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"P ALTON KVftNtfiO TKLBORAPM TUESDAY, JANUARY J, 19JO Oilers Drop from Top 15 Teams in AP Basketball Poll Mt. Vernon Unanimous Choice for Toughest Prep Quintet in State Field Goal Too Much for Cal: BucsWin,17-14 •PRINGFIELD, in., Jan. a, <*> —Without any argument, Mt. Ver- non'a polished club was acclaimed today as the No. 1 downstate high school basketball team In the Associated Press second weekly poll of sports writers. The unbeaten Rams, paced by their star center Max Hooper, have averaged 62 points a game In capturing all 11 starts. Four of their victories were scored last week In their own 16-team Invitational tournament. All 15 sports writers participating In the poll gave Mt. Vernon • solid No. 1 rating as the best downstate prospect for the Illinois prep cage title in March. Performances In holiday tournaments figured prominently In the balloting for the top 15 rankings. West Aurora, which swept through the DeKalb meet, was accorded the No. 2 spot In the poll with 186 of a possible 225 ballot points. Flora, the champion of the Paris meet whore unbeaten Danville and Bradley tumbled the first time this season, advanced to. third place. The No. 4 berth went to Kan- kakcc, which carried out ono of the toughest assignments of them all In going through the eight team tournament at East St. Louis. Both Robinson and Wood River suffered their first setbacks this season In that meet. Because of their poor showings, Robinson and Wood River failed to stay In the top 15 list. Teutop- oils, which lost its first round game at Paris, also faded out of the ratings. In place of these three schools came Freeport, winner of the Pon- tlac tournament; Bradley, which dealt Danville Its first reverse, and unbeaten Athens, champion of the Macomb meet. Decatur's Reds passed up tourney action but played three regularly scheduled opponents and posted as many triumphs. The Reds were ranked In fifth place, • Jump ahead of Centralia, whose Orphans bowed in the final game of their own tournament. Tllden Tech of Chicago jolted the Orphans with their second defeat of the season. However, Tllden loses Its tow- .erlng polntmaker, six foot eight Inch John Kerr, In mid-semester and probably won't figure strongly In state title speculation. The Top 19 Teams No. Team W L 1. Mt. Vernon 11 0 2. West Aurora 8 1 3. Flora 11 1 4. Kankakee . 9 2 5. Decatur 9 1 6. Centralia 11 2 7. Hlllsboro 7 1 8. Danville 8 1 9. Freeport 8 2 10. Paris 10 2 11. Ottawa 8 0 12. Bradley .....11 1 13. Moline 7 1 14. Pekin 9 1 15. Athens 12 0 Other teams receiving votes Included: Rock Island, Robinson, Wood River, Teutopolis, Peorla Spaldlng, Plnckneyville, Pooria Manual, Marmlon of Aurora, Argo, Collinsvilie, Murphysboro, New Trier, Elgin, Qulncy, LaSalle- Peru, Crystal Lake, Evanston and Altamont. By BOB MYKB8 PASADENA, Calif., Jan. 3. Ohio State's victorious football team flies home today, the banners, of the Big Ten flying high for the fourth straight year. California's Golden Bears point for Berkeley, beaten but not disgraced after their second joust with the Big Ten in the Rose Bowl. And a record crowd of 100,963 football fans relaxed after one of the tightest, best games In the history ot the tournament of roses. The score was 17 to 14, and It came on a field goal with one minute and 55 seconds left in the game—the first time a field goal had decided the Issue in the big bowl. Brightest star of numerous heroic warriors was Ohio State's right end, Jim Hague, whose deadly right foot won the game. His boot broke the 14-14 deadlock; broke the heart of a fighting California eleven and its legions of supporters In the tense packed stadium; gave the 'Big Ten its fourth consecutive win In Big Ten- Pacific Coast Conference series and avenged a 28-0 shellacking a California "wonder team" gave Ohio State In this same fixture on New CAIN FOR THE BUCKEYES—Richard Schnittker (93), Ohio State end, gains eight yards on an end run in first quarter of Rose Bowl game at Pasadena, tackle. Ohio State won 17 to H.