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Sports This Week By SAM RAGAN This week’s sport card for Wilmington carries several big events as a prelude to the opening of the Golden Gloves tournament next Monday. And while the rest of the sports minded are casting their eyes on the events close at hand, the Golden Glovers will be tapering off in their gym on North Front street for their fist-slinging debut. Tuesday night is the big night for this week. In fact, it is the one big night. The New Hanover boxers will tangle with the Whiteville pugs in a match that should be a good one so far as slamberoo is concerned. Miller s Cara And to make things equal, Mike Miller is offering a dual boxing match-wrestling match at Legion B. -dium on the same night. Just to make the program well rounded the New Hanover Wild cats will resume their conference wars tomorrow night with a game inrith Rocky Mount in the Railroad city. And here is a time you shouldn’t sell the Wildcats short, as we believe they have a good chance of upsetting the Blackbirds. These events are the standout sports events of the week and will serve to sharpen the appetites of the fans for the three big nights of fist-slinging at the New Han Over gym next week. Will He Repeat? One of the leading entrants in the Golden Gloves tournament yes terday was Jack Bryan, 16 years of age and weighing 100 pounds— the son of Tubby Bryan, Wilming ton fireman and one-time fighter in the professional ranks from this Section. Whether or not Jack can live up Jo the standards of his illustrious father in the ring is a question, fiut with an old-timer who was father handy with his dukes giv ing him pointers, he should be bet ter than average. ; Jack will be entered in the novice fclass and fans are warned to be on the lookout for some fancy fist This and That The Golden Gloves tournament lost one of its boxers via the ice route this week . . . Mack Penney, Cf Carolina Beach, slid on the ice and cracked a brace of ribs on the Curb. , . Banks McFadden, Clem ton’s All-American football player, will be awarded the Lewis E. Teague Memorial trophy at a ban quet in Charlotte tonight. . . Mc Fadden was voted the most out standing amateur athlete in the Carolinas for the year 1939. . . Just received the handbook of the American Legion’s Junior baseball program for 1940 and reminds us that Wilmington should be able to trot a right fair team on the field this year. . . George Glamack, Carolina’s six-foot, five-inch center, has scored 238 pornts in his first 13 games this season for an aver age of 18 a night. . . And that brings up the question of whether Wake Forest or Clemson will be able to halt his scoring this week and end Carolina’s long victory streak. . . Winter (or maybe they call it spring) football drills will get under way in several sections this week. . . State teams may wait until this sub-normal weather clears before tossing the pigskin about. . , The Landis baseball rul ings are going to leave a lot of minor league clubs out on the •well known limb this year because of the recall of working agree ments and manager and player drafts. VILLMER, LEVER TO BATTLE HERE jGrapplers To Don Boxing Gloves For Ten-Round Bout At Stadium Tuesday Night Some fast and fancy slugging is expected to be injected into, the weekly sports program at Legion etadiui.i tomorrow night when Dick Lever, of Nashville, Tenn., and Ray yilimer, of St. Louis, don boxing gloves for a ten-round set-to in the ring. The two grapplers who fought to It bitter end last week, with Lever Winning bv decisions, decided to try the boxing method in an attempt to Bettle the much-discussed contro versy as to who is the better man in the ring. Both men are handy with their flukes as has been shown in ring performances before and in fact be fore they turned to the mat game iboth seriously considered entering the ranks of professional boxing as a career. Lever, as in previous mat battles, Will be in the role of the villain, and Vilimer will again be the fair laired boy- Last week the fans al most chased Lever from the build ing, claiming that he fouled Vilimer. Dave Cone is expected to referee the bout. The wrestling program