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Ogden Standard-Examiner (Newspaper) - March 6, 1927, Ogden, Utah SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 6, 1927. THE OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER Ephraim Hoopsters Trim Wildcats In Final i i I -----irj-i.j- Snow Athletes In Sensational Form Complete Season With Perfect Record TWO St'L'G -UY.KKS, blond boxer of Pocatello, Idaho, and well known in I'istic circles hereabouts, by giving Mushy L'alUUian a lac- ing recently at Chicago in a no- decision event, finds himself in one the most unique positions of modern boxing. Myers is to get a crack at two world's boxing titles within the next six mouths, a most unusual feature for a non-champion. A return battle for Myers with Mushy Callahan, .Los Angeles jun- ior welterweight champion of the world, and Myers has already been arranged. Another with Sam- my Mandell, lightweight title holder is in the making. Jim Mullen, Chicago's latest fistie promoter, is dickering for the services of Myurs for the two clashes. Press reports from the cast indicate that the Callahan- M.ycr3 bout will bo staged during tin.- month of May. Myers created somewhat of a stiv in Chicago recently when In- dccisioned Billy Pelrolle, the Fargo flash, in a spirited 10-round event. That triumph won him a contest with Callahan at catch weights. Thi: Pocatello star is now due to step into the big money. From an amateur boxer to a near cham- pion in a 'period of five years is iho experience of Myers. He has the goods and delivers, AFTER U1U .MEET With the completion of new stadiums at Logan and Salt Laku lor athletics of the Utah Agri- cultural college and the University of Utah, Immediate steps will be initiated for the holding of the 1327 Kocky Mountain conference track, and field meet in Utah. This bit of information was giv- en to the writer first hivudud by one of the prominent athletic lead- ers of the state during the week. An event of this character with the cream of the track.slers of the Rockies would surely be a wel- come addition to the athletic pro- gram in this state annually. Utah is developing splendid track and field athletes and is entitled to n. chance, at least, at staging '-he annual conference tea- la IX1. Utah Aggies for the past two seasons huvc monopolized confer- ence honors in track. They will bid for the track feature for 1927 as will also the University stdium at Utah uni- VPWiiv will have a 220-yard .-a-ai-htawav. a unique feature tor u-ackstU of this sector. This give the sprinters a chance to shatter the present record of 21 1-a seconds, held by Haymond of STATE SEKlES Weber Aggregation Is Outclassed In Final Periods of Play; Teams Battle On Even Terms In First; Locals Count Only Three Points In Final Periods By AL W ARDEX. AFTKR showing splendid form in the first' half of their cham- pionship contest last night, with the. Snow college five of Eph- raim, Weber's fighting "Wildcats" fell before a powerful, smooth working, colorful five, being1 outclassed and. outsmarted after trail- ing on tho short end of a 'score at the half. The Snow aggregation played a remarkable brand of -ball and doubled the ,.score on the Wcbei-ltes, the final count being 2S to 14. j Weber tallied only three points in the final two periods of play, a I field goal from the court by Clark and a free throw. The Wuberites were completely off their gain.e, the locals miss- ing 21 setups during the four periods of action. The Snow guards, Tuttle and II. Mabelby. played sensationally and broke up Weber's plays time and again. They completely smoth- urud the locals in the closing pe- riods ot! play with an assortment MAGLEBY WINS- ALL-AROUND CAGE TITLE SSS, "i-our teams, from the dope sheet, are outstanding. state trcmc southern part of the boasts another seasoned five They at least must bo considered a serious threat. Pleasant Grove, fn ?h Utah county dlsmct. has CTnP thTsait Lake sector, the L. five champions, and ?unners up in the consolation a co fition on the first night when c Miner., .1- wavs Pennant contenders. will of the Present looked McMullen with the returned th in The IX annual Junior Col- encouraging to men In com gathered here last year- frw selecting an ail-star