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WAY BETTER THAN LAST YEAR
SALEM, OREGON, SUNDAY. MORNING, JANUARY 22, 1928
PRICE FIVE CENTS
KEENE S MEN
CIS BUY RIGHTS
COLUMBIA i SCORELESS
0 ROCHESTER CLUB
Division of High Schools
Into Two Leagues Favored
NKW YORK. Jan. 21. AP)
Sale of the franchise and play
ers f the Rochester club of the
International league to the St.
Louis Cardinals announced today.
presages an end to the trouble
Vii-riirh whir h the club has
, W i - M Q -
passed in the last few years.
The price was $120,000. John
I.. Hicks, one of the. former own
The troubles of the club were
for the most part financial and
were characterized by attempts
of tbe several owners to put the
club on a paying basis.
Hicks and his assistant. Wil
liam Gilbert, consummated the
ioai wHh the Cardinals after
Walter Hagea failed in a six
weeks' attempt to. raL-,e $130,000
v rnmnleta his purchase of the
club. Hagen. who found his goll
strategy of little avail in pulling
a alrlr h11 Club "OUt of' th
rough" paid $20,000 for an op
tlon. He finally stepped out.
HE OBI FISUlI
By Victor O. Carlson ''
"If this group wants to do some-;
hing worth while, let it go on
record for a solution of the un
equality between large and small
high schools in athletics. Rome
was not built in a day and It takes
a long time to perfect a plan."
With these wordsSesyvtary Roy
Cannon, of the state' high cbool
athletic association. insoired a
scant material. Mathews build up
some great Willamette teams.
The Bearkittens, Lestle Sparks'
freshmen hoopsters. are going
good this season, and have a
stronger offensive than any rock
team since the year "Shadder"
Riedel centered for the outfit. Tbe
Portland schools are playing bet
tor hasketball than last year, and
RACE TO BE CLOSE
McGRAW TO BUILD NEW TEAM AROUND INFIELD
resolution at the recent conference! the champion of the Portland lea
The Pacific coast salmon are to
receive the attention of the Izaak
Walton League of America, pow
erful nation-wide sportsmen's as
sociation, it was learned here to
day through a letter to the Salem
Rod and Gun club from Fred H.
Doeliner. Chicago, general man
ager of the league.
Unregulated or poorly regulat
ed methods of taking the salmon
must inevitably result in loss of
inmmit from this source, and loss
of sport for anglers. Mr. Doeliner
"Let the present toll continue
unguided. and without measures
to maintain the supply this source
of tremendous Income will soon be
lost. No words are needed to ex
press the feelings of the sports
men on this subject. The hundreds
oT letters that have come to na
tional headquarters of the league
tell the story," he said.
The principal strength of the
league Is in the middle west and
oast according to .Mr. Doeliner,
but its activities are entirely na
t i f n n 1 and it strikes the need
where it is most evident.
"To league members, distance
p nbi'o mfans little as lonz as a
vitmtlnii cries for its help," iit
said, "and that Is why it ha:
thrown its whole strength recent
ly into a campaign, now well un
dcr way. to save the western duck
from wholesale death by alkal
poisoning, and that is why it now
in:enri tn interest itself in th
The league has state organize
tions in California, Washington.
Mid Oregon, and has considerable
strength iu all other western
of high school students in Eugene
advocating division of the state
into two leagues, one for small
and one for larger schools to de
cide the bafketball championship
of the state fairly.
This la but another round of the
agitation which has been preva
lent since the association was
formed. The small schools con
tend that they are discriminated
against by their larger brothers
and the big schools see in the
small school majority a danger to
Secretary Cannon has" not indi
cated any specific plan, but it has
been suggested that the high
schools be placed in two divisions.
One division would number those
schools which have en enrollment
of 100 or more boys and the other
an enrollment of less than 100
boys. The districts would remain
College of Idaho
gue may also be state champion.
Yet, the freshmen have held Wash
ington, Lincoln, Benson, and Grant
to low scores and divided games
with Dallas high school. None of
the men are outstanding stars, but
play well together. Since the var
sity will remain practically intact
next year. Coach Sparks plans to
nlv this combination together for
another season, after which he be-J
lieves the men will be varsity
Four more games are on the
schedule against Portland schools.
Commerce and Hill Military, next
Wednesday in Portland, and Lin
coln and Benson here Saturday.
