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Smoke Rings
Double Feature
By SAM RAGAN
New Hanover High school athletic teams plan to present
double features on all road trips this spring, with either
a golf match or a swimming meet held on the side with
each baseball game played out of town.
For instance, Coach Bob Black hopes to line up a
swimming meet with Goldsboro when the high schoo
nine goes to the Wayne city to play. On the other hand,
he hopes to arrange a series of golf matches with Raleigh
or Durham, who sponsor links teams.
Broader Program
The double feature will erHiven
the Eastern Class A conference
picture and also save expenses on
traveling. The plan is also tied up
with the one to broaden the high
school sports program in the state.
Low Scoring
Wilmington basketball fans
thought that some sort of low
scoring mark was set when Raleigh
defeated the Wildcats 21-10 last
week. But Sam .McDonald, sports
writer on the Raleigh News and
Observer, writes that the Raleigh
Wilson game was the seasonal low.
Raleigh won from the Wilson
cagers, 17-8. The Caps had a 1-0
lead at the end of the first quar
ter, led 6-3 at the half and 10-6 at
the end of the third period.
McDonald says that the basket
ball courts in the Capital city are
hot the reason for the low-scoring,
as Broughton high’s court was used
in the Wilson game and Morson
high’s in the Wilmington game.
He writes: "Although play of
the Raleigh team is highly unpre
dictable, the Caps do play a good
brand of bail, but take few shots
at the basket. In yesterday’s game,
Wilmington made few shots—close
guarding was the reason. The game
was clean, as you probably noticed
from the record of personal fouls.
When Coach Leroy Pickett sent in
his team of subs, the score was
17-4.”
Bits and Briefs
Wallace Wade, acclaimed as one
of the best defensive football
coaches in the business, has a
world of reserve material for next
year, and his first string looks as
good as the all-around team of
1939. . . There were rumors some
time ago that John Polanski, the
high-scoring sophomore back at
Wake Forest, will not return to
school next year. , . The rumors
have been denied from time to
time. . . Clayton Heafner has been
finishing in the money in practical
ly every golf tournament he has
entered this winter, although he
has been booted out of first prize
money more than once. . . His
backers say that Heafner is one of
the most up-and-coming youngsters
in the golf world today and pre
dict that he will hit the top in an
other year or two. . . George Gla
mack soared to the top of South
ern conference scoring Monday
night when he sent 22 points
through the hoops to go ahead of
Herb Cline, his nearest rival. t .
That battle between Duke and
Carolina this week, the last before
the tournament for either team,
should be as hot as the first, which
Duke won.
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CAGE CLUBS URGED
TO FILE ENTRIES
First 16 Teams Submitted In
Each Bracket Will Be Ac
cepted For Tourney
All basketball teams in this area
desiring to take part in the sixth
annual Star-News-Y. M. C. A.
cage tournament were urged yes
terday by Phil Buchheit, manager
of the tourney, to submit their
applications immediately.
Only the first 16 teams in each
bracket will be accepted, he said.
The following’boys’ teams have al
ready entered:
Long Creek-Grady, Bolivia, South
port, Leland, Kenansville, Chad
bourn and Bladenboro.
Girls’ teams entrants are:
Long Creek-Grady, Bolivia and
Bladenboro.
The tourney, scheduled for March
6. 7, 8 and 9, will pit nearly every
team throughout the section of the
state in competition for recognition
as Southeastern North Carolina
champion.
In addition to the winning boys’
and girls’ team, trophies and awards
will be given for many other dis
tinctions, such as most sportsman
like team, best individual player, and
many others.
This year’s tournament has been
extended to four days—one longer
than last year’s contest. This ar
rangement was made to provide for
greater convenience for both play
ers and spectators. And in addition,
all games will be played on the
YMCA court, whereas last year it
was necessary to play some on the
high school floor to avoid confu
sion.
All in all, the sixth annual Star
News-YMCA Southeastern North
Carolina cage tourney promises at
this distance to reach its greatest
heights in interest, sportsmanship,
and color this year.
