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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, APRIL 28 1936 ELEVEN BLUE GRASS COUNTRY AWAITS DERBY DAY i Out of the Pressbox By Al Mitchell Youth to the Fore ALTHOUGH the roster of this rt year's United States Walker cup team . . . named last week . . . omits at least a half dozen of the country's more promising young golfers, including Bobby Riegel of Richmond the southern amateur champion, there has yet to develop anything like the stormy reaction of four years ago when Omaha's Johnny Goodman was left off the squad. , * * * For one thing, the inclusion of six "freshmen" on this year's squad of 11 players effectively squelches any suggestion the United States Golf association failed to recognize the nation's golfing youth . . . for another, performances have been pretty well scrambled during the past two years while W. Lawson Little Jr., was flattening 31 consecutive opponents, at hornet and abroad finally, all things considered, the U. S. G. A. emerged with a nicely balanced combination for 1936. * * * From the south's fine crop of younger players, the association se lected Atlanta's Charley Yates, holder of the western amateur crown. Three from the southwest, Walter Emery, Reynolds Smith and Ed White, made the team for the first time. From the west coast, two Seattle entries, Scotty Campbell and Harry Givan, got preference. In the east, three veterans. Captain Francis Ouimet, George Voigt and George T. Dunlap Jr., were selected. Johnny Goodman and Johnny .Fischer, the former Big Ten champion, were picked from a midwest- ern crop of candidates. * * * Budget Balancing The Iowa State college athletic department has reduced its indebtedness for the construction of the east stadium on State field to 515,000, George F. Veenker, athletic director, has disclosed. * * * Three- years ago the debt amounted to $37,000, but since that time increased attendance at Cyclone athletic contests and careful budgeting of expenditures have enabled the athletic council to reduce the remaining athletic indebtedness to the present figure of $15,000; ;,."Not once»has the Iowa State ath- ]etic council been forced to default on- principal or interest payment," Veenker explained. "At the same time stadium bonds of $100 par value are quoted above par." * * · * Improvements to keep the athletic plant at Iowa State in first class shape are gradually being made . . . The west bleachers on State field are being repaired, a 30-acre intramural field is being graded, new tennis courts and a bowling green are being completed, and foremost in th'e plans for improvement is a 150 acre recreational area north of tie campus, now under construction, i * * * Odds and Ends ... Knife and fork athletes on the New York Giant roster should be pretty well satisfied with their lot LOBE AZETTE Local Bowlers Honored as Records for Year Are Listed DECKER OFFICERS TAKE CROWN FOR SEASON'S SCRAPS Fred Wall Leads Individuals in Season; Collins, Moe Also Rate Honors. Mnson CHy Bowling Leajiue tl.NAI, TEAM STANDINGS GP ill) IV. I,. .tfi 34 Decker's Office i.'runc Cnmpuny 90 fiR 35 Northwestern Cement .. !1» S3 :t7 Drcltcr's riant Ktizy Kiirnrr flO fll 39 Old Timers Jllunu-r'.s fioldcn Glow nlDbfl'Gnzctte !)() 49 41 StodrtnrtJ's Ntnndnnl Ol| !)0 43 47 10. MHIHC I-eclon 3. ItiiRh Dnvry anil Son , 14, Ititcrnntiottii) Trucks Tyler-Ryan Furniture 10. COCR Coin , 111) 4(1 ftl) HIGH TEN BOWLERS. Wall. Fred T. Shannon, Kdwnr ( ( . Bey, Rudy .liihnsim. Rube A. . Kunfman, Mler . . , Collins, Chuck SI. . Wnlsn, George . . , Tlielsen, Raymond A Moc, L. A. "Al" 10. 