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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, BID., .MONDAY,' JANUARY 10, 1949 SEVEN Grid Coaches' Outgoing Head Hits At NCAA "Hack" Wilson's-friends in Mar-1000 a year Harvey Harman 'Says' Tutors Fear Another fc 'Prohibition' Act ' B.v RTJSS NEWLAND SAN FRANCISCO-T-WV—The outgoing president of the American Football Coaches Association lashed out at the National Collegiate Athletic Association's year-old "sanity code" today. He said coaches "are fearful we have another prohibition act on our hands." ''' " ' • - Harvey Harman of.Bulgers, in n statement at the end.of .the Association convention here, said his profession had no quarrel, with the aims of the code. "We recognize it as an effort to keep football amateur arid we must be sympathetic with the. motive," he declared, "We arc, waiting to sec how honest, fair and free of hy- „, porrtsy the administration of this] announcer, broadcast a play-by-play code will be. account, of the .All-egany-Martins- burg High .football game for Mar- \TAPPING ON THE Not many rookies tinsburg arc having a difficult time; will come up in 1949 with a better securing enough money, for the i minor. league. batting av<>rage than monument which will be erected,in \ Jerry, Scala, fleet outfield candidate honor of..the late National-League!for a Chicago White Sox job. In his ' first year - in 'organized ball, with Erie, Pa., Jerry- hit '.339'. "He duplicated that mark with Waterloo of the- Three-I League, and last .year hit .342 for Memphis of the Southern League . . . Southpaws ainor.g American • League • pitchers in 1943 didn't have .. to- take a back seat when it came' to fielding laurels. Hal Newhouser.of Detroit, Gene Bearden of Cleveland .-and Mel Parneli of Boston made only one error/each. while handling a combined total of 180 chances. ' • home run king in-the West Virginia city. Joljnns' Byrd, a member or The Evening'and Sunday Times editorial sUiff and former sports, editor of The Martin sburg .Journal, said the campaign to secure funds for the monument is lapping- and major league clubs arc now being asked to aid in thc.drlvc. Johnny's -brother-in-law, Ed Dockeney, who is treasurer of the campaign, reports that about $1,500 more is needed. Dockeney, a radio Despise Hypocrisy "College football coaches -despise h,'T>ocds.v." 'The veteran Rutgers mentor asserted that "one college president (not ray president* recently said "this sanity code will make liars of us all.' "Now believe me when I say ;ha! w* are fearful we have another -prohibition act on our hands because in our hearts—and let's be honest—most of us do not regard H wrong for the regular scholarship committee to .give n. boy with Icadcr- . ship qualities, and with -need, help toward his board and room."- . • Asks More Authority ; He also questioned the'predomin- ant role played by faculty athletic representatives in football administration. He called for mow authority for. .coaches. "Coaches vhave never been able to understand why regulatory hodJes, sometimes composed .' of members who have never known the blood and .sweat of a football field—or of any kind of competition —should be established supposedly lor the pood of the game." he said, Harman deplored "public criticism of our officiating" as likely to hurt the game. He suggested, that -colleges "stop giving our motion picture films of disputed' decisions to the papers." (The most recent such dispute centered about a touchdown scored by North.western's An Murakowski against California in the Rose Bowl). tlnsburg consumption here last November. . . x • According to Dockeney, "it was hoped at first to raise all- the money for the : Wilson monument in Martinsburg, but with only -$1,500 obtained so far and little more in sight, it 'was decided- to appeal to the majors for assistance. Letters arc beinjr scut to owners and iruinaffcrs of tc.