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:A lif BASEBALL II Des Moines Western league club will oppose Mason City semipro team in opening games of schedule, carded for April 28. 29. BASEBALL Mason City high school baseball awaits warm- ex- weather for opening date. Games listed at stadium. THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1934 Out of the PRESSBOX -f, AL MITCHELL- 1"! Bouquet Congratulations are handed to Mason City, as one of the towns in Iowa and Illinois which, turned down the National Softball association's $65 franchise project, by an Iowa sportswriter. Bill Bayliss, who has his desk at the Burlington Hawk- Eye, says: V * * "Efforts of a national organization to start a whole lot of soltball leagues all over the country, appear to have been something of a flop. This Is not because of any decline In the popularity of the sport, but is the result of the apparent desire of the national organization to make a lot of money on the side. The Idea of organizing leagues was without a doubt a good one, but the idea of charging teams a "franchise fee" of $65 lor the privilege of joining such. circuits savors strongly of graft. » * * "Galesburg, Monmouth and Kewanee in Illinois and Mason City in - Iowa have recently turned the cold shoulder to the national organizers. Nothing has been heard of the plan in Burlington for some time, though the date for a district organization meeting here is long since past. Some towns to the west of us have fallen in line, according to reports and it is possible that they will realize oh the investment but it is hard to see how an amateur sof tball team can get $65 worth of good being affiliated with an organization in Chicago. If the money was a sort of guarantee, to be turned back at the end of the season provided a club fulfilled its obligations, or if it was used to purchase trophies for winning teams, the idea would not be so bad. As it is, the money is just a plain donation to an outside concern." * * * Evidently t h e Burlington scribe read the story, published here, of Ivan A. Barnes' reaction to the program, when he found that it meant giving away cold cash that ought to go to Mason City athletics. w # * Bayliss must have read with understanding the quoted portions of Physical Director Barnes' letter to Fred C. Mains of Newton, appointed state director by the national association. Here's his comment: * * * Was it any wonder that the . - Mason City .sports lover, who last winter thought he was donating his money and time to a movement which would work for the advancement of amateur sports, took his trusty typewriter in hand and wrote a scathing letter to the recently appointed Iowa state softball director .when that gentleman asked him to help organize a league In Mason City? * * « Now see what Ed Moore, Jr., has to say in the Waterloo Courier regarding North Iowa softball in general. Mason City can cut itself in for a slice of compliment, it seems to me, in this paragraph. * * * "Luckily, and thanks to some pretty straight thinking during the winter months, the Waterloo teams and virtually all the teams in northeast Iowa refused to join one of the many leagues being sponsored by a Chicago group. Under the present arrangement, Waterloo and northeast Iowa teams generally will be able to compete with one another without paying a large fee for the 'privilege.'" * * * The Waterloo sports editor explains the council form of "government," which controls softball in the Blackhawk city, in another section of his column. And Mason Cityans can find satisfaction in knowing that their local sponsors of the game have always had in mind exactly the same motive as the Waterloo council apparently has kept before it. * * * To quote again: " . . . under plans outlined by the council, leagues will be sponsored to provide for boys and men who play the game for the exercise and fun which can be gained from it;, likewise, leagues will be sponsored for the boys and men who rank high in playing ability." * * * Playing the game for the fun o: it, as well as for a test of ability, is the prime object in Mason City, an opposition to the professionalizec side will continue strong. Chapman Threat to Dunlap Defense of North-South Crown PINEHURST, N. Car., April 5. UP --Dick Chapman, former inter scholastic champion of Greenwich Conn., loomed as a serious threa to George Dunlap, national amateu champion, in defense of his nort: and south amateur title. Chapman yesterday uncorked a sensational 66 on the No. 2 cours to eliminate Johnny Johnson o Lumberton, N. Car., in