Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012, April 05, 1934, Page 4, Image 4

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    SrORTS STAFF
Bill Phipps ... Editor
Bill Eberhart . Assistant Editor
Clair Johnson, Don Olds, Dan Clark, Bill Aetzel,
George Jones, Charles Paddock.
Betty Shoemaker .n. Women’s Sports Editor
VOLUME XXXV
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SrORTS
THE athletic activities ot the University of Oregon,
its competitive teams and otherwise, should be the
concern of each and every student on the campus. Keep
abreast of the sport news of your University if you are
not actively a participant.
Page 4
The
Tip-Off
By BILL PHIPPS
Track and Field Interest
Booms in, East With Neiv
Records in Indoor Meets
REPORTS from the east coast
indicate that in that section
of the United States, at least,
Cunningham
track is decidedly
on the upgrade.
Sports commen
tators and fans
alike are enthu
siastic over the
indooi* season
which recently
drew to a close.
Tabulations show
that more rec
ord-breaking per
formances were
turned i n this
year than at any
time since 1925, when Paavo
Nurmi toured the United States.
The milers stole a good share
of the spotlight with two thrilling
duels between America’s three
4:10 runners for that distance—
Bill Bonthron, Glenn Cunningham
and Gene Venzke.
The featured Baxter mile of the
N. Y. A. C. meet was the first
meeting of the three distance aces.
While the time was somewhat
slow, the event was a battle of
wits marked by the trio’s stride
for-stride finish which was with
out precedent in the annals of
mile racing indoors. Bonthron
eked out first place by inches over
Cunningham ,the .Kansas star,
with Venzke only a pace in the
rear at the end of a 2-minute last
half after the first half of the dis
tance was covered in 2:14.
In the N. A. A. U. champion
ships staged a week later a thrill
ing neck-and-neck finish was
again in order in the 1500 meters,
only this time Cunningham beat
out the Princeton flash by inches
with Venzke again only a stride
behind. The time for this race
cut 1.2 seconds from Venzke’s
two-year-old record of 3:53.4 and
even the youthful Pennsylvania
sophomore who crossed the line in
last place clipped his old record
by a second.
Cunningham brought further
glory to himself in the Columbian
mile in the K. of C. meet when he
left Venzke some 20 yards behind
as he blasted the indoor mile rec
ord in 4:08.4. Cunningham also
cracked the 1000-yard Canadian
record, pacing that distance in
2:12.2, a fifth under the world in
door mark.
Kay Sears, of Butler, and John
ny Fellows supplanted Joe Me
Clusky, former Fordham distance
man, as the best two-mi'lers in tHe
country. Fellows trimmed Sears
by 20 yards in the Millrose meet,
running the course in 9:09.3, but
later Sears took the honors by
running the fastest two miles even
recorded by an American, indoors
or outdoors, to cut the record to
9:07.4.
Walter Marty, Fresno State,
broke all records for either inside
or outside leaps when lie cleared
the bar at G feet 8 3-4 inches while
appearing on the boards for the
first time.
Witli the pole man soared higher
than ever before indoors when
Yale's vaultcr. Keith Brown, forced
the mark to 14 feet 1 inches from
14 feet 1 3-4 inches and finished
with a total of 10 vaults of 14
feet or better in 14 months.
DeHart Hubbard’s old broad
jump mark which stood for 10
years was shattered by Jesse
Owens, freshman from Ohio State,
who boosted the mark from 24
feet 7 inches to 25 feet 3 1-4
inches.
John Collier, Boston A. A., ran
GO yards over four hurdles in 7.4
to equal the existing record and
then flew over five hurdles in the
same distance to shove the record
from 7.8 to 7.5.
* * *
Notwithstanding the glory gar
nered by the record-breakers,
Venzke s sensational comeback
after a long string of defeats by
Cunningham brought him much
favor and again put him in the
running us one of the nation’s
premier milers. His pushing to
the last yard forced his rivals from
Kansas anti Princeton to set a new
mark and at the same time he]
rose from the ranks of the "has j
beens" where he had been rele
gated by many of the critics.
