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DES MOINES, IOWA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 28, 1938. Masses Start at Drake Fieldhouse This Morning 0) in) fo)M JlvL Ml i 71 LTL n o h n iv II V II II v II I I II M I I I i l 1 , Bulldogs Prepare for Oregon IE liKIM I s P I IIA JENSEN FIRST RUST LECTURE OPENS SCHOOL IPRtSS tANi f UMNG DRILL fa jT" CAGE SESSIONS 50 Already Listed; Ruffa Shines in Kicking Points. By Robert Myers. Expect-1,500. By. Brad Wlltton PASADENA, CAL. m The cur- ... wan rirnwn RrnunH fc;H 01 setij Assured of record breaking attendance at all sessions the fourth annual free coaching school of L tattle plan of Duke and The Des Moines Register and !jthern California Tuesday nignt Tribune opens here today with all marks shattered for advance reg jeer the rival Rose bowl football eg went tnrougn ineir mm serai istrations. More than 5n "early birds" vis :blic practice. ited registration headquarters Visiting football writers from . Vnrth Carolina sector took a Tuesday afternoon and evening with the main parade of prep tutors expected to march upon the Drake fieldhouse this morning al peep at the Southern Call nia team and came away deeply Lwhen Orville W. Rust, coach of Hill Injured ps.DENA. CAL. .r Dan Franklin High, Cedar Rapids, ush era in the school proper at 9 a. m. All Counties Represented. TO ENROLL FOR COACH SCHOOL O'Connor Brothers Attend. ' Sights and sounds at the coach, ing school's registration headquarters ... EARLY BIRDS . , . W. T. Jensen, Urbamlale High, was the first to register . . . beat Renaud Rys- . dam, Sheldahl mentor, by a split second . . . first out-of-stater to sign was William R. Conner, Evan-ston. 111. ... He used to coach it Columbus Junction, la., High . . . now at one of the few schools that doesn't participate in the Illinois prep cage classic . . . says Iowa basketball style equals that of the neighboring state . . . Maxine Martin, Lone Tree, was the first of women coaches to call for tickets. . . . She's a former Wlntersct High girl ... DIET . . . Orville W. Rust, Franklin High coach of Cedar Rapids, was the first Instructor to put in an appearance . . . and unfolded a nifty about his star, Al Eddy . . . Al, so Coach Rust says, wns stricken with hunger just before last year's sectional battle . . . staved off the pangs' until his will power melted , . , then he went out and downed several wedges of pie drowned with liquids. . . . There isn't any moral. . . . Eddy Just went out and splashed in 20 points that night. . . . Orville Rust, incidentally, is a brother of Art, Newton coach . . . Both were atars at Des Moines university. ... THIN MAN . . . Frankie O'Con-nor, the original thin man of basketball as a member of the Drake university quintet is in town to attend the school as a full fledged mentor . . . represents Har. rlsburg, 111., High . . , Frankie claims his first three weeks were I (Tiger) Mill, co-captain and a ! . .. r nf Duke university's Total advance acceptances soared well over' the 600 mark with 11 new names tabulated to the list in which each of the 99 counties of the state were repre BKOl'HfcKit "IS SCHOOL." TOUEI Ht.Klhe O'Connor broth sented and approximately 60 high V H MI t'A) fy ' I f I - h i' C 4, i I I a I l ' i' 1 1 1- jv : 4 X V; 1 1 ".j, : A pi Z l v i school squads accompanying their coaches. New acceptances that came In just before registration headquar anar - " Jfottall team, apparently pulled back muscle In practice Tues-ity hut Blue Devil officials lat-tr declared he would be in satisfactory condition to resume frills "today for the game with Southern California. Hill, running down under a prat, suddenly pulled to a stop? i moment later, leaning on t.ie ithnuhler of Eric Tipton, he left Itiie field. 1 Duke spokesmen said it was 'merely "catch" In his back, fuhich has happened before, and "that he would be all right. i ters opened on the mezzanine floor of the Chamberlain hotel were: A. D. Gambach, Peterson; Joseph Ruckman, Lucas; Lewis A. Jones, Blockton; D. G. Keoppel, Victor; Floyd Dresser, Sibley; Ed P. Barrows, Cherokee; W. A. Scott, Blairstown; Bob Evans, Lo gan; Glenn Long, Attica; Howard ers came to town Tuesday to attend The Register's annual free coaching school. Shown looking over the school's program are Frankle O'Connor (left), last year's Drake basketball star who now roaches at Harrlsburg, III., and Marty O'Connor, roach at Tipton, la., High school. Gage Clinic Program TODAY'S PROGRAM. Morning. n:oo Orville W. Rust, Franklin High, Cedar Rapids i Building the Squad. Versions of Screening Offense. 