—NEA Telephoto. Les Richter, California center, makes the Year's Day of 1921. The kick came with dramatic mpact from the 17'/4 line mark. Some called it 17, others 18. Whatever the minute difference, it came with success, Many observers felt that Buckeye Coach Wcs Fesler himself had a role In the game-winning kick. He sent Dick Wlddoes in to hold the ball for Hague but the team started to send Widdoes back to the bench. "Some of the boys out there apparently didn't like the field goal idea," said Fesler. The hesitation cost, Ohio State five yards for de- Sports Roundup Mayer, Wininger, Bauer Golf 'Stars of Tomorrow? Yesterday's Stars In Bowl Games laying the game, penalty also gave on the kicking chance. Fesler wouldn't admit The five yard a better angle it as a Bowling ACME ALLEYS Stag won 3 from Bluff City. Falstaff won 3 from Masons Root Beer. Mineral Springs won 3 from Greenfields. Nu-Grape won 2 from Lytton's. Griesedleck won 2 from Metcalf-Mitler. Ind. high game—Springer 243. Ind. high series—Tribble 577. Team high game—Mineral Springs 018. Team high series—Mineral Springs 2607 . 200 . bowlers— Springer 243, Tribble 220, Smith 223, K. Hale, 212, Parr 205. R. Patterson 212, Noll 211, Kochan 211. Monday Business Women's Russell Venetian Blind won 2 from Springman Lumber Co. Stag won 2 from Square Deal Radio. Vogue won 2 from Alton Brake Service. Walnut Grovo won 2 from Weatherby's. Streeper's won 2 from Robertson's Decorators. Ind. high game—Harris 210. Ind, high series—Franklin 518. Team high game—Russell Vcntlan Blind 798. Team high aeries—Russell deliberate stall to draw a penalty. Munching happily on an orange, Fesler commented: "That five, yards didn't hurt though, I'll admit." Hague thus goes down as the player whose foot kicked Ohio State into and successfully through the Rose Bowl. He was the man who kicked the extra point against Michigan for a 7-7 tie and cinched the Buckeye trip to the bowl. Behind that kick were more than the usual amount of thrills and excitements, of spectacular efforts and bad breaks for both teams. Californ'd- scored first on the heels of a beautiful 55-yard pass play from quarterback Bob Celeri to Frank Brunk. This was in the second quarter. , Ohio tied the count at 7-7 In tha third when halfback Vic Janowlcz Intercepted a Cat pass, stopping a scoring thrust and setting the Bucks into motion to score from the Bear 33. Ohio State went ahead, 14-7, on a blocked punt that fell into the Buckeye hands on the California six. They won .he game on Hague's field goal after Celeri on a poor pass from center was forced to punt the ball while running. He did it with his left foot, the ball fizzled out on the Cal 11 and the field goal came four plays later. Halfback Jim Monachino was the scoring star for California. He lugged the leather for the first tally from seven yards out, and he got loose for the longest run of the day with a 44-yard burst that carried on across the Buckeye goal. Largest ground gainer was the Buckeye fullback, 214-pound Fred Morrison, who made 113 of the team's total of 221 yards rushing, Morrison scored the first touchdown for Ohio, and his crack running mate, Jerry Krall, got the other. Morrison's scoring lunge was from about two feet out, Krall about two yards. Coach Lynn Waldorf of California had no alibis, "The coast Is creeping up. Last time It was only six points — when Northwestern beat us In the final minutes." Ohio State actually survived at least four, possibly five, bad breaks In the first half alone. Each one By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jim Hague, Ohio State—Kicked a 17 Vi -yard field goal in the final two minutes, giving Ohio State a 17-14 victory over California In the Rose Bowl. James (Froggy) Williams, Rice —End, caught four passes