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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 13

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TROJANS TAKE EAGLE GROVE JUNIORS 45-37 SNELL STARS AS HIGH SCORER IN BRILLIANT WORK Coach Sutherland's Team Is Credited With Decisive Comeback. EAGLE GROVE, Feb. 4.--Marion City's Junior college Trojans" defeated the Eagle Grove junior college here Tuesday evening with a score of 45 to 37. Snel! was the outstanding player of the evening with 7 field goals and one free throw. Peterson of Eagle Grove played a stellar game with 6 field goals and 2 free throws. Lane and D. Winnie were both hot on shooting, Lane scoring 5 field goals and a charity shot and D. Winnie totaling 4 field goals. Evans, Eagle Grove guard, played a nice game for Eagle Grove., This appeared like a turn in the rbad for the Mason City Junior college five. MASON CITY--15 FG FT PF Lane, f 5 1 -Z Snell, f 7 1 3 Decker, T 2 2 0 D. Winnie, g . . . ' . . . .4 0 .3 Anderson, g 0 1 2 J. Winnie, g 1 2 2 TOTALS 19 7 12 Substitutions: Morgan for' Snell, Anderson for D. Winnie, D. Winnie for Anderson. EAGLE GROVE--37 FG FT PE Thcbay, f 2 0 ' 4 Middleton, f 1 o 0 Peterson, f . G 2 1 Olson, c . . . . 2 3 2 Evans, g 4 1 2 Wcist, g 0 , 1 3 TOTALS '. 15 ~7 12 Substitutions: Middleton for The- bay, Stryker for Weist, Weist for Stryker. . ·. Referee: Ransom,'state Teachers. E*GAZETTE RTS OFFER NEWS AND THRILLS EVERY WEEK MASON CITY, IOWA, FEBRUARY 4 1031 PLENTY OF WORK IN MAJORS FOR SEASON Champs His Dish; Lacks Own Crown SPORT SCRAPS FAMED NAMES mean little these days as major league managers hew lesser talent from their rosters to get their teams to proper size for the training grind, down in Dixie. * *» * First to go was Art Shires, sold down the river to Milwaukee by the Washington Senators. Art's .departure from the big leagues is puzzling. b; Hs was' ai'least a f air major league first baseman ami, certainly, an outstanding personality who drew quite a bit of trade thru the turn- 1 stiles. fc * 9 Then there was Joey Sewell who, after 10 years' service in the war blankets of the Cleveland Indians, didn't fit in with pennant plans of the Tribe and was given his release \ only to be snapped up by the Yani kees. !» * * * John Clancy, Chicago White Sox first sucker, hiis been sold by Donle Bush to the Jersey City International leiigne team. Clancy's impressive showing: just a season ago caused Bush to send Shires to Washington and now Clancy, too, has gone from the Sox roster. '. ·' ** * * Add to this list the name of Bob Walsh, son of .the famous Big Ed Walsh, whose hurling made White Sox -.history 30 years ago. Bob hasn't impressed Joe McCarthy, Yankee manager, and so has been ( , sent to Jersey City. 1 * V =* And so it has gone, the process being duplicated by other major league outfits. With the pus9ing of ' these players a host of promising \ youngsters have hcen purchased or j picked up. | Little Roger 'came home from Sunday school with, a mite box. "Why do they call it a mite box, mother?" he inquired. "Because," chirped in his brother, "you might put something in it and I you might not."--Minneapolis Trih- BOYD BOWLING CO. 2ny,-21i/, East St'tte A genuine relief for colds and head aches Check them quickly with the^ universal standard remedy for colds. It is dependable and safe. Laxative BROMO QUININE COriGXJ£REt IA8ARBA AMO By JACK. SORDS Central 'Press Sports Cartoonist-Writer Having licked the featherweight champion and the outstanding contender for that title, Eddie Shea, fighting little Chicagoan, still sports a topknot bare of crown or diadem. Shea's rise in the featherweight ranks, in the last few months, has been most sensational, but so far it has not borne true reward in the shape of a title. Eddie's current * mercurial · campaign originated thru a licking at the hands of Earl Mastro. Unable to get further Chicago bouts because of his defeats, Eddie Went into the tll grass and started smacking over all opponents in hope of rebuilding his rep. Shea's campaign brot him up, to a battle with Benny Bass, world junior lightweight tttleholder. Shea beat him. He also defeated Fidel La Barba, who was fresh from a victory over Kid Chocolate and |who was at that time regarded as sure successor to Battling Battalino, the feather king. Shea's two victories brot him an overwei'ght match in Chicago with Battalino. Eddie defeated HIM. But the crown