The Gazette from Montreal, Quebec, Canada on November 4, 1927 · 20
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VOL. CLVI. No. 264 20 THE GAZETTE. MONTREAL, FRIDAY .NOVEMUEll 4. GANADIENS DASHED THROUGH FASTEST . PRACTICE OF YEAR Speed' Again Dominant Factor .in Play of Last Season's - Semi-Finalists ;. GAUDREAULT FITTING IN Former Local Amateur. Im ' ressiye--Esrke. Recruit s Defence Player, Popular With Railbirds . Canadians went through what "was probably the best workout the National Hockey, League club; has experienced ' this " season when ..' they travelled at toi speed during', the noon hour practice at the Forum yes-tAday, The workout, was witnessed by the customary' flock of fans, who left at the end of the practice entirely satisfied with the prospects. Martin Burke, defence player from Port Arthur, was again in the spotlight. Built on the lines of Dune Munro, of the Maroons, Burke plays a game that Is similar to the form of the former Canadian Olympic captain. He uses his weight fairly, but with telling effect, onrushlngr forwards frequently bouncing oft him in a manner which takes away speed. Leo Gaudreault. popular, amateur here for the past few seasons, fits into the picture . better with each practice and the impression of the Canadien followers Is that he will make the grade. Gaudreault, as followers of amateur hockey In Montreal well know, is a player of vast experience, who test when the need is greatest. It was this smart left winger who rallied the Eanque Canadienne Natiohale team In the pinches in their stiff tussles towards the championship of tho Bankers' League In past seasons. A fast, swerving skater, with an excellent shot, Gaudreault plays his position well and is capable of tying up bis check when forced back on the defensive. - . Jjeo Lafrance, from Duluth, possesses speed, but his . chief attribute is his ability to notch goals. He can pick the corners neatly, a trick which made him one 'of the most 4 feared shots in the old Central League and the American Association. It is apparent that Manager Cecil Hart will again rely on the catapulting speed of Ma players and the deft sticKhandllng of such stars as Morenz, Joliat and Pete Lepine to , carry the Canadiens to or near the top this season. Speed Is the dominant factor in the play of all the members of the team, with the exception of Martin Burke, who is - siower than his teammates, but who possesses a sufficiently high flight to serve the purpose. His steady blocking makes up for what he lacks in the way of dash and, with a group of fast forwards and defence men, Oanadiens can afford to use one or two players noted for their defensive ability as they have all the hockey, "sprinters' they need. - Manager Hart announced that the team would leave for Stratford on Monday night, and play there on Wednesday. Stratford is the home ,??W euMorenz- The eam will visit Kitchener, the home of Hains-Worth. and mnv lain, m ... nlbition game in that city. - : 1 ' - 1,000 Saw Leafs Practise , rr,2-- November 3. More than 1,00 railbirds attended the first public practice of he Toronto Maple Leafs at Arena Gardens today. The squad of players were divided into two teams, with a mixture of veterans and recruits on each side and peppy practice game was Indulged in. ,The side composed feif Roach, in goal; Day and Ramsay on the defence, with Primeau, McCaffery and Bailey on the front line, outscored their opposition 10 to 3. Clarke in goal; Smith and Gorman on the defence, and Carson, Patterson and Keeling on the forward line, composed the losing aide. The game was played under the new National Hockey League rules, with Alex. Romerll officiating. This resulted in numer-; ous' arguments cropping up concerning the offside rule, which has been changed considerably from last season. JACK KEARNS THREATENS Stated That" He Would Show Frank "Manny. Lefebvre is at tawa University and will cot available regularly. The stuenco these four players will leavw pretty bad hole In the local Intermediate team and ir the enters the big loop agaiu it will have to be with practically a nur outfit. ;v . . SPOILING O'FARRELL i Managership Proving" Too Heavy for Cards' Catcher St. Louis, Mo,' November S. Bob O'Farrell may not manage the St. Louis Cards in 1928, although he probably, will remain in a Cardinal uniform. President Sam Breadon announced today. , - - "I do not want ' to spoil a good catcher by .keeping on his shoulders the responsibilities of management," Breadon said. "Perhaps the management worries had something' to do with O'Farrell having an unfortunate year., "Measured by results which Is the only fair thing to .do, you must consider O'Farrell a successful manager, for he led the team through all its troubles and won more games than the club won in 1926. "But