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Bowlers Let Up on Sweepstakes Events : Bobsledders Curbed After Accident
10 LEAGUE RACES Competition for Pennants Is Generally Tight—February Crucial Month. BY FRANCIS E. STAN. WHILE a temporary lull reigns after the storm of sweepstakes, half of which were and will be about as necessary to the rank and file of bowling as a fire de partment in an igloo settlement, interest in the little ball game now is hitting back to league compe titions. And it is quite possible that, de spite another approaching cloud bunt cf assorted sweepstakes, these special events will play a tuneful second fiddle to pennant chases from now on, for nearly every one of Washington’s 172 circuits is in the throes of a bitter flag fight. February, for most leagues, means the beginning ot the end. Four out cf fi r bowling loops start their final srrics during this month, and, generally speaking, it is doubtful if Washington ever has experienced such a wholesale flock of ticks flag parades. The pin team captain who is buying silver polish today for a prospective trophy is as scarce as the proverbial hen teeth. Few, If any, teams In the District and environs is in a more enviable po sition tloan the Shade Factory team in the North of Washington League, section 1. The Shadcmen hold one of the b ggest leads of any team In the cit-• with their nine-game margin, which, with at l?ast an enilre series ahead, is not at all a curing Nor are championship teams of 1930 31 displaying much promise cf repeat ing generally. Rival outfits have been showing little respect toward last year's pennant-winning combinations. St. Mark's in the Lutheran League ana Chestnut Farms in the King Pin Business Men’s Loop are two of the few championship teams riding out in front today. SEVERAL leagues, among them the War Department. Commercial and North of Washington, section 2, have leaders which are on top by only a nr-c mr margin. The giant Masonic jo guc has a leader in Parker, which hoi .- < n'.v a lead of a game and a hall l —am No. 1 111 the East Wash ington Cluirui and Central in the Post Office haw similar margins. in ihe huge War Department circuit Finano holds a one-game lead over Hydrographic, last year's champ. Daily News is in a like position in the Com mercial League, with Peoples Drug Stores running second. Anderson's Cafe barely is topping Forsythe Drugs in the North of Washington, section 2, •loop. Farkcr has a one-and-one-half-game lead in the Masonic League, with Naval ascend. Delivery is trailing Central In flic Pest Office League. THERE is an abundance of loops having a leader cut in front by or.ly two or three games. Colum bians in the Washington Women's. Central Armature No. 1 in the Electri cal. Wolf Motor in the North of Wash ington. section 3; Operation in the Southern Railway, Blister Rust in the Aggie-Interbureau. Kappa Phi in the Fraternity. Maryland in the IntercV legiate and Wrecking Crew in the Dynamite are holding only two-game margins. St. Mark's has a two-and one-half-garr.e lead In the Lutheran Leacue. Margins of three games are held by Bit Print Shop in the Typothetar, Che* nut Farms in til? King Pin Busi r" s Men's. Treasury in th*» Eastern Star Women’s1, Alexandria in the Mary lend-Viv -ma prei Genoa in the Knights ol Columbus,.among others. Th" majority <-f the rest of the loop leaders vary, with anywhere from four to seven game margins. WHAT little Washington salvaged from its Intercity rivalry with Connecticut this year is in Red Megaw's pocket . . . the Northeast Temple captain took third place in the Eastern Sweepstakes . it was typical of Ed Blakenev to roll 673. with a 99 in liis second game . . . What hap pened to Nick Tronsky w'hen he roiled 524 in his last set? . . . Nick still looks good for another No. 1 ranking, how ever . . . Sue Miller of Baltimore not only finished second in the 25-game sweepstakes, hut rolled In high heels . . . Evelyn Ellis, who weighs 99 pounds, was reluctant to roll in the marathon when John Blick cut the route from 50 to 25 games . . . Mary Stapleton of Norfolk, who rolled nearly 17 balls a minute and finished her 25 games in an hour and 55 minutes, challenged Blick to a match Immediately after finishing . . . Ray Huffman, leading the Suburban Sweepstakes, toppled more pins in his last two games than in his first three . . . his 147 and 194 were good for a 341 total, while his first three strings counted only 322. WOMEN’S WESTERN GOLF LIST BOOSTED 72-Hcle Medal Flay Tournament and Junior Championship Round Out Schedule. