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m^-^-h^'^ • fem'<W ; -:-:'•-. r p;< fe:^l «>#,: Of 1942 Football Styles i Be Offered; Stamps For Tickets •'-j-. <"Old John Football returns to the Texas Tech gridiron for a few final-fancy nip-ups before settling into summer hibernation to await the September summons. .. .-. The <;>ccasion is the spring preview of Red Raiders futures, and I' 1 , will be presented in regulation foctba/.l game setting—eleven men PROBABLE STARTING LINEUPS HUFFMAN REDS MORGAN WHITES Home Pos. Home Player Lubbock LE HughesSpg. Vernon Hay ChilcJress LT Memphis B. Giilingwaier Sherman LG SweelwalerJimmie Jay Lubbock C AmariMo Billy Hale Loraine RG Crosbyion James Reed Esielline RT Esielline Abernalhy HE Dallas Lubbock QB Dallas Wink LH Muleshoe Kb. Player 55 Walter Webster 24 Albert Williams 72, Doyle Caraway 75 L. S. Siorrs 44 Will Allbrighl . IB Buck Ewen 56 Roy Williams 42 Leete Jackson 25 J. R. Callahan Bob Ewen Harold Crosssn No. 1? 91 93 71 31 9 76 Kenneth Bobbins 62 Dick ftiandefer 39 66 Maxey McKnighi Litilefield RH Wellington Don Austin 12 27 Roger Smith Rising Star FB Pumas Walter Schlinkman 77 Officials: Volney HiH, Loyce Bailiio, Robert Duncan, Yancy Price. to a side, officials, time-keepers and everything, including coaches on the sidelines \vho, probably go into a few conniptions over missed signals, blocked kicks, balled-up blocks, timid tackling and screwball pitching. . But, after about four weeks 6l rather rough rehearsing, the Texas Tech gridders are quite likely to'v --put a display of fierce footballism. They won't be pulling their punches, although fighting against each other. Coaches Dell Morgan and Berl Huffman have divided the squad **UAAU.1«LA 1_1U * "w. Vfc^I .LU.V.VI VJ.JV, iJ\4UUV4. of some 40 players as equally as possible under pre-season conditions, and each believes his team car, whip the other. The game starts at 6:45 o'clock this afternoon, and the teams will play 10-minute quarters in order to "speed things up and get the contest over in daylight. Get A Defense Stamp Price of admission is one defense stamp per person; adults must present a 2o-cent defense stamp at the gate, kids get in for a dime stamp. No stamps can be purchased at the field, and no money will change hands, so fans are obliged to make stamp purchases before coming to the park. After considerable arguing anc harangueing, Backfield Coach Ber: , i Huffman landed a starting team 1 for his Reds including two experienced varsity guards and three • backs who performed capably Isst season. Doyle Caraway and Captain Will Allbright are the juards on thst team who will be : well remembered. Other linemen. • who saw varsity service last fall ' are Tackle Albert Williams, and End Red Williams, a reformed , tackle. Walter Webster,' hereto• lore a backfield performer, now ' plays end, and is to start at left I end for the Huffman Reds. Sopho- i more L. A. Storrs, former Lubbock i High all-stater, is to start at cea- ! ter ior the Hufimans. [ Jackson. At Quarterback i The Huffman backfield in- t eludes J. R. Callahan, Maxey Mc' Knight and Roger Smith, who , played considerable ball last year, , and Leete Jackson, another all- i stater from Lubbock High, at 1 quarterback. • . | Against this aggregation, the -, head coach. Dell Morgan, will pre• sent a starting lineup including last year's reserve quarterback, | now Co-Captain Kenneth "Cocky" -, Robbins; a couple of more or , less experienced ends in Vernon '• Hay and Harold Crossen, center ; replacement, Billy Hale, and a .'guard replacement, Jimmy Jay, ; also _the regular halfback, Don • Austin. The sophomores • win be ,'in Morgan's starting backfield, [Walter Schlinkmsn of Dumas and ; Dick Standefer of Muleshoe. Each coach has a brief but ; potent list of reserves, virtually 'all of whom are expected to see , action. i The Huffman Red reserves in- j elude Garlsnd Head, varsity center ••who will divide time with Storrs; .Ralph Geddie, Dallas; George • Essex of Denison and Ralph Dean jof Hamlin, all sophomore ends; .Chief Jsrnes Carlisle, Houston, i sophomore guard, formerly a full- iback; Vernon Page, Valera, a • guard; Bill McGlothlin, Marble [Fails, sophomore back; Peter ,Blanda, veteran back, and Clyde i nail, sophomore tackle from i Bonn am. } Coach Morgan listed the follow- ,ing reserves: Floyd Read, Mc- lAlester, Okla., sophomer center; t James Evans, Memphis, end; W. |L. Compton, end; Spider DUlon, .