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THE MORNING OltEGONIAJT, TnURSDAT. JANUARY
chairman and the other members are:
Paul Sheldon. Hartford; A. Y. Leach.
Washington: C. Drummond Jones. 5t
Louis, and T. W. Hendrick. Buffalo.
When this committee was author
ized In December, it was decided to
recommend to the annual meeting; of
the United States National Lawn Tennis-
Association a change in the
doubles championship to make it an
open tournament, as the National sin
gles championship now is.
To have suggestions ready for the
annual meeting Secretary Torrey has
written to clubs which, might be In
terested in holding the National dou
bles championship to .learn whether
or not they want to put in a bid for
the event, and exactly what their qual
ifications are for such a tournament.
His letter asks for the number of
grass courts, -accommodations for play-
CLEVER ESFIELDER SECURED FROM PITTSBURG WHO WILL PLAY
EITHER SHORT OR SECOND FOR PORTLAND.
lilDIH WIHD DI
ONE OVER FRANKLIN
Quintets Battle Desperately
With Flynn Scoring Vic- --
tory at Finish.
rs and spectators and .the like. When
the desired information is assembled,
his ccjnmittee will meet to determine
its recommendations to the delegates
as to an award of the event.
JACOBBERGER ALSO STARS
nni i miniK
in i n
p "l MlT7.hWl.iMli II I I! Ill llllQ&sM;..lt
. J- - '.
Jefferson and Lincoln High Basket
ball Teams Are Billed toT Be
In Championship Contest To-
. V day In Y. M. C. A. Gyih.
Interecholastio Basketball Standings.
"W. 1. Pet.For.AKst.
2 O 1000 69 37
2 0 1000 61 34
1 0 1000 33 10
1 0 10OO 33 5
1 1 .500 41 38
1 X -500 41 45
0 2 .000 17 53
0 2 .000 14 58
0 2 . 000 31 52
Columbia University. ....
Hill Military Academy...
James John High .
It will be a long time before those
present at yesterday's Columbia University-Franklin
High School basket
ball game will forget the battle. The
final count stood 23 to 21 in favor of
Columbia, The game was played in
Washington High School gymnasium
and the winning point was registered
in the last few seconds of play by For
Franklin started an attack which
read 13 to 6 in their favor when the
first half was over, but Columbia "came
back" in the last two quarters and won.
At one time in the last period Colum
bia led 17 to 14. but a converted foul by
Post and a sensational field basket by
Kolkana put the game on an even keeL
To Vincent Jacobberger goes most of
the glory of winning yesterday's fracas
aa the young guard scored four field
baskets. With a minute and a half to
go and the count 21 to 18 in favor of
Franklin, Vincent Jacobberger took a
Iong rainbow shot which counted and a
, little after that Flynn recorded the
Al Malone failed to score as be did
against the High School of Commerce
last week, when he tallied 25 points.
Yesterday he only threw one field bas
ket. He converted six fouls.
The summary follows:
Columbia (22). Poa.
Malone .......... ...F....
J. Murphy .....M...C. ..
Ryan ..O .
V. Jacobberixer 1
. . (Capt.) Davis
. .... Mackenzie
Spa-'es.. Barbour. Kolk&na.
nomtr ouaver. .
What is billed as a championship
game will be played this afternoon be
tween the. Jefferson High School bas
ketball team and the Lincoln High
quintet in the Young Men's Christian
Association gymnasium. The match
will start at 3 o'clock and Homer Sha
ver will referee. Both squads have won
one game and no defeats have been
charged against them.
After Manager Masters of the Mult
nomah Amateur Athletic Club had made
arrangements with Coach Mathews, of
Willamette University, to switch dates.
Coach Everett May. of the Oregon Agri
cultural College basketball team found
it impossible to bring his aggregation
to Portland to meet the clubmen next
Saturday night. As a result Willamette
University will play the "Winged M"
athletes starting at 8:15 o'clock.
The Multnomah team recently won a
30-to-ll victory over Willamette at Sa
lem. Captain Clayton Sharp has issued
orders for another practice tonight in
the club gymnasium and that will be
all until they meet Willamette Satur
"Walter Le Baker, manager of the
Oakland. CaL. Y. M. C. A. "Golds," is
trying to land games in the Northwest
for - his basketball team. He has
Planned a tour of the Pacific CoaEC. He
has scheduled games with Medford,
Eugene, Corvallis. Salem and Silverton,
and now be wants games with the
Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club and
the Portland Y. M. C. A., the Univer
sity of Washington, Washington State
, College. Whitman College, Goldendale,
-Vancouver, B. C, and Victoria.
