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THE OREGON DAILY JOURNAL, PORTLAND, THUR8DAY EVENING. DECEMBER If, 1904.
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O L-A. WS JJtja e Hay Be a Racing War Bowling I I
sports of Every Description zii bgJ
-PORTLAND'S LAMEST CURIO STORE
To the Ladies of Portland:
WILL THERE BE
WESTERN RACE WAR?
Western Jockey Club Has Re
fused Dates to New .Or
HORSEMEN LOOK FOR
A SERIOUS SITUATION
Other Gossip of the Turf That
Is of Interest to All
Umirnal special Seralee.)
New York, Dec II. la there a race
track war pending In the weatT Tha
. question ia being generally asked among
racing men here, aa a result of the re
fusal of the Western Jockey club to
grant dates to the newly-formed New
Orleans Jockey club. Members ac
qualnted with the situation regard the
outlook aa aerloua. They say the men
behind the new club have money and
Influence, and are ready to start In de
aplte the refusal to grant them dates,
In which event there would be mlxup
which might affect eaatern aa well aa
western races before It la straightened
Having dlspoaed of hla stable of har
ness horses It la the purpose of K. K.
Smsthers to go In for runners with re
George Bears, who trained all of Mr.
Smsthers' trotters successfully, will de
vote hla time In future to handling the
eaatern division of the noted turfman'a
atable, which now comprlaes about (0
head, half of which will be campaigned
In the west under "Bam" Hlldreth's di
rection, and the other half under Bear'a
management, will be placed on the New
. York circuit.
Hlldreth's extensive purchase of year
ling's last September at Bbeepshead Bay
attracted much comment at that time,
and the assertion wss made that be was
preparing to come upon the eaatern turf
It now appears Hint Mr. Bmathera was
all slong his financial backer. The new
snd enlarged stsble of the former owner
of MhJot Delmar is mors than likely to
pay Its way, both In the east and In the
west, which was not the case when Mc
Chesney, Leontdas and others comprised
the atable during the season of 1904.
, Mr. Smathers la said to. have In con
templation the purchase of a famous
atud farm In Tennessee.
The racing In the aouth and on the Pa
i Hi. coaat is followed closely by racing
I men here. Many a new horse and Jockey
' will get In trim at the winter tracka for
I a HID log on the metropolitan tracka next
. aprlng. and the wlae followera of the po
nies are on the watch for possible de
velopments. Talking of western horses coming east.
It Is gratifying to learn that the reported
retirement of Dick Welles to the stud la
with. tut foundation.
At ths time It Is assured there Is po
' reason for believing that the edit, which
. Is the holder of two world's records, will
not face the barrier In the rich handicaps
next' season, as he Is absolutely sound.
- The Injury which he received aa the re
sult of an accident he mat with last
spring has In no way Incapacitated him,
and when he arrived at the Harlem
track last fall With the remainder of the
horses belonging to hla owner, he was fit
. and ready to go; but. as there were only
s few unimportant events for him, his
'.owner decided, to nut him out of train
ing and rest him for the big races next
In the opinion of a majority of horse
men, this lay-off will not Interfere with
' the colt. They believe that be will de
rive great benefit It la the Intention of
his owner to race him In the eaat next
season, and he will be entered In all of
the big events. During the winter he
will' be bred to a few of Mr. Respess' se-
' lect mares.
The story Is again current that Rich
ard Croker, former boas of Tammany,
Is to get the great stallion Meddler, the
leading winning sire of the past season.
, It ta hard to determine whether or not
there Is any truth In the report. The
beat opinion here, however, la that Med
dler will atay In thla country at tha
head of Clarence H. Msckay'a atud. It
would be a mlafortune for this splendid
sire to leave thla country.
According to reports that come from
Lexington, Ky . the many breeding es
tablishments In and about that city have
Buffered considerably from the continued
.droughts this fall, and some of the lead
ing breeders are thinking aerloualy ot
moving their establishments to another
JACKSON WOULD BOX
ANY MAN BUT JEFF
'Journal special service.)
