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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 15

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'30 STARS BACK FOR COMPETITION IN DRAKE RELAYS Gordon, Weldon, Warne and Sentman Will Try for New Records. DBS MOIWES, April 20.--Four nationally-known track stars who won Drake relay championships In their special events here a year ago ·will battle to retain their crowns when the twenty-second annual Drake relays get under way April 24 and 25. \ Lee Sentman oi Illinois, probably the greatest college hurdler in the country today, won the 120-yard nigh hurdles from a great field of competitors a year ago and looms as a favorite to repeat this year, v Warne to. Bo Back; .Tom Warne, Northwestern's great pole vaulter, climbed to a new Drake relay record last year when he scaled the bar at 13 feet, 11 Inches. An'ankle injury suffered last summer has handicapped Warne during the early, season but Frank Hill, Northwestern track coach, expects him to be up to his old time form for the Drake games. L. D. Weldon of Iowa, champion in the javelin throw, won his specialty here last year with a heave of 202.48 feet. He is in competition again this season and hopes to break the Drake relay record of 207 feet, 7i inches, set five years ago by John Kuck of Bmporia. . Gordon to Try Again. Edward Gordon of Iowa won {he championship in the broad jump in 130 with a leap of 24 feet, falling less than three inches short oE the Drake record set by DeHart Hubbard oJ Michigan In 1924. Gordon repeatedly has bettered the Drake record in other meets and is determined to climax his career with a new record here this month. He won the national intercollegiate championship last year, clearing- exactly 25 feet. This mark bettered the Drake record by more than nine inches. NAMEDONJDAVIS CUP TEAM BE-GAZETTE MASON CITY, IOWA, HAGEN -IS MASTER OF SECOND SHOT CHAPINO'NEIL BEATS PONTIACS Champlin Refiners Win From Deckers' lowanas; Lee, Gashel Arc High. --'-! Chapiti - b'NCSl'B · -coal - live, won two out of three games from the Oakland-Pontfacs team in Thursday night's bowling in the straightaway league at the Boyd Bowlin? alleys. The Champlin Refining company duplicated the feat with the Deckers lowanas team. Gashel won the high singles honors for the evening with 226 and H. Lee took the high three game total with 612. GALLAGHER'S O. P.'S Lee 176 212 224 612 Eauclaire .....184 160 181 525 W. Duncan ... .149 200 198 547 B.Duncan .177 166 180 523 F. Duncan ... .188 132 : 155 475 Totals' 874 870 938 2682 ·Team average 2682--894 Pirkl 222 195 187 604 Brake! 187 200 1G3 550 Abbott 224 184 203 611 O'Neil 167 171 180 518 Schrader .147 210-171 528 Totals 947 960 904.2811 Team average 2811--937 DECKER'S IOWANAS Ccpyillht. 1931. br C*nlr»l Getting off the tee never worries the professional golfer. It is that second shot, that pitch to the pin that makes him frown. When this combination of strength and delicacy is' required there Is no greater master than the Ol' Marse Walter Hagen himself. Carries Several Clubs. , To help him solve this problem he carries three lofts of mashie nib- lies in his hag. These clubs may all be swung with the same firmness, but their results differ. One club may pitch and run while the other may spin and stick. The roil of the green and tho. condition of the turf are also big factors when Hagen needs one dead to the cup. Hagen's stance fop this shot Is very solid, there are times when he looks absolutely stiff/This is necessary when he realizes that to properly execute the shot he must get the club away ahead of the hands and the left wrist must do the greater portion of tho work. Note how Hagen's arms ~ drop down from his shoulders. The hip r.'Aon is virtually rigid thruout the play. Action Is Jllgid. There is no swaying, or wigging when executing this shot to the pin. To loosen up would mean^ie would lose control of the ball. The new ball should help Hag-en to score well this