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Littrell ,BSI T(K5S!CTMCINNATi mTClRER M Ffoo aidens, In ara LEADING CANDIDATES FOR "MANAGER-OF-YEAR" HONORS BOTH OF 'EM Yesterday's Results .AUGUST 11, 1942 rAUE 1 MEL'S GOOD Grays And Buckeyes Are To Play Tonight r n t r I rotessionai xvegro oaseoaus In Considine s Opinion night game .t croSiey Fieid . will send the famous Homestead 'Grays, champions of the Nero Believes Mel 0(t Should lie S:7"S Gheil Awai'd Of Season. (American League tonight at 9 Tough Lurk Has Dogged Footsteps Of Giant Baseball Glub Throughout Year. American o'clock. A preliminary at 7 o'clock pits the Chivos, champions of the Cin cinnati Community League for the last two seasons, and the Wagner Grills from Price Hill, who are in the thick of the fight for the city Class A sandlot title. A number of athletic contests also will be staged. BY BOB CONSIDINE. New York, August 10 (INS) What interests you? Baseball? This is a plug for Mel Ctt. We think he's a candidate for JUie manag.-r of the year aw.-rd. Wilh-ut t'-e abomi-ablc luck that . has tra'led t'e team almost fro-- , . T . the start of the year, we think th FfOlll 42 Net CrOP, Giants now would be in CREAM GONE second place more or less within reach of the Dodgers. O't hasn't had the services of his best pitcher, Cliff Melton, for more than a month. Now he'll have to get along without Cliff for the rest of the semester. A chip on the fchoulder is an asset in any pitcher, but a chip on the elbow is something else. Melton is suffering from crazy-bone carbon. He was - headed for 20 victories as sure as he's got Bambi eais. johnny Mize has been in and out of the sick bay. Bob Carpenter is ailing. So is Ba'ce Barna. It has been a transient's ball club, in fact. almost since the beginning. We think Ott has held it together. We v:re among these friends of Mel who feared, when he was appointed, that he m'ght be too "nice" to manage that is, too ecsy with the laggards and too sentimental about the older blokes. GOOD LEADER. .-' He is neither. He's just a first-Class inspirational sort of leader Who has worked wonders with a cross-patch ball club. He has brought back thousands of old Giant rooters who were driven away either by the failures of Mc-Graw's last teams or the Icy quality Of Terry and his teams. V We think that if Ott can keep the Giants in the first division he will have done a fine job. If he can beat out the Reds for third place, despite the population of his sick bay, he will have achieved a memorable job of managing a ball Club. - " ' So Forest Hills IMay Will De l!u lies que This Year. Racing? It's futile to cry over a Bpilt $23,516, especially in these days when the word trillion is coming into use. But what a fine thing it would have been for officials of Washington Park, in Chicago, to announce before the running of that Alsab race the other day that Alsab was simply out for the fresh air. , The magic name of the $700 wonder horse attracted more than $23,516 of sucker lucre in his return to the racing wars for the fjrst time since Shut Out beat him for the Belmont pot. Of that amount $15,220 was bet on him to win, though he .had been out for more than two months and though the stable isn't one to consider whether he feels up to snuff or not. Wc doubt vciv much if Al Sabath or Sarge Swenke contrib-jEcuadorean, promises the most Ted Schroeder In Starring Role 0 Farce Entitled "National Amateur Championships." BY OSCAR FRAI.KY. New York, August 10 (UP) Burlesque shows are banned in New York, but they'll put one on in Forest Hills' famed stadium this month with Ted Schroeder of Glen-dale, Calif., in the starring role of a farce entitled: "The National Amateur. Tennis Championships." The U. S. L. T. A., sponsor of the show, originally planned a high-grade performance such as was staged in former years. But what with the war and one thing and another, including slightly higher pay in professional ranks, the cast was depleted until only two of the 10 top-ranking actors were left. Attempts to bill the play as a super-colossal