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Page Two tSection Two)" i«, Wednesday Morning, February 19, 194? ALICE MARBLE, PRO NET MATES TO STAGE MP™ ™ ^^M^^" ^^^ ^ B ^ B . » i i _i. -a- '-i- -a- -i- A "A^ «Ar «•• J* * • * * * -* * * * * ;* * * * * * * Dorazio Accused Of Ta Senator Calls For Probe Of Bomber's Win TTARRISBURG, -Cl (AP)—The i Pa.. Feb. 18— (AP)—The wallop that flattened Gus Dorazio echoed in the Pennsylvania senate tonight amid a shrill accusation that Gus "took a perfect dive" for Joe Louis and a call for an inquiry by the senators themselves. Cried Sen. John J. Haluska, back In legislative halls after a night out in which he saw the pride of South Philadelphia fold under the Louis gloves in the second round: - "We should investigate to de- . termine if possible who was responsible for such a farce." He said that he knew a "perfect dive" when he saw one.'He used, to bo a boxer. Joe Martino, manager of Dorazio, retorted: "The senator is either blind or crazy." He added that nothing would give him greater pleasure than to watch "one of those senators take a punch like the one Louis threw at Dorazio." Senator Haluska's demand for an inquiry and his cry of "Frame-up" came as no great, surprise. He was among a delegation of senators who watched the fight as guests of Sen. H. Jerome Jaspan. Senator Jaspan has pending a resolution to investigate the Pennsylvania athletic commission. The senate judiciary committee has referred the rest lution to a subcommittee. Dorazio alone remained calm and, though somewhat out of shape, apparently in fair health. He was not one to shed much light, for he swore he "didn't feel a thing." In fact, he could not even join the class of past Louis victims now telling how hard the Brown Bomber hits. Said Gus, it was like this: "In the second round, I see an opening. I let go with my left- Next thing I know the fight is over. Ni sir, I didn't feel a thing." Leon L. Rains, chairman of the Pennsylvania athletic commission said indignantly that the commission physician reported Dorazio "so completely knocked out that he had a hard tirne bringing him around." Joe Louis didn't say anything so far as was known here. Maybe he didn't know anybody had com plained. Leaving his manager to col loot his $18,730.70 last night, they said at Philadelphia—Joe went bac] to New York. SCRIBES DENY -DIVE' PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 18—(AP Philadelphia and New York sport writers differed today with Job J. Haluksa, state senator, who ac cused Gus Dorazio of taking a "per feet dive" in his fi^ht with Jo Louis last night. - "The knockout punch was so awe-inspiring it probably took SICO.OOO off the Conn gate," declared Jimmy Powers of the New York News. "It was one- sided, but it was honest. Joe could easily have carried his man a few additional rounds to forestall a threatened investigation by Pennsylvania politicians." Comment from other writers wh we're at the ringside: Dan Parker, New York Mirror "I don't think Dorazio took a dive Joe hits too hard to need co-opera tion from the likes of Gustavus/' Joe Phelan, Philadelphia Record "All I can say is the knockou smack was the hardest punch I'v ever seen Louis toss—and I've seer all but a couple of his fights." Johnny Webster, Philadelphia Inquirer: "Louis, in that moment, was a savage as when he bombed Max Schmeling to crushing defeat in less than a round." Malt Ring, Philadelphia Bulle tin: "Better than some of the mor exalted challengers, Dorazio mad a sincere and courageous try." Lou Jaffe, Philadelphia Ledger: "It was a fearless Dorazio who vent headlong into the battle." Bill Dooly, Philadelphia Record: "AH I ask is that to prove his point Senator Haluska per- juit Lnuis to land the same punch." Ted Meier, Associated Press: "Louis put Dorazio to sleep so soundly that Gus didn't know he was counted out." Challedon Shows Speed In Turf Test; Whirlaway's Stock Drops OS ANGELES. Feb. 18— (AP)— 1 Challedon demonstrated today that he can still be ranked as a big ontender in the coming $100,000 anta Anita Handicap. The Maryland invader, running . a special "betless