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EIGHTEEN EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1952 Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker LAWTON CARVER International N*wt Servict KentuckyWildcats May Set Per-Game Scoring Mark 9r ----- '"" NEW YORK—(INS)—Your Uncle Samuel needs only to take a realistic view of the salaries of athletes | to be quickly convinced that putting i a ceiling on these wages is unjust) and the cause of unnecessary furore. The worker or professional man outside sports has nearly a lifetime in which to make his bundle, the athlete is limited to a few years. He thug should be able to get it while the getting is good, before In juries cut short hit career or he is halted by natural infirmities in nil mid-thirties. That's one side of the picture. Another is that with a ceiling on athletes the promoters enjoy full labors of their hired hands, with restrictions on the payrolls but with gate receipts at potential record- breaking peak. Beyond all that, the Government need not waste too much time worrying about possible inflation in sports salaries. Our promoters are not inflationists at heart. You read about Ted Williams and Joe DiMagglo coming off with something Hke $100,000 a year and Stan Musial collecting , $50,000 and being deprived of ft raise to $85,000 and these figures loom large. However, there was many a-Peon sweating for peanuts until the players themselves helped to correct a salary evil that had persisted for years. Some players still are not over-salaried when their actual drawing power is contrasted with their pay envelopes. At a New York hearing on these wages yesterday, it was pointed out that baseball payrolls increased in 1951 only 2.6 per cent over 1950 and 4.7 per cent over 1949. That does not keep up with the increased cost of surviving. Baseball players are particularly vulnerable-to quick oblivion through injuries and natural curtailment of their abilities after only a few years. They, like others, now face the military draft as another hazard to their earning powers. The draft angle is as it should be. There is no argument about that. But, looking at it money-wise, most other citizens come back from military service in position to pick up where they left off. The athlete has retarder if not ended his moneymaking chances by the years he loses away from the game. The Government might consider these things and let them get what they can while they are able to do so, realizing all the time that the athletes arc the builders of the gale receipts. By way of further explanation.. ii it sounds like a gratuitous Blap at the promoters, it is not meant that way. The average athlete could not make a quarter without the administrative ability of the men who are in the front office. This again brings up the point that the athlete still has so many years in which to make his. The promoter can go on as long as he lives simply by obtaining new athletes when the old ones wear out. RuppCagers Own Present MarkOf83i5 Seek To Eclipse Rhode Island Pace Of 82.5 In 1947 NEW YORK— (ff) — It Kentucky, the nation's No. 1 college basketball team, continues its present scoring jace, the Wildcats will set a per- ;ame scoring record. The present mark is 82.5 set by Rhode Island State in 1947. Kentucky is going along at the rate of 835 points-per-game through last Saturday, according to statistics re- eased today by the National Collegiate Athletic Bureau. Even if the Wildcats don't break Rhode Island state's standard, they are practically assured of becoming ;he only other major team in history to maintain an 80-point-per-game record over an entire season. Defensive figures show Oklahoma A, and M. ruling the roost with ft ,ow average yield of 44.5 points-per- game, followed closely by Oklahoma ity with 45.9. Purman leads in field goal percentages (40.8) and Drake in free throw accuracy (70.8), while Seton Hall has committed the fewest personals per game (17.1) and Indiana the most (29.4). The offensive leaders: w 1. Kentucky 17 2. Duke 14 3. Holy Cross 11 4. DePaul 16 5. West Virginia 14 6. LouUville -. 16 7. Duquesne 14 t. Rhode Island St 6 3. Muhlenberif 8 10. Miami (Pla.i 8 Pts 1586 1511 1025 1569 1253 1405 1071 839 . 