The Nebraska State Journal from Lincoln, Nebraska on March 29, 1925 · 7
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The Nebraska State Journal from Lincoln, Nebraska · 7

Lincoln, Nebraska
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Sunday, March 29, 1925
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T r title Imrnnil SPORT SECTION SPORT SECTION "1 llf fail! vvr s i FOUNDED 4867 Schulte's Sprinters in Final4 Tryouts O i HUSKER TRACK MEN ( TRY OUT FOR MEET j ' .Compete for Trip to California to Con test With Leland-Stanford. S.ATJS CUTS DOWN THE TIMEo No Hew Becprdi Huiip Up on Outdoor Path Saturday. LOCKE MAKES GOOD TIME Starlet, Freihman, Hita Off Two-Mile Bun in 9 :59 and Fraction Houdenheldt Wini the Half Mile Bon. Coach Schulte's track men ran In final tryouts Saturday afternoon on the stadium outdoor track for the Leland Stanford track meet at Palo Alto, Cal., on April 4, on a Held that waa made rather heavy by rain and cut down the speed of the cinder men. Coach Schulte announced after the meet that he would not select the twenty-two men to make the trip to California until Monday evening. The Huskera will entrain at 6 p. m. Tuesday on the Burlington and will probably have a workout at Denver and will also work out on the track at the University of California Friday morning or afternoon, for a limbering up before the dual meet on Saturday. Locke, the star sprinter, made the 100-yard dash in 9 9-10 seconds on the stadium outdoor track Saturday afternoon, winning In a dash with Dailey, Hetn and Mandary, who ran in the order named. One of the surprises of the afternoon waa the race put up by Houdei sheldt In the 880-yard run when hi stepped It In two minutes and one second, leading Jimmy Lewis, the Husker atar half-miler, by a good distance. Beckord ran third, Dexter fourth and Tappln fifth. Searles, a freshman, ran away from Zimmerman, who holds the Indoor stadium track record for the iwo-mlle run, making the two miles in 9.59 6-10. Lawson was second with a time of 10.11 5-10. Zimmerman was third and McCartney fourth. Searles looks like a real star in the two-mile event. ' Ed Weir, star football man and hurdler, won the 220 lows and the 120 highs, making the former In 25 6-10 and the latter In 15 6-10 seconds, good time for the condition of the track. Beerkle was second aud Rhodes third In the lows and Beerkle and Reese tied for second and third In the 120 highs. Dailey Wins 220 Dash. Dailey, of Alliance, football player and sprinter, won the 220-yard clash In 22 5-10 and Sherrick won the 440-yard dash in 51 5-10. Hein was second in the 220-yard dash aud Dailey second In the 440 with Reese running third. A. Mandary won the broad jump In 21 feet, 9 1-2 inches. The pole vaulters and high jump men did not try for records on account of the rain. Pos-plsll won the discus with 127 feet and Alinee the javelin with 168 feet. Coach Schulte realizes that he has a hard proposition In going up against the Stanford university team. The Pacific coast school has some of the best athletes In the country and has been at the forefront In track during the last few j ears. The veteran Husker coach will give considerable thought t the selection of the twenty-two men who will uphold the Nebraska standard In the big dual meet. Each team will have twenty-two men selected for the contest. Coach Schulte has some good sprinters In his squad and should be able to make a good showing against the coast school altho he may not be able to pile up enough points to .in the meet. Captain Everett Crltes, the Husker quarter-miler, has recovered from Hid ill effects of his pulled muscle to run a Quarter in a workout Saturday afternoon. Crites, if at his best, can make most any quarter-miler sprint right along to beat him. Jimmy Lewis, the half-miler, has been doing the best time In the 880-yard run but did not show up so well Saturday, when defeated by Houdersheldt. Lewis will undoubt Clothes You Will Be Proud to Wear Tailored to your figure from the finest fabrics. They will prove to be a real economy ! The Spring Patterns are unusually attractive. John Lebsock Tailor 209 N. 12th. L-9223 Orpheum Bldg. edly run In the half-mile event In the coast meet He won this event in the Missouri Valley Indoor meet and has been the most consistent Husker half-miler. Houdersheldt Is a good runner, oo, and undoubtedly will be on the trip to Palo Alto. Lewis holds the Indoor record on the stadium