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»r; Jan. 21, 1M1 13 ON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Mohawks in Action Here Friday, Saturday Nights :ft06ER Eliminate Farms, You Ruin Baseball-Breadon There seems to be a general (·end in the major leagues, at ast among some of the higher (loguls, to.diassociate the big cir- uits from the minors. William G. iramham, commissioner of the IHinors, is one of those, and Clark Irriffith, owner and president of lie Washington Senators,, has re- pntly added his name to that list. By VINCENT THILLEN St. Louis, (U.R)--Elimination of the farm system would ruin baseball and eventually leave only those major league clubs with unlimited bankrolls hi operation, Sam Breadon, president of the St/ Louis Cardinals, bluntly warned Thursday. .' "Eliminate the farm system and what have you l e t t?". Breadon asked. "Nothing," he answered himself. We really can't find any logical "There would be uo small mi- planation for these desires. As nor leagues, no uncovering and r as we know, the arrangements development of players, and no .ve worked out more than sat- major league clubs, except those Eactorily for the majors. The with unlimited bankrolls.' lie issue was touched off at winter meeting of the majors that no'plans foi the 1944 season minors in New York when almost lost bis job. At |lt session many of the smaller uits expressed a desire to away from their bigger Uthers. I Since that time there have been Seated demands from some farters to cut loose most of the aller clubs and give them .over their respective towns. What advantage would be, we don't |i.o\v." Perhaps, the demands are ling from men who don't have of clubs. It ted Cards jriffith cited the Cardinal or- nization in asking the break-up, feels that a major league ball lib should have no more than 2 ; minor outfits at the most, co- rating with it. Ve think that the present setup he best. After all, under the in- pendent idea too many of the bins folded before the season Is half over, many of the busi- tssmen of a town lost good money 1 investments, and after one such Ibacle, other folks would be re- Ktant to sink more greenbacks the team. IWith a big league club holding |e controlling interest, however, yers can be supplied, equitable llarics. can be payed,- physical -rovements can be made in the r _unds ; and park or stadium feelf, and hope is alive for "the layers that some day they will f moved up tojhe parent outfit. Ts sound business any way you "·.·at it. NORTH IOWA BASKETBALL EAST WATERLOO 5 FRIDAY FOE said in an interview n o r for t h e p o g t w a r era i can be m a d e j w i t h o u t con- cons ideriftg a s p o t for the farm s y s t e m . T h e Redbird p r e x y, w h o a l o n g Branch w i t h Rickey, Sam Breadon tire made his statements almost in now' president of the Brook- 1'y n Dodgers, started the en- s c h e m e , Independents Supply Good Cage Talent By BOB MEYER Chicago, (U.R) _ Tipoffs from michvestern basketball circles . . . Just as in football, the non- conference schools in the midwest are supplying some "of the outstanding teams in the current basketball competition. Among the foremost are Great Lakes and Camp Grant, service teams that have become the scourge of the area. The Camp Grant Warriors remain as one of the outstanding squads in the midwest after balancing a defeat by Marquette against 4 straight victories . . . Coached by Lt. Robert Harris, formerly of Wisconsin, .Camp Grant has whipped some easy opponents, but also some tough ones --the pro Sheboygan Redskins for Nashua Trips Stimner, 28-17 Nashua--The Nashua basketball team tripped.Sumner, 28-17, here in a ' non-conference encounter. Nashua l«d at the intermission, 12-4. Tommy Chandler "dumped in 10 points for the victors, while Allenstein had 6 for Sumner. The Surnner junior high school quintet downed the Nashua yearlings, 14-10. . - ' . · Postville Downs Elkader, 34-25 Postville--Postville stopped El- ! kader here in an Upper Iowa con- · Charles City I.C. Downs Assumption Charles City--Finally getting out of the