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THE SUNDAY OREGON I AX, PORTLAND, FEBRUARY 18, 1917.
On Balls and Strikes and on
Bases "Priceless Pearl"
, Is Declared Good.
FAMOUS LANDMARK IN WESTERN BASEBALL WORLD WHO AGAIN WILL HANDLE THE INDICATOR
IN THE COAST LEAGUE THIS SEASON.
RECORD IN WEST IS LONG
Pearl Barnes, as He Was Christened,
Signed Professional Contract
First In 1900 Wltn Denver
s In Western League.
BT HARRY M. GRAYSON.
"Priceless" Pearl Casey, once more
will umpire In the Pacific Coast
League. He has been appointed by
President Baum to succeed Jack Doyle
who did not please overly well last
season. Fans all along- this gTeat West
ern circuit are pleased that Casey Is
the man chosen. He is one of the best
Judges of balls and strikes in the busi
ness and is not slow when It comes to
handling the bases either.
Carey has been a notable baseball
figure west of the Rockies since 1902.
He was born on a farm near Mexico,
Mo., but went to Denver at the age of
12 and was raised in the Colorado me
tropolis. Ha played his first "bush
games" around Denver.
Denver Gets Him First.
In 1900 he signed his first profes
sional contract with the Denver Bears
of the Western League, and beat Joe
Tinker out of the shortstop position.
Tinker went to Great Falls, of the
Union Association, coming to the Port
land Northwestern League club the
next season and soon graduating to the
Casey stayed with Denver only three
months and then arranged a deal for
himself whereby he became a free
agent and signed with the Ogden club
which played outlaw ball in a league
consisting of Ogden. Salt Lake, L&
Eoon, Park City and Pocatello, Idaho.
Priceless Pearl did the shortpatching
for Ogden for 'a year and one-half,
shifting to second base in 1902.
Mike Fisher had a poor club In the
Facramento Senators, of the Pacific
Coast League that year. He tried in
vala to get some good pastimers in the
East, but everyone sent out looked
more like a bartender than a ball
player, and at last Mike, determined to
land a few real tossers, Journeyed to
He stopped at Ogden en route and
witnessed that team play three or Jour
Ogden Lets Htm Go.
Casey was spotted and landed for
nothing. The Ogden management per
mitted him to go to Sacramento, be
cause he was offered a larger salary
than he. was getting from the Utah
berg. Incidentally he was the only
pastimer obtained by Fisher on his
The Irishman whose real name Is
Pearl Barnes, reported to Sacramento
In June, 1902, relieving Billy Hulen at
second base. He was with Sacramento
until 1907, when that city's franchise
was transferred to Tacoina. He was
with Tacoma during 1904 and 1905 and
when Fresno took the Oity of Destiny's
niche after the San Francisco earth
quake of 1906, he went to the Raisin
City with the team.
From the day Pearl Casey hit Sacra
mento in 1902, Mike Fisher started to
carve his name into the list of famous
Western managers. That famous Sac-ramento-Tacoma-Fresno
team of 1903-4-5-6
is still remembered. On it were
Catcher Charley Graham. Pitchers
Bobby Keefe, Fitzgerald and Freddie
Brown. Catcher "Happy" Hogan. In-
fielders Pearl Casey, "Truck" Eagan
and Tommy Sheehan, Outfielders Mo
Loughlln, Lynch and Doyle. All Irish
and full of snap and vim. Also it might
be well to mention those Teutons. Lou
Nordyke, first baseman, and Orvie
Overall, pitcher. .
Beaver's Get Him In 1007.
Casey came to the Portland Coasters
In 1907 when the Fresno club was split
up. He played with the Beavers until
1909 when he took over the manage
ment of the Portland Northwestern
League club. In 1910 he captained the
Portland Coast League pennant win
The following season found him with
Nick Williams' Portland Northwestern
ers and in 1912 he became one ol Al
Baum's officials. He served as umpire
Jn the Coast League only one year,
working in the Northwestern League
In 1913-14-15 and laying off last sea-
eon because he could not secure a sat
isfactory contract to officiate or man
age a club. But now Pearl is back in
the harness and is preparing lot. a
Priceless Pearl Casey, called "Price
less" because Walt McCredie, of the
Beavers, used to say that an infielder
like him was priceless, is 35 years old
was married in 1901 and Is. the father
of one girl 11 years of age.
