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THURSDAY fORNJKOSETEMBEft. i i 11927 ,
Coaati League Standings
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naklaad .J.. wi v97 ? 62 .610
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Francisco...... 8 5 73-.B38
orUattf.i,. . .... 78 7t 500
a era mentor i- ..v, . .79 a ..4 97
Iollywnxlt;-i.i...l74 86 .46J
'liraaYVViVj .',-'.. 78 88 .450
Qaa Angelei y -377
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f SANP FBANCISCO. AUG. 31.
f AP) Th cellar guarding Loa
ViiialSa " team - went- on another
-am page today and trounced the
;ala 8 to" . ' tt ' waa thV second
TTalght ? victory for the1 Angels.
I be winners turned ion Mitchell
nddenly In the eighth 4nning' and
eri 'theraHy- waJToveri r una
iad been chalked 'up; '
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Los Angeles T. XK 8 1 4 1
Francisco .... 0 19 " 0
Peters 'and ' Hannah; Mitchell
d McCrea. v "
SACflAMENTO,- AUG. 31.
(APJ--WfTbar Cooper held Sac
ramento 'to two scratch hits today
'and patched 'Oakland to k a' five' to
adthing lrtetoryeTenlng up the.
series: " Raehac" ' pitched a fair
simetifWa tftkea oui at the be
ginning' of thV eventh after three
jbltfl- netted "the Oaks a pair.
;Oakland0V;Vi....5 .8 0
Sacramento' ."...;'.. . 0 " 2 .X
VLQooperTand Bead; Vinci, Bacb-
ae and Koebler." ' l.
- L03 'ANGELES. AUG. V 31.
(P)IIorrywood made, it two
straight'oVer "the Saa . Francisco
lllssloha by winning today's game
i 5 j.to ; t.f Frank "Shellenback. the
(StaiV:sprt ball hurler, kept tne
Bella -seven bits scattered, the
only run off him resulting when
'Swarison'waa hit by a pitched ball
with ft-haVbasea.' fulL '
IScarev-:" . R H E
iOsalbna .-1 . V; . V.i . . . , . 1 ' , 1
Hollywood 5 .14 . 0.
, (Lndolph. Christian and i Bald-wln.'-ybltney;
Shellenback and tD.
Murphy;?--' " ' r, 4 v
; Portland- Seattle ' postponed.
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-"BR06KI4NI:, MASS.. Aug., 31.
XAP-rrThtf way was cleared, to
day! with "only mr upset fior a
program of f ast kvasxk.tr I inal mat
ches in the-46th annual national
doubles -. champlonihtp ? at the
LpgwoodChrtcket'club here to
morrfw.jVj;TJ ; 'V , t ::
f ddayaBecond round matches
savr America's 1927 rrbig-iour"
come' Ihfowgjj unacathed i. fight
ing trim for tomorrow.'
riTlia.flte.vIs.; cup team? from
France 'found things a bit rough
far two of Ita players, Jea Boro-tra.-and
Rene Lacoste. who had a
Kard tussle with the f Providence
nair. Arnold W. Jonea. former
y ale' tennis champion and William
V. 4ngraham; former leader of
Yale'W. tennia men, ' before 'they
Won ? at ' 6-0, 1-6, 6-1, , 8-6
iThe npset of the day . and the
firsfri-the tournament came late
nmos'Watson'M. ,Washburn ahd
Ssathanlel W. Niles, Yankee vet
e r .ins of. '.Bo'ston; eliminated , the
Et lgVura' sirfglea r cham'pIoQ." Vein
V'aaber,' who,, teamed with Frank
X7,---- Shielda. of '.New York. 19Z7
national junior Wngtel tttleholder.
Tha veteran Boston pair won 7-5,
r4 William T. Tllden XI and Fran
tWv-T-i Ranter, Davis cup team
meniiera walked away5 easily from
iv a V-dellotte and P. f O. Rocke-
faiinsrVboth or' New York and
won the vmatch, 6-2, ; 6-3, 6-1.
.;Titden.Apdl Hunter, will, meet
Washburn 1 asd NHea in 'quarter
f mals tomorrow; 'C r ' -
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: : Danbed vyith deri. " Grant
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l MONROVIA, CaL, Aug. 3J.-
i AJf Mrs. Alma Piatt. soon
after thd sun rose upon, her -..one
hundredth v, birthday annlveraarv
tfre today." dressed and walked
twlceiaround the-blocks about a
mile2 halt of it ip Jmi.
. i.In, ,be. pvenihgHends were to
come and. bear agaln the secret"
cf Ifvlnf to bel4 hundred, ? Mrs.
