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THE 3IORXIXG OREGONIAX. WEDNESDAY, J ACTUARY 10, 1917.
FROM UNCLE SIS
Millionaires Capture Close
Hockey Contest by
Score of 5 to 4.
IRVIN'S WORK BRILLIANT
Portland Player Penetrates De
fense of Opponents Many Times.
Game Is Rough and Not De
cided Until Final Period.
irinc Coast lee Hockey Standings.
W. L. Pet. For. AB't
F'attle 5 .54S 4:i 41
Vancouver, B. C 5 " .."no r.O 52
Spokane 5 r. .300 4'J 45
I'ortiand 5 6 .4r5 64 01
Totals 21 21 189 18
Lust Night's Results.
At Vancouver, B. C. Vancouver 5, Port
At Seattle Seattle 3. Spokane I.
Friday Portland at .Spokane.
Friday Vancouver at Seattle.
Tuesday Seattle at Portland.
VANCOUVER. B. C. Jan. 9. (Spe
cial.) Hugh Lehman in goal for the
Millionaires won the game here tonight
in the final period, when be turned
away a bushel of Portland shots.
The final score was, Vancouver 6,
Portland 4; but it does not in the least
describe the thrilling' battle put up by
the two teams tonight.
The Rosebuds had five shots to Van
couver's one in the last frame and out
ekated the locals in all departments.
Ir-v-ln Shatter Defense.
Irvln was the individual star for the
visitors, going through the defense
time and time again, while little Mikey
McKay played a great game for Van
couver. The game was rough, and
every player on the ice got his bumps,
including the goal-keepers. "Moose"
Johnson ran into a goal post, but con
tinued and got a 10-minute penalty for
tick-throwing near the end of the
Portland opened the first period with
peed and uncovered a strong attack,
led by Irvin. Harris scored on one of
XMck's passes. Vancouver rained in
three goals in the next nine minutes,
Roberts getting the first from a diffi
cult angle; Patrick the second on a
pass from behind the nets where Rob
erts had landed, and Stanley the third,
after McKay went down the ice from
end to end.
Second Period la Slower.
The second period was not as fast
and Portland had the best of the at
tack. Irvin getting by after Johnson
fhot. The third period saw Portland
die hard. Harris got through in a
waltz around two defense men. Then
Stanley put Vancouver in the lead
again on a pass from hard-working
Moynes. McKay notched the winning
taliy after taking the puck from one
end to the other through the entire
team. Then Patrick and Griffis were
banished for Infractions and Portland
got its chance.
The beautiful work of Lehman in
the Vancouver nets saved the game, for
. Irvin was able to get through but once,
although he had a score of shots.
The lineup and summary:
Vancouver (5). Portland (4.
I-erman n Murray
T'atrlck '. ...-P Louehlin
Oriffis CP Johnson
Stanley C Irvin
'Moynes K W Harris
"Roberts I-. W Marplee
Whalen Spare Dunderdale
Officials: Referee, Cieorge Irvine; timer.
P. J. Kearley; goal umpires, Billy West and
1 .Portland. Harris from Irvin 7:10
2 Vancouver, Roberta 4:3.
3 Vancouver, Patrick from Roberts... 1:2.
4 Vancouver, Stanley from Mackay... 4:13
Second period .
5 Portland, Irvln from Johnson 9:25
.Portland, Harris R:5o
7 Vancouver, Stanley from Moynes... I::t0
8 Vancouver. Mackay 6:00
t Portland, Irvin from Johnson 3:10
Penalties First period, none. Second per
iod Mackav lo minutes, Tohin 3 minutes.
Third peiiod, Griffis 3 minutes, Patrick 3
jninutMi, Johnson lO minutes.
Substitutions First period, rrunderdale for
Marples. Second period, Barbour for Dun
derdale, "Whalen for Mackay, Mackay for
vhalen. Marples for Balfour. Third period.
3-underdale for Harris, Harris for Dunder
dale. Dunderdal: for Johnson.
