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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 18, 1924)
, TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 1G, 1924
i HIGH" SCHOOL BASKETBALL SEASON ' OPENS . AGAINST 1 NEW
THE OREGON. STATESMAN. SALEM. OREGON
Several Veterans in Lineup;
. Schedule Calls for Total
of 19 Contests
Salem 'high school will open its
1924-25 basketball season on the
local I gymnasium floor tonight
when the red and black hoopsters
meet the fast Newberg high school
quintet. The game 'will start at
7:30 o'clock, with either "Pug"
Ross or Glen Gregg as referee.
' Several veterans are in the line
np for this season, and Coach
Huntington believes he will have
a team that will compare favor
ably with any high school aggre
gation in the slate.
An addition to the regular
schedule has been made by Man
ager Dennis Heenan, who recently
received a letter from, the Eureka.
Cal.. manager asking for a game
during the holidays, when the
northern 1 Californians are on a
tour of the state. The game has
been scheduled, for December 31.
Manager Heenan has lined up
I Willamette Valley
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19 games so far, seven of which
are slated for the home floor. An
effort will be made to arrange
five more games during the ath
letic conference in Corvallis Sat
urday, when all of the Willamette
valley basketball schedules will be
completed as weir as football
schedules for next Call.
The complete schedule, one of
the heaviest in recent years, aa
announced by Manager Heenan, is
as follows: 1
December 23 Alumni at Salem.
December 30 Chemawa here.
December 31 Eureka, Cal.,
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January 10 McMinnville here.
- January 14 At Silverton
January 16 Corvalils here.
January 21 Independence here.
January 22 At Dallas.
January 20 At Eugene.
February 2 At McMinnville.
February 6- At Newberg."
February 1- -Silverton here.
February li At West Linn.
February 24 At Independence.
February 27 At Corvallis.
March 6- At Eugene.
Kappa Gamma Rho and Sig
ma Tau Winners in Con
tests Last Night
The, Kappa Gamma Rho fra
ternity basketball team broke into
the win column for the first time
last night when it defeated the
Phi Kappa Pi quintet by a score
of 12 to 7. -Johnson's keen eye
was responsible for all of the
points garnered by the winning
In the preliminary game,! the
Sigmu Tau's won a fiercely con
tested tilt from the Epsilon Delta
Ma's by a count of 14 to 10.
Blatchford and. White were the
outstanding stars for the win
ners, while; Roundtree continued
his stellar 'work at forward for
the Epsilon Delta Mu's.
iThe teams lined up w follows:
Kappa Gamma Rho (12) Rus
sell and Johnson, forward; Balsi
gef, center; Frewing and Bateson,
guards. j ,
Phi Kappa Pi (7) Haines and
nenart. forward: Adams, center;
C.j Nunn and Sherwood, guards.
Sigma Tau (14) White ana
Mann, forward; Blatchford, cen
ter- Rndine and Rhodes, guards
Mudra, Launer. Carter, Jasper
and Ruskin Blatchford, subs.
Epsilon Delta Mu (10
Roundtree and Wilkinson, for
ward; Siike, center; Gile and Iliff
guard; LaViollette, sub. '
Seattle Automobile Thief
Arrested Here Wednesday
; T. Berryhill, of Seattle, was' ar
rested yesterday and is being held
for the larceny of an automobile.
The car was S stolen in Seattle.
Traffic Officer Wiles and Officer
Olson arrested the man after he
could not produce hie driver's li
cense. 1 !
The suspect told the officers
that the car belonged to his moth
er and that he was unable to find
her. However, after a grilling at
the police station the man con
fessed to the theft of the auto.
