Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on December 1, 1927 · Page 5
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Iola, Kansas
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Thursday, December 1, 1927
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More Figrhts Are Urged By Fight Fan Who Has Opinion That Veterans Should Have ' More Fights For Pulilic •.J : Fight fans are rallying to the support!.of the American Legion. . One fan already has written in his supiiort of the veterans and urges more fights for lola. Hi? sentiments probably' are the same as those of a majority of the fans at Monday night's "flop." 'V makes Is* ',' ^; ^ One suggestion' lie mighty good, but it will not work. He projMScs SLOO forfeit for each flgUter. This wpulU do more to"ward assuring appearance, he believed. However, the state boxing commission fixes forfeits and for that reason the Legion is powcr- le .=s to act on. the HUggcstion. His letter follows: •. •'Sports Editor, "loIa Daily Hegister. "Dear sir: . ' . "In regajd to tht- fi{:lit last Monday night 1 would like to say I have attended all thu. past fights and )hi'. last fight is the only one f\ vousiderod a fluke. "Thi' Aiuerii-an Li.'jiion did all lhat It.,...! he done and should not , bp f|)l!ime<l liecausa a jwould -be j fighter run.s out on a niatcli and I think evei-yonc that is really a fan feel.H Uic same as I do about it. "Tlic trousblp :is 1 look at it Is the promoters do not require a large enough niiarautee qr forfeit f^r api>paranio from the •fighter .s. "If you set fighters that are tliei real Uiing tln-y wont kick on put- I ting lip a hundred dolhir.s for :i lor- feii, then you can depend on them being there. ••.\nothpr tliin.? wrong with Monday nights fight ^vas the poor cur- ta 'in raiser and senii-windub. Such fights •as tho>-e.two are very unen- tertalning and for my part 1 would much rSther see four or six rounds of the Maley-As^ford .style of fight- lug than thirty rounds o£ the other. "Am hopitlg the American I^egion will not'letithis be! their fcist fight ; or lola will; be far behind her old rival. Fort S<ott. •Very truly yours. •A FIGHT FAN. "I*. S.—Kansas City has few real fighters. Lajcry Cappo, Spider Kelly and Roebuck are the only really •n'oith while oiles." ^THE lOIiA'DAILY RfifeESTER, THiaiSDAY EVENING, .DECEMBER It 1927. ' H. Ill, . , •• • '-^ PAGE FIVB: Gage Coaches of Big Six Circuit HoldK. a Meet Kansas City. Dec. 1. (AP)—Basketball coaches of all the Missouri Valley conference schools met here today with about 15 basketball officials to Interpret and decide playing rule^ for the coming basketball season, which opens about mid~ Decembejr. ' At. th<i; same time the directors of athletit-s of. the new Big-Six conference, formed here this fall, were meeting In executive session to discuss complete formulatioii of the new copierence, which becomes effective next fall. The directors represent Missouri. Kansas,! Nebraska, Oklahoma, Iowa State and Kansas Aggies. Faculty representatives are not present at toilay's meeting, and little action of' interest was expected. ° As Seen By r. A. CLIFT TJie fkht game Isn't a Ihlnir «i" the past In lolaj by a "loiijr shot." Preparations already are.belnur made byltlie AmerU t«n Leirion to (?Ive the flirht fans of tills section of the state a n »rht card which will excel anrthinir offered in the past. , The liegion, it ^is understood, Hoou will offer the public an ail- Ktar card at a lower prFce than that charged .Monday night. This, it is understood, is to sliow the public that the .\mcrican Legion is ill favor of the fight game and wishes to give the public more than their money's worth. Water-Bike ^ing JIas Plenty 6f Challengers • • I • (,'alais, Dec. 1—Uene Savard, who pftdal/ed.'his water-bikp from Calais to liovcr in tlie fall after . channel swimmers had , broken -camp, experts to receive • several challeiig<|s nOxt year. His time t'Jtor cros> Ing llio water that made Vierlrude Ederle famous was 6 hours and 13 minutes, little more than hallj the time required for the fastest swim. University of Iowa Hks Captain of Line Iowa City. la.. Uoo. 1 (AIM The riilver/dly of Iowa, for i., fourth, c <m8e (utlve time, will liave a football team led by a lineman, nichard jM. Brown of Cedar Rap. Ids was i-hftHcn eiiiitain of the 102S team at the annual football dinner ^I'ast