track of two minutes and four-tenths seconds for the half mile. He also holds the mile reo-ordtn the indoor track. To Mett New Mexico Team. The Huskera, after meeting the Stanford university team, will come back by the southern route and will stop off for a meet with the University of New Mexico. On a for mer trip to California to meet the University of California, the varsity squad also stopped at Albuquerque ana won from the University of LNew Mexico. There Is no doubt but what Ed Weir, Roland Locke. Captain Crltes and Lewis will be with the squad that pulls out from the station here Tuesday evening. It la planned to give the Husker cinder men a nice sendoff, with the university band at the station and a bunch of atudents to cheer for the Scarlet and Cream representatives. Rain started to fall before the track tryouts started but a good crowd of fans gathered in the east stadium under the balcony where they were protected from the rain, and watched the track men do their stunts. Coach Bearg also took his Husker me4eskin wearers out for a workout and when sonqe of the track events had been finished and the rain had ceased there was an exodus from the stadium to watch the grid men In action. STRIBL1NGWINS IN TEN ROUND BOUT Young Georgia B'oxer Takes Decision From Loughran, Philadelphia, in Fight Staged at San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO, March 28. William L. Stribllng. known more generally as "Young" Stribllng, Georgia school boy, gave Tommy Loughran of Philadelphia a more or less artistic beating In the ten round feature event of a card of boxing at the San Francisco ball park today. The men are light-heavyweights. The decision .in Strlbllng's favor was well received. The house ran over 140,000, the biggest from a money standpoint, In the history of the fight game in San Francisco. Stribllng forced the fighting thruout, the Philadelphian turning his back several times to avoid the hail of savage blows aimed at him by the shifty Georgian. The Philadelphian appeared to have a shade in the second round, while Stribllng was trying to feel him out, but the bl? boy from Georgia had a shade and more in the remaining rounds, with the possibile exception of the first and third, which the fans unofficially voted even. Both boys wielded a hard left, and seemed to Uirive on the In fighting. Stribllng stood out In the open work and Loughran spent a great deal of his time taking an imprint of the ropes in the middle of his back. There were no knockdowns, and no blood shed, despite to fact that Stribllng pul over a bevy of wallops. In the sixth round Loughran was shoved to his knees by Stribling while the Georgian was trying to break a hard clinch. Kennedy at Top in Bowling Tourney OMAHA, March 28. George Kennedy, president of the state bowling aaaocln-tloti and a veteran bowler, went to the ton of the inrl, Hat on the second shift of the state tournament at the Recrea tion alleys Saturday by bowling 640. Kennedy began his series with a I-& gaunt and camp hack with 196 and He hnd four splits in trie r I rial game, our he jiicked up one and planted his mlner-altte in the 1-3 enough times to bring his count to nearly 300 to take the lead. Robert Browne. Beatrice bowler, took second plure with a 438. His games were 231, 190 and 211. The ten leaders in tne Ingles: Ueorge Kennedy, tmana, 64 i. Kobehrt Brown. Beatrice, 638. Harold "Konetchy" George, Omaha, 602. Ted Neale. Omaha. 695. Hobbert Mallory, Omaha, 670. Art Jensen. Omaha, 670. Bud O'Donneil. Omaha, BBS. Hill l.earn, Omaha, 6&9. O. Wesley, Omaha. 656. John Jensen, Omaha, 549. Robert Mallory and Bud OM 'onnell, both youngsters, rolled Into first place In the doubles with a 1,177 count, while the Jaroah brothers, Frank and Jimmy, were four pins behind. A. Jensen and J. Jensen are third with 1,146. The only outstaters tn the doubles are Robert Browne and J. Shttk of Beatrice, who had 1,136 for seventh and Doctor Blke and J. Wolhmer of Pender, with 1.067 for tenth. The ten high doubles teams: R. H. Mallory-tt. O'Donneil, Omaha, 1,177. Frank Jaroih-Jlmmr Jarosh, Omaha. 1.173. A. Jensen-J. Jensen. Omaha, 1,145. C. Haune-H. Ru-hv. Omaha. 