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SOUTHTOWN ECONOMIST. TUESDAY. APRIL 21. 1931 SCW A Full of Sports COVERING ALL FIELDS Every Tuesday and Friday Remember the Numberl ENGLEWOOD 1400 We Want Your News nn 9 A STAGE EVENT TOBEHEL E1M3TH 700 High School Athletes Will Compete in 27th Annual Classic The 27th annual Stags track and field interscholastic will be held at the University of Chicago on June 12 and 13. Director A.

A. Stage announced Friday. Greatest of the country's prep meets, the interscholastic will bring some 700 or more of the outstanding high school track stars into competition. Last year's meet was very much of a Hoosier affair, so far as the leading team scores were concerned. Froebel high of Gary, won with S3 points; Brazil, was second with 40 points; Oak Park, 111., was third, and Kokomo, fourth.

One hundred and fifty schools from 23 states entered 664 men in the meet. The academy division was eliminated last year and will not be included in this year's program. The Stags interscholastic produces performances comparable with the best college meets and the competition has been the proving ground of many athletes who later won collegiate and Olympic fame. Individuals from obscure places on the map annually provide the outstanding contestants. The tennis Interscholastic will be held June 9 and 12.

This meet is not national in scope, being confined to high schools of the Chicago metropolitan area. Joe Prelli, Carmel Grid Coach, Dead Joe Prelli, 27 years old. football coach at Mt. Carmel high school for the past two years, died Saturday night at the Chicago Open Air sanitarium following an illness of several months resulting; from influenza and pneumonia. Funeral services were held yesterday morning at the St.

Clara church. 64th st. and Woodlawn ave. Prelli's body was sent immediately after the services to Oakland, where his parents reside. Before coming 1 to Mt.

Carmel. Prelli. who was unmarried, was a star backfield man on the Notre Dame 1925 and 1927 football teams. While at the South Bend school he entered into many student activities among them being the Glee club, with which he was a soloist. Notre Dame Star Prelli came to Mt.

Carmel three years ago to succeed Tom Rlordan as head grid coach. His Southtown debut was the talk of the local sports world at the time because of the reputation he had built up for hi air-elf as a halfback at Notre Dame. It was said of Prelli that he could charge faster and harder than any man in the Middle West at the time. When Prelll was taken to the hospital about a month ago, Norman Barry, De La Salle football mentor and also a former Notre Dame player, cited an Interesting and sad Incident in the little Italian's collegiate career. Recalls Grid Tragedy During a practice scrimmage in 1325 the late Knutc Rocknc was endeavoring to teach some of the tounger and less experienced players the rudiments of tackling.

Because of his reputation is a ball carrier Prelli chosen as the man whom the were to itop. On one play Prelli charged exceptionally hard. for Prelli. and a young lineman named Powers, rushed in to stop the Carmel mentor, suffered a broken neck from the force of the Impact nnd later died of the injurv. Trie incident practically rtilnrd Prelli career.

Barry and other friends state, and he took a lengthv trip abroad in an effort to forget the tragedy. In Chteasn Prelli at 1321 E. 53rd MAROONS ELECT MAT AND I A CAPTAINS Ralph will lead the University of Chicago swimming team next year. Carl Gabel has been elected captain of the wrestling team. Both captains will be Juniors next year.

Earlandson swims in the 100 and 220 yards free style events. Gabel. an end on the football team, wrestles in the 165 pound class. GARWELL RAMBLERS TO HOLD DANCE SATURDAY Garwell's Ramblers will hold their annual spring dance Saturday night at the South Side Masonic temple. Teams wishing to book games with the Ramblers are asked to call Harry Radcllfle 0251 between 6 and 7 p.m.

600 Preps To Compete At Urbana A field of 600 high school athletes will compete for the state and individual championships In the 37th annual interscholastic track and field meet to be held at the University of Illinois. Urbana. May 15 and 16 In co-operation with the Illinois State High School Athletic association. State golf and tennis finals will be held at the same time. The young athletes will earn the right to compete by qualifying In district meets which will be conducted by the state association.

The Chicago and Southtown district meet will be held on May 2, probably at Soldier flcld. in charge of August Pritzlofl of the Chicago Public School Athletic league. A traditional background of intercollegiate events and other entertainment will be provided for the interscholastic. Hosei university of Japan and Michigan will meet Illinois in baseball, and a Michigan-Illinois track meet will be run ofl in conjunction with the interscholastic meet. The program will have as its climax the student circus with 700 performers.

