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BATTLE LOOMS OVER ATHLETIC CONTROL CALL ISSUED FOR HEADS OF BIG 10 TO OFFER PLANS North Central Association Relationship to Be Discussed. By CHARLES DUNKLEY CHICAGO, ..March 5. fP--Battle lines'were being drawn in the West-/ ern conference today for a fight to' the finish with the North Central association of colleges and secondary schools over the issue of ath letic control !n the Big Ten."" 1 The issue flamed to a breaking point Wednesday when Walter Dill Scott, president of Northwestern university, issued a call for th. presidents of all the Big Ten uni versities, together with directors o athletics and faculty representa lives, to meet in Chicago within two weeks, to consider the Western conference relations to the North Central in regard to athletic con trol. This committee will numbei 31. Association Assumes Powers. The North' Central association, an organization in which practically every college and university between, the Alieghenies and Rock mountains is a member, was organized to bring about uniformity in scholastic standards that affected transfer of credits of students mi grating from'one school to another Recently, however, the North Central assumed, other powers, one of which was a ruling that universities should not sponsor any inler- scholastic track meets or basket ball tournaments. Because of this Amos Alonzo Stagg was forced to give up the national interscholastic basketball tournament conducted by the University of Chicago. Then the North Central begar athletic investigation of five Big Ten universities--Chicago, Minnesota, Illinois, Ohio State and Northwestern. President Scott 'of Northwestern, learning of the visit of the paid investigators of the North Central association, called the meeting. To Determine Policy. Whether the interference of the North Central in the Big Ten affairs will cause a rupture between the two organizations which might result in the Big Ten withdrawal from the North Central group, cannot be determined until the conference committee of 31 meets to de- ?-O.-.F. Long,.faculty repre- jSentative ' at "No'fthwesterrj,,. said there can be no middle ground in the conflict between the conference and the North Central. Either the Big Ten must surrender its control of athletics, or fight to retain the position it has held since the conference was organized 33 years ago, lie said. Confirms Statement. IOWA CITY, March 5. /P--Dean C. C. Williams, chairman of the Big Tea faculty governing' board and the University of Iowa's representative on the board, has confirmed the report that the Western conference will hold a meeting in Chicago soon to consider the relationship of the organization with the North Central conference on colleges and secondary schools. Members of the Big Ten are being polled, Williams said, to determine a suitable date for the meeting. GAGE ISSUES STATEMENT CEDAR RAPIDS, March 5. (^Pi- Commenting on the reported break between the Big Ten and the North Central conference over the right of the former to control its own athletic problems, H. M. Gage, president of Coe college and president of the north central organization, said Wednesday that investigations of schools in Illinois, Ohio, and Minnesota were regular triennial inspections of the institutions. Gage expressed belief that the meeting of the Big Ten schools called by President Walter Dill Scott i of Northwestern University would have a beneficial effect, remarking that the Big- Ten schools are influential institutions and that any action they may take toward clearing up problems on their campuses would have a. good result. AZE1 MASON CITY, IOWA, MARCH 5 1031 CENTRAL NAMED AS, ALL-IOWA GAGE TEAM WIN CERRO-WORTH CAGE TITLE BASKETBALL RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Drake 81, Washburn 39. Simpson 38, Penn 19. Parsons 26, Iowa, Wesloyan 25. Upper Iowa TJ. 16, La Crosse Teachers IS. Princeton 34, Rutgers S3. Kansas Aggies 42, Oklahoma. Ag- gies 25. Pennsylvania. SO, Swarthmore 28. Bradley 26, Carthago 14. You can say one thing for hard times. They take up considerable space formerly devoted to prohibition.--Wisconsin State Journal. B O X I N G 3O Rounds WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4--8:30 p. m.