BEAVERS HEAR ISLES
Good Ship Niagara Likely to
HUGH M'CREDIE WAITING
VARSITY CHANGES GOOD
CALL TO BASEBALL TRAINING EX
PECTED IX TWO WEEKS.
Veteran Infield Seems Probable and
Ability of PItebera Is Greatest
Point of Doubt.
UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, Eugene,
lrCD. n. ispecial.) With the basket
ball season drawing to a close baseball
enthusiasts are anxiously awaiting the
early season call which, according to
Coach Bezdek, will be the first week
of March. Prospects for Oregon hav
ing a stellar nine depends on the abil
lty of pitchers who Join Bezdek's squa
earlv in the season.
Emmett Rathb'in, varsity pitcher of
last season, is on hand with Walter
Kennon, Dwight Wilson and Johnnie
Beckett to assist him on the mound.
Shy Huntington promises to prove him
;elf a big asset behind the bat with
Jake Rlsley ready to step Into his
shoes. Unless Dick Nelson, captain an
varsity first sacker, decides to sign
with a Southern league Bezdek will
have his high wall for the initial post
tion. Walter Grebe will probably be i
first line for second base with Harold
Maison on the third wing.
Oregon lost her fast shortstop by the
jrraduation of Anse Cornell but with
consistent work by Jay Fox. captain of
the fresman nine of last year, he will
be ready to fill the opening. Jim Sheehy
is the only regular man left in the out
field district with Virg Alexander far
In the lead of the other prospects.
Oregon's schedule will be as follows
April 25-26 University of Washington at
May 2-3 Oregon Agricultural College al
May 4-5 University of Washington
May 11-12 Oregon Agricultural College
May lti-17 Washington state College at
May 21-22 University of California
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SPRING TESTS f.lAIIY
49 Games Between Nationals
and Americans Listed.
FIRST WILL BE MARCH 11
WORLD'S BOXING CHAMPIONS
OF PRESENT DAY ARE LISTED
Britton, Welterweight, and Levinsky, Light Head, Are Most Willing Fight
era and Popular Johnny Kilbane, Featherweight, Greatest All
. Around Ring General.
Letters Sent to Players May Reveal
Others Yet Holding Out Leake
Asks for Transfer So He May
Stay and Play In Cast.
The Portland Pacific Coast League
training squad is scheduled to pull into
Honolulu Wednesday on the "R. M. S.
Niagara." At that time it will have been
seven days on the water.
The Colored Giants will be met the
following afternoon as an added at-1
traction of the Honolulu Carnival.
Pitcher Herman Schatzlein is scneduled
to heave for the Beavers.
Pitchers Flncher (St. Louis) and L.
D. Brenton (New Orleans) and Infielder
Paddy" Siglln (Pittsburg) are expected
to reach Stockton March 14 to get
down to actual work under Nick Will-
lams and to be Joined there by the
rest of the squad upon its return from
Of course there is a possibility of
the three holdouts. Pitcher Al Leake
(Rocky Mount),. Infielder "Babe"
Borton (St. Louis) and Outfielder Billy
Southworth (holdover) getting in line
and gathering at Stockton, but this is
not likely. Judge McCredie wrote all
of them telling the pastimers to ar
range a satisfactory deal if they could.
Nothing has been heard from them by
Hugh McCredie, who is looking after
the business affairs of the club during
the absence of the two Portland mag
nates. Answers have had not enough
time to get here.
Leake has asked the McCredles to
arrange a transfer whereby he can
tay in the East. He wanted more
money than the McCredles could afford
to give an untried lad.
George StovalL the five-hundred
kopeck kid, is willing to let his Tiger
band stand pat for the time being, pre
ferrlng to wait for the, Spring clean'
up in the majors before starting any
deals for new players.
Pitcher Roy Mitchell, reported to
have retired from baseball, sent in his
signed contract last week, while Catch
er Honus Mitze and Qulnn, two other
Tigers who were dissatisfied, have
agreed to the terms offered them. Mit
chell signed his contract as soon as he
learned George Stovall was to lead the
Schultz. the Infielder secured by the
Angels from Pittsburg last season, re
porting to frank Le Roy Chance in
Portland, is the only member of the
club who has not been heard from since
the contracts were sent out. The others
are all satisfied with the terms of
"I'm not worrying about the play
ers, eays Chance. "Just wait until
training season starts and they'll all be
HO are the world's champions in
the various fistic divisions?
