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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Tuesday Morning, December 24, 1929
Saiem Bowlers Defeat
Wonder what -veil do to fill
th'v column fn 'he next week or
If we took CoTtler'n for noth
ing bat Grant land Rice's an
noal selection of his A 11-Amer
ican, we wotild cancel owr sue- i
cription two years ago.
Hugo Bezdek, who used to i
coach at Oregon and is now at
Penn State, would abolish colleg
iate sports if they interfered with
the true object of the schools, he
declared at a "rlctory dinner" the
What Job do you, Buppose Bez
dek has to fall back on when foot
ball is abolished?
He added that the tendency
Is in the direction he suggest
ed, and blamed It on the
' 'TTears ago we had isolated
cases where we helped men out.
Instead of the exception today we
have the rule, and the weight is
cumbersome; it. is becoming an
evil instead of a good. . . It is
simply a clash between profes
sionalism and amateurism. . .
There is an ideal and a goal and
a standard to uphold and as soon
as we start to buy athletes we
are planting an inferiority com
plex in the individual. Some boys
may survive, but why take a
Bezdek la strong for the new
fumble rule, saying he favored
it five years ago. He wants to
make the ball deal when a for
.ward 'pass is intercepted, which
"vrsrld be .-mother strp in-the
Si-.r.-.e direct ici, ard also wants
to abolish .the pant out of
bounds on the one or two foot
We note by the New York pa
pers, however, that "The major
ity of coaches are adamant in
their view that the old rule was
better. That's news, because the
reports all season have been the
They bring up all kinds of
arguments against the fumble
rule, all of which may be valid
and yet they can't get around
the fact that football was fast
er and more spectacular, more
the game the public wants, this
year than ever before.
Hurray for the Flying Clouds!
Looks like we're due for some
more Northwest bowling honors.
The Albright college basket
ball team, back at Reading, Pa.,
has five captains. Something
like the Mexican army.
VALSETZ, Dec. 23 The Cobb,
Mitchell logging camps closed
down December 22 and will not
resume operations until March 1,
1930 as far as is known at pres
ent. The Cobb's Mitchell's saw mill
closed for the holidays Saturday,
December 21 until January 13,
1930. Although a small crew
is working cutting hog fuel. The
log well is to be drained and
cleaned which will take about six
days. While working on the log
well no hog fuel will be cut.
14 Salem High
t Girls Sing For
Fourteen Salem high school
Girl Reserves visited the state tu
berculosis hospital yesterday and
sang carols in the assembly room
. In the main building and to ev
ery cottage Km the grounds. The
girls spent nearly two hours car
oling, much of thatjlme hurrying
from cottage to cottage in a
steady downpour. .They were ac
companied by their advisor. Mrs.
Elisabeth K. Gallaher. T. W. C,
A. secretary. The girls also dis
tributed gifts to every boy and
girl at the institution under 21
years of age.
Preceding the caroling, a short
program was given, the numbers
being as follows: vocal solo. Hel
en Ralph; reading, Dorothy
Wells; reading, Lucille moIIow;
and violin solo. .Agnes Moore, ac
companied by Eileen Moore;
2 Amity Teams
AMITT, Dec 23. Amity high
school's first and second basket
ball teams won games from Willa
mina high basketeers last week,
the first team winning 48 to l
and the second team 25 to 15.
Raymond Wood was high point
man for Amity in the first game
and Ralph Wood in the second.
The lights went out several
times In the second game, but it
was played through to the end
In spite of the interruptions.
New York Yanks
NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (API
Over a stretch from March 8 to
April It, the New York Yankees
will play S3 exhibition games, in
cluding a visit to I Texas and a
trip through Southern Association
territory. The exhibition season
will open with the Boston Braves
at fit. Petersburg and dose with
Brooklyn at the Yankee stadium.
All Statesman carriers are lit
tie merchants. They are charged
for all papers delivered by them.
Score of 4727 to 4499 Run
Up by Local Team Here
. In Sunday Match
The Reo Flying Clouds, loeal
bowling team, defeated the Im
perial Hotel quintet from Port
land, regarded as the strongest
team in that city, on the Winter
Garden alleys Sunday by a score
of 4722 to 4499.
Another five game series of this
home-and-home match will be
rolled on the Recreation alleys in
The largest crowd of the season
turned out for Sunday's match
here to root for the Clouds, and
they responded In" great style,
breaking the season's single game
record twice with marks of 1010
and 103S. Those two games told
the Btory, for the Portlanders won
the other three. The Salem play
ers rolled a high average of 950
for the series.