Kozeluh And Joe Whalen
Eliminated From Meet
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. HO.—
UP)—Fifth-seeded Karel Kozeluh of
Greenwich, Conn., and eight t-seeded
Joe Whalen of Hollywood, Fla., were
blasted out of the $2,500 southeast
ern professional tennis tournament
today as Don Budge and other fav-.
orites moved into the quarterfinals.
Young John Nogrady of New York
former Metropolitan junior champion
outsteadied Kozeluh, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.
Art Hendrix of Annapolis, Md., ten
nis coach at the Naval Academy,
disposed of Whalen, 6-2, 6-3. Both
Kozeluh and Whalen are former
national pro champions.
Budge paced the top four seeded
players through the third round as
he eliminated Pete Peterson of New
York, 6-1, 6-4. The California red
head’s persistent rival, Fred Perry
of Hollywood, Calif., coasted through
a 6-4, 6-4 match with Charles Wood
of New York.
Ken Overlin To Battle
Enzo lannozi Tonight
RALEIGH, Feb. 20.— UP) —Ken
Overlin, claimant of the middle
weight boxing championship of the
south, will meet Enzo lannozi of
Italy here tomorrow night in a
scheduled 10-round bout.
Overlin, former U. S. Navy ath
lete, is slated to fight Ceferina
Garcia in New York March 29.
Garcia is recognized by the National
Boxing association as the world's
middleweight champion.
lannozi, claimant of the Italian
middleweight championship, has
three knockouts to his record since
his recent entrance into this coun
try._
WILSON DEFEATS WILDCATS, 35-19
KITTENS SCORE
23-22 VICTORY
Varsity Game Rough With
Coonmen Holding Advant
age Most Of 'Contest
BY GLENWARD BLOMME
The speedy Charles L. Coon High
school varsity of Wilson stopped the
comeback try of the New Hanover
High school Wildcats basketball
Learn on the Y. M. C. A. hardwood
last night in a conference game by
t score of 35 to 19.
In the roughest game played here
this season, the ’Coons jumped into
the lead less than five seconds after
the game was opened, as Switzer
sank a crip shot.
The visitors stayed in front all
the way and were never seriously
threatened, although the entrance
into the game of Billy Pieper, local
sharpshooting guard, started the lo
cal scoring late in the first period
which ended with the 'Coons ahead,
8 to 2. With Brooks and Switzer
leading the shooting the winners
pushed their lead to 18 to 8 at the
intermission. The third period end
ed with vvnson out. in iront, zo to
11, and they outscored the Wildcats
17 to 11 for the second half.
Billy Pieper, Bill Bowen and Ed
wards lull the play for New Han
over with Brooks, Switzer and Her
ring taking the honors for the To
bacco lads.
The Junior varsity opened the
night’s play with a thrilling last
minute victory over the visiting
juniors by a 23 to 22 score. The
first half was tignt as Coach Pep
per started a comparatively second
string against the visitors and the
period ended 11 to 8 for the local
Jayvees.
Packing a thrill a minute into
the second half the Wilson players
suddenly found the range and
dropped the leather from all cor
ners of the floor to take what
seemed to be a commanding lead
which they held until about the
middle of the last quarter. With
Johnson and Oliphant leading the
play the locals took a new lease on
life and grabbed the bacon with
less than seconds to go. Johnny
Oliphant, Junior Johnson, Tom Me
Craw and E. G. Herring topped the
local play with Sakas, Davis and
Barbee. leading the Wilson Juniors.
Thu lineups:
Wilson Varsity (35 FG FT TP
DlWhS, i. -__o u 1J
Tate, f . 0 0 0
Switzer, f _ 4 _ 1 9
Stott, c ...2' 1 5
Herring, g _3 3 3
Kelly, g _ 0 0 0
Totals _15 5 35
New Han’r Var. (19) FG FT TP
Alderman, f -0 0 0
B. Edwards,' f _2 0 4
Stein, f _0 0 0
Morrison, c _10 2
Tillery, c ..— 0 0 0
Bowen, g --_0 0 0
Pieper, g _..-5 3 13
Merritt, g _0 0 0
Total 3 8 3 19
Personal louls: Wilson, Brooks 2,
Switzer, Kelly 2. New Hanover: B.
