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Johawks Edge Rockwell in Cerro Gordo County Meet 'Â·Trail Most of Game as Strong Defense Keeps Scoring Down JOHATCKS (:Â») Chule.f ........ ... . o King.f . LI 3 Baltic, c ........ Colloton,|! '.". 2 Cannetta, g ...... o Pattee.i Â· Coyle. u '... o Ncltleton, g 0 Ft! FT PK TP TOTALS. KOCKWEU. (SI) Peterson, t ...... Lumlt.f I CahflJ.c 1 Cahalan. B 1 McLaughlln, K 3 Stoner, g ..'. 0 FG FT ft 1 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 TOTALS. Â· ~-The; l Hockwell:Hocketeers were grounded for the'duration of the Cerrb..-Gordo. county basketball tourney by virtue of a wild 22-2] defeat.at the hands of the Jo- hawks of St. Joseph. The scoreboard showed the Blue and White the winner only after 32 minutes of hard fighting and lead changin" When the Hawks swiftly swooped in a two goals and a free toss for a 5-1 lead over tlieir foe it looked as if they were away down the court for the contest. But the Rockwell five began playing their opponents with a sharp basket eye and a tight zone defense which turned out a tough one to crack. * * * Flaying from Â» 8-5 lead at the first quarter, the Rocketeers maintained that edge by two baskets and the same number of free throws, this latter method being- ihe means of almost half of their total number. St. Joe gained a point before the half but they were slill short on a J.l-12 halftime marker. '* * * A wild third quarter came by, with -each squad rushing for the ball to-send it down for the lead o u t o n l y three points were corner* by each team. Cannelia of hte winners had picked up three personals in the first half and was called for the fourth in that third quarter. On the double foul Cahalan was fouled out of the JRockwell lineup. As the last session was flagged under way with a 17-15 margin favoring the Rocketeers, the score was tied twice in a constant scramble for possession of the ball. Tiie Johawks came through with three goals to snatch the lead. But Rockwell tied it up at 21-21. Five seconds remained on the clock when a St. Joe guard, J. t Colloton was fouled.. His free toss won the game. * * Â¥ Â· The scoring for both clubs was evenly divided. King captured three goals for six markers on Ihe winning side. Pattee and Colloton each claimed five victory points. Mclaughlin had seven tallies for the losing side. * * * Having sneaked by the second round of the tourney the Hawks will. face Thornton Friday night at: Rockwell for.-.the semifinal round. : - ... -.- \.^,.,,t_ _,, Ventura Beats Rock Falls Five Ventura opened the evening at the Cerro Gordo county tournament by winning a close two- point decision from Rock Falls P:?7", Il was a ni ^ and tuck battle throughout, with the verdict in doubt until 'the final whistle Wreghitt, Ventura forward, led the victors with 10 points. Thornton Subdues Meservey, 43-27 A smooth-working Thornton quintet had little trouble beating Meservey, 43-27. The taller Thornton team had full command of the rebound situation, and took advantage of every opportunity to add to its total. Clear Lake Upsets Swaledale, 29-28 The Clear Lake sophomores, Playing an inspired, brand 'of basketball, turned in the upset of the evening by squeezing past Swale- dale, 29-28. A free throw in the last minute of play broke a tie, and Chris Johnston's men hung on to possession of the ball until the whistle sounded. Ott, Clear Lake center, had good evening by pouring in 14 points for his team. Proctor, Swaledale forward, was h i g h scorer of the evening with 15 points. FINAL CLEARANCE -SALE- THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO BUY THESE VALUES AT CLEARANCE SALE PRICES. ' All Wool SUITS 49.85 Save J5.M to $10.W Alpacunit - Fleece OVERCOATS '21 .85 Young Men's Slacks Tweeds and Coverts, *^ no $3.98 Value ' $2'TM ZIPPER JACKETS UB ,tÂ«atea fabrics-lined 5J^^ n ". ned ""inters. 53.15 to *3.