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SIXTEEN EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1952 Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker International Newt Service ;; NEW YORK—(INS) — President 'Walter O'Malley of the Brooklyn Dodgers is parlaying generosity and patience in his attempt to lead the club to a pennant. Last year, his first at the helm as successor to departed Branch Rickey, must have been one of bitterest disappointment to him, but O'Malley never winced visibly and began quickly to get the Dodger house in order for 1952. As a result of his way of operating the Dodgers have signed all their players for the forthcoming race and Charlie pressen again will be manager in spite of his disappointing mistakes of last season. Bobby Thomson had secretly quit breathing hard from rounding the bases after that payoff 'homer for the Giants against the Dodgers when O'Malley indicated that Ores- sen would be back again. Shortly thereafter Dressen was duly signed with a chance to build his diminishing fame in this race to come. O'Malley also saw to it that his players were tendered contracts sufficiently attractive to put them in an eager mind. And so here are the Dodgers all set to pick up where >'.iey left off last season. If they fail again it will not be because of a lack of understanding in the front office. That they may repeat their failure goes without saying. Aside from possible shortcomings on the part of Dressen as a manager, they probably will lose Don Newcombe to the draft and with that lose a 20-game winner. However, 'the Dodgers should resemble one big happy family insofar ns their relations with the front office are concerned and that is part of the battle, too. O'IMalley was so determined on this point thai the contracts he mailed out were beyond government limits under the wage stabilization setup and this has resulted in a temporary rhubarb. O'lVlallcy is waiting a ruling • from Washington. Whatever may happen, he is doing the best he can for his hirelings. Among the last three to sign up with the Dodgers was Pee 'Wee Reese, the veteran shortfielder, who, Spas After Sixth Win In Seven Starts Here Sunday on guesses, has $37.000 for 1952. been boosted to Ralph Branca came into the fold at an estimated $15,000 and Clyde King, another pitcher, at around $9,000. Reese supposedly was a Httle put out over the contract at first *cnt him, but quickly got together on a figure to make It 100 per cent signatures for the club as opening day of spring training near*. The Champion New York Giants remain among the clubs with little salary difficulty, while the over-all champion Yankees have several big names to go yet. Several other clubs have sigr.cd all hunds, and some are still in the process of trying to get their hirelings into line and ready for '.he start of preliminary work in sunny south and ditto west. the In jusl a matter of a few days fungoes will begin to ring and In a few weeks the race will be on again. Locals Battle Raider Quint OfPittsburgh Pence Holds Scoring Lead With 17.3 Mark: Comer, Gealz Trail Another top-flight attraction will be offered basketball fans Sunday night at 9 o'clock on the SS Peter and Paul court when the Pittsburgh Raiders make their first appearance in the city by playing the Spas. Boasting an outstanding group of ex-college players, the Steel City quint has an enviable record of 36 victories in 37 games. They were formerly a member of the Professional Basketball League of America and runnersup for the Eastern Professional Basketball championship at Worcester, Mass. Bart Adams, player coach who performed for the Sunbury Mer- curies, titlists of the Eastern Pro League, is a former St. Joseph's College scoring ace. He stands six foot, 1 five inches and directs the team from the qenter post. Other collegians who will be out to hand the locals