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ELLSWORTH NOSES OUT TROJANS 31 TO 30 I JUNIOR COLLEGE TEAM LOSES BY CHARITY BASKET Collis Is High Point Star of Game; Lane Is Runnerup. IOWA FALLS,, Feb. 18.--Ellsworth junior college of Iowa Falls defeated the Mason City Junior college Trojans here Tuesday evening 31 to 30 in hard last minute playing. Â·Iowa Falls held a 19 to 1% lead at the half, but the Trojans crowded the five in the final half. Collis was high point man for the game with six field goals and a pair of charity shots. Lane was the high scorer for Mason City with six field goals and one free throw. The junior college Trojans are scheduled to play the Emmetsburg college.five Friday night at Emmetsburg-. MASON CITY--SO FG FT PF JLane, f 6 1 0 Snell, f .....2 0 3 D. Winnie, c 0 r l Anderson, c 1 l z McPeak, g l 3 3 J. Winnie, g 2 1 3 LOBE-GAZETTE MASON CITY, IOWA, FEBRUARY 18 1931 CENTRAL, LUTHER LEAD IN IOWA CAGE RACE TENNIS PRESIDENT Totals 12 6 9 Substitutions: Anderson for D. Winnie, D. Winnie for Anderson, Anderson for MoFealt. IOWA FALLS--SI FG FT IT Newton, f ..3 l 3 Pink, f ......2 3 2 Collis, c 6 - 2 2 Wood, g- ....,...,. .....0 1 1 Bobzetn, g M.K.I.V. ... .2 0 0 Totals .12 7 Referee: Kennedy, Clarion. SCORES HIGH IN Y. CAGE TILTS Sunday School Teams Go in Victories by Large Margins. Three lop-sided scores resulted in the trio of basketball games played in the senior division of the Y. M. C. A. 'Sunday school league tho past week. The Knights of Christ defeated the First M. E. team 21 to 4; the Church of Christ 'five downed the Grace Evangelical quln- _ tet-17 to 5 and the A. Z. A.'s beat , the.PrestJlerians-lS to 10. ', Mathiason with 5 field goals was the high scoring player of the division. Fink, Ditzler and Lohendorf played stellar ball for their teams. The Congos and the M. E. Whirlwinds added games .to their win columns by default in the intermediate division. The Central Lutherans overpowered the Baptists 19 to 8 In the sole game played in the junior division. The Jewish cagers took a forfeit game from the Trinity Lutherans. The Church of Christ five defeated the Globe-Gazette juniors 6 to 4 in the grade school division while the Congo juniors and W. C. Methodists and the Congo juniors won by default. No games are scheduled for Saturday because of the semi-pro tournament that is to be held at the Y. M. C. A. thru Friday and Saturday. Associated Press Plioto Louis J. Carruthers of Brooklyn, N. Y., was elected president of the United States Lawn Tennis association, at New York convention. tfOWLVHG HealthfuL- BOYD BOWLING CO. 20i/ 2 -21i/ z East State BAKERS BEAT OIL MEN 3 STRAIGHT IN CITY LEAGUE Free Wheelers Down Dairy Pinmen in 3; Faktor Is High Man. WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE Fireside Fuel company" vs. Atlas Special on alleys 5 and G at 7:45. i Chapln O'Neil Coal company vs. Ideal Sand and Gravel company on alleys 7 and 8 at 7:45. The Faktor Bakery five won three games straight from the Champlin Refining company and the Studebaker Free Wheelers duplicated the feat with the Hermanson Brothers Dairy in Tuesday night's bowling in the city league. Ted Faktor took all honors* with 622 for a high three-game total and 231 for a high game. He also won the theater tickets. HERMANSON,BROS. DAIRY Roberts 137 148 159 442 Hermanson ...132 157 144 433 J. Doe 145 145 Strom 108 125 231 Thaves 163 156 169 488 R.Abbott 175 187 169 531 Handicap .... 71 71 71 213 2483 Totals ..... ..823 "823 837 Team average 2483 -- 828 STtJDEBAKER FREE WHEELERS Malm ........ 187 157 155 499 Lein ......... 113 165 143 421 Lindsay ..... 178 163 155 496 H. Hanson ...143 171 128 442 Evensou . ---- 162 143 195 500 Handicap ---- 103 103 103 309 S P E C I A L We Will WASH or GREASE ANY CAR 99c ' Quaker State or Champlin. Motor Oils S R CHEVROLET CO. First and Washington, S. W. BARGAIN RATE to CHICAGO Round Totals 886 902 878 2667 Team average 2667--889 CHAMPLIN REFINING Hill 193 162 195 540 Estill ...158 152 174 484 Parker 173 128 129 430 Waldron 160 14fl 167 47G Bender 174 183 158 515 Handicap .... 34 34 34 102 Totals 892 798 857 2047 Team average 2547--849 FAKTOR BAKERY Morphew ~ 162 206 221 589 Krumbholz ...146 195 150 491 T. Faktor ....218 173 231 622 Dunton 188 157 160 505 Christiansen . .2CO 182 Â«16T 558 Handicap 33 36 36 108 Totals 959 949 965 2873 Team average 2873--958 FIGHT RESULTS - Trip Going-- Tickets will be honored on all trains February 20 and 21, and for trains of February 22, leaving not liter tban 10:00 a, m. Returning-- Ticket* wffl tÂ« Hmlwd for return to February 24th, IBS J. Tfctwt* 0oo4 In CtHXhut Only ce, Phon. 83 - AUont An. d S. Penny) ROAD By ASSOCIATED PRESS. INDIANAPOLIS--Tracy Cox, Indianapolis, knocked out Babe Keller Toledo, (1). ' T. PETERSBURG, Fia.