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Grimm Not to Stand Pat With Cubs That Spurted to National League Peak
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Wrigley Won’t Be Satisfied
Till Club Hoists World
Title Banner.
BY FRANCIS J. POWERS.
CHICAGO. November 4.—Charlie
Grimm is not going to stand entirely
pat on the Chicago Cub team which
reeled off 21 consecutive victories to
win the National League champion
ship.
P. K Wrigley. youthful owner of
the Cubs, was happy in his team's
performance, but it still has to win^
1hP world championship—which was
the ambition of his father before
him—and that Is his goal in 193fi.
The Cubs will not need a lot of re
building. The young Infield of Cavar
retta, Herman. Jurges and Haok will
pontinue intact. Augie Galan. the
"Flying Frenchman." and Frank Dem
*ree are certainties in the outfield ■
and that grand veteran "Gabby" I
Hartnett and the youthful and fiery
Jimmy O'Doa will continue as catch
ers. Warnrke and Lee of the pitch
ing staff are sure to remain aces of
the team. But Chicago must have
another outfielder and two or three
more pitchers.
May i nanpp ms «mu.
I low to get them? Perhaps the
■*1 unlimited Wrigley bank roll may
do the trick. Last Winter. Mr. Wrig
]py declared he was through paying
high prices for players, having in mind
the young fortunes spent for • Babe"
Herman. "Chuck" Klein and some
others. But perhaps a pennant win
ner has changed Wrigley s ideas.
The Phillips and the Braves after
poor seasons may be willing to ex
change one of their few star pitchers
for cold cash. The Cubs could use
Curt Davis or Ed Brandt and Wallie
Berger would be a grand addition to
their outfield. Chances are Grimm
-ss ill be in there bidding when the
Winter league meetings open for busi
ness.
The Cubs hate one great trading
chattel in "Woody" English, a sharp
infielder. who was the forgotten man
of the team all last season. Only 28
years of age. English has been with
the Cubs nine seasons and for eight
was the regular short stop or third
baseman. BUI Jurges' sensational
fielding drove him from short to third
base and last reason he was benched
in preference for Lindsirom and
H»( k
There are many who believe English
Hie equal of either Lindstrom or Hack
at third base and his permanent
benching was one of the puzzles of the
Cub campaign. English is one of the
highest priced players on the Chicago
team and tremendously popular with
the players and owners—if not the
manager—but undoubtedly would like
to get with a team on which he could
play regularly.
Giants Eyeing English.
'T'HERE is talk that English may
land with the New York Giants,
although Bill Terry has no pitchers to
offer in exchange. Terry was here
recently and all sorts of rumors
bloomed there is no question but that
Terry wants some infielders and Eng
lish would make him a good hand,
since the little man ran play second
base as well as short or third. Frankie
Frisch is another who would not be
adverse to securing English and the
other five clubs of the league would
find him a valuable player. English
likely will be traded, in which event
Hartnett could become the Cub cap
tain. but whatever club gets him will
have to bid high m pitchers or cash.
P. K. Wrigley promised ‘Chuck”
Klein a new contract when the out
fielder hit a home run in the fifth
world series game, so Charles prob
ably escaped a trip down the river.
Lindstrom might go in a deal, since
he was of little value to the team until
the closing month of the season.
"Lindy” is no longer a great batter
and the Cubs could sacrifice him for
a younger man. Tex Carleton. the
tall pitcher, is certain to be on the
market but the valiant, veteran
Charlie Root will be kept, for without
him the Cubs would not have won in
1935. Larry French might go in a
deal but only if a better southpaw
could be obtained.
The Cubs won't trade many but any
deals made will be of tiemendous im
portance to the success of the club.
With a few additions, Wrigley might
achieve his ambition for a world
championship team in 1936.
CHURCH BOXERS BATTLE
Featuring Kirk Burk, former Dis
trict amateur heavyweight champion,
and Ox Bordeaux, Georgetown Uni
versity mittman of several seasons
ago. Our Lady of Victory Church will
present seven 4-round bouts tomorrow
right in the church gymnasium. Con
duit and Reservoir roads, at 8.30
o'clock.