The Jefferson-Lincoln game this
ftemoon in the Y. If. C. A. has been
billed for 3 o'clock. This was clone
because of the examinations in the va
rious schools this week which permit
the students to leave early in the day.
Captain Harry Hafter. of the Portland
Newsboys, has announced that a ben
efit dance will be given in the -Neighborhood
House, Second and Woods
street, rspxt Tuesday night. The team
has purchased new suits and the pro
ceeds of next Tuesday's dance will go
toward paying expenses. .
The Y. M. C. A. Comets want games.
They are willing to play teams averag
ing around 135 pounds. Manager Stone
" can be reached at Main 2250 after 6
o'clock at night.
Gilbert Station basketball players
re seeking games. Call Manager J.
C. Llden at I 61. They have no game
The Portland Newsboys are credited
with the largest basketball score re
corded In Portland this reason. They
ran up 74 points to 4 against the Boys"
Brigade tiutntet in the Neighborhood
Ho U se. The lineup follows:
.-u-Kbova T4. Brigade 4.
Wvmnn C2t Bolick
Capt. Hafter (O....0 (2) Heimaa
A.Welnsteln 2CJ . . .C . . -. . . .12) Olsen
Lewis 14 " Niere
tioldstone (301 V Munfcer
Officials: Iave Pchneiderman, referee:
Nathan Schwartz, scorer.
Two more victories were- scored by
ha K'nai B'rith basketball teams iu
the B'nai B'rith gymnasium last night.
The first squad trimmed the Oregon
Citv athletes 40 to 17; and the second
,nliitet won from the Y. M. C. A.
t.-rieB. 39 to 25. The B'nai B'rith
An-iitinn will hold a dance tonight
in rlubrnoms at Thirteenth and
Mill streets. The lineups of last night's
games follow: -iri
4o. Oregon City 07
rt.l. Shrnser !.. T ..') F.King
. . . .f . . . .
Krause (4 r....
fC.i-ohn " 2 Spare
Hateree. Smith; scorer.
. . . . . a irers
F!cher 6 T....
r'usbaum ( 1 6) . . . . . .V.. . .
J'earlinan ........ -O ... .
Before. Smith; scorer,
1 10) Mann
, . ... Tapendorf
WOCBLKS COMM1TTKE FIXED
Suggestions Asked and Then Tour'
nanient Place Will Bo Chosen.
The committee on time and place
for the National doubles champion
ship, which was authorized atnthe last
meeting of the executive committee
of the United States National lawn
Tennis Association, has been- appoint
ed. Edwin- F. Torrey of Clinton. ec
retary cf the National association, ia
SCHOOL HOCKEY IS SCHEDULED -i
Games for-Remainder-of Season Ar
ranged at Managers' Meeting.
Interscholastio 1 Hockey Standings.
- Pet. For. Ac.
1000 2 8
1000 6 2
.000 2 S
..000 0 2
.. 1 0
.. 1 0
.. O 1
, 0 1
Washington men. ...
Jefferson High. .. . t
A schedule' for the remainder of the
1917 hockey season, was completed yes
terday, when managers from the Lin
coln High, Washington High? Columbia
University and Jefferson High met at
the lce Palace. Lincoln won from Jef
ferson High, 2 to 0. while Columbia
University trimmed Washington High,
S to 1 early in the campaign.
A week from tomorrow night Jeffer
son and Washington meet, while on
February 10 Columbia , and Jefferson
tangle. One week later Washington
and Lincoln will battle, and on Feb
ruary 23 Columbia and Lincoln will
furnish the attraction. The sport has
not been adopted officially by the
Portland Interscholastic League, this
year -being more or less of a tryout.
Cullop and Yankee Leader Confer.
BRISTOL, Tenn, Jan. 24. Manager
Donovan, of the New York Americans,
came here today to see Nick Cullop,
star left-hand pitcher of the Yankees,
s "PADDY" SIGLI JT. - .
The Pittshurz' club, it develops, sold Outfielder Farmer and Infielaer Big
lin to Portland under an option to repurchase one of the two -next Fall. Sig-
lin is a former International League second Backer. Last year Siglin batted
285 for Rochester, in the International
for Youngstown, of the Central League.
former Beaver, says he was the best
season. Siglin's home is at Aurelia,
ball with, Cherokee. Ia-, in his
peting against Siglin's dad and uncle.
and although neither would discuss the
result of the conference a report gained
circulation that Cullop had signed a
Oaks Purchase 'Iop" Arietta
SAN FKANCICSO. Jan. 24. (Special.)