1.144. C. Wesley-O. 8. Kennedy, Omaha, 1,141. ' J, L,ondon-A1 Krug, Omaha, 1,140. Stanford Is Victor Over California UTANFORD STADIT'M. Tslo Alto, Cal.. March 18. Rtanford university defeated the t'nlverslty of Tall forms 71 1 - I to 6 1-3 In a dual track meet here this afternoon. The two teams contested itubbornly for honors In the field events but In the races Stanford overwhelmed ike visitors. Husker Baseball V X SEP" Y. M. C. A. LOOP TO OPEN THE SEASON Officeri of Sunday School and Industrial League. Isiue Calls for Diamond Artists to ' Oft Busy. Base ball activity for the V. M. C. A. loops for the coming year will get under ifay the coming week. Tha officers of the Sunday School and Industrial leagues have issued a call to managers. Monday night, March 20, at 7:30 p. m., managers, captains, and others Interested in the Sunday School, leagues will meet In the board room of the "Y" to work on the 1925 rules for the league. The officials having this league in charge are planning on two divisions of eight teams each. Last season there were fourteen church teams, divided Into two leagues of seven teams each. The winners of each league played a post season series of three games to decide the championship. The Lutheran Evangelical team of division two, won the series from the First M. E. of division one. The organization of the league will be ' attempted Monday evening. Several committees will be appointed, the Committee on eligibility, on grounds, and umpires. The church leagues have played every Tuesday night on six different baseball diamonds In the city. This practice will probably continue for the coming season. The winners of the Sunday School league for the past four seasons are as follows: 1 21 Warrtn M. 15. 12J Gracs M. B. 1S2S First M. E. 1924 Lutheran Evangelical. The Industrial Loop. The managers of the different concerns interested In the formation of the Industrial loop will meet at the V. M. C. A. board room Tuesday rght at 7:30. Any firm wishing a berth in this league should send a representative to this meet ing. The 1924 season for the Industrial league was a great success. The final game for the last year's championship between the Lincoln Telephone company and the Lincoln Traction company brought out a grand stand full of spectators. The Lincoln Traction company won the championship. Eight teams composed last years circuit. All games were played Thursday evening on four different diamonds. It Is expected that there will at least be eight teams again this year, but if more teams should apply, no doubt arrangements would be made for division one and a division two league, much as the Sunday School loop played, last year. The development of base ball in terest will extend to groups who have not participated for the last few seasons. Over 300 players were entered In the twenty-two different Y.'M. C. A. sponsored teams. These teams utilized six different diamonds in the city. "If we had more base ball diamonds, well kept and well located, we could double the number of players in our national pastime.'- says John Y. Fuhrer, who has served as secretary of the Sunday School and Industrial leagues for several seasons. Two More Baseball Games for Huskers Coarh Kline's baa. ball mm will go to St Mary's. Kan... nrit Saturday to cms bat" with Bt. Mary', college In the first game of th. season. Another non-con-fprence came has been added to the Husksr whedulo by making arrangement, to plsy St. Ixjuis university on April 2J. This game waa e-'heduled to fill In between the date of the Missouri University game and the' gamo with Washington university. The Huskers meel Missouri at Columbia on April 11 and 12. They are scheduled to meet Washington on March 24. It l probable that B. Lang will pitch the St. Mary's game. Coa' h Kline probably will use him and Choppy Rhodes for tha first two valley conference games and use some other twlrler In the game with Bt. Louis. Too Much Attention to Gate Receipts CHICAGO. March 2t. Commercial la-tlc tendencies In collegiate football and tbe lack of equal opportunity for Western conference teama -vera deplored In a statement of recommendation of the alumni committee of Chicago on conference football schedules mad public today. The committee explained that It did not criticise any conference mem-ber and that Its recommendations did not bind sny Institutions. The committee represents only various alumni organisations here. Too much Importance waa paid to the gat receipts, the report aid. and scheduling has not been suf- f pmsiIb4. LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, SUNDAY MARCH 29, 1925. ' t , and Football Man and VANITY CfltCHfck. Introducing the genial Ladd Hubka, who plays at the backstop