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Is Ivlam ,r Question bv> .iv ±^l) YARDS Nev Yoik City—(ONS)—The .word is out that Mr. Boxing is going to take one last fling at a million dollar gate — in other Words, Joe Louis is going to fight again, according to the wiseacres along Bask Boulevard. Mr. Louis is said to need moje of th t folding stuff to keep jhimseL and his henchmen in the style to which they are accus tomed. The henchmen are bab bling that they know that Joe can whip Ezzard Charles with one hand tied behind him. Thai remains to be seen. Charles has his weak points but a blubbei'y Louis weighing some 220 odd pounds can only pray for the old K.O punch and if Ezzard moves .with his customary speed chanc es are that Mr- Lc-uis will tire himself out and become an easy target for the younger lad. If the word is true, we mv truly sorry that the big man is g\nny to try to make one mere fig MISS FAIRBANKS IN S. A. ICE SHOW Hollywood — (CNS) — Mabel Fairbanks, shapely lass of thA iceskates, took a midnight plane to Lavana, Cuba this week to join “Rhapsody On Ice’ January -'A She was seen off by tearful Warily Hunter, her longtime mtnager and advisor whno will remain in Los Angeles on busi ness. The revue features many greats in the skating world in cluding Beiita, a motion picture actress as well. They will tour South America from Cuba. Mabel, tabbed as “Queen of the Negro Ic'eskatei's'’ has 3 big production numbers in “Rhap sody On Ice”. She'll do a hula called ‘‘St. Louis Boogie'" and wards and the most difficult two exhibition numbers. Her specialities are skating back leaps and splits. Producing the revue are two brother,. Leroy and Edward Prince, both from Warner Brothers- It is now playing an extended run at the Blanquita Theatrc in Havana. Excited and overjoyed at a ‘‘break” to flaunt her talents be fore an unbiased audience, Ma bel left Hollywood with the hope that down in Cuba people will recognize her ability and judge her on merits. For in Ameiica1, for tl e past five yeai's, Mabel has been hide!- behind skaters of far ^ ^ in an effort to kc ~ from auu.ining star dom. R eently she added anoth er feat to her list. She opened school for beginners and has taught many promising Califor nia youngsters, including daugh ters of movie stars. New Glass Backboard For College Play F“_ Notre Dame eager* ns well as college teams throughout the nation ire enteiurtt their first season of play with the newly required trans parent backboards. Pittsburgh Plate’s RK backboard is being tested by >iotre Pa me doormen. (1. to r.) John Foley, Bob Wray, Tom Johnson. Leroy Leslie and captain Kevin O’Shea. Made of half-inch Hereuiite impact-resisting glass, the RK backboards give spectators i full view of the basket from any angle. See Jethroe As ‘‘Rookie of Year” For 1950 Pittsburgh, Pa.— Sam Jethroe, the swift c-utfield hawk that Brooklyn sold to the Boston Braves last year believes in rest ing his bones during the cold winter. Not that I blame him a bit. Lou Perini, one of the braves’ owners interviewed Jeth i*oc after the stars sale to the Braves- In the course of the conversation Perini offered Jeth rce a job wih a construction crew in this city, not far from Sam’s home in 'Erie, Pa., Jethroe took it saying that it would take care of all the winter fat. The first day Jethroe worked he came to the tunnel project wearing slacks, the second day he put? on more clothes, since he felt a little chilly the first day'. The third day he reported with heavy woolen, pants over the summer slacks, plus a mackinaw. Then came the pay-off, on the fourth day Perini’s Construction manager received a message from Sam which read, I got so many clothes on now that I can’t walk, I think that I’ll layoff now until Spring training. That tun nel work ain’t for me. Jackie Before Camera In February Hollywood,—(Atlas) — Jackie Robinson goes before the cam eras in February with a penciled release date in May, timed with the baseball season. It is be believed the star second sacker will take a cut in the profits plus $50,000 in case. The National League is also in on the deal and will receive ar light percen tage of the net for its coopera tion, including an okay on Rob | inson making personal appear j ances with the film during his regular playing schedule. A1 Green will direct the film while Mort Brisking will serve as executive producer. The pic ture will include newsreel shots of Jackie’s performances on the playing field as well as his high a Congressional Committee last ly publicized appearance before year. _ New Member is Appointed To Tr insit Board jv n S- Miller, Chicago attor ney and civic leader, was offi cially seatd in December as a member of the- Transit Board. He was recently appointed tc that position for a seven year term b y the Governor o f the State of Illinois. h MISERY? 1 T*V lift i‘>mph hom> treatment. Many pooph ha*© vrriftcn u; that if trough them blessed relief fito miswnes of Hard of Hearing «*d Hoed Hoccs duo to catarrh of the bead, l.+tey were past 70! t:or proof of these amazing rccobs, write us loony. Wotting to wecr, * 1 Tr*a«:it»f usad right in your own hom-j-. 1 ©ary aed ‘intpfc, '--— _A 5£Mi' NOW FOR PROOF y HE ELMO COMPANY AND 30 D4r TRIAL OFFLR / P— ---.-,/ DAVENPORT, IOWA I ytf&&XBSkZu..:, ■ ; ; w ... .■■•o-^xaaa 1 MILWAUKEE, WIS. — Cake or steak? One of a Milwaukee zoo’s lions “Shorty” had his 11th birthday here today so his keeper thought j .he rated a cake. Promptly Shorty got his cake and the people pressed i around his cage eager to witness his appreciation, but what happened? Shorty just gave his customary roar and settled back to his customary ! diet of raw meat, which also was placed in the cage. “. I t | ^Private Readings^# |l jy by Bette & c4bbe Wallace \ £j> TO HELP YOU LIVE A MORE ABUNDAN7 LIFE <K; Editor’s Note: Bette & Abbe’ Wallace extend you an invitation tc ! submit your troubles to this column for free analysis. For your I ‘1950 Date of Birth Reading,” complete with Lucky Day Chart— rend twenty-five cents in coin or stamps. As a special courtesy, the Wallace’s offer you advice by mail with your order for the 195( Reading—this includes free consultation on three questions. Al! work is confidential. Sign name, birthdate and address to letteri and enclose a stamped envelope for mailing answers back to you 4> Write tot BETTE & ABBE’ WALLACE, care of this paper $ Eighth St. Theatre 731 So. Wabash Sunday Evening, February 26th at 8:30 P.JYL / j In the entire history of the world there has probably been no single sequence of events producing so great and di verse an artistic impact as the trans portation of the African cultures to America. Wherever this culture found itself, in Cuba, Brazil, Haiti, the United States, it fused with the strong exist ing* ethnic forces and resulted in a new, and vivid folk-art. Talley Beatty is a member of the select few who were born to dance, bor several seasons he has won popularity and critical ac claim as a virtuoso performer. TICKETS; $1,901- $2.50 - $3.70, (tax inch) Mail Orders to Allied Arts Corp., 20 N. Wacker Dr. > - .. . J I .* ■t . ' * / ."*■! . >d . . ■ - - •: ■ / ■ '