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rnnr MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 28 · 1937 THIRTEEN f MASON CITY TO PLAY LUTHER RESERVES OUT of the PRESSBOX : By Al Mitchell SEASON'S SCORING Shots FG FT Fletcher c-t-g ]5l 31 S3 H u f f 1-s . . . . »S J 8 7 W a l l a c e t-g - 1* 14 » Wood s 98 J 3 9 McKenzy s-c. G'.J I L 1 Gorman f-c . 53 10 4. Co ok man f - f . 5'i S fi ILejinef g-C , . 2.1 6 3 Stoeeker c . . 13 '-i 6 Major 1 :i l 2 Cooper r - - . . B 0 '1 IMacDonald f » « I) nriintr f ... ~ H « Tlannlng f ... I 0 1 .M. C. TOT. ftll) I I I *:* OPTS. TOT. ."»*·: i n '·; FTM : ID s VI 11 3 5 2 S n .'I ru. 81 ·is SEASON'S RECORD N e w l o n :M : Mohawk* 10. JInhan'ks S3; Jlu^ealinc: 111. - Clriir Lslir. IS: M o h a w k s IS. Mnhairki x'fi; A l b e r l I.ea, Mi""-, 15. Waterloo West nx: M o h a w k * 2'i. D a v e n p o r t 2o; Mohawks Hi. - Marshalltown "II: Mohawks l'r. Mnhiin-ks :il: K l d o r a 24- Jlohawks 13: Charles Cily II. Waterloo East l!l: Mohawks Ifi. Austin, Minn., 2-1: Mohawks 20. Utohau-In ::0; Forl Datlft ".3. Tlavenport :t1; Mohawks TM MtlscaUne 25: Mohawks 211. Alberl Lea. Minn., 3'1: M o h a w k s 17. WHAT A DIFFERENCE A YEAR MAKES . . . Just looking back into the record books . . . what a difference a year makes . . . and by what small differences can a good season be turned into one not so good. Mason City high school's Mohawks have played 15 basketball games and lost 10 of them this season . . . the records show as they are brought up to date, after a series of prep contests out oJ town. * * * A year ago Sunday, Mason City high had just returned from Dubuque . . . had also played 15 games . . . and had been beaten only by Davenport and Molinc, ;iu. Howard- Stoeeker led the scoring parade for the Mohawks with 137 points-. . . this season, Capt. Everett, Fletcher paces the squad with 84 ... but that total is far better than the figure he reached by this time last season, .when he was third in the Mohawk scoring with 53 points. Jack Wallace had 55 points a year ago . . . and 37 this season, Wayne Wood had 45 ... it's 35 this year. ·* * * All the Mohawks had taken 711 pops at the basket in 15 games . . . and had rung the bell 15fl times. With their free throws, those buckets added up to 360 points. Opposing outfits had taken only 60. shots, had scored' 107 --goals and totaled 274 points. This season. . . . Mason City has connected 114 times in 640 shots, and opponents have banged in 141 goals out of 572 attempts. Not much difference . . . but the Mohawks have scored only 301 points while other teams have totaled 354. S * S They say the good teams win the' close ones . . . Mason City beat -Fertile last season, 17 lo 14, Newton, '17 lo 12; Forest City, 30 to 28; Dubuque 18 to 17 on Wallace's last-second shot, halfway up the court. This year, Mason City might have won . . . but didn't . . . in a 16 to 15 game at Clear Lake; a 14 to 12 game wtih Marshalltown; a 19 to 16 contest at Waterloo East; a 24 to- 20 game at Austin, Minn. . . . a n d a 25 to 20 contest at Muscatine. You can do a little simple arithmetic and see at almost a glance that 20 points extra in the right places would have won Mason City five more games this year! And that would have made the season record read: 10 victories, 5 losses '. . . PEEKING AROUND AT LOCAL SPORTS F.OLK A postal card arrived Wednesday . . . and even though it was addressed to Max · Coffey, who used to sit in this chair at the Globe-Gazette office a few years ago, I read it. It was signed by Fred Klindt . . . now trie only way I knovf Fred Klindt is through reading old numbers of the Mason City high school annuals . . . but he was a great athlete in his day, they say . . . * S * He wrote: "The reason I happened to think of Mason City today is this. Last night I attended the American Association hockey game here . . . 