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;.«!· MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, FEBRUARY 25 · 1936 NINE JUNIOR COLLEGE MEET OPENS WEDNESDAY I * * * * * # TROJANS HOSTS TO 21 TEAMS--Mason City j unior college's Trojan basketball team will play host; to 21 other jaysec outfits beginning Wednesday, when the state basketball tournament swings into its full program here. The basketeers who have played for Mason City this season include: Back row, left to right, Mack West, Bnb Casey, Paul Braham, Vincc Campbell, Dave Barber, Dick Casey, Maurice Kmitson. Middle row, Arch Gamm, Quin Dietz, Delker Dunn, Khinehart Anderson, Gale Snell, Loren Shecklcr, Shucll Jones. Front roiv, Earl Anderson, Cliff Hainan-ay, Kay Barr, Jack Struyk, Mickey MacDonald, Merrill Herbener, Gale Lane. The Mason Cityans are rated as Northwest Junior college conference titleholders for this season, going through the conference season undefeated. They will oppose either Waldorf or Waukon In the stale tournament's second round, playing at 8:30 Thursday night after drawing a bye in the opening- round of the meeting-. Most of the teams entered in Mason City's bracket are Northwest conference, outfits, but several 'classy outfits from southern and eastern Iowa will make it hard for the Trojans to advance. BIG SHOWlEADY* TO OPEN UP FOR FOUR DAY STAND Schedule Makes Intersection- als Out of All But One Game in Opening Round The big show is r.eady! Sharp at 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, before an anticipated record crowd, Waukon and Waldorf junior colleges will tip the lid on the junior college basketball tournament at the Mason City court. Starting the competition for 210 athletes, the afternoon tipoff will open a program that includes 21 games, four days, and nine sessions of rip-roaring basketball between high scoring teams. Every one of the contestants for the state title is going to rely on speed and scoring power to over^come its opponents--and that's the kind of basketball that pleases Mr. and Mrs. John Cash customer. Plan Star Contest. Each game will be played in 10 minute periods, with the exception of the high school exhibition contest which features the Saturday- evening program, and sees Mason state champions in 210 Athletes, 21 Games in State Tournament Schedule Albta Lenox Vt'cd. 2:31) p. m. Elkader Ellsworth Thu. 7:00 p. m. Ellsworth Fri. 3:30 v. m. Graceland Graceland Bye Chariton Tllll. 4 :Kl P. Chiiritnii Bye Boone Put. 2:(H) p. m. Bonne Bye Thu. 1«-M P. m. Ft. Podge Vtrt. " :'ll p. m. Emnietshurg Frl. 7:00 p. m. Britt Bye Britt Burlington Weil. R:n» p. ni. Estherville Mason City High School vs. North Iowa All-Stars Saturday 7:3» P. M. CHAlNrPIONSHIP Saturday 9:00 P. M. Tliu. 1:00 p. m. Sheldon Frt. 3:00 p. 01. Webster City Thu. I0::i(l a. m. Osrr-oln Silt. 3:3(1 p. m. Matinti City Thn. 8:30 p. m. IVnI. 10:00 p. m. Kcd Oak Sheldon Bye Webster City Bye Bye Mason Cll.v Byo Waldorf Wed. 1:00 p. m. Bye Urn. 2:30 p. m. Northwestern Northwestern Bye City's defendin action against an all-star North ( Iowa team, named Tuesday, and I made up of players who performed I here in the practice tournament held 1 .'- early this month. Class B Ace Five Picked to Play Tilt Stars of Tourney Set to Meet Mason City in Cage Contest. NORTH IOWA TOURNAMENT SQUAD FORWARDS Vernon Nelson nnane Veakel Larry Blesslc fieorue Olscn Toky Alireokcll Kenneth Klnssliury .11 Ji-iirnru link Hnrocy Otrantn Kunanha Rcmvirk Kensrtt Kimilrll Nora sprlURS Staotoo Plielmo ·loha Wilkinson . . i Killly Georee Lester , . . Lester Cliclioek . . C Allrn Oinvrsdn . . . Lyiitlon Kllcnrf. . . Walter KIMelmch Alton Muller Harold Schmltt .'