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PORTLAND, OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 25, 1922
BEAVERS LOSE 5TH
PROSPECTIVE DEMPSEY-WILLARD RETURN GO IMPELS ARTIST EDGREN TO A FEW PEN SNAPSHOTS.
of the other team. But Carroll
didn't wait for that. He strolled
over to Cox at third base and
bawled out, "You'd better touch all
the bas'es next time you make a hit
- IH ROW ID VBOm
That gave the Vernon players
their cue. They hadn't noticed Cox's
omission before, for he hadn't
missed the base far, but with that
hint from the umpire naturally they
Tigers Jump Into Lead
Triumph of Week Ago Is
I : .' '. .' 1 ' , . y , " ' J'M& p ,
.zza s.i sr ? s. o Mtmi Qj-itl " Jess AtMT3
FINAL SCORE IS 7 TO 4
Hyatt Triples and Scores Two
After Smith Already Tallies
on Hawks' Single.
Pacific Coast League Standings.
W. I Pet. W. Li. Pet.
Vernon... 48 28 .G:!2Portland. . 3B 41 .468
Ban Fran. 5U 31 .(jl7Oakland. . 37 45 .451
Los Aug.. 43 39 .524Sealtle. . . ." 34 48 .425
Salt Lake. 38 37 .5U7$ac'mento. 31 50 .383
At Los Angeles. Vernon 7, Portland 4.
At Oaklanu 0, Seattle 0.
At Sacramento 3, San Francisco 8.
At Salt Lake 8, Loa Angeles 1.
LOS ANGELES, Ca!., June 24.
(Special.) When president, McCar
thy suspended DicK Cox and Sam
Hale for the altercation with Um
pire Carroll in the Jirst game of
the Portland series with Vernon at
Washington park here, he greased
the rails for a skidding ball club.
Today Tom Turner's ballgamers
dropped their, fifth straight to the
Bengals, 7 to 4.
Jimmy Middleton took the mound
for the Portlanders. He was hit
hard, 14 safeties being pounded off
him. Even then the fighting Bea
vers might have won were it not
for Manager Bill Essick's quick re
versal of pitchers in the third in
ning, when Byron Houck went wild
and a single and two walks filled
the bases. :
Pete Schneider went to the mound
and with him the curve that gave
him big league fame when he was
chucking for the Cincinnati Reds
not many years back. After a sac
rifice fly by Brazill, which scored
Joe Sargent, who had singled sharp
ly to center, the Beavers were able
to collect but two more hits and but
one more run.
Beavers Score in Second.
Portland made its first run in the
second. Charley High walked and
was forced out by Brazill. Smith
fumbled McCann's grounder, but his
quick toss to French nabbed Brazill
at second when he overran the bag.
Gressett then walked and McCann
scored on Fuhrman's single.
Portland's two tallies in the third
came when Sargent singled and
Houck dealt out free passes to Poole
and Charley High.
Brazill's sacrifice fly scored Sar
gent and Smith's boot of McCann's
drive let Poole tally.
.French's Error Causes Run,
French's error accounted for the
only run off - Schneider. Charley
High popped out, but Frank- Brazill
walked in round No. 8 and took
third on Gressett's infield single.
French's boot of Ollie Fuhrman's
bounder allowed Brazill to cross the
dish. The score:
Portland 1 Vernon
Wolfer.m. 3 0 2 USmith.3.... 5 4 n
bargent.3. 4 12 4Chad'ne,m 4 11
foole.l 4 0 9 liHawks.r.. 5 2 4
High r. ..... 3 0 2 UH Hlgh.l.. 3 0 2
Brazil.2... 2 11 2iHyatt,l 4 3 7
McCann.s. 4 0 3 2iSawyer,2... 2 0 6
Gressett.l. 2 12 lFrench,s... 3 0 3
Fuhrman.c 4 12 2Murphy,o. 4 2 4
Mldd'ton.p 4 0 1 liHouck.p.... 110
ISchn'der.p 3 2 0
Totals 30 4 24 14 Totals 34 15 27 10
Portland 0 1200001 04
Vernon 3 0220000 x 7
- ?lTJ Sr?ith '2 French. Innings
pitched, by Houck 2 1-8. Credit victory
to Schneider. Runs responsible for, Mid
dleton 7, Houck 2. Struck out. by Middle
Ion i",Fou?k.1- Bes on balls, Middle
ton 2, Houck 4, Schneider 6. Stolen bases
Hyatt. Sawyer. Three-base hits, Hyatt
Murphy. Two-base hits. Houck. Hyatt
Hawks. Sacrifices, Chadbourne, Sawyer
Double plays, Smith to Sawyer to Hyatt'
Hawks to French. Tims. 1 hour 45 min
utes. Umpires, Toman and Carroll
BEES BEAT ANGEIiS, 8 TO J
Only Run Made Off Thurston Is
Homer by Carroll.