5,000 people were there . . . at intermission T looked around, and lo and behold, there sat Earl Farmer, with whom I went to high school. He was on the track team . . . a f i n e runner. "Then and there we held the first annual meeting of the Mason City A l u m n i of Kansas Cily club . . . " Klinrit's address is 424 Allman building, Kansas City, Mo. Did you notice t h a t Justin "Sam" Barry, former Iowa basketball coach, said in his late Saturday Evcpost basketball article that Chuck McConnell was one of his best defense players? "He was always catlike in his movements, smooth, relaxed, but bearing down in there all the time. (Conlinoed on Next Page) DR. J.G. CRAVEN DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED TO PLATE WORK STREET S.B, MASON CIT JAYSEE CAGERS SCRAP DECORAH FIVE ON FRIDAY Luther Swamps Indie Team, Sets Scoring Record With 126 Points. PROBABLE LINEUPS MASON CITV LUTHER RESERVES SUTHERLAND . Coach .. PETERSON Jf 111 f Olson "slier F Staanum Si'" C FOT l'"l ; S r l i o l t S h e u k l r r (; Norem T I M E : K O'rlock. I'm D A Y . PI.ACK: .Mason City h i c l x school. R E F E R E E : K a r l , llajs I C r i n n c l l ) : 1'hil "Pop" T h u r l t e |1o\ra). Mason City junior college's Trojans, with n three-game winning streak behind them, rolling along at the height of their power, will lake on Luther's Reserves for the second time in the space of a week, when the Decorah cagers come here Friday night. The Trojans downed the Lutherans in a close battle at Decorah, winning 36 to 27 after, getting away to an early lead of 10 to 5 at the first period, and being turned away .with three points in the LOOK AT THIS! DECORAH, OP)--Luther college reserves set a scoring mark for all other basketball teams in the country to shoot at Wednesday n i g h t , defeating the Ossian independents 12B lo 2. Maanum, forward, scored 54 points for the Luther subs, while his team held Ossian to two free throws. Luther defeated the University ot Mexico 52 to 34 in the final game of the evening. second quarter, while Luther grabbed a 16 to 13 margin. Gale Lane began lo find the ring in the third period, and tossed shots from all angles to total 19 points and help his team to the victory in the previous contest. The Friday night game will begin at 8 o'clock, and will be preceded by a 6:45 battle between Immaculate Conception of Charles City and the Little Mohawks. The Mason City preps won from Kensett in a 23 to 22 thriller Tuesday, while the Charles City Catholics were absorbing a 28 to 8 defeat from St. Joseph's Johawks at Charles City. List Three Games BASKETBALL' STANDINGS MITCHELL "B" CONFERENCE W L 1'c Mild.cii c; i .* OrcImM I ? . f i l Carpenter .- S ·£ .fit otrantn 4 :i .r,: Little Cedar 2 4 .r Mclntire BUTLER COUNTV C O N I ' K I I K N C E ' Clarksville . . . Anlindo.i . . . . ParkerAburr. . Shell Rnck .. A l l i s o n New Hartford Greene Pel. .8317 ,81111 SliVK.V EAGLES CONI K H K X C f W G n o i l e l l c K l c n i m e I K n n a w h a .' I IVoflen 2 Lake I Pel. I.OUI) .81111 .lilili ,:tn:i .inn .QUU North Iowa teams will play a heavy conference schedule this week-end, with a host of basketball games and wrestling matches on the ticket. Headed by the appearance of Luther's Reserves here on Friday night, the local schedule ca!!s lor thro Basketball games on home coir, w, one out ot town, and a wrestling match, also on the road. The Friday night contests (unless otherwise indicated), and the conferences, are listed below: BASKETBALL JUNIOR COI.LEGi: t . n l h r r llcsftrve* at M A S O N CITV. l l a N ' k r y e c o n f e r e n c e t o u r n a m e n t nt E s l h e r v i l t r . Stair Teaelicr.s (l-'reshmcu)at M a r s h a l