Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 25, 1941 · Page 17
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ETCHING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD.. TUESDAY, NOV. 25,1941 SEVENTEEN ^ittsburgh Passers To Play On Local Court Outfit II WTO r-TESST^ HWM1WL BowlinSlor Beainners TM1SSS£ ·HDlffi follegian Quint Opens Igeason Next Monda; Against Detroit's World Champs [LASSY CLUB WILL PLAY ROAD TEAMS District Tossers Will Serve I With Smoky City Play- ers On Court This Season 17ive of Pittsburgh's outstanding Sessional basketball performers i jorm the .nucleus of the Cum- ·rland Collegian outfit Coach Bil leegan will have on the court next londay night for the battle -with ' Dehnert's world's champion n-oit Eagles. [geegan announced today he has Depleted arrangements with thi ktwburgh passers, who have ap tared here"in recent years with [e Pittsburgh Pirates, McKeesport ; Rve and other Smoky City dis- fic: quints, to represent Cumber |nj against the Eagles and othe onotch professional teams to be |aved here during the 1941-42 cam '·\Ve plan to schedule only big me teams," Keegan said today as the draft has taken s |ar.y of the Cumberland 'region avers we'd hoped to have this sea n I decided it would be necessary co out and get players capabl giving these high class profes KS! teams close battles. We ex to land three or four distric layers, probably Mel "Newt" Hen Leo "Pat" 'Rice and severa |here, but during the early par the season we expect to depend sely on the Pittsburgh tossers." ^_M"it's going to take a strong club --'·· make the Eagles hustle," Kee- £r. added, "became after all Dehn- f;s team knocked off the Harlem fobetrotters, £he Kens and other in the pro tournament at |hicago last March ,but I think ell show Cumberland district fans Ich a club right from, the start," Crum Heads Group [Heading the group Keegan has ned for games here is Fred Crum, |:-one forward and leading scorer the McKeesport Big Five the four years. A graduate of l±en!ey High, Pittsburgh, Crum ^fs a first team, star for three sca- ns, made the all-city quint as a Jor and senior and captained the lusburgh scholastic champions in |s final year. After two years with W. S. Willig Club of McKees- Irt the brilliant Crum. helped the (ilmerding (Pa.) Y.M.C.A. win na- sal "Y" honors in 1934, chosen tournament's most valuable |ayer and setting a scoring record 125 points in five games. He was alternate on the U. S. basketball iad for the 1936 Olympic Games Germany. The four others slated to wear lilegiaa outfits are Joe Pabel, six- re* forward;.Ed Janicki. six-two iter, and Prank "Hank" Evans, t«ro, and Joe Proska, six-one, ierds. With all of the starters ranging er the six-foot mark the team · one of the tallest ever'to rep- *nt Cumberland on the polished inks, and Keegan also hopes to it a winning combination. Two College Captains By BILL CUNNINGHAM Boston, Nov. 26.1--With the loot- all season rocketing along toward ts ultimate tableaus, if a fellow's oing to dp any recapitulating, he'd etter get'a hustle on. The team I -would have liked to ee again was Michigan. It had the most interesting oCense of the en- Ire brigade, and one that promised fireworks at any moment. It was the same set-up as last year's when Tom Harmon was still current, but Kuzma, the Harmon successor, ,eemed both to bring it less and give t more than his lighter fellow- ,ownsman. Harmon was the shift- er runner, but Kuzma has more speed and harder straightaway pow- Michigan's Offense Best er. I'd personally rather tackle a run- away buggy horse. He doesn't veer, or sidestep. He runs over his man The straight-arm seems to be the implement of a sissy in his persona .exicoru Memorable, as a seasonal piece, was the job he did on a Mr 3slge Pukema, a mighty guard of Minnesota. Mr. Kuzma had explod- ed through the line just inside Minnesota's left end, had cut back at top speed, and how Mr. Pukema chanced to get in his