- ADMISSION 25c EVERYONE WELCOME K. C. ATHLETIC CLUB l '" VC oh!m " ions of the Cerro-Worth conference. Plymouth won 22 gumes out of its season. The team averaged 25 :ho year with 133 points. Tho team t to right)--Lower row: Wayne Rezab, forward; Bernard Giles, for- B-urdiSupt.KelthT'B^rVcS^lS^^TM 0 TM'^ ^^ *"'"' *°TM ^ th. sectiona! tou"ntTM "" **""* ° f ^ *"* tiIe - KIe "»«° «»ttto Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock in HERMANSON FIVE WINS 3 STRAIGHT IN FUEL BATTLE Chapin O'Neil Team Rolls 2 Out of 3 on Free Wheelers. THURSDAY'S SCHEDULE Lyons' Cleaners vs. Globe-Gazette on alleys 5 and 6 at 7:45. International Harvester company vs. Northwestern States Portland Cement office on alleys 7 and 8 at 7:45. Deckers' league at 7:45. Hermanson Bros., Dairy won :hree games straight from the Fireside Fuel company and the Chapin O'Neil five won two out of three james from the Studebaker Free Wheelers in Wednesday's bowling in the city league. Chuck . Gunderson was high for the evening's single with 218. LeRoy Abbott was high for the three game total with 571. Nels Malm won the theater tickets. HERMANSON BROS. DAIRY ·eaman 152 164 176 49 Strom 158 165 Gerard 159 162 Hermanson 149 168 Abbott 205 180 Handicap 97 97 Totals 920 936 907 2763 176 138 160 150 186 97 492 461 481 -!67 571 291 FIRESIDE FUEL CO. 472 514 485 450 496 219 lausen 144 151 177 Ellis 169 167 178 ·underson 126 218 141 Saldwin 135 171 144 Whitney 170 147 179 Handicap 73 73 73 Totals 817 927 892 2636 CHAPIN O'NEIL COAL Brown 175 175 172 Hicks 153 156 193 ush 184 125 142 O'Neil 192- 156 179 Schrader 177 180 ITS Handicap .. 70 70 70 522 502 451 527 535 210 Totals 951 862 9342747 STUDEBAKER FREE WHEELERS Malm 189 202 168 559 Lein 160' 156 ,lndsay .136 157 Hvenson 143 139 Hanson ..164 175 Handicap- 104 104 Totals ...896 933 8192648 168 129 146 142 130 104 559 445 439 -T24 469 312 France makes debtors pay her in gold francs, worth about 20 cents, and pays the English with paper rancs worth about 4 cents, so she really -doesn't expect another row with Germany. -- Kewanee Sta- "louricr. PAT APT? STARTING JT f\Ljf\^^Ej sATimnA-v SATURDAY ILLICIT UBBUfcSTUWYCK,--^ TOURNEY SCHEDULE HIGH SCHOOL (Flay was scheduled to sttirt Thursday evening at 0:30 for first round.) SECOND ROUND SCHEDULE Class B Kensett to play winner of Chupin-Hayfield game ut 8 o'clock Friday. Plymouth to play winner of Fcrtrjc-Klcmmo game at 4 o'clock Friday. Winner of Geneva-Rock Falls' clash to piny winner of Grafton- Shcffield battle at 5 o'clock Friday. Winner of Hnnlontown-Swale- dale game to meet winner of Ventura - Hansell game at 1 o'clock Friday evening. Class A ··" Winner of Manly - Rockford game to meet winner of Mason City-St. Ansgtir clash at 8 o'clock Friday evening. Winner of Clear Lake - Nora, Springs game'to play winner of Northwood - Garner game nt 3 o'clock Friday evening. Legion Golf Park to Get Caddy House Membership Drive is Started for '31 Season. Several new improvements were voted on and carried at the directors meeting of the American Legion community golf park board held in the offices of the Indian Head Farms Wednesday evening. The improvements-to be added to the playing'course are to take place on the three green across the flough. The fourteenth hole is to be moved about 60 feet west, which should improve lies for approach shots to the green. The change will also add to the sportiness of tho hole, due to the trees if one reaches the green on the tee shot. To Cliange Greens. The fifteenth green will be raised about six feet by grading and filling in of the old green. Jt will now be possible to play a run up shot to the green. C. A. Freeberg, Harry Neu and " was appointed a new 'caddy GAGE LEAGUE AT Y, CLOSES YEAR TWO TILTS Y's Men Win From Brownies 32-18; Junior College Beats Gildners 22-6. Mason City's basketball league finished its season at the Y. M. C A. Wednesday night as the Y's Meii defeated the Brownies 32 to 18 and the Junior college five' downed the Gildner quintet 22 to 6. Tamasi was the high scoring ace of the evening, due largely to an accurate eye and many breaks. His 9 field goals were approached only by Sncll of the Junior college five, who scored 5 field goals and 2 fres throws during the second game' Koll sank 4 field goals and a gift shot while R. Williams made good on but ·! of the double markers. BUOWNIES--18 A. Martin, f R. Williams, f .. L. Kipper, c ... E. Martin, g ... II. Cuhbell, g .. Smith, g FG FT PF Totals 8 Substitutions: Y'S MEN--32 Koll, f Smith, f Roberts, f ..'. Aveucll, c Sullivnn, g Tnirmsl, g * . Smith for Cahbell. · FG FTPF Totals 15 g Substitutions: Roberts for Smith. GILDNERS--6 Carroll, f Jones, f ...;.. Hill, c Strong, g Bcnowitz, g . . FG FTPF . 