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THE MORNING OREGONIAN, MONDAY, JUNE 7, 1920
FIGHT HERE FRIDAY
Young Brown to Meet Joe
Gorman in Leader.
TWO HEAVIES TO CLASH
Clem Johnson to Go Against Andre
AtoderMn; l'rankie Garcia
Matched With Brenton.
BY DICK SHARP.
Toung Brown. Clem Johnson and
Frankie Garcia. California boxers,
who are to show their wares at the
Armory Friday night, will start north
tonisht, accompanied by Jimmy Ual
lagher. who directs the business af
fairs of the trio.
Brown will meet Joe Gorman in
the headliner of what promises to be
another one of thoee sensational af
fairs that the fans will speak of for
months to come. Johnson, who is a
negro tipplne the beam at better than
200 pounds, will face Andre Anderson,
the giant Chicajro heavyweight, in
the semi-final. Both of these huskies
are Gollaths and something is sure
to drop when they come together,
j Johnson has had but one start since
comlnc west, that with Tiny Herman,
the promising young heavyweight of
C'het Mclntyre. which resulted in a
draw. iney tanpiea in "mmahu.
Anderson, while he will make his
first start before the fane of the
city, has been here for the better part
of throe weeks and has impressed all
with his daily stunts in the gymna
sium. He is a big. powerful, jjrood
natured chap with a kick that would
fell an ox.
Anderson has met some of the beet
men in the heavyweight division dur
ing the time le has been in the i'ame.
Among others ho holds a 20-round
decision to his credit over Sam Lang
ford, gained at Saskatoon, Canada.
Frankie Garcia, the third Califor
nian, who is making the trip north to
meet Dick Brenton. is regarded as
one of the hardest hitting bantams in
California. Spanish by birth, this
youngster is said to remind one of
Joe Rivers when the latter first
started winning his spurs in the game
Garcia is the youngster who won a
four-round decision over Neal Zim
merman in Oakland three months ago
when the east side blonde cast his lot
with Dick Discnbcrry and invaded the
Matchmaker Evans plans on using
Johnny Boscovitch and Joe Swain in
one of the four-round events, while
xho curtain-raiser will be made up
between Carl Martin. Jimmy Moscow,
Johnny Fugate, George Burns and
Ticket reservations for Friday
" night's bouts are coming in faster
"han they did for the recent Joe
Benjamin-Eddie Shannon bout, and
even larger house than that which
eted the two lightweights is ex
ited when the featherweights clash,
e seat sale will open at Sherman,
r xy &. Co. Tuesday morning.
The sale of tickets for the Benny
onard-Johnny Sheppards go will
, en Saturday, June 12. Reservations
an be made by mailing a money
.order to Walter B. Honeyman or
Bobby Evans at Shrine headquarters,
In sending in reservation money
the war tax must be included.
Billy Gibson, manager of light
weight champion Benny Leonard,
long-distance telephoned Bobby Ev
ans that he and his lightweight cham
pion would start north next Satur
day and would open his training
quarters in this city Tuesday, June
Johnny Shepardo, the European
lightweight champion, will leave New
1'ork for Portland today.
Leonard will train at the Multno
mah Amateur Athletic club while
preparing for the match, and will be
assisted by Joe Benjamin, Joe Gor
man and Alex Trambitas.
The Englishman will be located at
the Police gymnasium and will have
Stanley Willis and Billy Mascott for
George Eagles, the San Francisco
featherweight, who wasn't good
enough for a chance here, won an
other fight in his home town the oth
er night, defeating Jimmy Roach
rated as the hardest hitting young
feather around the Bay section. Roach
has beaten Eddie Gorman and other
''well-known boxers, but was out
classed by Eagles.
George Shanklin, Tacoma promoter,
has closed shop for the summer, the
recent Walker-Herman match being
cia final main event of the season.
Johnny Noye. the Minneapolis light
weight, who came to the coast sev
eral months ago under the direction
of Bobby Evans before the latter was
appointed matchmaker of the Port
land boxing commission. Is again in
the city. Johnny had but one fight
in this neck of the woods, that with
Muff Bronson at Milwaukie, and he
showed to fair advantage.
Those who have seen Noye work
with other boys than Bronson say
that Noye failed to show at his best
when seen here, in which case it is
conceded that he must be some bat
tler. Jimmy Brenton, a younger brother
of Dick Brenton, is anxious to start
here. He Is said to be a better boxer
than Dick, who showed so well in
his first start here against Sammy
The featherweight limit in boxing
has grown in leaps and bounds. Some
30 years ago it was- 115 pounds, and,
according to Jack Skelly, the Yonkers
encyclopedia on things pugilistic, it
never has been officially changed.