''Pop" Arlett, the looal bush pitcher.
is destined to wear an Oakland uni
form this year. Arlett was signed by
the Oaks today. His release was pur
chased from the Vancouver club, to
which organization he refuseTl to report
in 1916 because' of a cut in salary.
Moha Meets Gibbons February 6.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Jan. 24. Bob
Moha, Milwaukee middleweight, late
today was signed to box Tommy Gib
bons, of St. Paul, here Tuesday, Feb
ruary 6. Moha originally was to box
Jeff Smith, but Smith and the pro
moters could not agree upon terms.
Legislative League Indorses Bills
The Oregon Legislative League' met
last night at the Library and adopted
resolutions indorsing the teacher's
tenure of office bill, and took action
favoring the election of school clerk by
the people at the regular election. The
Eddy House bill providing for the
recall of School Board members also
SI'MIXXVILLK ATHLETE TO BK
tiAJlK AGAJ ST "WOWS' SAT
DBOAY. 1 1
MMINNV1LLE. Or.. Jan. 24. tSpe-
cial.) Harry M. White, for six years
one of the best basketball players in
MoMinnville. is counted on to heln the
McMinnville Firemen basketball team
defeat the George Washington Camp
"Wows" in the game at Christian
Brothers Business College gymnasiu
in Portland Saturday night. -White
plays forward and has been with the
high school team here tor three years.
The Firemen won trom the ows
early in the season, but since then
Manager Popick, of the Portland team,
has obtained a new team. Quite
delegation from McMinnville will make
the trio to Portland Saturday.
The local quintet has a clean record
so far this season and has not been uc
Xea.tS.4 la Ui last Uiree ycara.
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v-. ' -Xv "A.
.jT j "MW""""' f-nmfimur an m n, ,t J
League. In 1315 he played secona
He is a youngster and Dan Howley
Becond sacker in the international last,
Ial Walter McCredie -, played town-lot
short-trousered days and he remembers com
BANTAM ASKS BOUT
Frankie Sanders Would Meet
- Mascott or Bronson.
137 BATTLES ARE FOUGHT
Elizabeth, X. J., Lad in Letter to
Fred Merrill, of Kosc City Ath
letic Club, Says Bantam
Title Rightfully His.
Frankie Sanders, of Elizabeth, N. J.,
the Johnny Kilbane, of the bantam
weights, is in Denver and 'has written
Manager' Fred T. Merrill, of the Rose
City . Athletic Club, that he would like
to visit this city. ' He says b,e should
now be recognized as the bantam
weight title holder.- lie has taken part
in 137 ring battles and says that he
has yet to have a referee disqualify
him or give a decision against him
to an opponent. .
Sanders has fought some of the best
bo3's in his division and is . open to
meet anyone in the world from 118 to
122 pounds. He would especially like
to meet Billy Mascott or "Muff" Bron
son in Portland. Sanders, in his letter,
says that he has met Hymie and Abie
Gordon in Denver and meets Benny
Chavez there January 29.
Eddie 'Murphy, who boxed here sev
eral times with Frank Parslow a few
months ago, says that he will be In
Portland sooro. - Murphy was ill. it is
said, when last in Portland, and now
that he has recovered asserts that he
will make all the welterweights here
Aro? Trambitas and Jimmy Moscow
will provide the main event for a show
to be staged at Vancouver, Wash., soon.
Billy George and Valley Trambitas
will box ten rounds on February 12 at
Bend. If the promoter can get "Muff
Bronson to step ten cantos with Billy
Nelson he will cancel the first-named
Al Pommers or Valley Trambitas will
box Dick Wells ten rounds at Wallace,
All of the boxing experts through
out the country have declared that
Gibbons is the right man to meet Darcy
and the St. Paul phantom is going after
him hard in hopes that he will show i
different Bpirit than he did when h
left Australia just when he was most
Willie Meehan left for San Francisco
"Muff Bronson Northwest lljrht
!ight champion, will meet Lloyd Mad
den for the third time at Seattle, be
tween February 11 and February 15.
The match was made over the long
distance telephone. Frankie Sullivan
will be Bronson's opponent on Feb
ruary 7 at Tacoma.
"Pinky Lewis, colored light-heavy
weight of San Francisco, who is in
Portland, has fought Meehan, Jack
Simms, Jack Hemple. Joe Blackburn
and a number of others. He is not
world beater but always gives the
fans & run for their money.
Gossip Abont Boxers.
