Tallahassee Democrat from Tallahassee, Florida on February 16, 1936 · Page 5
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Sunday Morning, February 16, 1936 THE DAILY DEMOCRAT, TALLAHASSEE. FLORIDA FIVE Tallahassee Will Open 1936 Schedule at Centennial Field APRIL 15 SET FOR OPENING OF FLAG RACE Americus Cardinals Will Play Champions In First Game BY SONNY JONES The Tallahassee Capitals will begin defense of their Georgia-Florida league championship on Centennial Field, April 15, it was revealed yesterday with the release of the official schedule by Hollis Fort of Americus, league president. The Americus Cardinals, who finished in third place last year, will furnish the opposition for the Capitals, winners of the league's first championship. Other opening dates of the 120 game schedule will find the Albany Travelers playing in Moultrie and the new Cordele nine tackling the Thomasville Orioles in the latter city. The clubs will switch the following day and then go into their regular three-game series schedule. Play Every Sunday The Capitals are scheduled to play at Centennial field every Sunday during the season and also have nine Thursday games slated. Tallahassee is the only town in the circuit which allows Suji4ay bsseb?.ll. President Fort announced the first half pennant race would end June 23 and the season would come to a close September 2. Following the play-off between the first and second half pennant winners the league champions will play the champions of the Florida State league, newly organized class D loop in the central part of the state for the class D championship of the south. Tallahassee also was awarded the July 4tn doubleheader. Last y ir the Capitals played in Moultrie on Independence Day. St Paul, Havana WillPlay Here Game is Arranged For February 28 The strong St Paul's basketball team of Jacksonville and the Havana quintet will play in Tallahassee Friday. February 28. it was announced here last night. The game was arranged by the local Catholic church and proceeds will go to the entertainment fund for young boys of the church. St Paul has one of the strongest teams in Florida this season and have been Irtghly successful in bowling over larger schools in the state and South Georgia. Havana, runner-up for the district two championship last year, also is recognized as a powerful quint. The Gadsden county crew recently defeated the Leon Lions. The game will be played in the Leon county armory. House of David Tallahassee All-Stars Basketball Game is Cancelled 1936-GEORGIA-FLORIDA LEAGUE SCHEDULE-1936 Thu-sdays Albany Thomasville ! TaUahassee Americus Cordele Moultrie Albany Thomasville Tallahassee Americus Cordele Apr 23. 24. 25 Apr 30. May 1. 2 Mav 7. 8. 9 May 14. 15. 16 May 28. 28, 30 June 4, 5, 6 June ll. 12, 13 June 18. 19, 20 Read Ju'y 7-8 13. 14. 15 juiy 20. 21, 22 27. 28. 29 Aug 10, 11, 12 Aug 17, 18, 19 Aug 24. 25, 26 sept 1. 2 Apr 20 21. 22 May 7. 8. 9 May 14. 15. 1 Apr 15. 18 May 25. 26. 27 june n. 12. 13 June 18. 19. 20 May 21. 22. 23 July 2, 3. 4 July 20, 21. 22 - M. 29 f u.ne ,25- M' 27 . 7. Aug 24. 25, 26 Y, 2 Aug 3, 4, 5 Apr 27. 28. 29 May 4. 5. 6 Apr 16. 17. 18 Apr 23. 24. 25 June 1. 2. 3 June 8. 9. 10 May 21. 22. 23 May 28. 29. 30 juiy 9. io. ii juiy i6. i7. is Democrat June 25-26' 27 July 6- 7 8 Aug 13. 14. 15 Aug 20. 21. 22 Aug 3. 4, 5 Aug 10. 11, 12 May 4. 5. 6 May 11. 12. 13 Apr 15 Apr 30. May 1. 2 June 8. 9, 10 June 15. 16. 17 May 18. 19. 20 June 4. 5, 6 July 16'. 17. 18 July 23. 24. 25 une F2- 24 for Ju,y 15 Aug 20. 21. 22 Aug 27'. 28. 29 S 31 Aug 1 Au 18- 19 May 11. 12. 13 Mpary 16- M Apr 20. 21. 22 Apr 27. 28, 29 June 15. 16, 17 June 22'. 23! 24 May 25. 26 , 27 June 1. 2. 3 ffimniPTP July 23 24, 25 June 30 July 2. 3. 4 July 9. 10. 11 vuiuMCIC Aug 27. 28, 29 j30'- 31 Aug 6. 7, 8 Aug 13, 14. 15 APr ! i Apr 27- 28 29 "ay " Apr 20. . 22 May 4. 5. 6 18- 19- 20 June 1, 2. 3 June 15. 16. 17 May 25, 26. 27 June 8, 9. 10 juiy 3o 31 Ju'y 9- 10- 11 July 23- 24' 25 Ju'y 2- 3 4 Ju'y . i Aug 1 ' Aug 13. 14, 15 Aug 27. 28. 29 Aug 6. 7. 8 Aug 20. 21, 22 Moultrie Apr 15 Mav 21. 22. 23 June 25, 26, 27 June 29. 30 Aug 3. 4. 5 Apr 30 May 1. 2 June 4. 5, 6 July 13. 14. 15 Aug 17, 18. 19 Field Trials Will Be Held Tomorrow May 14. 15. 16 I June 18. 19. 20 July 27, 28. 29 Aug 31 Sept 1, 2 Apr 23', 24, 25 May 28. 29, 30 July 6, 7. 8 Aug 10, 11, 12 May 7. 8, 9 June 11. 12. 13 July 20. 21. 