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Redlands Daily Facts 8 - Tuesday, Feb, 4,19M Gaels take spotlight tonight By United Press International The St. Mary's Gaels get the spotlight tonight in a very meager schedule of collegiate basketball games on the Pacific Coast—and it's the last thing in the world St. Mary's wants this season. The Gaels, who have dropped 13 games, will be shooting for their second victory when (hey meet the University of Pacific at Stockton in a West Coast Athletic Conference game. The Tigers are in fourth place in the conference standings, with a record of one victory and one defeat. St. Mary's is 0-2. The only other games on tonight's schedule are Redlands at Portland University and San, Fernando Valley at Westmont. There was quite a bit of action involving West Coast teams! Monday night, but all of the games were no-conference en counters—more or less. The University of Californi; at Santa Barbara walloped San Jose State, 55-38 in a slow motion WCAC contest, but the Rancheros are a new team in the conference and their games do not count in the standings this season. It was the first game in three weeks for San Jose, which is tied for first place with USF in the WCAC race. The Spartans have won two and lost none, while the Dons are 3-0. The Southern California Trojans suffered their seventh straight defeat Monday night as they were downed 71-60 by Ari zona State University at Tempe ASU's Joe Caldwell led all scor ers with 27 points. The Santa Clara Broncs ran into more trouble on their swing through the East. They suffered their 11th defeat of the season in Pittsburgh by losing to Duquesne, 92-68. At Puget Sound, guard Charlie Williams poured in 30 points to lead the Seattle University Chieftains io a 105-88 victory over Memphis State. In other games, Chico State downed Cal Western of San Diego, 70-50; Sacramento State defeated Orange Stale, 76-65 in overtime, the Cal Aggies trimmed UC at Riverside, 85-68 and Arizona State College whipped Nevada Southern 9784, and Alaska defeated St. Martin's, 106-93. BIG THREE—France's two skiing sisters and the U.S. entry, Jean Saubert, captured all the honors in the Winter Olympics' giant slalom event. Marielle Goitschel, left was the winner. Her-sister Christine, right, tied with Miss Saubert, center, for second place. First U.S. gold medal Wooden feels UCLA will be underdog team LOS ANGELES (UPI)—UCLA coach John Wooden, with a No. 1-ranked basketball team and 17 victories under his belt, is prepping his squad to play the underdog in this weekend's encounter with California. The reason? Because the two- game set is scheduled in Cal's Harmon Gym, a chamber of horrors to visiting coaches in which rabid students provide a fifth column for an already dangerous Bear basketball team. "Just playing up there is the reason I'm worried," Wooden confessed to the Southern California Basketball Writers Association Monday. "If we were playing Cal down here, I wouldn't be as worried. In fact, I would have to admit I think we would win." Hayes heads program LOS ANGELES (UPD Sprint king Bob Hayes heads a program which includes many of the greatest stars of track and field next Saturday in the Los Angeles Indoor Games. Terry McDermott wins 500-meter skating race By HENRY W. THORNBERRY UPI Sports Writer INNSBRUCK. Austria (UPI) —Terry McDermott, a 23-year- old barber from EssexviUe, Mich., using skates he borrowed from his coach, gave the victory-starved U.S. team its first gold medal of the Winter Olympics today when he won the men's 500-meter speed- skating race in an Olympic record of 40.1 seconds. Heavy favorite Evgeny Grishin of Russia, holder of the old mark of 40.2 seconds and many - time world champion, skidded slightly on the first turn and finished in a three- way tie for second place, in 40.6 seconds. McDermott's upset triumph touched off an explosion of joy in the camp of the American team. Until today the only medals won by the United States were one silver and one bronze, both by Jean Saubert of Ogdcn, Utah in women's skiing. McDermott's time, which stunned a capacity crowd in the Olympic ice stadium because the ice had been thought to be slow as a result of mild weather, eclipsed the mark that Grishin set in winning this event in 1956 and tied when he won it again in 1960 at Squaw Valley, Calif. "I did it on borrowed skates," the jubilant McDermott disclosed. "I broke my own skates in training in Colorado and Coach Leo Freisinger suggested I use his." Freisinger, of Los Angeles, hailed Terry for "skating a perfect race," and McDermott said, "I got into good form right at the start and held it." U.S. Had Fears After Miss Saubert's second 'place in the women's giant slalom Monday, the experts here were forecasting that the U.S. team would go without a Gold Medal for the rest of the games. Theat never has happened to the Yanks, their all-time low being in 