SALT LAKE CITY, June 24. The
only run the Angels got off Hollis
Thurston today was a homer by
Dixie Carroll in the fourth, and the
Bees clinched the series by defeat
ing the Angels 8 to 1. The locals
rapped Thomas hard In the first
four innings. Strand and Sand .hit
homers, the latter with two on. The
Salt Lake City
Carroll, 1.. 4
Griggs, 1.. 4
n H O A
Schick, m.. 3
Siglln.2: . .)' 6
lindim e,2 3
Lyons, t... 0
Thurston, p 3
Totals.. 31 7 24 171 Totals. .35 14 2T 15
Batted lor McQuaid in ninth.
tKan for Crandall in ninth.
Loa Angeles 00010000 01
Salt Lake.... 23110100 8
Error, Deal. Home runs. Strand, Sand.
Carroll. Two-base hits. Deal, Lazzerl
Sand. Stolen bases, Wilhoit, Deal (gift)
Struck out, by Thurston 1, by McQuaid 1
Bases on balls, off Thurston 3, off Mo-Qu-aid
1. Runs responsible for, Thurs
ton 1, Thomas 7. Innings pitched, by
Thomas 4. Charge defeat to Thomas.
Double plays, Siglin to Strand, Sand to
Siglin to Strand 2, Lindimore to Griggs.
Umpires, Reardon and McGrew. Time
of game, 1 hour 40 minutes.
SEATTLE STOPS OAKLAND
Mack Too Good for Oaks and
Team Wins by 9-to-0 Score.
OAKLAND, Cal., June 24. Seattle
stopped Oakland's winning streak
today in a pitchers' duel, winning, 9
to 0. Oakland had won the first
four games of the series, but Mack
was too good for thm today. Bren
ton and Jones of the Oaks were
batted all over the lot Seattle made
its first run in the first, four more,
one of them a home run, in the sev
enth and four in the ninth. Score:
Seattle - Oakland
Crane.s.. 5 2 6 llCooper.m. 4 2 10
wisterzn.a i -j llWilde.r... 3
Hood.l... 5 2 3 OiBrowB.l... 3
Eldred.m 3 2 0 OILaFaye'e.l 3
Cueto.2... 5 2 0 2lMariott.3. 3
Barney.r. 4 0 3 0!Cather.2. . 4
Stumpf.l. 4 2 4 2!Brubak'r.s 4
J.Ailama.c 4 18 2!Mitze.c... 2
Mack.p... 4 11 HBrenton.p 1
Totals.,38 13 27 91 Totals... 29 7 2 7 1 5
Batted for Brenton In eighth.
tBatted for Mltze in ninth.
Seattle 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 4 8
Oakland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00
Errors, Hood, Brown, Brubaker 2. In.
AQA - or Ajiv oTa5e
nings pitched, by Brenton 8. Charge de
feat to Brenton. Runs responsible for,
Brenton .5. Struck out. by Brenton 3.
Mack 7. Bases on balls, off Brenton 2,
Mack 4. Stolen bases, Cooper, Eldred,
Home run. Hood. Two-base hits," Cueto,
Cooper, Mack, Hood. Sacrifice hits, Wis
terzil, Barney. LaFayette. Brenton.
Double plays, Mariott to Cather. Crane
unassisted. , ' Time, ' 2 hours. Umpires,
Byron and Casey.
SCHIXKEL AVIXS, LOSES GAM 13
Star Outfielder Gets Team Ahead
and Then Causes Defeat.
SACRAMENTO, ' June 24. Adolf
Schinkel, star outfielder for Bill
Boflgers' Calgary club of the now
defunct Western International
league, celbrated his first appear
ance in a Sacramento unifdrm here
today by first winning, then losing
the ball game, all in the final two
innings. First' he put the Senators
out. in front with a four-base clout
over the left barrier, with one down
in the eighth.
With two gone and Hal Rhyne on
the sack in the ninth, he misjudged
Kilduff's fly. That started a rally
and the Seals took the encounter for
a fifth straight victory, score 5 to 3.
