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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST f. 1025
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All -Fighters Signing With
;vDem'ps'ey 'Before Wills'
I'T Match Are Banned '
NEW YORK, Aug: 4.- Th6 bars
rr ineiigioiuty, lowered against
-Jack Denmsev far hi allerprf dila
tory tactics In signing for a title
match with Harry wills, were re
'mrorced by an added harried to
ffay when the New York state ath
letic commission ruled It would
suspend 'any -boxer who -meets
Eempsey before ..the., champion
dsns articles of agreement and
hosts a suitable forfeit for a match
with Wills. i
Flaying Dempsey's letter wrlt
lag tactics as an Intentional eva
sion of the Wills Issue. Chairman
J'imeg Parley said the commission
would "wash Us hands" of the
'whole situation until such a time
P the champion or his legitimate
Manager binds a match with Wills
tfith a certified 'bond.
"We cannot suspend Dempsey,"
declared Chairman Farley,' "as he
feolds no license with this commis
sion." We cannot declare the title
.Tftcant because ; we .. haven't the
Tower, but he is already on the
ipejigible; list and will, remain so
UJitil he signs for the Wills match
,lf we could declare the title Va
cant we would. - .':lr:t '
1.1 "We received his letter by air
.. lane mail today but will Ignore
'li. .We will "answer neither his
ltter nor hf litest wire. We are
iot concerned with his personal
-X fairs, but he Agreed to ! fight
'SViUs,' and -until -he takes some
tjeps to bind this, match his status
"With us wilt remain 'the saroe--
r-aroely. Ineligible. i HflH jh
c "nowever. ,we have taken ' an
additional jttep" to bring Dempsey
fr terms, Anr boxer who fights
tlempsey before the champion def
initely binds himself to a match
With Wills, will he promptly: bus
trended ori declared ineligible by
this commission..'' ;s;v;v.;.;.i;..pj
.4 ""Thl$ ruling likely will be et-
. Active in states where a working
agreement exists; with this board
JJassachuHetts, Connecticut and
..Pennsylvania fill have a working
.agreement jith us."
, Mickey Walker, '.world's weRer
' -weight chanifpion.f whose (tactics
.in evading a match with Dave
Shade, p'aces f jlnim in a ; similar
trotegory with Dempsey, was not
'disciplined by the commission- to-
day, desfcite; advance reports to
the ontratr Walker's signed
,; agreement Uia( he will meet Shade
on orbeforei Augusts stilt pn
file with the commission, and the
board ruled' that It would tak nn
.Action' against, Walker until the
expiration-- of the time limit for
tthis mnch.:,-1 . . . r
..CHAMP: JbCKEY RESIGNS
"VA ;PARK ONETIME' LEAD
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ciNClNNATt Aug. .By '-M-oclatcd
.Press. ) Jockey Ivan
iParke, at one tlme leading Amen
' icarf'rjder of thoroughored racers,
lias rettred; It w,is learned here
late today, -when Parke announced
' he was returning to his home at
' JJeclo, Idaho,' -where he has ;purf
--chaaed a ranch." '''-.' V-1
"'. The ' little rider, ; who tor two
years ted all Jockeys In this coun
try' in the number of winner rid-
"Chosen for First Attempt to Fly
From U. S. to Hawaii Without Stop
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Bj Aftoriatd I'rs
Pacific' . '
Seattle 6; Oakland 5.
Salt Lake 6; Lo3, Angeles 1.
San Francisco 9; Sacramento 0.
Only three coast games played.
' American1 - - -' '
Philadelphia 9; Chicago 3.
Washington 5; Detroit 2,,-'
St. Louis 10;,, Boston 7. ! .
