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War in Pro Football
Nears End Despite I
Toronto Opposition
*y the Aiuk idled tres*
MONTREAL. Jan. 17.—The
long and costly “war” between
• the National Football League
and th« Canadian professionals
appeared to be drawing to a
dose today.
In fact, only one team wae
forcing the continuation of hoe
tilitiee—the Toronto Argonaut*
of the Canadian Big Four. 1
The Canadian League adopted
a rule Saturday which would re
quire the teams to honor player
options and contract* held by
National Football League clubs.
The action was taken over the
protests of Toronto.'
Yesterday, the Argonauts per
suaded the league to reconsider
the rule. The final decision will
be made by the league’s Board
of Governors, which will meet In
the “immediate future.”
The Toronto club seemed to
be fighting a losing battle, .the
dub protested that it already
had signed eight NFL players
and intended to honor the con
tracts and said the new rule
amounted to “retroactive legisla
tion.”
Other league officials at the
annual meeting countered that
the Argos should take the con
sequences for signing such a
large group In advance of the
meeting when they knew there
might be changes in the regula
tions.
For his part, Bert Bell, com
missioner of the NFL, expressed
surprise at the decision to re
consider the rule.
"I had given them a plan way
back last summer on what I
thought was the right and just
thing to do.” he commented.
Bell said the plan included
honoring all contracts and op
tions, establishing the same eli
gibility rule whereby college
players can’t be contacted until
their class has been graduated,
and an agreement not to re
strain the right of a player to
bargain.
Bell will meet Saturday with a
committee from the Big Four.
Head of Kenwood Board
Scores in Sweepstakes
Settle Headley showed that the
duties of chairman of the Board
of Governors at Kenwood Coun
try Club has not affected his
golf game as he won the sweep
stakes yesterday with an 80,
minus 11 handicap for a net 69.
Other winners were Milo
Christiansen, 86-15—71; John
Clark, 87-12—75; R. S. Judd. 87-
12— 75; Dr. 8. R. Taggart, 88-
13—
Argyle golfers continued their
tournament -a - week schedule
despite the chili weather as Don
Sullivan shot a 76 for low gross
honors and Roger Martino won
low net With 77-4—73. Class B
winners were Dale Stewart with
*a gross 90 and H. J. Bettner, a
.net 92-18—73.
GW-Maryland
(Continued From Page A-18.)
Francisco In the tournament fi
nals at Oklahoma City late in De
cember. They've lost once since
then to Richmond, a team the
ColoniaU had beaten 19 straight.
Game time is 8:30 following
a 6:30 preliminary between the
unbeaten Maryland frosh and
once-beaten GW jayvees. Despite
the interest tickets still are avail
able at Lisner Auditorium, AAA,
and Fairway and McQuinn’s
sports stores.
N. C. State Due to Drop
Tor Heels From ACC Lead
North Carolina, which has
played six of its seven Atlantic
Coast Conference games against
second-division teams. Is the new
leader, but figures to stay on top
just one more night.
The Tar Heels meet North
Carolina State tomorrow night
in Raleigh, and the standing in
this series since Everett Case
took over as N. C. State coach
is 21-1 for the Wolfpaek. N. C.
State will be the conference
leader if it wins, with Maryland
moving up to second. It’s a light
week because of exams.
The Tar Heels have won six
games from Virginia, Clemson
and South Carolina but now
have the tough part of their con
ference schedule ahead. The only
first-division team they played
was Maryland at Chapel Hill,
and the Terpa won that one,
70-60.
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Conference game*. All i>n«
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I iouth on caroima. f i .Ott 110
West Virginia Leading
In SC With 4-0 Record
Oeorge Washington, which
probably will be a solid favorite
to win the Southern Conference
tournament, still is back in
fourth place in the standings be- j
cause of little activity.
West Virginia is on top and;
figures to add to its margin
against VMI Saturday night.
There’s little conference activity
because of exams. Richmond,
which upset GW. is second. GW
{days most of its conference
r games in February.