Franklin 190, 181, 177, 202.
Ingman 221, 184, 16, 184.
Seely 216, 178. 167, 165, 180
Roberts 140. 214. 181, 172.
Paulback 176, 192, 142, 186,
Totals 943, 949, 8-C2, 895, 380
Steinbock 180, 182. 201, 152.
Hemenway 222. 167. 182, 201.
-Barr 167. 191, 182, 177. 202
Karr 172, 155, 231, 181, 221
p?re 19J., 165. 199. 182, 201,
Totals 932, 861, 1010, 8857
Full List Made Public by
Judges in Saiem Ad
Winners in the district divi
sions of the outdoor Christmas il
lumination contest, sponsored by
the Salem Advertising club, were
announced yesterday. Mrs. Dan
J. Fry. 606 South High street,
had already been announced as
winner of the grand prise for the
best display in the city. Mrs. Fry
tied for first place in the city last
The prize for the best decorat
ed church entrance went to the
First Methodist church. The Earl
Adams service station at High
and Chemeketa streets received
the award for the best decorat
ed service station. .
In district 1 the award for the
best decorated yard went to Mrs.
W. A. Barkus, 1115 North Winter
street; for the best decorated
window to Mrs. E. D. Wait, 431
Front street; and for the best
decorated entrance, to Mre. Her
bert Ostllnd,909 Market street
Mrs. Wait also took second in the
yard display. Second place for
the window dlsnlay went to Mrs.
L. E. Scheelar and second for en
trance disnlar to Barbara Comp-
lon. 1010 North Summer street.
Frank Spears, 1309 Chemeke
ta street, won first In both the
ard and window display sections
in district 2. Dorothea Steusloff
was awarded first In the entrance
section and second in the yard
section. Second place in the en
trance section went to O. E. Schu-
neman, 276 North Fourteenth
Firsts In both the yard and en
trance sections went to Mrs. John
Bayne. 414 Bellevue street Sec
ond place in the yard section went
to Elisabeth Scott. I860 South
High street, and Curtis B. Cross
won second In the entrance sec
Mrs. Theodore M. Barr. 185
North Fourteenth street took
firsts in both the window and
yard sections and L. F. LeGarie
first in the entrance section. Mrs.
Sarah L. Schwab, 1445 Center
street took second for her yard
display. Second place in tne en
trance section went to Ralph Pur
Jndces In the contest were:
Miss Katheryn Gunnell, F. G. De
lano and B. B.- Flack.
Salem men, and members of
the headquarters battery, 249th
coast artillery, Oregon national
guard, who stood In the honor
guard for the funeral of Governor
L L. Patterson included the fol
. Captain Arthur B. Bates, com
manding: Master Sergeants Robe
sy S. Ratcliffe and Andrew Baker.
First Sergeant Charles L. Unruh,
Tech. Sergeant Michael J. Mel-
eholr. Staff Sergeant Brace D.
Willis, Sergeants Carl O. Fluster,
H. J. - Miranda and Donald' Pou
Jade; Corporals Donald Baker,
Eugene R. Rowland, and Leon
ard Gleg; First Class Privates T.
P. Downs and Arthur D. Golden;
Privates Richard Baker, Ernest
Knapp. George Drager. - Emil
Sehermacner. Frank Hutchason,
Edwin Cross. George K. Tal-
madge, B. Cnrlstoffersoa and Ar
1929 Football Standouts
fc . V WSi'Jf
end for. two
fTlHOUGB AH-American fooVfthe
ball team selections commonly
are an inconclusive consensus
as to the individual player's real
merits, the overwhelming fre
quency with which Bronkofegmv
tld of Minnesota, Joe Don chess of
Pittsburgh and John Cannon of
Notre Dame were mentioned for
1929 first All-Americana stamps
them as standouts, among the
year's grid stars.
Nagurski's coach, Dr. Clarence
("Fat") Spears, calls Bronko "the
f-eatest all-round football player
PVPT KHXB TVl9t irniMiral k.nU
I ever saw." That tnnmiul twu
carry much weight, for Spears was
not, oiuy a rcmamote piayer Him
self at Dartmouth years ago, but
ne nas seen scores ot America's
best eridsters for nnnnl,
thirty years. Most of this season
2000 Persons Crowd Way
Into Y. M. C. A. Building
Joyous youth overflowed the
gymnasium at the Y. M. C. A.
