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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 27 1936 NINE Clear Lake Globe-Gazette OFFICE PHONE 239 HELEN HENDRICKS, News Editor LEE DEWIGGINS, Circulation and Advertising Residence Phone 310-W Residence Phone 67 SIVET.B. TESTS IN LAKE SCHOOL Give Skin Test to Pupils in Seventh Grade, and High School. CLEAR LAKE--The tuberculosis testing program began Monday morning in the seventh grade of the school. This is a part of the continuous program instituted here two years ago. All students wishing to be tested in the junior and senior high school took the skin test and at that time the percentage of reactors in the local schools was the lowest of any in the state. Last year the tests were given to the seventh graders and up. Monday 100 students and teachers took the tests. They began with the seventh grade and all those in the eighth grade or high -school wishing it and not taking it at any other time submitted to it. Local doctors, assisted by the school nurse, Mrs. Elizabeth Brandon, and Miss May, a Mason City nurse, gave the tests. The work is sponsored by the Cerro Gordo county Tuberculosis association and approved by the Cerro Gordo Medical society. Results of the tests will be read at the high school at 9:30 o'clock Wednesday morning. Beauty Nook Adds New Machines and Modem Equipment CLEAR LAKE-- The Beauty Nook in the Cerro Gordo bank building has added some new equipment to accommodate the increase in business and the summer visitors. Mrs. Mable Luick, owner and manager of the shop, is now a licensed operator and is assisted by Alice Doran, who has operated the shop during her absence. A new Realistic permanent wave machine, and new turbinator dryer with the latest improvements have been added. A new revolving booth chair, and two others similar in modernistic design with the chrome tubular framework and black leather upholstery have, also arrived for the shop. A new violet ray machine to use for scalp treat- Clear Lake Briefs For Rent: Apt. Avalon. Ph. 318. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Dusold, Mason City, have moved into the Mitchell cottage, West Second street, Sunday, for the season. Mr. Dusold is employed at the Globe-Gazette. Lost: Car keys. Phone 682. Miss Winifred Sandry, student at Morningside college; Sioux City, spent the week-end at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Sandry. Frost proof cabbage, lOc doz, 3 for 25c. Walrod Gardens. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Drew, South Second street, spent the week-end at St Paul with their daughter, Mrs. Franklin Miller, who accompanied them home for a two weeks' ments also been added. visit. Drene shampoo and wave, 50c Tues. and Wed. Ph. 100. Miss Evelyn Mitchell, Emmetsburg, spent the week-end in Clear Lake with friends and opened her cottage for renting this spring. Alvin Tbies, Fort Dodge, accompanied by a girl friend of Vincent, spent Sunday afternoon and evening at the Rose and John Houder home, Clara street. Miss Edith Okerberg:, teacher at Lincoln school, entertained her mother, Mrs. Eva Okerberg of Marathon and sister, Miss Olivia Okerberg of Dea Moines, over the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Millington, Mason City, have moved into their cottage, Glen Cove drive, for the summer months. Mr. and Mrs. Powers Rowe and two children, Marshalltown, have taken an apartment at the F. A. Giles home, 415 North Fifth street. Mr Rowe 'is employed as a baker for the Clear Lake bakery. The family lived here several years ago. 3. M. Jacobson and son, Myron, drove to Omaha this week-end, accompanying Mrs. Jacobson back to her home. She has spent two months with her mother, who is ill. TRACK RECRUITS DRILL FOR MEET Leins Is Outstanding Man in Weight Events, Lane in Sprints. CLEAR LAKE--Lion recruits for the track and field classics this spring are fairly promising, according to Coach Chris Johnston. There is a big squad out working in addition to a squad out for spring football. The local aggregation goes to Estherville Saturday to a meet. Probably the best material is in the weight events with Leins a leader in both the shot put and discus throw. Leins heaved the shot for 45 feet six inches in practice.this past week and gets good distance on the discus. Other contenders in