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LubbockMorning'Avalanche Page 12 Friday, February 13, 1942 '—••' ' ••••. C - -^sm^V.^^^K^K^K^^.^! .~< -v t.^. A C C U PC A T -E 1-fc O MPLCT-E LMb ° C rct Another Draws Bye; Two Are "Eliminated" By COLLIER P ARRIS Avalanche Sports Editor WILL ROGERS COLISEUM, FORT WORTH, Feb. 12. — Six members of the Lubboek District Golden Gloves championship team were here tonight for first round fights in the State tournament — snd victories were marked up for five of them. One team member, Heavyweight Glenn Ward of Floydada, was forbidden by tournament doctors to enter the ring after the very willing district champion fainted in the dressing room an hour before his scheduled fight time. Diagnosis revealed a heavy head cold, bordering on the "flu." Decisions, Kayo Registered The eighth member of the team, J. D. Kirkpatrick, middleweight champ, drew a bye and opens his state campaign Friday night against Frank Evans of San Benito. Winner by a clean, first round knockout, after two decisions had been rendered in favor of Lub- boek, was Roy Belk, welterweight "representative, who slapped down Junior Montague of Wellington, champion of the Childress district, with a short, right hand punch. Previously, Flyweight Roland Borger of Texas Tech had out- pointed Abner Bedingfield, Dallas champion, and Keith Kivlehen of Texas Tech had decisioned Henry Delano, champion from Beaumont, in the featherweight division. . Roach, Bradshaw Fight Tonight LaVern Roach of Plainview, the district bantanvweight, and Bu- fbrd Bradshaw, lightweight champ from Littlefield, advanced to the second round with default victories and fight Friday night. . First and only actual defeat for Lubboek was the decision over % 'Light Heavyweight Rhea Mitchell ^of Texas Tech, by the Fort Worth titlist, Bill Anderson. - Fourth fist lilted in victory as the second night of punching got under way was that of Roland Borger, scion of the family after Whom the township of Borger was 'named. .'.-;;' Roach Advances On Default Borger played a more or less "waiting game, standing off and 'taking long punches at his younger and shorter opponent from .Dallas, keeping his left hand in l-Bedingfield's face when the latter rushed in. Borger made his best showing in the second round, rcoasted to victory in the third . with defensive fighting. There were no knock downs. : . Jack Fraley of Borger, Ama- rLUo's district flyweight cham- 'pion, defeated Louis Allen of Port Arthur in a fight preceding the Texas Tech freshman's victory. Lubboek and Amarillo remained 'neck and neck through the first •two divisions, LaVern Roach, Lub- .bock's bantamweight, advancing .by default over Roger Sanchez; of San Antonio, and Dean Webb of Amarillo decisioning J. L. McElroy, the Tyler champion. ^ Face Tough Foes Friday Lubbock's first fighters, drew tough opponents for the second round Friday night. Borger is booked against Jose Andreas, the .Fort Worth slugger who won the flyweight title in 1940. Roach meets a toughy in Jack Slaymaker of Beaumont, who also advanced by default. : Kavlehen made it three in a row for the Lubboek team when he won an unanimous decision over the Beaumont district champion. Henry Delano. The Texas Tech featherweight had his own way, and Delano was clinching and wresting from the start to avoid Keith's jarring right hand. Kivie- hen almost had his man out in the second round with a terrific smash to the face, but Delano came up to continue the fight, in which there was never any doubt as to the superior boxer.. Kivlehen meets Fred Gonzales of San Antonio, who advanced by oefault. in the second round. Bradshaw Advances BradshaWs victory by default over \Viiham Clark of Tyler won _nim the right to fight Gonzales champion of the El P a *o Lubbock, Texas At Fort Worth Buffs Stop Tech, 63-49; Sandies Best Lubboc <^f ••*• -w> . -tf — I**. " ®' — - —- ^sj-^ra^s-sas Kp^r'iKuS.^""^.^ jviin a decision over soldier John " ^ Ellington field. H OU s ""cff, from the Philadel. --- <»..'.•a.-iiums, save Corona a very tough scrap indeed buTtho Beaumont boy who had comocted '"J^ ??.V5.