position on Coach Kline's Husker baseball team, and who Is digging into Blackstone and will some day be heard in the state courts addressing the bench as "Your Honor," cross questioning witnesses, and making great flights of oratory in his pleas for Justice. At the present time he Is vitally interested In making base hits and in cutting off the runner from first, with, a nice peppery throw to the second baseman. Hubka made the varsity football team and won two letters In the grid sport. He played at the guard position. He Is thru with football as he has played two years here and was on the York college team for one season. He will also finish his baseball career as a Husker this season. Hubka Is a good catcher and also played no mean game of football. He won his letter In baseball. EXHIBITION GAMES. Chicago Box rs. Hhrereport. 1 PHREVEPORT. La.. March 28. Score: Chicago Americans 21 tn 0 Shreveport Texas 7 IS 1 Batteries Robertson, Blankenshlp and Grouse: McCall, 8ale, Dobbs and Graham, Burns. .!ant Iteeerreei vs. Portsmoatb, Va. NEWPORT NEWS, Vs., March 51. ' Score: New York Nationals reserves 3 4 IT 4 Portsmouths Virginia 1. 10 10 6 Batteries Barnes, Smith and Neutor; Proctor, William and Strlcklar. Giants Whip the Senators. TAMPA. Fla March St. Score: New York Nationals 6 10 0 Washington Americans I 1 Batteries Nehf. Barnes and Snyder; K. Johnson, Gregg. Coveleskle and Ruel. Toronto vs. Detroit. WINSTON SALEM, N. C March It. Score: Toronto Internationals 0 it Detroit Americans I 0 t Batteries Judd. Jarry and Manlon; B. Johnson, ti, Johnson and Woodall, Stan-age. New Orletuis vs. Boston. NEW ORLEANS. La., March IS. Score: Boston Americans 14 33 S New Orleans Southern . 7 S Batteries Ferguson and Hevlng; Hodge, Tenny and Lapan. Brooklyn vs. Yanks. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.. March Score: Hi ooktyn Nationals 4 10 0 New York Americans 1 10 1 Batteries Rusa, Osborn and Taylor; Shocker, ttyt and Schang. Athletics vs. Col am has WINTER HAVEN. Fla, March IS. Score: Philadelphia Americans ... 6 St Columbus Association 1 & 0 Batteries HarriJ. Walbvrg and Cochran; Pott, Palermo, Urban and Bird. Buffalo vs. rhiladelpaja. BRADENTOWN. Fla., March 28. Score: Buffalo Internationals ...... 4 7 1 Philadelphia Nationals 5 8 I Batteries Fisher. Hlnkle and Hill ; McAvoy; O'Neal, Ring and Henllne. Boston Braves rs, Cleveland, ST. PETERSBURG, Kla March 28. Score: Boston National 6 11 3 Cleveland 4 9 1 Batteries Kamp, Van Brunt, Cooney and Gibson; Uhle, Edwards and Myatt. Denver vs. Wichita Fall. WICHITA FALLS, Tex., March 28. Score: Denver Western 7 10 6 Wichita Falls Texas 9 18 2 Batteries Greer, Bowles and Smirch, McTendon; Osborne, Bell and Query, Reach. .Portland vs. Pittsburgh. SAN JOSE, Cal., March 28. Srore: Portland Coast 11 12 S Pittsburgh Nationals 2 7 4 Batteries Rachec. Eksrt and Row-laiwi, Crosby; Brown, Richardson and Knox. Chicago Cobs vs. Seattle. SANTA MARIA, Cal., March 28. Srore : Thtia,o Nationals 5 3 3 Seattle Coast I 11 2 Batteries Keene, Blake and Jomiard; Brandt, Plum mer and Daly, Tobin. Wilcox Is Dead in Pittsburgh Hospital PITTSRUKCH. March 28. Jimmy Wllrox, twenty-sir, w.ll known baseball player and second baseman on tha Omaha. Neb., Western lengue team, died today In Mercy hospital of pneumonia, lie had been 111 two months. Wllcoi was born In Onkdale. Pa., where ha started his baseball career. At one time h Played with Honun Wajner'a Carnegie Klks team. Several years later he was nlfrned by Omaha. Last year he led the Western league In fielding with an average of .970. He leaves a widow and one uhlld. BKAUMOXT, Tex., March it, Barney Purch. owner of the Omaha club of the Western league, today received notification of the death of Third Baseman Wilcox. Temporarily the position will be filled bv Jimmy O'Neill, shortstop, Burch said. Claim Not Taken Seriously. NEW YORK. March J8. ned" Chapman's claim to the world's featherweight boxing crown is not taken seriously in metropolitan boxing circles despite the Tictory he scored over Johnny Pundee, former title-holder, In Boston this week. James A. Farley, chairman of the Nw Tork state athletic commission, refused to b quoted as to Chapman's claim t&-dav but he intimated that t'hapmati mav find the bars lowered against him tn thft stats after Tuesday, when the commission meets again. If the usus policy Is followed. C hapman will be banned for etx months for having boxed Pundee. who is on the