22 Aug 24. 25. 26 Results U S BOBSLEDDERS WIN CHAMPIONSHIP GARMISCH - PARTEN KIRCH-EN, Germany, Feb 15 AP Dramatically rising to the occasion in one last dizzy whirl down the Olympic chute. Ivan Brown and Alan Washbond earned the Olympic two-man bob-sledding championship today and gained what may prove to be America' sole gold medal of the fourth winter games. District Champs Hand Leon Lions 31 to14 Defeat Hancock Leads Aucilla Quintet to Crushing Victory Paced by their fast moving center, Hancock, the championship Aucilla High quintet swept over the Red and White Lions of Leon last night, 31-14. Hancock, one of the smoothest players to be seer, in action here this year, caged five field goals and three charity tosses for a total of 13 points. He also shot one goal for Leon. Late in the third quarter he mixed goals and dropped in a perfect field goal for the Red and White. A spectacular scoring spree in t final quarter gave the district champion;, their victory. At half time, the McLeod coached men led only 13-9, but after Intermission thay got going and widened their margin. The Lions, greatly weakened by the loss of Joe Davis Lowrie, star center, and John Sullivan, hefty standing guard, who are ill, were tossed for another setback when George Lewis, only member of last season's quintet on the squad, was forced from the game early in the second quarter on four personal fouls. During his short stay in the game Lewis caged two field goals to tie Watson for high scoring honors for the Lions. The line-up: Aucilla 1 31) pos Leon '14) C Hamilton 5 f Watson 4 f Mitchell (2 c Armstrong 2) g G Lewis t4 g Elliott. (2) f Hobbs '0) f J Lewis 0 E f g Par Handed Severe Licki CD In Thomasville Tourney Peters 0 Hancock 1 13 A Timmons 3 J Timmons 5 Bishop 0) Hamilton 0 McClung '0) McLeod i 4 T Hancock (D Walker (0 g Referee: Jones. Ten Teams to Compete In SIAA Court Meet JACKSON. Miss. Feb 15 AP) Ten teams from six states will compete in ihe 13th annual Southern Intercollegiate Athletic association basketball tournament here March 6, 7 and 9, 10 it is apparent on the basis of this season's play. BUTTERFLAKE WHOLE WHEAT BREAD is on sale at your grocers in a new wrapper ... but it has just the same delightful nutty flavor it has always had. It still is the ideal bread for providing variety in your menus. Try it toasted, for breakfast, or made up into sandwiches for lunch. It is sure to find favor with your family. Baked By LEON BAKING COMPANY Revolta Clings to Lead After 36 Holes By KENNETH GREGORY Associated Press Sports Writer THOMASVILLE, Ga. Feb 15 AP) Sensational shot making over a soggy battleground whose Grimm Worried Over Lon's Arm CHICAGO. Feb 15 AP Manager cnariie Grimm, a great joker himself when he isn't out on tne third base coachine line course record was shattered by two: for base hiu wgs jR deep strokes ended today as a rain-! misery he storm swept the Glen Arven lay- exactly sure of Umnit Warneke.s out with Johnny Revolta still in Ozark humor. front of the field in the Thomas-1 En route by automobile to the vine Open golf ournament. uo spring warning camp m Shortly before the national P G California, the star right hander A champion and leading money a very droll fellow at times, stop- winner of 1935 completed the sec- P off at Phoenix, Arizona, long ond 18 holes of the 72-hole grind enough to get a tank full of gas with a nifty 68, Herman Barron, ' ana 10 Impart the information to a ranking Jewish professional from newspaper reporter that he was White Plains. N Y, shattered the . worried about the condition of his course record with a spectacular Pitching arm which fell limp in 64, eight strokes under par. j tfte game of last fall's world 7ii-o Close Behind series. Grimm read it in the Revolta's total of 137 at the morning papers with a sinking midpoint of the 53,000 tournament j neart. gave him a one stroke lead, with1 "l don't know whether to Barron and Victor Ghezzi of Deal, ! lau&h or cry," moaned Grimm. N J, who equalled the course mark "But 1 m hoping hard it's just an-today with a 66 in a tie for second j other one of Lon's MMe jokes. If place with 138's. : nis arm is still bad and stays that Barron's 64 was the lowest score ; wav- 'U be the worst blow we recorded in any of the winter cmud t&ke. Losing him would be tournaments thus far. In the Los like falling into a 20-game losing Angeles open Henry