was not at stake. Champion or riot, this Shea kid looks like the stuff. NORTH IOWA CAGE SMO-.E BASKETBALL IN MASON CITY AND VICINITY 'HELP WANTED' IS SLOGAN OF MOST AMERICAN TEAMS No Depression for Rookies Who Seek Bigger and Better Pay Days. By PAUL MICKELSON Associated Press Sports Writer. CHICAGO, Feb. 4. /P--There will be no depression this year for the rookie hopefuls who seek bigger and better pay days in the ranks of the American league. Help wanted signs, dangling from every club office in the league, have attracted ,130 ' applicants of all shapes, sizes and records. All of them have been welcomed with open arms. Opportunity Great. Opportunity is everywhere for those able to deliver. Even the unsuccessful ones are certain of thoro chances and subsequent employment with minor leagues. Connie Mack of the Philadelphia Athletics will take a dozen or more young pitchers to the White Elephants' training camp. He admits he needs better support for Bob Grove and George Earnshaw and opportunity will be plentiful. He doesn't need any outfielders but he is taking a trio of rookies along for observation anyway. ' Pitchers are the crying need of Joe McCarthy and his New York Yankees, too. Eight experienced hurlers will try out with the Yanks, including four from the international league and one each from the Pacific coast league and American Association. Get Fence Blisters. \ Detroit, seeking more punch at the bat, has grabbed off several fence busting outfielders, depending on its 1930 staff and optional players for pitching largely. Chicago and St. Louis needed in- flelders and went after them. The Browns picked up, three .young sensations from the Texas league; Burns, Storl and l ^evey of Wichita Falls, and two good minor league catcher prospects in Young of Milwaukee and Crouch of Wichita Falls. The White Sox. experimenting with looking youngsters for rv change,'have a flock of young talent that brings a smile to the face of Charles A. Comlskey. Cleveland needed first string pitching aid and bought Fay Thomas of Sacramento and Craghead of Oakland, both with experience. Indians Replace Sewell. The Indians also picked up two hird basemen, Detore of New Or- eans and Winegarner from"El Dorado, one of whom may replace Joe ~ewell. Washington will try out a few youngsters and give three infielders, ncluding First Baseman Joe Huhel if Kansas City, a chance. Boston, ellar team last year, will take al- nost a score of rookies to Pensa. cola. A BIT ABOUT BABE -- By PAP BASE TMlNlKS -HE'iL TPi(C U/ILSOA) "HARD OIL" LEHR TO MEET KRIEGER IN 6 ROUND BOUT Waterloo Iron-Man to Mix With Local Star Feb. 12. "Hard-Oil" Lehr, Waterloo, iron- man, was signed Tuesday to meet Carl Krieger, focal middleweight star, in one of Lhe six round bouts of a 40 round boxing program at the armory Thursday, Feb. 12. Krieger knocked out Johnny Calvert, Waterloo, in the fifth round on the last card. He is training: daily at the K. C. gym and Matchmaker JOE Kelly ot the Legion drum corps states he is ready to meet any opponent that Kelly can procure and would like to meet Frankie Spargo in an eight round bout. In selecting Lehr to oppose Krieger, the matchmaker has obtained a worthy opponent to face the local star. The Waterloo mauler has appeared before local fans at other times and haa met the best middleweights in the state. Leonard Johnson of Forest City was also signed to meet a good opponent in one of the six rounders and Matchmaker Kelly announced that he is trying to sign Spin Nelson of Austin, Jaclc Gnrver of Fort Dodge or Hal Mollenhoff, to meet the Forest City puncher and hopes obtain one of the three. Tablets LUTHER RESERVES DEFEAT AVAUKON. WAUKON, Feb. 4.--The Waukon Junior college dropped a 45 to 17 decision to a Luther college reserve team here Monday night. Luther used its superior height to good advantage in winning, being especially powerful under the basket. Luther led 26 to 4 at the half. Holm of the visitors was high point man with 20 points to his credit. BIUTT JUNIOR FIVE WINS FROM WALDORF. BRITT, Feb. 4.--Led by their star, Henrlcks, who scored 20 points, the Britt Junior college defeated the Waldorf college five of Forest City here Tuesday night, 40 to 20. Clark aided Hinricks by counting eight markers. Jacobson starred for the locals on defense. Serclen and Rih- laud were the best for the visitors. DECORAH BEATS ORE^CO 13-10. CRESCO, Feb. 4.