™ l5tth «* times; is a to Roy Bcik lost lituc time in dis- P^LfL^P^ ^nior LIGHT LENS FOR ALL MAKE CARS . • HEAD • TAIL • SPOT • FOG SOUTHERN AUTO STORES INC Lubboek, Liltlefield. Brownfield Wide-Open Battle Seen At Santone Cooper, Hines "Hot;" Nation's Greatest Golfers Start $5,000 Texas Open Play (By The Associated Press) SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 12 —The man with a well- behaved putter was the man they were looking for tonight to establish a favorite in the sixteenth $5,00,0 Texas open starting tomorrow. Broad, rolling greens —some of the largest in the Southwest — are at the end of every hole here at Willow Springs' 6,595-yard par 36-35—71 course. Last year it was Lawson Little,® — —" • _/»-"». •*> » M.I -k~fia •»» &\Jll X-H.H4Cj y -1 i . the big Calif ornian, who mastered I under, but he strolled along with inP crvaanc tr» ^irin iirT + V\ -i -nit i-m n wt ^-. — „. .ti i • . . _ _ the greens to win with a phenomenal 72-hoIe total of 273, eleven under par. Cooper, Hines "Hoi" Baldish Harry Cooper, the light horse of old, whipped around the soggy course in 31-34—65 in the ' pro-amateur event to signal his ' presence. The Alinneapolis pro, who was disqualified in the Texas open last year for having 15 clubs in his bag, had nothing but smoking shots in the sack today. Teamed with Bert Keller of Seguin, he won the event with a best ball of 64. Jimmy Hines, the Great Neck, Long Island, redhead, was a sensation with his outgoing 30, six I par on the last nine to get 36 and 36. Thomas Lowrey of Dallas, his amateur, helped him a shot and they finished with 65, as did Sam Byrd of Philadelphia, and Allan Mitchell of San Antonio. Wide Open Scramble Seen Clayton. Heafner, Charlotte, N. C., also blew in with an individual "T. It looks like a wide-open scramble between about ten of the ranking golf tourists. It has been putting that has kept Johnny .Dawson, the uncrowned amateur king of America, up around the top on the swing thus far. He was rat- (Conlinued On Page 16) 66 Another $30,000 For U.S. War Effort— 10,000 Watch Crosby, Hope Stage Golf Spree Complete With Floor Show On 18th! Rice Measures TCU,44Io37 (Bt-Tbt Associated Press) FORT WORTH, Feb. 12.—Surging from behind in the last five minutes, the towering Rice Owls handed Ihe TCU Horned Frogs their second defeat of the Southwest conference basketball season here Thursday night 44-37. A crowd of 1,500 looked on. The Christians, playing cool, deliberate'basketball, held a 11-10 lead after 10 minutes of play. Just before the half, Bob Kenney led a Rice spurt that put the visitors ahead 26-15 at intermission. Close All The Way But after five minutes o£ the second half, the Frogs had trimmed the lead to 26-24. Finally, with eight minutes to play they took the lead at 31-30. The lead swapped hands three times in two minutes and then the Frogs forged in front 37-34 with less than five minutes to go. The Owls began snapping up bad Christian passes and' roared down court for five quick buckets Three were made by Chet Palmer and two by Kinney. Montague of Childress, the fight opening the welterweight division. After sparring for one minute, 32 seconds, Belk landed a short right jab where it would do the most damage, and Montague was knocked into the ropes. He clung there helplessly while the count of ten was tolled over the loud speaker. Up to the knockout punch, delvered at very close quarters, Belk had been "on the defensive. In his second fight u- il 3S , £ ?,heduled to box Max Waller of Tyler, who won by de- In one of the more interesting bouts of the night, Buster Burrell, Fort Worth district middleweight champ, was decisioned by Eli Katich of El Paso. BurrcII was the outstanding pre-tournament fa- th°P 1 S W he division - K a"ch took the l*=t two rounds easily to win tne_ decision, putting up a verv variant fight against the favorite Mitchtll Decisioned Kirkpatrick of Peters- 3 Frank Evins of San m his first round in a row. the After five wins Lubboek team sustained a dcfnal (Continued On Page 16) -O By WILLIAM T. RIVES Associaied Press Sports Writer HOUSTON, Feb. 12.—A swarm of humanity overran the Brae Burn Country dub -course todav, pouring about §30,000 into the United States war chest in return for an afternoon of laughs provided by Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. An estimated 10,000 persons watched the screen stars cavort in what was labeled a golf match but developed into a comedy, complete with floor show on the eighteenth green. Gallery Sets Record Fred Corcoran, tournament bureau manager of the Professional Golfers' association, estimated the size of the crowd. Corcoran said it was the biggest gallery ever to see a golf match in Texas, surpassing even the crowds at the National open in Fort Worth la<=t summer. Hope auctioned albums of Crosby records after the match, raping 522,250 in defense bonds and cash. Corcoran said the gate re- ceipta would swell to $30,000 the total amount of money turned over to the war funds drive as a result of the benefit. "Tarzan" In Trees For the record. Hope and Byron Nelson, professional, played Crosby and Professional