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SPORTING NEWS AND
SECTION TWO ,
Pages 1 to 16
THE SUNDAY OREGOXIAN. PORTLAND. AUGUST 11, 1918.
nromises to be the most attractive bargain event of the vear. Every odd piece of furniture in
the house has been tagged for quick clearance. The sale starts tomorrow morning, so be on
hand bright and early. Just remember our usual credit terms are decidedly unusual when
compared to the terms most stores otter. You cannot get easier terms or more iiDerai ireai-
mem man uujou x o uncr umis pusiuvc.
Caruso Dan Salt Tells Also
How Close He Came to Being
Manager for Jack.
Dining-Room Outfit $38.00
Pee now pretty this Solid Aeh Round Pedestal Table looks. It extends
a atz feet: and six Solid Ash Dining Chairs. Guaranteed construo-o Q QQ
TrtTOM a.SO Cask. $2.00 Werkly.
This Overstuffed Davenport
Special at $49.85
A Big:, Luxurious,
three - pillow - effect
back; deep, soft, oil-
tempered spring: seat
ana DacK construction
big;, thick, loose cu-sh'
ions; m a h ogany - fin
ished lees: size of seat
66x20 Davenport 36
Inches; height or DacK
20 inches. Upholstered
In brown - fiicured
denim. Special this
week at Cifl CC
GADSBYS' SELL FOR LESS
Sale Odd Beds
I (.00 value now at........S 6.00
t 9.00 Values now at.... .....S 8.00
112.00 values now at. 810.50
115.00 values now at.. ........ .813.45
330.00 values now at. S22.50
128.00 odd wood, mahogany,
cow at, ................... .818.75
Sale of Refrigerators
We are closing- out our Refrlg
erators. Not going to carry them
over this Winter. All reduced in
price for this sale. White enam
eled, priced from (16.50 up.
Sale of Tapestry
for dining-room, bedroom and llvlng
room: seamless; large selection. Rugs
that will Rive good satisfaction.
ft.1???. $25 $28.50 $35
Ask to see them. On sale this week.
This Is your op
portunity to set
on of these
b e a u 1 1 ful ma-hog-any
Tables at a sale
rice of 19.75.
This Graf onola Outfit
Columbia Grafonola, with II selections,
popular airs and 200 needles, finish
mahogany or golden oak. 50
Term. 91 Week.
Davenette for $49.85
Oak frame, upholstered In best grade Imitation brown. Spanish leather. May
be easily converted into a good, comfortable bed. Large assortment to
choose from. Other styles as cheap as 139.60.
PUGILIST HARD WORKER
When Given Job In Seattle Shipyard,
Boxer, Now Hailed as Another
Fltzslmmons, Showed He Could
Earn $3.75 a Day at Labor.
SEATTLE, Wash., Aug-. 10. (Special.)
The old adage about it being a long,
hard road to success was given a rude
Jolt the other night when Jack Demp
sey cracked Fred Fulton on his glass
jaw and swung onto the top rung of the
pugilistic ladder. The Western heavy
weight is the idol of the ring fans now.
weight flghtens of any prominence in
this section of the country. He i
clever mixer and should make an Id
Instructor for the many newsboys
der his direction. Bromeo will spend
only evenings and spare time instruct
ing the boys, as he is working in
While showing the boys how to box
he also will get himself in shape for
a strenuous Winter campaign, and Is
prepared to meet any boxen in the
Northwest, weighing from 124 to 184
Jimmy Darcy Signs for Bout.
ABERDEEN. Wash- Aug. 10 (Spe
cial.) Jimmy Darcy (Trambltas), one
of the aggressive light-heavyweights of
the Coast, has been signed, up for the
main event on the Labor day card
which the Moose will, put on. Steve
Reynolds, who knocked out Frank
Farmer in the second round at Seattle
last FalL probably will be Darcy'a op
ponent. Bob McAllister, ex-champion
of the Coast, will meet the winner of
the Labor day match some time in Sep
FISTIC FANS HOPE
FOR LIVELY BOOTS
'NATIVE SOUS' TO FROLIC
I COLUMBIA BEACH PLANS BIG AF
FAIR FOR SATURDAY.
Field Games, Water Event and Bath'
In a Girl.' Parade Amois Diver
sions Fixed for Soldier Bora.
but it was only a few short months ago Jl . . ... riZZ ttw.i r...
