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I n E BRADENTON HERALD B Sunday, December 18. 194 Jjo; 1 Netter wr. Florida's Five All-Southern Prep Gridders Not Be No. 1 NEW YORK. Dec. 17. Pancho Gonzales, who presently is occupied in making a bushel of money as a tennis professional, i wilt,have to wait until next Jan. i 21 to learn if he is the country Natl ranking amateur for 1949. ; That is when the Lawn Tennis Association is scheduled to hold its snuual meeting here and either to approve or disapprove the na-tfniyji mens list for the current . year submitted by the ranking committee. A delicate point of tends law is at issue. A&stern rule of the association sayithat no player who turns pro- fessipnal before Oct. 19 may aspire to a national ranking. It so happens that Gonzales, in a hurry to in on the national cham-' pinMhjp be had just won at Forest Julia. was sworn in as a money player on Sept. 20. Absolution will be submitted at the annual meeting to throw out the Oct.. 15 stiuplation, and it is thought that it. will be passed. But in the. meantime, both Pancho and 'the ranking committee are caught ' in a twitch. , " . Sehroeder Second On the list announced today, Gonzales 'appears at least temporarily in the No. 1 spot, followed in order by Ted Schoeder, : whom,' he defeated in a dramatic 'five-set final for the national crown; Billy Talbert of New York City and Frankie Parker of Los Angeles. If they fail to rescind the rule, Sehroeder automatically will ascend to No. 1, Talbert to No. 2, ' Parker, No: 3, etc. Frankie is in the clear. Though he is playing in the same pro troupe with Gon-sale? he carefully waited until after ."the deadline to join the union. ... . Completing the first 10 as mat-' ters stand are,. Na 9, Gardner Mulloy, Miami; No. 6, Arthur Lar- sen, San Leandro, Calif.; No. 7, Earl Cochell, San Francisco; No. 8 Sam Match, Los Angeles; No. 9, Edward Moylan, Trenton, N. J., and No. 10, Herbert Flam, Beverly Hills, Calif. ' ... , Beyond that, the committee . ranked another 20 in the following orders .. , James Brink, Seattle (tell be-. come No. 10 if Gonzales is unseated); Vic Seixas, Philadelphia, Gardner Lamed, Chicago; Jack Tuero, New Orleans; Fred Ko-valeski, Detroit; Richard Savitt, East Orange, N. J.; Hugh Stewart, San Marino, Calif.; Herbert Beh-rens.'jiFort Lauderdale; Arnold Saul.3 Los Angeles; Seymour Greetmerg, Chicago. Straight Clark. Los Angeles; In-in Dorfman. New York City; Tony Trabert, Cincinnati; Sidney Schwartz, New York City; Sidney B. Wood, Jr 'New York City; Frank Shields, New York City; William Vogt, Philadelphia; Grant Golded, Chicago; Charles Master- son. iHicksville, N. Y and Jack Geller, New RocheUe, N.Y. The perennial national doubles champions, Talbert and Mulloy, i are again rated No. 1, with Gon- '! sales and Parker No. 2, Sehroeder 1 and Bob Falkenburg Na 3, Co-chell.and Flam No. 4, and Beh-; , tens and Brink No. 5. Falkenburg was not ranked in singles because ; of inefficient play. Willie Knapp, who rode the j winning Upset in Man O Wars j only defeat, is in charge of Mrs. E. .L. Hopkins racing string this ' winter at Hialeah. Here are Florida's 1949 All-Southern prep players, announced today by the Orlando Sentinel-Star, At lower left . is Quarterback Jack Williams of Daytona Beach Mainland; upper left, Guard Art Wright of Lakeland; top center, Fullback Richard Caterer of Tampa Jefferson, chosen the state's most outstanding performer; upper right, Fullback Gordon Thompson of Jacksonville Landon; lower right, Guard A1 Hartley, also of London. Toledo Outclasses Tampa Five, 60-34 TOLEDO, O., Dec. 17 W Tampa University started hot but quickly cooled down and suffered a 60-34 shellacking by Toledo University here Friday night. The home squad overtook the Floridians and led, 26-16, at halftime. They piled up 34 more points in the second half while Tampa, trying and missing many shots from the floor, could get only 18. . Tampa Forward George Monts led the scoring with 12 points. Injury To Ktop SMU Act Out Of East -Wait Tilt SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 17 Doak Walker, Southern Methodist's All-America football star, will not play for the West in the Shrine's East-West Football classic here Dec. 31. The Shrine committee said a Charley horse has resulted in a calcium deposit in the athlete's knee and his doctor advised against playing. The injury kept Walker out of the SMU-Notre Dame contest. J States