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THE BAJKERSFtELD CALIFORNIAN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25,1933 SPORTS SIMPSON-SIKI BOUT SHOULD BE "NATURAL" Each Headliner Has Been Tested Out Against f Crack Boxers .AS A hallmark oC class boxing •**-fans have two very Important facts to consider in connection with the headllner offered at the Granada theater here tomorrow evening. The first Is that Battling Siki gave Georglo Akes one of the toughest fights he has over experienced and the second Is that Johnny Simpson of Oakland plastered Justin Pasoua. The second fuel Is that Simpson and Slkl are matched In the main event. If this Is not a "natural," in prospect at any rate, then few fights are worthy ot this slang designation. ' A decision over Pascua Is a certificate of merit for looal fans. Any boy good enough to accomplish this end should be able to step with the top flight. Sltcl Had Edge? Many ring-Riders who saw Akes 'und Slkl fight believe that Slkl would havo stopped the doughty little Greek If the fight had continued over a longer period. In scheduwllng this main event for «ight rounds the promoters believe It will hit top speed for Its full duration. Slkl .Is aggressive and tough and can take 'em. He proved that In meeting Akes. Simpson must have taken a few too when he won his decision over Pascua. Slam-Bang Bout • A slam-bang affair should result In . t.he meeting of Sailor Waller and Jock Campbell. Waller has never let the fans down here and he has been sent into the ring at the old arena against some hard-hitters and clever boxers. He is aggressive and hard-hitting and has yet to put up a dud performance. • ' Joe Is Back Joe Fernandez, who had great popularity liere In the old days and Is still Kolng strong, will havo another test fight in meeting Eddie Nolden, of Delano. From a preliminary spot Joe has worked his way up to the special event. ' Two good preliminaries are also on the card. , The promoters announced today that the general admission charge for the fights will be 55 cents. There la a largo block of these seats which are comfortable and provide an adequate view of the ring. Every seat in the Granada is closer to the ring than most of the scats In the big arenas. RING ECHOES (Aitooiated Press Leased Wire) DETROIT.— Wesley Ramey, Grand Rapids, Mloh., outpointed Eddie Ran,. Poland (10); Varlas Milling, Los Angelea, outpointed Darlo Moreno, Kalamazoo, Mloh. (10). BARCELONA, Spain.—Paulino Uzoudun, Spain, knocked out Qla- como Bergomas, Italy (1). COSHOCTON, Ohio.— Henry Flrpo, Louisville, Ky., outpointed Sunny Jim Williams, New York (10). ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Frankie Genaro, New York, outpointed Joe Fine, Mexico (8). CANTON, Ohio.—Billy Wallace, Cleveland, outpointed Louie Sa. vero, Pennsylvania (10). ST. LOUIS.—Maxle Rosenbloom, New York, outpointed Al Stlllman, St. Louis (12); Allen Matthews, St. Louis, outpointed Ray "Showboat" McQuillan, Portland, Ore. (10); Harry Dubllnsky, Chicago,' outpointed Lou Terry, St. Louis, (10). LOS ANGELES.—Qeorgle Hans, ford, Los Angeles, outpointed Harry Flerro, Chicago (6); Fll Quintanar, Mexico City, and Huerto Evans, Los Angeles, drew (4); Baby Arizmendl, Mexico City, outpointed Speedy Dado, Philip, pine Islands (10), SEATTLE.—Joe Gllek, New York, and Sammy Santos, Seattle, drew (6). VERGE/IS OU1 TO REGAIN OLD CLASS LEADING CUE PLAY (Associated Preis Leased Wtre) CHICAGO, Jan. 25.