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Wednesday, January 11, 1933
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J ! - if' , I .1 'i I .*' ,1 ;r;; ^ -i r H J II "•* ' ^ t J p- - vl •T* i.-.1- r i . . •*' -*, .*. JL 'f HE BAKERSFIELD GALlFORNIAN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11,1933 AB_A^.M. • • • M _ A_ I ' _ ' It REVAMPED TO MEET SELMA FIVE Griffith Works on Fast • Forwards in Latest Combination put a Driller Selraa OACH GRIFFITH will thoroughly remodeled 'basketball team against High's Glass A squad here Saturday evening. After cutting his squad to 25 players tho first of tho . -week, "GrJff" set to work to find a pair of scoring forwards, and scrimmages of tho past two evenings would Indicate a degree of aucceBB. Ralph Quails, who appeared a« guard in the early Driller contests this season and was a strong offensive threat even from his defensive posT- tfon, has been shifted to one of the ttyrward berths,'and KlUs, a husky second sfcrJnger, was promoted to Quails' position at guard. Quails' New Job Quails, whose previous experience o/j a center with the mlddlewetghts is standing htm In good stead in his new assignment, is coming through la good shape. Eyherablde, the remaining forward, has recovered from tho foot injury that kept him out of the running last week, and the pair give promise, of rolling up a score.. Iimis, the new man on the varsity, haw all the physical requirements of ( a good guard and will ctftne along in • good shapu with a little 7noro experience. Homer Bentty, tho Drillers' veteran guard, will have to work a little harder to smooth over tho rough In the defense for a while, but are that the changes will lead to a stout tMenslvo combination. Beavers at Center Beavers remains at center, and cannot but continue there as long as he Is hitting tho paco he set at Fresno last week. Coach Dalbom's Bakersfield B quintet, after tangling with several Y. M. C. A. league fives In practice games this week, will go against the Junior college "goof" squad in a preliminary to the Driller-Selma game Saturday evening. Coach Frost's peewees are scheduled to. meet the Standard school team at the local high school gymnasium this afternoon and may also be bllted to play on the general program Saturday. RAN WINNER IN LEVINSKY IT (United Press Leased Wire) PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 11.—Tommy Loughran, Philadelphia's veteran heavyweight, launched his 1933 comeback campaign auspiciously last night by stabbing out a 10-round. decision over Chicago's husky fish peddler, King Levlnsky, at Convention hall. Closing tne book on his disastrous 1932 record, Loughran Hashed the form that once brought him tho , llght- hcavywelght championship, as he made It two victories over Levlnsky out of three meetings. The former champion was shaken several times In the early rounds when the Klngflsh managed to connect, but for the most part he shook off the at- ttfuk. In the closing rounds Levlnsky made a desperate attempt to win by a knockout. He bar raped Tommy with .driving leftw and rights to the head and body. Loughran was so busy defending himself that he lost these three rounds. Loughran weighed 187% pounds. vlnsky, 195, A6AN ITS MINOR I ITHICA, N. Y.. Jan. 11.— All of Cornell's intercollegiate athletics, except .bnskotball, will be abandoned until the end of the school year In June, the executive ( board 1 * of the athletic association announced today. The hoard voted this most drastic retrenchment in Cornell's history at a meeting late last night The retrenchment does not affect football because Cornell has no spring football training. It will mean withdrawal of all of Cornell's crew from the Poughkeepsle regatta on the Hudson. All the vest of the school's ffobeilulos, both varsity ami freshman, will %e abandoned, including baseball, track, wrestling, ice hockey, fencing nnd lacrosse. All coaches will be retained and will continue to. train 'their squads, although training facilities will be reduced to a minimum. Jpe Vargas Wins Battle With Gans (United Press Leased Wire) FR1SSNO, Calif., Jan. 11.