Edwards 2, Stein, Morrison 2, Pie
per 2, Merritt.
New Hanover Jrs. (23) FG FT TP
Dunlea, f _113
Oliphant, f ..10 2
Lewis, f _0 0 0
Johnson, f _5 0 10
Mohr, c -...113
Spivey, c -0 0 0
Herring, g _113
McGraw, g _10 2
Shain, g -0 0 0
Totals _ —10 3 23
Wilson Juniors (22) FG FT TP
Barbee, f -2 10
Aycock, f _0 0 0
Hackney, f _-Oil
Davis, c -4 0 8
Sakas, g _0 4 4
Fulghum, g _12 4
Watson, g _0 0 0
Totals ..— 7 8 22
Personal fouls: New Hanover —
Oliphant, LeWis, Johnson 3, Mohr
2, Spivey 3, Herring. McGraw. Wil
son—Barbee 2, Davis, Sakas, Ful
ghum 2. Referees: Jimmy Moore
and Sam Johnson: scorer: Blomme;
timer: Fergus.
Duke-Carolina Contest
Will Draw Large Crowd
DURHAM, Feb. 20. — UP) — Un
precedented demands for tickets tc
the Duke-Carolina basketball game
here Thursday night hae resulted ir
numerous telephone inquiries com
ing into the Duke athletic offict
about the possibility of a sellout.
Dayton Dean, business managei
of athletics at Duke, said tonigh'
there were a number of good seats
available and the game was fai
from being a sellout. However, h<
stated enough tickets already hat
been sold to establish a basketbal
attendance record for North CarO'
lina.
Montreal Becomes No. 1
Brooklyn Farm Outfi
MONTREAL, Feb. 20. —(JP)—Th(
Montreal Royals of the Internation
al Baseball League became the No
1 farm club of Brooklyn " dgers
when an agreement was signed giv
ing the National League club a “sub
stantial interest’’ in the minoi
league team.
Details of the sale were not an
nounced but Montreal officials salt
they still retained a controlling in
terest in the club. Hector Racine oi
Montreal will remain as president.
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Magnolia Cage Tourney Enters Second Round
TIDE WATER BEATS'
BLADENBORO FIVE
Ivanhoe Scores 22 To 16 Vic
tory Over Four Oaks In
Final Contest
MAGNOLIA, Feb. 20—Cage fans
turned out en masse here tonight
as the annual Magnolia Indepen
dent basketball tournament went
Into the second round of play.
Close contests highlighted to
night’s play and set the stage for
some fast games tomorrow night.
One of the closest games tonight
was a 28-22 victory by the Tide
Water quint of Wilmii.gton over
the Bladenboro cagers.
Hufham, with eight points, led
the Tide Water attack with Gibson
and Marshburn turning in standout
performances on defensive and
passing play. Nance with nine
points led Bladenboro.
The Bladen team went into the
last half with a 16-8 advantage, but
the Wilmington boys surged out
front about three minutes from the
final gun, with Priest dropping in
the deciding goal.
The final game of the evening
was a nip and tuck affair between
Ivanhoe and Four Oaks, with Ivan
hoe coming out on top 22-16. Ivan
hoe was out front 12-5 at the half
but the Johnston county boys start
booming and were a decided threat
in the last period.
Bland with six points led Ivanhoe
and Wellons and Upchurch with six
each topped Four Oaks.
Clinton’s Dark Horses defeated
the Jacksonville cagers 42 to 29
with Alvey providing the scoring
spark with 19 points. Bloome fol
lowed with 13 markers. Morton with
11 and Willis with 10 led Jackson
ville.
In the only woman’s game played
tonight, Chinquapin downed the
Bladenboro sextet 39-7. Wood, with
22, and Bailey, with 14 points, led
the victors. Darden, with four
points, was high scorer for Bladen
boro.
Among tomorrow night’s head
liners will be Goldsboro vs. Beula
ville; Clinton vs. Chinquapin and
Wilmington Y vs. Magnolia in the
men’s division.