year. The fact that the new pill sits up. better than the old one for these shots and als.o that Hagen is a fine putter, under all conditions, helps him to score and make up for the few bad breaks he haa been getting the past two years. DECKERS'TEAMS TAKE DRIVES IN INITIAL PLAYING Out-of-Town Teams to Bowl Sunday; April 19 to Be Climax of Meet. The Iowa-Southern Minnesota bowling tournament was scheduled to open Friday at the H. C. Boyd bowling alleys. Four teams were to take the drives at 7:30 o'clock. The Deckers' Vacuum Cooked Meats on alley 1, Deckers' Tall Corn bowling team on alley'2, Deckers' Fillet-O-; Loin team on alleys 3 and the Norge '' Refrigerator five on alley 4. All teams will shoot over six al- i leys during the three games of bowling. Outsiders Bowl Sunday. Out-of-town teams will cjme Into the tournament Sunday. Cedar Rapids, Ames and Blooming Prairie will take the drives about 1 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Austin, Minn., will bowl on Wednesday night. This aggregation will shoot in the five-man, two-man and Individual events at this time. April 19 Is Big Day. Sunday, April 19, will be the biggest day of the tournament when two teams from Waterloo and five teams from Des Moinas and Owatonna, Minn., will try for high honors. During the remainder of the week the Mason City teams will have their chance at the high scores. Albert Lea, Minn., will appear on Saturday, April 8, at 7 o'clock with two teams entered for all three events. FACES HOT TASK IN '31 BASEBALL BRIEFS Swafford 160 177 164 501 Gashel 173 179 226 578 Snook 178 202 168 548 MacDonald 169 165 201 535 Kolb 159 180 158 497 Totals 839 903 9172659 Team average 2659--886 Thelsen 206 177 173 556 Parker 144 175 207 526 Morphew .. ISO 188 146 514 Waldron 173 200 167--549 Bender .... 180 165 221 566 Totals .. 883 914 9142711 Team average 2711--904 FIGHT RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE, Wis--Roger Bernard, Flint, Mich., outpointed Harrv Dudlinsky, Chicago (10); Ffanki'e Battaglia, St. Paul, outpointed Haakon Hanson, Chicago (6). STOCKTON, Gal.--Bobby Vincent, Tulaa, Okla., stopped Joey Roberts, San Francisco (5). CHAMP LOOKS ON IN GOLF TOURNEY Eugene Hdmans Is Out of Picture in North- South Play. ·PINEHURST, N. Car., April 10 CW--The thirty-first annual north and south amateur golf tournament today moved into the semifinal round with Eugene Horaans, the 1930 champion a looker-on. The Englewood, N. J., star fell Thursday before the consistent shooting of T. Suffern Taller, Newport, R. I., linksman, five and four George T. Dunlap, Jr., of New York, the medalist, continued his march by defeating: Howard Trvon Elmira, N. Y., 7 and 5. Dunlap, intercollegiate champion today faced J. B. Ryerson, Cooperstown, N. Y. Tailor's opponent was S. M. Parks, Jr., Pittsburgh. CLINTON--Del Fontaine, Winnipeg, beat Jack "Chief" Elkhart, Chicago middleweight (10); Kid Lehr, Waterloo, beat Bert Visconi Moline, (8); Harvey Carothers, Mo-' line, beat Jimmy Hamilton, Cedar Rapids, (8). BOXING Tonight ~ Friday ARMORY*-8:30 Sharp 9 ~ BOUTS - 9 Get Seats at Boyd's Cigar Store PHONE 499 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRA»n5 STILL OUT OF LINEUP WITH A COLD DETROIT--Unless Ervine Brame gets, over the. cold; that has been bothering him for several days It is likely that Manager Jewel Ens will have to select someone else to hurl the opening game next Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs. Heine Meine or Remy Krerner will'get the call. ·* * , * OPTIMISM OIT INDIANS CONTINUES AT LOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE--The optimism of the Cleveland Indians grows day by day. Their sieve-like defense has tightened up, the hurlers have beea going good and they know they'll hit when the season starts. * » * GARDENER ROUSH IS BEADY FOR OPENING C I N C I N N A T I , Ohio--Eddie Roush,'star center fielder for th£ Cincinnati Reds for 10 years, Friday was back on the field where he earned his