The Charlotte Observer from Charlotte, North Carolina on March 26, 1933 · 11
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lUrKiftl SECTION ONE THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER The Foremost Newspaper of the Two Carolina s- SUNDAY MARCH 26 1933 PAGE ELEVEN HORNETS GET GOOD BREAK IN PIEDMONT SCHEDULE "kirk ' Official Piedmont League Schedule For 1933 KIN TO Sandlotters Get Set LTfcEt Owl Baseball Leads In Fans’ Balloting One Hundred and Third-Eight State Preference ' For Night Game With 44 Voting For Day Game-Several Letters Accompany Si gned Ballots RESULTS of the early balloting on the question of night and day baseball in Charlotte would indicate the majority of fans prefer the former jV Nine of First Dozen Games in Charlotte Get Prize Holiday Dates Too CHAPEL HILL March 5— Carolina winter gridders resumed their Saturday practice games with Coach Howard "Oranges” defeating Coach VpP’s “Blues” 76 Brothers blocked and Alfred jbentl fell on Charlie Woollen' punt for a touchdown In the third quarter and Rus Arthur placekicked the winning’ point All are freshman candidates except Woollen Alan McDonald passed to Georgs Moore for 65 yards and the “Blue” touchdown but missed the placekick The first downs were five all with all other threats cut short by stout defensive play Woollen played a particularly fin game and figured in all his team's first downs Coach Collins tried several shifts moving Alfred Denti Jim Bryan and Bus Arthur to center Babe Daniel to tackle and Platt Landis to guard WINGATE GIRLS CLOSE SEASON Special to The Charlotte Observer WINGATE March 25— The girls' basketball team of Wingate Junior college has just closed a most successful season winning 17 out of IS games played The one game lest was by the margin of one point to Lenoir Rhyne This team was beaten by Wingate earlier in the ’ season by a large margin The team has the undisputed Jun-’ lor college championship of the at f't and also lays claim to the open rtji honor The season score was 65(f points to opponents 325 Winchester center was high scorer followed by Captain Stuart The other points were divided among Lindsay Chandler Bryan and Kroll Lovelace Barnes and Gaddy took care of the guard duties in an admirable way Engraved basketballs will be presented to members of the squad by Coach C C Burris CliflMde Opens With Win CLIFFSIDE March 25— ClifLIde high school opened a 16-game baseball schedule with a 12 to 9 victory over Ellenboro here It was a live-' ly contest A Revelation In Low Net Cost "Get Our Figures Before You Bug" Indianapolis Life Ins Co 606-607 Independence Bldg Rhone 5733 GOOD HELP Is soon secured through Observer Want ads for ambitious men and women are continually watching them for new opportunities AIR OIL GAS WATER PATCHES GREASING Central High Athletic Teams OUTSIDER 1 ST FaceHeavy Program This Week J'(jp Basketball Baseball and Tennis to Furnish Thrills For Followers of the Teams During Week Diamond and Net Teams Open Season BY EUGENE LAWIXG MARCH will go out with a bang instead of “like a lamb” as far as Charlotte high school’s sport program is concerned This week the last In March will be a busy one for the high school teams The baseball and tennis teams open their season and a basketball game between the Central faculty and Alexander Graham faculty Is billed The Boys Good Sports club will sponsor the basketball game Friday night and the proceeds will go to the athletic association to help the baseball team Coach Walter Skidmore’ baseball nine will open its season at Cornelius Friday afternoon Two game with Davidson Freshmen have also been scheduled for April 7 here and April 25 there The tennis team under the direction of Coach Paul S Jones opens its season with Hickory there Wednesday afternoon Six men will make up the team which will meet Hickory These will be picked from the nine Coach Jones has picked for his squad The nine are Earl Ruth Jordan Dulln Capt Jim Findlay Tommy Campbell Claude Brown Bill Courtney Jack Harris Robert Spratt and Graham Spurrier Yesterday the rain caused postponement of the finals of the singles in the high tennis tournament Jordan Dulin and Earl Ruth will meet in the finals which will be played tomorrow afternoon on the Myers Park courts SCHEDULE' FOR MARS HILL 9 Special la Tha CharleUa Observer MARS HILL COLLEGE March 25 — Old Alan Weather chased baseball indoors and Coach Roberts has been drilling