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THE SUNDAY OBEGOXIAX, : PORTLAND, AUGUST 11, 1918.
SOME OF THE REGULARS OF THE MULTNOMAH CLUB BASEBALL TEAM WHICH HAS BEEN PLAYING I
JACK CODTS STARS
TO BEET MARINES
ball games of the year in the North
west is scheduled for next Saturday af
ternoon, when the All-Army nine bat
tles the All-Navy representatives in
the Tacoma Stadium, according to Cap
tain -T. G. Cook, athletic director of
OLD - POLICY SHOOT
LAS! FOB SEASON
GREAT BALL ALL SEASON.
It is a return affair, the two squads
having tangled in Seattle, with the sol
diers on the winning side. It will be
a benefit game, say those in charge,
who are working on the details to have
the biggest and livest crowd Tacoma
Foundation Company to Start
Amateur Athletic Club Mermen
ever had at an athletic contest
Portland Gun Club Arranges
Two Days' Competition on
September 1 and 2.
More than 10,000 witnessed the match
In Seattle and efforts will be made to
, Ball Rolling by Organizing
and Naval Station Champs
Compete August 17.
double that number If the weather Is
) First-Class Team.
Details from the Camp Lewis end are
being worked out by Captain T. U
Cook, athletic director for the canton
GOOD SQUAD IS IN SIGHT
FAST EVENTS ARE ASSURED
CANADIAN EVENT TO LURE
SHIP WORKERS TO
STAR III FOOTBALL
t - ' w.' ' ' ui n f -v i
Many Well-Known. Gridiron Players
. Jfow Working In Tarda and Com
pany Promises Its Backing In
IMs as In Other Sports.
The Foundation Shipbuilding; Com
pany, which Is represented In the Co
lumbla-Wlllamette Shipbuilders' Leag-ue
by a high-class team and has also dab
bled In boxing-, staging- the last smoker
of tbe season, will also enter the foot
ball field this year and expects to have
one of the best teams en the Pacific
A meeting has been called at the
rards for Monday at 4:30 P. M. at which
a manager for the football team and
prospective, players will be lined up,
A number of well-known gridiron
stars are working; for the Foundation
Company and the employes are setting
behind football the same as they hare
baseball and Intend to make it a great
success. Tom Loutltt. the Multnomah
Club star: "Fly" Fiestchinger and Mike
Block are among the football experts
on the payroll and a number of others
will be uncovered at the meeting; to
A good deal of talk has been going
around of a Columbia-Willamette loot'
ball league, and a meeting in the near
future may make It a fact Instead of a
fancy. Six of the shipyards have al
ready spoken of their willingness to
hare teams if a league Is organized,
and without a doubt a football league
would be even more successful from a
financial standpoint than the baseball
circuit. There Is no limit to the Hum
ber of college, university, high school
and club stars that could be brought to
light In the Portland shipyards if the
call was Issued for gridiron candidates
and It should be an easy matter to put
at least six teams of college and club
caliber In the field this season. Port
land football fans will not witness any
too many big football games this year,
n r4 wll.flrHnluil fnnthall lAlffUi
among the shipyards would fill the I Foundation and Smith-Porter Nines
want to a "t."
As the football
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3 FAST GAMES DUE
Baseball Fans to Have Plenty
of Thrills Today.
PITCHERS IN FINE F0RIV
season Is drawing
near, athletlo leaders at various yards
would make no mistake If they would
start figuring on some plan to get to
aether and start tbe ball rolling.
President Fred is. liay, or the Co
lombia-Willamette Shipbuilders Base
ball League, Is a great follower of all
branches of sports. Is much Interested
In the proposed football league and
win unu m. netp iu " MeCormtck.
li one is launcnea. I Corn foot... T
Will Clash at St. Johns This
Afternoon and Large Attend '
Colombia- Willamette Shipbuilders'
0 1000 foundation.. 6 4 .6f9
.T78P.nln.ula... 3 7.222
Football players have been found to I Staadltar... T 3 .778iSmlth-Porter 1 (.111
be In evidence at the Standlfer Com
pany, the Willamette Iron & Steel
Works, the Peninsula Company, Corn-
foot, Northwest, Grant Smith-Porter,
Foundation, Columbia and Supple-Bal-
ltn, and It should not be a hard matter
to form a classy organization.
Although it is still early In the sea
son. Interscholastlc football is men
tloned now and then. Several of last
year's coaches will be missing, but
nearly all of the schools hope to have
football teams on the field this season.
