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Big Five Cage Season Gets Under Way This Weekend Duke Battles Deacons For State Opener Will Be First Big Five Game of Season —State, Heels and Davidson to Play' i ■ The bosket ball season for member# H North Carolina's Bin Five get* an ksr way In pen era! this week-end. wfth e»ry member 01 th* athletic group ageing action before the week closes Duke is the onlv team which got i mart an the bssfceUiaU floor ifefore tag Christmas holidays, but they had Ji-As tart roue trip Into the north, lotting • majority of the gam. j they played They are back on home soil now and are expecting to improve their stand tag h efore taking to the road for an other tour. * Carolina swung into action against Guilford at Chapel Hill on Wednes day night and on Saturday they will go to Charlotte where th*y will meet Davidson in their first test In Big #lve ranks. It will also be David son's first match with a state oppon ent. three of the Big Five memb Will see action tonignt in two games. Duke and Wake Forest are meeting in Durham for the first contest among members of the state conference for the season. It will inaugurate the Wake Forest season, while Duke has played several games before the pres ent. The Deacons are reported tc have a strong combination made up of veterans. Four lettermen Are slated to start, while at Duke there is only dne experienced man on the squad this year, the others having been lost by graduation. • N. C. State will be taking on out of state competition. The William and Mary Indians from Virginia will face the Red Terrors in their first taste of Interstate competition for the sea son. The Indians have a strong quin tet this season and will be able «to offer plenty of trouble for Dr. Ray Sermon’s State eager*. The W.llium and Mary team will move over to Duke Saturday night for a game with the Blue Devils. Bramham Rumors Declared False By Club Owners Reports that a rmiuiilltee of three would sueeetsl .fudge W. G. Bramham in guiding the Piedmont league, today were lielng called false by Felix dayman, owner of the Charlotte elult of the loop, who according to the reports was to be one of the members of the steer ing committee which would con trol the league. Mr. dayman said that there had been some misun derstand tig since the commuted of three was mimed for the pur pose of selecting a treasurer for the league organization before January 1.1. when the annual lius- Biess meeting of the league Is scheduled. da)iuan declared that Rramltam bad agreed to remain as head of the league under the condition that a treasurer to relieve him of this part of the work lie appointed. IWE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCEI I Another Modern and Convenient Outlet for I I That Good Gulf Gas and Oils —U. S. Tires —Willard Batteries WUBCO Batteries I . -- I The Master Service Station Opens for Business Saturday, Jan . 9 I •£ • • I At 524 South Garnett Street, Henderson, N. C. I The Gas, Oil and Greasin g Department will be in charge of T. C. Taylor, former ly with the Gulf Refining Co. Station. The Battery, Tire and Washing Department will be taken care of by Eugene Edwards, formerly with Serve-All Service Station. These two men know their business and will give you thoroughly satisfactory and courteous service. I Try Us—We Are Sure You'll Like Our Service I 1 MASTER SERVICE STATION | END OF OLYMPIC BOR SLED RUN ft | *■9* .. Sf : y. / \ An / OLYMPIC \ I P.OB SLKD KI N | W, .^3 'his spot is Ihe terminus of th< I tile and a half bub sled run at | TAR HEELS READY MONOGRAM CLUB AT FOR DAVIDSON TILT STATE IS FORMED Carolina Rookies May Get Another Test In Game at Charlotte Tomorrow Chapel Hill. Jan. B—-Weathers, Jones Garber and the other Tar Heel rookiV n ho looked so good in Carolina’s I :9-23 win over Guilford Wednesday j night are slated to get thoir second ' <nd real test Saturday night, for the I l’ar Heels will meet their first. Big ! Five competition with a game with I Davidson at Charlotte at 8 o’clock that night Weathers a veritable ‘ ball-hawk" it forward, set the scoring pace with 6 points. Barber got six points the ,hort time he was subbing at the other orward. and Jones played a neat ‘ loor game at guard. If these youngsters can keep the race. It looks like Carotlna mfcy come f Jirmigh with a goqd >;eaSao, for 1 loach Shepard has veterans for the | <t her posts in Captain Tom Alexander. ; i*aul Edwurds and Wilmer Hines. ! >nd all three men showed their old [ Individual form in the Guilford game. Captain Alexander will be playing ) on the old home grounds, for Char ! lotte is home to Captain Alexander. ! as it is also to Dave McCachren. soph- I omore, who may start in place of j Jones, if McCachren is off the sick j list by