1936 when the U.S. team won only one Gold Medal and three Bronze. McDermott ended American fears of a shutout with his slashing, driving race around the Olympic ice oval. When he zoomed across the finish he was mobbed by U.S. coaches and athletes, who smothered him in bear hugs. Even the Russians stopped to watch. risain, who win the 1500 meters in the 1956 games and thus was shooting today for his fourth Olympic Gold Medal, skidded on the first turn after covering the first 100 meters faster than any other skater. The time he lost gave McDermott his big chance. The 5-foot. 9-inch American came booming out from the starting line snd slashed down the first 100 meters in 10 sec onds flat. The time-conscious crowd went to its feet, roaring as the barber came whizzing down the home stretch, his arms swinging and his legs driving like steel pistons. The noise died to silence at the finish line and then a huge shout burst from the Austrian crowd as it realized McDermott had won. Meanwhile, Vladimir Melanin gave runaway leader Russia its seventh Gold Medal of the Win ter Olympic Games by winning the military-style biathlon skj event, and Germany swept both men and women's singles tobogganing. Scott Ethan Allen, 14, of Smoke Rise, N.J., remained in strong contention in men's figure skating by holding onto fourth place after three figures. Holds Lead Manfred Schnelldorfer of Germany continued to lead the figure skating although his lead over Karol Divin of Czechoslovakia was narrowed in the third figure. European champion Alain Calmat of France was third. ! Melanin took the biathlon on the basis of unofficial results by covering the 20-kilometer (about 12li miles) ski course in an Olympic record one hour, 20 minutes, 26.8 seconds. He scored a perfect 10 hits in shooting. The biathlon consists in a cross-country ski race during which each athlete stops to shoot at four rifle ranges, losing two minutes in time for each miss. Melanin's time eclipsed the Olympic mark of 1:33:21.6 set by Sweden's Klas Nestander in 1960, when the event was held for the first time. Olav Jordet of Sweden was second in 1:25:38.8. Alexander Privalov of Russia was third in 1:25:45.5, and his Bronze Medal for third place was the 17tb medal for the Soviet Union, far more than any other nation. Thomas Koehler won the men's tobogganing and Ortrun Enderlein the women's for Germany's first Gold Medals of the games. Germany scored a 1-2-3 sweep in the men's singles and missed a similar sweep only when Helene Thurner of Austria took third place in the women's event. Injuries, hard luck hit USC team LOS ANGELES (UPI) — The, , hard-luck University of Southern [California basketball squad which surrendered its seventh game in a row Monday night, may have only one senior to throw against the University of Washington this weekend. Allen Young resprained an ankle, it was reported, to join mumps - ridden Doug Bolcam on the sick list. A Trojan representative told the Southern California Basketball Writers Association that Bolcam is out for several weeks, and Young might not be ready in time for the two games in Seattle Friday and Saturday. A third meeting is scheduled Monday in the Sports Arena. Arizona State University squad inflicted a 71-60 defeat on the Trojans at Tempe, Ariz. Dean Hall under suspension ARCADIA (UPI) — Jockey Dean Hall will not ride for the next 10 days under a suspension fir careless riding ordered by Santa Anita's board of stewards. The stewards ordered Hall suspended Monday and also fined jockey Manuel Ycaza S50 for lodging an unwarranted claim of foul. Dessaux to be speaker at ski club The Tyrolean ski club will meet tomorrow night at 8 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 1450 West Highland avenue, San Bernardino. Guest speaker for the evening will be Georges Dessaux, one of Southern California's outstanding ski instructors. Seals still hope to add Howie Young to team By United Press International . The San Francisco Seals of [the Western Hockey League are still hopeful of landing Howie Young, the rough-and-tumble former defenseman of the National Hockey League. The Seals have been talking about a deal witb Chicago for the rugged Young, who was dropped by the Hawks last week and has since been waived out of the NHL. "I think I have a better chance to land Young than any other club," said Seal coach Bud Poile. "I coached him at Edmonton and we always got along." However, Young has indicated that he will not report to any minor league club. j The Seals lost a veteran wing-! man Monday because he preferred retirment to transfer to the American Hockey League Duke Edmundson refused to report to the AHL and was suspended by the Seals indefinitely. Edmundson left the San Francisco club at Portland, where the Seals play the Buckaroos Wednesday night. He said he had a job waiting in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, Gerry