There has been some talk of military
training In the high schools, but up to
date nothing has been definitely done
in that direction. If military training
was Introduced It might Interfere with
football, but there does not seem to be
much danger of the curtailment of the
popular high school sport.
'SAILOR' BRANDON 60SY
BAJfTAStWEIGHT TITLE ASPIRATrT
HAS TWO "PIT OTXR" OX HIM.
Where the Teams Play Today,
Foundation vs. Grant 8mlth-Porter at St.
Peninsula va, Mccormick at St. Helena
Cornioot vs. Standlfer at Vaughn street.
Foundation and Smith-Porter, the
two teams that finished the first half
of the baseball season In ene-two order,
are going to clash this afternoon at St.
Johns. Whenever the two teams play
large crowds always attend and a good-
slsed one Is expected today.
Rube" Evans, star Foundation south
paw, will be on the mound for the West
Slders. "Rube," although a little wild,
held the strong Cornfoot nine to three
scattered hits last Sunday. His wild-
ness, however, lost the game for him.
Wayne Barham will twirl for the
lowly St. Johns nine. Wayne has some
thing on the ball besides his two fin
gers and a thumb, but is also wilder j
than he was at the start of the season.
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Shipbuilders League the first half of
tbe season and should he strike bis for
mer stride he will undoubtedly be a
terror to the opposing batters.
Peninsula will try to hold the heavy-
hitting McCormlck crew to a low
score. The former has been going like
a house afire and with Harstad pitch
ing the greatest game of his career,
has been taking the measure of every
shipbuilders team In tbe league in good
Peninsula. however, has been
strengthened by tbe addition of Nick
Williams, former Spokane manager,
and Ritter. former Buckaroo second
sacker. and should a new pitcher be
added to the staff, Buck Keith's crew
would give all the teams in the league
a big scare.
Cornfoot and Standlfer, the two teams
tied for second place, will meet this
afternoon at Vaughn street In the ban
ner game of the day. Each team will
have a host of rooters and each one is
confident of a victory. "String-Bean"
PUlett will be on the mound for Standl
fer. The young slabman from across
the Columbia has been taking his med
icine regularly. He Is a puzzle, how
ever, when right, and should he be so
today Pearle Casey s nine is not going
to have that mucb-talked-of batting
Lefty Rapp, at one time me oesi
Wayne was the premier pitcher in the pitcher on the Buckaroo nine, will be
on the rubber for Cornfooft. The Al'
bina machine shop pride has been doing
some wonderful hurling and a pitch
ers' battle should develop in today's
Last Winter the owner of June Red
peddled her all over the country and
no one would buy her, as the majority
of those who were looking for speed
considered her raced out. Finally he
decided to send her to Geers, and un
der bis management no one can catch
her. She Is now the big "ace" as she
has four victories to show for four
Bremerton Boasts of Some of the
Best Swimmer In tbe Country
. and Local Contestants Pre
pare for Hard Battle-
Jack Cody's Multnomah Amateur
Athletic Club mermen will meet a crack
team of swimmers from the United
States Naval Training Station at Brera
erton. Wash., in the club tank Satur
day night, August 17. This meet will
be the last chance the Winged M swim
mere will have to test their speed be
fore the Pacific Northwest Athletlo As
sociation championships at .Victoria,
B. C, on August 24.
The Naval-yard at Bremerton boasts
of some of the best swimmers in. the
country, and although Cody has - not
yet received the names of those who
will come to Portland, it la certain that
many of them are well known to the
local fans. Ray Daughters, crack
Seattle swimmer, is coaching the sail
ors' team and will probably compete
against the club.
Leon Fabre, Jr.,- one of Portland s
best known athletic directors and
coaches, who recently joined the Navy,
Is stationed at -Bremerton, and will
likely swim here Saturday night.
Fabre' Is in Portland at present on
furlough. In a recent swimming meet
at the Naval-yard he contracted a cold
In one of his ears and has been out of
competition the last few weeks.
As sailors are not allowed to enter
or perform at any meet where an ad
mission is charged, there will be no fee
Saturday night at the door, but pro
grammes will be sold for SO cents
each. Everyone who attends the meet
is expected to buy a programme. All
of the money derived from the sale will
be used to defray the expenses of the
sailors and for the Sailors' Welfare
The list of events, although not yet
completed,. will Include a 60-yard dash.
free style; 100-yard dash, free style;
200-yard swim; 600-yard swim; 100-
yard baok stroke;' 100-yard breast
stroke; fancy diving for men, 10-foot,
board, and water polo game.