During the investigation it de
veloped that Berryhill has been
involved in IWW syndicalist acts
at Montesano,! Wash., during the
troubles there.; He has also "done
time" aV Aberdeen for one-half
year. ' -i . j i . , v -
The prisoner claimed to have an
accomplice, but the officers here
were unable to secure evidence in
volving another individual.; It Is
understood that the suspect will
be turned over to the department
of Justice at Portland. f
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BEARCATS TO FACE
Willamette Sdjuad Expected
to Meet Competition in
' Practice Game
Tonight at; 8 o'clock la the Wil
lamette gymnasium the Bearcat
basketball team will tangle with
Pacific college of Newberg, in an
other practice game. Little la
known of the strength' of the Pa
cific team this year, but) last sea
son they had a. formidable aggre
gation, and they are expected to
furnish the Willamette squad real
competition. j 5
This will be the last practice,
game on the home floor before
the holidays, and a few days af
ter Christmas Coach Rathbun will
take, his men for a barnstorming
tour in the vicinity of Portland,
Among tfce teams to be met on
this trip are Multnomah club. Cv
lumbia club, Astoria, the West
port Athletic club. Other contests
with town and club teams will
be arranged. j ''
- The primary motive of the trip
is to place the players! in first
class condition for the strenuous
program of i conference games
which will get under wajr early in
January. I . , '
Much satisfaction is expressed
with the way the Willamette play-
ers are showing up. and it is pre
dicted by those in a position to
know that the university will win
a majority of the conference tilts
this season. Coach Rat b bun will
center his attention on the com
bination of Hartley at center; Fas
nacht and Mast, forwards, and
Robertson and Erickson guards.
These men are playing well to
gether and; will probably make up
the quintet which meetH the strong
conference teams. Much is also
expected of Steincipher and Pol
ing, who have been playing good
ball. A number of other men will
be kept on the squad and given
a chance to show their meri some
time during the seasoni .
gion and Dank team are to play
first. Central F'harmacy vs. liauser
Brothers, and Anderson & Brown
vs. Union Oil company, next in
The I change is a last moment
one and dof-s not affect the stand
ing cf the It-ama. It was made to
allow the players, who are fin
ployed by the oil companies, to be
on hand. , .
Bearcat Frosh Quintet hi'
Plays Chemawa Tonight
The Willamette university fresh
man basketball players! open their
season tonight with a game against
the Chemawa Indian school at
Chemawa The Indians have a
strong aggregation and the Rooks
will be forced to their best to win.
;: LOSE POSITION
President of A m e r i c a n
League Threatened With
Deposition From Office
CHICAGO, Dec. 17. (By The
Associated Press.) Byron Ban
croft Johnson, founder and pres
ident of the American league srnce
its inception 23 years ago tonight
was. partly stripped of his power
in organized baseball and threat
ened with deposition. "
The club owners of the Amer
ican league, meeting in joint ses
sion with the eight club owners
of the National league pledged to
Kenesaw M. Landis, commissioner
of baseball at a salary of $50,000
a year, that Pesident Johnson
would be removed from office if
he d!d not immediately cease
what was termed , his "miscon
duct," meaning criticism of Lan
dis' t administration, s
The American leaguers remov
ed Johnson from membership on
the baseball advisory council and
guaranteed to Landis that legis
lation would be adopted to limit
Johnson's activities in the Inter
nal affairs of the league.
The American league club own
ers also pledged that they would
act On any measures which, Com
missioner Landis thought advis
able including the removal
Johnson, if necessary, j
Lack, of Funds Hamper
; Frosh Basketball Hopes
Lack of funds has 'given the
Freshman basketball plan3 a ser
ious; setback, .according to Lestle
Sparks, coach of the first year
players. The trip to Coos Bay and
other coast points has been def
initely dropped. However, a num
ber of games have been scheduled
with Portland high school teams
and others and a big season is
anticipated. ( ! ,
Washington high, Jefferson
high, and Lincoln high will ail ap
pear in games against the rooks
on the local floor, according to
present plans. In addition!, the
annual game with Salem high will
be played sometime in January,
and a trip will be made to play
Raymond high, of Raymond,
Wash., an annual opponent of the
first year Bearcats.
Those who will probably make
berths among the first:' string
players are: Litchfield, Van Nice,
Flegel Scott and others. Other
men are showing up well and a
strong team is expected.
First Methodist Church to
Hold Last Meeting Tonight
The main event at the regular
evening services at the - First
Methodist church tonight will be
the . stereopticon lecture by Mrs.
F. G. Franklin, illustrating
"Christmas in Pictures." The lec
ture will start at 8 o'clock and
will show scenes portraying the
life of the Madonna and Christ.
The program will begin with a
covered-dish . dinner, starting at
6:30 o'clock. The regular classes
will ' be held with Professor Rid
dle teaching, j His subject will be
"The New Testament." The meet
ing tonight will be the last of the
fall series, and will close with a
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Pendletori Stuffed Pillows ...$3.25
Pendleton Indian Robes $9 to $20
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Pillow Tops ....... $1.75 to $2.75