a quarter finals match. The score was 8 and 7 Dunlap, who set a course recor of 63 Tuesday, received a sever challenge from Jack Ryerson o Cooperstown, N. Y., but eliminate: him, 4 and 3. NEW FACES SHOW IN '34 BASEBALL PITCHERS CHANGE JOBS SINCE LAST CONTESTS OF '33 Half of National League Will See New Catchers Behind Bat As Season Opens. (This is the first of a brief scries of stories summing up the salient changes in major league lineups, based on latest training developments.) By EDWARD J. NEIL Associated Press Sports Writer. NEW YORK, April 5. UP)--A flock of new faces in American :eague infields, and an almost complete set of carpentered outfields in the National league add some- :hing different this year to the attraction of the opening of the 1934 major league season, less than two weeks away. Without exception, every pitching staff in the two circuits boasts strangers brought in since last fall. There will be new catchers in the spike holes back of. half the National league plates whereas but one radical change has taken place in the American league. Of five new managers, three appear in the National league. Different Ideas. But as far as the infields and outfields are concerned, the two leagues started out in pursuit of exactly opposite aims through the winter and spring training season. In the National league, for instance, all but two clubs, the Pitts- ourgh Pirates and Boston Braves, will open April 17 with one or more outfielders who worked elsewhere last summer. In the American league every outfielder except three, the Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers, stands pat on the rovers of 1933. Three Have Aliens. On the other hand aliens bob up with regular jobs in only three National league infields, though there has been considerable shifting about among the holdovers of four other teams. Wholesale infield changes mark the appearance of the American league teams with only the Athletics and possibly Washington standing pat. Even the world champion New York Giants joined in the shuttling about of National league outfielders by trading George Davis to St. Louis for George Watkins, a lefthander who figures to reach the short rightfield stands at the Polo grounds with more or less ease. Cards Hold Davis. The Cards, in addition to Davis in centerfield, have held over belting Joe Medwick, freshman lasi season, but with Ernie Orsatti slowed by holdout trouble either Jack Rothrock, former American leaguer, or Colonel Buster Mills from Rochester, will gallop aboul until further notice. The Cubs have the league's top belter, Chuck Klein, teaming with Kiki Cuyler and either Babe Herman, Riggs Stephenson or the rookie, Tut Stainback, as developments may warrant. Either Ethan Allen, from the Cards, or the Pacific coast Hawaiian, Henry Oana, will be in the Phillies' outfield with Wes Schulmerich and Chick Fullis, and Lew Koenecke, once an expensive Giant rookie, seems to have won a place in Brooklyn in between Johnny Frederick and either Danny Taylor Buzz Boyle or Hack Wilson. Adam Comorosky, from the Pirates, adds spice to the Reds' attack with Chick Hafey and Johnny Moore. Keep Old Status. Only the Waner boys and Freddy Lindstrom in Pittsburgh and the Braves' combination of Wally Berger, Randy Moore, Hal Lee, Bob Worthington and Joe Mowry retain their 1933 status. Goose Goslin in the Tigers' out field, Jonathan Stone, who went t Washington in exchange for him and Carl Reynolds, in Boston repre sent the American league changes The firm of Ruth, Combs anc Chapman, in New York; Porter Averill and Vosmik, in Cleveland Cramer, Johnson and Coleman, in Philadelphia; West, Campbell am Garms, in St. Louis; Simmons, Haa and Swanson in Chicago, all wil do business as usual at the old stands. Collins Not Alarmed Over Report of Grove Flareup Baer to Make Stop in Iowa on Way to Camp for Trainin; DES MOINES, April 5. UP)--MaJ Baer, the young California gentle man who hopes to dethrone Prim Camera as heavyweight champio: of the world, will make an appear ance in Des Moines enroute to hi eastern training quarters. Dave Fidler, Des Moines boxin, promoter, received word yesterday from Ancil Hoffman, manager o Baer. that the challenger would en gage in a three-round exhibition it Des Moines. A definite date was no established. BucTdy Baer, Max's young brothe who also has pugilistic inclinations will appear on the proposed card Hoffman wired. MERMAIDS TO COMPETE IN CHAMPIONSHIPS Intent on making a big splash, the relay team of the Washington Athletic club of Seattle has entered the national indoor