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o SUPerior 0200 If SUPerior 0260 53f SUPerior 0100 I Want Ai General Bimu yS-THK WORLD'SVw GRIATIST NEWSPAPER SFXTION TWO SPORTS MARKETS Saturday, February 1, 1947 15 n n W U n 4 mi AHiAro) nn APPLEQUISTS 1,618 GOOD FOR PETERSEN LEAD Crowley Tells New Policies for Rockets Tops Tonkovic byiiaty Four Pins The Leaders i W ApplrQ.irt. Rockford. III. ...... .1 61 8 turtut Boiil Tonkovic. M. Louis. 1614 inr Traubenik. (hlrato 160M m J1 rmlil. Chirac. 16(15 Pre I.iale. lndlnflapolis . ....1 5S11 Storm Pusey, Lima, O. 1 578 Jm Wllman, Berwyn. HI 1571 RntM-rt Haves, Da.t.jn. K 1588 vr Galaks. Octroi! 1559 Cunr Behrena, Indianapolis. ............. 1 549 by charles" bartlett It look 28 squads end nine clays f shooting, sweating, and squawk- ins: to do it, but ;if i 'day they final I y passed 'hat stubborn 1.614 of St. Louis' Christ Buzz J Tonkovic in the 5.51.000 Peter sen Bowling classic at. A r c h e r-35th Recreation. The nrw leader in the big show which mvj't eo on until Feb, 9 is brown Wm pp'""" haired, grinning William Apple-tjuijt. 37 year old machine shop foreman from Rorkford, 111., who blasted out a dramatic 1,618 series. Many Change in Top Ten Trie 1.614 with which Tonkovic, (h Mmsouri tiuek drivei, took the on .Inn. 1 R appeared safe ax 4r. irquiKt opened with came of 14', 1ST. and 160. But William then fame thin uith 25H-2.'i4-238-191 and reeded 20 in his last game to lake lenrl. Hit 211 finish left him in f t st place with three pins to spare. Tonkovic wifti't the only early faremsker to be pushed down in the standings. Norm Pusey of Lima, C in the runnerup spot for nine clays, was shunted into sixth in the wildest bowling night of the party. Tv. o Chicago Classic league veterans, Joe Traubenik of the Washington Shirts and Wally IPeteyl FreiiBR of the Monsrchs, dominated lh fresh pursuit of Applequist and almost caught him. Traubenik, 50, rrv.ved into the No, 3 spot at 1:15 rr'fk'k thi morning with 1,608, on SftT.r.. nf 10, 7. 211, 194, 174, 208, 2". nd 221. I end Kluden Freitair Frfitag, Ions lime Chicago Trib-lfall. some of those other clubs may; lt engraver, had a seven came be asking for help." j total of 1.11.1, but couldn't Ret the; ' 2r he nedd to pass th leader, I p I tilins for a 192 and a 1,605. HislOliJ S IlXCd-tlO n'he- cames weie '72, 215. 212, 182.1 Group Seeks BY WILLIAM FAY Jim Crowley, the fellow who resigned as commissioner of the All-America Football conference tat $25,000 a year) to become part own er and coach of the Rockets, moved Chicago office at 100 N. esterday. "We're going to be here a long lime," Jim declared. "I realize that Chicago is the stronghold of the National Football league. The Bears and Cardinals are tough competition, but the Rockets will hold their own on the field and at the box-office." Crowley then revealed that next fall the Rockels will play Sunday afternoon football in direct competition for patronage with the Bears and Cardinals. It was the policy of the Rockets last season, under their former owner, John Keeshin, to play Friday night games in Soldiers' field. To Vie for Patronage "The schedule is not yet set," Crowley said. " Of course, we hope to play two or three September games, taking advantage of the excellent weather and the lack of competition the Bears and Cardinals can not open until early October because their parks will be used for baseball. However, three or four of our games will be played on Sunday afternoons when National league teams will be playing either in Comiskcy park or Wrigley field." Crowley also safd the Rockets, who finished last in the western division of the All-America, were working on deals which would make the team a championship contender. "We have a sound nucleus and you couldn't ask for better backs than Elroy llirsch and Hunchy lfoern-schemeyer. We