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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker Pirates To Be Tough In 1953, Claims Meyer EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1952 West Virginia Wins Circuit Flag, Terps Fight For Playoff (By The Aiiocialtt Pren) South Carolina's Gamecocks are on the spot in the SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—(/F)—i Southern Conference basketball race tonight. S, Uly JJffl"' popular manager °! The Gamecocks tangle with Wake Forest's Deacons at trie Pittsburgh Pirates, does not . , . expect too much this season but is j Wake Forest, N. C. They have to win or they probably looking ahead to 1953. i won't be around March 8, 7 and 8» "We've got a long way to go to j for the conference tournament at I the top," said Meyer, "so we don't | Raleigh, N. C. figure to make a run for the pen- snt before 1953. But, watch out lor us a year from now—if the armed services don't nab too many ot the kld«. "You remember Jack Merson Iron; last fall? He hit .360 for us South Carolina Is in a four-way! battle with Maryland, George Wash Ington and William and Mary forj .three tourney places which haven't j already been determined. W&M has 'completed its league season with a 10-6 record. If South Carolina, Royals Boost ;;!Division Lead (fly The Associated freti) The Rochester Royals today had given another example why they In 13 games after being called up j Maryland and George Washington! are leading the Western Division of from Indianapolis. He also waa a eolld hitter in the American Association, and should be our regular •econd baseman. Dale Coojan Back win two games each this week, the National Basketball Association the I by two and one-half games. i In one of the greatest offensive South Carolina failed to beat j displays of the season, the Royals Wake Forest a week ago when the j defeated the lowly Baltimore Bul- W&M will have to pass up tournament. Tlale Coogan Is back for another | Deacons won by 67-58. After tonight,] lets, 124 to 100, yesterday for a one- try at first base, and he may make ^e Gamecocks will have only a: team scoring record for the season. It this time. Dick Smith impressed Thursday night scrap at Clemson me'at third last year, after wej rema j n j ng brought him up from Charleston, j Tne fj ve teams which already have We" drafted a kid named Clem! WO!1 tournament invitations are KosTibrek from Toledo. He is not * big hitter but our scouts and ' Branch Rickey think he's a topnotch fielder who may give George j Strickland a fight for the regular' •hortstop berth. "We were hurt when they called Outfielder Frank Thomas and Pitcher Vernon Law into service. "We have a dozen young pitchers In training camp and may come up with a replacement for Law. Right now, Don Carlsen appears to have the best chance. lott To Get Tryout "You remember Hooks lott, who was with the Giants a few years back? We're going to give him a look, too. He had a big year with fit. Petersburg. And then. Paul Pettit may show us something for that $100,000 we paid him. He had It sore arm last year. "I expect Murry Dlckson to keep on winning. Maybe not 20, like last year, but pretty good, anyway. Howie Pollet should be better than last year. He missed spring training, »nd that hurt him, Ted Wilks will be back in the bullpen. My pitching *taff shouldn't be too bad if we can close, the deferse in the infield. Our infield let in too mnny runs last .year — enough to drive any pitcher goofy. "Our catching is good. Clyde McCullough and Joe Garagiola are both>experienced receivers, and Joe inayt return to the good form he •howed before he hurt his arm a couple of years ago. Jimmy Man- gan.Clrom Indianapolis, will get ft chance to push these two out of a Joo-r "As I »aid before, we have some youngsters in the organization, and they}}! get every chance to win Jobs. We'rJe rebuilding, and have signed up more young players in the last yearr-than any club in the league, t ^erybody knows, of course, what West Virginia (14-1), North Carolina State (11-2), Duke (11-3), Clemson (10-4) and Purman (9-5). West Vir- jlnia has also clinched