their second loss in seven starts wiH include, - Snitz Osherow; former star at Westchester Teachers' College and an outstanding longshot; Jackie Kane, ex- Villanova cage artist and a play- maker; Mike Nolan, who performed at Rhode Island State and usually hits in the double figures; George Marcus, who played for Western Maryland, and Jack Brown, Niagara University graduate. Most of the teams that have been sent down to defeat before the Raiders have been clubs in the New England area. . ' The Spas, who won an eye-opener : against the tough Wheeling Blues; here last Sunday, 76-75, are still led! in the scoring parade by slick-! shooting Bob Pence. j Bob rang the bell for 20 tallies Sunday and has boosted • his six- game average to 17.3 with 44 goals; and 16 for 25 from the 15-foot mark j giving him 104 points. "Ace" Comer, held scoreless rorj the first time this year, against the Blues, still has the runnerup spot to j MARCIANO CONNECTS—Rocky Marciano lands a jolting left to Lee Savold's chin in fifth round of last night's ten-round heavyweight fight at Convention Hall in Philadelphia, causing Savold to wince and squeeze shut his eyes, fight was hailed before the start of seventh round at request of Savold's manager after the 35-year-old 200-pound- er was battered almost at will by Marciano. .Keyser Moves Near PVC Title \ With 52-48 Win Over Piedmont Keyser High School moved a step closer to the Potomac '"il Valley Conference basketball title last night by.stopping the Piedmont Lions, 52-48, before approximately 1,000 fans at markers. Roger Day. playing manager is th Piedmont Hif , h gvnl the team's best overall foul shot, - , , racking up 36 free tosses in 43 at- In ° ther conference clashes, tempts. Lou Bell has hit for 12 of 14. The individual averages: G FG Knuls Pis. AVf. Pcnm 6 44 16-25 104 17.3 Comer «•• ^ •*•* ""^ Geatz *. • • " Day *., 6 Bel! 6 Lookabnugh 6 Blotter -5 Clcvcnger 1 Fahcy ..,,.,.,.... 1 Totals .... 13 36-4,3 21 12-H 9 7-13 8 7-12 5 2-4 0 0-0 11.8 lO.'J 9.0 s.n 4.0 12 12.0 0 0.0 6 163 99-145 425 10.8 B/>O ELKS EDGE PlIONEMEN, 41-38 Bill Day racked up 13 points last night as the BPO Elks snapped ba.ck in the second quarter to go on and hand the C. & P. Telephone Company cagcrs a 41-38 setback in the Central YMCA Men's Basketball League. Buddy Giles and George Evans garnered 11 and 10 points apiece for Telco. In games tonight, league-leading Cumberland Legion gets back into action by playing C. & P. Telephone at 7:15. 'At 8:15 Elks meet Forty and Eight. The lineups: REARS' LEAD CUT IN MIXED LEAGUE Telephnnp Co. Evans I Sliaffor t Brnwn c Dlirnln g GIN r, s o 2 3 i. to bombard the West Virginia School for the Deaf. 102-41, at Romney. and the Ridgclcy Black- hawks dumped Romney High, 51-36, at Ridpeley. Tenth Straight scoring its tenth straight victory without a conference setback. the Keyser cagers were forced to fight back in the second half to set down a stubborn Piedmont agtrrccation. Coach "Huck" Minrs' Tionpstcrs bnnped away at thn nets with a steady beat in the first and before Koyscr could quarter recover they were on the short end of a 17-8 scorn. The Lions pushed through nine more f.allkw in the second quarter, but Keysor be^an finding the range and hit for 16 points to trail by only two point*, 26-24. nt the half. Roger Maphis had 13 tallies for Romney. The highest score of the area this season was.registered by a "red-hot" Franklin quint, last night as they hit from all corners to ring up 46 goals and ten charity tosses for a 102-41 verdict over the Silenls. A 35-point outburst in the final period put the winners over the century mark Scott Hammer's 30 points led the scoring parade as four other mates each collected ten or more markers. Max Pyles accounted for 24 tallies for the Silents. The lineups: Krymr Swishcr t . Button f .. Lcary c . Stoutamvpr DUVI5 5 . . Wright, s Dnyton t AT PIEDMONT f; T 1 2-1 1-2 3-5 l-i 5-7 2-4 o-n 0-0 n-o IT 5 .1 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 Keyser outscorcri thr Lions 13-7! Totals . in the third quarter and took a i I , iri , mnnt lead i hey nnvnr relinquished as the Niumd i . Brll ( . .. 