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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 30 1936 NINE GRINNELL FROSH HERE, MOHAWKS TRAVEL By Al Mitchell Out of the Pressbox A PROPHET is not without honor ... save in his own country. That's what Ben Selzer, former all- conference basketball guard at Iowa, must have thought when he went Tjack home to Passaic, N. J., to play A. A. U. ball. A star at Iowa, he was worse than mediocre with a horns town team . . . for a while. * * * THE REASON? He'd been playing on the spacious floors of the western conference so long that he'd forgotten the style of the eastern teams . . . their roughness, feinting, fast passing . . . and the small courts . ... Ben was always running into something or someone. He perked up later . . . near the first of this year, and has been laying in 10 points a game ever since, using a two-handed overhead shot that can't be stopped. * * * SELZER IS looking for a midwest high school coaching job . . . if he doesn't land one near home, where he's now assistant high school tutor ... two of his younger brothers play with Passaic high, one of them captaining the team . . . just as Ben did when his prep squad won about all the juvenile titles worth mentioning in the Gotham area. * * * Odds and Ends . . . BOB BROWNE, Iowa graduate student, finds- that Negro muscular responses . . . you've heard them called reflexes . . . are significantly shorter than the average white runner's. That may go some of the ·way toward explaining why Jesse Owens, Eddie Tolan and Eulace Peacock can be in full stride almost on the crack of the starter's gun. * * * Feb. 1 is the last day for hunting rabbits . . . the cottontails are classed as game by the Iowa conservation, commission, and all game seasons are closed after that date . . . the fox is a fur-bearing animal, say the state regulations, and so may be taken at any time of year and in any part of the state . . . Late in February the northward flight of game birds- will be starting. It's an interesting time of year for the folks who like birds . . . they'll be fat and sleek, in their best plumage, on the northward flight. . . - » * . * .Maj. RaJgh . .S3S.se,.-.'.Mississippi State h'eaa football coadh,' wants to widen football fields to 200 feet . . . sure, just move the 1 stadiums - out a little . . . The leg fracture that put Walter "Rabbit" Maranville out of the Boston Braves' lineup in 1934 would have forced the average baseball youngster into permanent retirement . . . the Rabbit's trying for a regular infield job at the age of 43. * * * Maj. John L. Griffith, commissioner of the Big Ten conference, has appealed to the "sportsmen and gentlemen" at the various schools of the conference to use their influence in stamping out "widespread disorder" at the basketball games. Major Griffith circulated a declaration to the ten schools which said ) in part: "Expressing disapproval of or an- il tipathy toward the officials or op- Iponents by booing is a reflection lagainst the one who boos. This, in '.fact, is one of the things a gentle- nan does not do. * * * "This notice is an appeal to the portsmen and gentlemen who at- Jtend basketball games to use their finfluence with the others to the lend that our conference basketball |games in which players for the most fpart compete with a fine regard Jfor the niceties of competition, may ·lalso play in the presence of others J who likewise «re sportsmen and Sgentlemen." * * * When Notre Dame used five men j in its secondary defense against i Pittsburgh last fall it was the first i time that the Rockne defense, built | ton a seven man line, had ever been ' Changed . . . Minnesota faced a \ different type of defense every Sat- |iirday during the past season . . · k the defensive tactics of football have IJ.not yet caught up with constantly '[yjjnproving offensive maneuvers and until they do there is no need of changing the football rules code. FREE With Every Battery Re-charge Battery Recharge Hydrometer Free Offer Good for 3D Days More 113 South Federal N. U MICHAKLS, Owner BLUE DEVILS OUT TO FIND DEFENSE MAN FOR TUSSLE Koehnke Graduation Cause of Shakeup in Davenport's Varsity Lineup. PROBABLE LINEUPS MASON CITV DAVENPORT fJKIMSLEY Coarh MOON IVallnrr F trot Stocckrr '.'