nlglit, Brown has played renter tJirough every ganie of his (wo years on lh«s variilty team. - The Legion Ims the public behind It, und'lt Is a safe pre- dirllon (hat the crowd at the next fljTlit will far excel the crowds of the past. The Le- plon has presented, as men. tloned other iplaces on this pmre. several jlrit-class attractions. Only one failnre has marked the. efforts of the or- pinlzation In tlie figrht game, I and Leirlon members are hop' I the only one in the history of ' the flKht (Tunie In lola. ; In? that the one failure ^11 lie Two wrestling matches and a colored battle royal are being offered tonight at the .M. <V. A. hall. The promoter expects a good crowd and believes he has an unusually good wrestling program, . lola fans are tb see their first iNisketlmll jrame of the season tomorrow nlsrht when the lola city teaii meets Ilam- biildt In the first! Sekan league R-nme here. From returns oh , the first mime of the season, it will »>ei a fast circalt wMh several powerful nvinvcutl^ns when it eomes to scorin^r. ' MILDRED QUINTET IN EASY VICTORY OVER CHANUTERS Margin Is 46 to 24 as Sekan League Cage Season Opens -Mildred. Dec. 11.—Mildred defeated Chanute op tlie h.ome court 4 6to 24 in the -first Se-Kan Independent Basketball League ganu Tuehday night. Mildred's town team known as the "Red Devils,' showed their superiority by piling up a safe lead In the Hrst half. The game was fast thrpugliput Chanute trylue. gamely with long shots in the last, half. I.,ockyear and MiHer scored most of the points for Chanute while .Martin and '.N'leptune. guards, played a real defensive *anie. Tay|or was Mildred's higli point man making a total of 15 points. Ilutton was guarded closely during the euiirc game holdin ghis score to .1 lield goals. Caldwell land Broug iton also scored 3 each. 'Homer a 111 Floyd Mann, known as the "Mon Urothers." and .\orton. dfs- pl&yed their usual defensive gfinic as gujirds. making . Chanute PLANS FOR 1928. for m center try ist of their goals from I the of the court. .Mildred. FG FT PF TFl IN JUMBLING Many Major League Clubs Have.Radical/Cha,nges For Opening NEW LEAIDIERS START Baseball WiFNot Seem Same This Year With Stars Missing ' BV .IL.tX J. OOI'LI) Associated Press Sports Editor .New York. 'Dec. 1. (AP)—Baseball's off seasjju is away to a bustling start wjth three managerial! changes already effected, a; fourth | pending and other shifts affecting a half dozen of the most prominent of major league playing figures. It <won't seem like the same fields of battle auojiher season with such veterans ok ^Walter Johnson, Jacques Fouriiieri Zach \Vheat, Dutch Ruetber 'aiid Bab Shawkey missing, in !additibu ,to the prospect that neither Ty Cobb nor Tris Speaker will be iii active uniform. The •p,-i..!slng of siich a galaxy 1 H nothing short of an epoch in the game. Jqliuson and Fouruier will be team-mates in' the Newark International, league club with the veteran ,pflcher handing the managerial reins in jhis first minor league venture since he was an Idaho r^kic. The possibtmy that Eddie Collins would be offered tho vacant pilot's job at" Cleveland is removed b.v definite announcement that "Columbus Eddie" will re­ in answer to critics who said he |t!Ost the Cuba the 5iatlonal League' pennant 'this past sea- ^oti by burning up his pitching*! staff. Manager Joe* McCarthy says he is willing to take all the blame, but Issues' a warning ,t(> watch the Cubs in 1!>2S. Mot-ft reserve strength i.s his biiMs for optimism. Cin BASKETBALL TEAM! EASES DOWN FOR FIRST CLASH Humboldt to Invate tlola For Opening Battle Tomorow Night OPENS GAGE TOURNAMENT Two Leagues Give Youths Chance to Prepare For Season HAVE MANY GAME§ After Epd^iFPlay, Work 'On School Team Is To Be Started Tonight the lola city basketball team "will hold Its final practice for tomorrow night's' game against the Invading Humboldt town team. , , . , , . ,, I After tonight's practice, it will main with the Athletics, taking! ^ , ,, , , . , over an additional .share of Connie: P ,'-9''»!''