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THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIA!*, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1933 SPORTS RENEGADES ARE MEETING TAFTS CAGERS FRIDAY Neither Team Has Bowed • in Conference Game This Season TJAKERSFIELD and Tatt junior •*-* college basketball teams, undefeated contenders for the Central California conference title, will meet In the local gymnasium tomorrow evening. They come to. gother at the end of the first round of conference play, each having registered three consecutive victories over other members of the valley loop. . The league standing of the junior college quintets Is as follows: T e am Won. Lost. Pet. Bakersfleld 3 0 1.000 rj'aft 3 0 1.000 Reedley 1 2 - 333 Vlsalla 1 3 .250 Fortervllle 0 3 .000 Though teams of the Junior college conference must go through another complete round of play before the series is complete, tomorrow night's game Is expected to "tell the tale." Coach Peterson's Bakersfleld Rene- Cades have won from other members of the Jayaee loop by sufficient margins to Indicate they can repeat their sweep In a second round, but If they can't overcome the West Stdo Cour gars their other victories will not mean a whole lot. t On Strange Courts One thine to the disadvantage of the Renegades Is that, since a majority of their first-round games were played at home, they will have to play . most of the games In the next series on strange courts. With but one exception, the records of the Cougars and . the Renegades have run parallel courses this season, both squads winning and losing to the same teams. The exception Is California Polytech's five, which defeated Taft J. C. and lost to Bakersfleld. Whether or not the exception Is significant will be decided Saturday evening, when the Renegades will play u return engagement with the Poly- tech quintet, this time on the Bak- ersfleld court. Coach Agostl seemed to be of the opinion that his team was off form when It lost to the Renegades at San Luis Oblspo last Saturday and promised to prove his hypothesis this-week. Preliminary Games ' The local high school squads will play preliminary games to the junior college tilts on both Friday and Saturday evenings. Coach Dalbom Is arranging to have his middleweight aggregation meet one of the Y. M. C. A. outfits before the Renegade-Cougar clash tomorrow, while Coach Griffith's Drillers will meet another local five, probably the Jack's Shack squad, Sat- MY GOSH! I SWAN! VANCE SWAPPED WITH SLADE10 ST. LOUIS NINE Carroll and Flowers Are Object of Trade by Brooklyn Team N EW of \irday. Betty Bailey, thy name should have been Grace! Betty, a girl from Washington, D. C., is getting off a capital swan dive in approved graceful fashion in a tropical pool at Miami Beach, Fla. It is reported all the awans In Miami Beach turned green after they saw Betty pull this on*. VAN WIE AND GHENEY DEFINE REGULATION ARE GOLF FAVORITES FOR (Associated Frets Leased Wire) EW YORK, Feb. 9.—While most the major league baseball clubs were apparently content to concentrate on the contract sltua- Ion, the Brooklyn bodgers and St. Louis Cardinals hive broken loose with one of the season's most startling player trades The deal, announced somewhat anexpectedly last night, sent Dazzy Vanou, Brooklyn's veteran fireball pltrhur, ami Gordon Slude, Inflelder, to 3t. Louis Cnrtllnnls for Owen Carroll, right-handed hurler who camu to the ards In the deal for Jim BoUomley md Jako Flowers, utility Inflelder whom tho Dodgers sold to St. Louis n 1931. It was known that Brooklyn was willing to lint en to offers for Vance, who has been slipping from his once- great form In the past couple ot seasons. But only a short time ago the Cards refused a trade for Tex Carleton or Paul Derringer and then Max Carey, Brooklyn manager, said he would be satisfied If the Dazzler turned In one good game a week. Vance was not listed as a holdout but he had not signed the contract Brooklyn offered, which was understood to bo considerably below last year's $15,000 figure. Some of Dazzy's poor work last season was attributec to the fact that he was believed to be resentful over