Baltimore, Dec. II. After a trip
abroad extending over a period of about
alx montha "Young Peter Jackson," the
local colored boxer, returned home this
week. He now announces thst he is
ready to meet any pugilist In the world,
Jeffries alone excepted. "Jackson" had
a most successful trip abroad, scoring
a knockout In every one of his half
dosen battles. "Jackson" says that his
slay Abroad would have been extended
for another month or so had It not been
for his Inability to get more matches
He brought from England a full-bred
English bull terrier, a prlxe ' winner on
the London bench, and valued at 3250, as
a present to Maurice Herford, who al
ready has a valuable kennel of this
Dandruff Is a
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APTLICATlOsa AT FBOinnaTT UUn gXOPg
M tor... WmiU'KMCt..,iHkk..htimrb
Tbe OmiwIaTAX rtmaay that
SHORT END WINNERS
OFTEN GET MONEY
In the Prominent Prizefights the
Long Shots Have Been the
Many men have won a lot of money
by taking the abort end In bouts where
one man waa a big favorite They have
seen the "dark horse" come In ia winner
unexpectedly ao often that aa a bet
ting proposition it Is a good one.
"Bob" Fitaslmmona waa the man due
to get a licking when he met Jack
Dempsey, but It turned out tha other
John I Sullivan waa going to whip
Corbet t. thought a lot of fellows who
did not know that John I., waa drinking
instead of training for the fight. Cor
bett won and the "sports'' who bet on
Sullivan did a lot of thinking.
Jim Corbett was going to knock Fits
Simmons' bead off when they met at
Carson' City. There was to be nothing
to It when the Callfornlan got the Aus
tralian In the ring with him. All during
the fight Corbett'a friends were feeling
Jubilant that Is unUl that solar plexus
blow of history was handed out In re
sponae to the late Mra. Fltzslmmons' re
quest to "hit him In the slats."
Jim Jeffries failed to stop a couple of
easy marks In New York and then made
a match with Fitaslmmona He w
not going to be one, two three with the
then champion. The afternoon of the
battle Fltxsimmons said that he' ex
pected to win In four or six rounds.
"He la ao big I can't misa him,"
laughingly remarked the Antlpodeaa-
Sad was the awakening that night on
Coney Island that Fits got from the big
bollermaker. In the second round l-.tx
waa floored, and t. men who are keen
observers of affairs knew that tha
champion had met his maater.
Jeffries could have won any time after
that second round, but he was cautious
and did not take a chance until he
landed the knockout blow In the eleventh
when Fltx held his Jaw out to take what
he knew wad coming to- him.
Terry MeGovern was going to punch
"Young Corbett" full of holes In their
rout In Hartford. It waa Juat a holiday
outing, according to McOovern'a plana
and be wss to nave a big bunch of
money to buy Chrlstmss presents.
Again when Corbett went against
Brltt the "sports" in the eaat thought It
would be a cinch for the Denver pugilist.
But Brltt he.d his own and stayed the 20
And "Corbett's" recent walloping by
Battling Nelson Is Just another of those
GOLD LEAF BOWLERS
The Gold Leaf team went down to de
feat Tueaday evening on the Portland
alleys, the Qambrinua teim defeating
them two gamea out or three. tne
first game waa won by- the former team
by 106 pins, but a change In the line-up
of the Qambrinua In the next two proved
to be a successful move, they winning
easily. . The highest Individual score
waa made by Fred Hoffmann, 243. Others
of not were Ball. 208 and E. Closset.
204. The high average waa made by
Vaa Horn. 10 2-3. The score by games
. . .148
Hoffmann . . . .
Grand total i
F. Closset . ...
Grand total 2,451
The next match game will be thla
evening between the All stars and the
Portland team. The latter team will o
handicapped 100 pins.
The Portland team will play tbe crack
Astoria team next Sunday afternoon on
the Portland alleys.
0. A. C. MEN WORKING
HARD FOR M. A. A. C.
(Bpeeisl Dispatch to Tbe Journal.)
Corvallls, Dec. II. The O. A. C. men
era at hard practice now for the Christ
mas game with Multnomah, and the
scrimmage work is In progress every
afternoon on O. A. C. field. The mem
bers of the Junior eleven take equal
Interest with the first team players,
and the squad Is all thst could be de
sired. Coach Bteckle Is perfecting the
offense with which he swept the Wash
ington eleven off Its feet snd rolled up
a score of 21 to 0 In the first half of
the game at Seattle October II. Tha
team la stronger now, and will be
stronger still on Christmas day, and
should be able to give the Multnomah
players a highly Interesting contest.
A feature which did not appear In the
game between O. A. C. and U. of O. will
be the playing of George Herbert Rqpt
at halfback. He Is the third best 16
yard sprinter in the college, and his
weight hovers around the 100 notch.