will look for back field strength, but primarily we ate seeking reinforcements for the line." Will Not Ak for Help It was defensive rather than offensive trouble which plagued the Rockets last year plus Keeshin's application of the free substitution rule to the coaching staff. It is doubtful whether the line will con-tinue to be a problem under Crowley, who developed " The Seven Blocks of Granite," one of the greatest forward walls in football history, during his highly successful head coaching days at Fordham. Crowley emphasized that the Rockets did not intend to "ask for help" from other teams in the All-America. The conference recently set up a system whereby weaker teams could draft players from the stronger 1916 clubs. I " We'll do all right," Jim declared. " When Uirsch starts running next NO CHANCE ON THIS ONE r Os. & Ml Mac Often (16), Bowling Green's 6 foot 6 inch center, blocks shot by Ed Earle of Loyola .university before ball leaves latter's hand in last night's basketball game in Chicago Stadium. Other players are Jim Knierim (10) of Bowling Green and Jack Kerris (18) of Loyola. Latter team won, 54 to 45. ttribune lhoto 22". 19.1, and 212. Adolph Carlson, winner last year i?h a J .f.52. bowled with Traubenik arid FreitaK and wound up with a SVIIAH r. 1 W.,Um Appirqulst. HrK-ktord. . ;.T.n TfttiKitw, Ho klcid , ... . , J-fifr trlil. Rtirltftira ; H E KtUquuit, Korktord .,161 S . , H64 . .H-i) ..1451 .-ns Hezir.g. Kct !uid , 1448 P Hon. P.kfDra 1447 Joe Cf.-nijJi. Kockford 1436 SQt'AU NO. 2 "v f Ef-hicnt. li)iJInipolls. ... 154!) Hwftid Df-pr Jr.. Indianapolis ..... 1459 Jcl",- Kirnr',, Indianapolis 1479 C-rorr AJirrd, Indianapolis 1 4 x K;twth Chrtjlensfn, Indianapclli 14H7 Tr ; Llnsrn lndianaixiU 1 4 A't ' H. Purr. IndlanapoHn. 1462 MJl AO KO. 3 frrt IMit, lrdlnapolls ...,1S1 "(! Tir'i I ;-r Ml'ii 1M2 .!r3 f,(H)rtki . Ielroll IfiOS rftjtrr. IndlanapclU. 147 ft Frffinlf Snyrtfr, lnaiannpi Us 1472 Carl Klndel, Indianapclli. 147 J--nn W'WKj. Ttildc, 0 14fl J-r -. small. Bryn. Ill ,.14S7 A. Surrlrx, Ttjlrdo. O 14 SO .'-r.r li'.urpn. Indiana pelts ....1454 S(it'Al NO. 4 T-icytim Cr.ii f 160K W!:?' lr!la Cfltraro.. . 1 ftd.S . .1. 1i.-n.ti Toledo 1!25 .-it. C,trn. Erif. Pa. ....lftl AdrlpR Carlton. Chicago... 1!S0S One Swmdier. tMiyton. O. 1S03 A:ort R Brandt. Lock port. N. Y... ...... 1 SOI Jaaiti AUbum. trie, Pa ...1S01 f rax. Kartntiser. Chicago ...1500 H- rd Prldse, Itroit 147 har-d Piocc. Chlrago 1473 .' ";r; srrr-aa Toledo 1422 A K'V.y. rayton. 0 1417 "i'm Khiitjarta, Trledn, o. 14 15 tdrtf Hin ? Krle, Pa 1407 - Hirimari. Chicago 1394 Skate Titles Chicago Tribune Preaa Service St. Paul, Jan. 31 Ken Henry, 1947 Chicago Tribune Silver Skates champion, heads the group of more than 50 Chicago skaters who will compete tomorrow and Sunday in the National Speed Skating meet on Lake Como. Henry, 1946 National intermediate boy's titleholder, will challenge for (the men's senior crown which will be defended by Bob Fitzgerald of Minneapolis. Winners of 22 Olympic regional trials also wil seek Fitzgerald's crown. The Olympic qualifiers will battle for places on the 1948 United States team next week on Lake Como. Five Chicagoana Qualify Henry qualified for the Olympic trials in the Illinois-Iowa-Missouii regional two weeks ago with four other Chicagoans: George Fischer, 1946 Silver Skates winner; Marvin Thomson, Tom Baacke, and Earl Solem. Pfggy Barber and Luetta Du Mez, representing the Elgin Skating club and the Catholic Youth organization, respectively, will compete in the senior women's class. Dick Well- ibank, Northwest Skating club, team- mate of Henry, is a strong contend-l yJl rl tsltlLKKti XKaJL jPrather of Champaign is a favorite Kn r,fv tn n i,m.inh n in the junior class and Jack Hein- KL1NG, FORMER CUB STAR, DIES j st and of C. Y. O. is expected to win the juvenile