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The Portland Shipbuilders' base
ball league is after the services Of
Nick Williams, manager of the
Spokane team, and, according to
a report from the Rose City, Will
lams has been offered a manager
ial bert In the semi-professional
organization for the coming sea
President Farr, of the Spokane
club, __ certain the blond lioss will
be on the job to direct his team,
however, and that the Portland
offer will be spurned.
"Why, 1 received a letter from
Nick only af-ew days ago, sizing
Up the Spokane situation, and giv
ing me some of his plans for the
coming season," said Mr. Farr re
cently. "I am certain, or as cer
t-aln as a man ran be of anything
that NM won't have anything to
do with the Portland semi-pros."
o o o
Boss Mct'redle of the Portland
team, has signed Pitcher Jack
Scholer, who earned U__ spurs as
tending hurler for the Mount An
gel college team last season. The
young collegian Is reputed to be a
good hurler. and in addition a
flashy lnfielder. lie was used on
the infield when not pitching for
his alma mater, on account of his
BUREAU TAKES UP
The Commercial eluli civic
bureau, at its monthly meeting
March 28, will consider policies
of the city for the coming year.
It has been decided by the execu
tive board "of the bureau. Candi
dates for city offices probably will
appear to give their ideas on city
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NEW ORLEANS TO
ARENA FOR FIGHT
WILL FRANK FARMER BE
ABLE TO DEFEAT THIS
GOOD LOOKING BATTLER?
Photo by Markliatn.
Al Summers, rugged young NMfptV from Oregon, who meets
Irani, l-"aniier here Thursday night.
Mill I rank I'niiner have an
edge on Al .Soiuniers when the
two big fellows mccl Thurs
day nigtil In-fore the Kuglca'
That is the big question among
fight fans as the day for the bat
tle draws near. Many fans believe
that the two men are as evenly
matched as it Is possible to find
two athletes. Others take the
recent records of the boxers as an
i indication that Sommcrs will have
For instance, both boys have
met Micky King, the Australian
phenom, during the past month.
Farmer met King In Ta
eoma February 'M and earned
a draw In one of the great
est ring exhibitions seen here
in yc-ars. Hoinmcrs met Mug
in Heattle on March 5, the fol
lowing week, ami lost tlie de
cision. But lie put up a spir
ited battle, and there were
iiuuiy at the ringside who be
lieved Unit tho Portland boy
deserved a draw.
Batters of the 364 th field hos-
pital at Camp Lewis proved they
were hard hitters yesterday In a
game with the ::ii.:rd hospital by
poling out five home runs during
the game and winning by a 14 to
4 score. Charley Mullen, former
big leaguer, but now a captain and
managing the ;ili4th team, got two
of the circuit drives.
Wingate for the Furnaoa
Kenton for the Range
WE GIVE 8. * H. GREEN
1930 Commerce st.
Tttesdftj, March 10, ltlß. -THE TACOMA TIMBS-Fagt Bb__
Somuiers lias Farmer cheated
when it comes to experience in the
ring. His match here will be his
BL'nd scrap since he left the ama
teur ranks. He has been boxing
almost constantly since he first
came out, while Farmer has been
in temporary retirement for the
This again furnishes a problem
for the fans to chew over. Many
will claim that Farmer's return to
the woods has given him a big
physical advantage, while others
maintain that Sommers should be
in better condition because he has
given his whole time and thought
At any rate, opinion is a.bout
evenly divided over the two
heavies, and it is certain that they
will put up a rattling good scrap.
George Shanklin has arranged
a very satisfactory supporting
card, including tlie following
bouths: Marty Foley v 3. Fred Gil
bert; Johnny Moore vs. Harold
Jones; Wildcat Leonard vs. Jack
Hartford; Jack Thomipson vs Bat
Cub Lineup is
(Vailed l'reaa Leased Wlrr.l
PASADENA, March 19.—With
his first game of the season—
against San Diego—24 hours away
Manager Mitchell of the Cubs to
day announced his lineup which
may be retained thruout the 1918
season. Paskert, Mann and Flock
in the outfield; Merkle, Kilduff,
Hollocher and Deal, infielders,
were the favored players.
G rover Alexander, supposed to
decide Joining or quitting, showed,
no signs of weakening.
Bodie on Job
(trailed rri-M Leased Wire.)
MACON, Ga., March 19.—The
Yankees' training grind may now
proceed without further interrup
tion. Ping Bodie will don a uni
form for the first time today. Ping
hasn't signed a contract, but is ex
pected to today.
(I iiiii-il Frees Leaaed Wire.)
NEW ORiLiKANS, March 19. —
Matt llinkle and Dominlck Tor
torich, fight promoters, who are
partners in the $10!>,000 bid for
the Wiilartl Kuitoii championship
battle, are now busy figuring on
preparing the biggest fight arena
in history of pugilism if their rec
ord smashing offer is accepted.
