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CJ AvAUNCHE PAGE 10 LUBBOCK. TEXAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1342 Bobo Newspm Suspected Of Those Stories About Bobo By JUDSON BAILEY Associated Press Sports Writer LAKELAND, Fla., March 25 — The frequent reports of a deal involving Louis <Bobo) Newsom are providing amusement for officials of the Detroit Tigers, who suspect their showboat pitching star of passing out the trade tips himself. TJie truth is that no proposition of any kind is pending at the moment for the big righthander and there are good reasons for believing that he still will be with the Tigers when the season opens. Still Has "Stuff" Manager Del Baker insists that he will not part with Newsom unless he gets a real major league ball player in return and General Manager Jack Zeller says he has canvassed the field, without finding any club that wants him that much. Newsom is only 31 years old and still capable of displaying the form with which he won 61 games in the three years preceding last season. But he is" out of <f> ' sorts mentally. Remains Steadfast Holdout Tor winning a dozen games f .. $32,500. He was the crown prince and he spoke only to the king, in other words to President Walter O. Briggs, the multimillionaire auto body manufac- club now and has reduced the salary scale to a level where it can be paid from baseball receipts. This meant a $19,000 slice for Newsom and raises for only two players. Newsom has remained a steadfast holdout. Lockney, Amarilio Boxers To Clash . LOCKNEY, March 25 (SpeciaD Coach Joe Scroggins brings his Amarilio stable of high school fis- tic performers to town .Fridsv night for a sixteen-match dual joust with, a stalwart bunch of Lockney pugs, whose two-year undefeated record in dual matches is -definitely threatened by the invaders. Amarilio will blow into town with a seasoned bunch of leather pushers, three of whom are Amarilio Golden Glove . champs and one a state semi-final; 1st in the recent Fort Worth, meet Hoach Fights Webb To the list of recognized fistic performers for the Friday night matches has been added the name of the great little featherweight, Laverne Roach, whose entrance , .came at the direct invitation of Amarillo's bantamweight seasa- . tion, Dean Webb. It is a known fact that the left handed Webb has been straining at the leashes to step into the ring with Roach in an effort to avenge a 45 second _KO which Roach scored over Amarillo's featherweight king-pin Russell Tate. ' . Roach readily accepted the .challenge issued by the hard hitting Amarilio nifty, and the resulting scrap should prove to be a great go. . Tickets are available at 25 and 40c. TWO FOR GIANTS . MIAMI, Fla., March 25 W) With regulars returning to the Lneup, the New York Giants won .their second straight exhibition game and their fourth in 15 starts today by turning back the Philadelphia Phils, 7-2. TIGER ERRORS LOSE LAKELAND, Fla., March 25 (£>> : The Cincinnati Reds were held to .six hits by three Detroit hurlers but took advantage oE five errors; to defeat the Tigers, 4 to 1, today m the teams' final Florida meeting. PAWN BROKERS MONEY On Anything of Value PROMPT COURTEOUS SERVICE Save up to 50% on unredeemed Diamonds Welches, etc. Licensed and Bonded .; . & JEWELRY CO. Tennis Eaekets RESTRUNG AT POWERS SPOHTING GOODS 1212 Arenue K AAU Chief Gets His Dander Up NEW ORLEANS, March 25 (P) President Lawrence di Benedetto of the Amateur Athletic union was fighting mad today when he challenged the Baltimore Army major who bracketed the AAU with "Axis efforts by fifth columnists" in a dispute over status of amateur athletes competing with or agamst professionals while in military service. Between answering Major Richard O'Connell, morale chief for the third corps area, and saying no one "will get-away with calling us Axis agents and fifth columnists," di Benedetto upheld the South Atlantic AAU officials in ruling Marty Passaglia, San Francisco selectee, ineligible to corn- Baltimore amateur basketball tournament. Case Is "Different" "As I understand the Passaglia Club instead of h ' s £ervice and the South Atlantic officials were correct ^ , fa him ineHg i o i e " the orpsiripnt ^irf I?;, .,, P r esiaent said. "It will be the policy of the AAU not to interfere with service men as they confine their ac- means that service men may engage in sports with professionals and the AAU will not disbar them at the termination of the war. The Passaglia case was different, as Passaglia wanted to play with a club outside his camp, which is not permitted." AAU objection to Passaglia competing with a civilian