The Nebraska State Journal from Lincoln, Nebraska on April 5, 1936 · 5
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- ' ' ' ... ;; , -, ' UTES' CHIEF. YANKS GO MODERN. Tank Stadium will facrture pub-' Be address tfitom l&ls aaon, fail el Uta aaajor itajv parka to huidU m. Thy had a kai speaker aeNtl years 9 fctrf II wot abandoned seraus ol (ho Ocoiutlca lotarfaranca ! the woocfaa ilMCBtn la canta ens' rigkl , Helda. Mir jbla replaced will steel atcrnda, , , E. L (Dick) flomney, athletic fl-recfof and coach ol major sports at Utah Slaft eolith, who loan won kerth lit lie) Olympic bailrefball (ryouf (oBraaowal la New tori, was a member of the PnlTtraify of Utah hsa fieri won lh National A. A. V. Ixiaket-fcofl litis rt Chicoao in IS it. LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, SUNDAY, APRIL 5, 1936 REDS--WIN LA PRING. GRID g3f) xxn IT A m dm S3! Tru MAKE M . II MocttMOiSt . I I A nH , ' r'l ' W T" TILT K WHITES ADVANCE DEEP, BUT FALL SHORT OF SCORE Victors Count Five Times Via Air and Ground During Game. BY WALTED E. DOBBINS. Cornhusker grldders plunged and passed to seven touchdowns In a five quarter practice scrimmage that spelled "finis" to the spring training period Saturday at Memorial stadium. Red shirts, as usual did mogt of the scoring altho the white and jerseys for the first time registered a touchdown, Hugo Hoffman scooting across against ' the Blues after taking a long pass from Thurston Phelps In the third period. Harris Andrews accounted for two of the markers Jack Dodd was the first to score, while Paul Amen, Marvin Plock and Bill An-dreson were credited with the others. Pfobably the most Impressive points in the scrimmage were the Inability of the Reds to score more than one touchdown in the regular four quarter game and the fact that the Whites, with Wild Bill Callihan in the leading role, threatened the Red goal Unci in the fifth Quarter. Jack Dodd went across early In the initial period on a 27 yard gallop around the White left end. Yelkln's attempted kick from placement hit the post and bounded back into the playing field. Shortly after the second period got under way, Bill Anderson kipped thru the Blue line, outran the secondary with Elmer Dohr-mann cutting down the last man, skimmed across the goal line for the second marker. It was a 80 yard run, the longest of the afternoon. Howell's pass on the extra point was incomplete! -ij Plook In Long Return. Marvin Plock set up -the pins for the third score when he took Willy's punt on the dead run to make a 40 yard return to the Blue 26 yard stripe. Harris Andrews reeled off 12 yards and Plock went over in two plays. Howell's place-kick was wide. A few minutes later, Andrews tore loose thru the middle for a 25 yard gain, pivoted and lateraled to Amen who went on over for the touchdown. Yelkin booted the extra point to make it 25 to 0 at half' time. Here the Whites re-entered the game with the hapless Blues pro viding the opposition. Phelps i flipped a long pass to Hoffman for a 60 yard gain and the only score of the quarter. Phelps kicked the extra point from placement. There was no scoring in the fourth quarter altbo Andrews was In the open on a pass from Johnny Howell but fumbled. Andy picked up several yards and the Reds were In scoring territory when the period ended. Callihan Potent Plunger. Callihan dominated the fifth quarter. , The Grand Island boy personally conducted the Whites to three straight first downs but once deep In Red territory, the Scarlet held for downs and kicked out of danger. -" . ; In the waning moments of the battle the Reds twice s c o r a Schwartzkopf recovered a White fumble on the White 20 and Howell passed to Andrews for the first score. : A moment later the same play went for 15 yards and an- teajurotner toucnaown. The several hundred fans on deck for the final workout prob ably rot their greatest thrill In the same quarter when the Whites ticked up 25 yards on a series of aterals during which time five players handled the leather after Mercier had taken a pass, but they were repulsed without further dan ger when Phelps