JANTTAtof K, (AUK.)" COUWCT NVWB PAQB BMTTBlf MANILA'S BOYS — Coach Waynt Taylor'* Manila boys are now being recognized »s one of the top team» in the county. They are Harold Gordon, Pepper Harris, Tommy Hatcher, Coach Taylor, D. W- Vance, Harvey Braden, Ralph Wagner, Dean Wagner, Kenneth Isaacs, Joe Dean Pierce, Larry Homer. (Photo's by Roy A«ha-.. branner) MANILA GIRLS — Comprising Manila's 1954 girls' team are Ruth Patton, Janice Vassal-, Mel- .ba Cornish, Mary Cullum, Mary Ethel Bellinger, Bonnie Hodge, Shirley Wells, Betty Morgan, Betty Hampton, Trudean Carey, Mildred Johnston, Mavis Shelton. CHEERLEADERS — Barbara Ballard, Linda Sue Edwards, Frankie Byrd, Roxie Ruth Smith and Norita Davis do the cheerleading at Manila. Five Baseballers Scheduled o Enter Hall of Fame Today By ORLO ROBERTSON NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball's Hall of Fame, now numbering 70 members, is expected to be increased by two and perhaps as many as five today when the ballots are counted fii the 14th annual election. The ballots, cast by some 300 members of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America, have been under lock 'and key in Commissioner Ford: Prick's office. So there is no indication or how many will be honored. At Least Five But on the basis of last year's election, at least five figure to hove a chance to have their names engraved on a plaugue which will hang in the Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, N. Y. Rules of the election require that a player's name be on 75 per cent of the ballots. And under a new rule, in effect for the first time this year, a player must have been out of organized ball at least five years. The only exception is those wno received more than 100 votes last year when Dizzy Dean and Al Simmons were named. Joe DiMaggio, the New York Yankee Clipper; Bill Dickey, former catcher and now coach with the Yankees; and Ted Lyons, ex - Chicago White Sox pitcher and manager and recently signed as Brooklyn coach. Maranvltle Tops Walter (Rabbit) Maranville, the great little shortstop who died re- If your hot- water system runs cold when it should run HOT ... or if you have old- fashioned equipment that heats only when you light it... then see the HEATMASTER. Fully automatic HEATMASTKR gives you piping hot water without the fuss and bother of tending outmoded water-heater devices. rc-E CALL YOUR PLUMBING CONTRACTOR OR DEALER IN BLYTHEVILLE Distributed in This Area by Midsoutii Plumbing Supply Co. (WHOLESALE Rear 313-215 Wttnil Phone g35l ccntly, appears to be the outstanding candidate. Last year he received 174 votes, 24 short of election, Maranville. sparkplug of the 1914 Boston Braves world championship team, had been away from organized ball for more than a decade. Bill Terry, one of the all-time New York Giant greats and former manager, also is considered a strong candidate. Terry, engaged in private business in Florida, polled 191 votes a year ago. when Dean was elected with 209 and Simmons with 199, Dempsey Suggests Tournament CHICAGO (AP) — Former heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey today suggested an elimination tournament to uncover a "real" challenger to Some Ducks Stay Up There But Just Why Is Another Mysttry EDMONTON lift — Unsociable ducks who cashed In their migration tickets to sunnier climes BO they could sit out ft cold prairie winter aren't having it too bad — despite mercury drops to about 40 below zero.. Why they stayed behind i» * small part of the profound migration mystery which has for 15 years haunted Dr. William Rowan, head of the University ol Alberta's zoology department. Lesi Discomfort Dr. Rowan, a. leading Canadian wildlife expert, said yesterday that the wayward fowl suffers less discomfort — even in 60-below-zero weather — than the weather-wise woodsman. Providing the ducks can find open water and food, they have as good a "deal" on the prairie as elsewhere. Dr. Rowan said this odd behavior appears to have some connection with the presence of "abnormal plumage,' the birds having failed to molt. Late arrival of the winter confused the migration schedules. Many ducks often remain until late in the year, Rowan noted, but