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THE OREGON STATESMAN, SALEM, OREGON
-WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 21. 1927
TBI G PRAGT CE
STARTED FDR CATS
Tackling practice was Introduc
ed Into the program i tor Bearcat
grid aspirant yesterday after
noon Clumsy and with poor
form, at first, the 42 players now
working put on the field gradual
ly swung Into the fundamentals of
taking its opponent off his feet.
Llife -scrimmages also were en
gaged In with the squad divided
into tour groups, one each under
!' Coach Keen e. and assistants Kas
j lterger. Sparks, and Denman.
One - play was Introduced and
' practiced during the afternoon.
I Practice on this same play will
; continue ::today, but another dif
ferent one will be commenced, -Al-
SO. t: 3 , - J
Ollre ,2eller, a halfback from
last year's squad. Is surprising ob
servers by hla ability this year. He
is fast, and has a bit more weight
than last season. If he keeps up
hit-form, he Is certain of a place
In the bsekfield.
- Reginald DePoe. the Chema
: wa" Indian find, continues to get
j off some good kicks. With DePoe
j and -Mumford both booting the
i ball' for greater distances than
last year, hope in this department
la not sb dtm.
Carole Cranor, one of Keene's
besfbits this year, either at end
or quarterback, arrived in Salem
Monday and has been at practices
that, day and yesterday. Russell
Sorenson, a four rear letterman
at end' from Aberdeen. South Da
kota. who. turned out Monday, is
a big addition to the squad..
"Red" Lang. Willamette's best
fallback of last year, is not up to
form so far this season, and Indi
cations are that he may be replac
ed by, either McKentte or some
likely new aspirant.
Coach Keene is having difficul
ty la .obtaining jobs for some of
the men on his squad. Many of
tbem will be unable to remain un
less some work opens up. Busin
ess men who hare work of any
kind to be done are asked to com
municate wi(h the coach at the
1 American League Standings f
W. L. Pet.
New York 104 43 .712
Philadelphia 86 58 .597
Washington ...... 76 56 .535
Detroit-.... 77 67 .535
Chicago-. .... 65 78 .455
Cleveland 62 80 .437
St. Louis.... 67 87 .396
Boston .. '. .. 47 .96 .329
Ff rat game:
R. H. E.
Detroit; 9 9 1
Boston ;L .v 5-9
Whitehflt and Bassler; Lund-
gren,-. Russell and Hofmann,
i F- ; R. H. E.
St. Louis r. ......... 1 8 0
Philadelphia :.. 4 7 1
Crowdert Johnson and O'Nell;
Grove and Cochrane.
- R H. E1.
St. Louis ............ 3 ilO 2
. . Philadelphia ...... 7 11 0
Gaston, Stewart and Schang,
Dixon; Ehmke and Cochrane, Per
kins. - '
III WOMEN'S MEET
ARDEN CITY, N Y., Sept.' 20.
CAP) Leading contenders for
the! 1937 women's golfing cham
pionship of the United States sail
ed la Stormy course today over the
rolling fairway of the' Cherry Val
! monr those whose title asntr-
pns met disaster in this open-
round of match play were
habered Mrs. Dorothy Campbell
rd. Philadelohia, winner of the
wn In 1909, 1910. and 1924.
1 Miss Eileen Pattison. chain-
Virs. Ilurd went down before
Is easier and safer to stop
that cough now with -
lAEFKR'R THROAT AN'bi
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Original Yellow Front
The Kid Brother
With a happy, confident smile
Garland Grange take up hi grid
duties at the University of Illi
nois, hopeful of proving as great
a football star aa his big brother,
Red Grange, who terrorised the
Big Ten in his tim.
Mrs. Henry Pressler of Los Ange
les. Cal.. by a margin of one up
in as hard a battle as she has
ever been called upon to fight.
Miss Pattison was beaten by 2
and l by Miss' Jane Brooks of Kn
glewood. N. J.
Two other ex-champions and
two other foreign invaders, how
ever, managed to win places
among the 16 survivors. These
four, all of whom are seen as pos
sible winners, were Miss Glenna
Collett of Providence. It. I., win
ner in. 1922 and 1925. Mrs. Alexa
Stirling Fraser, Ottawa. Canada
winner in 1916. 1919. and 1920;
Mile. Simone Thion de la Chaume,
champion of France and England,
and Miss Ada Mackenzie, cham
pion of Canada.