for 55 yards—one for a touchdown—and played an effective defense game as Rice set Back North Carolina, 27-13, in the Cotton Bowl. Charlie Justice, North Carolina —Playing his final college game, led a belated Carolina drive in the waning minutes, flipping one touchdown pass and sparking another. Leon Heath, Oklahoma—Scored two touchdowns—one an 86-yard run from scrimmage—in helping the Sooners crush Louisiana State, 35-0, in the Sugar Bowl. Johnny Pasco, Santa Clara- Scored one touchdown and directed Santa Clara to a 21-13 upset victory over Kentucky in the Orange Bowl. Bob Ward, Maryland — Guard, played masterful at defense, holding together a great defensive line that paced Maryland to a 20-7 vie* tory over Missouri in the Gator Bowl. Buddy Strauss, Florida — Hard- driving fullback gained 131 yards in 27 attempts, leading Florida State to an upset 19 to 6 Cigar Bowl victory over Wofford. Fight* L**t JVI0fct By THE ASSOCIATED MESS CHICAGO — BylvMter Perkins. 168, Chicago, outpointed Clinton Bacon, 171, Chicago, 8. BALTIMORE—Sammy Angott, U3Vt. Washington, Pa., draw with Sonny Boy West. 130V,. Washington, 10. SALT LAKH CITY tasVi, Utah, outpointed !24Vi, Los Ansclas. Kalth Nutall. Harold Dad*, Venetian Blind 2230, 200 bowlers —Harris 210, Borman 201. halted scoring threats. There was a pass interception deep in Cal territory, a pass labeled a touchdown that was dropped; and one on fourth down that fell dead just out of the end zone. Morrison scored once but the play was called back and the threat nullified when the team was called for illegal use of the hands, and he fumbled again to cost them another chance. On the other hand, Ohio State's scoring mileage actually was only some 40 yards. Their first scoring drive was accomplished in 10 plays for 31 yards; the second took four plays for six yards, and before the field goal came, they had gained three yards In three plays before going for the three points. They built up all the yardage between I the 35 yard lines. By HUGH FULLERTON, JR. NEW YORK, Jan. 3, OPl — Bob Harlow, who never hesitates to stick out his neck to see a golfer selects as the "Stars of Tomor row" Dick Mayer (professional) Bo Wininger (amateur) and Mar lene Bauer (women) . . . Mayer who drew rave notices when hi first turned pro, will spend the winter as Claude Harmon's assistant in Florida while another Harmon .protege, Gene Dahlbender, tries the tournament, trail Gene is bracketed with Junius Hebert, Art Wall, Bud Ward, Julius Boros, Al Besselink and Joe Moore, jr., as "freshman" pros who may give the "name" players trouble. By Hook or Cook The old timers who regard modern hockey as a sissy game, like to Illustrate their contention with this yarn about Bill Cook, a reasonably rugged gent who used to play for the Rangers , . . One evening Vic , DesJardins of the Blackhawks took a gentle poke at Cook and Bill said: "Be careful and don't do that again." Vic came right back and Bill warned more emphatically: "If you know what's good for you, you won't da that again." DesJardins took another poke the first chance he had. Cook swung his right just once When DesJardins arose, Cook already was entering the penalty box, muttering: "And the darn fool did it." One Minute Sports Page Welterweight Gene Burton set out to be an electrical engineer like his father. No doubt when Gene turned fighter it was a shock to the old man . . . The St. Francis College basketball team will travel 155,442 passenger air miles this season — and, unfortunately, will wind up right back in Brooklyn . . . When John Jachym, new part-owner of the Washington baseball club, was a journalism student at the U. of Missouri, he worked for $15 a week to help pay his way . . . The fact that he got out of that bracket proves Jachym wasn't cut out to be a journalist. Dots All, Brothers Restaurateur Gene Leone picks Ralph Young, Michigan State athletic director, as the best eater who