— Joe Vargas trod the comeback path last night, handing the slugging Michigan Joo Gans. Detroit and Ban Francisco negro, a complete nnd fancy trimming- in their 10-round main event bout. Vargas, fighting hla fjrst buttlo since he retired a year and a half ago, weighed ICO pounds; Gann, 160. Vargas took 7 rounds; Gans, 2, and-1 was ev en . Other results: Tony Sonata, 194, former California Aggie grid star, nnd Kenneth Lee, 190, Modesto, drew (ti); Nlnk Raya, 133, Frepno, declsloned Alfred do Chalne, 13<, Madeja-(4); Pedro Hernandez, 170, Fresno, knocked out Ernie Francis, 1BG, Fresno (2); Rosalia Cubul- lero, 130, Fresno, and Eddie Johnson, Fresno negro, drew (4,) TOBIN CONTRACT , OAKLAND, Jan. 11. (U, P.)— Jimmy Tobin, Oakland semi-pro pitcher, to- dajtwaa assured of steady employment this summer, Tne 10-year-old player received u signed contract with t/to Newark club of the International league. Radio Service Witham Booth HELPS TERRY III Terry, New York Giants' manager* proved himself to be a real pal when he put Billy South* worth on the roster as his chief helper and coach. Southworth *as Terry's adviser and roommate when the latter went up to the Giants In 1924. Southworth served as manager at Rochester and Col.umbue before Terry recalled him to the Glanta recently. CALIFORNIA MAY NOT GO EAST (Associated Press Leased Wire) BERKELEY, Jan. 11.— Taking drastic steps to reduce expenses, the finance committee of the 'Associated Students of University of California today recommended abandonment of crew participation In the Poughkeepsle regatta and withdrawal Trom track competition In the I. C. A. A. Elimination of California Bear teams from the two national champlonshlti competitions were the most Important Items of the -committee's Hat of recommendations that will" be submitted to . tlae executive committee tomorrow night. Graduate Manager w. W. Monahan said In his opinion tho executive committee undoubtedly would accept all recommendations. "Tlao finance committee has not sufficient fundn to carry on these activities,** he saM. "Withdrawal from the crew competition Is the hardest blow of all but at this time there appears nothing else to do." Monahan pointed out it cost about $9000 to send one crew to Pou&h- keepsie. Expenses for two crews total around $12,000. Other recommendations expected to be carried out include: A 10 per cent reduction In salaries of employes and voluntary reduction for those under contract. Curtailment of minor sports. No minor sports to be eliminated. Abandonment, of the summer tour of the tennis team. , Reduction of athletic bud minimum. • to a Kearns Is After Big Sum for Bout (United Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 11.—Jack Kerns, manager of Jackie Fields, welterweight* champion, is ready to match Fields against Young Corbett III, undefeated Fresno welter—provided the champion gets a J40,000 guarantee. Ancll Hoffman, matchmaker, promptly said "no" to this offer and announced he would arrive hero today to further discuss tho proposed bout likewise, Corbett and his manager, Larry White, laughed at Kearns 1 proposition. Corbett -won a decision over Fields in a nontltle bout and has been clamoring ever since to meet tho champion again with'the title at stake. HENRYS TO L. A, SAN (A. P.)