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Mason City, Iowa
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, EIGHTEEN OUT OF THE _ , __ 9/Al MITCHELL Elmer Layden "HORSEMAN" This is a story of "I knew him when . . . " It's told by a Mason Cityan who knew Elmer Layden when both were students at Notre Dame, and both were running on the Irish track, team. * * **. Charles "Chuck" Casey is the story-teller who knew the recently-hired conch of Notre Dame's football team when Layden was a dash man and the Mason Cityan was running the hurdles. Here's what he tells . . . * * e "I knew Elmer Laydeu best through my association with him as a member of the Notre Dame track team. He was a consistent performer in the dashes when the football suits were stowed into mothballs and the thinclads had begun work. * * * 7 ' "I always admired Layilen's ' start from the marks In the dashes. Bis fast getaway and his speed over the first few yards were hip; factors in his performance of :09.8 seconds in the hundred; and that gave him many first places In university track meets of 10Z3-24 and 1925. * * * "Layden was one of two six letter men attending Notre Dame in 1925 . . . those who recall the 'Four Horsemen 1 backfleld of the Ramblers remember. Layden as the one of,the quartet who could start like a flash when the ball was snapped. * * * "It was, I imagine, because of this fast start Hint Knute Kockne said- Layden could always bo depended on for a yard or two on each of his attempts. When a hole was opened in the opposing line, even for a, fraction of a second, Lnydcn was through it before it was closed. * * * . "Layden's long runs with the ball which were almost as frequent aS his shorter ones, were always characterized by speed and flash. A fast sprinting run for 40, 50, 60 or 70 yards was Layden's special ability an I believe was a factor in Grantland Rice's naming the backs the 'Four' Horsemen.'" * * * "During workouts on the old 40 yard indoor track at Notre Dame- I Imvo heard Knute Itockno say that there wasn't . a faster man In the conn', y than Elmer Layden . . . for 40 yards. This speed and fiist- atartlng ability, I think, will be mirrored in Layden's future Notre Dame elevens, as It was in the fast and light ICockne teams of the past," DePaul Defeats Husker Basket Team, 25 to 11 CHICAGO, Dec. 23. (JP--T h e University of Nebraska's baskctbal team went down to defeat, 25 to 11 before the DePaul University quin tet last night. The Nebraskans seemed unable to penetrate close DePaul defense for effective shots and were held to two field goals while De Paul piled up 12. The DePaul attack was led bj Francis LInskey.'a guard. Hayfield Loses Two in Last Preholiday Games HAYFIELD,- Dec. 23._Thc high school boys' basketball teams closed the preholiday schedule playing at Kanawha Thursday night and were defeated in' both games. The reserves lost by. .a score,of 8 to 24 and the regulars, after leading all the way for three quarters, were nosed out in the final minutes by a score of 19-22. ADDITIONAL SPORTS ON MARKET PAGE DECEMBER 23 1233- Mohawks meet Spirit Lake here Dec. 29 in basketball. BE-GAZETTE Read Globe-Gazette for real North Iowa sports news. MOHAWKS W BETTER FORM OF EAST PREP TEAM DEFEATS LOCALS Mason Cityans Show Mor Cage Ability T.han in Opening Contest. Mason City high school's cagers lost a thriller to East high of Sioiu City 23 to 17 Friday night on th local court--but even in defeat th Mohawks looked better than the} have at any time in the early sea son period. Although the Red anc Blsck basketeers discarded the rag gedness so noticeable in last week' opener, even the improved play o "Judge" Grimsley's proteges wa not sufficient to overcome that o a sharp shooting Sioux City quintet Coach Leslie Davis 1 fast passing outfit was the smoother workini team, but the visitors had to com through with some fancy shooting before they staved off