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9 6A ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 1949 ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH BillsLook for No Soft Touch Don't Expect to Be Buffaloed Either Canisius On Short End Once A . T t nome By Robert Morrison Of the Poet-Dispatch Sport Staff. BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 8 Outsiders, to make distinction between western New York teams and those from some distance, have won only four of 15 games this season in Buffalo's Memorial Auditorium, but one outland team is favored tonight. St. Louis University's undefeated Billikens, making their first appearance in this hall, one of the eight major college basketball arenas in the country, put their eight-straight record on the line against Canisius College of Buffalo. Canlsfius, which has won nine of 11 games, has been defeated only once in the 11,000 seat Auditorium which is sold out for the appearance of the nation's No. 1 team from St. Louis. The only defeat of the Griffins here was a 65-55 setback administered by Western Kentucky. You've Got to Respect Em, The Kentucky outfit, of course, is one ei tne Dest In any section and a 10-point difference makes Canisius look rather good. The other defeat for Canisius was a recent 76-60 victory for North Carolina State, also a major power, and it happened at HipveinnV. Arena. "I haven't seen Canisi lie Tilov Bllliken Coach Eddie Hickey said ou i-.ouis aeparted on the trip that takes them into Madison Square Garden against Long Island U. Tuesday, "but I hear it is a rast-moving club. Peculiar thing, Canisius has every regular irom last year, but only two the star. Leroy Chollet, and a Buam , hod .MacKinnon, have broken into the starting lineup." Hickey was in his usual wary "1UUU- naa made him no less wary io see that Long Island U. ou come Dacjt irom several defeats to trim North Carolina State, 65-61. "Long Island," he said, "is the biggest, most rugged team we pmy. mia trip is going to be vanisius may lack a little in height but it gained an important victory over Baylor by a margin ucanjr as gret as the Bills achieved. A year ago, in a 10-15 season, the Griffins lost by only two points to Kansas State, by " io otre iJame and by just four to Utah. . - Old Grad Coaching Team. .That season saw a change In coaches and now working with the veteran club is young Joe Nlland, who graduated from the Buffalo school in 1946 and was one of Canisius' all-time best on the hardwood, Chollet, an excellent rebounder, was a 13-point a game scorer a year ago and is continuing as an outstanding scorer this year. Another important player is John DeLuca, a sophomore who hits from the outside and drives in with equal competence. A Griffin, by the way, (the Canisius nickname) Is an ancient mythological creature with four legs, two wings and a beak, representing a combination of eagle and lion. But the nine-point-favorite Billikens aren't too scared. In the other game of tonight's doubleheader West Virginia is a two-point underdog 40 Niagara. A French Dressing . . . Belloise Pours It On I 1 ,, , 'V t ' , , V ft - ". - V, - i V' v STEVE BELLOISE (right), veteran New York middleweight, whip, a right to the head of ROBERT vT LL E M A n? o Yxtnc't m the fifth round of their bout at Madison Square Garden Blloise received a nnanimou. fo-round decision ?r ita ?Sc man, who was making his United States ring debut. Villemain's gamenes. won the applause of the crowd. 14 Schools Get Until March 1 To Clean Up on High-Pressure Recruiting of Stars by NCAA SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8 (AP) Fourteen member schools of the National Collegiate Athletic Association have been warned to clean up their high-pressure recruiting of athletes by March 1. Probable Lineups ST. I-OCTH ! fehatiman 6-4 MMraulry 6-8 Krhmlrit H-l Lehman 6-7 Po. F r c CANISICS JLura 6-0 Chollet H-t Hynifj H-3 Masino 6-0 SEASOVR irrnnni: -fT-T-r,s - AISUS (9-2) B Baylor ... . 44 66 Tiffin 23 27 fiannnn 33 5J Kan.Mt. 41 fift Havlor 43 1 SMU 4f 0Ark.n. fl? H S"." H f H Mt- " 54 1 Holr rroi 63 88 Iowa Main 4li U'nrkr 4? IIV W.Kcntucky 6.1 5?n"""y Miami (O.) B B9 Averace 45.4 B8 Cornell f. 33 6U IV.rarnllna Htate 7(1 B9 Hyramiw B ! 