All-Southern Players Are Named 0000 OOXDClQO iWttetollr iriaBUH!) DAYTONA BEACH, Dec. 17 VP) Landon High School of Jacksonville placed two of its stars among the state's five representatives on the All-Southern gridiron honor roll. They are Guard A1 Hartley and Fullback Gordon Thompson, Who were distinguished for their consistently brilliant performances (or a Landon eleven that was un defeated but once tied during the season. The unprecedented selection of two players from the same team coincides with the solid support these two Landon stars received from all-southern committee members over the state. Sports Editor Bernard Kahn of the Daytona Beach News-Journal, chairman of the state's all-southern selection committee, reported that the outstanding player of the year in Florida was Dick Casares, bucking fullback for Jefferson of Tampa. The versatile 105 pound Jefferson player was accorded more votes than any other performer and he was a near unanimous choice for being the outstanding player. Lakeland Guard Honored The two other Florida scholastic aces named to the All-Southern were Art Wright, rugged guard for Lakeland, and Jackie Williams, arftul T formation quarterback for Mainland of Daytona Beach. Salts 'Stood Up ssue Challenge To Grid Teams mmoSm of Mra fcoWwtw Mif Im to ywr car. Wo wM Owk ywr -- SS - L I 1 t m Migg p BMm MS WOTVo iSVM BNS Driw ywr wr hi tefay tar ywr && amuMamttam Ut m Ml ywr britoy M V avcSHnt a good as geld mmmt ulnar M a Me MuS M (W.a0h y w lylilli MaMMiihk w haftuy hh m noW k Swfhi, ka kwplaimMM Aaiitii'H ) V HILLIARD BROS. . Sales PONTIAC Service WE BUY 'AND SELL GOOD USED CARS 61 1. Manatee Ava., W., Phone 31-64 X The grid encounter between the Sarasota Salts and the Miami Marauders slated at Sarasota last night was cancelled. A wire was received late Friday from the Miami outfit, saying tw cause of numerous injuries, the Marauders would be unable to line up a full team, and would not be able 4o play. After receiving this word, Ralph Matherly, Sarasota coach, put in a claim for the stale semi-pro cham lionship and issued an open chal-enge to play any team in the state : or the crown. He is seeking the game for the afternoon of Dec. 26, a holiday. , The Salts have one of the bes , ndependent records in the state with five victories against two losses. The Sarasota - Bradenton combine lost only to Kissimmee and Lake Worth, and defeatec Kissimmee in a return tilt. Matherly said Lake Worth would be acceptable as an opponent in the championship game. -SNEAD- (Continued from Fago i-B) 822,248. ' Jimmy DeMaret, the color-conscious clipper from Ojai, Calif., was fifth with 117,367. The 37-year-old Snead scored his biggest victories in the National P. G. A., Western Open and Masters' tourneys. He also won the Dapper Dan, Washington Star and Greensboro Opens. Sammy finished with a rush in the U. S. open, but a putting boner on the semi-final green cost him a chance to tie Miadlecoff for the title and dropped him into a second-place tie. Snead was runner-up in the All-American, Reading and Texas Opens and placed third in the Goodall Round Robin, Inverness Four 1 Ball and Tam O'Shanter World championship. Pete Cooper of Ponte Vedra, finished 18th in money winnings He played 56 18-hole rounds for an average of 71.43 strokes and 15,202. Thompson is the only junior among Florida's all-southern stars. The other four players are seniors. Six other schoolboy gridders in Florida received wide attention in the all-southern' selections and were singled out for honorable mention. They are Stan Marks, Miami Senior High halfback! Joe D'Argostlno, Orlando Tackle; Son' ny May, Robert . Lee, Jacksonville, halfback; Julian Gunter, Miami Tech center; Tommy Ives, Lake City halfback; and Jack Mackie, Clearwater quarterback. Williams, the Mainland triple threat, is the only All-Southern selected from a team other than a Big Ten conference member. He was the mainstay of the Daytona Beach eleven which was noted for its offensive power. The All-Southern selection committee omitted Ned Davis, West Palm Beach backfield ace who was named on the honor roll last year when he was a sophomore sensation. Davis was one of 11 excellent schoolboy players who had considerable support from the selection committee, but not enough to be included among the all southern lop five or the six honorable mentions. Near Misses ' The other 10 players who scored near misses" were Jack Fingar, tackle, Hillsborough