—Welker Cochran of Hollywood today was after his fourth straight victory In the world throe-cushion billiards tournament and needed It to hang on to undisputed posseslon of the leadership. Cochran's opponent today was Frank tfcoovllle. of Buffalo, N. Y., who after a disappointing start, captured two straight victories. Cochran and Sco- vllle were down for tho second afternoon match, following the opener between J. ST. Bozenmn, Jr., of Vallejo, Ca"llf., and Tiff Denton of Kansas City. Augle Kleckhefer, defending champion, tied with Bozeman for sec. ond place today, will meet Otto Rel- selt of Philadelphia, tonight. Clarence Jackson of Detroit and Denton were, tumbled out of the four- way tie for second place In yesterday's ' matches. Arthur Thurnblad of Chicago took care of Denton, 50 to 43 In 48 innings, and Roisclt accounted for his first victory of tho tourna- ! mont In defeating Jackson, 50 to -18 In 62 Innings. The defeats left Denton and Jackson tied for third position, and in the night match, Johnny J^ayton, the Sedalla, Mo., veteran, Joined them at three victories and two defeats, by downing Allen Hall of Chicago, 50 to 42 In 39 Innings. The defeat wrfs Hay's fifth straight. •> » » • •. McCan Brother of Famous Mat Star Jess McCann, who wrestles. Wayne Strombaugh at Taft tomorrow night In tho main event at Buchr.nan's Pavilion, .In a brother of "Wildcat McCann, who recently defeated .Tack Reynolds, world middleweight champion, in a Cincinnati match. McCann, a hardy, aggressive wrestler, has won one fall from Strom- baugh and Strombaugh has won one frorp McCann. Tho match tomorrow evening should settle the Issue between them. «-»-• 'Star Ski Jumpers .Enter N. Y. Events (Amoclnted rre,»n Leaiad Wire) NEW YORK, Jan. 25.—Seventy- five of the country's leading stars have entered the National. Ski championships, opening at tho Salisbury Outing Club, Salisbury, Conn., Saturday. Among tho competitors will be tho national champion, Anton Lokang of New York, and Casper Olmoen of Mlnot, N. D.. a. former tltleholdcr. The championships will continue through Sunday and Monday. lA.uiocia.tvd I'rene Leased Wire) LOS ANGELJ3S, Jan. 2u.—Speedy Dado, rated the most promising bantamweight in the ring during the past year, stopped out of his class last night to take a sever beating at the hands of Baby Arizmendi, who enjoys the same rating In the featherweight ranks as that given Dado in the bantamweight class. Arizmendl, the idol of Mexico City and local Mexican fans, took seven of tho 10 rounds to win an easy decision over the Filipino. Dado was given credit for two rounds, with one, even. Dado, recognized as the bantamweight champion In California, fought at 119 pounds, and Arizmendi at 122 pounds, a weight at which tho Mexican had agreed to meet his opponent. Ho had a difficult time making the poundage, a haircut and "a run around the block taking off tho quarter of a pound that he was found to havo In excess of tho 122-pound limit when he appeared for weighing. The bout lacked the closeness of two previous engagements between the little boxers. Arizmendi won tho first encounter by a decision and lost the second by a close margin. The national boxing magazine, Ring, rated Dado as the bantamweight showing tho greatest promise during tho past year, and gave Arizmendl tho same honor in the featherweight division. After Year of Hard Luck Giant Third Baseman Signs Contract By JACK CUDDY Unlttd Preit Staff Cwreipindtnt TVTEW YORK, Jan. 25.