hurried passes went haywire. Every available' player on the quad Baw service but the three teams lineup as follows: Red. End.," McDonald arid Yelkin tarkle. Dovl. and Sehwartikopf : guard., Mehrtng and MeGlnni.; center. Brock; back., Howell, Dodd. Andrew, and Arjdre- aon. -whit., t YTnrfa. Richard wn and Mercier tackle.. Mill, and Hutchereon; guard., Frank, and fieeman; center, Ramey ; backs, yh.lp., Callihan, Ball and Hoffman. due.; JbnaL unmm ma umraiv. m,ni, Voechult and Klngery; guard., Dobeon and Bere ridge; enter Ray; back, Cather, Cooper, Willy and Oaborn. CALIFORNIA TRACKERS SPANK U.C.L.A. 97-34 LOS ANGELES. UP). The University of California made short work of its dual meet wttn univer sity of California at Los Angeles Saturday, piling up a 9 to 34 vie tory. " Coach Brutus Hamilton's pupils broke one meet record and walked off with 11 first places In the 15 events. U. C L. A. set another jmeet mark. : California's Jimmy Kitta hurled r the shot 49 feet 0 inches to break the meet mark of 49 fft 5 5-8 inches set by his teammate, George Mackey last year. Mackey finished second Saturday. Dick Valentine of U. C L. A. pole vaulted 13 feet 6 inches for another meet record. Jack Mauger of California held the previous mark of 13 feet 9 inches. BALL HUSKER PILOT t V Art .Ball Fremont, who earned all state high school recognition three years back, has been working hard to get Into the Cornhus-ker lineup. Next fall he will be listed as one of Johnny Howell's understudies at quarterback. He is adept at hauling back punts and was one of the B teams best ball carriers last fall. He is 20 .years old, weighs 178 and stands 5 feet 9 inches. During the summer months he Is a life guard In Fremont. BOYCOTTEDBYA.A.U; Refuse to Attend Sessions Until Given Same Vote as Colleges. TO ACT WITHOUT THEM NEW YORK. Iff"). The Amateur Athletic union and the Y. M. C. A. Saturday refused to enter into the discussions or the national oasKet ball, -rules -committee -until- they were given equal representation with the colleges. . until three years ago, the a. a. V., Y. M. C. A. and the colleges, represented by tne national vxm glate Athletic association, had eight votes each, the high schools four, and Canada, two. At that time, however, the voting power of the A. A. u. and x. m. j. a. was reduced to three votes each on the grounds that the greater part of the game was played in colleges and high schools. . i - ? " t Despite the absence of tne two organizations, L. W. St. John of Ohio State, chairman of the com mittee, said the rules body would go ahead with the hope the code would be generally recognized. No radical changes in tne rules are anticipated when the committee meets again Sunday. , It was expected the committee would adopt the suggestion of the coaches and put an eight foot restraining circle around the center and a six foot circle in each end for all other jump balls. The abolition of the center jump is almost certain to come up but is not expected to be adopted as the coaches turned thumbs down on the radical change by a big ma jority in their meeting Friday. TRACK TRIANGULAR ON LINK OVAL WEDNESDAY Coach Harold Lauritsen, Lincoln high track and field coach, an nounced Saturday evening that the triangular meet between his cinder pupils, Hebron, and Beatrice would be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 in the Red and Black oval. It was postponed from last Friday when snow completely covered the track ana rieid. f. AU three teams will enter large squads, Hebron bringing at least two carloads, while Bob Lata will bring 30 or more men. , It is the first meet of the season for the three clubs. :. K-STATE AND EMPORIA NET TEAMS GET DRAW MANHATTAN. Kas. UP). Tennis teams of Kansas State and Emporia Teachers college played to a three-three draw .Saturday. . Kansas State took three of the four singles matches but dropped both doubles, summaries: . Single.: 8ew.ll. Emporia, defeated Young, (-3, 6-3 ; Thornbrough, Kansas state, oetwuea rucnaraaon s-v, o-l. uoa-frey. Kama. State, defeated Tuggle. -L 7-5; Kckart, Kanaaa State, defeated Mrcn, VS. -T. Double.: Sewell and Richard Km, Emporia, defeated Eckart and Godfrey, g-4, Tuggl. and Uyen, Bmporla, de tested xnornbrougn antr xoung, t-a, t-1. E KIGHT DEFEATED BY MISS PETTY Medica Defends Third of ; His Meet Titles in 500 Yard Event. CHICAGO. UP). Mary Lou Petty, sturdy little free style star from the Washington A. C, Seattle, Wash., outfinlshed the defending champion, Mrs. Lenore Kight Win-gard of Cincinnati, to win the 500 yard free style Saturday night and gain her second title in the women's senior indoor A. A. U. championship meet at the Lake Shore athletic club. The triumph was the western star's second in two nights over Mrs. Wlrigard, and marked the end of the latter'a reign over American feminine free atylers at longer distances. Like last night's 220 yard final in which Miss Petty won a close decision, the 600 yard championship was a bitter struggle all the way, altho the time, 6 minutes, 21 seconds, was well off Mrs. Wingard's world mark of 6:15.2. After swimming about even with Miss Petty and June Burr for 300 yards, Mrs. Wingard pulled away to a barely noticeable lead. Miss Petty took command in the last 50 yards, however, and finished about an arm's length In front Miss Burr was third, with Doris Buckley, another Washington A. C. reliable, fourth. Betty Crotty of the Erie, Pa, Aquatic club, and Olive McKean of the Washington A. C, came home fifth and sixth, respectively. ' Burly Jack Medica great star from the Washington A. C, suc cessfully defended the last of his three title assignments bv winning the 500 yard free style in 5 minutes, 21.5 seconds. Medica took the . lead from Ralph Flanagan, lanky Miami, Fla., star, after the first 100 yards, held a steady pace until the last 25 yards, then turned on the steam to build- up ma final margin. Flanagan weakened and yielded second place to Johnny Maclonis, wiry Yale star, and just managed to outlast Jimmy Gilhula of the Detroit A C, for third. Flanagan had the tiniest sort of margin over tne fast coming Gilhula. Tne nrst record effort of the closing program was made by Mrs. Eleanor Holm Jarrett of the Women's Swimming association, New YorR, in the 100 yard back stroke. The comely easterner shook 'off Margie Smith of the Lake Shore A. C, and Dorothy orDes or tne Broaawood A. c. Philadelphia, at the half way marK to win by a&out four feet, in (Continued on Page 6-A, Col. 3.) Cook and Schaus Hold Own ( Despite Assaults Big Field Saturday. The leaders. Pimm. Lw.Im rlRl son im Ben Simon. (21) , Iowa-Neb. (J, C, C. SU Ben Wolf. (11.) Knight, el Columbia (US) ......... Bwtha 1M) ., 1814 1(14 V;" ' ' Doable.' ' 1 Long-Solder (!4 Aademon-Petrnwa (99) C. Mltchrtl-Vleek (Sfl) If wlnS. K.Mek , ,. ........ . -... 1144 12M 1S34 121 . MS . 1H , m . in . 121 SnaRBf-fleBaei (() ............ ..... ' ' - Slagtea. : t I. Cemk (18) tTJIBnH (11) ..... EKihaaa (III ... M9lrwta ?"w m . mm. c (s) . Ixm (lai 4tilKiu f Kouek ........ MiDavM.oa (SI), Doubles and singles experts had a neia aay in Saturdays competition in the cltv bowline- handlrnn which saw only two team entries on me program to interfere with the activity of a small army of Individual and paired keglers. In the doubles flls-ht. an n. tlrely new set of leaders took over me situation. Miicneu ana cor dell's hich mark nf 1 1 0S in Vri. day's play dropped clear out of the running, six new combinations takinjr over the standlne-a. Th Slpe-Macoy performance of 1,284 was g ooa tor mgn place. Jim Cook and Erv Schaus retained their first and seconri ninp berths from Friday's rolling, but uiree new cnaiiengers surged upward to knock Pat Burt Into sixth Place. Art Brown, with high for the evening, and nipped v-tyuo tong ior ue uura ,piace Set Duck Pin Record. 