first
point for Portland just 20 seconds after
play started. From then until the end
of the first period the teams battled on
even terms", but Portland jumped into
an apparently safe lead early in the
third period, when, from some fine
skating and. one pretty mixup in front
of the net, Uksila and Harris scored
Here the Canadiens made their great
dash, and in quick succession Profgers,
LaLonde, Pietre and Arbour uetted the
puck past Murray, giving Montreal a
lead of 4-3 at the end of the second
In the final period Harris lost little
time in eluding the Montreal defense
and shooting pact Vezina for the equal
izer. Captain Oatman, of Portland, fol
lowed suit, twice in rapid succession,
giving Portland a lead of 6-4. Just
before the final bell LaLonde, of Mon
treal, made the Canadiens' fifth goal.
Western Rales Prevail.
Tonight's game was played under
Western rules, permitting seven men on
the ice at once and checking the tactics
of the Montreal players which, in the
preceding game, had cost Portland a
victory. The method of penalizing by
ejecting a player and not permitting a
substitute prevented Montreal from
sending in inferior players at the start
to rough things, although the Canadiens
had plenty of men on the side lines for
such a contingency.
Whether the final game.-hich will
decide the. possession of the Stanley
challenge cup, will be played under
Eastern or Western rules will be deter
mined by the toss of a coin. The exact
iate of the contest is also to be de
cided, but it will probably be Thursday
Attendance I Light.
The match was witnessed bv a dis
appointingly small attendance, it being
not any larger than on the night of the
rirst game, when the gate receipts
amounted to about $3000. This may
have been accounted for through the
threats of Ernie Johnson that he would
not play, and the conclusion drawn
that, without him on the team, it would
be an easy victory for the locals. A
victory to Portland meant another
chance in defense of the Stanley cup,
while a victory to the Canadiens meant
the championship and possession of the
trophy. Knowing this the players be
came almost desperate in their efforts
to score, and each gave his team all
that he could towards victory.
Now that the de.bris is cleared away.
Now that the fragments are brushed aside.
Now that the Willard-Moran affair
Is off the board for a finished ride:
What are we Koins to do, old Kick.
With our futuro lives through a fadingr
We whiave only a wife or a home
Or children or Jobs that may help kill timet
You mean to say it is over nowT
That we'll read no further from Willard's
pen ?
That we'll hear no longer from Camp Moran
Or the Knock-out patter that filled his den?
That the nineteen columns per day which
And thrilled our lives are forever done?
Acn fcfftt zu himmel Carramba boy
o lerT:h i
in the arsenic vat and a gun. -
Cleared for Balldom.
IF there hasn't been one thing blaz
ing away at baseball there has al
ways been another of even greater
This Spring, just as the situation
was apparently cleared up and ren
dered ship-shape, just as renewed in
terest was on the point of bounding
forward, the giant forms of J. Willard
and F. Moran were tossed in between
the sporting public and the game.
Public interest in the Willard-Moran
affair, coupled with the overwhelming
display of space given the fight by the
press, has held the baseball frenzy well
in check. But" perhaps it is just as
well. Renewed interest is certainly
at hand, and there are still over two
preliminary weeks to readjust the dope
and discover about where things stand.
In the Melee.
In the way of a frost-bitten late
March prophecy it can be stated now
without fear of successful rebuttal that
1916 will offer more pqnnant possibili
ties for the two major leagues than
any other year since Hans Wagner and
Nap Lajoie slid from their cradles.
In the American T League you' can
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only count two clubs beyond a 1916
pennant hope Cleveland and Phila
delphia. In the National League you can't
pick out even one club and prove that
it is outclassed.
No one believes with any frenzied
sincerity that St. Louis, Pittsburg or
Cincinnati is going to win a pennant
but even if they do not, any one or
the three is liable to finish close up.
Of the 16 major league clubs you can
list 12 six in each league as possess
ing sufficient class to have more than
a bleak outside chance.
Not Quite.
Mr. Welsh, lightweight champion.
has been collecting easy shekels for
nearly two years now.
Within the next few days he is to
get J12.500 for a 10-round party. But
while the purse is fat enough, it will
not be what you might term easy pick
ing. For while Benny Leonard may not
be quite ready to gather in the light
weight mantle, he isn't very far away.
