Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on November 29, 1955 · Page 14
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FOURTEEN EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND. Ml)., .TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1955 Dial PA-2-4600 for a WANT AD 1* Oklahoma Fi Sooners Get Big Vote As Successors To Buckeyes If Bud Millikan's basketball j .players prove as colorful and! pleasing as the new multi-million' palace in which they will be play- By HUGH FULLERTON JR. The Associated Press Undefeated Oklahoma, winning ing the* home games, "followed at the polls in the same whirlwind B , . .. , -, ,._ H „„.. fashion that it won most -of its of the University of Maryland can^^ today captured the 1955 na .j look fonvard to an exciting season. 1 tional <. ollege j 00 tbaU champion-] Members of the press, radio and television got a "sneak preview" of the luxurious arena last night, but the big day is scheduled for Friday when the gaudy Activities Building on the College Park .campus will be dedicated prior - to the Terps' lidlifted with Virginia. The "House that the Students 'Built" (it will be.paid for entirely from student funds) is a dream come true and Friday's dedicatory occasion should find all o£ its multicolored 12,004 seats occupied. More .than five years'in the planning and .requiring two-and-a-half years to 'complete, the gigantic structure 'ship and the Father J. Hugh O'Donnell Trophy in the 20th annual Associated Press poll. The bowl-bound Sooners amassed 3,581 points in the season's final AP poll of sports writers and broadcasters. It topped Michigan State by .more than 300 .points. Maryland, Oklahoma's opponent in the Orange Bowl Jan. 2, finished third. Succeeds Ohio State Oklahoma succeeds Ohio State, Big Ten champion for the second straight year, as .winner of the national championship trophy. It is the- second time the Sooners have taken the award, named in honor of the late Rev. J. Hugh O'Donnell, former president of Notre Dame. - - * c » J *. r~t lul J l |cl l fl *—->iuv*"». vi- J.»ui.* -^ ~w***^. .rises out of .the ground >t a co ^j They a i so 'finished first in the 1950 of three-and-a-quarter million dp!-| polL lt must be won tnree times •lars. William W. Cobey, graduate manager of athletics, and athletic .publicity director Joe Blair conducted a five-barrelled "open house" tour-for the press, as the .imposing arena is a fiv:-level affair. ... ' . The coliseum is built in the shape of an amphitheatre, radically different from most college gymnasiums. The.main floor sinks 33 feet below ground level and tiers of seats are arranged in a gigantic bowl, just like a football stadium. This method of construction -lessen* ed the building costs considerably, as it eliminated'the need for a lot of detailed structural frame. Since there are no girders to obscure the view, not a single . seat can be considered bad. The seats, incidentally! are of form-fitted molded wood, complete with arm and back rests. They sparkle '.vith the Maryland State flag colors of red, gold, black, and silver grey. f ' The Activities Building is as wide as a football gridiron, a third again as long and reaches up to a height of 100 feet.from the main •floor to the rooftop. The playing •area is laid off 94 feet in length and 50 feel in width, maximum dimensions permitted for collegiate basketball. » In addition to the.32,004 permanent seats, there is room for 4;000 more seats, if needed. A smaller gymnasium equipped . for'badminton, - fJycasting, volleyball, gymnastics and special facilities for boxing, wrestling, tumbling nnd body-building went into use a few weeks ago. A swimming pool is still in the process of construction. Besides the playing and spectator facilities, the outer periphery of the building provides offices and classrooms for the College of Physical Education, RecreaUqn, and Health. There are also smaller rooms for .boxing and wrestling, with one unique feature being sleeping facilities for visiting teams and .combination apartment- offices for visiting coaches. Toilet -.facilities are more than adequate for capacity crowds, built-in concession stands arc located at vantage