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MASON CITY GLOUE-GAZETTE, AUGUST 1 1935 THIRTEEN ift Out of The PRESSBOX ~~ Bj AL MITCHELL · BUILDING A CHAMPION. Although Al Koth stopped him for the moment when he earned a slim decision in New York, there's a second Barney Ross climbing the fiatic ladder . . . at the same tim« as game little Tony Canzoneri retreats toward the last barricade, fighting- every inch of the way. * * * The newcomer is Davey Day, and that may not mean much to North Iowa folks . . . except for the fact that Day is just another one of the boys who owe their start in boxing to the late Joe Kelly, who was killed here on a murky November morning- last year as 'he fell asleep at the wheel of his automobile. * * * The 22 year old boxer, who is going to be clamoring for a chance at the lightweight title, is another Chicago boy, like Barney Ross, whose Jewish family springs from the Windy City's ghetto. For that matter. Day is a member ot the same stable as Ross, and is being brought along in the same careful way that Barney was led to the championship. Sam Pian and Art. Winch are the managers of both, Barney, the welter champion, and Davey, the comer. * * * Barney was still growing when he won the lightweight title from Canzoneri. Pian and Winch realized that he would get too big to make the weight. The managers planned to have another youngster ready to snatch the crown when Barney no longer could qualify. * * * They found Davey Day after a careful search. They handled him with kid gloves, teaching him the things he ought to know, and in his education Ba'rney Ross, with one of the best left hands in the business, helped materially. Fights were found for him that were not too hard, but hard enough to force his gradual improvement. * # * Now Day is recognized in Illinois as the No. 1 contender for the title. Fighting since 1931. he has lost but three bouts. Three years ago Sammy Levine beat him in Chicago. Last year he dropped a close decision to Tommy Corbett in Kansas City and Monday night he lost another to Al Roth. He won 10 of his 12 fights in 1934, seven of his victories by knockouts. * # * Frankie Sagilio, tough little lightweight from Cicero, 111., held Davey to a draw in 10 rounds last July. Four months later the bout was repeated, and Day defeated his Italian rival. * * * Because of his popularity in Chicago, where Canzoneri also is well liked, Day may get his chance at the championship there. Joe Foley, promoter of the Louis-Levinsky .bout, has been bidding for the match in competition with Nate Lewis, matchmaker at Chicago stadium. OFF THE GKIDIRON. When the whistle blows for the first gridiron practice at Iowa State college on Sept. 10, Coach George Veenker and his assistants should not have to devote an undue amount of time to getting the griddcrs in good physical condition, * * * Most of the candidates are attending to that detail this summer by doing heavy manual labor. One notable exception is Don Grefe, who "croons" with an Omaha dance band in the summer . . . at the other end of the training scale is John Catron, 225 pound tackle, who's running a ranch at Camp Crook, S. Dak. * * * The rest of the candidates are engaged in the more common off-season duties such as creamery em- ployes, farm hands, state highway helpers and packing plant and steel mill workers. * # # Four of the leading prospects for Coach George Veenker's 1935 varsity are busy with summer school problems on the Iowa State campus. Two of them must pass several hours work before they become eligible. * * * Ute Hayes, scrappy little captain, and Fred Poole, the expert kicker, are attending school merely as a sideline to their summer's interests