first place in the regular season's standings but will have to come out front in the .tournament to claim the conference crown. In addition to the South Carolina- Wake Forest game, only two non- conference contests 'are on tonight's program. The University of Richmond goes to Hanipden-Sydney and the Citadel invades the Cherry Point Marine Base. Duke University's Dick Groat, meanwhile, just about nailed down Individual scoring honors by dropping in 40 points Saturday night in the Blue Devils' 96-82 conquest of South Carolina. The 40-point performance boosted his conference total to 373 points and an average of 26.6. Closest to Groat is Mark Workman, West Virginia's six-foot, nine- inch center, with a 25.8 average, Dickie Hemric, Wake Forest's spectacular freshman, is third with 23.1, and Furman's Prank Selvy, fourth, with 23.0. Eddie Becker's 32 points helped West Virginia sev; up the regular season flag with an 80-69 win over Clemson Saturday night. Rickey's accomplishments thost lines are." along Mutual To Air 'Giime Of Day' NfeW YORK—(INS)—The Mutual Broadcasting System announced today fit has secured the right* to air -'JGame of the Day" broadcasts from nine major league clubs. MBS' announcement followed the .fllinj of a 12-million dollar antitrust suit against baseball lust week by the Liberty Broadcasting System Liberty comrnissioner The 124 points broke the record of 118 established by the Philadelphia Warriors last week. Jack Coleman, normally an outstanding defensive player, paced the blistering attack with 27 points while Lanky Arnie Risen dropped in 26 more. Minneapolis' Lakers lost a chance to keep pace with the Royals when they bowed to the Fort Wayne Pistons, 83-70. The Warriors downed the Milwaukee Hawks, 76-71. Bob Harris 1 15-foot jump shot with three seconds to go gave the Boston Celtics a 77-75 decision over the Syracuse Nationals. Standings: WESTERN DIVISION W. L. Rochester 35 19 Minneapolis ..34 33 Indinn?poll» 31 38 Fort Wayne 25 32 Milwaukee 15 13 EASTERN DIVISION Syracuse 34 90 30 New York 30 26 Philadelphia i It 28 Baltimore 11 38 TODAY'S SCHEDULE New York nt Baltimore. Philadelphia at Minneapolis Pet. .648 .596 .344 .439 .263 .630 .566 .53 « .481 .309 Cats Play Glenville In Tourney Opener BUCKHANNON, W. Va. — The Potomac State Catamounts will play Glenville in the opening rounds of the fifteenth annual West Virginia Intercollegiate Conference basketball tournament March 3. For the first time in history two seeded quints drew byes for first- round play — Morris Harvey and Davis and Elkins. V/est Virginia Tech was seeded first on its 14-3 loop record while Morris Harvey and West Liberty, each with 14-5 marks, agreed to a blind draw for second seed. 'Morris Harvey lost putting West Liberty third. Davis and Elkins was seeded fourth. Opening day contests pit Tech against Becklcy and Wcsleyan against Shepherd In the morning and Fairmont vs. Concord, West Liberty vs. Bethany and Salem vs. Johnny O'Brien Breaks Record SEATTLE—W)—Johnny O'Brien, jumping - jack Seattle University guard, owned a new national collegiate single-season basketball scoring record of 970 points today. The five-foot-nine youngster with springs in his legs broke the old mark of 967 Saturday night against Portland University with a 37-polnt performance. George King of Morris - Harvey was the record- holder he overtook. But despite O'Brien's 71 points In two nights at Portland, his club lost both games, 83-82 and 93-80, to dim its hopes of a bid to the NCAA regional tournament at Corvallis, Ore., next month. 40 & 8, Ridgeley Fives Tn 'Y' Contests Tonight Second-place Forty and Eight cagcrs will play Ridgeley Legion In the opening game of the Central YMCA Senior Basketball League tonight. The game i» slated for 7:15. In the nightcap, C & P Telephone Company meets-BPO Elks at 8:15 Alder/on-Broaddus, in addition to | First-place Cumberland Legion is the Potomac-Olcnvllle game, in the wle - • •._ evening. Semi-finals are Wednesday and the presidents the two leagues acted in restraint cf trade in curbing their broadcasts Of Games-of-the-Day In 1952. Mutual said the Chicago White Box. Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tleew, St. Louis Browns, Boston Braves, Brooklyn Dod&ers, Chicago ficlals, the same as last year, are Hank Mazza, Clarksburg, Mickey McDnde. Charleston, Walter Hell, Wheeling, and Clifton Van Roby, Cumberland, Md. . 1 And -,-v Dame Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and Phila-!j n Garden Clash Toniclil dclphla Phillies have agreed to| broadcast their games this .season. RedbirdsHave Flag Chance, Says Musial ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — W) — Stan Mufiiai, the highest paid player in baseball at $80,000 a year, thinks the St. Louis Cards have their best pennant chance since 1946. "A lot depends on our young I pitchers," he said. "You know about | Vinegar Bend Mizell. Everybody! raved about him last spring. It he doesn't go into service, he ought to help us. "We're hoping Joe Presko and Cloyd Boyer have shaken off their arm trouble to take a regular turn with Gerry Staley and Cliff Chambers. "The way I look at it, we didn't have Billy Johnson and Wally Westlake at the start last season. Still thought we did pretty good finish- Ing third." Musial is confident Eddie Stanky, his new manager, will help the club, not only as manager but player. 1 imagine Eddie will be playing," he said. "All that talk about where Red Schoendienst will play has been good for the fans. Keeps them talking about the Cardinals. But those problems that seem so big have a way of working themselves out." Musial prefers the outfield to first base but will play any place Stanky tells him. He has an idea Schoendienst probably could play first base as well as second or the outfield. 'Red's the best second baseman in baseball," he said. "But he's such a natural athlete he could play any place." How about Musial? "I feel great, right In my prime," he said. "I'm just turned 31 and figure I have at least five good productive years ahead." LITTLE SPORT v By Rouion Tapping (Continued from Page 6) decision to Floyd Morris here last Summer. "Starkey also has only one loss charged against him. He was stopped by Harold Sampson, a previous kayo victim, after a long string of victories." TODAY A YEAR AOO—Dick Button Of Englewood, N. J.. won his fourth straight world figure skating championship at [/. S. Makes Its Best Showing As Curtain Falls On Olympics OSLO—(£>)—The city of Oslo wrapped up the 1952 Winter Olympic Games today but there was a lot of trouble getting the final knot tied. The United States played Canada to a furious 3-3 draw and picked up second place to the*Canadian's championship in the hockey tournament last night for runnerup honors to Norway in the final standings for the ten days of competition. The hockey game was supposed to have been the final competition in these king-sized games, which drew a record entry of 1,178 athletes from 30 nations. Medals Awarded Today was reserved for the colorful formal closing spectacle and the Am Finn Bergmann beat out Norwegian Champion Thorbjorn Palkanger for first place and two more of their countrymen placed in the 'first six. That gave Norway ISVi points and a grand total of TJ. S. Wins Four Medals The United States was an easy second in the point department, followed by Finland with 72 and Austria with 60. Uncle Sam's »on and daughter? awarding of medals under the flood- won four first-place gold medals lights in Bislett Stadium. But the organizing committee found itself with two hockey games to be played. They will .affect third, fourth and sixth places in the tournament standings. Poland tackles Norway in the morning and can take sixth place by winning. Czechoslovakia and Sweden were ordered to play off their third-place tie only two hours before the closing ceremoneis are scheduled to start. The United States final-over-all point total was 89'/4—their best for any Winter Olympics in Europe. The second place hockey finish also equalled the best Americans ever have done. The host Norwegians, far and away the biggest point scorers, won their customary first and second places in the ski jumping yesterday before 150,000 onlookers—the largest crowd ever to see a