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THE 3IORXIXG OREGOXIAX, 3IOXDAT, 3IAY 26, 1919
: BEAVERS BREAK EVEN
Seals Win Morning Contest by
Score of 5 to 1.
AFTERNOON GAME THRILLER
McCredle's Men Fight Hard in 10-
Inning Battle and "Win by
Pacific Coast League Standings.
W I. PrtJ W T. Pet.
t, Angeles S3 IS .BSS Salt Lake.. 21 21 .500
t-n trail., 2S 21 .571 Vernon 21 22 .458
Oakland .. 24 20 . 5 4."i; Seattle 15 2S "49
6jcramento 23 21 ,523i Portland .. 14 ad .318
At San Francisco Portland 1-5. Ban Fran
At Salt Lake Salt Lake 8. Oakland S.
At Sacramento Sacramento 2, Vernon 1.
At Los Angeles Los Angeles 5-3. Seattle
SAX FRAXCISCO, May 25. (Special.)
Portland and San Francisco broke even
on today's double-header. As a result
the Seals took five of the seven games
with Portland, while Los Angeles took
all seven from Seattle and thus got
a little tighter grip on first place.
In the morning at Oakland, Tom Sea
ton pitched like he used to for Phila
delphia, beating Portland 5 to 1, and
allowing only two hits. In the afternoon
Casey Smith helped beat himself and
Portland won by a score of 5 to 3 in
Portland won two games In the
series and Lieutenant John C. Oldham,
formerly the fearless fisherman of the
Seals, won both of them. John C. had
narrow escape here this afternoon,
but he simply, sat tight and let the
Eeals beat themselves.
Three Walked In Ninth.
:'. Tom Seaton was a curly wolf in Oak
land in the morning. He is charged
with two hits and both of them should
be charged to the rough ground. One
hall took a crazy hop andL skidded by
Corhan and another jumped 10 feet
over his head as he squatted to take it
between his feet. Those two fluky hits
scored the only run made by Portland.
But in the ninth with two hands
down. Tom suddenly lost control and
walked three men in a. row, thereby
nearly causing the death of Doc Strub,
who has a weak heart. "With the bases
full and George Maisel up, most any
thing was liable to happen, but Maisel
drove a liner at Crandall and the agony
The Seals whipped themselves in the
afternoon, concentrating a lot of bad
work in the tenth inning. A pass to
Wisterzil in the fourth was converted
into a run on a bunt which Walker beat
out; Maisel's sacrifice and Siglin's
Portland Ties) In Eighth.
Joe Connolly busted a two-bagger in
the sixth that scored two and the Seals
were in front. The score was tied by
Portland in the eighth when Rader
oiencd with a double and Wisterzil folr
lowed with a hit to right. Walker also
pot a hit, but there was no more scor
ing. Neither side counted in the ninth,
but Casey Smith began the tenth badly
by walking Walker. He then nipped
him off first base, but Corhan chased
him too long and he slid back to safety.
Maisel bunted and all hands were
Fafe when Smith not only fumbled the
ball, but threw wide to first base. Then
Smith passed Siglin, filling the bases.
Elue drove the ball against the right
field fence scoring one, but was picked
off first base himself. Cox lifted a
fly to center which scored another, and
then Koehler dropped a dinky hit into
left which put a third run over.
The Seals tried hard in their half
of the 10th, but could not tie the score.
Both Smith and Oldham pitched great
ball until the 10th, and then Oldham
walked off with the victory. Scores:
1 San Francisco
Al Ft It H O A
2 Schick. m SO"" ii
1 iKltzg'r'd.r 2
HCrand 1.2. 2
0 McKee, 2
B R H O
Wint'z'1.3 3 O O
Ualker.l. 3 o I
Maisel. m 4 o n
Kiclin.2.. 3 0 O
Blue.l. . . 3 l O
Cox.r 3 0 0.
Jones, p. .200
Cooper, p. 10 0
0 3 O
Totals 28 1 2 24 131 Totals 23 5 6 27 12
Portland O O 0 1 I) 0 O O O 1
fan Kranclsco . .0 o 1 l o 1 0 2 x 5
Errors. Walker- Cooper, stolen bn Mr..
Kee. Innings pitched, Jones 6 2-3. Two
base hit. Koerner. Sacrifice hits, Crandall,
f'orhan 2. McKee. Connolly. llas on balls,
ft Jones 0. off Seaton 3. otf Cooper 3.
Struck out, by Jones 2, by Seaton 3. by
Cooper 1. Double play. Rader unassiMted,
Walscl to Baker, Cavenpy, to Crandall to
Koerner. Runs responsible for. Jones 2,
JEcaton 1. Charge defeat to Jones.