l town. IIIC.II SCHOOL I m m a c u l a t e Conception ( C b a r l r s C i t y ) at M A S O N CITV (Little Mohawk]} HOLY FAMILY at Kcnsr-tl. Immaculate Conception (Clinrlr.s City) at ST. J O S E P H ' S (Sunttar). T l u f f a l n Center at Clear Lake ( N I ) . Roosevelt (Cedar Rapids) at'Waterloo- Wcsf ( M V ) . rinmrly Center al Elrlnra ( I * C ) . Charles City at Crcsco (NED. franklin (Cedar Rapids) at Waterloo East ( M V ) . Storm Lake nl Fort notice (Thirrstlay). Webster CitJ" at Iowa Falls (NC). Dumont at Allison (BO. D o l l l v c r at Armstrong. Rodman at St.- Cecilia's ( A l f f n u a ) . A c k l e y at Tracr. Alexander at S h e f f i e l d . I.Ivermore at Remvick (BY). Node at Lllverne ( B V ) . ronvilh at Goldfield ( C V ) . C.arncr at Brill ( N i l . ftelmond at S h e f f i e l d . A n l i n e t o n A t Clarksville f B C ) . Clarion at K a g l e G r o v e ( N C ) . now* al Poprjoy. necorah a l West L'ninn ( X U I 1 . Kmmet.ihurc a l S p i r i t Lakr ( L a k e s ) . · FToytl at Marhlr nnrk. Or;»tat l.ahe al G o o d c l l ( K i : . C ' h a n i n a l G r n n v a . H a y f l R l i I al W i d e n (51-;), Haroptan at Han.tcU (rlrM. K a n a M h a a t K l e i n i n e ( S K ) . K l c s t c r . Slirra,, al F.mmons. .Mltin. E1m» at Lime Springs. Chapin at L a t i m n r ( T h n r i i r i a y ) , L f l l l e Cedar at Carnrnler. M i t c h e l l at Plymouth ( T R ) . Chester at Melntire. M-anly al Thompson. Forest City at Northwood ( N I ) . Osaffe at R i c t v I I I e . St. Ansfrar at Rock/ord. Fort A t k i n s o n at RidEercay, Shell Bock at New Hartford (BO. Fertile al Ventura. Oelweln at Waverly (NED. WRESTLING HIGH SCHOOL. MASON CITY at Iowa Tralnlnt ( E l - dora) (Saturday). Fort nodje at Clarion. Osane at New Hampton. F.ldora at Waterloo We»1. Tom Fan? at Kaflt G r o r f . A n n R K V C A T I O N S : N I . X r r l h Iowa: M V . MH.K.IJ.JI! V a l l e y ; l.f. l o t v a - O t l l i r : N E I . .Vorllieast In.vai f i t : . North C r n l r a l ; . TIC. r t i r l l - r C o u n t y : SE, S e v e n Eacles: Tit, T w i n R i v e r . BE-GAZET Iowa Athletic Searchers Interview Matty Bell Old Leaders Back at Top of Local Cage Standings Cleaners, Bakers Sharing First Place as Butter Club Wins Scrap. Back on Top COMMERCIAL LEAGUE . ( S E C O N D ROU.M1) W M a r s h a l l and S w i l l I D i a m o n d Bread I Corn Country I Hamilton's , n Vubsl n l u f c lUbbon (I Decker's . n WEDNESDAY RESULTS JIAR..SWIFT--31 lUECKER'S--?: Pel. l.nntt l.nni) Llillll .oou .mm .00(1 illi t Hroiuvtr f Sutcr r C o n n e l l y o Corille f Martin f H a w k s i C I l ; C a r r c l l f :l n SJSnrU I n II l|l.inclt:iim .7 I l l R h o l l E !l I j j s i o a n jr II l li;ilannii f - I ~'|Nelson f is n pi it :t (i i TOTALS M 4 |-i| TOTALS 1 Score liy »iitartrrs: M A R S H A L L A N D SWIFT I" m UKCKER'S :. 7 I'J Free t h r o w s missed: Marshall Swift o: Decker's 4. DIAM. BREAD---JK |PAUST-- IS T; ft pf| f t It pt lltunphrey f :i :t SJTracy t II II I Boyer f ,t II l l B r t i n s v o l d f I 0 (1 D a v i s f t I Ili'/.nntler f 1 II I e f 1 il c i l C h r i s l c n s e n e 2 Macfto ald rns a Isaacson 5 c ^ II "IHa L t CIIM jlliljsni I II O j K o [ » e D k y ll i :'. 2 1 l ·J 0 2 TOTALS 13 1 fl| TOTALS * 2 0 Score by q u a r t e r s ; n i A M O N U B R E A D S It 21 1!8 FAUST n 11 II! 1* Tree throws missed: Diamond Ureact 7; Tabs: I. CORN C'NTRY--"3 IHAMILTON'S--in T h u r l l t Andersnti I'aut Lee tt I il i|Woii r 3]SkUbler TOTALS I'! . - . I I ) TOTALS B I B Score by n u a r l t r a : COrtN C O U N T M V !l I'i 2:1 lif) H A M I L T O N ' S 1 I I I I in I-'ree throws missed: Corn C o u n t r y o: H a m i l t o n ' s 8. R e f e r e e : ChrLs Johnston (Coe). The teams that battled it out lor the first-half championship, along with a third candidate for the