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THE TROY RECORD, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, 1956 31 -Points To Half Million Gate Plans Tournament To Find Rock's Foe New York (AP)--Promoter Jim Norris yesterday revealed plans for a series of heavyweight elimination bouts to provide a September challenger for Champion Rocky Marciano--or a new champ if Marciano retires. Norris, president of the International Boxing Club, patched up his differences with Al Weill, Marciano's manager, at a ''peace dinner" Tuesday night. He is awaiting a meeting between Wcill and Marciano scheduled for tomorrow at Macon, Ga., before taking any positive steps. ; ''There is a feeling around that ··· Kocky may retire," said Norris. t "I don't share that feeling. Our ^ position is this. If we can show Rocky where he can draw a $50,000 gate in September, we think he will fight. It is up to us to · come up with a good challenger. We expect a definite word from Rocky within 10 days." Norris mentioned a May 9 match at Miami between Johnny - Holman and Bob Baker as one in a series of eliminations. He t a id he would try to make a Floyd Patterson-Hurricane Jackson fight *s soon as he knows definitely ·what Marciano will do. He also said ATtWe Moore, the Maryland ^Scolds' Trainer Laurel, Md. (AP)--The Mar land Racing Commission tol trainer Claude Fcltncr yesterda it regarded a "pure fabrication" Three Returnees Brace Cohoes Baseball Team Three veterans form the core of this year's Cohoes High baseball team. Returnees available to Couch Bob Clullic arc p i t c h e r s Jim Maunix and Leo Lynch, and o u t f i e l d e r t u r n e d f i r s t baseman SAME WEIGHT--Connie Niedcr is the perfect weight for her sholputting father Bill Niedcr of Kansas U. She and the shot each weigh 16 pounds. Nieder is prepping to battle Parry O'Brien in the Kansas Relays Saturday. Mrs. Nieder is at the left. (UP Telcphoto) his story that a night prowler deliberately lamed one of his horses while stabled at Laurel. The trainer also was told by D. Eldred Rinehart, commission heavy ^Aatrip, also was very much! chairman, the three-man board light u rmr-h C\ in the picture as soon as he had completed his defense against Yolande Pompey in London in June. Includes Machen. Norris also listed Eddie Machen of San Francisco, Johnny Sum. merlin of Detroit, Willie Pastrano of New Orleans and Sonny Liston of Pittsburgh as young heavies of promise. He seemed particularly high on Machen who · whipped Julio Mederos and Nino Valdcs among the contenders. "Fwant Al Weill to say to me 'look, I've been with Rocky and he definitely will defend in September if you come up with a real contender.' "Last night I had dinner with Weill and we discussed some of the matches I have been talking about. He said he thought the should produce a challenger i: Rocky decided to fight." Weill, preparing to leave toda for Macon where Marciano making an appearance tomorrow, said he was delaying everything until he talked with the champ. Plans Rocky Confab. "I want to talk to Rocky to sec what all this retirement stuff is about," said Weill. I don't know how he feels. Maybe he feels he don't want to fight any more. I'll go along with Rocky. If he wants to retire nobody could change him and I wouldn't try. "Jim and I had dinner last night, the first time we've talked 3n months. Nothing definite was 'decided. We've still got a few : things to discuss." : One of the "few things" could be an exclusive contract with the IBC. The exclusive on Rocky ran out Sept. 19 the day before Marciano's last defense against : Moore. Norris said his differences with · Weill had resulted from his decision to sell the Mobile Theater · Television rights for 75 cents a · head instead of $1. "Weill thought we shouldn't have