The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on April 6, 1934 · Page 9
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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 9

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, April 6, 1934
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BASEBALL Des Moines Western league club will oppose Mason City seraipro team in opening games of schedule, carded for April 28, 29. BASEBALL Mason City high school baseball awaits warmer weather for opening date. Games listed at stadium. ^__--_ FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 1934 AGE OF JAPANESE COURTS TAKES OWN LIFE JUMPS OFF SHIP ON JOURNEY FOR DAVIS CUP GAME Nervous Complaint Cause of Attempt; Other Players to Continue Trip. TOKIO, April 6. (ff)--Jiro Satoh, Japan's great little tennis warrior, was reported a suicide today. Main reliance of Ms country's Davis cup team, the Japanese ace leaped into the sea from the liner Hakone Maru shortly after the vessel left-Singapore for Europe, advices reaching here tody said. His body was not recovered. . Suffering from a- nervous complaint for some months, Satoh was in when he and three other members of the Japanese team reached Singapore on their way to the summer tennis campaign in Europe. He got off the boat there, intending to return home, but telegrams from Japanese .tennis authorities . urging Mm to .continue the trip, led him to re-embark. Soon after the Hakone Maru had sailed, Satoh was discovered to be missing. A hurried search was instituted. In his cabin was found a letter indicating he intended to take his own life. The liner was halted for several hours while, a vain search for his body, was made. Despite Baton's death, the other (Turn to page 30, oolnmn ·! Cubs Strengthened All Around and Boasting Plenty New Faces--Grimm Klein, Young Players Help in '34 Plans EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the seventh, of a series of eight stories written for the Associated Press by big league managers giving their views on the coming pennant races. The Most Complete Collection of New Spring Suits We've Ever Shown We've assembled every style, every model, every sort of, every color including extreme light- to dark shades. Styles that range from conservative to young men's sport models. Come and see how easy it will be for you to choose your new Spring Suit. $2250 $2450 L A R N E R ' S 13 South Federal Ave. By CHARLES J. GRUB! Manager, Chicago Cubs AVALON, Santa Catalina Island Calif., April 6. UP)--Strengthened in every department, I think the Chicago Cubs have a much improved club o v e r t h e one we started with last year and certainly we are going into the 1934 National league race with every intention of winning. Of course the a d d i t i o n o f Charles (Chuck) Klein, National CHARLES G R I M M league batting champion of 1933, to our outfield has helped a lot, but I also expec a great deal from the fine crop o: youngsters which has come to us this spring. I believe the public would like tc see some new faces on the Chicagi Cubs' team and if these young fel lows come through as I expect them to we will have a peppy club tha will be hard to beat.. Sees Four Rooks Making Grade In all my years ill organized base ball I have never seen so man good-looking _, pr£SpJ2Cts,_ampng . th rookies as we have this season. Usii ally a manager is lucky to find on good player in the bunch but earl indications are we have three o four who are going to make th grade. Dick Ward, who led Pacific Coas league hurlers last year, certain! looks like the money. He has a fin change of pace--the best I hav ever seen in a newcomer--and ther apparently are no flaws in his delrv ery. Bill Lee, another right hande who came to us from Columbus, al. holds promise among the new pitch ers. Praise For Chuck Klein And then there are Ernie Ph«lp a catcher; Augie Galan, infielde and George (Tuck) Stainback, ou fielder. They're all promising young sters who seem certain to stick. As for Klein, I don't take an stock in the talk that the short righ field at Philadelphia was the answi (Tom to page 10, column 3) NEWCOMERS LIFT CHICAGO FLAG HOPES Chicaco baseball fandom, eager for "new faces" in the Cubs' lineup, ought to be satisfied with this array, several of whom are sure to see lots of action. At left is Chuck Klein, the Cubs' prize purchase of the winter season. Catcher Ernie Phclps (upper right) should be able to relieve the veteran Gabby Hartnett f re- quentlv. Pitcher Dick Ward (left, above) led Pacific Coast league hurlers last season and looks sure-fire, while below him , is Augie Galan, promising infielder, and at lower right George threatening, the ^venerable. · Biggs Stepbenaon. ;y _ . "Tuck" Stalnback, hand- BOSTON RED SOX, REDS, PHILLY IN DRASTIC CHANGES Infield Reconstruction Job Occupies Attention of Major Managers. (Tills IB the second of a series of three 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 6. (A'l--The palm for most drastic infield reconstruction in the majors this spring goes to the'reorganized Cincinnati Reds and Jimmy Wilson's Phillies, in the National league, and Bucky Harris 1 affluent Red Sox in the American league. Harris hasn't merely