Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 20, 1955 · Page 28
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 28

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KVBNJJNO WltiS, CUMtHiiKliAMi); MU., THMSUAV, OCi'UUKK 20, li>55 for a WANT AD Taker FA!f f oUl JOHN HARRINGTON Yritirnafionof Ntwi Strvin , .By JOHN HARRINGTON News Service Sports Editor NEW YORK—(INS)—It is one grams, letters and phone calls. of Ihe ironies ot spoils that so many athleles, unscathed in the heat of competition, seem to be slrahgely accidenl-prone in llieit off-duty hours. In San Diego, Maureen Connolly Brinker, erstwhile queen of the ten- nis'courts, is suing a concrete mixing company for 8265,000 for an injury that caused her to retire from the courts to life as a house- frail'and lady sports writer. Little Mo received a broken leg and torn calf n;uscles when her leg was pinned between one of the company's trucks and a horse she was riding. Ben Hogan nearly lost his life and probably had his golf career shortened when a bus rammed his a..tomobile in a highway accident. Although the smash-up did permanent damage to his legs,,forcing -.him lo alter his swing somewhat, the results were not altogether calamitous. Hogan's deierminalion carried " him to his greatest triumphs after the 1949 accident, and certainly made him a mellower, friendlier guy. In his recent "farewell" statement in Look magazine, Ben explained that he got thousands o letters from well-wishers. He said: .."They gave me a life with an entirely new meaning. And when 1 finally got outside again and saw green grass and trees, I knew that I- had never taken a good look at them before. From that day on,'I promised myself that if 1 were ever fortunate enough to walk on a jrolf course once more, I would never become so Determined that I would again neglect all human tallies." Another golf pro, Skip Alexan der, was severely burned in the crash of a military plane in whicl Very Agile, Indeed! ——— Selecting Football Winners Is Only Sideline To Hoople By MAJOR AMOS B. HOOI'I.F, (Master of '1 Told You So 1 ) "Alone, alone. All, all alone in the gridii-on-yiickin sea." Yes, llarr-rumph, I've been all alone since fir/in my two assistants last week. GAD! My success ha leaped by bounds, I'm abounding (He's out of bound somewhere) and swamped b thousands of congratulatory tele Here's one, naturally not typical and I believe pinned in goo< natured jest by an undercove agent of the jealous. Letter Not Complimentary "Do. you know anything abou any olher games besides too ball? If you do 1 wish you'd writ about ihem and leave footba alone," this is the plainlive plea I have received—undoublcdly a admiring reader who .wishes I make the switch to Hoopleovia mastery of pigskin prognostica lions. EDAG! (he's getting nervous) Do I know of other games. I my half century as competitor anc spectator, I have starred in o covered every sport known t civilized man, and a few played bj Ihe uncivilized. But, firsl 1 must do a little re fleeting on the past week.. Har rumph, a perfect card and al without the help of my associates This is not merely luck as some would wish lo believe. (He's evi dently not counting any wrong calls—21 out of 26 to be exact) This .week be no exception he had been "hitching" a ride, anc Walker Cup captain Bill Campbel received very bad burns on his hands while he and his wife were making Christmas candles and a pot of wax caught fire. Ball players always seem (o be coming up with one sort of freak injury or another, such as the mangled toes that Curt Simmons suffered when he caught them in a power mower in his front yard. The young lefthander never has been quite the same pitcher since supposedly because he changed his stride and developed arm trouble from throwing unnaturally. • Allie Reynolds was riding with the rest of the New York Yankees in a special bus from Sliibe Park to the railroad station in 1953 when an inexperienced driver tried to go beneath an underpass Ion low for the Iras. AH the Yankees were shaken up, but Reynolds received a back slrairi lliat plagued him until he retired. Even members of Mexico's military equestrian team, wiio risk .their, necks day and night in jumping competition, fell victim of an automobile crack-up last weekend at Columbus, 0. It's all enough to make an "" athlete, no matter how hazardous his pursuits, feel safer on the playing field than off it. County Shuttle Matches, Results GAMES TONIOHT (Men'i Ltnoe.l Hann's Tavern al Fntslburs TxfEion Purple Heart At GuodfelloMhhip Club flreen's Chevrolet at (.'as T:t> lor's Cumberland Moose at Cumberland I of C ^ Mt.