The Sunday Oregonian. (Portland, Ore.) 1881-current, January 23, 1921, SECTION TWO, Page 4, Image 24

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Top-Notchers of Basketball
League to Meet Again.
Schedule of Portland Clubs Ends
Wednesday Xiglit After Fast
and Close-Played Season.
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cuth Parkway 7
Arleta Athletic club 6
Aiameda ciub 5
bt. John Bachelors' club 4
' Oregon Tech 3
Swastikas 2
"St. Johns I.umher company.... 1
- Peninsula Cadeu 0
The Portland basketball
completed its playing schedule last
Wednesday night, when South Park
way defeated Alameda Jot the leagje
championship. On the Irankiin ntgn
school gymnasium the Arleta Ahtletic
club wound up Us schedule By wallop
ing the St. Johns Lumber company by
the score of SO to 7. This was the
biggest score In any league game.
All league teams were exceptionally
strong this season, and as a result
some very interesting games have
been played. Monday night the league
managers will hold their final meet
ing at A. G. Spalding's store, at which
time all league affairs will come up
for final settlement.
A game wnicn is causing mucn m-
terest among the fans is the Arleta
Athletic club-Honeyman Hardware
contest. This game has been arranged
night. February 3. Both squads have
- some VL me uem iiiufjriiuciii idicui
In Portland. Thomas Gawley has been
selected to referee the contest.
his South Parkway quintet against
tha ArlAta Ath nlit rlnli fiVA in A
three-game series. This should af-
ford the fans plenty of action, as these
( two squads are practically the two
most evenly matched teams in the
. . -itv These frames will tnke nlncfl on
, the Y. M C A. floor some time the
' first part of next month.
Thursday night the Gilbert Station
noopers win meet tne Arieia Atnietic
club quintet in the Franklin high
school gymnasium. Both squads are
from the Mount Scott district, and
the winner will be declared the cham
pion of Mount Scott. The Arleta boys
X hands of a 1'ortland team. The Gil-
bert station team consists of all hus
kies who have been playing together
. for the past three years. This con-
test is expected to prove a very ex
- citing affair, as there Is very keen
rivalry among the two squads.
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Cheraawa Indians in an annual game.
The contest this year will be staged
. on the Neighborhood house floor, with
a preliminary game between the Jew.
isn eoys Ainieuc ciuo rive, ana the
" T. M. C. A. Circles, slated to start at
7:30 o'clock.
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a strong fight for the state indepen
dent title this VPflr Tn HntA lha
: Parkway tossers have not met with
. a single setoacK. uoacn i-ander re-
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- shape and ready to give the Chemawa
hooDers a real tussle.
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National Intercollegiate Con
ference Committeeships Won.
close .were participated In by as
: many as 803 men It. jne lay. In the
)live-we.-k period, tin f'rapj al o500
nutr.lers ure turpei i? each week.
The college was divided In'o thrje
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iiuii'niiLics UI1U liiuepen uc u i. uig4il-
izations. In the three groups 42 dif
ferent teams were en tred
The intramural basketball season is
now on. and as soon as the titles have
been decided, the boxing and wrest
I ling, the Indoor relay, track meets:
taseball and tennis will be started.
The winners in each group will be
awarded plaques, and the college
champion ii. each event given a lov
:ng cup. The . organization which
wins the largest number of events
is to be presented a large library
.able, the gift of a Co.-vallis business
man. '
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Candidates May Go South to Train
During Spring Recess ir It Is
Permitted by Committee.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 22. For
me next eignt weeks Harvard s new
track and field team director, W. J.
Bingham, half-miler and captain of
the Crimson's team of 1916, will have
one of the largest squads that ever
has been out for track sports hard at
work on the wooden track at the Sol
diers' field.
Since the close of the fall work,
midway through the football season.