Here they are:
. Flyweight, Jimmy Wilde, of England.
Bantamweight. Johnny Ertle, of St.
Featherweight, Johnny Kilbane, of
Lightweight, Freddie Welsh. of
Welterweight. Jack Britton, of Chi
cago. Middleweight, Al McCoy, of Brook
lyn. Light-heavyweight, Battling Levin
sky, of Bridgeport.
Heavyweight, Jess Wlllard, of Kan
sas. Maybe one is open to correction on
the proposition that these are the
world's champions, but at all events
they all have at least a technical right
to their titles.
Pete "Kid" Herman, of New Orleans,
claims the bantamweight title by vir
tue of a decision over Kid Williams,
of Baltimore, who lost to Ertle on a
foul, but otherwise the titles named
in the foregoing are fairly clear. Jack
LMllon, who was generally recognized
as the light-heavyweight champion for
some time, lost a decision to Battling
Levinsky In Boston not long ago, and
while Levinsky and Dillon have both
been beaten In New York by Billy
Mlske and Miske may be the best in
that division he has not met Dillon
or the battler in a decision battle.
Jack Britton and Battling Levinsky
are without a doubt two of the clever
est boxers in the game today, both
boys often giving away from 10 to 13
pounds to an opponent. They do not
keep the fans waiting at the ringside
if an opponent comes In over weight
the champions go right in and box
That Is the reason Britton and Le
vinsky are two of the most popular
boxers in the world today, also they
stand ready at all times to defend their
titles against all comers, black or
Wilde, an Englishman; Welsh, a
Interleaguo Baseball dames for
1917 to Be More Numerous
Tli an Hitherto Despite Opposi
tion Voiced by Magnates.
NEW YORK, Feb. 17. Although con
siderable opposition developed last
Spring among certain of the big league
magnates against the playing of ante-
I season interleague games the agitation
appears to have had little effect, for
more contests of this class hava been
scheduled for the next two months than
was the case in 1916. A year ago the vari
loua clubs of the two major leagues met
in more than SO of these training sea
son games, while close to 60 have al
ready been announced for the coming
I campaign with several clubs yet to
make publlo their plans In this direction.
As a preliminary to the pennant races
of last year the big circuit teams met
I in 39 games either inter-league or lnter-
club Tlth the result that the National
League clubs won 24 and American
League combinations IB. The senior
organization piled up a total of 809 hits
and 154 runs to the Juniors' 290 hits and
12s runs. In errors the American
League players-made a slightly better
showing, the final analysis crediting
61 to the Nationals and 58 to the Ameri
This year 49 Inter-league games have
been scheduled to date, with Brooklyn
in the National, and Boston and New
York in the American League playing
with the greatest number of contests.
The New York Giants and the Boston
Braves are second in the National, while
Detroit holds a similar position in the
American League. The complete list of
inter-league games scheduled to date is
March 11 Brooklyn Nationals vs. Boston
Amorlcans. Hot Springs. Ark.
March 17 Brooklyn Nationals vs. Boston
Americans. Hot tiprtnffa. Ark.
March 18 Brooklyn Nationals vs. Boston
Americana, Hot Sprinira. Ark.
March I'U Hoaton Nationals vs. Naw York
Amarlcana, Macon, ta.
March '21 Boston Nationals vs. New York
Americana. Dublin. Ga.
March 27 Brooklyn Nationals vs. Boston
Americana. Hot Spnnsa, Ark.
March -H Brooklyn Nationals va Boston
Americana. Memphla. Tenn.
March 28 Boston Nationals vs. New York
Americana. Home. Ga.
March 29 Brooklyn Nationals vs. Boston
Americana. Little Hock, Ark.
March -'0 Cincinnati Nationals vs. Wash
ington Americana. L.outaville. Ky,
March 211 Boston Nationals vs. New York
Americana. Xothan, Ala.
March SO Boston Nationals vs. New York
Americans. Moultrtei Ga.
March 30 Cincinnati Nationals va. Wash
ington Americans, loulsvllle.' Ky.