SEATTLE AGAIN TAKES LEAD
Metropolitans Nose Spokane Out of
'. First Place by Score of ;i to 1.
SEATTLE, Wash.. Jan. 9. Seattle
took the lead from Spokane in the
Pacific Coa'st Hockey League race to
night and went into first place by win
ning, 3 to 1, in a hard-fought game.
Seattle scored in the first two minutes
of play and stayed in front until the
Foyston started the scoring a minute
and a half after the game started with
a beautiful shot that passed Fowler
waist high so fast he could not see it
Fourteen minutes later Foyston again
scored. Just before the period ended
Leo Cook snared a pass from McDon
ald and put over Spokane's only score.
In the second period neither side
was able to score.
In the third period, just before the
game ended, Roy Rickey picked out
an unguarded corner of the net and
slammed through the final score.
The lineup and summary:
Seattle Position Spokane.
Holmes Goal Fowler
P.owe Defense Genge
carpenter Defense Patrick
Walker Rover "Lloyd Cook
Morris Center Nlchole
Foyston jRightWing Kerr
Riley Left Wing
Score by Periods.
First period '
1 Seattle, Foyston, unassisted...
2 Seattle. Foyston. unassisted...
3 Spokane, Leo Cook from McDonald. 2:00
.second perloa uoais, none.
4 Seattle, Rickey, unassisted 17:30
Penalties First period, none: second pe
riod, none; third period, Lloyd Cook 20 min
utes and S5; Riley. 10 minutes.
Substitutions First period, Rickey for
Riley. Leo Cook for Nichols: second period
Riley for Rickey: third period, Mallen for
Genge: Nichols for McDonald; McDonald for
Cook. Rickey for Riley, Genge for Mallen.
OATMAN GOING AT FAST CLIP
Former Uncle Sam Making Hit With
VANCOUVER. B. C. Jan. 9. "-(Special.)
Word has been received here
that Eddie' Oatman, the ex-Portland
ice hockey player, is making quite a
hit with the 228th battalion septet of
the National Hockey Association. The
soldiers are heading the circuit with
four wins and no defeats, and only last
Saturday night the ex-Uncle Sam scored
five goals against Quebec. The final
score was 16 to 9 in favor of the 228th
Another ex-player of the Pacific
Coast Ice Hockey Association is Frank
Nighbor, who drew pay from Frank
Patrick's Vancouver Millionaires for
several campaigns. Frank came into
the limelight last Saturday night by
shooting the winning goal. In the 3-to-2
victory of Ottawa over the Toronto
club in the National Hockey Association.
"MOOSE" JOHNSON FIXED $15
Portland Hockey Player Resents
Action of Referee Irvine.
VANCOUVER. B. C, Jan. 9. (Spe
cial.) President Frank A. Patrick fined
"Moose" Johnson $15 here tonight.
Johnson is alleged to have walked into
the arena office after the hockey game
and abused George Irvine, referee, and
then offered to "beat up" the official.
"The league will stand behind its of
ficials." said Frank Patrick In an
nouncing his decision. "The game must
be kept up to the standard, and this
sort of thing will not be tolerated."
Toward the close of the game tonight
Johnson threw his stick to stop the
puck and was chased off by Irvine. This
is what is believed to have made the
Portland player angry.
Boxer to Come Here as Referee.
Dick Wells, a good Eastern middle
weight, will arrive In Portland this
morning from Seattle, where he re
cently boxed Sid Mitchell to a draw.
Manager Merrill, of the Rose City Ath
letic Club, says that Wells will ref
eree the first three bouts at the club
next Friday night.
Originator of "World's Series Dies.
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 9. William
Chase Temple, credited with originat
ing world series baseball games, died
today at his home at Winter Park, Fla
aged 55 years. Mr. Temple owned the
Pittsburg National League club In 1892
93, and in 1894 donated the "Temple
cup" to the winner of the world series
SYRACUSE BARS 8 MEN
NUCLEUS FOR 1817 ELEVEN WIPED
OUT BY FACULTY.
