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10 SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 1939 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE GIobe*Gazette Sports TALL LADS SET IN A, A, II, TEST 55 Teams to Battle for National Honors in Gigantic Contest By WILLIAM H. DOWNS United Press Staff Correspondent DENVER, (U.R)-- Tall boys- hundreds of them--began to walk the streets Saturday, getting themselves accustomed to the mountain atmosphere before participating in basketball's big show, the national A, A, U. tournament. Fifty-five teams already had entered and tournament officials believed the number would swell to 60. Play begins Sunday shortly after dawn and continues until Saturday night, March 18, when the two survivors square off for the national championship. Emphasis on height was the reason for a preponderance of tall boys. Emphasis on speed caused the early arrival of most squads. A mere six-footer to the A. A. U. crowd is a shorty, and must b« very good to ke«p company with the giants who surround him. In the modern, fast-breaking- play, coaches train their players like prizefighters. They sent them out into the rarlfied air so they could become acclimated before their first tournament assignment. The player who becomes winded before the. final gun may be packing his grip to go home, with his team mates. Only the squads with stamina can keep pace in the nightly whirl, in which the list of survivors is halved each ' session. As usual, the "other teams" will be gunning lor the seeded favorites--members of the Missouri Valley A. A. U. league. The league has produced the championship team almost every year since it was organized, and it is rare that one of its representatives loses before the quarter-final. This year, fan sentiment is concentrated on three league teams, the Denver Nuggets, the BartlesviUe, Okla., Phillips Oil- ers and the Oklahoma City Parts Clothiers. They were the standouts during the Missouri Valley leajrue season and unless there is a tremendous upset, one will capture the title. The tournament is without a defending champion. The 1938 winners, the Healey's of Kansas City, Kans., disbanded after the tournament and players joined other teams. Notre Dame Tops in Hopes for Win Over Central Meet Foes SOUTH BEND, Ind., (U.R)--Notre Dame's defending champions, with 10 men qualified in six events requiring trials, were favorites to win the thirteenth annual central collegiate conference indoor track title in Notre Dame fieldhouse. The Irish easily led in numbers, but the threat still was Pittsburgh. Johnny Woodruff, Pitt's Olympic veteran, won his trial heats in the 440-yard dash and 830-yard run with little difficulty. He apparently was sound again after being forced out of competition by a sprained ankle. Wilbur Greer, Michigan State's great sprinter, seemed to be coasting home in 6.3 seconds, then 6.2 seconds in his trial heats o£ the 60 yard dash, indicating ho may equal a world record if he is pushed in the finals Saturday. It easily was the best performance of. the first day. Iowa Athletes Play 14 Conference Foes IOWA CITY-- Hawkeye teams ·will compete in 19 home events during the University of Iowa's spring season in four sports, 'with 14 of the affairs against Western conference foes. The complete spring schedule shows that the lowans open April 17 with the first of two baseball games with Purdue and close June 3 when Wisconsin plays the ball team in a feature event of alumni day. Ten baseball games, four tennis and golf meets, and one track contest comprise the schedule. The iirst four golf meets are at home and the last eight baseball games will be played on the Hawkeye diamond. Catcher Giuliani Has Job of Interpreter ORLANDO, Fla., (U.PJ--Manager Bucky Harris of the Washington Senators has found the answer to his lingual difficulties with his Spanish speaking players which include Roberto Ortiz, Alex Alexandra, Sene Monteagudo and Bobby Estalella. It turns out that his second string catcher, Angelo Giuliani, of Italian ancestry, learned Spanish in college. That asset may keep him his job so that he can act as interpreter for Harris. Giuliani was expected to be hard-pressed for his post by some heavy hitting