The Lincoln game will be prelim
inary to the varsity-Linfield clash.
Sparks also has scheduled a game
with McMinnville February 21,
and with Woodburn, February 4,
Conference games this week:
Wilamette vs. Linfield at Salem,
Saturday, January 28.
If Willamette hoopsters fail to
as they are and two champions
. - J.i.. rv- drop Whitman and Puget Sound
veariv. one rer eacn ainsiuu. iuci -
logical result would be, in the
case of basketball, a two division
ournament. At present, there are
ibout 50 high schools which do
not maintain membership in the
association, but might bring new
life to their athletics if they could
compete on even terms with
schools of their own class.
Some such plan doubtless will
be considered at a future associa
tion meeting. In the meantime,
the state board of control might
well peruse the plans used in oth
. ST 1
er states, sucn as maiana, anu
propose one which will best fit the
needs in Oregon.
to win the conference title tms
year, they should do so next Bea
ton. None of Coach Keene's stare
will graduate. Cardinal, De Poe,
and Glass are freshmen; Ashby
and Minto are sophomores in the
law school; Hauk is a sophomore
in liberal arts; and Led better and
Litchfield are juniors in law.
Flesher is the only senior and he
has insufficient credit hours for
graduation. He will be eligible for
another season. Whitman loses
practically its entire team by grad
Willamette university joined
Whitman and Linfield at the top
of the northwest conference heap
by turning in a 34 to 24 victory J
over Pacific university Friday.
Whitman and Linfield gained
their n laces likewise at the ex
pense of the Badgers.
The only conference game
scheduled this week is at Salem
between Linfield and Willamette
on Saturday. The Wildcats have
won- five straight games and ap
pear to be more formidable than
in any previous year.
An interesting development of
the conference race will be forth
coming, February 1 and 2, when
the Puget Sound Loggers play the
Whitman Missionaries two games
on the Walla Walla floor. These
two strong teams appear to be
evenly matched. Puget Sound
holds a victory over University of
Washington. Whitman lost to the
Huskies by two points, and won
by one point from the University
Whether the Bearcats can riBel
to heights and defeat these two
teams is an interesting specula
tion. Observers point out that Wil
lamette developed slowly last year
and yet when Whitman came to
Salem with victories over leading
coast conference teams, the Bear
cats won the first game by a ten
point margin, and dropped the
second by a single point.
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37 T0 10 VICTORY
Five Bearcats clapped each4 y f
other on the back, went Into thi f
game agalrnst Columbia "unlver-".- v
sity last night with tea.m worki. ?
such as has not been evidenced In :
any previous game this season,
and swamped the CI iff dwellers,'
37 to io. ;' viVs
The Willamette men held Co- V.
luiubla scoreless in the second .
half, something quite unusual la
a major game. fc
Dennis Heenan. former Salf m v
high star, roamed the floor, nia
neuvoring for scoring position'.
I but passes from his team males .
went wild, and when he did grab x
the spheroid near the , goal, f '
Bearcat usually grabbed with him : ;
He tried several long ones in the
second frame but his aim was in
accurate. The team was tiullt ; - i
around this man. and when ha - -failed
the team failed. j , J
AH the Willamette men playeo . "
great basketball, but the perform- -ance
of Flesher and Hank way- ":
outstanding. Flesher. especially.
was In a basketball mood.. . He .. ..
covered the Columbia forwardp4.
completely, and five times broke-w' Y
through for goals. Cardinal had -
Since winning his last pennant
Mon he laid that year with three 3,.,,.t,
rf tint the iounda- 1 hard luck under the basket eon-.
f; f ,v 8 frtlng only e
Central Point high school, in
outhern Oregon, Is raising a
lowl because Medford high school
lecllnes to schedule basketball
Tames with that school. Central
Point has romped on all schools
)f its class to win by top-heavy
scores and now aspires to the dis
irict title, but the doughty Med-
ordites are apparently dis-inclin-jd
to risk their laurels. The state
oard of control may be asked to
:aVe a hand.
To stimulate interest in basket
ball among the smaller southern
Oregon high schools. Ashland
formal school is arranging to hold
i Division tr tournament in r?u-
EUGENE. Jan. 21. (AP) jwas in doubt throughout.