extravaganza were stymied by a review of the cast. The star virtually the only one in the racquet revue is the kid from California, and he'll undoubtedly be the hero in this travesty that is amateur tennis. FIFTH NATIONALLY. Schroeder probably wouldn't be able to carry the role in normal days, for he ranks only fifth nationally and scored his first major triumph only last week. But proof that circumstances alter cases is the preesnt situation in amateur ranks. Bobby Riggs and Frank Kovacs, ranked first and second, have turned professional. Third-ranking Frankie Parker is working steadily on the coast and is not expected to compete. Don McNeill, No. 4, is a naval attache at Buenos Aires; Wayne Sabin, No, 6, has turned pro; seventh-ranking Gardner Mul-loy is in the navy and No. 8 Bitsy Grant is in the army. Jack Kramer the No. 9 boy is recovering from an appendectomy leaving tenth-seededBill Talbert of Cincinnati as the ranking contention. Providing the chief opposition will be two South Americans, a veteran whose legs go too soon and a youngster Horn Fhiladelpnia. Francisco Segura, the two-handed ArtS didn't K";',';"?.',, :Vra,t - , L ' J t 1 THERE WA A yftyA YAt.ll J h '4 ljj '' NATIONAL LEAGUE. Pittsburgh 6, St. Louis 4. Brooklyn 6, Philadelphia 0. AMERICAN LEAGUE. First Game Philadelphia 4, New York 1. Second Game-New York 3, Philadelphia 2. First Game- Washington 9, Boston 3. Second Game- Washington 1, Boston 0. Chicago 3, Cleveland 1. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Milwaukee-Toledo, postponed. First Game Columbug 5, Kansas City 4. Second Game- Kansas City 8, Columbug 1, Louisville 8, St. Paul 1. Minneapolis 9, Indianapolis 3. Never Win Before. Matchless Runs Second And Carry Cash Third. How Tliey Stand NATIONAL LEAGUE. Won Lost Pet. G.B. 9 17 !4 17 A 24 20 )i 31 ' iVA G. B. 13 " 13 18 21'2 21' 26 31 $4 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. Won. Lost Pet. G.B. Brooklyn .... 75 33 .634 St. Louis 65 41 .611) i incinnati . . .'. 57 50 .533 New York.... 58 51 .532 Pittsburgh ... 4!) 55 .472 Chicago 50 61 .450 Boston 45 6 .409 Philadelphia . . 31 74 .295 AMERICAN LEAGUE. Won. Lost. Pet. New York.... 72 36 .667 Boston 59 49 .548 Cleveland .... 60 50 .545 St. Louis 56 56 .500 Detroit 53 60 .469 Chicago 49 55 .451 Washington . . 45 61 .425 Philadelphia .44 71 .383 Kansas City.. 66 56 .541 .... Columbus .... 64 56 .533 1 Minneapolis ..65 58 .523 V. Milwaukee ... 62 57 .521 2'a Toledo 59 58 .5IH 4 Louisville 60 60 .500 5 Indianapolis .59 62 .488 6' St Taul 47 75 .385 19 uted anything to the $23 513. i RACE INTO CONDITION, Thoroughbreds, for the greatat part, must race themselves back into shape. But why should such a tuning, up be done at the cost of thousands of dollars of sucker dough? Did we ask why? The answer is too obvious. For all their prattle, there isn't a track in America whose interest in racing Is academic enough to give a sucker an even break. If tracks told the truth about the condition of the horses that go to the post, It would cut down on the amount of bstting. Young Al Vanderbilt tiied to do It once upon a time affd has been looked upon as a wild-haired radical by the saintly elders of racing ever since. must have grin on the Swimming? There been a white-toothed milk-chocolate kisser of the Sheriff of Honolulu County when his favorite sports writer, Red McQueen of the Honolulu Advertiser called him to tell him that Bill Smith had won the 440-yaid national free-style In jecord time. DIKE IS GRAY. The Sheriff, who is getting gray, is Duke Kahanamoku. He swam in the Waikiki surf as a baby, used a crushed five-gallon tin can as a eurf board and figured out by himself thousands of miles from the most enlightened swimming coaches that the flutter kick was faster than the scissors. When we talked to him the winter before last he was complaining that the latter-day beach boys were dopes; that they sent to Cincinnati for their eurf boards and that they wouldn't train to be great swimmers. Then along came Smith, bronzed, barefoot high school boy who was first rjut into