990 1141 Ave. 83.5 79.5 78.8 78.5 78.3 78.1 76.5 76.3 76.2 76.1 Legion Topples 40-8 In Overtime A pair of field goals and a foul by George Geatz in the overtime period last night gave the Cumberland Legion a 50-47 victory over the Forty and Eight cagers in the Central YMCA Senior Basketball League. Although outscored 22-20 in goals, the Legion cagers hooped ten fouls to the loser's three to win the contest. Geatz was high scorer with 20 tallies while Bob Lookabaugh registered 16 markers for Forty and Eight. Two games are on tap with the Legion tangling with the Ridgeley Legion five at 8:15 and the Forty and Eight five playing C & P Telephone Company in the opener at 7:15. The-lineups: tn-s G F pt» Eclcard f 2 0-1 4 Lookabaugh t 7 3-7 16 Stotler c 8 fl-3 12 Dean g 1 0-1 2 Bell s 4 1-1 9 Hoggard 9 2 fl-0 4 Totals 22 3-13 47 Cumberland Lejion G F rt» T. Ocatr. t 2 4-5 ft N. Gcatz f 3 2-5 O. Geal.t c a 2-2 20 Fradlska g» 3 1-6 Gunning g 3 1-1 Totals 30 10-18 BO Score by period*: 40-8 1" 2" 3n CUMB. LEGION » 26 33 Officials — TwigK and Wagner. in 45 WINNERS IN VERMIN DRIVE—The three youths pictured above ware the winners in the vermin drive conducted during the past year by the Cumberland Outdoor Club among members of the Junior Boys Outdoor Club. Left to right they are Thomas Simpson, who won a fishing reel; David Evans, who won a creel and box of hooks and flies and' Patrick Souders, who won a fishing rod. The boys filled 156 snakes, turtles, buzzards, foxes, crows and weasels. Walcott, IBC Reach No Decision On 'Next Title Bout Opponent MIAMI, Fla.—(/P)—The great debate between "Promoter Jim Norris and Jersey Joe Walcott's manager continues today" with the date, site and opponent of the heavyweight champ's next fight still indefinite. Norris, president of the Inter-* national Boxing Club which holds exclusive rights to Jersey Joe's services, reported progress last night after a fourth session with Felix Bocchicchio, Walcott's manager. We're certainly no further apart," said Norris. "I think we have reached some mutual grounds in our negotiations. "As far as I'm concerned a Walcott-Ezzard Charles match is the only possibility. And the Charles people feel the same way. After all we have a contract for a return bout. We didn't mention Rocky Marciano's name at all today. "I don't blame Felix for trying to get all the money he can get. We're still talking, taking up different propositions. Some time this week we have to reach a deadline. Mr. Christenberry (Bob Christenberry, State chairman Athletic of the New York Commission) is serious about the mid-February deadline he set for Walcott to sign." Bocchicchio wants permission to bypass Charles and fight Marciano, the unbeaten slugger from Brockton, Mass. The Charles camp is holding firm to its demands for fulfillment of the return bout contract signed last year before Charles was knocked out by Jersey Joe in Pittsburgh. It was understood Bocchicchio's latest proposition $100,000 guarantee amounted to a to Charles from Wilson's, Cabbies Cage Rec Wins Wilson's Hardware romped over Yoder's Plumbers in. the High School,.Division of the City Recreation Basketball League and 4050 Cabs nipped Beef's Big Five in the Men's Class B. League last night at the Fort Hill boys gym. Center Ronnie George hit the nets for 15 tallies to pace Wilson's while John Dayton was tallying ten markers for Yoder's. Wilson's led throughout the contest. The Cabbies scored seven markers in the final period while limiting Beef's to six tallies to win, 28-26 John Hook had eight points for the winners while John Bartles and 'Chuck" Grabenstein each accounted for eight markers for the losers. The lineups: SCHOOL AMERICAN G F T|Wilson's Ud Hagcr I Widdows I 1 1 8 IdiGeorge c 0 4|Leasc g 0 2 " HIGH Yoder'j Plu. Brelsford Blauch I Dayton c Martin g Yoder g . Totals .... 8 11 33 Score by periods: VODER'S PLUMBERS WILSON'S HARDWARES Officials — BjT" and Walker. MEN'S CLASS "B" Beef's Bis F. G F 141150 Cab* Turner t ... 0 0 OjMorrlsscy f Long g • Totali 0 4 3 15 1 2 .H 10 38 5 10 G F T 3 0 Basketball Scores (By Duquean* ... Setnn Rail . Weil Vrilnla Columbia Pennsylvania. LuSalle Lafajette .. St. Francli (Bin) (14 Array Penn Rials Vlllanora . Marshall '2 a«Ujsburr "' Lebanon Valley . .84 The Associated Prcu) EAST M Nlatara KO Fordham . .an North Carolina . Hit Brown . ,R2 Harvard .103 Geneva. .38 CCST lona (overtime) .Kfi Swarthmore .. .M RuUeri .fiR Delaware Mnrii Harvej (WV») Dickinaon Albright URSULME HI SEXTET TOPS CENTRAL, 34-15 Ursuline's girls basketball team registered its fourth win in seven outings yesterday on the Ursuline court by defeating Central High's sextet. 