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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - January 14, 1954, Florence, South CarolinaThursday morning january 14, 1054 the Florence morning news Florence s. Pages Howard. Enright speak at banquet doubleheader there Aren t Many bashful fishermen but n. A. Gaddy of Timmonsville is one of them. After he and his son l. L. Gad by had caught these beauties they would t pose with them for Aaron Kraft but the Timmonsville photographer would t come away without a picture of some kind. Largest of these Rockfish taken from the Santee Cooper Myers Landing hit the Scales at 16 pounds two ounces. Morning news photo Tiger jacket clubs meet tonight a banquet doubleheader. Draw no Florence county s Clemson sub to the pee Dee shrine club and the yellow jacket boosters club to the Florence country club s slated Here tonight at _ the Tiger rooters will have their favorite speaker in Clemson head coach Frank Howard to provide their entertainment while Rex in right head coach and athletic director at the University of South Carolina will address the Mcclenaghan High school supporters. All Clemson alumni Iota members and friends of Clemson ladies included Are invited to at tend the meeting at the pee Dee shrine club near the Florence air base. Tickets for the annual supper May still be purchased in Advance or obtained at the door. Advance tickets Are on Sale at Edwin tur Ner s Chicken Basket Barringer hardware by Ivan Coleman in Pamplico june Coleman at Lake City John Rose in Timmonsville my Joe Huggins at Johnson vice. In addition to his talk Howard will show the Clemso nites a movie on the Clemson Georgia tech game. Barb Cue will be the Mam dish. The jacket club will be open to members and a few guests. The members paid their banquet fee when they signed up prior to foot Ball season while guests will be admitted for the Price of the meal. The annual ceremony will be a treat for All varsity teams at me Clenaghan. Enright will make the main address before the gathering and is expected to show a film on one of the major bowl games of the past Jan. 1. The babe s Victory Over cancer voted As comeback of the year by John Chandler new York. Jan. 15 babe d Dickson ii Arias named great est woman athlete of the half Cen made the greatest come Back of 1953 a Sunc Seshul Battle against cancer. Tiie fabulous athlete who has Bren a he Adliner for More than 20 barely edged out Ted Wil slugging Boston outfielder for the comeback Hon or in the 23rd annual year end associated press poll. The babe her name is Mildred but she has been known As babe from received 25 first place votes three less than for Williams who came Back from Marine duly in Korea to resume his sparkling career on the Diamond. More second place support and gained a total of 120 Points on a 1-2-1 basis for first second and third votes against 116 Points for Williams. The sports world was shocked Jcu a red sox mrs. Zaharias however received chief of Al s quits ofter Long career Chicago. Jan. 13 h. Connolly retired today As the american league s Umpire in chief an Oziri Artinr career that spans the entire lifetime of the . And More. The retirement was announced by will liar ride. President. The Little irishman now 83. Was behind the plate the Day the Ameri can league played its first game i Cleveland and Chicago at the old White sox Park in 1901. Thereafter he called pm for More than 30 years on the various diamonds and became Tim Pire in chief in 1931. In this capacity he was responsible for the selection of umpires and for the Day to Day Quality of their work. He travelled constantly to keep an Eye on officials. Although Connolly is still in excellent health Many of his duties were assumed last summer by the Veteran Cal Hubbard. Who will have full charge of umpires Here after. Cd Molly. A widower makes his Khoiee with two daughters in . Mass. Where an interest in the rules and statistics of base Ball led him to Start his career As an arbiter in Small Semi pro leagues and in sandlot games. He was spotted at his chores one Day by Tim Hurst then a Well known National league Umpire and on Hurst s recommendation Wen a Job with the new England league in 1894. He moved tip to the National league in 1898 and with Connie Mack s backing went Over to the american league for its opening season in 1901. Baseball men say that As a Field Umpire Connolly was something of in oddity in that he gained the deep affection of Many of the play ers. Although considered a Tough disciplinarian when necessary he put in one stretch of 10 years with out tossing a player out of a game. One of those who did get the Bounce from Connolly was the late babe Ruth who rarely was ejected and Ruth never forgot it. Connolly recalls that Ruth a Man noted for his inability to re member even the names of team Kiri to mates who usually were him. Thereafter always greeted his disciplinarian with Hiya Tommy you old son of gun. Remember that Day you tossed me. Connolly saw the great players of the game come and go through More than half a Century but does t hesitate to name Tycobb As the greatest of them All. Cobb. Says Connolly could beat you so Many i Walter Johnson the big train of Washington Fame was the great est Pitcher the same has