Then Skelly opines that he and George
Dixon fought the last real feather
weight battle in New Orleans years
and years a-go, with the weight 115
The 122-pound limit, according to
Skelly, came in about 32 years ago.
It was then regarded as a "special
class," in which Jimmy Lynch. Johnny
Larkens and men like that contested.
Yet here today, with 122 pounds ring
Bide generally recognized as the high
est weight at which titular matches
should be decided, we have Benny
Valger claiming the championship.
Valger weighed in at 12'. pounds at
3 o'clock, which made him about 128
at ringside and Kilbane didn't weight
In at all.
George Bothner. who refereed the
Btecher-Landos wrestling match, took
a pedometer into the ring with him
lust out of curiosity. He wanted
to se how much ground he would
cover in circling the arena while
watching the grapplera at work. At
the end of the contest, which lasted
Z hours 13 minutes and 35 seconds,
Bothner discovered he had traveled
College Star Bids for Fame.
Now comes Horace H. Ford, a for-
jner athlete of Massachusetts college
mentioned as a coming star of the
big leagues. He is playing with the
Boston Braves and is considered by
a number of eastern sporting writ
ers as a pretty prospect. It is many
a moon since so many former col
legians trying out in the big brush
have received so much favorable com
ment from the baseball scribes. It
will be interesting to note how many
of them will measure up to the prog
nostications made for them.
McGRAW WAXTS OUTFIELDER
Deal Rumored to Strengthen Giants
Squad Is Needed.
It is reported ir. the Giant camp
that John McGraw is about to make a
deal for an infielder who wilu mate
rially strengthen the club, but no in
formation on the subject is available
at this time. Just where the Giant
leader may lay his hands on the de
sired player is not clear.
He tried hard last winter to land an
infielder, making excellent offers for
Rogers Hornsby, Milton Stock and
Walter Maranvilie, but without suc
cess. The further the season pro
gresses the more obvious becomes the
need of reinforcements for the Giant
infield and even when Frank Frisch
gets back into uniform the situation
now existing wiil not be entirely
Portland Motorboat Club
' Orth Mathiot has sold his partially
completed hydroplane to Billy Love,
vice-commodore of the club, who will
complete her and enter her in the
races this summer. Orth will spend
several months at Twin Falls. Idaho,
where he is employed by the Warren
The Vogler Boy III is in the hoist
having her hull rubbed and oiled in
preparation for the regatta and New
berg races. Frank Mathiot is super
intending the work of getting her
Skipper McLean has installed a
new motor in the Blink which he ex
pects will increase her speed several
The Dissie Marquam is being paint
ed and having some soft spots In
her hull repaired.
William Pietzold has bought the
Rudy from Marion Boone and is hard
at work getting her ready for the
ROLAND ROBERTS ASHED EAST
San Francisco Man Has Chance ol
Being Sent to Australia.
Eastern tennis officials of the
American Lawn Tennis association
have notified Dr. Sumner Hardy,
president of the California Lawn
Tennis association, that they are anx
ious to see Roland Roberts of San
Francisco in action in all the prin
cipal tournaments of the east this
season. They do not say so, but it
is implied that Roberts stands a
good chance of being selected to go
to Australia as one of the four mem
bers of the American Davis cup team.
William Johnston, the national
champion, left San Francisco last
week and is now in New York ready
to sail to England and France next
Saturday. Johnston, with R. Norris
Williams and Richard Tilden, are
going to Europe to play in the pre
liminary games which will decide
which country shall have the right
to challenge Australia to play for
the Davis cup. It is for these games
in the Antipodes that the tennis as
sociation is looking for etra players,
as it is doubtful if Tilden or John
ston will be able to make the long
X1XE NOT TO TOUR ORIEXT
Corvallis Board of Control Favors
Trip for Next Year.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON,
Seattle, May 30. (Special.) Contrary
to former plans, the varsity baseball
team will not tour Japan this sum
mer. Such is the decision of the board
of control, made at its last meeting
Wednesday evening. Lack of funds
and the time element influenced the
officials in their decision. It was
considered advisable, however, to send
the team to the orient next year.
Another action of the board was
the reappointment of "Hec" Edmund
son as trainer and track coach, at an
annual salary of J3000. Coach ,-Stub"
Allison was authorized to consider ap
plications for an assistant coach and
submit his name to the board of
DOZEN GAMES OUT OF 13 WON
North Pacific Colleg-e Completes
One of Most Successful Seasons.