4 HARTFORD, Conn. UP). Ida Sim mons and Mary Stapleton of Norfolk, Va, set a new world's record of 784 for three games in the wom en v aouDies Saturday, and took first place in the doubles competi tion of the national duck pin bowl' lng tournament ., . ; Their performance wiped out the old record of T78 held by Helen Randlett and OUvia Schmidt of Richmond, V FORMER; LENOR Bob Mills Moves -4. va A , l Bob Mills played end during his but his 200 pounds and ability to move other biar boys caught Coach Bible's a tackle berth on the Cornhusker squad this fall If you consider Mills' future bright in football it has even greater. possibilities in track for Bob holds feet 6 inches established In the 1934 His average weight is between stands 6 feet S inches. Mills is a sophomore and 19 years old. LI PLAY FOR CITY ME Jack Simmons Among Group to Win Way Into Finals. Jack Simmons, defending cham pion, was among the group of lads who qualified for the city marbles finals, sponsored annually by the Lincoln Newspapers and Recreation board. Qualifying play was held as 21 locations Saturday morning. Finals, at which time tne city champion will be crowned, will be held at the Muny courts Saturday morning at 10 a, m. Among those who qualified: , Merle WlUhlre. Data Bradley, BeraM Japi, Wilbur Pattenon, Leall. Sterling, Ronle Iaix, Jtoee gmltn, cnariee Knigni, Bob Schalle, Carroll Bulwan, BUI Koch, Ray Hamilton, Dudley Humphrey, Barry Oreenwald. ' Leo Bulllvan, Robert Albright, Jemel Rediwth, Paul Byland, - Gilbert Keeley, Charles Peacock, Jerry v Farrell, Olen Thorn peon. Albert Kuslln, Harold jettner, Alfred Dietrich, Jimmy Thomson, Max Kb-llnj, John Schleicher,. Sam Pappaa, Jacob chaffer. , Arthur Ranrelar, Paul Schmidt, Lawrence Gaddla. Robert My.rhoff, Bob BU-ler, Don Thompaon, Dm Hedge., Joe Uribe, Boh Avn.r, David Krem.irlk. teland Perryman, Richard Spomer, SI.I-ford Diesel, Harold Jacob. Fred Deli. Colorado Trounces Mines.' " BOULDERT Colo. UP). Colorado university opened the eastern division of the Rocky Mountain con ference, track , and field season Saturday with a 102 to 38 victory over Colorado School of Mines. Early, Sizeup of Cornhusker 1936 Football Team More Speed, Weight and Experience in This Year's Edition ' BY WALTER E. DOBBINS. More speed, more weight, more experience a better football squad in 1936 than the one that blazed thru last season's campaign, " undefeated in the conference and e 1 a iming . an even break in four Important i n tersectlonal contests. This article is not intended to put the Cornhusker coaching staff on the spot for - the Scarlet team that trots out on Mem orial stadium sod next fair can't help being an improved club. n JACK DODD. It may not, win any more games than the 1935 team, it may not ev6n have as fine a record and yet it has the possibilities of soaring to even greater heights but regardless of its final to Tackle Berth ' 4 i "5 " s , high School career at Lincoln around faster than most of the eye. So Mills is trying out for the state shot put record of 51 classic. . 195 and 200 pounds and he REGISTERED SHOOT LINCOLN GUN CLUB Four Classes With Trophy to Winner of Each Sunday Test, The first registered shoot of the season is on tap Sunday at the Lincoln Gun club. The field will be divided into four classes and a trophy will go to each winner. Shoot ing will start at 1 p. mH Secretary Bill Button announced. LON MacPhail Orders Outfielder " . to Macon Before Joining Beds Later. CINCINNATI, O. Iff). Outfielder Flovd "Babe" Herman signed nia contract with the Cincinnati Reds late Saturday after a three hour conference with General Manager Larry MacPhail. , - MacPhail, declining to disclose details of the agreement, ordered Herman to leave Saturday :night for Macon, Ga., to work out for three days with the Reds' farm club there. The 6 foot, 4 inch out fielder will report to Manager Charles Dressen at Winston-Salem Wednesday! The signing of the hard hitting fly chaser completed the contract troubles of the Reds. 1 Shows Improvement standing in the won and lost col umn the squad stands as one of the finest during Coach Bible's regime here. 1 " So let us take it, position by po sition, man for man and see just what the prospects really are. Ends: Four lettermen in Lester McDonald, Virgil Yelkin, Elmer Dohrmann and John Richardson. A minor letter winner In Paul Amen, B team veteran in Jack Mercier and two promising sophomores in Bernle Smith and Lloyd Grimm. ' . - . Here is experience, speed and