Captain-Elect Among Those Taking
Part in Barnstorming Game,
NeT Leader to Be Chosen.
SYRACUSE, N. Y.. Jan. 9. Eight
members of the Syracuse University
football squad, including Joseph du
Moe, captain-elect, were declared in
eligible to represent the university in
any athletic competition by the ath
letic governing board tonight. The
board also ordered the election of a
The men, besides du Moe, are Matt
Brown, halfback: Austin S. Boutin,
center; Roderick Dunn, halfback; Chris
topher Schlachter. all-American guard;
Ray Witter, end; Captain Harry Rob
ertson, center of the freshman eleven.
and R. W. Finsterwald. freshman half
back. Robertson and Finsterwald were
regarded as the most promising candi
dates for next year.
The action of the board followed in
vestigation of a report that the eight
men played in a football game at Prov-
dence, R. I., December 9 in violation
of the eligibility rules of the uni
versity. By its action the board sweeps
aside the nucleus for the 1917 team.
FULTON WINS KNOCKOUT
TOM C'OWLER LASTS ONLY
ROU.XU AT BROOKLYN.
Rochester Giant Floors Briton Soon
After Goner and Pats Him Ont
When lie Rises Grogcr,
NEW YORK, Jan. 9. Fred Fulton, of
Rochester, Minn., knocked out Tom
Cowler, of England, in the first round
of a ten-round match In Brooklyn to
night. Fulton weighed 218 pounds and
Cowlc-r 208 4.
Fulton did effective work with his
left, scoring hooks and jabs to the face.
Cowler sent in several hard body blows
and brought his right to the head three
times. Fulton, however, kept on the
aggressive and with left hook to. the
jaw floored Cowler for a count of six.
The English heavyweight arose groggy
and another left to the jaw ended the
PLEA MADE FOR AMATEURISM
Head of Tennis Body Wants to Keep
Commercialism From Sport.
NEW YORK, Jan. 9.- George T. Adee,
president of the United States National
Lawn Tennis Association, tonight is
sued a statement in which he declared
it is urgent that the association "follow
the lead of other amateur sport bodies
in the adoption of rules that will pre
vent players who desire to continue as
amateurs from commercializing their
skill or prominence in the sport.
"Do you want tennis to be placed
once and for all upon an absolute ama
teur basis." he asked, "or do you want
to leave it exposed to the dangers of
Mr. Adee said that four of the lead
ing sport organizations the lntercol
legiate Athletic Association of Ama
teur Athletics, the Amateur Athletic
Union, the United States Golf Associa
tion and the National Collegiate Ath
letic Association have shown the way
by adopting rules similar to those
awaiting approval of the tennis asso
ciation at the annual meeting in this
city on February 9.
Degeneration has always set In in
every sport, Mr. Adee asserted where
these tendencies toward professional
ism are not checked. He urged that
principle and not personalities be con
Syracuse to Take Trip.
SYRACUSE, N. Y., Jan. 9. Seven new
teams appear on the 1917 schedule of
the Syracuse University football eleven,
ratified tonight by the athletic govern
ing board. The team will take a West
ern trip at the close of the home sea
son. The schedule includes a game
with Nebraska University at Lincoln,
Neb., November 29.
California Five Defeats Long Beach
LONG BEACH, Cal., Jan. 9. The
University of California basketball
team defeated the Long Beach Y. M.
C. A. team here tonight by a score of 69
Riverside Poloists Win Again.
SAN DIEGO. Cal.. Jan. 9. The River
side polo team, which defeated the
Coronado four Sunday in the Jessop
trophy match, won again today in
return match, by 9 goals to 14. .
Jack Moran Gets Decision.
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 9. Jack Moran, of
St. Louis, obtained a decision over
Jack Geyer, of Denver, in a 12-round
boxing contest here tonight. The men
Columbia 39, Cornell 38.
