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Northern Ireland Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - December 11, 1943, Belfast, Ulster Saturday dec. 11, 1943. Sports the stars and stripes. Sports Page 3 Amer Tex capture league i Cage title new York., dec. Baugh got most of the headlines when the redskins upset the bears but it that Washington Forward Wall that outplayed the Bruins. Irony of the game was that George Cafego Whon the skins picked up for after the dodgers said he was through led the Marshall minions most of the game. Columbia playing the roughest schedule in the East dropped eight schedule in the East dropped eight straight but did t have a serious injury All year. Lou Little Calls this his greatest lion club because of their spirit Abe Attell the old featherweight Champ is out of a new York Hospi Tal with the full use of both legs. The old tinier was the victim of a cab Acci Dent and it was thought for a Long while that he would never again be Able to walk. Layden one of the old notre Dame four horsemen solved a prob Lem nicely on the Day of the Irish Iowa Seahawk game. The Czar of the pro game had Only the last Day of the season to go pheasant Hunting and that was the Day of the game. After much thought he went Hunting but he rigged up a portable radio on his Back to hear the game while getting his limit of Birds. Scalpers were getting 20 Bucks a seat for tickets to the redskins bears game and did t have near enough to fill the demand. Bobby Ruffin took Only his skipping rope and his Trainer to Lakewood n.j., to train for his bout with Sammy Angott saying that that was All he d need. Guess Bobby forgot what happened to the giants who also trained at Lakewood. Chief specialist dynamite Gus Sonnenberg is recovering from a serious illness at Bainbridge naval station after 11 weeks of hospitalization. will be a Long time before the old Dartmouth All every thing gets Back to Active duty _ Max Marek the Guy who licked Joe Louis As an Amateur is now stationed at Mitchel Field where you la probably find More Good boxers Square foot than any place else in the country. Al Johnson who was up on two Derby now directing a coast jockey school sponsored by bang Crosby. Marty Silovich a right Fey his name. In polish Silovich and a fifty was lust that for the weak Hiu toppers. Wager charge Bronk Buster would assist pro Grid Loop by Mii Kees arms Russo is an Al Ltd be hurried the cards Ante the scrap Heap and now he s got a Job As a human spark plug in a California aircraft Plant sergeant leads America soccer Loop in scoring Baltimore md., dec. Charles Ernst claimed the season scoring record Tor the american soccer league after booting five goals As the Baltimore americans trimmed the Baltimore soccer club 7-2. Tom Marshall of the Brooklyn wanderers scored three goals in two different games this season. The league record of seven goals was set four years ago by Jimmy o Neill of tee new York americans against the Baltimore americans. Johnson first sex cantal to receive Eli letter new York dec. Wayne Johnson jr., of Worton md., received a football letter from Yale coach Howie o Dell at the team s annual dinner he became the first Man in history to win letters from both Yale and Harvard. Johnson injured in Yale s opening game against Muhlenberg this year and lost to the bulldogs for the remainder of the season played 60 minutes at half Back for Harvard Yale in 1942. Accusation permit innocent to Clear themselves new York dec. National foot Bau league currently attempting to defend itself against unspecified charges concerning collusion Between players officials and bookmakers will have a difficult time lifting the door suspicion assuming that the implications of dishonesty Are unfounded the league will remain in a weak position being Able Only to say Well Thev did t prove a thing on us bookmakers Ana Garno lers pictured As evil characters in situations such As this paradoxically usually Start the rumours. Hell hath no fury like s bookmaker caught in an overlay after the recent Bob Montgomery Beau Jack fight when Beau was a 4-1 underdog to beat Montgomery the gamblers said the fight was in the bag from the Start the same gamblers before the fight however were beg Ging for some sicker to take 4-1 and beat on Beau Confidence m own a Bizilj this tendency on the gamblers part probably is due to the gamblers absurd Confidence in his own ability to dope out the Odds give himself a Little better of it and then reap the Harvest from the chumps Steve Owen coach of the giants reveals a recent Telephone conversation with an outraged Gamb Ler after the Cardinal game a Bookie called me and accused me of allowing the cardinals to score their