Capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1919-1980, March 23, 1949, Page 15, Image 15

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    Bearcats to Try
PSP Diamondmen
In Weekend Game
Wtather condition permit
ting, Coach Johnny Lewis will
; take hi Willamette university
Bearcat baseball team Inside the
: itate prison walls for a practice
! session Saturday afternoon. The
Grays have had no opportunity
; to workout this season. The
' Bearcats have taken advantage
of the few hours of dry field
eonditioni to get in shape.
Eventually the prison will
; have a much better diamond.
! The new wall will enclose some
; 12 acres of additional territory,
! making room for a bit of athle-
tic expansion.
Warden George Alexander
; staged his annual pre-spring
sports dinner Tuesday evening
i for the benefit of approximate
' ly 100 men who will play base
i ball, softball and who will take
part in the track and boxing
i programs.
Plan Meeting to
'Organize Salem
I Softball Group
; An organization meeting of
, the Salem Softball association
: will be held at the YMCA at
' 7:30 Thursday night with Char
lie Davis, president, wielding
'. the gavel.
i Officers for the approaching
I season will be named while
; John McConnville, state com
j missioner at large, and Gurnee
! Flesher, district commissioner,
1 will report concerning the state
association conference held a
few weeks ago in Portland.
There is strong possibility
' that Salem will constitute its
own district for state tourna
; ment purposes and McConnville
is expected to report in this
! connection.
The program for the year will
operate under the direction of
the city-school recreational di
: vision headed by Vern Gilmore.
All persons interested in soft-
1 ball will be welcome to sit in
during Thursday night's confer
Salem Trapshoot
Men Plan PITA
The Salem Trapshooters club
will present a P.I.T.A. register
ed meet at the Turner road
grounds Sunday beginning at
9:30. Similar events are sched
uled for April 16 and May 28.
The program will include the
usual three events: 100 16-yard
targets, 100 handicap targets
and 25 pairs of doubles.
Independence to
Hold PITA Shoot
Independence The I n d e
pendence Gun club has been au
thorized to hold a PITA regis
tered shoot at the local traps on
Sunday, April 3.
The Pacific I n t e r n a t i onal
trapshooting rules will govern
this shoot and the scores made
will be included in the official
record.
Duckpin Bowling
- (Complete Result)
MEN'S CITY LEAGUE Bill Gallthler
checked In a 231 name wnile Al nen
Ilflld counted a 554 aerlea for individ
ual high acorea. The Frosty olaon team
recorded a 2328 aerie while Davla Oil
era registered a 83B lame.
Lea Newman's (11 Linhart 2, Devoe
387, Pox 38, Ellison 318, Itnower sou.
Sunset Donuts (3) Still 351, Schaelter
338, Wenger 375. Schwartz 441.
Davis Oil (21 Creasy 408, Henael 473,
Kenfleld 554, Harrison 412, Davla 456.
Eisner Motora (31 H. Miller 536, L. Rus
sell 469, Stull 436, P. Russell 434, W. Mil
ler 411.
Frostr Olson (41 Wood 472, Smith 415,
Rchola 46S, Ctaiithler 539, Meyer 433.
Mick's Slans (01 Spalding 450. Eshle
man 460, Dicks 4M, Wlllema 413, Hot
lert 361
Malm's Station (01 Malm 374, Wenser
450. Karn 331, Keppinger 365, Dlmbat
313. Commercial Seats (4) O. Oapps 416,
Hampton 4(11, Lao Oapps 321, Kaya 430,
L. cappa 480,
Mankind knew nothing about
the circulation of blood in the
human body until 1628 when
William Harvey of England pub
lished proof of a continuous
flow from the heart through the
arteries and back through the
veins.
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Tonight 8:30 P.M.
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SALEM ICE ARENA
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Revived Kentucky to Defend
NCAA Toga in Seattle Match
New York, March 23 tP) It's a revived, rampaging Kentucky
basketball team that will defend its NCAA championship in Se
attle, Wash., Saturday against defense-minded Oklahoma A. and M.
