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re?or^C£^P^Pa£^lSjfor^ayinllux ofand°reel‘fans1 who wfll swel/^anlts^nf^vapatinn.iLi^/i^i1^',^^?^ 22 Let term en Return To Gear LSU Gridders By STAN OPOTOWSKY United Press Staff Correspondent BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 18.—(U.R)—There’s optimism aplenty up at Tigcrtown these days, as Louisiana State gears itself for the opening of the football season. Even Bernie Moore admits the picture looks bright. The genial mentor of the Tigers has 22 returning letter ---men to dabble with, and from them Notre Dame’s Irish Terrier Mascot Dies ----i SOUTH BEND. Ind.. Sept. 17 (Ijp) _ The Notre Dame foot ball team lost an ally today vvlieiT "Clashmore Mike,” the team’s Irish terrier mascot for the past 10 rears, died. Mike. 11 years old, started his duties with the Irish team of 1935 when he was a pup. His pre-game battles with the Navy goat, the Army Mule and other school mas cots made him famous. He will be buried under the Notre Dame stadium. Michigan Halfback Rejoins Wolverines ANN ARBOR. Mich., Sept. 17.— (U.R)-Bob Nussbaum, star halfback for the last two seasons at Mich igan, will rejoin the Wolverine squad this week end after receiv ing his discharge from the Ma rines, Coach Fritz Crisler reported today. Nussbaum had to leave the team last November to join the Leather necks. Crisler said that Ernest Mc Coy. assistant coach, alio had received a Navy discharge and al so would report immediately. Shirley Temple’s Fiance Obtains Marriage License GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 17.— (/Pi—Shirley Temple’s father. Banker George Temple, accom panied (he 17-year-old movie ac tress and Sgt. John George Agar, Jr.. 24. to the Glendale marriage license bureau today as the young couple obtained the permit. Temple’s approval was neces sary because Shirley is a minor. The marriage is to be solemniz ed Wednesday night. Shirley told Deputy County Clerk Nina Woodfell that she and Agar, who flew here from his Army Air Base in Spokane, Wash., came to Glendale from Santa Monica to get the license because they wanted to avoid crowds and publicity. he 11 choose a first string Much should, as he puts it, “'have a chance against any of our oppo nents.” This peacetime season of 1945 wili be a comeback for the Tigers. Last year the team won only two of eight games, losing five and tying one. But the backers of the Purple and Gold tell you it’ll be different this season—and the facts tend to back them up. The Tigers, like just about every body else in the southeastern con ference, are going to use the “T” this year. And they have just the key man for the system. He’s Y. A. Tittle, a cagey quar terback from Marshall, Tex. Tit tle’s swift passes will go mostly to Ray Coates, of New Orleans, and Dan Sandifer, of Shreveport, La., the two halfbacks. Plunging the line will be Full back Bill Montgomery, a 188-pound er from Murphrysboro, 111. Mont gomery just returned to the Tigers, after leaving to enter the Army in 1942. Ana II tnose lour veterans area i enough to keep LSU offensive go ing, Moore has one of the hottest freshman prospects in the confer ence. He's Harrel (Rip) Collins, a Baton Rouge boy. Collins was lead ing prep school scorer in Louisiana last year, and he has looked so good in recent workouts that he s even been running with the first team at times—ahead of Montgomery. LSU will field a husky and a vet eran line this season, with a lone weak spot at end. The loss of Terminal Bill McClel land has been a tough one for the Tigers to take. However, Clyde Lindsey, of Kilgore, Tex., and Ed Sigrest, of Bogalusa, La., are both battling ably for the vacancy. Charlie Webb, of McComb, Miss., who ran with the first team oppo site McClelland last year, will be back at the other end. The tackle position is no prob lem, since there are four return ing veterans—198 pound Earl Tul los, of Bogalusa, La.; 202-pound Fred Land, of North Litt’: Rock, Ark.; 215-pound Arthur (Porky) Davis, of Pine Bluff, Ark.; and 188 pound Jim Bernhard, of Baton Rouge. Quite a load of heft. S.C.GR DERS’ POffE NCREASES COLUMBIA, Sept. 17. — More power in the fullback slot than they have, had since Ken Roskie’s departure in 1842 is one reason why the University of South Caro lina Gamecocks believe they can play mighty Duke on more even terms Saturday than was the case last year when the Blue Devils won 34 to 7. Return of Bob Sideman, who was Roskie's understudy three years ago and now appears to be ready for his best season, made it possible for Coach Johnny McMillan to return speedy Dutch Brembs to his old wingback post. Sideman, former Charlotte High school luminary, is a 195 pound triple threat recently dis charged from the Army Air Corps. He kicks and passes well, and his hard running in practice has