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Lead Changes Five Times in
Hectic Game;. Goal and
Foul Decide Win
SEATTLE. Feb. le.-CffH841'
terlng down the stubborn defense
or Oregon State, lagt-year Paci
fic coast -conferences basketball
champions, the University f
Washington clinched the northern
division conference 1934 title Id
night with a bitterly fought 24 to
21 win oyer the Beavers.. A crowd
of 8200 saw, the game. -
The Of egonians were- In r i b e
running alt the Way ftr a splendid
attempt to remain in ' t h e title
- race; but tie Huskies managed to
"-soiueese out their biggest victory
of the season in sensational style.
'- Fire times the Bearers were in
front.. Are "times the" score ; was
tied and .five times Washington
Vas on top, the lat time for
good. - - -. - '-'
. , Captain Hal Lee; aplndly gnard.
won the game in the dosing mln-
ate when he -sank a field goal
In spite of being fouled at the
same time, and then added the' ex
; tra point onjthe free throw to pnt
the Hnskies ahead. 22 to 21. -.
Jack Hanover, slippery forward,
r added another basket for good
measure and the new champions
then played the old keep - away
same for four minutes, .. holding
the excited .Bearers at bay.
Bob Galer. eagle-eye Husky for
ward and leading point - getter of
the league, kept Washington in
the battle during the first halt
with lour one - handed swishes.
Washington led, 12 to 9, at the
rest period: . -
Oregoa State (21) G
O'Connell, rt 1
Taylor, rf .
Hibbard. If -Palmberg,
. . Washington (24)
Totals 10 4 24
Personal fouls: Oregon State
MacDonald 3, Hibbard 3, Lencblt-
sky, O'Connell, Palmberg, Folen
and Hill. Washington Galer 4,
Lee 9, Hanorer, Wagner and Wy- j
Free throws missed: Oregon
State Taylor, Hibbard, Palm
berg. Washington Hanorer 3.
Galer 8, Weber 2, Wagner and
Referee, Al Hopkins, Tacoma;
empire, Abe Cohn, Seattle.
MONMOUTH. Feb.-16. Ore
. gon Normal walloped Eastern Ore
gon Normal here tonight in a
wide-open basketball game, 57 to
22, with each of 11 players for
. the winners breaking Into the
coring column. Max Allen, for
ward for OJi.S., was high with
Allen, Arerill and Tstad got go
ing In the second canto and boost-
. ed the score to provide a Bate
margin,' after which Coach Wolfe
seat, in his reserves to continue
the flood 'Of baskets. Half-time
core was 21 to 14 in favor of
. the western teachers, the biggest
coring spree coming after the
: boys were well warmed,
The iosra vr. rin.
It and had to content thom.oiro.
OREGON NORMAL IS
with long shots, sinking a e e n OD DT holding each other prac
tleld goals and eight fouls. The UctJ1 eveni lt one ct them 18
winners made onlv . three ' nolnt. poorer he gets better and the
core. Conklln Of E.O.N. controlled
most of the'tlpotfs, but OJI.S
made the points.
Benjamin 7 ;.F.
Allen 13-. F.
Avmi i n ,
Ashby 2- G
Burrell 4 -Gustafson
Webb 2 .
. Referee, Agnigen, Columbia,
Square Dealers i
-square Deal Radio of Salem
defeated the Chemawa Hl-T bas
ketball team 45-28 at Chemawa
hut night, scoring lat will and
leading til the -Way. : ' r :"r
- . Peterson and WUder for the
losers were high with 14 and 12
- points. Parrlsh led the - winners
with, 10 eonnters. -
Summary: . : .:.
Square Deal 43 ": 28 Chemawa
Papkof t 8 . i . . ..F, . . . . 2 Hunter
. Elliot . .F. ... 12 Wilder
. Parrlsh 10 .... .C. . Scott
H. Singer 2 ..G. Green
Houssert......G.. 14 Peterson
from the foul line, but potted 27 PlBW B1WB aown 10 B" rei,-un-Celd
goals to .pile up their big le" inlUal and natural abil-
Will the new uveiV
"the PIRATES' BATTIMS
NPQWEJR- WILL BE ;i:ift
.fgBEHlAjD LUCAS TOlS 'tt fM 1
WAS HAAJDICAPPED By THE r k iKJtli
WEAK HlTTTAJG REDS MOW ' k N aVVF--
HE WlU. PITCH FOR THE VSS &
waff cQ fi0J I K VI
wJm If W
pill affect soft ball
HURLERS- LIKE RED?
