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The Weir Okegon Statesman. Salem. Orejron; Friday Morning. February 8, 1929
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WOOD AND BELL :
Visiting Forwards Convert
' Spectacular Shots to
I Beat1 Willamette
"The Whitman Missionaries un
covered a tcouple : of scoring aces
iw Wood and Bell, to defeat the
Willamette Bearcats J8 to 17
Thursday nilM In the first of a
two came series which will prob
ably decide the Northwest confer
ence basketball enampionsnip.
.Willamette started strong and
held the lead throughout the first
half, bat Whitman finally got Its
. scoring machine In .working order
near the end of the period ana
Willamette was only three points
ahead, II to 10, at half time.
' It was Applegate. star Whitman
guard who had been reported as
laid up with a sprained ankle, who
turned the tide with several cler
vir long shots early in the, second
h half, but from there Wood and
. Bell .carried on the attack, scoring
frtim all angles and proving more
effective when closely ' guarded
than lit the open. ? Both made
seemingly impossible shots close
under tho basket. . '
Bearcats. Take Lead
The Bearcats gained their early
advantage t by following missed
shots and eonvering on second
chances, and also by outrunning
the Whitman defense; but they
- lost for no other reason than fail
ure to convert innumerable easy
After Whitman gained the lead
the Bearcats fought hard ' and
several times seemed on the point
of regaining the lead. Gibson and
Litchfield, sent on the floor in an
effort to stem 'the tide, did so
momentarily but then were check
ed. Whitman kept eight" to 12
'points ahead throughout the last
Recent illness of several of th-s
Willamette players slowed- u p
their floor play, especially, in the
early part of the second hair.
The Bearcats still have an out
side chance to win the conference
championship, which will be thelrs
II they take tonight's game and
then win "their remaining games
as they will play more games this
season than the Missionaries.
Whitman ' Willamette
. Wood C13 ) F ( 7 ) Scates
Bell (11) . F . (6) Adami
Holmgren (l).r-.C (4) Cardina
Hove. .Q....(5) Hauk
Croxdala (7) .0....(1) Fleshe:
Applegate ( 5 ) S..- Ledbctte;
- ....S.... ( 3 ) Oibsor
Upsets "Noted In
YM. League Play
- Bank Team Wins
Surprises and fight were in or
der on the Y. M. C. A. basketball
floor Wednesday night when f6ui
teams of the, young men's division
league -tangled. One smalK poin.
was the. margin by which the
Ducks defeated the Cannery quint
to win Jl to 30 In a game that
left the! players played-out. The
surprise came when the Bank play
ers overturned-the Panthers ant
rolled them under, 23 to 17.
Batehelor. Duck forward, wa:
the outstanding shot of the twe
games, sinking the sphere for 1C
of his team's '.points, all v mad
from scrimmage. Bob Ashby o'
the Bankers, turned in 9 points U
be high point man for the game
with the Panthers.
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Teddy's Next Ring Foe
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Vonne JSam Langford, who
ring here. next. Wednesday night.
knock on t oveV Willie Gordon, and
could Salem fans ask as guarantee
dodging leather? '
Fox FaciBS Tough Job
In Fight With Speed -
Colored Boy Wednesday
Teddy Fox has his work cut oul
for him for certain next Wednes
day night at the armory when he
is billed to meet Young Sam Lang
ford, dusky whirlwind who Ha;
been knocking them all over re
cently in the northwest.
Langford won from Sailor Wil
lie Gordon decisively at Astoria
not long ago, Gordon's second
throwing in a towel at the end of
the fifth round after the seaman
had been worsted steadily. The
negro then boosted his stock still
higher by . winning from Benny
elz. - - ' ' '
To top it off. he fought Danny
Nunea a slashing draw at Astoria
a week 'ago, the best fight Astoria
fans have ever witnessed and be
fore the poorest crowd, that: ever I
turned out there, tub erowa wae
PORTLAND, Feb. 7 (AP
Vancouver . triumphed over Port-
and 2 to t tonight in a Pacific
oast hockey league game but it
required an overtime period to
urn the feat. Neither team' scored
n the first but both registered in
the second. Play in the third,
which brought the crowd to its
feet frequently failed to see the
puck netted and 1 minutes of
overtime was called for. With Just
12 seconds to go. Jerwa sent the
ubber Into the Portland net and
the game was over.