61.8 Averaxe 48.8 Last Two in 'Fix Case Are Released on Bail NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (AP) Four men accused of attempting to "fix" a college basketball game were free today on $20,000 bail each. The grand jury investigating the case, which adjourned for the weekend yesterday, is scheduled to reconvene Monday. The four men allegedly tried to bribe David Shapiro, 25, co-captain of the George Washington University basketball team, to "fix" a game with Manhattan College last Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. All four have denied the charges. Jack Levy, 40, of Miami, and William Rivlin, 43, of New York, were released when their bond was posted Thursday. The other two, Jacob Arnowitz, 35, and Philip Klein, 24, both of Brooklyn, were released yesterday. Bail originally was set at $50,-000 but was reduced. Shapiro advised the District Attorney's office last September of the alleged bribe attempt and since that time had co-operated iu the police investigation. . The grand jury yesterday heard tsetimony of six detectives and investigators. Washington Swimmers Face Bradley Squad Washington University's swimming team will open its campaign this afternoon opposing Bradley U. at Peoria.. 111. a 17-man squad made the trip to Peoria. -The Bears' first at home meet will be against Chicago at Wilson Pool, next Saturday. Two Goals for Pruett. ' Shelby Pruett scored two goals as the John Burroughs soccer eleven gained a 3-1 victory over Country Day in an ABC League game yesterday. Allen Caskey tal-lied the other point for the winners. Country Day is the defending champion. They are "clearly not comply lng" with the N.CA.A.'s year-old sanity code' regulating such matters. Compliance Committee Chairman Clarence P. Houston re ported to the N.C.A.A. -executive board. He did not name the of fenders, but added: These members have been ad vised (of their violations) and have also been told that unless they report to the committee by March .1 of this year that they in tend to bring their institutions into compliance, it will be neces sary to report that fact for investigation and action." His report, eiven last . nieht. also said that "comparatively Ut ile investigation will be needed in these cases, as (their) answers to questionnaires admit violation." They Leave Some Donbt. Some 32 other schools, he said. gave answers which stirred doubts. Their questionnaire answers, he explained, were "such as to require more information in order to make a determination of their compliance." The sanity code, adopted bv the N.C.A.A. at a New York meeting last year, is intended to end the recruiting of star athletes by promises of financial or other as sistance. Houston, of Tufts Colleee. said the great majority of active members of the N.C.A.A. appear to De "well within the require ments of the code," and conducting their athletic programs "on a sound and ethical basis." Another N.C.A.A. committee heard reports that television of some eastern football games has cut attendance. The committee recommended continued study of the matter, and proposed that all contracts for televising of games be made on a one-year basis. H. Jamison Swarts, University of Pennsylvania director of athletes, presented results of a survey of the Eastern Collegiate Con ference. According to the survey, he said, 80 per cent of football fans who were polled preferred television to attending the games. Ralph Fury of Columbia University, the Rev. John H. Murphy of Notre Dame and director of athletics Fritz Crisler of Michigan all said television of their football games had not hurt attendance. Brutus Hamilton, University of cauiornia director of athletics, called television "an industrial revolution to which we must all adjust ourselves." He said he did not believe California's attendance would be greatly affected, but that smaller colleges might be hurt. Fans, he Baid, might prefer watching a big game by television to attending a small tame near by. Meyer Named President. At a separate meetine. the American College Football Coaches Association elected L. R. (Dutch) Meyer of Texas Chris tian University as president for 1949. He succeeds Haivey Har-man of Rutgers. Lynn