points throughout and pay. telephone booths are also built in so as to provide absolute privacy. There are acoustical ceilings in the phone booths, as well as in the main lobby, promenade and corridor. Toilets and shower rooms have ceramic tile floors, the playing floor is maple wood; stair treads, platforms and landings are albc- rcne stone 'set in reinforced concrete slab. Office, apartment and losers. to gain permanent possession. The Associated Press poll was established in 1936. Each newspaper or radio or TV Ration may cast one ballot, rating the teams from first to tenth. Points are awarded on the. basis of 10 for each first-place vote, 9 for second, etc. In the final 1955 balloting, Oklahoma was first on 218 of the 294 ballots cast, second on 99 and third on 35. It was one of the heaviest votes in the 20-year history of the poll. burn, Notre Dame and Mississippi. Other previous winners of the O'Donnell Trophy were Michigan, Notre Dame, Tennessee, Michigan State and Maryland. Oklahoma, leader of the weekly polls for four weeks preceding the final ballot, wound up its season with a ,53-0 walkover against Oklahoma A&M, its 10th victory of the season and 29th in a row. Virginia Tutor High In Praise Of Iranian Ace .Terps Get 3,024 Points Michigan State, with 88 first- place votes,. polled: a second-place total of 3,204 points-and Maryland, with 55 firsts, received 3,024 points. Others finishing in the top 10 were UCLA, which will-meet Michigan State in the Rose Bowl, Ohio State, Texas Christian, Georgia Tech, Au- TCU will oppose Mississippi in the Cotton Bowl, Georgia-Tech will play Pittsburgh (rated llth) in the Sugar Bowl and Auburn will play unranked Vanderbilt in the Gator Bowl. - ' •• The leaders, with first-place votes in parentheses: 1. Oklahoma (218) 3,581 2. Michigan State (88) 3,204 3. Maryland (55) 3,024 4. UCLA (9) .'...2,637 Ohio State (4) 1,980 TCU (9) 1,941 7. Georgia Tech 1,301 8. Auburn (6) 854 9. Notre Dame .: 796 ID/Mississippi tl) '.... 708 Second 10 11. Pittsburgh (1) 282 12. Michigan 21' 13. Southern Cal : 149 14. Miami (Fla.) '. 136 15. Miami (Ohio) 11; 16. Stanford 94 17. Texas A&M 90 18. Navy 89 10. West Virginia (2! •. 88 20. Army .....' 66 BACK IN COURT—Eddie O'Brien signed as . freshman basketball coach at Seattle Uni-. versily, where the young Pittsburgh outfielder played. Irvin Returns To Majors In Cubs Uniform COLUMBUS, Ohio W> — Monte Irvin, whose big bat played a key role in the New York Giants' miracle finish in 1951, is coming back to the major leagues at the ripe old age of 37—this time with the Chicago Cubs. The slugging outfielder, abandoned by the Giants last summer, iwas the only big name among the 10 minor leaguers selected by the majors for a total of $115,000 in yesterday's annual draft session, which officially opened the winter baseball -meetings: Only One Trade Although an unusual number of big league managers were here, only one trade was consummated. The Chicago Cubs sent Hal Jeffcoat, a'fair relief pitcher, to the Cincinnati Redlegs in an even-up exchange for Hobie Landrith, a second-string catcher. The Cubs, in desperate need of a strong right-handed outfielder, plucked" Irvin from Minneapolis, he Giants' farm club in the Ameri:an Assn., for the $10,000 draft price, beating out at least two tl er clubs—Detroit and Cincinnati. If Irvin can come anywhere near the .352 batting average he posted with, the Millers, he will )rovate a real bargain. Nat Choice Surprise 'Chicago also took title to pitcher Vito -Valentinetti from Toronto. Valentinetti had a 9-15 record with Charleston last season. The Cubs were the only club to choose more than one player in ,he lightest draft since 1945 when :he same number of players were selected. The biggest surprise was Washington's selection of a practically Gassers Shut Out City Pacesetters Pyrofax Gas .tightened the race in the Ladies City Bowling League by knocking off pacing Blue Bonnets, 3-0, to move within a game of first place. Erma Krcigcr's 180•141 paced the winners while Sally Crabtrcc had a 128-375 for the CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. W — Virginia's worst football season in listory has .left coach Ned