swimming championships to be held In Chicago April 11-14. Left to right: Doris Buckley, Babe Gilson, Hazel Brooks, Olive McKean. (Associated Press Fhoto). Globe-Gazette and Oilers in Keg Victories THURSDAY GAMES Blrum-Olson vs. Schmidt's City Club, 1 and 2. Budweiser vs. Studebaker Six, 3 and 4. Special Match--Waterloo vs. Mason City. The Globe-Gazette and Northern Oilers each won two games Wednesday night in City league bowling, defeating the Joe Daniels' Goodyears and the A. M. Schanke and company teams. The Schanke team, though defeated, was high scoring outfit for the evening, and took the'top-posi- tion in the week's scoring with 2,867. W. Sheka of the Schankes was holder of the high single mark with 247 in his second game, but Bob Powell of the Globe-Gazette was the star of the night when he rolled 229 and 221 after a 144 start, to a series of 594 and a 198 average. No 600 series or 1,000 score was bowled. Eight 200's were registered, with Powell and H. Lee getting two each. Damp weather made the evening scores low as many splits were set up. Players-W. Shcka C. Snook Doe I). Molter . . - . . R. Kadcllffe . , Actual Pins. Handicap . . . A. M. SCHANKE i- CO. 1st . 178 . 193 . 155 , 208 , 172 . 912 , 74 2nd 247 ISO 155 iro 161 883 74 3rd 157 185 155 171 180 848 74 Total BR2 534 465 94!) 513 2643 222 957 922 2867 Playe: \V. McCauley C. Jlnllan .. B. Powell .. T. Colloton . L. Carle ... GLOBE-GAZETTE 1st 2nd 3rd 179 167 140 194 229 170 151 . 149 , 144 , 174 . 157 171 221 m 190 Actual Pins. Handicap ... 803 75 911 73 909 Total 486 514 594 525 504 2623 225 Av. 162 171 198 175 1G8 874 75 NEW RECORD IS SET BY JUNIORS Girls Total 478 in Week's Supervised Fire at "Y" Target Range. All previous junior range records 'ell during the last week in the American Legion supervised firing at the Y. M. C. A., as the girls' high scorers set up a 478x500 mark to exceed the 476x500 set by the boys on March 8. The boys' record was fired entirely in the prone position, while one, girls' score was from, a sitting josition. The boys' rifle team will fire a return postal match with Longview, Wash.f'at 7 o'clock Saturday evening on the Y. M. C. A. range. The local record firing will be open to the public. High scores for the week's supervised firing were: BOYS. Steve Pelcoff 92x100 Clare Willsher (sitting) 90x100 Bob Bliss 89x100 Junior Law 89x100 Richard Casey 87x100 Total, high five ... GIRLS. Dorothy Curtis Lucille Snipps Shirley Forbes Enid Forbes (sitting) 95x100 Rosamond Webster 92x100 Total Tins .. 878 881 98* 2848 919 JOE DANIELS' OOODYEARS Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Total Thelsen 224 Z24 Whitney 188 114 362 Robinson 170 170 18S 822 Kolb 193 169 213 Sli MncDonald ... 146 142 168 454 B, Johnson .. 179 168 145 492 Actual Pins.. 912 Handicap ... 37 837 43 880 45 2629 127 Total Tins . . . . 949 88S 925 : NOBTHEBIf OILERS Players-- 1st H. Lee 158 H. Mutter ... 150 H. Pusch .... 177 A. SonderKaard 148 F. Duncan ... 163 Actual Pins.. 796 Handicap . . . 40 2nd 207 163 1.11 164 163 848 40 3rd 319 1SB 183 171 175 904 40 469 511 483 501 2548 120 877 42 Av. 193 15(1 170 161 16' 849 40 . 836 888 944 2668 889 Six Teams Organized for Post-Season Play in "Y" Court League Six teams have been organized for Y. M. C. A. post-season basketball, and will play Friday night at 8 o'clock at the "Y" floor, the Aces meeting Ulen's, Terry's Terribles taking on Swift's, and the Y's Men opposing the Brownies. Ulen's defeated the Y's Men 51 to 31, and Terry's Terribleg won from the Aces 25 to 19 in games Tuesday High school games at the "Y" during spring vacation showed victories for the Red-Hots, 21 to 14, over the Indians, for the Tigers, 22 to 19 after a 10-10 tie at the half, and a 26-14 contest between two pickup outfits. IS GRIDDEK'S UNCLE Ray Steele, professional wrestler is an uncle of George Henry Sauer Nebraska's all-American fullback-and his real name is Pete Sauer. . .447x500 ... 98x100 ...97x100 ...96x100 StoeckerWith List of Iowa Ace Wrestlers AMES, April 5.