Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 28, 1948 · Page 17
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Phone 4GOO for a .WANT AB Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1.9-18 Four Perfect College Cage Records Fall "Washington Slate and Purdue Among Teams Suffering First Loss By WILL GKHtfSLEX NEW YORK— iffy— CollcKC basketball's thinning ranks ol unbeaten teams reeled today under the heaviest single blow ol the young campaign. ' Four quintets were swept from the perfect'list — Washington State, Canislus. Indiana and Purdue. This left only 18 major teams *tlll without a blemish. Of. these, seven had to survive tough tests last night. • Bradley, Dukes Win Outfits managing, to carry on •without-:a setback were 'Bradley, Stanford, LaSalle o'f Philadelphia, Western Kentucky, Duquesne, Lawrence Tech and Alabama. The season's longest winning string was snapped when Washington State, which has scored ten straight victories, was tripped by T7.C.L.A., 54-«. in the Pacific Coast Conference tournament at, San Francisco. • Bradley thus became the nation's biggest winner, achieving No. 10 in a row • at the expense of St. Mary's Of California, 69-58. • Canislus. which had won six, was toppled by Western Kentucky at Buffalo, 'N. Y,, 65-55, giving, the Blue 'Grass boys their, seventh triumph without reversal. Indiana bowed to Butler, 64-55, »nd Purdue lost to-Notre Dame, 51•50, on Leo Barnhorst's free throw in the last ten seconds in a'double- header at Indianapolis. Stanford Cops Ninth Stanford's • Indians' won their ninth straight by humbling.Oregon, 70-62, in the PCC tournament-^one of three tournaments that got into the holiday, swing. Ths other* meets n-ere .the Big Seven at Kansas'City and the All-College event at Oklahoma City. The program was further spiced by doubleheaders at Madison Square Garden in New York, .Convention Hall ia Philadelphia and Buffalo, N. Y. The' PCC' tournament- 'also saw California trounce Washington, the defending conference champions, 73-43, and Southern California up- let Oregon State, 60-40. 'LaSalle and Lawrence Tech of Detroit joined •Westera.,K«ntuckj' as teams that now have lined, up seven iiraight victories. LaSalle had to overcome a 13- pointtdeficit to whip Louisville, 7671, at ^Convention Hall in Philadelphia. Utah won the first game of this show,' beating St. Joseph's of Philadelphia, 78-54. SMU Upset «-39 Lawrence Tech won over Colorado -State, 45-*S. rmquesne- took, its lourth by conquering Rutgers, 53-43. Alabama, winning No. 5, upset a fevored Southern Methodist- Unl •versity. '42-39, in' the All College tournament' at Oklahoma City. In other tournament games, the Oklahoma AKK'lcs opened defense of their titled by overpowering Texas Tccli, 47-26; Baylor toppled Auburn, B9-44, and Texas turned back Colorado A. and M.. 56-47. Dcfending champion Kansas State won Its first enmc in the Big Seven Conference meet, • defeating Nebraska, 48-34. Iowa State was ulso'a victor, ousting specially in- Tited Harvard..56-54. Another tournament opens today —the Los Angeles Invitational—and lome more damage will threaten the undefeated ranks. North Carolina State and Hamllne, both without a letback, arp entered in the elght- team field. " . : N. C. State Meets Wyoming Tonight LOS ANGELES—(£>>—The second •nnual Los Angeles College.Invita- tional basketball tournament gets underway tonight with two of the finest teams in the country, North Carolina State and Wyoming, tangling in the-feature game of a triple- header. Marshall College of Huntington W. Va., plays Pepperdine 01 Los Angeles, and Hamline of St. Paul meets Loyola of Los Angeles. Two other entrants, Brlgham Tounc of Utah and the 1 University of Montana, see their first