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will meet Teddy Fox in the arniorj-
' Lanzford "has scored a technical
also beat Benny Pelz. Wluit more
that Langford will keep Fox busy
small aue to bad weather, sc
small that the hoys fought- for
practically nothing, yet they cut
jach other up viciousljr. proving
i.nai iney aren i jusi money iignt
ers.; .' , ; '
Nuncs will be on hand next
Wednesday night to challenge the
winner, and that fight will be
only one week! later, Matchmaker
Harry Plant has . announced, as
Langrod is to leave for a southern
tour soon, and In case he wins, the
.succeeding fight must' be In the
next two weeks. That Is the rea
son that Plant is bringing so
tough a boy against Fox' now; he
couldn't get him any later.
Langford andTox have posted
forfeits to make 130 pounds Wed
Giant Club Now
Have Signed Up
NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (AP)
Receipts of the signed contracts of
Bill Terry, hard hitting first base,
man, was announced by the New
York Giants today. Ail of the
Giant -regulars of 1928 now have
' The world champion New York
Yankees have not announced re
ceipts of any contracts, signed or
unsigned. The Yankees have many
of their stars under holdover con.
AND VOO SAY MOO
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MONEV TO A SMALL
POV WHO WAS
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Beechler and Kitchen Lead
Way to 32 to 9 Victory
in Road Game
ASHLAND. Ore.. Feb. 7.-r( Spe
cial) The Salem high school bas
ketball -team won an - easy -victory
over Ashland - high here . tonight,
3 2 to 9. -' The - local team fought
hard but was bested: at passing,
guarding and most of all at shoot
ing, -i.-r-:, ..,.,r,:.f
Against Salem's tight defense
the Ashland players- could find no
channel .through to the basket, and
were forced to do all their, shoot;
ing at long range. s -,ft;
Beechler and Kitchen starred
for 8alem. Beechler Shading in
scoring with IS points.
Six Salem substitutes went in
In the last quarter after Siegmund
was forced out of the game with
a bad knee, but the second string
men were able to . hold Ashland
scoreless in this period.
The score at half time was 18
to for Salem: - -r
. The Salem team will go to Med
ford tomorrow for a two game
series against Medford high.
League H Copers
On Bill Tonight
Three games will be played to
night in the senior Sunday sehool
league on the Y. M. C. A. floor.
The first game will begin at 7:
15. Keen Interest has been shown
by the spectators at the past
games of the league which have
been filled with fight and some
The Presbyterian and Evangel
ical teams will meet in the first
game to be followed by the South
Salem Friends and First Metho
dist Quints. The final -competition
of the evening will be supplied by
the Leslie Methodist and Calvary
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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7 (A
P) The signed contract of George
Greene, left banded pitcher, was
received today by the-San Fran
cisco Missions. Greene was pur
chased by the coast league club
from Des Moines of the. Western
league, last year. His home is in
Lebanon", Pa. . .
Champ is Winner
NEW YORK. Feb. T (AP)
Eric Hagenlacher, of Germany, de
feated Young Jake Schaefer, of
Chicago. 400 to 361 tonight, in
one of the tightest matches of the
international tournament for the
18.2 balkline billiard champion.
ship. The match went through sev
Toronto Card is
TORONTO. Feb. 7 (AP) Al
bert (Frenchy) Belanger, Cana
dian titleholder, and Corporal luy
Schwartz of New York, recognized
as- world s champion by the boxing
commission of that state, meet
here tomorrow in the feature bout
rt an all-flyweight show.
