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THE 3IORXIXG OREGOXTAN, THURSDAY. JULY 28, 1921
LOCAL CASTER TIES
ONE WORLD RECORD
Dr. McFarland Makes Score
of 99.6 in Bait Event.
EIGHT SHOTS HIT MARK
Remarkable Test in Five-Eighth
Ounce Accuracy Practice Fore
cast of Championship.
Dr. Earl C. McFarland tied the
world's record for the f ive-eighths-ounce
accuracy bait event at the Sell
wood park casting pool last night In
a practice tournament held by the
Multnomah Anglers' club, when he
hung up a mark of 99.6. In ten shots
at the target Dr. McFarland regis
tered eight perfect hits and was
chalked up with four demerits. The
two shots which failed to reach the
mark only cost Dr. McFarland two
Fred Kincaid of Ncwbcrg was sec
ond in the five-eighths-ounce event
with a score of 99.5.
A. E. Burghduff was third with
99.2. and' John Drennan fourth with
All of the scores in this event were
exceptionally good and if Dr. McFar
land can repeat his performance of
last night In the international fly and
bait casting tournament to be held
here next month he can be assured of
walking off with the event.
Two other events were on the prac
tice session programme. One was the
6 -ounce fly and' was won by Jack
Myers, with an average cast, of 101
feet and 103 feet for his longest cast.
Jack Herman was second with a
98H-foot average and a long cast of
Warr&a Cornell was third with 98
feet for an average and 100 feet for
his longest cast.
Orville Reed finished fourth with
95 average and 95 for his longest cast.
Bftckns Winn Half-Ounce Cant.
"Walter F. Backus won the half
ounce distance bait with 173 feet for
his average and 1S7 feet for the long
Warren Cornell was second with a
159-foot average and a long cast of
Dr. McFarland's 147-foot average
won him a third place in this event.
His longest cast was 167 feet.
Jack Herman, with a 145-foot aver
age and a long cast of 197 feet, was
DECISION GIVEN DOIIMO
MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE IS AVOX
FROM JOITX.XY AYILSOX.
Championship Is Awarded Follow
ing (Referee's Decree of Vic
tory for Bostonian.
CLEVELAND, O., July 27. The
Cleveland boxing commission and the
lccal newspapers tonight named
Bryan Downey of Cleveland the new
world's middleweight champion boxer,
declaring he won the title from
Johnny Wilson of Boston In the sev
enth round of a 12-round no-decision
contest here tonight by a knockout.
James Gardner, referee, had given a
decision to Wilson, for he said Dow
ney struck Wilson while down.
Gardner was chosen referee only
after Wilson had refused to go into
the ring unless he was selected as
the third man. In the afternoon
managers of both boxers had agreed
to abide by the rules of the boxing
commission, which provide that a ref
eree with an Ohio license must par
ticipate. Upon receipt of Wilson's
ultimatum, Downey's manager agreed
Chairman Wilberding announced
"before the bout that the boxing com
mission suspended its rule that only
local referees officiate in bouts here
nd consented to Gardner, adding
that if the fight was not conducted
satisfactorily the commission would
Approximately 100 spectators
Jumped into the ring after the boxers
went to their corners after the sev
enth round. Police had difficulty in
clearing the ring and many blows
were struck. Referee Gardner was
XEW YORK CLUB IS OUSTED
(Promoter of Herman-Lynch Bout
NEW TORK, July 27. The Inter
national Sporting club that promoted
the bout in Brooklyn Tuesday night In
which Pete Herman recovered the
bantamweight title from Joe Lynch,
was suspended indefinitely Tuesday
by the state boxing commission.
One ticket booth was robbed of $500
when the lights went out and many
people climbed fences, broke gates
and appropriated seats for which they
had not paid.
Tex O'Rourke. assistant manager of
tKe International Sporting club, issued
a statement last night saying that the
club had received no notice of Its
suspension. The conduct of the crowd
inside the field was on the whole
orderly, O'Rourke said.
"I do not see how the club can pos
sibly be held responsible for what
occurred outside the grounds," he con
tinued. Declaring there was no gunplay In
the robbery of the ticket booth
O'Rourke said that a package of bills
amounting to 96U0 was lying near
the ticket seller's window and when
"the lights failed he reached for It but
found it had disappeared.
The sale of tickets for the bou'.
amounted to $99,967, it was an.