title. Bartholomew In Field Other outstanding men's senior contenders are Ken Bartholomew, the 1945 champion from Minneapolis; Mario Trafcli, Detroit; Bob Jahn, Cressville, N. J., and Fred K!ms. former major league baseball catcher and manager, died here tnnijrht after an illness of six weeks. i" was 71. Kling. who reached stardom with th Chicago Cubs and later man-aced Boston and Cincinnati of the National league, had suffered a heart attack on a train while re- Janci, Norwalk, Conn. turning to Kansas City from Miami, Fla Death was caused by a cerebral hemorrhage. Breaking into organized baseball nh Rockford, 111., of the old Western association in 1897, Kling joined the Chicago Cubs four years later ami in 11 seasons with that National lesciie dub played in four World CHICAGO GLOVES FIELD COMPLETE 371 Qualify; Sectional Action Opens Monday Three hundred seventy-one amateur boxers now are ready for Chicago's sectional Golden Gloves tournaments next, week which will lead to the city championship meet Feb. 17 In Marigold Gardens. The final group of 122 Golden Gloves candidates passed their tests last night in Catholic Youth organization center gymnasium. Among those who qualified last evening was John Holman, 1946 city Golden Gloves novice heavyweight champion, a representative of the Savoy Athletic club. F.ight from Fort Sheridan Kight members of the Fort Sheridan team qualified for competition in the north sectional tournament in Lyola university gymnasium. The sole open division contestant was Harvey Dunnington, 38 year old resident of 2934 Walton pi. The Fort Sheridan novice contestants out north will be Charley Darner, 118 pounds; Paul Newbury and Major Hickman, 126; Don Williams and James Meehan, 135; Bernard Meehan, 147; Bob Van Lue, Joe Grobovsky, and Robert Burns, 160, and Glenn Ford, heavyweight. The largest, group reporting last, night came from the Savoy Athletic club, which divided its enlry between the north and south side tournaments. The Savoy fighters are intent on regaining the trophy annually awarded by The Chicago Tribune Charities for the team championship in the city finals. That honor was won by the C. Y. O. in 1946. Action Starts Monday The south side tournament for both novice and open division boxers starts Monday night in St. Sabina gymnasium, 78th street and Racine av. Boxers will report between 4 and 6 p. m. for their second physical examinations and the first bout will start at 7 o'clock. Admission is $1 including tax. Seats are not reserved and the doors will be opened at 6:30 p. m. The south side tournament will continue Tuesday and the championships will be decided Thursday night. The north side tournament will start Wednesday at Loyola university, Loyola av. and Sheridan rd. It continues on Thursday and ends Friday night. Thus, for the first time since before the war, Chicago's sectional tournaments overlap. This year's registration is 45 per cent over 1946 and is the largest since 1942. College Basketball Green Gains Decision Over Mead at Garden New York, Jan. 31 P) Harold Green of Brooklyn tonight punched out a 10 round decision over Pete Mead of Grand Rapids, Mich., in Mad. ison Square Garden. Each weighed 154. Expect Jacobs to Quit Hospital In Few Days New York, Jan. 31 (A) Mike Jacobs is expected to leave St. Clare's hospital within a few days, attendants said today in announcing that the boxing promoter's condition was fine. LAST NIGHT'S RESULTS Loyola, 84: Bowling Green, 45. Oklahoma, A. and M., 44; lie rani, 37, f raniton. 48: Nile. 36. Toledo, 59: Michigan, HZ. Iowa, State Teachers, 4ft; Mornlngaide, 42. Nebraska, 65: Drake, 44. Ohio WeleTan, 85; Wabash. 84. Washington I St. Lonls, 42: Wichita V., 41. Cincinnati. 68; Marshall. 54. Long Island. 85; Foit I'll N. .!.. 37. Mouth Carolina. 57 Furman. 