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Teams Work
Intensively
Southern Squads Make
Most Progress
Various Stars Hang Up Records;
Several .Meets Booked
For Next Week
With the opening clashes giving
only a few hints of track duels
yet to come the Pacific coast con
ference cinder teams are training
intensively for the 1934 season.
Northern division teams have
not progressed as far in the 1934
schedules as have the southern cin
der tracksters where all teams ex
cept Southern California have par
ticipated in at least one meet. Cal
ifornia is leading the pack at pres
ent, having won meets with U. C.
L. A. and with Washington. In
the other meet of the California
group the Bruins lost to Stanford.
Few Meets in North
Northern division activities have
been confined to the Husky meet
with California mentioned, the
university event in the Hill Mili
tary academy indoor relays at
Portland between Oregon and
Oregon State, won by Oregon, and
a practice meet between Idaho and
Washington State.
California opened its track sea
son March 24 against U. C. L. A.
and won to the tune of 89 2-3 to
41 1-3. The Bears took 11 firsts
and made a clean sweep of the
100. The Westwood track team
found considerable consolation in
losing because of the performance
of Smiling Jimmy LuValle, Bruin
440 ace, who won that race and
ran second to Bullet Bob Keisel
of California in the 220. In beat
ing Washington in an indoor meet
at Seattle by a score of 76 1-2 to
54 1-2 Keisel, Bob Clarke, broad
jumper, Hugh Thompson, higTi
jumper, Bob Fowler, two-miler,
and Kenny Vantress, pole vaulter,
starred for the Golden Bears.
Nearly Breaks Record
LuValle came near shattering
Ben Eastman’s record of 46.4 sec
onds for the quarter-mile, missing
it by one second, in the Stanford
U. C. L. A. meet last w%ek. The
Indians won by a score of 87 1-3
to 43 2-3. Johnny Lyman, Card
shot putter, broke two world’s
records in the shotput by heaving
the 24-pound pellet 40 feet, 7 3-4
inches and the 8 pound shot 70
feet 7 3-4 inches.
In the W.S.C.-Idaho practice
meet, run on the Cougar track,
which was reported in slow condi
tion, not a great deal was shown
in any department. A feature of
the meet was the sight of a 200
pound Idaho fullback running the
100-yard dash in 10.3 seconds. The
hefty runner was Theron “Swede"
Ward.
Future Interesting
Future plans of conference
schools are now in the limelight.
Saturday the California Bears
meet the Southern California Tro
jans at Los Angeles. Washington
State and Montana are planning
to send track representatives to
the Drake and Kansas relays. The
Cougar team will probably consist
of 8 men. The Kansas relays will
be held in Lawrence, Kansas, on
April 21 and the Drake relays in
Des Moines on April 27-28.
Oregon vs. Oregon State in the
annual relays at Corvallis is the
next northern division meet sched
uled. It is to be held ApfU 28,
The next week Washington will
meet its first northwest competi
tion in Oregon State at Seattle.
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Yearling Golfers
Clash With Prep
Teams Saturday
Duckling fairway hounds will
obtain their first taste of compe
tition Saturday, when they take
on Salem and Eugene high schools
in a three-way match over the
Laurelwood course.
Leading the frosh will be Sid
Milligan, who formerly starred for
Eugene high. The other members
of the team include John Allen,
Corneii Bilyeu, and Linn Latour
ette. Efforts are being made to
bill other matches. Besides Sat
urday's match tilts have been
scheduled with the Rooks.
DISCUSSIONS AT ROUND
TABLE HELD AT MEET
(Continued from Pane One)
tions, and practical considerations
of the positions. According to the
speakers, the field in each type of
work has enlarged during recent
years until it includes a wide va
riety of jobs.
Miss Frankie Coykendall em
phasized the fact that the adver
tising and newspaper business of
fers many positions other than
writing and selling. She described
the positions open to women and
the knowledge necessary for them
in the different departments of
the advertising agency, the retail
advertisers, the radio, and the
newspaper.