— The visiting Wichita Henrys today prepared for a brief Invasion of southern California after trouncing Rossi's Florists, 52 to 2ft, In a basketball game here last night. Tho Henrys, who previously had lost to the Y, M. T., nnd defeated California here, will play the Pnsndenu Majors Thursday and the Long Beach Athletic Club Friday. w OREGON MENTOR ^ \ "— '•* Refuses Salary Cut and Has No Plans for His Futur and u 1 in (Associated Press' Leased Win) RVALUS; Jan. 11. — Resign* ing after a dispute over a salary- reduction, Football Cpaclj Pau.1 J, Sohissler, Oregon State mentor for nine years, today left the 'second vacancy among Pacific coast conference coaches since tl*e close of the 1932 season. Schissler, dean of the conference coaches in the length of service, had nothing to any about hia action, other than to explain that ho had no plans for the future. His resignation followed that of Glenn S. (Pop) Warnor, of Stanford, tiimed In , several weeks ago. Returning' yesterday from a vMt to the caat and middle west, Schissler waa In conference with Chancellor W. J. Kerr and nn agreement was reached that 'ho should reulffn and that tho reHlgnntion would be accepted. It will become effective on June 30. the meantime ho was grunted of absence. Five-Year Contract' • The reaiKnutlon breaks a flva-year contract which he signed In November, .1031, at a Hiilnry of $8000 u year. It was cxplulned later that he had bulked at accepting a uniform salary out which had been ordered for all faculty membera, and It was understood that there would be no salary settlement beyond tho Juno 30 date. After his resignation had been submitted, Dean Hnrry Rogers, chairman of the board of control, declared that no effort would bo made to' "go out in tho field after a blgr-tfme rfbach." ,Ho said that financial conditions would not permit it. From Local Staff The belief was freely expressed on the campus that it was more than likely that one of rtie present couch* ing staff would be elevated to the position of head coach. He came here from the University of Nebraska, where he had been head baseball and basketball coach nnd assistant football coach. He Is 40 years old, and his homo is at Portland. SIMMONS NEW SUIT An old friend In a new suit of clothes la Al Simmons, the slugging outfielder from Milwaukee who used to play for Connie Mack and who was sold to the Chicago White Sox. Lou Comlskey, headman of the Sox, sent for a New Year present. Above you see the swat- satisfaction In the mirror. Al a new uniform melster registering O'Brien and Rabel Lead Bicycle Race (United Press Leased Wire) I-OS ANGELES, Jan. 11.— Henry O'Brien and Willy Rabel maintained their lead today at the end of 760 miles of pedaling in the six-day bicycle race at the Winter Garden Velo- drome. Although tied with Al Grenda and Eddie Testa for mileage, O'Brien and Rabel held a commanding 1 lead In sprint points with 359 at the end of 53 hours. Qrenda and Testa, who have forced the leaders from the outset, were trailing with 304 points. Continuing their spurt, Bobby Bche- verra and George Schuller crept ahead of two other teams during the night to take third place with 83 points. Echeverra and Schuller were trailing the two leading teams by nearly a mile, however. LOCAL BOXERS WILL APPEAR AT GRANADA CEVERAL Bakersfleld boxers aro on ^ the card which will open boxing here Thursday evening at tho Granada theater and notable among them la George Akes, fighting his way'to the lightweight throne of Califortfltfitrfa meeting Battling Slid In the main event. •* . John La Marr, Is another local man, a heavyweight who has fought in.this city on numerous occasions, and more recently against Raymond Briscoo. La Marr is matched against Wally Hunt who already holds one decision over him which Lu Marr hopes to reverse tomorrow evening. Arvln Fighter Sailor Waller has lived in this bounty for some time and Is usually associated with the Arvin district. He is meeting Jack Campbell. Of Interest to fans here who for years have followed the boxing game, will be the appearance of the veteran Joe Fernandez In tho rolo of a preliminary fighter. Dancing Joe, who has bounced abou the ring here on his toes in other days nnd has smacked many a gooil puncher goofy is slated to tangle with Eddie Nolden, who gives Delano as his address. Georgian Ranter Bobby Barr, who hay obtained his fighting experience in Georgia JH matched against Stafford McCoy In tho other preliminary. The matches will ho held In tho Granada theater on Kentucky street near Bilker. This new .scene of boxing will give the fans ateam heat and cushioned chairs in which to take their ease. Staggr Is Ready to aso Leased Wire)* NEW YORK, Jan. 11.