- j Chillicothe, end; Jesse Ballsvv, i Fort Worth, back; Jerry Nash, jLufabock, guard; Kenneth Mayes, ..'Newcastle, guard; Cole Clifford ; Gordon. Muleshoe, back; 'George I.Zaller Van, tackle, Anton Bartole. JLufabock, tackle; Howard Alford, Lubbock fullback, and J. C. j Wright, Amarillo, guard, f v-visuu Heads North : With Poor Record J MIAMI, Fla., March 30. (£"> — lAlsab, the colt that came to [Flordia last fall hailed as another jMan O'War, but couldn't win a t race all winter, heads northward t Wednesday to try to re-capture his 'lost glory in the Kentucky Derby. : , If he stands up well through (the train trip to Louisville, the 11941 two year old champion will 'be sent from there 1o Baltimore 510 make his first start of the - 1 spring in the $15,000 added (Chesapeake stakes at Havre De .• 'Grace April 18. Texas Aggies Wear Out Mustangs, 19-5 DALLAS, March 30. (/?)—The Texas Aggies kept their Southwest conference baseball lead today with an easy 19-5 victory over the Mustangs of Southern Methodist. What might have been a Pony rally in the seventh innings was spiked by Cecil Ballow, Aggie shortstop, when he dived for and snagged a line drive off the bat of Dick Harris. Charley Stevenson allowed the Ponies eleven hits, but that easily bested the eighteen safe blows the cadets took off SMU's Jim Tyler. Ira Glass, Aggie second baseman, poled out the afternoon's only home run. David O'Brien Fails To Impress Court WASHINGTON, March 30. (fP) —David O'Brien, Texas Cnristian university football star in 1938, failed today to get a Supreme Court review of a decision that the Pabst Sales company, beer distributors, did not invade his privacy in using his picture on a calendar. The athlete, who sought $50,000 damages from the Pabst firm, ap- pealsd from the Fifth Federal Circuit court. O'Brien's petition contended that he was "the outstanding college football player" in 1938 and that his picture on the calendar "implied endorsement" of the beer. He told the high court .he was humiliated by the use of his picture on 30,000 calendars distributed in 41 states. Houston ""Buffs Get Slamming Outfielder HOUSTON, March 30. W) — Ed Knoblauch, left-hand hitting outfielder obtained from Sacramento of the Coast league for Pitcher Johnny Pintar, reported to the Houton Buffs today. He took over left field for the regulars in an intra-suad game and produced one of the two regular runs with a single. The Yanni- gans turned up with a 4 to 2 win. Knoblauch played for Manager Clay Hopper at Columbus, Ga., for the past two seasons, and in his four years of pro ball has never hit under .328. TIGERS HELP BEAUMONT LAKELAND, Fla., Mar. 30 (IP) —The Detroit Tigers, making the first move to streamline their squad, today sent four players to Beaumont, their Texas league farm club. Dick Wakefield and Walter (Hoot) Evers, outfielders, and Leslie Mueller, pitcher, were assigned to Beaumont on option, while Pitcher Earl Cook, 28-year- old Canadian who was with Buffalo last season, was sold outright. INDIANS BEAT REBELS DALLAS, Mar. 30 (IF) — The Dklahoma City Indians outhit the Dallas Rebels 12 to 11 in a Texas League exhibition game today but lost 15 to 5 while committing six errors. Clay Touchstone, the ex-Dallas right hander, proved a soft touch for the Rebels and a seven-run outburst off him. in the third inning settled the contest. REDS NOSE OUT BROWNS SANFORD, Fla., Mar. 30 , ., . The Cincinnati- Reds managed to push across a run in the 13th inning today to score a 6-5 verdict over the Boston Braves in