Â»5 values. Special Closing out Several Numbers of Weyenberg SHOES $3.95 Values $2.98 $4.95 Values $3.95 Black and Brown Color Federal Clothes Shop 115 SMih Federal I. GINDLER, Prop. MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Spotlight Sports By Rocer Rosenbliua The Hancock county basketball tournament robbed the Mohawks of a loyal group,of rooters for the Lindblom game Friday night. The Garner basketball squad and a bunch of fans had planned to come to Mason City to cheer the Mohawks, but the team plays at Britt ^lie same night in the tournament, preventing it from being he're. Bob McQueen of Ridgeway, who holds two national pistol and revolver records, is making a name for himself at the Kemper Mili tary academy at Boonville, Mo. 11 is one. of four first-year men li be elected to the Military 'Hono society. Bob is also one of tlv mam hopes of the Kemper riH team in the corps area cham Dionship. , -j Construction of the- Mississippi river dams has given fishing lovers a chance to go to town. Reports show that the favorite fish,- the walleye, has been taken this winter in large v numbers, some weighing as much as nine pounds, the average size being well over three. * ,* * The water flowing swiftly ove the dam prevents freezing am raises the oxygen content meas urably. Fish congregate in im mense numbers below the dams and it is in these areas that mos of them are taken. Boats ar hauled over the ice to the open water on sleds. Fishing is don in deep water with heavy line and sinkers, and the bait almos universally used is minnows. Even the heavy clothes avail able usually are not enough pro tection for the fishermen, and many boats contain small stove in which, roaring -fires ore kep burning. The walleye season i open in the Mississippi river unti March 1, but the best fishing i in February, according to tin enthusiasts. The catch limit i eight and possession limit 16. For 4he first time in history, Page county will pay a, bounty on foxes during 19*3. The bounty will be one dollar. Other bounties in this county include ground hogs, 25 cents; gophers, 10 cents; crows. 10 cents; wolves, five dollars and wolf clubs, two dollars. * * * The St. Louis Browns, aided materially by Johnny Niggeling played a major role in the New _ York Yankees' successful pennan ... .chase, and; the inability: of the Bos ton" Red'Sox to 'pull up closer t a chance at the flag. Niggeling is the knuckle-balle who won 15 games for Don Barnes club. During the campaign he defeated the Bosox six times while losing only once. However, he failed to win a single game from New York, losing to the Yanks five times. The Yankees' pennan edge over Boston was nine games- Through Monday, Jan. 25, the American league had a total oi 124 players in the armed forces with Philadelphia's Athletics taking the "lead" away from the White Sox. The A's now have los! 20 men to the service, Chicago 19 * * * The latest four men to leave are Andy Gilbert, Red Sox outfielder; Dick Fowler, Philadelphia pitcher; Paul Campbell, Boston outfielder and Eddie Lyons, infielder with the Washington Senators. All but Lyons entered the army. The Nat player entered the navy. Manager Lou Boudreau of the Cleveland Indians seems to have cither 7 or 17 as his "number." Lou- was born in the seventh month, V 17th day of 1917. At that rate he should be piloting the Indians either 7 or 17 years. His youth makes the 17 figure seem more promising, and his intelligence and baseball ability back ihis up. THURSDAY, JANUARY 28. 1943 : -- --Â·- ^^___ *Â«UÂ«OLMV*, JANUARY 28. 1943 Â«o Derringer's Acquisition Gives Cubs New Life Big Fanfare Accompanies Rickey Trip NEW YORK, (/P) -- With a nuch fanfare as a Byrd expedi tion setting sail for the south pole, a group oÂ£ intrepid e.xplor- lers led by Branch (Christopher Columbus) Rickey headed up the Hudson river.Thursday to find a place called Bear mountain where the Brooklyn Dodgers will establish, a mailing address in March Bear mountain is a well known ski resort, but underneath that white stuff skiers glide over and sit down in Rickey has been told can he found no fewer than five baseball diamonds where th daffy Dodgers can practice their profession--if they don't get tangled up in their skis. " Rickey already has accepted Bear mountain as a training site, but never a person to leave anything to chance he decided to take his groundskeeper from Ebbets field to make an inspection and compile technological data such as whenuklprlpeed to start excavating. Newspapermen and photographers were included in the expedition to assure that the findings were recorded for posterity. Arrangements have also been made for the Dodgers to use the baseball cage in the army's West Point fieldhousc--five miles away --for three hours on any day when conditions are not suitable for practicing outdoors at Bear mountain. STAFF NOW ALL RIGHT HANDED CHICAGO, ()--The Chicago Cubs, who believe they "have a chance to go places this season," may have taken a step in the right direction Wednesday night in acquiring Paul- Derringer, veteran Cincinnati pitcher. Certainly they had the right nanaed pitchers--an entire starting staff as a result of the cash deal--and there was every