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

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BRITISH SPEEDER IS NOT SATISFIED WITH NEW MARK Hopes for Better Conditions and Another Attempt to Beat His Own Time. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. fi. (m-- Cant. Malcolm Campbell, who yesterday established a new world's automobile speed record of 245.76 miles an hour, announced today ho would maUe no further trials" ,, In his bluebird racing cnr before returning to England. He may leave for home some timo next week. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 6. CS?) -- Capt. Malcolm Campbell has become the first man ever to travel at the rate of four mile? a mirute in an automobile, but he is not satisfied. Despite warnings that conditions were not -the best for super speed, Campbell drove his huge Bluebird II over the beach sands here Thursday to an astounding new world's record of 245.733 miles an hour. Is Not Satisfied. . From this dizzying height of speed, the dauntless 46-year-old Englishman Friday surveyed his achievement and wanted to better It. If the weather and beach conditions permit he said he was ready to go out and try to lower his own mark before he returns to England. His plans for Friday were indefinite but if he felt good and the other factors were favorable he said he might try for a five kilometer record. Campbell is the only man now living who has attained a speed on land of more than 200 miles an hour. The rest, Ray Keech, Sir H. O. D. Segrave, Lee Bible, and Frank Lockhart, have met death behind the wheel. Killed Behind Wheel. Segrave was killed while trying for a water speed mark in England. It was-Segrave's record of 231 miles an hour that Campbell wrested Thursday. On the first run, Campbell flashed thru the measured mile at 246.575 miles an hour. He returned and was clocked at 244.897 miles an hour. Two runs are necessary for an official record, the mark being the average of the two speeds. Gets Big Thrill. Despite soft places in the sand left by a receding tide,, the car held the course like a bullet. Campbell said a big thrill came on the south run when the car took a', bad swing as he swerved to miss 'I'a soft spot. He couldn't afford to take his foot off the accelerator be- uauae- he "·"would "lose "speed so he IVillN U MASON CITY, IOWA, FEBRUARY 1931 EVERY WEEK held it down and the straightened out neatly. machine BEEL ON CANVAS Swea City Show Draws Large Crowd; Prelims Are Mixed. SWEA CITY, Feb. 6.--The second . athletic show of the season held at the opera house drew a good crowd. The main bou,t of the evening was a wrestling .natch between Alfred Barslou, 135, Swea City, and Eddie Beel, 135, Chicago. Eddie Beel is th*; recognized featherweight champion. The bout was won by Barslou in a short time. The first fall came after wrestling 6 minutes, which was won with an nrmlock and headlock. The next came after only 5 minutes and was taken by Barslou with a head-, lock and bar arm. The title was not at stake. ' · The preliminaries consisted of two wrestling bouts and one juvenile boxing bout. Paul Stockman and Young Tish of Swea City boxed three fast rounds for a draw. Young Garber won a wrestling match from Kid Reynolds. The final was an exhibition bout between "Buzz" Reynolds and Frank Bauers. They wrestled 10 minutes of fast work. Another card will be put on here m about two weeks, which will be an all boxing card. Several weli known boxers from Mason City will be on the card. Those that are being billed are Spargo and Hines and others that have bouts in the making. FIGHT RESULTS By TID3 ASSOCIATED PRESS KALAMA'^O, M i c h.