a free- hitting battle. COWBOY NETTERS WIN ABILENE, March 30 Iff)— Harlin-S i m m ons tiniversity opened ts intercollegiate tennis season today with a 4-3 win over Texas Mines, Border conference foe. PAGE 8 LUBBOCK, TEXAS, TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 1942 TRACTOR TIRE OWNERS ATTENTION We can vulcanize all iize tractor tires and yea don'i have to wait. - Bring them in today. SANDERS TIRE CO. We Vulcanize Alii Size Tires 1315 AVE. H 0IAL 630S EX-LONGHORN RECRUITS FOR NAVY —Fresh off the football i.eld where he became a star ball lugger for University of Texas Jack "Cowboy" Grain, left, above, now is back on the same campus recruiting Navy-Aviation cadets for Uncle Sam CoS- r^mm^ aS -| n ^l! 1 Decently, Grain is pictured here with Lieut. Commander Barry Holton, senior officer of the Naval Aviation selection board of Dallas. His first assignment was to check the University of Texas campus for other potential flying cadets, as a member of the cadet selection board. Former SMU Star Seeks New Fliers For Navy At Tech Young men, 19 years old but %vho are not yet 27 years old, interested in "joining up" with Uncle Sam are invited to confer today with Lieut. Jim Riley, member of the Naval Aviation cadet board of selection, at the Texas Tech gymnasium. Lieut. Riley, former Southern Methodist university football star, and more recently coach of the Woodrow Wilson High school teams at Dallas, is spending two days here interviewing prospective Navy pilots, and urges that all men interested see him today. He interviewed a large number of Texas Tech students and others yesterday, and will continue seeing them today. Take Exams Here With Lieut. Riley is Chief Pharmacist H. P. Bolton, who is assisting with physical examinations of candidates here. All young men who pass the "interview" favorably, and who can qualify according to educational requirements, will be given prelim inary physical examinations on the spot. Passing this, the prospect will be recommended by Lieut. Riley to the Dallas recruiting office which will pay transportation and hotel expenses for a trip to the Dallas office. P r e 1 iminary requirements include at least two years of college work, one one-half the "hours" required for a college degree. Present college students who can qualify, or ex-students not now engaged in militaristics, are invited to confer with Lieut. Riley today. All candidates will be trying for a place in the "V-5" division of Navy aeronautics. If they pass preliminary and secondary tests, they will be ordered to training bases at designated times. May Enter Next Class Riley was commissioned by the U. S. Navy Reserve about two weeks ago, and appointed to the cadet board of selecuon. A star tackle on S.M.U. teams of 1930 1931 and 1932, Riley served as freshman coach at the Dallas school, afterward coached at Garland, and, until commissioned recently, was at Woodrow Wilson High school. "A few places are to be filled in the next cadet class beginning April 23," Riley said "and it is possible that some of ,the boys interviewed here will be called into service at that time. I can not guarantee this, because other members of the board of selection are working in other parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but we are anxious to.interview as many prospective fliers as possible while here today." Lieut. Riley explained, however, that all college students con- Hubbers Due To Drill Tomorrow Bill Altenburg, third baseman regained from Amarillo in a recent negotiation, reported" to Lubbock Hubber baseball club officials Sunday and immediately resorted to a hospital for removal of troublesome tonsils. "BUT; I think he'll be ready to work out with the rest of the new Hubber squad when, it gets together here late this week," said Monty Stratton, Hubber manager and pitcher who arrived I-.ere Ias1 Tuesday. Three Oihers Here Only three other ball players were known to be in town, Stratton said. They are Jack Goetzman, first