SALEM INVITATIONAL MEET OPENS TONIGHT Effingham Defending Champion Centralia, CDale Favorites In 18th Annual Tournament Effingham will toe out for a third straight Salem Invitational Tournament title as play opens tonight, but the Flaming Hearts don't have the team of a year ago and will probably find winning the championship a difficult chore. Opening games of the 18th annual meet finds Centralia going against Olney at 7 p.m. tonight, followed by the Pinckneyville — Salem battle. The winner of these two games will meet in the first semi- final match Friday. v Carbondale takes on Greenville in the first game Thursday. Effingham meets DuQuoin in the second match of the evening. First round losers will lock up in the consolation bracket games Saturday beginning at 12:30 p.m. A three-game Saturday night session will start with the third place game at 6 p.m. followed by the Saturday afternoon winners in a battle for the consolation title. The championship game is scheduled for 9 p.m. Saturday. Effingham, the No. l rated team throughout most of the 1967-68 season, drop ped Mt. Vernon last year by an 81-68 count to capture the title. Powerful Centralia and Carbondale, ranked No. 1 and 2 in the meet are expected to vie for the championship this year. The Orphans, with a 11-3 record, topped Carbondale 81-76 two weeks ago. on the Centralia floor. , Carbondale has since regained the services of injured Bob Pankey and may be able to trip up the Marion county club on the neutral floor. The Terriqrs, 9-2, will be making their second appearance after dropping Centralia 71-64 to take third place in the meet last year. Pinckneyville, 8-5 is considered a dark-horse by many observers. The Pincks have won six Salem titles in the past under the guidance of Coach Sammy Ulrich, the Panthers are currently in second place in the Southwest Egyptian Conference. Tickets sales are reportedly not as high as last year and fans desiring to attend the tourney should "have . little trouble in gaining admission. Challenger Frankie DePaula, left, and Champion Bob Foster share birthday cake commemorating Foster's recent 30th birthday. They'll square off for lightheavyweight championship in New York's Madison Square Garden Jan. 24. -x- -x- -x- -x- -x- -x- -x- -x- -x- Baptist Crew Stands 14-0 Logan 2 Nips Spring Garden 79-76 In OT By Jerry Seibert i Three free throws proved to be the margin of victory as ! Logan No. 2 squeaked by Spring Garden 79-76 in an exciting overtime battle for the Jefferson County Church League lead last night at Dodds. Logan came out of the tassle with its unblemished slate still perfect with 14 wins. Spring Garden now stands 12-1 for the season. With the score knotted" 70 apiece after regulation time, the game went into a three minute overtime period. Both teams hit 3 field goals but Logan connected on 3 of 3 charity tosses while Spring Garden missed the first shot each time on 2 bonus situations. The first quarter ended in Spring Garden's favor 18-15. However, Logan jumped to a 35-32 halftime lead and still held the same 3 point advantage at the end of the third period 53-50. Spring Garden then came from behind to' knot the score at 70-70 with both teams missing game - winning shots near the end of the fourth stanza. For the game, Logan counted 33 fielders and 13 free tosses while Spring Garden was one behind in each category. Logan had three players over the 20 point mark, led by Barry Sargent's 28. Duane Green bucketed 26 markers while Jim McKenzie threw in 20. For Spring Garden, Gilroy Bernard took game scoring honors with 29 points. Dwight Ber nard pumped in 19 while Randy Fitzgerrells and Bill Settle had 14 and 13. Church League action at Casey Jr. High saw Wesley Methodist re-Trip over Second Baptist, n-Ia Freewill trim Park Avenue Baptist, and Faith Lutheran) down Pleasant Hill. Wesley was in control all