—Jim TJer- •*•" ney, secretary of the New York Giants and by no means; a/'aoftle," sounded husky as he reaa off the note which accompanied Johnny Vergez" signed, contract. Johnny, tho third baseman, had written from his home In Alameda as follows: "In view of the fact I was not so hot last year, I am more than satis- fled with the fair way the club has treated me, and will do anything I can to regain my form of 1931." Just thre'e little linen—but mighty poignant ones, for Big Jim knew why Vergez wasn't "so hot" last season. In 1931 In Oakland, Johnny Vergez appeared just about the finest third base prospect to come up from the minors since Pie Trnynor and Freddy Llndstrom moved Into the big time. But last Benson he played PO poorly and was razzed so much by tho fans, who didn't know the story behind tho box scores, that he finally was replaced at third base by Ollber English. This slump started right after the training season. When the Giants arrived at their I^os Angeles camp, Johnny came down from Alameda all smiles. Ho was the father of a baby buy. Later the team moved north for some exhibition games in the San Francisco area, not far from Alamada. One afternoon, sliding home, he twisted his -ankle badly. Child Stricken ; That same day his only child was stricken with Infantile paralysis. {Johnny's leg Injury prevented his play• Ing tho remaining games in the San Francisco region. On the night of April ", the club entrained for the cast, just a few hours after Vergez j had sent word that his baby was dead. ! Johnny rejoined tho team aftef the | season was under way. He brought j his wlfo to New York and took an i apartment. After every game he would hurry home to his wife, who was on the verge of a nervous breakdown. He couldn't sleep at night, and he worried all day. But he had to play ball. He couldn't put any pep into the game. Was Distraught On tho road It was worse. He was almost distraught, fearful that something might happen to his wife In his absence. He couldn't hit; he couldn't field. His playing became so bad he was taken out of tho lineup and replaced by English. When Bill Terry became manager, he learned of Johnny's plight. Terry took him aside and told him, "Take it easy kid. Don't worry. No matter what happens, you'll bo with us next year." And Terry kept his promise. VETERANS IN THE NEWS NOW ALL-STAR BALL TEAM SELECTED FOR UST YEAR Bnbe Until Loses Out in Lineup lo Klein of 1 the Phillies LIONS EXPECT LARGE CROWD AT CAGE TILT CAGE SCORES (Associated I'ren* Leaned 11 'ire) Plttdburo, 47; W. and J., 27. Pennsylvania, 23; Yale, 35. Georgia, 40; Mercer, 38. Louisiana State, 26; Vanderbllt, 53. Alabama, 23; Tennessee, 26. Coe, 17; Monmouth, 29. Maljl (Japan), 26; Carelton, 44. Kansas, 35;' Iowa State, 20. nice, 23; Texas Christian, 49. Colorado, 24; Wyoming, 36. Amarlllo J. C., 23; N. M. Mil. I.. 26. Bruin .Frosh Favored to Defeat Drillers in Charity Game Billings Poly, 22; Mont. Mines, 58. Santa Clara, 37; St. Mary's, 29. Wichita Henry's, 24; Tulsa Oilers, 34. ( \Hsnrlated I'ress LrafrA \\irei CT. LOUIS, Jun. 25.—Tho Amort^ can League furnishes six of tho 10 players on tho Sporting News' \ innjor-league all-slur toam for 1932, ! but Ouorgo Herniun Hutli IB not • among I horn. For tho first time in tlio eight-; your history of the baseball pnbll-1 catiou'H poll,.tlio big Yankee H!UK- ger IOKOS his place in right fiohl to , Chuck Klein, youthful all-around Hen- j gallon of tho Phillies. \ Of tho 191 votes cast for right field ] in tho poll of members of (he Base- | ball Writers' AsNoclatlon, Klein r<>- i celved 111 against tiu for Huth. Klnln | also polled 10 votes for center field j und eight for left for a grand total of j 13fi voles. Huth's total of 91 was muUo i _.. .. up of 03 for right field, "9 for left and j J. Louis Comlskey, owner of the Chl- ! Lions' Club loaders today were completing plans to handle the largest turnout of the bas- kotbrill seanon for the Milk Fund benefit game to be played Friday evening between the Bakersfleld Drillers mid tho U. C. L. A. fresh- i man quintet, Coach Glffith was con; .sldorlng ways and means of han- FRASIER KEY SIAR OF IfSOX CLUB lAs»neiaie.d I'ress Leased \\'ire) . CHICAi'.O, Jan. 2fi. — Tho hopes of Many Skaters to Race for Titles (\t*ociated Pre*« Leased Wire) OCONOMOWOC, AVIs., Jan. 25.