THIS little story should be en
titled "The Reward of Per
,HiiM a Kav some such
highly moralistic heading.
Here, my children, we hare the
tale of a red-headed lad whose name
was Charles Fred Lucas. Oddly
onnucrK his oftls nicknamed him
"Red,'' so from henceforth in the
story, we will call mm Kea L.ucas.
Now Mister Red Lucas was a rery
talented flinger of horsehides, which
being: translated means that he was
a good baseball pitcher. He was
also an exceedingly swell hitter,
which made him quite a problem
with various managers who didn't
know whether to use him in the
infield, where he could employ his
batting ability, or as hurler.
The last time we took partic
ular notice, Bill Tilden and
Ellsworth Vines were all even
on their lengthy series of ten
nis matches. It sounds like a
racket. We also noticed that
Vines won most of the matches
In ' California, which perhaps
was natural, ft being his home
Seriously speaking, lis not sur
prising that they break very near
ly even on the series. Long ago
we found out that any two men
playing tennis against each other
over a long period of time, wound
I . tL J A. f
lu were unusuany uivergenu
J&Pl Boston A..C, an old Brown Unfversfty star and a member
of the U. S. Olympic team of ten year ago, shows how he topped the
timber to win the 60-yard high hurdle event at Millrose Games in New
Xexk and set ft new world's record in doingtit. The bald veteran hong ud
the remarkable time of f 10 seconds. skJZ-
Up Mries With
Red-Head and the Pirate
Red bad several tryouts with big
league teams before he decided that
pitching, not infielding, was his
forte. Both the Giants and the
Braves had tried to make an in
fielder out of him, in spite of Red'a
protests that he was a pitcher, and
as a result he was sent back to the
When he got his third big league
chance, (his time with Cincinnati,
he Insisted on being considered as
pitcher and nothing: else. And it
wasn't very Ion? before he was one
of the outstanding moundsmen in
Now we come to the sad part of
the story. It seems that poor Red
has been pitching his heart out all
these years for a lowly second diri-
There's something about tennis
mostly the question of pace
which causes it to turn out that
way. The only way to Improve Is
to play with better players as oft
en as you can induce them to
play with yon.
However, we : know -of no
game which would be easier to
recketize ttian tennis. It's such
a simple matter to double fault
a few unnecessary times, and ft
fellow . can appear to be try
ing jnst as ' hard wheat he's
aiming for a point two Inches
outside, than when aiming for
two Inches insfde the - lines.
Maybe you've seen ft couple of
unequal players engaging In ft
long deuce on a public court.
In order to keep on playing
when others are waiting for
their set to end.
Whether Bill and Elly are in
dulging in a little horseplay or
not, doesn't really matter. They're
demonstrating to the country at
large, the best tennis to be found
anywhere and that's what the
public goes to see, not a victory
for either one; and we doubt if
there's much money, bet on them.
sion team which usually wound op
in the cellar. All his marvelous
mound work usually went for
naught, because his own team didn't
give him any support, and abso
lutely refused to manufacture any
runs for him. Nevertheless he re
fused to be discouraged, and con
tinued to pitch very excellent ball,
and as a result of his perseverence
he has now been acquired by the
heavy-hitting Pittsburgh Pirates
the hardest-hitting team in the
Heydler circuit last year.
The sound of Pittsburgh's busy
bats colliding with the hvely pill
will be sweet music to Master
Lucas's ears next season, after that
long exile with Cincy's "hitless
Otjrlfbl 114. Klof rntara SradictU. be
CINCINNATI, Feb. 16 - (TP) -
Eppa Rixey laid aside his pitch
er's glove today to quit baseball
forever after 21 years In the
Rixey is 43. That, and recent
illness, made the going "tougher
and tougher." Doubting that he
could stand the pace of another
season, be elected to drop out
.With 21 years of service in the
major leagues, Rixey , had come
to be regarded as the dean of big
league pitchers, and he was as
effective, as most of them to the
last, Alone of the Reds' pitching
crew last year, he turned in more
games won than lost. In all his
career, he hung np 266 games
won as against 251 lost, pitching
In 629 in all, fanning. 1350 men
and allowing 4633 hits.