race" between egular races at Santa Anita Park, urned in.his hardest effort since oming off the shelf last fall and c-ierged from the stiff seven- urlong trial apparently sound as dollar. The special event was arranged by Challedon's owner, William L. Brann, to determine for himself and the public how his mighty champion was coming along in his training program for the big handicap March 1. The training schedule had been seriously interrupted by a hoof injury and bad weather. Challedon, under colors, went to the post with five other horses, ncluding Rough Pass, another andidate for the Santa Anita Handicap. The test was carried lut in regulation style with the xception that the public was not permitted to bet on the outcome. At the half-mile post Wisbech broke to serve as a fresh pace- elter for Challedon. Wisbech managed to cross the finish line a ength in front of Challedon, with Rough Pass trailing the Marylander. Challedon was clocked at one minute, 26 3/5 seconds flat for the seven furlongs. The track was slow. He carried 126 pounds, four less than he will carry in the March handicap. Jockey George Woolf was in the saddle. "Compared to the last time I rode him, I'd say he ran easily and was at no time extended," Woolf said. "I thought he ran all right. I didn't think he was tiring. He was puffing a little at the finish, though." Challedon broke sluggishly, bul soon hit into a long stride. L. C Whitehill, his trainer, said he was satisfied and added, "the work wii do him a lot of good." Challedon, he said, would run in the $10,000 San Antonio Handicap Saturday, last big stake before the Santa Anita Handicap. VALJI1NA GKOOM WUSS ARCADIA, Calif., Feb. 18—(UP) Valdina Groom, backed down to less than even money, rewarded the form-players by whipping a not- too-classy field today in the seven furlong $2,500 San Bernardino Purse at Santa Anita Park. The Valdina farms chestnut colt racing wide throughout to avoic the heavy going on the rail, was shaken up at the far turn by Jockey Pariso and won easily by thre quarters of a length over Kantar Run. Valdina Groom packed his top impost of 114 pounds easily, am was timed in 1:27.1/5. Mutuels par $3.80, $3 and $2.60. L. B. Mayer's Painted Veil was given an ener getic ride by Ralph Neves and finished a neck behind Kantar Run tc save show. Kantar Run paid $4.20 and $3, am Painted Veil paid $3.60. : O Spring Training Begun By Giants MIAMI, Feb. 18—(AP)—Thi New York Giants held their firs training camp ball game today an( Carl Hubbell's team conquered Ha Schumacher's squad, 16-8, in i terrific eight-inning battle marke< by 37 hits. Coach Frank (Pancho Snyder did all the pitching fo: both sides and was nicked fo homers by Paul Dean, Ken O'Dea Slick Castleman and Walter Brown Wisconsin Star Paces Scorers CHICAGO, Feb. 18—CINS)—As the result of scoring 17 points against Purdue University last night in the Badgers' 43-42 win, Gene Enfilund. Wisconsin center, is again leading the individual scoring race of : the Western Conference basket- bajl loop today. Englund now has 120 points. Joe Stampf, Chicago center, retains second place with 118 points, while Dick Fisher of Ohio State, •who was in first place yesterday, dropped to third place with 116 points. . Injuries Cause Gridder's Death BURLINGAME, Calif., Feb. 18— (UP)—David J. Fitzpatrick, 19 years old, died last night of football injuries suffered during spring practice at St Mary's College last year, it was disclosed today. Fitzpatrick, a graduate of Bur- Imgame High School, played on the St. Mary's freshman team in 1939. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Fitzpatrick. He has a brother, William, who also played football at Burlingame and St. Mary's. o Meeting Is Slated By Semlpro Champs The Arizona Compress nine, semipro champions of Arizona, will map plans for the coming season at a meeting at '8 o'clock tomorrow night at 1701 East Jackson street The entire roster that wenl through the regular season last summer will be on-hand for the opening practice two weeks hence Sidney Scott, manager, said. Winning Nose This is'the nose that is likely to come down in front in rich three-year-old races this year. It is that of Charles S. Howard's Porter's Cap, easy winner of the §62,475 Santa Anita Derby. Willie Hoppe Collects 'Pay' CHICAGO, Feb. 18—(AP)—Today ^ was payday for Willie Hoppe, the 53-year-old cue master. He coir lected $3,550 for his recent victory in the world's championship three- cushion billiards tournament. The month-long tournament produced a net "gate" of $21,075'with the total attendance above 35,000. - Hoppe's record in Tetaining-' . the title was 16 victories in 17 matches. Jake Schaefer, Cleveland, runner-up with 14 wins and three defeats, received $2,500, and Jay Boreman,- Vallejo, Calif., got $1,825 for v third place. Prize distributions to the other 15 entrants: Welker Cochran, San Francisco, $1,700; Art Rubin, New York, $1,500; Joe Chamaco, Mexico City, $1,375; Art Thurnblad Kenosha, Wis., $1,150; Allen Hall, Chicago, $1,050; John Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, $950; Otto Reiselt, Philadelphia, §825; Paul Lewin, Chicago, $725; Tiff Denton, Kansas City, S625; Earle Lookabaugh, Chicago, $550; Irving Crane, Livonia, N. Y., $550; Clarence Jackson, Detroit. $550; Joe Moriarty, Chi$550; Len Kenney, Chicago, Herb Peterson, St -Louis, Fla., Feb. 18—(AP)— Whirlavvay's Kentucky Derby stock tumbled today as he was beaten by 4W lengths in a final tuneup for the $20,000 added Flamingo Stakes at Hialeah Park Saturday. * Warren Wright's well-regarded colt, the nation's top money-earning juvenile last year, ran a poor third behind Agricole and Cadmium, both owned by Theodore Mueller's Shady Brook farm. Whirlaway's defeat was the most ignominious of his brilliant career. Conn McCreary, riding his second winner of the day after graduating from the apprentice ranks, guided Agricole to a length and a half victory over his stablemate. Maemere farm's Maemante ant Be'air stud's Boliver were distant trailers in the five-horse race. Whirlaway, ridden by the accomplished Basil James, who flew here from California, had no excuses. The crowd had backed him down to 30 cents on- the dollar. The Wright colorbearer broke even faster than usual, but did nol come through with his accustomec stretch rush, as he had done to win his recent winter debut. He made his move around the , first turn got no closer than two lengths tt Agricole, and then flattened out In the final drive. ..Whirlaway didn't show his occasional tendency to rim wide at the last turn, although the winner did. Cadmium, cutting the corner, easily out- finished Whirlaway despite a ...ew cracks of the whip by James. Agricole, decisively beaten the Bahamas Handicap won b; Dispute, ran the seven furlongs ii 1:23 1/5, four-fifths of a second over the track record. The Shad; Brook farm entry paid $9.70 for $2 to win and $5.40 to place, with no show mutuels sold. McCreary, who bruised an arm yesterday when his mount ran into the quarter pole during the pos parade, won the first race today aboard a first starter, the two year-old Bezique. The winner, "field" horse, paid $6.60 straight Jockey Wendell Eads, the track's leading apprentice who was suspended for the rest of the meeting for careless riding yesterday, took advantage of his last day in the saddle to boot home Lady Lyonors, a $5.30 favorite, in the fourth -raee. Eads' suspension begins tomorrow. Grid Staff Is Named By YateMentor VTEW iHAVEN,; Conn, Feb. 18— iN (AP)^-Emerson. W. (Spike) cago, $550; $550. SEAL INTTELDER SIGNS SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18 — (UP)—Ferris Fain, rookie left- handed first-baseman of the San Francisco Seals signed his contract today. Pitcher Eddie Stutz and Outfielder Jake Powell are the only unsigned athletes. Rookie Rejoins Cardinals The veteran Don Meade, rider of the meet, guided in top hi Old Training Rules Junked CourtsMarch 16 PROFESSIONAL tennis' "four-star road show" will make the Phoenix .Country viub courts a stage for the world's best net'talent—and emperapient—March 16, Ken-Napier, club pro, said yesterday. " ' The/cast of characters: 'Alice Marble, Mary Hardwicke, 0on Budge Phoenix Bound (AP)-^-Emerson. Nelson,, Yale's first non-graduate ootball .'