Brisson of San Francisco and Arnie Scbmautz of Portland were fined 550 and suspended for one .game for their stick swinging (duel in Portland Sunday. Two games are scheduled for onight in the WHL. Seattle goes against league-leading Denver at Denver in a bid by the Totems to move into a second- place tie with Los Angeles. Portland lays at Vancouver in a makeup game for one postponed during the weekend of President Kennedy's assassination. There was no action in the league Monday night. Meanwhile, the latest WHL statistics showed that Seattle's Guyle Fielder added four assists in two games last week to up his leading point total to 78 after 46 games. Fielder was 10 points ahead of his nearest rival, Lou Jan- jkowski of Denver, who leads in goal scoring with 32 markers in 51 games. Denver goalie Al Millar maintained his position as the top goalkeeper by allowing only 11 goals in four contests. Millar has allowed only 2.65 goals per game. Portland's Mike Donaldson took over the penalty lead, bumping Seattle's Larry Zeidel from the position he has held most of the season. Donaldson, averaging three minutes per game now, picked up 24 minutes in the penalty box last week for a total of 151. Zeidel now trails with 137 minutes. Longden to sit on board ARCADIA (UPI) — Johnny Longden, the jockey with all- time honors for riding, will make his next mark just sitting —on the board of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association. Longden, who is a member of the association by virtue of his Bar J-L Ranch in Riverside, became the first jockey ever chos- |en to sit on the board at balloting Monday. SMASHES STILL NEWPORT, Tenn. (UPI)— Revenue agents Sunday smashed an underground still capable of producing 7,000 gal Ions of illegal whisky a day. The agents estimated the stills would have cost the government up to $1,000 per day in tax losses. SHOOTING WAR Lakers hobble into game at Cincinnati CINCINNATI (UPD—The Los Angeles Lakers, sorely in need ,of a stand-in for injured Jerry West, hobble into the Cincinnati Gardens tonight to meet the red - hot Royals and try to salvage the final game of a disastrous road trip. Los Angeles now rests in the [unfamiliar third spot in the Western Division of the National Basketball Association after setting the pace in the loop since the season began. The Lakers fell one game behind San Francisco and St. Louis by dropping a weekend series to the Hawks 113-96 and 107-105. So far the Lakers' six- game swing through the East has been a total loss. ( Elgin Baylor and Rudy La Russo have tried to compensate for the loss of West and his 29.6 per game point average but their added efforts have not been enough to get the team back in the win column. Wednesday night will find the Lakers back in the Sports Arena for the first of two games with the suddenly-potent Detroit Pistons. It was a week ago that the Lakers began their loosing streak in a battle with the same Pistons in Detroit. Knightly Manner heads field of 15 ARCADIA (UPI) — Knightly Manner, a lightly-raced but rapidly improving son of Round Table, heads a field of 15 3- year-olds today in the $20,000 Santa Catalina Stakes at Santa Anita. Veteran jockey Johnny Longden brought in winners in the co-featured races Monday, capturing the $10,000 Double H Ranch Purse with the South African horse, Colorado King, and winning the Head Play Purse with Lincoln Center. The mounts paid $4.80 and $13.60 to win respectively. SELL IT TOMORROW With low - cost Classified Ads Terriers in hot race for wrestling title A red-hot race for the Citrus Belt League wrestling title will finish following this weeks matches. Redlands High Terriers, San Bernardino, Pacific and Fontana all have just one loss going into the final six days. Coach Bob Chambers matmen drew one of the toughest opponents when they host San Bernardino Cardinals tomorrow night at 6:30 p.m. in Terrier Gym. Admission is free. Friday Redlands grapplers travel to meet powerful Fontana in the Steelers gym at 5:30 p.m. Coach Chambers matmen will be meeting two of the two three teams in just three days of league action. Art Navarro, 160 pounder was elected team captain for the year by members of the Terrier Squad last night. Starting for Redlands tomorrow night will be 98-Ruben Ruiz; 106-Art Navarro: 115-Jim Cardoza, 123- Y. Wada; 130-Tom Sparkman; 136-John C a s s e 1; 141-Fred Flores; 148-Bruce Wilson or Steve Moran; 157-Moran or Jon Watkins; 168-Augie Medina; 178- Rick Kolstad; 194-Dale Cran ford; 235-David Coleman. The Fontana match will close the regular season. The Citrus Belt League meet on Feb. 15th at Riverside from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. will also be the California Interscholastic Federation preliminaries. The CIF semi-finals will be held at Westminister high school on Feb. 22 and the finals at Long Beach State College on Feb. 28. San Bernardino will wind up CBL