t. water by his Hawaiian mother, who primitively thought it would cure him of the diseae that nearly took his life when he was 10 years old. It did. Today he is swimming faster than the old Duke or anybody else ever could. trouble after three clay court vic tories, but is having trouble on grass, which robs him of his winning speed. The other invader, Alejo Russell of Argentina, still must show his mettle. The veteran Sidney Wood, 1931 Wimbledon champion, lasts only as long as those aforementioned legs, and strictly a longshot is Vic Seixas, the Philadelphia "comer." OVERWHELMING CHOICE. Against the ' cream of this skimmed-milk crop, Schroeder is an overwhelming favorite. Everyone in the tennis world picks Schroeder, and the self-assured Californian agrees with them. I think I'm playing better. tennis this year than ever before because I'm stronger," says the tall lad with the pugnacious jaw. "If I don't win the national champion ship this year, I never will." In all fairness to Schroeder, for the situation is not of his making, he probably would give any of the first 10 a good battle. It's just that the competition isn't there. Schroeder, 21-year-old Stanford graduate, plays a sound game of typical smashing California tennis. Despite the fact that, he has a flat service, with no "stuff" on it, Continued On Next Page. Craws" For Catfish, Is Tip To Anglers Recently the Division of Conservation and Natural Resources announced the late summer end early fall distribution of channel catfish to make them available for anglers immediately. At the same time the Section of Fish Management reports on recent food studies of adult channel cat fish taken by anglers in Central Ohio. David Davies, a student in the Zoology Department at Ohio State University, recommends the use of crawfish for bait as he found 50 per cent of all food taken by these fish consisted of crawdads and he suggests that the channel cat is primarily a bottom feeder. However, these fish also prefer crickets, other surface water insects and spiders and if bottom baits are not successful the fisherman should try surface lures. Contrary to popular opinion, minnows composed only a small part of the food items and in the future more catfish may be taken if crawfish, crickets and other live insects are used for bait. Some fishermen, however, are substituting shrimp for crawfish and getting excellent results. Most of the crawfish found in the stomachs of the channel cats were not crushed and were swallowed head first. INFORM BOXING FANS As To Disqualifications In Round Suggets N.B.A. Leader. Patterson, N. J.. August 10 (AP) In a move designed to "keep box1-ing fan informed at all times," Abe J. Greene, President of the National Boxing Association, today asked states affiliated with the NBA to have announced from the ring at the end of pach round when a boxer is penalized for illegal blows or tactics. Under this system, Green said, "there can be no mystery as to the progress of a bout or the ultimate decision in case of fouls." Greene installed the system in New Jersey two years ago when he was State Athletic Commissioner. It was hailed then by fans and experts. When a referee penalises a fighter, he summons the club announcer who informs the fans of the referee's action. Some states have the announcers advisn fans of rounds lost .-it the conclusion of the bout and Greene said this "leads to confusion and many times dissatisfaction with de cisions. "? P Takes Medal Honors Reds At Pittsburgh Today; Thompson To Be On Mound The next six days will just about decide the Reds' chances of over taking the second-place St. Louis Cardinals, who they now trail by eight and one-half games. During this time they will play three games with the Pittsburgh Pirates, and four, including a double-header next Sunday, with the "on-again-off-again" Cardinals at St. Louis. the Reds shoved off for Pittsburgh late last night. Gene Thomp son is expected to get the nod from Deacon Willie McKechnie to work this afternoon's game, with either Ray Starr or Paul Derringer han dling the hurling