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IJampa Man Buys Big Spring Club Of WT-NW Loop Franchise May Move To Pampa PAGE 6 LUBBOCK, TEXAS, TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 1942 MUCH AT STEAK — "Now I know why that scout said the new rookie was a terror at the plate." •SMV's Jimmy St. Glair Is Named Cave Rules Chairman •Strong Competition' Jn Weight Events For Relays NEW ORLEANS, March 23 (P) J. W. St. Clair oi Southern Methodist university today was elected chairman of the National Basketball Rules committee -which The Associated Press said last night that R, L. Edmondson, Pampa business man, had announced the purchase of the Big Spring franchise in the West Texas-New Mexico prof csslonal baseball league "and will move it to Pampa." Pampa, member of the league for the past three years, apparently was out of the picture /or the -season, the Oiler franchise having been transferred to Albuquerque by Operator Harold Miller, the transaction being approved by league directors at their meeting in Clovis March 2. RatlSH May Manage Big Spring had taken over the Lamesa franchise following a deal whereby the former Big Spring operators, Tink Riviere and Jodie Tate, had moved from Big Spring to Lamesa, carrying operating rights with them. The Associated Press last night said that the Big Spring franchise, meaning the one recently transferred from Lamesa ( "was bought from Dick Ratliff, veteran manager and owner, who will accompany the club to Pampa as catcher and possibly manager." Approval of League President Milton Price," the wire service said, "is being sought by Edmondson." "Up To Dirtctori" The Morning Avalanche, requesting .a statement last, night from President Price regarding the purchase and proposed transfer and also possible changes in the official league schedule, was informed in a message by the Associated Press that Price said: "Approval of transfer and sche- Capt. Robert H. Wieneck*, right, draws military-grid parallel. *********** Let's Try A Reverse- And Then Mouse-Trap 'Em Maybe Joe Has Slowed Down- Doesn't Look' It FORT mX, N. J., March 23. (/P) —If Joe Louis has slowed down, as some o£ the best of the ballyhoo boys would have you believe, then they should have let him work out in a dork corner today, where no prying ey*s could get a peek. Because the. bomber, beginning his last three day.'; of work for his emergency relief row with Ample Abe Simon in Madison Square Garden Friday night, was about as slow as a flying fortress—and just as deadly. He dished out an assortment of gaudy bloody noses in a four-round workout with George Fitch, Eddie Blunt and George Nicholson and 'was so smooth doing it that you felt kind of sorry for Ample Abe. The main attraction of the 1204th Special Service unit put on his combination display of depth bombs and anti-aircraft fire after going through a stiff physical examination which not only pleased Uncle Sam's Army, but actually had Lieut. Bernard Robbins o£ the medical corps, gasping in awe at the heavyweight championship machinery. "He's a text-book, he's so perfect," the lieutenant announced later. "He's absolutely perfect and an exceptionally normal human being—a fine physical specimen." Georgia ; U;, Tech May Drop Football (By The *=soclittd Pr-5!' ; AUSTIN, March 23—The 15th ' T e x a s Relays Saturday will be i loaded with strength in the J weight division in which two of | last year's champions will take on •. challengers, Director Clyde Little• field announced today. I Winners of 1941 who will re- J turn include Jim Deal of Rice ' institute, shot put titleholder with 1 a heave of 49 feet, 7Vfe inches, and } Bob Mikeskad of North Texas t State, who hurled the javelin 20; • rieet, 5 inches. [' Both will be seriously challeng- ( ed since neither could do better j.than second in their events at the | Fort Worth meet last week. Deal i.was runner-up to Jack Wilson of ' Baylor and Mikeska bowed to ) Cook of East Texas State. The , East Texan won the Border Olym- f pics title in Laredo early this - month. | Deal also is entered in the dis- .icus event which was taken last ; year by the University of Texas' jjack Hughe_s, ineligible this year, i Favorite in the event, however, . will be Bob Fitch, University of | Minnesota ace, who placed iourth , in the National collegiate meet in 'June last year with 159 feet, 11% ' inches. concluded its annual session here, with fewer changes made in the game than at any recent meeting. Members agreed there was little need of drastic changes in rules, the principal revision being acceptance of the five-personal foul rule, which permits a player eligible to enter an overtime period with three personal fouls to remain in the play after committing the fourth. It applies only to the overtime period. The committee took no action on suggestions for acceptance of the molded or sitched ball and left the standard ball specifications as at present in-regard to size, bounce and other provisions. The committee gave identical atings to rectangular and fans h a ped backboards and made mandatory the four foot exten- ;ion of the end line behind the basket by extending the basket nto the court. dule changes would be by the league directors, either at a meeting or by mail." ; Bob