-Savape VFW at Stadium Inn Ill-Dee Club at FroslhuiE KaKles Ftsher-nnhinelte at Fort Ashhy VFW Gnldrn Nugpets at ClinKcrman's Froslbllrg K of C at Cumberland Bedmen GAMES TOMORKOW Woodmen 0[ World at Snuthern Bar , VI:STI:K»AVS Fiaher-nobincttc 2, Kort Ashby VFW 1. Taj lor (VI'WJ 24; 1-almer (Fish< Hobinette) 30, (WOMKX'S I.KAC.UK) CiinKerinan's 3. FrO!.ttuirK KaRlea 0 Golden N'URBet 3. Crcsaptolvn 0 WOW 3. Pucahonlas 0 Purple Heal I 2. Cas Taylor's 1 Hi Dee 2. Green's Chevrolet 1 KrostburK Legion 2. Sladium Inn 1 llfch Scorers Helen Bfoeher (Legion) 30: K. Dixon <Stadlum Inn), 17 Jean Wlynn (l-urple HearO 2J: K. Kerns and Agnes MeCall ,<Cas Taylor's) 16 each 1. Adomnik fGolden Nugget) 21; Dorothy Bowman (Cresantown) 10 Heulah McC'losky (WOW) 23; Hfli Jlobcrts (Pneahonlas) 11 Rosalie Glemon (Cllngernian't) 22; M. Wollord iKaEles) 16 Ruth Twigs llli.Uce) IT, K. Duckworth (Green's) 17. Michigan, Terps (Continued from Page 27) over Miami (tomorrow), Georgia over.Tulane, Vanderbilt over Middle Tennessee State, Davidson over . Virginia Military, Virginia Tech over Virginia, Wake Forest over. North Carolina, William & Mary over George Washington, Auburn, over Furman, Georgia Tech over Florida Slate. Midwest: Iowa Stale over Kansas State, - Southern Methodist over Kansas, Missouri over Nebraska, Northwestern over Indiana, Michigan Stale over Illinois, Wisconsin over Ohio Slate. Southwest: Texas ASM over Baylor, lice over Texas, Oregon over Arizona. Far West: Southern California over California, Oregon Stale over 'Washington Stale, Washlnalon over 'Stinford, alas, more of a norm which wil be carried out for the rest of the Since f have joined th( working mass (lie's an elevatoi operator for those who haven't ye heard being his rants and raves shoved into the job whole outlook Martha) my changed. Straight-Forward Talking I'm determined lo be more spec! fie. And to be just lhal I mus again forecast with a straight forward hand. Didn't 1 tell you that the unbeaten streak of Alle gany would continue? That Forl Hill would win without a qualm That, etc., etc. (here we go again) But to tlie more immediate games before us. Again it wil be a jocund weekend for citj partisans. Aliegany will take another tooth from the Marlins- jurg Bulldogs while Fort Hill will :eave the Hagcrslown Hubs spin- ling. Alas, I believe we are build- ng up to one of Ihe most eagerly- awailed Turkey Day games in several years. Need I say more? I can't go on without a little bragging on two of lasl week's college upsets—my specialty. Remember? It was your humble correspondent who said Texas A-M would de-horn the TCU Horned Frogs. It was also Amos B. Hoople who foresaw Georgia'Tech leing tumbled by Auburn. GAD! There are others, but these merely serve to warn the uninitiated about any misgivings when a Hoople puls lis mind to serious thinking. Drat it. though. That unim- pulsive missive, doubting my adroitness in other fields of sports, lar-rumph! 1 invented curling, hough my early years were spent n a swamp and we had no ice. We curled in mud. Years later he sport was popularized on ice, n fact is classed now under the cognomen of "bowling on ice." Holds Several Records I - hold the 100-yard hopping ecnrd—13 1/5 seconds. I am a ormcr champion at chinning the jar with one hand (13 times) and et a record punching Ihe bag for 2 hours and 11 minules. (No mention of elbow bending?). I held the Owls Club interna- ional sack-race mark for three •ears, 100 yards in something like ,4 seconds, or perhaps minutes— ny memory has lapsed on minor details. Once I made a soli-yard high live in the Solomon Islands, but never counted that among my najor feats because 1 was pushed. The