Bingham and the trainer. "Pooch"
Donovan, have had more than 100
athletes doing work in the gymna
ium. The college has been combed
for material, and with a fairly good
nucleus of veterans, the Crimson ex
pects to do letter in track and field
sports this year than for several
Some time ago it was planned to
end the track team candidates to
Charlottesville. Va.. for the spring re
cess, and to hold meets with Univer
sity of Virginia and either George
town or Annapolis. The assistant
graduate manager of athletics. Alex
ander Kirk, has recently returned
from a trip south and arrangements
have been made at Charlottesville to
take care of the team providing the
athletic committee will allow the
plans of the track team advisors to
go through.
It has been definitely decided to
hold the triangular indoor track meet
with Dartmouth and Cornell on Feb
ruary 2S. and to enter men in all of
the evenftt al tha nnniii! R A A I..
door games three weeks earlier. In
addition It is now being planned to
hold a set of dual indoor games with
the. Massachusetts Tech team in Bos
ton on January 29.
Dempsey'g Manager Says New York Story Is Somebody's Effort to
Put Kibosh on Coining Fight With Carpentier.
AJf FRANCISCO, Jan. 22. (Spe
otal.) Jack Kearns. who leaves
here Saturday for Portland de
clares the story emanating from New
York that the Carpentier-Dempsey
Tight was called off because the for
feits were not posted as called for In
the articles of agreement, is nothing
more than the efforts of some people
to do harm to the coming engage
ment. The New York story.if you will
recall, failed to disclose the source
of information, simply stating that it
came from a man who was fully in
touch with the negotiations for this
fight and a man who knew what he
was talking about.
Kearns came oack. to declare his
$50,000 had been posted In New York
in the shape of a bond -and thtt his
receipt for the same is in his New
York offices.
Tex Kickard declared' much the
same thing so far as he is concerned
and Kearns added the information
that he knew the Carpentier end of
the forfeit money had been made
"There's nothing to it," said Kearns
the other night." save the attempt of
some people who are not friendly to
make it appear the fight will not take
place. No one has called the fight
off neither the fighters nor the pro
moters. And I know for a fact that
the forfeit, are posted. No one can
stop this fight although It is evident
that they are trying to mane it ap
Dear that the public agreement was
superseded by a secret arrangement
and all that. I've an idea Just who
gave out the story and how it hap
pened to be printed."
Photos by Oregonian Staff
j tographer.
championship and some day may tee ! Top; left to rljtht Harry Hafteri Pea-
Benjamin meetin- his old stable mate,
Benny Leonard, in a match for the
Kearns has been trying out light
weight prospects for soms time now,
with a view to getting hold of a good
lad. He did have Eddie Mahoney, a
former Olympic club boxer, but Ma-
uts Pander, conch-and manasrer
Abe Poplck. Bottom Morrln Roaro
way, Mai Lewis, A. I'nkclem Harry
fifth class to J300 for cities of the
first class, are also provided for. - A
knnar i-n.iMn't la.lii,. th. irnnrio nnil ! Special tax Of 8 per Cent Of the
after several disastrous experiences, sross receipts of any bout would be
Kearns sent him back home. He may
have better luck with Benjamin.
go into the
We may yet have four-round fights
In Gin P,4nntDn ' 1 ,1 (-...
of the American Legior.: i's ZZ'l Th. bill would not permit , anyerson
fixed, the receipts to
state treasury,
No bout could be more than 13
rounds and boxing gloves used could
weigh not less than five ounces each
Left-Handed Stick Artists Like
Babe Ruth Swat Ball in
Slam-Bang Style. .
its forces to that end and if things
I go right, a programme may be
mapped out for the latter part of the
Personally, I doubt whether the
scheme will succeed as they have it
mapped out.
Chief of Police O'Brien, when he
was asked regarding the attitude of
the police department said that if
any organization wished to promote
amateur fights they must be strictly
within the letter of the law.
First of all. boys who have ever ap
peared for money will be barred ab
solutely. Secondly, all boxers who
are scheduled to appear, must furnish
sworn affidavits that they have never
accepted money for their services.
less than 18 years old to take part in
a bout and no one under 16 could at
tend a contest. Smoking would be
prohibited in the room where bouts
were held.
Alumni of St. Mary's College Send
Messages of Approval.
