Redlands Daily Facts 8 -Tuesday, Jan.28, W4 U.S. wins seeded spot in Olympic skiing INNSBRUCK, Austria (UPI) —The United States won a long battle for ski equality to dsy and the luck of the draw- gave the American squad its best chance yet for a first victory in the men's downhill speed race, one of the two glamor events of the Winter Olympic Games. Head Coach Bob Beattie of the University of Colorado took his men and women out for their last training sessions before the official opening of the ninth Olympiad Wednesday jubilant over his success in persuading the International Ski Federation to seed the veteran Bud Werner, 27, of Steamboat Springs Colo., and William (Bjlly) Kidd, 20, of Stowe, Utah. For the first time in Olympic history two Americans will be among the elite skiers who flash down the slopes before the rank and file and thus get the best of the surface conditions — a vital factor in deter mining who wins the gold, silver and bronze medals. Had Rough Go Hitherto Americans have had to make their hopeless runs over slopes roughed up and tracked by many skiers before them. But Beattie had another rea son to be delighted with his argument before the International Ski Federation Monday night that American skiing had come of age and tournaments in the United States should be given the same weight as European competitions in working out rankings. With Norway backing his claim that any other interpretation would be "unjust and unfair," the federation voted 17 to 4 with six nations abstaining to enlarge the seeded list of 15 announced earlier in the evening to 16 so as to take in Kidd. Then the draw was held for starting places and Kidd won first position with Werner eighth. This means the wiry Kidd (5-8. 150 pounds) will have everything in his favor when he starts down the steep, icy slope on Patschcrkofel Mountain at noon (1100 GMT) Thursday. Hard-Packed Course For that matter so will the similarly built Werner for the man-made course is packed harder than natural snowfall and most of the other seeded skiers — four Germans, four Austrians, three Frenchmen, two Swiss and an Italian—will have to blame something besides ski gouges on the hill if they fail to place. After the federation voted in his favor on the seedings Beat- tic gallantly withdrew bis protests. With the start of actual competition drawing near Austrian officials were worried about a weather forecast of higher temperatures for the next 24 hours — a rise above freezing could be "catastrophic" because of the continued lack of snow. This mountain region had its last snowfall more than a month ago, a phenomenon almost unprecedented in this country. The final six eliminating games to decide pool A and pool B in the hockey competition will be placed tonight with the United States meeting Romania. In other matches Finland plays Austria, Czechoslo vakia meets Japan, Russia tangles with Hungary, Germany plans Poland, Sweden meets Italy. Helms names World Trophy 1963 winners LOS ANGELES (UPD-Track and field performers from six nations swept the selections .Monday as the Helms Athletic Foundation named its World Trophy winners for 1963. The following outstanding performers from each continent were honored: j Brian Sternberg, United; States pole vaulter; Tamara Press, Russia, weight throwing; Takeo Sugahara, Japan, hammer thrower; Tony Sneazwell, Australia, high jumper; George Graham Hazle, South Africa, walker; and Juan Carlos Dyrzka, Argentina, Hurdler. SUMMIT MEETING—Marielle Goitschel, left, of France and the United States' Jean Saubert chat after a special slalom event during the International Silberkrug Ladies Ski, Races at Bad Gastein, Austria. The French miss won the Alpine combine in which the slalom and downhill rankings are added up. The American bagged the slalom. Globetrotters founder praises U.S. sports TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or appliances will find a ready mar ket through Classified Ads. At Empire Bowl: Empire Majors High Game — Bill Nottingham 268, Series — Bill Nottingham 705. 