chores in the night game tomorrow. Max Butcher, usually a tough hombie for the Reds to do business with, probably will, oppose Thompson, with Rip Sewell operating against our boys under the mazdas. "Thompson goes pretty well against the Pirates and has pitched less recently than the other mem bers of the slightly overworked staff, so he'll be my pitcher today," declared McKechnie before board ing the Smoky City rattler. Thompson has been pitching up to his promise of 1940 in his recent assignments, allowing only three runs and seven hits in the last 16 rnnnHs he wnrkpd. The Deacon was also optimistic about the way his boys hit in the marathon double-header against the Cubs Sunday. Eddie Joost and Bert Haas showed definite indications of coming out of their slumps, and Frank McCormick hit hard, but always right at an enemy. All of the Reds leit on the six-day jaunt with the exception of Catchei Ray Lamanno, who was left behind to nurse a compound dislocation of the right thumb. GOSHENJROTS Are To Start Today Willi $111,1100 IliinililHoniiiii Down .For Wednesday Field Of 12 Likely For Kig Race. COLLEGE RULES ON. IjOb Angeles, August 10 (AP) With one or two exceptions, college grid rules will apply when the Ail-Army Weft football team and th? Washington Redskins clash August SO. The main professional rule, from a patrons' point of view, will be that the goal posts will be on th goal line, instead of 10 yards buck, a la college style. U. C. Freshmen Are To Report For Pigskin Drills August 24 Husky frosh from many spots .was the 1918 World War match i,n . Iwhioh' tha Pat. ivnn 19-0 , . (-,), This season will be the first secret-are due to report to Coach I. nce lg3g t Catg haye Joe Meyer of the University of piayetj Ohio University. That was Cincinnati Monday, August 24, the year the Bobcats nosed out when the Bearcats open training u. ssoi since tne Deginning or me for a stiff schedule. Varsity gridders are due at the practice field a week later. Not since 1937 have the Cats bumped up against a ten-game program. Indiana university was the toughest outfit on the schedule that year. But look who the Cats aie taking on in iviz: ueotgia, Tennessee, and Xavier, just to name a few. The Cats never have had the Georgia Bulldogs; they have played Tennessee only three times and the only engagement with Xavier J Bearcats' 54 years of football his tory have freshmen had a chance to make the varsity. Stepping up to a wartime schedule, the ath letic department at U. C. has been obliged to make way-for the yearlings this season. Only six lettermen are expected to report, Captain Nick Skerich and Johnny Bedway, the miraculous Bearcat guards; Bob Meier, center, and three ends, Elbert Nickel, Wll-lard Stargel, and Verne Ullom. Walter Ornella, senior guard, is also due to report at- the end of August, along -.with 16 promising sopho- Continued On Next Tage. - i Goshen, N. Y., August 10 (AP) Three days of Grand Circuit racing featured by the $40,000 Hamble-tonian on, Wednesday, gets underway at Good Time park tomorrow with two-year-old trotters and pacers matching strides in the feature races. The $4,000 Arthur S, - Tompkins Memorial has attracted a field of 13 two-year-old trotters with the esult elimination heats will be held with the survivors coming back for the final mile test. Cannon Bali, one of the favorites for the Hambletonian; won the race last year, defeating the public's choice, Colby Hanover. , King's Counsel, holder of the world record of 2:01 M for two-year- old pacers, and Adios will renew their rivalry in the Langhorne Purse. The King, owned by E. P. Cray of Bellows Falls, Vt., and H. M. Parshall of Urbana, Ohio, hoids two close decisions over Adios, who races for Thomas Thomas of Cleveland. A field of 12 seemed likely today for the Hambletonian with Colby Hanover the short-priced favorite over such other outstanding three- year-old trotters as Cannon. Ball, The Ambassador, Pay Up, Paxton Hanover, Green ' Diamond, and Scotland's Comet. Challamore First f In 'Gansett Feature; Spiral Pass Wins Pawtucket, R. I August 