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, ft&, SAf-tJRBAt, ^r ^i ^w^n^uu^ m^u| ^^^n_ ^^HMi^iA ^^^^^ ^* ^^^^^^ ^^* .^^, 1ELKGR APH . _ t * ; jrvj.x"fc^ ''V-^Jco.^^inijf-^" 1 ( ' f " r " Mtmbef of the Associated Pfess, T\ "-•>• ^ 3 <, Ohio orate micKeyes In Rose Bowl Classic =_* ..»..-»-—i-iL M^ fr-itf iiifti aiVIif ff By FHKD HAVDEN NEW tfOfctSjrfcee.^ Come the battles of >th6 bowls- three today ahd & fUtifo on Monday—with 30 football tdams ending the season's hysteria.. Having survived a rigorous regular season, grid'behemoths from far and Wide are slated fdr a final frenzied fling 1ft Scattered '" sections Including Uie fraf, West, deep south and the Southwest. The two day program offers one of the most enticing of all bowl week-ends. Thefe haven't been many year-ends when so many major attractions figured so close. On paper, anyway. • .The 15 games are expected to draw some 650, rt QO fans ahd total receipts of mow than $2,500,000. .Many more, of course,'" will sit in at a distance by television and radio, wherever available. . The punting, passing and push* , ,lng starts today with the East> West Shrine charity clash at San Francisco; the Blue-Gray contest at Montgomery, Ala., also an All- Star, affair pitting seniors from North .and South against, each other, and the-Raisin Bowl meet- Ing at Fresno, Calif., between San Jose (Calif.) and Texas "Tech. The programs hits high gear on Monday, which will feature the Rose Bowl at Pasadeha, the Cotton Bowl at Dallas, the Sugar Bowl at New Orleans and ; the Orange Bowl at'" Miami, 'Fla. The East rules a 7%-pound favorite over the West arid has One of its most powerful 1 squads Of all time. ' It will have Army's Arnold Galiffa pitching passes to another. All-America, Notre Dame's^erid extraordinary, Leon Hart«V' v '':'"''.' Among the West's aces,; are Lindy Berry of Texas Christian and Eddie LeBaron of College of the Pacific. At least 60,000 ifans will gather for this^bAttle.; The Blue-Gray grapple, with ;tfce Northerners • relyingS oipoji their" ground attack and the Southerners (favored by six points) excelling at passing, will attract a throng of about 22,500. ' Some 15,000 spectators will be on hand for the Raisin Bowl do- Ings. San Jose has an 8-4-0 record, compared to Texas Tech's 6-4-0.' The biggest crowd of all—103,000—looms for Monday's Rose Bowl extravaganza in which 1 Pappy Waldorf's Golden Bears of California are a 6-point favorite to beat the Big Ten's representative, Ohio State. Oklahoma's Sooners, .unbeaten and untied in their 10 regular games and second only to Notre Dame in the AP standings, 'are favored by eight points to beat ninth- ranking Louisiana State (8-2-0) In the Sugar Bowl. Rice Is the choice by 7% points , over North Carolina in the Cotton Bowl, where attendance figures to be around 75,500. The OraYige Bowl will accommodate an estimated 65,000 for the game between Kentucky and Santa Clara, which seems a virtual toss-up. Kentucky's Wildcats are a 3-point pick with most odds- makers. . The Gator -Bowl game at Jacksonville, Fla., where 36,000 per- EC. ... are expected, brings together Missouri and Maryland and 1 this one really has the experts stumped. Rounding out Monday's bowl schedule are: Sun Bowl, El Paso, Tex., Georgetown (DC) vs Texas Western; Cigar Bowl, Tampa, Fla., Wofford vs. Florida State; Pineapple Bowl, Honolulu, Stanford vs. Hawaii; Tangerine Bowl, Orlando, Fla., Emory & Henry vs. St. Vincent (Pa.); Oleander Bowl, Galveston, Tex,, McMurry (Tex.) vs. Missouri Vslley; Salad,Bowl, Phoenix, Ariz., Arizona State (Tempo) vs. Xavler (Ohio); Prairie View Bowl, Houston, Tex., Fisk vs. Prairie View. Sugar Bowl Grid Drills Secret NEW ORLEANS, Dec, 31, 'Iff) —, The Sugar Bowl football teams hea^ Into