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‘Pretty Good* By SAM RAGAN Wilmington sports fans, who are usually bothered with an inferiority complex so far as local teams are con cerned, are all hepped up over the victory of the local Golden Glovers in the Southeastern United States tour nament in Atlanta. . “The Wilmington boys did pretty good, is the usual comment. And “pretty good” it is, for winning the team championship while placing three champions against a field of 203 amateur boxers representing about the bes't m simon-pure pugilism of the South, speaks well of the local Glovers. Manley-Coached Personally we hardly expected any more than two of the six-man team to win regional titles in the tournament, thinking that would be a good percentage. But coming through with three championships speaks w ell of their coach and teach er—Father James A. Manley- The coaching of Father Manley can be held responsible for the good show ing of the team and a Manley-coach ed team has come to command re spect in the southern city of "Gone With the Wind.’’ Atlanta sports writers in com menting on the Wilmington fighters said a team coached by Father Man ley is hard to beat. And it was. ’Cats And Caps Probably a new low in scoring for Eastern Class A conference High school basketball teams was set for the season in Raleigh yesterday af ternoon when the Capitals defeated the New- Hanover Wildcats 21-iO. Durham held Wilson to tight points in a game e..rlier in the sea y , but the Bulls themselves scored above the 40 mark. The ’Cats evidently reached t.neir j peak here Tuesday night when they j scored 29 points against Duiham. Otherwise it's hard to understand how nine men could stay on a basketball court that long and not score mere than 10 points. Odds And Ends Brooklyn, they say, is becoming the "ninth’’ American league club and National loop teams have been warned that Larry MacPhail is slip ping one over on them . . . With the purchase of Joe Vosmik from the Boston Red lox, the Dodger roster shows at least 11 men who have served in the American league . . . Last year the Dodgers, a band ft castoffs, showoffs and both age and youth, ended up in third place and this year they look even better » . . They’ve quit laughing at Larry .MacPhail nowr . . . Much criticism is being directed at the national guard here for monopolizing the Cape Fear armory . . . The price they usually ask for the armory for the staging of any athletic events is usually toq prohibitive for use by local teams . . • Glenward Blomme plans to take his tennis players out on the court before many more days and begin warming up for an other onslaught for the state cham pionship. Seton Hall Games To Be Held At Newark Monday NEWARK, X. J., Feb. 1C.—— The indoor track center will shift to Xew Jersey Monday night as the na tion’s outstanding runners meet in the 13th annual Seton Hall college games at the Newark armory. Highlighting a stellar card will bo a renewal of the Glenn Cunningham Chuck Fenske feud. The two rivals, ■who have clashed several times this season over the mile route, will match strides in a special 1,000-yard event with Sanford Goldberg, New York's “Fighting Fireman,” and Lou Burns of the 69th regiment. New York A. A. The J. B- Reilly mile will bring to gether Archie San Romani, 1939 Metropolitan mile champion; Leslie Mac Mitchell, New York university ace; Lou Zamperini, 1938, national collegiate A. A. titlist; Phil Graves, Georgetown, and Carmen Bova, Seton Hall. Croatan Steeplechase ' Scheduled For March 16 ir - J SOUTHERN PINES, Feb. 16.—UP) Twenty fleet four-year-olds who have yet to taste victory In brush fence racing will go to the post ex actly a month from today to compete for the $1,000 prize awaiting the win ner of the Croatan Steeplechase. This race is an added feature of the sixth annual race meeting of the Sand Hills Steeplechase and Racing association to be held at the Barber estate course midway betwen South ern Pines and Plnehurst March 16. ruuMpkitP* FENSKE FAVORED IN BAXTER MILE Wisconsin Miler’s Duel With Cunningham To Feature Games Tonight NEW YORK, Feb. 16.