Tortorich already has an arena
which seats over 10,000 fans, but
he and Minkle have decided to en
large this to seat 2a,000, If they
stage the battle.
They plan in the first time in
history to have thousands of *}*.
ami t_ seats, which will be pop
ular price ducats when compared
with prices at other heavyweight
championship affrays. Ringside
box seats are to sell at $50 each
and possibly $100.
(I uilril l'rr-» I i-ux <■ Wire.)
SAN FRANCISCO, March 19.—
Perle Casey and Kd Kinney are
stated today as two of the Pacific
Coast league's umpires this season.
President Baum didn't name the
other one. Ralph Frary, Herman
Held and Bill Phyle aer candi
dates. There will be only three
SPORT IXC. BDITOR TI.MKS:
Will you please oblige me by an
swering the following questions:
(1) How long did the Ketxhel-
Jack Johnson fight last and the
(2) What are the longest fights.
by rounds, that Jack Jolinson ever
took jiart in?
S.VM C. STITT,
Co. A, ;!61st Inf.,
( I ) Jack Johnson knocked
Keti lii-i out in Ihe l-Jih
round In a fight staged at
Col nm, Cal., October 10,
(51) .lack Johnson's lmyi-M
fights listed in record books
are for ~o rounds, altlio it is
said he fought over a longer
rouU before lie gained prom
ilKMice. He fought 20 rounds
with "Klondike" Hunk Orif
fin. Denver Id Martin, Sam
MiVij. Snnil) Ferguson, Mai
Loss of Arm Doesn't Keep
Him from Being an Athlete
Being an expert athlete takes
something besides physical prow
ess and wK ill. It demands a great
deaJ of determination. There was
never a great athlete who went at
his work lazily and without pep
who ever got anywhere. On the
other hand all who have been suc
cessful have devoted time and
energy to their work and hnve
been determined that nothing;
shall stand in the way of success.
Now and then one hears of an
athlete, unfortunately crippled,
who has climbed to the top of his
line of sport thru sheer de'er
There's Neely, the big guard at
Dartmouth, who despite the loss
ot one hand was last year con
sldered one of the great linemec
of the east. There George Sut
ton, one of the greatest HI I,ml
lsts In the world in spite of tin
, AT THE THEATERS
; Orpheiun vaudeville, Friday,
i Saturday and Sunday, matinee
' and i-icuing.
PA NT A (IKS
! Krazy Kat All Ulrl Revue;
! with vaudeville.
; 'Checkmated," dram atic
;skit; with vaudeville.
"Izzy on the liorder;" Monte
> ( aitei- Stock Co.
"Amurllly of llollies Line
! Alley," with Mary Plckford.
I "The Rome of Blood," with
! I 'he-da Bara.
"Violet of the Yukon," with
"His Royal .Highness," with
I Curlyle Rlarkwell.
Izzy Has Lots
of Trouble and
Fun on Border
Landing in the clutches of an
tin scrupulous Mexican who makes
his living by smuggling Chinese
across the Mexican border, Izzy
and Mutt, the two chief funniakers
at tlie Oak theater, have the time
of their lives this week keeping
out of United States prison and
dodging bullets from customs of
ficers and greasers. It's a com
plex plot, with counter plots bump
ine Into It at every angle, but it
furnishes endless fun for Monte>
Carter and George X. White, and
many opportunit'es for the woni
on or the company, particularly
the dancing chicks, to display
Ha;iid-fire comedy with more
action than good sense. Is Monte
Cartel's "Izzy on tlie Border." It
is a riot of lun. with a dozen or
more new r.ougs carefully inter
mingled with the laughs. The
show remains all week with mat
inees and evening performances.
Some good bowling was seen at
the Smelter Athletic club last
night when the first match was
held in tho tournament for the
benefit of disabled sailor* and sol
diers. Among those who took
part were White, McLean, Dick
i__e, Kd Anderson, Bill Burrows,
Ted Lynn, Enoch Wagnild, Joe
Albert, Frank Albert, Teddy Ditch.
fact that he has no hands to play
with. There's Ernest Jones, the
English Professional golfer, who
plays better golf today than he did
before his leg was shot off in
They are only a few examples
of what determination can
achieve. Each excels in hid par
ticular line of sport.
In Cleveland there lives an ath
lete who has gone them one bet
ter. He has only one arm and he
excels in many lines ot sport. *
When Howard Brooks lost, his
left arm In a hunting accident in
1912, he wrecked his dances of
becoming a big league ballplayer.
He was a first rate catcher and
was to have Joined the Toledo A.
A. club the next year. A brilliant
future as a professional ballplayer
bad been predicted for him.
i But altho he was disappointed
NICK WILLIAMS IS
OFFERED BERTH IN
This is the last day to see Jewel
Carmen In: "Violet of the Yukon,"
a fine story of Alaska life <frhich
has enjoyed a successful run at
the Melbourne. Surrounding Miss
Carmen Is a cast of excellent play
ers. The story concerns a girl
and her father, an old prospector,
who travel from camp to camp.