five was much 1 easier than in 1926. i Snow Weber offered two 1 ccptional that far superior to the rest of the field. I This perhaps is one reason lor the one-sided contests on the sec- i ond night. Despite this fact the fans who assisted in putting the series over were rewarded with some cK-voi- basketball. Ogden has earned the distinction of being a splendid athletic local- ity. The junior college is a porma- nent fixture and will grow from year to year. A word of encouragement is granted the men who have taken upon themselves the task of stug- ing this entertaining event. It is a bis undertaking, yet has .handled with perfect precision and Lunf, rf ReHridge, It K. Pug-h, rf Corry. c Chamber; in, rg Hollinshead. rg Sanders, Ig Totals Benson, rf Stevenson, If Manning, c Griggs, c Clark, Ig den. of ball that clearly demonstrated their superiority. Snow had tho better team last night by a wide margin. Thty were sensational at moving down the court with the speed of a of seasoned sprinters. They dribbled, passed, pivoted and played the game of basketball as I it has never before been dished out in junior college competition. Incidentally it was the twenty- third consecutive victory of the year for Snow. For the winners the work ol" R. Magclby was outstanding, with Jensen at center showing a tower of strength. Tuttle, in the other guard post, also demonstrated his worth. For tho Wuberites, Irvine and Weir were the best bets. These men wure smothered numerous times and were rushed in making their shots. The clever forwards, however, were in The 1'rdiu tho first whistle despite the fact that they missed setups continu- ally. In the opening game -the Saints were defeated by the Branch A. C. athlete's, to 2u. The1 Chris- tensen athletes piled up ar: early lead and won going away. Corry was the best bet for the winners while Stevenson showed well i'or the losers. All previous tournament records for thu mdividuu. game score wurc .shattered in the semi-final when Albion trounced Dixie, 57 to 33. The Albion five played a sensational brand of ball but con- tinnal long allots by the southern flvo kent thorn in the running. Williams collected eight field bas- kets to lead the The Weber-Snow game, play by piny, follows: FIKST PERIOD. Jensen, caged the first goal from the center the floor after eight seconds of play. Thompson scored a side shot. Personal foui commutx-d by Clark for blocking. J-onsen missed two free throws. Weii- missed a long shot and scored the second follow-up. Mac Magie- by scored from the foul line after receiving the ball out of bounds. Weber lakes time out. Woir scored a goal under trie basket. Irvine shot a goal from center. Thomp- son sent one in from the sidi1.. First quarter ended with the score S to 6 for Snow. SECOND PERIOD. Thompson received the ball un- der the basket and scored I'ro.'ti close range. Clark committed a foul by blocking1 and Thompson missed two free throws. Personal on Mac Magleby for holding. Ran- dall converted the free throw. Jensen threw a goal as ha was fouled by Randall and misscj both free throws. Irvine shot nice follow-up sliot under Weber's basket. Personal on Price for pushing. Jensen missed ihe free shot. Price converted an over- hand throw from the side. Per- sonal foul on M. Magleby. missed the free throw. Personal on R. Magleby for hacking. Price tailed in both free throw at- tempts. First "half up. Snow 12, Weber 11. THIRD PERIOD. Jensen shot one from under the basket after receiving the ball from a guard after the tip- off. Jensen, took a setup froru under the basket. Clark com- mitted a personal foul by hack- ing and M. Magleby converted the free throw. Thompson committed a personal and Clark converted. Personal on Irvine for tripping. R. Magleby converted. Budge was substituted for Clark. Jensen scored from the side. Third quar- ter up. Snow 20, Weter 12, FOURTH PERIOD. .Randall takes Price's place at! Irvine. 