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PhoiMs 4600 for a WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1952 FIFTEEN College Court Stars Eyed By Top Pro Wheel Crop Of Prospects From Campuses Seen As Best In History By JOHN McCAIXUM NBA Staff Correspondent ; NEW YORK — (NBA) — The All- America hour is rapidly approach- Ing, and take it from Haskell Cohen, a gent who helped to start the whole blamed thing, perhaps never before has there been such a wealth of shiny new candidates. Cohen, the Gene Krupa of the National Basketball Association's publicity drums, originated the coaches' AH - America basketball team a decade ago, now keeps tab on those collegians most likely to iucceed in the professional game. Both Cohen and Joey Goldstein, able historian and bird dog of Madison Square Garden's cage department, probably see more basketball than anybody else in the country. Seventeen Watched -It i« pure hogwash to argue that this man is better than that one, but after consulting representative college coaches and NBA officials it was astonishing to see that no less than 17 youngsters brought top vote., "Pew rookies generally crash the NBA," relates • Cohen. "Milwaukee's Mel Hutching is the lone stickout this season, and last year there were but four: Bob Cousy, Larry Foust, Chuck Cooper and, Paul Arizin. "Yet thii winter, the college crop 1* the best In history. Virtually every candidate named stands a better than fair chance of winning future f lory with the pros." ; Height And Speed ^What do the professionals look for? Height, speed and an assortment of shots. It goes without question, that the operative has to be equally adept on defense. So for sustained excellence in all departments over an extended period, the ,1951-52 intercollegiate records put nobody ahead of West Virginia's Mark Workman, Iowa's Chuck Darling, Washington's Bob Houbregs, Kansas' Clyde Lovelette, Illinois' Eod Fletcher, Duke's Dick Groat, Kentucky's Cliff Hagan/ and ITank, Ramsey, Dayton's Don Melneke, NYU 1 * Jim Brasco, Oklahoma A. and M.'s Don Johnson, Seattle University's Johnny O'Brien, Duquesne'j Jim Tucker, St. John's Bob Zawoluk, Seton Hall's Walter Dukes, Utah's Glen Smith, and Kansas State's Dick Knostman. Workman At Forward "And if I had to boil down this group to on* All-America team," Goldstein says, "I'd put Workman and Hagan. at forwards, Lovelette U center, and Groat and Fletcher *fr guards." While the professionals beat the bushes for those gangling towers of bdhes, now and then a "shortie" comes up for attention. Like five- foot-nine Johnny O'Brien. '•"The last time we looked, the fantastic Seattle shooter was lead- Ing the -nation in scoring with a JKIALWi 313 So. Mechanic St. CELTICS SLICK UP—Bob Cousy, right, assists six-foot-eight Ed Macauley with his tie dressing to keep s. National Basketball Association date. The Boston Celtics stars are both former All-Americas who have made good with the pros. 27.4 average, counted 43 points as he led the Chieftains to an incredible 84-81 win over the Harlem Globetrotters. His performance inspired one journalist to write:' "Globetrotters 81, O'Brien TJ. 43." Our pro pipeline describes Lovei- ette as "the greatest pivot-shooter in college basketball." Walter Dukes is out of this world at six-feet-11, the apple of the NBA's eye in the Middle Atlantic area. . Darling: Is Real Darling Six-foot-nine Chuck Darling Is breaking so many scoring records at Iowa the historians have lost count. They called Duke's Groat "Richard The Great" because he plays that way. Rod Fletcher is a striking illustration why the Ulini rank with the nation's slickest quintets. Utah's ambidextrous Glen Smith is said to possess the fanciest hook shot since Tony Leavelli was standing 'em on their ear at Yale. Cliff Hagan and Frank Ramsey are the 16-inch guns behind Kentucky's