1 1 2 . 1 0 . 0 0 . 0 1 -·0 0 Totals 2 6 H. E. Swarner committee to submit house plans to the board by March 8 so that construction could be started at once. It is contemplated to change the caddy house to a small sized club house about 24x42 feet, with porch enclosed on the west and north sides. At this time the committee has in mind a house finished like a rustic lodge. The club house wilt contain a small kitchen and also a pro room for clubs. It will be built so that a fireplace can be added on the south end at the time of building or at a later date. The club anticipates having TUNIOR COLLEGE--22 FG FT PF Snell, f . . 5 Zcliker, I i Poshusta, f o Decker, c ;... 1 McPealc, g 3 Shaffer, g .' o Patchcn, g · . . . o Totals jo % a Substitutions: Foshusta for Zeb- ker, Patchcn for Shaffer, Zebker for Pntchen, Shaffer for Poshusta. Referee: Murray. water and electric lights for use in the new building. Membership Drive on. The membership drive is to start nt once and will be conducted in the following manner to May 1: Any member bringing in five members will be given credit for a golf ball at the caddy house. Due to the added improvements, each old member is urged to get his membership in to Ace Eppestine, secretary, as early as possible. WONDER TEAM IS VOTED AS A UNIT FOR '31 HONORS Unexcelled Team Play and Individual Scoring Wins Reward. All-Iowa Conference Temns (By Tho Assaclnted 1'resii). Honorary All-star Team Central x Cornelius Muyskens Forward ·Lefty" Schnack Forward Clarence Wilkins Center "Babe" Tyselling Q^d Barney Neifert .Guard First All-Conference E. Math, St. Ambrose F Cooper, State Teachers " " Haberichter, State Teachers. ..'. .'.C Caris; Iowa Wesleyan Shafland, Luther.. ;·· \ Second All-Conference. Moore, Upper Iowa Schwartz, Columbia Kaasa, Luther - " j Harris, Parsons .' .'G Haldorson, Luther ' By DON McGUIRE Associated Press Sports Writer DES MOINES, March 5. (/P)---Unexcelled team play and individual scoring brilliance has won for Central's wonder basketball team the distinction of being selected as a unit Tor the 1931 all-star Iowa conference quintet. Seldom have five men been, assembled under the colors of a single school who could play together in such a faultless manner. In most ot ita contests a high scoring machine, the critics doubted whether the five Flying Dutchmen could function against a close guarding quintet. But when Luther held them to 12 points, Central exhibited an cv tighter defense and held the Norsemen to nine. Caris Wins Votes. In the Associated Press concensus of Iowa conference coaches ant sports writers, only one player received more votes than any member of the Central team. He was Dale Caris, Iowa Wesleyan guard who had a slight edge on Barney Neifert. The latter, a member of the nil-conference team a year ago, leads every guard in the conference in scoring except his teammate, Babe Tyselling. Three critics named the entire Central team for the first quintet, one pointing out that the theory in selecting such an aggregation is to name a group of players that will click. "Central, I believe everyone agrees, has clicked aplenty," he added. ' Ervin "Bub" Math, the ace of the St. Ambrose quintet, and Stewart Cooper, high scoring Teacher for ward, were favorite choices of the critics in their selections of forwards. Math has been the sparkplug of the Saints' offense all year and has scored four or more points if every game. He was'held to this low total in two instances, both times when he was being guarded by Caris, the Wesleyan defensive ace. Math's greatest evening was against Columbia when he scored 8 baskets and four free throws. He was a member of the all-conference group last year, when eight men were selected for the first squad. Cooper Performs Well. Cooper, paired with Lloyd Haberichter, Tutor center, has contributed some sensational scoring performances during the year. His largest total in a single game was 16 against Parsons. He and Haberichter together accounted for 30 points in a game against Simpson and 27 against Penn. The second team choices were Marion Moore, rangy Upper Iowa center, who was moved to forward because of a surplus of centers, and Emmett Schwartz, leading Columbia scorer. Moore received more votes for forward than center. He is valuable at either post because of his size and scoring ability. Haberichter, another member of last year's first squad, gave Wilkins, the Central pivot man, a