--Decorah defeated Cresco in a conference cage game, 12 to 10. Both teams guarded closely. Decorah led at the half, 7 to 6, while the third period ended with the score at 8-all. Garmmertsfelder played well for Decorah, while Fiske starred for Cresco. GRAETTINGER SPLITS BILL. GRAETTINGER, Feb. 4. -- The Graettlnger and Haifa cagers split a doublcheader here Monday night. The Graettinger girls won their game 24 to 17, while the Haifa boys captured their contest, 20 to 18. The Graettinger boys were trailing at the half, 12 to 8. \LEXANIJKK XPUTP. BILr- ALEXANDER, Feb. ! The MPX ander high school boys' team cle feated Dows 17-16. The Dows girlu defeated Alexander 14 to 11. Alexinder held Dows scoreless during :he entire second half. Ten of the 14 points were made during the first quarter. SWEA CITY BEATS FORT DODGE. SWEA CITY, Feb. 4.--The Swea City Cardinals defeated the Fort Dodge independents 42 to 23 at Swea City Tuesday evening. This was Swea City's sixteenth straight victory. The Cardinals are schedul to play Ledyard Thursday at Ledyard. The Gilkerson Union Giants will meet the Swea City Cardinal? here next Monday. VENTURA BEATS SWALEDALE 18-12. VENTURA, Feb. 4.--Ventura defeated Swaledale 18-12 at Ventura Tuesday evening. E. Anderson and Card worked best for Ventura Ward was outstanding for Swale- dale. The women's independent team won 15-14 from the high school girls. HANLONTOWN BEATS ROCK FALLS ROCK FALLS, Feb. 4.--Hanlon town defeated Rock Falls 18-14 Tuesday in a good game. The Han lontown reserves also won, 14-7. The Manly girls defeated the Rook Falls girls 38-12. Mablc Brown waa high. The Grafton Independents wil play the Rock Falls Bears Thurs day. CRVSTAL LAKE WINS CONFERENCE. CRYSTAL LAKE, Feb. 4.--Cry ital Lake high school won the "Lit tie Five Conference" which conslpt of Hayfield, Corwith, Klemmc, Kan * JJJI Ttit A. r, All OSAGE DEFEATS ST. ANSGAR 5 Athletic Club Wins Overtime Game With 29-27 Score; Midgets Win. ST. ANSGAR, Feb.- 4.--The St. Ansgar Lions were defeated by the Osage club here 29 to 27. The Lions were handicapped by the absence of Robert McMillin, flashy forward, and were unable to hold down the Osage offense. When the regular game ended, the score was 27 and 27 and in the overtime period Osags caged the winning field goal. Ahrens, Osage center, was high point man with 12 points while Prcim got 7 for the Lions. The evening's program also consisted of two curtain raisers, the St. Ansgar Midgets defeating the Mitchell Mideets 17 to 8 and the St. Ansgar "B" squad defeating the Osage "E" squad 12 to 11. ST. ANSGAR--27 FG FT PF Preim, f . . : ' . . . ; . 3 Gilberlson, c: 3 A. McMiilln, g 2 Heard, g 2 WESTERN UNION LOSES ITS FIFTH Buena Vista Basketball Team Takes 29-24 Victory From Eagles. LE MARS, Fcb; 4. /?)--Buena Vista cagers, with a 2!) to 24 victory last night, inflicted upon Western Union the Eagles' fifth Iowa basketball conference defeat thi.i season. Shrank, Western Union center, led his team in scoring with foul- field baskets. Bergnr, forward, netted 11 points to lend the Beavers. Close guarding necessitated Beaver scoring from the center of the floor, while the Eagles slipped thru often enough to count half the time from the foul circle. Summary: W. UNION-Welch, f FG . .a Sdiuler, f 3 Klnini, f 0 Schrcnk, c 4 Dlcktntin, g ~ Rlo.Clellaiul, K · · HenricUson, g 0 TOTALS 11 BUENA VISTA--29 FG . .4 Moo, f Bcrgcr, f 5 Snlvcson, c 2 Johnston, (f 0 Rinehart, g 1 FT 0 () 0 0 I) I 1 FT 0 1 * I) TOTALS 1~ 5 Official--Davis, Morningsidi', ercc. PF 2 I I 0 ] 1 0 PF I I) 0 rcf- FT 1 1 n o i TOTALS 12 8 4 OS AGE--20 FG FT PF Hogan, f 1 0 8 It. Sawyer, f 3 0 1 Klemnsrnil, f 3 0 I Ahrcns, c 6 0 1 C. Sawyer, g 0 0 n Chnrncss, 'g 1 1 0 Penney, g . .; ·... 0 0 0 TOTALS .14 1 fi awha and Crystal Lake. When they won the basketball game with K R n - awha here with a score of 27-16. The second team won B-S. A bad man yearns to kill thoan who disagree with him. A good man merely hopes they will go to hell.-- Kcssingcr'u Review. KIESTEI! LOSES TO ALDEN 10-8 KIESTER, Minn.. Feb. 4.--Kiester's town team was defeated hero last night by the Alden, town teart 19-8. Oilman Flo made all the points for Kiester. ST. ANSGAR TO PLAY RICEVILLE ST. ANSGAR, Feb. 4.--Fridaj night the local high school basket ball team will tackle the Ricevill cagers on the home floor. St. Ans gar defeated them quite decisive!; on the Riceville floor last Frida; night to the tune of 33 to 5. MITCHELL CAGERS WIN DOUBLEHEADER MITCHELL, Feb. 4.