their last day of practice today and mum's the word on both sides, At BUoxt, Miss., Coach Bud Wilkinson has cloaked movements ot his Oklahoma powerhouse for days. The "no admission" sign has hung high. Yesterday, Louisiana State's Gaynell Tlnsley took his cue ffoV the Sooner coach and followed SMit, The "Rags' to Riches" Bengals held their first secret session of the pre-powl workout, Oklahoma Is scheduled tP arrjyg Jn New Orleans Sunday afternoon. The squad Is due to dn?ss put'in game uniforms then, but only to loosen up. The same routine Is In store Sunday for LSy. The Bengals will d.on game ftttjre for mild exercises, but won't hit New Orleans until |y before flsjne tlm,« Bowling caty Johnnies won 3 from State Street Market FotkeyvlHe won 3 ftpm Horftsey Movers. Miller Broom Co. won 3 from Owl's Club. Stag won 2 from Bald Eagles; Steves won' 2 from Thirfty Drug Stores. Individual high game: William Kunz 212. Individual high series: Sowders and Springe? ,$(>& Team high game: Thrifty' i?rug Stores 896. Team high' seiie^i * .Fprkey- vllle- 2521. 200 bowlers: "Henne- mah 204, Willlatn KUhz 212, Sowders 209, Netzhammer 201, Kortkamp 210. , • Acme. Junior Tournament .The Acme Junior Bowling Tournament was held Friday wtih the first place honors in the girls singles going to Clara Markel, with 583. The winner In the boys singles was Bill Malson with 555. .Spencer .Dunham,and Charlie Dan- lals teamed together to win the boys doubles with- 1096, and two sisters, Clara and Marie Markel won the girls doubles With a series of 971,- BOWL-1NN Friday .Kite Booster* Alton Fixture won 3 from 9 to 90 Club. Cheer Up won 2 from Swann's Exc. ',.•'"'' Individual high single: Nicolet 203. Individual high series. Nicolet 525. Team high single: Alton fixture 844. Team high series: Alton Fixture 2389. 200 bowlers: Nicolet 203. Super Shell Research Relics won 2 from Stabilizers. Powerhouse ,won .3 from Pod. Lab. Inst Dept. won 3 from.Aiky No. 2. Research Ramblers won 2 from Safety Dept. , Individual high single: Watson 216. Individual high series :• Cherry 552. Team high single: Stabilizers 895. Team high series: Powerhouse 2453. 200 bowlers: Watson 216, Niepert 208, Williams 206, Cherry 214, Andrews 204. ' Golden Shell N Machinists'won. 3 from Cracking Office. , Supervisors won 2 from Car Shops. Gas Plants Won 2 from Eng, pfflce, Painters won 2 from Control Lab. No. 2. Individual high single: Lange 219. Individual high series: Milford 529. Team high single: Control Lab. No. 2 831. Team high series: Machinists 2406. 200 bowlers: Lange 219. WOOD RIVER BOWL Dieseline Shell Dispatching won "2 from Boilermakers. Distillation won 3 from Research Lab. Lube won 2 from Light Oil Treating. Pipefitters won 2 from Light Oil Treating No. 2. Indiividual high game: Farley 238. Individual high series: Farley 591. Team high game: Pipe- fitters 898. Team high series: Distillation 2463. 200 bowlers: Grove 205, Campbell 209, Weeks 202, Farley 238, Hitch 211. Church First Baptist No. 1 won 3 from East Alton Methodist. Evangelical No. 1 won 2 from Church of Christ. First Methodist won 2" from Evangelical No. 2. First Baptist No. 2 won 3 from Wanda- South Roxana Methodist. First Presbyterian won 2 from United Brethren. ' ' • Individual high game; Ringerlng 212. Individual high series: Ring- erlng 554. Team high game: First Baptist No. 1 847. Team high series: First Baptist No. 1 2389. 200 bowlers; Ringering 212, Cota 209, Tucker 208. Rain May Hit Orange Bowl MIAMI, Fla., Dec. 31 — dp) — Kentucky and Santa Clara's Orange Bowl dated football teams cocked one eye on the sky today and the other at movies of their opposition in the 16th annual Orange Bowl classic Jan. 2. For the first time in its 15-year history the colorful gridiron contest may be played in the rain. The Miami weather bureau, with fingers crossed, thought the rain which has drenched air of South Florida this past week might be over by Monday, but forecasters Games Take Weekend Spotli .; • •.'