McDonald uncertain as to his own 'uture, but the lanky Texan is assailed by no doubts whatever when le sizes up the future- of the Cava- iers' prize fullback,- Jim Bakhtiar. "Narrie it and BSkhtiar's got it," says McDonald. -"He'll be the best darned the country." -- From a total gain of 28 yards :n Virginia's first two games to 31! in its last two—that's the progress report on Bakhtiar, a handsome, ine-smashing Iranian hailed as a .ikely "Sophomore Back of the Year" before the 1955 season started. '• Good On Defense Backs-of-lhe-year aren't .ordinarily chosen from football teams which win only one game in ten- Virginia's dismal record "and one which is expected -to lead to McDonald's resignation. in a week or o. But Bakhtair didn't let his admirers down. The 205-pound import from Abadan piled up 73c yards rushing and was a tower of strength on defense. "Jim is a young man with a tremendous future," says McDonald, "and he should be hitting a mighty stride next year ... I only wish we could have turned our season around, putting the end at the beginning. We were just learning to make the most of him when ji was all over." 'Prince' To Teammates One of the oddities of the Virginia season was the,unconscionable length of time it took Virginia quarterbacks to wake up to Bakhtiar's talents. In the Cavalier's first two games he was handed the ball only 10 times and went for only 28 yards. By comparison,, in Virginia's last two games, Bakhtair's number was called 47 times. He responded by amassing 163 yards against North Carolina and 152 against South Carolina. Bakhtiar is called "The Prince" by his teammates — a nickname that isn't inappropriate, since the sophomore star is a relation of royalty in his native Iran. Actually, unknown pitcher, right-hander Conrad Grob,-' from Montreal, as the No. 1 pick. Grob. 23, had an 11-9 record at Mobile before being moved to Montreal. ' The second choice went to Pitt's- Durgh, which selected Jack McMahon, a southpaw on the Denver roster who turned in an 11-5 record for Birmingham last season. Baltimore picked first baseman Bob Boyd off Rochester. A former outfielder with the Chicago White Sox, Boyd batted .309, drove in 94 runs and hit 15 home runs al Houston. LOW COST FOOTBALL BETHLEHEM, Pa. (NEA) Richard Harding Davis and Jake Robeson received $54 to sponsor Lehigh's first football team 91 years ago. tho'ugh,. the nickname is an out growth of his popularity. Modest and unassuming, Bakh- Liar's a whiz in the classroom as well as on the football field. A major in chemistry, he has courses in psychology, English literature Italian and anthropology and is on the dean's list. He plans to be a doctor. West Virginia Ritchie Faces Rebuilding Job Chief Hunting InTirst Year As Bruce Coach LclllCl r Or A I'OS *• Coach Leonard Ritchie, beginning his first season as cage tutor at Bruce High in Westernport, will have only two returning regulars from the ; l954-55 club as'the OLD ARMY MAN — Lt: Paul Giel enrolled in the Student Officers Detachment at the Aberdeen, Md., Proving Grounds. He i- the Minnesota All-America back who became a bonus pitcher with the New York Giants.. DeadlockRemains In Soiith End Play First place in the South Cumberland Businessmen's Association Mixed. Bowling League remainec deadlocked as Credits topped Assets and Losses whipped Incomes, both by 2-1 counts. In other matches, Expenses grabbed two victories from Profits and Liabilities forfeited three games to the Debits. Team leaders were Anna Mae Robertson 112-320 and Jimmy Scarpelli 107-284, Incomes; Grace Garlitz 136-357 and. Louis Hager 149422, Losses; Dorothy Hillegas 122 291 and Frank Wright 130-310: Debits; Shirley Reed 109-273 and Joe Lechliter 130-361, Liabilities; Mic key Clem 140-356,' Thomas Higson 153 and. Cameron Conn 377, Cre dits: Catherine Naughton 114-274 Ambrose Burkey * 154 .and Tom Whalley 368, Assets; Edith Rice 113-314 and Charles Garlitz 202-474 Expenses; Myrtle Manges .113-299 and Johnny Divco 170-441, Profits Standings: '" '" By TONY ZECCA PHILADELPHIA—(INS)—Taking a cue from early Christmas shoppers, the National Football League ompleted its collegiate shopping arly this season and -placed 'its