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

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Mohawks End Austin Win Streak at 17 Straight With 36-2$ Triumph jBob Carpenter's visions of pro- issional football' turning 'into a Iftte.-helpmate to the baseball Iforld is a bit far-fetched, we fear. |:cordmg to the Phillies' young J?sident, the major league own- should buy up all the fran- jises available in the National [ofessional Football league and back and let the money pour LJt isu't quite as-simple as all it, however. The majority of leball men, we ihink, aren't lilificd to run football teams I'ause t h e y kuow baseball yers is no sign that they could I an all-Americau on sight. And ] can't familiarize yourself with 4he inlracacies of the grid rules tnight. Men spend lifetimes that. nd, might we ask, what wil present owners o£ the pro- Ijjonal football clubs do? Step Hie politely and hand every- lig over to the baseball moguls? [Jit's something that needs no Kwering; We think itV a fine [(ig foi- the baseball officials to ; their parks paying proposi- by. renting them to the pro teams during the fall sea- but beyond that, we don't lik Carpenter's idea holds much frier. · - -s j, · * Eiturning Players ·'ord Frick, however, president (the National league, does have ne good thoughts on the prob- -u of-veturning players._At least, inking about players returnkig .good. What he proposes to do I out them is the big topic com- ig up for discussion at the major ague meetings in "New York this ekend. And certainly, there is a prob- n to be faced. The 16 big league jibs aren't going to have room j take back the large number of layers already entered into "the ,:lrvice if the war should end sud- ifnly. On top of that, the ques- [·n of what to do with! players · the already-filled rosters. Many of them signed as free j;ents, and belong to no minor j'sgue outfit. Those are only a · \v of the questions that merely tratch the surface, and that will jive to be solved, once and for ;rl, at the coming meeting. The ijinor leagues will come in for ;eir share of attention, too. ' I': · * seed Help Jralore than a few will want |tpe sort of help from-the-majors; li'fle'r in the way of player talent, I'lich they aren't likely to get, " financial aid. If even some of |;se questions are brought to a Infinite solution, progress aiding l|i ,, 1944 big league races will ||Ve been made. |Watch for the results of the Inference this coming weekend. .- * [jo Chances £oach Lawrence "Pops" Harri- i of the University of Iowa Jketball team is taking no Circes on the Hawkeyes falling ·nieces in the Chicago game at a City this Saturday night. a, as you know, is tied with iflue foi- first place in the Big |;r* v with 6-0 records. » T n e Maroons, loser o£ 44 'jraight conference contests, are ,oing to have their night one of lljtese times, and Harrison doesn't [jrant Iowa to be the unfortunate 'ictim. Chicago is without a win Ace Feb. 19, 1940. |; Says Pops: "The Maroons twice nded long losing streaks at bwa's expense. They had lost 33 Itraight before beating the Hawks « Iowa City in 1938 and in 1935 Iki p-ir win snapped a 14-game los- string. Those Chicago boys *ill take It out- on some team jimetixne -- they'll have a hot ·ight and a confident favorite ''ill get a biff jolt. |c "We can't let that happen here '·\turday. Chicago plays a light- ag game and has 2 good scorers h Louis Deitelbaum, center, and [red DeGraw. forward. I'm going p try and get these boys to play i( s if they were meeting a quintet *ith a good record." Austin, Minn. --A Mason City basketball.team intent upon revenge for an early-season defeat, tagged Austin with, its first athletic loss of the 1943-44 season here Tuesday night, 36-25. · It was the initial setback in 17 starts over the present football and basketball campaigns for the Gopher school, and *gave the Mohawks 5 consecutive victories and brought the .More Left mr .