55. Miami tO.I, 89; Wright Field, 32. Maryland, 59; Washington A Lee, 50. - Westminister, 39; Tarkio, 36. Mount Union, 54; Marietta. 45. Quantico, 71; Lynchburg, 33, Alliance, 75; California State JPa., 47. Richmond, 49; Virginia Tech, 45. High Point, 57; Lenulr-Rh jne, 37. Tiffin, 66; ftannon. 48. Lawrence Tech., 65; Hillsdale, 4 9. La, Salle IPa.l, 5j Loyola (Bit. I. 43. Davidson. 67; Charleston S. C.J, 5S. Miami IFIa.J. S3; Tampa, 25. Mofxtra, 8ft; New Bedford, 40. New Turk I!., 78; Brooklyn mllege, 39. Baylor, 44; Tens A. A M.. 39, Thicl, 52; Buffalo Tearhers. 44. Connecticut, 68; New Hampshire. 38. Virginia Union, 53; Morgan college. 62. Oeorge Washington, 53; Kings Point. 47. Bloomsburg State, 60; Eiizabethtnwn, 48. Warrensburg, 33; Springfield, 30. Emporia, 38; Pittsburgh Teachers, 28. Concord, 67; filenyllle State, 65. Canislus. 43; Siena, 37. American International, 68; .Pratt. S2. Fastern Kentucky, 59; Mnrehead IKy.j, 48. 81. Cloud, 47; Bemldji Teachers. 46. Arkansaa, 59; Arkansas Slate Teachers, 35. Tiilane, 47; C.enrgla. Tech., 45, Washington college, 5H; Uallaudet, 45. Franklin. 77; Ball State. 85. Mississippi State, 58; Chattanooga, 32. Westminster, 39; Tarkln. 38. Ouachita, 66; Hendrix, 52. Farmington. 60; Plymouth Teachers, 57. Paterson, 71; Olassboro, 47. Mankato Teachers, 88; Dulutti Teachers, 35. Utah, 49; Colorado, 35. Hardin Simmons, 47; Texas Tech., 44. Montana U., 74; Montana State college, 55. Sterling, 57; McPherson, 43. Maryyille, 45; Rolla, 41. F.mnoria college, 37; Bethany, 31. Birmingham-Southern, 45; Spring Hill, 44. San Antonio A. A. F., 58; Mexico l! 39. N. Dakota State, 44; Dakota Wesleyan. 39. Springfield, 69; St. Anselm's. 49. Susquehanna, 57: York eollege Pa. 1, 49. Shippenshurg, 53; Slippery Rock, 48, Baker. 78; Jtorkhurst. 36. Mt. Mary's I Tr.as 1 . 49: Trinity. 39. Simpson, 82, Parsons, 38, Oregon State, 58; Washington, 52 I overtime I . Kansas Wesleyan, 48; Bethel, 46. C.A.MRS TONIGHT Illinois at Ohio Stale. Northwestern at Minnesota. Notre Dame vs. Kentucky In Louisville. Wheaton at Concordia. Loras at Detroit. Missioa House at Elmhurat. Wayne at Michigan State. Carbondale at Illinois Normal. Carleton a.t Cornell college. Mllllkin at Illinois college. Beloit at Coe. Knox at Grinnrll. Charleston at De Kalh. Illinois Wesleyan at North Central. Ohio at Butler. Wabash at Wooster. Karlhara. at Manchester. Indiana Central at Taylor. Valparaiso at Indiana State. Nebraska at Ottumwa Navy. Iowa State at Oklahoma. Wlchtt at St. Louis. South Dakota at CTeighton. Arkansas State at Bradley. Michigan Tech at Ferris. Augustan at Carthage. Army at Pennsylvania,, Georgia Tech at Alabama. Lafayette at Cornell, Navy at Duke. Mississippi at Tulane. Washington at Oregon State. Pittsburgh at Penn State. Southern Methodist at Texas Christian. Wichita at St. Louis. Villanova. at Yale. Ernie Nevers Will Wed Chicago Woman Today Ernie Nevers, former college and professional football star, and Margery Luxem Railton of Chicago will be married this afternoon in the home of Mrs. Railton's sister, Mrs. Frederick D. Countiss Jr., 33 E. Bellevue pi. Circuit Judge Harrington will perform the cererrumy. OKLA. AGGIES, LOYOLA REACH TOURNEY FINAL Bowling Green and De Paul Beaten BY WILFRID SMITH Loyola university versus Okla homa A. & M., National Collegiate A. A. basketball champion! That's the pairing for the Chicago Sta dium's four team tournament final tonight. The Aggies whipped De Paul in the second game of the opening round robin program last night, 44 to 37, and actually had a far easier contest than this score would seem to indicate. In the opening scrap, the Loyola Ramblers, by a sudden spurt, piled up an 18 to 3 lead over Bowling Green's Falcons which eventually became a 54 to 45 victory. A crowd of 6,195 saw the double header. De Paul Seeks 3d Piac.e Tonight's opening game will match De Paul and Bowling Green