>:.,"'' Mack's responsibilities. At least ten> others have becii suggested, however, as possible successors to Jlack .McCallisfer at Cleveland. Bill .McKeclbie. returning to the helm of a National l^eague club at St. Louis, is mvLi\\ better equipiied tor 192.S than the (other two new managers.' Burt- Sllotten of the Phillies and Jack Slatttry'of the Boston Braves. McKechnie takes ovei- an outfit that finished a close second 'last year after winning a Caldwell ; .VevittI —— 0 H. -Miiun ^. Taylor ! ~ Ilutloij '. Broughton 3 F. Ala^n : 0 Nurtoi II I ] i world's chaniplonship the year be- 0 0 C fore.' 2.2 0 The Cuyler case seeifis to have 10 2 been written oft the books by the 0 0'^ C transfer of the star Pittsburgh out- 0 Ol J fielder to Chicago in exchange for 0 li- 2 "Sparky" Adams and Floyd Scott. 1 O' liin the biggest trade of the winter — —, — I season so far. Sterilization Law Is To Be Test^ in Sjtate T<rpeku. 1. (AP)— PrdimU nary steps were taken today by the board at the Topeka state hospital fQi; the insane in tho cases of several patients whose steijlliza- tlou wiiH recomm"iid'd by initltu- lion officials. ()ne of thego (ases, Dr. Charles V. Miifriiiaii. a member of the Ixiiird! sild. w.'il li.' the basis of ;i .III! •<) li -t I'l the HtatP suiirmi;' eoerl llie Viiliility of tho r: i; wm ;i \ The l.,<)iidon Skating club will roiiiul oiil a cen.Ul .v'ul c.xi.stelicu three vears hence. Total 20 G 3 7 Chanute. FG FT PF TF . ..i 4 Ixjckycar Gilli-spio 2 Lindsey 0 MillPT 3 Martin 0 Seidei nowpis .-0 .\eptune -0 Total -- 'J Champ Likes Baseball rpOMMY 'Armour, National open gollt champion, like Walter Hagen, who has held that title as K 'ell as numerous o(hers. Is a great baseball Ian. In the sum- iner' when 'Armour Isn 't on the links you can find him at the ball same. Naturally, Tommy knows most of th^ stars of baseball intimately. Since Florida has been the mecca Cor ball players and golfers for five or alxt years, the members of £he two nrofesslons,' big I«;agae •^ll'playeVs and golfers. baTe (otten to be rery c |iti may. Likewise, It is tru^ that ball players like golf and prefer playing the ga^ie l;o watching It. Some of the ball players hive become Blighty proficient at t (ieir golf. At a faiifest last sutnmer made ap of golferF and bell players, the argument aro.«e as toj which was the more difficult to hit. a golf jball or, basebalJ. •- , • • • • . itrmOKr, \%clto never playril 6a »e^77, argued that He irould hit more tatlt in 2S pitches than *ohe ball player toko had never golfeil u»»Jd hit a stationary golf hall. \ Te^ In Hitting Balls P ITCHER CARL HAYS of the Cincinnati Reds told me the •tory ot the test and the result. The players and golfers met at the Polo Grounds to decide the is- «nlB. Annpur was to do the batting against the pitching of Carl Maya. He bad insisted it was no trick to bit big league pitch- Armonr tried out about 60 bats .before be got one that suited bis fancy as to size and weight. |n the ueantlme^ MaySs was slowly .warming up (ortbettest Wbeik Hays annohneed he was «11 set "(or, tbe experiment. Ar- 'tnonr Mepped fnto^tbt.tatter's box. Armour had made up bis mind that he would swing lustily at every pitch regardless of consequences. As Mays delivered one of his famous underhand balls. Armour started his-swing.- In golf language be sliced it, hitting the bail late. To the consternation Of Armour, Mays and all the rest! the ball dropped into the right field stands for what would have;been a home run in a regul/tr game. Jnimeaiately the ball players began to give Hays the "razzberry," and those who know Cart can fully realise he didn't enthuse avet the reception. • • * Mays Won Argument ItJAYBE it was purely accident-. al, perhaps Mays didn't have his usual amount of stuff on ths: l>a|], but regardless, the first pilch' ^ade Armour one up witU his drive into the right field stands for a bo^e run. The next pitch Armour missed and he missed exactly 26 in a row, without n^aklng so much aa eveh a foul before deciding that he had enough, that he was all wrong about it being easier to bit a baseball than a golf ball, > - I might add that the ball .player! who had never played golf, miade a much better showing than did Armour, even though be did break two golf >c]ubs-ln taking hia 26 swings. However, there are a lot of ball flayers who' still Insist it is far easier to arrurately hit a baseball'- than connect with the much saial- I«r golf pill. ' After all, it is every one to his own game. Tommy Armotir maket the hitting of a gblf ball look easy, but no softer than Ty Cobb makes it appear to connect with a baao- tan. ' Number 1 JCcjiitinued from I'agi One) Fninro-Itulo lllscu*; .Ion. Kr.iiuo-ltalo relatioiijs were niiicli discus.sed in the 1 )bbiex of the hall, the delegates s| cculating as to Whether a meeting would be' arraugeil between Premier [.Mussolini ami Foreign .Miuist -r Briaiid fiir a frank talk on Fran -o-ltallan rei.