STEP UP - ;
by Ccwjr&i Prua Asmcmuot, 1m. I
SAN -RANCrsCO, Feb. ?.-
(AP) Possibility of - the Tonne
Corhett-Dummy Mahan welter
weight bout, set for next Monday
being postponed or called .off.
loomed today1 when it was learn
ed that Mahan was in a local hos
pital. What Illness Mahan, a deal
mate from Texas, was suffering
from was not learned and it wa
stated that he would. be. examined
by' a doctor tomorrow. He worked
out yesterday and apparently wan
In ' good condition. ; :
The , O'Leary's r Legionnaires
picked bowling team , will hold a
special practice session against an
all-star team tonight in prepara
tion for the five game total pins
mateh which they will play Sun
day at 'Portland against the Im
perial Hotel five. The Hartman'f
women's team . will also go te
Portland Sunday . to play one of
the fastest teams in that city, and
a ; large crowd of rooters Is plan
nine to support the two local
teams in thfse matches away from
The Statesman derby entry list
now totals 55, with utill more
planning to enter today. More
sub ro8a reports have it that
Brees and Woodruff of the Gen
eral Petroleum team are topping
the field. . j :
. In Business Men's league play
won from the Roth Grocery two
Thursday night Montgomery Ward
games out of three, and, the saiem
Sanitary Dairy won by an equal
margin from Falrmount dairy.
. Scores were:
' Roth Grocery
& Roth 134 123 162 409
.644 747 774 2165
Dututaa 156 176
Hendei-Kkott 109 169
.758 714 748 222;
792 721 '738 2251
Sammy Baker is
Beaten by Meyers
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1 (A
P) Pete Meyers, of San Francis
co, a "welterweight with a dyna
mite punch in either hand, tram
pled on the fistic hopes of Sammq
Baker, of New Yorktonight when
he knocked out the fighting ex
army sergeant in the sixth round
of a 10-round match at Dreamland
PLADNER KAYOES HULL
PARIS, Feb. 7 (AP) Emile
"Spider" Pladner, French fly
weight, knocked out Johnny Hull
of England in the sixth round of
their bout here tonight.
IUOOO. HE GOES
PAST HERS ALL,
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BILL TILOEIi TO
Sufficient Punishment Al
ready Has Been Exact
ed, General Belief
- BOSTON, Feb. 7. (APJ The
prediction that "Bib Bill" Tilden
would be reinstated as an amateur
in good standing was heard on all
sides here today as delegates as
sembled foV; tomorrow's meeting
Df the United SlStes Lawn Tennis
The" general feeling among the
ielegates ; was that .Tilden ; has
been punished sufficiently for his
infraction of the association's
player-writer rule at -JVimbledon
ast summer. It was said that
Tilden' reinstatement was decid-
d on several months ago by tbe
ennis powers, but that the an
nouncement was withheld pending
formal approval of the conven
Another matter on the conven
ion'B program was the sanction
n'g of the national ran' ing list.
fhese rankings, based on the 1928
jlay. were decided on several
months ago, it was said.
It was freely predicted that TU
ien would be ranked No. 1, Fran
?is T. Hunter, No. 2, George M.
Lott, No. 3, and Jobo . Hennessey,
Xo. 4. No delegate cast any doubt
on the prediction that Helen N.
Wills again would head the wom
en players. .
The reelection of Samuel fl.
Collom ,of Philadelphia as presi
dent of the U. S. L. T. A. 'was also
described as settled.
IN SPECIAL ROOMS
Eighty-three Salem children re
ceived school instruction and guld
ance- through the special room
conducted at the two Junior high
schools and Lincoln, Grant and
Richmond grade schools, accord
ing to the report for the.lirst.se
mester Just submitted to the city
superintendent by E. A. Miller, di
rector of the department or . re
search and guidance.
Of the misfit pupils. 21 were
enrolled at Parrish; 19 at Leslie
14 at Lincoln; 16 at Grant; 13 at
Richmond. Five children dropped
out during .the semester. Two of
the Parrish pupils are now beini?
given full time work in regular
classes, three from Grant are ie
turning to regular classes, two at
Highland and one at Lincoln.
Three new teachers were assign
ed to special work at the beginnin
of the . year, which necessitate
considerable adjustment before en
tirely satisfactory work 'could be
accomplished, but on the whole
work of the department for the
first half of the year has been
productive, the report shows.
House bill 66, by Carkln, relat
Ing to the repeal of sections of the
Oregon laws governing election
contests, was indefinitely postr
poned in the senate.
