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What is Big Ten's Policy on Post-Season Contests? Some Advice From Dan Daniel One peculiarity of the Big Ten we have never been able o quite completely figure out is why 'Western conference lootball teams are Barred-from competing in post-season ames of any sort and basketball quintets of the self-same rcuit are allowed to participate in just such events. Were it riot for the Big Ten's ban on the gridiron clubs »ying post-season contests, you'd undoubtedly find two or ree of them in New Year's Day bowl programs, hauling in erative sums of money to fill the athletic coffers. The ban ost likely goes back many years to when a Big Ten foot- 11 team was handed a raw deal in a bowl game, and- the nference took action. We'see no reason, however, why it'couldn't be profitably orked out today. And not only would it stimulate interest nong the fans, but it probably would provide for better jinpetition, as the Big Ten is generally recognized as the ughest loop in. the'country. Basketball, however, which brings little, it' any, profits, mehow. gets the go-ahead signal from the ruling fathers, jnois last year competed in the N. C. A. A. tournament and ^5i it. It would have gone on to 3Sew York, too, had not pi authorities put the kibosh on the venture because the Jdents would miss too many days away from classes. J t- \ * * ·# * * * [That, however, is not the Ten figures on matters like that, ".asic issue involved. If Illinois Is it that football is considered |utl)6riUes had seen fit to al- loo big a sport with which to Mohawks, Comets Tangle Here Friday MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTEThursday, Feb. 3, 1944 Cunningham New Seahawk Grid Director' the Orange and Blue to travel to New York to compete \\ the Red Cross benefit show !gamst the winner of the Invi- [.itional meet, it would have een fine with Western confer 'ice rule-makers. 'Even now there is talk about ,-wa. Northwestern, P u r d u e ,id Ohio State being considered .f western competitors in the i*CAA meet, and arrangements take any chances ot something soing wrong? We don't know, but we'd like to. It would be nice it the Big Ten directors would make some sort of explanation just to clear matters in the minds of sports fans. We're not trying to condemn one policy or the other. We'd just like to get straightened out on those points. If the Big Ten . doesn't like the idea of post- , . e ea o pos- under way to have the win- · season games, why are conference basketball teams permitted to compete? And if it does favor them, why don't the grid teams accept bowl bids? It's either one or the other. Which? * * - fojr again m?'et the Invitational ^Jflist in Madison Square Garden. " ' - We'd like to have someone explain to us just how the Big · * - * '*' Dan Daniel of the New York World-Telegram, writing in he .current issue of the Sporting News, has some mighty 'ood ideas for the club-owners who feel they must sing the [jlues every time they lost a good player to the armed forces. [[·ays Dan : ' I "When you, Mr. Club Owner, lose, a great infielder to the ferny, when you see a $100,000 player go off to the service, Jon't let your pessimism get the better of you. Button the lip, l!old up your chin. Lock yourself in your office for a couple If hour's and refuse to talk to anyone until your despondence frears off. · "Never give an interview when you are feeling low. If you ahnot get out in the market place and holler that everything going to be all right,' don't make any statement at all. k "The genera! public feels that if the magnates are des- lJKndent the ship must be sinking. Let's stop all that and W! " - Ijii; "I don't believe that when a ship is going'down, there is ll-riy point in standing around singing, 'It Ain't Gonna Rain ·So.More. I believe in shutting no. eye at reality. But baseball ·jall.TsjokayrVery-much-okay." - - - - , . . . . -. = ·ii We'll-add; a second. . . . [ground Midwest Cage Circles; likan Admits Taking Beating By BOB MEYER [Chicago. (U.PJ _ Tipoffs from |idwesteni basketball circles . . . je.old argument about whether Ibig man has a decided advan- .over a good little man in bketball received another aair- this week when DePaul's prge Mikan, 6 feet 9 inches of yer, said that "the big guy · 'cakes a beating." J-', Mikan, a sincere, unassuming i'irouth who never complains about ·[the "going over" he takes from Opponents, said that "a small Mayer can rough a big man up and not be detected, but a large , man,has no chance to retaliate | ulthdjat being spotted by the of- ilticlals and everybody in the Irtrowd." Most defenses that value their tecord put 2 men on Mikan in a '^ype of floating zone, which ftnakes it all the tougher on him to score.. Consequently, because of ;his'height advantage, he is often 'the victim of sniping by fanV Last week against Purdue the crowd was giving big George Chicago's version of the Bronx cheer when he stepped to the free throw line. A DePaul teammate told Mikan to have the referee quiet the crowd. Gjp'back to your position--that booing doesn't bother me," George ^id. "I think I can make these 'fee throws." 1 Add to Unsung hero list: George felt, Northwestern center, named Jy-Assistant Coach Ted Payseur jps :one of the most unerrated iplayers in the midwest . . . Dick Triptow, DePaul-forward, one of T'hc speediest men, best shots and anest guards in the region, and A player who left eastern sports Writers talking. ,5 Add Postwar Plans: J e r r y parte, Northwestern guard, wants 'to take a year off after the war, .reat a cabin in the north woods and never put a razor to his face. Coach Ed Krause of Notre Dame Is having trouble finding a replacement for Carl ·'loyd, the sparkplug forward who paced the Irish attack after gaining a var- ARTHRITIS RHEUMATISM Dr.R.W.SHULTZ,D.O. 218-219-220 First National Bank Bldg. ' x ' VENTURA TEAMS WIN 3 GAMES $4,650 Raised in Bond Drive; Hamilton Falls Ventura -- Three Ventura basketball teams captured -victories here Wednesday night in a triple- header cage card Jn connection with the 4th war loan drive. A total of $4,650 was raised in bonds and stamps. In a cage game that seemed certain to go one way, then another, the Ventura boys took the Hay field aggregation Into camp 39-27. At the end of the first quarter. Coach Curley Hintzman's outfit commanded a 7-6 lead bat Hayfleld roared back to hold Ventura to a single point and-go on to an 18- g half time lead. The tables were reversed in the 3rd session, with Ventura notching 15 points to 3 for Hayfield to hold a 23-21 lead at the end of that stanza. It was a}l Ventura in the final session as it outscored Hayfield, 16-6 to take the contest. The Ventura girls pulled an upset out of the bar by dumping the Hamilton Red Raiders, 28-17. The Ventura defense worked smoothly and held the Raiders scoreless durinr the 4th quarter. Ventura led at the intermission, 16-8. Colleen Corbin paced the Ventura lassies with 17 points. Lach had 7 for Hamilton. In the evening's first game, the Ventura junior high team stopped the St. Joseph's yearlings, 26-24 in an overtime battle. Iowa City, (JP)--Lt. Harold B. Cunningham of ait. Vernon, Ohio, Thursday was appointed head of the football department of the navy Pre-Flight Training school, succeeding Lt. Don Faurot, now assigned to Moumouth (111.) college. He will not necessarily be the 1944 football coach, the base public relations office said, but will head up the football -machine training program at the school. While he succeeds Faurot as head of the football department, Faurot's successor as grid coach has not yet been named. Cunningham has been stationed hro as a member of the Seahawk athletic staff. A former football, basketball and track