Monday night when about 2000
persons, nearly 1500 of them
school children, jammed their
way In to enjoy the Christmas
party given by the Salem Kiwanis
There were boys and girls
packed in tight all over the gym
nasium floor, more ot them on
the bleachers at each end. and
still more crowded from railing
to walls In the balcony. There
were rows of boys perched on the
gymnasium ladders, on the paral
lel bars and on the "horses"
everywhere that a foothold or a
handhold could be found.
And how they yelled yelled
when Cooke Patton displayed his
feats ot magic, yelled wheh Santa
Claus was shown on the screen,
yelled when the "Our Gang"
comedy appeared there. They
yelled harder, each for his fa
vorite group, when the home tal
ent "Our Gang" casts staged their
contest NThe Grant school boys
and girls won the prize. Other
schools entered were Richmond,
Garfield and Englewood.-
But all the noise which greeted
these attractions was as a whisper
to the mighty shout which went
up when Santa himself appeared,
to spread goodies among the
young people present. Nearly
1600 bags of candy and nuts were
The Christmas party was en
gineered by the underprivileged
child committee of the club, ot
which I. M. Dough ton Is chair
man. Justice O. P. Coshow of the
supreme court was master of cer
emonies, and when be couldn't
make his judicial voice ' heard,
Claude Kells and Lerby Allen
helped out All of the Klwanlans
had an active part In putting on
Yet Being Given '.
At Office Here
During the week ending last
Friday fUght It men and 21 wo-
By HARDIN tUTRM EY.
I THE V
oacx, tnougn ne did take a turn or
two as a Gopher tackle. In the
line or backfield the big Ukranian
was almost (as "Doc" Spears put
it) "an Ail-American team in him
self." Because of a wealth of
great backs last season, many Ail
American selectors assigned him to
tackle. Those who were forced
to omit the Bronko from their ac
colades did so with conspicuous
ahems and blushes!
Cant Donchess, of the Pitt
Panthers. Is almost a unanimous
choice for a first All-American
end,-just as he was In 1928. Con
sistently sound and brilliant in all
the ramifications of wine play,
Donehess will be regardedby gen
erations of Pitt men with the rap
turous reverence such as Yale
grads display when talking of
J!1 Hinkey and Tom Shevlin,
Old Eli's immortal rnH,
"W'WM. IMS. Ktaa h-m Srisdlctta. tne.
Woodburn Classes Finish
Annual Basketball Series
WOODBURN. Dec. 23 Inter
class basketball games have been
played off at Woodburn high for
both the girls' and boys' teams
but the result of the division of
points for the girls' games have
not yet been decided, due to a
tie game between the two upper
The boys' games wero played
off first and the upper classes
split points for winning two games
each and the lower classes split
points for winning one game each.
The first game between the sen
iors and freshmen was won by
the seniors with a score of 36-7.
In the second game the juniors
were defeated by the sophomores,
9-8 in a close, fast game.
The seniors had an easy victory
over the sophomores, winning the
third game, 16-5 and the juniors
beat the freshmen, 15-2. After a
hard scrap which kept the spec
tators guessing, the sophomores
nosed out on the top of a 13 to 12
score and the juniors rallied and
in the last two minutes of play,
made the decisive points which
won the game from the seniors,
H. Gearin, senior, was the high
point man for tournament with
23 points to his credit. Pardy, a
sophomore, was second with 16,
Black, senior, third with 15, and
A. Presthus fourth with 14. Nel
son, a senior, scored It points
while E. Oberst, a freshman, made
11 points in one game, creditable
for one in his rank.
In the girls' games the seniors
lost the first game to the sopho
mores 19-18 and the juniors won
from the freshman, 31-13. The
senior-freshman game resulted in
a 17-9 victory for the upper class.
The juniors won a close game
from the sophomores with a 27-26
score. The sophomores defeated
the freshmen 30-9 and the final
game between the juniors and sen
iors, resulted in a tie, 18-18.
: G. M. Hunt junior, lead the
men applied for work at the Sa
lem Y free employment office,
and tl ot the men and seven of
the women were sent to Jobs. Of
the men sent to work, 27 went to
common labor tasks,: and" ' two
went out as carpenters and two
as farm hands., Of the women,
six went as housekeepers and one
as nurse. Amonglhe men apply
lag there were 11 woods laborers.