fame. The 38 year old gardener saicf he felt fine, was having 1 no trouble with his legs, and expected to be in center field Tuesday for the opener. * * * BELL RANKS AS MOST PERSISTENT CUB HITTER ' KANSAS CITY--Lester Bell's batting power is still battling against Bill Jurges' speed and throwing arm for a regular job in the Chicago Cub infield. Bell ranks as the most persistent bit-getter on the club, but his weak right arm and comparative lack of speed afoot have worked against him. There is plenty of question in the mind of Manager Rogers Horn shy as to which will be a regular when tha season gets under way. * * * "" BUSH IS IN FORM; U5IP CHASES HIM GREENVILLE, N. Car.--Manager Donie Bush, manager of the Chicago White Sox, has reached the peak of his form--he has been chased off the field by an umpire. Bush, a mild fellow off the ball field, is anything else .but that in uniform, causing him to be ordered from the field of action quite frequently. Thursday against the New York Giants, he became so outspoken over a decision by Umpire Charlie Moran that the latter shooed him to the bench. ENS WAS A COACH AT PITTSBURGH BEfbJU- FAU-M IK!To MAM.VSEKis FIFTY REMAIN IN WRESTLING MEET AT GRAND RAPIDS lowans Draw Byes in Early Matches; Morford and Osburn Win. Copyright, 1931, by Central Press Association, Jewel Ens, the coach who became manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates when Donie Bush left the Buccaneers in the middle of the 1929 season, has a tough road ahead o£ him this season. Ena' appointment as manager .two years ago came as a great surprise to baseball men in general. With no major league managerial experience he was forced to step into the shoes of a man who had won a flag. Last year, his first full year as ff "*"-- u manager. Ens saw his club fall hack tn f i f t h i Tf C corner than he may have : CIUB fail back to fifth place. It was year keeping his club in the race not that Pittsburgh was so much weaker than the year before, hut that St. Louis, Brooklyn and New York suddenly displayed improvement and pushed past tho Pirates. This year Ena has a team considered on the fringe of the pennant contenders. Blocking his way to tho pennant, however, are four tough ball clubs, and below yawns the depths ot the second division. Ens was a third baseman in his playing days, but probably never had a tougher task guarding tho hot corner than he may have this WRESTLING RESULTS Cue Artist Reviews His Field Here Layton, Talks as He Exhibits Fancy Shots. ''Interest in billiards is much better in general over the United States than it has been for several years," said Johnny Layton of Sedalia, Mo., as he played in exhibition Tuesday afternoon and evening at the Cosmopolitan billiard hall "Thousands of persons were turned away this year at the national billiard tournament." Mr. Layton was nine times holder of the three cushion billiard championship of the work] and was a former holder of the world's pocket, billiard title. Plays Billiards Here. The. cue artlat displayed his ability at billiards here, tho he siid afterward he believed he should have played pocket-billiards, since the interest here seemed greater (n that game. He played in competition against Billy Hicks of Mason City who shot what Mr. Layton termed a "nice game." "Billiards is just another day';, work with me, tho," the Missouri expert said, "But the season is about SIMMONS SIGNS 1931 CONTRACT Earnshaw Reports for Work With Athletics; Mack's Roster Is Complete. PHILADELPHIA, April 10. UP}-Now that Al Simmons, leading batsman of the American league has signed his contract and Pitcher George Earnshaw hag reported to the club apparently in good physical condition, the Philadelphia Athletics were ready with a full roster 1- nday for the opening of the 1931 campaign next week. Both Simmons, who was not considered by Manager Connie Mack as a holdout, and Earnshaw about whom reports of illness had been circulated, worked out with thp team yesterday