OAKLAND. Cal., Jan. 22. Appoint
ment of Edward I". ("Flash") Madi
can, former Notre Dame football star,
as coach at St. Mary's college here,
bas met with the approval of a large
number of the college graduates, who
have wired and mailed congratula
tions on the selection.
"iVhen the St. Mary's trim was de
feated at football 127-0 -by the Uni
versity of California last season the
graduates requested that the team be
U'ithilrau'n from I'ntitm.tiliAn
Madigan was coach last year at
Columbia college. 1'ortland. Or. He
was recommended to St. Mary's by
James liichardson. athletic director
at the Oregon Agricultural college.
Skating Races on Tap.
NEW YORK. Jan. 22. International
skating championships will be held
at Lake Placid on February 10, 11 and
12. Kntries have been received from
virtually alK the leading .skaters lp
this country and Canada. i
So that for the solitary ripple the
publication of this story created.
everything is serene.
Kearns also Insists that 'so lar as
he knows the Willard-Dempsey fight
will be held. He insists, of course,
that if the New York boxing commis-
i sion insists upon the reduced prices
that it is highly possible the matcn
cannot be held in Madison Square
gardens, but he holds tha tas the com
mission approved of the fight con
tract and all conditions that he be
lieves they will stand.
Dempsey has been in Oakland for
more than a week. In all that time he
hasn't made one appearance in San
Francisco. Occasionally. I am told.
Dempsey goes into the business sec
tion of Oakland but he much prefers
the quiet life.
Jack, the champion, is stopping
with Jack Kearns' mother. He has a
miniature gymnasium at the house
where he keeps in shape and they
tell as well that he is keeping hours
and going right along with the ordi
nary training schedule.
After the Milwaukee affair " with
Terry Keller, which, of course, is
nothing more than an exhibition, it
lg possible that the champion will put
on a similar show in Victoria or Van
couver. B. C. after which he will
head at once for the east. .
Not more than three weeks of train
ing wiM be given over to the YVillard
fight, after which it is likely there
will be nothing doing until the west
ern lad meets Georges Carpentier.
The old subterfuge of giving "med
als" which in reality means coin, will
not be tolerated. The boys must be
satisfied 4o accept trophies of no
greater value than $35. And these
trophies-must be ready at the ring
side for presentation.
The Legioners say they understand
all this; that they are satisfied to
obey the law and feel they can make
good. They do not propose to register
their athletes with the Pacific asso
ciation but they are going to main
tain, so they say. a strict amateur
standing. They hope to get boys from
the army and navy posts and also
from the American Legion posts
throughout the state.
Their plan is to use the profits, if
there are any, for the purpose of
erecting a pos tbui'ding in San Fran
cisco. The general feeling is that they
will have a tough row to hoe. First
of all. it's going to be a new business
and promoting fights is n'easy trick.
Again the minute they develop a boy,
he's not going to be satisfied to ac
cept $35 medals but will be looking
for the coin. Either they will have
to break the law and slip it to him on
the side or he will leave for pastures
Sidelights and Satire.
Indiana Department of American
Legion .Sponsors Measure. '
INDIANAPOLIS. Ind . Jan. 22. Pas
sage at the next session of the state
legislature of a boxing bill creating
a state athlet'e commission to regu
late the sport is sponsored' by the
Indiana department of the American
All permits for contests would Be
issued by the commission, according
to the provisions of the bill, and pro-
Having fought for France and $40,000,
Benny Leonard ought to look around and
see If there are any more devastated
regiona of Europe In need of a benefit
News wires chronicle the tidings that
millions rubbed elbows with fight fans
at Madison Square Garden. And the
fight fans didn't evince any alarm!
Many gents have their ideas on what
constitutes strategy. But the gink who
leads the league is the gent named Jones,
of prosaic nomenclature, to' be sure, but
not of practical brain. Jones la tucked
away in the feutuers when his wife hears
what she suspects Is a burglar knocking
around among the potted palms. Jones
better half pours her fea-s into Jones'
ear. Whereupon Jones staggers to his
feet, stumbles to his vest, unpins a deputy
sheriff badge and pina it on the chest of
his frau. Then Jones hl.a the nay again.