Jimmy Demaret of Houston. Johnny Weiss- muller, the screen's Tarzan, played along, mostly in the trees, where he said, he belonged. ' The match ended all square because of a late rally by the Crosby-Demaret team. Crosby had a 78, six over par, while Hope reported an 80. The feats of Demaret and Nelson, who were under par with a 71 and a 70, respectively, went relatively unnoticed. Stars "Give Oul" The crowd came to see Crosbv and Hope give, and give they did wise-cracking all over the course. Hope, starting out, asked "his partner Nelson: "have you got your adrenalin with vou?" Later besieged by the throng, Hope said he wished ha had taken some, himself. Hope and Crosby were given honorary membership in the Texas PGA. Hope asked, "does thi? count outside of Texas?" and Crosby answered: "What else is there but Texas?" Hope, overhearing a woman remark about his form—golfing form—wiggled before putting and said "don't blame me for my form. You knoxv the government took my girdle away for the rubber/' WAR CAUSE? The cotton gin, which turned unprofitable slave labor into a golden asset, has been blamed by some persons for bringing on the Civil War. • A GOOD BUY IS A DEFENSE BOND OR STAMP WE BUY & SELL GQWJ USED CARS SEE J. D. Mf;PHAUL or C. C. WORRELL LUBBQCK AUTO C0. 5 LTD. STH & TEXAS "21 YEARS YOUR FORD DEALER" PHONE 5524 Raiders "Melt" When Teachers Turn On Heat (By The Associated Pr«s?> CANYON, Feb. 12.—A record crowd saw the tall West Texas State Teachers basketball wizards bump off Texas Tech's Red Raiders 63 to 49 tonight in a game that left no doubt of who was boss of the Border conference. It was by no means a walk- away, however, and for the first part of the game at the half Tech was in front, 26-23. Fine guarding and inspired goal-throwing put the Techs ahead after 10 minutes. Gilbreath Paces Tech Charlie Halbert, who towers above even his own tall team- TEMPE, Ariz.. Feb. 12 (JP) The Arizona State Teachers college Bulldogs gained momentum in the second half tonight to score a 50 to 3S victory and push the New Mexico Aggies basketball team deeper into the Border conference cellar. mates, had a fine evening tipoing the ball from his opponents." He fouled out in the last seven minutes; When Frank Stockman fouled out in the last five, the Buffaloes slowed down a bit more. The Buffs made six points during one minute of play, illustrating their ability to score when they had to. Price Brookfield was high man with 21 points for the winners, while Byron Gilbreath of Tech had 18. The Buffaloes have not lost a game to Border conference teams this year, and the triumph over Tech came in their first tussle since 1935. West Texas Stale (63)' FG FT Pis Brookfic.'d. f F. Johnson, f Maddox. f . j Jacobs, f . n Halbert. c Trimble, c F. Stockman, g C. Johnson, g B. S:o-*:kman. Totals T«« Tech (43) Erwin, t LOKC. f . Head, f Allen. 1 ~ Gilbreath, c Vnlz. E GUlcy, g Totals 22 5 49 Halt-time score: Texas Tech 26 West Texas Teachers 23. Personal fouls: Erwin. Lowe 2. Head 2 Gilbreath 2. Volz. Golley 3. Brookfield'. Maddox. Halbert 4. F. Stockman 4 B Stockman 2. H-SU Meets Techsans In Abilene Tonight ABILENE, Feb. 12. (Special) — To offer themselves as easy victims for the one-two teams in the Border conference for the second week in a row is the next two nights' assignment for the Hardin- Simmons Cowboys. The Ranchers are at home here to Texas Tech Friday night and will invade Canyon to battle the West Texas State Teachers Saturday night. Memories of last week's affairs when the Buffs 'held the score down to a mere 87 to 30 and Texas Tech coasted to a 47 to 23 triumph are too recent to expect elapse of a week's time to provide different outcomes. Gomez Signs Up For Estimated $12,000 NEW YORK, Feb. 12. (£»)—Vernon (Lefty) Gomez, who used to be hard to satisfy in the days when more money \vas involved, signed his 1942 contract with the New York Yankees today. His new contract was estimated to call for $12.000, about the same as he received last year, when he won 15 games and lost five to lead the American league in winning percentage. Gomez has been with the Yankees for 12 years and has won six .World series games without a defeat. At his peak he received S20.