.' (' parsons jl(. r t G Simmons Wood . . . - G Strassbcrcer PLACE Marshall pymnnslnm, Davenport. TIME Frlnaj- nlBht. Coach J. A. "Judge" Grimsley of Mason City high school may be doing some worrying, but he has nothing on Coach Paul Moon of Davenport. Moon joined the Mason City mentor on the anxious seat this week as he watched his Blue Devils, without the services of their ace guard, Bud Koehnke, ramble through their drills in preparation for a tussle with Mason City Friday night. The game will be played at the George Edward Marshall gymnasium in Davenport. Only the varsity squads will meet, a game between the Little Mohawks and the Davenport sophomores having been canceled. Hard to Replace. Koehnke, who was graduated at the end of the first semester, will be a hard man to replace. His defensive work, particularly his effectiveness in snaring the ball off the backboard before Mason City front line men could get a rebound shot, was the most important factor in Davenport's play here. The Blue Devils beat the Mohawks here by 42 to 30. Coach Moon has several alternatives as he arranges his squad for the Friday night game. He may send Lenvil Simmons, highspeed forward, back to guard, teamed with Louie Strassberger, Midget defense man. If he does, it will mean a loss of scoring power, because George Warnken, reserve forward, will not be Simmons' equal in the forecourt. Parsons May Move. The Davenport lineup may see Russ Parsons dropping back from center to guard, his old position. But that means finding a center, and Parsons has been learning the .tricks--o{ the. pivot man's trade too swiftly, and scoring too handily, to be jerked back without good reason. Mason City's trip to Moline and Dubuque last week-end accomplished one thing besides putting a pair of ball games into the record book. Saturday night's play in the Key City revealed that Jack Shipley can do accurate shooting when the heat is on. He'll likely get a chance to do some against Davenport, and will be a welcome addition to Mason City scoring strength. Play Franklin Saturday. The Mohawks have been pepped up by the fact that they "beat the team that beat the team that beat them" as Jack Wallace's last-second shot saved the Dubuque game. Dubuque's rough and tumble grapplers defeated the Blue Devils 39 to 33 in an overtime period, but comparative scores mean nothing, in the style of ball played along the Mississippi. Mason City will play at Cedar Rapids Franklin Saturday night on the return trip. The Franklin squad, at home in its east-side gymnasium in Cedar Rapids, will be hard to beat after the tough Davenport contest, but has also suffered with the coming of midseason. Two regulars have been lost to Coach Orville Rust through midyear graduation. BE^GAZETTE 22 TEAMS PLAY FOR NORTH IOWA BASKETBALL HONORS Fertile Thu. 3:10 H. 8. Grafton Goudcll Goodcl! Carpenter Bye Fri. 1:00 H. !. Carpenter Diamond Bread Wins Over Garner Merchant Hoopers By Holding Early Margins The Diamond Bread Bakers defeated the Garner Merchants Wednesday night at Garner in a close game, 33 to 31. The Bakers led 17 to 12 at the rest period but were outscored 19 to 16 the last half. Davis led the Baker scoring with 10 points while Zeismer led the Merchants with 8. Bunkofske, Garner star, was held scoreless by Henke. THE BOXSCORE DIAMOND U R