will pit hefty John Grandovitch, southern heavyweight champion, against Ar thur Marshall, a newcomer, from Chicago, 111. Mike Miller, promoter of the bouts, has announced that no wres tling matches will t e held next week because of the staging of the Golden Gloves tournament. An Interesting Hobby! Model Boat & Airplane Building Models—10c up PICKARDS 209 Market St. Phone 862 Fishing Club To Meet In Courthouse Tonight The New Hanover Fishing club, the largest in America, will hold its annual meeting in the recorder’s courtroom at the courthouse tonight at 7:45 o’clock, at which time officers for the coming year will be elected and plans for the 1940 season will be made. Albert Keels, president, will preside over the meeting, and refreshments will be served. Prizes awarded by the club and the state department of conservation and development will be awarded at the meeting. Paul T. Marshburn, winner of the prize for the largest blue fish caught in 1939, will re ceive the award at that time. The club has more than 1,000 members from every point in the country. __ CAGE LEADERS POP UP OVER NATION All Loops Except Southern And Southeastern Have One Team Away Out Front NEW YORK, Jan. 28—CPI—Like a man on a tight-rope, they may not be up there very long, but col lege basketball leaders popped up like mushrooms in almost every sector of the country in a week when there wasn’t much of a sche dule. Practically everywhere but in the throat-cutting Southern and South eastern conferences where anything still can happen, the race becomes a chase as mid-year examinations cut down the play enough to clarify the basketball, as well as the academic, picture. In the Southwest and the Mis souri Valley, Texas and Oklahoma Aggies both used an idle week to strengthen their titular claims as busy opponents had their records further marred with defeats. But in the rest of the regions it wasn’t quite that simple. Princeton has played and won one game and leads the Ivy league, but must play second place Dart mouth and third place Yale this week. S'uper-heated excitement also looms in the Southern conference where North Carolina, winner of 13 straight has a vicious schedule with Wake Forest and Clemson’s 1939 champions this week, and in the nearby Southeastern loop whore Mississippi State has to get roiling or be swamped by fast-moving Ala bama and Tennessee. Missouri in the Big Six, like Utah State in the Rocky Mountain Big Seven, can see trouble ahead, though temporarily on top. Okla homa still has title aspirations and plays Missouri Monday and in the Rockies Utah State seems to have another week of grace, but had better watch out for Colorado and possibly Utah. t>oui u. fc>. C. and Oregon State on the Pacific coast appear to have enough power to win breezing. In independent circles, New York university stayed atop the Metro politan heap by winning its eighth in a row, Long Island stopped Michigan State for its 14th win in in tries, Pa.izer of East Orange, N. J., boasts a 31 game winning streak, and Notre Dame looms as a. great threat after that 56-27 de cision over Northwestern. Browns’ Catcher Applies For Jobless Insurance SCRANTON. Pa., Jan. 28.—Gp)— Joe Glenn, catcher for the St. Louis Browns, said today he had applied in New York for $15 week ly unemployment insurance bene fits in order to aid a needy church in nearby Dickson City, his home town. Glenn, a member of the New York Yankees in 1!)38, declared, “I wasn't even familiar with the fact 1 had any money coming, but when an acquaintance brought it to my attention I decided to apply with the idea of helping my parish. I did so through the Pennsylvania bureau and received tfotice to come down and sign the necessary pap ers. I delayed for a couple weeks • . . and have not secured any money to date.” .Monsignor Stanley Szpotanskl, of St. Mary’s parish, explained: "Joe promised to help us with every dollar he secured. He felt as long as he had it coming, and we need ed money urgently, it would be serving an excellent purpose. I don t think Joe should be criticized for attempting to do a good turn." GG BOXERS START FINAL _ - . ^ ^ ± 4r ★ ★ ★★★ ★ ★ * ■ FIGHTERS APPEAR IN TOP CONDITION Seven Teams