in Ames. Bill Allender, the triple-threat back, and Russell Coundiff, veteran guard, however, need added scholastic credits'. * * * Harold Schafroth of DCS Moines, regular tackle, Russell Norgardt of DeWitt, reserve center, and Durwood Hanson, sophomore backfield player, are toting milk cans in creameries to strengthen their muscles for the 1935 campaign. * * * Burdette Hannah ot Marion, booked for the regular center position, and Harold Bivney, veteran DeWitt fullback, believe the fresn air and hard work on Iowa farms will be the best conditioning program. * * * Tommy Neal, the sensational Jittie Sioux City quarterback, is working for the Sioux City streetcar company. He has informed Coach Veenker he will be in perfect shape for the opening practice Sept. 10. * * * Gordon Camp, the promising sophomore fullback, labors in a Waterloo packing plant and Al Waite, another sophomore, is hard at work in a Gary, Ind., steel mill. * * * Harold Miller of Harris, wlin played part time quarterback iasl season; Rowland Bushmore of Jefferson, sophomore end; and Glon Fitch 'of DCS Moines, second string (Continued on Market Fngc) IOWA HAS STUFF FOR GOOD SEASON BE AZETTE RTS Eleventh-Inning Blow Gives Cedar Falls State Meet Berth TWO RUNS SCORE VICTORY IN GAME AT M.C. GROUNDS Shire Gets Bad Start, Holds Opponents Most of Way in Playoff Scrap. A long looper to left field, going far over Mickey Cookman's head in the serai-darkness, sent Second Baseman Conners and Third Baseman King across the plate with a pair of runs, and pushed Cedar Falls' Junior Legion baseball team into the fight for the state title Wednesday. The blow came in the first half of the eleventh inning to break a 7-7 lie that had held since the eighth. Savage, visiting shortstop, was the hitter. The game was played here after Cedar Falls had defeated Mason City On the ineligible pitching of Jimmy Rosauer, had chosen to forfeit its championship after a protest by the Waterloo Beckman- Chapman post, and had then asked that the game be played over. Shire Holds Opposition. John "Chief" Shire, who worked effectively through most of the 11 innings, had the visiting ^eam under control except in two 'frames. He ot off to a bad start, and 4 runs crossed the plate in the first frame. The Mason City pitcher had been forced to warm up for the game, wait while the visitors delayed the start by two hours, and then warm up again before the contest got under way. The delay was caused as a flat tire and empty gasoline tank held the Cedar Falls club up at Nashua. The visiting team ordered another automobile from Cedar Falls to finish its trip. Error Costs Runs. Cedar Falls scored again in the second, but Shires held the club in check until the sixth, when an infield error with two out sent a pair of unearned runs across the platter. Even then, the Mason City club, which had been busily chipping away the Cedar Falls lead, one run at a time, tied the count in the eighth, with a 3 run blast produced on singles by Roy Connelly and John Thompson, with a big double by Jim Mulcahy. Mulcahy played heads-up bail when he took a chance on scoring from second base on Mickey Cookman's and made it good. infield putout, THE BOXSCORB CEDAR l-'ALLS--i) AS K H E K'lller Ib-p fl 2 2 0 M. Unit f. 3 1 0 Conners 2» fi 1 Klnc 31 li 2 1 2 Savase ss l 1 2 Aikey n-lli B 11 2 \ \Y. Bolt rr S I) 2 0 Kirk'nd e,f 4 11 0 (I V i n d l n K f t 2 I) 0 n I'onr'nil If 6 2 1 0 Totals 48 9 12 5 3 II MASON CITV--7 ABR H E .1. C'an Ib C 0 J 1 Conn'ly 21) fi 2 3 1 .1. Th'on e fi J 2 n Mulcaliy ef 2 1 1 II M. O'au If 5 0 0 (I 0. Th'n rf .1 I) fl I) K . C'an :il) 5 1 1 xFIet'her 1 u 1 He.rt ss fi 0 2 Shire P fi 1 1 Totals 48 1 14 3 xBatleil for M. Cookman In ninth. Score liy innings: Falls 41(1 (102 0110 03--!l Mason city OH 1 111 OM 00--7 Summary--Two base hits, Kepler, Savatrc, Shire, J. Cnokrrlin. Connelly. J. Thompson. Mulcahy, Hcrf 2: struck out. hy Shire 14, by Aikey fi, by Kepler 4: walks, o f r rfhirr ·t". at! Aikey 4. off Kepler 1; lilt by pitcher, hy Shire 3; left on hascs. Cedar Falls 10, Mason City 12. Umpire. Karl Hass. lime, 3:35. Lelancj, Hawks Win Games on Joice Softball Ticket JOICE, Aug. 1.