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THE MORNING OREGONIAX, THURSDAY, JUNE 21. 1917.
BEAVERS HIT HARD
AND DEFEAT OAKS
Mackmen Gather 17 Lusty
Bingles Off Kremer, How-
ard's Clever Twirler.
BYRON HOUCK IS STEADY
Oakland Stages Little Slugfest In
Eighth and Gets Three Runs
Across Rodgers. Resents
"Kidding" by Hollocher,
Pacific Coast Lntm Standings.
W. T. Tt I W T. Tf
Ban Fran... 46 32 .590los An roles. 36 37.493
Salt Lake. . 40 31 .5t.i Portland 32 39.451
Oakland... 38 38 .500 Vernon 30 45.400
At San Francisco Portland 7. Oakland 3.
At Salt Lake Salt Lake 4 San Fran
At Los Angeles Vernon 4, Los Angeles 0.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 20. (Special)
Portland won the game in the first in
ning today when Hollocher. Wilie,
Williams, Fisher and Pinelll got hits.
serine four runs. They rested until
the fifth, when Hollocher, Rodgers,
Wilie and Williams bunched hits for
two more runs.
It took four hits to score the run in
the eighth, and in the ninth they
picked up three more hits, yet did not
make a run.
Kremer was hit harder than any
time before this year. He was not re
lieved because the Oaks could do noth
ing with Byron Houck until they got
lour hits In the eighth for three runs.
Bill Rodgers booted a ball in this
Inning and when Young Hollocher
kidded" him about it. Bill poked the
boy on the nose when they went
back to the bench. Blood was drawn
but no damage was done.
Waiter McCredle got hungry in the
seventh inning and bought a sand
wich, thereby using up Portland's
share of the gate receipts. The few
cash customers were so widely scat
tered that they were not even within
hailing distance of each other. Score:
B R H O A
Mensor.2. 5 12 3 4
Mid'lfn.r 5 1111
Lee.l 3 0 2 2 1
R.MU'r.1. 4 0 1 14 1
Murphy. 3 4 0 0 0 3
Sheehan.s 8 0 0 2 2
Roche.c. 4 0 O 4 2
Kremer, p 2 1113
L.Mil'er. 1 0 0 0 0
Hol'c'r.s. 5 2 3 2 C
Ko'gers.2 5 12 10
VVllle.r.. 4 12 6 1
Wirms.m 5 13 2 0
F'm'r.ml 5 0 2 3 0
BigUn.l.. 5 118 0
Fisher.c. 5 0 14 0
nneJU.3. 3 O 2 1 1
Houck.p. 4 11 0 0
Totals 41 7 17 27 13 Totals 35 8 8 27 17
Batted for Kremer in ninth.
Portland 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 7
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 8
Krrors. Rodfrers. Fisher. Houck. Mensor,
Tt. Miller. Murphy 2. Sheehan. Stolen bases,
JVilie. Williams. Slglin. Mensor 2. Lane,
Bodsrers. Two-base hits. Lee. Kremer.
Bases on balls, Houck 3. Kremer 2. Struck
out, Houck 3, Kremer 3.
TAlLEXDERS BLANK ANGELS
rrommo Allows Three Hits, While
Teammates Pound Hall Hard. ,
LOS ANGELES, Cal., June 20.
Fromme held Los Angeles to three hits,
while Vernon connected for 11 off Hall
ana tne Tigers won the first game of
the series. Snodgrass got three singles
and a triple in four times at bat. The
Vernon I Los Angeles
, ,. BRHOAI BRHOA
Chad'e.m 5 114 OlKlllIfer.m 4 0 0 2 0
T-nod'ss.2 4 2 4 4 2Terry.s... 4 0 0 2 3
Doane.r.. 2 0 11 0 Ken'thy.2 3 O 0 1 2
OriBgs.!. 4 0 0 10 OlFournier.l 3 0 O 7 1
Daley.l.. 3 0 2 3 OiMeusel.r. 3 0 0 4 1
nall'ay.3 3 112 liB.issler.c. 3 O 0 5 1
t'alla'n.s 4 0 2 0 HiEllls.l. ... 3 0 0 2 0
Mitze.c. 3 0 0 3 HDavlB.3.. 3 0 14 1
From e,p 4 0 0 0 HHall.p... 2 0 10 1
J Vaughn. 10 10 0
Totals 32 4 11 27 101 Totals 29 0 8 27 10
Batted tor Hall In ninth.