doldrums, the Immaculate Conception academy five rolled into action on the "Y" lloor here to defeat the Assumption quintet of Cresco, 30-17. McGeeney and Griffin for the winners had 7 points apiece, while Lawrence scored 6 points for the losers wtih his teammate, DeWalle next with 5 points. The I. C. A. second team made it two wins for the evening when it won from the Cresco second team, 17-10. example Tbe team features tpnstarit Flow ·And not only is it profitable to e smaller towns and the players _lhose r .clubs,-..but.:it assures a istant flow of capable talent on |e way up to the majors. In that ner the fans, who in the final ysis make the game, will be ured of a high brand of corn- organizations were built \ by hard work and shrewd busi- 5, and now that they are payoff bis dividends, those who [ not get in on the ground floor ld take the minors away from parent clubs. We don't think no matter which angle you tiller. |Ve hope the majority will see to keep things going as they answer to a battering attack on the farm system launched Wednesday by Clark Griffith, owner of the Washington Senators. Breadon would continue his farm clubs along the same lines with but one exception--he will not venture into the field as extensively as when Rickey was masterminding the Cards to top honors in the baseball world. "Do away with farms," said Breaclon, "and you arc doing away with initiative and enterprise and · putting a premium on dollars, instead of brains. The rich clubs will get richer and the poor clubs poorer 'and soon there will be a dearth of major league material." , . After the war, baseball officials should encourage all systems-farm, independent a n d working agreements, in Breadon's opinion, but he doubts whether the good old days of community supported teams will ever come back. "Back in 1910, when the minors had so many leagues, the businessmen in small communities had no other interests--no coun- .try club, no golf, no automobiles and no movies. They took pride iii backing-baseball teams as a community enterprise, but they're the exception today." He pointed out that class D and C clubs often l o s e money and would fold except for the backing of a "big brother" outfit which needs a spot to develop its rookies. He termed- "ridiculous" Stan Szukala, ex-DePaul star; John Niemiera of Notre Dame; George Hogan and Mickey Rottner of Loyola, and KSul jHcCall of Bradley Tech. Great Lakes, with only 2 defeats in- 17 starts, is paced by those 2 formes Indiana stars, Paul Armstrong and Herman Schaefer, who are playing as teammates "for the loth season . . . Schaefer averaged 15-2 points a game for the. first 14 games this season. DePaul had 13 straight victories before falling to Valparaiso, a team whose average 'lieight is ference cage encounter, 34-25. The \yiners led at halftime, 14-9. Jim Looney scored 9 points for Postville, while Dittmer had 14 for Elkader. In a curtain raiser, the Elkader junior club topped Postville's yearlings, 11-9. ' * Orchard Beats ' Little Cedar Orchard--Orchard dumped Little Cedar in a Wa-Ce conference game here, 38-26. Orchard pulled away after starting slowly. The winners held a 17-14 halftime lead. Onken scored 13 for Orchard, while .McPhail notched 9 for Little Cedar. The Orchard lassies also ivon, downing the Little Cedar sextet, 35-12. Orchard led 8-6 at halftime. * * Thompson Takes Crystal Lake Crystal Lake--A visiting Thompson basketball t e a m whipped Crystal Lake here, 34-18, putting on a second-half -splurge that pulled them away from a 14-7 halftime margin. J i m Larson Worth County Meet at Fertile Fertile--The Worth county basketball tournament will be held in the Fertile gym on Jan. 27-28-29. The opening game of the tournament will be between Joice and Fertile at 7 p. m. -Thursday followed by Grafton and Northwood at 8:10. Kensett plays Manly in the last game of the first round. Hanlontown drew the bye. Friday evening at 7:30 the winner of the Kensetl-Manly game plays Hanlontown. The winner of the first and second games play at 8:40 p. m. Saturday evening at 7 p. m. the