Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on December 5, 1934 · Page 14
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. OAKLAND TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5, 1934 Tl"- m lullllllllll i j DONS PRIMED FOR FIRST WIN OYER ST. MARY'S BY PHIL RAY RAPID rises are the rule rather than the exception in football. Take the Gaels and Dons for example. ' The University of San Fran-icisco, playing then as St. Igna- 'tius College, was trimmed 48 to 0 by St. Mary s in 1919 and 25 to 0 3 in 1928. Yet today the Dons are conceded an even chance to defeat ;.the Galloping Gaels Sunday at ;'Kezar, in spite of betting odds that iavor the Gaels. , The "unknown" Dons failed to score a touchdown in five years of Slay against St. Mary's, crossing the " line for the first time in 1931. Then came Spud Lewis, a year after the J)ons assumed their new name. His ' first exhibition under the Warner; . system found the Dons on the short J end of a 16 to 7 score with a green "' team. Last year the Gaels won, 7 to 0. This year, with a host of seniors flaying their last same, the Dons Wlii mane a auierimueu . uiu mi , . their first win over the Moraga eleven. 1 OOO O PEAKING of "unknowns," did jl ,3 y know that st- Mary's record wasn't printed In the official football record book In 1921?. Today! they rank as one of '. the top teams In attendance and it are known from coast to coast. The Gael scores of 1921 Included ! that 127 to 0 defeat by California. 0 0 0 sTQUT in the same breath that fj speaks of rapid rises come i opinions from several sides 'tht ffxithnll is nn the downswing '-rnnut havino reached its oeak dur- V ' V ting 1928 ana On pxnmn e held to illustrate tne 4.tnn n tho nrirl ffame Is the BEES in HWIHIIUlIIHiiniHlllllll rJ H J !'l :: MiMffifiimiiflniiHiiflliiittiiilliiiii ' oBointment of "Stub" Allison asuampDen, aryce Brown, Jim Arne 'hnH rnnrh at Ca forma, iiaa ms trend been the other way, it is wiintorf nut raifnrnia won hi have z . . . ..' . ttujl. ,!,,.( i looked to tne fcast or lvuonie virai IOr a COotn Willi a U"'""- 'fcFM" . ...HI. 1 ; 1 1 ,' r. 4 rnrllla. 1'Urm Dossiblv Bernie Bierman Land would have offered him $12,000 5o $15,000 per year. But California, ior one, is iea up ,'on the proposition of "booming" the .camc. officials say. The powers that M saw in Allison a gooa, souuu C ' i -J.! ofootball coach who could De in- jtaneo wwnout iuss or nurry. ii"-- . .. , ... . ... M. 'TM... fact that Allison's reported salary is leu man siu.uoo is nein as an in r-dication of the trend rather than a .reflection upon Stub's ability. 9 The passing of Pop Warner and -Bill Ingram has left the Coast, with r:-but two high mUmi coaches T W-..J T . TT O n Clin Jfc-XiOWUIU .nun- "I ", "")' d,Madigan of St. Mary s. o o o MAYBE the game is approaching normalcy, yet on the other side of the argument we have the most hlghly-organ- lied armies of proselyters In the ' history of Coast football. The modern "ivory hunters" don't search the coal mines and wharves (or their players but they do fo ' after prep and Junior college stars with a modern finesse that is not oaly ingenious but effective, since it it backed by various alumni clubs and organizations whose dues provide the support. Much to the dingust of the more rapid California fans, the harvest of 6 star prep athletes last summer came in for considerable pro- fesslonal criticism, we understand. : a ft a A LTHOUGH Arleigh Williams J has two more games to play for California, the tears are already oozing from California eyes Ba the prospects of u season without him loom. Who'll take hi.s place? December guesses are usually very poor, but we'll hazard a list of the prospects In the order of their present stand lhg: ' Floyd Blower, Don Fowler, Eddie Valleio. Jim Carlyon and the freshman backs. Blower can punt and pass. So can Fowler and Vallejo. Carlyon is the smoother rtinner but lacks the punting ability. He may be shifted to another backfield job when Allison Starts his system rolling. The Frosh material ii especially promising and I II may .UC wai a vciaouic uai.iv -au ue oiuugm aiu.iK lauiuv ciuua.i t" f in ine oiu. mam ne.p irum the yearling squad, however, is ex- pected to come in the form of Blockers, ends and linemen. It will be an unusual sight to see m otvic yj mute .iwiyii, M in n un vaioiiy oquau ni ui ivcir.v , uul 1 1 let i a what will probably result next fall. 4 . 