1'irkl. Krnnk Duncan, Barney , Robinson. Frank . Kaufman, Chuck 257 t!4fi 225 Mr, 2:15 2~fl 243 243 240 242 MO 0,13 fi20 048 CUT IU7 58.1 1570 010 on 010 fifll 010 ret. .1122 .011 .589 .!7B .507 .507 .6li« .544 .48!) .478 .47K ,47« .414 .307 .3311 .3(10 Mason City league bowing records 'or the 1935-36 season, officially announced by Secretary Hans G. Pusch Tuesday, saw three teams and three individuals ranked No. 1 on local alleys. The championship Decker's office :eams, which won 56 out of 90 games topped the City league; International Motor Trucks which suffered a late-season slump as it was forced to compete with a crippled lineup, was officially announced as holder of the highest series-roiled this season, and the Globe-Gazette was found to have the best single g a m e recorded during the year. The International 3,069 five-man Globe-Gazette's in life the Giants get $4.50 a day for eating money. The leaner and hungrier Cleveland Indians are allowed only S3 each. President Alva Bradley of the Cleveland club; who is not one to let a nickel or dime expire for want of careful nursing, let Billy Evans go last season to cut down the overhead . . . now Cy Slapnicka, the Cedar Rapids scout, who has replaced Evans as Cleveland general manager, has evidently decided to cut the expense (Continued nn I*age 12) TELLS ABOUT HIS HOBBY n FRED WALL Trucks' rolled a eries, while the :igh single game was 1,104. Fred E. Wall topped the local lowlers for the year as he rolled 78 ;ames for a 189 average, including . 25? single game and a 660 series 5 his best figures. C. M. "Chuck" Collins was another high man, with 279 single game. Wall's 660 was the best series posted during the season. L. A. "Al" Moe was the only bowler to crack the pins for a perfect game this year, rolling his 300 score Oct. 12 on Alley No. 2. There was no perfect game in league competition. None of this season's figures approached the all-time marks orded by Secretary Pusch. Pabst Blue Ribbon set a five-man total in 1934-35 that remained tops this year, with 3,164 pins; the 1932-33 Blatz Brewing team holds the single game record with 1,157 maples. Collins retained his individual three-game record of 711 pins, rolled in 1932-33, while T. R. Krumbholz' single game of 290, rolled in 1931-32, was maintained as the oldest record in the books. Baseball Standings NATIONAL LKAGUE \\ L I'ct.l N. York 8 3 .7271 Phlfphla Cincinnati - t !, .8X3.St. Louis ..10(1] [ \V I. I'd R 7 .4fi 4 ft .44 4 A .44 .1 7 .30 Brooklyn fi K ,3001 Boston MONDAY RKSUI.TS rincinmUi S; Chlcaso 4 t i n InnlnciO I'llt^burRh at fit. I-xtuls iustponit], Rounds. Only gnmt'n Bchcdiilpd. TUESDAY GAMES X. Y. nt St. J^niis IBro«»klyn nt Oil' 1'hiln. at I'lttsliurKh (Boston at Cincinnati AMERICAN LEAGUE W L IM.I W T, Pet Cleveland R 3 .Tn|\vnsh'lon 7 7 .fiOfl Boston ft ft -filfl| ChLcaco 4 A .44, Detroit l 4 .filKlj Plilla'iiliia 3 8 .11 N. York 1 R .S83| St. I.mi* 3 8 .25 MONDAY RESULTS Cleveland -; St. Louis 1. Only game Rchcdutod. TlTKSDAV GAMES Detroit nt Wnnlftim |St. Louis nt I'hUn. Cleveland nt N. Y. ! Chicago at Boston. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION W L I'rt.l W L Tel Kan. City 8 2 .80(11 Louisville 6 8 Mtnn'polls 7 3 .700! Columbus 4 * St. Pntll S 4 .692|Toledo 3 8 Mlhv'heo fi fl .."1(101 Ind'njiolU % G .250 MONDAY RESULTS ST. PAUL "OH (M'l 002--3 R 0 LOUISVILLE 001 000 000--1 i) 3 Hntter|e«: St. I'lllll--U'Cinert and t'enncr Louisville--Marrow nnd Thompson, King hoter. Knnsns Ciiy nt Columbus, Minneapolis n Indianapolis, postponed, ruin. Others no scheduled, TUESDAY GAMES Mtlwaiikcit ot Toledo |K. CHy nt CoVmbiis Mpls. nt indlanapolln |St. Fnul at Louisville National Boxscores Monday's Games CHICAGO--1 AH H I'O A C.alnn rf -I 0 .'. (I \V. irnn 2b fi 2 3 1 Klein r f 5 3 1 0 Hartntitt c .% 2 % » Dft'nree It 5 1 2 0 C'v'cttft Ib 5 1 JO 2 Hack 3b 3 0 1 J Kes HH 3 . 1 3 K French p 2 1 0 3 t'h'soji 1 0 0 (t Warneke p 1 0 3 1 Totals 39 11x29 12 AH H 1*0 A C'yler rf-cl 5 0 1 KVrls 2b 2 0 3 Guod'an rf 2 0 II f. H'an If 5 1 3 Lo'tmrdl c 5 2 :t Byrd cf 3 1 2 Th'now 2b 2 1 1 Hundley. 