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The OREGON STATESMAN. Salcn, Oregon, Saturday Mornin?, March 2S1S31
S "ICTIB OF
Outlived by Ban Johnson,
I His Predecessor; Also
3 - Critically iil now
ROCHESTER, Minn.. March 11
CAP) Ernest S. Barnard, re
sident of the American league is
The man who succeeded Bryon
" Bancroft Johnson as president of
' the league four years ago, be
cause' of Johnson's conflicts -with
Kenesaw Mountain Landis, com
missioner of baseball, died unex
pectedly late today while chatting
with his wife.
Mr. Barnard came to Rochester
yesterday for observation at the
Mayo Brothers clinic. .He had
cut short his inspection trip la the
spring training camps of the Am
erican league clubs because he
thought he was K suffering from
After examination. President
Barnard's illness was " diagnosed
as heart trouble. But he was be
lieved to be In no immediate dan
ger and was ordered to bed pend
ing treatment for his illness.
Mrs. Barnard made a trip to
Rochester with him and was at his
bedside when he suddenly passed
away. He was 61 years old.
Johnson Outlives j
Mr. Barnard became president
or the American league Not. 1,
1127. Succeeding Johnson, the
one time "czar" of baseball and
founder of the league. Strangely
eaongh. Johnson Is seriously ill
in a nospiiai at St. Louis and his
death has been expected daily.
, Since assuming the presidency
or tne American league, Barnard
has been credited with smoothing
over political difficulties among
tne dub owners and has worked
la harmony with Commissioner
At the time Barnard was elect
ed to the presidency of the Amer
ican league. He was connected
with, the Cleveland dob. with
wnicn no had served for 25 years,
He served at Cleveland first ai
secretary, later as president, after
tne death of James C. Dunn, own
er or the club, in 1922.
With his election to the presi-1
dency of the American learn a. Mr.
Barnard Immediately severed con
nections with the Cleveland club.
He negotiated for the transfer of
the stock to a syndicate of Cleve
land baseball fans, beaded by Alva
uraaiey, millionaire manufactur
The trophies for. the winner and
the runner-up in the church bas
ketball league sponsored , by the
Salem T. M. C. A. will arrive soon
and a banquet is planned at
which time the trophies will be
The Evangelicals won first
place and the FrulUand quintet
finished second.. The Interest in
the games has been unusually
good this season and the quality
of 4he playing has been good.
Many of the teams have played
guues wun aln Schoola mnA
neighborin.town tU: .V JZZZ
well with 7 "
The Question oris nioW-...
ban leaarue will com n . ..v..
v t. . . . - -
uqaei ana ir enough teams can I
be signed, plans will go ahead for !
. " awingmg league. In the
Past the playground leaneaha..
DrovB Mnni JZa, ,ea"'5T
proven popular and
mat it. will bo
year. . ;
PLEfJTIFUL AT 0. S.
- '- 11 UN statr college;
CorvaUis. March 27 Wlthtlght
" rffi M, deus.- Coach
Ralph a Coleman U alowly driv
- ing his men into shape in order
to, form a strong ball nine here
this year.- Fifteen pitchers .and
catchers Jiave.been limbering-up
; aB?lB but the first callior
",,i"u na inneiaers was not
Issued until this week when 25
' men responded. i. . . , -
it 91 Buck Grayson tops the
i leuermeu. Tne peppy first
-.' baseman will play his third and
final season on the diamond with
' Ituss MeKennon at second base,
Le Penaell at shortstop. Rod Bal
;. . lard. Back Hammer and Dlek
' Hensel ia the outfield. Joe Mack
behind the plate, and Al Brown
. Jn the mound, as co-letter earn
ers. These men are almost cinch
ed, for their positions, although
many prospects are out from last
year's rook team and varsity re
. serve squad. .
: State lleet is
Scheduled II ;
9 at CorvaUis
OREGON STATE COLLEGE.
CorvalHs, March 27 May 9 has
. been the date set for the fifth
annnal Oregon State Interscholas
tic track and field meet at Cor
Tallls this year. - Coach Paul J.