Remember Len Powers, the little
featherweight, who used to represent
the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club
in the hempen square? Well, he's mar
ried.; . "When I was up there a year ago.'
writes Len. "I promised to let you know
first of all when 1 was going to be
maj-rled. But I have put it off and
want you to forgive me. I was mar
ried here December 30 and haven't had
a, battle yet, X iuaxrle4 tithtr iio
Groat, of Portland. Went with her
since I was 11 years old and am now 22
That's fair enough, isn't it?
"I am at the William Fox Studio as
camera man to the director, putting on
comedies, and like it fine. Regards."
Frankie Woo, a crack Chinese ban
tamweight, is in town and wants to
meet any bantamweight on the Coast.
Frankie hails from Chicago, where he
has boxed Johnny Coulon, Johnny
Ritchie and Young Zulu Kid. He held
Coulon to a draw. He has trained with
number of the best boxers in the
world while in Chicago, among those
being Joe Welling, Joe Rivers, Jimmy
Whelan, Pete Herman and Ad Wolgast.
Woo will train at the Chinese Athletic
DABCY WlLTi MEET AL M'COY
Australian Matched, for 10 Rounds
March 5; lie Will Get $30,000.
PITTSBURG, Jan. 24. Les Darcy.
middleweight - cnampion of Australia,
has been matched to meet Al McCoy in
a 10-round bout at the Madison-Square
Garden In Mew York on March 5. ac
cording to announcement made here
tonight, Darcy will receive S30.000 as
his end of the purse.
TIIIRTEEX AY IX FOOTBALL- "O."
State University Athletic Presents
Men With Sweaters.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene.
Jan. 24. (Special.) Thirteen Univer
sity of Oregon huskies won their foot
ball letters this last season. The ath
letic council awarded the letters and
presented sweaters bearing the letters
to the winners today. The sweaters
bear the large lemon-yellow "O" In the
center of the front.
The men who received siweaters are:
Kenneth Bartlett. Glenn Dudley. Basil
Williams. Clifford Mitchell. Lloyd Te-
gart, Hollls Huntington, "Shy" Hunt
ington, John Beckett, William Snyder,
John Parsons, Jacob Risley, Orville
Monteith and Stirling Spellman. Of
these men only two will be lost by
graduation. They are Beckett and
Parsons, both ex-captalna and two of
the greatest playera who ever donned
Hockey Magnates Meet.
SEATTLE. Wash., Jan.' 24. (Spe
cial.) Because of the inability of the
Spokane and ancouver magnates to
make train connection that would get
them into Seattle before tonight,' the
meeting of officials of- the Pacific
Coast Hockey Association, scheduled
for this afternoon, has been post
poned until tomorrow afternoon at 2
It. is believed that the result of the
meeting tomorrow will be the re-en
gagement of Mickey Ion, who ten
dered his resignation last week as
referee. Spokane, Vancouver and Se
attle players want Ion back as an of
ficial and if he can be persuaded to
reconsider his resignation Mickey
probably will be back on the ob.
Ira Powers, tnamfern,turo
. SAID DEDMAK,
"knows there is more to good furniture than a
fancy finish. He realizes that it requires carefully
selected materials and highly skilled labor to pro
duce an article of distinctive Quality.
That is why men of trained Judgment smoke JtrA.
DE ITC.t Havana bonded Cigars.
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That's why it'a caJIed ZERO-lENE. It feeds and splashes properly cren at sera
temperature it's a zero cold test oil.
ZEROLENE eliminates the hard cranking;, drainine of the battery and lack of
lubrication while warming up that is caused by using an oil that congeals in cold
Drain your crank-case, nil with ZEROLENE, and then note the easier starting and
quicker acceleration that you obtain.
It's because ZERO LENS is correctly refined from California asphalt-base crude
a real zero cold test oil.
At Dealers Everywhere and At OaS
Standard Oil Company
jf I FORD OWNERS:
as if high gear was partially engaged? Fill up with ZEROLENE
absolutely remedy this.
win - i iiiir,niii-r.
ION'S RETURN SOUGHT
HOCKEY OFFICIAL IS ASKED
K He Accepts He Will Act In Games
Not Involving Portlands Billy
Kesui la Nerw Official.
SEATTLE, Wash., Jan. 24. (Special.)
Fred Ion, who resigned recently after
Portland had protested against hia de
cisions, has been asked to reconsider
his resignation and officiate in the
Pacific Coast Hockey League and Billy
Kean. an official of the East. Is on his
way to the Coast to take a position
offered him by President Patrick as
a referee in this league.
These two announcements, after the
league meeting held here today, clear
up the referee situation, and all hands
are reported satisfied with the settle
ment. Today's meeting was held after
being postponed earlier in the day by
Mr. Ion will officiate in games in
which Portland does not play. Mr.
