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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 15

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 1930 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE WFTE1M PepKO'sRiley In Fifth With Sizzling Right ST. LOUIS, Jan. 17 <<*>>—Little Willie Pep, master of the featherweight boxers, put his title on the line last night but without much danger of losing it. At one minute and five seconds of the fifth round,,he blasted Charlie Rlley of St. Louis to sleep. Up to that point. Pep had been almost playing, with the little St. Louis Negro who had pleaded for several years for a crack at the title. The first four rounds were all Pep's, while Rlley stayed on the side of caution. For four rounds they waltzed, with now and then a flurry, mostly from Pep, for the chunky Rlley couldn't find a place for his good right. Then, In the fifth, Pep found a place for his knockout punch and let It go. Pep had feinted with a left. Like a streak of lightning the right came barreling through, an uppercut to the jaw, and Riley ready for a follow-through spun 45 degrees then fell flat on his face, out cold. His handlers had to pull his mouthpiece out. by force. Several minutes later he was still dazed. As he was helped over to Pep's earner to offer congratulations from glistening, half-closed eyes, he again dropped to one knee. The knockout, was Pep's forty- sixth in 145 bouts. Pep, who hails from Hartford, Conn., weighed 123 \4, his lightest weight for a title fight. Rlley was 125 H, half a pound Inside the limit. St. Louis through the years has not been a city of big boxing crowds, so last night's gross gate of $56,905 set. a record. A total of 11,115 paid. Half of the net proceeds, after taxes, went to Pep, and 10 percent to Riley. NCAAFootball Rules Group Plans Changes By KEN ALYTA PINEHURST, N. C., Jan. 14, (ftl —The air was thick with thought waves today as the football rules committee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association headed into the second of three days of deliberation. In an orderly scene whose quiet was in sharp contrast to the con- fus^on dominating last week's NCAA meeting in New York, the committee sit down around the conference table for two -more sessions wherein it considered the college football rules and possible changes for next season. The group held closed morning and afternoon sessions yesterday planning the same schedule today and what it hoped would be a similar windup program tomorrow Chairman Bill Bingham of Harvard hopes that the 17-man group will be able to close out its work by tomorrow, although, if necessary, a Thursday morning session will be held. No official announcements, are being made until after the final session adjourns. Then all changes will be announced. Results of preliminary provisional votes are never disclosed as a matter of committee policy. Bingham believes in giving committee members an opportunity to think over their early votes, so that when it, comes time for a final "yes" or "no" the 'men voting will feel free to change their minds if so inclined. No.radical changes are expected in the playing code. The coaches last week handed down several recommendations for committee consideration. THey, in effect, endorsed the controversial two platoon system by recommending that each team be avowed to substitute without penalty after each down, The rules committee generally follows the recommendations of the coaches and no change In policy Is expected here. In addition to Bingham and A. R. Hatchens of Lake Wales, Fla., committee secretary, a representative from each of the eight NCAA districts is on hand for the discussions. The coaches, various conferences and the high school field are also represented. Fight* Lnnt WgM Bjr THE ASSOCIATED MrtSS ST. LOUIS—Willie Pep, 123V,, Hartford. Conn., knocked out Charlie Rlley, 125',i, St. Louis,. 5. MIAMI—Frankie Abrami. 148'/ a , Detroit, outpointed Chuck Taylor. 148, Coalport, Pa., 10. NEWARK—Freddie Dawion. 143, Chicago, outpointed Charley Williami, 145% Newark. 10. CHICAGO—John Labrol. 