10 (AP) Narragansett Park opened its forty-two-day summer meeting today with a throng estimated at more than 12,000 aiding the Treasury Department day program by purchasing admission with war stamps and. bonds throughout the afternoon. The opening day feature, the $5,000 added Pawtucket Handicap: was won by E. C. Eastwood's Challamore, who scored a length ana three-quarter victory over Hysterical from the Circle S Sta ble in the six-furlong sprint. J. W, Y. Martin's abrasion was third, another length and three quarters to the rear. Challamore, which covered the distance in X : 11 s . was among the leaders through the early running and took command in the turn to the stretch. Both Hysterical and Abrasion passed the heavily fa vored Dekalb, from the Nimkoff and Stuart barn in the stretch run. Challamore's Triumph was worth $4,410, and the winner paid $15.20, $7.20, and $4.60. Hysterical re-. turned $10.10 and $6, and Abrasion paid $4.20 to show. In the day's secondary feature, the Jockey Opportunity Stakes honoring the late Tom Thorp, Don Brunelle, a Pawtucket native, rode Morry-Ho Stable's spiral pass to a four-and-one-half length triumph over the mile and oiiie-sixteenth. Brunelle started his riding ca-j reer here a year ago under the guidance of Thorp, who was presiding steward at all New England tracks until his recent death. In Opening IMay Of Fro Golfers' Tourney. Bob Seyler, Terrace Park, Leader In Metropolitan Junior Play At . Highland. BY SUE GOODWIN. "Bunny" Berning is medalist In the Greater Cincinnati pro golf tournament, The Sycamore pro toured Camargo in 70, taking but 33 shots oh the front line and 37 on the homestretch. Art Smith, the Hyde Park maestro, and Clay Gad-die, Terrace Park, were one stroke behind Berning with 71. The defending champion, Bob Gutwein of Wyoming, was three strokes off Berning's pace with a 73. Other qualifying scores were Frank Gel- hot, 72; Art Fisher, 72; Curtis Bryan, runner-up last year, took a 73; George Meyers, 80; Benny Bas-tin, 78; Fred Miley, 80; George Meh-ring, 81; Jerry Burns, 82; Marty Kavannaugh, 83; Harry Boyer, 80. First round of match play starts at 9:C0 this morning, with the 13 pros going out after each other. Bob Straus, one-time P. G. A. champ, was unable to compete, so Benny Bastin of Fort Mitchell drew a bye. The public is invited and a gal-leryite may get a free observation lesson from now through Friday. From all indications this tournament, as well as all others, will be hewed to smaller proportions in the future. Cities much larger than Cincinnati have reduced their five and six day tourneys to three days, and it obviously would be in keeping with rationings and new drains on time. Starting .times and pairings today: At 9:30 Bunny Berning vs. George Meyers. Fisher vs. Jerry PROBABLE PITCHERS. NATIONAL LEA(il K. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh Derringer (6-7) va. Sewell (12 9). St. I.ouis at Chicago Lanier (7-5) va. Olsen (H-6). New York at Boston Carpenter (8-8) va. Tobln 19-15). (Only games scheduled.) AMERICAN I.EACil E. Detroit at Cleveland (2, twllipht-niuhtw Bridees (7-5) and Trout (8-14) vs. Milnar (5-71 and Kennedy (4-E). Washington at Philadelphia (Night) Wynn (8-10) vs. Christopher (2-9). Chicago at St. Louis (Nlghl) Smith (3-171 vs. NiBgellng (10-10). Bcston at New York Hughson (13-3) vs. Borowy (10-2). INVITATION EXTENDED Of -Art Gaddie vs. Harry Gutwein vs. Bill Smith vs. Fred At '9:35 Burns. At 9:40 Clay Boyer. At 9:45 Bob Jackson. At 9:50 Art Miley. At 9:55 Curtis Bryan vs. Marty Kavannaugh. At 10 Frank Gelhot vs. George Mehring. Benny Bastin drew bye. - Another medalist of yesterday was Bob Seyler of Terrace Park Continued On Page 14. To Clowns To Play Series Games In Mexico This Fall. The Clowns, who play the New York Lincoln Giants and the Nashville Stars at Crosley Field Sunday, have been extended an invi tation to play a series of games in Mexico this fall and winter. The Clowns, biggest drawing card in Negro baseball, may accept the invitation as the Denver tourney, in which they had hoped to defend