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FOSEM.Bi.UM^^ Dim and Data on Iowa's Cage Kids; Recreation Groups Perform Service : Not only are Iowa's Hawkeyes receiving favorable mention throughout the Midwestern sporting circles but the latest issue of the Sporting News devotes almost a full column to the feats of Coach Lawrence "Pops" Harrison's cage kids. .. Reports, from Eric Wilson in Iowa City indicate that the Hawkeye fieldhouse will be full for the Iowa-Purdue game there on Feb. 18 About 8,500 persons can be accommodated under present seating arrangements because it's not possible to install bleachers flanking each side ol the court as the area is in use up to 6:30 p. m. on game nights. Dr. Frank Lloyd, executive director of the National ; Physical Fitness Committee, has outlined a 4-point program : for his organization, aimed at keeping athletics going during I the war and to stimulate interest and participation in them ; when the peace comes. · · First of all, Dr. Lloyd says, we must study and define I problems relating to the promotion of physical fitness, in co- li operation with national agencies and organizations, and en- kcourage the development of co-operative programs for theii [(solution. ^3-- Next on th? list is tor the c °mmittee to serve as a center SHI u stimulation of state, district and local programs fdi Siff" 6 Promotion of physical fitness, and also to make available i;|i to states, localities, organizations and agencies, upon request, SSl tne services of specialists in physical fitness. Iowa-Ohio Games Top_Big.lO Program IOWA TO FACE '~ * * * Lastly, the - committee is to I: prepare materials and serve as | a clearing, house on intormation- lal matter-pertaining to the de- ivelopment of a national program of'physical fitness. And not only do -we have the reai. work of the National Physical Fitness committee, but Hhe Industrial Recreation association is doing splendid work among the workers in the nation's war plants. Kay Millard, the ( executive secretary, says his association is dedicated to a , program, the main points of which are: 1. Acquaint management with the importance of - industrial recreation as a purt of sound industrial relations. * , * # 2. Emphasize industrial recreation in periods of national emereency to achieve industrial unity, improve morale, skill and production. 3. Develop industrial recreation as a benefit to the community and to the improvement of industrial, labor or government understanding. 4. Study methods of improving industrial recreation programs. 5. Providing a clearing house for ideas for all industries. 6. Aid members in the solution of recreation programs, 7. Encourage further study and research for recreation. 8. Function in any manner beneficial to the industrial recreation movement. * The primary Industrial Recreation association objective is the production of manuals of procedure for use in providing adequate recreation of the correct type for industrial workl.ers: Constantly on the lookout for new problems and their solutions, trained research is frequently conducted to guide members in "best procedures for dealing with new and unexpected developments. Reports on the recently conducted research dealing with I "Women in Industi-y" will be published soon. · These two organizations, only two.of many similar groups operating throughout the nation, are performing a much I greater service than many realize. They are getting right at the very roots of many of the social problems of this country at war, and playing a big role in stamping them out. And aside from this angle, they make for a greater inter- l;est in the athletics of the nation, a healthy sign for the post- Iwar period. So whenever you read about the doings of one I of these prgaitizatioris','db~n'fr'be:iaick to snicker. Think them lover a while, and you'll be able to'see the service being per- jformed in the interests of this country. jCi-Harvey, 'ormer Ring treat, Dead By JACK CUDDY New York, «1.R)_Old Charle Ifarvey, one of the most pathe cally picturesque