amateur team arose from the fact that under orders he and service teammates had previously played a pro team. Major A. K. Tunnell, special service officer of Aberdeen, said the ruling was "grossly unfair" to service men and called on the AAU to. change its bylaws quickly to "permit pur country's soldiers to play against whomsoever they can secure games with." MacMifchell Rallies To Beat Gil Dodds NEW YORK, March 25 (/P) — Leslj- MacMitchell, New York university senior, defeated Gil Dodds, Boston A. A., in the mile in 4:07.8, just short of the world indoor mark, tonight at the Navy relief track meet where the 6,000 spectators had seen five world records established in 'the first three races. As in their previous meetings this winter, MacMitchell was forced to come from behind in the final lap to defeat the theological student. Frank Dixon, St. Francis prep runner of Brooklyn, was third in 4:14.1, the fastest time ever accredited to a school boy runner. Roy Cochran, former Indiana university athlete now a member of Uncle Sam's forces at the Great Lakes Naval training station, opened the meet by shattering the world indoor record for the quarter mile. Relay Mark Broken Cochran reached the tape in :48.2. On the way he clipped the world indoor mark for the 400 meters in :47.9. The old mark for the' quarter was held by Thomas Halpin who did :49.6 in 1913. The Boston athlete's mark was equalled by Walter Kippisch of Columbia university in 1923. The old 400 meter mark" was set by the same two at the same time :49.6. The record breaking continued in the second event when the Seton Hall college two-mile relay team did the distance in 7:33.9 to wipe out every known mark for the distance. Tech Inframura Sports Program Gets Under Way Under the enthusiastic and solid supervision of Athletic Director Morley Jennings, intramural ath- J.etics at Texas Technological college have progressed to a new high in entries and participation. Director Jennings and his staff have installed and are now successfully operating the biggest and most interesting intramural athletic program in history of the college. Today, approximately four hundred non-varsity athletics are participating in Texas Tech's intramural program and there will be many more when Jennings starts ids baseball leagues the last week in April Currently heading the intramural program are the four softball leagues with a grand total of 15 teams and the three basketball leagues with a combined total of eight teams. At the conclusion of their regular playing schedules., the soft ball and. basketball winners from each league will engage in round-robin playoffs for the campus championship. Director Jennings said Wednesday he would start campus- wide, intramural basketball about the last week in April. Four new playing fields are being arranged for the Texas Tech baseballers. The Red Raiders will not have a varsity baseball team this season but Jennings plans to put a varsity team in the field next year after some of the youngsters develop in this season's intramural games. Baseball will not be a hit or miss affair. New equipment such as regular league bases, home plates, bats, big league baseballs, catching equipment, etc.. has been ordered so that all the intramural teams will be equipped like professional teams. Much of this equipment has been received and more will be here before the intramural umpires bellow: "Play Ball." Track Meet Coming Up But basketball, Softball -and baseball doesn't fill the order of the new intramural program, at Texas Tech. Next Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Director Jennings and his staff are ging to stage a campus-wide, intramural track and field meet. A hundred or more students are expected to participate. Rules which govern the intramural meet limits each team to three men in each event with not more than three track and field events available to each participant. This track meet will be wide open for all Texas Tech students except varsity football track and basketball players. With the operating of the new intramural athletic program at Texas Tech, several hundred students are playing, getting necessary exercises and building up their physical condition for the first time in history of the college. Jennings believes that with a . s nort time the different division Hfsi? 1 ,?..* 1 ?.