spoiling a great catcher, -the best in the business, is an expensive way. of having a leader. It js easy to get a manager. There are plenty of them. ' But it is difficult, almost impossible, to get a star player, to replace one who Is lost. For that reason .1 am uncertain as to whether f want O'Farrell to again have the Vorries of a manager." Bill McKechnie, O'Farrell's assistant last year, has been merit ioned as O'Farrell's possible successor.' a'HAGEN CONQUERED sHiT0MMY ARMOUR FOR SEMI-FINAL PLACE TO START WORK ON BASEBALL STADIUM chitect. Will' Have Charge of Plans and Construction - George1 Stallings, owner and manager of -the Jersey ' City f Baseball Club,-which will be transferred te Montreal for next season, stated last Defending Professional Champion Demonstrated His-Ability When Under Fire TRIUMPHED BY?4 AND 3 Winner Will Match Strokes With Al. Espinosa, Who Defeated Morte Dutra -' Other Results (By Associated Press.) Dallas, Tex., November 3. In a classic battle of champions, Walter Hagen conquered Tommy Armour today for a semi-finalist position in his fight, to regain for the fifth time the titular laurels of' the Professional Golfers' ? Association. -. t Hagen, the defending pro champion, demonstrated once more his abilities when under Are, in eliminating the American aid Canadian open champion, 4 and 8. 4 Tomorrow "the Hals", will match strokes against Al. Espinosa, the witf Chlcsgoan, who defeated Morte Dutra, of Tacoma. . Dutra went down gamely, losing his match one down on the 36th green after a sensational rally, in which he won seven holes Inearth Rrnum I anrteMrto flr.iln a row, of Elmsford,. N.T and John Golden, of Patterson, N.J.. are the othejr. seml-flnaltsts.' Turnesa eliminated Gene Sarazen, of New York, former open, champion, 8 and 2, and Golden turned back Frances Gallet, of Wauwatosa, Wis., 4 and 2. Golden traded the lead all day with Gallet, and finally pulled ahead on the last nine holes. Hagen triumphed over Armour by getting an early lead and hanging on doggedly, maicmng tne open a 80 foot putt Armour continued toi b wild at the seventh, hooking to the rough behind Wes, muffing hla out hi he foliage and taking a, five to give Hagen his fourth, straight hole ana mane nun uiree. up. i Taking full advantage of 4 his moment of unsteadiness, Hagen played unbeatable golf the remainder of the match, counteracting any momentary lapses In hfa game wKh atreaka of; Inspired brilliance which kept Tommy down under. Armour worked the count against him, to one hole by win- j nmg tne nmtn ana me iweinn, oui Hagen birdied the thirteenth to go two up, halved the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth and then birdied the teventcenth and eighteenth to finish the morning round tour-up. Fin the afternoon Armour reduced his handicap to two holes' by winning the 8th and I5th with para, but Hagen won the 27th and S&th to go tour-up again asd they both shot four birdies in a row to finish tha match at the thirty-third. One of the largest galleries that over saw a match In Texas followed the Hagen-Armour match and al times formed a circle of humanity from the tee to the green and be again. . Turnesa, like Hagen. won his match, by running his opponent out of holes. Sarazen succeeded in squaring, the match several tlmea. but was unable to gain a lead on Turnesa at any time. Turnesa had a 75 in the morning round and was headed for a T4 in the afternoon while' Snrasen had to be satisfied with 78 in the morning nd had a chance for the same figure In the afternoon. , : Dutra, an his match with Espinosa, waa six down at the sixteenth tee in the morning, but he shot a birdie, a par and a birdie to regain tihree, holes. Starting the afternoon round, he eol-lected three more birdies and forced Espinosa to concede a bole before the Chicago veteran could check him. Dutra was one up at tha 22nd, but Espinosa won "the next three to go two up. Dutra won the twenty.stxth and they halved the next, entering the back nine with the dhicagoan one iip The twenty-ninth and thirtieth were Dutra'a and he was one up. " ' Espinosa squared it at the' thirty, second, but Dutra shot a par three at the thirty-third and was one up again. - Espinosa squared It again at the next .hole, and they halved in fours at the thirty-fifth. Dutra found a trap on the thirty-sixth and the match ended. Golden and Gallet were fairly even all day. They finished all square in the morning and - traded holes most of the afternoon. Golden finally forged to the front by win ning the 31st. 32nd, 83rd and 34th holes. - Goodfellow Hockey Team Members of the hockey team of. the firm of George C. Goodfellow met and elected their officers as follows for this season; . Honorary - president, George C. Goodfellow; president and manage, Albert Huneault; vlee-presldents, H. Vincent