The program Is as follows: FRIDAY. MAY IS 9 a. m. or 1 p. m.

(to be announced) -Golf preliminariei. 1 p. preliminaries. 1:15 p. and neld prtlimlnarlss and lemi-flnsls.

3:4 p. Hosei (Japan) and Illinois. SATURDAY. MAY 1C 0 a. traclt msat.

Golf and ttnnis finals. 10 a. track meet, Michigan and Illinois. 3 p. Michigan Illinois.

7 p. circus. OPEN FRIDAY Although the majority of City league high school learnt will gel into action today trio of of Calumet will not open their season until Friday afternoon when they will attempt to turn back strong Fenger nine. Ed Powers, above, i probably occupy the slab ing curves, to Mike Dorocke, lower first string backstop. i i burdens i rest mainly on the shoulders of Bob Bloom, lower right.

CONTINUE PLAY IN PEREZ PIN LEAGUE FOR TITLE TONIGHT Competition for the Edward J. Barrett trophy will be resumed tonight at the Highland Recreation alleys by the Father Perez Knights of Columbus a bowlers. The scries tonight will bring the Schroeder-Thompson a ap against the William H. McDon- nells. The latter team is division champion and the the former is tltleholder of the classification.

Rolling a total score of 2,667 against their opponents 2,621. the Schroeder-Thompson team defeated the division championship Klinger Letter five last week. Sabina Team Wins C. O. F.

Pin Crown One of the most bitter and hotly contested fights for a Southtown xiwllng championship came to a close at Queen's Recreation alleys ast week when the St. Sabina team two games from Englewood while St. Edward was being trimmed by St. Augustine, to win the title In the South Side Catholic Order of Foresters league. St.

Sabina won 43 games and lost 26, a mere game ahead ff Edward, who took 42 tilts and dropped 27. Englewood finished third with 40 victories and 29 losses. Final standings: W. 1. t.t.

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190 J. lied .1. a i A .1 i R. Koranda fiT i I 1 8 7 I 179 1 7 7 177 1 7 17R ALL AMATEUR NINES MAY ENTER MANOR SHOP LOOPS Entrv to the baseball leagues being organized by the Manor Sports shop, 1638 W. 79th Is open to all teams using players who are not members of any professional or semiprofessional teams, according to Clay Willingham, manager.

Each candidate must register the team on which he intends to play and is restricted wholly to that aggregation in the two leagues. ST. PAUL CHURCH PIN LEAGUE CLOSES SEASON Following a custom of many years the St. Paul Union church closed its bowline season last Wednesday night with a banquet at the Hyde Park hotel. The "Princeton" was awarded the first-place Winners of the winning squru are Dr.

Charles M. Baron, C. Bradley. T. B.

Olst, O. Htppes and M. G. Clam. WOODLAWN FINISHES FIRST IN SOUTHTOWN LEAGUE Winning 70 games and losing but 27, the Woodlawn Trust and Savings bank team took the Southtown Bankers Bowling league title with a .707 percentage.

The Stock Yards banks were second with 66 games won and 33 lost for .667 percentage and the Chicago City Bank and Trust company finished third with 61 games won and 38 lost for percentage of .616. Final season standings were: TEAM STANDINGS W. Woo.llann Tr a Stock Yards rih ThiciiKo City IU. Tr. Co.

1 Kntr. Tr. i Sa. a i Stair Itsnk Drovers a i a a S', IVt. a Ilk.

Tr. Co. Banktrs Sprcinl Oommonw'lth Tr. Sav. Ilk Halsttd Mstr a trlr A a Chirag-o City Dk.

Tr. Co 2 2 JONES AND BAUMRUCKER PIN MEET COMES TO END Jones and Baumruckcr 5th annual men's bowling tournament finished Wednesday night at the Lawndale alleys, 22nd nnd Troy i TOO bowlers competing. Jack Whltchcad who managed the tournament for the Jewelers, onc- inatcd and conducted It under the "entcr-and-bowl-as-oftcnshrdl nunn "enter and bowl as ou-plrasr" plan which rnrt i comment by all bov.I- erj. SALMAGUNDI WITH THE OIL AND PEPPER By GRAHAM "COZY" DOLAN GRAHAM DOLAN ST. RITA CLUB WILL HOLD FIST SHOW TONIGHT As an added attraction to the jubllcp celebration of the paiish.

the St. R1U Athletic club will prcrcnt an Plght-bout boxlnp; show toniqht at the parish g.vmnasium, f3rd ft. nnd Washtenaw a in honor of James F. Grren pa.stor. Ted Bogan.