close race in the voting. The Tutor is rangy, a good floor man and an accurate ahot, and has shown exceptional development this year in defensive play. Olof "Kid" Kaasa, the Luther leader and Haberichter's all- conference running mate last year, landed the second team pivot berth. Caris stood out among the guards. The Wesleyan star not onlv stopped "Bub'.' Math, but played a large part in cutting down the scoring averages of several other conference stars. He was the key mar. in the Tiger offense and has acted as captain for the last three years. Shafland Is Outstanding. His running mate in the voting was Shafland of Luther. Altho Shafland's scoring ability is not exceptional he made up for this weakness by airtight defensive work that held his opponents to small scores. The second team bertha went to Harris of Parsons and Haldorson of Luther, the latter shifted from forward. Haldorson received votes for joth positions, the critics appnrent- y believing that all Luther players NEWS FROM TRAINING CAMPS \ 1 TM\~*. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HUTH ORDERS MORE BATS . ST. PETERSBURG--Babe Ruth has 33 bats, but because "there isn't a good one in the lot," has ordered six more. · * * * * UNCLE W1LBERT DECIDES ON BATTING ORDER CLEARWATER, Fla.--After · a few experiments with his batting order, Wilbert Robinson, pilot of the Brooklyn Dodgers, has just about decided to have Johnny Frederick lead off this season and Fresco Thompson follow him. Frederick is an expert at getting on baso while Thompson,is a skillful batter who coulu advance him. * * * * PHILLIES' ROSTER NEARLY COMPLETE WINTER HAVEN, Fla.--With the exception of three of last year's regulars, the roster of the Phillies is about complete. First Baseman Hurst and Second Baseman Mallon reported Wednesday, but Chuck Klein, Pinckey Whitney and Barney Friberg are still among the absentees. * * * * CUBS NEED PITCHERS AND ROGERS HORNSBV AVALON, Cal.--Whatever improvement the Chicago Cubs show over last season, if any, apparently must come from the pitching staff and the return of Manager Rogers Hornsby to the lineup. The infield will be just as it wag expected to be last season before Lester Bell and Hornsby were injured. They will bo at third and second respectively, -with Woody English at short, and Charles Grimm at first. * * * * REDS LOOK FORWARD TO BATTING PRACTICE TAMPA, 'Fla--The Cincinnati Reds looked forward Thursday to their first batting practice of the season. Cold weather and the condition of the field has held them to bunting and "pepper" games thus zr. GABBY BELIEVES HAFEY WILL JOIN BRADENTON, Fla.--Altho Chick Hafey still is in California holding out for more pay, Manager Gabby Street of the Cardinals believes the slugging outfielder will come to terms and be a regular again this year. , PIRATES LOSE A STRONG PITCHEK PASO ROBLES, Cal.--Pitcher Steve Swetonic is lost'to the Pittsburgh Pirates, at least for the early part of the season, Manager Jewel Ens announced Thursday. Physicians said Swetonic will not be able to pitch for two or three months. An injured right elbow has failed to respond to treatment. * * * # INDIANS TO 3IEET PELICANS SATURDAY NEW ORLEANS--The Cleveland Indians will get their first taste of competition Saturday when they inaugurate their exhibition series with the New Orleans Pelicans. Most of the regulars declare they are ready now. * * * * KOENIG TO BE IN , ROLE OF AN 1NFIELDER SACRAMENTO--Any p l a y i n g done by Mark Koenig, ex-Yankee, with the Detroit Tigers tills year will be in the role of an infielder and not as a pitcher. Koenig developed mound aspirations last summer and still harbors hurling ambitions, but Manager Stanley R. Harris has declared ho considers Koenig as a candidate for the shortston berth. * * * * DONIE BUSH LACKS FIRST BASE STAR SAN ANTONIO--Manager Donlc Bush is becoming pensive over the question of who will play first base for tho Chicago White Sox this year. Ray Radcliff, from Selma of the la to South-Eastern league, is the only bona fide candidate. If he fails to produce it is likely that Johnny Watwood will be called in from tho outfield for the job. are guards, and his scoring ability is sufficient to earn him a place on t\*n tnn*,, * the team. Harris, who holds the honor of being the roughest man in the conference, has only the fault of being too zealous in his guarding. He left five games via the personal foul route. Despite this weakness, he played an important