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Epidemic of Low Golf Scoring Is Forecast on Links in Washington Sector
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■NEES, FAST
COURSES INVITING
Slippery Greens Offer Main
Trouble as Long as Fine
Weather Continues.
BY WALTER R. McCALLUM.
WITH all the courses around
Washington in first-class
condition for scoring, and
the short tees in use at
most of them, don't be surprised to see
an orgy of low cards turned in pro
vided the good weather holds.
Fairways are fast, putting greens
are in fine shape and at most courses
the greenskeepers have placed the tee
narkers on the front edges of the tees,
making the courses virtually of the
length used in women's tournaments.
All of which makes for low scoring
which will continue until cold weather
strikes again, or considerable rain
slows up the fairways.
As those fairways now are the ball
Rets just about as much run these
days as it did back in the Summer.
For the grass is thin, the ground it
self is hard and all in all you won't
find a time when the courses will be
in better condition for low scoring
than they are these days, barring that
perfect condition for low scoring—
fast fairways and copiously watered
putting greens—which sometimes ob
tains in midsummer just after the
frreens have been well watered over
night.
Greens Are Slippery.
THE main rub in the scoring these
days comes around those slip
pery greens, in the spot where
good scoring is done. They are slip
pery for they are not being watered
these days, but the man who can chip
and putt can take par for a fast ride
just the same. In the first place his
tee shots put him far down the fair
ways nowadays in spots which he
wouldn't be apt to reach in the Sum
mertime, for he is playing from the
front tees, which means a difference
of probably 20 yards and the differ
ence between a long iron shot and a
pitch shot.
In the second place the greens
haven't frozen and thawed out. and so
are not full of heel-prints. They are
fast enough so that the ball doesn't
have to be hit too hard and they are
true enough for good putting. Don't
be surprised to see some phenomenal
score like that 61 Ai Houghton made
at Washington last Spring turned in
one day soon over these fast courses
of mid-Fall. The conditions are just
about perfect for bursting par wide
open, and they at) 11 pay off on the
5-foot putt.
The rough means practically noth
ing, for it is short and well beaten
down and in any event at several
courses the ball may be teed any
where except In a hazard, a sensible
rule at a time when it is hard to dis
tinguish where the fairway stops and
the rough begins.
All courses should adopt this method
of playing Winter rules to save delays
and arguments. So It looks as if golf
is getting easier when it really is just
the same tough old game.
A combination of front tees, hard
fairways and true putting greens
should make any man feel that the
game ia worth playing once again.
You «ont fin» «coring conditions as
good as they new are unfll next Spring.
HUNT CJ.UB RED INK.
NO AHEARN WORRY
Goldie Minimizes Prospect of Box
ing Arena Being Shut by
Foreclosure.
WHILE officers of the Riding and
Hunt Club met today to dis
' cuss the red ink on the or
ganization's ledger and to decide
whether foreclosure proceedings will be
allowed or whether a group of members
will take up th· indebtness, Boxing
Promoter Goldie Ahearn remained
unworried over the possible effect of
the club's financial straits on the
fight game.
Ahearn. while not professing to
know anything of the situation at the
Hunt Club, was Inclined to minimize
the danger of the Ρ street arena
closing its doors. Even should fore
closure proceedings be allowed, Ahearn
was confident boxing could be con
tinued. The club gets 10 per cent of
the gross ring gates.
"If the arena should change hands,
and boxing be ruled out," commented
the haberdasher-promoter, "I don't
know whether I would continue to
promote fights or not. It all depends
on whether I lined up a good location,
and I haven't another spot in mind.
"If worse comes to worse, I can
keep on doing what I always have
done," he concluded. And to a
"What"· that?" the answer was, "Sell
ihirts."
. _ - 9
REVIVE OLYMPIC POLO
Leading Thinkers, Writers, Poets
Will Be Invited, Too.
BERLIN, November 21 MP).—A re
turn of polo to the sports program
for the 1936 Olympics and a plan to
bring to Berlin during the games the
leading thinkers, writers and poets
of the world have been announced
by Dr. Theodor Lewald, president of
the German Organization Committee.
