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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 21

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GILKERSON'S FIVE WINS 73-30 TILT -ROM TWO FOES Hall Stars in First Game of Its Kind Here With 31 Points. MAKERS MASON CITY, IOWA, FEBRUARY 12 M 1931 official IT th0t * y bas ketball ouicials of Mason C tv to be thp first game of its kind hi this terri tgry . a n d possibry in the state be Gilkersons Union Giants defeate.l the - c o m b i n e d efforts of the Clear Lake Vagabonds and the Mason oU. evening- with a score of 73 to TO PLAY PIRATES HAMPTON, Feb. 12--The original Hampton Pirates, veterans of six successive years ot basketball, will meet the Union Giants of Feb j^' lkerson here Friday, The Pirates have lost hut one game In 10 starts this season and are ready for the colored boys. The team is composed of Becbe, Drake; Bocklemunn, State Teachers; Luke, State Teachers; Marsehall, Iowa; Hunt, Coe Capt. Starnuck, State Teachers 1 Jensen, 6 feet 0 inches Wellsburc high center; Pink, Ames; Parks, Drake, and Nolte, Hampton high. A cm-tain raiser will bring the an^Rll nrttt Tin.~. *. A .** , MARgHALLTOWNlplNVADE TROJAN~COURT SPORT SIDELIGHTS . Tne Vagabonds played the open- der the tight guarding of Prince Zepho and Sol Butler, former George- ^» u °\ verslt y Athlete and United States Olympic champion for several years. The Giants were leading 23 to 4 when the quarter ended. Play Fast Game. ; Starting with the first whistle the Giants worked into a fast game that developed a lightning-like passing attack and a neat breaking offense evolving from the jack-rabbit tactics of Ramsey at forward. Ramsey s jumping pass to Hall or Rob- mson is an exhibition in itself Martinsen, former all-state selection of Minnesota and St. Olaf star was the only member of the Vagabond team that could get sola" against the Negro.five in the open" Coming in fresh for the second , period, the Canvas company cut i down the power of the Giants and v held them' 'with a score of 12 to 9 for the period. The total at the half left the Giants leading 35 to 13. The work of "Ced" Connelly, one of the best centers in this section of the country, was outstanding during thp. period. Trio Works Well. The Vagabonds again took the floor against the Giants for the third period and again Hall, Robin, son and Ramsey slipped in the two- point counters to bring the total score up to 57 to 20 in favor of the Gilkerson five. The second whack at the Giants enabled the Vagabonds to extract a more favorable ; score by a 22 to 7 count, but even then as Sol Butler said--"They're walkin' all over our toes. Can't they pick up their feet?" In the final quarter, the Gianta took another spurt for the bettcv and this time played the Tent Mak- · ers for a 16 to 10 count to give the traveling aggregation a total scar* of 73 to 30 for the game. By agreement of the captains before the game started, five fouls were to be allowed on a player. Sol Butler took five in this quarter in order to give Bobbie Anderson a little workout. The quarters were for 15 minutes each. Hall Is High Man. Hall of the Giants was high man for the evening physically and otherwise. This giant, which dwarfed "Ced" Connelly, totaled 12 field goals and seven gift shots during the game. Robinson received runnerup honors with nine field goals and two free throws. Prince Zepho and "Ced" Connelly tied scoring honors for third place with five field goals and one free shot apiece. A challenge to meet the Globe- Trotters on the Mason City court was given by the Giants after the game. VAGABONDS--U FG FT PF Martinson, f S 1 1 Chrlstlnnson, f 0 0 0 Van Loan, c 2 0 0 Witter, g 0 0 0 Moeller, g 0 0 5 SSVEfJ HfdoK LEAGUeSDURIUfr trt^ 19(30 $eASo MOHAWK FIVE TO PLAY COURTS 0 DISTANT CAGERS Coach Grimsley's Men to B at Fort Dodge and Sioux City for Week-End. Junior college standings: SheWon ^'Webster Ctty 7 , fort Dodge :::::« I Alurshalltown .. ,1 ., Mason City .'.'.^ g Emmctsbiirg 4 .