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THE MORNING OKEGOXIAN,
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1917.
JEFF QUINT TAKES
Basketball Victory, 31 to 21,
Makes 3-Cornered Tie in
FIRST HALF IS RUNAWAY
Hill and Washington to Play To
day University of 'Washington to
Meet Multnomah Club Five
Here on Wednesday.
Intersrholastic Basketball Standings.
W. U. Pet.
Jefferson High 2 0 1000
Washington High 2 O J0O0
Columbia University 2 O 1000
Comnrerce High.. ................ 1 1 .500
Benson Tech, 1 1 .500
Lincoln HiEh 1 1 .500
Kranklin High 0 2 .000
Hill Military Academy 0 2 .000
Jamea Johns High 0 2 .000
A three-cornered tie now xelsts In
the race for the 1917 basketball cham
pionship of the Portland Interscholastic
League as a result of the 31-to-21 vic
tory of the Jefferson High athletes over
the Lincoln High tossers In the Young
Men's Christian Association gymna
sium yesterday. Jefferson, Washington
and Columbia each have recorded two
victories and no defeats so far.
The Railsplitters did not put up
good game during the first half, the
players said, because they were with
out the services of their star center
Kalp Knudsen, out of the game because
of a bad ankle. At any rate. Coach
Homer Jamison's proteges shot baskets
at will, and when the period ended the
count stood 22 to S. "Spec" Burke, of
the Jeffersonians, shot six field bas
In the second period, however. Cap
tain Henry Stevens, of the "West Siders,
went to guarding Burke, and only two
points were scored by "Spec" during
the remainder of hte game. He was
eliminated from further competition
late in the second canto when he was
automatically disqualified for making
four personal fouls. Conrad took his
Myron Wilsey featured for the Rail
splitters, getting 11 points, while Hugh
Clerin was good for six. Coach Stanley
Borleske put Clerin at center and
Nathan Lakefish at forward to' start
the game. Denny Williams made seven
points, all by converting fouls.
Jefferson 31) Pos Lincoln (21).
Burke (14) P Wilsey (11)
Williams (T) F Lakefish (2)
nendrlcmon H) Clerin (6)
Alexander (6) G Stevens (2)
Hastings G Gunther
Conrad Spare... Thomas, Gamble
tereree Homer BHaver.
Coach Fenstermacher, of the Wash
ington High School basketball team.
has arranged to play the Hill Military
Academy quintet in the Washington
. High School gymnasium this afternoon
at 3:15 o clock. Coach Dean Crowell,
of the Cadets, will switch his lineup
from the one that has received two
trimmings in the league so far.
A telegram to Manager Masters, of
the Multnomah Amatuer Athletic Club
late yesterday conveyed the news that
the University of Washington basket
ball team will be seen in action against
the Winged "M" athletes in the club
gymnasium next Wednesday night.
Graduate-Manager J. Arthur Younger,
of the Seattle institution, has been
dickering with the Portland club for
some time and next Wednesday was the
only available date.
Tomorrow night at 8:15 o'clock the
Willamette University delegation will
pit its strength against the clubmen
In the local gymnasium. The two
teams battled last Saturday night at
' Salem, Multnomah winning, 20 to 11.
after a hard tussle.
A. M. Grilley, of the Young Men's
Christian Association, will be the ref
. eree for the Hill Military Academy
Washington High School affair in tho
Washington High gymnasium this af
Charles S. Botsford, of Reed College,
was named to handle the George Wash
ington Camp "Wows"-McMinnville
Firemen basketball game in the Chris
tian Brothers' Business College gymna
sium tomorrow night. Manager Popick,
of the "Wows," is trying to land a pre
liminary contest for the game. If he
does the first match will start at 7:15
o clock so that the main event will be
called at 8:20 o'clock. The Firemen will
arrive in Portland on an early train
STEEX SIGXS SEAL COXTIi ACT
"llig Six" Patches Up Differences
With Manager 'Wolverton.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26. (Special.)
Big Six Steen Is to bo a bona fide
member of the San Francisco club dur
ing 1817, providing he can show his
worth as a pitcher.
Steen came to San Francisco today
from Southern California for a confer
ence with Harry Wolverton. As a re
sult of their understanding, Steen
signed his contract and Wolverton an
nounced he is to be retained as one of
It's no secret that Steen and Wolver
ton got along last year like a pair of
"Everything is all right and the dif
ferences that we thought existed have
been smoothed away, declared Steen.
