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By B RAVEN DYER Turkeys are dead ducks it this time of the year but the geese, at least a few of them, can still enjoy life at Holly, wood Tark, thanks to pretty Doris Peterson. Doris Is Hollywood's "goose Rirl" for 1914, as those of you who have visited the track " lust know by this time. There are close to 250 Reese roaming around out there and they're beautiful, too. Me. . I prefer Doris. "Iy job is to look after the geese," said Doris yesterday as we chatted between races. "Now and then, if you let them come too close, they'll try to take a little nip. So far, I ve managed to escape." SEATTLE-BOR.V Doris Is 19 years of age and was born In Seattle. Her family is of Swedish extraction and moved to Southern California about 15 years ago. Her father Is a defense worker and recently purchased a new home in Inglewood. Doris ha3 a brother fighting with the marines. Doris has blond hair, blue yes, weighs 115 pounds and is 5 feet 2 inches In height. She attended Hollywood Professional School and acted in Ken Murray's Blackouts of 1942. "My hobby Is cooking and my favorite actor is Orson Welles." continued Miss Peterson. "I aiore sports of all kinds. My greatest interest, oddly, Is in horses. I love to , ride more than anything I know. BIOVIES XO LURE "No, i never have done , much singing and never have appeared on the radio. Yes, I've had several movie offers but I don't want to be in pictures. "My ambition is eventually to live on a ranch in the valley, own a few horses and three more dogs like the great Dane that I have now." Miss Peterson, as you should be able to tell, by now, is a typical American girl, only she's a little more beautiful than the average. I almost . wished I was a feathered fowl SO She could Wppn met In lino NEUTRAL VERDICT Some of my Big Ten friends have asked for a neutral ob server's opinion relative to the strength of the Ohio State team. S t a n 1 e y Woodward, a-ports editor of the New York Herald Tribune, watched the Buckeyes win the title by trimming Michigan and batted out this column: "There is no use pretending that the Ohio State football team which won the Western Conference championship by beating Michigan, 18 to 14, Satr urday, is even a pale copy of a peacetime conference champion. It is just a good, fast, little team which is surprisingly poised and well drilled in view of the fact it includes so many immature players. It has one full-scale, unmistakable ail-American i.e., Les Horvath. "Not only is this operative an eminent workman in all backfield departments, but he appears to be assistant coach on the field as well. He calls the plays, rallies the attack, blows tne noses of his 17-year-old coplayers and takes a terrible pounding, which he disregards. .HORVATH GREAT "A team composed of 11 Hor-vaths would be unbeatable. Ohio, having only one, would be taken apart if it should mix with such powerhouses as Army and Navy. Thi3 Buckeye team is very thin in man power. Apparently it has only three substitutes whom Carroll Widdoes, coach, employs with full confidence. One is Tom Keane, 17-year-old Bel-laire (O.) fugitive from Notre Dame Frank Wallace, who takes over the quarterback Job when Horvath moves to right half. The others are Warren Amling, who relieves any of the center linemen, and Nat Brown, Negro defensive fullback. "This team Is a wartime curiosity, for it employs only civilian labor. Here is a military report on the first eleven: Left end. Jack Duesrer, 4F; left tackle. Rill Willis, 4F; left guard, Tom Snyder, 17 years old; center, Gordon Appleby, 4F; right guard, Bill Hackett, 2A (veterinary student:) right