.. CK-VJ KRS . Thompson , . . Fertile . . .SH-aletlalc . . . H odci, . . . r i y m o u l h . . . Fertile . . . Klemnip, . . . Klemme . . . Ktidd , . . Chapln North Iowa's Class B basketball players, already guests of Mason City high school as they played here in the 1936 invitational tournament arranged annually by Coach J. A. "Judge" Grimsley, will be guests of Mason City junior college this weekend. At least, a selected score of players will be honored here when they USE NEW SPEAKERS In use for the first time, a 130-watt power amplifier and public address system, purchased last week by Mason City high school and junior college, will keep information about each game of the state tournament constantly before the crowd. The loudspeakers will be placed on the balcony at the east end of the gymnasium, with the microphone at the scorer's table. appear in a special junior college state Junior Chamber of Commerce members, under the chairmanship of Dr. L. T. Oldham, were to complete their advance sale of season tickets Monday Jiight, but the .?! season admissions will be available at Dr. Oldham's office in the Forester's :' building, the Chamber of Commerce ( in the Globe-Gazette building, and ; the high school office as well as s Decker Brothers Sporting Goods. 1 Tickets at Gate Also. In North Iowa, ticket information ; is available from local school super' intendents, and either single or season admissions will be sold at the gate. Single adult admission prices ., will be 40 cents for each session « of the tournament, while school stu- ^ .pdents will be admitted for 25 cents, is |J The tournament drawing for the 1 jVrfirst day of play promises plenty ' yof good games. By the luck of the _draw, only one pair of teams will --J meet that have played in previous ^contests this season. Port Dodge. Jwhich lost to Emmetsburg this year, will meet the Irish again, in the first game of the night session, at 7 o'clock. Former State Champs. [ Waukon and Waldorf have not met, and Albia and Elkader will see ' action for the first time against each other in the 1 o'clock and 2:30 i I games Wednesday. The Albia-Elkader game promises a lot of basketball, since the southern Iowa school is the undefeated leader of its conference, while the Arabs have piled up a good record against northeast ^-lowa teams. Albia was state cham- °'pion in 1931 and 1D33. *· The battle between Emmetsburg st and Fort Dodge should be one of the prize contest first round games, although Emmetsburg won 30 to 12 "in an early contest this season. The r; Panthers, coming along fast, will j; make a scrap of retaining their ~_ state championship, which thry won t , last season on their own court. ^_ Far-Away Teams Play, Northwcstern's Hawks f r o m Orange City will be pushed to the second round by the action of Washington, which withdrew from the tl jame at the tournament, aaginst Mason City high school's varsity. 15 Schools Listed. The cagers were selected by tournament scorekeepers and the sports staff of the Globe-Gazette, on their performances in the invitational tournament, and include representatives from 15 schools out of Hie 22 that were originally listed in the tournament. Fertile has drawn the biggest assignment, with Stanton "Ted" Shei- mo, blond giant who starred at center. Capt. Al Furness, husky forward, and Allen Ouverson, guard, getting positions on the all-star team. Fertile won the championship, defeating Goodell in the final game. Goodell will be representd by Capt. Toky Ahrenkeil, unless the Hancock county tournament