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THE BAKERSFIELD CAL1FORNIAN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15,1933 11 SPORTS CAGE SCORES (Associated Prcit Leased Wire) Princeton, 30; Yale, 32. Wabash, 20; Butler, 37. Creighton, 79; Drake, 26. College of Emporla, 38; Ottawa, 37. Baylor, 29; Southern Methodist, 27. Texas, 33; Rice, 24. Colo. Teachers, 29; Colo. College, 20. Montana Mines, 45; Montana, 38. Arizona Teachers, 11; New Mex, Idaho, 30; Oregon State, 26. San Francisco, 30; California, 36. 36. FORTY TRACKMEN ARE READY TO REPORT TO HARDER OF JAYSEES F ORTY trackmen, most of whom hav.e had previous experience either in high school or junior college, will report to Coach "Spud" Harder next Monday afternoon for the initial workout of the Bakersfleld Junior .College track and field squad. For the balance of this week, Harder •will be busy getting his distance runners in shape for the cross-country grind to be held here Saturday, but once this event is out of the.way It will be time to start work on the regular track events. As a nucleus around which he hopes to build another valley championship squad, Coach Harder has a handful of veterans left over from last year. Among.them are Guy Benton, high.hurdler; Bill Van Osdel, •who handles the high jump, pole-* vault and Javelin; and Joe Robinson, quarter-miter and dash man. Other veterans are'the distance men who will be featured In the 'five-mile trek this .week, Herb Martin, who during the normal course of track season usually contents himself with the mile; Marlon Mor- .ton and Tom Dickey, who will probably bo called upon, to run the two- mile; and the Esteps, Gerold and Harold, who can be used in the 880, mile, or two-mile. ' Ex-High Stars A number of former high school •tars will bo found on the Junior college roster, among them Jorrold Me- Call,.Peto Kump, Rodger Dennen, Elmer Croson and Lowell Ball. McCall was the star middle distance man on the Driller squad last year and should have one of his best seasons. Kump 'was a lightweight sprint star, and Dennen a heavyweight thrower of shot and discus. Croson stretches his long legs over the high jump bar at pretty fair altitudes and was a point winner for the high school Class A team last year, .and Ball, though he will be kept out of his best events, the middle distances, will be valuable In broad jump and high jump. From Coallnga t Some of the outstanding perform^ "ances may be expected from the hpys •who will be new to the local clrfder path. Prod Clayton, a transfer/Trom Coaltnga, gives promise of being the fastest dash man on the squad. Wilton Wilton, the "Wee Willie" of football fame, who has been keeping out of the headlines and earning surplus grade points since the close of grid season, will try out for the century, 440 and broad jump. Russell Black will serve as an extra quarter-mller. Robert Bowman has liad experience in the dashes, and Jim Cutshall .will try his baseball pitching arm on the javelin. Kenneth Uren will tackle the hurdles and 440, and Harlln Summers, shot and discus. Powell Freeland 'Is reported to be out for the Javelin throw, and Howard Hendsch will run the long distances. Other Aspirants Others who are expected to report for track and field practice are George Cuneo, Eugene Ford, Jack Frey, Gordon Hogue, Rolph Karnes. Jack Ma- gulre, Harry Miller, Frank McClure, Rees Rees, Don Simpson,.Carlos Sutton, Lloyd Wattenbarger, Elwood Lawrence, and Jim Camp. Though the potentialities of these boys have yet to be determined, the material is • there. IN STARS IN JACOBEAN DEFEAT Elmer Croson, 50-fiO Club center, caged eight field goals and a pair ol free shots for IS points as the club ciulntet trounced the Jacobeans, 41 to 12, in the Methodist gymnasium last right. Tivnon, guard, ran his teammate a close second for scoring honors by collecting six field goals and a foul try for an individual total of 13 Rio Bravo staged a complete recovery from Its recent slump in running cut a clean cut decision over the Mormons, 31 to 18. Tho lineups: Jai-obeans (12) Pos. 50-50 Club (41) E.. Wolf (4) ....... V ........ Spawn (J S. Himovitz (6) ...F,... Hauptman (6 , Cordon (1) ........ C ....... Croson (IS L. Makoff ........ G ........... Clerou •Kopf (1) .......... G ....... Tivnon (13. Mormons (18) Pos. Tllo Bravo (31! .Klahr (D) ......... V ........ Groves (8' Branch (1) ....... V ........ Heath (7 Snider (2) ........ P ........ Goertz (C) ........ C ...... Coombs (14! Doane ............ G ....... Bussoll (1 Van Home ....... G ......... White (1! Branch ........... O ........ . .. ' Miller Postpones Arizmendi Fighi (Associated Press Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16.— An in jured ankle, suffered by Freddie Mil ler, title holder, has caused the post ponement of his world's champion Bhlp fight with Baby Arizmendi, Mex Ico City, until February 28. The Chicago featherweight, who li recognized by the N. B. A. as the •world's champion, was to have me the Mexican here next Tuesday night At the Bamo time, tho fight botweei Lee Ramage, San""Dlego, and Stev Hamas, Passalc, N. J., was moved up •from the twenty-eighth to March 0. Athletic's Cagers - Meet Nash Tonighi The Bakersfteld Athletics will moe the Nash 400 quintet of Tall In a baa ketball game at the local gymnasium tonight. It will start a-t 9:00 o'clock following junior college practice. Manager Vandam of the Athletic liad hoped to postpone the game un til Saturday night, but tho schedullni 1 of three high school games on tha evening eliminated the possibility o a change to the more favorable date OAKS LEAD HOCKEY OAKUAND, Feb. 15, (U. P.)—De leatlne San Francisco two games 1 * row, Oakland today held a two game margin lend In the Callfornl Ice Hockey League play-off. A goa In the final minute of play by Bab Johnson enabled the Oaks to win las night's contest, 3-2. FIGHTTRAGEDY PROBE REVEALS IS. CHENEY TAKES CALIENTEGOLF LEAD (United Press Leased Wire) AGUA CALIENTE, Feb. 15.—A flve- troke lead was held by .Mrs. Leona Jheney, Mexican women's golf cham- lon, started today In the second and Inal round of the second annual Agua !a1lente midwinter championship. Mrs. Cheney, who last week captured he Los Angeles midwinter tournament, clipped four strokes off wom- n's par In the Initial round yesterday o take a 78. Trailing her with an 3 was Miss Marlon Holllns, former imerlcan national women's cham- lon. Miss Virginia van Wle of Chicago, .merlcan champion, withdrew at the ast minute because Igament. of a sprained Mrs. Cheney outstripped the entire teld with her long drives and deadly utts. Her card of 78 tied her own record on the local links set last Oc- ober. She was out In 41 and back n 87. Although 36 women teed off In the opening round, only 25 were expected 0 start today In competition for the one low cross prize and four low net 1 wards. Leadings scorers: Mrs. Cheney 78, Miss Hollins 83, Mrs. :. J. Woerner 85, Mrs. Gregg Llfur 86, rtrs. Q. K. Thompson 87, Mrs. J. G. Wlttig 87, Miss Chick Calrson 89, Mrs. Mildred Green 89, Mrs. Tom Williams and Mrs. Georgo Poelschow 90. Medical Men Differ Over Direct Cause Schaaf Ring Fatality By JACK CUDDY United Presi stiff Corrtipondint N EW YORK, Feb. 16.