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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 27, 1934
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BASEBALL - - w i a · · Des Moines Western league club will oppose Mason City semipro team in opening games of schedule, carded for April 28. 29. 1 a. i TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 1934 BASEBALL Mason City high school baseball schedule will open April 6 at local diamond. Sheffield will be jirst of opposing teams. Out of the PRESSBOX By AL MITCHELL-----Frigid-Air Although it's hardly weather for so much as thinking about track, a squad of some 20 candidates reported to Coach Grimsley at Mason City high school Monday, as the Judge Issued the first call for the thin- clads. * * « With a cessation In the cool , weather promised for sometime In the near future, the cinder ·-paths will again be scenes of , ; · action as the candidates for , · track positions move to Roosevelt field for their workouts. s( · Many-other activities, class basketball, spring such as football, TO \ Wsc 'ft il ·which has been blocked because of 'the weather, also, and baseball drills, are holding down the numbers of the track squad. * * * Giving Credit The announcer at the Y. M. C. A. wrestling meet In Waterlog called out the winners' places last Saturday night, as the meet closed, including "Leewright of Crcsco, 105 pounds, mj second . . ." and so It came to tea the new spaper correspondents. .:· · .. * , * T · He really meant Walt Leewright Ian 6f Mason City, and the little Mo- entj hawk grappler was thereby the Tw. loser of some credit rightfully his ·j-JJ nt, given . . . ; Back Again Greeting Eddie Kickcy, new _ football coach at Creighton university, will be a North lowan, Joe Sheppard of Algona, as the Bluejay gridders take to the _ field next fall. Sheppard was a . letterman at end two years ago, and has returned to school. * * * · : The North lowan -will find plenty of competition for the flank jobs . . Captain-elect Hackett; O'Leary, all- conference end; Bob Lannon, freshman captain of 1933, and Ed Brick of Omaha are all to be bidders for the two positions. · '., t t t , ·*· Another fellow who is making * a second bid for a varsity job, at another school, and in an- ·j^ other sport, is Bert Aldrich of j» Ruthven, a likely candidate for P "-'-d base on the Cyclone ball i at Iowa State college. - · '* * ·*'· '· " · ' · ' · · : · · Aldrich almost had the position -cinched last season, when he broke his leg. He's going to have more North Iowa company without much doubt. Pitchers who are showing up well in spring drills, conducted twice a. day through the between-quarter vacation, are Arthur Kuecker of Fenton and Ed Hansen of Goldfield. * * * Split Picking There are some real split pickers in the local bowling league, says Secretary Hans G. Pusch. Last week T. R. Krumbholz of the Henkel Ready-Mix team picked up four splits in an (Turn to Market Page) FULL BASEBALL SQUAD AT PRACTICES FACT-- that we sell the nation's largest selling and most p o p u l a r brands of Cigars is one of the many reo- sons why you will most thoroughly enjoy coming here lor your Cigars. Stop here tomorrow for your favorite Smokes. Hickey Bros* Cigar Stores IN THE HOTEL HANFORD Mason City, Iowa CAGERS MAY ADD SPEED TO STAFF OF H. S, HURLERS 28 Freshmen Report Monda; as First Call Is Made; Will Practice Soon. While inclement weather kep them from outdoor practice during the last few days, Mason City hig: school's Mohawks joined the gym nasium crew to keep on wit spring' baseball drills. Two new candidates, transferrinj their allegiance from basketbai: now that the season is over for th court game, have joined the squad In Howard Stoecker, Coach Clayton Sutherland believes that he has fast ball pitcher, and in Bob Har rer, a possible hurler or infielder The pair played center and forward positions for the Grimsley cagi team of the past season. Plenty of Speed. With Bvers and Stoecker on the firing line, there should be plenty of speed available for the pitching corps, since the big boys--standing six-six and six-four in their sock: --have a natural swift ball. Both are righthanders. The veterans of the pitching staff, "Babe" Suter, Schaefer, Dietz and Wolske, with Case, a "reformed" outfielder, ' are mostly righthanders. Dietz and Wolske throw them from the port side, however. Four Catchers Out. Latest figures show four catchers out for work, including Mott, veteran of last season; "Hon" Hert, Johnny Thompson and Madigan newcomer to the pad and mask. Nine candidates will bid for infield jobs, with DeLacy, Lane, Snell, "Hobo" Crabb, DiMarco, Accurso, Humphrey, Banken and Harrer in th s list. Outfielders are headed by Capt. Fred Rose, and include Lilly, Morris, Hathaway, Tipton, Pappas, Pat and Jim Mulcahy, and Noble. An addition to the schedule was announced "when Rudd high school was booked for April 13. 