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    Basketball High Scorers Named . . .
Clift McNeely Tops
Nation's Hoopsters
NEW YORK, March 29 W) Flipping 255 field goals and 215
free throws through thenet in 33 games. Clift McNeely, of Texas
Wesleyan won the 1947 national intercollegiate individual high
coring basketball race with 725 points. This is 82 points more
than the 643 with which Bob Kurland, of the Oklahoma Aggies,
won the title a year ago, and 133 more than the 592 Vince Han
man of Washington State, scored in taking the 1945 crown.
McNeely, the nation's top scorer virtually from the start of
the season, lost a chance to break the one-season scoring record
of 777 points when Texas Wesleyan was eliminated early in the
NA1B tourney at Kansas City. Unfortunately, too.' he missed
several games in mid-season because of an injured ankle.
The top scorers for the complete 1946-47 season, as reported
to the Associated tress inciuueu.
Name School
CUM McNealy. Texas Wesleyan
Jim Lacy, Baltimore Loyola
Darl Wilmoth. Alderson-Broaddus ....
E. F. Parham. Texas Wesleyan .
BUI Hall, Marshall . :
Darrall Brown, Humboldt (Calif.)
Harry McLaughlin. Pacific Lutheran .
Red Rocha. Oregon State
Was Peters, Southern Oregon
Gene Petersen, Linfield
Don Barksdale, UCLA
Lou Beck. Oregon State
NCAA Fight
Finals Set
for Tonight
MADISON, Wis., March 29 P)
Sixteen of the nation's top-ranking
collegiate boxers, including
six from host University of Wis
consin, fight it out tonight for
championships in eight divisions
in the finals of the NCAA boxing
' tournament at the Badger field
The finalists, survivors of a
field of 57 who started the three
day slugfest Thursday, represent
nine schools. Wisconsin, winner
of the mythical team title when
the tournament was last held in
1943, placed men in the finals in
all except the heavyweight and
-175 pound divisions. Other final
ists were two from Idaho and
San Jose (Calif.) college and one
each from Syracuse, Penn State,
Michigan State, South Carolina,
Miami and Washington State.
Semi-final bouts last night
were featured by some of the
most rugged mittswinging ever
witnessed in a Wisconsin ring.
There were five technical knock
outs. A pair of heavyweights, Art
Saey of Miami, and Darrell Bur
meister of Wisconsin, were in
the most sensational of the slug
ging matches, with Saey scoring
a technical knockout in the sec
ond round.
St. Paul
Rodeo Set
For July 4
ST. PAUL, Oregon (Special)
Cowboy performers from all sec
tions of the west are already
making plans to spend the July
4th week-end at this Willamette
valley community where they
will compete for more than
$8000 in prizes and trophies at
St. Paul's 12th annual wild-west
Ray Manegre, president of
.he St. Paul association, an
nounces that this gala affair will
be held July 3, 4 and 5, and
that competing professional ro
deo riders may gain points
toward national cowboy awards
by participating at the St Paul
rodeo. St. Paul is affiliated with
'30th the Rodeo Cowboys of
America and the Rodeo Associa
tion of America.
Lively broncs that really buck
will be brought to St. Paul again
this year by Harley Tucker, Jo
seph, Ore., rodeo stock con
tractor, who recently returned
rom Texas, Arizona and New
Mexico with some rugged addi
tions for jiis wild west string.
City DeliTery Service. Ph. 8417.
Ideal for
Brick Mortar and
Light and Tough.
Phone 9266
Western Pumice
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Howdv. folks:
When a feller gits to swallerin'
and nothin to swaller, . t am i
always cm he's thirsty . . . rite
now yore ol" wrangler jist has a
saddle with nothin' to pit under
it It takes a spell to make a hoss
fit vore needs, but he kin head
fer the happy huntin' ground
mighty quicK ana leave yun
a foot Folks have been awful
thouehty to offer me their prize
mounts to ride, but reckon it's
gonna be a spell for I git my
ol' pard outta my system and
want to ride agin. I wuz outta
Ruth and Lou Taylor's spare-rib
shanty, Lakeshore Inn. Enjoyed
a chat with Dick Robustetli, my
favorite liabation, who wuz a
braggin' he cudn't save enuff
money to buy his nite-mares,a
bale of hay. I tuk a gander at
the Taylors beautiful hoss.