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, February 1.—The Wom en's Western Golf Association has added two tournaments to round out its 1932 schedule. A 72-holc iredal play event will be held at Knollwood Country Club, Chi cago, August 30. 31 and September 1 end the annuel junior championship will be held at FIcssmoor Country Club July 18-21. inclusive. The medal tour nament formerly was a four-day event, but has been cut to three this year, with 18 holes scheduled for the first two days and 32 holes on the third day. The open and match play tournament arrangements previously have been an nounced, the former going to the Ozaukee Country Club, Milwaukee, July 11-15, and the match play at the Peoria, 111., Country Club August 22-27. TIGERS OPTION PASEK. BEAUMONT, Tex., February 1 (/P).— John Pasek. catcher with Allentown of the Eastern League la^t season, has been optioned by the Detroit Tigers to the Beaumont Exporters. Pasek. a right-handed hjttcr, batted .312 in 108 games. 26 of which he played in right field. DAINTY DIES IN CRASH. BELLEVILLE, Ontario, February 1 (/Pi—F. (Buddy) Dainty. 23-year-old Jockey, known to Ontario race fans as the "long-shot rider." is dead as the result f>ian automobile crash. Honestv in Alexandria Ring Boxing Customer Gets Break in Game Souring Elsewhere. __ BY TOM DOKRER BOXING is sliding up ana down the scale of public interest. Amateur and college box ing. proving that the fans have never lost interest in the perform ance of boxers, is riding upon a high wave ol interest. Professional — big-time — boxing, un able to mend its erring ways because of the parasites which cling to its edges, is having a difficult time getting back into the graces of the customers, Professional boxing moves its head above its surroundings at times, only to have affairs like the Bat talino-Miller contest hurtle it back. IT Ls common gossip in pugilism that the possessors of crowns in three weights are mane god by men w ho also act in the capacity for contenders. This situation does not tend for hon est bexing. Rather it only makes the ! game a means of dishonest livelihood lor organized gambling And a farce from a sporting standpoint. Boxing leaders, no doubt, watching the antics of the wrestlers and their liandlers, feel, maybe, that if the mat game can attract thousands each night through burlesque displays, why should not the ring racket gather some of the long green by hocus-pokus methods. Or did wrestling learn its tricks from boxing. Either way, Phillup K. Sap. the cus tomer, is in the middle. And he will be as long as the State-paid athletic commissions make no effort to remove from the sport men who are charged with making of it a set cf crooked cards. Maybe the Jack Kearnses, the Pete Keillys and the Bill Duffys are not solely responsible. It may be that ELM'S 28? WINS TEXAS OPEN GOLF Little Known Pro Triumphs at San Antonio—Sarazen, Moreland Second. Bv the Associated Press. SAN ANTONIO, Tex,, February 1.—Unheralded when play started, Clarence Clark cf New Jersey today held the Texas open golf title, gained yes terday with a 287, 3 over par. The giant professional from Bloom field. h>d to shoot two under perfect figures for the last 18 holes of the 72 hole grind to snare the championship and the $600 prise. He took over the title won last year by Abe Espinosa of Chicago with a 281. Espinosa this year was fifteenth with 299. When the tournament started Clark's huge size was the only thing that at tracted attention toward him. He was over par on every round until the last 18 hol°s. He went out then with a fine 34. two under par. and breezed home with an even par 35 for a 69. Gene Sarazen of New York and Gus Moreland, Dallas, Tex., amateur cham pion, tied fer second with 288. More land misled a chance to lie Clark for first, when his long putt on the eight eenth green stopped a scant inch from the cup. Scores as high as 303 flnishd In the money. There were 18 money prize winners. Tournament officials announced the prize money would be raised next year to $5,000 from $2,500. Final scores included: Clarence Clark, Bloomfield, N. J, 144—143—287. Gene Sarazen, New York, 145—143— °88 (x) Gus Moreland, Dallas, 149—139— 280 Paul Runvan, Westchester, N. Y„ 143—147—290. Dudley Bell. Houston. 148—142—290. Harry Cooper. Chicago, 149—141—290. Wlfly Cox. Brooklyn. 