He jumped from the University
of Virginia baseball team directly
into the major leagues, and nerer
played with a minor league out
fit. Starting with the Phillies, he
played there nine years, switched
to the Reds In 1921, and has
been with them ever since.
NEW YORK, Feb. U-fJf)
Three young college runners,
Glehn Cunningham of " Kansas,
Bill Bonthron of Princeton and
Gone Yenske of Pennsylvania,
will gallop a mile on the 11-lap
Madison Square Garden track
tomorrow night that is confident
ly, expected to add a spectacular
chapter to American foot-racing
; The event that brings this
great trio together for the first
time Is the Baxter mile; feature
of the New York Athletic club's
annual Indoor games. It fulfills
an objective eagerly anticipated
since last summer, lias the track
following world completely agog
and is likely - to develop, record
smashing thrills -for a capacity
crowd of 16,000. The race has
proved the biggest. Indoor attrac
tion -since Paavo Nurml made
his debut here la 1925 and the
Harden haa been sold out for
days, V - -
PP1 MM QUITS
CUM HERS TO
Willamette ginning 4Q to
Bearcats Exhibit Speed at
Start, Then Lose Sight
of Elusive Hoop
The argument as. to the-relative
merits of long and short shots was
not settled in the Willamette-Col-
ege of Paget Sound basketball
series here, Puget Sound winning
the second rapid-fire game Friday
night, 40 to 35, after Willamette
bad won the first 34 to 30. Fans
who saw both games decided that
the' shots that go through the-
hoop win the. argument, whether
tossed from close in or from "a
The Bearcats scored 13 points I
iaster than anr Willamette team
eve : had maae mat many in &
game supposed to be -eveniy
matched; five minutes flai; and
they led at the end-of that time
13 to 6. Thereafter they piayea
just as hard, putting np the best
fight they have exhibited tbis sea
son, but the shots wouldn't go in;
they bounced off the rim and spun
out after dropping halfway
through, and they Wouldn't even
rebound in the right direction; -
Meanwhile the Loggers after ft
slow start, warmed np to the tem
perature at which they - just
couldn't miss, from any angle;
they quickly overcame that eight-
noint lead, and gained one of sev
en points for themselves. 26 to 19,
at half time. They Increased that
to 13 points, 36 to 23, t before
Lemmon and- Hartley started a
rally that cut It down tty three
points near the end. Alter that
the Loggers got one more field
goal and stalled out the remain
der of the game.
Hartley led both teams in scor
ing with 12 points, Lemmon fol
lowing with 11; but three Log
gers, Stoffel, Smith and Bates,
scored just 10 apiece..
Willamette tonight at 7:30
o'clock will play Pacific college of
Newberg, which has an unusually
strong team this season. There
will be no preliminary.
Pnget Sound (10) O F TP
Stoffel, LF 6 0 10
Smith, RF 4 2 10
Bates, C .....4 2 10
Lindqulst, LG .... 1 1
Pollock, RG 3 1
Lemmon, LF . . .
Burdett, RF .. . .
Kloostra, C . . . .
Hartley, LG . . . ,
Frantx, RG . . . .
Manning, LF .. .
Totals .. .-. 14 7 35
Personal fouls: Lemmon 3
Burdett, Kloostra, Hartley 2. Mc-
Kerrow, Stoffel, Bates 2, Llnd
qulst 4, Piper.
Free throws missed: Manning
Burdett, Bates 2.
Referee, Ralph Coleman, Cor
First Methodist Junior Church
league basketeers meet the
league-leading Maccabees at
olock this afternoon In the first
game of the playoff series at the
city T. Jason Lee Aces and the
Presbyterians mix at 2 o'clock
while the championship will be de
cided when the two winning teams
compete at 4 o'clock. Losers in
the first two games will play for
the consolation title at 3.
