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' 1O Aug. V, . 1952 M»i«n City Glube-Gaietic, Mnion City, U. Writers Give Up on Giants Enthusiasm Sags; Lucky to Get 2nd By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK WV-The Giants' own ·writers gave up on them a few days ago, and so it may be re corded that the remarkable baseball saga which began a year ago has come to an end. The men who travel with Leo Durocher's athletes nay they sud dcnly scorned to r e a 11 x e that lightning w n s not going to strike them for the second time, a n d t h a t the spnrk which hnd sustained them through n season of adversity flickered a n tl went out. TJtc defending champions, they ngree, \vlll bo fortunate to beat out the hungry St. Louis Cardinals for second money. For n ball club which soured to tho dizzy d r n m n l i c heights Ihc Giants 'did last September in overtaking t h o , Dodgers- and clawing their way Into the World Scries, Ihcro cnn bo little incentive to finish second, The conviction is strong Unit they would have won it again if their lino-up had romnincd intact and Snl Mnglio had not sprung an nche in his back. As for Leo Durochor, who has bcon getting butted around pretty, good of Into, just keeping his club 1 in the-race as long as ho did called,for ability of a high order. lio'hns had his problems since April 3,when,Monte Irvln, his big runs-b«tted-in mnn, broko nil ankle in an exhibition gaine. After that it was Wlllio Mays lenving for the Army. Then Larry Janscn losing hla effectiveness and Mnglio hurting his back and Bobby Thomson mysteriously losing his fielding touch at third base. The recent return of Irvln to the lineup hns supplied some inkling of what might have been. Monte started right in to whale the ball us he did last year; but he found that his enthusiasm was lost on a set of teammates who no longer believed in themselves. DUROCHER Bucks Take AAU Swimming Crown; Konno Gets Sweep NEWARK, N.J, MV-Thc Ohio Stale Buckeyes aro In possession Friday of Ihcir first men's senior National AAU outdoor swimming team championship since 1047, and they cnn thnnk their young Hawaiian Islanders for il. Ohio Stale swimmers look six Individual titles and a medley relay crown in Ihc three-day meet which ended Thursday. Ford Konno fashioned a triple sweep of the rjuarlcr, half and one- mite free-style crowns. Konno's defense ot his half mile championship came during the final session and he won it after a rousing battle with Yale's Austral- Ian Olympian, John Marshall. The Buckeye sophomore won by a foot. Another Hawaiian, Dick Cleveland, successfully defended his 110- yard free-style sprint c r o w n . . The 330-ynrd..'. Individual medley record was broken by Michigan's Humpy Joiies, a 19-yonr-o!d sophomore from Detroit. Jones shaved three-tenths of n second off the two-year-old mark, lowering it to 3:54,8. WRESTLER VS. BOXER TRENTON, N.J. (JM-State Ath letic Commissioner Abe J. Greene has sanctioned a mixed match between Omcllo Agramonle, Cuban heavyweight boxer, and Wrestler M a r v i n Mercer of Reading, Pa. They will meet Thursday.'-'night, Supt. 11, at Roosevelt Stadium In Jersey City. Frank S e co r y, new National League umpiro; came to the senior circuit from the Texas League where he spent tho past Ihrce seasons. unit, Including All-America TacMc Bill Poarman and Guard Ted Daff a r / a J950 All-America. Neyland says matter-of-factly; "We'll have a team that will fight its heart out, but will be defeated by teams with more experience." Pat Shires, a talented triple- hreat tailback from Hinton, W. Va., is the key player in;Ncy!ahd's single wing attack. Rounding out he backfield will be Blocking Back Hal Hubbard of Lynchburg, Va.; Wingback Ed Morgan of Hcnder- sonvillc, N,C.; and Fullback Anyd Kozar of St. Michael, Pa. They were front-line reserves last year. BOB NEYLAND --All Hit B*ckt Gone Champ Tennessee Grid Team to Be Weak Offensively By OSCAR THOMPSON KNOXVILLE, Tenn. W-Tcnncs see's 1052 football team, says