rookie catchers. Pytlak and Hemsiey Vie for Catching Job NEW ORLEANS, (U.R)--Specula- tion increased Saturday with the presence of the Cleveland Indians' -pint-sized catcher, Frankie Pytlak, over whether he or Rollie Hemsiey will draw the first- Btring assignment. PyUak was reticent, tut Hems- 3ey has asked for "general assignments" which means he wants iirst call. The tribe had their tonsils examined Friday. Al Milnar, young hurler, will make his first start Sunday against the Jersey City Skeeter*-. Pedro Montanez Has 43rd Win in Record NEW YORK, (U.R)_Pedro Montanez, campaigning for a shot at Henry Armstrong's welterweight title, scored a five-round technical knockout over Jackie (Kid) Berg of England Friday night. It was Montanez' forty-third victory in 44 starts in this country. The Puerto Rican began beating the veteran Berg badly about the head from the first round, and it was apparent the Englishman could not last the distance taking that kind of punishment. A A, long right to the jaw floored Berg r in the fifth. ] Feud Fails to Show as Don Budge Romps Through Fred Perry NEW Y O R K , (U.PJ-Donald Budge and Fred Perry moved to Boston Saturday for the second stop on their transcontinental tennis tour. Budge, to the surprise of no one, was* one up aiter a straight set 6-1, 6-3, 6-0 victory in the inaugural match in the semi-privacy of Madison Square Garden Friday night. It had been billed as a "shooting match," A feud, hotter than any in the West Virginia halls, was supposed to be on. All week they had pitched around nasty words about each other's games and the customers came hoping for action. Unfortunately for the promoters, the feud did not break, out on the court. And the slim crowd of about 8,000 which paid $14,000, seemed disappointed. Budge was the master all the way, licking Perry even more handsomely than he did Ellsworth Vines in January. Glenn Cunningham to Try for Epic Double NEW YORK, C/P)--A better pair of legs than Miss America's will bring Glenn Cunningham into Madison Square Garden Saturday for the last time this season. Before they take him out again, those galloping gams should have carted the master miler to an epic track "double." Last Saturday the I. C. 4-A.'s Asa Bushnell got the old man to run two miles instead of one, and the old man got his brightest hand of the winter for beating the country^ best three at the distance. This time Prank Brennan, who runs the Knights of Columbus carnival, has asked Glenn to run 1,000 yards before going into his mile routine. Recruit Bell Rumored to Oust Paul Waner SAN BERNARDINO, Cal., (U.R) --Manager Pie Traynor of the Pittsburgh Pirates stated Saturday that Recruit Fern Bell "doubtlessly" would replace Veteran Paul Waner in the Buc right field. Traynor boosted young Bell's stock when questioned about lack of word from Waner, who is a holdout at Sarasota, Fla. because of a $5,500 salary cut. In the meantime. President Bill Benswanger of the Pirates and Gus Suhr, a holdout, scheduled another conference for Saturday. Hoosiers Lead Way in Big Ten Matches CHICAGO, (U.R) -- Qualifying men for the finals in six o£ eight weight divisions, Indiana became a strong favorite Saturday to win the Big Ten wrestling championship. Indiana placed men in the finals of every division but the 145- pound and heavyweight class. Mninesota was second among the qualifiers with four, Illinois and Michigan had two each, Iowa and Ohio State had one each. Four Schools Shoot at Big Six Mat Top AMES. (#·)--Four Big Six schools went after the conference wrestling championship here Saturday with Iowa State and Kansas State each carrying two points gained in Friday night's preliminaries. Nebraska picked up one point in the preliminaries, but Oklahoma, the 1938 champion, failed to score. Iowa State had seven qualifiers for the championship round, Kansas State five and Nebraska and Oklahoma two each. Frasier, Rigner to Hurl for White Sox PASADENA. Cal., (U.P.I--Man- ager Jimmy Dykes nominated Vic Frasier and Johnny Rigney Saturday to pitch for his White Sox at Los Angeles next Friday in the opening game of the spring series with the Chicago Cubs. Dykes ordered light workouts for a few days for Outfielder Gerald Walker, influenza convalescent who