200 Club — Orville Noel 218, George Lincoln 210, Ed Closson 215, Ben Peters 202, Lou Yogt 200, Bill Nottingham 268, Du ayne Sauvagc 212, Robin White 234, Sonny Capehart 211, Bob Lawrence 236, Doug Williamson 208, Al Otterbeck 245, Roger Cooley 219, Jerry Bullock 233, But Tolliver 212, Bob Notting ham 253, Mike Hinojos 211, Rich Mulder 210, Bob Castillo 213 Bob Phelps 200, Rich Sepulveda 200, Don Bartolomei 223, Leo Pulchalski 247, Harold Laws 235, George Arnold 217. Standings: Culligans Soft Water 38-19, Skyberg Const 34'i- 22>,i, Ells Heating and Air 3324, Knights Flying A 31-26. State Farm Ins 30-27, Steakcat- crs Inn 28'. i-28'i:. Bill Youngs Service 28-29, Jet Music Co. 22- Burgeson Heating and Air 20',i-36',2, Wallen Pontiac 19!i- 37'. i. 800 Handicap High Game and Series—Tom Simpson 248, 641. 200 Club — Tom Simpson 248, Larry Hoffman 214, Dave Dietzel 207, Dale Little 223, Emmett Baack 202, Gerry Cookson 200, Ira Anthony 216. Standings: American Furniture 9Vi-2^=, Calimesa Pharmacy 8-4, Jacinto and Son 8-4, Carini and Marchese 7-5, Hermans Furniture 7-5, Redlands Sanitation 6-6, United Citrus 4'/i-7'.j, Walts Carpet Showroom 4-8, Cookson and Co. 3-9, Gutter Tramps 3-9. Sacred Heart High Game — Stan Sulisz 237, Martha Green 187, Series — Leo Wilkinson 603, Martha Green 512. 200 Club — Leo Wilkinson 226, Frank Labagnara 204, Don Conner 233. Stan Sulisz 237, Joe Polack 222, Carl Hyman 203, Fred Du Perron 207. Standings: Hispots 62 , .i-17 , i, Ally Gaiters 50'.i-29'i, Spare Makers 50-30, Split Nix 49-31, Easterners 48-32, Michigan Four 46-34, Green Bs 44-36, Lucky Twelve 44-36, Shamrocks 42-38, Pin Poppers 40 1 !:-39 I ,2, Forpins 38-42, Guys and Dolls 37',i-42M!, Cosa Nostra 34-46, Serpintine Four 27».i-52'5, Pin Busters 20V*:- 591=, Go Getters 16-64. Donut Club Camille Marchese and Ken Gibson teamed to win the do nut club doubles with a 1373 series. Wenoka Amos and Clint Burson took second with 1361 followed by John and Sue Dowdy with 1347. King of the Hill Jerry Moore outstruek Leo Puchalski four strikes to three to retain the King of the Hill crown for the fifth successive week. George Green and Rich LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Abe Saperstein, owner and founder of the Harlem Globetrotters, Monday praised sports as the one endeavor that "can do a job for America throughout the world that nothing else can do." Saperstein told a meeting of the Southern California Basket ball Writers Association his optionaliworld-famous basketball team totaling 25 strikes|has always had a good reception in every country where it split the Sepulveda jackpot by for both squads. Doubles Dot Weiss and Lua Green are in first place in the valentine doubles with a 1183 series. Fred and Mildred DuPerron are in second with 1160 followed by Mary Gleeson and Tom Simpson 1150 and Mickey Bran naman and Bill Robison with 1148. At Tti City Bowl: Mixed League High Game — Helen Baty 174. Al Yeager 246, Series — AI Yeager 649, E. Yeager 473. Standings: Rettigs Machine Shop 12-4, Double A Dist 12-4. Redlands Cab 10-G, Bens Bombers 7-9, A and P Auto Parts 4-12, The 300's 3-13. Monday Six High Game — II. Wickcrt 203, V. Shockley 16S, Series — C. Granger 554, V. Shockley 464. Standings: Team Five 11-5, Hillvicw Apts. 10'i -5l2, Roys Barber 10-6, Team Four 7Vi-8Vi, Four B's 6-10, Jacks Bar Supplies 3-13. IN USE FAYETTE, Mo. (UPI)-Mrs. E. D. Hawkins uses a rolling pin and bread tray that has been among the family's possessions since 1898. has appeared. "It's amazing how a colored athlete just bouncing a basketball can create such a great impression," said Saperstein. "Everywhere they went they carried themselves well." He noted that there were 37 million members of the Arna teur Basketball Association throughout the world, many in Iron Curtain countries. "We have not been allowed to play in only one nation," he continued, "and that was South Africa. But they let us stay overnight in a fine hotel on our way to Australia." In other developments at the meeting: —UCLA coach John Wooden, whose top-ranked Bruins return to competition this weekend against U. C. Santa Barbara, said he was worried about the games "but not as much as I'm worried about the important games the following week against California." —USC coach Forrest Twogood, whose team also was out of action last week because of final exams, takes the Trojans eastward this week for games with Arizona and Arizona State. We really needed the rest," he said. "But I don't know how well we'll come back." Senators to hear sports figures on anti-trust WASHINGTON (UPI) — A,pitcher Senate subcommittee today announced that major sports figures will testify this week and Bob Friend who is player representative of the National League; Minnesota