Vernon OO011111 0 B
lxa Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Error, Bassler. Stolen bases. Bnodgrass,
Vaughn 2. Three-base hit, Snodgrass. Sac
rifice hits. Doane 2, Mitze. Struck out, by
Hall 2. Fromme 2. Base on balls. Hall 2.
l-'romme 1. Runs responsible for. Hall 4.
Xouble play, Fournler to Davis.
liEADERS BEAT SALT , LAKE
long-Drawn-out Contest at Bee
town AVon by Seals, 6 to 5.
SALT LAKE CITT, June 20. San
Francisco defeated Salt Lake in a long-drawn-out
game which lasted almost
three hours. All pitchers were hit hard
n-nd the two clubs had 29 men left on
liases. Score :
San FranclBco I Salt Lake
iTalvo.r. . 5
111,. 1. n if
ii i l Tobin.m. 5
Jackson, p S
Baum.p. . 0
0 11 HRath.3. .. 4
1 z z USheely.l. . 5
1 3 8 0; Hannah. c 3
12 1 2Quinlan,l 6
2 14 OjOrr.s 4
0 14 l'O'lason.2. 3
1 8 12 OiHoff.r... 3
0 10 2 riubuc.r. . 0
0 0 0 0 Kvans.p. . 2
I Kyan.. . . 0
Totals. 39 KlX27i Totals. 38 5 1127 15
Batted for Hoff in 7th.
Ran for Hughes in 7th.
Batted for Hughes in 0th.
Fan Francisco 01000210 2 6
alt Lake 2 loo 0 0 0 0 2 5
Errors, Pick. Downs, Corhan. Quinlan.
Innings pitched, Erickson 8 1-3. - Evans
6 1-3. Stolen bases, Koerner. Home run.
Koerner. Two-ba-ie hits. Schaller 2, Malset
2. Calvo, Baker. Erickson, Hannah. Three
fcase hit, Sheely. Sacrifice hits, Corhan,
Krlckson. Tobin, Oislason. Bases on balls,
off Erickson 7, Baum 1, Evans 1. Hughes
2. Struck out, by Erickson 10, Evans 2.
Jlusrhes 2. Double plays. Downs to Corhan
to Koerner, Sheely unassisted. Runs re
sponsible for, Erickson 4, Evans 4, Hughes 2.
BOXER PKOJIOTOB REJECTED
Bobby Evans Enable to Join Colors.
Because of Physical Disability.
Bobby Evans, well-known boxing
promoter of Portland and handler of
several boxers, considers that he was
born under an unlucky star. After
making two attempts "to do his bit" by
enlisting Evans has found it impossible
to get by the examinations.
His last attempt was made last week
and he was notified yesterday that his
heart was such as to prevent him from
being taken along with one of the Am
bulance Corps being organized in Port
land. While In Spokane recently Evans
rays he tried to get into the Marines
but the same defect caused his rejec
tion. He figures now that he will have
to "go back to the land" in order to
do his share for Uncle Sam.
OCNXIXGHAM SETS EAST PACE
AYliceling Golfer Leads Field of 100
Starters in Patriotic Tourney.
PHILADELPHIA. June 20. Alexan
der Cunningham, of Wheeling. W. Va.,
with 74 strokes for the IS holes, led
the field of nearly 100 starters at the
end of the first day's play of the Na
tional Patriotic Open Golf Tournament
fit the Whitmarsh Valley Country Club.
Cunningham took 38 strokes going out
and came home in 36. Only 16 players
turned in cards of 79 or better, and of
these Cunningham was the only one
tinder 76. With a strong wind blowing
across the course, however, conditions
for good golf were anything but ideal.
Several prominent players, including
Walter Hagen, who were unabie to
reach here today, asked and were
granted permission to start play to
morrow. Neither Charles (Chick)
Evans, open and amateur titleholder,
nor Jerome Travers, the 1916 winner,
were entered in the tournament.
TACOMA TIGERS MOVE TO TOP
Seattle Drubs Great Falls, While
Butte Loses to Vancouver.
TACOMA, June 20. Schorr was In
effective today and Tacoma defeated
Spokane, 8 to 1. Vernon Ayau, of
Honolulu, joined the Tigers today and
BASEBALL HAS AX EVA TAX- J
Cl'AY ALL. ITS OWN,
"Off agin, on agin" describes
.the mental peregrinations of
Walter Mails! the crack south
paw twirler of the Portland club.