34-15. Mary Louise Dressman rang the hoops for 23 tallies for the winners while Ralston had six of the loser's 15 points. The lineups: a proposed Marciano-Walcott gate. If Charles would agree to step aside, liocchicchio's plan also would assure Charles of a 30-30 percentage split with the winner in June. However, Charles isn't buying, according to Norris. "They won't take a million to step aside," said Norris who ought to know. In effect, he holds Charles' proxy. Charles' co-managers are not here but arc available Bartles f ... 3 Or benstcln o 4 nuff g ...,. 1 Pfelffer I .. 1 Hamilton's . 3 on a few hours notice to fly definite agreements are reached. if 41) SOUTH ....HI St Kcntuekj Cieorjla • ."* MUslnlppI State ."2 Dart-on Navy -. Gen. Washington '3 Vlrrlnia Tech . .."0 Randolph-Macon ."S Quantleo Marines ~.\ Baltimore Loyola .63 Baltimore Unlv .."4 Hljh Point K3 Gullford »t Wofford *~ Tow»on (Md> M Centre S3 Elon fi'> Eastern Kentucky 63 Middle Tennessee ft* Fink 16 North Carolina A * T .. Mississippi . ... Georgia Terh . Florida ...... Louisville Tilt The Citadel ., Richmond Bridcewater . .. Newberry Johns Hopkins Gallaudet .. . Krskine Catawba . I'iedmont . Catholic Unlv Appalarhian . Tenn. Tech . Mllllgan CENTRAL Lancaster Wilson Duckworth Stafford . Smith .... Bradley Poa. UKSUL1NF. , a. ..'.'... c: Madden G.. Reynolds .. -Mullaney O Layne Attempts Comeback Tonight Against James BOSTON — (/P) — Rex Layne, Salt Lake City heavyweight who is trying a comeback at the tender age of 23, will be a top-heavy favorite over Willie James of Boston, the New England titlist. in their ten- round feature boxing bout tonight at the Boston Garden. Layne was rated as one of the most promising of the younger crop last year, until running up against Rocky Marciano and Ex-Champion Ezzard Charles. Or. his last Boston visit, in 1949, Layne won a National A.A.U. title. FIVE YEARS AGO-The New York State JamBS IMS WOn all but tWO of his Athletic commission revolted Rocky Cruz-jig professional engagements against \^°',\ b ^±t S'nfS?" 1 """ 1 ' '° r """! mediocre opposition. _ __ Score by periods: CENTRAL .................. i-S t 10 15 URSULINE ................. 5 1« '5 U Field uoals — CENTRAL — Lancaster 2. Wilson 1. Ralston 2. Tlmmey 1. URSULINE — Coulehan 1. Dressman 9. Kltzmiller 1, Rohman 1 Coftman 1. Foul goals — CENTRAL — Lancaster 1-2. Wilson 0-1. Staup 0-1. Ralston 2-4. Tlmmey 0-1. CRSUL1NE — Coulehan 2-5, Dressman 5-9. Twigs 0-1. Kitzmlller 1-1, Rohman 0-3. coflman 0-2. Substitutes — CENTRAL — Staup. Ralston. Timmcy, Braakey. Lucas. Schle- rrth. URSULINE — Walters. Kitzmlller. Rohman. Coffman, Defrenhaugh, Soethc. .11 j Spiock, B. Madden, Oarlltz. do! Officials — Hale and Rice. 8! Day.! 8|Chancy c ... - Hook g G. Bnsllln p 6]D. Basllio s Totals ....12 2 26| Totals . Score by periods: BEEFS BIG FIVE 1 4050 CABS 1 Officials — Bryce and Kcrr. McKeldin Okays $1,500 Pay Boost For Tatum ANNAPOLIS — (IP) — Coach Jim Tatum, whose Maryland football team whipped Tennessee in the Sugar Bowl New Year's Day, fcs slated for a $1,500 pay raise. The university's budget, submitted to the legislature today for approval, allows Tatum $13.500. Mountaineers Tie Wolf pack hi Dixie Loop (By The Associated Press) West Virginia's Mountaineers and tforth Carolina State's Wolfpack vere all tied up today for first place n the Southern Conference basketball standings. The Mountaineers gained the deadlock last night by romping over North Carolina's fading Tar Heels, 80-65, at Morgantown, W. Va. West Virginia's victory was it's eighth in nine league games—the same record posted so far by the Wolfpack. West Virginia mauled the Tar Heels from the beginning. The Mountaineers streaked out front 13-2. They once led by 32-10. Once, the Tax Heels managed to close the gap to eight points, but Mark Workman and Jack Shockey found the range for the Mountaineers and widened the margin. i Workman tallied 35 points. Al Lifson was high for North Carolina with 16. North Carolina's conference record is now 6-6. George Washington's Colonials snapped the Citadel's Bulldogs, 7364. The victory was George Washington's seventh in 12 family scraps. The Citadel hasn't notched a win in nine loop tests. Citadel forward Teddy Weeks, Jr., dumped in 19 points. Guard Larry j (Tex) Silverman scored 18 for G-W. Virginia Tech's Gobblers picked up their first conference decision by