his Mountain Lion In the confines of the gymnasium here this week Although there is a notable scarcity of experienced men the Lion mentor hopes to have a well-rounded crew before the season has progressed far The schedule: April 1— Weaver there April I — Weaver there April IS— Bolling Bprlngs here April It — Rutherford here April 33— Weaver at Marshall April 37— Wingate here April 39 — Weaver at Asheville Majr 3— Rutherford there May 4 — Bolling Bprlnga there May 5— Wingate there May 6— Belmont Abbey there May 13 — Belmont Abbey here AUTOMOBILE V Accurate Conscientious Expert Service Advice and Free Accommodations WHEN a Superservice nun is '' cleaning your windshield put-rectlyS UIrt 7 E T SHRD SRD ting water in your radiator correctly inflating your tires free of charge he is helping -to insure your safety on the road AUTOMOBILE SERVICE CO 7 — Master Stations — 7 MEMPHIS GIVES IN FI ELDER FOR BOX OF PRUNES SAN IUAXCTSCO March 25— ()— ' The qijestloi) Is “who Rot the better of the deal” the San Francisco Seals traded a ease of mammoth Santa Clara prunes today to Memphis of the Southern Association for Jack Fenton first baseman President Tom Watkins of the Memphis club telegraphed he was satisfied Vice President Charles Graham of the Seals replied he was too Fenton formerly played wtih Oakland S L IL FIGHT 1 Three six-round scraps and a four-rounder are on the program for the Southern Athletic association's next ring program Friday night at the Athenaeum Another four or six-round battle will be added and in addition there will be a battle royal Firpo Hlpps the colorful Wake Forest product with a terriLc punch tangles with Bob Allison in the feature bout that is slated for alx-rounds Fans have been keen to see these meet for a long time ALLISON VS SWINGER Wade AUlson and Bob Swinger the latter from Mt Holly meet in the six-round semi-fJnal This pair furnished the big thrill In the Athenaeum’s last show A pair of middleweight® Ross Croshy the Golden Gloves champ will mix It with Sailor Dorton of Kannapolis in the third six-rounder In another bout Pee Wee Strickland and Hugh MeShane battle it out The latter was runner-up in the Golden Gloves tourney lightweight division Tomorrow night the Athenaeum will stage another negro show with Battling Henry local trniner and sparring mate meeting Kid Joe of Gastonia In the six-round feature bout There will be two other bouts and a battle royal 16 GAMES FOR NEWTON HIGHS Special la The Charlotte Observer NEWTON March 23— The New-ton high school baseball team has scheduled 16 diamond battles for the 1933 season 12 of which ar conference games It Is announced by Coach Dick Gurley The schedule follows: March 30 Oranlt Fall t Newton: 33 Taylorsville there 34 Tayloriville at Newton 37 Oranlt Falla there 31 Lenoir it Newton April 4 Kings Mountain at Newton T Cherryvtlle there 13 Kings Mountain there )9 Lenoir there 31 Marian 35 Forest City there 3 Marlon at Nawtan May 1 Shelby at Newton 3 Forest City at Newton 6 Cherryvllle al Newton 11 Shelby there v TWINS TO LEAD TAR HEEL TEAM Special to The Charlotte Observer CHAPEL HILL March 25 — So hard wa it to pick between twin brothers University of North Carolina's trots country lcttermen have elected Henry and Lewis Sullivan i of Anderson S C rising seniors ss co-captains of next year's team The two boys look dress talk act and probably think exactly alike They are always seen together too and when- they cross the finish line in a race the judges see double The only wsy In fact to tell them apart Is by a certain difference In one's back tooth VAN ALEN NET SINGLES CHAMP PHILADELPHIA March 25— W —A calm sure-btroking New Yorker James H Van Alen today won the national court tennis single crown worn for the last two years by William C Wright member of 'the Philadelphia Racquet club ! In a gruelling two-hour contest I Van Alen succeeded to the title b I disposing of Wright 2-6 6-4 1-6 1 6-2 6-3 in the final of the 1933 1 tourney (Start on First Sport rge) miles over timber Mrs J n Whitney's San Romolo ridden by Henry Front Came home first in eix minutes and four-fifths of a second Robert B Young’s Minntor wss second and J W Y Martin's Pennyweight third The Dorwood Stables' Greatorex beat Young's Annapolitan in the Kershaw Steeplechase two miles over brush Airs J II Whitney’s Redshank was third Greatorex was clocked in four minutes and three-fifths of a second SPRINGDALE CHASE The