^ 11 " 1 * 1 SJ)orts Program West Virginia Wins Tourney team, came from behind in the final half to win the National invitation basketball tournament omght, defeating Western KeS tucky State 47 to 45 before PIRATES BLANK SOX SAN BERNARDINO, Calif March 25 (>P)—The Pittsburgh Pirates, who are playing some championship baseball on their exhibition tour, shut out the Chicago White Sox 2-0 today to chalk up their ninth victory in a dozen starts. _ Creighton fought off a last period rally to defeat Toledo 48 to 46 and win third place in the tournament Three free throws in the last 45 seconds of play gave West Virgin; the decision after Western Kentucky had led 32-24 at the half and remained in. command until t h e Mountaineers knotted the count at 40-40 with eight minutes to play. Dick Kesling made the first free throw to tie the score again at 4o-45. Then skinny ' Rogers Hicks converted on Buck Syd- nors fourth personal and after the final gun Scotty Hamilton added another charity point DALLAS MEETS INDIANS DALLAS, March 25. W) — The Dallas Rebels get their first spring test against Texas league opposition at 3 p. m. tomorrow when they meet Homer Peel's Oklahoma <-.ity Indians at Tyler's new baseball stadium. This practice game begins a busy week-end schedule, which will find the Rebels at Shi-eve- port Friday and Saturday for games against the Sports. The two clubs to play here Sunday. He'll Bo Till A Versatile Lad Arrives Hogan And Harper Tie For Lead In North-South Event (Sp«l»l To Crhe AvalzJicbe) NORMAN, Okla., .March 25 Is Bill Lyda, Oklahoma's powerfully-engineer senior running phenom, the most versatile foot-racer ever developed in the Big Six conference? Lyda's feats certainly suggest this. He can run any race from 60 yards through three miles without altering his gear shift or changing the oil in. his hair. He ran second to Orville Mathews in the 60 yards dash in the recent Oklahoma-Nebraska indoor dual. He regularly stepped 100 yards in 9.9 seconds in 1940 while training with the Sooner .spring relay teams on whose Texas and Kf.nsas Relays championship quartets he ran speedy 110-yard and 220-yard legs. See The Record He won the 220 yards dash around a-curve in the Oklahoma A. A. U. meet in his third race, of the night at Shawnee last June, licking a fresh field of sprinters after he had first won the 440 and ' ,880 yards dashes. He ran 440 yards in 47.6 seconds in the Sooner-Oklahoma Aggie dual meet last year although striding the distance without competition. He was clocked in 1:51.8 at 800 meters, practically half a mile, in the National A. A. U. senior meet last July. Although he has never run the mile in competition, he once legged it in 4:27 in a jpractice gallop as a sophomore hero in the fall of 1939. In the Big Six autumnal two-mile run at Columbia, Mo., last fall, he v.-as second to Bobby Ginn of Nebraska in a field of 24 distance runners, doing approximately 9:45 in a freezing wind. And He Likes It • " Lyda ran two and one-half miles on the road in 11:50.8 at Denton, Tex., two years ago while winning in a North Texas-Oklahoma cross- country race, missing Elaine Hideout's course record by only 3.8 seconds. John Jacobs, his coach, says it is harder to persuade Lyda to rest than it is to get him to work. "He's the greatest repeater we ever had," says' Jacobs. "You don't have to coax him to run. All you have to do is let him run." Mustangs Need Ten Frames To Beat TCU FORT WORTH, March 25 W)— S o u t h e m Methodist university counted four runs on three hits in the tenth inning today to turn in a ,13-9 victory over Texas Christian in a battle of wind blown home runs. The meeting was the first South west conference baseball game of the season for each club. They play again here tomorrow at .3 p. m. Off to a nice start bv rapping Jimmy Tyler for four runs in the first, the Frogs led until one man was out in - the ninth. Then Maurice Tinsley went in as a Mustang pinch hitter, and drove one "which bounced by Bill Conard for a homer. That tied the score. Then Tessman, a pitcher playing first, slashed a second homer with one man on base to make the count 9-7 for S.M.U. In Texas Christian's half of the ninth, two men went down easily before Richard Allen singled, Alford followed with a safety, and Bob Balaban doubled to knot the count again. But the Ponies piled up their clinching runs in the tenth. COLLEGE BOXERS MEET BATON ROUGE, La., March 25. (/P)—Outstanding college mittmen from a dozen schools from coast to coast pull on the gloves beginning tomorrow in the eighth annual intercollegiate boxing championships. Many of the hard-hitting youngsters arrived at Louisiana State university during the day to look over its big coliseum, scene of the tourament and work out lightly. O Wee Ben Is Nine Under For First Thirty-Six Holes ''By Tht Astoci»ted PICJI) PINEHURST, N. C., March 25 — Belting Ben Hogan, who engineered a clean sweep of