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GALESBURG, ILLINOIS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1953 PAGE 17 Knox Tries Again for Second Win Against Omaha Saturday Omaha University's grldders, sporting a 3-2 record, will be here tomorrow to face the Knox football team In the only non-conference game of the season for the Slwash- ers. The sixth game of the season for Knox will start at 1:30 at Willard Field, with Coach Harold Turner's eleven aiming for their second win. Knox should be in fairly good shape for tomorrow's game, coming out of last week's loss to Mon mouth with no serious injuries Turner will probably stick with the same starting lineup he used a week ago. John Clark and Carl Big Ten's Three Unbeaten Teams Favored to Win CHICAGO (JPI— The Big Ten's three unbeaten teams—Michigan State, Michigan, and Illinois—arc all favored to extend their victory 6treaks Saturday. The toughest job appears to be Michigan's. The Wolverines invade Minneapolis for resumption of the Little Brown Jug rivalry with Minnesota, beaten three times. Michigan, with four straight triumphs, is a one touchdown favorite. Michigan State is a 14-point favorite at Purdue. The Spartans will be shooting for their 29th successive victory, their fifth of the season and fourth in Big Ten competition. Purdue, highly regarded before the season started, has failed to win against Missouri, Notre Dame, Duke and Wisconsin. Illinois' tremendous running attack, No. 1 in the nation, is ex pected to jolt Syracuse, winner of three of four starts. The Illini are rated a 20-point edge by the experts. Ohio State, riddled by injuries, faces a severe test at Wisconsin. The Buckeyes haven't been the same since Illinois blasted them 41-20 two weeks ago. Their fine quarterback, John Borton, may not play because of injury. The official "line" gives Ohio State a three point edge over the Badgers, who gained stature by whipping Purdue 28-19. In the only other conference game, Iowa invades Indiana. The Hoosiers have only one victory in four starts, beating Marquette 2120. Iowa has a 2-2 record and is a 13-point favorite. Pittsburgh, after giving Notre Dame a rough time before losing 23-14, is at Northwestern for a game rated as a toss-up. Hochn, junior halfbacks, have been carrying the brunt of the running attack with Ed Beaven doing a good job of passing, especially to end Paul Stalker. Last year Knox lost to Omaha, 200, on the Nebraska school's home field, .with all the scoring coming in the first half. Omaha has an enrollment of 1450, the majority from the city of Omaha. According to Knox Athletic Di rector Dean Trevor, who scouted Omaha's 32-7 win over Emporia last week, the visitors will bring plenty of scoring potential, but rale in a class with the Midwest Conference teams. Heading the Omaha attack is triple threat fullback Bill Englehardt, rated "tops" by Trevor, who is a pretty good judge of football talent. Operating with Englehardt are two good ends, Rotella and Mascman, prime targets for his passes. So far this year, in addition to their win from Emporia, the Omaha eleven has downed Ft. Hays State, 20-12, and Morningside, 2819. They 've lost to Washburn, 14-6, and Colorado College, 26-6. In spite of the better Omaha record, the Siwashers should have a good chance of pulling out their second win of the season. They've been showing improvement over the season, and with just three games left should be ripe to grab a victory. Knox's freshmen tangled with Monmouth's junior Scots this afternoon at. Monmouth In the first encounter of a two game series between the two teams. Kewanee Invades Galesburg Tonight Seeking To Avenge 1951 Defeat; Streaks Out to Win Kewanee invades Lombard Field this evening to battle the Galesburg Silver Streaks in what looms up as a hotly contested football game between two ancient sport rivals. The ball game counts in both the Illini and Northwest conferences. Kickoff time is set for 8 p.m. This is a very important contest for both elevens and they are both expected to go all out for victory. Galesburg will hold a weight advantage over the Boilermakers, but lhat may be off set by the speed of the Kewanee