6 —THE BAYTOWN SUN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1954 Hard-Luck Ganders Look To Game Chokes Slim Pro Football Coach Cries DETHOIT. Jan. 20 —UP—Russ Thomas, assistant coach of the champion Detroit Lions, predicted Wednesday "pickings will be slim" in the National Football League player draft next week because of the" return of the one-platoon system in college football. "There iust aren't as many good players around this year," Thomas lamented. "Some of the boys who •would have been defensive siano- outs couldn't make the grade because thev were lacking in offensive abiliU'. And the same was true fw good offensive prospects who were too weak on defense." He said "I've talked with representatives of several other pro team.; and they all agree this will b fi a'lean year in the draft." Thomas has been busy since the end of the football season scanning the long list of draft eligibles for plavers the Lions would like to land at Philadelphia next Wednesday. . , „ "The list isn't too impressive, Thomas said. "W e need a fullback- But there are only three or four who rate much consideration. I'd say Neil Worden of Notre Dame, Bobby Epps of Pittsburgh and Ralph Felton of Maryland would be 'the best prospects. Uusually, there are two or three times that many promising fullbacks." Scientists report there are more than 100,000 uses for cotton- RELBowsTo Jackets In 41-39 Game Well, Well NOTRE DAME'S IRISH PLAY ON THE CAGE COURTS TOO! JANUARY SPECIAL: Tailor Made of the Finest Plastic Wide Selection Exact Measurements A»sur* You A Perfect Job! Regrular $45 Covers......... NOW Guarantee! Two Years! Regular $35 Covets. ....... NOW All Trim Work 10% Off ONE DAY SERVICE KIRKINDALL UPHOLSTERY Highway 146 Dial 7484 BEAUMONT, Jan. 20— (Sp.)— A foul in the .last 45 seconds cost Robert E. Lee a ball game here Tuesday night as the Port Arthur Yel- lowjnckets nipped the Ganders, 4139. in a District 8-AAAA contest. Keiton Ferguson, Jacket forward, sank two 'roe throws that put an end to a game that went right down to the finish, with the lead changing hands several times. Port Arthur led 39-35 with three minutes left in the game but Cameron Gates scored a bucket for the Ganders to narrow the margin. The Yellow-jackets' Fred Varnj was called on walking and with less than two minutes left. W. Ft Mise, who had a brilliant night, sank s long one-hand push-up shot that tied the score, 39-alt On one of the several questionable fouls in the game, Gstes vcss charged with running into Ferguson. Lee had the ball- Ferguson calmly sank Both free throws that put the game on ice, With seconds left in the gair.?. Lee took the ball but couid so: score. The Ganders jumped to an early S-3 lead but Port Arthur, mainly on the strength of free throws, fought back to tie the game at 15-15 midway of the second period. With 30. second left in the half and with Port Arthur, ahead 19-18, Tommy Parris missed a crip shot for the Ganders, and then Varni hit a long shot for the Jackets that gave PA a 21-18 half time lead. . The Yellow-jackets led most of the last half but the Ganders managed to tie up the score with two minutes left.' . • ;• • Mize,.scrappy guard and the.only senior on the Baytowri team, was definitely the stand-out player ° J the game. While most of the Ganders had trouble from outside, Mize"hit'from all angles. His 19 points were high for the night and he hit a remarkable 50 per cent of. his shots,. nine out of i8. It brought Lee's district record to one will and two losses. Port Arthur now boasts a 2-1 mark, Beaumont remained out in front by' dumping cellar-dwelling Ball High in Galveston. In the other game, Pasadena beat Orange, 4942. ' ; . - """ ' " " . BAYTOWN (39) FG FT PF TP Gates .......... 3127 Smith 0000 Hanson 3 1 4 7 Singleton 0 1 41 Morgan 0 0 0 0 Darris 2 1 .1 5 Mize 9.1 3 19 'TOTALS 17 5 ,14 39 PORT ARTHUR (41) FG FT PF TP Varni 6 5 1 17 Ferguson ...... 3 3. 2 9 Middleton ...... 0 4 3 4 Hoffapiur 23 1 7 Wyble 12 04 TOTALS ..... 12 17 7 41 Score at periods: Baytown 13 5 11 10—39 Port Arthur ... 