action tomorrow night. Marshall defeated Syracuse, 4644, in the finals last year, but Coach Cam Henderson lost several good players. Gene (Goose) James,,center and voted the outstanding -player a year ago, is back, however, and Marshall figures to make'it. rough for the rest of the field. Most observers think the winner of the North Carolina State-Wyoming game may win the tournament. Everett Case "has 10 lettermen back on the ' barnstorming, tour, including Dick Dickey, an outstanding forward. Star of the Wyoming-Cowboys is Ron Livingstone, a center who stands 6 feet 10 inches, and John Pilch, a towering guard. Loyola, just back from a successful mldwestern invasion, should give the Hamllne Papers, a hot battle, and the same goes for Pepperdine against Marshall. Plaster Paris Weapon Aids Flaherty Loss Onetime Scrapper Lost Lone Knockout Verdict As'Result of Trickery LYNN, Mass. (NBA)—Martin Flaherty is 75 years and 300 fights old, and both the years and fights are waging a'losing battle, Flaherty's is the story of-a young Lowell, Mass., boy who started boxing so "he could make enough money to get his father out of the mills. Dal Hawkins, San Francisco ightweight, dealt Flaherty his only raockout. "Later I beat him so badly' he had to be carried from the ring," he recalls. "But I did not come to until three 1 hours after 'he hit me when we fought, or were meant to fight, on the James J. Corbett-Bob Fltz- simmons card at Carson City, Nov.; March 17, 1897. "Tile referee called us to the center of the ring. . "As I turned to go to my corner, he hit me. Hawkins was renowned as a left -hooker, but I believe he hit me with his right. "Anyway, a friend was there when they took off HO.W- kin's right glove and that, In it was only I could have seen it coming. 1 Flaherty, now visiting in Lynn, defeated three world' champions, trained: with'James J. Corbett and STILL ITITS 'EM—Alvln Dark, the Boston Braves rookie shortstop and major league Rccruit- of-the-Year, keeps In condition during the off-season by playing golf, at his Lake Charles,'La., home. The all-around athlete from Louisiana State is an excellent golfer. -. Strategists Win f Duckpin Crown AMVETS DUCKPIN LEAGUE STANDING OF THE TEAMS W. L. Strategists 20 Marauders ; 25 ' Victors '..".' 20 Avengers IB Terrorists " •fl- ic 13 20 25 27 Pot, .044 .578 -.556 .444 .400 .378 Sweeping two of three from the Victors, the Strategists tool: first half honors in the Anivets Auxiliary Duckpin League in -final play lasf night at the Boxy Centre ,„ « u,$ o. The Engagers sewed up second place despite a 2-1 setback by 'the third place -Marauders and in the other loop action the Avengers vaulted out of the cellar with ' a three game sweep over the- Terrorists. Ada Long led the champions In their final match with game stores of 136, 127 and 111 for a. 37-1 total while Helen Imcs spilled 371 pins for the losing Victors. Freda Skelly with a 312 set anc Margaret Sachs with a 307 score- led iho Marauders while Dolores Mul vuy rapped 347 for the Sophie Powell led the Avengers with a 308 set while '-Vivian Durst liild a 25C score for the Terrorists.- .' The second Imlf race starts noxl Monday at 9 p. m. League marks for the first half race were: . Helen, "high Individual score, single game. 1G9. Evelyn Orndorff, high individual score set; 407. Victors, high . team score single game, 68G.. Victors, high team score, set, 18GB. Mountaineers To Point For Evans In Sun Botvl EL PASO, Tex.