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8 January 16, 1947. P R E S S BOX Hogan Favorite In Richmond Open By BILL LUCAS The advance guard of Cleveland Indians is due to arrive in Tucson on Tuesday or Wednesday of next week to take part in the hitting school to be conducted by Rogers Hornsby. Catcher Jim Hegan. Hornsby, and Trainer Max Weisman!^ ·». , ^ , ,, , , , , , T , v, , , , T , , . . Cardinal F o o t b a l l e r s are slated to spend a week at Rancho del Jefe before moving to town. They will be joined by Outfielder Jim Seerey on Thursday, according to the latest word received here. Hegan, Seerey, and Weisman will be accompanied by their wives and Hornsby by his son. Infielder Joe Gordon is expected here Feb. 10. Tne pitchers and catchers are to report here Feb. 24, right after the Tucson rodeo, with the rest of the squad slated to arrive Mar. 1. Pitchers Bobby Feller and Ray Poat are expected here before the start of the training season and others may also drift in early providing they can rustle up accommodations. .· j · *. * jm-^m. -aa.^ · ·^^^·.-·m.wb * -m. ^^ _. ^ _«_^ · J · -^ * _ir ~ --- ^*--+jm. m IN BORDER CONFERENCE Trippi To Sign LE\K RICHMOND LEADER Arizona B Five 11 C JTIVT TH~Vr»TVrr'T» ^l^WTVTT^-W^TfcT^TVTr^T? ._ With Chicag Grenville Mott, sports editor of El Paso Times, really has something to gripe about. He points out that Holliday hall where the College of Mines plays its cage games, has a seating capacity of all of .650 and "was clearly designed with the idea of driving the customers away." Mott points out that "among those turned away were two Arizona fans who had driven all of the way from Phoenix to witness the game," This is confirmed by a phone call received by UA athletic officials who were quite powerless to aid in the situation. Also turned away were many New Mexicans who had raced down from Las Cruces at the conclusion of a four-day extension service meet at the Aggie college that day. Others who tried and failed included a large contingent of soldiers from Fort Bliss, "who promptly hastened to Juarez to heal their injured feelings." To make matters worse there was a parking jam that prevented many of those who had failed to gain admittance from getting their cars out of the maze. They were in the sad predicament of being neither able to get in or to go home--or perhaps to Juarez. Outbid Yanks For Georgia Star 3V EW YORK, Jan, 16. (JP)~ Charley Trippi, all-America grid star, told the Associated Press today he had decided to sign n contract with the Chicago Cardinals to play professional football in the National league. In an exclusive interview while en route to the offices of the New York Yankees, Trippi said he was declining an offer made by the Yankee organization to paly both football and baseball. The Chicago Cardinals have "made me the highest offer ever given a player in pro football," the Georgia ace from Pittston, Pa., disclosed. "It is much better than the Yankee offer." America bauK, was expected to announce (at 10 a. m. EST) today whether he would sign with the combined New York football and baseball Yankees or with the Chicago Cardinals of the National football league. The 24-year-old football and baseball star'from Pittston, Pa., spent nearly all day yesterday dickering with the rival bidders. After spending three hours closeted with Yankee officials, Trippi conferred with Charley Bidwell, owner of the Chicago Cardinals. The Yankee officials were President Larry MacPhail and Manager BucKy Harris of the baseball club and President Dan Topping and Coach Ray Flaherty of the All-America conference's football Yankees. The Yankees football and baseball combine wants Trippi as a "name" player for the turnstile battle with the National football A , -,-ir i i i . , f ,-, «-,, . m -1 i- leaguo's New York Giants. But Arch Ward, sports editor of the Chicago Tribune, digs. tho yanks arc bucking a