Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 20, 1948 · Page 15
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Fhone 4GOO for n WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES. CUMBERLAND, MD., MONDAY. DECEMBER 20. 1!MS FIFTEEN . College Ca«je ~ C? Teams To Get Little Rest Schedule To Take Players Far From Christmas' Fireside By BEX I'liLECAR NEW YORK—W—If Junior wrote that he'd be home from college for Christmas. It's n cinch he's not a basketball plnyer. A Innrc slice of collccp ciiK'- 1 tiilont will be litilf n r-nntlni-nl. or IIIUI'P nwtiy from \(.r. UMlM nrnM'In.i whplt tlln limit wltll Ihr wlil.ikpi'S I'onn'.i I'luWli I hi> chimney. Take n look at Uic.sc travel plans: Pour Big Nine .schools — Ohio State. Michigan, Northwestern it ml •Wisconsin—will be on the West Coast this week. Pour Big Seven schools—Oklahoma, Colorado, Iowa State and Nebraska—will be in the East. St. Mary's of California will bf in Minnesota; Hamiinc of Minnesota will be In California. Georgia and Georgia Tech will shiver In New York's blizzard while Pitt enjoys Miami's sunshine. Yale and North Carolina State will jump from coast to coast. Arizona will come as far -East as Pennsylvania 'Mr. Macfe/ 85 Thursday,Denies He Will Retire From Baseball Venerable Manager Of Athletics Still Hoping For One More Pennant By SAM GAMBURG PHILADELPHIA —(INS;—Venerable Connie Mack, 85 years young this Thursday has but one word of comment concerning reports he will finally retire from baseball:— ••Piffle." Most people reaching Mr. M-.icUsI wse tiro ready for l.he surnp heap.! hut. Connln—wnll. hr'p sl-lll ! lnl 1 l.lllil. "llllr Hint llnilhllMl," Tl ImliiVfil I'lilliulrllihlli AI.llliM.li': Jn u birthdiiy Interview, Conine's lustcst denial or retirement wn.s more brusque than usual ceesmsu the "old mnn" thinks that 191!) Is the year for his A's to win '.he American League Pennant after a 16-year famine. Cleveland Team To Beat Connie refused to go out on any limb and flatly predict the Mai-k- men would win the flag and regain the hcighths achieved by so many A's teams in the past. He put it ait- -.._ South Carolina will journey as, far North as Michigan. And there : kecs ' to ar? many more. Kentucky Meets Tulane But one of the best games ot them all may be one that's close to home—old Kentucky varietv. that is.| . . ... . , ,. „„,.,, This contest matches the Blue s^?* ™d b^ 1 " l . h , c ,E e "?^ "Cleveland is the team to beat,I but that isn't the whole story ol the 19-19 race. the strengthened Yan- nothing of the Boston Red Sox.' Connie was obviously optimistic about the A's though. The Mack- men, you remember, were the -,en- sation of CONNIE MACK Grass country's famous Wildcats against the Green Wave of Tulane at Louisville Wednesday night. The Xentuckiaas closed an Eastern invasion in New York Saturday by outclassing St. John's of Brooklyn, 57-30. They've six without •working up a good sweat. The Green "Wave has rolled over eight opponents. It's the only team to beat Texas so far, but most of the opposition has been minor league. Neither has played a conference game. St. Louis University, which continues to draw equal billing with Kentucky, is another stay-at-home. The Bills have only or.e game this •week—against Rice Tuesday night—and should increase their season's record to 5-0. The cow palace at San Francisco, one of the newest arenas on the big time' basketball circuit, draws some of the top intersectional r;aines of the week. Michigan Plays Stanford Michigan (4-0), defending champion of the Big Nine, will meet Stanford (6-0) and Yale (-1-0) will play St. Mary's (1-2) there tonight. Tomorrow the clubs reverse op- Txmenls. And on Thursday North Carolina State (4-1) will play San Francisco (5-1) and unbeaten Hamline will meet Santa Clara. Most areas still have a bushel of undefeated teams, but