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12 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 1933 ft BE-GAZETTE SPORTS Chickasaw Figures Reach Three-Year Low on Licenses NEW HAMPTON -- Receipts from hunting and fishing licenses in Chickasaw county for the past 12 months struck a new three- year low, Miss Pearl McKee, county recorder reported Wednesday. Gross receipts for the year just closed total $2,280.50 while the total last year was $2,377. In the year 1936-37 it was $2,450. Individual fishing licenses increased from 748 to .756; individual hunting licenses increased from 399 to 560; combination hunting and fishing licenses fell from 654 to 555. Total revenue for $1 trapping licenses dropped from S182 last year to $123 this season. Last year six $10 trapping licenses were sold and this year none. Nine non-resident lishing licenses were issued this year compared to sever last year. 40 New Members in Goldfield's League GOLDFIELD--Leonard Smith's team won a membership contest and hunt conducted by the Goldfield chapter o£ the Wright County Conservation league. Smith's team earned 6,823 points to 4,861 totaled by Axel Matson's team. More than 40 new members joined the local chapter. Alfred Hanren was highest in the individual competition with 1,538 points while Orval Joseph scored 1,320. Canadian Boy Tops N-S Open Tourney P1NEHURST, N. Car., (U.PJ-- Stanley Home, youthful Canadian professional champion, held a one- stroke lead over Ms nearest challengers Wednesday in the second round of the North and South open golE championship. The 27 year old Canadian posted a four under par 68 Tuesday to lead the field of 125 over the first 18 holes. Sam Snead, leading money winner of 1938, and former U. S. Open Champion Tony Manero carded 69's. Ohio State Coach to Referee Relays DES MOINES -- Laurence N. (Larry) Snyder, Ohio State's developer of track champions, will be referee of the thirtieth annual Drake Relays here "April 28 and 29. Selection of Snyder, one of the nation's foremost track and field mentors, was announced Tuesday by Franklin P. (Pitch) Johnson, director of the annual Drake track and field classic. Snyder will be the first Ohio State official ever to serve in this capacity at the Drake carnival. Connie Mack, Path to Top Closed, Builds From Little Money Game Stops Philadelphia Vet of Golden Years By GAYLE TALBOT Associated Press Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES, La., (£)-- Rocking placidly on the porch of an ancient hotel here is that kindly old gentleman of baseball, Connie Mack, dreaming his dreams of other years, before millionaires and wealthy merchants took over :he game he loves and left him molding the sack. His eyes as keen and blue as ever under their snowy brows, lie :ells you he is building another .earn, one that in time may recapture the glory of the old Philadelphia Athletics. But it seems that talks with just a shade less assurance than a year ago. I think Connie realizes now that he has wrecked one too many teams, and .hat he'll never live to wave his 'amous scorecard in another world series. Every Avenue Closed Up in his seventies, Connie finds himself without a ball club, and with no real prospects of building another pennant contender. He has 3uilt up no farm system like most of his rivals possess, and he no .onger can reach down and buy up a batch of great players like he once did. Every avenue has been closed to him, and I guess he *nows it. Not, mind 3 r ou, that he will admit it for a minute. Connie insists that the woods are full of fine young players, only waiting to be found. But he's bound to be aware by this time that the big chains-the Yankees, the Cards, the Giants and the others--have the promising young stars o£ the country indexed. Few Major Leaguers Hocking on the same veranda with Connie are a few of the young men he is working with. Among them are perhaps a half-dozen big league ball players. Bob Johnson, Wally Moses and Lou Finney, for instance, form an outfield trio that several American league teams would love to have, especially Detroit. But outside of that the team strictly is eighth place. There's no hope for its pitching, outside of Lynn Nelson and George Caster. The catching is sketchy, and the infield lost it's guiding light when Bill Werber was sole to Cincinnati last week. Connie's only important purchase during the winter was