two teams that were beaten in the Friday evening games will play. At 8:10 p. m. the finals of the girls county tournament will be played. The first round of the girls tournament will be held at Manly on Saturday, Jan. 22. The championship game will be played at 9:20 on Saturday, Jan. 29, at'"Fertile. The games will be officiated by Supt. C. M. Robinson of Armstrong. West Waterloo Will Play Here Saturday Returning to the home, court for the first time since the Christmas holidays, Mason City's basketball team will face two Big Seven conference opponents on successive nights, taking on East Waterloo Friday and West Waterloo Saturday: The Mohawks, however, have not been idle in the meantime. They have met 3 conference foes out of town, dropping games to East high ;ind Roosevelt high, both of DCS Moines. and taking the Fort Dodge team into camp. Charles City also fell prey to the Cardinal and Black. The team got off to a good start ou the home court early in the campaign, whipped favored Waverly and Marshalltown during the vacation period and stamped itself as a. danger6us outfit. Two of the games lost since that time were played in small gymuatfiums that hampered the Mohawk style of play. The quintet, however, has developed at a fast pace since v\he opening of practice sessions when Coach Bud Suter and Assistant Mentor Joe Rogers took an almost entirely green squad and NELSON WINS §2,400 AND TROPHY --Byron Nelson (above) of Toledo, Ohio, won first prize o£ §2,400 in war bonds by posting a final round of 70 for a total of 275 for the 72-hole tournament in the San Francisco Open. He finished 13 strokes under par in the §10,000 meet. He also was awarded the perpetual trophy he holds. 6-foot-5 and average age is about" 24 ... Valpo shot an ace-in-the- hple at DePaul in the person of J. Janisch, who did a hasty enrollment in school and then scored 15 points against the undefeated DePaul squad. Other outstanding non-conference qnints include Western Michigan, Kentucky, DePauw V-5 and Iowa Pre-Flight. Notre Dame is improving rapidly under Coach Ed "Moose" Krause, who is serving his first season as head case coach Marquette also is dan- a plan to guarantee minor league clubs against financial loss and let them have any'profits they might make. ' "You'd l i k e a job yourself," Breadon said, "where you had everything to gain and nothing to lose." gcrous despite ah on-and-off start. Krause made the statement at a Chicago's basketball writers' meeting this week that George Mikan, DeFaul's 6-foot, S-inch mainstay, is the finest center in the nation .-.. Krause nominated his own forward, Leo Klier, as the fastest-developing forward in these parts.. Assistant Coach Waldo Fisher of Northwestern points out that despite all the talk about lend- lease players at navy-powered colleges, this year's Wildcat regulars are all Northwestern-bred, except for Jerry Carle, V-12 transfer . . . Fisher named Ohio State as one of the most potentially-dangerous I lost Dangerous |)ssie Bluege's Washington club Is by far the most dangerous Ib in the American league in T3 when it came to coming up lh the big scoring innings, a lulty which had no small share Ithe manner in which the Nats Ibbed second place and hung on Tthat spot'to the finish. J)n exactly 20 occasions Wash- Iton produced innings in which r club scored 5 or more runs, |.t 20 times, lopping the league the big-inning department was led by New York in xvith 22. In 19*2 Washington ~ 5 or more runs in 1 inning only 9 occasions. Fhe St. Louis Brownies Were ! big victims of Washington's |lity to go on a scoring spree, Nats getting five 3-run or fre frames versus the Browns. Louis did it to Philadelphia 4 hes, to Boston, Cleveland, New Irk and Detroit twice'each and IChicago 3 limes. |loser Race? Eight o£ their 5-run plus innings ·ne in the 2nd and 8th innings, had Washington been able to duce as many big innings late Ithe season as the club did early Ithe year, the Nats would have fde a closer race of it, for of the big innings, 13 came between's tiing and June 17. Jther club totals for innings of vr more runs: Chicago 11; Delit 11; New York 15; Cleveland Philadelphia 8. Boston 6 and tonis 2. The total for the Igae of 5-run frames was 83.