Did you dream of a garret? Sure sign
you are getting balmy in vour own.
Fashion expert wants to know "how
would you like a crepe de chine robe de
nuit of midnight blue or black trimmed
with gold or silver embroidery and tur
quoise ribbon running through the era
bioidered beading about the V-ahaped
neck and outlining an empire bodice?"
To this query we can only say, "Not
The Germans devastated France. Benny
Leonard fights for France, and in so doing
devastates one Richie Mitchell.
The loser of the Leonard-Mitchell mill
got I2O.00O, which must have made the
loser feel like a winner.
' '
Now "that Stanislaus Zbrxsko's publicity
hound has told us that "Zihby" la down
to 223 pounds at the green old age of 40.
we feel greatly relieved and can go on
with heavier tasks in life. .
Perseverance brought Stanislaus Zbyzsko
down to 2-5 pounds at the green old age
of 4. Further perseverance on the part
of "Zihby" ought to rc luce his weight to
100 pounds by the time he's 50.
All the printers have to do when In
doubt as -to now to spell Zbyzsko's name
is pi a Hne.
Dartmouth Schedule Completed.
HANOVER. N. H.. Jan. 22. Plans
for a southern trip for the Dartmouth
baseball nine were made public to
night. The team will leave March 29
and play eight games. The schedule
for the trip follows: April 1. Univer
sity of Virginia; April 2. Johns Hop
kins; April 4. ueorgetown; April b.
moters would b'e.reauired to take out
licenses. Rules and regulations would I Maryland State; April 6, Navy; April
he formulated by the bftard and box- 7. Delaware; April S. Swarthmore:
Joe Benjamin, the lightweight re- ers would be required to register with j April 9. Lafayette. A post-season foot
cently annexed by Kearns. left with the commission before they could j ball game will be played with the
the partv. Joe is being prepped by participate in a bout. License fees, 1 University of Georgia at Atlanta, No
Kearns for a crack at the lightweight I ranging from S50 for cities of the ' vember 2S, itrwas announced.
Though the majority of baseball
men bat right-handed, there has al
ways been more or less comment as
to the advantage of batting on the
left side. But statistics and aver
ages show that the right-handed
batsmen are far ahead of the "south
paw swatters."
Last season In the National league
there were 171 players who took part
In 15 games or more, and 113 batted
right-handed inall games, while 47
batted left-handed and 11 batted
either right or left, according to the
style of the pitcher opposing them.
This 'shows that practically two
thirds of the batters hit always from
the right side of the plate, while only
ahmif nnft-nna rt ar 'o.o haKitnal
Right-handed batting comes nat
ural to the average player, who sticks
to this position through his career.
TheYe are, however, a number of
men who have made themselves left
handed hitters, even though they
fhrow right-handed. The averages
of the National league show that ten
of the leading batsmen are left
handed hitters, which is a remarkable
fact, considering that the natural in
clination is to bat at the right
Hornsby of the Cardinals and Nichol
son of the Pirates, the two leaders.
are both right-handed hitters, but the
next six on the list are ail left-handers.
Twenty men hit better than .300
in the National last year, and of this
number 12 were left-handers and
eight right-handed.
Practically ail the 12 left-hAnded
hitters are" right-handed throwers,
and several of them taught them
selves to hit from either side of the
plate quite early in their baseball
careers. The averages show that of
the men with .300 or better, there was
not a single "turn-around" hitter, the
nearest approach being the case of
Dave Bancroft of the Giants, vho
batted .255. Walter Holke of . the
Braves, Max Carey of the Pirates and
Frank Frisch of the Giants all had
fairly good averages, and they are
about the only men who switched
their position when facing a left
handed pitcher.