.boss,- tonight named his taff of seven .assistants—four of hem holdovers from the last regime—and.-coupled it with an expression of. '.'confidence In the uture.'" . Nelson,- former Iowa star who replaced Raymond W. (Ducky) Fond as head football coach - last.-.month when Yale cast aside its graduate coaching system, went "to the Midwest for most of his appointee*. They are: Edward E. Howell,, Nebraska, 1929. John P. Sabo, Illinois, 1922. W. Robert Voights, Northwestern, 1939. Ivan B. Williamson, Michigan 1933. Reginald D. Root, Yale, 1926. David G. Colwell, Yale, 1938. Marvin A. Franklin, Vanderbilt, 1939. Williamson, like Nelson, aided Pond last fall when the varsity went through its- most disastrous campaign losing seven of eight ;ames. Root, Franklin and Colwell tutored the freshmen. Of the newcomers, Howell coached at Kansas .State Teachers, Sabo at the University of Rochester, Kansas, Illinois and Vermont and Voights at Illinois Wesleyan. The staff, reduced from 12 under new economy program, will report on March 31 for five weeks of spring practice. - Ogden Miller, chairman of the board of athletic control, promised Nelson and his staff ."every cooperation," and reiterated a prediction Yale would retain its traditional excellence in football." Mesa Five, Pups Score PHOENIX and Mesa went to the •*• finals in the - class A second- team cage tournament at the North Phoenix High School gymnasium yesterday. The Mesa Bunnies defeated the North Phoenix Colts, 33 to 32, in a first-rate thriller, while the Phoenix Pups downed the 'St Mary's Vikings, 37 to 21 in a slow 34th winner in the second aboari Mary Schulz, which paid $6.30. «I*^g Anderson, bruised ani shaken up in a spill yesterday, came back to score a double. He was aboard Fairflax, a $4.80-for- two winner, in the sixth, and came in-on White Hope, at $15.30, in the finale. r (J Swim Star To Turn Pro T LONDON, Ky., Feb. 18— (AP)— •" Mary Moorman Ryan, who set three records in the national amateur swimming championships last year, said yesterday she will "go professional next year." Acceptance of a post as swimming instructor at Sue Bennett Junior College here hastened her decision. Although the job pays no money, Miss Moorman, 16 years old, will get board and room from the school. The Kentucky Amateur Athletic Union opposed her taking the job because it said accepting board and room would cause Miss Moorman to lose her amateur standing. She said she already had made up her mind to turn professional, but that for the present she would continue her high school studies in addition to teaching swimming. Miss Moorman came here recently from Louisville, Ky., when her mother, who holds a Work Proj- £cts Administration administrative job, was transferred. The Kentucky mermaid established new marks for the quarter- mile, half-mile and mile free-style events at Portland,'Ore., last summer. o Chi$ox Complete Player Roster CHICAGO, Feb. 18— (INS)—The Chicago White Sox of the American League became the first major baseball team to report all players signed for the 1941 campaign today when Pete Appleton, relief pitcher, announced that -he was dropping his contract In the mail. game. The Colts and the Vikings meet at 4 o'clock this afternoon in battle for third place, following which "the Bunnies and, the. .Pups ake the floor to decide the title . On the form displayed in .yesterday's game, Coach Mercier Willard'S Mesa team should have little 1 difficulty defending the title it won last year on the same floor, while the Colts are expected to dispose of the Vikings with ease. Mesa came from behind to win esterday's game, flashing a grea ourth-quarter rally to edge the Colts in the last 30 seconds of play fter trailing the entire game. The • • final After starting 1940 season with St Louis Nationals, Ernie White, above, was optioned to Columbus, where he led .American Association in percentage with IS victories and four defeats juid in earned-ran average* with 2.25. White, a 175-pound southpaw who turned in a no-hitter for Houston in '39, is one of several brilliant young pitchen rejoining tht Cardinal!. Consequently