-i jk · Ives, the sensational li Wkeye forward, will have to · V 'P breaking scoring records jxetty soon--there won't be any ·wore left to shatter. He now holds ·il marks. Only remaining ones ·ire the season's record, 245 Uves W.ow has 202 in 11 games) and Jflc record for 12 Big Ten games, 11-1, (I i' es has 91 in 6 - u ' s P° S - |ible that Dave Banner, his run- ·;|mgmatc, may snatch the mark |j Ambulant Proctology CLINICS For Rectal Soreness -. Consultations and Examinations Every S A T U K D A Y 10-12 1-5 Emergency Cases at All Times Dr. R. W. ShuRz, D. 0. 218, 219, 22« First National Bank Bid*. Phone 842 North Iowa Basketball Rockwell Downs Sheffield Twice Sheffield -- Rockwell's basketball team made oil with a doubleheader victory here Tuesday night, the boys downing Sheffield, 2G-14. and the girls winning, 3223. The Rockwell quintet led at the half, 11-15. Clark paced the winners with 12 markers, while Webb, Eckhardt and Brouwer netted 4 apiece for Sheffield. Rockwell's girls led 17-14 at the jntermissio'n. Petersen scored 13 for Rockwell; while .Neidering- haus had 10 for Sheffield. · * Little Cedar Defeats Carpenter Carpenter--The Little Cedar basketball team defeated Carpenter here Tuesday night, 42-32 jumping off to an early lead and holding it throughout. Little Cedar led at halftime, 28-14. Norm MacPhail scored 24 points for the winners, while Omer'Toye had 13 lor Carpenter. " ' The Carpenter girls evened matters by taking the little Cedar lassies Into camp 23-18. Carpenter Ted at the intermission, 14-7. Culbertson h*d 18 for'the victors. Doris Rawsort had 10 for Little Cedar. * Rake, Thompson Split 2 Games Rake--The Rake and Thompson basketball teams split a doubleheader here Tuesday night, the Thompson girls gaining a 42-41 triumph, while the Rake quintet stopped the Thompson boys, 33-30. Ardis Hanson set a new scoring record for Rake by pouring in 37 points, all but 4 ot her team's total of 41. Charlson had 18 for Thompson. The Rake hoys held a 20-14 halftime lead, but had to fight olt a Thompson rally in the final quarter. Ken ^ Randall scored 10 for Rake, while Osmundson and Bravick had 11 and lOVespeclively for Thompson. ' * Manly Topples Tianloritown, 25-22 Manly _ Coach Abe Martin's Manly basketball team defeated a visiting Hanlontown team here Tuesday night, .25-22. The Railroaders staged a second half comeback to turn the trick. Hanlontown led at the end of the first quarter, 3-2, and increased it to 11-7 at the intermission. Manly came back in this period, however, to forge into the lead, 17-16 at the conclusion of the period. Hogan and Collis paced the Manly attack with 9 and 8 p o i n t s respectively. Jennings notched 14 lor Hanlontown. Next contest on the Manly card is Friday night- when- Joicc pays the Railroaders a visit. total/ to 10 for the current season. ' Despite the fact that the Mohawks held slim leads at the end of the first'period ana at the half. lime, the game was nip and tuck through the two quarters. It was not until-the'third session that the Cardinal and Black began to forge ahead to stay. Everything Mason City did seemed to go right. The rebound work was excellent, and plays worked to perfection. It took the Mohawk quintet a while to solve the tight Austin defense, but once it broke that, the outcome was never in doubt. Richardson, A u s t i n forward who played such a bit part in the previous Minnesota victory, was shackled by the alert Mo-, hawk defense, and the best .he could do was a field goal and free throw for 3 points. Forward Ike Zeigler paced the Mason City attack with 11 markers on 4 baskets and 3 charity tosses, but ^thcrwise the scoring was fairly «*»n1 ir~*4it'ijitf»j1 "" ' Forward Art W a g n e ri and Guard Gus,, DiMarco netted 8 points each, while Bob Miller's 4, Verlyn Rutt's 3 and Bob Johnson's 2 rounded out the point- making. Butt and Zeigler' left the game via the personal foul route late in the fourth quarter when it did little damage to the - Mason City cause. At the end of the first period the Cardinal, and Black commanded an 8-6 lead, and by halftime still was ahead, this time by 12-11: It was in the third period, however, that the Mohawk attack began, to click. The Sutermen connected for 13 points while holding the Austin quintet to 7. enabling Mason City fo hold a'25-18 lead at the end of that quarter. Cardinal and Black dominance continued in the final stanza, as the Mohawks outscored Austin, 11-7, to win going away. The Mohawks will