truth will out). I must take leave now. My former college professor jusl call- d and wants me to assist him on his new theory of "Why the leaves leave the trees without leaving iillle leaves on the trees". Go on with my forecasl, Ihere are surprises aplenly: SCHOLASTIC Foil Hill 22, Hajerstown 7 AlifKany 26. Martinshurg 6 nicteley IS, Hnmney 12 Kwser 21, Monrclicld 7 Southern 18, KinKviood 6 W. Va. Doa( 18. Ml. Airy Df>I » Franklin 6. Hot SitrinRs {I Parsons 21, Cowen 7 Petersburg 18, Circlcvillp 7 COLLEGIATE Polotnnc State 23, MontKomery 12 Maryland 23, Syracuse 0 West Virginia 2-1, Pcnn Slate H VIM 18. Virginia 1(5 William-Mary 21. r.W H 1'tintiie ia. None name IB Wisconsin 22. Ohio Slate 11 Missouri l!<. Nebraska 11 Oklahoma 27. Colorado 11 Miss. .Stale 11, Alabama G Mississippi 20, Arkansas 7 Tex. A. and M. 11. Haylor 6 Florida 20, Kcnlucky 13 Tulane 19. Cuorfda 7 nice 20. Texas 14 So. Calif. 27. California 13 Ore. Slate 11. Wash. State « Washington 20, Stanford 13 Hrrly Cross 20. Boslon U; 0 Yale 11, Colgate 7 Cornell 20, Princelnn 20 Harvard 11, Dartmouth 7 Navy 13, Penn 0 Pitt 21. Duke 6 Midi. State 20, Illinois 7 Indiana 11, Northwestern 0 So. Methodist 27. Kansas 7 Hainan Slate 7, Iowa Slate 0 Michigan 20. Minnesota 0 Mysteria fl, KCA U. 1 'ights Lasl. Night By Thc Associated Pr«tl CINCINNATI — Wallace (Hud) SmIUi. 35, Cincinnati, outpointed Jimmy Carter. 3.1, Neu- York. '.u. uSniiUi rctair.Eri world llRhlwclgr.r tllle), .NKAUMON'i, Tex. — Krtdle -nranl, 3!i'/i, naylon. Ohio, knocked out -nce Armslend, ]3f>, New Orleans, 8. Twenty-six fighter.'! named Mar- ini-z were professionals. Fourteen vcrc born in the United States, even in Mexico, four in Cuba and m« in Panama. I DOCTOK OF FOOTBALL Scribe Corum Denies Fights Can Be Fixed By BILL CORUM NEW YORK (INS) — If Jimm iarter had won back the lighl vcight championship for the fourt ime, as he came close lo doing i Cincinnati last night, a fello 1 vouldn'l have to be much' of skeptic lo ask, "well, il was hi urn, wasn't il?" - And il would be doubly easy fo .lie fellow to ask that if he hadn lappened lo see (he fight. Nat Easy To Disprove For when a fighter loses a worl championship, loses il, wins again, loses it again, and repeat lie process a third and then burtli time, the presumption tha he is engaging in fixed fights is no easy to escape and, on its face not easy to disprove. Not that this piece is lo be re ;arded as .an effort to disprove i Or prove it, either. It isn't. I haven't the slightest idea wha 'immy (in again, out again) Cai er and his manager, the perfecll; named, ex-hearse driver, Willi {elchum, nave been up lo. Perhaps'they have a plan where y, eventually, Carter's victorie. md defeals in lightweight touts will be as'plentiful as Cai er's Litlle Liver Pills proverbiallj lave been. What 1 do want lo poinl out, i ou don't mind, are a few tiling: lat I have come to accept a: bvious after many years of watch ng and writing sporls. One of these is that the sort o ighl I saw Carter and winner am till champion, Bud Smith, make n Cincinnati last night on TV can' ie a fixed fight. 'Can't Be Rigged' Because I don't believe that a ight can be as close as this one ppeared lo be and be fixed. And lal in such a photo-finish fight ie participants can possibly be a arty io anything wrong. The smartest and most skillfu ighter in the world, trying lo lose fight, couldn't draw il that fine nd still achieve his end. How ould be possibly know how thc fficials were going to vote? I suppose if anybody was naive nough to believe that any figh •a's ever fixed by arrangemcn r ilh four officials, a ring physi ian, and both boxers, it would hi onceivable, even possible. But who in his right mind woult elieve that this could be done that any fight manager, o lique in boxing, would be dumb nough to attempt it? There aren't many lightweights round who know the stance anr ie moves, even the fundamental" f the way a real ringman fights mith and Carter do. Running Neck And Neck They are closely matched, as olh their title fights have indi ated. !