the way as they dumped Second Baptist, 70-47. The score stood 35-18 at halftime with Wesley on top. Depoister poured in 20 to pace the winners. Lively and Campbell added 17 and 12. For Second Baptist, Merriman gunned in 18 while Satterfield chipped in 13. Scoring 10 points in the last quarter, Jerry Adams led Ina to a 49-41. win over Park Avenue. Ina led at half 23-22 and at the end of the third period 35-33, then blew it open in the fourth stanza. Adams finished the game with 25.for'Ina while Settle and Eliot each hit 6. Lacey was high scorer for Park Avenue with 18 as Odle added 11. Faith Lutheran continued its recent winning way as it bombed Pleasant Hill 51-33. A 2& point third period iced the game for Faith Lutheran. Korris and Nathlich teamed up to lead the winners with 22 and 17. Riley was top point- getter for Pleasant Hill with 19. AT CASEY 6:45 Central vs. First Presbyterian 7:45 Epworth vs. First Methodist 8:45 First Baptist vs. First Com munity AT SUMMERSVILLE 6:45 Casey Ave. vs. Wesley Methodist 7:45 Faith Lutheran vs. St. Mary's 8:45,r'-Ina Freewill vs. Second Baptist AT DODDS 6:45 Spring Garden vs. Pleasant Hill 7:45 West Salem vs. Park Avenue 8:45 Meadowbrook vs. Logan'No' 2 Seven Inches Taller Than De Paula Foster Gets 5-1 Nod To Retain His Title THESE ARE THE FACTS CATAUNA VS. CHEVROLET IMPALA IMPALA CATALINA MSRP (2 dr. H.T.) $3,068.00 $3,157.00 Comparable V-8 Eng. 396 C.I.D. 400C.I.D. 265 H.P. 290H.P. 68.50 Std. Auto' Trans 221.80 227.04 Pwr. Steering 105.35 115.85 Pwr. Disc Brakes 64.25 71.62 White-Sidewall Tires 35.55 44.23 (8.25-15) (8.55-15) Deluxe Wheel Covers 21.10 21.06 Head Restraints 16.90 16.85 TOTAL $3,601.45 $3,653.65 CAT ALINA IS ONLY $52.20 MORE BUY ONE TODAY AT ' NEW YORK (AP) —Bob Foster is the same heavy favorite over Frankie De Paula tonight that Sonny Liston was over Cassius Clay in Miami Beach and the Baltimore Colts were over Joe Namath and the New York Jets in the Super Bowl. You may remember what happened to Sonny and the Colts-. Because of the thunder in De Paula's right fist, many greet the reported 5-1 odds against him as too high. Despite the experience of Foster, making the first defense of his world light heavyweight title, De Paula -has a solid army of backers who will swarm over the bridges and through the tunnels to swell the Madison Square Garden box office. The Jersey invasion is expected to bring the attendance to about 15,000 and the gate to $150,000 for the 9:30 p.m., EST, 15-round match. It will be carried on a special television hookup, Sports Network, Inc., to a limited number of cities but New York and the surrounding area will be blacked out. Foster will have a big physical edge, towering over his squat opponent by seven inches and enjoying a nine-inch advantage in reach, a Mutt and Jeff match. The 6-foot-3y a -inch champ will be punching down at his 5-8%-opponent, just as he was when he won the crown by knocking out Dick Tiger with a left hook last May 24. "I'll do it in three rounds," said Foster, who needed only four to flatten Tiger for the first time in his career. "Somebody is going to' go and I think it will be him," said De Paula, who fought the walkout preliminary in the Garden the night Foster beat Tiger. If Foster, 30, gets over this hurdle he may choose to' mingle with the heavyweights in the future. He has no trouble "making the 175-pound weight limit but knows the big money is with the big boys. However, his two knockout defeats have come when he ventured among the heavies for matches with Doug Jones and Zora Folley. Sinatra Hoping To Buy into Miami Dolphins MIAMI (AP) — Frank Sinatra and a Miami businessman are waiting in the wings in case a bitter backstage feud disolves the ownership of the Miami Dolphins, the Miami Herald reported in Wednesday editions. The Herald 1 reported Sinatra and Salvatore A. "Sam" Rizzo are hoping to buy into the American Football League Dolphins if the present partnership between General Manager Joseph Robbie and majority stockholder Willard "Bud" Keland fails. 