indication that it would be strictly right- handers the Cubs would rely on in their 1943 .title bid. / * * *. __ ' Any southpaw regular must be developed from this year's recruits. Lust year's lefties. Vem Â· Olseu. Johnny Schmitz and Huss alters, have entered military service. * * * The 36 year old Dei-ringer, who has spent 12 years in the majors-the last 10 with Cincinnati--will team up with such likely right hand starters as Claude Passeau Bill Lee, Lon Warneke, Les Fleming, Tot Pressnell and possibly Dick Barrett, 34 year old veteran of the minors obtained from Seattle. * * * In announcing the purchase James Gallagher, general manager, said, "we believe we have a chance to go places season and we needed another pitcher." The purchase price was not disclosed, but some sources put it at $15,000. ' * * * Derringer, although bothered by an old mjui-y, appeared in 29 games last season, winning 10 losing 11 and finishing with an earned run average of 3.06 * # * Derringer himself recently asked to be traded or sold and the red management agreed he had been in one place long enough. He broke into the majors \yilh the St. Louis Cardinals and after little more than two seasons there went to Cincinnati on May 7, 1933. * * V With Cincinnati, Derringer four times won 20 or more guines during a season--in 1935, 1938 and the Reds' J938-'40 pennant years. His all time major league record shows 190 victories and 174 defeats. Wesley Sunday School Team Wins Tat, 30-29 The Wesley Methodist Sunday school basketball teafn squeezed past the Christian church Sunday school quintet Wednesday night, 30-29. Dick Erdenberger led the Wesleyites with 13 points, while Seidel and Engebretson led the losers with 8 apiece. To Admit Service Men to Lindblom Tilt Tickets Still Available for Friday Night Game The Citizens Victory committee announced Thursday that all service men in uniform will be admitted free to the Mason City-Lindblom basketball game here Friday night. J Tickets for the game, while going fast, are still available at the Engler Drug company and the Decker Bros, sporting goods store for adults at 55 cents, and at all Mason City parochial and public schools for students at 35 cents # * * Ticket sales will close Friday afternoon after school hours for students and at 5:30 for (lie adult sales. Any tickets left over will be available at the gate at 85 cenis for adults and 55 cents for students. Wednesday morning two telegrams were received wishing the Mohawks luck in Friday's game. One of the messages was from Gov. Bourke B. Hickcnloopcr the other from W. G. C. Bagley, treasurer of the state ol Iowa. * * * The LJndbtom (earn and coaching staff will arrive Friday morning at the Milwaukee sla- lion at 7:45, and will be met, not by automobiles, but due to eas rationing, by bobsleds. The squad will make ils headquar- ters it the Hotel Hauford, and after the game Friday night will be the guest at the regular Friday night dance in the Wedgewood room. During the half time intermission at the game the Mason City company of the Iowa State Guard will give an exhibition drill under the command of Lt. Darrel Wilson. The visitors will leave Mason City Saturday noon for the return trip to Chicago. Ayrshire Defeats Mallard Five, 34-22 EMMETSBURG -- A y r s h i r e came through w i t h a 33-32 up^et here Wednesday night against Mallard, pregame favorite in Hie Palo Alto county basketball tournament. In the other two boys' games, Rodman dropped Ruthven 34-22 and Curlew beat Graet- tmger by a 20-7 football score. In the girls' tournament, Curlew beat Graettinger 56-32 and Ruthven topped Rodman 37-17. SPORTS WRITER DIES D E T R O I T , OP)--Chris Sinsabaugh, 71, who as a Chicago sports writer coined the name "Cubs" for the Chicago National League baseball club, and nationally known as an editor of automotive magazines, died Tuesday. LITTLE CEDAR 5 GETS 77 POINTS Mitchell County Meet Produces High Scoring v,, S L I \^ I ?, SGAR - The Little Cedar basketball team ran up the amazing total of 77 points Wednesday night in defeating Otranto at the Mitchell county tournament here '7-9. It was a rout from start to finish, with M. and R. MacPhail scoring 26-and 18 points reflectively. AT- 1 / 1 ! a !!Â°' hci ' ll! S !l scoring game, Mitchell thumped Carpenter 07- /b.. Chrenchik, agile Mitchell forward, dumped in 35 points for the winners. Chrisholm made 13, also In tile other game of the evening Osage defeated Orchard, 42^0, witli Coonradt making 19 points for Osage. 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