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Washington, D. C., Tuesday. March 14, 1944—A—12 * Win, Lose or Draw By GRANTLAND RICE. Intelligence in Sports Not Confined to Game A veteran non-combatant, looking on from the side lines for many ! years, brings in another argument.. Here is the point he makes: "Who have been the smartest men you've known in sports—not only in their professions, but also outside of their professions? We all know there have been many smart ball players, fighters, etc., who were shrewd and canny enough in their own games, but who were dumber than an iron ox in every other phase of existence. What about their own games and their outside abilities?” This is an interesting angle. Being a glutton for punishment as well as an end-of-the-limb inhabitant we’ll take a chance. Corbett, Mathewson Were Sport Intellectuals 1. Boxing: Our nomination is James J. Corbett, a great heavy weight and the best of all boxers. Not only a smart ringman, but a first-class actor, a brilliant talker and ad-libber, a striking personality who could match a quick wit with such a comedian as Frank Tinney. In this outside respect, including the ring. Gene Tunney ranks second. Tunney actually knew his Shakespeare, his Shelly and his Keats, but he wasn't a James J. Corbett. 2. Baseball: Christy Mathewson. Matty w;as not only an able college graduate, but certainly one of the smartest pitchers who ever lived. Probably the smartest. I dropped in with Bix Six at the Pitts burgh Athletic Club many years ago and saw him play 10 well-known chess players, moving from board to board. Matty won all 10 games. Matty was a scholar with a brilliant mind. He was known as Old Per centage. Moe Berg knew more languages and possibly was a trifle closer to literature, but Matty gets the top vote. Jones Golf's Brightest, Rockne Smartest on Grid 3. Golf. We must offer you Maj. Robert T. Jones of the Army Air Force. Bobby was something more than one of the smartest golfers who ever entered a championship, where his judgment usually was beyond criticism. He also was something more than a leading graduate of Georgia Tech and a post-graduate from Harvard, where he took a two-year course in one year and finished near the head of his class. lie was also a smart lawyer and a smart business man on the side. He has one of the best minds I’ve run across. I don’t believe this selection can be challenged. No. 4. Football. This is where we move into a number of diverg ing trails. Football has been packed with smartness. There are such men to consider as Knute Rockne, Percy Haughton, Lou Little, Bob Neyland, Wallace Wade, Bob Zuppke, Dan McGugin, Dick Harlow on and on. My vote goes to Rockne—a smart football player—one of the smartest of all coaches—an able after dinner speaker—a master psy chologist and one of the most interesting persons I’ve ever known. Bob Zuppke. as coach, speaker, artist and philosopher wasn’t far be hind. Tilden, Sande and Lovelock Outstanding No. 5. Tennis. The vote goes to Tilden. Big Bill was the smart est of all players. In addition he was one of the true masters of Eng lish as a writer. Many of his articles were used for text purposes in colleges. Tilden had an extended mind ofl numerous subjects. He always was interesting. No. 6. Racing. My vote goes to Earl Sande. Sande was one of the greatest jockeys of all time. He has been a high-class trainer. He also has been able to make a living as a singer with an excellent voice. He is quiet, modest and capable. Sande was smart on a horse and he always has been smart on his own feet. No. 7. Track. Jack Lovelock, new Zealand. Lovelock was one of the greatest milers of all times. I saw him beat Cunningham at Princeton and later run away from Glenn in the Berlin Olympics, where he set a new 1,500-meter record. He was a brilliant scholar and one of the best doctors of his day. He now is serving in Scotland and England in this capacity on the war side. I always have believed that Lovelock, under pressure, could have run the mile in 4:05 or even 4:04. “I only ran to win,” he told me once. But there was much more to New Zealond Lovelock than his track ability. (North American Newspaper Alliance.) Holdout Troubles Are Piling Up For Cardinals, -Pirates, Reds . Bj- the Associated Press. NEW YORK, Mar. 14.