San Francisco . I Sacramento
Kelly,!.... 5 3 5 0McG'fgan,2 4 0 3 3
Valla.r 4 0 0 0Schang,3.. 5 0 11
Kamm.3... 4 13 2.Sch'nkel.m 4 2 10
WILL ARD DEFIES DEMPSEY
AND CHAMPION STANDS PAT
Ex-Title Holder A'dmits He Has Been Quietly on Trail of Jack. Ever
Since Long His Crown at Toledo. . "
BY ROBERT EDGREN. '
M ENTITLED to a return
match with Jack Dempsey,
and I've been after it iLver
two years. A couple of times I've
thought the match was on, but
Dempsey has slipped out. I, don't
believe he wants to take the risk
of meeting me again. I'm ready to
sign any time and it's up to Demp
sey to saywhether he'll give me a
match or not. If he will, let's go
to it. If he won't let him say so
and that'll end It. It's up to Demp
sey." There's Jess Willard's defl, hot off
the bat. According 'to Jess he Is
weary of trying to use diplomacy.
It hasn't worked. 'Now he's coming
right out in the open. t
"I gave Dempsey time to enoy
what he was entitled to after To
ledo," says Willard. f"I was deter
mined to get a return match from
the start, but I didn't hound him
for it. I worked quietly to get it.
"Once I trained three or four
months. In touch with Rickard all
the time, and went to New YorkJ
and signed Rickard's articles, think
ing it was all settled. Then I went
home to continue training. But for
some reason Rickard didn't - get
Dempsey. Perhaps it was because
Carpentier came over and they all
saw the possibilities in an Interna
tional match and side-tracked me.
There was a world record gate in
it and I don't blame them. But
I've been quietly after Dempsey
ever since and haven't been able to
cet him to agree, to . a match.
"So you really were in training
that time?" I said.
"ijure good lmrii training," re
torted Jess. -
"Our hov.se was full of boxers and
boxing glovea for wo months." put
in Mrs. Willari.
"I had half a dozen sparring part
ners," said Jess.
"But since then haven't you given
out the impression all along that
you were Indifferent to fighting
again, and all tied up in business?"
"Yes, I havei" admitted Willard.
"I thought that was the best way
to get him. I didn t want to ap
pear too anxious, although there
hasn't been a minute when I have
not been quietly on his trail. It
looked as if I might never get him
at all if he thought I was in shape.
"I thought it was going to work
out all right Rickard telegraphed
me to be in Los Angeles when
JESS AS THEY APPEAR TO BOB
1 8 llSheehan.l. 4 13 0
1 4 0l.Mollwitz,l 4 1 10 1
2 1 2l0rr,r. 4 2 2 0
2 5 3 Pcarce.s... 3 3 3 5
1 0 UStanage.e. 8 14 1
1 0 3Prough,p.. 4 10 3
0 0 OltFlU'gld.. 0 0 0 0
0 1- OliMc.Neely. 0 0 0 0
Rhyne. s... 4
Totals 36 12 27 12 Totals 35 11 $T 14
tP.an for Stsnage in ninth.
tRan for Stnage in ninth.
5Ran for Prough in ninth.
San Francisco 0 0100100 3 5
Sacramento .i 0 0001011 0 3
Errors, Alten. Buns responsible for
Prouir h 5. Uten 2. Struck out. by Prough
4. Base on ball, off Alten. Stolen bases,
Ellison, McGafflgan. Home runs, Pearce,
SchlnkeL Two-base hits. Kelly 2. Kilduff,
Plough. Sacrifice hits, valla, rearee,
Stanage, Prough. Agnew, Kamm. ' Runs
batted in, by Kelly. Ellison. Kilduff,
Airnew. Prnueli. 7ohle nl&VS. McGaffi-
gan to Pearce to Mollwltz, Alten to Kil
duff to Ellison. Time, 1 hour 45 min
utes. Umpires, Eason and Finney.
Mrs. Patterson Wins Trophy.
Aberdeen, wash., . June 24.
(Special.) Mrs. W." J. Patterson yes
terday won. the Ford trophy for the
third and final time in the women's
golf tournament at the Grays Har
bor Country club, defeating Mrs. W.
A. Rup'p. 3 and 2: Mrs. Patterson's
victory gives her the right to ply
Mrs. C. J. Ford of the Claremont
Country club, California, donor of
the cuip, for its permanent posses
sion. These matches will be played
at Claremont, at the Grays Harbor
club and on a neutral course.
Kearns get rfut here and there'd be
something doing to be on the spot
and pin him down to arrangements
for a match. Kearns arrived, met
Dempsey air went away without a
word. I've gone from Kansas to
New York after that match, and
from Kansas to California.
Jess Scoffs at Brennaa,
I'm entitled to some kind of
action. Now- all this dodging
around is off, so far as I'm con
cerned. I'm the best man Dempsey
can meet and he has no excuse forJ
fooling around with Brennan, whom
he's beaten twice, or any of the
other second raters. I'm the only
man In the country the .public wants
to see him fight Any other match
he can make is a joke unless he
should fight Wills, and that match
is out of the question because mixed
matches are barred practically
in 'much better condition than
I was when I began training to fight
iempsey before, ' Willard went on.
