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1O IV ALIA NOSESOUT GRAND VIEW BY 2 6 T 0 2 5 C Q U N T Peterson Stars in Clash in Which Undefeated Five Meets First Blow. DES -MOINES, March 19. Muscatine, powerful contender for the state high school basketball championship, toyed with Elnia, a ·class B team, in a first round game today to win 30 to .19 ; Barko, a rangy Muscatine center, and- Utley and Hohn, forwards, shared the honors in the victors' attack with four baskets. Barko's additional three free throws gave him high point honors. , Summary: MUSCATINE--30 ,"·' FG FT PI' Hohn, f ,. ..4 1 Utley, t ... .. . ..4 Lutz, f .... . . . ..0 Hanson, f : . . . . ..0 Barko.'c .. .. \ . .4 H. Weber, g . . . ..0 J.Wilson, g .../.......O D. Wilson, g ..;.......! Totals .'.'. i~'...IS 4 12 ELJIA--19 ' P. Tate, f :...... .2 0 Parsons', f :....2 : 3 F. Tate, c 1 1 Billis, g .1 1 A. Frank, g .0 2 - : Totals .6 7 · Jlefe'ree: Souer 01 Falrtield; um jure, Hasbrouck of Des Moines. The first game of the final roum in the basketball tournament fo the state high school championshij ended in a 26 to 25 victory for Alta who needed an overtime period t stop -a Grandview team that wa successful in 20 consecutive con tests previously. \ Drops From Title Class. Grandview now drops from th ranks of the undefeated during th year, .which includes Henderson with 28 straight wins, Lehigh wit 25, Muscatine with 19, and Vinto with 18.. f; Lowell Peterteon, forward, wa the big factor in .the Alta victory scoring seven field, goals and a fre ,throw.'to:take-the honors with - ·points; He was responsible for a *-it five points, scored by his team the overtime period. The Alta defense also was activ Jri' determining the outcome · b popping, ^te^^thaa^m^u records"'ofVany in-the' tourney. Wier," Grandview forward,""who.previously bad a record of nearly 30 points a game, was held -to one field' goal, Thompson, a guard, being high scorer for the team with three field goals and two free throws. It was Alta's twenty-seventh win in 29 games this year. ALTA^-26 FG FT PF L. E. Peterson,- £ 0 .' 0 3 L. Peterson, f ,,. 7 1 . 0 Miltson, o'..:". 1 1 1 Toulson, g . ;...0 0 2 Christehsen, g . . . ; . . . - O v ;0 0 Gnntzmari,' g ; ; - 4 . ° * Totals .'.13 2 7 GRAND VIEW-- 25 Wier, f ..:..:.::. . ... .1 Rowc, f ! .... ....... ..... 2 Shannon, o ...... ......2 Wilson, g ........... -1 ·Thompson, g ...... ---- 3 , Totals ...: ..,: ...... 0 ^ Officials -- ^Referee: Johnston of Des Moines TJ; umpire, Indd, Pom- croy. BASKETBALL SCORES St. Mel (Chicago) 39; St. Francis (Athol Springs, N. Y.) 20. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Muscatine SO; Elma 10. Alta 20; Grand View 25. CATHOLIC BASKETBALL FINAL Cotter high, VVinona, Minn., 43; St. Joseph, Enid, Okla. 11. Father Ryan high, Nashville, Tcnn., 41; Messmer high* Milwaukee, 31. MEL HIGH BEATS ST. FRANCIS Paddy D r i s e oil's Cagers Take 39-20 Victory in ' Loyola Meet. ' CHICAGO, March' 19. W . Mel High of ChicagOj 4 codched by Paddy Driscoll, all-Americah football star, opened its quest for the national Catholic basketball title at Loyola university this morning defeating St. Francis of Athol Springs, N.-.Y., 39 to 20. ' ·:; . St. Mel's scoring mark didn't last long after Cotter high of'Winona got into action against St. Joseph high, Enid,-Okla; The boys from the north - racked up 42 points while holding their smaller opponents 1 ' to 11. Cotter displayed a good all around, attack, with the scoring spread, out- among' Sheehan, Smith , Klonowak! and Romcsyzk. Father Ryan high of Nashviile l Terin., which landed in fourth place in the 1930 tournament, walked over Messmer high of Milwaukee to enter the second '. round today After a close first period the southerners