Davidoff, guard, is the ' third New York university basket- jball captain of this season to join • the armed forces. He is reporting * for Naval aviation at Opa-lacka •Fla. Dubose Supported For Corpus Job CORPUS CHRISTI, March 23. &) —Much support has developed among fans and players here for the elevation of Bill Dubose, line coach, to head coach of Corpus Christ! High school football succeeding Harry Stiteler. Stiteler last week signed a five- year contract as coach of Waco High school. The school board announced it had, received "numerous applications" but has not given out the names of those applying. PAWN BROKERS MONEY On Anything of Value PROMPT COURTEOUS SERVICE Save up to 50% on unredeemed Diamonds, Watches, etc. Licensed and Bonded O08 IY CO. lufeboeh. Texa» Kentucky And West Virginia In Finals ;NEW YORK, March 23. UP) — Western Kentucky State continued the wave of upsets in the National 'Invitation basketball tournament tonight, defeating Creighton, 49 to 36, to enter the finals against West Virginia at Madison Square Garden. Western ' Kentucky's victory, coming after West Virginia had eliminated Toledo 51 to 39 before a crowd of 17,935, sent the seventh and eighth seeded teams into the championship round. Veteran Ray Starr May Be Majors' Rookie Of The Year TAMPA, Fla., March 23. (£>) — The typical rookie of 1942 may very well be Ray Starr of the Cincinnati Reds, .who is 35 years old, the father of two children and has been playing baseball for 16 years. These are war times and a "3-A" draft classification is as important as ability. .One is no good without the other. And Starr has both. His record is one of the strangest of any freshman breaking into the big leagues this spring. Starr made his bedut in organized baseball at Danville in the 3-1 league in 1926 and since then has played with a list of clubs that would shame a train announcer: Marshalltown, la., Topeka, Shawnee, Rochester, Minneapolis, Toronto, Syracuse, Nashville, Fort Worth, Dallas and Indianapolis' in addition to hasty appearances with the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, Boston Braves and now the Cincinnati Reds. Finished With Reds -Last year he won 20 games for the weak Indianapolis Indians and then joined the Reds in time to win three and lose two at the end of the season—and also in time to make Manager Bill McKechnie smack his lips with pleasure. Looking at the record, one wonders how a good pitcher could have kicked, or been kicked around in the minors for 16 years and Starr's answer is: "I'll ask you the same question.' (Wide World Features" RT BENNING, Ga., March 23 The plays of gridiron strategists are being converted into military maneuvers—and a football star of a few years back is showing how. He is Captain Robert H. Weinecke, one-time Northwestern University blocking back, who paved the way for touchdowns by Ralph (Boon) Baker in 1922, '23 arid '24 and captained the Northwestern team his senior year. Now an instructor in attack at the Army's famous infantry school here, his blackboard bristles with diagrams of football formations which illustrate principles o£ military operations. One of his favorite examples is the "flanker" play developed so successfully by George Halas oi the Chicago Bears. He compares it to the Army's accepted technique or flanking action, feint and surprise maneuvers. First he sketches t on his blackboard. Later the same maneuvers is demonstrated ay actual troops in the field, with student officers in charge o£ separate units. A native of Glencoe, 111., Capt. Wienecke won 10 high school varsity athletic letters in football, baseball and track before matriculating at Northwestern. At college he won a commission in the university's R. O. T. C. unit —since replaced by a naval organization—and became commanding officer of the student battalion. He served on the attack committee with Col. Elbridge Gerald Chapm_an, present commander of the Airborne Infantry at Fort Benning. . • When called 'to active service last June 20, Capt. Wienecke was a Chicago insurance executive. it Coaches Return To School" At Navy ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23. (JP) —It' was back to school again for 200 college coaches and sports personalities who descended on the U. S. Naval Academy from every corner of the nation. Recently commissioned Naval Reserve officers to handle the huge V-5 physical fitness program for future gob fliers, they threw their civilian togs into Academy lockers for the duration and commenced an intensive 30-day course in learning to look, act and think the "Navy way." Two former sports-writers were Controversy Rages On To Campuses; Board To Decide (By The Assoclsted Presst ATLANTA, March 23.