Scheduled matches call for Mike
Tardugno to swap punches with Joe
Doty and Jimmy Curtin to face
Johnny Biefour. Local boys' clubs
will provide the fighters in the re
maining four bouts.
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ANACOSTIA TAKES GAME
Anacostia scored a touchdown n
the first quarter and a safety in the
second to defeat the Warwicks yester
day, 8 to 0.
Chips From the Mapleways
Hamilton national Anally
reached first place In the
Bankers' League when their
rollers tied American Security
& Trust's first team In games won
and lost . . . both have taken 17 out
of 24 games. ... Ladies of the Budget
Bureau lead Kann's by two games in
the Independent Loop. . . . For the
first cime this year W. A. C. S. dis
played last year's form in winning
three games in the "What's-in-a
Name-League." . . . The 1934 champs
rolled three games over 500 for a 1,518
set. .. Mary Bryant leading the way
with a 124 game, high for the week.
. . . Government tops Cleveland by
one game in the Chesapeake & Po
tomac Telephone Co. League. . . .
Hilliard, of the runners-up, has not
seen his 156 high game beaten. . . .
The Steam Rollers repulsed their mast
serious rival in the Dynamite Loop
last week when they took two games
from the Wrecking Crew . . . while
mast of the Wreckers were wrecked^
Lange splashing 346 pins. . . . The
second-place Doubleday-Hill Electric
Co. and the third-plare Capital Tran
sit five hold high team set and game,
respectively, in the Electrical Bowling
Loop, but Pepco-Maintenance still
heads the precession.
TJ ELENA KOHLER, official scorer of
** the Eastern Star League, still
holds individual scoring honors, with
a 149 game and a 380 set. . . . The
Joseph H. Milans team is only one
game away from the league-leading
Washington Centennials. . . . The
Columbia Lodge. No. 174. I. A. M.
organization, finds two teams tied for
first, B. M. No. 1 and Bd. Mt. No. 1.
. . . Alley Cats still lead the Cardinals
by three games in the Ladies' Pro
curement Division ... but the sixth
place Brownies' 1.260 set is “tops."
. . . Lebanon, defeated but once in 15
games, is rivaled only by Hiram in the
Masonic League. . . . Hiram has taken
15 out of 18 battles. . . . Whip Litch
field led individuals last week with a
168 game, while Demarest, King and
Gray all shot 141.
Luther Place and Keller Memorial,
deadlocked for first place, are showing
the way to the twice-crowned cham
pionship St. Paul's five in the Luth
eran Church League . . . while the
Lutherat- Ladies are led by George
town and Zion . . . First Church is
one game ahead of Bronkland and
National in the B. Y. P. U. loop . . .
BRITISH, SUN RADIO
IN SOCCER THRILLER
3.000 See Sailors From York
Hold Capital Champions to
Scoreless Draw.
'1'HREE THOUSAND soccer fans
still are talking about, the thrill
they received at the Rosedale Play
ground yesterday as they watched a
picked team of British sailors from
the cruiser H. M. S. York, now in
dock here, and the Capital's cham
pionship soccer team, the Sun Radio,
plav to a scoreless tic.
The spectators got their first tingle
of excitement early when the visitors
swept toward the iocals’ goal, only to
find Wilson. Sullivan and Hook neatly
blocking their best scoring efforts.
An offensive of their own then was
started by the District champions with
Simonds and Jacobson carrying the
ball to the very edge of the York
goal. Both teams showed equal dash,
speed and science, but both were in
accurate in shooting for the openings.
In regular Recreational League
games Mitchell Brothers and Occo
quan remained deadlocked for second
place with victories over Sabaudia
and Silver Spring, respectively. The
Mitchell Brothers won. 6-0. and Occo
quan scored. 4-1. These teams will
meet next Sunday for the runner-up
past.