moved out and won by -1] to 21. Pete Ctirley and Geny headec up the Ryan attack, with 14 and 11 RTS MASON CITY; rowXi · MARCH 19 HI i»3i *t? A TVvf Q i^AlVLo IV/TTTTTTQ JMrLiL/ 1 o ADVANCE IN TENNIS MEET Associated Press, Phot* This trio of net stars Is closing; in on the finals of the American Indoor championship in New York. Jean Borotra, who led the French team to America, advanced to the semifinal in a two set victory Wednesday. Berkeley Bell of Austin, Texas, seeded third on the American- list, advanced a round. Frank. Shields, leading American favorite, drew ; a day of rest. He was echedHled'for thu quarterfinal match Thursday.; FROM TRAINING CAMPS . By THE; ASSOCIATED PRESS . ON.-.: *. ·· - r ·,,. * FRD3ERG BECOMES PHILLIES' CAPTAIN , Fla'.-- Despite their reat'p'otenBal batting strength, the Brooklyn Robins are becoming wor- rle'd;" about hitting. Babe Herman, formerly their outstanding clouter, ias not shown much so far. The current belief is that Herman may have a bad;season if he is not able to get the batting lead fight at the start. · . . - . - . · . . « . ' · * / ,v RUTH WORKS HARD IN YANKEE CAMP 'ST. PETERSBUUG, Fla.-- Players who believe.'the saying "as ,Ruth goes, so go the Yankees'. 1 : believe thatNew York's chances of winning the American league pennant ore getting better daily.,.The Babe complains that he gettin'g 1 in shape, too fast, but instead of loafing thru exhibition .games as in past years he is working hard in the field, running out every hif, and keeping his tongue busy invthe odd moments encouraging his mates. *. *. HOWARD EHMKE MAY REJOIN ATHLETICS FORT MYERS, Fla.-- Howard Ehmke, Athletics 1 winning pitcher in the opening world series game against the Chipago Cubs in 1929, loomed Thursday, as a possible comeback.* Asked to confirm reports that the ve'teran : would rejoin the A's, Manager Connie Mack said, "if -.fie says the 'word we certainly can use him." · ' ' ' FARMER RICKEY VISITS CARDINALS . BRADENTON,-, Fla., ':Branch Rickey, master. farmer, of the St. Louis .Cardinal organization, is paying bis annual visit to the Red Birds! training camp here, which means th: t several -Rookies soon will be on their way to various farms. . ' - . . ' · * * * SCHTJLTE SPIKED; TO GET A REST . .WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.-Trainer Tommy Brammell of the Louis Browns reported Thursday that Cehterfielder Fred Sehulte; who was spiked · Wednesday would be out of action for- at least a week. Frank Waddey^ late of Memphis, will sub for Schulte. * - . · · * . * REMY KREMER KOUTS PIRATE BAND OAKLAND, Cal.--Remy Kremer v Oakland's -iipme town' pride, is not without honor among- .the natives The Pittsburgh Pirate ace's appearance in Wednesday's game againsl the Oaks was: by special request and he responded by holding the opposition t6 a puny sfngie in four innings. He whiffed two batsmen. * * * AILING TIGERS SHOW IMPROVEMENT THIS YEAR ..SAN FRANCISCO--Two Detroit .Tiger pitchers who were preventec by assorted .ailments from figuring largely in the games won columi last year will. 1 be back this year Elpri Hogsett's southpaw effective ness was hampered by Illness last year. That ilness has disappeared Whitlow Wyatt's right arm wehf lame early last summer, but appar Fla,---Barney rriberg-, man ,of all work, and. now he oldest player on the Phillies' ·oster in point of service, has been named 1 captain. He, succeeds Fresco Thompson, traded to Brooklyn. · ' * * ·'* '',' ,' lODAPP'S TEMPERAMENTAL KNEE SLIDES OUT,OF,JOINT NEW "ORLEANS--The season's :irst grief was upon, the Cleveland Indians Thursday. Johnny Hodapp's .emperamental kn'ee slid out of joint.- The second baseman will have to stay off his feet several days and .put of the.exhibition games for a couple of weeks. ' · » ' * » · ' · HOWLEY SI JOHNSON'S WORK TAMPA, Fla.