1- center and Clark substitutes at "rice. c guard. Price went back into cen- ter and Randall -went to forward in Weir's place. Jensen scored a. nice side shot, Clark made a neat shot from the side. Price fouled Tuttle. who missed the free throw. Personal on Jensen for pushing. Clark missed the throw, ilouritesen takes Irvine's place. M. Magleby scored under the bas- ket. Irvine goes back in Mourit- sen's place and Weir takes Ran- dall's place. Clark fouled Thomp- son by hacking and the latter missed the free throw. K. Magle- by scored from the side. Irvine fouled Jensen who missed the throw. Mourltsen went in for Budge. M. -Magleby took another goal under the basket, as the pun ended the game. Final score: Weber 14. Snow 2S. -----------oo----------- RUSS MAGELBY, guard Of the champion Snow team, was judged the best individual player in the fourtii annual. Junior College tournament which closed1 at the Weber gymnasium. He was presented with The Standard-Examiner trophy, a. gold watch. He received eight votes as against four for Joe Irvine, Weber's colorful forward. Magleby is without doubt one of the beat all-around play- ers that ever stepped onto a court in this state. He has ev- ery requirement and his choice was a popular one. Magloby was placed at a guard position on the all-star team. Tuttle, running mate for RUES, is placed at the other guard post. Jensen of Snow was tho class of the centefs and Irvine of Weber and Q. Frei or Dixie were the choices of the special committee for first team for- wards. Members of the all-star team were presented with sweaters at. the dance which followed the game. BOX SCORES BRANCH A. C. (42) G. T. F. L. D. S. (20) G. T. 2 42 Garbett, Ig 1 Fullmer, rg 1 F. 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 p; ALBION G. 0. Frei. rf C. Frei, rf Andrus, If McGregor, c Judd. rg Crosby, Ig Hat'en, Ig T. 0 4 S 1 13 DIXIE (33) G. T. 1 n 1 1 0 0 0 Williams, r: 7 Simmons, If Powell, c 5 Butler, rg ,1 Bateman. Ig 4 Handy, Ig 0 Adkins, Ig 5 Totals ____ 25 F. 0 V. 1 0 0 ft I) 0 0 0 p. 12 Totals .......IS Referee "Watson. Warden. 3 1 33 Umpire SNOW (28) G. T. 1 0 M. Magleby, rf 2 Thompson, If Jensen, c R. Magleby, rg Tuttle, Ig fi F. 1 0 0 1 0 Weir, rf GAMBlilNG AIDS FRANCE costly it may have been to gamblers themselves, games of chance were profitable for the French government during 192G. Receipts from the taxation of the casinos wore francs, or about This represents a huse increase over tho previous year. results since its initiation here two can and does support the big series. Plans arc now being- listed for our Kuess is Totals .......13 10 2 2S WEBER (14) G. T. F. P. 2 0 0 4 2 n 0 4 i r. o 2 rs 0 1 1 1 Clark, Ig 1 I 1 Mouritsen, rf 0 n o 0 Budge, Ig 0 1 0 0 Totals .......6 6 3 14 -00- U. S. ARMY SCHOOL TO ENTER RELAYS PHILADELPHIA, March (By The Associated United States Military academy, for tho first time in many years, will "be represented in one of the relay races at tho University of .Pennsylvania relay carnival on April 29 and SO. This was announced today by J. Jamison Swarts, director of the carnival. Mr. Swarts said the Army authorities liad not yet inr dicated. in what event they would participate. FIX ELEPHANT'S LEGS pigmy ele- phant at the London zoo, hail very crooked front legs, so he -was taken to the sanitarium where they were put Into splints. after twelve months with the pin- ioning braces. Oojah has been returned to his old haunts and all that remains is for the legs to Jcnsai "Jttlai MacMaqelbtf SEVENEVENTS ON MIT SLATE Auditorium'Will Be Scene of 30 Bdunds of Fast Boxing Bernie Sneddon of Ogden. and Wild Bill Farrell of Salt La.ii- will furnish the entertainment Wednesday nigtit the Twenty- third street Auditorium in the six- round main event, promoter L. S. Brown announced lost night. The Snoddon-Farrell contest will bring together two of the best welterweights of the stai" in a contest that should affor.l plenty of thrills for mit lovers. They both carry wallops in either" hand a.nd a knockout un- doubtedly bo reached before Hie final bell.- A total of 30 rounds of milling will be featured on a card that looks good to surpass anything held here in the past IS months In boxing. In the special six-round attrac- tion Kid Irish of Ogden will ex- change punches with Younc Sniithers of Salt Lake. 'Smithers is regarded as one of the leading lightweights of the state. This contest will give- Kid Irish chance to test his ability a top-notcher. Irish has made a. decided r.