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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - December 14, 1939, High Point, North Carolina The High Point Enterprise Piedmont Center of a High Point. North Carolina thursday december i. lt>39 Meisky presbyterian Captain can it be that the magic of football psychology has nitrated the complacency of the far West surely there nothing East of the Mississippi that can be mentioned in e same breath with glorious All powerful super super and Clossal California. In be been Reading Railroad steamship Isoline and football propaganda Long enough to be convinced Ere is nothing More soul satisfying than the refrain of California Here i of course a lot of us need get t there to test the miraculous endowments of that self claimed great Commonwealth although John Steinbeck s drapes of Wrath is a very unorthodox commentary on e opulence of the magnificent Pacific coast. Perhaps it the Steinbeck influence hardly compatible though that s effected the amazing change in attitudes on the West ast. Yesterdays piece from los Angeles carrying rank Resy suggested that the Tennessee volunteers Are going to be the Southern California trojans quite a tussle in Pasana never before has it Ever been openly admitted that y product of California expected any sort of Competition any Market. Even a Mist is a two Inch rain out there is purely fantasy of the most fantastic nature but do you pose Southern California is going to Kneel to psychology St to be the underdogs new years Day judge Landis who has been breathing some More fire and Brimstone is just before throwing the Hooks into the Detroit tigers. The Tiger management admits that it expects a Batch of Detroit farm hands to be turned Loose when the judge lets Fly. The late Francis j. Mavin an old time Gambler is going to be one of the excuses offered by Detroit. Many of the violations of baseball Law will lie dated before 1986, when Walter Briggs took Over the tigers upon Navins death. V triple threat Star honoured by teammates High Point boy now member of Blue stocking Cage squad special to the Enterprise Clinton s. A dec. 14. A Richard Meisky of High Point n. C., was elected Captain of the presbyterian College football team for the 1940 season by his teammates at a squad meeting yesterday. The High Point Bov a member of the Blue stocking basketball team is a triple threat quarterback his sensational kicking for the Corners against the powerful Clemson tigers was heralded last fall As one of the masterful feats in South Carolina football. He is also a crack passer a shifty runner and a shrewd signal taller. Mai sky is popular on the Campus and his election to presbyterians finest Grid office attests to his football ability and leadership a rising senior at presbyterian Meisky graduated from High Point High school in june of 19.17. Lloyd Evans a rising Junior also of High Point played end for the Blue stockings during the past season. Mcafee and Perdue will its not a certainty of course but High Point has a leave saturday to train ii candid Chance of getting the National women a swimming up Luzim cart acct Fame Tampio ships in 1941. The Spade work has been done and a a Quot Quot Ual amt in award wont i e made until next year s . Conven in. But it can be obtained. Insofar As i know there has f on nothing in the state of North Carolina to compare Lith a sporting event of that magnitude. Needless to say at it would be of incomparable value to the entire Community in terms of publicizing High Point. A Federal investigator was in Piedmont North Carolina recently surveying the add ability to the general Public of improvements made possible by Mpa Grants. A number of gymnasiums athletic Fields and other sporting enters have been constructed through this medium for a Public Good a and the investigator was just checking up to see that these recreation spots were a always Richard Hartley one of the basketball playing Hartley ill be the most severe loss to the High Point High school is netball team this Winter. The Little Man with a dead Eye studying at Mccallip school for boys in Chattanooga tin. He will be missed. This should Gie the viewers with alarm at the brutality of football a lot of satisfaction the Penn state football team used up 150 boxes of adhesive tape which in strips of one Inch wide would stretch ten Miles. Besides three men who were lost for the season 20 were hospitalized for at least one night and that 2,829 were Given treatments in the training room. And they did no to in play Duke or Tennessee. Jimmy Dykes White sox manager says that when he to a Case of a a nerves during the Winter he goes to new Ork and watches red Dutton manager of the new York Merican hockey team in action. A every time i think in Mady for a padded cell i watch red fidget Down there a re its Dykes. A then i feel Safe because he sat least five ars ahead of me when it comes to jitters and i know they on to Call me away until they get him for the past year in be been after Hugh smart to run a film at one of the smaller theatres earning highlights of the big football games at the end of the season. The other Day he said he thought it might lie worked out. Of you see him within the next couple of Days ask him about it. An hour or an hour and a half of football games would be just what the doctor ordered for most of us screwball football bugs. And this is something i clipped from the Nea service Itten by sports editor Harry Grayson. Its a grand Story. A it is Good to hear