^Dan Howley, who is trying- · to make a winning ball club out of the Cincinnati -Reds", plans to spend a lot of time with 3i Johnson, young hurler. He likes the courage the Rookie displays, and his speed and curves. "GABBY" HARTNETT LOOKS FIT FOR BIG YEAK ·LOS ANGELES--"Gabby' Hartnett, Cub's'catcher, who crashed out 37 homeruns last" year, looks fit for another, big year. ·' Hartnett has slammed out a homer in each of the past five games either as a pinch hitter or as a regular in the lineup. » » " · · ' · LUKE APPLING -' MAKES GOOD GALVESTON--Luke Appling, the hustling shortstop who jumped from college baseball at Oglethorpe university to the major league-within a few months, has made good with the White; Sox. Appling not .only, has been fielding'well in spring exhibitions but has been hitting like an experienced star. · .- ' - ' · , -' · * '· * # MACFAYDEN SHOWS COLLINS HOV TO ROAM PENSACOLA, Fla.--Danny MacFayden, pride of the Red Sox pitching staff, is also one of those bruis-. ing converted, outfield sluggers. Danny has shown Manager Shano. Collins that he can roam right field effectively so maybe they'll use him in the outfield .this season when he is not on the pitcher's mound. ·· '« » » SENATORS REST BACK IN BrLOXI BILOXI, Miss.--Back in Biloxi, the Washington Senators looked forward to a day of comparative rest. Wednesday they beat the Baltimore Orioles largely because of Baltimore errors and' the stick work of Joe Cronin. FOUR CITIES IN NORTH IOWA SET FOR CAGE; SITES Winners Scheduled to Meet in Des Moines lor Final Playing.. . .TOURNEY " SHCE Northeast District-;--Hampton nnd lament: ' · ' , : .' Northeast District--Ha Grove and rioveK ' : .'· Southeast District -- Center- villo and Eldoh,':,' -;·· ': Southwest District--Audubon and Avoea. In eight cities Thursday, 34 sextets swung into .action in the second, step of the 'elimination process to decide the girls' basketball championship of Iowa. The winner-.-in. each of the district tournaments will go to. Des Moines next "weekend to meet in the finals. ·'"';. ·i PJay in each of the meets wili be o*n a round-robin'basis.: : · .,'.. Idart.Grbve Favored Ida Grove^'which; has been finalist five 1 , times-In the last six years and. which captured the championship in. '28 and '29, was to meet Cooper in, its first round game at Ida Grove. Another powerful outfit competing is Mingo, which is undefeated ,to date. It has a rapid scoring machine capable of upsetting any team. The .'survivors of this week's'dis- trict events will reach the finals, scheduled'to be held in Des Moines, March 26, 27 and 28. Finals Play to Change The finaVplay on an elim- ination'basis and not a round robin scramble. .' The sectional survivors are Aplington, Eldora, Hansell, Sheffield, Lament, Miles, Manchester, New Albin, Ida Grove, Cooper, Akron, George, Ellsworth, Gilmore City, Whittemore, Seneca, Centerville, Laurel, Mingo, Attica, Crawfords- viHe.-Kepsauqua, Deep River, Eldori, Danville, Audubori- Cumberland, Alleman, WIntcrset, Ayoca, Stanton, Griswold and Northboro. THIS "A" HAS IT K. C. Boxing Club to v Stage Amateur Show Another amateur card has been arranged by, ,,the K. _of C. boxing club for Thursday'fevehing at 7:30 at the K. C. hall. Nine four-round bouts haye been scheduled for the show. The bouts.are: Don Titus vs. Johnny Hgiman, Kid Radcliffe vs. Young Hermanson, Johnny Caruso, vs. Butch Howard, -Kid Tanner vs. Young Lathrop, Bttlihg Vernon vsi Butch Ryan, Pop-Eye Lynch vs. Joe Fritz, Ox Huff vs. .BilliFritz, Rollo Hughes vs. Johnny Reardpn, Bill Martin vs. Dick Rea'rdon. Iowa Falls AWards Cage Letters to 6 IOWA FALLS, March' 19.