Eddie Hoffman. Mnk Marek, Clyde Davis and John Hrt- tinger are some of the fighters will appear on thp card. MYLINSKI AND ANDERSON IN ST. RAPHAEL WINDUP Leo Myllnski and Vlck Anderson will appear In wlndup of a bout amateur fight show Thursd-w night at the St. Raphael school hall under the sponsorship of the Catholic Knlnhts of America of the parish.

The proceeds of the show he turned over to the St Vincent dr Paul society for distribution among KK ntfdv families of the Damn. Gossip and Mahoncy. who has been tutoring the lads out at Leo high school in all branches of athaletiks. i the school soon, rumor hath it. nnd will be i Cronin.

former St. Rita mentor Mabel a the gal i I doc-; stufl i Sells-Flotc circus, is one of our Southtown men a local hotel fired rm- plo a them aRcnt, a free rent and free food for all four v.n:= too much of a burden on the pocketbook of the owner when thr lights all went out on Jcffery in the 71st st. block the other the Conimonv.calth Edison company receded more than 30 calls in less than 20 minutes from irate customers people are skeptical about that nine-cent gasoline the big companies me putting out the 'ale of baseball equipment 1., not as Inrge last a at this tune i aren't ar. many Illinois l.ccn. ri being sold either.

PaMrv are to hr quitr thr thin; frr irrar r. ith i and tarinus rnl- nrnl mils most of thr public a rtrcidril tn Mirk tn hr.Msr and miniature Rolf summer a euy made a brl thr other day that thr Boston Bratrs wimhl (mhh in the first ilUisinn this car the recently flrnl kin; of said to he thr owner of millions of dollars north of real estate In the United States didn't know It until thr other day but Mayor Cermak Is (lie first man to be rleetrd to that office who naa not born In the United Stairs a cur wi know predicts that arrhrry will brcome the American pastime for kids players named Moore are srtrral major league clubs this year Including thf Urds. Alh- Irtirs. Cubs, Robins. Cardinals am! i Sox (irnr I is to hr a hook on ancient boxing and has been hob' nobbing with Egyptian archaeologists to gather some much needed material he has refused to hire a ghost.

A well-known brand of cigarettes has changed the blend of its tobacco, rumor reports, in order to attract a greater number of women smokers the results have been excellent Clement Nance, former alderman of the "th ward, is still on the waiting list of the South Shore Country club they say Thorne Smith's "The Night Llfr of the Gods" Isn't as good as "Topper" the theaters arc haung lot.sa trouble keeping kids from sneaking in to see "Adult Only' 1 pictures we met girl the other day who, until we Informed her differently, thought that motion picture operators still cranked the projection machines a recent to Hollywood informed us that Joan Crawford, our is not as good looking as the movies would indicate she also told us that despite the movie city's blank reputation rome 30.000 people attended an Easter morning church sen, tec at 3:30 o'clock tn the Hollywood boxxl did ou know that there arr more spring furs being sold this year than last' Thr original of that plrturr of jours trulv shonrcl crows frrl a our hut Hank Ros- rnitrin was rnough lo rr- them a guy xvantrrl to know thr other dav r. JIH relation to tlir "(OTT" DnUn of grand jury, night and Iflfl a rlertrie rlork don't as nui Ihr.T usrd to mrnlulks don't thr ronfruilon of thr late C'onan Dojlr's medium rrrrntl.T stalrd that hr uas a fakr don't grt thr Idra. that thr rops won't pinrh TOU for sprrdlng on Outrr dr. hr- r.iusr thry will a curious out-of-town youth asked us thr other day whether there really nax much graft going on In our rlty hall whether It Is original with Mm or not we don't know but Mert Ltadbctler calls It thr Chicago Steal Works It Is said that some of the leading orchestra leaders In town casting an anxious toward the increasing popularity of Clyde McCoy somr folks say It Is brrautr his hand sounds Ihlng Ilkr that of Guy and Carmen Lombardcs tht llli- PUIIDPUMIMCC WILL BEGIN PLAY MAY 2 League to Meet Tonight; Two Divisions Formed in Southtown First-round play in the Church A.A. iiascball league will open Saturday, May 'J.