New York City isn't one of them. The big- town lost its last major all-winning.outfit when St. Johns succumbed to Kentucky. A-year ago New York Uni-| versity and Columbia remained in the charmed circle until the final weeks of the season, h Amonf-otllers which lost for the w first time Saturday were Wyoming, Utah, St. Joseph's of Philadelphia, Ohio State, Chicago Loyola, Scton Hall. Navy, Iowa, Beloit, Boston U., Arizona and Scranton, • Only three-of the major conferences have^tegun play. Yale and Dartmouth share the Ivy League lead. William and Mary. North Carolina State, Duke and Washington and Lee are undefeated in Southern Conference play as arc Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana State and Tennessee in the Southeastern Conference. The rest of the races don't start until after New Year's. Levin's Increases Lead In City Loop Levin's, pinmen increased their lead in the American Division of the Men's City Bowling League to 13 full games yesterday when they defeated the B.&O. bowlers, 3-0, on the Club alleys. John Bender led the winners, who ipilled 2,884 pins, wit ha 236 single and 615 set. "Bud" McClellan, Lou Bell, Sddie McKay and Eddie Conn rolled sets of 606, 588, 552 and 522 respectively. Lou Yergan paced the losers with -493. Kelso's, pacesetters in the National Division, .scored, a 2-1 victory over Harbaugh's.". Walter Cox led the winners "with a 205 game and 543 set while Jake •': Fisher was the ."big gun" for Harbaugh's with a 473 set. Yellow Top Cab turned back Tommy's 2-1.. Harp Blank was high for Yellow Top with a 484 set, •while E. Wolford paced the losers Trith a 217 "single and 519 set. Old Export' won over Liberty Lanes. Lou Dusic's 526 was the top score. Silver Lanes defeated Martz's two out of three. L. Breedlove rolled a -472 set for the Laners, while Paul Stakcm had a 4S8 set for Martz's. Oscar Leasure, Tom Dentinger »nd Bill .Sheetz rolled 553, 508 and 504 as the Savoy swept three games from the Eagles by forfeit in the National circuit. Roxy captured a 2-1 decision from the Diamond while the Club defeated the Capital bowlers. The standing's: until the fading weeks of the race. Said Conr.io: "As far as my club is concerned— well, it will.be much stronger next year because we strengthened ourselves at the Major League meetings by addition to two departments in which we were weak last season— pinch-hitting and reserves. In Fine Health "In getting Taft Wright and Wally Moses, we have two men who can be depended upon in the clutch." Tar .Heels Open Trainiiii! Grind ~ HAMMOND. La. — I/PI — North| Carolina's Tar Heels opened a; double-strength training- grind here; today for their Sugar Bowl football j name against Oklahoma in New; Orleans January 1. | Forty players arrived yesterday! afternoon in a chartered airplane, to meet a rousing welcome from more than 2.000 persons gathered at the airport. Ten other players, including most of the sn'.iail's married ir.cn, followed by train. Conch Cni'l Snnvoly fiv. n srlu'diilc ..f l.wn v.-'il'l'lHlIc 'Inilv fur Ilir. Till llrnl.'i. Vllr Iriilll limit n U-ni-K. i-l I'r.-il nfl.i'r iMiilinu !l:> iv(.;ul;ii' .'H'IIMII; November 27, practiced for l.lu- rn.-xt wcc'k, iinrl :,hcn laid oil' nK'iin cluriim examination, 1 ;. When the ulrborne parly arrived yesterday, Mayor James SUn; prc-i sentcc! a key to the city to Coach I Snavcly, and comely girls pinned! •ribbons reading "N. C. Tar Heels'" on the players' coats. SonL's of the; University of North Carolina were played over a public address system.. (!IIIII|MT|:IIII| Lc^inn Seek* Seventh Win In "V" L, >0 |i •Lealiv Predicts (Continued from Page I4'i bi;:scr holes on his pilo-drivinp Cumberland's America n Legion , s ]. ull . s basketball team will be seeking its!' 'naVing once participated in ihis .seventh straight league victory 'o-^o,.