1 lald' wfibse memory tinkle
pleasant recollections of when ahe,
a .Lelle of Washington aoclety, Wd
seed, with President v Grant - and
3' as a f riend of Mra. Abraham Lin
r y.a, would, not taamg ner
too seriously, speak to them vfoa
cernlng itae.. virtud Of cold pre
t reakf ast baths and , abstinence
f: oz.' coffee, a , ." . .
- Mrs Piatt was born In Albany",
jr. Y. She has been married five
t :aes -first at thelage 0t"15 she
sM today. . Until two; years ago
i, for 94 years,' tad never talss-
tJearly.raorauss tet of char
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AURORA, AUG. 31. t&pedau
-Fastened within a large hop
sack securely tied by spectators,
and -enclosed within a powerful
wooden box. solid because of three
layers of one-inch borfrds, nails,
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Bcrews.- ana wire, ine
tightly, Kenneth H; Simmons,
swimming Instructor at Kiver
Bead Park. Aurora, will perform
an tanusual water escape trie a
jfrom-the depths of Pudding Riv
er next Sunday at 3 o'clock. This
is tObe the- feature event of a
water carnival on both Sunday
and -Labor day which is attracting
both fswimming " and Picnicking
For two weeks this box has
been on display at River - Bend
Park and in front of the Liberty
Theater at Oregon City where Sim
mons performs" his stunt Satur
day; night. September 3 to the baf
flement.-of -the spectators .- in tne
show, vlt .- i eon slderea,. . Decaus
of ' its complicated nature, one of
the jnost unusual feats of magic
art ever performed on the Pacif
ic coast. It is-an aquatic escape
designed especially by; Simmons
as an experieneea iiagemau as
well as a swimmer of note.
Other events of the water car:
nival on the afternoons - of this
Sunday and Monday include free
for-all swimming races of various
klttda and rr-a diving contest for
which prize ribbons will be award
ed vlt is-expected, that more
interest will be shown In these af
fairs han in any thing yet offered
since the picnic of deaf mutes from
Salem and Portland three Sundays
This will fittingly conclude the
resort season at River Bend Park.
Like, other parks in Marion coun
ty, t will be. ppen after this week
ehd but schopl and the approach
of cold autumn "weather makes
people reluctant to go picnicking.
Lee -I think it's going to rain.
V joe -I" hope not. I want to wat
er roygarden today. .J
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Chicago . . J
New. York . .
Boston 4 .... .
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31.-r-(AP)
Pittsburgh, gained a full
game on the Cubs today by defeat
ing the Phillies once, coming back
for he nightcap by 7 ?to 2 after
annexing ' the opener by 3 to 2' in
13 innings. The Chicago lead was
slashed to a single game. .
Score;. . ...
Aldridge, Cvengros and Gooch;
Ulrich and Wilson. ' ' '
Second game-- . . i
Philadelphia . . ....
. Mlljus, Cvengros( and
Scott and Jonnard.
-BROOKLYN. Aug. 31. (APT
The' - Cardinals '' maintained ' their
pace in. the - bewildering National
leagtre-pennant scramble by whip-:
ping the ' Robins today 3 to 1,
Flint Rhem holding Brooklyn to
St. Louis 3
Rhem and O'FarreU;
Clark and Henline.
10 - 0
BOSTON. Aug. 31. (AP)
Adolph Luque held the Braves to
six scattered hits and the Cincin
nati Reds took the last game they
will play here this season, by a
score of 1 to 0.
R. H. E.
Cincinnati 1 8 0
Boston ; 0 6 0
Luque and Hargraye; Robert
son i Morrison and Urban Gibson J
No other games scheduled in the
National league. .' '
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.3.? The brotherg wlll a-sia 'caEo
in th manner that their
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SPECULATOR, N.- Y. AUG; 31.
(AP) 'Winding up the prelim
inary session of training for his
firsts title defense Gene Tunney
today sped through the fastest
workout of his days in Specula
tor, i It : was the final of flcial ap
pearance of the heavyweight cham
appearance of -heavyweight cham
pion;; here before the match with
Jack Dempsey in, Chicago next
month. Tunney will leave for the
battle ground tomorrow to finish
. Critics at the camp who have
watched. Gene since his arrival
here several -weeks ago were cer
tain, the big marine has never ex
ceeded 'his showing today. After
three rounds of - war mup drill on
the? light punching bag, Tunney
worked three rounds with Chuck
Wiggins and two with Billy Vida
beck, v ; .,.....-; ... y
CHICAGO, AUG. 31. (AP)
After a two day .lay off in train
ing Jack Dempsey eased back in
to .harness' today to take his first
workout, of the 1 week at hU Lin
coin -fields' camp. . .