Johnie, while I wuz thar. Yuh
don't need a horscope to see
Barbara Danials is a real cow
girl. That sorrel of hers sprung
like a trap and bucked thru' a
fence . . . trad in' Barbara's blue
eyes fer two black ones that are
buttes, she's game as a hornet
tho and climbed aboard and
rode that cayuse 'till he's as
gentle as Ivory soap. Jack
Stewart wuz a-joshin' in the
T-bone lean-too las' Wednesday
with some cattlemen outta Klam
ath Livestock sale. Yuh know.
that's a dandy place to eat. Lois
Gueck pits out a home cooked
meal that kin jurk the wrinkles
outta enny bodies stummick. Saw
Sheriff Low, didn't hardly know
him with shoes on but in them
store bought clothes he jist "bout
takes tne Hart outta bnaiter
Marks. Fer my money he's 16
karot cowboy stuff in a saddle.
Have yuh seen Bob Sproat? He
shore is a-lookin' off color to
health ... if he wuz mine I'd
turn him in pasture fer a month.
Heered Mable and Dan Liskey
come home to sharpen up the
seasons performances on the Poe
Valley ranch.. They've been
takin' a rest cure in Laguna
Beach and aim to spend a year
loafin' and seein' the states. The
young Drews are down on their
California ranch, probably got
the little offspring workin' some
colts. Well, gotta be a-gittin' and
you folks can call me Joe fer I'm
not myself this week. Bye, now.
Three Top
Racquet Men
UP) Pacific northwest hopes in
the California state badminton
championships were centered to
day in the men's singles division,
where three of the region's top
racquet wielders were still un
beaten. Bob Todd. Seattle, defeated
M. D. Bautista, Stockton, Calif.,
15-1. 15-0. and Cliff Cleveland.
Portland, won from Irving Wen
ger, San Francisco, 15-7, 15-9, in
opening round matches yester
day. Russ Hill, Portland, defeat
ed Perry Collogne, Palo Alto,
Calif.. 14-17. 15-5. 18-15. in the
second round. i
By The Associated Press
BOSTON Lee Savold. 208.
Paterson, N. J., TKO Duilio :
bpagnolo, 185, Rome, 8.
Phone 3829
Starts Training
1 4 A
Jo Carroll, local righthand
er, will leave Monday morning
for Fullerton. Calif., where he
will begin spring baseball train
ing with the Fresno Cardinals.
Local Pitcher
Heads South
For Training
Joe Carroll, son of Mr. and
Mrs. D. R. Henry, 1018 Eldorado
avenue, will leave Monday for
Fullerton, Calif., to begin spring
baseball training with the Fres
no Cardinals. Fresno is a mem
ber of the California State
Young Carroll, a husky 6' 1 V
right hander. is beginning his
second year of professional play.
While in high school in 1946, he
pitched for Ed Ryan's Pelicans,
and prior to moving here played
with the American Junior Le
gion club of Salem. He has a nice
fast ball and a definite change
of pace.
- He joined the Fresno club last
June and managed to remain
with the club despite his youth.
He is only eighteen years old
now. During the past winter he
was employed as a salesman
with the Western Auto stores,
11th & Walnut Rex Hiatt, store
manager, played "pro" ball for
several seasons during the early
twenties in the middle west and
he seems to think young Carroll
has a baseball future ahead.
Dual Track Go
To Be Revived
This Season
CHICAGO. March 29 UP) The
dual track meet between the Big
Nine and Pacific Coast confer
ence, suspended since 1942 be
cause of the war, will be renewed
June 28 at the University of
Ualiiorma, Berkeley.
Restoration of the track
rivalry which started in 1937
and paved the way for the new
Rose Bowl football series be
tween the two conferences was
announced jointly by Commis
sioners K. L. Wilson of the Big
Nine and Victor O. Schmidt of
the Pacific lorip.
Team Wrestlers
Move Into Semi
Tilts In NCAA
CHAMPAIGN. 111.. March 29
UP) The four pre-meet favorites
tor tne team title kept pace with
each other by advancing four j
men apiece into today's semi-'
finals of the NCAA' wrestling
In a showdown for the coveted
team championship were Cornell ',
college of Iowa. Iowa State ;
Teachers college. University of .
Illinois, and Oklahoma Aggies, j
who are seeking their eighth
straight NCAA title and their I
15th in the 17-year history of the ,
meet. j
Classified Ads Bring Results.
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Wo have a good stock of these units complete, and maintain
a good stock of repair parts for these two popular units.