3b 4 1 2 ·» M'QuInn Ib 4 2 8 Myers s s 3 0 4 H'g'rtli p 4 1 3 Totals 39 0 M 13 xTwo out \vhca whining run was Hcorcd. xxBatted for French In sixth. Chicago 012 010 000 0--i Cincinnati 001 210 000 1--S JKrrors, Galan, Jurscs, Myers: runs Oat- d it), Klein 2, Hartnctt, .Hack, '. Herman, Lombard), Thevcnotv, McQuInn; sacrifice. Hack; two base hits, \V. Herm Jemaree, Lombard!; three base hits, W. lernian; honiemn, Lombard!; double Play, land Icy to Kampourla to AlcQuinn; left on bases, Chicago 8, Cincinnati 7; ttane on balls, French J, U'arneke 1, HoHin B aworth .1; strikeouts, French 1, Wamcke 1, Ho|- swnrth 2; hits, off French fi In fi, Wor- neke 3 In 4 3-3; n-fnnlnp nfrcfter, HftUin vorth; lofllnR pitcher, Warneke. Umpires, ley, Mlran and Magerkurth. Mine, FIREWORKS SEEN » ..It is showing the fine i points of P. A, for roll- "~ · U 1 . » · ·, , ing makms cigarettes j * g - JackWarsow enjoys P.A. "makin's." 1 ^e says: "I tell others how Prince | whil Ubert shapes up easier--burns \ tne -ilower--tastes rich and mellow." We iaccor xc j. p r i nce Albert to the limit. 1 yourself 30 swell cigarettes from lice Albert. If you don't find them the g 0 jj, tastiest roll-your-own cigarettes iver smoked, return the pocket tin ftal--rthe rest of the tobacco in it to us at -!_},' time within a month from this date, and we will refund full purchase price, plus postage. (Signed) R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Winstoc-Salcro, N. C. P.A. is a pipe smoker's favorite too. A 6 1936, R, J. R*ynolcfc Tob. Go PRINCE ALBERT T H E N A T I O N A L J O Y S M O K E Sij American League Has Better Prospect of Producing Pennant Scramble. CHICAGO. (J _ This year's American league pennant race, President William Harridge predicted, "will produce more fireworks than any American league battle has in several years, with four and possibly five clubs involved in a hot i fight for the championship." "This looks like our year to sup- piy the action," Harridge said. "It's been about 10 years since the league has had a good fight involving as many as four clubs. "During the spring training season it was freely predicted that Detroit. Boston, 'New York and Cleveland had chances to win. I think those four clubs will remain in positions where the loss of a single game as late as July may make big differences in the standings. "And the Washington Senators are not to be sneezed at. If they continue to get good pitching the Senators are going to have somethins: to say about who wins the flag'." The fall in the Italian birth rate is easy to account for. What's the use of getting married when you have to give Mussolini your wedding ring?--F. P. A. in New York Herald-Tribune. American Boxscores Monday's Games ST. LOUIS--I | CLEVELAND--2 AB H PO A AH H PO A Larv us 4 0 )) :i K'k'h'cr ss 4 2 3 3 - t cf 2 fl W Suiters II Burns Ib Bell rf Cllft 31) Carey 2b xCoIeman xxBejnm Hcmslcy - 4 1 Van Atta p 3 1 0 R Iotas 31 ~. 24 II :t i) :t n 4 (i 11 n 4 2 1 1 . i i n o · 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 HUBhes Sh 3 1 t I Averlll c( 4 0 2 1 Vosmik H 4 1 2 0 Trosky Ib :( 1 10 2 Hale 3h . 1 1 0 1 Campb'I rt 3 2 3 1 I'ytluk c 3 0 Blach'cr p 3 0 1 3 Totals g 27 12 xClcvcland lor Carey in ninth. xxRan for Coleman til ninth. , St. Louis ': 001)100000--1 Cleveland .100 ooo lOx--2 Errors, Solters; runs batted In, Vosmik, Campbell, Hemslcy: two base hits, Van Attn, Hale, Knickerbocker; three base hits, Cllft; homerun, Campbell; stolen base, Hashes; sacrifice. Hughes; double plays, Bell to Burns, Trosky to Knickerbocker to Trosky, Campbell to Trosky: left on base, St. Louis 7, Cleveland S; base on balls, Blncholder 4; strikeouts, Blatholdcr 1, Van Atla 1. Umpires, Basil, Kolls and .Monartr Time, 1:50. Sport Events April 3fl -- Baseball: Trojans vs. Waldorf at Forest City. May 1 -- Globe-Gazette baseball school, Y. M. C. A. banquet room. May 1-2--Baseball: Cerro Gordo county tournament, Roosevelt stadium. May 2--Track: Estherville relays Estherville. May 15--Softball: Entry lists due at Y. M. C. A. May 16 -- Track: District meet, Roosevelt