Waldorf of the University of California became first vice president; Bob Higgins of Penn State, second, and Lloyd Jordan, Amherst, third. Two new trustees were elected: Charles Caldwell of Princeton and Henry Franka of Tulane. Holdovers are Ike Armstrong, Utah; Carl Snavely, North Carolina; Don Fatirot, Missouri; George Munger, Pennsylvania, and Ray Eliot, Illinois. Tuss McLaughry of Dartmouth was reelected secretary-treasurer. The IS.C.A.A. also selected Los Angeles as the site of its 1949 track and field championships, next June 18 and 19. Berkeley had also been under considera tion, but reported its stadium facilities would not be available on those dates due to commence' ment. JOHNNY RAUCH, Georgia's star quarterback, has signed to piay with the Boston Yanks of the National Football League, owner Irasketball scopes Ritenour Wrestlers Win. Ritenour High School's wres-. tiers won 11 of 12 matches in gaining a 43-5 victory over University Cf" in a Suburban League meet jesterday. HIGH SCHOOLS. John Burrouehi 43, Oiunirv Day 38. Maplewmid 41, Rttenonr 38. Leadwood 34, Mehlville 32. McHrld 30. DeAndreix 34. Normandy 46, M. Chnrlra 27. JCiirrka 28. Affton 28. .B.C. 35, Ht. Mary's 33. Klvlna 48, Bayless 48. I Dlvrroitv Cltv 411. WVIInton 23. St. Loiii I . Hirh 46, Central Cath. 43. Hoxana 69, Worden 46. Berkeley 3!l, t'erjiinon 34. KdnardKvll'e 86, Madison 31. Jennings 37, Fattonvllle 23. .nnite City 60, Alton fiJ. Webster Orove 37. Rrentwood 34. Kairview 47. Rivervlew Uantrni 35. ollinnville 40. Belleville 30. Kirk wood 80, Cliyton 48, Chester 62, Cathedral 29. Ihipo 5U, Frrehurr 41. IiOvejoy 38, humner 30. Yashon 44, Ioula 30. MCffY LKAGtK. Erlne & Knm 82. Midwest 80. I.ineoln Mercury 63, Kd IShins 21. Wabash 32. Irisro 23. Monsanto 38, M.R.T. 20. Bianco S3, Pepsi Cols 28. Malllnckrodt 38, MrDortne:' 34. CLAYTON Zombie A. C. 60. Mohawk A. C. 2. Pirate 36, Monkey A. C. 27. Pellisreen :, Tlrer 28. RIVER VIEW-PARK V1KW LEAC.l'K. mvemew A. V. 38. Hlxtv-nlner 24. Rivervlew High 67. Brain and 38. Post 440. 41, Jennings Merchant 30. Anderson's Mosir 39, Jenrvood A. C. 11 FERGChON I.F.AGI E. Fermison A. C. 38. Ferguson Flyera 31. rerfunon .r.agles zts. jenninrs rivers 23 Oaklejr A. C. 23, River Rata A. C. 21. EAST. Tounprstown 60. Gannon 80. Bowdoin 45, Trinity 41. Colby 68. Weslevan 89. Pevena 45. American International 41. Rutgers Pharmacy 64, Trenton Tchrs. 44. Rider 48. Patemon Tehr 30 Johnr Hopkins 80, Franklin-Marshall Millenrville Tchrs. 44. Kutztown 35. Phlla Pharmacy 66, St. Johns (Bkn.) Fhsrmaey 54. unxei 4 2, Steven Tech 39. ithaca 67, Oswego (N. Y.) Tchrs. 48. VVaytie-bure 72. Baltimore Univ. 84. John Marshall 56. Montcletr Tchrs. 53. Conrertlcut 63. Maine 43. Springfield (Mass.) 63, New Hampshire 62. . Thiel 57. Alliancs 53. Fordham 51. Bt. Peters N. J. 48. Boston College 54. New York A. C. 53. Jt. Michaels (Vt.) 37. Champlain 33. 89V'estminster (Pa.) 53, Slippery Rock Sampson 49, Hobart 39. 5gFairmont 81, California (Pa.) Teh. Lemoyne 70. Kings (Pa.) 59. Ag?"pfn48 Tch- St MorrisvUU (N. Y.) neBinghamton Tech 56, Albany Busi- Cotleskil! Aggies 59, Delhi (N. Y.) Aggies 34. New Haven Tchrs. 36, New Haven J. C. Commerce 35. 3gRofhet'r lnstitu, 58. Geneseo Tchrs. 60UTH. MISS. College S3. Rtetson 4T Aia.) Institute 51. Troy Jtiinigan 7b, Austin Peay 71. Tenn. Poly 59. Union Univ. 49. Marion ( icnrs. 4a. Georgia 83, Mississippi 84 Washington (Md.) 67, Gallaudet' 48. Noifolk Win. A Mary 64, Richmond Pro Institute 34. Tenn State 65. Virginia Union 46. Bluefield 60, Roanoke Natl. Business 53. Howard Univ. Rfi Hlmnlnn Tmtltuf. 37. ' -" Hampden-Sydney 58. P.oanoke 39. Wotford 52. College Charleston 46. Morris-Harvey 66. Transylvania 45. Tulane 73. Georgia Tech 52. Furman 65. The Citadel 57. Miami (Fla.) 73, Havana 67. Presbyterian 86, Columbia (Decatur) 8emlnary 25. Newberry 52. Georgia Tchrs. 61. Elon 68. Lynchburg 49. Howard 81, Oglethorpe 61. William A Mary 69, Georgetown Univ. 58. Virginia Military 65. PJchmond 52. Virginia 79. Man-land 43. MIDWEST. Akron 71, John Cr.rroll 52. Minot N. 1. Tchrs. 