Ram’s Head stable's Peacock Carroll Bassett up nosed out Mrs Lucy Deane's Netta Run in the Springdale Chase two miles over brush In 3:542 lowering the record for the event by three full seconds My Care was four lengths back Just before the running of the Camden Piute six furlongs and the only flat race on the card Victor I Noyes’ Oakland winner of the Camden Plate in 1931' was stricken at the post The spirited mount suffered a heart attack from over excitement tumbled to the ground and died within a few minutes W B RuthraufT' Optimist won the flrt half of the race apllt becauae of th alia of the field and List Cast owned by Mr Lewla A Park of Pittaburgh led the other half the field White Lightning and Satlnette trailed Optimist and J-aestte and Armageddon ran second and third to Last Cast “ Janies P Simpson Jr congressman from tha Ihke Sliora district of Chicago and son of the chairman of the board of Marahall Field took a naety pill in tha Kershaw steeplechase but came up unhuit Spills were few but the neck-and-neck finishes provided plenty of excitement The Csrolina Cup the Springdale steeplechase and the -first heat of the Camden plate run successively were all won by lest than' w length In spirited finishes DUKE TRACKERS DRAW GRIDDERS Special la The Charlotte Observer DURHAM March 25 — Freddie Crawford Howard Andrews and O I” Britton three members of the IHike university football team have made track prospects considerably brighter by their perforances during the past Week of practices All three of them have been making long throws in the discus event while Crawford has shown especially w'ell in the javelin and Andrews and Britton in the shot put' Field event men were causing Coach Carl Voyles no little worry until these boys came out Dud Clark star eager is also helping matters by his brilliant work in the high hurdles another Blue Devil weakness FOUR CIRCUITS IN GASTONIA Special la The Charlotte Observer GASTONIA March 25— That the season ardor of baseball fans in Gaston county will bs satisfied this year In full measure is attested by the fact that more than 20 amateurs and snii-pro club managers have signed tip in four local leagues The Gaston County Textile league with a complement of six teams the American Legion Junior league with eight the Gaston Sunday School league with four and the Belmont Textile league with six will afford a world of entertainment this summer for the employed and unemployed in Gaston's 105 textile plants 6 STATE TRACK MEN STAND OUT - Special la Tha Charlotte Observer RALEIGH " March 25— N C State's hopes in the state and South ern Conference track meets this spring will be in Gilbert Clark high Jump Ray Rex discus and shot-put Rudy Seitz discus Herbert Lynch dashes Bill Dunaway half mile and W N “Red” Watt hurdles Dr Ray R Sermon coach of the team said there probably would not he any dual meets arranged for the team this spring but that all work would be directed to the state and conference meets which will be held at Duke university TAR BABE NINE PLAYS 10 GAMES Special la Tha Charlotte Observer CHAPEL HILL March 25— A schedule of 10 games w’as announced today for the Carolina Freshman nine with several other engagements likely to be added The card: April 1— Roanoke Rapid high here April 3— August Military Academy here April 6 — Mount Pleasant Collegiate Institute here April 11— Durham high here April 33 — N C State Frojh here April 19 — Wake Forest Frosh her May 4— Davidson Frosh here May 6— Wake Forest Frosh there May 9 — N C State Froah there May 13— Duke Frosh there COLLEGE LACROSSE Mi Washington 9 Swarfmoro 4 COLLEGE BASEBALL Dmel at W A L (rata) BY JOHN HERNDON THE Danville lady who drafted the 1933 Piedmont league schedule was pretty considerate of our Hornets as may be seen by a slant at the draft released for publication today The Hornets open at homo April 24 with the Wilmington Pirates a-i opposition Tho Pirates as you doubtless know are managed by Bluckle Carter an idol here last season Not only that but the Hornets get nine out of the first dozen games at home Going even further they will play 12 out of the first 18 games Including two doubleheaders at Robbie's Field These early season games are valuable as Interest Is un-usaliy at a higher ebb the first month of the season SATURDAY DATES Perusing tho schedule further we discover that the Hornets will have nine Saturday games at home Sat urday is far and away