Twins outfielder Bob Allison, the American League player I next on legislation to give all j representative, and Philip Pat- major professional team sportsjon, assistant to the president equal status under the antitrust laws. The bill, sponsored by Chairman Philip A. Hart, D-Mich.. of the Senate antitrust subcommittee, would preserve baseball's exemption from some phases of the antitrust laws. It also would give professional football, basketball, and hockey the same favored status. Hart, a one-time officer of the Detroit Tigers baseball club and until recently a stockholder in the Detroit Lions football team, said the bill "recognizes the unique character of professional sports and limits the applicability of the law in certain areas." Baseball Commissioner Ford C. Frick will be the top witness at the first hearing Thursday when baseball will have the spotlight. Also scheduled to testify Friday are George Selkirk, general manager of the Washington Senators; Pittsburgh Pirates of the minor league baseball organization. Basketball, hockey and soccer will be the subject of Friday's hearing. Scheduled witnesses are Commissioner Walter Kennedy of the National Basketball Association; President C. S. Campbell of the National Hockey League, and William D. Cox, president of the Manhattan Soccer Club, New- York. Commissioner Pete Rozelle of the National Football League will testify Tuesday, Feb. 4. Also on the witness list is George T. Garelf of Columbus, Ohio, commissioner of the United Football League. Organized professional sports generally support the Hart bill which would lift the threat of government anti-trust prosecution from baseball's reserve clause and draft, pro football's draft of collegiate players, and territorial rights of franchises of all four major team sports. Wolman riding along on Cloud Nine By OSCAR FRALEY ! MIAMI BEACH (UPI)-Jcrry Wolman, who as a kid hitchhiked 100 miles from Shenandoah, Pa., to watch the Philadelphia Eagles pro football team, is riding along on "cloud nine" today as the teams' new owner. Wolman is a slender, black- haired man with a golden touch. To substantiate that, all he accomplished was to pile up $36 million in his 36 years. As a hobby be bought the Eagles last month for $5,500,000 and suddenly the team's claiming more of his attention that business ever did. "AH we need to be a contender," he said as he attended today's opening session of the National Football League's annual meetings, "is to fill a few spots and build up the morale. I'll leave the personnel to the coaching staff, but I'll set certain ground rules for whoever gets the job. Only now suddenly do I realize what a responsibility I have to the fans." Nick Skorich, the Eagle coach, was let go in the new broom deal for the Eagles. Paul Brown, formerly of the Cleveland Browns, and Joe Kuharich, erstwhile of Notre Dame and pro football, both have been interviewed among others, but Wolman doesn't expect to pick bis new coach "for a couple of weeks." Wolman is "learning the ropes" from other NFL owners at the current session but he probably could give them a few pointers, too. Because this one-time sandlot gridder, who played "on gravel fields," is one of the brightest success stories in sports. He served in the Merchant Marine in the European and Mediterranean theaters from 1943 through 1945 and then opened a fruit store in Wilkes-Barre, Pa The business fell through and in 1953 Wolman gave his wife three choices. "I told her we could go back to Shenandoah or to Philadelphia or New York," he remem bers. "She didn't want to live in any of those places at that time. So we gambled." And how. "We put all our belongings in our car," Wolman explained. Then we decided that we pick up the first hitchhiker we saw and go wherever he was going." They picked up a young man at Pottsville, Pa., who was heading for George Washington University in Washington, D.C. -and that's where they went. Wolman obtained a job in a wallpaper and paint store and suddenly found his niche while delivering material to construction jobs. "I knew I wanted to build things from the ground up," he said. "There was a small property across the street from the paint store. I borrowed $5,000 and built 16 apartment units on that ground." From that start Wolman has constructed more than 12,000 apartments and "a couple million square feet" of office buildings. Wolman early