stadium. May 23--Baseball: State high school tournament finals, Manson. June 1 -- Softball: Mason City leagues open, East park. July 1-15--Baseball: Iowa semipro tournament, Forest City. ug. 3-8--Softball: Iowa-Southern Minnesota tournament, Roosevelt stadium. Sept. 5-7--Baseball: Iowa amateur torunament finals, Des Moines. NORTHEAST IOWA LEAGUE TO OPEN CINDER CONTESTS Full Schedule During May to Greet 335 High School Track Performers. . NEW HAMPTON -- The eigh members of the Northeast Iow conference that are sponsorini track this week swing into a ful schedule during May. Cold weathe has hampered practice to a grca extent until the past two weeks Track attracts more boys than any other sport, and there are 335 higi school and 50 grade school boys re porting at least twice a week. The Northeast Iowa conference traveling trophy has been won twice Charles City and Oelwein; once each by Osage, New Hampton and De corah. Howard Moffitt at Waukon re ports that his team's strength lies mostly in the' field events. Henrj Seibert, Ed Thomae and Roberl Hartley are the outstanding per formers. Harold Brandt is the Wau kon rniler. Clem Bird a sprinter. Six Comets Return. Charles City has 50 boys out. C C. Boylan has six lettermen from last year's team, which tied for second conference honors with Cresco Bonsai, half miler; Venz and Edwards, sprinters; Turner, hurdler Foster, shotput and Micich, high jump, are the boys with experience Oelwein has just completed the finest cinder track in this section and it will be in excellent condition for next spring. G. W, Lee has only two experienced boys, who placed in the conference meet last year. They are McFadden, sprinter, and Brit tingham, miler. Fridley, high and broad jumper, Twedt in the pole vault, Clewarth and Cotnam, dis tance men and Lock and Harms in the weights are the best looking boys in the inexperienced class. Chickasaws Competing. New Hampton with ita first track team in five years is developing Struble in the hurdles and high jump; Babcock in the high jump and javelin, McKone in the sprints Benson in the mile and Ball in the half-mile. Arthur E. Hewlett does not have much hopes for the pres Hit but must spend considerable :ime developing' talent. Waverly's all-around athletes Frederick Grawe, Stanley Scully and Lawrence Outer, are an outstanding group of boys that are making the going tough for all of .he members of the conference. AH ire seniors. Grawe is Outstanding in ie pole vault and hurdles; Scully n the dashes, Guter in the weights, Chestnut in the distance runs, Jo- lannsen with the javelin and Van Heel in the broad jump. Decoran Has Five Vets. Decorah has five lettermen from ast year's team. Coach L. W. Buckton has a strong team in track events, headed by LaVerne Miller, vho won both the 220 and 440 last ·ear in the conference meet, Lilli- iridge in the high jump--Sampson, Hunt and Herwig are the other ex- jerienced boys. Baseball has taken everal boys that would have bolstered the team. Boyd Thompson at Cresco has 40 boys out, with four lettermen. Cvam, discus thrower; Daughen- iaugh, low hurdler and sprinter; Culbert, who placed in the 440 dash ast year, and Herald, half miler, re the experienced boys. Fifty grade school boys report twice a iveek. Osage, winner of the conference itle last year, has a. freshman, Milard, who high jumped 5 feet 6 nches while in the eighth grade. ..ang, broad jumper and dash man; Woodiwiss in the field events; ·Curtz in the broad jump and shot re the outstanding performers on *. T. Mitchell's squad of 60 boys. BobbyTellsWPAHow to Lay Golf Courses WASHINGTON, (.T)--The works progress administration Tuesday had the benefit of Bobby Jones' knowledge of how a golf course should be constructed. The former champion discussed the construction of courses at length Monday with Administrator Harry L. Hopkins and his assistant, Lawrence Westbrook. Later he expressed surprise