arrived Friday, a week later than the rest of the squad. LIFE OF POPE PIUS XII PART II IN JULY, 1333, Cardinal FacelU negotiated the concordat with Nazi Germany, another achievement of his diplomatic career. The next year. Cardinal FacelU went to Buenos Aires, Argentina, as pontifical' legate to the Eucharistic conEressHhere. THE FtJTUBB POPE came to the United States in 1936 to, In his own words, "see with rains own eyes this great anfl powerful nation." Among cities he visited were Washington, New rork, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago ana San Francisco. AMONG the four American cardinals the future pontiff visited was the late Patrick Cardinal Hayes of New York, whose successor Pope Pim XII must name. He also visited Cardinals Mundelein, O'.C'onnell ana Dougherty of Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia, respectively AFTER a nation-wide tour which took bun to the Pacific coast, Cardinal PaceiU returned east and, shortly before sailing, was a luncheon guest of President Roosevelt at the Roosevelt estate at Hyde Park, 3V. Y. CARDINAL PACELU and Pope Pius XI were close Mends and the pontiff was said to have regarded the cardinal as his potential successor. When death came, Feb. 9, 1939, to Pirn M, Cardinal Pacelll assumed temporary charge ol the affairs of the Vatican. THE COLLEGE of cardinals convened in the Vatican, March I, to elect a new pontiff. On the third ballot, March 2 (his 63rd birthday). Cardinal PaceiU received the necessary two- thirds vote. The new pope took the name or Pins Xn In honor of his predecessor. A WORKER for peace for many years It was fitting that Pope Plus XIPs first radio address to the world was to all nations to bring about lasting peace. His words came as especially timely owing- to the currently critical European situation.. This Week's Safety Lesson One of a series of 1 5 to be broadcast over KGLO by the ' Clausen-Warden post of the American Legion each Thursday evening. Mason City high school students will draw on this material for weekly classroom discussions By JOHN WALLACE, .Safety Di- rector Mason City Police Department LESSONS 6 AND 7 While it may not seem true, an old car of aged design may be a lot safer than a brand ne\v car with a fine, shiny body. Not all of us can afford to operate a new car, however we can, all afford to have good brakes on our cars. The ability to be able to stop a car when there is an emergency to be met is the most important factor in our driving lives. A good driver lets gravity and the motor do most of his braking. He does this by slowing down before he applies his brakes. He knows that the slower the speed, the less wear and tear there will be on the brakes. The good driver on long decents and in slippery places "snubs" his jrakes, or pumps them at in- :ervals to reduce his speed without burning his tires, or having them develop enough friction to skid. There is considerable variation in friction-between different surfaces. It is useful to have a measure of this slipperiness. Variable Braking We find that some roads have a greater amount of friction power, or braking power so far as a car is concerned than other roads do. A rough finish cement will cooperate to stop a car quicker than any other road surface; for the rest, asphalt compound, new rough brick, worn brick and gravel fall in order of importance in stopping cars. It is interesting to mow that packed snow gives us So per cent braking power, and ignt snow or ice only give us 15 per cent braking power, yet we drive comparatively the same speeds on light snow as we do on dry paving. The brakes on the average car are only 5 to 10 per cent efficient. If we had 100 per cent braking ower on every car, we would stop he moment we placed our foot on the brakes at reasonable speeds. Allowing then for inefficient road surfaces, poor tread on tires, and ·eaction time, is it little wonder hat scientists have been able to prove that the average man does not ha\^e control of his car at a speed greater than 48 miles an hour. How to Park The importance of parking cannot be emphasized too much, when we understand that it involves both safety and courtesy. When parking your car, care should be exercised that the place you