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- , H 0 l» t S T A R V W 0 P I K A'N S A* Thurttfoy, May 13, !$43 10 Would Give Lot to Listen in On War Conference ilysis of ie News by St%'i 7 • ickenzie f & •> Editorial Comment ^Written Today and Moved by Telegraph or Cable. Mhe MacKENZIE feJsJB^Fremire Tojo — He shakes artcfowith his right and stabs with Mrttft — undoubtedly would give ( §ffec> of Nippon's plunder if he ""^H giet his hard'- working ear to keyhole of the Roosevelt- conference room and the reasons for the dramatic s$»£earence, of the chiefs of the -i >e British fighting services m Indian 1 theater. T- tf*a v >,.^ : presence of this noted trio — , _ Marshal Sir Archibald Wa- fveil, Admiral Sir James Somerville Air t"iei"Marshal Sir Richard —is calculated to inspire s ^peculation in Tokyo. The jublQ is that it could mean any tie oE k <iutte a lot of things. Hitler, * himself, must be deeply for the big three of the 1 Irtdfan base would be in qonnection with any ii«d plans involving invasion ttte»Balkans, or mid - eastern opera tis. ie main reasons why Somerville - Perise I/nation has been called in ably are two One is to check he Japanese threat of a great The other is to go over situation and lay plans major drive against the aps 'as ssoon as conditions permit OHe of these days, of course, thf jT,"tJn(ted Nations must launch a ^ mighty attack, to oust the Nippo- s from Burma and open the fa- is Burma road so that supplies be poured into China. Without ie supplies the Chinese are j_p0werless to wag major warfare. Burma offensive presumably >be a water - borne expedition the Bay of Bengal from In- J— a dangerous and difficult ^ Such an invasion couldn't very Hl3»fen be carried out before Septem- ifj. India is just at the beginning "the surnmr monsoon with its i, ( us;lpge of rain which precludes big£, scale military operations for about months. Brave Workman the question of /nether an invasion could be un- f4enaken then must depend m con: degree on the state of the |Eui;opean fighting, since a great ~" >uni of shipping and other sup- B^l-^- - — ^< INI -TOTAL.-QAS6S WITH 3-2O Dort would be necessary. Certainly the reopening of the Mediterranean ship lanes will facilitate operations in the Orient. In any event, the indications are that the Allied High Command ^n process of strengthening the air forces in India and China and is increasing the volume of supplies which are sent mainly by air to the hard hit Chinese. The problem of delivering necessitis to China is one ot fhe most diffcult with which the United Nations are faced. It apparently must remain so until the Burma road is reopened. While Allied production has reached a point where greater aid can be sent to the orient, and a major offensive against the Japs undoubtedly will be staged at the earliest possible moment, there is no indication that the Washington conference is going to rest on its laurels in Europe while taking the Mikado's measure. Up to this juncture the announced aim of America, Britain and Russia has been to finish Hitler off as soon as possible. It wll be most heartening if we are strong enough to broaden operation against Japan at the same time. None can dispute that the longer the Nipponese are allowed freedom to consolidate their conquests, the tougher they will be. The clearing of Burma is going to be a difficult job, for the minute Jap troops are thrown into a foreign land they go to ground like gophers and have to be dug out. The presence of the three Indian theater leaders in Washington is a furthr mark of the Allied coordination of every effort which is achieving such marked success. That's encouraging to the United Nations peoples. Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Cincinnati — Jake Lamotta, 100, New York, stopped Tony Ferrara, 150 1-2, Brooklyn (G). Elizabeth, N. J. — Jackie Cohen, 156, Belleville, N. J., and Joe E. Carter, 161, Jamaica, N. Y., Drew (6). Oakland, Calif. — Chucy Figueroa, 128 1-2. Mexico City, outpoint- ed Nat Corum, 125 1-2," Montclair, N. J. (10). Sports Mirror By the Associated Press Today a Year Ago Jim Tobin hit Ihree homers to set major league record for pitchers as Boston Braves defeated Chicago Clubs, G-5. , : Thr^e Years Ago Cleveland Indians released Pitcher Willis Hudlin. Five Years Ago Tony Galento, 232, scored lech nical knockout over Nathan Mann 191 3-4, in 2:04 of second round at Madison Square Garden. Yesterday's Stars By The Associated Press Chet Laabs, Browns — Hit three run homer for big punch in vie lory over Red Sox. Johnny Humphries and Joe Kii- hel. White Sox — Former pitchec six-hit ball for ten innings and lat ter drove in tying and winning runs against Yankees. Ned Harris , Tigers — Singlec home winning run in 15th inning against Athletics. Ken Kellner, Indans — Hit twc doubles and single lo lead 13-hi altack on Senators. Market Repori ST. LOUIS LIVESTOCK National Sotckyards, 111., May 13 — iJPt— (U. S. Dept. Agr.) —Hogs, 1C,000; very slow; a few good and choice 180-260 Ibs. weights around 25 lower than average Wednesday at 14.35 - 40; top 14.40; good and choice 140 - 160 Ibs. 20 lowe" at 13.40-90; sows 10-2 0 lower at 13.9014.25. Cattle, 2500; calves, 1000; ;;!cw: market not established on steers and heifers; bulls tending lower; cows and vealers steady; common and medium cows 11.00 - 13.00; good and choice vealers 15.75; medium and good 13.25 - 14.50; nominal range slaughter steers 11.50 - 16.75; slaughter heifers 10.75-16.00; stacker and feeder steers 10.75 - 16.25. Sheep, 2000; little done; a few clipped lambs averaging 93 Ibs. full steady at 15.00. quotations but many leaders wer left at the port of finished in th losing field. Buying and selling timidity wa pronounced throughout and smal fractional variations either way ruled near the close. The ticke tape loafed from the start an transfers for the full stretch wet- around 1,000,000 shares. POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, May 13 (#>)— Poultry, Ivie; 6 trucks; market POULTRY AND PRODUCE Chicago, May 13 — (IP) —Butter, receipts 590,237; firm; prices as quoted by the Chicago price current are unchanged. GRAIN AND PROVISIONS Chicago, May 13 iJP) — Grains dropped about a cent at times today, wheat and oats moving to new lows for the past three weeks or longer, as steady selling uncovered a scarcity of bids. Some stop loss orders were touched off, accelerat- :r;g the decline. Wheat closed 1—1 3-8 lower, May $1.43 1-4, July $1.41 3-4—7-8, corn was unchanged at ceilings. May $1.05, oats were off 5-8—1 1-2 and rye dropped 7-8—1 1-4. Cash wheat: No sales. Corn, No. 2 yellow 1.07; No. 3, 1.03. Barley, malting 92—1.07; Norn; feed 83—85 norn.; No. 2 malting NEW YORK STOCKS New York, May 13 — Iff")—A number of odds-on favorites did relatively well in today's stock rnurkel NEW YORK COTTON New York, May 13 — (/P)— Cotton [utures tended slightly lower loday on southern hedge selling and scatlered liquidation. Late afternoon values were 20 cents a bale lower to 5 cents higher, May 20.14, Jly 19.88 and Oct. 19.67. The Navv's new qlrpimlinpd ine JNavy s new streamlined tableware features a non-slip, non- drip cup and saucer. Appointment of Cordinator for Sports Likely BY SID FEDER New York. May 13 — (fT) — A national coordinator for all sports, umorcd for nearly a year, is likely > be named by President Roose- elt within a month, and U. S. Sentor James Mead, who advocaled anccllalion of the World Series nd all star games less than three unths ago, is the leading candi- ale for the job. Word on the early appointment f such a sports officer, whose big ob will be to decide how the na- on's sports "can be handled with- ul affecting the war effort," came ist night from Herbert Bayard wope, chairman of the New York ,acing Commission and consultant n public policy to the War Deparl- nenl. In a speech at a dinner closing ie two - day meeting of the Na- onal Association of Slale Racing ""ommissioners, Swope pointed oui Iso that racing has received a reen li.ijhl from Washington, since oth Rubber Administrator William effcrs and Defense Transporla- on Boss Joseph Eastman have old that operation so the turf is eing carried on this year -with 00 per cenl coopcralion with the var effort. Less than a year ago, Swope re- •noved himself as a possible can- lidale for Ihe office of Sporls