143, Gary, Ind., outpointed Danny Womber, 144, Chicago, 8. ' Telegraph Want Adi "CLICK" ASROCtAflb MW8« Ohio Notttrtrn W, Bluff to* (O) ». Arizona 81. ArltMi* State (T*fti«*i «1 . Brlgham Young 93. Denver 49. Concordla (Mtniil fc, MeC««it«r M, Oakland City Hmi> M, Mlo Or*n4t 'O) 68. Colorado 72. ftthraska 98. Hanover 104. Rose Pely S3. Bradley 71. Detroit SO . Western Kentucky 84. Cincinnati 9». Kentucky Wesleyan M. Union 59. Oshkosh teachers 7.V Eau Clalr* Teachers 48. Louisville 94. Georgetown (Kyi S3. Oklahoma A A M 56, Drake 17. Brooklyn College 103, V. of Mexico 40. Virginia tech 63. Virginia 80. Harvard 40. Brown *8. Kansas State 99. Iowa State 57. Colorado 72. Nebraska M. Bowling Green 74, Ohio U. 84. Illinois 76. Northwestern SO. Ohio State 74, Michigan SB. North Carolina 94, Wake Foreal 80. Indiana }7, Butler 49. Purdue 64, Iowa 95. Kentucky 61, Georgia Tech 4T. Wisconsin 87. Minesota 94 State Preps in Regional Meets Facing Upsets SPRINGFIELD, 111., Jan. 17. (Jfi —District and regional tournament assignments for more than 700 downstate prep basketball .earns were announced today /by he Illinois High School Association, Many of the current favorites fot the state crown are placed in regionals with strong challengers. The opening round of the state itle eliminations throws 284 small schools into 47 district meets Feb. 21-24. The winners will join the 433 larger schools assigned directly to the regional tournaments which will be played Feb. 28-March 3. After that will follow the 15 sectional meets and then the 16-team finals at Champaign March 16-18. Mt. Vernon, the No. 1- rated downstate club for the Illinois championship, is assigned to its own regional and should have no trouble advancing into the section al. , But some other topflight con lenders, including Argo, Rock Island and Elgin, don't expect an easy time. The unbeaten Argo quintet will play at Cicero Morton, where the host team and Riverside may cause serious trouble. Rock Island, currently the highest regarded entry from the Northwest area, is plaWd in the same regional with Moline and East Moline. Both of these opponents put up stiff arguments before bowing to Rock Island earlier this season. The Elgin Maroons play at home where the field includes once- beaten Crystal Lake and Dundee and Arlington Heights, all capable of springing an upset. None of the top 15 teams in this week's Associated Press poll are sent to the same tournaments. West Aurora, the No. 2 down state contender, is favored to take its regional but Marmion of Aurora and Wheaton might make it a t,angup battle. Flora's big hurdle in Its own tournament probably will be Teu- :opolls, a small school sporting a long list of triumphs this season. Danvil|e, Decatur and Freeport are heavy choices 10 capture their own regional prizes. So is Cen- tralla at Salem. Bradley, one of the ranking teams In the northern area, probably will have to beat Kankakee to emerge from the regional. Both schools are assigned to the Bradley meet. Back in December, Bradley defeated Kankakee by one point. Hillsboro, whose record right now is 12 wins and one loss, may have to repeat over Gillespie In the letter's meet. The Hillsboro outfit downed Gillespie last week by five points. Wood River, tagged as the best in the Southwest, will have Its hands full in the Collinsville tourney. Collinsville also is strong and Edxyardsville and Madison are teams that pull surprises now and then. The Ottawa Pirates, who stage their own regional, look for the most trouble from Streator, the only team to defeat Ottawa so far this season. Holy Cross in Top Spot in AP BasketballPoll By MItX) FARNETI NEW YORK, Jan. 17. UPt— A new team — unbeaten Holy Cross —holds the No. 1 spot today as the country's best basketball team in the third weekly Associated Press poll. The Crusaders from Worcester, Mass., climbed from fifth in dis placing St. John's of Brooklyn by a close 1,037 to 992 points. Holy Cross, winner of 13 games, drew 47 first-place votes out ol 128 cast, by sports writers and sportscasters throughout the coun try. The Brooklyn five (14-1) got 35 votes for first, place. Right behind in third came Long Island U. (12 1) with 27 ballots for No. 1. Here's the breakdown by sec- ions on the top 10; east 6; mid- west 2, south 1 and 'far west 1. Bradley (15-2 jumped Into fourth place from last week's sixth spot. The Braves received 3 votes for first, the same number as Kentucky (10-2), Kentucky dropped from second to fifth because of Its upset by Tennessee Saturday. Duquesne (12-0) moved from eighth to sixth, getting four first- place nods. The Dukes and Holy Cross are the only undefeated teams rated in the first 30. Army (5-0) Is the third and last major five still unbeaten. The Cadets weren't ranked. C.C.N.Y. held fast to seventh place, same as last time. City has a 9-2 record. Indiana (11-2) dropped from last week's fourth spot to No. 8, following Its losses to Michigan and Iowa. The Hoosiers got three votes for first. U.C.L.A. (11-4) moved one notch up to ninth. The Pacific Coast quintet also received three ballots for first. LaSalle (9-2) of Philadelphia is the only newcomer to the first 10, taking over tenth from North Carolina (11-3). LaSalle