To Be Entered In Meet Which Opens Next Monday Night Wilmington’s boxing contingent will begin its week of tapering off drills at its gym tonight in prepara tion for the opening of the annual Star-News-Brigade Golden Gloves tournament at the New Hanover high school gymnasium next Mon day night. Team trainers report that a ma jority of the local boxers who will vie for the team trophy in the tour ney are already in top condition. The open and novice division teams of Wilmington will be com peting with teams from the follow ing places for the trophy: the Bel mont Abbey team, the Lumberton group, White Lake CCC camp, Col lie Ostwalt’s "Wild Indians” of Belmont, the Red Shield club of Charlotte, and Tiny Taylor’s team from Chapel Hill. r-hipf nmnnir the local fighters who will have a hard road to travel this week in making his weight is Henry Gilliken, who apparently seems destined to fight in the welterweight class. Ed Flora is already down to his weight as a lightweight and Red Clubb is in peak form for the light heavy class. Jimmy Swann, the fly weight, is ready for the gong now, his trainers report. Walter Hulak will have to work off a pound or two this week to make his weight, but the remainder of the team members seem to be about ready for the meet to begin. The team trophy will be award ed to the boxing team placing the most men on the Atlanta team. If two teams tie in this, the team that has the most second place fighters will receive the trophy. Golden Gloves officials have esti mated that close to 80 fighteTS will participate in the three-day tourna ment, with bouts in every weight division promised. Officials said that tho tournament will open with some class fighting and continue for its duration. All members of the tourney com mittee claim that this year s meet will be the fastest and best ever staged here. Tickets for the tournament are selling rapidly and present indica tions are that all but general ad mission tickets will be sold by the opening of the first night's fisti cuffs. Tickets may be secured from any member of the Senior Frater nity or. at the Star-News office. APPALACHIANTOPS NORTH STATE LOOP Elon Cagers In Second Spot With High Point Relegated To Third Place BOONE, Jan. 28.—W—Appalach ian's basketball team stopped High Point college’s 12-game winning streak last night with a 62-43 vic tory that sent the Mountaineers ahead in the Nort.- State confer ence race with six victories and no defeats. Meanwhile the Elon Christians slid into the second slot by doubl ing the score over Western Caro lina 56 to 28. The High Point Pan thers, long-time loop defenders, settled into third place. The games this week: Elon vs. Atlantic Christian at Wilson tomorrow and Tuesday nights; Guilford vs. Catawba at Salisbury Tuesday night; Elon vs. High Point at Elon Thursday; Ap palachian vs. Guilford at Boone Thursday; Guilford vu. Western Carolina at Cullowhee Friday; Ap palachian vs. High Point at Boone Saturday, and Guilford vs. Lenoir Rhyne at Guilford Saturday. Team W L Pet. Appalachian ___ 6 0 1000 Elon - 3 0 1000 High Point _ 4 1 800 W. C. T. C. .. 4 2 60 5 Catawba ___ 2 5 286 Atlantic Christian _ 1 4 200 Lenoir Rhyne _— 1 6 112 Guilford __- 0 4 000 Apostoli, Bettina To Fight Friday Night NEW YORK, Jan. 28.—(AO—Fight fans have plenty to hold their inter est on this week’s national boxing program. Headlining the list is a 15-round return mutch between Fred Apos (oli, former middleweight champion from Ban Francisco, and Melio Bet tina, ex-llghtheavy king from Bea con, N. Y-, at Madison Square Gar den Friday night. A.postoli took a twelve-round decision in their first meeting earlier this month. Valentin Campo.o, South Ameri can heavyweight champion, makes his American debut at Newark, N J., tomorrow night against Jim Robin son of Philadelphia in a ten-rounder. Lou Ambers, lightweight champion from Herkimer, N. Y., and A1 Hos tak, N. B. A. middleweight champion from eSattle, both go in non-title bouts tomorrow night. Ambers takes on Wally HallV, from Los Angeles, at Providence, R- I., and I-Iostak clashes with Tony Zale of Gary, Ind., at Chicago. Both are ten-rounders. Carolina Holds Lead In Southern Cage Lo0p| QUINT