--Leland beat the Cubs 9 to 8 and the Border Hawks won 12 to 0 from Tenold in a softball doubleheader here. . Seein' the DAY'S STARS H'KSLKY KKUKKW, Boston Krd Sox Pitched and batted Red -Sox to victory over Washington Senators, driving in four runs with two homers and a single. Defends His Titile DAVE MITCHELL ALLAIRE HOMERS AND TOLEDO NIPS FOREST CITY 4-2 Largest Crowd in History of North Iowa Town Turns Out for Game. FOREST CITY. Aug. 1.--What was believed to be the largest crowd ever to witness a baseball game here watched the* Toledo Mudhens defeat Forest City's Collegians 4-2 on the local diamond Wednesday afternoon. The Mudhens scored the winning run when Allaire clouted a homerun in the seventh with two men on bases. The other Toledo run was scored in the first inning on a walk and two hits. Forest City scored in the eighth when Anderson h i t ; Fecney knocked a two bagger; and Jones hit to left field, scoring the two runners. The Mudhens retired the side with a dou- ole play following the rally. Harder pitched three innings for Forest City; allowed 2 hits, one walk and struck out one. Gardner pitched the remainder of the game; allowed 7 hits and struck out 3. Ereise caught for Forest City. Cohen pitched for the Mudhens and Laskowski caught. The teams were credited with 9 hits each. Forest City had no errors and Toledo 2. THE BOXSCOKE PAST STARS TOP PUBLIC Dave Mitchell, Champion of Last Season, Leads in Third Round Play. INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 1. -T)-Dave Mitchell of Indianapolis, defending champion, and Arthur Armstrong, 18 year old Honolulu star who was runnerup last year, led 14 other survivors into the third round of the national public links golf championship here today. Victories for both in two IS hole matches would set the stage for another 36 hole meeting between the pair in the semifinal round, since both are in the lower bracket. The 27-year-old champion defeated Armstrong in the final at Pittsburgh last year. Armstrong's third round opponent was Fred Gordon, Santa Monica, Cal., who provided one o f ' the most stunning of a wave of upsets yesterday. Gordon beat Scotty Campbell of Seattle, twice Canadian amateur champion, one up. Mitchell opposed Charles Amandoles of Saten Island. Another California giant killer, Bob Tomes of Long Beach, who sent the tournament medalist, Lloyd Nordstrom of Davenport, Iowa, to the sidelines with a one up victory, faced John Madara of Philadelphia. Joe Coria, St. Paul park policeman, whose sub par 33 was yesterday's best round, was paired with Lieut. Ken Rogers, San Antonio army flyer. STANDINGS \VESTF.HX LEAGUE W. L. I'i't.! \V. T/. I'pl. nav'nport 55 27 . f i T l i Kcokuk M 45 .!.