These facts seem to show that the
average ball players are natural
right-handed hitters, and the best of
them, i like Hornsby and Nicholson,
attain the best averages The great
percentage of left-handed batsmen
seem to develop into sluggers of the
slam-barg type. A notable instance
is Babe Kuth of the American Yan
kees. ' He hits in approved slugger
style, and when he connects properly
it is either a home run or a tiiple or
a double. On the other, hand, those
men who turn round and hit ne-'er
seem to get much above a medium
average for the season.
Athletes Get Special Food.
MOSCOW, Idaho, Jan. 22. Aspir
ants to positions on the University
of Idaho basketball team are being
served special food at a varsity train
ing table. "I have always been a
firm believer in the training table
principle." said Athletic Director
Thomas Kelly. "I am very sure that
these basketeers of ours will thrive
on their special meals."
Dr.. A. D. Brown Is Elected to Vice.
Presidency and to Place on
Track Regulations Unit.
Alto. Cal., Jan. 22. (Special.) Four
members of the Stanford physical
training department have been elect
ed to the national intercollegiate con
ference' rules committee in the
branches of sport in which they are
Dr. A. D. Brown, head of the de
partment, was elected vice-president
of the association and to membership
on the track rules committee. Coach
Walter Powell was made a member of
the football rules committee,- one of
the first steps made by the eastern
association to recognize in any way
the science of western football. Up to
the election of Powell to the commit
tee no one west of Chicago has as
sisted in the forming of the rufes
for the great American sport.
Ernest Braadsten, one-time world's
champion swTmmer and chief swim
ming director at Stanford, was
named on the aquatic committee.
Brandsten has devoted much time to
development of aquatics on the coast
and his addition to the national or
ganization is fitting recognition of
his well-performed.task.
Head Coach Harry Maloney was
elected to the boxing rules commit
tee. Maloney was manager and train
er of the American football team that
won the world's championship at Ant
werp. .
John Arbuthnot of the University
of Washington 'was placed on the
national body for wrestling, and pro
fessor C. V. Dyment of the Univer
sity of Oregon will bear the vo'ce of
the west in rulings on soccer. The
foregoing elections bring to the peo
ple of the west the first inkling that
their endeavors in athletics are known
In the east. This is partially attrib
uted to the briliiant showing of west
ern men in the Olympic contests.
Vancouver Sportsmen to Meet.
VANCOUVER, Wash.. Jan. 22.
(Special.) All persons in Clarke
county interested in wild life and
fish have been asked to attend a
meeting of the Vancouver Sportsmen's
association to be held Monday eve
ning, January 24, in the chamber of
commerce clubrooms. Several topics
will come up for discussion, among
them being the movement to have leg
islation passed to have the offices of
the supervision of game and food
fish separated.
Triumph of British Boxers Hu
miliating tcyArmy.
Champions of Military Mittmen
Xot Entered In Great Xew York
Tourney Won by Tommies.
University Quintet Does Superior
Floor Work, Although Visitors
Put Up Valiunt Battle.
At the annual spring sports rally
held in the auditorium of Encina
hall to put the year's athletic situ
ation fairly before the students,
Coach Towell commended the stu
dents for their spirit and urged every
man to make some physical endeavor
for his own gain. Coach "Dink" Tern
pleton made his first appearance as
coach of the Cardinal track team. He
urged the .entrance of more men into
special events and prophesied a suc
cessful season. Coach Duffey Seahy
and Captain Bundy urged a large
baseball turnout. At the close' of the
rally some 300 men signed for base
ball and track.
The Cardinal quintet won Its third
consecutive victory of the season
when the PL Mary's team was
trimmed. 63 to 9. Coach Powell had
his men in their best shape and
Righter, Mills, and Davies scored at
will. In the second half the second
varsity took the floor and rolled up
2S points, while St. Mary's made but
one lone foul. W. Eagin and Les Rodg
ers are giving Mills and Davies a
close run for the word positions.
Swede Righter played well at de
fense and was in a large part respon
sible for the low score of the visitors.
Stanford won her second game of
the season from Santa Clara college
by a 28-to-13 score. Her first game
in the coast conference Is against the
team from Oregon Agricultural col
lege on Saturday.