--M e y e r Grace, Chicago, knocked out Joe Sharkey, Albion, Mich., (10). MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Tommy Freeman, Hot Springs, Ark., knocked out Duke Trammel, Fort Worth, Tex., (5). Marriage may tie a lottery, but the man nearly always Wins. Ho gets 120 pounds of bride and a few years later has 185 pounds. BOYD BOWLING CO. 201/,-21 "A Flint R'- t« STRONG TEAMS ENTER INDEPENDENT MEET HURLS 1400 H. P. CAR 4 MILES PER MINUTE AT FULL SFEED WHOpfiesSUKE CAR.SU: PRESSES DCOf TO GRQUND / G A S TANK V/IND CUSHON WATER KEEPS A SCREEN FOR MEAD TANK IUSTRUMENT\Ct_DRrv£R , 5OARD Capt. Malcolm Cnmptell in hte '.'Bluebird II" shattered tho automobile) speed" marie Thursday at Daytona Beach, Fla., when ho drovo at an astounding- new record of 245.733 mifos per hour. The features of tho car aro shown in tho sketch. Upsets Boom-Interest in Cage Play at Y. M. Sunday School League Title' Knot Tightens as Teams Meet Many Surprises. Interest is keener in the Sunday School basketball league for the games at the Y. M. C. A. this week than so far during the season, perhaps due to the inspiration of the tournament play being talked here. In recent games in the league several upsets were played to change the league standings. The First M. E. church five forfeited to the Church oE Christ in the 135 pound senior division. The Grace Evangelical five nosed out the Presbyterian quintet by 16 to 15, Thayer Curry of the Presbyterians was high point scorer with 4 field goals. Kutzner had 3 field goals and Moritz had 2 field goals and 2 free tosses. McMillan and Lohendorf divided honors with 2 free throws apiece.' The Jewish A. Z. A's team'teld a miniature track meet with the Knights of Christ and won by many laps with a score of 33 to 6. Mathiason was the only one to score on the K. C. team. Joe Fink scored 8 field goals and 1 free throw while Leon Goss scoreS 6 field goals. Congos Snatch One. The Congos snatched a victory from the M. E. Whirlwinds with a score of 18-10 in the 125 pound intermediate section. Pauley and Shaffer of the Congos had 3 field goals each while Peterson had a single field marker and Schoper had a pair. Trevitt and Haynes each had 2 field goals. The Trinity Lutherans lost to the Grace Evangelical juniors in the 115 pound class with a score of 11 to 10. McDonald of the Grace Evangelical was high scorer with 3 field baskets and 3 charity tosses. Olson, Sagen and Lockwood each played nice games. The Pirates received a game from the M. E, Beefers by forfeit. The Central Lutherans also took a forfeit game from the Presbyterian juniors. Jewish Cagcrs Win. The Jewish cagers defeated the Baptists 18 to 8 in a rough contest in which an unusual number of fouls was made but not a single free throw was good. The Baptists had 9 opportunities to score and the Jewish lads 10. Morris and Ray Zebker were high with 4 field goal? each. Tims and Merritt wore best for the Baptists. The Globe-Gazette juniors won an easy game from t,he Wallace and Connelly M. E.'s with a score of 15 to 8 in the 95 pound grade school division. Bill Jones of the M. E. had 1 field goal and a pair of charily tosses. Bob Callahan of the Globe-Gazette was high scorer with 2 field goals and 3 free throws. Mansmith played k stellar game and Hughes, Chamberlin, Sweeney and Amos played good bull. Several Gnnies Forfeited. The Congo Juniors received n game from the Blue Racers by forfeit. The Church of Christ downed the Grecian cagera 29 to 2. Pete B TOURNEY ON Mason City's B team practice tournament started u.t the high school and Y. M. C. A. gymnasiums .Friday. Play wag scheduled to .continue tliruout Friday and all day Saturday. The firialfl will bo-held Saturday evening at the high school gymnasium at 8:30. Tho consolation game will be held at 7:30. CRYSTAL LAKE BEATS THOMPSON CRYSTAL LAKE, Feb. 6.--Crystal take defeated Thompson 17-16. Thompson held the lead until tho last quarter. Crystal Lake then held Thompson scoreless while they sank 3 field goals and .a free throw win tho game. to STANDARD OIL LEAGUE W. L. Ppt. Team Av. Iso-Vis 23 16 5S9 68S Perfection 22 17. 564 602 Red Crown Ethyl 19 20 487 653 Atlas Tires 14 25 359 666 Toum High 3 Game Series. Perfection 2356 Atlas High Single Game. Atlas 89G Perfection 830 Individual High 8 Game Scries. A. T. Axell 643 D. E. Taylor 558 Individual Higii Single Game. A. T. Axell 25, D. E. Taylor , 22(j Individual Averages. Games Av A. T. Axell (I-V) 36 19U N. J. Moreland (Perf.) . 39 159 William Kern (Perf.) ... 36 V. P. Stilwell (Atlas) . . . 36 151 W. T. Gamble (R. C. E.) 36 loi V. W. Otto (Atlas) 34 O. E. Taylor (I-V) 31 13., T. R. Galbreath (R. C. E.) 29 i:jr d. E. Payne (Unafch'd) S 131 L. Nolterieke (Atlas) . . . 