IDAHO MAX AVIXS SIXGLES
I-a throp Defeats Conkle, 6-0, 6-0,
In Eugene Tourney.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON. Eugene,
July 27. (Special.) Carleton Lathrop
of Emmett, Idaho, won the singles
championship of the University of
Oregon summer term tennis tourna
ment yesterday by defeating Byron
Conkle of Hood River, 6-0, 6-0, in the
final match. A silver cup offered by
the physical education department
will be presented to Lathrop. Conkle
was the winner of the six tennis balls
offered by the co-operative store for
the man taking second place.
In the semi-finals Lathrop won
from Dwight Parr of Woodburn, 6-0.
6-1. after Parr had defeated W. W.
Tavenner of Independence in the fight
for the semi-finals. Tavenner was
the runner-up in the round robin
tourney held earlier in the term.
Lathrop was winner of this first con
test as well. There were 26 entries
in the singles tournament and play
has been enlner on in ft fnr Ihp last I
two weeks. The finish of the tennis
tournament marks the close bf.the or
ganized sport programme for the
summer term as examinations begin
tomorrow and the term ends Friday.
Tennis Dates Changed.
NEW YORK, July 27. A change In
the dates of the Davis cup semi
final round at Chicago between Japan
and India and the challenge round
at Newport. R. I., was announced to
night by the United States Lawn Ten
nis association, following receipt of
word that the Indian team had been
delayed in coming from England. The
round, originally scheduled for Au
gust 11, 12. and 13, has been post
poned to August IS, 19 and 20. The
challenge round has been advanced a
week, to August 25. 26 and 27.
Papermakers Get Pitcher.
OREGON CITT, Or., July 27. (Spe
cial.) When the Crown Willamette
baseball team meets the Kirkpatricks
of Portland at West Linn next Sun
day, its lineup will be strengthened
by the addition of a new pitcher.
Lorene Stone, formerly with the bush
leaguers of southern Oregon, has been
signed. Moeller, who replaced King
Cole for the papermakers. has bpn
efficient in the box, and will second
Stone in his attack upon Bill Heales'
McGraw Indefinitely Suspended.
PITTSBURG, July 27. John Mc
Graw, manager of the New. York
Giants, has been suspended indefinite
ly by President Heydler, according to
Umpire Klem, for using alleged abu
sive language toward Klem during
yesterday's game here. Player, Rawl
ings of the Giants, charged with the
same offense, was fined $50. Klem
McBrlde Knocked Unconscious.
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 27.
Manager McBride of the Washington
Americans was knocked unconscious
in practice before today's game with
Chicago when struck on the head
with a ball thrown by Earl Smith,
local outfielder. Although revived in
a few minutes, he is suffering from
paralysis of the lower part of his face,
but this condition was believed to be
Tennis Tourney Planned.
HOQUIAM, Wash.. July 27. (Spe
cial.) Within a few days a tennis
tournament will be started On the lo
cal community courts, the winners of
which will meet winners of the Aber
deen tournament which has just been
started. There will be three classes
of play mixed doubles and men's and
women's singles. Lists for entrants
were opened today.
Yakima Defeats Vancouver.
VANCOUVER, B. C. July 27. Yaki
ma, hitting harder than the home
team, defeated Vancouver, 8 to 5.
R. H. E. R. H. E.
Yakima.. 8 11 2;Vancouver 5 6 1
Batteries Connelly and Cadman;
Rapp and Anfinson.
Californians Win in East.
NEW YORK. July 27. California's
tennis stars. Miss Mary K. Browne
and Mrs. May Suttpn Bundy, contin
ued their victorious progress in the
New York state championship singles
today. 'In matches scored in straight
sets they overcame their opponents to
win places in the semi-final round.
July 27. The Aus-
tralian Davis cup tennis team, which
eliminated the Canadian representa
tives, made a clean sweep of the series
with the dominion players today by
taking the two singles contests,
played as exhibition matches.
PORTLAND JVIAN IS SLAIN
Tacoma Railway Detective Kills
Assailant, Wounds Companion.
TACOMA, Wash., July 27. A man
identified as Frank Lambert of Port
land was shot and killed in the North
ern Pacfic railroad yards here last
night by Ralph Hubbard, a special
railroad detective. Another man, John
Mack, was shot and was at a local
hospital badly wounded.