Portland I San Francisco .
T!ader,s.. 4 111 I Schiek.m. C 0 0 4 0
1 ' KMtzg rld.r S O o 1
u uaveney,:i 4
0 Koerner.l 5
I.Mctvee.c. . 3
2!Smith.p. . 2
NEW PORTLAND OUTFIELDER WHO HAS FAILED TO ASSIST
THE BEAVERS TO ANY GREAT EXTENT.
bilV is i
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ji.,-,- ' r: v::,;c
did not make the protest when the ehot
was made, but waited until he had lost
Cannafex has offered to play him for
a $1000 side bet while they are waiting
for a decision, but up to date De Oro
has not taken him up. It is estimated
that between $10,000 and $20,000 was
wagered by outsiders on the champion
ship match at the friars' club.
Jack Bugbee says that Milo Condon,
state and city three-cushion champion,
did not play Taberski, but just held a
cue. Taberski defeated the three
cushion champion 125 to 10 billiards at
the pocket billiard game when he was
here last week. Bugbee also took on
Taberski and was defeated. 125 to S3.
Taberski also won from Charley Web
ber. 125 to 51, and Joe McCluskey, 125
4 GEORGE MAISEL,.
PHILLIES LOSE FIFTH GAME
DETROIT WINS, 3 TO 2, IN RAL
LY IN NINTH INNING.
Chicago Beats Washington, 6 to 5,
While Cleveland Bests Boston,
3 to 2; St. Louis Wins.
DETROIT, May 25. Detroit took its
fifth consecutive victory today by de
feating Philadelphia. 3 to 2, in a ninth
inning rally. The winning run result
ed from a base on balls, a wild pitch.
a sacrifice, a single. Score:
RHE R H E
Ph'delphia.. 2 6 2Detroit 3 7 3
Batteries: Rogers and McAvoy; Dauss
Chicago 6, Washington 5.
CHICAGO. May 25. A triple play
started by Kelsch made Washington's
eighth-inning rally shortlived, and Chi
cago came back strong in its half of
the inning and buried Walter Johnson
under an avalanche of hits and won the
first game of the series. Score:
RH'E R H E
Wash'ton.. 5 8 0Chicago . . . . 6 13 1
Batteries: Craft, Johnson. Shaw,
Ayers and Picinich: Lowdermilk, Kerr,
Danforth and Sehalk.
Cleveland 3, Boston 2.
CLEVELAND, May 25. Cleveland
won the opening game of the series
from Boston. Third Baseman Gardner,
who played with Boston for many
years, drove in all of Cleveland's runs.
RHE R H E
Boston 2 11 2;CIeveland. . . 3 8 0
Batteries: Mays and Walters; Bagby
St. Louis 6, New York 5.
ST. LOUIS. May 25. New York lost
the opening game of the series to St.
Louis today, 6 to 5, after tying the score
In the seventh. An error by I'lpp.
Jacobson's single and a sacrifice fly
by Gerber sent over the winning run.
R H E R H E
New York. . 5 10 3St. Louis. ... 6 7 3
Batteries: Mogridge. Nelson, Russell
and Ruel; Shocker and Mayer.
for three of
B It H
Fabrl'e.s. 4 0 2
Harper.r. 5 0 2
Compt'n.l 4 12
Knifrht.2. 3 O O
C'ham.m. 4 12
Cl'm'nn.l 4 o 2
Vvalsh.3. 3 o 0
Bchang.c. 1 O O
Maila.p.. 3 O O
Bigbee.. 1 O
Cook.c. .. lOO
Schultzt. 10 0
the Angels' five runs
I Los Angeles
3;KiIlefer.m 4 1 1 3 o
llHaney.s.. 2 10 3 3
OlFourn r.l. 4 1 2 10 2
2ICrawf'rd,r 1 o 1 0
o;K'nv'hy,2 3 o 1 1 4
2' Ellls.l. ... 3 O 1 2 O
2 Nlehoff,3. 10 0 18
Oi Boles.o. . . 2 II 1 4 4
."! Aldri ge.p 3 0 0 2 2
Totals. 34 2 10 24 161 Totals. .23 3 0 27 IS
Batted for Schang In the ixth.
t Batted for Mails in the ninth.
Seattle O 11 11 II o 2 0 O O 2
Los Angeles 1 0 0 O 0 2 O O 3
Error. Sehang. Mails. Haney, Kenworthy.
Stolen bases. Cunningham, Killefer, Haney
2, Boles. Two-base hit, Compton. Sacri
fice hits, Haney. Crawford. .Base on balls,
off Aldrldge 2, off Mails 4. Struck out. by
Aldridge 4. by Mails 3. IJouble playn.