Gen. Bob Noyland, will bo weaker of fonsively and perhaps stronger de fcnsivoly than the 1051 crew which bowled'ovcr 10 opponents and won the mythical national championship. Ncyland believes Tennessee followers should get ready to take more of the same medicine Maryland crammed down the Volun tcers' throats last Jan. !. Maryland, rated third last fall n The Associated Press Poll crushed Tennessee 28-13 in the New Orleans Sugar Bow! classic Despite- Ihc loss of two All-America defensive linesmen, Ncyland's chief chore will be building an attack to replace Ihe one led by All-America tailback Hank Lauri- celln. The entire backfield combination that clicked for 373 points In 10 games n year ago Is gone. So arc three regular offensive linesmen and five members of the defensive Field Completed for Junior Legion National Tourney DENVER W--Boy teams from Austin, Tex., Cincinnati and San D i e g o , Calif., Thursday night fought their way into tho American Legion's Junior World Series of baseball opening in Denver Monday. Those three'club join with Mil ford, Mass., in making up the four national finalistST-the best of more than 10,000 teams. The competition is for boys who were not yet'17 last J a n . 1, who played Junior Legion baseball thi season. Monday nighl's opening round matches Austin against Cincinnati, and San Diego against Milford. The Auslin learn, beaten previously by Memphis, turned the tables at Charleston, S. C., ant swept a doubleheadcr from the Tennessee club 4-2 and 8-2 to win the Southeastern Sectional tille. San Diego defeated Denver 5-4 In 11 innings for the Western Sectional title at Hastings, Neb. Cincinnati defeated Cape Girardeau, Mo., 4-3 for Ihe midwcslern title in Bloomington, 111., after winning the first game, 9-8. Milford won the Eastern title lost week. The receipt of an autographcc baseball from Pie Traynor has completed the group of 23 auto graphed baseballs by the living, members in the Hall of Fame mu scum at Coopcrstown, N. Y. Charles City Labor Day Celebration 2 BIG DAYS OF STOCK CAR RACING Out field Tips in Play Given by Woodling By MILTON RICHMAN NEW YOUK (UP) -- Outfielcling, explains Gene Woodling of- the Yankees, is like dodging automobiles. . ; . . . , . · : · . . · · - . "U you don't get that good ump," he says, "you're licked." The best possible way an out- ielder can get. a jump on a batted ball is to watch the hitter, not he pitcher, according to Woodling. Watch the Hitter "A lot of young outfielders make he mistake of watching their pitcher all the time," he says. "I'd advise them to focus their attention on the hitter or else .hey'll be in for trouble. · "Like an infielder, an outfielder las _to figure out plays in advance particularly when there are men on base. One of the worst crimes ah outfielder can commit is throwing to the wrong base." When it comes to fielding ground sails, Woodling explains it is besl .o play it safe when the bases are empty. Have to Gamble "Get down on one knee so the ball doesn't get through you," he says, "but only when there's no one on base. When there arc run ners on base, you have no choice You have to gamble, especially i: there are runners in scoring po sillon. In cases like that, you come in on the ball like an infield er and get your throw away as soon as possible." In making throws to the plate. Woodling says, "You must hit the relay man if the ball is fieldec deep in the outfield. You can waste a strong arm by trying to make too long a throw.' 