Borger Daily Herald (Borger, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 61, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 2, 1941 Page: 4 of 12
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Redbirds Capture Crown; Bulldogs Lose In Finals
Borger Girls Pound Darrouzett,
34-17, To Win Tournament Title
BurverV Mtat«?-min<U*d Keiibini- crash«Ml their way to
the annual Canadian Hasketbal! «hampionHhip lust uitflit
by downing the highly-touted Ibirronzeit yirls, !M 17, in
the finals. The Bulking*, after pounding their way through
fresh ('anadian team, •52-25,
For Nantell Held
three victories, fell before a
in the boya* half <>f the finals.
Tin- Redbirds. nevei headed in
their tilt with the onl\ loam to
hnn«l them it defeat tnis seizor,
showed then usual power under
the basket in doubling the *eor<*
Th«- lo<nl KiriK s« ! b> ,i r .n w
4-3 margin at the end i«f th> Mr*'
periWt, but cut !«>■ -'<- v. th .< 13-
point seorins parade ;¡i the sec .nd
to lead 17-7 at the half.
Duplicating tin- feat :N- third
period, the ¿tedbirrts pulled fas :n
Sunday. P«b. 2. 1941
AMAWLU). K'-i • I '.Pi
Hundreds of sorrowing friend-- and
;tacked the t'ent'-al Pre.sbyterinn
church here this afti*rnoon to pay i
final tribute te I Hitch Mantell,
veteran wrestler, colorful show
P. ... man, and buy ' friend who died
to a 2K-13 lead at the end of th< yesterday morning
quarter. They added three m -e in i Dr. Ft 'rhom.sen. the minister,
the final period. praised tha- man who wan mourn-
la-lores Vann led ind:i ¡dual ed by no llvin relativ. - a- ha
scoring with eight fit-. ' g«-a!« and in« Had au-ie Iriendi to weep ,d
16 points Pauline Taylor was sec his passing than any he had evei
ond with four field goals and two known who had iii-en so lonely a
charity tosses tor Id point* Max figure m his lifi Mantell left liii
ine Carroll was third with three nativ. l,u*embaur« when a men-
field buckets and a couple of free boy and when he died he was the
shots for eight points. last ol hi-; clan,
In the first round, the Redbirds Several of th' -e who attended
smashed the Kelton girls team 1 5 the -t-rv.ee- were from out-nf-
10, and then triumphed over Mo- town. During the day messages ol
beetle, 20-13, in the semi-finals. I sympathy to close friends here
The Bulldogs' defeat in the fin-1 iJotired in from all parts
als was the only heart-breaking United States
blow to Borger hopes of a com-
After playing five hard games,
including Amarillo and Phillips.
the Bulldogs wearied as they en-
tered the title scrap with Cana-
dian and gave up in courageous
Although Mantell confined most
of his good hearted sports activi-
ties t<> Amarillo, local fans knew
Not only did he give the pan-
handle some of the best wrestling
i shows ever staged in the south.
After an overtime game with ¡ |M, W!ls a|so citallv interested
Quail — the team picked to take in ,h). development ..f the Mav
the crown — the local boys had ,.rU,k ciub, lfu. pivmg Dutchman
only 1 J-2 hours of rest before
tackling the Canadian boys.
In that tilt o quick field goal
by Buddy Jacku sent the game in-
to a 23-23 tie. Quail scored first in
TAKE TOP HONORS
Borger not only walked off
with first and second place in
the Canadian tournament last
night, but individual players
were also given top honors.
Pkuline 'Polly' Taylor, spark-
plug ol the Redbirds who sel-
dom smiles while on the court,
was awarded a gold loving cup
for being the "most beautiful
girl" in the tournament.
Buddy Jacka and Jack Briggs
were named on the All-Tourna-
ment team and J. N. Trottar
selected for the second team.
Pauline Taylor, Helen Millar.
Pauline Boyfan and Alberta
Towler wave named on the All-
Tournament girls' team — an
unusually high honor.
Circus and the Boys' Ranch —
where needy youngsters receive the
rules of a straight life.