·« (-. Bluffs 43 32 .57.1! C. R:tlMls 35 41 , .S .Ins'ph 43 35 .551 i 1). Moines 3 0 - I f i .43!) S. Cit.V 40 38 .513! NATIONAL LEAGUE IV. L. 1'cf.l W. L. I'ct New Vork M 3 3 .6-151 Bro'klyn 41 Kt .441 Chicaco r3 '.Hi .6331 Clllc'iratl 42 53 .442 St. Louis 5 5 3 0 ."»H511'hil'pllla 4ft 53 .4:H I'lttsb'Ktl .1-1 44 -5i»li Boston 25 Oil .261 AMERICAN LEAGUE \V. L. rrt. Detroit .18.17 .fjlVrirv'niiil 454.1 .5(11 New York 5237 .381! I'hll'plila 3 9 4 7 .453 Chimed 5 1 3 7 ..WO! U'asiriim 3 3 5 5 .415 Boston 4 9 4 1 .527; St. Louis 3 0 6 1 .330 AMKIUC.VX ASSOCIATION W. f.. I'd.: W. L. Prt. Mlim'polis fi'i 4(1 .fillKi Mli'ukTM 52 4i) .515 fruTlHtll* .174.1 ..17»'Si. Paul 4-S 451 ,l!)f, Coin-bus r,544 .5S(i| Toledo 3 3 5 5 .11!! Kan. Clly 5 2 4 7 .5251Lo..'vilIe 3 2 7 ( 1 .314 Entries Jump to 14 in ISM Night Battle Two Days Left to Get Entries in for 5th Annual Tourney. A full entry list for the fifth annual Iowa-Southern Minnesota softball tournament, scheduled at Roosevelt stadium Aug. 12-17, was well assured Thursday when a total of 14 teams had signified their inten- :ion to enter this year's night contests. Only 10 places are left in the roster of the yearly event, and the spots will be filled by the first 10 teams sending their entries to Mason City, said Ivan A. Barnes, Y. M. A. physical director. The clubs intending to enter the tournament include the defending champion team, Budweiser of Mason City, as well as Mier Wolf, which has held the Maason City title for two FOREST CITY--3 AH n P A Pn 2li 4 2 :i :l l-'ecney e f 4 1 1 0 [·S If 4 2 2 It Menkc r f 4 1 1 I I Bryan 3h 4 1 0 1 Hreise ! 4 1 fi 0 lohn'n ss 4 1 3 f .Varnm )I 3 II 12 I) BcrE'n c f 1 0 ! ( I Harder p 1 0 0 0 Gardn'r p 3 1 0 1 Totals an 111 2711 TOLEDO -- I AB H PO A Cohen Haney Luwsc 3I If Powers rf Doliaek rf Walker ll Allulre 3b Parker ss r.'k'ski e Calvcy cf 1 3 o 2 2 II 3 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 2 11 1 1 4 4 0 0 2 Tolals 33 ft 27 11 Score, liy I n n l n c s : Forest. City (100 Him 020--2 Xolcdo 10I OOlt 000- Cedar Rapids Net Tussle . Sees Action as Stars of Midwest Reach 3rd Rounc CEDAR RAPIDS, Aug. 1. (.P. The Middle States Tennis tournament swung into action in all divisions today, paced by the men's singles competition in which favorites won first and second round matches yesterday with comparative case. Stars who led the way to early victories yesterday were Ed Davis, Peoria, HI., defending champion who ousted Cliff Carle, Garrison, 6-1, 6-2, and Dick Rugg, Waterloo, who defeated Ed Waymack, DCS Moines, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, and then trimmed Ronald Reddig, Rock Island, 111., 6-1, 6-2. Harris Coggeshall, Des Moines, and Carl Smalley, San Antonio, Tex., ranked one and two, were expected to see action today in second round matches. New Hampton Stars Take Two Cedar Falls Tussles NEW HAMPTON, Aug. 1.-- New Hampton's All-Stars won both ends of a doubleheader against the Cedar Falls Softball team Tuesday night. A 5 run rally in the seventh put the All-Stars in front 6 to 2 in the first game after Hahn hit a homer. Paul O'Neill was on the mound. The All-Stars won handily in the nightcap, 10 to 2. Hahn pitched the last game. The Sumner Leaders play two night. ames here Friday IN THE RING JJy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SIOUX CITV.--fr«»We IVolfran), \Vinni- iiec reiitherwrlRlK, ditfcratfd Cliff Jtc.v I'lK-Tfo Rico, (fK .lack Klvcrillo, Oil \vcltnr\vc-iRhl, won H ( knockout over Jrrnnliift Farn-11, Kuns:is City, D - TWO DAYS LEFT Only two days arc left for teams to fill the 10 places left in the Iowa-Southern Minnesota Softball tournament. With a flood of entries received Thursday to bring the total to 14 teams, it was expected that Friday evening might see the tournament brackets complete. The first 10 teams sending their entries to Ivan A. Barnes, Mason City Y. M. C. A., will be the ones to fill the open spots. season, and will bid for another crown in the Little World Series starting Monday. Budweiser, run- nerup in 1934, is also in the Little World Scries. Other Mason City organizations will include Iowa State Brand Creamery, Decker Beef, Marshall and Swift, Royal 400 Gasoline, and the newly organized Northwestern