-5 Euthervllie x 4 rn i Vi Grove i 7 Baseball's Original Humorist Dies at 71 Man Who Saw Garnet With Unique Slant Lived by Clock. By CHARLES W, DUNKLEY Associated Press Sports Writer CHICAGO, Feb. 12. (.P)--Charles Dryden, first and perhaps the greatest of all baseball humorists, is dead. The man who originated nearly all the expressions used in writin-- baseball today, passed on Wednes" day In hia modest little cottage in Ocean Springs, Miss., after being u hopeless paralytic for 10 years. He was about 71 years old. Totals . ........... 5 1 8 Siilistitntions: WIsty /or Moeller. CANVAS COMPANY-- 19 FG Nance, f Hubbnrd, f Chrislianson, f Connelly, c Port, g Finlayson, g FT 1 1 1 1 1 0 1F o 0 l l 0 1 3 for Totals ............ 7 5 Substitutions: Chrlstlnnson Hubhard. GILKERSON'S GIANTS-- 78 FG FT Robinson, f .......... 0 2 Jlamsej-, f ........... 5 0 *Jall, c .............. 12 7 jtlcr, g ............ 0 1 JPrince Zopho, g ...... 5 1 4 Totals ............ 31 I I ]« Substitutions: Anderson for Bnt- Icr. PF 2 S 2 Some people are born suckers some try to get something for nothing, and some go gaga when told the first payment is only $2.-Albany (Ore.) Democrnt-Hernld. Unique Reporter. Dryden, who worked on Chicago San Francisco, and New York papers, up until about 15 years ago, became famous for the unique manner in which he reported baseball games. He always built his stories around an incident which struck him as humorous. He was nationally recognized as one who could pick a nickname fo- a baseball player and make it stick, and make the baseball players like him. He was the first to call Franit Chance, late manager of the famous Cub team of 1906, the "peerless leader." He was the first to call a baseball park a "ball yard." He hung the name "Big Moose" on Ed Walah, the famous White Sox pitcher, and once wrote of Walsh as "the only man in the worfd who could strut standing still." Barred From Park. Dryden regarded baseball as a huge joke, and always wrote humorously of the games. While em ployed in New York 25 or 30 yearns ago the late John T. Brush, the'- owner of the New York Giants, tool exception to the facetious way in which Dryden described a ba: g-ame, and had him barred from the ball park. That made no difference to Dryden. He climbed a tall tele graph pole outside the park an' proceeded to report the games day after day while perched atop one of the cross bars. Finally Brush relented and Dryden was later admitted to the park. Dryden was one of ; unique characters of the newsp.-i^.r world. Until a few years before illness forced him into retirement, he always wrote his copy in longhand. Then when he decided to use thi typewriter, he laboriously began to peck out his story with two fingers. When he finished his story he would throw it over to the sports editor saying, "here's another piece about those silly eggs." Worked by Clock. Dryden never married and died in the arms of his faithful sister who had cared for him for years. While a paralytic ho did everything by the tick of the clock. He ate at a certain time, went to bed at a certain time, took a drink of water flt a certain time, a chew of tobacco at a certain time. He died by the monotonous tick of the clock. He sat all day long ir. a big, easy chair, down in his cottage in Ocean Springs. The big clock was always In front of him MONROE DEFEATS MADISON 18-16 Teams Play Overtime Game in Junior High Cage League. Madison lost a hard game of basketball to Monroe at Monroe on Wednesday. The final score xvas 13 to 16. Madison scored first and held the lead all the way until the lost two minutes of play The score at the end of the first half was 6 to 4 favor of Madison. Two minutes before the end of the regular playing time the score WBS Madison 14; Monroe 10. In tho las' two minutes, Madison made one field goal and Monroe 3 to make the score 16 all. In the three minute overtime period Monroe scored a field goal to win the game. MONROE--18 Cnlicchia, f . .. DiMiirco, f Hanks , c Hathaway, g . Moon (c), g- ., TOTALS FG 0 S 0 1 FT 0 0 I) 