Finding her brother in trouble she
decides to barter her salvation to
help him. The fight for her be
tween a heroic young .pastor of the
frontier and a dive keeper makes
for keen Interest.
By 'Krazy Rat'
Girls is Treat
Putting across an act of patrio
tic flavor which makes an instant
appeal to every audience, the
Krazy Kat All-Girl Revue, one of
the headliners of the new Pan
tages bill this week, have one of
the biggest vaudeville hits sent to
the coast this season. A dozen
or more sprightly girls in a series
of dance and song numbers, fin
ishing with the -smashing air of
"Over There" and a patriotic
finale, carry the act thru without
Handsome white horses have
the leading parts in the act of the
Lowandies. A knockabout com
edy finish adds a unique comedy
twist to the number.
Military monkeydoodle Is the
title of the military stunt of John
and Mac Burke. John is a won
der on the piano. James Silver
and Helen Duval have a clever
'character sketch, "Simplicity."
'Joe Reed has some Italian dialect
j stories and plays on a number ot
Janet and Warren Leland are
rapid-fire painters. "Struck Down"
is the current episode of "Who Is
Class championships among the
wrestlers of Lincoln higli school
will be determined in a tourney
to be staged in the school gym
nasium Thursday and Friday of
Two wrestlers from each class
will ibe entered in every event, or
a total of I! 2 men In the meet. Cap
tains for the different classes were
named yesterday by vote of the
students as follows: Seniors,
George (Harader; Juniors, John
Mund; Sophomores, Otto Duevel;
Freshmen, John Parker.
at being barred from the big
leagues, Brooks did not get dis
couraged. He began practicing
other positions on the diamond
and became a very fair outfielder
and still plays amateur baseball.
He Is considered one of the best
bowlers in .Ohio and captains one
of the crack teams In Cleveland.
He is noted as an accurate spare
Altho he has no left hand to
bridge with. Brooks is an excel
lent billiard player.
He is a member of a crack bas
ketball team and is one of the
most valuable men on the team.
How does he do it?
"Why I just made up my mind
that I wouldn't let the loss of an
arm discourage me," Brooks ex
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Chester's Conklin's Funny Antics
Are Bright Feature at Colonial
"His Hidden Purpose," a Chester Conklin comedy, is one •
the bright spots on the Colonial's bill this week. This feature la
added to the main bill, Maiy Piekford in "Amarilly of Clothsline
Alley." Conklin is rapidly becoming one of Ihe most popular co
medians in filmland, and "His Hidden Purpose" eusily explains his
popularity. Mary Plrkford's new play, with many of Ms scenes laid
in the old Bai-bary Coast of San Francisco, is attracting wide com
Handsome HaroldLockwood -
Has Drama of North Woods
The old country store, a scone from Harold Lockwood's near
Metro drama, "Broadway Bill," which conies to the Apollo tomor
Harold Lockwood, the popular
Metro star, conies to 'be Apollo
tomorrow in his newest picture,
"Broadway Bill," an exciting
melodrama of the "bright lights
of Broadway" and the Northwest
• "Broadway Bill," a frivolous
society fellow, realizing that his
mode of life is a barrier to his
heart's desire of winning Muriel
Latham, leaves for a timberland in
the North owned by his friend
John I'nderwood. The foreman,
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treat these ailments successfully.
In the treatment of BLOOD and
SKIN DISKASKB, Kidney, Bladder
and Urinary Ailments, riles, Vis
tula anil other altim-nts to which
men are subject has been remark
ably good, ami Is due to my careful
anil painstaking treatment, coupled
with a long experience. I employ
all the latest discoveries, such as
RKRfMS, BACTKIHNS and ANTI
TOXINS, and 1 give
914 and 606
by the Intravenous method. These
two remedies have done more to re
lieve suffering mankind that any
Other recent discovery. If you have
any ailment Involving the Blond
you should have a Blood Test made
and determine at once what in .it
ment you need.
and my terms for treatment arc
reasonable and you can pay In
weekly or monthly Installments, or
aa you are able.
Hours: 10 A. M to 8 P. M Dally.
Sundays, 10 to 12 only.
J. J. Keefe, Ph. G., M. D.
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'In-roßia, Waat —
Puck Hardigan. suspicious of
Bill's purpose atS-mpts to kill him
hut Is unsuccessful. Bill later
whips the bully and Is made fore*.
man of the camp. He Bees an er- v
roneous report that Muriel is en
gaged to his rival St. Cleve, and
later when she arrives In camp
with the I'nderwoods, there la
cons'raint between them. Her
young brother, Jack, is lost in m
blizzard, and Hill finds him and
brings li'm .safely back lo camp.
Then a reconciliation between Bill
and Muriel follows.
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Your Particular Ailments,
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and you can pay as able in
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