"I am satisfied with conditions and my
contract and will do the best work I
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LLOYD FARMER, PURCHASED BY PORTLAND FROM PITTSBURG.
Farmer played at Louisville In the American Association last year until
taken over by Pittsburg. He batted .271 In the National League. Farmer
played with Nashville In the Southern League In 1915. He bata right-handed.
3 DOG TEAMS TIED
Seven Others Camp 18 Miles
Behind Race Leaders.
ALL CROSS BOUNDARY LINE
Hickey waa Inclined to make light of
recent assertions of David L. Fultz,
president of the Baseball Players' Fra-
t r.ity, that 85 out of the 125 players
w..o finished- last season with the as
sociation have guaranteed allegiance
to the strike edict.
Last Team to Reach Night Quarters
Has Only Four Dogs, One Having
Been Killed in Fight Lead
Offset by Longer Rest.
HAiMILTON, N. D., Jan. 25. Ten dog
teams, competing In the 522-mile derby
from Winnipeg to St. Paul, crossed the
international boundary line into the
United States late today, and tonight
three leaders were in camp here, while
18 miles back over the snowy trail
their seven competitors were quartered
at Pembina, N. D.
Gunnar Tomasson, from Hecla (Big
Island), Manitoba, and his team of five
huskies broke The trail Into thifl town
at 8:10 P. M. and was followed shortly
by Mike Kelly, also of Hecla, driving
five huskies, and Hyurtur Hanson, of
Selkirk, Man., and his quintet of cross
bred Russlawolfhound and huskies.
The advantage held by the three
leaders was discounted somewhat by
the fact that their competitors paused
for the night s rest almost two hours
earlier, at 6:35 P. M., and this addi-
lonal rest before the break of day
ends the 10 teams on their way again
was expected to count somewhat in
But one incident interfered with the
going today. Fred Hartman, an Amer
ican, now living at Le Paas, Man., was
the laet man to pull up at Pembina
tonight, having been delayed by a fight
among his own dogs, in which one ani
mal was killed. He cut his team down
to four dogs and continued in the race.
Association to Be Fully Manned.
CHICAGO, Jan. 25. American Asso
ciation baseball clubs will be fully
manned at the opening date, according
to President Thomas J. Hickey. Mr.
MAT KVFNT DATES SELECTED
Portland to Stage National Wrestling
Championships May 11-12.
May 11 and 12 are the dates named
by Edgar K. Frank, chairman of the
registration committee of the Pacific
Northwest Association, on which the
annual National wrestling champion
ships of the Amateur Athletitc Union
will be held in Portland under the aus
pices of the Multnomah Amateur Ath
Mr. Frank will leave for the East
late next week and will not return for
at leaeit five weeks, according to his
present plans. hue away from Port
land he will visit all the leading ama
teur wrestling" centers of the East in
hopes of . attracting all the best mat
artists in the country to compete here.
BEARS WILL HAVE S COACHES
Bauni to Aid Zamloch and Goodwin
in Training Californians.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25. (Special.)
University of California proposes to
make a showing in baseball this sea
son, if high-class coaches can do the
work. In addition to Head Coach Carl
Zamloch and Claire Goodwin, who has
. been engaged to keep a close eye on the
infielders, the announcement .comes
that "Spider" Baum, veteran hurler o
the Coast League, is to take the pitch
ers of the Blue and Gold in tow.
Baum will start his work some time
this coinlns week.
Deaf Quint Defeats "Wows."
VANCOUVER, Wash., Jan. 25. (Spe
cial.) The "Wows" basketball quintet
of Portland was defeated by the State
School for the Deaf team here last
night, 30 to 18. It was the third vic
tory for the deaf boys within the last
five days. The silent players have lost
but one game this year, that to the
Christian Bros.' team in Portland, and
in a more recent game played here that
team went down before the deaf play-
North Powder Stages Bouts.
NORTH POWDER, Or.. Jan. 25.
(Special.) Young Pugsley. of Haines,
won from Joe iSmih. of Baker, in a re
turn wrestling match here last night.
getting the first two falls. Young
Gilkieon won from Kid Holllngsworth
in ti rtfhpr wrpst 1 iti er mntrh Oier
Llndley won a decision from Farrelfl
Hess, stopping him in two rounds of a
four-round go. Battling Murphy won
from Toughy Hess.