19 14-2.1 10 Klnxtrrman ? 2 Totals 15 The Bears were stopped in of three cames in the Western |pBr r ,on s r Maryland Mixed Bowling League by|~ the Buccos to have their lead chopped to two games over the Bengals who were blanking the Bums. 3-0. Wyer's 181 game and 465 set and Louise Swariley's 147-319 totals topped the Bucco.":. Other leading scorers were "Peanut" Grim. 199-513 and Mac. Grim. 154-379, Bengals; "Buck" Fisher. 104-463 and Vi Smith. 102292. Bums; Barncord, 184-404 and Billie Bnrror. 160-374. Bears. The standings: whitman z Proud Tool. 5 period cnciecl, 37-33, with Keyser in command. The Lions double-teamed high- s'corinc Neil Lcary of the Golden Tornado quint and he hit, fnr only seven tallies, but Guard Jake| Ci "»P h '' n Stoutamyer came through with 131 Totals Smith « J:ir'j;:;nn | Miller •, Taylor s C, . fi . 3 F 0-2 4-4 6-7 1-4 1-3 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-0 1.T rt« 'Rocky' TKOs Veteran Savold IntoRetirement Totals 17 Seorr* b.v portnrls: TELEPHONE CO ELKS H 2s ns: 23 .12 41 j • points to cop scoring honors. Bnbj * Nilanrt pumped in an even down a i markers fnr Piedmont, while Tom -! Miller of Piedmont and Diek Morris j of Keyser played outstanding floor '*; gainos. s i Keyser tan crab Hie conference •"' title by stopping Ridsolcy in a con- test, slnted for the Rlrlsreley gym Friday evening. The Keyser Jayvees \von the preliminary. 32-20. Franklin 'Red Hot' Rid wiry hopped bnrk on flic OtnciaU — HumbPrt«nn and Lookabaugh. v j c tni-y vacon by sweeping its scries Burros Bum?. in n 6 5 IVl. .fiS" .5.1.1 .400 Golfers To Elect Officers will be elected and a constitution and by-laws discussed at a meeting of the newly-formed Men's Golf Association at the Cumberland Country Club next Tuesday at. 8 p. m. with the Romnev Pioneers, it was the second straight win for the Blackhawks and ilie tenth loss for I ho Romney five. Ronnld Abe ronlinued his sensational scoring pnce for the winners by hitting for nine goals and five free tosses to rack up 215 points to i lead the 21-goal Ririqelcy attack. They'll Do It Every Time By Jimmy Hatlo KEYSER PIEDMONT by period-.: AT RHU1M.EY Kotnnry li Hill I 4 Mnphie f 6 Rrn'.vn r - Wolfnrd B n Corhtn v, 1 Parker s 2 Judy s 0 TOM Is 15 PHILADELPHIA— (IP)— A fighter has to have his annuities paid up before going against Rocky Marcino. Marciano, the hard punching heavyweight from Brockton. Mass, not only beats his opponents into bloody submission, but he sends them scurrying for a rocking chair and retirement. Like last night, when to all intent and purpo.se.s he ended the career of the Veteran Lee Savold. It is no exaggeration to say that Marciano slaughtered Savold. The 35-year-old Englewood. N. J., fighter was a blood-soaked hulk when his manager, Bill Daly, asked Referee Fete Tomasso to lop the uneven match at the end of the sixth round. WIH Was There "The will wns there but, not the body," said Daly. "I'm going to advise I,ee to retire from the ring tomorrow." John <Ox) DaGrosa, Pennsylvania state athletic commissioner, said IIP was going to suspend Savold indefinitely nnd a.sk him to retire. Sound familiar? It. .should. Almost, the same sequence of events followed Maricano's eight round knock out of Joe Louis i j four months aco. After the ones proud Brown Bomber was draped the ropes, he too wa.s urged 17 14-22 21 48 «, rctjre by bot)l j nya | f o l] owers nnd some boxing commissions. Savold never ha.d a 'cha.nne last night. The unbeaten Marciano charged across the rine from the •is! first bell, smashed two tremendous and Baseball Wins Argument Over Player Salary WASHINGTON — (JP) — Baseball has won its argument with the salary stabilization board—and it may cost it some money. John Kieran, former sports columnist for^the New York Times and editor of the Information Please Almanac, has sided with baseball in its- contentions that: 1. The so-called bonus to a youngster to get him to sign his "irst contract should not be figured as a part of the club's regular payroll. This payment, Kieran decided, "is, in effect, an outright sale of property" and not a salary. 