The return of polo to the program,
he said, came as a result of Argen
tin·.'· plea. It last was included in
1924, the United States losing to Ar
gentina in the final.
Dr. Lewald said 41 nations already
had signified their intention of com
peting in the main events during the
Summer of 1936 and they were mak
ing -plans to accommodate 3,000 ath
letes, more than twice the number
that competed at Los Angeles in 1932.
Twenty-one nations have entered for
the Winter games.
Fights Last Night
Β y the Associated Press.
BELLINGHAM, Wash.—Cecil
Payne, JM, Louisville, Ky., outpointed
Iron. Linn, 136. Missoula, Mont. (8);
Bert Somers, 132. Missoula. Mont., and
Bud 3mlth, 133, Bellingham, drew (4).
SEATTLE. Wash.—Ford Smith, 203,
Xftlispell. Mont, and Λ1 Morro, 200,
Loe Angeles, drew (8).
KAN8AS CITY.—Pat Kissinger, 135,
Kansas City, outpointed Willie Da
vies, 136. El Paso, Tex. (8).
STOCKTON, Calif.—Bob Fraser,
1S3, Chicago, knocked out Jim North
ern·, 1»; Ban Francisco u).
j ST. PBTeRSBURG. Fla—Tony
Leto, 128, Tampa, outpointed Ray
Boree, 128, Jacksonville (10).
/
"Biggest" Grunter Is Here
TOR
JOHANSES.
Reported to
be the most
ponderous of
all the wired
jor - sound
pachyderms
debuts here
tonight at the
Was hington
Auditorium to
pit his 310
pounds against
Blue Son Jen
nings, a mere
218 - pound
stripling, in
one of the
pre liminary
attractions of
the biweekly
rassllng show.
The huge
hunk of
Sweden, al
though stand
ing six feet
five inches in
height, misses
the local all
time altitude
record for a
rassler by an
inch, the dis
tinction going
to Leo Pinet
zki.
The latter,
however, was
some 70
pounds light
er than Jo
hansen.
ADD » EVENT
FOR PROGOLFERS
British Colonial Open Will
Be Decided in Nassau De
cember 18-20.
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK, November 21.—The
pot of gold at the end of the
Winter golf trail was $5,000
richer today as Col. Henry L.
Doherty, president of the Florida
year-round clubs, announced a new
tournament In Nassau, to be called
the British Colonial open.
The tourney, which will be played
on the Bahamas Golf Club course
December 18-20, will boost to $17,500
the total purse money to be offered
by Col. Doherty for play during a two
week period next month.
The announcement follows final
decision on the conditions for the
fifth annual Miami Biltmore open,
the purse for which Col. Doherty has
increased from. $10,000 to $12,500.
This event, the Winter's richest golf
tournament, will hold the boards at
Coral Gables, Fla., December 8-14,
with two divisions competing for an
equal share of the prize money.
A feature of the new British Colo
nial open will be the amateur compe
tition for the new Governor of the
Bahamas Cup, to be presented by
Hon. Bede -cSfPowl for low amateur
score. This will correspond to the
Doherty Trophy, the low amateur
«ward In the Miami Biltmore event.
. ■· ί
MORE MATCH PLAY
PLANNED FOR PROS
Considering Tournament Change
So as to Give Additional Play
ers a Chance. y
By the Associated Press.
CHICAGO, November 21.—A change
in tournament rules which would
give more players an opportunity
to start in the match play rounds, was
under consideration today at the an
nual meeting of the Professional
ι Golfers' Association.
The British plan, adopted this year
by the amateurs and women, raising
the number of qualifiers from 32 to
64, found favor at yesterday's opening
session. If adopted, the system prob
ably will make necessary another
change, limiting the first two rounds
of match play to 18 holes, instead of
36. Otherwise an extra day would be
necessary, which is not considered de
sirable.
Another proposal would exempt the
eight quarter-finalists from the ne
cessity of qualifying for the next
year's tournament.
Fifty-five officers and delegates from
all sections of the country are at
tending the convention which closes
tomorrow night. Election of officers
for 1935 was expected to be held to
day.
BOOSTS BASKET PRICES
MINNEAPOLIS, November 21 (tP).—
An Increase in the prices of Univer
sity of Minnesota basket ball tickets
has been announced.