last month "heard a rumor" that his old love, the Eagles, was up for sale. Casually he mentioned to his attorney. Earl Foreman, that he intended to buy the club. They did it together, Wolman holding 52 per cent and Foreman taking the remaining 48 per cent. "I'll need more luck in football than I did in the construction, business," he admits. "I wouldn't have been interested in any other team in the league. But the Eagles, oh boy." Wolman and his wife, Anne, have two children, Alan, 11, and Helene, 13. And Alan is riding right along on "cloud nine" with his father. "He even wears his Eagle hat to bed," Wolman said, adding that with a wide grin, "me too." It's a fantastic success story and it means one thing for certain. Those Eagles are in for a brand new deal. Wolman is a man who has become accustomed to flying high and they'd better figure on going right along with him. NFL owners open winter meeting MIAMI BEACH (UPI) — Officials and owners of the National Football League opened their annual winter meeting today minus the gambling cloud that hung over the gathering last year. Top subjects on the agenda for the three-day meeting are the so-called "tie game rule," tiresome draft sessions and the possible adoption of baseball's injured reserve list. One big subject that won't come up officially is the sus pensions of Green Bay's Paul Hornung and Detroit's Alex Karas for gambling on NFL games. The two players were suspended last year by Com missioner Pete Rozelle as a re suit of a gambling scandal which rocked the league. Rozelle promised Monday he would take up the matter in late February, but not before. The tie-game controversy came into prominence during the past season when the Pitts burgh Steelers almost won the Eastern Division championship with a poor won-Iost record because of a number of ties. The present rule disregards ties—as if the game wasn"t played at all. One solution expected to be brought up would count ties as half a game won and half a game lost. There is also a constitutional amendment up for consideration to conduct the NFL draft by telephone, telegraph or teletype after the fiasco in Chicago last year which went on and on due to tiresome delays. Many owners and coaches complained that the delays in the choosing of top college players were un necessary. Some coaches are also press ing the NFL to adopt an injured list for each team un der which one or two players could be put on the list and still not count on the strictly enforced maximum player limit per team. In another development, the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) said living room fans will get NFL games in double doses next season. CBS which last Friday signed a two-year, $28.2 million con tract with the NFL. announced Monday that it plans to televise "five or six" doubleheaders starting in mid-October after daylight saving time ends. Under such a procedure, the Eastern game would start at 2 p.m. and would be immediate ly followed on CBS by a West era game to form a solid 5'A- hour front of pro football. Bill MacPhail, vice president in charge of sports for CBS, said "through the doubleheader program we will have a much better chance of recouping our tremendous investment." Rozelle would only comment that CBS "owns the rights and does not need any clearance from the NFL." Ycaza swings back into action at Santa Anita ARCADIA (UPI)—Fiery little Manuel Ycaza swung back into action today at Santa Anita wearing the mantle of the 1964 George Woolf memorial jockey award as the outstanding rider of the past year. The honor was accorded the Panamanian rider despite his many tempestuous outbursts that drew the ire of racing officials from coast to coast, none the result of any lack of zeal on his part. The award was voted to Ycaza by turf writers and sports editors covering the Santa Anita meeting and will be formally presented to the little star Feb. 10 in a public ceremony prior to the day's racing program. Announcement of the award to Ycaza came after he was involved in the ill - fated accident to Lamb Chop Saturday when the champion filly broke a leg during the running of the Charles H. Strub Stakes and had to be destroyed. The grief- stricken Ycaza took off his mounts after the filly's injury but returned to the saddle today to ride Penis in the $20,000 San Vicente Handicap for 3-year-olds. The San Vicente drew a classy field of 14 