t h e shot are Ostrander and Lane and in the discus are Ostrander, Lane, Myhr and Coyier. Jim Lane shows up well in several other events, the 100 yard dash, low hurdles and broad jump. He is last year's North Iowa conference winner of the broad jump. Adams competes against him in the 100 low hurdles and broad jump. In running events are: Comstock and Underkofler, in 220 yard run; Callanan and Larson in 440 yard run; Levisay and Myhr in 880 yard run and Lyons in the mile. The 880 relay team is made up from Lane, Comstock, Adams, Fistler, Callanan, Murphy and Underkofler. The mile relay entries are Callanan, Lyons, Larson, Levisay and Myhr. Comstock and Lane are working on high hurdles; Lane, Fistler and Comstock, the low hurdles; Jensen and Fistler, the high jump; Jensen, the pole vault; and Pierce, Ostrander and Fistler, the javelin. Howard Ross, Wayne Ross, Junior Axelson, M. Carr, Bob Ingersol, Bob Clausen, H. Pike, G. Wood, B. Bingham and L. Sorenson, mostly underclassmen, are out working on special events for next year. CAST SELECTED FOR CLASS PLAY Jorgen to Play Heavy Role in "The Late Christopher Bean." CLEAR LAKE--Rehearsals have begun on the senior class · play, "The Late Christopher Bean," by Sydney Howard, under the direction of Miss Myrtle Ouhnan. It will be presented at the high school auditorium Friday, May 22. The setting is laid in a country doctor's home in a small town near Boston. Anon Jorgen, who has won recognition in dramatic work through his work in the operetta and several other plays this year will play the role of Dr. Haggett, a strong role of a stout, undistinguished rural medical man of 50 years of age. The love interest of the play centers around Marion Bieber, who is cast as Susan Haggett, a pretty girl of 19, and Ellsworth Myhr in the role of Warren Creamer, a village painter and paperhanger, a self-satisfied youth. Netha Carr appears in the role of Abby, a strong character who is a help of the Haggett family and a servant girl. She is the only one who understood the artist Maxine Fuchs appears in the role of Ada Haggett, a girl of 26, and Maxine Christiansen as Mrs. Haggett Frank Sheeny, Jr., portrays the role of Talland, a shabbily dressed New Yorker, Howard Ross as Rosen, a Jewish art dealer, and Clayton Pittman as Maxwell Davenport, an elderly and distinguished gentleman who helped the family by his honesty. CIRCLE 6 CONVENES AT E. NELSON HOME Circle Wo. 6 of the M. E. Ladies' Aid will convene at the Mrs. Elmer Nelson home Friday afternoon. Members will be given transportation from the church at 1:30. Members will bring towels and goods for busy work. SILVER TEA PLANNED BY EASTERN STAR The Eastern Star will sponsor a silver tea open to the public at the Masonic temple Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock. A musical program will be presented during the afternoon. MRS. COOKMAN HOSTESS TO O. D. O. MEMBERS The O. D. O. club will convene with Mrs. F. G. Cookman Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Clarence Peterson and Mrs. Verne Petersen will be in charge of the program. CONSERVATION IS TOPIC BY OLSON County Agent Stresses Need for Conserving Soil, Other Resources. Giving an explanation of how the new soil conservation program works, County Agent Marion Olson in an address Monday noon to the Rotary club in Hotel Hanford stressed the importance of conserving all resources. Conservation is important to the present generation but much more so- for future generations, he continued. If steps for conserving the soil are not taken, Agent Olson asserted, depletion of the soil will mean that the production cost is tliat much greater. Lowered total production will also contribute in bringing about a lower standard of living unless conservation xf the soil is carried on systematically. Agent Olson told of a community in Kansas which 30 years ago was prosperous and progressive. Continued depleting crops on the soil resulted in this district losing much of its wealth, through dust atorms. Now the few persons remaining there, in a pitiable condition, are angry with the weather, the soil-- witih everyone and constitute a radical group. Soil conservation is inaugurated to prevent such, a condition arising. Briefly Agent Olson explained thai how under the new plan farmers agree to put part of their land in soil