BillLiJIard, a shortstop for whom he shelled out a reported $30,000 to San Francisco. FIGHT RESULTS (By The Associated Press) NEW YORK--Pedro Monlancz. Ht'i, Puerto Hico. knocked out Howard Scott, HO. Washington, (2). Patty Berg Cracks Record Again, Adds to Long Score Lead SOUTHERN PINES, N .Car., (U.PJ --Patty Berg, 18 strokes under par for the first two rounds and six strokes under her nearest opponent, can coast to the women's mid- south golf championship over the final 18 holes. Patty, who set a new course record with an eight-under-par 75 over the initial round, broke her own mark when she cut 10 strokes off women's standard figures with her 73 Tuesday. Her 148 aggregate left her six strokes to he good over former National Champion Estelle Lawson Page of hapel Hill., N. Car., who had two six under par 77's for 154. Mrs. Leo Walper had 168 for :hird. ,efty Grove Okays Arm After Workout SARASOTA, Fla., 0.R)--A come- ack for Lefty Bob Grove loomed Wednesday as the Boston Red Sox left for Tampa for a game with the Cincinnati Reds. The 39-year-old S o u t h p a w pitched 15 minutes in batting iractice Tuesday before his mates defeated Kansas City, 4 to 1. He said that he felt no indication of ;he arm ailment that sidelined him the latter part of last season. Texas Girls Ready to Defend Crown in National Cage Tilt WICHITA, Kalis.. (U.R--The defending champion Galveston, Texas, Anicos made their first appearance in the national A. A. U. women's basketball tournament Wednesday in a field of teams considered far stronger than a year ago. Two Home town teams showed plenty of class in Tuesday night's play, and became the first squads to go into the third round. The Wichita Steffens defeated the Colorado Springs Antlers 25 to 15, putting a tight defense around Mary Ethel McClure, Antler hook shot star. Louise Haskins scored 12 of the Steffens points. The Wichita Thurstons took an early lead against Chatham Mills. N. Car., and protected it to win 20 to 11. The Thurstons, runners- up a year ago, also played a strong defensive game. Des Moines' Thompsons won a close contest from the Wolfe City, Texas, high school sextet, 22 to 18. Oregon Cagers Win, Face Ohio Staters SAN FRANCISCO, (IP)--One of the strongest University of Oregon basketball teams in many a season will meet Ohio State in Chicago Monday night for the National Collegiate Athletic association championship. The big Oregonians, Pacific coast conference champions, defeated a strong University of Oklahoma squad, 55 to 37, Tuesday night to win the western regional N. C. A. A. playoff. Frank Pytlak Goes Back to Mitt Post NEW ORLEANS, (U.PJ--Frankie Pytlak, pint-sized Cleveland Indian catcher, was back on training grounds Wednesday working out with the Tribe after the sudden termination of a brief 12-hour strike. Pytlak removed all his equipment from his locker Tuesday and announced he was through with the team because he was "going to be first string catcher or nothing." After a conference with President Alva Bradley Tuesday night Pytlak was eager to do his best and promised to "give team 100 per cent service." "TOM SAWYER" IS PRESENTED Grade School Pupils at Kanawha Present Operetta in School KANAWHA--The grade school operetta, "Tom Sawyer" was presented at the primary school building Mond,ay evening under the direction of Miss Sylvia Fritz. The part of Tom Sawyer was played by Mervin Dirksen and the part of Huck Finn was played by Gordon Osby; Other members of the cast included Joy Belle Bane,' Aletha Erickson, Dick Haller, Ramona Munson, Jeanne Brower, Oral Yeakel, Billy Deibler, Deloris Kalvig, Dean Medgaarden, David Wilkie Jackie Yepsen. Richard Powers, Leonard Rust, Loren Sheldahl, Eldon Foster, Anna Mae Fosen, Audrey Fosen, Darlene Nelson, Marion Cook, Lewis Jackson, Wilmer Vreeman and Donald Davis. In "Gone With the Wind" the Stars Weather Slim First Round Scores Detroit Happy Over Grapefruit Victory LAKELAND, Fla., (U.R) -- The Detroit Tigers, in high spirits alter their first victory of the Grapefruit league season, went to Bradenton for an exhibition battle with the Boston Bees. The Tigers' power hitters looked impressive in trampling the St. Louis Cardinals 7 to 3. Croucher, Fox and Greenberg blasted home runs. Combined with Gehringer, they accounted for seven of Detroit's nine hits. AUGUSTA, Ga., (U.R)--Defend- ing Champion Helen Dettweiler of Washington and Medalist