Walsh to Knight to .Uleichmann. Knight to
Seattle Los Angeles
fi KiMrfr.ra 4
0 1 i Haney .a. . 3
1 0 Kourn'r. 1 S
4 rcrawfd. r 4
3 OiKenw'y.2. 4
0 Klhs. 1 . ... 4
1 0 Niehoff.3. 4
2! Lapan.c . . 4
0 5 4
1 1(1 1
2 3 II
Maisel. m. 3
Ulue.l. .. B
I V.v r A
Oldham, p. 5
Totals. 34 6 8 30 0 Totals.. 3S 3 9 30 23
Batted for McKee In the tenth.
Portland 0 00 1 000 1 0 3 5
San Francisco 000002000 1 3
Errors. Siglin. Oldham, Koerner, Corhan,
3. Smith. stolen bases. Maisel, Crandall,
Connolly. Two-base. hits. Mck, w nfmow
Connolly, Rader. Sacrifice hits. Maisel 2.
McKee, Rader, Siglin, Cox, Corhan. Bases
on balls, Oldham 5, Smith 6. Struck out,
by Oldham 7. Hit by pitcher, by Smith 2.
Touble play. Crandall to Koerner. Runs
responsible for. Oldham 2, Smith 3.
ANGELS WIN SEVEN STRAIGHT
Seattle Loses Both Sunday Games,
3 to 2 and 5 to 1.
LOS ANGELES, May 23. Los Angeles
won both the morning and the after
noon games from Seattle today, making
a clean sweep of all seven contests of
the series. In the morning game Mails
threw five men out after they had
reached first base. In the afternoon
contest Kenworthy's singles accounted
Though the cost of garters is
small, it is greatly to your ad
vantage to buy them by name.
J v. m
You will be well repaid in per-
-sonal comfort and satisfaction.
SeM Everywhere. 35 crats and upward
Fahr'q'c.l 4 0 1
Harper.r. 3 13
Compt'n.l 4 0 0
Knight, 2 3 n 1
C'n'hm.m 4 O 1
Grich'n.l a O 1
Walsh, 3. 4 O o
Cook.c... 4 O ll
Falkb'g.p 3 0 O I'Crand l.P
hilgbee.p. 1 II O U (Ii
Totals 33 1 7 24 111 Totals 32 .1 11 27 12
Seattle 1 0 0 O O O 0 0 O 1
Los Angeles O O 0 o 0 3 O 2 x 5
Krrors, Harper, Kenworthy. Stolen ba?e,
Fournier. Three-base hJt. Crawfrod 2, Kil
lefer. Sacrifice hit. Uleichmann, Harper.
Rases on balls, oft Kalkenberg 2, of Cran
dall 1. off Bigbee 1. Struck out, by Falken
berg 1, by Crandall 1. by BJgbee 1. In
nings pitched, Falkenberw 7. Runs responsi
ble for. Falkenberg 3. Oouble play. Fabrique
to Knight to Uleichmann. Charge defeat
VERNON" TAKES SERIES, 5 TO 1
Sacramento Loses Before Record
Crowd by Score or 2 to 1.
SACRAMENTO, May 25. Timely hit
ting by Edington, sharp defensive work
by Mitchell and Brooks, and inability
to hit Houck when hits meant runs
brought deieat to Sacramento today,
Vernon taking the game. A record
crowd was in attendance to see Vernon
take the series, 5 to 1. Score:
Vernon I Sacramento
Mtteh'l.s. 3 1 0 3 4!Plnelli,3.. 4 0 0 1 2
0 Mtddl t n.I 4 0 0 2 0
OlEldred. m 3 1 2 2 0
llWoltcr.r. 3 0 3 1 0
2iUrlcss.l. 4 0 19 0
Oil HMcG f n.2. 3 0 O 3 6
0 O liOrr.s 2 O O 1 3
1 4 3 Murray.c. 2 O 0 B 0
0 1 3 Plercey.p. 2 O O 1 2
Rodgers,2 2 0 O 1 0
1 Fisher . .. 1 0 0 O
. I Vance.p. . 0 o O O 0
ICole" 1 0 0 0 0
Chad'e.m 3 11
Kd'ngt n.l 4 0 3 1
Meusel.r. 4 O 0 3
B.Flsh'r.2 4 O O
Borton, 1 2 O
Beck. 3. .. 4 O
Brooks. c. 4 O
Houck, p. 3 0
Totals 31 2 5 27 151 Totals 31 1 6 27 12
Hit for Piorcey In the seventh.
Hit for Vance in the ninth.
Vernon 1 0 0 O O 1 0 0 0 2
Sacramento ...1 0 0 0 0 0 o 0 o 1
Errors, Mitchell, Borton. Innings pitched,
Piercey 7. Stolen baees. Kldred. Uriggs.