foot- Latest reports indicate that 3,000 jammed their way into the New Mexico gym last Saturday at Albuquerque before the gates were closed and that some even hung from the rafters to see the Lobo-Wildcat fracas. It's amazing how the cage game has grown without the amount of ballyhoo that has been drummed over football. By JOE REICH1/BR NEW YORK, Jan. 16. Charley Trippi, Georgia's all- Lincoln Richmond, University of Arizona forward, who ranks sixth nationally among collegiate basketball scorers, tops the Border conference with a total of 93 points. Conference statistics released today do not include two games-New Mexico Aggies at Texas Mines Jan. 14, and Texas Mines at New Mexico university Jan. 15. The top ten scorers: Name, school G FG Richmond, Arizona 5 41 O'Dell, Flagstaff 5 24 Heap-, Tempe 5 30 Head, Texas Tech 5 22 Leffing-well, Hardin-Simmoas fl 30. Wayne See, Flagstaff 5 24 Patlelford, Arizona 5 23 Izquierdo, Texas Mines 3 17 Cozzens, New Mexico U. 3 22 Preston, Hardin-Simmons 5 19 In Prelim Tilt FT 11 26 10 21 5 13 13 20 7 12 PF 7 16 6 21 16 12 9 7 9 17 TP 93 74 70 65 65 61 59 54 51 50 Wyoming Prexy Dissents On New Collegiate 'Purity* Code LARAMIE, Wyo., Jan. 16. (IP)-- One dissenter to the National Collegiate Athletic association's new "purity" code is its outgoing president, Dr. Wilbur Smith of the -University of Wyoming. He wants to give the hard-working college athlete his just reward. He says "the most honest" conferences are those which give the greatest amount of aid to athletes. Dr. Smith, who came to Wyoming as student health director by way of Tulane and Louisiana State, made public today a statement pleading for frankness in dealing with aid to athletes. He said he read the statement before a closed session of the NCAA "purity" meeting last week in New York but was quietly ignored as the association adopted its code Restricting such aid and approving s c h e d u l e boycotts against nonconforming schools. No gales Plays Shootin' Game NOGALES, Ariz., Jan. 16. #)-Nogales high school's Indian tribe, which hasn't won a championship in many a moon and doesn't expect to in the immediate future, has developed a new crowd-pleasing brand of basketball -- 'built around a football fullback Dr. ± 1\J 1 1\* \JHLU-L ±111 Llf* i3\*±l\J\J 10 1 » , Smith's statement belit- | doesnt wln « ames ' -which, if to : it in with the following suggestion concerning the 1947 Rose Bowl game. He says: "This department suggests the Big Nine conference give more serious consideration next year to the selection of the team to represent it in the Rose Bowl. The tieup with the Coast conference is a desirable sports enterprise, but uneven competition will kill it. Perhaps the team that finishes last in the 1947 Big Nine should be chosen for the Rose Bowl. "The champion of the Coast conference might be able to give the tailender in the Middle West a pretty fair game. --Darned if we're not getting to write like those Los Angeles authors!" Did somebody howl "We want Arm-ee?" ball magnate in Bidwell who re gards Trippi as the greatest attraction in football today and declares "I'm going to get him-I've got to." The Yankees are reported to have offered Trippi a four-year contract at $00,000 to play football plus an undisclosed but reportedly fat sum for signing a basetaal contract. Bidwell also offered $60,000 for four years of play with the Cardinals plus an unrevealed bonus and freedom to play baseball anywhere Trippi pleases. Trippi also has received baseball propositions from, the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Braves, and Barney Armstrong, wrestling promoter who finds him- the Philadelphia Phillies, and from self without a place to promote the groan and grunt in- U du ^' d f nitely stfales l hat th f ;rr^ s not and that there is not another suitable building. and Birmingham of the New Mexico baseball career "although I love football more. I