He Is equally effective at plunging or
end running, and Is sccounted by those
who know him to be ss good a man as
Is playing on college teams In the north
(Jos null Bpeeisl sen lea.)
Boston. Dec. 11. At the meeting of
the National Cycling association yester
day, the eight riders thst refused to
finish the six day race were placed under
suspension and fined.
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TO CAPTAIN OREGON
Aggressive Quarterback Will
Lead the "Lemon Yel
low" Next Season.
(Journal Special Barrier i
1'nlverslty of Oregon, Eugene, Deo. IB.
- Ky a. unanimous vote ot tha football
men of thla year's team Jack Latourette,
for two years quarterback on the 'var
II y. was elected to eaptaln the team
next year. The choice of Latourette
satisfies everybody who haa been fol
lowing the team for the paat few years
aa hla qualities as a leader are beyond
Manager Oraham called the meeting
of Hie men In the gymnasium thla af
ternoon at 4 o'clock. Nineteen men were
present who were entlUed to a vota
Only two names wer placed In nomina
tion Beth Kerron. fullback, and Jack
Latourette. In tha choice of the two
men there waa little save popularity
to throw the acale In favor of either
man, as they are both recognised as the
two bast players thaMiave ever stepped
on i..ncald field. Latourette won by
one vote. Kerron'a supporters Imme
diately made the election unanimous
and led the cheering for the new captain
who thanked the men for the honor with
a few worda.
Latourette Is a very popular man at
the university and la a member of the
sophomore class, registering from Ore
gon City. He Is a good student. This Is
his third year at the university and
his second ss quarterback on the 'var
slty team. Hla first year saw him on
the squad as a sub-quarter. Latosrette
Is the youngest man on the team, being
18 years old. which makes the honor all
the more evident. He ia the lightest, aa
well as the youngest, hla weight being
138 pounds. He is a member of tha
Knppa Bigma fraternity and an active
member of one of the literary societies.
After the football meeting the bas
ketball men, who cannot stand the pres
sure that Is coming in from the outside
for a team, mot and organised by elect
ing John Penland manager and Qeorge
Hugg captain. While the team will not
be Under the organisation of the asso
ciated students, still it will represent
the university and will be composed of
the best material available. Games are
already assured with the Ashland Nor
mat school, Corvsllls O. A. C, Washing
ton Agricultural college and the Mon
mouth Normal. Manager Penland ex
pects to get his schedule In shspe at
once and hire a coach.
HUNT CLUB ISSUES
ITS NEW PROGRAM
President Downing and the new mas
ter of hounds, John Latin, have been
busy alnce the annual election, and as
a result of their labors the winter and
spring program has been Issued.
There will be three open paper chases
only, for which Mtsa Anne Shogren haa
presented a cup, to be given the rider
having the largest number or points in
the three chases a first to count five.
a second three and a third one point
The other events will be under tbe
control of the M. P. H. and will be ar
ranged so tbat any member will ba
able to ride In itlss
The first event srranged by tha new
board will be a closed paper chase, on
Saturday, December IT. The riders will
assemble at the entrance to City Park,
head of Waahlngton street, at 2:30 p. m.
sharp. This will be the flrat qourse
held on the west side, and a large turn
out of members Is expected.
The complete program la as follows:
December 17, closed paper chase.
January 2, open paper chaae. -
January 14, cross country ride. ; '
January 28, closed paper chaae.
February 11, close.! paper chase.
February 22, open paper chase.
March 11, cross country ride.
Msrch 25. closed paper chase.
April 8, open paper chaae.
April 22, cloeed paper chaga.
May (, cross country ride.
SpOrtlng Editor, The Journal, Port
land. Or. Will you please publiah the
names of the ten leading pitches In the
American and National league teams?
The official pitching averages have not
yet been published, but unofficial fig
ures are about correct. According to
these, and not counting those pitchers
who have pitched longer than ten
gamea. the leaders of the leagues are as
Wlltse, New York . .
MeOlnntty, N. Y.
Matthewson, N. Y. ..
Harper, Cincinnati .
Hrlgga. Chicago . . . .
Lundgren, Chicago .
Kllliam, Cincinnati .
Nichols, St. Louis..
Wicker. Chicago ...
Am erics n
Chesbro, N. Y
Tanneblll. Boston . .
Smith, Chicago ....
Bernhsrd, Chicago .
Griffith. New York .