that Rogers Hornsby forgotten an of the Winter baseball meetings is to be Given one More Opportunity As a manager. The losses finally have run Hornsby out of the country or Montreal is w Here he is scheduled to guide a club in 1940. Hornsby stood leaning against the Cigar counter in the Job it throughout the five Days the Diamond Dukes were in Sion at Cincinnati a Netherlands Plaza hotel. Few of the current big shots gave the Rajah much of a Umble but one famous baseball figure stood elicit admiring in. He was Grover Cleveland Alexander. A there a said old Pete a was the finest right hand hit a of them All. �?o111 never forget the first time i saw him. I said to my Elf a Here a a recruit. Guess ill let him hit he did and spent 15 years trying to get him Hornsby ran Branch Rickey out of his Job As manager f the cardinals Early in 1925, but that did no to Stop the Man to built and who run the far Flung St. Louis National league system from going to Bat for him. It was Rickey who welcomed Hornsby Hack to the red virus when he was let go As manager of the Chicago cubs n August 1932, it was Rickey who negotiated Hornsby a contract As manager of the Browns with the late Philip de Catesby Ball. And it was Rickey w to convinced Hector Racine presi ent of the Montreal club that tile seven time National eague batting Champion was the finest manager available. Hornsby is that.,. And then some. There never was anything wrong with his managing while he held the reins of the cardinals the giants during he illness of John Mcgraw the old braves the cubs the Browns and during his Brief whirls in Chattanooga and bal Imore w Hen his major league Days were behind him. Branch Rickey did not give Hector Racine a hum steer. Rickey is just one of a multitude of baseball men who Ped Hornsby a Genius. His knowledge of the game. Is qualities of leadership. Hornsby is one of the finest appraisers of baseball flesh f Racine permits him to make deals Hornsby will Trade he royals into a first rate a club. Hornsby is a skillful handier of Young players. Ile oper Durham Dee 14�?two members of Duke University s football team George Mcafee halfback. Aud Willard Bolo Perdue end will leave Here saturday for the fir Lap on their trip toward san Francisco and the cast West football game. The boys will go to Chicago where they will practice under coaches Andy Kerr of Colgate and Bernie Bie Rinan of Minnesota for a week before heading on off to California Fred Crawford. All America tackle in 19.11. A the first Blue Devil selected for the East wet game. And be a followed by All America Ace Parker of the 1936 team and Elmore Hackney of the 19.17 outfit. Another Waldorf will end athletic career in Miami Columbia. To. Dec. La a i son of a methodist Bishop the four Waldorf of Gridiron Fame not Only look alike they play alike. The collegiate career of the foursome end new year Day with Robert Aud i University of Missouri teammates competing in the Orange bowl at Miami against Georgia tech. Brother Lynn a a second All american tackle Choice at Syracuse in 1925, brother John won All con Fere Nee Bono seat Missouri and brother Paul twice was an All Kansas Back at Baker University. Quiet and affable Robert was a virtually unanimous selection us right guard on the 1939 Rig six All Star team. Next sen on he Hope to Roach he has been student grader for Profe or coach Don Faurote a a major sports classes. Fights last night by the associated press new York a Arthur Darrell. 1434. Dallas tex., stopped Tolbert Basque 144�?~�, Lima Peru. 2. Scranton. To Holman Williams. 148, Detroit and dry Jann Abbo. 148 new York Drew to. New York Andy Holland. 161. New York out pointed Irish Tommy Chais. Iss2. Astoria. Long Island s61. Wrestling last night by the associated press Rochester n y eel Don George. 234, North Java. A y. And Joe Sav old. 222. Three Oaks Mic Drew Boston a Bobby Managoff. 230, Chicago Defeated Leo Nunn 223, seat j tie. Wash., straight Falis. 4 a it Ltd it it it it Mettha Lus Durham. Dec 14 George Mcafee Duke halfback sensation and Allen Johnson Captain Aud guard of the Blue devils will receive w atches in Greensboro Fri a Day night in recognition of their having been named to All America teams selected by Kate Smiths All America football Board. Parshall again Urbana o., dec. 14. A Doc Parshall Urbana trotting Leader again led Light harness racing with 57 victories for 19,19. Ates one of the larger baseball schools in hot Springs each Spring. It never has been baseball shortcomings that got Rogers Hornsby into trouble. It was the houses. And at 44, it is about time that Rogers Hornsby realized i the truth of the old axiom a fall horse players must die he also must know that you can to bet horses and keep your mind on anything else. And Rogers Hornsby Only has to forget about horses to be a tremendous Success in Montreal and win his Way Back to the big time. Where an outstanding baseball figure like him a a a a a a a a a a Brantley hucks to get award tonight Vois averaged 5.1 Nelson shoots most valuable Yards ii ten games for Golf Lead trophy Given by Broadhurst sports Roundup by Eddie Brietz new Yurk. Dec. 14.