at Garner interferes with his appearing here. The county meet is this week-end. Others in Action. Other schools who will send boys into action will be: Otranto, Kanawha, Renwick, Kensett, Nora Springs, Chapin, which has two men named in Bob Barney and Harold Schmitt, and will bring a third player, Carroll Bolge. Bogle is recovering from the effect of scarlet fever and will be unable to play. Thompson, Rock Falls, Swaledale, Woden, Plymouth, Klemme and Rudd will also send players. The coaches will meet at Mason City high school at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. The all-star game will be played at 7:30 o'clock that evening, preceding- the state championship junior college contest. BE^GAZETTE SPORTS Red Sox Plug Faucet, Shut Off Cash Rudohawks Beat Cresco's CCC m Basketball Tussle PROTIVIN -- Rudolphinum high school beat Cresco CCC here 23 to 20, while the local girls won 30 to 13 from Assumption of Cresco in two basketball games. Sectional Tourney Ready for Armstrong High Gym ARMSTRONG -- The girls' sectional basketball tournament assigned here will be held March 5. 6 and 7. All sessions will be at night. tournament Monday. Burlington's Blackhawks. another powerful outfit in southern Iowa, will play Clarence Rogers' Wolves from Estherville at 8:30. The high-rolling barnstormers from Lenox of Hopkingtoii. who appeared here against Mason City junior college, will be in action again as the program closes XVerl- ncjJday. meeting far-west Red Oak in the 10 o'clock game. BOSTON CLUB TO SEEK FARM PLAN WITH BILL EVANS Tom Hawkey's Fortune Not to Be Poured Out for New Players Any Longer. BOSTON, W)--The faucet that has poured almost four millions of dollars into the American league probably closed suddenly Tuesday following the appointment of Billy Evans, former Cleveland Indians general manager, as head of the Boston Red Sox farm system. Evans, who has discovered on sand lots players as capable as those Owner Tom Yawkey has spent, hun. dreds of thousands for, will expand the Red Sox' farming properties immediately. They now include only ownership of the Rocky Mount club in the class B Piedmont league and working- agreements with the Syracuse International league club and Little Rock and Memphis in the Southern association. Won't Copy Cardinals. Evans' appointment was announced by Hawkey's general-manager, Canny Eddie Collins, who hastened to explain that the Red Sox did not intend to copy the highly successful methods employed by the St. Louis Cardinals, operatives of baseball's so-called chain gang. 'We do not plan any extensive farm system, such as the St. Louis Cardinals operate," said Collins. "We want contacts and agreements with minor league teams. That is why Evans was sought for the position. 'I talked to him about it last Fridays for the first time. He was in Cleveland. We. Tom Yawkey and I. met him in New York and came to an agreement there Monday. "The Man We Want." "We have felt that we could not continue paying prohibitive prices for new players and we decided that we would have to rely upon some reasonable methods of obtaining our replacements. We believe Evans is the man we want." Evans, a sports writer before he started his baseball career as an umpire in the Ohio-Penn league 30 years ago, also will head the Red Sox scouting system. He is considered a master in that phase of the game for, when he headed the Cleveland club, he plucked such stars as Joe Vosmik. Earl Averill, Wes Ferrell and Dick Porter off sand lots. STAY WITH LOOP Alumni in Texas Ask to Leave Big Six Conference, But No Action Planned. NORMAN, Okla., (.Pi--You