150 To Compete On Weekend List Schedule For All Bowlers In Mt Vernon Women's City Tourney A total of 75 doubles pairs, with l. r -0 singles and .all-events entries will see action this .Saturday and Sunday in the annual Mt. Vernon Women'a City Bowling tourney. Team competition started Monday night and 142 squads compete this week in their regular league sessions. Following is the lineup for the weekend: Saturday 4:00 P.M. Dora Cox, Winnie Heil, Chris Morlan, Imogene Felty, Esther Englemann, Linda Burwell, Doris Boldrey, Lorene Hayes, Geneva Bean, Connie Pemberton, Maxine Harrison, Bernadine Atchison, Betty Ahlf, Barbara Dudley, Jinny White, Margaret Nathlich, Betty Hyslop, Wilma Wright, Kay Kenry, Barbara Dare, Chrissie Wielt, Dororthy Wielt, Marie Jackson, Mary Stewart. Saturday 7:00 P.M. Merle Fortune, Vivian Winninger, Martha Stapleton, Ree Higgins, Shirley Capps, Pat Levall, Anna Mae Hanauer, Carol Serafine, Margaret Elliott, Anita Reu, Pam Robertson, Ruth Ann Rice. Sunday 1:00 P.M. . Brigitti Olsen, Vera Smith, Pat Bailey, Peg Veatch, Jan Loftus, Pat Jones, Virginia Woll- ley, Mary Zinzilieta, tootsie Oathout, Dot Flota, Blanche Rector, Dorothea Chelf,. Wathene Kennedy, Shirley Schwitz, Dorothy Wisniewski, Harriet Kelley, Betty Hayes, Dorothy Shafer, Pauline Harmon, Dorothy Jones, Maxine Jones, Hazel Hale, Helen Bean, Edith Ford, Sadie Witter, Mary Denham, Myra Miller, Geo' Sandusky, Carmen Puckett, Bea Flota, Doris Hick, Lindell Levall, Phyllis Adcock, Pack Henry, Shirley Hertenstein, Roxie Gaunt. Alberta Bailey, Ruth Schweninger, Mildred Parr, Noma Hamilton, Jane Bailey, Doris Bailey, Kay Stinson, Freda Hurst, Thelma Bo'swell, Agnes Tapo- cik, Lila Wilson, Gladys Reynolds, Clarice Walden, Liz Peacock, Eleanor Guerrant, Margaret York. • Sunday 4:00 P.M. Isabel Gaunt, Blanche Hughes, Louise Sneddon, Pat Curtis, Gloria Bocchiardi, June McDowell, Marie Larcum, Jeanne Owens, Betty Borders, Edith Little, Wanda Irvin, Jean Gutzler, Rita Dopp, Charlotte Mason, Maxine Chambliss, Kay Elliott, Barbara Brown, Betty Satterfield, Deloris Poston, Conita GaVette, Lois Payne, Reba Tucker, Kay Johnson, Maxine Wallin, Betty McDonald, Elaine Woodlawn Drops 13th Decision At Thompsonville Woodlawn scored 33 points in the final eight minutes of play but host Thompsonville still ran away with a convincing 83-65 decision last night. Thompsonville fired at a 56 per cent clip from the field an 13-25 from the line, while Wood- awn managed only 29 per cent accuracy from the field to go with a 27-38 performance at the charity stripe. The winners amassed quarter leads of 10," 18, and 28 points before Woodlawn exploded in the fourth period. The victory boosted Thompsonville's record to 9-5, while the loss left Woodlawn with a 3-13 slate. Thompsonville had five players in double figures with Hobbs loading the way with 18, Elimon and Davis adding 16 apiece, Sullivan chipping 11, and White notching 10. For Woodlawn, Bushong was high with 20 markers, Boldrey pumped in 16 and Danner had 10. Score by quar: >: Thompsonville: 22 14 24 23—83 Woodlawn: 12 6 14 33—65 Thompsonville scoring: Hobbs 18. Elimon 16, Davis 18, Sullivan 11, White 10, Head 6, Crawford 4, and Bennett 2. Woodlawn scoring: Bushong 20, Boldrey 16, Danner' 10, Mays 7, Draege 6, Hall 4, and Germann 2. In the "B" game, Woodlawn pounded the Thompsonv i 11 e sophs 73-56. Germann led the winners with 18 points. Johnson paced Thompsonville with 19. Dahlgren plays at Woodlawn on Friday. HOUSTON — Mark Tessman. 