when -4 chinch ball clubs throughout the city i compete for honors. While a number of nlnps have signed up, there are openings in the divisions, and churches desiring to enter teams are requested tn send reprcscntathcs to a meeting which will be held tonight at 7:30 o'clock in room 303, 109 N. Dearborn Et. Plans been mudp to have four divisions, one on the North side, onn on the West side, a south-rentral section and a Washington park division. Each team will play every other nine In its illusion three times during the Sectional winners will receive trophies, and will compete for the city title, while second place teams In each division will receive Individual medals.

Among the clubs who will play In the circuit Is Drcxel Park Presbyterian. Inst year's champions of the Church A.A., who will open their first game at Ogdcn park, where they will meet Cahary Methodist Episcopal. Other teams who will play In the league arc: Covenant. Baptist, Brighton Mltsioii. Englewood Christian, Trinity, Austin Swedish Baptist, Third Presbyterian, United Evangelical Lutheran, In Ing Park Lutheran, Albany Park, nnd Lockwood Evangelical Lutheran.

Wildcat Net Team Will Visit Midway The University of Chicago tennis team, which last year provided the champions In both singles and doubles, will get Its flrst test of the season tomorrow afternoon when Northwestern comes to the Midway. The Maroon team defeated Northwestern last year and with the lineup practically the same this season is favored to win again. Capt. Scott Rpxlnger. singles champion, will play Number Paul Stagg Is rated second: Herbert Heyman, third; Stanley Kaplan, fourth; Lawrence Schmidt, fifth, and Joseph Zolinc, sixth.

Rcxlngcr and Heyman and Stagg and Kaplan will make up the Chicago doubles team. The match is open to the public without charge. The courts are at University ave. and 58th st, SOUTHTOWN LEAGUE TO HOLD MEETING AT OGDENPARKTONIGHT In an effort to complete final plans for the coming baseball tcaion, the Southtown Athletic association will hold a mcctliiK this earning at the Ogdcn park lieldhou.se. 65th and Racine at 8 clock.

The season, according to John W. Ltmlgrrn, secretary of the league, begin Mav 20 Fourteen teams have already signed to compete. As an added activity tho newlv formed athletic body i soft ball league this jcar. Lmdgren states. Trams, unable to afford the expenses attached to a hard ball nine, have been asked to communicate with President O.

C. Rose at Ogden park. MONTEREYS WANT MEMBERS Members are bv the Monterey A. of 1142 W. 76th st Base- ball and football nrp rvpe- cially nrcdcd and mm bp Kixen preference SIX HIGH SCHOOL NINES OPEN SEASON TODAY rCNPCD A Mil I LMULIV nilU BOIN WILL A 60 BOYS COMPETE tr i llf I IN RIFLE MEET Sixty boys at the Englewood Y.M.C.A.

lire now competing lor the Frank Ralhje Junior Rifleman's cup. Winners of each of the age divisions will their names enjtraved on the cup. The cup is to remain at the but each of the eight best riflemen will rr- a photograph of himself with the cup. The tournament will be the first week In May. The rifle range as well as the cup was to the bovs by Frank Rathjc, president of the Chicago Cltv Bank and Trust company.

Mr. hobby Is hunting. George Kahler. 5544 Union a Is director of the rifle range. Some of the boys who are competing In Class A.

that Is of boys 10 to 13 years of age, are Richard Eugrn Schmidt. Jack Green. Howard Hatch. John Wood. Ray Miller.

Harry Data, Robert Motls. Ross Blake. Walter Dcnip- sey, Rnv Sceley, Fred Sorenson, Philip Forbrlck, John Maloney, Robert Hale. Arthur Lundstrom, Jack Grndt. Blanford pierce.

Alex Macklney. Class boys, from 14 to IB years of age. Include Eugene Morgan, Max Krugman, Irving Brown, Ralph LlndquUt, Robert Dixon, Howard Kingsbery, Joseph Pnulu.s, Fred Porter, Pete Adams. Don Horton, Edward Clator, Jamcr. Hucstls and Eric Jont.