HAS WON SIX LOOP TILTS White Phantoms Meet Wake Forest, Clemson This Week; Duke In Second Spot RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 28,—<JP)— The examination deadlock on South ern conference basketball courts will lift partially this week for ten family games, including two stiff tests for the undefeated University of North Carolina club. Carolina's White Phantoms have rolled up thirteen victories in a row, including six decisions over loop rivals. The record against cir cuit foes shows 326 points, an aver age of 54.3 per game, to 224 points for opponents of the sharpshooting Chapel Hill squad. Wake Forest’s Deacons will toss the first threat at this perfect slate on Tuesday and on Saturday North Carolina travels to Clemson for a meeting with the defending cham pions of the conference. Duke slipped into second place in. the standings last week by downing Wake Forest while Maryland was losing to Clemson. Duke has a 5-1 record in the loop and Washington and Lee ranks third with three wins against one defeat. Maryland and Clemson are tied for the fourth spot with five tri umphs each in seven games. The eight leading teams at the close of the season will participate in the annual title tournament at Raleigh, N. C- Other squads in the top bracket today are Richmond, Wake Forest and The Citadel. Maryland’s traveling team meets South Carolina Monday night and Duke on Tuesday. The Terrapins have broken even on their current trip defeating N. C. State Friday but losing to Clemson 48-30 on Sat urday. Another scrap tomorrow night will find William and Mary, beaten by a total of three points by Richmond and The Citadel, play ing at Furman. N. C. State meets Duke on Thurs day and The Citadel plays at South Carolina and Virginia Tech goes to Richmond o n Friday. Saturday games will bring together The Cita del and Davidson and Virginia. Tech and William and Mary. Duke leaves the conference for an intersectional battle against Penn in Philadelphia. Southern conference standings: W L Pts. P.A. North Carolina_ 6 0 326 224 Duke _ 5 1 264 218 Wash, and Lee_ 3 1 149 110 Maryland _ 5 2 267 244 Clemson _ 5 2 335 270 Richmond _ 2 1 87 100 Wake Forest _ 5 3 368 297 Citadel _ 3 2 175 203 Furman _ 2 3 171 212 Davidson - 2 5 251 302 South Carolina_ 1 3 123 148 Will, and Mary_ 0 2 68 71 Virginia Tech - 0 4 113 171 V. M. I. _ 0 4 114 159 N. C. State_ 0 6 213 295 WHITEVILLEPUGS WHIP LAKE VIEW Columbus Lads Chalk Up 5 1-2 To 3 1-2 Victory In Rough Friday Night Meet WHITEVILLE, Jan. 28. — The Whiteville High school boxing team chalked up another victory Friday night, winning over the Lake View, S. C-, team there by 5 1-2 to S 1-2. The next meet will be against the New Hanover High school mittmen Tuesday night. Friday night’s meet almost turned into a free-for-all, after the referee had ruled that M. Powell fouled Moore, Lake View boy, and awarded the decision to the Palmetto lad. Results of the meet were: Inman, 80, of Whiteville, decision ove. Rogers, 86. Altman, 97, of Lake View, de cision over S. Stanley, 97 Woodle, 98, of Lake View, decision over H. D. Stanley, 100. Thomas, 118, of Whiteville, deci sion over Prevatt, 120. Williamson, 118, of Whiteville, and Brogden, 118, draw. Wooten, 135, of Whiteville, de cision over Atkinson, 141. Moore, 129, of Lake View, de cision over M. Powell, 132. Cooke, 136, of Whitevile, k. o.l over D. Atman, 141. David, 144, of Whiteville, decision over Gaddy, 145. City Of Savannah Is Towed Into New York NEW YORK, Jan. 28.— UR —Bat tered by heavy seas for 26 hours in an 85-mile an hour gale and with her rudder post smashed, the City of Savannah, 5,426-ton coastwise vessel, was towed into port today. She left Savannah Jan. 22 for New York and Boston and the fol lowing morning the storm struck. After her rudder post was broken the morning of Jan. 24, she floun dered until help arrived, Capt. Ray mond G. Kent said. There were no injuries among the crew of 46. It was planned to put the vessel into dry dock here for repairs. She is owned by the Savannah line. K Tough Guy This Golden Glover Jimmie Casteen, who will hit the Golden Glo?es scales at 135 pounds next Monday when the fighters weigh for the brackets, may