— (IP)— In trying to stop Fred Wendt, Texas College of to aim first pping Little All- will have a better chance to gel yesterday during a practice session He said wenflt's scoring and ground gaining records speak for themselves, but indicated that much of Wendt's freedom of running was provided by Evans 1 downfield blocking. weaknesses this season. NEW 'YOR.K—(INS)—This is reminiscence. If you don't like reminiscence turn to the comics. The war in Europe ended In May told me he or By LAWTON CAHVER / SPORTS EDITOR, INTEBNATIONAt HEWS SERVICE Legion Takes NiqithWinQn Sterne's Goal Amvcls and Naval Reserves Also Win In Y. M. C. A. Loop 1D45 and two months later some sports writers, including, this writer, went there to cover the post-war athletic program. Part of the'deal was to go to the -St. Cloud Golf Club outside Paris one day and watch the finish of the European theater golf championship. Presently up over the burned, •JTMCA SENIOR LEAGUE , STANDING OF TIIK TEAMS neglected fall-ways came a long, tall, skinny Texas GI in hob-natled boots and the uniform of an Infantryman. He was underweight, sallow and ?Iightly seared by the ravages of war. He had been on reconnaisance In some of the toughest fighting and (finally woundup in a hospital. He was before the war, during the war and still is a s'.ow-talkin; kind Cumberland kcclon Cumberland AmvnU n, & O. UMlrr.llopn Mapicsldc Marine Rcservo'... B. P. 0. E'.ks Crcsop'Park L. 0 1 .125 The Cumberland' Legion quint copped its ninth straight victory in the YMCA Senior Men's League night when Otis "Booty" Kins ngnt giovi: iuiu unui, t^ Ji, ,.«..• j^j. ]-]ignt wncn wns -wjuto' a strip of moist plaster of Paris. If gt erne connected for a He'd goal In nnlw T nrvnlrl> seen It COmlllK." M,,, /!«*,! iK, cdnf»nH<: nf nlnv for fl. the final 45- seconds of play for 33-31 decision over the Eidgelcy American Legion on the "Y" court. Cumberland led at the close of 25-17 but Kldgelcy pulled up to knot tile count late In the ilnn.1 stanssa. Bob .Shingle hooded the Bldgclcy attack with 15' points while Ronnie Sterne and Glenn Twigg paced the victors with eight points each. The Cumberland Amvets retained ,ie runner-up spot in the nine- club circuit by chalking up their sixth win in seven starts over Schramm's Cresap Park Grocers, 54-26. Elmer Froeland racked up 16 points for the winners. .'Jimmie Flanagan, Don Smith and Dave Smith accounted for 29 tallies for the Naval Reserve as the Sailors defeated tire B.P.O. Eks quint, 35-30. Bill Spangler paced the losers with 14 markers. The lineups: Wilson, t ...... Lehman, i .... B. Phillips, c .. SlanBli.'. g ..... Thompson, g . , J. Phillips, sub Reynolds, sub . Hnrtman, sub . FG .. 1 .. 0 . 0 . 7 . 0 . 0 . 1 .. 1 0-1 0-1 0-0 L/itUilCU., WAi"i LIOiin&o u. ^*ixi«wuv •— UulJl-D£r,LtLIlU. jmi ni/ biic i»iviavi wj. Fitzsimmons. He was poisoned be-1 tllo t ,, ree p er iods, 11-14, 15-9 and fore a fight with Joe Cans. '~-' 51 Flchts To Finish Flaherty participated .in no fewer than 54 lights to a finish. "Most ol my fights were with skin-tight 'gloves," he says. "They were better than the gloves -used now. • ."You couldn't swing wild. You had tc know what you were doing. When you hit a man, he stayed hit." Link Pope, once world bantam champion, was tha first titlcholder he tackled. Tht bout took place on an-open prairie in Ladd County, 111. In addition to a $900 prize, the winner took a side bet of 31,000, Flaherty,, who had just turned 17, whipped Pope so badly that in the 2Gth round the former champion was on his hands and' knees in the center of the ling. "If you hit him again 111 kill you," said someone at the ringside. The' man speaking held a gun over the ring apron, and to young Flaherty the muzzle' the open end of a two-inch pipe. Pope didn't .get up. As a matter of fact, it was two weeks before the doctors left his bedside. During that period a hack-was kept-at the back door of Flaherty's hotel, ready to take him out of the county'in case Pope died. Two years later Flaherty twice