0 0 0 FF 0 0 0 I) 3 (i Substitutes: /ahroksky, Usclmer! Weaver, Young. MADISON--IG Gerdes, f Kopps, f ] rarickson, (c), c '. Tones, g Bufflngton, g ... ] TOTALS BASKETBALL RESULTS Northwestern o 5 Games ttes week: FRIDAY NIGHT EstherviHe at Webster City. Sheldon at Engle Grove. Marshalltown at Mason City. Marshalltown will invade the court of the Mason City junior college Trojans Friday evening at the high school gymnasium at 8 o'clock This will be' the second meeting with the Marshalltown five and Coartn Chick Sutherland expects a real battle. The Tigers defeated the Trojans 36 to 23 in the former clash. Mason City is now tied with Emmetsburg for center honors in the standing sheet and will need a victory over Marshalltown to pull out of a place among the five cellar teams. The Mason City Mohawks will engage on the longest and hardest trip of the season. Friday night they will meet the Fort Dodge team at Fort Dodge and Saturday night the Jive will play Sioux City at Sioux City. The Mohawks had a very successful January by losing- · only one game and taking nine. The run of nine straight broke last year's record by one game. The victims of the record run were: Eagle Grove, Nashua, Fort Dodge, Clear Lake, Charles City, Britt, Webster City, East and West Waterloo. East Waterloo spoiled the chances of a perfect month by edging out a two point return engagement. WABWRGlATS WALDORF 31-27 Waverly Five Conies From Behind to Win in Last 4 Minutes of Play. FOREST CITY-, Feb. 12.--Wart- ourg college of Waverly defeated Waldorf of Forest City here Wednesday evening with a score of 31 to 27. The half ended with Waldorf leading 12 to 7 and the three-quar- ler period closed with Waldorf in the lead 27 to 20. Wartburg forged "head in the final quarter with 11 points to win the game in the last 4 minutes of ploy. Jordahl of Waldorf was high man for the evening with 15 points gained from 7 field goals and 1 free toas. Luther of Wartburg took run- nerup honors with 5 field goals and a free toss. COMING BACK BROWNIE QUINTET BEATS GILDNER 5 31-27 IN PRELIM Y's Men Romp Over College Team 34-3 j Bakers Beat Hamiltons 32-8. With two lopsided scores and on» fairly even contest, six City leagua basketball teams checked another three-game series off the schedule, Wednesday evening at the Y. M. C. A. gymnasium an a preliminary to the Gilkerson'a Union Giants clash with the Clear Lake Vagabonds and the Mason City Canvas company. The Brownies defeated tho Gildner five 31 to 27 in the opening contest of the evening. The Y's Men romped over the Junior College reserves 34 to 3 and tho Diamond 3read quintet taught Hamiltona a eason or two in the art oC caging with a 32 to 8 victory over the bus- nesii builders. Excellent shooting on tho part of ihipp and Williams of tho Brdwnio we made this quintet the outstaniJ- ng team of the evening-. Shlpp was ugh man for the three encounters vith 7 field goals and a charity ountcr. Williams tied with Tamasi tt the Y's Men's club for runnerup honors with 6 field goals apiece Koll of the Y's Men's club and Sutherland and Grlmsloy of the Diamond Bread five played stellar bas- etball with 5 field goals apiece, rom the apearance of Grimsley's assing, he may have been reading- he sport page comics, for his aim. or Sutherland's breakfast was ac- urate and terrific. The Mohawk oach performed brilliantly in the nal half of the Diamond Bread- lamilton game with long rungo wlshcr.i. 5 .ROWNIES--31 FG \. Martin, f | hlpPi t ^7 Cnbbcll, g ...·....' ,o r ' l n - B '..'.I TOTALS 15 GILDNEHS--27 FG CordlR, C o Jones, f . . I Helm, f ...'..'.I'.'.'.'.]'.\\z Carroll, a " 4 Strong, g .1." 1 Bcnowitz, g ·-,'..".". '...4 FT \ 0 FT 0 0 PF 2 T H 1'F 0 2 1 1 1 I 31 . \VARTROKG Luther, f Becker, f Bclhnut, c ... Deiues, g .Uc.Icman, g 27 FG 5 PF n By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Des Moines Catholic, academy 1-1 St. Joseph's high (Neola, I.) 13. Newton Y 31, Penn 2C. West Virginia 41, Navy 36. Army 37, New Hampshire 2IJ. Ohio university 30, Ohio Wesleyan 28. s Dartmouth 30, Cornel! 