-.. with fans in his contests at Plain City and is a .heavy favorite to trim the Salt Laker. Bill Sneddon, a. junior light- weight, will oppose Babe O'Con- nor of Salt Lake- in the feature i-ound-round event. Bill Sueddn.i is rated as one of- the best of the 'Sneddon family of boxers. In all of his Plain City contests He has won via the knockout routo. fie meets a very capable young- ster in facing O'Connor. Young Mearo of Ogden and Frankie Andrews of Idaho Fahs will meet in a four-rounder, while Reed liichardson and Young Rey- nolds are carded also for four spasms of action. Younj; -Tribe of Ogdeu and Young Robinson of Ogden will meet in a three-round prelim- inary. Another, three-round event will "round out the card. Tickets -for the boxing events are on sale at the Bank Smokery and the United Cigar store. Pop- ular prices will prevail. WAR EAGLE WINS. IN EACE LOCKHARTSETS Drives at Rate of 144.2 Miles An Hour on Coast CULVER. CITY, Calif., March 5. (By The Associated Press.) Frank Lockhart, youthful Los An- geles meteor, today toured the mile and a Quarter Culver City track iu 31 1-5 seconds, a speed of 144.2 miles an hour, to establish a new world's record foi- all size au- tomobiles on a bowl. His speed, made while qualify- ing for the 25-mile championship race for SI.5 cubic inch displace- ment cars here tomorrow after- noon, surpassed by more than two miles an hou'r the mark set last year by Bennett Hill with a larger motor on the mile and a half Atlantic City track. Lockhart -was timed by Fred J. Wagner, official American .Auto- mobile association starter, and Art Klein, assistant starter. Kis rec- ord shattering1 tour of the bowl was witnessed by Hal Wellor of San Francisco, Pacific Coast rep- resentative of the A. A. A. The mark made by the 2 2-year- old driver1 also eclipsed the world's straightaway record of 141.3 miles an hour for 122 cubic inch dis- placement cars established by Tommy Milton in 1924 at Muroc Lake, Calif. Prophesy of speedway officials that all standards would fall in tomorrow's opening event of the A. A. A., racing season was sub- stantiated further in the times made by other- pilots while quali- fying today. Peter De Paolo, na- tional driving champion in 1925, turned the lap in 32 2-5_ seconds, to equal the world's record of 138.S miles an, hour for the di- minutive 91.55 motors set- here a few days' ago by Bennett. Hill. Harry Hartz, who will-defend the national this year, attained a speed o-f 23S miles. COUNTY HAS FIRST TRIAL IN 20 YEARS POPLAR GROVE ENZII Will Meet ISTorth Ogden Hoopsters Next Wednesday; that the' classic next year will become strong enough to bear his recon.1 new weight. Tho pigmy is six years and otherw iss.1 old. LAREDO, Texas, March The Associated seat of the county of the same name, 65 miles southeast of liere and the same distance, from a- railroad, -where social functions at'fe held in the county jail and where public dances usually take place in the district court room, has just had its first of criminal district court in 20 years. This record was verified -with the return to his home here of Judge J. F. .Mullally. judge of the Forty-ninth judicial district of Texas. The court term was completed .in 36 hours. It resulted in Pedro Villareal, charged with stealing a goat, being sentenced to im- iprisonment for two years. is the first man sent to the peni- tentiary from Za-pata county since April, 'l907. Five other The Poplar Grove ward qulntot of Salt Lake won the right to meet the North Ogden basketball five, winners of the sectional tour- nament here, in Salt Lake next Wednesday night, for honors in the inter-district basketball game being held under the auspices of the Young Men's Mutual Im- provement association. The fast Poplar Grove team defeated the Twenty-eighth ward of .Salt Lake by one point when C. Snydcr, left forward, tossed in the win- ning point from the foul line after the final gun had sounded. Tho Twenty-eighth ward team will meet the Plymouth five, run- uers-up in the tournament which was held in Ogden. previous to the Poplar Grove-North Ogden game Wednesday night in Salt Lake. The Salt Lako Second ward "won third place in the1 tournament here .by defeating the Centerville First ward by 20 to 5. Nibley Park ward defeated the Wells wai-d in, the other, game of the evening by 20 to 18.. The box score of the Poplar Grove-Twenty-eighth ward game: TWENTY-EIGHTH WARD. G. T. F. -P- F. Huber, rf 4 2 0 Jeffs, If 1 F. Huber, c 4 Crane, rg 0 Winters, Ig 0 Haslam, If 0 Totals .......9 9 4 22 POPLAR. GROVE. G. T. -F. P. E, Snyder. rg -----0 C. Snyder, Ig 5 Lloyd, c 1 Carpenter, rg 1 McDowell, Jg Huntingdon, c 0 0 0 2 12 0 2 0 2 0 ti 1 1 CUBS TO PRACTICE TWICE ON SUNDAY AVALON. SANTA CATALINA Calif..