28 Will Play. Freshmen responded to the first call for yearlings Monday night, 28 registering for later practices. The list which will begin work soon includes a dozen outfielders: Haddy, Tekippe, Hill, Jubb, Williams, Hartman, Schmock, Coe, Don Harrer, Hamilton, Snyder, and J. Hert. Nine will fry for infield jobs: Fletcher, McDonald, Comstock, Peterson, White, Connley, Wilcox, King and Krumbholz, who is also a pitcher. Kipper, Stewart, and Banning are candidates for catcher, and Paul, Gratias and Challas will try pitching. Jiminez, utility player, will also report. FORMER CHAMP SUED. --Benny Bass, former world's featherweight and junior lightweight champion, has been made defendant in a-divorce action brought by his wife. She is the former Anna McDevitt of Philadelphia. Connie Mack Kid's Hero as Game Is Held RADIO PICTURE OF ENGLAND'S GRAND NATIONAL] Coming from behind with a rush, Dorothy Pagefs big jumper, Golden Miller, raced to a record-break- . , . -- · -- - - . , C T - ^ "'(·, j i « * » » c * - « , V*irMVM .LTJUlHtl, 1 iV^U ing triumph in the historic grand national steeplechase before a quarter of a million people at Alntree England. This p.cture, transmitted by radio from London to New York, shows the horses takln- dreaded Becner s Brook jump, the most difficult of the course. Golden Miller, No. 8, was lagging at this point but overtook the leaders and won from Dclaniege after the last jump. (Associated Press Photo). DR. H. K. JONES DENTIST SPECIAL X-RAY (Complete Upper and Lower Exposures and Diagnosis) FOR ONLY EXTRACTIONS $1.00 Make Appointments Now DR.H.K.JONES 151/j N. FEDERAL PHONE 325 $5.00 $4,000 PRIZES AWAIT GOLFERS North-South Open Begins in Pinehurst, Leaders of Winter on Hand. PINEHURST N. Car., March 27, JFI--A pot of $4,000 prize money )eckoned to a field of more than 100 as the north and south open golf .ournament started, today. - Among the entries/were nearly" all iie leading winners of the winter :ournament trail across the con- taeni--Paul Runyan of White Plains, N. Y, Wiffy Cox of Brook- yn, Horton Smith of Chicago, Craig Wood of Deal, N. J., and William MacFarlane of Tuckahoe, N. Y. 'irst prize money is 51,200. The general belief that Joe Kirk- vood's record of 276 for the tournament, set last year, would stand was hanged as returns from the tune- p rounds came in yesterday. Frank Walsh of Chicago, went on a ram- age and scored a 65 while there 'ere a number of scores below 70. 'ar for the course is 71. Johnny Dawson Chicago amateur, raised around in 68 with the help f a hole-in-one on the seventh. Dawson had plenty of witnesses o his ace, for he was playing with lorton Smith, Bobby Jones and Ed of around 500. Smith had a 69, Jones a 70 and Dudley a 74. Jones, here on business, will not play in the tournament. VINES BEATS TUJDEN. SCRANTON, Pa., March 27. UP)-Ellsworth Vines has added another victory over William T. Tilden in their professional tennis competition. The lanky Californian defeated Big Bill last night by scores of 4-6, 8-6, 6-3. HOPPE GATHERS SMASH VICTORY Opens Bid for Vacant Tit] With High Scoring Run of 114 Billiards. CHICAGO, March 27. (.£)--Th other members of the field shootin for the international 18.2 balklin billiards championship came out t see how close they could come matching Willie Hoppe's openin demonstration last night. Eric Hagenlacher of German; and Ora Morningstar of San Dieg Cal., were scheduled with Welke Cochran of San Francisco, meetin .Kinrey Matsuyama of Japan. Hoppe opened his bid for the tit! left idle when young Jake Sehaefe declined to defend it here, by smoth ering Matsuyama, 400 to 167, in 1 innings list night, in the first mate of the tournament. Hoppe rolled up a higher effor of 114, and put together two othe clusters of 77 and 54. Matsuyama' best was 57. Floyd County to Have Cagers in State Mee CHARLES CITY, March 27.