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Wednesday, December 31, 1941
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THE PALM BEACH POST Wednesday Morning, December St, t9it COACH PROPOSES COMPULSORY WARTIME SPORTS PROGRAM I Pate Eight DETROIT, Dec. 30. UPi The nation'i college athletic administrators today were urged to broaden and intensify sports programs In the war crisis even to the possible extreme of making participation compulsory. Members of the American Football Coaches Association, convening In a grimly serious joint session with National Collegiate Athletic Association bigwigs to discuss Implications of the war on football and allied competition, had word from Army and Navy officials at Washington that cur tailment of athletics at this time would seem detrimental. Athletic Director II. O. (Fritz) Crislor of Michigan, president of the coaches association, suggested compulsory training might be the answer. "We found In national defense we could not rely entirely on enlistments and therefore enacted the draft law," said CrLsler. "Why Isn't It just as logical to assume that people will not elect participation in sports and through the same logic why is it not sensible to make such participation compulsory?" Samuel E. M. Crocker of the Joint Army and Navy committee on welfare and recreation and Major Theodore Bank, former Idaho coach but now head of the War Department's athletic section, both told the college men that extension of their programs was Imperative. Returning to purely personal aspects of their profession, the grid- Iron maestros heard a report by Dr. Floyd R. Eastwood of Purdue University that college football was free from fatalities this year for the first time since the annual report was Instituted in 1931. There were 14 deaths due directly to football in high school, snnd-lot and athletic competition, he said, compared to 11 last year and the high of 33 in 1931. The collegiate groups will wind up their sessions tomorrow. Butler-Todd Team Wins Round Robin Gloria Butler and Mac Todd were winners in the rmnd robin tennis tournament played by the school and college set Tuesday at the Bath & Tennis Club, winning 28 games and losing 4. Other scores were: Jeanne White and Brent Tan ner, 23-y; wanna rervere ami Pike Noyes, 21-11; Audrey Kay and Lbvd Wells. 1S-U; U?ua Chadbourne and Stewart Taylor, 18-14; Dana Maher and Hugh Bayne, 14-18; Hope Noyes and Marion Sims Wyeth, Jr., 10-22; Carol Horton and Ned Rutherford, 7-25; Anita Kay and James De Vries, 4-28. Bowl Teams Ready For Holiday Battles LINEUP Taylor Rides Triple At Fair Grounds NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 30. iP A triple scored by Jockey Walter Lee Taylor featured the Fair Grounds racing program made up entirely of claiming races today. Taylor's first victory came on Viildina Rebel in the second race, a clipper that paid $25.80 to the $2 mutucl. In the fourth or feature race, the Place D' Armcs purse, he scored on Bill G, owned by M:-s. M. M. Johr, at odds of $7.60 for 52. Then Taylor came back In the sixth to win by six lengths on Wise Duke which paid $5 for $2. The fifth race at a mile and a sixteenth went to Mrs. V Wyse's F!orian 2nd, with E. Guerin up. Prospect Boy was second and Giandloso third. With the scheduling Tuesday nf two five-round bouts, Match maker Al Caroly completed Friday night's fight card for the Ameri can Legion Arena, rhnrlie McCarthy, young Spring' field, Mass., welterweight, will clash with Joe Murphy, slugging mo Kv.. 147-noundcr. in one of the two preliminary cuir tests. The other five-rounder will pair Chief Driver, Seminole Indian 140-pounder from Opa-Locka Naval Base, against Joe lieuoui, veieran Scranton, Pa., welter. Matchmaker Caroly s program of three eii;ht-round feature bouts, which met with the approval of the near capacity crowd last weeK will be repeated this Friday, the three main events having already heen announced. One of the eights will rematch Moe (Twin) Weiss. New York City Imhtweieht. with Knute (buster) Baker, 20-year-old 135-pounder from Terre Haute. Indiana. Two durable sluggers who al ways put tip a good fight, win. lose or draw Chino Lopez and Mexican Joey Silva have been signed for another of the eight rounders. Lopez and Silvu are both rugged scrappers who seldom take a backward step and their styles should insure plenty of action. The third feature bout will pit Joev Dunne. Jacksonville 140- pounder, who scored a quick knockout over Chino Gispert on the opening card of the season, acainst Bit Beebe, colorful Fort Pierce southpaw. Beebe, after leading the fight on points, was knocked out by the veteran Sixto Morales last week. In Dunne, Beebe will be up against a fast, clever boxer but will not be out of his class as he was with Morales, former featherweight and lightweight champion of Cuba. Working in Becbe's corner Friday will be Ben (Evil) Eye Flnkle, nationally-known "hexer" of boxers who has