--Battling Burt Finch, St. Petersburg, and Harold Scarney, Youngstown, Ohio, drew (10.) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--\Vll- lard Brown, Indianapolis, outpointed Phil O'Connell, Florida (10). PORTLAND, Molne.--"Gorilla" Jones, Akron, Ohio; outpointed Herman Ratzlaff, Minot, N. Dak. (10). LOS ANGELES--Billy Townsend, Vancouver, B. C., outpointed Tod Morgan, Loa Angeles, (10). ATLANTIC--Glen Allen, Atlantic, defeated Johnnie Martin, Sioux Falls, S. Dak., (10); Nach Manri- qucz, Atlantic, and Don Hampton, Mason City, drew (8); Joe Rivers, Audubon, knocked out Johnnie Fuller, Menlo, (1); Albert Manriqucz, Atlantic, knocked out John Hughes, Mason City (2); Frank Walton, Atlantic, and Ronald Collman, Mas- :ena, drew (4). UPPER IOWA MAY CAUSE UPSET IN CLOSING CLIMAX Feature Game of Week to Be State Teachers-Parsons Battle. DES MOINES, Feb. 18. f. 1 ?)--Central, and Luther colleges, favorites to lead the 14 Iowa conference teams to the finish in their 1931 basketball title race, continued theii winning ways this week as they brushed aside two formidable challengers. 9 The Dutchmen, with a string of 22 consecutive circuit victories during two seasons behind them, hung a 40 to 27 defeat on Iowa Wesleyan while Luther for the second time this year beat State Teachers, 27 to 17. . ' Play Orthodox Ball. The games, played Monday, were orthodox in that the Flying Dutchmen again demonstrated their unmatched offensive power which has enabled them to average 39.1 points in winning 10 straight loop struggles this year, and Luther displayed its unmatched defense which has held its 10 opponents to an average of 18.2 points a contest. Each of the teams has five more games to play before they run into each other for the second time this year In a March 9 battle at Pella. Luther engages the first two of its remaining opponents in meeting Buena Vista at Story Lake Friday and Western Union at LeMars Saturday. Neither appears strong enough to penetrate the stout Norse defense. Central also goes into action Friday, meeting Simpson at Indianola. The Dutchmen vanquished Simpson IS to 21 in their first conference jame of the season. While they lave followed that contest with nine other victories, Simpson has lost six more while winning but three. Luther vs. Tipper Iowa. Both,the leaders also go into action next week. On Tuesday Luther neets the Upper Iowa quintet which las won six out of seven games at Decorah. On Wednesday, Central en- ages the eight-times beaten Penn five at Oakaloosa. On Saturday, lUther entertains St. Ambrose at Decorah and Central is host to Parsons at Pella. The week preceding the important tentral-Luther game at Pella, Harch 9, the Dutchmen made a :rip into northwest Iowa similar to that booked by Luther this weekend. Central engages Western Union at LeMars March 2 and - Buena Vista at Storm Lake March 3. Luther's activities that week will )Q confined to a battle with Columbia at Decorah March 6. The feature game this week;, aside from those involving the pace- getting teams, involves State Teacru era and Parsons at Falrfield Friday. Tutors Build Defense. Each has won five of its eight james during which they have flashed almost identical offensive strength. Parsons has scored 250 points in its eight games while Teachers amassed 249. The Tutors boast the better defense with a total of 185 points scored by eight opponents against 247 tallied against the Wildcats. DRUM CORPS RING SHOW SCHEDULED ROUNDS Date Set for Thursday, Feb. 26; Battle Royal May Be Carded. Another 40 round show is to he scheduled for Mason City and North Iowa, according to JOD Kelly, matchmaker for the American Legion drum corps boxing club. The offering' is scheduled for Feb. 26 at tha armory. Matchmaker Kelly is negotiating with Johnny "Kid" Caivert, Don Hampton, Clarence Phillips, Glenn "Kid" Lehr, '^Tuffy" Anderson, Spin Nelson, Leonard Johnson and Gordon Stewart for six round bolits. Turgen Tebben, George Fritz, Mike Mickelson, Glenn Musselman, Kid Ripple and others will be used In the four round prelims. Matchmaker Kelly stated that in this show ho will try to offer a battle-royal in which five colored battlers will try for a $10 prize in merchandise to be offered by a local store. Klestcr Wins. , KIESTER, Minn., Feb. 18.