62 Nominees for Santa Anita Race LOS ANGELES. Doc. 5.--(A') With belated entries still rolling in, the list of nominations for the $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap here February 23, stood at 62 today. Ten were received in yesterday's mail postmarked December 1, the closing date, and Webb Everett, racing secretary, expected others today. Those thoroughbreds thrown into the classic, which included such names as Cavalcade, Twenty Grand. Equipoise, Mate. Statesman. Head Play and Laysman. were: Rock X, Monson. Joe Flores, Bis-sagos, Jimmy Sutro. Navanod, Redress, Dark Winter, Pillow Fight and Frisky Matron. 4 'Irish' Fans Visit At Agua Caliente AGUA CALIENTE. Mex., Dec. 5. LLrf LL' cago. arrived here.tod.y and will remain until tomorrow when they Will leave for Los Angeles, where t irith onJ friverHv f ?....i,om as,xr.:"K: r;;:' n California football team will clash Saturday. In the Notre Dame party arc: Senator and Mrs. George Maypole, Nah; Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Corbett; Tom Nash, John Nash and Richard Mr. and Mrs. John Foy, Mr. and Mrs. William Dugan, Mr. and Mrs. Mward Gould, Joseph Smith. Rich. Halpin, all of Chicago. CLIPPER GLOOMY 28 PICKED FOR T.C.U.GAME N SOUTH By BUD SPENCER Twenty-eight Santa Clara Broncos led by coaches Clipper Smith and Buck Shaw entrained last night for the great Horned Frog hunt. The great Horned Frog pursuit will end on the banks of the Trinity River in the city of Fort Worth, home of the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs. And the city named after Brigadier General Worth by that eminent old warrior, Winfield Scott, which is now a metropolis of oilfields and cotton production, the Brtfncos from the thriving little university of Santa Clara will attempt to corner all the "frogs" of T. C. U. in that university's football pasture next Saturday afternoon. FEAR8 SURPRISE Circulating on the train 1odny was Smith with his veritable frown of pessimism. And as he did last night and the night before. 'he continues to say that Coach Dutch Meyer's Horned Frogs aren't tame animals. "Texan Christian may not be a great ball clnb," groaned the Clipper last night before leaving. "but It's good enough to surprise us. Doesn't It throw passes all over the lot? Haven't the toads the geratest center In the country In Darrell Lester? And look at their backs!" Mv. m- ClinDer, you ve got us nervous", too! The Broncos who packed their u 1 t:.v,U,J Hknn.J tUn 4.nin ""x H,m ",c at ocincK.iais mum weie. nm man Finney, Bill Dutton, Hums ncn ana rranK amun, enns; uick Haughian. Bus McGee, Maurice Sr h rk anrt Car Gaoonskl. tackles: I , . m rt I rl .1 L.0U1S apaaeiorp, uicn nassi, ijiuin- . . TT.,, nl,n.i Unmnr IWUKCIB, emiibij utuiina, iiwiii.i Hclmstoin and VI Dowd, guards; Owen McCusker and Glen Higge'ns, center; Joe Salatlno nnd Bill Hall, quarters; sweat Sanson, rran Sobrero and Don De Rosa, left half- backs: Henrv Thomas and Ray Kn- dSk. right halfbacks, and Hon .... ... . . nnsshnrdt. Nr o Falsschl and John . . ... . " pirer, ruiioacKs. NEW PLAVS READY Smith revealed last night as he shook his veil of pessimism for a moment that the Broncos are armed with several new plays, several of which are aerial shots from the trusty right arms of - Sobrero and De Rosa. The Broncos because of rain have been a team that had n nassing attack but couldn't use 't in most of this year's Important games. They may be expected to match T. C. U.'s air raids with a few oasses of their own. The Broncos worked harder on pass defense during the past few days than on any other depart ment of the game as Al Ruffo's freshmen rquad ran Texas Chris tlon plavs avainst them. When they switched to offense Thomas displayed gome real ball-carrying talent and although he was unable to break away against the year- lines for any great gains he made many short romps, Texas ChristUn was upset last week by the Southern Methodist Mustangs. If) to 0, "That," moans Smith, "Is the reason why they're going to be tough against us. If T. C. U. had defeated the Mustangs wp'd have a