- OuO a season under a two-vear contract iif 1935 and 1936. " Chile's shortage of railway cquipment has become serious. BILLY CONN TONY ZALE • -K -K -K Conn And Zale Fight Tonight By SID FEDER Asociated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, Feb. 32 — Except as a pay-day, there is no apparent reason for Billy Conn to tangle with Tony Zale, .the middleweight champion in Madison Square Garden tomorrow night. This doesn't apply to the fight itself, because that figures to be a pretty fair .kind of taffy-pull, with Tony's heavy thumps matched against Billys boxing, ring generalship and weight edge. But on the face of it.. Billy has everything to lose and nothing to gain — except, as mentioned before, a piece of change, and that always comes in handy to a prospective father. To Meet Louis Again All roads for Conn point to his return match with Joe Louis in June, a little get-together that figures to draw a half-million dollars or more. And, if by some chance Zale should make an accident happen tomorrow night, it might very well mean the boys can say bye- bye to that jackpot. Meantime, in the financial aspect, as well as the artistic, Billy figures to do all right for himself in the present proceedings. Promoter Mike Jacobs estimates that some 12,000 customers will make the cash registers sing a $50,000 to $60,000 tune. Despite prohibitive odds on Conn, which have the gambling guys reporting no market on bets, the fight has caught on with the fistic faithful ever since the night Zale became the one-man boss of the middleweights by beating Georgie Abrams last November 28. That same night the bout with Conn was lined up. Denver City Evens Up Series With Muleshoe DENVER CITY, Feb. 32. (Special)—Denver City evened the Conference 5-A championship cage playoff with Muleshoe tonight with a 29 to 24 decision here. The two teams tangle Saturdav night at Levelland in the fina'l and deciding game. Mules'rioe having \von the first of the two-out- of-three series. Forward Bill Reynolds paced the winners with 21 points, run- TRACTOR TIRE OWNERS ATTENTION We csn vulcanize all size {racier Jir« and you don't havo lo wait. Bring Ihcm in loday. We Vulcanize All Size Tires Amarillo Takes District Crown On 24-14 Win A *T A"T*!TW A." *S? AvsUnche) AMARILLO, Feb. 12. — A ^ B Lubboek Westerners were erased from the District 1-AA picture when they bowed before the Amarillo Sandies here tonight by a score of 24 to 14. Tonight's victory clinched the district cage crown for the Sandies. Only one conference game remains for the Sandies this season—that against the Pampa Harvesters Feb. 19, and since Pampa is pretty well down the line in conference standings, Amarillo could lose.that'tilt and still have the district crown. Westerners Hustle The stubborn Westerners keot the Sandies on their, toes throughout tonight's game but'it was decidedly Amarillo's tilt and at no time did the visitors ever take the lead. Fairly evenly matched in height, with perhaps Amarillo having a slight edge in altitude, the two teams spent the best part of the opening quarter feeling each other out. Scoring In Last Half ., Holland on a free throw scored the first point of the evening which was soon matched by Walthall, Dorman accounted for the first field goal of the game just before the whistle for the first quarter which ended 3 to 1 for the Sandies. Paced by Holland and Hughes, the Sandies forged ahead and outpaced the Westerners to put the score at 7 to 4 for Amarillo at the half. The last half.saw more scoring with the closing minutes keeping the Scoreboard busy but at no time were the Westerners within four points of their opponents. The box score: Lubboct Blackwell. f Johnson f Wathail, f l Bcchtol. l _, Allison, f Nabor.v c McCurry. c . Milner. g _; Brewer, g - • Thorn e. g FG FT TP .135 000 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 — 0 Totals Amarilld Franklin, t Hill, t Hughes, f . B:ge]ow. i Madison, c . Ratcliff, c Dorman, c 2 QuKttlebaum, f . o Holland, sr 3 McClure, g o 6 14 11 FG FT TP PF 0 _ 0 — 0 Totals 9 S 2* 11 Missed Irec throws; Amarillc (7p — Hughes 1. Madison 3, Dorman 1. Holland I. McClure 1. Lubbocfc 151—Blackwell 1. McCurry 1, Milner l, Thome. 2. Official; Johnson. Washington U. Names New Coaching Staff ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12. UP}—Tom (Kitty) Gorman, who was recommended by his former Notre Dame coach, Elmer F. Layden, was named today as head of an all new football coaching staff at Washington university of the Missouri valley conference. His assistants, also former Notre Dame gridiron stars, will be Andy Pilney and Bud Kerr, both of whom jumped from high school coaching jobs. Pilney has been directing football at St. Mels High school in Chicago and Kerr at Goshen, Ind. Also named as a member of the staff was Wilson (Bud) Schwenk, Washington's passing ace of the past three seasons, who will be graduated in June, Bob Kinnan supervisor of athletics, said Schwenk will assist in all sports. Gorman replaces Frank (Butch) Locbs, who -was informed