Although hi- made nearly half
a million dollars during his full
career, Mantel! left, only a few
hundred dollars and a little prop-
erty—all of which goes to the
Maverick Club and Boys' Ranch.
the overtime period, but quick
baskets by Trotter and Jacka gave
the "lee" for a Borger victory.
The Bulldogs trailed 19-14 at
the half in the finals with Cana-
dian, and all five of the starters
were beginning to show then-
weariness, stout hearts kept the
boys plugging in the final half, but
they were unable to stand the
pace set by the victors.
A record of 17 Victories and on-
ly three defeats now belongs to
the powerful Bulldogs.
Jacka was- individual scoring
leader for Borger In the finals
with four field goals and eight
points Briggs was second with
three buckets and a free toss for
The Bulldogs dropped the Per-
ry ton Rangers, 45-28. in the first
round, pounded out a 32-21 win
over White Deer Hi the second,
and won over Quail, 30-25, in the
The Phillips Blackhawks were
defeated, 25-30, by Memphis in the
first round. The Borger "B" team
waa likewise defeated, 33-29, in the
fiist round by the Perr.vton Kane
The box scores
Vann, f ...
Miller. 8 —
Bottom, k .
To Be Captured
Fighi Crowd Wonders
If Bomber Has Lost
His "Heavy Artillery"
BY SID ^EDER
NEW YORK, Feb. I —i/l'i Red
I'. 11 linn's sore "tummy" was much 1
i ■ t!• • i today and Joe Louis took
I'-m: nap. while the light mob |
h i/ ed with argument as to just
how much of the explosive tin- ■
I:- ruber has lost from his heavy '
In stiff ning the Baltimore red
head ui the fifth round last night
with i right hand torpedo to the
body in Madison Square Garden,
Louis did Just what he was sup-
posed to do. but before he applied
the crusher, he failed completely
U luther Human even a little
bit with his choicest right.-: to the
With this in mind, the sidewalk
"experts" wondered who in the
near future had the best chance
to take (istiano's fanciest bauble
from Joe, and the majority put
the finger on Billy Conn, the
Pittsburgh glamour boy, who tang-
les with the champion in June.
laiuis not only was slower in
tossing his; punches last night,
which is not a bandy habit to
have in trading with flashy Billy,
but by actual count Joe landed
22 ml it I shots on Burman's chin
without making a dent.
And, while Red is a good, tough,
solid citi?.en. there has been no
one in the past who would have
stood up under more than half a
dozen of these explosions.
Joe was the first to admit that
the 821,023 pay-check he picked
up for last night's 13th defense
of his title was well earned. The
titleholder pointed out that Red
"was the second fella who really
tried to take my crown away;
the other was Calentó."
That's the kind of showing Bur-
man put up iu rushing Louis right
from the start, absorbing his heavy
guns- and still pouring In, trying
to put Joe away. Fur his efforts,
Bin-man received $9,197 from the
net gate of 853,153.
Hogan And Bulla
Battle To Draw
BY EARL HILLICAN
PHOENIX, Ariz.. Pel,. I t/l'i
A good little man and a good
one shot their way to a drav, in
the Western Open (Jolt cham-
The star fairways marksmen
were slender Ben llogan, the Tex
an now registering out <•( White
Plains N Y , and nig ,/ohunv Bill
la til Chicago,
Each scored sub-par lecond
rounds to wind up in a 13(1-.-¡triike
deadlock a- the 72-hole $5,(100
lour, amont reached the Inill'wa.-.
point preparatory to tomorrow'.-,
MO hole final drive
Hogan, leudini-. in- uey winner
ol 1940 and one of the game's most
diminutive stars, carded a three
under par (18 to duplicate his
opening round performance He
wont out iii par .'1(1 and fumed all
his guns loose to bliist three stink
es oil regulation figures by com-
ing home in 32
The 215-pound HfiJI'i. whose
power off the leo yesterday aided
him to a leading fifí, found his dis
lance somewhat of a handicap to-
day He had bogie? at the fifth
and 13th holes when his shots sail
ed over greens into trap. But
he offset that by running down
putts of from 12 lo 40 feet foi
three birdie;:. Bulla's nines were
Texas Tech Crid, ^rizona «'tR'9 roday
Council Cabled Hi
Austin College 311. Daniel Huio-r
Tulsa L'niveisitv -K!. Washburn.