can take it from Head Coach Lawrence ( B i f f ) Jones that the University of Oklahoma has no intentions of severing its "agreeable associations" with the Big Six conference. His remarks were made Tuesday anent reports that the Sooners might sever their connections with the Big Six to join the southwest conference. "A few -tiurnni who live in Texas," Jones said, -'have suffirested reasons for such T move. However, these rM.sons aiv not sufficient to interest us in w i t h d r a w i n g from associations which have been so ngrecablc over a period of years. We arc proud of our associations in the Big Six conference and plan to stay with them." Bike Racing or Wrestling; You've Gotta Have a Stunt Six Day Boys Timing Falls to Catch Cameramen. By EDDIE BRIETX Associated Tress Sports Writer · NEW YORK, (.11-- Was it a coincidence that most of the bad spills in the first night of the bike race occurred right in front of the battery of photographers -- and in time lor the morning papers? . . . or was Prof. Harry Mendel's timing that good? Reports along the baseball rialto say Bob Shawkey, former Yankee and Newark manager, is well on his way to becoming a millionaire plus in the next few years . . . ho has put ail his baseball earnings in a gold mine in Canada and the stock is soaring . -. . has gone from 20 to 85 in two months . . . Bob can sell now for enough to make him independent for life, but nothing doing. * # * There are 21 colleges in the little nineteen conference . . . and the southeastern is geographically west of the southern conference . . . Gabby Hartnett is making his fifteenth visit to Catalina Island at the expense of the Cubs . . . Rocky Mount,' N. Car., has voted a $30,000 , bond issue to build a ball park for the Red Sox. The Nainsmith basketball fund drive will continue until March 1 the little town of Red Wing, Minn., contributed $31.05 . . . or one cent for each 3,105 hr.setball admissions . . . pretty goo3 for a town of only 10,000 . . . Ned Irish's .share for CAGE SCORES ( R y Tho As Onfnil SSI: rcnii .Mnriiiiicxidtr - I I ; O DruMc :; \Ynsli1iiK ni'latcil Tress) iliii U. ,'iT. i :t(i. ; Ohiii Wrsltryan I'D. f l l i t i i . I s :i7. cminln i»8. nia 2H, (JJiin S t H t ? 3 ) ; MlrhtKun -Ji: Nnrtlivvi'Slrni tl.V. XfhraskJi fts; Oklntin Ohio :i!l; Mhimi 33. \\Ystmliistrr 4 1 ; Missouri Vnlloy 14. dirrnll III); Luke Forest 31, Bethel 34; Rr.thnny 2C. GctttTC \Vnshtnictnn 4!1; WuUi- Forest Western Ky, 48; 'Tenncsscfi 1'oly. ul roJitmbiji · 30 ; J)»rjm»ufli ;i-t. Tennessee :i:I; (Jforjilii TtH'h 21. Aliilmnm f i t ; .Mississippi SI'Kp If). U' 11 sill net on anil I,cr ;ifi; Virginia US, tVnshlriKloii St«tr .1C: WasliinRluii n.*j. Idaho 65: Goruniift 4«. DODGERS DEFEND ET the Garden games was S1SO . . - | w a f d s , oison or Law at center and Ohio State's home contests netted $121.29. Correction: Freddie Miller wasn't the only southpaw to hold a major boxing title Tiger Flowers, Johnny Wilson and Lou Brouillard. former rulers of the middleweight and welterweight divisions, were left banders . . . Jim Braddock is telling the boys in Florida not to feel too sorry for him . . . He points out he is quite a puncher himself and that neither Art Lasky or Corn Griffin has been quite the same since Braddock slapped them. The Erwin, Tenn., high school team lias won 36 consecutive cage games . . . But that's not the best record for the vicinity . . . The Bluff City girls had captured 59 in row when their streak was stopped . . . Mike Jacobs is due from Miami any day now . . . Nor- rnent Quarles, former Southern con- 'ercnce featherweight