The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on February 18, 1929 · 9
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The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California · 9

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Monday, February 18, 1929
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; vet 'Terms r Halts r Emanuel- JJzcudun Battle RowO wspecr3N OP HOKSE . The Hcuvu,'ca stacs Repeer at saaj djc? TcDAV. MONDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 18, 1929. POLOISTS DEFEAT RAN CHO SAN CARLOS SHOWDOWN ON MATCH TODAY Cub Advance Guard Arrives at Catalina Island HITCHCOCK ON LOSING SQUAD OSCAA ) ( Jh JlAiS, rss 1-" " 11 " 111 ' " W ?r ocNTsr" ' MIDWICK Promoter Doyle Offers Flat Guarantee or Percentage Emanuel Wants Privilege of Both Options for His End JTti'o Ofier Bouts Dangled as Bait for Jewish Heavy BY PAUL LOWRY The Eraanuel-Uzcudun heavyweight battle on the schedule here for April either makes or breaks today. , Charles Eman uel, father-manager of Armand, has delivered his ultimatum, and the fight hangs in the balance , with Matchmaker Hayden Wadhams and Promoter Jack Doyle Jiggling the scales. The verdict will be known tonleht As bait for the Uzcudun match the EMA.HUtU Olympic management offers Eman uel two other bouts both to precede the fight with the Basque. Emanuel la willing to sign for these two fights Immediately one with Earl Blue and the other with Bert Collma but a conflict over terms is holding up the big battle. And Doyle refuses the first two bouts until rmannrt sicma for L'rcudun. Vnr the .Uzcudun battle, which Promoter Jack Doyle will stage out cf doors at Wrigley ball park, he has offered Emanuel through Matchmaker Wadhams the choice nvmuulHnni One 18 tt'itfU.UUU gUMmwo, other 27 per cent of the gate receipts. . i NO 1FS AT ALU Snuel senior wants both guarantee- and option of the percent- He deadlocked with Wadhams after hours of debate Friday, and Anally delivered the ultimatum of guarantee and percentage or a flat guarantee of $30,000-110,000 more than the original offer by Wadhams. r, , , , . Wadhams retreated at this point, and there were no conferences Saturday. Yesterday the Emanuels with Tom Maloney, one of the seconds in the Loughran fight, spent the day at Noah Beery" ; trout paradise with a possible view to using it as a training camp. They stayed overnight, and will be back in the city this morning. It seems to be up to the Olympic management to make the match today or perhaps see it kissed off. Emanuel senior leaves for San Francisco tonight, and will stay until after the Walker-Willis fight on Friday. He expects to have several con-'(Continued on Page 11, Column 4) V fool DEMPSEY HAS BIS SHARE OF WORRIES AS TIME FOR MIAMI HEAVYWEIGHT GO DRAWS NIGH BY EDWARD J. NEIL ; Associated Press Sports Writer ' MIAMI BEACH (Fla.) Feb. 17. ft One of .the best dressed men in the entire South, the center of every gathering, hero of the "kids" and play-fellow o f the wealthy, brooded fitfully today about the dog track and casino where Jack Sharkey and Young Stribllng went through the dally process of preparing for their heavyweight embrog-lio ten days from tonight JACK. DEMPSEY . The big fellow with the bronzed face, keen black F BEN G0RCHAK0FF TWIG& WINNER IN TENNIS EVENT Ben Gorchakoff of the Los Angeles Athletic Club scored a clean sweep in the Los Angeles open tennis championships yesterday afternoon, which were brought to a close at the Harvard and Sixty-second-street playground courts. The Mercury star captured both the men's and mixed doubles finals yesterday. He had previously won the men's singles last week-end. Gorchakoffs doubles partners were Arthur Kussman and ' 3Iidre Gladman, the latter seventh ranking woman player in the Cnited States. Gorchakoff and Kussman. predicted easy winners - in the doubles, were . carried tQ (he five limit seta WHEN THE PURPLE HORSEMEN STOPPED TOMMY HITCHCOCK The world's greatest player bit off more than he could chew yesterday at the Mldwick Country Club. Tommy endeavored to lead his Rancho San Carlos riders to a victory over a Mldwick team captained by Winston Guest, second highest rating player in polo, but his team-mates fell down on their Jobs and Midwlck walked off with the game. Hitchcock is caught by the camera on the defensive, something new for Tommy. , Eric Pedley on the left and Winston Guest on the right of Tommy are pressing Hitchcock hard as he drives the ball back up the field. (Photo by Carroll.) , J1JOE eyes and restless mien, is Tack Dempsey standing on the outside as a promoter and looking in on the workings of two fighters with ill-concealed nervousness. The old Manassa mauler, not content with having promoted a battle that seemed destined for failure into a certain success financially, socially and flstically, would love to Jump into both of those rings and get the men ready for the fray himself. Now with the reins Tex Rick-ard dropped In death firmly in his hands, Dempsey