.v,. 7-w,. i o,.i ifh r,th- other states now wearing Uncle Sams
The special cabinet we are offering
on sale has white enamel Interior,
folding metal flour bin, glass sugar
holder, nickelold sliding top, solid oak
front, finished golden oak.doy tSfl
Priced at Gadsbys',
Sale of Buffets
Large Buffet, solid ash, large mirror back,
two small drawers for silver, large drawer
for linen and double-door , cab- Oyl QtZ
Inet. Special n-.to
i stuffed Rocker
If yet are looking for an Arm Chair or
Rooker and want worth-while furni
ture at a moderate price, we will be
glad to have you inspect our new line
of Upholstered Rockers and Chairs. We
have a large variety of these which
we have illustrated here, (in Off
Reg. 126, 328. 330 vals. Sp'l ! 1 J.OO
3-Burner Gas Stoves
with oven lust rlichl size for bun
galow or flats. Gadsbys' (OO Hf
price, connected Jaiiii.JV
rraae lonr uia uu stove in si
Gadsbys' Exchange Department.
that Dempsey was in Seattle with noth
ing but a pair of cauliflower ears and
an empty stomach
Last Spring a square-jawed, rough-
looking individual walked Into the pri
vate office of Dan Salt, the Tex Rlck-
ard of the Seattle ring game, and asked
for a fight. Caruso Dan, who has
knocked around some In boxing circles,
recognized the visitor as Jack Dempsey.
"I'm Jack Thompson, of New Or
leans," the big fellow told Dan, "and I
would like a place on your next card
Salt Beats Camouflage.
Salt smiled, and then told Dempsey
that he knew who he was, and that he
did not need to camouflage himself to
get a fight in Seattle. He knew that
the Salt Lake heavyweight had Just
been knocked out by poor old Jim
Flynn in the first round down South,
and that it was this fact that caused
the heavyweight to endeavor to hide
Then Dempsey threw off his mysteri
ous air and took the promoter into his
confidence. He was broke, clean. He
wanted a Job, and a chance to prove
his ring ability. And he' thought the
best way was to start all over again
under a new name.
Salt took the big fellow to dinner. In
troaucea mm to a irieno. .n ine em- Bakersfleld; Ed. Ryan, San Diego; L
ployment department of a big ship- oldfleidt valleto: P. Shetterly, Santa
yarn, ana uempsey startea to worn me Barbara; Jake Adams. Tracy, and H,
ncii i.iui iuiiB Dunuinis auiya. no n Watson,, San Jose.
iiul Hiram ui uvii;i hub uiiiidcii, i -
cording to the man who gave him the tBi;Rnf:Fy EXPECTS CROWD
jod, ana ne earnea every cent ox nis
13.75 a day.
"But Seattle never did get to see him
fight," explains Salt. "He was matched
with Frank Farmer once, but the go
was cancelled because of an injury to
Farmer. We were about to put him
on with another heavyweight when
Dempsey - received a telegram from
home, telling him to return, as there
was sickness in the family. So the i
big fellow drew his pay, paid the small
amount he had borrowed from me, and
left for Salt Lake with the word that
uniform, and all civilians who care to
participate in the water events, field
games, dances, etc, will be welcome at
Columbia Beach next Saturday when
the management puts on a Callfornl
day for the soldier, laddies and their
mends, -mere will De a Darning gins
parade starting at 6 P. M., with valu
able prizes to winners,
There are thousands of Bear State
soldiers quartered at Vancouver who
have relatives and friends in Portland
and next Saturday's get-together cele
bratlon will give the native eons a
chance to meet friends.
A committee of local Callfornlans Is
arranging an athletlo programme
which will Include water races and
field events, and in the evening there
will be a big dance in the spacious pa
The committee of Callfornlans as
slstlngr In the affair are Walter Hlp-
pler, James J. Richardson, Charles
Weber, Joseph Dooney, Robert McAl
lister, Arthur Enrlght and Dave Byrnes.
The soldiers .committee Is headed by
Harry Arlett, San Francisco, chairman;
Frank Picassle, Oakland, assistant
chairman; Ed. Mlchelson, San Jose;
Frank Warren, Los Angeles, floor com
mittee, George J. Sullivan, San Fran
cisco, chairman, assisted by the follow
ing: N. Cameron, Fresno; J. Berger,
Northwest Washington Trapshooters
League Meets Today.