Winter Olympic event. The Norwegians have won the first two places In jumping in four of the five previous Winter Olympics and they've always carried off the first place gold medal. and produced their first double ski winner—Andrea Mead Lawrence, victorious hi the women's slalom and giant slalom. The other American winners were Ken Henry of Chicago in the 500- meter speed skating and Dick Button of Englewood, N. J., In the men's figure skating. Button was the only 1948 Olympic champion to repeat. Five others tried. Western Maryland College Eliminates Spring Drills' WESTMINSTER—(/P)—There Will be no more spring football practice at Western Maryland College, undefeated and untied 1951 Mason- Dixon Conference champs who refused all post-season bowl bids. The school's athletic council said the de-emphasis move was "in keeping with the recent actions ol the Executive Committee ot the American Council of Education and x x x to diversify the sports program and strengthen spring sports." CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR AND CITY COUNCILMEN CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR The following persons have filed statements and posted the proper ees qualifying them as candidates for nomination for Mayor of the City of Cumberland, Maryland, under Section 10 of the Charter of the City of Cumberland (1950 Edition, being Article 1A of the Code of Public Local Laws of Maryland) as amended by Chapter 477 of the Acts of th« General Assembly of Maryland, 1951. at the Primary Election to be held March 4, 1952, in the City of Cumberland, Maryland, and whose name* ihall appear on the Official Primary Ballot in alphabetical order, as ollows: WILLIAM H. BUCHHOLTZ 713 FAYETTE STREET ROY W. EVES 101 WASHINGTON STREET CHARLES W. HENSELL 435 VIRGINIA AVENUE S. RUSSELL MINTER 307 SOUTH CENTRE STREET CANDIDATES FOR CITY COUNCIL The following persons have filed statements and posted the proper Jees qualifying them as candidates for nomination for City Councilmen of the City of Cumberland, Maryland, under Section 10 of the Charter of the City of Cumberland (1950 Edition, being Article 1A of the Code of Public Local Laws of Maryland) as amended by Chapter 477 of the Act* of the General Assembly of Maryland, 1951, at the Primary Election to be held March 4, 1S52, in the City of Cumberland, Maryland, and whose names shall appear on the Official Primary Ballot in alphabetical order, as follows: OUR NEW LOW PRICE ONIY Badminton Match The Fro.stburg Badminton Club meets the Cumberland Club tonight, 8 o'clock, at the Fort Hill High School gym in men's singles, men's doubles, mixed doubles and women's doubles. The public is invited. YORK— (INS)— New York; WAGNER'S MBS also said negotiations with; university and Notre Dame, the two Other clubs are continuinK and the; lcams wno introduced college bas- present list probably will be expanded before the season begins. Junior Eversole's ketball into Madison Square Garden j In 1934, meet tonight for the 19th; time in their series. \ NYU (16-4) is shooting for a post- i for a .745 mark. The WMI statistics: FINAL TEAM STANDINGS IV. L. rt«. OF. • IJrcunv 10 0 592 461 1.000 Fort ll'lll t 3 SOB 457 .700 Central 4 « 452 52.1 .400 K ,,, c , 4 B 483 508 .4.00 u^if :: * « »" =" •*<* Bartnn 1 » 507 805 .100 last two games. Notre Dame (14-9) has beaten the Violets in 13 of their previous mcet- ?ct. lines. GREENE STREET ESSO 206 Greene St. Ph. 6654 LET US CHECK WHEELS FOR BALANCE The Hunter Way! INDIVIDUAL Evrrnole. AllcKiny rollnK. Fnrt Hi!! 6. Kvlc. Barton Davis. Brail Kirk. Burton MrOrcpor. Fnrt Hill Kelly. Central . . P. Thompson. Bcn eteflr, .Mlrcmiy Berry. Bruce Eisk. Allecnny \Vsddoll. Central NoMngcr, arucc Bmlry, Barton p. Robertson. Wilson, Bruce E. Thompson. Uiifsf 11. Barton- Rank. Allrz*ny Hitler. Port J!lll Bronnoman. Beil Tomlinson. Ernll Howe. Alleijany Bliore. Port HUI Cnvr. Bruce Andrews. Central Farrls. Port Hill BURS. Bruce Arnone. Beall . K Kyle, Barton .. plank. Beall Ambrose, Bruce p. Robe.rtaon, Hyde.. Barton F'rciuon, Bri Hull. Fort Hill tiirorti, Beail Murray. Be«!I AJderton. For* Hill Hsywood. Bruce S=h:mer. Brur* Burner. Beall JjUtman. Bruc* Boslry. Alleitany . nartman, Port Hill SCORING O. FG F. Pt<. 