* Individual club honors for the £gest inning of the 1943 season nt to Chicago. On Sept. 26 the lite Sox scored 13 runs against shington in the 4th inning, one ARTHRITIS RHEUMATISM R. W. SHULTZ, D.O. 218-219-220 First '. Natipnal Bank Bldg. 24 SHUTOUTS Philadelphia's Athletics were shut out no fewer than 24 times in 1943, with every club in the circuit white-washing the A's with the exception of the 1943 pennant winning New York Yankees. scored 14 points for Thompson, while Tom Riherd notched 7 for Crystal Lake. The Crystal Lake girls gained revenge, however, halting the Thompson lassies, 24-18. Thylida Scanlan scored 12 points for Crystal Lpke, while Vivian Charlson notched 9 for Thompson. * Little 9 Meet at LuVerne Goldfield-- The 28th annual Little Nine tournament will open at Luverne on Thursday evening at 6 o'clock. The 8 teams comprising the Little Nine will all see action the opening night of the play. The semi-finals will be played Friday evening with the consolation and finals scheduled for Saturday eve-r rung. . ' . · - - · · _ '··" The teams taking part in the Little Nine tournament include West Bend, Bode, Renwick, Livermore, Luverne, Goldfield, Vernon Consolidated and Cor with. Henwick is the defending champion this season and again boasts a strong team but the group of teams are of about equal strength, a fast interesting tournament is Waukon Nips Decorah Twice under the league record and best White Sox scoring burst in the team's history. On July 2 the Indians scored 12 runs in the 4th against New York --and those were the only double figure scores in one inning for the units in the Big Ten. ' Coach Ray Meyer of DePaul believes his team 15 better' now that it has tasted defeat . . . "The boys were flyine pretty high and thought that all they Jiad to do was'nut on their basketball suits and they had another victory, but they'll play better now that we've lost," he said. Johnny Lujack, the versatile back who engineered Notre Dame's T-formation after Angelo Bcrtelli left in the middle of last football season, has thrown off the binding kinks of football muscles to become one of the midwest's outstanding basketball guards. assured. de- Stamps from your Globe-Gazette "Title; MATcd JAC* weets Lyle, Minn., Beats St. Ansgar Team St. Ansgar--Lyle, Minn., featcd St. Ansgar here in a high- scoring contest. 57-41, the winners pulling ahead in the final 2 quarters after the halftime ended with the clubs deadlocked at 31-all. Kittelson and Koster scored 19 and 16 respectively for St. Ansgar, while Jorgenson had 16 for Lyle. Hansell Wins 2 From Geneva Decorah -- Decorah basketeers lost bofh ends of a doubleheader against Waukon here. In the curtain raiser Decorah was downed 20-17 in the clash between the B teams. In the main event Decorah's quintet lost out, 26 to 21. The game started out with Decorah on top as Jim Hislop made the first score for Al.Hancer's men. Then'Wau- kon sank its teeth in and held the lead for the balance of the contest. In the second half Decorah out-scored the opponents but never quite ran otf with the lead The score by quarters: Waukon 9-10-20-26; Decorah: 5-7-14-21. Don Orr of- Waukon was high point man of the evening with 1' points and Jim Hislop · was high man for Decorah with 1 'IB-points. Decorah suffered one casualty during the game when Howard Bernatz collided with another man and one tooth was knocked out and another broken off. Both were upper front teeth. * Belmond Cagers Take Klemme Klemme--The Belmond first team played Klemme, with the score 54 to 30 for Belmond. It was 12 to 27 at the half in favor o£ Belmond with Nelson high man with 19 points and Jones 18 points for Belmond anti Vern Grieman with 15 points high man for Klemme. The second team score was 27 to 24 in favor of Klemme, with 10 to 14 at half time for Belmond. * Woden Boys Defeat Wesley shaped it into a smooth-working club. Only veterans back from last year's