second-session honors, are starting off" at the top : ·· in the' Commercial league basketball race. Marshall and Swift, first-half winner in the split season, returned to first position Wednesday night by beating Jacob E. Decker and Sons, 54 to 22, while Diamond Bread's Bakers, beaten only by the Cleaners in the opening games oC the schedule, were also back on top in the new standings, after winning from Pabst Blue Ribbon, 28 to 18. The Blue Ribbons handed the Bakers a basketball game, grabbing a G to 3 lead and holding it well into the second period, before the .Diamond Bread squad found the rings to get out in front. Corn Country Butter went in front early in its contest with Hamilton's School of Commerce, and pushed through to a 29 to 16 victory to share first place for the opening week. "BIFF" JONES IS HER COACH Army Man Succeeds Dana X. Bible as Grid Mentor for Cornhuskers. LINCOLN, Ncbr., OT--The University ot Nebraska athletic board pulled a surprise out of its hat Thursday to announce selection of Major Lawrence McCeney "Biff" Jones as the new Cornhusker football coach succeeding Dana X. Bible, who resigned lo become head grid mentor at Texas university. Nebraska's board of regents approved the choice Wednesday night, they disclosed, close on the heels of a secret trip of athletic board members Tuesday to Kansas City, where Jones was interviewed. The salary was not disclosed. Jones flew to Washington Thursday morning lo leave the U. S. army position which forced him out as coach of the Oklahoma university Sooncrx, Big Six conference foes of Nebraska'. Board members said -Jones would f i l l Bible's shoes ns athletic director as well as head coach. The contract is for five years. A member of the a r m y foolball coaching s t a f f . 1 0 years, the colorful "Biffer" was captain and star of AVest Point football teams before graduation. When military duties transferred him to Louisiana State he took over the coaching job there for three seasons. A brush with the late Huey Long, who, Jones said, would not be permitted to help coach the team between halves, cut short his stay there and he went back to military service. LOUIS GOES TO FLOOR IN BOUT Dusky Joe Slips Down for Second, Dusts Off His Sparring Partners. POMPTON LAKES, N. J., (UP) --Joe Louis a trip to the canvas on the seat of his boxing trunks Tuesday as he wound up heavy training for his 10-round bout with Bob Pastor in Madison Square Garden Friday night. Whether Joe was knocked down by Sparring Partner Eddie Malcolm's right fist or whether he slipped when lie missed a punch at Malcolm and lost his balance was debated hotly by observers at the ring. It was his first time on the floor since the Schmeling match last June. Malcolm said he didn't know what happened because "I didn't hit him. I don't know what made him go down." Anyway, Pastor followers made much of the incident. Joe got revenge in the second round, however, beating Malcolm all over the ring. Previously he had kayoed "Irish" Tommy Glynn in one round. LOUDEST ECHO OF KNOCKDOWN FROIM BOB NEW YORK, (/P)_The training camp knockdown of Joe Louis echoed 'round the fistic world Thursday and the loudest echo came from the camp of Bob Pastor, who tangles with the Brown Bomber in Madison Square garden Friday nigiit. Without referring- to the story that Louis dropped to the canvas after Sparring Mate Eddie Malcolm threw a right hand punch at him in yesterday's training session, the bull-necked ex-collegian issued .a statement ^declaring: 1--That Louis "couldn't' dent pound of butter", if he doesn't have extra bandages on his hands. 