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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - January 27, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeKingsport times wednesday Jan. 27, 19541 world series to and radio Cash to Aid players to rights would bring in three million by 1957 new York the lawyer for big league ballplayers says if his clients can snare two thirds of the world series Tele vision and radio Money after a contract is negotiated in that they might look for new 1956 Ward to a monthly pension to s400 at the age of 50. Of Donovan says Kentucky will abide by any East Tennessee Mcaa Rule cats Hopes seem. Wrecked Golden glovers to mix tonight Lexington by. Ken-1 lines for Over emphasizing Bas-1 questioned players Tucky was ready today to Bow netball apparently has had the Vic p. Schmidt chairman the players and their lawyer j. Norman Lewis believe that starting in 1957, television rights to the annual playoff will be Worth at least three million Dol Lars maybe five million As compared to the currently being received under a contract signed by the game s previous commissioner a b. Happy Chandler. At present this Money is being ladled into a so called Central from this commissioner Ford Frick administers the player pension setup which guarantees 10-year men monthly at 50. And runs his office among other things. Some years he can hardly save a cent. He has just issued a seven year look at the Central fund s books to prove it. Even though the players through their lawyer now claim that no one said anything to them about this arrangement when it was first put into Tion under Chandler there was never any indication that they did t like it until just lately. Not. In fact until they began hearing stories about to Money in Job lots of millions. Ii has gotten to the athletes that by 1957 it will be possible to finance their pension Der the present approximately a year As compared to the it Cost in 1953. This they explain is be cause sufficient Money will be paid in by then to take care of the Many players who retired shortly after the fund was inaugurated and who though eligible for its benefits made but scant payments toward its up keep. In other words the terrific to the Rule that could wreck its National basketball Champion ship dreams. The Rule which outlaws Grad uate students in the Mcaa play offs is expected to Rob the nation s no. 1 team of its Sterling one two three scoring punch of Cliff Hagan Frank Ramsey and Lou Tsioropoulos. Tsioropoulos has completed his Bachelor s degree work. Hagan an All America Center and Ramsey expect to receive theirs before the Mcaa eliminations. Or. H. L. Donovan University president vowed last night the school will abide by the Rule and any other he also said any attempt to have Hagan and Ramsey with draw from a course or two to de Lay their eligibility for degrees would be considered ill and door to its comeback National in its face. Or. Donovan and others at Kentucky admit the school was tripped up by a Rule in its own Southeastern conference which permits graduate students to participate in varsity sports. In the Sec the Atlantic coast and the Southern conferences a varsity athlete can play four years within five years. All other major conferences have regulations conforming with the Mcaa s which prohibit Post graduate students from taking part in varsity athletics. Kentucky s next or. Donovan said will be up to the school s athletic Board predominated by faculty members if the school should qualify for the Mcaa by winning the Sec title of that committee and commissioner of the Pacific coast Confer Hagan s understudy who was sidelined by a Chest ailment dec. 18, shot goals for 15 minutes. The 6-6 hopeful plans to step up ence said last night he could t the Tempo of his workouts the comment on the Kentucky Casel j until the committee is asked for a ruling and Civen facts on the Case. However he quoted an Mcaa Rule that specifies no student who has received his Bachelor s degree is eligible for Competition in any event sponsored by the except in Mcaa events which May follow graduation but take place before the beginning of a semester or Quarter following the student s Grad a Little Sunshine broke through the Kentucky Clouds yesterday when two of its re s Erve hopefuls returned to the practice floor. Although setting a fast Pace All season the wild he said the Board most Bench has been crippled next few Days. Willie Rouse a Topflight Junior guard out All season because of a knee operation also shot a few goals. But Hugh Coy a Sophomore Forward who might replace Tsioropoulos was held out until another physical checkup next week. Kentucky is undecided whether it might try for the National Crown without Hagan Ramsey and Tsioropoulos. It must first win a claim to the Southeastern title and seems headed toward a tie with Louisiana state a Strong rival that is not on its schedule. If both go through their 14 conference games unbeaten commissioner Bernie Moore will choose a Neutral floor for a playoff to de so Kentucky coming Back will ask the Mcaa s eligibility i by injuries to key reserves. _ Strong after a year on the Side committee for a ruling on the i Jerry Bird a Sophomore and Termine the Champ. By the television Money will have been eased. So now. The players want to know what is going to become of All that Lovely world series greenery especially after ail the big networks and All the big manufacturers of razor Blades and Beer get through fighting each other for the privilege of paying the most to sponsor the classic nationally not Only do the players feel that a 2-1 division of the spoils would be about right with