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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 24,1961 LOGAHSPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY THE PHAROS-TRIBUNE and LOGANSPORT PRESS, LOGANSPORT. INDIANA PAIGE SEVEN EARNED HIS STRIPES LAVS AMD OJ2DSR /*J L. r^O /-s /v Plenty Of Holiday Tourneys Jammed Into HoosierCage Scene This Week -zfe* A ; . ?rr(Z ...WHO, DavhJhought Before Inking Pact SAOTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Ernie Davis, the Syracuse All- America halfback, said Friday he considered both the present and the future before agreeing to a professional football contract with the Cleveland Browns. The National Football League team announced Thursday night agreement had been reached with the 215-pound winner of the Heisman Trophy as the nation's outstanding college football player in 1961. The contract calls for $65,000 salary over three years plus a '$15,000 bonus for signing. Davis is drilling here with the East squad for the East-West Shrine charity game in San Francisco Dec. 30. "The Buffalo team in the American Football League offered me more money," Davis said, "but it wasn't enough to offset the other things involved." Among the other things, Itevis said, was consideration of off- season jobs and his future as a football player. Davis, a business economics major at Syracuse, said, "I hope to learn a business during the off- season and step into a good job High School Basketball FRIDAY'S SCORES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kokomo 70, Elkhart 60 Eastern (Howard Co.) 64, Oak Hill -43 Noblesville 58. Elwood 57 Rossville 90, Carroll 72 Indpls. Tech 60, Indpls. Attucks 55 Southport 85, Indpls. Howe 42 Indpls. Broad Ripple 75, Indpls. Manual 55 Clinton Central 52, Zionsville 47 Peru 84, Rochester 48 Windfall 69, Westfield 56 Bunker Hill 58, Northwestern 46 Winamac 57, Western 50 Royal Center 53, North Miami 49 Jefferson Twp. (Tipton Co.) 72, Lauramie 63 Milan 57, Batesville 55 Warsaw 57, Goshen 54 Columbus 71, Terre Haute Gerstmeyer 70 Princeton 73, Vincennes 57 Middletown 85, Mississinewa S3 East Chicago Washington 83, Anderson -55 Lebanon 77, Highland 54 Attica 68^ Richland Twp. 55 Camden 54, Tipton Twp. 47 Boswell 67, Morocco 45 Francesville 75, Medaryville C2 Fort Wayne North 76, Elmhurst 49 Fort Wayne Central 68, Fort Wayne Concordia 46 Auburn 74,. Kendallville 59 Lafayette Central 46, Clear Creek 45 Angola 60, 'New Haven 50 Pennville 93, Roll 60 Portland, 59, Union City 58 Hoagland 55, Geneva 51 Ossian 77, Leo 57 Hamilton Tourney Woodlan 82, Riverdale 41 (consolation)! Fremont 72, Hamilton 48 (final) Wabash 51, Huntington 48 Bourbon 85, Mentone 77 Indpls. Shortridge 59, Ben Davis 56 Ev. Bosse 82, New Albany 69 S. Bend Washington 74, E. Chi. Roosevelt 53 MDLANAPOLIS (AP) - A jolly >rogram of high school holiday >asketball tourneys will'be ammed between Christmas and ew Year's Day. The vagary of the calendar, putting both holidays on' weekends, resulted in squeeing all but a few of the meets into five days, Tuesday through Saturday. Connersville's tourney for fellow South. Central Conference mem- jers Rushville, Shelbyville and Ireensburg is the only major meet slated for New Year's Day, which used to be a favorite day or the holiday affairs. Now TV and its bowl games make tough competition to back for' attendance. East Chicago Washington's top- ranked Senators will start off the week's activities by entertaining Gary Roosevelt, Hammond Morton and'Michigan City