for third place. Loyola previously had divided a home and home series with the Falcons. In nine minutes last night, Loyola shot too far ahead for suc cessful pursuit. It was the Ramblers' first Stadium appearance in five years. The Demons fought on even terms with the Aggies for seven minutes. They led three times, the last at 11 to 10, before Joe Bradley's long goal put Oklahoma A. & M. in front. Five minutes before intermission, De Paul trailed by only three points, then the Aggies took a 27 to 17 half time lead. Aggies Take Command De Paul's attack then collapsed. Whitey Kachan's field goal was the only successful toss from the floor in 13 minutes. In this time the Aggies had complete control at 37 to 21. The Aggies" defense massed around Eddie Mikan under the board, yet Mikan got five field goals and made six of nine free throws. De Paul's late rally was futile. Bowling Green's starting five couldn't cope with Loyola and was withdrawn after eight minutes. The Ramblers led at half time. 37 to 19, and kept control at the end with a semi-stalling attack after the Falcons cut the gap to 50-39. Jack Kerris scored nine goals for Loyola, altho withheld part of the time after committing four fouls. Lineups: sasaxaasxaMMMMaaSa M' WEST POINTERS HEAR FOREIGN DUTY SIGNALS Loyola 154 B F Dwan.f Earle. f Kerris, c Nagle.g Bngdanski.t Blullt.c Kenney.g Hlldebrand.f Bowling Green (45 B F F Inman.f Green.f Otten.e Knlerlm.f Kublak.g Conroy.t Payak.f Share.e Spelcher.f Weber, c Half time score Loyola, 37; Bowling Green. 19 Free throws missed Bowling Green: Otten r2 1. Payak 121. Weber (5J. lnman. Speichtr 31: Loyola: Dwan. (5, Earle 131. Nagle 121. Kenney. Referee Sam Pecararo Dallaa. Umpire Ike Craig I Illinois Wesleyan J. IWhile Arch Ward is on vacation, the Wake is being edited by tnem-l bers of the sports staff.! EMBERS of the 1931-'32 Toronto hockey team were given season j passes to all attractions presented the following year in- Maple Leaf Gardens. . . . Only two of that squad still are able to crash i gates, and then it is for hockey only. . . . King Clancy now is a. National Hockey league referee, and tho many Chicago fans say he: should pay to get in, he doesn't. . . . Happy Day, now the Leaf coach,; is the other member of the 1931-'32 sextet still privileged to brush Ihej turnstiles. . . . The White Sox didn't quite do a million dollar business at the gate last season, but they'll continue to travel to California in de luxe style on an extra fare streamliner. . . . The Cubs will move via a slower caravan, but will leave five days earlier than their south side neighbors. . . . No hurry, anyhow. The teams play their first exhibition games with each other on March 8 in Los Angeles. . . . James J. White, Ail-American tackle at Notre Dame in 1943, now a member of the New York football Giants, and Miss Marion Patricia Leech will be married Feb. 8 in Edgewater, N. J. . . . Manager Teddy Lyons hopes Jack Wallaesa, former Athletic, will develop into the regular shortstop, thereby enabling the ageing Luke Appling to switch to third. . . . Ted 1 still thinks Luke could take his old job and hold it if need be, however. ; . . . Says Lyons, " ThatGeorgia boy, for all his 17 years out there, still is tops in my book." . . . Eldon Steffen, 165 pound wrestling candidate at the University of Illinois, from Carlock, 111., won 13 letters at Normal Community High school, four each in track, baseball, and basketball, and one in football. The new president of the Southern Baseball association, Charles i Ilurth, is a nephew, by marriage, of Branch Rickey. . . . Georgia Tech ! hill. Secretary of War Patterson failed after a determined effort to lure Herman Hickman away from West ! acted swiftly. He not only turned Point as the new Yellowiacket line coach. . . . The Job went to Ray! them down, but virtually