The baseball team of the North
Pacific college has just ended after
completing one of the most success
ful seasons in the history of the na
tional game at the Forest Grove
school. The team won twelve out of
the thirteen that were played.
Horace Miller, who coached the
team, was assisted by Robert Chris
holm in turning out a championship
Those receiving the varsity letter
were: Quissenberg, Terry, Jensen,
Moist, McLaughlin, Hedberg, Estes,
Muir, Merrill, Cummins, Grove, War-
naker and Butler. Most of these men
are freshmen and sophomores and
will play next year.
GAMBLING BASEBALL CURSE
National League President Fights
Evil Among Players.
"Gambling is baseball's curse,"
comments William F. Baker, presi
dent of the Philadelphia National
league club. "Every means at our
disposal is being employed to kill it
in its every form, from watering on
the results of games you're going to
play in down to penny-ante in the
Pullman sleeper, with everybody else
trying to sleep. I mean, of course,
gambling by the players.
"The case of Tom Seaton and
Casey Smith wilPhave a salutary ef
fect. They must have had conclusive
evidence about those fellows. Usually
in big leagues the evidence has been
so shadowy that it was dangerous to
make any definite charges, though
the magnates were absolutely sure
of their ground."
Rickey Has Lazy Pitchers.
I have three Ditchers on mv team
who are hustlers and anxious for the
success of the team," said Branch
Rickey of the Cardinals some time
back, "and I have three who have
ability, but are indifferent and lazy.
I am not going to keep those fellows
long. They will loaf at the expense of
some other club unless they show a
reversal in spirit. Since making the
remark iiickey nas disposed of sev
eral, but he still has more than three
pitchers on his staff.
Legion to Play Iron Works.
HOOD RIVER, Or.. May 29. (Spe
cial.) The American Legion baseball
team will meet the Portland Iron
Works team at Columbia park here
tomorrow. The game will be the
fourth played by the Legion team, af
filiated with the Intercity league, this
season. Legion members have been
busy this week trying to create
stronger sentiment for baseball in
LOCAL H00 HODS
SHE WITH CLUBS
Aberdeen Timber Golfers
Lose on Links.
STATE TOURNEY TODAY
Little Preparatory Practice Had
Sunday for Full Week's Play
About to Start.
Preliminary to the Oregon State golf
championships, which event opens to
day, an inter-city match between
Portland and Aberdeen lumbermen
was played yesterday on the Wa
verley Country club links. The Port
land Hoo Hoos defeated the Grays
Harbor mashie wielders 40 points to
11, almost reversing the score of the
first clash at Aberdeen some weeks
ago when Aberdeen almost made a
clean sweep of the match.
The Aberdeen contingent numbered
20 players so it was necessary for
Captain McGill to call upon one or
two hardwood men who had not
stuck a canthook in a spruce log for
many a year. Rudolph Wilhelm one
of these hybrid quasi-Portland lum
bermen was matched with Heinrich
Schmidt, former western champion.
and won two points- winning both
forenoon and afternoon matches on
the ISth green.
Walter Fovargue won three points
for Aberdeen by defeating Ellis J
Bragg. Dinner Given for Visitor.
A dinner was given for the visiting
players last night at the Waverley.
Country club and most of the Aber
deen players left at midnight for
home. A few. of the Aberdeen ex
perts, however, remained over for the
Today will be given over to the
qualifying round for the inter-state
trophy offered by John G. Clemson
and tomorrow will come the qualify
ing rounds for men's and women's
amateur championships. Three four
man teams are entered for the inter
state trophy Aberdeen, Waverley and
Portland Golf club.
The Aberdeen Quartet will consist
of Heinrich Schmidt, Wr. J. Patter
son, Harry Phipps and Kenneth
C. H. Davis Jr.. captain of the Wav
erley team, announced his squad as
followsr Russell Smith, Forest Wat
son, J. R. Straight and A. S. Kerry.
The Portland quartet consists of
Rudolph Wilhelm. Dr. O. F. Willing.
Kocoe Fawcett and Lrsel Kay.
The pairings for the 36 holes of the
qualifying round today follow:
Schmidt and Wilhelm; Smith and Dr.
Willing; Straight and Hayes; Watson
and Kay; Fawcett and Phipps; Kerry
The finals in the interstate event
are scheduled for Sunday, June 13.