performer at Ohio State university, he later played with the professional Chicago Bears, Cleveland Hams and New York Giants football clubs. He also played 10 years of pro basketball. Before the war he coached at Ohio State and Washington Lee universities. If appointed later as grid coach, he will be the Seahawks' 3rd grid coach since the$ school was opened in April, 1942. First head mentor was Lt. Col. Bernie Bierman, former Minnesota coach, whose only team here compiled a reconTof 7 victories and 3 defeats. Faurot came here from the University of Missouri coaching post last fall to lead the Seahawks to 2nd position in the Associated Press' national ranking of collegiate and service teams. In a tough 10-game schedule the Sea- hawks lost only to Notre Dame. Iowa Uses War Strategy for Victories Iowa. City, (JP) -- -Basketball Coach "Pops" Harrison has employed a bit of war, strategy in deploying Iowa's youthful freshman forwards--when the opposition marshals its forces to stop one, the other swings around the flank and runs wild. It's a simple little maneuver, but the results have been exceptional--Iowa is the only undefeated, m a j o r basketball team in the midwest. Harrison dev e l o p e d h i s strategy during the early seas o n g a m e s , w h e n D i c k Ives, 17 year o l d speedster, was the scoring threat. W h e n t h e ' cage kids" opened their Western conference campaign a g a i n s t Minnesota, the Gophers threw up a defense aimed at checking Ives. They halted Ives, but paid little attention to 18 year old Dave Danner, who dropped in 31 points in 2 games, providing the victory margin in both contests. Then Augustana college concentrated and Ives took up the basket-shelling to lead his mates to another win. I n t h e f i r s t game with Illinois, the Illini stopped Ives-and D a n n e r tossed 21 points t h r o u g h t h e hoop. In the second g a m e t h e I l l i n i shackled Banner-- and Ives poured in 21 points. Result: DANNER Two more victories. The Illinois story was repeated, in the same order, in last weekend's series with Indiana and now the Hawkey cs hope it will work when they meet Chicago here Saturday with a record of 11 consecutive victories, 6 in conference competition. Chicago has lost 44 straight, but Harrison has cautioned the Hawks to forget any complacency. Mason Qiy Seeks 2nd Win Over Charles City .Fresh from a convincing upset victory over Austin, Mason Utys basketball team returns to the home court Friday night for a return meeting with the Charles City quintet, ihe Mohawks already hold one triumph over the Comets, but it was a shaky 23-22 overtime decision on the Charles City court. Since that game, however, the Cardinal and Black has given evidence that it is capable of some tine basketball, and Friday's outcome is expected to tell the same story In the outcome, but a far different one in the matter of the score. The team has shown itself to be JOE TINKER SLIGHTLY BETTER Veteran Diamond Star . Still Seriously 111 Orlando, Fla., (n't--Joe Tinker, 03, veteran baseball star ot the famous TThker-to-Evers-to-Chanee double-play, seriously ill at Orange General hospital here, was reported "slightly Wednesday night. better" ; Frank Gray said that, barring a setback, the former Chicago Cubs hero might recover. Dr. Gray said Tinker was still a well-balanced scoring unit, with a majority of the points usually divided among the starting five Forwards Art Wagner and Ike Zeigler, Center Verlyn Kutt and Guards Gus DiMarco and Bob Miller have combined to bring the Mohawks 5 consecutive triumphs and 10 for the season. Reserve s t r e n g t h , too, has played its part. Bob Cerney and Bob Johnson have filled in more fluenza aggravated by heart and kidney trouble and diabetes. SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FULLERTON New York, (^--Baseball men likely will raise a howl about Alva " Bradley's - statement - that he'd rather close the Cleveland ball park than present anything but : high quality" baseball (and he'd better start overhauling the padlocks now), but they all are giving serious consideration to possible shortages . . . One of the likely, moves will be to relax the rule against trading after June 15, except by waivers . . . If a club should lose its only*shortstop, for example, it would have to make a deal in a hurry and not wait for the 3-day waiver period to expire. shy spot In the 5th came Notre Dame has won its odd games and lost the even ones in the first 12 contests . . . Krause believes that recent cancellation of the Glenview game makes it his turn to win when his team meets DePaul at the Chicago stadium Saturday night. Bill Lodge, Purdue's versatile center, fits in well with Coach Piggy Lambert's fast break . . . But the university's "speed "up" program doesn't set so well Lodge is a doubtful starter against Ohio State this weekend because of temporary scholastic deficiency --his second this season. Ken Leaner, former holder of numerous Pacific Northwest table tennis titles, now is private first class at the Lincoln (Nebr.) army air base, and demonstrating to his fellow fledglings that the game can sweat them limp. \ IVES Lou Gehrig in Lead of Popularity Poll; New Vori, f*)--It is still Lou Gehrig in the hearts of American sportsmen as the late Yankee lirst baseman continues to lead the popularity poll which is being conducted by a New York sports committee of the fourth war loan driver ng assig --eorge Keister and Dick Bruns are the reserve guards who have een a good share of action. Coach Bud Suter and Assistant Joe Rogers have two days in which to prepare the Mason City squad lor the Comet meeting. Charles City has blown hot and cold all season; turning in a good performance oii its home floor against the Mohawks.'but then reversing form and losing games to Nora Springs and .Rockfora. After the Charles City meeting, the Mohawks will resume Big Seven conference play the follovv- '-- weekend in out of town con- ' Today's Guest Star Ray contests at East and West Waterloo After the Waterloo sanies, conference tilts left for the Cardinal and Black will be against Roosevelt and East high of DCS Moines and Fort Dodge, all on the home floor. In Big Seven play, the Mohawks stand second in the conference with 5 · · · trailing Garrett, Hamilton, (O.) JournalNews: "The former Cincy Red and New York'Giant, Bill Werber, is batting a million in the life insurance league. In his first full year in his new profession,'Bill has written over $1,500,000 worth of insurance. Maybe .another erstwhile Giant, Bill Terry, wasn't so far' wrong after all--'There's' no money in baseball.'" ' Family Ties . . . Aubrey Devine, Jr., son of Iowa's all America quarterback of 1921, has entered Iowa U as a freshman. At 17, Aubrey, Jr., is bigger than his famous father was at the same age, and he was a good prep footballer and trackman in Pasadena, Cal. . . . The juvenile appearing George Strickler, National loot- ball league drum beater, has 19 year old twin sons in the service. William is a marine and George, Jr., who soloed at 1G, is training for the army air corps. Gowdy Wasn't Gaudy . . . M. P. Jeffry, a Tampa, Fla., fan, writes to nominate Hank- Gowdy for baseball's hall of fame, not only because Hank was the first major leaguer to enlist for the first World war and because he reenlisted foi- this war, but'because he "was a great ball player over many seasons." Only Ruth and Gehrig ever beat Hank's .545 world secies batting average of 1914. Z154 II. AND II. BOWLING Won 1st 2nd 3rd H.C. Tot Neibercall Grocery (1 5S6 SK 627 133 1831 Crystal Lake Seed «.- Fuel Co. 3 511 651 722 207 L, Vasyuz--156, 455 Kenneys Tavern 2 606 717 «» 210 Tip Top Tavern I 595 773 6;j 2T R. Olson--183. 