look like one of the dead-end kids in this photo, bit Jimmie happens to be one of the nicest lads ever to enter the local Golden Glove tour ney. This is Jimmie's second year, and he should end up somewhere near the championship class. Here Casteen is giving the heavy bag at the GG gym a workout as he adds dynamite ti his right and left mitts. Oliver Captures Crosby Open With ScoreOf 135 Hornell Pro Wins First Major Golf Prize; Ghezzi Finishes In Second Place Dth MAR. Calif., Jan. 28—<iP) [Risky Ed (Porky) Oliver of Hor Kll. N. Y., captured liis first maj ir golf prize today—the fourth an nual $3,000 Bing Crosby Open with 1 36-hole score of 68-67—135. Rilling in ahead of a fog that ilanketed the Rancho Sante Fe ■oui'se and the largest gallery In he history of the tournament, the 13-year-old, 200-pound professional ended the tour nine strokes under par 72 and collected top money of 5500, Tie former Rhode Island shot maker finished three strokes in front of Vic Ghezzi. Deal. N. J-, and four shots ahead of Ben Ho gar, White Plains, N. Y.. and Harold McSpaden. Winchester, Mass. Oliver entered the final round tied with McSpaden and National Amateur Champion Marvin (Bud) Ward, Spokane. Wash., with 68, and with eleven pros pressing one stroke behind, but he signalled his triumph on the first nine holes with a 33, three under par, and came on in with 34. Ward fell back with an individ ual 74 for 142, and Bruce McCor mick. Los Angeles’ former national public links champion, took ama teur medal honors with 72-68—140. It was a rough day for many of tha tmn-nnmont stars. National Open Champion Byron Nelson did not turn in his card, nor did Cliff Spencer, Washington, D. C., pro, who led the first half of the field Friday with a G9. In the pro-amateur best hall competition, Johnny Geort~en, young Salt Lake City pro and Amateur Russell Osgood of Pan Diego won wdth a score of 6G-G3— 129. The score brought Gcertsen MOO. One stroke behind wrere Ky Laffoon, Chicago pro, and Pat Abbott, Pasadena amateur and for mer national public links ruler. Featured teams included Ty Cobb and Benny Hogan of White Plains, N, Y. The two had a best bill of VO-66—1 36 and Hogan an individual V1-6S—139. Rice Named Outstanding Runner In Prout Meet BOSTON, Jan. 28—CPI—Although additional proof that the younger generation of tracksters is eclipsing the long reigning stars appears superfluous, Boston track writers provided it today by voting Gregory Rice of Notre Dame the outstanding competitor in the annua] Prout meet. Pie won the Larrivee two mile in 9:01.7 last night. In their balloting for the Fritz gerald Memorial Trophy, the writ ers considered only two men—Rice who out-distanced Don Lash, the indoor world record holder, and Shuck Fenske of Wisconsin, who subjected the great Glenn Cunning ham to his second Boston setback n two weeks. Rice s margin over Fenske in the aoll was only a single vote, 5 1-2 ° * and H was the first time nat the experts ignored Cunning 1am and Lash in their selections or this a.vuid. MILLROSE GAMES MAY SHOW UPSET Cunningham’s Defeat, Other Factors Point To Wide Open Indoor Track Season NEW YORK, Jan. 28 —(iP)—What further proof was needed that this is to be a wide-open indoor track season was driven home time and again by the flying feet which pounded the board tracks of Boston and Brooklyn last night. Included in the results of Bos ton's Prout games and the Metro politan A. A. U. championships were Glenn Cunningham's second defeat of the winter at one mi:e; a thumping licking for Don Lash at two miles; the emergence of Sanford (the Flying Fireman) Goldberg as a major contender at 880 and 1,000 yards, and added evidence that Johnny Quigley, Manhattan college freshman, definitely belongs in the 400 to 600-yard upper crust. Two major indoor miles have been run, and Cunningham has been beat en in both. The fact that Gene Venzke beat him.the lirst time and Chuck Fenske the second makes the big miles still to come even more of a gamble. venzke, whipped by Goldberg in the “Met” 1,000 in meet record time, and Fenske, whose 4:10.3 was the second-fastest mile ever run in Boston, will be on the line against Cunningham next Saturday night in