"Then I'd been living in cities and
knocking around through a lot of
moving-picture stuff that kept me
busy, and left me only a month for
regular training. I was soft I didn't
feel good. .'
"From the time I left Toledo I've
taken care of myself with one idea
in mind to get Dempsey again and
win back the championship. I've
been in the country a.11 the time and
have done a lot of work jind walk
ing and some running. My legs
were my weak point at Toledo.
They re good now.
"I was soft from easy living. Now
I'm hard. I don't know what I
weigh, but I've been- a lot heavier!
than now. while I ve been rough
ing it for a couple of years Dempsey
has been living in cities and going
through the stage and moving-picture
stunt bo conditions are re
versed. I surely believe I can beat
Dempsey and will beat him if I
can induce him to fight me'
Dempsey Willing, Be Sats.
Demysey seemed interested In Wil
lard's challenge. .
"I'd as soon fight Willard as any
one," he said, "and any time suits
me. There's only one hitch. I've
promised Floyd Fitzsimmons the Labor-day
date for Michigan City,
Fitzsimmons to -pick my opponent.
I know he's been tryifcg to get
Brennan, but it will suit me as well
If he gets Willard. '
"If not, Willard can have a match
&THT He CAt4'TTAK5 Ot4 - ,
any time two weeks lafer, ior a
week, or the next day.
,"I wish I had some big fellow like
those two to fight every week..
"Not that I think Willard's easy;
but I like the excitement.
"I jiever" thought I could drop
Willard the way I did in Toledo. I
felt lucky. '- He's a big man to put
down with a punch,
"He can hit hard, too. He bit
me one uppercut in the second
round, and I'm glad he didn't hit
me sooner. He was so nea? .gone
that his arm moved. slow no snap
to the punch.. At that ha. had me
disxy for about ten secontlL- Of
course I expected to beat Willard. i
I intended to try to get him in s
round, and If I couldn't do it to set
a fast pace until I felt him slowing:
up and then go after him again. 1
got him wit the first punch, so I
don't know what might have hap
pened later. After I got h'm I shot
about everything I had trying to
keep him down.
Jack Cnllg Willard "Game."
"Aw, Willard Isn't game," sneered
a New York sporting man who stood
near by. "I've seen that big quitter
pretty near jump out of the ring
three or four times."
Dempsey, who was lying on the
rubbing table, sat up suddenly.
"Don't you believe he isn't game,"
he snapped. "He. was so, game I
hated to hit him. I hopod they'd
stop It. Yeah and usually I like
to sock those big birds and see them
flop. I know they'll be-all right
aa-ain In half an hour.
"1 never was so sorry for anybody
in my life as I was for Willard. l
let up till I saw nobody was going
to throw in the" sponge for him. I'll
never forget the look in his one
good eye, popped nearly out of his
head with the most desperate ex
pression I ever saw.'
"Jess felt the championship slip-
pine, and he was trying with every
thing he had to hit me one. sock,
and I'd knocked all the speed out
of him so he could hardly move his
arms. He could see my punch start
and he'd try to sock with me, and
he knew his arm .was so sow and
heavy It wouldn't leave. his side be
fore my punch- landed.
"Say, he wouldn't even try to move
his head away from a punchy
'Til be satisfied if I'm as game
as Willard when some young fellow
comes along some day and socks me
out of the title.!' -
The New York sport didn't offer to
"This ought to be a good year for
Jack," said Kearns. "Brennan, may
be, and Willard and Carpentier.
Whatever else' happens, that Car
pentier match is on some time be
fore next June. No, Carpentier won't
fight Greb in the meantime.
"It's Dempsey and Carpentier In
London next spring for the' b'ggest
gate ever known.
"They paid $50 and $61) for ring
side seats -'n England, to sec Ted
Lewis and Caroemler. They'll pay
J100 for Dempsey aad the French
(Copyright, 1922, by Bell Syndicate. Inc.)
CITY LEAGUE TEAMS TO PLAY
Rail Clerks, Who Are Headliners,
Will Clash Wlih Alberta. .
Woodmen of the World will play
Nicolai Door, at Columbia park at
2:30 o'clock this afternoon. Nicolai
was deposed as leader of the city
league last week, by losing to the
The Clerks will play the Alberta
Commercial club at Alberta. This
game will begin at 2:30 o'clock.
South Parkway and Monta villa
will be the opponents in a double!
header at Montavilla park, with
the first game scheduled for 1:30
o'clock. South Parkway and Mon
tavilla are tied for last place.
Cricketers Want to Play.