The current weeks are, the low
ones of all the year-for employ
PR06ABLV OKIE- OF
THE" BEST GUARDS
tar. Oti anuM rtcM,
-dentally, Donehess comes from
V . a. y .
i oungBiown, unw, wmcn is also
the home of "Wes" Feeler, l
Ohio State, who was named as on
of the ends on many first All
Americans. MJoe" outshont
"Wes" when the Panthers beat th
Buckeyes, 18-2, last Fall, but
Youngs town is mighty proud el
them both I
vS Guard Cannon was surely
the big gun In Rockne's superb
line Knute himself rating the bis
"Boom-Boom" boy as ideal fa hS
position. Notre Dame had an.
other great guard in John Law
But Cannon's play stood out a bit
brighter in nearly every ram
the Notre iWscheZeach
fag daxxhng dlimax Sith tte
Arn?7 fina -. This devasUtin
Rockne field piece did notwes?!
hdguard. WeU, a leather wil
traption would simply be a decori
tion on a 16-mch pun, anyway!
girls' scoring with 56 points and
D. Dooper, sophomore, was sec
ond with 42 points. Otjen, senior,
was third with 26 points. The
juniors scored 76 points, the
sophomores 75, the seniors 53
and the freshmen 31.
The senior team played excep
tionally well In the first half of
every game but seemed to tire In
the second half after the tireless
onslaught ot the quicker and
smaller underclassmen. The jun
iors were especially good In the
center section while, the sopho-
mors excelled In the other sec
tions with D. Dooper out-standing
as a forward, possessing the
uncanny ability . to get the bas
kets by merely tossing the ball In
to the air. anywhere from two to
20 feet from the basket The
freshmen, of course, suffered
from inexperience but the juniors
and sophomores will have some
thing to fear In them in the fu
ture. Girls who will win 100 points
in basketball are Otjen. Becker,
Geer, Juve and Brachmann, sen
iors; G. M. Hunt, Halvorson, E.
Blaschko, Weisenberg, Yergen,
juniors; Dooper, Strouse, Espy.
Hill, and Freeberg, sophomores;
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Starting Eleven is Not Yet
Announced for Either
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 23.
(AP) Eastern and western foot
ball teams, that will meet here
New Year's day in the annual
Shriner's hospital charity game,
went through practice sessions on
widely separated fields today.
The eastern squad, under Coach
Andy Kerr, worked out on one of
Stanford university's fields while
the westerners chalked up a stiff
training session in San Francisco.
Coach Percy Locey of the west
announced today he had appoint
ed "Dutch" Clark, Colorado quar
terback, and Roy Rlegels, center,
California, co-captains for the
Neither coach has decided upon
a starting eleven and indications
are the selections will not be made
for several days.
On the two west elevens. Coach
Locey has had Clark and Hunting
of Gonzaga in the quarterback
Schei's Men's Wear broke Into
the win column in City league
play Monday night by defeating
the league leading Man's Shop
team two games out of three. Mc
Kay Chevrolet won two from the
Senator Food Shop and is now
"sitting pretty" in third place.
Reo Flying Clouds won two from
Mert Hemenway rolled high
game of 231, and Bert Victor pil
ed up high series, 605.
Hutney 193 203
Pratt 155 155
Young 178 13a
Weider 133 157
Victor 215 183
Total 874 830 888 25.92
BEO TLYINQ CLOUDS
XT. Hemewy 194 231 172 697
Barr 185 151 168 504
Newton 178 167 163 508
Karr 158 169 142 469
Page 17ff 191 171 538
...891 909 836 2617
BEHATOS FOOD SHOP
Ponlin .206 U6 164
Oabrielson 176 139 178
Allison 166 172 138
Mohn 180 179 188
Monsoa 156 158 194
884 804 85S 3547
8. Steinbock 192 175 187
Johnson 172 143 149
Nlon . 156 176 211
Al!n 151 165 162
B. Hemenway 156 214 188
Totl 828 878 847 2548
SOHEI'g MEN'S WSAB
Kertson 150 192 137
Shamley 189 199 142
Benson 171 167 170
Kerffman 166 183 116
..211 159 165
.887 890 720 2507
..122 196 186
857 826 936
LETTER IT 0. S. C.