-Floyd county will enter a team in the state 4-H club basketball tourn ament to be held in Waterloo, Apri 5 and 7 according to the countj agent, W. H. Brown. This tourna nent : is being sponsored by the Black Hawk county farm bureau and is a new event in the club pro gram in Iowa. County Agent Bar ger, Black Hawk, stated that mon counties were entering the contes :han had first intended to. The club joys are interested in this event as t offers a new type of competitive sport. Wrestling--Thursday Night ARMORY, at 8:30 (One Hour) 'Bronko' Nagurski vs Jack Hader (30 Minutes) TAG TAGESON vs. BABE CARNERA (30 Minutes) EARL FRANK WAMPLER vs. FRENCH ·THE TREAT OF THE SEASON" Pg^not miss this srcat event! PRICES 40c and 55c Ladles, Anv Seat 15c Your new Spring STETSON is here! THERE'S nothing smarter than the new Stetson hats. Correct, with the touch of jauntiness that marks style perfection. Becoming to every type of wearer. And made with characteristic Stetson excellence. Come in today and see our full range of Stetson styles and colors for spring. Perfect fit. Lasting good looks. The world's supreme hat values. A SIZE AND SHAPE FOR EVERY HEAD Sg.50 Others at ?2.50, $3.50, $5 Get fo Knotr BUY THIS WEEK AND SAVE THE TAX BLUMER, MIXER FIVES WINNERS Swafford Gets 14th Serie Over 600 for Season, Rolls 256-640. TUESDAY GAMES Lyons Cleaners vs. Green Mill, 1 and 2. Wagner Coal vs. Pabst Blue Ribbon, 3 and 4. '· 'Blumer's Golden Glow arid Hen kel's Ready-Mix each won tw games of three in Monday night bowling from their respective op ponents, the Stoddard Stone Pro ducts team and the Hugh Davey an Son club. C. B. Swafford, leadoff man fo the Henkels, added another 60 series to his count, which made hi total 14 for the season, the mos totaled by anyone in the league thi year. A 256 high single and a 641 series, for a 213 average were hi high counts. His season's averag was set at 194 for 105 games. H. P. Hansen of the Daveys wa next, with 587. The Davey bowler.. lost by 3 pins and 4 pins, winning their last game by 19 pins, in some of the closest contests registered. Blumer's Golden Glow had two big margins after losing the firs fame by 42 pins to the cripplec Stoddard outfit. Seven 200's were registered, one 600 and no 1,000's The Blumer 2,852 was high for the night. There are only 12 games before e league season closes for each team, and each contest won or lost counts heavily in the standing al he finish. League play closes Apri: Players-- Gasncl k. Adams . . . , i, Sweesy [. Hansen . . , ,. Moe Actual Pins., Handicap . . . 'otal rins DAVEV AND SON 1st 2nd 3rd Total 14B 158 188 4!12 191 171 187 J$49 170 178 142 IBS 190 171 147 S19 Ili'J 475 587 401 849 64 8M .14 8fi« 251 . 899 908 919 2726 HENKEI/S READY MIX Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Total , Swafford . 25R 214 170 640 '. Wlleox .. Krumholz . · Bey Actual Pins Handicap .. Flayei Doe ..... . Kncsel . . , , IJnsny . . Stoddard . Actual pins. Handicap , . 134 159 18J 150 18t 180 204 193 107 488 633 881 21 891 21 879 21 471 2(i51 63 A 164 1«3 J.1S tar 134 8.19 M 902 912 900 2714 905 STODDARD STO.VE PRODUCTS Tut 155 166 142 221 173 857 85 2nd 155 179 131 159 MS 789 85 3rd 155 1 04 151 140 781 85 Total 465 009 424, B30 489 2407 2.13 otal Pins 942 874 846 2602 887 BLUMER'S GOLDEN CLOW Players-- M . Christiansen J88. 19(1 147 136 191 Hicks Gamble Actual Pins Handicap . . otal Plnj 852 48 2nd 182 193 184 216 166 941 48 3rd 181 188 Zll 179 156 48 Total 5S1 1571 «IJ S31 513 2708 144 . 900 H89 963 2852 951 'ecorah High Begins on Baseball Drill Sessions DECORAH, March 27.--Baseball ·actice at the Decorah high school immenced yesterday under the su- irvision of Coach Hanser. Between } and 50 students reported for 'actice. Uniforms were issued to gulars who played on the team st year. Track practice began last REDS HAVE HARD JOB AHEAD, PLAN RISE DURING '34 Pennant Contender Is Hope of Management After Two Seasons. EDITOR'S NOTE: Thl, 1, the tiilM of a nerlen of clsht fllnstnitci] Rtnrlrtj written by MR: Iciiciie miinnecni for The Amoclnteil Fmi. nlvinic tliclr views m the coming season. By BOB O'FARRELL (Manager, Cincinnati Reds) TAMPA, Fla. March 27. (.