—Entries received by William Krltter, president of the Wisconsin Skating Association, assure a record field of 200 or more contestants In tho national speed skating championships to bo held at Fowler Lako near here Saturday and Sunday. National champions will bo decided only in the men's and women's senior divisions, although races for Intermediate, junior and juvenile contestants also will be held. The nine states represented In the entries already received, Krltter said, are. Michigan, Minnesota, Utah, California, Missouri, Illinois, Ohio, New York and Wisconsin. More than a score of skaters are training here for the meet. Here are three veterans of baseball who figure In recent diamond news. Right, Earl Sheeley, first baseman released by the Angels after many bright years with the White Sox, Pirates, San Francisco and other teams, Above, Earl Brubaker, Oakland Inflelder who now manages that club, and below, Dutch Reuther, southpaw veteran of majors and minors, who's signed with Brubaker as a flinger. Rio Bravo and Methodist Basketball Teams Victors two for center. National Leaguers Klein,-Harold (I'lel Tray nor of Pltts- burg,. Frank (Lefty) O'Dmil of Hrook- lyn and Lon AVarneke of tho Chicago Cubs ar<i the four National LeaguerH who gain places on the mythical toam. Tim American Leaguers Included .Ilmmlo Foxx and Hob drove of tho Athletics; Tony U'U.zurl and Bill Dickey (^ th(! Yankees; Karl Avo- rlll of tho Cleveland Indians, and Joe Cronln of tho AVanhlngtoii Sonators. Cronln, the Senators' miinager and shortstop, polled the greatest number of votes, IDS. The Voting Here h; the voting, by positions, for tho lender and his clnsaxl. rival: Loft field: O'Poul, Dodgers, Ituth, "Yankees, I'O. Center fluid: Averlll. Indians, Lloyd Wancr, Pirates, lii. night, field: Klein, Phillies, Ruth, 1)8. : First base: Foxx, Athletic.", j Clehrlg, Yankees, 40. 1 Second base: Lan7.crl, Yankee.' I C.elirlnger, Tigers, f,1. j Third base; Trnynor, Pirates*, | Whitney, Phillies. L'lj. I Shortstop: Cronln, Senators, lljartell, iMilllles, IS. I Catcher: Dickey, Yankees, , CochrniK!, Athletics, 29. Pitchers (lw<> namerll; Wnrneke, I CuliH, MT: Urove, Athletics, 100; C!o| moK, Yankees, 95; Furroll, Indians, 12, : •—-•• cago "White Hox, for a first division berth In the American Lenguo were brighter today, for a corps of Kpo- ciallHtH jiavn siicei-eded In dispersing an army of malaria germs which kept Vie Frasier, rlght-handoil pitcher, from accomplishing much last season. Tho youngster from Mount Kntcr- Texas. won III games with a J01; 01; season. After a slrgo cnzii, however, the malaria bugH went to work on him last spring, and ho managed f win only threo decisions. "If Franler has regained his health," Vice-president Harry Gritblner, speaking for ComlHkey, said, "we expect to land in the first division, what with the addition of Al SlmmoiiH, Mule HaiiH and Jimmy Dykes to provide punch." having knocked over some of tho strongest cngo squads in southern California. "','riff's" problem was made more clear in view of tho fact that Alhambra ITIgh, outstanding contender for the c. i. K. championship In the southern division, was badly defeated by the T". c. ),. A. fronti; that Compton and Ijos Angoloft Junior Colleges and the Hollywood T. M. c. A. urn listed among other of tho teams overcome by the Bruins. Tjong workouts wore wcheduled for the Drillers on both Monday and Tues- dny afternoons as the Bakersfleld High mentor experimented with different arrangements of available material. Quails and Beatty? It Is considered possible that Ralph Quails will again bo put back ut guard with Homer Boatty, tho position he- held In the first few weeks of practice. In this event, O'Brien would probably be selected to play regularly ns forward with fiyherablde, Kenneth laHt p ace club In 1931 and was much , lfcnver8 continuing at center. sought after before the start of the .,,„„ w ^ f 1D.