Cricket will try a comeback today
after being in the discard several
years. P. Chapell Browne has lined
up two teams to -play at 2 o'clock
at Columbia park. If interest i
shown, he says the cricket enthu
siasts will attempt to revive the
game permanently. Information
regarding cricket may be obtained
by calling Mr. Browne at Main 3953.
YVEISMULLER DOES 100
52 3-5 SECONDS.
Men's Senior National Amateur
-.- Union Championship Also
Captured by Racer.
HONOLULU, June 2. Another
world swimming record was annexed
by John Weismulier, Chicago, the
Illinois Athletic club flash, when he
swam IflO yards here last night in
52 3-5 seconds, -lowering the mark
of 53 seconds made by Duke Kahan
amoku, Hawaii's champion, in 1916.
In breaking the record, Weis
mulier also won the men's senior
National Amateur Athletic union
championship for ' the event, his
swim having been made in an au
thorized contest for that title.
Pua Kealoha, Honolulu,, who sev
eral yeats ago tied Kahanamoku's
record of 53 seconds, was second to
Weismulier. A hand's length behind
Pua Kealoha came Warren Kealoha.
Weismulier was the last man off
the board at the start. Once in the
water, however, he made up for all
lost time and finished . fully three
yards ahead of Pua Kealoha.
J Sam Kahanamoku, the - duke'-s
brother, in last night's meet won the
A. A. U. junior championship for
men in the 220-yard dash, in 3 min
utes 14 3-5 seconds. '
Another world record was broken
last night when the Outrigger Canoe
club's women's junior relay team
won the A. A. U. junior' 400-yard
championship, in 4 minutes and 3S
seconds, lowering the senior mark
of 4 minutes and 47 seconds estab
lished by the Women's Swimming
association of New York in 1921. The
Lgirls on the Outrigger team were
j Lilly Bowmer, Marie Chen Weihse-
lau, Helen Moses and Estelle Cas
The Hul Nalu 'junior men's relay
WHAT'S LEFT OF BEAVERS
PLAYS HERE THIS WEEK
Liberal Lickings Received From Seattle, San Francisco, Vernon,
Umpires and Bill McCarthy, Coast League President.
BY L. H. GREGORY.
E have with us thisi week the
Portland Beavers, or what is
left of them' after liberal
kicklngs from Seattle, San Francisco
and Vernon, the umpires, and Bill
McCarthy, Coast lea.gue president.
Since leaving home three weeks ago
at the iteak of a sensational win
ning streaky the team harf fallen
on evil days. Of 19 games on the
road, the Beavers have won just
five or to put it in reverse, have
lost 14. "
However, they will be -back on
the home kt this . week and that
may make a difference. As guests
in their two weeks' stay they will
entertain Los Angeles first and then
San Francisco, it will be the first
appearance here this year of either
ot these teams. -The
first game of the Portland-
Los Angeles series wiu an vvea
nesday, instead of the usual Tues
day. The reason for that is the- long
time it takes to come by train from
Los Angeles to Portland. The Beav
ers can't arrive in time to play Tues
day. . '
. Incidentally, this coming Wednes
day's opening game against Los
Angeles, is to be one of the- big
days at the Portland park. The
Portland Chamber of Commerce
some time ago asked to have th day
eet aside as a special Chamber of
Commerce day, which is to be made
an annual affair. The chamber will
endeavor to produce a, crowd for the
occasion that will make the cham
ber of commerce attendance record
at Seattle last Reason look like the
Chamber of Commerce day used to
be a great occasion at Seattle, "with
attendance and enthusiasm actually
rivaling those of opening day. It
has rather fallen into the discard
there this season with the change
in management, so it will be a
chance for Portland to show what
can be done. There will be a parade
preceding the game, the parade to
start at 1:30 o'clock, and there will
be a special stunt programme at the
That Isn't all next Wednesday will
be famous for, however, for the
Portland Ad club has selected the
date for a baseball luncheon at the
Benson hotel. Ward H. Coble Is
chairman of the programme com
mittee in charge and Mayor Baker
will be chairman of the luncheon.
team won the 400-yard Hawaiian
club championship last night in
minutes 1 4-5 seconds, setting a new
island record. The old mark was
Jack Brltton Also Is Prepared for
NEW YORK, Jupe 24. Benny
Leonard, 26-year-old lightweight
champion, and Jack Britton, the
"old man" of 37 who holds the wel
terweight title, were pronounced all
primed tonight for the lo-round de
cision battle they will stage here
Monday night. ,
It is only once in a blue moon
that two champions,' both idols of
the sport, are found milling in the
same ring, Leonard, the youth, has
only some prestige to lose and a
championship to gain, while Brltton,
a campaigner of .17 years, has his
crown at stake. ,
Leonard's scepter will, be safe be
cause Britton will not be down' to
the lightweight poundage. Leonard
has trained in New York and will
step Into the ring at between 133
and 137 pounds against the 147 avoir
dupois that the elder man will tip.
