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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, J A N U A R Y 29 NINE LENOX WINS IN SAD CONTEST BY 36 TO 27 -By Al Mitchell Out of the Pressbox THERE'S A BIT of the "I told you so" in a letter from Frank Condon of Ventura one of the most active wild life champions of North loxva, he is ... "It has finally happened," he writes, "and great has been the toll. In the face of repeated warnings and appeals from various sources for aid, hundreds of beautiful birds now lie cold and dead." * * * BUT NO nne could blame him for feeling deeply the tragedy that he ana v""-ers foresaw . . . the deep winter coid that took the lives p£ so many upland game birds in North Iowa. Perhaps, as he also writes, the sportsman will wonder where the pheasants have gone next fall . . . perhaps the farmer will wonder why he and his crops are pestered with, bugs and weeds. * * * "NOTHING CAN be done about the birds that are dead, but we can heed the lesson that has just been taught and do our utmost to save the remaining live birds . . . we cannot afford to lose more of them. The danger is not past.-The deep snow may lie on the ground for weeks, covering all the food. Let us go to save what we have and then let us 'go and sin no more.' " * * * WALTON KOCH . . . Wavcrly high school coach who officiated with Cecil Boyer in the Lenox-Trojan basketball game Tuesday night . is an. old friend of Coach Howard Barker, Mason City wrestling tutor. In fact . . . their friendship dates back to the time when they were grade school youngsters in Nora Springs Coach Barker ' got a good fatherly fanning on his trousers-seat on one of those boyhood days . . . when the two of them played "barber-shop" . . . the Mason City teacher was the barber . . . 'Koch was the customer, and his hair suffered as the youthful tonsorialist used the scissors. * * * CECIL BOl'ER hal changed clothes and made ready to come out and watch the second game Tuesday night before he found out that he was supposed to carry a whistle, too ... Lenox college is located aE Hopkinton, in the southeast corner of Delaware county . . . 35 miles southwest of Dubuque,. .15 miles north of Anamosa and about the same distance southeast of Manchester . . . population is 758, enrollment of the college is 65. * * * Looks as though the state basketball championship is in the bag for Mason City's Trojans . . . 1934, Marshalltown won the event on its home court . . . in 1935, Fort Dodge won in its o.wn gymnasium. . . . By the way, here's another good argument for a Mason City high school fieldhouse: Several fellows who have to work until 8 o'clock or a bit later in the evenings would like to see the local games, but can never find a seat for the high school contests . . . can't even get in the gym on some nights . . . so they've given up trying to attend * * * It's been a little tough, getting publicity on the high schools that will compete here in the practice ,'i tournament . . . snow and cold IJlweather caused many of the schools ·to dismiss during last week . . . a lot j'of coaches didn't get their letters ^requesting information on their [{teams . . . this week's tournament will be the first one in years for which Plymouth hasn't played in the opening game. * * * Runners on the University of Iowa fieldhouse track will set new records in every opening race of the indoor season . . . the track, formerly measuring six laps to the mile, has been cut down so that eight laps make the distance--the i new oval will conform to most of jthe others in the conference . . . it Vwill be wider, and will i?jt extend (s 0 far towards the ends of the /building, making it easier for spectators to see the events. * # * Some of the top performances of 'the midwest were turned in on the old track . . . such as :48.9 for the quarter mile, faster than the Amer- Wi lean record . . . 