weight. Over on the left side McDonald, a senior; Richardson and Amen, juniors and Grimm, a first year man, will bold forth. The right ends are Yelkin and Mercier, sen iors; Dohrmann, a. junior and Smith, a sophomore. v ' Thres Way 'Battie.;V, It looks like a three way battle for starting assignments between McDonald, Yelkin and Dohrmann with Amen and Richardson next Better fortified here than any wnere else m line. .Tackles: Experience and added weight should be a bijr factor, Sophomores at this position above GIGE WRANGLE (Continued on Page 7-A, CoL 3.) OILERS TO FACE UhIVERSALS for OLYMPIC CROWN Kansas Five Stops Huskies as Y Champs Bow to, Hollywood Team.. NEW YORK. UP). Thirteen play ers from the MCPherson,, Oilers and the Universal Pictures of Hollywood assured themselves of a trip to Berlin Saturday night when they Bhot their way into the finals of the Olympic basketball tournament at Madison Square at Madison Square Garden. The Oilers turned back the University of Washington 48 to SO after the Unlversals had eliminated the Wilmerding, Pa., Y. M. C A, 42 to 29, In reproducing the final of the National A. A. u. championships, the Oilers, the tltleholders, staged a great second half drive to eliminate the last of the five college quintets. The Unlversals, runner up for the A. A. U. crown, over powered the Y. M. C A. cham pions with a slow breaking offense that got results from the start. The two finalists will meet Sun day night after Saturday night's defeated fives have settled the argument over third place. Eight players from the championship team and five from the runner-ups automatically qualify for the Olympic team while a 14th player will be selected from the six other teams that started competition rnaay niernt. The Huskies offered the Oilers unexpeced opposition for the first nan, trailing; only 23 to 19 at the halfway mark. They wilted under the national champions furious pace in the second session, how ever, scoring only five field goals, two of them in the last two nun utes. The Oilers were slower than usual finding the range and found themselves trailing 19 to 14 after 14 minutes of play in a nip and tuck affair that saw the lead change hands frequently. The champions then went to towg. They rolled in eight r jjni' ed as m r live uimuiea pi iuo ciusu. -in. oeiore Ralph Bishop brokeva to score for the collegians. Coach Gene Johnson used every one of his towering players but the combination on the floor made no difference in the Oilers sensation second half offense. Francis Johnson, brother of the coach, led the attack with 15 points but Joe Fortenberry, six foot, eight inch center, accounted for 12 and four other of the players broke into the scoring column. : , The Huskies were unable to shake Ed Loverich loose as they did Friday night, when he scored zo points, put ne managed to smx four field goals to lead the colle gians' attack. HELEN STEPHENS NIPS A.A.U. SPRINT RECORD COLUMBIA, Mo. LV). Helen Stephens, the "Fulton Flash,' was clocked in :06.7, two-tenths of a second better than the American A." A. U. record for women, in the 60 yard dash here Saturday night Miss Stephens finished more than 10 yards ahead of Miss Mar-jorie Rhodelander, Pleasant Hill, Mo., in an added feature of the state high school indoor track meet The race was on the cinder track of Brewer field house. Arrangements for the meet did not meet A. A. U. requirements for record breaking performances, hence the mark held by Betty Robinson, Chicago, was not endangered." : ' .