of Tampa; Eugene (Bull) York, back, Fer-nandina; Adrian Rogers, center and back, West Palm Beach; Arch Cassidy, tackle, Robert E. Lee; Mike Karaphillis, back, Tarpon Springs; Billy Shilcs, end. Mainland of Daytona Beach; Frank Jernigah, guard, Pensacola; Homer Devane, end, Winter Haven; Angel Lopez, end, Jefferson of Tampa; and Percy Helveslon, end, Fort Myers. The - tate selection committee was made up of 10 members in addition to the chairman, Kahn. They were Pete Norton of the Tampa Tribune, Ray Charleston of The Florida Times-Union of Jack sonville, Jack Lcdoux of The Or lrndo Star, Whitey McMullen of the Gainesville Sun, Fred Fetti-john of the Tallahassee Daily Democrat, Whitey Kelley of the Miami Herald, Ralph Warner of the Bradenton Herald, John Maker of the Fort Myers News-Press, Wesley Chalk, Pensacola News-Journal, and Bob Balfe, West Palm Beach Prat-Times. Numerous other players received DON'T LOOK, CALIFORNIA Don't let California hear abou ; this but the tennis match between Manatee and Sarasota Highs scheduled Friday night was called off because of unusual" weather. Manatee Coach Frank Murch reported several members of the Sarasota team had colds, and it was thought best to postpone the encounter considering the chilly weather. The match was tentatively re scheduled next Thursday at the local courts. Both boys and girls teams will participate. ARKANSAS HIRES OTIS DOUGLAS OF! PHILLY EAGLES FAYETTEVIIXE, Ark., Dec. 17 JJP) Arkansas, unable in recent years to keep pace with Southwest Conference razzle dazzle football, yesterday reached into the wide-open professional ranks for a new head coach. Otis Douglas, right-hand strategist to Coach Earle (Greasy) Neale of the Philadelphia Eagles, was selected by university officials to succeed John Barnhill, Arkansas mentor since 1846. Barnhill, an active coach for 21 rs, dropped his coaching duties Thursda; to become athletic director. Yesterday, he recommended selection of Douglas as head football coach for three years at a salary of $12,000 a year. University officials unanimously accepted his recommendation, but did not mention salary -figures. The move had beeir expected and Douglas Tied been considered the probable choice. - The 38-year-old Virginia-born Douglas, who saw some active duty this year as a pro player, is expected here about Jan. 1. He probably will name several assistants. Douglas, who will have a free hand in his new job, played college ball and later was on the coaching staff at William and Mary. He was head coach of the University of Akron, O., four years before joining the Navy in 1942. In 1946, he joined the Eagles, playing guard and tackle, and serving as trainer, and this year played in all exhibition games and two league games. NEW NICKNAME IS SOUGHT FOR TAMPASM0KERS TAMPA, Dec. 17 WV-Figur-ing, perhaps than any name, no matter how appropriate, loses its appeal after awhile, President Tom Spicola of the Tampa Smokers of the Florida-International League today asked for suggestions for new one. Millions of cigars are made here monthly. The club has carried the name for many years. It used the name in the old Florida State League and in the Class B Southeastern loop. A movement in the early 30s to substitute the nickname Krewe" out of deference to the annual Gasparilla Krewe social function, was shortlived. Sa Fans, get your names to Spicola for his consideration. Georgia Military College Loses Bowl Contest BEAUMONT, Tex Dec. 17 VP) Georgia Military College ran deep into the heart of a strong Lamar, Texas, line here yesterday and lost, 35-14, in the Spin-dletop BowL Lamars big line smothered G. M. C.s ground game and when the Texans had the ball they usually managed to shake Halgback Jimmy McNeil loose for good gains. : McNeil got Lamar off in the lead when he broke through for 10 yards and the first touchdown. Billy Lierman set up the score with a 67-yard punt return. In the second period McNeil stole a pass thrown by G. M. C.s Billy Stephens and ran 61 yards to another touchdown. -The Georgian's first touchdown came when Tackle Bobby Rich Blocked Bobby Frederick's kick at the 18, End Lewis Simmons recovered on the three and Wilmer Allen blasted across for the score Jesse French got away for 39 yards and G. M. C's last score in the final quarter. . , Georgs Myatt Is Named Washington Nine Coach WASHINGTON, Dec. 17-tfV-George Myatt, manager of the Orlando, baseball team last year, today was