better chance We with to announce that din ner Smith is gnin into vaudeville to wear a wet blanket as Job's comforter. Little Stars Are Selected (Cont. from preceding Sport page) those who play before multitudes ind hotra Y i ffVi Mvsit Avmri nnhliritv d t . t chronicle their feats wh0 wJn reconition when tne tim. ... in 4h lll.Am.Hra )h . afPrefatinns But tne bj men irom the mM schools linally have won recognition in , mie All-America team for idu ii,j ,.,itu ,ua airt , Liated Press observers in ... arts ot ifua r,,,m. . After comparing this team with the big All-America including the stars from Alabama, Minnesota, .Stanford, Navy and the rest, the suggestion arises a coach might pick the little team over the big one. Good beyond question is the first team backfield of Johnny Mackorell of Davidson, Ike Peterson of Gon-zaga, Fritz Hanson of North Dakota State, and John Turlcy of Ohio Wes-leyan. Thcsejour had to be to win recognition m competition with small college stars from hundreds of schools, especially since most of them are the only standout players on their respective teams. Chris Kjeldsen of College ot Pacific, coached by Amos Staee, wis picked as one of the guards Mrt -nllaM. ui I. ?. "'i6!?. Plamore .,,..k,..i,.:.i. .t. li...... .-3 ..'Jl." - 1S ume ranks, and undefeated Tafts were bK1 in Krl, iu. . , I SVenS" The South, the Far West and .the l!,lC.LpUeed men on The first and second team: FIRST TEAM Ends -William Grinnell, Tuffs; Tr.nMn nr.,. vi-.ui. m ;.r "'"M.jH(K,es Tony Blazine, Illinois Weslcyan vAants uariana, Catawba. Guards -Chris Kjeld: en, College of Pacific: Loren Grannis, Willamette. Center Rudy Prochaska, Tulsa. QuarterbackJohn Mackorell, Davidson. Halfbacks Ike Peterson, Gonzaga; Fritz Janson, North Dakota State. FullbackJohn Turley, Ohio Wes-ley an. wii. , 'RUSTY' 1 . nTrnwp)MMMIWWWM rmmm. ' it- 1 iiiimmmmp i jn Once the idol of thousands as jm . -ii'ii .1 nusiy vjih is Dea-naaen roaay ai Aiameaa county nospitai, the victim, physicians say, of right) shown as he was in 1931, pounds. Cause of the ailment is mystery, doctors say.-r-Tribunc photo. PERIERA SEEN AS HEADLINER Al Perlera, who sometimes grap ples under the name Perry and is one of San Jose's favorite sons, is expected to embellish the bright reputation he has established in this city by cutting down Jerry Monahan, hard bitten Irishman, in tfcl special event to the Glen Wade- Cy Williams main event at the Friday night Auditorium wrestling show. , Perlera, after a slow local start early in the season, appears to have struck his stride, and has built a sturdy foundation of wins In recent weeks. Three months spent in South America, marked by mini rims victories, hasn't hurt his reputation and it has improved his technique. Pericra, in recent contests displayed a smooth efficiency that is drawing some qulzlcal glances rrom ins prospective opponents. Messrs. Dan Kololf nnci .lack Ganson, moguls of the mat here, have expressed the belief lhat with in a month or so Pcriera will ro a local main event. Me is expecjrn fi experience little difficulty with the trial-horse, Monahan, who while rough and ready, possesses no par ticular finesse. Return of Dean Dctton to the lo cal mat is being awaitea witn interest by Oakland fans who recall the fleet Utah lad as one of the flashiest audience pleasers in charmed circle of muscle kneading. Detton will bring his flying tackles and drop kicks into action against Rube" Wright, of Los Angeles in the semi-windup Wade will substitute for "Gentle- man" Jack Washburn. Engineers Trim Uarcos, 24-20, In I. A. A. Play It .took Polytechnic Enkinoers and Uarcos to furnish the excitement last night during the lhrc-game program of basketball games put on at the Oakland Auditorium in the I. A. A. Class Double A League. The Engineers nosed out the Uarcos, 24 to 30, with Alvarndo leading in the scoring for thenj, by making eljjflt points. Liotta of the losers, totaled 10 points. The two other Double A games were lopsided. MacMarrs defeating Montgomery Wards, 59 to 34. and Golden State swamping Calwicos, 57 to 25. Gower, with 20, and E wun i pumib, were me leading scorers for MacMarrs, while r-,. ,. i - ...,ii. in 1 1 Stultz topped the Wards with 11 c-, ..... 