tarkle, Russ Thomas, 4F; right end, Traian Dendiu, 17; quarterback, Les Horvath, 2A (dental student;) left half, Dick Flanagan, 17; right half, Bob Brugge, 17; fullback, Ollie Cline, 4F. OLD-TIME FERVOR "The victory over Michigan was celebrated in Columbus and environs with wassail and hilarity of peacetime violence. Ohio holds the championship in football sehizophrenia and guards the title jealously. Appropriately the State symbol U a nut." Webster's Dictionary: A type nf psychosis character i:ed by lots of contact vith the environment and by disintegration of the personality. It includes dementia praecox end' some related forms of in-lanity. k isf7z ' ... ' 5 s J " ' . CC PART II 7 Randolph Field Gridders Due Here Tonight for Flyer Tilt T Intel photo by Al Humphrera COUNT THE GEESE! The photographer catches lovefy Doris Peterson, Hollywood Park s goose girl," gnawing on a drumstick while drifting around the infield lake. We thought she was supposed to guard the wild fowl, not eat 'em! Panther Puck Team Bolstered In an all-out effort to load the Pasadena Panthers with enough power to break up the Hollywood Wolfpack tonight at the Pan-Pacific Auditorium. Coach Charlie Sands came up with a player trade and signed two de-fensemen for the tilt. Sands made hi? plas-er trade with Coach Tom Murray of the Wolves, giving the ' Wolfpack Jerry Junkin for Viatettr Auger, both wingmen. Getting Auger brings the Panther "Flying Frenchman" line back into existence, as he'll work with Wincman Len Drouil- lard and Ray Ledue. Newest boy to be signed by Sands, who'll confine his efforts to coaching, is .Jim Jamieson, on loan from the Pittsburgh Hornets. With the New York Rangers last year, Jamieson is reported to be a rugged, heady player who really smacks the charging wingmen. Hollywood Position Trio Tied for Medal in Crown City Qualifying BV JACK CIRXOW A trio of amateur golfers, Lou Clayton, Virgil Snodgrass and the one and only Babe Didrikson Zaharias, tied for medal hon ors as qualifying closed yesterday for the Pasadena city cham pionship which opens tomorrow at Brookside Park. Each posted identical rounds of 37-3774. A coin wa3 flipped to spot places of the medalists in making up match play pairings. Kim Halm Nnvirkl Mr Brll Mlrt! O. -L D. R D. C J? W. L W. Brttletu Ltclue Trouulrd Hill. Hollywood mm Covrt. Junkin, o nn Pdm arum KrtU. Bradbury Burn. Fm. Rancjers Get Bowl Feeler The potent Superbombers of the 2nd Air Force, Colorado Springs. Colo., will play in the annual Sun Bowl grid classic at El Paso,' Tex., Jan. 1, Dr. R. B. Homan, chairman of the game selection committee, announced yesterday. Dr. Homan said the Super-bombers' opponent probably will be another service team. Dr. Homan said that meanwhile the Hollywood Rangers, local professional team, has been "tendered a feeler. However, no formal bid has been offered yet," he said. The Rangers won 11 straight American League games by lopsided scores in West Coast pro competition. Dr. Homan said Maxwell Field, Ala., and Keesler Field of Biloxl, Miss., are among service teams being considered. S.C. Cagers Trim Dental Five, 46-10 Bobby Muth's University of Southern California basketball-ers crushed the Trojan dental school five, 46-10, yesterday on the S.C. court. Next S C. showing is Friday against Caltech at Troy. Tro)iin (46) Eron (8) Mnrly 7 Erirkoon (3) Moy (S) Orahsm 8t Srorinc iul: Tronrui Sherwood 12.1 Jones n NirklotT (1.) Dvnrals Brunwm 3.) Unnrtcht (2) Hlt-t!m Koro: TroJuni, 2H; Dmtali. 