a plucky Mo hawk outfit. Eight points scored In the third quarter proved to be thi winning margin for Sioux City, a Mason City was unable to sink a counter that period. East leads at Hair. Soiux City came out for the sec ond half with a 17 to 12 lead and when the gun ended the third quarter the count was .25 to 12 Some sensational play by Co-capt Bob Burns brought the count to 17 for Mason City while the Sioux Cityans were held scoreless in the final period, but Father Time cu short the Mohawk rally. Rosenberger, an eagle-eyed forward for Coach Davis' five, led tho visitors' attack, dropping a trio oi 'iold goals and five charity shots through the hoop for a total of 11 points. Co-captain Burns, from his fuard position, broke through for 'our field goals and a free throw to ead Mason City's scoring column vhile the lanky Evers was runnemp vith six points--all scored in the econd quarter. An accurate eye at he foul line would have won for the lohawks--only 3 out of 15 attempts y the locals being good. Olson Scores First. Olson started the scoring parade, peniug the game by sinking a set- p to give Sioux City tlie lead which ; held throughout the game. Shal- anfs came in from hla guard posi- on to sink another setup for the ;sitors and the scoring portion of IE tilt appeared to be strictly a ioux City affair. "Red" Herbener inally gave the Mohawk followers omethiug to shout about as he roke in fast for a sensational short ne to score the first fcasket for Maon City. A short one by Burns and a pair of long ones by Rosenberger rought the score to 8-4 for Sioux Jlty at the quarteritiark. 'The flashy Burns came in fast to tpen the second quarter with a set- i for the Mohawks. Sioux City's ace in the deck--Rosenberger-- 'ound his basket eye, however, anc the East high star dropped in a long one from the court as well as a trio of charity shots to put East wel nto the lead. Evers, Mason City's 6 foot 6 pivot man, almost duplicated the sensational East forward's attempt aa he dropped in a swisher from the foul line, later followed up Barr"s long try and pushed it in for a counter and capped off his scoring spree with a pair of free throws. Huerth and Olson splintered the Mohawk defense for tjWo more field goals to give East high a 17 to 12 lead at the halfway mark. Mohawks Fal 1 to Score. Mason City found itself up agalnsl a veritable brick wall in the thin quarter as East took good advantage of its strong defensive tactics to hold the fighting Mohawks score less. "_he visitors were not conten with holding Mason City scoreless however, but shattered the Mohawl defense for a quarter of counters-- Rocenberger, Mlchaelson, Huerth and Olson counting for East high. Strange though it seems--the sit uation in the fina^ quarter was al most an exact prototype of the pre ceding quarter--with East being held scoreless by the Mohawks Bobby Burns led a one man rally as he came in fast to sink a pair o field goals and then stepped up to sink a charity shot as the game ended. It may be encouraging to Mohawk followers that Coach "Judge 1 Grimsley's men succeeded in giving one of the most brilliant quintets in Iowa tough battle. Against a su perior East team, Mason Citj flashed forth a vastly improved o£ fense. While numerous shots wer missed, the floorwork and co-ordina tion of the team which played sc raggedly last week was a revelation to all Mohawk cage fans. East high was to play at Spirit Lake Saturday night. MASON CITV--17 EAST--IS FO FT K Herljener, f Stoeck«r f-c 0 Tnrrer f 0 Suler / (c) 0 ivfrs c Z lurnn g (c) 4 Innr · 0 lie Ijicy x 0 F(i FT F Olson l 3 0 Ros'berxer t 3 fl 0 0 0 ·1 Townlryf norland f 0 Mlchaelson 0 Hnerlh c ·( Corcoran 2 Vim R. u c n Shnltnnls s 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totnl 7 -Score by ijci 'tASON CITV ilOUX CITV Technical fool, Shaltanls ( 1 ) . l .1-- IT g 0-- 25 Narrow Margin of 24-22 Enough for Jaysees' Victory