Won. Lost P.C.
...11 2 .78
...31 11 .Til
...23 I .71
...It t .173
. ..If 10 .655
...17 8 .154
...14 8 ,3
...21 12 .838
...17 10 .180
Won. Lost P.C.
...40 11 .784
...I 4 ,l7
...20 11 .144
...18 f .140
...23 13 .63
. . .22 14 .121
...27 18 .328
...26 16 .608
...6 4 .600
1 Journal Speclsl service. )
New York, Dec. II. At the meeting
of the National league magnates held
here yeaterday the application of the
union leagues for a revision of drafting
regulations was approved, and a new
rule was adopted. It was also decided
to adhere to the old schedule of 114
gamea and a resolution waa adopted fa
voring post season series between the
champion teams of the two big leagues.
A committee consisting of Hanlon of
Brooklyn. Hart of Chicago and Flalsch
rnan of Cincinnati was appointed to re-
viss the playing rules. -
(Journal Special Servlca.)
Bait Lake, Utah, Dec II. "Patsy"
Marley, said to have been the cham
pion pugilist 41 years ago, walked 20
miles recently to shake the hand of
James J. Jeffries, the present champion,
who Is now In Salt Lake. The young
man gave him a cordial greeting. Mar
ley gained fame and fortune by bare
knuckle fights In England and the
United States under London prise ling
rules. He Is now nearly 74 years of
age. and' Is engaged In working a pros
pect In the hills near Salt Lake.
I Journal Special Berate.)
Tacoeaa. Wash., Dae. II. Kid Kraut
of, Seattle scored a clean knockout over
Eddie Clark of Noma before the Tacoma
Amateur Athletic club. Clark went
down and out In the second round.
TAKE UP HOCKEY
Close of Football Season Finds
the Light of Foot Seek
(Journal spa rial Berries.)
New York. Dec II. Now that the
football season Is over, college athletes
are turning their attention to other
aports. Of most Immediate Interest Is
hockey. The sport has grown In popu
larlty with great rapidity during the
paat few winters, and the play thla year
promises to excel In speed and clever
ness anything displayed by the col
legians In the past Tha candidates at
the various universities are already
practicing for the season, which opens In
this city Jsnuary 7. The squads, while
waiting' for the formation of Ice, have
been doing their training Indoors, and
to date have hardly passed the prelim
Preparations have been made, how
ever, to remove the scene of action to
the open air Juat aa soon as Jack Frost
sees fit to show hla hand. At Yale and
Harvard special rinks will be ready to
furnish the necessary practice aurface,
and with the flrat cold anap of any du
ration the skaters will begin the devel
opment of team play under competent
coachea. At Columbia the squad haa
the advantage of being able to practice
at the St. Nicholas rink, and this is ex
pected to be of much advantage to the
team when the annual struggle for the
Intercollegiate championship begins.
Two contests will probably be played
by the Yale team at New Haven before
the Christmas vacation, and the men
who show up best In these games will
be taken on the annual Chrlatmas trip
to Pittsburg. This will start after
Christmas, and, although arrangements
have not yet been definitely made, four
gamea will probably be played during
Princeton will have a strong team this
WHAT SEATTLE SAYS
ABOUT COMING GAME
Fourteen members of the Multnomah
Athletic club football team and Manager
Frank E. Watktns will arrive In Seattle
Saturday morning to do battle with tbe
rejuvenated team of the Seattle Ath
letic club at Recreation park next Sat
urday afternoon. The Multnomah men
will come with the expectation of win
ning the game by a couple of touch
downs, but there may be a surprise In
store for them before the referee's whis
tle blows tha end of the second half.
The Seattle team Is fast rounding Into
fchape. It will be a faster aggregation
next Saturday than in. any game this
year, and team work wtll be more highly
developed. Captain Van Hovenberg haa
at last secured fast, strong' men, and
as the condition of the men Improves
as they continue training, more attention
la given to getting the plays away faat
and developing the Interference.
Multnomah, has no snap to beat Se
attle next Saturday, and any man who
wants to bet that tha Portland club
writ run away from the locals Can get
his money covered. The youngsters
from the second 'varsity team snd the
High school give the required speed to
the team, while the old-timers like
Slgrlst. Van Hovenberg, Wells and
Turner give It steadiness. It ought to
be a good, game to watch, and If the
weather is fine a big crowd will be
out. Seattle Times.