General admission this season will
be 55 cents, compared with 40 cents
last season, and 80 cents and $1 for
reserved seats, compared to a flat rate
of 65 cents last season.
Mat Matches
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK.—Leo Walflclc, 176,
Germany, threw Joe Banaski, 180,
Poland, 1:15:31.
BALTIMORE.—Jim Londos, 200,
Greece, and Dick Shikat, 210, Phila
delphia, drew, 1:15.
SAN DIEGO. Calif.—Dick Davis
court, 225, 3an Diego, beat Sammy
Stein. 205, New York, two falls out
of three.
SAN FRANCISCO—Ray Steele,
220, Glendale, Calif., defeated Cy Wil
liams, 220, Texas, two out of three
falls; Joe Malcewicz, 216, Utica, Ν. Y.,
beat John Freberg, 236, Seattle, 14
minutes: Ivan MannagofI, 210, Rus
sia. tossed Hardy Kruskamp, 210,
Ohio, 21:00; Jack Washburn, 240,
Boston, pinned Jim Healy, 225,
Phoenix, Ariz., 1 minute.
BOWIE RACES"
November in to 29. Inclusive. Special
trains on W Β & Α.. leave 12th & New
York Ave N.W.. 11 11:20. 11:40 a.m.,
12:10. 12:20. 12:45 p.m.
direct to grandstand.
> FIRST RACE. 1 P.M.
20 YEARS AGO
IN THE STAR.
TECH downed Business to win
the public high school foot
ball championship after the
latter made a surprisingly good
fight. Eastern surprised by defeat
ing Central.
Bank of Washington bowlers
won two out of three games from
the Metropolitan quint. Rolling
for the winners were Seitz, Geier,
Robinson. Phillips and Moore. The
losers used Manning. Bright, Kel
logg, Veirs and Jacobson.
CRACK FIELD IN LINE
FOR DIXIE PIN STAKE
Many Out-of-Town Sharpshooters
Will Take Part in Event
Saturday at Arcadia.
BOWLING stars of Washington,
Baltimore, Richmond, Norfolk,
Annapolis and Hartford are ex
pected to shoot Saturday at the
Arcadia in the first block of the Dixie
Sweepstakes, sponsored by the Times,
starting at 1 o'clock.
As tor Clarke, who won last year
with a record total of 2,003 for the 15
games, will defend the title. Three
others who finished In the 1933 prize
money, Doc Pickus of Baltimore,
Gordon Caldwell and Jake Hansen of
Richmond, are returning.
Preliminaries held at various bowling
establishments, with the winners re
ceiving their entry fees for the final,
have swelled the field to near record
proportions.
Among the better known out-of
town entrants announced by Gino
Simi, tournament manager, are Andy
Zeiler, Doc Pickus, Harry Schreck,
Meyer Jacobson, Dawson Snyder, Ray
Barnes and Jake Wessell of Baltimore;
Gordon Caldwell, Sam Swann, Henry
Dodd, Jake Hanson and Pony Baugh
of Richmond; Nick Tronsky, Jack
White and other members of the Blue
Ribbon team of Connecticut.
As a money tournament the Dixie
ranks second only to the United
States Sweepstakes, staged annually
by the National Duckpin Bowling
Congress.
Punts and Passes
By the Associated Press.
DAVIDSON, N. C—Davidson's rec
ord Is nothing to shout about, having
won only three of its eight games, but
in Johnny Mackorell the Southerners
have a real star. Quarterback and
captain, he has gained a total of 490
yards from scrimmage in 90 attempts,
and completed 25 out of 45 passes, for
a total yardage of 280. He also punts
and has averaged 38 yards.
NEW YORK—With one of the
lightest Columbia teams In recent
years. Lou Little has figured a possible
way of beating Syracuse. "We'll have
to fool 'em If we can." he said. "We
certainly can't do it on power.
ITHACA. — When Cornell meets
Pennsylvania for the forty-first time
on Franklin Field Thanksgiving day,
it will be almost like homecoming for
11 of the up-Staters. who hail from
the Quaker State. Among the regu
lars there's Capt. Walt Switzer from
Williamsport, Bill Condon and Hack
Wilson, Philadelphia; Frank Murdock,
Natrona Heights, and Tom Borland,
Oil City.