New York 4; Cleveland 11
"' ' National "
St. Louis 4i New' York 2. '
Philadelphia 8; : Pittsburgh 4. -Chicago
5; Rrooklyrt 2.- j
OOnly : turee .'National league
games. ' - .
den; came here6 today Crom -Sara
toga and announced tiVjw&s going
to forsake the saddle. Increasing
weight; was given as the reason for
this decision. Lw'ir: t . ,. ,,' . f
Parke, who Is- 19 years age.
la under contract to James Rowe
chief trainer for Harry Payne
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CHANNEL SWIM IS LOST
CIRL GIVES UP tVITHIX SHORT
DISTAXCK OP KIIOHU
DOVER, England, Aug. 4. (By
Associated Press. Mlle Sion.
the French girr swimmer, failed
tonight In her effort to swim the
English channel.-. Shewas within
mile and'al Quarteit of, Dovej
when she gave tip.
Mile. Sion' was overcome by the
low temperature of the water. :She
was taken aboard the eiicorting
tug; which turned about and start
ed back for France.
Although she failed in her ef
fort, Mile. Sion set a: record for
wtmen swimmers in the channel
as the nearest one of the several
members of her sex who have at
tempted the feat has come to the
English shore was five miles.
Weather and water' conditions
were favorable when Mile." Sion
took her plunge at Cape Gri3-Nez
at S: 10 o'clock this morningT ,
The sea, was unusually" calm.
By mid-afternoon she had reached
a point approximately' half way
across the waterway, and early in
the evening had thrashed her ay
to within a point, five miles from
the pier at Dover. The sea still
remained calm, but adverse 'tides
were holding back the swimmer.
The .final effort brought her to
within a mile and- a quarter of
Dover, but' the TBshinsr tide and
the coldness of the; water forced
her to give up... She was pulled
aboard- the y accompanying "tug
which did not com into the pier
here-, -but -put about, -and-r started
back for France.-; . .,' -i VV
I Mlleu Sionr left the water at
9i 0- ir."Tn."aTIng '"been '. swfm
mingfor 13 hours and 30 minutes
This , is a record : for submersion
by women. .
BODLOGNE. Aug. 4. (By As
iociated Press. )-r-Tho British Col
onel cieberg .'started from ,Capr
Oris Ner at 8:25. p.-m. to swin
the English channel. He will at
tempt to lower the record .of En
rique Tlrabocbl. who crossed thf
channel In "1923 "ln.16 hours ', 3
minutes. , ; , '
G-RER. WIVS" MATCH;
KANSAS CITY,; KANS.; Aug
4. -(By Associated ; Press.
Harry Greb, middleweight.' cham
p'ph of .the world, . knocked, out
Ed Smith of Neodesha, Kans., i
tne rourtn rouna or a scneauied
10-found bout here .tonight.
ra tiers are prejrarirj tcale tie Crst at-'
:1Z l;!rr:;a California ar.J Hawaii ia a rcn-
rt Ittn clc::n t Cr it: thrte nary j!;-.;s
At t:p: (L U r.) LtezU.
What Are McGratv's Thoughts
As He Reads About Rube's Work?
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V .JohnTHcGrajrls fighting wilbhisback to the wall to hold the
.National league championship that has been his for four years.
Lack of consistant pitching 'has hit his team hard. Meanwhile
Rube Walbcrg, cast off by the Giants as a lad with no future, is
unow one of Connie Mack's pitching "stars! : .
STRIBLING DEFEATS; LEE
OVT.IN ; SKt'ONl) i:ouni -
; SALT LAKE CITY,. Utah. Aug.
4.(By Associated PreBS.) Will
iam L. "Young" Stribling of At
lanta, Ca knocked out Johnny
Lee of Chicago, in , the second
i-ound ". of a schexluled 10 "round
i&at here tonight. Stribling weigh
ed -,1 7 V4,,AOd. Lee 1 9 S.lA ... . 4 k
Lee went down for the count of
nine in the firit round and a long
ooerful. right1 at , the beKmninz
it the second ended the affair. .