2--That Louis "would not even be a preliminary fighter if he was the bare knuckle slate athletic corn- boxing in dnys," and 3--That the mission should "compel Louis lo live.up to the rules and regulations relative to blindages." Then Pastor took a deep breath and predicted: "I will prove conclusively I will stop Joe Louis within 10 rounds Friday night if he is not'allowed to wear extra bandages:" The Louis training camp episode was regarded variously as "one oE those things" and as a legitimate knockdown. The eyebrow-raisers pointed out that if Joe kissed the canvas from a punch it would have the same lure for the fight faithful as a spilled bottle of honey on a drove of flics. Ringside observers, all fight writers, were mixed in their opinions, while the garden expanded its gate prediction lo a possible $125,000 sell-out for the 10 round bout. FAST PROeRESS SEEN AS BOARD SEEKS MENTORS Dorais' Salary Demand Too Great, Rumors Out of . Chicago U Say. IOWA CITY, (!P)--Alhlclic Di- rcclor E. G. Schroeder conferred with Matty Bell, Southern Methodist university coach, at Dallas, Tex., Thursday, as observers expected rapid developments in the University of Iowa football coaching situalion. With the return of Director Schroedor and Prof. C. M. Updegraff, athletic board chairman, from their extensive "contact tours," the athletic board will receive its first definite information regarding the candidates available for the job within the next few days. Professor Uudegraff left Washington, D. C., Wednesday night after visiting III Tubbs of Miami university, Fla. Both Schroeder and Updegraff conferred with Gus Dorais of Detroit and. Jim Kelley of De Paul university, Chicago, in Chicago, early .this week. Hcilly Sees Slcu-urt. Meanwhile at DCS Moines, Slate Representative Eugene Reilly of Dubuque said he would talk with Waller L. Stewart, alumni member of the athletic board, before deciding on the possible introduction of a bill in the state legislature to change the athletic board setup. Reilly said Wednesday he was considering the introduction of a bill providing for an increase in a l u m n i representation from two to seven members on the board. The board suggested by Reilly would have eight university faculty members and seven alumni. "Before going any further with the idea, I will talk wilh the board's alumni member in Moines," Reilly said, "and 1 will decide what I want lo do after the conference with him. "On Itight Track." "Since Wednesday I've had calls and telegrams from alumni in all parts of the state telling me they think I'm on- the right track," University officials here said Ihey did not believe Reilly's proposal would fulfill western conference requirements of "complete faculty control of athletics," but few would comment further. The so called "preferred list" of prospective Hawkcye coaches was still, reported to include all the men interviewed by Schroeder and Updegraff. Possibility of interesting Dorais in the position was reported lo have dimmed, however, following the Chicago interview. Must Hike Salary. Reports said Dorais told the Hawkcye representatives he was receiving $10,000 a year in his present position, and that he would not consider a change unless that salary was bettered. The lowans, it was said, saw no possibility of meeting the salary demand. Buck Shaw of Santa Clara and Frank Wiclthorst o£ California, both mentioned as possibilities, have not be Iowa board. Speed! That's What Young Bob Feller Likes in Cars! But Iowa Boy Hurter Says He's Good Driver; Set for Major Season. By L. E. VAN METER, (/P)--Speed!