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Huffman'Reds' Win As Raiders End Grid Work * A fresh, breath of football air floated oveV Texas Tech stadium 5ate Tuesday afternoon and for an 'hour arjdJ* half some live hun- <dred gfidirim addicts lived back 4n the pre-December 7 days while •a couple cf warmly-clad elevens Jran and shoved as the customers irustled and shivered. J The weather was in fine keep- ,ing with the occasion, which was ithe grande finale of spring (?) football practice at the college— ^the customary intra-squad game, »xvhich replaces the spring Intercollegiate game which was .'seldom as entertaining as last »night's contest between evenly '.matched squads. J A -"Gift" Touchdown f Backfield Coach Berl Huffs man's Reds turned up with a lit- Jjle : : better balanced line, and a iackfield capable of supporting 'it, and the Reds defeated He'ad jCoach Dell Morgan's Whites, 23 ,to 13. « Outside of a "gift" touchdown ?by the Whites, and a 30-yard field *goal by the veteran Roger Smith, *the regular halfback of last year "who now plays a bang-up game Jat fullback, the game was just jabout an even-Stephen affair, fea- ituring : the running, passing and Jkicking of big Dick Standefer, the jsophomore from Muleshoe on the •Morgan Whites team, and the jab- •bing of Peter Blanda, J. R. Calla- Jhar, Leete Jackson and Smith for •the .Reds. f Morgan's Whites had the ad*vantage in the opening part of the sgams, and ultimately made the »rnost of it. They gained on a ciou- Jble exchange of punts, and Don t Austin and Dick Standefer made «a lot of good gains. They worked J the ball down to the 4-yard line, Jfrom where Walter Schlinkman, 4last fall's "outstanding freshman," *froni Dumas, powered hi; way *over for touchdown. Austin miss- led the try for extra point. i - Geddie Takes Passes * ' Roger Smith got going, from his ,hew fullback position, lor the t Morgans after that, with Quarter*back Leete Jackson and Halfbacks *Callahan and Maxey McKnight .doing their share. They worked »lhe ball down to the 20, McKnight jhaving made a good sprint; Cal- pahan flipped a pass to Jackson j)pa,the S.-yard line. Smith wiggled JthrpugB. .to the 2-yard line, and in '-jt\v6"Jtries Jackson was over for "*ioychV16vra. Smith booted the .JbaTl? : .clean". over the back end ol »the horseshoe stadium in making 'the extra point as the Reds weni I ahead. 7-6. I Peter. Blanda and Ralph Ge'd- * die, 'freshman from Van, figured .? prominently in the second touch-down lor the Reds. Roger Smith * passed to Blanda for a good gain, 'placing the ball . in. mid-field. [Blanda fired a shot to Geddie for $20 yards, and another for touch* down. The try for extra point | was blocke'd, fumbled, kicked » about, - finally ruled no good. t The half was up and the Reds |had a 13-6 advantage. * "The Reds took over on their iown 20 as-the second hall started, £ahd McKnight. and Blanda soon ..Jjnovcd'.up to the 40. : The Whites' iline held then and Smith quick* kicked over the Reds' goal line, * by special ruling. ' -. -, \ Standefer In Pickle * -Standefer of the Whites, trying Jto pass, couldn't spot a receiver. *He tried to run, was rushed back, « finally lobbed the ball-to nobody v'v/Y-vvr ,-/. •. - ' ' *••"•'; PAGE $ LUBBOCK, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, APRIL J, 1042 Softball Enthusiasts Meet In County Courtroom Here li you have any connection with an organization that might sponsor some twilight Softball teams or you have suggestions for operation of a league of such teams, be in county courtroom at 7 o'clock tonight. It's just an invitation to help 'keep 'em playing' this summer. Grady West, president of the Business and Professional Softball or- HO trow GROUND : RAZOR,— -BV BLADES. J==i l HOuoiD onouno SINGLE OR DOUBLE EDGE in particular and Albert Williams, t?ckle for the Reds, came up with it, ran it back to the 1-yard line. Smith went over for touchdown, and kicked goal for the "gift" seven points; That made the score 20-6, and the Whi^s over on Coach Morgan's bench were getting a little desperate. -They also got a little fiery, and early in the fourth they scored a touchdown, climaxing a 65-yard drive. Standefer got away for two nice gains late in the third, and Austin and Schlinkman were doing fine backfield work. Standefer shot a pass to Vernon Ray for half a dozen yards, then gained on a run up to the 10. Schlinkman Goes Over On the first play of the fourth period, Standefer passed to Harold Crossen, end, for seven yards. Schlinkman powered over to the 1-yard line, then over. Standefer passed to Don Austin for the extra point. S m i th and Callahan fought roughly for the Reds in the final period,. but couldn't get far enough. They did work the ball down to the 20, and on fourth down, Smith faded back and booted a perfect placement fcr three points. The touchdown was the result of an intercepted pass by Maxie MeKnight, playing halfback it the Reds. Standefer of the Whites fired a long