Schlssler, who is In charge of the
meet again this year, is expecting
bl turnout. - ,
Mor than 500 athletes repre
senting (2 high schools took part
In the meet last year. Grant high
of. Portlacj won first place last
year: Pendleton second; Frank
lin of -Portland, third; CorvalHs
A fourth and Lincoln of - Portland
and Eaker tiei for fifth place.
CHICAGO STADIUM; Chicago.
March ; 27. (AP) Tommy
Loughran, Philadelphia master of
boxing, with 11 years of ring -warfare
behind him. was too experi
enced and", too . clever for Tuf fy
Griffiths, ranking middle -western
heavyweight challenger, in their
10-round battle in the ' Chicago
For 10 rounds the 13,124 cus
tomers who paid S3C.1SS to see
the fight, were ; treated to the
spectacle of Loughran poking long
lefts into Griffiths' face, while the
rough Sioux City,' la., youngster
attempted to move around, under
and finally through the barrage.
Loughran's 'gifted left' hand
brought him the decision, which,
however, was not unanimous. The
two Judges cast their ballots In
favor of the tall Philadelphia
while Dave Barry, the referee.
ed for a draw. Unbiased observ
ers figured that Loughran, by his
superios ring generalship and box
ing skill, was far enough In front
at ' the - finish ! to giro him the
honors.' . . : !
Griffiths started out like a
champion, by giving Loughran a
leathering tn tho first round,-but
Ted Thye arid
SEATTLE, March 27 (AP)
Appearing before . the Seattle
athletic commission today. Ted
Thye and Virgil Hamlin, heads
of the coast athletic club, em
phatically denied charges of at
tempting to H"flx" " wrestling
matches in Seattle and other Pa
ciflc northwest cities. ..
The commission, holding Its
hearing behind closed doors, re
fused to divulge the statements
made by the two wrestling pro
moters other than to announce
that they denied charges made
last Saturday by Abe Kubey. Se
attle referee, and Charlie Han
son and George McDowell, Seattle
grappiers. , u
Another meeting of the athlet
ic ody to hear more witnesses
including Harry Listman, Seattle
referee, will be held Monday. . A
decision as to whether the coast
athletic club's! permit to hold
wrestling shows in Seattle will be
revoked. Is expected to be made
by next Wednesday. 7
Kubey accused Thye of attempt
ig to "fix" i m. match between
Dan Koloff and Bill Beth, Boston
heavyweights, about two months
ago. Kubey said that Beth back
ed out of the: match Just before
he was to go into the rinr and
Moose Norbecfcj of Everett, Wash.,
was substituted tln his place. Ku
bey said that Thye wanted Koloff
to Win. -
Thye told newspapermen after
the meeting today that Beth re
fused to appear because he was
booked for a ; semi-final and not
a" main event bout which -he
wanted.- '.'--. - : :' ' .n.
FLOYD HOLT LEADS
fl LO0PII16 BASKET
u.aiuu in. March 27
Oregon Normal school student
publication, th Lamron, presents
unai basketball data of the sea
son, as follows :
!The final percentages in the
record sheet f the Oregon Nor-
17 o Players snow that
Johnny Steelhammer was hlrh
I Dflllir man In :th. ..a
made from field goals and goals
attempted, but not made. Mann-
Tiiie petteys. was runner-up.
"In the actual goals made from
the field Floyd Holt takes the
honors with 88 baskets to his
credit. ' . f ;!
- Field Goals
Ayers ...,4...V..47 114
Bennett . ,. i . ..28 97
Eawaros ...;... ;;2C 118
Engebretson V. , . .".34 131
Marr . ............ ,56 183
Holt ...88 285
Watkins -.'....... 31 1 30
aieeinammerE ,V.;.43 111 .378
ers 38 118. .330
aughn 4Ai.n 7
I ? m,7- ' ' 8 9 1 .3 3 3
Shellle , . . , 4;,-.:. '. .1Z s 411.293
Two " tournamen ts were - plain
ned for the coming season by the
Salem tennis association when it
held Its annual meeting in the
chamber of commerce rooms Fri
day night. : One will be a city
wide - spring , tournament next
month and the other will be the
Willamette "Valley" tournament
late In the summer. French Hage
mann was named as chairman of
activities including th tourneys,
a ladder competition for members
and formation of a team to re
present the association. In Inter
city play. :. .
Rlph Curtis was elected presi
dent of the association nd Irl s.