Beck, Edington. Two-base hit. Edington.
Sacrifice hits, Chadbourne. McUalflgan.
Bases on balls, off Piercey 2, off Houck 3.
Struck out. by Piercey 4. by Houck 3. Hit
by pitcher. Borton by Piercey, Murray by
Houck. Runs responsible for. Piercey 2.
Wild pitch. Houck. Left on bases, Vernon
6, Sacramento 7. Charge defeat to Piercey.
SALT LAKE EVENS IP SERIES
Oakland Goes Down to Defeat in
SALT LAKE CITY. May 25. Salt
Lake won today's game with Oakland
8 to 5, evening the series Hits were
frequent, Salt Lake making all its hits
and runs off Holling, who was relieved
by Brenton. Score:
Oakland I Salt Lake
I-ane.m.. 3 0 5 l .Magg'rt.m 4 ll 3 3 (I
2 3 0 Mull g n.s 5 12 16
1 2 0 Mulvev.l.. 3 2 10 0
S 0 0 Sheoley. 1 4 3 4 11 u
2 ! O'Kumaer.r. 4 112 0
1 2 2Krug.2... 4 O 2 7
1 0 1 Smith. 3.. 4 0 112
0 3 1 Byler.o. . . 4 II 0 2 ll
1 0 2!Markle,p. 4 0 0 0 2
0 0 01
0 0 0
Totals 35 5 It 24 131 Totals 38 8 14 27 15
Batted for Holling In eighth.
Oakland 1 0 0 O 0 S O 1 0 5
6alt Lake o 1 3 o 1 0 3 0 g
Errors, Slumpf, Elliott, Mulligan, Bylcr.
wnie.r. .. ft l
Miller.l.'. 4 1
Murphy.l 4 1
Stumpf.s. 3 O
A.Arl'tt.3 4 0
Klliott.c. 3 O
Hollinr.p 3 0
Brenton.p 0 0
Roche'.. 1 0
Home runs. Sheely 2. Two-base hits. Miller
3. Willi,, Mulligan. Krug. Stolen bases.
Bonne. Maggert. Struck out. by Markle 2.
by Holling 2. by Brenton 1. Bases on balls,
off Markle 4. off Holling 1. orf Brenton 1.
Runs responsible for. Markle 4. Holling 7.
Charge defeat to Holling. Double plays.
Krug to Mullicjan to Sheely, Smith to Krug
to Sheely, Bohne to Murphy, Lane to Bonne.
BOXING CAMP LUKES CROWDS
People Are Disappointed When
Dempsey I'ails to Appear.
TOLEDO. O., May 23. Thousands of
visitors thronged Jack Dempsey's train
ing camp today and went away disap
pointed because the challenger failed to
do any boxing. Dempsey was eager
enough to rip into his sparring part
ners, but Trainer Jimmy Deforest for
bade it because the newly-constructed
ring has not been padded.
Women and children of the Bay Shore
district are showing more interest in
Dempsey's work than the men. The
clubhouse grounds were jammed with
them and they watched every move the
Newspaper correspondents In the
Dempsey camp played a game of base
ball with Dempsey and his trainers and
got away with the big end of the 9-to-8
score. Dempsey was taken out of the
game in the third inning because it was
feared he might damage, an ankle.
TITLE WlfJE SEEN
FRANK TABERSKI MAY ENTER
POCKET MATCH IN "FALL.
Local Billiard Sharps Told That Ex
pert Is Willing to Derend World
Title on Local Tables.
Portland followers of the various
styles of billiards have had the oppor
tunity to witness a number of exhi
bitions, match games, champions and
challengers in action the past season,
but if the plans of Harry D. Green,
manager of the Rialto billiard parlors,
and J. J. Parker, president of the Ri
alto corporation, do not go amiss and if
the word of Frank Taberski, pocket bil
liard champion of the world, is good the
Portland fans may see a real honest to
goodness world's championship match
Frank Taberski is really a champion
without a challenger. During the three
years which he has held the title he
has defended it against all comers and
won over them every match. There Is
not a man in the country at the pres
ent time who is demanding a match
with Taberski. They are all practic
ing. Taberski. who plays a game which
Is much more interesting than balk
line for the average sport fan to watch,
travels around the country and bars no
one. He does not charge them a cent
to play him and docs not look for any
J5000 side bets.
Of course once a year a big match
is held with Taberski meeting the best
pocket billiard players in the world;
but any one by the wayside who thinks
that he can trim "Tab" can Just step
up in whatever city he is in, and "Tab"
will take him on, asking no questions.
While in Portland last week, appear
ing in matches with the leading local
players. Taberski assured Manager
Green of the Rialto that he would give
him first consideration for the big
championship meeting next fall.