the Wanamaker mile of the Mill rose games that open the Madison Square Gai’den season. With them will be Archie San Romani, Sugar Bowl winner who was third in Bos ton; California's Lou Zamperini, No. 1 man outdoors in 1939 who needs time to get used to the boards, and Les MacMitchell, New York U. sophomore who will take his first crack at the “big shots-” As far as favorites are concerned, the two-mile field will be in a simi lar state of confusion, created by the thoroughness with which Notre Dame's Greg Rice whipped Lash last night in time bare seconds slower than the Indiana cop’s in door record. Farm-To-Market Roads Advocated In Virginia RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 28.—CP)— Senator Aubrey G. Weaver, one of the patrons of the bill providing for a new setup of the state highway systems, said today a provision would be added to the measure calling for the expenditure of not less than $7,000,000 each fiscal year on the farm-to-market roads. This provision, Senator Weaver said, would assure the various counties “that their roads will re ceive at least the amount they are now receiving.” The minimum amount would be $7,000,000, but a larger sum could be expended on the farm-to-market, or secondary roads, if required. : Landis’ Ruling Cause I For Big Baseball R0w| Battle Over Rule That tv0lliJ Do Away With Farm Sys. tem Looms On Front By TOAI siu;u CHICAGO, Jan. 2S,_lP,_b ball’s battle lines are being p '' up for one of the most off-the-dlamond conflicts in the*'? year old history of the game Many years ago baseball’s per« tent Kenesaw Mountain i ,? told the clubs he did not like 77 store operations, contending ^ a setup encouraged rules violaitr' in handling players and that p players were not given an f7 break. I But when the commissioner r, ed his voice against farm Sy77 its adherents described them as 7 "savior" of minor league baseW They asked how the game cc survive if the minors withered The venerable Landis ansueiy them three days ago—with a rt\i. lutionary plan that still lias 7 baseball talking — and thir.kij; Briefly, the plan would do a7 with farm systems by prohibiting a club from optioning players 7 and by requiring them to obtai players only by outright possess®. It also provided for annual subs., dies to class B, C, and D leap, clubs. ine reactions to ms suggest*:, have been many and varied. Sort have criticized it severely k: enough others have praised it indicate they think highly of it at.: would back Landis in an effort: install the system, an admitted long and involved undertaking, 1; could not be established quickly k: doubtless would take several yean of discussion, compromise and ef fort. Landis has solid backing by mart big league teams and probably nut. in the larger minor league outfits Already seven major league clubs —Chicago White Sox and Cubs Philadelphia Phillies and Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Cleveland and St Louis Browns—have okayed tie idea. W. C. Tuttle, Pacific Coast league president, is one of his strongest supporters in the minors. Tint;* said he “wholeheartedly favored in aim of the Landis plan,' and aid ed: "I am in favor of breaking up chains. They too frequently 'freer young players and keep them classifications below where ft belong.” President Leo T. Miller of Indianapolis American Associate club said “The thing that discour it in my mind is that its opera. would be bound to meet with pie ty of discord among individu^ operators.” He stated it -• socialize the B. C. and D l!a”v and remove initiative and endtj'. from the majors and larger J: President Trammell Scott of Southern Association said he s* nnthinrr to be excited about. "Landis is going to get a *>-• spread and sharp reaction aiw “ soon as he finds out wliat bar men think about the plan, iron it out—find a happy mc'"' that won’t hurt baseball Manager Tommy Thomas of !