«J season. After a sirgo of influ- U)f> Bruvea( probloms m connectlon with building up a stronger defense. Though Quails und Realty make an efficient guarding combination, neither has tho height necessary to got the IDS; US; DYKES GETS AT rpHOUGH Rio Bravo scored an im•1. presslvu victory over tho Jacobeans, 42 to 17, Methodist "A" kept a jump ahead In the'Y. M. C. A. basketball league by overcoming the CO-DO Club, 33 lo 2'>. In tho first of the three Kames played In the Methodist gymnasium last night, Methodist "IV won from tho Senior III-Y quintet by a score of 25 to 1C. The 50-50 Club gave tho Methodists Stella's Legr Not Broken Reported (United Pre»s Leased Wire) WARSAW, Poland, Jan. 25.—After a second examination today, Polish doctors said Miss Stella Walsh's Injured leg was not broken, but the girl athlete had suffered a.'painful brulso and must remain in bed six to eight weeks. | Physicians said it was difficult to i state at this tlmo whether or not Miss Walsh would be able to run again. Miss Walsh stoutly declared she would bo all right and Insisted she would compete In a London meet in the spring^ nr CHESTHH HOHTON GOWK OREATEST TKACHKII (Copyright John 1'. Dllle Co.) Young Corbett to Train in Fresno (Vnited Press Lea'*d Wire.) FRESNO, Calif., Jan. 25.—Young Corbett III will train in Fresno for his *itlo bout with Jaoklo Fields, wel- torwelght champion, Ralph Manfredo, Corbott's manager, said hero today. ' Corbett, ho said, may go to Ran Vranclsco, "two weeks before the fight there February 22 to finish training, but he will do the most of , his work in his home town." Prichard Automobile Service 2308 Chester Avenu* SAVE MONEY HERE W«ld»nti»lf motor tunttii. ' coll. egttdinw. pilntt. oluji. tlmlni ind itmirenlon ttiti. Moetrliil Mrvlet, gontril ropilri. wtldlni, liody re»tlri and to* urvlil. Wrestlers Subject to Physical Exams All wrestlers are now subject to the same strict physical examination as boxers, Floyd Dunlap, state boxing Inspector for this district announced today. Word to this effect has been received by Mr. Dunlap from tho boxing commission of this state. Physical examination of boxers is intended to protect the men themselves. If they are not in proper health or condition they should not be allowed to compete In a strenuous sport. American Netters Make Semi-Finals (Associated Press Leased Wire) MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 26.— Ellsworth Vines, Jr., Keith Gledhlll und \Vllmer Allison, all nf the United States, and Jack Crawford, defending champion of Australia, today won their way to the sumi-flnals of tho Australian lawn tennis championships. Vines, United States and Wimbledon tltleholder, defeated A. H. Hassett, of Victoria, 4-ti, 6-1, C-4,' 8-1, Gledilll won from II. O. Hopman, 3-8, 2-6, 8-B, G-0, b'-3, Allison defated A. Qulst 1-G, 3-0, 9-7, 6-0, 6-2 and Crawford defeated D. P. Turnbull, a follow Australian, 6-4, 0-3, 6-2. CANADIAN TENNIS MONTREAL, Jan. 25. (U. P.)— J. Gilbert Hall of South Orange, N. J., started his title defense last night in the Canadian Indoor tennis championships by eliminating Glenn Stoddard of Montreal, 6-2, ti-3, In their first round singles match. Edward Fulton of Chicago lost to J. M. McDougall, Montreal, 6-1, 6-2. Tho direct withdrawal of the right hip. with the right leg stiffening as It naturally does in such action, dlf- i fers in almost I/CTERALHIP' every way that a ACTION — CAUSES golfing action can SLICE- differ from the theory of weaving the hips backward and forward in so- cullod lateral hip