Most Detroit Flayers Sign.
DETROIT. Jan. 25. The signed con
tract of Pitcher George Cunningham
of the Detroit Americans, was received
here today. Most of the Detroit play
ers have come to terms with President
Navln. Outfielder Robert Veach and
Third Baseman Oscar VItt, who have
been demanding more money, have been
classed as holdouts.
Bernhard Gets Capable
of Pitchers to Fit
With His Sluggers."
BEAVERS HAVE NO TRAINER
McCredie to Take 19 to Honolulu.
Catcher O'Brien to Be;Rewarded.''
Perle Casey Being Mentioned
for Place as 'Umpire.
Leibold Signs Contract.
CHICAGO, Jan. 25. The signed con
tract of Harry Liebold, utility out
fielder with the Chicago Americans,
was- received today. Liebold Is the 22d
member of the club to sign.
Tennis Body to Meet February 15.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25. The an
nual meeting of the Pacific States Ten
nis Association will be held here Feb
ruary 15, according to notices sent out
to the members today by Dr. Sumner
Hardy, president of the association.
Cottage Grove Team Wins.
ASHLAND, Or., Jan. 25. (Special.)
The basketball game here last night
was won by Cottage Grove over Ash
land High 15 to 11. The visiting team
plays the local Coast Artillery team
BASEBALL AND MOVIES BOTH
BID FOR COMEDIAN SAWYER
Iluck Likes Great American Game, but Finds Slapstick Work to His Liking.
Too Portland Hockey. Team Getting Lot of Undesirable Notice.
BT ROSCOE FAWCETT.
A week of unusual bustle in baseball
circles has served to fill nearly all the
Coast League first-line trenches, nm
club which undoubtedly will b
stronger this year is the Salt Lake out-
tit, under the guidance of the new
Salt Lake has suffered from ineffi
cient pitching the past two seasons.
ine bees have packed a wealth of
punch with such swatters as Brief,
Ryan, Hannah and Quinlan in the bat
ting order. This Spring Bernhard plans
to start with a strong twirline corns.
and if his pitchers prove as formidable
as Bernhard expects, the Bees should
figure from the start.
Here is the staff of slabsters alreadv
under Bernhard's wing:
-Kignt-handers Klawltter. Hue-hen.
Dougan, Dubuc, Hall, Kirmayer and
Jones; southpaws, Leverenz, Hoff.
Evans and Bliss.
Dubuc is the well-known Detroit
slow-ball artist. Walter McCredie
doubts that Salt Lake will be able to
sign him. as he has been under a $5000
or ouuu contract ror the past three or
four years. During his big; leas-ue
career Dubuc has salted away a goodly
horde of shekels, and he may prefer
retirement to the comedown of a minor
Manager Bernhard should start with
at least three good southpaws in
Leverenz, Hoff and Evans. Leverenz
is the portsider who formerly twirled
for the Angels. St. Louis had him for
a season or more. Hoff is the south
paw sold by Fielder Jones to Portland
last year and recalled before the sale
In other departments than pitching
me Jtsees will De strong. Hannah and
Sheely, the latter of Spokane, will do
the backstopping. Brief will hold
over on first, Orr at short and Rath
on third. With the purchase of Karl
Crandall from Indianapolis three can
didates are available for second base
ana the utility berth Crandall, Gis
lason, of Spokane, and Tom Downev.
Crandall undoubtedly will land the
regular job at the keystone. He is a
.280 hitter in Class AA ball. Frank
Gulgni, too, is said to belong to Salt
Lake, but Frank, with all his clouting
propensities, stands little chance to
break Into this infield.
The Bee outfielders are: Buddy
rtyan. Tommy wuinian. Johnny Tobin,
Jimmy Shlnn and Dick Bayless.
Walter McCredie will take no trainer
witn him to Honolulu; in fact, no
trainer has been named for the Port
land ball club. This will enable Mac
to bundle 19 players aboard boat for
the islands two catchers. Drobablt
nine pitchers, four Infielders and four
outfielders. Mack has decided to re
ward Catcher O'Brien for faithful serv
ice last Fall and will take him along
to oo tne DacKstopplng witn Fisher.
