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Outstanding Basketer in Evening Star Tourney to Be Rewarded
— ■ i I, .. i i. .JL ____
Farrington, Mesmer, Cotton
Named Judges—Girls to
Play Saturday.
Astute judges of basket ball flesh,
for the first time in the six-year
history of The Star's metropolitan
Interscholastic tournament, will select
the outstanding player in the event
to be inaugurated tomorrow night at
Tech High gym. Their unenviable
task calls for something akin to sifting
the sands of the Sahara and selecting
the smoothest grain.
Freddy Mesmer. dapper Georgetown
coarh; Fod Cotton, Catholic University
court mentor, and Max Farrington,
George Washington athletic director,
comprise the committee named not
only to select the finest boy performer,
but, also to judge the best and second
best suburban boys’ teams. Handsome
trophies will be awarded the winners
in each instance.
Not since The Star's tourney started
In 1933 has the event boasted as many
individual aces. Clint Quantrille, Russ
Lombardy and Lee Lusby of Eastern;
Jim Giebel, Joey Gallagher and
Johnny Swagart of St. John’s, and
Bob Custer and Len Stanton of
Western are a few of the lads capable
of snatching the individual trophy.
General all-round effectiveness, defen
sively and offensively, will be con
sidered paramount in making the
Suburban Competition Hot.
Hardly less difficult will be the job
of choosing the best and second
best suburban outfits, for Bethesda
Chevy Chase, Washington-Lee, Mount
Rainier, Georgetown Prep and Fred
ericksburg are rated nearly on a
par. Bethesda-Chevy Chase, the only
scholastic team to trounce the highly
regarded St. John’s quint, apparently
would be favored at first glance, but
Washington-Lee has trimmed Bethesda
and the remaining clubs are de
termined to capture the coveted
The tourney will be launched with
6t. John's meeting a primed Fred
ericksburg High team at 8 o'clock, to
be followed by a collision between Be
thesda-Chevy Chase and Mount Rain
ier. Friday night Eastern will face
‘ Georgetown Prep at 8 o'clock, with
the nightcap a battle between West
ern and Washington-Lee. Semi-finals
will be staged Saturday afternoon at 2
o'clock, with the final Monday night.
The girls’ tournament, to be heid as
a separate event during the prelim
inary stage, will be staged at the Uni
versity of Maryland men's gymnasium
Saturday night at 7:30 o'clock, with
Sherwood meeting George Washing
ton in the first game and Bethesda
Chevy Chase facing Mount Rainier.
There will be no admission charge.
Western Quint in Fettle.
Victors in the girls’ preliminary
round will square off in the final Mon
day night prior to the boys' game at
Tech High. Admission to all boys’
cards will be 25 cents, with the profits
to go to the Community Center De
Western, defending champion, to
day keyed its collective scoring eye
following a 26-22 triumph over Wilson
In grabbing a second place tie with
Roosevelt in the interhigh series finale.
The Red Raiders unveiled a scor
ing threat in Bob Holloran, a stubby
forward who has confined his efforts
chiefly to smooth floor work this sea
son Holloran flipped in 9 points to
lead Western's offensive maneuvering,
and, coupled with Stanton and Custer,
gives the defending titleholders an
added punch on the eye of The Star
Western. GF.Pts. Wilson. G.F.Pts.
k Holloran.f.„ 4 1 ft Hawksw’th.f OOO
Bu'anson.f -Oil Donaldson.f 0 n 0
Cutter.f 2 0 4 MacDonald.f 2 15
Brennan.f__ 0 n 0 Woodson f non
fltant.on.c.- .3 17 Russell.f o 0 0
Hughes.C- _ o 0 0 Fmdley.c .215
Needle.?_113 DonM’n^y.? 2 0 4
Saylor ?_10 2 Dave M'ey.g 0 0 0
Price.?_ 0 0 0 Fu?ler.? 3 2 S
Horn e- 0 0 0 Dunni'gton.g o o o
Roller.?_0 0 0
Totals 11 4 26 Totals ft 4 22
Referees—Joe Mitchell and Orrell Mitch
Georgetown Prep also presented evi
dence it is ready for Eastern, dispos
ing of Montgomery-Blair, 17-10, on
the loser's court. Nadler and Boylan
paced the Little Hoyas with 7 and 5
points, respectively.