• But let's suppose they shoulti leet another ten times and split ven, could you be sure that thej ad cooked up a fat Long Islam uckling to share between them? couldn't. Because, from what I saw lasl vening, I'd figure that, doing the est lliey knew all Ihe time, they'c Iways be running neck and neck t the end. Snuffy' Slirmveiss -ed Tar Heels hi '39 CHAPEL HIM,, N. C. — HI — George (Snuffy) Stirmveiss, whc ianaged Ihe Binghamton, N. Y. 'riplels in Ihe New York Yankee bain during 1955, was captain o lie 1939 University of North Cam :na foojball team. The Tar Heel, .'on eight, lost one and tied one lal season. Snuffy led the Amer can League hitters in 1945 with a 109 average as Yankee second laseman. ROLLER SKATING "For Health For Fun" Tun. - Thur. - Sot. - Sun. Sat/- Sun. Afternoon ARMORY Baseball-Mad aps Welcome TomingYanks TOKYO —(INS)- Baseball-mad Tokyo staged a near • hysterical demonstration today greeting the New York Yankees., An estimated crowd ot 100,000 persons lined the ten-mile , route from the airport to the city, showering confetti on the Yankees' motorcade. Police had trouble holding back the fans who surged across the road at several points, pressing io get a glimpse of the players in the 23-car procession. Yanks Swept Up The American League champions landed at Haneda Airport in two chartered Japan air lines planes and were immediately swept up in a celebration by civic officials, A steady drizzle in Tokyo failed to wash out the Yankee welcome. More than 2,000 fans besieged the two planeloads of baseball players and later turned a scheduled news conference into an uproar. The conference all bill broke down as fans crawled through windows in the air terminal lounge* to ask for autographs. Manager Casey Stengel promised newsmen the Yanks would "give a good exhibition." Yogi 'Doesn't Change' Catcher Yogi Berrn, • asked to say a few words, replied through an interpreter: "I don't even talk at home. Why should 1 lalk here?" The team members theji piled inlo United Stales Air Force jeeps for a giant reception at Hie modernistic Nikattsu Hotel. One of the first men off the planes was second baseman Jerry who was a pilot in the Marine Corps during the Korean War.' He said he was "glad to be back in the Far East again under different circumstances." 'Yonks Are 'Coming' Japanese newspapers heralded the arrival with headlines announc- ng "the Yankees are coming today!" There was a carnival air .hroughout most of Tokyo. The Yanks are scheduled to playj 16 exhibition games in 27 days in TARGET TOUCHDOWN—Freddy Wyahl; left, and Corny Salvatcrra pilch and pack Hie-ball for West Virginia and Pittsburgh, respectively. Attacks buill around .them were expected lo keep their learns among the nation's leaders until they meet in annual dogfighl al Pill Stadium, November 12. The Panthers ruined W. Va.'s unbeaten year, 13-10, in 1954. Iii Sports nued on Page 28) toward a big year in ition. He's carried the ics for 159 yards and e touchdowns in four lo Dickie Beard, former Fort Hill star who received several honorable mention bids on All-American teams last year for his halfback work at Virginia Tech. . . Dickie Centennial Matcl Wind Up In Shut All three matches in nial Bowling. League shutouts. Red Coats tri Boats, Voder's \Varri ball 44 times scored five [arnes for the Browns. In his rookie year at Pittsburgh in 1952, Ed gained only 195 yards on 82 trips, scoring three touchdowns. In his senior year at Maryland he personally outgained caeh of the Terrapins' nine opponents and crowned his career by winning the outstanding player award In the Sugar Boivl with 153 yards on 28 carries against Tennessee. You don't have to ask how Mo likes being with the Browns lo know that he is happy in his new situation. He might have been a hasn't been getting his'name in the papers, as they say, as much as he did in 1954 when he lead the Southern Conference Crushing for the undefealed Gobblers. . . Bui, don't worry, he returned to his old habit last Saturday in the 14-14 tie with Richmond with average of better than six yards per carry. . . Coach Frank 0. Moseley feels thai from here on out the city's "Beard-less" horseman is all set and thai VPi has found its allack which had been dormant for the first several games with the University ol Vir- ended in iping Canal rs turning and Canal Locks rapping Twigg Fort. Team leaders Ellen Burke, 205557, Red Coals;: Helen Wincbren- ner, 137-376. Canal Boats: Vivian Chase, 186-421, Voder's; Irene Collins, 130-335. Redskins; Clara Roby, 12.'