believe that if I can make good in baseball I would bu able to last longer. Football, Ned^it best, would be about a five-year I Lobos drew away after that. New ! Mexico led at halftime 35-28. Scoring 18 points, center Wallace of New Mexico was highlcaveer for me, while 1 figure that against the rules or, is it best to ·do, Miner'in baseball, providing 1 make good, grant this young man aid, the tied "the concern of our educational administrators, athletic directors and others in the possible pitfalls and dangers which might confront Intercollegiate athletics In the near fntnre." "Recent articles," he said, "would lead us to believe that athletic conditions in the colleges are worse than they were 50 years ago. This is not true. Many of ns can still recall the tramp athlete who migrated from year to year from one institution to another, the training table without regulation, recruiting without conscience and sub- rosa pay to athletes." Dr. Sinith declared development of the body must be emphasized as much as development of the mind, and he added: "Why not honor the .so-called physical side to some small degree at least? Do we who believe in and love athletics not have the courage to honor physical attainment? We do not hesitate to award scholarships for so-called noy the opposition no end. Stomped on by the smaller schools in the vicinity, broken up by the loss of two lettermen in the opening four games and Tucson's (mights 'Badgers lineup for the week end, it looked like curtains a few days ago. But out of sheer desperation was born a new style of play that has filled the tribe's gym lately with crowds reminiscent of bonanza days at Nogales high school. Two teams, Superior tomorrow and Douglas Saturday, are billed to sample the new Indian medicine this week. The formula is simple: Against Tucson the Apaches were instructed to shoot for the basket every- time they got their hand on the ball, whether they be in the blind corner, in the vicinity of the mid- court stripe or on their backs flat on the floor on ex-pro; eager Coach John Herrera's theory that there is no defense for such mad Tomorrow night's Border conference cage game between Fred Enke's University of Arizona Wildcats and Arizona State of Flagstaff will be preceded by a preliminary game between the Arizona "B' squad and Babe Hall's Ground Floor All-Stars at 6:45 p. m. Performing with the All-Stars will be Hall, Bob Human, Shanty Hogan, Bill Peterson, Boyd Morse Jim Negri, Wilmer Harper, Lowell McDonald, Clayton Miles, Bob Heartz, and Jack Anderson. The B squad, coached by Johnny Black, will lineup with Cecil Crouch and Jack Combs at forward Dale Edwards at center, and Ton Stokes and Murray Hammock a guard. They have won.foar games this season without a setback. Cata Una and Safford junior high teams will play between halves of both the prelim and varsity tilts. The varsity game, slated for 8:30 p. in., may set a new basketball attendance record for Tucson. Some difficulty may be ex. perienccd in parking as the lot just west of the "Bear Down" gymnasium is now utilized for temporary classrooms. The Cats will be seeking thei 12th victory in 13 starts and thei sixth straight Border conferenc victory. The Lumberjacks hav won eight out of nine games, bow ing only to Texas Tech for a con ference march of 4-1. The Wildcats are favored--slight ly--but every man on the tean looks for a torrid battle. If the can conquer Arizona, the Lumber jacks will move into a first-plac conference tie. Here's how the two teams stae up on individual scoring average --Arizona: Richmond, f, 18.6 points per game; Padelford, f, 11.8; Crum, Coast Tournament Draws Top Stars, By HAL WOOD EICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 16. (U.R)--The familiar name of Ueltin' Ben Hogan, which dropped completely out of sight at the Bing Crosby pro-amateur last week, was back in the role of "man to beat" in the $10,000 