—Supporters of professional boxing rallied today to prevent the tragedy of Ernie Schaaf from killing the profitable prize ring in New York state. Led by James A. Farley, chairman of the Democratic national committee, prospective member of the Roosevelt cabinet, and head of the state athletic commission, which rules the ring here, the friends of boxing sought to block moves to prohibit prize fights, which developed as soon as word of Schaaf's death spread yesterday. The professional future of Prlmo Camera, Italian heavyweight giant, who administered the knockout punch that preceded Schaaf's death, was in doubt. William Muldoon of the New York Athletic Commission virtually ended his career In New York State rings, it was believed, by ordering his future contests confined to opponents weighing 220 pounds or more. Met Bio Ones Camera already has met practically all professionals within this limit and boxing experts saw no profit to promoters in repeat engagements. The order/barred a projected bout between Camera and Champion Jack Sharkey. Farley returned to New York yesterday and at once began an investigation into the fight, ordered by Governor Herbert W. Lehman. Ho had been expected to relinquish his athletic commission chairmanship at once, Inasmuch as he will be occupied continuously from now until March 4 with patronage distribution for President-elect Roosevelt. But In view of the critical situation in which boxing was placed by the Schaaf death, it was believed he would retain his position for a fortnight longer. Demand Repeal State Senator Henry G. Shakno led legislators demanding repeal of the state law authorizing boxing exhibl- Stoefen Featured in L. A. Net Play ( United Presi Leased Wire) LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15.— Lester Stoefen, sixth ranking national tennis star, drew the feature assignment today at the tenth annual Los Angeles Tennis Club tournament. Stoefen was to meet Martin Cornlca n a quarter-finals match. Only two matches were played yes- ;erday with Esther Bartosli and Joe Blxler victorious in the mixed doubles over Jane Sharp of Pasadena and Barham Warner, 8-6, 6-4. Leonard Patterson and Bill Steward defeated Bill Robertson and Ed Russell in the men's doubles, 0-4, 0-4. (Oontinued on Page Thirteen) * « » Renew Race Feud on Pacific Coast (United Prcn Leased Wire) RAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 16.—Indicating n renewal of an old fuod with Agua Caliente race track officials, it •was announced today that the spring meeting at Tanforan track, near here will open early in Mureh. The Tanforan meet originally was scheduled to start after the Agua Caliente meet. Tanforan officials said the meet would open earlier, providing they could induce sufficient turfmen to ship their horses here for the ad vanced date. CUBS PLANS CHICAGO, Feb. 15. (A. P.)—Manager Charlie Grimm of the Nationa League Cubs, was to arrive in Chi cago today to confer with Prestden William L. Veeok on plans for the training season. Grimm and 12 other Cubs, all batterymen except Inflelder Woody English will sot out for Santa Catallna Island Monday night, along with a band'of New York Giants. BRUSHING UP ON SPORTS By Laufer Pl$nE/«lr &I BAL IN 1910, ME PUSHED TfSREE TIE GW4ES WiTniN MKCoN E HE |N~ftETr!REE¥ES ii mis MID FANMED 3&M.EH A PI6EON, RELEASED AT ARRAS/ A1HLE1ES FACE VIRILITY LOSS Big Cups, More Downs Indicate Stars Want Easier Going USENE JAMtS, \jJUo RODE 80R60P KlN& To VlC[OPN MESS IN I9SZ, ArTHAT - SINCE TteN HE HAS M5"fbW[&U)WtWHE CAHMoT PARE OFF-JE HASBEEKTbRcEDToQoiT Practice Games Are Announced for Gym Ernest Dalbom, Bakersfield High School director of athletics, today announced completion of arrangements for three practice games, in classes A, B and C, between Bakersfleld and Shatter high school basketball teams in the local gymnasium Saturday night. The Bakersfield Hgiitweight and middleweight teams met and defeated the Shatter "C" and "B" outfits earlier In the season, but Driller varsity and the Shatter class A quintet will be tangling for the first time. *-«-• Claire Windsor's Friend May Pitch (United Press Leased Wire) OAKLAND. Feb. 15.—Alfred J. Read, Jr., erstwhile broker and poetical friend of Claire Windsor, blonde actress, hopes to become a pitcher for the Oakland club of the Pacific Coast League. Manager Ray Brubakor announced that Read, who was a member of the University of California's rowing crew a few years ago, would bo given a tryput this spring. Giants Leave for t Camp Next Sunday (United Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK. Feb. 15.