546 Women's League Mac's Grocery 3 457 "410 410 12 Lyons Cleaners Forfeit 1220 MASON CITV WOMEN'S BOWtlXG LEAGUE _ Won Tent : Awning ...... 2 Los _______ . .......... ... High Game-- M. Jones -- 173 ' High Scries -- M. Jones -- 161 Siveelheart ........... i -·» Betsy Ross ........ ......... 2 i Hich Game-- N. Hetlantl-- 174 High Series-- B, Iktnbcrry-- 466 Hutchinsons ...... ...... ; ...... 3 Q HermansoTTS . ___ . ........ o- 3 High Game-- C. Schmidt-- 186 High Series-- G. Schmidt -- 523 Lundbcrgs ........ · i swms .............. ;. ; T j High Game-- L. Hackbart-- 205 High Scries-- L. Hackbart -- 157 High Evening Came-- L. Hackbart... 205 High Evening Series-- G. Schmidt. .» 523 Team High Scries-- Hutch insons. . 2230 ing victories and Z losses Roosevelt, which ha compiled an 8-0 mark. Should the Mohawks win the remainder of its 'games and Roosevelt suffer either one or two more losses, the Sutermen can either tie or "win the' circuit crown. The season's mark stands at 10 victories and 4 losses. y The Mason Ci'.y freshmen will tangle with the Gharles City sophomores at 7 o'clock. The Big Seven standings: Team w L Des Moines (Roosev't) 8 0 Mason City 5 2 Fort Dodge . . . 4 3 West Waterloo '.'. 4 4 Des Moines ( E a s t ) . . . 2 G Des Moines' (North . 2 6- East Waterloo 2 6 Pet. 1.000 .714 .571 .500 .143 .143 .143 COLLEGE BASKETBALL Easl \ Fort Dcvcns (Mass.) 63. Tuft's 5?, Columbia Univ. 43. Stevens Tech 43 Westminster 58. Pittsburgh 51 Swarthmorc IPa,] 41. Villanova' 38 St. Joseph's (Pa.) 89. Cathedral 50 Notre Dame 65. Bunker Hill NAS 53 LaSallc (N. J.) 45. Rider 44 Yale 60. Fort Trumbull Sailors 42 Brooklyn College 50. Princeton 30 Oemson (Ohio) 78. Baldwin-Wallace G2 son C 34 any ' Pa ' ) 50 Wasnin S |Dn Jellcr- DcPamv 59. Franklin (!nd.) 37 N. Y. District Coast Guard 64. Drew 32 vcrsil ght FilllCl (0hio) 53i Tolcd o Uni- Boston Coast Guard 40. Harvard 34 South Army 53, West Virginia 31 Navy 51. Hampden-Sydney 23 Ut j v = sh .i^eton College (Md.) 55, Delaware iS^' 1 ?-''"TM IKy -' 42 - Fort K "* jArtiLJ 33 Virginia Polytedi In-c. 53. Woodrow Wilson General Hosp. 30 Nor/oik Naval Air Station 49 N Univ. of VirRinia 34 Army Air Force Basic Tra No. 10, 53. Univ. of N. Carol raiai lir» T inK Ctr 40 . . Great Lakes (UU 67. Marquctlc *»1 Kansas 35, U^ashbtirn 23 Cornell Navy 76. Upper Iowa 41 Hamlinc 47.. Aujtsburj: 4D Warrcnsburg (Mo. I Teachers 54, Holla Junes 41 ' Camp Grant. 66, Glenview Naval Atr ^ Station 43 Illinois Normal 53. Eastern 111. Teach- Southwcst 11 "" 1 Unlv - «· S"""""' FIGHT RESULTS ,, Hwtlord, Conn--Joe Btnnclt. 134. New York knocked out Frctldy Cabral. 153, Hartford. 4. Red Doty. 148. Hartford stopped Ruddy Richardson, 152, New * orlc. 6. Indi»nap«Hs_ Billy Parsons, Danville, ?'"J* ncJ Mutt Schwartz. Columbus, drew 8. .Tiger Jack Fox. Terre Haute, out- pcmtcd Booty Millsapp, Milwaukee 5 Hicc InsL 56. Texas Unlv. 34 Norman (Okla.) Navy Skyjackcls 32. Oklahoma 30 . South Plains Army Air Field 71 Lub- Wcls (Tex.I Army Air Field 69 _ Bcrirstrom Fiold 48. Texas A M 35 West Washington Slalc 38. Oregon 33 Camp Sanla Anita ICal.) 57 Los Dorados (.Mexico) 52 Harlem Globe Troltcrs 33. March Field Hale C. Jones, winner o£ 15 national trapshooting titles, 5 All- American shotgun sharp-shooter honors, and three-time captain o£ All-American trap-shooting teams now is Pic. Hale C. Jones, an airplane mechanic student at Amarillo (Tex.) army air field The much-discussed 4-minute mile still is a ghost but this may be the year what withli quartet of theworldVi fastest; milers in the running. If only the 4 above could be bought together before they hang up their shoes, a record might fall. Committees to Select NCAA Teams Listed Columbus, Ohio, (U.R) -- Harold ^. Olsen, chairman of the National Collegiate Athletic association basketball committee, Thursday announced 8 district committees to select the outstanding quintets from their