ITHACA. N. Y., Jan. 9. The Colum
bia University basketball team defeated
the Cornell five, 39 to 38, in an inter
collegiate game here tonight.
Vale Five Beats Dartmouth.
NEW HAVEN. Conn.. Jan. 9. The
Yale University basketball team de
feated Dartmouth, 33 to 24. in an inter
collegiate league game here tonight.
Peninsula Park to Play In
dians Here and Other
Games Are Sought.
GOLDENDALE IS WINNER
Fast Newsboys Fire Ofrers to Give
'Away Weight to Get Matches.
High Schoolers Soon to
Coach Al Bartholemr. of th Penin
sula Park first basketball team, has
made arrangements to bring the Chem-
awa Indian quintet to Portland for a
game in the Christian Bros Business
College gymnasium a week from Sat
urday night. Complete negotiations
were made yesterday, and now efforts
are being made to secure a prelim
In all probability the Peninsula
Vikingswili hook up with the Chris
tian Bros. College juniors for the 125
pound championship of Portland for
the 1917 season. The first game will
start at 7:45 .o'clock P. M. Charles
Botsford, of Reed College, will
likely referee the main event.
Homer Jamison, coach of the Jef
ferson High School basket tossers, was
named to referee the Multnomah
Amateur Athletic Club-Oklahoma State
Normal School clash in the Winged
Tvl" gymnasium next Saturday night.
Jamison was an All-Northwest player
while attending the Unlv- rr'ty of Ore
gon, and he has been officiating for
some time. He refereed several of the
club battles last Winter, and he is ex
pected to be present at most of the
Manager Abe Popick, of the George
Washington Camp "Wows," has been
asked to take his aggregation to Gold-
endale. Wash., for a game Friday night.
The Goldendale athletes think they have
a championship squad, and as a result
they have been writing to Manager
Masters, of the Multnomah Club, for
Goldendale averages better than
65 sounds to the man. say several -f
the -Portlanders who have competed
against the team, and the hall in which
the matches are staged is somewhat
cramped. As a result the smaller con
tingents which have traveled to that
place have been laboring under extreme
difficulties, it is said.
It Is hardly likely that the Multno
mah . Amateur Athletic Club hoopers
will have an opportunity of giving
Goldendale a game this season, as
Manager Masters, of the clubmen, at
last thinks that he has lined up a
good schedule for his side. The first
game is called for next Saturday night
and from then on until around March
1 he has selected all the Saturdays.
Several of the dates are tentative.
mainly because of the mixup in the con
ference schedules. It is almost certain
that only college or university squads
will be taken on by the club, although
there are many Independent town
squads which would like to pit their
strength against the clubmen.
The Portland Newsboys' first basket
ball players met yesterday and elected
Harry Hafter to captain the 1917 team.
Harry is well known in Portland's in
dependent basketball circles, and is
a popular player. He was a member of
the star Newsboys quintet of several
years ago, conceded to be the fastest
squad of its weight at that time.
Few teams have accepted the chal
lenge of the Newsboys issued by Man
aged Dave Schneiderman. His squad
averages around 125 pounds, but as a
last resort he has issued notice that
he will tangle with any basketball team
averaging between 135 and 140 pounds.
Call Main 6228 or write to him in care
of the Neighborhood House, Second and
Wood streets, Portland.
Abe Unkeles. who handles the second
Newsboys, would like to hear from
Captain Lou Herns, of the second B'nal
B nth quintet, for a match. He can
be reached by writing to the Neigh
borhood House or calling Main 6228.
Manager vCohn, of the B'nal B'rith
basketball players, can be reached at
Main 3088 or Main 8021 after 6 o'clock
P. M. He would like to meet all the
teams of the Portland Interscholastic
League, and he issues a challenge to
them. A dance will be held tomorrow
night In the B'nal B'rith gymnasium.
Thirteenth and Mill strets. The pro
ceeds will be used to defray expenses
for equipping the team. Dr. Alfred
Schilt will be in charge.