conserving crops--those which build it up as distinguished from soi depleting crops--and are paid on compliance. Legume crops are among those of conserving qualities putting nitrogen into the soil so that tie soil has greater bacter ial action and the organic matter absorbs more moisture. J. B. E. Markley was welcomet back from his trip to the orient ani responded with a few remarks Guests were Clarence Knutson o Clear Lake and J. C. Powers oj Hampton. R. B. Irons presided. Mitchell Teacher Takes Position in Washington MITCHELL--Miss Manila Dris coll of Osage, teacher in the Mit chell consolidated school for th past year, resigned her positio here, and accepted a governmen position at Washington. She left b train for Washington Wednesda night. Mrs. H. F. Risse of St. Ana gar has "been obtained to fill the va cancy for the remainder of th school year. Clear Lake Calendar Tuesday-- Hi-Low Bridge club at home of Mrs. Clarence Young, Mason City. Wednesday--O. D. 0. club at Mrs. F. G. Cookman. home, East Main street. Lions club at Legion clubrooms. Thursday--Trinity circle meets at Mrs. G. E. Wallin home, North East street. Eastern Star silver tea at Masonic temple, 3. Lyle Watts, regional director of Friday ·-- Circle No. 6 of M. E. - ·"--*-' " v " cnuroh at Mrs. Elmer Nelson U S. forestry in this district, who has headquarters in Milwaukee, spent the week-end at the home of his brother, C. C. Watts, South Third street. He was returning from Missouri to his home. Fred Kimball, South Third street, received word today of the death of his sister, Mrs. L. H. Perry at Houston, Texas. She is a former Clear Lake resident. Halvor Comstock, Minneapolis, and Phyllis Felt, Mason City, were guests Thursday and Friday of Mr. Comstock's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Comstock, South street. Mrs. Chris Johnston returned Sunday night from Ogden where she spent several weeks with Mr. Johnston's parents. Coach Johnston and son, Chrissie, drove down Sunday to accompany her home. Sirs. Peter Knutson, South East street, returned Sunday from Chicago from a few days' visit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Randolph and son of Little Rock were week-end visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E Wells, Mr. Randolph is editor of the Little Rock Free Lance. Sirs. Sydney Thompson, North Fifth street, is substituting as fifth grade teacher in the main building during the illness of Miss Dorothy Howe. Mrs. Thompson is a former regular teacher of that grade. Mrs. Peter Hansen, Plymouth, was a week-end guest of Mr. and Mrs. George Kabrick, Crane street. home, 2:30. Zioncheck Beaten in Another Round With Washington Courts WASHINGTON, IS 1 )--Representative Zioncheck (D-Wash.) lost another round Monday in his differences with capital police and courts. The United States court of appeals denied a writ of error filed in his conviction on charges of intoxication and disorderly conduct growing out of his New Year's morning bell ringing activities'. He was accused .of taking over a switchboard in a local apartment house and arousing occupants in the early morning hours by ringing their telephones. Last week he was convicted of contempt of court and speeding 70 miles an hour. He paid fines totaling ?45. LAKE THEATRE Monday Only, 8:15 P. M. "A Midsummer Night's Dream" All Seats Reserved Price 50c, 75c, ?1 plus tax TDESDAY ONLY Barbara Stanwyck-Rob't. Young "RED SALUTE" Woman Dies on Eve of 94th Birthday OELWEIN, UP)--Mrs. Henrietta Gremmels, Oelwein pioneer who looked forward to celebrating her ninety-fourth birthday Monday, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Fox, Sunday night. She was born in Germany and came to America 80 years ago. Four children survive. and two foster children Fayette Place, 69, Publisher at Jesup, Dies After Strokes JESUP, UP -- Fayette R. Place, 69, publisher of the Citizens' Herald here for 32 years prior to his retirement in 1930, died Sunday night at his home, after a series of strokes. Funeral will be Wednesday here. Mr. Place was active in politics before his health failed, having served as republican conmiitteeman at Jesup seven years. He wag active in Knights of Pythias and Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodges until they disbanded in Jesup. He is survived by his widow, a son, Harold