The Daily Tar Heel from Chapel Hill, North Carolina on December 4, 1948 · Page 3
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Saturday, December 4, 1948
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3 i J ; PAG2 'l'rirS THE DAILY" TAR HESE Highest Paid Waterbov Rockets' Elroy Hirsch Claims Highest-Paid Water Boy Title By Sieve Snider NEW YORK, Dec. 4.-(UP)-Elroy (Crazy Legs) Hirsch iniured backfield star of the Chicago Rockets, probably is the hthe"3 pa d waterboy m pro. football .-Victim of a concussion early in the season Hirsch was declared out of action for the season but volun-te,red to help out, where he could ... He does most everything in the way of odd jobs and with a smilo s- President Avery Brundage of the American Olympic committee ; reported, ready to reS1gn, nevertheless is looking forward to a trip tll Rome m April to see what can be done about getting the 1950 Olympic gaines iui ueiroii. '3- Sight-seer Dazzling Doak Walker of Southern Methodist finally got a good trip for himself when he won the Heisman Award and will come to New York to accept it ... So far in his varsity seasons, SMU twice has been host in the Cotton bowl right in his own home town of Dallas . . . Meanwhile, Texas, twice runnerup, got a loser's bonus of fancy trips to the Sugar bowl last year and to the Orange bowl this year. ' Shrine Game Sellout Sellout Tickets for the East-West' Shrine game at San Francisco went on sale in mid-summer and could have sold out almost twice over before the season ended .. . Three "unidentified" play ers will be added to the East mm i-f v V'l 1 fits -v - . vj, 5 x g s $vV ELROY HIRSCH . . . before injuries came squad after Saturday's games and the three undoubtedly will be Notre Dame's Frank Tripucka, John Panelli, and Leon Hart. Height of something or other in this bowl business was an invitation to the Harbor bowl received by Navy victim of eight straight defeats and a tie with Army. The Brooklyn Dodgers, with a huse load of rlaver talent, are .looking for more baseball farm clubs at a time when many others are tightening up . . . Addition of a Hollywood agreement gave the bums three Triple-A clubs (St. Paul and Montreal are the others) but Branch Rickey insists he still needs more. Change Helps Dick Bartell, new coach of the Detroit Tigers, fell victim late in his career to a mysterious streak of wildness . . . When the Chicago Cubs got him in a deal with the New York Giants, Bartell suddenly found he couldn't make the throw from shortstop to first base without conking a half-dozen customers in the front boxes of the upper stands behind first base . . . When he was traded to the Tigers, his control returned and he never did find out what caused his trouble. Tuss McLaughry of Dartmouth, vho has been coaching a long time, recently reminded Andy Kerr that he played high school football against Kerr-coached teams 40 years ago . . . "And you looked a lot older then, Andy, than you do now." . . . Kerr, dropped from Colgate when he passed retirement age, is coaching at Lebanon Valley and both he and McLaughry are Bernie Bierman's assistant coaches for the East-West game. Army Coach Explains Refusal Of Post Season Football' Tilt By Oscar Fraley NEW YORK, Dec. 3. (UP) Stern with indignation, Army football Coach Earl (Red) Blaik vehemently denied today that he had "anything" to do with refusing a bowl bid of which Army had three because he feared a possible meeting with powerful Notre Dame. Blaik, who has turned out three undefeated teams at Army within four years, insisted that he "never was much of a bowl man." and he disclosed that when he coached at Dartmouth he personally had turned thumbs down on a Rose bowl bid. The Army coach was tight-lipped and grim-eyed as he refuted a New Orleans report that he had turned down a Sugar bowl bid after Secretary of the Army Kenneth Royal and top Academy officials had okayed the trip. "On Nov. 9, Gen. (Maxwell D.) Taylor announced that we were not interested in postseason games," Blaik said. "Later Secretary Royal called and asked Taylor what was our stand. Gen. Taylor told him we were against such Karnes and it was Taylor's decision not Blaik's." Must Pass Exams "We are different from any other institution," the dark-haired coach added. "Our boys don't get to go home often. Christmas week is about the only time. Then, too, they have their written mid-year examinations in December and it doesn't matter whether you play football or not if you fail them." "Football still is incidental at West Point," he said. "And it should be. I believe the purpose of going to college is to get an education. These games extend the season but, more important, they might cause some cadet to flunk out of the Academy. It wouldn't be worth it if one boy failed." Blaik made these statements as he appeared to accept the Lambert award for Army as the outstanding team in the East this season. Next Year Tough "But I don't think we'll be back to claim it next year," he grinned, fondling the huge silver and gold trophy. "Remember, we start with Penn State and Michigan." He also defended the two-team system as "progressive" football