Mails quit the ' Beavers suddenly
last Sunday, announcing that he
had accepted a position in a
Seattle shipyard. Judge Mc
Credle ascribed his jump to fear
that he might be drafted for
trench work in France. While
Mails' friends ridiculed this mo
tive, the jibes of workers likely
are what caused Malls to jump
back to baseball to disprove the
played stellar ball, both in the field
and at bat. Score: '
R- H. E.l R. H. E.
Spokane 1 3 3Tacoma 8 12 0
Batteries Schorr, Zamlock and
Schroeder; Klein and Edwards.
Seattle 13, Great Falls 3.
SEATTLE, June 20. Seattle hit
Jimmie Clark hard today and got 13
runs on 16 bits. Great Falls scored
three runs. Score:
R. H. E.l R. H. E.
Gt. Falls... 3 11 3Seattle 13 16 1
Batteries Clark and Cheek; Alexan
der and T. Cunningham.
Butte 3, Vancouver 6.
BUTTE, June 20. Acosta did not
pitch any better ball than Hydorn to
day, but through several gifts and
bunched hits, Vancouver managed to
win, 6 to 3. The game was featured
only by some excellent fielding in
B H. E.l R. H v.
Vancouver. .6 11 2 Butte 3 11 3
Batteries Acosta and Cadman: Hy
dorn and ICafora.
National Tourney Abandoned.
NEW YORK, June 20. The National
amateur championship tournament of
the United States Golf Association.
which was to have been held at the
Oakmont Country Club, Pittsburg, Aug
ust 20 to 25, has been abandoned as
a result of war conditions, it was an
Maranville Makes Denial.
BOSTON, June 20. Walter Maran
ville, shortstop of the Boston National
League baseball club, denied that he
had enlisted in the Naval Reserve. "I
have not enlisted yet," Maranville said,
"though 1 have been thinking about
it. I probably will not join until Oc
tober." Baseball Summary.
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STANDING OF THE TEAMS.
W. L. Pet. I w. L. Pet
New York. 32 17 .."."! Plncinnati. 2S -J3 459
Phlla 31 19 .620! Boston 20 27 V'i
Chicago... 32 27 .542) Brooklyn . . 19 27 413
St. Louis.. 28 25 .023. Pittsburg. .. 18 33 .353
W. I,. Pet. I w. L. Pet
Chicago... 86 19 .n.TDetrolt... 24 27 .471
Boston. 33 20 .t;23 St. Louis.. 23 30 .434
New York. 29 23 .5."S Washington 29 32 35
Cleveland. 28 29 .401 Philadelphia 18 31 367
W. L. Pet. I w. L. Pet
tndianap'lis 40 23 .63. Kansas City 26 'j 491
Ft. Paul.. 31 26 .544 Mlnnap'lis 27 32 .4.18
Columbus. 32 29 .r,2.V Toledo. .. . 27 36 4"9
Louisville 33 30 .5241 Milwaukee. 22 35 .356
W. L. Pet w. T prt.
Tacoma... 29 21 .5H6! Vancouver. 27 27 foo
Great Falls 27 2n.S74IButte 21 27.438
Seattle.... 30 25 .545,Spokane. . . 20 34.370
American Association At Kansas City li.
Columbus 3; at Minneapolis 0, Toledo 4; at
St. Paul 4. Indianapolis 3; at Milwaukee 3.
Western League At Wichita 4. Omaha 7:
at So Joseph 3. Lincoln 6: at Denver 3-5,
Sioux City 7-o; at Joplin-Des Moines, rain.
Northwestern League Seattle 13, Great
Falls 3: Tacoma 8, Spokane 1: Vancouver 6,
How the Series Stand.
At San Francisco Portland, two games.
Oakland, no games. At Salt Lake Salt
Lake, two games; San Francisco no games.
At Los Angeles Los Anseles. no games,
Vernon, one game.
Where the Teams Play Today.
At San Francisco. Portland vs. Oakland:
at Salt Lake vs. San Francisco: at Los An
geles vs. Vernon,
Where the Teams Play Next Week.
Portland at Vernon: Oakland vs. Salt Lake
at Salt Lake: Los Angeles vs. San Francisco
at San Francisco.
Beaver Batting Averages.
AB. H. Av.l AB. H. At.