that time. i John Phipps, Dave Henry and George Brandt are thre more rookie j guards who broke in against Gull , ford and who may be expected to ac i quaint themselves creditably. Still Thother newcomer. Stuart Chandler, a i : tar in his specialty which is football, ; Is yet to get in. i The Guilford game showed the Tar i Heels committing the usual number i of first game errors, bad passes, and poor shots, but their play and their j 19-23 margin of victory was quite good I for first game. They will be out to HENDERSON, (N. C..) DAILY DIBFATCH- FRIDAY, JANUARY 8,1082 Hiti. | Lake Placid, N. Y., which will li I used by Olympic athletes. Sixteen More Men Initiated Into Organization At Raleigh Raleigh, Jan. 8 -Sixteen monogram men at North Carolina State College wore initiated into the college mono gram club last night. The new men are: Red Walt, track; Arthur Wilson, track and football; Bill Ebey. W. N. Fuller and John Lannlng. baseball; Bob McQuage, Mope Cumiskey, Don Wilson. Francis Scholl. Phil'Kinken Buck Buchanan, Bob Bohannon and Reid Tull. football; and, Jimmy Brown, basketball. Eld Crow and Mor gan Hutchinson. managers of the 1931 varsity football team were also iniated. ’ Twee Floyd, president of the club and captain of this year’s track team aid the club would give a dance to night in the club room in honor of the William and Mary basketball players whom Slate plays this evening at 8 oOcloek in the FYank Thompson gym nasium. Tire dance will follow the game. Ttate is the possessor of one of the best monogram club rooms and clubs in the State. The room is lo cated in the Frank Thompson gym nasium and Is equipped with furni ture and many pictures of Btate Col lege sport teams during the last 25 or 30 years. The trophy case is also lo cated in the room. An active pro gram of entertainment for visiting teams has been planned by Presi dent Floyd for the winter and spring months. start the State titular quest with a bang In the DaDvtdson game, and this contest may go a long way towards telling how strong the new Shepard coached <Tqr Heels ate going to be. WOtFPACK CAPTAIN TURNS TO BOXING Charlie Cobb To Try Hand In Fighting With State College Ring Team Raleigh, Jan. B—Charlie CoM», 1931 State College football captain and all- State tackle,, la the newest addition to the State College bending team. Cobb reported for the team the first of ihe Week. Cobb weighs 208 pounds and will fight In the unlimited class. Red Sspey, State's undefeated heavy weight, will be shifted to the 180 pound class permanently. Espey fought In both the heavy-weight and unlimited division last . winter, winning Six straight flghds. Cobb showed unusual ability with the gloves Thp&day afternoon wbetr he stepped three fast rounds with Es pey, Stephens and Daugherty. The last two are promising freshman heavyweights. ~Ccfap displayed a’ hefty punch and the ability to take punishment Lfbuter.ant C. H. Elms, conch, was very optimistic over the possibilities of Cobb as a boxer. He said’ the big gridiron player had the power and the speed to make him one of the best unlimited fighters In col lege circles. Bill Dunaway of Raleigh and win ner of the state high school title last winter in the 145 pound elate, is mak ing quite a showing among the fresh man boxers. Dunaway has improved greatly this winter, developing s hefty punch and worlds of speed. He boxed three rounds Thursday after noon and looked to be the beet box* ; Diamond Chief Stepping Out B * X ' "j, Vi IS • « “ is S I 49ft ~ a wVkTe ’ >ia 11 '**— l *— mmmm —*** lll i 111 ■■■ I • ■■ ~I I Full of what the intellectuals call "joie de vivre,’* but which <■ more familiarly known as “pep,” John J. McGraw waves an enthusi astic greeting to the cameraman who was on hand to greet him on his arrival in Havana, Cuba, to spend the Winter. The New York Giants’ boas and his “boss,” who is shown with him, are familiar figures in the Cuban capital, to which they make a Diterrimags «>neh year. Henderson Highs Open Cage Season Tonight Hcndersoh High school will ope* their IBM basketball season ham tonight with a contest wtth the Bethel Hill high school quintet. This passe M one «f the ten sche duled la the Mslte Championship series Par the loeaf Mgh school fame and the cage game fans of this efty are /jnlt/hribetf a hard fought battle. The game will he played m Cooper’s Warehouse and will start at 7:38 o'clock. Coach Payne has been iilfhag Ms squad for several works and lam flam in good oetuftthm for the contest. He has a number of Ms loot year men back In uniform aad around them he has termed a formidable com bination. His squad flselndes Pey ton Rogers. Nick Chavasse. Tril lion Green, James Wills, Garland Harris, Edwin Watkins aad Leon ard Eason, all who have played with the high