Twenty-four hours ago Coach Adolph Rupp feared his magnifi
cent senior quintet, the nation's
"played itself out" and reached
the end of its triumphant trail
But these qualms vanished,
the Blue Grass courts master
said, when he saw his Wildcats
crush Illinois' Big Nine titlists,
76-47, last night to win the east
ern NCAA playoffs.
Led by Alex Groza, the big
All America center who pitched
in 27 points, Kentucky Just toy
ed with the mid-westerns and
won breezing betore a Madison
Square Garden crowd of 15,126.
"It was one of the five best
games my boys played all year,"
Rupp commented proudly aft
erwards. "They really snapped
out of their slump and I hope
for a hangup game against the
Aggies."
The Kentucky coach said he
Salem, Orgeon, Wednesday, March 23, 1949
Sledge Outlasts
Mat Performers
Bill Sledge downed, Rene La
Bell to wind up the battle royal
feature of Tuesday night's week
ly mat exhibition. He is said to
have received $250 for his
achievement. Ben Sherman was
the first grappler of the six in
volved to leave the arena. Then
in turn Jack Lipscomb and Tex
Hager were dumped. Sledge and
LaBell teamed up on Tony Ross
to clear the ring for the final
action.
The preliminary saw Andy
Truman take a one-fall decision
over Whitey Whittler.
PORTLAND YMCA HOOPERS
WILL ENGAGE LOCALS
A squad of handball players
from Portland Central YMCA
will engage a local group Wed
nesday night in the Salem Y
courts. Bob Smith and Norman
Winslow are in charge of local
arrangements.
Park Grows While many
purses, Delaware Park, the beautiful country-type track at
Stanton, Del., continues to mov forward. The above picture
shows the construction work now going on to enlarge the
grandstand. And the track has no daily double, a form of
betting generally accepted as a crowd lure.
Sacramento
Anaheim, Cal., March 23 U.R
The new deal goen into ef
fect at Sacramento this year
with a competent fcaseball re
gime that should bring Solon
fans long-range results.
But in the capital city boost
ers had better take . another
hitch in their belts, because the
team that finished last in 1948,
most certainly won't win the
pennant in 1949 and they will
do well to finish in the first
division.
The organization is new from
top to bottom but the men
handling the reins are all ex
perienced baseball men. Gen
eral Manager Cookie Devincen-
zie formerly held the same title
with the Oakland Acorns and
is a highly-regarded baseball
executive. Del Baker the new
field manager, formerly man
aged the Detroit Tigers with
success.
But the playing talent may
be a bit short. Unless some sur
prise help comes from the ma
jors, the Solons may present an
infield that looks like a sieve.
They don't have a triple-A first
baseman in camp; and the other
three positions are wide open.
Gunning for them are Len Rat-
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top - ranking combine, might have
became alarmed about his team
when it dropped a lackadaisical
87-56 decision of Loyola of Chi
cago in the quarter-finals of the
national invitation tournament
last week.
His worries were not relieved,
he added, when his proteges
won over Villanova, 85-72, Mon
day night in the semifinals of
the eastern NCAA tournament.
"The 67 points that Loyola
got were the most scored against
one of my teams in 26 years,"
he said. "Then Villanova came
along and topped that with 72."
In the consolation game, Vil
lanova held Yale's fabulous
Tony Lavelli to a single field
goal in trouncing the Eli, 78-67.
Paul Arizin rang in 22 points
for the Philadelphians.
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Vikings Await Weather
Break for Diamond Work
Coach Harold Hauk thumbed through baseball prospects Wed
nesday, waiting a break in the weather to enable his Viking dia
mond hopefuls to begin work for their opening date with Mt.
Angel on April 5,
Seven lettermen will be back in the 1949 diamond lineup, but
WELTER CHAMP TO HIT
HONOLULU FOR BOUTS
Chicago, March 23 U.R Geo
Gainford, manager of Welter
weight Champion Ray Robin
son said today that his boxer
would fight Carl (Bobo) Olson,
Hawaiian middleweight cham
pion, in Honolulu in May.