NEW YORK—By nightfall It was
expected that the standing room only
sign would be hung out at the Yankee
Stadium, where the Army and Notre
Dame tangle Saturday. The advance
sale already has passed the 76.000
mark and the final 3,000 ducats were
to go on sale to the first come, first
served, this morning.
CAMBRIDG E. — Arnold Horween.
whom Eddie Casey succeeded as head
coach at Harvard, is helping the
Crimson prepare for Yale. Since he
saw the Ells whip Princeton he has
been called Into a coaching confer
ence several times in the last two
days.
WEST POINT.—Lieut. Oar David
son is taking no chances of a leak In
the Army's plan of attack against
Notre Dame. For the first time In
five years, the Cadets are working be
hind locked gates.
UNIVERSITY, Ala.—"Tarzan"
White, Alabama's sophomore guard, is
only 5 feet 7 Inches tall, but he weighs
almoet 210 pounds. He wears a size
17^3 collar and complains that It's
a wee bit tight.
LIQUID
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OUSEK. CHRISTY
EVENLY MATCHED
Three Falls May Be Neces
sary to Decide Rassle Fea
ture Tonight.
R ASS LIN G In a new form will
be perpetrated tonight at the
Washington Auditorium, where
Rudy Dusek, one-time local
favorite, grapples young Vic Christy
of New York In a two-out-of-three
falls match headlining Promoter Joe
Turner's bi-weekly mat show.
The main event will mark the first
time in Turner's half a dozen years
as a promoter that the two-falls sys
tem has been used. Heretofore all
matches have been decided on a one
fall basis.
Though the 20-year-old Christy Is
a neophyte In the professional grap
pling game, he is conceded a good
chance of upsetting the veteran Dusek
tonight. It is likely, so evenly matched
are the opponents, that three . falls
will be necessary.
The supporting card will be fea
tured by the debut of Tor Johansen
of Sweden, reputed to be the biggest
rassler in the country. Johansen,
who dwarfs both Leo Pinetzkl and
Man Mountain Dean, stands 6 feet 5
Inches and weighs 310 pounds. He
will practice on Blue Son Jennings,
durable Indian, in a 30-minute match.
Another Indian, Little Beaver, will
meet Hans Kampfer in the 45-minute
time limit semi-wind-up. Charley
Allen and Floyd Marshall will engage
in the 30-minute curtain-raiser.
Women, accompanied by paying es
corts, will be admitted free. Action
will begin at 8:30 o'clock.
NAWlADVANCE
TILTS WITH 'ARMY1
Will Meet Several Times
Powerful Team Armed
With Foes' Plays.
Special Dispatch to The Star.
ANNAPOLIS. Md„ November 21.
—Once or twice this week
and again during the early
part of next week Tom Ham
ilton will send his Navy elevens
against the Army team which Frank
Poster has drilled in the offensive
tactics of the West Pointers.
This Army-Navy team is a fairly
powerful and adept organization and
Foster, who for years has scouted
the Army regularly, knows almost as
much about its plays as the Cadet
coaches themselves. The players have
entered into the spirit of the thing
and will put a lot in their playing
against the varsity.
Hamilton believes that nothing can
take the place of scrimmage—real
scrimmage, under match condition*. |
He thinks that nothing else can de
velop fine points of play which really
win games.
Play Game in Advance.
SO THIS week and next at Annapo
lis, those who are admitted to
Thompson Stadium will see some
thing of the service contest in ad
vance. The Navy team, using its
running and passing attack, with spe
cial phases arranged for the Army
alone, end the "Army" team, playing
the kind of foot ball used by the lads
up the Hudson.
The practices are. however, guarded
with greater care than ever. All take
place in the stadium. At every en
trance there is stationed not only the
usual watchmen, but a Marine guard,
and only the authoried get so much
as a glimpse.
Yesterday Hamilton took nearly an
hour at the beginning of the practice
session to outline to the varsity and
substitutes the new plays which will
be worked out for use against the
Army. Later he ran through the
plays against the sandbags and fol
lowed with a further test against a
"B" squad team.