Pennants for first and second
place will be awarded at the Jun
lor Church league dinner sched
uled for next Friday night at the
The First Methodist team
earned its place in today's tourney
last night when It defeated the
strong Calvary Baptist team, 26
First M. E. C. Baptist
Reeves 2 F B. Taylor
Keldatz 20 F 4 Foster
DeCater 4 C......... Roen
Whitehead ....O J. Taylor
Crary ........ G. 1 Wagner
CHICAGO, Feb. 16.-ff)-Vince
Dundee of Baltimore, generally
recognised as-middleweight cham
pion, outsped Ben .Teby of . New
York, former titleholder to win
the decision in their ten. round
bout at the Chicago stadium to
night. . The two Judges voted In favor
of : Dundee, while Referee Davie
Miller cast his. ballot for a draw.
No title was Involved as Jeby
middleweight limit of 160 pounds.
He scaled 162. with Dundee tip
ping the beam. at 162.. -
Neither appeared willing to ex
tend himself Dundee drew a
warning Jrom Referee Miller In
the fifth round to become more
warlike. It failed to stir nim to
any great effort with the possible
exception, of the sixth round which
he won by a wide margin.
For the most part each round
was a repetition of the last with
Dundee Just managing to outscore
kls opponent. ..There, were a o
knockdowns and neither boxer
was" seriously damaged.
PLAYOFF OH TODAY
IN III IIP
WNCE DUNDEE WINS
Polk County Hoop Tourney;
At Independence to
DALLAS, Feb. 16 Dallas
high won the championship of
the A division! of the-Polk, county
basketball league Thursday night
when she defeated Monmouth 33
to 16. As a result of this victory
Dallas will enter the county tour
nament next , week f as the first
team from the A division and
Monmouth will enter as the sec
The, tourney, will be held at
ndependence . on Wednesday.
Thursday, and Friday of next
week, with Saturday, included as
tourney.. dale, in ease an extra
game is necessary to . settle . tne
championship. There Will be two"
games.; , Wednesday night, two
Thursday, afternoon, one. TMirs-
-day .night. And one Friday night
ror the championship, xne tour
nament will be played on a dou
ble elimination basis and in case
a team wins .Friday, night which
has previously been defeated) the
championship game will be play
ed Saturday night.
Dallas " and Monmouth are
scheduled to meet in the opening
game, with Falls City, and Airlie
clashing to complete the double
The ' Dallas - Monmouth game
should be a thriller despite the
fact - that Dallas holds two vic
tories over Monmouth; by scores
of 34 to 12 and 33 to 16. Falls
City and Airlie are tied for first
place in the B division and will
be fighting it out in the second
game to decide which Is the bet
Dallas will enter the tourney
as the favorite as she holds two
wins over . both Monmouth and
Fallls City, but she has not met
Airlie this season. In addition to
the county games Dallas holds
victories over Corvallis, Univer
sity high of Eugene, and Chema
Coach Shreeve will have his
regular eight players in uniform
for the county meet, picking his
starting teams from the follow
lng: Hunter, Jones, Webb, KHe
ver, Fischer, Pleasant, Petre, and
SILVERTON, Feb. 16. Silver
ton high school trimmed Wood-
burn tonight, 49-17, in a very
rough and fast basketball game,
leading all the way. Traditional
enemies, the two teams fought it
out all over the floor, two Wood
burn players, Oberst and Krauss,
going out on fouls.
Scott, forward for the winners,
scored as many points, 17, as the
losers did, to take high-point hon
ors. Jackson, Woodburn center,
was nigh for his team with nine.
Pettyjohn, Silverton center, not
only controlled the tipoff to good
advantage, but also scored 14
counters to help matters along.
Silverton's passing game was good
but not consistent.
Silverton will play Chemawa
next Friday night and Tillamook
Saturday. Tonight's game was
the ninth league victory for the
Crowder 6 .
Referee, Frank Bashor.
SUITED FOB AMITY
AMITY, Feb. 16. The largest
boxing and wrestling card here
this year will be given here in
the high school gym at 8 p. m.