last touchdown in order to upset his the Bookie s Wrath was aroused by the fact that the giants favored to win by 14 Points and when the Bookie lost dough he considered the score a personal plot against himself engineered by Owen. That there is occasional skullduggery in sports cannot be denied. It is unfortunate however that the league must Oear the stigma of col Lusion when there Are no charges. The Only Way for professional foot Ball to remove the taint would be a specific accusation from , which has not materialized vet Black sox scandal an example the baseball scandal of 1919-showed definite collusion Between certain White sox players and gamblers the charges were investigated the guilty parties punished and the game came through to is present position of utmost respect regarding honesty. Several White sox players were found guilty and banished forever. Other players however found not involved were exonerated of the taint. For example Eddie Collins. Chison second baseman now holds a High executive do Sitori in organized base Ball organized baseball again aired its dirty line in Public during the past month and consequently retains the spotless reputation it strove so hard t o attain. The league generally and the red skins in particular would Welcome an open accusation so the guilty could be punished and the innocent cleared of suspicion. The classic example of unfounded rumours is the Case several years ago of Ernie Schaaf Boston heavyweight who was Kafoed i Madison Square Garden by Primo camera the so called Wise Guys lost no time in screaming Etc. One ringside actually stuck his head into the ring and berated the prostrate Shaaf. Schaaf was removed to the polyclinic Hospital across the Street and died several hours later. Schaaf literally had to die1 to silence those who lost their dough on the fight. Zivic to renew rivalry with la Motta Jan. 14 Pittsburgh dec. Fourth renewal of the ring rivalry involving Fritzie Zivic of Pittsburg and Jake Lamotta of new York a been set for Detroit on Jan. 14. Before meeting Lamotta Zivic fights Ossie Harris monday night Here and Steve Mamakos at Milwaukee on dec. 22. In three previous fights Lamotta has won twice and Zivic once Fritzie expects to enter the Navy in february. Jockey killed As mount Falls during Charlestown race Charlestown. W. A. Dec. 11 Pannell 19-year-old jockey of Avondale pa., was killed in the eighth race at Charlestown track when his mount five of four piled up. Pannell s mount was running fourth when he stumbled and fell. Directly behind five of four were inmate and purport both of which fell on Pannell and his horse. Pannell was rushed to the Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. Pannell was scheduled to appear As chief witness in a hearing at Baltimore in the Case of jockey Matthew Quinn. Pannell charged that Quinn tried to bribe him on nov. 27 to lose the first race at Marlboro. Pannell was aboard White sea that Day and won. Blades leaves pelicans to manage St. Paul Sacramento Cal., dec. Blades former Cardinal manager has resigned As Boss of the new Orleans pelicans of the Southern association to manage the St. Paul club in the american association. Blades was the pelicans seventh manager in As Many years. His successor has not yet been announced. Baers on exhibition. Sacramento Cal., dec. Baer Brothers Max and buddy both privates in the army have been ordered to Dayton Ohio to prepare for a series of exhibition bouts at Camps on the East coast the tour it is believed will be extended to War Heaters Ranger slump prompts Deal acquire Wing Center from canadians under lend lease new York dec. New York rangers still seeking their first National hockey league Victory have acquired two players in an attempt to strengthen the Mahaffey 25-year-old Center discharged from the Canadian army and Fernand Gauthier former minor league Wing. Mahaffey played this year with the Montreal army team and briefly last year with the canadians. Gauthier was with Washington and Buffalo last year and has not played this year be cause of a foot injury. Both players were acquired on a War time lend lease basis from the canadians. The canucks Are using Ranger Phil wat son in All games except those played in new York. All players will revert to their original owners after the War. O Connor leads scorers in Nat l hockey league 8 Cage teams open Belfast arc tourney the Bug cleaners meet the my s at noon today in the open ing game of the weekend Basket Ball tournament at the Belfast american red Cross club. The schedule for the meet which will finish 1 pm. Agitators is poll rollers 2 pm. Keystones is freezing five 3 pm., rebels is red devils 4 pm., Winner of game one is Winner of game two 5 pm., win