--Six members of the' boys' high school basketball , squad have been awarded letters. They , are Capt, White, .Merklin, Santee, .Sweet. Smith and Boylan. The team will lose but two members by graduation. During the season the Iowa falls team lost three ganes, all of them by one point. West, .Waterloo won one game and Wellsbiirg, ; two. The -high point, of the season was the defeat of th; Webster City team by a score of 24 to 23, DECKER'S --By PAP BEST CATCtiEfL. IN LBAGUe - 0/3 i_EASU£- / / Kanute DECKER'S I. ' ,'.-i : i 109 108 145--362 Lofing ...:., 118 Hagadus ;.... 175 McConnell '. . . 161 Coggins . . . . . 180 166 ! 111--395 '171 157 -- 503 181 129-^471 181 .117^- 453 ·Totals 743 787 659--2189 DECKER'S II. Goodnau .... 130 167 158--465 Miller .. . ---- 129 146 132 Cook .' ...... 106 Thornton Newman ' -123 165 111 156 120-- 372 165--47^ 142-- 385 205--467 Hold Spring Grid Practice on Roof PHILADELPHIA, March 19. (fCt --Temple university football players are having spring football practice dally high .on the skyscraper roof of their new recreation building on North Broad street in the heart of the city. The "gridiron" is '185 feet long and 150 feet wide, surrounded hv n fnur-foot stone coninjy. Totals 653 732,; 790--2175 EXHIBITION BASEBALL By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS " BRADENTOWN, Fla.--St. Louis (N) 8; New York (A). 5. FT. MYERS, Fla.--Philadelphia .(A) 8; Brooklyn (N) 7.- W I N T E R HAVEN, Fla.--St. Louis (A) 8; Philadelphia- (N) 5. ' ST.' PETERSBURG, Fla.--Boston (N) 9; Cincinnati (N) 3.-' · GULFPORT, Miss.--Washington (A) 6; Baltimore (I) 3. . NEW ORLEANS--New Orleans (A) 11; Cleveland (A) 6. BRENHAM, Texas--Chicago, (A) 5; Montreal (I) 4. . I'-'-' , QAKLAN,D-^Oakland '(PCL) ; 2; Pittsburgh (N) 1. LOS ANGELES--Log Angeles (PCL) 10; Chicago (N) 9. SPIN NELSON TO MEET KRIEGER Bork Signed for One of Trio of Ring Stars for Show of March 26. C'arl Kreiger,- iocal middleweight star who scored knockouts over Johnny. "Kid" Calvert and "Hard- Oil" Lebr in his last two starts, was signed Wednesday to trade'blows with his old rival, Spin Nelson, Austin beefrklller, in one of the six round bouts of the 42 round card pf the American Legion drum corps scheduled for the armory Thursday March 26. Nelson has not-appeared in local rings for the past two shows. Ho told Matchmaker Kelly that he has been in Minneapolis where he has oeen conditioning himself for future bouts and expects to beat the local star.'Krieger on the other hand has been' training daily in a local gymnasium. Al Bork, Nashua mauler, was signed Wednesday tb meet a worthy opponent In one of tn,c' six- round bouts of the 42 round cardV Matchmaker Joe Kelly is,negotiating with Wyman ""Kid" Swezey of Spencer, Jimmy. Salyator of Fort Dodge and Albert Manriquez of At-; lantic, as possible opponents for the Nashua mauler. · Bork arrived home from the east a few days ago and reported to Matchmaker Kelly that he was in good.shape and has already started light training for the coming bout. CHARLES CITY GRID CARD SET Squad of 30 Is Working Out for Heavy Schedule in 1931 Play. CHARLES '.CITY, March 39.--A squad: of more than 30 candidates reported for spring football here The squad is well, fortified with players who have had £ome first team experience. Young ancJ Larson guards, played most of the time thruout the season. Bluhm and Du gan were rated aa regulars at the end of last year's season, and Web ster, Ripley, Gifford, Waite and Earl Dougan, each played some o the games. A lack of tackles' and ends ap pears to be the main difficulty con fronting .the squad. Coaoher an Hoeft, who played on the. secon team, are the only players with anj experience at tackle and the em" candidates have had less experienc than those two. The schedule next fall