-itlons whii-li in some e rcles are giving for anxiet;-. SInco Uussla hiis made It knuwn tliat she is In favor of cessati )n of ^he state of war betwee[i Litiiunia and Poland, leaders hero are! voicing the hope that Premiers \\alddmar- ns of Lithuania and Pilsudski ;of Poland, both of whom are enroiite to C.encva. will get together ajid liquidate the Baltic crisis pea^-e- fully. ' , The Vvorld w^ir was the "inevitable outcome or competition amoiig the great capitalist stJitcs" t|io Russian statistical annex declared. The .nnnex. wtiich was made public today; begins by .^aying that it is needless to go into the question of the. responsibility of ail, particular government "which was concerned in the imperialistic w-jir of 1 !IU. Discussions, more orljt^s liarren, are still continuing on this subject." Thp annex continued, however, that to- the soriet government which is estranged from the former belligerents in that war," Wie general reasons which le^ad to the great cataclysm', are ; perfectly .clear—"the world war w-as the ut- terl.v inevitable'outcome: of competition among the great' cairitalist states." ' I; . " The record breaking deal by which the White S6x disbursed the equivalent of $2,1,000 for Chalmer Clssel). Portland, Ore., infielder, overshadows .what dickering has been done with the minors but businiiss may pick up when the w-lnter pow-wows start. The miner lengue men father at Dallas this week-end and the majors hold their annual meetings in .Vcw- York tho week of December 12. the starting lineup for tomoi-row night's game. At iirest-nt about! ten or twelve men JiVe out and have been reporting for the practices all this week, at the Merchant's building at the fair ground. The team is strong on forwards and will have plenty of reser\-es to fall l>ack upon in that ilivislon also the center position is so that it can be easily filled. However the locals need aiore of a choice for guards on tho squad. ' ' Those who have been-- out the last few niKlits are Stanley Lee. Dudley Henderson, former I. H. S. basketball captain: Slaten. La- Harpe 11. S. coach: Baker, former player with the Sandw-lch Inn team of '2t; and '27: K. Funk, former L II. S. star forward: Symnes, lola high man for Jw-o years: deo. Elliott. Culwlrth and seevral others. The junior high team w-ill not swing into action in Us league until early in February,l.but at present a series of Inter-mural tournaments are on In the school. The tournament .is about half over. It; w-as felt at the conference dt junior high school representative^ early in the year that a series of inter-mural games early in the season so that every boy in school who; is interested in basketball' gets; an opportunity to play with no games until later in the season w-asc the best thing for the junior higli; schools to adopt. lola is now' running its serieg of inter-mnral games but will not finish for probably two weeks yet, after which a school team wi|l be chosen. The teams are not named.but are numbered and divided iiUo tw-o classes. Class A has ten teams, w-hiie Class B ha.s seveii teani.-^ playing, hlach team pla.V 'S all other teams at least once. This is much better in that it gives* the coach fronisix to uino tijnes to see each man in action instead of the one time a man was often seen in tiie olii tournament style of play. Percentages are kept in the different classes and increase interest iij the contests. Games are held almost every evening after school w-ith about half of the games beiuft played at present. Tlie high schdol interclass tournanieiit w-iM break into the series of games next w-eek. Though no junior high school team has as yet been chosen. Coach Van Cjinip will pick a group of l)oys w-ho seem to be competent to represent the school as the freshman class in the tournament. These men will-have had suffivient experience to be -ablo to play .Monday. Tildeft Hopes to See bavis Play On Europe Soil Boston Dec. 1. (AP)—William T. Tilden 2nd of Philadelphia, foremost American law-h tennis, player, wents the United States challenge for the Davis Cnp played in the European zone. The Davis Cup committee has recommended that, as