choose to park does not interfere with the rights of merchants, pedestrians or other drivers. I want to call your attention to an easy way to back into a position between two cars. First: Be sure there are nearly two car lengths between the cars already parked. Run the car forward parallel to the forward of the parked cars and about a foot ahead of it, leaving about 18 to 20 inches clearance on the inside; Watch for Other'Cars Look behind on the left to see that no car is approaching and then back the car slowly toward the curb while turning the steering wheel sharply to the right. Watch the radiator of the car behind through the rear -window. As soon as it is centered on the rear of the car, stop. Turn the steering wheel sharply in the opposite direction and continue to back slowly. At this point watch the left rear fender of the car ahead for clearance. Continue backing slowly until parallel with the curb. Move the car forward until it is equidistant from the cars between which it is parked. When parked, the inside wheels should not be more than a foot from the curb. Now take your keys from your car, make sure you have locked all of the doors and you have completed your job. Parking- on Grades When you are parking on an upgrade, the front wheels should be turned sharply away from the curb. On a down grade the front wheels should be cut sharply toward the curb. A car should always be put into low gear when it is facing downhill, and into re- veree if it is facing uphill. Always make sure when -vou have finished parking that you get out of the door on your right. Too often after parking, the driver and his passengers unload from the left hand door, stepping right into the line of traffic of the oncoming car, and there is no more certain way of being struck than in this manner. Htank Greenbero Hits rlomer to Pace Tigers LAKELAND. Fla., ttJ.R)--Hank ·reenberg set the pace with a lomerun as the Detroit Tigers Regulars defeated the Yannigans 6 to 1 Friday. Greenberg's homer came in the 'irst inning with two on base. The Yannigans' only run was a homer by George Tebbetts in the fifth. FOX IN PLKNTr SPENCER, (fp)--Red fox are reported plentiful in this territory his winter. Ed Jacobs recently *hot four near Everly, making nine he has killed this winter. FIGHT RESULTS By The Associated Press NEW YORK--Pedro Monlanez. 142Vi Puerto Rico, stopped Jackie Kid Bern. «Vi. England (SI. VEST PALM BEACH, Fla.--Al Man- redo, 150. San Francisco, knocked out ohnny Burso. 145. Ixmisvilte Ky f8 1.0S ANGELES--Buddy Baer. 2.16. San Francisco. knocMd out Chuck CrowcU, 13. Los Ansclcs \1). 73 Attend Annual Night School Event in Gym at Plymouth PLYMOUTH -- Seventy-three people attended the annual night school banquet in the hiijh school gym Wednesday night. The night school is part o£ the vocational agriculture program of the Plymouth schools. H. E. Ramsdell acted as toastmaster and the program consisted of piano accordion selections by Vera Dvorak, piano solo by Lucille Nelson, talk by Supt. P. T Castle, musical skit by Phyllis and Glenn Edgington. talk by Stanley L. Dunn, and three reels of motion picture films. Lloyd Stevens Was chairman of the program committee and ticket sales. FIGHT RESULTS By Untied Press . . Mass-- Salvatore Bartolo. 1Z6. Boston, dcctsioncd Tony Duprc I22'i. Manchctter. Pf. H.. Ifov New England featherweight championship -- 12 lounds), GRANDALL DIES AFTER STROKE Services Planned for Hampton Man Sunday Afternoon HAMPTON -- Funeral services for Ralph F. Crandall, 49, who died at his home Thursday afternoon after a stroke suffered Tuesday, will be held Sunday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the Methodist church with the Rev. \V. C Cleworth in charge and burial at Hampton. Mr. Crandall was born at Hampton in 1890 and lived here his entire life. Although a cripple since his youth he conducted a Fixit shop at his home for the repair of lawn mowers, clocks saws, etc. ' Surviving are four brothers, Miles, George and Frank, of Hampton and Orla of Charles City and three sisters, Mrs. Harriet Huston and Mrs. Deles Claypoo! of Hampton and Mrs. Viola Deeds of Minneapolis. THE CORONATION ol Pius Xn, Sunday, March 12, brings to its great climax the story of the