competition on Friday at Ramona while Pacific meets Colton today and goes to Riverside Friday. San Bernardino threw the league into the four way tie when they dropped Fontana 24-17 last Friday. Terrier JV downs Colton's team 50-40 By TOM REEOER In a loosely played game be fore a sparse crowd, the Red lands High Junior Varsity dumped the Colton J V's, 50-40 yesterday. Redlands led 25-11 at the half, after allowing Colton a paltry one point in the second quarter. Colton rallied in the second half, however, against opposition composed largely of Redlands' reserves. Coach Maurice Fey of the Terriers said that it was good experience for the reserves, and that under the circumstances, they did a good job. Jim Winter, who has consistently lead the Redlands club all season, again headed the scoring column with a 17 point total. Terry Cook, another steady performer, dropped in 8. Dick Owens, Rich Abrassart, and Dan DeGroot each bad 6. Ed Bradley, Ray Armendariz, and Jimmy Eastwood all put in 2 points, and John Bennett capped the Redlands scoring with a free toss. The Terriers, now 5-4 in league action, travel to San Bernardino Thursday to take on the erratic Pacific Pirates. Jim David to coach with Forty Niners SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) The San Francisco Forty Niners of the National Football League got a new defensive coach Mon- jday and lost one from the offensive platoon. Jim David, former Los Angeles Ram defensive backfield coach, was signed to the same position with The Forty Niners. David and present San Francisco head coach Jack Christiansen were part of one of the finest NFL deffensive second­ aries as teammates with the Detroit Lions. , Meanwhile, offensive backfield coach Jack Myers announced that he was resigning to devote more time to a swimming and tennis club which he co-owns and manages in Stockton. Christiansen said he planned to take over the offensive backfield chores himself and would name a new offense end coach. TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or ap pliances will find a ready market through Classified Ads. UR relay team in LA. indoor games Saturday University of Redlands Bulldogs will be represented in the Los Angeles Indoor Games Saturday night in the Sports Arena. Coach Ted Runner will have a mile relay team running on the boards. Rambling for Redlands will be four of these six speedsters Elliot Mason, Richard McDowell, Jack Vanderknyff, Gary Cummins, Chuck Beedy and Barry Pulliam. The Bulldog quartet will be up against stiff competition from Los Angeles State, Long Beach State, Cal Poly of Pomona and a San Fernando State team. Gulls to meet Globetrotters in San Bernardino Off their showing on tour against the Harlem Globetrotters last season, the Atlantic City (N.J.) Sea Gulls, official basketball representatives of the east coast resort city, have won a repeat assignment and will appear here as the opponents of the celebrated team, at the Swing Auditorium in San Bernardino on Saturday night at 8:00 p.m. Displaying a fiery and effective brand of ball, the Gulls gave last season's Trotters many an exciting contest and some of their meetings developed into cage classics. With additional strength they hope to be matching up even better against Abe Saperstein's clever warriors in the 1963-64 trail. Owner-Coach-Player Louis (Red) Klotz, the former Villanova University 'Mighty Mite" and a pro star for years despite his diminutive stature, has obtained several new highly-touted prospects to round out a lanky and capable team. The Gulls are rated second only to the Globetrotters among the independent traveling teams of today and Klotz would love nothing better than to move them up to the No. 1 spot. Good reserved scat tickets are on sale daily, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.. at the Administration Building. Orange Show Grounds, South "E" street in San Bernardino. Tickets are priced at $3.00, $2.50, $2.00 and $1.50. Giants sign three pitchers SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) The San Francisco Giants of the National League, who open spring training in 20 days, Monday announced the signing of three pitchers — including two former no-hit, no-run stars. Don Larsen is well known for his starring effort. He pitched a perfect game for the New York Yankees in the 1956 world series. The other two to sign were Gaylord Perry and Bob Bishop, a young righthander who hurled a no - hit, no - run game for Springfield on the opening day of the 1963 Eastern League season. Larscn. a bull pen specialist for the Giants last year, compiled a 7-7 record with a 3 .05 earned run average in 46 games. He had 44 strikeouts and 30 walks. Terms of his contract were not announced, but it was believed Larsen got a slight raise over the $20,000 he earned in 1963. Bishop had a 4-2 record and a 1.33 era for Springfield when he developed bone chips in bis right