4. Berry Tangles With Morelli Wild Red Berry, world's light-heavyweight titleholder, gets a tough assignment tonight at Olympic Auditorium when he stacks up with the colorful Tony Morelli, one hour time limit, best two-out-of-three falls. The Berry-Morelli match is one-third of a triple main event bill. Abe (King Kong) Kashey, wild Syrian villain, tackles Ray Steele., 'Wee Willie Davis meets Vic Christy in the first one-hour match, best two-out-of-three falls. George (K.O.) Koverly, newly crowned Pacific Coast heavyweight titleholder, locks horns with Billy Bartush, 2t0-pound Chicago giant, in the added attraction, by order of the State Athletic Commission. The curtain raiser, one fall, 30 minutes, brings together cyclonic Irish Frank Taylor and Myron Cox, Venice stylist. I Snodgrass, a veteran shotmaker who used to call Flinfridge his home club before it folded, took No. 1 place in the pairings 'and meets J. M. McDearman. Clayton, manager of Jimmy Durante, tops the lower bracket and meets George Darsie, veteran of Annandale. The Babe was placed in the first snot of the second half of the top bracket and meets Howard Teeter, fellow club member from Rolling Hills. Here are the titie pairings, with qualifying scores in parentheses: cepitn BRACKET-11 VViri 8nodra (74) r: J. M Mcrvurmtn " ' Tl. Jin Me- Colt Burns Up Track Post Graduate Runs Six Furlongs in Near Record Time BY PAIL liOWRY They've got a new horse to beat in the $20,000 Starlet Stakes at Hollywood Park next Saturday. He carries the college boy handle of Post Graduate and yesterday he gave a real college try in coming from behind to run the fastest six furlongs around one turn that any 2-year-old has registered in the United States this year. Near Record Time His time of 1:10 2-5 with 110 pounds on his back in the person of Jockey Hedley Wood-house is only one-fifth ?f a second behind the track record held by the older Big Ben. Post Graduate did his stuff in the Salpinctes, prep for the huge field of juveniles which has been nominated for the Starlet, and he knocked down the ears of some of the fastest youngsters at the track. Iouis B. Mayer's Pater was ih hnt T-trv-S favnrit hut. while he cot off to a nice lead and! held it all the way to the final yards, it was not enough to stall off Post Graduate as the new star roared up on the outside and shoved his nose over the line in front. Post Graduate is owned by La Favorita Stable, nom de course of the B. DiGiorgios, wealthy Californians. They purchased the colt, a son of the imported Rhodes Scholar, from G. D. Wld-ener, his breeder, in the East. Post Graduate ran once for the DiGiorgios in New York and then was shipped West. He won at the first asking at Hollywood. Yesterday was his second local start. Photo Finih Supporting the Salpinctes, the mile and one-sixteenth Mintagon Handicap penerated one of the closest photo finishes of the meeting between C. I. Yeager's fite Mtjjete (Suite WEDNESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 6, 1944 ROSE BOWL SELLOUT No more public applications for Rose Rowl tickets will be accepted, it was decreed last night by Arnold Eddy, University of Southern California business manager of athletics. "Should any seats remain for public sale after orders now on hand have been filled, such tickets will be placed on retail sale," said Eddy. "However, 1 very much doubt that any will remain after all orders from the pub lic and preferred purchasers have been filled." Eddy said that one-fourth of the tickets already sold have been purchased by the general public. Because of anticipated orders from Trojan and Tennessee alumni, season ticket holders and Pasadena Tournament of Roses boosters, it is not expected that any more tickets will be available to the public. Definite information won't be available however, before next week, he said. Moron in Upset Draw With Thomas at Olympic Classy Boxers On at Legion Some of the best amateur boxers in Southern California will be featured at Hollywood Legion Stadium tonight when the weekly program of 10 four-round bouts is staged. Sailor Corona meets Jimmy Shans in the main event. Coro na keyoed Johnny Alpeza in jig time on his last appearance here. Robert Jackson goes after hi3 fifth straight knockout in this arena when he faces Bill Hayes. 