ABERDEEN, Wash.. Aug. 10. (Spe
cial.) A large attendance from Sound
cities is expected at the -tourney- of
the Northwest Washington Trapshoot
ers' League, which will meet on the
Market-street range Sunday morning.
Five clubs are represented in the
league: The Seattle Trapshootlng As
eoclation and the Green Lake Gun
Contemplated Reforms by Box
ing Commission of Portland
PRESENT LAWS SUFFICIENT
Men Who Bay Ticket Are Graving
ZjltUo Excitement With Padded
Mitts and Promoters Aro Inter ,
oted In Securing Permits.
he would return shortly and box for I Club, of Seattle: clubs from Tacoma and
Bellingham and the Aberdeen club.
There will be five events, four of 15
Sale China Closets
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Double-Glass-Door China Closet, afl-
ustabla shelves, eoua asn, 1 1 n i a
golden oaK. ju a r g ana roomy.
Regular 27 value, our
sale price is
Solid Ash Library Table with draw
er, top 26x42, heavy two-Inch legs.
Regular 112.60 value nowQ
Use Oar Exchange Dept.
U ye her fnrnltur. that doean't eult
it.nt somathlnr more ap to date and bet
ter, phon. ua and we'll send a competent
nan to aee It and arrange to take it aa
part payment on the kind you want tha
Gadibr kind. We'll make you a liberal
allowance for yorjr food, and we'll aell
you new furniture at low pricea. The
new furniture will b promptly delivered.
Efchana-e feoda can be boug-ht at our
Wax.houae. First and Washington Eta.
Corner Second and Morrison Streets
Oliver Wendell Holmes Is
Sportlag Editor of Oreicoalaa H.
celvcw Letter Fnai Athlete, Wfce
M mm "Gaaaed" ky Ueraaana.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, former
lnterscholastlo athlete who en
listed with tha first batch of Oregon
recruits and who was "gassed" by the
Buns shortly after his arrival on tha
ather aide with American expeditionary
forces. Is aCle to be about and lamp
la boys over during his leisure hours.) isn't he? I wrote him several times but
A letter received by the sporting ed
itor of Tha Oregonlan from Holmes
reads in part as follows: '
"I suppose you had big doings at
home on the Fourth of July. They
had quite a day here In France. I am
at present In La Havre, where I was
sent upon leaving the hospital. I have
met several Portland fellows lately,
among them McEntee, formerly of Co
lumbia Univeraity, and a few others I
had not previously known. I have not
had any mail for a rnnth because of
shifting around from one place to an
other. How is Grover Alexander get
ting along? I suppose he is the pre
mier pitcher of that new U. S. League,
he Is like John McGraw, he Is too busy
"I met Jack Caee, from Boise, Idaho,
who is a friend of yours. He ' is top
sergeant over here In a hospital I was
In. I was In six hospitals and can say
it Is a monotonous life. But I am in
a fine place now and getting along all
right. Best regards to the shipbuilders.
I guess they have a fine league In Port
land. My new address Is Private O. W.
Holmes, Signal Corps, Base Section No.
4, A. E. F." '
Cunha to Swim In Victoria.
CAMP LEWIS, American Lake,
Wash.. Aug. 10. (SpeclaL) Announce
ment has been made through Captain
T. G. Cook, athletic director for' Camp
Lewis, that George Cunha, the famous
swimmer and at present swimming in
structor here, will compete In the an
nual Pacific Northwest Association
aquatic meet to be held In Victoria, B.
C, the latter part of this month. Cunha
is in wonderful shape, having won
more than half the races held at the
American Lake carnival from July 30
to August 4.
Cunha learned the game in Hawaii
under that other well-known "water
dog" and holder of many world's rec
ords, Duke Kahanamoku. Cunha is
credited with the 25-yard swimming
record, having made it in- 20 3-5 sec
onds in Alameda, Cal., in 1917. He will
enter all the events he is able to in the
Canadian city. ; '
the Seattle fans.'
Dempsey Never Came Back.