39 13P, 3. L. Williams (Atlas) .. 36 132 .-I. J. Neu (I-V) 39 12^ C. L. Knorr (R. C. E.) . . 3y 12'- H. E. Hardy (Perf.) 2B 12:, E. J. Ziegler (I-V) 32 12, Z. Holland (Perf.) . . . . . 39 12j J. B. Welsh (R. C. E.) .. 36 121 M. C. Swenson (R. C. E.) 38 12u C. A. Anderson (Atlas) 28 120 F. B. Ferguson (R. C. E.) 20 119 ?. I. Adcock (I-V) . . . ; 22 11V D. M. Roth (I-V) 30 117 ?. E. Malloy (Perf.) . . . 20 11J M. F. Miller (Perf.) . . . 23 110 B. S. Verman (Unafcd) 3 10U T. M. Morris (Perf.) . . . 9 10. .":. w. Haasc (Unat'ched) 2 104 GAGE TOURNEY IS FIRST SCHEDULED E ONE IN '24 Championship of Section to Be Determined; Entries Must Be in Feb. 10. The North Iowa independent basketball tournament scheduled to be held at the local Y. M. C. A. Feb. 20 and 21, is expected to take the place of the smaller ones which nave been held annually thru North Iowa and will determine the sectional champions in this class. Teams will compete for the title of North Iowa champs and the winners will receive gold basketballs, while the runner-up team will receive silver basketballs. Sponsored by Y. M. C. A. The meet is being sponsored by the Y. M. C. A. officials, and is being promoted by C. H. Lennan and C. W. Gasswint. Altho the entry lists have just been mailed out, over half of the number which can be'taken care of in the two days and nights of play, have been received. This ready response to the invitation has proven how much outside teams desire to play in this tournament, which is the first one of its kind held here since 1924, when Denisons won the title and represented the district at the state meet held in Toledo. Strong Teams Entered. Some of the strongest teams in the district are expected to play, in- eluding the New Hampton Independents, Clear Lake Vagabonds, Mitchell all-stars, Fertile Indians, St. Ansgar Lions, Rock Falls Bears, Algona Independents, Swea City Cardinals and the Charles City Athletic club, besides a number of other local and out of town teams. Entries will not be accepted after Feb. 10 but it is expected that the quota will be reached before then. ¥· BAKE LOSES TO COCA COLA FIVE Handed First Cage Defeat in 3 Year Period by 24-17 Score. · RAKE, Feb. 6. -- Overcoming a lead of 15 to 7 at the half the Coca Cola team of Mason City handed the fast Rake Independents a 24 to 17 defeat, the first the local team has suffered in three years on their home floor. Due to the small floor, the Coca Cola boys started slow, but, by smooth floor work and short passing, combined with close guarding, they held the local team to one free throw in the last half. Coyle was high point man for the Coca Cola five and Smith, former Iowa star, was the "hlg shot" for Rake. UAKE -- 17 FG FT PF Smith, f ............. 4 i 2 Jorduhl, f ............ 2 o 0 Knutson, o. ........... 1 - o 1 niuus, g .............. o 1 0 Jcnsvold, g ........... 0 1 0 Total .............. 1 s 3 Substitutions: Foster for Jensvold. COCA COLA -- 24 Gross, t .............. 0 Dick, f ............... 3 Stock, e .............. 2 Coyle, g ............. 5 ·Johnson, g ............ i Total ............. 10 4 ~7 Substitutions: Lynch for Gross, Truer for Dick, Tolansky for Johnson. BASKETBALL RESULTS Alambis was the only Grecian to score a field goal. Umphry was high with 10 field goals. Dletz and Schoper played nice games. The Trinity Lutherans won a for- "eit game from the Bast Side Presbyterians in the Midget class. By ASSOCIATED PBESS. Drake 28, Klrksville Osteopaths 27. Iowa State 29, Missouri 19. Centcrville Junior college 33, Mus- ;atine Junior college 28. Chariton Junior college 39, rjloomficld Junior college 23. St. Joseph Junior college 23, Clarinda, Iowa. Junior college 12. Creston Junior college 40, / Red Oak Junior college 29. L ' Mount Union 46, Wooster 33. , South Dakota University Fresh- lien 28, South Dakota State tresh- ·mn 24. Princeton 29, Swarthmore 22. Concordin 26. St. Thomas 25. Aucrustana college 30, Huron col- 'ege 32. FLOYI VVINP. DOTIRLKHEADER FLOYD, Feb. 6.