Kean, who comes well recommended
by "Cully" Wilson and SI Griffis. will
handle the whistle In the Portland
games, thereby pleasing the Portland
officials, who objected to Referee Ion's
work. President Patrick tried to get
Bob Meldrum, the best official in the
Eastern league, but was unsuccessful.
Mr. Kean sieft for Seattle Monday
Mr. Irvin will handle the game Fri
day in Spokane. President Patrick an
If Referee Ion decides to return to
the game, the hockey fans all over the
circuit will welcome his return, as he
was the most popular official In the
THREE SEALS SIGN CONTRACTS
Mr. Volverton Receives Documents
From Downs, Oldham and Pick-
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 24. (Special.)
Jerry Downs. lied Oldham and
Charles Pick, .who probably will be
regulars in the lineup of the San Fran
cisco baseball club this season, sent in
their Hlpni contracts to Manager Wol
verton today. The signatures were af
fixed without romucnt
"I hope to have the majority of my
contracts in within the next rive days,
said the Seal manager.
TEX TEAMS TRAVEL 42 MILES
Horace) West Withdraws Because
Lead Dog Is Intractable.
MORRIS. Man.. Jan. 24. Ten of the
11 drivers entered in the 622-mile dog
race fron .Winnipeg to 'St- Paul, via
the Red River Valley, reached Morris
at dusk and eneamped for the niarht.
If you don't know how you
broke it, you can at least find
out how it can be fixed by look
ing in the pipecraft shop In the
Not Respond Tet
Does your oil congeal between the clutch plates, making your
motor extremely hard to crank, and causing your car to creen
42 miles south, of the starting point.
Horace West. Kashabpwie. Ont, Ko. 1U
in the list of starters, withdrew an
hour after leaving Winnipeg because
of inability to control his lead dog.
The racers will cross the boundary
at Pembina tomorrow and the leaders
may reach Grand Forks for Thursday
night's stop. With good trail con
ditions they should make Fargo the
. camP Friday. '
1 Albert Campbell, winner of the Hud-
sweepstakes last- year, was
his brother, Gabriel, when
the drivers reached Morris, after
burst of speed during- the afternoon.
ANGLERS SEEK CLOSED RIVER
Multnomah Fishermen to Confer With
So Ions at Salem.
Fifty members of the Multnomah An
glers Club, headed by Dr. Earl C Mc
Farland. president, will leave Portland
by special train tonight for Salem to
fight for a closed Willamette River.
The Portland contingent want the Wil
lamette Kiver closed to net fishing
from a point one and a half miles
south of the Oswego bridge to the falls.
SEASO?PS FASTEST GAME.
Portland vs. Spokane
FRIDAY, JAN. 26, AT 8:30 SHARP
COMPLETE" TICKET SALE A.XO RESERVATIONS OX SALE AT
ALDER. AND BROADWAY, PHONE M ARSHALL 2 15, TILL 5i30 MGHT
,. . - . Ol' GAME.
FOR VOI R ACCOMMODATION
TICKETS SHOULD WK
CALLKI) KOR BEKORE SiSO
MGHT OK GAME.
Grand Masque Carnival
HELD BV THE
SONS OF NORWAY
KATinnir mht, s:is to iom-s admission iu-, ivrtrnufi skat.
IJ, SKATES AND fHUCKIMi OK R PS. COME AND KJY lot H
SELK. KIN FA ST AND Kl HIOI N. FRIZES KOR R CESj ALSO FANCY,
. NO ELTV AND COMIC COSTl'MES.
THE ICE PALAGEAMEBIC,EST,CB
: ' j
LIGHT and you can
This would allow only light tackle flail-
The bill for the closing of the stream
at this point will be discussed by a
legislative committee at Salem tonight
and the Multnomah Anglers' Club
wishes to be there In force to "put it
over" if possible. The special train
will leave the North Bank station at 5
o'clock, returning as soon as the com-
The club must have 60 passengers in
order to get the special round-trip rat
of $2 which has been granted.
Sleuth Sticks to Story.
ELKHORN. Wis. Jan. 19. Attorneys
for the defense failed in cross-examination
.to break down the story of De
tective Corrissi. of Beloit, who yester
day swore that "L. H. Smith, of Del
avan, confessed to him while in the
county jail that he had murdered hia
wife in November last. Corrissi testi
fied that Smith talked in hia sleep
about the alleged crime, and that he
secured a full confession from the
Delavan man while posing as a fellow
prisoner. Read The Oreonian classified ads.
Trreaty-first and MarssurJL
TAKE W CAR.
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