McSherry was reelected secretary
treasurer. Mr. McRhrr
Herbert Hobson wer placed on
the membership committee" with
Melyin Goode assisting at Willam
ette university and John Creech
among. the Salem high players
whom ho will coach this season.
Another meeting will be held at
which Plans lor the snrlnr tonm.-
ment will be dlsenasivf i atan
Plans also call for inDrannnt
ine courts at the stats Epical
after that the former world's light
heavyweight "champion was able
to take care of himself. Lough
ran began to, move into the lead
with the start of the fourth round.
Meanwhile Griffiths attempted to
make a crowding battle of it on
the theory that Tommy's legs, now
serving him through his 11th year
of .. boxing, could not hold their
But Loaghran'a lege refused to
wilt, and he proceeded to left hand
himself to victory.
Griffiths, , a sentimental favor
ite with the crowd, was accorded
a tremendous cheer when he left
the ring, because the customers
liked his rushing, aggressive bat
, Tonight's rietory ' was " Lough
ran' seventh' triumph In his pres
ent aggressive- campaign for
vot-Theavyweight honors. Loughran
new no doubt will be matched to
meet Jaek Sharkey la an outdoor
contest here in June.
In the seml-windup Larry. John
son, nara-risted - - negro - heevy-
neavyweight from : Chicago, won
the . decision over Paul Cavalier
of Boston, "a stable-mate of Shar
ker, in eight rounds.
CHICAGO, March 17. fAP
Jack Dempsey. the old Manas
sa ' mauler himself, whipped
across a legal Jtnockout in the
fifth round today In, the 3500,
000 damage suit filed against
him for. not risking hia heavy
weight championshio mrainst
Harry WUls, negro challenger,
fire years ago. -: - ;
Beaten In the first four rounds
of tho court battle of legal tech
nicalities, ' Dempsey : ; suddenly
floored the opposition when Cir
cuit Court .. Judge T. Sterlinr
Pomeroy directed the Jury to re
turn a rerdict of dismissal in the
case brought by the Chicago Col
iseum company,' which attempted
to promote the Dempsey-Wills
title match in 1928.
The rerdict. promptly returned
by the Jury, brought to an end,
barring a successful appeal. . all
. tm old pal, Diogenes, was at
tome pains trekking about
with his lantern aloft in
search of an honest man. Were
that worthy gentleman alire today,
and his honest-man hunt confined
te the prizefighting ring; there are
any number ef experts and Cjuite
Y " V? " customers whe
would adrise him to swap' his
lantern for an are light or,
better, grre the whole tiling up,
re home and read a good book.
. 011 the m ether hand,- there are
those loyal and true citizens who
you're blue in the
face that the fight game is on the
yp-and-up, d if yon don't be
liere it, come en eut in! the alley.
. Discussion, and, in some raar
ters, considerable indignation has
beenroused by the recent show
fcT Tut, of Minneap
olis, and Billy Petrolle, of Fargo,
N. D., ia New Yerk.
edIine re screaning
tnat Tut had gone to rest upon the
canvas la a fashion not at all be
coming te royalty, and attention
Honesty Among Fighters
. 1" ' " ' By HARDIN BURNLEY S V
i man to 'poimSrwEi vl j
ATT THE' fZEGBHT SFOG.T BOG. J
; 'pETOLLErTUr a h-S
-! " - -' ' "1 . "-"S J 7 7 U
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IT SiEfj HIGH
Few Material Being Bug up
. By uoacn Gilmore; two .
-. ' HooperTtry , Weights J
r. Coach Vernon Gilmore 1s comb4
lng Salem high for available track
material and has now added some
of the basketball men to hia
squad. w-'V:;- ';."'" -'.i
Bone Will put the shot and San.
ford, with his bir hands, la trr.
ing to sail the discus. Both seem
to be progressing nicely In their
new efforts. Gilmore Is scanning:
nia gym Classes . and intends to
hare the best talent In school oat
on the track. I Several "finds?
hare been made in this manner
already and a .number more will
be made soon,, ;
The work to date has Included
only running, weights and a bit
of hurdling. Next week the Jump
ing pita wlU be put In ehane and
ir weatner conditions are not too
adverse, complete training In all
events will get under way. At the
present time over 0 athletes are
working out dally and this unm
oor win likely increase soon. .
uterclas Meet fi'-.-' ' - - s
Set for April-11 -' f fi.