—<P—Cut ting in on Glenn Cunningham's private mile-running domain has become a 1949 habit with Chuck Fenske. Tomorrow night, in the 27th running of the New York A. C.’s Baxter mile at Madison Square Garden, he stands an ex cellent chance of breaking another Cunningham monopoly. Like the other plank-track fix tures, the Baxter has borne the in delible Cunningham stamp for the last seven years. Over that stretch, the Kansas veteran has won five times, the last three in succession. But circumstances, consisting chiefly of his own lack of proper training and Fenske’s great form, have conspired to put the “master miler" behind the eight-ball. This should be his last showing in the New York A. C. mile and, while it would be nice to see the man with the flame-scarred legs and barrel chest bow out a winner, the form chart doesn’t say so. He's gone to the post in five maj or races this winter, and in each the gold medal has gone to some one else, to Gene Venzke once and Fenske four times. His last time out, in Boston last Saturday, Glenn suffered the added indignity of hav ing Lou Zamperini as well as Fens ke beat him over the finish line. Those two, Venzke and Archie San Romani will be in the field tomor row and. if one of them will set himself up as a pace-setting sacri ficial lamb, Cunningham may even see his meet record of 4:08.6 go by the boards. The mile, chief drawing card for some 15,000 customers, is one of nine invitation specials. The best known of the others are the Buer meyer 500, with Jimmy Herbert, Johnny Quigley, Charley Belcher of Atlanta, Ga.. and Bill Fritz of Canada, 1939 winner, as starters, and the Halpin 880, which should resolve itself into a battle between John Borican and Long John Wood ruff, two of the finest middle dis tance men the negro race has pro duced who meet in the Garden for the first time. Kimball To Fight Ribar Or Bailey For Title CHAPEL HILL, Feb. 16— <JP» — According to reports from Durham today, Duke will send one of its grid stars, Bill Bailey or Frank P.ltar, probahly Bailey, against Gates Kim ball, classy Carolina heavy, in the No. 1 bout of their state champion ship battle here Saturday night. Bailey boxed for Lexington High but is a newcomer to college ring circles. Ribar made his ring debut with a win over Hampton of N- C State last week, but Bailey may take his place this week, according to Coach Dad Warren. Bailey played end and Ribar guard. Both weigh 200 or mote snd were two of the chief men respon sible for Duke's 13-3 victory over Carolina in football last fall. Which ever one Coach Warren picks, his fight with Kimball, who is also a grid star and football captain-elect, is expected to be the highlight of the annual ring classic. Dunkelberger Ousted From Florida Tourney ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Feb. 16— (A*) — Bobby Dunkelberger, the de fending titliat, was eliminated from the annual Golf Club Champions' tournament, 5 and 4, by Mel De marls of Haverhill, Mass., In the semi-finals today. Demarls will meet Bobby Walker of Jacksonville, Fla., In the 34-hole final tomorrow. Walker defeated Bill Stark, Florida amateur cham pion, 3 and 2. Both semi-finals were for 36 holes. GAHAGAN DIES TOLEDO, O., Feb. 16— UP, — Joseph P. Gahagan, 73, prominent in grand circuit harness racing for half a century, died today. A native of Lennwee county, Mich., Gahagan had a long career as a trainer and driver. SIGNS CONTRACT NEW YORK, Feb. 16.—UP>— James Lynch, young right-handed pitcher from Kenny, Tex., sent In his signed contract to the New York Giants today. He was used chiefly as a relief pitcher last year. “»!» , - " RALEIGH WHIPS WILDCATS, 21-10 * a a_ _a__ a m CAPS HOLD LEAD THROUI )UT TILT Win Is Second Loop Victory For Raleigh; Alderman ' Tops Local Scorers RALEIGH, Feb. 16.