Bring or send in the unit and let us fully recondition it
for you Night work gladly in an emergency.
llth and Klamath
Ohio State
Lead Field
Michigan Man Hangs
New 1500-Motor Mark
SEATTLE, March 29 VP)
Ohio Suite's grout nrrny of
divers plus World Champion
Freestyler Bill Smith moved the
Buckeyes out in front last night
at the close of the first day's
competition in the national col
legiate AA swim meet.
One new record was salted
down during yesterday's activi
ty. George A. lloogerhyde of
Michigan State hung up a mark
of 19:44.2 in the 1500-meter mar
athon. Other competition was wide of
record caliber but new cham
pions were crowned when Smith
took the 220-yard freestyle to
replace another Ohio Stater,
Jack Hill: Richard Weinberg of
Michigan ousted Robert Ander
son of Stanford as 50-yard king;
and Harry Holiday of Michigan
regained the 150 - yard back
stroke crown he won in 1943 and
which was taken last year by R.
Cowell of Navy.
Michigan, which was three
points behind Ohio State as the
day ended, took the 300-yord
medley relay crown away from
its neighbor, Michigan State.
The team scores as the second
dav of action began today were:
Ohio State 28. Michigan 25,
Stanford 16. Michigan State 10,
Purdue 8, Yale 6, California 5,
.Washington and Northwestern
4, Rutgers 2. and Nebraska 2.
Today's program called for
high board and 440-yard free
style preliminaries this morning
and trials in the 100-yard free
style, 200-yard breast-stroke and
400-vard relay in the afternoon.
Fina'ls in all these events will
wind up the meet tonight.
Man O War
Reaches 30
Year Mark
LEXINGTON, Ky., March 29
(P) Man-o'-War munched his
birthday carrots with the gusto
of a yearling today, showing firm
teeth that couldn't possibly be
tray his 30 years.
For the sake of sentiment, a
simple horseshoe of flowers was
draped on Big Red's stall in the
only observance of his birthday.
The rest of the day at Samuel D.
Riddle's Faraway farm was rou
tine for him.
Riddle has owned "Big Red
since he was a yearling, having
bought him for $5000 trom tne
late August Belmont, at whose
nursery he was foaled by Mahu-
bah out of a mating with the sire
Fair Play.
College Hoop
Stars Make
Last Stand
NEW YORK. March 29 UP)
Twenty of the nation's great col
lege .basketball players make
their : farewell appearances to
night in a contest that signalizes
the end ol the collegiate season ;
the annual Herald-Tribune all
star game.
The makeup of the two squads
represents a score of conferences,
leagues or playing sectors, lnc ;
west s .ten men are nigger man
the east's on an average of two '
inches. The westerners, with Red j
Rocha of Oregon State topping;
the roster at 6-8, average 6-3. :
The east. -with 6-9 Harry Boy-!
koff of St John's as its big boy,
averages 6-1.
, .
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SSaKNmta 1
Chandler Keeps Yankee,
Dodger Hearing Open
March 29 W Commissioner A.
B. (Happy) Chandler wis on his
way bark to Cincinnati today in
the wake of his announcement
that his hearing into the New
York Yankees-Brooklyn Dodgers
feud would be kept open indef
initely. The diamond czar. Instead of
closing out the quurrcl as the
Caughoo Wins
Grand National
AINTREE. Eng.. March 28
lA'i Caughoo won the 103rd
running ol the Grand National
steeplechase today.
Lough Conn was second.
Kami was third as the !
vored Prince Regent finished
out of the money.
Prince Regent linishtd
AINTREE. Eng.. March 29
(it1) Ticket holders on Caug
hoo. winner oi the Grand Na
tional steeplechase today, and
Jockey Treble, winner of the
Lincolnshire, both of which
were 100 to 1 shots, won 88991
pounds ($35,598) or each two
shilling (40-cent) ticket in the
annual "spring betting
Sons Play
Practice Ball
On Sunday
The Klamath Sons are start
ing the baseball season with a
bang here, holding practice Sat
urday, Sunday and three other
nights, during the week accord
ing to Mel Carpenter, manager.
Big practice day for the Sons
is Sunday afternoon on Recrea
tion field, and Manager Carpen
ter would be glad to see more
baseball aspirants on the field
then. At present only a skeleton
crew is operating and the Sons
can use more hands on deck.
