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Daily Northwestern, The (Newspaper) - February 8, 1932, Oshkosh, Wisconsin 12 THE DAILY NORTHWESTERN, MONDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 8.1932 TEACHERS PLA Y TUESDA Y, FRIDA Y; OTHERS ACTIVE ST, NORBERT'S TEAM TO ENGAGE LOCALS ON COLLEGE FLOOR Stevens Point is Opponent Here Voca- tionals and St. Peter's Also Play Cuach K. Koii to flay that the Oshkosh Teacher meet St. Norbert's in a has kctball game, Tuesday night at o'clock. St. Norbert's has a vetera team, with three outstanding men The De Pcre team will play her tomorrow and Oshkosh wilt g there, Feb. 23. Heimick, former West Green Ba star. Dillon, veteran basketball an football player, and Burke, a sharp shooting forward will be in S Norbert's lineup. Grand March of at Winter Olympics Four Oshkosh teams see actio this week and the games to b played are evenly divided at horn and away. The Teachers college plays its las home game Friday night agains Stevens Point and in view of th Tact that the Pointers Oshkosh in the first game, the con test here is sure to be bitterl fought. HIGHS AT MARINETTE Showing to better advantage wse! after .week, the Highs go on th road, playing at Marinette. From past records, Oshkosh should win but cannot afford to let up and al low Marinette to surprise them likpruce tree and leave you hanging here." Sepp went on gnawing his 3one. Seppela then turned to a mon- strous critter over in the corner, vho was lapping indifferently at a pail of water. "Why the hell don't you drink hat water, Snigruk? If you drank t now you wouldn't have to slow us down on the trail while you ate a bushel or two of snow. And vhadda ya mean running your heart out in the first 10 miles of the race? You stay back there and let Bonzo et the pace. He's the leader, and got more sense in five minutes than got in a year." Sepella left Snigruk with a pat in the head and moved on down he line, speaking to Bijou. Kingiak, Tsera, Kreevankax and Bonzo, in urn. It didn't take long for me to find which dog was closest to Seppela's heart. When the frost-bitten, bow- egged little old musher got around o Bonzo he dropped to his knees took the husky's big head in his arms, and turned to me: "Son. here's a real dog. A real log. Gentle as a baby, smarter han most men, and tough and hard s a load of rocks. Been offered a housand for him, but 10 times that riuch wouldn't make me part with him. And Lord knows I need the money. "I'm telling you that I could put his dog at the head of a bunch of ream-lapping poodles, and he'd make 'em haul you ever the tough- -st stretch, or make 'em plenty sorrv hey didn't. When I hit the trail with Bonzo out in front I know .1 ir> omg to get there, even if you throw blizzard and an avalanche in ou- ace. He's the best lead dog in Alaska, and that's saying plenty." I told him how more than a. few xjople considered that 1925 diph- hena dash to Nome something more than a publicity stunt. "Publicity stunt, eh? Well, it ould take a pretty crazy sort of uy to hit out over a 200-mile trail the thermometer down to 40 r oO below, and it snowing so hard ou couldn't see the lead dog a'! or a little publicity. "Let me tell you "something. Mv aughter was the first person ir- onic to go down with diphtheria nd when I set out for the scrum emg brought down from Fairbanks V relays, I wasn't thinking abou: ubhcity. Hell. I couldn't even SDC" word then." The most expensive animal in zoos or menageries is the Indian rhinoceros. The difficulty in cap- luring this animal a-.irt keeping ir. olive makes it cost from U> ,'SPAPERf ;