7 14 10 14—41 NEW YORK, Jan. 20 —UP— Notre Dame's winning streak stood at six games and its overall record at 10-2 Wednesday as the fighting Irish bid for a basketball ranking as good or better than the high rating their football team achieved last fall.' The Irish kept the pressure. on in their drive Tuesday night by handing Purdue its worst defeat of the season 95 to 74 as forward Joe. Bertrand showed the way with 25 points. . • Notre Dame has vaulted from 19th place to ninth place in the United Press' cpache s board rankings this week but. still must go Fraley Talks Big Boat Show Prices Are High But ThriHs Plenty NEW YORK. Jan. 20—UP— Heave to, you lubbers, 'cause .old Captain Fearless has a hold-full of seuitiebuit from the land - locked nationa! motor boat show. The men who make a business ou- of keeping your feet dry are making it easier every vear .for you to re: seasick in comfort. Not only tastT bat the price is almost right. So-- instance, if you have sea- SKsns instincts on a ferryboat pcsfceticok, you can obtain a kit *o~ £2 e;iin-?coai pram at the modes- cos-, of $45.50. I almost, bought <ee jnyfali cut they wouldn't fi- naate it. ... On the other hand, if you.. are high in the chips there is a Dutch built cruiser 01 some 60 gleaming feet which sleeps six and has .quarters for a crew' of two. This nifty job has two double staterooms with private baths and plenty of space to put up Army cots for transient .guests.: The cost is'a mere 890,000, and I think the Internal Revenue Bureau ought to know that a gent named, Walton Lynch from Hamden, Conn, bought one. . "It isn't the .original cost which •is so bad," complained -one prospective customer, "it's ke eping your guests in whiskey . which hurts." . .-. • If that is a little steep for- your taste, you can drop down to the Wheeler. This is a cruiser which somehow sleeps 10, .although it is only 50 feet long, and costs a mere S82.50I. ' . . - • : But if you are dreaming of the jobs which someday may come within the realmo of possibility, you couldn't beat the Greavette, .-a 22-foot runabout made in Canada, It's solid mahogany construction makes it look like a seagoing baby grand piano and, to.a boat enthusiast, it probably makes much sweeter music. , : The outboard enthusiasts may be glad to know that improvements are being made every year. If you arc tired of-losing Or lac- crating your, knuckles on the pull rope, you'll probably cheer to. hear that they now have 'em with electric push button starters. There's even .one which is self- bailing , to keep your sandwiches from floating down to the other end of the boat. But if you are one.of those fair- weather sailors who abhor Spring because it means caulking and painting, here's real good news. It is something called glass •- plastic .boat armor and it's the answer to the lazy man's prayer. > Try Suri Classified Ads—D'ial 8302 some to equal the No. 2 rating.of the' Irish football squad. Maryland, succeeded to first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tuesday night when North Carolina suffered its first league loss'at the-hands of North Carolina Sta;e 84 t<j 77. Maryland, idle Tuesday night, now leads with.a-5-1. mark and North Carolina stands second with 3-1. NC State overcame an .early North Carolina lead and went ahead to stay late in' the first period. North Carolina, trailing by 14 points going into the final quarter, cut the gap in half with a spirited drive that fell short. Mel Thompson led NC State's Wolfpack with. 30 points. . Holy Cross bounced back ' frqm its .crushing defeat by Notre Dame to trounce Dartmouth 82 to 67 at Worcester, Mass., to mve its record up to 13-1. Togo Palazzi, the Crusaders' All-America candidate, poured in 38 points. '',.'. .That man Bevo Francis had an- •oth'er big night for Rio Grande College, scoring 55 points to pace a 117 to 78 victory over Ashland .College of Ohio. Bevo now has averaged 49.5 points per game' and Rio Grande 95.8. In other leading games, Idaho : beat Washington State 71. to 53 in the Pacific' Coast Conference, De Paul scored a 94 to 42 rout .of Lewis College, and Indiana State downed Butler 6049. . Western Kentucky, the nation's^ fifth-ranked team, -will- attempt to improve on the nation's best perfect .record Wednesday night when it seeks win" No. 17 against Tennessee Tech. Other leading games include: Auburn-Georgia Tech in the Southeastern Conference; .Army-Pennsylvania; Cornell-Sampson AFB, Dayton- Seton Hall, Delaware-Temple, Louisville-Hanover, -Siena :- Villanova, and -LaFayette-Muhlenberg. Drawings for Davis CUD In Europe Starts MELBOURNE, .Australia,' Jan. 20 —UP—The draw for the European, zone Davis CUD matches was made Wednesday by Sir Norman Brookes,' president o£ the Australian Lawh Tennis Association. Entries . for .American zone matches will not close until Feb. 15 and that draw probably will be made Feb. 18. Brookes , made Wednesday's draw from the Davis Cup in a special.ceremony at Melbourne's -town hall. .. ,' The European . and American zone matches must be completed before Dec. 18, with the challenge round' scheduled to be played in Australia, Dec. 27 to 29.' In' the first round of the European draw, Brazil • meets Switr.- .erland, Monaco . meets Yugoslavia, The Netherlands meets Spain. Egypt rnee,t s Turkey,. Austria meets Ireland, Finland meets Norway. New Zealand meets. Hungary and Luxemburg draws a "bye. In the second round. Great Britain meets, the Brazil-Switzerland winner: France meets the Finland- Norway winner; Germany meets the New Zealand-Hungary winner, and Luxemburg plays "Denmark. Flowers Signs With Colts BALTIMORE, Jan. .,20 — UP— Bernie Flowers,' All-America end from Purdue, and All-League choice in the Canadian . Football League in 1953,. has .signed..a contract to play with the Baltimore Colts this year. Flowers,- the Colts' No. ;2 draft choice in 1953 plaj'ed with the Ottawa 'Roufihriders, but after conferring with Baltimore President Don Kellett, has decided to fore• sake Canadian football. Kellett spent Tuesday trying .to sign Billy Vessels, who played -with Edmonton in the Canadian League last year. . , For Bowlers: The Big Chicago Match Ready ,.'''• , *^^ ' ' . - ' f' CHICAGO, Jan, 20 —UP—Detroit's Don Carter, whose, accuracy improves every year, was "very confident" Wednesday, that he could capture for the second straight time the title he declared was bowling's biggest, the national match gam e championship. "I wasn't bowling very well last year when the tournament started," he said., "and, that I got better and won. ; Well, this year I was bowling well when I went in, and I think I slipped a little bit, but I got it back." Currently Carter, a 27-year-old blonde, was bowling a match game, exhibition series with Junie McMahon. But starting Thursday, both' he and MeMahon will move into' head to head combat with the 14 highest scorers after 36 games of pin eliminations. . ..Sunday night the bowler .with' the best record of frames won and lost and pins knocked down will win the 13th annual match game title. "I think my timing is good how," he -said, "and that's the most important part of bowling. The sport is more physical than mental. Once you've got your form and timing, then if something goes wrong, you've got to get back to the form and timing that work for. you. "Form is an .individual thing. And every bowler should find his own form, the on e that lets' him score best, and keep it. It's different for everybody." Carter didn't believe there was too much strategy to the game. "You have to,develop your accuracy," he ' said; "and then try to deliver the ball the same way physically every time.. "But competition helps. you. If you bowl in a-..tougher league, then your scores should 'get better. I bowled a 188 average one season and then;I bowled in the classic league, a 200. average league, the next year and I jumped to 200." Carter, who has been bowling for five years in the "scratch leagues" and who bowled for recreation for nine years earlier, said that he moved from his native St. Louis to' Detroit because of "better bowling and better competition." ' "I don't have any particular way to get ready for a big match," he saiu. . ' •• . "Except that I don't like to travel,-so I try to get to the place of th e match -early for a rest. Then regular hours and a ffood diet." MIKE FRANSSEN STATE |ESERVE LIFE "See Me Before You Die" •••••••••••1 ^^•^^••^^nMHP^H LITTLE AD LITTLE PRICES '51 NASH 4-Door .$995 '49 NASH : Statesman 2-Dr. $495 '47 FORD V-8 2-Dr. $295 '46 PLYMOUTH 2-Dr. .........$295 WILUS COBB NASH 407 W. TEXAS Basketball Results- By UNITED PRESS Tuesday's College Basketball MIDWEST Kio Grande (Ohio) 117, Ashland 78. Indiana St. 60,- Butler 49. De Paul 94, Lewis 42. 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