2. Baseball is a sport where one sees "the hazards of competition, the fluctuating fortunes of teams, the varying skills of players, the swift changes in the course of pennant races." Because of this, he said, the board should provide •flexibility" in dealing with baseball finances. Kieran's decision was made in the form of recommendations to the ooard. He is a member of a salary board panel on professional-sports, and listened to baseball's arguments in a special hearing in New York on February 6. Kieran's suggestions were announced yesterday at a news conference held by Fred E.. Desmond, deputy executive director for the board. Desmond said he is certain the board will adopt them. They would be a modification of the original policy laid down on January 17. The board then suggested two ways for a club to figure its limit on 1952 payrolls: 1. It could take its 1951 payroll total and not exceed it. 2. It could take its total salary payroll for one year, 1946 through 1950, and use it, plus up to a ten per cent increase. Baseball lawyers argued that this might work a hardship on clubs which had low payrolls in the past but are now trying to beat their way out of the depths. (The St. Louis Browns, under new management, might be an example). Three Members Of Title Club To Play For Men Of LaSalle Everything is in readiness for the basketball "Booster" game tomorrow between the Men of LaSalle and the LaSalle High Explorers, according to Brother Joseph, the school's^/ &. . -„. --,-—_____ * athletic director. Brother Joseph said the Men of LaSalle team has been practicing in preparation for the contest, scheduled for the SS. Peter and Paul gym, starting at 8 o'clock. Coached by Bill Keegan. the Men of LaSalle will feature former Explorer stars, including several from championship clubs of the past. Practicing with the Men of LaSalle have been Tommy "T-Bone" Basketball Results (.By The Associated Press) 'BAST Prlncflnn "™ Columbia.' ... Cornell fi!l Harv»rd .... Sclmi Hall 'HI Rutgers La. Salic 71 Pcnn Army 61! Amhcrst ... Washington Geatz, Ed .Gunning, Clay "Red" Ingram, Joe Jim Becker, Moran, Dick Boyle, Joe Carter, Don Farrell, Jim "TiRer" Angellatta, Johnny Martin and Bob Mattingly. Gunning, Geatz and Ingram were regulars on Keegan's Explorer team that won the Eastern States Catholic Tournament at Newport, R. I., in 1944, while Carter and Becker were reserves. Angellatta played with the LaSalle club that distinguished itself in the National Catholic Tournament in Chicago a dozen years ago. Brother Joseph also announced that the game scheduled here Sunday s between LaSalle High and St. John's of Frederick has been cancelled because of an outbreak of influenza in Frederick.' Half the St.-John's student body was missing from classes yesterday. Brother Joseph said the game had to be cancelled because rescheduled dates offered by LaSalle were not satisfactory to the Frederick school. LaSalle easily won the series opener by a 52-33 count at Frederick. LaSalle's next game following tomorrow's tilt will be with Paw Paw here Friday, February 22. US Woman Skier Wins In Olympics OSLO-—OP)—Mrs, Andrea Mead Lawrence, 19-year-old skiing daredevil from Rutland, Vt., gave the United States the first gold medal of the Sixth Winter Olympic Games today when she streaked to victory in the women's giant slalom event. The tail New Englander, who was an Olympic competitor at 15. raced down the hazardous 1640-yard Norefjell course in two minutes, 6.8 seconds. Her time was 2.2 seconds better than that of the second - place finisher, Austria's Dagmar Rom, a blonde movie actress, who registered 2:09. Catherine (Katy) Rodolph, 21- year-old Denver University' coed from Hayden, Colo., finished fifth in 2:11.7 for America's second best showing. 