1 t A1J. was iuu man iu! uuiueu State with 17 points J" me iat,s n. games, aiso ai ma Hamilton. In the Class A games, also at the p g and E to a 28 to 2 win over Safeway Hazel" At "n SotSlInyrthte &ES mmI, i , , ITiTdigts to lead H gstroS maoe i oigns io lean nagstroms. whiie Nune looped 10 for Haze Atlas. Clark, with 12, was high for Paraffines. . Class E games played nt Univer sity High saw Garner Electric defeat Bank of America. 23 to 21: Pamabcos trim American Trust, 27 to 25, and American Creamery take Merchants, 27 to 12. Nelson scored 18 and Vierra 10 points for ,the Creamery. THROWN FOR LOSS a flashy Bear halfback, Ralston . . I 1 , , , . . rheumatic arthritis. Here, he is (at at 198 pounds, and today, at 150 FAST FIELD TO RACE SATURDAY BAY MEADOWS Dec. 5.The $5000 San Francisco handicap, to be run at Bay Meadows Saturday, will have as entries seven nationally famous thoroughbreds already nominated for the $25,000 Bay Meadows handicap to be run De cember 16. The seven are Faireno, second largest money-winning thoroughbred in the United States; Time Supply, which set a new track record at Bay Meadows last Saturday, Riskulus, rated one of the six best horses in America, Azucar, also one of the first six, Clarify, Blessed Event and Pillow Fight. Other nominees are Wacoche, Bien Fair, Jimmy Sutro, Novanod, Moonson, BSriamns, and Rock X. 6 TO RUN IN L. A. At least six of those nRmed as nominees for the Bay Meadows handicap also are probable starters in the $100,000 Santa Anita handicap, 'to be run in Los Angeles Feb ruary 15. Riskalus, owned by Norman W. Churrh, Los Angeles millionaire sportsman, already has been named as a favorite in Saturday's handicap features as a result of his exhibition workout at Bay Meadows last Saturday. The big bay, held under double wraps, breezed the mile and one-sixteenth in approximately 1:39 after twice circling the track at a brisk gallup to get limbered up. BAY TRACK FAST. The track record of 1:10 1-5 for the six furlongs, set by Time Supply last Saturday, establishes Bay Meadows as one of the fastest tracks in the coufitry. The victory of Time Supply against the two entries of John D. Spreckels III Sharp Thoughts and Risky Misswas completely unexpected as the entry ci Mrs. F. A. Carreaud was reported to have been in poor condition after being shipped from the East. FOUL IS STILL FOUL. Britain refused to listen to the suggestion of Jeff Dickson, promoter, that the no-foul rule be introduced into British boxing. El Cerrito Results FIRST Futurity: He.v Day. SS.20. $4. $4.80: Masked Bouncer, $12. $15; King Rufus. $3. Time, :30 1-5. Quiniela. $71.20. SECOND-Futurity: Indian Brow, $5.80. $5.40. $2.80: The Mink, $2,40. $2 60; Black Zipper, $3.20. Time. :29 4-5. Quiniela. $7.40. THIRO Five-sixteenths; Paran Chant, $15.20. $5 80, $10; Lady S.. $4.80. $3.40; General Yen. $6. Time, :33. Quiniela. $25.60. FOURTH Futurity: Gold Dunne. $56. $0.20. $6.20: Officer MeGurk. .$10. $4.80: Ford 8, $3.40. Time. :29 3-5. Quiniela, $63 80. Scratched The Owl. . FIFTH Five-sixteenths: Glory Silva-niir., $7.40, $4.60. $4.60: Irish Sadie, $4.40. $2.80: Ima Judy, $3.60. Time, :32 3-S. Quiniela. $20.20. SIXTH-ruturity: Blindie Grey, $16.40. $7.20, $5.20: Patty Warrior. $12.40, $5; Lillian C. $5.60. Time, :29 2-5. Quiniela. $30.20. SEVENTH Five-sixteenths: Silver Bill, $11.20. $5. $4: Cash Up. $12.40, $3.40; Master Myall, $3,60. Time. :32 3-5. Quiniela. $5,40. Scratched, Phar Lap, f .EIGHTH Futurity: Lila Fay, $17.60, $5.40. $3.60; Lionhcart, $3.60, $2.60; Jerry Unkind Sfi.60. Time, :29 2-5. Quiniela. $26.80. Double option, sixth and eighth, $72. NINTH -Flve-slxteenths: Lord Blitz. $17, $8. S-M0; Anxious Day?, $10,20. $5.60: Truth. $5.20. Time, :32 2-5. Quiniela, $40.40. TENTH Futurity: Happy Laddie. $6.40. $4.40. $4; Mr. Zilch, $4,80, $3.20: Flying Max, $6.80. Time, :28 4-5. Quiniela. $10.20. ELEVENTH Futurity: Spitilrt. $32.80. $20 60. $6.60; Conejo Mike. 7, $3.60: Kelly Mae, $25. Time, :29 1-5. Quiniela, $146.20. AS BRONCO TEAM LEAVES RUSTY MAY BE LIFE CRIPPLE Ralston "Rusty" Gill, veteran of many a classic gridiron struggle as half back for California and later . .. . an aspirant touJMme ring and movie honors.' uemi another cour ageous strugglenoday. He is trying,jriot without some