The annual interclass track
meet will, be held April, 11. with
the juniors ' and seniors well
matched and confident. The let
termen will not be eligible for
competition in the meet and the
new men will "have a chance to
shine, v - - :
Soon after the interclass meet.
the dual meets with other schools
will start and Indications are that
Gilmore. will hare a team which
will be able to hold its own with
other schools. He has been giving
the men a lot of attention and
will have the team In good shape.'
It is his hope .to build .a good
oundation for next year and then
put Salem high back on the map
in state track competition.
legal battles In which Demoser
and his successor to the heavy
weight throne. Gene Tuaney, be
came InvolTed. However there
appeared a chance that Dempsey
might carry hia fight right back
to the squared arena br finally
f tm. fclas features
was embarrassingly drawn to the
sudden change fat betting odds an
extremely short time before the
bell, the Mew York Boxing Com
mission started an Investigation.
t This Is not the first fight which
has resulted In charges that man
agers had mad certain secret
covenants, which, had they become
public Information, would not hare
added to the gate receipts. ;
From time to time, things hare
been said about the quality ef
boxing merchandise served up be
fore Primo Camera. While some
say the big fellow from Italy will
never , win his right to meet the
"heavyweight , champion ef ; the
world" on account , of his rather
sickly performances against Jim
Maloney, they point to the same
two " bouts as irrevocable .argu
ments in favor of the honesty of
Camera, his handlers and boxing
in general. - .? :v; :
If Jim Maloney had laid down
for a snooze it would have been a
break for Primo- another - step
ping stone toward his Big Chance.
Cut, in the first bout, Maloney
Gralde, British Horse, is
- .Winner in Grand National
- By .TOM WTLHEIM
LIVERPOOL, Eng.. March 27.
AP) -Grakle, British red.
owned, trained and ridden, today
corea recora-oreaklng triumph
la " the classic grand national
sieepiecnase, leering behind him
on the punishing field of Aintree
the pick of , the world's cross
country horses. Three hundred
thousand .saw the race.
-? t his heels was the
1229 winner ; Greralach." great
Irish Jumper of Mrs. Gemmell,
and In third place vat Lady
Glenapp's Anandale. Making It
a clean sweeo . for the Uritiaii
lion. Graklo paid the nice odds
of 100 to e. The time was
8:22 1-5.'- - . .
Back on the course, behind th
gallant Tictors were eleren Amer
ican-owned- steenlechasera - on
of them deep in.Beecher's Brook
with a broken neck.
Easter Hero . and Sir Lindsay.
owned by the yousr American
sportsman John Hay (Jock)
Whitnejr and Chief Hopes of
American both went down, East
er Hero at Beecher" Brook
where Mrs. f Chester Beattr's
Swift Rowland was destroyed
and Sir Lindsay at . one of the
othelr Jumps. The- latter fin
ished, but far out of the money.
The defeat of Easter Hero was
costly to his backers. 21,000. of
the; 88,892; win bets placed In
the pari-mutuels being ' on ' the
nose of the American faro rite.
- Grakle's yictory was richly de-
served and Jockey Tom Coulthe-
waite rode a smart race for Cyril
Taylor, Liverpool cotton broker
and his owner. It was Couletb -
walte's third grand national rie
tory. ..' -. .
Laying behind the field and
avoiding the. Jams which brought
Swift Rowland and Easter Hero
down, Coulthewaite sent Grakle
out -after Gregalach on the sec
ond time around, challenged the
big Irish Jumper in the stretch
and wore him down to finish one
and a quarter lengths ahead.
Gregalach s margin over Annan
dale was ten lengths.
Behind Annandale came the
first of the American contingent;
Victor Emmanuel's Rhytlcere.
which Just beat out M. D. Blair's
Ballhaawood. Behind them was
Shaun Collin, the Irish horse
that won Ust year. R. K. Mel-
lon's Gangleala war seventh and
Blair's bay gelding great span
eighth. , -
Syailictfe; lac Crtat Brflaia riahis raMrvtS'
the winner. In the second
bent. Camera won a referee's de
cision. r- - '- v :
... Jimmy ' alclarnin la considered:
a square-shootinr boy. ; The fans
watch .Johnny luke without any
qualms. , Johnny Dundee Is the
same way, and se en there are
many others, i ,. ......
