Pickles Martin to fight at Portland Armory
Nov. 7-8, 1921
Portland fistic fans get their first glimpse of Pickles Martin, a San Francisco mauler who will face Willie Capelli in the main event at the Portland Armory.
• The Portland independent football league will end its season this weekend with the St. Johns Bachelors Club facing Arleta Athletic Club in the Franklin bowl for the championship.
Earlier in the week Albina and Oregon City battled to a 0-0 tie at Jefferson High, and Goose Hollow defeated Pier Park 18-0.
• The Portland Soccer League has two new teams — Kerns and Honeyman — who have joined Peninsula, Canadian Vets, Macleay Scots and Camerons in a six-team loop. This week's games take place at Columbia Park and Franklin High.
• Salmon angling is excellent in and around Tillamook and St. Helens.
• Washington High's football team is set to play Everett High in Everett, Wash., on Thanksgiving Day for the interscholastic championship of the Northwest. The Colonials will start secret practice next week, coach W.A. Fenstermacher says.
• The Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League baseball club signs a contract with the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association to begin spring training in Pasadena, Calif., on March 1. The Chicago Cubs have conditioned there for the past several seasons.
• A committee is soliciting funds to build a golf course on the site of the Rose City Speedway. The popularity of the game at Eastmoreland's crowded municipal course fuels the drive for a new nine-hole links.