Loyalty to the club In preference to
si" i ll obligations should be the motto
of the local footballlsts.
A little prsctlce now and then I
needed by Multnomah men.
Captain Dowllng has Issued a call for
every man on the squad to report for
practice this evening.
Orleve or Rlntoul at center. Ross and
Seeley guards. Stow and Oault tackles,
snd Jordan and Dowllng ends, make a
splendid line. And there you are.
A story haa leaked out at Yale about
the generosity of Tom Shevlln. the star
football player. Shevlln'a father keeps
him well supplied with this world's
goods, and Thomas. It Is said, haa
more than he knows what to do with.
Yet he la democratic In his ways, snd
numbers all kinds of students among
hla friends. Not long ago a student
In straightened circumstances who Is
working his way through Yale found
sn envelope containing a 3100 bill In his
room, with the simple statement: "This
Is for you. Good luck." No name was
signed to the note, but it waa soon
whispered that Shevlln, who had
taken a fancy to the studious one, hsd
befriended him. 8hevlln will not talk
about the matter, but his friends say
"It Is Just like him."
They are still dickering at Harvard
over the question of a head football
coach for next year. The talk of en
gaging Bill Reld at a $5,000 salary has
prompted a Crimson comment that pro
fessional coaches are not needed at
Cambridge. Yet Freddy Colson. who
coached the Harvard crews, ..received
"expenses," while Chesbro and Keeler,
professional ball players, openly coach
ed the 'varsity nine last spring. If
Reld Is not Induced to come back to
Harvard aa coach, why not turn over
the whole business to Captain Hurley,
who has been re-elected, contrsry to
custom? Hurley can play football, and
surely knows as much about the game
aa some of the Individuals who made a
meaa of things this year.
ALL BALL AT O A. C.
Iftpeelal filspatrh to The Journal. )
Corvsllls, Dec. 11. Because the Rose
burg opera house could not be secured
for the occasion, It wss necessary for
the O. A. C.-Roseburg High school
basket hsll gsme to be postponed lsst
week. The event, which wss to have
taken place last Saturday night, will
occur this coming Saturday evening.
The O. A. C. team goes to Cottage Qrove
Friday, where they play the Cottage
Grove High school Friday night, going
on to Roseburg Saurday. Unfortunately
In the last practice of the Corvallls girls'
team. Miss Edna Smith, one of the star
players, sprslned an ankle and will be
unable to go on the trip. Her place will
be filled by Miss Luella Van Clsve.
The Eenlths defeated the Company F
team In the Indoor baaeball game at
the armory Isat evening. The victors
scored eight runs In the fourth Inning,
which proved too much of a lead for
their opponents. Score;
Company F 0 0 2 3 2 1 3 0 12
Zeniths 41280032 20
Batteries F; McAtse. Glldner and
Butler. Zeniths: Parker' and Henderson.
THIS CONTEST WILL
BE TERRIFIC ONE
Britt and Nelson Will Furnish a
Mill of the Whirlwind
BOTH ARE MASTERS
OF RING TACTICS
Another Match of Importance
Will Be McCoy-Sullivan
Battling Nelson and this, by the way
ia the real name of the fierce fighting
Dane will either be lightweight cham
pion five days from now or hs will have
suffered his first defeat In the ring.
It's anybody's guess aa to which It will
be. In James Edward Biitt be will
meet the tougheat proposition In his
career, while it may be aald alao that
Brltt, when he faces this young Berser
ker, will have his hands full to over
flowing. Expert opinion In the east Is
divided ss to the outcome of the battle.
but there is no diversity of opinion over
the proposition that the fight will be a
hummer from start to finish, snd It Is
no sure thing which of the youngsters
will hold the championship when it is
Both men are training hard, and while
tt would have been better for Nelson If
more time had elapsed between his two
big fights, he apparently has not Buffered
much from his argument with Corbett
The boy who wins the fight conclusively
will stand In the same relation to his
class as Jeffries does to his.
Second In Importance to the Brltt
Nelson match will be the 20-round bout
between Kid McCoy and Jack Sullivan
at Los Angeles, which will take place
later In the month. The Boston man
gained hla point In holding McCoy to
his verbal agreement after their last
meeting. In which the Hoosler gained
a questionable decision. McCoy, front
reports, Is In first-class condition, and
has added several new tricks to his al
ready extensive repertoire. Whether
they will prevail against the onslaughts
of the husky Bostonlan ta a question.