—Raleigh’s ; high school basketball team register- ; ed its second Eastern Class A con ference win of the season by defeat ing the New Hanover high school Wildcats of Wilmington, 21-10, here ; this afternoon. Carl Sapps’ snowbird sent the Caps into the lead at the start, and they remained in front. The half time score tvas 10-2. In the third quarter, Raleigh made five points while yielding two. Play in the final quarter was about even. Sapp, who played less than half of the game, tallied eight points and was top scorer. Allison Alderman, with six points, topped Wilmington. Both teams used r. host of reserves The lneups: Wilmington— G Ft Tp Alderman, rf _ 3 0 6 Stein, rf-lf _ 0 0 0 B. Edwards, If _ 0 .2 2 Morrison, c _ 0 0 0 Tillery, c - 0 0 0 Merritt, rg __ 0 0 0 Bowen, rg -- 0 0 0 Peiper, lg _ Oil J. Edwards, lg _- Oil Totals .. 3 4 10 Raleigh— G Ft Tp Sapp, rfn _ 4 0 8 Heath, rf .. 12 4 Sauls, If —.. 2 0 4 Smith, If .. 0 0 0 Joslin, If —. 0 0 0 Broughton, c _ 10 2 Bunn, c -- 0 0 0 Rowland, c_-_ 0 0 0 Willis, rg .— 10 2 B. Senter, rg _ 0 0 0 G. Senter, rg-- 0 0 0 Turner, lg _ 0 11 Kuhn, lg -- 0 0 0 Winston, lg -_ 0 0 0 Totals _ 9 3 21 Score at half: Raleigh 10, Wil mington 2. Free throws missed: B. Edwards 4, Morrison 1, Merrit 2, Sapp 1, Heath 1 Sauls 1, Broughton 1, Willis 1, Turner 1. Personal fouls committed: Alderman 1, B. Edwards 2, Morrison 1, Merrit 1, Peiper 2, J. Edwards 1, Sapp 3, Joslin 2. Broughton 1, G. Senter 1, Turner 2, Kuhn 1. Officials: Jay, State; Johnson Elon. DUKE QUINT PLAYS GENERALS TONIGHT Game Will Decide Pre-Tourna ment Lead In Southern Loop Cage Race DURHAM, Feb. 16.—W— Duke and Washington and Lee, a pair of basketball teams who have estab lished claims as the trickiest and fastest in the Southern conference, meet in Duke gym here tomorrow night for the lead in the loop’s 1940 pre-tournament campaign. The clash starts at 8:30 o’clock. The “Little Blues’’ of Duke have held to the top for two weeks and are now out in front with a confer ence record of 11 wir.s against one loss. Washington and Lee, with three loop victories this week, come up to the game with seven wins against one loss. • If the Generals should top the Blue Devils, the standings would be: W L Pet. W. & L. __8 1 .889 Duke _11 2 .846 Washingl<pn and Lee is led by Forward Dick Pinck, leading scorer in the conference last season who has racked up 151 points in the General's 13 games this winter and by Center Howard Dobbins with 135 points in the 13 contests. Pinck scored 34 points against Richmond recently to set a conference scor ing record. Duke’s record has been built on teamwork as is shown by the fact that six of the seven “Little Blues" who have carried the load this sea son have scored more than 100 points each. Two sophomores, who are not listed as “official" starters, are leading the team, Clyde Allen, center, with 144 points and Bill Mock, forward, with 129. Glenn Price, forward sensation who has been ailing for the past eight games but is slated to return to action to morrow night, has 122 points. Cen ter Chuck Holley has 117, Captain Bill Parsons, 106, and Cy Valasek, 104. BOWLING CIVIC B LEAGUE Rotary-- 1_2_S.Totai Lander - 140 149 115 404 Andrews _115 110 ... 225 Wells - 102 07 129 328 Howes -122 114 187 423 Napier _ 92 131 158 381 Dummy - — 100 100 Total —. 571 001 089 ISO! Exchange 12 3 Total Johnson _ 135 120 120 387 Council _ 134 97 124 355 Plgford _ 142 130 137 415 Berger _110 110 101 327 Jones _ 105 107 10.1 315 Total _ 626 582 SSI 1799 Ray Stannard Baker, the author, first attracted attention by his rep ortorial work on the march of “Cox ey's Army” in 1894. -r— _ ^ •' ' "<! i ★ ★★ * * * * * * m * m Carolina Cagers Trounce State Quint, 60-3(51 rAR HEEL CENTER SCORES 20 POINTS fhantoms Lead 23-12 At Half; Victory Is Second Over Terriers This Year RALEIGH. Feb. 16. — C5>) — The University of North Carolina Tar rleels overwhelmed N. C. State, 60 16, in a Southern Conference and 3ig Five basketball game here to light. Lanky George Glamack, Carolina :enter, accounted for 10 field goals ind took scoring honors with 20 points. Roy Cromartie, State for ward, was runner-up with 16 points. The lead changed hands three limes and the score was tied twice luring the first nine minutes of the game, but Carolina then took the lead and held a 23-12 advantage at the half. Only two of Carolina’s points were scored from the free-throw line. State dropped in four free throws. The victory was North Carolina’s second over State this season. The score of the previous encounter was 52-41. TAR BABIES WIN RALEIGH, Feb. 16.