-t.ms in the two major league aJid also" to officials of clubs in the minors ••with which Wilson played, ask' in)r for financial support of the project. Dockeney'said-the committee in charge of the campaign is composed of contemporaries and old friend of "Hack." Cage Officials, Area Coaches Discuss Rules The Western 1 Maryland and East- cm West Virginia Board of Ap- » <. proved Basketball Officials met yes- throat' and a slight.cold, was fifth L_-J •_- *^._ T -..-i /-\_j -r T\r-«^« nnri lash in the nninmhns Sflfl. wnn Spectacular Indoor Track Season Seen Two Olympic "Champs . . Go Down ( To Defcai In Brooklyii Games NEW YORK—(/?)"—A spectacular season seems in prospect for indoor track-and field .followers. Two Olympic champions —Mai Whitfield. and Harrison (Bones) Dillard—went to the post Saturday and both were beaten. Fast times .were hung up in the Brooklyn meet staged -by the Columbus Council K of C at the lOGlli Engineers Armory. This Saturday the track addicts, who'know,their, heroes' feats down to the split second, will liave two meets to choose from": . At-New York the local aces will battle it. out in ' the -Metropolitan. AAU championships. In Washington the Washington Star sponsors its second annual meet at the National Guard Armory. Whltlield, Fred Will, Bob Black, Phil TMgpcn, Browning: Ross, Gerald Karver, George Guida and Frank Fox are -'among the' crack f runners who will take part in the; Washington whirls. The/New, York competition will stress a flgrit for team points with New York TJ. and % New York A. C. favored.,: Both the; New York and Washington races-will'be held on flat tracks which make for slower times;. . Whitfield, suffering from a sore terday at the. Loyal Order of Moose Home to discuss the rules and stressed, the four .main regulations that will be enforced this season. and last in the Columbus 500, won by.'NYTJ's big-Jim GUhool'cy. The NYU .runnc:- can-.e up quickly to nip Fox, of Seton Hall, in the excel. Officials" who attended, the meet-1 lent time of 59.1 seconds. Whitfield ing were Herman Koegel, Bill Eahn, Clifton Van Roby, Eddie DJehl, ^im Roby, Bill Thompson and John Angellatta. Coaches present were John Sholton, Keyser High; "Huck" Miers, Piedmont; Walter. "Bill" Bowers, 'Alicgany: John ."Bobby" Cavanaugh, Fort Hll!, and .lohnnio Blueprints for the monument have Myers, Central Blph ot Lonncontag. lurrivcd in Martinsburg and will be shown to anyone interested,"according to Floyd Odom of the Martinsburg Granite Works, who is hand- line arrangements for setting up the memorial. Wilson, who set tile all-Lime National Lcajruc.'homo run record of 56 while playing vritli the Chicago Cubs, started his organized baseball. career with Mortinsburj; of the Blue Ridjrc in 1921. Quinlau Sets Pace In League Scoring Three of the 'Cumberland Dukes are among-, the top ten scorers, in the All-American' Professional "Basketball, League OS shown by. statistics released by league headquarters at r vhccllng. Jlmmie Qulnlan. Wheeling center, is heading the point setters- in the six-team circuit with 160 on 56 field goals and 48 free throws. ..... Kenny Blake of ..Washington's Jewels holds the runnerup spot with 114 tallies, while "Red" Klotz.'player-coach of the Dukes, is third with 112. Paul Herman of Wheeling; holds -Jown the fourth place position- with .104. markers while Cumberland's tenter, Paul Oberhaus, is in fifth place with 102. The Dukes' Lou Bell s in ninth, place with 85 points. The op scorers: ?Uyrr Tram 0, juiulan. \VhfcIinc ....... 5G juke, Wnihlnston Ctotz. Cumberland ifrmiui. WheeJlns ' jbrrhiu*. Cumberland •eltrx, <(! 4Z 40 44 F/.ToUl 48 100 2J JH 112 104 "clJ. Cumberland 35 '.rut. Whcrllnc 31 ismonca, AHoona .1,1 *mdl. Whrtllnt .34 Jytrura, Alioona 31 'orqurr, ^VRxhlnRton ..... 35 TaTiterna, Butler , 25 19 18 32 ft IS 11 15 21 12 13 IB •B ' 102 PS 7 ive Cuban Horses "lying To Special MIAMI, Ha.— (/?