is worrying about everything that can worry . a promoter. He is afraid of in-Jury to .both fighters. He looks daily at the arer now completed and ready to seat 35,000 in Flamingo Park, to be sure It's still there, and he haunts the afternoon workouts of the bat- , (Continued on Page 11, Column 4) against Ellsworth Vines and Sid Wood of Pasadena. In the mixed. Miss Gladman and Gorchakoff downed Miss Curtis and . Gerald Bartosh in two straight sets. Miss Gladys Patz successfully defended her city women's singles championship by eliminating Miss Virginia Piatt of Pasadena by a 10-864 score. The defending champion was forced to her best game to take the opener but steadied down to her brilliant driving tactics that resulted in an easier second frame eet and victory. The summary: Oo-rhkof! t)(" Kuman tfefntal Vines n? Wood. 4-6. 8-2. 5-7, 6-4. 6-4. Mm oUdmaa and (HrchitkoS defeated lll'Z Curtis nd Bartnth. A-2, 8-4. Mlw rw defeated aiiaa fUtt. 104. 6-4. -y ' - '-J ) lIliiiilllpA JIW MfflB WOTRgSW (ill pWIS i I ' ( ' , ?,srk L I' i ) 1 4 ' . ..r i .-.. .-.-,.,..Ji'... . -.1. .. -. ..A J- -i - i ilw-.A'.JWg"t IfjBSH aak-. 1, ,T?i "--mm - " 'I HOLLYWOOD STARS BEGIN SPRING TRAINING TODAY Turnout of Almost Fifty Athletes Expected to Greet Oscar Vitt on San Diego Diamond BY BOB RAY Hollywood's hustling Stars, who furnished a lot of excitement for Coast League fans in both halves of last year's race, turn out fifty strong today at San Diego to begin spring training and get in shape to provide a few more thrills for cash customers in Harry A. Williams's thriving baseball circuit. am ijane ana uscar vjw, ownerinrougn a inree-nour arm every and manager of the Sheiks, will be on hand to greet the record turn out of baseball performers at the Border City and the Hollywood bosses are confident that they'll put a team in the race that will give all concerned a tough battle this season. Vitt and Lane motored down to San Diego yesterday and announced before they left o s C A v i XT- that they plan to put the athletes f t JUNIOR NATIONAL HANDBALL TOURNAMENT STARTS TODAY First-round matches in the junior national ' four-wan handball championships are scheduled for noon today on the courts of the Los Angeles Athletic Club. Three singles matches and four doubles matches are billed lor the openinz round.. day to get them In shape for the coming campaign. The Stars will have to hustle and get in shape early for their first exhibition games will take place next Saturday and Sunday, with the Navy all-Stars supplying the opposition in the first contest and the Seattle Indians facing them in the Sabbath struggle. However,, the early exhibition dates aren't worrying the Stars for several of their players have been playing ball all winter and are In shape right now to start action as soon as some obliging umpire bellows -Play ban!" As the HoDywooders go into '. ; camp today Skipper Vitt is ' faced with two problems, which may be 'solved unexpectedly easily or may give the Star (Continued on Page 1L Column 5) Championship play will continue throughout the week, with finals scheduled for Saturday. One of the feature singles matches today will find Harry Le Goube, L.A.A.C, meeting Joe (Conlfnacd on fan 13, Column 71 MORRISON, HUNTER WIN OVER VON ELM, DR. HUNTER, 1 UP IN FRASER EXHIBITION PLAY BY EDWARD LAWRENCE . "Wee Willie" Hunter and "Big" Fred Morrison yesterday defeated Dr. Paul Hunter and George Von Elm. 1 up, in an eichteen - hole exhibition played at the Ann and ale Country Club for the benefit of Chick Fraser, former Midwlck Country Club professional. f . J I The match , I was the second staged for Fraser locally, and was arranged by Jack Malley, Annandale pro, ..rHfcO Morrison. who was formerly assistant to Fraser at Midwlck. Some 150 fans gallcried the match. , Dr. Hunter, one of the finest amateur golfers ever developed in Southern California and former president of the Call- SOCCER DOPE AS SCOTS Displaying brilliant efforts at all times but not outplaying their opponents Scots provided an upset when they handed the league-leading Hollywood eleven a 1-0 defeat in the feature game of the Los Angeles soccer program yesterday. The loss for the leaders does not materially affect their league title chances but the victory went down . as- one of the most popular ones ever registered on the Venice Boulevard field. IAA.C. tad aa tsi time winning mm fornla Golf Association, shot a 72, which was duplicated by "Wee Willie," president of the Southern California P.G.A. Von Elm and Morrison shot 75's. It was a batUe of the Hunters throughout. Dr. Hunter started the match by birdlelng the first two holes, but tht Montebello Park pro- squared the match on the fourth and fifth boles with consecutive birdies. Morrison, Mldwick Country Club professional, blrdled the seventh and tht professionals rounded the turn, 1 up. ' "Wee Willie's" par 4 on the fourteenth hole was good enough to win the hole. Dr. Hunter won the seventeenth with a 3. but halved the eighteenth and Morrison and Hunter won. 1 up. The cards: Par (Out) 454 444 443-38- Dr. Hunter .....344 444 44334. Von Elm 454 444 54337- W. Hunter 435 443 545-3772 (Continoed on Page 1L Column J) IS UPSET TRIM SHEIKS from the Pasadena squad. 