The fuss over the three-cushion bil
liard title is raging merrily in the east.
In a recent match at the Friars' club in
New York ftob Cannefax won the cham
pionship from Alfred De- Oro. After
the match De Oro nearly raised the
rafters, alleging that he had been
"beat" out of the crown. The trouble
is over a foul shot which De Oro claims
Canafax made in the -second block of
the match. The question has been re
ferred to a board of arbitration and
will be settled one way or the other in
the near future. It eeems that De Oro
.HtW YORK ANNEXES SERIES
ST. LOCIS LOSES DECIDING CON-
TEST; SCORE, 5 TO 3.
BROTHER FOR TITLE
Champion Annexes Event by
Score of 185 to 170.
HAGENBUSCH TOPS NOVICES
C. B. Preston and A. K. Downs Tie
for High Honors in 50-Tar-get
Frank Troeh successfully defended
the Hercules all-around amateur trophy
emblematic of the all-around trap-
shooters' championship of the United
States, yesterday afternoon at the Port
land Gun club, defeating the challenger,
his brother, J. B. Troeh. 183 to liO tar
gets. The event on the Hercules ama
teur trophy calls for 200 targets, 50 to
be thrown from the 18-yard line, 58
from the 20-yard line. 50 from the 22
yard line, and 25 pairs of doubles.
Frank Troeh led his brother in every
event of the four, excepting in the 25
pairs of doubles, in which Jess shat
tered 4 4 to Frank s 41.
Following is a summary of
IS yds 20 yds.
4 23 . 22 25
J. ft. Troeh
1 P yds. 20 yds.
JJ 23 20 1U
Hagenbuach Topa Novices.
W. Hacrenbusch topped all of
novieea In the event for shooters, with
an average of 83 per cent or less, with
a perfect score of 50. Magenouscn
broke 33 out of 50 targets, but with his
handicap of 15 it gave him a perfect
score and the Frank Tcmpleton trophy
for high gun. Felix Frledlander, presi
dent of the Portland Gun club, placed
second and took the cup for that place.
with a score of 47. Both trophies were
donated by Frank Templeton, former
C. B. Preston and A. K-. uowns t'.ea
for hio-h honors in the 50-target prac
tice shoot, each breaking 48 out of 50
targets. Frank Van Atta. C. J. scnui-ina-
A. IT. Strowsrer. J. A. Troeh and
Charles Knight broke 47 out of 60 each.
Both Frank and J. B. Troeh snot at
30 birds each before the start of their
match. Frank breaking the 30 in a row
without a miss, while J. Blaine bagged
29 out of 30. Forty shooters attenaea
ihn Erdinc nark trans yesterday, de
spite the bad shooting weather, and
registered excellent scores.
Ireland second. 41.4 points: Roberta Wells,
third. 3S.4 points.
KeeoDd Section Junior Girls.
160 yards M. Ftrube first, time IS 2 sec
onds, IS points; O. Verstees. time 13. S sec
onds. 17 points; K. Ryan. M. Jennings. K.
Flood and K. Pekonins. tied for tturd, time
13.4 seconds. IS points.
HiEh Jump M. Strtib first. 4 feet 3
Inches, 21 points: E. Wright second. 4 feet
2 inches. 20 points: M. Peacock third. 4 feet.
Bssketball throw CI. Batsman first. SI
feet 7 inches. 12 2-5 points; G. Versteeit sec
ond, 37 feet 2 Inches. 11 2-5 points; E. Wood
ward. 54 feet 3 inches, 11 points.
Totals all around M. Strube first. 47 S-3
Points: G. Versteeg- second. 44 2-5 points;
K. Ryan third, 41 4-3 points.
JOE JACKSON IS DEPOSED
BILL WAMBSGANSS OF CLEVE
LAND STEPS IP 'NOTCH.
23 pr. dbl.
23 pr. dbU
Dr. E. It. Seeley
Lew Hayburn 14
C B. I'reston J -J
A. K. Downs
B. I... Drnton
W. lioff 11
R. E. Martell
Frank Troeh 15
P. J. Shepard 4?
C. .1. Schilling-
A. Zachrieson ..............ij
W H?,nhn,rh ................. S
A. A Hoover 1
Sherrod Smith, Back From Overseas,
Wins Game for Brooklyn,
Shutting: Out Rivals.
NEW YORK. May 25. New Tork
made it two out of three from St.
Louis, winning the deciding game of
the series. Causey won his sixth
straight game of the season. The
R. H. E. R. H. E.
St. Louis.. 1 2 lNewTork.. 5 9 3
Batteries Goodwin, May and Clem
ons; Causey and Gonzales.