—Recovered from a serlouB attack of bronchial pneeumonia, Amos Stager, veteran Methodists Defeat Mormons Through Middaugh s Efforts THROUGH tho stellar mnrksmnn- ship of their center, Mlddaugh, H'iccuiiiuiiiu, AmoH CSIRKB, veteran •"• Bn *P OI meir center, anauaugn, footbnll conch, prepared to leitve the who accounted for a total of 17 points Medical Arts Sanatorium today for his home In Chicago, Stags wna taken to tho hospital December 30 in a serious condition but made n quick recovery despite his 71 years. He was retired as head couch at tho University of Chicago nt the close of the 1932 season because of his ngre, but now has under consideration several coaching: offers from undisclosed schools. CAGE SCORES (Associated Press Leased Wire) Tempi*, 34; Carnegie Tech, .38. Wake Forest, 24; Duke, 33. South Carolina, 36; Kentucky, 44. Yale, 52; Massachusetts State, 17. Syracuse, 32; Manhattan, 25. Marshall, 36; Ohio W«sl«yan, 45. William and Mary, 35; Virginia, 45. Tennessee, 32; Vanderbttt, 37. Louisiana Col., 36; Lou. Tech, 41. Yankton, 35; Dakota Wesleyan, 48. Nebraska (B), 34j Cotner, 27. Crelghton. 37; Okla. A. &. M., 30. Missouri, 20; St. Louis, 27. Kansas, 36; Kansas State, 24. Haskell Indians, 27; Bakar, 29. S. W. (Okla.) Teh., 28; T«x. T., 33. Fal (Mex. Cy.), 15; N.W. Okla., 68. California Tech, 45; La Verne, 32. Oregon State, 29; Idaho. 25, the Methodlstd were able to turn back the newly reorganized Mormon quintet, 32 to 27, as play was resumed In'the Y. M. C. A. Basketball League here last night. Freeman and Pruott appeared In stellar roles for the Mormons but wore Santa Barbara Four Survive Polo Play LOS ANGELES, Jnn. 11.—The Santa Barbara Greens moved Into tho select group of survivors in tho Pacific coast novice polo tournament today following their victory over the Rlvleru Tigers, 16 to C. Bill Emslee registered eight goals to star for the winners who scored five goals in the opening chukker. The tournament ihoved rapidly to- M'ard tho finals with a pair of games Bcheduled for today. Snowy Baker's Riviera Blues were to meet tho Santa Barbara Reds, headed by Alex Bullock, while Mldwk'k engages Big Boy Williams' Greyhounds. CHRISTY WINNER SAN KKANCISCO, Jun. 11. (U. P.) After losing the first fall, Vic Christy, 20-year-old San' Diego wrestler, ntugrt] nu Iniprobslvtf comeback to win the next two falls from Dick Davlscourt, southern California avocado grower, night. unable to make up for Mlddaugh's sensational basket-tossing. Rio Bravo Wins Rio Bravo, tho team thnt tied the Methodists for first plnce In tho pro- Itmlmiry round, WHS able to nose out the GO-50 cluh quintet by only two goala, 30 to 20. In n third same, the Christian i>9 squad managed to outpoint Senior IJi-Y, 21 to 16. The Lineups Methodists Position Mormons White (7) F Doano (3) Llnnell (8) F Gocrtas (5j Jliddaugh (17) G..% Pruett (8) Poohner G Snider U) Muedell a ' Van Horn Methodist subs—Jaggnrd nnd Anson; Mormon subs—Simpson, Freeman (8), nnd Brnnch (2.) Rio Bravo Position fiO-CO Club Bussell (4) F Spawn (1) Heath (9) .F Donnluon (G) CombH (11) '. C Wlshum (6) W. Graves (4) G Croson (9) White G McDonald (2) Rio Bruvo subs—B. Gi ves nod Wilson; DO-50 Club Hubs—Hauptman (7), nnd Clerou (1). Senior HI-Y , Position Christian 09 Angleton (2) ... * .F Pryor (4) Plymnlo (4) F Jameson (V) Rlddell C Dupen (2) Preston (10) G JennlntjH (4) Cnrtwrlght G Mongold Senior >1I-Y suhs — Crosby. Uldtlell, Carter; Christian »'J subs—heck, Hhel- ton, Moses, Anderson, Harroll und Xuerchor 18). SCHAAF10 BOX PRIMO CARNERA N NEXI MATCH out Will Be Held Next Month 'at Madison Square Garden (United I*™** J f rnsf,d wire) TVT13W YORK, Jan. 11.