Blair. G.F.Pts. G'own Prep. O F.Pts. j
McKay.f . - o o 0 Bovlan.f 2 1 5
Ballard.f .0 0 0 Zayas.f o o o
ttonnelly.f .113 Madler.f 3 17
Workman,!- 0 0 0 Kelly.c 1 o 2
Mason.f. _ 2 0 4 Fahre'dorf.g 0 o o
Bacon.f 0 o 0 Devine.? 113
Bills.c _1 0 2
Norris? __ 0 0 0
Tabbutt.g._ oil
Km?.? _ ... 0 0 o
Totals 4 2 10 Totals 7 3 17
Referee—Mr. Sivigny.
--• —
Andrew Ponzi Is Only Unbeaten
Ex-Champ Among Four in
Pocket Tourney.
By the Associated Press.
> NEW YORK, March 2.—A wide-open
battle for the world pocket billiard
crown appeared likely today with only
l Andrew Ponzi of Philadelphia, re
maining unbeaten of the four ex
champions competing for the title
which Ralph Greenleaf is not defend
Ponzi trounced Charles Seaback of
Lawrence, Kans., 125 to 43 last night,
but the other former champions
weren’t so lucky. Marcel Camp of Al
bany defeated Bennie Allen of Kan
sas City, 125 to 109; Onofrio Lauri of
Brooklyn beat Erwin Rudolph of Cleve
land, 125 to 56, and Joe Diehl of Rock
ford, HI., completed the rout of for
mer title holders by defeating youth
ful Jimmy Caras of Wilmington, Del.,
125 to 95.
In this afternoon’s matches, Lauri
will meet Joe Procita of Gloversville
and Irving Crane, the 23-year-old Li
vonia, N. Y„ star, who was runner-up
to Greenleaf in the last tournament,
will oppose George Kelly of Philadel
phia. The night s competition will
find Rudolph playing Camp and Willie
Mosconi, another Philadelphian, fac
ing the veteran Allen.
Varsity Quints
Oeorge Washington University. 44:
Loyola of Chicago.. 30.
Oeorge Washington Frosh. 36: Y. M.
• C A.. 25.
Johns Hopkins. 63: Wilson Teachers.
* 37
■Hsabethtown College 46; Blue Ridge
Club. 45.
Indiana Central 51: Hanover. 36.
De Pauw. 32; Wabash. 23.
St. Joseph's. 68; Anderson, 52.
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Final Standings
In School Series
W. L.
Eastern_9 1
Roosevelt _7 3
Western _7 3
Tech . 5 5
Wilson_1 9
Central..1 s
Result Yesterday.
Western, 26; Wilson, 22.
Previous Results.
Tech, 17; Wilson, 11.
Western, 20; Central 19.
Roosevelt, 2; Eastern, 0 (forfeit).
Tech, 33; Central, 23.
Eastern, 45; Wilson, 26.
Western, 31; Tech, 22.
Eastern. 44; Tech. 13.
Roosevelt, 30; Central, 24.
Eastern, 18; Western, 14.
Roosevelt, 30; Wilson, 27.
Eastern, 27; Central, 24.
Roosevelt, 32; Tech, 24.
Western, 37; Roosevelt, 19.
Wilson. 23: Central, 21.
Western, 31; Wilson, 24.
Tech, 27; Central, 22.
Eastern, 45; Roosevelt, 35.
Tech, 34; Wilson. 28.
Western, 24; Central. 20.
Eastern, 21; Tech, 12.
Roosevelt, 28; Central, 24.
Tech, 25: Western, 21.
Eastern, 48; Wilson, 32.
Eastern, 35; Central, 26.
Roosevelt, 26; Tech, 15.
Eastern, 39; Western, 24.
Roosevelt, 32: Wilson, 25.
Western, 27; Roosevelt, 18.