one, McKnight came down with it, ran it 'rtack ''its the 15. On three tries,'the Rt^ lost five yards, then came the field goal. The game ended in midfield, with a lot of head-on tackling and stopping. All Hands Play Each coach, Morgan and Huffman, had some 20 men at his disposal, and all of them got in the ame. Starting < for Huffman's Reds were Walter Webster and Roy Williams at ends, Albert Williams and Buck Ewen at tackles; Doyle -araway and Captain Will A1I- jright at guards, L. A. Storrs at center, with Callahsn. McKnight, Smith and Jackson in the back- ield. Reserves were R. A. Dean. Rog- :r Owen, -Peter Blanda, Bill Mc- jlothlin, and Clyde Clark in the lackfield, Hoyt Page, Ralph Geddie, Ed Ewen, James Carliele, lyde Hall, George Essex and arland Head in the line. Morgan started Vernon Ray and Harold Crossen at ends, Buck illenwater and Bob Ewen at ackles, Jimmie Jay and James *eed at guards, Billy. Hale at center, with Kenneth Bobbins, Standefer, Austin and Schlinkman in :he backfield- Jess Ballew. Cliff o r d Gordon, Howard Alford played in the backfield, David Compton, J. D. Wright, Kenneth Mayes, Bud Bartole, Floyd Read, Jerry 'Nash, George Zoller and James Evans in the line. Officiating were_ Volney Hill, Loyce Baillio, Yancy Price and Rate Nabors. The west side of the stadium was well occupied by fans who had contributed defense stamps as tickets. g a n i zation that has operated through cooperative efforts three" years, announced tonight's meeting. He e x p 1 a ined, however, that the session by no means is to be devoted only to business of the B&P league. He and other officials o£ that organization are offering their experience to others in order to organize other leagues. It is suggested that recreation and athletic chairmen of committees, athletic coaches, athletic directors, Boy Scout leaders, boy's work committeemen and others interested in recreational phases attended the meeting. War time, it is pointed out, will increase the playing time each afternoon. The B&P league has four diamonds equipped in the southwest part of time, insuring plenty of playing space. -• t t i 4 » '•* . « 6 » t 1 I V* > ) f , I : ' « * • -'+ » t t ' f _ « % » •; » '.* > t - i PAWN BROKERS MONEY On Anything of Value PROMPT COURTEOUS :.,; .SERVICE S»TO up to 50% on unredeemed :.:-••- Diamonds. Walches, etc. j. ' Licensed and Bonded £^\Hw^/?4r v :; ^^SSSfe-'-^l; -^^SSSIP 1 -^ \ S!O$ Year Old Pink and Red Radiance ROSE BUSHES • SOUTHERN AUTO STORES, Inc. "No-Football Plan" May Work Itself Out, Says Senator JACKSON, Miss., March 3J. fJP) Mississippi college trustees who favor abandonment of ail intercollegiate sports competition for the duration will not press for immediate adoption of the plan, it was apparent last night after a "sho.WQ'.'vn" meeting of trustees was called for April 7. State Sen. Means Johnston of Greenwood, trustee who several week 0 ago submitted a no-competition resolution to tht board, touching off a strenuous debate in the legislaturo and press, said today ','.• \vas satisfied that attendance at jotball games next fall would be so scanty that his plan "will work itself out." . The board as a whole has made no offioisl comment on the Johnston proposal since it was proffered, but reliable sources said that at first there was a considerable majority in favor of it, later reduced to a minority after a subcommittee investigated the status of athletic finances and contracts and the legislature bj- resolution expressed favor of roninued athletic competition. Connie Changes Mind-Veteran Rookie Has Job (By The Associated Presst LOS ANGELES, March 31. — One timely basehit—plus Connie Mack's sentiment — has finally landed a major league contract for Kenneth Franklin Richurc.son. The 26-year-old rookie filled in at first base for the Athletics al) spring during Dick Siebert's long holdout. When Siebert agreed to terms Sunday, Connie told Richardson here was no place for him on the club roster and ordered him back 10 the Williamsport, Pa., Interstate eague team. It was another in a series of bad Jounces for Kenny, a native of San Bernardino, Calif. He thought at last he had made the big time after, eight years of minor league Baseball in Los Angeles, Ponca ity, Okla., Moline, 111., Jersey City,. Minneapolis, Chattanooga and WHliamsport. Gets "Deferment" "Is there anything I didn't do?" asked Connie. He's played :hree infield positions and the outfield. "No," replied Mack, "you did a reat job—but with Siebert back I can't use you." "Okay," said Richardson, "but I'd like to stay in Los Angeles [or a few days to make arrangements for Mrs. Richardson. We expect a baby in August. And do you mind if I go with the team, to Sail Quentin tomorrow?" Mack said that would be all right. The prison team battled the A's to a standstill and Connie was irked when the game went into the eighth with score 1-1. He sent Richardson into left field. . And A Job In the ninth, two Mackmen got on base and Richardson