145—147—292. Dave Hacknev, Lowell, Mass., 147— 147—294 Ray Mangum, Los Angeles, 143— i _295 Dick Metz, Corpus Christl, Tex., 150—146—29R. Ralph Guldahl, Detroit, 147—149— 296. Lefty Stackhouse, Dallas, 149—149— ; 298. Tony Manero, Elmsford, N. Y., 149— i 149—298. Joe Kirkwood, Philadelphia, 144— , 254_298 Abe Espinosa. Chicago, 150—149—299. Tom Lally, San Antonio, 147—154— j 301 Tex Longworth, Fort Worth, 149— 152—301. Willie McGuire, Houston, 151—151 — 302 Joe Palctti, Chicago. 158—145—303. Archie Hambrick, Zanesville, Ohio, 155—151—306. Ky Laffoon, Denver, 153—154—307. Alex Wilmot, Madison, Wis., 153— 156—309. John Dawson, Chicago, 158—152— 310. T. H. LongstafT, Milwaukee, 154— 160—314. Tomekichi Miyamoto, Japan, 158— 159—317. (x) Amateur. COUNTY RIVALS CLASH Hyattsvillc and Mount Rainier Boys, Girls Carded Tomorrow'. HYATTSVILLE. February 1. —Hy attsville High School and Mount Rai nier High girls’ basket ball teams will face tomorrow afternoon on the National Guard Armory court here at 3 o'clock, with the boys’ quints of the schools taking the court later. The contests will be the second in the series for the Prince Georges County cham pionship. Both the Hyatsville boys and girls won the opening tilts. Company F basket ball teams won both ends of a double-header yesterday at the National Ouard Armory. The soldier first-strirgers walloped Aztecs of Washington. 40 to 22, end the re serves trounced Maryland City A. C., 22 to 7. Aztecs gave Company F considerable opposition in the first half, at the end ; of w'hich the Doughboys were ahead, 21 to 14, but Daugherty, Aztec ace, was forced from the going with a leg injury and in the second half the visitors were less formidable. Jack Williams and Fenton Cogar, w ith 10 and 8 points, were high scorers for Company F while Daugherty and Chapman, each with 7, topped Aztecs. Company F Reserves had a walk away against Maryland City, getting an early big lead and holding it. The half-time score was 16 to 3. Sammy Townsend got 11 points, half of the soldiers’ total. -• AGLIANO RING VICTOR. NEW ORLEANS. February 1 (/P).— Tony Agliano of New York won an un I popular decision yesterday over Lou Avery of Oklahoma City in a 10-round lightweight ,V>ut. Agliano weighed 1 130%, Avery 135%. the system or controlling the game, in the hands of politicians, is breed ing the characters which now in fest it. WHATEVER the cause, it cannot sur vive under the present regime But that it is a good sport, and an honest one at heart, is attested by the crowds which are attending the Alexandria and the amateur fights. There is a simplicity to the Virginia fight atmosphere which is thoroughly refreshing to one who has watched from close by the manipulations of the sup posed big-timers of clouting. It is this rugged, simple honesty which is the real lure of the nearby battles. If all boxing were to be conducted with the sincerity of purpose, the open arranging of bouts and the frankness of speech of that In Alex andria, it would be a flourishing sport. Boxing is a man's sport. Nothing can take its place in the estimation of the American fan who loves action and courage. But only immediate drastic action by State athletic commissions is going to save pro boxing from complete oblivion. But I do believe the lessening of In terest in the shady big-time bouts Is giving amateurs and the college boys a bigger play. The customers who insist upon having their boxing, and who once looked upon the amateur brand as being too mild, are looking at it from another angle now. They see in it honesty and determination to make the game a sporting event. College men make a play for trade this week, when Columbus University meets Washington and Jefferson at the Strand Theater, Catholic Uni versity meets College of the City of New York, Maryland clashes with Washington and Uee and.the Navy boxes Louisiana State. ’> And the Alexandria Day Nursery crowd starts the week tonight with a card which, if not brilliant, should be attractive in the point of action Which is what the customer wants for his money. Mavbe I'm provincial, but I'll take the Alexandria bouts in preference to some of the championship battles I've witnessed in late years. At least I do not read in the papers the next morning what a b.g sap I was to think the winner won. GALLAGHER RATED MASTER OF BROWN D. C. Boxer, in Best of Trim, Expected to Win at Alex andria Tonight. NATIE BROWN, hard punching Jewish heavyweight, and Marty Gallagher will go to war on the local boxing front to night at Portner's Arena in the eight round final of a 30-round boxing card under the auspices of the Alexandria Pay Nursery. With a weight advantage of approxi mately 15 pounds, Marty will go