Hubbard, in his account to the
police, said he was on duty in the
railroad yards when he encountered
.the pair. He stopped and searched
them, finding a revolver, a nitro
glycerin gun, fuses and dynamite
caps. As he was about to handcuff
them, he said, they attempted to
overpower him and obtain his re
volver. Hubbard leaped backward and
as the men closed on him he fired,
The dead man had on his person a
check for a suitcase in San Fran
cisco and a passbook on a Portland
bank. Mack carried! an I. W. W. card
from San Francisco and passbooks on
Seattle and Oakland hanks.
Efforts made yesterday to identify
Frank Lambert with a Portland ad
dress were futile. A Frank Lambert
listed in the city directory proved to
be another man, and the records in
the police Bertillon division failed
to show that name.
CAPTAIN LEWIS HONORED
Council Passes Ordinance Making
Captain H. A. Lewis, head of the
traffic division of the Portland police
bureau, will be given permanent rank
as captain through an ordinance
rassed by the city council yesterday.
Mayor Baker explained that the estab
lishment of an additional captain did
not involve any Increase in the pay
roll of the department, and that it
would give Captain Lewis the reward
which his services deserved.
Captain Lewis was appointed to fill
the place of Chief of Police Leo V.
Jenkins during the time Chief Jen
kins heads the police force. Chief
Jenkins was given a leave of absence
to protect his civil service position
while he filled a position outside the
civil service. Captain Lewis was
given a temporary appointment only,
as no vacancy existed prior to yes
terday. His regular appointment will
be taken up through civil service
Transfer Order Is Xot Received.
VANCOUVER. Wash., July 27.
(Special.) Army officials at Van
couver barracks have received no in
structions relative to the transfer of
the headquarters of the eighth bri
gade from Camp Lewis to Vancouver
barracks, according to Adjutant Fre
mont Hodson. There are sufficient
facilities at the local post for the
taking care of more than a brigade,
and a larger force has been housed
there, the adjutant said.
Mining Company Is Formed.
ABERDEEN, Wash, July 27. (Spe
cial.) Based on discovery of copper
leads in the Olympic mountains Grays
Harbor men have formed a company
for development and holding the leads
and have filed articles of incorpora
tion with the secretary of state. Ths
corporation will be known as the
Quinault Copper Mining company and
will have headquarters in Hoquiam.
The capital is placed at $50,000.
TURF SURPRISES SPINE
XEW GRAXD CIRCUIT RECORDS
REGISTERED AT COLCMBCS.
Millie Irwin Trots Mile in 2:03 ,
Fastest of Class Reported
for 1921 Season.
COLUMBUS. O.. July 27. New sea
son's records were registered and
some startling surprises in heat re
sults were noted in today's grand cir
Millie Irwin, In defeating Periscope
In the first heat of the 2:05 class trot
ting, the Neil House stake, trotted it
in 2:0354, the fastest trotting mils of
Jim B., favorite in the 2:11 Deshler
hotel pace, also stepped in 2:02t4,the
fastest mile paced this year by a geld
ing. He won the race with something
to spare from a field that bad real
speed in it.
The 2:13 class trot and the 2:05 trot
ting stake were split heat affairs.
Hilda Fletcher finally won the 2:13
event and Pariscope the latter.
Harvest Brook won the 3-year-old
pacing stake, "the favorite" purse of
$2600. from Ruth Vololo, the oniy
other starter. The time was 2:18.
Unfinished events left over from
Tuesday saw one surprise when
Johnny Quirk won the third heat of
the 2:05 Elks' pacing stake from Roy
Gratton, who had cinched the race
The following Is the summary:
Arion McKinney, making his second start
of the week, again was distanced the first
heat of 2:05 Neil House trot,
2:13 class trot, purse $1000, three heats:
Hilda. Fletcher, b. m., by Peter
the Great (Cox) 4 3 1 1
The Ace -1 1 "2 8
Main Lick 1 4 3 2
Alma Todd 3 2 4 ro
Oolden Spier 5 5 B ro
Best time, 2:06.
:yor class, trotting, thf Neil House stake,
purse $3000. Three heats:
Periscope, b. m., by Siliko
(Dodge) 2 1 2 1
Millie Irwin 1 2 3 1
Charley Rex ...3 4 1 3
Baron Cegantle 4 3 4 ro
Best time, 2:03 U .
2:11 class, pacing: purse $1000;
heats (two heats raced yesterday):
tvoKomo George, ch. g-., by Hedge-
wood Bo iPalin) 1 1
Lillian Silkwood 2 4
Minnie Williams 4 9
Baby Doll - t 2
J. L. Jr s
Best Lime, 2:U3.