ALLAN ELIMINATED
IN DIXIE AMATEUR
Bobby Dunkelberger Is Hard
Pressed To Defeat John
Doland, Of New Jersey
MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 20—UP)—Dick
Ciuci of New York, eliminated
Medalist Frank Allan of Pittston,
Pa., 4 and 3, in their opening round
of the Dixie Amateur Golf tourna
ment today.
Bobby Dunkelberger of High
Point, N. C., southern amateur
champion, was hard pressed to de
feat John F. Dolan of West Orange,
N. J., 1 up.
Frank Strafaci of New York,
easily turned back Henry Lanman,
also of New York, 6 and 4.
Bobby Walker of Jacksonville,
Fla., winner last week of the St.
Augustine Club Champions tourna
ment, trimmed D. H. Beisel of Mil
waukee, 5 and 3.
Charles Whitehead of South River,
N. J., eliminated Jack Baldwin, Jr.,
of Hollywood, Fla., 6 and 5.
Bruno Minkley of Boston ousted
Olney Redmond of Schectady, N. Y.,
2 up, while Arnold Minkley of Chi
cago, was beating T. H. Somerville
of Wilmington, Del., 5 and 4.
W. H. Mandley of Wethersfield,
Conn., defeated John R. Miller of
Landover, Md., 6 and 5.
Southern Pines Horse
Show Scheduled Friday
SOUTHERN PINES. Feb. 20—(JP)
—Approximately 60 blue bloods of
horsedom are expected to participate
in the annual Southern Pines Horse
Show here Friday.
Twenty-one of the sprightliest
jumpers hereabouts have entered
the knockdown and out class against
"Little Squire,” owned by Mrs. Wil
liam J. Kennedy of Dedham, Mass.,
winner of jumping events in Eng
land and Ireland.
It will be the first southern ap
pearance for “Little Squire,” a
champion of the National Horse
Show in New York last November.
Competition for the noted visitor
will include, in the knockdown and
out class, Lady Durham, owned by
Mrs. W. O. Moss, Durham, “Rising
Star,” former member of the Can
adian army horse show team owned
by Hugh Sicard of Rye, N. Y., and
Tony and “Six Spot,” Fort Bragg
stablemates; and in the open jump
er’s class Erin’s Son, another cham
pion performer from Mrs. Ken
nedy’s Stables.
AGREES
PITTSBURGH, Feb. 20. — UP) —
The Pittsburgh Pirates baseball
club announced today Pitcher Bob
Klinger, of Allenton, Mo., who led
the Bues in both victories and de
feats last season, had agreed to
terms for 1940. Klinger won 14
and lost 17 last year.
When nickel has become stained
rub it well with a sol'; cloth dipped
in spirits of ammonia. Wash off
with hot water and soap suds and
polish with another soft cloth.
’Cats, Burgaw Battle
To Deadlock In Meet
Score Of Boxing Encounter Is
3 1-2 To 3 1-2; Burgaw To
Come Here Next Week
BURGAW, Feb. 20—Burgaw High
school’s boxing team broke even with
the New Hanover High school mitt
men in a meet here tonight, the
score being deadlocked 3 1-2 to 3 1-2.
Results of the seven figh.s were:
Spartman, 85, Burgaw, and Grif
ith, 85, drew.
Willie Wells, 100, Burgaw, decis
ioned over Jack Bryant, 100.
Donald Ray Lane, o Burgaw, over
Jack Griffiths, of Wilmington, on
forfeit.
Kenneth Davis, 122, of Wilming
ton, decisioned Nortnan Brothers,
122.
Douglas Beares, 138, Wilmington,
and Bliley Bowen, 138, drew.
Bobby Lee, 142, of Wilmington,
and Jep Casey, 142, drew.
Billy Mead, 110, of Wilmington,
decisioned over Gordon Jones, 110,
of Purgaw.
The Wilmington team was ac
com. xnied to Burgaw by Porter
Davis, Bob Black, director of New
Hanover athletics, and Tiny Taylor,
member of the Star-News Golden
Gloves team.
Burgaw wil lmeet Wilmington in
a return match at Wilmington next
Wednesday night.