11 OA- J:m Erratt Mttnn t?o ) 1 1 lo C:rnc Hihra 75l Tl. J. Ed-mundiwin ' 7 ) U 15 Bud ZuTarrni (771 t. Jim Thompson i79.) 11 20 -nana Jihinu (74) rt Rovird T'r 177 In J Uvlnr, rSirnmlnca 11 23 H. Jamra (7 t. Art Dauhrty Jirni"K mm " (79 I 11 :Jn -Oscar Hobr 7 TV Hals Wolf i7 1 11 34 Hm Cola I7R) r. B. P. Walker (7. tOWBl BRACKET 11 40 Lou Clayton 74 . 0orir BY ST I ART BKLL In another one of those upsets last night, Nick Moran, 140li, held John Thomas, -130, to a draw in a whirlwind scrap of 10 rounds at the Olympic Auditorium before an almost capacity crowd of 9000. Referee Billy Kershner and Judge Frankie Dolan scorecf it even while Judge Reggie Gil-more called Thomas the winner, 58 points to 52. It took all of Thomas's ring-craft to eke out a draw, Moran driving in for a knockout in the fourth, fifth, seventh and eighth 11, 4 Wtllia BaHr (7i a. Al Bun the Wire, Paula's Lulu. It was msriT minutes before the judges decided that Para sang had a whisker advantage over the hard-hitting mare at Dental (10) F. Hattem P. lundarm I2 C. Saaehorn i4 G. Jarkon O. Campbell Kloppenburq Guides Marshall Cage Victory Marshall (SO) Rloppenhurc 18 Ha (10) Saltman (4) Cold 5 Shorten (1) F. F. C. O. O. Belmont (IB) Hobba (4 Ouam (1) Oiletta flOi Bllva Patron 1) Half time: Marshall. 27: Belmont. 7. Scoring subs: Marshall Renemi 2.) Palma 'ft.) Mason (4.) Belmont Rivera (2.) B score: Belmont, 2ft: Marshall. 14. (79 ) 11 SO H. Grand (7 a. m. K. Me-Creare i7ft i 11 5J-French LeBiano (77) a. Al Collier 79.i 13 noon -Milt Wershaw (75) ti, J. M Barnes tTft ) 12 OS-Murre McClellan 77) s. Johnny Weismuller 7,i 12:11V r Pederson (") ts. Arkte Blan-kenship i7 i 12 15 Horace Heidt (7) T. Robert Conrad (79.) FIRST FLIGHT (Tim 10:30 to II) Paul Primrose 179) s. Dirk Barton il.) Keiijr Pou I son iRO vs. Art Raine-tiiic iR2 ) Dr. U. O McCormirk BOi vs. Lea Collins '1. Bob Lons el) vs. Hal Peterson A2.) Aubrey Devlne (OA) vs. C. O. White (81;) Bob SpUier iRO) ts. Al Deeter i2 Keith Ward (SO) s. Lt. Bob Ridell !;) W. R. Carter (81) vs. Jim Duaaa t82.) SECOND FLIGHT (Time 10 to 10:30) Stan Oranrlon (82) vs. Al Lindberf (84.1 Sam Peacock 83 vs. Abe Chapman tR5.) Bennio Miller 82) vs. Dave Stanford 84.) H. D. Wrtsht (83) vs. Llovd CTirUmsn (85:) Robert Keller (821 va. Walter Meri 84.) Emll Wicht 8.D vs Oeorte Zshar-.aa '85.) Oeorna Haie '83) va Dr. H. C. Hector (85: i J. E. Peck (84) vs. Phil Covintton 186.) THIRD FLIGHT (Time 9:30 to 10) H. W. Greene (88) vs. L. Wallace Brown '88;) Georse Evre '87i vs. J. B-Weed R9 ) Louie Wemel '881 vs. T. L. Farnsworth '89:) S'an Patterson '88i vs. Joe McFarland i90 Rsv Blood I8(!) vs. George Williams '88:) Hsrrv Yeakev i87i vs. Paul Wilev 8fl; Ed Schweitzer '87) vs. Robert Bpiers (89 ) Vic Swan 88) vs. Georie Sullivan 'SO ) FOURTH FLIGHT (Tims ( to 8:30) H. Jt Morrison 'SO) vs. Gen Baldwin 198:) Max Giants (93) vs. bye; H. R. Ocheltre (91) vs. bra: Dick John-son '951 vs. bre: Bob Westereck 192) va. W. C. Erbes (109:) Jerry Town (93) vs. bre. Joe Buasona (91) vs. by a; Xd Bartlatt (98) vs. bra. One of the dav's features was the completion of a riding triple by Ralph Neves, the Portuguese pepperpot, who therein strengtn-ened a lead he