19. St. Thomas (St. Paul) 32, burg 29. Dakota. Wosleyan (Mitchell, S. Dnk.) 35, Yankton 20. Harvard 3(5, Northeastern 26. HIGH SCHOOL Polkc CKy 87, Johnston 2G. Dunlap 21, Magnolia IS. Morning Sun 17, Winfleld 12. Mount Pleasant 17, Ottimuvii 8 Augs- ST. ANSGAR TO MEET ItENSETT ST. ANSGAR, Feb. 12.--Friday, the local basketecrs will clash with the powerful Kensett aggregation on the St. Ahsgar floor. The game at Kensctt was a very close battle, with St. Ansgar losing by two points. Kensctt defeated the Mitchell cagers at the practice tournament in Mason City last week and 3t. Ansgar has showed a marked mprovement so the game Friday is lure to be a thriller. WALDOKF- Jordahl, f . Hitland, f .. Ferdcn, c . , Hall, g ii 3 FT PF 1 1 I 'i 1 0 0 2 0 3 DECKERS DEFEAT ALLEN CAFE FIVE IN 3 ON ALLEYS Daniels' Service Takes 3 From Faktor Bakery; Snook Is High. THURSDAY'S SCHEDULE Champlln Refining company vs. Hennunsoir. Brothers on ulleys 1 and 2 lit 7:45. Fireside Fuel vs. Chnpln O'Nell coal company on ivllevs 3 and 4 at 7:45. Deckers' lowanas and Joe Daniels service team each won three games straight from their opponents, tho Allen Cafe and Faktor Bakery in Wednesday's bowling in the city league. * C. Snook of the butcher team was high all around with'258 for a high single and 624 for a three-game total. He also won the theater tickets. ALLEN CAFE Players-- -1st 2nd 3rd Gorman 167 175 3^4 Weber 147 222 147 Hillier 1G9 157 140 Dobbs lf,6 184 180 Thorn 182 189 383 Handicap 17 17 17 TOTALS 12 s « !H6 516 475 510 554 51 Totals 848 824 850 2522 Team average 2522--841. BOXING PROGRAM Scheduled /or the American ;gmii drum corps show Thursday at tho armory at 8:30. Carl Krieger, Mason City vs "Hard Oil" Lehr, Waterloo, in G rounds. "Spin" Nelson, Austin, Minn., vs. Jock Garvci-, Fort Dodre in 8 rounds. ' Leonard Johnson, Forest City vs. Clarence Phillips, Algona, in 0 rounds. Gordon Stewart, Down, vs "Young" Casey, Waterloo, in « rounds. Johnny HInes, Clear Lake, vs George Fritz, Fort DoJge, in 4 rounds. Carl Nelson, Austin, Minn., vs. Glenn Muxsclnian, Fort Dodge, in 4 rounds. "Tuffy" Anderson, Charles City, VH. Mfke Mickclson, Austin, Minn., in 4 rounds. Turgen Tcbncn, Kanawha, vs. Kenny Bowers, Mason City, in 4 rounds. Joe Kelly, Mason City, \v:is announced as tho third man In the ring. Marshalltown to Stage Five- Day Basketball Tourney Starting Feb. 24. MARSHALLTOWN, Feb. 12 Invitations have been sent out to more than 100 semi-pro and amateur basketball teams of Iowa for -he third nnmml independent ba.-:- etba]I tournament which will be leld in the new Memorial coliseum n this city f i v e days, Feb. 24 25 2G, 27 and 28. Twenty of the leacl- ng teams in the state will compete or cnsh prizes nncr expense money totaling $350. The entry fee la $12. The next time the farmers want omebody to show them how to keep prices up on a high level, they ught to go to whoever it is that dvises the bakers.--Judge. DECKERS' IOWANAS Players -- 1st 2nd 3rd MacDonald . . 142 206 153 Gishel ...... 176 158 188 Snook ...... 187 258 179 Bachman ---- 180 191 160 Kolb ........ 154 180 214 Handicap ---- 27 27 27 r01 522 624 549 548 81 Totais ---- 875 1020 930 2827 Team average 2827 -- 942. FAKTOR BAKERY Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Morphew*. ... 171 150 ^^ Krumbholz .. 160 138 167 T. Faktor 166 178 172 Dunton 159 177 160 Christiansen . 127 179 165 33 33 33 . Handicap ---- 497 465 516 496 471 99 Totals . . . . 816 855 873 2544 Team average 2544--848 JOE DANIELS' SERVICE Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Paulson 190 185 154 Parks 175 159 1u Patton 149 137 162 Romey 109 146 162 Forge .. 169 382 171 549 548 448 417 522 c., . . . . . . -«,, ju. J.IJ o.