GEORGETOWN BOYS
GAIN GRID HONORS
Defeat Northeast Team to Win
Midseason Championship
With Clean Slate.
pTRST-HALF champions of the Na
* tional Capital City 135-Pound
League are the Georgetown Boys' Club
undefeated gridmen today, the result
of the'r 27-0 rout of the Northeast
Boys' Club in a Sabbath engagement.
The game was the feature of three
played in that organization.
Virginia Avenue A. C. gained sec
ond place in the first-half standings
by virtue of its 14-13 victory over the
Centennials. A 40-yard run by Rus
sell Anderson tied the score in the
last quarter and his off-tackle plunge
after the score netted the game-win
ning point.
In a 150-pound contest, a fourth
quarter touchdown and safety pro
vided the Maryland Preps with an
8-0 verdict over the Cardinals. Bealor
scored the 6-pointer and the Preps’
line broke through to tackle Ryan In
the end zone for the safety.
SLATE STILL UNMARKED.
Still undefeated and unscored upon
' are the Taknma Junior Fire Depart
ment gridmen. who won their fourth
victory yesterday, defeating the North
i western A. C.. 13-0.
Watch these leaders In these leagues'
. . . Hydrographic In the Navy De
partment, Pressmen In the Engineer
Reproduction Pl:.nt, S. S. Lions In
the Civics Clubs, HesslCk Coal In Co
lumbia Heights, Malls and Piles In
the I C. C„ Seal Construction at
Takoma, Plumber in the District of
Columbia Repair Shop, Ovando In
the K. of C.. Executives In the H. O.
L. C„ Stanley Horners crowd in the
General Motors and the Dally News
In the Convention Hall Daylight.
VLflTH each winning two games last
** week. Eastern and Fred D.
Stuart remained tied for the leader
ship of the Odd Fellows’ Bowling
League . . . Stanley Horner and
Wolfe Motor face the same situation
in the General Motors loop . . .as
do Presbyterian No. 2 and Baptist- |
Christian in Takoma Church's
League . . . The Athletics and Reds
boast a half-game margin over the
Tigers to lead the P. W. A. League
. . . Four teams, the Frankies, Bar
b:ttes. Transportation No. 1 and
Auditors, boast similar records in the
War Department League.
20 YEARS AGO
IN THE STAR
TV/fOUNT ST. MARY'S has can
celed its game with Catholic
University, scheduled for Saturday.
No reason was given, other than
that the team was not in good
enough condition to meet the Car
dinals.
St. Albans will play one of its
most important games Saturday
when it goes against Gilman Coun
try School of Baltimore at Satterlee
Field. The Baltimoreans have
been making quite a record against
scholastic elevens of Maryland this
year.
Local pinmen are planning to
boom the Atlantic Coast Bowling
Association this season and will
meet next Wednesday night to form
a Tournament Committee, which
will conduct the national classic
to be held here next year under the
auspices of the association.
Jake Daubert. captain and first
baseman of the Brooklyn Superbas,
has been defeated in his fight for
election as an alderman in one of
Brooklyn’s 39 districts.
Sportliglit
(Continued From Tenth Page.!
Scarlet mass—the grand climax of as
big a day as any foot ball player will
know this Fall.
| There are no miracles in foot
ball, after all. There must be
rta«ons, apart from lurk. There
was no luck attached to Notre
Dame's final fifteen minutes that
should hare earned four touch
downs.
When an individual or a team in
competition begins to slip and crack
the collapse can take place in a hurry.
It can be like a powder explosion. This
is what happened to Ohio State when
her thirteen points, once as tail as
a turret against the sky, suddenly
began to crumble.
And this final collapse happened to
come against a game, fast, desperate
team that refused to surrender for
a split second—a team that had not
only the spirit of Notre Dame's great
est years, but also one of the best
backs that ever carried a triple charge
into enemy country on play after
play. When you are falling back and
the other fellow is coming on. it
doesn't take long for the tidal wave
to break. Neither Ohio State's first
nor second string was seasoned enough
to stem any such break, or alert,
enough to muss up a passing game
that opened raggedly and finished
with well-trained skill.