shifted a few cogs around. He picked up last year's Boston infield by the heels, shook it thoroughly, saved some spare parts that dropped out and hurled the rest far from him. Sox Get -Judge. The Red Sox acquired Joe Judge who helped Harris win pennants at Washington, and Eddie Morgan, Clevelacd castoff, at first base. A smart second baseman, Max Bishop, came in the deal with Philadelphia along with Bob Grove and Rube Walberg for $125,000 of Tom Yawkey's fresh money. Chalmer Cisscll was traded in from Cleveland. With these Bucky mixed three youngsters who came to Boston late last season--Bill Werber of the Yankees, Fred Muller and Buck} Walters from the Pacific coast and international leagues. The very latest reports reveal Judge at first Muller at second, Werber at short and Cissell, third. But that's only a trial combination. Cincinnati Changes. At Cincinnati, Bob O'Farrel brought Tony Piet in from Pitts burgh to play second, Mark Keen ig from Chicago for third, and Gor don Slade from the Cards for short stop. Another former Cardinal, Sun ny Jim Bottomley, already was a Jimmy Wilso Umpire, Cow Clash, But It's on Automobile Trip TUCSON, Ariz., April 6. /P--Umpire Charles Pfirman, who is crossing the desert in his automobile and of f iciating' at the Pittsburgh Pirate vs. Chicago White Sox exhibition games enroute. collided with a cow He suffered a sprained wrist and several bruises but arrived in time for the game which the Pirates won 4 to 3. The Bucs meet the Sox in Tucson again today. Young Jake Schaefer Will Defend World Title in May CHICAGO, April 6. · UP)--Young Jake Schaefer who declined to play in the current international 18.2 balkline billiard tournament, will defend his world title at that style of the game against David McCandless of Chicago, late this month or early in May. Schaefer remained out of the tournament because of dissatisfaction over terms. The match, according to tentative plans, %vUl be at 2,000 points and will extend over five nights of play. McCandless is a former amateur champion and held the junior professional title. Egg exports from Australia in the last six months of last year were greater than those for the entire year of 1932. Cage Coach's Dream Walks Into Offices 7 Want to Play Here,' Says 6-11 Cager From Texas. SEATTLE, April 6. UP)--The type of basketball centers coaches dream ibout came to the University of Washington recently and couldn't :t in--at least not for another Clarence "Hec" Edmundson, back from Los Angeles where his Huskies won the Pacific coast conference championship, was sitting in his losed his schedule yesterday by de- eatinf Ora Morningstar. It was his at and eighth straight defeat Mat- uyama had three victories in eight tarts. ^ ;\ dcttt bet OR women . All women are unpredictable. That's probably why they're so charming. But don'tbet on their tastes. They like to experiment. And -- generally--it's a good thing they do, or there never would be much variety in foods at home. But the point is this--after your loving wife lias discovered the lasting satisfaction of Hills Bros. Coffee, experimenting further can be rather expensive. Gently inform her about the noticeable savings you make ·with Hills Bros. Coffee. You don't drink coffee by the pound. You drink it by the 1933 Killl Brol. cup. Tell her that the greater strength and concentrated goodness actually make Hills Bros. Coffee more economical to use than "bargain counter" brands --and it tastes better, too! office thinking about the future, when he got the biggest thrill of his life. A fellow opened the door, ducked his head to enter, and said: "I want to play basketball here." Edmundson thought he was seeing a ghost. The lad stood just one inch less than seven feet. · "And brother, you can be the coach, too" said Hec after, he -got his breath. Kermit Wright was the youngster. He came all the way from Texas after hearing about Washington's great team this year. He i! 19 years old, weighs 194 pounds and stands 6 feet 11 inches. He has another year of high school before he can enter college, and he said he intends to finish his schooling in Seattle. As he departed, Hec wrote in his date book: "Kermit Wright, varsity center, 1936:" Hagenlacher to Try for First Money in Balkline Cue Match CHICAGO, April 6. (/B--Krii Hagenlacher of Germany, wil tackle Welker Cochran, the San Francisco ace, seeking to put clincher on first money in the in ternational 18.2 balkline billiar tournament. Willie Hoppe last night left Coch ran in a tough spot, defeating th Californian, 400 to 34S, in 10 in nings. Cochran must defeat the German to force a playoff and get another crack at the title. Should Hagenlacher win, Cochran and Hoppe will have to play off for a second prize. Kinrey Matsuyama of Japac, i Icefields near the Behring Strait, which the icebreaker Chelyuskin as trapped, have ceased drifting, ausing the vessel to be crushed. first base. At Philadelphia, has wound up with Irv Jeffries second, young Mickey Hasli subbing for Dick Bartell temporar ily at short and Lou Chiozza, o third. Hopkins is another rooki candidate for third. Don Hurst i the anchor man at first base. Has Familiar Look. 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