Wade M. Stamp has been appointed
student manager of athletics by the
executive committee of the associat
ed students to succeed ex-Manager
"Dink" Templeton. resigned to become
track coach. Stamp is a former crew
man and was formerly manager of
athletics when the office was under
one head.
'Stanford soccerites cinched the title
to the California inter-club and uni
versity soccer when the team held
the Olympic club to a tie in the hard
est battle of- the season Saturday.
Paul Campbell, former Washington
high school football and soccer star,
played brilliantly at inside right and
stopped the clubmen from scoring by
veering the ball from danger time
after time.
Ed Martin, graduate manager of
athletics, has announced that his com
plete schedule of football for 1921
will include games with Oregon Ag
ricultural college, Nevada, St. Mary's
and Santa Clara, to be played on the
Stanford oval next fall. The Cardinal
varsity will make but one trip, that
to Seattle to play University of Wash
ington as part of the agreement he
tween Stanford, University of Cali
fornia and Washington. Washington
State college and the University of
uregon will meet Stanford next fall.
Members of Basketball Squad Are
Contesting Places on Team.
LEGE. Corvallis, Jan. 22. (Special.)
The co-ed basketball team is work
ing hard at practice in order to be
In good shape to meet the teams from
the University of Nevada, Oregon
university and Willamette. The date
for these contests has not been defi
nitely decided but will 6e held some
time within the next six weeks.
Competition is keen for places on
the squad, which will be selected
soon. Leta Agee, guard: Gladys John
son, jumping center, and Alta Ment
xer forward, members of last year's
team, are back again this season.
Miss Ruth Weniger, coach of the
team, says that the many girls who
are turning out for practice are doing
good work, but that Irene Brye, who
played forward for four years, is
sorely missed.
Only one game was scheduled for
last year, that with Reed college, the
Aggie's team defeating them by a
large score. The game with Oregon
university was canceled because of
the "flu" ban there.
gene, Jan. 22. (Special.) The Ore
gon frosh managed to take two
games from the Roseburg high team
in the contests here this week-end.
The first game was played Friday
night and ended with the frosh on the
long end of a 27-to-17 tussle. To
day's game was a walk-away for the
freshmen, who took 24 points to 8
for the Roseburg men.
Captain Itockhey was the star of
the frosh quintet in the first game.
He accounted for 10 of the 27 points
for tlie frosh. The whole team was
going strong, however, and the
guards did especially good work. It
was their work whicb. held the Rose
burg men to one field basket in the
first half. In the second half the
two teams began to work more
Those starting for - Oregon were
Altstock and Rockhey, forwards;
Chapman and Black, guards, and Mao
Millan, center. A number of other
men were sent in later in the game.
Gore. Douglas and Edlund at guard.
Wilsey at forward, and Blackman at
center. The chief point-getters were
Rockhey, with ten counters, and Wil
sey, with eight.
Roseburg played very good bull
and gave the freshmen a run for their
Altstock was the high point man
for the frosh in the second battle. He
annexed three field baskets and con
verted for free throws out of seven
tries. The work of Black at guard
was also a feature of the game. P.
Singleton did the greater part of the
scoring for the visitors.
In the first half the frosh team was
made up of Rockhey and Altstock
forwards: Black and Douglas, guards
and McMillan, center. This lineup re-i
mained the same through the half.
Chapman, who played a forward
berth before injuring his ankle In the
Friday game, will be out for some
time. In the latter part of the game
Coach Huntington sent in an entire
ly new lineup, Wilsey and Clark go
ing at forwards. Gore and Edlund
at guards, and Oliver at center.
Coach Huntington was well satis
field with the playing of his men.
(Copyright, 1921, by The Oregonian.)
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. (Special.)
So far as the British army is con
cerned, British amateur boxers are
not likely to enjoy themselves as
m'uch at the next international ama
teur boxing tournament as they did
at the recent contests held in the
ballroom of the Hotel Commodore
Uncle Sam's army men feel the hu
miliation of the New York debacle
keenly, and it may be announced that
plans are under way whose design
is to present for British considera
tion at the proposed return tourney
in London next year, a group of sol
diers representing the various weiuht
divisions of far greater ability than
those who sought to uphold our pres
tige in this city last week. In this
forthcoming campaign of intensive
training In all that pertains to high
class boxing, the war department will
be directly interested.
