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Everything W m eaines ior
the big auto rmc mwi at u
grounds track May 7. The satea
will be open at noon and the first
gun for the opening; event is set
for 3 o'crocic.
Tt rcs start with a parade
in VJb late model cars will be
TW la will tw
followed by a mile against time
for all cats. This1 wlir b6 for -po
sition in the TariOns erenis, an
1-Koine Classed 'this year- ac
cording to the tfpeed" made In- the
mile. ; n
ffh mile wilf -M followed, by
the motorcycle race In which nine
of the northwest's best riders will
....uinbts . Thi&M meii are Paur
fcemaley. Mutt! Kelly, Cod Evans,
hale Smith; &ed Danlberg. Holt
VfV Freeman VanderhoBt. --..'-
fThe motorcycle speea speemi
tacular stunt ever ' tried on the
Oregon state faflrytbunda w)in
Oakley G. Kelley in a
400 horsepower DeHaTiiand will.
rate tne rasiesi uiouorKjKio uu
th fastest car. Kelley. la one of
...ina' fAmmnit n vlalnra h av-
t Aiuri it o . -
Uinv pained international fame
(when he made the transcontinen
tal flight from sunrise to'( sunset.
His machine Is the fastest' on the
U Tacific coast.
Kelley s motorcycle opponent
will be Ray Tauscher on a speci
ally factory built Harlay-Davidson.
Efforts are being made to have
Gus Duray on . hand to pilot the
big Stutz special for -the auto end
of this triangular race, This Stutz
i3 the same car driven by Karl
Cooper when be made his records
at Taconia and elsewhere.
Ten mile events for class A and
AB cars will precede tne big sweep
lta1ies event which is free-for-I
all. This is the big money event
I nf thn rtav and is for 25 - milen.
f .j names of all drivers and their
f Jfls will be published tomorrow.
CHARLOTTE, N. C Tall per
tons with poise and balance make
I he best dancers, in the opinion
:r instructors here. They declare
iliat "anybody can foxtrot, but it
takes a good dancer to waltz."
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Window Display and
. TIGERS tfANT HIM:
Heckmann. hard hitting outeiaer of the , Hoiise of David baseball
team which will show its wares against the Salem Senators this
afternoon at 5:15 o'clock at Oxford Park. Heckmann hit .386 last
season. The Detroit team in the American league wantx him to report.
but he stays with' his whiskers and
FOR RAGE MEET
Officials of the Northwestern
Auto Racing association report
that the fairgrounds track will be
in best possible .shape by May 7.
Promoters of the races to be held
that day had pledged special work
on the track and Inspection shows
thaf. this is being carried out.
The rain has packed the track
until it, is level as possible. The
track- has been lightly harrowed
and In the next two days it will
be leveled and rolled. Should
Saturday be clear the track will
With this start on tne track,
rfuhny weather need not be feared
as a sprinkler service sufficient to
take care of this condition is as
Headquarters of the racing as
sociation are at the Terminal
hotel. Inquiries and mail reser
vations received there indicate a
record crowd for this fast event.
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the House of Cfevid team.
The advance ticket sale is being
handled by Smith cigar store.
SALE FiriH $50tf
&acfeaj Slan BeUcWed .Responsible
for Vontlls f Drinking
O. A.-Snelbfunk -was. fined $500
in justice" (Soiirt-yet6rday morn
ing for r the 'said Of intoxicating
liquor.- The'evideniie against Spel
brurik was a-gallon jug of black
berry wine of his own make which
he attempted to"' sell to an officer
Spelbrunk was' given the heavy
fine instead of a jail sentence be
cause of his age. He is 65.
County officials believ,e Spel
brunk is one of the men who has
been furnishing liquor to Salem
high school students who have
motored out to Macleay, to make
Taft New Keith & Watson
sawmill will be ready to run dur
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Coast Lieaue Standings
W I Pet
Oakland ........ 21
Sacramento " ID
San Francisco ... 19
Mission ......... 18
Portland .... 17
.Los Angeles 15
Hollywood ... 12
pS 'ANGELES, ilay 4. (AP)
Portland" made it two straight
over Hollywood here today by
pounding four Star hur'lers for 15
hits to score a 10' to 6 victory.
Three home runs were cracked
out by the two teams, two of them,
each with, a man on, being cred
ited by Hollywood batsmen, Les
Sheehan and Denny Murphy while
Ed Tomlin, who pitched the eu
tire route for the Beavers, poled
R. H. E.
10 15 2
6 9 1
Tomlin and Yelle
Jacobs, McCabe and
OAKLAND, May 4. (AP)
A muffed fly by Weiss off Valla's
bat, with two outs in the ninth
inning and the bases full allowed
Buzz Arlett to walk over the plate
and the Oaks scored a 1 to 0 vic
tory over the Angels here this
, George Boehler pitched a three
bit game for the Oaks, all three
being credited to Staley. Piercy
alao pitched a good game for the
Angels but three walk? which he
issued in the ninth inning put Ar
lett in position to score the win
. Score R. IT. E.
Lqs Anxfles 0 V, 2
Oakland 17 1
Pierty and Hannah , Boehler
SACRAMENTO, May 4. (AP)
Home runs by O'Doul, Vargas and
McGee featured the game today
between the San Francisco Seals
and the Sacramento Senators, in
which the visitors chalked up a
6 to 2 win to even the series. The
veteran Bob Geary was in fine
shape and held the locals helpless
Score It. HV tl.