If Leonard wins he will be the
fourth man In ring history to sport
two titles simultaneously and the
first lightweight champion to an
nex the welterweight scepter. ,
Schooner Pnritan Wrecked.
HALIFAX, N. S., June 24. The
schooner Puritan, out of Gloucester,
nrosnective contender in the inter
national fishermen's races next fall.
has been wrecked on Sable island.
Advices received here stated that
seven- men .had reached shore, but
that 15 were miBSing.
' Bobby Jones Wins at Golf.
' ATLANTA, Ga., June 24. BoDby
Jones, Atlanta, won the southern
amateur irolf championship here
today by defeating Frank Godchaux,
New Orleans, eight up and seven
Players of both the Portland and
Los Angeles teams will be asked to
attend the luncheon in uniform as
guests of honor. Only one ball
player will be seated at any one
table, thpugh, the idea being to
scatter them around so every table
may get acquainted with at least
There will be brief talks by Tom
Turner, scout and acting manager
for the club; by Wade Killefer, the
Los Angeles manager; by William
H. Klepper, president of the Port
land dub; Dr. E. V. Morrow, second
vice-president, and Gus C. Moser,
iirst vice-president. Mr. Moser will
make the main speech, but he has
promised in advance that it will be
short, sweet and to the point...
The reason short , speeches are
emphasized is so there may be time
to hear from the players. Joe Sar
gent, for instance, has an interest
ing story to tell about his advent
tures in France, and Sammv Hale
has a fish story that will double up
the boys in their seats if he can be
prevailed on to tell it in his inimit
able southern dialect.
The luncheon will adjourn in time
fof the parade at 1:30. Among spe
cial prizes announced by Chairman
Coble for Ad club members attend
ing are a couple of tickets to that
afternoon's ball game and the first
ball pitched, which will go to some
body to take home for a souvenir.
The 'members of the Ad club will
attend the game in a body.
That five-day suspension slapped
onto Dick Cox and Sam Hale by
wuuam H. McCarthy, the Pacific
Coast league president for their
run-in with Umpire Carroll Tues
day, was altogether too pat to have
been accidental. It's beyond a coin
cidence that by barring them for
rive days McCarthy kept them out
io me exact ena ot the series
against Vernon, thus insuring theJ
Beavers or a good, hard licking be
fore their return home this week.
' And all for what? It develop's
inai me i-omana players had
real right to kick at Umpire Car
roil. Their protest was' not at his
action- in calling Cox out for cut
ting second base, but because Car
roll, In violation of baseball rules,
actually told the Vernon nlavers
that Cox had missed second so they BraSilV.. 134 48 looisarKen" i? 48 'Ssij
could protest and let Carroll makeiHteh... 262 83 .SlGiMcCann. 242 61 2r2
his ruling. ISuther'd 54 17 .S14iValbers. 25 .240
The rules specifically set out that ! '.7 U 11 J&r"2 2? 46
the umpire must take no action poole... 298 S3 .2S3'Biemlller 14 3 '.214
against a player for cutting or
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is called to the blunder by players
protested to Carroll that Cox was
out, and Carroll then called him
out Carroll's tipping off the play,
not his decision, started the
Bobby Harper is a big favorite In
Portland and always draws a good
bouse when he fights here. That Is
because he is a clean, promising
young fellow who always fights and
gives the fans their money's worth-.
Bobby is not a spectacular open
fighter like Joe Gorman, but at in
fighting he has yet to meet a boy
in the northwest who can beat him.
Harper's weakness at present is
an apparent inability to fight well
at long range and lack of a knock
out punch. His manager and trainer,
Charley Jost, himself an old-time
fighter, says he is working on Rob
ert and that he, is getting better
every day at long-range fighting.
"Harper is Just a kid yet," said
Jost. 'He is only 22. He hasn't gained
hjs full growth and has quite a few
things to learn about fighting, nat
urally enough, but he is learning all
the time. He gains something Irom
every-fight, and he is pecking away
in the gymnasium between fights
with the end always in view to Im
prove himself. Heis the most con
scientious young fighter I ever saw.
"In fact, Bobby hasn't a bad habit.