backs. In Mondo Lopez the Boilermakers have one of the finest fullbacks in this section of the state. He has been a regular for three years. The Streaks attack will no doubt be centered around the tricky running of Chuck Williams and the passing of Carroll Fay. SEASON RECORD K*want*— Galaiburg— 7 Canton 13 12 Peoria Cent. »33 13 E. Mollne 12 0 Woodruff 13 0 Mollne 24 19 E. Mollne 32 14 Champaign 41 38 E. Peoria 12 12 R. Island 41 0 Mollne 12 46 131 en 102 Piobabla Llnaupi Galeiburg Kawanaa Ilarwood le Roscheck Sargent H Wittmeyer Wilson is Rouse. Montgomery c Annett If. Johnson rg Lamb Unci berg rt Anderson •Stewart re Fischer fay qh McEIhlney Williams Ih Pirtle Dunbar rh Warner Sopich lb Lopez Time—8 p. m. Place—Lombard Field. Radio— WGIL (Galesburg). Conference—Northwest and Illini. Virgil Trucks Comeback King Of Jr. Loop NEW YORK . VirgH Trucks. ^MSSSL who was tagged witH 19 defeats in w u f £ NEA Service 1952 while winning five games, was voted today the American QUESTION: After a shift, all j-League's Comeback Kid of 1953. offensive players come to a The 34-year-old right - hander, legal stop and remain stationary ROVA, Corpus Christi Meet At Altona It's homecoming tonight for the ROVA Tigers when they take on the Corpus Christi Friars at Altona and it will also mark the first time these two schools have come to grips on the gridiron. So each team will be out to get a head start in this new grid series and the Tigers have the added incentive of making their homecoming a success. However, the relationship between these schools is not new since they have met for several years on the hardwood. During these years an intense, JACK SEPICII, 225 pound fullback for Galesburg, is expected to' give the Silver Streaks the added punch to carry them to victory tonight over Kewanee at Lombard Field. Jack, playing his first season of football, has done a good job for the Silver and Gold on both offense and defense. Clemson Bows to South Carolina; No Blood Spilled COLUMBIA, S.C. (UP)—Another meeting between arch-rivals South Carolina and Clcmson failed to produce anything even approaching a riot, but it still turned out to bo an interesting football game? This is the game, held annually during the South Carolina State Fair, which in past years has been noted for its blood-letting, both on and off the field. But not even one punch was thrown Thursday as South Carolina scored on passes of 45 and 24 yards to edge its state rivals, 14-7. A screaming but restrained crowd of 35,000 watched the 51st meeting of the teams. Most of the action took place in the first half, but the only drive that counted was an 86-yard move engineered by South Carolina's star quarterback, Johnny Gramling who throw 45 yards to end Clyde Bennett for the first touchdown. Jim Jarrett converted the first of his two extra points. Gramling left the game in the third period in favor of Harold Lewis, who quickly moved down- field to Clemson's 24-yard line. From there, Lewis tossed to end Joe Silas, standing alone in the end zone, to increase Carolina's margin to 14-0. Quarterback Tommy Williams found end Scott Jackson with a 13-yard toss in the final period for Clemson's only score,. BEAD THE CLASSIFIED ADS MUTUAL Window Cleaning Company WINDOW CLEANING, WALL WASHING, FLOOR SCRUBBING and WAXING. General Janitorial Service Fully Insured Union Men FREE ESTIMATES Galesburg - Dial 5277-4 580 S. Farnham St. "Chicago - Dial SU 7-8456" 350 N. Clark St. Giles Favors Expansion of Major Leagues MILWAUKEE UPi— Warren Giles, president of the National League, believes major league baseball on a broader scale will come from expansion of the" National and American Leagues rather than creation of a third major league. Fans will not accept a third major league if it is "merely a group of eight new cities," Giles declared in a speech last night at the annual dinner of the Milwaukee Association of Commerce. He continued: "The answer to providing major league baseball on a broader scale does not at this time lie in the creation of a third major league, although some day there probably will be one. "The answer in my opinion is expansion of the two major leagues. Such a program