will includ the samp, teams that were pluyed in HOLDOUT DEMANDS Tfere are salaries whicli holdout major league stars demanded; v Al Simmons, A's, ?35,000 (approximately). D a 7. z y Vance, Brooklyn, ?25,000. . Morgan, Cleveland Herman, Brooklyn, Eddie ?20,000. Babe $20,000. Chuck Klein, Phils, ?18,000. Chick Hafey, Cards, $15,000. Horace Ford, Reds, ?10,000. Lu Blue, Browns, ?7,500. Borotra and Shields Lead Tennis Pace Outstanding Stars Favored for Finals. NEW YORK, March 10. jPt-- Altho two of the leading players of the national Indpor tennla cham- pipnships have fallen by the wayside in the singles play, the outstanding stars, Jean Borotra of France and Frank Shields of New York, still appear to be headed for a -final-; clash and all the seeded doubles teams are safely in the semifinals. ' Borotra 'swept into the singles semifinal Wednesday w i t h h i s fourth straight' set victory, a triumph ' : over Frank Bowden of New York. ' : He was due Thursday to face Perrine Rockafeliow, · New York, who eliminated Cliff Sutier of New . Orleans; second seeded American player, in straight sets. Shields faced Pierre Landry of France. The other quarterfinal match brings together Berkeley Bell of Dallas, third of the seeded American players, elid Bill Aydelotte, New Yorker who won the title in 1928 and who Wednesday defeated Christian Boussua, young French star, In two hard sets. APRIL 1 SET FOR START OF IOWA'S DIAMOND SEASON Schedule to Include 10 Non- Conference Games; Teams From 8 States Signed. IOWA CITY, March 19.--University of Iowa baseball players, under the tutelage of Coach Otto H. Voegel, are preparing for 10 conference games and as many non- conference struggles as the season approaches. Twenty games with teams from eight states now comprise the University of Iowa's baseball .schedule following the booking of a training jaunt into Kansas and Missouri. Curd Nearly Completo The card is practically complete, said Coacli Otto H. Vogel, but there is a chance that two more contests may be arranged for the practice trip. After, opening April 1 against Missouri State Teachers college Jit Maryville, Mo., the Hawkeyes will play more than half of their schedule during April. Most of the major games fall in May, however, for eight of the 10 Western conference tilts will be contested in that mouth. Iowa's conference schedule contains home and home games with Northwestern, Michigan, Chicago, Wisconsin and Minnesota. To Meet Big 6 Teams The Hawkeyes also will meet two members of Hie Big Six conference, Nebraska and Kansas Aggies,.both in two games, and will play Washington university of the Missouri Valley circuit. Notre Dame twice will be the gpponent. The schedule follows: April 1 and 2--Missouri State Teachers at Maryville. April 3 and 4--Kansas A. M. at Manhattan. April G--Washington university at St. Louis. April 15;--Iowa State Teachers at Cedar Falls. April 18--Northwestern at Iowa City. April 20 and 21--Nebraska at Iowa City. . April 25--Michigan at Ann Arbor. April 27--Notre Damo at South Bend. May 2--Clucagp at Iowa City. May 4--Northwestern at Evanston. May 9--Wisconsin at Madison. May 11--Chicago at Chicago. May 15--Michigan at Iowa City. May 18--Wisconsin at Iowa City. May 20--Minnesota at M i n n e - apolis. May 23--Notre Dame at Iowa City. May 30--Minnesota at Iowa City. 1930. Five games will be played at home. Decorah, Waverly, Oelwein, Mason Cit'y and Nashua wHl be met here and New Hampton, West Waterloo,' Cresco and Osage will be played away from home. The schedule .is as follows: Sept. 25--Decorah, here. Oct. 2--New Hampton, there. Oct. 9--West - Waterloo, there (night), Oct. IB--Cresco, there. "Oct. 24--Oelwein, here. Oct. 30--WaVerly, here: Nov. 11--Mason City, here. Nov. 