1:56.4 for the S"" 4:21.9 for the mile, 9:26.4 for the two mile, and 3:21.6 for the mile relay . . .Jimmy Owen's :06.1 mark for the 60 yard dash was set on the old straightaway. TROJANS LOSERS IN ROUGH BATTLE ON LOCAL FLOOR Fight Visiting Team Even All Way Until Last Minutes of Court Contest. Lenox junior college of Hopkinton defeated Mason City's Trojan basketball team here Tuesday night in a disappointing exhibition, full of rough and spotty play, inaccurate shooting', and repartee between the visiting players and the crowd. The tall visiting team had a 36 to 27 edge on the Trojans at the final gun, adding up 7 points in the last minute of play, as the tired Mason Cityans let up in defeat. The contest was one of the tightest battles ever seen here so far as the running score indicates. At the same time, it was one of the poorest, with both teams missing a sad number of shots. Lenox fired at the goals 72 times to collect 36 points, )ne of the lowest scoring averages put together here this season. The visiting team held two slim leads at the end of the first quarter and the end of the first half. Lenox led 9 to 8 at the first rest period, and 17 to 16 at the half, k Sweitzer, visiting center, scoring just before the gun was fired to get the half-time advantage. A goal by Gale Lane had been wiped off by a traveling penalty a few seconds before. Merrill "Red" Herbener tied the score at 23 to 23 as the fourth period got under way, flipping the ball out of a corner and twisting his way through on a long angling dribble for a pair of goals. Gale Snell followed his miss at the free throw' line to give the Trojans a lead, but the count was tied at 27 to 27 a moment later. Herbener scored the fina Mason City points on another dribble, Sweitzer counted a pair of goals for Lenox, Dick Sprenkle added ; free throw, and Con Marsh, loud talking forward, punched in two more goals to set the final margin The Trojan reserves won 33 to 32 from Holy Family Catholic in a. cur tain-raiser, after breaking a H to 14 tie at the half. Dave Barber's 12 points led the reserves, while Jack Gus" Muehe, Northsider husk; scored 11 for the losers. THE BOXSCORES. Crystal Lake Wins Game With Leland High Cagers CRYSTAL. LAKE, Jan. 29.-Crystal Lake high school won 32 to 17 from Leland in a basketball game here Tuesday night. Raemond Larson made 18 points to lead the I/akers. The junior high team lost to the freshmen, 20 to 10. MASON CIT1--27 Shots Ffi.. Herhener f Lane f ...... Snell c Carroll K-f . . MacDonahl K . Sheckler g . . . TOTALS . . . LENOX--36 Marsh f . . . . Boiuell f . . Su-elt/er c . . Ml. 1 3 F. ft! 1 1 .. 32 Shuts .. IK .. Kl .. la .. ]4 L. Prelbelhas K K r. Dr'uelb's g-r 2 X--Technical foal. Marsh 1. BASKET-BY-BASKET MASON CITY LBNON 0 2 Marsl Lane 1 2 1 4 . Mars] Herhener n 4 Fool--Snell Herbener .. S f K f. . rntil -- Sprenkl Sucltze Swelter (Ml. Foill -- Shpcklrr . . .. fi Fool -- Crowd ..... fi Hcrbener ......... R S n .......... SiveiUej Quarter. mil.I Lane Foul--Carroll MacDonald .. Foul--Carroll Lane Foul--MacDo Sheckler Herbener Hcruener 10 13 12 14 IS IS IS IB Snell Herbener 14.. 1 4 . . ..... l(i I S . . IB 1 7 . . Half. in la.. IB 20.. ..... i- 20.. ll] ..1- 2 1 . . ..... 19 2t Quarter. 21 21, ..... 23 21 23 2.I.. 25 2 5 . . Bnxirel ... Fool--Mars Sprenkl . . . , Mars ... Foul--Mars Sprenkl Sweitzer ... Sprenkle Sprenkle Foul--P. D'lmn -- L. Drei'bas Sprenkle ... Marsh Foul--Hcrbener .. Sprenkle 27 2 ! K . . . Sweitzer 27 3 1 . . - Swcltier 27 .12 Sprenkle Marsh Marsh 34. MASON CITY \\ntt I Dietr f Hrslmni f ... R. Anilrrson Campbell c . KnrlMT c H. Casey f .. Dunn c Ciamni s K. Anderson I TOTALS . . . HOLY FAMILY--22 Shots FG. FT. Ml. r. PI*. 