Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on March 5, 1946 · Page 6
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PA6t 6 . f AMPA NEWS Tuesday, Mawh 5, 1946 Slate's Boxing Bromoiers Given Severe f anting March 5— (&)-- Belore boxing promoters is a warning tfcat if they are found guilty of rtiftflaglng boxers, their li:enses as promoters will be suspended. Deoriard Cartton, state boxing and tyftstUnt; promoter, made this statement yesterday in announcing his decision to take no action against Jimmy A. ErWih, El Paso promoter, affcUsed of managing a number of fighters. Caflton said the El Paso situation Wife studied by Sam Cohen, deputy for the commission, and Ward Counor, chief investigator, wfid found the accusation resulted fifom a ."personal fight." '<.The'accti3»tion was made by Guillot, a trainer known also as George firitt. Connor said that 16 names ap- pearuiR as witnesses on an affidavit presented by Guillot were signed by JjOuis itojo, a 'second who represent(13 ''himself as their manager. The ottier three names were signed by dfliliot. \'.Oonnor said Rojo did not have a ntanager;s Itsense in Texas. ' PJayoH io Determine Jjunior College Champ '-:KlLaORE, Tex., "March 4.—(/PI— A two-gfune. play-off will determine the -Texas Junior College Athletic association basketball championship herd Friday .and Saturday nights. .jliamaf'college of 'Beaumont, Kil- gofe college and North Texas Ag- JfitultUral .college, winners of the southern, eastern and western zones tltles'-respectively, will play. ; Th"e teams will draw Friday afternoon for the first gome. The winner- of * this game Friday night will meet the bye team Saturday night for' trie' championships. Read Classified Ads in the News PREACHER'S (For tbe Hair) provr itself to you for GRAY, fided, dry, falling hair; ITCHY •talp ' ari«t DANDRUFF. •\'. USE IT—BE CONVINCEDl vv CRETNEY'S (A*r.l Dr. George Snell Dentist Office over 1st National Bank i '.Phone 1482 for .appointment 'I-'-' I I Back of Every Box and Bottle .'• ^?>tm — - - - —*•- *-•••- .----•• • Our business is the compounding of prescriptions. To that purpose we exert every leffort to assure your . complete satisfaction and to • merit your continued patronage. Back of every package is the integrity and experience that has made this establishment Prescription Headquarters * Wh y not bring • jtour: next prescription here? RICHARD DRUG 107 W. Kingsmill Pho. 1240 Confusion Reigns On Question of Mexican Baseball •T WEST PALM BEACH, March 5— (IP) —All is confusing on the Latin- American baseball front, so far as Commissioner Albert C. "Happy" Chandler is concerned. Before leaving for Cuba today, baseball's new head man confessed that he did not know what—If anything—would be done about the big leaguers who 'ire jumping to the "outlaw" Mexican league. He said, however, he was in process of making an extensive investigation, that each case would be considered individually, and implied he might even make a trip to Mexico if it were necessary to do so to get complete understanding of the situation. "One thing I can tell you for sure" ho said, "is that there is no rule of organized baseball which automatically suspends a man for competing against ineligible players. "I've seen It written that such a player is automatically suspended for live years, or even for life, but I've read the rules and I can.'t find anything like that. "So far as I know it is entirely up to the commissioner to pass judgment on each individual case. When and if a man who has been playing in nn outlaw league applies for reinstatement. That is what I expect to do. So far, no player has risked to bo reinstated." Increase in Night Games Is Reported NEW YORK. March 4.