Last Minute Penalty Awards Game to Mason City as Count Is in Tie. "Chick" Sutherland's Trojans goi off to a start that was a success but a narrow-margined success, as they defeated Emmetsburg junior college 'Friday night on the basketball floor, 24 to 22. The battle was all set to go "extra innings," but for the bad luck of Long, forward for the Emmetsburg five. Yelland, center for the Trojans, dumped in the last Mason City basket with 2 minutes and 30 seconds to go, and Mueller and Long of the Emmetsburg quintet came right back with a pair of long distance blasts to tie the count when less than 50 seconds were left to play. But Long traveled on his last attempt, and Referee Hass canceled the basket as the game ended. Trojans Slow to Start. The Trojans uncorked an ace passing attack and a fine defense in their first trip out for the season, but they couldn't seem to put the ball in the ring at the start. The game was five minutes old before Johnny Carroll, following a free throw that fizzled, tipped one in to hang up the first points. It was ulne minutes before Emmetsburg counted in the first quarter, Jordan '.aklng a free throw to get one. In the meantime, Carroll, Kopecky, and Gibbs had added five points to the two. Johnson of Emmetsburg stood at the center circle and split the net with a beautiful shot late in the period. It was the only basket for the visitors in the first half. Neighbors Scores. Neighbors, Kopecky and Struyk rolled in baskets during the second period to set the Trojan mark at ~ 1 'i, with Smith's free throw, while Jng and Jordan added free tries o the Emmetsburg total for a half icore of 16 to 5. Emmetsburg took good advan- age of the breather period at the mlf to come back and score four paskets and a charity shot in the bird period, Long and Jordan dong the counting. Kopecky and Yel- and added baskets to the Trojan otal while Neighbors took two ree tries that were good. Yclland's push shot under the ast basket was the only Trojan core of the final quarter, while ohnson manufactured six points or Emmetsburg, two tries coming under the basket and two free attempts adding Hippodrome Finish. Then came the hippodrome finish with Mueller and Long trying guc- :essfully from near the center of tho floor, the last try going for naught when the traveling penalty was called. Kopecky, Trojan forward, was the hotshot of the offense, stowing away four baskets during the evening, while Johnson, Emmetsburg guard, matches his total with three baskets and two free throws. Especially effective were Johnny Carroll, Struyk and Smith at the guard positions, both in cutting off following, attempts by the visitors and in breaking set plays through the Emmetsburg defense. Ketchen and Johnson were equally hard working for Emmetsburg, Johnson adding the constant threat of speed and ability to shoot. The lineups: 1.4.SOA- OJTV--34 EJIJ[ErSDCRQ_22 IX! FT F FO FT K Carroll, f-j 1 0 3 Uinjr, I 2 1 Neighbors, 1 1 2 2 Jordan, f 2 3 z Konccfty, f 4 (1 0 Hrndr. t u 0 1 .M'Donnld. I 0 0 1 Mueller, c 1 0 1 2 0 0 Johnson, g f j 2 1 0 1 1 Kelchnn, g 0 0 2 0 1 2 Rrownlee, K 0 0 0 - 0 1 Thompson, g o u 0 10 4 ]1 Total 8 « Ve liana, c OlDh.i, c Smlln, z Charles City Comets Win Over Waverly in Two Overtime Periods WAVERL_Y, Dec.' 23.--Charles City won 25 to 23 over Waverly Friday evening after two overtime periods in a Northeast Iowa conference game. Charles City led 12 to 7 at the half and the acore was tied at 16 to 16 at the end of the game and 19 to 19 at the end of the first overtime period. L. Paine led Charles City's scoring with 0 points and Dofabs scored 6. Zoller, Waverly forward, made 10 and Weires, center, 5. Ace Bailey Continues Progress to Recovery BOSTON Dec. 23. GT)_ Irvin (Ace) Bailey's progress toward recovery continued today. Dr. Donald Munro, Boston specialist who twice operated on the Toronto hockey player's fractured skull, last night reported