4 (i .1. Veen nnllMrom f . C. Klecler f . L. Veen T . . . Muehe · Cavnnauch c . Hughes K-t .. H. Zleglc'r f , qolnn s J. Evans K .. Sliols FC. FT. Score by quarters: MASON CITY 10 HOLY FAMILY 1 F. Pis. 1 4 IN SEASON Enjoy your leisure hours indoors playing Badminton or Table Tennis. We have a large assortment of complete sets and accessories. Let us show you! 20.0 North Federal BE-GAZETTE Take It Easy in Off-Season, Say Major Bosses Hello, Louie! Louis Drelbelbas, Johnny Carroll and Chuck Sweitzer go up for this high one in the Lenox-Trojan game Tuesday night, won by the lanky team from eastern Iowa :it the Mason City gym. (Lock Fhoto, Knycnay 'Engraving) Harry's Folks Help Gate for Chicago Mills Slip Madigan Heads to Tulane, Gossips of Football Say. By EDDIE BBIETZ Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, Jan. 29. (.B---When Harry Dublinsky fights in Chicago all is jake with the promoters . . . Harry has 20 brothers and sisters and 19 nevvies and nieces ... result: A full house. Now they have Slip Madigan headed for Tulane . . . despite the fact his contract with St. Mary's has two more years to run . . . MA. Stice, president of the Fayetteville club of the Arkansas state league, owns a pick ax handle factory and will fashion his team's bats this year. Boston 'fans hope Tow Yawkey's next trade will be for a clock--any kind--for Fenway park . . . Bill Slocum of the American, who is working night and day on it, sa.ys the baseball writers' dinner Sunday night will be a record breaker . . . It looks like 700 will enjoy the fun. # * * Gil Dobie seems definitely headed for the air at Cornell . . . which gives him cause for a real cry ... particularly with all those husky freshmen coming u p . . . Stanley Frank, New York Post sportswriter, has his first book, "The Jew in Sports," coming out soon . . . Those who've seen proofs say it will ring the bell . . . Attention, colleges . . . (particularly southeastern conference schools) . . . Can you use a first class fullback . . . Who can double at end or tackle? . . . We have a letter from a lad who won four letters and one star in high school . . . He wants to go to Collitch . . . says he can make a good showing at every position except center. All he wants is a little help . . . not financial, necessarily . . . A line from you will bring his name and address by return mail . P. S.: This lad was on the scholastic honor roll, so you don't have to worry about that. * * # More about football . . . Clemson and South Carolina will join Duke in voting against Dr. Frank Graham's anti-subsidization plan for the Southern conference . . . V. M. I. also is reported lined up with the antis . . . that means only one more vote is needed to kill the proposal which would relegate Southern conference football to the class D leagues , . . Do we hear another vote? Jim Milton, starter at Suffolk Downs, started out to be a newspaper man in Texas . . . but when an editor in a nearby town was bumped off in an election row, Jim sent in his resignation . . . Every member of the Cincinnati Reds who makes the airplane trip from San Juan to Miami will he insured for ?10,000 . . . Jimmy Powers, sports ed of the New York paper with the biggest circulation is a Marquette letter man . . . He could do the quarter mile like nobody's business. YOUNGER LEAGUE ATHLETES OUGHT TO TAKE IT EASY Hunting, Golf 0. K. for Big Time Stars--No heavy Work in Gyms. By ALAN GOULD Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, Jan. 29. CT)--The three "R's" advocated by Larrupin' Lou Gehrig for baseball's off-sea- on--"reading, rest and relaxation" --parallel closely the prescriptions handed out by 'most major league medicine men, the managers, for the benefit of their athletes. Lest it be supposed that they are speaking mainly from personal fondness for carpet slippers and a comfortable place by the fireplace these frigid winter nights. Rogers Hornsby, the rajah of the St. Louis Browns, comments: Younger Men Overdo. "I admit fellows like Frankie Frisch and I have to take it easy during the off-season but younger men too often overdo because they figure they can get into shape for playing baseball easier in the training camp. They should not play basketball or t'ake part in other strenuous