the entire Sox playing roster of 34 is now In the fold Appleton will come to Chicago from his home in Perth Amboy, N..J., to leave with 14 other players Friday night when the first Sox contingent departs for the Pasadena, Calif., spring training camp. Appleton came to the White Sox last season, along with Outfielder Taft Wright in a deal which sent Outfielder Gerald Walker to the ... Washington Senators. He appeared " in 25 games for the Sox last season and was credited with four victories and Bo defeats. Meanwhile, the Chicago Cubs tight little list of holdouts was reduced by one today with the signing of Outfielder Augie Galan, with 13 players still to go. o New Bout Sought For Bob Pastor NEW YORK, Feb. 18— (INS)— •Turkey" Thompson, Caliform colored heavyweight, and Bob Pas tor probably will meet at Lo Angeles in March,, the 'winner t tackle Joe Louis for the heavy weight championship in that sam city in April, Promoter Mike Jacob announced todays' - - : -•• ; - '''' • -'••-" * ay-off came in the half ninute when the Colts were stall ng behind a 32-to-31 lead. Bob ..evy, forward, flashed out of the .lesa defense, stole the ball, an< aced down court for a setup to ew up the contest. The Colts started out very ho ,nd went into a 12-4 lead the ipening quarter when Bill Ham montree and Leo Voyles seemingly ouldn't miss regardless of when he shot came from. North Phoe nix led at the intermission, 18-10 and still maintained about the ame margin at the three-quarters when the score was 26-19. Pew was high man with 1 oints, while Jamieson scored eigh or the Colts. Coach R. V. Zegers Phoenix Pups played listlessly, but led St. Mary's, 8-6, at the quarter and 13-9 at the- half after a defensive due]. The Pups slowly lengthened their lead and had a 25-19 margin at the three-quarters. Dave Goodwin paced the Pup; with 16 points. Carazza led thi it. Mary's club with 10 points ying with Bill Downey of the n ups for second honors. Waner's Hitting Features Dril CTAVANA, Feb. 18—(AP)—Hugh - 1 - 1 Casey reported at the Broqk yn Dodgers' training camp today t< :omplete Manager Leo Durocher" roster of 17 pitchers, but the fea ture of the day's drill again was thj hard hitting of Paul Waner. Waner, who already has brough lis weight up uready to' 142 pounds, hi he longest drive of the workou! He's concentrating on pull hittin; with the idea of short right field bombarding th wall at Ebbet Field. Fred Fitzsimmons missed th drill because of a sprained righ ankle and a bruised heel sufferei esterday. Pilot, Solon Rookies Start Trek To Camp WASHINGTON, Feb. 18—(INS Stanley (Bucky) Harris, manage of the Washington Senators, heat ed southward to spring trainin at Orlando, Fla., toda contingent • of 13 rooki with a pitchers in tow. The group will start working out Thursday. and the legendary Bill Tildeji; The Valley ! of the. Sun Is'bnes of he 60.'8poU'scheduled-by the-'.quar:- et pf net notables and, if the tense, rilliant tennis the four have play- d -thus far in their first:'swing hrbugh the country -together : is .n accurate indication, the matches lere won't be a mere parade'of gilt-edged names.'"-. ;:.:• From the opening matches ' January 8 in New York's Madison Square Garden—the , pro-' : fessional debuts of Miss Marble and Mis* Hardwickc—tha tour has been featured by • hard- fought tennis at its best. .•••-• When 1 Miss Marble set out down he gold trail 'early in the year after a long reign as queen;of the amateur courts, the experts ..were ilmost unanimous in agreeing that he would find the opposition no ougher. But 'Miss Hardwicke, the 'ormer British Wightmarf Cup star ivho wintered in Phoenix last year, ms offered her brilliant competi- ion. She is more than just a foil or Miss Marble's power and, cunning. . . ,. • : She has lost most of her awe—al- :hough none of her respect for California's Golden Girl — and is ;aining confidence with - each natch. Miss Marble, however, is the big attraction and, to date, she hasn't disappointed her audiences. She is one of the game's most colorful performers and without doubt to one of the greatest feminine performers tennis has known. The old adage "youth must be served" means practically nothing to Tilden. In a recent match, he stepped out of character as. the jrandpappy of tennis, and spot- Ing Budge 22 years, pinned the Dakland redhead's ears to the back of his youthful head. During the match, the "Old Master" blasted 11 service aces past his bewildered rival's head. 