--Kies- tcr'a boys' basketball team downed the Easton quintet ID to 3 here last night. Easton got 3 points, a free throw and a gift shot. SPORT SCRAPS THE features of Rodney P. Lien re- 1 cently blazed forth in'the sports section of the Minneapolis Tribune, drawn in charcoal and ink. He rated the "Strange as it Seems" cartoon by John Hix. And all because this truth may be said of him--"Prior Lien is cashier o f : the Northwest Savings Bank of Mason City, Iowa." This is the first instance in which a Mason Cityan has been selected for this particular form of distinction. Â« * * * AND STRANGE AS IT MAY SEEM THIS APPEARED ON FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH. * * * A MONG other items brot to the at- Â·Â£"Â»Â· tention of the connoisseur of tnc scrap heap is a correction offered by Millard M. Brooks, manager oC the Hayfield Red Devils. The Kanawha independent basket- ball team, according to Mr. Brooks was defeated by the Hayfield team 2-0 thru forfeit on Jan. 27. Late iri the second half, he states with Hayfield leading 21 to 20, the captain of the Kanawha team took his men from the floor and gave the game to Hayfield. It was stated in an item recently that Knnawha had won 17 out of IS games played and that Klemme was the only team to beat the Kahawha five. It would appear that Kanawha did not consider the game "played." Â» * * "THE FIGHT WITHOUT A HOME" HAS AT LAST COMB TO A NEAR SETTLEMENT. CHICAGO APPEARS AS THE HOME AND JUNE 19 THE DATE. The good die young, if they are resolutions.--Oi! City Derrick. Cue Champ to Explain Art of Billiards Ralph Greenleaf Will Show Fancy Shots at Boyd's The sport world has produced many champions, great in their time and invincible, so it seemed, at theli- particular branch, or style of game. Such names as Dempsey, Hoppe, Jones, Ruth and Cobb are written Indelibly on the record books, and they are names to conjure with, standing for all that is greatest in competitive sport. Pocket billiards is a parlor, game in comparison to the roped arena, with its lethal wallops, the diamond and its homerun clot, but it is still a major indoor sport, and one that requires the utmost in skill, muscular co-ordination, and-nerve control. To stand head and shoulders for eleven" years over all your adversaries requires something other than luck. This Is the record oÂ£ Ralph Greenleaf, holder of the world's record run of 126 balls, and this an unfinished run, at that. , Every year since 1919 he has held the title at some time or other, winning it consecutively from 1919 to 1925. In Stockton, California in 1922, he created an exhibition record of 265 balls, in an advertised and regularly refereed contest. In the Detroit tournament for the title in 1929 he finished his game in two innings, another record average of 62% balls an inning. Greenleaf will be at the Boyd billiard parlors Saturday afternoon and evening. CHARLES CITY IS VICTOR IN CLASH WITH DECORAH 5 Takes Lead in Northeast Conference With 14 to 12 Victory. CHARLES CITY, Feb. 18.-Charles City high school basketball team won from Decorah 14 to 12 in a fast game played on the Manual Arts floor Tuesday night The records of the two teams made Decorah a slight favorite. Both teams defeated Cresco and New Hampton twice, and both teams lost to. East Waterloo. Decorah, however, held the distinction of being one of the three teams to defeat Mason City this year, while Charles City lost to the Mohawks by a decisive score. Decorah held by far the best defensive record in the league ha.ving held opponents to an average of 13'/i points a game, while Charles City held the scoring leadership. That joke about the little old savings bank book being "my favorite book" Is well founded. In tho United States that literature carries 28 billion dollars inside its covers.--Minneapolis Journal. is w r o n g with the Word 'SPIT'? Asks DR. MARK L. EMERSON Health Officer/ Oakland/ California ...one of 56 health officials from 56 different points approving Cremo's crusade against spit or spit-tipping. * Every smoker, every wife whose husband smokes cigars, should read Dr. Emerson's letter. "Who are the friends of 'Spit' ?" YOU MAY WELL ASK THIS QUESTION WHEN 56 IMPORTANT HEALTH OFFICIALS HAVE WRITTEN SO STRONGLY AGAINST THE EVILS OF SPIT OR SPIT-TIPPING. 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