last month that his contract as head coach would not be renewed. ning his season's total over the 400 mark.' Center Lowrey with nine points led the losers, PROMPT COURTEOUS SERVICE Save up to 50% on Unredeemed Diamonds, Watches, etc. Licensed and Bonded & JEWELRY CO. RO8 Broadway Lufcbort. Promising Tourney Planned At Slaton Approximately 75 Boxers Expected For Two-Night Event Which Beg ins- Monday 75 or Arn/-.XT -r-, •, <«P«1»1 To The A»al»nche) SLATO_\, Feb. 12 —A field of approximately leather luggers are expected for the annual Slaton Hig£school invitation boxing tournament which is schedule^ for a promising two-night engagement beginning Monday, Coach Curtis "Stumpy" Hamilton said tonight.- Announcing that complete teamsa- had been entered from Lubboek Slaton, Tahcka, Littlefield and Lockney, and that numberous entries had been received from several South Plains towns, including Plainview, Hale Center, Abernathy, WoLfforth and Enochs, Coach Hamilton was optimistic for the "greatest tournament in the event's h.'cicry." To Award Team Trophy A numberof the boys who competed in the recent District Golden Gloves tournament in Lub- boek will participate and the quality of fighters primed to bat- tie for the several handsome awards and team trophy indicates two nights of first class ring entertainment for fans — arrangements having been made to care for approximately 800 enthusiasts each night in the high school gym, scene of the tourney. Fights will get under way at 8:30 o'clock each iii=hi, preliminaries scheduled Monday, championships to be decided in. all divisions Tuesday. Handsome Jackets Awards Two extra weight divisions will be added to the Slaton tournament this season—one for boys weighing from 75 to 85 pounds, another for the 85 to' 100 pound class. In addition to the team trophy, which Lubboek captured last year, first prizes . of reversible jackets will be awarded. Those planning to participate may weigh in any time from 3:30 o'clock until 7:30 o'clock Monday, Hamilton said, advising those who had not yet sent entries to "just (Continued From Page 16) It's "Never Say Die" For Porkers— Arkansas Squad "Revamped Seven Times-Continue In SWC Cage Favorite's Role IBv The ASSQClKtpn Pr*»«:<:i * -ieo Press' ^. :, Ark., Feb. 12. —The Arkansas basketball team is being revamped but that's nothing new to Coach Glen Rose. He's already done it six times this season and still the Razorbacks roll on as favorites to win their ninth Southwest conference title in 18 years. To begin with Noble Robbins, big junior guard, took a defense job. Injuries Also Interfere Next Virgil Johnson, expected to replace Robbins, was unable to play because of ankle hurts, received in football, that wouldn't heal properly. Then, just before the season opened, Gordon Carpenter, star center, underwent an appendicitis operation. Carpenter got back for the opening of the conference race but Forward Leslie Ross was called by the Army. At this time O'Neal Adams, standout forward, enlisted in the Navy. He failed to pass the required tests and returned, but was out a week. • Meet Aggies Tonight Rose smiled with Adams and Carpenter again "in the line-up, out Ott Young, star sophomore center, then left lor the Army. Jesse Wilson delivered for Young, but now he's out for the season because of a fractured ankle. Those who know Rose say he'll turn up with a replacement for Wilson who .will be just as good when the Porkers play Texas A. and M. in a series at College Station opening Friday night. That's the way it always has been with the tall young man of the Ozarks. LENAHAN LEADS PLAY MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 12. W>,_Ray Lenahan, who once pitched for the Pittsburgh Pirates, kept plugging along close to par today wbne others were blowing up and as a result took an eight-stroke lead over the field at the two- thirds mark of the baseball players golf championship. Under a new law in New Zealand it as illegal to feed dogs raw KNOCK, KNOCK, KNOCK.. . YOUR CAR MAY NEED A VALVE JOB Regrinding done ihe factory way -will take ihe noise out of ihe old bus and save you money by- culling down gasoline waste. Here's a job thai pays for itself in Ihe long run! Come in for a checkup loday! OIL COMPANY COSDEN PRODUCTS UPTOWN MILITARY STYIES... in AT EASE, 5>" Uptown with its in uppers toned i ri"-h~'mFl!t!itv »n! D« er v« » General'., rating for scy e andI comfort...but, luckily, ,Vs onlj » buLk.pnvite ' in price! ALt- Leaiher make fctepj the just-bought" look for Tbt long "duration" of U smart life X-RAY FITTING - 1205 Broadwa

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