—Star Catcher Walker Cooper of the St. Louis Cardinals; Vince Di Maggio, alugging outfielder of the Pitts burgh Pirates, and Gee Walker, outfielder of the Cincinnati Reds, are the latest additions to the 1944 ranks of baseball holdouts. Generally front-office men dis like the word holdout, but players unsigned at the start of spring training are regarded by the fans in that category. Warren Giles, general manager of the Reds, ex pressed the front-office view in as serting "there are no holdouts (among the Reds). Some are just late in reporting.” Cooper, in company with First Backer Johnny Hopp, discussed terms with President Sam Breadon of the Cards yesterday, but the two did not sign contracts. Breadon asserted afterward, “I don’t expect Cruicky Gets Another Break in N.-S. Open B> the Associated Press. PINEHURST, N. C„ Mar. 14.—An eligibility restriction helped tiny Bobby Cruickshank of Richmond, Va„ win the North and South open golf tournament last year, and an other unusual factor is likely to aid him in winning this year’s tourney that opens today. A year ago the tournament was limited to military men and civilians over 38, and with young low scorers absent Bobby was able to whip the field. This year the PGA is not sponsoring the $3,000 tourney, and some top stars, including twin ter rors—Jug McSpaden and Byron Nelson—are skipping it. So with these sharpshooters away, the veteran Scotsman's road to victory will be easier. Perhaps the chief competition will come from a golfing oldster, Gene Sarazen. Gene has won about all the tourna ments worth winning in his long career, but he's never been able to pocket the North and South. He thinks this may be his year. Another quartet of likely contend ers—Lt. Horton Smith. Clayton Heafner, Leonard Dodson and Johnny Kinder — begin the first round today. Another 18 holes will be played tomorrow, with 36 holes Thursday. 105 Irish Answer Call For Baseball Team By the Associated Press. SOUTH BEND, Ind., Mar. 14.— Notre Dame, never lacking in foot ball manpower, has plenty of base ball players, too. Baseball Coach Jake Kline counted 105 candidates for the 1944 Irish team when he called his first prac tice yesterday. Only three were lettermen, but Kline has a month to select a start ing nine for the opening game. Seven of the candidates, outstand ing players from other schools, were assigned to Notre Dame by the Navy. Eaves Prexy of 'G' Club ATHENS, Ga., Mar. 14 \F).— Charley (Beefy) Eaves, tackle on the 1943 University of Georgia foot ball team, has been elected presi dent of the "G" Club of athletes whc have won letters in a major sport Eaves is from Elberton, Ga. r any trouble. • * * We didn’t discuss terms seriously." No comment was forthcoming from the Pirates on Di Maggio ex cept that the hard-hitting out fielder was unsigned. Walker, how ever, announced in Orlando, Fla., he wants more money from the Reds. Other Prominent Balkers. That puts Walker in the company of such other stars- as Shortstop Billy Jurges of the New York Giants; Ron Northey, outfielder of the Philadelphia Phillies; Outfielder Luis Olmo of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Pitcher Luke Hamlin of the Philadelphia Athletics, all of whom have asserted they want a salary hike. Then there's Pitcher Bobo New som, traded to the A’s by Washing ton, who has announced he is satis fied with Connie Mack’s terms, but for some unexplained reason has not yet put his "John Hancock" on a contract. Other diamond developments yes-! terday included: Atlantic City. — Yan^s bought Catcher Joe Glenn from Kansas City, but learned Pitcher Marvin Breuer has decided to remain in his war plant job. Frederick, Md. — Coach Earle Brucker of the A's asserted Rookie, Pitcher Carl Scheib, 17, of Gratz.j Pa„ needs only to learn change of! pace to win regular starting job. i Bloomington, Ind.—Eleven players j missing as Reds worked out. Hopper of Bucs Inducted. Muncie, Ind.—Pittsburgh Pirates informed Pitcher Jim Hopper was j inducted into Army at Charlotte, N. C. Pitcher Wally Hebert and Catcher Hank Camelli detained by winter jobs and will arrive at camp late. French Lick. Ind.