baseman from Missis- si p p i; Vince Castino : regular catcher who m^es his home here, and Altenburg, who isn't eating very much these days. At least fifteen men, mostly pitchers and catchers, are expected to report Wednesday, Stratton said, after which the rest of the squad of an expected 30 will arrive. Preliminary 'training is scheduled to start tomorrow at the home park. The Hubber spring • training squad is to be quartered at La Fonda apartments, former home of Texas Tech athletes, which has been remodeled. TIGERS WIN AGAIN LAKELAND, -Fla., Mar. 30 W) —The Detroit Tigers stretched their winning streak to two games, longest of the season, by beating the Washington Senators 8 to 5, today. ANGELS TAKE CUBS LOS ANGELES, Mar. 30 The Chicago Cubs dropped a 3-2 decision to their Los Angeles farm club today, the National Leaguers, making only five hits off Carman (Pete) Mallory who went the i-oute for the Angels. sidered 'or accepted for cadet flying service would be permitted to finish the current school term if they so desired. Simple - Scientific - Terrificl Plajr blf with the JIG 9 inninfj i Tonri hefore season opens, Sena loo coin or Defer.so' Stamp. TED TERNON j P. O. Bo I 16 Lnbbock, Texa.1 Came* at homo new sensation— BASEBALL, minutes. Get Adler- Rochester SUITS to* Texaris Try But Eastern Golden Glovers Prevail By SID FEDER Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK, March 30. —The East's amateur Golden Gloves boxers finally stopped playing "cousin" to the Western wallopers tonight and won the annual intercity competition for the first time in eight years, nine bouts to seven, before a crowd of 16,571 fans in Medison Square Garden. Jimmy Carrolle., the New York heavyweight champion and most highly-touted amateur bigfaoy since Joe Louis was punching for nothing, came through over the Western warrior, Hubert Hood, by the narrowest of margins to preserve the East's slim edge and give the Atlantic seaboard sockers their first team victory since 193-}. Twice since then, the East has managed to tie the annual fuss, but couldn't quite get out in front. Tonight's was the fourth team title for the Easterners in the 15 year competition. The West has won eight and three were deadlocked. Corona Wins, Roye Loses The West got off on top when Melvyn Pullen, an 18-year-old laundry sorter from Dayton, Ohio, found the range in the second and third heats to floor Lee Booker, a New York stevedore, in each of those two rounds, and take the decision in the flyweight alternate tussle, A couple of high school kids hooked up in a slam-bang special in the featherweight alternate bout, and Victor Resto, a Puerto Rican'living in New York, finished with the decision for the Eastern team after flooring Arlo Roye, of San Angelo, in the third round. Roye took a nine-count when a long right uppercut dropped him midway of the final session. ' The two squads split the lightweight bouts, with Doc Henry, New York negro artist, outpoint- ing Julius Menendez, of East St. Louis, in the alternate fight, and Morris Corona, Port Arthur oilfield hand, doing the same to Gene Burton of New York in the championship affair. Corona Just made it by the margin of a one-count knockdown he scored with a right hand smash in the second heat. There were more boos than cheers over the decision, however. Dallas Welter Wins Marv Bryant, a Dallas truck driver and as Irish as corned beef and cabbage, fired a right-cross that snapped like a fire cracker and easily took the welterweight alternate tussle from Joe Bowman, local negro high-schooler. Bryant's only difficulty came from body punishment. Clent Comvay, negro soldier from Cleveland, now stationed at Englewood (NJ) armory and lighting for the Eastern team, had too much reach anS height for aggressive Tom Aura, Austin, Texas, lumber worker, and captured the light-heavyweight title. Attra carried the fight to his tall, skinny rival most of the way, but couldn't get away from Conway's long right hand shots. Phillips