54. Manitoba 53. Marquette 68. Michigan State 48. CircmnaU Bible 65, Kentucky Christian 27. Wayns (Nebr 54. Kesrney 83. OmEha 45. Nebraska Weslevan 44. Pert. (Nebr ) 71, York 42. Fairbury (Nebr.) J. C 59, Nebraska Centrnl 50. Southwest Missouri 50, Warrenaburg Northwestern Okla. 62, Southwestern Oklr tc. 8t. Benedict 71. Fort Hays State 63. College Emporia 61. McPherson 49. Bethel 61. Frien-'s Univ. 22. f-fotix Tells (8. D 52. Westmar 49. Taylor 50, Concordia (Ind.) 57. Bilker 46, Bothpnv (Kan.) 45. Ro.-!'hurst 37. William Jewell 29. Central Okla. KtAte A7. Pltillina ITniv 30 ' East Cestral Okla. 45, Oklahoma Baptist 40. Parxons 57, Wartburg 53. Elmhurst 65. Atigustana (111.) 59. Culver-Stockton 58. Quincv 52. Baldwin-Wallace, 73, Bowling Green (Ohio) 60. Wilmington 59. Centre 46. Ohio Univ. 77, Western Reserve 48. Onio Northern 64. Heidelberg 59. Eastern Illinois 63. Mlllikin 43. Mayville (N. D.) Tchrs. 69, Bismarck 3. C. S3. M -rhead (Minn.) 64. St. Cloud Tchrs. 57 Angi.itana (S. D.) 50, Aberdeen (S. D.l Tchrs. 34. Detro't Tech 65. Trl-State (Ind.) 57. Cornell (Iowa l 59, P.ipon 55. Simpson 60, Kirksvllle (Mo.) Tchrs. oo. River Falls (Wis.) Tchrs. 71. Lacrosse Tchrs. 57. Knox 52. Lawrence 51. Valparaiso 72. Kalamasoo 42. Beloit 68. Carleton 47. North Dakota State 63, Wahpeton Sot-enee 49. Drury 53, Westermlnster (Mo.) 42. SOUTHWEST. Texas Teeh 46. New Mexico Aggies 26. Hardin-AimmnriB .4 A.i.nT. e Tenipe 40. sul Ross 49, Adams (Colo.l State 46. New Mexico 52. West Texas 50. East Texas 73. Trinity (Tex.) 52. Eastern New Mexico RT New Mexico Hif-'hinnrts 31. Texas Aggies 58, Texas Christian 42. rws? v Ted coigns an nounced. . . MURRAY WARM ATH, dcicrl bed the Tennessee's Bob Neyland as "the finest line coach in the country," . ,r CO -111 I at West Point . . I He succeeds Sid 1 I Gillman, who re- iwj cently became Rauch. head coach at Cincinnati. ... AL RUSSAS. Tennessee end. an-1 nouncea tnai ne Dad signed with the Detroit Lions of the National Football Leaeue. . . . VTLAKK BOWMAN, trainer of the Minne apolis ciud lor 25 years, has been named to a like position by the New York ha qo ho II Cionl. A new two-year lease on the City nmuium was signed Detween St. Joseph city officials and the ST. LOUIS CARDINALS, who operate a Western Association "farm" club in ine city. . . . William Walsing-ham Jr. represented the Cardinals in the negotiations. . . . Rip SE- w!.LL,b Bartow, Fla., baseball school opened with 175 hopefuls on nana. . . . VINCENT SMITH, former Pittsburgh Pirate catcher, has been named manager of the Richmond Colts of the Piedmont jjeague. . . . The New York State Athletic Commission gave the Tournament of Champions, Inc., boxing promo- uu jivtu oi iwentietn (Jentury V.1UU, we (treen iignt to hold matches at Manhattan The National Boxing Association nas reinstated heavyweight LEE w- iiui-titAi. . , March 26 has oeen spt as the new date for xr.xLi WUUJJCOCK'S bout with the South African Johnny Ralph in Johannesburg. , Another Team Drops Out of Unbeaten Ranks Mikan and Co. Bomber Guests At The Arena NEW YORK, Jan. t (AP) Akron, one of the nation's unbeaten college basketball teams, won its eighth straight last night but Mississippi fell from the perfect group. Akron humbled John Carroll, 71-.52. Mississippi went down before Georgia, 63-52, in a outh-eastern conference fray. Conference games generally featured a somewhat sparse national program. The Skyline Big Six (Mountain States Conference) opened what is expected to be a red-hot scramble with Denver edging Utah. 62-50. and Utah nipping Colorado A.&M., 54-51. On the Pacific Coast Stanford nicked U.C.LJV.., 61-52, and Southern California went overtime to take California, 57-52. In two southern division PCC tilts. Washington State defeated Oregon, 46-43, and Oregon State tripped Washington, 52-50, in two northern division PCC struggles. Down in the Southwest Conference Texas bested Southern Methodist, 50-44, and the Texas Aggies upended Texas Christian, 58-42. One - beaten Tulane whipped .ueorgia Tech, 73-3Z, In the Southeastern Conference while in the Southern Conference Virginia Military beat Richmond, 65-52, and Furman whammed the Citadel, 65-57. In other leading tilts Marquette walloped Michigan State, 68-48; San Francisco whipped Nevada, 61-55; Baldwin - Wallace licked Bowling Green of Ohio. 73-60; Fordham ended a 10-game winning streak for St. Peters of New