-- Two Mitch ell basketball teams emerged vie torioua from a doubleheader her last night. The Mitchell high schoo cagers downed Otranto 34 to 7 an the Mitchell All Stars defeated th Floyd Bulldogs, both independen teams, by a score of 34 to 26. Mille Grafton, was the referee. Yank Hopes Center Upon Mighty Babe King of Swat Shows No Signs of Slowing Down By WILLIAM IUTT. Central Press Sports Editor. On a pair of slender legs, a set of road shoulders, two square but exible hands and a pair of Keen yes rests New York Yankee hopes or 1931. The equipment listed belongs to 3abe Ruth, home run luminary of lie New oYrks. Much Depends on Logs. Much, very much depends on the luthian legs, shoulders, hands and yes. If they function properly and he Bambino puts on one of his old- line carnivals of clout, all will be veil with the Yankees, for it is one f baseball's truest truisms that as Ruth goes so go the Yankees. Ruth will have to be good this ear again if the Yanks are to stay n the swim, for they are in a fairly ough spot. Three strong contenders tand between them and a pennant. The Yanks are old and their foes are much younger. And the Yanks must 'break In" a new manager, 3oe McCarthy, this season. Ruth goes into his eighteenth major league campaign this season. He ins been on the job almost daily every summer since 1914. That's a ong, long grind. He'll be 37 on Feb. r In his 17 years in the game Ruth has played as a pitcher, first baseman and outfielder. But a greater strain has ridden his shoulders thru- out the last decade than any borne by other players. His has been the task of remaining the super slugger of an era of super sluggers. The Babe has hit 565 homeruns in major league competition. He hap set a new homcrun record four times, his mark of 60 in 1927 still holding despite the repeated assaults of Ruth, himself, and other sluggers. Condition Is Good. Pre-trnining camp reports of Ruth's condition have been reassuring. He has already begun a partial training grind which should see the atriner slugger fit and ready when the Yanks go south. Ruth is fired by a new ambition this year. While the undisputed homerun monarch of all time, Ruth did not win the homerun championship of last season. Hack Wilson of the Cubs carried off the prize and in doing so came dangerously close to Ruth's great mark of 60. The chances arc Ruth, barring in- iuries. is going to remain one of baacball' big shots this season, again. The Babe is getting old, bu he hasn't come close to the retire ment stage, not so you could notic it LAKE MILLS TO PLAY GLOBE-TROTTERS LAKE MILLS, Feb. 4.--Spor fans from this vicinity have a grea treat in store for them when tl Harlem New York Globe Trottei basketball team, famous group o colored athletes, make their ap pearanca in a game with the loca Tigera. · Basketball fans who have had th pleasure of witnessing this team i action were so enthused over thei exhibition that the local ions clu has arranged to assist the Tigers i staging a game with thia lean Thursday, Feb. 12, at the hig school gymnasium. tJVEUNE BEATS LGONA 18-17 LUVERNE, Feb. 4.--The Ltivernc oys defeated Algona here TUCK- ay 18-17. At end of half Luvetnc us leading 11-4. Riatau, Lang and iVolf scored for Luvcme with Sornson playing a good guarding ame. This is Luverne's ninth win. The- Luverne girls defeated the iVe.sley girls 48-14. Stoddard and odfrcy scored 24 points apiece. The Clarion, boys and the Ledyard girls will play here Friday night. i-ERTILE LEADS N CERRO WORTH KENSETT, Feb. 4.--Fertile went nto a tie again for the Cerro Worth onference leadership when the fivo defeated Manly 17-14 Tuesday evening in a. thriller from start to finish. The Manly reserves defeated the Fertile reserves 22-7. Kensett defeated Grafton 14 to 10. The Kensett girls maintained their l.OQO per cent standing In the league by defeating the Graftou ·· girls 30 to 8. The meanest man Is the one who pays a jobless man four bits to do a four-dollar job and then deducts the money from his benevolence- fund.--Midwest Revieir. AMATEUR G EXHIBITION By AH Mason City Boys WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4 7:3U P. M. K. C, HALL ALL MEN WELCOME Admission 25u K. C. ATHLETIC CLUB Heat and Savings! j nnifllE AFTER TIME, the homc- ·*· owner learns by costly experience that there is no substitute for coal us n. fuel. 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