1 On fly balls that either one o Lwo outfielders can catch, the Yankees use the "call-and-answcr system. ' Yankee System "The fielder who feels- he .can make the catch yells, 'I got it!' ' Woodling explained. "He then lis tens for the fielder next to him to answer, 'Go ahead!" If h doesn't get that answer, he i stumbling around in the dark." On line drives hit near the fence Woodling says he tries to get ti the fence as soon as possible am then work his way away from i so that he knows how much room he has. Here is another tip: "Always check how the wine is-blowing .by looking at the flag, atop the ball park," the; Yankei outfielder cautions. The original North Iowa Southern Minnesota Stock Car Racing Incorporated. Gl DISCHARGED CHARLES CITY -- Edwin G Waid, 25, has received his honor able discharge from the \ Unitec States j Army at, : ; Camp McCoy Wis. Waid, who ;served 15 month in Germany, is = now making his home with his parents, Mr. anc Mrs. Sam Waid, 1109 Waller Street, Charles City. Half Size 6 FAST HEATS *$ 20 TO 30 CARS LOCAL DRIVERS SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS . ; · . , ' ' , '· ' · . Don't Miss These: · GREASED PIG RACE · DUCK RACE · HAMBURGER and PIE RACE Monday at 3:00 P. M. Many Other Special Attractions Sunday, Aug. 31 7:3O p.m. 2 Races Monday, Sept. 1st Time Trials at 1:30 and 7:30 P. M. THE JACK HARVEY RACE TRACK 2725 SIZES' ; Z4'/ 2 THE FASTEST TRACK IN IOWA Charles City, Iowa 1 Mile North On Main Street It's such satisfaction to loo your best! This hard-to-find hal size suit-dress (belted jacket wit action back e a s e , skirt is fou gores) can be made up to look lik a completely new fashion eac time you try it! No. 2725 is cut in half-sizes only 14'/4, 16W, IS'/i, 20M:, ZZVi and 24Vi Size 16V3, three-quarter sleeves 4V yards 39-inch. Send 25c for pattern with n?.me address, style number and size Address Pattern Bureau, Globe Gazette, Box 42, Old Chelsea Sta lion, New York 11, N.Y. Patterns ready to fill orders im mediately. For special'handling o order via first class mail includ an extra 5 cents per pattern. The Fall-Winter Fashion Book just put and beautifully illustrate in color! Presenting fall fashion at their smartest.; Over 100 prac tical, easy-to-make pattern designs for every age and type of figure Be an early bird, order your cop now. Price just 25 cents. QUALIFIES -- Naval Aviation Cadet Donald L. Newell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald C. Newell, 318 Kentucky S. E., has completed his aircraft carrier qualification test. Newell has reported to Corpus Christi, Tex., for .a 4- month training course with combat-type aircraft. He is to receive his Navy wings at Corpus Christi upon completion of his training there. Duea, Henkel Have Winning Hogs at Fair Durocs raised on the Duea and -Icnkel farm near Thornlon made an excellent showing against for midable competition in the swine show at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. The Duea and Henkel farm owned by Carl Henkel of Mason ity and operated by Joe Duea was awarded the grand prize pre mief sire banner. The farm also was awarded Ih'i senior champion sow and Ihe re serve grand champion sow and go jolh the first and third places in the junior spring gilt class. Duea and Henkel also got thin place in the fall boar, fourth in th junior spring boar and first in tbj senior yearling sow class. Don Dougherty Visits Haunts of Childhood After quite a few years away, Dan B, Dougherty of Tooele, Utah, s back in his old Cerro Gordo County haunts this week. For several days he has been a iest in the old Dougherty home n the village which got its name r o m his grandfather, Daniel )ougherty. Thursday afternoon he was In Mason City, where he was born in 883. His parents were, Mr, anc Mrs. Patrick Dougherty. They lived near the site of the present St Joseph's Church. One of the scenes which stirred nostalgic memories in Mr. Dougherty was the North Iowa Fairgrounds where some 40 years ago he was he manager of a semi-professional baseball team for a summer. Friend of Stagg This was at the conclusion o! .wo years as head football, basket ball and baseball coach at Grin nell College. Previously he had at,ended Washington and Jefferson Jniversity and the University ol Chicago. At the latter institution, Mr Dougherty was associated with the r amous Coach Alonzo Stagg. They cep their friendship alive even to .his day by occasional letters. For a number of years, after his years as coach at Parkersburg, W Va., Grinnell and the Chicago