way, deponent SBOweth not. Possibly he was rov- ing guard on the play, but, anyway, there he stood; all the blocky and barrel-legged 215 pounds of him, planted squarely and set for the kill. Mr. Kuzma took off. He didn't swerve to the left, or weave to the right. He didn't put out a straight- arm or change gears for a feint. Ee simply gave 'er the gun in an in- stantaneous and blistering burst of speed and -went into the Swedish barrier like a wild stallion running through a croquet wicket. The col- lision jarred the typewriters in the distant press loft. Horns honked, whistles blew. People came a-run- nin'. Strong hands lifted Mr. Pukema as tenderly as strong hands can lift 215 inert pounds, deposited htm, on a stretcher and then they gave it the March From Saul clear on out of the ball game. Mr. Kuzma just got up and looked around for his black leather bonnet. fering- quietly while all this to go- ing on, and that remarks alwut how ·well Leahy has done have not been too complimentary to the present czar of the pros. For what my ob- servation is worth, it's »trictly sub- way souffle. In the capacity of dra- gooned master of ceremonies at the huge and booming Notre Dame football rally the nignt before the Army game, I introduced Elmer to what looked like half the building full of Notre Darners, some of whom had come from as far as California, and the ovation he got all. but dis- connected the chandeliers. Layden's Deathless Contribution One definite contribution Layden made to the lore of the gridiron should be pasted in theUiat of every coach. A quarterback of his at Notre Dame threw an important ball game completely away with a glar- ing piece of Judgment that was absolutely wrong. It was a big in- cident. I covered the game and re- member the circumstances. Notre ame lost the decision, which clear- swung on this piece of fated trategy, and it was the sort of udgment that still would have been wrong even if the play had worked. There was strictly no justifying it y any rule of rhyme or reason. The press rushed Elmer in a.body or his comment on the heart- reaker. There seemed to be only ne thing he'could say, if, indeed, e'd say anything. He greeted us 11 cordially enough, under the unereal circumstances, waited until verybody was' inside, closed the oor, cleared his throat while the oom grew silent and then said, Gentlemen, at Notre Dame, the GRANGE PICKING MIDDIES TO TOP ARMY SATURDAY uarterback is always right!" The kid was doing his best. That made him right. Whatever Elmer iayden did or didn't do as coach, e left that pronouncement behind lim, and that's practically enough or one lifetime. REDSKINS CRITICISE NEW YORK RECEPTION VTestfoU Steps In But that Michigan offense con- isted of this macerating menace weeping wide around the ends, until the defending line was stretch- d in an effort to, bolster the flanks. and then some very fancy spin- bucking through the attenuated :enter by the All-America fullback :apt. Westfall. Of course, it workec he other way, too. Westfall, behind veteran line full of mousetraps cross blocks and divers affiliated devices, would pile-drive that mid- dle section until the defense coagu- ated, and then Kuzma, behind a cloud of interference, ·would swing out and run around it. Mixed in with this were quick kicks, staple and fancy passes, and a good reverse as a check on Kuz- ma's end runs. It was quite a show when it all got going. It takes two different types, of stars to make i go. And then there's a technical question about which player reallj deserves top billing, but the resul is some very pretty football tc watch. Westfall will unquuttaMblj' pick up the seasonal honon With thai particular ball club, on* twsoa be- ing that Kuzma. is a cophonoTt anc "he'll still have Ms chance." But lust maybe he won't have his chance. Maybe with no great fullback to bend the middle of that line, the wheeling won't be so free in thos Bank zones. And Mr; Westfall will ie an .alumnus next year. ·Never Do Obvious', Leahy Motto The best coaching job was un doubtedly Frpsk Leahy's at Notr Dame. Earl Blaik's, at Army, comes pretty close to being next. Leahj tiad less man power than Blaik. Hil Hatch and Mazur are fine backs with Army. Juzwlk, Evans and Ber telli can scarcely be called better Bertelli can pass and he's solid de Pabel played regularly at forward Coach "Doc" Carlson's tTniver- i of Pittsburgh quints for two was. captaining the team in · senior year, after a brilliant ·eer at East Pittsburgh High. 