V. M. I. PREPARES TRICKS
Seeks Means to Upset Virginia
Tech on Turkey Day.
LEXINGTON, Va., November 21.—
V. M. I.'s touchdowns have been few
and far between this season, but It
believes that the total will go up on
Thanksgiving day at the expense of
V. P. I., the Cadets' rival, in the
thirty-second renewal of a series that
started 40 years age.
The Cadets believe further that
their star backs will cash in on their
new plays. Coach Bill Raftery has
been rehearsing behind closed gates.
Meredith Urick has smashed opposing
lines for three tallies, and his sopho
more running mate, Wayt Clark, has
converted two of his dazzling runt
into six-pointers.
In all except two games the Cadets
have emerged with more first downs
than their opponents. Now Raftery
is concentrating on touchdown plays.
BASKET TEAMS HOT
Five Games on Tap Tonight in
Community Center League.
Sharp competition looms in the
Community Center Basket Ball League
tonight. Five games are booked.
Here's the card:
At Central High—7:30, Federal
Housing vs. Loew's Theaters; 9:30,
Bureau of Investigation vs. Calvary
Drakes.
At Roosevelt—8:30, Tremonts vs.
Clark Plumbers; 9:30, Twin Oaks
Black Hawks vs. Peoples Drug Stores.
At Langley (major loop); 7:30,
Celtics vs. O. P. O.
Last night's results:
Community Center League.
Sholl's, 31; Corr A. C., 13.
Calvary Drakes, 27; Wizards, 18.
National Lumber Co., 40;Brethren,6.
Independent Game.
Parchey's Comets, 44; Company A,
Fort Humphreys, 10.
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SIRANHIΟΠ TUE TEE
by W. R.. MS CALLtIM
un HAKwrri, cnevy Chase
Club pro, hu been sentenced
to spend four months In a
tropical paradise, tour months
at Miami Beach, the playground of
millionaires, giving golf lessons and
basking In the sunshine. Bob will
leave Washington Saturday for Miami
and will not return until about April
1. He again will take up the Job he
has had for the past Ave Winters—
that of the professional at the Indian
Creek Country Club of Miami Beach,
one of the finest golf courses in Flor
equal the par-snatteung 68 ne scored
yesterday over his home course. He
treated Sonny Workman, Maury Fitz
gerald and Fred Schultz to an Im
maculate exhibition of shot-making
with a 35 and a 33, Including an
eagle 3 on the par S fifth hole, where
he knocked an Iron shot a few feet
from the pin and holed the putt.
MRS. RICHARD N. SUTTON will
head the Women's Golf Com
mittee at the Washington Golf
and Country Club next year, while
Mrs. Byron Price will head the Tour
nament Committee. These officers
Ralph Fowler lines up a 20-footer at Washington. Watching
him are P. W. Calfee, R. T. Harrell, M. H. Dineen, Ernest Wilt
shire and. J. B. Beck.
Ida and a layout that would be out
standing anywhere, even without the
palms and tropical scenery that make
it beautiful.
With Bob will go Elwood Poore, his
assistant (or several years, and prob
ably Johnnie Doonan, whom Bob
brought back from Miami last April
to serve in the golf shop at Chevy
Chase. This will leave Bill Hardy in
charge of the Chevy Chase golf shop.
"It looks as if they are getting ready
for a big season down Miami Beach
way." said Bob. "They plan to open the
Indian Creek Club on Thanksgiving
day, a month earlier than usual, and
they want me around when it opens.
Too bad, isn't it."
Martin R. West, new chairman of
the Golf Committee at Columbia, has
arranged the personnel of the com
mittee to serve with him. West was
named golf chairman after the resig
nation of George P. James a couple
of months ago. He has named the
following as members of the com
mittee: H. King Cornwell, Albert R.
MacKenzie, Miller B. Stevinson, James
L. Wright, Prank S. Appleman, Evert
L. Bono, Joseph T. Sherrier, and
Algernon S. Gardiner, jr. Most of
these were on the committee under
the chairmanship of James.