The team will play in the
Northern, California league
which opens on May 11. Work
on the schedule is underway now
and should be announced short
ly. Seals Four Games
Behind Giants
UP) Behind four games to three
in their scries with the New
York Giants, the San Francisco
Seals banked on Fast -Bailer
Emmett O'Neil today to square
Last night the New Yorkers
took a 1-0 victory from the Seals,
Ditr-hnr nnv Knln senrine from
third on Clint Hartung's blooper
to snort imicia in uie cigmu in
ning. Seed
Netted Gems
And Wolfe
Wesley McKaig
Klamath Falls
Phone 7755
baseball people hoped he would
do, said he wanted to explore the
matter at Ills leisure.
His decision created a wealth
of uneusy conjecture in the buse
ball colony, already thoroughly
sorry that Larry Macl'lmtl of
the Yankees ever brought his
row with Branch Rickey of the
Dodgers into the game's high
There was anuitl ' doubt that
Chuiuiler's rofusul to cull it quits
came us a disappointment to
MucPhuil', tho complaining wit
ness. Mucl'huil made Tt as
plain as he could that he no
longer wus provoked at Rickey.
The louder of the Dodgers
wus understood to have denied
that he ever told anybody that
gambling men occupied Mac
Phall's box at a game In Havana
this spring. It was this supposed
statement by Rickey that touched
off MacPhall's original blast to
the commissioner.
Dams Doom
Oregon Fish,
Says Director
CHICAGO, March 28 P)
Paul R. Needhum, Oregon state
director of fisheries, today de
clared that "if present plans
of dam builders go through, the
rich salmon and steelheud trout
resources of the Columbia river
basin are doomed."
Addressing the silver anniver
sary convention of the Imnk
Walton League, Dr. Needham,
of Portland, asserted that army
plans for the Columbia and its
principal tributaries "will de
stroy a commercial and spurt
fishery worth some $625,000,000.
"What we need," So continued,
"Is an unbiased anulysls, by ex
perts, of all cost-benefit ratios
in the various fields concerned,
including engineering, fisheries,
power, wildlife, Irrigation, flood
control and agriculture."
Salem Juniors
Down Irvington
In Goldenball
PORTLAND, March 29 UP)
The Sulem Juniors defeated the
Irvington Eagles, 50 22, lust
night in the semi-finals of the
annual Goldenball basketball
tournament Junior division.
Scaopoose Frosh downed the
Mac Hi Juniors. 47-29. in the
intermediate division semi fi
nals, while the Vancouver All
Stars eliminated the Shumway
Intermediates, 39-29.
1 The-flnals will be Monday
pVilBlit. Salem plnvtng Randolph
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Cerdan Still
Pretty Fair
NEW YORK, March 21) ll'l
No one man who saw Marcel
Cerdan muko his second Amer
ican our-scrambllng start l
denying today that tho Algerian
lumipcr Is a prntly fair country
fighter, but there remains some
question as In tho amount of
"China" In the chin of Harold
Green, who won Marcel's vic
tim. The European middleweight
champion, of course, could be the
heaviest hitter since Ty Cobb
butted .400 In which case (luxe
short shots 'he bounced off
Brooklyn Harold's "whiskers"
in Mudlson Square Garden lust
night, to put Harold to sleep In
two rounds, would knock out a
concreto statue.
But to a large number of the
rlngslilo experts, it seemed hard
to believe Unit tluwu six-inch
swals, from a man weighing only
13l)i, would muko tho birdies
Green, himself, insisted after
ward that not one of the half -dcirn
rights Marcel addressed
to him personally In the finish
ing barrage, before a sellout
crowd of 18,116, hurt him.
Lillord To Ploy
Opener For Diego
March 2fl (A1) Trainer Red
Adams of the Oakland Oaks an
nounced today that Gene I.llhird
will be sufficiently recovered
from an elbow Injury to play
third hnsn Tuesday at Sun Diego
in a Pacific Coast leugue season
The Oaks meet the Seattle
Rainlers at Bakcrsflcld tomor
row and Sunday in final exhibi
tion games.
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Own Record
CHICAGO, March 29 (P)
Parson Gil Dodds, who has won
seven one-mile races this season,
showing progressive improve.
nient with each, will try to add
the climax tonight In tho Chlrago
relays with an attempt to bel
ter his own Indoor American
record of 4:0(1.4.
Dmlds' seventh mile victory
of the season emtio lust night
when ho bested his own meet
record in the Knighls of Colum
bus meet In Cleveland.
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