sold for less than $1," said Norris. "Instead of talking it over after the fight, he went his way concluded any laxity was among own employes and not on the part of Laurel. Feltner reported April 6 that he horse One Throw had been njured intentionally during the night. He scratched the horse from a race that afternoon at nearby Bowie in which he was the early favorite. Feltner said someone had removed a bandage and protective leather boot from the horse's right foreleg and hit him with something like a hammer. Henry H. Hecht, Baltimore owner of the horse, insisted that the commission conduct a complete investigation. It held two hearings and was assisted in an investigation by the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau. Rinehart said the commission found testimony of Feltner's em- ployes contradictory. He warned the trainer that "any charges like this will have to be well backed up" in the future. Rinehart said the commission couldn't locate Hccht to invite him to the meeting yesterday. Delaney., Martone Set For C YO Cage Honors Two of the area's top high school basketball players, Tom D.?- laney of Catholic High and Pat Martone of LaSalle, were named last night as the recipients of the CYO's annual awards to former members for outstanding performances. The two will be honored at the annual CYO Dinner of Stars xc Tuesday night at St. Augus Bama Names Lambert Court Coaeli Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP)--Eugene Lambert, Memphis State basketball coach, last night was named head basketball coach at the -University of Alabama, replacing Johnny Dee who resigned. Alabama athletic officials said Lambert was given a three-year contract. They did not reveal hU salary. He will report June tine's Hall. Dclanev was a member of the St. Paul's CYO team in 1952 anc was named to the CYO All-Star that year. In High School he ha distinguished himself as a three sport athlete in basketball, foot ball and baseball. This past sea son he captained the Crusader cagers, who won the champion ships of the Diocesan and Prin cipals League in a playoff again? LaSalle. Martone, who played with S Mary's junior CYO team, als plays football, baseball and ba ketball for the Cadets. He c captained the most recent ba ketball team for the Fourt streeters. Both boys were chosen n only for their athletic ability, bi Senators 4rrive In Fayetteville Fayclleville, N. C.--Albany's Eastern League baseball club, oiling along the highways on its vay home from the Ocala, I'la., raining camp where it completed spring training this week, stopped over here last night. The Senators, in charge of new Manager Warren ( S h e r i f f ) Rob mson, will leave this morning for Baltimore where they will stay tonight. He will proceed to Al Weill Got 10G "Off Top" Of Cockell Bout, Cal S ays Oakland, Calif. (AP)-Stalc Hoxinj? investigators a t t e m p t e d to show yesterday that Al , Rocky Marciano's manager, received $10,000 "ofI the lop" ol the net gate for the heavyweight chanT piou's title fight with Don Cockell lasl may. A series of worksheets and a check stub from the files of promoter J i m m y M u r r a y , first witnesi in the Northern California end of Gov. Goodwin Knight's statewide probe of boxing, were inlro- : tluccd at the altcrnoon session ut t h e hearing. James Cox, the investigating committee counsel, produced the iccords. !lc said the worksheets showed $10,000 "for A. W. trans* portalion" and that a check stub for I h e same a m o u n t dated May Ifi, 1035, l)ore the notation "A.W." Mardano defended his title against Cnekell--British champion--on May 10. 1955, at San Francisco's Ke/.ar Stadium. "Was that check written to Al WHIT'" asked Cox. "No, sir, it was written to me," said Murray. Asked to find another check s t u b for $10,000 in the book, Murray was unable to do so. Earlier, Cox declared Marciano was shorted more t h a n $4,000 on u.