Co- rdinator because he felt he was oo busy with has various j^bs ;>s racing commissioner, War Dupart- nent consultant, head of the Turf Committee of America, which raised the turf's $3,000,000 contribution to the war effort in 1!)42. ind one thing and another. At this writing, Senator Mead, 'rom Buffalo, N. Y., is su.nposed to iave the inside track on Ihc job Swope turned down. Mead is a vice-president of the Buffalo (In- .ernalional League.! Baseball club. Mil on March 1 he came out for cancellation of baseball's two fanciest shows for the duration to relieve Ihe strain on the nation's :ransporlalion system. Laughing Larry MacPhail, who made Ihe Brooklyn Dodgers tick until the Army took him last fall, also was mentioned for Ihe job. but it was learned no man in uniform would be considered. Representative Sam Weiss of Glassport, Pa., neaivPitlsburgh, also was reported among possible candidate's. And Ex-Mayor Jimmy Walker of New York, father of this state's boxing and Sunday baseball laws, has been given serious consideration. 'There is no doubt a sports co- rodinalor is necessary," Swope said. "Many sporls did not lake Iheir problems to Washington early in the war and Ihey have suffered. "I doubt if the appointment will be clothed with any authority. The appointee will not be an adminis- tractor or an executor so much as a coordinator. His chief function will be to learn what people think of a sporl and how it can be handled without affecting the war effort. He will be a 'clearing house.' For instance, if a way should be suggested to transport fans to California tracks for instance, he would test it and the result would be cleared through his official agency. The same thing would apply if a betler hour were sug- gesled lo start certain sports events or games. He would suit the problems of the sports to existing condtiions. "He would work with Paul McNutt, the manpower commissioner, Jeffers and Eastman, as well as the Office of Price Administration. "Such a man in Washington would do a lot of good if in no other way than to prevent mis- lakes being made." During the past decade the 12 corn-belt stales increased Iheir acreage of hybrid corn from 144,000 to 38 million acres. SKINlERUPfrONS (externally caused) CHECK ITCHING-BURNING Hie antiseptic-stimulating way with fa- ( uioua Black and White Ointment. Pro| iiiotc-3 healing. 10^, 25<i, 50*. Money \iiu:k | guarantee. Uso only as directed. Cleanso < daily with Black and Whito Bkia Soap. SPORTS ROUNDUP By HUGH FUL.LERTON, JR. Wide World Sports Columnist Now York, May 13 —(7P)— The jostman has to work anyway (you mow thai "neither rain nor snow" inpi so why should wo both do it? . . Here's today's offering, courtesy of U. S. Post Office Dept. and various contributors: Excellent Excerpts From Harry Markson's thumb- lail sketch of Uob Montgomery: Bub worked on a tobacco and cot- .011 plantation as a child but didn't ike the work, which is why he .ook so kindly to Philadelphia.". . . [•'rum Gabe Paul's news of the Reds: "Around the clock baseball offered to Reds' patrons" Sounds like a diamond version of :he six-day bike race. . . From Jimmy Johnston's latesl commun- catiori about his, newest fighter: "The most amazing list of knockouts on anybody's record is that compiled by Ham Wiloby.". . . In these days of point rationing, we wonder if Jimmy stopped to think that "Ham" might lose on points. . From a slatcment by President Rufus Carrolton Harris on wartime intercollegiate athletics at Tulane: "There should be no athletic scholarships unless there are some nooi- boys who are rejected by the military services.". . . In other words, don't pay 'cm unless they're worth it. tral high before he finally got his lumps. And that Russell "Big Sloop" Thomas of Charleston, w! Va.. high has been throwing tin; discus near the 170 - foot mark, about four feet short of the interscholastic record. . . Don Short of St. John's prep in Brooklyn soems lo have Slender beaten, lie has allowed eleven hits and one unearned run in five games. Painful Poesy Dept. . Jersey Jones, ye olde hockey and fight tub thumper who has turned his talents to publicizing a Baltimore amusement park this