rders for 37 of the nation's stand- ut.gridders. Delivery, of course, is something Ise. Some of the chosen few must answer Uncle Sam's draft first. Still- others may find greener pas- ures in Canadian football. And ;ome .may not care to play the :ash and carry game. But the pros staked their claims regardless, each team picking hree players it needed most. The earns picked in inverse order to heir standings' in league competi- ion. And- the Pittsburgh Steelers got an extra bonus for pulling a ucky number out of a hat. The draft was staged earlier this ear : in a move to beat Canadian vory hunters to the punch. The earns will meet again for the full draft of about 27 more rounds in January during their regular annual meeting at Los Angeles. The initial draft had more than ts share of surprises,' beginning with Pittsburgh's bonus choice The Steelers bypassed the nation's established collegiate stars to pick comparatively unknown Gary lick, quarterback from Colorado A.&M. ; ' • Click is'regarded as an outstanding defensive quarterback and a good • extra-point and field-goa ticker, a department where the team needs -much strengthening. The nation's most-publicized col legiate quarterback, Earl Morral of Michigan State, was grabbed off the block first by San Francisco, which got - the initial pick of :he draft. ~ •Howard Cassady,' Ohio State's fabulous halfback and virtually W. L. . 17 10 Incomes . 17 JO Liabilities Credits Losses "Debits 16 11 Assets Profits 13 14 Expenses .. W. L 12 1: 12- 11 11 1 10 1 TROY'S WORKABLE 17 LOS ANGELES—(NBA)—Fores Twogood pared the Southern Call fornia basketball squad to wha he calls a workable 17. Guy Gendron of the New .York Rangers is 21 and one oi 1 the youngest players in the National Hockey League. Connie Ryan, former Nationa League second baseman, will man age Austin in the Texas League i: 1956. Austin replaces Beaumont. dogs prepare for the coming'season opener against Elk ;arden High on Tuesday, Decem- )er 6, in Westernport. Ritchie, succeeding Augie Eichhorn who resigned to accept a job n Michigan, will build his team around forward Gene Dawson and center Fred DeVore. Both were Jirst-stringers last campaign 'when the Bulldogs won seven and lost 14. Returning senior lettermen are Sonny Fortney and Roger Fazenbaker. Both Dawson and DeVore, participating in 15 games last year. were hampered though Dawson by injuries flipped in al- 175 1954-55. Included in the. 20-gam* card are the ten league clashes.'-;. . Augie Diaz will serve as assistant coach ,to Ritchie, The schedule:'. 'Dec. &—Elk Garden,.home (61-32) , Dec. 9—Fort. Ashby, home (74-63) • Dec. 13—LaSalle,. away (51-53) Dec. 15—Southern, home (70-64) . . .> Dec..20—LaSalle, home (67-69) .. . Jan. 3—Piedmont, away (53-62) ' -Jan. o—Beall. home (56-71) • •.•-Jan. 10—Fort Hill, away (59-52) '-Jan. 13—Mt. Savage, home (81-72) -Jan.-17—Alte'gany, home (57-79) '-Jan. 20—Valley, away (47-49) Jan. 24—Southern, away (41-55) Jan. 27—Piedmont.* home (55-57) •' .' Jan. 31—Fort Ashby, away (44-36) --Feb. -3—Beall, away.(42-58) . ,' -Feb. 7—Fo'rt Hill, home (54-55) ' -Feb. 10—Mt. Savage, away (6*69) ,-Feb. 14—Allegany, away (50-68) ... -Feb. 17—Valley, home (71-81) ' Feb. 21—Keyser, home' (25-42) V - - '-WM1 opponent . • .-.• / • Glen Miller Farm , Director Of Chisox , CHICAGO—(INS)—The Chicago;; : White Sox announced today the-ap- ; . pointment of Glen C. Miller, 48, as \ farm director of the baseball club, f Miller; a native of Kaukauna, points and DeVore 102. Ritchie stated that he has several promising cagers with Ellis Burke, a sophomore, along with Don Wilkinson, Clyde Beard, Tom Riggins and Ron Wilkinson, - all juniors, looking good in drills. .Others on the team are Duane Guy, Don' Elliott and Jim Newlan, juniors, 'and Don Mclntyre, Lynn Morris and Edward Carter, sophomores. -.•-.