--Floyd high school won a doubleheader basketball game from the Plalnfield teams here Thursday evening. The girls von 25 to 11 and the boys won 35 'o 30. Linder and Wamsley were outstanding 'for the Floyd boys. "No dramatist In this country receives full justice during his lifetime," observes a critic. It just Ehows what a generous, forgiving people we are.--The Humorist. THE FIERY FRENCHMAN -By PAP jusr WON COVERED COURT flE LU AOD A OF COLOQ.TO HAL MOLLENHOFF 1EMATCHED WITH JOHNSON IN SIX Fort Dodge Boxer Feels He Lost Last Bout on "Fluke" Blov?. Hal Mollenhoff, Fort Dodge slug- ter, accepted a challenge to meet ijoonard Johnson, Forest City, in one of tho six-round bouts of the ·10-round boxing card scheduled at the armory Thursday, Feb. 12. The Fort Dodge battler more than welcomed the chance to trade blows with the Forest City mauler and by telephone stated to Matchmaker Joe Kelly of the American Legion drum corps that if he fails to win over Johnson he intends to lay up the gloves for keeps. Johnson is confident he can make Mollenhoff est City to tell Johnson that Mollen- majccr Kelly made the trip to Forest City to tell Johnson aht Mollenhoff accepted the match he expressed himself aa believing: that Johnson's K. O. victory on the last armory card was a fluke. , George Metcalf, manager of Johnny "Kid" Calvert " called Matchmaker Kelly by phone and stated that his boxer received a bad cut over his eye while in training and will not be able to meet Spin Nel- non. Kelly immediately got in touch with Jack Carver of Fort Dodge, who accepted the match against the Austin beef killer. Garver has fought some of the best maulers in the state, Including Kenneth Hunt, Clarence Phillips, Johnny Mack and others. Garver and Nelson are scheduled for one of the six-round bouts of the -10-round boxing program. Kelly also announced that Gordon Stewart, Dows, will be pitted ngainst a good opponent in one of the six-rounders. I iVELT WINS GALLAGHER'S PIN FIVE TAKES TRIO OFF GOAL TEAM Purity Bakery Wins 2 Out of 3 From Hermanson t Five; R. Abbott Is Hjgh. FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE; Real Slllc Hosiery vs. Northwestern States Portland Cc- mevit office on alleys 5 und 6 at 7:45, Lyons Cleaners vs. ,Ioo Daniels' Service on nlleys 7 and 8 at 7:45. Chiimplin bowlers w e r o scheduled for 7 o'clock. ·The Oakland-Pontiacs walked away with the Chapin O'Nell Coal company Thursday evening in the. thre city bowling league with Tames straight. The Purity Bakery won two out of three from the Hermanson Brothers' Dairy. The bread and milk match was the closer of the two and called for a hard fight thruout the series. R. Abbott was high single with 234. Nemmers took the high three game total with 580. No changes resulted in the prize standings. PU1UTY BAKERY. Nemmers ..... 221 Bey ........... 163 Bohlen ........ Ifig Jacobs ........ 189 Squire ........ 170 Handicap ....... 8 181 193 177 199 162 8 168 580 200--556 193-- 53f, 188 -- fi70 185--517 8 -- 24 Totals ...... 010 930 934 2791 HERIUANSON BROTIIEItS. Claude ........ 169 Leaman ....... 174 ilcrmanson ....185 Goodnow ...... 178 R. Abbott ..... 158 Handicap ...... 88 120 133 153 191 234 88 153 -- 142, 139 -- iifi 157--495 112--481 186--578 88--264 Totals 932 919 835 270S OAKLAND-FONTIACS. Lee 21G 184 107--567 J. Duncan 160 B. Duncan .. . .1-17 Wm. Duncan . .174 F. Duncan 180 'landicap . .9 0 189 146--195 158 163--468 172 183--529 160 222--562 9 9-- 27 SPORTSCRAPS SWE FIVE .886 The Babe was a great pitcher before he was a greater outfielder ana 'homerun hitter, yet he has always harbored an idea he would have made a whale of a first baseman. He studied that position closely and many of the greatest stars who have played it,. * * * Giants" home giimcs won't go, on tlie air tills year. Neiv York National officials have decided not to lift their ban nn radio broadcasts. * o * All the hue and cry about college sport over-emphasis is very annoying to a number of the old-timers, among them Elmer Oliphant, regarded by many discerning coaches, including Bif£ Jones and Knute Rockne, as one of the four or five greatest backficld men the game has pro'duced. Oliphant, now an insurance salesman in New