districts for the NCAA regional tournaments The 2 sectional winners clash in JUadisou Square Garden, N'ew York, March 28 for the NCAA championship. The eastern sectional wiH be held at Madison Square Garden March 23 and 25 and the western sectional will be held at Kansas City March 21-25. Committee selections will be made near the end of the basketball season, Olsen said. Committees by districts include: District 1 -- Wesley E. Fcslcr, Wesleyan university, Middlctown, Conn., chairman; Don S. White, and Suinner Dole, University of Connecticut. District 2--Dr. H. C. Carlson, University of Pittsburgh, chairman; Lewis P. Andreas, Syracuse university; Howard G. Cann, New York university. District 3--N. W. Shepard, Davidson college,- Davidson, N Car chairman; Roy Mundorff. Georgia school of technology; James Weaver, Wake Forest college, Adolfph Hupp, Kentucky university District 4--Kenneth L. Wilson, Northwestern university, chairman; Ben- Van Alstyne, Michigan State university; W, S. Chandler, Marquette university District 5--Dr. H. H. King, Kansas State college, chairman- Clyde E. aicBride. Kansas City Star; A. E. Eilers, Washington university; George R. Edwards, Missouri university. District 6--James W. St. Glair, Southern Methodist university, chairman; D. X. Bible, Texas university; H. R. McQuillan, Texas Christian university. Dislrict 7_ForreEt B. Cox, Colorado university, chairman; R. J. Giimore, Colorado college; E. L. Homuey, Utah State agricultural college. District g-C. S. Edmundson, Washington university, chairman- Everett S. Dean, Stanford university; Lt. George Ziegenfuss, St. Mary's pro-flight school. Jim Herbert in Millrose 600 to Complete Field New York, fP)--Jim Herbert veteran New York middle-distance "runner, coniplefed the field in the Millrose GOO and ended his feud with the traclc meet's management Thursday by filing his official entry blank. The lithe Negro, now 28, has won the event 4 times in a row and his presence in the 1944 classic completes the 5-man field that includes Johnny Fulton of Stanford, Pacific coast AAU quarter- mile kins; Bob Ufer of Michigan Bis Ten champion; Charley Grohs- herger of Dartmouth and Joe Nowicki, now a navy trainee at Rochester but NCAA and IC-4A winner at 880 yards while at New York university last year. Although Herbert has a chance of equaling Alan Helffrich's 5 ton- secutive triumphs, Herbert played hard to get until late Wednesday Earlier in the week Herbert had said he might not run because Fred Schmertz, manager of the meet, had doled out 2 tickets be hind a post in- Madison Squan Garden for Herbert's parents ii 1840. "I wasn't doing too well in 1940 because I was going to law school at night and working in the post office during the day and so the officials stuck my folks behind a post. This year I couldn't go to law school and am getting plenty of sleep. "I am running well again and of course the management can't do enough for me again. I don't like it." Schmertz immediately countered with the offer of 4 good tickets for the Herbert family but the athlete said he needed time lo think it over. The 600 is robbing the Wanamaker mile of some of its traditional luster and has rubbed out virtually all the interest in the 2-mile run. Gil Dodds and Bill Hulse have the top billing in the mile while Ensign Ollie Hunter, late of Notre Dame, looms bes^ in the 16-mau field for the longer event. Brookf ield at Top of Big 6 in Averages Kansas City, (fP)--Price Brookfield's 18 points against Kansas gave the Iowa State center top average in the Big Six conference individual scoring at 12.5 points per game. The naval trainee now has 50 points in 4 frames. His first Big- Six start against Kansas State brought him only 4 points, but since then he's garnered 18 against Nebraska, 10 against Missouri and the 18 in the Jayhawker contest. Grover Ramsey, Oklahoma center, is the