all- conquering bucketeers. And so on and so on. But the consignment of gristle lodged most securely in the minds of .the pro scouts is six-foot-nine Mark Workman, a model of basketball style, author of numerous West Virginia scoring marks. He's considered the best bet to achieve future stardom among the pros. Though the campaign has some heavy firing ahead of it, yet, and the All-America boards are just warming up, the above candidates will do for a starter. Telco-Legioii Contest In 'Y' Loop Postponed The C & P Telephone Company- Cumberland Legion tUt slated for tonight in the Central YMCA Senior Basketball League has been postponed. The BPO Elks and Forty and Eight cagers will meet at 8:30 instead of 9:30. Fightx Last Night (By The Ai»c.clatcd Press) I/DS ANGELES—Keeny Tcran. 115','z, Los Ansclcs, stopped Hugh Rlley, 117V». Scot- Innd. 6. PITTSBURGH—Lnlu Snbotln. m. Warren. O., outpointed Skccts Starker, 168. Pittsburgh, 8. NEWARK. N. J.—Blackjack Billy Black. 171, Philadelphia, outpointed Jack Holt, I6P. New York, s. SACRAMENTO. Call!. — Fabrt» Chavet. 130. Loa AnKclen, outpointed Chlco Rosa, iza, Honolulu, 10. LONDON — Bobby Daw»on, 187, New York, utopped Ronn Pudney. 182, Croy> don, 8. Spiders Hold Key To Terps' Dixie Chances (By The AtsoclttteA Press) • The last-ditch battle for the final Southern Conference basketball tournament Invitation begins tonight. Maryland's Terps, with a 7-4 conference record, run up against the rejuvenated University of , Richmond Spiders (3-10) at Richmond. The Terps are battling with South Carolina's Gamecocks (8-6) for the last berth in the tournament at Raleigh, N. C., March 6, 7 and 8. Maryland has a decided edge In the struggle. If the Terps duplicate their previous win over Richmond tonight, they need only to take one of their two other games — with George Washington and Davidson— to clinch the No. 8 bid regardless of what South Carolina does in its finale Thursday night at Clemson. Colonials Qualify George Washington's Colonials became the seventh team to qualify for the tournament last night when they spanked Washington and Lee's Generals, 80-62. The victory was GW's eleventh In 17 league tilts and left the Colonials with only the Maryland contest Friday night in loop play. Elliott Karver poured in 20 points for the Colonials. A teammate, Bob Edenbaum, got 19 as did W&L's Charlie Topp. Jay Handlan, third- leading scorer of all time among major colleges, picked up 17 to n n his four-year total to 1,987. North Carolina State nailed down second place in the regular season's standings by knocking off Wake Forest's Deacons, 65-51. State has a 12-2 record. A three-man zone defense thrown up by State held Wake Forest's freshman scoring sensation Dickie Hemric, to ten points, his lowest contribution in a conference game since West Virginia's league- leaders handcuffed him with three on January 14. Blue Devils Extend Streak Duke's third-place Blue Devils extended their victory streak to 12 games as Dick Groat & Company tripped Davidson's up-and-down Wildcats, 58-50. Groat, the circuit's No. 1 point-maker, kept up his average with 26. Joe Dudley's 12 points were tops for Davidson. Besides the Maryland-Richmond tilt, three non-conference games are on tonight's program. West Virginia, boasting e 21-2 record, seeks revenge from the team which handed the Mountaineers one of their defeats with an Invasion of Penn State. Virginia Tech entertains Hamden-Sydney and William and Mary travels to Virginia. Tigers' 'Key' Selects Key 1952 Number LAKELAND, Fla. — iff) — One of the key men in the Detroit Tigers' 1952 plans picked his key number today and donned a uniform with a big 21 on the back. Pitcher Art Houtteman decided on that number—passing over others he has worn in several season's service with the Tigers— because it was the one given ; him len he broke Art Houtteman