Within two weeks the Multnomah
Club swimming team will be competing
In the Pacific Northwest champion
ships at Victoria, B. C. The men who
will represent the club at Victoria are
Louis Balbach, O. J. Hosford, Locke
Webster, H. W. Buckland. Mrs. Con
stance Meyer and Miss Thelma Payne
are the women, scheduled to make the
Notification has been received by
A. D. Wakeman, secretary of the
P. N. A, that the entry list will close
on August 19. The meet is being
staged under the auspices of the Vic
toria and Island Athletic Association.
Following is the programme:
L. 60-yard dash (men). ;
2. 600-yard swim, free style (men).
3. Plunge for distance (men).
4. 200-yard swim, free style (men).
6. 60-yard dash (women).
6. 100-yard dash (men). -
7. Fancy diving, 10-foot board
(men). . , x
8. 44-yard breast stroke (men).
9. Fancy 'diving, 10-foot board
10. Fancy high diving, 27-foot plat
11. 60-yard back stroke (men).
12. i Water polo game for Northwest
3Iarfae Dreamer, Opponent la Reeeat
Boat. Proves te Be Harry
Brasaer, ef Denver.
BOBBY EVANS WOULD STAGE BIG
BENEFIT FOR RED CROSS HERE
Former Portland Promoter, Now Corporal In Army, to Try io Persuade
Dempsey to Make Trip San Francisco to Get Great Card.
The following from the Winged M
Bulletin, official Multnomah Club
In connection with the coming
P. N. A. championship swimming and
20-IXMSfG BASEBALL CONTEST IS
. TALK AT CAMP LEWIS.
Ex-Major Leaa-uera Shins' on Both
Team, in Recent All-Army-Navy
Team and Shipyard Boys.
CAMP LEWIS, American Lake,
Wash.,' Aug. 10. (Special.) Fans
throughout the Northwest still are
talking about the sensational . 20-ln-nlng
baseball game between the All-Army-Navy
team and the All-Shipyard
aggregation in Seattle two weeks ago
and many letters have been pouring in
the headquarters of each aggregation
asking that a return engagement be
While nothing definite has seen done,
August 24 at Seattle has been suggest
ed and athletic directors on both sides
are looking with favor on the proposi
tion.'" The last game resulted in what
might be termed as a "lucky" I-to-1
win for the shipworkers, but they won't
have a ehance, say the young soldier
and- sailor' athletes, when they clash
Ex-major leaguers are listed on both
teams and the caliber of ball displayed
in the 20-inning fracas was better than
any that has been seen on the Pacific
Coast In several seasons. Both contin
gents worked from start to finish and
it was a thrilling battle to watch, being
filled with sensational plays and base-
If the teams clash, "Scotty" Reuther,
unttl recently known as "Dutch," in all
probability will be on the mound for
the men in the Army-Navy service. The
nickname "Scotty" was given to Reu
ther by a Canadian baseball fan sev
eral weeks ago when Reuther led a
team from Camp Lewis against a Van
couver, B. C, lineup. At a critical time
in the contest this particular baseball
bug yelled "Atta boy, Scotty" at Reu
ther, and it has stuck ever since. The
soldier fan up North didn't have the
nerve to call Reuther "Dutch," and we
can't blame him.
In the 20-inning game McHenry, for
mer Cincinnati Red, worked for the
shipworkers and. he went tbe full limit,
as did Malls.
MURPHY TAKES 23 RAGES
GRAND CIRCUIT EVENTS CHANGE
COMPLEXION OF LEADERS.
Geers Has a Splendid Week at Colum
bus, Winning With Old Standby,
June Red, in Fast Heats.
death, or something of the sort, to take
Coffroth therefore telegraphed jivtr., , to h held Ausrimt 24 t
Kearns asking what date will be most victoria R. c. ft interesting to'ro.
satisfactory to him. Jimmy prefers one vi
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"Sailor- George Brandon, Portland's . "x a- , '
fcantamwelght championship aspirant. 1 A p-
allpped up a few cogs this week, but ciai.; corporal Autrai
In no way a disgrace to himself. He I-' s'cuse me, folks, I mean Bobby
lost two bouts, one to Johnny Conde, I Evana-i once a promoter of renown In
uaaiana mesaay nigni, ana me the Northwest. but now in Uncle Sam's
a boy who fought under the , , .