Williams.. 275 9 ,324IHouck 20 4.200
Wilie '-' SI .3l4 Flncher 47 8.170
Rodgers... 2S7 80 .279 Pinelll 24 4 .167
Borton.... 221 .19 .267 Brenton . 41 5.122
Hollocher.. 29.", 77 .261! Baldwin. . .. 20 2.10O
Firmer. 272 69 .2."4l Penner 3 2.0.".::
Fisher 214 52 .243; Harstad. . .. 3 0.000
Slglin... . 256 52.2031
MRS. CANADA VltIS
Low Net Scored on Second
Leg on H. Ft. Everding
PORTLAND CLUB GROWS
Many New Members to Be Admitted
to Organization Bis. List of
Flayers to Take Part in
Tourney at Waverley.
Mrs. Charles Canada won the second
"leg" on the H. K Everding golf trophy
in the June competition at the Portland
Golf Club Sunday. It is a medal handi
cap tournament, the low net winning.
Mrs. II. L. Pratt won in May. After
four months the four winners will meet
in match play handicap for permanent
ownership of the sterling silver vase.
At a special meeting of the board of
directors of the Portland . club it was
unanimously voted to extend the offer
of 12 free lessons to new members un
til October 1. As the new nine holes
are rapidly nearing completion the bars
have been let down and about 75 new
members will be taken into the thriving
organization south of the city. The
club is making wonderful strides and
within another year will be one of the
finest and strongest golf organizations
on the Pacific Coast.
The regular grass tees at the Waver
ley Country Club will be thrown open
today for the first time since the re
sodding was begun two or three months
ago. The new tees are beauties and no
doubt will be fully appreciated by the
contestants in the Pacific , Northwest
Patriotic championship meet which will
open Monday at "Waverley.
Thomas B. McGlll, a veteran player
of the Olympia Fields Golf Club, Chi
cago, is a visitor in Portland And may
enter the Northwest tournament. Play
ing In a match yesterday with Russel
Smith, John Napier and his son, George
B. McGill, the Chicagoan turned Jn an
82. George McGill is the Portland Golf
"This Waverley course is beautiful,"
declared the elder McGill yesterday,
following his round. "I would like to
live and die out here. We have quite
an organization back in Chicago. By
next year we will have three separate
courses, one for the women, .On one
of these you can play 18 holes and not
once face the sun."
A. C. U. B rry, chairman of the trans
portation committee at Waverley, has
signed up the owners of 38 machines
to help transport the army of visiting
golfers next week to and from the
club during the Northwest tournament.
Nine of these will be on the run con
tinuously. The Willamette encroached on the
Waverley course yesterday higher than
at any previous time. C. H. Iavis, Jr.,
president of the Pacific Northwest As
sociation, hopes for cooler weather dur
ing the next few days In the Idaho and
Eastern British Columbia country. A
little touch of frigidity in those sec
tions would stave off -a flood in the
Willamette and would not interfere
greatly with the Northwest golf tour
nament. At present portions of the
17th and 18th fairways are covered by
two feet of water. Unless the flood
rises, however, the water will not se
riously interfere with play.
PHILS TAKE TWO GAMES
RUNNERS-IP IX NATIONAL LEAGUE
GIVE DODGERS BEATING.
Reds Rally In Ninth and Defeat Cnba.
Braves and Giants Break Even
PHILADELPHIA. June 20. Philadel
phia defeated Brooklyn in two games.
The first was won by bunching hits
with errors, while in the second the
home team hammered out 17 hits, which
included five doubles and a home run.
R- H. E.I R. H. E.
Brooklyn 3 7 3 Philadelphia 7 7 1
Batteries Smith, Dell and Snyder;
Rlxey and Killcfer.
R. H. E. R. II. E.
Brooklyn... 2 6 2!PhiladoIphla 9 17 2
Batteries Coombw, Cheney, rell and
Miller; Mayer and Burns. )
Boston 7-0, New York 4-1.
BOSTON, June 20. Boston won the
first game and New York the Becond.
Opportune Boston batting and poor
fielding by the visitors marked the
opener. Burns' double on the first pitch
of the second game and Kauff s sub
sequent single gave New York the only
run of the contest. Scores:
R. H. E. R. H. E.
New York.. 4 7 2Boston 7 6 1
Batteries Anderson. Sallee. Middle
ton, Smith and Rariden, Kreuger; Tyler
R. H. E. R. H. E.
New York.. 1 5 2; Boston 0 8 2
Batteries Perritt and Rariden;
Barnes and Tragesser. Gowdy.