ever came Into his place, which is frequented by such trenchermen as Herman Hlckman. Jack Lavelle and Lou Little . . . The Giants are scheduled for two night exhibition games during spring training. They must figure that's one way they can get ahead of the night-blooming Cardinals. Mikan 97 Points Ahead of Croza NEW YORK, Jan. 3. <*» — Long George Mlkan of the Minneapolis Lakers has assumed almost a 100- polnt lead over Indianapolis' Alex firou In the two-man duel for scoring honors In the National Basketball Association. Mikan, averaging 27.7 points per game, has netted 860 points in 31 contests. Grosa, in the same number of games, has meshed 763 points, averaging 24.6 markers per fray. Among the playmakers, Andy Phillip of Chicago is the leader Sooner s Want No. 1 Ranking After BowlWin By WILL ORKW8LEV NEW YORK, Jan. 3. UP) —- The loudest din rising from the scattered bowls today came from the throats of fired-up Oklahomans challenging Notre Dame's position as the nation's No. 1 college football team. "Who is this Notre Dame?" "Give us another vote," These were the cries from the Sugar Bowl at New Orleans where Oklahoma's big, fast T-wizards rumbled Louisiana State, 35-0, for he most impressive victory of the day. Ohio State, Rice, Santa Clara and Maryland nailed down historic riumphs on other fronts but none with the awesome finality of Bud Wilkinson's Sooners, who were rated second behind the Fighting Irish in the final Associated Press poll. The Oklahomans stretched their winning streak to 21 games in running roughshod over the bare- egged boys from the bayous who upset three conference champions n the course of an erratic campaign. Ohio State provided the most hrilling finish of the day. A 17.4 conquest of favored California n the Rose Bowl on a clock- heating field goal, and Joined with Santa Clara in registering the major upsets. Santa Clara.throwing an "iron man" line at one of the best de- ensive units in the land, throt- led Kentucky'! Wildcats, 21-13, in he Orange Bowl at Miami. Ken- ucky was * fit* point favorite. Rice, the pride oC the southwest, measured up to its No. 5 national an king with a great display of power that smothered North Caro- ina and the Tar Heels' celebrated Charlje Justice, 27-13, in the Coton Bowl at Dallas. Maryland, a one-point underdog, lunted Missouri's vaunted attack vith stout liae play and won the «ator Bowl feature at Jackson- Hie, 20-7. Close to a half a million fans warmed into bulging saucara rom Tampa to Tokyo to watch he post-season football activities. The largest crowd, a Rose Bowl ecord turnout of 100,963, jammed lie vast arena in Pasadena to see he Big Ten maintain a four-year nx over the Pacific Coast, against 11 prevailing odds. Badgers Stop llIinoisFivein Big 10 Opener CHICAGO, Jan. '3-(*»—' Wts- conUn, which finished In aevemh place In the Big Ten basketball race last IMMHI and won lu last conference cage crown In 1046*47, la off to a winning itart in the 1990 campaign. Jumping the gun on other league members, the Badgers last night defeated defending champion nil* hols, 59 to SO, at Madison, the mini controlled the ball In the open- Ing period and left the floor at the half with a 30 to 24 lead. Big Don Rehfeldt, Wisconsin center who acored 37 points, provided the big spark In the Badgers' triumph. His 27 points ran his college career total to 913—the highest in Wisconsin history. Wisconsin goes to Indiana Saturday, while the Illlnl play Ohio State at Columbus the same night Indiana ran its win'streak In non- conference competition to nine straight with a 60 to 50 decision over hapless Michigan State last night. At Peorla, 111., Ohio State blew a 30 to 20 half-time lead to bow to Bradley, 65 to 46. The defeat gave the Buckeyes a 5-2 record in non-conference play. In other Big Ten games Saturday, Purdue (4-4) entertains Northwestern (6-2) and Michigan (6-3) Is host to Iowa. The Hawk- eyes downed a rugged