made him a difficult man to stop. Big Bob will be ably seconded at fullback by a powerful but in experienced youngster from San ford, Fla., an 18-year-old Naval ROTC trainee named Warren Daniels but known to one and all as “Rabbit.” He’s a little out sized for a bunny, since he stands six feet one and weighs 190, but he’s “Br’r Rabbit in de Briah Patch” when the going gets tough. With experience, he may be out standing. strong contender for fullback honors. McMillan believes he fits in much better at his new post. Tindall has been handiicapped by injuries, but will be ready to go soon. Don Johnston, a pint-sized back from St. George, who is speedy and tough for his 155 pounds, also may come in handy as the season progresses. He is a 17-year-old freshman. All in all, the Gamecocks haven’t got the best fullbacks in the country by a long shot, but they are considerably more than just acceptable. Notre Dame Gridders Lo«e Star Fullback SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 17. (U.R)—Notre Dame’s football team 'offered another blow today when Marty Wendell, first-string full back, was transferred by the Navy to the Great Lakes Naval Train ing Station. Wendell, a cadet in the N.R.O.T. C., was considered one of the best defensive backs in the mid west and Coach Hugh Devore had built the Irish defense around the 195-pound Chicago, youth. Frank Ruggerio, second-string junior fullback, was moved into the first-string position. Ruggiero is a 20-year-old, 200-pounder from Orange, N. J. Notre Dame recently lost its team, captain, Frank Szymanski, considered one of the Nation’s out standing centers. He withdrew from the squad because of an eligibility matter. JOCKEYS REVEAL PLANS TO STRIKE CHICAGO, Sept. 17.— OJ.PJ — Jockey* at the Hawthorne track here and the Fairmount race track, Collinsville, 111., announc ed today they would strike Wed nesday in protest against the Illinois Racing Commission’s re fusal to grant a license to Jockey Wendell Eads, former contract rider for Warren Wrigjjt’s Calu met farm. John B. Kelly, general manager of the Jockey Guild of America, announced at the Hawthorne track today that no rider would mount horses at either track and would refuse to ride “idefinitely there after except for contract employ ers.” There are 49 licensed jockeys at Hawthorne and three of them are under contract. ‘‘We have informed the board,” Kelly said, ‘‘that our organization is outraged over the manner and method of the hearing given Wen dell Eads on his application for a license. ‘‘No evidence worthy of the name was produced at the hear ing of any wrong doing by Eads to justify denial of his license.” Eads’ license was suspended af ter a race at Washington Park, here, July 20, 1943 when he alleg edly gave Burgoo Maid a ‘‘ques tionable ride.” Eads applied for reinstatement July 17 and August 29 of this year and the commission held a hearing Tuesday at which time the racing board took the matter under ad visement. Frank Mandel, member of the racing board that denied Eads’ ap plication, said ‘‘if they want to strike that’s their move. “We have made our decision and since Maj. Williams is on his way to Washington I see little likelihood of our holding a meet ing about this matter.” Rain Forces Wolfpack Indoors For S e s s i o n RALEIGH, Sept. 17.—(P)—Rain forced N. C. State College’s Wolf pack indoors today, but the Pack got in a two hour drill on running plays, blocking, tackling and pass defense. Earlier in the day, Coach Beattie Feathers called the squad out for a morning skull session to offset the time to be lost tomorrow as new students begin their registra tion process. He said the squad would drill under lights tomorrow night for the first time. A num ber of night drills were set for the remainder of the weed since all bvt one of the team’s home games wi\ be played under lights. The Wolfpack meets Milligan here next Saturday night in the season opener. Feathers plans to use a mixture of the T formation and the Tennessee style of attack. During the last ten centuries Buddism, born in India, has been virtually banished from its native home. Cuccinello Staggers On In Batting Race With New Low Winning Averages Imminent bPORTS—CINCENELLO staggers. By HARRY GRAYSON NEA Sports Editor NEW YORK, Sept. 17.-An am bitious young man named Anthony Francis Cuecinello is sitting out the second half of double-headers apd otherwise nursing his legs in a determined effort to get in the required 400 trips to the plate and win the American League batting championship at the age of 37. Young Tony Cuecinello broke ir. professionally with Syracuse . _- ^. | George^Case WallyJVIosej ! 