batted them home with a double. The A's won 4 to 1. "I've changed my mind about Richardson," said Connie, an hour "I'm-going to -a long while— If They Can Afford It, Anybody Can' Pro Football League Makes Generous War-Time Offers o CATS LOSE AGAIN FORT WORTH, March 31. "UP —Little Rock's Travelers of the Southern association made it two straight over the -.Fort Worth Cats here today, 4-2. The Cats were s.ble to get bu two singles off Manager Willis Hudlin and George P2p;=h of the Travelers, while Claud Horton and Ben Rarish of Fort Worth gave up 14. after the game, keep him a while all season, I think." Mack was asked i£ the basehit changed his mind. _"No," smiled the 79-year-old pilot, "but he deserves a break aVter all the tough luck he's had And what's the use of living if you can't do something for a fellou once in a while. Tech Golfers Leave For Ft. Worth, Denfon Coach J. W. Jackson takes his Texas Tech varsity golf team down the line for a couple of dua meets this week-—with the Texas Wesleyan college team at For Worth on Thursday and th< North Texas State Teachers col lege team at Denton Friday. By WHITNEY MARTIN Wide World Sport* Columnut NEW YORK, March 31—Just looking at it from the standpoint of a Kibitizer, it seems that the National Pro Football league is doing all that might reasonably be expected to steer clear of criticism which professional sports always encounter in war time. That is, it will donate all funds t will receive in exhibition games o war charities, and will schedule as many of these exhibition games as possible. If it did more than his, the league might as well fold _ up for the duration, as it rsot only would be operating on a non- jrofit basis, but actually would >e putting out money that wasn't there. Contrary, to popular belief pro 'ootball, with two or three hota- sle exceptions, is anything but a Dromoier's dream. In fact, it's more of a nightmare. Five of the clubs, we were told at the recent .eague meeting here, never have made any money. Only Eleven Games A conclusion-jumper naturally would protest that the league must be made up of a lot of tight- "isted sports if the clubs couldn't ionate the proceeds of at least one .eague game to a war fund. Here's the situation on. that. The league has an 11-game schedule. That would mean donating one-eleventh of the revenue of each club, and, considering that a good half of the clubs don't make a dime • out of 11 games, their financial status when they are deprived of just a piece of their income is readily apparent. This may sound like it was written by genial Gecrge Striek- ler, the league's publicity man, but it is not meant as a tom-tom solo to drown out any shortcomings the circuit might have. It merely is a statement of fact and an effort to be fair to a sport which is trying to justify its existence at this time. Naturally there's a limit to the number of exhibition games that can be played. Football is a tough game, physically, and the boys can't go out ther^ and casually play a game every day a. they do in baseball. Likewise, the season is short. Compare With Baseball If each club played three exhibition games, that would make a total of 14- games in less than three months. Some colleges think that eight is plenty, some run to nine, and a 10-game schedule is considered fat enough for anybody. If •'.ney do, by chance, play three exhibition games each, exclusive of the various All-Star games, that would mean that they were donating three-fourteenths of their gate receipts to charity. Pampa-Big Spring Basetiidl Deal To Be Talked Tonight (By The Associated Press) DALLAS, 1 March 31— Milton Price, president of the West Texas-New Mexico league, said today-a meeting would be held at Pampa tomorrow night at which time a decision would be reached on whether Pampa \vould acquire the Big Spring franchise. Pampa interests have been negotiating with Big Spring for some time. Mustangs Turn Tables On Texas Aggies; Owls Upset Baylor Bears of Memphis, Rodney Spencer of Midland, Vester Smith of McLean The Red Raider swingers leave, and Carroll Claiborne of Lubbock. Buy A Defense Bond TODAYl today, and hope to "work out" on the Fort Worth M e a d o wbrook course this afternoon. They meet the Rams in a 36-hole match tomorrow, play over the 18-hole route Friday against the Eagles at Denton. Making the trip with Coach Jackson are Captain Jack Walker SPRING SPECIAL Any Dryer & Lee Slaiion 1o April 1st, 1942! WASH & LUBRICATION • FRONT WHEEL PACK FREE CHECK-WALL FOR __L L__ $1 95 • Differential • Terminals Cleaned • Terminals Greased • All Lights • Battery • Crank Case • Transmission Tires Checked for proper inflation, cuts, bruises, eicl Dryer & Lee Oil Co The team holds one intercollegiate victory this season, having recently turned back the San Antonio university foursome at Lubbock Country club. Greehberg's Outfit ' To Play Senators ORLANDO, Fla., March 31. (/P) The Orlando Army air base baseball team, headed by