tabbed Graves of the Philadelphia Eagles. . . . Three former Minnesota athletes now in professional football Bill Daley, Bobby Paffrath, and Gordy Paschke are back in school for the winter quarter. . . . Bob Cotton Hughes, freshman forward on the Northwestern university basketball squad, hails from West Frankfort, 111., home town of Max! Football Furloughs Ruled Out Washington, Jan. 31 7P) Three West Point football stars Felix Blanchard, Glenn Davis, and Barney Poole were thrown for a big monetary loss today when the war department rejected their requests for furloughs to play pro footbalL They had asked for four months fall leave without pay following their graduation next June, it was disclosed yesterday. With a clamor of opposition t heir requests rising on Capitol them for service overseas where, h said, " there is a shortage of second lieutenants." Thus, when another gridiron season rolls around, the famous trio mav Ho far from the. marina r-rnarr! Morris, star basketball forward and football end last year. . . . Clyde;. d th bi2. mon(.v Lanasey or fsaigore, iex., wno collected ix letters m iour years or stardom at Louisiana State university, will be graduated with his most coveted award, a B-plus average In academic ability. . . . Ted Sepkowski, rookie outfield candidate with the Cleveland Indians, won Manager Lou Boudreau's attention in a single game. . . . Playing with the Curtis Bay-Coast Guard nine in 1945, Ted slammed two home runs off Indian rangers in an exnioition contest. . . . lie Decame uieveiana property tnat ; ment cannot favorably consider very day. I granting extended leave of absenc No Private Enterprise The war department's formal aa nouncement said: t " The requirements of military training and service for young officers are such that the war depart- Okla. A. 4 M B Bennett.! Rogers.! Halbert.c Bradley.g- Williams, Amaya.f Harris. e Bogert.g: Jaquet.g Shoulders, f Shelton.c f441 F P De Paul 371 B F P Stump. I 2 0 3 Gillespie.f 0 13 E. Mikan, c 5 6 1 Kach&n.g 3 12 Vukovlch.r 0 0 1 Federlnko.f 0 0 2 Allen, c A O 2 DIBenedetto.f 12 0 Leddv.g 10 2 Coorlas.f 112 A M 27; Hull time acore Oklahoma A Free throws declined Oklahoma A. A M. Free throws missed Oklahoma A. M Harris. Rogers: De Paul Mikan f 3 J . Karhan. Federinko. Allen I 2 I, Coorlas (2J. nrfcrer Jim Enrlght (Western Michigan. Umpire Rem Meyers Chicago!. KEISER SCORES RECORD 62 TO LEAD AT TUCSON Tucson, Ariz., Jan. 31 (Herman Keiser of Akron, O., jumped into the lead today in the 72 hole $10,000 Tucson Open golf tournament by setting a new course record of 62 and posting a half way total of 129. Othr scores: Lew Worsham. Washington 88 65 131 Jim Demaret, Houston. , 67 68 133 Jim Ferrler, Chicago 67 86 133 Skip Alexander, Lexington, N. C. 70 64 134 Vic Ghezzl, Knoxville, Tenn 66 68 134 George Schoux, San Bruno. Cal..67 87 134 Jimmy Gauntt. Tulsa 69 65 134 Harold McSpaden. Santord, Me. ..87 67 134 Hnrton smith. Detroit 67 6R 1SS Chirk Harbett. Farmington. Mich. 67 68 13S Kd Oliver, Wilmington, nel 66 69 135 Jim Clark. Huntington Park, Cal.63 72 13S Lloyd Mangrum. Chicago 70 65 138 Ben Hogan. Hershey. Pa 87 68 135 Erlck Monti, Los Angeles 66 89 135 Ed Furgol, Detroit 7D 66 136 Dale Andreason. Los Angeles 67 69 136 Jim Turnesa. White Plalnes, N. Y.65 71 136 H. Barron, White Plains. N. Y....69 67 136 Toney Penna, Cincinnati ...71 65 136 Clayton Heafner, Charlotte, N. C.64 72 136 Fight Decisions LAST NIGHT At Madison Square Garden Harold Green beat Pete Mead 10; Lou Valles beat Vlnnie Rossano 18; Baby Beau beat Johnny Maza- nohle 16; Billy Kilroy beat Tony Bertucci 61. At Rainbo Fronton Loula tKld Cocoa beat Bobby Richardson 101: Dick Hammond knocked out John Buttram (41; John Varcy beat Kd Rawlins. 