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Six-Day-Week Ball For Tan American League In ’59
Hampton’s Trader Top Individual Scorer
In The CIAA; Pirates Team Offense Leaders
DURHAM - iCIAA News Ser
vice) Hampton’s Nat Trader top
ucd the CIAAs individual scoring
ace In the season's first release of
conference basketball statistics an
BOOK LEARNING Gene “Ace” Armstrong, promising middlea.«•: .ht hover, iv.es over the VBr
with his wife and thc-ir two youngsters at the home in Elizabeth, N ,f. The hi Is are a ' 1 , and Pa
mela, 5, Armstrong undefeated in 15 bouts »« a pro, met Eddie Dixon, the policeman pe Hist in a
10-ronndder at Madison Squat* Garden on January 11, tl'PI PHOTO),
Harlem Globetrotters To Play
SRO During San Francises Same
SAN FRANCISCO (A NT*}
One of the greatest receptions in
professional basketball history will
b# tendered the Harlem Globe
trotters when they arrive here tc '
display their cage magic, ' tn. 23rd, i
Advance ticket sales the his- j
ioric Cow Palace assure the Globe
Panthers Beat Langston For
2nd Straight Bowl Victory
HOUSTON, Tex. (ANPI
Looking sluggish in the first half,
the Panthers of Prairie View Col
lege spotted Langston University
Lions a half-time lead but came
back strong to win, 34-8, in the
30th Prairie View Bowl game be
fore ft large crowd in Jeppeusen
gossip of the movie lots
H f.irj iVWOOD'-—lf I didn’t wish
lens a Happy New Year, In this,
the first,.,iperisage to you of the
year 185& even though the whisties
stopped blowing two weeks ago,
you might think l was very un
mindful of the past 365 days we
have spent so happily chatting o
ver this, and that and the other In
' Gossip Os Th.; Movie. Lots." So
clasping bunds across the moun
tains here's the best of all for you j
in the days ahead.
What an eventful year, 1958 has
been, the greatest in the history of
the world For our race our thea
trical. art has ris; n to its highest;
our civil rights status ha# made
its greatest battle; we have ad
vanced in everything but the scien
ces, and hid fair to do so In these
fields, r.otv that our eyes art' bet
tor opened, by the prejudice-driven
knowledge, that we must keep up
with the swiftly moving world of
science, and not depend on help
from the opposite race.
Agenda for the current year—To
turn out more great actors, singers,
painters, athletes, teachers, travel
’Thanks to Don Brown far-famed
Courier columnist who !: si week
wrote in the west coast edition
that "Yours Modestly," deserved,
to be named “Dean Os West Coast
Writers.” He went on to mention
the fact that I had been the means
>! getting a number of personages, .
mw in the rational or world lime
ip, ht. I ,'.rri /.'lad to bo riven the.
milt, ajid since-a number have
ailed since the -article came out
skint ne names of the person- s
wJiidT Lave had an op! or- ■
jf ilty to aid. encourage, cr even I
nounced by the CIAA New? Scr- ’
vice today. The 0-2 junior from !
Baltimore, Md., has dropped in 160 j
points for an average of 25.7 per
tilt, In seven games this season I
, trotters s uell-out, standing-room ,
j only crowd. The capacity audience j
iis tn keeping with past Trotter <
| appearance* in this sector,
j Sari Francisco fans virtual'ly a- I
j dopted Abe Sapcrstein's amazing ;
| quintet some fifteen years ago and |
j Trailing at the half. 8-6. the nat- i
! tonal Negro collegiate champions
j hit with consecutive thrusts to soon
wrap up the contest.
Panther halfback Archie
Seals opened the scoring mid
way in the first period when
j he Intercepted a Lion pass ami
i relumed at 79 yards to score...
train, I will get a friend of mine
to do the research, and Interview
them for you.
Meanwhile, t am proud at
having suggested to Harry SL
Boykin, then in 1941 making
low-budget, all-colored east
pictures that he secure the
then 16-year-okt Dorothy Dan
dridge to costa r in "Four Shall
Die"; looked after the welfare
of Lena Horae when she ar
rived here from stage show
retirement In Pittsburgh, to <o
slar with Ralph Cooper in
“The Duke Is Tops,”—Cheered
and encouraged Juanita Moore,
when she was h timid, Inex
perienced chorus girl in Ear!
Dancers' "Lucky Day.”