Gainford said he would meet
here with Promoter Bonnie Fel
ler, Honolulu, to discuss a pos
sible title bout July 4 with
Frankie Fernandez, welter
weight champion of the Ha
waiian islands.
racetracks have been cutting
to Get New
to, Whitey Wietelman and Jim
Tabor from the sad 1948 team,
and a crop of youngsters with
out too much in their favor.
That's the negative side of
the club. Elsewhere the team
has been considerably streng
thened.. Baker has added two
men to his mound slaff whom
he thinks will be near-certain
winners. One is Al Benton from
the Detroit Tigers; the other
Bob Gillespie from the Chicago
White Sox. Both should do well
in this league. If Baker can get
winning performances from the
likes of Tony Freitas. at 40 still
a PCL winner; Frankie Dasso,
doing a comeback; Ken Hol
combe, Dick Conger, Manny
Salvo, Charlie Ripple and a few
others, It will help consider
ably. BO rTOOI
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Organized Ball
Faces New Suit
On Suspension
New York, March 23 (IP)
Organized baseball, already
sued for $2,800,000 by a trio of
suspended players, faced a new
suit today for $1,000,000.
Attorney John L. Flynn said
he was prepared to move In fed
eral court that Sal Maglie, for
mer New York Giants pitcher,
be allowed to join two ex-St.
Louis Cardinals in an attack on
baseball's reserve clause.
Max Lanier and Fred Martin,
one-time Cardinal hurlers, filed
suit recently for $2,500,000 dam
ages, charging that baseball vio
lates the anti-trust laws and Is
depriving them of making a
living.
This followed a previous suit
brought by Danny Gardella, for
mer New York Giants outfield
er, who is seeking $300,000 da
mages. The Gardella suit is a
separate action.
All the players were suspend
ed in 1946 for jumping to the
Mexican league.
The human body contains ap
proximately 35,000 miles of cap
illaries, tile smallest vessels used
by the circulatory system.
-Hauk points out he'll be short
on an infield post and garden
players.
Jim Rock and Gene Garver,
pitchers, Frank "Osborne and
Gordy Bacon, outfielders, Kieth
Farnam, first, Bud Duval, sec
ond, and Bill Johnson, third, are
the lettermen who are expected
to form the neucleus ot the team,
Daryl Girod, shortstop on the
1948 Jayvee nine, is expected to
move into a post on the varsity.
The catcher's spot is expected to
be filled by Earl Eshleman or
Bill Taylor.
The Vikings will travel to Mt,
Angel for their first game. The
remainder of the schedule .in'
eludes: Silverton, April 8, here;
Springfield, April 12, here; Al
bany, April 15 there; Corvallis
April 22, there; Eugene, April
26, here; Springfield, April 29,
there; Silverton, May 3, there,
(tentative); Albany, May 10,
here; Mt. Angel, May 13, here;
Corvallis, May 17, here; Eugene,
May 20, there.
Negotiations for two games
with Oregon State's Rooks are
also under way.
Tuberculosis was the leading
cause of death in the United
States in 1900 with 195 deaths
per 100,000. Today, diseases of
the heart are the leading cause
of death with about 307 deaths
per 100,000.
Deal Club
The outfield looks pretty
good. Joe Marty, 35, hit .318
in this league last year; and Al
White, 29, clouted at a .305
pace. The other shot probably
will go to little Ralph Hodginwn
down from the Chicago White
Sox where he hit .266 last
year but should reach the .300
mark in this, type of competi
tion. The catching is improved
over last year. Frank Kerr, who
was a star with San Diego a
few seasons ago, comes back
to the loop and probably will
be the No. 1 receiver There is
tough competition for the other
receiving spot between Dee
Moore, Vince Castino, Nick Pe
sut and Vince Plumbo.