Before leaving Dempsey asked the
Seattle matchmaker to handle his af
fairs upon his return and expressed
absolute confidence in his ability to
reach the championship throne if given
chance. Salt told him he would be
glad to manage him and that a fight
awaited him any time he got ready to
But Dempsey never came baok. He
received an offer to box In another
city, and right there he began the me
teoric rise that landed him at the top
of the heap. He continued winning un
til he got the crack at the man next
to the champion, and then he showed
his class by putting him away in the
And that's how close Seattle fans
came to seeing the man the fans are
claiming is another Fob Fltzslmmons,
and how close Dan Salt came to man
aging the man who every critic who
has seen him box claim will be the
greatest champion In the history of the
Seattle fans can't understand Marty
FarrelL Before he got In the mlxup
with the soldiers at Fort Lawton, who
were trying to put on a benefit show,
the ring followers up here were strong
for the Portland boy. They know that
the former New Yorker can box, and
they wanted to see him in action again
But why. after agreeing to box here,
Farrell threw up the match and, leav
ing for California, left the soldiers up
in tha air. the lans can t understand.
Marty seems to have an alibi, but there
la no denying the fact that the middle
welerht has aueered himself here.
He had a chance to pick up a few
fights in this town because he was
popular, but his actions of last week
have turned most of the followers of
boxing from admiration to disgust.
O. A. C. Action Helps Sport.
The signing .of a new football coach
at O. A. C has stimulatea interest in
the gridiron game In the Northwest, it
proves that the uregon Aggies are go
Ine to nut a team In the field this Fall.
and Is making the rest of the 'coaches
sit ud and take notice.
Coach Hunt, of Washington, ean t see
much prospect for a winner this year,
but the former Minnesota man is not
a-olno- to give up without trying.
is already lining up talent, an
trot out a eguad of youngsters
while green, will be In there fighting
all the time. -
It is not believed that the passing
of the new draft regulations calling
boys from IS years up to service will
Interfere with football this season. The
grid games will be all over before the
new ruling, If passed, goes into effect,
and Hunt thinks that the colleges will
have an Interesting scrap for the cham
pionship, even if the class of football
is not up to . the caliber of former
BOXIXG INSTRUCTOR IS NAMED
Claire "Kid" Bromeo to Teach
Hustlers Art of Boxing:.
Claire "Kid" Bromeo, San Francisco
featherweight, has been appointed box.
Ing Instructor of The Oregonlan Night
Hustlers' Club and will take up his
new duties this week. Sam Wilder
man, president of the Hustlers' organ
ization, which is the largest of its kind
in the country, announced yesterday
that he had engaged Bromeo.
The San Francisco boxer is one of
the best In his class oh the Pacific
.Coast and has fought all of the feather-
targets and two of 20. The shoot will
start at 9:30 o'clock In order that
the Sound participants who come by
auto may make the return trip by
PERRY McGIIXIVRAY WINNER
Great Lakes Athlete Captures Chi
cago River Marathon Swim.
CHICAGO, Aug. 10. Perry McGlllivray,
of the Great Lakes naval training eta
tion, today won the annual Chicago
River Marathon swim of one mile and a
half In 33:44. Henry Laubia, of St.
Louis, also representing Great Lakes,
was second, in 35:18. The next three
places also went to swimmers from the
It was McGilllvray's fourth victory
In the event. There were 25 etarters,
FORMER PORTLAND SPORT
WRITER ORDERED INTO
TRAINING AT Ut AN,
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Harry Grayson, former assist
ant sporting editor of The Ore
gonlan, who enlisted In the
Marine Corps soon after the out
break of the war, has been
ordered to report to the marine
officers' training school at Quaa
tlco, Va. Grayson arrived at
Galveston, Tex., last Wednesday,
after a long cruise on one of
Uncle Sam's battleships, which
Journey took him around the
West Indies, tie spent some lit
tle time at Santiago' de Cuba,
Port au Plata, Cape Haltlen,
Haiti and San Domingo City.
Grayson enjoyed his trip im
mensely and says that being a
devil doer is one of the greatest
and grandest experiences of his
life. He has contributed several
articles of an Interesting and hu
morous nature to the Rumor, a
weekly periodical gotten out by
the Ninth Regiment, U. S. M. C.
at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Grayson will report at Quan
tlco, Va., on the 20th, at which
time the next marine officers'
training school commences.
BT JAMBS J. RICHARDSON.
Portland boxing enthusiasts are com
menolng to wonder whether tho boxing
commission Intends getting together la
Its long contemplated meeting for
revising If they really Intend It ths
present city ordinance governing box
lng exhibitions In this city.
With the Summer well on Its way to)
completion and the Winter season In
the offing and with successful boxing
smokers being staged in San Franciscuv
Oakland, Seattle and other adjacent
and well-governed oltles, Portland fol
lowers of the fistic clan are becoming
anxious that the membera of the box.
lng commission inject some "pep" lnts
their methods of doing business.