Brooklyn 5, Pittsburg 3.
BROOKLYN, May 25. Sheruod Smith
of Brooklyn pitched his first game
since his return from overseas and shut
out rittsburg with three iits. He ha-i
splendid control of his crossfire ball
and the Pirates hit few balls to the
outfield. Konetchy had 19 putouts at
first base. The score:
R- H. E. R. H. E.
Pittsburg.. 0 3 31Brooklyn.. 5 8 3
Batteries Hamilton, Evans- and
Sweeney; Smith and Krueger.
MOTOR RACES TO LURE STARS
Ray Crcvlston, Champion, Is Target
of Pacific Coast Riders.
Motorcycle manufacturers are sitting
up and taking notice of the motorcycle
races May 30 and June 1 at the Rose
City speedway. Two Harley-Davldson
riders, Irvine Janke and Leslie Park
hurst, dropped into the city yesterday.
"Shrimp" Burns, speedy little Califor
nia man. arrived with Ed Berreth. They
are all after the scalp of Ray Creviston,
Ed Barrcth is used to the turns of
the local track, and. with four more
daye in which to practice, thinks he
has a good chance of carrying off the
honors. Never before has there been
such a collection of fast riders as are
in the city for the big event.
The speedway track has been
worked over during the past two weeks
arid the promoters plan to continue
rolling the ovl with a powerful steam
roller. Everything that will tend to
make this the biggest and best in the
northwest will be done by those who
are in charge of the affair.
The fastest riders and racing motor
cycles ever manufactures wnL be on
the card. 7
Every race will be for blood, for the
speed "maniacs" expect to make records
for their respective machines.
TRACK COACHES AVILL 4 MEET
Election of Officers to Take Place at
Boston May 30.
NEW TORK. May 25 The annual
meeting of the college track coaches of
America wyi be held in Boston Friday
night. May 20. following the prelimi
naries of the lnter-colleglato game in
Harvard stadium. The election of of
ficers for the ensuing year and the ac
ceptance of new members will be part
of the routine business of the session.
The organization confines its mem
bership to coaches who have trained
college teams for at least two years and
who are still employed In that capacity.
Harvard Junior Crew Wins.
NEW HAVEN, May 25. The Harvard
junior class crew defeated the Yale
junior class eight yesterday in the an
nual spring regatta on New Haven har
bor. The Crimson finished ten lengths
ahead In 7:60 for the course of one mile
and 150 yards. The Yale second varsity
crew won from the first freshmen crew
by one-fourth length. Time, 7:15.
Everett High Wins Meet.
EVERETT. Wash.. May 26. Everett
fcigh school won the annual district
high school track and field meet here
yesterday, in which five schools compet
ed, with a score of 64 points. Lyndea
was second with 26: Belllngham third
with 23; Sedro-Woolley fourth with 10.
Monroe did not score.
Dr. C. F. Cathcy .
J. B. Troeh
A. L. Hendricks .
K. P. Tro.h
H. R. KvercHns ..
G. II. Hambrlght
A. V Strowcer . .
Charles Fellers . .
J. A. Troeh
W. S. Short
Charles Knight .
H. G. Dejcfr
Mrs. E. E. Young
Mrs. E. 11. Young
I. . I.. Broadhead .
H. i. Dexter
,.. . .14
, . ...2'J
Slugging White Sox Outfielder Drops
to Third Place Cravath
CHICAGO. May 23. Joe Jackson, the
slugging- White Sox outfielder, has been
deposed as leading batsman of the
American league by Bill Wambsganss
of Cleveland, who. by a wonderful
spurt, boosted his average from .323 to
.427 in a week, according to unofficial
figures released yesterday. Jackson has
dropped to third place, with .386. while
Smith, Cleveland, remains in second
place, with .389.
Other batters at the too of the list
who have played in 15 or more games.
ncluding contests of Wednesday, are:
Jacobson. St. Louis, .376: Weaver.
Chicago. .371; Bodie. New York. .365:
Witt, Philadelphia, .343; Cobb. Detroit,
341; Gedeon. St. Louis. .338: Sisler. St.
Jackson retained his lead in total
bases with 49 and also leads in home
runs with two. His team mate. Weaver,
continued to set the pace as a run-get
ter, having scored 19 times, while Ed
die Collins, another team mate, con
tinues to show the way in stolen bases
with 10. Chapman's nine sacrifices
gives the Clovelander the lead in this
Faber, Chicago, Scads the pitchers.
with four wins and no losses. In the
National league. Cravath, Philadelphia.
although participating in only 14
games, leads the batsmen, with 563. Of
tne players who took part in 15 or
more games. Young, New York, tops the
list, with .425. and also Is out In front
with 46 bases. Williams. Philadelphia,
who is third among the batters with
394. Is in a four-cornered tie for home-
run honors, with Doyle and Kauff, New
Tork, and Hollocher. Chicago. Each
has made three. Myers. Brooklyn, leads
the sacrifice hitters with 8, and Olson.