championship squad are 2 guards, Bob Miller and Dick Bruns. However, the sfiuad is eager to learn and plays hard in competition, and despite its lack of experience, will develon into a team lard to stop in the late stages of he campaign. The starting lineup will probably see Art Wagner ·mcl Ike Zeigler at the forwards, Vevlyn Rutt nt center with Bob Hiller or Dick Bruns and Gus iMarco at the guard posts. Friday's festivities will feature 3 cames. At 5:45 o'clock the Mason City sophomoroes, under Perey Brunsvold's tutelage, will tangle with the. Fertile quintet, while at 7 o'clock the reserves will face Nashua, with the main Feature , getting under way at 8:15. A victory will put the Cardinal and Black above the .500 mark in conference competition. The Mohawks are now tied for 3rd with 2-2. Democracy Works Best in Boxing World, Says Walker . # Strength in Numbers Say Ball Moguls SPORT$ ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON New York. (fP)--Following up By SID FEDER New York. (/P)--Boxing began to count noses Thursday after one of its biggest stock-taking jobs, and the score card showed praise for the nose-mashing industry as the "place where democracy works best" and a warning that it's time to get "politics out of the fight game." These bouquets and belts-in-the- eye were tossed around Wednesday night by a collection of such experts as Former Mayor Jimmy Walker, National Boxing Association President Abe Greene and Ring Magazine Publisher Nat Fleischer. The tossing was done at the annual award dinner of the Boxing Writers Association of New York, at which the Edward J. Neil Memorial plaque was presented to the 4,100 boxers in the armed forces in appreciation of what they've done for the sport. b o t h Hansell--The Hanscll basketball teams captured a doubleheader victory from Geneva here, the boys winning 22-17, and the girls swamping the opposition, 57-31. The girls held a 26-14 halftime lead. The Hansell boys had to stage a second-half rally to win, after Geneva had jumped off to an ear- ty lead and held a 10-9 margin,nt trie intermission. Loyin scored 8 points for Hansel], Sheer, 6 for Geneva. * Butler County r .aqe Standings D u m a n t -- Lesgue-1 e a d i n g Greene came from behind in the 4th quarter to defeat Dumont in a defensive battle 16-13.-The mighty iParkersburg' cage live continues in second place by downing Allison, 45-31. New Hartford whizzed past Shell Rock 45-32 to win its" first game of the season. Aplington by virtue of a 30-17 \\-in over Clarksville. advanced to tie Dumont for 4th place in the conference, x Butler county conference standings: · - , . Pel. 1.000 '.833 Woden--The Boys and Girls basketball teams played the Wesley teams at Wesley. The boys team won over the Wesley team with a score of 47 to 25. The Woden girls also defeated the Wesley team with a score of 42 to 30. * Waverly Downs Charles City Charles City--The entries City Comets found plenty of stiff opposition when they journeyed to Waverly. The Gohawks took an early lead and handed the Comets a cleaning, 44 to 19. The Shooting Stars, Charles City second team bowed to the Gohawk second string team. 39 to 14. For the Gohawks. Platte scored 18 points and Strotman. his teammate came along with 11 points to total 29 of the winning teams' entire score. For the Comets, Junior Fisher had 8 points. Friday night the Nora Springs Orioles come to Charles City for a twin bill. pleaded to have control of the sport free from politics. Fleischer, after receiving an award from the boxing writers for long service to pointments to the New York State commission -- revamped JIMMY WALKER , . . Shows Democracy Proxy Abe Greene's recent blast \ at Sammy Angott and Beau Jack for not having at least one of their world lightweight titles on the line in their light here next week, Col. Heinie Miller, executive secretary of the National Boxing association Thursday pointed the finger at the promoters for staging such affairs . . . . The colonel wisely figures that the customers can't be blamed for going to see a good scrap even if there is something