10:00 Martin Brandes, Sac City High: Psychology of Coaching, Experience Learned the Hard Way. 11:00 Clayton Sutherland, Mason City Junior college: Tournanirnt Preparations. Individual Offensive Work Afternoon. 2:00 Bob Klnnan, Muscatine High: Individual and Tram Defense, Man-fnc-Man Style. 8:00 Tad Reld, Northwest Missouri Teachers college: Plays by Situations. Scoring Areas Related to Plays. Scientific, Rebound Tactlw. 4:00 Chuck Taylor, Chicago: Ball Handling and Passing. Evening. 8:00 Smoker for Head Coaches, Main Ballroom, Hotel Fort Des Moines. W. Flower,- Iowa Falls; C. E. pressed with the size the out- Thomas, Hampton. KuNt First Speaker. Six state-wide known coaches : averages 195 pounds and the of Howard Jones' Trojans. Easy Victory Fades. The California delegation like-ise spent the afternoon watching ;e .Dukes', and voted unanimously were listed on today's program, the first of the two-day session that includes a giant smoker tonight and a doubleheader basketball con test Thursday night. fat one thing was certain when Rust's talk on versions of the screening offense and building the te teams come together next Monday; namely, that the Iron squad launches the morning ses sion and the Franklin High coach promises to offer a new slant on .kes are going to be mighty igh to push around. Whereas a week ago many back- Notes ' Coiifitiupd on Page Nine. these two particular angles based on his own experiences. is of Troy were yelping for a kcision by at least 14 points, most Brandon Follows. Martin Brandcs, Sac City High's veteran, follows at 10 a. m. with his "Psychology of Coaching." Experience learned the hard way. them Tuesday will be thor-;ghly satisfied with seven. Point Appears Important. The seventh point, it might be ided, seems most important De fease the Dukes have a big fellow iraed Tony Ruffa, a substitute iard, who displayed a marked ieptitude in booting conversions. I And just to show how much ad- School Continued on Page Nine. Oregon Clips Illinois Tutor Five, 60 to 45 ional power he carries in his ' right foot, Ruffa stepped back fnd placed a few through the up- ijhts from the 30 and 33 yard ncs. "That will be enough," called :t Coach Wade. "That will be too much," chor-d the Trojan faction. No Scrimmage, Apparently still satisfied with s eleven, Howard Jones again it the Trojans through a stiff ill, but ordered no actual scrim -try mAmV L 1 CHICAGO, ILL. University of Oregon's barnstorming basketball quintet Tuesday night defeated Western Illinois State Teachers college of Macomb, 111., 60 to 45, at the Coliseum here. Ted Sarpola, lanky Oregon forward, led the victors in scoring with 18 points tallied on eight baskets and two free throws, while Bill Hughes, Macomb guard, chalked up 21 points on nine baskets and three free throws. Close First Half. The first half was a ding-dong affair with the teams alternating in scoring. At halftime Oregon had a narrow 25-to-23 advantage. As the second half started, Sarpola, Gale and Anet hit the hoop mage. The last time the team ent through this type of work las several days before the Notre ame game Dec. 3. Today no spectators will be ad- , Resnter Btaff Photo by Otne Thomas. The Register's cameraman visited the D rake fieldhouse Tuesday to get some shots on the Bulldogs' preparations for Thursday night's battle with Oregon here. He caught them in scrimmage and snapped this splendid action shot. It shows L. D. Norris (No. 27) snagging the ball off the backboard after a missed shot. Behind Nor-ris, trying to get the ball is Ivan Barney (white suit), while Ned Swan (No. 31) starts up after the ball. fitted into the workouts of either "am. Both Jones and Wade plan least one wnrlrnnt in ho Rnso FIRST COACHES TO REGISTER The first coarhrs to rpHstrr for TVip Dp. Hi but nothing definite has been naed. tor's annual free coaching school were W. T. Jensen (center) of Urbandale and Renaud Rysdam (right) of Sheldahl. They are shown "signing up" as Charles Allward looks on. for five consecutive baskets to give the westerners a lead of 12 points which they maintained to "Start the New Year Off with the RIGHT FOOT-WEAR" ID Model 3 Black c Brown J' 5 A V GUS HENDERSON HIRED BY LIONS Brought Los Angeles to Grid Top. PALM SPRINGS, CAL. m- HONORED BY SPORTING NEWS Uander Meer Player of Year; McCarthy Manager of Year went through an undefeated home season and a successful invasion of eastern pro gridirons. Coached at Tulsa. Henderson left the head coaching job at Tulsa university to come here with the Bulldogs, and prior to that was credited with starting the University of Southern California toward the forefront of leading college elevens during his regime there from 1919 until he was succeeded in 1925 by Howard Jones. ( SSl I IHOIS FOR MIM the