name of "Marine" Dreamer, at a Mare . " T " ., 7 . " ,
Island smoker. Both were close de- wnoopmg Dig oenent ror tne ea -ross
clsions. I in Portland. And Bobby to use his
Conde weighed 1S4 pounds, while I fighting name la thoroughly persuad-
Brandon tipped the scales at IK, but ed he can put it over. All he needs
he did not weaken and went in against I (at least, all he wants) is a leave of
the lightweight. Brandon has been In I absence or a furlough, or something
the habit of stepping out and knocking I that will permit htm to spend a couple
err a featherweight once in a while. I of weeks In his old home town
hut he bit off too much when he tnied I Ardiss came in to see me one day this
to tackle a strong lightweight of week and outlined his scheme. First
Conde's caliber. The San Francisco I of all, he wants to land Jaok Dempsey,
Bulletin had the following to say of and figure after the heavyweight title
the bout: Sailor George Brandon and claimant has finished In can rancisco,
Johnny Conde put up a sensational I that both he and Jack Kearns will
scrap, the decision, which was a close
one, going to the latter. Brandon
.made a game fight, but Conde carried
too much weight for him."
In "Marine" Dreamer Brandon had
ene slipped over on him. Spider
Roache. who is boxing Instructor at
Mare Island, staged a smoker between
the sailors and Marines Wednesday
night and asked Brandon" to box
"Marine Kewpie" Callender for the
bantamweight title of Mare Island.
Brandon, who has been trying to get
a bout with Callender ever since he
has been in the Nary, readily accepted.
The night of the bout Callender failed
to show up for the match, so th
. Marines' lnstructon rang in a feather
weight, whom he called "Marine
Dreamer. Brandon and the so-called
Dreamer put up a hurricane four-round
battle, and the referee gave tbe de
cision to Dreamer.
After the bout it developed that
"Marine" Dneamer was none other than
Barry Bramer. the well-known Den
ver featherweight, who recently en
listed In the Marines. Bramer has
fought all of the leading feather
weights in the world and was trying
for a match with Johnny iUlbane when
Club Anglers to Practice Today.
A number of the members of the
Multnomah Anglers Club will go out to
Oswego Lake today, where a practice
fly and balt-castlng tournament will
toe on tap. The anglers participated in
a fly and bail-casting tournament at
the Oaks Park last Wednesday and in.
ther Ust of events was scheduled for
Thursday, but was called off because
of the threatening weather. The next
tournament will be held next Sunday
at the Oaks. On August 24 and 25 the
Annual Northwest championships will
hold forth at Tacoma. Wash., and sev
eral of the best Portland casters will
make the trip and try for the lilt fly
and bait-casting title.
agree to go to Portland for another
show of the same sort.
Fast Beya'oa List. '
Having randed Dempsey, so to speak.
Evans plans on using Frank Farmer
as the other end of the show. He says
that while Dempsey figures to beat
Farmer, still the fans will like to aee
Also. Bobby would like to take a
number of boys well known in the
Northwest. First he wants Sailor
Georgle Brandon, who has been mak
ing such a hit hereabouts. Then he
would like to call on Spider Roche.
Jimmy Duffy, of Oakland, who has Just
turned sailor, and several other boys.
"In Portland," said Evans. In ex
planation, "we have had no great big
Red Cross show. I think it's a shame
that it has been neglected, but as long
as the other boys haven't taken any
steps, I'm perfectly willing to step into
S13.OO0 Is Bam Sengkt,
"I have it all doped out that Portland
ought to contribute at least 115.000 to
the Red Cross. I'm eager to donate
my time, though I would very much
like to have Jim Coffroth make the
trip to Portland for the last three or
four days and give us the benefit of
what he knows. It would be the big
gest boost In the world to have the top
notch promoter of them all lend us his
presence and his advice.
But the rub comes in getting a fur
lough. So far Corporal Ardiss has not
been successful. But he has friends at
work trying to Impress the officers at
Camp Fremont with the Importance of
the commission, and there is still a
chance that something will come of It,
The San Francisco benefit show like
ly will see Jack Dempsey matched with
Willie Meehan. Coffroth had his mind
all set to land Jess Willard. But the
latter absolutely refused to play In our i
Jimmy Rohan, a former Oakland i
fight promoter, who has been co-oper
ating with Coffroth in the-attempt to
get Willard, sent Judge William Geary,
his own attorney, back to Lawrence,
Kan., where Willard has his farm.