elbow. He was placed on the injured list and underwent an operation for removal of the chips last fall- Perry was a disappointment to Giant manager Alvin Dark last season, when he appeared in 31 games and had a 1-6 record. However, Perry has the equipment, and Dark is hopeful that this may be the year he "finally arrives." The three signings Monday gave San Francisco 31 players under contract for 1964. Phoenix Open to go on as per schedule PHOENIX, Ariz. (UPI)—Relieved sponsors breathed easier today in the knowledge the $50,000 Phoenix Open survived a threatened boycott by the Professional Golfers Association (PGA), and would be played on schedule — with most of the game's biggest names entered. Until late Monday night, there was definite doubt the tourney could be played in the face of the PGA boycott. The PGA announced Sunday after Palm Springs Open that it was cancelling participation in the tournament because the Thunderbirds, who sponsor the Phoenix tourney, would not sign a contract giving the golf organization radio and television rights. Continued negotiations led to an announcement Monday night by Len Huck, Thunderbird president, that "contractual problems facing the Phoenix Open golf tournament have been worked out by Jay Hebert, representing the PGA, and the Thunderbirds." He did not disclose whether the PGA would be given the radio and television rights. But he did say Hebert, one of the more celebrated touring pros and a popular golfer in these parts, had "withdrawn the prohibition and the edict against the participation of PGA members." Almost immediately. Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, perhaps the two biggest names in the game, said they expected to play. Others included National Open champion Julius Boros. Whether all the top golfers could be rounded up in time was a matter of conjecture, but there was a strong belief they could. Many played Monday in a Saltan City, Calif, pro-amateur event and made tentative plans to move on to other areas, but were expected to reconsider and play at Phoe- ANNOUNCE FIGHT WORCESTER, Mass. (UPD— Promoter Sam Silverman announced Sunday that Hector Rodriguez of Providence, R.I., and Lloyd Marshall of Newark, N.J., will meet in an eight- round, featherweight bout at Mechanics Hall Thursday night. "Old Charlie" recalls the past By OSCAR FRALEY EVERGLADES CITY, Fla. (UPI) — Eighty-six year old Charlie Boggess sat on bis screened - in front porch and pointed across Barron River to the swank Everglades Rod and Gun Club lodge. "I can remember when that was a little four-room building and I went to school there," said the first guide in the history of the Everglades. "Now they get people like former Presidents Dwight Ei- [senhower and Harry Truman." Boggess is a relic of the past while the Rod and Gun Club is a testimonial to the future of | a peaceful spot where pelicans and seagulls wheel through the scented air and the tarpon roll temptingly in the clear waters. "Old Charlie" knows all about what went before. His grandpappy came down out of Georgia to settle in this fishing paradise and his father was one of the early plume and alligator hunters. "Feller named Ed Ferguson started hunting gators first," he recalled while the white haired woman to whom he has been married 65 years sat quietly watching him. "All he kept was the head because he sold the teeth for a dollar a pound. They made ladies' pins out of the biggest teeth, watch fobs out of the medium sized ones and earrings from the small ones. Imagine all the ladies' pocketbooks that went floating down the river." And, he grinned, since the Cuban market has been shut off for alligator skins, "there's a lot of bootlegging going on around here in alligator skins." The Rod and Gun Club lodge was built in 1920 but recently, as the western entrance to Everglades National Park, it has been completely refurbished. There is an eight foot channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a 1.000-foot dock, 58 new motel units and a screened in swimming pooL "Biggest tarpon I ever caught," said old Charlie," was 187 pounds. They're still out there, too. We have good fishing all the time." Old Charlie and his wife had seven children, 37 grandchildren "and it would take all week to count our chickheads (great grandchildren)." "Snapper" Butler, one of Charlie's grandsons, is one of the many guides available for hire but he doesn't promise to match old Charlie's feats. "By the time I know as much about the waters around here," said Snapper morosely, "I'll be sittin' up on the porch watchin' my grandchildren." "You used to could go all day and not see a soul around here," remembered the old guide. "But now they really come into that club across the river there. They's poor folks, though. They has to leave." You'll know just what he means if you ever get here.

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