would conveniently accommodate four cities and as I see it, it will be a long time before there are more than four cities with practicable geographic location, adequate facilities and a population with sufficient baseball enthusiasm to become major league cities." Maryland Choice Over Miami MIAMI, Fla. UPl— About 42,000 fans are expected to turn out tonight to see Miami's Hurricanes in action against Maryland—a team considered almost a sure choice to come back next New Year's Day and play in the Orange Bowl football game. Maryland is a 16-point favorite and Miami, no pushover in anybody's league, must be at its best to keep the score that close. The Hurricanes can't even hope that Maryland will coast through this game—not since the Atlantic Coast Conference voted to send its best team to the Orange Bowl game Jan. 1 to meet the Big Seven champion. Coach Jim Tatum's Terrapins have never been extended in knocking over Missouri, Washington and Lee, Clemson, Georgia and North Carolina. Miami defeated Clemson and Florida State and lost to Baylor and Nebraska. Fight Results By The Associated Press Youngstown, Ohio — Chubby Wright, mVi, Reading, Pa., out­ pointed Rocky Jones, 176, New York, 10. Fall River, Mass — Jose Morell, 136, New York, stopped Bobby English, 138, Fall River, 7. Newark, N.J. — Dick Cannady, 152, Newark, outpointed Andy DePaul, 161, Cliffside Park, 8. Worcester, Mass — Jackie Wilson, 159, Quincy, Mass., outpointed Bob Bolton, 159, Quonset Point, R. I., 8. Detroit — Tommy Leedle, Detroit, outpointed Jackie Fisher, Grand Rapids 6. (middleweights, but exact weights unavailable) Grand Rapids, Mich — Lester Felton, 148, Detroit, outpointed Luther Rawlings, 148, Chicago, 10. Kansas City — Dave "Sonny" Shade, 137, Charleston, W. Va., outpointed Bob B i c k 1 e, 135, Topeka, 10. BEAD THE CLASSIFIED ADS who began the season with the St. ! Louis Browns and was sold to the Chicago White Sox in June, edged out Ted Williams for the honor onj the strength of his 20 victories, 15 of them compiled with the White ' Sox. ! Trucks received 55 votes to 50 J, for Williams. Mickey Vernon, Washington's first baseman and the league's batting king, drew 29 votes. Jimmy Piersall, Boston Red Sox outfielder, was fourth with 22 votes. A total of 179 members of the Baseball Writers Association of America participated in the Associated Press' annual poll. The 50 ballots cast for Williams was a tremendous tribute to thej Red Sox slugger who turned in a spectacular .407 batting mark in 37 games in August and September following his return from Korea. for a full sec ond. Then, be fore the snap, two of them switch their pos i t i o n s simultaneously. Is this legal? Answer: This must be ruled a second shift, which is illegal. All 11 offensive players must remain stationary for one full second before the snap. The C {Ring Collapses *As Fighters Are Thrown Around GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. WV- Fighters flew around the Grand Rapids Stadium Thursday night as if propelled from a giant slingshot. Loose ring ropes gave when hit solidly by the fighters' backs then snapped back like a slingshot. Attempts to tighten the ropes ended with the whole ring collapsing. It took half an hour to get it up again for the main event between Lester Felton, 148, Detroit, and Luther Rawlings, 148, Chicago. Felton won an unanimous 10' round decision. ON THE REBOUND BY "SWICK" friendly, rivalry has developed Neither team has enjoyed an abundance of success so far this season but they both have looked very good at times. The Friars SILVER STREAKS . . . Neither coach C. C. Van Dyke of Galesburg nor H. F. Brockman of Kewanee' would make any predictions on the outcome of the ball game this evening at Lombard Field ... although . . we have a hunch that both mentors expect their charges to win. . . . Ken Menke, who has scouted the Boilermakers several times this season, rates the outcome as a toss-up. . . . Did you know that Jack Lindberg of the Silver Streaks is rated as the best punter In the Northwest Conference? __S— D ' u ^|BOBO OLSON . . . The new middleweight champ may not be the best fighter in the World today, but he is certainly