Place, formerly prominent in a national newspaper chain organization and now engaged in civic promotion work at Topeka, Kans., and a daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Lewis, Jesup. RESllElCTfVITY IN COURT HERE Three Judges Are Occupied After Adjournment for Week-End. Activity in the April term of district court was resumed here Monday after the week-end recess as. three judges, M. F. Edwards, M. H. Kepler and T. A. Beardmore, held court. Trial of the case of the Champlin Refining company vs. W. C. Hofer, involving a dispute over the purchase of a number of oil drums, was scheduled to begin in Judge Edwards' court Monday afternoon. Following the examination and impaneling of jurors for the trial, attorneys planned to request an adjournment until Tuesday morning before beginning presentation of evidence. W. P. Butler appeared for the oil company and Hofer was rep- by E. R. Boyle of Clear Judge Kepler was occupied with cases which he already has under advisement, while Judge Beardmore heard a motion to strike certain portions of a pleading in the suit brought by F. A. Ontjes, et al., against the C. H. McNider estate. Dennis Kelleher, Fort Dodge attorney who, with Ontjes,. is among the lawyers appearing for the plaintiffs, was on hand Monday, and A. A. McLaughlin, Des Moines, appeared for the McNiders. BACKSTAGE IN IOWA POLITICS * * * * * * * * * Polk County Leads in Number of Candidates Seeking Statewide Nominations in Iowa. BY GEORGE MILLS Iowa Daily Press Bureau It's a little more than a 7 to 11 hot that the victorious candidate in any statewide primary race will be rom Polk county. Of the 52 aspirants seeking state- vide nominations in the democratic and republican preliminaries June 1, even call Des Moines their home .own. Woodbury, second most popu- ous county in Iowa, has four ra.ce- lorses in the battles, while Linn and Clinton line up next with three apiece. The jobs sought are U. S. senator, governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state treasurer, state auditor, attorney general, secretary of agriculture and railroad commissioner. Thirty-two counties have favorite sons for whom to fight, while voters in the other 67 will go to the polls with no local loyalties to sway their udgment. * * * THREE SENATORS Running for senator is the jfavor- te diversion of the capital city poll icos. Both Governor Herring and Jtterback, leading democratic toga hopefuls, live in Des Moines, as does George Chaney, one of Dickinson's five foes in the G. O. P. senatorial jack. * * * POTSHOTS SCHEDULED? Potshots as Governor Herring for his criticism of the etatehouse campaign contribution system seem to following a schedule. A potshoi a day from some member of the democratic central committee. First reaction to appear in prin was that of Lester Drennen, Polk party bigwig-. Next day, Lea Hughes committee treasurer, let loose a blast. The following 24 hours saw Erwin Larson shooting the works And Saturday, the fourth consecu tive day, Committee Chairman Sir mingham himself let go with a two page single spaced statement. Wondering observers, however have been told that this will not gc on for 18 days, one for each mem her of the 'central committee. * # * IN ABSENTIA The ship of state at Washingto: will have to be run pretty inuc without the help of Senator Dick inson and Congressman Utterbac from here on out. Both are expected back this wee to pitch in on respective senatoria, primary campaigns. Adjournmer or no adjournment, neither ig ex pected to see much of Washingto or the rest of this congressional session. * * # 2 MINUTES The liquor commission, according o reports, discovered one of Its utlying employes was becoming omewnat of a rarity around his lace of business. One day he spent 2 minutes at the institution, anther three hours. Result: Somebody else now is rawing the paycheck for that par- icular job. « * * CANDIDATE MITCHELL Candidate - for - Attorney General lohn Mitchell is a central figure in a brisk little under cover scrap gong on here. Speaker Mitchell also s a candidate for the post of spe- :ial assistant attorney general to fight the breakup of the M. and St. ~ . railroad. The railroad commission is back- ng Mitchell, but Attorney Genera] O'Connor has one Fred Lehman of Des Moines lined up for the job. Since the attorney general has