Richmond Open golf tournament which got under way here today. mental attainment and even to members of the debating, team, glee club and band. "From the standpoint of character, is it best to have some anonymous alumnus give a 'handout' to a star athlete who knows that such action is wrong and ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., Jan (£")--New Mexico university feated Texas College of Mines, 6856, last night in a Border conference basketball game which six ties earlv in the contest. point man. Mike Izquierdo, lg ! forward, tallied 14 points. de-' U can last about ten." The chunky athlete who batted IXTRAMURAL MEET a lusty .475 for Georgia and belted T r, . , T i l l homers in 30 games last season, Lee Carey, a semor, and Jerry | is raarrled a n d has a 20-month-old s a w iBudwig, a junior, posted best'daughter. [times yesterday in the Tucson high 1 ~ The Miners again rallied in thejintramural track meet, Carey won Ten Years ^go--Harry Kipke re last half, coming within two pointsjthe 220 in 24.2 while BudwigUained as head football coach by of New Mexico, 38-40, but theicovered the 880 in 2:20. I University of Michigan same as is done for many other students." B o w l i n g S c o r e s · S. P. N A T I O N A L OLD P U E B L O LANES Firemen Mayer 159 176 Porter 12K 149 Gonzales 195 LMO Samanieeo .. J. TaDnero .. Handicao Totals MecHm.T Slade ... Luckett ?.Iaeers . . Handlcao Totals . V;.le ..... Mcttlcr . Penncl! . Hoooer G r i f f i t h . Handicap Totals O'Dell .. Crouso Fountain Putnam Mullins Hundicao Totals . C. Brimmer .. D. Louez .. K. Brimmer H. Moscr .. G. Nelson . Handican 1 Till S4 15ft MSI C O M M E R C I A L L E A G U E SPEEDWAY LANES Haskell Linen B. .French its G. Gray 147 D. Green 140 T. Benner 125 B. Briscoe .-. 163 ~ TM, Harulicno 124 Prank Baksa 130 Jirri McNeil 145 124-- 401 14(1-- 533 177-- 555 183 100 165 45 167 171 148 178-- 485 14B-- 464 ino -- 530 Buck Roberts 121-- 465; Bab Merrick IBS-- 476 Handicap ... HO 137-- 37- r i' 192 152-- 4ti!): Totals 84'i 1M 152 - 4K " S h a d V ' N o o k Gould 136 126 172-- 434 140 187-- 492 46 43-- 130 813 033--2589 124 124-- 371! J54 937 C62--27 Suets. H. PhiliDS 147 14R 143-- 43B'R. Dnlton 170 IL'fi i n n -- 435 ,1. TJunnuck 11.4 147 ISfl-- 430-11. Klaiss .. 112 20 .!;4-- 3Bfi W. Snvdcr 122 14" 174-- 4-1I) H a n d i c a o .. PS 90 03-- 286 Totals . , . . 770 7C4 R64--2418- Clerks ! D. Marsch 157 15 133-- 449 B - 'Marsch , 14;; 130 133-- 411 J- V. Hlrt , 12!) 127 136-- 392'"- Damron 12!i 1R4 15B-- .',51 J - A v u o 15!) lfi6 110-- 435 Handicao .. I l l 112 1 1 1 -- 3 3 4 ' _ , Totals . . . 844 926 Radio Hosoital 210 167 ins-115 211 140-223 200 17P-- 1B1 173 217-184 145 02 82 I'J- 1SB 147 111 176 1B3 173 139 85 -OS 133-- 412 1B4-- 422 138-- 497 185-- 497 85-- 280 Beaudrv Motors 045 S78 951 Marsch's Jewels 158 179 1!I8-- 533 148 129 172-- 449 , 161 132 175--468* 167 156 149-- 472i 131 126 118-- 375^ 33 82 83-- 2481 Smith Edcl . . I A. Younc C. Pnrter 12a 125 158-- 412 143 136 110-- 389 105 134 155 156 172 16S 180-- 419 Bullets Blast Bobcat Cagers c, 7.8; Enke, 3.4; total, 47. g, 5.4; Borodkin, g, Flagstaff: O'Dell, f, 15; Cisterna, f, 8.4; See, c, 12.2; Frealy, g, 7.2; Yurkovich, 2.2; total, 45, capers. All set plays were abandoned. Big Harry O'Hagin, a footballer with no previous basketball experience, was brought into play to give the light, lean Indians a little weight in the battle for rebounds. The new assault shattered Tucson's man-for-man defense and completely broke the back of Amphi high which paraded into town a decided favorite and left a bewildered, defeated enemy Now Coach Herrera has his fingers crossed. He is wondering if it wasn't all a fluke. He'll know jby Saturday night. HnmhcaD 153 152 153--671 Totals ,857 869 930--2869 Va! Verde T r a i l e r C o u r t B. Lnndmicr 130 137 126--303 The high-flying Dunbar Bullets remain unbeaten in the B division of the After