when he was told that WPA had built or improved some 600 courses during the last year. I Heads District L. L. RAYMOND DIRECTOR READY TO ISSUE FORMS Legion Baseball Blanks Here, Fourth District Teams May Get Them. L. L. Raymond of Mason City, fourth district director of American Legion Junior baseball, announced Tuesday that all entry and eligibility blanks are available for junior teams at his office, and requested that posts sponsoring teams this year write to him for necessary material. Buchanan county leads the fourth district in the number of junior teams to be sponsored, with eight in competition, while Floyd county will enter four outfits this year. The district director plans two trips in his district early in May. On May 6 he will be at Hampton, to meet with any post officials interested in organizing a junior team. May 20, 21 and 22 will see the motion picture "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" shown at three places in the district. The picture, sponsored by the American league and Fisher Body corporation, was'shown at Mason City recently. Director Raymond will furnish both machine and operator for the display of the film. GRIMES CHASED TO EARLY BATH Colonels' Boss May Set Record for Being Put Out of Contests. CHICAGO, OrP) _ Manager Bur- eigh Grimes of the Louisville Colonels, if he holds his present pace, may set a record this season for be- ng chased out of American Association games. The fiery Grimes was ordered to ;he showers Monday as his club :ook a 3 to 1 beating from St. Paul. It was the third time since the ieason opened that Grimes, former major league spitball twirling star, has been ordered off the field. Minneapolis and Indianapolis and Kansas City and Columbus were rained out. Milwaukee and Toledo were not scheduled. 3urk Allows Only One Hit and Goodell Beats Woden High Team 3-0 GOODELL--Behind the one h i t itching of Burk, Goodell high chool defeated Woden 3-0 Monday afternoon in a preliminary round o the county baseball tournament be played at Kanawha Saturday. Helm, on the mound for Woden, had 2 strikeouts and Burk fanned eight. Andy George to Put Ring Tourney in at Waterloo WATERLOO, (.T)--Andy George. Vaterloo promoter, will stage a tate amateur boxing tournament ere this summer. Starting May 15 outs will be held every Wednes- ay night until the champions are elected. Champions will be selected in 112. 18, 126, 135, 147, 160, 175 pound nd heavyweight divisions. Awards will go to winners and runnersup. 30 ROUNDS-8 BOUTS Thursday, April 30-8:30 Mason City Armory Sponsored by the American Legion CLEVELAND CLUB READY TO SCRAP TO FINAL PUTOUT Batting, Pitching Worry of Other Clubs in Race for American Loop Flag. By ANDV CLARKE Associated Press Sports Writer American league managers are scanning the record of the Cleveland Indians these days and finding therein little solace for the road that lies ahead. The Indians currently are leading the pack with eight wins in 11 starts this season. However, it isn't the number of victories but the way they scored them that impresses the old hands of baseball campaigning. Indians Fight All Way. Steve O'Neill of the square jaw and steady eye, has molded a cohesive band of ball players who will fight you down the line until the last ball has been pitched and the last blow struck. The Indians have been thumping the horsehide with vigor and their pitching gets better as the season moves along. Mel Harder, Oral Hildebrand, Johnny Allen, Uoyd Brown and George Blaeholder all have been showing plenty of stuff and if Willis Hudlin takes a new lease on life the Indians will have a pitching staff that may make the fans forget about the Tigers, the Red Sox, the Yankees and the rest. Harold Trosky, the fence buster, Earl Averill, Joe Vosmik and Bruce Campbell seem capable of taking care of the heavy batting chores. Trosky Tops League. Trosky is leading the- league in homeruns with five and