—Manager Jim my Wilson of Cubs delighted that playing field is in excellent condi tion. Evansville, Inld—Detroit Tigers announced Elon “Chief” Hogsett, who pitched for them decade ago, will try out for pitching berth. The | Chief, a southpaw, w-as with Minne apolis recently. Pitcher Roy Hen shaw sent word he intends to remain at his Chicago war job. Lafayette, Ind.—Outfielder Roy Cullenbine signed Cleveland con 1 tract, the 31st Indian to sign. '• Chicago.—Inflelder Grey Clarke, up from Milwaukee, and Bob Mistele, pitcher from St. Paul, signed White ; Sox contracts and will report at | French Lick camp Thursday. Out | fielder Myril Hoag also signed bring ing total satisfied players up to 29. Ott Reclassified 1-A. Lakewood, N. J.—Manager Mel Ott announced he has been reclassi fied 1-A. Thirteen players still un signed, including Jurges, Boston. — Veteran Pitcher Jim Tobin signed with Braves and will report to Wallingford, Conn., camp soon. Buffalo.—Milt Welch, 19-year old catcher, signed Bison contract. He is 4-F. Netman Guernsey Wins Top Prize at Golf FORT MYERS, Fla., Mar. 14.— Capt. Frank Guernsey of Orlando, tennis star who doubles at golf, I won a half dozen prewar golf balls as first prize in the Fort Myers links championship, i Capt. Guernsey defeated W. F. Crane, winter resident from Marsh j field, Mass., 9 and 8, in the 36 ‘hole finals. l Bluege Looking to Leonard, Wolff as Nat Slab Mainstays Pair of 4*F Pilchers Near Trim; Dutch's Ankle Now Sound By JOHN B. KELLER. A couple of 4-Fs soon should be ready to do plenty on the pitching hill for the Nats this year if you’ll listen to Manager Os Bluege. Dutch Leonard and Roger Wolff, draft-free knuckleballers, given any break of fortune, will pile up wins for his club the pilot confidently predicted after watching the pair go through initial workouts at the College Park training camp. Both looked as though they had wintered well, especially Wolff, who cut loose with a few high, hard ones and some flutterers before being ad monished to curb his throws. Wolff, It was learned, had been doing a deal of throwing in St. Louts gym nasiums during the winter besides taking a course of baths calculated to get him close to playing condi tion. Leonard Spry as Ever. He still has a matter of 10 pounds to shed to get down to the playing weight he held last season, when he won 10 games against 15 losses for the last-place Philadelphia Ath letics, but Wolff says he needs the extra poundage to carry him through the training campaign. As to Leonard, he looks as spry now* as ever. That left ankle he broke early in the 1942 season ap pears to have healed completely. There’s no trace of the limp he showed last year and Dutch him self says it does not bother him anymore. It didn’t seem to, the way he bounded around in the pep per drill. Bluege believes this pair will shoulder a good part of the Nats’ pitching burden and do so in fine manner. The Nats were to be senj^ through a longer drill today than the one eight regulars of the battery squad held as camp opened yesterday. In addition to the veteran knucklers, on hand were Pitchers Mickey Haefner, Bob Albertson, Turkey Curtis, Alex Carrasquel and Milo Candini as well as Catcher Rick Ferrell. With Coaches Clyde Milan, George Uhle and Nick Altrock directing, all had a thorough work out for more than an hour. Nat Hurlers Toll in Winter. Candini reached Washington just in time to join in the drill. The husky Californian looked pretty close to playing trim after working through the winter as a steam fitter at a Stockton, Calif., plant. Haefner and Wolff also held down winter jobs, Mickey as a coal miner at his New Athens, 111., home and Roger as a meat cutter in his father’s butcher shop in Chester, 111. Juan Hernandez, the youngster Sarrasquel brought along from Caracas, Venezuela, for trial, had to De cautioned against throwing too hard, but couldn’t get the idea. He had been pitching all winter and expected to continue firing ’em through. Maybe Bluege has ideas of going back to third basing at times this season, what with Harlond Clift unlikely to be around. The man ager went through a still pepper Irill, with Coach Milan batting some tough ones to handle, ps looked his eld self as he scooped*up the ball, and he still has that rubber arm. George Uhle, jr., a 17-year-old Ditcher from Lakewood (Ohio) high school ranks, was brought to camp o learn