An. i thfi- senvl final windup
Frankie Buffington of Salt Lake,
won a decision over Babe Stribl-jng.-
young; Stribling's brother, in
six rounds. - The decision was unpopular:-
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GODFREY BEATS HERMAN
A' IX; I tO . HEAVYWKKaiX WIXS
TECHNICAL K O IX THIRD j
VERNON. Cal, Xug. 4. (By
Associated Press.). George. God
frey, ; negro heavyweight, won a
technical knockout over Tiny Her
man in the third round of a sched
uledjlO-round bout here tonight
t was Godfrey's fight all the .way,
Herman hitting - the canvas five
times before his seconds threw in
the towel. . . 1
BREMERTON IS FAVORED
REAR ADMIRAL DECLARES PO
SITION' KEY TO DEFENSE
; SEATTLE, Aug. .4 .-if By Asso
ciaWd Press.) Rw'al AdmirarLuf-
ther E. Gregory, chief of the bu
reau of yards and docks, declared
here today , that "the Bremerton
navy yard is the key position in
a scheme of national defeuae."'
Bremerton is, across Puget Sound
from Seattle. .. Admiral Gregory
has been making his annual tour
of . Inspection of the navy yards of
the1 country. He .announced that
he was going to Change his resi
dence from Washington, D. C, to
Seattle. - ' , .
August 8, the Lone Star Service Station No. 2,' located
at 2035 Fairgrounds road at the intersection of Capitol
street, will open for business, and on Saturday and
Sunday, August 8 and 9, by buying $1 worth or raore
you will receive a coupon good for 2 gallons of gas free,
and cn Sunday in addition to this each lady driver
purchasing $1 worth will receive a ' lb. box of choco
lates. Come early and avoid the rush. Station crens
REGULATION I S ASKED
IUXKKRS FAVOR DRAWING 11
' K laws for - control.' !
SEATTLE, Aug. 4. (Dy Asso-
elated Press). Rankers of eleven
Pacific coast and Rocky Mountain
states meeting here today In their
third regional trust company con-1
ference under the auspices of the
trust company division of - the
American .Bankers'. aasociaiion,
asked to be placed under state
regnlation. L. H. Rosebury, lce
i president of the Security Trust
Savings bank of Los Angeles, made
the proposal and it was welcomed
by 100 trust; officers C assembled
for the first of a two days': ses
sion. Rosejaury said: "Let us take
part in the framing and revision
of laws regulating ourselves. By
voluntarily placing ourselves un-
der wise public regulation we Willi
accomplish two purposes." ,
One ' would ..be Ho 'avoid future
ill conceived and unjust restric
tive laws," that might be placed
upon the statute " books, he said.
The . second would, be, to keep
"within bounds' an: organization
doing a trust business which
might be inclined to depart from
sate and conservative principles.
FLOOD DANGER GREATER
HE.WV I)OWMoriM MEXAO
IXG TEXAS TOWNS
EL PASO. Texas, Ang. 4. (By
AsHOclated Press.) Dispatches to
the EI Paso Times from Duran. N.
M., says that flood warnings to
farmers in lower; valleys of the
Pecos river and the Rio Grande!
are being sent out Jxscause of a
heavy downpour which fell over
central New Mexico' tonight-
Reports Indicate the storm at
tained cloudburst proportion from
the Sandiago on the north to the
Fria Cristobal and San Andrea
ranges on the south. '
ureeKs were turned into ram
paging rivers. Heavy rains on the
western slope of the . Chupadrea
Mesa and Oscura mountains and
unusual floods " coming down ths
sides of Sanies peak' presage an
other rise In the lower Rio Grande.
WILLS f .'EXT YEAH
Fitzsimmons Declares "He
Has Contract for Fight. ;
on July 4 Next
' LOS ANGELES, Aug., 4. By
Associated Press.) - Floyd Fiti
siminons. fight promoter who yes
terday failed to get Jack "Demp
fey'a signature to a bout with
tiarry ureo m September, an
nounced tonight ' after a confer
ence with the champion that as a
result of Dempsey's banishment
by the New York boxing commis
sion, the heavyweight champion
had agreed to fight Harry Wills
for him "somewhere near Chlca
go" next July 4. '
The match, of conrse. depends
"on Wills' willingness to meet the
champion at Fitzsimmons terms,
the latter explained, adding that
he had wired the negro's mana
ger. Paddy Mullins, and hoped to
hear from him tomorrow.