success, to regain his broken health that 'was deemed perfect when he made football history in U. C iwiiwiw f"U uuici lytviuati .ova : M,... I I .,11 1, ,,11 ci ftdiums "Rusty is the victim of rheumatic arthritis, which may cripple him for life, sny physicians at the Ala meda County Hospital, where he has lain in bod since October 8. He was on the brink of a career in pro football, he revealed today, when the seizure came. "I had a secret contract to play for the New York Giants at $250 a game when I got so sick I had 'o give it up," he lamented as he lay in his hospital bed. He is not the Gill ot the old football days. He is gaunt and plainly shows the ravages of his ailment. From 198 pounds, his "fighting trim" three years ago, he has dropped to 150 pounds. He has one goal while physicians probe his case with X-rays, seeking a source of his ailment. "I want to be out of here by Christmas," he says, and, with the old spirit goes on, "I will be!" Trojan Breaks Leg; Irish Now 2-f Favorites LOS ANGELES, Dec. 8. (U.R) The luckless Southern California Trojans suffered a body blow today with the loss of Ward Browning, first string right end. Browning was counted out of Saturday's Notre Dame game when physicians said his right leg was broken just above the ankle. Going down under a punt in scrimmage yesterday, the 200-pound end tackled Bill Howard and- in the ensuing pileup was left sprawling on the ground with a snapped leg It was the serond such casualty of the season. Several weeks ago Beavltt Thurlow, substitute end, broke a leg in scrimmage. Browning's place was taken over by Bob Fuhrer, alternate left end, who himself is nursing a broken nose. Browning's loss was taken keenly by his teammates. Although his play all season had been disappointing, he showed a surprising reversal against Washington last Saturday and the team relied on him continuing his stellar work against Notre Dame. His departure made the Irish the more pronounced favorites. Odds of 2 to 1 were quoted with Trojan followers displaying little interest. By MRS. CURRY LOW Mrs. P. E. Curry of Sequoyah captured first place in women's invitational meeting yesterday at Claremcnt Country Club, when she shot a very good 86 to lead a large delegation of feminine golfers from various Eastbay clubs. A triple fie resulted in Class A for leadership on the basis of net scores, Mrs. A. E. Wishon and Mrs. C. B. Kenny, of Claremont netting 80's, while Mrs. Ralph E. Cotter of Diablo had the same score. Mrs. J. R. Knowland Jr.. of Sequoyah, took first place in Class tt5 with a net of 77, while Mrs. J. A Sullivan of Casstlewood led the C. Class players with 81. Gross scores, handicaps and nets of the leaders in each class follow: Class A Mrs. A. E. Wishon. Claremont, 89-980: Mrs. C. B, Kenny, Claremont, 89-980: Mrs. Ralph E. Cotter, Diablo, 91-1180: Mrs. Frank B. Colin, Sequoyah. 93-1281. Class B Mrs. J. R. Knowland Jr., Se quoyah. 90-13771 Mrs. Richard P. Sell-man, Claremont, 93-1479;. Mrs. Bay Decker, Claremont. 95-1580; Miss Anita Dieckmann.' Claremont, 93-1383. Class C Mra. J. A, Sullivan, Castle-wood, 105-24 81! Mrs. J. P. Nellon, Cs-tlewood, 105-20 85: Mrs. Andrew Christ Jr., Claremont. 106-21-jK; Mra. A. R. MerrlllOruida. 107-21-86, BUSHERS STAGE DANCE FOR CHARITY By CHARLIE TYE Secretary Eastbay Baseball Managers' Association. Friday evening will be the big night of the year for bush baseball players and their best , jrls at Sweet's ballroom, Fourteenth and Franklin Streets. Oakland, where the third annual baseball Christmas charity dance will be held. The affair, sponsored by the Eastbay unit of the Northern California Baseball Managers' Association, divides the entire profits between the Tribune Bluebird charity fund and the Post-Enquirer Salvation Army Fund. Reports on the advance sale of tickets, indicate that these bureaus should receive substantial sums for their worthy causes. STARS TO ATTEND Nothing has toeen left undone to make it an enjoyable evening for all who attend. Every local pro fessional ball player has been in vited. Congressman-elect John H Tolan will be honorary master)! ceremonies. ' Oscar Vitt. new Oak land manager; Ray Brubaker, for mer Oak manager, about to become a Coast League umpire; Dick