2:11 class, trotting, the S. & S. stake.
Purse $5000. Three heats (two heats raced
Jeanette Rankin, ch. m., by San
Francisco (McDonald) 1 1 J
Betty Taylor 4 3 2
Voltage $ 6 3
Pelham Express 3 0 7
Llnara Watts 5 4
Best time, 2:04 i.
2:04 class, pacing. three Elks' home
stake. Purse $3000. Three heats (two heats
Roy Gratton. b. g., by Gratton Roy
al (Murphy) j j ,
Johnny Quirk "" o .
Edna Early 4 3 3
Mr. Jefferson """" ft k a.
..5 4 dr
Best time. 2:03'.
Three-year-old class, pacln?, "The Fa
vorite. purse $2500. Two in three heats:
Harvest Brook, br. c, by The Har
vester (Valentine) 1 1
Ruth Volo 'i A
Best time, 2:18H.
2:11 class, pacing. The Deshler hotel
purse. $3000. Three heats:
Jim B., blk. sr., by Evervlew (Brit-
Ruth Patch J , 7
Jimmle McKerron .. ' V o i
Lillian Silkwood o i o
Best time, 2:02.
S 5 6
VEER COLLAPSES AT PLAY
Intercollegiate Singles Champion
Out of Longrwood Contests.
rxjoruiv, July 27. Richard Norrls
Williams II of Boston, Wallace Bates
of University of California, Zenzo
ommiazu or japan, and W. F. John
oii i jriiuaueipnia, Deeame semi-
imaiisis in tne singles lawn tennis
tournament for the Longwood chal
lenge dowi tnrougn their victories in
tne xourtn round today.
Williams and Ichiva Vnmi,
played evenly for four sets, but in the
miii tne ex-nattonal singles chai
pion swept the Japanese off the court
witn a series of brilliant nlanmpni.
ana service aces.
is. w. Mies of Boston, winner of the
tournament last year, was eliminated
in straight sets by Shimidzu. Johnson
was not extended in defeating K. S.
t-ianman of Boston.
Phil Neer of Leland Stanford. Inter
collegiate singles champion, won the
tirst two sets sn his match with Bates
out tne pace was too fast for him, and
after he had dropped the third, fourth
and fifth sets, he collapsed and was
unaer tne care of a physician tonight.
His medical attendant forbade Neer
to play in the doubles tournament and
nis team will forfeit tomorrow.
DIAMOND AVILli BE GRADED
Baseball Practice to Start at Cni
versity This Fall.
UNIVERSITY OP OREGON, Eugene
July 27. (Special.) Work will begin
tomorrow on the University of Ore
gon varsity baseball diamond to cover
the infield with a layer of new dirt
and round It up to form a standard
"turtle-back" playing surface. The
entire field will be graded and put in
first-class shape for use in the fall
Baseball practice will start on the
varsity diamond just as soon as the
players get back in the fall, said
Coach George Bohler yesterday. Out
door practice win be continued at
long as weather may permit and then
the squad will have daily workouts in
the batting cage which is to be made
out of the old grandstand on Kin
caid field. Every aspirant for the
team will have two terms in which to
develop his batting eye and keep hit
throwing arm in shape before work
starts In earnest In the spring, ac
cording to Bohler.
INTERXATIOXAIi MEET IS "EXT
British and American Athletes to
Compete; Americans Favored.
NEW TORK, July 27. American
and English college athletes will be
opposed in the first international
track meet to he held here in 20 years
Watch Sunday's Oregonian
tor a oteaay uiet
when the combined teams of Prince
ton and Cornell .meet Oxford and
Cambridge. Ten events will comprise
the programme and first place only
Owing to the victory of Yale and
Harvard over the same English com
bination last ' Saturday in Boston,
when the New England colleges won
eight out of ten events, Princeton
and Cornell are favored to win.
While the visitors are not accus
tomed to the hot weather prevailing.
It appears to have improved their
work in several cases. '
One of the closest contests Is ex
pected to be the 440-yard dash, in
which Rudd of Oxford and Stevenson
of Princeton will meet. Rudd. the
Olympic 400-meter champion, and
Stevenson, recent winner of the na
tional 440-yard championship, are
both capable of doing 49 seconds.
Hack Miller Leading Coast
League in Batting.