'nee graduation he has played in the Wilmerding "Y", McKees- Big Five and other strong ·oksa, graduate of Penn State was a varsity guard with |ttar.y Lion quints for three cam- sK and captained the team in senior year. He played high basketball at Duquesne High J was a star o! the W. P. I. A. L. ins in 1933. jknicki came up from the schol- and A. A. XT. ranks of Pitts- "Sh to join Crum, Fabel et al two ago and has established him- |f an excellent shot and strong e and team player. Ptens won all-star honors in hlsj Jiior year at Connelly Trade fiool. Pittsburgh, and has been ? with Crum, Proksa and the ' for the last half-dozen cam- 5. " He usually presses Crum j scoring honors. ·sejan confidently expects the gh players to prove popu- *:th district fans, and from club to show mor» teamwork the North End Social and |"i«;c Club quint of last winter of Uie difficulty he had I Setting members of that squad BHber for practice sessions. fensively, but that's the extent o his contribution, Mazur is likewis a fine forward passer. But, don' forget, in that passing, somebody' gotr to catch 'em. The Notre Dam receivers have been sadly under credited. The lines are about th same, Notre Dame probably havin tne better of it at the ends. But that Notre Dame Staff is a] ways figuring. An example of thei manipulation was the first haJ strategy at Northwestern, There instead of Bertelli passing to Evans they switched it just the other wa around and have Evans pop tore or four at Bertelli. As it chances, i didn't work, for Bertelli couldn hold 'em. But the Leahy motto is "Never do the obvious." He went long way with little goods for tha league. Some of the litterateurs have bee hinting that Elmer Layden is suf- PAW PAW QUINT Bow |i n ^ TO OPEN SEASON ! D O W S AGAINST ALUMNI Beginners Falcaw Coatt Teams To Battle For Roae Bowl Spot--Anoth- er Low For WVU By RED GRANGE (The Original Man-ln-Motlon) Philadelphia, Nov. 25--In a tune of national, crisis, it is fitting that Army and Navy should send two unusually capable, fighting football squads to meet in their annual classic here Saturday. The service schools have taken the defense motif to heart. Each has enjoyed a successful season. The teams have shown a competitive spirit that bodes well for our fight- ing forces. Army lost to Harvard and Penn- sylvania after playing unbeaten Notre Dame to a scoreless tie in a Yankee Stadium quagmire. Navy lost a close one to the Irish after Harvard held it to a scoreless tie. There is little to choose on past performances, although Navy has After Developing Approach, Delivery, Practice Hoolc To Improve Your Score By JOE FALCARO Greatest Match Game Bowler Coach John Marra's Cagen Drilling For Game Fri- day Night With Grad» j Beginners often insist that a Paw Faw, W. Va., Nov. 25--Paw j straight ball is easier to control Paw High School's basketball team I and gives more accuracy, will open the 1941-42 court program j "Baseball pitchers don't fool in this section Friday evening by around with fancy stuff when with with opposing Alumni cagers. With a new coach, John Marra. former GlenvUle (W. Va.) State College star on^ the job, candidates for the squad''have been drilling since early this month in prepara- they're in a hole," they say. "They pour in one." If a straight ball was as effective as a hook, the argument might hold. But it is not. Practically all outstanding bowl- tion for the anrnJal battle with the i ers use the hook because of its Alumni and other early engagements.' season j high strike percentage. Studying the diagram of a set of Coach Marra announced today pins, you readily see why 'a hook that Fort Ashby High will come has the advantage of an extra pin here Friday, November 5, lor the falling. The ball comes into the Washington, Nov. 25.