—Ernie *-* Sclmaf and Prlmo Camera are expected to sign tomorrow for a 10-rotind bout at MadiHon Squixro Garden on February 1,0, with tho winner to moot Jack Slmrkey in June for tbo heavyweight chain- CRACK GOLFERS SET OFF OVER CALIENTE plonHhlp. Jimmy tor, said Johnston, Garden promoter ma for tho bout hud agroeU upon • and that Johnny Hm*Kloy ( Sehaaftj manager, IntcnrleU to come down from Uoston tomorrow for tho .signing ceremony. .Johnston wulil It waa not definite whether Uu> fl^ht would bo for 10 or Jo rounds, but lio thought It would go tho nhorler route, the sanm distance at whirh Schuaf earned tho rlfflil to meet t*avnora by beatlnff .Stanley Por«U» Kridiiy night. Tho Schaaf-PoriHiu and Hchaaf- Carnem bouts wcro eliminations arranged by tho Garden to produce a heavyweight contender after Jack Doinpaoy Khuntcd Max Sohniellng and Muxle Baer uway from tbo Garden and signed them for a battlo this summer. Sharkey Contract Tho Garden must produce tin op- ponont for Shnrkey before tho end of Juno, when ItH contract with tho champion expires. Schaaf, tho blondo Bustonlan, Is now under tho direct management of Buckley and Shark03*. But If he beuta Camera, It probably will be his last battle under their management because It would bo a bad.,policy for ISrnlo to bo fighting his boas, Sharkey, for tho title. Ballyhoo Flg'ht Schnaf a contract with Sharkey and Buckley expires on March 4, nnd If ho defcatH Camera ho is expectnd to go under tho wing of Charley Johnston, Jimmy's brother. Tho promoters already have started a sham brittle between Brnlo and Jack, preparatory to drawing up gmdgo fight ballyhoo. SHIKINA, BAFFERT IE! ON T AFT MAT , Jan. 11.—Tickets are now on sale- for the big wrestling show to be given by Buck Buchanan Thursday night at 8:30 o'clock In Buchanan's pavilion ,*at Sixth nnd Main streets. The main event will bo n two-out-of- three-fallfl match with a two-hour tlmo limit between Okl Shaklnn and Al Baffert. The soml-wlndup i» nn hour-limit match between Don Hill nnd Hod Ken ton, while Wayne Strom- bnuph nnd Jess McCnnn open the show with a 30-mlnutn match. Few men In nny professional lino can boast the Interesting life of Al Baffert, 25-year-old French Adonis of wrestling. .Baffort renlly 1ms gone places andf done thlnffH. From the career of n gymnast, Buffer! turned to tho life of n movie stunt man and he hnn hurled his body from the highest pinnacles of 10-Btory buildings Into tho nets of nervous firemen; ho han ridden wild horses over perilous cliffs; walked tho wings of lofty air- pianos, nnd on one occasion, lirnpod from n flaming ntrplane to save his life with n parachute. Ho turned to professional wreatllng four years njro, hl.s find mntoh being with Oeorgo McLaod, one of tho foremost heaving of the west const, whom ho defeated. Strangler Lewis Trims Bob Kruse (Associated Press Leased Wire) TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 11.—Ed (Stranglor) Lewis, claimant of tho heavyweight wrestling. ohuinplonHhlp, HNCil n speedy anil well-timed headlock attack to defeat Bob Krusa, Oswego, Ore., challenger, by n full and default In the eighth round main event (if the mat program here last night. Tho fall- came-in 2 minutes nnd A seconds of the fourth round nnd Kruse WIIH unable to report whoa tho bell for the fifth round soundod. Bohljy Miller, Chtcagn, and Dr. Nap De Vora, Providence, n. I., went to a draw In tho seinl-wliulup, each gaining a full. In the three-round opener Tom Ruy, veteran light heavyweight, gained the lone fall to win over Put Culluhan of Boston. FOOTBALL DATE LOS ANGELAS, Jan. 11. <U. P.)— U. C. L. A. will pluy the St. Mary's football team next year here on November 25 Instead of October 21, to avoid the Gneta appearing at Memorial Stadium In two consecutivo games, Bruin uthletln officials announced today. Loyola ha« been hooked to fill the October aiigugumenl. Southern on California Octolwr H eulerluhiH Su PICKS PRIZE * Craig Wood Is Favorite to Win and Man for Pros to Beat Six hundred and fifty dollars worth of pleasure IB In that smile of Johnny Revolt*, 21-year-old golf professional from Menominse, Mich., and the golfing stnsntlon of the winter season. The check he holds Is the $650 first prize he won for turning In a 272*stpok« score for the 72-hoIe Miami Open Qolf championship. He was four strokes ahead of Denny Shute. PLAN TO DIS DEAD BALL H SAN mANCISCO, Jan. 11.