BRIGADE CAGERS
WIN DOUBLE BILL
Juniors Whip Y Team 16-12,
With Varsity Rolling Over
Triangles, 55 To 28
The Brigade Boys cage teams
whipped the Y. M. C. A. junior
varsity and juniors in a double
header at the Brigade last night,
the juniors winning over the Tri
angle team 16-12 and the Brigade
junior varsity winning 65-28.
In the opening game, the Y
juniors were ahead at half time
12-10,> but the Brigade cagers forged
ahead with three field goal in the
last period. V. James and A. Col
lie led the Brigade with four points
each. Croom led the Y quint with
eight markers.
Smith topped the Brigade varsity
in the second game with 18 points
with Evans grabbing runner-up
honors with 17 markers. Kelly led
the Y quint with eight points.
The Brigade cagers will play at
Jacksonville tonight, the Juniors
meeting the Jacksonville High
school team and the senior varsity
playing the White Oak cagers.
Laddie Irwin Captures
Medal In Mid-Florida
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 20—(Pi
Settling down after a shaky start,
Laddie Irwin of Montclair, N. J„
shot a par-equalling 76 for medal
honors in the annual Mid-Florida
Women’s Golf tournament qualify
ing round today.
Running over three strokes on
the outgoing nine, Miss Irwin clip
ped three off regulation figures on
the back stretch for a 40-36—76
card.
Two strokes back of the New
Jersey linkstvoman was Patty Berg,
former National champion from
Minneapolis, with a 39-39—78. Jean
Bauer of Providence, R. I„ finished
in third place with 41-38—79.
Shirley Ann Johnson of Chicago,
winner here last year, went six
strokes over par in the 18-hole test,
posting an 82 for her round.
BASS BITING
SOUTHPORT, Feb. 20.—F r e s h
water bass are biting exceptionally
well. Dawson Jones, of Deland,
Earnest Swain, of Orton, and D
T. Yaskell, of Southport, all caught
a full day’s limit of the fiah in
about an hour and a half Mon
day. They also caught a numbei
of goggle eye perch.
BOWLING
CIVIC B LEAGUE
Civitans 12 3 Total
Marshall -— 135 142 21 338
Rehder_a 132 147 116 385
Canady _ 140 169 x50 449
Ward _ 103 106 117 326
Dudley _117 154 118 389
Total . 627 708 622 1947
Kiwanis 12 3 Total
Raney ____ . _ 144 133 81 358
Grlse _ 117 126 174 417
Gerdes _ 120 136 140 396
Dosher _-_181 152 117 420
Total _ 697 700 653 2050
CITY LEAGUE
Legion 12 3 Total
Morse . 136 129 174 439
Hayden . 126 183 147 456
Davis _ 184 133 148 465
McKeithan _ 152 143 165 460
Massey .. 179 125 160 464
Total_ 777 713 794 2284
Taylor Colquit 12 3 Total
Hammon W._ 177 191 150 518
Holt _ 193 176 138 507
Brown _ 141 169 148 458
Johneon —. 227 189 127 643
Bell.. 133 147 146 426
Total. 871 872 709 2462
American Bakery 12 3 Total
Melbon _ 141 143 136 420
Jenkins ... 67 88 113 268
Mallard _ 118 133 166 417
Dummy _100 _ 162 262
Singleton ___ 154 ... 154
Total . 485 670 752 2007
Ramblers .. 12 3 Total
Ruse .. 134 170 168 462
Erksln .1_ 155 160 159 474
Schadt _ 127 159 190 476
Collins _ 167 158 161 486
Dummy _ 100 100 100 300
Total .. 683 747 768 2198
WAKE FOREST FIVE
SMASHES CLEMSON
Demon Deacons Take South
ern Conference Game
With 53-39 Score
WAKE FOREST, Feb. 20. —UP)
Wake Forest crushed Clemson 53 to
39 in a listless southern conference
basketball game here tonight.
The victory gave the Deacons re
venge for a 30 to 2S defeat by the
Tigers early in the season.
Clemson scored first—on a foul
shot by Moorman after a minute of
play—but half a minute later Barnes
dropped in a field goal to make the
score 2 to 1, and Wake Forest kept
the lead the rest of the way.
The Deacons led 24 to 20 at the
half.