ridiculous about the situation . . . . It seems from here that the N. B. A. has a remedy in simple declarative sentence: "The N. B. A. will consider this as a championship bout." . . . . It might be a technical violation of the rules, but they're natural lightweights and once they knew the title would be at stake, regardless of weights, the promoters, managers, etc., would get busy and make it a real championship fight. Today's Guest Star. . . . Van Garrison Burlington ( I o w a ) , Hawk-Eye Gazette: "Bing Crosby wants a Los Angeles franchise in the National Professional Football league. To assure a colorful team, Bing should deck them out in some of his own shirts." One-Minute Sports Paee . . . Dick Hall, a frosh marine trainee at Princeton, has been invited to run* in a Wanamaker mile at the Millrose A. A. indoor meet. At Exeter Dick did a 4:21.6 mile to break Bill Bonthron's interscho- lasfic record and Coach Matty Geis is rushing him along because Dick will, be in the naval academy New York, (/P)--If there's safety in numbers--and some of baseball's best' minds figure that mere numerical strength may have an important bearing on the 1944 · pennant races--you may be hearing a lot about the two Chicago clubs, the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Senators before the 1944 season ends. The way the "brains" reason the clubs controlling the greatest numbers of players will have the best chances of procuring replacements with their regulars go marching off to the war. And judging from what's happened since last October 'plenty of them will go. 'Right now, the Cubs, with 36 players on : the active.list, and._Uie White Soxi~_wifti 35,""are the best fixed. Washington, with 32 players now available, expects to fill its roster to the limit of 40 men before spring training starts and the Reds plan four additions to'the 30 now listed. As Washington's Clark Griffith pointed out, this year's squads differ from the usual spring training groups in that they're composed largely of slowed-down, veterans and untried rookies. Griffith plans to take some youngsters and quite a few boys from the Cuban league to camp and to put as many as possible on the active list early in the season in anticipation of losses to the armed forces. by next spring Donie Bush W. 6 L. o i 3 4 4 . 3 4 5 H i I I BOWLING Won Isl 2nd 3rd H.C. Tot. Dr. PcpDcr n -120 42S 178 177 1501 Sam Raizes 3 510 5H 567 36 1627 L. Schrcvcr 134; 389. .500 .429 .429 .400 .200 .167 Team Greene ParkeTsburg Allison 3 Aplington 3 Dumont · 3 Shell Rock ' 2 Clarksville 1 New Hartford 1 " Games'Friday, Jan. 21: Parkersburg at Shell Rock New Hartford at| Allison. ' Clarksville at Greene. Dumont at Aplington. · Riceville 22, Mclntire 15 Riceville-- The basketball team went to Mclntire and carried off i M- C. A u t o Bd. 3 874 032 778 G. Miller. 179; 483, E.G. Morse Pr. 0 572 580 591 66 2411 M. C. WOMEN'S BOWLING LEAGUE I Won Los Phillips 2 Lundbcrrf 1 ' : High single--P. Watson, 183. High scries--P. Watson. 473. Hcrmansons ... 2 Sweetheart Bread , , - 1 High sinslc--A. Rchn. 18E. High scries--R. Basham, 494. Betsy Ross . . . . . ] Swifts ., . .-. . . 2 High single--N. Hctl.-md, 173. High scries--N. Hctland, 453. Hutchinsons 1 2 Tent Awning 2 · 1 High sinRlc--G. Schmidt. 163. High scries--B. Jones, 445. High game--A. Rehn. 188. High series--R. Basham. 494. Team high scries--Tent Awning. 2.107. will be back on the 3rd-base coaching line at Indianapolis next summer, since he figured the Indians lost at least' 10 games last season when signals from the bench were crossed up . . . . Sammy Baugh named one of his sons Todd, after Pass-Catcher Dick Todd, and the other Davey. after little Davey O'Brien . . . . Now if he'll name his Printo George Preston. Straddling Defense . . . . After Doc Carlson. Pitt's basketball coach, matched his "arctic zone" tactics against Penn State's zone defense the other night · (State won 15-12) he cut loose with a few blasts against the Nittany Lions' style of court play . . . . When some one asked Johnny Lawther for his side of it, the Penn State coach merely drawled: "This is the first time I've ever had to alibi for winning." 