Americans Want rtevrage.
In the meantime, there is not an
army post, cantonment or fort from
Plattsburg to the Presidio, from San
dy Hook to Seattle, where the Hotel
Commodore bouts are not being dis
cussed in a mood that approaches
dowuright rancor. At Camp Dix, at
Wrightstown, N. J., where the first
soldier who would not Join in a vol
unteer movement tn riescenrl ifnnn
England with no arms, but fists, and
attempt to clean up every Tommy
who showed himself on the streets.
Primarily there are 22 men whs
have established pugilistic supremacy
among the thousands of soldiers sta
tioned at this great cantonment,
ready and willing to devote every
minute of their spare time to per
fecting themselves pugilistically,
along whatever intensive lines the
war department may adopt. Right
now there are men at Camp Dix who
impress the critical visitor as hav
ing ability far greater than any army
representative who boxed against the
British at the Hotel Commodore.
Salary on Contract With Great
Falls Club Is Sought.
HELENA, Mont.rJan. 22. William
Hurley, first baseman of the Great
Falls baseball ciub, today won his ap
peal to the state court from the
judgment of the district court of
Cascade county to recover salary on
a contract he had with the club to
manage and play first base in 1916.
He alleged in his complaint tiiat he
was discharged without cause short
ly after the season opened and stood
ready and willing J.o fulfill his con
tract. He asked damages for the full
amount he would have been paid If
kept on the ball club's roll.
The district court of Cascade county
held that the complaint did not state
a cause of action and declined to hear
the case, entering judgment against
Hurley for the costs of the action. In
the opinion of the supreme court,
written by Associate Justice Hollo
way, the court said that the complaint
did state a cause of action on a
breach of contract and. the case wis
remanded to the lower court for fur
ther proceedings.
Hoquiam Defeats Montesano.
MONTESANO. Wash.. Jan. 22.
(Special.) Hoquiam high school won
a closely contested and bitterly
fought game of basketball here to
night, 14 to' 13. At the end of the
first half the score was 6 to 5 in fa
vor of Montesano high. The game
was one in the southwestern Wash
ington league series. Next Saturday
Hoquiam will meet Centralia at Ho
quiam. The Montesano girls nosed
out the Hoquiam girls by two points,
the final score being 12 to 10. At
the end of the first period it was 6 all.
Eugene Beats Albany, 33 to 28.
EUGENE, Or., Jan. 22. (Special.)
Eugene high school defeated Albany
high school in the first interscholastic
basketball game of the season on ithe
local floor last night by a score of
33 to 28. The game was characterized
by roughness on both sides, although
Referee Jacobberger called but few
Department at O. A. C. Is Declared
One of Best on Coast.
LEGE, Corvallis, Jan. 22. (Spec'aU
The O. A. C. intramural department
is considered one of the best, if not
the best of its kind on the coast, ac
cording to the work bains done.
This work, which comes under Guy
L. Rathbun, head of ihe physical ed
ucation rie-nartment. is directlv unHcr
iha -h-i -ire nf rtalnh ("nienan I'lm.'inr I and Jake Magin won the six-day bi
of intramural athletics. ' cycle race, which ended tonight at
The intramur-1 cross countr - meet) 1 10:30 o'clock. They covered 2279
which were brough, :o a successful I mile.
Hwaco Defeats Rainier.
ILWACO. Wash., Jan. 22. (Special.)
Rainier and Ilwaco basketball
teams played their third league game
in Ilwaco high school gymnasium last
night. The score was 33 to 18 in
favor of Ilwaco. A large and enthu
siastic crowd witnessed the game.
Water Polo Games April 7.
SAN FRANCISCO. ' Jan. 22. Na
tional Amateur Athletic as-ociation
water polo games vill be hrld here
beginning April 7, it was announced
recently. About 12 plo teams are
expected to enter.