produced in the old Umpire s opinion and Harry Hooper of the Boston red sox. Had the finest throwing . Last april when doctors at Beau Mont. Where she lived most of her Early life determined that the babe had cancer of the lower rectum. An immediate operation was decided upon amid predictions that even though she was cured the babe was through As a Golf competitor. Some said she d never play Golf again others tempered this by saying the babe never again would play Golf of championship Caliper. The 1932 olympic games track Star who also starred in Basket Ball baseball softball and other sports had other ideas. She underwent an operation last ing More than four hours april 17, after which physicians said there was a possibility she might compete again if All went Well. On april 21 the babe walked around her Hospital room and 1c after the operation newsmen we re permitted to see her briefly my big desire is to get Well and i m going to get she said with determination. Mrs. Zaharias now 40 and who had been competing in sports since she was 17. Was talking about re turning to the Golf Trail May 7. On May 19 she was released from the Hospital 10 Days later doctors Gav her an Okay to play Golf again she played nine holes july 2, and Pafch wonders if coins want his services by Joe Reichler new York Jan. 13 Satche Paige baseball s oldest Pitcher said today he wants to pitch with Baltimore next season but i does t know whether the Oriole want him. I Haven t heard a thing from pm he said. No contract no nut Hin. I be heard they asked waivers on me but nobody on the club told me nut Hin the ageless right hander expressed Confidence he could stil pitch in the major leagues but said he would go Back to touring with n All Star team if the orioles added him his release. No minors for he vowed. They Don t pay you enough. It s be majors or Paige was a Surprise visitor Ere. He was invited by Abe sap Stein owner of the Harlem globetrotters to attend a Premier f go Man a movie depict no the trials and tribulations of be fabulous basketball team be Ore it attained National promo Paige was t anxious to talk Nuch about himself but expressed uprise at the news that Hobin Roberts the great Philadelphia Hillies right hander was offered a Cut in salary for 1954. He exclaimed Are they crazy Cuttin that Guy he s Only the Best Pitcher in baseball today. No question about that. How Many games diff he win 23? who won More if they Cut that by they got to Cut everybody else. Tell you what. That s Gonna upset the in lire Paige predicted Bright futures for a couple of Young pitchers of his own team Don Larsen and Bob Turley. Both boys Are he said they be got everything it take Bennett meets Standingdeer in Archery Golf bout today Florence country club professional Grant Bennett faces what this forefathers faced years and years ago today but this time the while Man will be at a decided disadvantage. Bennett who likes n lot of variety in his Golf will take on chief Standingdeer former head of the Cherokee Indian nation in a Benefit match this afternoon at at the Florence country club. But whereas the Bennett s of earlier Days used a Blunderbuss to compete with the indians the cur rent one will have Only a bag full of Golf clubs. The chief will of course carry his Bow and a quiver full of arrows. They won t shoot at each other intentionally but it be a Friendly game of Golf Archery. Ben Nett will keep track of his strokes tabulate while Standingdeer his shots. The game will otherwise be chief Standingdeer former head of the Cherokee in Dian nation will Stop beating his drum for the March of dimes Long enough today to try and pick up a Little Cash for himself when he takes on Grant Bennett in a Golf match that will pit the Indian style against the scotch. No admission will be charged for the exhibition but the chief will pass his plumed hat in an Effort to gain Money to defray expenses he has incurred while conducting his fight against polio in Florence this week. Morning news photo played according to Normal Golf rules except that instead of the cup the Indian will shoot at an Orange placed nearby on the Green. Bennett last night made the chief a Strong favorite by saying that he would have to shoot sever Al strokes below Par to have Chance against the Redskin. The acc pro has tackled but one Archer in his career and won that match. Bennett pointed out that fellow had never shot a Bow and Arrow. This is a chief i m playing tomorrow and i just Don t think i la have a Bennett was even More Irv pressed after learning something of chief Standingdeer s record. The Cherokee has played 2 j times and was beaten Only once by a fellow named Luce in the Ehica who will be using a 35-Pound test Bow estimates shots of As much As 250 Yards when they begin to play the Back nine holes of the acc layout. In his younger Days he s 74 now Standingdeer posted his rec Ord of 342 Yards. However his Pride is a shot he made several carded a one Over men s Par at the Tampa Fla Gol and country club she operates with her husband George Zaharias for Mer wrestler. On 9. The babe finished third behind Pally Berg and Louise Suggs in the world Golf championship at Tarn o Shanter in Chi Cago _ earned and proved she was on the Way Back. Now she plans to compete in