been the subject of feature stories, poems and even songs. Finkle claims once he turns his eye on a scrapper that he is doomed to defeat. OPENS NEW YEAR'S DAY 12 O'CLOCK NOON Your Favorite Eating Place WITH SAME POPULAR PRICES AS ALWAYS Serving Breakfast Lunch Dinner from 7:30 A. M. to 8:30 P. M. if PRIVATE DINING ROOM FOR BANQUETS Luzianne Cafe Phone 9711 514 So. Olive Just One Block South of Post Office START THE NEW YEAR RIGHTI Dine With UsI LUZIANNE CREOLE COOKING "It's Different" Orange MIAMI, Dec. 30. UP) Two score-f rom - anywhere football teams with deadly last-minute punches look like sure bets to hold 35,000 Orange Bowl spectators In their seats until the final whistle Thursday. Those who have "examined the season records of Georgia and Texas Christian University won't be pushing toward the exits early if the score is as close as all signs indicate. Favored Georgia beat Auburn on the last play of the game with a Dass and run that covered 65 yards. The whistle had blown by time All-America Frankie Sink wich got off his spectacular 40' yard toss to Lamar Davis. The Bulldogs saved a tie with Mississippi by rolling up 14 points In the last 16 minutes. Davis, the unsune wincback, scampered 45 vards for one touchdown and Sink wich, George Poschner and Davis collaborated on a 42-yard forward' lateral for another. TCU won a bid to the Bowl here when Sophomore Emery Nix hit Van Hall with a 19-yard touch down pass with only eight seconds to go and the iiornea tTogs scored one of the year's biggest upsets by downing mighty Texas, Nix had dashed 35 yards two nlavs earlier to put the ball in position. The opponents started tapering off today after reaching peaK con ditlon for the tussle. Unsuspected seriousness of an Injury to Billy Blackstone created a problem tor iLU coacn uuicn Meyer. Blackstone received a rib Injury In early workouU at Fort Worth Not until yesterday did it develop that the hurt may be bad enoueh to keep him out of the came. If he Is a casualty, the texans must rely on Jim Woodfin, the onlv other reliable center, to travel the entire distance and Woodfin has a trick shoulder which might force" him out at any time. Mike Harder, reserve guard, re' ceived a sprained knee In a block Ine drill today but returned to the workout after treatment, Meyer had to put him on the doubtful list, pending an exami nation tomorrow, however. Only TCU player definitely out is John Bond, a fullback, who is recovering from a broken shoul der. No new Injuries have plagued Georgia since the Bulldogs started practice here, and Coach Wally Butts said after todays workout on pass defense that "we are as ready as we ever will be." The Georgians will be without the services of Captain Hcyward Allen and Dick McPhee, both backs. Allen has a broken arm and McPhee recently underwent an appendectomy. Rose Cuccincllo Returns To Boston Braves BOSTON, Dec. 30. (T) The return to the Boston Braves of Tony Cuccincllo, their regular second baseman from 1936 to 1940, was announced today by Secre tary John Quinn. Quinn indicated that Cuccinello, now 34, would not be able to play the entire season but expressed confidence that he ceuld play in at least 75 games as a utility player. Cuccinello was traded by the Braves to the Giants in 1940. The Giants made him manager of their Jersey City farm In the International League last season. Cuccinello appeared in 83 games and batted .279. Recently the Giants management told Cuccinello he would be re-engaged as the Jersey City manager, but he requested his unconditional release in the event that he succeeded In lining up a major league berth. NETTERS IN FINALS BROOKLINE, Mass., Dec. 30. UP Top-seeded Lillian Lopaus of City Island, N. Y and third-ranking Judy Atterbury of New York will meet tomorrow in the finals of the National Women's Junior Indoor tennis championship. Miss Lopaus gained the final round by defeating Norma Meis-ter of Sharon, 6-3, 6-4. Miss Atter bury won her scnil-finnlj match I York, 6-4, 6-3. DURHAM, N. C, Dec. 30. This was worryln day for a couple of gentlemen In the barbecue belt. Reading from left to right, the wrinkled brows were the choice possessions of Messrs. Lon Stiner, head man of Oregon State's busy Beavers, and Wallace Wade, who is In the driver's seat for Duke-each brushing up for Thursday's Rose Bowl game. Naturally, neither of them comes right out in meeting to let the world In on It. But after close and careful study of the complete scouting reports each received frdm coaching pals, neither Lon nor Wallace knows what the other's cooking, so they don't know Just how to set the table to get ready for it. Meantime, as tobacco town began to bulge at the seams from the incoming crowds, the drug store quarterbacks held their annual Rose Bowl roundup and figured It all out that Thursday's tussle had a very good chance of turning into one of those ball games where each side is going to try to score in a hurry and then go Into