their heavier end going directly into the pension Funo but they also wish to share with commissioner Frick the task of deciding be tween the bidders. He prefers on the other hand to go it alone. Ray Vilmer Bill canny twist grips with Kowalski Keene tonight around 55 years of wrestling experience will be represented at the civic auditorium tonight when a popular tag team match Heads the festivities slated to open at 8 o clock. Ray Vilmer the South s top heavyweight fighter and currently King of his division teams up with local favorite wild Bill canny to take on Karl Kowalski and Charlie Keene in a 90-minute time limit affair. Canny is replacing Roy Welch who can t be Here for business reasons. Wild Bill has been in the wrestling game for around 15 years and was a professional Boxer before Vilmer who weighs in at 227, has been in the mat game for 16 years and is currently rated no. 4 in the National heavyweight division. The opposition does t have As much experience but is rated on Par with the favourites. Keene won the National aau Middle weight mat Crown in 1936 and turned pro the same year. Kowalski has been fighting pro for seven years. He s Only 39 years old and took up wrestling while at Marquette. He combined pro football and wrestling for three years before completely turning to the pro ring. Kowalski is currently making a determined bid for Vilmer s prize heavyweight Belt and a initial Burden which Vas borne win tonight would be a Strong talking Point. He meets the Champ in one of the 30-minute preliminaries and will be shoot ing the works. Canny collides with Keene in the first one fall preliminary. Pound wins two from East Stone East Stone Gap wildcats knocked off East Stone. 44-32, Here tuesday night in a District Viii Battle. Roy Mullins led the winning attack with 12 Points. Baker and Morris added 11 and 10, respectively. Bob Hamilton hooped in 11 for East Stone. The Pound girls made it a clean sweep with a 98-62 Deci Sion in the opener. Round 11 i is. Mullins. 12 p stain Sci. 7 a b. Morris. 10 c Baker. U g Brenham 5 g subs Pound none. 1, Anderson 3, Dixon Stone c. Morr a r , 2 Slanoc. 2 Gambach 4 Hamilton 11 East Kingsport Bristol Betsy Johnson City teams in tournament Johnson City up per East Tennessee Golden gloves tournament will get underway Here tonight at 8 o clock. The Kin sport Golden gloves team will be featured on the Wuhl to sports pro Gram tonight beginning at o clock. The action will be at the recreation building on legion Street. Weigh in for novices will be held at ., with the gloves weigh in set for 5-. Fighters will be matched directly after the weigh in is completed. Fighters from several cities in upper East Tennessee Are expected to enter with Elizabeth ton Johnson City Bristol and Kings prot Likely to Send the larg est number to the annual event. Elizabethton has been installed As a slight favorite to take the j team trophy with Johnson City rated the strongest contender Bristol and Kingsport will Send More fighters to the tourney this year than they Ever have with Dii the prospects that the Tournai St. Louis cards sign first negro to a contract redbirds Purchase first baseman from san Diego club game five tops St. Paul into a Bill by Bill Perry special correspondent Gate City a. Maker High s Blue devils notched their second win of the sea son Here tuesday night by edging out St. Paul 36-34, on a desperation heave by Paul Temple ton. The game which had been knotted seven times St. Louis St. Was deadlocked at 34-All when Louis cardinals have their first the Gate City Forward let Fly a negro player under contract to Long shot from the half line Day. The game ending Buzzer sounded when the Ball was still in the air and when it hit the Bottom Ray Vilmer Here tonight be obtained at Palace newsstand Reserve seat tickets can still with no Advance in prices. Nidiffer scores 31 a Elizabethton defeats Bristol Bluff City cagers score Victory Over Holsto High 83-63 Bluff City Tenn. Slon Institute and Bluff City put on two quarters of 75ers, twisting joke easy wins building 75 and twisting had Little trouble notching wins in the Terc girl s league tuesday night. The 75ers rolled by Mason Dixon 46-29, behind Trula Bing i Ham s 29-Point output. Gilbert Ezzard Charles former heavy weight Champion had 42 Ama Hill girls eur fights and won them All. Nary. Double Cage Bill slated tonight for March of dimes Blountville spa an other polio Benefit Cage Bill will be offered Here tonight when the ladies teams of Gunnings and Central Heights tangle in the feature attraction. The Gunnings sex Tette Defeated Blountville saturday night and Central Heights Defeated Walnut Hill this week in Benefit Bills. The Blountville and Walnut gloves in upper East Tennessee Battle in a prelim i Howard Johnson director of the Park and recreation Board of the net Gate City had picked up its second win of the season. Ford Quillen led the winning attack with 12 Points and Jim Davis added 10. Tom Fletcher s nine Point output was tops for the losers. The Gate City girls sporting one of the highest scorers in the nation romped by the St. Paul lassies 85-46, in the opener. Bettyjo Templeton Shoema Ker s female Bevo outscored the deacons herself netting 59 Points to maintain her 50-plus per game average. Sue Reynolds tallied 29 for the losers. He is Thomas e. Alston six foot first baseman who inc red Birds purchased from san Diego of the Pacific coast league for More than in Cash and four players. The 24-year-old in live of Greensboro n. A. Who hit .297 with the san Diego padres 1953, was personally signed cur Cini Templeton i q Jillyn. 12 Nickels 0 f p c g g is. I Hanks i Salyer. 