Judge Geary conferred with Willard
the close of the week and then sent
Rohan a telegram that told us there
was no chance. He said Jess Willard
refused to box Dempsey and particular
ly in San Francisco; that he was "sore'
on this city and afraid ha would be
Just why Willard figures he might be
double-crossed Is a hard question to
answer. It's not so hard to reason out
why he doesn't want to come to San
The big fellow bad two matches here
both of them In the Summer of 191s,
when be was under the management
of Tom Jones. The first was a 20
round mill with Gunboat Smith. The
decision was given to Smith, though it
would have been a pretty good draw.
Also Willard, had he forced the issue.
might have knocked Smith out.
On top of that, the then four-round
fight promoters got after Willard and
booked him for a short-round encoun
ter with Charlie Miller, the giant mo
torman. Miller held Willard to a draw,
and It was chiefly because Jess, who
then didn't even dream he would ever
win the title, simply wouldn't take a
And on top of that, as the story goes,
Jim Coffroth, when he was in New
York City, gave forth an interview in
the course of which he is said to have
referred to Willard as the "big bum.
Putting it all together, there's little
wonder, perhaps, that Willard shies at
Of course, he is using all this as so
much camouflage. Big Jess, since the
war started, hasn't made a move to
help out. and there's no reason to be
lieve he will start In at this late date.
Billy Gibson has just written a letter
to Jimmy Coffroth in which he has all
sorts of praise for Jack Dempsey.
Coming from a man as well known as
Gibson. It counts for a whole lot, too..
He says: . .
"Jack Dempsey shapes up as one of
the greatest light heavyweights that
ever donned a glove, and this takes in
Bob Fitssimmons. He seems to have
everything that a fighter needs to be
a great fighter, including speed and
Which. I'll tell the world, la pretty
much of a boost for any boy. When
you commence to comparing Dempsey
with Fitssimmons, we all have to sit up
and take notice.
So it will have to be Willie Meehan
against Dempsey. Coffroth put the
proposition to Meehan by letter before
he left San Diego and today had a wire
from the sailor, in which he said ha
would be dee-lighted or tickled toi
either Labor day or Admission day. Un
less Dempsey Is tied up with theatrical
work. It's quite likely one of these
dates will be selected for the big show.
Chester J. Smith, former sporting
writer and now publicity director for
the Red Cross, this division, who has
Just returned from an Eastern trip,
says that the baseball game in both of
the major leagues la ready for the
Smith saw a National Leag-ue game
at the Polo Grounds between the Giants
and the Pittsburg Pirates. Though
men in uniform were admitted free of
charge, he says there were not 1200
Then he went to Chicago. Walter
Johnson, one of the greatest pitchers
If not. the greatest In the game, was
billed to work against the White Sox.
And yet a poll of-the house showed no
more than 800 fans in attendance.
"That shows to what an extent base'
ball has fallen off," said Smith. "It's
ready for the discard. They will play
the world series, l suppose, out it will
be a big joke, with nobody caring
which team wins or NIor any of the
The f lstlo sport, he says, is very much
on the toboggan. Fulton and Dempsey,
while not directly fighting tor the
title, made up a big fight. And yet the
match that it had been predicted would
draw $30,000 fell away to less than
118,000. The fighters themselves were
paid something like $9000 apiece and
the promoters were the losers.
The days of big houses seem to have
gone by the wayside. Johnson and
Willard didn't gather as much as it
was thought the match would produce.
Hereafter you will find promoters rath
er chary of offering big guarantees to
A lot of the experts think that after
the war there will be a revival of box
ing. They base this on the ground that
lot of fellows have been taught how
to box who never saw a boxing glove
in the old days. Perhaps they are
right. But for the period of the war
the prospects are anything but en
Jimmy Duffy, the pride of Oakland,
has enlisted In the Navy. Ever since
Duffy returned home from the North
west he has been eager to do something
for his country. His parents discour
aged him and thought he should wait
unttl he came of age. But Jimmy was
to be denied no longer. Last week.
Just after he had been beaten by Harry
Pelslnger, Jimmy went to the Navy re
cruiting station . and enlisted. Of
course, he will be available Just so long
as he Is in this section.