suspended list In this One of Nebraska's Coming Lawyers THIS He comes from Virginia. N'oto the 8tatr of Virginia, but from the town by that name in Nebraska, that most of us know more about than we do about the state where most of the early presidents came from. He was graduated from the Virginia high school. At high school his athletic chareer was limited as the school had a baseball team and a basketball team and that was all the sports provided. He then went to Y"ork college and played football and basketball. He was given recognition at York for his athletic activities. He was fullback on the team, and played guard at basketball. He did not play basketball at the state university. He Is now throwing the Jave'.ln for a dally workout. Hubka has another year at the state university and then he will step out into the world and hang out his shingle. Hubka Is a member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. HUSKER FOOTBALL MEN IN PRACTICE Gridsters Put on Last Open Workout of Spring Season on South Field Saturday Afternoon. Husker grldaters went thru a final open practice of the spring season Saturday before a bunch of fans who braved the rain to see the teams in scrimmage. The coach had two teams, the Reds and White's lined up against each other. The Reds were the offensive team and the Whites the defensive for most of the practice session. The defense showed a big Improvement Saturday over the former workout of a week ago. They succeeded in spilling the back field men of the offensive a number of times, tho "Jug'' Brown, the squirming halfback, former Lincoln high star, and "Presnell," tho DeWitt star, were able to make some good runs, Oelrich, from Columbus, who was playing In the fullback position, looks like a coming varsity man. Voris, who has been In the backfield and has the appearance of a comer, was not out. Coach Bearg had the men doing some passing Saturday and they showed improvement in handling the oval. They got away with a number of passes and the defensive had a hard time breaking up the aerial game. Presnell made one of the longest and prettiest runs of the afternoon and went over the chalk mark for a touchdown against the White Brown also made a pretty ziz-zag-ging run and went over the goal line. The linPs battled on more even terms than they have thus far this season. Coach Bearg is making no predictions about the kind of team he will have next fall. He simply says that the men are making improvement and some of them look good. It looks as if there would be a battle royal among the new candidates to make the varsity squad and the candidates are well awaf of this and are putting forth some good licks. Saturday Joe Weir, Mclntyre and the backs also tried out at catching passes and did some good work. Weir, Sprague, Mclntyre and Dover look good at ends. Kline the Hastings gridsters was in at tackle with the Reds and showed up well. James at center on the Red squad was handling himself well. The lineups for most of the time were: Reds Mrlntyre Kandells Rock Whites . . . . Xover . . Swanson Bass le... It. . . Ig... James (.row Kalsch rg Fisher Stlner rt King Joe Weir re Sprague Stephens qh ghnstak Brown hb W'ickman Presnell hb McBride Oelrlch Ib l'eaker Wanning Up for Season. A number of baseball players, amateurs and some semi-pros are taking workouts on the diamond near the municipal pool at Antelope park. Joa Oaughan, former state leaguer. Puck Bounce. Lew Welch, Rslpll Huckley. Guy Cook and Jack I.lttle. more or less known lo baseball circles, are among the number warming up each day for tha season. May Bepeal Boxing Law. RT. PAIR.. Minn.. March !. Tha committee on general legislation of the senate today recommended for passage a bill which would repeal. t'ie law cresting the state ethtetro commission under which boilrur -Is conducted in Minnesota, n3J SEAR-v LINKS WIN FIRST GAME OF SEASON Take Tilt With Organized Base ball by Defeating Independ ence Nine by Score j of 7 to 4. JOPLIX, Mo.. March 28. Josh Clarke's Links peeled off their first victory against orgarized baseball here today when they rapped the Independence Cementers for a 7 to 4 victory. For an early season game it was well played and Interesting but the weather held back the crowd. The Links were first to score Jn the second. Sltts singled and took second when Moore pegged wild trying to nip him off first. Rath-jen skied to Greene but Gripp walked and Murchlo counted Sltts