Brooklyn. Is the best run getter and
base stealer, with 17 and 9. respectively.
Other leading batters are:
Mcusel, Philadelphia. .370; Konetchy.
Brooklyn. .369: Rariden, Cincinnati,
346; Griffith. Brooklyn. .341: McCarty,
New York. .339; Doyie, New York, .333;
Herzog, Boston. .319.
l'feffer. Brooklyn, with six victories
and no defeats, leads the pitchers.
IDAHO CONTESTS DECISION
TRACK MEET CHAMPIONSHIP AT
PULLMAN IN DOUBT.
Award for Mile Relay Race to Wash
ington State College In Rules
PULLMAN. Wash., May 23. Whether
or not Washington State college, Sat
urday afternoon aeelared winner of the
northwest collegiate conference track
meet here, or the University of Idaho,
given second place, was to bo awarded
the conference championship, last night
was in the hands of a rules committee,
following institution of a contest by
Idaho as to the result of the mile .relay
By finishing second in the relay, the
final event of the meet. Washington
was given 44 points, as against 42
points for Id-ho. Idaho's contest is
based on the ground that Parker, the
fourth runner in Washington State's
relay team, dropped the stick before he
crossed the tape. It Is maintained that
he thus lost second place, and that
Montana, which finished third, should
have been given second, carrying with
it three points. The University of Ore
con team was first In the relay.
As announced at the' close of the
meet. Washington State was winner,
with 41 points, daho second with 42,
O.-egon third with 35, and Montana
fourth with 13.
GIRLS' MEET IS SDCCESS
NEARLY ALL IN CLUB'S JUNIOR
Lillian Luders, Gertrude Ireland
Roberta Wells, M. Strube, G.
Vcrstceg and K. Ryan Winners.
Professor Otto Mauthe. physical
director of Multnomah Amateur Athletic
club, is well pleased with the showing
of the junior girls In their annual
track meet and games on Multnomah
field Saturday morning. Nearly every
girl in the junior classes was entered
In some event.
The high-point winners in section 1
were Lillian Luders, 46.6; Gertrude
Ireland, 41.4, and Roberta Wells. 38.4
points. The winners In section 2 were
M. Strube. 47.3; G. Versteeg, 44.2, and
K. Ryan. 41.4 points.
llnl he-etlon Junior C.lrla.
Baseball throw Helen Tyroll first, dis
tance VI. 7 feet. P.l points: Lillian Luders
second, distance S6.7 feet. S.ft points: Helen
White third," distance 70.3 feet. 7 points.
Broad Jump Roberta Wells first, distance
12 feet 4 Inches. 2.2 points: Lillian Luders
second, distance 12 feet Inch. 2.1 points;
Uertrude Ireland third, distance 11 feet 7
inches, 20.7 points.
50 yards Lillian lAiders first, time 7.3
seconds, 17 points; Margaret Black second,
time 7.4 seconds. 16 points: Gertrude Ire
land, time 8 seconds. 13 points.
Totals all around Lillian Luders first.
4tJ.Q points, sold winged "il" pin; Gertrude
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Dermott, Illinois Athletic club, Chicag-o.
and George Cunha, Olympic club. San
Francisco, and the Hoalini club, Honolulu.
IT RACES TO ATTRACT
WATER SPORTS TO HE SPECIAL
Culler Races, Surf-Boat Contests,
Diving and Swimming on
Under the auspices of the Portland
Motorboat club' on the afternoon of
June 11 as a special feature of Vic
tory Rose Carnival a programme of
water events will be presented by the
water enthusiasts. The programme
will consist or speed boat races, cut
ter races, surf board contests, diving,
swimming and canoe races with a spe
cial exhibition of water throwing and
maneuvering by the fireboats, David
Campbell and George H. Williams.
The speedooat races will consist of
16-foot speedboats, cruiser handicap,
runabout handicap and free-for-all
scratch races. Captain Spier, harbor
master, will be in immediate charge
of policing the course. Authority for
closing the course during the races has
been asked of the government to pre
vent the passing of ships.
Captain George v . Kendall is in
immediate charge of the water sports
on the river. It is tentatively planned
that the boats will race over a course
extending practically from the Broad
way to the Hawthorne bridge. Len
M. Myers is in immediate charge of
the speedboat racing events.