school qaflttei be — - in action during the afternoon. Still another freshman showing up well la Stephens of Apex in the heavy weight division. Boxing was some thing rather new to this red hdad when he came to State last fall. Stephens has a good punch and seems to be able to take more punishment than any man on the squads. Welling one of the leading candi dates for 115 pound class on the var sity, is in the college infirmary and will be unable to report for several days. State’s first fight is Saturday night week, January ,16 in the Frank Thompson gymnasium with V. P. I. fore. Besides these men am pit- re serve material will be ready for service In the contest. Two games are on schedule for next week, according to the aehe dide m announced ip Conch Payne jfeSMday. On Tuesday night the few* wfR go t« Oxford where they meet the Oxford high school five. Friday will find (heat hack oh the home floor with the Oxford Orjduiwtr town | furnishing the opposition. New lee Qiifon As a result of her numerous vic tories at Newburgh, N. Y., in the Middle Atlantic championships, Elsie Muller (above), of New York, has been crowned to succeed M iss Lillian Corke as outdoor speed skating champion. Miss Muller’s aggregate was 65, as com pared to Miss Corke’s 55 points. Both fell over the finish line in the dazzling end of the half-mile event, the result being so close that the judges first thought Miss Corke the winner. WILDCATS MAY BE WITHOUT CAGE STAR Grier Martin Hag Infected Foot Which May Keep Him Out of Flay Darfidson. Jan. 8 The Davidson college Wildcats may i>c minus the services of one of their star players when th’y me*t the University of North Caroline Tar Hods on the cage court of Central h'.gii school in Char lotte tomorrow night at K o'clock, for Grier Martin, Ihe only experienced center-forward has an infected foot resulting from a blister. The game was first announced for the Charlotte Armory auditorium, but Davidson officials stated today that it DEACONS TO MEET DEVILS TONIGHT First Game In Big Five Cir cles Scheduled For Duke Gym Tonight Durham. Jan. B—Duke and Wake Forest will pry “the lid off tile 1932 Big Ftva basketball race by nieetin<: tonight in the Blue Devil gym „( 8:30 o’clock. The Baby Deacons and Blue Imps meet at 7:15 in a preli minary game. The Deacons will pio their hopes of winning on a new and mysterious esteem of basketball, called "Kokomo which Coach Fred Emmerwn of the Deacons has kept well hidden by lock ing the doora to the Wake Forest basketball court. Ht will mark the opening homi game of the season for the Blue Devii* and WOI show off almost a completely new team. Only the faces of John Shaw, guard and Pete Carter, forward, will be familiar to the fans. Roy Alpert, high scoring center, and Jim and Herb Thompson, a pair of smooth working brothers will be making their home debut. Coach Eddie Sameron will probubly continue the policy he started on ih. Devil*’ pre-Christmas trip of usinu many players. Other sophomores ex pected to play for the first lime at home are Fr«d and Ted Lewi-. Charles Burnham. Phil Weaver. Cha- Hayes, Hugh Curry and Babe Bost The tilt will mark the first of a tWo-game home stand by the Blue Devils. Duke will meet William and Mary Saturday night at 8 o'clock. There will be no preliminary game. Coach Fred Enamerson will prob ably start a veteran crew against the Devils, composing what promises to be one of the most powerful quints in Wake Forest basketball history. The probable starters: Wdke Forest Poo. Duke Barnes : Carter Right Forward Jo yn*r J. Thompson I-est Forward Webb fC> Alpert Center “«»<* H. Thompson Right Guard ° w ™ Shaw Left Guard would be staged on the Central high court. For the past sevCt-al days Man in has been aboen from the drills at Davtdson, following out the advice of physicians, and 4 here is n irasci bility that he will round | n t« shape by . Saturday night. Coach Lord is hoping that he will be in trim. «n«l l< making Ids preparations to us.- him. though a last minute change might be necessary. The two or three days rest might turn the trick, and enable him to don a uniform. Coach Laird today gave out a ten tative lineup that included Mathis and Wagner at guards. Martin at cen ter. and Peabody and Holland, for wards. Should Martin be unable to play, it la thought that Bernard will repJace him at center with the re mainder of the lineup &b stated above. Martin and Ca.pt. Mathis are tht only lettermen that Davidson possess es this "year, though two of the other members of the announced lineup have seen service with the Wildcats. These are Pea>>ody and Wagner, neith er of whom won their monogram dm lkg 1931. Holland Is e sophomore and la the only member of fast year’s ffmhmaw team to beeefc through for a varsity berth.