Darrel) Floyd of Furman holds
a wide edge in the scoring race
for conference games only withi
44.$ for Furman’s three games.;
He also is the Nation’s leader
with 38.1 after 33 points in a
:f losing cause against St. Joseph s
Saturday night in Philadelphia.
John Mahoney of William and
Mary is second with 28.5. while
GW’s top scorers are next
Corky Devlin with 26.0 and Joe
Hoiuy n.7
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Stars yesterday at Los Angeles, fumbles a lateral from Y. A. Tittle (0) on the West’s 15-yard line in the first period. The ball
rolled to the 6, where End Norm Willey (SO, upper right) of Philadelphia recovered and ran for the East’s second touchdown.
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Coast Won't Televise
Barnes Unless NCAA
Adopts Regional Plan
By th* Aftociatvd Prtu
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17.
The Pacific Coast Conference
wants regional telecast* of foot
ball games—or nothing.
Athletic directors and .faculty
representatives of the nine con
ference schools bluntly an
nounced yesterday that unless
the National Collegiate Athletic
Association adopts a policy of
nationally controled regional
television, the PCC won’t permit
its teams to be televised next
fall.
The Big Ten as well as the
PCC opposed the “game of the
week" plan at the NCAA meet
ing. Both demanded regional
TV, with the Big Ten and Notre
Dame most outspoken. The Big
Ten also has threatened to bolt
the NCAA over TV.
Harvey Cassia, University of
Washington athletic director
and PCC representative on the
NCAA television committee, in
dicated chances of the NCAA
adopting such a program are
poor. He estimated opposition to
the plan is about five to one.
CasslU will present the PCC
proposal to the television com-
I mittee later this week in New
York.
The PCC would have the
NCAA drop its "game of the
week" policy and any other plan
that rules out regional TV. Oth
erwise, the PCC would exercise
its rights “to abstain from par
ticipation in any such television
program.”
Under the PCC plan, a school
would televise one home game
(blacked out in the immediate
area) and one away game. Also,
it would allow unlimited tele
vision of night games on Friday
and Saturday and national TV
of conference games after the
Saturday before Thanksgiving.
The PCC ends its conference
schedule on that Saturday each
year, but one or two members
usually play an intersectional
game later.
Buck Shaw Reported
In Line for Rams Job
ty It* AuociaNdfmi
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17.
Buck Shaw got a new football
yesterday after piloting the Wert
to a 26-19 victory over the East
In the Pro Bowl game, and there
were reports today that he might
get a new team—the Los Angeles
Rama—to coach in 1955. «
I I Shaw and Dan Reeves, prasi-
I dent of the Rams, said they had
talked Saturday, although Reeves
described the conversation as
"simply routine.” He added. “1
; talked with Shaw as I have with
II at least a down others.”
It was the first official con
-1 tact Shaw has had with the
' Rams’ front office, although hi*
name has been mentioned fre
> quently in connection with the
job vacated by Hampton Pool
’ after the 1954 aeaaen.
i; Shaw, fired by the San Fran
\ sisco Forty-Niners after his team
i failed to win the National Foot
! ball League title, anid
Iwas discussed about a contract
to hi* talk with Reeve*. »
Weill Says Marciano Will Test
NoseSoon;Getss3so,oooßid
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NEW YORK. Jan 17.—Heavy
weight Champion Rocky Mar
ciano will test his sore nose in a
private workout before Febru
ary 15, Manager A1 Weill said
today as he reported * receiving
another whopping offer for a
title fight.
Weill said he received a wire
this morning from Jimmy Mur
ray. San Francisco promoter,
offering the champion $350,000
to meet Don Cockell, of England,
in San Francisco’s Kezar Sta
dium in April or May in a bene
fit show.
“Rocky is working out at
Orossinger’s right now,” Weill
said. “Well test his nose in a
private two or three-round
workout. I’ll make a definite an
onuncement by February 15 on
whether he can fight.”
Marciano’s nose was split In
his eight-round knockout of
Ezzard Charles last September
17. He bears a reddish two-inch
scar on the nose.