him "oul of danger." HUNTING HOURS Hunting hours In town run from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset. Official sunrise and dun.set Units for S UND A YOfON'DA ¥ 7:40-7:41 n. m. 4:48-4-48 p. m. New York Managers Stay Out of Ivory Market ~ ~~" ~ -- -1933-1934 EDITIONS OF MOHAWKS, TROJANS Here are the Mohawks and Trojans of 1933-193J. Above, the Mohawks, left to right, rear row --James, Bowcn, Hert, Fletcher,, Gltz, Neighbors, Itumeliote, Hathaway, Lane, Humphrey, Coach Grimsley. Front row-Harrer, Co-captain Suter, Co- captain Burns, Burr, Evers, Stoecker, DeLticy, Snell, Farrer, Herbener. To the right, the Trojans, rear row--Davey, Prusla, Smith, Hel- mendinger, Carroll, Dahin. Front row--Struyk, Velland, Gibbs, Kopecky, MacDonald. COURT TIPS By "JUDUE" A DAY'S BASKETBALL DRILL EGULAR schedules _. n«0K of practice at Mali J sfjial son cit y fc'S* 1 school "W Kfcaw may var y a l i t t l e from day to day, but not a. g r e a t deal. Practice p e r i o d s ·vary in length from an hour and a half to two hours. Practice begins between 3:15 and 3:30 and lasts until 5 or 5:30. Maaon City follows a more or less regular routine of practice every day. The first 30 to 35 minutes are spent in shooting and individual iractice, such as under basket pivot shots and pivoting. Mass Drill Follows. Then a period for massed passing drill, combined with short shots at the basket, after that a workout in team formations, drilling on fast breaks, set plays, tipoff plays, and so on. A part of the period is used in a set practice of three men against three. In other words, three on offense try to score after working the ball through three on defense. This develops the fundamental footwork for defensive play, also the pivots and blocks for defensive play. "How Much Scrimmage." Some time is spent in scrimmage, with teams from the squad, or with the junior college Trojans. The question of "how much scrimmage?" depends on the time of the season and the individual players. After the season Is one-third gone, I think the scrimmages should be cut down to about one each week. I do not think that there is nearly as much danger of over-practice In basketball as there is in football. Sometimes the boys in football get tired of practice, and try to miss it If they can. I have never found that true in basketball. STANFORD ENDS DRILL ON GRID Cardinals Go Through Last Drills for Game in Rose Bowl. STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Cal. Dec. 23. UP)--Ready to leave for Pasadena, where they will meet the Lions of Columbia University In the New Year's day Rose Bowl game, Stanford University's football Card- nals romped through a last workout on their home field today. Tonight the 38 man squad, with joacheg and trainers, heads for the south, where on Christmas day a week of intensive drill will begin. Still in excellent physical condition, with all injuries healed by a 10 day vacation from the gridiron, the Cards yesterday left quarterly examinations behind · them and turned for a brisk two hour session of practice. Coach C. E. (Tiny) Thornhill sent his men through signal drill and blocking routine while Capt. Bill Corbua, all-America guard, booted goals from placement. Thornhill groomed Lyle Smith of Bakersfield to replace Ineligible Al Norgard at right end. Connie Mack to Go on in Diamond for Seasons to Follow PHILADELPHIA; DOC. 23. OP)-Connie Mack, grand old man of baseball, celebrated his seventy-first birthday today with his mind still on the players' dugout--not the fireside. Full of plans for next year, the man who turned a white elephant into a championship baseball machine--the Philadelphia Athletics has no thought of retiring although his allotted span of life was up a year ago. Characteristic of his frame of mind, Connie planned to take MB first all-plane flight today, a sight seeing spin over the city, accom panied by his wife and daughter. "I'll never retire," he said. "I'll continue managing as long as I feel I can help my players." Does CorcJwooci Come in Class of "Hush Money?" TIGERTON. Wis.