--That's what Bob Feller likes. Cleveland's young pitching sensation has plenty of speed lo put the hop on his fast ball, and this winter he is getting his supreme thrill by sending his new automobile roaring over the highways. Seventy or eighty miles an hour. It doesn't matter to the Iowa farm youth who became the American league strikeout record-holder at 17 as long as there is smooth sailing ahead. Bob bought his car shortly aft-]*" er the close o£ the major league baseball season. He uses it principally to dash back and forth between his farm home and the Van Meter high school. One usually can tell when Bob is on his way to town. There is a sharp t u r n in the divt road about a quarter of a mile outside Van Meter's incorporated limits. When a big sedan comes tearing around Ihe corner the folks say, "Here comes Bob." But the young fellow who struck out 17 P h i l a d e l p h i a batters lo lie Ihe major league slrikcout m a r k for a single game asserts he doesn't tako any chances. MAKE AGREEMENT CHICAGO, (UP)--The Chicago Cubs announced Ihcy have obtained a w o r k i n g agreement w i t h Knows A b o u t Accidents. "I get a big kick out of driving fast, but I'm a careful driver. I know all about these auto accidents." Bob has sufficient reasons to go places in a hurry. He's a busy boy these winter days. He has a heavy scholastic schedule -- physics, government, English literature and history -that he wants to keep up so he can g r a d u a t e with his class in June. He w i l l report to ( h e !ndi- , ,, ,. - - . - hc Molme c l u b ot the old Three ans at New Orleans, Feb. 28. A JOHN SAYS "I DID" DES MOINES, (/P)--John J. McMahon, Des Moines umpire, Thursday entered Ihe argument over who discovered Bob Feller with a terse, "J did." McMahon's claim substantiated statements made by C. C. Slapnicka, Cleveland Indians' business m a n a g e r , t h a t it was McMahon who tipped off the I n d i a n s about the star rookie pitcher and not Umpire Pat Donahue al Springfield, Ohio. his school work when he leaves Van Meter. Ought lo Win 20.' Farm work is keeping the prize rookie o£ 1936 in condition. Before and alfter school he helps his father with the chores on their 360 acre farm. The Fellers feec 60 cattle and have two dozen hogs. : Ever try asks Bob. feeding 60 cattle? 1 Eye league. I private t u t o r will assist him with basketba "With al! my winter conditioning I should be in great shape next spring. Dad and I f i g u r e should win '20 games next season! Besides rli'ivinj; t h e now car his chief hobbies arc h u n t i n g a Five Star Milers Ready to Blaze in Kaysee Run Boston Event to Bring Big North Iowa Fox Dutch Grobaty, holding aloft these three fine fox, liaggccl the animals with Aaron Grciman ami Art Schutlz, 18 miles southwest of Mason City, near Thornton. (Lock Photo, Knyc- nay Cage Game Was Tough Basketball of '92 Gives Present Day Fans Big Evening. NEW YORK, (/P) -- Basketball as played in 1802, the year of its* conception at Springfield college has at least one thing on baskcL- 1337--it produced more ball of laughs. Using the I'i original rules posted on a bulletin board al Springfield college in 18S2 by the game's founder, Dr. James Naismith, the first game was reproduced at Madison Square garden Wednesday night. Ten minutes ot phiy with two nine-man teams produced only one field goal--a long shot that settled into the peach basket and refused to bounce out. Eighteen men started the scramble for the ball, tossed into the center of the floor by George Bernerl. Two men were b.inishcd for personal fouls during the game, which ended with the only goal. And then the referee had to call for n ladder to get the ball out of the basket. The players dived into the crowd for the possession of Ihe ball whenever it went out of bounds, for the rules gave it lo the man touching it first. Fortunately nobody was injured in the game, which proved lo be a mixture of rugby, hockey, soccer and basketball as it is known to day. The players wove shin and knee guards beneath their long trousers. MSiDE TO PLAY KENSETT Holy Family B a s k c I b a 1 ! Quintet Out to Gain