—Marching orders were Issued today for tjie New York Giants, and at 7:45 p. in. Sun day the first contingent will rol out of Grand Central terminal for their Los Angeles training camp. At Chicago, tho Giants will bo switched to a Santa Fo special tralr which will carry only tho New York ers and the first contingent of th Chicago Cubs to the coast. »-•-* Santa Barbara Has English Polo Star (United Press Leased Wire) SANTA BARBARA, Fob. 15.—Eric Tyrell Martin, a six goal English star bolstered tho lineup of tho Santa Barbara Greens today when they mo Los Indies In the second game of tin Jim Colt memorial polo tournament. Eric Pedley directed tho Mldwlcl quartet to an 18-3 triumph over th< Santa Barbara Blues In the opene yesterday, scoring eight goals. Earlc Hopping, eight, goal star, wan closely blanketed by tho LOH Angeles riders Ho was hold to two tallies. By HENRY McLEMORE United Preii Stall Correiiondent PJAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. IB. •'-' The innn who expressed tho our that American athletics •eachod their peak In the past Olympic games and are due to decline and fade away' may yet irove to bo a Grade A prophet. For n the past two months thero have >eon two unmistakable signs that .his country's athletes are losing lomo of tho virility and, ruggeduoss which carried them to prominence. Tho first, and probably the tnoro mlnouH sign was Gcno Snrnzen's suggestion that golf cups bo enlarged waste-paper basket size, thereby miking tho sinking of" u putt as simple us throwing a grapefruit into tho rand Canyon. Sign No. 2 was a few days ago when a group of football coaches irged that a team bo given five first downs once it drives into its opponent's 20-yard lino. Squelch 'Em It is to be hoped that both those suggestions are squelched and our golfers continue shooting at a cup which is missablo and our footballers stick to making 10 yards In four tries. Ij'or if they don't, even little Freddie with his adenoid trouble can figure out what will happen. Players' of other sports will become dissatisfied with the difficulties of their games, and demand wholesale changes. Baseball players will ask for five Ftnkes, the right to call their owi ball and strikes, and tho privilege -of running directly from first to third when a run Is needed. Swimmers wll want water wings and outboard motors, nnd in tennis, the bounce you get the' ball on, won't matter. Boxing Changes Boxing will have its changes, too When a man Is knocked down th timekeeper won't start his count untl tho victim has had a week's rest li .the White mountains. The rings wl be one block square and at tho en tho boya will draw straws to decld the winner. • ParchisI will eliminate the block ado and sending a man homo will go you but two extra moves. Contrac bridge decks will be radically altered Haft the cards will be noes, and eac] playor will have tho right to nam trumps. This will eliminate tho danger o anyone holding too many. Elephan shoes will be substituted for horse shoes and bob Bladders, Instead o lining the dangerous chutes dowi mountainsides, will employ the soape slopes of bath tubs. Other Alterations Sports will not hold a monopoly on changes. Poker players will make tw pair potent UH three of a kind and un fortunates who try in vain to fill an inside straight will bo awarded hal tho pot. Tho Ten Commandments wl bo reduced to eight and flags on pub lie buildings will be hauled only t tho three-quarter mark except on holl days when flag raisers will bo grnntc double pay for pulling them to th l.'eak. Hens will bo excused from pro dticlng morn than one egg a week, an pennies will work In pay telephones. Now you think of a frw! FINE GALAXY OF MAT STARS OFFERED HERE FOR FANS THIS EVE J OB