San Francisco -.f 6 10 1
Sacramento 2 7 0
Geary and Vargas; Singleton
f f ' iff
; SAN FRANCISCO. May 4'.
(AP) In a spectacular finish, the
San Francisco Missions came from
behind today to nose out Seattle,
fto 7, with Ed Rose, center field
er, hero of the day, with none out
in the ninth and four tallies be
hind, he smacked a homer over
the right field fence to score two
Score R. H. E.
Seattle 7 13 0
Missions ( 8 16 1
, Brandt, Graham and Jenkins;
Barfoot, Dumovich and Walters,
TO BE SELECTED
Selection of two teams which
will represent the Illihee Country
club in match tournaments this
season, will be made in a special
tournament planned for next Sun
day, May 8. offieals of the club
This qualifying tourney is open
to all members and' all are urged
to participate so that the teams
chosen will be the, best available.
The plan is a little different
from that of last year. The high
est 20 scorers will qualify for the
first team, and the next 15 for the
Valley Motor company and the
K. of C. teams Crossed bats for
two innings in a city league game
last night but were forced to call
the game on account of rain. The
score at the end of play was 4-4.
Next Friday. Bishop's and Gotto
will play at 6 o'clock.
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PORTLAND. May 4. (AP.)
Jack Ganson, San Francisco, won
from Bob Kruseof Portland, two
out of three falls in the main
event of a wrestling match herd
tonight. Kruse jgjn the first fall
lit 26 minutes, 30 seconds, and
Ganson took the second in 11 min
utes, 29 seconds with a headlock,
and the third in 8 minutes with
a crotch hold. They are heavy
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National League Standings
W L Pet.
St. Louis 11 6 .647
New York.... 12 7 .632
Pittsburgh ........ 10 7 .588
Philadelphia 8 7 .533
Chicago ? 'S .529
Boston 9 9 .500
Brooklyn ..... 7 13 .350
Cincinnati . 5 14 .263
CHICAGO, May 4. (AP)
Chicago blasted Pete Donahue and
Jackie May off the hill in the
third inning today, scoring 8 runs
and easily defeating Cincinnati in
a slugging match. 13 to 9. In
the third inning, Webb started a
rally with a double on Donahue
and finished with a home run at
the expense of Jackie May with
two men scoring in front of him.
Score- R. H. E.
Cincinnati 9 16 4
Chicago- 13 15 3
Donohue, J. May, Lucas and
Hargrave; Kaufmann, Root and
NEW YORK. May 4. (AP)
Brooklyn's winning streak ended
today when tire Giants poked
through to a 4 to 3 victory in the
tenth inning. . Bentley drove Lind
strom home from second with the
deciding run with a single to cen
Score R. H, E.
Brooklyn 3 8 0
New York 4 10 0
Elliott, Ehrhardt. arid De Berry;
Henry, Greenfield, Holland and
PITTSBURGH, May 4. (AP)
St. Louis avenged yesterday's de
feat at the hands of Pittsburgh by
hammering two Pirate hurlers to
day for an 8 to 3 victory. The
win put the CaVdinals at the head
of the league.
Bunched hits, coupled with
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costly Pirate errors, made it easy
for St Louis. Haines chalked np
his fifth consecutive win- of the
season. . .
Score I R. IT. E;
St. Louis, . S 14 0
Pittsburgh 3 8 3
Haines:' and O'Farrellf " Cyeh
gross, Hill and Smith .
Philadelphia-Boston' game post
poned, cold and threatening
American League Standings
W. L. Pet.
New York ......v. .12 6 .66-
Philadelphia. 11 6 .64T
Chicago ... .12 8 .600
Detroit 8 8 .500
Washington . ; 9 9 .500
St. Louis 8 8 .500
Cleveland . 8 12 .400
Boston . 3 14 .176
WASHINGTON. May 4. (AP)
Coming to life after two
straight defeats, the Senators de
feated New York today, 7 to 4,
in the third game of the series.
With five regulars out of the
game on account of injuries and
sickness, Washington knocked
"Dutch" Reuther,.; a one time
Senator, out of the box in the
Scort; R. H. E.
New York 4 12 1
Washington 7 16' 2
Ruether, Sharkey, Thomas and
Grabowski; Thurston, Braxton and
ST. LOUIS, May, 4. The St.
Louis Browns knocked Levsen
and Shaute out of the box today
and won from the Cleveland In
dians, 13 to 3. The Browns gar
nered six of their runs in the sixth
inning on five hits. Sisler stole
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-Cleveland . . . T. 8 'rT
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Lessen; Shante;; Collar d and
Sewell; Gaston and Schang. .
DETROIT, May 4. A grouping
of hits by the Chicago White Sox,
with Gibson's jwildness 5 and : one
Detroit error resulted in the Tig;
era losing the third, game of 'the
series today 11 to' 5. " Today was . . .
the sixteenth successive game in '
which -Fothergill, the leading bat- '
ter of the American .league, haa .r
hit safely. McCurdy cracked out
a circuit clout for the visitors. -
Score R. H. E.
Chicago' j..--.,. .11 10 .;
Detroit . . . . ...... . . . , 513 1
T. Blankenship, Connally ianl i
McCnrdy;-Gibson and Shea.
Boston at . Philadelphia, post-
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