try for victory number 11 on the'Roosevelt floor Friday night by taking on Charles City in a non-conference contest. The Cardinal and Black already holds one decision over the Comets. M A S O N CITY CIS) Warmer. £ . . . . . . . J . Xctpler. f B u t t , c DiMarco. E Miller, g Cemcy. i Johnson, c --Tofal-r w ... AUSTIN (i 1 ,) Wright. / Richardson. £ Corey, c Millen. e Ebon, s Johnson, f Sathrc. g Totals 13 If 4 1 1 for Big Ten games, for he now leads Ives, 93-91. Lack of enough wrestlers to make an 8-man team has caused Iowa to cancel its dual mat meets" ·with Minnesota and Wisconsin Feb. 5 and 12. The Hawkeyes, however, will be represented by several athletes in the Biff' Ten title tournament at Evanston, III., Feb. 19. And the Iowa swimming team which faces Wisconsin at Madison Saturday, tied the Army Air meteorologists, with several former AAU champs last week. The lie, incidentally, was only the 2nd in Iowa swimming history. Cresco Stops Riceville, 29-18 Cresco--The Cresco basketbal team captured a non-conference victory from, the Riceville quinte here Tuesday night, 29-18. The winners pulled away after being held even in the first half. The count was deadlocked at 13-all a the intermission. Les Fields netted 13 points for Cresco. while Lockie had B foi Riceville. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Clinton 44, Savanna (111.) 39 (overtime). Centerville 18 Ottumwa (Central) 17. Davenport, 57 * Davenport (St Ambrose) 17. Eagle Grove 37 Webster City 28 Holy Family, Johawks Lose in Dubuque Meet D u b u q u e--A desperate 4lh- quarter rally fell just 3 points inort here Tuesday night as Holy Family was eliminated from the ·anks of the unbeaten in the Catholic Diocese tournament, Josing to a strong St. Mary's of Marshalltown, 33-30. The Maroons trailed all the nay. and made their bid in an amazing comeback that produced 15 points and held the opposition to 3 in the final stanza. St. Mary's snuffed the rally short of victory. The winners jumped off to an 8-3 lead ill the first period and went an to command a 17-14 margin" at the intermission: II was in .he 3rd quarter that Holy: Family segan to lose ground fast, and by the time that session was completed, the Maroons trailed by a 30-15 score. / Realizing that defeat was forthcoming unless something was done about the nutter, Father Kiefer's aggregation, came to life: and pushed in the 15 markers, but the 3 points the defense allowed Mar- shalltowu was enough to spelt defeat. Center .Joe sparked Holy points. McCauley again Family .with 18 In the opening round of play, the Maroons' had taggedla 27-26 defeat on Catholic high of Cascade and St. Mary's had downed OLVA of Waterloo, giving both clubs the right to meet in 2nd round play. M. AND II. BOWLING Won 1st and 3rd H.c. Tot. Dubuque--A second half lapse that allowed a strong Immaculate Conception of Cedar Hapids basketball team to overtake 2 opening-half leads spelled defeat for St. Joseph's in the Catholic Diocese tournament here Tuesday, 24-21. It was 'a 2nd-round contest. The Johawks had jumped into an early advantage, and by the lime the 1st period had come to an end. the Blue and White held a 12-5 margin. The Johawks slipped somewhat in the 2nd stanza, but at the intermission L. Schrtver 195; 559 523 594 731) 774 707 L. Copley S INUUSTBtAL BOWLING LEAGUE Standings Feb. I , W. L. " Furnace 33 10 Pet. .647 .608 .549 .320 .490 .430 .372 .313 Phalen Cleaners 31 20 Park Inn 28 23 Long Standard Service . . 27 24 Black and White Gale . .' · 25 2G StvHt-and Company '. 25 25 ODT Olficc 19 32 Slate Guard Company E . 16 35 High single--Ralph ConnoUv,' 249. High series--Kay Crispin, 609. High single team--Fhalen Cleaners, 971. High series learn--PhaJen cleaners, 2918. INDUSTRIAL BOWLING LEAGUE Won 1st 2nd 3rd H.C. Tot. Phalen Cl'ncrs 3 886 B07 894 231 2318 Long Std. Scrv. 0 807 813 901 18G 2712 Connolly 238; French 567. ODT Olficc 2 774 749 801 204 2328 Black Wh. 1 710 851 702 144 24S7 Swansoii 209; tyicdcrmeycr 6C4. Swift Co. 3 152 731 TJ9 342 2361 Holland Furn.- 0 G74 704. 74j !82 240a Wagner 183, 520. State Guard 3 700 748 738 325 2514 Park Inn 0 686 092 747 279 2404 Crispin 215. 