I Ohio State still is a fine foot ball
! team but it will take something now to
head off Notre Dame from the Rose
Bowl trail, even with Pilney. the
four-men-in-one. nursing a torn lig
ament that may keep him out of
action for many weeks.
Stopping this inspired Notre Dame
team, with Elmer Layden in charge,
will be something for Northwestern.
Army and Southern California to
think about. With Pilney around.
, there would be no argument.
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Grid Results
Professional.
Chicago Bears, 20; New York
Giants, 3.
Detroit Lions. 7; Chicago Cardi
nals, 6.
Philadelphia Eagles, 7; Boston Red:
skins, 6.
Brooklyn Dodgers, 13: Pittsburgh
i Pirates, 7.
Columbia Mohawks. 19: Tower
| City. 0.
St. Louis Gunners, 33; Canton
dll.) All-Stars. 4.
College.
St. Thomas, 14; La Salle, 13.
St. Bonaventure. 18; Canisius. 14.
San Francisco. 9; Loyola (Calif.). 0.
St. Thomas (Minn.), 0: St. John's
(Minn.), 0.
Kirksville Teachers, 20; Cape Gi
rardeau. 0.
Old Putter Wins McLeod Golf Titles
Club He Got in 1911 Favored Over Famed Mashie-Niblick by Wee Scot.
IT MAY not bf the oldest golf
club in use around Washing
ton but it certainly Is one of
the most deadly.
Fred McLeod s keen-bladed little
mashie-niblick is the club with
which he has attained international
fame as a player of bunker shots,
but when it comes to potent golf
clubs Freddy thinks his ancient
wooden-shafted putter is his most
lethal weapon.
Back in 1911 Freddie picked up a
new. shiny Braid-Mills putter, an
aluminum - headed weapon which
seemed to do well by him. He has
carried the little toy along with
him down through 24 years of
knocking around golf courses on
two continents and in Innumerable
championships. That putter has
helped the little Columbia Scot to
win several championships, but it
wasn't with him when he won the
national open crown In 1908. Fred
die was putting with a blade putter
then.
r\
i In the years since 1911 putter
styles have changed plenty of times
and Fred has gone from wooden
shafted clubs to steel-shafted weap
ons. but he still sticks to his old
love when it comes down to the
business of getting the ball in the
cup.
You could change all the clubs
in McLeod's bag, including his be
loved mashie - niblick, but you
. couldn't wean that putter away
from him. He is too good with the
darned thing.
You hear a lot about Freddie's
skill in the white wastes of the
bunker, his consistently straight
ivooden-club play, but you hear lit
tle about his putting. The plain
fact of the matter is that that
moribund weapon, first fashioned
nearly a quarter century ago, func
tions for one of the better putters
anywhere.
The way Freddie bowls in those
nerve-testing six-footers is a cau
tion and the faster he putts the
better. No looking over the line,
surveying it from hole to ball, for
Freddie. He simply walks up and
taps the ball and the doggoned
thing goes into the cup. It's all as
simple as that.
Fred has shifted back and forth
over the last two or three years
from wod to steel and he isn't yet
sure that steel is the better. He
calls the steel-shafted clubs "gas
pipes” and insists that steel hasn’t
yet been made to have the feel of
wood.
So, when he has an important
match on, he will reach up on the
shelf In his golf shop and haul
down the old wooden - shafted
weapons.
His sole permanent concession to
modernity la a little shallow-facgd
spoon, almost a wooden mas hie,
with which he can make a golf ball
sit up and talk
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COLORED RINGMEN
PERFORM TONIGHT
Inaugurate Indoor Season With
36-Round Program Featuring
Eley and Buffalo.
piGHT-HUNGRY fans of the Dls
trict will be served with a 36
round all-colored card tonight as the
Indoor season is Inaugurated at the
Lincoln Colonnade.
Billy Eley, undefeated In nine pro
fessional starts, will clash with the
clever Gene Buffalo in the 10-round
main event.