School basketball league with a smashing 57-24 win yesterday over the Roskruge Bobcats on the Safford court. The confident Bullets went to work early and found it unnecessary to greatly exert themselves in roiling up their one-sided victory. Tommy Kelly and Arthur Marshall were the big guns in the Dunbar attack and scored 21 and 20 points respectively. High man for the losers was Ramon Castillo with seven. MS sis D87--2548 The up and coming Safford Panthers kept pace with the Bullets by overcoming a determined 46BJ Indian, school team, 40-36. The 'game was close all the way with 174-- 512 833 858 701--24"2 ; Yardmen · 15S 190 159-- 507i 14S 117 201-- 466 12H 124 120-- 37L'I IBS 14V. 17S-- 4«! 172 152 154-- 471!! tin flO !10-- 270: B. Keene Hnndicnn Totals . 131 134 135 13B 15R 849 do 897--2501 News Service 'SB 201 1,11 170 !?,(; 163 !7fi 1 1 1 159 IRIi 58 57 f!48 804 8S3--2545; Martins Druq :lanle 178 152 127--457 5 97 78 146-- 321 115 -- 115 351 173 146-- 470 ' 141; IKO ino! Goodman Auto Supply H^icTM .;..: .;:;·;::: io3_ io2_ ibS-jTM fc ^ TM£^ ·;;;;;:;;;;;; ? 5 J '« Totals -*e,ianVe:Eiect^o 80S MMi03 S: S±Ui'I::::::::::: IB IS n. Wie'bkin 200 180 144-- 524! *?· Walters Ifil ISO 137 155-- 423 162-- 431 181 -- 437 185 196 189-- 570 105 104 103-- 314 023 8f9 928-- 261S 146--534 171--482 If,!)- R4.1-S. Becmail . 182-- 513 C. VaiiRosscn 172-- 47 1 - f . B a i l o r 117-- .104! p Taimnus' " m i -- M G , Handican 58-- 172 169 162 203-- .134; 148 13!) 13S 357 133 66 66 158-- 497 153-- 430 Handicao Totals 93 94 156-- 493 175-- 496 the lead changing hands several times, but Eddie Rillos and Jesus Leon, who accounted for 24 points between them, were too potent for the Indian onslaught led by Indian Center Gleason Norris who found the hoop for 18 points. Catalina's Cyclones also were sporting a spotless record in the Texaco B league and added to their pres tige by downing the Amphitheatre 93-jMO Hotshots, 27-11. The game started 92s 89S 890-2614 out as a ding-dong affair and the winners had a bare two-point lead Totals Fat 5 .T. Piccr PT. Waencv .. J. Stevenson A. Batv R. Jaclcson Handicao 84 Totals 803 867 888 in7 1C. 7 148 130 145 H7 138 1;V 151 1HI 84 !H. Peterson 922 387 872--2660 ! J? or V'' Star-CitiJten ' H ,, c ?. i I'. Cnsnnoyn i T s -- a a r i c ; - Acosta iei 139 143--443! 126-- 418 w - Huehps 221 162 198-- 5R1 i XT 144-- 4 3 4 i R - Srllars 140 186 1 1 3 -- 4 3 0 ' 140-- 472.'HandicaD 49 50 43--148 , . otals 183 111 121 144 169-- 496 ins iat Isa at nalftim e, but the Cyclones tight 224 162-- 548 fined their potent defense during 150 151! 8!) 815 818 813 S4S-- 2474 151-- 459 SB-- 266 Tucson Laundry Peterson 146 192 147--485 ]65 131-- 481 Ankerson 3 lanson I.ovinir Andrews .. Hammonds Handlcao .. Totals ... 861 Streamliners 149 133 131 11 ii 154 163 199 138 17 162 194 200 67 06 67 nZ\ Totals 960 !11 837--2708 740--2594! So - Ariz. Bk. A Tr. Co. i F . S t n w p l l 149 140 148--437 .,, ,, n ! v -'- Schulmever 138 152 145--435 lid TM 2 | W - DeChok 158 145 170--473 '**-- · i ! l i i :K. .Tarvis l ^ f i i " i lHft^_ dm - 3 0 -- 5 4 7 : 1 7 S i i n t i n '·!.. MalJas 18! T. Overoeck 118 187 172--455 P. Smith 225 200 213--638 D. Moothart 145 173 138--456 Handlcau 80 S6 , 86-- 258 Totals 883 SS3 887--2753 Unit Laundry a 200: Toials 7 " S03 - 2582 . . . . 8 6 2 8 1 2 f l 7 3 - 2 0 4 ; i ,,_ jj . B r o o k s .'.... . 1 4 2 108 136-3B6!TM 11 i, * .,. , B - R - C - of A. No. 503 H. Drake 142 J22 134--403; _ M. OuihuLs isii 159 148-- 4 6 J ! W n s k o 152 179 1 3 6 -- 4 6 7 -- ! E. Carey 161 143 371-- 475..Term- 141 138 129-- 40R A xt ;· 12a !2r 93-- 347; B. Lawrence 128 147 145--420 A. McMmn 159 l!)2. 104-- 545; Handicao (in 100 99--290 C. Brouse 184 Hi6. 