figures th Ight game has known, is dea r this "great man" of anothe pugilistic era died broke an crippled, but still pondering th puzzle: "What happened to Ste\ -Hamas?" Harvey, 79 years old, die Wednesday night while on his wa to Madison Square Garden to wit ness the Tippy Larkin-Lulu Con stantino fight. His best friends sa Charley 'was lucky that be die before, and not after that bou which .was a dull, lop-sided affati It was purgatory for Charley t sit through : a-lop-sided contest i his closing years--after he cam back from Germany in 1935--afte watching Max Schmeling "moider" Steve Hamas - at Hamburg an knock him. out in the ninth rounc Officially, Charley Harvey die Wednesday night; but actually h died at Hamburg on the night o March 10, 1935, when Hamas, th great hope of his entire life, wa given one of the worst beating any heavyweight ever took. Har vey was criticized afterwards fo allowing Harnas to take this 9 round beating. His critics said h should have thrown in the towe early, when it became apparen that Hamas Wad no chance. But old Charley thre«* in no towel. Until the last, he couldn' beliere what he saw.* Charles manage Tom Heeney of New Zeal- ^nd in his heavyweight title til' : with Gene Ttinney. He manage! -Seaman Tom Watson of England '$n his featherweight title try j^tainst Kid Chocolate. He man- CAR OWNERS " WITH 'A' COUPONS Is TIRE IN- j SPECTION M O N T H for holders of "A" « s ration books. Drive In ... we will Inspect Tour tires promptly. Good service at this OFFICIAL llTIRE INSPECTION STA. . . and let PRITCII- ~ keep y° u rolling on |O. K. recaps. ritchard Motor Co. SOUTH PEN*. DETROIT CLUB BEATS RANGERS By United Press The Detroit Red Wings, currently the hottest team in the National Hockey league, continued their pace and strengthened their hold on 2nd place in the league standings with an 8-3 victory over the hapless New York Rangers Thursday night With Joe Csrveth netting 3 goals the Wings overcame an early fjrst period score by the Rangers and scored their 3rd consecutive trouncing of the Blue Shirts. In the last 3 games be tween the 2 clubs, Detroit has to taled 3a goals to the Rangers' 5 TOUGHEST TEST Hawks Must Split to Remain on Top Rung By BUCKY O'CONNOR . Chicago, (£)--It's a big "if," bu if Iowa's · undefeated Hawkeyes can hurdle the rangy Buckeyes o Ohio State in the 2 game series opening Friday, night at Columbus they're practically a shoo-in lor a least a chunk of the Big Ten basketball title. Currently in sole possession of 1st place, with 7 victories, Messrs Ives, Danner and company face only Purdue and Northwestern in their final league engagement; after I he Ohio set. The double date with Northwestern comes March 3 and 4 by which time the Wildcats will have lost virtually their entire team to the Navy and Marines. Among Purple athletes scheduled for departure before then are Forwards Capt. Otto Graham, Nick Vodick and John Ward, Center George Felt and Guards Ronnie Schumacher and Jerry Carle. It's extremely unlikely Coach Dutch Lonborg can whip together a winning combination from those remaining, the only. regular of whom will be Guard Bennie Schadler. Northwestern presently occupies 3rd place with 5 wins and 1 loss. Purdue, of course, is another story. The 2nd place Boilermakers, beaten only once in 8 conference games, are just about the toughest outfit in the league when the chips are down. Should Iowa get by Ohio Friday night and Saturday, Purdue stands in an excellent spot to hand the Hawkeyes their 1st defeat of the season next Friday at Iowa City. It would surprise no one, however, if Ohio turned the trick either Friday night, Saturday or both, for the Bucks are a formidable crew. The Bucks actually need a double victory to stay in the .championship running. A single win would leave Iowa in undisputed ownership of 1st place and reduce Ohio to the status of a 3-time loser. But a twin shellacking of the Hawks would throw the title race into a wide open affair with Iowa, Piirdue, Ohio, Northwestern and Wisconsin all having a chance. Possibility