Ner of game three is Winner of game four. On sunday the Consolation game will be played at noon be tween the losers of games five and six followed at by the championship tilt Between the winners of games five and six. New dec. O Connor of the Montreal canadians has taken top spot among the National hockey league scorers with seven goals 19 assists and 26 Points. Tied for second at 25 Are Doug Bent Ley and Bill Mosienko of the Chicago Black Hawks and Bill Cowley of the Boston Bruins Egan is Way Down in the scor ing list with Only 12 Points but he leads the circuit in time spent in the penalty Box in 13 games has sat out 32 minutes. Murph chamber lain of the canadians is next with 25 minutes. Mud Bruneteau of the Toronto Maple Leafs has netted the most goals but has made Only four assists. Riving him 19 Points. Basketball scores Bainbridge naval 51. It 8t marys 32. Port Eiley 42 Kansas state 33. St. John 69. West Point a 47 Villanova 51. Loyola of Maryland 55 hockey results american league Buffalo 5. Providence a. And now. Fool his regular opponent 6nuff of the evening the 7r Volunteer masked mame Ceaph to take. On anyone from the thank am a Reeues a is pronouncing Mah poom a says this. thet Phi Zeek a Mas Cone through am nine tests am is it might be defeat port five 55-16, in Ulster tilt magnets beat bulldogs flying maps Chalk up 1st win by Bryce w. Burke stare and stripes Sporte editor the Amer Tex scored a lop sided 55-16 Victory Over the port he. Quintet last night to Clinch first place in no. I bracket of the american red Cross basketball league in Belfast. With eight straight victories on their record and Only one game remaining before the Loop closes on tuesday the technician five Are mathematically sure of the title even though they should be beaten in the final game. The dodgers in the runner up position have two defeats against them. The Amer Tex had Little trouble beating the port he. Entry although they were playing without Jack Lippert High scoring Forward from n. Hollywood Cal. They were Bol however by the return of Bill Hall a Center playing his first game of the season. Roberts of los Angeles took individual scor ing honors with 16 Points followed by Hal Hoffman of Austin Tex who tallied 15, and Hall who dropped five Field goals through the hoop for ten markers. Benjamin p. Fletcher Mohanco City pa., was top scorer Tor the port team with four Points. The magnets another Loc team Defeated the bulldogs 24-18 to stay in the running for the Lead of bracket no ii now held on percentage Points by the Mustangs Kelton Busby of n. Little Rock ark., scored nine Points for High scoring honors Tor the magnets with Lanny Weigand of Rochester minn., and m. H. Clarity of Memphis. Tenn. Tied with four each Chi. Aguilla Finlay of Salt Lake City tallied seven Points to Lead the bulldogs. In the third game of the night s schedule the flying my s invaded the win column for the first time with a one Point Victory Over the giants 20-19. Sgt. Bill Kempe of Newport r.i., faced the my s to their initial win with six runner up scoring honors shared by pfc Charles Weyble of Hawthorne n.j., and Cpl Alfred Powell of Northport Ala. Both of whom tallied four Everisto Calaboni of Providence Rhode Island scored eight markers for the giants with Cpl Otha Allen of e Prairie. Mo., second with five naval engineers win Londonderry Cage title Londonderry n.i., dec. The outside engineers coached Fly Csc Ronnie Sheehan of san Diego. Cal., captured the basketball championship of the a s. Naval operating base Here last night by walloping the Lisa Hally Supply team 43-29 Gene Churchill of Aberdeen wash., took individual scoring honors for the victors with six Field goals and a free toss totalling 13 Points. J Crisall. Of Paterson nj., headed the losers with five the two teams emerged on top of their respective brackets in a double elimination tournament. Both came through the eight team tourney undefeated sex Western Loop hurler took Rowe for Detroit dec. E. Baker. Former Western league Pitcher is at Liberty under bail after plead ing guilty of misappropriating Given him by Lynwood Schoolboy Rowe Phillie hurler As payment on a annuity Baker will be sentenced dec 30 in accepting the plea of larceny by conversion. Judge John Maher dropped the second count of embezzlement. Rowe said he gave Baker the Money in 1941 and 42, help wanted Given write your question or to help wanted. Stars and strives tit Belfast Telegraph film Exchange will Swap 2 Rolls of v-6m my for 1 Rolls George re dab help wanted. . Swap 2 Rolls 616 ver Chrome for a Rolls George r help wanted wanted radio Small table set. Will no of Carrot h. Nooft help wanted
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