into the American League with Detroit in 1945. "I feel like I'm breaking in all over again," explained the right- hander who won 19 games in 1950 and was much missed last season while he was In the Army. o CLEARWATER, Fla. — (/P) — The Philadelphia Phillies have three of their four front-line moundsmen under terms for the/ 1952 season following an agreement with Robin Roberts. The star righthander was understood to have reached terms yesterday. It was believed Roberts will be paid about $30,000 for the season, making him the highest paid man on the team. " Of the Phillies best pitchers—Roberts, Russ Meyer, Bubba Church and Jim Konstanty-^-only Reliefer Konstanty remains outside the fold. ORLANDO, Fla. — (JP) — Third Baseman Eddie Yost is due in the Washington Senators' camp today, after ending his salary holdout for a reported $20,000, the club's highest. Vice President Calvin Griffith talked long distance yesterday with the 25-year-old slugger at his South Ozone Park, N. Y., home. Then he announced ' Yost, who batted .283 from leadofl position last season, will report today. o TAMPA, Fla. — (£•) — Cincinnati's Rf.cis expect great things from Frank Hiller, former Chicago Cub hurler. The off-season rest apparently has cured an ailing back and Frank now is one of the hardest workers in camp. Hiller had a no-hitter going in for six Innings against St. Louis last year when Bill Johnson tapped a ball down the third base line. The pitcher felt something pop in his back as he fielded the ball. He ended with a one-hitter, but from that time on his back troubled him and he finished with a 8-12 record for Chicago. —-o • EL CENTRO, Calif. — W) — Fleet- footed Jim Busby, the Chicago White Sox base-stealing outfielder who wound up the 1951 season exhausted, will have a new timetable in 1952, Manager Paul Richards said he plans to play Busby about three weeks at a time and give him four or five days rest in between. "'"He can't go at top speed right through 154 games," said Richards. "We learned that much last year." Busby was hitting .363 in mid-May last season, .330 two months later and then began running out of gas to finish with .283. Sunoco Quint, DeMolay And Syckes Score DeMolay and Syckes Music Shop notched victories in the National Division o£ the High School Rec Basketball League last night at the Fort Hill High gym. The Music Makers with Bruce Price and Bus Hinze scoring 11 points apiece, turned back the Local 26 Rubber Workers by a 42-27 count. Bob Hook led the losers with nine tallies. Jack Kramp fired in 17 points in leading DeMolay to a 40-35 conquest of Merrill Brothers. Wayne Lewis of the losers was the game's top scorer with 18 tallies. In an American Division game, Miller's Sunoco rolled over Columbia sh Grocery, 50 to.30. Bill Godwin and DeVault each scored a dozen points for Sunoco, while Buddy Merritt had ten for the Grocers. The lineups: BRUCE GIRLS TOP GRANTSVILLE, 51-41 GRANTSVILLE — Grantsville High's basketball girls were defeated here yesterday, 51-41, as Bruce lassies won their seventh game against one defeat. They have one tie. • Mary Louise DiGioia and Shirley Raines tallied 12 goals apiece with Shirley accounting for 27 points j and Mary Louise 24. Shirley Keister hit the nets for 30 tallies for the losers. The lineups: Bruce (.11) P»«. Grantivillc* (II) DIGloln P Kclstcr Wilkinson F Rcsh Ralnc? f Beachy xuya i G Buckel I Robinson " O Yommer iKazlo G Miller Score by periods: BRUCE 14 33 49 51 GRANTSVIIiE IS 1' 29 41 Field coals: BRUCE—DiGiola 12. Raines 12. GRANTSVILLE— Kclster 14. ,Resh 5. Fnlll gonls: BRUCE—DIQloia 0-1. Wilkinson 0-1, Ralne* 3-7. GRANTSVTLLE — Kelster 2-10. Rcsh 1-5. B^achy 0-1. Substitutes: BRUCE — Fox. ORANTS- VTT.T.F—Hrennrmnn. Always gets a royal welcome. Every one enjoys a Kings Ale's extra zest. Brewed to a king's taste —a he-man flavor that's strongly favored by smart hosts and host. esses who want to make a hit. DOUBLE FERMENTED! AT POPULAR PRICES! LITTLE SPORT By Rouson Lou Gehrig Died Possessing First Dollar He Ever Earned By BILL CORUM NEW YORK—(INS)—On September 11, 1914, an 11- year old boy walked into the Washington Bridge Station of the New York City Post Office. He had come to deposit in the postal savings system the first dollar that he had ever* 2« G F Young t .. 