Central, 38; Wilson, 29.
Three Police Boys’ Club Squads
After Georgetown's Crown
in Latter’s Gym.
One hundred and six junior mitt
men will box in 12 weight classes
tonight when the annual D. C. A. A. U.
Junior Golden Gloves Tournament gets
under way at 7 o'clock at the George
town Boys' Club.
Georgetown Boys' Club larrupers
are expected to defend their title suc
cessfully, but probably will receive
tough opposition from the three Met
ropolitan Police Boys’ Club teams
The local Boxing Commission will
supervise the tournament and provide
gold and silver medals to winners
and runners-up in each class. The
winning team will receive the Lucien
Van Doren Trophy.
Other outfits considered promising
are the American Legion Boys' Club
of Colmar Manor, Central and North
east branches of the Boys' Club of
Washington, Merrick Boys’ Club and
the Neighborhood House.
55 pounds. John Heiss vs. Arthur Rodill:
54 pounds. Malcolm Beall vs. Horace High
smith; 5.1 pounds. Richard Beall vs. Pat
Leary; 55 pounds, Louis Schwartz vs John
Sachs: 51 pounds. Monte Burns vs. Richard
JaniBian. tin pounds. Buddy Moran vs
Russell Maske; 6 pounds. Martin Town
send vs. Joa Mallon: 59 pounds. Aloyslus
Schwartz vs. Bernard Barry; H2 pounds,
Tom Graves vs, Mike Leary; ti4 pounds.
Fred Jordan vs. Clarence Brandenburg: 65
pounds. David Clinton vs. David Coakley;
tin pounds. Harry Ismer vs. John Mallon:
64 pounds. Charles Redmond, jr. vs. Rich
ard Patterson; 112 pounds. Charles Farrell
vs. William Strieter: 110 pounds. Charles
Robinson vs. Walker Leith; 118 pounds.
Leonard Taylor vs. James E. Morgan: 117
pounds, Claude Welch vs. William Coakley.
With Logan and Brown scoring 10
points apiece. Twelfth Street Y. M. C.
A.'s basket ball team nosed out the
Newark Collegians, 31-30, on the locals'
court yesterday. The winners will
play host to the Union Station Red
Caps on Friday night.
New York Americans. 4: Montreal
Canadiens. 2.
Boston. 8: Detroit. 1.
Toronto. .V Montreal Maroons. a.
Colonials, 44-39 Victors in
Thriller, Face Vengeful
Quintet Tonight.
Shooting for an invitation to the
National Intercollegiate Basket Ball
Tournament and an undefeated sea
son at home, George Washington
plays its last game of the year at Tech
High tonight when it meets Loyola
of Chicago in the "rubber” game.
With the prospect of another “dog"
battle between the rivals, whose three
game series was evened last night
when G. W. won a 44-39 thriller, a
rapacity crowd is expected to watch
the conclusion of the feud.
The tap-off between "Snow White"
Novak and Jack Butterworth is sched
uled for 8:30, the varsity tilt being
preceded by a game between G. W.'s
unbeaten freshmen and the Bureau of
Investigation at 7:30.
Should Bp Hot Game.
With animosities between Novak
and Sid Silkowitz and George Hogan
and Capt. O'Brien lending color, the
game should provide a fitting climax
to Washington's collegiate court sea
The two pairs of players nearly
came to blows last night, but later
shook hands under the showers.
One thing certain—if G. W. takes
the lead tonight Loyola will snap out
of its zone defense before the start of
the second half, when it waited to
abandon the formation last night.
The Chicagoans might not have done
so then had the Colonials not given
signs of being content to pass the
ball around in back court.
O’Brien in Star Bole.
For with Bob Faris coolly potting
set shots for eight of G. W.’s first nine
points, the Colonials had a 20-15 lead
at half time. Getting the ball at the
second tap-off. O'Brien & Co. had
proceeded to play catch while Loyola's
zone waited for an attack which
didn't start until they forced it. Fi
nally changing, the Loyolas, with Sid
Kautz leading the way, tied the score
at 27-27.