tripping the- University of Richmond Spiders, 60-54. The Gobblers cashed in on 16 tries out of 20 from the free throw line to gain their victory over the Spiders, who out- hit them from the floor. Charlie Eaton's 18 points for Tech and the same number by Richmond's Don Rowe led the scorers. Two ga.mes are on tonight's schedule. Both are important battles. Furman's Purple Hurricane (8-4 in conference play) • and South Carolina's Gamecocks (6-2) collide at Columbia. S. C. William and Mary's Indians <fi-3) visit Durham, N. C., to meet the Duke Blue Devils (6-3). AJlegany Wins Ninth Straight; Tops Ridgeley Coach Bill Bowers' Allegany cagers continued to roll along on iieir winning streak by going on a icoring spree in the second half at Ridgeley last night to set down the Blaekhawfcs, 53-39. The triumph was the ninth in a row for the Uampobellomen who- were last debated by Westmont, 72-50. The West Virginians, who now have dropped ten straight games, made a battle of it during the first half by holding the Blue and White five to a 21-19 intermisison lead. But, with the opening of the third quarter, the Campers set their shooting eyes and banged the nets for 21 tallies to take a 42-29 lead. Ronald Abe, Ridgeley's high- scoring center, scored 12 of the loser's 15 goals and six of their nine fouls for a total of 30 points to cop scoring honors. Allegany's Junior Eversole, who fouled out in the third stanza, fired away for .17 points to lead his mates in the scoring column. Dave Steele, towering center, flicked in 12 markers. The Allegany Jayvees gave the visitors a sweep for the night by stopping Ridgeley's junior varsity in the preliminary, 56-35. The lineups: Eversole f Robertson I ... Steele c Sisk % Howe g Herboldsheimer '• Walton s G . I . 1 . 6 . 4 . 3 . 1 . 0 Totals 33 Ridseley G Phillips f 0 Bradley t Abe c Harness g .. McFarland K . 1 .12 . 2 F 1-4 1-3 0-0 1-1 3-4 1-3 0-0 7-15 r 1-2 0-1 6-7 1-1 1-4 PF S 1 2 3 0 2 1 14 PF 2 1 4 3 4 53 Pt« 30 Totals 15 9-15 14 Non-scoring subs — Baiter. Detrick. . Score by periods: ALLEOANY 11 31 « RIDGELEY '-• « 19 29 Officials — Hahn and Van Roby. FROSTBURG TROOP LOSES FIRST GAME FROSTBTJRG Troop 48 01 Frostburg lost its first game of the Mountain District Boy Scout League last Saturday when It was defeated by Friendsville Troop No. 45, 27-19 Forward Fike paced the scorer., with nine points for Friendsvilli while McLuckie caged seven point for Frostburg. The lineups: Frostburr G F T Frtendiville G F 317 Savage f 0 2 0 J Fike I 4 1 McLuckie I Pram f I Filslnger c . 1 Nellson i; ... 1 Broadwatcr g 1 shcrtzer E .. 3 Total ..9 1 19 Humberson o 2 4 1 3 Selvy sr 2 Shoemaker g 4 Total .11 t 2 $2,400 for Tatum from state funds to .hike his present S12.000 salary. Gov. McKeldin approved only 51,500 and said the entire pay ought to I FUTURE TROTTER?—Maurice Perry may well become a member of the famous Harlem Globetrotters basketball team some day. Playing for Howard High School of Piedmont, W. Va., Maurice has poured in more than 1,200 tallies in four years including six contests this season. His average usually runs around 24 points a game. Middleweights Fight To Draw DETROIT—W)—"We wuz robbed" noises spurted out of both camps today following a crowd-rousing middleweight battle between ^Robert Vlllemain of France a.id Eugeiw (Silent) Hairston of the Bronx last night. Neither side liked the draw de- | cision. But most of the shrieking crowd of 7,859 at Olympia Stadium didn't seem to mind the officials calling the ten-round scrap all even. Rarely had two fighters smashed each other so continually and viciously in a Detroit .ring. Both Viilemain, 164<« pounds, and Hairston, 160%. wantc-1 the decision since the International Boxing Club had indicated the •winner of this nationally-televised fight •would get a shot at Champion Sugar Ray Robinson. So the draw nettled both men, "My boy, he won," insisted unhappy manager Jean Bretonnel in Villemain's dressing room. It wai the same story—"With Hairston getting the plaudits- in Hairston'i quarters. . Romney Silenls Hand Bayard 63-62 Defeat BAYARD, W. Va.—West Virginia School for the Deaf at Romney poured 21 points through the hoops in the final stanza here Monday night to defeat Bayard in a Potomac Valley Conference contest, 6?-62. Romney's Max Pyles tallied 28 points for high scoring honors while Roti'uck hit for 14 points for Bayard. 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