of an Ohio triumph Friday night has been dimmed somewhat, however, because the Bucks may be without Arnold (Stilts) Risen, 6 ft. 8 in. center who ranks 5th in conference scoring with 117 points. Bruised considerably in last week's games, Risen then became ill following a *ooth extraction. . ' - - - ; ; Iowa's attack/judging by precedent, will be spearheaded by Dick Ives, whose 134 points placed him 2nd only to Michigan's Tom King n conference scoring, and Dave Danner, who stands in No. 3 spot with 125 points. Illinois returns to conference wars after a long layoff by entertaining Northwestern in a game that will be Graham's last Big Ten appearance. The Wildcat ace has been ordered to report next week for naval aviation training at Colgate unversity. The night's.,other Big Ten engagement brings Wisconsin (5-2) to Bloomington, Ind., for what should be an easy win over the hapless Hoosiers (0-7). In Major non-conference competition Purdue is host to Wabash Marquette (6-5) visits Western Michigan (10-3),.and Great Lakes (Zo-2) visits Fort Custer. American Association Teams Seek Pro Football Business Chicago, (U.PJ-- One of the first statements uttered by young Bob Carpenter after he became president of the Philadelphia Phils seemed to "take" in mid west baseball circles-- so the American association's old heads were following the brash newcomer's suggestion Friday. The association voted unanimously at Us annual spring meet- ins Thursday to consider muse- line m on a share of the expand- iut business of the National football league, as Carpenter advised last month. ' Representatives ot the 8 clubs in the midwest's Class A league will confer with Elmer Layden, commissioner ot the pro grid circuit, on what the chances are for establishing cash-basis football squads in their cities - to offset wintertime. expenses on their idle baseball plants. H was Carpenter's contention that the baseball owners have the perfect set-up for operating a football team in the off-season _ the field, the grandstands, the labor and the concessions. In fact, Carpenter went so far as to suggest that, if baseball moguls cannot obtain franchises in the elite football fraternity, they should set up a rival league of their own. Some of this seemed to make sense'to the American association big-wigs and they decided to look into the matter, at least, in the North Iowa Basketball I. C. of Charles City Wins at Cresco Charles City--The Immaculate r*_ M -,- -- " ., -"·- -miiiiauujfcut; Conception academy quintet jour- S. £ CreSCO Wednesday night where they won from the Cresco academy team, 26 to 17. The naif time score was knotted 10-all Jimmy McGceney for I c A" led the evening's scoring with id Points , while Lawrence and Ahrene for Cresco had 5 points apiece for The local high for academy thoir squad juniors lost first such action ever any baseball league. taken by While Elmer Layden has never been petitioned for a franchise by a baseball owner, the rapidly- growing gridiron circuit never has shown any aversion' to the idea, provided the applicant can meet with other requirements, such as laying 325,000 on the line as a starter. Meanwhile, in taking stock ol its manpower, the league expressed confidence that it would operate throughout the 1944 season. Fifteen per cent of its available men are 4-F and 20 per cent are under draft age. President George Trautman in- lected a new policy, based on "in union there is strength," when he urged clubs to trade within their own league. "There ' was a time when the average club would do anything 3ut peddle a castoff to other earns in the league," he said. They feared the player would, on us next visit to their city, hit he homerun which would break up the game and send the fans ivtay in a mood of disgust over the way the club was managed "Noiv, hou-ever, the owners and managers agree that any trading raffie should be within the eague. In fact. the sentiment is o help any club which encounters a manpower shortage." " rs os r- -5 Cresco Juniors, 18 to 19 iriday night, the strong