Entries in the state championships
are heavy and Chairman Walter E.
Pearson expects a large list. The
course will be open today for practice
rounds. Owing to the rain very few,
except those in the Hoo Hoo tourna
ment, turned out yesterday for warm
Following are the results of the
Lumbermen's team match:
H. Schmidt nR. Wilhelm 2
Walter Fovargue.. .31K. J. Bragg ...
Todd Gardner OIA. S. Kerry ...
W. J. Patterson .
.2jC. H. Davis Jr.
James H. Fuller
KJ. S. Nanier
r C V ARlhurv
Thomas Taylor u!N. E. Aver
SVilliam I.lndwell O Jack Berthofr
Samuel Anderson.. .0 George Mctrill
Thorpe Babcock... .0 Charles Miller
H. P. Brown 0 H. F. Vincent
Ij. G. HumbarKer ...OjH. W. Ellis ..
Georee Kelloiig .. . .0 A. T. Hujrjrins
Robert Ewart OlJack Sooysmith
A. L. Davenport
Ed Anderson . . .
Fred Foster . . . .
A. W. Middleton
, ..0W. F. Kettenback
. .0 Wirt Minor ...
.. .3!. H. Tully . . .
. . .2;Peter Wykcoff
.. .o J. H Lathrop .
In the finals of the tournament for
the directors" cup at the Tualatin
Country club yesterday Dr. Joseph
Sternberg was returned a winner over
Henry Metzger. The match was for
18 holes and Dr. Sternberg finished
o up ana a on nis opponent.
Yank Pitcher Has Bride.
Herbert Thormahlen, pitcher for the
Yankees, announced that he had been
married to Miss Helen Anthony of
west HODoKen. Ttie ceremony took
place at Jacksonville, Fla.
GIANTS SEARCH DEEP BUSH
College Players or Anyone Would
Help Plug Holes.
Having failed to buy players to fill
the gaping holes of its infield, the
New York Giants club is shaking the
college bushers for another Frank
Frisch or Arnold Statz. who were
picked up last year off university
Fletcher, captain of the team, and
EARLIER DATES ARE SET FOR
OLYMPIC SWIMMING TRIALS
Change Made by Request of Hawaiian Islanders Hundred-yard Record
Claimed for Charlie Paddock Not Accepted.
THE dates of the Pacific coast
Olympic swimming trials have
been advanced from July 3 to
June 26 and 27. The alteration was
made at tho express wish of the Ha
waiian association of the amateur
athletic union. A team of about six
swimmers from the islands are due
In San Frarcisco this week and will
put in the time training at the Nep
tune beach tank in Alameda prior to
th holding of the trials.
With the exception of Duke Kahan
amoku and Ludy Langor. none of the
Hawaiian swimmers have ever visited
this country before, and it is for the
purpose of acclimating the visitors
that the swimmer, are getting here
far in advance of the date set for the
trials. Immediately after the coast
trials the Hawaiian swimmers who
make good will go direct to New
York and put in time there preparing
for the final trials.
Considerable interest is being taken
In the reappearance of Ludy Langor.
He has been out of competition for
some years, but made a successful
"come-back" lait month in the islands
and if he is swimming as well as he
used to. he will be a welcome addi
tion to the American team to go' to
There his been considerable inquiry
among swimmers as to just what
events will compose the Olympic
games programme this year. Here is
the full programme: Men, 100 meters;
100 meters back stroke: 200 meters
breast stroke; 400 meters; 400 meters
breast; 1500 meters: plain diving at
5 and 10 meters: fancy diving ft S
and 10 meters; springboard diving.
1 meter and 3 meters. For women,
100 meters and 300 ffieicfg; plain div
Doyle, the veteran second baseman,
upon whom McGraw staked a large
part of his 1920 chances, have failed
Manager McGraw wanted Maran
vilie, Hornsby or Stock and was will
ing to pay close to a Ruth mark for
them, but he could not make the deal.
Bill Bars "Fake" Telegrams.
A bill has been Introduced In the
New York legislature making it a
misdemeanor to send a fake telegram
or false news by letters or wire to
newspapers. It will hit the "first to
the wire" fight managers and make
them come straight with the news of
contests. It- has been a nuisance for
sporting editors to get reports of box
ing matches from some of these foxy
managers, only to discover later that
the reports were all wrong.