••• , , Mir \.\ 4 me lace in % Worden Meet The Roxana Shells came out third Sn 'the Worden Invitational Tournament Friday night by defeating the host trojans by a count of 64-35. In the championship encounter, the tough Madison Trojans, who had stopped the Shells. 55-50, In the semi-finals, copped the tournament title by walking by Lltchfield, 63-43. The meet was the first holiday tournament appearance for Roxana, and the win gave the Shells a mark for the season of six whfc and five losses so far this season. Two of the setbacks have been administered by Madison, a five that the Shells will meet again Jan. 27, , The odd-numbered quarters spelled victory for the Shells, who took a nine point lead In the first period, 17-8, and then were outscored in the second stanza, to lead by six points, 26-20, at halftime.. But the third quarter found the Worden crew scoring only six points while Roxana racked Up 19 to take a commanding 45-26 lead before hitting for another 19 markers In the final period and holding the: Trojans to nine to make the' final' edge 29 points, 6435. , . Walt Stelfen; speedy Shell forward, garnered scoring honors for the game by potting five field goals and six free:throws for;a Ig marker total: Not far behind was Al Kayser, Trojan center, who had six baskets and three free throws for 15 points. Fred Foster, the Shells sure-eyed guard, added; 14 points to the Roxana total with six field. goals and two 'charity points. • The'Madison' Trojans also iced their game In; the third quarter. Madison led by a count of 16-11 at the end of-the, first period and had built the margin to 31-20 by halftime. But in the third,period, the Trojans clashed Livingston's defense .for 20 points .and gave up only six to pull out front;.by 25 points, 51-26. From there Madison coasted home; scoring only 12 points in the last quarter and giving Livingston 17. Rozycke, Trojan center, continued to hit a fast scoring pace, as he dumped in 21 points on five field goals and 11 free -throws. Jones hit for. 14 Madison markers <jn four baskets and six free tosses while 'GreeV'was* right behind him for Madison with 13 points on four field goals and five charity points. Flynn and Saunders led the Litchfield scoring, each getting 11 markers.- Flynn garnered his on four field goals and three free throws while Saunders hit five times from the court and once from the gift stripe. Iloxana Player Steffen Potter Freeman Klelnert Williams Arnold Foster MoVey King (84) Worden <S5) fg ft pf Player •5 6 IBrakhane 3 1 IWelch 2 0 OWilson 1 3 ZKayser 3 1 SSandbaeh 2 0 GMnedRe • 6 2 SMungle 010 223 fgftpf 102 205 014 632 005 422 110 Totals .. .24 16 16 Totals ...14 720 Score by Quarters: 1234 Roxana 17 26 45 64 Worden 8 20 26 35 Officials; Shaver. McFarland. Lltohfield (43) Madison («3) Player fg ft pf Player tg ft pf 1 SJones 0 1 IGreer 2 1 1Rozycke 4 3 SMueller 1 0 3p a ge 514 1 0 .3 023 463 452 511 4 304 331 Morburger Hafheider Odle Flynn Anderson Saunders Bridges Boehme Totals .;.17 925 Totals ...192514 Score by Quarters: 1234 Madison 16 31 51 63 Lltchfield 11 20 26 43 Officials: McFarland, Shaver. 