“Murray said the fight out
there would draw from $760,000
to $1,000,000” Weill said. “Os
course this offer, and the others,
will have to clear through Jim
Norris (president of the Inter
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Glefner's 28 Points
Pace Big Brothers Win
Tommy Gletner rammed in 2$
points yesterday to top the
scorers in the Big Brothers
Basketball League games at
Jelleff’s Branch of the Boys
Club of Washington.
Gletner led the Big Brothers
team to a 59-44 win over" Boys
Club. Hoyt’s Flower Gallery team
had trouble hitting from the
floor but squeezed by Peacock
Restaurant, 30-26. Randy’s Res
taurant won its first game, 55-
52, over Variety Amusement,
thanks mostly to Scotty Cran
ston’s 22 point*.
Big Brothers and Hoyt’s lead
the standings with 2-0 record*,
followed by Boys Club and
Randy’*, both at 1-1, and Pea
cock and Variety, both 0-2.
Hockey at a Glance
By th* Associated Press
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS.
NATIONAL LEAGUE.
Detroit 3. Ne* York 0.
Boston 6, Montreal O.
Toronto 4. Chicago 2.
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
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Baltimore S, Washington 4.
New Haven 8. Worcester I. .
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(Continued From Page A-li.)
instead of the hero because of
a couple of fumbles early in the
game, played on a rain-swept
Arid to chilly, 52-degree tem
peratures. Ray Krause. 250-
pound Washingtonian who plays
tackle for the New York Giants,
grabbed a Tittle miscue early in
the first period and rambled 43
yard* to the West nine-yard line.
Three plays later, Graham passed
six yards to Halfback Ollie Mat
son of the Chicago Cardinals for
the touchdown. Gram’s only
successful extra point followed.
Willey Scares on Fumble.
Tittle fumbled again in his
own territory, but Grosa blew a
25-yard field goal try.
Defensive End Norm Willey of
the Philadelphia Eagles, scored
the East’s second touchdown
when he scooped up Joe Perry’s
fumble and dashed five yards to
the end zone.
The East's third and final
touchdown was scored toy End
Bones Taylor of the Redskins
on a 33-yard pass from Adrian
Burk of the Philadelphia Eagles
In the second period. But that
was the end of the line for the
squad coached by Jim Trimble
of the Eagles.
When Tittle finally wanned
up. he atoned for all of his mis
takes with a passing attack the
opposition was unable to stop.
The balding quarterback com
pleted 16 of 26 passes for 184
yards. He hit Wilson for one
touchdown and threw another
to End Harion Hill of the Chi
cago Bears on a 42-yard gainer.
With minutes remaining in the
first half. Tittle began hitting
Wilson and took the West 87
yards for its first touchdown.
Billy was good for gains of 11,
11, 25 and 14 yards, the last for
the touchdown.
Walker Kicks Field Goal.
Doak Walker of the Detroit
Lions, who kicked a 35-yard
field goal for the West’s first
three points, missed the conver
sion after Wilson’s spore, leav
ing the count at 19-9 at the
half. Walker added a 30-yard
field goal in the final quarter to
tie the score at 19-all. paving
the way for ultimate victory.
The winning touchdown came
on Perry’s 4-yard plunge, after
Torgeson’s 35-yard run with the
intercepted pass had put the
ball in scoring position.
The victory gave the West—a
6-point favorite going into the
game—a 3-2 edge in the series.
The East could not crack the
West’s defense on the ground
and ended with only 13 yards net.
rushing. The West had 119. The
leading ground gainers were both
Forty-Niners, John Henry John
son topping the list with 41, and
Perry—the league leader—with
36. Walker had 28.
The East got only 12 first
downs, only five in the last two
quarters.
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THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D. C.
MONDAY, JANUARY 17, lESS
TinyLewisAorHiwesternSti
bf 19205, and Wife Die in Fire
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind , Jan.
17.—Leiand (Tiny) Lewis. 47.
1 former football and track star at
; Northwestern, and his wife
Mary. 46. died yesterday in a
fire that swept their three-bed
room home here.
Fire officials said the btoK
apparently started when Lewis
fell asleep in a chair white
smoking.
Lews played prep football at
. Carlinville, HI., and went on to
. star at Northwestern, where he
. became an All Big Ten Fullback.