5 PERFECTIONISTS two victories. Girls' le;m scores: Hiccvillc high school'' 23. Mclntire high school 10; boys' team scores: Riceville high school 22, Mclntire high school 15. ( INTERNATIONAL FLAVOR Wichita. Kans.. (A"!--Winners of the National Baseball Congress semi-pro tournaments here in. Toronto will meet in a 7-game series starting Aug. 30, No fewer than league outfielders 5 American fielded their under a new state administration --and maintained that governing bodies should know boxing and not men named to commissions "merely because of their political significance." Both he and Greene suggested that one way to iron out this matter would be to have regular boxing writers--"men with practical experience"--named to every boxing commission in the country. Walker, loo, saw times where there "may have been some doubt about the administration" of the sport. However, he couldn't pick out anything wromr with boxing that a look at its men in uniform couldn't cure in a hurry--fellows like Marine Sergeant Barney Ross, Army Captain Jim Braddock, Merchant Marine Lieutenant Benny Leonard and Coast-Guardsmen Gus Lesnevich (light-heavyweight champ) and Lew Ambers. All of them were on hand to accept from the ex-mayor, on'behalf of all the fighters in. the armed forces, the plaque. The trophy, given annually in memory of the Associated Press sports writer and war correspondent who was killed during the war in Spain in 1938, will be hung this time in the rolunda of Madison Square Garden. "I'll tell you the story of how democracy works in the fight game," Walker said. "There's little Barney Ross--Sergeant Ross of Guadalcanal--sitting over there. He won his lightweight championship from Tony Canzoneri and the welterweight title from Jimmy McLamin. He lost the welter COLLEGE BASKETBALL By Tilt ASSOCIATED TRESS East Army 40. St. John's 36. Ursincis 43. Sloravlan V-5 33. Columbia 4G. Yale 35, Penn 50. luiihlenburg 46, Lafayette 46. Lchigh 44. Loyola fil. Delaware 11. 28. St. Joseph's 43. Drew U. 42. · Western State Teachers 33, Fort Knox, 23. Sampson 55, Hobart 57. Tufts 56, Carrier Aircraft Service 40. Phila Area Coast Guard 63. Rider 43. Coast Guard 61. Connecticut U. 42. Rochester 47. Union 42. District (N. Y.) Coast Guard 40. Milchell Field 31. M i d u r . U Whcalon College 54. Elmhnrst .15. Washhum 43. Herington Air Base 34. Coc 32. Cornell (Iowa) 31. DePauw 65. Franklin 2Ej. Pittsburgh 40. WarrensburR 35. Luther 46. Upper Iowa 26. ; Maiden Army Air Base 63, Southeast Missouri Teachers 62. Hutchinson 47. Wichita Beech 33. COneordia 32, Luther 16. Wichita Cessna 42. .Wichita Boeing 37. Camp Grant 63. St. Ambrose Iou*a) 31. Peterson Field 62, Colorado College V- 12. 40. Illinois Stale Normal 55, Wabash 39. Southwest Texas 54, Baylor 29. South Georgia 52. Clcmson 31. Tulane 46. Algiers Naval Station 24. Kccsler (VJss.l Field 56. Louisiana Slate 38. Buy . War Savings Bonds and Stamps from your Globe-Gazette carrier boy. POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT positions perfectly during 1943, all winding up with 1,000 averages. The 5, however, .were not regularly employed--and fielding honors went to Milton Byrnes oE St. Louis, with a .997 mark. The 1.000 percenters were Ralph Hodgin, Chicago: Jim Ripple, Philadelphia; Ray Radcliff, Detroit: Jim Outlaw, Detroit, and Vern Stephens, the St. Louis shortstop who got into 11 games as an outer-gard- crown to Henry Armstrong, who dropped it to Fritzie Zivic. There's an Italian ,?. Jewish/boy, an Irishman, a Negro and i' Croatian. NOBODY CARED WHERE THEY WERE BORN OR WHERE THEY WENT TO CHURCH--as long as they were championship stuff. "The boys who are out there answering the call of duly are fight- fng the biggest fight of their lives for the biggest purse of their livco. The purse is humanity. Those boys were lighters. They're still fighters." , . ·?· TOMORROW voujjOm Tor Economy Efficiency and City- Manager form of Government

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