—W—Univer sity of North Carolina freshmen basketballers defeated N. C- State frosh, 4J.-39, here tonight. Carolina led, 26-17, at the half, and stayed in front throughout the re mainder of the contest despite a strong rally by State in the closing minutes. Jim Mills, State forward, took scoring honors with 17 points. STORMY WEATHER OFFICIAL WINNER Confusion Marks Miami To Nassau Race Results; Tioga Second MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 16.—W—Out of a maze of confusing corrections in computing time handicaps, Wil liam La Brot's 54-foot yawl Stormy Weather emerged today as the offi cial winner of the 184-mile Miami Nassau yacht race for the fourth consecutive year. First declared the victor in the race that ended Wednesday, the An napolis (Md.) Yacht club entry was knocked down to second place in one revision of time handicap rat ings today, but when the racing committee discovered it had made additional errors, it again boosted Stormy Weather to first position. The official rankings, as announc ed by Robert E. Collins, race statis tician, gave Stormy Weather first place with a time handicap of 18 hours, 39 minutes 32 seconds. Second place was awarded to the scratch boat, Tioga, 72-foot ketch owned by Harry E. Noyes of Marble head, Mass., with a time handicap of 18 hours, 24 minutes, 23 seconds. Third position was given to Wakiva, 70-foot yawl entered by Harkness Edwards of Lexington, Ky., with a rating of 18 hours, 69 minutes, 50 seconds. Disqualifications of two of the 13 original entries for cutting inside one of the Bahama island course markers also was announced by the committee. They were Good News, owned by Robert W. Johnson of Princeton, N. J., originally declared winner of second place, and the Elizabeth McCaw, entered by R. J. Reynolds of Sea Island, Ga. origi nally ranked fourth. GOOD NEWS WINS NASSAU, B. W. I., Feb. 16.—Iff) —Robert W. Johnson of Princeton, N. J., sailing his newly-launched 64 foot yawl Good News, won the gov ernor’s cup race today. On the 20-mile windward and lee ward course, Good News had cor rected time of two hours, 43 minutes and 62 seconds. In second place was the Elizabeth McCaw, 63-foot yawl owned by R. J. Reynolds of Sea Island, Ga. Stormy Weather, four-times win ner of the Miami-Nassau classic, placed third. She was sqlppered by William Labrot of Annapolis. ‘Chick* Fulmer, Old-Time Baseball Player, Dies PHILADELPHIA, Feb 16.—UP)— Charley “Chick” Fulmer, regarded , rs one of the greatest shortstops in baseball 60 years ago, died yes terday. He was 89 on Tuesday. "Fulmer was a great ball play Jr, one of the real old-timers,” de clared Connie Mack, manager of the Athletics. In his prime Fulmer was man lger and captain of the Cincinnati team that won the American as- , sociation championship in 1882. He started playing with Philadel phia in the National association in 1869. Before he retired he also played with Cleveland, Rockford, Mew York Mutuals, Louisville, . Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Cincinnati and 5t. Louis. Funeral services will be held Monday. Mae West, of “Come up and see ne some time” fame, made her first public appearance at the age of five n a church social. ■ Beard Gets Battle Tip Father Janies A. Manley, coach and master-mind of ilie Wilmington Star-News boxing team, gives Vance "Red” Beard. Wilmington’s middle weight champion, some tips for his next round In the Southeastern L lilted States tournament finals at Atlanta. Father Manley, a keen student of amateur boxing and a clever peiiormer himself in his younger days, companded a lot of attention and respect in the Atlanta tournament in which the Star-News club won the team trophy. BUCS ARE FIRST DIVISION TIMBER Frisch Feels Good Pitchers Would Boost