Marshall, the new receiver secured from
St. Paul, will be-asked to report at
Friends of Perle Casey are boosting
him ror another chance In the Coast
League as an umpire. Perle gave good
satisfaction when he held an indicator
in the league before, and President
Baum could make more friends at this
end of the league by giving Perle an
Los Angeles has purchased a young
pitcher named Harrington from Den
ver. Harrington's home is at Wake
field, Mass. He won 11 out of 14 for
Denver last year.
George Stovall is much incensed at
Roger Bresnahan, owner of the Toledo
club, of the American Association
Stovall says his release was promised
him should he be able to land
managerial position in the minors. Now
Bresnahan wants $500 before he will
let Stovall go Scot-free to Vernon.
"Putting over a piker deal on me,'
exclaimed Stovall excitedly to a Los
Angeles newspaper man the other day.
"Either I am worth $2000 or I am en
titled to my release. The fact that
Bresnahan bids me in at a paltry $500
shows that he Is merely trying to pick
off some 'chicken feed,, to which he
knows he is not entitled."
UCK SAWYER, the Los Angeles lines. "These people came out here to
boy who shares with Nick Altrock
the distinction of being the fun
niest man in baseball, is nursing a
full-sized dilemma. Sawyer, a former
Angel infielder, has been doing comedy
work for the Keystone company since
October and the Keystone folk want
him to desert baseball and stick to the
movies. On the other hand. Sawyer Is
wanted by the Washington Americans.
With these two contracts In his
pocket little wonder there is no joy in
"It s altogether different from base
ball comedy," says Huck. "In a way
it's easier; then :tf-ain it isn't. Out there
on the coaching line, you haven't any
thing to be funny with except your
cap. Sut you do have room enougn to
move around. That was what made the
movies seem queer to me at first. You
are coniinea to a place aDout as ois
as a 10-cent piece right there in front
of the camera. That darned camera
never lets up on you. In baseball, you
can stand around and wait for a funny
hunch; but that picture camera is on
your trail every second. She keeps
right on clicking and she don't give you
any chance to think.
I have had to dodge pies: tney
have run automobiles over me and made
me fall down from roofs and put me
through many and various stunts, but
somehow I like it. I love baseball, but.
oh, you movies!"
Huck says in the first comedy in
which he worked they ran a Ford
car through a department store and
then over Huck. He nearly sacrificed
his fair young life. Then they decided
the playnvas too long and cut bis part
If Sawyer Is as good In the movies
as he is on the coaching line he ought
to stick to the movies for there will be
more money in It in the long run
USawyer really made a tremendous hit
with his comedy last year tn the r.ast.
One day he and Altrock pulled some
stuff that was so funny that Vean
Gregg, who was pitching for Boston
against Washington, stopped to watch
them. When he started working again
he had lost the combination. Washing
ton began to hammer him and he lost
In Chicago one afternoon the umpire
ordered Nick and Huck off the coaching
see a ball game; not to see you guys
perform," growled the arbiter gruffly.
Altrock held up his hands for silence
and advanced to the gsandstand. "Did
you come out here to see the ball game
or to see Huck and me?" he yelled. Of
course the crowd shouted: "To see you."
Whereupon Nick made a deep bow to
the umpire and he and Sawyer pro
ceeded to pull off a fake fight in cele
bration of the umpire's defeat.
The Portland hockey management Is
drawing a lot of undesirable publicity
from its protest of Referee Ion follow
ing the 6-2 walloping Seattle " gave
the Sams in the local arena. As we get
it. President Bryan is sore because Ion
made decisions that hurt Portland's
chances to win. -Umpires and referc-es
who make decisions that hurt nobody
are worth about 10 cents per battalion.
Piatt Adams, the high jumper, has
been, professionalized for "capitalizing
his athletic reputation." Adams must
have accepted a job in a circus or
signed a contract to demonstrate rubber
Bob Edgren, well known New York
sporting editor, has been invited by the
owners of Miss Minneapolis, the world's
champion speedboat, to handle the craft
in the gold cup race in the Twin Cities
next year. Edgren . Is an enthusiastic
and skilled driver of high-speed boats.
With one of the Brockton hydroplanes
he won the gold cup race at Lake
George in 1914. A new rule of the
association requires that one of the oc
cupants of the boat be an amateuf.