enjoyed on rivals at the end of 21 days of racing. Neves scored with Tica Tica in the second at $1 00, Triplane at $7.80 in the third and Gerald T at $10 20 in the fourth. He almost made it four, but was nosed out with Flying Dot by Fuego in the eighth. The triple gave Neves 21 winners for the 25 days of the meet-ins; and put him five ahead of Johnny Adams. Trojans Drill for Rose Bowl Because of injury to regular backs and the necessity of building up reserves, Coach Jeff C'ra- Army Grids New National Kings NEW YORK, Dec. 5. W Army is the best football team in the collegiate world and the unbeaten Randolph Field Flyers from Texas hold a similar honor among the service teams, 121 sports critics throughout the country decided today. Voting in the final weekly Associated Press football poll of the season the newspapermen listed the Cadets as the best eleven on 05 ballots and ranked the Texas Flyers, selected as one of the Oil Bowl teams today, tups on 17. Leading teams, determined on a basis of 10 points for each first-place vote, nine for second, eight for third, etc. First -place votes in parentheses:) TOP TEH Army OS) Ohio Btste 5I . S41 Randolph Field (17) Navy 713 Rainbrlflee (3) osj Iowa Preflieht (1) 4M Snuihern California 427 Mirnian Notre Dsme 35S 4th Air Force 154 SECOND TEN II Duke. 149: 12. Tennessee. 132: 13. Georgia Tech. R0: 14, Norman 'Okla.i Navy, ,0: IS. Illinois, 47: 16, F.l Tom iCal ) Marines. 35; 17. Great Lakes. 33: 18. Fort Pierce. 32: 19. St. Mary's Pre-flight, 31: 20. 2nd Air Force. 27. ALSO RANS vath's Trojans will resume prac-i Pmr:' " m.T it. ai- hnma. is: viraima, is; wane r-orest. y: Yal. 7; Tulsa. 4: Pennsylvsnta. 2: 3rd Air Force. 1: Norlh Carolina State. 1; Indiana. 1. rounds and only being frustrated by Thomas's ability to tie him up and beat him in the infighting. The fourth heat was a slashing, gruelling affair in which Moran drove Thomas all about the ring, winging away with lefts and rights to the body and head. Renins to Tire The fifth was a repetition but Moran began to tire. However, he came back in the seventh and eighth with two-fisted rallies that earned him the edge in each canto. Thomas was stronger and his experience told late in the fight. He was a 3-to-l favorite. Bobby Jackson, 131, continued along the unbeaten path in the semi-windup when he defeated Abel Lucero, 132 '.a, in six rounds. Bobby had too many guns and won easily. Fast Fours Two fast four-rounders set a hot pace for the show. In the first Sonny Hill, 137, decisioned Bucky O'Connor, 136. Hill had O'Connor down for nine counts in each of the first three rounds. In another Cpl. Steve Lud-man, 1R9, outpunched Leonard Mix. 175. It was a rematch after Ludman won last week. Other fours: Frankie Leiber-man, 132!4, registered a t.k.o. in the second over Bob Ingram, 130, and Julio Franco, 130, decisioned Torpedo Reed, 130 V4. South Gate Cagers Cop 45 to 34 Win Over Bell South Gat (49) Tower (8) F. Small (4) F. Joeke! 19) C. Annastas G. Baker (2) O. Bell (34) Lunn (3) Nulan (1) DeVrtes (til Hawkins (111 Sellers (7) Half time- South Gate. 30: Bell. 14 Scorina subs: South Gale Mosler (2.) Raima 12.) Pierce (2.) Gile (S.) Bell George '8.) B score: B!l. 29: South Gate. 9. Prep Cage Scores NOSTHCKM LEAGCK Marshall. SO; Belmont. 18. Wilson. 38: Franklin. 24. Lincoln, 60: Katie Rock. 31. EASTERN LEAGtHE Huntington Park. 67; Rlla, 36. South OS". 43: Bell. 34. Garfield, 47; Jordan. IS. VALI.ET I.EAGt'E Canota Park. 44: Van Nuys. 31 North Hollywood, 48: Verduao Hills, 28. SOUTHERN LF.AGl'E Manual Arts. 23: Fremont, 24. Polvterhnlc, 24; Roosevelt. 23. Wa.hinatnn. 32: Jcflerson. 31. MARINE I.EAftt'E San Pedro, 51; Rannlnc, 32. Narbonne. 