E A I) R A R N K R BAKERS--3:i Konrrk Royrr 11.1 vk Hrnkr. Burn* fc ft f 2 (I II Clnrk 3 0 3 rooir.v 1 MERCHANTS--3t .1 1 Z 0 Runknfske Mcnir.vrr ZHimcr .loss Hlsrrnle I.ucas Tohln IS 3 10 TOTALS ft II 0 II 1 1 fl 0 ii 0 2 0 0 .1 I I) 0 1 1 0 1 Kanawha Fri. 0:00 H. S. Kan:i\vha Kenwick Thn, 11:00 H. 8. Renwick Bve Thompson Sal. !:00 H. 5, Thn. 4:20 H. S. Roek Falls Fri. 2:10 H. S, Hanlontoivn Ttin. 2:00 Y. Klernme Fri. 1:10 H. S. Buffalo Bye Buffalo Plymouth Bye Thu. 9:30 H. S. Plymouth Mason City Junior College vs. Grinn«ll Freshmen 8:20 Friday Hl«h Schonl 7:30 Saturday, H. S. Championship 8:40 Saturday, H, S. Thn. 8:20 H. S. Nun Springs IVora Springs Bye. Fri. 1:3(1 V. Sw:ilcrl:ilr Bye FH. 3:20 II. S. T,lftl« Cellar Thn. 3:10 V. Mid Sal. 3:10 H. S. Kcnsctt I\nsett Bye Tha. 1:10 H. S. Ventura Ventura Bye Frt. 9:30 II. S. \Yoilcn Thti. 4:20 V. Otrantn Fri. 4:30 H. S. Crystal Lake ThH 2:00 II. S. Chnpin SEEK FUNDS FOR OLYMPIC SQUADS Veenker, Schmidt Head List of Organizers in Iowa, Name Local Coach. AMES, Jan. 30.--George F. Veenker, district chairman for the National Collegiate Athletic association Olympic finance committee, yesterday announced his appointments of chairmen for midwestern states under his jurisdiction. The committee organized for solicitation of funds for the 1936 Olympic Games to be held in Berlin has divided the United States into GRIMSLEY NAMED Coach J. A. "Judge" Grimsley of Mason City high school has been appointed by H. J. Schmidt, Iowa Olympic fund director, to head the ninth district of 10 set up in the state campaign. The Mason City coach will have charge of the drive for funds in Winnebago, Worth, Mitchell, Howard, Winneshiek, Allamakee, Hancock, Floyd, Wright, Franklin, Hamilton, Hardin, Chickasaw and Cerro Gordo counties. eight districts, the fifth of which the Iowa State college athletic director is in charge. Veenker's appointments for state chairmen of the finance drive are: South Dakota, H. H. Wood. Sioux Falls high school; North Dakota, Clem Le-tich, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks; Missouri. Chauncey Simpson, University of Missouri, Columbia; Iowa, H. J. Schmidt. Iowa State college, Ames: Kansas, Ward Haylitt, Kansas State college, Manhattan; Oklahoma, Ralph Higgins, Oklahoma university, Stillwater; Nebraska, Henry Schulte, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Football Tutors to Let Regulations Ride As Is PITTSBURGH, Jan. 30. (JP--The rules committee of the American Football Coaches association will have subjects aplenty to talk about Saturday but the general impression remains the mentors will favor leaving standing regulations largely alone. The committeemen will meet in closed session Saturday morning to draft their recommendations to the national fr tball rules committee. They will IK guided by a questionnaire snnt out by Lou Little of Columbia, chairman of the coaches' committee. LUNDBERG SQUAD LEADS ON LANES Butter Bread Wins Three m Women's League to Get Share m Honors. D. K. Lundberg and Diamond Butter Bread were the big winners Wednesday night in the Women's bowling league, each taking three games, while Florimel Beauty Shop won a pair from Mickey Mouse. The Style Shoppe and Golf and Country club were other losers. The Lundberg 2,291 was high among the team totals, while Ella Woisnak had 439 for the best individual series and Vivian Mick of Mickey Mouse had a 165 high single. Moose Legion, Mason City entrant in the Iowa bowling tournament at Davenport, won three games from Internationa] Motor Trucks, taking all honors with a 2,865 total and a i 988 single. Ed Shannon had a 618 [series and shared the single game 1 lead with Irving Elstad at 223. j (Bo.vscores on Page ]fl) Catalina Draws Golfers for Medal Links Tussle AVALON, Cal., Jan. 30. (/T)-Santa Catalina island surrendered to an invading army of golfers today. Drawn to the island playground by the Catalina $5,000 open tournament, 150 or more players were entered in today's first round of medal competition. Practically all the entire field of professionals which has been campaigning along California's winter tournament trail is here for the event All Conference Teams in Big Four Battle on Mats Mason City to Test* Water loo Squads See Dodgers in Meet There Friday. PROBABLE M A S O N CITV B A R K E R ( O l d \V:t. FORT DODCK COOPKK Moll ........ O. Thnmpftnn Callcrhiji . . . . .1. Thompson . i nn .11.1 . ii5 . I :i.t.... Rnmrllnle l l . v . . . Alll/. iri,v ... M n h l lilBllrrhl . . . , Isaacson , , Blark Action Against Each Other. BIG FOUR STANDINGS IVI. i.oiio ..UNI Ilcrt . H v PLACF. Fort nonce HlKh Srhool. TIME. Friday nlKht. SF.ASON'S RECORD Mason City 311; EMora 8. - ' Mason City 30: Osaufi fi. Waterloo East 2.3: .Mason City I t . Kncle Grove 2(1: Mason City IB. Mnsnn City 22: Cri-sro 12. Mason City IS; Clarion 17. lona Training 2(1: Mnson City 14. DRAWN WON 1 Fall DIM-. Fall Rfl pounds n (I 3 I 95 iiounds .... (I 1. 1 1 IDS pounds (I 1 (i II pounds . pounds . OST D(rr. 1 11.1 125 135 pounds 0 145 pounds (» 4 3 (I II 155 pounds ,.. I 2 2 o 165 pounds II 1 1 (I * TOTALS 2 M 23 5 26 FORT DODGE. Jan. 30.--Fort Dodge high school matmen will attempt to become the first wrestling champions of the Big Four conference here Friday night when they meet the Mason City Mohawks in. the title deciding mach. The visitors will be favored by comparative scores, due to their 19 to 17 victory over Clarion, which later defeated the Dodgers 16',b to 151/2. In their other meets the Dodgers came out ahead, defeating Hammond, Ind., 251/L, to 7 i , Waterloo West 26 to 14, Waterloo East, 29 to 9, Iowa Training school of Eldora 28 to 6 and Valley Junction 20 to 18. Summing up the season to date, Coach Fred Cooper's wrestlers have scored 144 points to 71 for opponents. The individual records of the Dodger matmen: Macek, 85 pounds--wrestled five meets, won one fall, three decisions, scored 14 points. Ba.les, 95 pounds--wrestled five meets, won one decision, scored 3 points. Dale Cummings, 100 pound class, wrestled one meet, won one fall, scored 5 points. Dean Cummings, 105 pound class --wrestled six meets, won two decisions, scored 6 points. Muhl, 115 pounds--wrestled six meets; won two falls, three decisions, scored 19 points. Bisacchi, 125 pounds--wrestled six meets, won one decision, scored 3 points. Isaacson, 135 pounds--wrestled five meets, won three decisions, one draw, scored 10'.-» points. Black, 145 pounds--wrestled five meets, won two falls, one draw, scored 11'i points. Gargano, 155 pound class--wrestled six meets, won two falls, four decisions, scored 22 points. Castagnoli. 165 pound class- wrestled six meets, won three falls, three decisions, scored 24 points. Strom, heavyweight--wrestled six meets, won four falls, two decisions, scored 26 points. Battle of Dempsey and Kearns to Be in Month CHICAGO, Jan. 30. (JPt--That much ballyhooed ring battle between Jack Dempsey and Jack Kearns--with Red Burman and Hank Bath doing the fighting-probably will be presented at the Chicago stadium Feb. 14. Dempsey has signed for Burman. Kearns was expected to do likewise | on behalf of his "second Dempsey," I Bath, today or tomorrow. Korl IliKlEf IVntiTlnn K:isl M.VSO.X rITV Waterloo Mst HATCHES K R I I t A V MASON CI'I'V at Fort llodRi-. \Valrrltto NTRt at Waterloo Ka«t. WATERLOO. Jan. 30.