his 16 runs batted in ig only one behind Dickey of the Yanks. Brown, Harder, Allen and Blaeholder all have gone the distance and won. Harder and Allen each have notched two victories single handed. Blaeholder came into his own in his first start of the season Monday when he held the St. Louis Browns to seven hits and won his -game 2 to 1, but it was Campbell's homer in the seventh that provided the winning run. It was the only game played in the American league, the only other major league contest being played in the National circuit where the Cincinnati Reds nosed out the Cubs 5 to 4 in 10 innings. Win Five of Six. The Indians scored their first run the opening frame when Roy Hughes singled to right, sto'ti second, went to third on Averill's fly :o the outfield and came home on Vosmik's single to left. The Browns tied the score in the fourth on Harland Cliffs triple and Rollie Hemsley's single to left. It was Cleveland's fifth victory in six games with the Browns. Ernie Lombardi's double with two gone in the last of the tenth started the Reds on the road to victory. Tommy Thevenow met one of Lun Warneke's slants for a single and the game was over. Warneke went into the game in the sixth after Larry French had been taken out for a pinch hitter and until that tenth inning gave the rising Reds only two bingles. Coast Papers Hop on Stunt by Promoters San Diego Sheets See Cheap Publicity in Fight Proposal. By KDDIK BIUKTZ. Associated Press Sports Writer. NEW YORK, CD--They couldn't pull the wool over the eyes of the San Diego newspapers . They came right out and tagged the proposal to shift the Schmeling-Louis fight to the coast as a "cheap publicity stunt" . . . Said it did the town more harm than good . . . Tom Sweeney says in the Worcester (Mass.) Gazette that those New York scribes who want to bet Joe Di Maggio will not play 50 games for the Yanks this year can find plenty of takers in Worcester Ray Blades began a shakeup of the Rochester Red Wings by ordering several players to change roommates. * * * Col. Matt Winn, boss of the Kentucky derby, visited New York recently and had dinner in Jack Dcmpsey's spot . . . the Cunncl liked the way Bill Charlton, head barkeep, served 'em up and invited Bill to see the derby Yesterday Bill got a letter enclosing railroad tickets, an order for hotel accommodations and clubhouse passes . . . He'll be right there when the bugle blows Saturday. * * * Ray Carlin, manager of Frankie Klick, is around again after several tough months in a. hospital . . . Now they're calling the Red Sox the Yawkeybilts . . . Detroit fans are riding- Mickey Cochrane . . . A larg-e part of the turf mob is converging on Pawtucket for the Narragansett opening Saturday . . More than 400 lifetime passes to all major league ball parks have been sent to old ball players . . . Al" Flatbush is raving about Ben Geraghty, former VilJanova star, at shortstop. * * * How those Oklahomans can grapple! Out of 23 available American titles this year, Oklahoma boys won 18 ... they grabbed five of seven of the intercollegiates nine in the national A. seven A. U. meet and six of seven in the Olympic trials looks like Gene Greene High School Has Only N. Iowa Golf Club GREENE, (UP)--More than 50 students at the Greene high school have formed a golf club, believed to be the first in any high school in this part of Iowa. These Fine Pipes Dunhill, Ben Wade, Comoy and Peterson . . . imported from England and Ireland . . . are sold by us. Nowhere else in Mason City will you find such an assortment of Imported and Domestic Pipes at all prices. Hickey Bros. Cigar Stores IN THE HOTEL HANPOKI) Mason City, Iowa Moore, the young outfielder Brook- yn passed on to Boston, may have what it takes . . . U of Washington freshman crews, -under the direction of Tom BoIIes, have won six consecutive Pacific coast championships and annexed three na- :ional titles in the Poughkeepsie