1 Small arc 5 checks. 5 hit to ult by uj1vj ment will draw More area sponsors the tourney is est than Ever before. Plans Are underway to seat from to fight fans for the three night tourney which winds up with the finals Friday night. William a. Bill Pike of Elizabethton is commissioner of Gold in his 3954 Cardinal contract by president August a. Busch jr., in los Angeles last night shortly after his Purchase was completed. Terms of his contract were not disclosed but they Are believed to be in excess of the minimum for major league rookies. Alston who started in organized baseball in Only 1952 with Porterville calif., in the class c Southwest International league the first negro on the Cardinal roster but the 14th in the red Bird organization. The first outfielder Len Tucker was signed by Busch several months after he bought the cardinals a year ago. Subsequently 12 minor leagues were added. In addition to the Cash the cardinals agreed to give san Diego Pitcher Eddie Era ult from their own roster first baseman Dick sister from Columbus of the american association and Ted Kluszewski of the Redlegs two other players still unnamed hit 23 homers at Crosley Field the transaction yesterday end in 1953. This is the most Ever de five weeks of negotiations hit there in a single season by a started by Cardinal minor league Gale hours 2. Mccann Richmond is. Paul Hull 4. Cooper. Score by quarters Gate City 1 8-34 officials Tom Campbl land Kyle. Pen a. A. U. Registrar. Both Pike and Johnson concurred in the belief that this year s tourney should be the Best National league Batter. Chief Joe Mathes. Grizzlies ahead 46-38, then slowed Down somewhat As the Home club went ahead to win an important upper lakes con Ference Battle 83-63. Holston despite the fact it played a terrific game most of the Way led Only 2-0 Bristol Nidiffer on Don Doran s set then 4-2 on big Elizabethton Forward dropped 31 Points through the nets to Lead his Cyclone team mates to a hard fought 67-63 Vic tory Over Bristol s Tennessee High Here tuesday night and a capacity crowd of screaming fans saw the Vikings lose their bid to sew up the runner up spot in the big five conference race. Jumping off to an Early first period Lead 17-13, the cyclones completely outplayed coach g. B. Pierce s club during the first half. Elizabethton held a 34-27 a rebound by Doran after Billy Mckinney of Bluff City had connected with a jump shot. Bob Stacy connecting Well on a jump and twist shot led the Bluff City attack with 21 Points but his four starting teammates All hit in the double figures. Bob Harmon and Mckinney contributed 17 each. Tommy Wright kept in the game during the first half that is As twisting breezed by hoc 45 16, in the other game. Russia track team May race in u. S. New York ins russian athletes May compete in the United states this Winter for the first time in history. The Amateur athletic Union revealed today that soviet rus Sia has indicated it would like to Send a team of 15 indoor track stars to compete against american athletes and that the styled to be copied for to potting from the outside to do entries in considerable harm to Bluff soviets have As late As about Holston March 20 to do so. The closing Date for the last meet of the City s defense. He finished the Stacy 21 Malone 12 Mckinney 17 Bluff City Holston subs fat. F f c g g halftime margin but were in night with 20 Points Able to continue at their rapid j a intr City Pace during the third stanza. Bristol tallied 17 Points to Betsy s 14 in this Canto and Cut the Cyclone Lead to four Points 48-44, As the Quarter ended. Helton picked up 18 Points to Pace the losing Bristol Quint and was closely followed by Southpaw Forward Lester Delp with 17. Holt inn Douglas 7 Doran 13 Wagner 11 Wright. 20 Paul cotes Al 20-83 indoor season to be held March 27 in Chicago. Aau Secretary treasurer Dan Ferris said he hoped however that the soviets would decide to come in time to compete in the National aau championships in new York on feb. 20. Deadline for entries in that meet is feb. Kellzi Pelhum Nodi Ter 31 Curtis 6 Herri 11 Garrison 7 Sumerly 6 Elizabethton Bristol subs Elizab Caton Mccall 6, 80n. 7. Bush. Bristol Delp 17 Barr 9 brooms 6 Helton 18 Dally 6 14 18-67 17 19-63 Thomp Stop taking harsh drugs for constipation avoid intestinal upset get Relief this gentle vegetable laxative Way for constipation Nierri take harsh drugs. They cause brutal cramps and griping disrupt Normal Bowel action make repeated doses seem needed. When you arc temporarily constipated be turf salts without harsh drugs. Take or. Caldwell s Senna laxative contained in syrup pepsin. The extract of Senna in or. 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It is lower and longer in Silhouette More modern and Graceful in its body lines and with greater majesty and dignity in every detail. Beyond question it is destined to influence the design of motor cars for years to come. Matching this greater exterior Beauty Are Cadillac s luxurious new generously proportioned and More beautifully appointed than Ever before and executed in a dazzling array of gorgeous new fabrics and leathers. And what is even More remarkable this wonderful new Cadillac is As thrilling to drive As it is to see a great new 230-horsepower engine has added new Power and responsiveness. A vastly improved Hydra Matic drive provides even greater smoothness and flexibility. Advanced Cadillac Power steering now Standard equipment on every Model brings with it a whole new concept of steering and handling ease. And new Cadillac Power has introduced wonderful new motoring safety and convenience. 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