Employed Nellie LuU’her to play
and sing on the stage of the Bill
Robinson Theatre, then “The Tivoli
Theater,” back in the “thirties.”—
Aided Spencer Williams of the A
mos and Andy program, while he
was producing at Christie Studios,
etc., etc. These and the others I
took pleasure in aiding during
World War 11, staffing ITSO shows
with our “Little Theatre" "Hidden
Talent Players,” was service ren
dered that 1 thoroughly enjoyed,
and I do believe most of them have
not forgotten those days of what
seems row “long ago.”
But 1959 Is already rolling along,
so to come to a quick close here
are a batch of last minute bulletins
that: have just fallen on the desk,
“HILLS or HOME” TO BE
FILMED BY MO At
"The Hills of Horne.” r,rig§>Hl
rtorv by Erick Moll, has been pur
elm -ed by MCM and will be I
brought to the screen by Producer i
| the lanky Pirate eager connected i
I on 74 field goals end 32 shots from |
| the free throw line,
Prank Entry's Pirates with
I thre< high scorers in Trader, I
i their enthusiasm lor the team has j
> Wilt (The Stilt' Chamberlain j
’ the fabulous ex-Kansas University |
| immortal, will bo making his first j
| appearance as a professional here \
| at that. time.
The Southwchtwjj Conference
j leading scorer, Seals was voted
j the game s ‘'most outstanding
player” by sportswriter* cov
| tring the contest/
( Langston's score came when
| Donald Snuth Intercepted a pass in
| the second quarter and raced 26
j yards to paydirt Smith passed to
1 Charles Smith for the two-point
convei sion that temporarily moved
the Lions out in front.
Trie victory marked COtluh Hilly
Nick# 1 second bow! game win
within a month. The Panthers
defeated Florida A&M University
in the Orange Bowl, Dec. 13.
The Panthers’ record for 1953 is
30-0-1. An early season tie with
Joekso# College marred an other
wise perfect season.
Julian Biuusteln. Moll, author of
“Seidinan and Son,” will write the
I screen play for the forthcoming
| dramatic story,
1 Producer W. Leo Wilder will
l leave the first week of January
i tor the Far East to scout locations
! for use In the filming of "The Ad
ventures of Marco Polo” series for
Interstate Television Corporation
an well as two features films for
its parent company, Allied Artists.
At a time of year when Holly
wood is usually in the doldrums,
th«f biggest movie set since “Ben-
ITur” is rising at the Mctro-God
wyn -Mayor Stud id for Irwin Al
len's Technicolor and Cinemascope
production, ‘The Big Cirrus." The
film rolls Monday for Allied Ar
Covering 1 R acre#, it !* by far
the largest circus set ever built ir.
Hollywood, It comprises six major
size circus tents and another half
dozen small ones having a grand
total of 120,000 yards of gnily
painted canvas, with 40 clrcua wag
ons, eight animal cages, and two
railroad cars spotted about the re
mainder of the area.
Mr and Mrs. James B Kearney
and. Mr. and Mrs. S. W, Perry.
It Pays To
William Ward, and Harold
Watson, are the Soup's No, l
offensive team, scoring at a
clip of 79.8 points per game.
With a trio of pointmakers a
moiig conference leaders, the
Pirates have scored 559 tallies
in 7 games.
Clifford Noble of Delaware State
s leading the pack in field goal
accuracy. In 5 lilts the Delaware
guard connected on 25 of 45 at
tempts from the floor for a 55.6 per
cent. Noble is closely followed by
NCC's Cal Alexander who has hit
i on 35 of 67 for a 52 2 per cent ae
In the free throw department,
the Hornets’ Charles Jones paces
i the field with a striking 90 per
| cent accuracy, connecting on 2?
! of 30 shots from the charity lane.
! A & T’s Joe Cotton is runner-up
! with an 83.3 per cent, finding the
j range on 35 of 52 free tosses,
i In the rebounds race, Elizabeth
I City’s Henry Fields and A & T’s
i Charley Harrison are tied for the
loop icad. Both are closely pursued
by NCC's Carlton Bel. Fieds and
Harrison are averaging ?! re
bounds per game. Bel has grab
bed rebounds ut. a 20.2 chip.