Dorothy Kirby of Atlanta took on second round opponents in the Aiken Women's Invitation Golf tournament after weathering close first- round matches. Miss Dettweiler eliminated Mrs. Betty Meckley of Washington, 2 and 1, in opening round while Miss Kirby got by Mrs. Myron Davey of Washington by the same score. Six others survived the first round. Gamer Students to Present Play Next Tuesday at S. U. I. GAHNER--When Garner high school students "take the boards" in the state high school one-act play contest sponsored by the University of Iowa's dramatic arts department at Iowa City next Tuesday night, their director feels she may rest assured they are well rehearsed. Shortly after Barbara Ann Schneider, Earl Erdman, Alice Boland and Lorraine Knoll were cast for the four parts in "Pink and Patches" by Miss Gladys Cooper, English and speech teacher who is being assisted by Bernice Quintus, student director, invitations for the group to appear before various organizations began to pour in. The cast has presented its play before the Garner Lions club, the Progressive club, at a high school assembly and before the Parent Parent-Teachers' association. They will take part in the competition at Iowa City at 8 p. m., March 28. WILL DISCUSS AAAPROGRAM Joint Meeting for Franklin County at Hampton Thursday HAMPTON--A joint meeting of town and rural people will be held in the high school auditprium here Thursday evening at 8 p. m. for a discusssion of the triple A program. H. L. Dietrich, member of the state triple A committee and formerly a farmer in Poweshiek county, will be the principal speaker, giving AAA information. F. W. Stover, former fieldman of this territory, will also speak. A musical program will precede the discussion. The meeting is sponsored by the Franklin county agricultural conservation committee and arrangements are in charge of L. A. Clay and M. W. Soulls, members of the educational committee for the AAA program in Franklin county. . Clark Gable, who plays Rhett Butler, and Vivien Leigh, English born actress who portrays Scarlett O'Hara, are shown dressed for their respective roles as they are at work before the movie cameras for the film version of "Goue With the Wind." MOVIE-PM GY D.G.K. COlTOQ Regular Meeting of Otranto Board Held OTRANTO--The Otranto school board held its regular meeting Monday afternoon at which time the new members, March Pacey and Clinton Richards, qualified for their office. Henry Glassel was elected president of the board. "Fast and Loose," With Montgomery and Russell, Is Entertaining Film Fare Rosalind Russell and Robert Montgomery scamper through "Fast and Loose," an entertaining', light comedy of the "Thin Man" type, in hilarious manner, at the Cecil, where the picture is playing through Thursday. "Fast and Loose" presents' Montgomery as 'a happy-go- lucky, sleuth-like rare book dealer, with Miss Russell as the missus, and the couple becomes entangled in a series of multi- murders and mystery, with right* asserting itself in the end, of course. Smart dialog is responsible for the film's, success, as it is scintillating at all times, even with a body or two in the scene of the moment. Mystery fans will find particular delight in this opus, for before the unraveling of interrogations is completed, there are three murders, plus a few attempted assassinations. Seeley Re-Elected President of Board PLYMOUTH--S. L. Seeley was ' elected president of the Plymouth consolidated school board at the board's organization meeting held at the schoolhouse Monday evening. S L. Seeley and Paul Chehock, recently re-elected, qualified as directors. R. L. Dixson is retiring president All members of the local teaching staff were reelected for the ensuing year at this meeting. LOOKING FOR THEN SEE THIS "ZCONOMY-S/X/" tyaiii He* Over 12 ft. area San- .50 White Sox Drop One to Coast Ball Club LOS ANGELES, (U.R)--Manager Jimmy Dykes picked Vic Frasier, Jack Knott and Clint Brown to pitch for his Chicago White Sox in their second spring training meeting with the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Sox droppeS a 7 to 4 decision to Wade Killifer's Hollywood Stars of the Pacific Coast league Tuesday. Jack Dempsey Says Champ to Bop Tony LOUISVILLE, Ky., (U.R)--Jack Dempsey Wednesday predicted Joe Louis would knock out Tony Galento in the first round of their scheduled June title fight. "It won't last a