54; Gardena, 50. WESTERN LEAOt'E University. 40: Los Antelea, 27. Dorsey, 33: Hamilton. 29. Ftirfs. 30: Hollywood. 23 Venice, 27; Santa Monica, 21 (practice.) OTHERS Beverlv Hitls. 99: Long Reach Wilson, 27. Prrls. 42: Redlanda. 28 Hoover Glendale. 27: in Monta, JS. Burbank. 48; Monteoelio. 39. University Basketeers Blast Romans, 40-27 Los Anaelea (27) Pensak (1) Rosens teln Km a (8) Lindstrom Gorman 8s University (40) Bowln (3) Keller (11) Stone (12) Richards (4) Abne (7) 32; Los An- Haif time: rrnrrerslrr. teles, is. Scorlnc tuba: Los Anieles Seseny (4.) Goorgian (5.1 Talmsdse (5 ) University Hatch (2.) Chrtstensen (1.) B score: university. 25; Los Anaelea. S3. Norminton Paces Win Fremont (24) Martin (5) Pearson. (4) Ricks (51 Tsckett (2) Breeland 2) Manual Arts (25) F. Grosa (8) F. Hall (4) C. Norminton 9) G. McFarlsnd 2i G. Willey (2i Half time: Fremont. 12: Manual Arts. 8. Fremont scorina sub: Bnrlow (8.) Bee score: Fremont, 24: Manual Arts. 15. North Hollywood Wins Verduao Hills (28) No. Hollywood (48) Smith (2) F. Curry (81 Taylor (51 F. Hodges (20) Wyrick (13) C. Bach () Hesa (2) O. Goldsberry (2) Harninc (2) t O. Cleary (2) Half time: North Hollywood. 30; Verduao Hills. 11. Scoring subs: verduao HlUs Tinner (1.) Bolten (3.) North Hollywood Jones (6.) Davidson '4 ) B score: Vsrdugo Hills. M; North Hollywood. 28. Dorsey Nips Hamilton Dorsey (33) Hamilton (29) Garland (10) F. Grey (1) McKay F. Wennstrom (10) Gilbert (9) C Whiston (13) Filas (4i G. Hack (2) Edwards () G. Malmnfl (H Dorsev scorina sub Levinthal (4.) Hsmilton scorina sub Gowdy (2.) Half-time score Hamilton, 18, Dorsey, 14. Bee score Dorsey, 23, Hamilton, 19. tice this afternoon for the New Year's game against Tennessee. The SC. mentor will experiment with several new backfield combinations. He will try George Murphy, who has been second string quarterback, as understudy to Georee Callanan and Bob Morris at left half. Callanan was injured in the last U.C.L.A. game and has his leg in a cast. Whether he will play against the Vols is doubtful. Duane Whitehead, regular fullback for two years, also will get a whirl at left half, because Pat West has proved in recent Sporting News All-Americans ST. LOUIS, Pec. 6. (JP) Don Whitmire, Navy's tackle, polled more votes than any of the backfield candidates in winning a place on the All-America foot-hall team chosen today by the Sporting News, weekly publication devoted primarily to baseball. FIRST TEAM eames that he can carry tne ioaci Tinker. Georsia Tech. . r ,, , I Tackl": Don Whitmire, Navy: Bill at full if nece.-sar. j wmis. ohm state. Paul Salata. Who has been SUb-, Guards-Ben Chasa. Navy; Ralph Ser- center jack Tavener. inmana. bine at left end. will try right! u.u i T Cmoirla flavo Backs Lea Horvath. Ohio State: Glenn lldil irciiinu fn uuiiuLiv.- Armv: Bob Jenkins. Navy: Felix Gardner, up trom me jayvees.j Bianchara, Army. also will sit in at this spot. Fortunately for the Trojans, thus far their strong line remains intact. Garcia Paces Spartans to 67-36 Cage Victory Huntington Fark (67) Riia (3S) Garcia (22) F. Cook (14) Stiles (9) F. Uterh (4) Waiton US) C Orsel (14i Toest (4) G. - Collins (2) Koehn (2) G. Frascona (II Scoring siihs: Huntington Park Miller (4.) Goyer '4 Gregson (4.) Heimerdin- ger il.i Bakken (1.) bus Husseu (l.) Half-time: Huntington Park( 31; Riis, 27. C score Huntington Park. 45; Riis, 32. SECOND TEAM Ends Paul Walker, Tale: Georie Poole. Army. Tackles John Ferraro, S.C: Qeorre Savitsky. Penn. Guards Bill Hackett, Ohio Stats; Pat Ftlley. Notre Dame. Center Jack Martin, Navy. Backs Claude Young. Illinois: Tom McWUllsms: Mississippi Btste: Bob Feni-more, Oklahoma A.