the host day of the week from the standpoint of attendance The new deal Hornets were also awarded July fourth the best of three holiday dates The others are Memorial Day and Labor Day The Hornets play at Durham on May 20 Mecklenburg’s own historical date when some of our patriots up and informed the cockeyed world of their Independence However President Dan Hill suggested that the Bull City folks might be willing to swap Satnrday tii tes to permit the game to be transferred here HOW THEY FALL Here’s how the prize dates fell: Number of Saturdays: Durham 10 Richmond nine Greensboro 10 Wilmington nine Charlotte nine and Winston-Salem 10 Memorial Day — Charlotte at Durham Richmond at Greensboro Wilmington at Winston July fourth — Greensboro at Richmond Winston at Wilmington and Durham at Charlotte Labor Day — Charlotte at Greensboro Richmond at Wilmington Durham at Winston “Uncle” Wilbert Robinson enjoyed his visit to Charlotte so much that ho and Johnny Dobbs left for their Georgia homes yesterday- morning without disposing of one of the mat ters that brought him to Charlotte— settling of the club secretary or bust ness manager problem Dobbs will be gone about 10 days returning to lineup his ball club and deal with refractory players who are waiting to see him in the hope that Johnny will do better bv them than Bud Moore and Dan Hill who mailed out contracts before Dobbs reached the city It was learned yesterday that when the Hornet take the Held tor opening day they will -be dolled out In brand new "monkey suits” tho best uniform that money can buy Robinson and Pobbt like most progressive magnates Ilka their performers well dressed The new uniforms will not be gaudy but they'll have plenty of color and they'll be made to tit each man snugly Sam Rainey veteran catcher who hit hard for tha Pirates of the old lastern Carolina league several years ago has signed with the Wilmington club He la expected to slug well over 300 Feur empires have been signed by President Dan Hill The arbiters are Ben Mitchell Joe White Lou Kearney of last year' taff and Otis (Larry) Dersett of Durham Thd latter has been working In an Independent league In Panama but baa been highly recommended Dorsett 1 a pretty good boxer nd a few days ago said he liked tq tangle with truculent ball players The former who charges him will likely have his htnds lull Two mere spots on the staff will be filled ahortly and President Hill ia considering signing old Rubo Brandon tgaln Rub Is popular with fana and players alike and is regarded as a pretty good umpire as umpires ge Back from a quick business trip to Richmond Msnager Bobby Murrty of the Our-ham Bulls announced the signing of Charlie Simmons young catcher from New Orleans who wss touted by Larry Gilbert Pelican skipper Greensboro fans may blink their eves several times before they recognise an eld favorite Johnny Mleo who Is bark altar a season In the New Yerk-Penn league Mice played the outfield with the Pate two year age but wilt be stationed at first base this year Benny Borgmann leading base stealer with the Patriots last season Is having a hot battle with Tom Carey veteran from th Houston Texas league club lor the Rochester shortstopping Job At third base Freddie Myers manager of the Patriots last year Is trying out Joe Brawn veteran with Jersey City last season Manager George Toporcer of the Rochester Red Wings likes Freddie while Frltx Osier mueller star stouthpaw pitcher and handy man is sure to stlek Th Wilmington club officials have Invited th Jersey City International league outfit to train there this spring and It Is understood the Ckeeter officials ar Inclined te accept Indians Win WILLIAMBURG Vs March 25 — (JV--William and Mary’s golf team defeated Rollins college of Florida today by the score of 10 to 8 on the links of the James River Country club CAGERS SCRAP FOR SHOP LOOP CROWS MONDAY CAROLINA Trans-fcr and Calvary both members of the Municipal leasnP will play for the city shop league title tomorrow night at the “Y" Cult ary flushed on top in Lite lo-ers bracket of the city tournament in which all city league champions play and Carolina Transfer won out in the winners bracket A total of 182 votes had been cast in The Observer’s poll up until last night with 138 stating their prefer-enoo for night baseball and 44 siding with the old time daylight brand Several of the voters have written letters on both sides One voter wrote: “Night baseball is the bunk Give us the old sunshine game back It's a day game” A night baseball advocate penned: "I go regularly when the games are played at night I can never see the day games" V OTE NOW So there you are The poll will continue several days longer and the final results turned over to the Hornet magnates A policy for the season may be formulated as a result of the ballot If you have not voted better do so at once Just check below your preference and mail to The Observer sports department Night baseball ( ) Day Baseball ) (Signed) Address SEEK TO REVIVE OLD SALLY LOOP AUGUSTA Ga March 25— (fl) — Advocates of league baseball will meet here Monday to discuss possibility of reviving the South Atlantic ‘league Representatives from Columbia Greenville Macon Spartanburg and Savannah are expected to attend Cliff Farr president of the Georgia-Carollna semi-pro league who represented Augusta at the recent Columbia meeting says he's not Interested In professional ball for this season and will Btlck to the semi-pro circuit TAR HEEL GRID COACH TO WED CHAPEL HILL March 25— News has leaked out here that one of the last of Carolina’s bachelor coaches Is soon to become a benedict The story links Allan Howard’s name with that of Miss Phyllis Me Multan of Elizabeth City and says the date will be April 22 Howard is a backfieid coach and came to North Carolina from Al- er Proved t0° tron for the Fur’ hambra California by way of Notre man links’ quartet today and car-Dame FOR OVER A DECADE TRAVLWEAR HAS ITS STILL THE best - LONGEST-WEARIfSJG SUIT OTHER SUIT PRICES 40 45 MELLON'S QUALITY APPAREL- FOR MEN AND BOYS NEW BEE fj IG LIPSCOMBS star if Forest City infielder has been signed by Johnny Dobbs and is expected to make the grade with the Hornets this year Many pro clubs sought Nig who last year was one of the best semi-pro performers in the state FURMAN GOLFERS LOSE IN OPENER ' GREENVILLE S C March 25— JF) — University of Richmond’s golf- ried off a 14 to 4 victory BEEN I M I TATE D you can mD: O If Imitation h the sheerest form of flattery then Travlwtar should fttl quit proud For every year since Hi Introduction by Hickey-Fretmin leading weavers everywhere have 4- t tempted to equal its rare durability and beauty It's still the leader In Mi field however— not only In the lon$ faithful service it jives but also h the smart style and perfection of fit that Hickey-Freemen so expertly tailor Into each suit ‘55 50 One League Already' Ready Others to Make Last Plans For Season THREE sandlot leagues will be closed opening dates selected and pairings drawn for opening games this week ’Fessor A L Faul announced yesterday ' Two of the circuits the Twilight and Sunday School will name the member clubs Monday night while Friday night the West Mecklenburg loop will hold its final re-organlza-tlon meeting Four clubs are already lined up in the Twilight league McClaren A and P Postoftice and 105th Engineers An effort will be made te obtain two additional clubs to form a six-club circuit S S LEAGUE The Sunday School league has Kendall Hoskins Statesville Avenue and Caldwell Memorial ready to go It Is understood other teams will seek admission As far as members are concerned the West Mecklenburg league appears to be better fixed than either of the other loops Six club are already pledged to membership Oakdale North Charlotte Community club Southern Public Darlington Fabric Long Creek and Thomasboro ’Fessor Faul is president of all three of these leagues Th County-Community circuit of which Carl Hlpp la president has already organized with eight clubs entered It will hold a final meeting Friday night A meeting will be held In the office of the perks and playground commission at the city hall tomorrow night at 7:3 o’clock for the purpoae of organising a league to be Compoeed of boys from 4 to 17 years of age1 Several team including Wllmore Ebenexer A R P Myers Park Methodlata First A R F and others have expreared a deslr to Join tha circuit MAGNERS HAVE FINE BABY SON Special to Thi Charlotte Observer CONCORD March 25— Another "prospect" for a future - Carolina lootball team made his bow ' this morning with th® birth of a eon at the Concord hospital to Coach Jim Magner and Mrs Magner Mother and e-m are doing fine and if th® youngster runs true to form he'll ease the pain of some Tar Heel coach one of these days B U T

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