humble, hard-working priest who without cessation. labored tor the good of his church and his fellow men throughout the xvorld- ITHE ENDJ TITONKACLUB GIVEN CHARTER Lions Hear Ken Goodrich, Boone, District Governor TITONKA--The Titonka Lions club received its charter at a meeting and banquet held in the Methodist church on Thursday evening. The dinner was served to 90 persons, including members of the newly formed club, their wives, and visiting guests. The Ladies Aid society of the Methodist church served the dinner. The program and ceremonies were in charge of the Garner Lions club. Fred C. Missal, deputy district governor of the Lions International, was toastmaster, and Kenneth Goodrich, district governor, of Boone, gave an address, and J. L. Miller, local president of the club, made a suitable response in acceptance of the charter. Delegations from Boone, Garner and Forest City were present and musical numbers were furnished by Paul and Jean Sennelf of Britt. Mr., Mrs. Groth of Minneapolis Feted ST. ANSGAR--Mr. and Mrs. morris Groth. who were married last Saturday at Minneapolis, were given a reception and miscellaneous shower in the parish house Thursday evening. Mrs Groth was Miss Lilian Norby of Minneapolis and the couple will visit a few days at the home of Mr. Groth's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Groth, before going to their home at Minneapolis where they will reside. Anonson Family Is Honored in Farewell J O I C E -- Approximately 35 fnends gathered at the home vt Mrs. Clara Anonson Monday evening for a farewell on Mr. and Mrs. Kerrmt Anonson and daughter who will make their home on the Calgaard farm northeast of Joice. They were presented a remembrance and refreshments were servtd. Charles City Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 1052 Office at 603 Riverside Drive News Correspondent, Phone 318 Don K. Sondell, Manager Residence Phone, 937-J INSTALLATION CEREMONY HELD Iowa Volunteers' Post Organized;* Officers Attend CHARLES CITY--Several state officers attended the installation ceremonies Friday evening when Post number seven, Iowa Volunteers, was completely organized in the Legion hall. State Commander E. I. Seibert and Major W. F Currell, both of Cedar Falls, acted as installing officers for the staff, named ps follows: Commander, Ira Lawrence; vice commander, ( J. L. Schader; chaplain, Paul Lowden; adjutant treasurer, Ray Johnson; sergeant, George R. Schmidke; inner guard, Lawrence Lynch; outer guard, Wayne Watkins. George Wyatt is past commander and the executive committee includes George Blanck, Dr. F, H. Fillenwarth and John Cross. The new post has 40 members, former national guardsmen living in this vicinity. There was an attendance of 75 at the meeting Friday night including the following out of town guardsmen: Sergeant V. L. Hall, J. W. Hoover, acting state chaplain; H. H. Schloss and Lieut. James Taylor, all of Cedar Rapids. Among those from Waterloo were Capt. Koberly, captain of the degree team; Peter Erbin, post commander, and Floyd Matthews, past commander of post number six, Waterloo. Missionary Society Re-Eiects Officers of Goodell Society GOODELL--The Missionary society of the United Brethren church held a silver tea and also elected officers. All the officers tvere re-elected including Mrs. J. J. Cook, president; Mrs. Monroe Graber. vice president: Mrs. Edgar Mayhew, treasurer; Mrs. Gus Okrueg, secretary: Mrs. William Beier, secretary of literature and Mrs. A. G. McMullen, stewardship. New Hampton Firm Awarded Contract to Build Library NEW HAMPTON--The R. O. Stolz Construction company of New Hampton has been awarded a S25.000 contract to build a public library in Ackley. The company also has the contract to build an addition to the American Legion hall in Sumner, which will cost about $7,000. Clara Appel Named President of Floyd Women's Rural Group CHARLES CITY--Miss Opal Boss, home demonstration agent presided at the organization meeting of the Floyd county Women's rural chorus in the Saint Charles hotel Friday afternoon. Twenty- two -women attended -this first meeting and one of the number directed the singing. Officers were elected as follows President, Miss Clara Appel and secretary, Mrs. John Moeller. The