- March (By Tho Associated Chi- cago Cuba will put in two regular training sessions Sunday by or- ders today of Manager Joe Mc- Carthy. The double shift "was necessitated by tho enforced ,twp- day lay-off on account ot rain yesterday and Thursday. Two new faces will appear in the lineup for the afternoon drills.. El wood English, former Toledo shortstop, and 'Perc? Lee Jones, soutipaw pitcher, "are due to arrive here on the morning boat. were given short suspended sen- tences. _. AGGIES DEFEAT QUINTET Roll Up 42 to 35 Score In Fast Game In Provo., PROVO, March (By The Associated Utah Ag- gies' basketball team defeated Brigham Toung university here tonight in a fast game by a score of 42 to 3S. The two fives played on fairiy even terms but inability to control Worthingtoh, Aggie all-conference center, cost the "Y" its chance for victory. This defeat is the eleventh i Brigham Young university has suffered this season, which Is un- usual for a Roberts coached 'team. The Aggies' five as a whole played well. Skousen, Reeves and Rlcjiards played good ball for the The lineup: Uta-h Aggies (42 B. Y. U. (35) Hawley. Dixon Forward. Nielson. Richards Forward. Worthington............ Reeves Center. Sanders Rowu Guard. Martindale............ Skouseu Guard. Utah Aggies scoring: Field 3, Nielson 1. Worthington 6, Sanders 3, Martin- 3. Free 3, Worthington Martindale 2. Brigham Young scoring: Field Z. Richards 3. Reeves 3. Rowe 1, Skousen 3, Wright, sub for Richards 1. Free 5, Skousen 1, Collins sut> for Dixon' 3. Warner, referee; Spencer, um- pire. FORBID GRID SUBS OUT OF GAME TO AID NEW TORK, March The Associated baii substitute whose enthusiasm overcomes him to such aji extent that he rushes from the bench to the field to tackle the oppos- ing teams' ball- carrier is recog- nized in of game's latest rules.- Explaining that it aimed at prevention of sucJi indiscretions, the national- rules committee to- day authorized -the ''referee to make any ruling1 or fix any. pen- alty he felt was, justified' in the case -of. 'it by a non-player or any other "palpably unfair by any one- not entitled to be' in the game. Interference by spec- tators, who frequently occupy the side lines in. smaller colleges or school games, also is covered by this rule. TILDEN DEFEATED IN DOUBLES PLAY Fla., March The .Associated Alonzo, No. 2 ranking player of the country, and Francis Hunter, former Olympic doubles cn pion, won the South Florida ten- nis doubles championship this afternoon by defeating1' William T. Tilden II, and his protege. Wilbur Coen, Jr., Kansas City, S-6, 5-7. 1-6, 6-4. 6-3. AIR TRAFFIC LAWS ALBANY, N. code Of traffic laws for aircraft been prepared for consideration in the New York assembly. Flying while drunk would be punishable by two years' imprisonment, the balloon would have the right of way over the heavier-than-air machine and stunt flying with "passengers would be barred by the new bill. MIAMI, Mar. The Associated Eagle, three-year-old son. of Man O' War won the Miami cup stake today, .setting a new track record of 1-5 for the mile and a. furlong1. Close behind War Eagle was L. Doctor's War Flame, a long shot which raced the others into submission at.the sixteenth pole and was pressing B. B. McLean's Great Colt at the rthish. Fly Hawk, another" out- sider, was third, two lengths back. The race, feature event or the closing day of the 45-day meet, was run over a, perfect track. Ideal weather brought out a crowd esti- mated at SO.OQO. ILLINI WRESTLERS DEFEAT MICHIOAN URBANA, 111., Mar. (By The Associated Paul Prehn-'s- Illinois -wrestlers success- fully defended their title won last year and. stretched their string of big ten -conference championships won and -shared, to four in the past four years, when, they defeated Michigan's strong team 12 to 9 in a dual meet for the title between the .winners-