K . rat u e 37. Pc-nnsvl-atria 30.
Purdue I". Indiana ■'>(>.
Butler i'.i, < lino Slate 30.
Nrrth Dakota State 70, South
Dak'- la Slate .17.
Nebraska 41. I"\va -State 8(5.
Baylor tit, I'oxus Christian Uni-
Golden Boys' Set
For Texas Open
ATHENS, Feb 1 Creek
occupation of the key Albanian
town of Tepeleni was said tonight
to await only cleaning-up opera-
tions and dispatches from the
front reported recent gains have
put the Greeks on the threshold
of "new big victories."
Tepeleni, (he dispatches said,
has been enclosed on three sides,
leaving Open to the Italian de-
fenders only the road toward Val-
ona and the Fascists- were report-
ed retreating toward that seaport,
the next major goal of the Greek
Important gains were reported
both north of Kiiiaua and in the
coastal sector, where counter at-
tacks were said to have been
crushed with heavy Italian losses.
The high command described
Italian mountain positions captur-
ed near Tepeleni as the best fortl-
lications in Albania and of "great
Texas League To
Start On April 13
HOUSTON, Tex., Feb. 1 -(/Pi-
Texas league magnates voted to-
day to open the bob-tailed 1941
schedule on Easter Sunday. April
13 — for the first time in the
loop's history and awarded the
all-star game to Beaumont on
The 154 game schedule sev-
en contests less than were played
last season — begins with Fort
Worth at Dallas. Tulsa at Okla-
homa City. San Antonio at Shrcve-
port and Houston at Beaumont on
April 13, 14, 15
The northern clubs then will
reverse for another three game,
three day series, while the south-
ern teams about face for two gam-
es, April 10 and 17.
Tulsa May Hire
TULSA, Oklo.. Feb. I -(/pi-
Walter Mlllican, assistant coarh at
the University of Florida, and J.
O. Brothers, Sulphur Springs.
Tex., high school mentor, appear-
ed today to be the probable choic-
es for the two football staff va-
cancies at the University of Tulsa.
President C I. Pontius confirm-
ed reports that head coach Henry
Frnka had been negotiating with
Millican in regard to the T. U.
line coaching position and with
Brothers concerning the back field
job. He said no contracts had been
TO BE ADMITTED FREE
TO MAJOR FIELDS
SAN ANTONIO, Feb. I - is -
l Hi's nolden boy- the winter;
loliri- Is. ei¡m< bad. ne\i The1
day In the scene III (lie lisi-
first highly publiid/eo big riten,
event the 'I'exa- ' «.• * tourn.
Back in 11)1!:? when UPida- id
Wlioden shafts were the ' "guo
tin pi-Op nal.- came p. ;u u-„: in
I t.i ci rnpete a ■ the iuci.■■ •>libit
J money •-.( .-.á iH.ip.
Nineteen years have elan-ed,
] since the week-end thai - Id pipe
; smoking Bob ,Yh t lonald toured
Rrackeiiridge Park winded
c< arses lo win the inaa-'Oia1 even'
with i sensational s-- o ai tho e
da\ol :!<)! stn lo
Since then, foinfee Texas
Opens have been held
Tliei e has e been :',ap • ill the
schedule - a single ir.i:-1- in 1(133
and then a five - ear lapse be-
tween 1935 and I"".'l Citi'en
feared I he .acuit had grown t<
such lullnoMS a $f>.U¡hi inurnarnení
was a.isi anothci ¡pot on the long '
But the 'bug" got. hold of golf -
ing San Aajpnie again in 1939 and
it started Up agait'i.