to the post a slight favorite to defeat the husky boy from the stable of Billy Mc Camey and Joe Jacobs. Gallagher is down to 202 pounds, the lightest he has been since he whipped Reds Barrv at Fort Washington last October. He weighed 207 pounds for Herman Weiner here recently and as a result was entirely too slow. A bout with Charley Retzlaff in the near future is to be Gallagher s reward if he whips Brown decisively. The Day Nursery has agreed to stage the bout, provided Dan Carroll or Jimmy Gal lagher can make the match. Lew Raymond, leader of the welter weights in this section, tackles Sammy Braunstein, hard-hitting Marine, in the s'mi-windup slated for six rounds. Braunstein distinguished him self recently by knocking down Harry Kid Groves and then winning the bout when Groves dropped without being hit. Another hair-raiser is expected when Patsy Lewis and Sailor McKenna go in the "main preliminary for six rounds. Lewis is undefeated in four starts at Portner's. McKenna, a smart boxer, will be facing a puncher with a sock in either hand. Lewds stopped Billy Essinger and Roddy Davis and defeat ed the rugged Marino Marini. Soldier Clark tangles with Marino Marini in one of the four-rounders Clark was one of the most popular bovs at Fort Washington last Summer He has defeated Jack Quigley. Billy Hooe. Sammv Hogan and Caspar Leon. Jack Lamar and Billy Essinger square off in another four-rounder. Women with escorts again will be admitted free to all but ringside seats. Bannockburn Enjoys l nique Distinction P r o d u c i n g Two Midatlantic Golf Leaders THAT rugged golf course of Ban nockburn Club, which today Is a semi-public layout which at tracts a lot of folks who want to play on different courses, has seen most of the star players of the Middle Atlantic sector knocking golf balls to ward distant pins and is unique In one respect at least. Over those rolling fairways at Bannockburn two former champions of the Middle Atlantic Golf Association have tuned up the game which won for them the premier title in this neok of the goifir.g woods—a distinction no other club about Wash ington nas enjoyed in many, many years. George J. Voigt and R Cliff McKim mie, both members of Bannockburn, won the Middle Atlantic championship three years apart, and both brought to the club house overlooking the Potomac and Glen Echo the historic cup of the as sociation, which has been in competi tion since away back in 1902. That cup has been around a good deal, but during the last two decades it has not stayed in one spot for very long prior to the advent of young Billy Howell, who now holds it at the Her mitage Club of Richmond. No other local club except Bannockburn has had it more than once in the past Naturally golfers good enough to win th" Middle Atlantic can show quite va lot of golf and naturally both Voigt and McKimmie have contributed their bit toward course records over the tough Bannockburn layout. Voigt, the impeccable, W’ho is the best amateur ever turned out by the public links hereabouts, holds the unofficial record at Bannockburn. In a tournament he scored a 70, playing the ball where it lay, and on another day when Winter rules were in force, he blasted his way around that rugged course in 66 whacks, picking up so many birdies that the scorer got dizzy counting But the real official record for the course goes to thee redit of young John Thatcker, college student whom most golfers around Washington never have heard of For Thacker, good as he is, has not plaved much tournament golf. One dav tw'o Vcars ago he started with a bird 3 on the first hole at Bannock burn and, insired by this beginning, he proceeded to carve himself a neat 69. one under par for the course, and thereby set an official record. For the score was made in one of the rounds for the Tom Moore Trophy, which is a 72-hole medal play event, wherein all putts must be holed. That record stands today as official for both amateurs and pros. The best that has been done by a professional in actual competition at Bannockburn Is 71, J. Monro Hunter Pointers on Golf The accuracy of Francis Ouimct in playing approach shots is due, in large measure, to his ability to force his clubhead out on a line toward the pin after contact is made, instead of having it swing in toward his left side. . Ouimet accomplishes this by the way he controls his hands. Notice him playing a pitch with stop, and ouiMt-r 6 FU&H-r HANO UNDER GO I N & -THROUGH — f'ldjfnr— you will see that the back of his left hand and the palm of his right are facing upward as he carries his iron through after contact. Here's a secret of accuracy in pitching that the duffer must pay attention to in order to gain full control. Next—Addressing the club. Putting is half the game. Sol Metzger has prepared a fine leaflet on "Putting.'' which he will send free to any reader sending stamped, 8dj dressed envelope. AddressjWJis news paper. •Copyright. 