OREGON STATE COLLEGE, i
Corvallis, Dec. 23. (Special)
Homer Lyons of Salem, was
among the 29 football men who
received varsity awards, as an
nounced by the board of athletic
control. Lyons played consistent
football this season at center and
will be one ot Coach Schissler's
best bets at the center position
Alternating with Bob Geddes-
at center, Lyons played against
Detroit university at. Detroit last
month when Oregon State came
out victorious with a score of 14
to 7. The whole sports world
tocjk note of this victory as It was
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the first time In 22 starts that
Detroit suffered defeat.
Lyons will probably eat Thanks
giving dinner next year in Chi
cago if he keeps up his good work
at center. Oregon State' has a big
intersectional game on that day
with West Virginia on Soldiers'
field a benefit game sponsored
by the Shriners. Part of the pro
ceeds will go to the hospitals for
crippled children. Reports from
Chicago indicate that interest is
already stirred up over this game
the first box containing eight
seay? sold for 1 5,000.
A plenty interesting conference
schedule is lined up for Oregon
State next fall. Here it is: Octo
ber 4, Southern California at Los
Angeles; October 18, Stanford at
Palo Alto; November 1, Washing
ton State at Portland; November
15, University of Oregon at Cor
vallis; and November 22, U. C. L.
A. at Los Angeles.
DALLAS. Dec. 23 Dallas
high's schedule for the basketball
season is complete now with the
probable exception of two games
with the Chemawa Indian school.
The schedule is as follows:
Dec. 27 Molalla. there.
Dec. 28 Washington, at Port
land. Jan. 3 Monmouth, there.
Jan. 10 Bethel, here.
Jan. 17 Molalla, here.
Jan. 18 Silverton, there.
Jan. 21 Monmouth, here.
Jan. 24 Falls City, there.
Jan. 31 Independence, there-.
Feb. 4 Bethel. t'ueri
Feb. 7 Falls. City, here.
Feb. 14 Independence, here.
The Polk county, tournament
will probably begin February 21,
and will be held at Monmouth as
usual. The four highest teams in
the county are entered in this and
the winner will probably enter the
C-J Lads Prove
Too Speedy For
The Oregon Statesman earrier
boys' basketball team was defeat
ed by the Capital Journal car
riers Saturday night at the Y. M.
C. A., 25 to 9.
Mercer F.... (8) Payne
Beall (2).....F (2) Sbafer
Ney C. (7) McKenrie
Hulbert (2)..G Barnes
Causey (5)....G - (2) Otjen
S.. (4) Sachtler
S... (2) Witiell
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Multnomah Club Quint Falls
Before Fast Offense of
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 22.
(AP) The TJniTerstty of Oregon
basketball team defeated Multno
mah club of Portland 33 to J? 4
here tonight. Bill Reinhart's
Webfoot quintet, a fast-breaking
combination, took an early lead
and held In throughout. The half
ended 25 to 7 for Oregon.
Although the club five staged
a brilliant last half rally, it was
unable to ccpe with the success
ful attack and defense of the in
Oregon (33) FG FT TP
Dolp, P 4 2 10
Calkins. F 2 0 4
Eberhart, C 2 3 7
Olinger, O 2 2 ?
Horner, O .......... 2 0 4
Hughes, F 1 0 2
Totals ..13 7 n
Multnomah (24) ... 1 0 2
Raikko, F 0 2 2
Inglls, C 2 4 x
Smith, G 1 1 1
Dixon, G 0 0 t
Graap, F 1 2 :
Higby . . . 2 0 J
Drew. F O 1 i
Totals 7 10 .'
Referees: Al French and P:. .
From here the Webfeet jr.'-- -ney
to Vancouver to play a pa;.
on December 2 4.' The squad w I
then return to Eugene to pren;'
for pre-season Rame3 with Co .
zaga on January 2 and 3. Th:)
follows another week of prart: .
before the conference opens
Eugene on January 1A with iV -gon
and Washington S'ate col!.
meeting in the first congest of i1
To Play Hawaii
HONOLULU, Dec. 23. (AIM
The Washington State college
football squad arrived here today
to play the Honolulu town team
Christmas day and the University
of Hawaii gridders New Year's
day. Coach Hollingbery said the
Washington players were in good
condition. Anxious to ge his men
in the best possible condition aft
er six days aboard ship, Ho li fis
hery ordered them out this after
noon to practice on a wet field. It
has been raining here two days.