--The Red- kins aren't alibiing, but £U of 'em lave some rather uncomplimentary houghts about the Giant manage- ment, which, it seems, stands ac- cused of two pieces ol unsports- manlike conduct. Although rain was predicted and 'ell in New York all Sunday morn- ing the Polo Grounds gridiron was not covered with a tarpaulin until 11:30 o'clock--after four hours of jrecipitation. As a result, the foot- ing was heavy and sticky, thereby slowing up the Redskins' passing attack appreciably. The argument that the Giants had to play on the same ground isn't sound for the reason that the New Yorkers don't depend upon a fast field for their best game as do the Redskins. The second criticized act was the failure to turn on the floodlights in the .late stages of the game. Even a New York sportswriter said: They'd be on if the Giants were trailing." WASH-LEE TO PLAY NINE-GAME GRID CARD Lexington, Va., Nov. 25 ($)-- Washington and Lee's Generals wffl open their 1942 football season with their annual game with West Vir- ginia at Charleston, Sept. 26, R. A. (Captain Dick) Smith, director of athletics, announced today in re- leasing a. nine-game schedule. The only change listed for the Generals will be a game with Hainpden-Sydney, replacing George Washington. The Generals will play three games at Lexington, one in Roanoke and one in Lynchburg. The schedule: Sept. 26. West Virginia, at Charleston; Oct. 3, Kentucky, at Lexington, Ky.; 10, at Roanoke; IT, Batapden- Sj-dney, at Islington; 24, Virginia Tech, at LynchburK; 31. Richmond, at Lexing- ton; Nor. 7, "Virginia, at Lexington; 14, Darisdon, »t Davidson; Z6, Maryland (place undecided). won more impressively and greater power. Army's tie Notre Dame was largely due to playing conditions which stymied Angelo Bertelll's aerial fireworks. Service teams are invariably up for this game and with 105,000 per- sons in the stands, it should be a corker. I'm casting my vote for the Middies. They have two-team depth while the Cadets are a one- land Army. Swede Larson has two fine backs in Bill Busik and Howie Clark and, in my opinion, better all- around strength and balance. Boston College Choice Boston College and its fleet and bruising backs should repel Holy Cross. Fordham is the final headache on New York University's schedule. Pittsburgh should close well in Pitt Stadium -- against the "de- emphasized" football nobody of to- day, Carnegie Tech, In the battle for the Pasadena Rose Bowl nomination, we have Stanford tackling California hi the greatest spectacle of them all, Oregon meeting Oregon State, and Washington: tangling with Southern California. I'm picking Stanford, Oregon State and Washington, but with no great degree of confidence in any case. They're all dog fights. Going south, Mississippi, with a fine running attack, should belt a club like Mississippi State. Georgia Tech hasn't too much with which to stop Frank Sinkwich, not to mention the remainder of the Georgia team, Likes Tennessee Vanderbilt may wen suffer the inevitable reaction after beating Alabama and may faU before Ten- nessee in Knoxrille. Penn State's strong aggregation should give South Carolina a rough afternoon in Columbia. Michigan State should repel West Virginia at Morgantown. Hot and. cold Tulane figures to massacre Louisiana State, Clemson College to beat Auburn. Oklahoma has a good ball club opening scholastic contest and that four other games, Central High at Lonaconing December 11, Wardens- vine High here December 11. Fort Ashby High away December 16, and LaSalle High away December 17, will be played before the Christmas