We'll GQ IMiKPUiFtiJ
This bos? guoov
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CAN SPY VPOKi PHIU
Earl Sonde Plans
Return tojarf on
- Own-Race Horses
BALTIMORE, Feb, 7 (A
) -Earl Saade, 1 once pre
mier jockey of the American
turf, may have the leg up"
on some of . his own thor-
onghbreds daring the Mary.'
'land racing jieasoa this year,
following aa alteration made
by tbe Maryland racing com.
mission today in 1 the rale
governing snch asee.
- The aew Jockey role "will
allow -former- riders i like
Saade. who have bee opto
owner and trainers, to ride
their own horses only. Sande,
who gave up riding last year
because ef increased weight,
probably will ride In the big
stakes when his horses car
ry 11B pound snd more. ... ;
Bevy of Attorneys Argue to
Have" Six Months Sentence-Set
WASHINGTON'. Feb. 7. (AP)
The District of Columbia conrt
of appeals was asked, today by
counsel for Harry P. Sinclair to
set aside" his sentence of six
months on charges of contmpt of
court on the ground that the jury
shadowing .during the oil man's
conspiracy trial with Albert l
Fall fell "far short" of this of
Appeals were made also on be
half of H. Mason Day, who wa
sentenced to serve four months:
William J. Burns, head of the de
tective agency bearing his a name
sentenced to 15 days, and his son.
W. Sherman Burns, who
fined f 1.000.
The government s answer.
made through Neil Burkinshaw
assistant .district attorney, de
clared the "espionage" employed
by the Burns operatives "com
prised much more than shadow
George P. Hoover, counsel fo:
Sinclair said - that jury suTvell
lance did not obstruct or tend tc
obstruct justice and hence did no
meet the supreme court's defini
Hon- of contempt. . The reconl
shows the jurors were uot molest
ed or even approached, he, added
Daniel Thew Wright, counse
for Day, a business associate ot
Sinclair, decided the latter was
well within his rights in keeping
the jury under observation. The
department of justice Itself ha
established "by common custoir
and usage" the legality of th(
surveillance of juries.
For William J. Burns his at
torney, Charles Douglas asserted
that he did not know detectlvef
from the agency were employee
to shadow the juror.?. Dougla
said that Bnrns, detective actlvi
ties consisted - solely of advisinp
the firm and said that in this Id
stance his assistance had not beet
For Suit iRght
Heard By Solons
House joint memorial S, ask.
Ing congress to pass legislator
enabling the state of Oregon, an c
the Klamath irrigation district to
institute suit against the. federa'
government and the California-
Oregon Power company to . se'
aside a contract between the gov
eminent and the sale of lands-, wa:
considered a't a public hearing
held Thursday night by the bonsc
Representatives of the district
organized labor, state grange, far
mers union and the order of rail
way conductors urged the com-
mittee to recommend adoption of
the memorial. Attorney General
an Winkle, appearing forthe
state, asserted facts were suffi
cient to indicate that the govern
ment had violated a trust Imposed
in commuting the negotiation;
with the company.
- Herman Phleger of San Fran
cisco attorney for the company.
reviewed the proceedings leading
up to the closings the contracts.
He said that a large benefit had
tjeen. brought to the district in
the way of storage and power de
rclopnient and that the company,
as agent for the government, was
complying with all conditions that
had. been Imposed upon it. -
Head oi Dakota
Club is Honored
With Party Here
Some sixty members of the.Da.
kota club gathered at the Ameri
can Lutheran church Wednesday
for. their regular meeting and to
due special honor to the birthday
of the club presldenL;MrJ..:.Bvr
ton Crary. . ;
Long tables, centered with can
dles were set In a half circle about
the church social room.- The cen
ter Table celebrated a huge birth
day cake, decorated with tiny red
candles. As the last coarse for the
dinner pieces of this cake, which
had. been duly cut by Mr. Crary,
were passed to. the ruests.
Following the dinner Mrs. Gor
don McGilchr 1st sang "Annie Lau
rie" and -other selections accom
panied : by Mr. ! William - MeGllch
rfstrr.. on "his concertina.
.The hostess committee for -this
occasion; was Mrs.; Hattie Gutch.