Pending conclusion of negotia
tions with Mullins, Fitzsimmons'
aecitnea to reveal the details of
i the offer accepted by Demnsev.
except to say the champion was
entirely satisfied with the finan
cial features of it. :
Fitzsimmons' announcement Ts
supported by a similar one from
Rob Roy Benton. Dempsey's presn
rgent. who added that his dis
tinguished client was "throneh
with the New York commission."
"Since the commission did not
even have the courtesy to reply to
uempsey'a telegram and letter."
he said, "the champion is through
trying to deal with it."
Denton stated that if for any
reason Wills refused to fight 'for
y itr.simmohs. Dempsey need not
find time hanging heavy on, his
hands, since he today had received
an offer of $7,500 a week for a
30-week appearance In vaudeville.
DARR0W REJECTS FEE
"XO MONEY TAKRX FOR PART
IS K VOLITION' TRIAL
NEW YORK. Aug. 4.-(By As
sociated Press). Clarence Dar-
I row, chief defense counsel in the
Scopes' trial at Dayton. Tenn. to-
I rta nntiflail t V a rivil I tk..ii..
union, which financed the trial.
I that he did not desire to be relm-
bursed for his expenses.
I "I .don't want you to think
about my expenses." he wrote. "I
could afford it and 'I never got
more for mv imnev." '
I , Mr. Da r row expressed his belief
that the trial was of rreat educa-
Heavy expenses In bringing wit
nesses to Dayton have made ne
cessary continuance of Its drive
for funds, the union announced.
As a result of requests f:"om
abroad and all sections of the
United States the high lights of
the trial will be published in book
form by the union under the snp
ot Arthur Garfield l!ayei,rat? ImPartIn to. his pupils! of
se counsel. iach know,ed hay been
To be tired is a blessing In din -
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A. tricky device . hangs itself,
sooner or later. .
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A I ALICE JOYCE
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f :0VJ QUIETED DQWiJ
Injunction Is Sought to Pre
sent Enforcement of Tenn
" " -1 essee Statute
CHATTANOOGA. Tenn.. Aug
4. (By Associated Tress). With
the fanfare of oratory now but a
peg in the Tennessee evolutionary
history, the battle against the
anti-evolution law dissolved ' here
today. Into a simple determination
of the constitutional questions In
volved... . ;
The . filing of a petition with
John T. Scopes as plaintiff with
the clerk' of the southern division
of the eastern district of Tennessee
federal court, seeking a temporary
order enjoining state authorities
from further enforcement of the
anti-evolution law marked the
first step. ' , ' - -
Even as this brief formality
gave .voice to a plea from the
youthful teacher "and all others
similarly situated., another bill
already had been drawn to give
vent to" a similar prayer for in-
j auction from Robert P. Wilson
and four other taxpayers of Rhea
county. Filing of the second was
delayed until after affidavits could
be received from the four addi
The bill filed by Dr. John R.
Neat, chief of defense counsel for
John Thomas Scopes, convicted at
Dayton several weeks ago for vio
lation of the teaching statute,
named as defendants Governor
Austen Peay, Attorney General
Frank Thompson and Solicitor
General A. T. Stewart of the Rhea
county circuit. j
. It detailed the expense and ef
forts gone to by the petitioner to
procure an education In which
scientific subjects predominated, i
Allegations of the petition con
tended that 'the theory of evolu
tion Is a central feature of science
as taught today throughout the
world. It Is a feature and an integral-part
of scientific instruc
tion in every echool, college and
university. . j
' It is an Inseparable feature of
the modern science oFiooMgy, bi
ology.' medicine, anatomy, embryo
ology, 'geology and chemistry.