knocked out Bobby Bums, once holder of the feather crown, in 32 rounds the first trip and 18 the next. The first fight with.Burns stands out in Flaherty;* mind more than any other, witnesses called it the greatest demonstration of garr.eness in ring history. Flaherty calls Burns one of the hardest punchers he met. "I remember going clown four times In UiOj ICtli round," he says. "The last time I-fell right-jn-Burns' corner. The pall of water was right near me, so instead of getting right up I reached Into .the pnll and sponged my face."Toison On Top of Cans . The last champion Flaherty defeated was Frank Erne,, who was the lightweight leader. Flaherty took a Baseball Walk Of Intentional Nature Flayed Voluntarily Passing Stars Of Game Proves Irritating, Scribe Says ; By LAWTON CARVER International News Sen-Ice Sports Editor NEW YORK—(INS)—The game of baseball which .for all these years has been hold up us the -great national pastime has one little irritating touch which should be ruled out promptly and permanently.. This is the intentional pass. This, peculiar maneuver whereby a pitcher takes an unfair advantage of a hitter has no place in American sports, but is tolerated as part ol the game wh'ich supposedly symbolizes America where the offensive is revered. Cilmb. Lcjrion FCr n. Sterne, I 3 Tales, ! « price, c ! of fellow who plays golf professionally. Won European Title This would be Lloyd Manptnim. He told us after he had won the European Theater golf championship that he had had g. lot of trouble finding a set of sticks and even more trouble in finding a course on which to practice. He really wasn't up to his best (roll because he had been a fighting soldier with n lot ot act.lon behind him and Chat hospital' siege to further hinder his game. Anyway he came stalking up the hillside of tile seared final fairway at St. Cloud as the European Theater champion and concerned mainly with getting home again. Wmls To Go Home Later on, we met him at Nuremberg, and he still was quietly hoping that now he would be going home as long as he wasn't needed any more, / ~~ He didn't have any money beyond a GI's pay, he had his belly full of war and he had heard about the money the stay-at-home professionals had been' making. Flick the calendar quickly as they do in the movies and bring it around to 1943. This same golfer got himself back in the groove and in the current year won $45,898.32 to pick up more money than any other golfer in; the land. This figure covers all his earnings from golf competition, and put him ahead of Ben Hogan who led in PGA tournaments with S32.112 against $31,298.99 for Mangrum. 51 Mangrum picked up his differ„.„ ->|ence in competition outside the — i PGA, and his earnings of $45,898.32, " "" "' i over all, left Hogan well behind with The fans who pay their way into the park are deprived of the full va:ue of their ticket. Players like Joe DiMagglo, Ted Williams and Stan Muslftl are in accord with my thinking. They do not want to take four wild pitches o get on first base; instead of being privileged to strikeout if the pitcher is that good. I know too that the pitcher takes orders from the manager, and that only lost year Connie Mack issued orders that at no time should Ills pitchers pitch to Williams or Di- Magglo when a hit by either of them might mean scoring a run or putting their clubs in a scoring position. ' Tills has been a thorn In the side of the paying fan, and -I am taking up the cudgel against the intentional pass. It should be ruled out, or so regulated that there will be a pcn- ,lty against such a maneuver. This department has had numer- t ous letters from fans, throughout the country against this type. of pass, which" seems to be a bone of contention. Take, Ted Williams, The Boston Red Sox ~———.