Tuesday. The venerable Lafayette tourney will run Tuesday and Wednesday nights, with the annual coaches' clinic Wednesday morning and afternoon. Other teams i n the loumey are Gary Froebel. Lebanon and Indianapolis Cathedral. Anderson's new fieldhouse will C one of the main tourney cen- 'ers Saturday, with the field including fourth-ranked Muncie Central, third-ranked Kokomo and New Castle. The tourney program: TUESDAY At East Chicago—East Chicago Washington, Gary Roosevelt, Hammond Morton, Michigan City. TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY At Lafayette—Lafayette, Gary Froebel. Lebanon, Indpls. Cathedral. WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY Indianapolis City tourney. WEDNESDAY At-Terre Haute, Terre Haute Wiley and Garfield, Jasper, Bedford. WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY At- 0 w e n s ville — Owensville, Mount Vemon, North Posey, Fort Branch. THURSDAY At Columbia City - Columbia | raiso. _ Sty, Fort Wayne South, Goshen, At French Lick-Springs Val- Mississinewa. frmelVMteTo Manage Augusta NEW YORK (AP)—Ernie White, St. Louis Cardinal pitcher' who shut out the New York Yankees in a 1942 World Series game, was named manager of the Yankees' farm team at Augusta, Ga., in the Class A Sally League Saturday. The world champions also announced that Al Todd, former National League catcher, and Irving (Bump) Hadley, one-time Yankee pitcher, have been added to the club's scouting staff. Todd came to the dub from the New York Mets of the National League. Jack Farland, Boston University infielder, has signed a Yankee farm contract and been assigned to Greensboro, N.C. He was the quarterback for the Terriers football team last fall. At Winamac - Rensselaer, Rochester, Knox, Winairrac.- FRIDAY-SATURDAY At Elkhart—Elkhart,' Hammond, South Bend St. Joseph, Valpa- ley, Mitchell, Paoli, Orleans. TITTLE HONORED NEW YORK (AP)—Y.A. Tittle versatile quarterback for the New York Giants of the National Football League, has been voted the S. Rae Hickok pro athlete award for November by a tribunal of sports writers and sportscasters. ' Tittle received 36 first-place votes and 14S points. Second place went to Don Carter, a bowler, with 13-71. At Mishawaka — Mishawaka,< North -Judson, Penn, South Bend' Adams, THURSDAY-FRIDAY At Anderson—Madison • Heights, Alexandria, Elwood, Noblesville. At Boonville—Booriville, Evans- vffle North, Dale, Castle. At. Chesterton - Chesterton, Lowell, Portage, Calumet. At Columbus—Columbus, Franklin, Martinsville, New Albany, At Fort Wayne — Elmhurst; Fort Wayne North, Concordia and Catholic. At Fort Wayne Luers — Luers^ Arcoia, Decatur Catholic, Harlan. Gary City tourney: At Gary Andrean — Andrean, East Gary, River Forest, - Michigan City St. Mary's. At Greenfield-Greenfield, Cha'r- lottesville, Knightstown, Morristown. At Kendallville — Kendallville, Auburn, Garrett, Ligonier. At Lynnville—Lynnville, Evansville Rex Mundi, Haubstadt, Elberfeld. At Silver Creek — Silver Creek, Clarks v i 11 e Providence, Clarksville, Charlestown. At South Bend—South Bend Centra], Washington and Riley; LaPorte. At Plymouth — Plymouth, Bremen; Warsaw, Nappanee. SATURDAY At Anderson — Muncie Central, New Castle, Anderson, Kokomo'. At Clinton Central — Clinton Central, .Clinton Prairie, Crawfordsville, Rossville. At Franklin Central —Franklin Central, Indpls. Scecina, New Palestine, Wilkinson. At Goshen — Goshen, Wabash, Concord, Middlebury. At Huntington — Huntington, Hammond Clark, Oak Hill, Whit- Peru Wins 6th In Row Over Rochester 84-48 PERU-The Peru-Bengal Tigers [round games of the local holiday ... . 