--Members of the Split Rock baseball team recently organized a charivari party, but they have to sell two cords of wood before they can "cash in" on their efforts. Pleading lack of cash, the young bridegroom, a farmer, offered the serenaders the wood if they would go away. The offer was chivalrously accepted. LITTLE OPTIMISTIC EL PASO, Tex., Dec. 23. (/P--If the Columbia University team playa the class of football it did during November, Coach Lou Little believes It has a chance to wallop Stanford New Year's clay in the Rose Bowl game at Pasadena. Optimistic over his team's prospects, Coach Little ran hla players through a workout here yesterday afternoon. Last night the team entrained for Tucson, Ariz., where it will stay a week before proceeding to the coast. In the practice session here, the Columbia second team scrimmaged against a pick up team of Texaa college of Mines players coached on Stanford plays. The first stringers looked on for a while and then were sent in for on offensive drill at dummy scrimmage. Light scrimmage was given the regulars later. Due to the long transcontinental train trip, tlie Columbia team appeared tired and lacking in snap. The long stop at Tucson was expected to bring the team back to peak form. Ponzi, Kelly Meet for Second Honors in World Cue Match CHICAGO, Doc. 23. UP)--Andrew Ponzi and George Kelly, two of the three Philadelphlans in the event, were to meet for consolation honors and the ? 1,100 cash prize for second place in the world pocket billiards tournament. Ponzi yesterday defeated Willie Mosconi, the third Philadelphia star, In the playoff series for the runner- up spot, 125 to 57 In 13 Innings, and Kelly conquered James Caras of Wilmington, Del., the 1032 second place winner, 125 to 59 in 38 innings. Caras, however, came back in tht night match to trounce Mosconi, 125 to 51, in seven innings, the third place battle. CAGE SCORES By THE ASSOCIATED 1'HESS .New Yurk U. 44; Columbia 23. Mlclilcnn Stale Normal 30 j Hone College 31. Kentucky 42: Tiilane 29. Cincinnati 117; Hanover 25. Helult 2.-,; Kliox 32. Notre Dame «4; Bmdley Tech 27. Nebraska I I ; lie taut 35. III. 40: lVa»n. U. 3B (2 overtime prrioils). Wayne (Nelir.) Tencnerfl 17; Mlrtlaud 2U. Central 1Q; GrlnneU 43. Coin. 15; riCtsb'jrh (Kims.) Teachers 32. linier 2(i; Haaftel! Indtnn» 17. Tul«n U. 21; Colfeyvllle Jr. OlleBe 32. llenver I'lus 33; Colorado AE«!C» IB. V. of South. CAl. 30; nrlchnm Vounn 33. Idaho 40; Tula fulls AII-Slnri 2B. C. of S. Cal., L. A., 24; Santa Clixrn 47. St. Mnry'n 30; California 3.1. Wnshlnaton 43; Eltenflburc Normal 20, Oreson 30; Willamette 27. MAG SMITH AT TOP OF MATCH Scot Leads Pasadena Open With 67, Shatters Par for Qualification. PASADENA, Dec. 23. JP1--Start- ing the second 18 holes in the Pasadena open championship today, MacDonald Smith held a two stroke lead on his nearest competitors by virtue of his par shattering 67 of last Thursday. The Carnoustle Scotsman rested yesterday while the second bale of the big field tried and failed to equal his feat. Fay Coleman of Culver City, Cal., and Willard Hutchinson of Santa Barbara came closest with 69's, the same score Paul Runyan of White Plains, N. Y., made the day previously. Harry Cooper of Chicago and Olin Dutra, former national P. G. A. champion, were tied with SO's. The 7l's were such stars as Jimmy Thompson, tho I^ong Beach siege gun who apparently had found his putting touch; Leo Diegel, winner of this year's California open; Horton Smith, one of golf's finest putters; Denny Shute, British open king and Johnny Dawson, tlie Chicago amateur. Any one of this array might be able to catch Smith, as might Bobby Cruickshank, Willie Hunter, Kalph Guldahl or a few others who had 72's when the 38 hole finals starts tomorrow for the ?1,OQO first prize money. Sheffield A. C. Teams Win Double Cage Game SHEFFIELD, Dec. 23.