their championship, has been abandoned for the duration. The Cincinnatians' games with the Lincoln Giants and Nashville will provide fans an opportunity of seeing two of the strongest Negro independent teams in action, The Lincoln Giants, one of the oldest names in Negro baseball, are back in the field after several years absence and will bring with them a highly touted youngster in Recce (Uoose) Tatum, hard-hitting out fielder. Tatum, who also played on the Birmingham Black Barons, dis played his ability here with the Minneapolis-St. Paul Gophers last month and blasted out two long hits off the Clown pitching. His contract was purchased from the Gophers last week. Bill Crump Continues To ' Send Out Victors Wins With Farm Lady In First. William Boyd Littrell, sixteen- year-old youngster from Lexington had the thrill of his life yesterday afternoon at River Downs when he won the first race of his riding career on Belle-Tara, a three-year-old daughter of Amer ican Flag and Petite, which also was entering the winner's circle for the first time. Littrell, son of Boyd S. Littrell, trainer for D. B. Midkiff and Tom Cromwell, accepted his first mounts during the first week of the meeting and showed he had the ability to make good 'when he put up sev eral sterling rides to drive his mounts in the money. -However, the promising apprentice had not ridden a winner until the fourth race yesterday when he put up a grand exhibition to get the Midkiff and Cromwell filly home a length and one-half in advance of A. S. Higgins' Matchless, which led the parade from the start to within the last 70 yards of the six furlongs dash. ' . ' Carry Cash, a Louisiana-bred daughter of Michigan Boy finished third. While Matchless and Carry Cash were dominating the early running during' the first three-eights, Littrell had a snug hold of the ulti mate winner and was riding with much confidence in', seventh position in the 10-horse race. As they turned into the stretch Littrell began to go to work on the American Flag filly and, although she was forced to lose some ground in making her move, picked out the better part of the track and when straightened out for the drive Belle-Tara was racing in ' third position and within striking distance of Matchless and Carry Cash. In the drive to the wire Lit trell went to work on Belle-Tara and she came with a belated stretch rush to pass Matchless in the last sixteenth and drew out to score a handy win. Oddly enough, the owners, trainer, and jockey all nan rrom .Lexington. Willie Crump continued, his long list of saddling winners when he put the tack on Thomas Piatt's Farm Lady, winner of the first race. Wee Captain finished second and Darby Diavolo third. Farm Lady and Droop, the "daily double" combination, paid $60.' After visiting here for several days, Edward P. Strong, general manager of the River Downs Racing Association, departed this morning for Detroit. He expects to return the latter' part of tha week. L. "Chief" kindle Is accepting stall applications for the comma- fall meeting at Fairmount Park' Kindle reported he Is being swamped with requests for applications. BOXER IS ACCUSED OF ATTACKING GIRL Washington, August 10 (INS) Edward "Pat" Comiskey, heavyweight boxer, was arrested here late today on a charge of having criminally attacked a Clifton, N. J., girl in Patterson, N. J., Au gust 2. He was booked at police headquarters and held for extradition with bond set at $2,500. Comiskey was arrested by Robert Barrett, assistant detective chief, at a midtown hotel. The arrest was made on a warrant issued by a Passaic County N. J., Deputy! Prosecutor. Comiskey was scheduled to fight Jack Monroe, Toledo, Ohio, Negro battler in a ten-round go at the Washington Senators park tonight, but the bout was postponed late today until next Monday night. Gilbert Wilson, general manager of the Blue Bird Stock Farm, maintained by Kenneth Murchison at Arlington, Texas, plans an indefinite visit. The Murchison horses are here under the direction of H. S. Jones. Trainer N. Pombies registered Lady Nadi, owned by Roy