regattas. * * * W. F. Carey, former Garden boss, is Mike Jacobs' best customer so far . '. , he called Mike on the phone and reserved 1,200 Louis-Schmeling ringside scats, just like that . . . said he'd probably want 600 more . . . "I don't have enough cash on me," said Carey, "but can send around $25,000 if you want a binder" . . . "That's all right," drawled Mike, "just wait till you see me." . . . Irish and Bob Meusel, who once starred in the outfield for the Giants and Yankees, are playing RECORD THRONGS TO SEE 62ND RUN OF TURF CLASSIC More Than 50,000 to Pack Stands at Downs When Bugle Blares. By OIILO ROBERTSON Associated Press Sports Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky., (.T--Like a mighty volcano, seething to unloosen its roaring charge, this blue grass metropolis Tuesday awaited the sixty-second running of the Kentucky Derby. Outwardly there was little to indicate that four days hence the pick of the three-year-olds would answer the bugle call at Churchill Downs for the country's greatest turf classic. There were no signs that up%vards of 50,000 fans from every section of the country would pack the quarter-mile long grandstand from rafter to rafter. Restless Waiting. Multi-colored banners, strung across the business streets, gaily dressed windows and the columns If the press quietly reminded one that this is Derby week. But there was no hysteria. To the visiting laymen, Louisville was taking this Derby in stride. Underneath all this seemingly unconcerned appearance, however, there was a restlessness, which, if it runs true to form, will burst loose with a roar Friday and Saturday, when the multitude, including thousands of Kentucky colonels and admirals, descends on the city. Some 17,000 colonels and admirals were restored to good standing Monday by acting Governor James E. Wise. Hotels to Be racked. Hotel clerks carried a worried look as they sought to find ways to crowd a few more into space, long since reserved. Transportation companies prepared to handle one of the largest crowds in the history of the classic. Businessmen beamed with delight at the prospects of increased revenue while scores of committees scurried here and there, making last minute preparations for the official opening of Derby week Wednesday night. The Downs itself will not assume a festive atmosphere until the day before the race. Tuesday its straggling stands, reaching a quarter- mile from the head of the home stretch to the other end, were bare ana forsaken. Home Plate, Rooted Up for Al Simmons, Moved Back by Hose CHICAGO, (JPi -- Home plate at Comiskey park, home of Chicago's White Sox, moved up two years ago for Al Simmons' benefit, began a 14 foot retreat to its old position Monday. On the theory that it would give Simmons, then in the second of his three years with the Sox, a better shot at the left field wall, the plate was shoved forward. The maneuver bailed to help the big outfielder who failed to hit as well in 1934 and 1935 as he had in 1933, although the distance to the right and left field walls was reduced from 352 feet to 348 and from 436 to 422 in center. With Simmons wearing a Detroit uniform, it was decided to restore :he park to its former condition. The job will necessitate rebuilding he infield, but will be finished before the Sox return from their eastern trip May 12. semipro "ball in California . . , Branch Rickey is back on the job with both eyes discolored and his right wrist in a splint. uto£ s Let Us Tell You and You Won't Have to Tell the Judge E T us accurately test your lights on the new Guide Headlamp Tester. The inspection is FREE and a report card from the machine is given to you. Night driving can be 3.pleasure. End the danger and strain of driving with poor lights--drive in today! HEADLIGHT ANALYSIS Central Auto Electric Co. 25 First Street Southwest Next to Fire Station Phone 494

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