A Harvard jiaduate would change
the name of football to something more
appropriate because "on the average
the ball is kicked only once In 19.38
plays." Squash Is a ridiculous name,
too. for the ball seldom squashes.
Evidently Freddie Welsh did not have
his personal referee In the "ring the
n-her night when Ritchie Mitchell beat
A Seattle newspaper carried a full
column story a few days ago showing
why Seattle should remain in the
Northwestern Leas-ue. Somebody should
also write a story in favor of the return
of the horse cars. Seattle is movln
CANARIES PLAY IIEKE TONIGHT
Spokane Hockey Team to Be Attrac
tion at Ice Rink.
Lester Patrick and his Spokane
Canary Birds will be the attractio
against the Portland Uncle Sams in th
Ice Palace at 8:30 o'clock tonight. To
morrow night Seattle will meet Van
couver at Vancouver, B. C.
The Canaries have trounced the Ore
gonians four times out of five starts,
At present the Uncle Sams are at the
bottom of the league race. Spokane has
lost its last two games to the fast
The referee will be named today by
President Frank Patrick.
BT GBANTLAKD RICE.
tween the universities of Pennsylvania
and Oregon. This is the height of
A University of Chicago publication
Is quoted as saying that if Minnesota
haa approximately the same eleven
back next year it would be only fair
to play its entire schedule on a single
Washington, according to the sched
ule, is to play the Reds at Cairo. Louis
ville and Cincinnati. They should know
each other's style if they came to meet
in the world series. It might rob said
series of a lot of its interest for some
Speaking of those New Year's reso
lutions but why continue?
They say that insomniacs still read
anything that comes to hand, in an ef
fort to while away the lonesome hours.
That must be the reason for the publi
cation of this Winter baseball stuff.
It is saidi ttiat the person who sees
Annette Kellerrnann in her latest mov
ing picture will never see any more of
Mike Gibbons opines that he will
stop Darcy. A good many persons have
a lot of fun kidding themselves.
II of Stove Dope.
In Winter the bush leagae recruit
Is & wonderful sort of galoot.
Ha is better than Cobb,
And is sure of his job.
But la Spring he is given the boot.
Kid Haas, the sensational White Sox
recruit, is not as ambitious as most
ushers. He doesn t want Cobb s Job.
He only aspires to fill Joe Jackson's
Ice hockey is a fashionable game. It
is especially interesting to surgeons.
Jim Thorpe finally has demonstrated
that he can play big league ball in
Rough drafts- of a code of racing laws
for tracks affiliated with both the Na
tional and American Trotting Associa
tions were accepted by the joint rules
committee of the two governing organ
izations. One of the principal new
provisions is that the rules shall be
mandatory and not subject to any al
O. W Burgess, star pole vaulter, may
be lost to the Illinois track team. He
is in a serious condition at his horns
in Fairfeld, 111-, as a result of acci
dentally shooting; himself.
A man in Chicago demands that the
municipal bells be rung throughout the
city at 1 A. M. to make people go to
You may now expect to hear Billy
Sunday defending the religious atmos
phere of the all-night cabaret.
Chic" Evans is ready for the task
of teaching baseball players the tricks
When the pitcher gets into a hole.
for example, one supposes he'll use a
It is said that Jaques Fournler is
practicing Indoor batting at his Winter
home in Tacoma. It is only timely, to
observe that the Indoor cross-country
race has not yet become popular.
GALE BLOWING ON HOOD
SXOWSHOER.S ENJOY HARD TRIP
DESPITE "ADVERSE WEATHER,
Several Return to Portland. While
Others Will Remain at Blile-Hlsfc
Mountain-house for Few Days
HOOD RIVER. Or.. Jan. 25. (Spe
cial.) While weather conditions were
not the best for sports on the broad
snow fields of Mount Hood, the wind
having blown a gale nearly the entire
time since the members of the Port
land Snowshoe Club arrived there Mon
day afternoon, a part of the recreation
ists who returned today say that the
strenuous 12-mlle round-trip jaunt on
ski and snow-shoes was well worth the
effort. The following snowshoers
passed through Hood River this after
noon en route to Portland: J. Wesley
Ladd, Rodney L. Glisan, Horace Meck-
lem, Chester G. Murphy, William Edick
and T. H. Sherrard The latter, state
forest supervisor, spent only last night
at the clubhouse of the Portland organization.