competitive sports. They should stay away from gymnasiums. Hunting is all right, in fact anything that takes a lot of walking is good." Considering that major league baseball involves seven months of steady, concentrated activity, Frisch's tip to the younger generation is to devote the winter to "concentrated loafing." Charley Likes Hunting. Banjo-playing Charley Grimm, popular pilot of the Chicago Cubs, takes issue with the Frisch doctrine. Says Charley: "Players should keep in the best possible condition during the winter. Hunting is the best sport to keep the legs hardened and the system from softening up. The more a fellow keeps in shape during the off-season, the easier it is for him to get in playing condition in the spring. Pitchers should rest their arms completely." Golf is all right but anything more strenuous is frowned upon by Manager Joe McCarthy of the Yankees. Joe draws no definite line on what his charges should or should not do during the winter but he trusts they will avoid world tours and keep away from basketball courts. Endorse Same Policy. Mickey Cochrane of the world champion Tigers and his old boss, Connie Mack of the Athletics, endorse this general policy. Steve O'Neill, Cleveland's pilot, warns his pitchers against playing handball or otherwise endangering the muscles of their salary arms but doesn't object to this ' particular indoor sport so far as the other players are concerned. Steve recommends a certain amount of off-season routine, in or out of a gymnasium. So does Charley Drcss'en, Cincinnati's peppery leader, who adds: "Most of the players have enough sense not to overdo during the winter." MAROONS WIN SIOUX CITY, Jan. 29. (.-D--Morningside won n rough North Central conference basketball game from South Dakota Slate. 37 to 25, here last night. Twenty-eight fouls were called. Scarlet Fever, Mumps, Cold and Snow Hamper North Iowa Coaches Chapin Brings Squad* With Clean Record to Local Match. Scarlet fever, measles, mumps, cold weather--they're all tough on basketball teams. That's what a lot of coaches have found as they prepare to bring their squads to Mason City for the opening of the North Iowa practice tournament, scheduled for 2 o'clock Thursday a.t the Y. M. C. A. and high school floors. * * # Chapin high school will bring an undefeated team to the Mason City meeting, with 9 victories behind it. Watch the lineup for Bob Barney and Leroy Raines, leading scorers. Harold Schmitt and Bob Green, best defense men. I. L. Huffman is coach --scarlet fever has taken his best man, and cold, snowy weather has kept his school closed most of the time since last Tuesday. * * * The same troubles beset Principal R. L. Holt at Rudd high school. Scarlet fever and mumps have kept the first team from working as a unit since Dec. 1. Alton Muller and Randall Finch--the youngest of the five Finch brothers--are the leading scorers on the squad. * # * An error--Russ Fish is not coach at Goodell high school. He is super- Lincoln Juniors Win Two in Battles With Monroe's Fives at Downtown Floor Lincoln junior high school scored a double victory over Monroe Tuesday night at tlie Lincoln basketball court, winning both the seventh and eighth grade contests. The Lincoln seventh graders trailed 6 to 4 at the half and won 14 to 9, while the eighth grade led by 6 to 4 and want on to a 17 to 6 victory. Fourteen fouls were called, Monroe counting on a pair while Lincoln made only one. * Watch for Midget on Swaledale High School Five. HOCKEY (lly The Assorhileil 1'rrss) XATION.AL New York Runner* 3; Montreal CjUKUllens ertl KiMlon '·: Windsor 4: RorliesliT-l J e l r n l l I). NTMINATIONAI. London II. Iroll. pnilpntlril. I I C A X ASSOCIATION Kansas city :t: SI. I.onls I). intendent, and to J. F. Kissinger, alone, go all the coaching honors and duties. * * * Coach V. A. Pinkerlon's Ventura high school team has failed to win a. game in the early season--but has played a tough string of