Picard. of'streak" Hershey. Pa. Harry Cooper of Chicago and Ghezzi had rounds of 69 and Jimmy Hines of Garden City, L I. had a 66 in the Riverside, Calif, tournament. Barron clipped six strokes from par on the outgoing nine, collecting six birdies, and toured the incoming layout in 34. getting two birdies. He barely missed a birdie on the 36th hole. Revolta Strong Revolta, who led the field yesterday with a 69, had six birdies in his second round. He was out in 33 and returned with a 35. The annual Georgia-Florida field trials, one of the most exclusive and oldest events of its kind in the nation, will be held on the Forshala plantation, owned by Harry Payne Whitney, and the Horseshoe estate, owned George F Baker, tomorrow. Udo Fleischmann, president of the association, announced yester day that 14 braces have been en tered for the annual running. This year, for the first time, a trophy will be given the winner. Walter Teagle, prominent of- FLORIDA GATORS BEAT WAKE FOREST Crystal Gazer Roue Glimpses Another Flap CD HOT SPRINGS. Ark. Feb 15-'AP) Lynwood "Schoolboy) Rowe. the Detroit hurler. "gazed into the crystal ball" today and ow me ngers repeating as American league champions this shattering par by four strokes and i summer, Al Simmons enjoyed one maintaining his position as favor- of his best seasons and the ite for top prize of $700. I strengthened Boston Red Sox The final 36 boles of the tour-1 failing to click due to "lack of or nament will be played tomorrow. : ganization. Scores of many ol the leading pros skyrocketed today Ralph Beach of Baltimore, third after yesterday's round with a 71, equalled par 72 today for a 143, five strokes back of Ghezzi and Barron. Tony Penna of Pensa- cola. Fla. whose first round 70 left him only a stroke behind Revolta took a 75 today and dropped to sixth place. Ky Laffoon. Chicago, added a 71 today for a 144 and was trailed by Cooper Smith of Oak Park, 111, and Jimmy Thomson, the Call fornia larruper, with 146's. In the 147 group were Wiffy Cox of Washington. Chick Chin of Japan and Ray Mangrum of Pittsburgh. Among the scores were: X Cecil Gordon, Tallahassee, Fla, 88-91 179. John Budd, Tallahassee, Fla, 83-80 163. Jimmy Nicholas, Valdosta. Ga, 82-81163. Frank Gross, Fort Benning. Ga, 89-77 166. Tony Penna. Pensacola, Fla, 70-75145. Guv Oswalt. Mobile, Ala, 88-86174. B K White, Tallahassee. Fla. 90 80 170. X Amateur. PGA Tourney Dates Listed by Harlow THOMASVILLE, Ga. Feb 15 (API Robert G Harlow, tournament manager of the Professional Golfers association, announced today the dates for several future tournaments. They follow: February 20, 21 and 22 St Petersburg, Fla, open. February 29, March 1 West Coast of Florida open at Belleair, Fla. March 18, 19, 20 and 2! Tournament of the Gardens at Charleston, S C. The Schoolboy added that his 16-game winning streak of 1934 was "a terrific strain" and forecast that Rogers Hornsby's St. Louis Browns "before many seasons roll around are going to make it plenty tough for the rest of the league." Rowe. an instructor with Horns-by and Jerome "Dizzy" Dean in the Hot Springs baseball school, noted that he was down to his best pitching weight of 205 pounds. He plans to return to his Eldorado. Ark. home about March 1 and then continue on to the Tiger training camp at Lakeland, Fla. Added Plenty Power "We haven't lost a thing this winter and we've added Al Simmons to the outfield," Rowe said in discussing Detroit's chances. "You can watch out for Al this summer. He's going to have one of his best seasons if I don't miss by guess by a long way. Boston has added a lot of stars but I don't look for the Red Sox to be as strong as everybody expects. Their chief handicap will be a lack of organization." Commenting on. his 16-game winning streak of two years ago which tied the American League record, the Schoolboy said: "The strain is terrific. You win about 10 straight and the other teams start putting the pressure on. Every time you pitch, they'll do their darnest to pin your ears back. And every time they'll save up their aces." Dizzy Dean, the loquacious star of the St Louis Cardinal hurling corps, interrupted to say that meeting aces was only routine for him. prominent ficial in the association, yesterday offered the Lewis Thompson trophy for the winner. The cup, named in honor of the late Mr Thompson who was outstanding in conducting the trials in past