Basketball Tournament March 17
.MOSCOW. Idaho, Jan. 22. Univer
sity of Idaho's annual all-state inter
scholastic basketball tournament will
be held here March 17 and 18. High
school teams from all parts of the
state are expected to enter.
Madden-Magin Win Bike Race.
CHICAGO. Jan. 22 Eddie Madden
Chnmplona Not Entered,
All of which brings us to this fact:
the best army opinion obtainable has
it that the army was not represented
as well as it might have been at
Monday's tournament. In other words,
it is stated that army champions did
not meet the British. The last army
championship boxing bouts of which
athletic officers at various posts and
camps have record took place at St.
Louis last July. The lightweight
championship at that time was won
by Corporal Toomey, now stationed
at Camp Dix, who at the Hotel Com
modore put up the best and hardest
bout of the evening against Jimmy
Brown of the navy.
Private Snyder won the light
heavy weight., championship at St.
l.oiris and Corporal Langford won the
heavyweight title. Just how Private
Jark Cortright was selected over
these established champions to meet
Captain Ernest V. Chandler of the
British army, and how Private Ben
Davis, the Choctaw Indian, was se
lected to tackle Hugh Brown, the
British army light-heavyweight. Is
not understood. There Is the feeling
that soldiers who have no right to
titles should not be permitted to pose
as possessors thereof, certainly not in
international bouts where the win
ning or losing of contests involves
significant prestige.
Amntenr Tourneys Arivocnted.
From Lieutenant S. B. Wilson, ath
letic officer at the infantry school.
Camp lienning, Georgia, I have word
that the one process through which
the army can develop high-class box
ing talent is a comprehensive system
of amateur tournaments, in which
honor and prestige coming to out
standing soldier talent will be suf
ficient to keep them in the amateur
ranks. At the present time, writes
Lieutenant Wilson, boxers in the
army who develop marked ability .
turn professional as soon as their
enlistments expire if not before, there
now being no Incentive for them to
retain amateur standing. When plans
now being considered have been per
fected, we shall no doubt find that
a remedy for this condition has been
At Camp Dix. Sergeant Wisnlewsky,
the athletic officer, has devoted a
great deal of attention to the de
velopment of boxing and the first
division and other otrtfits stationed
there have been pretty thoroughly
combed for boxing material.
Sqund of lloxrrn Developed.
The result is a squad of 22 men
representing various classes These
men work under a group of six In
structors, all of whom have a sound
knowledge of bpxlng. Toomey. the
middleweight champion of the army,
is instructor of the lightweight divi
sion, and Private Lopez is instructor
of the middlewcights. Iopez, hy the
way. looks to be a bear-cat. He Is a
Mexican and in some ways reminds
one of Carpentier. He is lightning
fast and can hit like a triphammer
The athletic officer, who considers
Lopez the best ever, does not know
why the swarthy middleweight was
not summoned to New York to defend
the honor of the khaki.
Private Russell, the heavyweight
Instructor, looks pood, too. The 22
men seem to have, been capably han
dled at Camp Dix. They are segre
gated and all the time not given over
to military duties is iacn up no
roadwork and boxing. The men a.e
thus in excellent condition and it
would seem that their training and
development has been of a sort which
would make them prominent factors
In any series of elimination contests
which the war department athletic
authorities, looking toward a return
engagement with the British army
men fighters, may devise.
Cliiti"P'0"!'lil -,Il',l lo '
Del Monte Course in .lul.
DEL' MONTE, Cal.. Jan. 22. An
nouncement was made here reienlix
that the second annual Culil'orn a
state junior golf championship tour
nament will be played on the Del
Monte course July 21-24 under the
auspices of the California Golf as
sociation. Alterations are being made at the
Pebble Beach course, near here, wiib Ii
will lengthen it to 8250 yards, mak
ing it a standard course In every wuy
New greens have been put iii at ti t
first, seventh, ninth and tweii'Hi
holes and a new green is planned f jr
the fourteenth.