Bar-tell, the best shortstop in the National League and also one of the highest priced; Johnny Vergez, one of the most popular players who ever left the- Coast to play big league ball; Ernie Lombardi and Harlan Pool, Cincinnati's batting power this past season, and many others have promised to attend to help spread Christmas cheer among needy families. During the intermissions, special entertainment will be provided by Mrs. Larry Gillik, wife of the former Sacramento am Oakland pitcher. She is a former movie star. Mrs. Gillick conducts a dancing school in the Eastbay and will have a few of her pupils to assist. Onnie Lundgren. catcher of the Berkeley League leaders. Consumers Ice. will, give an exhibition of fancy ballroom dancing with his partner, Miss Sara Nalda. Pete Rodriguez, the umpire, will render a song or two. Ralph Jordan will sing his famous yodelinr; number. SHINS FARM CONTRACT Waller "Bud" Moran. 18-year-old. 200-o.nind calcher of the Heath Dairy team, has signed a Cincinnati Farm rnntrarf wilh fnronlo, Moran will renori to the Stockton ramp. February 10 for hi; Irial to break into professional ball. Moran played for Roosevelt High School, has a rifle-like arm and hits the ball hard. a o Leslie, the young giant, pitcher with Dailey Motors, has also signed for a tryout at the Stockton..camp of the Hed Leslie formerly played (or Teeh High and San Mateo Junior College. He Is about six feet, five inches and weighs 190 pounds. i O O Tony Goulart. former E. Bercovicti & Son player, will be married Sunday to Miss Viola Dias. Tony is a brother of Ray Goulart. who also reports to the Cincinnati camp in February. 0 0 0 Mr. and Mrs. George Dlx. parents of shortstop Jimmy Dix of the E. Ber-covich & Son team, celebrated their twenty-ninth wedding anniversary Monday. They are two of the Eastbay's most enthusiastic baseball fans. . 0 0 0 Professor Charles Chapman. Northern California representative of Larry Mc-Phail. business manager of the Cincinnati Reds, has received word that Hie date of opening of the Stockton camp has been moved up to about January r to allow McPhail and Manager Dressen to attend this camp before opening their Florida training quarters. 0 0 0 Hery Hicks, baseball leader , in the Santa Clara Valley is making plans lo hold a mass meeting about January 8 In San Jose forming a Sanla Clara unit of the Northern California Basebal Managers' Association. A large cara-van of local baseball managers will make Ihe trip to Saiy Jose to assist in forming the new unit. 0 o o Ben Tanliawa, 180-pound Japanese pitcher with Haywnrd Merchants in Hardens Alameda County League, seems to have plenly of- the ball according lo Manager Boy Fields. ooo Business Manager Ambrose Del Vec-I'hio of the Chapel of the Oaks, tied for I the lead of the Dr. McLain League wtlh I Brown Derby Beer, claims his dutfield consisting oi lieorge rowies. nraw Ivaldi and Weido Lancione is the fastest in the bushet. Frank Peacock and A I Duffy wouW form a pretty fair hurling staff in any league. With Pop Nobriga. Larry Dutra and ,'Henry Del Vecchio doing the catching". Chapel of the Oak seems to have a good foundation for its recent success. ' OOO Al Marta. former Montana League player, now with Prestologs. and Lionel Charleton, catcher, are playing fine ball. OOO Braun Mattress team, despite illness that has kept the team in a weakened condition, has- been battling to stay near the top of its league. Anthony Giacone is the ace pitcher, with Captain John Valencia handling his shoots in faultless style. Arnold Virmontes. Don Stenner. Elmo Bettencourt, Andy Genovisino and Ben Valencia .are all doig their parts well. OOO Although his team, the North Pole Buffet, has been losing. Manager Bar-iachi has not lost, confidence in his boys. Bill Souza has fanned 32 batters in the last two games. Maurer. Madruga, Frankovieh and Rose arc al! hitting hard. OOO Ridolfi Drugs, leaders of their league, have not been scored on in the past 44 innings. Jimmy Adiego has hurled 28 seoreless innings. Al Raimondi has won 14 straight games. Dick Randall, former San Francisco ace pitcher, would like to sign with a Double A learn. Frenchy Mesple and Johnny Thomas also are open to offers. 