20--Nashua, here. Nov. 30--Osoge, there. IN CUE TOURNEY 3-Man Parade Thru Balk- Line Championship Play May Be Stopped. NEW YORK, March 19. (7P)--The first break In the three-man parade thru the national amateur 18.2 balkline billiards championship was due Thursday when two of the lead- Ing trio foregather. Ray V. Fesson- den of Madison, Wis., and .Percy N. Collins of Chicago were scheduled to meet the winner to take first place and the loser to drop to third. Edgar T. Appleby of New York, third of the players who have won three games apiece, has an off day. In the afternoon game, D. H. Goslin of Azusa, Cal., and H. T. Galey of Tulsa, Okla., who have lost three games apiece without a victory, were due to meet. Appleby, Fressenden and Collins each won game No. 3 Wednesday. Collins defeated Charles Connor oE Philadelphia, 300 to 173 in 21 innings; Fessenden defeated Goslin, 300 to 132, In 21 innings and Appleby defeated Galey, 300 to 194 in 27 innings. Iowa Track Men May Enter ' Minnesota's Invitational Meet IOWA CITY, March 19.--'Several University oC Iowa track and field athletes may compete in special invitation events at the Minnesota indoor relays April 4 at Minneapolis, said Coach G. T. Bresnahan. It is likely, he stated ,that the lowans would be asked to enter the competition with several other picked Big- Ten relay teams and individual athletes. Unless the men go to Minneapolis, however, the indoor season officially is closed. Mpst of the team will have to wait more than a month for competition. Then, April 2-1 and 25, a large squad will be sent to Des Moines for the Drake relays. Iowa's other outdoor meets are: May 2,.Chicago at lov/a City; May 16, lowa-Wisconain-Chicago triangular at Madison, Wis.; May 22 and 23, conference chainplonships at Evanston; May 30, state meet at Des Moines, and June 5 and 6, national collegiate championships at Chicago. B O W L I N G THURSDAY'S SCHEDULE Straightaway League. Decker's lowanas vs. H. C. Boyd Bowling company on alleys 5 and G at 7:45. Oakland-Pontiucs vs. Ideal Sand and Gravel company on alleys 1 and 8 at 7:45. Decker's league, 7:45. FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE Allen Ca£e vs. Champlln Refining company on alleys 5 and 6 at 8:15. Falstaff Pale vs. Cliapin-O'Neil Coal company on alloys 7 and 8 at 7:45. TEAM STANDINGS Falstaff Pale ..... 3 Oakland-Pontiacs . . 3 Decker's lowanaa . . 3 Allen Cafe ....... 3 Champlin Refining. 3 H. C. Boyd Bowling 3 Ideal Sand Gravel 3 Chapin-O'Neil Coal. 3 Hill Wall HIGH TEN 3 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 26G 211 0 1.000 0 1,000 Kolb 214 Sobieske 247 J. Duncan 222 Theisen 226 Dobbs 203 Weber 214. Squires 223 B. Duncan, O'NclI ... 1 1 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 .687 ,667 .333 .333 .000 .000 219 200 106 1Q5 194 193 190 187 18C 184 SWEA CITY HOLDS CAGK BANQUET SWEA CITY, March 19.--The annual basketball banquet was held Wednesday evening in the high school dining room. The team lost but two games in a hard Class A schedule. This was the first year In that class. Gun Club to Sponsor Shoot at Sheffield SHEFFIELD, March 18.--A clay hird shoot is scheduled for Sunday at 1:30. The shoot will be sponsored by the Sheffield Gun club and is to be held one-half mile east of the cemetery. Shells will be sold on the grounds. 36-Rounds 9 Bouts, Each 4 Rounds Don Titus vs. Johnny Holmim Kid Radcliffe vs. Young Hermanson Jolinny Caruso vs. IJutch Howard Kid Tanner vs. Young Lathrop Battling Vernon vs. Butch Kynn 1'op-Eyo Lynch vs. Jon Fritz Ox Huff vs. Bill Fritz Hollo Hupjfirs vs. .Tnhnny Keurdoit Hill Murtin vs. Dick Kc:irdon K. C. ATHLETIC CLUB THURSDAY NIGHT MARCH 19, 8:30 P.M. EVKRYBODY WELCOME! 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