February 21, sponsored by the
Future Farmer boys of the high
school. There will be 25 rounds
of boxing and one and half hours
The four round bouts are: Bill
Graves, Bethel, ts. Pete White,
McMinnviUe; Harlan d Chrlsten-
son, McCoy, vs. George Genteman,
McMinnviUe; and Arnold Fletch
er, Amity, vs. Loren Clevinger,
McMinnviUe. The three round
bouts will be staged by Homer
Davis, Amity, vs. Ed Borgan, Mc
MinnviUe; Willard Mitchell, Per
rydale. vs. "Doc" Smith, Amity;
and Johnny Wood, Amity, vs. Ar
thur Earhart, McMinnviUe. In the
two round bouts Danny McCarty
and Pete Slowik will fight, also
Eddie Orllley and Elwood Massey,
all of Amity.
Linden Jones of Whiteson and
George Sargent of . McMinnviUe,
both well known , wrestlers, - will
be pnt on -the' headline.' Wayne
Massey and Franklin. McCarty of
Amity, wiU. also wrestle, followed
by two tltleholders from Corval
lis. Sam Kama of McMinnviUe
and Mahlon Williams of Amity
will referee .
Zobel . Winner in
Bernle Zobel took the handball
doubles tournament finished re
cently on the Y; M. C. 'A. courts,
winning by three points oyer Don
Speer, who took second. Fred An
nnsen was "third.
The tourney started December
13. Twenty men participated.
Hamilton. Most of these players
were entered in both, the county
and district . tournaments last
year and Webb carried, off high
scoring honors in both meets. ':
Dallas .has-played 19 games
this . season, , winning 1 1 tor a
percentage .'.of - . 579. " The locals
have scored 556 "points to their
oppents 434. The complete seas
son record is as follows: .
Dallas 40, Willamina 10. -Dallas
4V Willamina 26. -Dallas
2 6 j Fails City 1 7.
Dallas .38, Chemawa. 24.
DSllaa Sl. W. IT. Frosh 32.
Dallas Unirerslty high. 1.
Dallas 15, Corvallis SO.
Dallas: 29, W. U.. Frosh 85.
Dallas 17 Eugene: 19;
Dallas r40. Independence 14. v
Dallas-22, McMinnvlIle 24v
Dallas 3 4,. Monmouth 12.
Dallas' 25, Falls City 17.
Dallas. 28, McMinnviUe 37.
Dallas 12, Eugene 33.
Dallas 32,-University high 23
Dallas. 40, Independence 14.
Dallas 32, Corvallis 27.
Dallas S3, Monmouth 16.
Webf riot Win
PULLMAN, Wash., Feb. ie-flpl
-The University of Oregon edged
out Washington State college 25
to 20 In a basketball game here
tonight that see-sawed back and
forth until the final. minutes.
Seven times in the first half
the lead changed, with the Con
gars pulling In front 12 to 11 at
the half time.
Oregon forged ahead as the
second period opened, on two
goals by Jack Robertson, and
Washington State tied the count
at 15 and went in the lead on
two free throws and a goal by
Jack Holstine, substitute forward.
Ron Gemmell, Oregon snb for
ward, connected for three bas
kets to put the visitors In front
again. 21 to 20. Bud Jottef made
two free throws good, And San
ford, cub forward raced In un
hindered to give Oregon a 26 to
Oregon (25) O
Robertson LF ......5
Sanford LF ..l
Berg RF ....... '...0
Gemmell RF ....... 3
W. Jones C ....... .0
B. Jones RG
...11 3 25
Wash. State (20)
Johnson LF l 0 2
McPhee RF .0 1 1
Holstine RG 1 4 6
Houston C 2 1 5
Scottt LG 1 0 2
McNeil RG 0 0 0
Wills RG ....2 0 4
Half-time score: Oregon,
wasmngton state 12.
Personal fouls: W. Jones, 4;
Gemmell, 3; Berg, B. Jones, 2;
Robertson, 1: Johnson, McPhee,
McNeil, 2; Scott, Wills, 1.