— —, v . uw v .~~~~» . his league with 127 bases oh balls I clinch the 'bou B. Sterne, B 3 Cox. sub .. ........ 1 Nclf, sub 1 Totals H Score by quwtfirs: RIDOELEY LEGION CTJMB. LEGION J Rcle.-ccs—Roby and Wo'.Ic. J. Cox, f 3 Frceland, I 4 Boyle, c .- 2 ., .... Baker, « ... <3i:nt7,' "Ub . I'lUnlcr, nub 11-20 F 0-3 1-2 0-0 1-1 1-2 0-0 8; a total of S3C.812. Mangrum very •well may F o-i a-is 1-1 i-i . 2-2 3-1 1-2 Selirumni 1 * CI'G Thompson, f .... Cnnnay, I Wnrn, c Ilcmniilmll. K .... McKcnilft. It D, Hounshell, sub • Totnls Score by quarters: Till Id 5 n 11 Cage Rules Discussed Basketball rules were discussed •and the membership pledged its support to work for better oiTiciat- vu . j^vnv* *»*" •- -- ing in the district at the meeting of shutout why should we; pitch tho Western Maryland and Eastern him?" 1-1 O-ll o-s 0. Elk* 20-round decision. "Fighting in St. Louis, I returned to my corner at the end of the third gj uc ' c ."r " round to find my second out cold,":Sutherland, i recollects Flaherty. "He had taken!BUI <=-—i- a drink of water and" collapsed. Ii-.~ c fought for .17 rounds without a sec- SCHRAMM'S CPC Referees—Roby and Wolfe. IT. 0. 0 f ond." Poisoned 1 himself, 'before the fight Slup 1'TUU VYtJIlUU, .LCAtt:} V^Ulll-S^- u * -iTUlflUilCU llUiLSCU ( 'L^^iU^C n*c **t,* lw Mines' record-breaking fullback, in w ith the great Cans, Flaherty was Saturday's Sun Bowl game "the.West so ' sick he was taken to an under- Virginia Mountaineers have decided taker, where'doctors treated him. from boxing to aim urst ausujppuig .UULIUIC ^u- .Kecirang IIQIII uu.\uiy u.u ^i, America Tackle Ray (Sugar) Evans. Flaherty opened a health farm at "If we can stop. Erans early, we Tewksbuiy, Mass.', which he ran fn ~ 25 years while his five son were >urg. c . Wilkinson, su'b Robb, sub Parsons, sub Totals 13 . jival KeKervc FG Jim Flnnagan, f 4 Don Smith. '. .; 4 Dave Smith, c , 4 cloonnn, 5 " ;.... ° Snydcr. R " Shaffer, sub Koch, sub 1 will have a setter cnauue ui t;cb 2 s years while nis nve son were Kocn. sub .. at Wendt," Coach Dudley De Groot growing up. He now divides his time Arbour, sub of the Mountaineers commented b e ; weEn New England and Miami, M ™ •« rfm -ia., working as a masseur. Martin Fiaherty got his father out of the mills, and then some. 3-3 0-2 0-0 0-1 i-i 1-2 0-1 0-1 4-10 F 3-3 1-3 1-1 " 1-2 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 Totnls Score by quarters: B. r. O. EMT.S ~ NAVAL RES 1=- Referees—Iloby and "Wolfe. 30 Till 3 S Hogan and all the rest next year. Even if hu doesn't he's doing all right for . an. ex-Gl' who wasn't even sure he could win the European Theatre championship a few years ago. SPORTS ROUNDUP By Hugh Fullerton, Jr. , NEW YORK— (IP}— One peculiarity of the" "non-contract"' game of basketball seems to be that the players who can. get a.way with the most score the oftenest . . . That's what a 'handful of visiting coaches were discussing -indirectly over Gene Leone's steaks yesterday . . . First it yas Yale's Howard Hobson pointing out that a wider foul lane or some other method of loosening up play under the basket would Improve basketball . . . "I'm especially conscious of this because we. just played Stanford," said Hobby. They have-about four.six-foot boys and they gave us a beating on the offensive boarls: That was their of- rense—to go . down the middle and play for the rebounds." . . . Nat Holman of CCNT 'agreed: "The. : blg;; man has made It a diSerent;;- —not a.better one.".. . ; . Solemn^ faced Vadal .Peterson.of Utah the'n- oHered a suggestion- that officials;.' change ends of the. oourt ,<»Uener.,- during games..'" "No two officials" officiate exactly the same- type, of- ball