Cincinnati 5, Chicago 4.
CINCINNATI. June 20. Cincinnati
made a ninth-inning rally and beat
Chicago. The game waa replete with
sensational fielding and exciting situ
R. H. E.f R. H. E.
Chicago.... 4 11 2'Cincinnati. . 6 13 0
Batteries Douglas, Seaton and Wil
son. Elliott; Mitchell and Wingo.
St. Louis 4, Pittsburg 4.
ST. LOTJIS, June 20. Pittsburg played
St. Louis six innings to a 4-to-4 tie, the
game being called to allow the visitors
to catch a train. Wildness of three
St. Louis pitchers forced in each of
Pittsburg's four runs. Scorer
R.H. E. R.H. E
Pittsburg... 4 3 l.St. Louis 4 7 i
Batteries Carlson, Steele and W.
Wagner; Doak and Gonzales.
MOUNT ANGEL FANS SEE GAME
Officers or K. of C. Defeat Other
Members of the Council.
MOCTNT ANGEL COLLEGE. St. Bene
dict. Or.. June 20. (Special.) The erst
while deserted Mount Angel College
campus drew a crowd of fans when
the officers of the Knight of Colum
bus defeated the remartning members of
the council. 3 to 2. The game opened
with the officers placing a tally over
the rubber in the first canto, but the
defeated team came back in the second
inning by scoring one run. The game
throughout was hotly contested. Os
wald, .twirling for tiie officers' nine.
has pitched steady ball during the
present season, and is looming up as
one of the best players seen for some
time in Mount Angel.
Oswald and Schwab formed the bat
tery for the officers' club, opposed to
Smith and Buchhelt for the losers.
BIG BOUT IS PITTS
Denver Promoter Offers $2 0,000 for
DENVER, Colo., June 20. An offer of
$20,000 for a 20-round fight to a de
cision today was telegraphed to the
managers of Benny Leonard, light
weight champion, and Johnny Kllbane,
featherweight champion, by Eddie
Pitts, -who staged the Welsh-White
fight at Colorado Springs last Labor
Pitts wants the bout to take place
on Labor day. and says if the fighters
agree to meet each other under his
chaperonage he will stage the bout in
this state, at a place he is not yet
ready to announce.
CRICKET PLAYERS JOIN COLORS
Twenty Members of Longwood Club
Are on Honor Roll.
BOSTON, June 20. Tha Longwood
Cricket Club has compiled an honor
roll of members who have entered the
service of the United States and its
allies. There are 29 names on the roll.
Heading -the list is R. Norris Will
iams, II. the National lawn tennis
singles champion, who is at an officers'
training camp. Three other members
are with him; seven are in the United
States Medical Service or attached to
French hospitals and six are in the
American Ambulance Corps in France
Three of the honor men are aviators.
What Ex-Coasters Did in the
JACK GRANEY, ex-Beaver, went hit
less for Cleveland
Louie Guisto, ex-Beaver, back at
first, failed to hit for he Indians.
Joe Evans, ex-Beaver, failed at bat
and made an error for Cleveland.
"Buck" Weaver, ex-Seal, singled for
"Chick" Gandil and "Swede" Ris
berg, former Sacramento star and for
mer Seal respectively, went hitless.
Ray Bates, ex-Beaver, made three
singles for the Athletics.
"Ping" Bodie got a hit for Connie
Ivan Olson, former McCredie pas
timer, made one hit and two errors in
two games for Brooklyn.
Jimmy Johnston made a three-bag
Cut shaw, ex-Oak, got two hits for
"Gavvy" Cravath, ex-Angel, got
three dovbles and a single in two
games for the Phillies.
McGafflgan, ex-Tiger, got three hits
in the second game and went hitless
in the first.
Wilhoit, ex-Tiger, got ,one hit in
two games lor .Boston.
"Rowdy" Elliott, ex-Oak, doubled
and scored a run for Detroit.
Zelder singled as a pinch-hitter for
Harry Hopper, former Senator, got
a single in each game.
Agnew and Thomas, catching for
Boston, went hitless.
IRoger Pecklnpaugh, ex-Beaver, got
a single In each game for New York.
Al Walters doubled In the second
game for New York.
Alexander went hitless in the first
game for the New York Americans.
Carson Bigbee, former University of
Oregon star, and Bunny Brief, ex
Salt Lake slugger, failed to hit for the
"Chuck" Ward, ex-Portlander, got
two hits for the Pirates.