Portland Cement club. Out of town teams include the Rockford Hardwares, who entered the meet Thursday, and were semifinalists in last season's games; Manly, Salsbury Labs of Charles City; Mier Wolf of Albert Lea; Minn., first team to enter the meet this season; the Rudd Plowboys, who have played in every tournament held here; Mier Wolf of Austin, Minn., another veteran club which has appeared here season after season, and Ford-Hopkins of Austin, Minn. FANS TALK OVER "L" SERIES FOR CHICAGO BATTERS Cubs Trail Giants, Sox Go Closer to Second Place in Major Leagues. By OKLO nOBERTSON' Associated 1'ress Sports Writer. New York baseball fans may talk of a five cent world series, but in Chicago there is a strong feeling that it will be a three-for-a-quartcr affair with the elevated and not the subway providing the chief mode of transportation. Once, in 1506, the Sox and Cubs met to decide baseball supremacy with Fielder Jones leading the American leaguers to a 4 to 2 triumph in games over the National league team, managed by Frank Chance. Hopes Up Again. Now they have hopes again with the Cubs only a half game back of the pace setting New York Giants in the National league and the White Sox only a half game out of second place and three and one half games to the rear of the Detroit Tigers in the junior circuit. The Cubs had a golden opportun- ty Wednesday when the Giants lost to the Phillies, but the best they could do was a split in a double- neadcr with the Pittsburgh Pirates. They won the opener 4 to 2 with Roy Henshaw outpitching Cy Blan- tori before giving way to a pinch hitter in the eighth. Lose Long Scrap. They carried the nightcap to 11 innings before losing 6 to 5. The defeat broke the Chicagoans' winning streak at 11 games and left them with a record of 24 victories in 28 games played since July 6. Henshaw had a chance to get credit for winning the second also, having relieved Tex Carleton with two out in the fifth, but Lloyd Waner clipped him for a double with two out in the ninth to tie the score. Count in Tenth. The Cubs scored again in the tenth but once more the Pirates knotted the count, Gus Suhr's triple sending the tying run across the plate. In the eleventh Tom Padden singled, and Ralph Birkofer, third of the Pittsburgh pitchers, punched HAWKS SPLIT PAIR Charles City's Hawks, members of the Iowa Softball association, split a pair of games by identical scores here Wednesday night, losing to Marshall and Swift in ^ the opener by 6 to 5 and winning by the same count from a patched-up Mier Wolf squad in the afterpiece. The Mier Wolf game went nine innings. Burlington Y Director to Take Over Penn Coach Job OSKALOOSA, Aug. 1. /P--Keogh Rash of Burlington will succeed Melvin Fritzel, resigned, as director of athletics at Penn college, it was announced here today. The new director has been in charge of sports at the Burlington Y. M. C. A. where his basketball team won 20 games last season. Rash graduated from Penn in 1928. Fritzell, an Iowa State Teachers college graduate, came to Penn in 1934 after a brilliant athletic career in Panther athletics. No reason was given for his resignation. (ENTRY BLANK -- Entering teams must send by Saturday, Aug. 1 0 ) this form in RESULTS North Iowa Amateur Fuchs Leaves Braves After Losing 'Babe* Judge Fails to Regain Control, M'KecImie in Top Post. BOSTON, Aug. 1. LI 1 )--Emil Fuchs, colorful president of the Boston Braves for the past 10 years, was forced today to vacate his office to silent and tactful Bill McKechnic, his manager since 1930. Fuchs had until today to regain control of the club by obtaining 9.500 shares of stock from Charles F. Adams, his vice-president. He announced yesterday that he was