—The "dead ball" rule used In football last full will bo Ignored In tho Rfimo between tho Green Bay Puckers nnd Ernlo Novcrs' pacific coast All-Stars here Jnnunry 22. All of the other new rules usod Inst Reason will be followed, Nevers said. It was felt thnt the "(lend bull 11 rule, which multcH the bnl| denrt when the currier touches nny part of his body except his feet to t tho ground, ruined Interest In the game, Havers nnld. Ked Grange, former stnr at Illinois, will arrive hero Sunday to await arrival of tho Packers from Honolulu on January 17. Orange will play with tho Wisconsin team In the Knights of Columbus charity tilt here. nyCHBRTKlin GOLP*H CmEATEST TKACHEB (Capyrlilit John If. Dill* Co.) We find In the back swing the first three of tho six essential exertions In tho golfing action—standing, ,turning, pfiuHlng. "The resilient Hhaft of the club IJUH nn particular relatloiiBhlp to the turning or pivoting Involved other than that It makes this action more natural,, I think, for tho reason thnt now there will bo no tendency for musclea to tighten because of tho Involuntary Influence upon them of the rigid Hhaft. Tho turn should bq Immediate, and the right directly back—not above out—in order to get the body "out of the way." Let the club swing naturally around and up and In back. This brliiRH you quickly to tho top and It is hero that tho pause take* pliiuo. You should discover a vast difference In tho way you now wait for the club. Tho resilient Hhaft will let the clubhead go on, and your wrists will freely give-with It, whilo you stand, poised, restrained, un- tlghtetmd. This Is rhythm. Here it IK—yours at last. And In this you have exactly the rlRht "feel" of the truly rhythmic golfing action. Your "33" la worth a million, right there! NOTE—Mr. Morton now has perfected a complete service for readers of this newspaper. He has free Instruction material to meet any golf* Ing difficulty. Write Mr. Morton care National Newspaper Service, 326 W. Madison street, Chicago, simply stating what golfing trouble you seek to correct, and his Instruction will be sent* free. Enclose a stamped, self- addressed envelope and one 3-ctnt stamp. THE PAUSH- hlp HhuuUt turn BUCK ROGERS, 2433 A. D. Captured b By PHIL NOWLAN and LIEUTENANT DUMv CALKINS OUTEB CAwe ATTACKED TMC UEV B6W SCATTER VOU'Rfi GOING fb AMI CAS/ERKi - T WAS J05T our OF -me OMW A M ATTACH 8V KIU-EP OM RUSH NOT A SINGLE SJLAVE JESCAPE , AWAV/ BOYS WHO'S <?OtU& ARREST UAD AU/ PEAR BOCK ME AMVE 110 ROCK 'EM LOOSE \WOLD I0T t KANE'S TAWE . HAT/ COPYRIGHT JOHN F, DILLE CO. RCG. u,s. r*AT.orr. By PAUL ZIMMERMAN Ais»elftt«d Pren Sports Edltar AQUA CAE7ENTE ( Jan. 11, ^*-CraJg*Wood, leading money wtu- ner of the California golf champlon- «hipH, carried his war clubs into Old Mexico today for another ass 111 It on par and pelf. Most of the field of 180 players, who havo bowed to the dashing Deal, N. J., professional In the threo major tournaments of the west const this winter, admitted Wood wa« tlia nmn to beat In tho fourth annual Aguii Callento open, with $7500 American money as Htakca. Thore were plenty of the eountigr'n ffrcat pcrformcra on hand, however, to do what could be done In tho way of curbing tho biff blond's golfing enthu- Hltiam, although the abuenco of Qeno Sarazun, national open champion of two nations, took a great deal of color from the four-day test of 72 holes. The Now Yorker waa counted out by Influenza. Not tho least of these waa Oltn Dutra, Santa Monica, national P. a. A. tltlcholcler, who hnn not shown tho form In the winter wars that he displayed through his summer campaign. But Dutra always has figured prominently In the ARUH Callento tournaments, -what with the Mexican fiesta aspect warming his Spanish blood into more determined action. Morrtton