the Carolina golf tournaments two years ago, was back in the driver's seat again tonight with 135, nine strokes under par, at the half-way mark in th«i 40th North and South open. Beside him rode Chandler Harper, 28-year-old Portsmouth, Va., veteran, who has been in the money in every winter meet th:'s season. Harper fired a startling 66 today to' climb into a tie for the lead after Hogan, the leading money winner of the year, had posted 67-68 for the early lead. "Unknown" Still Among Stars Back of them came phenomenal Lester Kennedy, the Lynn, Mass., youngster, who made his big bid with a 66 yesterday.'Today Kennedy carded a steady 70, two under par, for 136. This made him the only outsider still among the leaders as the low. 60 survivors turned into tomorrow's 36-hole final for §5,000 prize money, §1,000 to the winner. Two shots further back, at 133, were Craig Wood, the National open champion, who posted his second straight 69, and defending champion Sammy Snead, who ad- ded'a 71 to his starting 67. They were considered the strongest contenders in the group within striking distance back of the leaders. Also at 138 were Lloyd Mangrum of Chicago, who had 69-69, and Jimmy Hines of Great Neck, L. I., who cracked out a 67 today, chipping in at the 18th for his sixth birdie. Blaine McNutt Is Fear Of Tournament PHOENIX, Ariz., March 25. (5>) —Knox-' Corbett, veteran Tucson campaigner, won qualifying honors today in the 28th annual Southwestern golf tournament at the Phoenix Country club. His 73 was two over par, and some of the scores went so high two players gained the championship fiight of 32 with cards of 85. Twenty-seven of the 32 in the charmed circle were Arizonans, but the man feared by all %vas Blaine McNutt, the 34-year-old El Paso oil man, who won the title last year in his home city. He qualified automatically, but played around anyway, and came back with a 77. SENS STOP RED SOX ORLANDO, Fia., March 25. (/P) —Sid Hudson and Alejandro Car- rasquell held the Boston Red Sox to nine hits today as the Senators won a 6-2 ball game, their 12th victory in 16 grapefruit league starts. Four double plays figured in the conquest. Buy A Defense Bono TODAY! 2 Year Old Pink and Red Radiance ROSE BUSHES 10 EACH.. SOUTHERN AUTO STORES, Inc. 1212 Teiai Avenne. Dial 8571 SPRING SPECIAL $195 Any Diyer & lee Siaiion lo April H 1942! WASH & LUBRICATION FRONT WHEEL PACK FREE CHECK-UP- ALL FOR • All Lighli , Differential • Battery • Crank Ca« • T«rmlnal« Cleantd •. Transmission « Tarminals Greassd Tires Checked for proper Inflation, cuts, bruises, elcl Dryer & Lee Oil Co. TRACTOR TIRE OWNERS ATTENTION We can vulcanize all size tractor tires and you don't have Jo wait. Bring them in today SANDERS f«wfcO. AVF K AVE, H We Vulcani *e All Size Tires BARKACLE BILL — It's Bill DeCorrevont, widely publicized Northwestern back, joins the Navy as a gob after passing up chance for commission in Air Corps or officers' training. Defense Stomps Required As Tickets To Tech Grid Game The Texas Tech 1942 football preview will be staged Tuesday evening at 6:45 o'clock in the Texas Tech stadium. A regulation four-quarter game will be played with each quarter lasting 10 minutes. The squad of 43 players will be divided into two units, with Head Coach Dell Morgan directing one team and Assistant Coach Berl- Huffman in charge of the other. It will be a regular game with the exception of the short periods. J. A. "Judge" Raley and Jack Parsons, officials of the Matador Club, are sponsoring the game in co-operation with all Matador L-iub members. They have announced that there will be an admission charge to the 1942 preview game. Every adult coming through the entrance gate will have to contribute one 25-cent defense stamp. Every youngster will have to give the gate-keeper a 10-cent defense stamp. These defense stamps will be turned over to the Matador Club fund. To Pull No Punches Coaches Dell Morgan and Berl Huffman have assured fans that Tuesday evening's game will roally be a biff and bang tussle and that no punches will be pulled by either side. It will be the final day of spring practice for the Red Raiders and fans will get to see the new sophomores who have yet to play a varsity game. Some of the new names the fans will be interested in include R. A. Dean, a 150-pound speed demon from Hamlin, Elmer Hargrove a 164 pound guard from Rotan, Roger Owens, a 160 pound halfback from Fort Worth; Jack Dillon a 175-pound wing from Chillicothe; James" Carlisle, a 200- pound tackle from Pampa arid Walter Gaye Schlinkman, 195- pound fullback who promises great things for the Red Raiders. He is a product