^, post-season classic, i: has night when it meets B. & O. Back-. a | ways hcld . grent , den] of interest for us. It is an experience that one is noi likely to forget, ns those connected with the event have, inadi" ."hop passers in the Central YMCA Senior League at 8:15 on the ""' court.. The B. A: O. is tied for second place with the Cumberland Mim":- ^ „„„„.. 1JV ., „„ ,.„ and Ridgeley American Legion. Eufih'^^^''^ ^ ;„ southern hos- Leam has a league record of four wins against one setback. The B. P. O. Elks will play Cresapj thc'^nVticipating" M:ho:><s"can Park in the opener at 7:15 and tlv: j |-, )nv:l ,. t i lo rn adequate rewan hospitality a scioncc, and go all out in their attempts to guaranicc all Naval Reserves ki-l.s with Tnc pi a y ers and coaching staf: of look rd for Hill's IMisrurs tConMnuecl from P:IKI: !•!' rlnlil. l.iu:!sle for 31 yiir<l.s :i.iid n Cli.'Vi.'Imul .'icon;. The Bills niadi: nl.hi'r inlsi:iki;.s, too. Ineludink' ;i llfth puss inicr- ' Jri -' i " their ]j:ist .season's i h ffor!.s in l.hc Hiii'ni l.lioy will he nrrnnlcd. A • nf ;-!l||£nr llnwirl- ;irr.|'n|-|il!iil| rnliiilniilii In n wr.t-li nT CHJIM'T I !n ilic hiiiiii; • ' Ilic A'hil't'll Clrit.-i. Willie iv-|> and In Tuii-Koiinilc Tonight. & BOSTON — m— Willie P-2P Lake what he plans as his first stepj toward regaining his Featherweight' Championship tonight when he jFourloen Horses gt. :r • , i i~< £/"> •) & i Listed K or Cap -2P will.] • •'• MIAMI, Fla.— t/P)— Fourteen horses were listed tentatively today for Sat-faces Hermie Freeman of Eagle | urday's mile and a sixteenth S7.500 Lake. Me., in a tcr.-round bout at Boston Garden. Tlve classy little battler from Hartford, Conn., is due to meet new titiist Sandv Saddler after the first added Christmas Handicap at Tropical Park for three year olds and upward. P. L. Grissom's Sun Herod, win- of the year in a return match and ner of 11 of 22 seasonal starts, and hopes to avenge himself for the Marchons 2nd, and Argentine Import unbeaten in four starts in this country, were leading contenders- among the hopefuls. knaekout inflicted by Saddler. \vvu CAKDS HOSTO.V BOSTON—i/l 1 )—Bosl.on Unlvursil-y | 1: , s ..jciieclnli.-tl ;i nluhL football fsami: wil.h Wo.sl, Virginia at Fenway Pnrlc on Oct. M next. Athletic Director Harmon announced today. cepLion which led to a narrowly- missed field Koal by Cleveland's L.ou|j onn "j Grox.a. who kicked nil the Browns'; extra points. But there is no point' Lew Andreas, Syracuse's head in. chronicling; all the mistakes.' bnskclbal! coach. Is starling his 24th Srvi-n was plenty. ;sr:ison as head of the Orar.ee caROi's. 5 PORTS iHIKROK TUIJA'.' A Vtl.MI. A(M» Ti<ii VVIMi.iM.o nl Ilir Muslim Kril hux \uii, iillna.in. 1 ,- <:;NH-;Ii-il Aiiit-rlcaii LniKl.r ImlllnK eniililplu-.) hir HM 1 ? Wllh :i ,:M:! iivi'i-llnf. TllltKK YKAHS AGO— ll.vrun Ni'lMill mill lliibr niclrlnlc.-.f)!! Zjilllirili.-- WT<- i-lrclrll Inilk' mul [|l"-<-n of wnrlfl uUlli-lr* In ;in A.'.Mic!lul.nl l'ri-/.:i poll. I'lVK YKAHS AftO—Goiter I'ntiy Ui'i'K v,-;i.s vnti'd UK- No, I u-oimin iilhh-lo ol t.Mu year in nn AM-ocnuccl rro.'-.s poll. TEN YEARS AGO — Rooklf Ooilliu l^:-jinl:;r. llnm.-.ck .scori-cl Ills M.vlh .-.Jiulo-Jl. II! M'Vl'll KIlIllO n> till! IJOM.Oll l^l'lllll.-! blitnkrd lll(? Nru- Ynrk AmcrlciulN. II-O. Ill a .NiiLlonil'. I-lockcy LCIIRIIC Ranic :il. Miidl- snn Sniuiri' Ciirdpii. Ol-hei's looked ii|3on with fnvor \vn-i' Mi's. Tlflrn l-liitti!0i'|.y'.« Rnnipnil, iiinl C!, li, VVnl.ldlip' (T.iI- i.ll'HlKC. Ijnlli UuK Julci: wn.s <!X|)tCtfif1 to be in nr.pruvtxl condition following lii.