Oakland Outfielder Maklnx
With. Spencer Second.
ACK MILLER, Oakland out
fielder, is now leading the coast
eague In batting with a mark of .370.
Tub Spencer, Seattle catcher, who
held first notch up to this week, is
resting in second place, but a few
points behind Miller. Jenkins, bait
Lake receiver, is holding his own In
third position with .362, but two
points behind Spencer. Hale is the
only Portland player In the charmed
circle. The Beaver infielder is
smashing the leather at a .349 gait.
Poole is still in the .300 class with
Pacific Coast league batttnsr averages.
(Compiled by Pacific sports service.) Fol
lowing are the batting averages of Pacific
Coast league players who have appeared in
ten or more games up to ana including
Saturday, July J, ltKil. with a percentage
of. 200 or better:
Ab. R Bh. P C. P C.
Lewis, S. L 121 27 S5 .4.14 .448
Miller, Oakland 435 85 151 .370 .377
Spencer. Seattle 14!) 19 S4 SB2 .37!)
Jenkins, Salt Lake ....133 22 48 .8U0 .375
Unlght. Oakland 404 70 144 .356 .370
Kenworthy. Seattle 3B1 54 12s -3."i4 .350
Brown. D.. Salt Lake ..358 71 126 .351 .848
Bates, Seattle 217 42 76 .850 .357
Male, Portland 241 32 S4 .849 .856
Wilhoit, Salt Lake 435 .71 152 .34 .353
Crawford, Los Armeies. 344 54 12$ .849 .342
Siglin. Salt Lake 461 81 11 .349 .339
u connell, San Fran'o 344 71 120 .348 .352
cavaney, San Fran 417 79 113 .847 .351
. .400 60 137 .842 .338
. .246 27 82 .341 .343
..403 77 137 .339 .343
..6 0 2 .S3S .200
..393 67 128 .826 .320
. .425 86 137 .322 .332
Wilie. Oakland . . .
Pinelll, Oakland . .
Saads. Salt Lake . .
233 34 75 .321 .332
Fitzgerald. San Fran.. 331 73 106 .320 .316
Eldred, Seattle 351 65 112 .319 .315
Uriggs. Lob Angelea ..414 61 182 .819 .813
Stumpf. Seattle 331 48 105 .317 .813
Elliott. Sacramento ...256 35 01 .316 .317
Cooper, Oakland 392 90 125 .319 .311
Poole. Portland 403 57 128 .317 .343
Penner, Sacramento ... 65 5 22 .315 .344
Scott. San Fran 76 8 "4 815 ati
Gay, Salt Lake 95 9 30 .315 .258
Murphy, Seattle 362 61 114 .314 .325
Schick, San Fran 433 63 136 .814 .312
Jacobs, Seattle 67 10 21 .313 .306
Strand. Salt Lake 265 44 83 .313 .316
uravatn. salt Lake ...2U6 33 BS .312 .313
Ellison. San Francif.cn 379 77 lift :tl 1 a-fi
Hannah. Vernon 302 42 94 .311 .317
Alten, Oakland 71 11 22 .309 .303
Pick, Sacramento 437 55 134 SOS .313
Dell, Vernon 68 13 21 acift .312
Jourdan, Salt Lake ....274 46 84 .306 .298
Kamm, San Francisco 320 60 97 .303 .296
fcirubaker. Oakland 353 47 107 .303 aru
Kelly, San Fran 340 50 102 .300 .888
Schorr, Seattle 37 6 11 .297 .314
Hyatt, Vernon 263 37 78 .296 .290
Compton. Sacramento .359 81 m 9n
Winn, Oakland 51 12 15 .294 .295
Mlgn.vernon 348 46 102 .293 .295
Mitchell. Vernon 41 5 12 .292 .306
Cox, Portland 402 57 117 .291 .303
Mollwltz, Sacramento .419 63 121 .291 .275
Eddington. Vernon 295 51 86 .291 .290
McAuley, Los Angeles - .3ti7 71 106 .288 .293
McGraw. Vernon 45 5 13 .287 .244
Yelle. ban Francisco. .174 17 50 .287 .281
Agnew. San Francisco y51 39 7; 'Art af.