% 40 per cent of the net gate. Discloses Difference. "Mamano WHS paid off on the of a net of $159,306.60," bany tomorrow. Robinson is pondering his pitching choices for the cxhibi lion games with Schencctady, in Scbencctady Saturday afternoon and in Hawkins Stadium Sunday at 2:30 p.m. He is bringing eight pitchers five righthanders and three lef banders to Albany but hopes I get by with only four in the ex hibition games. "I'm sure we will get addition al pitchers from San Francisco' Seals before long," Robinson sai for academic achievements and| last night. "They arc overloac TOM DELANEY Crusader Honored. stubborn about it too." Aproximately 300,000 theater TV fans watched the Moore-Marciano match. The TBC got $1 each from the permanent installations and 75 cents each from the Mobile units that accounted for about 150.000 seats. Of the IBC cut, the fighters split 40-20. ' CCNY Names Polansky New York (AP)--Dave Polansky was named basketball coach at City College of New York yes- terday to succeed Nat Holman - during the latter's one-year sab- . · batical leave. Polansky -was fresh"man coach at CCNY, 1. Formerly of the University of Arkansas, Lambert put basketball in a big league scale at Memphis State. His team last year went to the NCAA tournament as an "at large" entry. Memphis State had a 20-5 record for the 1953-55 season, and a 20-7 record for the past season. Last year, Memphis State lost in the first NCAA round to Penn State by five points. This year, with several starters stay-at- homes because they were four- year men (ineligible, as were Alabama's seniors), Lambert took a scrapped-up array to the NCAA tournament and was defeated by 16 points in the first round b y j Oklahoma City University. Lambert will take over the Southeastern Conference champions when he comes to Alabama. Dec resigned several weeks ago to enter private business. general excellence in high school. Last year's winners were Lou DeMaria of LaSalle, who is now at Georgetown University and Matt Clark of Catholic High, now at Holy Cross. All parents and supporters of CYO basketball are invited to next Tuesday's dinner. Tickets may be procurred from Director Ed Ryan, . Eddie O'Hare, basketball coach at CBA will be toastmastcr for the event. ed and Manager Eddie Joos probably will be glad to cu down. "You can have too m a n y pitcl crs at times, and if they all don get their work they arc apt to g stale." Champ Carpenter. While the pitching department owns most of this slim amount of experience, the other half of the battery combination is entrusted to a freshman, Gil Scnccal, a transfer student from Maine. Joining Carpenter in Vlhc infield are Mike Lavigna, formerly a catcher, at third base; Bob rynezuk at shortstop; and either phomore Johnny Mendel or unior Jack Clark at second. The only d e f i n i t e outfield start- is s w i f t , hard-hitting sopho- ore Mike Woroski. Candidate corge Tofte, a 210-pound football center, has been .showing atting strength in practice, Plays In Conference. Cohoes is a member of the East- rn Conference, whose other lembcrs for baseball competition re Hudson. W a t e r v l i e t and Lan- ingburg. The Tigers' home field s Lansing Park, a d j a c e n t to the chool's grounds. ·April 27--Hudson. May 1--at Wntcrvlict; 3--[.an- ingburg; 4--Shcncndchowa; 8-- t Catholic High; 15--LaSalle; 24 --Watervliet; 25--at Hudson; 29 at Lansingbury; 31 -- C a t h o l i c High. June 5--at LaSalle. Indians' Next Foe Is LeMoyne--Maybe Siena College's next baseball game will be against LeMoyne, April 30, at Syracuse, unless an- PAT MARTONE Special Recognition. Jamaica Entries, Results South Troy Meeting South Troy residents interested in helping organize a Little League in their sections are invited to a meeting tonight, S o'clock, at St. Joseph's Hall. Clexr mid Faxt. | ··· ' 1st--$3,500. claiminz, 3 y e a r old?, C * furlor.ps: FB.V-IOW 111, Bettyson 115. Sosne Trade 122, Cook's Tour 113, J a r k Pack 116, Ticer Vin US. You Go l l f i . 