quite bit to say about who shall be hired as his special assistants, the whole thing is at a standstill. Find the answer to the following political riddle in the above description: Whom does Attorney Gen- :ral O'Connor NOT favor for attorney general? * * + EEND3-MEENIE G. O. P. Candidate-for-Governor rimes objected to statements in a recent political release by one of the press associations. Willing to make amends, »ai P. A. has changed the order of mention in its stories from "Wilson and Grimes" to "Grimes and Wil son." The Wilson being George, on of Grimes' two foes for the nomina tion, George Call of Sioux City be ing the other. * * * TEN COUNTIES How could Clair Hamilton have started at 9 o'clock the morning o the last day and gotten signature, from 10 counties by 5 in the after noon, ask the uninitiated. They forget the cosmopolitan character of the statehouse. Ye" "fire" within its portals and em ployes from 50 different countie will come running. The law requires candidates to have 10 counties represented amon the signatures on nomination pa pers. Hamilton, however, did ge his signatures in some frantic aut driving all over the state, althoug the statehouse was a potent facto in the geographical diverslficatio of the signup. CHANGES IN FISH PROGRAM ASKED !xL Ainsworth Heads Newly Organized Northwest Iowa Group. SPIRIT LAKE, /P--Changes in the state fish program in four orthwest Iowa lakes counties are asked in resolutions adopted by the ewly organized Northwest Iowa Fish and Gain* Protective asso- iation. The state conservation commis- ion is requested to stop drag seining in the natural lakes, to restore Center lake as a natural fishing ake, and to remove a shut off at he narrows in East Okoboji lake vhere it was said fish are kept from ree access to the upper lake. Col. L. W. Ainsworth of Spirit Lake was named chairman at the irganizatlon, attended by about 75 veal from a shed in the rear of th» Charles Bradley home here: Don't eat the veal. The veal was part of a carcass of a calf that died of disease, polic* said in issuing the warning. Dr. John Bldhnv Dies. NEWPORT, R. I., UP--Dr. John Ridlow, 83, widely known orthoped, ic surgeon, died Monday at New port hospital. portsmen. IOWA CITY TEST SUIT POSTPONED Challenge of Vote on Power Plant Will Be Heard on May 11. IOWA CITY, #-- A test suit involving the validity of a city election authorizing the construction of a million dollar municipal light plant here, will be postponed until May 11 it was decided Monday. Scheduled to open in district court Monday morning, the case brought by Harry Abbott against the city, was postponed at the request of attorneys for the city. The city's counsel must appear in federal court at Washington, D. C., Thursday where the federal issues of the legality of the proposed municipal light' plant are being tried. The suit brought by Abbott as a friendly test case carries the stipulation that it will be appealed to the state supreme court regardless of the district court decision. The Iowa City Light and Power company has also entered the case as an inter- venor for Abbott. CUT RATE GROCERY [SAVES YOU MONEY "Our Prices Are Never High" Same Price* at Both Store* 30 EAST STATE PHONES 112-113 512 FIRST ST. S. W. PHONE 114 Prices Below Good for TUBS., WED., THURS. Thieves Advised Not to Eat Stolen Veal D U B U Q U E , (ffl -- Advice to thieves who took two quarters of EXPLORING THE HISTORY OF IOWA By JOHN ELY BRIGGS UNIT SIX SPORTS PARK THEATER Tonight A PARAMOUNT PICTURE "Millions in the Air" News - Vitaphone Vaudeville Cartoon. lOc and 16c. resented Lake. Preparing for Tourists. SPENCER, ;B--Roads on the west side of West.Okoboji are being black-topped in preparation for the tourist season. The improved section will extend from the paving on No. 71 a mile north of Milford to Rribi- ji Beach corners. Preliminary work was done by the highway commission last year. · ,, This is the thirty-fifth story in the series of explorations into the history of Iowa. A. story about football will appear in this paper next week. 5. The First Iowa Field Day. Grinnell was a gay town on the sixth of June in 1890. Hundreds of college students paraded the streets. The morning trains brought coach loads of excited boys and girls from Ames, Des Moines, Mount Vernon, Iowa City, Mount Pleasant and other