-. . ' It was the fastest the Fulton jrlri had ever run 60 yards indoors. She did the distance in :06.9 on boards In Canada two weeks ago to equal the accepted American Indoor record and lower the Canadian mark. OKLAHOMA WRESTLERS WIN MAJORITY TITLES CHICAGO. (UP). Oklahoma Aggie wrestlers captured six of the nine A. A U. championships at De Paul university Saturday night " Winners of the first four places in each weight division qualified for the Olympic finals to be held at Lehigh university April 14 and 15. . The Oklahoma Aggie champions were Joseph McDanlels, 118 pounds; Rosa Flood, , 123; Fred Parkey, 134; Lynn Fagg, 145; Lloyd Ricks, 191; and Roy Dunn, heavyweight . Those also qualifying from the Aggie squad - were Harvey Base, 175; Stanley Hen-arm 134: Harold Bvrd. 123: and Eugene Fennema, 118. Ernest! Jessup ' of Kansas State qualified in the 158 pound division. Bannister Into Finals. TUCSON, Ariz. UP). Jim Ban nister, jr., 18 year old Phoenix golfing sensation, eliminated Jack Harden, El Paso, Tex, defending champion, in a gruelling 38 hole match here Saturday and advanced to the finals of the 22nd annual Southwestern golf tournament' Newcomer on Card.: Bull Martin. 240 pounder, is a newcomer in Lincoln mat circles, who will appear in the seml-wlndup on the John Pesek-Abe Kaplin card at the fair grounds Tuesday nirht. Martin meets Jack Odell, Pueblo, Colo., former heavyweight boxer, rodeo performer and cow puncher. Martin is under suspension in the east for the rough manner In which he handled Ed Don George and others. He won from Man Mountain Dean just before Invading the midwest WW OF Allison and Van Ryn Oppose Budge, Mako for Title Houston Tourney. rMAMPinllSHIPS MONDAY - 'HOUSTON, Tex. (UP). Wilmer J Allison and John Van Ryn, Davis cup players and No. 1 United States doubles team, and the sec ond ranking; combination, Donald Budge and Gene Mako, gained the finals Saturday in the sixth annual River Oaks tennis tournament. The four net stars will clash Monday for the 1936 champion ship. ' " ' Allison and van Ryn won i furious semifinals match Saturday oyer J. Gilbert Hall, South Orange, N. J, and Bryan "Bltsy" Grant, jr, Atlanta, Ga., 6-4, 4-6, 4-6, e-o 7-o. The teams were tied at five games each In the final set when Allison began rushing the net to stave off defeat and won the elev enth game at love. After two deuce scores in the match game Allison and Van Ryn won the ad vantage. Allison rushed the net on an easy return and made a blistering kill shot to decide the match, Budge and Mako had less trouble with Wilmer Hines, Columbia, S. C, and Henry Culley, Santa Barbara, Calif. They played almost faultlessly to win in consecutive sets, 6-1. 6-, 6-3. Eunice Dean. San - Antonio, as sumed the role of upset player of the women's singles by winning the championship over Mrs. John Van Ryn. top seeded woman of the meet and national indoor cham pion, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. 'SHOW MUST GO ON' IS CREDO BALL, TH0 CUT From the grime and sweat of a football field to the grease paint and footlights of the University Players "Cyrano de Bereerac" went Art Ball, husky Fremont halfback, Saturday with a big gash in his head. He missed the matinee performance because of the scrimmage game, but showed up for the evening show with five stitches in the gash which he received late in the game. Handicap Tourney. SAT LSD AT BOOKfcS, ' Teaaa, , Booth Flaheriea (1M) 2974 Dutcb. U1 S1S) S736 Deablee, Sipe-UcAror 1'lM umg-sniaer X4 ii 11. Andenon-Fetan (Mi U44 C. Mitchell-Vlcek (3S) 123 Irwln-B. Kouck 1224 Shamar-Benmr (8) 121 Pl.r-FlDley 117 T. Loeoco-Bunu (14) 11 Mavfltld-Browa (27) 1154 Holloway-Patereon (78) 1146 UuteDKhl.g.r-Hltim.n (93) ....... 1132 RoberUon-Bmlth (30) Ul iaulom-Franklin (72) 1111 Fogelwn-Jeffray (30) U03 keiter-Koontl (W) ................ 103 Slafle.. ; Brown (24) . .. .S44!ISIpe 654 Long (IS) ...... 41Peglr .. ...560 B, KouieK . . . . .640 iRoberUon (30) 549 Irwin 632 lll.yflld (3 543 B. Cook (3 ..2t)T. bococo .537 Vicek (20! Peterson (33) ..531 Peter. (63) BHIICarey (27) .....533 Jetfrey (15) 0l IHolloway 45) ..520 FoRelMO (IS) . .04!'8hmar () .. . .517 Benner ...... ..69l!WIII. ..;.