--Several former nd present star Iowa high school matmen are entered in the National imateur Athletic Union tourney to ie held at Iowa State college, April 3-14. Dale Brand, Fort Dodge, former tate interscholastic champion, a lever and strong grappler, will :ompete in the 126-pound division. Another entry in the division is Raymond Hamilton, Iowa Falls, who defeated his University of Iowa op- onent last week-end to win the state "Y" tournament. Another former high school mat- man who should do well in the meet s Russell Johnson, Eagle Grove, who has twice won the Midwest A. A. U. championship and the "Y" crown in -he 112-pound weight. Byron Guernsey, East Waterloo, winner of the 145-pound "Y" crown, vill be a strong competitor in his weight. Other outstanding former high school entries include Al Stoecker, ilason City, 175 pounds; Clifford Peck, formerly of Cherokee, now representing the Drakesville CCC camp; heavyweight; Art Hyde, Dubuque; and Ivan and Gilmore Passick, Valley Junction, who have leen on the Des Moines "Y" team for the last 2 years. Ivan is a 175- pounder and Gilmore a heavyweight. Total, high five 478x500 Veteran Lineup to Be in Action at Goodell GOODELL, April 5.--With a veteran lineup that won 19 consecutive victories last spring and fall, the Goodell baseball team will play a schedule of 10 games, including some of the best teams in this section of the country. Practice has been hampered -this spring due to the condition of the weather but the 25 candidates reporting are fast rounding into shape. Alexander is the first foe this week-end. THE SCHEDULE April 6--Alexander, here. April 10--Sheffield, here. April 13--Thornton, tliere. April 17--Kanawlm, there. April 20--Alexander, there. April 24--Kanawha, here, April 27-28--County Tournament at Corwlt!) May 4--Open. May 8--Mason City, here. May 11--Mason city, there. .May 16--Sheffield, tliere. May 22--Woden, here. Hampton Ping-Pong Team Comes Here for Matches Hampton ping-pong players wen Mason City visitors '"Vednesda: night for a series of matches played at the local Y. M. C. A. A victory in the majority of games was scored for Mason City. Rex Harrison, Will Robinson, Jr. M. Elliott, Jim Campbell and R Birdsall were the Hampton team members. For Mason City, Dr Draper Long, R. E. Wiley, E. A Engler, King Vanderwicken an Paul Hull, were the players. Tables were furnished for tin matches by L. S. Putnam and Dr W. C. Egloff. Hagenlacher First in Balkline Tourney Play CHICAGO, April 5. OP)--Eric Ha genlacher of Germany was in firs' place in the international 18.2 balk line billiard championship tourna ment today, by virtue of his 400 to 223 victory in six innings over Willie Hoppe, New York. His defeat last night removed Hoppe as a first place contender and only Welker Cochran, San Francisco, threatened. Hagenlacher, in his sixth trip, ran out with an unfinished run of 141, equalling his best game of the meet. Hoppe won the break and took a lead of 76 in the fourth when he ran 168. But the German scored 55, 69 and then ran out. RABBIT TO COME BACK TO BRAVES EARLY IN SEASON Grimm Convinced Pitchers of Cub Staff Aren't So Hot After Game. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. PETERBTJRG, Fla., April 5. --If Manager Bill McKechnie of the Boston Braves is right, then Rabbit Maranville, who broke his leg in a game with the Yankees last week, will be back in a tribal uniform before the season is very old. "I look for the rabbit to rejoin us in May," says Bill, who is optimistic if nothing else. CUBS SAN ANTONIO, Tex.--Manager Charlie Grimm had a suspicion that his Cub pitchers weren't so hot this spring. Now he's convinced of it. Pat Malone, Bill Lee, Dick Ware and Roy Joiner were nicked for 24 hits by the San Antonio Missions yesterday as the Cubs won the spring training trip's high scoring game, 24 to 21. WHITE SOX PHOENIX, Arit.--Joe Heving has ioined Ted Lyons in sending cheer :o Manager Lew Fonseca of the White Sox. Following Lyon's fine pitching performance of Tuesday, Heving yesterday held Pittsburgh to two lits and one run in four innings. A' Simmons also is beginning to find the range with his long hits. TIGERS B R A D E N T O N , Fla.--Lynn (Schoolboy) Rowe, youthful Detroit righthander, will make his firs' pitching start of the season agains Montreal tomorrow after having been doctored for a sore arm. The Tigers play the St. Louis Cardinal today. YANKEES ATLANTA: Lou Gehrig's bat ha sounded a warning to Babe Rut" and Jimmie Foxx that they'd bette look to their laurels this year. I: two days here Lou walloped thre homeruns, a triple and a single ani batted in 10 runs. DODGERS ORLANDO, Fla.--Linus Frey young Brooklyn shortstop who was "beaned" a few days ago is rapidly recovering from the slight concussion he received when the pitched ball struck his head. He was expected to leave the hospital today. GIANTS MERIDIAN, Miss.--Despite their ?10,000 guarantee from Miami Beach,.the New York Giants weren't especially popular in Florida this spring but they've received a full share of warm welcomes on the way home. Since leaving Florida, they have played before approximately 28,000 fans in six games and even had a band and a special welcoming committee to meet them when they came to Meridian. PHILLIES WINTER HAVEN, Fla.