sophomores including such standout contenders for the $100,000 Santa Anita Derby next month as Little Manassa, Real Good Deal, Wil Rad and Nevada Bin. May restrict 2-year-olds ARCADIA (UPD-Santa Anita has taken under consideration the restriction of racing for 2-year-olds under a proposal to bar juveniles foaled after March 15. Racing secretary F.E. Kilroe told a California Thoroughbred Breeders Association meeting Monday that the track was studying the problem. KING OF THE Hill - Chi Chi Rodriguez, Puerto Rican golf pro, raises his hands in a victory salute in the playoff for the $7500 first prize money Monday in the Lucky International tournament at San Francisco. Rodriguez edged Don January by one stroke in the playoff after both had tied at the end of 72 holes Sunday. (UPI Telephoto) ' Six of top 10 advance in ratings FALLOWS Dr. Fallows to head Redlands Racquet Club Dr. James A. Fallows was elected president at the first an nual meeting of the Redlands Racquet Club which was held recently in the Hostess room of the Edison company. The Racquet club was founded in the summer of 1963 and at the present time has 150 members. Several tournaments were conducted during the past year and many are planned for 1964. Initial steps arc being taken towards establishing competi tion with other tennis clubs in Southern California. Along with Dr. Fallows other new officers inducted at t h e meeting were: Dr. Myron Talbert. Vice president; Mrs. Mattie May Hawes, secretary; Mrs Jane Buffington, treasurer. Judge Joseph T. Ciano, Rob ert Leonard and James Ver- dieck were elected as board of directors. Dr. Fallows, his wife and three of their four children are all enthusiastic tennis players. The youngest child has yet to learn the game. The Racquet club has mem bership play at the University of Redlands courts on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Lessons are available almost any time by contacting Jim Verdieck at 792-3844. Prospective members should contact either Dr. Talbert, 793-5124 or Mrs. Buffington 793-3869. Alous sign with Giants SAN FRANCISCO (UPI)-The San Francisco Giants today had brothers Matty and Jesus Alou under contract. The team announced Monday that the outfielders from the Dominican Republic had signed their 1964 contracts, bringing the number of satisfied San Franciscans to 22. Jesus, 21, will get first crack at the right field job vacated when his oldest brother, Felipe, was traded to Milwaukee in the Giants' big make-or-break winter trade. Matty, 25, had a bad year in 1963 when he hit only .145, but it is hoped that surgery on his left knee last month will prove the difference this time around. NOW YOU KNOW By United Press International The first reinforced concrete bridge in the United States was built in San Francisco in 1889, according to the Portland Cement Association. NEW YORK (UPI) - Six members of the top 10 made advances today and unbeaten UCLA celebrated one month atop the nation's major college basketball powers in the United Press International Board of Coaches' ratings. Loyola of Chicago, the defending NCAA champion, was most responsible for the wholesale changes. The Ramblers lost to Memphis State and Wichita last week and plum meted from second to ninth- place. The other teams moved up to fill in the vacancies. Michigan took over the run- nerup spot and Kentucky (No. 3), unbeaten Davidson (No. 4), Vanderbilt (No. 5) and Duke (No. 8) all moved up one posi tion from last week. Wichita again made the biggest jump, from eighth to sixth, riding an eight-game winning streak and a com manding 5-0 lead in the Missouri Valley Conference. Villanova remained seventh and Oregon State held on to 10th place. UCLA received the same point total it earned last week —346 points, just four less than a perfect 350. The Bruins were ranked No. 1 by 32 of the 35 coaches on the UPI rating! board. Michigan, Kentucky and Davidson each ranked first on one ballot. The ratings were based on games played through Saturday, Jan. 25. NEW YORK (UPI) — The United Press International major college basketball ratings with first-place votes and won- Chi Chi clips January in Lucky playoff SAN FRANCISCO fUPI) — Golf has a new king of the hill today — pint-sized Juan (Chi Chi) Rodriguez. Rodriguez won $7,500 Monday — exactly what he needs to build a home for his family in Puerto Rico—and collected the Lucky International golf