Bobby Steele, once with Victoria, got
a six-inning draw with St. Louis.
SOLDIERS GET FCLIi BASKET
Klamath Falls Prond of Its Ball
KLAMATH FALLS, Or., June 20.
(Special.) Klamath Falls shut out the
Company I, Third Oregon regiment
baseball team yesterday afternoon on
the Modoc Park diamond here with a
score of 5 to 0. The game was not as
tight a rub with the soldiers as had
been expected, but nevertheless was a
Manager Watt, of the local team, an
nounced today that he had closed with
Duke and O'Neill, of Sacramento, for
the Klamath, Falls Municipal Railway
day and'Fourth of July celebrations on
July 3 and v4, respectively. He says
that Duke has promised to bring the
best aggregation of ballplayers here
that .ever migrated to Southern Ore
gon. Next Sunday Klamath Falls will play
with the McCloud, Cal.. team.
Honcymaa to Play Hood River.
The fast Honeyman Hardware Com
pany team will go to Hood River on
Sunday to play the local nine there.
The men will leave the Union Depot
at 10 A. M., and the players are re
quested to meet there. Barr, Jennings,
Hyronimus, Long. Parks, Walsh, You
mans, Niles, Murphy and Newton will
make the trip. The team will go to
lone. Or., to play the team there at
a big patriotic celebration on July
3 and 4.
Umpire Eckman Quits Job.
SEATTLE, Wash., June 20. Presi
dent Blewett, of the Northwestern
League, was informed today that Ed
ward Eckman, who was sent to Butte
to umpire the Butts-Vancouver series
of games this week, did not stop in
Butte, but continued his Journey
toward Chicago, thus forfeiting his em
ployment with the Northwestern.
Caddock Throws Conlcy.
LAKE CITY, la.. June 20. Earl Cad
dock, claimant of the world's heavy
weight wrestling championship, threw
Steve Conley, of St. Louis, in straight
falls here today. The first fall re
quired 13 minutes and 49 seconds and
the second 9 minutes and 52 seconds.
Cards Get Texas Flinger.
ST. LOUIS, June 20. Manager Hug
gins, of the St. Louis Nationals, an
nounced today that he had bought
Pitcher May; a lefthander, from the San
Antonio club, of the Texas League. May
will report this week.
Coast League Leaders.
Leading Run Makers Tobln, Salt Lake,
50: Pick. Ban 'Francisco. 40; Fitzgerald,
Ban Francisco, 43: MasKert, Los Anseles, 43;
Hollocher, Portland, 43: Manser, Oakland,
41; Williams. Portland, 41; Schaller, San
Francisco, 40; Rath, Salt Lake, 40; Rodgers,
Leading Base Stealers Pick, San Fran
cisco. SO; Bchaller, Ban Francisco, 25; Mal
sel. Baa Francisco. 23; Meusel. Los Angeles,
2S; Lee, Oakland, 21; Williams. Portland,
21; Corhan, San Francisco, 21; Maggert. Los
Angeles. 18; Lane, Oakland, 17; Fitzgerald.
San Francisco, 17; Murphy. Oakland, 16;
Doane. Vernon, 16.
Leading Home Run Hitters Williams.
Portland. 10; Sheeley, Salt Lake. 6; Ryan.
Salt Lake. 6.
Leading Three-Base Hitters L. Miller.
Oakland, 5; Pick, San Francisco, 5; Wilie.
Leading Two-Base Bitten Borton, Port
land. 20; Schaller. San Francisco, 20: Griggs.
Vernon, 18: Farmer, Portland, 17; Fitzger
ald, San Francisco. 17.
Leading Sacrifice Hitters Middleton,
Oakland. 21; Rath. Salt Lake, 17; Galloway,
Vernon. 14, ...
MEN'S and YOUNG
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GUESTS ARE STUDIED
Swimmers' Expansion Found
TRAINER GIVES VIEWS
Mrs. Ernest Smith Is Deprived of
First Honors In Recent Swim
Across Golden Gate by Get
ting Out of Coarse.
SAX FRANCISCO, June 20. Big; chest
expansion does not prove proper physi
cal development, notwithstanding gen
eral belief to the contrary, accordlng
to a statement made by Glenn K. Jack
son, physical director of the Honolulu
Young: Men's Christian Association.
"I first ran up against this," said Mr.