And the increasing popularity
of wrestling, i The - days when a
fight card . drew thousands ef
breathless fans and a correspond
ingly large number ef dollars,
have been, over (at feast for the
time being) some time. This, it
is argued, is not as much due te
"depression as it is to the reflec
tions which have been east unon
the fighting business f late. At
least, say tho disgrunted, . the
wrestlers give yen a ran r and
many reverberant grunts for your
money. - -' - -
Besides, it's not onlv diffleolt te -
prove a fake fight, but there are '
many honest boys who are often
fondling the canvas when they'd "
much rather b standing nnrisfet
and tried to.
i "Injared girl is now party
conscious," says headline In
carefully proofread jowraal
cross the street. Cfcmsctoos of
; All the other departments' are
devoting themselres mostly to
pioneer staff this morning, but we
decided to refrain. It's safe to
say that the issue of 20 years ago
today carried no sport page. Even
In the early years of the present
century, readers had to look with
a magnifying glass; to find sport
Queer. 1 Th -early pioneers
went forth with rod and pa
Just as sportsmen do today and
were better banters and fisher- -?
men; bo doubt they got m kick -out
ol bringing In. the game, .
but they Weren't amateors. It
: was more or less a life and
death matter. ..,
i Five DeJardlns from Marion
county formed a basketball team
the other day and went down and
beat .a team at Tart. Glad we
didn't have to keep score. Some-
body must have had to Juggle his
1 ""uaj preiiy last, as some or the
-boys even hare the same initials.
Probably they followed military
rules and scored "by the num
bers.? y - -
British horse won tlite Grand
National steeplechase. Why
not, didn't the British invent
that game? And the shudder
at the roughness of American
football! .... U-
For April 1
Mervin Barrackman has heard
that Wildcat McCann is retUns
a bit tod wild and unruly for the
ordinary , cauliflorculturtst so he
is coming: here next Wednesday
night to poll a few April fool
trick on the pompous kitty.
Tne first of April is recognized
as a day to fool ! people,, but the
novelty has mostly worn off by
mgnt and tne Wildcat will not
likely give Barrackman much
time to fool around in the match.
McCann with his unusual siren vth
and anility to take punishment. Is
reaay to give Mervin a real battle.
The two have wrestled twice
before with Barrackman winning
a maccn nero and McCann win
ning In Albany This match will
be a deciding meet as It la sched
uled to go. to the finish with no
time limit. Whoever takes two
falls first will win the match.
Barrackman is a. colorful mn.
I pier and Is himself adeDt at
standing., up under punishment.
And if It comes to rough stuff, he
knows as much of it. as .the next
wrestler. Barrackman is' counted
one of the best In his weight and
is iiaoie to give the Wildcat a
V i ".
- - isiiue the Bear,! owned by Bar- f
, " . I
racaman wiu meet
one of the preliminary bouts. The
near noids a recent win n-rmr rf
Karl Sarpolis In Seattle. The bear
is a seasoned easterner im ntn.
to take on the bisr bom. Aithmi.h
he wears no cauliflower ears as
yet; he has been at the game a
long while and it is hia
ness wnicn has protected his au
ditory projections.!. .
Matchmaker Harry Plant an
nounces that the week following
Pes Anderson will probably be 1
liar tn n t.vi -J-. . I
Anderson Is popular with ther lo
cal tans and has been doing
suns arouna Seattle lately,
lie has ImproTed! a rrMt
since appearing heire last and will
sm itwa a genuine workout. -
SOUTHERN PIVlcs w
March 27 CAPl-VlrHnia'
Wle. caught In the hardest down-
vour ot a ram Jthat descended on
the final IS holes of-th -
I south womens SC-hole medal
i tournament, overram - .u
nent today t6 win the champion-
I The Chicago girl found the go
ing rougher than YMl4..
a . J' WUVU
she posted a sparklina 7x . w
nevertheless shot an 84, one over
womens par; for a; final toUl of
157.:.. , : . - v ...j : . '
Her scor va -
i!Ktr-Si& ft beet In the
v!!- pt: J - eonlendew. ESdlth
w. 1 "eaus Pa could of
fer. Miss Quier addf .
fy to -fc6r:8. yesterday for a
,.Vr- of mn' tournaments.