The lead changed hands three times
in the next five minutes, but O’Brien's
high arching shot over even ‘'White's”
paws gave the Colonials a 34-32 ad
vantage which they never lost.
Geo Wish. G.F.Pts. Loyola O F Pts.
T.O'Brien.f. 4 5 13 B. O'Brien.f. n 0 n
Faris.f S 2 IS Hocant 2 2 6
Butterworth 0 1 1 Novak.c 13 5
Garber.g 4 0 8 Brennan * 2 2 6
Auerbach r O 0 O Lynch.e 3 17
Silkowitz.e. 2 0 4 Driscoll.r. 2 15
Kautz.g 4 2 10
Totals IS S 44 Totals 14 1139
Referees—Messrs. J. Mitchell and O.
G W. Frosh. G F Pts. Y. M. C. A. IG F Pts
Hyatt.f 3 1 7 Rodes.f. 3 0 8
Fretz f 1 o 2 Krummf 0 o o
Babich.f. 2 O 4 Salyer.f 1 2 4
Zenowitz.c. 2 2 8 Puncke c. non
Bates.c. 1 1 3 Wright.c. 12 4
Urick.e. 1 1 3 Ball g .308
Roth'berg g. 0 o o Ward g. 0 0 0
Amendola.g 4 o S Bousman.g. O 1 l
Adler.c __ 1 0 2 Winter,g _ o O O
Kannady.g 0 0 0 McGuire.e .204
Volkman g 0 1 1 Love.g o 0 0
Totals 15 ’ 8 38 Totals 10 5 25
Referee—Mr. Freilicher.
■ ■ ■■ ■ a
A baseball meeting of the Vienna
Aces will be held tomorrow night at
8 o'clock in the Vienna Firehouse.
Players and managers are urged to at
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Twelfth Street Y. M. C. A 's volley
ball team ran roughshod over the
squad from Richmond's Recreation
Business Men's Association yesterday,
winning, 15-4, 15-1, 15-0.
Haynes, Promising Nat Rook
Hurler, Is Facing Operation
And May Have to Be Let Out
Here’s Trainer Mike Martin attending the hurt to Pitcher
Joe Haynes’ left arm in the clubhouse at Orlando, Fla. The
right-hander’s bid for a big league berth is threatened by a
wound that has resisted treatment for months.
—Star Staff Photo.
By ■ Staff Correspondent of The Star
ORLANDO, Fla., March 2.—Rookie
Joseph Walter Haynes, a slim right
handed pitcher from the Jacksonville
club of the Sally League, is the Na
tionals’ first casualty of the 1938 sea
son. To Haynes also may fall the
definitely dubious distinction of being
the first player to be cut loose.
It is not Haynes’ lack of ability
which possibly may mark his 1938
finis as a National. The 20-year-old
recruit from Columbia, S. C., im
pressed in his two-day trial with his
fine “action.” But Haynes has a
puzzling wound on his left arm and
President Clark Griffith, upon medical
advice, has decreed the youngster un
dergo an operation. There is only a
slim chance that he will recover in
time to make a new bid for a major
league job this spring.
A “dead” bone in Haynes’ left
shoulder prompted an operation last
November. A gaping, 6-inch wound
was left and it has been running for
six months. As a result the boy, who
stands 6 feet 2 Inches and who
weighed 180 a year ago, lost weight
and strength.
When Trainer Mike Martin dis
covered the ailment he suggested
medical advice. X-rays were taken
yesterday at a local hospital and Grif
fith, providing the boy’s parents okay
the idea, will arrange for another op
eration here in the next few days. It
will be at least 10 days before Haynes
will be ready to pitch again.
Haynes, only two years removed
from the American Legion ranks, im
pressed Griffith and Manager Bucky
Harris last spring when he faced the
Nats in an exhibition game. At the
time he was pitching for Chattanooga,
then managed by Clyde Milan. The
latter now is a coach with Wash
Milan dispatched Haynes to Jack
sonville, where he broke even in 22
games, his first season as a pro. He
allowed only 184 hits ni 187 innings
and fanned 104 batters. Milan tabs
him a real prospect and Alec McColl,
the old Washington pitcher who man
aged Jacksonville in 1937, touts
Haynes as one of the most polished
rookies he has ever seen.