round," the former titleholder said. "Joe is the greatest living fighter, and the man to beat him probably is in knee pants now. The trouble with Galento is he has too many press agents." Music Concert Given in Titonka School TITONKA--A pro-contest music concert was given at the schoolhouse on Monday . evening by members of the high school. Several instrumental numbers were presented by soloists, and vocal numbers by members of the boys and girls glee clubs. Those who participated will appear in the sub-district music contest to be held at Burt March 30, 31, and April 1. Miss Phyllis Dugan, music teacher, had charge of the program. Froster · ^res- Sec value ITSTH: Reds Beat Bees in Spring Camp Games TAMPA, Fla., U,R--The Cincinnati Reds met the Boston Red Sox Wednesday, seeking revenge for a 5 to 4 defeat suffered in an earlier encounter. They beat the Boston Bees 4 to 3 Tuesday while the Red Sox were winning, 4 to 1, over the Kansas City Blues. ECIL--"Fast and Loose" through Thursday. ALACE--"Illegal Traffic" and "Torchy in Chinatown" through Thursday. TRAND--"You and Me" and "Pride of the Navy" through Thursday. T A T E --''Brother Rat" and "Saleslady" e n d Wednesday. "California Frontier'' and "Little Miss Thoroughbred" begin Thursday. LAKE--(Clear Lake)--"The Girl Downstairs" and "The King of Alcatraz" end Wednesday. "Submarine Patrol" begins Thursday. 9DR.4214-336 Here's REAL QUALITY...and what a BUY! A big family-size refrigerator with striking new Westinghouse design . ·. . all-steel cabinet . . . durable, high-bake Dulux finish . . . all-porcelain interior, easy-to-clean . . . scientific shelf arrangement . . . famous ECONOMIZER Sealed-in Mechanism with forced-draft cooling and 5-Year * Protection Plan. All this backed by Westinghouse . . . your assurance of long. depQndable service! C O M E IK A N D S A V E . . . O N THIS W E S T I K B H O H J E " E C O N O M Y - S I X " As Low as $5 Down -- Balance on Our Convenient Payment Plan Chicago Cubs Flop at Plate to Falter ONTARIO, Cal., (U.R)--The extra-base hitting on which the Chicago Cubs will base their 1B3D pennant campaign failed Tuesday long enough for them to drop their spring training exhibition with the Pittsburgh Pirates, 9 to 4. Augie Galan's homer in the fourth inning was the Cubs' only extra-base tally of three Pirate pitchers. The Cubs came to Ontario Wednesday to meet the Los Angeles Angels. DEPENDABLE REFRIGERATION AT RflCK-BOTTBM COSTS Yankees Nip Farm Club by One Count HAINE'S CITY. Fia., U.R--The New York Yankees came here for their first exhibition game against their Kansas City farm club, the Blue: Van Mungo Not Set for Regular Work CLEARWATER, Fla., (U.R)--Van Mungo, whose pitching arm is reported on the mend since being treated by "Detroit's Denny Caroll, hurled 15 minutes'of batting practice before the Dodger-St. Louis Cardinal exhibition game at St. Petersburg, but Manager Durocher is not ready for him to resume regular competition. Ringsted Golf Club Names New Officers RINGSTED--O. C. Christensen was elected president and S. C. Hoien secretary-treasurer at the annual meeting of the Ringsted Golf club Monday evening. A membership drive will get under Montgomery is seen in his usual, self-assured manner, as he replaces Melvyn Douglas in this series . . . Douglas, and Florence Rice, were in "Fast Company,' : first of the present series. Miss Russell in the wifely role is at her best as the ever-loving, cynical mate of Montgomery Etienne Girardot as the absentminded millionaire is an amusing addition to the cast, providin many humorous moments. Completing this capable cast are Ralph Morgan, Alan Dinehart, Jo Ann Sayers, Joan Marsh, Anthony Allan, Tom Collins, Sidney Blackmer and Reginald Owen. C 4 * Buck Jones is starred in thi first-run w e s t e r n , "Californi; Frontier," at the State Thursday through Saturday. Carmen Bailey Milburn Stone and Jose Perez an featured in this story ot the land grabbers who infested early Cali fornia. Second picture is "Littl Miss Thoroughbred," with Fran McHugh, Ann Sheridan and Joh Lite!. Nancy Keliy, Richard Greene Preston Foster and George Ban croft top the cast o£ the stirrin drama. "Submarine Patrol," at th Lake theater at Clear Lake begin ning Wednesday. Featured ar John Carradine, Joan Valerie Henry Armetta, Warren Hyme Douglas Fowley. Maxie Rosen bloom and J. Farrell MacDonald The Yanks administered a -1 