Jersey, 51-4F. William and Mary slammed Georgetown University, 69-58; and Virginia dumped Maryland, 79-43. Grady Lewis and his Bombers face a rather grim looking weekend. At the Arena tonight they play the Minneapolis Lakers, which means contact with George Mikan,. Jim Pollard and a group of other sharpshooters. After the game, the two teams hop to Minneapolis for another meeting tomorrow night Only last Wednesday the Bombers tested their skill against the Lakers in Minneapolis, but after 48 minutes of play, Mikan & Co. had rung up 101 points as against 76 for the Bombers. That was the third time the Bombers had tried to outscore the Lakers, and it was the third time they had failed. A ray of hope, however, shines for the Bombers, for after tomorrow night only one game remains on the schedule with the Minneapolis team, and that game will not be played until March 10. By that time Coach Lewis hopes to have his team at full strength. As matters stand now, the Bombers have had to get along without the services of their star per- Bombers' chief playmaker and Chilean I enniS Flayer icauing ecorer, injured his back in Rochester one week ago. As a result, he missed a big part of mat game, as well as the entire game at the Arena lact Sunday and the game in Minneapolis Wednesday night. Logan has been unable to practice with the team since sustaining the injury, and while he will make an attempt at playinr tonight, it is doubtful if he will be of much help to his team. His abserce from the lineup has been a major factor in bringing about four successive losses to the Bombers. Coulby Gunther. latest Bomber addition, will make his home debut with the team tonight. The game will get under way at 8:45. with a preliminary between the Dowd girls and the Sheridan Inn team from Peoria, 111., scheduled to strt at 7:15. Basketball Association of America Villemain Can't Punch, but He Can Take It9 NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (AP) Robert Villemain la a 100 per cent game Frenchman but be can't punch hard enough to rate as a middleweight title threat That was the ringside consensus at Madison Square Garden last night after be lost a decision to Steve Belloise in a bloody 10-rounder. It was the first defeat for the . stocky Frenchman in 35 pro starts. i Villemain caught the fancy of the crowd of 11,863 who paid $35,-968 to see his American debut Blood streamed from wide cuts around both eyes but he refused to sag. Instead he carried the attack to his older opponent in the late rounds. A terrific straight right to the face in the fifth round knocked Villemain back on his heels and opened his right cheek as if It had been struck with an axe. The gash required 18 stitches in the dressing room. In the seventh round, a right book gashed Robert's left brow and that cut added to the gore that masked the Frenchman's face and mantled his torso. His blood was spattered over Belloise and the referee. Harry Markson, director of the Twentieth Century Sporting Club, was impressed by the courage of the former European welter champ. He wants to bring him back later in the winter. There is some talk of a match with Rocky Castellani of Luzerne, Pa., the "rookie of 1948," but that's still just an idea. "Butts opened the cuts," said trainer Jean Bertonnel in the dressing room after the scrap. - -I didn't see a butt in the fight," said Referee Eddie Joseph. Joseph, incidentally, gave Villemain the best break of any of the officials. He gave Belloise a slim 6-4 edge. Judge Art Aidella had it 7-3 and Judge Harold Barnes 7-2 with one even in the unanimous decision for the Bronx veteran. The A. P. card saw it 8-1 with one even in favor of Bel loise. Belloise did the heavy damage although he never seemed to have Villemain in a bad way. All through the fight Steve seemed bewildered when the Frenchman refused to go down after he land ed his Sunday punch. After Belloise opened the deep gash under Villemain's right eye in the fifth, Bertonnel thought something of stopping the fight "I asked the kid," be said. "He said, 'No.' If I had stopped it he would have killed me." Belloise is eager to fight Marcel Cerdan, the Frenchman who holds the world middleweight crown. He also would like to get Ray Robinson, the welter champ, who withdrew from a Dec. 9 date with Steve because of a training camp injury. "I want money," said Steve honestly. He really doesn't care much what fight he has to take to get 4t Belloise weighed 157 tf, Villemain 159. WESTERN DIVISION. V. I. Chicago in 7 Minneapolis j 9 Hochrstfr ft 9 ST. LOl'IS J2 J4 Fort Warn 9 1 9 Indlanapoll - . . 