champion. now fighting under Jack Dempscy's banner, makes his New York bow against Mike Bclloise Wednesday ht. Fort Dodge Jaysee Draws Near Neighbor School in Game at Mason City Gym. FORT DODGE--Fort Dodge junior college's hopes of successfully defending its state basketball crown this week at Mason City are still high, although the team drew Emmetsburg as a first round opponent. Emmetsburg defeated the big Dodgers 30 to 12 during the regular season. Coach J. A. McKinstry will probably start Todd and Gillispie at Perkins and Crouch at guards. Oth- NEIGHBORS SCRAP FOR GAGE HONOR Either 'Indiana or Purdue to Gain Crown as Season Is Brought to Finish. N I C TK.\ S T A N D I N G S . .Mlehlenn Norlhivrslr Ollln Stale I'd. .11110 .!HHI .111111 .into ..iDii 314 274 er players who will probably make the tournament trip are Spinhar- harney and Anderson, forwards, and Donahoe, guard. Fort Dodge has won 1 and lost 5 this season. SEASON RECORD Forl IimiM 25: 1.1-nni f iionhfnfon i n:l. Fort Dixlce 30: Norlluvestrrn (OranKe C i t y ) 28. Fnrl I(«Icr :!": t'rpstnn 2,1. Vorl n»lsR 34: Itoonc 2!t. Fflrt JXKIRe 4 1 ; Grand View (Dp5 Molnesl 23. Fort Doilcr 3K: IVclisti-r City R. Fort Dniler IS: r.ranil View (Dcs M(iliics) IS. Fnrl Doilci; 34: Buonc. JO. Fort DodKP 22: .Mason city Fort FdH HatlXf 23: Fort Dodjjc 24: . 12: Kmn*'tslnir c tVcln Ellsw . rth ( I o w a Vails) 2fi. R i l H i n l r . f-r Tnilrl, f_g . . I'orklns. s . Ijiiv. r-l ... Olsnn. f-r . . . sptntinrnny. f Crunch, c . . . Ilnnnlior. c . .An»JrrM,i f . I'ptrrson. c . rmichlin. r . Ilakrr. f . . 12 I J FT Id Oscar R a n k i n , red-topped Negro, sked St. Paul promoters to move his main event ahead of the semi- | C · U ' r; v p n I f:nal so he could catch a Chicago ·JOnja Hcme UIVCH ' train . . . Fred Lenh-art caught the spirit of the thing and stopped Oscar cold In 58 seconds, p. S. He made the train . . . We'll see if Max Bacr means business about his ring comeback . . . The Garden has offered him a shot at the winner of the Prime Carnera-Isidor Gastan- ?ga match. Chicago (I I) .1)01) ^!lil :iH7 CHICAGO. (.-P)--The Big Ten basketball championship for 1035-3(5 crossed the line into the state of Indiana to stay Tuesday, but was halted at the cross roads leading toward LaFayette and Bloomington. That Purdue or Indiana or both will hold the title was definitely decided Monday night as the Boilermakers defeated Minnesota 3-1 to 29, to tie their Hoosier rivals from Bloomington, while Illinois lost its | last hope for a tie by failing before Michigan, With two games left for each to play, Purdue and Indiana had nine victories and one defeat apiece. Rally to Win Game. Purdue, which still must meet Iowa and Michigan, looked anything but impressive as it turned back Minnesota to tie.Indiana in the won and lost column.' Showing the wear of their losing game against Northwestern Saturday night, the Boilermakers rallied and played better ball in the last half to win. Bob Kessler, star Purdue forward, scored 11 points to lead Bill Hanr- low, Chicago, 124 to 102 in the race for Big Ten scoring honors. Indiana, idle Monday night, must pla v Iowa and Michigan before the campaign's completion. The Townsend brothers, Earl and John, provided most 'of the fireworks with their passing and shooting as Michigan scored a 42 to 37 upset victory over Illinois at Champaign. Tie for Third. The victory gave Michigan a third place tie with the Illini at six victories and four defeats. Combes scored 19 points for the Illini. Northwestern, improving with each game, stayed in the fight for third place by defeating Wisconsin, 33 to 28. The Wildcats were led. by Marcellus McMichael, who scored 19 points. The victory gave Northwestern a record of five and four. In a. non-conference encounter, Ohio State defeated Ohio Wesyclan, ?: to 20. WEDNESDAY'S LINEUPS WEDNESDAY, 1 O'CLOCK W A I ' K O N WALDOUK MOI'KITT rnnrh GH.BBBTSON Hmve, . . . . ! · " Amlersoa dp I - ' . . . . . . . . . Kasrmissen Wellemlorf (' Kox clow G . . . . . . . . . . . . .Johnson KrirlisoH . . . .