Revenge for Loss. IIOIV FAM1LY KE.V.SETT Mcl.aiiirhlln anil Carrnll Coach nrun void nKirejrorlo or C. Z i e f f l e r F ... U o u t e l l r Lauchlln F .. Hclhamc! I l u R h e s C . . . . . Cooper Cayananjh ft Carlsor ll. Zicffler fi ... Hunt (c| T I J I K : «:30. Pi,ACE: Kctuftlt hick sr.linol r y m . R K I ' E l t E E : F.arl l,:mc, M n i n n City. Holy Family j o u r n e y s to Kensct Friday in search of a victory ovci the Kcnsett high school cagers, 3D lo 21 victors in a previous gam( plaj-cd here n few weeks ago. It w i l l be n doublcheader pro' gram w i l l ) the Norlhsidcr reserve: playing Kensclt's reserves in (In p r e l i m i n a r y game, set for 7:;tO. Kcnsett has won 8 out I I game: this season and according to tin dope sheet should repeat it; earlier win over the local quintet Patty Berg Winner in Second Contes PUNTA GORDA, Fla., (UP) -Patty Berg of Minneapolis rallied with a string of pars on the horn stretch Wednesday and defeatei Helen Detwiler of Washington, T. C., in (he second round of (h Charlotte Harbor championships 3 and 1. She adviinrcxl lo Ihe s e m i f i n a l s where she mecls Jane Cothran, Greenville, S. Car Names of Distance Run Into Entry Lists. By ERNEST B A U C E L L A Unilcil I'rcss Staff Correspondent. BOSTON, (UP)--Track experts reely predict t h a t a Boston indoor -ecord will be established Saturday night when the nation's greatest milers clash in the K. of C. mile at the Prout Memorial games. The star-studded field consists of Glenn Cunningham ot Kansas vorld's indoor and outdoor champion; Gene Venzke, former Penn star and current national indooi iing; Archie San Romani, the new Kansas sensation; Don Lash,- fn- diana's ace two-miler who'll be debut as Fenskc, Ihe naking his indoor miler; and Charlie Wisconsin whippet. First Meeting: of Aces. All of thorn have done better .han l:lt for the mile, and it will Je Hie first time these five have competed against each other indoors, Cunningham holds the indoor nile record at -1:08.4, established Yol ' lc K ' o£ C ' m ' ' la.M. There isn't the remotest pos- ibility, however, t h a t his mark OTll be approached Saturday To begin with, the Boston track is 12 laps to the mile, one more than the track on which the Kansas flyer established his world record. Additionally, it has abrupt banks and is slower than the New York track by four to five seconds. Boston's indoor mile record is .icld by Vcnzke, who did thedis- tance in 4:14.4 in the 193G B. A A games. Fans Sec Thriller. With compelition at such a razor-edge, however, it is v i r t u a l l y certain that Boston track fans will bo treated Saturday to t h e fastest indoor mile ever seen here, one lhat probably will be accor plished in 4:14 or under. For the past two years, (he lot K. of C. mile has been dominate by Cunningham, who w i l l 'try to bag the Curlcy trophy for keeps on this trip. But Cunningham may find a stumbling block in San Romani who has twice outdistanced his fclIow-ICansan in the past four months. The Emporia Teachers' college sensation turned (he Iricfc t h e first time between halves of the Princeton-Williams football game when he showed his heels to both C u n n i n g h a m and England's Jack Lovelock. He repealed the performance in the Sugar Bowl mile, beating C u n n i n g h a m to the tape lor a new southern marl; of 4:14. Lash also is considered a major threat. MACK SETS OUT TO BUILD FARM BASEBALL PLAN Athletics Have lo Get Into Line in Order to Stay m League Race. PHILADEPHIA, (/!)--The Philadelphia Athletics will "string along" with the baseball chain farm system because Connie Mad;, veteran pilot, sees no other way of competing w i t h teams like the Yankees and Cardinals. "The clay is nol f a r off when everyone of the sixteen m a j o r league clubs will be supplied ivilh farms ranging from t .