CUT TO THREE
National League Standings
Pittsburgh ....... 87 55 .613
New York 85 59 .590
Sf. Louis . . 85 59 .590
Chicago 82 63 .566
Cincinnati 6 8 72 .4 86
Brooklyn 61 82 .427
Boston 56 88 .389
Philadelphia 48 94 .338
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20. (AP)
-Bill Doak wielded the whitewash
brush to the leading Pirates today,
easing them down with only two
hits while Brooklyn won by 3 to 0.
It was the second successive shut
out the Corsairs suffered and re
duced their hold on first place to
three gamesas the Giants idled.
R. H. E.
Brooklyn 3 7 0
Pittsburgh 0 2 1
Doak and Henline; Meadows,
Dawson and Gooch.
R. H. E.
Philadelphia . . ". . 1 ?
St- Louis 6 i a
Ulrich and Wilson; Sherdel and
Boston . 5 9
Chicago 8 13 0
Morrison and Gibson; Welnert,
Jcnes and Hartnett.
Coast League Standings I
naVland . 112 71
San Francisco . .
Mission . 81 10 2
Los Angeles 74 108
XR. H. E.
Oakland 1 3 1
Seattle 12 1
Cooper and Read; Knight and
R. H. E.
Missions . . 2 3 0
Sacramento 0 1 4
Ludoipb and Whitney; Single
ton and! Koehler.
R. H. E.
Hollywood 1 10 2
San Frincisco 6 14 1
(12 ' nnings.)
McCs te and Murphy; Malls,
Turpin and Jolley.
CHICAGO. Sept. 20. (AP)
Stanislafcs Loayza, Chilean light
weight, was awarded the decision
on a foul tonight at the close of
the ninth round of a. ten round
match with Tod Morgan, of Seat
tle, Junior lightweight champion,
at the Coliseum. : Morgan's title
was not at stake, both being over
the 130 pound limit, !
THE IJAME aj GUARANTEES ITS PUanY
TEEY COilFIDEOT f
OF WINNING I KO
LAKE VILLA, 111., Sept. 20.
(AP). The self-earae strategy
that carried Gene Tunney. to the
heavyweight throne in the battle
of the Sesqui-Centennlal at Phila
delphia last fall will guide the big
marine in defense of his heavy
weight crown against the former
champion. JacK iempey, in Sol
dier's field Thursday nignt.
While around 150,000 specta
tors watch from the blackness of
the huge stadium at two gladia
tors battling for a purse of $1.
450.000. Tunney believes he will
stab Dempsey off balance contin
ually with a cutting left hand and
hammer out iust as decisive a vic
tory with solid right crosses as
he did in their first encounter a
Determined On K. O.
Analyring the situation calmly
at the close of five months of
training for the record-shattering
battle of the distant vistas. Tun
ney can see ahead only the oppor
tunity to complete the job left
unfinished in the driving rain at
Philadelphia. Although the chain
pion shies at predicting a knock
out victory, he believes that such
an ending alone can establish the
supremacy he feels over Demp
Tunney's best chance for a
knockout, he feels, probably will
be in one of the last three rounds,
from the eighth to the tenth.
oene will enter the ring
pledged to no definite style of
"My plan of battle depends en
tirely on what Dempsey does,
how he fights, and the opportuni
ties fate throws in my path," he
said. "I may nail h im with a
right smash to the chin in the
first seconds of fighting as I did
last September. If that happens
Dempsey cannot evade a knockout
May Wear Jfu-k Down
"Then again Jack may take
everything I have and keep his
feet. Ten rounds really is not
very long, you know. In that
event I probably shall fight him
as I did at Philadelphia: wearing
him down with a steady attack.
Certainly I shall not feel that I
have completed my job if Demp
sey is erect when the final gong
Into whatever style of milling
Tunney elects, however, there
probably will seep a bit of the
change that has crept, almost un
noticed, Into the titleholder's
bearing and ring work during the
past year. For Gene now Is the
champion a proud champion
supremely confident that he can
whip any man In the sport rules.
Never again, critics believe, could
Tunney reconcile himself solely to
a "hit and run" defense.
Close observers attribute this
attitude not only to confidence
that came with winning the title,
but to the growing popularity of
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CORVALLIS. Septi Iff. (AP
One hundred twenty, two Ore
gon Agricultural college fresh
man football aspirants draw suits
today, signed up tor the elimina
tion contest that will determine
positions on the team. The huge
turnout made the gridiron resem
ble a mob scene on a moving pic
Regular practice will start af
ter registrations close Friday.