the most emotional. The wpy he cried after his victory over Randy Turpin ... we wonder what he would have done if he had lost. —S— vei/ KU ,™ ai nines i ac r i , a i ,.ALWOOD EXTRA ... It is homecoming for the Aces this evening as have a 2-3 record and the Tigers thcy play ^ ost to Reynolds in an important Cornbelt Conference - 'game at Alpha. . . . Coach Gene Behnke would like to win this one. . . Speaking of good area athletes . . . don't overlook Dean Fischer ... he quarterbacks the Aces grid team ... a scoring star with the hoop brigade and in track broad-jumping is his specialty. . . . Dean is also co-captain of the AlWood football team along with Pat Kness. . . . Fischer plans to enter Monmouth College next fall. . . . Are you listening, Jelly? —S— NORTHWESTERN . . . The Northwest Conference is quite proud of Em Lindbeck and Mickey Bates of Kewanee . . . but do you know that a couple of other former loop stars are shining for the Wildcats of Northwestern? . . . Dick Thomas and Joe Collier of Rock Island are the boys of whom we speak. . . . Thomas is the nation's third- have won one, lost two and tied one. Jim Scott, ROVA's big and hard-running left half, is the Tigers biggest threat on the ground, Jim is the kind of boy that's hard to bring down once he gets rolling, Jack Hennenfent and Tommy Belezos have been the big guns in the Friar running attack while Tom Hagerty has turned in some really fancy passing. Nick Siebert at guard has been Corpus Christi's most dependable lineman but he had plenty of help from everybody last week, and especially Frank Laule. Lambeau Says Original 4 T Is Outmoded Barry Frakes 2nd Among Small Red Grange |« 0 n * Wore College ScOrCl'S. penalty is 15 yards. Th"!?'illegal N P£- Y0RK TO .r H * lf } Iack if the two who moved do not re?|£enfFinanger of Luther^ College Pierre Langlois Boxes Ranter On TV Billing NEW YORK Iff)— Pierre Langlois of France and Garth Panter of Salt Lake City, a pair of lively middleweights, meet tonight in a 10-round bout at Madison Square Garden. It will be carried on ABC radio and NBC TV at 9 p.m., CST. Langlois has a 59-12-4 record for 75 fights with 12 knockouts. The 27-year-old Frenchman has been stopped twice. Panter, 23, has a 49-12-2 career record, stopping 35 opponents. He never has been knocked out. Fish Slory PROVIDENCE, R. I. WV-Rhode Island today suspended fishing in four fresh water ponds in the interests of giving the fish a sporting chance. Edward C. Hayes Jr., a state fish and game official, said the water is so low, some men have been scooping the fish out in pails and baskets. main stationary for a full second before the* ball is snapped. Q. What do they mean by the term mouse-trapping? A. Permitting defensive guards or tackles to break through the line, then blocking them out by charging at them from the side. The hole is the trap. Q. What is a bootleg play? A. The ball-carrier fakes giving the ball to another player, conceals it, usually on his hip, and runs in the reverse direction. Carroll Fay Is Voted Player of Week by Streaks Carroll Fay, receiving an overwhelming majority of his .teammates' votes, was voted Galesburg High School's player of the week. This honor is not necessarily given to the one playing the best game but to the man contributing most to the team during the week. The player's training, work in practice and general attitude during the week are considered along with his play in the game. His overall contribution for the entire week is more Important than his play in the single game. The player receiving this award each week will get his picture in a downtown store window. (Iowa) reigned today as the leading scorer and top ball carrier among the nation's small college football teams. The 21-year old native of Wauwatosa, Wis., held a three-point lead over Barry Frakes of Monmouth College (111.) in the scoring race, according to statistics released by National Collegiate Athletic Bureau. Both Finanger and Frakes have tallied 13 touchdowns. However, Finanger has added 13 conversions for a total of 91 points, while Frakes has 10 conversions to his credit for 88 points. fn the rushing department, Finanger has totaled 616 