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Heavies Provide Thrills in
Last Preliminaries of
New York Meet.
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK. March 2 —Headed for
their first taste of fistic glory, 46
youthful boxers started their last week
of training today in preparation for
the finals of the Golden Gloves, an
nual boxing show of the Daily News'
Welfare Association.
Thirty-eight finalists in the lighter
classes and eight heavyweight semi
finalists were selected in bouts at the
New York Hippodrome last night and
at Ridgewood Grove. The finals will be
fought at Madison Square Garden
Monday night.
Best team showing was made by the
Philadelphia Inquirer, which placed
six finalists in last night's fighting.
Led by Joe Beitel, a sturdy light
heavyweight in the subnovice division,
the Inquirer team put men in the
112-pound subnovice, 112-pound open,
118-pound open, 126-pound open and
147-pound open classes.
Heavies in Spotlight.
The heavyweights provided most of
the thrills. The Binghamton Press
team sent a man to the semi-finals in
the subnovice and open classes, with
George Washington winning in the
former and Joe Brhel taking a knock
out victory in the open.
Harry Mullins, ex-Mississippi State
heavy, worr one of the night’s best
bouts in the heavyweight open class.
He beat Pat Raimond of the Nassau
Daily Review in a bloody battle in
which Mullins’ fine left jab decided
the issue.
Brhel, a murderous right-hand
puncher, took only 1:53 of the first
round to stop Paul Bynum of the At
lanta Journal. Brhel nailed Bynum
with a terrific right hook that put
Bynum down and stopped the fight.
Bill Speary of the Inquirer team was
a knockout victor In the 112-pound
open over Basil Jones of New York.
Speary stopped Jones after 1:05 of the
Trailed by Mrs. Charles Newbold
in East Coast Golf.
ST. AUGUSTINE. Fla., March 2
(Special).—Red-headed Patty Berg,
already a winner in four Florida
tournaments, was installed today as
the favorite in the Florida East Coast
Woman’s Golf Championship on the
basis of her medal-winning perform
ance of yesterday. Playing the wind
swept St. Augustine course in 75,
Patty won the medal by five strokes.
In second place was Mrs. Charles
Newbold of Wichita, Kans., a new
comer to the Florida circuit, who
scored 80 to place a shot ahead of
Kathryn Hemphill of Columbia, S. C.,
the 1937 winner, and Marion Mc
Dougall of Portland, Oreg., both of
whom scored 81. Match play rounds
got under way today and will end
ATLANTA, Ga„ March 2 (Special).
—Battling Burroughs, Mississippi wel
terweight, knocked out Frankie Allen,
local middleweight, in the eighth of
their scheduled 10-round bout here
last night. Allen suffered a brain
i concussion and was removed to the
I hospital immediately after the bout.
Bucs' Coach Resigns as Semi-Pro
High Commissioner.
PITTSBURGH. March 2 (£*>.—Honus
Wagner, coach for the Pittsburgh Na
tional League baseball club, announced
today his resignation as high commis
sioner of the National Semi-pro Base
ball Congress.
The famous veteran said he had in
formed Raymond Dumont of Wichita.
Kans., president of the congress, that
he could not give the position sufficient
attention. He had held the office since
the congress organized in 1936.
Health Leader at University of
Washington Says It Breeds
“Punch Drunkenness.”
By the Associated Press.
SEATTLE, March 2.—Dr. David C.
Hall, director of the University of
Washington health service, advocated
today abolishing college boxing be
cause it ‘often leads to student
•punch drunkenness.' ”
The campus physician, a former
middleweight boxing and wrestling
champion at Brown University, said
‘‘any sport, the object of which is to
render an opponent unconscious, is
fundementally wrong and should be
“Tne more acute the intellect, the
more susceptible is the brain to in
jury. Blows to the head cause small
hemorrhages of the brain. Continued
concussions * * * finally result in
‘punch drunkenness.’ ”
Bowlers Honor Pop Crawley
In Tourney at Mount Rainier
Pap Crawley, 71-year-old bowler,
will be honored next Saturday when
maple spillers roll, at Mount Rainier,
in a sweepstakes named for him.