The University of Oregon opened! At half time the score was 1 1 to
CANT GET DIXON
FOR NEXT SCRAP
Georgie Dixon, the Portland
negro, is not available for a bout
here next week against Battling
Slim, Promoter Plant announced
vesterdav. The colored boy has
already been signed to appear on
a Portland card a week from Tues
day. He will be available two
weeks later and may be signed for
a bout here then.
Plant last nigh twired Willie
Gordon regarding terms for an ap
pearance here against Phil Bayes.
Wednesday, February 1. Bayes
stock was considerably boosted by
his victory over Hellnian, and a
big fight is in prospect wheat he
gets into the ring with Gordon.
Scores in Conference Games
Whitman 57 Pacific 2
Willamette 84 Pacific 24
Linfield 28 Pacific 21
its Pacific j coast conference bas-l
ketball season here tonight by de
feating the invading Idaho Van
jlals, 29 to 23, in a game which
was exciting from first to last
though not particularly fast at any
time. The teams were evenly
matched and except for the last
two or three minutes of each half
the score was not separated b y
more than the distance of one or
two b askets.
Oregon played a fast breaking
11 in favor of Oregon, but at the
beginning of the final period Ida
ho staged a rally which brought
the count within one point of Ore
gon, 22 to 21, and which threat
ened to engulf last season's north
ern section champions.
Idaho (23) FG
WEST LINN CAPTA!"
.tJoach "Spec Keene ued
h.rt, .nd Freddy Lln-Utrom tWri 0lii.ti.M tv7U . " : - ''-ilL! .SSJLE
Oregon Quintet Opens
Season Beating Idaho
sight out of 88 tries.
man of the frame .,
entire squad In the tilt, but
frequent changes failed , slow
Stowell, f .
Carrine, f . .
Burgher, c .
offensive style of game, which was;Thornhlll, c .
KILEEN ON CARD
MILL CITY SOON
Bob Mathews will resign iiu? k-
sition as coach at St. Louis uni
versity this year, according fo
Hip-po" Watson, 1912- Bearcat
The league west of the Rockies football star, who was in Salem
; v vuntsllv anHi ' . . . . . .
has been growing rapidly, ana
sportsmen and lovers of the out
doors maintain that here, as in
more eastern points, it will be
come a powerful body devoted to
tha interests of the outdoors, with
the strength behind it to remedy
unfavorable conditions and work
for. the increased propagation of
game and fish and outdoor recre
ecently. Mathews is eyeing tue
rar west again. Mathews was coach
at Willamette university from the
fall of 1914 to the spring of 1921.
He went first to University of
Washington as freshman coach
and then was elected by Univer
sity of Idaho as head coach, leav
ing there two years ago. With
LLOYD HAIIX WINS
Terry Kileen, the fighting Inde
pendence school boy, will headline
the Mill City boxing card, Febru
ary 14. He has been matched
with Frankie Birnell, of Portland.
Both boys weigh 155 pounds.
Si Flook will mix with someone
yet to be selected in the semi-
Eddie Graham will box a pre
liminary with Kid Fergesen of
Matchmaker Boggess is lining
up two otner gooa preliminaries
for his customers.
NEW YORK. Jan. 21. (AP)-
Llovd Hahn. Boston A. A. middle
distance star won an easy victory
in the Blooklyn college track thou
sand at the fourteenth annual
Brooklyn college games tonight.
His time was 2:17 1-5, more than
fnnr seconds slower than the
world's record he set last year
Lea Larrivee of the Chicago A. A
was second, forty yards behind
in direct contrast to that played
by Idaho. The Vandals used a
variation of the percentage sys-
;em, which was made famous on
:he Pacific coast by the OrejgoniChastain
Aggies. Many long shots featured
the attack of Idaho. After the
first few minutes, .when Oregon
played an almost invincible brand
of ball, the outcome of the game
Ridings, f 6
Milligan. c 2
Epps, g 0
Bally, g 1
BOWLERS TO MEET
ROD & GUN CLUB
The Salem Rod and Gun club
will hold its annual banquet next practicing regularly at the Winter
r-riday evening ai me nucei Garden runways. have been show-
The Linfield Wildcats, who play
Willamette university here next
Saturday, are leading the Willam
ette valley conference by virtue
of defeating Albany college, 20 to
13, and Pacific colege, 35 to 23.
