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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - February 13, 1948, Kingsport, Tennessee _ Tribe On Two Game Road Trip, Bucs At Blountville San Francisco eligibility Ruckus Shows Signs 0fFollowing EdMcKeever In to Pro Grid Gome Ban eligibility ruckus Kicked up by Coach Ed McKeever at the Univer- sity of San Francisco showed signs today of following him into pro- fessional football. President Tony Morabito of the San Francisco 49'ers is en route to Chicago with demands for an in- vestigation by the All-America Con- ference of the "white paper" on USF football which McKeever left behind when he became coach of Chicago Rockets. After coaching at USF for a year McKeever abruptly resigned last month to take the pro team job and wrote a widely circulated let- ter in which he questioned eligibil- ity of 22 USF players and said money was paid to some of the Dons. Morabito left last night for a week end meeting of officials of the All-America Conference, of which the 49'ers and Rockets are members. Til say plenty about this at the Morabitc said. He said he considered McKeever's action "my business and I don't like It" "We're trying to build good will tear it Morabito add- ed. "He is one of us and people can't help but ask: 'What kind of coaches do you Asked if he believed McKeever's job with the Rockets-would be en- dangered, Morabito said: "This certainly won't enhance it." University of San Francisco of-' ncials meanwhile returned a heavy fire of counter charges at McKee- athletic officials charged ver. USF McKeever had: 1. Told five players he brought here for the USF team to cover up the fact they had previously attend- ed other colleges. 2. Stripped the athletic files of such papers as schedule negotia- tions, alumni letters. on prospect and football plans. 3. Repeatedly exceeded budget for grid games. Father Jerome Sullivan, athleti moderator, announced that one of the 22 players named b; O'Connor, former ly of Notre Dame and St. Loui was ineligible Only one Mocha, sale by McKeever to have attendee Pittsburgh, Bethany and Marylan in doubt, Father Sulli van said. He added that McKeever had "compromised" five players whi failed to mention previous college attendance but that their names will be clear unless any opopnen objects to their playing. All Popular Brands BEER and ALE and Free Delivery By Case CHEROKEE BEVERAGE GO. Phone 1695 Complete Sperling Goods Fishing Tackle Martin Motors Boats The Famous Whizzer-James Servicycle' Phone 1655 111 E. Market TODAY WIsTaFnil THEATRES STRAND Thrilling Ad rent lire Larry PARKS Star. Ol The Jolton The Swprdsmon' in TECHNICOLOR Shows at Jen Hall Michael O'Shea Buittr Crabbi "LAST OF THE REDMEN" Show, at: Ja-mM Mouse World Newi POPEYE CLUB Meets Saturday RIALTO Charles STARRETT Smiley BURNETTE In 'Stranger From Ponea City' Celer Cartoon Chapter "The Vljllaite" GEM 'Oat of the thanderinr Went comes tUa freat thrill-packed story of a killer horse: HOOT GIBBON In "SILVER DEVIL" Killer of the and Serial Shows at: Jinx Midnight Show Friday, 13ih, I Starring; Boris Karloff Tickets Now On Sale ADULTS ONLY No Children VAND Tennessee All-Stars To Play Dobyns-Taylor At Auditorium Followers of the University of Tennessee tomorrow night will see several of the Vol gridders in it will be basketball activity as the U-T All-Star quint appears at the Civic Auditorium ;againsi Dobyns-Taylor in the feature contest of a double-header for the benefii of the Civitan Club's Boys Camp. The first game of the evening matches Mason-Dixon with Small- king's of Bristol. The first contest Brooklyn Owner Views Bums As Gas House Gang By .Harry Grayson New Ricke: sees the 1948 Dodgers as a new Gas-House Gang. "This said the Deacon, "ha the makings of the most interest ing, rugged and best one in my Brooklyn tenure." Asked if he believed the return of Leo Durocher would have some thing to do with the case, the Dea con replied: "No, it isn't that though Leo might be said to b mixed up in the situation some what. "Eddie Stanky typifies the asser live player type we. have, as dc Jackie Robinson and Ralph Bran ca. I have an idea Dick Whitman will be one of our new Gas-Hous ers." This is the same Stanky who i, concerned about his job at secon wil1 "Batbpy of the Giants" Long Range Forecast No sooner had Iowa State's base- ball coach, Cap Timm, completed a 20-game schedule for his team next spring than football tutor Abe Steuber asked for a.copy. "I want to know now what days spring football practice will be rained Abe explained. One-Minute Sports Page With Gus Lesnevich threatening to eat himself into the heavyweight division, Manager Joe Vella has clamped down on public appear- at mealtime. "The next time you show up in Joe told Gus, "will be against Billy Fox -March 5." Babe Didrikson Zaharias has col- lected 29 watches as prizes for ath- letic excellence and is threatening to start a new fad by having them made into a belt. Harry Har- per, New Jersey State Labor Com- missioner who once pitched for the Red Sox and Yankees, is seeking the Republican nomination as United States senator from New Jersey. And Shirley (Washington Povich points that, if elected, Harper would be the only senator who ever lost a 1-0 decision to Walter Johnson. Double Knockout Julian Miller, Florida basketball guard, is a very determined guy and when Georgia's Joe Jordan outscored 19-5 in their first clash this season, Julian vowed it wouldn't happen again. It didn't. The next night Jordan didn't get a neither did Miller. Dots' All, Brothers The next addition to. baseball literature, which covers nearly Won. Garth Garreaii, scheduled for Bv day, like giving the' kids some recogni- Eight Mid-South Boxers Qualify For Chicago Meet Memphis Eight winners of open bouts in the Mid-South Gold- en Gloves tournament were eligible today to compete in the western tournament of champions at Chi- cago. The tournament ended last nighb- with the Memphis team taking the honors. Final results were: Ray Barrom of. Memphis defeat- ed Bill Hale of the Little Rock Boys Club by a second-round TKO. Bantamweight: Bobby Bonnet of Orleans decisioned John Olson of the Naval Air Technical Training Center, Memphis. Welterweight: Clint Ockerman of Arkansas Teachers decisioned Warren Sparks I of the Navy. Middleweight: Vernon Dial of Memphis deci- sioned Bobby Topp, University of Mississippi. Light heavyweight: Edward Kelson of Jackson, Miss., defeated Jack Melker, North Little Rock, TKO in second round. 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