that spring training as tone by a big-league club is not all play, his coaching dad said. George, sr., modestly admitted the lad has a good fast ball that might get him somewhere in the game before long. Decker Aide to McSpaden JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Mar. 14 UP)—Henry (Hank) Decker, veteran golf pro and shipyard worker here, will become associate pro at the Philadelphia Country Club at the invitation of Harold (Jug) Mc Spaden. Fontana Wins Praise As Bowling Leader Ernest Fontana, president of the Building Trades Bowling League, which rolls at the Lucky Strike, to day was receiving sundry congratu lations from bowling leaders, labor leaders, bowlers and last but not least, War Savings Fund officials upon an outstanding performance of personal enterprize and leader ship. His 24-team league, which he or ganized, wound up the season with a banquet at the Annapolis Hotel attended by more than 300, with trophy awards to the winning teams, men and women, being made by Radio Sports Commentator Arch McDonald of WTOP, and Fred Walker, editor of the Trades Union ist. Among those present was Labor Leader John Locher and Mrs. Locher. Dancing was to the tunes of Little Jack Little and Sidney's Orchestra. The Building Trades League was the only big one to make a 100 per cent showing in The Star's War Bond Tournament. With Fontana in the vigorous lead, the league ac counted generally for the sale of nearly $1,000,000 bonds and will re ceive a citation from the Treasury Department. The Painters’ No. 1 team "won the men’s pennant and Iron Workers' No. 1 the women's. Four-Man 4-F Catching Staff Boon to Sewell AKRON, Ohio, Mar. 14.—Luke i Sewell, manager of the St. Louis Browns, is counting on a four-man catching staff to keep him off the active-player list this year. “We will have four young 4-F catchers in Mancuso, Hayworth, Giuliano and Schultz.” said the former Cleveland Indian player and coach who has managed the St. Louis American League club for three seasons. He will leave Wed nesday for Camp Giradeau, Mo, where the Browns start spring training March 20, GOULD BATTERIES L. S. Jullion, Inc. 1441 f ST. N.W. NO. 1075 GRIFFS GET GOING—Among the pitchers on hand when spring training for the 1944 season was opened at Maryland University yesterday were these right-handers: Left to right, are Veterans Milo Candini and Alex Carrasquel and Rookies Vern Curtis and Bob Albertson. Mollis, Shading Doty, Gains 8th Straight Ring Victory Here Tom (Pop) Mollis, aged Baltimore middleweight, can do no wrong as as far as Washington fight fans are concerned. A big favorite here, he won his eighth in a row locally last night at Turner’s Arena after en tering the ring a 2-1 choice over George (Red) Doty of Hartford, Conn. Off preflght dope the bout should have rated no worse than even, but so many customers wanted to back Mollis that the price Just was forced out of line. He won the decision after 10 rounds of good battling from both boys, but it was so close that Tommy's numerous friends had plenty to worry them all the way through. Press row was unanimous in giving a slight edge to Pop. The Star score sheet had him ahead, 93-92; the Post score was 95-93, the Times-Herald said 40-39 and the News had four rounds for each boy and two even, with Mollis getting the nod. Doty hit the harder blows, but Mollis scored oftener, particularly with a straight left jab that worried Doty throughout and in the fifth opened a slight cut over the red head's right eye. Doty started strongly, with several good rights to head and body giving him an edge in the first round. At that point it appeared only a matter of a few rounds before he would knock out Mollis, but Tommy rallied to outbox him and gradually take over the lead in the late rounds. The ninth and tenth, particularly, were fast, with both calling upon their last bit of reserve. The semifeature six-rounder went to Bobby Brown of Washington over George Williams of Baltimore. They hit each other with every thing in the book all the way, neith er apparently making any impres sion. Either both can take it or both are cream puff punchers. There were two technical knock outs, cut eyes in both instances being the reason for stopping the bouts. Sammy Thompson of Wash ington stopped