-i el'loi-lii in the E. R. Bradley Me- niorln! und Governor Caldwell .stakes. Churry Oc:i stable's First Nlslil- er, Glen Riddle's Faraway, and Boon net .stables Kinp; Micias, were an-.oni; others listed as possible starter.';. Stnrtcrs will be announced the ri.iv of the race. Fighting Dukes (Continued from Page 14) officials prevented a. free-for-all. Sotynk, by the way, was Butler's leading scorer with ten points, while his teammate, Nate Apple, played a good floor game. Klotz was knocked groggy for a moment in the third quarter when his eye came in contact with a Butler player's hand but he showed no ill effects from the wallop when he returned to action. Rangy Dave Hornstein, former! Penn State player, and now coach! at Point Marion (Pa.) High School. 1 made his debut with the Dukes and played part of the game at center. The Dukes' next, game will be with the Harlem Globetrotters nexti Sunday night at the SS. Peter and : Connies appears in fine health! Paul School gym. They return to- despite his advanced years. He is'league action on December 20i quite active and remains the controlling power'behind the A's. And continues to be his one great love. That's easy lo understand, for the story of Connie Mack is the story of baseball for the last 60 years. The game's triumphs have been his triumphs, its tribulations, his tribulations and its glamour, his glamour. But he loved the game more than victory. Twice during his dazzling career he wrecked great baseball machines "for the sake of the against Altoona here. Last night's lineups: Cumberland O Pence, f .............. 2 K!OtZ. 1 .............. C Obcihaus, c .......... 10 Bell. K ............... : Johnson, g ........... 0 ClCVL'Rgcr. f ......... 1 Gent;-,. I .............. 4 Onidorff, ^ ... ....... o llorn.v.eln. c .......... 0 Duy. r ................ ti HuiiCcl'Ly. B .......... 1 2t; ame." Now he's hoping to see his dream of that • "one last pennant ' come true and for years he's been slowly. but definitely rebuilding Mackmen to the point where now feels them to be ready. Texas Mines Prepares For West Virginia Game EL FASO. Tex.— (/PI— Texas College of Mines resumes heavy practice here today for Its Suii Bowl date here New Year's Day against West Virginia. West Virginia is due to start two- a-day workouts here Thursday. The Mountaineers are due to arrive Wednesday. Both teams are to be feted by civic groups during the holiday Tannol'.i. r ..... G lo\viiLs't;y, I Pntilky, c ............ 2 Caiiterna, K . ......... i Solynl:, g ............. •! Webster. / ........... ll i'Applc. ! ............. -' IlLS, S!ii:licr, c ............ 1 lie i Frlcl:. R .............. 3 iPlllil. B .............. 1 F 0-2 1-2 1-b l-i 0-0 fl-2 1-1 l-i n-o 0-0 o-:: 0-1 O-o [)-; J-2 5' 1; 10 1 0-1 To'.ills ,...:( :0-H M 42 • Tcchiilcnl loiil culled on Apple lor liluinp rc.'erec wuh ball, Scorn bv period.-,: DUKES 11 jo CUBS , .. • III Oniclal.-:—Gene Hoiiil>. Unlnr.towii, PH.. and Ccorcc Zon-ilc. M>iTlU.'.U)i\-n. P.i, PRO BASKETBALL Minneapolis 9-1. Chlcapo 84 |BAA| Boston 77, New York 75 IBAAI Waterloo 4". Oshtosh 46 (National! Trl-CIties 67, Syracuse 65 (NnUonxl) Anderson 83. Dayton Rcns fil (NalionalJ Len Mutcheson o ' the Washington ' Lions of the American Hockey Lea- \ cue is of Chinese extraction. i A Christmas Gift That Lasts 365 Days -FULL YEAR MEMBERSHIP- For Boys and Girls Central Y.M.C.A. BE CAREFUL - WHEN YOU DRIVE DURING HOLIDAYS NORMAL SPEEDS ARE DANGEROUS when streets are icy. It takes from 3 to 12 times more distance to stop in your car. "So Ease Up In A Freeze Up!" SLOW DOWN ON ALL ROADS In slippery weather. Be extra careful when going down hill. Not only on the' other fellow's account, but because THE LIFE YOU SAVE MAY BE YOUR OWN. SPEEDING AT ANY TIME IS A FAST WAY TO THE GRAVEYARD — But it's about twice as dangerous in bad weather or at night. "Take a little longer to get there, and you'll have a lot longer to live!" "PROTECT WHAT YOU HAVE 1 ' Try Our Complete ONE - STOP - SERVICE Mechanical and Body Work See "Dal" Miller CUMBERLAND LINCOLN-MERCURY 828 N. 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