Sgt. Hank reenberg, tackles the Washington Senators tomorrow in a benefit exhibition game. Originally billed for last Friday, the game was postponed because of weather. Greenberg, former Detroit Tiger home-run belter, will lead ten other former professional baseball players and several former semipro and college stars who are now in the Army and stationed here, against the American Lrqguers. BROWNS WIN IN 9TH LAKELAND, Fla., March 31. (IP) —The St. Louis Browns scored DALLAS, March 31. (IP) — An eighth-inning rally brought Southern Methodist university a H-8 decision over Texas A. & M. today in the Southwest conference baseball race. It was the second defeat against three victories for the Aggies in the current chase. The Aggies had entered the eighth inning with a one-run lead. Rice Takes Bruins From Second Place WACO, March. 31. <fl>) — The surprising Rice Owls knocked the Baylor Bears out of second place in the Southwest conference baseball chase here today as Jimmy Pendarvis pitched the Houston club to a 3 to 1 win. Manuel Garcia went the full two runs in the ninth off Charley distance for the Bruins and held Fuchn, Detroit's leading rookie +ho <"»"'i^ t« *iv v>im,,o ,,,K;I,, r «^;i-_ hurler, to beat the Tigers today, 5 ot 4. CUBS SMASH A'S LOS ANGELES, March 31. UP) —The Chicago Cubs landed on Bill Beckhman for eight runs in the first i\vo innings toda> and wound up with a 15 to 4 triumph over the Philadelphia Athletics. the Owls to six blows while striking out nine, but faulty team play on the part of the Bears gave the nod to the Owls. Baylor got its only tally in the fourth, when Nelson singled, went to third on Garcia's one-base blow, then scored on a double steal. Jimmy Beefs Officiali On 'Short Count By SID FEDEH Associated Press Sports Writer iS'EW. YORK, March 31 — In a few thousand well-chosen words, James Joy Johnston today officially put his complaint about -Abe • Simon's knockout by Joe Louiii before the state athletic commission. And to the surprise of'exactly no one, the commission said "ho." The sugiist fistic fathers heard James Joy's complaint. When James Joy starts to jaw, that's all anyone in a radius of a couple of miles can do. Then the fathers ruled that Simon was not on his feet at the count of ten last Friday night, and so was officially . flattened in six heats. But, with sparkling consistency, the commissioners added that if Johnston wanted to submit charges of "incompetence" against Referee Eddie Joseph, they'd hold a hearing about it. Jimmy said he'd do that little thing. Then the derby hat was invited to leave. Matter Of Opinion ; It was altogether fitting and proper for James Joy to put his beef into a few thousand words. There is no handier guy around tor putting a beef into wordi—and vice versa. It wasn't so much that Jimmy went on record as being quite displeased over what, he maintains was Friday .night's •'fast count." Whether Abie was on his feet at Referee Eddie Joseph's count ot ten and whether he could have stretchd his ability to take punches much farther is strictly a matter of opinion. What is more important, was that Jimmy's complaint finally put into the records an official "holler" on a fight decision in a season that has been uncommonly sprayed with unofficial hollers on the part of managers, fighters and-, Ian?. Figure what that would mean to baseball if the major league clubs were contributing proportionately. It would mean.the major league clubs would be playing 33 of their 154 games for nothing. The ma-, jor clubs want everybody to hip- hip-hooray for them because they consider donating the proceeds of one or two games. We'have a hunch that it is going to be rough going for the pro footballers next fall. Not only will there be a shortage of player talent, but there is bound to be a decrease In attendance. If they can struggle .through and keep some sort of an organization until the end of the war, they may be rewarded by lush days. But right now \vc would want no part of their financial problems. LADIES DAY GOLF Mrs. Bill Morrison and Mrs. VIorley Jennings will be hostesses his afternoon at Ladies day activi- ies at Lubbock Country club. No luncheon will be served at noon. April Fool prizes will await winners of tournament play, start- "ng at 1 o'clock. TRACTOR IRE OWNERS ATTENTION We can vulcanize all size tractor tires and you don'i have to wail. Bring them in today-. SANDERS TIRE CO. We Vulcanize All Size Tires Texans are famous for Friendliness! Texans go out of their way to make a fellow feel at home. Friendliness comes natural in the Lone Star State ... as evidenced by the thousands of friends won by Lovera's distributors, the Brannon-Signaigo Cigar Co., in 30 years of service to Texas smokers. Lovsra itself is a symbol of friendliness ... as mild as a friendly smile, as relaxing as a good old Texas get-together! Lovera gfres you a smooth silky wrapper, too. And al! long filler! 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