with a single to left, Gripp scoring when Bischoff let the ball get away from him. It was tied in the third when after two singles and a sacrifice, Flaskamper threw over Sitts' head on Reidy's roller and two runners counted. , The Cementers forged to the front in the next canto, Bischoff singling and scoring on Gaffke's double. In the fifth Maderas opened with a double and Sorey filed out. Maderas then pulled a beautiful play when he scored from second on Bernard's easy tap to the pitcher. It waa a great piece of base running. Links Break Loose. The big guns of the Links blared forth in the seventh with four runs to sew up the game. Maderas again started it with a screaming triple to the fence in left center. Sorey crashed one to the same spot for three, Maderas scoring. Bernard doubled to left and Sorey scampered home. Sitts whanged out another double tallying Bernard and Kressinger replaced Hoggsett in the box . The visitors marked up one in the eighth when Wilson grew wild after getting off to a fine start. All three Link pitchers went extremely nice with the exception of Wilson's touch of wildness in his late work period. Sunday is Flaskamper's day and with Mose Poolaw, Indian chief who pitched three years ago for Joplln, on the firing line for Independence a big crowd is expected with any sort of weather. Secretary Moon arrived in camp this morning. The score: Independence ab Erwin, cf 5 Reldy, 8b 3 Jones, lb 1 l o o o o 3 0 o 1 0 1 1 Mreene, rf Hisihoff. If (iaffke. 2b 4 .. : . . I 4 4 2 1 Mitchell, BS Moore , Burch. Webster, p 1 Hoggsett, p , Krestnger, p Illester . . . Total 32 4 t 24 Batted for Kreslnger In ninth. 7 6 Lincoln ah Flaskamper, ss 1 furdy. cf Maderas, 3b 4 Sorey. rf ft Bernard. If 4 Sitts. lb 4 Rathjon, 2b 4 tirlpp. c 1 Lamb, c I Murchlo, p 1 Pallas, p I "Wilson, p , 1 Dorman l Totals 31 7 t J7 II 1 Halted for I'allas In sixth. Score by innings: Independence 0n2 100 010 4 Lincoln 020 010 40 7 Summary: Two base hits OaffTte. Maderas. Bernard, Sltts. Three base hits Maderas. Hoiey. Sacrifice hits-Webster. Flaskamper. Purdy. Hase on balls off Webster 4, Ilogggsett I. Kreslnger 1, Wilson 4. Struck out by Webster 1, Hoggsett 1, Kreslnger .1. Pallas 2. Wilson 2. Karned runs and hits- off Webster 1 and 8 In 4 Innings; off Hoggsett, ii and 6 In 3; off Kreslnger 0 and 1 In I; off Murchlo, 0 and 3 In 3: off Pallas. 1 and 2 In 3: off Wilson', 1 and 1 In 3. Winning pitcher Wilson. Losing pit. her Hoggsett. Wild pitch HoKguett. Stolen bases Flaskamper. Left on bases Independence 6, Lincoln . Double play Flaskamper to Rattijen and Sltts. Time 1:61. Umpires Becker and Dobson. Evans and Wo'rley Fight to a Draw NORFOLK, N?h.. March 2&. Rusty Krann, York lightweight, and KM Wor-my of BhfMton, Neb., founht to a draw In th main 'event of a boxing program tagftd ht?rj lust night by the Klki and American Legion. Other reult of the card were: Mike Pale, Grand Inland, won a decision over Kid Flay,- Vayn; Cy Hanege. Fiou C'ty. knorked out Jlmmle H of Fremont: Toung Hruno, Omaha, won ft om Hidern, Fremont and I-a vint of Norfolk won a decialon ever Jarkaon of gt. Edward, Before Trip .ii i- - PICKING THE MEN FOR LINCOLN CLUB Some of Players Selected Who Look Like Western League Material. NUMBER WILL BE PAXMED Outfielden Are Scrapping for Places in the Garden. PTJRDY FIXTURE AT CENTER Jim Sweeney Has Edge on Others for Position Flaskamper Has the Shortstop Place in His Pocket. JKOPLIN, Mo.. March 28 While Manager Josh Clarke has made no definite selections of tbe squad which will open tne Western league season for him, those who have watched the Links working In their camp here could make a guess that would not miss the opening line-up very far. At first there Is no one but Norman Situ and he has the place to himself. Sitts Is having trouble holding the ball but -it appears to he raiiserl hv his mltL He haft been wearing a very loose glove with little or no pocket and the ball has been bounding out. Manager Clarke has ordered a change and it will likely Improve the young first Backer's work. He is stretching around the bag in pretty nice fashion and Is especially adept in digging the ball out of the dirt. Sitts is unusually slow in rounding into true form but he Is gradually getting there and the starting bell will undoubtedly find him on the first hassock. The choice for second base seems aimed at the veteran Frank Haley. Haley has not toad the benefit of a full training period