—(/Pi—National league fans will be able to watch 128 night games this season compared to 113 last year, the circuit's 1946 schedule shows today. The Boston Braves joined the arc ight brigade, leaving the -Chicago Subs as the only club in the loop with an all-daylight home schedule. The National also is returning ;o its prewar road schedule of four east-west trips. Tipps Will Join Les Cronfill at Denison DENISON, Texas. Mann 5—(/P)— Olan Tipps, former line coach at Temple high school, will come here next week to be chief assistant and line coach at Denison high school. Les Cranfill former head coach at Temple high, has been employed as head coach here. Houston Tennis Meet Gets Two Top Players HOUSTON, Texas, March 5— WFJ —Bryan (Bitsy) Grant of Atlanta, three-times :hampion, and Billy Talbert, of Cincinnati, the nation's No. 2 player, will compete in the twelfth annual River Oaks country By HAROLD V. RAtLlFF Associated tress Sports Editor DALLAS, March 5.— (IP) —The twenty-sixth annual Texas interscholastic league basketball tournament will be held at Austin this weekend. If it lives up to expectations—and there's ho reason to think it won't, what with all the interest shown—it will again be one of the state's top sports spectacles. All of Which brings this question- How come Texas college basketball is behind other areas of the nation? You ,1ust don't figure on a tearr from Texas or the Southwest beinr in a position to lay claim to the national title. The answers are numerous. MOP' important is that while a lot of boy nlay the • game in Texas, it's only the past few years that the trend has been toward specialized coaches In other words, too many school? have looked upon basketball as a minor sport and did doubling-up for its coaching. Maybe the assistant football mentor would direct thp hoys on the maples although he knew little about the ganle. Possibly some member of the faculty who liked basketball would be job of showing the play it. assigned the boys how to club invitation tennis April 15-21. tournament JOE LETS 'EM HIT SARASOTA, Pla., March 5— (IP)-Manager Joe Cronin knows just Basketball wasn't a paying sport until recent years. Football always has been. Thus the emphasis went on football. Basketball, baseball and track could shift for themselves. It was customary to have teams in these sports, so teams were had but no one got excited about it and tried to fire the coach if his cage, diamond or cinder path sqund didn't win. The result was that the colleges tot good football players but candidates for the other sports weren't so hot since they hadn't been taught the fundamentals. Aside from the coaching and money angles, another thing that entered into the situation was: Football in Texas is a four-months proposition. In most other areas they quit when the first blasts of winter roll in. So. while Texas is producing great football players, the other sections are developing top basketball players. (In the tournament at Austin Thursday, Friday and Saturday will be 24 teams. Eight compete for the class AA title, eight for the class A crown and eight for class B laurels. But it's going to be some years before the winning record of Athens high school can be equalled or surpassed. Athens took five titles. Nearest approach to this has been El Paso hicsh, which twice won the cham- nionshio and got it another year when the winner was ruled ineligible. But El Paso isn't back for the st^te tournament, so can't get close enough to Athens' record to forecast that it will be equalled any time soon. Oak Cliff, now Adamson (Dallas); Jeff Davis fHouston) and Denton pa^h have won two championships m SID tfEW VoBkr March 5.— UP)— Jack Dempsey cafrie Back to the eight game's big-time to6ay with a Job that boxing promoters he'll frork With described as making him some soft of a Judge Landis of the jeak-busting business—outside of New York. His salary is estimated is being between $50,000 to $100,)00 yearling. Of course, none of the promoters ;tood up in meeting to say that a ;tew was cooking against Promoter \tike Jacobs in connection with the >ld Manassa Mauler's new combined ;pot as president of Boxing Pro- noters of America, inc., anu a dl- .