£2 Handicap 107 107 107 321 Totals 899 918 900 2715 Team average 2715--905. HAWKEYE COACH WILL HELP BILL Frank Wickhorst Is Named With Leonard Allison tp Aid Ingram Next Fall./ LA SALLE, II!., Feb. 12. (/| -- Frank Wickhorst announced Thursday that he had tclo- Kraphed j,i s resignation as assistant football line coach to University of Iowa, athletic of- ficiuls. Ho added tfmt ho had accepted a similar position nt tho University of California, where ho will work under Navy Bill Ingram. BERKELEY, Cal., Feb. 12 fT)_ Selection of Leonard B. Allison fir^t assistant football coach at the' Un" verstiy of Wisconsin and Frank vIr C £ h0rSf S" ne C ° abh at the u",. »Wai BI,? W ?' aS assist ^ts to Jvavy Bill Ingram, newiv an- pointed football coach at the NORTHEAST CAGE PAIR BY LOSSES Conference Race Changes From Triangular Tilt by Decorah Upset. CONFERENCE STANDING W. I.. I'l«. Outs. I'd, - iinu UVM Unlm 171 si . 103 !21 11H , 1.00(1 i .mm .000 . K 1IK lll-i .-·«) TOTALS 12 3 Substitutions: Helm for Joneg. a Y'S MEN -- 34 Tmiiiisl, f Evcnell, f FG FT 0 ,, 0 o o o o 0 0 1. Roberts, f ... '" t Smith, c .".'.".'.'.".'.'."ft Loterhoiir, g ........ g 3 Sullivan, g I . " ^ . . i TOTALS 17 ""o" ~^' Substitutions: Evcnel! for Tarn as t Tamusj for EvcneH, Roberts for Koll Koll for Roberts, Gmi.so for Smith, h m i f h for Gnuse, Walker for Lotorl.our, Loterbour for Walker JUNIOR C--3 FG FT PF Tones, f .....".'""]'(( Vilson, f ... n Shaffer, (; .'.'."j 'iisbusta, g ..!! I ] ' . ' . ' . ( ) Piilchun, g .. 0 n i. n o o o o o r i t TOTALS ......... ~j" T "a SuliHlitutlons: Jones for Zuhkor nhkcr for Jones, Strong for Witon Wilson for Strong, Carroll for l i n f f c r , Shaffer for Carroll, Ben",'!,,, I'l'tchcn, 1'atchen for Ben- IAMOND » __ 82 utherlund, f FG 5 '.'.5 FT 0 0 n bv t 0ftC f lif : oraiR . TMa.s announced lee atudents ««:»Uve commit- Allison, who is also assistant director of athletics at Wisconsin. will act as Ingrain's first assistant f!c?d Charge ° f the back Both men, the executive commlt- ' n o u " c c f ' wi " ""Ive here CHARLES CITY-, Feb. 12.--The orthcrt.st conference race was hanged from a triangular to a dual ice Tuesday when West Union created Decorah in a 17-16 ovdr- ime game. The Vikings, champions f the league in 1!)30, can now win i_e race only if Charles City and Vaulcon both lose their remaining ames. · " The two leaders both face three lore conference games. Both teams 'HI play Cresco at Cresco and both earns are scheduled to entertain ecorah. The third game for harles City will bo the f i n a l Osage ame, while Wankon has another ontest to play with West Union Cresco will h e - t h e scene of the next two crucial games. On Saturday Charles City will play at Cresco and on Monday the Howard county team will entertain Waukon, the other conference leader. Decorah will play New Hampton at Decorah on Friday and on Tueseday will play at Charles City. Charles City faces the most d i f f i c u l t assignment of all that of m e e t i n g West Waterloo Friday, Cresco on Saturday and Decorah Tuescdny. 0 I) ft J n , rlmsley, f -ommn, c Costello, g G "'PI'r K TOTALS 14. 4 s HAMILTON'S--» FG FT I'F "";'.:;;;;;;;;;;·!' 0 °' » Kollmun, f ........ | " ~ I^itli, o '.'..'."o i ', Blondln, g . . i ,, , Mart!,, 'g ......V.V.V.O 0 f TOTALS ~£ ~z ~~ Substitutions; Felix for Mccban Mce ,,,,, for Felix, Matto for Lelth Lelth for Matte. ' Itefc-reo for «II three V games: Murray, SWEA CITY TEAMS TO PLAY SWEA CITY, Feb. 12.-The Swea City high school basketball team will play the Milford, high school team at Alilford Friday night, Fcb 13. Each team has lost but one game' this year. The Swea City Cardinals, local independents, will play a return game with the Gilkerson Union Giants at Ceylon. Minn., Sunday a f t e r n o o n . The locals lost their only game this year against this team Tuesday night at Ledyim!. The score was 30-32. ' FIGHT RESULTS By TIIK ASSOCIATED PRESS PARTS--Panama A! Brown New York, outpointed N i c k Bensa Franco (10). SAN FRANCISCO-Kid Capley San Rafael, Cal., outpointed Bobby Vincent, Ardmore, Ohla., (10). "A week a f t e r t h e i r wedding they were throwing crockery at each other," snld n landlady in court re- Thursday, Feb. 12 BOXING Armory, 8:30 p. m. The Season's Classic SA.MK OLI PRICES

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