Battling Ortega Is finally at home
after his Montana fight, in which he
won from Leo Bens on a foul. The
Battler's mother, who had been living
In Los Angeles, died while he was
away, and he went to southern Califor
nia before he returned here. Both Or-
era and Slmpeon say the foul was a
deliberate one and that Bens took that
means of preventing a knockout be
ing scored against him.
60 yards, :28 1-8, John MoMurray,
100 yards, 1 minute. L. Scott Leary,
220 .yards, 2:412-6, Norman Ross,
440 yards, 6:47, G. Mankurtz.-Multnomah.
880 yards, 13:591-2," Norman Ross,
660 yards, 7:31, Norman Ross, Mult
nomah. f e
Henry Breske, one of the best-known
Multnomah Club swimmers, enlisted in
the United States Navy several weeks
ago. He is now with Company B-6 at
the Unlteid States Naval Training Sta
tion at San Francisco.
HAYES WANTS SERVICE
MARATH05 STAR TO BE KNIGHTS
OF COLUMBUS SECRETARY.
BY W. H. GOCHER.
The first lap of the Grand Circuit has
been completed. : The horses are now
back at North Randall, where they
started the season the second week in
July, after performing at Kalamazoo,
Toledo and Columbus. During the four
weeks 71 races were contested. 41 of
them being for trotters and 30 for
pacers, in which there were 618 start
ers, the number of trotters being 305
and the pacers 213.
Last week at Columbus Murphy con
tinued to Increase his lead, and if he
keeps up the clip for a few weeks
longer some clever paragrapher will
refer to it as "the Murphy circuit."
With 63 starts he has won 23 races,
while of the others 11 finished second.
Six third, three fourth, while 10 were
unplaced. Chilcoot won his first race
since the North. Randall meeting, and
as he trotted in 2:044 he is almost en
titled to a place in the free-for-all di
vision. His other winners were The
Problem, Chestnut Peter, Selah Baird,
Directum J. and Ante Gtfy,vwhile Oro
Fino finished second to Un and Zom
brino secured the sanje place In the
race won by Flo Stately, another mem
ber of the Valentine stable.
Geers had a splendid week at Co
lumbus, where he won with his old
standby, June Red. Heir Reaper and St.
Frisco, the latter defeating Lu Prince
ton after losing a heat to him in 2:03 M
and being forced to come back on the
third trip In 2:02 to win. The time
in this heat is only a quarter of a sec
ond from the fastest third heat on rec
ord, which . was made by Geers with
The Harvester on the Fort Erie track
In 1910, when he defeated Wilkes
Heart, Baron May and Tom Axworthy.
The Boston Fair Association, has op-
Several Portland Tfapshooters AYlll
Participate In Championship
at Vancouver, B. C, on
The next and last big shoot of the
season to be held at the Portland Gun
Club will be the Old Policy shoot,
scheduled for September 1 and 2. Tho
shoot will be for 300 targets, 160 to hn
shot on Sunday. September 1, and 15D
on yondny, September 2.- The 160 birds
shot on Monday will be registered tar
gets, and it will be the last chance of
the year members of the Portland Gun
Club will have to shoot these tarpetM.
seven or eieht handsome tronhles
will be un- for the high guns and the
two days' tournament promines to be a
live affair. With Frank Troeh back
from his Eastern invasion and all of
the leading trapshooters In this section
of the country present, some record
scores should be made.
A party of five Portland Nimrods left
for Aberdeen, Wash., yesterday to com
pete in the special shoot scheduled for
that city today. Those to make tho
trip were Ed Morris, J. B. Troeh and
A. Troeh, brothers of Frank Troeh: Dr.
A. E. Downs, president of the Portland
GuuCIub, and Hi Everdintr, .the most
widely known trapshooter on the Pa
The members of the Portland Gun
Cluu who feel in a .shooting mood today
will journey to Everding Park anil
blaze away at 60 practice targets.
The Western Canadian championship.
the trapshootlng classic of Western
Canada, will be held at Vancouver. B.
C, this year on Auirust 22. 23 and 24.
Frank Troeh, National amateur dou
bles champion and all-around trap
shooting champion of the world, will
be one of those on hand to take part in
the Western Canadian chnmpinnshins.
Other Portland trapshooters who will
attend the shoot in Vancouver are C. B.
Preston. E. H. Kellar. J. B. Troeh and
H. R. (Hi) Everding. .
Jack Paulson, secretary of the com
mittee of the Vancouver Gun Club.
which lias made arrangements' for the
Western Canadian champlonshiaa. has
announced the programme for the three
The first day will see a 100-blrd
practice shoot, while on the second day
a 150-btrd event. Including the BritUh
Columbia team championship event for
the Dr. Wright trophy, will be held.