—A move to suspend intercollegiate football at the .University of Georgia and Georgia Tech brought fresh controversy tonight to the state's university system. In Washington, L. W. (Chip) Robert, member of the board of regents, announced he would offer a resolution suspending football for the war's duration at the board's next meeting. Asked !f he agreed with Robert, Gov. Eugene Talmadge invited questioner! to "be at the next meeting of the regents," and added: "We're doing everything for winning the war, if it takes putting our debutantes to hoeing potatoes." He said the board might meet next month. Boaid Is Divided Available members of the- 16- man board \yere divided. Robert said he anticipated support from Chancellor S. F. Sanford of the university system, who backed suspension of football a the University of Georgia in the first World war. Dr. Sanford, however, said he was opposed to foot ball abandonment in the presen conflict, adding: "Army and Navy officers . . want young men trained in college so that they will be tough when they start training for specific branches of the service. More college youths participate in football. It is the best physical training they get."' W. A. Alexander, Georgia Tech athletic director, said: '"Inter-collegiate football is being continued at Annapolis and West Point. We even have a game scheduled with the Navy at request of Naval officials." torth-Stiulh Tourney )raws Cream 0! } ro Golf Talent PINEHURST, N. C., March 23. ft) —Sammy Snead was back on lis gasr.e today and a-prime favorite to retain his North and South crown as golfdom's transcontinental sweepstakes swung into the stretch of its annual winter campaign. The North and South, starting tomorrow, and the Masters at Augusta early next' month—the two most prized baubles of the winter trek—and $20,000 in cash lured the travel-worri athletes-on. Snead, bringing his game to a peak, teamed with Wilfred Wehrle to win the National Pro-Arn at St. Augustine yesterday with a, score of 12 under par for the 31 holes the finals lasted. Ben Hogan is as usual rated a top contender along with Byron Nelson, and young .Chick Harbert, the former Michigan star and surprise winner .of two winter events. Open Champion Craig Wood, who skipped most of the winter meets, also is entered. • in the crowd "Everett Morris, Medwick-For-Newsom Trade Talked By Dodgers, Tigers "Alibi" Tourney Planned For Women Ladies Day golf activity at Lubbock Country club will continue "Wednesday, weather permitting, with a nine-hole "alibi" tournament Players may participate in the tournament, based on medal play, either during the morning or in the afternoon. No luncheon will be served at the' clubhouse. Players will be privileged to "alibi" for one stroke on each hole. Mrs. Guy L. McAfee is to be hostess lor the day. Simon Works Out, Appears On Radio SUMMIT, N. J., March 23 (/?>— Abe Simon, nearing the end o training.for his heavyweight tit! bout with Champion Joe Louis in Madison Square Garden Friday stepped through ten rounds o floor drill today before leaving for New York to appear on a ra dio program. LAKELAND, Fla., March 23 UP) —The Brooklyn Dodgers defeated he Detroit Tigers, 7 'to 2, •today amid rumors that the National .eague champions would send ielder Joe Medwick to the motor city nine in exchange for Holdout Ditcher Louis (Bobo) Newsom. Newsom, mainstay of the De- :roit staff in 1940 but winner of only 12 games while losing 20 last year, has refused to sign a con- ract because of a salary slash. Vledwick virtually ' has lost his outfield berth to Augie Galan, outfielder with the Chicago Cubs as I season. BEARS TURN ON YANKS SEEKING, Fla., March 23 UP)— After the Newark Bears of the International league once got over their stage-fright in playing the New York Yankees,' the minor leaguers outplayed, outbatted and outpitched the world champions today. ' However, a six-run outburst in the first inning gave the Yankees margin enough to chalk up a 9 to 5 triumph. NOVIKOFF'S HOMER HELPS HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 23 (/P) — Lou Novikoff's first inning home run with the bases full, started the Chicago Cubs off to a 10 to 4 triumph today Pittsburgh, and snapped the Pirates seven-game winning streak. BROWNS WIN IN 12th ORLANDO, Fla., March 23— (ffJ--Four rookie pitchers yielded only five hits to the Washington Senators today as the St. Louis Browns won a 12-inning exhibition game, 2 to 1. New York Herald-Tribune, and Charley. Burton, sports editor of the Dallas News. The Southwest sent Mike Brumbelow, assistant grid coach at Texas Christian; Choc Sportsman, North Texas State Teachers track coach, who developed the Rideout twins; Whitey Baccus, coach and Former basketball great at Southern Methodist, and Don Looney, former TCU end. CARDS SWEEP SERIES ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 23 (IP) —The St. Louis Cardinals made a clean sweep of their spring exhibition series with the Cincinnati ' Reds, climbing on Bucky Walters today to win the third and final game, 5 to 2. Bert Haas hit a home run for the Reds Yeah, Just Try And Get It, Mr. Terry (By NEA Service) MIAMI, Fla., March 23. — According to Bill Terry, general nanager of the New York Giants, :he smaller minor leagues are losing more baseball players to industry than to the armed forces. "We're losing kids in Class C and D leagues," says Terry, "most of them under the draft age. Because some of them are going to work in factories where they can make more money, we've persuaded the C'leagues to raise the club salary limit so we can offer more money. "We hope to get the D leagues to do the same." Buy A Defense Bond TODAY1 Specialist In Disorder! of the Fool DR. MARSHALL HARVEY CHIROPODIST 1109 AVE. K. 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