Club; Picks St. Louis, Cincinnati PITTSBURGH, Feb. 16. — UP) — Frankie Frisch predicted today that f his Pirates’ pitching staff could produce a 20-game winner, the Bucs would wind up in the National League's first division this year. “One 20-game man with some de pendable support would make it a aig season for the Buccos,” the :lub’s new pilot elaborated. “Our catching troubles should be roned out before the race progress ;s far,” he said. “The infield should be one of the rood foursomes of the league, and we will have an effective outfield, especially if one or two of those tids stay in the pace they showed n the fag end of last season. “The outfield probably will not neasure up to that Medwick-Moore Slaughter combine, but it will be rood.” Asked w^hat he thought the first Itvision line-up would be, he re plied: “On winter paper form, I think the Cardinals and Reds are sure ihot first-division entries, and these two should be the flag favorites.” m ■ mm Laroimas Boxing meet Reduced To 62 Fighters CHARLOTTE, Feb. 16.— UP) — Knockouts, decisions and forfeits :onight reduced the Carolinas Gold en Gloves boxing tournament to 62 competitors and set things up for :omorrow night’s semi-finals. From a starting field of 229 com petitors the field will be reduced Monday night to champions in iight weights in open and novice iivisions. Bill Martin of Rockingham and Olin Cooke of Wingate, merely by entering, assured themselves med ils in the novice heavyweight di vision. Runners-up and champions in all weights get medals. Softball, Cage Games Scheduled Next Week A softball game has been scheduled at the Cameron colored recreation center Monday- afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. Another athletic event in the negro recreation program next will be a basketball game between the "Second Street Tigers” and the "Cameron Blue Devils” .Wednesday afternoon. ■ • ■■■.■' - MlHHMI* t BARGAIN | CINCINNATI, Feb. 16.—</P)— The National league champion Reds sent their assistant gener al manager nearly 2,000 miles in to the west today to inspect sev en bail players and a motor bus— and he could have ’em all lor $500. The seven players were all that remained of the Tuscon (Anz.) club of the class D Arizona-Tex as league. Seven others were dropped or otherwise scattered since a 1929 season in which the club finished last on both ends of a split season. The motor bus was "good transportation,” officials were told—and the deal was on. Assistant General Manager frank C. Cane, in charge oi fann club operations, was expect ed to meet Sunday with H. S. Corbett, president of the Cow boys club, to close it. BOLIVIA CAGERS WHIP SHALLOTTE Boys Win 25-16 And Girls By 29-23 Score; Bolivia Girls Lead County Loop BOLIVIA, Feb. 16.—(/P)—The Bo livia high school cagers won a dou bleheader from the Shallotte basket ball teams in the high school gym here last night, with the local girls winning 29 to 23 and the Bolivia boys emerging on top of a 26 to 16 score. r ^ <.B1°!ioiauS!rls had a half-time lead of 13-3, but the Shallotte girls started throwing goal after goal and the locals were hard-pressed to hold their lead in the final half C. Stone, with 19 points, was high scorer for Bolivia, while A. Bennett with 11 markers, led the visitors ' Tight defensive play marked ‘the boys' bill, with FI0yd and Phelps leading the Shallotte attack and Burris and Rabon topping the Bo livia offensive. The Bolivia boys and Leland boys are now tied for top places In the Brunswick county league, while the Bolivia girls are far ahead of all opponents with no losses in 12 starts. duke FROSH lose \ DURHAM. Feb. 16.-W_Sweep. mg all but one first place, Massanut ^n ,M‘.lta,ry Academy defeated Duke s freshman swimming team by a SC°this°f 5f]'15 ,n the Duke pool here this aiternoon. | This Looks Familiar --- ,_ ■ The fishing season is opening and fishermen are predicting that > I cause of the usually cold weather it will be a very good one, Awifl is shown Harry Hufham, making the longest east on record jn j.,B New Hanover Fishing club ... a cast of no less than 400 feet, - I inches. The cast was made during the annual casting tourney of thll club in August of last year. ■ Waner Beaten In Baseball! Players Golf Tournament! Favorites Advance To Quar ter Finals In Opener; Fer rell, Medwick Ahead TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 16.