WELL pleased with the way his
golf game is rounding into
form after a six week's layoff,
Roland MacKenzie, Congreslonal's pro.
hopes for great things from the use
of the Interlocking grip which he
started-«sing a week or two before he
was incapacitated by a muscle in
jury. Roland played Columbia yes
terday in 73 strokes, the same score
as that registered by Miller B. Stevin
son, and he looked more like the
Roland of a decade ago than he has
for many years. The new grip makes
htm hit through the ball as he used
to do. and instead of playing a wide,
sweeping hook, his ball goes straight
out with only a suspicion of hook
on it.
"I will be going off to the right on
my iron shots until I get used to it."
Roland said, "but when I get it
grooved I think it is going to help
me a lot."
A1 Houghton, Kenwood pro. minus a
flock of teeth, and with an ailing ankle,
transferred his golf game over to
Washington today, where he hoped to
Pin Standings
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W. L. T P. HO. H.8.
Pepco—M'lnt'nce 15 β 11.353 581 1,674
Cap. TTan. Co... 17 7 13.171 «12 1.730
West. Elec. No. 1 17 7 13.144 «57 1.7O0
West. Elec. No. 2 13 11 11.1111 558 1.55(1
Walker Elec. Co. 13 11 10.H14 540 1.542
Cen. Arm. Works 12 12 12.404 57K 1.657
Delco Light. .. 12 12 11.768 533 1.518
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Pot. Elec. Pow.. » 15 11,580 568 1.606
Double-Hill Elec. 7 14 10.105 516 1.40!»
West. Elec. No. 3 4 17 8.480 610 1.447
Season Records.
High te»m tame—Western Electric No.
1. «57.
Huh team set—Capital Transit Co.
1.7.to.
High Individual same—Roller. 156.
High individual set—Overend. 387.
High weekly game—Roller. 156.
_ High individual averages — Moyer.
117-10; Clements. 117-2; Overend. 11.5-14;
Wingate. 112-16; 8. Lawhorn. 111-0:
Evans. 111-1.
High strikes—Overend. IS: Evans. 17:
Miller. 17, Bush. 16; Clements. 16; Nut
well. 16.
High spares—Moyer, 72: M. Brown. 65;
Clements. 65; Hogarth. 58: Hoffman. 57.
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Wesley M. E. . . 12 12 12.282 603 1.631
St. John's 11 13 12,192 5H5 1.573
Chevy Ch. Pres. 12 1ft 13.971 586 1.648
Potomac Heights 8 19 11.911 598 1.028
Season Records.
High Individual average—Logan (Poto
mac Heights). 112-1.
. High Individual game—Swope <8t.
Johns), lay.
High Individual set—W. Bogley (Eld
brooke). 375.
High strikes—Hoage 'Eldbrooke). 19.
.. Highι spares—Barnsley (Central Metho
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were choeen at a meeting yesterday,
with Mrs. Sutton succeeding Mrs.
Douglas Tschlffely, who has been the
golf chairman for several years. Others
on the committee are: Mrs. A. Sher
man, secretary; Mrs. W. Γ. Draper,
treasurer; Mrs. T. N. De Lashmutt,
Prize Committee; Mrs. Fred Nesblt,
team captain; Mrs. L. Brubaker,
House Committee; Mrs. Tschlffely, En
tertainment chairman: Mrs. Otto
Thacker, Handicap chairman; Mrs.
R. P. Brandt, Mrs. L. Worrell and Mrs.
W. R. Hill. Jr.
That long-delayed semi-final match
between Pat Axtell and Harold
Bowers, the latter the Anacostia
champ, was to be played today with
the winner to meet Claude Rippy in
the final round. Bowers has been 111
; for several days.
Oter at Army-Navy Comdr. C. A.
Magruder took his trusty No. 3 Iron
; in hand and smacked the ball into the
cup on the 160-yard seventeenth hole
for an ace, playing In a match with
Comdr. P. B. Conger, Comdr. Sling
! luff and Comdr. S. F. Helm.
James G. C. Corcoran, well known
Washington Golf and Country Club
player, Is recovering from a pneu
monia attack. He has been in bed
for more than four weeks, but a day
or two ago went to the club and
spent an hour or two In the sunshinr.