9 20 EASTERN DIVISION. Washington 4 5 !ew york IS Itt Baltimore IB 14 Roton 1 i Ifi Phllanelnhla, 11 Itt Provident . 3 25 Pet. .)!! .7 .fi7 .4(53 ana 1 .2S .643 .42(1 .379 J07 Outlasts Bitsy Grant TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 8 (AP) Ricardo Balbiers of Chile, outlast ed the veteran Bryan (Bitsy) Grant of Atlanta in a two-hour match in the Dixie tennis tourna ment yesterday and defeated him -0, 0-4, D-4. Balblers's win puts him against Gardnar Mulloy of Miami in the semifinals. Mulloy downed Rus sell Bobbin, fifth-seeded of At lanta, 6-4. 0-6, 6-3. The South American, who played amazingly steady tennis In the long match against Grant upset Mulloy in last month's Sugar Bowl tennis tourney in New Orleans. In another quarter-final match Gardner Lamed of Chicago downed Sidney Schwartz of the University of Miami, 7-5, 6-2. Larned will take on second-seeded Buddy Behrens of Fort Lauderdale who gained his semi-final spot by defeating Cf.lhoun Dickson of Tampa Thursday 6-4, 6-2. Jimmy Conzelman Quits As Coach of Grid Cards For Ad Firm Job Here CHICAGO, Jan. 8 (AP) A St Louis advertising firm has pulled the biggest coup of the season on the high-bidding pro football market by luring Jimmy Conzelman out of his Chicago Cardinal coaching job and into the business world. It ws done without much ef fort, sines the Irrepressible 49-year- old coach in bis letter of resigns- tlon said be decided to get out of football and settle down to a more normal family life. As an account executive for the l, D'Arcy Advertising Co., his effervescent personality, which has made him one of sport's most colorful figures, will come In handy. For two years he has worked for the firm on off seasons. But as Cardinal President Ray Bennigsen puts it, "Will he be happy out of football?" He has been in pro football, off and on, since 1920 as player and coach. Family .Ties to Consider. In a letter to Mrs. Violet Bid-will, chairman of the club's board of directors, Conzelman said "it has been increasingly difficult the past few years to take my family back and forth between St Louis and Chicago. The situation has not been helped by having a school-age son (11-year-old Jimmy Jr.) a part of that twice-a-year change. Because I think that it is about time I take root in one locality, I have decided to tender my resignation effective Jan. 12. 1949, and to take a Job with the D'Arcy Advertising Co." Jimmy's Cardinal contract signed in 1948 had one more year to go, reportedly at a salary of about $25,000. His resignation, although expected to come later, was a surprise at this time. No Thought of Successor. "We have not even started thinking about his successor," said Bennigsen. Conzelman in his resignation praised the Cardinal football playing personnel and his assistant coaches, Phil Handler, Buddy Parker and Dick Plasman, whom he significantly tabbed as "being well equipped to carry on the coaching duties." The rough-hewn, white-maned Conzelman spurned several lucrative coaching offers while with the Cardinals, especially since 1946 when they began to rise from a mediocre National Football League club and flex a giant's muscles. They won six and lost five in 1946, had a nine-three record in their championship 1947 year, and captured the 1948 western division crown with 11-L They lost the championship play-off to ma miiaaeipnia Eaelea a t.m they defeated 28-21 for the 1947 -u in a snow storm Conzelman Refuses To Discuss Report of $50,000 Redskin Bid WASHINGTON. Jan. 8 (UP). JIMMY CONZELMAN said here last night he had resigned as head coach of the Chicago football Cardinals because "I thought I ought to spark down in one locality." "This matter of moving a family from city to city, especially when you have a teenage boy is pretty rough," he said. The veteran coach, here to address the Touchdown Club, said he was