19 years ago. Now an innate American Leaguer, of course, the budding CuccineHo was nonethe less very much a National Leaguer when elected to play un der the late John J. McGraw in the first All-Star Game, staged in connection with the Chicago World’s Fair ’way back in 1933. CuccineHo reported to the White Sox last spring as nothing more than a filler-inner, but such were the exigencies of the fourth war year that he was pressed into regular service. The first thing the stocky Italiano knew he was off to such a running start that he couldn’t stop, and here he is smack dab in the stretch still leading the pack with a rous ing .308. Regardless of whether Cucci nello keeps on his pins, a »jew Tony Cuccinello hopes to cele4 brate 37th birthday as battinel • champion. winning low average in the American League is imminent. You have to go all the way back to 1905 to find a lower prevail ing mark. That was when out fielder Elmer Flick of Cleveland flicked in with .306. Lou Boudreau probably would have repeated as. the A. L. stick leader had he not broken that small bone in his ankle, which a [lot of people suspect knocked the Indians out of their first pennant in a quarter of a century. Some thing is always knocking the Tribe out of the flag, come to think of it. Some considered Boudreau a bargain basement winner a year ago, when the Illinois product steamed in with .327. Yet he was very much in the thick of it with a thumping .306 when hi* ankle cracked up. Contesting Cuccinello are George Washington Case of the Senators, Eddie Mayo of the Tigers and Wally Moms 01 White Sox. Case, the fastest man in baseball, beats out a lot of In field hits. Mayo, the most im proved player of the game, is handicapped by a calcium deposit in his left shoulder. Moses, who swings from the portside and possesses unusual speed, is the most formidable hit ter of the lot, and consequently the dark horse in the scramble, The Georgia Cracker is back in the stride that enabled him to hit from .301 to .345 for the Ath letics over a stretch of seven sum mers. Lou Boudreau’s .327 of last year was respectable in view of Luke Appling’s winning .328 of the previous campaign. And a bloke named Ty Cobb took it all in 1908 with 324. Still the winning figure in the junior wheel has plummetted since Jimmy Foxx’s peepers went haywire and Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams joined the armed forces. With another war year, judging by the figures, the American League easily could have a bat ting champion with an average below .300. As a matter of fact, that extra ordinary achievement is quite pos sible this fall. FIGHT RESETS NEW YORK, Sept. 17.— (IP) - Jake la Motta, the Bronx bull with the cement chin, turned loose his big guns in the. late going tonight to knock out Georgie Kockhan, a walk-in-and-wallop slugger from Akron, Ohio, in the ninth round of a pier six brawl in Madison Square Garden. Lamotta scaled 162 1-2; Kochan 163 1-2. ‘Peace On Justice’ Is Promised Italy ROME, Sept. 17.—(/P)—Premier Ferruccio Parri expressed confid ence today that the Big Five Coun cil ' of Foreign Ministers would grant Italy a “peace based on justice.” While Italy must pay the penal t; for Fascism’s misdeeds “up to a certain point,” he told a news conference, its two years of war against Germany was a contribu tion “equal to that of France or Yugoslavia.” tThis Funny World “Look what I learned in school today, Pop!" -• ...- ■ . ■—■. ■ ...... - - ■' 1 ■■■——-■ ‘Battle ‘Em-Now, Beat ‘Em Then’ Becomes Gridiron Cry Of Richmond RICHMOND, Va„ Sept. 12 he University of Richmond, which las watched its fortunes ebb and low- in Southern Conference and state football imbroglios since its nore inspiring performances of pre-war days, this year apparent y is going to enter the coming contests untried but undaunted, n. 1 with the promise that the les sons to be learned this year are ;o form the foundation for great er teams in the years to come. The watch-word and rallying cry is to be ‘battle them • this year; oeat them next year’’ And to achieve this, Malcolm U. Pitt, director of athletics and head Soach of the Spiders, has reach ed down into the saline flats of the ridewater and brought to the con fines of Westhampton George C. Hope, former coach at Grandby High school, who will have the task of putting together a re presentative machine to carry the Red and Blue through a tough seven-game schedule, which in cludes four southern conference ppponents and befcjns in less than wo weeks. I Hope, who performed a Her culean task in grooming the Nor folk gridders for scholastic com petition has a squad of 35 youngsters with which to work— youngsters who show an unfailing interest to learn the fundamentals of the more advanced science of the game; unflagging determina tion to “get in and fight’’ but with little or no experience other than that gleaned in high school com pletion. But a dearth of veteran material gives the new mentor a rather neb ulous nucleus around which