opponents Harley Coyncr, Al Grell, Wilbur Peterson and Everett Hollatz are the leading ballplayers. Remember Holy Family's team of 193-1, that hadn't won a game--entered the tournament, went to the finals, and lost by a single basket in the last seconds of an overtime period to St. Joseph's? * * * Coach Roland Bacon at Swaledale high school has exactly 12 boys out for the sport . . . watch for his midget forward, 13 year old Bob Finnegan, ·! foot, 10 inch freshman, who is the best bucket-getter in the lineup. THE RING (Hy Tim Assorliitn! .UiO-- K I N y Tm-sl. 17 Until, 181, . Knliivi J'urt n i i t i i n l n t r i l Ilitnk Coin.. ( H I ) . SKA 'I TI.K -- I'Tt'dellh All lit 1 P, 1S7, rilli'lll- n«t1. N. B. A. fi'iilln-nvrlBlH rlmmplon. pointed i-i'll PayiiB, US, .Louisville, ( M M . A'nn-lillc. I.OS A M I K i . K S -- Max IP KonciiMnnui, NCMV Vnrk. M i t i i n l n l f f l Clmrllf! ( K i l l e r ) ('n I7.'. A k r n n . Ohio, 1 I ) K MEANWELL GOES ON PAN IN LONG TALKS Little Doctor Defends Self on Giving Whisky to Football Players. MADISON. Wis.. .Ian. 29. (.Tl-Under vigorous examination for almost five hours last night. Dr. Walter E. Mcanwcll defended his giving iquor to football players and his secret agreements with members? of the University of Wisconsin coaching staff. The athletic director and former Badger basketball coach was the major witness at the first session of board of regents investigation into troublesome athletic conditions here. After delving into old and new phases of the upheaval, the regents adjourned to Feb. 6 when they will question Dr. Clarence Spears, football coach whose friction with Mcanwell became known last month. Meanwcll said he gave whisky to one football player after the Northwestern game last season "because he was depressed over the defeat," and to another because he had a cold and the team trainer had asked for a, stimulant for him. The director explained he was medically trained and thought that if he believed a boy needed a stim- olant he cohlcl give it to him without breaking any rule. Meanwcll admitted having a secret signed agreement with three coaches, including Harold Foster of the basketball team, by which he could remove them at his pleasure without publicity. He said he realized now that the contracts offered the coaches no avenue of appeal should he exercise them, although them seemed quite reasonable to him when made. Forest City Falls in Good Contest as Saints Roll Home With Victory, ST. ANSGAR, Jan. 29.--St. Ana- gar high school earned a basketball game from Forest City by 29 to 20 here Tuesday night, after grabbing a 5 to 4 in the first quarter. The Saints led 14 to 9 at the half, but saw their lead whittled to 16 and 15 at the third period. It was the tenth victory in a row for St. Ansgar. Gordon marie 11 points and Janzow 8 for the Saints. Indvick starred for Forest City 8 points. Tcsch played a strong defensive game for the Saints. The St. Ansgar reserves won from Lyle, Minn., 31 to 9. Patton Court Team Tops Y Tournament, Leads in Tuesday Evening Section Allen Patto'n's volleyball team heads the Y. M. C. A. tournament list as well as the Tuesday section in the totals for this week's play, with 210 points. Other Tuesday night teams in order are Emmet Ryan's. 193. Ai Mitchell's, 118 and Dr. Robert Mace's, 80. Bob Dull's team heads the Monday section with 191, Emerson Decker's has 158, Paul Schram's 154 and Rex Dick's, 147. Added competition will occupy the teams next week. The four high teams will meet Wednesday. Feb. 5, at 8 o'clock, while the, four low squads will play Thursday, Feb. 6. at 5 o'clock. ear you've LL of the mystery and a lot of the expense have gone out of time payments with the new GMAG 6% Time Payment Plan. It's simple as A-B-G. Delivered price, less trade-in, plus insurance, plus 6?°--that's about all there is to it. And it not only saves brain-racking -- i t saves money. 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