received one vote for first. The top 10 teams (first place ballots in parentheses, and records including Monday night's games: first place worth 10 points, second place nine points and so on down Buckeyes Take Big Ten Lead; Top Wolverines CHICAGO, Jan. 17. (JPi — Ihlo State hoisted Its third victory last night to remain unbeaten In setting the Big Ten basketball pace. Its ace sharpshooter, Dick Schnltt- ker, captured the league's individual scoring lead, Schnlttker rammed in 28 points as the Buckeyes gained their third home victory with i 74-58 romp over Michigan. Schnittker Is now clicking at a 24.3 point average, with Wisconsin's Don Rehfeldt and Minnesota's Whltey Skoog dropping to second and third with 21.7 and 18.3 respectively. Wisconsin jumped Into second place with a 3-1 record by shading Minnesota 57-54 at Madison, Wis. The Gophers blew a 37-27 lead at Ihe outset of the second half and the game was not Iced until Danny Markham dropped a push shot and two free throws in the closing seconds. Rehfeldt was limited to 14 points while Skoog was held to four baskets, his poorest, showing of the season. At Champaign, Illinois came to life to blast Northwestern 76-. r O behind Bill Erlckson's 22 point barrage. Purdue pleased home fans by snapping a 'hrce game losing streak with a 57-40 decision over Iowa. Rangy Frank Gals- beek of Iowa, who racked 32 points against Indiana Satin-day, collected only eight points after sitting out most of the last half with four personal fouls. Indiana took a 57-49 win over Butler in a non-league affair. Advantage of the home court so far has paid big dividends with home teams winning 15 out of 16 times in league action. On Saturday, Ohio Slate loaves home for the first time in conference competition by invading Illinois while Northwestern is at Iowa, Minnesota at. Michigan and Ken Menkc to Play Part-Time at Waterloo CHICAGO, Jan. 1?, (£*M»-Ken Menkc, former University of Illinois basketball "Whiz Kid," will piny part-time for Waterloo, la., of the National Basketball Association. Menkr. coach at Corpus Chrtsll high school at Galesburg, 111., said he will play In Waterloo's home snmps and one each at Moline, 111., and Chicago. Charles May Defend Title in Summer Bout PITTSBURGH, Jan. 17, (/"P)— Heavyweight champion Ezzard Charles is considering an offer to meet Klklns Brothers In a title bout nt Washington next summer. .lake Mintz, co-manager of Charles, said last night he had received an offer from Promoter Goldie Aherne of Washington, with Charles promised $35,000 or 40 percent of the gross gate. Indiana at Purdue. Lending Scorer* Games TP Avg. Schniltker 3 73 24.3 Hehfpldl 4 87 21.7 SkooR 3 55 18,3 Krickson 4 67 16.7 Watson 3 50 16.6 Calsbcek 3 48 16 Clifton 3 48 16 Axness 4 63 15.7 Ragelis 4 63 15.7 Supronowicz ...... 4 63 i.5.7 Dotiham 3 45 15 Johnson 3 43 14.3 Most of Philttm Due For Raises Says Carpenter t»HiLAt>ELPMiA, ita>. ft, t*»- Most of the Philadelphia Phllltet will get salary raises in ttttt* IftftO contracts, President Robert R. M. (Bob) Carpenter disclosed today. "A few will get the same fig* ure and one or two will get ettU, but the rest will be pretty well satisfied, I believe," Carpenter Mid. $1 Million Worth of E Bonds Sold Daily in 1949 CHICAGO, Jan. 17. (#)—Illinois- ans put, slightly more than one million dollars into U. S. Saving! E Bonds each day of 1949. Figures for the year were an« nounced today by the state ottlc« for treasury bond sales. In the laset year total Investments In Illinois In Series E bonds were $379,315,860. This was a drop of $2,038,387 from the 1948 total of $381,354,047. Fir* Call—Leaky Refrigerator No. 1 firemen at 2:43 p. m. Monday answered an alarm to the residence of Mrs. Kate D. Brunner, 403 Summit, where a leaking refrigerator .had caused sulphur dioxide fumes to permeate th« house. The refrigerator was disconnected, carried to a rear porch and the house aired. An Italian firm plans to produce cars and tractors In Argeiv tina, after moving Its equipment and personnel from Turin to South America. the line): j TEAM "ec. Pts V Holy Cross <47( ........ 13-0 1.031 : , 2 St. John'. (35i 14-1 f>92 3 Long Island 127} 1Z-1 871 ! 4 Bradley (3) ,. 1S-3 708; 5 Kentucky 13) 10-2 623 6 Duquesne 14) 12-0 6101 7 C. C. N. Y »-2 373 i 8 Indiana (3i JJ-2 M7 9 UCLA (3) H-4 tOt, 10 UaSalle (li 9-2 177 ENJOY ELM DAIRY HOMOGENIZED MILK LOOK! A REAL BARGAIN FOR THOSE WHO WANT PERMANENT ANTI-FREEZE Thi* ha* been a mild winter Ogtfr C9 SO no fur and consequently we »« ^** <ww hnve found ourselves over- VfllUO) slocked. Take advantage of 'this savings, NOW! PER GAL. 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