4; Jim Arnold and Jack Thompson drew, 14; Baby Amador knocked out Pat Bradley 3; Horace Wilkins knocked out f .on Ogletree 1.3 1- MOON MUIXINS c Ifj-eg-UH-rM THE PATIENT lljf WllgTfTT "ro TA fee ' MY WORDST PATIENT .rT f MoS VP ( 6L ffS .,i,oCr waATk-S SI'S. HE'S CBJECT.rJ.6 MOON STAYED IN THERE LAST a fc L V--ar JPooB A?L THE I BAVC. i NI6HT AND I MOVED INTO THIS 7p0ce!) p3 - dVSjSk:? FTSi EMPTY ROOM SO HIS SN0R1N6 1 &X 1 P i ZMU -- j ' "" 11 i.i-. uuma.il i - '-" 1 , - - ' " ff fl I IT Ifll llfT "ll ' IT Please Let. Me Sing Please let me sing, I was born to xinff On the, winy in the blue above; Of no other thing do I care to sing But the story of infinite love. j Please let me sing as the days roll by, Let me sing and laugh and give; The moment I sigh I begin to die. So please let me sing and live. W. J. Griffith Uttie White. Lie That's the best joke I ever heard, boss. Rich of I. H. C Sinecur Chaperon in an old people's home. The Left Handed Dane. She's Not Kidding My wife says, "Dear, I may sound dippy. You should make dough Like Charley Trippi. Vic L. This Unchanging World Our little steno says: "Things are just the same. You still can't trust grandma with a wolf." The Earl of Urbana. Most of Them Are A kid in our block who knows his baseball tells me his mother is a pretty good switch hitter. Roxy of Rockton. Mutual Mockery How often do the gentlemen Make fun of us when we Are delving in a bulging purse For something we can't sec. But have you ever watched THEM search In pockets, one by one. To find a match, perhaps a coin. Now that 1 REALLY fun. Hilda Butler Farr Pet Peeves To apply my lipstick then remember I haven't brushed my teeth. Dug the Duchess. Women who refuse to wear glasses but will ask others to read the price tags for them. Margie-Jo. Glasow's Gloombusters If there must be another depres sion, let's make it the small economy size. How come Hollywood is straining for new ideas when a Shakespearean revival is breaking box office records? Arnold Glasow Man the Lifeboats! That " reservoir of good will ' for us described in "One World" seems to have sprung a few leaks. Allen of Peoria. Thlnkogram Some people always get to the end of their rope quickly because they hand so many different people a line. HoJo. Famous Last Words O, well, I suppose just one more won't do me any harm. Augie, the Miller. Do Vou Remember "Way Back When: Flashlight pictures were taken by Igniting magnesium powder which gave a blinding light and left every one fJP ! I choking and coughing? And the pictures showed most of the subjects with eyes closed? Knave o" the Winds. The A. N. Puimer penmanship method with Us special pens and certificates was the rage in schools? F. Fohton de Cleve. Game wardens were unheard of and we hunted and fished the year 'round without a license? Ole Jorgen Gjcrul-daen. The neighborhood grocer's small son ran around the neighborhood announcing that his dad had Just come back from the town bakery with a supply of fresh yeast? C. F., Freeport. 111. Come Right In I'd like to add my 4 year old granddaughter's latest to your streamlined word department. Combing her hair, she remarked, " My, but it's snargled," meaning snarled and tangled, of course. Brownie, Ex-Beverly Hills. Durand Doings Notice The Silver Cornet bands will hold its first practice meeting in the Town Hall Saturday night. Members are not supposed to wear their new uniforms. Three new photografs and reward notices have been posted in our postoffice. The Duke of Paducah The Wake Depends Upon Ita Friends. Help! Help! That's Good, Too The Wake has been turning down so many of my contributions that I find I am buying The Tribune just to read the news. Gus Clark. Ten Years Ago Today Jim Kelly, athletic director at De Paul, was named track coach at the University of Minnesota. . . . Ohio State beat the Chicago quintet, 19 to 16. for engaging in private enterprise. " It is the current practice to send all newly commissioned