St" Josephs Jo-hawks, of. Mason Citv were .to come to Charles City for a game with the I, C A This game is sponsored by the Oliver Athletic association and tickets pioyes ° liv Meet Continues ot Iowa Falls Firi°J a Fa " sT -" ew Providence, Eldora and Iowa Falls earned 2nd-round victories in the girls sectional tournament here Wednesday night. New Providence r . ---o-.J-'In the WPJlf mt o SamC ' 1)Wa Falls topping%asa, ^T^core was tied at 27-27 at the end 0 ? regular playing time. At the end ot the first overtime session,- the count \\ knotted at 29- a ll, wwlo TM s £ ^l^ va ^ d . on «_}n the 2nd extra FAVORITES WIN IN GIRLS MEETS Steamboat Rock Wins From Green Mountain By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Although the snowstorm caused a number o£ teams to forfeit and resulted in postponement of several tournaments, approximately two-thirds o£ the Iowa State M \ school girls basketball sectional meets were held Thursday night and most or the favorites won handily. Steamboat Rock, d e f e n d i n g state champion, moved into the semi-finals at Conrad by defeating Green Mountain 53 to 34. \Viota. 1942 runnerup and third Clace team in 1943, trounced Bridirewater 49 to 16. Havclock. last year's 'ruimerup was snowed out. Three other state finalists last year advanced another notch. Colfax defeated Mitehellville 50 to 30, Slrafttord squeezed past Dayton 27 to 25, and Coon Rapids rolled over Franklin township oC Cooper 64 to 20. Hansell, 1910 champion and a potent sextet this year, defeated Rowan 45 to 15 and Numa, 1941 titlehblder, defeated Harvey 44 to 28^ Clutier, 1912 champion, won from Reinbeck 64 to 29. Closest engagement reported was the Iowa Falls-On-asa fame which went into 3 overtimes before Iowa Falls won 30 to 29. In a curious contest at Marengo Chelsea -- alter starting .with a squad ot only 7 players--defeated Ladora 22-16 with only 3 girls in the Chelsea lineup at the finish. The others had been eliminated by rule violations. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Friday. Feb. 11, 1 9 J4 raatc!v c h m n k n i v p ' ·? ° na raacv * ame b TMlin g cnampion, gives a few pointers on the art of pin; tumbling to pretty Jean Dupont, Chicago bowling miss A bowler, to get good scores, must pick up the spares with a good count. Here the champion shows where the hall hit to get the 1-2-4-7 pins. must Friday night Wellsburg " dora S£!., Jc " r ?? J to 2° "Winst Indianapolis was he team hardest revealed as hit. among ..... ..... ,,..,, eague members, having only 19 Jlaycrs on its reserve list. Spring raining sites and dates when earns will report were announced xs follows: Indianapolis, M a r c h 15 at 31oominghn, Ind.; Toledo, March 0 at Cape Girardcau.'Mo.; Lou- syiUe, March 24 at Louisville; Milwaukee, March 20 at Wauke- ha, Wis.; Minneapolis. March 23 t Quincy, III.; St. Paul, March 20 t Springfield, Mo.; Kansas City larch 30 at Joplin, Mo.; Columbus, undecided. New Providence. _ * Scorville B's Down Thompson by a the hi, ° f 15 - 38 - .5* Scarville lost was scorer for Scarville with hundreds of other fighters-many of whom he knew had ne chance in their big-money fights But the confidence of a lifetim was concentrated in Hamas th former Penn state football playei wnom he regarded as the greates heavyweight he ever saw. Hamas a ripping, tearing ball of fire'stim ulated that confidence durin« most of his carreer. Although a college man, Hurricane Steve wa one of the most explosively busy heavies ever to toss leather. In 1931, for example, he had 16 bouts, of which he won 15 by quick knockouts and one by decis- on. Ancient Charley, who had made thousands of dollars in the figh game-- and lost it in real estate was positive that his belovec pugilism would ressurrect him vhen he saw Young Hamas climax his climb to the top by giving Uax Schmeling a thorough bcat- ng at Philadelphia, Feb. 13, 1934 n October of that same year Hamas won a 10-round decision ) i r ' el ' Ar t t-ask, menacing mastei £ the left hook. With confidence, Harvey accepted a return match with n