The teams of the Portland Inter-
scholastio League are working over.
time getting into condition for the
start of the 1917 season next week.
Games have been scheduled every Mon
day, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday afternoons, beginning with
next week and lasting until March.
Coach George Dewey had his Frank-
H.i High proteges at the Multnomah
Amateur Athletic Club gymnasium the
other night and had a good workout
against- the clubbers. Franklin High
is figuring on winning the title of the
league this campaign, as practically all
of last year's monogram men are back
in harness. Stanley Davis is captain
There will be another practice of the
Multnomah Club squad tomorrow night.
Captain Clayton Sharp had the men out
list night, and tomorrow's session will
be The last prior to the opening con
test of the season Saturday! night.
Manager Masters, of the Winged "M
representatives, predicts a large crowd
to witness the Oklahoma-Multnomah
POWERS IX DEAL WITH CUBS
President of Angels Confers With
Weeghman for Surplus Talent.
CHICAGO, Jan. 9 John Powers.
president of the Los Angeles club, of
the Pacific Coast League, conferred
with President Weeghman, of the Chi
cago Nationals, here today in regard
to obtaining the surplus players of the
It is understood that Pitcher George
Zabel, who was with Los Angeles last
season, will be returned to the Coast
club without getting another trial with
VETERAN OF BASEBALL BURIED
Services Held for George G. Birrel,
Who Played in 1860.
Funeral services for George G. Birrel
old-time baseball star, and resident of
Portland for more than 20 years, who
died Sunday night at his home at Hills
dale. Or., were held yesterday after
noon at the undertaking parlors of
J. P. Finley & Son. Burial was at
Mr. Birrel was a veteran of the Civil
War and had he lived he would have
been 71 years of age yesterday. He
had been connected with the American
Book Company since locating here.
Mr. Birrel was one of the pioneers
In baseball. For years he was star
second baseman for the Walnut Hills
(Ohio) team, having become associated
with that team in 1866. He was also
connected with the Cincinnati Red
Stockings when that team was making
a name for Itself. He also worked at
pitcher and catcher in addition to play
ing in the Infield.
Bellamy Storer, later Ambassador to
Austria-Hungary, was one of Mr. Blr
rel's old teammates.
Mr. Birrel leaves a widow and two
sons, James S. and George W. Birrel,
both of Portland.
COAST RULE IS NOT AFFECTED
Judge McCredie Says Teams Must
Have Four Youngsters.
Judge William Wallace McCredie,
president of the Portland Baseball
Company, says that the decUsion of the
National Baseball Commission handed
down at Cincinnati on Monday, wherein
it ruled that the only tests that should
be applied in the engagement of a
minor league ballplayer upon his wil
lingness to play for a salary within the
prescribed limit of the club desiring his
services should be his eligibility to
contract will not in any way affect
the "four youngster rule" adopted at
the recent Pacflc Coast League meet
ing at Salt Lake.
"The "four youngster rule' is the Pa
cific Coast League's own inner work
ing, and the National Commission has
nothing to do with it. If any of the
owners in this circuit breaks the com
pact which has been formed between
us they will be suitably fined," said
Monday's ruling of the National Com
mission was rendered as a result of
resolutions adopted by the National
Board at New Orleans reciting that the
Muscatine club, of the Central Associa
tion, had subscribed to a rule prohibit
ing the employment of five veteran
ballplayers on its team.
HERMAN OUTPOINTS WILLIAMS
New Orleans Lad by Beating Baltl
morean Claims Bantam Title.
NEW ORLEANS. Jan. 9. Pete Her
man, of New Orleans, was awarded the
decision over Kid .Williams, of Balti
more, claimant of the bantamweight
championship, at the end of their
scheduled 20-round fight here tonight.
By his victory over Williams, Herman
claimed the bantamweight title.