Leonard can hit hard enough to take
the title away from Welsh, but catch
ing Freddie in 10 rounds is another
One Spar,
Slagle was the first to go. Then
Artie Hofman an then James Tilden
Now. Frank Schulte is wavering
above the abyss. Possibly there have
been four greater outfielders in one
ball club. And possibly there haven't
Anyway, we hope Schulte sticks at
least another year.' Not only because
he is quite a fellow, but because for
sentiment's sake we'd lilae to see one
spar left afloat of the old Cub ship.
For the Yank-Giant Series.
Said FVanklln BakerSo Benny Kauff.
"When we meet I'll hammer the cover off";
"I'll show you who is the Home-run Maker."
Said Benny Kauff unto Franklin Baker.
Tris Speaker has discovered some dis
advantages in drawing a salary of
$17,500 a year. For example, it is
hard to cut J8000 off the salary of a
player who is only drawing ?4500 or
How About the Giants f
As signs and early evidence go, the
Giants of 1916 are not going to dally
in their cellar abode for a great many
Spring days. The strength of Mc
Graw's outfield is known. Burns,
Kauff, Rousch, Kelly and Robertson
are sure to provide three stars. They
should provide the best outfield Mc
Graw ever had not barring the Don-
lin-Mertes-Browne combination of 1905
or any of the outfield combinations of
1911-1913 all pennant years.
The infield is at least first-class, if
not spectacular. Rariden and Dooin
are two fine catchers.
With Doyle, Kauff, Burns, Merkle,
Fletcher and others to ret the runs
the club's attack is of flag - winning
The chance for another pennant rests
upon the defense and in particular
what sort of a year Tesreau, Perritt
and Benton have.
Here is another piercing mystery to
be solved how is it that on the day
after a fight 99 prophets out of every
100 -can prove .to you they picked the
Something to iv'alt For.
Batteries For the Giants. Matthew
son and Rariden; for the Cubs, Brown
and Archer.
Already the heavy shadow of Fred
Fulton is dropping athwart the heavy
weight landscape.
Freddie may not be a James J. Cor
bett at footwork and such, but he has
one of the main latter-day qualifica
tions he is about 6 feet 5 and weighs
240. Seize him before he escapes.
Harvard's new football captain is
training for the Fall of 1916 under a
boxing instructor. Here Is a fellow
with the correct idea for prepared
ness. Tex Rickard could make money out
of it managing a tail-end team in the
Three-Eye circuit. He merely happens
to know how.
Oak Manager to Ask Waivers on
lied Kuhn, Veteran Catcher.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28. (Spe
cial.) The Oakland team is all primed
and ready for the opening game of the
season next Tuesday afternoon in Salt
Lake. Manager Harold Elliott, after
watching his charges cavort On the
grass diamond of the home lot across
the bay today, made announcement of
the batting order for the opening game
in Salt Lake as follows:
Jap Barbeau. third base; Roxy Mld
dleton. left field: Willie Zimmerman,
center field; Bill Kenworthy, second
base; Rube Gardner, right field; Mai
Barry, first base; Bobby Davis, short
stop; Rowdy Elliott, catcher; Klawitter
or Beer, pitcher.
Joe Burg will be utility infielder and
Randall the extra man in the outer
Elliott announced tonight that he
will ask waivers on Red Kuhn. the
veteran catcher.
Cancellation of Trip to California
Disarranges AH Plans.
March 28. (Special.) The cancellation
of the baseball trip into California for
the varsity has caused widespread dis
content among the players and aroused
the students at large. The cancella
tion came as the result of the Univer
sity of California and Stanford patch
ing up their several athletic relations.
Manager Tiffany, of Oregon, now is
trying to arrange a conference of the
managers of the University of Wash
ington and Oregon Agricultural Col
lege at Corvallis on Saturday or at
Portland on Monday to make Up a new
Northwest schedule. At the same time
he is trying to schedule games for a
barnstorming trip north to Seattle dur
ing the Spring vacation, the first of
next month, playing Washington at the
end of the trip, rather than on the
dates called for by the Tacific Coast
Conference schedule.
Canadian Champion Heavyweight
Quickly Tosses Costello.
SPOKANE. Wash., March 28. Jack
Taylor, a wrestler, today received an
offer to wrestle Ad Santel in San
Francisco April 18. Taylor has issued
a challenge to wrestle any heavyweight
in the country.