Jackson, "whra I studied the tlgrures
which an anthropological examination
of a prominent swimmer gave me. I
found, to my astonishment, that his
chest expansion was a bare three and
"The same day that I gave him his
measurements I had a slender, gawky
youth with scarcely a muscle across his
chest and yet this same skinny fellow
had a chest expansion of nearly five
inches and he came near Mowing the
top off the spirometer.
"From this I came to study swim
mers as a class and I believe that,
taken as a class of athletes, the swim
mers have the least chest expansion
of any group you will find. At the
same time they have probably the
greatest chest muscles of any class of
athletes, unless It be the rowers and
"It Isn't the fellow that can swell up
his chest that makes the greatest mark
in the athletic world or any other
realm for that matter."
Friends of Mrs. Ernest Smith, who,
before her marriage, was Margaret
Brack and known as one of the best
quarter-mile swimmers of the West,
while sorry for the technicality which
deprived her of first honors in the re
cent swim across the Golden Gate, are
elated at the showing she made after
several years' retirement from compe
tition. Mrs. Smith was the flrst swim
mer to cross the strait last week, but
due to the fact that she passed on the
wrong side of a buoy which marked
the course, was disqualified and the
race awarded to Miss Frances Cowells.
It Is now hoped that Mrs. Smith may
be Induced at some future time to at
tempt the swim again in an endeavor to
break the record of 41 minutes and 15
seconds set by Miss Cowells over the
course, which approximates a mile and
a quarter. Mrs. Smith's official time,
when disqualified, was given as 28
minutes, 17 4-6 seconds.
The crowds which are attending the
games of the Pacific Coast Baseball
League are being treated to all kinds of
playing and the spectator who buys his
admission is unable to tell what will
be in store for him. A team which will
play "air-tight" ball on one day
will allow opponents to pile up runs
the next day with unheard-of prodigal
ity. Men and women in the stands and
bleachers do not seem to mind how
many runs are scored as long as one
team does not get an unrecoverable
lead from the other. A 14-to-13 score
apparently causes more excitement and
entertainment than a 2-to-l tally.
When one team gets a big lead over the
other, however, it does not take long
for the people to begin nling out of the
grounds before the end of play is
reached. In a recent high-score game
the two teams changed positions four
times before the game was finally won.
Metzger Makes Fast Time.
GRANTS PASS. Or., June 20. (Spe
cial.) W. W. Metzger. of Portland,
drove from Portland to this city yes
terday in 14 hours and 45 minutes.
This is said to be this season's record
and probably that for several seasons
Schinkle Sent to Butte.
C1T.1I X.AVV. PTT TTnli Tim .A
Lake club, last night sent Pitcher
Adolph Schinkle to the Butte club of
the .Northwestern League lor season-:
LOOK FOR MY SIGN
IF YOU WANT YOUR
My sign means to you VALUE
FOR EVERY DOLLAR spent
with me for a suit of clothes. It
means the original upstairs sys
tem in Portland of saving; $10,000
a year in rent lor the benefit of
the customer. It means, in short,
that the profit for the high-rent
landlord remains in the custom
TRADE UPSTAIRS AND
SAVE YOUR DOLLARS.
Saturday Evenings Until 10 o' Clock
ing. Bernhard thinks a year's work
with Butte -will give the gigantic right
hander needed experience. Salt Lake
has a string on Schinkle.
YOUTH BEATS VETERAN GOLFER
A. B. Swift Loses to C. L. Wolf in
ST. JOSEPH. Mo., June 20. Alden B.
Swift, of Chicago, picked by numerous
critics to be the leading contender
against Harry Legg, of Minneapolis,
the titleholder in the Transmisslssippi
Golf Tournament here, was defeated
in the second round of the champion
ship flight today by Clarence L. Wolf,
the youthful player from St. Louis,
medalist of the tournament. The
youngster played a brilliant game
while his more experienced opponent
fell down badly on the greens.
Legg broke the course record this
afternoon with 73 for 18 holes, and
was an easy winner thi afternoon over
his opponent, J. A. McClelland, of Kan
sas City, four up and two to go. Legg's
golf was the best thus far for the tour
nament, and the Minneapolis man now
is being picked to succeed to his own
title through the brilliance he has
shown in putting and driving.
R. W. Hodge, of Kansas City, de
feated W. J. Foye, of Omaha, one up.
and played a nice game throughout the
36 holes today.
The play this afternoon was much
faster than at any other time during
St. Joseph men were all eliminated
from the play for the title today.