yj uoui, an r ran .... 47 77 12 .285 .284
Wolfer, Portland 418 4W 119 .284 280
Wisterzil, Seattle 349 60 99 .283 .283
Carroll. Los Angelea. . .394 64 111 .282 .280
Statz. Los Angelea ....231 46 65 .?Rl 'k
Middleton, Seattle 242 39 68 .280 .289
sfieenan, Sacramento .146 20 41 .280
r rencn, vernon 235 38 94
Bromley. Salt Lak ... 69 9 17
Lane, Seattle 348 72 97
Katn. San Francisco ..310 38 86
Guisto, Oakland ......271 63 75
Mcuaoe, Loa Antreles .. 36 6 10
Niehaus. Sacramento .. 58 12 18
Nlehoff, Los Angeles ..362 37 100
Love. Vernon 51 2 14
Orr, Sacramento 393 4t 108
Kopp, Sacramento .370 RS loa
Cobber, Salt Lake 11 2 3
oitwoia, uaaiana .....
. 26 3 7 .289 .269
.156 28 42 .268 268
.258 32 69 .267 .207
395 60 100 .266 .248
.392 61 105 .2 .273
. 53 11 14 .264 .295
.346 47 91 .263 .255
.118 13 32 .262 .2t t
. 76 13 21 .262 .274
.191 19 50 .262 .262
.157 13 41 .261 .281
. 69 8 18 .261 .258
l 315 29 82 .260 .250
.232 28 60 .258 .264
.207 12 53 .256 .264
.189 10 48 .254 .260
.177 25 45 1254 .205
63 8 16 .254 ,. . .
.190 16 45 .250 .234
.J85 83 46 .249 .244
.225 22 55 .244 .235
. 78 8 19 .242 .240
.408 57 109 .242 .270
, .344 40 82 .238 .236
.134 17 32 .2:18 .242
. . 63 18 15 .238 .250
.182 16 43 .237 .230
.449 55 105 .234 .226
.. 80 8 17 .212 .222
. . 59 10 13 .220 .220
. . . 13 16 86 .220 .222
.201 17 44 .219 .232
.. 46 3 10 .21T .250
SI 6 It .216 .233
. . 61 8 13 .213 .211
.. 57 4 12 .211 .211
. . 43 2 9 .204 .206
. . 63 6 13 .206 .203
. . 39 2 8 .205 .235
. . 49 6 10 .204 .200
. . 59 6 12 .203 .218
. . 128 8 26 .203
.. 44 4 11 .200
w alsh. San Fran
Killtfer. Loa Angeles .
G( nln. Portland .....
Schans, Sacramento .
M urphy. Vernon .....
Lynn. Salt Lake
Star.are, Los Ans-eles
Crandall, Los Angeles
Lindimore, Los Angele
Byler. Salt Lake
Ba ker, Portland ......
Fisher. Portland ....
Reinhart. Los Angeles.
Cfuch. San Francisco
Chadbourne, Vernon .
Reiser. Salt Lake
Smith, Vernon .....
Arlett. Oakland ....
Ellis, Los Angeles ..
Baldwin. Los Angelea
Leverenz. Salt Lake
Aldridge, Los Angeles
Casey. Los Angeles
Kunz, Sacramento ..
Thurston. Salt Lake
Lewis. San Fran ....
Mitze. Oakland ....
Lyona. Los Angeles .
DEMPSEY PLAXMXG TO LEAVE
Champion to Go to Europe or Stay
for Movie Serial.
LOS . ANGELES. July 27. Jack
Dempsey, world's champion heavy
weight, said tonight that he would
either leave tomorrow for a tour of
Europe or would remain here indefi
nitely to make a motion pioture serial.
He said he expected a final telegram
from Manager Kearns in New York
some time tonight. .
Dempsey said if he went to Europe
he would probably go on tour there.
Asked if it would be a wedding tour,
he said he should say not.
Yale Swimmers Go to Island.
HONOLULU. T. H., July 27. (Spe
cial.) Fifteen swimmers from Yale
are on their way here to take part in
a swimming meet to be staged in the
local harbor July 30 and August 1. A
tank meet, formally opening the new
University of Hawaii tank, will be
staired on the night of July 29.
MM DN HOTEL STARTED
BUILDING OF COAST RESORT
TO BE SPEEDED.
Li. Meier, Bead of Gearbart
Company, Tells of Progress on
Xew $250,000 Structure.
J. L. Meier, president of the Gear
hart Hotel company, announced yes
terday that work on the new $250,000
hotel building being constructed at
Gearhart is progressing rapidly and
that worjc on the upper structure will
begin within the next two weeks.