Convery, Deacon forward, led the
scoring with 16 points. Cline, usually
high-scoring Wake Forest guard, ac
counted for only 10—he was guard
ed by Clemson’s star, Banks McFad
den, who got 1C points.
Pitchers George Caster,
Heusser Agree To Sign
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 20. —(JP)
Connie Mack slashed his holdout list
to two today as pitchers George Ca- '•
er and Ed Heusser announced after
brief conferences with the Athletics
manager they would sign contracts.
Caster, who lives at Long Beach,
Calif., wanted only a few minor tech
nicalities ironed out. Heusser, up
from Memphis, Tenn., on his third
major league trial, wanted a hike
big enough to take care of increas
ed living expenses.
Still holding out are Catcher
Frank Hayes who wants $15,000 in
stead of the $9,500 offered and
Pitcher Lynn Nelson, who also
wants an Increase on the basis of
leading the A’s staff in victories last
season.
Madry Says Greater Care Being
Used In Selecting All-Americas
HIGH POINT, Feb. 20.—(.Pi—‘'It
■ is encouarging to nnote that a more
i scientific and accurate apporach is
being made to the business of pick
ing All-American football teams/’
R. W. Madry, director of publicity
at the University of North Carolina,
said in an address here tonight be
i fore the American Business club.
A few years ago, the Carolina pub
licist said, "There were only one or
two recognized All-American teams,
whereas today there are half a
i dozen of more considered accepts
ble.”
‘‘That change is all for the bet
ter,” he explained, “Because if a
boy doesn’t make one team he may
land on the next one."
Mr. Madry said he thought that
at least 25 teams, with 25 men for
each position, that would stack up
on almost even terms, could be pik
\
ed from American football squads
each fall.
•■The saddest part about tlie
whole business.” he sold, "Is that
for each man who make!, one o
these mythical selections there are
probably fifteen or twenty oth” tit
ows equally deserving but who fa 1
o make the grade, cither because
they are playing for a smallallege
or because they fall to a.iJ leffe
recognition.” t0 8&ln pr°p«*
of7Tbr‘ W0UW probably be better
off if there were no
teams, said Mr. Madry, “But there
Is some comfort In the fact 1 hat th!
men who select these teams are do
ing a great deal more checkin* an*
double checking in an ,n* and
college publicist or nwnwu The
who claims that T*l*Se days
greatest Pla£r e ”r to hi^ ‘8 the
and who fails to *- to.hlt the Pike"
— ■« <*•
ting nowhere.” clalm’ ls £et'
CINCINNATI SIGNS
PITCHER HINRICHS
Youngster Snatched From Un
der Eyes Of At Least Two
Major League Clubs
CINCINNATI, Feb. 20— (JP) —All
the elements of a musical comedy
plot entered into it—detectives, mys
terious strangers, hotel room oonfer
ences and bumping rides over coun
try roads—but the National league
champion Reds got their man.
"Their man” is young Gene Hin
richs, portside rookie late of Hen
derson, Tex., and one of 91 athletes
thrown into free agency several
weeks ago by IJaseball Commission
er Kenesaw M. Landis.
How he was snatched from under
the eyes of at least two big league
clubs—Brooklyn and St. Louis—was
told today as General Manager War
ren C. Giles pawed through a mass
of business preparatory to leaving
next week for the Reds’ spring train
ing camp in Tampa.
The story as pieced together from
Giles and others-who-should-know,
runs something like this:
Hinrichs came to Cincinnati for
conferences, agreed apparently that
"everytning’s OK,’/ and left the
Reds’ offices, only to be met in the
lobby by a uniformed bell-boy from
a nearby hotel.
“Come this way,” the bell-boy said
—and led young Mr. Hinrichs to a
suite occupied by none other than
Rogers Hornsby. Hornsby, booked
at the time to manage Montreal, a
Brooklyn farm, apparently carried
an offer that interested the Rock
well City. Iowa, vounerster.
Hinrichs left Cincinnati that after
noon. Next day, Giles received a
telegram, sent from Cincinnati's
Union Terminal and "postmarked”
an hour before train-time, that Hin
richs had been summoned home be
cause of a “big offer” from another
club.