1&32J, ! of Indian Spring did that two years ago in a sweepstakes tourney for Middle Atlantic professionals. Tony Sylvester, the rotund Bannockburn pro. also has had a 71 under regular rules playing the ball where It lies, and on the round might well have bettered that mark, for he took three putts on both the seventeenth and eighteenth greens, when a 3 and a 4 would have given him a par shattering 69. Cliff McKimmie, the holder of the Middle Atlantic professional match play title, and pro at White Flint Country Club, shot himself a 71 one day at Bannockburn shortly after he won the Middle Atlantic amateur title in 1924. That mark remained for several years as the best score msde at Bannockburn until Voigt and Thacker came along. John C. Shorey. who used to be a member of Bannockburn, has scored 70 several times, playing Winter rules everywhere on the course. LAST year for a time there was grave fear that Bannockburn might go out of existence as a golf club. While that fear is not yet over, Bannockburn is carrying on as a semi-public course, with about 40 members who have re mained loyal to the club. It has done fairly well as a public fee course, with a take of about S800 a month in green fees during the Winter to date. Yes terday, in spite of the cold wind, there were 40 people cut there playing golf at a dollar a head. The Bannocxburn authorities hope to continue going along as they arc. paying the interest on the mortgages and hope that Bannockburn as a golf club will continue for some time to come. THE Middle Atlantic pros chose one of the few cold days of the Winter for their sweepstakes tourney and annual meeting. Those who played to day In the sweepstakes event at Manor Club bundled themselves up in warm clothing. A dinner tonight at the club will be followed by the annual meeting of the Middle Atlantic Professional Golfers’ Association, at which Ralph Beach of Baltimore will take the office of president, to be vacated by J. Monro Hunter of Indian Spring. PLAN DELUXE TRIPS TO OLYMPIC SPORTS Boston, New York and Philadel phia Athletic Clubs to Cover 10,000 Miles on Tour. By the Associated Press. Big athletic clubs of Boston, New York and Philadelphia are planning a de luxe tour to the Olympics. Special trains will take the caravan westward, but on the return the athletes and club members will take a steamer through the Panama Canal. New York Athletic Club. Boston Ath letic Association, Crescent Athletic* Club and the Penn Athletic Club have joined in the plan. The trip will cover 10,000 miles, with 7.000 miles by sea. On the trip by rail stops will be made in Baltimore and Washington to pick up local delegations. The party will arrive back home August 29. _ THE TIMID SOUL. —By WEBSTER I'LL WAIT TILL TUG J EI GMT T) CLOCK Tf?AlN AND THEN IF MG DOESN'T fl CONG SACK.IN AFKAlD ] Vfe«| i ILL MAVE TCm&O^^^^J 1 ■ -1 ]— 1 WHOFFORD SW1NK GlFFUSC MOSSBUR6 PROHZ PEEKMC8E blotch KMMNOEC board! ' Me 15 ASKCD 67 A GTf?ANCee To WATCH A SUiTCASC AND Misses Two Tf?AINS ^ I s / (T) uyTti«\jNf ,»w< COLLEGIATE BOXING BOOMS IBIS WEEK Catholic, Maryland, Colum bus Have Meets Scheduled. O'Connor to Show. - ! ioiks tms week as tne collegiate ring season opens here. Never .before have as many as three schools here been represented In boxing the same year. Catholic University, University of Maryland and Columbus University are the schools whose representatives are seeking fistic honors. Columbus’ team will open activities when it entertains Washington and Jefferson's glove artists at the Strand Theater Thursday night. Catholic Uni versity will meet City College of New York's glovcmen Friday night in the gymnasium at Brcoitland and Mary land's representatives will have it cut with the Generals from Washington and Lee Saturday night in Ritchie Coliseum. HEADING the Columbus battlers is Mickey O'Connor, District of Co lumbia A. A. U. champion. The Crimson, coached by Dick O'Connell, also boasts capable punchers in Eddie Marmel, bantamweight: Harry Allen, featherweight: Johnny Russo, welter weight: Gus Mirman, light-heavyweight, and Francis Jahn. heavyweight. Co lumbus last its first meet, 2 matches to 