' To the amazement of 3500 spec
tators Dempsey. was out-scored by
Jack McCann in a bristling one
round session with the St. Paul
heavyweight. The- former cham-
pion -boxed.-four rounds, facing
four sparring-mates for a' round
each, but his round-with McCann
furnished the fireworks. Dempsey
evidently was practicing defense
against straight right hands to the
jaw, and McCann . had no trouble
in : connecting : squarely several
times. None' of them carried dy
namite, but McCann scored right
on,-the button , with them,: never
P - - -
Hew York canoe race rufes says
all "particrpkhts must s know - how
to swlm. Maybe they're . plan
niagj a rocking ; the boat event.
This new Italian boxer, Roberto
Robert!,' hasn't a" chance ? to be
come ; heavyweight champion.
There hasn't been a single suit
f lied' against .him. ' : - -
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The Pirates still think they'll
win the National League pennant.
But no one will give them a penny
for; their -thoughts.'
The plight of the farmer gets
worse and worse. - Now Pennsyl
vania pugilists are doing all-their
training In the country. - -
Though he cost the Chicago Na
tional; but 81.250, Whitey Bow
man, their new rookie, came high.
They found him in the Bine Ridge
mountains.1 rrr;r- T;"
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Jack Brltton. 41, is credited
with : fighting over- 300 s battles;
Judging by. nis age some of them
must have been In the Civil War.
s - . . : -
: Prohibition . is L, a success.
Schooner ' now -means - something
wltH which, we beat: Sir Thomas
An Ohio youth was given twen
ty-one lashes at the whipping post
forv 'chewing v? off ' hjs mother-fn
law's ear," The dispatches failed
to State whether or not the Judge
who gave the sentence was a 'mar
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Mysterious; Billy Smith.- y one
time ?, twelterweigai champion, jDf
the world, and one of the tougbest
fighters hafe ever donned a glove,
lies near I death on a white cot at
the' Qood Samaritan hospital here.
1 Long after- his fighting daya
were over Billy, whose real name
is Amos Smith.' wag absorbingly
interested' in 'fighting -and fight
ers, and until bis' recent Uness he
could usually be found around the
Portland "gymnasium, the old
Shamrock club or ; some other
training quarters, - watching the
boya work out, giving them bits
of advice and, remenlsclng of the
days that were.. "
Mysterious ' 'Billy won the
world's championship by defeat
ing Danny Needham in San Fran
ciscoj Dec. 14, 1892. Needham
was knocked, out in the. 14th
round. '- ?.
Smith eventually lost the title
to Rube Ferns who won on a foul
in the 21st round of a bout In But''
falo, n; y: ' '
Mysterious Billy has been
friend and counsellor of innumer
able -fighters--ftghters Just begin
ning and-' fighters, just ending,
fighters without, a nickle and
fighters without a hope
Now ; those he befriended are
waiting and hoping for-the news
to come that they are almost cer
tain, cannot come the. news that
Mysterious Billy Smith will re
cover. . , ..
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American League Standings I
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New. York , . 89
Detroit ..... . 68!
Cleveland - 55
SC Louis . 49
Boston - 1..39
ST LOUIS, Aug. 31
The St. Louis Browns ended their
losing , streak by taking both
games of a doublehaader from
the Detroit Tigers today, 3 to 1
and 4-to 3 Home runs bv Wil
liams in the first game and. Rice
in the second game accounted for
most of 'the Brown scoring.
4 Scores: R H E
Dietroit ; .. 1 8 1
Sjt. Louis .3 7 1
Stoner, Smith, Whitehall and
Woodall;. Jones and Schang.
Second game. . .. ?
Scores: . R ,H
Detroit . 3 3
St. Louis 4 11
Billings, Whithill and Bassler,
yoodall; Vangllder, Ballou and
Portland; xtial '3i(AP)
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VVe bought our supply befqre the recent raises in
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- During Hop picjeing time our store is now
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"Bibby Jones took Watts
Cunn and Gene Cook' along
vvith him to the amateur tour-'
ney at Minneapolis. All set
fot a carrnpingtrip.v '
'WASHINGTON, Aug. i 30.
AP)--After 12 consecutive de
feats that tumbled, them' from sec
ond to ofurth place, the Senators
broke, the jinx today, and won a
ball game. " Philadelphia was de
defeated, S to 3. - v-"'
Score: i R HE
Philadelphia 3 8 0
Washington r .. 5 10 2
Ehmke, Rommel. Johnson and
Cochrane; Hadley and Ruel.