11 i__iU_ll 4~...»*Ai* tiiM*a HVlriflV cut loose with a basket bombardment in the second half here Friday night to wallop neighbor Rochester 84 to 48 in a Central Indiana Conference game." It was the. sixth straight win of the new season for Peru and their 23rd straight in -the league. Peru—Scott 25, Newhouse 8, Denny 16, Van Treese 10, Yard 2, Abbey 13, Sonafrank 4, Bradley 2, tfangene 4, Dodler.'Rochester— Basham 12, Sanders 13, Belcher 3, Blue 6, ' Daniels 4, Shirley, Sroufe, Brandt. FG 'FT PF TP 5 5 4 15 0 'fl 2 20 after eight or 10 years in the Na tional Football League. "A player has pride," he sai< ; and wants to play with the best I don't mean to knock the other league. Maybe in a couple of years it will be different." Davis edded, "I'll sign the contract with the Browns on Tuesday or Wednesday. As a youngster, I always wanted to play with the Browns or the New York Giants. But a couple of years ago. I realized it really didn't matter which team I played with." Bowling " AT MYERS LANES SALES & SERVICE W Briggs Service 45 Mobil Oil 43 Fisher Funeral 42 Coco Cola 38 Hunters Groceries .. 36 T, 15 17 IS 22 24 Musselman vs. Shell Oil. Bowyer Too! vs. Shafer Hardwood. Watts Service vs. Engineering Asph. Harrison Funeral 33'/i 2 Sad Yule Time In Niteroi NITEROI, Brazil (AP)—It's not much like Christastime in Niteroi today. The last-minute shoppers don't buy their gifts with happiness. There are too many in mourning among them. The churches don't peal with the usual joyous sound of the season. Too many masses for the dead have been said. The rest of Christendom may celebrate. Niteroi must bear the burden of its grief—some 300 persons, half of them children, dead, hundreds more injured. It happened just a week ago. It was a lazy Sunday afternoon and there was a circus in town. Under the billowing bigtop, 2,500 spectators held their breath. The drums rolled. The children froze in their seats. High above the sawdust two trapeze artists in while swung out into space. And somewhere among the sawdust, in the folds of the canvas, in the coils of rope, a small hungry flame took hold. • A scream pierced the applause. And suddenly they all saw it, shooting up the walls, leaping to the guylines, flaring toward the poles. The audience turned into a flailing, churning mass of terrified humanity fighting for life. The only escape was a narrow exit. They all couldn't make it.-In five short minutes Brazil had suffered its gravest disaster, the worst circus fire in history. A week before Christmas. Here in this city of some 175,000 the shock and the sorrow turned to anger when police, announced that the fire was not an accident but the willful act of a roustabout discharged from the circus for laziness. Police caught the man, Dilson Marcelino Alves, 20, He told them he did it for revenge, to get back at the circus owner. Officials described Alves as mentally deficient. For Niteroi, it matters little. The act was done, the sons, the daughters, the husband,.brothers, wives and parents are dead. Smittys TV 33 27 Midwest Platers 31 29 B. F. Goodrich 29 31 Culligan Soft Water .. 271/5 32^ Musselman Cost 26 34 Shell Oil 23 37 Bowyer Tool 20 40 Shafer Hardwood .... 