In their last meeting Sullivan claimed
that ha should have been given at least
a draw, and that the weight scheme was
against his chances of winning. Pre
sumably this matter will be adjusted
to his satisfaction when they meet, and
the bout should be a good exposition of
the value of science aa compared with
A SPECIAL HANDICAP
(Journal Special Seralee.)
San Francisco, Dec. II. Bombardier
won the 11.000 mile and 70 yards han
dicap yesterday at Oakland In a cloae
finish from Military Man. Winners:
One mile, selling: Lady Kent won;
Five and one half furlongs, selling
Ara won: time, i:iw.
Seven furlongs, selling Dr. Sherman
won; time. 1:2m.
One mile and 70 yards, $1,000 added
Bombardier won, Military Man second,
Leila third; time. 1 47 v
Futurity course, selling Belle Reed
won; time, 1:13.
One mile and one sixteenth, selling
Red -Cross Nurse won; time, 1.51S4.
At Ascot Park.
I .oa Angeles, Dec. II. Dug Martin at
10O tu 1 came within a half length of
capturing the seven furlong event yes
terday at Ascot. Winners:
Six furlongsWlnnlfreda won; time,
Five snd one half furlongs El Otros
won; time, 1:0H.
Beven furlongs, selling The Major
won; time, 1
One mile and one sixteenth, selling
Chub won; time. 1:48.
Beven furlongs, selling Phyx won;
time, 1 29'
Blauson course, selling Interlude
won; lime. 1:11.
At Maw Orleans
New Orleans, Dec. 13. Winners:
Five furlongs Totnsss won; time.
One mile and one quarter Aladdin
won; time, 1:17 1-1.
Five furlongs Oo To Win won; time,
One mile Autnllght won; time,
l:4t 2-1. 1
One mile Lady Charlotte won; time.
VANCOUVER SPORTS TO
HOLD BOXING BEE
(special Dtapatrh to Tha Journal.)
Vancouver, B. C, Dec. 15. Arrange
menta have been completed for an ama
teur boxing tournament to be pulled off
In this city on the 'bight of December
22. The affair will be pulled off under
the management of the Vancouver Ath
letic club and a strong card has been
arranged. One of the features will be
a bout between "Kid" Scaler of Spokane,
Wash., and Alex MeKensle of this city.
The boys will travel six rounds, snd ss
both have been training faithfully, a
good fight Is expected.
As a wind up to the affslr. Perry
Queennn of Seattle and Professor Horn-
iuckl of Vancouver w'll mix matters
for fix rounds. Although the limit Is a
short one, both men are out to win and
a knockout Is looked for Inside of the
six rounds. Both men are strong fa
vorites among the sporting fraternity
and betting upon the result nss become
brisk since the men signed ths" articles.
rom MAJumre doos.
(Journal Bpeeisl Service.)
La Grande. Or.. Dec. 18. W. N. Nlck
erbrocker of Island City, which Is two
miles from here, was today plared under
3200 bonds to appear before the circuit
court for having marked a number of
dogs In that- vicinity, some of them
valuable hunting dogs bolonglng to resi
dents of Island City.
PERSIAN NERVE ESSENCE
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atari anoaea atpppes pernunantly. 11.00 per
M 8 Doles (narantea to ears or refusd
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SEND BEST ELEVEN?
Opinion Among Club Men Is
That Strongest Men
The Multnomsh football team . will
leave here tomorrow night for Seattle,
where a match will be played with the
st rutin Seattle Athletic club on Saturday
afternoon. There haa bean considerable
worrying among the men who decide the
fatea of players and games, as to who
shall compose the local team on the trip.
Of course the necessity of leaving sev
eral of the stars at home has caused
such a flurry that the odds on the re
sult have changed In Seattle's favor, and
consequently Injured Multnomah's
chances of winning. Why all this talk
was started regarding tha personnel of
the eleven la a matter for the subjunc
tive mood and conjectural tense. Every
body knows, or should know, that tha
young men who give up their evenings
for practices and considerable of their
time for football, are doing their best
for the club, and when It comes ta the
selection of a team to take a trip, the
rholce of Manager Watklna and Cap
tain Dowllng should stand without the
crltlclam of those who "toll not, neither
do they spin." and who wouldn't know
the difference between a hay wagon and
a football, were a diagram offered.