York, insists tirat it is "all the bunk;" that he got nothing but benefit, physically and mentally, out of his assorted activities which included football, basketball, track, fencing, boxing and wrestling. "Ollie" was the first man to win his letter in four major sports at Purdue, an achievement he equaled at West Point in the period of 1911-18. s * * Columns lia\-e been spilled on tho subject of commercialism and over-emphasis in foot- hall, tho mcnuce of tho gate receipts, the million-dollar Jith- , letic budget and the ballyho, but consider the case of the College of Vuget Sound, at Ta- conia, Wash. At Iho College of Puget Sound, the student mnn- a;rar reports that football show 1 cd a net loss of .fZ.GOO, whereas debating and dramatics, among otlusr undergraduate activities produced profits last year. The Man Who Sweeps Out tin- Scraps Says-"It must be sed there is quiet n little excitcr.ieni: around the North Iowa basketball's court these daze for as how ID teams eggspected to knock the shuting of their opposite bros. all to pieces we.n the class B meeting opened on the high school floor Friday. · "Lest year a number of teams hed eggszactly the same ideas but they only got to the Jlnels wen Sheffield stud out at them to loost 872 890 2G48 all chences right there. The Shef- Junior High Cage Leaders Take Fast Game With 10 to 7 Count. Lincoln and Roosevelt played a fast game of basketball at Roosevelt school Thursday. The final score was Roosevelt, 10; Lincoln, 7. At the end of the half Roosevelt was leading, 6 to 4. HOOSEVELT--10 FG FT PF Fnrrcr (c), £ 1 0 3 Diet/., f 2 () 0 Uurr, c 1 0 1 Kipper c 1 0 1 Wolakc, g 0 0 O Heard, g 0 O 0 CHAPIN-O'N3!IL COAL. Brown. 112 174 175--4G1 Hicks 132 167 171--470 McLaughlln ...153 166 134--453 O'Neil 131 139 130--100 3chrader 130 142 172--44! landicap 33 38 38--1M Total 696 826 8202312 field's boys look like what they might be the ones wich will be on the top this year two like thcj where lest if somebody doesn't movea them down. "It looks now like things will be toff up until the finel twecdle whistle onlcss some real contested play- ings surprises the Pupllc who thinks it worth weile to see the games.' Contest Is First in Which Cyclones PEayed With Full Strength. AMES, Feb. 6. UP)-- Iowa Stalo ,vas in possession of fourth place in Big- Six title standings today, a result of its 29 to ID victory over Missouri last night. The contest wan ihc first this season in which tho Cyclones had been able to marshal "nil strength. Roadcap's two difficult baskets overcame an early ona point Missouri lead. The Tigers forged ahead in, but the Cyclones assumed a 16 to 9 lead at half time. Early in tho second half, Davln, cd the Tigers to within four points of the Cyclones, but Roadcap's three baskets, and two by Thomson nullified this spurt. Huhn, over-si7.ed pivot man of the Missouri quintet, was hold to two free throws by Max Ricke, towering yclone guard. Tho summary: MISSOURI--19 FG FT IF Wagner, f l o 1 Zlnn, f ;o 0 1 Davis, f 4 1 ] Iluhu, c o 2 0 CoIIings, g g 2 2 Campbell, g 0 0 1 TOTALS 7 5 G IOWA STATE--20 FG FT PF Knndcnp, f ( 0 2 Thomson, f 4 i 3 Ilcitmaii, c fl 0 1 Hawk, g I 3 2 Kieke, g l l 4 Nagcl, g o 0 0 TOTALS 12 5 12 Officials--Referee, Engan, Grlh- ncll; umpire, Jack North, Highland. Park. Totals 5 LINCOLN--1 FG Lane (e), Hcrt, f . . Konowltz, Lockwood, Sncll, g . Koclm, g Totals . 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 FT 0 0 0 1 1 1 PF 0 1 0 0 1 o LEAGUE STANDINGS Won Lost Roosevelt 4 0 Lincoln 2 2 Monroe 1 2 Mudlson 0 X aionroc nnil ftladison tied ono game. TRAP SHOOT At Gun Club, 4 Miles South of Mason City Sunday Feb. 8 1:30 P. M. a» THURSDAY, FEB. 12 ARMORY 40 - Rounds - 40 The middle class is the ono most of the upper class would be in if nobody sold on credit?--Kewaneo Star-Courier. CORA COAL $7 An per ton at «J)I »UU cash PHONK KS8 Fireside Fuel Co. CARL KRIEGER vs. "HARD OIL" LEHR "SPIN" NELSON Austin VS. JACK GARVER Fort Dodge LEONARD JOHNSON vs. "HAL" MOLLENHOFF 5 Other Big Bouts Sweats on sale at Boyd's Mon-| ]day, Feb. 9. Mail Orders! Filled Promptly.

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