The team championship is held at
present by Jimmy Mclntyro's squad.
On the third and last day a 150-bird
event, including the British Columbia
Individual championship event, will
take place. The British Columbia Indi
vidual championship Is at present held
by D. Binner, of Phoenix, who will be
on hand to defend the title.
Pitcher Sothoron Signs Up
With "Boomproof" Nine.
Ex-Beaver Hurler and Other Stars
Join Triangle Factory League at
First to Finish in Long; Distance Event
tn the Olympic Games In London
Johnny Hayes, who a few years ago
swept across the Atlantic sky as a
star of the first magnitude when he
won the marathon race at the Olymplo
games in London, Is anxious to do
his bit in the war by serving as a
Knights of Columbus secretary over
Until 1908. Hayes, clerking in a New
York department store had done noth
ing to signalize himself. Then came
the Olymplo Games and Hayes became
world-wide celebrity when he was
first to breast the tape In the famous
marathon. Incidentally he wore the
colors of the Irish-American Athletic
Club. New York City. It was the first
marathon In the Olympic Games ever
won by a runner from this country.
What he liked to do best of all was
to train young runners so they, too,
some day, might bring additional glory
to the ranks or American runners. His
advice, as director of physical training,
has been sought by many and he is
now engaged in supervising the phy
sical-training of students at North
Bergen, N. J., under the direction of
tbe Board of Education. Many of the
young men In the American Army
abroad, now doing a marathon chasing
Huns owe their ability to "stick"
through long wearisome marches to
ALL-ARMY TO PLAT ALL-XAVY
Tacoma Stadium Next Saturday to
See Great Baseball Game.
CAMP LEWIS, , American Lake,
Wash., Aug.- 10. (Special.) What
promises to be one of the best base-
Grand Circuit meeting the last week in
August, All but one of the races are
for trotters, the classes selected being
a free-for-all, 2.07, 2:11, 2:15 and a
three-year-old sweepstake with a sell
ing condition as well as 2:24 and 2:14
classes for half-mile track performers.
The 2:16 class is the only open event
for pacers but a 2:01 class may be
ALLEN Sutton Sothoron, star pitcher
for the St. Louis Browns and a
former Portland Beaver, has Joined one
of the teams of the Trlanprle Factory
League- in Dayton, Ohio, Earle Neale
and Tom Griffith, Cincinnati outfield
ers, also have signed in the "bomb
proof" league. They will engage in
war munitions work in industries in
cluded in this league. Sothoron Is ex
pected to report any day and the other
two will Join hands before September 1.
The same league already has signed
Rankin Johnson, of the St. Louis Na
tionals: Art Nehf and Al Wickland, of
the Boston Braves, and Heinle Groh,
of the Cincinnati Reds. The Trlanprle
factories have signed up more bl
league players than any one group of
factories in the country.
OREGOX HUNTERS ARE W.VRXED
State Game and Fish Commission
Urges "Safety-First" Methods.
The approach of the open season for
deer has prompted the State Fish and
Game Commission to issue a warning
to sportsmen to be careful with fire
arms. Each year a deplorable number
of injuries and fatalities occur !n the
Oregon forests, and most of them could
Last year the death toll was nine,
while three hunters were seriously In
jured. The fatalities Included Jack
Campbell, of Eugene; Charles W.
Arnold, of Roseburgj August Carlson,
of Coos County: P. E. Stickel, of Port
land; N. Y. E. Ssott. of Philomath; Dave
Cottrell, of Jackson County; Robert L.
Campbell, of Sutherland, and James
Thompklns, of Cherry Grove.
They're Coming Over
' That's when you must be sure of the powders in your
shells. You must know that no matter what the conditions are
you can depend on your shells to give execution.
Shotgun Shells Loaded with Ballistite
make for a successful duck hunt, Ballistite is absolutely waterproof. The,
square granulation! are made with mathematical precision. Ballistite is
populary known as a "Snappy Powder" that means quick ignition
and a velocity that carries the shot
with telling force.
Specify Ballistite !n your duck
loads then go after the game you
can depend on the shells.
DuPont and Schultze are other
popular DuPont Shotgun Powders
loaded in every make of shells.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours &. Co.
San Francisco, California.
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