the salary reduction he had to take then. Carroll, a former Holy Cross star who had played with the Detrol Tigers and New York Yankees, won 10 games and lost 19 with the last place Cincinnati Cubs last season. In Flowers the Dodgers get a veteran but useful Infli'lder who can fill In a any position. The Cards, It Is under stood, sought Slade to fill In fo Charley Gelbert as the St. Louis man agement Is not yet convinced tha Gelbert will recover from his huntin, accident In time to do much playing BEAR OF A CREW FOUR OTHER MATCHES ARE SCHEDULED HERE ON SAME^FIGHT CARD T WO among the oloverest boys who have ever fought In a Bakersfleld ring meet tonight in the headllner at the Granada theater. They are both boxers with a muchanlcal preclHlon and a dazzling speed as different from the average rough-and-tumble type of preliminary slugging as a fencing sword is different from a butcher's cleaver. Charlie Sullivan, who haa acquired his ability fighting the beat 'eatherweighta In the world today, is mooting Pat Varner. Pat Varner s distinguished from his famous brother for being a boxer rather than i "fighter," as the distinction Is made in ring terms. The promoters have listed' the main event for six rounds In order that these two little boxing masters may work at top speed. Over the —•C-oight or 10-round route they might With four members of his 1932 world championship crew available this year, Coach Carroll M. Ebright, above at right, of the University of California Bears, hopes to have a good year. Two veteran members of this year's squad are Harold Tow«r, upper left, No. 2 oar, and Charles Chandler, below, No. 3 oar. Santa Barbara Is PoloTilt Victor SANTA BARBARA, Feb. 9.—The Rl- viera Greens of Los Angeles and the Santa Barbara Reds were matched as opponents today as play was resumed In the Pacific coast Intercircult polo tournament. The Sunta Barbara Greens advanced a round In the competition yesterday by vanquishing the Mldwlck Club nf Los Angeles, 10 to 4. The outstanding star for the victors was Kenneth Reynolds, a three-goal player (United Press teased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9.—Miss Virginia van Wie of Chicago, national women's golf champion, and Mrs. L. C. Cheney, state tltlist, remained In the running today as favorites to capture the annual Los Angeles mldwln- BRUSHING UP ON SPORTS By Laufer Portland Team to Be Kept at Home (United Press Leased Wire) PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 9.—The Portland' baseball team of the Pacific Coast League will remain In this city, declared Tom Turner, president of the club, In denying rumors the franchlso might bo shifted to Tacoma. "Why should we move from the best baseball town In the league?" he usked. The rumor of a possible transfer became current after the Supreme Court upheld a lower court order for the club to vacate the Vaughn Street Park, or construct a new park. BY CHESTER HOBTON GOLF'S GREATEST TEACHEB (CoprrUht John F. Dillo Co.) (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK, Feb. 9.—To standard- j Izo the regulations for the running , high Jump and remove any tiuestlon as to whether the athletes "dive," a committee of four coaches has framed a new, simplified definition of the event at the request of Avery Brundage of Chicago, president of the Amateur Athletic Union. The proposed ruling reads: A legal jump Is one In which the *z6s&^lfa^^ ter golf tournament. Miss Van Wle, defending champion, moved into the semi-final round by defeating Miss Helen Luscomb, Los Angeles coed, 5 and 4, yesterday. Mrs. Cheney advanced from the sec- \ contestant" must leave the ground ond round by vanquishing Miss Mar- < from one foot and one or both feet Ion Holllns of Pebble Beach, former ! must precede the head In going over national women's champion and mod- ; { na i,ar." allst In the current match play event, j u was mnde pu hllc today by Harry 4 and 3, In the feature match of the ! Hillman of Dartmouth, secretary- It Is largely through being able to keep the head where It Is during the * downswing that you are enabled to see the ball, and seeing the ball Is an essential upon which all other actions