holidays. Eight lettermen, including several of last year's star regulars, are again making strong bids for jobs. The crop of veterans consists of Jesse Sherwood, Mike Larkin and Roland Taylor, forwards; John Clark and Wilson Largent, centers, and Pete Guhr, Sidney Funkhouser and Warren Parr, guards. Other candidates are Ivan Clark, Clyde Robertson, Theodore Hare and John Ambrose, forwards; John McNabb and James Fredman, cen- ters, and Jack Weaver and Robert Kaylor. guards. Coach Marra, appointed in Sep- tember to succeed Arnet Swisher, who produced strong teams here hi recent seasons, regards the outlook as promising. The new mentor, a, member of Coach Nate Rohr- b a u g h ' s outstanding Glenville Pioneer quints to gain West Vir- ginia and sectional honors in the late 1930's, has been working hard to Install a new system of play and Paw Paw fans are already optimistic over the chances for a successful season. pocket at practically a right angle, A hook gives the bowler a ·ider pocket at which to shoot. Fewer splits result. A hook is not as difficult to con- trol as beginners suspect. It is a matter of knowing how much your all will break on a particular lley. A straight ball that is on the head pin has a high split potential. \ hook ball, on the other hand,! After developing a smooth ap- ives a lot more pin action, orjproach and delivery,_ the novic* ictioe the hook ts a better, more enjoyable wood." Often a hit that is some- i should RICHARDSON KEEPS EASTERN LOOP JOB Williamsport, Nov. 25. -- Thomas I. Richardson was re-elected pres- dent of the Eastern (Class A) Base- League for a term of three ears at a salary of $6000 per year t the annual fall meeting here yes- ·erday. manager, was elected vice-president mingham Baron Baseball Club, to- fective at the close of his tenth year · ' · · - - - · "-- - -- · · --* '-- football coach in June, trustee* ucceeding Pete Margie, Wilkes- Sarre. Binghamton requested and was STEAM LIGHTER A cigaret -can be lighted by steam. This cannot be done by the visible cloud that comes from a tea- kettle, and which is vapor, but by real steam in gaseous form. and I look for Jack Jacobs and Co. to whip Nebraska. Marquette is too strong for Iowa State. Emery Nix and Texas Christian is my choice over Southern Meth- odist while Baylor's Jack Wilson is due for a grand finale against Rice Which puts toe pe-lod to a sea- son of football predictions. Throw away that ice bag and as- pirin, Jams. CORNELL'S HARD LUCK Ithaca, Nov. 25.--Cornell suffered a stroke of misfortune at the kick- off in its 16-0 defeat by Pennsyl- vania, when Fullback Joe Martin wrenched his knee and could not return. MCNGER'S BEST TEAR Philadelphia, Nov. 25.--Pennsyl- vania enjoyed its best football sea- son in the four years it has been coached by George Hunger. With seven \-ictories and a 13-6 defeat Navy. Penn matched the record of the 1936 team. FIGHTS LAST NIGHT I By The Aistuiattd Prettl Nor Torfc--Francisco Montaneri. 144 Genoa, ItaJy. outpointed Tony Ferraris, H7'.i. Mt. Vernon, K. Y., (8). Chienifo--Aldo Spoldl, 138, Italy, and Willie Joyce, 137, G*ry, Ind.. drew (101. Newark--Frank Martin, 137. Log Angeles outpointed Lou Fortuna, 135, Phliade! phia. (.i. Perth .Ambojr. N. J.--Sttve Hotak, 158 Newark, outpointed Billy Graiit, 157 N. J.. (81. Hol-ote, Mass.--Harry Horst, Montreal, outpointed Vlnce Dell' 134ii, New York. 110). 13 Orto DISCRIMINATING: D t f M K AMERICA'S wmsKEr ·ALTIMOftC. MAItVlAND ESTABLISHED IMS Hookinr into 1-3 pocket. ,'hat off line will bring an unex- means to «cted number of pins. 