WOODS, who moves with the speed of one of the leopards from his own veldt In Africa, and Tony Marconi, tough boy of Chicago vrestllng, crash Into action In the mat climax arranged for the enter- alnment of fans here tonight by Buck Buchanan. Marconi, who took ila degree of "M. M." In Loop University, Chicago, the Initials standing or Master of Mayhem, and who has honorary degrees from other nstltutlons of malm and maul, Including hla "Bachelor of Bone Bend- ng" from good old Oxford, will attempt to harness the extra energy of Woods tonight and convert It Into electric power or something or other. Woods Is credited with being the most energetic wrestler showing here, working harder, If possible, than Don Hill, and that Is going some. ^Marconi Is slower, and many fans believe, tougher. The big Italian will have his hands full this evening for Joe will bo just about as much wrestler as he has met In this city and many others for that matter. This main event will be decided in a two-out-of-three falls basis vith a two-hour time limit. The seml-wlndup Is equal, if not superior to the main event In class for it features Frank Schroll, light heavyweight champion of the world, In action against Dorace Scarbery, former valley champion at this weight. Tho match Is for two falls with a i5-mlnute time limit for tho entire match. Snappy Opener The opener features Don Hill moot- ng Clyde Jones of Fresno. And again vo assert tills is another match which or speed and class should equal either of tho other two on the same mrd. As ii matter of fact the usual blll- ON THE MAT (Associated Press Leased Wire) NEW YORK.-r-Ed (Strangler) Lewis, 240, Los Angeles, threw Sam Stein, 203, Newark, 52:00. READING, Pa.—Joe Stecher, 220, Nebraska, threw George Vassel, 210, Greece, 22:51; and Ralph Wilson, 210, Philadelphia, threw Frank Brunowlcz, 212, Poland, 26:24. CLEVELAND. — Joe Banaskl, 175, Poland, threw John Kllonls, 178, Greece, 45:41. SPLIT CAGE TILTS Kmorson nnd Lincoln school basketball team divided honors In two fast games on the Emerson court, the* Lincoln mlddlowelghts winning, 16 to 14, while the Emerson took their game, 1,0 to 6. lightweights The middleweight game was close from beginning to end, the tenms being tied, 14 to 14, at the end of tho third quarter. Neither team was able to score In thn final period until tho last minute of play, when Ding, Lincoln center, found the hoop to give his team a well- earned victor}'. Tho lightweight game was close until the second • half, when Emerson boys began to click and rolled up 11 points to two for Lincoln. The Lineups Emerson Position Lincoln Francisco (6) F Diaz Otanl (4) F Parlcer TUva (5) C Lemucchl O) Tatsuno (2)... G Munoz (2) Wlllmott G Behlll Kmorson subs—Boono ("), Davis, Gill, Ainano. Mlddlewelghts Kmorson Position Lincoln Contralto (•») F Barsaga (4) Porez (8) F......'..Alvarez (B) O'Connor (2) C Diaz (G) Hobesky G Lawrence Luvers O Bryant Emorson subs—Tiorito, Curtis, Powers. 4 • » Coleman Leaves to Start Tank Work (United frets Leaned Wire) MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 15.—Georgia Coleman, Olympic diving champion who has been training for a month al the Mlaml-Blltmore Country Club pool, was scheduled to leave for Los Angeles by airplane today to embark on her professional career. She and Mickey Rlloy, men's Olympic diving champion, have a six-day profenslona engagement on the coast, starting Monday. GASOLINE ALLEY The Old Folks at Home By KING KNOW, PHVLUS, THIMGS AS THEV ARE APE TOUGH ON OLD FOLKS. HERE'S A LETTER FROM OMCLE JOHKI. HE AMD AOMT HATTIE SO DO I. BUT JUST GOULDM'T. TMEV HAVE CLAREMCE WITH THEM TOO, MAVGNT I OONfT EITHER. BUT WE'VE GOT TO DO SOMETHIWG. 