to build a formidable aggregation. In juries and other factors have com bined to whittle away the small core of tried and true material which has remained over from last season, a year which by no means saw the Spiders at their best. Chief casualty was the loss of last year’s co-captain and guard, John (Socky) Wood. On top of this, it is announced that Gilbert (Rat) Rogers, fullback from last year who handled most of the Richmond punting and pacing, hag been ordered by his physician to forego football. This leaves only one man of vet eran calibre, Captain Jack Null, who will plug the hole at center. The other positions are open and their occupations in the making. Among these are Tom Stanley, from Thomas Jefferson, a former guard now trying for a backfield post; Arthur Oley and Loy Grag nani, from Benedictine, who are hustling for a guard berth; Randall Little, reserve guard from last year: Tom Versprille, tiny speed merchant who has been running in the tailback position in workouts, and Bobby Fleming, a windback hopeful from Augusta Military Academy. The schedule: Sept. 29—Virginia Military Insti tue at Richmond; Oct. 6—Maryland at Richmond; Oct. 13—Open; Oct. 20—Guilford at. Guilford, N. C.; Oct. 27—Catawba at Catawba. Nov. 3—Open: Nov. 10—Virginia at Charlottesville; Nov. 17—Vir ginia Tech at Lexington; Nov. 22— William and Mary at Richmond. STANDINGS RESULTS YESTERDAY American League Detroit at Washington; postponed, rain. Chicago 4-4. Boston 8-2. St. Louis at New York; postponed, rain. Cleveland at Fhialdelphia (night). National League Boston 4, Cincinanti 2. Philadelphia at St. Louis (night). Brooklyn 4, Chicago 0. (Only games scheduled), STANDINGS American League Teams Won Lost Pet. Detroit- 85 60 .586 Washington- 84 64 .568 Sc. Louis- 76 68 .528 New York- 74 68 .521 Cleveland - 68 70 .493 Chicago - 71 75 .486 Boston- 66 78 .458 Fhialdelphia _ 44 101 .303 National League Chicago - 90 53 629 St. Louis - 86 56 .606 Brooklyn - 79 64 .552 Pittsburgh-- 80 67 .544 New York- 76 68 .528 Boston - 61 82 .426 Cincinnati _„ 59 84 ,4]2 Philadelphia _ 44 191 .415 PROBABLY PITCHERS National League Chicago (Passeau 17-7) at St. Louis (Dockins 8-4) night game. Boston (Wright 6-3 and Hutchings 6-6) at Cincinnati (Harrist 2-2 and Fox 7-12) two games. (Only games scheduled.) American League St. Louis (Potter 14-10 and Mil ler 1-1) at New York (Bevens 13-8 and Zuber 4-11) two games. Cleveland (Glieman 5-8 and Feller 3-2) at Philadelphia (Gass away 4-6 and Christopher 13-12) two games. Detroit (Trout 18-14) at Washing ton (Leonard 16-7). (Only games scheduled.) Luxury Liner Scheduled For Return To Frenchmen CHERBOURG, Sept. 17.— (JP) — The 43,450-ton liner lie be France, which carried thousands of Amer ican trourists to Europe in pre-war years and soon will begin trans porting U. S, soldiers home, re turned to this French port today for the first time in five years. The lie be France, seized by the British at Singapore after the fall jf France and converted into a ;roop transport, will be returned formally ti France Wednesday. MOTORIST IS HELD FOR INVESTIGATION IN DEATH OF FOUR GILBERT, W. Va., Sept. 17.—W —The bodies of four people appar ently killed by a hit-and-run. mot orist were found at the foot of an embankment opposite the post office at nearby Justice today, and Magistrate Homer Bragg an nounced the police are holding the owner of the car which he said de finitely was involved. The victims, killed outright were Carl Stafford, 56; Amos Hale, 47; Mrs. Bessie Hatfield, 26, and Mrs. Emma New, 30. Bragg, who conducted an inquest, said that several hours after the discovery was made police took into custody Warrant Officer Ros coe F. Bishop, who holds eight ribbons, for campaigns in North Africa, Sicily, France and Ger many. The magistrate added that brok en glass found at the scene corres ponded with shattered glass on the automobile, and also that paint found in one of the victims hair was the same as that on the auto mobile. Soviet Shrine Reopened ' Following Years Of War MOSCOW, Sept. 17— (JP) —The red and black granite tomb of Nikolai Lenin wag the Mecca of thousands today as the Soviet shrine, closed early in the war, was reopened. Embalmed originally by a “new method’’ said to be better than that which preserved Egypt’s mum mies, the body of the Russian revolutionary leader lies encased in a new cut glass casket in the constantly-guarded mausoleum in Red Square. AID TO POLAND LONDON. Sept. 17—(JP)—UNRRA' said tonight it had concluded a formal agreement to supply relief to the Polish Provisional Govern- ■ ment in Warsaw. The relief agency ! said it already had shipped 60,000 1 tons of food and 60,000 tons of oth- < ther supplies to Poland. 