'Hamline Cagers $how Hawaii Five How, 75-49 HONOLULU, Dec. 31 (fl>)—Hamline defeated University of Hawaii's basketball team tonight, 75 to 49—and it was a lesson in ball handling and passing finesse' for the home squad. Hamljne's rebound control was such that Hawaii rarely got a second chance on a missed shot. Hamline led 32 to 10 at the half. were making no positive predictions. Both teams, meanwhile, planned light drills today. Len Casanova's Santa Clara Broncs will have some dummy scrimmage in the afternoon — weather permitting :— and work on perfection of timing and execution of offensive plays. The Kentucky Wildcats, under the supervision of sober-faced Paul (Bear) Bryant, will have much the same kind of workout. BRIGGS STRATTON MOTORS AND PARTS •«• . S' _ HESKETT MACHINE CO, fp7.WMMM! ST? ,., ;.., ;\ 'PHQNIM2U * : MfrQrdw Nmptiy FUN, Sports Roundup ^.-.Kl^.>- J i»», IT(l™«.^- < ..-._.._--_ T k 1 u.._-_ r . J « rlL .._ Royal, Oklahoma Quarterback, Plans to Coach Big Ten Cage Squads Boost Win Percentage CHICAGO, Dec. 31 — (#) —Big Ten basketball teams boosted their ti&rcentage against non-cohference Iocs to .778 after climaxing a week ot heavy traffic with a sweep of victories last night. Six teams grabbed well-earned wins. Purdue,, a 59-41 victim of Notre Dame in a third placa playoff of the Butler meet at Indianapolis, was the only loser. It was th*> Boilermakers' fourth defeat in eight starts. In all, Big Ten outfits have compiled 56 victories against 16 losses in preliminary firing leading up to the- start of the .championship conference race next week. Indiana remained the "• only undefeated team. The Hboslers downed Butler 68-57 -for the tourney title at Indianapolis, rolling up its eighth successive win. The Hoosiers' Bill Garrett pumped in 21 points and three of his teammates combined -for 41 'to: offset' the sensational 33 : points racked* by Butler's Ralph (Buckshot) Q'Brieni Iowa and Minnesota both push 1 their records to 7-1. Iowa nipped Oregon 70-69 in 'overtime after Frank Calsbe.ek's basket In the last 16 seconds had tied the score 61-61. Calsbeek topped the tallv with 26 points. ; At- San Francisco, Minnesota downed California 47-45 to sweep iti West Coast series. The Gophers lea .28-21 at. halftlme, Whltey Skoog rained in 26 points for Minnesota. Illinois and Wisconsin boosted their marks tto 7-2. The mini blew a 32-23 halftime lead then checked a late Princeton rally to edge the Tigers 68-61 at Champaign. Wisconsin, paced by Don Rehfeldt's 21 point output, led all the way to whip UCLA 54-52 at Madison. Michigan took fifth place in the Big Seven meet at Kansas City on a 49-47 triumph over Kansas with a strong finish after trailing most of the way. Mack Suprunowlcz with 18 points led the Wolverines. In the only game for a Big Ten team' tonight, Northwestern entertains Princeton. The Wildcats have five wins in seven starts. Wildcats Win In Sugar Bowl Cage Tourney NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 31. UP) — Kentucky's new - basketball team, winner of the Sugar Bowl championship, may be the kind which plays just hard enough to win. . The-sophomores and "juniors of Coach Adolph Rupp defeated mighty Bradley last night 71-66 for the championship after trailing repeatedly. At halftime the score was 31-all but after intermission Kentucky smothered Bradley with a deluge of long shots. The score reached 67-54 before Kentucky slowed down and Bradley heated up.- The late game rally by Bradley couldn't overtake the Kentuckians as seven-foot Bill Spivey and Jim Line, continued to sink just enough to hold a five, six or seven-point lead. In the first round game Thursday Kentucky won from Villanova 58-55. Bradley dumped Tulane from championship contention Thursday with a runaway 78-46 game. Boxer Nead Death Following -Knockout NEW YORK, Dec 31. UP)-Carmine Vingo, 20-year-old Bronx- boxer, is in St. Clare's Hospital with an "even" chance for his life after the first knockout loss of his brief career. Dr. Vincent Nardielio, New York State athletic commission physician, .said last night Vingo was'in "very serious" condition after being stopped by Rocky Marciano,' unbeaten