named a coach of the Washington Senators. Orlando is a Senator farm club. Myatt formerly played second base for the Senators, and was the sort of hustling ball player that Owner Clark Griffith likes. Myatt is the first coach to be chosen by Bucky Harris, new manager of the Senators. Diamond Loop MONTGOMERY. Ala Dec. 17 W Whether Anniston wd Gads den retain franchises in the South eastern Baseball League will likely b- thrashed out at mass meetings Monday and Tuesday nights. The meetings will be in the two cities, said League President Stuart Stephenson. Interest among fans in these cities has not been lukewarm, he said, explaining he is convinced the only hope to save the. two franchises is for outside interests to step in and take over. if Stephenson said Bert KieSMf and Jimmy Hamilton, well-known former Southern League managers, plan to attend the two meetings. Both men have displayed interest in the Gadsden franchise. Meanwhile, Stephenson .said Mayor Carroll Gartin of. Laurel, Miss told league headquarters today Laurel will have representatives at both meetings. Hattiesburg, Miss interests also advised the league that plans are being speeded for construction of a new steel and concrete stadium there, looking toward the possibility of a Southeastern League franchise. The league president said he felt either Laurel or Hattiesburg could qualify for membership if vacancies develop. ORLANDO MANAGER ORLANDO, Dec. 17 UP) Business manager John Ganzel of the Florida State League Orlando Club today announced that -Cal Ermer, 26-year-old Baltimore player, has been named manager of his club. BOXING RESULTS NEW YORK Tuzo Portuguez, 146 If, San Jose, Costa Rica, outpointed Beau Jack, 142, Augusta, Ga., 10. SCRANTON, Pa. Rocky Cast-ellani, 156, Luzerne, Pa., outpointed Harold Green, 160, Brooklyn, MIAMI VS. HAWAII MIAMI, Dec. 17 ) Negotiations for a two game series between the University of Hawaii and University of Miami football teams are virtually completed, It wan learned tonight. Riggs Rated Over King Kramer, It Says Here NEW YORK, Dec. 17 m Bobby Riggs of Chicago, who deserted the courts to become a promoter, is ranked No. 1 professional tennis player for this year, it was announced today by the U. S. Professional Tennis Association. Folowing Riggs, who won the pro title in 1946, 1947 and this year, are Don Budge, Frank Ko-vacs and Welby Van Horn, in order. Jack Kramer, Pancho Gonzales and Frank Parker, none of whom played in a pro tourney this year, were not ranked because of insufficient data. When friends and neighbors drop in during the approaching holidays, you'll want to greet thenf with a friendly eggnog the holiday drink. Burnett's famous eggnog is notf ready for you and it's ready to serve. Made of eggs, sugar, flavoring and Burnett's own rich cream, skillfully blended into a delightful non-alcoholic cup of good cheer. Leave your order at any store or call our office. Phone 3017, for delivery to, your home. JOCKEY FINED MIAMI, Dec. 17 (TV-Joe Cul-monc, a leading apprentice jockey, was fined $100 yesterday by Tropical Park stewards for striking the horse, Menever, with his whip after the finish of the seventh race Thursday. GOLDEN GLOVES MIAMI, Dec. 17 ) The South Florida Golden Gloves will be held at the Coral Gables Coliseum Feb. 6, 7 and 8, it was announced yesterday by the Miami Daily News, the sponsoring body. RIG mo GAME LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (JP) The Los Angeles Rams will need that old college spirit, if there is such a thing in professional football, to defeat the workmanlike Philadelphia Eagles and win the National League 'championship. Local worshippers 'believe the Rams have that spirit, and 70,000 or more will gather In Memorial Coliseum tomorrow to see if it can send the club to victory over the vaunted defending champions from the Quaker City. PHONE 3017 FARMS at least one vote in the balloting. Those from the West Coast section include Bill Parolini, Plant City back: Roger Chapman, Winter Haven back; Billy Blackburn, Clearwater bark: Dick Sutherland, Plant City end; Jim Burnett, Hillsborough rentet; Gene Prevail, Fort Myers back; Jim Jrasart, Sarasota guard; and Bob Brown, Plant City tackle. r Floor Sanders FOR RENT Use B. P. S. Varnish BuirdlYour with ISM MASONRiii PRECISION MADE if THOROUGHLY CURED To Give You A More Beautiful, More Permanent Home! Come and Visit Our Plant! 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