leading scorer with 71 points in 6 games, followed by teammate Allie Paine with 63. Charles Moffett of Kansas, handicapped*by illness, bot only 3 points in the Iowa State game and fell to 4th place with 55. His average of 11, however is 3rd in the conference. SKI SPILL--Erhng Ellhigsen of Beloit, Wis., who jumped 7 feet in the senior class jump event of an invitation tournament at Wrigley Field, Chicago, finished his leap in this position. The jump was made on imported snow. Purdue-Ohio Stole Clashes Top Big 10's Weekend Card By BOB HERDIEN Chicago, IJP)--Purdue and Ohio State hold the Big Ten basketball spotlight this weekend as they clash in a pair of duels which might go a long way toward deciding the Western conference basketball championship. While the Boilermakers (fi-fl) and Ohio (5-1) are battling it out at Columbus Friday and Saturday, Smother Big Xen tilts are carded. Indiana (fl-5) tangles with Michigan (1-7) in a twin set at Ann Arbor, while Northwestern (4-0) invades Wisconsin (4-2) Friday and then returns to the Chicago stadium Saturday to face Minnesota's Gophers (0-5). Another Saturday clash sends Chicago's winless Maroons (0-4) to Iowa City, where they'll furnish win No. ,7 for Iowa's Hawkeyes (6-0). Only one game spots the Thursday schedule, with mighty Great Lakes moving against Bowling Green state university (Ohio). The Sailors thoroughly trounced a bewildered Marquette 5 Wednesday night 67 to 24, for their 2lst win in 23 games. Marquette, previous victors over Camp Grant, DePaul and. Notre Dame, never had a chance with the 'Jackets, \vho held a 36 to 14 lead at haU- 'time..··-;..,.. . ...... . ..-., Camp Grant, with 18 ivins in 20 starts, goes against Navy Pier at Chicago Friday night, then moves on lo Kalamazoo, Mich., for a tussle with Western State's strong Broncoes. Valparaiso's lofty Crusaders face Bunker Hill Naval Air Station, beaten Wednesday night by Notre Dame, 65 to 55, while the Irish move into the Chicago stadium against DePaul Saturday. Emanuel Schiller, physical training instructor at Randolph Field (Tex.) won 16 letters as a Brooklyn high school athlete; 4 "each in football, baseball, basketball and track. Big Ed Walsh Doesn't Like Rabbit Ball By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN C h i c a g o , (ff-)-- This vitamin- filled "rabbit ball" the major leagues are using--now, there's something Big Ed Walsh, the old Chicago White Sox pitcher, doesn't approve. Walsh came to Chicago from his Menden, Conn., home to be guest of honor at Thursday night's annual old-timers' baseball banquet --an event attracting some 1,000 yarn-spinners. He's carrying the torch for the outlawed spitballs, wants it reinstated or the lively ball kicked out. "Only one in 20 pitchers can throw a real curve today,' 1 savs the "Big Moose," who was drafted by the late_ Charles Comiskey for a mere $7aO in 1304 and turned- into an amazing 40-game \vinner 4 years later. "Put the spitball back in arid let 'em get their curves with it. Or put a ban on this danged rabbit ball. This ^generation is getting .too homerun conscious. The spitter acts just like a curve, but breaks more on the end." The 195-pound master of the spitball will be 64 years, old in May. He is one of baseball's all- time greats as well as all-time bargains and is confident he could win SO games or so today" despite the revigorated ball. "Course, I couldn't step up on the mound and do it right now," he contends, with some restraint. "But if I had the arm I had back in the good old days . . " The average yield oE Canadian wheat land is 16 bushels an acre. Think of War Bonds as * being "Peace Bonds. They will provide the nest egg (inTM INTEREST) that you'll want when peace comes BACK THE ATTACK · SUPPORT THE. THEHHtB ON FEDERAL . . . JUST OFF STATE HOME OP KUPPENHEIMER CLOTHES

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