unable to do so and bowed to Adams' "pay up or get out by Aug. 1," ultimatum. The switch that made McKech- nic temporary president is an ironical one. Five months ago, when Fuchs coaxed Babe Ruth to Boston. AlcKechnie, who works under a verbal agreement, was destined to be ousted by the famous homerun ·slugger, who made no secret of his managerial ambitions. Fuchs hoped that the Babe's presence would solve his financial problems, but they were ill-mated. The blowoff came several weeks ago when they exchanged hard names and Ruth retired. McKechnie's pro tern promotion, however, probably will be of short duration. He will finish the season as manager. Next year, if Adams fails to find a purchaser, Bob Quinn, who sold the Red Sox to Tom Yawkey, probably will be lured from Brooklyn to take over the general managership of the tribesmen. Mc- Kcchnie will remain under him as team manager. \VESTERy LEAfll'E Slpilx City 5. ·!: llavcMporl 2. 3. Keokuk 1. 2: Council W n f f s n. in. Cellar Rapids 111; St. -loseph (!. N A T I O N A L I.EAf.rE Chlcaso 4. A: I'lttslnlrch C. fi. Brooklyn 5, (I: I'.nston 3, t. 1'hllailclphla 5: New York 3. Cincinnati -t; St. Louis 3. AMERICAN I.EACl'E Clileaco f: Cleveland 4. Detroit 9: St. Lr.uls 3. Boston 0: Washington 4. New York at Philadelphia, rain. AMERICAN A,*SOCIATSO.V St. Paul 8: Minneapolis 7. " Milwaukee t; Indianapolis 3. Kansas City 8; Louisville T. SCHEDULE \VESTKRX LF.AGl'E n. MnIVs at n a r ' n o r t ' C . Ka'ds at C. HI'Hj St. .losenh at Keokllk N A T I O N A L LKAC.I'tf nr»o!Jv(i at lloston CJiirayo al i'iltslrrcli St. Louis al ( l i r n a l l Only canirs srhed'ed A M L K I C A N LI;A(U I' SI. Louis al D e t r o i t Hoslon at U'asnVnn Cleveland at C h i r a a o Only uanies srlied'rd A M K I 1 I C A N A S S O C I A T I O N Toledo at SI. I'lUll: ( olii'luts nl Mtn'olis Jnd'poll* at Mmv'Ucc; Loirillc al Kan. City North Iowa Fair, Mason City Aug. 18-21, 1935 Al Mitchell, Sports Editor, Globe-Gazette Mason City, Iowa The team of (City) hereby enters the first annual North Iowa Amateur baseball tournament, and certifies that it is an amateur organization, ploying together since July 10, 1935 or earlier. Manager (Address) (Telephone) out a triple. The Giants were the victims of homeruns as the Phils won 5 to 3 to take the series two games to one. John Moore and Dolph Camilli picked out one of Carl Hubbell's curves and hit successive homers in the second. Moore got another off Leon Chagnon in the ninth. Curt Davis allowed 12 hits but Terry's double was the only extra base blow. Sox Move Higher. The White Sox closed in on the Yankees, whose game with the Athletics was rained out, by coming from behind to beat the Cleveland Indians 6 to 4. Mel Harder hit two homers for the Tribe but weakened in the eighth as the Sox sent four runs across the plate. The Tigers took advantage of the Yanks' idleness to gain a half game and boost their lead to three games by trimming the last place Browns, 9 to 3. Hank Greenberg, Marvin Owen and Pete Fox piovidcd the power behind Tommy Bridges' pitching, each getting three hits. Tlie slugging first baseman pounded out homerun No. 28. Ferrell Steals Show. Wesley Ferrell was the whole show as he chalked up his seventeenth victory in hurling and batting the Red Sox to a 6 to -t victory over the Senators. In a 10 inning night game at Cincinnati, the Reds defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4. to 3. Fish and Game Men Give Special Invitation to Hear Schwob Talk This Firday State fish and game and wild life school officials are extending special invitations to North Iowa sportsmen to attend the meeting of the Wild Life school at. McGregor Friday evening. A special message on