He led Northwestern to a
share in the 1926 Big Ten foot- i
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lev (Phifmdelphin. Taylor (Waobtat
tolQuarterbftcks—Graham (Clavolaod),
Left' halfbacks—MaUon (Card*). !
i Landry (New York), atflord (Now
York). Alban (Wathlncton).
Right halfbacka—Rote. (New York(,
Lattner (Pitwbureh). Lane (Card*),
Wells (Washington).
Pullbacks—Price (New York). Goode
(Washington).
WEST.
Left ends—HUl (Chicago Bears).
Boyd (Los Angeles), Marchettl ißaltt
more).
Left tackles—Creekmur. (Detroit) i
Donoven (Baltimore). Cara pells tßaa
Francisco).
Left guard*—Richter (Los An teles).
' Schmidt (Detroit), George (Boars).
Centero—McLaughlin (Los Annies).
Torgeson (Detroit).
Right guards—Putnam (Lea Angeles).
Banducet (San Francisco).
Right tackles—Bishop (Bears). Han
i ner (Green Bay), atkoff (Green Bay).
Right ends—Wilson (San PrancUco).
Sprinkle (Boats)
Quarterbacks —Tittle (Ban Francisco),
Van Brockjin (Loo Angeles). _
Left halfbacks—Johnson (San Fran
cisco), David (Detroit. Christiansen (Do
! (Detroit),
Cason (San Francisco). Quinlan (Los
Francisco).
Towlsr (Los Angeles).
!
Recreation Department,
Sets Golf Instructions |
The D. C. Recreation Depart- j
1 ment will open new golf lnstruc- j
5 tion classes for adult beginners!
tomorrow at the Roosevelt Rec
, reatlon Center, Thirteenth and
. Upshur streets N.W.
One group will meet from 6:30
; to 7:30 p. m. and another from
7:30 to 8:30 p. m-
Those who have golf clubs are
' invited to bring them. Clubs will
1 be furnished for others.
For further information calf
j the D. C. Recreation Department
1 office, Adams 4-2050, and ask for
■ the City-wide division.
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--» SINGAPORE —-Pterra. CotMmsws.^ll7,
Betel um. outpointed Lim Kee Chon.
! ■ 2as
** A-19
ball title and in 1925 kicked* a
field goal which beat Michigan,
3-2. at Soldier Field.
It was Michigan's only defeat
that year and the only time lb*
Wolverines were scored on.
In 1927. Lew is won the Big
Ten shotput championship. \
Fire officials said Lewis’ body
was %urned beyond raoognittdo
but that his wife suffered only
burns on the hands and appar
ently died of suffocation.
Lewis was an industrial engi
neer with Graver Tank Co., East
Chicago. Ind.
Survivors Include his fathfer,
Dr. J. L. Lewis of Carllnville, and
I a son who resides in Gary, Ind.
Cerda's Big Finish
Wins Panama Open
By the Associate* Press
PANAMA CITY, Jan. IT—
Birdies on each’ of the last two
hole* for a 69 and total of 273
gave Antonio Cerda of Argentina
the Panama Open golf Cham*
! pionship over a field dominated
by invaders from the United
States.
Roberto de Vicenzo. also of
Argentina, apparently had the
title won when he went into toe
final round yesterday leading by
'three strokes and reached to*
17th tee still two strokes up on
Arnold Palmer of Latrobe. Pa.,
and 3 up on Cerda.
But De Vicenzo blew himself
to a bogey on each of the last
two holes while Palmer had to
settle for pars. That left de
Vicenzo, twice winner of tos
title, and Palmer tied for second
with 2745.
John O'Donnell of Norfolk,
Va., finished 11th with 292 to
lead Middle Atlantic area com
petitors. Harold Oatman of Nor
folk had 293, Art Jones of EUi*
cott City. Md., 298, and Johnny
Bass. Baltimore. 299. ,
{ The leading scores Included:
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ptariey Harper Wl-fo-Tfi-T0—279
Herman Barron ? '-«r-71 -7.1—|5.7
Felice Tores 73-71-SS-7'i—2*4
Skip Alexander 73-tlB-74-74-4ss
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