}— Five of Cuba's ading race horses/are due to fly ye tomorrow from Havana to take art in the. second annual .Morida- :uba Invitation Special at .Tropical . >ark Wednesday. A 55,000 purse has been established Jor 'the six furlong" sprint f jr hree j'ear olds. MI Preferido. winner, of •' three .traight stake events at the Havana Dval. is ranked 'as -the .leading Cuban entry. The rest of the team :onsists of Promete, Bow's 1 Love, Don Raul and El Inglis. Heading the -team .of Florida- thoroughbreds is Bundlrab,'. owned by Mrs: i Tilyou Christopher- Of Miami. The others include Brezno', owned by Mr. and-.Mrs.' Stefan Zacher, Suffazon, owned by Charles O^eill. Francs '-'berry. Cracker and Gay He always gave Martlnsburg'as his home during his big league playing- days. According to a news release'from George 'L. Carroll at the University of Mnrylnnd, big things are expected 'of Ridgeley's Joe Moss'on the grid- Iron next fall. Thn former ' Rltljtclcy nij;!) •alhlclo'u'ns swllclic-ri from "full- . hack to tucklc on the Miirylanil J'rcxhnuin team this past season and In the words-of Bill Meek, head Frosh co.icli, did a "coin- mcndable job." The Terrapins 1 will drill for . six weeksin'the'sprlng and'amohg some! Rules to be enforced were: 1. Players shall stay nway from restraining lir;e,s by three feet: Violations shfilJ be called only within six feck on the immediate area. 2. All coaches will be required to submit to' scorekcepers names of. nil players: likely to enter games 'as regulars .or substitutes.. 3: All conches are asked, to conform .with -the rule'book by having numbers on front and back of players' jerseys, and that the-floors be marked according to regulation where space will permit, Olympic- aOO-meter champ, got off last arid remained in that position. • Dillp.rd, the world record hurdler, was- 'defeated 'in' two out of three sprints, by 1>. T YU'5 young Ira Kaplan. The'-lanky Cleveland negro just nipped Kaplan to win the 80-yard dash in 3.3 seconds. Schroeder Grabs Net Siu'gles Title . PALM SPRINGS, Calif,.— (IP) — Neither wintry winds nor . Hcrble Fltim could. keep .Ted Schroeder', Glcndale, Calif., from winning, the men's- singles .title .at the .Palm Springs Invitational tennis tourney: j The Davis Cupper 'eliminated' Flam, Los Angeles, 6-1, 6-4 yesterday for the title. National Champion Richard Gon' zales. Los Angeles, who was upset j -._ — „, — . ^ _ . - . #41 *it*tt;Oi J—vo .tiii^t .ico, w-iu w a a ujj^co 4. Coaches felt that some 01 i-nc ;b F]am in the smg]es sem i-fina!s. officials were. calling-. lump-balls too, quickly, therefore a "slow whistle" will be employed. There will be another meeting of coaches and officials Monday; Jan-, B e v er ] y uao r 24 at 8 p. 'm., at -'--•>'-—' Home. : • . .. ' teamed- with Fellow Townsman! Seymour Greenberg to win the doubles crown from Schroeder and Flam, 6-2. Baker, Santa Monica, Levin's Captures Two.In. City Loop ' Levin's bowlers held their M- ^amc lead. In the American Division of the Men's City. Bowling he'Moosc| CilIi r i( ca pt ure d the women's singles ] title, defeating Gracyn Kellcher, al SO Santa Monica, 6-2, 8-6. In v the mixed doubles finals, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Haldeman, Long Beach, Calif., won . from Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Yocmans, Los Angeles, 6-3, 6-4. League yesterday T °P IVUUIVa ill lt*4V OjJAUiH rtUU tUilUJlt, OVIHU i - , i. I 1 of the other up-and-coming names K£os retained Maryland fans can look- for arc Ed Modzelewskl,, "Buck"~ r Earley,- Jack Brewster, Tom Cosgrove and Andy MacDonald'. • ,- . . .. Mod;:clewski Is the pllc-driv- inp fullback -who made such a. big lilt-with local fans when, the ^Maryland; Frosh turned back •• West Virginia's ; ycarHngs Ijist November at' Fort Hill Stadium. Earley a speedy back, is a Hajrcrstown. High product. Incidentally, actual excavation has begun on- the .new Maryland Stadium at College-Park. The Terps hope to'have -the-pigskin arena, capable .of seating.33,000, ready for the 1949 season. ' ' The Wcstmont .'High basketball team, which turned back --'Allegany by 22 points Saturday at' Campobello. is,; in the opinion of. Camper Coach,.