part in the Parsons machine and contributed from 2 to 10 points in every game. If any team in tho conference can stop Central's machine, this f\rst quintet from the other 12 schools could do it. The aggregate point average of these five men is nearly 35 and they combine as well some of the finest guarding abilities in the conference. WEISSDIiULLEB IS Swimming Champion and His Bride, Bobby Arnst, Met v Valentine's Day. MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 5. W--Johnny Weissmullcr, star of many swimming events, and Bobby Arnst, star of the stage, were on their honeymoon here' today. Their marriage, announced yesterday, took place last Saturday after a speedy courtship. The couple met this past Valentine's day. The couple itself announced its wedding, which had been kept secret. They said they were married by County Judge Fred Shipply at Fort Lauderdalo, Fla., with George Murphy and Juiel Johnson of New York as witnesses. Both gave their ages at 26. Miss Arnst is a popular Broadway dancer. The couple plans to go to New York within a week when Wciss- muller completes a contract at a local swimming pool.' Ban Johnson Reported "Weaker" at Hospital ST. LOUIS, March 5. (/T)-- Ban Johnson, former president of the American baseball league, was reported "a little weaker" by attendants at St. John's hospital here this morning'. Johnson is suffering from diabetes and complications, and has been seriously ill for several weeks. K I KSTER GIRLS TO MEET EMIMONS Minn., March G.-- The Kiester girls' baakctball team will journey over to Emmons Friday .evening to oppose the Emmons girls' team. Last Friday evening the Kiester girls won over Woden, 29-6. many FIGHT RESULTS COLUMBIA WINS DUBUQUE, March 5. *--Co- iumblii academy or Duhuqtio won its third consecutive district lnis- kotlmll championship lust night' ly nosing out St. Patrick's academy of Cedar Rapids, 17 to 15, Tho victory entitles tho «iumers to participation in tho state Catholic academy tournament hero March ]3 and 14. St. John's of Independence won the class B title Uy n. 15 to. 10 victory over tho Sacred Heart academy or Eaglo Grove. The Shows what are If you want to see why you never get any crumbs inyourmouthwhensmok- ing a Charles Denby, jusl slice one open. You'll see the clean long filler thai makes the Dcnby far out- smoke and out-taste its price. Made and tastes like a 10 Cent-er. H. Fendrich, Inc., Maker Evansville, Ind,, Est. J850 Tlrie LONG FILLER KID LEHR SIGNS AS RING FOE FOR HAMPTON IN SIX Waterloo Scrapper to Give an Advantage in Weight to Local Star. Kid Lehr, scrappy Waterloo boxer, was signed Wednesday to trade- blows with Don Hampton, · local star, in one of the sijc round bouts of the 42 round boxing card sched- M° d h f °^ th ° armor y Thursday, Lehr, who made a decisive hit when he defeated Gordon Stewart, Dows "fighting fool," whom ho sue- ceeded in knocking to the canvas on two different occasions, has been waiting for a bout -with Don Hamp. ton for the past two months and promised Matchmaker Kelly that if ho does not win over the local star 5 he would not tako pay for his efforts. Kelly, with some consideration p j the records of both fighters, was satisfied that both boys have fought nnd defeated Gordon Stewart. Th$ Dows mauler succeeded in scoring two knockdowns over Don Hamp» ton, which lie failed to do in hli bout with the Waterloo scrapper. " In meeting Don Hampton, LehJ will give an advantage of f i v j pounds. He has allowed advantages ·with such fighters as Tony Ligdurt of Des Moincs, Slick Jcsnick 'ot Newton, Putts Mossman and Harold Pludo of Des Moines, all of whom he has defeated. Kid Lehr has als| defeated Hymie 'Wiseman, Short, Paul Wangley and others. Frankie Spargo, former Mas'oa City "fighting fool," who is now making his home in Sioux Falls, S. [ Dak., was signed to meet a worthy p opponent in one of the other si* f rounders. His opponent will bo an- f nounced as soon as the matclunakeC f receives word from St. Paul. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ROCHESTER, Louis "Kid" Kaplan, Meriden, Conn., stopped Tommy Crowley, Pittsburgh (7); Oak Till, Rochester, outpointed Garfield John- f son, Buffalo (6. OAKLAND, Cnl.--Young Jack Thompson, Oakland, knocked out Babo Anderson, Sau Jose, Cal., (9). SAN FRANCISCO--Wesley Metchel, Salt Lake City, drew with. Sammy James, Los Angeles, (10) LLOYI L1ESENBEUG CO., Distributor, Mason Cltjy Iowa

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