the future fish and game problems of the state of Iowa and this section in particular will be given by F. T. Schwob, chief of the division of fish and game of the Iowa state conservation commission. The talk is scheduled in the pavilion on the Heights at 8:40 Friday. Moffitt to Take Over All Sports at Waukon Schools IOWA CITY. Aug. 1. (.P)--Howard Moffitt of Iowa City, former University of Iowa basketball star, will serve as athletic director and head coach at Waukon junior college (his year. Ho \vill eonti?itip his duties ns" head coach at Waukon high school, a position he took a f t e r graduation from the university in ·IDS-l. ST. PAUL CRACKS OVER MILL CLUB Columbus Gains Half Game as Indians Take Loss and Kaysees Win. CHICAGO,, Aug. 1. (.T)-- The Minneapolis Millers yesterday took an 8 to 7 beating from St. Paul in the playoff of a postponed game in the American Association, and the Indians' eighth game winning streak was halted by Milwaukee, 4 to 3. Columbus, which did not play, gained a half game on the leading Millers and the'second place Indianapolis club. The birds were five ;ames back of Minneapolis and two ·ames behind Indianapoiis today. Kansas City battled Louisville for 14 innings in a night game before winning, 8 to 7. VETS ADD HOPES AS SOLEM GALLS FOR EARLY DRILL Sept. 10 to See Hawkeyes on Way Into Battle; Crayne Leads Star Backs. By L. E. SKELLEY Associated I'rcss Sports Writer. What a b o u t Iowa? Many sportsmen, sweltering under a mid-summer sun and wishing for the cool a u t u m n breezes, have turned their conversation to what the Hawkcyen will do in 1935. Memories of blighted hopes in 1934 serve as a damper to optimistic claims for Coach Ossic Solem's fourth Iowa production, but there appears to be an undercurrent of confidence that the Hawkeyes will have the stuff to land near the top of the Big Ten. Regulars Are Plentiful. A careful survey of Iowa's prospects indicate better than average chances for a winner. Nineteen lettermen, seven of whom were regulars late last season probably will be back in Old Gold uniforms. There arc good sophomore candidates for positions where the squad was weak last season, notably tackles, centers and ends. Breaking down the veteran squad we find 11 veteran linemen available for the opening practice Sept. 10. Eight husky backfield players, veterans of one or two years experience, will be there for Ossie to mould into his deceptive system of attack. Craync--All American. The team will have a real leader in Capt. Dick Craync, a fullback worthy of anyone's All-American rating. The big, fast Fairficld boy can do about anything a coaca could ask of a back. Ozzie Simmons, the dusky Texas lad, will be the second main ball carried in the Hawkeye plan of al- tack. Many adjectives were bclicv- c-d wasted after the Negro boy flopped a bit after a sensational start against Northwestern last year, but Ozzic came back with a sparkling performance against Ohio State in the season's finale against Ohio State. Looks for Blocking. The slippery one from the southwest, given proper blocking, should be one of the best backs in the conference this year. Once in the open he's the most unstoppable scourge to enemy defenses since Red Grange scampered for Illinois. Simmons figures to get the right kind of blocking this year, an important item in listing reasons for a good Iowa team. Solem probably will use Dwight Hoover, two year veteran, at one of the blocking halves and Shipley Farroh, Michigan City, Ind., sophomore, has the inside edge for the other backfield position. Farroh, a cousin of Make Farroh. 