OLYMPIC SCHEME GIVEN
31 EMBERS OF TEAM TO GET
Filial Committee to Make Choice
of Men Who Will Carry
V. S. Colors Abroad.
NEW YORK. June 6. Selection of
American athletes who will represent
the United States in the various Olym
pic games contests in Belgium, will
be made by two committees, the per
sonnel of which was announced here
tonight. The nominating committee,
consisting of two odd members, will
name the athletes, after the various
try-outs, who, in its opinion, are en
titled to places on the teams.
These nominations will in turn be
passed upon by the team selection
committee, which will have full and
final power regarding the selection of
all Olympic contestants from the Unit
ed States. The same method will be
employed in the selection of coaches
and trainers for the various teams.
Names will be presented by commit
teemen from different sections of the
The members of the two commit
tees include representatives of every
sport-governing body of the United
States which is affiliated with the
American Olympic organization and
other athletic authorities from all
parts of the country.
VALE HAS SUNDAY SPORTS
Undergraduates Given Concession
Sunday sport of a purely recrea
tional nature has been allowed at
Yale for the first time in the history
of the university. Official action by
the trustee board of the university
permtited the opening of Yale field
and adjoining grounds which are
owned by the college to unorganized
athletics for recreational enjoyment,
but not for competition or organized
The students of the university did
not take advantage of the permission
as generally as was expected, al
though the fields were extensively
Yale was founded by Congrega
tional clergymen, and the permission
could not have been gained in any
previous era of the institution. . A
number of clergymen still remain
members of the corporation which
passed the vote. The grounds will be
opened for sports of an unorganized
practice nature every Sunday till the
close of the college year in June.
ISLAND SWIMMERS IN U. S.
Hawaiian Stars to Try for Places
on American Team.
Hawaii's swimming stars now In
the United States to compete Tor
places on the American team to go
to the Antwerp olympiad are: Helen
Moses. Duke Kahanamoku. Pua Kea
loha, Warren Kealoha. If John Kelii,
supposed to be in New York, can be
located he probably will be added to
the list, while an effort will be made
to have "Stubby" Kruger, formerly
of Hawaii but now of St. Mary's col
lege, Oakland, Cal.. swim under the
Helen Moses developed her swim
ming ability at Milo, on the island of
Hawaii, but recently moved to Hono
lulu and now wears the colors of the
Outrigger club. She was the only
woman selected for the team.
Duke Kahanamoku is the eprint
champion of the world. He swam at
the 1912 olympiad at Stockholm.
Pua Kealoha and Warren Kealoha.
are not brothers, although they are
team mates of the Hui Makani (Hul
meaning club) of Honolulu. Both
jumped into prominenoe at the swim
ming meet at Honolulu last Novem
ber and improved their" performances
at the recent centennial meet. Both
hold world's marks.
John Kelii left Hawaii some time
ago and has been reported recently as
working on the New York water
front. He has given Duke Kahana
moku some hard races In the 100
Hastings Makes Fast Time.
William Hastings, a 51-year-old
athlete, recently won a 21-mile race
in England in the remarkable time
of 2 hours 34 minutes 8 1-5 seconds.
He led from the start.
ing. 4 meters and 8 meters; fancy
diving, 1 meter and 3 meters, "and the
'""""'"K team events 800 meters
ior men relay, 4-man teams: 400
meter reliy for git Is' 4-women teams.
Water polo teama ot 7 men.
The University of Southern Cali
fornia made a request to the Pacific
association of the Amateur athletic
union for 3 3-5 seconds record for 100
yards for Charlie Paddock. Jack
Thomlinson, enairman of the records
committee, refused, the request on the
ground that only one watch caught
the time ot 9 3-5 seconds It was
originally stated on ADril 10 the
of the mwt, thit two watches out of
iour gave raaaocK this time, but one
of these two watches should have
reu s ' -J seconds, which was
the time allowed. Howard Drew is
the only man who has done 9 3-5 in
California and the late Dan Kellv of
Oregon, aiso noias this world mark
Shooting at live pigeons originated
the present sport known as "trap
snooting.- U'oaay it is very seldom
that live bird shooting is conducted
ir. this country though it is still a big
- i" ."-.uiupc. necenuy at Shen
n,,uuftn, -v nve oiri snoot was
held on a wager and the winner, An
thony Kerchwuski took a $2000 side
bet and all the gat receipts when he
Kinea is Dirus out or 23, defeating
Peter Sharer, one of the best known
trap shots in the country. Shsfer
brought down 11 birds out of 24. Re
cently in the famous Monte Carlo
fchoot in France an Italian made a
great record, killing 23 birds out of
25, end incidentally won about 25,000
Jxaacs, as first prize,-
Russelliie Leader Gives Re
sults of Research.