Brockton, Mass, heavy weight, at 1:46 of the sixth at Madison Square Garden. By Htjott stjtuawm as, NEW YORK, bee, 31. (#)—Dft*« rell Royal, quarterback of*OktaS3- ma's Sugar Bowl football team Ss due to graduate In January. He plans to become ft coach but has majored in business administra* tion—presumably oh the theory that a coach should know how to give 'em the business..., Start West, 238-pound guard, also Is a business student; making it unanimous .... Ed McKeever, Louisiana State backfield coach, will be making his fifth bowl appearance. His big thrill came in 1941 after Boston College trimmed Tennessee In the Sugar Bowl.... The B. C. lads presented the game ball to Ed's twins, born just a few days before.... After Truck Cullom, California's big tackle, grabbed a lateral and ran about nine yards against Stanford, he wise-cracked: "If this team only had some tackle replacements, I'd be the running sensation of the league," Longitude vs. Latitude Major Tom Meserole, assistant graduate manager of athletics at West Point, claims a New York City cop was responsible for the proudest moment of his life.... Tom, who Is a husky six-foot-four broth of a boy, was walking Into the Polo grounds between two "notably 'round >300-pound gentlemen, Herman Hlckman and Jack Lavelle....The policeman surveyed the trio in awe, then gasped to another cop: "Did you see the size of that, major?" Sportsmention When the Dodgers' Don Newcombe started to work for a clothing store this'winter, he discovered there wasn't a suit in .the place big enough for his frame. ... .Col. Jacob L. Pritchard, mayor of Santa "Clara, Calif., will have a heck of a time at the Orange Bowl .game between Santa Clara and Kentucky. He's a Kentucky colonel....Baltimore writers are giving credit to Washington's George Preston Marshall for starting the move that brought the warring pro football leagues together. But chances are it won't be long before Baltimore fans will be ready to buy tickets on the off chance of being able to throw something at GPM....Since opening -their current season Oct. 28, the Harlem Globetrotters have won 63 straight basketball games, Celtics Win Agate On Home Court By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There appears to be nothing wrong with the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association that familiar surroundings, a few hardy cheers and 80 or 90 points won't cure. t , The surging Celts racked up their fifth straight victory before' the home folks last night, drubbing the Fort Wayne Pistons, 92-73. An enthusiastic crowd of 6129 saw the Boston crew, led by-Bob Kinney, vacate the circuit's Eastern Division cellar, vaulting past the idle Philadelphia Warriors. Kinney, a former Fort Wayne player, hit seven field, goals and four fouls for 18 points in leading Boston to its third straight win. Fred Shaus led the Pistons' offense, netting 16 points. At Denver, the Tri-City Black- hawks took a tight 85 to 83 verdict from the Denver Nuggets, who ijow have lost 26 of 29 games. Big Mike Todorovich and Dike Eddleman, scoring in the final minutes, paced tho Hawks to their eighth victory. Todorovich rimmed 16 points, Eddleman 15. Gardner Mulloy Wins Sugar Bowl Net Title NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 31..UP)— Gardnar Mulloy of Miami is the singles champion of the 1949 Sugar Bowl tennis tournament. He won his title yesterday with a 9-7, 0-6, 6-1, 7-5 victory over game Herbert Flam of Los Angeles. % Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK—Nick Barone, 178, Syra. cute, outpointed Dick Wagner, 170, Toppenish. Wash., 10; Lee Sala, 163, Donora, Pa., stopped Heuben Jones, 170y«, Norfolk, Va., 8; Rooky Marciano, 180V 4 , Biockton. Mass,, knocked out Carmine