N. Y. 65 7. Grain Neutral Spirits
A Good n
Sherwood Grabs
Tickets for Name
Night of Bevos
Portland, March 23 . More
than 300 tickets for the first
"name" night of the 1949 Paci
fic Coast league season in the
Vaughn street ball park have
already been sold.
The red-hot little baseball
town of Sherwood has grabbed
up 300 pasteboards for Del Ba
ker night the popular Sacra
mento manager being on hand
that night for honors to be
handed him by old neighbors.
Sherwood has a warm spot in
its heart for Baker and Del has
a warm spot for Sherwood.
Neighbors of long, long ago
will be on hand to greet the
little town's most successful
baseball citizen,
Baker has roamed high, wide
and handsome since shaking the
spring fog of the Oregon coun
try out of his coattails back in
1911 and heading for Montana
to take up baseball as a career.
He s guided a Detroit team
into world series action, han
dled coaching chores for the
Cleveland Indians and now
comes home to renew acquaint'
ances he hasn't seen in many
years.
And, speaking of tickets, a to
tal of 2500 reserved seats in the
right field bleachers for the Bea
ers' home opener, on Tuesday,
April 12, against the San Diego
Padres are on sale.
Grandstand seats have been
gone for more than a week. It
marks the first time in Portland
and Oregon baseball history,
pasteboards went at such a live
ly clip.
SCORES in the ALLEYS
(Cemplet RMalta)
INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE NO. t
Brandt, of the Brandt Buildprs, copped
individual honors Tuesday night with a
234 name and a 639 aerie. The Keith
Brown team acored the high aeries of
2028.
Thrlflwy Cleaners (0)FriM 4M, Hou
aer 374. B Creney 43 S, Smith 399, C. Ores-
sey 503. Valley Motor Co. (3) Doerflfr
4S4, Myers 465, Bullock 506, J. Farley 406,
Colwpll 463.
Blue Lake (1) Lantthoff 571. Johnson
503, B. Hill 496. Eckley 366. Carl
son 567, Ayre 128. Snn Boys (2) HaflHen
aon 461, R. Alcshire 501, McNeil 486, Zel
ler 513, Bisler 535.
Salem Heavy Haul (2 Biilsman 442,
J. Cracroft 448. Rom 476, Farley 496, B.
CracroTt 443. Karr's 1) Wherley 424,
Hart 483, Fane 517, Karr 487, Olney, Sr.
553.
Brant'a Bulldem (3 Farrar 458. Fut
rell 41.1, Miller 449, Brant 639, Thompson
527. Shrnrk's Motor Co. (0) White 364,
Underwood 430, Klein 401, Wisaer 462,
Boniface 345, Kane.sk! 160.
Stcttler Supply Co. 0 Muellhaiipt 428,
C. Stealer 398, B. Hlllerlch 485, Hendrle
398, F. Stettler 406. Keith Brown (3
Murdock 564, Sours 542, Jernlgan 516,
D. Hillorlch 479, Hodues 527.
Re m in n ton Rand (1) Colburn 456, F.
Willard 434, B. Johnson 427. Reeves 572,
Crlswell 521. Trail ways 2) Pedcrson 453,
McNall 519. Cross 498, McCliwkey 532,
ErtSBaard 567.
INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE NO 2 The Sclo
team led the league with a 2544 series
with J. Olney, Sr., of that crew registering
the high ftnme of 220. Frank Simons,
Barb's, scored the high series of 610.
Savlnr Center Stores (2) Winks 616,
Willi ts 443, Allison 503, Orr 437, Bone
532. Hoffman Construction (1) Craw
ford 482, Emberton 405, Herron 421, Mil
lar 418. Clark 405.
Srlo (2) Den.smore 527, Kaneskt 445,
Rochwell 448, Schrunk 530, Olney 594.
Interstate No. 1 (1) Clark 462, Wnlls
476, Ambrose 393, Robison 398, HiRier sh.