Is Beaten Robert Ramsey, West Virginia collegiate institute .graduate from South Charleston, hit Corporal James Phil 1 i p s, soldier-lawyer from Fort Worth and Camp Bowie, Texas, with everything but the ring posts and took the heavyweight alternate fight. Ramsey floored the Texan with a barage of smashes just as the bell rang ending the second, but Phillips came back to carry the fight to his rival in the third. MISSIONS WIN AT LAST SAN ANTONIO, March 30. (ff) —The San.Antonio Missions won the first baseball game of the season here this afternoon by taking the second game of a doubleheader from the Toledo Mudhens 8-7. The Hens won the first game ~ Buy A Defense Bond TODAYI PAWN BROKERS MONEY On Anything of Value PROMPT COURTEOUS SERVICE Save up to 50% on unrsdeemed Diamonds, Watches, elc. Licensed and Bonded 2 Year Old Pink and Hed Radianco ROSE BUSHES EACH.,. 10' SOUTHERN AUTO STORES, Inc. 1112 Texas Avenue. tli?.l &.7I yftnfes,:(dfAil;Te-ttnis);|aS. To Impress Florida Critics Rifle Shooting Classes In South Steal Grid Thunder •o Us Peddled To Senators LAKELAND, Fla., March 30. (ff>) n x others would - Watkins have come . ••* — -«i*«w I.U1J.C UUL 1L they thought there was prosnect of placing. One hundred were dropped on the first cut, and the squads were reduced again when they were divided to represent Army ROTC, varsity, Naval reserve and freshman teams. Fresh- rnen are permitted to compete on the _ varsity if they qualify. Lieutenant J. Clyde Driggers o£ the University of Florida said 150 boys turned out for the ROTC team. Kentucky, where boys traditionally are proud of their riflemen's heritage, reported a similar boom. Harry Bobo Knocks Out Lem Franklin PITTSBURGH, March 30. — Harry Bobo, Pittsburgh's dyna- mitting deacon, got up from the floor tonight to score a sensational knockout over the Cleveland heavy weight, Lem Franklin in 2:40 of the first round of their. 10-rbund fight. Bobo weighed 209 1-4- Franklin 196 1-2. The Cleveland negro, essaying a comeback after his eight-round knockout by Bob Pastor last month,, took the full count, draped full length in his own corner, his legs stretched inside the ring. It took his'handlers several minutes to i-evive him sufficiently to raise him to his feet. The knockout came after Bobo had floored his man twice in quick succession for counts of eight and nine. Botao started his sen«a- tiona! spurt after Franklin, a wild right hand swinger, dumped Harry for a three-count with a haymaker right. PIRATES SOCK SOX PASADENA, Calif.,- March 30 VP)— The Pittsburgh Pirates scored five runs in a big seventh in- nmg rally today to tie the score, 0-6, and then got another marker in the eighth to win out over the Chicago White Sox, 7-6. HERMAN HITS ONE DAYTONA BEACH, Fla, Mar 30 (/p^— Billy Herman's eleventh inning single, his first hit in 22 trips to the plate, drove in th* two runs that brought Brooklyn a o to 4 verdict over the St. Louis Browns today. Ray Turner, Idaho eager who led the Pacific Coast League northern division in scoring this year, is near-sighted and wears glasses throughout the game. ATLANTA, March M «V-When?more collegians turn .out for a! f~» T r;fle team .than for varsity and rill f*k* freshman football, that's news. -*-*M't>fV _ That's just .what is happening in the south, say college rifle coaches, and they expect the war- born interest to increase as more boys strive to qualify as marksmen before entering the armed services. IL, ,, ' • -"-"^ixjuj-irxn u t jc Aa., iviarcn ou. \n~) More than 200 students sought —Buck Newsom, holdout Detroit T^. C h'c rifi Se / S ° n on Geor S ifl Pitcher, has been sold to the Wash- r?nt Lot teams—a 200-per- ington Senators, General Manager ^±d n S r l a I e .? ve , r J?, s ly e F-and Jack Zeller of the Tigers In- nounced tonight. Newsom's sale price was not disclosed, but it was reported to be SIGNS WITH SENS ORLANDO, Fla., March 30. (/?) — Pitcher Buck Newsom signed with the Washington Nationals tonight, the club headquarters