--The Sheffield A. C. boys and girls defeated Alexander A. C.'s In a doubleheader basketball game here Thursday evening. The Sheffield girls won from Alexander by a score of 17-8. The boys' game was more one- sided, Sheffield winning by a 58 to 10 score. For the locals, Eckhardt led the scoring with 16 points. Storck and Thomas scored ]5 and 13 points respectively. Culver, Rube and Schacfer played a good game pn the defense. For Alexander, McCal- lums played best. Camera Arrives Home After Hurried Journey GENOA, Italy, Dec. 23. LTI-- Prlmo Camera, Italy's man mountain pride of the boxing ring, arrived from New York today. He made a hurry up journey there to testify in a legal suit. Camera proceeded directly from Genoa to Scquals to spend Christmas with his family. BETSY ROSS IN ALLEY VICTORY Tyler-Ryan Wins Two Out of Three in League Games Thursday. WEEK'S SCHEDULE MONDAY Sludebnker sir vs. A. Jr. Sclianke an* comimny, nlleji I nnd 2. Lyons Cleaners vs. Globc-Onzette, alleys 3 nnd 4, TUESDAY ninmer's Golden iloiv vs. Gallagher's Fiintlacs, alleys l nnd 2. Joe Daniel* Qnoilyrnrs vs. Pnbst Blue luuuon, alleys 2 nnd 4, WEDNESDAY Millet-* m»h Life v». Illrum-OIson company, alleys 1 nnd 2. Tjlnr-nyan FitrnUure company vs. Bucl- welscr, alleys n ami 4. THURSDAY Schmidt's City tlub vs. Henkerh Kejvdy .lll.v, alleys 1 nmt 2. Hugh Dnvey- nnd Son vs. Qrccn Mill Cnfe, alleys 3 nnd 4. FRIDAY WnRncr Coal company vs. Stoddard Stone rrttduetfl, alleys 1 and 2. Nortticni Oilers vs. lielsy lloss Bread alleys 3 nnd 4. * Betsy Ross and Tyler-Ryan each won two of their three games Friday night in the City league bowling contests, the league-leading Henkel and the Globe-Gazette taking the defeats. Betsy Ross is one of three clubs which has beaten the Ready-Mix team so far this season, the others being- Joe Daniels' Gooclyears and the Wagner Coals. Rudy Bey, anchorman of the Ready-Mix bowlers, took all individual honors with 224 for high single and GOI for three games. Miller's High Life took the week's high scoring prize with 2,So4, rolled Monday night. TVI.EH-RYAN Kim.VlTrjni: Players-- 1st 2ml 3rd Total 4.v T. .Inlmsoti ... 1« 131 17R 4H9 1*. I'CtPrsori ... isn :35 1HO 465 I., rnjrxhu .. IBS 201 130 B29 17/1 W. Ty]rr IfiO 1.1H Isa 470 tnji O. Knilfman .. 172 ln.1 inn 623 171 Aeliinl Finn , s.lfl 701 llnndlrap ... Ro 80 8.13 24«2 80 240 Total Pins .. !11D H J 1 9 I S 2102 CiLOBE-GAfcETTK Vlaycrs-- 1st 2rtrt aril Tolal L. C'nrle U'rn. MeCaulfy 14H U. Fmvell 1!H T. Cnnolnn ... IB! n. Jimniii i n n ttr, 171. i n s its 171 1 4 1 191) 1KB Actual Tins . 821 fllo Handicap . . . 45 43 -tl',1 nosi 1:1,1 Total flits . . 8SB R«4 SIS 2852 HKNKEI.'S BKADV MIX . C. n. Sn-n(ftrd 201 I.. U'llrnr .... 17K T. Krumholz . 188 J. Strom . . . . . . 137 R. Bey 224 Actual TJn* . 931 HnndJcaj, . . . 2.T 2nd 1R1 1M 187 17!) 21.", 8!lrl 2.1 321 m 43 88C GIANTS PLAN FOR FEW CHANGES IN CHAMPION RANKS Bolster Reserves as Yanks Plan Rebuilding for Inner Section. By HERBERT W. BARJtCEli. NEW YORK, Dec. 23. (/T)--In a laseball off season marked by an unprecedented turnover in players, metropolitan New York's three major league representatives have remained conspicuously aloof from the ivory markets, unable or unwilling to buy or sell. For Bill Terry's New York Giants there is an adequate excuse. Custom, as well HS common sense, says there's small need for extensive alterations in a world championship club, espe- sially when it's as young an outfit as that which swept through the National league last summer and then beat the Washington Senators in the world series. Neither the New York Yankees nor the Brooklyn Dodgers, however, have any such reason for standing pat. Both Joe McCarthy of the Yankees and Max Carey of the Dodgers are eager to bolster the weak spots which developed during the 1933 