2nd -- S3,500. claiming 3 y e a r old?. 1 1-16 miles: Gal.«al 113. Dutch Gal 113 jBab'n Marvin 109, Ring In US. xSlirte Fir 1M. Baseball 114. Pepilo M. 114. · Xa*- Maid 113, Only A Ros« 109. 3rd--$3,500. ciiirninr. 2 year old?, 5 . furlonjrs: Lead Story 113. aSctiHery 113. . Lttlle Takers 115. blsafio 313. Little Unouth 115. Dusky Pam 113. Ready - r.hxnje 113. cXibor.ny 115 a Lavish 115. Merry Beth 113. cCash ifary 113. Daily MlBt Its, blsabarb 1J3, Miss Blackbird 115, Ship To Shore 115, Scrority Sis 115. *--Llangollen Farm-J. C. Brady «r,t .1)--Mrs. I.. LAurin-P. Provenzano entry. e--Mrs. F. Dousherty-J. Kinseila. entry. 4th--53.700. maidens. 3 year olds and up, 1 1-16 miles: Side Llpht 124, Persian Pett 113. Glen Alden 113, Dark Armor 113, Fear 113, Paint Brush 113, Schoo' Prince 113, Jutland 113. Sth--Jt 000. allowance, 2 y e a r oM*. .' furlonjr.i: F.ed Cadet IIS, sSupertone US Sam CM Bee US, Clem 115, bBoid Rule: ·JIS. Missile I I S . Iady Joy l i r , nhode: 3H. tNavy Action 115, bSupematura 11?. ,.«., »--Mr*. L. Laurin-R. N". Webster entry · ; b--Wheatley Stable entry. ; · · flth--M.OOO, allcwancss, 3 year olds. furlongi: Mono Lady 110, Mis* Atla* 116 xHigh Rebel 10S, Pro Bono 116. aFlyin Trapeze 116, Quepape 119 Manihiki 110 £dl«°* Sister 11". sCoisnte^s Tina 110. a--A. J. Mesl«r-Velvet Acres entry. 7th--56.000. allowances. 4 year old *nJ up, i 1-16 miles: Royal F.rtar 11T Black Record 116. xxFkwer Bowl i l l By lAnd 113. n\Var Piper 113. Riv« ·Jordan 113, Jims Whim 113, aGallit 113. *--Brae Bum Farm-TV. Ewing entry. Sth--J3.700. claiming. 4 year oids an "P. 6 f'.irlongs: Blue Pencil 116. Ficrc -· IK Hartash 118. Orrlrack l i r . A n n i v e . »aire 112, Royal r a t e 113, xTokyo Gi 109. Ultra Smart 1H, a Jet Set 108, M Anchor 120, Cornishman 123. Ells': B 113, Royal Viol a. 114, Mufti 2nd IV i.Vet's Boy 113. *.--C^lonnartft Frm-H. w^instcin cntrj X--6 !bs., XX--7 11)?. AAC. Clonflj- *nrf Fast. 1st--S3.(X)0, elm. 4-yr. old? and xip. «f. "heat S t a t e ("Atkinson) 3.60 2.80 2.to "ery Ultra. (Combest) 6.00 3.70 a.m Bone (GUEliri 2.70 Tim?: 1:13 1-n--Border Pon. Brav P dmira!, P r i z e Kin;:. BetterR'illo-x, Curly op. Lenny Gale flnd Thrust sljn r a n . 2nd--$3."00, cim., -4-yr. old» a.nd up, 1-lfi m:l».«. ravely Waving ( M a r t i n i P.SO !5.PO 3.30 'palonr rGorrnan 7.40 4.10 .ssistance t'.\rcaro) 2.Sfi Time: 1:17 4-, 1 )--aHidi-Ann. Copper ·isc. Plfltterpii??, Uan^boim. Worry ianana, aWhlskcy Sour and Mufti also an. a--Dougherty entry. Daily Ponblc: Paid SZS.60. 3rd--53.. r )00, elm.. ?-yr. olds. Sf. rinr.c Killer lArcaro) Hidl Mike (Gormsni Vmber Totst (Nichols Time: 1:01--Cotsw-^id. Gre?t Pay. "War \ce Boy. Kefri^crique. Little J. P. Ginger Brown. aBUser also ran. a--Mrs. Rfnick-Mrs. Doiicherty entry. 4th--$4.000, Allowances. 3-yr. olda and ip. 6f. Kin;: Somali ( N i c h o l s ) 3.90 2.90 2.20 Olid Son (Boland) -4.60 2.60 Sudden Shock ( A t k i n ^ n t Tirn»: 1:12 1-o--Sfoien JIonr. Bys, Great Tom and MLrsion J\« an. th--sn.TOO. maiccTis. 