The foundation has been laid and
the basement completed.
Morris Whitehouse, architect, will
have final plans ready, and an effort
will be made to have the building
enclosed by the opening of the winter
season, although it is not expected
that the entire structure will be com
pleted before May, 1922.
The new building will lace tne
ocean and will be three stories high,
covering 360x90 feet. The plane call
for 101 rooms, each with a connect-
Irg bath. The company consists of 70
stockholders, and the total stock is
$400,000. some of which remains to be
subscribed. The construction is being
so arranged that wings may be added
to the main structure as requirements
Improvements will be made to tne
golf links this winter by the hotel
company, so tnat witn tne opening
the spring this feature will tie in
readiness for the use of guests. A
roadway from the hotel to the golf
links and beyond also is planned by
PETITIONS OUT FOR RATH1E
Congress of War Mothers Intercede
for Condemned Man.
SALEM. Or., July 27. (Special.)
ReDorts reaching Salem today indi
cate that petitions are now being cir
culated in various sections oi tne
state under the direction of the Con
gress of War Mothers, asking tnat
the sentence Imposed in the case of
Jack Rathle be commuted to life
imprisonment In the penitentiary.
The petitions, wnen compietea, win
be submitted for the consideration of
Governor Olcott. During tne past
few days letters have been received
at the executive offices from various
Red Cross chapters in Idaho, asking
clemency for Rathle. wnue two
women have appeared In person to
ask that he be spared from the gal
lows. The petition asking the gov
ernor to communte the sentence im
posed upon Rithie will be based on
his war record.
Rathie and James Owens are now
in the penitentiary here awaiting
execution for the part they played in
the murder of Sheriff Til Taylor at
Pendleton last July.
Contracts U Be Awarded.
SALEM. Or.. July 27. (Special.)
Members of the state highway com-
,in -nuiii m.t in .rortiano. to
morrow, when contracts for several
paving and grading projects will be
awarded. Bids also will be opened
by the commission for the purchase
of highway bonds. Employes of the
local highway department saia me
business probably would be complet
Thief Takes Cash Register.
ROSEBURG. Or., July 27 (Spe
cial.) The general merchandise store
at Melrose was roDDea last nigm oi
$26 In cash. Not content with the
money, the burglar took the cash reg
ister, too. Nothing else was missing
Fare Reduced to 5 Cents.
MEDFORD, Or., July 27. (Special.)
Travel between Jacksonville and
vsllfllmJ The recommendations of our Board
V Ml rllVni of Lubrication Engineers are availa-
J mill ililrjf ble to you in the Zerolene Correct Lu- i
yyliJu I f M brication Chart. Follow these recom- 1
t Ssy Ma Li l mendations as thousands of other j,
I P motorists are doing1. Ask for the Cor- 4 'rr
j2lWlf l II J reCt -'u,"caton Chart for your car. Tjn
"Jf I Yjijlll Use Zerolene for Correct Lubrica-
1 j. STANDARD OIL COMPANY
Medford was expected to be unusually
heavy the next week or so following
the announcement just made by J. T.
Gagnon, owner of the street railway
line between the two cities, that fare
had been reduced to 5 cents each
way. "This Is done primarily to give
everyone in-Medford a chance to visit
the county seat and see the improve
ments that have been made in that
rustling town," he said. He made no
reference, however, to the fact that I
this big fare reduction would greatly
annoy his jitney competition between
the two cities.
SCHOOL CONTRACT IS LET
Salem Firm Will Erect Xew Dor
mitory at State Institution.
SALEM, Or., July 27. (Special.) C.
Van Patton & Son, Salem contractors,
today were awarded the general con
tract for erecting the girls' dormitory
at the state industrial school for girls.
The contract for the plumbing and
heating wae awarded to the Lebanon
Plumbing & Heating company, while
the electrical fixtures will be in
stalled by the Main Electric company
The entire cost of the dormitory,
including the general contract, plumb
ing and heating, electrical fixtures.
architects' fees, advertising and fur
nishings will aggregate I4S.960.35.
Ten proposals were received for the
general contract. Work on the struc
ture will start at once and should be
completed early in December.
BOYS HELD FOR PARENTS
Youths Rnn Away From Home to
Seek Work In California.
SALEM. Or., July 27. (Special.)
Four boys, Gus Hammel, Ralph Rob
inson and Elmer Hein of Yakima.