March 80. Brooklyn Nationals vs. Boston
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DESIRED. PRICES ON APPLICATION. OUR STOCK OP TE.XMS
RACQUETS. BALLS. NETS. RACQUET COVERS AND PRESSES,
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Welshman; Ertle, Austrian born; K1I-
oane and Britton.. of Irish descent:
McCoy, of German extraction: Levin
sky. a Hebrew, and Wlllard, with some
incnan in him, certainly give our cham.
pionshlp list a cosmopolitan touch.
The greatest champion in the world
today is Johnny ivilbane. Of course.
fans in this country have never seen I a.... Viui.i r-ir. rui
Jimmy Wilde, who must be a very March 31 Boston Nationals va New York
wonderful little fellow, ludglncr from I Americana. Waycross. Ga.
all accounts, but of the title-holders I March HI Cincinnati Nationals va Wash
whrt havA a n .. .. t n amA-iA X.-H-1 Ington Americana. Cincinnati, fj.
bane stands out far ahead. . March 1 Brooklyn Nationals va Boston
He is the greatest craftsman, the I 'i v,i. ii..t".i. . rw.tn.it
B""' ring mecnanician. xne greatest I Americans. Dallas. Tex.
boxer, and. in proportion to his size, I April 1 Pittsburg Nationals vs. Cleve-
perhaps the best hitter of the bunch.
still barring the tiny English fly
Levinsky and Welsh are masters on
land Americana New Orleana. La.
April 1 Cincinnati Nationals vs.
Ington Americans. Cinclnuatl, O.
April 1 Brooklyn Nationals vs. Boston
Americana, Kansas City. Kan.
April 1 New York Natloni
STAR FORWARD WHO PLAYS
AGAI.VST WASHITO.V HIGH
BUI Speas will be traded or sold out
right, according to San Francisco re
ports. Speas is in Toledo and has writ
ten Wolverton that he would like to
catch on with some of the Middle
Western clubs. This will be satisfac
tory if the terms suit.
Catcher "Daddy" Rohrer, who came
to the Coast League to play with Oak
land and had a season with Salt Lake,
is going to "bust" right in as a class
AA player again. Rohrer played with
the Lincoln Western League team last
season. Now Milwaukee has bought him
and he is to have a trial in the Ameri
Pe 11 Defeats Centralla High.
CENTRAL! A, Wash., Feb. 17. (Spe
cial.) The Centralia High School bas
ketball team was defeated by Pe Ell
on the local floor last nlgth by a score
of 25 to 10. In a curtain-raiser to the
big game the Junior team of the local
high school defeated the sophomores
by a score of 21 to 19.
North Bend Takes State Honors.
NORTH BEND, Or., Feb. 17. (Spe
cial.) Miss Olive Philip and Horace
Byler, debaters of the North Bend High
School, won the county championship
by a victory over Misses Anderson and
Gallier, of Bandon, The debate was on
common ground. Coquille. This is the
third time North Bend has won the
county' honors in (he past four years.
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defense, especially in Short bouts. Thev I trolt Americans. Dallas. Tex.
do not do much to the other fellow. I April 2 Boston Nationals va New York
hnr tb.v nr. tint I -1 fh Athb. .4 a I Americana Columbia, r-
anvthlnr tr ih.m .1. H.-ttnn 1. v I April a Cincinnati Nationals va nasn-
ceptionally clever, both on the offense '-1 Brtokiyn'nalsv.. Boston
and defense, and he is a good hitter. Americans. Davenport, la.
I April 2 New York Nationals vs. L
Al. McCoy Is a clumsv fellow, who I trolt Americans. Wichita Falls.
can take a terrific beating and who I April 3 Boston Nationals va New York
Has a danerernim xnnlr In hl lf Vmnrf I Americans, r lorence, r. k..
if he can. connect.
Willard is Just Wlllard: uncommonlv
big. and uncommonly strong, but with
nttie artistry and without enoueh
knowledge of the fighting game to
April 8 Brooklyn Nationals va Boston
Americans, Peoria, 111.
April 3 New York Nationals va De-
trolt Americans. Oklahoma City. Okie.
April 4 Wttaburg Nationals va Cleve
land Americans. New Orleans,
ADril 4 Brooklyn Nationals va Boston
farrv tilm taw 4 i .1 V. nA . I Americans. 1 ndianaDOlts. Ind.
hla ,hnn.mi .1-. j ...., . I April 4 Boston Nationals va New York
. j..,,.., f I A.-I.n. Wllmlntton. N. C.