—CPI—Paul Waner, national baseball-golf cham pion in 1938 and finalist last year, was unceremoniously dumped out of the current tournament at Palma Ceia today in a first round match. He lost 6 and 5 to Marvin Shea, Detroit coach, without winning a single hole. Otherwise, favorites paraded through their first matches and prepared for a double header to morrow when quarter-final and semi-final matches will be played. The 36-hole finals will be played Sunday. Waner, rated by many as a sure bet to reach the semi-finals, de spite a dismal score in the medal round, offered no excuse for his one-sided defeat. “X will say, however,” he com mented, “That the guy who told me Palma Ceia favored a left handed golfer was all wet. I was in trouble on every hole of our match, either in a trap or in the rough. That doesn’t mean that Shea didn't play good golf. He did, and I would have probably lost to him even on a good day.” Shea shot a 39 on the first nine to lead by five holes, then coasted in. Waner had a 45 on the first nine. He improved in the final four holes, but he didn’t have a chance io chop dowrn the huge lead piled up by the methodical Shea. Joe Medwick, the medalist, and Wes Ferrell, the defending cham pion, both advanced handily. Medwick turned in an approxi mate 76 to oust Denny Galehouse, 3 and 2, and Ferrell had a 77 to defeat Heinie Manush, 2 and 1. Manush gave the champion a rough battle through the first 15 holes, but weakened in the stretch drive. Paul Derringer. Cincinnati pitch er, who is another favorite, breez ed through his match with Johnny Rizzo, big Pittsburgh outfielder, for i 4 and 3 victory. He played out the round in 75. Jack Russell, Chicago pitcher, hit bis stride in a match with Lloyd Brown, Newark pitcher, winning 5 ind 4 in another minor upset. Brown had scored a 69 in the sec 3nd 18 holes of the medal round. Jimmy Foxx, powerhouse slugger }f the Boston Red Box, dropped Lloyd Waner, tiny Pittsburgh star, but of the championship flight by i 3 and 2 score. Foxx scored a 77, ;onsidered good golf over the trying Palma Ceia layout. As usual, he vas hitting his tee shots a mile, but ha trouble around the greens. Schoolboy Rowe, giant Detroit Ditcher, and A1 Simmons, Philadel ihia outfielder, completed the quar :er final bracket. Rowe downed Johnny Moore, 3 md 2, by firing a steady 79 and Simmons moved Johnny Cooney to he sidelines by the same margin. In order to decrease fatal acci ients on a four-lane highway in blew Jersey, the road was split engthwise and the concrete slabs lacked apart to form a dividing •enter strip. An 83 per cent decrease vas reported. senator Ashurst of Arizona was 10m in Nevada while his parents vere journeying by covered wagon o Arizona. An Interesting Hobby! Model Boat & Airplane Building Models—10c up l*H KARRS 209 Market St. Phone 862 WHITEYILLE PUgT BEAT LAKE II Columbus Lads Score 61-2 It 2 1-2 Decision Over Pal metto Mittmen WHITEVILLE, Feb. 16.—White ville High school's boxing team is feated the Lake View, g. c.. mittme 6 1-2 to 2 1-2 here tonight before ap proximately 400 fight fans. Results of the meet were: Inman, 85, Whiteville, decisions Holt, 98. , S. Stanley, 102, Whiteville, a:: Altman, 102, drew. Woodle, 101, Lake View, decisis: over H. D. Stanley, 102. L. Cooke, 122, Whiteville, decs ioned Moody, 122. M. Williamson, 120, Whiteville,is cision over Prevatt, 124. Atkinson, 130, Lake View, decs ioned R. Powell, 133. Wooten, 135, Whiteville, deck:: over Moore, 133. B. Williamson, 142. Whiteville, is cision over Gaddy, 143. David, 145, Whiteville, decision: Atkinson, 148. Capt. Warren Cooke and Co.-Cs". Monteith Powell were unable to fig due to injuries. Lady Mendi, American-born of the British diplomat, achieves stardom on Broadway as Elsie 1 Wolf.