The following boats are already en
tered In the lti-foot speedboat class;
Willamette Bug, Baby Bell. Vogler
Boy II. Some believe that Johnny
Wolf Isn't checking any bets and may
be in the game. At the present timo
the outlook is not bright for outside
entries. The club has been in corre
spondence with San Francisco and
Echoes From Hempen Square.
EvORTLAND promises to becomo the
pugilistic Mecca of the west after
May 29. when the boxing bill
passed by the last session of .the Ore
gon legislature becomes a law. This
will be the only city on the ccaft wjp.ere
bouts of over four-round duratio.1 wlij.
The matchmaker, whoever may
ht. will find it rather a difficult matvr
to s!gn boxers to step ten rounds to. a
decision when they may secure at
tractive medals to take part in besots
promoter of ability. He must be a
of shorter duration in other coast
cities. Kastern top-notchers will balrt
at making the trip west when they
nicy secure fancy prices fr wcw in
the larpe eastern boxing center,. r
t'.cii atlng in no-decision affjirs. "
If the men Mayor Baker has ap
pointed on the commission hope to
make boxing a success in this city,
they must appoint a matchmaker wb
Is known throughout the land as a
man who understands boxers and
knows their value as box-office attrac
tions. There should be no repptilica
of the recent Peter Mitchle - George
Drew. Jim Flynn-Jimmy Dailty, Jake
Abel-Kid Herman affairs.
It Is far better to pair off a couple
of willing youngsters with less draw
ing power, than to match a well
trained youngster with a veteran who
is at the end of his boxing career.
George P. Henry, who has been act
ing matchmaker for the boxing com
mission for the past several months, is
not wholly to blame for some of the
recent poor matches staged here, for It
Is a known fact that the matchmaker
has not been allowed to use his own
Initiative at all times.
It Is to be hoped that when Chairman
Frank FJ. Watklns returns from the
east and the commissioners are called
for their meeting, that they will select
a matchmaker who is capable in every
department of the promoting art. for
upon the selection of a matchmaker,
more than anything else, depends the
success of the boxing game.
Joe Gorman. Spanish featherweight,
and his manager. Bobby Evans, will
leave for Vancouver, B. C. tonighL
While in the British Columbia metropo
lis Evans will make an effort to match
Gorman with Matt Brock or George
Chaney. the affair to be staged in the
Bobby Harper. undefeated light
weight champion of the northwest who
clashes with Danny Frush in Seattle
Tuesday night, has asked Bobby Evans
to second him in his go with the Eng
Muff P.ronson. who lost a close deci
sion to Lee Johnson in San Francisco
last Thursday night, plans on return
ing here within the next few days.
Charley Bonner of Weiser, Idaho,
would like to secure the management
of Joe Gorman. It is not likely that
Gorman would care to make a change,
as tie has done better during the six
months he has been under the guid
ance of Bobby Evans than he has the
rest of his career combined.
"Mexican" Kid Herman who took
part in many bouts in this sector the
past season did not go through wlti
his match with Battling Ortega at Oak
land last YSiednesday night, owing to
the death of his father in San Jose.
TIMING is the real rroblem of Ions
driving. What is tuning? . To un
derstand it. it is necessary to remark
that the blow delivered by the golf club
is not the result of one but of many
forces. The body itself Is swinging
round as if pivoted on the backbone;
the arms are swinging from the shoul
ders, the forearms from the elbows, the
club Itself from the wrists. All these
motions are more or less independent;
the aim of the player must be so to
balance the different muscular forces
by which these motions are governed
that they all attain their maximum at
the same time, and that time should be
the moment when the head of the club
comes into contact with tho ball. This
Is timing. And pressing is neither
more nor less than an error of timing
by which one or more of the muscles
exerts Its force at the wrong time and
the wrong point of the swing.
The beginner who is making his first
attempts at long driving Is nearly al
ways sure to fall into the error of ex
erting too much force at the beginning
of the downward swing. Even if he
remembers to take the club back slowly
he tries to make up for lost time, as it
were, by getting up speed as quickly
as possible coming down. The usual
result Is a Jerky, uneven swing and a
foozled drive: but even if the ball is
struck truly, there is no gain in power,
because part of the force has been ex
pended long before tho club reached it.
What the golfer must realize is that at
the top of the swing the club is for
an infinitesimal space of time at resL
Sixth and Bumside, is now
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Four American Champs to Take
Part In Army Meet.
PARIS, May ;3. Four celebrated
swimmers now in the United States
following demobilization from the
American army will be brought to Farls
to join the American expeditionary
forces' team in the swimming event of
the inter-allied games to be held at
Jolnvllle-le-Pont. near Parts. June 22
to July 6. Each holds a record.
They are Lieutenant Norman Ross of
the Olympic club, San Francisco; Lieu
tenant L Lilly Lauger, Los Angeles
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