Simmons. The animal came here from Hamilton, Ohio. . Sending his horses here from Chicago last week.Gus Simone reached here this-morning and took over the conditioning of his stable. Simone owns a farm at Florence, Kentucky. M. C. Goodsell sent six horses owned by W. W. Guernsey and. tha Woolford Farm to Dade Park. Two others were sent to the farm at Kansas City. . Bean -Ball Pitches Must Be Stopped, Declares President Of National League New York, August 10 (AP) National League pitchers who feel the urge to throw bean balls in the future may do so if their man agers are willing to put out $200. Seeking to curb a "dusting" practice which threatened to reach epi demic proportions, League President Ford C. Frick today notified each manager that he will be held fully accountable for such inci dents, and would be subject to automatic fines of $200 where his pitchers were involved. The edict came as an aftermath of the Brooklyn Dodger-Boston Brave game at Boston last Saturday in which Whit Wyatt of the Dodgers and Manuel Salvo of the Boston club engaged in a dusting duel. Wyatt was fined $75 for his Chicago the Dodgers charged that part in the affair, and Salvo $50. Wyatt's performance included throwing a bat ir. Salvo's direction after he had been forced to the dirt by one of Salvo's pitches. Frick also said that, in addition to the fines tacked on managers in cases involving their pitchers in the future, the pitchers would be fined, with the amount determined through the umpires' report. Rumblings of bean-ball trouble have been heard periodically this season in the National League, with most instances involving the Dodgers. However, no direct action had been taken before. Only one fine was levied after a game involving such charges, and that fine did not involve an attempted dusting. In the last Dodger series In the Cub hurler, Hiram Bithorn was using the bsan ball. Bithorn was fined $25, but the fine was for throwing the ball at the heckling Leo Durocher, Dodger manager The Cubs charged Kirby Higbe, Dodger pitcher, with duster tactics in the same game. The Brooklyn club also was involved in stormy games with the Cardinals and Giants in which bean-ball charges flew indiscrim inately. Frick emphasized the fact that he was not going into any long investigations as to which pitcher started a bean-ball duel, or the background of any feud. "It has got to be stopped before somebody gets injured, and if this (the o$200 fine) doesn't do it, I'll think0 of something else," he de-i clared. . SELMA MAY WINS. Dade Park, Ky., Aucust 10 (AP) Selma May. a five-vear-olrl mare belonging to R. J. DeMarv." was given a strong ride by Apprentice Jockey .M. Duhon to capture" first money in the feature race at Dade Park Monday. in the stretch Selma Mav took ' command to win from the tiring Tiny Bit. The judges called on the camera to decide the third horse, Minotra. Jockey C; Basham was inlurerl when he was thrown from Thos at tne starting gate, and was replaced by Jockey H. Jordan. The winner negotiated the mile and 40 yards in 1:41 and re warded his backers $7.40 for win. ' $4.20 for place, and $2.80 for show. " The daily double, a combination of District, winner of the second race, and Financial, victor in the third race, paid $103 for $2. : t Hunting Licenses The distribution of new hunting licenses to the license dealers has been completed, according to Conservation Commissioner Don Waters. Under a new provision in the law, hunting licenses will not run with the calendar year and therefore the 1941 hunting licenses do not expire until August 31 of this year. It will he necessary for Ohio nl nrods who hunt on September 1 or thereafter to have one of the new annual licenses which are now In the hands of license dealers or agents. Hunters will be pleased to know that the new lirpnses are now available, with the prospect of a bountiful game crop and the fact that the squirrel season In the southern zone of the state opens on September 15 and In the northern zone on September 22.

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