The third annua! Crawley event
comes just a week ahead of the date
of his retirmeent from the Washington
Gas Light Co.
Larry Fitzgerald, who originated the
five-game affair, is the defending
champion. Last year he nipped Phil
Douglass by one pin, shooting 702 to
win from a field of nearly 100.
Starting at noon, bowlers will roll in
squads of four, at their own conven
ience. Two-thirds handicap will be
allowed, with 120 as scratch. The
entry fee will be S3.
Crawley, a bowler for 30 years, is
averaging 108 in the Mount Rainier
Robertson Goes for Title,
Cracking two season records with
178 and 429, Francis Robertson rock
eted his average to 119-41 and today
eyed the championship of the Rosslyn
Independent League. Brad Mandley,
the leader since early in the season,
setting the pace with 119-54, is only
two sticks in front of Billy Stalcup.
who last night watched Robertson
eclipse his week-old record set by four
pins. Carl Gochenour is in the thick
of the high-average battle with 119-29.
Robertson’s big game enabled the
second-place Quality Shop to tie Ban
ton Market's second high team game
of 651 in a sweep over Diamond
Ted Lloyds’ 170 prevented Arlington
Cleaners from swamping Smyser's
Pharmacy. His set was 392.
■ i
VINCENT EATON starred in the
fourth round of the District
chess championship tourna
ment when he snowed under
Louis Ponce, District champion, in
31 moves.
As the tourney progresses to round
No. 5, the half-way mark, to be
played at the quarters of the Capital
City Chess Club come Saturday night,
a triple tie exists among Eaton, Henry
Rousseau and Vladimir Soumin for
first place. Each has four wdns and
no losses.
Other entrants—Knapp, Ponce, Du
bois, Feeney, Scribante, Smith and
Sturges—have lost games
Title Meets Progress.
Examinations over, the Omar Khay
yam Chess Club of George Washing
ton University is emphasizing its
grand tourney for the college cham
Robert Knox, erstwhile president
and champion of the Interhigh Chess
Association and who also split honors
in 1937 with William Reynolds for the
District trophy donated by the Central
“Y,” as emblematic of the interscho
lastic chess championship, is in line
for a good shot at the college title.
The Okay chessists gather every
Thursday evening between 8 and 12 at
Columbian House to conduct formal
or casual matches.
Another Thursday night chess club
is the Paul Morphy outfit, which has
engulfed the former Agricultural Chess
Club to give it strength. President Earl
Kunkle and Chess Director Max
Kessler now are staging an intraclub
Guy Camden has arranged a neat
assortment of snapshots of chess fans
In action, and the walls of the den
of Paul Morphy Chesa Club are be
decked with these and divers other
paraphernalia. The address: 1507
Fourteenth street N.W. The time:
Every Thursday after 8 p.m.
Eaton to Solo.
In chess a simultaneous exhibition
usually is a one-man show, for when
two get together in tandem play there
is trouble.
According to Willard H. Mutchler,
he and Vincent Eaton gave a ‘‘me
diocre” display in a tandem match be
fore the Four C's, dropping practically
half their games.
On March 9 Eaton will go it alone
when he encounters the Washington
Social Chess Divan Club at 1336 I
street N.W.
President Anton Hesse announces
an intraclub tourney of the Chess
Divan for tonight at 8 o'clock. Tour
nament Director Carl Hesse has ad
vised that during March Norval P.
Wigginton will supervise program ac
On April 2 Carl Hess makes his de
but in New York City, competing in
his first major tournament, the open
championship for the United States
crown now held by Samuel Reshevsky,
successor to Frank J. Marshall.
In a 10-second rapid-transit chess
tournament staged at the Social Chess
Divan, Simon Naidel proved invincible
with 9 games won and none lost. Anton
Hesse was runner-up with 7 wins, 1
loss and a draw.