school which later became Loyola Mr. Dougherty was in the produce business in Pittsburgh. While in the Pennsylvania city lie sated his appetite for athletics by officiating at hundreds of col lege and university athletic · con tests. Just before leaving his Utah home, he received from the East ern Intercollegiate Athletic Asso elation a lifetime pass to the games }£ all members, in token of hi» ervices a s ' a n official. s v v Movedjto .LMah'?j ;,'1-,5'', Some 20 years' ago, prompted by he need for a dry climate, Mr. Dougherty moved to Provo, Utah, and entered a government service which enabled him to utilize his ega! training. In recent years he has lived in the neighboring city of Tooele. Last fall a commentary by the Globe-Gazette editor on Utah's .win scenic wonders, Zion and 3ryce National parks, -was reproduced in part by the Salt Lake City Tribune. This led to .some correspondence between Mr. Dougherty and Mr, Hall--and 'a most pleasant visit from the Utah man in the lobe-Gazette office Thursday : a.ft- ernoon. Mr. Dougherty will spend a. few days fishing in Minnesota' before returning to Utah. He, is looking forward to retirement within · the next few months and it's well within the possibilities that, he will spend his sunset years in the community ^vhich cradled him. Two of Mr. Dougherty's sisters have achieved considerable fame in the journalistic world. One of them, Patricia, wrote under the name of "Princess Pat" for the Hearst newspapers and another, Mary, does a personal column for the Chicago Sun-Times. It's called "Mary-Go-Round." Parish Worker Takes Position EAGLE GROVE -- Miss Helen Dahlberg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Dahlberg, Eagle Grove, will go to Rapid City, S. D. Sept. 7 to accept her new position as parish worker and organist in the Trinity Lutheran Church. She was graduated from St. Olaf College at Northfield, Minn., this spring and recently returned front a trip to 'Europe. She was with a group of 33 young people from St. Olaf College. Kathryn A. Sutton Services Held at Mason City Chapel Funeral services for Kathryn A sutton, 4 months old daughter o Mr. and Mrs. Richard R. Sutton 710 N. Federal, were held Thursday afternoon at the Patterson- James Chapel, with the Rev. Roger Russell, associate pastor of the First Methodist Church, officiating. The child died suddenly Monday at Decatur, 111. Harry Ross sang two selections, accompanied by Mrs. Earl Ehlers at the organ. Mrs. Merle and Mrs. Robert Bartusek were in charge of flowers. Attending the services from out of the city were Mr. and Mrs. L. Sutton, J. A. Sutton, Miss Eliza E. Sutton, Ben Sutton and Mrs. Harold Ramsdell, all oE Plymouth; Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Sutton and daugh- ,er, Janet, Osage. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gasaway, Vorthwood; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Schultz, Britt; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Attebery, "Ccrro Gordo, 111.; Mr. and Mrs. Lester White, Farmer City, 111.; and Mrs. Emery Overson, Clear Lake. Pallbearers were Steve Stahl, Don Barlusek, Leo Golien and Don Bolgren. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery. The Patterson- James Funeral Home was in charge. 160 ACRE FARM AT A U C T I O N THURSDAY, SEPT. 4th 2:00 O'CLOCK P. M, 160 acre* farm land, known as the Schmertman Farm, | 0 cat«d 5 miles north.of Kanawha, Iowa; SV? miles south of Britt, Iowa, on Highway No. Ill; 9 miles west of Klemme, Iowa. Located in Hancock County, Iowa, Township 5, Range 25, Southeast Quarter of Section 28. To be sold on premises. IMPROVEMENTS consisting of: 5-room house consisting of living room, 3 bedrooms, and kitchen with built-in cupboards; 2 enclosed porches; full cement basement; hot and cold water and shower bath. Barn with stanchions and adjoining pens; double corn crib; combination granary and corn crib; machine shed; milk house; poultry house with hydrant; hog house with feeding floor and water hydrant. New