Scoring 67 knockouts in winning
114 out of 119 scraps. Eley has taken
such prominent pugilists as Georgia
Gibbs, Calvin Reed and Phil Mc
Quillan. while Buffalo is remembered
for his three bruising battles here
with Meyer Rowan, all of which
Buffalo won.
While Buffalo has scored over Harry
Serody and Patsy Wallace in addi
tion to Rowan, Eley is a dangerous
puncher who may prove troublesome
to the Philadelphia welterweight.
A clever boxer who continually
keeps most of his opponents off bal
ance. Buffalo usually Ls content to
pile up points. while weaving and
dancing around his enemy.
In the semi-final bout. Calvin Reed
will meet Baby Kid Chocolate in a
scheduled eight-round match, while
other bouts list Jack Grant facing
Howard Brown, Lem Simon tangling
with Johnny Freeman and Bobby
Green squaring off with Ted King.
Action will get under way at 8:30
o'clock.
HESSICK COALMEN WIN.
Three touchdowns were dividejJ
among McMahon. Bryant and Her
bert a.* the Hessick Coalmen rang up
a 20-0 triumph over Delta Phi Sigma
Fraternity eleven yesterday.
ti/ PERIUCMILLERiif^M
. "Two-on-One" Club, the an
A glere' counterpart of the golf
/ \ era’ "Hole-in-One" organiza
1 V tton. is being sponsored by the
Sports Afield Magazine. Certificates
will be Issued to fishermen hooking
two with one cast where authentic
; information is given them of the
catch. No dues, no duties.
Two fish on one cast, on one bait,
seems unusual, but it happens quite
frequently. There are even cases of
"three-in-one,” one bass grabbing the
lure, another attempting to snatch it
and a third mixing in and getting
hooked.
Imagine yourself with a two-pound
er and a four-pounder on the same
! plug, and your surprise when you1
brought them up to the boat.
/~)NE of the oddest ‘-two-ln-one" j
catches was that of a single-bait- i
ed hook taken in by one fish with the !
hook passing out through its gills to
be grabbed by a second fish, w hich j
also was hooked, thereby stringing1
number one.
Another unusual case was that of,
a three-pound bass taken on a "river
1 runt" plug. On the way in. a four
pound wall-eyed pike endeavored to
take it away from Mr. Bass and
found himself also hooked.
"Double-headers" on brook trput
are quite common where two or three
flies are used and they give the trout
fishermen a merry tussle because
neither fish is hampered by the other, i
GTRANGEST of all are the eases of
| k’ "double-headers" on fishermen,
where one fish gathers the bait of two
I anelers. A giant pickerel last year
i pulled this on two Eastern anglers
! and a big marlin off the California
! roast gathered in the bait of two fish- I
ermen.
Thousands of anglers are eontinu- 1
Ine their fishing into the Fall months, i
and those who also are duck hunters
are using their spare time surveying
apots for their Fall gunning, which in
this section starts November 21.
The majority of anglers have packed
away their tackle until next Spring.
but the dyed-in-the-wool followers of
the sport who are not afraid of a little
cold weather will have a great time
from now until the end of November
catching the large and small mouth
black bass In fresh water and the
gamey rockflsh In salt water.
All bass streams are in wonderful
condition, some perhaps just a little
loo clear for the best Ashing. The
Potomac is not green, but indigo,
almost black, a sight for sore eyes. In
the river below Washington, in Pis
rataway Creek and Gunston Cove
many large-mouth bass are caught
and Sergt. Richardson at Fort Wash
ington and Capt. Aubrey Shephard at
Gunston Cove have plenty boats and
live bait for those who wish to try
their luck.
\VrE DO not hear of many catches
of small-mouth bass close to
Washington—and the principal rea
son Is It. is almost impossible to ob
tain a boat between the Little and
Great Falls This section of the Poto
mac is fairly alive with these game
sters. O'Dell Whipple, well-known
local sportsman, has been landing his
bag limit back of Sycamore Island
with great regularity, and Carl Stod
der, a life member of the Sycamore
Island Club, tells of wonderful catches
and many bass breaking water oppo
site the club house.