and Dtegel Then there was Fred Morrison, defending champion, from Pasadena, not • to mention sturdy contenders In this championship of other years, Including Leo Dlogel, homo pro and former P. G. A. champion; Oeorgre von Elm, Los Angeles, Joint winner in 1931; Wiffy Cox, Brooklyn; Harry Cooper, ' Chicago; MacDonald Smith, New. York; "Willie Hunter, Los Angeles, and a host of young stars. The long, tough course with Us prevailing winds which always havo worked havoc on the scoring, favors the long hitters, such aa "Wood, Dutra and Morrison, There were those who thought it would be too much for "Wood to continue the tmbpar pace of his victory in the Los Angeles open through th» remainder of the week. Tho fact remains that Craig failed to nhow any sign of strain as he stood off Dlegel In the torrid last round at Wllnhlro two days ago, but no player has yet been able to win both of theso tournaments. Always a long hitter, "Wood had the happy faculty in his victories at San Francisco, Pasadena and T Los Angeles, of putting with uncanny accuracy or approaching dead to tho pin with his iron shots. Beat Eiplnoaa In^ the San Francisco open he beat Al EsplnoBtt, another of the determined contenders, on tho basis of great work on the greens. A few dnys later at Pasadena ho attacked par with pleasing results, not so much because of his putting, but on account of hlfl excellent Iron nhotH ,deud to tho pin. At LOH Angeles he was rather inclined to superb putting again. It was hardly likely that anyone, not even "Wood, would best par consistently over the four days hero. No one has achieved this In the three previous tourneys, and while the course In in much bettor condition than ever before, It still Is a rugged test for the. best of them. Winner 91500 Eighteen holes will be played each of tho four days, with the winner receiving $1500. This is a far cry from, the first tournament, which paid Sarazen $10.000. An amateur-pro demi-tasse will b* served, on Sunday to top off the season in the Callfornlaa. «, » Tommy Paul Ready for Title Defense T (Associated Press Leased Wire) CHICAGO, Jan. 11.—Tommy Paul of Buffalo, N, Y., today was just about ready for the defense of his National Boxing Association featherweight title at the Chicago Stadium Friday night, but his challenger, Freddie Miller of Cincinnati, still had some weight-losing to do. After his last serious -workout yesterday Paul weighed 125 pounds and decided to do only light work today and tomorrow. Tho Cincinnati southpaw, however, scMed 127V4 after a hard drill, and faced another stiff (session today In order to get down to the division limit of 126 pounds. L CHAMP MUST FIQHT NEW YORK, Jan. 11. (U. P.)—Tha New York state boxing commission has Instructed Secretary Bert Stand to demand that Jackie Fields of California defend his welterweight championship UH soon as possible. Fields hasn't defended the 147-pound crown Hlnce he won It a year ago from Lou Urouilhird, —* ZAHARIAS VS. STEEL? HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 11. (II. PJ— Oeorffe Zaharias and Ray Steole swop arm and heudlocks In the -main wrflHtlfiiK match tit the Olympic tonight. ZnhurluH has been defeated in hia last two lucul appearances, both (lines at tho hands of Jim London, Ueuvywtftiht title iMuiinunt. OAKS LEAD HOCKEY OAKLAND, Jan. H. (U. P.)—Oakland assumed the leadership of the California Ice Hockey League today as a rusult of ItK &-4 victory over Hollywood hero last nlffht. .Several flfitlo encounters featured the contest whtoh was closely battled throughout. SARAZEN CONVALESCENT SANTA MONICA. Calif., Jan. 11. lU. P.)~-Ciene Saroasen, British and United States open fff>lf champion, waa reported to lie recovering from an ut- tiu'k of Influensu. Doctor Robert O'Neul reported Snrazen'3 tenipertt- turu watt gradually receding- to normal after reaohing a high of 103. cha utomobile Service tldiHhtff f \ J- •. --• ' .F ' • ' .. "- '

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