yards in 88 carries. That gave him a 71-yard advantage over Stan Huntsman of Wabash and Ad Rutschman of Linfield, each of whom have amassed 545 yards. Like Finanger, Pence Dacus of Southwest Texas State is leading the small colleges in two departments. Dacus is the leading passer with 911 yards in five games and has added 46 yards on the ground to hold down the total offense leadership with 957 yards. In the small college team statistics, Miami of Ohio is the offensive giant with an average of 434.5 yards gained in four games, while Southern University (La.) has yielded only 83.3 yards in four games to hold the defensive leadership. League victory today, although! _ they came within six minutes of _, n ..^ . „„• one Thursday nicht The Galesbur £ Bowling Associa- ployed anymore," Lambeau said.l The Hawk c droDDed their sixth tion wUI hold its annual meetin 2 (-"It's been succeeded by a flanker ™ 0 f W'X ?v ?tirfoS | Satu / da y' - 0c ^ , 24 ' acTcordin § *» l .-.u.-.u „_ „- .u. I.— „.t _Jg a ™f °\Vi_r _..i ZvLJ. L_. °word received from Leonard H. Mickey Bates, Illini Scoring Ace, Gives His Version of His Eight Touchdowns in 4 Games CHAMPAIGN— "I guess it's just natural to turr on everything you 've got when you see that end zone in front of you." That's the way Illinois sophomore halfback "Mickey" Bates of Kewanee explains his phenomenal splurge of eight touchdowns in just four games of the 1953 football season. Bates has been more than slightly terrific in setting this scoring pace which puts him within five of- the Illinois season record. "Mickey" is scoring leader of the Big Ten, with four touchdowns against Ohio State and two against Minnesota. "You have to run different when you 're going for the short yardage near the goal line," Bales explains. "I try to start faster and take shorter steps, and you have to stop and cut quicker, too." "Mickey"—he's seldom called by his given name, Melvin—can be considered an authority on picking up short yardage, statistics for the first four games reveal. On his best day — against Ohio State- three of his touchdown runs were for two, four and five yards. He also scored on a five-yard plunge against Nebraska, and a bruising 16-yard drive against Minnesota. Bates also has speed necessary to get touchdowns on longer dashes. He did it against Ohio State, on a 41-yard quick opener over left tackle, and against Stanford, on a 27-yard sprint up the center. Showing his versatility, Bates Mickey Bates scored his eighth TD of the season on a 26-yard pass from quarterback Elry Falkenstein against Minnesota last Saturday. Illinois fans have been particularly impressed with Bates' ability to keep driving for the end zone after being hit ouce, twice, or even more times by opposing players. On his four-yard pluDge at Ohio State, he carried three would-be tacklers into the end zone with him. "Maybe it's those barbecued ribs," Mickey confides. He has a standing offer from a Champaign restaurant of a pound of barbecued ribs for every touchdown. There's more behind "Mickey's" success than barbecued ribs, however. He's been a standout on the football field-ror in any form of athletic endeavor, for that matter —ever since he first pulled on a uniform back at Kewanee Junior High School. Bates led Kewanee high to the Northwest Conference football title in 1951, and was a virtually unanimous all-state choice. At Illinois, he impressed freshman coaches with his combination of hard running and good speed. Bates appears to have physical qualities for a top-notch fullback. Actually, in many of Coach Ray Eliot's plays, that's exactly where "Mickey" winds up. lie's carried the ball 63 times this season, and he's picked up 315 yards net. That's an average of five yards per try—good in any league, and especially the Big Ten. Despite bis great success on the football field, "Mickey" feels he would rather go into professional baseball than professional football He'll have two more seasons in which to change-his mind, but if he sticks with his original decision, it won 't be too surprising. He was a four -sport star at Kewanee, and coaches there agree that he excelled in baseball. By BOB SERLING United