Following a number of years of
muddy water in the Potomac, when
Ishtng was next to impossible, the
mm have inerpa^pd m largp numbers
ind today there is no better fishing
o be found than in the river from
kittle Falls to Great Falls.
On a tour of inspection Thursday
ve found a place just this side of the
Old Anglers Club on Conduit Road
that bore a sign, “boats for hire.” i
There was no one around at the time. '
so we could not get the name. It Is
the last house on the left-hand side
of the road before you reach the old
club house.
The water is treacherous in this
part of the river and we advise a
guide if you can obtain a boat. Don't
take unnecessary risks.
Judge William S. Snow and Herbert
Knight of Alexandria fished off St.
Jeromes Creek Jast week and landed
26 rockflsh, none large, but did not
get a blue. We don't advise anglers
to seek this species now. It Is more
or less a hit-or-miss proposition, al- j
though we do not believe all the blues
ever leave the bay waters. As a matter
of fact, we have heard of them being
landed by commercial fishermen in
their nets throughout the Winter, but
not in large numbers.
CMALL or pan-size rockfish are being
^ landed everywhere this Fall in the
bay and iU tributaries. We received a
letter from William Fischer of 515 De
catur street, who said:
"I have been interested In reading
your column on fishinz. and in turn
thought you might be interested In
knowing that a party out with Capt.
Tom Henley of North Beach. Md„ re
cently in three hours' trolling caught
61 rockfish, ateraging from 1 to 2’^
pounds. After running out of bait, we
used red inner tube strips '6-inch
wide and 1 Inch in length and caught
quite a few." The party consisted of
William Fischer and his son. John
Frasser. R A. Davis and Bernard
"Brownie” Ward.
W. L. Santman writes: "I see you
also are fishing for rorkfi'h since the
blues appear to have left our waters.
Did not think you would be interested
in catches of small rock, so did not
bother to give you a report last week.
My partner. S. T. Malby. and I got
70 small rock last week, the majority !
being caught off Town Point, opposite
the big ships at Solomons. Tuesday
we trolled around Cedar Point Light
and landed 04 pan rock up to 2 pounds.
Lost a few larger ones and threw baric
a number of very small fish of this
species. All were caught on a small
spinner with bloodworm. We spent
some time trolling around Lower or
Little Cove Point, but no luck with
blues or rock."
'T'HE Autumn run of fish now is on
at Wachapreague, Va., according
to word received from A. H. G. Mears.
He writes that last Wednesday he
landed 47 sea trout. Must be plenty
down that way.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Parker of 1518
Twenty-ninth street have just re
turned from a month's visit to Miami
Beach, Fla. These two anglers take
their fishing seriously and seldom
missed a day on the waters of the
Gulf Stream. They landed many sail
fish. five in one day being the biggest
catch. The largest weighed 57 pounds
and was caught by Mrs. Parker. She
said the sailftsh came along in large
n mbers following the first storm of
the Fall season and were everywhere
in the Gulf Stream. She also said
4hat the first blues of the Fall season
made their appearance off the Florida
coast 10 days ago.
These anglers were using light
tackle and had as their guide Capt.
Will Underwood and his cruiser, Music
Maid.
Capt. Noah Hazzard at Galesville.
Md . announces his second oyster roast
of the season on Sunday, November 17.
HEURICH FIVES CALLED.
Candidates for both the professional
and unlimited amateur 1935-36 bas
ket tall teams oi Heurich's Brewery
are to meet at Heurich's gem tonight
at 7:30 o'clock.
ALCOVA GRID WINNER
The Altova Btidmtn. who defeated
the Falls Church eleven. 7 to o, vev
terday at A’-linston. a ill report »t
the Arlington Fire House at 7:30
o'clock Thursday. Games are being
booked by Henson at Clarendon I4bb.
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