.XV kL K I .
How tim i.ics! For the foot
ball player Christmas Is only three
busted ribs and a broken nose off.
There's' hardly a school in the
country that couldn t use a. couple
of dozen touchdowns right now.
Grid players quit wearing nose
guards when they found out they
were not protection, anyway, from
From now until the turkey suc
cumbs with a low cry into the
gravy, college stadiums all over
the country will present that great
drama: "When Cleat Meets
Slugging Is barred from foot
ball. Oh, well, stomping on the
opponent's ear is much more ef
Football is too one-sided. If a
fellow thinks it's time to make a
touchdown he finds. 11 others
have a different idea.
Hitting the line is all right as
long as the line doesn't hit back.
CLEVELAND, OHIO, Sept. 20.
(AP) Two young men shot
and killed Morris Kirts.49, tobac
co merchant, In his store today
and escaped with $20,000 which
he had brought from a bank to
cash checks for the employes of a
motor company nearby.
JACK FEELS SURE
HE'LL COME BACK
LINCOL J FIELDS. CRETE.
ILL., Sept. 20 (AP) lack
Dempsey curled up under the
blankets tonight for his sleep at
his wind-swept training camp con
fident that . when he meets Gene
Tunney in Soldier's field Thurs
day night he will win by a knock
out within seven rounds.
The former world's heavyweight
champion appeared to be .in won
derful shape today as he loafed
around camp, passing the time
with his father. Hiram Dempsey,
and other relatives who came on
from Salt Lake to see, as they ex
pressed It, "Jack win back the ti
Dad To See Fight
Dempsey's father brought with
him Jack's nephew, Lloyd Stan
ard. The elder Dempsey's broth
ers from West Virginia. Richard
and Lon Dempsey, Jack's cousin
Hiram Dempsey, and the mayor of
Salt Lake City, Clarence Nelsen,
also joined the group'. Mayor
Nelsen flew from Salt Lake in an
airplane to see the fight.
Hiram Dempsey. the Manassa
Mauler's father, is certain that his
famous son will conquer Tunney.
"I came all the way from Utah
to see Jack win back that cham
pionship," he said. "My boy, in
condition, fs the best fighter In
the world. I only needed one
peek at him today to know that
be is ready to fight this fight. He
looks great. I know he was la
bad shape last year when he
fought Tunney." ,
The Dempsey s will all have
ringside seats and already are
planning to Join in the big cele
bration late Thursday night in
honor of "the only heavyweight
Champion who ever came back."
The former titleholder did four
miles of road work this morning
with Joie Ray, the miler, and
Jerry the Greek as his compani
ons. Late In the afternoon Demp
sey sharpened up his punches on
both the light and heavy bags.
With Manager Leo .P. Flynn, in
Chicago to meet with officials of
the state athletic commission.
Quality put it there quality keeps
it there : '"'T:' '
Camel smokers are riot concerned
and need not be concerned with
anything but the pleasure of smoking.
Dempsey said he expected to break
camp Just before or after dinner
tomorrow evening. He will do
nothing but road work tomorrow,
and leaf alPday Thursday.
From all appearances at the
high school athletic field yester
day afternoon, the. 1927 Salem
high football team largely will be
built around one man. Captain
This fellow towers above all of
them, not only in size, but in abil
ity as well. He can kick; he can
pass; he can run with the ball,
and his performance is almost that
of a college player.
Temple kicks.: the ball high, giv
ing) the ends plenty of time to get
down under it, and his passes are
uncannily accurate. Coach Ander
son will probably play him at
Other backfield men on the
squad of 45 turning out yesterday
who showed up well are Backe.
fullback; Blako, halfback; Bob
Kelly, who-, warmed the bench
most of the' time last year on ac
count of an injury; and Nelson,
another last year's sub.
For the line. ' which is being
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stays. .. '
Coach Anderson spent most of
his tlifie with the backfield yes
terdayshowing the men how to
kick, pass, and catch the pigskin.
Following the practice. Dr. Wal
ter H. Brown, school; physician,
gave a short talk on proper food
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sleep-, and urged that the men ob
serve strict, training rules durt&g;
the season. N ,
. PORTLAND, Sept. 20. (AP).
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Gorge-Portland Air Races associa
tion, left tonight for Spokane to
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