TM,-" g al Hamb ur2 for March w, . What happened to Hamas Deween October and March, the vorm may never know truthfully. There were stories about his going society"-- or palling around with he upper strata girls. Anyway, the New York boxing vnters went down the bay on a oast guard cutter to meet Charley nd Sieve when they returned on he He De Trance from their dis- strous Hamburg trip. They found men at the end of their trails-- aryey distraught and full O f iggie soup; Hamas still fuzzy lentally from the beating he had aken. Hamas never fought again arvey never managed again' harley, crippled by 2 previous utomobile accidents, became mer- y a hanger-around until he died 'finally Wednesday night. William (Rebel) Rupp, Jr., cap- laio of the 1942 Michigan State football team, now is in an infantry training regiment at Fort Benning, Ga. Lyons Cleaners I. AN'D II. BOWLING Woman's Leapae Won 1st 2nd 3rd H c Tot 441 481 441 72' -J335 Men's Leaiur «r~» , T, ,. W °" Ist 2nl 3rd " c - Tot- Federal Uphol. 3 724 6U 557 338 '193 ^s^u,^. 61 ' 6I3 5 " " '«» The Boys' Clubs of America have more than a quarter of a million members. ~ MEL otv BoSSOFTdE' 11 ~. -» if-i oi.-arwfie 11 points and Halvcston Thompson with G The Scarville town Played Aldcn and won of 27-24. _ * Forest City Wallops Belmond for a score here fl n'r n , lans have now won 16 of i , contests this season ' Ci . ty . took « «-27 lead at 8 "" 1 - a " d coastcd S seeond half- Christen and Riekena had 24 points each foi- Forest City, while Nelson and Jones paced the Belmond attack. The Forest City seconds walloped the Belmond yearlings, 59- Woucomo, Ossian Win Contests Calmar--Waucoma and Ossian gained second-round victories in the girls sectional tournament here Thursday night. Waucoma downed DeSales of Ossian, 34-17 in the opening game, and Ossian high school defeated Lawler, 29- The Waucoma girls tool* a 17-3 lead at the intermission and had an easy time during the final 2 periods. Cecelia Schmidt paced the Waucoma attack with 15 points, while Mary Lou Bigler had 8 for DeSales. Ossian high put on a second- half rally to gain its victory, after Lawler had the count knotted at halftime, 14-14. The score was tied 4 times during the opening Betty Daniels had 13 points for Ossian, while Margaret Murphy and Dorothy Lou Shekleton each had 8 for Lawler. In the Wednesday contests Lime bpnngs defeated Elma,29-26 and Lalmar downed Ridgeway, 25-13. Pvl. Glenn Dobbs, former Tulsa university Ail-American back who performed brilliantly in this year's co ege all-star Washington Redskin game, now is in the physical U-ammg department at Randolph i. ^f-n' ^ Iso at Rand °1ph Field Lt. Bill Grimmitt, flying offi- .- ,...,,, was captain o£ the mo squad. THE CLUBHOUSE DODOS, DULSE MEET SATURDAY Old Records May Fall in Boston A. C. Games By BILL KING Boston, (/Pi--One of the last o! the many mile marks the grea Glenn Cunningham set along the indoor track circuit--his 4:10 record for the Boston A. A.'s Huntei event--appears certain of erasure Saturday night when Gil Dodds the Boston Divinity student, anc Bill Hulse, the speedy chemical engineer from Passaic, N. J., resume their rivalry at the Boston Garden. Dodds gained first blood, ,,,, far as 1944's indoor competition is concerned, over Hulse with his 4:IO.(i triumph in last week's Millrosc meet. When Dodds went to the. Millrose mark, he was laboring under the handicap of awaiting the arrival of his first child, a son born early this week. Now, according to Jack Ryder, his coach his mind is at ease,-as far as parenthood is concerned, and there is no reason why he should not turn in a startling 4:07 effort ' Dodds has the speed and stamina, to do 4:07 or better right now," Ryder insists. There will be at least 3 othei Hunter starters but all of the experts agree that the race is strictly between Dodds and Hulse. who turned in outdoor times of 4:06.1 and 4:06 respectively while chasing the sensational Gunder Hagg all over the country last sum- By CHIP ROYAL AP Features Sports Editor -- tried 3 greatest all-time