|.-, ss AA leagues down to D," Mack sairt in announcing his decision lo establish chain farms. Takes Lonjr Time. So tar his only working agreement is with Williamsporl of the New York-Pennsylvania league and he said it would lake "one year, two or maybe more" lo put his new plnn into operation. "You can see why I've got to fall in line," said the veteran manager whose Athletics finished i n last place in the American league last season. He outlined .he results oilier clubs had obtained with the farm system, llctls M»Ice Money. "The Cincinnati Reds, after f i n slung in last a n d seventh place "or years, went into the minor eaguc farm system. Last year " ' ' " " " Ihe net "How can I compete with clubs like the Yankees?" he asked. "They own the Newark club outright, line) have working agreements with Kansas City and Oakland, three class AA minor leagues, not to mention their smaller farms that feed these clubs." Brooklyn Has Pair Signed for Season BROOKLYN, (IP)--The Brooklyn Dodgers announced receipt of Ihe signed contract of Outfielder Randy Moore and Pitcher Harry Kisenstat for ]337. Moore, purchased from Boston, opened last season in right field Tor the Dodgers, but broke his le;; Ihe second week ot the campaign and did not get back i n t o th- l i n e u p u n t i l late f a l l . Eisonstat, a local boy, has been m o v i n g up through the Brooklyn farm system for the past two sea- Cage Scores C I I I C K A S A W C O U N T Y MEET At .Vciv llninptcm. Re u l t s loiu'.i *1: .Vashua ( r c s e r v c M . 111. I'redcrickshiirR: 1:1: A l t a Vi.sta 2fi. H I G H SCHOOL S h e f f i e l d :iH--,.-i; M a n l y y j . l H . C i r p c n t e r -Zz; G r a f t o n ]·;, IUkr i;-i:ii S r a r v l l l e K-r,. they finished at the lop of second division and made a profit of 5105,000." Sheffield High Has Win in Two Battles SHEFFIELD -- Sheffield high school's basketball teams won a double victory from Manly heic Wednesday night,, in a pair of postponed contests, defeating the liailroiidors 38 to 29 after the local girls had won 55 to 18. Carpenter High Has Win in Cage Tussle CARPENTER--Carpenter high school's basketball team defeated Graf ton 22 to 12 in a Wednesday night game. Cresco Wins, Loses Two Court Contests CRESCO--Cresco's Panthers defeated the Harmony, Minn., Boosters in nn Independent basketball game here Monday night by n score of 3(5 to 20, and Ridgeway defeated the Panther Cubs 10 to M. Rake Takes Tenth in Row, Gets Two Tilts RAKE--The Hake high school basketball teams won another doublehearlor when the boys' and girls' loams defeated Scarvillc- there Tuesday night. The boys won their tenth consecutive victory by n score of 17 to 8 and the local girls defeated their opponents '13 to 5. Vines Holds Edge on Perry in Net Tussle CHARLOTTE, N. Car., (ff -Ellsworth Vines held a two-match advantage over I''rcd Perry in their cross country t e n n i s tour for the f i r s t t i m e Thursday. The t a i l C a l i f o r n i a i i , world champion professional, won his f o u r t h straight match Ironi the rollicking Briton here Wednesday night, 3-0, 6-1, -4, to lake o seven to five lead in the scries. Ice Hockey I n l a n d IletlK C; rnrss itrCAN LEARIJT, S y r a c u s e SUri *. DOUBLE H E A D E R AT CLEAR LAKE'S NEW HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM Friday, Jan. 29, at 7:30 P. M. INDEPENDENT BRITT HOTTENTOTS vj. MARSHALL-SWIFT of MASON CITY Set to be two of the best independent teams of North Iowa! At 8:30 P. M. CLEAR LAKE vs. BUFFALO CENTER Only Independent- teams in North Iowa Conference now. Game will decide who w i l l be in f i r s t place. Both teams 1,000% now. A D M I S S I O N : A d u l t s 25c Students 15c

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