--Water, loo's first high school wrestling championship in history will be determined Friday night at Waterloo East high school's sym when the Trojans meet the Old.Hose of Waterloo West ' in -a : -Big"- Four conference dual engagement. It will be the only time this season the two teams meet. Both teams have compiled impressive records this season, and both will be without services of men who played important parts in previous meets. Coach Harry Sievers is seeking replacements for Paul Sherwood, 145-pound star, who closed his scholastic- career at the end of the first semester without being defeated this season, and Orlyn Alcock. consistent winner in the 135-pound class. Coa.ch Finn Ericksen's team lost its leading scorer in Russ Hagerstrom, 145-pounder, who graduated last week. Records of the two teams compare favorably as both have lost but two meets this season, although East has won 8 out of 10 while West has won 5 out of 7. Both teams lost to Fort Dodge in conference meets by about the same margins. The Orange and Black was defeated by Clarion and the Old Rose lost to Grinnell. a team which was defeated by East. CYCLONES BID ON SHARE IN HONORS Iowa State to Play Mizoo Tigers in Important Friday Contest. 1'IUIBABLE LINEUPS IOWA STATB MlSSOrill L'on-rn F RI'T ricmmlin: I 1 ' Slrorn Tlinmpsnn or llomi-s (i-| ({ I'imHI ( r Gibson . . . . . f : A d a m s O F F I C I A L S Pnl Miuon (Kansas c l l y l and I l l l l .lohn- !.lone ( I o w a ) . AMES, Jan. 30. (.T)--Back in the conference money again after a faulty early season start, the Iowa State Cyclones close the first round of their Big Six basketball competition with a slightly better than even chance to defeat the Missouri Tigers here tomorrow night: While the Cyclones have pulled their last two conference games out of the fire to win by close margins and thereby crowd into second place along with Nebraska, the Tigers have only one conference victory to their credit, a 37 to 34 victory over Oklahoma. The Missouri team, however, played the league-leading Kansas club to a surprisingly close score of 29 to 25, the nearest the Jayhawks have come to defeat since the start of the Big Six season. Freddy Poole. who has been battling Burton Thompson for the center position all years, finally has won a starting role, and will open at the pivot position against the Tigers. Coach Louis Menze believes Poole will speed up the Iowa State offensive play. Fertile Cagers Win Fast Tilt by Single Point as Hoveland Gets Free Try FERTILE, Jan. 30.--The Fertile Independent Indians won a doubleheader here. The Indians took a hard fought battle from the fast Forest City Independents by the score of 25 to 24. Hoveland won the game by making two free throws after the final whistle. Davis, Hoveland and Rye ed the scoring for Fertile while Olson and Christenscn were high scorers for Forest City. The Squaws, playing their first game of the season, took an easy game from the high school girls 12 to 9. The Indians go to Rake next week DENISON SQUADS SNATCH TRIPLES All But Club Bowlers Grab Three Games Apiece m Week's Contest. All but one team in the Denison bowling league swept through their games last week, with three-game victories chalked up for Hamm's Beer over Ideal Laundry, for Larner's over P. G. and E., and for Pabst, over Chapin-O'Neil. The Denison s won a pair from the Mason City Brick and Tile. Jack Bell of the Hamros had a 217 high single and Al Rease of the same team rolled a 584 series. (Boxscores on Page 10) Thompson High School's Teams Win m Two Tilts THOMPSON. Jan. 30.-- Thompson high school won a doublehc.ader here from the Scarville school teams. Thompson's girls won 41 to 10. The boys 25 to 15. Teachers to Play Head Teams of Court League On Two Nights of Trip NORTH CENTRAL STANDINGS Xorlli Oakola .Norllt Ii.