here but he has been working on the coast and la not In bad shape. He gets the call over young Ratnjen because of experience but the kid will not get away from Clarke without strings. He is too sweet a looking prospect for that. At short there is nothing to It but Ray Flaskamper. The speedy Httin mhhit does everything a shortstop should do and Is a splendid leadoff man. He has nothing In the way of competition. The same holds good for Al Maderas at third and there is no chance of any man now in the camp to run him off the hot corner. Agile, experienced and smart, he should be one of the foremost far corner artists In the Western league. Tht Outfield. The outfield is a horse of another color for Manager Clarke has several likely candidates who are straining to break in. Pid Purdy is a fixture in the middle garden and there is no need to worry further over that spot. Jim Sweeney is another who will be hard to get out fef there if the trick is turned at all. That leaves Firpo Bernard, Ray Sorey and Charlie Dorman to hustle for the other meadow. Unless unexpected changes occur1 It will be Bernard, altho Sorey will be pushing him to the limit ' Dorman'a weakness on curve balls handicaps him but tt may be that a year out will accustom him to the hooks. Present indications throw the bulk of the catching on Andy Var A GOOD NIGHT'S REST DEPENDS A GOOD DEAL UPON YOUR SLEEPING GARMENT. Pajamas SUCH a garment as we are featuring here in this ad is bound to attract and to hold the patronage of men wlm appreciate the comfort and advantages that, come from wearing the best. Here are light weights, solid colors; neatly frogged in Blue, Tan and Gray. price is more pleasing. In fact exceptional 3 for Priced lightly worn nightly Tenth AOSU. Quality SPORT SECTION gas from Frisco and Dave Lamb. Youdg Earl Brucken, another who baa not yet shown in camp, is ticketed as a very bright prospect Leroy Gripp and Earl Grace are coming catchers, but it Is doubtful if thoy can weather the storms of the Western league without more experience. The pitching staff is always big problem and Clarke will be over the limit until he finds hovr the various spinners can work under fire. He does not have to cut down until May 15 and that will give him tim to look the curlers over. Art Rasmussen , Guy Cooper, Al Pallas and Lefty Wilson are certain to hang on, at least for the present. Among the rookies, Joe Cecil and George Marty ars showing the stufl that wins berths. Big George Murchlo and Ray Gilder .re new men to the Links but a long 'ways from being recruits. Gilder, especially, looks like he is going to be a very valuable mound man for the Links. Duhm has not had sufficient time to show his wares. Big Reginald from Kansas City may also horn Into the plans of some of the others when he halls into camp. Failure of Dee Walsh to put In an appearance leaves the utility role open and it would not be surprising if young George Gottleber stuck to the payroll for a while to fill In case of injury. . Clarke has lots of fine looking young comers with whom to outfit a club in a smaller league but those previously mentioned appear to be the cream of the lot for his 1925 campaign In the Western loop. PLAN TO ORGANIZE COACHES OF STATE Meeting Held at Wesleyan for Formation of Association of Athletic Mentors in Nebraska. Steps were taken at a meeting of a number of Nebraska' college coaches Saturday at Wesleyan university for the formation of a state coaches association. The object rf tha nrsaniration will be to bring 1 ho niihoi nf tho at ate into closer contact and work to promote athletics and physical education among the schools and colleges. Bob Russel of York college was chairman of the meeting. It is planned to have a session here at the time of the state high school track meet, May 9, to which all colleges, universities and high school coaches will be invited for the formation of a permanent organization. Earl Johnson who is in charge of physical education In the Lincoln grade schools, made a speech on physical education in the schools. W. H. Haylett of Doane college, spoke on intramural sports. Lon Graf of Peru college, Earl Par-minter of Cotner college, A. G. Durham, faculty representative of Wesleyan, and Coach Browne of the Lincoln high school attended the meeting. VNliitc, , Tho man b it's Lfl $4.00 made rightly Our Pajamas Lincoln, Nebr. Corner. - - '4 8

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