'Don't count me out of the picture yet," the aging Tilden said after the match. "My legs may not be as spry as they used to be, but can still show the boys a few tricks." During the tour, Tilden has given ample proof of why he is often called the greatest racket-wielder of all time. He haa displayed more than fleeting revivals of his fading talent in facing Budge's devastating game. . ... Miss Marble and the Oakland dynamiter have 'dominated the tour. Somewhere along the safari, Tilden and the British girl are likely 'to turn in a double upset And Phoenix may be the spot New Vault 'Ceiling' Set YORK, Feb. 18—(AP)—A year or two ago Brutus Hamilton, University of California "track coach, drew up a list of times, heights and distances which he felt represented the ultimate in track and field achievement. In the pole vault his "absolute ceiling" was 15 feet. Then Cornelius Warmerdam came along last summer and boosted the world record to 15 feet, U' inches. Today Earle Meadows de-. clared he felt vaulters would be able to clear 16 feet and perhaps—shades of the pioneers!—even 17, with the aid of a new takeoff box he has designed after" two years of studying the theory of vaulting Meadows, winner of the last Olympic title and set to defend his national indoor championship here next Saturday, explained the present slot doesn't enable the vaulter to take full advantage of the speed he generates on the runway. His design, which involves such gadgets as ball-bearings and a slot that moves up as pole and vaulter go up, still is on paper, but he was given permission yesterday by Dan Ferris of the Amateur Athletic Union to proceed with construction. Ferris explained that, provided the Meadows invention did not give the vaulter any extra mechanical aid, he saw no reason why it should not be perfectly legal. Dtcus Named ToA-TPost B ISBEE, Feb. Sniipra. • nrpj 18—(AP)—R. E Souers, -^president of the Arizona-Texas Baseball League today appointed Waldo Dicus, Bisbee High School athletic director, as secretary-statistician of the league Dicus succeeds Eddie Miller, business manager'of the Tucson Cowboys. At the annual meeting of the league directors in November, the board empowered the league president to appoint a statistician in the same city in which the'president* resides. Dicus announced his resignation from the directorate of the Bisbee baseball club. His appointment becomes effective immediately. The new secretary .is a graduate of the .University of Arizona, where he was active in athletics and he now coaches baseball among other sports at Bisbee High School. starting 3eveland , tossing overboard the Ing routine of his d decessor, Oscar Vitt Declaring "there's sense in having ALICE MARBLE The "Golden Girl" of tennis— Alice Marble—will visit Phoenix March 16 in her current swing through the United States. Flaying with her on the Phoenix Country Club courts will be Mary Hardwicke, who made her professional debut with Miss Marble early in January, Don Budge and Bill Tilden. Martin Sees Team's Rise 18— OACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. kJ (UP)—The firebrand' of the old gas-house gang, John (Pepper) Martin in person, 'rolled into Sacramento' today withf his wife, three children^ nounceU and pro- and three dogs 'himself-ready to hoist the Sacramento Solons ' into - the Pacific Coast League baseball championship. "The Wild Horse of the Osage," as he was known daring his hey-day with the- St. Louis Cardinals, drove out from Oklahoma City after finishing his spring plowing. Despite a blow-out on.his car and trailer en route, the Solons' new manager was all smiles. "I am starting a new career," he said. "I was in the big leagues as a player and had considerable success. Now I want to go back to the majors as a manager. I think I can