177^, Houston, outpointed Bobby Gonzales, 150, Houston, knock out Nate Williams, 156, Las Vegas, Nev., 5. LONDON, England — Johnny Famechob, 125, Australia, out pointed Jose Lagra, 124%, Spain, 15. Famechon won world featb erweight championship. TYLER'S 820 Jordan 'Southern Illinois Largest Automobile Dealer" Pontiac — Cadillac Buick —QMC Trucks 1NG Mt. Vernon Flowers, Billie Sue Wilson, Pat Davis, Jeanne Halstead,' Erma Schalter, Sharon Davis, Irma Yaeger, Mable Miller, Wilma Campbell, Genita Osborn, Bernice Hawkins, Myrta Misker, Peggy Hall, Minnie Patterson, Pansy Lappin, Frances Anderson, Sylvia Morris, Jackie Cambell, Linda Yarbrough, Juanita Shields, Wanda Brown, Marilyn Beeherer, Peggy Shelton, Dorothy Goldsmith, Elaine Dale, Ada Perino, Clara Rumsey, Edna Chambliss, Gloria Sinclair, Carole McPherson, Jackie Coleman, Betty Newell, Bobbie Webb, Carmen Self, Mable Fulford. PREP SCORES Lindblom 67, Tilden 63 DuSable 80, Parker 75 Dunbar 97, Harper 75 Venice 83, Livingston 59 Worden 89, Breese 33 Edwardsville 66, Hillsboro 52 Shelbyville 73, Morrisonville 41 Stauton 60, Piasa 58 Litchfield 78, Nashville 72 Mac Arthur 65 .Lakeview 33 — Eisenhower 91, St. Teresa 48 Alton 82, East St. Louis 60 Highland 70, Dupo 64 Wood River 70, Roxana 6" Evnnsville Mater Dei 82, Mt. Carm el 67 Danville 68, Urbana 61 Hutsonville 84, Robinson 80 ot Bridgeport 69, Flora 61 Lawrencevillc 90, Albion 68 Altamont 58, St. Elmo 47 Stew - Stras 69, Cowden 67 Farina 85, Dielerich 50 Cisnc 70, Clay City 53 Mulberry Grove 86 , Sandoval 69 Aviston 79, Patoka 71 Mt V. Register-News 1 -c WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 19(39 Final Is 62-55 Bluford Over Waltonville For 18th Win Coach Roger Yates' JSlu- i'onl Trojans, hitting 26 of 29 free throw chances, defeated Waltonville's Spartans 66-55 last night in a Little Egyptian Conference clash at Waltonville. Bluford, already sporting tlio best won-Iost record in southern Illinois, boosted its mark to 18-1 with the victory. Waltonville hns won 10, lost 5. The high - flying Trojans took a 16-13 lead at the quarter and remained in front all the way in a deliberate ball game. The count was 31-25 at halftime and 48-40 after three periods. Coach Dave Simpson's Spartans topped Bluford 22 to 18 in the field goal department but suffered. a 15- point deficit at the charity line. W a Itonville made 11 of 14 free chances. Bob Osborn paced Bluford with 17 points, Ed Donoho hit 16, Ed Case 14, Jack Michels and Randy Mills 8 apiece. Junior Dave Colle hit 17 for Waltonville, Dave Stelmazewskl, 13, Steve Taylor 10, Terry Hall 9 and Jim Shurtz 6. Bluford hosts Crab Orchard this Friday night. Waltonville's next game is at Sesser next Tuesday night. The National Hockey League ' Tuesday's Results All-Star Game at Montreal East 3, West 3, tie Only game scheduled. Today's Games No games scheduled. Thursday's Games Oakland at Montreal Toronto at St. Louis Los Angeles at New York Boston at Detroit Philadelphia at Chicago Minnesota at Pittsburgh Quincy-Ram Games Have Been Great When Mt. Vernon plays top- rated Quincy here Friday night it will be the first time — to our knowledge — that the teams have met in regular season action. . . However, we well recall the last two Mt. Vernon - Quincy battles. . . Both were games to remember . . . Most recent meeting was in tlio second round of the Centralia Holiday Tourney of 1964. Quincy was top- rated in the 16-tcam Centralia field, but coach Gene Haile's Rams pulled the big upset of the tourney. . . Sparked by big Gary Jones (the Jolly Orange Giant), and guards Terry Gamber and Gary Large, Mt. Vernon spilled the high-flying Blue Devils 67-62. It was a cliff-hanger all the way. . . The lead changed hands 16 times with victory coming to the Vernois in the final minute. . , -o- -o- -o- The Ram-Quincy game before that one is even easier to remember. . . It was March, 1952 in the semifinals of the state tourney in Huff Gymnasium. . Coach Stan Changnon's Rams went to Champaign with a 29-2 record, rated No. 3 team in Illinois. . . Mt. Vernon got