Fields mopped the boards for
165 rebounds in 8 contests,
while Harrison grabbed 136
halts in 8 lilts Kell pulled in
162 rebounds in 8 encounters
'I railer scored more points in
a single game this season than
any other player in the loop,
On two occasions, the Hampton
hotshot went over the 39 point
mark; his best was 38 points
scored against Shaw. Earlier,
Trader scored 37 points against
! SI. Paul’s. J
i Defensively. th» A & T Agglps
| yielded the fewest points against
| cago opponents. The Aggie? allow
-1 <>d only 3RD point,? in ft games for
St. tr>w of fino nor tilt
j Tom H t’s Howard University
| Blsons top the CIAA in field goal i
! percentage, connecting on 197 of ]
! :c>7 attempts from the floor, for an j
j accuracy of 53 per cent
Cal Irvin’s Aggies pace Ihe free j
I throw leaders, making good on 70 3 :
1 vr cent of t.hoir tosses. In 6
•vms the Aggies haw found the ;
from * e charity lane or, 95 !
of 135 attempts,
| Welterweight Gil Turner has
launched on a career similar to
I (hat of former heavyweight box-
I ing champ Jersey Joe Walcott.
Turner announced this wet k
j that he will v.'ork with the newly
formed Youth Conservation Com
!■ mission which begin activity here
in February. Readily admitting
1 that he had a few scrapes with the
Saw during his boyhood, Turner
; wrote Mayor Richardson Oilworth:
1 want to help kids stay out of
Gil has already conferred with
Welfare Commissioner Randolph
Wise on the matter of his duties
He’ll start out by riding around
■■ ith juvenile police officers to see
first hand what some of the prob
Turner hopes to start a junior
| police force in his neighborhood, i
Tar Hi'-el farm commodities must j
b< capable of competing in the na- j
ic-nwide distribution system.
Recent US DA statistics show ;
that North Carolina has moved j
to sixth place in the value of crops j
Off-farm Income now accounts |
for about one-third of farmers’ j
total net Income, reports the U. S. i
Department of Agriculture *
GETTING IN SHAPE Centcrfieldcr Willie Mays of the Sen Francisco Giants, pulls a lit!le weight
at the YMCA, 135th Street anti Seventh Avenue, New York City recently, during a visit to the city.
Willie is shaping up for the 1959 baseball season, which opens early in April, (UPI PHOTO). i
LEAPING FOR REBOUND —■ Leaping for a rebound are lowa’s f’l-.ivnc- Wordiati (3'D and North -
western’s Chuck Bran! In the first half of a gam- at Evamt n li . . bail wound ua in
TOOTOI* ° f N ‘ W ‘'* WllHe J, ° nC “ (3) ’ Northwestern won ihe game, 80-77, in a Big i, n opener, tPI
Holly Mims Beaten By Boyd;
! May Be Deprived Os Rating
BY CHARLES J. LIVINGSTON
j CHICAGO (ANPi Holly
1 dims, an in and outer, and Bobby
| Boyd, equally unpredictable, trad*
! ed punches in a 10-round bout in
i the Chicago Stadium last We-dnes- I
| day night, and at the end of the
Writers Set Fete
For Ernie Banks
CHICAGO (ANPi - Honors ,
; are still coming in for Ernie ’
| Ranks, slugging shortstop of the :
The slender Texan who now I
makes his home in the Windy City. !
Wednesday was named winner ot j
the Will Harrldge award for a- j
ehievement of the year (1953) by j
the Chicago chapter of the Base- !
ball Writers Association of Ameri- !
Banks, already voted the Nation- j
al League's Most Valuable Player.!
Battle in Chicago
! CHICAGO <ANP> Two of
! the nation’s leading light heavy
i weights, Chicago's own Sonny Kay.
\ and Rogue Maraviila of Boise, Ida.
| swap punches Wednesday in tht
j Chicago Stadium in a nationally
| televised 10-rounder promoted b..
j the International Boxing Club.
| The fighting marks the second j
j stadium boxing show in as man; ;
i Maraviila, a rough, tough fight*
tas»le Boyd emerge the winm
•md Mims the distraught loser.
The No. 7 middleweight con
tender going two the bout,
Mims gambled his national
prestige and lost to the angular
Boyd on a split decision. He
i was named along with. Robin R,,-h* ;
• rts ol the Philadelphia Philies and
: Hank Bauer of the world cham- ;
| pions New York Yankees
! Tin.* trio will receive their
| wards at the chapter’s 19th annual j
i diamond dinner Jan. 13 in the P; i
I iv.or House.
j Local fans and out-of-townei s j
! may obtain ticK< ts for the cie.e. .
i bv writing to Edward Press. Sp->: ts
I Department, Chicago Daily T i
j bune newspaper, 435 N. Michigan ■
! Ave., Chicago, 111.
j and heavy puncher, will be nmkio <
| his Chicago debut. Ray is wr-il 1
j known on the local scene.
Ray gained prominence by thi ice
! whipping Jesse Bowdry ot Si
; Louis, highly regarded making
; light heavyweight. He has won 19
fights, lost six and fought five
Maraviila has racked up 29 wins, j
16 of them by knockout Ho ha.