20 40 Watts Service 17 43 Engineering Asph. 16 44 Mobil Oil won 4 from Watts Service; Coco Cola won 4 from B. F. Goodrich; Harrison Funeral won 4 from Musselman Const.; Bowyer Tool won 3 from Shell Oil: "Shafer Hardwood won 3 from Fisher Funeral; Midwest Platers won 3 from Smiley TV; Culligan Soft Water won 2'/4 from Engineering Asph.; Briggs Service won 2 from Hunters Groceries. Individual Series—K. Peterson, (194-211-206) 611, C. Button 577, E. Rivers 567, W. Rutemeir 566, R, Clements 564. H .Goodrich 583, R. Summers 210, B. Rivers 225, R. Newman 216, T. Logan 206, W. Reitemeir 208, D. Remlcy 202, H. Goodrich 201. December 28. Position Nile— Briggs Service vs. Mobil Oil. Fisher Funeral vs. Coco Cola. Hunters Groceries vs. Harrison Funeral. Smileys TV vs. Midwest Platers. B. F. Goodrich vs. Culligan Soft Water. AT LOGAN BOWLHOR COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL W L Jones Auto 30'/i 141 Western Tire 30 15 R-Bar 26 19 Barretts 25'/j 19'/2 Sub Tavern 25 20 Mar Jo Wood 24 21 Lowe Roofers 23 22 Burnettsville 22 23 Farm Bureau 20'/3 24V Mohlmans 20 25 Muehlhausen No. 5 — 12'/2 32'/i Hedde Ready Mix ....... 11 34 Mar Jo Wood won 3 from Hedde: Sub Tavern won 3 from Bamett: Farm Bureau won 2 from Western Tire: Jones Auto won 2 from Muehlhausen No. 5; Mohlman won 2 from Burnettsville; R-Bar won 2 from Lowe. 600 SERIES-S. Riggle. (222201-203) 626; J. Insley, (206-171 227) 604. 550 SERIES-G. Buskirk 599, B. Carrier 568, S. Kalb 550.1. Burrough 559, S. Shanks 554, C. Quillen 554, C. Rodgers 367, F. Lawlor 553, .1. Pierce 585. R .Green 555. G. Campbell 560, G. Metz 558, R. Lease 593. 200 GAMES-J. Stafford 2 G. Buskirk 266, B. Carrier 220, S. Kalb 200, 0. Cunningham 205, C. Quillen 204, C. Albright 214, J. Pierce 203-202, F. Fisher 205, Simmons 201, R. Green 218, G. Campbell 233, G. Metz 218, R. Lease 201-204, D. Wise 204. ing. At Marion—Marion, Richmond, Frankfort, Logansport. At Seymour— Seymour, Brookville, Lawrenceburg, Huntingburg. At Terre Haute — Bloomfield, Bloomington, Terre Haute Gerstmeyer, East Chicago Roosevelt. At Tipton — Tipton, Anderson JAN. 1 At Connersville — Connersville, Rush ville, Shelbyville, Greensburg. JAN. 5-6 At Bunker Hill AFB- Bunker Hill Invitational. JAN. 6 At Hagerstown — Hagerstown, Cambridge City, Union City, Centerville. OLD HEAD Indiana's 1961 commercial apple production totaled 1,350,000 bushels, 550,000 fewer than the 1960 crop, report state-federal agricultural statisticians at Purdue university. This year's crop consists of 34,000 bushels of summer varieties, 368,000 bushels of fall .varieties and 948,009 bushels of winter varieties. Y. A. TITTLE NEW YORK DEL •SHOFNEC N£W YO/3X- WSEYBKOW* J.E/SMITH JIM RlMGO FeEDTHUKTOM JIM PARKED. MKc_DITItf NS.W Yoztz CLBYSLAMP '.GSSSMBAY aSE£fj BAY sALi/Mog^ ^rut-^^^j AIL- COSHES SACZEE 51U.'GEORGE COSHEZ BACk_ DAN CUKKIE SN £- TACKLZ ^*!&AY . jjouGATWHS HENEVJOKWW CHICAGO 6ENELJP6COM8 GIMOMAKCHETTI *"™^f FJTT-S&JKGH 3AO-IMOSE YANKS WIN NO. 3 BURLINGTON — Young America's Yanks chalked up their third win of the season here Friday night beating Prairie Tp. 49 to 37 n a well played ball game. Summary: Young America FG FT PF TP look Nelson ' Babb Johnson Sobertson Amthauer Thomas Tumpaugh Manning Totals Prairie Tp. Graves Stakelbeck Vawter Floyd Drake Spaulding Hinesley • Hawkins " Lineback Wilson Totals - jasketbaU tourney here Friday night. North Caston Wills Scales' Fry'. Showley Brown • Beehler Foreman Kent Totals South Caston Kline Winegardner Crimmins Eurit Rudicel Nickels Wagoner' • v Totals 2 ,13 3 1 0 4 3 2 9 4 16 2 0 -1 9 12 1 3 0 0 31 24 2 6 1 1 71 FG FT PF TP 41 3 9 002 1 2 6 8 0 2 23 3 1 2 2 2 13 5 15 18 1 6 36 ROSSVILLE ROMPS 14 21 21 49 FG FT PF TP ROSSVILLE — The Rossville Hornets stung the Carroll Cougars with a vicious basket bombardment here Friday night to win a free scoring contest 90 to 72. Summary: Carroll—Hood 23, Ehrman 12, Chapman 6, Jones 9, Langston 10, Hughes 6, Ayers 6. Rossville— Koontz 18, Wilson 10, Deboy 26, Milner 23, Roth 13. 