&M.; Boris Diman-cheff. Purdue. Among; those receiving; honorable mention were: Don Hardy, end (8C.;) Jim McCurdy. auard (Washington:) Jim Hardy, back (S.C.: Roger Harding', center (California:) Bob Waterfleld, back (U.C.L.A:) Gordon Gray, back (SC.,) and Bill Hachten, guard (California.) Trojans Place Five on A. P. Coast Team Five University of Southern California Trojan Rose Bowl gridders were named on the Associated Press '1944 All-Coast football team, it was announced yesterday. FIRST TEAM Ends James Callanan, S.C, and Don Hardy. R.C. Tackles John Ferraro. 8.C., and James Turner. College of Pacific. Ousrds Willism Hschten. California, and James McCurdy. Washington. Center Roger Harding, California. Backs James Hardy. B.C.: John Roesch U.C.L.A : Gordon Grsy, B.C., and Keith Le toucey, Washington. SECOND TEAM Ends Dick Hagen. Washington, and Dave Hlrschler. California. Tackles Marshal Romer, B.C., And Bob McClure, Nevada. Guards Dick Madigan, California, and jonn Simons. U.C.L.A. Center Gordon Berlin. Washington. Backs Bob waterfleld, U.C.L.A.; Dick Ottele. Washington: Jack Meyers, U.C.L.A., and Duane Whitehead, B.C. HONORABLE MENTION Ends Rusg Tauschek, U.C.L.A.: Henry Melusky, Washington; Mai Sinclair. College of Pacific, and Paul Salata. S.C. Tackles Henry Borghl. California: Bill McGovern, Washington; Bob Klein. College of Pacific, and Jon Baker. California. Guards John -Scudder. St. Mary's: Bill Levenhagen. Washington: Wiilard Wall, SC.. and Wally Crittenden. SC. Centers Don Paul, U.C.L.A.: Russ Antics. SC., and Don Tillman. Caltech. Backs Joe Stuart. California: Milford Dreblow. S C.: Floyd Simmons. Willamette: Newell Oe.nrirh. College of pacific: George Quite. California: Dennis O'Connor. St. Mary's: Voyles, Caltech: George Callanan. 8.C.: Cal Rossi. U.0.L.A and Bob Muenter. College of Pacific. Hunters Trip Wolves Van Nuys (31) Aguirre (9) Hull (5) Wennerstron (10) Msnnlnc (6) Wilcox Scoring subs: Canoes Park (44) T. Hein (15) F. Hubbard (4) C. Oltman (17) G. Ruben (2) O. Anderson (2) Van Nuys Dahlstrom (1.) -Canoes. Park Relllch (J.) Mifford (2.) Half-time score: Canota Park, 31: Van Nuys. 12. B score Canoga Park. 33; Van Nuys, 23. City College Cops City College (39) Aiken (111 Csrmodv (41 Mehlman (8) Andsman '8) Beandel (5) Camp Ross (34) Valley (8) Dorsev 9) Bsrksdale (15) Leson I2 Koenlg Half time: City College. 19: Camn Ross. 20. Scorlnc subs: City College Siegel (I.) Fitch (1.) Camp Ross Geyer (3.j Bulldogs Whitewash Foe Jordan (16) Garfield (47) Thomas (11 T. Garcia (lfi) Thompson F. Rameriea (1) Cunningham (2) C. Gusman (81 Waltera (3) O. Lunbeck Duncan o. Beeson (4) Garfield srorint subs Forsythe (3,) Jeling (1.) Botle (2.) Hslf-tlms score Gsrfleld, 33: Jordan, 7. B score Jordan. 31; Garfield. 1. Poly Edges Victory Poly (24) Hall (3) Pearson (1 Anderson 14) Hiaheaale (51 Rysn (11) r. F. C. G. O. Roosevelt (23) Levin (4) BoganofT (fi) Lopea (4 Nathan Meisel (81 (1.) Roosevelt scoring subs Marsia Serra (2 Half-time scores Poly, 10; Roosevelt, 9. Bee score Roosevelt, 19, Poly, IC Glendale Hoover eked out a 27-26 win over El Monte in a practice cage affair on the losers' floor yesterday. SrAith Pasadena Romps South Pasadena whitewashed a Monrovia five, 43-17, in tune-up skirmish yesterday . on the losers floor. Mt. Carmel Shellacs Foe Ray Will's 22 points led Mt. Carmel to a 50-16 romp over El Segundo High yesterday in a practice cage game on the losers' field. Ramblers Face Locals at Coliseum BY Ali WOLF The unstopped Ramblers from Randolph Field, Tex., winners of nine straight and the highest-ranking service football team in the land, will arrive tonight