a shell. In this respect, the mezzanine master-minds really had something to go on from both coaches. From behind the locked, guard ed, barred and bolted doors where Stiner worked his squad in secret for the second straight day, spies reported that was exactly the way he had added it up make that one score in a hurry, then sit back and say, "Come and get me." Waue, on the other hand, has been building for nearly a week around the surprise element in volved In this ball game. His starting lineup Is outweighed an aver age of 1871 to 192 per man, so you can bet he's smoking something up. From a financial standpoint, the only development of the day saw the bottom fall out of the ticket- speculating business. It seems there's a law in these parts p;o-hibitlng this trick of making hay while the grass is green, so the fellows who were asking and getting $15 per copy yesterday, now are unloading their cnoice locations (behind the goal lines) at the $4.40 face value. TED SCHROEDER WINS TITLE NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 30. UPt- Francisco Segura made a gallant effort today to add the Sugar Bowl trophy to his collection of cups which represent about all the tennis championships of South America, but tall Ted Schroeder of Glendale, Cal., finally settled down to win in five sets with a magnificent series of placements. Segura, who amazed the crowd with his ability to retrieve seem ingly impossible shots, won the first two sets before Schroeder, seeded No. 1, overcame wildness and began passing the Ecuadorean consistently. The score was 4-6, 1-6, 6. 6-4. 6-4. The match was generally recog nized as the most thrilling singles final in the eight years of the Sugar Bowl tourney. Schroeder had 60 placements to Segura's 35. The Californian held the initiative almost the entire way, keeping his opponent running to all parts of the court. Even In the early sets Schroeder was making the most of his placements, although Segura forced him into errors by returning dozens of shots that should have scored. Segura had little chance to use s famous two-handed forehand smashes, since he could seldom get set for a drive. The South American actually outscored his opponent, 168 points to 157. Schroeder teamed up with Gard- nar Mulloy of Coral Gables in the doubles finals immediately after his gruelling match with Segura, but the pair succumbed to Billy Talbert of Cincinnati and Ted Ole-wine of Glendale, 6-4, 6-4. Olewine and Talbert were su perior all around, and scored many admirable placements, a few of them right down the middle of the court. ,c FhTrr flavor of IN'V'J HudepoM Beer improves Jtrfl X 'l yur PPfit. You'll really wth q v i" eniy yur f0 w''h IJjj I MMWONiwmnM CMCMMIV OMM Distributed by PALM BEACH BOTTLING WORKS, INC. 935 N. Railroad Ave., West Falm Beach, Fin. Telephone 8S4S Weiss Awarded Nod Over Cotton King Clarence "Cotton" , King, local welterweight, dropped a split de cision to Harvey Weiss, New York City, in the feature of a Monday night ring show at Miami tseacn. Kins, -who floored Weiss for a count of nine in the second, was in turn floored in the fifth. Two judges awarded the t cision to Weiss, over the referee's vote for King. Moe Weiss, twin brother of Harvey, was awarded a decision over Chino Lopez, Mexican scrapper who has appeared here, in the semifinal. Bowl Trip Winners To Meet Thursday Amateur boxers who are to make the trip to the Orange Bowl football game at Miami will meet at The Post-Times office at 9:30 o'clock Thursday morning. Those, who won trips are James Twohey, Wesley Williams, Steve Blancett, Pete Briggs, Lake Worth; Charles Hammett, Ranus Rogers, Leonard Fielding, West Palm Beach; Sgt. H. C. Cleckley, Morrison Field Air Base; Howard Baggett, Snooks Keene, Ft. Pierce; Warner Tilton, Jensen; Gene Anderson, Lantana. Sugar NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 30. UP) The gathering throng milling through hotel lobbies, the French quarter and along gay Canal Street today found you had to give odds on cither team to get a Sugar Bowl bet down, but there seemed to be more Fordham than Missouri money In sight. "We're asking you to lay six to five and take your pick," reported one attendant at one of the most elaborate establishments of chance. "Or we will take one point and even money." He said there wasn't much real big folding money in sight or either team. "Most people seem to like Ford ham. I don't know whether it's the visitors from New York that have more cash to bet or the local sentiment favors Fordham or what." The majority of local experts who have seen the teams working at the Gulf Coast training quarters have expressed a preference for Missouri, but the huge delegation of New York newspapermen who followed Fordham to Dixie say the Missourians will have to show them. Illness of Missouri's big and fast halfback, Bob Slcuber, is a new factor. He is suffering from a cold and Its seriousness isn't well enough known