5-1, the winners at all times being masters of the situation. Magyars took two points from Richfield Oil. winning 6-1, at the Rose Bowl. Vikings held the Sons to a scoreless- first half out cracked in the second session. Sons emerging Winers, 4-1. The teams In second and third place find thetmwlves tied for the third week with the only change being Hollywood's lead cut to four points. The race Rangers fell before the mighty (Continued on Pasa 1&, Column 1) HURLERS START WORKING TODAY Chicago Battcrymen Arrive for Spring Training Wrigley and Joe McCarthy A'urse Pennant Hopes Gabby Hartnett and Bride Shuttered With Rice . BIT BOB RAY Led by "Jinieer Joe" McCarthy, their . fightin' Irish manager, the advance guard of the Chicago Cubs i n c i u rung pitchers, catch-e r s, coaches, trainers, sports reporters, photographers and several wives-arrived at Catalina Island yesterday all readv to begin train ing today for a season which they hope will J wind up with them in the; world's series, j Skipper Mc- . OE. Carthy was in a cheerful mood as he walked aoh the gangplank to greet his boss, William Wrigley. Jr.. whose only worry about the Cubs now is how he's going to ward off all his friends who will want world's series tickets this fall when the Chicago park will only take care of about 40.000 fans. As I usually the case when the Cubs arrive out here In the sprlnp. Gabby Hartnett, peppery catcher, was the "big noise" of the party, but this ' time he had to xhare at least half of the limelight with hi brand new bride. Mr. and Mrs. Hartnett are making the trip -their honeymoon and the Cub players and the steamship Cata- Una orchestra gave the newly-weds a reception as they got on , the beat yesterday. Guy Bush, Cub pitcher, showed that he has plenty of control by knocking Gahby's hat off with a paper sack full of rice, while the or-chestra played "Here Comes the Bride." Included in the Cub advance guard were the following players: Pitchers Guy Bush. Mike Cvengros, Hal Carjson, Snipe Hanson. Ed Holley. Sheriff Blake. Bob Osborn. (Continued on Page 10, Column 2) ERNIE NEVERS QUITS JOB ON STANFORD GRID STAFF SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17. W Ernie Nevers, Stanford's all-Ameri-can football star, has resigned as an assistant coach at his Alma Mater and hereafter will devote his time entirely to professional base Wether by - Kay ser SHOE COMPANY STORE FOR MEN EXCLUSIVELY 536 W. Sixth Street OTHER STORES 727 South Broadway 6334 Hollywood Boulevard 715-719 South Flower Street 476 East Colorado, Pasadena 1151 Sixth St, San Diego The Ilaig US Tan or black calfskin oxford made oo tho famous Johnston & Murphy Haig last-here, sir, is a remarkable shoe! SHOES MARK THE MAN Purple Horsemen Win Tilt by 9-7 Score Guest and Pedley Star for Victorious Four Record Crowd Watches High Goal Stars Play BY FRANK ROCHE It Is a rare day, indeed, when the polo team that the Incomparable Tommv Hitchcock plays on, has to take one on the chin. But such a day was yesterday at the Midwlck Country Club field. While 13.-000 Southland fans who jammed every nook and cranny of the field looked on. the great Tommy and his Rancho San Carlos po- LADDIE 3 A IN K O R-CT loists bowed to ..... the superior polo playing of a Mld-nrirt rvninrrv club four captained by Winston Guest, by a 9-to-7 score. Guest, who ranks seco'-d to lommy In polo circles, and roung Eric Pedley. the Whke Knight of west coast polo, were the main reasons that Tommy's team bowed their heads in defeat In one of the most thrilling games of polo ever staged oo the Midwlck field It wasn't Tommy's fault that his tear- lost yesterday. Hitchcock was a polo champion at all times, but he couldn't do it all. and his team-mates, Willie Te-vls, Jock Whitney and AveriD Ilarriman, were about as much h,ln a wooden soldiers dur- Irj a greater part of the game. ; Tevls played Tommy's position -when he should have been tak- " ing care of the goal-tending job, j . Ilarriman was away off his regular game, and Whitney was , nothing to write he authorities . about PEDLEY STARS Oa top of that. Guest, Pedley and Laddie Sanford played a cracking game of polo for the Mldwick team. Pedley never looked . better in his life. Young Eric was in on top of Hitchcock throughout the tilt and time after time Pedley got a big band from the bleachers when he got the ball from the famous American ace. Guest the only nine-goal player (Continued on Page 10, Column S) ball. Nevers, a pitcher with the San Francisco Missions of the Coa4 League, reports for spring training tomorrow at Stockton. As assistant baseball coach at Stanford be wduld have bad to stay on the campus for a couple of months yet. Jfv I t4- f '

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