BIG CROWD HEARS SERMON
Prognostication Based on Sacrifice
or Abraham In 2 035 B. C.
World War Foretold.
Something unusual is due to strike
this old world in about five years.
The day of the resurrection is near-
mg and Bible prophecy places the
time at 1925. Such was the declara
tion of Rev. M. L. Hurr of Brooklyn,
N. Y., a leader of the International
Bible Students' association.more com
monly known as the Russcllites, In
an address given last night in the
Woodmen temple teefore an audience
which taxed the capacity of the hall.
Dr Hurr is on a tour of the Pacific
coast for the creed sect which he
Millions who are now living already
have achieved eternal life, for all
practical purposes, the speaker fur
ther elucidated, for if the resurrec
tion occurs in five years and the
dead return to earth at that time to
enjoy everlasting life, then it natu
rally follows that those millions now
living who do not die between now
and 1925 will receive the inheritance
of the new order without passin
through that strange experience of
death and the resurrection.
Skepticism Warned Against.
"The longing in the human heart
to have the loved ones back with us
is to be answered, according to Bible
prophecy." the speaker declared. "The
dead are to be returned from the
grave and the earth is to be restored
to the perfectfon of the Garden of
Eden. When but a few short years
from now you read in the daily pa
pers of the appearance of certain
unusual men in Palestine with
strange and Godlike powers who
claim to be Moses and Abraham and
Daniel and others, do not be skep
tical, but realize that the time is
at hand for deliverance of your loved
ones from the tomb."
The creed of the Russellites, as
propounded by Dr. Hurr last night,
is alleged to be based upon careful
study of the Bible, and holds that
the world is to experience redemption
within five years. The end of the
world, as ordinarily referred to, is
not, to occur, but the present world
system is to be discontinued and
a heavenly state established on this
earth, which will Include such fea
tures as eternal life and world per
fection. The speaker scored spiritual
ism, asserting that the Bible teaches
that there are certain evil spirits.
black angels of an unseen world,
who delight to plague the living by
impersonating the dead and pretend
ing to send messages from the dead
to the living, either -directly or
through so-called spiritualistic med
iums. Key to Date Found.
The collective ages of five animals
which Abraham offered as a sacrifice
to God is the key to the date of 1925
as the time when the trumpets of the
resurrection shall blow, according to
the speaker. In the year 2035 B. . C.
God offered Abraham an inheritance
of all the land of Palestine, he said,
and Abraham in gratitude offered
a sacrifice of a lamb, a heifer and a
goat, each three years old. and a
pigeon and a dove, that had each
reached the age of one year. The
combined age of the animals was thus
11 years. Under the promise Abra
ham was thus to receive his inherit
ance in 11 "times." Each Biblical
"time" is given as 360 years and thus
the Jewish father was asked to wait
3960 years before coming into his
own. Starting with 2035 B. C. a
period of 3960 years would come to
an end in 1925, the date when not
only Abraham but the entire human
race Is to come Into its own. Through
a somewhat similar reasoning, the
speaker asserted, Bible students had
been able to forecast the beginning
of the world war in 1914. dating from
the prophet Daniel's statement that
the Gentile period would continue ior
seven "times' from tne oaie ouo n. ..
the capture of Jerusalem by tne
The speaker declared tie couia not.
picture the actual occurences in con
nection with the promised resurrec
tion, as Bible prophecy did not give
Bible students sufficient insight into
the nature of the event. Between
now and then, however, he declared.
there will be a gradual uplifting or
the hearts of men, now clogged with
selfishness, towards sympathy and
POLO GROUNDS ARE AT STAKE
Charges Bandied Abont Between
Two New York Teams.'
"If we are ordered off the Polo
grounds it will mean that our Na
tional league rivals will go back on
their word to the Yankees," said Col
onel Jacob Ruppert, president of the
New York American league club.
"When the Federal league peace
settlement was made early in 1916,
one of the stipulations was that the
New York Nationals should grant us
a " long-term lease on the Polo
grounds. We had a verbal under
standing to that effect with Hemp
stead, who was then president of the
Giants, and it had the approval of
the National league."
The refusal of the Giants to per
mit the New York Americans to re
main on the Polo grounds after this
season will cost the National league
club J65.000 a year the rental which
the Yankees now pay for the privi
lege on the grounds of their National
Rugby Union Has Grounds.
The English Rugby union han a
ground of its own for big matches.