-, The Bulldogs, who finished in a Wis., has been connected with or"• ganized baseball since 1933 when tie for last place in'the Western Maryland Interscholastic League race last season with Mt. Savage, will play the same opponents as in he served as scout for the old Milwaukee Brewers in the American Association. unanimous AD-American choice, went to Detroit, which picked ;econd, .. • • Another All - American, center Bob Pellegrini of Maryland, was grabbed next by the Philadelphia Eagles'. : An oddity in this year's.; draft was the fact that only one Notre Dame player was picked. He is fullback Don Schaefer, and his selection didn't come until the Eagles picked him as their third- round choice. .Surprisingly, the team which led all schools as a hunting ground for the pros was West Virginia, followed by-Auburn. The Mountaineer draftees were fullback Joe Marconi, drafted by New York in the first round and traded to Los Angeles; tackle Bruce Bosley, by San Francisco in the second round, and third round picks, Robert Huff, a tackle, by New York, and quarterback Fred Wyant, by Washington. Auburn's All-American fullback Joe. Childress was the first round selection of the Chicago Cardinals; Frank D'Agostino .went to the Eagles in .the second round, and the same round saw. tackle M. L. Brackett picked up by the Chicago Bears. ... DON'l Get Ouf of Gel Under. SNOWS GET KELLY EXPLORERS DRIVE WORRY-FREE THIS WINTER VIBRATIONLESS ON BARE ROADS POSITIVE NON-DIRECTIONAL TRACTION IN SNOW GREATER GRIP ON WET OR ICY PAVEMENTS Tubeless for Safer, Softer Ride SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY SALE Big Trade-in Allowance for Present Tires EASY PAY AS YOU RIDE TERMS 119 South Mechanic Sf. PHONE PA 4-0300 KELLY TIRE SERVICE dormitory floors are asphalt tile, while the lobby and corridor floors are terrazzo. The structure is Georgian i" design, in keeping with (lift architectural motif of the campus. It contains the second largest indoor auditorium In the East, exceeded in size only by New York's Madison Square Garden. 1 -. i Almost needless to report, Cobcy, Blair, Millikan, Jim Tatum, the head football coach and athletic director, and everyone connected with University athletics arc proud as peacocks of sports palace. their glittering Millikan held forth at a question-) and-answcr session at a dinner fol- In other matches Southern blanked Queen City. Shermans won the weekly forfeit and Capital shut out Raccy & Lynn, all by 3-0. with Owls Nest nipping Chicken Roost, 2-1. Leading team scorers were Jean Cooley, 147-41G, Southern; Esther Mason, 144-374,. Queen City; Margaret Lloyd. 142-402, Shermans; Vivian Chase, 184-473, Capitol; Polly Cage, 1G3-3S6, Racey & Lynn; Blanche Harriman, 191-440, Owls; Mary Moore. 139-391, Chicken Roost.' Standings: w. il. w. i.. Blue Bonnets 2!) 7 Capitol 18 IS 1'yrofax Gas 28 8 Shermans .. 18 18 Owls Nest .23 13 Chicken IVst IS SO linccy, Lynn 23 13 Quocn City . South, . 20 Iti KFASER HIGH TEAM yiiiiwiiiiiimiiimiiiiiiimmiiiiiiiH TODAY'S SPECIALS = OPEN 'TIL 9 P. M. | '54 Ford,. $12951 V-8 Tudor, light green radio, heater, good rubber. with = lowing the tour and one of the ../•) Vn «.-, n dT Washington scribes asked if there HUlMfKhU Al wouldn't be a better chance of filling the new arena more often if the Terps changed from their style of possession play. The successful cage coach answered with 'an emphatic "NO!" If is his belief that the attendance will be more apt to rise if Maryland wins games by a fiS-Gl score than if the Terps lose by a 103-10) tally. All al the gnbfcst, however, agreed on .one . thing: Maryland's baskclbnll schedule is just about as tough as nny in the country. team, along with the coaches. managers, scorckccpers a n d cheerleaders were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Stanley Jim Johnson, San Jose Stale sophomore quarterback .from Los Qatos, Calif., is a brother of Marv Johnson, former Los Angeles Han and Green Bay Packer defensive halfback. The Keyscr High School football last night in the Roscmonl Res- = lauranl at Keyscr. The griddcrs were honored for winning the Potomac Valley Conference championship for the. second straight year and for also posting one of the lop won-lost records in the district. Keyset lost only to Allcgany in n ten-game. slate while finishing unbeaten for five games in successfully defending its PVC title. t I '49 Nash,., $345jj » AmhoModor Cub Coupe with £ « radio, hcolor, overdrive, two- ~ — tone paint and' good rubber. 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