609. still led, 14-11. The Greyhounds thundered back in the 3rd quarter, however, and with considerable help from a 6 foot-4 inch center commanded many of the rebounds. Immaculate Conception forged ahead in this stanza and led at the end of it, 17-16. This lead fired the. winners to new heights, and they pressed the advantage during the final period to capture the contest, 2421. Some missed shots in the 1st quarter crevented the Jonatvks from piling up a bigger margin, which might have staved off defeat. A steady grind of basket- hall also told the tale. St. Joseph's last week had gone through to the Cerro Gordo county championship, then jumped right in at Dubuque and captured a fst- round win from Sacred Heart of Waterloo, 30-16. .Forward Jim Collotpn and Center Frank Pattee paced the Jo- nawks with 8 points each. ST. JOSEPH'S (21) f f II J. Coylc; t Colloton. f ..... . Patlee, c MASON CITV BOWLING LEAGUE Won 1st 2nd 3rd Tot. lowanas Kozy Korner Elks Kol*3r5 N. W. Slates Coca-Cola ... 2 961 S84 886 1 839 923 996 2B21 2764 ... 1 944 '878 910 2732 ... 2 941 2000 991! £337 1 961 382 IOC4 2387 2 1000 383 100S 2991 Merchants Barber. I 902 897 949 2743 Davcy's : 2 S43 960 905 2053 HlEh single--S. Bcmii". 261. ' High 3 game--L, DeSomcry, 644. Uirh Ten High Single High 3 G. W. Bender L. Davey Dr. Shaffer R. Crispin L. Ilalligan 251 244 232. 23G 265 242 2iT 235 ' 621 ti32 629 610 624 608 603 628 63G 590 Team Standings W. Tou-anas 33 N. W. Slates 31 Kozy Korner 3jJ Hub Clolniers 29 Elks No. 375 29 Davey's ...-. 28 Coca-Ccla 21 Merchants Barber 15 - L. 21 23 24 26 33 Avg. 187 187 184 182 181 179 178 178 177 177 Pet. 611 574 536 537 | 537 519 389 278 PLAYERS IN BUSINESS George McQuinn, who handles the first base chores for St. Louis' Browns in the American league, manages a motion picture theater in Falls Church, Va., during the off-season, while another first sacker, Joe Kuhel, who will be back with Washington in 1944, sells insurance during the winter. J7-VEAC-OW3 FResMMAi-1 CA66fZ MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE -Wednesday, Feb. Z, 1944 T, Ai ^ IN , NEI £ -fT AWARDS-Crocm* Bing Crosby (left) presents wrist watch to Jug McSpaden, Philadelphia golf pro, while-Comedian Bob Hope (right) hands timepiece to Band Leader Bob Crosby at Hollywood, Cal. Jug and Bob teamed up to win the 36-hole war bond golf exhibition staged by Bing and Bob Hope. . i i. oo nine Sid Luckman Most Valuable 2. Coyle. B Peterson, g 4 I) 2 4 0 0 2 a CEDAR BAPIOS «I) Thomas. £ . . . . ; ilozek. f Russell, c TMlcm, g .... Grady, K Jennings, g MacEvery. K 3 2 pt tp 4 8 COLLEGE BASKETBALL (By The Associated PIE» "Mitchell'Field (N. Y.)"58; West-Point Armored Detachment 34. Dartmouth 59; Middlebury 4G. Wittcnburg 44; Ohio Northern 2B. Rhode Island Slate 64; Camp Mylcs Standish 43. Brown 54; Camp EmVicot Stabces 42. Juanita 54: Catholic University 37. South Carolina 67: GcorEia J 35. . Bainhridgo (aid.) Navy 90; Washington Cpllecc; 27. "Clemson (S. Car.) 43; Presbyterian 41. Quantico (Va.) Marines 32; Laneley Field 25. Warrensburg (Mo.) State Teachers 45- Westminster 39. Wcntworth Military Academy 34; St. Joseph rMo.) Junior College 31. Maryville (Mo. I State Teachers 35; Peru (Nebr.) Teachers 20. Baker U. iKans.) 47: Ottawa V. 22. DePauw V-5. 51; Valparaiso V. 44. Nebraska 54; Kansas State 47.- Central (Mo. 4T; Missouri Valley 46. Loras (Iowa! 59; Simpson 31. Ottumwa Naval Air Station 50; Central (Iowa I 49. Will Rogers Field 51: Phillips U. 30. Randolph Field (Tex,/ 62; Texas A. and M. 30. By BOB MEYER Cliicago, (U.R)--Ensign Sid Luck- man--footbalPs"T-That-Grew-ln- Brooklyn"--W e d n e s-d a y was named as 1943's "most valuable player" in the National Football league. Luckman, the Gowanus kid who passed his way from Brooklyn's Erasmus Hall high school through Columbia university to become professional football's foremost exponent of the "T" formation, defeated Don Hutson of the Green Bay Packers by 3 points in the league's annual voting Io win the most coveted professional football honor. The choosing of Luckman by a board of sports writers from the league's member .cities blocked Hutson's chance to win the "most valuable player" award for the third straight year. Six players figured in the voting, which was based upon 5 points for a first- place ballot and Z points for 2nd place. The ballol: 1st 2nd Pnts. Sid Luckman, Chicago Bears 6 3 3G Don Hutson, Green Bay Packers . . . 