171 :»ny •111! >n ....... •t Hill ... Ben 11 .... T y ml UCfi d Central . Central . . in- v fill! If nil •nil tin ,, ,, Ira 1 Hill on - • ir, Allre'y. it :e AlI<*Kftnv. j rfl u U • Hiii'i.^ ice ID in in 10 in in in in in n in in 10 in in 10 in 10 in in p 7 10 $ in If) in 7 10 in B S 9 0 7 f 7 f ft in $ 4 S n<! SS 57 l« 47 (fi 45 4.1 .I. 1 ! 42 32 35 .IS 35 37 22 2.1 -') 25 25 26 22 21 19 17 17 IR I.I 9 in 9 15 13 10 9 7 9 11 K K i S R 31-77 40-!)!) ''O-il J4-.S8 27-44 28-41 26-4S 17-31 3.1-73 21 -38 20-43 18-33 u-:n 34-IIB 30-52 14-22 20-44 10-28 15-23 21-26 13-22 lrt-30 10-lfl 7-Ifi 11-17 1V1R 13-18 15-37 **-7 3-12 B-1S 7-15 1 1 -73 fi-S l-s 7-13 7-1S 3-5 3-5 0-i i i i 1S1 is: 134 13(1 122 113 11 fi 11: - .D1 57 91 CO gli 8S 7a 7fi 70 tifl fi7 63 51 51 50 44 39 37 33 3.1 33 32 JS 2fi 25 2' 24 ?.23 IS 13 13 12 4-7 1-1 4-15 Other scorers: Morris. Port Hill, 9; Turn- Inill. Central, R. Bujkirk. Beall, 6; Brodle. •Centra:, 5; Mcvicker. F.-rt II:;!, S: Wilson. Ba:tnn 4; Mclntyre. Central. 3; Miller. Central, 2; Dolan, For: Hi:;. 3; Walton, Allesany, 1. TEX YEARS AGO—The Nei York [ Yankees r-!i r a:nerf Outfielder Tuek Stain-' Ksi'k Trnni KHn^as Ci'v :n r\~Y,ftr.ff f^r ; Outfielder S'aniey iFrenrhv Boris(sray ; • rid Pitcher Georsf WnslVnurr. | TWENTY YEARS AGO- -Trinre'en sr,-! BouncM the uppom'mfr.t of H'rser! O j "Fritz' Cn.^cr as Sesd tootsaii coach. I It's back Better than ever! It 9 $ Swell! Th« Cumberland Brewing Co. Cumberland, Md. Pius fax and your old tire SIZE <S.<X)x16 for ^popular GOOD/ TIRES Come in today for this Low Cost MARATHON by GOOD/YEAR Use our EASY PAY PLAN As low as $ 1.25 a week J. WALTER BYER FRANK J. DAVIS JEREMIAH T. DEFIBAUGH WILLIAM J. EDWARDS WILBUR E. FOGLE AGNES R. GRIMES EDWIN M. HORCHLER WILLIAM V. KEEGAN JOHN J. LONG EDGAR REYNOLDS LUCILE W. ROEDER KEITH T. SISK GEORGE H. TEDERICK RAYMOND F. WHITEHAIR 36 GREENE STREET 613 MARYLAND AVENUE 208 GLENN STREET 225 COLUMBIA STREET 216 PIEDMONT AVENUE 638 WASHINGTON STREET 621 BEDFORD STREET 310 CUMBERLAND STREET 518 RIDGEWOOD AVENUE 615 LOUISIANA AVENUE 808 TROST AVENUE 306 BEDFORD STREET 186 THOMAS STREET 701 HILL TOP DRIVE PRIMARY ELECTION NOTICE Primary Election will be held in the several Wards and Precincts ol the City of Cumberland, Maryland, for the nomination ol two (3) candidates for Mayor and eight (8) candidates for City Councilmen on TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 1952 From S«ven O'Clock A. M. f to Seven O'Clock P. M. POLLING PLACES Ward 1—Precinct Ward Ward 1— Prectact (A-K) 1— Precinct (L-Z) 1— West Side Tire Station Greene Street and Walnut Place 2 — Saint Peter and Paul Hall Fayette Street 2— Saint Peter and Paul Hall Fayette Street Ward 1— Precinct 3— Mt. Royal Avenue School Ward 1— Precinct 4— West Side School Street Z — Precinct 2 — Precinct 3 — Precinct (A-K) 3 — Precinct (L-Z) 1— Store Room 119 N. Centre Street 2 — Canada Hose House 402 N. Mechanic Street 1— Mrs. Emory Wilson's Residence 430 Columbia Street 1 — Mrs. Emory Wilson's Residsnc* 430 Columbia Street GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE 317 N. MECHANIC ST. PHONE 52 TEXACO SERVICE 3—Precinct 2—Thomas B. Cumlskey'* Residence 310 Franklin Street 3_preclnct 3—Clarence Rlzer's Storeroom 712 Bedford Street . 1—City Hall Rotunda , Z— East Side Fire Station Frederick Street 2—East Side Fire Station Frederick Street 1—st. George Motor Company Building 215 S. George Street , 2—Charlrs Borar's Residence 318 Maryland Avenue 2—Mrs. Mildred Trezise. Residence 315 Maryland Avenue 1— Helen Wolford'fi Rfsirterire 748 Maryland Avenue. 2—Clara Kimmell's R/>Mdenr« Third and Sprlnedalc Strffiti 2—Clara KimmrH'.s Residence Third and Sprinsriai" Streets 3—pinii'h Er,d Fire KiaMon Tnird and Race Streets 4_M;ss Erin a Chsdw:ck's Residence 401 Grand Avenue 5—John Humhlrd School 1220 Ella Avenue B—Johnson Heights School 304 Memorial Avenr.e. 7—S. T Bror.emarkie O'fi^e Map!" S're*r, Mapie'ld* RIDGEIEY, W. VA. PHONE 6746 : \\ALLACE G, ULLERY City Clcrit

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