K. H. Koehler, who waa a member of
the party, returned to Homer Rogers'
Mount Hood Lodge, where he was
Joined today by Mrs. Koehler, Mrs. J.
DelbrucK and Miss Gene McKenzle.
Several of the snowshoers will remain
at the mile-high mountain-house the
remainder of the week.
GLUB NAMES DIRECTORS
MULTNOMAH EI.FCTIOV is SET FOR
If You Think Clothes
Make No Difference
to a Man, Try Walking
Down the Street
Take it from me, gentlemen, clothes certain
ly make a difference. Another big differ
ence is the price. High rent ground-floor
stores, with their fancy frills and fixtures,
have to stick on an extra profit to pay for
their big overhead expense. Close selling
on the 2d Floor is 2d Nature With Me. Come
upstairs, where I .sell you
My Eighth Year as Portland's Original Upstairs Clothier
2D FLOOR EILERS BUILDING
claimed today to be a world's record
forewomen in the 50-yard low hurdles
was established at the co-ed track meet
of the Northwestern University yes
terday when Miss Mabel McConnell
made a mark of 8 1-5 seconds. The
former record was said to have been
held bv Miss E. Bryan. Randolph-Ma
con College, Lynchburg, V, with 8 2-5
seconds as her time.
Doty Defeats Pe Ell Five.
CENTRAL! A. Wash.. Jan. 25. (Spe
cial.) The Pe Ell High School basket
ball team was defeated by Doty Tues
day night. 23 to 22, in one of the
speediest games ever witnessed on the
Doty floor. Pe Ell was leading by a
score of 14 to 7 at the close of the
first half. Doty has not been defeated
by a high school team this season.
ANOTHER day passes and only two
columns in the paper about Les
The miracle is out at last
Two Western heroes did set past
On Walter's National bunch;
But here's the miracle look, ye heavens!
Harvard has oee on all three elevens
This makes good a hunch.
And more than this a wondrous tale!
Four places he donates to Yale
Upon the first two teams;
He did honorably mention Beckett in
It would have been a mighty sin
To have left htm out. it seems.
After counting up the list, we find
Johnny Ertle the only boxer who has
failed to challenge Les Darcy to date.
Our statistician has totaled up the
amount of purses offered for Carey's
services and finds It comes to" $233,654.
Les may have something, but we have
our doubts about his equaling the mar
velous record set by another Australian
As we remember. Bob wasn't so
keenly interested in "the gate" as he
was in getting to bis rival. However,
Bob wasn't surrounded by a swarm of
money-mad promoters, managers and
In this Fitsimmons was more fortu
nate than the newest comer.
i Lloyds insured the football game be-
Frmlc E. Watting, Edward C. Sam
. mom, C. Henri Labbe, Percy W.
Lewis, A. B. MeAIpin Nominated.
The Multnomah Amateur Athletic
Club, on the night of Tuesday, Feb
ruary 13, will hold its annual meeting.
The nominating committee, composed
of Walter A. Holt, chairman; Edgar E.
Frank, R. F. Prael, Alma D. Katz and
James F. Ewing made its report to
Superintendent Dow V. Walker yester
day and five members were nominated
on the regular club ticket to fill the
vacancies on the board of directors.
Frank E. Watkins, Edward C Sam
mons, C. Henri Labbe, Percy W. Lewis
and A. B. McAlpin were nominated
There is a quiet rumor being circulated
around the club that an opposition
ticket will appear at the annual elec
tion. The opposition ticket will not
be made public until more definite ar
rangements have been made.
A. H. Allen, chairman of the enter
tainment committee of the club, with
his assistants, Harry Fischer and Ed
ward C. gammons, have made plans to
hold a big smoker in the club gym
nasium immediately following the re
port of President Ellsworth. Songs,
smokes, recitations and various other
forms of entertainment will be fur
nished from 8 o'clock until 10:30
3 MORE YAXKS SIGX CONTRACTS
CInb Has Regular Infielders, Out
fielders and Catcher in Line.
NEW YORK, Jan. 25. The New York
American League club announced today
that it had received signed contracts
of Infielders Angel Aragon and William
Knaupp and Catcher Benjamin Shi
Aratron. a Cuban, was farmed out dur-
InK most of 1915 and 1916. The other
players were obtained in the draft,
KnauPD from Shreveport and Shaw
from Macon. None of these players waa
a mpmhpr of the fraternity.