Considering particularly the ad
vertising ag . ^y, she emphasized
the fact th^l copy writing is the
most difficult position to secure,
and that women new to the busi
ness should begin with some other
job, working into something dif
ferent. Some of the advertising
positions open, according to Miss
Coykendall, are connected with
art, accounting and stenographic
work, home economics, writing,
dramatics, and scientific knowl
edge. However, no matter in
what division a person is inter
ested, stated Miss Coykendall, ac
tual selling experience is a great
asset.
Miss Brownell Frazier, speaking
on women in art, discussed the im
portance of art and design in every
day living as well as in entering
a profession. She explained the
value of art education in private
life and in relation with the reg
ular college course.
Considering art from the pro
fessional standpoint, Miss Frazier
took up the opportunities in in
dustrial and commercial organiza
tions. Miss Frazier stated that in
almost all lines of work there are
positions which necessitate train
ing in art.
Speaking on women in educa
tion, Mrs. Alice Howard stated
that “Training is considered more
important than years of service,
although it takes both for the best
results. . . . Salaries will increase
as professional training increases.'’
Mrs. Howard gave the profes
sional training arid educational re
quirements, as well as the neces
sary personal characteristics, for
each of the four main types of
positions in the educational field:
classroom teachers, administra
tors, special teachers, and research
workers.
Men and women teachers, ac
cording to Mrs. Howard, are paid
on different wage scales, men
usually receiving a steadily higher
rate. Women, however, have equal
opportunities for advancement, if
they have had the educational re
quirements for higher jobs, and
have had experience in classroom
teaching.
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recent 250-mile Gilmore gold cup race in Los Angeles, “shot” as the
speeding car negotiated a difficult turn on the dirt track. A1 Gordon,
king' of the speedways in 1933, made the course in 4 hours 14 seconds.
Sport Chats
from
HERE and THERE
By DAN E. CLARK Jr.
-Did You Know That:
For member number 999,876,
945,689.00 in the “sports hall of
fame’’ vve elect Bill Bowerman?
E i 11 played
sparkling foot
ball three years
on the varsity,
has won liis share
of honors in
track and prom
ises to add to his
if laurels this year,
| .is a Sigma Delta
| Phi man, and an
I all-around sport.
Bowerman Johnny Lay
ton, “the Sedalia carpenter," who
recently won the world three
cushion billiard championship in
the finals against Welker Cochran
has had that title 10 times? In
addition to billiards Johnny has
held the world pool player’s cham
pionship, has been a farmer, pro
wrestler, manager of a string of
prize fighters, proprietor of a
summer camp, and trapshooting
champion of Missouri, Wisconsin,
and Minnesota. The uiamond
shaped silver plates on the rail of
all modern billiard tables were de
veloped from Johnny’s system of
studying angles.
A bobsled team piloted by Gil
bert Colgate and Richard Lawr
ence recently broke the U. S. rec
ord . on the Mt. Van Hoevenberg
bobsled run on a sled from which
the most important bolt holding
the front runner under control
was missing? Both the men knew
this fact but without bothering to
look at the gear they coolly de
cided to risk it and skooted off
down the treacherous run at well
over a mile a. minute depending
upon iron nerves and muscles and
skill to see them through; Some
nerve:
Pan Xenia Announces
Pledging of Five Men
At a meeting held yesterday af
ternoon five pledges were accepted
into the ranks of the Pan Xenia,
foreign trade honorary.
The new members are Robert
Stranix, Scott Waters, Platt Davis,
Floyd Baxter, and Leo' Jacobs.
Plans were discussed .'far the in
ternational convention to be held
at Berkeley, California this
month.
Frosh Varsity Tennis
Teams to Hold Initial
Tilt of Year Saturday
Saturday afternoon at 1:15,
the frosh tennis aspirants will
tangle with the varsity regu
lars at the main courts. Coach
Washke plans to try out all his
material at this time and the
matches-should be very inter
esting. No line-ups have been
given out as yet.
So far 22 players have re
ported to the tennis coach. Of
this number, ten are trying for
varsity positions and 12 for
places on the frosh squad. With
improving weather conditions,
Oregon’s racquetmen have beep
fast rounding into shape so
that, at the present time, Ore
gon’s chances at the tennis
title seem very good.
Donut Program
Attracts Interest
The University of Oregon’s in
tramural system has attracted
world - wide interest. Paul R.