: lost four and fought one draw
WEEK ENDING SATURDAY, JANUARY 17, 1959
bad hoped to defeat Boyd, a
local favorite, and use the vic
ivv to pressure Ellsworth
■ •*' pider) Webb into a return
bout as part of bis campaign
for a, title fight. Mims upset
Webb, the No. 4 contender, in
a' bout at Fort Wayne, foil.,
However. Minis" campaign plans
! ran afoul Wednesday as Boyd re*
: covered from a stormy first round
; to pummel him in the fifth end go
: on to win Ihe derision. Mims a
: cocnte r- punch or- - stay ed on top of
him. Flowing that pattern, Boyd
Adored with combination and never
dove the Washington, D. C , vete
; ran a chance to get set.
Mims, a crouching mauler
who lias fought some of the
Rest in tin* business, was kept
biisv dodging blows and cov
erlnfr im Boyd forced him into
Ihe ropes repeatedly.
Referee Joey White ana one
judge. James McManus voted
for Boyd. 47 to 44 and 47-42.
respectively. The other judge.
Harold VfarovHz, east a ->ur
prlrii'd 47-16 taily for Mims.
A small ringside crowd of 1,614 |
paid a gross of <52 021 to sco the '
fight. Each fighter received 25 '
1 per cop of the net osM34f> plus !
| 54.000 from ih» combined radio
| television tlO.
ite Oici 7 ?m&c
“Os course, life doesn’t be
gin at 40 for the fellow who
went like 00 when he whs 20."’
am Warn §g ... a §&&. fw. ]
is /* , | 4/5 QUART
Vs 1!31 S lioy rvrONf WITIUINO COWANI
| Forbes Tells
j Newsmen Os
j PHILADELPHIA <ANF *
l Eastern Negro American league
representative Frank Forbes told
newsmen here last week, that fan
can expect to see Negro ball nex;
season on a slightly bigger seal.'
. than in ’so.
Recuperating trom an appen
dectomy at a relative's home, For
bes said: "We plan to run four
teams, Detroit, Kansa# City Mem
phis and Birmingham. We’d hoped
to add two other clubs, but high
operating cost may scrap that idea
until next year.’’
Ihe four teams will follow
last .season's schedule. Their
j biggest drawing was in New
York City, Syracuse and Al
bans-. The largest crowd to sec
them play (10.000) turned out
on opening day at Yankee sta
Expressing great optimism. Foi
bos stated that league officials
■ were "very pleased" over last
i year's turnout.
' It was a healthy situation. Many
name people in Sports congratulat
ed us for bringing a 10-year-old
| corpse back to life Sure, we had
i to feel our way that's fundamental
; if you expect to succeed. Now wr
i know that out clubs have to play
six days in order to stay in busl
ines*.” he said.
During off-sc-ason. Forbes ope
rates a liquor business. In addition
havi In en a throe-spurt alb;
i lute he has officiated in baseball,
: basketball and boxing.
Are Planned At
TALLAHASSEE-Less than two
weeks remain for prospective tea
chers who plan to take the Nation
al Teacher Examination at Florida
A&M University on February 7
Applications for these tests should
| nave been returned to Educational
; Testing Service, 20 Nassau Street.
• Princeton, New Jersey, January n
: Dr. A. A, Abraham, director. Ter;
; Service Bureau announced today.
At the one-day testing session ?
candidate may take the Cum mot
Examinations. Which include test*
i in Professional Information. Gen
j eral Culture, English Expression
i and Non-Verbal Reasoning. In ;ui
| riiiion. each candidate may taki
; one or two Optional Eximinatietu
which ate designed to demonstral*
mastery of subject matter in tlx
fields in which he may be assignee
! to teach,
Ail candidates will receive
a Picket of Admission advisinfl
them of the exact ’oration
the c enter a! which they wilt be
tested, ih Abraham said. Can
didates for the- Common Ex
aminations will report at
a in. on February 7 and will
t»f'gln taking the test at Sift© a.
in. The Common Examinations
will be concluded at approxi
mutely 2;.i0 p. m. I)r. Abraham
Candidates for one or two Op
tional Examinations will report a
ftain at the examination center at:
1:30 p. m. and will begin the tails
at 1:15 p. si:. Those taking only
: one Optional Examination should
complete this test at about 3:15 p
in , and those taking two Optional
Examinations should finish their
tests at approximately 4:45 p. m .
aec rciing to the time schedule for
■ these examinations which has been
:et up by Educational Testing Se
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meat on she farm if average tempt
matures are above 40 degrees.