Utah State team, 62 to 58 last night. In a non- conference game, Minnesota plays host to Marquette. The Gophers open their Big Ten campaign Jan. 9 against Northwestern. Loyola of Chicago got back into the victory column last night with a 58 to 52 decision over Utah. Loyola goes to Madison Square Garden Saturday to play New York City College. Other midwesterh features this week match Butler at Notre Dame; De Paul at Oklahoma A. A M., and Brlgham Young at Loyola (Chicago) Wednesday night; and Bradley at .Drake, and Notre Dame at Michigan State next Saturday. All Game Standings W L PF 9 At Th* Wlifc Mi* F*eht It's been rather a hectic weak- holiday chase. Coach Virgil end In the sporti world. Whtt with Fletcher prefers to play 23 regu. Ohio State keeping the Big Tan larl x aehedulad «a»«« w»d aklp in the driver's aaat of the Rose the tourneys. His explanation la Bowl parade. There was no truth that the Kahoks can mane more to the rumor, however, that the money that way. And the Kahok Buckeyes were going to be ex- athletic teams support themselves pelled from tha Western Confer- —as do many of tha other South- ence If they lost the Rose Bowl western crews — so the money game. And we were surprised to angle can't be overlooked. ate that the Mt. Vernon Rams were rated the No. 1 prep basket- In our book the biggest upset In ball team in the state. With the the holiday tournament champion- Rams,'the only thing we wonder ship was unnoticed in most high is how many votes they'll get when school circles. Altamont won tha the AP sportswrlters start casting tets. Nlantic Tournament. The Indians ballots for the top college quin- were figured as easy meat for the other teams in the tourney. And they won all of their games The Southwestern Conference by small margins. But our Infor- got a bit of bacon from the noil- mant, a sports expert, tells ua day tournaments. The Wood River that the Altamont boys just re- Oilers took consolation honors at fused to be beaten. And such a East St. Louis, and the Happy team can make It plenty rough on Warriors of Granite City copped the opponents—regardless of what the consolation champion in the the dope sheet says. 16-team meet at Centralia. The consensus among Oiler Little Joe Gonzales, 50 percent of sports followers seems to be that Coach Byron Bozarth's Mexican that scoring threat of Martinez-Gon- was East St. Louis Tournament about the best thing that zales, "made the All-Tournament could have happened to the Wood team at Centralia. River basketball team. The loss to The East St. Louis Flyers, of East Rockford, by two points in a course, took second place in their high scoring game, is no large own tournament at East Side, blot on their escutcheon, and tha dropping the .final game to the two Oiler victories, In close games, tough Kankakee Kays, currently should have given the Wood River rated fourth in the state. The three conference boys experience under fire that teams may stand them in good stesd Indiana Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin Northwestern Ohio State Illinois Michigan Purdue 0 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 4 606 645 448 569 495 443 594 508 496 OP 485 503 396 500 438 408 540 470 455 Hargis,BrianSpark Packers' Drive fljr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jan. 3.—Johnny Hargis and Frank Brian today were responsible for Anderson's comparatively est total of the game by collecting «_*. 1__ J 1_ **__ mW9~.~A.~. • .»»