Press Sports Writer WASHINGTON (UP)— A veteran football coach reminded football! fans today of something they probably never noticed — the original T-formation is dead. In its place, according to Curley Lambeau of the Washington Redskins, professional teams and many colleges are using what amounts to a hybrid T and single wing. "The defense caught up with the straight T a long time ago," Lambeau said. "I don't know of a single professional team that still uses the conventional T more than 10 percent of the time, if that often." By the straight or conventional T, Lambeau was referring to three backs lined up behind the quarterback in the shape of a "T", with the quarterback occasionally sending one of them in motion before the ball is snapped. "That formation, with or without a man in motion is seldom em ranking passer with 47 completions in 80 tries for 649 yards and ranks fifth in total offense. . . . Collier is the No. 5 pass receiver nationally with 14 catches for 259 yards and one TD. —S— JOHNNY LISTON, former Illinois state cage scoring ace from Knoxville, is listed as a bright basketball prospect at Iowa U. . . . John is just a freshman this year, but he has already drawn praise from the Hawkeyes cage boss . . . Bucky O'Connor. . . . John is regarded as one of the best natural basket shooters to be at Iowa in several years. —S— NORTHWEST LOOP ... It is now apparent that Canton intends to quit the NWC in football, but they would like to continue in such sports as baseball, track and basketball. . . . There is already one school in the league . . . Monmouth . . . that does not take part in football and yet plays league games in other sports. . . . This writer feels that if a school is going to belong to any athletic conference . . they should take part in all sports for the good and balance of the loop. . . . Personally this writer would like to see Monmouth and Canton remain in the conference ... football and all. . .. Other than Rock Island and Moline the grid setup is about even among' Galesburg, East Moline, Kewanee and Canton. . . . Here is our suggestion to Canton and Monmouth ... Do not play Rock Island and Moline every year in football ... in other words . . . play Moline one year and Rock Island the next. . . . Moline and Rock Island are always going to dominate the football championships anyway and so there should be little pressure on the other football coaches. ... As far as basketball, baseball and track goes the Northwest Conference is ideal. Canadiens Rally To Top Hapless BUickhaivks, 3-2 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE [ (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) W L T Pts.l Montreal 5 2 0 10 Detroit 4 1 2 10 Toronto 3 12 8 New York 2 3 15 Boston 2 3 0 4 Chicago 0 6 1 1 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Chicago's hapless Blackhawks still are without a National Hockey FOOTBALL SCORESS By The Associated Press South Carolina 14, Clemson 7 Valparaiso 27, Ball State 7 Dana 38, Tarkio 0 Meeting of Local Bowlers Slated For Saturday which amounts to the same thing I as the Montreal Canadiens came as the wingback in the singlejf rom behind for a 3-2 decision. The wing — a back who lines up be hind the tackle or between the tackle and end or just outside the end. And some colleges actually use T quarterbacks for blocking on end sweeps." Asked if he thought the pre* eventually would return to the single wing, Lambeau replied: "Of course not. They'll use what they're using now — variations of both the T and the single wing, depending on what the defenses come up with. You can't predict what the offensive football formation of the future will be because it all depends on what the defense develops into. "Football is nothing but a never- ending war between offense and defense anyway, with first one and then the other predominant," Lambeau continued. "I think the defense has the edge right now, and the flanker formation is just one attempt to tip the scales again toward the offense, along with spreads and the split T." Lambeau is understandably prejudiced in his contention that the defense dominates pro football — provided players carry out defensive