5 4 33 Sammy Baugh, Washington Redskins . 1 4 1 3 Ward Cutf, New York Giants . . . 1 n a Charlie Brock, Green Bay Packers 0 1 2 Bill Paschal, New. . . York Giants 0 ,1 2 The poll was based on season performance only, and did no1 draw consideration for Luckman as basis of his brilliant performance in the Dec. 2G playoff game when he threw 5 touchdown passes against Washington. In 10 games Luckman passed for 2,194 yards and 28 touchdowns-both new league records. He completed .545 per cent of his attempted passes and directed the Bears "T" with skill and discretion. Coach Curley Lambeau of Green Bay said that "playing against Luckman is like playing against a team with a coach on the field." Paradoxically, Luckman came to the Bears in 1939 with a confirmed hatred of the "T." Fresh from all-America honors at Co- Survey Shows 60 Inducted Since Close of 1943 Season By OSCAR FRALfY New York, (U.R)--A United Press iurvey revealed Wednesday that JO major leaguers have been dratted since the 1943 campaign ended, leading to belief that the meeting of baseball's post-war ilanning committee this weekend will develop into a "carry on" session concerned with 1944. . Major league moguls convene Jaturday in a forum originally intended to iron out post-Armistice ailments. But while' indications were that baseball would be able io continue, manpower inroads concentrated attention on a battle for survival. Sixty men from last year's ma- ior league rosters already have joen taken into the armed forces since the world series, while 120 men have been rejected for service. Heaviest losers in the National league were the championship St. Louis Cardinals and 2nd place Cincinnati, each of which lost 7 men, followed by New York and Brooklyn, both ot whom lost 5; lumbia, Luckman had to be sold on the system by Assistant Coach Luke Johnson. Later his extreme poise behind the line of scrimmage made him the mainspring of one of the greatest "T" formations in football history. ·ittsburgh, Chicago and Philadelphia, each 2, and Boston, 1. The world champion New York Yankees and, 3rd place Cleveland lave been hit hardest in the Amer- can league, each with 5 top men :aken, followed by Philadelphia, Washington and Detroit, each 4; St. Louis and Chicago, each 3, and Boston, 1. Brooklyn and New York were well padded, however, \yith 4-F's certain to be in uniform. Each learn has 12 of these men, followed by i Pittsburgh, -10; Chicago and Philadelphia, each 8; Cincinnati, 7; Boston, 4, and St. Louis, 3. In the American league, the St. Louis Browns 'were the best stocked club, having 12 men certain fo be on hand. The Brown's were followed in the "lucky" department by Chicago, 11; Philadelphia and Washington, 6; New York and Cleveland, 5; Detroit, 4, and Boston, 3. CLOTHES MAKE THE MAN Pratt, Kans., (fl 5 )--In the midst ot a close game of basketball new uniforms arrived for one of the competing Army air field teams. Play was halted so the members could put on their new ouUits. At that point the score was,tied. The team garbed'in new splendor then played the pants off the other- team, winning 47-27. T A R P A U L I N S Carried in Stock or Made to Order 8 x 10. $ 6.80 , 10 x 12 10.20 12 x 16.... 16.32 16 x 20 27.20 Mason City Tent, Awning and Canvas Co. Have a Coca-Cola = Skal (HERE'S TO YOU) or a way to .be warm-hearted in Iceland Skal, says the Icelander when he wants to wish you Well. Have a "Cote", says the Yank io the same spirit. In every dime Have a "Coke" is a phrase that breaks the ice between strangers. That's why Coca-Cola always belongs in your icebox at home. Yes, from the equator to the poles, Coca-Cola stands for the pause that rt/resles,--b*s become the global symbol of those who wish well to their fellow men. · omtD U N D t t AUJHOurr or THE COCA-COLA cowfANt §T sa°TM. MASON CITY COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. It's natural for popular names to acquire friendly abbrcvia- . tions. That'* why you hear I Coca-Coll called "Coke".

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