final whistle. Laddie Gale, Oregon forward, dropped in four baskets and two free throws to take second place in his team's scoring. Tutors Start Fast. The Teachers, laat year's "Little 19" champs, started fast as Magraw dunked in two shorts and a free throw to offset Sarpola's fielder on the tipoff play. Halfway in the period the Tutors widened the gap to 13-11 on Hughes' one-hand push shot. Sandness' of the Webfeet then tied the count at 13-13 with a fielder. Hughes' short shot, and Shaw's free throw put the Tutors in front, 16 to 13. t "Sleepers" W ork. With one minute of the half George (Dick) Richards, owner of the Detroit Lions, professional football team of the National -IOVVAN CITED FOR WORK VANDER Mr.f.R. ,01 McCARTHF, HOI'KINS league, announced Tuesday night the appointment of Elmer (Gus) Henderson of Los Angeles as coach of the Detroit team. SPOUTING GOODS STORK Will Be Headquarters For All Coaches and Superintendents During The COACHING SCHOOL Henderson, coach of the Los Angeles Bulldogs since 1936, succeeds Earl (Dutch) Clark, who recently resigned as coach of the Mod XyUa no-Mt, no-run games for the Cincinnati Reds. Giles, vice-president and general manager of the Reds, won designation a top executive for developing the Cincinnati farm system, assembling many of the team's players and helping club morale by his amicable salary negotiations. He also ably handled the all-star National-American league game. Corresponding minor league honors went to McKenna, secretary onH himinpaa manager of St. Paul minor league managers for his record with Atlanta, which won the Southern Association championship, both playoffs and the Dixie series. Hutchinson, Seattle Pacific Coast league pitcher recently purchased by the Detroit Tigers for J50.000 and several players, was named the outstanding performer In the minors. He won 25 games and lost only seven. Honorable mention was given the following: Basketball Tickets will be MAJOR LEAGUE MANAGERS Bill McKechnie, Cincinnati; Gabby Hartnett, Chicago Cubs; Oscar Vitt, Cleveland. MAJOR LEAGUE PLAYERS Bill Lee, Chicago Cub pitcher; Jimmy Foxx, Boston Red Sox firstbaseman; Hank Greenberg, Detroit firstbaseman; Charley Ruffing, New York Yankee pitcher; Ernie Lombardt, Cincinnati catcher; Joe Gordon, Yankee sec-ondbaseman; Frank McCormick, Cincinnati firstbaseman; Buck Newsom, St. Louis Brown pitcher; Bill Dickey, Yankee catcher; Stan Hack, Chicago Cub third-baseman; Pinky Higgins, third-baseman recently traded by the Red Sox to Detroit, and Johnny left to play, the Webfeet worked some tricky sleeper plays to give them a 24 to 19 lead, the Tutors rallied but fell short and the half ended, 25 to 23. h! L0UIS' M0- UPi-From the nw office, bench and field, LT? C' Giles- Joe McCarthy tnL y Vande- Meer of the ar leagues stood Tuesday with FL uCKenna- Paul Richards and rea 1 Hutchinson of the minors as I's No. 1 mm of the year. (A and McKenna, executives, v.aithy and Richards, manag-and Vander Meer and Hutch-"n, players, won their acco- CbJ,rom the Sportine News' in 19n3PaPe thdr Tug "Carthys selection, of r"""- was for his record In r' the NeW York Tankees eh, thlrd ralght world mp Unship, and Vander OREGON 60. I WESTERN 45. o. kt. fm a. ft. r fiOc here. You will receive a WELCOME at O -fhaw.f BRITISH BROGUES You'll like the masculine lines of this fmart new British Brogue. CURLYS Mn"s Shoes 621 Locust 410 East lh Lions. Richards would not divulge salary terms, but intimated Henderson had signed a long term contract. . Brought Bulldogs t Top. Henderson took over the Los Angeles Bulldog organization three years ago and brought it to the top as one of the best Independent teams in the nation. Pittsburgh, Cleveland and other National league teams fell before the Bulldogs this fall as many of the enderson-developed stars Sarpola. f Mavbec.f Dick.c SHndnwa.e MeNraly.C Anet.v ' of the American association, who 2 Sleamn f 0 Maeraw.c 3 Kulkn.c 2 Stewart.-2 HuKhri.c 2 Harrlift.g 4 Wlliard.f O! lj Totali MAJOR LEAGUE EXECUTIVES was credited with the teams nse tmm aeventh nlace in 1937 to the -Larry MacPhail, vice president, Johanstn.g Pvainas.g pennant in 1938. St Paul had the IIOI'KI.VS SPORTING GOODS CO. S-0121 412 7th Brooklyn Dodgers; Phil K. Wrig-ley, president, Chicago Cubs, and Connie Mack, president-manager Total! 24 12 1A highest attendance recora in iu history this past season. Richards won recognition among Baseball Continued on Page Eight. Halftlm,! arorp -Orecon 2r, Wetiprn 23. Off(cil--Kraft nf North Central; Clarno. of Bradley Tech. 'of the Philadelphia Athletics. f,. ",r "is unprecedented pitching two consecutive

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