campaign but neither has been able to swing a single player deal since the close of the season GIANTS BOLSTER HESEUVES. The Giants have bolstered their infield reserves by the trade which sent Glenn Spencer, right handed pitcher, to Cincinnati for the veteran George Grantham. In his 12 years with the Chicago Cubs, Pitts- tmrgh Pirates and the Reds, Grantham has played first, second and third base. Pittsburgh even used Mm in the outfield in a few games in 1929. From the minors the Giants have recalled or purchased a dozen or so players including Fresco Thompson, former big league second baseman. Hank Leiber, hard hitting outfielder, also will be back for another trial. iTANKS WILL REBUILD, McCarthy's chief concern when the Yankees settle into training will be the rebuilding of his infield and it looks now as i£ "Marse Joe" will have to find his replacements from among the farm, hands he recalled from Newark of the international league. Although Yankee officials have denied that unconditional releases were handed to Herb Pennock and Joe Scwell during the Chicago meetings, there seems no doubt that both will go. Lyn Lary and Doc Farrell, infielders, also are reported on the block. "Hungry Lou" Gehng, of course will be back at his first base post but otherwise the Yankee inncr works are unsettled. If Don Heffner, purchased from Baltimore, can make the grade at second base, Tony Lozzeri may be Shifted to third. Either Frank CrosettI or Bob Rolfe, recalled from Newark, probably will get the call at shortstop. Rolfe has been pronounced ready for the big leagues, a clever fielder and a hard, timely hitter. DODGERS ON BLOCK. Except for Van Mungo and El Lopez, virtually every other member of the Brooklyn. Dodger cast hag been declared trading material but there have been few offers and no takers. Carey haa snared a few young pitchers of whom Leslie Munng of St. Paul looks like the best bet, and a few infielders and outfielders from the minors but barring future deals, the Dodgers probably will line up much as they did last season. Mungo, Ray Benge, Elmer Beck and Owen Carroll probably will be the "Big Four" or the pitching staff unless Munns or Charley Perkins, clever southpaw, can break through to win a starting berth. Tolnl Players-K. Shannon . Cl. KrntovM 1'Lni . !).M fllD IIETSV HO-SS ' ' 2nit 2IFI 145 1»7 IB', 171 173 1 7 1 ti. nrnlttvll . . 171 V. Morphcw .. 17H .T. Humphrey . I.VI .T M«--.. l o t .'. 183 J. Kerry A e t n i t l Hill . 8IM Hnnillrnp . . . 41 To In I it4 nor* 191 318 148 481 Ifi2 G D I 868 201)5 -'3 69 ROI i7l!4 1)21 ,-ira" Tolnl 181 R7Q I I S 4M If.l 40(1 IHft 032 100 flo2 SG8 47 2«1H 873 Tolnl Tins .. 007 023 fllo 1 2747 916 Benefit Games to Be Played at Manly High MANLY, Dec. 23.--There will be two basketball games at the school gym Dec. 27 for the benefit of the milk fund, which is sponsored by the American Legion auxiliary. The first game will be between the sixth and seventh grades of the school. The main game will be between the Manly alumni team and the Plymouth Independents. Lawler Loses Game; to Play Illinois Cage Team LA.WLER, Dec. 23.--The Lawler high school cage team was defeated here Thursday evening- by Fredericksburg high school team by a score of 23 to 14. At half time the score was tied u 10 all and at the third quarter at 13 all. On Dec. 28 the local squad will play Lacon, III., a team coached by Leo Curtln, former Lawler coach. Grafton Girls Tie as Boys' Quint Is Winner GRAFTON, Dec. 23.--The Grafton Girls' basketball team played Little Cedar girls Thursday evening. The game ended In a tie li-lJ. L. Emerson, Little Cedar, made nine points and Ueker, Grafton, seven points. In the boys' game Grafton defeated St. Ansgar 25 to 13. Baumann of Grafton made 17 points and Janzow of St. Ansgar 4. Hack- hart, Grafton, played good basketball. Nyeforcl of Plymouth refereed

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