__» * . .. O1 nAtM + al itrlnllA a^ail 1a>4>lnli'a* WAMWAH! .that found no glory in the holi- later in the Southwestern Con day meets were Edwardsville, Al- ference race. A big test will be ton, and Belleville. Alton and Jan. 6 when they tangle with the Belleville lost two straight games, Kahoks at Collinsville. The Oilers and Edwardsville won Its opener and Kahoks are the only undefeat- but was eliminated in the quarter- ed teams in conference play In finals at Pontlac. Alton was also the Southwestern, and the winner at Pontiac, and Belleville was at of the Jan. 6. game will be tagged Centralia. the East St. Louis Tournament as the team to stop for the loop title. Collinsville was the only South- We'd say that the game is a western team not entered in the good even money .bet. Faulstich's Loses To Gillespie, 53-49 Gillespie Merchants had too much height for Faulstich's of Alton, Monday night at Gillespie, as the hosts downed the invading Altonians, 53-49, in an independent basketball game. Faulstich's kept the game close throughout as it employed a fast break against the taller Gillespie cagers. The Faulstich men led at the end of the intlal period as they hit the cords to take an 11-6 lead. The Merchants rallied in the second quarter and took a slim 21-20 margin at the intermission. Gillespie gained a point on the invaders in the third period and took a 32-30 margin. Then in the final quarter, Gillespie hit its high- wlth 154 scoring assists. York's Dick McGulre is a second with 149. The 10 leaders: G *F George Mlkan 293 274 Alex Grosa 359 245 Joe Fulks 180 178 Max Zatlofsky 188 li!6 Dick Mehen 177 123 Adolph Schayes ,,..143 190 Carl Braun 162 141 Ken Sailors 147 145 Fred Shaua 157 123 Frank Brain 137 146 New close TP 860 763 538 502 477 476 465 439 437 420 • •-TOT INTMFMINCI—George Verchick (72), North Carolina, couldn't hold this pass vvtjfln Bowl game with Rice at Dallas, hut officials ruled that Harold Riley (23), Rice, interference and called the pass complete. Other players who can bo identified are Rex :v ftfef. Ken Powell (53), North Carolina, and Joe Watson (51) of Rice. Rice won 27 "«Unlv>tn Jack's Indees Play Benld Wednesday Jack's independent basketball team will play the Benld Eagles Wednesday at Lincoln gymnasium in East Alton. Tha gam* will aUrt In other games, Texas Western on over Georgetown, 33-20, In e Sun Bowl; Florida State beat Vofford, 19-6, in the Cigar Bowl; he U. S. Air Force triumphed ver Army's All-Stars, 18-14, !n he Rice Bowl at Tokyo; McMurry vhlpped Missouri Valley, 19-13, J n ho Oleander Bowl; Prairie View opped Fisk University, 27-6, in he Prairie View Bowl; Stanford owned Hawaii, 74-20. in the Pine- pple Bowl at Hawaii; Xavier (O.) efeated Arizona State, 33-21, in he Salad Bowl; and St. Vincent owned Emory & Henry, 7-6, in he Tangerine Bowl. In contrast to these weather affairs, the Ice game at Fairbanks, Alaska, was played in ten inches of snow and 10-below-zero University over Ladd goal. . NEW YORK, Jan. 3. Up u. A total of 459,096 attended the 13 bowl games yesterday. Here arc safe lead in the Western* division in the National Basketball Association. Reeling under three straight defeats, the Packers rebounded last night with a thumping 92 to 75 victory over-the Baltimore Bullets, increasing their lead over Indianapolis to a game and a half. Hargls netted 2 points and Brian, the team's sparkpulg, 22 as the Packers led all the way. It was Anderson's 18th triumph in 28 starts. Indianapolis' record is ISIS. John Ezersky, with 18 points, led the Bullets' drive. Italian tourists, in limited numbers, now may visit Western Germany. Cigar Bowl at Tampa, Fla. (14,000) Florida State 19 Wofford 6. Gator Bowl at Jacksonville, Fla. (20,000) Maryland 20 Missouri 7. Oleander Bowl at Galveston, Tex. (7,000) McMurry 19 Missouri Valley 13. Prairie View Bowl at Houston, Tex. (5,000) Prairie View 27 Fish College 6. Salad Bowl at Phoenix, Ariz. (18,500) Xavier (O) 33 Arizona State 21. Sun Bowl at El Paso, Tex. (18,000) Texas Western 33 Georgetown 20. Tangerine Bowl at Orlando, Fla. (9,500) St. Vincent 7 Emory * Henry 6. Pineapple Bowl at Honolulu (18,000)—Stanford 74 Hawaii 20. Rice Bowl at Tokyo (25,000) tf. S. Air Force ,18 Army All-Stars 14. 