depend. After you have swung a , golf club a while It becomes apparent that the margin for seeing the ball, while the club Is i starting down from • INC OF the tip, becomes VISION rather narrow. The left shoulder is around so far that only a small open- Ing remains by which vision can extend to the ball. Now when you shove your body directly to the left, In starting the down swing, beginning a circular body turning through the hips, your arms move out toward the ball and almost immediately your upper body gets Into • your line of vision, often obscuring the ball completely. In the initial hip notion toward the ball, you find that your hands incline to move downward, toward the right hip, and your body, •Instead of getting In your way, gets out of it, and room for a straight-line forward swine is made. You must Bee the ball. NOTE?*Have you made your "33" practice club? You need with It Mr. Horton's special Instruction en the drive. It's free; get it by writing him for It, care the National Newspaper , Service, 326 W. Madison, Chicago. Enclose a stamped, self-addressed en. velope and one extra 3.cent stamp. day. Miss Elizabeth Abbott, Los Angeles city champion, was eliminated as one of the favorites by Mrs. Roy Green, 4 and 2. Miss Van Wle meets Mrs. B. Mildred Green of Los Angeles In the semi-final round today. Mrs. Cheney drew Mrs. J. C. Wittig: of Los Angeles as her third round opponent. Mrs. Wittlg staged a surprise party by nosing out Miss Jane Douglas In yesterday's session. «-«-* CHOCOLATE NEWS HAVANA, Feb. 9. (U. P.)—Luis Gutierrez, manager of Kid Chocolate, said ho had received a cable from Madison Square Garden advising that the United States department of labor would permit Chocolate to apply for re-entry to the United States. Chocolate, recognized as featherweight champion In New York state, recently treasurer of the Association of College Track Coaches of America. Hillman, Lawson Robertson of Pennsylvania, Ralph Young of Michigan State and Tom Keane of Syracuse composed the committee which drew up tho definition. It has been submitted to the A. A. U. ns well ns the Intercollegiate A. A. A. A. and Its adoption by the National Collegiate A. A. also will be sought. was refused permission from his native Cuba. to return CAGE SCORES (United Press Leased Wire.) Army 37, Lehlgh 30. Navy 47, Virginia 38. N. Y. U. 44, West Virginia 30. Penn State 48, Lafayette 25. Plttsburg 27, Western Reserve 22. Providence 46, Mass. State 40. Rutgers 28, Fordham 18. S. Carolina 57, Citadel 36. Texas U. 33, Baylor 28. RICE LEADING PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 0. (A. P.) Grantland Rice, medalist, and Rex Beach, defending champion, may decide this year's artists' and writers' golf title between them. They met In the semi-finals today and the winner will be favored over the victor in the other bracket where Arthur Somers Hoche and Merle Thorpe were paired. * » • PASADENA WINS SANTA BARBARA, Feb. 9. (U. P.) The Pasadena Majors found smooth sailing when they Invaded Santa Barbara last night, smothering the Santa Barbara State College basketball team under a 78-13 score. The Invaders led throughout. AMATEUR GOLF DATE SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 9. (A. P.) Dates for tho California state amateur golf championships at Pebble Beach were announced as August 21 to 27, Inclusive, by officials of the California Golf Association hero today. Muller Has Quit Bruin Grid Team to Work on Farm (United 1'ress Leased Wire) LOS A.NGELES, Feb. 9.—Hopes of the University of California nt Los Angeles for another winning gridiron team next season received a rude Jolt today when It was learned thnt Walter Muller and Bob McChesney, ends, had quit school because of financial difficulties. "It's a big loss to the Bruins next season, lamented Coach Bill Spauldlng. Muller returned to his father's ranch near Bakersfleld while McChesney Is working on the Mojava desert. IS VICTOR OVER STEELE GET STAGE'S BERTH (United Press Leased Wire) CHICAGO, Feb. !).