of Dumas high school and won last year's freshman award as the most valuable man on the team. . Naturally those attending the Tuesday evening preview game will see such old favorites as Roger Smith, J. R. Callahan, Peter Blanda, Captain Will Allbright, Captain Kenneth Robbins, Maxey McKnight and Don Austin go places and do things with the football. It was decided to play the game at 6:45 o'clock in. order to save the heavy expenses of installing the field lights. There will be plenty or daylight for the game, so get yourself 25-cent defense stamp and make your plans to see the Red Haiders in preview Tuesday evening at 6:45 o'clock. CARDINALS I; CLEVELAND 0 CLEARWATER, Fla., March 25. W) — Mort Cooper and Clyde Shoun gave Cleveland only four hits in pitching the St. Louis Cardinals to a tight 1-0 grapefruit league victory over the Indians today. COLLINS HELPS A'S ANAHEIM-, Calif., March 25. (/P) —A two-bagger by Eddie Collins, jr., in the last of the ninth inning today drove in the run that gave the Philadelphia Athletics a 4 to 3 victory over the Chicago Cubs. MISSIONS ARE BEATEN SAN ANTONIO, March 25 ( The Springfield Rifles of the Eastern league cracked out a salvo of six runs in the sixth inning and went on to beat San Antonio's Texas league hopefuls 10 to 7 here today. The Missions also had a big inning, scoring five runs after two were out in the ninth, but were too far behind. Louis Figures lo Shoot Usuai Par At Simon &y The Associated Press) NEW YORK, March 25 — Joe Louis' par for the course the second time around any layout is something less than five "rounds, and unless the mashie niblick in his right hand has lost its touch, he should have no trouble equall- ing it Friday night against Abe Simon, As a golfer, Joe gets off the tee a-winging, but finds himself in trouble with his short game a; often as not. When he's working at his trade in that ring, however, once he tees off he's usually right down the middle and ready to hole out in a hurry. Half a dozen times, he's played a course.the second time. These were over the Lee Ramage, Natie Brown, Max Schmeling, Bob Pas,- tor, Arturo Godoy and Buddy Baer layouts. On each occasion, he was in the rough more than once the first trip around, particularly when the Schmeling outfit got him in the woods. The second trip, however, he was strictly a trick-shot artist. In fact, against Schmeling and Baer he even pos'^ ed gaudy holes-in-one. %! Needed 13 First Time These six fights went a total "of 62 rounds when Joe first saw the parries invc+ved. On their return swings, they were punched full of holes in 27, for an average of exactly 43-4 heats. A year ago, Joe's drives were getting distance, but he still took 13 rounds to tour Simon. Now he has his clubs all polished up for a second crack. He's not making any flat _ prediction, but there was nothing in the training he wound up today to indicate he will fail to equal par or even lop a few strokes off it. Pacific Coast Loop Retains "G-Man" PORTLAND, Ore., March 25. (/P) — Edwin Atherton was retained today as commissioner of the Pacific coast conference.' Faculty representatives .unanimously voted for his reappointment and Atherton accepted. Non-conference games approved by the faculty members included: Washington State—Dec. 5 Texas A. and M. at College Station. UCLA—Sept.. 25 (night) Texas Christian at Los Angeles. YANKEES WIN IN TlTH ST. PETERSBURG, Pla., March 25. .(/P)—It took the New York Yankees 11 innings today to beat their Kansas City farm club, 4-3, and then it was a balk by Pitcher Ray Volpi that produced the winning run. BROWNS CLIP DODGERS *> DAYTONA, Beach, Fla., March 25 (IP) —A two-run rally, in the seventh inning gave the St.' Louis Browns a 7-6 exhibition victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers today. SATURDAY Suits Sale Price Timely Suits and Clothcraft Suits. 100% new wool Regular price, $35.00 and $40.00! Year 'round weights and lighter materials included! We are authorized to buy 1,000 pounds of old suits and overcoats $2.00 to $6.00 allowance on suit or overcoat For the duration, most suit materials will be a mixture of re-used wool, cotton and new wool. Two old suits will furnish the material for one new suit. Let s Conserve Our Wool Supply ! Trade in allowance on an/ suit in atock — ,$6.00 maximum on purchase price of one suit! Copy from General Conservation Order No. x7-73-a, after March 30, 1942, NO PERSON SHALL FINISH A PAIR OF TROUSERS MADE OF WOOL CLOTH WITH CUFFS OR CAUSE SUCH TO BE FINISHED WITH CUFFS BY OTHERS FOR HIS ACCOUNT! S,i\T. « STORE FOR MEN

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