Referee, Mitchell, Gonzaga;
umpire, Folgate, Whitman.
Fast Hobo Five,
The Doughboys of Cherry City
Baking company are bringing to
Salem tonight one of the strong
est independent basketbaU teams
In Oregon: The Hobo town team.
composed or ex-high school play
ers from Tillamook and other
beach communities, and CCC
Hobo has been defeated this
season only by Linfield eoUege,
numbering among Its victims both
Pade's and Parker's of Salem.
The Doughboys and Hobo will
clash on the Parrish floor at 8
o clock tonight.
Various sizes, white and colored '.
. . . handy for telephone pads,
215 S. Commercial
I JUIIIIUIl ?UUH.V
Brown's "Giant Killers7' uo
Ahead at Start; Remain ,
ri atfop pf League-. 4 .
Parrlsh lunlor Wgb. school's bas- .
ItetbaUJteam prored a bMck J
?giarit illers 14' beating- St. Paul a
hlga school last night on tad Par-
riato. floor, 25 to zi taa uwreuj
remains undefeated. In . the north-;
ern dtrision ot the county B ;.
league. It 'was the 16th straigns
victory for Parrlsh. , 1 ' . '
- Pete "Hoffert, Parrisn gnara. .
opened hostilities with n field goal
to give his team : leaet utac .was
never -forfeited,-Davldsoa wf -St.
Panl waf bish. with t 15 points
and Skdpfl, spvedy fwward.fo
Parrlsh, led bin team with lU Tne
St. . Paul -players were nearly; all '
bigger than the parrlsh boys, but ;
succumbed to the fast-breaking at-
tack of the smooth-playing victors.
Half time scora'was 14 to 10. '
The Parrlsh Trojans", won. over
Liberty grade school in the pre
liminary. 37 to 11.
Parrlsh (25) (21) St. Paul
Skopil 11 .F.J'.'4'Grlbbles
Freeman T 15 Davidson
Chiles 4 ; .. . - 1 McKay
Hoffert 1 ;G.: . 1 f Jette
Henderson t -G. -JL. Mutter
' Referee, Strltmater. '"'
Trojans (37) (11) liberty
LeBouef 11 FJ. 5 Williams
Sweigext , F.. .. Snmmars
UTalter 14 - ;.C ....... 1 Coleman
Ltndstrom 2 ..G Cogswell
Drlggs 4 : G Esheman
Stubblefield C .S
Kay Woolen Mills basketball
quintets took two games front the
Stay ton Athletic club at the Y.
M. C.Jl. last night, the first team
winning 64-43, and the second
team taking a close one 26-25.
Moge and Page, forwards on
the Kay first team, made 18 and
16 points respectively to lead the
parade' in the feature game, while
Reedln of the second team made
11 to help nose out a win..
Kay (54) (43) Stayton
Page 16 F 16 Thoma
Moge 18 F . 14 Ware
Wilson 10 .. ,. C Shelton
Keiser f g Darby
Colgan : G 6 Smith
S 2 Siegmund
-F 6 Pendleton
-F 4 Shelton
- C 4 Sarkey
G 7 Thoma
G 4 Darby
DALLAS TAKES TOP
MONMOUTH, Feb. 16. In the
final county A league conference
game here, the Monmouth high
school's basketball squad was de
feated by the DaUas high team
last" nighty acore 33 to lev 'The
game way hard fought, and much
less onesided than the score Wnid
indicate, Monmouth lads being off
their usual stride In basket shoot
ing, whUe the Prune Pickers had
an exceptionally lucky streak.
Dallas . Monmouth
Hunter 8 F. 6 A. Snyder
Jones 4 F Wilson
Webb 17 C. McKern
Kliever3- G.. 4 R. Snyder
Fisher 8 G Winegar
Referee, Max Allen, O.N.S.
la a preliminary tilt between
Monmouth and DaUas high school
reserves a close hot battle was ,
waged with Monmouth , leading
heavily with the icore ending at
half, Mohmouth 18, Dallas 4; and:
at the final whistle. - Monmouth
23. Dallas 17. y
KAY MILLS SQUADS
WIN OVER SW1I
IN COUNTY LEAGUE
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