—Clark Daniel Shaughnessy, mentor at Loyola University of New Orleans, will succor d Amos Alonzo Stngg as football coach it the University of Chicago. Shaughnessy's selection was ap- nounced by Thomas Metcalf, new ath- etle director at Chicago, ending speculation that linked several of the na- Llon's foremost grid coaches as possible successors to the veteran Stagg. Shaughnessy Is expected at Chicago n time to take charge of spring football practice, which begins April 1. Shaughnessy Is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, where ho was one of the outstanding athletes of tho school's sport history. The new coach's career has been centered at >Iew Orleans, where he coached Tulano rom 1915 to I92ti, when he went to Loyola. He has appeared before at Rtagg leld—on the occasion of his Tulnne team's 18-7 victory over Northwestern In 1925, a year In which the Kvanston team led the western conference. His Tulano and Loyola teams won 96 games while tlcing 11 and losing 43. ON THE MAT (United Press Leased Wire) AT NEW YORK.—Jim McMII- Ian, Illinois. Threw Fred Grub- meler, Iowa; Lou Plummer, Baltimore, and Joe Savoldl, Indiana, were disqualified tor roughness; Glno Garibaldi, Italy, (drew) Juan Humberto, Texas; Hans Kamp. fer, Germany, threw Martin 21- koff, Russia; Ernie Dusek, Omaha, decisloned Abe Columan, Cos Angeles. AT OKLAHOMA CITY.—LeRoy Mcdulrk, Stlllwater, decisloned Mustapha Pasha, Persia; George Sauer, Qlendale. Calif., decisloned Red Lindsay, Shreveport, AT LOS ANGELES.—Jim Lor,, dos, 200, clalm.int to heavyweight title, threw Ray Steele, 21S, Glen, dale, two falls out of three. Okl Shlklna, 205, Japan, threw Henry Graber, 210, Los Angeles; Vic Christy, 204, beat Don de Laun, 223; Hans Steinke, 240, throw Pat Flanagan, 215; P. A. Mullikln, 175, threw Steve Strellch, 180. (Assnelated Press Leaned Wire) I.OS ANCIKI,H8. Feb. 9.—Home day someone may ask why It In that wrestling shows almost Invariably end it the hour of 11 o'clock, and when ihey do tlioy may solve tho mystery of tho grunt and gronn profession. When tho hour struck 11 last night, L,lm London and Kay Steele brought ihclr differences us wrestlers to a close. Ijondos, as usual, was declared tho winner by taking two falls out <)f three. Eleven thousand persons .paid $17,500 to witness tho spectacle. Steele, the Olendalo grappler, got his neck tangled In tho ropes of the rliiK, wus half choked and was thrown for the final fall. The falls ended as follows: L/indos, first, In 4fl minutes, 57 seconds; Stc-ele, second, 14 minute;). B5 seconds, and Londos, third, 21 minutes, 22 seconds. Other results were: Hans ijtelnko threw Pat Flanagan. .'1:02; Okl Shl- kana threw Henry Umber, 12:4G; Vic Christy threw Don do l^aun, 13:21; Stove Strelloh lost to Dr. P. A. Mul- lln, 6 minutes. have more of a tendency to con- servo their energy. Sullivan has fought Claude Varner hero in other days, and tonight matches Ills rapler-llke punches against Claudo's brother Pat. While Pat is not tho famous boxer his brother is, many fans believe he la the cleverer boxer of tho two and that his stylo will show up better against the skilled punching of Charlie. Clever Gene Jens In the semi-wiiulup one of the cleverest boys ever to pull on a glove In this city, llttlo Geno Jens, will meet Krnest Del Casal, an Importation from Peru, South America. Jens has been away from hero for a long time and many fans will enjoy seeing tho little nt'Kro strut his stuff In tho ring hero again. Dol Cas.il Is an unknown quantity so far as wo are concerned, but tho promoters say ho Is a good boy. Slugging Match Sailor Waller, tho nautical slugger from Arvlu, Is meeting Richie Franklin of Los Angeles In a special event, ; which will probably be signalized by I a lot nf high-powered slugging. This Is a slx-round'.T. Joe Fernandez and Kddle Nolden meet In a four-round preliminary, which, If It Is ns good as their previous performance here, will be one of tho best matrlies on the card. First Fight Stafford McCoy and Bobby Barr meet In the four-round opener. The first fight Is scheduled for 8:30 p. m. sharp. The matches are at tho Ciranadu theater, which IM at 618 Kentucky street, Just west of the corner on Halter. There Is a good-steed block of general admission seats at OG cents each and others up to $1.35. Young Corbett