•ector of Adams Hat Company in harge of public relations, sports ctivities -and possibly snapping "irns. As a matter of fact, Jack, himself, came closer than anyone to .,leaking a piece concerning the pos- bility of bucking Uncle Mike In •'e noe-mashing industry. "Today, in New York," he con- jnded yesterday during the cock- .iil and hors d-oeuvres ceremonies nnouncing his new posts. "If you ion't fight for one man—you don't ight." tt is known, too, that Jack is invested in building an .arena in did-town Manhattan to stand up •gainst Madison Square Garden, and hat the members of Boxing Promoters of America, Inc., now or* ;anlzed in 11 cities, probably would 3e behind him on it. Larry Atkins, the Cleveland pro- motor who stepped down as presi- Jent of Promoters, in., to become 'irst assistant and aide de camp to ;he ex-chnmpion, described Jack's new job as one to "see that the proper matches are made and to keeping clean." Jack wanted It understood, though, that he's neither a one-man .boxing commission, nor docs he think boxing commissions and associations aren't pretty good policemen, themselves, in the gentle art of scrambling ears. the other 11 are distributed how"to make practice drills attrac- inmnng Beaumont, Brackenridge tive to his Boston Red sockers. He ] rsnn Antonio), Austin, Temple, Ms them hit, hit and hit, Yestev- ru*hins. Carey. Woodrow Wilson day they had almost four -hours of steady clouting. CUBS SET GAME AVALON, -Calif., March 5—OT— The Chicago Cubs will hold their second intra-olub game today, and during the nine innings; Manager Charley Grimm hopes to get a better line on what his outfield may be for the season. L. J. ZACHRY PTOMEtRIST First National Bank Bldg. For Appointment Phone 269 *?'-. STATE FARM INSURANCE COMPANIES ***•*.<'••'.• BLOOMI'NGTON, ILL Announce The Appointment of IVAN L BLOCK As Their Representative At Pampa, Texas . AUTO —FIRE—LIFE 80% AUTO COLLISION •Rpom )3, First National Bank Bldg. Phone 388 e, Carey. Woodrow ). Livingston, San Marcos, SUnset (Dallas) and Paschal. Jeff Davis will play in the tournament this week and is one of the favorites, but by winning it -still would have two titles to go before equalling Athens. Hubert Bechiol May Leave for Training AUSTIN. March 5—(/P)—The University of Texas today awaited the decision of the navy on whether ends Hubert Bechtol and Dale Schwartzkopf would play on the Longhorns 1946 football team. Both players have been enrolled in the university's navy V-12 program. Bechtol, all-American in 1944 and 1945, is waiting transfer to boot camp. .«. NEW YORK BIG 3 MEETS TODAY ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.. March 5— UP)— The New York Yankees' big three—President Larry MacPhail, Manager Joe McCarthy and farm boss George Weiss—are conferring on which players to keep in the camp here and at Bradenton, across the gulf. It was believed the three chieftains also were discussing possible trades in order to get hurling help from McCarthy, TIGERS IN MOVIES LAKELAND, Pla., March This is the week of the season's first track and field meet— the Border Olympics, at Laredo. It marks the beginning of the spring sports season. Southwest conference schools are starting baseball practice this week. In six weeks the Texus league opens its campaign." Baylor -university is going to find out if something can',fc be done, about putting baseball on a paying basis. The Golden Bears will experiment with night ball. If the fans come out In sufficient numbers, other- members of the conference will fall into line. Baylor's exploration .will determine if it's the quality of play or the time it's played that has made baseball in the southwest conference a dead weight financially. You've heard that golf is a banker's game.. Well, it was for Ralph Morgan, over at Tyler—but no more. • -Morgan, well-known among the state's golfers, returned the other day to a full-lime job. at Willow Brook Country club where he has been the pro for more than a decade. About the time war restrictions, golf ball shortage, travel difficulties, etc., cut down on golf participation, Morgan started working during the mornings at -the Citizens National Bank at Tyler in the rationing department, spending the afternoons at the club. Later, with establishment of Camp Farmin, he became'assistant manager- of the Camp Fannin branch of the bank JEFf P. * - Representtnf THE FRANKLIN UF1 INSURANCE CO, Phone « ' p»mp», STAR NOW OPERATING * <i CAB CO, Phone 53| 601 5. CUYUR HEL'S THANK HEAVENS I'LL S/^E HIM- WHUf NO' IS EF V»' DOfH'f STOP A-CHOMPlN' THEM SANG-WIDGES - sandwictoes mercy of starving acrobats locked in hotel room t>y irate and long TMANKS FOR THE DOLLAR-! HERB'S YOUR. RECEIPT / SO t PAID HECTOR. A BUCK, TO LET JUNIOR, DO IT i WHOL BUCK HOW DO YOU KNOW HECTOFiWltU EEP THE HE WANTED ME TO TEACH HIM HOW TO HOW DID YOU GET JUNlOE. TO SHUT ABOUT THOSE BUSTED RECOEDS? c^i—n nnvi p^/»v <« . HYPNOTIZE HECTOR. I BUT THAT FIZZLED/ WELL, HERE I AM, AT LAST.' TH' THAT SAID, "IT'S BETTER TO TPAS5L THAN TO ARRIVE." DIPM'T HAVE AM ACCOUNT TO SETTLE WHEM W0 GOT THERE/ NOTE 1 , ALL LOCALITIES AND PERSONS USEP IN THIS STOEV HUB INSIDE THE HOUSE JULKIE ATTENPS TO LAST MINUTE PETAIL* BEFORE GETTING AWAY MA AFRAIPI HAVE 60 WE WONT 6IVE HIM A CHftNCE \F YOU FOLLOW M>V INSTRUCTIONS fANP HE'P NEVER LEAVE HER HERE ALIVE IF HE'S ALLOWEP TO ESCAPE 5 ! VES.I'VE HEAPP HIM IN A MOMENT.EVA. VERY PAD,NEWS/M VOL! SAY HE KEEPS SLIP PACK THROU6H MRS.BLEEKE LOCKfP IN A BOOM'ON THE THIRD FLOOR ?. THE WINDOW I UNLOCKED BEFORE HE MISSES ME, OR-- HE'P KILL HER IF ANYONE TRIED TO CAPTURE HIM! BY J- R. WILLIAM! OUT OUR WAY ITH MAJOR HOPLI OUR BOARDING HOUSE SMELL OF THIS STEW IS WOT'S TH' I>lFF ? THEM WOT DON'T COME A-TAU- KMOCIC YOU POWM WIT' IF NOBODY COMES TO MY RELIEF WHILE I'M LOADIM; THEM ALL I WANT 'EM TD DO IS OPEM TH' CAR. POOR-J -•^ \7 WHY'M'T J=l f*.l FANULI/M2. \MITH THE RHl^O AMD TH& ASSORTED YOU HOLLER,? LEMNAE CHARACTERS .' THIS \s PETE.V, PET woose, MOOS& NOSTRILS, INJ THIS "ZOO, BUT SPEC\ES OP YMILt> BE/XST YOU ,SO&O FACES SOM&PLPsCE EMBEZZLER COOK'S- MOOSE =• WHY MOTHERS GET 6EAV NO? LITTLE BEARER WILL 1AKE fOU TO TH 1 FOOT OF TH'GLACIER — I'LL FIND" TH 1 SHERIFF AND f\EET YOU THERE.' A5 LOrtG A5 QUS 15 FOR YOU Oti TH GLACIER HE RAN OUT OF THE ROOM.COULD BE GOING AFTER WATER TO PUT THE FIRE OUT, AND - „ HE COULD BE %\COMING OUT THE DOOR. ||8horty was out cold. I ' flattened myselfafafns the house and waited,' to come through the window/' but he fooled BUT OP \ I SHOULD THIMK IT VJCULP COURSE A £{= NICER MOTHER,) FICST AHP THPU HAVg WHV ? rf THE TURMTc? EWTfefJTAlW QUR JUNllpR PlSCUSSlOM GROUP- THEM THE DEBATE WIUU —r 5—(/Pi —The world champion Detroit Tie- I ers worked for Newsreel camerrhen for two hours yesterday and then participated in a light fielding and baserunnig session. BARTELL, 39, STIIX GOING MIAMI, Fla., • March 5—(/Pi- Rookie members of the New York Giants are wondering what keeps Dick Bartell going. The 39-year old veteran infielder is the hardest working player in the camp 'and still is-the same old pepper-pot.,. ^ PHILS LOOKING'GOOD /MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 5— i/P)—The Philadelphia Phillies are almost through with their fundamental drills, Manager Ben Chapman stressed base-runnig and sliding yesterday and after the workout signed Bill Higdon, "fastest man on the squad." BRAVES OVERWORKED •FORT LAUDERDALE,-Fla. Mar=h 5—W>)^-Having used 11-oMiis pitchers during the past two days, manager Billy SoutUworth has called off all Boston Braves intra-squad competition until Thursday when the tribe will meet the Philadelphia Phillies. RAJAH TEACHES SOX PASADENA, Calif., March 5—(/P) —The Chicago White Sox,, without any good bats, are taking hitting lessons from Rogers Hornsby as they point for Saturday's exhibition opener with Pittsburgh, and spent even less time on the links. After playing in the Texas and New Orleans opens, Morgan is back at full-time pro job. His assistant, back from the navy after a long stretch in the Pacific,, is Lafayette Franks, former Dallas amateur. The Texas interscholastic league rule that makes a boy who becomes 18 years of age on or before May ineligible for the state interscholastic league track and field meet Austin May 2 and 3 has hit heavily at Atoilene high school. those who won't be able to compete at Austin is H. D. Terry, one of the state's top sprinters. Adamson (Dallas) also will have its two-man team of Bhea Nichols, great half^miler and hurdler, and J, R. Tucker, quarter-miler, shot- putter, high jumper and broad Jumper, on the sidelines. Tucker the other day "pitched the/shot close to-'49 feet and broad-jumped over 31 feet. - ' : • •

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