( Lehtnnn .Nicknames: \V»ldorf \Vnrrlors. Uniforms: Ualllioo, Old Gold nod I'nrplr; Waldorl, rnrplr. »nd Gold. WEDNESDAY, 2:30 O'CLOCK AI.IH.A K L K A K K R ( i E N K V A Coach S H I t O V K R Baxter !·' .Mueller \V Ueeve* I ' . . . Itrevrs C . . . M l h - t l c h ; . . . lllxnn ( 1 . . . .Nicknames: A l l ) l a I'lrates, LIlUHIer Anihs. l o l f o r n l s : A l h l a , Orange and H l a c U ; El- Uadcr, IMnck. Costlsn Alcue fllmtn Halseher WEDNESDAY, 7 O'CLOCK TOUT nnmiK K.MMKTsurm: . M c l i l . N S T K Y . . . . .Ooactl STAUR Toilc! K Hurrah r i l l l l s p l r K l-nichaslil Law . . . . ( ' KlrUens Croii.-h C. S u l l i v a n I'crklns (1 Tlilicker Nicknames; fort nnclk'e Plnites. r n i t t i r m s : KnttiuitsliarK. Blue or White: Fort DiKlKc, Hliic and White. \VEDNESDAY77:30 O'CLOCK IlllRLI.VfiTOjV HST1IKBV1M.E T R O I V H R I I H i E . . . C o a c h HIIGKR.S Keller F Olson IVIIIlfliiin I' Krmlsen Ksnil C Neilsnn Oinlle . . « \VnrrIin;toii ;chnlt* G , . , . , Sleele. .Mcknnnies: Burlington IHarkhnuks: Est h c r v i l l e wolves. I'niromis: MurliiiKlon. Grern: Eslhcrvllle, Blur. WEDNESDAY, 10 O'CLOCK LKNOX R E D (UK SMITH toarh L r G R A M I K Marsh r slcmirl RMivi-11 F ScIlcrRrcn "vclt'rr r, Hr..,vrr =Prriililp fi Davlilson 1-. Urelficflias G Lumber!/ .Nieljnunies: Lenox Crimson Wnvr; Ited Oak liolK'ats. rnlfnrnis: I.nmx. Crimson; Rpd Onk, W h i t e and Royal nine. OFFICIALS V I C YOr.VO. lips Molnes. 1'I.VDK .M. K I N t t . NVw r l n m p l n n . L. VV. " M r X X " WHITFORI), (dar Falls Star Athletes Invited for to Rest. After Title Event OSLO, Norway, (.B--Sonja Hcnie. fatigued and nervous after winning her tenth world's figure skating championship last week, was ordered to bed Tuesday by her doctors, who said she needed several weeks of rest. Drake Wins in Fleeting Eighth Armour Tech Relays Seconds to Stay in Race C H I C A G O , i.Pt--Star athletes from more than 100 universities and colleges have been invited to compete in the eighth annual Armour Tech relays at the University ot Chicago fieldhoiise March 21. The meet has been designated as a regional tryoiit for America's Olympic track team. TOPEKA. Kans., (.Ti--Drake kept its mathematical chance to retain a share in the Missouri Valley basketball championship with Creighton by defeating Washbuvn. 38 to 36. here Tuesday night. Jack Parishn slipped in the win- Central Dutch Win Wild Scoring Game With Penn OSKALOOSA. i.-P)--Central and Penn staged a wild scoring Iowa conference basketball game here Monday night, the Dutchmen winning- 59 to 4-1 after the teams were tied at 10 all at the end of the firpr half. Art Hooghcem counted 16 points for Central. Grant Rhincr led Pena with 13 points. Mormngside to Play at State Teachers for Old Grads, Set Other Dates CEDAR FALLS. '.TV- Moraing- sideside and Iowa State Teachers college football teams will furnish the homecoming game for Tutor grads Nov. 14, it was announced Tuesday by President 0. R. Latham. It will be the second time the Maroons have participated in a Teachers college homecoming-. The Tutors won the first contest, 13 to 0, in 19S2. President Latham also announced that the Grinnell contest Oct. 3 would be Boy Scout day and the college will honor dads at the Coe game, Oct. 17. THE SCHEDULE Sept. 2"--Stair Tr:irlicrs :u Imvn -Stal*. Or!. 3--rJHnni'lI jit St:ite Traplirrs. Oct. !)