Giles wrote a telegram himself,
engaged a detective agency to deliver
it aboard a train at Kankakee, 111.,
then telephoned to Assistant Gen
eral Manager Frank C. Lane, who
at the time was refereeing a basket
ball game in Oxford, O., 30 miles
north of Cincinnati.
"Drop everything," ordered Giles
—and Lane, still wearing his white
knickers, boarded a Chicago-bound
train.
Lane showed up in Rockwell City,
talked a hotel clerk into driving him
to Hinrichs’ farm home—and there
found Hinrichs in conversation with
a St. Louis Cardinal “scout."
Lane reported he "had to use a
lot of salesmanship,” but did it so
suavely that after Hinrichs chose to
sign with the Reds, Branch Rickey’s
helper actually drove the pair back
to Rockwell City, where Lane and
his “captive” boarded a Cincinnati
train.
Lane said at Iowa City, a sports
writer boarded the train, introduced
himself as Hornsby’s proxy and of
fered Hinrichs $100 to get off the
train. Hinrichs refused.
P. S. Clyde Sukeforth was named
to manage Montreal.
Carolina Yacht Club To
Meet Next Tuesday Night
A special meeting of the Carolina
Yacht club will be held in the coun
ty courthouse Tuesday night. Feb
ruary 27, at S o’clock, E. M. Beery,
purser, announced yesterday.
Principal business to be discussed
is the report of the committee in
regards t o changing membership
and using a part of the reserve fund
for improvements this season.
HOLDOUT PROBLEM
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 20. —(TP;
Two infielders offer the only hold
out problem to the Phillies, who en
train for spring training at Miami
Beach, Fla., next Wednesday. First
Baseman Gus Suhr is still at odds
with the club over salary and Roy
Hughes, who came to the -J1 dlies
last July IS in a trade is also report
ed seeking more money.
Upsets Mark Robeson
Cage Tourney Opening
Three Games Played I„ Boil,
Boys And Girls Division
Second Round Today ’
LT2 MBERTOFs, Fe;.
annual Robeson c a - ■■
basketball tournament
tonight with upset vk . ...
bing the spotlight.
Results tonight v.
Boys division—ki. p,. . .
ruin 23; Red Springs
Ten-Mile 31; Maxi- - r
33.
Girls division — Bam-viv ,.
Fairmont 21; Allentcu .; . p ,
phus 23; Orrum 27. Smiths n
Fisher with 14 an : j[ r ... ,
with 13 points led the St ■ !
upset victory over Orrun -
Graham with 14 markers
Orrum five.
Graham topped the I. ; s,,. ..
boys with 19 marker.- v ; hy'
white with 16 pr.iv led u.e nj.'j
Ten-Mile cagers, G - ste\
the sparkplug cf tin v xt,.,1 ,
attack, racking up 34 i-liy-furV.
victors.
Ruth Lee with 2" and Effie L«
with 1G points topp< 1 the B
ville girls while Smith with ;■
markers led Fairmont.
Sadie Branch with 72 y,i p.
Lee with 14 markers v. ...
scorers for Allenton. M, i- ;, y,i .
Orrum with 14 points.
Second round play will ,:r;.
way tomorrow afternoon, v
semi-finals scheduled ter Fr2
night and the finals next Hcny
night.
Wednesday nislu pairing; ut a
follows:
Wednesday, p. nt. — yio
Barker-Ten Mile vs Red S|
p. m. girls) St. Pauls vs L.::iik.
ton; 4 p. m.—(boys) L ;
vs Barnes ville: S p. m. — i.:,-.
Parkton vs Maxton; 9 p. m.
(boys) Philadeiphus vs Fainner.:.
Durham Quint To Play
In Eastern Tourna/ra
GLEX FALLS, X. Y„ Feb :
—t.P)—The Durham, N. C, H:.
school basketball team, winner ::
53 consecutive games since 1937.
clay accepted an invi tion to ccj
pete in the Eastern States taiin®
S'eton Hall Prep of South Orara
X". J., winner of the toumames
last year, will return to dcfei:
crown March 2S-30.

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