Red Rees of Harris burg in 40 seconds of the third and Jess Moraney couldn’t answer the fifth-round bell against Frankie Gillen. The opening four-heater was won by Junior Murray over Bobby Waters. Hudlin Buys Out Prexy LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Mar. 14 OF). —A 13-year-old leadership in the Little Rock baseball club was ended this week end, when Roy L. Thomp son. president, sold his stock to Willis Hudlin, an Army Air Forces instructor. BOARD o* STRATEGY—Bossing preparations for the baseball campaign that opens just live weeks from today are this quartet of grizzled old-timers, snapped yesterday at College Park. Shown, in the usual order, are Manager Oss Bluege and Coaches George Uhle, Nick Altrock and Clyde Milan.—Star Staff Photos. Little Hope for Cards Against Dartmouth In NCAA Tourney Catholic University’s basket ball team will enter next week’s National Collegiate Athletic Association tour nament at Madison Square Garden a decided underdog, having drawn Dartmouth as its first-round oppo sition on Friday night, March 24. They play the first of two games that night, Temple going against Ohio State in the other tilt. The Indians are regarded as the strongest team in the cast with the possible exception of Army. Coached by Earl Brown, former Notre Dame standout, they won 16 games and dropped only one this season while winning the Eastern Intercollegiate League title for the seventh straight time. Their standout player is Capt. Aud Bridley and they have been strengthened by the addition of Dick McGuire, who recently was transferred from St. John's of Brooklyn, wl^gre he was voted the outstanding player in the New York area. Temple has won 13 and lest 8. Ohio State has won 17 and dropped 6, while C. U.’s Cardinals have won 17 and missed 5. A1 Nixon of New York U., mana ger of the NCAA tourney, an nounced a new system of referee selection this year. One Arbiter from each of the four districts in volved will work the games. Nats7 Leading Fan Also in Training Washington’s No. 1 fan was at hand at College Park yes terday to make the Nats’ train ing inaugural really “official.’’ Ernest F. Holcomb, a 300-pound er with a voice to match his weight, started conditioning himself for the season by roaring encouragement from the little grandstand as the athletes went through the first grind. Holcomb, an Army veteran who resides at Soldiers’ Home, hasn’t missed a Nat game at Griffith Stadium for several years. Men, Women Sharing D. C. Tourney Card Four games, two each In the men’s and women’s divisions, are sched uled tonight at Heurich gym in the District basket ball championship tournament. Starting at 7 o’clock the WAVES meet the Fort Belvolr WACS and Greenbelt meets the Marinettes in women's tilts, while following will be men's games send ing Greenbelt against Naval Receiv ! ing Station and Camp Springs against Gallaudet. TWA defeated Chevy Chase Dodgers, 56-36 in a men’s tourney game last night while Sholl’s topped, 25-18, OPA In the women's section. Two Heurich League games also were played, with Perruso downing United Typewriters, 44-42, and FBI girls winning over the Marinettes, 20-18. Three Will Battle for Dickey's Job If Army Takes Yank Ace By the Associated Press. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J„ Mar. 14. —Taking the place of Bill Dickey isn’t the softest job a guy could dream up for himself, but if the greatest Yankee catcher of all time is accepted for Army duty after his physical exam tomorrow there are three newcomers itching to try. When they heard that Dickey might go and Rollie Hemsley was going to stay on his Vienna (Mo.) farm, the Yankees decided to do a little farming on their own and hoed up three candidates on their Kansas City and Newark planta tions. They’re Joe Glenn, Bob Col lins and Mike Garbark, all of whom got most of their training under Yankee farm bosses George Weiss and Paul Krichell. Glenn and Collins Veterans. Glenn and Collins have had big league shots before, but it’s the first time up for Garbark, who spent six years apprenticeship in the Yankee farm system. The name of Glenn isn't exactly new to New York customers, who have a dim recollection of him in short takes from 1933 to 1938. The veteran from the hard-coal mines of Dickson