to allow an estimate as to probable effects. Comparatively little betting on the game was reported, partly no doubt because of the unfavorable odds and partly because the teams offered such few points of compar ison. The weak New York U. club was the only one both teams met and they both breezed against that foe. Missouri has played only one team, and not a topnotch one, which uses the Notre Dame system as Fordham does. Fordham Cotton DALLAS, Tex., Dec. 30. UP) The Cotton Bowl picture was completed today with the arrival of a grimly-determined Texas A. and M. team that Immediately went about practice chores with an eye toward winning its third post-season game in three years. Across town Alabama's Crimson Tide struggled with Its pass de fense because Coach Frank Thomas, conceding that the Aggies would score several times, wanted to hold the wild Cadet aerial of fense in check enough for his hard ground game to meet the Issue. Coach Homer Norton of the Southwest Conference champions met Thomas' prediction with the forecast that Alabama also will score several times. It's a fine ball club. We could have picked a lot of teams easier to beat than the Crimson Tide." There were 45 players, coaches and college officials on the train bringing the Aggies to Dallas. The usual Western style welcome with six-guns blazing and imitation bombs bursting in air led the A. and M. team, mounted on a fire truck, through downtown Dallas. It whs estimated by Cotton Bowl officials today that the attendance Thursday would be around 40.000. This means that 5,000 seats will not be sold. Alabama turned back 500 choice seats today, stating that failure to obtain equipment for two special trains had resulted in a fall-off in the sale. A. and M. also is due to turn back some tickets tomorrow. Polo Teams Book Holiday Contest DELRAY BEACH The usual Wednesday afternon polo contest at the Gulf Stream Club will be postponed until Thursday, to pro' vide a holiday attraction for the many followers of the sport here, according to Fred Tejan, manager of the local club. The game at 3:30 o'clock Thurs duy will match Gulf Stream and Oak Brook teams. Playing for Gulf Stream will be Pedro Silvero, George Kent, Fred Tejan and J Secor, while the Oak Brook lineup will include William Mayer, Fred Wcttach, Leonard Bernard, Chuck A burg. Cyril Carr will officiate. Turf Stars Continue West Coast Workouts has met no team relying upon the T-formation as does Missouri. Both opponents stress lightning attacks likely to produce sudden scores from any angle. LOS ANGELES, Dec. 30. m Horsemen at Santa Anita Park still are marking time awaiting the hoped-for opening of the race meeting, but no grass is growing under the hooves of Whirlaway, Challedon and Mioland, the three highwelghts of the $100,000 Santa Anita Handicap. Examination of their work sheets indicates that W. L. Brann's Challedon, well along the comeback trail, is nearer to racing condition than the others. Trainer Ben Jones Is unworried about Whirlaway, however. He has sent his three-year-old flash beyond five furlongs only once, nor has he called for any great speed. Whirly's time for the six furlongs was 1:17 25. "Whirlaway will be ready when the time comes," promised Jones. Challedon, whose bid for the rich purse last winter was a disappointment, has breezed a mile in 1:42 45, which was the longest any of the leading 'Cap nominees have traveled. The Maryland horse also turned :i a neat seven furlongs in CONN ELECTED HEAD OF DOWUNG .GROUP R. E. "Bob" Conn was elected president of the City Bowling Association for the ensuing year, In the., annual election, results ot which wore announced at the Care- free Bowlaway Tuesday night. Conn, a vice-president of the First National Bank In Palm, Beach, is a member of the Office Equipment team in the Carefree League. He was elected over R. L. Shaf-fer, the 1941 president, and Uncle Syd Metcalfe, veteran local bowler, Joe Risden was named first vice president over Jim Waugh and Al Hightower. W. Pat Fischer won the second vice-presidency by one vote over George Barco, with Walter Colebrook also well up In the rnce. The third vice-presidency went to Hal Lowry over Justus Williams and George Anderson. Walter Hannibal was elected secretary-treasurer over Charles Brady and Tommy Thomas, and Hansford Dicken was named auditor over Al Diemcr and Ray Ry-lander. The Carefree Bowling League was organized for a new schedule at a meeting Tuesday night. Play will start next Tuesday night, and officers will be elected then. Teams to compete will be Tropical Barbecue, Thirst Station, Hamilton Electric, Dreamland Cottage Court, Office Equipment Service, and Knights of Columbus. 1:27 35 which Is good going at this stage. Mioland, C. S. Howard s main hope, has gone no further than half mile, but he ran three fur- , longs in 35 seconds, followed by half mile breeze from the gate, I In 4915. 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