1 - ( Congress formally established post offices and post routes in the | states in 1782. ’ LOCAL HORSEMEN TAKE TOP HONORS Bill McEachern of Wilmington won three blue ribbons at the Sedgefield horse show last week end, winning the three-gaited and junior three-gaited, and dividing honors for the five-gaited saddle mare class with another Wilming ton rider, Hazel Lee Peavine. Although the weather put a , damper on the classic event, and mud handicapped the horses and riders, Wilmington riders rode away with their share of the awards. Mary Sutton took top honors atop Rexanna Blue In the chil dren's class. CHERRY URGES N. C. FARMERS TO INSURE WINTER WHEAT CROPS RALEIGH, Sept. 17.—(jP>—Gov ernor Cherry called attention to day to a campaign underway in the State to sell Federal All-risk crop insurance on the winter wheat crop and said farm era “should take advantage of this opportunity to protect himself rgalnst financial insecurity.’' Recalling that because of heavy rains in the various sections of the State last year some farmers suf fered total losses to their wheat, when a bumber crop was ready for harvest, the Governor said: “For many years, just about every kind of business except farming has been able to insure itself against loss or damage front all uncontrollable causes. Now, through the Federal crop in surance, Tar Heel farmers can protect their investment and be assured a return from their year’s work. Anything that protects the investment of the farmer protects the business and welfare of the entire state.” The insurance, which covers all unavoidable hazards, may be ob tained through county AAA offices or from other crop insurance agencies. The sales campaign ends September 29. HIGHWAY PATROLMEN COLLECT S142W IN AUGUST REPORT RALEIGH, Sept. 17.—(JP)—The State Highway Patrol collected a total of $142,515.47 in revenue or its equivalent during August, Motor Vehicles Commissioner T. Boddie Ward said today. Included in the revenue were $80,024 representing the value of cars and property recovered by patrolmen and returned to owners; $31,011.60 representing fines which were turned over to county school fund; $23,066.27 in cost turned in to county general funds; and $8, 393.60 representing revenue collect ed for overloading and other in fractions of highway regulations. Ward’s monthly report showed the patrol spent a total of 48,350 hours on duty, travelled' 385,350 miles on state highways, made 2,682 arrests and obtained 2,318 guilty verdicts; inspected 31,624 vehicles, 37,251 driver’s licenses, investigated 2,988 complaints, cor rected 12,459 faulty lights, investi gated P300 accidents, and issued 3,005 citations. 1,055 VETS LANDED WITHIN THREE HOURS TO SEl NEW RECORD MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 17.— (JPI — Winging out of the southern skies at three minute intervals, the Army’s big ATC planes brought home a record-breaking total of 1,055 veterans from Europe’s battle, fields in three hours today. The veterans, eager to set foot once more on American soil, had “sweated it out” at airfields in Bermuda and Puerto Rico while all planes were grounded by the great hurricane on Saturday. Up to 2:30 p. m. (E.W.T.) 90 aircraft had brought in 2,500 re turnees since morning — another record — but the greatest influx came in a three-hour period when 31 planes landed 1,055 GI Joes and officers. 600 Freshmen Prepare To Register At State RALEIGH, Sept. 17.—(IP)—Ap proximately 600 freshmen were on hand tonight for the registration program at N. C. State College, which begins tomorrow. Dean E. L. Cloyd presided at an orienta tion program for the freshmen to night. Registration of all new and upper classmen will be completed at the college by Friday and classes, inaugurating the college’s 56th year will begin Monday. Registrar W. L. Mayer said ap proximately 250 war veteran* would probably register, swelling the civilian enrollment to from 1,000 to 1,100. The school has a pre-war enrollment of 2,600, BANKERS TO MEET RALEIGH, Sept. 17.—4JFI—A one day conference for a representative group of bankers from Eastern North Carolina and Virginia will be held here tomorrow to discuss new types of bank credit services calculated to be helpful duing the reconversion period. TURNABOUT IN FORTUNES OF WAR Sgti Samuel Moody (right) of Boston, Mass., who was cap tured on Bataan and held prisoners in the Japs Narumi Daito Electric Steel prison camp, stares pointedly at a Jap prison guard named Toyama. Captives said Toyama was nicknamed Snag because of his cruelty. He appears with Sgt. Moody at the Araie »>■ railroad station where the Japs delivered Allied prisoners to be picked up by the U. S. Navy. (AP Wirephoto). J HARD-HITTING SKIPPER Charley Armstrong brushes up on tackle assignments under dl- I rection of Coach Bo McMillin of Indiana. Discharged as captain in I Army Air Forces, Evansville lad has six oak leaf clusters and I live battle stars. ‘X.