Spring Handicap Begins Saturday.
The annual Spring handicap tennis
tournament for the members of the
Irvlngton Tennis Club will begin Sat
urday at 2 o'clock. Walter A. Goss.
chairman of the tennis committee, has
received a number of entries, and
wishes all persons who have not en
tered to send in their names either to
the clubhouse or to his office, 418 Lor
bett building, not later than Friday
Bobby" Vaughn Released.
LOS ANGELES, June 20. Robert
Vaughn, inflelder, received his five
days' notice of release tonight by John
F. Powers, owner of the Los Angeles
club of the Pacific Coast League.
Vaughn played with Portland last year.
Graham Defeats Corkran.
PHILADELPHIA, June 20. J. S.
Graham, of Greenwich, Conn., won the
Lynnewood Hall gold cup today by de
feating D. Clark Corkran, of Baltimore,
In the final round of the tournament at
the Huntington Valley Country Club.
JIMMY VAUGHN, pltchlngfor Chica
go, beat Cincinnati Tuesday. For
an old-time player like Jimmy this is
getting to be a regular habit.
That ball players are patriotic has
been proved by the many acts the stars
of the diamond have done to date. Most
of the players have taken up military
drill and subscribed for the liberty
loan. During the Cub-Quaker game the
other day the players went into the
stands and acted as salesmen for the
bonds. A scheme of averages was
worked out whereby a hit was credited
to each player disposing of $1000 worth
of bonds. A two-basrsrer called for
$2000, a triple called for $3000, and a
homo run was the reward of a $4000
sale. The averages showed that Catch-
t ." 1 1 1 1 r Ha Th111lAa lafl " ha
with a home run . and a triple, repre-
. : t - nnn
George Burns, left fielder of the New
York Giants, on June 8 played his 350th
consecutive game for McGraw's team.
Burns started his long run April 15,
1915, the opening day of the season.
This run sets a National League rec
ord. During' this run Burns went to
bat 1400 times, scoring 217 runs and
making 395 hits, which gives him an
average of .282. He caught 624 flies,
made 83 assists and 25 errors, giving
him a grand fielding average of .963.
One report from Washington has it
that Clark Griffith is so discouraged
because of the poor success of his team
that he is willing to sell his Interest
and retire. It does not seem to be
denied that Griffith sounded Fielder
Jones on a proposition to take over his
interest, but Jones declined, saying he
could not see Washington as a base
ball city. Another plain of Griff's was
that the two of them go in 'together.
buying out the other stockholders and
running the team in partnership.
MEN'S and YOUNG
to the Second Floor
LEADERS BEAT INDIANS
ClAlDBniUIA.H9 BFSTS COVELES
KIE IN PITCHING DUEL.
Browns Nose Oat Tigers and Senators
Trim Athletics Yanks and Red
Sox Divide Doable Bill.
CHICAGO. June 20. Eddie Collins'
triple and Wambssransn' rmv
Chicago a victory over Cleveland. The
& mu 3 w&9 a iJUL-nm auei. rae score:
Cleveland. .2 4 SjChicago.. ..S 4 1
Batteries Covelenkie. Klepfer and
O'Nell. Billings: Williams and Schalk.
New York 3-1, Boston 3-2.
NEW YORK, June 20. New York
and Boston divided a doubleheader.
Both contests were decided in the ninth
inning. The scores:
A. H E. R. H. E.
Boston 3 5 OjxewYork.. 2 8 1
Batteries Leonard and Agnew,
Thomas: Mogridge, Russell and Alex
ander. Second game
. R H. E R. H. E.
Boston 2 9 2New York. ..1 8 4
Batteries Ruth and Thomas; Cullop,
Russell and Walters.
Detroit 2, St. Louis 3. '
DETROIT, June 20. Spencer's error
on a throw to the plate in the eighth
permitted Miller, running for Severeid.
who had doubled, to "score with the
run that gave St. Louis victory. The
R. H. E. R. H. E.
St. Louis... 3 8 ljDetrolt 2 7 3
Batteries Plank and Severeid, Hale;
Mitchell. Boland and Spencer.
Washington 5. Philadelphia 3.
WASHINGTON. June 20. By defeat
ing Philadelphia Washington climbed
out of last place and forced the Ath
letics to the bottom. The score:
R. It E. - R. H. E.
Phila'phia .3 10 2Washington 5 7 0
Batteries Schauer and Bchang;
Shaw. Gallia and Henry.
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