Mrs. O. S. Hill r tr-..- 7.
; the western
to finh in third j
18. C ; j,..- , 5
Honors for fodav. ... .
v .rr. - went
r;n r; u-. j?0 Baiti-
.me course was, i v-
1 1 earaea an 80, and
so ior- --- ;
TO SMALL LEAD
Drenching Rain Results in
: Postponing Deciding
- -; Round Until Today
Br DILLON GRAHAM
PINEHURST.. N. C, March 27
(AP) Touring the champion
ship Plnehurst course In a fine 73
despite ' a - drenching raisu Joe
Turnesa of Elmsf ord. one- of a fa
mous family of New York golfers.
tonight retained his lead In the
north and south 85,850 open golf
tournament with a 54-hole score
of 215. ;
- Turneea conquered par and the
elements He was out In four un
der' perfect, figures, but trouble
on, three holes coming in pushed
him up to 28.;
- The Elmsf ord pro, . who shot
70 and 72 yesterday to top the
field at the halfway mark, miss
ed a six-Inch putt on the Ktsand
another, small one on- t ha 15 th.
His iron tee shot on: the short
17th . hooked . and caused him - to
take a bogie fouiv
: Ther condition of
caused tournament-, officials to
postpone the final round, set for
this afternoon, until tomorrow.
' Just: a stroke behind the leader
came Johnny Golden.- chunky
Norton, Conn4 professional. To
day he had his third consecutive
72. , I
j Bill i Burke, Greenwich, Conn..
ana wury cox, Brooklyn, were
together at 217. , 1 f
i Bobby Cruiekshank, Purchase,
N. Y., who tied Cog yesterday,
started of t poorly but tightened
up and took a 75, the post 218
for the 54 holes. .
In Indnrir Rurimn Mrs. Gabe DeJardln of Sl
Jii f iiU U.ur , WUn lem formed a basketball team
CHICAGO, March 27. (AP)i.
Michigan took the lead in the
struggle for the national collev
glate Indoor swimming champion
ship tonight br! qualifying two re
lay teams ana tgbt men In the
finals. Minnesota was next, with
six men, although Princeton and
Rutgers were i certain of giving
Michigan the hardest fight for the
title. : i . . ..:
Balcm Oolf Ceurw. ran. annrn
on River Drive, is hole watered fair
ways, large greews. Fes ISo. Sunday t
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By EDWARD J. NEIL t
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN,
New York, March 27 (AP)-
Cagey little Fidel LaBarba. who
seems certain to rule the feather
weights eventually as he has the
flyweights In days gone by, ginger
ly manhandled Kid Francis, a bun
dle of punching dynamite from
Italy, Just enough to win the de
cision by a satisfying enargin In
an Interesting ten round bout to
night. The curly headed 7 Callfornian
had to box his prettiest, think his
fastest.' and give up entirely the
body socking style he has made a
specialty la order to turn Francis
back. For ten rounds he kent his
left popping la tho Italian's face,
ripped a few punches home as they
came to grips, and then held the
kid An grips of steeL
The crowd booed him for hold
ing but Referee Patsy Haley and
two Judges voted him the decision
unanimously, while the Associated
Press score card gaye him six
rounds with two for Francis and
two even. ' .-.": " i
I wddu Rh s r-i,-t wif
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nero a lew weeks ago and holds a
decision over LaBarba gained la
fans, never stopped trvine- to rtt
at Fidel's mid-section. He bobbed
within arms length.' set himself
and ripped savagely at. LaBarba's
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Outfit of Taft
GERVAIS. March 27-Tr
Stanley and Leland. sons of Mr.
and Mrs. A. DeJardln. and Vera
and V. r DeJardln. sons of Mr.
ena went to Taft to play He
team there Wednesday nlcht-
The final score was 22 to 15, la
ftror of the DeJardln team
At the half the score stood
to . Lester. Stanley and Le-'
land were members of the Ger
vais team which so sharply con
tests dthe Parrlsh Junior high
team for county championship,
playing against- their .cousins.
Vera and V. DeJardln.
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