3. against City College of New York in Gotham. Catholic University has one of the most formidable arrays it has had in years. Eddie Lafond, coach of the team, plans to start this line-up against C. C. N. Y.: Miro. bantamweight: Johnny DoPasquale or Bill Calabrese, featherweight: Basil Mara valias or I Harry DiGiacomo. lightweight: Frank Stines, welterweight: John Stapleton or Jim Lyons, middleweight: Dan Pyne I or Tom Gearty, light-heavyweight, and Bingo Flynn or Phil Cress, heavy weight. THERE may be several changes in Maryland's line-up over the array that faced V. M. I. recently when the College Park team lost. If their condition warrants, Coach Billy Whip may send Jim Decker and Bill Robbins, members of last season's Old Line team, into the ring. They recently re turned to school. Decker, a bantam, may take the place of Bob Rueling. j while Robbins, a heavy, may show in place cf George Norris. Others listed to perform for Mary land are Frank Maneri. featherweight: Frank Iseman. lightweight; Bernard Keener, welterweight: Jim Loughran, middleweight, and Fred Nordenholz, light heavy. Admittance to the Columbus and Catholic U. matches will be granted only to members of the athletic asso ciations of those institutions. The pub lic may attend the Maryland bouts at $1 a person. Lowe Done as Great Runner English Ace Too Busy as Lawyer to Try Come back for Olympics. BY ALAN GOULD, Associated Press Sports Editor. AT least one of the prospective Olympic come-backs, of which the woods are crowd ed these days, can be checked off the list. Douglas G. A. Lowe, two-time British winner of the Olympic 800 meter race and as smooth a piece of running machinery as ever stepped on the cinders, has no idea what ever of defending his laurels at Los Angeies tjris year. Our London sleuths tracked Lowe to his legal lair, where he made it clear that he was too busy as a bar rister even to consider an attempt to return to competition. Lowe doubts very much whether he will be able to come to the United States, as an Olympic spec tator or official. He can have a Job With the British team if he wants it. No greater half-miler nor better sportsman ever trod the track than Douglas Lowe. Slim and handsome, he was the picture of gracefulness in action. He had a tremendous stride, but also superb form. On the boiling hot day at Stam ford Bridge four years ago, when I j saw him run two relay races, the last one a half-mile anchor “leg” in 1:51, I believe Lowe was the greatest half-miler of all time, Otto Peltzer, Lloyd Hahn. Sera Martin. Ray Watson, Schuyler Eftck and other top-notch half-milers j were not in Lowe's class when he was in his prime in 1928. The British star retired shortly after the Olympics that year and hasn't *p i peared in competition since. Haas of Gophers Should Be Great CAPT -ELECT WALTER HAAS of the University of Minnesota foot ball team will have played under three head coaches at the same school when he concludes his varsity career next Fall. When Hass was a freshman Dr Clarence Spears, now at Oregon, was the head man. Then Hass plaj’ed two Reasons under Fritz Crisler. Hass will be team leader under Bernie Bierman. who will re lieve Athletic Director Crisler of the gTid poaching jcb. WEEK’S RING CARD Corbett-Vetasco. Schaaf-Uz cudun and Retziaff-McCar thy Are Billed. -- By the Associated Press. NEW YORK, February 1.—Young Corbett, Fresno southpaw, comes out of an enforced re tirement this week to demon strate just why he thinks he should have a "shot” at Jackie Fields’ newly won welterweight championship. On the sidelines for months with a fractured thumb, Corbett meets David Velasco of Mexico City in a 10-round match at San Francisco Friday night. A championship match between Fields and Corbett now is in the making. pise where heavyweights dominate the program for the week, big fellows head lining Friday night shows both in the New York and Boston Gardens. At New York, Ernie Schaaf, Young Boston star, tackles Paulino Uzcudun, battle-scarred Spaniard, in a 15-round "elimination” match. At Boston, Charley Retziaff, Duluth puncher, takes on Jack McCarthy of Boston in a 10-rounder. OLYMPIC MENACE Coach Says Speed Squad Is Best Nation Ever Had in Competition. 'This is the first of a s^'ies of stories written exclusively tor the Associated Press bv coaches of United Stc.tes Ol'nn vic squads on their prospects for the third Winter Olympic games.t BY WILLIAM TAYLOR, Coach of the United States Olympic Skating Team. LAKE PLACID, N. Y, February 1.