season, suffered a poetical in.spira- ion after reading all about the 'Balata blight" in' baseball. . . In :ase anyone thinks this depl. Is 'esponsiblc for Ihe world's worst verse, we reproduce Jersy's cf- *ort here: To Basball Fans There's no "dead ball" at Carlin's, The park of witle renown, With rides and chills And fun and thrills- It's the livesl place in town. Today's Guest Star Lewis Eurton, New York Journal- American: "A Senor Ginja of Mexico City and Lisbon is seeking to interest Mike Jacobs in bull fight promoting around New York. . . Inclvidually, bull and fight are two of Ihe best products of Mr. Jacobs' office." High School Jinks Reese Hart of the Raleigh, N. C., Times wants to know if it was a record when the Raleigh High school baseballers swiped 2£ 'Bases in two games — 13 against Durham and 16 against Rocky Mount. . Henry G. King of Ihe Huritington, W. Va., adverliscr re sorts lhat Right Hander Dave Slender pitched three consecutive one • hit games for Huntinglon Cen- Service Commenting on Ihe recurring rumor (which isn't true) that ex-middleweight champion Fred Aposloli has been killed in action. Bill Diehl of the Norfolk, Va., Ledger - Dispatch quotes a leller Fred wrote just before Christmas: "I know I am doing the right thing in being out here. Nothing else mailers, because this is it. Occasionally I have been boxing and the boys are very enthusiastic about it.". , Lieut. Ed Danowski, former Fordham footballer now at the Pensa- u(,la. Pla., Naval Air Station, recently lold local high school gridders: "remember what you learned on the football field. Put it to use in life and you'll be a success." U. S. farm goals this year call for production of enough hogs to fill a livestock train reaching from New York to San Francisco, back to New York and half way again across Ihe continent. Indians Crowd Yankees for League Lead BY JUDGON BAILEY Associated P''ess Sports Writer The Cleveland Indians a r c crowding UK- New York Yankees 'or first place in the American .i-ague. but (here is no way of t.-llin.i: yet whether the tribe is on the warpath or simply doing Us spring movng. In recent years the Indians have moved menacingly in the spring and usually subsided in the summer. Last year they won 13 consecutive games in an April spring and created some early excitement among their followers. On May 2 they were six full names in front of Ihe Yankees, but the next day they went into a six - game losing streak and there is no point in recalling the subsequent, details. This spring the Indians have not been as flashy, have had no winning streaks, but they have not lost two consecutive games. Tiiis may mean they will stick in the scrap longer. They overpowered the W a s h- inglon Senators last night in a floodlight affair 8-2 to move within one game of the pace - selling Yankees, who wore beaten at Chicago 2-1 in ton innings for their second straight setback. Chubby Dean held (he .Senators to six hits and had a shutout till the ninth. He also lost a shutoul in the ninth in his only othci ^tart against Ihc While Sox last .. Dean's pitching was sup- )orted by a 13 - hit altack on the t )art of his teammates, their biggest spree of the season. The Yankees' whipping by the Whit cSo xwas the handiwork' of lohnn Humphries and Joe Kuhol. -lurnphries pitched six - hit ball ( ind allowed only one single after he third Inning. He himself made .wb hits nnd started the rally hat tied the score in the eighth. <tihel singled him home with Ihc ying tally and then in the tenth , singled Rookie Thurman Tucker '' across with the winning run. Ernie Honham. Iho Yankees' :ice who had won Ihree games without a defeat, went the route and was lapped for nine hits, seven of them in the last four 'rames. A year ago Don!) a m won eight straight before he was stopped. The Philadelphia Athletics and Detroit Tigers battled in a 1!>- nning marathon nt Detroit be- 'ore a single by Ned Harris gave he Tigers a 3-2 victory. The St. Louis Browns staggered the bruised and bleeding Boston Red Sox 6-4 with Choi f Nanbs hitting a three-run homer his second roundtripper of the season. 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