The Wildcats have won four
this year, losing only to
first clash between bowlers of the'he Oregon Aggies by a score or
M5 to eariy in me teasuu. pa
cific university and Reed college
Fifteen Salem pin smashers
comprising tnree teams win en
gage a similar number of quintets
in Portland this afternoon in the games
Alva Cranor, captain and scor
ing ace center for the West Linn
high school basketball team, has
quit the squad and left school, ac
cording to a report reaching here
If this player is not in the West
Linn line-up when that school
plays Salem the games which de
cide the district title, the chances
for Salem to defeat the team and
get into the state tournament are
West Linn, to date, has had a
remarkably good season, defeating
among other teams, Dallas, Eu
gene, and Albany.
Salem high's next game is
against Independence here, next
Tuesday. It is a game which
counts toward the district title.
hut one which the Red ana mac
. .. .... nvnoi-latinn nf will-1
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ling, as Independence has a poor
team tins season.
Two tough games are in pros
pect for the Salem team when it
meets the O. S. C. rooks at Cor
vallis. Fridav. and the Oregon
Freshmen in Salem. January 31.
The latter game will be played as
a preliminary to the Oregon-Willamette
The Salem men, who have been
Governor I. L. Patterson. Sec-
etarv of State T. B. Kay. and the
;tate game warden have been in
vited to attend.
TWO FAMILIES RELATED, TOO HAVE B.B. TEAMS
iu frosh defeat
rnnrh Lestle Snarks' Bearkit
tens overcame Grant high Bchool
last night to win 22 to 18 after a
enirlted rally to reverse the 12-8
tha Pnrtlanders held at the
end of the first half.
Eaton, chubby little forward for
the freshman, goaled some pretty
throws for high point honore and
his team's victory. He tossed four
baskets in the second half.
Thf came marked the fresh
men's first victory over a Port
land school this season. Several
have been lost bv one and two
point margins and the Bearkittens
were pretty well discouragea
Snappy passing won for them last
night. ' - . .
Grant high school used ten men
In the znma in an, endeavor to
stay the freshman rash.
Summary: ' .
Grant (18) Willamette,1 Froeh 22
Gabler 2 ....F.. De Harport 4
-Roth 4 F Eaton 11
Stahl 16 C Waddell 1
Kirk 2 G TTxel 4
Gleason G Marsters
Substitutions for Grant Watts
Bale (4) Grant, Hansen, Brown
hill. For freshmen Harmon (2)
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are its other victims.
Chandler each cOii.i . ' I
basket-. Flesher and Car4maT"TTl
tied the score two minutes "latefvV
and from then on Willamette 'bet'
gan to build up the lead,. At the. "J
half It stood 17 to 10. .p
The Cliff dwellers blew up la
the face of the Bearcats' cloW
checking In the second half. They
heaved wild pasees. tossed for the
basket from . tne V'rr "1
floor, and pther: a
Ing game. '"jttS 't
m ' A.a m ' "rs-
nme in xaw irsm.v ""m:"
Statistics: ;i ' : t
Glass . . . ,
fte Poe . .
Flesher . .
10 2 ':.
fi 2 j.
4 1 i -;.
10 0 f
81 16 ' '
Columbia made four out of 49. " -
Willamette (37K Columbia (10) ''
Litchfield (4) F... (4) Heenan V
l)e Poe (1) . . . F.
Cardinal (U) V,C.
Y VOLLEY TEAM
BEATS CHEM AW A
ing some fine scores the past few
weeks. Some of the bowlers have
Averages which promise to make
it warm for the Portland rollers.
Virgil Stoiliker, who has na
tional reputation as a tenpln ce
lebrity, and George Van Welder
will lead the Salem men. van
Wieder is leader of the city lea
gue with an average of
Other men who will play are
Clem " Kertson, Don Poulin, Bert
Vicker, Ercel Kay, Doc Hussey,
Ed Pratt,: Charley Munson, Jim
McMullin. Wayne Kantola. Al Ti
tus, Bill Hunrick, Montle Mohr,
and -Ray Lucas. l
The Kelly's Olympians, Western
Dairy Products, and thrMammy's
Shack; five will oppose the Salem
playera. These teams were recruit
ed for the most part from mem
bers of the Portland city league, j
Salem will stage a match
against Portland In Salem a week
Substantial purses are bing of
fered for winners of the competi
Virgil Stoliker, proprietor of
tbe Winter Garden here is a pin
smasher of unusual ability. In the
New Ycrk state tournament in
1923,i Stoliker established a rec
ord when he bowled a perfect
score of 300, and won the singles
championship from a field com
prising the best of the sharpshoot
ers in that section.