3-yr. 4.70 3.20 2.SO 4.30 3.20 2.0 Bull 1 also sr. 2.40 Fac^ It. ( A r c a r o i 4.SO .".30 Famous Gift i B o u ' . m e i i f ) 4..20 2.M thtl Walker V a I e n z t : r U 2.60 Time: 1:13-- aPawn Fleet. Socko, s.Ml Honors. Dolly's Scor^. Liked B?s!. B?l G«y, Kcho Valley, Bright M»mory ran. n-~Whitney entry. Sth--S.000, Allowance, 3-yr. oid» and up. 6f. Fabricator (Gonr,an 5.?0 .".60 2.50 Lucius Seebe ( S r c a u x ) £.10 ,3.20 Some Tan (Bolnndt 2.oO Time: 1:12 2-5--Tcaneck, Smart Ad- m!ra! and Fair Ruler nlso ran. 7;h--The Prioress Handicap, $20,000 sd-icd, 3-yr. olds, 6f. Roval Lark (Bluml 10.60 fi.SO 5.00 Aiming Hish (Bailey) 11.70 6.60 Levee (\Vobdhoiise 4.00 Time: 1:12 C-.1--Pink Tea. ; Ksryptian, GKmonr. T^a. Villate. Ciassl Music. aPretty Plunger and Mibe Ce also ran. --Rice entry. Sth_$j,oon, clir... 4-y. olds and up. 1 l-ifi mile*. Beporra (.McCresry) 14.70 S.50 6.00 Kouableii 'Gorman) 9.oO 5.30 Connir's Pal ( G n e r i n l 4.CO Tims: 1:45 4-S--Certar Jung!-, B^sin S t r e e t . 1 Q" f . Mil^r". P"f° r *·· Kinf Jolis end Mark'* Puziit also ran. Spring Working crews are requested to report at 8 a.m. Saturday r.t the field. Dirt trucks will be there. A hoard meeting is. set for Sunday at 4 o'clock at the JCC. Hoywood Sullivan Sent To Coast By Bosox Boston (AP)--The Boston Red Sox yesterday announced the op- tioning of catcher Haywood Sulli-an to their San Francisco farm club in the Pacific Coast League. Sullivan, the 64 former XJni- ? ersity of Florida football quar- erback, batted well over .300 in spring training. However, the Sox have three other receivers including regular Sammy White, Pete Daley--more experienced as a handler of pitchers--and bonus-boy Jim Paglia- Heydler Dies; Former NL President San Diego (AP) -- John A. Heydler, 86, former president of the National Baseball League, died yesterday at a suburban rest home where he lived for the last several years as a virtual invalid. He had poor health and eyesight. He leaves his wife who was with him when he died. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Heydler was actively associated with professional baseball for 50 years and was president of the National League from 1918 to 1934. He was made honorary board chairman for life when he retired because of failing health. He was considered one of the most forceful leaders the league I h a s had. It was largely through his influence that Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis was made the first commissioner of the game to settle its difficulties and rule it with an iron-hand. He moved to Southern California in 1946 with Mrs. Heydler, whom he married in 1394. His health continued to fail but he was able to attend the 1951 baseball meeting in New York. Heydler applauded the switch of the Boston Braves to Milwau- othcr game is booked in the meantime. The Indian diamond squad lost its opener at RPI, 6-2. Siena has resumed baseball this spring a f t e r an absence of three years. Dan C u n h a is coach. /V.Y. Approves Race Tracks lu Zoned Districts New York ( A P ) -- I f the Great cr New York R a c i n g Assn. de cidcs to build a "super track" al Aqueduct, as discussed, another bit of red tape has been cut. The City P l a n n i n g Commission ppproved a -/.oning amendment yesterday which would permit conslruclion of race tracks in zoned areas. Previously this was allowed only in unrestricted districts. The Legislature this year approved a measure permitting the consolidation of flat racing tracks in the state u n d e r one ownership. The State Racing Commission recommended t h a t Aqucclurt be completely remodeled and lesser i m p r o v e m e n t s be made at. Bcl- RPI Leaves For N. H. Today R P I Lacrosse Coach Ned Hark ness named 3 30-m:m squad to make the Engineers' first I r i p tonight. The I l l l l sciiijul, winners of its first two games, leaves tonight for D u r h a m , N. H.. where they take on New Hampshire University tomorrow afternoon at 3 p.m. llarkncss will have to leave two regulars home. Dcfcnscman Don Uergmann has a hip i n j u r y and is expected to be out for about two weeks. Midfielder Doux Edwards, tabbed by his coach as "iniprov very fast" is also sidelined v i l h an i n j u r y , suffered in the lobari game. Harkncss had his squad brush- ig up on