City, Pa., always has been a scrappy fellow, with plenty of hustle and a strong right arm that could heave line drives into a barrel at second base. Glenn performed with the Browns and White Sox after he left New York, spent two years in Louisville and Oakland before he bobbed up last year as first stringer at Kansas City. He was under Manager John ny Neun, who may have had more than a little to do with his sale to New York yesterday. Neun became one of Joe McCarthy’s three advisers when Coach Earl Combs took a year's leave of absence. Collins is a steady, workmanlike receiver who moved up through the For your health-1 toko SWIM 45c Hm tm ---—-- ^ j I Yankee system as far as Newark, was sold to Los Angeles and finally hit the majors for a couple of trials with the parent Chicago Cuhs. Like most of the Collins in the game, he often is called “Rip.” He was out of baseball last year, but was the property of K. C. Garbark Husky Farm Product. Garbark is strictly a product of the Weiss-Krichell school, a dur able, husky fellow with Villanova football experience who can hit that ball hard, but not always too con sistently. He didn’t know he was going to the Yankee camp until last Saturday, but he has always wanted to get up there in the big tent where two older brothers played. Glenn is due tomorrow, Garbark Thursday and Collins Friday. In the meantime, the Yanks are mak ing use of still another backstop. He's Claude Larned, a city council man in nearby Pleasantville, N. J„ and a former St. Louis Cardinal : chattel who is helping out in the early work. Atlanta Club Will Open Camp With 50 Men By the Associated Press. ATLANTA, Mar. 14.—Some 50 players are expected to report when the Atlanta Crackers begin prac tice April 1 at Ponce de Leon Park, says President Earl Mann. One of the most promising new players, the club president said, is Floyd Pittman. 17-year-old third baseman from Chattahoochee, Ga„ and another is Henry Fallon of New Orleans, discharged Navy veteran who plays shortstop. SELL YOUR CAR to FLOOD PONTIAC Woodley 8400 4221 Connecticut Avenue Opan daily, avaningt and Sunday —1 Hawks Hope to Clinch Playoff Spot Tonight By the Associated Press. After blowing a chance to do it against the New York Rangers on Sunday, the Chicago Blackhawks hope tonight to assure themselves of the fourth and last playoff spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs of the National Hockey League. They invade the Boston Gardens to play the fifth-place Bruins. With a six-point lead over the Bruins, all the Hawks need to clinch the play off spot is a tie. This may prove a difficult task, since the Bruins are on the upgrade since upsetting Montreal on Sunday and must win to keep alive their slim chance of beating out the Hawks. The game will give Boston’s Herbie Cain an opportunity to set a new league scoring record of 74 or more points. He equaled the mark on Sunday, but, with Lome Carr of Toronto and Chicago's Doug Bent ley hot on his heels, he cannot rest on his laurels. Lach tops the assist column with 46, a new league record, with Smith right behind at 45. the old mark set by Bill Cowley of Boston three years ago. Harold Jackson of Detroit leads the penalty parade with 76 minutes in majors and minors, two more than Mike McMahon of Montreal. rut, SWING -Mi m rifCTFva t Ortiz 1-4 Choice Over Aguilar Despite He Dislikes Lefties By the Associated Press. LOS ANGELES. Mar. 14.—Manuel Ortiz, undisputed champion of the bantamweight boxing division, de fends his title tonight for the ninth time. Challenger in the scheduled 15-round bout is Ernesto Aguilar of Mexico City. Aguilar is a leftie and clever, but he has no particularly damaging punch. Southpaws bother Ortiz, the gentleman fanner from California’s Imperial Valley. The boys who throw punches from the portside usually manage to go the distance against him. Nevertheless Tommy Parmer’s pro tege has been installed as a 1-4 favorite, probably because Manuel has kayoed Tony Olivera and Joe Robleto, both of whom went the route against Aguilar. Chief interest in tonight’s scrap is whether Aguilar, who has shown ability to take punches, can survive the terrific punishment Ortiz deals to the body. Manuel is one of the hardest hitters for his weight in the history of boxing. Ortiz's