years, must be won three times to become permanent possession. The trials will get underway at Dawkins Pond, about 15 miles north of this city. WAKE FOREST, Feb 15 (AP) University of Florida basketball team tonight scored a 32-24 victory over Wake Forest to gain revenge for a 34-32 loss sustained here two nights ago. The Gators held a 17-10 lead at the end of the first half tonight. by Two field goals by Hatcher and baskets by Mauney and Morris sent Wake Forest ahead early in the second half, but the visitors regained the lead on a goal by Forsythe and widened it on Rick- ett's goal and his free throw. From then on the Floridians remained ahead. Rickett and Christian were Florida's leading scorers. BEARDED TEAM Record Crowd Expected tci vAm arTTi For Richest Turf Race 13 IV VI A JL L i TO COME HERE Frankhouse Signs NEW YORK, Feb 15 (AP) Fred Frankhouse, right-handed pitcher, obtained in a trade with the Boston Bees signed his 1936 contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers today. Frankhouse will pro ceed immediately to Florida for preliminary work. Letter Received Yesterday Telling of Action Of Traveling Five Word was received here' late yesterday that the House of David independent basxetball team would be unable to make the trip to Tallahassee and the scheduled encounter with the local All-Stars, slated for this afternoon, has been cancelled. Wesley Carter, president of the Leon county basketball association which sponsored the game, said he understood two members of the bewhiskered squad, including the giant eight foot center, had left the team. Efforts were made here yesterday to obtain another team for the game, but none were successful. Big Financial Loss Loss of the engagement was a big blow to the local amateur LOS ANGELES, Feb 15 (AP) The biggest crowd in the history of the track was predicted tonight for the running next Saturday of the world's richest horse race the $112,000 Santa Anita handicap. Officials of the Los Angeles turf club hope to cram more than 65,-000 spectators into the Huoe Arcadia park. Eighty-two thoroughbreds were nominated for the handicap, association which already had spent approximately $15 on advertisements and tickets. Many tickets also had been sold. The House of David team was scheduled to play in Madison Friday and local officials called that city following the receipt of the letter. They found, however, that Madison also was "caught short" by the traveling team. Madison informed local officials that they had a full house and their team on the floor when they heard from the bearded team manager. v FOR 1936 It costs us more to build a car like this Ford quality goes far below the surface. It is built into every part of the car in those things you see and those that are hidden. We say it with assurance because it has been the experience of so many millions of drivers that many months after your first ride you will still be saying "I'm glad I bought a Ford." The Ford Motor Company is not content with ordinary specifications for materials. Its own stand-ards of quality for many important parts are considerably higher than usually accepted standards. Ford valves are an example of this extra value. They are made of a nickel-chrome alloy-steel that contains 13 chromium, 13 nickel and 2 silicon. This unusually high alloy content increases resistance to heat insures more efficient, economical performance and longer life. Intake valves, as well as exhaust valves, are made of this more expensive steel in the Ford V- 8. It is one of several good reasons why the Ford engine is singularly free of valve troubles. It costs us more to build a car like this yet the price of the Ford V-8 remains low. Ford manufac-turing methods save many dollars for Ford owners and bring fine-car quality within the reach of every one who drives. r Takes 25 Operations to Finish One Ford Valve-ti FoH V- vWe ,m j, Erouad fi, hmfs for greater accuracy and .momhoM,. Amplifying gages check the stem for roundness within two ten-thoufandths of an inch. Similar gages check diameter. Measurements are made in specially built rooms with temperature-comrol. The exhaust valve seats are shrunk in liquid oxygen before they are pressed into the block. FORD MOTOR COMPANY A NEW SERVICE TO MOTORISTS-21.A.MOKTH TIME PAYMENTS AND NEW UCC h PER MONTH FINANCE PLANS

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