4 10 5 4 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 8 21 22 37 TOURNEY AT AUBBEE RicbUnd Center W, Monterey 56 Talma 45, Aubbee 44 LETTERS FORD-Richland Center's Wildcats downed the Monterey Fliers 64 to 56 and the Talma Tigers clawed out a close 4544 decision over the Aubbee Braves in opening games of the local holiday tournament Friday night Richland Center—Keele 11, G. Hiatt, H. Lewis 11, Alber 33, -P. Hiatt 6, Kistler, Talbott, Nellans, Burkett, J. Lewis. Monterey— Burkett 17, Keller 2, Burch 9, Beauchamp 2, Starke 7, Ehrlich 13, Fleury 2, S. Keller 4, Drang, ROYALS TRIUMPH DENVER-North Miami's Warriors staged a last period drive that fell short here Friday night, and. Royal Center's Bulldogs- walked off with a 5349 victory in a hard fought basketball game. ! The Royals led at all quarters 15-9, 33-21 and 42-31 before winning. Mike Maloy led the drive with 1$ points. The Royals also won the B game 41-32. Summary: Royal Center FG FT PF TP Hammer 1 4 '4 6 Blackketter 0000 Smith -5 2 Maloy 7 5 Myers 4 2 Minks 1 0 Morphet 1 2 Totals 19 15 w. Miami FG FT PF TP Carson, Reinholt Talma—Craig 3. 2 3 12 4 0 10 Barkman 5, Koch 13, Harvey 4, Duzan 6, Bryant. Aubbee—Feltis 2, Roberts 2, Murray 7, Mishler 5, Patton 11, Brockey 3, Holcomb 14. CAMDEN WINS CAMDEN-Camden's Red Dev ils broke away in the last quarter to nip the Tipton Tp. Tigers in a hard fought basketball game here Friday night 54 to 47. Camden FG FT PF TP R. Cline Flora McDowell Hill Sharp C. Cline Shafer Wagoner Totals Tipton Tp. Rhoades Hinkle Rush Robbins Frantz Layman Grant Gunter Totals Peterson 14, 5 3 1 4 1 2 3 0 19 16 14 54 FG FT PF TP 2 1 ' 2 5 1 4 11 322 134 5 0 2 20 1 3 10 7 17 4' TOURNEY AT FULTON Kewanna 36, Washington Tp. 34 North Caston 71, South Caston 56 FULTON — Kewanna's Indians barely skidded past Washingtoi Tp. Hatchets 36-34 and the favoret North Caston Comets downed South Caston 71-56 in opening 12 ia 10: 2 4 53 Conner C. Miller Pugh Galloway J. Miller Brower L. Miller Berkheiser Truex Musselman Coplen Totals 1 2 4 0 8 0 1 0 2 0 1 19 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 1 0 11 3 1 4 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 18 3 5 •80 17 0 3 3 7 i 2 19 Nebraska Coach May Go To Kansas LINCOLN, Neb. (AP)-Reports- circulated Saturday that Nebras--' ka's departing football coach, Bill Jennings, may be heading for an" assistant's position on Coach Jack" Mitchell's staff at the University, of Kansas. • Jennings would not deny the possibility, but said he plans to ' Vait until after the first of the year before making any definite decision about the future." Reports said to have originated in Lawrence, Kan., indicated Jennings would be interviewed for the backfield coaching job which Bill Pace vacated to become an assistant to Frank Broyles at Arkansas. Jennings is winding up a five- year stay at Nebraska. The university has decided not to renew, his contract which expires Jan. 15. GAME CANCELED DES MOINES, Iowa (.AP) -. The scheduled Rice-Drake basketball game Saturday night was canceled when Rice was unable to reach Des Moines because of the severe' snow storm. Rice, of Texas, was unable to get beyond; Omaha. 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