at Shibe park. Neither Simmons nor Manasrer Mack would reveal the salary that the slugging outfielder will draw or the length of the contract. One report said the agreement was for one year at ?30 000- an- Was f ° r three RAPIDS, Mich., April 10 -- a hundred aspirants to mat honors, survivors in Thursday's preliminaries and quarter finals of the Natonal A. A. U. wrestling- tournament, were prepared to go thru it all again today with champion- snips m the seven classes at stake Three defending champions came thru Thursday's rounds unscathed Bobby Pearce of Oklahoma A. and M. college, 125 pound champion, gained a decision over Dallas Stewart, University of Michigan, lowans Draw Byes. All but four of the lowann entered in the National A. A. U. wrestling- tournament which started here Thursday afternoon with 21 matches, drew byes in the preliminary round and two oj the four who competed In the afternoon were victorious. Laurel Morford, Cornell college freshman, won from a tough opponent, Albert Huber of the German- American Athletic cluh of New York City, and DeLoas Osburn, another Cornell freshman, formerly of Perry high, threw ICarence Smith Hamlin Park Athletic club, Chicago in 2:30. The fall was the result of a double wristlock. Cornell Frosh Lose. Gordon Ellison, another Cornell freshman, and Victor Stroever o£ Clarion, were the two losers from Iowa in the afternoon. The former had a. hard battle with Louis Put- rim, New York Athletic club, but was outpointed, 8 to 5, in a featureless bout, Ellison's defeat was the result of an attempt for a headlock which he missed, thus permitting his opponent to get behind and score five points. Ellison and Put- rim are 135 pounders. Streevcr was unfortunate In tho draw and opposed Joseph Sapora, former Big Ten 115 pound champion, now competing for the New York Athletic club, in the preliminary round. Sapora was too strong and knew too much for the Clarion boy, the former going behind twice for 10 points to the lowan's none. iilovvt Wins. ZIgmond LItowt, who holds the 115 pound title, threw Peter Thompson of the Grand Rapids Y. M. C. A., in less than two minutes In his quarter final bout. LItowt wrestles under colors of the New York Athletic club. Harold Phillips, unattached, of New York, holder of the 115 pound title, gained a decision over Minford Costner of Oklahoma A. and M., to go into the semifinals. New York A. C., has six entrants in the semifinals. Oklahoma A. and M. quaified three and Michigan State college and University of Indiana two each. BOXING CARD For 8:30 o'clock Friday night at tho armory. Don-Hampton, Mason City, vs. Kid John, Mason City, in 6 rounds, "Tuffy" Anderson, Charles City, vs. Gordon SUnvart, Don's, in G rounds. ' "Battllng"Grogan, St. Paul, vs. Kid Lchr, Waterloo, in 6 rounds. Leonard Johnson, Forest City, vs, Joe Waldeen, Fairmont, Minn, in 0 rounds. George- Kriegor, Mason City, vs. Hod Held, Waterloo, in 4 rounds. Clarence Cork, Grafton, vs. tewls Manor, Manly, in 4 rounds. Valle Kline, Grafton, vs. Ralph Johnson, Albert Lea, Minn., In 4 rounds. Chris Kramer, Swalcflalc, vs. Jim Wray, Dougherty, in 3 rounds. Walter Bork, Grafton, vs. Battling Nelson, Greene, In S rounds. Billy Light, St. Paul, Minn., will referee all bouts. TIGER SQUAD NOW DOWN TO 28 MEN DETROIT--A 2S man Detroit Tiger squad arrived home this morning after two months of training on the west roast in which they engaged in 31 exhibition games. At least two pitchers and an outfielder still are to be pruned from the squad before the June 15 dead-line SELECTS ALLISON TO PLAY OPENING ROUND IN MEXICO Tennis Association Plans to Place Campaign in Young Hands. By HERBERT W. BARKER NEW YORK, April 10. OT)--The United States Lawn Tennis association has turned to the rising generation in its campaign to regain the Davis cup, held since 1927 by France's musketeers of the racquer Twenty year old Francis X. Shields of New York and 10 year old Sidney B. Wood of the University of Arizona, definitely