last fight was against Benny Goldberg, the Detroit leftie who hadn’t lost a decision as a profes sional. Ortiz won an easy decision. It was his eighth title defense in 12 months. The El Centro, Calif., Mexican was all set to branch into the featherweight division and engage Phil Terranova until the NBA ruled that if he did so he’d have to vacate the bantam championship. The Terranova bout fell through, any how, so Ortiz remains in .the 118 pound class. Aguilar is managed by George Parnassus, whose stable is cutting a wide swath in boxing right now. Parnassus also has the new NBA lightweight champion, Juan Zurita, and Enrique Bolanos, ex-Mexico City bellhop who is hot after the featherweight crown Sal Bartolo took from Tarranova. Hillman Thinks Dodds Could Beat 4:03 on Dartmouth Track By the Associated Press. HANOVER. N. H., Mar. 14.— Harry Hillman, veteran track coach, was plotting another attack on the American mile record today after being assured by his Dartmouth College superiors that its famous oversized board running track would be relald. Hillman plans to have Gil Dodds, the Boston divinity student who lowered the indoor mile record a tenth-second to 4:07.3 in New York last Saturday, go after Glenn Cun ningham’s unrecognized 4:04.4 in door mark, made on Dartmouth's lightning-fast boards four years ago, here shortly after April 1. Hillman hopes that he can per suade Bill Hulse of New York, holder of the American outdoor 4:06 mile record, and Don Burnham, Dart mouth’s IC4A champion, to compete against Dodds in a scratch race. Dodds, who has turned in seven winning races under 4:09 during the past three seasons, should get under 4:03 on the Dartmouth track, Hillman predicted. “All he has to do here is race the way he did in New York last week,’* the Dartmouth coach explained. The only mile runner in the world to better Cunningham's 4:04.4 mile is Sweden’s Arne Anderson, who turned in a 4:02.6 performance out doors to wipe out Gunder Haegg's 4:04.6 record last summer. At the time Haegg and Dodds were touring this country to aid a service fund. Many of the famous Dartmouth boards, considered the fastest run ning surface in this country, were taken up last summer to provide room for the physical training pro gram of the college’s Navy V-12 and Marine Corps trainees In the college’s spacious field house. Budge to Play Kramer In R^d Cross Tennis By the Associated Preee. NEW YORK, Mar. 14.—Lt. Don Budge and Coast Guard Cadet John Kramer meet tonight in the feature match of a tennis program at Madi son Square Garden, with all pro ceeds going to the Red Cross. Francisco Segura and Sidney Wood clash In another singles match that has attracted Interest. Three Basket Fans For Every Ticket Br the Associated Press. CHAMPAIGN. 111., Mar. 14.— Illinois, like neighboring Indiana, takes its high school basket ball seriously. If the University of Illinois gymnasium had sufficient seating capacity, approximately 150,000 fans would see games In the three-day State cage title tourney this week, but only 50,000 can be accommodated. Requests for tickets were at the rate of nearly three for each one available and Ticket Man ager C. W. Lyon had to refund $18,008. D. C. Squad of Seven Tops Golden Gloves Br tbc Associated Press. NEW YORK, Mar. 14.—Washing ton has the largest team representa tion in tonight’s semifinals of the Eastern Golden Gloves boxing championship tournament with sev en battlers. New York and Puerto Rico have six each with four other teams trailing. Pour Capital City mlttmen won their way to the semifinals with victories last night while three others advanced on byes. Only Dis trict lighter to be defeated wa; Mid dleweight Lew Pavone, who was eliminated by Hy Bronsteln of New York. Joe Gannon, Washington 147 pounder, turned in one of the six knockouts of last night’s first round. His two-fisted attack so wore down Ben Picclone of Newark that the latter was unable to come out for the final heat. Jim Vakos, Washington, survived a first-round knockdown for a count of seven to decision Elmer Bagdas sarian of Miami at 136 pounds. Other winners were Donald King over George Bashkingy of Newark at 113 and Pete Cllinskl over John Kassada of Charlotte, N. C„ at 135. 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