Your "petitioner could hot honest
ly, conscientiously or efficiently
fulfill the duties to which he had
been appointed, to which he ha3
undertaken as an Instructor j of
science and ignore and fall to ex
pound the theory of evolution as
an integral factor and inseparable
feature of. all- modern science. ;
- "Your petitioner further alleges
that the theory .of evolution denies
and to in conflict with the etory
of divine creation of man as taught
in the Bible and your petitioner
further alleges that it Is not part
cf.hU duty aa instructor, in science
to concern himself with anything
except the conscientious and accu-
acnievea oy mankind In the var-
' ious fields covered by his duties
1 ... iMtmr mnA in
, nn1 thnrfa mrm oarnoallw hnf
I beriously received by respectable
land conscientious workers in the
field of science." i
The boo'.: sensation if the year, pro
duced .by the director-genius- who
inailt "Peter Pan." No need to aay
: SLATED BY SETJATE
i to Be Carried on by Pub-.
i ! lie Lands Bureau
i WASHINGTON, Aug. 4. (By
Associated Press.) The senate
public lands committee has decid
ed ,to enter upon a sweeping in
vestigation of all matters affecting
the administration . of .the public
lands Including oil.
Beginning at Suit .Lake City
August 26. the committee will
conduct. a ser.es of hearings in
practically every public land state
In ;the west. Its Itinerary" an
nounced today, calls for hearings
at Helena, Mont.. August 31; Mis
soula. Mont;. September 1;. Yaki
ma, Wash., September 2; Seattle,
September. 4 and 5; Portland.
Oie., September 7.. and Pendle
ton, Ore.. September 20; Baker.
Ore., September 11, and Boise,
Idabo. September 12' and 14. Its
program for holding hearings in
California. New Mexico, Colorado,
ana Wyoming is not to te an
nounced until after it reaches salt
' Starting on an Investigation of
(razing in the public domain, the
committee has decided that its au
thority to broad enough to include
all public lands and it will go
thoroughly into mining. Indian af
fairs, timber ' matters, proposed
legislation tor the disposition ol
public lands, forest retierves. rec
lamation projects, power slies and
the national parks,
j Committees from the American
wool growers and the national
livestock associations meeting in
Salt. Lake City. August 24. will ap
pear before the committee at the
opening hearing. ;
With the .public lands 'totaling
420.000,000 acres of which 97 per
rent are In 11 western states, most
of ! the committee expressed the
opinion today that congress should
regulate its administration by laws
ingtead of by rules made by the
More than one third of the area
of some of the western states con
sists of reserved public lands waich
will never come Into private own
ership. Since much of this is in
national parks, its management of
these .will be closely studied.
Plans for Inquiry Into oil ma's
ters were announced by Senator
Walsh of Montana shortly before
hla departure for Europe. The
committee he said, expects' to hold
meetings after his return from the
west to go Into the administration
of the Salt Creek oil fields near
Teapot Dome, with particular at
tention to the entry of the Mid
west Oil company into those fields.
BAR HEADS ELECTED
. SEATTLE, Aug. 4. J. A. Cole
man of Everett was. elected presi
dent and W. J. Millard of Olympia
secretary of the Washington state
l'rmi tlif Novrl
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bar association at the closing e--tlon
of Its. 37th annual contention
here today. Dix H. Rowland of
Tacoma, Arthur W. Davis of Spo
kane, and Millard were named
delegate to the American liar as
sociation convention. "
Marion County, Ovegoa
HEALTH AND PLEASURE
Open fader New Management
Hot mloeral water baths; hoi
mineral mud La I lit ami matnral
hot mineral vapor hatha,
Breitenbush Is famous for Its
hot arsenic spring and unusual
variation of other mineral con
tent. These waters are excep
tionally beneficial to rheuma
1 1 s m , neuritis, constipation,'
skin and blood diseases. -
Womlcrfal scenery; fine fish
ing; trail hiking ami mountain
Climbing; good arronunoua
tlong; excel lr at meals; reason
trarlioa, vUl set tata nun,
taka traia fraat KIU City.
' Tar rnrther ParUcalan, Writs
. M. 1. IIRCCKMAX
Dreitcnbuxh Hot Springs
I !- it, Oregon
is a wonder
ful help to
PORTi.Avn miFWivrt rn
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