Much has been said about contem
plated reforms, but nothing has been,
done. Each of the commissioners hue
his own bright Ideas about .what
should and should not be part of tho
boxing ordinance. The present city
laws governing fistlo contests would
suffice If the members of the commis
sion failed to adorn the present laws
with their much-talked-about changes.
The people who pay their hard-earned
cash are craving a little excitement
with the padded mitts. The promoters
are Interested most in who will stag
the boxing shows this coming season.
Gossip has been floating thick and fast
that some of the favored magnates aro
to be given the razzle dazzle. Others,
so they , say, are sure of getting per
mission to put on a show. But as long
as the commission remains in retire
ment so much more does the situation
assume a conjectural atmosphere.
With the warm weather fast pass
ing Into oblivion the boxers, most of
whom are hard at work at the various
shipyards, are starting to limber up in
gymnasiums these cool evenings. Any
night you wander in the vicinity of
the Rose City and Columbia athletlo
clubs you can hear a rapid fire of tlt-tat-toos
on the punching bag stand. By
the time the first smoker rolls around
the boys will have put on the finish
ing touches in their conditioning and
the season will be off with a bang In
what promises to be the most success
ful Portland has aver had.
A rather brief survey of the local
boxing promoters finds them all "hot
up" over the question of what promot
ers will be granted permits to stag
boxing smokers. Fred Merrill says he's)
a sure bet. Joe Flannlgan says "ditto."
George Moore has not come under our
watchful optic, therefore we can't say;
anything about George, but he will
start If the others are granted any
favors. The fans don't care particular
ly who Is the promoter. What they,
want is fights and plenty of them.
Muff Bronson, who has fully reoov
ered from his injuries sustained at the
Foundation Shipyards recently, will de
fend his title of Pacific Coast light
weight champion at Everett. Wash.,
when he fights Frankie Tucker four
rounds. Labor day. He also expects to
take part In a bout at Seattle about
the middle of September and to be kept
quite busy during the next two months.
Bob McAllister will arrive from San
Francisco tomorrow morning. He will
finish his training at the Rose Clt
Athletlo Club, where he will box with,
Alex Trambltas and Jack Allen until
Thursday, when he will leave for Se
attle. Word from Seattle yesterday;
said the McAllister-King bout had been
switched from Fort Lawton to Seattle
and will be staged Friday night instead
of Saturday afternoon.
DETAILS OF BOUT IDE
McAllister-king go awaited b(
Card to Be Staged In Fifth-Avenue)
Auditorium Friday Night for Ben
eflt of Fort Lawton .Men, -1
SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 10. (Spe
clal.) One more change has been
made in the 10-round go between Mick
ey King and Bob McAllister, but this
time it is for the better. The two mid
dlewelghts will settle their little ar
gument at the Arena next Friday night.
the proceeds to go to me f ort bawion
soldiers' athletic fund, as formerly;
Switching the show to the nrtn-A.ve
nue Auditorium will swell the at
tendance by 600 or 600 fans, and with,
one six-round and two four-round bouts
on the card, the coming smoaer snouia
pack the arena. ,
As a boxing matcn tne last, go was
Dlpoln. But both boys promise that
they are going out to win in a rush
next Friday and with the knowledge
gained in the Carnival contest, tha
rivals will be able to pile right in
without any preliminary sparring. Each
is wise to the other's style now. ana)
each will have the battle planned be
fore he enters the ring.
The bout will go to a decision, as In
the last contest. The six-round go will
be furnished by George Ross and Joa
Hill. Ross surprised a good many of
his friends in the Carnival show br
ills showing against Conners, most of
those present thinking he won tha
bout by a fair margin.
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Boston 6S 41 .eoelChlcaso.... 4S62.4S4
Cleveland.. 60 45 .571 St. Louis... 47 66 .45
Washington 86 48 .5M. Detroit 4.1 M A4
New York.. 51 47 .. 'Philadelphia 48 62 .41(1
Chicago.... 56 34 .822'Phlladelphla 45 54 .45
New York.. 61 42 .ftltt Cincinnati. . 45 54.45
Pittsburg.. 53 47 ,5:ii Brooklyn. . . 45 55.453
Boatoa 46 S3 .460i!jt. Louis... 41-62.31X1