Vingo, 189, New York, 8. HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—John L. Davis, 133%, Oakland. Calif., knocked out Baby Orltz, 13* V4, Mexico City. 1, Happy New Year To Our Friends and Patrons REMEMBER: $500.00 Guaranteed First Prize — IN — BOWL INN'S HOLIDAY SINGLES -THIS IS THE LAST WEEKEND .,. Saturday - New Year'i Eve Sunday - New Year's Day Open Alleys Monday. All Day and Evening. f(?p BOWL INN Captive Titles Intcmrneys By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mt. Vernon,. Flora, Freeporl and West Aurora prep basketball teams pocketed major titles Friday night in holiday tournament competition. The powerful Mt. Vernon club pushed its undefeated mark through 11 games by winning its own 16-team meet as expected. The Ram* won the title Contest from Sparta, 73-30. At Paris, once-beaten Flora edged the home team with.'a free throw in the final seconds to win 44-43. To reach the championship tilt, Paris eliminated Kewahee 6648 and Flora dealt Bradley its first loss,in 11 starts, 59-45. Bradley earlier in the tournament spoiled Danville's spotless record, Freeport gained prestige by taking home the Pontlac prize, whipping New Trier of Winnetka for the title,, 51-37. The Freeport cagers now havo captured eight and lost two. • Favored West Aurora, after several close calls, camo through to win the DeKalb 16-tcam competition. The- Aurorans downed Rock Island in the semifinals, 44-40, and then beat DeKalb in the payoff match,. 41-34. West Aurora has won eight and dropped one for the season. ^ ' • In other tournaments, Athens remained unbeaten in 12 games by conquering Havana 51-45 for the title at Macomb. Cathedral won the Springfield City tourney with a 63-46' victory over Lanphler, and Morris emerged on top in Its own meet by troun- 9ing Sterling Community 60-35. Rock Falls chalked up a 44-39 triumph over Fulton that meant the championship of the Mt. Carroll Tournament. Jacksonville defeated its city rival, Routt, 36-31— to walk off with the Jacksonville honors. Tournaments at Johnston City and Normal will play title games tonight. At Johnston City, the semifinal winners were Murphysboro, 61-54 over Herrtn, and Johnston City, 58-23 over Christopher. At Normal, Marmion of Aurora beat Downers Grove in an overtime, 56-55, and Normal Community ousted Clinton, 52-45 to advance into the championship game. College Basketball .... By THE'ASSOCIATED PRES8 r - "-* 1 EAST . Duquesne 79, Dartmouth 51. St. Johns (Bkn) 10, Wagner 52. Holy cross 71, Syracuse. 58. Buffalo Univ 70. Miss. College SI. William & Mary 65, Setoh Hall 47 Dayton. 78. Morris Harvey 68. • MIDWEST Corn Santa Clara 50. John Carroll 58. Eastern Kentucky 57, Baldwin Wallace 54. Notre Dame 59. Purdue 41 Wisconsin 54. UCLA 52. Akron 72. Rutgers 68. Western Reserve 63, Miami (Ohio) 60. Kansas State "59. Colorado 46 . Utah State 54; Pittsburgh 50.' Michigan 49. Kansas 47. Illinois 68, Princeton 61. Nebraska 85, Iowa State 67 Indiana 68, Butler 57. Iowa 70, Oregon 69. Missouri 44, Oklahoma 42. (Final Big Seven Tourney) • . Lacrosse (Wis) 49, Mankato 40. Lawrence 09, Ripon 68. Oshkosh Teachers 62, Carroll (Wis) 40 Ban state 64, Anderson 46. North wDaKota Aggies 45, Mayville (ND) 39, Wlnona (Minn) 61, Kirkaville (Mo) 54. Grinnell 64. Omaha 63. Detroit 80, Western Ontario 42 Parsons 84, Iowa Central 55. Valley city (ND) 72. Huron 61, Ottawa (Kas) 54, College Emporia 38. Peru (Neb) OS, St. Benedicts (Kas) 50. SOUTH Kentucky 71. Bradley 66. (Final Sugar Bowl Tourney). Miami (Fla) 53 Pennsylvania 5. Franklin 58. Central Missouri 42. (Final Midwest Tourney). North Carolina State 50, Pcnn State 40. (Final Dixie Classic). Baltimore Loyola 69, Regis 50. Georgia Tech 63. West Virginia 48. Tulane 58. Villanova 55. Rhode