quitting pro football to accept a full-time position with an advertising agency in St Louis. Conzelman refused to discuss a report that he turned down an offer of (50,000 to coach another N.FJ4. club presumably George Marshall's Washington Redskins. Harrison Paces Fie?d in Coast Golf Tourney Seven St. Louis Teams Roll in Schalk Meet CHICAGO, Jan. 8 (AP) Ray Schalk 's 13th annual five-man bowling sweepstakes opens tonight with 120 teams from 29 cities competing for $6000 in prizes. The event will wind up Sunday night. Milwaukee has the largest out-of-town entry, 13, while St Louis will be represented by seven teams. Winning team of the four-game test will get $1000. Last year's winner was. the Deluxweld team of Detroit with a score of 4007. Connie Schwoegler, Madison. Wis.. 1948 all-star individual match game champion, will som- i pete tomorrow as a member of ; Tony Schwoegler's team. j "White Sox $100,000 Offer for Dillinger Still Stands Lane CHICAGO. Jan. 8 (AP). FRANK LANE, general manager of the Chicago White Sox, has informed the St. Louis Browns that a $100,000 crsh-and-player deal for Third Baseman Bob Dillinger is still henging. Lane and the Browns' Bill De Witt had a lengthy telephone conversation yesterday. The deal depends upon whether De Witt snd Lane can acree on what players to trede. The names of the White Sox Dave Philley, Cass Michaels, ( and Howard Judson were men- (j tloned by De Witt but Lane balked. Lane countered with Don Kolloway, Orval Grove and Floyd Baker but De Witt demurred. And that's where the matter again stands. titl month. Conzelman replaced Ernie Nev. ers as the Cardinals football boss In 1940 after serving eight years as coach at his alma mater, Washington University in St Louis and giving that school three Missouri Valley titles. He am- v. - - Cards under an unusual arrange- mjcih wiia owner cnanie Bid will a mutual agreement from year to year insieaa or a contract. Bid- wui oiea in the spring of 1947 of pneumonia, never having the cnance io see his title team featuring the $100,000 Charlie Trippi Had Fling in Browns' Office. During the war years, Conzelman left the Cards in charge of assistant handler and returned to St Louis to become assistant to Don Barnes, then president of the baseball Browns, and public relations director. This was Just one of the many Jobs the happy-go-lucky Conzelman took over durin a nomadi J ... " WW iiu excumg career. While playing halfback in his student days at Washincrton it also managed six orchestras ani cut records, singing and playing his own accompaniment. In addi tion to being a versatile musirian and impromptu entertainer, his career also includes all-National Football League recoenition - player with the championship Providence steamrollers of 1928 an undefeated 160-r.nnnd champion at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station in the first I war, player-manarer f h. Rock Island (111.) baseball team of the Mississippi Valley circuit, an ..1? j a-iime musical com-ny Noles 3. Whitaker-Ruehl 0; eay Lrood News." vi.i.j an.... ci. 1 - t- I?!? Grlch Village 1. Noles had 978 and 2733 for of sculptored soldier! team honors. monuments of World War I He LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8 (UP)-E. J. (Dutch) Herrison of Little Rock, Ark., held a one stroke lead today as a field of 125 golfers teed off for the second round of the $15,000 Lo- Angeles open tournament Only the steely-nerved Harrison, a couple of unknown amateurs, and colorful Jimmy Dem-aret of OJai. Calif, were able to break pa.- on the tough Riviera Country Club courso yesterday. Harrison came in with a twomn-der 69, and Simon Pures Bobby Gardner of Burbank, Calif, and Nick Petropolo of Culver City, Calif, Joined Demaret in the one-under par 70 bracket. But the tricky greens and long fairwpys of the beautiful canyon course withstood the par-busting erioris or most of the nation's links starts. Bantam Ben Hogan, the Little Fort Worth (Tex.) veteran going after bis third straight Los Angeles open title, was well down among the finishers with 74. Thirty-five players were ahead of Hogan after the first round. With Hogan and other big names having trouble all day, Harrison shot a brillia ' 33 coming in, after