Standard Stations (3) A. Bovce 472,
Foreman 481, Koplnschkl 528, Buckley 487,
C. Boyce 512. Teamster's (0) Graham 437,
V. Stratton 402, Wolfe 381, Hau&en 544,
Potil 486.
Interstate No. 2 (21 Pierce 331, Burt
ncr 412. B. Ktllertch 465, McNeil 374.
Pearl 447, Midget Market (1 Myers 505
Heifer 290, Rounds 373, Walker 38B, Law
son 428.
Valley OH CO) Vestal 417, Lien 388.
Zeeb 346. LuU 413. Delk 489. McDonald
Candy Co. (31 Lewis 421, Bryant 456,
Nichols 473. Baxter 526, Scott 445.
Barb's Kids 131 InnlLs 447, Simons
810, Olney Jr. 425, Morey 514. Schmidt
468. Kay Woolen Mills (0) Kay 313, Peter
Aon 384, Held 406, Clarkson 335, Pero 487.
The number of officers in the
U. S. reserve army was reduced
from about 68,000 in 1920 to
about 5,000 at the outbreak of
World War II.
PUBLIC
NOTICE!
The balance of Joe's Up
stairs Clothing stock consist
ing of Super Fine Quality
men's suits, topcoats, sports
coats, slacks, extra suit
trousers and fine fur felt hats
are now being liquidated at
Vi to '2 off of regular prices
at the J. J. Clothes Shop, Sa
lem's quality clothiers for
men and young men. Open
Fri. night until 9 o'clock. 387
State street, two doors west
of Liberty, next door to Hart
man's Jewelry store.
Pd Adv
Surprising Beavers to
Play First NCAA Final
Oregon State College, Corvallis, March 23 Oregon Slate's
basketball team, which surprised its most optimistic supporters
by becoming the first Beaver hoop quintet in history to reach
the NCAA finals, will travel toV
Seattle this week-end to play
the eastern division runner-up
Saturday night for third place
in the nation.
Coach Slats Gill's powerful
club won second spot in the
western division NCAA tourney
at Kansas City last week-end by
trouncing Arkansas, kingpin of
the southwest, 56-38. The Or
angemen lost the championship
Hornets to Close Ice
Season Against Bevos
The Salem Hornets will play their final Oregon Hockey
league game of the season on the North Capitol street arena ice
at 8:30 o'clock Wednesday night. The Corvallis Bfavers will
Quarter Finals
Set- in National
Catholic Tourney
Denver, March 23 U.R) Quar
tcrfinal play gets under way to
night in the national Catholic
invitational basketball tourna
ment with two teams which
ro m p e d through first-round
games facing a pair that had to
go all out to come up with vie
tories.
St. Benedict's of Atchison,
Kan., surprise winner over first
seeded Siena, tangles with Day
ton university, one-point victor
over Loras. In the second con
test, Regis of Denver, which won
with little trouble over Iona,
clashes with St, Francis of
Pennsylvania, a six-point win
ner from St. Mary's of Minneso
ta. "T'isn't So" Canada's love
ly ice queen, Barbara Ann
Scott, pretends to scold a stuf
fed animal given her at a
luncheon in her honor at Bos
ton as she denies rumors of a
romance with Ogden Reid,
New York newspaper scion
whu flew here from Canada
with the ice skater. She told
newsmen Reid was "just a
family friend." (AP wirepho
to) ALE
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game to a great Oklahoma A. &
M. by a 55-30 count.
The Beavers flew home from
Kansas City, arriving back on
the campus late Sunday night.
Gill's men came through the
playoffs without injury and
should be in top physical con
dition for the final battle at
Seattle.
Oregon Stale's opponent at
Seattle will be Illinois.
provide the competition.
The local pucksters have vow
ed revenge for the defeat the
Beavers handed the Hornets
when they last met in Corvallis
Ine Beavers, however, are
equally determined to make it
three straight over the Hornets.
If their goal tender has as good
a night as in the last encounter
the Salem icemen will have to
skate hard and shoot accurately
to win. The Hornets outshot
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