Island State^BS, North Carolina 60. Murray (Ky) 72, Brooklyn College 50. Duke 84, Wake Forest 52. i • SOUTHWEST Navy 53. Southern Methodist SO. St. Louis 68. Baylor 50. Houston 72. Wichita 66. Arizona 65, New Mexico 52 Texas Western 54. West Texas 52 FAB WEST Washington 60, Columbia 56. Stanford 55. Texas Aggies 49. Minnesota 47, California 45 /« A,1 80 :H. state 54 - Stewart Chevrolet* tAAU) 40. Colorado A&M 53. Colorado College OJ. Eastern Washington 67, Montana 58, British Columbia 66, Idaho State College 64. Seattle Univ 48, Pacific Univ 40. Central Washington 52, Northern Idaho 50. Calif, Poly 78, Southern Oregon 58. Montana State 72. Rocky Mountain 52. Forests cover half the area of Sweden. Ih Tfce With John Focht The time seems right for a tew New Year's resolutions, and inasmuch as we know we wouldn't keep any that we might make for ourselves, we'll Just suggest a few for other people—which is much easier anyway. 1. The local high school foot-ball coaches should make a number of resolutions. They should resolve that in 1950 they will not consider a slight case of athletes foot on a star player B major in- Jury which will make him either a "possible starter' 1 or a player to soo "limited action" In a game, The same, we think, should apply to hang nails, unless on the right hand. 2. Coach .Too Stephan should resolve not to predict that his Marquette football team will loso every game in 1950, not that he'll keep the resolution If he makes it in a moment of weakness. He might add a rider to the resolu« tion forbidding him to. claim that he has "one or two boys" who might have first team berths cinched. Regardless of nny fine language framing his resolutions, however, come September, and Stephan-will bo proclaiming that "all positions on the first team nre wWe open, and there isn't a substitute In sight." 3. Coach Pete Stnvros of Alton High should resolve to smile- at least once a week, regardless of the effort involved, and preferably at a sports writer's joke, He might also resolve when his team wins a 16-6 ball game, to admit that the boys shouldn't have racked up a 77-0 score. Admittedly pessimism is the chief characteristic in any coach, but leave us keep it at a minimum. 4. Coach Fred Schnrf, of Wood River High, should make a resolution to quit being so honest with the peess and public. Otherwise he'll likely be a social outcast in coaching circles. It has beert rit* mored that Scharf once admitted! that his team Was in good shapdj and had a chance to win its 'game* the following Friday, Scharf t» new" 1 to the game, however, and suctv a breach of ethics might be overlooked by his colleagues once. . ' 5. Coach Favre Gould, at West*' ern, should resolve to quit keeping ? up with the rules s6 well and posing questions of interpretation*, that other officials can't answer. ! 6. Coach Earl McLane of Roxana should resolve to remember?, his wife and children and fight that impulse to end it all when- Walt Steffen graduates from Rox* ann High, ' 7i Coach B. V. Halt, of Jersey-; vllle, should resolve never to get. so excited at a player or an official as to pull his (Halt's) hair. : 8. All of the tmketball players: in the area should resolve to raise their hand when they commit a Toul so the poor sports writer trying to take a play-by-play can. keep his records straight. Or tha, officials should give the number so we can hear it. as well as the score keepers (but the rules don't cover this, and the officials have ' 0. Conch Chick Summers should; acquire a second-hand mortician's^ coat or grow a beard- or by some • older.- 10. Coach George Ingles should start telling lies about the fi'sh'ha catches—when he tells the truth and has the fish to back '"*• M * story, no one believes it quit-catching such big fish, which, Would accomplish the same result. 