Monmouth ' . . .
A volley ball team from the
Salem Y. M. C. A. defeated Chem
Indian school Friday night
in the first of a series of games
to be played with surrounding
The Salem line up was Phillips,
Page and Lane, spikers; and Page.
Jr Litweiler, and Moore, set-up
Silverton. WToodburnMt. Angel
Amity, and Independence witt-take
1 4rt... matit in Ji 1 " Til
- nan l ii h luii i litwin-nw
HEADING LEAGUE later this spring.
! Multnomah club plays Salem's
SUNDAY SCHOOL LLAGl K , flrgt team next Friday on the lo-
The only "rood will envoys we
ever receive are the meter read-
era, nd thoe ioys areJust am-
A;n TIL. cerhaps is me oiujr ' - . . .. ,an.r. the elder son
. wwf - ' m - - - AnBif(c in emeu cue vuc iuici "" o - -
Yetb.ll pUyen, .iSZmuin the team, attract large crowds.- John
as coach, while the Toanaonare pUyers Lusch tcara above, is made up of the
Lwch manages one teain SUey tiawiey Een bottom row ohn Jr
Robert, John, Sr. La-1'T ,T,n. - , . ' ' ' .
iTrboSom StanTej, CharleV Albert.
ical Y. M. C. A. floor. Both, teams
jhave been practicing hard for this
event, and it should be worth
Bungalow Christian church Sun
day school and Jason LeeSunday
school are tied for leadership in
the city Sunday school league.
ASTORIA, Jan. 21. (AP)
Southwest storm warnings were
posted here tonight after a day of
intermittent rains and a cold
WIXS BY TALKING
CHICAGO (AP) Jack Brit
ton, once, worlds' welterweight
champion,1 is in his twenty-fifth
year as a boxer. He says the -se
cret f his success is his ability
to oat-talk his opponents, keeping
them I rattled so: they miss ihelr
puncnes. K v
INDEPENDENCE, Ore., Jan. 21.
(Special) Independence nign
school last night lost to Dallas
high school 16 to 11. At the end
of the. first half the score stood
12 to 3 in favor of Dallas. Inde
pendence plays Salem high next
McBRIDE TO HELP 'BIG TRAIN'
CHICAGO (AP) George Mc
Bride, former shortstop, and man
ager of the Washington Senators,
and 1926 coach of the Tigers, will
aid Walter Johnson In the man
agement of; the Newark Bears of
the International league next sea
son. McBride and Johnson were
teammates on the . Senator" or
years and ronlyhls -friendship for
the" VBlk . Train" moved JicBrlde
, to re-enter the, gam
WILL HOO 5HO0CL, 1 rjJ-
Fleshertf -I'i.tlU icVt;
Haukf5H;lk 1 ft
siow. uea Duer M -
For- Columbia Sullivan- f2--r
D. DF W. DEFEATS
brilliant last mlntrte rally brought
a 26 to 13 victory to the TJ Diver
sity of Washington basketball
team over Washington State cpl- V
lege in the first conference game
here this season. i ,
The university jumped Into a 7 ,'
to 0 lead shortly after the opening -'
of the game but W. S. C.resorted. v
to long shots with success. At half -
time tbe tally stotfu 9-au. . :
In the second half the score -was
tied twice. Faced with a critical '
situation, the university succeed-i
ed In breaking up the effective W.,
C. five man defense through
stalling tactics. And in the last
four minutes of play; the Huskies, ',
. mm . . a , i &
aroma htm iieia rai x to win.
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spectacular victory over tLtirat -ern
Washington rivals.' ; " M
The score :
Washtngton (26) TQ . IT ' PF
Snider, f ' 3- 2
Bolstad, f 0 9. 9 .
Dalquest, c ...... 0 .
Bernson, g. ...... 2 ' J ' 2
James, g ..... 1 2 0
Brobst. t ........ 2 X 4 2
Totals .........10 9 . 9.
w. s. c. (is) .;
Bohwer. , 0 o -
Buckley, f 1 1
Brumbley. c 0 0
GUleland. g 1 0 J
McDoweU, g 2 '
Totals 3 . w
Referee, Bill Mulligan. ;
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