„ . Won. Lost. Drawn.
Simon Naidel_ 9 0 0
Anton Hesse_ 7 11
Winfred Horn_ 8 2 i
Joseph Tishler_ 6 2 2
E. E. William*_ 6 3 1
Robert Hostler _ 4 4 1
N P. Wigginton_ 3 B 0
•Miss Lissner_ 2 7 0
A. F Harlan_ 18 0
IE. Thompson _ 0 9 0
‘Joseph Scrlbante substituted for Miss
lissner in her last four same*.
Manning Service bowlers held their
five-game lead by sweeping Shah &
Shah. Billy Kingsolver was tops for
the winners with 382.
St. Francis Xavier girl bowlers are
sporting two season team records in
the Ladies' Catholic League by virtue
of their 528 and 1.480 rolled at the
Lucky Strike. Naomi Farrall's 115—
315 and Irene Swann's 309 were high
in the record-smashing. Holy Com
forter "E" team's lead was cut to four
games when it dropped three to the
second-place St. Anthony’s. Evelyn
Donovan with 115—312 and Capt.
Ellen Arendes with 310 led the sweep.
High-game honors went to Thelma
Brand, who shot 118 to win the last
game for Holy Comforter A from St.
Jarman Rolls 401 Set.
Paul Jarman's 401 was the big item
in the pace-setting Jacobs Transfer's
2-1 win from Little Tavern in the
Columbia Heights League. Top team
game of 639. with Arthur Darling
shooting 149, gave the Taverns their
lone decision.
The last-place Skylarks are chirp
ing loudly, particularly Capt. Alice
Althen, who banged the maples for 335
in a season record team set of 1.327,
which nicked the second-place Um
brettes three times in the Ladies'
Chamber of Commerce League. Helen
Mcllvaine’s 106—285 abetted the three
fine efforts of 122, 112 and 101 turned
in by her leader. Florence Thomp
son's last-frame strike in the first game
gave the Canaries their only decision
over the front-running Orioles.

Ann Jones’ 300 paved the way for
the Toasters’ 2-1 win from the Scat
ters in the Ladies’ Washington Gas
Light League.
Battle King College Friday at
Turner's—Three Wilkinsons
With Invading Team.
Columbus University mittmen will
throw their last punches of the season
Friday night, when they scrap the
usually talented King Coliege outfit of
Bristol, Tenn., at 8 o'clock at Turner's
Dominated for the past several years
by the Wilkinson family, the invaders
this time will present three of that
fighting clan. Young Warren will
make his debut in the 145-pound class,
Bill will fight at 145 pounds and Dave
probably will give way to the veteran
Lewis Summers in the 126-pound di
Bill, who captains the Tennessee
larrupers, gained much local favor as
a 135-pounder, gaining draws with
Ijeon Shub and Bobby Rawson when
those two Explorers were considered
almost invincible.
Saturday’s Santa Anita Handicap
will be the topic for discussion when
Trainer Earl Sande, former ace Jockey,
and Clem McCarthy are to be featured
on a radio program over WRC at 9
o’clock tomorrow night.
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Ring Commissioners Grant
Barlund's Plea Against
Chest High Tights.
Associated Press SDorts Writer.
NEW YORK, March 2—Those who
have followed the fistic career of
Buddy Baer, the saner of the two
brothers, will feel let down to learn
that the secret of Buddy's mounting
success has. or will be, exposed.
The disclosure, for such It Is, comes
at a particularly painful time, for the
cub of the Baer family Is scheduled
to meet his first really Important test
at the Garden Friday night against
Gunnar Barlund, known as the
Flailing Firm.
Some of Buddy's more enthuslastlo
admirers, Influenced by his knockout
victories over such tough customers
as Abe Simon and Eddie Hogan, were
beginning to see In him the successor,
several times removed, of his big
brother Max as world heavyweight
champion. Joe Jacobs, manager of
Max Schmeling, had predicted even
that Buddy would win the title by
Charge* Tights Are High.
But now comes Barlund's manager,
Paul Damski, with a revelation that
shocked the boxing commission at its
meeting yesterday.