He never drank liquor in his life
and he doesn't like tobacco. He is
in bed every night at 9:30 o'clock
and he does that of his own volition,
not because his manager is hound
ing him to keep training hours. In
the morning he is up bright and
early for a tw,o-hour run on the
road. He is back for his bath and
rubdown and all set with a big ap
petite by lunch time. Incidentally,
Bobby doesn't eat breakfast. He
never misses his luncheon and din
"One of these fine days Harper
will surprise these fans who think
he hasn't a knockout punch, by
knocking over three or four boys
in a row. When he starts knocking
them he will bowl over a string of
the boys, for he has the strength
now but lacks only the knack of
landing that one punch. Harper is
one of the strongest young fellows
I ever saw.
"If all fighters were as clean-cut
and ambitious as Harper there never
would be any objection to profes-
sipnal boxing. Not that he's a high
brow, for high-toning the boys is
farthest from his thoughts. But he
is cean-cut and a clean liver and
I expect him to be heard from as a
champion some day not far . dis
GOLF COURSE IS FUNNED
USE OF OLD COUNTY FARM
SITE IS PROPOSED.
All Arrangements Made to Turn
. Over About 200 Acres to
City Park Bureau.
All arrangements have been com
pleted for turning over about 200
acres of land, formerly the county
farm site, to the city park bureau
for development, according to an
announcement made yesterday by
Charles S. Rudeen, chairman of the
county board of commissioners.
Several years ago the city and
county entered Into an arrangement
whereby the city obtained the prop
erly on a rental basis of $1 a year
for 50 years. This arrangement was
not satisfactory to either side, as
the city did not care to make per
manent improvements, and the
county was constantly besieged
with requests to utiliae the property
for other purposes.
While a portion of the handsome
tract will be used for park pur
poses, a group of golf devotees has
started a movement to develop a
west side course on the site. This
plan has the approval of the park
bureau, if the course can be made
"If the city decides that the use
of the major portion of the tract as
a golf course will be beneficial to
the greatest number of people, I am
perfectly satisfied," said Commis
"The porperty is owned 'by the
public and at present no one is de
riving any good out of it. The
county is not in the park business
and therefore I consider that the
city park bureau can do the most
good with the property."
The tract extends south from
Washington park to the Canyon
roadway. A strip of land, 400 feet
in width owned by private interests
separates Washington park from the
new park site.
C. P. Keyser, superintendent of
parks, said yesterday that City Com
missioner Pier, in charge of parks,
will arrange for a ceremony on the
new park site when the formal
presentation of the property is made.
This ceremony will probably be
held in July, when all county and
city officials will take part No
definite plans have yet been an
National Learue Standing.
W. U Pctl W. L. Pet
New York 38 23 .623Brooklyn. 29 30 .492
St. Louis. 33 28 .541Chlcaso... 29 31 .483
Clncl'nati 32 31 ,508Boaton.. . . 24 35 .407
Pittsburg. 29 29 .50'0Phila 23 34 .404
American League Standings. .
W. U Pet. I W. L. Pet.
St. Louis. 38 28 .591Wash'ton. 31 34 .462
New York 37 31 .544 Cleveland. 30 35 .462
Detroit... 35 30 .538 Boston 2S 34 .452
Chicago.. 33 32 .500lPhlla 24 83 .444
At Toledo 2, Milwaukee 5.
At Columbus 5, Kansas City 4.
At Indianapolis 6, Minneapolis 7.
At Louisville 3, St Paul 12.
At Tulsa 1, Oklahoma City 1.
At St. Joseph 2. Wichita 6.
At Des -Moines 2, Omaha 14.
At Slou City 11, Denver 9.
College Baseball Results.
At Cambridge, Mass. Yale 7,
vard 8. .
How the Series Stand.
At Los Angeles, Vernon 5 games, Port
land . no game; at Oakland 4 games
Seattle 1 game; at Sacramento no game.
San Francisco a games; at Salt Lake 4
games, Los Angeles 1 game.
Where the Teams Play Next Week.
Los Angeles at Portland, San Francisco
at Seattle, Sacramento at Oakland. Salt
Lake at Vernon.
Bearer Batting Averages,
-.. B. H. Pct.l B. H. Pet.
Hale... 252 93 .361)!CrmpIer 27 7 .259
Ross.... is s ...;miq eton o
Gressett 113 32 .2 1 H.Fuhnnan 4
54 9 .168
I? ft 'HZ
Kilhulen 41 11 .ZBHIFreeman
Elliott. 149 89 ,2ll
11 0 .000 1
$50,000 PRIZE IS WON
Thibodeaux, Rank Outsider in
Betting, Second, and Chest
nut First of 3-Year-Olds.
IiATONIA RACE TRACK. Latonia.
Ky J-une 24. (By the Associated
Press.) Wfoiskaiway. Harry Payne
Whitney's great colt, which a week
ago gave Morvich the only defeat of
his racing career, repeated that tri
umph today when ha swept past- the
wire winner or the- J50.000 special
Latonia race for 3-year-olds before
a record-breaking crowd of 50.000
The chestnut son of Whlskbroom
II defeated the best field the nation
could send against him in what
probably was the greatest race for
3-year-olds staged in. a decade.