K J ' Dutch1' Harrison, the lean
Arkansas Traveler, wi.-n the '39 ,
event and tw : ¡nrier Fort Worth
caddies, Lord Bvroii N'olscn and
Ben Hogan. tied for the first prize
last year Nelson, then National
Open champ. now the nation's
PGA king. Won ill .1 ph.; off.
Harrison, Nelson, arm Hogan will
lend the pack iu again ne.\. Thurs-
day for a hot at Willow Springs'
long and hard layout.
Tournament Director Reuben
Albans;!*, himself a former ama- j
tew star, tonight said the finest
field hi the tour;tey's history
Would be on hand for the pro-
amateur next Thursday.
LUBBOCK. Feb, ,u • lexan
Tech's scheduled attiiv1 ouncil
ineetinu was pt • -poned m ;i Mon-
das due (o (tines.-; oi tsso o( the,
uieml.H-i .11 C, PendOi and Paul1
Redding, t'hoii man W L. jStaugel J
'flu other llieinbe, II I- tlo-
deke anil W. F Slii.-et. met with ¡
Stangel. and piesenting themselves ¡
Cor líder-, ii-w-. were Uan,>ld C'rites
a# llershel lied Ramsey, for-
nier Texas Tech foiilti'dl star-, "in-
terested" in the freshman t one-lung
pt Sit it. O recentjj I e -Sl.l d >jy I fe I I i
Huiimao. who ".nave notice along i
-.villi Head I'oaeh I'cts- Cas>. liton, .
! .hie i'oach Duti-hv Smith and j
i ¡radiiiite Manager- o| Alidelit - '
We hi pe Jo get toi.-.ether Moll- ¡
day aflenioen," Miid Stungel to-
111 (j h I. speak in • I ail member-, ol
the ..'i iiiii li ' and pn-pÁ're oUl re 1
i-i mmendaii ¡ir. |fc. the hoartl of
direi '.I I We eaioiet, ol colli,-e di I
vii! ;e 'ill let omineli! !al ion until '
Ule .I...I.I i i iliavloi". lia. made:
Sianji.e1 1 hoped" thai tlu- board ,
,voul l («. i.l I- «¡til a mecling, i
ji¡, i)¡d,t). ,n Furl Wt,- ¡h, some tune ]
;i . .yeek, -tud that anuoonce-
na id of !lu 11! -1 in • Wntlld be
maoc public "pn.liabty b.- next
Sunday " J
Cav.th' o alan ora.' I totkty t,hat
h< had tiuia-d d.isvn the opp.ortun
its (i Ih-ci ine head coach ol Ihe
Pluladetphia Eagles of- tin- Na-;
la nal Professional league "because
I .s indd not be gi v en a i reo hand
in, m locting m- a-.- istants, and
w- old ni't de-e c t" licet pt a job
an y Where urde - I can name Bit
least one .iss. dani
II. mdietdetl In
lit 11 (II the toe,
in m deiaii.
h im Arthur aid Williuni Holden in Woiiov Rnqqle-.' "Arittona",
opening today <it the flig.
Two Borger Men
,|t renter ol
Injured In 1940
By Blasting Caps
sent to (In- ro-
the 3('tlii til vis-
it o al \ 'amp Bo sen- under provis-
ions < i the Self-loo Service law,
base been transferi-eo as privates
to new camps. t'.S, Army oi'i'iiaats
i' A Patinan ha been trims
it i n-1 (.- tile üt.h l'"tp Set vice
i taran.a,.I, and I. A White -t-nt
to the I'.-eiiti Field \rtiller> The
(tsmi't Wfls aieludc-.l in a group
i f "i rig cuiU and the latter a
group 01 23 /11 1
Poll Tax Paymenis
Show 1500 Decrease
('. S. Ci Id iriitb
P Watts, li
K Walk in.-:
Fi oin I 'hilljps W
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svT. s\ bi.rter
l-'roin .Stinned: W.
and C (>, Mcpeek
K H i! i linn Whili
líe I i'hi/i|, Í'lemOB.-:;
by, Speai man: C,
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W F, I'leller,
and \V. F.