announced. The salary agreed upon for the Tiger holdout was not disclosed. a figure well over the waiver tag of $7,500. No other players \vere involved in the transaction. The Tigers twice have asked waivers on Newsom. this spring. Only Washington arid the St. Louis Browns expressed interest the second time Buck's name was placed on the list. Newsom went to Orlando to !alk with Owner Clark Grifith of Washington tonight. CLEVELAND LEFTIES WIN JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Mar. 10 (IP} —For the second time in three days a pair of Cleveland Indian left handers blanked the New York Giants. Today it was Chubby Dean and Harry Eisen- state who held the men of. Mel Ott to three singles : and defeated them, 2 to 0. ATHLETICS WIN ONE SAN QUENTIN, Calif., Mar. 30 (fP> — The Philadelphia Athletics brought major league baseball inside the walls of San Quentin prison for the first time today and handed the home boys a 4-1 defeat. RED SOX TAKE CARDS ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Mar 30 (/P)—Doubles by Mike Ryba and Dom DiMagio accounted for three runs in the eighth inning to- Champs Break Camp After Lusterless Spring Campaign By JUDSON BAILEY Associated Press Sporti Writer ST. PETERSBURGH, Fla., March 30. — The New York Yankees are heading for home with a lusterless ball club and if people didn't have so much 'confidence in the managerial genius of Joe McCarthy and the known capabilities ot some of his veterans there might be some doubt about their future. • McCarthy himself is not satisfied. He' does not 'say so, but actions speak louder than'conver- sation and for the first time in the memory' of writers covering the Yanks the team pulied away from camp tonight without thinning out the rookies. - • And Such Hitting! The. pitching has looked good and bad by turns, the fielding just, passable and the hitting has been notable chiefly for its absence. Some of the individual' players are causing concern, though. • Gerry Priddy and Buddy Kassett, both of them striving to hail down regular jobs in the infield, have been unable to show anything at the plate. When they left Hassett had a batting a verage of .129 and Priddy owned a modest .179, and as a result the third base and first base positions still were as open as when training started. Priddy has looked satisfactory in the field and may yet find himself at bat. But Red: Rolfe, who showed up late because of a re- currence'of intestinal trouble'and has n'ot yet played in a game, may be back at his "old stand "in the hot corner. He believes he is well again and McCarthy says the veteran looks much better than was expected. ' . ••. . Hassett's rival for the-first base position left vacant by Johnny Sturm going to the Army is string- bean Ed Levy, who is leading the club hitting with a .342 pace.-, PANTHERS GO DOWN FORT WORTH, March 30 "(/PJ— The. Little Rock Travelers - from the Southern association drubbed Fort Worth's Cats today 13-3. Seventeen base hits, seven walks and ia hit batsman swelled the Little Rock total. AGGIES GOLFERS WIN COLLEGE STATION, March 30. )—Texas Aggies golfers defeated over the play here today, taking .both doubles and splitting singles. SPRING SPECIAL Any Dryer & Lee Sfation 1o April 1st, 1942! WASH '& LUBRICATION FRONT WHEEL PACK FREE CHECK-UP ALL FOR Differential Terminals Cleaned • Terminals Greased * AU ,, Li 9 hls • Baiiery • Crank Case * Transmission $1-95 Tires Checked for proper inflation, cuts, bruise*, efcj Dryer & Lee Oil Cp. Buy United States Defense Bonds & Stamps Save Your CAR Travel By BUS Travel by bus it's convenient, comfortable and safe Travel bv hm- LOW ROUND TRIP FARES: ' Round Trip Lubbock to Ft. Worth -_. Round Trip Lubbock to Dallas Round Trip-Lubbock to Houston Lubbock San Antonio Round Trip Lubbock to Austin . $13-40 • Subject to 5% Federal Tax 30-day Return I.Im.^t Texas-New Mexico and Oklahoma Coaches Joe Bowmen, Mcjr. Union Bus Terminal

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