SCHOOLBOYS BOWL.
The Central High School Bowling
League of six teams was to open Its
season and elect officers at the Ατ
ι cadia this afternoon.
New York Commission Asks
Suggestions Following
Many Disputes.
By the Aisociated Pru·.
NEW YORK, November 21,-rThe
New York State Athletic
Commission, having failed to
agree on a system of judging
fights which would eliminate so many
questionable decisions, has Invited
suggestions.
Brig. Gen. John J. Phelan, although
desiring to fight a way out of the
muddle, favors the present combined
system of point scoring and round
awards. Bill Brown, his militant as
sociate and former referee, would
scrap the complicated code and give
the referee sole power over the pro
ceedings in the ring. The suggestions
will be considered Friday.
Under the rules, a boxer may lose
a round for any of a dozen minor
rule infractions. The judges are re
quired to count two pointa each for
ring generalship, aggressiveness and
defense, and four for effective punch
ing, a total of 10 in each pound.
"They're seeing everything but the
fight," argued Brown.
Brown was not so sure that some
of the officials may not be doing busi
ness with the gamblers, but Phelan
refused to believe that anything of
that kind might have been going on.
"I thought they did on the Jackson
decision—some one got a favor there,"
replied Brown in referring to a flght
in the Garden last Friday night in
which Sammy Puller, Boston, floored
young Peter Jackson of California,
three times and still lost the decision.
FINE PAIR OF GENERALS
Seaton and Arnold, Quarterbacks,
Shine for State Champs.
LEXINGTON, Va., November 21 —
Seldom can a foot ball team boast
two quarterbacks, but that's one of
the things that has helped the Gen
erate of Washington and Lee In their
march to a second State champion
ship.
Bill Seaton. 148-pounder, has had
the call in most games, but on oc
casions Coach Tex Tilson has started
Joe Arnold, who totes 165 pounds. In
practically every game of the season
these two have alternated at the job.
Sometimes, too, Tilson has put
Arnold in at half, and also kept Sea
ton in at quarter—getting thereby a
valuable combination. And each has
gained his share of ground.
MELBOURNE GOLF
RULED ΟΥ YANKS
Laffoon, Missing 3-Footer,
Is Only One of Eight to
Lose Match.
Br tbe Associated Press.
MELBOURNE, November 21.—
Seven of eight American
entrants won their opening
matches today In the Cen
tenary Professional Golf Tournament
and gained the quarter finals tomor
row.
Ky Laffoon of Denver prevented
the meet from quickly developing into
an all - American event when he
missed a 3-foot putt on the thirty
seventh hole and lost to Martin
Smith. Victoria professional.
Jimmy Thompson of Los Angeles,
winner of last week's $5,000 Cente
nary open, barely scraped through
with a spectacular 1-up victory over
Rufus Stewart, portly South Aus
tralian. Three down on the eight
eenth, Thompson squared the match
on the twenty-third, but was again
2 down on the thirty-third. He finally
drew even on the thirty-fifth and
captured the thirty-sixth when Stew
art missed a 3-footer.
The other Americans won almost
as they pleased, Paul Runyan of
White Plains, N. Y.t piling up the
day's biggest margin with an 11
and-9 victory over Sam Richardson
of New South Wales.
Harry Cooper of Chicago beat
Teddy Naismith of Victoria, 10 and
9; Leo Diegel downed Charlie Gray
of New South Wales. 9 and 7; Dens
more Shute of Philadelphia beat
Harry Boorer of Victoria, 4 and 3;
Craig Wood of Deal, N. J., trimmed
Fergus McMahon of South Australia,
3 and 1, while Joe Ezar of Waco,
Tex., defeated Lou Kelly of New
South Wales, 2 and 1.
First prize in the match play is
£500 (about $2,500).
GAELS HAVE TWO ACES.
ST. MARY'S—The galloping Gaels
boast two consistent ground gainers.
They are A1 Niohelini, who in carry
ing the ball 70 times has eaten up
335 yards for an average of 5 yards
a play, and Herb Schreiber, who has
lugged the leather 58 times for 255
yards, good for an average of 4.3 per
carry.
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