relatively few hardy specimens elect to sit out the entire winter. Rocky Marciano's title. Dempsey, visiting hospitalized vets at the nearby Great Lakes Naval Training Center, said that 'ormer champion Emard Charles, while appearing a worthy con- ender, still should dispose of Nino Vsldes for the right to fight Marciano. Four Contenders Charles, who is being boomed for possible June match with Marciano, was outpointed by Valdes n a surprise defeat last year. Another Honor For Roberts PHILADELPHIA W — Oklahoma's 202-pound All-America guard J. D. Roberts will receive the Lineman of the Year award from the Philadelphia Sports Writers Assn., Monday.' Roberts, who completed his college career by starring in the Sooner's upset Victory over Maryland on New Year's Day in the Orange Bow], was selected in a poll of 100 of the nation's top eel- lege football coaches. ON A USED CAR TELLS YOU- you con buy with CONFIDENCE! 6 ways better Thoroughly Inspected Reconditioned for Safet} Reconditioned for, Performanc* Reconditioned for Valu« Honestly Described DEALER SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 W.it Walnut Phont 4578 Dempsey should be said the elimination c o n d u cted among Charles. Valdes, Dan Blicceronl Willnrd." and Danny Nardico. "In my mind the public probably would be confused by Charles fight- iiig Marciano after he was whipped less than a year ago by Valdes. Recall* Rickard "I know Tex Rickard made me go through an elimination before I got my title shot against Jess Willard. As a matter of fact. It all started at nearby Fort Sheridan (111.) when I knocked out Jim Flynn in 1918. "Then Rickard made me fight Bill Brennan, Fred Fulton and Carl Morris, before he would consider me as a worthy opponent for Irish Cagers In Prominence By BEN PHI.EGAB NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame, for years a synonym for winning football, is showing the fans this winter that it can excel in other sports too. The Irish have produced one of their finest basketball teams In history. Overlooked generally during early season play when they were beaten by Indiana and Bradley, the Irish climbed in a hurry after whipping previously unbeaten Holy Cross by 22 points last week. Now Sixth They were ranked sixth In this week's Associated Press poll. Last night in their last outing before midyear exams the Irish trounced Purdue 95-14 for their 10th victory. Joe Bertrand scored 25 points and four other Notre Dame players collected 10 or more. Howard Cann, veteran coach at New York University, Rays balance appears to be the big thing in Notre Dame's favor. "What a bench they've go .t'h'e declared after a losing trip to South Bend. "I couldn't tell any difference between their first five and their next seven. Any on of thm could' b a startr for m. And thir freshmen—terrific " Holy Cross, which had won 11 straight until It ran afoul o! Notre Dame, added No. 2 to its new winning streak with an 82-67 decision over Dartmouth. Togo Palazzi scored 38 points although he converted only 10 of 20 free throw attempts. 14 Fouli North Carolina State knocked North Carolina out of first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference in a rough-and-tumble 84-77 encounter at Chapel Hill. Seventy- four fouls were called and State scored 38 of its points at, the foul line. Maryland, with a 6-1 record but idle last night, took over the conference lead.. Texas Tech won Its fourth straight Border Conference game 78-66 over Hardin Simmons, and moved into a tie for the lead with West Texas State. De Paul swamped Lewis College 94-42; Hobart whipped Colgate 75-58; and Hampden-Sydney beat Virginia Military 65-60. Frosty England To Toledo Job Gets Three-Year Pact at $8,500 TOLEDO, Ohio 1.41—Forrest W. (Frosty) England, who piloted the Arkansas State College football squad through eight successful seasons, will be the University of Toledo's new head football conch and athletic director. The 41-year-old England will take over the combination post March 1 at a salary of $8,500 a year on a three-year contract. As grid coach, England takes a job that has been turned over five times since 1946. 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