college towns. With pennants flying and colors showing, the different groups sang and cheered to let the world know who they were. From the university at Iowa City came ITS students, all dressed up in their holiday clothes and wearing old gold ribbons to prove the location of their loyalty. They were in Grinnell to attend the first Iowa state track and'field meet and urge the university team to victory. Interest in foot racing, jumping, and other contests of strength and skill was just beginning in Iowa colleges. Baseball, tennis and other sports were common, though athletics had not become very important in higher education. There were no huge field houses and stadiums. Most colleges did not have even a gymnasium. Games were played for fun and recreation. Rivalry between colleges was keen, but the opportunities for expressing it were few. News of track and field meets in eastern schools probably suggested the sport in Iowa colleges. Perhaps some of the professors had been members of track teams when they were students. The beginning of track and field athletics at the State University of Iowa was probably similar to what happened in other Iowa colleges about the same time. In the fall of 1889 two Irish boys came to Iowa City to study medicine. William P. Slattery and his cousin, Jeremiah Slattery, were nephews of Archbishop John Hennessey of Dubuque. They liked track and field sports. The enthusiasm with which they told about their "contists for pints" as students in Dublin aroused much interest at the university. Other students began to practice running, jumping and throwing weights. Presently a meeting of the bes' athletes in Iowa colleges was proposed. Representatives from 14 colleges met at Mount Pleasant in February, 1890. After some debate the Intercollegiate Athletic association was formed and plans were made to hold the first track and field meet at Grinnell. B. L. Osgood of Iowa Wesleyan was elected president of the association; F. G. Pierce of the university was chosen vice president; and C. W. Gorham of Cornell was selected for the position of secretary and treasurer. An executive committee was appointed to arrange the program for the first Iowa field day, buy medals for the winners, and tax members of the associa- The local field day--first of its kind at the University of Iowa-- ivas on May 10. Iowa City businessmen gave money to buy medals, and i merchant offered a silk umbrella 'or the champion. The little base- jail grandstand was packed when .he athletes marched 'on the field. While the other contestants took off their neckties and rolled up heir trousers and sleeves, the two Slatterys threw aside their blankets and stepped forth in track suits. The ladies gasped in surprise. It was late in the afternoon before the ast of the 22 events was finished. Jerry Slattery won the field day championship. He took first place n the football kick, the running broad jump, and the pole vault. Moreover, he placed second in the 50 yard dash, the 100 yard dash, the Charles H. E. Boardman of Cornell who won second place in the 75 yard dash at the first Iowa state field meet. In 1891 he was first in the shot put and 220 yard dash and as "all around athlete." He won the 100 yard dnsh in the third state meet. tion to pay expenses. These plans stimulated activity. Athletes at Grinnell, the State Agricultural college, Cornell, Iowa Wesleyan and Upper Iowa began to train for the meet. As soon as the weather was warm enough they might have been seen any afternoon practicing on the local race track or in some open space on the campus. At the university the Slattery boys coached their team mates They explained how to start in the sprints, how to put the shot, anc how to jump. They put on their spiked running shoes--the first tha' the others had seen. Behind the Old Capitol, at Englert's ball park beside the river, and at the fairgrounds about 25 men practiced diligently. One afternoon in April a mass meeting was held to arouse more interest in athletics. The president of the university and several faculty members spoke. A local fielc day was proposed. This would keep up enthusiasm among the students and provide an opportuity. of discovering the best athletes to compete in the state meet. 220 yard run, jump and the the standing high hammer throw. It was'said that the