NEW YORK. AS. 31. (AP)
Returning to the stadium after
a western Jaunt, the Yankees took
the Red Sox into camp today by
a 10 to 3 score, Lazzert featuring
with two homers and Ruth with
his 43rd circuit belt to make him
two qp on Gehrig. J j '
Score: , 1 R H E
Boston . U3 9 2
Ne wYork 10 13 1
Ruffing , and Hofmann, Moore;
Pipgras and Behgough.
No other games , scheduled in
the American league,.
ON 4L PROGRAM
TOLEDO. Ore., Aug. 31.
( Special. ) Twenty-two rounds of
fast fighting are promised for the
4L Labor , Day celebration to be
neia at, Monterey beach, near
Newport, next Monday. Harry
Hansen, Portland fight promoter,
has lined up Bill Ullngworth of
Tillamook; and. Young Peter Jack
son, Portland, for 10 rounds. Tiny
Hayes, Independence, and Jack
James of Des Moines are booked
for six rounds and George Curtis
of Portland and John LaMarr, Sil-
verton, six rounds.' The first four
fighters are . heavyweights; the
A tug-bf-war for a large cash
prize will be pulled . between Sil
ver Falls Timber company and Pa
cific . Spruce corporation teams.
Other tug-of-war teams are. invited
to join the tournament by the 4L
committee. ,-- 5 ,
lttc nd. 15 c
priced per yard
CHICAGOT --Officially . Jerry
Liividl4 ior VJerry the . Qreeafs
iated as Jack. Dempsey a trainer.
Unofficially Jerry has assumed
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a guaraiansnip over -ue wurm
most popular' fighter; . '
jerry ;area not for, official ti
tles or handles.-. He has accepted
personally the 'task of safeguard
ing Jack Dempsey. and that s that.
And incidentally Jerry nas naa
a career that stacks up as mighty
mteresims in useii.
Jerry joined the Dempsey" en
tourage, in. 192 z, alter tne uar
pentler fight. His first efforts
with Jack . were wasted, so to
speak. . The champ had a return
bout with Bill Brennan schedul
ed for Michigan .City and had got
ten 'well under Way in his train
ing before the fight fizzled. Jack
and Jerry worked . together long
enough, however, to become great
friends and Jerry has remained
with the Mauler ever since.'
His watchful care over Demp
sey is Illustrated by his dash into
the - Dempsey ; headquarters here
the other day. He had been help
ing iron out the. hundred and one
details of getting Jack's camp
set for the training" -, period.
The duties had taken him
away from Jack all day. He
rushed into headquarters all-out
of breath. aril
"Get me Jack In a hurry, he
-It was done. j
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'Jtrry grabbed the phone. .
"Hello. How's kid? All right?
That's good. Anybody " botherin
you? Family all right? These guys
with me kept me. numpin all ov
ersown all day. Everything's set
though at the camp. Don't wor-1 .-
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And having Checked up on Jack.
Jerry once more breathed freely.
Jerry started out to -precede
Jack as heavyweight champion. He
carries, a cauliflower ear in proof
of ,thaf.V- Then he tried wrestling.
Slnce: 1909. however, he has beea
following the career, of trainer
and second. ; ' , . ' ;V V
Among the well known battlers '
he has' handled are 'Jack Brit ton.
Irish, Patsy Cline,', Fnikle Calla
han, 'Soldier ; Bartfield, ' Charles
Kid Julian and Ted Lewja.
"There never was another fight
er as great as Dempsey,'. says
Jerry just to indicate his allegi
ance. "But Soldier, Bartfield nev
er got the credit that was due him
as a fighter, because of accidents
He .was the , greatest welter that;
ever lived anT he didn't stick to
the welter class, either, when he
fought. lie met Harry Greb, when
Harry weighed 164 . pounds and
Bartfield weighed, only 143. -
"The Soldier broke his leg in a
bout with.Soldler Kearna at Trin
ity Club In Brooklyn and later
broke his arnj in a' bout with Bry
an Downey in Ohio. He fought
Harry Greb several times. Lewis,
and Briton and Leonard, O'Dowd,
AI McCoy and other good boys. -
"He was the original back hand
puncher and a wonder at that."
Jerry is forty-two and still re
tains the. girlish figure of a hea
vyweight wrestler, including a
pair of hands that would hide tha
-.ordinary ham. '
xne last wora in styie.
51 14.7? '
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7 ;; TeL 1142.
Crery1 day aha haa taken
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