3 Native Sons Games Tonight Oakland Parlor, will be fighting hard this evening to remain in the running for the Eastbay Native Sons' basketball title, when it clashes with the Claremont five, at Emery High School, starting at 7 o'clock. v Two old rivals. Piedmont and Friutvale. tangle in the second encounter of the evening. "Athens Parlor meets Eden in the final game of the program. Coach Binks Rawlings has been drilling his Eden hoopsters hard the past week in hopes of upsetting the league leaders. Mel Hunt and Mick Conroy will probably lead the pf-fensive work for the Athens quintet. Following are the standings of the tp3ms' Parlor W. L. Pct.l Parlor W. L. Pet. Athens ..3 0 1000' Piedmont . 1 2 .333 Claremont 2 0 10001 Fruitvale . 0 2 .000 Oakland . 2 1 .666! Estudillo.. 0 3 .000 Eden .... 1 1 .5001 BEST news of the week, that decision of Andy Kerr to accept the invitation of Califoi-nia and Aahmes Temple.Df the Shrine to train his Eastern star ! at Berkeley for the clash with the West on January 1. It means that we'll get a look at the team this side of the bay officially sponsors, and better than that " it will help to build increased interest in a game which docs an untold amount of good. If you've ever visited the Shrine hospital for crippled children or I have seen movies of the youngsetrs who have gone there and regained use of their limbs, vou understand. OOO ST.. MARY'S and U. S. F. are due to"play to a packed house next Sunday, if advance predictions are correct and the weather man turns in one of his good games. There's intense interest in the contest, even though much of thejnter-est leaves football when the Big Game is over and there's a general belief that the season's ended. If you want to see the Gaels and Dons clash don't wait too long to advance the cash. O O O fLerr, hnlj of the coaching staff of the East All-Stars, has won 40 games and lost four in five years at Colgate. . . . He tries to make the game fun for ihe. boys, with a wisecracking method that eases lots of the drudgery. . . . Uses the Warner sys tem uiitn lots of ilouttte spinners and reverses, and plenly of lateral passes. OOO c ALIFORNIA'S gridmen will oc cupy an entire deck of the President Taft when they sail for Hawaii. . . . They'll go third class, but it's understood they'll have the run of the ship. . . . Travel to Honolulu for football is a mighty expensive business and the athletic office at California will be tickled if the team breaks even on expenses. O, O O ST. MARY'S fans who made the trip to New York for the Kordham game will hold a big get-together parly next Sunday night at a San Francisco night club after the V. S. F. game. Fans who have made any of the trips, and their friends, will be welcomed by the committee headed by Frank Dwyer. which Includes Andy Johnson, Joe Noonan, Joe Murphy, Ralph Tomasco, Joe Millett, Jim Smith, John O'Dea, Dan P. Maher, Charley Cornelius, Ed Cottrell, Joe Kenny, Tom Cribben, Jack O'Lcary and Jim O'Donnell. OOO Four California colleges will send an All-btar team to British Colum bia late this month for rugby.games in Vancouver and Victoria, with five each from Stanford, California, U. C. L. A. and U. S. C. on the squad. Next spring a combined team may be sent east to tackl a Yale-Har-vard-Princetnn All-Star team, and it's possible that some of the western stars of the sport may be included on the team that faces the Cambridge-Oxford aggregation. Wards Battle State for Lead In Ice League Golden State and Montgomery Wards meet tomorrow night in the feature game of the Industrial Ice Hockey League program to be staged at the Oakland Ice Arena. They will be battling for the league leadership, as the teams are at present tied at the top of the loop. On dope, prior to last week's games, the Staters would be favored to pull ahead of Wards as Pacific Club had been a pushv-over for the other sextets. However, last week the Clubmen snapped out of their trance and defeated Wards in one of the most exciting battles of the season. If they flash the same form and fight tomorrow night Golden State is in for an uncomfortable evening. In taking on Pacific Telephone in the opiening session. Wards are tackling one of the smoothest playing combinations in the league. Big Les Clark of the Telephones is