0 0-1 Brlner f . 3 3-3 Lindner c 2 3-8 Hook g . . Arnone % T Srckes 0 Price f 8 DeRosa f 1-1 1-5 G P T . 5 1-2 11 .0 0-U 0 C 6 3-* 15 SJEoh'son g 2 1-4 5 3|Hlnzc g .. 5 1-3 11 Totals 10 V-15 27| Totals 18 8-13 42 Score by periods: LOCAL 26 ................. 3 11 21—27 SYCKES MUSIC STORE ... 10 35 27—42 Officials — Bryce and Deter, XMerrilli G 4|P. R'eier f 1 5|Wrlght f 4 4<Lewls c .. 7 17|J. R'eier g 3 F 0-1 1-3 4-4 0-0 18 De Molly G F Chen'Ith f l 2-3 Morgan I 2 1-2 Smith c .. 2 0-2 Krampf ft 5 7-9 Landls g . 4 2-2 IfliHerrlng g 0 0-1 0 Totals 14 12-18 40| Totals 15 5-9 35 Score by periods: DE MOLAY ............... 14 21 32—40 MERRILL BROS ........... 5 11 26—35 Officials — Bryce and Steele. Mlller'i G Dlehl t .. 3 Rob'son I 4 Godwin e 6 D. Zller g 5 DeVault g 8 F T|CoIumbl» G 0-0 6|House I . 3 1-3 9|Dolan f . 1 0-0 12|M'land c 0 1-4 lllWilkes g . 4 0-3 HjMerrltt g 4 F 0-1 2-6 2-1 0-2 2-3 Totals 24 2-9 501 Totals 13 • 6-14 30 Score by periods: MILLER'S SUNOCO 8 23 37—50 COLUMBIA GROCERY 9 15 22—30 Officials—Lenmon and Beltmoler. Stadium Inn Ties For Shuffle Lead Stadium Inn of Prostburg went Into a first-place tie with Cumberland Knights of Columbus in the Allegany County Men's Shuffleboard League last night by scoring a 2-1 victory over Viaduct Inn. Both the Caseys and the Frost- burgers have 48-12 marks hi the 14-team circuit. General Great DURHAM, N. C.—Eddie Cameron Duke Athletic Director, was one ol the greatest athletes ever to perform at Washington and Lee University. been able to put together for a saving in his life. At the age of 11, he, a son of immigrant parents from Germany, little could have dreamed that day, as he took the certificate for his dollar and, no doubt, tucked it carefully away in the innermost and most secret compartment of an old billfold and carefully buttoned it into the hip-pocket of his knickers, that when he died the whole of the United States was to feel regret. That the president. Franklin D. Roosevelt, was to send flowers. All our lives all of us have heard it said of men, "He's got the first dollar he ever earned." Worth $1-76 Now This time it was true it -seems. For here on the desk is a postal savings certificate for $1. .Interest on it is stamped as beginning October 1, 1914. Let's see now. That would he only a little less than 38 years ago, wouldn't it? The certificate number is A 1455429, the account number 1540. The 'name of the 11-year, old depositor is Henry L. Gehrig. The roiddle name was Louis. He was to become known as "Lou." On the back it says that the depositor was to get two cents a year interest for ten year, or a total of twenty cents in ten years. Further than that, there is no promise. But, assuming that Mr. Whiskers didn't have to shorten stride; as a result of a war or something, during the various administrations of the Postal Department under James A. Farley, Frank Walker, Bob Hannegan, et al., I figure that this certificate soon will be worth $1.76. Valentine To Lou This piece came about as a result of a column I wrote of New Orleans recently about Gehrig's first training camp with the Yankees. Mrs. Gehrig then wrote, on February 14, what could so well have been a Valentine to Lou, as follows: "Dear Bill—Your story on Wednesday brought back wonderful memories to me. Lou often told me about his early privations and you were so right about the $18 that he took south to carry him through his first training