started *»£§ . ^* Played, 3,033; and other marks h n t . r i r b ? tU E' 23; mD5t "mes 2 first place Votes lhc Geor K' a p «ach received only Tate Speaks at Meeting of Hi-Y Club A highlight in the weekly meetings or the Hi-Y club was the talk given by Bill Tale on "Sportsmanship." His talk was seasoned through- Hit by his choice of examples and subject matter. Mr. Tate is well qualified to speak on his subject by the 16 years he spent in the coach-superintendent position in various Iowa towns. Qualities essential to good sportsmen, according to Mr. Tate, are, -determination to win, perseverance, courtesy to opponents, and faith in God. SffitfBT sports editors. Baseball men fared very ruts m a season, a vote from the ·" - , TMf Me ow /EAR AS A ,i fiiu, x)Te of K o n g '_ didn't fare so well in the voting were: , now in the army, whose 56- fought any and all heavyweights, Giants' 'center, who was all-league ' i -~ ji i^mi a. j great year-afler-year tennis play has never COLLEGE BASKETBALL Cut Floyd Bennett Field 53; Const Guard (Jersey City) 31. Calholie U. 51: Loyola 41. Wh '!* c j 1 'f r « ! lp ' 30: Kentucky Slate 25. Pniljidcl. Co.ist Glare! 69; Forl Dix 53 Capital (P) H; Otterbeln 33. .Vidiren B,£c r 4B Ri ' Cy Cenlaurs "! Smoky Hill Air Valparaiso J2: Indiana Stale 43. Luther 52; Upper lowa 40. Soulli -AJdcrsoD-Broaddlis 33; Salem 3? ^orth Carolina State 42: Davidson 33 Jorlh Carolina U. 33: Duke 30. Tul.inc 38; La State 37. Virginia Teeh 4C; Willlf m and Mary 22. Salt Lake Sheriff 35: Camo Keams 3. mr?nTH OS pftaTM b T C - LcBl ° n S: Fltoim ' Lowry Field 52: Fort Logan 34 riiVSt 1 ??'??^ IMcxir ° c »y) «; University of British Columbia 39. Pacifi? I C a S l GUard 37i COIIcgc * lhc Iowa State Hits Kansas in Loop Tilt Kansas City, W-- Price. Brookfield, the Iowa state center with the best scoring average in the Hig Six conference, can increase his advantage in the Cyclones' contest with Kansas State at Ames Friday night. The tall Texan has for 64 points in 5 accounted conference games for an average of 12 8 His total is 14 below that of Grover Hamsey, Oklahoma center, but the Sooner eager has performed in 7 games. Following Ramsey in total points are Allie Paine, his teammate, with 6a; Brookfield, 64; Ken Pryor the Sooner freshman ac-e, with 59 and Charley Cooley, Kansas state freshman, with 58. Cooley has played in 6 games. In addition to Friday night's game the conference program for the weekend includes Kansas' visit to Oklahoma, and Missouri vs Nebraska at Columbia Saturday night. . · . . · · ' Dodgers Add Two Players to Squad List New York, (ff)_The Brooklyn Dodgers have added a Casablanca veteran and a 39 year old catcher' to their roster bringing the official squad list to 30 with spring train- ng approximately. one month a way. Tommy -Warren, a right'handed iiurler from Tulsa, Okla., holds a nodical discharge because of in- luries suffered at Casablanca. The catcher is Ray Hayworth, who ras released by the Brooks early ast season. °Iay Continues in 3i-Y Cage League Don Tubbesing's cage team downed Mead Cook's in Hi-Y bas- cetball play at the Y. M. C A Thursday night, 20-16. Tubbcsing cored 9 points. Dwight Helfen- tem's outfit beat Harold Korn- aum's team, 24-15, as Jerry Gin- hner scored 15 markers. Bob Anderson s quintet beat Bob Bai- oy's, 14-11, with Traub pacing he winners with 9 points. The standings: 'ubbesing Jailey Anderson . ornbaum telfenstein U'on 6 5 5 .......4 4 1 Lost 2 3 3 4 4 7 "4ora Springs, Riceville Win Kiceville -- Nora Springs and Riceville gained second-round 'ictories in the girls sectional ournamcnt here Thursday night. ^ T ora Springs defeated Mclntire, .3-23, while Riceville took Rock ·als, 36-34. In Wednesday games, Orchard icat Chester, 40-16, and Little :edar stopped Mitchell, 35-14. Archie Harris, former Indiana miversity end, shot-putter and o 1 d-e r of American discuss hrow record, is a pre-aviation adet at Keesler Field, Miss. TARPAULINS 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.

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