- "Bill" • Bowers,-, one of the best Hilltopper. "quints his teams at AUegany ever had to face. And that is a real tribute to tlic Pcnnsylvanians inasmuch as Allcffany and . Wcstmont have been meeting on the court since 1927. . All of which reminds us that the perfectly-round-': .basketball - sometimes bounces- as crazily as a football. .Allegany, if- you • .will •. recall, turned back the. Somerset'Eagles h«re in the opening. game of the season, while Somerset won over the Hilltoppers at Westmont.-.- With his NBC broadcast of the 'Gator Bowl football..game on New. Year's i : Day between .Missouri and ~))emsbn at Jacksonville, Pla., Ted _^ i-gamc lead in~th"e~National Division by topping the' Savoy crew two out of. three games. .' • Lou Bell paced 'Levin's team with a 243 game and 595 set, while 'Harp".'Bland led the losers with a Cafe turned back Old Export two games.. Cecil Grimes rolled a 501 for the winners, while Gene McGrecvy paced the E>rport 499 set. Martz's'. team with 589. Silver Lanes defeated Tommy's, 2-1. Ken Lee was high for the .Lanes with a. 513 set, while Ernie Wolford led the losers with 470. Liberty, Lanes copped two from the B. & O. team. Lou Yergan's 602 was laigh for the losers and George Eversole rolled 484 for, the winners. Walter Cox lilt 512 in Kelso's victory. Oscar Leasure paced-the Savoy with 499. Roxy defeated the ;Eagles three games with Everett'. Clem having n. 502 for the winners and Twigg 466 for the Eagles. "Jake" Fisher's 458 -was high • as Harbaugh's beat the Club. 2' to 1. Joe Felton led the losers wita a 469. The Diamond plnmen won a 2-1 decision over the Capital. Fred Oor- IMn rolled 540 for the. winners, while Tom Hare had 427 for the Capitol team. ' ' Four Tied For Lead As Final Open Round Begins LOS ANGELES,—(/P)—The CloS- c-st finale in the 23 editions of the $15,000 LosAr.geles Open Golf Tournament is in prospect today. . • Four professionals headed into the final round for the $2,600 top money tied'. for- first place at 214. Two strokes behind them were two more ranking, challengers. '• He'ading .the procession and hoping for a weather break after yesterday's most unusual climate were Lloyd Mangram, ' Jimmy Deniaret, Le'.and Gibson and Eric Monti. Pressing just behind were 'Sam Snead and E. J. (Dutch) Harrison 1 . Two-man playoffs have occurred, but old timers familiar with a tournament Uia't began .in 1926 could not recall when four 'n/en were deadlocked for the lead goins into the last 13 holes, ' Three Games Scheduled In YMCA Loop Tonight 'Three games .are scheduled to bejoW, sub played tonight in the Central . YMCA Men's Basketball League on [ N orf-s=oi the "Y" court. - ..: ; MI.-savkr In the opening contest at 7:15 iY 11 !?,'! 1 -i. Si. Michael's Defeats Si. Patrick's, 42-9 . FROSTBITRG—St. Michael's basketball team won its opening game in the Knights of Columbus Youth Basketball League here yesterday] by defeating St. Patrick's quint ofi Mt. Savage by the score of 42-3. Harris paced the winners with 15 jjoints, while Monahan led the losers with four. The lineups: SI. Michael's G Harris, f 7 Walamphj-, i 0 Crowe, c 2 Sliuck, ff , 2 Kolftn. g 2 Finn, KUb 2 ispcflrrr.an, sub 2 F 1-1 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-0 2-.1 l-l 0-0 TctnJj JO 4-8 Non-scorlr-K 'subs—Smith, Kc]].v. ru. 15 the Cumberland Amvets will exchange baskets with the B. & O. Ba'ckshop, while an hour •' Inter Husing ended his career, as'a sports-JRidgeley American Legion'will clash caster- Huslng has been covering sports for 25 years, but will remain in radio as a disc jockey, for which ing' the duties,' it is said, he realizes $125,-1 cacesettl with' Cresaptown.. In the final contest of the' even-. B. P. O.' Elks meet' Dacesettinc Legion at 9:15. the r • 0-4 0-!. o-o Jenkins,"C Martin, c Mor.nhan. K ..'. '.. B. Lennox, j: A. Lennox, sub Totals t 1-S Score by periods; • ' ST. MICHAEL'S i' 3! 2fi MT. SAVAGE 3 7 Re.'trcc—J. V. Low'rrv. 1'is. 0 0 0 How long since you tried a bottle? YOU DON'T KNOW: WHAT. YOU'RE. MISSING UNTIL YOU DRINK- OLD GERMAN! QUEEN crry BREWING co. 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