do it, and I know I will hustle hard to make good in Sacramento. "I think we have the makings of a winning outfit. I know Don Gutteridge, Jack Sturdy, Buster Adams, Lynn King and Boots Hollingsworth are fine boys. I think we can fire them all up and maybe do all right in the pennant chase." Sacramento dropped to fifth place in the coast league last year after winning the 1939 play offs. The squad will report March 3 at Fullerton, Calif., and Martin will supervise the rookie school there beginning a week from tomorrow. But what scares the new manager most is the round of public appearances Phil Bartelme,. president, has lined. He vows he won't make speeches but Bartelme thinks he will. said today his _ be the midnight cnrfew-^aar'" ""ft would be admin&terrfi. individual cases ~«.-_™ * as an ironclad Pep talks and pu^, ;ation of calisthenics :hings of the past, strident coaxing as with that one idea' win." A man of fe; upaugh didn't call didn't give a talk men and some infieldgr* i here yesterday. "Except for outlandish which you can handle rules, it's impossible, to them," asserted "Peck," who *T, managed the Indians from until mid-1933. "In the second place, • dealing with a couple of w en men who are mature enonjk '• to be earning from $3,500 U, $30,000 a year, and it profa* tion of their income farftt stronge enough motffe fe keeping ont^f trouble, theft! not going to be stopped bra book of regulations." That's good news for IOVHJ et the pre-dmner highball Fejfc invites you to name any manaeer who could prevent a playerfimn taking one on the sly. * There won't be an early breakfast rule, either. The new dag. j land manager recalls now tie &f* \ Miller Huggins tried to enfeSl that one—and found the boss re-'1 sorting to an after-breakfast any[ Rangers Top City Rivals -VTEW YOPJC, Feb. 18-.(AP)-Tfc •"•' New York Rangers defeatd, the crippled New York Americaa, 5-2, tonight in a dull National Hockey League game. • The victory gave the Ranges* boost in their chase of the Detail: Red Wings, who hold third place; with the Rangers now four pojtfr behind them. It was a blow toft* Americans' hopes of catching tie Montreal Canadians, now in stall and last play-off spot. The Americans came: too . behind twice to tie therteii^ but Frank Boucher's men neat- ahead to stay half way through the second period when Hrjia Hextall's drive slithered into the Americans' net ot£ defense- man Pat Egan's ley. - Thirf- period goals by Neil CoIriB» and Clint Smith, merely pnttis game on ice. >•.'• >• Art Coulter and Dutch BHer scored for the Rangers irtthe first period, with a goal by Buzz Boll sandwiched between them, and Charlie Conacher netted* long one for the Americans in the seconaV The Americans were short Tom- j my Anderson and Wilf FieloVout | with leg injuries. •-•••••>• o •• •.•••' Warneke Signs! Card Contract] New YortGiants Sign Grid Star MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 18—(AP)— Manager Bill Terry announced today that Bob Foxx, Tennessee football player, has.^ signed a baseball contract with the New York Giants. Foxx may drop put of school and join the Giants In training here, Terry added. An outfielder, Foxx ranks well in Terry's opinion. ST. LOUIS, Feb. - . - . Mf Cardinals tonight announce^u«| signing of Pitcher Lon for his 12th season in League. , T -L* I He has won 60 gaines antfW* ] in four years with St. Louis. Two rookies also were signi 1941 contracts—Pitcher Max Str- kont, who led the Three-I League I in won-lost percentages last so-1 son, winning 19 and losing five W] Decatur, 111.; and Infielder StePJ Mesner, who hit .341 for San Dig I in the Pacific Coast League Ml y The Cards now have 26 playerfi the fold. Red Blaik's football teams from Harvard. seven Dartnvwtil won seven g LEARN TOR! Under the federal gor- ernment'g CAA P"** 1 "* you can learn to fly »J government expense, tt;. you are not over -»; years of age and M»; had two years af lege training. . Ground classes are three nights w* flying arranged to your schedule. Vacancies still exbV they must be quickly under •th».p™; ent quota. 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