and Edmond Huneault: secretary-treasurer, j A. uenois; directors. Emtio Huet, Art. Marchees- eault, and Alph. Belangeri captain, Jos. Filteau; assistant captain, Mex V. Bougie; coach, Albert St. Onge. night that work on the construction , champion shot .for shotfand finally of the Stadium on Delorlmier avenue ! running him out ot holes by halving would be started at once. ' Joseph th ixteenth, when h was dormie Brown, well-known landscape architect from Rochester, arrived in Montreal yesterday morning and spent The break in the match came on the fourth green - m the momine; round when Armour stymied himself most of the day at the site of the; after taking the third to be one up. new baseball grounds. , on the fourth green Armour and Joseph Brown wilt start a gang of ' Hagen both had fairly easy putts for men at worktoday laying out the Uour tut Armour was away and diamond, and making preparation Vr htt0ove the cup, m9 put missed th tyle-dra!n!ng the portion of theVcup ana r0Hed behind Hagen's ball ground where the skinned infield will ! f or a dead stymie which he failed to be. The grounds will be laid out In ; jdi 0ver. turtle-back style, which will serve? break coat Tommy any chance well for draining purposes. - he might have had of .beating the The stands will be staked out, and! fleadly Hagen., for Armour found a as soon ns.it Is decided whether tho ,,, nn fhn nott hole ajid was un- structure will be of, steel or concrete . abl- t0 eat the birdie two which Is decided, work will be commenced in its erection. Mr. Brown will remain in Montreal Until the work la completed. , John Conway "Toole, president "of the International Baseball - League, was George Stalling'S guest In Montreal yesterday afternoon. He placed his stamp itt approval on. all thajt has been done by George Stallings, and was most optimistic over the outlook for baseball In Montreal. John Morris, president, and Frank Donnelly, secretary . of the Jersey City Club, were also visitors in Montreal. The party returned to New York last night. .Walter achieved at number 8 with! SUITS - COATS - SHIRTS ; Tallorcd-to-Mcasurc ; J "JACK"BROHMAN , . Men's Wear, Specialties; Room 808 .... Mappln A Webb Bids. I'An. 5768 K Musical Hour at rausmanri's loraineCAFE 431 PHILLIPS SQUARE "Where Food 4 Tastes Good!" TO-NIGHT ; November 4th, 1927 '7 to 8 P.M. , M18ICAI. rilOGBAMMK Friday Evening. -, November 4th, 187. 1 F.M. I. Grssd Opera, "Werther" . Massenet Newman's Concert Trie 3. My Wild Irish Rote .... Aleot Mr. Audet, Tenor 8. The Bong of Rongn . . , , Mots Mm, Borkcr, soprano t. Jmt so Iv-Corred 8hsck , ' ' 24 e roan's Concert Trio 5. Ptlt Moon ......... logtm Mr. A. Backer, Baritone 6. Rlgoletto Verdi Mr. Audet, Tenor 7. T s Wild Rose . . . MseDowell Kewman's Concert Trio t, Herodlade ........ Msastnet Mr. A Beeker, Baritone 0, lei Pwheurs de Perles , , Bliwt Putt! Mm. Becker and Audet 10. Mntlcal Comedy, "My XSretni Girl" ......... . Herbert JUwnaa'i Conoort Trie Dempsey Up A Chicago, III., November-8; Jack Kearns, former manager of Jack Dempsey, said today he would con-1 slder no compromise or settlement' of his suit for 433.333.83 against the former world's heavyweight cham" pion, which is scheduled for trial in Trenton, N.J., November 15. - ' Kearns, leaving today for New Tork with Mickey Walker, after Walker's sensational one-round knock-out victory over Mike McTigue, said he had mustered 40 witnesses from Chlcege and California to testify in his behalf at the trial. . 1 "I am going to show Dempsey and Tex Rlrkard up In public," Kearns ,ald.."The inside stuff we will spring t this trial will be a sensation." ' - Tunney to See Game Princeton, N.J., ' November 8. Gene Tunney, heavyweight champion will be one of the 60,000 spectators who will witness the I'rlncoton-Ohlo Mate football game In Palmer Kta- dlum, if his present plans are carried out, it was learned today.' The champion, who will be in Trenton on Saturday morning to aid In the war memorial drive, plans to come to Princeton for the game In the afternoon. Announcement was made today that the ticket sal for the Tiger-Buckeye gam had retched 87.-000 and that 13,000 seats In the hue horseshoe of the stadium are (till available. , . Cornwall Hard Hit (Special to The Osteite.) Cornwall. November 8 Cornwall's O.If.A. team of lfiit year hi boon lilt hard and well "shot" of tits regulars. Kour have left for other fields of activity, leaving only Ainedra f'll-i n. Art and Mello Contnnt -ind Bob J'enny sa the nucleus of a new team. Joe Content was the first to depart, he going to Boston a rwmplo if weeks ko. Today Kalph Tllfon went to Windsor and Fsrrand Uelllu to Do trolt, each to figure In the ' western etcUon of the Canadian League. El " .". 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