There la one thing certain about the
coming trip, and that Is Multnomah
should send her strongest tesm to the
sound A club eleven or a college team :
cannot hope to endure, when a certain
few are enjoying pink teaa, golf tete-a-
tetes and society politics, during the
hard games of the season, snd then ap-
pesr on the gridiron with flaming Jer
seys snd trumpets for high honors when
the holiday gamea are on. Captain
Dowllng has tried to correct these mat
ters, but it Is a difficult thing to adjust.
If a man's heart Is In football for ths
sake of football and the good of the
club, he will be ever ready to Jump In
and play a game whether there are 5.000
spectators present or a small crowd of
Now, the Seattle game has been ar
ranged and the members of Multnomah's
football team are duty bound to turn out
and send the best eleven possible to the
sound. It means much to Seattle to win
Saturday's game, snd the locsl men.
knowing this, should enter Into this
gsme with sll the spirit and power at
their disposal. Multnomah cannot win
with her second team or with more than
one eleventh of It, either. The local
clubmen must present a lighting eleven.
one that can stand the battering or those
husky men of the sound city, and one
that can take the ball and sweep through
Seattle for consistent gains. There
won't be much use In taking a nursery
aggregation along, so now Its up to
FIGHT CORBETT AGAIN
Phlladclphls. Dec. 18. Corbett and
Fltxsimmons may meet again In the
ring. Corbett is said to be anxious for
another crack at Fltx. and Fltx an
nounces that nothing would give him so
much pleasure, for he considers Corbett
easy, and ss Fits puts It, "It Is Just like
getting money in sn envelope."
It was in this city that Corbett and
Fits had their ran-ln that made them
anything but frdenda Since their mem
orable meeting III feeling haa existed
between them, and If they should meet
It will be for more than money; In fact.
Fits says he will fight Corbett for sweet
Some time ago Corbett'a brother gave
It out that Jim would like to meet Fltx
simmons sgaln In the ring before he
(Corbett) retired permanently.
If this Is a bluff on Corbett'a part
Fltx wants to call It. and If Corbett la In
earnest he ran be accommodated. Leon
Friedman, Fltx's theatrical manager. Is
acting for him In trying to srranga for
a meeting between the men In this city
today a week. Fit will ba here then,
and he Is very anxious to have a quiet
little talk with Jim for the pgrpose.
Fits says he will fight In private or In
public snd let a worthy charity take tha
receipts. He will meat Corbett at any
place and almoat any time.
Tha Pacific Coast league magnates
convene at San Francisco In their an
nual Bleating tonight The following!
neiegaiea will tte in a tend a nee. rtSSI
dent Eugene F. Seat. Secretary Jgsgag
& Going Co.
T11RI AJTS ZBVZaTO
H. Anderson, Henry Harris and Theo.
Goodman, San Franclesco; J. CaL Swing
and Peter Lehman. Oakland; James Ag
new and Russell Hall. Seattle; Walter H.
McCreedle. W. W. McCreedte and B. C
Ely. Portland; Dave W. Evans and Mlka
A. Fisher, Tacoma, and James F. Morley,
The pennant for the season of 1804
will be formally awarded to Tacoma.
The Seattle Post-Intelllgencer aaya)
that Van Buren Is likely to be seen In a
Seattle form next season. They have
another think coming, for Van has closed
With McCreedle and will be found doing
stunts In center Held here in Portland,
next season. -
"Danny" 8hay haa asked for his re
lease from the St. Louis Cardinals. Ha
fears consumption, which carried off hla
sister, and wants to play In California:
Hans .Wagner Is mentioned aa a possi
bility for first base for Pittsburg for
next year. "Kitty" Bransfleld fell oft?
badly In batting last season and Is dis
satisfied. The scarcity of good catchers Is shown
In ths fact that McQuIre, Farrell snd
Sugden, all over 40 yeara of age, have
made good with some of tha fastest
teams of a fsst league.
"Mike" . Lynch Is the only Pittsburg
player signed for next season, and he ta
a holdover. "Barney" Dreyfus wanta
the Privates to dy a. little thinking be
fore they state their terma for 1(08.
"Jack" Doyle, tha old Cleveland
catcher and first baseman. Is to try a
new tack by going bark to catching.
"Jim" McOulre may retire, and Doyla
Is after Clark Griffith to give him a
chsnce behind the bat.
"Fred" Clarke has declined offers to
cosch both Princeton and Yale's ball
teams. The leader of the Pirates says
ha will devote all his time to winning
the pennant for Pittsburg next season.
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