assignments perfectly. The canny Belgian has always been regarded, along with Steve Owen of the New York Giants, as the finest defensive strategist in football. Curley's defensive patterns last Sunday, against the Cleveland Browns, were almost as numerous as his offensive plays. They murdered Cleveland's famed trap play which starts out as a pass and winds up with the fullback plowing straight through the middle. And the Redskins, although they blew a 14-13 lead in the last 12 minutes, held the Browns' attack in check more successfully than any other team this season. Basketball at Stadium Tonight CHICAGO C« — A handpicked group of 14 college graduates, regarded as among the best basketball players ever assembled in the 14-year series, will meet the Minneapolis Lakers in the annual All-Star game at Chicago Stadium tonight. The Collegians, coached by John "Honey" Russell of Seton Hall, will try to square the rivalry! against the pros after losing seven and winning six of the previous All-Star contests. Russell has seven players standing 6-6 or better with his own Walter Dukes heading the list at 6-11. His "shorties" are the O'Brien twins, Johnny and Eddie, who are 5-9. The former Seattle University sharpshooters were given special Army leave to play. Despite the array of college talent, many experts predict a victory for the Lakers of the National Basketball Association. Featuring the professional champions are George Mikan and Clyde Lovellette, the former Kansas star. win put the Frenchmen in a tie for first place with the Detroit Red Wings. In the only other game, the revamped New York Rangers opened their home season with a 4-3 triumph over the Boston Bruins. Chicago drove to a 2-1 lead on goals by Bill Gadsby and Bill Mosienko. But Bernie (Boom Boom) Geoffrion deadlocked the score for Montreal and Ken Mos- dell added the winning tally with less than two minutes remaining. At New York, the Rangers jumped off to a three goal lead in the opening session, only to have the Bruins battle back for a pair in the second. They traded tallies in the third as the New Yorkers moved into fourth place ahead of the losers. Matt Bullock Passes Away CHAMPAIGN, 111. (UP)—David Madison Bullock, 67, former trainer of University of Illinois athletic teams, died Thursday at Burnham Hospital. Bullock, known to fans and players as "Matt," was trainer for 34 years, retiring in 1947. He was chairman of the Champaign County Selective Service Board for several years. He is survived by his wife and a son, Lex, of Champaign. Grape, association secretary. Important business will be taken care of at this -meeting, including the election of officers and the selection • of the tourament site. Team captains and league officers should attend this meeting, which will be held at the Scandia Restaurant, but all bowlers are invited. The time Is set at .7:30. READ THE CLASSIFIED ADS Rocky Marciano May Sign to Fight Bucceroni NEW ORLEANS (UP)—The International Boxing Club hopes to line up Rocky Marciano's next challenger from an elimination among four logical contenders, but the heavyweight champ believes he will probably defend against Dan Bucceroni. The four mentioned by promoter Jim Norris at New York Thursday, are Bucceroni of Philadelphia, Nino Valdes of Cuba, Danny Nar- dico of Tampa, Fla., and Earl Walls of Canada. Marciano, on a wrestling referee tour, said a title match is tentatively scheduled for next February in Miami and added, "Although nothing is definite and won't be until I hear from my manager, there has been some talk that the IBC is definitely considering Bucceroni for me." His manager, Al Weill, is now in Europe lining up an exhibition tour for the champion. READ THE WANT ADS ; BEAD THE CLASSIFIED AOS LETS SWAP GUNS Our store is bulging with the biggest and most varied selection of new end used guns in our bistor7. Come and Get 'Em . . . FOUR EASY WAYS TO BUY! CASH • CREDIT • LAY-A-WAY tvtry gun if unconditionally gu*r*ntt*d. Libtrtl »Uow*nc« on your ©W gun in trtd*. W* ptnontlly tail and tight in all gun* at a« a*ira cna/gt. B* SURE of • square daal — tr«d* with Gil H«b«fd and uvi. 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