The football association, the body
governing soccer, may shortly secure
a field of Its own. This year's Eng
lish cup final is tp be held on the
Stamford bridge ground, the largest
Lillian Snow-grass Wins Swim.
ALAMEDA, CaU June 6. Lillian
Snowgrass, swimming for the Oak
land Athletic club, won the Pacific
association women's Junior 100-yard
backstroke championship in the Nep
tune Beach pool here today. Her time
was 1 minute 32 seconds.
State Fair Shown Profit.
The Minnesota State fair held at
Hamline had a balance ol 160. 687.6
in the treasury after paying all cur
rent exnenses last year. The grand
stand receipts were tl08,000 for the
week the big event was held.
- Baseball club owners rant on the
trood of the came, meaning, of course.
the good of the game as sewed up in
m jirnntpB' vest nockets after the sea-
son la over. . '
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KIHKS GET FIRST DEFEAT
SHERWOOD HUMBLES INTER
CITY LEADERS, 3 TO 2.
Cendors Wallop Trio of Hood
River Pitchers and Win
by 2 2 -to-3 Score.
Inter-City Leaglie Standing.
Kirkpatriok 4 1
Honeyman Hardware company 3 1
Fherwood 4 2
Multnomah Guards .......... 3 2
Killsboro 3 2
Portland Iron works ......... 2 2
Cendors ." 3 3
Astoria 1 -
Camas. Wash.. .. 1 4
Hood River 0 5
Only two games were played yes
terday in the incer-city league of
the Portland Baseball association, the
rest being postponed on account of
rain and wet grounds. In the two
games played one contest proved to
be disastrous for a local team while
the other encounter was an over
whelming victory for the Portland
The Klrkpatricks lost their first
game of the season to Sherwood by a
score of 3 to 2. while the Central
Door & Lumber company nine re
turned victorious from Hood River,
22 to 3.
The Kirkpatrlck-Sherwood contest
went only seven Innings - and was
called on account of the downpour of
rain. The biggest crowd'of the season
was on hand for the game. Three
runs scored in the eixth inning on a
walk and two errors gave the game
to the Onion City lads. The score:
R H F R H E
Sherwood ..3 4 2:Kirkpat. ...2 4 1
Batteries: Brant and Baker; Mike
Boland and Bill Boiand.
The" Cendor sluggers found the of
ferings of the three pitchers used by
Hood River easy and pounded out a
total of 20 safe bingles. Catcher Bell
was the leader of re wrecking crew,
getting a home run, triple, double
.and single out of five trips to the
plate. The score:
R H E! R H E
Cendors ..22 20 3Hood Riv. 3 4 8
Batteries: Ring and Bell: Bell, T.
I Davis and Pape, Button and McCut-
The Multnomah Guard team made
the trip to Astoria, but found the
grounds too wet to play when they
arrived. The Honeyman-Hillsboro
game was also postponed, as well as
the Portland Iron Work's-Camas clash.
1NTRA-MURAL YEAH BIG
CROSS - COUXTRV RUNS AND
Football, However, Is Not Consid-
ercd Practical Because of
Coht of Equipment.
OREGON AGRICULTURAL COL
LEGE, Corvallis. June 6. (Special.)
lntra-mural athletics have filled i
large place this last year in the phys
ical-education programs at the Oregon
Agricultural college. J. G. Arbuthnot,
professor of physical education, who
has been director tms year, and rc. u
"Coley" Coleman, assistant in the de
partment, have put through a sched
ule of inter-class and inter-organization
competition that has included
practically every man on the campus.
Intra-murai iooioan was not con
sidered practicable on account of the
cost of equipment and the fact that
Injuries are more apt to result where
men are not in strict training for the
sport. During the football season
cross-country running occupied the
attention of a great many men, who
signed up for this sport as equivalent
to their gymnasium work
Local fraternity and national fra
ternity groups were organized .into
competition and a unai aii-organiza
tion cross-country race was held just
before Thanksgiving, resulting in
win for the Aztec fraternity. A silver
loving cup was given as a trophy.
Sigma Phi Epsilon was second. Phi
Delta Thete third and Kappa Theta
Indoor baseball, in which 27 teams
competed, followed close on the heels
I of the cross country.
The large dirt-
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fraternity won the school champion
ship by defeating the Westerners'
club and the Sigma Alpha Kpsilon,
winners in the other two divisions.