by big Harv Schmidt and Kankakee 57-56 in overtime, then beat Pinckneyville 55-51 to gain the semifinals against Quincy. . . Quincy, with the tremendous Bruce Brothers, was rated No. 2 one step ahead of Mt. Vernon in the prop poll. . . Hebron's district - winning Green Giants were listed No. 1. . . Quincy had a 45-35 lead on the Rams in the final quarter of that raging semifinal — and the Blue Devils attempted _ to sit on the margin. . . But Mt. Vernon, featuring the Stokes brothers, Mose and Jim, Joe Johnson, Mak Mannen and others, made a tremendous charge down the stretch and actually took the lead twice before Quincy survived 54-51. The Rams missed that state crown by a whisker and, we always felt, they took so much out of Quincy in the semifinal that the Blue Devils were unable to bounce back against Hebron in the title clash, •o- -o- -o- Mt. Vernon has eveiything to gain and much less to lose when they play the No. 1 Blue Devils here Friday. . . And if this game comes anywhere near the Ram- Blue Devil pattern, Quincy will be fortunate to leave town with its No 1 rating intact. . . -o- -o- -o- Sports Shorts Former Ram star Danny (Hoobie) Hester has quit Louisiana State University. . . He enrolled at California State College in Long Beach today. . Hester will be ineligible for basketball this season but hopes to pluy at California State next year. . . "Conditions were less than ideal for Danny at LSU," said his mother, Mrs. Imogene Hester, of 504 north 12th street. . . "He wasn't getting to pipy much ball. . . " (Pistol Pete Maravich does most of the playing—and shooting- for LSU. . . . Pete's papa, the coach, reportedly told other players: "All I really need is Pete and the c h e e rlea- ders. . . ") -o- -o- -o- Distanee is a formidable handicap for Quincy in its athletic schedules. . . Sitting by itself up in Adams county, Quincy must travel for hours to meet other schools of noteworthy size and put together a representative schedule. . . For instance, Blue Devil players will climb on their bus at 10:30 a.m. Friday to travel to Mt. Vernon. . . After the game here, they bus back to Quincy for a home contest against Granite City on Saturday night. . . Sounds as strenuous as the bus trips in the old M-O-Valley Class D baseball league . . . -o- -o- o— If the Blue Devils shoot as well at Mt. Vemon as they did in beating Thronton 81-67 last weekend, the Vernois are in trouble. . . . Against Thornton, Quincy hit 30 of 46 shots from the field for a .652 game average. . . In the first two quarters of that, game the Blue Devils popped in 20 of 26 from the field. . . That figures alxnit .770 — and that r.in't hardly legal . . . Oakland Seo/s May Be S*ent To Buffalo MONTREAL (AP) — The fate of the Oakland Seals, still drawing slim crowds despite a second-place team, is expected to be settled by Feb. 18, according to Clarence Campbeil, president of the National Hockey League. The NHL Board of Governors is scheduled to meet again in New York on that date and 1 Campbell said Tuesday he "would be surprised if the situation is not cleared up by that time." The governors met before Tuesday's All-Star Game and decided to table the proposed transfer of the Seals to Buffalo, N.Y., with a final decision due by Feb. 18. The city of Vancouver, B.C., also is seeking the Seals, but the Vancouver interests failed to file an application for transfer in time for the item to be placed on Tuesday's agenda. Ihe fun place %to shop JANUARY SHOE SALE Final Clearance on Ladies Fall and Winter Shoes. Many Styles to Choose From. REDUCED UP TO 50% SUPER SALE! OFF REG. PRICE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE FANTASTIC SAVINGS NOW FOR BETTER SELECTION!! SATISFACTION GUARANTEED-REPLACEMENT OR MONEY REFUNDED Park Plaza Shopping Center--—Open 9:30 A.M. Till 9:00 P.M.
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