peaches-and-cream complexion of the president's daughter changed to flaming scarlet when he stepped up in his scanty track suit to receive his medals and the silk umbrella. After the university field day, attention was turned to the state meet. All the colleges were invited to send as many visitors as possible. Ice creain and strawberries were promised to all who came. The faculty of the university granted a holiday so that students could go to the state meet. According to the Grinnell college paper the university crowd was the largest and noisiest of all. Only after much urging did the Slattery boys persuade their team mates to wear track suits. An all-day program was arranged. Tennis matches filled the morning hours, field and track events started at 2 in the afternoon at the fairgrounds, and in the evening boxing and fencing at the opera house com. pleted the contests. Cornell won the tennis doubles. The university team, thinking that five sets were to be played, was surprised to have the contest end with three sets. Grinnell won the singles match for men and Miss Nellie Cox of the university took the championship in singles for women. Thus, Cornell, Grinnell, and the university entered the track and field events of the afternoon on even terms; each had one first place. A large crowd gathered at the fairgrounds before the ticket sellers arrived. It was hard to collect admission from t h o s e already through the gate. As a reporter said, the committee lost several dollars on account af this "soupy" negligence. Most of the events in the first Iowa state track and field meet are still included in euch programs Some of them, however, such as the football kick, baseball throw, hitch and kick, standing broad jump three-legged race, and tug of war now seem strange. In their place new events, unknown to the pioneer track stars of 46 years ago, have been added--the javelin throw, the discus throw, the mile and two mile runs, and the relay races. The method of scoring was different, too. Only first and second places were counted; two points for first and me for second. Probably the hardest race in the : irst meet was the half mile run. C. ?. Chase of the university led near- y all the way, only to see J. Mc- Irath of Grinnell pass him at the inish with a surprising burst of speed. The time was 2 minutes and .6 2-3 seconds. In the pole vault, J. F. Reed of rinnell and Jerry Slattery were tied at 8 feet and 11 inches. Reed then cleared the bar at 8 feet and inches, but Slattery in trying to vault 9 feet fell and broke his hand. W. P. Slattery breasted the :ape in the 120 yard hurdle race "in the remarkable time of 18 4-5 seconds," but Reed of Grinnell was declared the winner because "Slat- :ery had touched a hurdle." T. P. Findley of the university won all three dashes of 50, 75 and 100 yards. The 75 yard dash was substituted for a flag race. Findley won it easily in 1 3-5 seconds, "looking over his shoulder at his opponent" who was Charles Boardman of Cornell. By taking three first places, Findley won the individual championship of the meet and carried away the gold medal offered by the Grinnell college paper. Most of the records in the first state meet were not very good, compared to the present standards. Those boys, however, had very little experience and no one to coach them. They ran on a dirt track built for horse racing. Nevertheless, Findley made good time in the dashes and some of the field performances were remarkable. W. Zmunt of Ames threw a baseball 362 feet and 9 inches; W. P. Slattery broadjurnped 20 feet and 10% inches; J. Slattery place-kicked a football a little more than 187 feet; and G. P. Ruggles of Upper Iowa leaped 12 feet and 2% inches in a standing broad jump with weights. At the close of the afternoon the points. Cornell third. Iowa Wesleyan, Ames, and Upper Iowa also placed in the scoring columns. To these schools belongs the honor of an important place in the history of sports in Iowa. The annual intercollegiate state track and field meet is their monument. Activity Hints. 1. Have a track and field meet for the boys in your school or neighborhood. 2. Find the records made in the first state intercollegiate track meet in the "Palimpsest" for May, 1923. Compare them with the records this year. 3. 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