Although Williams was the aggressor
throughout. Herman seemed to have
little trouble dodging his blows. Her
man scored clean knockdowns in the
fifth and 12th rounds. A challenge to
the winner from Frankle Burns, of Jer
sey City, was read at the ringside.
Referee Rocap announced he gave
Herman nine rounds. Williams eight
and three were even.
After the fight Williams declared he
had not had "a square deal" and asked
for a return match.
The decision apparently met with
disfavor by many of the fans, and there
were several demonstrations for Will
iams. The men weighed In at 118
HIGH SEPTETS CLASH FRIDAY
Jefferson and Lincoln Hockey Ag
gregations to Open Season.
Jefferson High and Lincoln High
will meet in the first ice hockey game
of the 1917 Portland Interscholastic
League season Friday night in the Ice
Palace. Both aggregations have been
working out for several weeks. The
game will probably 'start at 8 o'clock
so that the spectators can skate after
The managers of the Portland Inter
scholastio League met last night and
attempted to draw up a schedule, but
aside from fixing the opening match
nothing definite was done. Another
gathering will be held later in the
week to complete the schedule.
NEW OPPONENTS ON SCHEDULE
Washington and Jefferson and Wis
consin to Play Notre Dame.
SOUTH BEND. Ind., Jan. 9. Wiscon
sin and Washington and Jefferson are
the two new big opponents on the
Notre Dame 1917 football schedule
which was announced today by Coach
J. C. Harper.
The schedule includes the following
games: Nebraska at Lincoln October
27; South Dakota at Notre Dame No
vember 3; Army at West Point Novem
ber 10; Morningslde College at Sioux
City November 17.
Texas Guardsmen to Play Football.
CORPUS CHRISTI. Tex.. Jan. 9. Re
vised dates for'the two "big games" of
the border football season were an
nounced tonight at Camp Scurry, head
quarters of the Second Texas Infantry
eleven, which has defeated numerous
National Guard teams. On January 16
the Second Texas will meet at Austin
the all-star team from Fort Sam Hous
ton and Camp Wilson near San An
tonio, which will include a number of
men who were prominent in fornrr
fcastern varsity lineups. January 20,
the Texans will play the First New
York Cavalry at Sam Antonio.
Joe Hill. Thou Butimwelftt.
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Hand for "Stallers."
HIGH-GRADE BILL IS MADE
Iironsou Not Vet Just Right for Ills
Match Friday Night With Llojtl
Madden, but He Shows Ixt
of "Pep" In Practice.
Muff Bronson ... .136 Uoyd Madden
Pet. Mitchle 140 Vincent Monpier
Sammy Morris 12."....... Frankle Huelat
Joe Hill 118 Weldon Wing
Jack Had ley
The foregoing is the complete card
which will be presented by the Rose
City Athletic Club Friday night.
To insure some real mixing. Manager
Merrill has struck upon a new and
unique plan to make the boys mix. He
has in the course of arrangement three
extra bouts, which he will be able to
put on at a minute's notice if anv of
the others develop into stalling matches.
"Just as soon as I see, said Merrill,
"that any of the boys are not doing
their level best I' will pull them off
and substitute one of the other bouts.
In that way, I feel surer'that all of the
boya can be made to really mix It, for
they will know that I won't hesitate to
stop the goes if they develop into
Most of the battlers are local boys
who have been participating around
here for some time. However, there are
four faces on the programme that have
never before appeared here. They are
Sammy Morris, of San Francisco; Joe
Hill, of Tacoma; Jack Hadley and
"Buck" Smith, of Astoria
Joe Hill comes here with a reputa
tion which extends from Vancouver, H.
C on the north, to San Francisco. He
has boxed the best feather and bantam
weights on the Pacific Coast and W the
most seasoned prospect that Weldon
Wing has met to date. Hill once held
the feather and bantamweight titles of
"Muff" Bronson. who meets Lloyd
Madden, is suffering a little from a
cold contracted while fishing last Bun
day. He is working out lust the same
and Is being doctored. Muffy expects
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PEXX TO PLAY TWELVE GAMES
Army, Indians, Rucknell and Military
College Arc New Opponents.