Damski has discovered, so he claims,
that Buddy has been wearing special
tailor-made ring trunks that are. by
artful design, a full 3 inches higher
around the waistline than any ever
made before. They rise, he claims,
almost to Buddy's armpits and are a
serious mental hazard to any oppo
‘‘No fighter’s ever dared take a shot
at his stummick,” Damski told the
amazed commissioners. "Why? Be
cause they can't see it for all those
clothes he wears. We demand he cut
them off at least 3 inches, north and
south, or we don't fight.”
Nobody before Damski, apparently,
had noticed Baer's highwater britches,
but his charges immediately recalled
to ringsiders that Buddy hadn't, in
fact, been socked much around the
body in his sensational knockouts of
Simon and Hogan, though he ex
hibited in each fight an abnormal
ability to take it on the jaw.
Admits Ruddy’s Jaw Is Strong.
"Sure,” Damski agreed. "He's got
a good jaw, better than Max's. But
what Gunnar and me want to find
out is how does he like 'em down
Faced with such logic, the commis
sioners had no alternative. Buddy
will come into the ring Friday night,
they stipulated, in store-bought, sen
sible garments, and that will be galling
to a scion of pugilism's best-dressed
Buddy, who never fought an ama
teur bout and who has been in the
ring only since 1933. is training with
Max over at Lakewood, N. J. Max
has an engagement coming up with
Tommy Farr, whose springboard to
fame was a win over Max in London
last winter.
New York Italian in Feature of
Turner Card Next Monday.
Dempsey to Referee.
I Johnny Mirabella, highly regarded
New York Italian, will stack up
against Joey Archibald in the 10
round feature bout at Turner's Arena
Monday night, it was announced today
by Matchmaker Goldie Ahearn.
Mirabella. who has fought such tal
ented punchers as Ginger Foran, Kid
Chocolate and Mike Belloise, was se
lected as Archibald's opponent after
A1 Reid, who trounced Tony Dupre
in his last appearance here, refused
Ahearn's terms.
Jack Dempsey, former world heavy
weight champion, will referee the
bout, which will mark Archibald's
first engagement here since he spanked
Biff Lemieux in one of the two flstic
cards promoted at the Rialto.
Hopkins Scores, 59-37, Despite 21
Points by Clark.
Despite Charley Clark's fifty-sixth
point in his last three games. Wilson
Teachers’ basket ball team dropped a
59-37 decision to Johns Hopkins st
i Baltimore last night.
Clark dropped 10 field goals and a
free toss through the oords to give
him an average of nearly 19 points
per game during the last seven days,
but a drive in the last 10 minutes cf
play put the game beyond his team
mates’ reach.
Johns Hop. G.F.Pts. Wilson T. G.F.Pts.
! Traggis.f . 8 414 Gordon.!... 2 15
I Melvin.f .8 21# Gillian,!_2*6
i Schw zm'n.f 0 0 0 Hart.f_ 10 2
Moore.c_ 0 0 0 Gaw c _ 10 2
Cross.c- 0 0 0 Farreil o_ 0 0 0
Rasin g . 7 115 Ervin g_ 10 2
Rohinson.g .10 2 Lewis,g_ Oil
McLean.g * 0 8 Clark g_ 9 1 19
Carleton.g.. log
Totals g« 7 59 Totals .. I8~6 87
J. Pinney defeated W. Hoeke. 35-21.
In 65 innings; Doc Hall trimmed H.
Baer, 35-19, in 66 innings, and J.
Hayer whipped P. Masl, 35-22, in 81
innings last night in three-cushion
billiard matches at the Royal Acad
Northeast Boys* Club 115-pound
basket billers defeated the Gallinger
five, playground champs, 44-31, in the
Northeast gym. Simonds paced the
winners with 18 points and Goodman
tallied 17 for the losers.
» •- - -
WEST POINT, N. Y„ March 2 UP).—
Cadet John S. Samuel of Hinsdale,
111., has been elected captain of next
season's Army basket ball team. Sam
uel also plays end on the football team.

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