in recent years, the play be in the American zone. Big Bill revealed his hope of persuading tho committee to rfeverse its stand when he kppeared' here before the annual meeting of the New England lawn' tennis . association to present his reasons and solicit support for them.i BASEBALL SEASON MULESGIVEN OUT BY OFFICIAL iSew Location, iOH E. Madhon. First Door Efcut of Brown's Dm? Store. « Phone 1<I x -onniesomiB 11 Japan Denies Stories Printed by Hearst j i Toklo. Dec. 1. (AP)-^-Tho .lapnn- ese foreign olllco declared today that the stpry printed In the Hearst papers in .VmerlOa of a proposed Mexico-Japanese treaty was untrue. The HnarsH papers said thai Japanese military aid for .Mexico In event of war with the l!nlted Slates was provided for In the draft of a secret treaty formally submitted to the Japanese government by President Calcs in 1926. For the Olympic winter games bcginning-at St. 'Morltz. Switzerland, the second week .of Febrn- ar>'. a new jump has been built at great expense, and its 'construction has given occasion for.some fur- I ions thinking' on the part of the ski experts. Several alterations iloemcd advisable have been made siuc<* the jump was' fried out last year. Season WillOpen April , 11 and Will Close September 30 Pittsburgh, Pa., Dec. 1. (AP)— The 1&2S major league baseball ^season will open- April II, and close iSeptember 30. the National and American League schedule makers announced here today. The opening and closing dates are somew-hat earlier than those i)f the 1927 useason. , When the schedule makers ended their session this afternoon they announced opening games ias follows: National League: Pittsburgh at St. Ixjuis:'Chicago at Cincinnati: Boston at New York em\ Philadelphia at. Brooklyn. American League: Cleveland at,Chicago: St. Louis at Detroit: New- York at Philadel-I phia. and Washington at Bo.ston. CREWSSTART OFFTRAINING Leave F ebruary-12 For Cat4lina Inland To Work FORTY MEN GOING Thirty o^ Them Mound- men ;and Infield Prospects Chicago. Dec. 1. (AP)^The Chicago Cubs will start preparations for bringing a National I^eagne championship to the North Side/park February 12.' when battrymen are to elave for the Catallna Island. Calif., training camp. The pitchers and catchers w-lU reach the island three days later. The full. 40 players allowed foi; the training camp roster will btfe taken to the west coast, training' field. Thirty of them ar^ pitchers and infielders. The full squad will \ follow the batterymen west, February 23. ' The Cubii' offices announced today that the CaJifornta training season will be concluded with a . fourgame series against the Pltts- inirgh Pirates at Los Angeles, March 29. ."io. 31 and April L'The, team then will entrain for Kansas' Cif.v. where four games will -be played with the American Association club, starting April 5. . The signing of Kiki Cuyler has removed any Oub worries over .nert year's outfield, the fly grabbtni: material incjuding Cuyler, Hack AVilson. Biggs Stephenson and Cliff Heathcote. There is so<ne uncertainty as to the- makeup of the in2.S infield, but it is not due to shortage of talent. (By the Associated Press,* Phihidelphia—Jack Gross, Salem. .V. J..' scored a teclinicaf knockout, over Homer Smith, Kalamazoo.'. Mich., I.T ). Harry'.Martoue, Jersey City, .V. J., w-on by a technical knockout ovci- Frank Monahan, Butte. Mont..' t.'.>. Joe Lill. U. S. -Marine Corps, stopped Tonv Vo'iko- iiis.'.Mleutow-n; Pa., (3). Lew Selt- ?.fr. Viiieland. N. J., stopped 'Jimmy Allentown. Pa.. (3). Meadville. Pa.-rJohnny Uyan. Boston.^ defeated Freddy Vincent, Toronto. Can.. (lOi. Danny Mc:\leer. Erie. Pa., won .from (Juy Ferrell. Cleveland i(«i. San Francisco--.lobuny Preston, Ilonolu.'ii. knocked out Hilly Adams. .Vcw Orle.-iiis (t;i.' Pablo Dano, In Stockholm one miiy enjoy all the winter sjiorts. w-ith the sole exception of the ex<-iting pastime, ofUclngIn the akja. or light.Lapp!Manila, •^'ffafed trankif '^Ii'i-no-, Tho Fnns and Norwegiatis are favorites to win the Olympic skl-| jumping competitions. sleigh, drawn li.v a reindeer, w-hich Is ~ confined to- the northern resorts of Sweden. Philadelphia. (Si. Marcel Thuru, Kr;iiice.. won fro'n Gcorpe Brazcl- 't'>ii. Sail Francisco it;». The Eastern national ski championships are to be held at Greenfield. Mass.. in February. 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