11. Coach Ed Atkinson at Roxand should set up a heel-hanging club in the Roxana elementary schools .to' make the boys grow taller for future Shell teams. Whnt else but height' does the 1949-50 Roxana quintet lack? " Navy Seeking Football Coach For Next Year ANAPOLIS, Md,, Dec. 31. Off) — Navy scanned the horizon todjiy for a new football coach—the job tossed overboard by 'George Sauer in a "one-for-all" gesture when his two assistants were fired. Sauer's sudden resignation yesterday left Naval Academy athletic bigwigs with an early New Year's Eve hangover. Looking for a pilot to replace him "shapes up as a real headache, particularly at this time of the year," groaned Capt. Howard Caldwell, director pf athletics. So unexpected was his move that Sauer himself later admitted he hadn't "even thought" of the future yet. But the 39-year-old head coach indicated wherever he goes he'H take the two assistants—Bob Ingalls and Vic.Bradford ~ right along. They came to Navy from Kansas with him in 19<18, Ingalls to help tutor linemen and Bradford to handle backfield coaching chores. During-their tenure Navy won three games, lost 13 and tied two. All three of those victories were registered in 194D and one of the ties was the memorable 21-2l deadlock with highly favored Army in In announcing the former All- America fullback from Kansas was quitting, Caldwell said agreement had been reached on the two remaining years of Sauer's contract The athletic director didn't say what the agreement was. Salary terms of the contract never have been made public. ^Shortly after the announcement —FOX HUNT— MEETING PLACE Godfrey Civic Club Saturday, Jan, 7th 0 A. M. i860 Everyone Welcome. Lunch Will Be Served, NOTICE! INFORMATION WANTED FROM / OUTBOARD MOTOR OWNERS OF ALL HORSEPOWER CLASSIFICATIONS. The First Annual Murathon Bout Kacos, from Alton to Hardin and return, will be held June 4, 1850. The sponsors of this race want to know Jf you prefer- a race of stock motors or racing motors. Please mail in coupon before Tuesday, Jan, 8rd. I Mail to E. q. Kramer, Box 1180, o/o Alton Evening Telegraphi YOUH JOHNSON DEALER. WHICH DO YOU PREFER TO ENTER? Q. Stock Motor Q Racing Motor P Will You Inter Contest? D Make ot Motor and Horsepower Name ..,..«,. , . . , , , . . * , . • . , .,.,.. Address, .,,,, ........ ,. .......... Telephone.,., ..... ,,...,.., > »i» i Caldwell said, "We won't be rushed into the appointment of a" new head coach. It will take tim« to look over the field." But .last night he reported he expects "to have something Monday or Tuesday." He cancelled a trip to Dallas, Tex., whew Navy meets St. Louis tonight for the Cotton Bowl basketball championship. >HU,e»'\vas,.tJ|xe,first' civilian to bt Navy's football team In 15 ' years, and Caldwell said his successor also will be a civilian. He added the academy athletic association—governing body ot the'in- titution's sports affairs—is look- ng for someone familiar with the Peculiar problems" associated With Navy football. Caldwell didn't ixplain the "problems." Nor did he give the association's Bason for refusing to renew the :ontracts of Ingalls and Bradford, vho helped Sauer steer Kansas earns to two consecutive Bix Six' 'o-championships and two bowl ;ames. Hovvpver, one report was that in I l ss , ociatl ° r > was considerably miffed by Navy's 3S-0 drubbing at he hands of Army last season and eu. some change was needed in th« coaching staff.. SHOPS/WITH ... a complete ..I- power shop in one tool! 8-Inch Saw with 2'/,"eul depth,To 48" b • t w « o n blade and fence. 15-Inch Drill Pr*it. Drills to cm- t«f of Circl*. A tempi.), workshop In lh» ipocvl

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