1929 star, weighs 185 pounds and is ideally SOX LOSE IN TWO three ames ly by win- to 2 last DES MOINES, Aug. 1. l/P)--The Davenport Blue Sox pieced together their pride today in preparation for a new series with Des Moines while Sioux City, which twice trampled the league-leaders in a doubleheader last ni?ht, complacently withdrew to rest as idle member of the league. Snapping out of their recent losing streak, increased by straight defeats in previous with Davenport, the Cowboys humble d the Sox convincin ning the second game 5 night, after winning the opener. -1 to 3. The second game, a scheduled five inning affair, stretched into six innings before Sioux City hitters got their stride and broke a tie with three runs. Kcokuk and Council Bluffs divided a double bill at Keokuk. The Indians blanked the Rails but were forced to go 12 innings before bringing in a run for a 1 to 0 victory in a "tight pitching battle between Chelini and Bucklin. Council Bluffs, behind the seven hit hurling of Ehlers. won the second game, 10 to 2. The Indian loss, coupled with Cedar Rapids' 10 to 6 win from St. Joseph, allowed the Raiders to slip a half game ahead of Keokuk :intl displaced it in fifth position. Cedar Rapids hammered May. Anderson and Drefs for 16 hits, four of them doubles, in closing the series with the Saint": with a three to one game advantage. St. Joseph moved today to Kcokuk while Council Bluffs returned home to entertain Cedar Rapids. built for a blocker. Schedule Is Tough. Counteracting optimistic thoughts is a difficult schedule, including five Big Ten games and an intersectional battle with Colgate. -Ten lettermen were lost by graduation and the uncertainty of the sophomores also tends to halt pre-season shouts of "championship." It is safe - to say, however, thai there will be a good Iowa team on the field this fall. Where it will finish in the exacting Big Ten rare will be decided only after bitter battles with other conference schools whose material is as good if not better than Solcm will have at Iowa City. LEAGUE LEADERS Greene Girls Win in 9th Game, Keep Clear Record GREENE, Aug. 1.--The Greene girls remained undefeated, as they won their ninth Softball game in a row here, beating Sheffield 6 to 2. Kammier. Hawk and Hatch, were the Sheffield battery, while Blake and Detra worked for Greene. Hampton's girls play here Friday, while the Greene Independent baseball team plays under the Hampton lights. The Greene girls play under the Quasqueton lights Monday. Dome Bush to Stick With Minneapolis This Season MINNEAPOLIS. Aiiff. 1. Owen (Donie) Bush, a leading candidate for manager of the Cleveland Indians, will direct the destiny of the Minneapolis American Association cluh at least until the close of the present season. The Miller pilot made t h a t clear yesterday, after Billy Evans, funeral manager and vice president of the Indians, had conferred with Bush about the job. AMEHTCAN' LEAGI'E JiiittiiiK--Vosmll:. Indians, .355. K m , s --GfliritiKrr, Ticrrs. K6. Ituiit- Battel I"--Grfennerc. Ticers. I Hits'--Om'nbrrit, Tlfirrs. 135. Uotililrs--GrccntMTK, 'risers, 34. Triiilcs--Vosmlk. Indians. 13. Ilomrnms--rireenlifrc, 'Meets, 2S. Stolen liases--Werner. Heil Sfi\. Ifl. ritehltlK--Lyons, W h i t e Sin. l':-3. x.vriuNAL L»-:Ac 1'K r.attlnt--Vani:li:in. I'lrnt'-s. .100. linns-- .Mnlnlrk. Cardinals. H I . nni,-. I t a t l e d In--I. Collins. o r d i n a l s , 83. !(i(s--,ll,-d«l((i. f m t l o ; t K . M-!. llnnlilps--Mrrninn. nlis. :i:.. T r i j i l f s -- f i m i . t M i a n . HeiN. r:. I t o m r r n n s -- ( I I I . ;laots. 23. Molen l i a s e s -- M n r t l n . a r d l n a U , l.S. r i l r h l n K -- ( astleman, (ilants. 9-2 A COMPLETE Auto Electric S E R V I C E Battery and Kli.'ftric Service 1 1 0 S. 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