Mrs. A. J. Baldwin and Mrs 'W.
LlnXooL . . ' -'
Races Still; Close; In Many
, Teams Developed
No.' i; La Grande.
No. S. The Dalles.
No. 4, Medfor,d.
No. N5, North Bend.
No. - Eugene.
No. 7. Salem. s
No. 8; Tillamook.
No. t Astoria.
Incomplete reports from thf .
high schools ot the state 'on dis V
trlct basketball races, . are begins i
ning to point out the teams thai
are most likely to participate In j
the state tournament here next ?
month. . These reports are b-inf '
compiled by the Willamette Col :
Although the apparent leaders! t
are as Indicated above, there art
stiir other undefeated teams lq
each district. In district No. H j
Ontario- and Prairie City havf j
not played as representative j
group of teams as has La Grande i
' In the third district, Wasco pre 1
sents a threat to The Dalles' pro
eminence. Comparison is impo. !
sible since neither has played an ;
team that the other had met, up
to the time of the latest reports. '
Roseburg in district 4 has madd
a goodrecord but has played fe
district games. '
North Bend has defeated Myrtle ,
Point byva one point margin in i
district . 5, and Marshfieid is yet ,
o be heard from although it del :
Seated Coqullle by a smaller scor4
han that made by Myrtle Point.
Tillamook's scores are not in ;
eluded except fn reports from its)
opponents, but the cheesemakerg'f
apparently stand alone in theij '
district, NO. 8. Astoria, in die f
trict 9, has played few district i
games but has beaten Tillamook. 5
fltfER SHIP SALE
Shipping Board Quiets Sen-
ators by Promising Full
- - T Information
. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.- (API
The sudden storm in the-senat
ver the contemplated sale of thi
Vtlantic fleet of government ves
els subsided today after members
)f the shipping board assured tb4
enate '-t'owmerce committee fhal
hey would inform the committer
)t any' deal before it is eonsum
RespoirdlBg to a resolution
ldoptedjlast night by the senate.
.nairman .Jones or the commerce
ommittee, called the entire ship.
ing board before the committee
Chairman O'Connor of tha
oard Informed the committee)
hat there was no Intention of
losing the deal for, sale of the 1
essels including the Leviathan.
furlng the day. Senator McKel
ar, democrat, Tennessee, author
-f the investigation resolution.
ast night told the senate he had
'leard tbe contract for the ships
vould be signed today.
O'Connor further stated thai
he board had ' not decided
whether to 'accept any bid and
hat it was investigating the fin- !
nclal-responsibility of all the bid '
lers and that this work had not
Paul W. Chapman, Inc., snb-
aitted the highest bid for ths
ieet 116,000,000. But neither
hat bid. nor any other was dls
ussed today at the brief com
mittee .meeting which ended.
peacefully when O'Connor and
?ach member of the board In turn
ssured the committee they would
gain come before It when they
lad decided what course to pur
Is Given Aid of r
Speaking before the Y. W. C. A.
luncheon guests Thursday at 12 :
15 o'clock pr. Carl Gregg Doney,
president . -of Willamette unlver
sity, expressed the feeling that "to
:ary of the Y. M. C. A. spoke
palng fund was not only a duty
but ,thiT it was a privilege to be
able to giv-4o such civic Institu
tlon." ' . - ' - ,
- Mrs. C, Kantner leid f'he de
votions taking as her subject of
philosophy of Henry Van Dyke.
Mr. Claude .Kella, general secre
tary of the L C. A-Lpok
briefly. A fekgram waa read from
Mr. -Fred Jarmen who with Mrs.
Jarmen is in Callfornlarln which
he pledged a substantial amount
to the Y. W. Q-JLi campaign fund.
The total , amount for the cam
paign, fund dating from Wednes
day noon to Thursday hoonwa
reported :towbe ,11026.36. - s
Mothers to Obtain
More Fiinds By Act
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Governor ; Patterson ; Thursday .
approved; house bill No; 146.t bJ5 -Representative
Henderson,. :Pet ;
mittlng Juvenile and countjj
courts ' to increase r allowances tA
dependent mothers under the wid
ows' pension acts.