'FIVE YEARS AGO — Wes Ecslnr was appointed head football coach at Ohio State, succeeding Paul Blxlcr. ..Ci3 ..44 ..58 ..30 Westminster (Pa) 71 Delaware ........ SI Jcrfcrson Ursinus tnd West Va Ti-ch SOUTH ..71 Salem (WVa) 34 37 Phillip- f 1-3 n-fi 1-3 1-1 n-n F 0-1 1-1 n-n o-o r-H i 5 .1 4 4 1 ? left hook. 1 ; into Snvold's fare then unmercifully cut down his bigger opponent. Mnrcia.no weighed 186 ^ and Savold 200 for the scheduled nationally-televised ten rounder at Convention Hall. The announced attenrtnnre was 0,243 and the cute n disappointing $61,386. Despite his easy victory—Marci- 2:1 Uno won every round—the Rock was - ffll' from S;ui.ifu:u. AnKru liOw he n felt after cuting Snvolri'.s eyes and J* (,hc veteran's lip so badly it needed! si |stitches, Rocky said, "I wasn't sharp Newport New* Apprentice Becklcy (WVa) . .82 Cohcnrd (WVa) .10 Gcnrzla Tech ....R** Auburn ......... .."ifl Florida ~< Georgia fill Western Cariillnn 17 Catawba 73 Hampton Virginia Union ..1)1 Jnntltula .......M Sbenandoab f!3 Emory and Henry 70 Richmond Pro Institute ... Elizabeth City Tchru Newberry Atlantic Christian ... Frostburi (Md) .Inhnfi Hopkins Western Maryland ... Mill WEST .fil St. I.nul* ..... (18 Xnvier (O) ... I,j-nohlmrs; .... Wlnslnn-Snlcm Tchr. Slciihenvlllr Washington Hnitimnre Loyola K.1 Bradley . . . Cincinnati urn .72 .71 fl.'i Local Casey Shufflers Meet Viaduct Inn Tonight The Knights of Columbus shufflers of the Allegany County Men's Shuffleboard League will put a six- game winning streak on the line tonight when they oppose the Viaduct Inn at the K. of C. Home. The Caseys arc only one game behind league-leading Stadium Inn which plays at Frostburg K. of C. tonight. Other matches include Goodfel- lowship Club at Fisher & Robinette. Cumberland V. P. W. nt Cumberland Am vets, Alhambra Club at Frostburg American Legion and the Century Club. Frostburg, at the Ml. Savage V. F. W. In a Friday night match, the Woodmen of the World will visit the Military Order of Purple Heart. ROMNrY l'r:i nklin Hoovrr :' 2fi 35 31 AT ROMNKY 1-4 2-fi 2-4 0-0 1-4 LOUD. 1 COrJ'T THERE'S HO KbOM FOR AM MORE PASSENGERS!* GREENE STREET ESSO 206 Greene St. Ph. 6654 We Specialize In: DuPont's Spray Glaze Polishing! jni nil. I need to fight oftener. A four-month layoff is too much." Needs Tune Ups | M.irciano wild "I'd like to have P,,. ; another ficht under my belt before 17JI shoot for the tide. Of course, if •J" ] they want to cive me li'.le fight now, 21 I'll grab it. But, I think I'd do a lot 5'^! better in September, fighting once 4; or twice in between." !jl Marciano, who has won 34 of his — | fichu by (lift TKO or knockout 102 1 mule, thought the beating he gave | Savold was the worst, he ever ad- i ministered to any opponent,. "I hit him with everything T ha.d, but, he I wouldn't, so down." i Marciano doesn't know who he'll next.. •; Savold said in his dressing room, 2; "T just couldn't, get started. I knew what I wanted to do but I couldn't do it. I always had my senses with me. Ma.-ciano is a good, rough fellow and good puncher. He's a tough fellow to beat." One look at Savold's swollen face [proved every point. DaGrosa announced that the fight would go into the record books as a seventh round TKO. Eiler Chevrolet 219 N. Mechanic St. Phone 143 Pedals Easier .. . Goes Faster! Come in today! Sec and ride the bicycle you've been waiting for. Sold On Easy Terms Oosgrove Cycle Go, 252 N. Centre St. PHONE 509 CONCORD REPEATS A SELLOUT! 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