-P)--We have tackled a big job of reconstruction with the Reds this year, first with the idea of getting out of last place, and secondly with the well defined purpose of giving Cincinnati a real pennant contender by 1936. I think we have already made progress, at least to the extent of imbuing all the players with better spirit and more confidence, which many of them lost while the Reds were drifting aimlessly. The new ownership means a great deal to basball in general. Before my two- year contract runs out, I hope to justify the responsibility they have given me. Plan Real Fight. We will make a real fight to gain a notch or two in the National league this season because I know we will have more batting punch and I am also confident our pitching will show substantial improvement, even though we will have to rely mainly upon older hands. The addition of fast, hard-hitting young players like Tony Piet, second baseman, and Adam Comorosky, outfielder, both obtained from the Pirates in the trade for Red Lucas, will help the club. Jim Bottomley, Chick Hafey and Ernie (Tnm to Market Pace) Set Playing Time Back, Young Fans Plan to See Game Pirates May Switch Center of Training; Herman Shows Strength. (By The Associated Press) FORT MEYERS, Fla., March 27. --It was "Connie Mack day" in Fort Meyers with Connie Mack more the hero than ever to the school children. When school authorities refused to dismiss classes early so that the youngsters might see.the Philadelphia Athletics play the Cincinnati Rods, someone telegraphed the manager of the A's, then at Braden- town. Mack promptly postponed the game time one hour. RED SOX ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Red Sox, overnight guests of the Braves after their 9 to 1 defeat at tribal hands, leave for Clearwater today for their second game with the Newark Bears. Fred Os- tcrmueller will start on the mound tor the Sox. PIRATES LOS ANGELES -- Rumors that the Pittsburgh Pirates may' switch their spring training camp from Paso Robles to a spot near Los Angeles were revived today after Manager George Gibson inspected a baseball lot about 20 miles from the Angel City. Club officials are reported to believe that a park near Los Angeles would be more convenient than the present camp. CUBS LOS ANGELES--Maybe it's the livelier baseball anil perhaps it is clue to the competition for outfield jobs with the Chicago Cubs, but Tttrn to Market Pane) '34 SENATORS TO BE COPY OF OLD PENNANT WINNER Bit of Luck Needed to Take Flag This Season, Says Manager Cronin. By RALPH WHEATLEY. Associated Press Staff Writer. BILOXI, Miss., March 27. C2R--.. The 1934 edition of the Washington Senators will be a virtual reprint of the league pennant winning 1933 edition. Manager Joe Cronin feels that a team that can win the pennant and challenge for the world's championship is capable of repeating and with a bit of luck can win the world's baseball flag this year. Thia youthful manager and his ambitious teammates still feel the lash of defeat in the world's series last year and are eager to get another chance at baseball's highest prize. Hard Losers. Cronin and his Senators are about the hardest losing lot that ever handled balls and bats and they still believe that hard luck and hard luck alone was responsible for their losing the world's title. Strange as it may seem they are not worried over boating everything in the American league this year and are concerned seriously only of beating the challenger in the world's series. They admit a bit more competition this year than last due to the improved condition of rival American league teams but they feel the Senators will be improved enough more to overcome that. Travis Strong Bidder. One major improvement is seen in the work of young Cecil Travis, candidate for third base, which has been held by the brilliant Ossie Bluege. Travis has earned a share in the job and if Bluege should slump he may take it over. In addition to being a fielder of first water, Travis is a natural hitter, never having batted under .340 in his brief baseball career. MORE DURABLE AND ECONOMICAL than ordinary light duty trucks GMC T -18 1/2-2fON R A N G E TT STANDS to reason that a truck-built light JL duty truck will last longer and cost less to operate than n vehicle not truck-built. And when a tnick-built light duty truck is the product of an organization which has not only concentrated upon nothing but trucks for more than 30 years... hut is also the world's largest builder of commercial vehicles exclusively--the greater durability and economy of that truck become doubly cmphnsized. 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