�? a it a Jack Dempsey and Jimmy Johnston May team up and promote a red Burman Bob pastor fight in Miami in february. Pop Fuller who had a hand in the development of Helen wills Helen Jacobs and Alice Marble is on the mend after an operation in Oakland. The babe Dahlgren club of Waterbury conn., will petition the yanks to keep babe on first and May picket the stadium if they done to fort Worth has invited Tennessee to drop off there for a Partite on the Way to the Rose bowl. I a Elliott Cushing Rochester Democrat Cli Ronicle a there is no doubt i lint Russia looks great on Imper. They be got Mem ton deep and have Power to hum. But look at the schedule the the los Angeles sports weekly says Mike Jacobs is trying to sign Ken Washington. U. L. A is crack negro halfback and Groom him As successor to Joe Louis. Col. Heinie Miller one of the ranking n. B. A. Officials coaches the Maryland u. Boxers As a sideline. Moon Mullins the old notre Darner who is leaving Loyola new Orleans in March inn have his pick of a half dozen coaching jobs. Banks Mcfadden Clemson All America Back. Is going to Jolt the pro magnates soon by announcing lie Aims to stay right Down there on the far official Odds on All the big bowl games will appear in this Corner tomorrow. I i in my Boche pro at Hie Elk Ridge club in Maryland does t so much As look up when you Start talking about holes in one. That s old stuff Ritli him. He a made six Iii the last nine years three on his Home course one at Hershey a. One on the congressional club course at Washington and one at Baltimore s Rodgers forge club. Big town fans Ore anticipating a fat football season next year. Leading teams from every Section of Hie country Are booked in the Polo grounds and Yankee Cornis key is about ready for More important opponents and May be sent against either buddy Baer or Low Nova Here Early in the new year. The Southwest conference is expected to go into the Bow i game business starting in 19 4 i. Benny Babula Star of the Garfield. N. J., highs who la play in the Starlet bowl. Will be carrying the mail for either Tennessee or Georgia tech in two More years. Here Vare Santa this department is always ready to lend Santa Claus a hum so we Are glad to announce that Melle bet i Ilia and Mario Liani will inn ten round for the Christmas Boll l of flinched out 8.2 Yards per try to Lead gainers Knoxville tent dec. 14.�? i pm the University of Tennessee statistician came up with some figures today that revealed the Rose bowl bound volunteers gained 2,978 Yards by Rushing and passing in ten games this season Tor an average of 5.1 Yards a play. Despite the fact he got in less than half a dozen plays in games against Vanderbilt Kentucky and Auburn George bad news cafe go the vols great tailback was the leading ground gainer with 443 Yards in 7 4 gallops for an average of six Yards per run. Bob Foxx Brilliant Wing Back topped the list of backs with an average of 8.2 Yards per try netting 287 Yards in 35 jaunts. Cheer fund Al Kingston \. Y., tomorrow night. And we Hope the n. V. Commission Don t a us a and Rte lads hit s threatening to do Henry Armstrong for boxing for the Cleveland kids. A my on the ears Bobby Grayson the former Stanford great get to the Washington Southern California games he sent this wire to Dean Mcadams Brilliant Washington halfback a May i congratulate you on the greatest one Man exhibition i have Ever listened to in a football games returns for Miami open. Scene of greatest slump last year Miami fla., dec. I 4.�?f/p a Byron Nelson. National open Champion returned today to the Serene of his worst golfing slump for a crack at the years professional supremacy. By winning the 110.000 Miami open which begins today and extends through. Sunday. Nelson could overtake Henry Picard and earn the professional golfers association s highest accolade the Harry Cardon trophy. The 45 first place Points in the years final tournament would assure Nelson of the trophy since Picard now leads by Only five Points. 459 to 454 a year ago. Nelson who recently moved from Reading pa., to Toledo. Was struggling in the Depths of his greatest depression. Jangled nerve from the tournament Strain had him so jittery that he failed to qualify for the last ,16 holes of the Miami open. Quot i hit he ground with my hat a he smiled today. He put together a 76 and a 77 for ir�3, finishing the 36 holes behind 90 other golfers. Disgusted with his game he and his wife left immediately for Texas and a rest. Soon thereafter he hit his stride and skyrocketed to i greatest year winning the National open and losing to Pic Brantley hucks Star of tilt High a school toot a 11 team will be signally honoured for his outstanding playing tonight by receiving the Broadhurst theatre award for the most valuable player. The presentation is set for 9 of clock and an appropriate program a been arranged for the event. The award is made annually. In is year it was won by Blit Wagner a member of the Furman University freshman team. The 19.17 trophy was won by George Marsh who saw a great Deal of action with the Davidson varsity this fall. Manager Emmett Stafford announced that other awards would be made on the program. Hucks was elected for the Honor by his teammates coaches and a Ommi tre. Ard in the p. G. A. Finals. Against Picard and Nelson in the 72 Hole Miami grind was one of the Best Golf Fields Ever assembled outside the National open. Among the solid contenders a Ralph a ii i d m la i two time National open Champion who could finish As the years top Money Winner by taking the $2,500 first prize. Nuu i 2 great new gasoline each new Esso it s Premium in performance it s regular in Price this is your Lucky Day let your a of dealer show you w by. At regular Price new Esso a gasoline that actually meet specifications for Premium anti Knock performance. 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