group will have another meeting next Friday when it is hoped a director can be present to take charge o£ the chorus. WJ, JACKSON HEADS GROUP Floyd Arnold, Ames, Speaker at Meeting of Floyd Cow Testers CHARLES CITY--W. L. Jackson, Nora Springs, was elected president of the Floyd county Cow Testers association at a meeting held in the K. F. hall Thursday evening. Other officers are Wilbur Howell, Charles City, vice president; I. O. Bartz, Rudd, secretary and treasurer; directors, B. A Duesenberg, Floyd and Leonard Gauger, Roekfbrd. Darrell Daggett was rehired as tester. Floyd Arnold, Ames, who is employed by the extension division o£ Iowa State college, was the speaker. He was introduced by W. H. Brown, county seat. An oyster supper was served to the members and their families. Project Meeting Is Planned at Sexton SEXTON--The Women's Home Project meeting will be held Tuesday afternoon with Mrs. Herman Wise, with Mrs. Pearl Hammond, Mrs. Bertha Kischbaum and Edith Greenfield and Mrs. W. C. Taylor as assisting hostess.es. The meeting will be on "Home Made Bread." Following the meeting, supper will be served. Union Services to Be Held by Group CHARLES CITY_The Charles City Ministerial association has planned union services for Good Friday to be held in the Baptist church from 12 to 3 p. m. This is an annual custom of the co-operating churches of the Ministerial association. The meeting was held at the home of the Rev. W. R. Emerson and due to the illness of the Rev. J. E. DeLong, president, the Rev. J. K. Hawkins took charge of the meeting. Business Changes in Emmetsburg Reported EMMETSBURG--Several local business changes were announced here this week. Bernard F. Jackson of Des Moines has established an agency of the American Mutual Life Insurance company at Emmetsburg. xvith offices in the Mulroney building. John G. Kehr of Blue Earth, Minn., has succeeded Robert Church as manager of the National Cash store here, and Richard Nolan of Emrnets- burg has been named manager of the Paramount hatchery on East Main slrcet. FILE TICKET OF "CITIZENS" Slate of Officers Listed in Ticket; 3 New Candidates · · CHARLES CITY--A full ticket, called the "Citizen's" ticket was filed in the office of John McGeeney, city clerk, Friday afternoon, with the following slate of officers: Mayor, A. R. Eggert. Councilmen, first ward, Charles A. Birkholtz; second ward, Frank J. Clark; third ward, Lawrence Gutharf; fourth ward," August , Sylvester; councilmen at large, '" Edgar Ball and Bim Castle; hospital trustee, Mrs. Frank Nies; park commissioner, J. H. Nelson; city assessor, Grover C. Blunt. There are three ne\v candidates on this list, Mr. Eggert,- Mr. Birkholtz and Mr. Castle in the place of Ira Scofield, present mayor, H, J. Huber, first ward councilman and Clarence Bremer, councilman at large. Howard Lanz filed Thursday as the only candidate on the "Progressive" ticket. SERVICES WILL BE HELD MONDAY Mrs. Pittenger, 50, Dies at Home After 18 Months'Illness CHARLES CITY--Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Gossman funeral home for Mrs. Charles Pittenger, 50, with the Rev. Waldo Emerson officiating and burial will be in Beckwith cemetery. Mrs. Pittenger, who had lived here 20 years, died Friday at her home, 500 Clinton street, following an illness lasting 18 months. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, Buerel B. Pittenger, Grand Rapids. Minn., and Gordon J. Pittenger, Charles City; one sister, Mrs. James Cross, Charles City, three brothers Charles Goodale, Dell -Rapids. S. Dak.: William Goodale, Charles City and Bert Goodale, Alta Vista. Romaine Green V/ill Be in Charge of May I 1 Play at Iowa Falls IOWA FALLS--Miss Romaine Green will be in charge of the production of the annual high school play to be given on May 11. The offering selected for this year's class play will be "Applesauce," a farce-comedy by Barrv Conner-;. The play will be given at the iS Metropolitan opera house and /f with the following seniors in the IS cast: Mary Jo Rosenberg, Brereton Hall, Eleanor Osgood, Glenn- . ellyn Thompson, Robert Green, fl - - - - J - ~ ^ * I T -*.%uut,lb V J A C C I ] i '(· Don Eggspuehler, and Robert Sutjh/1 ton;

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