action. AH a golfer •you should acquaint yourself with the difference between this right and wrong prln- v 'J clple, and thence,:^J forth forget forever ^k tho "lateral" sug- ^L gestlon. The best ^^ demonstration Is tho aelf-demonstra- tlon, so Instead of withdrawing your right hip, try it now by shoving it outward, to the right, in the back swing action. The first effect of this in all probability will be a dropping of your left bhoul- der, which is disastrous; even if not, tho almost Immediate effect will bo to block yourself, through omitting to turn, so that the arms will swing the club outward and directly up. This appears to be a good swing action; actually it will cause you to swing back from tho outsldn In and, with an opened fuce, cause persistent slicing. No good golfer uses any lateral hip action; it's Impossible. Note: Nothing* perfects like practice. Practice your putting and perfect It with ' Mr. Morton's special putting Instruction, obtainable. Tree, by writing him for It care National Newspaper Service, 326 West Madison street, Chicago. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope and one extra 3-cent stamp. some stubborn opposition. Dennlson, with 10 points to hl« credit, leading the attack of the Olubmen. The sharpfchoptlflg of Mlddaugh and Lln- nell again Enabled the Methodist "A" squr.ii to continue' on its drive for the championship, still undefeated. Graves, Heath and Combs guVu a stellar exhibition of basket tossing as lUo Itruvo swamped the Jacobc-ans. The Lineups Methodist B (251 Senior Hl-Y (16) Position Wattenbarger (5) F Angleton (S) Freeman (12) F Plymalo (4) R. Dean (6) C ., Bell CD Mohr G- Preston (1) Lee (2) G Cutwrlght Methodist bubs— G. Dean, Poohner, Sturglnei-; Hl-Y subs, Carty and GI11I. (An.nl/-tnlrd Press Leaned Wire) I'lnLAUKLPHIA, Jan. 25.—Sold "down the river" by tho Philadelphia Athletics, Jimmy Dykes eo<'H to tho Chicago White Sox with tho lavish pralHes of his former associates ringing In hl» oars and a prophetic hint as to his future from Connlu Mack. Friends and teammates of tho vet- ball off tho backboard and away from tho usually taller forwards and centers of opposing teams. Coach Basil Peterson's junior college Renegades, preparing for their conference go with Portervlllo J. C., here Friday, won a practice scrimmage from the Waseo five last evening, 36 |jo 111. Tho junior college mentor, dls- 1 satisfied with the performance of each j and all of his various combinations, ] ran in thre« different teams and. a total of 15 players. Benton Stars Guy Benton continued the pace set by him against Vlsalla in the Renegades' first conference game last week, repeating his performance aa highest scorer, while Barrett and Pur- tlu were close behind. Wasco's all-star aggregation, lacking the teamwork that comes with more regular practice, nevertheless third-Banker (17) Rio Bravo (42) Jacobcans Position \ W. Graves (12)... F fioldborg (2) Heath (12) F Hlmovltz (4) Combs (15) C Makoff (9) Russell C, Fisher. White C! ..' J. Himovltz , Rio Bravo subs—Heath (3), P. I Graves, Wilson; Jacobean subs, Gordon (2), Thornton. Methodist A (33) 50-50 Club (22) Position W. Mlddaugh (12) F Dennlson (10) Llnnell (11) F .. .Hauptman (2) White (4) O CroHon (4) Muedell (1) G Spawn Anson (2) G Clerou (2) Methodist. Kiihs—Moon and Koff (3); .10-50 Club subs, McDonald (2), and Tlvnon (2). teran night, In a farewell cheered him as a long feted him gesture, Huskies Win Back Cage Leadership (United Prens Leased Wire I COIlA r ALLIS, .Ore., .Ian. 25.— Washington regained nolu poss.