Det r. Man
P, «iil.son, Dial,
C into pertornnnci- of Beethoven's
Fifth Symphony b> the New York
Philharmi mt 01 chest ra cojit- aluail.
The f aehelor's btfttoU, a dome-
ti> (It -.sel i ,i nativt of India, It
wa- introduced into l-atciaml as
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$3.00 values. SPKC1AL
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Fast colors. Plains and
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TPUfPT D V Ttt' Plns' r,a"P8> Kc-V Chains, Cuff 1 /
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7Bc values. 2 for
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Wilson Bros., 35c and 50c
values, long and short. 4 prs
BOSTON, Feb. I - ol',. Bob
Quinu. president of the Boston
Bees, announced today that refu-
gee children would be admitted
free of chártte to National league
fields this summer, and that a
baseball school would be estab-
lished for them if they cared lo
learn the game.
"We feel," said Quinn, "that it
mii4ht help to spread the best
game in the world and help all
the boys and Mirls to be interest-
ed in something that svill be of
great consolation to them."
What HelpB Borger Helps You.
Riggs Defeats Kramer
To Enter Miami Finals
CORAL GABLF.S. Fla . Feb. I
ol'i Former National Chntapion
Bobby Biggs of Chicago defeated
Jack Kramer of U>s Angeles. 7-5,
<M, 6-4. today to earn the right to
meet Frnnk K o vacs of Oakland,
Calif., in the finals of the Univer-
sity of Miami tennis tournament
Knvues gained the final round
by whipping Onrdnnr Mulloy of
Miami, 7-5, 7-5, tl-2, yestorday.
What Helps Borger Helps You.
Accidents It children in the
United Stati from plavmi; with
twisting ctips decreased in 1940 lo
1ST a-- rompart-tl with 185 for;
| 193 . accordion SO The Institute of
' Makers ol Explosive*:. New York ;
('its. Kigh'.v íiv4' pel cent n--
Iciu-rod iu local !- culit''-s or small
tosses, Childien foui-i'l i be blast-
li> . ,-;tps wht-re they had been
(cit I-. nig carelessly about . in
build in field -. «1-rcot.-.. -r r.Ad
fiuarrles and dumps. Ten were
found in cupboards, or other oAjts
of the home in,-uric, resulted
when ehiUlien picked or ham
iitcred the caps or threw ¡hem into
fires, Mu'-t nt the in.iuries were
to hands or ringers although they
were itlso repertetl to the eyes,
face, body ami legs. One child died.
M. t ol the accidents occurred to
children belsven the ases of 11 and
15 The i e Were 140 boys and 11
"GOOD TXTftN" WINS
LOS ANGFLES. Feb. 1 - i/P .
Allied G. Vamlerbilt's Good Turn,
eigltl to one shot, defealeti the U a-
fUK'd Porter's i"ap and sixteen
other rivals m the sin.oan Can
vintenie liiindíeap at Santa Anita
11nIs '.!,38!i person- jiald their
1!>4U poll taxes iu Hotcioi! -, ,n
counts this year, a tu-eliminar.v
t. out by County Tax Atses-to!
i i I lee 11. i Paui IviclK'isoi- showefl j,
yt'sb/i •'«> morning The ligure j
laci... aptco-- imately 1,50(1 of
i cachiri-- last sear's tola I, Kich
The niitnlier eligible to pay the j
lax is approximately <1,500. No I
t taint on the number of esemp-1
iie-ns issued was available but i j,>
li ne-eli sVedtlo.das I la had been ,
madi 11 fs thisnghl exemptle.ns
\s-ll loud somesvhere bet-v t-o
Ihree and futir hundred.
Friday's business was the heav-
iest o this Vcar's poll tax pay-
ments. with more than 800 pei -
¡sons ''shelling out" foi the right
¡ to sote The branch office in Bor-
! ger stayed o|m-ii until 1.2 o'clock
i Friday -light.
I ' . . c " •" ' ■ -*■ ' . !;W' y
Grand Jury List
For February Term
Folk wine s thi l-st ol grand j.
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