championship in a head-on playoff with the veteran Don January. Chi Chi fired a one-under-par 70 and January lost the third playoff of his career when he came in with an even par 71. "I came from a very poor family," Rodriguez said after his playoff victory, "and I have been saving money for 20 years to build a home for my family. needed exactly S7.500 to build it and that's exactly what I'm going to do." Supports Family Rodriguez is a 28-year-old bachelor whose father and mother are dead. But he helps support two sisters and two brothers in Puerto Rico. Chi Chi not only edged January in the overtime duel but while shooting a 12-under-par 272 over the regulation 72-hole route he beat Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus. Julius Boros and almost every top-ranked pro golfer in the world. The playoff—worth $4,000 to the loser—was from start to finish all Rodriguez. He went one up on the fourth when January hit a hooked tee shot, gained another on the next hole when the tall Texan again was in trouble and with a ninth hole birdie, boosted his margin to three up. Played It Safe From there on in Chi Chi admitted he played it safe. 'I don't like that," he said. "That's not my game." Down two strokes going into the final hole, January made a belated bid for a tie by holing a 24-foot putt for a birdie. But Rodriguez, only 12 feet away from the cup, carefully two- putted his par four and his biggest jackpot since he started on the pro tour in 1960. Rodriguez, who heretofore has played in few winter tournaments on the PGA swing because he dislikes cold weather, intends to stay on the circuit indefinitely. "The way I'm playing now, it doesn't make any difference whether it's cold or hot," he said as he left for Palm Springs. O'Brien enters meet NEW YORK (UPI)—Former Olympic shot put champion Pary O'Brien entered the Millrose Games Monday and will compete against NYU's Gary Gubner and Texas A&M's Randy M a t s o n Thursday at Madison Square Garden. lost records through Saturday, Jan. 25 in parentheses: Team Points 1. UCLA (32) (15-0) 346 2. Michigan (t) (14-1) 300 3. Kentucky (1) (14-2) 204 4. Davidson (1) (15-0) 2«0 5. Vanderbilt (13-1) 165 6. Wichita (14-3) 152 7. Villanova (14-1) 1-14 8. Duke (11-3) 97 9. Loyola (111.) (11-3) 84 10. Oregon State (16-3) 79 Second 10: 11, Texas Western 48; 12, DePaui 27; 13, Illinois 15; 14, Utah State 12; 15, Cincinnati 10; 16, Creighton 9; 17 (tie), Utah and New Mexico 8; 19, Oklahoma State 5; 20, Tennessee 4. Johnny Grant to emcee Angels dinner Feb. 6 Johnny Grant, director of public affairs for the Golden West Broadcasters KMPC radio sta tion in Los Angeles will emcee the Los Angeles Angels dinner in Terrier Hall Feb. 6th. The Benchwarmer booster group and the Redlands high school band are co-sponsoring the evening affair which will start at 7 p.m All proceeds from the dinner will go to the band fund for new uniforms. Tickets for the gala evening are on sale at Clapps Tire Service, RHS Administration building, Redlands Blueprint, Russ DeGraff Associated, Gene Hinkle Union and the Keystone Drug store. Prices are $2 for adults and $1.25 for students and children. Previously set for the affair were six star Angels players: outfielder Albie Pearson, shortstop Jim Fergosi, second baseman Bill Moran, catcher Bob Rodgers, relief pitcher Dan Osinski and Barry Lalman, the newest addition to the Angels pitching staff. Perhaps Grant's greatest entertainment contribution has been made by the troup of stars he has taken all over the world to entertain our servicemen abroad. He has made 18 overseas tours, 13 to Korea alone. In 1959, he was honored by the Stars and Stripes — worldwide chronicle of the Armed Forces as having "made the greatest single contribution by a master of the entertainment industry to the morale of the United States servicemen". JOHNNY GRANT Johnny also lends a hand to charity groups in fund-raising projects and is called for special events. As an emcee, he is a master of humorous quips, but more importantly, he is a master of goodwill. Among the Angels' officials previously set for the affair are Irv Kaze, Public Realtions Director; George Goodale, Promotions Director; and Tom Morgan, ex-New York Yankee who was a relief ace in the Angel bullpen for the past three seasons. Tom is now the Angels' minor league pitching instructor.
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