PHILADELPHIA. Jan. 9. The Uni
versity of Pennsylvania football team
will play 12 games next Fall, accord
ing: to the 1917 schedule ratified by the
faculty committee tonight.
Among the games scheduled are those
with the Army, Carlisle Indians. Ruck
nell. Cornell and the Pennsylvania Mil
itary College, none of which, except
Cornell, Pennsylvania met last season.
TLING" JACK ALLEN, the
Portland lightweight, will be
on hand Friday night to challenge the
winner of the Pete Mltthie-Vincent
Monpier bout. He thinks that he
would have no trouble disposing of
either of these boys. Jack has been
training hard lately and is ready to
meet any 135-140 pounder in the Pa
cific Northwest. Allen has been keep
ing himself in shape by conditioning
"Toughey" Winger for his bout with
Joe Hill, of Tacoma. Jack Hadley.
who will make his debut before the
Portland fistic fans on the same card,
has also been trained by Allen.
Johnny Kilbane. featherweight cham
pion of the world, will meet Ritchie
Mitchell, the Milwaukee ligntweigni.
some time this month.
Jimmy Duffy, the Oakland bantam
weight, who is a recent arrival in
town, shows signs in his workouts of
being "some" little boxer.
Billy Mascott is home In bed' with
a bad case of tonsilitis. but is improv
ing. Freddie Bogan wants to bring
Frankle Burns, the Seattle middle
weight, or some other good middle
weight, here to meet Valley Trambitas.
He is at present in San Francisco
with his protege.
"Spider" Roache. the clever Pan
Francisco lightweight, wants to box
here and has written local promoters
Leo Cross, who recently fought a
draw with Joe Swain in Spokane, is
considering bn offer to box Army
Welch 15 rounds at Wallace, Idaho.
Lefts and Rights.
INTER CLUB BOUTS OFF
MILTNOMAH OBJECTS TO PITTING
PROFESSIONALS OX HII.I..
Effort l Northern Institution t
Include Maridrn-Wyarfl Uo on
Procmmiue KallM Flat.
Because the Seattle Athletic Club has
billed professional bouts in conjunction,
with interclub amateur bouts. Edgar E.
Frank, chairman of the registration
committee of the Pacific Northwest As
sociation, last night notified the Seat
tle club that it would be impossible for
the Multnomah Amateur Athletic-Club
mitt artists and matmen to Journey to
the Sound city January IS.
In no case has the Amateur Athletic.
Union permitted amateur athletic clubs
to sanction professional or semi-professional
bouts. The Seattle Athletic
Club has announced a programme for
January 19. the date which was selected,
for the interclub programme between
the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club
and the Seattle Athletic Club.
The main event is to be between
Lloyd Madden, Northwest lightweight
champion, and Archie Wyard. who both,
have engaged in other than amateur
Chairman Frank has written to
Frederick W. Rubien, secretary-treasurer
of the Amateur Athletic Union, at
New York, regarding the stand taken
by the northern Institution. Mr. Frank;
in the meanwhile has called off nego
tiations with the Seattle Athletic Club,
and unless Mr. Rubien rules otherwise,
there will be no amateur bouts be
tween the local club and the blue dia
mond. Ed J. O'Connell Is keeping his ath
letes in condition in hope that the
question will be adjusted.
TAYLOR HEADS STEXOG ELEVEN"
Tacklo Elected Captain by School of
Elbert Taylor, more familiarly known
as "Sagebrush" Taylor, yesterday was
elected captain of the - 1917 Portland
High School of Commerce football
team. Taylor aw but one year's serv
ice in the Portland Interscholastic
League, but he showed that he has
the making of a capable leader. He is
Efforts are being made to have Tay
lor compete in basketball for the Ste
nographers during the coming cam
paign which starts next week. He
has been trying out for the team, and
it may be that he will bo used at a
regular suard position.