Now in Training Camp SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. fl— Comfortably settled In his training camp, Young Corbett III today began his dally workouts In preparation for his title bout with Jackie Fields, world welterweight champion, at Seals' auditorium here February '12. Tho young Fresno boxer appeared In good condition and was In high spirits over his success In obtaining a meeting with tho champion. Ho won a nontltlo decision over Fields three years ago. "I'm a better fighter today than I was then," he suld. Fields Is not expected hero until tho end of the, week to open training quarters. AT PORTLAND, Ore.—Gus Kallio, Cincinnati, claimant to the middleweight title, won two out of three falls over Bob Miller, Chicago. AT PHILADELPHIA.—Gus Sonnenberg, Boston, threw Stanley Pinto, Nebraska. Harvard Rooming Houses Cut Rent (I'nltrd 1'rcnn Leaned Wire) CAMBRIDGE, Muss., Feb. 9. — Landlord John Harvard Is cutting the rent. About }1C,000 has been clipped off next year's room rents at the. seven houses or dormitories, created under the $13,000,000 Kdward f. Harkness "House, I'lan." The average student will pay J2fi4 Instead of J300 In rent during tho next college, year. Tho Harvard University Corporation recently approved the reductions. WOMEN'S GOLF MIAMI HKACH, Fla., Feb. 9. (IJ. P.)— Mrs. Opal S. HF11 of Kansas City, medalist, today was matched pgalnst Miss Katherlne Mraggaw of East Ornnge, N. J., In the ccmi-fliiiils of the Bayshore La Gorge women's golf championship. In the other semifinal Miss Bea Gottlieb of New York was opposed to Miss Ariel Vitas of Chicago. SPEED UP BUILDING (United Prens Leased Wire) WASHINGTON. Feb. 9.— Construction programs in six foreign nations worn pushed with exceptional vigor during 1H32, the commerce department mis been Informed In reports. In China, more cities were undsr-* going reconstruction than at any time In the country's history, the department said. Several of the building programs started last year will continue through 1933 nnd Into 1934. The ancient city of Bagdad, now In Iraq, last year Inaugurated the greatest construction program during the past decade. Dwellings in suburban areas mad« up tho major portion of construction. A moderate building boom occurred In Toklo, Japan, with notably Increased office building In the larger towns. Tho activity was attributed In part to tho present low value of the yon, which makes this type of Investment attractive. Australia, Norway and Palestine also reported Increased construction. In Oslo, Norway, the value of build- Ings erected was more than double that for 1931. - *-•-• Army-Navy Clash May Be Scheduled (United Press Leased Wire) SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 9.— The annual Armistice day gridiron classic between West Coast Navy and West Coast Army probably will bo resumed in U'34, It was Indicated today. The contest was abandoned for this year because of the failure of tho teams to obtain the use of a largo stadium on Armistice day. The holiday falls on Saturday this year, a day when most of the college teams play. Doctor Robert Sprriul, president of the University of California, has offered the service elevens the use of California's stadium In 1934. Oldest Scoutmaster Is Awarded Order BUCK ROGERS, 2433 A. D. 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On his eightieth birthday recently he received a letter from President Herbert Hoover, conveying "hearty congratulations, both upon your joyous youth of spirit and upon the Joy you | have brought to the spirits of so many others of our youth." STICKLER FOR PRECISION ALTURAS, Calif., Feb. 9. (U. P.)— Truman Lawson, New Pine Creek, Is what you might call a state boundary enthusiast. Lawson was charged with resisting a Modoc deputy sheriff when he attempted to break up a fight at New Pine Creek. The trial was go- Ing against Lawson until the defense played Its trump card showing tha brawl took place in Oregon, Just 13 feet over the California state line. Tho case was dismissed. EXPERT Radio Service TUBES TESTED FREE Witham & Booth 2016 H Street Phone 2834

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