its passing and clear- tig d u r i n g yesterday's workout in the rain. He voiced some concern over "meeting all of these learns w i t h /one defenses." Not so much because the Engineers have trouble against a /one (they usually murder t h i s stagnant fur- mation) but they have no clvnncc lo employ their own f a s t - m o v i n g man for man in p met ices. " I ' v e been spending most of raont. The other tracks are Jamaica find Saratoga. our scrimmage time with our defense using a xonc, so the offense can work against it. That's f i n e , but in a game my defense doesn't employ a zone." Zone, or no. practice or no, RPI's defenders has held the opposition to three goals each and a m i n i m u m of shots in Hie first two games. The team w i l l leave t h i s a f t e r noon and slop over in Manchester, N. H. tonight. U.S. Judge To licur Suit Against Garden New York (AP)--The government's n n l i - t r u s t suit apnin.st Ihe I n t e r n a t i o n a l Boxing Club and Madison Square Garden opens in U. S. District Court today before Federal Judge Sylvester Ryan. The government charged thai Jim Norris, president of IBC, ant! his organization monopolize championship lights in television through his two weekly network snicl (.'ox. "That's just about $10,000 loss t h a n the actual net Kale of $1(10,728 shown in the State Athletic Commission's report." State boxing regulations, Cox said, provide t h a t the net on any £ n t o shall be figured on the bash of the gross less only state snd federal taxes. Transportation and other incidental expenses cannot be deducted al that time, he said. "Without s t a t i n g thr source of his figures, Cox said Marciano was to receive 40 per cent of the net Kate, or $(57,801.20. "Actually," Cox continued, "all M a r c i a n o got was $03,720.64. In other words, llicrc was a shortage of S-1.170.5G." Murray, questioned by Cox about the a m o u n t paid Marciano, snicl he considered the net to be (be gross Ics.s taxes and payment for o f f i c i a l s and sometimes transportation. Told by Cox he wan wrong In that assumption, Murr n y commented: Cox Disngrccs. "I t h i n k every club in llirt stalft would have to be suspended if t h a t ' s the case," Murray said. "I don't t h i n k so." replied Cox. "You can bet your life Weill (Al Wcill, Marciano's manager) Kol every dollar Marcinno h«d coming," M u r r a y declared. "Arc you sure lie didn't get $10.000 more?" asked Cox. "I'm sure," said IWurray. Cox said Cockcll was "shorted," loo. The English boxer should have received $33,945.60 as his shurr of the n e t , Cox said, b u t a c t u a l l y 531.RfiO.32, 'a 084.28. lir; received only shortage of $2,- Exhi 1)itlon HasIf CollcRc All-Stars 70, Harlem Globelrntlcr.5 GO. Rich Plant Food! rom. kcc in 1953, saying that for sentimental reasons he was sorry to see the change but that ; in the long run it will be good for the league and baseball." Heydler helped bring baseball through the notorious "Blade Sox" scandal of 1919, when gamblers' bribes to World Scries players placed the sport in peril of losing public confidence. The appointment of Landis as the first commissioner resulted from that scandal. Heydler favored Landis, a federal judge with a strong personality. Ban Johnson, American League president, wanted someone connected with the game. Heydler won only after the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees threatened to withdraw from Johnson's league and cast i their lot with the National. 1. FREE LAWN ROTO SPREADER with 10 or 25 Ib. PLANTRONS. Fertilizes average lawn in 26 minutes or less! growing power 2. SAVE $1.75 on FAMOUS BRADSON LAWN SPRAY GUN with 5 Ib. Plantrons. Limited Time Only! THIS COUPON WORTH 50^ when you buy 10 Ib. cr 25 Ib. 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