"Wash., and Joe Kujawa of Butte.
Mont., were picked up by the officers
here today and are being held in the
city jail pending the receipt of tele
grama from their parents. The oldest
of the boys is 18 years of age.
The youths admitted that they left
their homes without informing their
parents, and said they were en route
to California to find employment.
Port Candidate Withdraws.
ROSEBURG. Or., July 27. Spe
clal.) William R. Sawyer, candidat
for' port commissioner in the recall
election to be held by the Port of
Umpii August 12, has withdrawn
from tne race, leaving John Henderer
and J. T. Christie as candidates. His
action followed the resignation of
Commissioner Reed, whose position
has been filled by the appointment of
A. L. Butler of Scottsburg. John R.
Browne and Joseph Butler are named
Crossing: Hearing Ordered.
BEND, Or., July 27. (Special.)
Based on petitions filed by Bend resi
dents, setting forth that the Franklin
avenue grade crossing of the Oregon
Trunk railroad here was dangerous,
the public 'service commission has au
thorized a formal hearing on the mat
ter, City Recorder Farnham Was ad
vised by mail today. Time and place
for the hearing have not been an
nounced. Airmen to Play Cottage Grove.
COTTAGE GROVE, Or., July 27.
(Special.) The next team to take on
the Cottage Grove champions will
come provided with airplanes, which
they may use in pulling in some of the
high ones which the local boys are in
the habit of slamming out into the
field. The Eugene aviation team will
be here Sunday and will make the trip
through the air.
Gold Mine Gets 60-Ton Mill.
FRINEVILLE, Or.. July
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5 Men's $1.50 the suit New York Length Drawers ffl
R Youth's $1.15 tKe suit 90c the garment gj
Fleischner, Mayer & Co.
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the Red Bird gold mine, has installed
a 60-ton mill on his property and
work on the mine will begin this
week. The Red Bird is located on the
upper Ochoco next to the Ophir-May-flower,
in which California capitalists
are showing much interest.
Kelso Asks Bids for Retaining Wall.
KELSO, Wash., July 27. (Special.)
Bids will be received August 2 by
the Kelso city council for the con
struction of a concrete retaining wall
on the west side of West First street
along the dike built by diking dis
trict No. 6. The city of Kelso and the
diking district will divide the cost
of the work.
Infant Drowned in Spring.
HOOD RIVER. Or.. July 27. (Spe
cial.) The 15-monthn-old eon of H.
Watanukl, pioneer upper valley Japa
nese orchardist, was drowned In a
shallow spring in the back yard. It
was presumed that the child had
fallen on its face while trying to get a
Kelso Legion Has Show.
KELSO, Wash.. July 27. (Special.)
"Powder River," the official pictures
of the 91st and other divisions, taken
by the United States signal corps in
actual battle in France, will be shown
at the Vogue theater tomorrow and
Friday nights under the auspices of
Guy Rathbun post. American Legion.
School Principal Elected.
CENTRALIA. Wash.. July 27.
(Special.) Miss Dora Fatland of
Winlock has been elected Principal of
Automobile engines of every
type, in city and country, over
highways and mountain passes
are lubricated with Zerolene.
More than half the'motorists of
the Pacific Coast use Zerolene
for Correct Lubrication.
the Onalaska school for next year.
She succeeds H. H. Hurd, who re
signed. Two rooms are to be added
to the Onalaska school and a plan is
on foot to Install steam heat from
the Carlisle-Pennell mill.
"RAINMAKER" WINS $8000
Promise to Farmers Appears to
Have Been Fnlfilfed.
MEDICINE - HAT, Alberta. July 27.
It was announced here today that
"Rainmaker" Charles M. Hatfield had
won his -bet with the Medicine Hat
United Agricultural association, four
and one-quarter inches of rain having
fallen between -May 1 and July 31.
and would be paid JS000.
Reports said that some farmers
were skeptical and questioned
whether Hatfield produced the rain
or whether It "just came." In many
districts, however, the belief is gen
eral that he fulfilled his promise to
insure a certain rainfall.
Head of "Caseys" Due Today.
NEW YORK, July 27. (Special.)
James A. Flaherty, supreme knight of
the Knights of Columbus, and a spe
cial train of eastern delegates and
visitors to the Knights of Columbus
International "America First" conven
tion at San Francisco will arrive
Portland tomorrow morning. The con
vention will be the largest in the his
tory of the order, drawing 20,000 to
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