According to Business Manager Spar
row. the New York club signed Baker,
1 third base: Peckinpaugh, shortstop: Ge
deon, second base; Mullen, llrst base;
Magee, left field; Maisel, center field;
Gilhooley. right field; Nunamaker,
catcher, and Caldwell and Fisher, pitch
Girl Breaks Hurdle Record.
CHICAGO. I1L. Jan. 25. What was
ePmms t s
UNTIL 10 P. M.
PENDLETON LIBRARY ENDS
Council Votes to Repeal Action.
Peace Commission Xamcd.
PENDLETON. Or., Jan. 25. (Special.)
The Pendleton Public Library, to
which was granted a charter of corpo
ration, will cease to exist. On the ad
vice of Judge J. A. Fee, the Council
last night voted to repeal the four or
dinances recently passed which pro
vided for a separate city library and
an annual tax levy for its maintenance.
Judge Fee declared that the Legisla
ture in giving the power to municipali
ties to contract with corporations for
the maintenance of a . library was in
error. To clear up the library situa
tion a peace commission consisting of
three members from the Council, three
from the county and three from the
commercial association has been appointed.
association has paid $88 as its share,
and its officers believe the charge to be
just. The chapter has retained a law
yer to fight its case.
STOCK WEATHERS WINTER
Eastern Oregon Animals Reported
to Be in Fine Condition.
BAKER. Or, Jan. 25. (Special.)
That all kinds of livestock are coming
through the unusually severe Winter In
splendid condition is the report from
stockmen of all parts of Baker, Grant
and adjoining counties. Although the
thermometer went down to 40 degrees
below zero in some parts of Grant
County, and to nearly 30 below in Baker
County, the light snow made feeding
conditions ideal, so that cattle, horses
and sheep fared well. Even the horses
that are still on the range are doing -well.
No livestock losses have been re
ported all Winter, and stockmen ex
pect to have many head, satisfactory
grazing conditions and good prices this
Head The Oregonian classified ads.
JOY RIDE BILL REFUSED
Organization Objects to Paying for
TACOMA, Wash.. Jan. 25. (Special.)
Members of the finance committee of
the Mary Ball chapter. Daughters of
the American Revolution, will fight
George H. Atherton's contemplated suit
to recover S690 for automobile hire.
They assert that the money was spent
oy Airs. Maude M. Jackson, of Chicago,
who staged an historic pageant for the
Daughters and the Women's Clubhouse
Association July 4 last, for joyrides by
Mrs. Jackson and her son and for rec
reation trips. Mrs. Jackson's spectacle
staged in the Stadium was a flat failure
Mary Ball chapter paid S50 as its
share of the bill presented, but rejected
the joyride portion of the account. The
Cherry's Sell Up-to-Date
Responsible Men With
out a First Payment
This alert Clothing Shop offers smart
Overcoats and Suits also on the same
liberal arrangement. Select what you
want tomorrow or next day, arrange
installment payments according to
CHERRY'S regular credit -system, and.
if your references ar satisfactory,
you'll not be required to pay a dollar
until your first installment payment!
Isn't that a sensible and convenient
way to clothe yourself stylishly? You
see. you need not wait a single day.
Indeed, the sooner you make your
choice the better.
Furthermore, the management of
Cherry's Shop may soon decide to dis"
continue the innovation of requiring
nothing down. So far it's only a tem
porary offer, subject to withdrawal at
So drop in at Cherry's place some
time today or Saturday. This store is
always open Saturday until 10 P. M..
and scores of men find Saturday night
the most convenient and satisfactory
time to buy their clothes.
Undoubtedly you're familiar with
Cherry's location. Right In the busi
ness center 369-391 Washington street
(Pittock block). Adv.
SEASON'S FASTEST GAME.
Portland vs. Spokane
TONIGHT AT 8:30 SHARP
COMPLETE TICKET SALE AND RESERVATIONS ON SALE AT
ALDER AND BROADWAY, PHONE MARSHALL SIS. TILL Bi30 NIGHT
FOR TOl'R ACCOMMODATION
TICKETS SHOl'LD BE
CALLED FOR BEFORE B--tO
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