officers tr army service schools for a period cf several months of additional train ing before joining their units. Fot lowing this schooling such officer are now being sent on foreign serv ice where there is a shortage of seo ond lieutenants. " In making this decision, careful consideration was given to all factors involved including those peculiar to the cases in question. " The secretary of war felt that any other decision would be inim ical to the best interests of tha service." Patterson's mention cf a need for lieutenants abroad could mean that Blanchard, Davis, and Poole might not even see a professional game, let alone play in one. Congressmen Speak Up It also was in line with a sug gestion by Chairman Andrews R-, N. Y.J of the house armed services committee, that the three be assigned to occupation duty in Germany or Japan just like many another " shavetail." Even before Patterson announced his ruling, congressmen lined up against the players bid to play for pay. The question arose as to the possibility of their resigning from the army. However, when a cadet enters West Point he is pledged to serve eight years, including the four he spends at the academy. One officer said there might be a question whether resignations would be accepted. Also, while Patterson didn't mention it, there is a 1916 law which apparently forbids leave for individuals if they plan to "compete against a civilian in civilian t tivities. Twjman Leads Critic, Rep. Tvvyman IR.. III., a navy veteran of both world wars, quar terbacked the Capito! Hill move against granting the requested leaves. Twyman told newsmen he was shocked that the department even, gave serious thought to the appli cations. ! Rep. Goff R., Idaho, an ex-football player, commented that, if Blanchard, Davis, and Poole are granted the requested leave, " the lowliest unheralded private would be entitled to an equal opportunity to be released from his military duties to make more money on the outside." "I do not want to judge the three cadets harshly," Goff added, "for behind it all is probably the urging of promoters who have their eyes on gate receipts, but Blanchard, Davis, and Poole ought to remember the draftees who faced combat dangers and hardships in Europe or the Pacific while, safe on the Hudson, they were enjoying a military education at public expense." BOND IS SET IN FOOTBALL 'FIX9; DELAY RING CASE New York, Jan. 31 P) David Pete Krakauer, identified by the district attorney's office as a gambler who handled $70,000 in bets in a day, surrendered today on eharges he participated in the attempted fix of the Dec. 15 National Football league title game. General Sessions Judge James G. Wallace set bail of $35,000 for Krakauer after the former convict had pleaded innocent. In another phase of New York's! sports gambling inquiry, the state athletic commission today put off until Tuesday its hearing on the $100,000 bribe offer to Middleweight Contender Rocky Graziano to throw Madison Square Garden bout. BOXING'S BIGGEST SHOW The Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions long has been recognized as amateur boxing's biggest show. This Is the 20th year and tickets, as always, will be In demand. Mall orders now will be accepted for the bouts In the Chicago Stadium. The prices: Tournament of Champions Feb. 24 and 25 $1.25 and 80c Semi-finals Feb. 26 $2 and $1.25 Tickets for fhe Finals March 7 in the Stadium 34 Chicago's city finals will be held in Marigold Gardens Feb. 17. Tickets are $2.50 and $2. Mail orders should be addressed to Golden Gloves Ticker Manager, Tribune Tower, Chicago II. Make checks payable to The Chicago Tribune Charities, Inc. Inclose self-addressed stamped envelope. Tickets will be mailed before Feb. 10. .1 aa aOWsua i.aVaX ii fi i ti-1 a"! r- nra -

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