-s.sion of first place In the northern division htand- ings of the Pacific Coast conference today by trouncing Oregon .State, 30-21 here last night. The Beavers had tied the Huskies for first place the night before by defeating the Seattle Quintet. The Ueav- lers led last night's contest until the (second half when the Huskies rallied land pulled out in front. (.ifsoctatcd I'rc'H Lrnnril H'frp) CHICAGO, Jan. 25.— Hoxlng turned up a net profit of ?n2,70r> during 1932 for tho Chicago Stadium Corporation, which went into friendly receivership last week. Fourteen shown were presented and all but four i,f them showed home kind of a profit, with tins four-round exhibition between Jack Demp.sey and King Lovlnsky setting the top mark of $16,637. Levlnsky's bout with Walker ranked second, producing a profit of $16,108. Thfc biggest loser was tho Bnor-I2r- nlo Schaaf offering, which cost tho corporation $2834, while a junior lightweight championship bout, between Shea lost $1949. Tho welterweight i title clash In which Jackie Fields j lifted the championship from Lou Broulllard put only JSD7 In tho treus- ' ury. • Boxing Is temporarily out of tho I stadium picture, but probably will bo [resumed under a new arrangement. j Tho receivership forbids promotion of i events involving financial risk, but a boxing club, the membership of which will bo selected from the corporation board of director!-:, is being organized to ytage shows, leasing the j building fur f-acli event. Nate Lewla, 1 stadium matchmaker, will act In a | similar capacity for the new group. last and list of speakers testified to his prowess on the diamond. For 15 years, Dykes was an outstanding member of the Athletics. "I wish I had the gift," said Connie, "to express the admiration and good feelings I cherish toward Jimmy Dykes. I want to say to you, Jimmy. that you havo been a wonderful ball player and a wonderful man and I want you to know I will never forgot you. "I hope Jimmy plays third base for tho White Sox at least five more years," Connie continued, "and then I am sure there will be a. position open to him that Is even more to his liking." Just what h« meant, If anything particular, by tho last remark, I'onnlo did not explain, but uportH writers speculated as to whether he was hinting that Jimmy might be tho next manager of tho Athletics. cashed In on years of cage experience ii nd a good eye for the bucket to run tho Runegades a close race. Palmer Goertz rolled up tho greatest number of points for tho Witsco team. I Olympic Club to I ' Name Grid Coach (Amineialed Press 1.rimed ll'lrc^ ' SAX FRANCISCO. Jan. 2.-.-..Josi-ph i ill. Hlckey, -Olympic Clnb athletic i commissioner, unlay said tho club will ! namo a now football coach within a j 1 week to succeed Its retiring nonpald j i couch, Nick Husi-li. Prominently men- i ! Honed In possibilities gnsslp arij Clar- , enco "Nibs" Price, California basket- I .ball mentor, and Jimmy Ni-edlps, ' ! United Athletic: c.'luh sjiurtH director. [ i -»•-•-•• Saints and Broncs Divide Cage Honor fUnited Prr.su I,eased Wire I OAKLAND, Jan. 2B.—-Santa Clarn and St. Mary's divided honors in their first basketball clash of the season here last night. The Santa Clara varsity triumphed over their ancient rival, 37-29, whllo the Bronco freshmen were dropping u 23-22 decision to the c'Jael yearling*. In. tlio feature attraction, St. Mary's took an early lead but soon fell behind when "Hands" Slavlch, Santa Clara center, started the Hronco offensive to functioning. Slavlch took individual scoring honors with 10 points. •» • «•———Lam beau Gives His VERGEZ INS FOR YEAR WITH GIANTS fAmoetdtcd 1'rena Leaned TTlre) NEW YORK, Jan. 25.