-.S14 Smith 58I Snider 6 .510 C. Mitchell . . .. ,50!'Mcov 507 FHnley M2 IPortwhe (4 ..502 Burn. (21) 567 M Anderxra (38) 483 BLAZES ID AT SUD TO GET 139 hicagoan Pressed by Two as He Keeps Magic Touch Intact. By STUART CAMERON. AUGUSTA, Ga. (UP), "Light horse Harry': Cooper, ; Chicago veteran with thinning hair, ruled the Augusta national again Saturday as the all star field of 63 passed the halfway mark. Cooper, who owns one of the most consistent scoring records among American professionals, proved his consistency by adding a 69, three strokes under par, to an opening 70, which led the field by five strokes. When the sun dipped, Cooper was so far in front that two casu ally good rounds should be enourh for him to win the title. ' ( His 70 and 69 gave him an ag gregate of 139, five strokes better than his closest pursuers. But if Harry should crack, there are enough worthies in pusult to make sure he will not luck his way into the title. ' 6hute ls Dangerous. Fnr trmtjinr1 af 111 ir. tmn dangerous foremen. They are Denny Shute, of Boston, who won the British Open , in 1932, and Bobby Cruickshank, wee Scot from Richmond, who is one of the greatest players never to have won a major tiue. snute Saturday had a cair of 34'a for 68. while Cruick shank had 35-34 69. Pnilnlrv wnnlrl nava annlhtlatArf the course record of 67 were it nbt for a recalcitrant putter. Ex cept on we greens, uie uiue ecoc simply couldn't do anything wrong. He was shooting his drives straight and far. Wood and iron approaches were going home with marvelous regularity. Only at the third, where his approach took an uniucicy oounce, was ne in any. sort of trouble, and a fine recov ery left him with a par. uoopers piay was almost as faultless. He missed par at the tenth hAMUiM hta annroach left him on the green but 50 feet short of tne pin. But on most noies ne wm nnttino- tYir birdies. One Af them came at the twelfth where he ran down a 20 rooter for a deuce. A llttin mnra. liir.k would have put Shute closer in pursuit of rWinor hi if a man aenrintr a (ML fnnr iinrW tiar. ntn't kick at a few putts which hit the tin and don't drop- . : i.LJ-L- OTnnI hiA rniinrla will h nlavtul SnnHav. anrl iinleaa there is on a of the greatest upsets in American golf the winner will come from the above mentioned three, and the fol lowing: Horton Smith, Chicago, 71 Saturday, and . 1 .,., Y3 .A Batumi... lul 145) Ky LaUoon. Chicago, 7014; Oana earaz.n, o ( i-u , ai aijuiuh, lift, Un- I1-Ain9. Hei-ihev. Pa.. 71 - 147) Vie-Ghaut, Deal. W. J., TO 14Ts Byron NelKm, Rldgewood, N. J.. 711471 Johnny Daw.on, Chicago, 10 til. ; ft a m! did harmen. it would be registered by Johnny Revolts, of Chicago, wno scored a or 110 n- hw laarann IJttJel. MoentlV turned 'pro from San Francisco, who had a second round or 10 xor 150. Big Ed Dudley had the same score. In all six players broke 70 Saturday, and their scores totaled 53 tmua hattftp than those of wind swept Friday. The most amazing reversal or form was mat oi nus Wnnrl of New York. Wood tied Saraaen for the title in 1935, but Friday opened wltn an ss. Saturday he equalled Henry Plcard's course record of 67 to aggregate 155. That's probably too high a score to leave Wood with any consideration, but Saturday's performance shows a man can com back. - Ranking contenders after two rounds were: Harry Cooper. Chicago 70-691M: Booby Cmlckahank, Wchroopd - Denny White, Borton 76-C8 144 ; Oena Saran, Brookfleld, ConB. 78-67 145! Ky LafoonCblcago 7S-T0-145; Paul Bunyan. Whit. PUIrM. N. T. T- 1451 Hprtoo Smith, Chicago 74-71 146! Victor Ohewl, Ttt,V. Y. 77-70 17 ; Henry flcard. Her.hey, pa. 75-72-14! Byron Netoon. Txarkna, Ark. 7S-71 147; Johnny Daw-ion, Chicago .7-70147; Johnny Re Ha. Chicago 77-72 149: Ry Mn' ?,tl burgh 78-73149; W buUwr. Oirard. O. 74-75149; Johnny FarT.ll. Short Hill., I. J. 78-75-153; Bobby Jooe.Atlanta T8-7S 156; Johnny Ooodman, Omaha SO-81 16L HAGEN PLAYS WAITING TRICK ON JAR CONSUL AUGUSTA, Ga, UP). Walter Hagen, one of golfs most Colorful campaigners with a well known habit of being late at the first tee, kept the Japanese ambassador, Hiros Saito, and the Japanese professional champion, "Torchy" Toda, voting Saturday but not intentionally. "Torchy" and The Haig" were due to start at 12:30. The am bassador had Just arrived, greeted his golfing compatriots and was esorted to the starting tee. All was in readiness a few minutes ahead of time, except Hagen. Finally "Sir Walter" looking his nattiest, strolled out, apologized and the "International" Incident was ended. They teed off at 12:34. i

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