camp. "While Lou and I were courting, some of my 'funny' friends used to say that he was a nice guy alii right, but would he ever part with enough money to take care of a home and for proof, they used the old cliche: "He has the first dollar he ever made.' "Of course, as we both know, there never was a more indulgent husband or a faster check grabber, once he had taken care of the responsibilities that he felt were the first claim on him. "But. in a way, they were right, Bill He had the first dollar he ever'and then Clemson, 5-0. earned. I attach it herewith a» proof. "Will you be careful to see that it gets back to me, because I'll never part with it, unless possibly, a situation should arise where I thought, knowing Lou, that he would want me to auction it, or something, for the good of our country, or the kids of NY.C., when I felt he would want me to do that. "Yes, Lou died with the first dollar he ever made. I guess only I know how readily and sweetly ha spent the dollars that came after that one, when he felt that he WM free to spend them. "Thank you for remembering," too — Eleaner Gehrig." ; Goose Eggs Aplenty DURHAM, N. C. — Duke's Blue Devils of baseball really shut out its opponents in winning the Southern Conference Tournament titls last year. It blanked Maryland, 11-0, WHY IS A POSTCARD UKE A NEW KELLY TIRE? CAUSE /T60£S A Z.OA/6 WAY AT IOW COST/ Our Budget Plan makes it easyl t Swap now for safe new Kellysl KELLY TIRE SERVICE 119 South Mechanic Street PHONE 300 Know-how makes fhem better KELLY \J *yi*si0j(&$& .TIRES. FREE INSPECTION Check Your Tires and Battery ONE DAY RECAPPING SERVICE Beall High Wins In Overtime, 5448 FORT ASHBY, W. Va.—Blanking Fort Ashby High, 6-0, in the overtime period, the Beall Mountaineers won a 54-48 decision over the Eagles here last night for their twelfth victory in 20 games. After trailing, 14-13, in the first quarter, Beall came back to grab aj 28-27 intermission lead and was| ahead, 38-36, at the end of the third j period. Billy Davis pushed in a goal to knot the count at 48-48 at the end of the regulation period. Ronnie Brennaman and Paul Thompson shared 32 points for the winners; while Jack Frankland and Emory j Shriver each scored 12 markers forj the Eagles. j Fort Ashby's junior varsity won I the preliminary by defeating Mid-, City Electric of the Cumberland! Recreation League, 33-31. The line- '• ups: Bcall O F PF Ft«.l Davis, f S «-« 3 H| Tomltnson. t 1 0-3 3 ' Brenneman. c •*> 6-8 4 16 P. Thompson, (t 8 4-10 1 16 Murray, g 0 0-1 5 0 Arnonc. c 0 0-0 0 01 La Porta. (c 1 2-4 3 4| Hawkins. R 1 0-0 5 21 C. Thompson, f 0 0-0 0 Oi Dusklrk. f 0 0-0 0 0! ~ 54: Totals 19 16-30 24 Fort Ashhy G F Franklnnd, f 3 8-8 Shrlvcr. I 6 0-1 Elder, c 3 4-9 Alllt. g 1 2-4 Kcnney. g I 0-1 Rlley. f 3 2-2 Sharpless, g C 0-1 Miller, g 0 0-0 PF PH. Totals Score by periods; BEALL PORT ASHRY .17 l«-24 24 38 Ale QUEEN CITY BREWING CO. CUMBERLAND, MD, Eiier Chevrolet 219 N. Mechanic St. Phone 143 IN DAYS "The African Queen" ARRIVES! HEINRICH & JENKINS End - Of - The - Month - Sale! THURSDAY • FRIDAY • SATURDAY • MONDAY WILSON BROS. ANKLETS reg t 65e *> ANKLETS O reg. 85c ANKLETS for for .00 .00 GROUP OF NECKWEAR l /2 OFF reg. 2.50 1.25 SPORT SHIRTS (Plain and Fancies) *>.!).» reg. 4.95 Mf "AKOM" NO-SAG Nylon Neckband "T" SHIRTS i.oo WHITE Handkerchiefs Croup Suits 2 off reg. 60.00 reg. 65.00 reg. 75.00 30.00 32.50 37.50 (SLIGHT CHARGE FOR ALTERATIONS) WILSON BROS. WHITE SHIRTS reg. 3.95 Value . . . reg. 20c 7 1.00 for JL GROUP TWEED TOPCOATS reg. 49.75 33.17 reg. 59.50 39.67 BETTER GRADE SLACKS All wool gabardines, worsteds and cords. /3 OFF reg. ,15.95 10.63 reg. 16.95 11.30 reg. 17.95 11.97 Wilson "Fautless" BOXER SHORTS reg.1.25 Wilson "Fautless" Athletic Ribbed UNDERSHiRTS reg. 85e HEINRICH & JENKINS 14 NORTH CENTRE ST.

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