have been selected to represent this country in the first round cup tlo with Mexico and also for the second round series with Canada, granting that 1 Mexico is defeated, Allison to Play. Against Mexico, the two youngsters will have the aid of the youthful "veterans," Wilmer Allison of Austin, Texas, a member of several recent American Davis cup teams. Their companions in the battle With Canada will be selected.Iater. The Mexican series will bo played at Mexico City May l, 3 and 5. If victorious, the Americans then will move to Montreal to meet Canada May 21, 22 and 23. Play for First Time. Neither Shields nor Wood haa played Davis cup tennis but both played brilliantly in American tournaments last summer. Shields, who is ranked nationally at No. 2, recently defeated the Frenchmen Jean Borotra and Christian Boussus. Wood, who is ranked No. 4, already has gained recognition as one of tho foremost strategists in the gome. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON--"Count" George Zary- noff, Ukrania, threw Pat McKay, Memphis, two out of three (McKay 20 seconds;! Zarynoff 37 minutes and 4 minutes). PARTH AMBOT, N. J.--Gus Sonnenberg, Boston, threw Arpad Szucs, Hungary, 6:40. JERSEY CITY, N. J.--Qua Sonnenberg, Boston, threw Young- Sampson, Jersey City, .two out of three (40 minutes, 5 minutes). BETHLEHEM, Pa.--Jim McMillen, Chicago, threw George Tregos 1 Greece, 30 minutes. Mr. Layton started his present tour Aug. 15 in Mexico City. He traveled thru California and up to Vancouver; thru the northern states and Canada to the New England states; down the east coast as far as. Richmond, Va., and then west again thru Kentucky and Tennessee to Chicago. He has Wisconsin to tour before completing the season about April 15.. Interest Keen In West. "Interest in billiards 13 keen around 'Frisco and in Oregon," he said. ''In New England, where it has always been good, "it was very bad this year. Indiana and Illinois lacked interest but Michigan was way ahead of former years." This was Mr. Layton's fourth trip to Mason City. He appeared hero when the Cosmopolitan was opened some 22 years ago. Ho appeared here also in 1914 and in 1919, tbo he was not sure of the exact date. About 200 persons witnessed the afternoon exhibition and about 250 attended in the evening. He was scheduled to appear at Manly and Northwood but canceled the engagements. SENATORS TO SEND LISKA TO ARM "DOC" WASHINGTON--The Senators have about decided to send Ad Usltn. to Youngstown for treatments to his sore arm. The» subway nail hurler thinks his present difficulty might be similar to that he had in 1027, when a physician removed the soreness by snapping a back muscle into place. HELENE MADISON TO TRY FOR RECORD Ifi CLEVELAND, April 10. (,T-Seventeen year old Helen Madison, who holds 15 American women's swimming records, won't be satisfied until she has some more. She was scheduled to try for No. 16 in the Cleveland Athletic club pool Friday night. The Seattle swimmer established her fifteenth record at Toledo last night when she swam the 250 yard free style in 3:02, 2 2-5 seconds better than the former record held by Josephine McKim of the Los Angeles Athletic club. LOMPT delirtrg from. - yard CORA COAL at $7.00 per too cash PHONE ggg Fireside Fuel Co. DOES YOUR CAR SHIMMY? If so, take advantage of our wheel and axle alignment service. PUEB INSPECTION BRAKE DRUM RECONDITIONING (Your Brakes Are No Better Than Their Drums) WE SPECIALIZE IN BENDIX AND HYDRAULIC BRAKES Special Prices This Month RUSSELL BRAKE SERVICE 20 SECOND ST. S. W. ONCE -A-YEAR Pine count Broadcloths. All colors--Whites, Blues, Tans-and stripes. Full cut, fine stitching, pearl buttons. All sizes, All sleeve lengths. This is our annual Shirt Event, and the Values make everybody "sit up and take notice." You need ShirtJ for the long summer months--and here's a big, big, buying chance. Here are Shirt that break M previous records I

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