pressure water system. All buildings equipped with high line electricity. . , , Open for inspection at any time, with exception of dwelling, by appointment. Complete inspection can be had Monday, September 1st, in afternoon; also Sept. 2nd and 3rd in afternoon, and on day of sale. I This farm is well located on paved road and is in a high state of cultivation; 30 acres of new clover seeding. TERMS: 25% cash in hand on day of sale, balance en March 1, 1953, coincident with delivery of deed. Possession and abstract showing merchantable title. Possession given on March 1, 1953. ANNA SCHMERTMAN, CLARA ZUMDAHL, JENNIE KOTTMAN, LETTIE DE BUHR, Owners Al Van Loh, Freeport, Illinois, Auctioneer American Association Picks Don Bollweg as Most Valuable LOUISVILLE (UP)--Don Bollweg, Kansas City first baseman, was chosen the most valuable player in the American Association Friday by the league's baseball writers from eight cities. The 30-year-old first sacker, who started in the St. Louis Cardinal farm chain 10 years ago, received votes from four of the cities in the Association. A consensus of baseball writers in each city counted as one vote in the balloting. Bollweg spent spring training with the New York Yankees, but the American League pace-setters sent him to their Triple-A Kansas City club when it appeared they had a wealth o£ first basemen. At latest compilation, Bollweg was batting .343 and the left-handed slugger had 12 home runs, 14 triples and was one of the club's leaders in runs-batted-5n. Before 1950, he had never batted .300 in his life. Following a .313 mark at Rochester in 1950, the Cards brought him up for a few games but soon sold him to Kansas City. RETURN FROM TRIP GRAFTON--Mr. and Mrs. Ira Smith and sons enjoyed a 3,440- mile trip through the Black Hills and the Yellowstone National Park. They visited in the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rasmussen at Chinook, Mont. The Ed Marlow family, Nels, Melvin and Hans and Theodore Rasmusson families at Worthington, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Smith at Fairmont, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. 'Joe Gerard and Mr. and Mrs. Dan McNabb at Albert Lea, Minn, MASON CITY AUCTION Co. Night SALE MONDAY NIGHT, SEPT. 1st SALE STARTS 7:30 SHARP Many consignors and many buyers plus good service makes a good active auction. We had a good sale last Monday night. Butcher cows, and fat cows were from 20.30 to 21.40. Medium cows ranged from 18.00 to 19.80. Canners and cutters ranged from 15.75 to 17.80. Stock cattle are showing more strength than in the past few weeks with good stockers from 23.00 to 28.10. Medium kinds ranged from 19.50 to 23.00. The weighty kinds of bulls brought up to 24.15 with the medium kind bringing 22.10 to 23.80. Good Holstein springer cows were up to 327.50 per head. Holstein heifers ranged from 245.00 to 310.000. Guernsey spring- ers from 190.00 to 230.00 and Shorthorns from 175.00 to 225.00. Choice calves brought 32.75 and the good ones from 27.00 to 31.00. Medium to culls ranged from 18.50 to 24.50 and all calves by the head ranged from 32.00 to 54.00. 1 Feeding lambs brought 23.50 to 25.30 .with the medium kinds ranging from 18.50 to 21.00. Ewes set a new high at 23.00 per head. Medium kinds ranged from 15.50 to 18.50. Cull ewes brought 5.50 to 7.50 per Ib. MARKET HOGS ONLY--Boars 12.20 to 12.70 for all weights. Sows brought 14.80 to 18.40. SPECIAL' CONSIGNMENT One outstanding Whiteface Bull, 2 yrs. old. 1 International truck with 14 ft. grain and stock combination box. Plus Our Usual Heavy Run of All Classes of.Livestock You'll Enjoy Spending the Evening With Us! FOR BEST LIVESTOCK RETURNS TO YOU . . . Make Mason City Your Auction in Nineteen Fifty-Two . H. WOOD T. RUMELIOTE "OWNERS" Prior* UFJ, Clear Lake Phone 5054-R, Mason City "We'll Do Our Level Best to Pleas* You" -- BARN PHONE 375* -Gerald Wohler, Shorty Huntington A Virgil Munsetl, Auctioneer* 1

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