. and Belly Johnson. 311. Canal Locks and Marie Frankfort, 124331, Twigg Fort. lapan. They will leave for Oki-! lar V service and Sleelers may nawa Nov. 16 for more games and ha ™ S lve ". U P . on lllm Io ° Weekly. ginia getting the effects this Sat.. . . , , urday-at Blacksburg. Va milie rus y in reporting back 01. , jlh u announcermnl Pittsburgh after two years of mill- fl[ fjgurcs „„ sala ,- cs jn one of thc will go on lo Ihe Philippines later. Two Clubs Sweep "1 like it with Cleveland," Mo said. "It's like being in another world." major sports, another one appears to be slightly off base. . . Tom Goia, LaSalle's Mr. Everything last year in collegiate football, signed for a reported S15.000 with Brown said. "It Ids me use Curly »"= Philadelphia Warriors of the L-nnw'NBA. . . A closer look reveals the two stars was apparently the furious efforts of the Harlem Globetrotters to have them join the touring clowns of Abe Sap pcrslein. LuSatle Cards ' 17 Home Ganics I'llli.ADKLPljIA - LiiSulie College's M35-5B basketball learn will play 17 games ot a 21-gume sclicil- ule'in Philadelphia, this season and participate In lira ECAC Holiday Fcsliva! Tournament in New York (il\ nl Chrlslninj lime, it was announced today by James J. Henry, • direclor ot athletics. A new era starts LaSalle's 26th . year of modern basketball, with Jim Pollard, former professional Minneapolis Laker great, making his coal-hint! debut. The Explorers will contest 13 of their home- games a', the Palestra, meeting local opponents Pcnn, VII- hnova, Temple and SI. Joseph's; nationally ranked Scion Hall, Nia- giid, Syracuse and Furman; and also Georgetown. Muhlonbcrg, Lafayette and West Virginia. The re- . maining four home games are carded for Lincoln High School. San Francisco, 1955 N.CAA champion, will he the Explorers' open- ng foe in the Holiday Festival on Monday afternoon, December 26, at Madison Square Oarden. Other road clashes will be at Bradley, Fordham, Richmond, and Muhlen- • berg. Stan Inlihar, 6 foot 4 Cornell end from Euclid, Ohio, returned to action with a brilliant performance against Lehic.h after missing 1954 due to ineligihility. SLACKS *5. 95 Reg. $9.95 Value 29 Balfo. or S. Mechanic Men's SUITS and TOPCOATS 11 Ranges; "1 like having him at fullback."! [11 Power League Morrison as a halfback,. You know * BA - tolal was 511.000 ...... Two other rookies, the fabulous Slauricej! Stokes of tiny St. Francis College in Loretlo, Pa., and Dick Ricketts Hanges blanked Ironers, Freez- Sports Spattering!! took three from Frigidaires. Vater Heaters downed Cleaners, gridder runs 65 yards of NIT champion Duquesne also for a touchdown and then has the -1, and Washers tripped Dyers by inked pro pacts for five figures. he same score in Potomac Edison Magnificent Maurice is with Ro- Bowling League action. When he then dupli-, chester while Ricketls was taken Leading scorers were Mary Lou cates Ihe feal cxcepl its five yards ! Arnone, 1011-275 and Charley Long, for the high-price of getting these G4-39I, Ironers; Grace Wallis, 138- gets credit for only 41 yards as SHELL FURNACE OIL etc Deremer, 143-394, Freezers; Cecil in this writer's story of the oanne Mathews. 80-320 and Carl Camper-Montgomery Frye, 102-251 and Ed Meadcr. 410, Which means we are taking leaners; Mary Hartley, md Louie Arnone, 349, the elusive Eddie DID RUN lealers; Lyla Holliday, 104-300 and 59 VARDS as he returned a Montgomery Blair punt (lie second time 'or good, not 41 YARDS as in our Burkelt, ngs: W L Vastier.* ..... 16 2 Dryers ....... 7 11 Vater He'terB U 6 Frigidalres .. 7 II gleaner* ____ H 7 Ranges ...... 6 12 Frrezors ---- 10 E Ironers ....... 3 15 wrileup. . . The first time a clip- ling penally on the Campers and offsides on Ihe Blazers had nulli^ 'ied his -65-yard effort. ...'.. Apparently nothing has happened Cumberland Oil Co. 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