21 points, while Faulstich's banged in 19. High man for the game was Gillespie's Mockovitz with eight buckets and two free throws, 18 points. For Faulstich's, Howard Eichen was high with half a dozen field goals 'and one free throw for 13 points. Runner-up was Don Plar- ski, who flipped in six baskets for 12 points. Faulstloh's (19) Player Plarski 0 0 Dean W.Fisher Eichen Boyd Becker Glllciplt Player 4 Hughes 1 Beyers 3 1 4Sarlc 6 1 3B.Fisher 4 0 OReid 3 3 SMofckovilz Tallman Totals ...22 9 IS Totals .. Score by Quarters: 1 Gillespie 6 21 32 33 Faulitich'g 11 20 30 40 (53) It K ft 301 ono 430 210 411 822 201 .23 7~S 2 3 College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EAST NYU ST. Dartmouth 38. Cornell 39. Brown 32. La Salle 80. Western Kentucky SB. Duqueine 50, Rutgers S4. SOUTH North Carotin* 38. Maryland SS. Louisville 74, Tennessee 63. Maryland State 78, Kentucky, Statt SS, MIDWEST Indiana 60, Michigan State 90. Bowline Green 75, Brigham Young St. Iowa 62. Utah State 38. Wisconsin 59. Illinois SO. Loyola (Chicago) 58. Utah 52. Kentucky 57, Arkansas 53. Washington (St. Louis) 55, Vandar- bilt 53. Bradley 65. Ohio State 46. Wheaton 89. Hanover 76. Ball State 70, Earlham 38. Nebraska 47, South Dakota 40. Drake 67, Detroit 53, SOUTHWEST Rice 68, George Pepperdine SB. WEST Denver 54. Wyoming 41. Columbia 74, Oregon 62. Hamllne 79, Honolulu All-Stars 46. EmilJanningsDies. First Oscar Winner 49er Coach Offered Vacant Navy Job SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3. UP)— Eddie Erdelatz said last night he had been offered the job as head football coach of the U. S. Naval Academy. He said he will fly to Annapolis tonight to talk over the deal un- dci which he would succeed George Sauer, who resigned last week. Erdelatz is assistant coach now of the San Francisco Forty-Niners of the All-America Conference. The conference recently merged with the National Pro Football League. Erdelatz confirmed the Navy of- VIENNA, Austria, Jan. 3. UP)— Emil Jannings, who won Holly- wod's first academy award "Oscar" for his 1928 performance in "Th« Way of All Flesh," will be buried Friday. Jannings, 62, died peacefully In his sleep last night at his horns in Zlnkenbach. Suffering from cancer of the liver, the star of the silent screen had been given sedatives to ease his pain. He had been acutely ill for several weeks. The actor's family said his body would be carried aboard a barge across Lake Wolfgang Friday, from his home to his burial place at St. Wolfgang, irt the "American zone. Jannings went to Hollywod in 1926 after winning fame in German movies. His screen successes in America included, in addition to the award winner, such pictures as "The Street of Sin" and "Sim of The Fathers." Because of his imperfect English, Jannings returned to Germany in 1929 when talking movies tooh the screen. Beside him when he died wai his third wife, the former Gussie Holl, an actress, his daughter and a brother. Previously he had been married to Hanna Ragy and actress Lucy Hoeflich. Jannings had been a Protestant throughout his life until last Thursday, when he was converted to Catholicism, A priest administered the last rites of the Roman Catholic Church on Friday. fcr when asked about a Wash* Ington Post story saying Navy had virtually decided to hire him, mild- Bowl temperature, of Alaska won, Air Base on a The 3-0, field results and crowds: Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif. (100.963) Ohio State 17 California Bowl at New Orleans Oklahoma 35 Louisiana «t7:30 P .m, 11. Sugar (82,470) State 0. Cotton Bowl at Dallas (75,347) Rice 27 North Carolina 13. Orange Bowl at Miami, Fla. (64,816) Santa Clara 21 Kentucky 13. ENJOY ELM DAIRY SOONEftS TAKI SUGAR WWL—George Thomas (25), Oklahoma back, scoots for a touchdown after taking handoff from Darrell Royal in second quarter of Sugar Bowl game at New Orleans. Okl«« homi beat Louisiana State 35 to 0 in tha game. Tht- two LSD men shown are jack Cole (25), and Ken Konz (22), — NEA Telephoto. . -

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