Taylor, who is Canadian heavyweight
wrestling champion, easily defeated
George Costello, of Chicago, Here last
night in straight falls, the first in 15
minutes and the second in three min
utes. Taylor used the body scissors
hold in both falls.
Aggies to Play at Caldwell.
CALDWELL. Idaho. March 28. (Spe
cial.) Manager Baldridge, of the Col
lege of Idaho baseball team, today
scheduled two games with Oregon Ag
ricultural College to be played In Cald
well April 7 and 8. The games will open
the local season and a half holiday will
be declared. Alexander, who will report
to Portland in June, will probably
pitch both games against the Orego
nians. Hurley Signs Two Players.
SEATTLE, Wash., March 28. Mana
ger Hurley, of the Great Falls Northwestern-League
team, has signed Bar
ney Kerns, an infielder who has been
playing independent ball in California,
Pitcher Irwin p, senii-jrofessional
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He'll tell you this because he knows
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He knows and you should know that the
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We don't give you any guesswork. We
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figures. Here they are:
Maxwell World's Non-Stop Record Facts
Miles without a motor stop 22,023
Average miles per day (44 days) 500.6
Miles per gallon of gasoline 21.88
Miles n?r gallon of oil 400
Average miles per tire 9,871
Most Maxwell owners get even better
results than these but we are just giving
the actual figures set when the Maxwell
stock touring car broke the World's
Motor Non-Stop Record.
When you get our Maxwell you can
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ice probably far more economical than
these figures indicate. But to be sure
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If you prefer, make a small deposit
and pay the balance as you use the car.
Touring; Car, $655
Roadster, $635
Prices f. o. b. Detroit.
C. L. BOSS & CO.
of Eastern Washington. Hurley is ar
ranging to establish his Spring train
ing camp at Everett. Wash.
Yokel and Miller Wrestle Draw.
BILLINGS. Mont.. March 28. Walter
Miller, of St. Paul, and Mike Yokel,
of Salt Lake City, wrestled three hours
and three minutes here last night with
out a fall in a match for the world's
middleweight championship. Honors
were even as to aggressiveness and
ability to take punishment. Yokel
weighed in at 158 and Miller at 151.
Weeks Boxes AI Sommers Tonight.
CENTRALIA. Wash., March 28. (Spe
cial.) What is regarded as the most
important bout ever staged in South
west Washington will be given in the
Centralia Armory tomorrow night un
der the auspices of Company M. Sec
ond Regiment, National Guard of Wash
ington, when Billy Weeks, middle
weight champion of the Northwest,
boxes six rounds with Al Sommers, of
Portland. Both boxers arrived here
last night and in the pink of condi
tion. Arch Stoy, of Chehalis, and Aus
tin Coleman, of Raymond, two light-
- i- -,(, nnrt nrelirainary
and members of the militia company
the others!
House Built at Chemawa In 18 5 by
Silas Pugh Destroyed.
CHEMAWA, Or., March 28. (Special.)
The destruction by fire of the Silas
Pugh house removes one of the old
landmarks from this section. It was
built in 1845 and in it were several bits
of historic furniture, among which was
a spinning-wheel and an organ that
had been brought around the Horn.
The house was occupied by the
George Beatty family, heirs of the
The hulider of the old home
died there after about 65 years' resi
dence in it. His wue ionoweu.
shortly, and while sick, their only son,
Lynn Pugh. was shot by a cousin at
the house. Years of litigation followed
the settling up of the estate.
Roseburg Guard Officer Told How to
Proceed If Call Comes.
ROSEBURG. Or., March 28. (Spe
cial.) Preliminary orders which con
tain instructions for preparing the local
company of Coast Artillery for actual
service on the Mexican border in case
their aid is deemed necessary for patrol
work were received by Captain J. A.
Buchanan ' from Adjutant-General
White, of Portland, today.
According to these orders, the com
pany will not leave here, even though
the call for service is Issued, until full
war strength Is recruited. This means.
. . Pa.tain T 11 fl n Tl Tl t h t. the local
company .would have, to be increased
from its present size of 75 men to at
least 120 men. Mr. Buchanan believes
that the additional recruits could be
enlisted in two days.
The average length of a eeneratlon is 33
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