Thlbodaux, a rank outsider la th
betting and a Kentucky bred horse,
finished second In, a driving finish
with Whiskaway, crossing the wire
a half length behind the winner.
Morvich was- third, ten lengths be
hind Whiskaway. Pillory, winner
of the J50,0'00 Preakness stakes, was
fourth, and Deadlock was fifth. The
mile and a quarter was run in
2:02 4-5, which is within, one-fifth of
a second of the track record.
Morvich Beaten Decisively.
A $2 ticket In the parl-mutuels
paid the surprising good odds of
$1L10 to win on Whiskaway, $7.10
to place and $4.30 to show. Thibo
daux paid $20.30 to place and $3.90
to show, while the price on Morvich
to show was $2.30.
There was no question of the rel
ative racing ability on Whiskaway
over Morvich today. Morvich was
decisively beaten, struggling with a
tired, weary stride at the finish. In
establishing his claim to America's .
greatest 3-year-old of the year, -Whiskaway
showed a stamina and
gameness which promises greater
things in future events of the sea
son. There Is Little Walt.
The great three-year-olds were
called to the post at 4:45 o'clock.
There was little wait and then
the five thoroughbreds paraded
proudly before the packed stands,
while everybody pointed out Mor
vich as the horse "that couldn't be
After a few seconds of jockeying
the barrier was flashed and the
racers were off.
Whiskaway was the first away
from the post with Morvich second ,
and Thibodaux third.
Down the stretch came the charg
ing thoroughbreds. Past the grand
stands they swept with Morvich
leading the Whitney entry by a
length and a half, with the other
three contenders bunched about
four lengths back.
Jockey Plies Whip.
Around the first Turn Jockey Pen
men on Whiskaway began to. ply
the whip to keep his charge within
reaching distance of the flying Mor
vich. Meanwhile Thibodaux, the
outsider, moved away from Pillory
and Deadlock in his flight to catch
the leaders. Going down the back
stretch Whiskaway began to re
duce Morvich's lead. At the half
mile post Jockey Penman plied the
whip and he shot out in front.
As the horses thundered into the
stretch for the final dash it was
plain to the breathless crowd that
Morvich was beaten.
Whiskaway and Thibodaux en
gaged in a whipping finish and as
the son of Whiskbroom II flashed
under the wire winner 50,000 spec
tators rose to their feet and
screamed the name of Whiskaway.
Benjamin Block, owner of Mor
vich, watching the race from a box .
at the finish with a party of friends,
broke down and cried when his
great racer pulled up third. He sank
Into his chair, crushed and disap
pointed but had no excuses to offer
for the defeat. - -
Rivals Declared Better.
"Morvich met two better, colts to
day in Whiskaway and Thibodaux,"
he said. "I have no alibis. Morvich
was beaten by one of the greatest
horses in the "world. My hat is off to
Whether Morvich will race in the
the Latonia derby next Saturday is
doubtful tonight. Before today's race
Mr. Block had intended entering
him, but he may be withdrawn.
. Governor E. P. Morrow of Ken
tucky, presented James Rowe, train
er of Whiskaway, with a $2000 gold
cup. In his short presentation speech
he paid a glowing tribute to the
winner and to the thoroughbred,
which all Kentucky admires.
The crowd was the largest that
ever saw a race at the picturesque
Latonia course, which nestles in the
foothills of Kentucky. The weather
was flawless. The crowj, which be
gan to gather at 8 o'clock this morn
ing, occupied every place in which
the race could possibly be seen.
The race was worth $42,500 to the
winner, while $6000 went to second
place and $3000 to third. .
BELGIANS AGAIN BEATEN
Australians Win In Singles in
Davis Cup Play. '
SCARBOROUGH. June 24. (By
the Associated Press.) Although
the Belgian Davis cup tennis team
was eliminated from competition for
the cup yesterday, with the winning
of the doubles by the' Australian
team, after the Australians had won
the two singles matches the prev
ious day, the last of the singles
matches on the schedule was played
here today and the Australians again
were victorious; J. O. Anderson who
played J. Washer, won by the score
of 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.
Those who witnessed today's game
believe that Anderson will prove a
difficult opponent for the American
Fraser Wins Golf Title.
ANCASTER, Ont, June 24. Cv O.
Fraser of the Kanawaki club, Mont
real, won the Canadian amateur golf
championship today by defeating?
N. M. Scott of the Royal Montrtul
j club, one up at the 37th hole In a.
I sensational match over the links of
the Hamilton golf club.