leading tjie individual scorers of the loop and is a tower of strength, both on defense and offense, Matt Henderson. Telephone goilie, who played his first full game last week after being out all season on account of illness, expects to have his eye back in shape for the coming contest. TONIGHT MY SYLVIA 'Valuable rreyhound by My Laddie-Sylvia Maid) will race a special field in DUBLIN FUTURITY ) Qumielas Are Averaging $66 per Race this week! Don't Miss the Unusual ORINDA STAKE TOMORROW EL CERRITO DOG TRACK Busses Leave 6th and Mission, S. . & Round Trip only 25 cants GOPHER PASSES, KICKS RIGHT OR LEFT By DO GLEXDON A confidential poll of , certain coaches, scouts and sports writers revealed that William A. Ingram, now a man of,affairs. did the best coaching job of the current West Coast season. William Spaulding 5 I of U. C. L. A. was next and Thomas I Leib of Loyola was third. Each team was given a "person nel potentiality"'pd the coach was judged on what he got out of his material. In passing, may we also reveal that the committee thought California had the poorest material on the Pacific Coast. Stanford was rated as having the best personnel, with Santa Clara second Last Winter Y. C. L. A. had the opportunity of scheduling a game with Minnesota in rrud-scason, 1934, at Los Angeles. The Bruins are understood to haVe believed that the game would not draw sufficiently to warrant the guarantee. PREPS OiVEN RI'SH Football's "detfutantes," the prep school stars, are having the time ortheir lives these days as various universities and colleges ssek to win their favor. Three of the local "debutantes" have taken week-end excursions with certain teams already. The "debutantes" will be dined until they are registered and in freshman uniforms. Then some head coach will say, "All right big shot let's see what you've got besides clippings!" Art Ciarkson, Minnesota back, passes with either hand, kicks with either foot. His father is a British merchant and Ciarkson developed his skill playing soccer and rugby at a French Mission School in China. Clarkson's home is in Seattle. He was a freshman at Oregon and followed Dr. Clarence Spears to Minnesota. The man who handled the throttle on the Minnesota attack was shrewd Glenn Seidel, who is being credjted by the knowing ones as the "real secret of the Gopher success this season . . Huey Long's Louisiana State College eleven is housed in beautifully furnished quarters under the stadium, we ara told. An army officer is in command of the squad and the players hit the books every evening like the bovs at West Point do. BAMA TACKLE PRAISED Jimmy Crawley. Fordham coach, describes Captain Bill Lee, Alabama left tackle, as greater than the famed Negro of Iowa. Duke Slater. Lee will appreciate what blocking is when Hamilton hits him. Lee Is six feet, three inches in height and weighs 225 pounds. Hank Crisp, athletic director at Alabama, found Lee among a group of startled t u , ,.,,.,,.,(,, -mrl ci-nnllprt IICMlIlldll t-auiiiuon.- nn" him out as a "potential star." Hunter Trials Are Postponed MONTEREY, Nov. 5 Due to an epidemic of influenza among horses at the Presidio of Monterey, the third annual Hunter Trials scheduled to be held on the peninsula starting December 14 have been definitely postponed, it was announced today. According to the announcement made by Lieut. Paul Kendall in charge of the field event, the sudden illness among the horses has made it necessary to call off the show. "While the condition of the horses is not at all serious, we believe it is better to postpone the Hunter Trials until the spring," Lieut. Ken-dall said. Little Injured in Automobile Wreck REDWOOD CITY, Dec. 5. iP) Lawson Little, British and American amateur golf champion, reported to police here yesterday that he was injured when his automobile collided with a milk. trk:k. Little said five stiteffes were necessary to close a scalp wound and that he was also treated for injuries to his right arm and right leg at the Palo Alto Hospital to which he was taken by the truck driver. The police had received no previous report of the accident.. iibHii i m f iiis BDB FITZlMMf NJ .opitKg championship er ?M WORLD) TUNC III ma

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