—The United States has the beet speed skating team it ever has been able to enter In the Winter Olympics games. For that reason I believe, and the boys are confident, that we will win more than our share of the prizes. I do not want to discuss the ability of one boy above another because each will give everything he has. We can't ask more. Previously the United States has tailed to win an Olympic speed skating championship, although Irving JafTee had the 10,000-meters title in his grasp at St. Moritz in 1928 when soft Ice forced cancellation of the race. Inability to get the proper training for the 1928 games helped spoil our chances. This year we have had six weeks of intensive drill. The boys are ready. I believe, too, that we are bound to benefit from the use of our own style of racing in the coming games. Abroad they skate against time and in lanes Here we skate in heats, man against man. We cannot deny that the in vading athletes will be handicapped. Our chief competition. I believe, will come from the same nations we tried to beat in 1928. Norway and Sweden. Two Norwegians in particular. Bernt Evensen and Ivar Ballingrud. are liable to cause us more than enough trouble. Evensen will be the man to beat. I think, in the 1,500 and 5.000 meters raees. Ballingrud is the invading ace in the 500 and 10,000 meters events. Despite their ability, however, we have a well balanced team, with strength nicely proportioned, capable speedsters in all four of these events. We have every reason to be optimistic. All Hurt as Vehicle Hits Tree. Ace of Team Out of Olympics. BY EDWARD J. NEIL, Associated Press Sports Writer. LAKE PLACID, N. Y . February 1.—Once more the men who made a dangerous interna tional sport of the young sters’ pastime of sliding dowm a hill have stolen the show from a j couple hundred serious-minded j competitors in half a dozen Win ! ter Olympic fields. A breath-taking smash on the most dangerous curve in all brbsleighdom— a smash that sent Capt. Werner Zahn. Dr. Hans Mehlhorn, Heinrick Rossncr and Charles Devine to hospital cots with broken bones, cuts and bruises— rocketed the bobslc-ighers back into the spotlight with the first real procf of the dangers of the sport. Zahn, ace of German bobsled drivers, is definitely out cf the games, starting Thursday, witn a fractured left arm. Dr. Mehlhorn, his brakeman, suffered a broken bene in his left hand. Ros« ner's back was badly wrenched and De I vine, a Lake Placid boy borrowed for the moment, suffered from shock. All j were cut and bruised about the head and body. ZAHN and his companions were hurt when their 500-pound bobsleigh, traveling a mile a minute, smashed over the top cf Zig-zag Curve, most dangerous on the mile-and-a-half run on Mount Van Boevenberg. and sailed 10!) feet through the air before It crashed into a tree, shattering the bob and flinging riders into the brush and rocks of the rugged mountainside. Harry Homburger. pilot cf the Lake Saranac Red Devil", and Hubert Stevens, another famous local pilot, both made full runs down the treacher ous course before authorities called a I halt over the violent objections of fer : eign teamr. i They insisted their necks were their own to break as they wanted, that bob running was a man's game, that court j mg death, risking flying off into space j to crash through trees and rocks, plav i ing tag en route with 500 pounds of bohsled, was fun. BUT authorities created more bitter ness among the visitors by forcing them to ride only a mile, and then with full brakes set. One man on the rear of each s!ed held down all the way the steel-toothed clamps that tear into the ice and check speed. There were no mere accidents The foreign trams were greatly an noyed at what they relied the p.eier rnce shown the Americans in letting , them go the entire route while they ! were restricted—"like children"—one said. They all believed they could get through if Homburger and Stevens j could, and they insist they need the practice more than the local boys, who 1 have ridden the slide for more than a ! year "What will we do if the slide is this fast the days of the O’vmpics'’" they demand. "Automatically default to this unadmitted superiority of the Americans?" ARRANGE GRID GAME TO EDIFY OLYMPIANS Tad and Howard Jones Will Direct Demonstration at Los Angeles in August. By the Associated Press. new HAVEN. Conn . February 1.— Foreign athletes v ho will compete in the Olympic games are going to be given some idea of what tills game of foot ball is all about. 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