HYDE PARK WINS CITY HANDBALLJWUBLES TITLE Representing the Hyde Park department, Louis Englcstcln of the real estate firm of Harry and Louis Englcstcln, itnd George Lyons defeated West Sldo, Friday night, at the Contray courts to win tho Chicago V.M.C.A. handball doubles championship. The Southtown team took two out of three games from the West aiders, losing the first tilt, 21 to 13, and winning the next two, 21 to 20 and 21 to 12. COLORED ALL-STARS TRIM DUFFY FLORAL NINE, 3-2 Held to three hits by three pitchers, the Duffy Florals lost 3 to 2 decision to the Colored All-Stars in a Chicago Semi-pro league game at Shewbridge field Sunday. Score: All Stars 3 DuHys (2) An n.ii Aii.n r.

I a a If i a 4 0 9 MetlufT. of 4 a 3 2 Sw'ninn, 3h 4 .1 I 2 A I lltmpsry. 0 4 i (ii.on. Hi a 1 0 .1 1 I I 3 Pr'tciir, i i. 2 I i ,1 1 i i i 2 i I 1 Klnml.p i If I i 2b i 3h i rf Mray.

i rf i Ward. Ib Ih Curry.rt Ilarner.p 1 0 4 1 'J7 2 SB Ml Stars 0 1 1 I 1 i a I i i I i i i I i a Out I a 3 l.v i f. hv M'tofl. 2 nn I I Off 2, off a I oft i 3 i(T Mntid, I. 55TH STREET MERCHANTS TO SHOW The annual athletic show of the 55th Street Business Men's asiocla- tlon will be held tomorrow night in the large Shotwcll hall at 55th st.

and Blackstono a at 8:15 o'c'ock. Several boxing and wrestling bouts will be staged for the entertainment of the merchants and their friends. Early Dope Favors Tilden and Boilermakers to Take Titles DILI- IIAARLOW Despite all of this recent trouble monarchs have been going through there Is one rulor who manages to come back; each year and a over the relna. i Baseball i officially begin his perennial Southtown sport! world today when six high school nines begin piny in a a for tec- tlnnal titles. A 1 How en and Fen- grr pliiyed yesterday the official date ol the season named by Hit- city league 0,3 being thLs afternoon.

Parker and Morgan Park will clash In the only South came and Calumet remain Idle. Bowcn deems to tho best prospects for swiping Iho title In this division and It looks llkp "Wild Bill" Haarlow and his mates tuny even go to far as to play ofl for the city crown. However this In too early 11 date to make ans predictions and matters will Jusl to take their course. Parker li another team more than hall a chance. Llndblom will meet Tlldcn.

103( champions, in the feature Central section encounter. Early champion pickers arc selecting Tilden to repeal this year and go so far us to prophesj that It will bo Lane vs. Tilden In the city finals. Hyde Park and Wendell Phillip! will meet In the other Central loop tilt, Englewood drawing a bye ano remaining Irtls until Thursday when the Purple lads will cross bats wilt Hyde Park. Llndblom and Piullips will resumt play on Friday as will Fengcr ano Calumet and Parker and Bowcn.

WISCONSIN AND INDIANA TO BE MECCA OF FISHERMEN in Illinois waters this season may be expected to comprise I more or less futile pastime. The lakes and ttrcams In the neighboring states of Wisconsin and Indiana, however, arc expected to be as well as In former years. That the substance of a survej of fishing prospects In the thret states. Just completed by the touring bureau of the Chicago Motor club. Ralph F.

Bradford, director of the Illinois department of conservation, blamed thr drought last vear for the Bloomy outlook in this state for thli season. IVII Telephone lias a unmrn' 1 column entitled magunril" rxn't UV ThP raw a i I.mpres* rhnr- us Kirh and man.isfinpnt lor niK In an indecent performance rlKnv, tl -rrl rvitihlr-fUv Dornn and a all rojnrs of "Rebecca The hv Jovrf irrarls I I Outers i bf i a a few more thr local 1mc started to sell Iced tea hot hou'e are Mill being peddled, i COLISEUM TWICE DAILY I.Jilt Timrt Sunday. April 26 now opipn Davit 1 vnn A lUnlv 50r tn $3 (X); children kail I. Sun It's Easy to Pay the Wheeler Way For an Enjoyable Spring BE WELL DRESSED USE Wheelers Cheerful Credit Wear Rood clothes and pay out of your income. No cx- ra charge for this guaranteed service.

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