—Johnny Vergez, third ba.serrmn of tho New York (ilants, hud a bad season In 1932 which possibly explains why he promptly accepted the club's terms for 1933. "In view of thn fact that T was not so hot last season," said u note which accompanied Verge/ 1 signed contract, "I am more than satisfied with tho fair way the club has treated mo and will do evory'hlng I can to regain my form of 1931." The Giants announced at the same tlmo that Travis Jackson, veteran shortstop who was on the voluntary retired list because of nn Injured knee, had applied for reinstatement. Otherwise tho baseball contract market wan at a standstill yesterday. Charley Dovens, Harvard graduate, conferred with Business Manager Ed TSaiTow of tho New York Yankees but failed to sign a contract. MAXIE WILLING NF/\V YORK, Jan. L'u. iA. p. i— Maxle Rosenbloom, recognized In this Ktate as light-heavyweight champion, I has agreed to defend his I It In nKiiln.sl | Billy Jones of Philadelphia but so far ! no promoter willing to put on the i match has turned up.. HOLLYWOOD i OAKLAND, Jan. '11,. (IT. p.) — ) [oily- wood lost Its m nrl straight liockey | game hero last night when t he smith- I erners fell before Oakland t-i In n fust i but roughly played gain,'. Hollywood [lost to-San FraiiclHi'u Monday night, i I'oole and Jnluihun earl] scored i twice for Oakland. Tony Andcr.-oii I caged I Inllywoitd's lonn goal. I i l.'nitrd I'rrti Leased ll'lro; | j Li>S ' ANUKLES, Jan. IT,.—Coach I Curly Lambeau sent his firoen Hay j j I'nrlierH through secret drills today in i i preparing for their gridiron meeting! at Wrigley l-'leld Sunday with Krny j iPiiickert'fl .Southern California Alli Stars. Plays were designed around Ued I'Jrange win, was unahl.: to get Into .the upcn wln-n thn 1'aeki-r.s lost to an all-star aggregation ut San 1'rancitco ! la--I Sunday. Griffith Allows Use of Ball Pack WASHINGTON, Jan. 25.—Clark Griffith, owner of tho Washlneton Baseball Club, believes that the hlgrh school player of today la the big league performer, or at least the big league customer, of tomorrow. Therefore ho has announced that he would offer the use of the Griffith stadium to local high schools for their annual baseball series and set up a of awards for players and system teams. Will BUCK KOGEItS, 2<1M A. D. Flood Stops Attack Ply PHIL NCMVLAX und UKUTF.XANT DICK CALKINS [BEJLCW WERE KANE'S —ABOVE US WAS A TRAP-DOOR- ANO TWO MILES OF SOUD ICE - WATER POURED DOWN THROUGH THE TRAP - FASTER AW D FASTER ' — . /'THROW YOUR DEGRAVVTY BELT TO ZERO WEI6HT- COHFUSK3N REIGNED BELOW- BUT IT'S WATER DOWN, HERE .' THE WHOLE MINE wext-MEtr THE «CE A.NOTURHJSf. J GET AND EM OF TONS V*™ . THERE BE ROOOE 111 A FLOOD LOOSE QUICK' THEY'RE COMING \ HAVE YOUR r ICE WAITER' WATER/ THEY'RE FLOODING . .THE PLACE .Tnn. LT..—Frank 15. Harmon, son of the Into Paddy Harmon, (be InKplrlnp spirit In Ilia building of the Chicago stiulluin, will set out as a i boxing promoter February 6. Tlie younger Harmon has leased tho WaslihiKton Boulevard auditorium for boxing and will start with a 10-round feature between Yarlas Milling, Los Angeles Filipino featherweight, and Pnul nazzo of Chicago. He plans to j hold shows every Monday night. I « i • — | MILLING WINS I PKTnOIT, Jnu. 25. i C. P.I—Varlas Milling, promising Filipino Importa- ! tlon, hammorpil out a clean-cut decision .-.vcr imrlr, Moreno, of Kalamazoo. , In in roumis last night. Milling scaled • l^r,' v : Moreno, U'S. MillliiK luul Moreno wobbling In tha I liitn rounds but could not put over the | finishing puiK-h. ! CUT BALL PRICES | HOSTON-, .Ian. IT,. (A. !'.)---Boston I Is uoiiiK to havo cheaper baseball next i BoiiNon. In keening pace with the tlniPs, President Kmll Fuchs has Increased tho number of p-eent seats at liraves Field from 1500 to E200. He also si>t Pnturdny as "Indies' day." COPYRIGHT JOHN F. Dl RIB U.B, I»AT.OFF. EXPERT Radio Service TUBES TESTED FREE Wilham & Booth 2015 H Strett Phon* 2834

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