--Slate Trnrlirrs at North Dnkotn. Oct. 17--Cor at sbilc Teachers. Oct. 24---State Teachers at Western State, Knlnnm7.iHi, Mich. Oct. nl--HasUell at Slate Teachers. .-Voi-. T--Slalo Trac-liccs nl S. Halt. Stale. Xnv. 11--.Mnrnlnsslilr at stair, Teachers. Nov. 20--Slalp TcHrhcrs at Omaha. Former Bluffs Pitcher to Go to Des Monies' Lineup DES MOINES. (.-Pi--Judge W. G. Bramham. who rules mi'ior league baseball, has awarded Lti'ic Bucklin. pitcher \vith Council Bluffs in the Western league last year, to the Des Moinos club. After Bucklin agreed to Des Moincs terms last year, he later signed a Davenport contrac!. E. Lee Keyser, Des Moincs president, protested to Judge Bramharn who ruled Bucklin was Demon property. Al Stoecker Beaten as Ags Tie With Iowa Ten ' M A N H A T T A N . Kans.. (.Tl--Iowa Stalo and Kansas State, both undefeated in Biff Six wrestling circles, battled to a 14 to .14 tie here! Monday night. Walter Carson, Kan- i sas State, got the only fall by toss- | ning field goal with 20 seconds to ing Al Stoecker in the 175 pound | play i class. ARMORY 3 Big Matches Friday, Feb. 28 Admission: 39c and Ic Tax This Ad and I9c plus Ic Tax Admits You! YOUNG WALT HAS PLENTY, BUT NOT JUST YET Big Train's Son Goes South With A's After Hearing His Dad's Advice. WASHINGTON, .'B--A 20 year old rookie hurler, going through his paces before one of baseball' 1 ? greatest pitchers, wound up, slung his body into the pitch and threw. "Son," said the "Big Train" as Walter Johnson, Jr., turned around. "You've got a strong arm, a good fast ball and a fair curve, but you're some years away from big league baseball." The B foot. 3 inch hoy smiled. "You're i igbt, I do need lots more experience," he said as he walked over to sit beside his father on a pile of logs. The scene was the "Big Train's" farm at nearby Germantown, Md. Walter, Jr., who travels south Friday for a trial with the Philadelphia Athletics, had gone from his Washington home to the farm here to throw a lew and talk things over. Walter, Jr., will have to work on his curve ball for. his father says, he hasn't the speed that enabled the "Big Train" to throw past batsmen all day. Beaver Lettermen to Send Teams Into Cage Contests STORM LAKE--The Bucna Vista lettcrmen's club will sponsor an independent basketball tournament for northwest Iowa teams here March 3, 4, 5 and 6. The meet will be divided into A and B divisions. Al Dallagar, Buena Vista athletic director, said the manager 'Of 20 teams have indicated they will enter the tournament. Meet Fred Benson, Trhospins out his P.A. "makin's" smokes in lYi seconds. He says. "Prince Albert rolls easier and burns slower, gives n fellow a milder smoke." Get in on this smokin* that Mr. Bccsnn is so steamed up about. Here's the line-up: Roll yourself 30 swell cigarettes from Prince Albert. If you don't find them the finest, tastiest roll-your-own cigarettes you ever smoked, return the pocket tin with the rest of the tobacco in it to us at any time within a montk from this date, and we will refund full purchase price, plus post* age. (Signed) R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winston-Salem, N. C. More men like r. A. than any other brand. Join in with the majority. Prince Albert in pipes, too, is a "~~~ smoke fit for a king! ) fjne roll- your-own cigarettes in every 2-ounce tin of Prince Albert THE E A S Y - T O - R O L L JOY S M O K E

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