170--550^ . Handicao 67 66 B7-- 200' Totals 809 794 779--2382i _, , , · ---- -- -- i Roberts Dairy Supply i Totals -_-.L.MJ. 8SS 882 843--2580' Dick Heisey 156 141 1 8 5 -- 4 8 2 ] 157 42 150 32 150 121-- 4SO 165-- 457 Monday's Fights In Armory Ring The Copper gloves March of Dimes boxing show, slated for the tent on West Congress street Monday night, has been shifted to armory, according to promoter Ernie Lewis. He said that there was still work to be done on the inside of the tent and that he did not wish to 'postpone the 10-card event. The first fight is slated for 8:30 p.m. Sports Mirror BY ASSOCIATED PRESS Today A Year Ago-^Boxing Pro moter.Mike Jacobs announced the Joe Louis-Billy Conn heavyweight title fight would be In New York's Yankee stadium June 19. Three Years Ago--Fritzie Zivic former welterweight champion passed his draft examination. Five Years Ago -- Presiden Roosevelt urged the continuano of baseball during the war, sug gesting more night games. 40-25. Three Crusaders, Benn Wright, Bill Spaukling, and HaroL Wythey teamed up to knock of 10 points apiece for the North siders while Otto Verch dumped ii '· 9 for the losers. Uie second half and allowed the Hotshpts only one point during that time. Bill Alexander and Raymond Baldwin each picked up nine points for the Catalina team. In the lower B league the Ros- kruge Mitchell Furniture Spiders edged out the Mansfeld Blue Devils, 20-21, with Ray Vargas showing »vav as he scored 12 points. Ira 157 m H ^ i In the Middle C league, the SS loi 100 101--jjbi Peter Paul Crusaders turned ^L^'back the invading Safford Coyotes, 884 Rao Jnsl Received G. E. DISPOSAL UNITS Can Be Installed In Your Present Sink T1DNARSH ENGINEERING COMPANY 23 North .Main Phone 177 COMPLETE AUTO REPAIRING Carburetor -- Ignition -- Motor Tune-up Brake Service Durazzo's Downtown Service Free Parking While Your Car Is Being Serviced Corner of Church and Broadway Phone 717 NEW L o a n s on homes; 4% Loans on business property. 10-Vr. Term Loan Investment Service 1842 E. 6th St. Pb. 5798 Hoop Scores By ASSOCIATED PRESS EAST St. Josephs (Phlla) 56. Pennsylvania 52. Army 56, Williams 50. Navy 71. Gettysburg 39. Colgate 59. Rochester 45. MuhlenberK 47, Lafayette 40. Seton Hall 10. Providence 44. Columbia 50, Yale 39. Cornell 39. Canisius 36. Bates 61. Bowdoin 42. Penn State 52, Bucknell 45. Fordham 41. Villanova 3B. Franklin-Marshall 63. Junlata 48. Washington-Jefferson 65. Muskinguin 59. Carne«ie Tech 51, Case 43. Rhode Island State 06, Brown 71. Potomac State 60. Dnvis-Elkins 64, Rutgers 85. LehiRh 53. Colby 52. Maine 45. ' Wesleyan 52, Sprintifield 45. Vermont 64, Norwich 40. Trinity (Conn) 60. Amherst 46. MIDWEST Butler 58. Western Reserve 53. Cincinnati 53. Miami (Ohio) 48. Ohio Wesloyan 70. Wittcnberc 67, Chicago 59. Illinois Tech 32. Kansas Wesleyan 58. Bethany (Kas) 3D. Whcaton 61. Lake Forest (111) 47. SOUTH Duke 65, Wake Forest 32. South Carolina 62. The Citadel 35. North Carolina State 69, Clemson 21. St. Louis 52. Georgetown univ 42. G-eorjjia Tech 55. Auburn 42. Miss State 52. Mississippi 31. Western Maryland 48. Catholic univ 37. Johns Hopkins 63, Washington (Md) 57. Hampden-Sydney 47, Randolph-Macon Eastern Kentucky 74, Morehead (Ky) Western Kentucky 83, Havana 55. SOUTHWEST Texas 56, Southern Methodist 38. Arkansas 63. Texas Christian 53. Baylor 59. Texas Asfiles 51. New Mexico 68, Texas Mines 56. 6t. Mary's (Tex) 57. Texas AM 60. FAR WEST Washington 69. Idaho 49. College of Idaho 44. Boise J. C 39. Santa Barbara 47. Los Angeles Loyola Bantam Ben, suffering from a sore shoulder, finished out of the money for the first time in more ,han 50 tries at the Crosby affair-but he figures to be on his stick or this one. As the unwieldy field of 152 amateurs and professionals teed off ,he name of Dick Metz was missing. He was the golfer involved in an altercation with tournament direc- ,or Fred Corcoran during the Del Monte play. He wired in that he would be unable to attend. By failing to take any action on the Metz-Corcoran feud at a meeting last night, the PGA players by-passed the scrap as a personal affair. Corcoran attended