and credited his coaching staff with much of this year's success. And then, asked who was the best player he had seen this season, the Army coach lauded Navy's Bill Hawkins, the fullback from Richmond, Va., who scored twice to give Navy a tie last Saturday. Quakers to Field Top-Notch Quint For Woollen Tilt By Larry Fox Snmp mnro r.f Vio wrinVles in the Carolina basketball machine! will get ironed out starting at 8 o'clock tonight when the Tar Heels play host to anorther North State conference foe, Guilford college, in Woollen gym. Thursday night the local cag-ers opened the season by soundly thumping Lenoir Rhyne by a 68-51 count. Coy Carson stole the show against the Bears by dropping in 28 points to pace both teams. Car son averaged over a point a minute; notching his 28 markers in 25 minutes of action. Although the Tar Heels were in complete charge throughout the contest, they exhibited evidences of stage fright and were often guilty of pressing too hard. Hugo Kappler,' who played a fine defensive game in his first encounter for the Blue and White, was hampered a bit by "opening- game fever" as were many of the others. It took the first string several minutes to get started and when Coach Tom Scott sent in his second quintet, he had the same problem. With more games un der their belt, the Tar Heels should develop a smoother aggregation. Coach Scott did credit the boys witli playing a "scrappy, hustling game." He also stated that the cagers would have to improve their defense a bit. The same lineup which open ed against Lenoir Rhyne will start against the Quakers, but the second five is due to see ex tensive actfon as the Kansas men tor experiments with his lineup. ! Carson and Kappler will open in the forward slots with Nemo Nearman at center and Dan Nyi-micz and Rip Ryan at guard. Howard Deasy, Charlie Thome, Red Bennett, John Tsantes, and Norm Mitchell will also do a lot of playing. Carolina's next game is against Elon college .Monday night in Woollen gym. Coach Scott and freshman mentor Jim Hamilton journied to Raleigh last night to watch the Wolfpack in action against Hanes Hosiery. Another Asheville Scoring Threat bh 1 J rX?Tv V'-S COY CARSON, Tar Heel forward, proved that being from Asheville does wonders for a man when he tossed in 28 points in the season's opener Thursday night. Carson stands an even six feel. Notre Dame-SCf 'Bama-Poly, Top Games of Football Finale EXECUTIVE CAREERS HI RETAILING One-year Course Uad to Matter's H M Dagr I ill 1 Prepare to step into a responsible executive position in the retailing field: buying, advertising, fashion, personnel. Specialized training, exclusively for college graduates, covers merchandising, personnel management, textiles, store organization, sales promotion, and all phases of store activity, neau&uu approach under store-trained faculty. Classes are combined with paid store work Students are usually placed be'-fore graduation. Co-educational. Master's degree. Tuition $350. Four full-tuition scholarships available. Limited enrollment. Write Admissions Office for "Bulletin C KtSlAKCH BURtAU fOK MAIL TRAINING UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Pittsburgh 13, Pa. Frosh Cagers Meet Quaker Jayvee Five Carolina's Tar Baby cagers, fresh from a convincing 76-53 win over Louisburg college in their season's opener, will be after victorv number two when they meet the Guilford college junior varsity tonight at 6 o'clock in Woollen gym in a preliminary to the varsity's 8 o'clock with the uaker hardwooders. The frosh five had little trouble stopping the Louisburg five Thursday night, with forward Buddy Johnson and guard Johnny Bowersox leading the way. Coach Jim Hamilton is expec ted to start the same quint that took the floor Thursday night: Harter and Johnson, forwards; Guyes, center; Reuning and Bowersox, guards. NEW YORK, Dec. 3. (UP) Notre Dame and Clemson were heavy favorites today to wind up the long football season tomorrow as members of a tight circle of perfect record teams. Casualties were heavy among the .potential giants during the 12-week season and only California and Michigan so far have finished their campaigns with neither a defeat nor a tie. But the Irish of Notre Dame, unbeaten in 27 straight games, were favored by 20 Vz points to join them with a victory over Southern California. Clemson, last of the south's unbeaten elevens, was a prohibitive choice over cellar-dwelling Citadel in the Southern conference. Although Notre Dame may be regarded as "upset proof" Coach Frank Leahy would have reason to fear the Trojans as a jinx, if nothing else. Notre Dame's last record winning streak, 26 without a defeat, was ended by a spectacular Southern California rally in 1931. A scattering of other regular season games and several bowl games are coming up. Vanderbilt, winner of seven straight since its slow start, was a 28-point favorite over Miami at Miami tonight and a renewal of the Alabama-Auburn rivalry after a lapse of 41 years tops the rest of the slim Saturday schedule. Alabama was favored bv 13 2 points Richmond plays at Rollins, New Mexico State plays Arizona State of Tempe and