Basketball is perhaps the most pop
ular lntra-mural sport, due to the
short days and bad weather of that
season. Forty teams competed, in
cluding independent groups organ
ized according to location. Poling hall
clubs, local fraternities and national
fraternities. Phi Delta Theta na
tional fraternity won the campus
championship over all competitors,
losing but one game the entire season.
Relay races in the armory followed
the basketball season, with a team
of four men, each running 220 yards.
Wastina club of Poling hall won the
inter-organisation championship, de
feating Kappa Sigma by a close mar
gin in the finals.
Three track meets were put on, one
for the local f ratarnities, the second
for the national fraternities and
third for the independent groups and
Poling hall. These were held in the
armory and were won by Alpha Pi
Delta. Sigma Phi Epsilon and Was
tina club, respectively. On May i'J
I final big meet was held in which all,
I organizations on the campus could en
ter teams. This meet was on the
outdoor track and something over 100
men entered. Sigma Phi Epsilon car-
ing the Kappa Sigma team by a scant
margin of one-th.rd of a point.
Outdoor baseball and tennis, cham
pionships are now in the finals and
will be decided in the next few days.
Inter-class competition In football,
basketball, wrestling and baseball
were held, but there was no inter
class track meet. The junior class
won in "football and basketball, the
Benlors in wrestling and the sophs in
An intra-mural wrestling meet was
staged on short notice and resulted
in a victory for the Aztecs without
The plan of the department this
year has been not merely to develop
material for the varsity teams but to
encourage the spirit of competition in
atheltic sports among all the men on
the campus. Independent groups
among the downtown men were or
ganized successfully this rear for the
DAlt-V MDTKOROLOGICAL RKPOKT.
rORTWND, June 6. Maximum tem
perature. 02 decrees; minimum. 55 de
crees. River reading at K A. M.. 10.1 feet;
change in laht 24 hours 0.4-foot fall.
Total rainfall r P. M. to 5 I'. M . 0.1S
Inch; total rainfall slne September 1,
1019. 31.37 tneties; normal rainfall since
September 1, 42.52 inches. Uerieiency of
rainfall ince September 1, J!1J, 11. IS
Inches. Sunrise. 4:21 A. M.; sunset, 7:5S
P. M.: total sunshine June 6, 2 hours and
43 minutes; possible sunshine. 15 hours
and 37 minutes. Moonrise. 11:07 P. M.:
moonset, 9:04 A. M. Harometer (reduced
to sea level) 5 A. M.. 211 S2 inches. Rela
tive humidity: " A. M.. 73 per cent; noon,
78 per cent; 5 P. Ml. 68 per cent.
2 S t: Wind
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tA. M. today. P. M. report of preceding
Portland and vicinity Showers; south
Oregon and Washington Showers; mod
erate southerly winds.
EDWARD L. WELLS. Meteorologist.
Klliott Would Drop "Rowdy."
Aa a matter o fail- play it would
seem only right that "Rowdy" El
liott of San Francisco, now playing
with the Brooklyn team, be In future
relieved of the incubus of the nick
name that has been attached to him.
Time was when Howard was younger
and filled with the pep and jazz of
youth. Possibly the monai-her might
have been appropriate in those days.
However, all reports are that F.lliott
is one of the best behaved players in
the big leagues, and tho aspersion
cast on him by the nickname seems
out of place.
The following story is told of John
Ball, eight times British amateur golf
champion: On chancing to visit a lit
tle place in Wales he was so struck
by the picturesque character of the
course that he thought he would like
to play a round, not so much for the
golf as for the scenery. In the club
house the only person he found was
a venerable old man, who. without
inquiring into the identity of the vis
itor, promptly agreed to a match.
They played lev-el.
The elderly man did not profess to
be a great golfer, and as Ball took
the game light-heartedly, enjoying
the mountain views and knocking the
ball around, the local man was one
up at the 17th. Then the visitor
thought he ought to do something, so
r" r"""'uc.' " - ".
drive to the 18th. He topped his shot
into a chasm 50 yards in front of the
tee. The patriarch popped his ball
over the pit and won by two holes.
By the time they had reached the
clubhouse a good many members were
present and the champion was rec
ognized. "You've been doing a very bold
thing this morning." said one of them
to the old man. "What did you get
"I didn't get beaten at all," was the
reply. "I won by two up. And we
were playing level."
"What?" demanded the Interroga
tor. "You won by two holes. Don't
talk rot. Do you know you've been
playing John Ball?'
"I don't know, who ne is," remarked
the amiable old party in maner en
tirely unimpresed, "but I tell you 1
won by two holes. As k him if you
don't believe it."
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