-iliota Stale .Mornins.'iidi! Omaha Iflwn Trarliirs South Dakota S l a l R South Dakota 1'ft. 1.Illll) 1.0(1(1 ..1(111 .50(1 .42K .1411 .143 CEDAR FALLS. Jan. .10. f.Ti-- The Iowa State Teachers basketball team left for the northiand today on the unpleasant errand of playing North Dakota State and North Dakota U.. undefeated leaders of the North Central race, on successive nights. The Panthers, a half game below a .500 rating, meet North Dakota State Friday night before facing North Dakota, 1935 champions, Saturday night. State has won five straight league games while the No daks have taken six conference foes with little exertion. NORTH IOWANS IN LINEUP OF FROSH FOR TROJAN TILT Luick of Belmond, High of Charles City With List of Grinnell Men. MASON C'lTV rnOBAULK I.INEL'l'S \V.\TT l.nllirr Knhlnnnll . . . l,tt;i'k \YiHKlnnrit llrrrj- Nrr strangers to Jttaaon City's Basketball court \vill be two of tha Grinnell freshmen who appear hprft Friday night as the L i t t l e Pioneers oppose MMSOU City j u n i o r college's* basketball team. Included in the squad brought here by Coach Lester L. "Fuzz" Watt will be Wilbur ick, giant red-head from Belmond, and Harold High, stocky; tow-head from Charles City. Both! lave appeared here in past seasons. The Grinnell frosh will bring a huge-team--in comparison with the Trojans--into action Friday night at 8:20. Luick is three or four inches over six feet, and will be at center, where he starred for Belmond when he appeared here last, in. the 1934 district tournament. In. the back court are two six: foot- three inch giants. Joe Woodward of Dixon, 111., and Bob Berry, Waterloo. Fred Luther, a small quick-acting forward, will start in one front lino position, while Verne Robinson, a husky from Reinheck, will also be ready. Luther is an Oelwein ace of last year, and Robinson played under Lester Holding when the Mason Cityan was coach at Reinbeck. High will be ready to replace one of the forwards, while other reserves are Howard True of Avoca, Bob Cranny of Grinnell and Jim Stiles of Rockford, 111. All coaches and teams in tha Class B practice tournament are to be guests for the Friday night game. The Grinnell freshman team of last season played one of t h e year's top contests here, Mason City winning 34 to 33 as Merrill "Red 1 ' Herbener shot the winning point in an overtime period, after Cy Kopecky had tied the score. Eagle Grove Game Moved Up Night to Clear Match CLARION, Jan. 30.--Eagle Grove high school's basketball game at Clarion will be played Thursday instead of Friday, to avoid conflict with the wrestling match between the same schools, who are scheduled to compete in the F.aglet mat Friday night. Neither basketball team has won a conference game, and the winner of the contest here will escape the cellar position in the North Central circuit. A Year Late--But the Winner of M. C. State Match Will Be Settled DAVENPORT. Jan. 30. (.-?)--The state division of the twenty-second annual Iowa, bowling tournament opens here tomorrow night when teams from Rork Island, Duhuqiic. Davenport and Muscatine take the alleys. Previous competition since the tournament opened Jan. 24 has been conf.ncd to the Booster division. Tournament entries totaled 187 teams, a new high mark for the Hawkeye state meet. Teams from Ames, Clinton, Dubuque, Sioux City. Davenport and Des Moines will roll Saturday night. A feature of the Saturday night program will be a special match between the \Vigman team of Sioux City and the Clinton Corn and Gloss Starch five of Clinton. They tied for the 1935 championship at. Mason City and the winner S a t u r d a y night will be awarded last year's trophy, i THE HUB'S CHOOSE NOW GROUP NO. 1 O'COATS Smartly tailored coats in oxford gray and blue, self collar, melton finish dress overcoats. Half belted models in complete range of sizes to fit all builds. This is Mason City's supreme overcoat value at-- SUITS O'COATS Sport suits and conservative suits in all the newest colors and fabric ideas. Single and double breasted m o d e l s . 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