and. the. team .that gets;;'the;; less strict official behind • it -has -a- grent advantage," Peterson 'maul:;,' taincd. . •••'•-• -- r ~- Charles Anxious To Fight Louis NEW YORK—(/TV-Like Joe Louis, Jgznrd Charles, has changed his mind. The Negro contender from Cincinnati now is anxious to-fight the Brown Bomber lor' the heavyweight- title in June. So said Jake Mintz,- manager of Charles, when he arrived in town to consult with Harry Markson, managing director ol the 20th Century Sporting Club. Shortly after he stopped Joe Baksl here Dec. 10, Charles evinced no desire to take on the champ. -But! Blue Rupp Deal Foster, of Miami (OhloV supplied a lighter note in the proceedings' with Uiis one. on Ken- . tucky's Adolph Rupp . '. . When Rupp took his Notre-Dame (where he . had absorbed several lickings) last season he noticed • a grey-hair gent practicing shots* in .; the gym ... It was explained that : the shooter was - a former high school coach whose. mind was; weak- . encd under Hie strain, of. losing too many games ... Adolph. watched . ... . a. few more shots, then sighed: "If we lose to Notre Dame again- tomorrow, I'll be out there, guarding him. .Earl Shorts'.and Shells Brown, .-Auburn football coach/hasn't been seen'in'Auburn.. Ala., since his team took. • a 55-0 licking from Alabama, December 4. But it isn't a case of • the alumni, telling him to get.lost. Earle and his; aides have sent Back "word -from, thoroughly beaten bushes that desire to caKe on uie cunuiy. .xjuuiyjg thoroughly oeaten uu&nei uuaii Mintz says that Ezzard is eager now there'!! be a strong freshman squad, to get in there with Louis. next year .... .Ted Schroeder, the . "Charles still" thinks the champion is a great guy," Minte said. "But like he told me, 'I'm 8- man and that hero worship stuff -will have to be sidetracked. I want the title and I'd like to fight Louis for it in June'. Charles has already. proved that he is the logical contender," said Jake, "and he'll fight anybody the , for Instance. | public - or 20th Century Sporting outfielder led j.ciub thinks he ought to beat to which means that the fans were deprived of seeing him strikeout or hit the ball. Big league baseball lias advertised in all cities that Williams is in town and urje the fans to'come, out and watch him hit. Instead of seeing- Williams swing out or connect they watch him draw one base on balls after another. It doesn't.make sense. .Two years ago I-attended a game at the Yankee Stadium between tie Yankees and the Red Sox. Williams was intentionally passed three out of the first four times at bat. Then, going into the first half of the ninth inning, the Yankees were leading, 17 to 0, with the Red Sox at bat. The. 55,000 patient fans waiting for Williams to corne up to bat again and'saw the count go to three balls • and no strikes, land pleaded for the "pitcher to pitch to the Boston slugger. The writer turned to Dan Topping, owner of the Yankees, and said why don't they pitch to Williams. Topping replied: "Our pitcher has a- chance for a Mintz talked over the situation with Markson, who advised Jake to keep in touch with him. Justice Sidelined Willi Upset Stomach HAMMOND, La.— (IP)— Coach. Carl Snavely put his University of North Carolina Tar Heels through.a two- hour practice session here and declared "it was-poor, we.have some. hard work to do. the discouragement, Charlie Justice, was Adding to All-American — absent from drills • yesterday because of an upset stomach.