--Bound homeward for Philadelphia, the Phillies have completed one of their most successful southern baseball schedules in years. They woo 10 of 17 games. Next on the schedule is the city (Turn to Market rnue IN BIG BLOWOFF LEFTY GROVE WATERLOO RING BOY IS CARDED Malcohm, Hare to Scrap for Armory Show Here; Card Scheduled April 13. Settlement on weights Thursday made possible an agreement between Ronald Malcolm of Waterloo and "Swede" Hare of For' Dodge, who were booked to appear on the April 13 boxing card of the American Legion Drum corps at th local armory. The Fort Dodge boy will weigl in at 152 pounds and Malcolm wil probably come into the ring at 148 his best fighting poundage. Th pair will meet in the second round bout of the evening-, on card arranged by Matchmaker Jo Kelly. Four 6 round events will b included on the card. Two fighters who have had plen ty of work in Mason city rings ar ready to go April 13 if opponent can be listed for them. Leonar "Wild Bull" Johnson of Forest Cit; and Kid Rippley of Charles Cit are the two "punchers looking fo an assignment. Kelly is in hopes of getting 1 Ear Mason, Albert Lea's "Packing Hous Kid," to climb into the ring agains Johnson, but had not heard from the Minnesotan Thursday. TENDER MUSCLES CAUSE OF TIRADE N FLORIDA CAMP to Intention of Calling Off Deal With Mack, Says Boston Manager. BOSTON, April 5. UP)--Eddie tolling, Boston Red Sox general nanager, today refused to become .larmed about the reported flareup f Bob "Lefty" Grove over his $100,00 southpaw pitching arm. "When two such capable trainers an our Doc Woods and the Ath- etlcs' Doc Ebling, without having .alked to each other, coincide in heir diagnosis oC Grove's sore arm, am confident it will right itself in me," Collins said. "Not Surprised." "I really am not surprised. You mow this is the first sore arm Lefty las ever experienced and you may well imagine his state of mind when t refused to respond to treatment at once. "We have no intention of trying to call off our deal with Connie Mack. It was made in good faith and is merely one of the breaks of the game that Grove should have contracted a cold or injured his shoulder muscles in some way." Grove, according to reports from Orlando, Fla., suddenly threw down ils glove yesterday while warming up with Coach Tom Daly. Ready to Quit. He had been cutting loose and became so excited when his arm twinged that he cried out, "to hell with it. I guess I can't do the club any good. I might as well hang up my spikes." "My arm is terrible," he said later, when he calmed down. "I don't know what to make of it. Maybe it will come around when we hit the cold weather. If it doesn't--well, I don't know." Collins has been informed by what he regards as competent authorities that "Lefty" has a sore muscle in his upper arm and that the pain will gradually disappear under hard work. GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE (By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS) Cleveland (A) 7; New York UN 0. Brooklyn (N) 9; Boston (A) 7. Detroit (A) 6; Cincinnati (N) 3 Chicago (A) 11; Pittsburgh (N 3. Philadelphia (N) 14; Newark (IL) 4. New York (A) 10; Atlanta (SA) 5. Philadelphia (A) 16; Charlotte (PL) 3. Chicago (N) 24; San Antonio (XL) 21 (10 innings). Clarion Takes Fourth of , Tournament Rifle Trials CLARION, April 5.--The Clarion Rifle club won its fourth tournament match in League No. 10 of: the Interclub indoor league, any sight 50 feet, by defeating Buffalo, N. Y., 940 to 918. Individually the shooters ranked as follows: CLARION I'r,)ne Standing Tot. ion 10(1 100 !IH 100 S. Slmpe Knih . . . C. Shupe Hilrtsnck Innls . . . H9 88 88 84 IS!) 188 BUFFALO Prono Standing Dcenen 9!) 87 Hlckeri 100 85 Srhradrr Hill 83 BeBRS 98 81 Tautnmn 99 86 Tot. 1HIS 1H5 Burnnivllle. Ohio Scranton. Pa Clarion, Iowa Baffalo, N. Y LEAGCE STANDINGS Shoot Score .. IMS 2806 942 2881 040 2785 · t»» 2721 W. 3 Announcing: MASON CITY BOTTLING CO. as the new distributor for Hamm's Beer Beer dealers in the Mason City territory can get real service now when they want Hamm's Beer. Iowa's favorite beer is now distributed in this locality by the Mason City Bottling Company, 701 So. Federal Ave. Just phone 85 when you want a supply of the most popular drink in Iowa-Hamm's Beer . . . Preferred Stock . . . Old Lager ... or Hi-%. THEO. HAMM BREWING COMPANY--ST. PAUL, MINN.

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