All the ladies professional Golf association tournaments this year say ing she never Felt better in her life. Sell Mound Ace Dixon to phils to make Fine pitchers. Personally i like Larsen better. That s _ be he s just As Good a Hitte As he is a Pitcher i go for the hitters. That s because i was ways a pretty Good hitter my Sain still out Walnut Ridge Ark. Jan. 13 Sain a 14-game Winner with the new York Yankees last season said today the club had notified him they were sending him a new contract but that he would stick by his decision to retire. I m Happy with my Deal Here and i m going to stay Here and sell Sain told the associated press. Philadelphia Jan. 13 w rhe Philadelphia Phillies today purchased Pitcher Murry Dickson the Pittsburgh pirates for fielder Jack Lohrke Pitcher Andy Nansen and s80.000 in Cash. Bob Carpenter president of the Hillies announced the acquisition f the 37-year old right Bander at press conference in the club of ice. Carpenter Long has coveted pirate Pitcher but previously and been unsuccessful in prying in Loose from Pittsburgh general Lanager Branch Rickey. Rickey had been trying to acquire several of the younger Phil ies in a Dickson Deal but Carpener countered with several of his reserves and Cash. The Phillies owner finally swung the Deal apparently because of the Pittsburgh need for Cash. Rickey recently Wai refused More working capital of pirates operations by club Cru Tives. The Deal was the second by pirates transaction in the past be weeks. They recently traded Dan Vears ago on a 165-Yard Hole. The chief could t see the Green but shot straight up and had his Arrow land two inches from the Orange. The former president has Beer in Florence All week making a tour of the City and county schools in an Effort to raise funds for the March of dimes. To Date he has received nothing for himself. Today after the match a Hai will be passed in an Effort to help the chief pay his expenses for his trip Here. The Public is invited. Dog fight play ought at acc that Teeth chattering weather held dogfight mum at the action to Florence a mini country Selvy leads five All state repeaters in College caging Frank Selvy shown above Wilh Forman coed Bonnie Casey not Only ranks Well in South Carolina but. Is drawing pm Nell on from All Over lha world. The 6-4 Paladin Star from Corbin ky., is leading the nation s scorers with belter than Points nor flame. A second learn All America Choice last year Solvy rooms a Tinch to got enough Voles for the first string this Mason in his most re con Outing cored 40 Points atoms Taki. By Del Booth Columbia s. C., Jan. 13 exactly five holdovers Are on the state College basketball scene this year from last season s 1953 All South Carolina Honor Cage squad. Only one Man each from the first and second teams still Are around while three men from the third team Are playing again this Vear. The no. 1 Holdover is Furman e fabulous Frank the Selvy from Corbin ky., honorary Captain of last year s All slate by virtue of getting the most votes in an associated press poll of All the site College coaches and All state daily newspaper sports editors. Selvy has been firing them in at a 37.9 Pace this season Oulu Points better than his average last year despite playing on a losing team. The g-4 senior Suard has been playing recently with in injured hand but it does t seem to have Hurt his accuracy. The second ranked Holdover is Lupin Jne Smith. University of South Carolina Forward who is one of the few outstanding basketball players now Active in slate College circles who is i Homegrown product. The Inman Junior is Only 0-3, but has no trouble even five or six inches taller. He is an expert Reb Nunder. Smith is Nii Iner up it Selvy in total Points scored among stale players. The Trio from last season s Ellurd All state is made up of Little Thompson of i Resli Terian. de Delanko of Newberry and Foi Ward Ralph Moore of . Thompson is in. 3 in i cur rent state scorers lifting a i e Blanko is no. 9. When the sports writers an coaches Vole for the 19m icam next month they will have a wide Field from which to choose. Many relative newcomers Haven t pc had time in the Young season to Stablish their abilities. Others Al ready Are showing leadership Romise. Among these latter Are Clemson Juard Ames Wells Erskine Center ick Whaley Charleston guard Ken Godfrey Furman Forward Fred Era Levi Wofford guard Harry Wai Ace and Newberry s flashy new Comer Forward Center Paul Cone Vii handles himself on the court Ionut As Well As any player in the state can shoot quickly from any Ingle and with accuracy. Pc tops Newberry Newberry. S.c., Jan. 33 presbyterian College s High Hying team swamped new Jerry 93-50. In a Little four con test Here tonight. Alternating two Presby Terian ran off to a 51-16 Lead by half Lime. The losers were a Noble to find the Basket until the last two quarters when they dropped in 34 Points. Simmons in holdout ranks of Whiz kids Philadelphia. Jan. 13 w Simmons the fireball in Southpaw. Today added his no t he Cirous greeting the 1954 con act offers of president Bob car Center of the Philadelphia Phillies Simmons his next door neighbor Robin Roberts and teammate Richie Ashburn and Smoky Bur Ess All have returned unsigned lately refused a Cut while Ash contracts