. it . x:.w Va-it K.HAn.t. n. T)e.
j. n. crawiora. miaaieweicrnt wres- I . . . thi.. -iia
tier of North Yakima, writes here to I April 6-i-Boston Nationals vs. New York
the erfect that he would like to meet I Americans, Fayettevllle. N. C.
Walter Miller or E&die J. O'Connell April 6 Brooklyn Nationals va Boston
any Dlace and for anv - amnunt of Americans, i.atayette. ina
money. Read part of his letter for
'I notice in your paper Walter
Miller, who claims the middleweight
wrestling championship. Is pulling, off
some stunts In your city.
I have been wrestling for eight
years, but it seems that Miller and
O'Connell Ignore any and all challenges
April 6 Pittsburg Nationals va Cleve
land Americans. New Orleans. Iju
Anrll G New t ork Nationals va De
troit Americans. Wichita. Kan.
April a Philadelphia Nationals vs. Wash
tnoi.nn im.rimni. Washington. D. C.
Anrll 6 Nw York Nationals va De-
tmit itn.riranL Manhattan. Kan.
April 7 Brooklyn Nationals va New York
AmAflrnna- Rrnnklvn. N. Y.
April 7 Cincinnati Nationals va. jievo-
frnm m tx nut atill plaint pn a mni rtn ah I ni I I.n.l Americana. Cincinnati. O.
"Will wrestle either one of them any April Trnnaoeipma ...
invtnn a matrit'Hiia. noui ii . luui aw
Aprll 7 New York Nationals va De
troit Americans. Kansas city. Kan.
place, for any amount of money, strict
ly on the square.
"Mike Yokel Is the only middleweight
Vancouver vs. Portland
HELP THE ROSEBUDS TO VICTORY
GET OUT AND BOOST .
This will be the greatest game of the seaon, as it will decide
the championship. .
Seats now on sale at
SPALDING'S. BROADWAY AT ALDER MARSHALL 215
On account of the big demand for seats for this game secure
your tickets and reservations early.
Owing to demand and requests of our patrons, also the assurance of in
creased attendance, the band will play every afternoon and evening for
rest of season.
Clean, Healthy, Invigorating Sport. Only 12 Days More of Skating.
Don't Forget the Event of the Season, the
GRAND MASQUE CARNIVAL
$100.00 in Prizes
Fancy and Comic Costumes. Races. Fun Galore.
Starts at 8 o'Clock Sharp. Tickets 50c
Get a costume and win a valuable prize. Ice Palace through car.
who has beaten me, and that happened I iand Americans. Cincinnati. O.
inctnnatl Nationals va Cleve-
slx years ago.
Telegraphed a challenge to the
ringside of the Miller-Chris Gesek
match at Spokane about a month ago.
Anrtl ft New York Nationals va -De
troit Americans. Kansas City. Kan.
April U Brooklyn Nationals va New York
Americans. Brooklyn. N. Y.
April ft -Phlladelpnia Nationals vs. wasa-
but it. too, was ignored. It seems as ."' w..hVntn o.
though some wrestlers pick their men. I Anrll o New 'York Nationals va te-
"m in nunu xaauna lor in e I trolt Americans, inaianapoua, u.
next three weeks, as I am to meet Don
Elliott, heavyweight, in a handicap
"J. R. CRAWFORD.'
Eddie O'Connell said last night that
he would be glad to wrestle Crawford
If the latter would mit up a side bet
of at least $500. He does not care
where the match is staged. Just as
long as a suitable referee is named.
Anrll 10 Brooklyn Nationals va .New-
York Americana. Brooklyn. N. Y.
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Coast League Gossip.
RA. 1IAIJU a brother of Fred Hall.
, advertising manager of the Oak
land Tribune, discovered Ira Colwell.
t, rirht.hnruler turned, over to Oak-
ISTEKMOCXTAIN TOTJRXEY SET land by Brooklyn, and recommended
him to Harry v olverton, wno nanaiea
Idaho and Oregon Teams to Com- S"amento in m; .
According- to Ira Colwell, Fred Good-
bred, his teammate, wno also comes
pete at Caldwell in March.