the meeting, but Metz failed to show. The classy field has all the makings of presenting some- of the finest golf ever seen on this regular stop of the winter golf caravan. Hogan's greatest competition is expected to come from a quartet composed of Harold "Jug" McSpaden, who burned up the course with a practice round of 35-33--68 yesterday; Lloyd Mangrum, national open champion, who is a! belated entry; George Fazio, leading money winner of the short 1947 season and co-winner of first! place at the Crosby tournament; | and Toney Penna, defending Rich-! mond champion, who takes a particular liking to this course. Among the other top perform- | ers are Jim Ferrier, former Australian champion now playing out of Chicago; Vic Ghezzi, former PGA champion; Denny . Shute, greying stylist from Akron, O.; Jimmy Demaret, colorful Houston, Tex., pro, who nearly always is among the top money-winners; and Bob Hamilton, 1!)44 PGA champion. The amateur contingent also is well represented with three members of the recently-named U.S. Walker cup team participating-Marvin "Bud" Ward, former national amateur champion; Frank Stranahan, the Toledo, O., muscleman; and Skee Riegel, Glendale, Calif. Today's play cuts the field to 100, and after tomorrow's competition, the low 60 will play the final two days. St. David Leads Triple S League Undefeated in five starts, St. David leads the Southern SmtM School basketball league by a full * game over once-beaten Willcox and Marana. Top individual scorer Is Bob*Honea of Marana with a 16.4 average per game. Gabriel Guzman, Bowie is second with 14.9. League Standings W I St. David 5 0 Marana 4 1 Willcox 4 i Benson 3 3 Bowie 3 4 Patagonia 2 3 Ariz. Deaf Sch 1 4 Tombstone 0 6 . Pet 1.000 .809 .800 .500 .429 .400 ' .200 .000 American farmers reap about one million tons of rice annually, but domestic consumption is only one- third of that; the balance is exported. A N X C A R WASHED 78c SfMONIKED $3.0« O S C A R ' S TEXACO SERVICE Congress Main t'hone 6846 RUTH REvSTLEvSS NEW YORK, Jan. 16 (iP)--Babe Ruth, baseball's home run king who underwent a delicate neck operation at French hospital on Jan. 3, had a restless night and his condition today was reported only fair. Yesterday he had been reported "greatly improved." shdft · MACHINE. B · FARM IMPLEMENTS · HARDWARE · PUMPS · RANCH SUPPLIES 33 S. Sixth Ave. Pb. 680 Generators--Starters--Magneto* Sales and Service Expert Electrical Service and Motor Tune-op. Electric Motors Rewound AUTO-PLANE ELECTRIC 441 B. 9tb. Phone 651» Arizona Mortuary, Inc Fh0M T T Bwt A Complete Funeral to Meet Every Income VKRTTA TOCCM. Rejects Contract; Caught By Cupid PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 16. UP)-Del Ennis, major league baseball's 1946 "rookie of the year," has turned down a $12,000 Philadelphia Phillies contract--a 120 per cent wage increase over last year--but the star outfielder insists he's not a holdout. The 21-year-old Ennis, though failing to come to terms with the Blue Jay management yesterday, did sign another contract. Cupid, in the person of Lenor Claar, 21, nabbed him as the pair obtained a marriage license at Philadelphia's city hall. WANTED! GUNS-RIFLES Highest Prices Paid We have a Limited Supply of 12 Gauge and .410 Shells ROGERS JEWELRY and SPORTING GOODS 37 West Congress CASH CARRY Dresses .... 80c Trousers .. 32c Suits 64c W A L L I S CLEANING SERVICE 435 East Ninth St. Phone 807. Thirty yean n a long time -- and, in t*l«- brating our 30th Annivenory, we're giving) ·very uswl car and trailercoadi buyw «n ·xlra $30 dltcount. Thh discount it In addition to oar already low print -- low, at Itatt undV nnn«l FINE AUTOMOBILES TRAILER HOMES LeoLCarril!o,Jr Manager 901 S. Sixth Ave. Phone 7673 Enjoy a cheery fire with *Pre*»to4oe*' i Peoples Fuel Feed Co. [127 W. 5th Phone 144 Sunday, Jan. 19th \\ \ \ / / / / ? 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