• Baltimore club and a spokesma for the Buffalo club, both in - International league, said the 1 ■■ would give clubs a wider select* of players. President J. Alvin Gardner c Texas league declined to commeo and President George Trautnian -- the American Association available. , , Ed Barrow, powerful president - the New York Yankees, an oK^ zation which has developed practices to a high degree- ^ ciency, has kept a discreet »•> since Landis announced the . Branch Rickey, head ol the • Louis Cards’ far-flung farm n ••• however described the propo---1 "radical” and too expensive 01 larger minor league outfits. Sound waves of violent sions travel much faster than mal until they reach a able distance, then they slou to a constant speed. ( Feb. 5-6-7 TICKETS NOW ON ^ Marshburn Wins Prize For Largest Bluefish RALEIGH, Jan. 29— WB—B. M. Short of Detroit, Mich., won the state-wide first prize—a punch bowl, serving tray and 18 cups—for the largest chan nel bass caught in the North Carolina surf casting tourna ment, the department of con servation and development an nounced today. Paul T. Marshburn of Wil mington won first prize—an ice bowl, sandwich tray, 12 glasses and 12 coasters—for the larg est bluefish. The prize-winning channel biss was caught in the surf at Hatteras inlet, and weighed 46 pounds. The bluefish was caught off Mason’s inlet and weighed two pounds and 14 ounces. Other prize-winners follow: J. A. Sailing of Wilmington; L. C. Godfrey, of Wilmington; George B. Canady, of Wilming ton ; William J. Klys, of Al bany, N. Y.; Robah Dean, of Colfax, and the Rev. Paul G. Kenny, of Kannapolis. DURHAM ASSUMES CAGE LOOP LEAD Wilmington To Play Rocky Mount There Tuesday Night In Class A Game CHAPEL HILL, Jan. 29. — Eight Class ,A contests, headlined by the High Point-Charlotte game at Charlotte Tuesday, feature a 35 game program for the state’s high school basketball team.!: this week, Secretary E. R. Rankin of the North Carolina High School Ath letic association announced today. The High Point-Charlotte game matches the two\undefeated leaders in the Western Class A conference and the winner will automatically take over first place in the league standings. Other Class A games are as fol lows: East — Tuesday; Raleigh at Dur ham; Friday: Wilson at Raleigh and Wilmington at Rocky Mount. West — Tuesday: Salisbury at Greensboro; Frida}': Charlotte at Salisbury, Winston-Salem at Gas tonia, and Greensboro at High Point. Durham’s Bulldogs took undis puted possession of first place in the Eastern Class A race by run ning over Wilson 48 to 18. State champions for the past two seasons, they were never pressed by the pre viously unbeaten Wilson entry. Raleigh and Greensboro fared poorly in their Class A debuts. The Capital city quint suffered a 32-26 defeat while Greensboro received a 28-17 setback at the hands of Win ston-Salem. Class B teams will continue their unusually heavy schedules by en gaging in 17 games this week. Ma:t' Class C teams will be playing to settle group championships. Class A standings: Eastern Team Won Lost Pet. Durham _ 2 0 1.000 Wilson . 2 1 .667 Rocky Mount_ 1 2 .333 Wilmington _ 0 1 .000 Raleigh _ 0 1 .000 Western Team Won Lost Pet. High Point _ 2 0 1.000 Charlotte - 1 0 1.000 Winston-Salem _ 2 1 .667 Salisbury _ 1 2 .333 Greensboro _ 0 1 .000 Gastonia _ 0 2 .000 Patty Berg To Stage Comeback Trial Today CORAL GABLES', Fla., Jan. 28— UP) — Ratty Berg of Minneapolis, queen of the fairways until an ap pendectomy forced her to abdicate, begins a comeback tomorrow against a star-studded golf field that includes both finalists in the last National Women’s Champion ship. Miss Berg was a strong favorite tonight to score her fifth consecu tive victory ii the Miami Biltmore tournament despite a seven-month layoff and the presence of the cur rent national champion, Betty Jameson of San Antonio, Texas, and Atlanta’s Dorothy Kirby, who was runnerup to Miss Jameson. In warming up for this tourna ment Patty demonstrated she had lost none of her old skill by turning in several par scores of 82. Yes terday, her game as fiery as her hair, the freckled little athlete shot a fine 79, equaling the competitive course record set by Maureen Or cutt and tied by Miss Kirby in last year’s qualifying round. Lake Ladoga, mentioned in Rus so-Finnish war dispatches, begins to freeze as early as October. By Janu ary 1, even the deeper sections are frozen oVer. Temperature changes and winds often raise ice walls as high as SO feet on Ladoga'* slicres.