1 WISH OOR PLACE WAS BIG E-NOOGH TO TAKE THEM IM OMTIU ALC THIS IS OVER. OF COURSE IF THEN HAVGM'T A PLACE TO UVE WE'D HAVE TO MAKE SOME WISH COULD HELP THEM BUT I DON'T SEE HOW WE WALT. I SUPPOSE SO. I HATE TO TH1MK OP THEM RSALLV IM WANT. I'LL. SEND THEM A LITTLG MONEN TO TIDB THEM OVGR. OP AGAINST ng, "all-star card," seems to be a jretty accurate specification for this Ineup tonight. At the Qranada Buck will call his first match for Si'JO sharp nnd In case there is any one left In town who does not know where tonight's card Is being held, we repeat, at the Orannda theater, which s just off Baker street on Kentucky n ISast Bakersfleld. Incidentally, this will be Frank Suhroll's Ilrst match here since he won the world's light heavyweight mat title. ON BIG FOR TRIALS TODAY (United Prens Leased Wire) DAYTONA BEACH. Fla., Feb. 15.— Tho world's land speed record ,of 263.9 miles an hour may go by the boards today If Sir Malcolm Campbell IH given a fair beach and his mechanics finish the adjustments on the IJIueblrd which yesterday's trial run showed to bo necessary. The mechanics, who started delving into Bluebird's Insldes almost before she finished her first run and then worked over the big cobalt, monster through the night, promised the car would be ready at low tide. Whether they can live up to their promise is something else again, for the changes they had to make were many. Principal among the changes was lowering the car's gear ratio. Sir Malcolm ordered this move when he learned he might have no more than three miles In which to pick up speed this year. Another problem the mechanics had to solve was how to prevent the cockpit of the car from becoming filled with poisonous fumes. Sir Malcolm was almost stifled yesterday by carbon monoxide. Condition of the racing strip will not be known until the tide recede! late in tho afternoon. CHESTER JTOR.TON COWS OUKATIMT TBACUER (Coprrttbt John p. Dlllc Co.) BUCK ROGERS, 2433 A. D. Faces Barrage By PHIL NOWLAN and LIEUTENANT DICK CALKINS HER BELT ETATZERO WEIGHT, AND UNGIN& TOWER ABCVE THE TREE'S N AN EFPORT TO RESCUE THE TINPY MAM WHO WAS DRIFTING AWA.V, HELPLESS, ON THE OEGRAvrTY ROD-"- BUT THESE STRANGE, TINY INVADERS OF EARTH WERE RUTHLESS — THEY RAISED GUNS, COPYRIGHT JOHN F. RIG U'8 PAT.OfF. UNCONSCIOUS -1 SHOT UP AFTE1?HER- WA.S AN EXPLOSION OF BLUE LIGHT-RIGHT \N FACE ' SHE'S LOST HER MOTO-TUBE ! DRIFT iNG ON HER , BELT > GET ME VJ\TH THEIR BLUE P-LASHES.WEXL BOTH BE AERIAL , DERELICTS! I HEADED INTO A REGULAR BARRAGE -BUT THEIR AIM WA*:. POOR - ^. WOW BLUE M3E BLINDING uLGlV UTTLE TASTE OF PAR GUN In any grip, of course, tho left hand must work with the right; many of your golfing troubles have their source In left-hand weakness, which weakness, tho instant it manifests itself, permits tho right hand full charge of the- club, and then a runaway happens. Hence the right hand must be so placed that just tho opposite effect as regards the left hand, is strengthen up the the device of solid- sought. When you left hand, through Ity, you subdue the right one. To do this bent, move the right hand forward in about tlio ratio you have moved your left hand around. This brings tho right hund up on top of ibe shaft, ion, as you will see by glancing at tho .sketch. A common mistake you make In experimenting with your grip is that, when you reposition the left band, you fail to make the compensating, offsetting replacement of the right hand, or, of course, tho other way round if your first change is with your right hand. With Ihe right hand palm pushed close against the shaft, and the forefinger forming a straight line with the shaft, your right hand will be effectively subdued. NOTE: Do you know how to aim your shots? Mr. Morton explain* this in his "Lines to Qoft Success No. 3." To obtain this, white Mr. Morton, car* National Newspaper Service, 324 West Madison, Chicago, enclosing stamped envelope, addressed, and one extra 3. cent stamp. EXPERT Radio Service TUBES TESTED FREB William & Booth 2016 H Street Phone 2834 \

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