- Several other Tar Heels suffered slight ailments. ' , Snavely is expected to step up the practice tempo today and Wednesday. -' - • ;. ' . .... . nation's No. 2 amateur tennis player, paid Ills own way to Bob Stran- iihon's. recent sports dinner "in Toledo to make sure his-amateur status wasn't m danger.. Then'he hinted that he'll turn, pro if he wins ; the national singles'title'In 1949,... Hockey observers report-that young • Howie- Morenz, Jr., 'is. showing im-. • provemcnt with, the Dallas; Texans of toe TJ. S. League., " ." . Side Splitter Ex-j'ockey. • Clifton Powers-wos.. . $9,020 on a radio quiz last week. •. -. He promptly invested- $4,000 -in- a house, -then' spent $5;000 more-.on. a race-horse, whlch-he named "Break The Bank" after., the program'. .'.-.' . The radio folks, who .are always, asking questions'anyway, want to know-if they'll have to. change the name of their- show after the',nag . starts . a couple .'of .times, or will "' Clifton have to,re-name the horse "Break Powers^"' . .' -' FIGHTS LAST MOOT BROOKLYN—Artie Irvine, IBS, Brooklyn, knocked out Tony DC Mlcco, 'lGD,-» Brooklyn. (8). . . • • • •_;•" • BALTIMORE—Archie Moore. " 165,-- -St. Louis, knocked out Charlie Williams. 175;' Subway, N. J. C). •••••.. • CHICAGO—WtSer cago, outpoiawd 1 'Tim Dalton,. 133. cage (10). ' . ' . Chi- to West-Virginia Officials three balls <xnd no striken West--Virginia .onFKCiiUaii uui^nu.i wii.a uuuu uuno LVUW ±*v uu^,..^ Association Jnst night at the. Loyal O n Williams he knocked tho-.nExt_ Order of MOOSE Home. i~i^>,^«tn t.n* rlo-ht field stands to Ralph Duslc of Romney presided nnd others aUciitll:iK were Jim Roby. Charle* Snider, Robert Her- boldishelmer, William P. Holm, John J. Cavanaugh, C. William Spangler, Robert Pence. John Angellatta, p.^.into the right field stands to score Johnny Pesky h-hcad of him and make tho flnul count 17 to 2. That saved a drab- ball game. That home run lifted a horribly dull game out of the ruck.of'one- sidedness and-enabled'the fans to Fred Clark and Herman Kocgel. I see Williams hit one. CHANGED SIDES I , E . . TUCSON, Ariz. Of}—Don Vosberg, . Coach 'Jack Curtice of the Miners end coach of the University of Ari- spent yesterday polishing up his Korja . eleven, played an important team's pass-defense which lie said p ar t in the 1939 edition of the Ari- has been one of the Ore Diggers' zcna-Marquette grid series—but on 200 Delegates Attend Athletic Group Confab CHICAGO — Of) — More than 20( delegates, representing 20,000 schools in 42 states, today opened the annual four-day meeting of the National • Federation oL State High School Athletic' Associations. The opening day Agenda included discussions on new eligibility rules, athletic accident benefit plans and safety problems and interstate rela- -tionships for officiating.- The federations national football committee meets Thursday and Friday and is scheduled to re-certify the. 1948 cocle for 1949. The federation's attempt to draw up a prep- collegiate code with tho National Collegiate Athletic Association failed. The NCAA played under-a separate code last season. ' a different side 'than his present one. A great Marquette player, Vosberg scored the tying touchdown against- Arizona after receiving a pass and .racing 20 yards. Marquette 13-6. SPORTS MIRROR (By The Associated Press) TODAY A YEAR AGO—The Chicago Cnrdlnnls -won the Nutlonn! Fnotbnll Lcn- cuc title by dclciuljii; Phllndjlptiln. :n-2l.- THREE YEARS AGO—Jon BnXil. 2H'«, outpolr.tcd Freddie Scliolt, 211 'A, nt Madison Squan: Garden. FIVS YEARS AOO—Joe .McCarthy ol the New York Yankees was named year's top baseball rnannf;cr. TEN YEARS AGO—ITed HuUhlnson, 10-ycar-oM righthander, slfrncd « «E- tract with the Detroit Timers; have you tried that SWELL-O MELLOW . IE.8 prwil • S5* p»ln itutril spirits • Monticello Dlstilltrj Co., C.djrlwst. *»• DON T LET YOUR TIRES TAKE YOU WITH THEM WHEN TH.EY "SO'.'! "You'r* 30 Y»ar* too soon".. 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