Utah State takes on San Diego State. Florida Students Putting up Battle To Keep Ray Wolf Gainsville, Fla., Dec. 3 (UP) The bulletin boards, classroom blackboards and walls of the University of Florida campus were scrawled with signs of "We Want Wolf" today in a fervent effort of students to retain Raymond (Bear) Wolf as head football coach. And the State Board of Control which supervises Florida s col leges, was bombarded with peti tions and letters demanding that Wolf's three-year contract, which i A i A. i ino' Some People Will Never Learn; Justice Trails Walker Again . NEW YORK, Dec. 4 (UP) Doak Walker, the handsome triple-threat halfback who led Southern Methodist to the Southwest conference championship, today was named football player of the year in a United Press poll of sports writers and broadcasters from every section of the nation. Walker, a junior who still has another year of college eligibility, was picked by 101 of the 280 persons participating in the poll. He also was named back of the year, receiving 19 out of 294 votes cast in that poll. The SMU runner, passer and kicker received two other major honors this week. On Tuesday, he was chosen for the Heisman Trophy, awarded annually to the nation's outstanding collegiate football player. O" Wednesday, he was named on the United Press All-America team for the second successive season. Choo Choo Trails Charlie (Choo Choo) Justice of North Carolina was second but far behind Walker in both polls. The North Carolina star received 50 votes as back of the year, 37 as player of 1948. Charles Bednarik, the Pennsylvania center, with 30 votes, and Stan Heath, Nevada's passing ace, J with 22, followed Walker and Justice in the player of the year voting. Others who received player of the year votes were Jack Mitchell, Oklahoma back, 11; Jack Jensen, California back, seven; Norman Van Brocklin, Oregon back, and Pete Elliott, .Michigan back, six each; William Fischer, Notre Dame guard, Leon Hart, Notre Dame end, and Chuck Ort-mann, Michigan back, five each. Gil Stephenson, Army back, received four votes and Emil BASKETBALL RESULTS N. C. State 63, Hanes Hos. 47. ing to oust Wolf. -Z , 1 CHARLIE JUSTICE . always a bride's maid Conn Gets Ready For Six-Rounder With Champ Joe, CHICAGO, Dec. 3. (UP) Billy Conn, a pint-sized heavyweight who found king-size Joe Louis too much the king in two previous meetings, will be levelling for another shot at the heavyweight boxing championship when he meets the brown bomber in a six-round exhibition match Dec. 10. He said that today, anxious for another chance at boxing's greatest crown. "I will be in there pitching, giving everything that I have to outpoint Louis, and if I can' knock him down or knock him out, I'm going to try and do that," Conn said. "You can bet your last dollar it will be a better fight than the last time we met," he went on. Conn has been training for two months for a six-round exhibition. Sports Calendar 6:00 FRESHMAN BASKET- vs. Guilford Jayvees. Woollen gym. 8:00 VARSITY BASKET BALL Carolina vs. Guilford. Woollen gym. expired ai me ciose oi uie BALL Carolina season be renewed. There had been reports that the pudgy, genial Wolf would be dismissed and Wally Butts, present head coach at Georgia, was being sought as his successor. Some 1,500 university students held a mass rally in front of the svmnasium yesterday and pre sented the popular coach with a wrist watch inscribed: "To Ray (Bear) Wolf. A great fellow. A Great Coach." Petitions were posted conspicuously in dining halls, dormitories, fraternities and boarding houses throughout the school and by nightfall more than 4,500 signatures had been collected. Leaders of the drive hoped to have 9,000 names by today. The enrollment at Florida is approximately 10,000. The petition accused a "very small gro.up of alumni in one of our Northern cities" of attempt ROY COLE and HIS ORCHESTRA hives at E. C. LEONARD'S 305 Cameron Avenue Write: P.O. Box 902 The COLONIAL INN HlLLSBORO, N. C. For Excellent Food Clean Restf ul Rooms TELEPHONE 4301 Sitko, Notre Dame back, and Art Murakowski, Northwestern back, got three each; while Alex Sarkisian, Northwestern center; Johnny Rauch, Georgia back; Frank Tripucka, Notre Dame back; Bobby Gage, Clemson back; Arnold Gallifa,' Army back, Lynn Chandnois, Michigan 'State back and Dick Wilkins, Oregon end, got two each. BOWL GAME POSTPONED The Optimist bowl football game, scheduled for High Point last night, was called off because of rain and will be played tonight. Two Chapel Hill high school grid- ders will play for the eastern team. The BROCKWELL ComfnrtaMe Guest Rooms at Moderate Prices Over Sloan Drug Store Operated by Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Graham phone F-438 353G 3536 Beer by the Case Delivered Ice Cold to i Your Home CALL 3536 K & M BEER DELIVERY SERVICE 1. 1 in mi, mi JT .v 1 IN A HOME . . . The Best STIOULD BE FOUND You Can Have It at Johnson-Strowd-Ward FURNITURE COMPANY 3 Zl yh ----- -'i On our anniversary wc wish to thank you for the opportunity we have had in our first year to serve you. 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