CALDWELL. Idaho, Feb. 17. (Spe-
to the Oaks, is quite likely to make
Henry Stevens, of Lincoln Bisrh.
The next game of the Portland In
terscholastlc League in the Ice Palace
will be played tomorrow afternoon,
starting at 3:15 o'clock, between the
Lincoln High Ice hockey squad and
the Washington High contingent.
Henry Stevens, the Lincoln star for
ward, is in grand condition to give the
East Side goalkeeper all he wants when
It comes to thooLiac-
l . -,,... . rnnrf In this circuit. Goodbred is
by the College of Idaho and the Com- Riant in siae. being six feet-four inches
merclal Club of Caldwell for an Inter- tall and built in proportion. He has
mountain basketball tournament, which fln faBt bal1, an a Jurve-
will be held- here March 26-30. in- Nelther Colwell nor Goodbred has
elusive to determine the high school 8igneX an Oakland contract..
championship of Southern Idaho and " . .
Eastern Oregon. Representative teams The ballplayers who are sending
irom Boumeastern laano, south ten- I hack their contracts unsigned are get
tral Idaho. Southwestern Idaho and I ting ones in return which make them
Eastern Oregon win oe cnosen Dy a i feel like ants on a not roci
,,h. , .v.. , k Arthur Devlin, former New Tork
each team during the season to repre- Giant star and who managed the Oaks
sent each section at the championship tor a brief spell a few years oacK.
In the Southeastern Idaho section are
the high schools at Pocatello, Black
foot. Idaho Falls, American Falls,
Sterling and Shelley. The Central
Idaho division includes Twin Falls,
Gooding, Shoshone, Burley, Wendell.
in the Eastern
are the high schools at Baker, La
Grande, Vale, Pendleton, North Powder,
Haines and Union. The Southwestern
Idaho section, which mcluds Caldwell,
Nampa. Payette, Weiser, Emmett and
Ontario, Or., already has a league or
ganized. The first two days of the
tournament will be devoted to games
between the three leading teams for
the championship of this league.
will manage the Norfolk. Va., club this
season. Devlin will arrive in norioiK
April 1' to begin preparations for the
season. He is enthusiastic over the
outlook. Arthur Devlin was one of
the most sensational third-sackers that
the game ever produced and was a
. r .(..mh n t Vi a ni.nt. Ar-
.Rupert and Filer, and thur DevIln piayed with Rochester, of
i Oregon district there I . international League, last season.
and was used at both third and lirst
base. He is at home in either posi
tion. Devlin is a former Georgetown
University baseball and football star
and played on the best lootDaii team
that Georgetown ever had.
There Is a rather peculiar flavor to
the deal by which Ralph Stroud, adver
tised all Winter as one of the main
stays of the San Francisco pitching
corps, is now to remain In Louisville.
Wolverton had announced the business
transaction as closed, but it develops
that Henry Berry, had not reached
The mineral resources of Mexico In
clude gold, silver, copper, coal, plat
inum, graphite, petroleum, asphalt, so
dium and marble.
financial terms, and. after more or less
quibbling, was forced to cancel.
Players are slow to sign in the Pa
ri fio Coast League this season a con
dition of affairs that exists with prac
tically every team in the Pacific Coast
League save Portland, where the boys
have been persuaded by the Honolulu
Ping Bodie says he was not holding
out. There was only a difference of $400
standing in the way and the Fence-
buster has reached and agreement with
With two wpeks to go before the
training season opens, the manager of
the San Franciscans has none too much
time in which to make good his prom
ise of a right-hander who will sup
Plant "the late" Mr. Stroud and be
every bit as good.
It is estimated that four-fifths of the
water available for Irrigation and do
mestic use in the state of Oregon
comes from the timber-clad slopes of
the National forests. The average acre
of National forest land in the state
sends to the streams 16 times as much
water as does the average acre of land
outside the forest boundaries.
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WHEN you gentlemen get together at your
lodge meetings, somebody is pretty sure to
start the little pouch of W-B CUT up the line
for his brothers. It's conducive to brotherly feeling.
There is gratitude for the rich tobacco that makes a
little nibble go so far and for the touch of salt that brings
out the tobacco satisfaction without so much jaw work.
Us ty WETMAN-BROTON COMPANY. 50 Cmoa Srsa, New York Cty