to 3 w a y in A P riI - snd a b n u t ' 40 mem (arm · s ar : expected to join the local defeat hands, day. to their the Newark Bear?, Tues- club this year. Westinghouse Refrigerator Van Hess 20-22 EAST STATE ST. Distributors for Manly, Clear Lake, MASON CITY Nora Springs Giant Hurlers Test Tender Salary Arms BATON ROUGE, La., (U.R)--Carl Hubbell and Hal Schumacher, star New York Giant pitchers who underwent operations on their hurling arms last season, will get their first opportunity to test their repaired flippers when each works three innings against the Philadelphia Athletics in an exhibition game. Joe Medwick Okays Secret Card Pact ST. PETERSBURG. Fla., (U.R)-- Joe Medwick and Cardinal officials refused to divulge terms of the contract that brought Joe's holdout siege to an end Wednes- Two Vacations for Students at Garner GARNER--Pupils in the Game grade and high schools will ha\ two vacations in the near futur according to Supt. R. C. Woo There will be no school here Fr day in order that all teachers ma attend a district teachers' meetin at Mason City. Spring vacation will start Monday, April 3, and j continue for a week. : VtOVIE MENU CLUB WILL MEET PLYMOUTH--The Happy Hour club meets Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Victor Hedeiaard. All members are invited to be present. turn roftftfs in "BROTHER RAT" Co-Hit I ANNE NAG EL "SALESLADY" DON'T MISS OUR BIG WED. KITE SHOW STARTS THURSDAY b BUCK ONES Chapter 2 "Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars" Vorth Re-Elected )y Ringsted Board RINGSTED--Supt. C. W. North vas re-elected and given a two- ear contract at the regular meet- ng of the Ringsted school board Vlonday evening. The contract alls for an increase in salary each ·ear. Supt. North came to Ring- ted from Hayfield and had previously taught at Hampton and George, Iowa. All eight of the other instructors were re-elected "or next year and Ervin Chris- ;iansen was chosen chairman of the board. Kanawha Aid Will Convene Thursday KANAWHA--The ladies' aid society of the Kanawha Lutheran church will meet Thursday a'fter- noon at the church with Mrs. Lenore Munson, Mrs. R. R. Lewison and Mrs. E. B. Sheldahl as hostesses. ATTEND FUNERAL GALT--Mrs. Lena Norton and daughter, Mrs. Gayl Pepper were called to Chicago Monday to attend the funeral of the former's brother, Henry Wurdy, which was held Tuesday. D A N C E AVALON BALLROOM Manly, Iowa -- FREE -FAREWELL DANCE THURSDAY, MARCH 23 Music by HAROLD LIBERSKT ADDED ATTRACTION ' TWO W-H-O RADIO STARS My LAST DANCE Saturday, March 25 MAC and His International Truckers Admission 25c Plus Tax In the old day?, anybody who wasn't a farmer or merchant was vailed ··Professor." Now he is called A scientist.--Davenport 1 Times. day. Medwick had demanded $20,000, his salary last year, but President Sam Breadon offered $17,500. Correct this sentence: "The May bill will give the president dictatorial powers,'' fsid the man. "but he'll give them up when the war is over.''--Davenport Times. ATTEND FUNERAL I GOODELL--Mr. and Mrs. M. .T. i Kearney and Mr. and Airs. Ed Hemingway attended the funeral of Mr. Kearney's brother-in-law, Con Wehrheim, at Williams Saturday. FAMILY DINNER HELD GOODELL--Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Burfc entertained at a family dinner Sunday in honor of her sisters, Mrs. R. F. Kernan of Cleveland, Ohio, and Miss Lela Griggs of Ames. Being a smart critic is easy. You just praise the winners and pan the climbers: then when a climber wins fame, you start praising htm. --Cedar Rapids Gazette- Ends Wednesday "The Girl Downstairs" --plus-"King of Alcatraz" Thursday-Friday ^SUBMRRIMf PATROL ,, Rkiurd GREENE PLUS "Little Miss Thoroughbred" BE AT THE CECIL ON FRIDAY! NOBTH IOWA'S BEST THEATER Mat. CECIL THROUGH TKUBSDAT ROBERT -JJMONTGOMERY ROSAUKD RUSSELL M COMING SATURDAY ' RADIO'S ACE COMBDTAXS CHARLIE MCCARTHY W. C.- FIELDS - EDGAR BERGEN in "YOU CAN'T CHEAT AN HONEST MAN" Bargain Mat. Thurs. 1 p. m., 16c ·If Remodeled and Redecorated Mai. N E W W1L/1CC NOW--THRU THURSDAY .//trotarrl;m » COMING SATURDAY The Horror of Horror Showi "SON OF FRANKENSTEIN" with BORIS KARLOFF BASIL KAT1IBONE - BF.LA LL'GOSl STRAND GEORGE RAFT SrLVIA SIDXET "YOU" AND ME" Your Family Theater--IOC, I6c, Sic NOW Thro Thnrs. "Pride-of the Navy" wilb JAMES m:x\- BE AT THE CECIL ON FRIDAY!

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