'bowling. playoffs from five to seven games !was defeated. The league voted to open and close the season one week later than last year, setting April 29 as the opening date and Sept. 7 for closing. WHIRLY BECOMES STRONG FAVORITE TO BREAK RECORD With Kayak II Out Of SanUj Anita Seabi»cuit'» Money \ Mark Threatened ! Los Angeles. Nov. 25, (JP--Possl- . j billty of Seablscuit's all-time mon'^ j winning ^cbrd standing for anothei ,! season took a decided drop today.' '{Trainer Tom Smith announced that Kayak II is definitely out of thd 1942 Santa Anita Handicap becausrf iof an injury- The Argentine stallion, winner o| the $100.000 'cap in 1839, had beesj rated one of the strongest threats W Whirlaway's bid for the moneyj ^·inning championship. Victory ln( j the world's richest horse race Marttt '7 would put "Whlrly" past the "Bis- cuit's $437,730. Smith was propping Kayak n t^ stop Warren Wright's star and pro- jtect that mark. Second place i (worth only $20.000. "WMrly" al- ! ready Is in training at Santa AniUj I for the winter meeting opening Dec. 31. Kayak bowed a tendon in hij( right foreleg over in* weekend, bul seriousness of the injury was not ! disclosed until last night. SmiUl said Charles S- Howard would retirf his star to stud at his Wllllts, Calii ranch. ; That leaves Howard only Mioland and Porter's Cap to protect theii stablemate's record against RIDDLE TO MANAGE BIRMINGHAM CLUB Birmingham, Ala., Nov. 25. John Quinn, Hartford, general j Paul Florence, president of the Bir- tailed Whirlaway. Both disappoint- ed this year. ' In four years Kayak annexed H victories, placed eight ttees ant ran third once. He went unplaced only three times in 26 starts. In 193$ he won $170,875. and his total ww $212.905. He broke down after hi only race this year. j GSIS COACH RESIGNS , Alliance, O, Nov. 25.--Accepting the resignatte= cf Harry Geltz. night announced the signing of vet- eran Catcher John Riddle as the Barons' manager for next season. given permission to transfer its} A brother of Elmer Riddle, ace franchise, the new location being j of the Cincinnati staff and the Na- subject to the approval of theitional League's leading pitcher for eague. ' 194.1, he was with the Reds all last A proposal to extend the semi-1 season, although playing in only final series of the Governor's Cup j ten games. He batted .300. of Mount Union College today ord- ered a thorough study of the entirt physical education program at thd school. Geltz, native of Allianc* and a graduate of Mount TJnion became coach in 1931. His team this Mason lost seven out of games. SKATING Every Tue*.,- Thurs. Sat. and Sunday Swing and Sway with BUDDY STEVENS ARMORY For tht man mho "kat everything* Schwarzenbach's presents the GABARDINE R O B E Here's your solution to that important gift problem. It's 100 to 1 he doesn't have a smart-looking, comfort- able robe like one of these. If he goes on wearing the old blanket, a gabardine robe will put the twinkle in his eye on Christmas morn. You can choose his favorite color from wine, navy, copen, and rust, in plain colors and neat pin stripes. Each is tailored in the manner of fine clothing, and will be as comfortable and cherished as his favorite chair or his pet pipe. Consider a gabardine robe seri- ously . . . it's a gift hell count among the most im- portant. s. ELKS DUXMEN ACTIVE lers representing Cumberland No, 63, B. P. O. Elks, will meet *n of Cumberland Council No. I Knights of Columbus, tomorrow 111 "'? at 8 o'clock and Junior As- "'im of Commerce pinmen Sat- ;Vi evening at 7:30. Both matches ! b p rolled on the Elks' Club lanes. Men's Suits Topcoats $1290 One Low Price Men, here's » real opportunity to tub l» on » rent *«U »nd Itpcott bar- Fln « lltr «ulti tbit hire the «pp»tr»nc« of hlfher priced itnlt*. THE HUB 19 North Centre Street and to add an extra thrill An all leather house slipper in tb« grand manner at PULLMAN SUPPERS They fold up and fit in a matching case for traveling. 1.00 to 4.50 LOU'S CARRY Prestone - Zerone - Zcrex - Trek - Anti Frnie CUMBERLAND Cut-R»t« Anto Accessories, Sporting Goods and Tires SUPER S T O R I S T O S E R V I Y O U 6-10 Baltimore St. Cumberland, Md. rroilborr. Md. Ktf't. \\. Va. Bfdfcrd. r*. Fltdmont, W. V*. OPEN EVENINGS Uie Schwaraenbach'* E-X-T-E-N-D-I-D fAYMINT flAN

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