Washke, director of intramural
sports, stated that he has received
constant inquiries from gymna
sium directors and graduates in
physical education in all parts of
the United States, Canada, and
even more distant countries. Re
cently he received a letter from
the Hungarian College of Physical
Education in Budapest.
Dr. Szukovathy, its director, had
read of the success of Oregon’s
intramural sports in the “Journal
of Health and Physical Education’’
and had written asking for the
little blue handbook of intramural
sports, well known to most Ore
gon students.
Alpha Kappa Psi Plans
For Joint Dance Event
Plans for a joint dance to be
held with Alpha Kappa Psi, na
tional business fraternity, were
discussed at a meeting of Phi Chi
Theta, national business adminis
tration sorority for women, at a
meeting Tuesday night in Gerlin
ger hall.
A plan was made to invite pros
pective rushees to the next regu
lar meeting. Elections of officers
for the coming year were also
.planned but no date set.
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Ducks Clash
With Normal
Nine Today
Reinhart Takes Thirteen
Men on Trip
Gemmel Selected to Open in Box
For Webfeet; Donin and
Todd Ready
Thirteen Webfoot baseball art
ists and Coach Billy Reinhart will
leave this noon for Monmouth
where they will meet the Oregon
normal nine in their first game
this season. The remainder of. the
Duck squad will hold forth on the
campus and will clash with the
frosh in a practice session of the
regulation nine innings this after
noon.
After a tapering off workout
last night, Reinhart sent the regu
lars in early but worked the men
who will meet the yearlings a
good deal harder and practice'
again continued until dark.
Both Squads Play
With both the regulars and the
second string men getting in a full
game today the entire squad will
be in good shape to show up well
/Saturday afternoon in the first
home game of the season when the
Ducks play a return game with
their opponents of today.
Ron Gemmel, former Southern
Oregon normal star, has received
the call to open in the box against
the normal nine this afternoon but
according to present plans both
Ike Donin and Jack Todd will get
a chance to work in a couple of
innings. Ossie Edwards will open
against the frosh here with Don
McFadden and the rest of the
hurlers on the squad slated to work
in also.
Catcher Uncertain
As to who would be on the re
ceiving end of Gemmel’s slants,
Reinhart was not certain last
night. Con Fury has been seeing
most of the action this week but
both Mickey Vail and Marvin
Stroble are accompanying the
squad north and will probably see
service.
Five infielders will make the
trip with Joe Gordon and Ray
Koch picked to open at short and
seppnd. Harry McCall at the init
ial sack, and Mark DeLauney on
third. .Eddie Vail, who has been
pushing DeLauney hard for the
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Women’s
Athletics
By MARGERY KISSLING
o TRIKE one! And baseball opens
^ another exciting season in
sports. Contrary to previous years,
interclass contests will not be
played, and the entire season will
be devoted to intramural games.
The first baseball game to be
played according to the schedule
drawn up by Bea Scherzinger,
baseball manager, will be between
Kappa Kappa Gamma and Pi Beta
Phi this afternoon.
The games this year are to be
played immediately before or af
ter dinner in vacant lots nearest
the houses participating.
Houses which do not have
enough members for a complete
team may unite with another
house.
Now is a good time for all hous
es to start working for the house
participation plaque which the
Alpha Omicron Pis hold at the
present time.
The plaque is awarded at the
annual W.A.A. banquet to the wo
men’s living organization which
participates in the greatest num
ber of sports throughout the school
year.
Every Tuesday and Thursday
afternoons from 4 to 5:30 intra
mural archery practices will be
held in the vacant lot behind the
old gym.
All women are urged to come
out for practices even though they
have not shot before. Miss Har
riet Thompson and Mrs. Gail Roy
er will aid in the instruction of
those who know nothing of the
game.
Schedule for intramural com
petition has not been completed as
yet by Betty Shoemaker, archery
manager, but will be released next
week.
hot corner assignment in the prac
tice sessions this week, will be on
reserve as utility man.
Wes Clausen and Maury Van
Vliet, who have been holding down
the regular berths in the outer
gardens, will with Mike Hunt
found out the opening lineup.
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