going out on the front nine with a one over par 36. He bogeyed the second hole, but birdies on the eleventh, fourteenth and seventeenth holes gave him first-round leadership. Still within striking distance of the leaders were Msrty Furgol. Bob ToFki. Sam Snead. Ellsworth, Vines, Smiley Quick. Jimmy Hlnes. Jack Burke, snd Eric Monti, who shot par 71's. Grouped in the 72 bracket were 15 linesmen. These included Los Angeles Negro Bill Spiller, Lloyd Mangrum, Herman Keiser, George Fazio. Ed (Prvky) Oliver, Ha waiian J-mmy Ukauka, Harry Bassler, Jerry Barber, Jack R. Cage, Felice Torza. Billy Nary, Bruce McCormick. Chick Harbert, Earl Martin and George Beer. Betty Kuhls's 246-677 Tops in Women's Loop Betty Kuhls, member of the South St. Louis Dairy in the Women's Major Scratch Bowling League, rolled games of 210, 221 and 248 for 677 series last night at the Du-Bowl Lanes. Team results in the Women's Major circuit: South St Louis Dairy S. Say It With Flowers 0: Monnlgs 3, Virginia Dares 0; Gin- Nortn Texas 57. Southwest Texai 41. ,L.Olll Orfrfl SSIM! ODfl Texas 50, Southern Methodist 44. WUI1 V11CICU q)DJJtyJJJ To Travel With Circus FAR WF.RT Derver 82, Utah State SO. Washlncton Sta 46. Oregon 43. Utah 54. Colorado AFRles 51. Ban Francisco PI, Nevada 55. Oregon State 52. Washington 50. Gonzaga 49, Seattle 33. gtaniord 61. U. C. L. A. 52. Soi'thern California 57. California 52. Santa Clara SO, College of Pacific 48. San Jos stata 55, San Diego Stat Colorado College 53, Montana But Central Waihlnrton 40. Eastern 7..Vi. lngton 42. cnapman S3. Seattle Pacific 40. Chlco State 46, Southern Oregon 35. Pepoerdlne 86. Whittler 39. Willamette 81. Llnfleld 44. San Franciaca fitare At Aggies 67. " College Boxer's Condition Critical After Ring Injury WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 8 (AP) Alfred A. Mattel of Worcester, a 21-year-old Holy Cross student, today was reported in a critical condition from injuries suffered in his first professional heavyweight boxing bout CHICAGO, Jan. 8 (UP) Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis has been offered a $500,000 guarantee to travel with the Dailey Brothers Circus from April 16 to Nov. 16, his publicity man, Harry Mendel, announced yesterday. Mendel said that Louis wanted some time to think over the offer. Should he accept, it appeared doubtful that he would be able to defend his title during the summer, Mendel said. The collegian, billed as "Freddie Martin," was struck behind the left ear during the second round of his scheduled four-round preliminary bout with Dick Bel-Ian of Boston, last night before a 12i6 crowd at Mechanics Hall. The right-hand punch dropped Mattel to his knees but as Referee Eddie Urbec counted four, be pitched on his face. He was unconscious when Dr. F. A. Weiks-ner, a Massachusetts Boxing Commission physician, reached him. Mattel weighed 212 pounds and his opponent 253. Despite that disadvantage, Mattel appeared to be out-punching his rival until he was injured. At the hospital, Mattel's injuries were diagnosed a; a "concussion and a possible skull frac-i ture." His name was placed on the tVanger list Hospital authorities said Mattel became semi-conscious soon after his arrival. They would continue to regard him as a serious case until his condition permits him to be X-rayed. Mattel was a member of the Holy Cross freshman football squad in 1946 but Quit the gridiron for amateur boxing the following year. was voted pro coach of the year in 1947. (I Many honors other than football nave been bestowed on Conzelman famed also a witty after dinner speaker. He is most proud of his commencement day address on American youth at the University ' of Dayton a few years back which was so well done that it became j .ciimrea reaoing at West Point and Annapclis. The affable lack-nf.aii ir.j... ! has been master of them all. I But he will have to prove to j Bennigsen, at least that he will be happy out of football Baled Hay Dropped To Feed Wild Game SALT LAKE CITY. Jan. 8 (AP) Baled hay was dropped from an Army plane over Utah's Wasatch mountains yesterday to feed etsrv-ing wild game. Hill Air Force base near Ogden supplied the plane. 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