and proceed direct to Pasadena where, tomorrow, they will begin local preparations for their A.A.F. championship game in the Coliseum Sunday. Randolph's rival in Los Angeles' No. 1 service battle of the season, the undefeated but twice-tied 4th Air Force Fly. ers, worked overtime meanwhile at March Field as Maj. Paul Schissler continued to tinker with his offense, which hasn't been producing touchdowns with customary abandon of late. Leicht Cocaptain Jake Leicht, the former Pasadena Junior College star, has been named cocaptain of the Ramblers for the Los Angeles game. He will lead along with Tackle Bill Causey of the New York Giants. Leicht has ihe highest running average of any Rambler, including Dudley, gaining 260 yards in 25 tries for an average of 10.4 per "hop. Jake's longest scrimmage run this season was an 82-yard sprint against Southern iMetho dist, Lt. Frank Tritico, the unknown Randolph coach who suddenly found himself blessed with one of the most amazing collections of name grid aces on record when he took charge of the Ramblers this year, will bring in a squad of 35. In this number are four key players who only three months ago were members of the March Field squad which met the Washington Redskins in the Coliseum. They are All-American Bill Dudley of Virginia, later all-pro with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National League; Jack Russell of Baylor, voted the country's "Lineman of the Week" by the Associated Press just a few weeks ago; Martin Ruby, strapping first-string tackle from Texas A.&M., and Center Ed Killian of North Texas. And what do you think this all mean3 to Maj. Schissler? It means, merely, that they know his plays as well as hi3 own players do. Change Plays Hence the major has had to work some radical alterations in his attack in drills this week. changing many plays and altering the player assignments on most of them. Schissler will have to make his offense look different to th Ramblers or" he will be without one of the most valued weapons in football, the element of surprise. ' Ramblers, Flyers to Be Elks' Guests Tonight Football teams of the' March Field Flyers and the Randolph Field Ramblers. Joe E. Brown. the comedian, and many others famous in the field of sport3 will be guests of honor tonight when Los Angeles Elks Lodge, Xo. 99, observes Army Football Night with a dinner and special program. Ramblers Play in Oil Bowl HOUSTON Tex.) Dec. 5. (JP) The Randolph Field Ramblers of San Antonio, generally con-ceded to be the strongest service football eleven in the nation, will be the host team of the Oil Bowl game in Houston New Year's Day, Holly Brock.' chairman of the Oil Bowl committee, announced today. Brock immediately started seeking the strongest possible opposition for the undefeated Ramblers, who have waded through nine straight victories, chalking up 408 points to 6. Williams Cops Duke CLEVELAND, Dec. 5. (P Ike Williams of Trenton. . NJ ranked by the National Boxing Association as a logical con. tender for Juan Zurita's light weight title, slugged out a deci-sion over Lulu Costantino of New York in the semifinal 10-rounder of tonight's Cleveland News' Christmas Fund boxing j show before 13,000 at the Arena. Johnson Paces Win Paced by Roger Johnson's 20 points, Burbank High romped over Montebello, 48-29, in a tune-up cage game yesterday on Mon-tebello's floor. Colonials Top Foes Hollywood (33) Oillia (in Hines (3) Storer (1) Straw Frost (8) T. r. c. G. Fairfax f30i Handler (7) H. Branson (21 Amsden (1 Safer (2) Wtllens (5) Half tun- Faief-. la. v.Hm, i score; Hollrwood, J3 Fairfax, 'ao!

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