to Carpenter. Robert urn Burgess and Simmons Al Ernandez More of that Green Tuff. The 24-year-old Simmons said Oday he told owner Carpenter tha e needed More than last year s Alary to keep the fire warm in is new ranch House in suburban Meadowbrook. The Phillies Are be eved to have paid the left hande i the Vicinity of s17.500. I was offered the same con act i signed last year and hink i m entitled to a sait Simmons. He pointed out that 195" is his second Best season of Ames won. Simmons won 1c Anc Ost 13, despite losing almost a North when he caught his foot in Lawn Mower and had part of big toe amputated. Brooklyn. Jan. 13 ill Short top Pec wee Reese Brooklyn Captain who turned Down a chant o be player manager of the club became the first dodger to Ayrc n terms for 1954 today. He Okay i he offer in a Telephone Ron versa m with vice president e. J Bavasi. Terms were not announced. I Vas reported Reese received Abou last year. The club i nit say whether he was Given a a crease or the same salary. Reese s contract with the agree Erms was placed in the mail to Lay. Other Brooklyn contract Lave not been sent. Ii. 0. Worrell drive in liquor store 900 k. Cd cars St. Formerly 104 r. Durga a wanted to buy Small loan office in florf.ncf., s. Rall g and g management corp. 41s k. Trade n. C y o Connell to Milwaukee for five Ayers and an tin announced bundle Cash. O Connell was considered lie top Young player on the pills urge squad. Carpenter completed the Deal in be midst of a barrage of returned signed contracts. In the past two nys the Phillies owner has re lived unsigned pacts with notes f dissatisfaction from pitchers Obin Roberts Curt Simmons out elders Richie Ashburn Jackie Layo and Clyde Shell. And catch r Smoky Burgess. All asked for lore Money with Roberts Partick irly vehement in refusing to take Cut. Rickey also announced he had conditionally sold right hand Pitcher de Wolfe to new Orleans of the Southern association. Church Cage clashes off two sunday school Basket Ball league fames scheduled for tonight in the Myca gym have been North one it was announced last Naglit. Bill Jeffers former y ath Letic director now director for the City recreation department said that the Raines were being postponed because of two ban duets a Cine uld in Florence to night. A new Date for the games will be announced later. St. Anthonys was to have played first Baptist in one of the frames while Grace and presbyterian were to have met in the other. Club yesterday but two foursomes were Brave enough to give it a try. A foursome comprised of or Edwin Allen Maitland Chase John Scott and Jack Oulla won the Battle with a minus 12. Chase posted Low score of 83, Fps owed by Allen with 86, while Scott had a 92 and Oulla a 93. The other of or. Julian Way or. Marvin Reynolds Walter Hewitt and pro Grant a minus 18. Johnny Kilbane held the Feather title for More than 11 years. A won it feb. 22, 1912 and lost 1923. Housework easy without nagging backache Naurine of p p and entity task and be due to do not kidney . Doctor Rood in Netlon is important to . m str cab and Strain causes tills important function Bine backache feel miserable minor bind. Sir Irr Mullims due to Eold or Wrons diet maj Wiuf Kcf your kidney it these Condu bother you. Try Dnan i Lur tic used by millions of. Over 60 it s amazing How Many times Relief from there Discoid. Kidney tube and Fil flush out waste. Get pills today there s Vernon returns Nat contract sans signature Washington Jan. 13 up Mickey Vernon the american league s leading hitter of 3953, today returned his contract unsigned to the Washington senators. He said he considered the offer Vernon and two other senators third baseman Eddie Yost and out fielder Gil Coan. Thus joined a growing list of major leagues who have walked at salary terms for the 1954 season. Reached at his Home in Swarth More Vernon told the Washington Star he was very disappointed in his contract. Asked if he and the huh were far apart on terms Vernon re plied Man. And Clark Griffith owner of the senators said he s always disappointed. I offered him a Nice indications were that the Sena tors offered to boost Vernon s Sal Ary from s18.500 to which is what Mickey made in 1951 after having been Cut from the previous year. Vernon figured he was Worth a lot More to the senators this year after his great 1953 Campaign Dur ing which he led the league in hit Ting with .337, and finished second to Al Rosen in runs batted in with 115. Coan protested at taking a Sal Ary Cut. He broke an ankle in Spring training and was out with injuries much of last season. Yost who boosted his batting average 39 Points to .272 last sea son protested not getting a raise. He was Washington s highest paid player last j ear when he received s20.000. He reportedly was offered i contract with the same terms As ast season. 1o enjoy today s Best buy in travel Jim Corbett was the first heavy weight Champion who started his boxing career As an Amateur for Sale Stock and fixtures of grocery and Market now doing a Good business in thriving tobacco Market town. Ideal spot Tor Small super Market. Will give Long lease on building 30 x65 which can be enlarged to 50 x65 by removing partitions. Must sell. 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