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6 The Sydney Morning Herald. Mon., Sept. 3, 1951 "Iwish someone would tell them about Hydroseat' Water-damaged ceilingt are the came of inconvenience and expense which can be avoided. Stop leaks instantly and effectively with Hydroseal "the Leak Fixer." OBTAINABLE AT ALL HAROWAM AND PAINT STORES HYDROSEAL BLACK OR WHITE PABCO PRODUCTS PTY. LIMITEO, ISO Hlgrut Road. Ilibi. MN 2424 IMF WORLDS MOST FAMOUS SAMY ROLLS RAZOR A Rolls Safety Razor Is (he ideal gift tor all occasions. Almost every man wtnts one. with its one hollow-ground blade, which, with proper care, will last a lifetime, ino more Diades to buy because the Rolls Safety has a built-in strop and hone. You couldn't choose a more. welcome gift than this the world's finest Safety Razor. ROLLS RAZOR NEW RATING FOR DAVEY JONES AS EPSOM JOLT A new handicap rating: for the New Zealand sprinter, Davey Jones, will jolt people who have backed the horse for the Epsom Handicap. A.J.C. handicapper, Mr. Fred Wilson, who framed the weights for the Epsom Handicap (lm) to be run at Randwick on September 29, and gave Davey Jones 8-12, now rates him a 9lb worse horse. This is disclosed in the handicapping of the Tramway Handicap field by Mr. Wilson, and suggests that he does not give Davey Jones much chance in the Epsom Handicap. SPRINT AS BETTING GUIDE The Tramway Handicap (70 is the principal sprint race on the programme at Randwick next Saturday, when Tattersall's Club will stage the meeting. It is a race hishlv regarded as a guide to Epsom Handicap prospects. With weights on a minimum 71b higher than in the Epsom, Oversight is topweight in the Tramway Handicap with 9-5, compared with 9-0 in the bpsom. Humming Top has 8-12, against 8-2, and Davey Jones 8-10, compared with 8-12. Davey Jones s new handi cap means that if he were started in the Tramway he would meet Humming Top 121b better than in the Epsom Handicap, and Oversight 71b better. The new ratine of Davev Jones was precipitated by form at canterbury fane on Saturday. Davey Jones was bard- pressed to fill third place, benind aan Domenico and Aerofoil, in the Canterbury Stakes (6t), run at weight-forage with allowances. Davey Jones met Aerotoil 201b better than at Epsom rating, and San Domenico on 71b better terms. On that ' run trainer M. McCarten assessed Davey Jones's Epsom prospects as very slender. The horse, however, will be prepared for the Epsom Handicap, in the hope that he may rise to the occasion. Bookmakers said last night that Davey Jones would ease right out of the betting market but. for heavy commitments incurred before Epsom horses started to show form. In the early betting he ruled firm first favourite after many big doubles had been laid. As it is, thisy will keep him on the third line, at a price that is not likely to entice any further business. Trio Lowered his Epsom Impost. Boatman with 7-7, has 21b less. Both Boatman and Hra-stir have been backed for the Epsom. According to Mr. Wilson's assessments the trio French Cavalier, Drastic, and Boat man win nave to snow up prominently in the Tramway ii nicy are to nave a cnance in the Epsom. French Cavalier is a certain Tramway runner and prob- Hoiy win oe one oi tne favourites. Lists Change French Cavalier, another of McCarten's string, and one who now rules equal favourite tor the ipsom, also has a lower rating. He is handicapped at 8-2, which is the weight allotted him in tne fcpsom. Drastic, with 7-9 in the Tramway, has 41b less than v Itad to I wait a uthileA Epsom and Metronolitan lists to be issued to-day will show many differences. Bookmakers said last nieht that betting had been so desultory that markets had not become standardised. Une leading operator said: "I'll have to make my book inougn no other market was in operation. As I see it, we all have heavy commitments against different horses. The races are accroaching. and the doubles men have to look to the balancing of their books. i 'Therefore, there will be big differences in prices until things level out more satis factorily. "It looks as though there win oe pretty Keen competi tion for the money that is available for doubles betting." Ihe order of favouritism for the two races, averaged from the lists, is: EPSOM HANDICAP (To be run on Sept. ! Humming Top. Achilles, French Cavalier. Oversight, True Leader, Sin Domenico, Davey Jones, Boatman, Drastic. Blue Ocean, Golden Wedae. Great World. Grey Boots, Triclinium, Warrah King, Aero- ion. THE METROPOLITAN (To be run on Oct. 1) Delta, Aristocrat. Bankstream, Snowstream, Ycoval. True Course, Shanalcn, Insurance. Star King, Boatman, Glen Klnchie, Blue Ocean. Nobody is ever happy about having to wait for a new morris oxford. But at least there's a consolation the mere fact that so many other astute motorists want morris oxfords does confirm your own good judgment. 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LTD., VICTORIA PARK, JOTHTOH AVENUE, ZETLAND, SYDNEY. H.I.W. CHAMPION VOLLEYS Ifljp SQUAD FOR CITY TENNIS TITLES HMtkfei 'm-ii fttWimrti-m- if, iW. iifi'fii'iii'fttirmiiiiMiiiii'.itiiitln George Worthington volleys a winner during his Metropolitan Hardcourt final at Naremburn yesterday against Ken Rosewall. Worthington won 6-4, 6-2. POWER WINS FOR SAVITT STAFF CORRESPONDENT AND A.A.P. NEW YORK, Sept. 2. The limping Dick Savitt yesterday won his quarterfinal match against Budge Patty in the U.S. singles championship by sheer power, in a colourless five set match. Savitt beat Patty, 6-3, 1-6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, before a crowd of 11,000. An even bigger attendance at Forest Hills is expected today, when Savitt plays Victor Scixas, and Frank Sedgman meets the defending champion, Art Larsen, in the semi-finals, Savitt s infected leg was bothering him, and he hobbled to the court. But by sheer ac curacy he was able to conserve his energy and provoke fatty into errors. Pattys strokemakmg was superior tor most ot tne match, but he wilted continu- elly under the pressure of Savin's awkward cannonball service. At times the slim, lightly- built Patty almost had the rac quet spun from his grasp in vain attempts to return tne service. In the second and third sets Patty's excellent placements and well-controlled lobs overcame Savitt when his service became slightly ragged. Patty made his husky oppo nent run all over the court to retrieve shots. At the end of the third set Savitt looked thoroughly beaten, but he came back with his service working well, and beat Patty back with the weight and force of his strokes. Seixas Steadier Demand For Morse Code MELBOURNE, Sunday. Warn-ings by trainer Lou Robertson that Melbourne Cup favourite Morse Code has not been pleasing him have not been heeded. Public demand for Morse Code continues persistent. Even after the horse had finished ahead of only Flying Halo (knocked back through interference) in the Memsie Stakes yesterday, bookmakers swd they were obliged to keep Morse Code Melbourne Cup tavourue. Morse Code is "tied up" in nis ninaquarters. Laurie Hussar, who will meet Iron Duke in the Feehan Stakes at Moonee Valley -next Saturday, shades Chicquita as L-aumeid Lup favourite. Generous, winner of the Doona Handicap (Um) at Laulheld yesterday, may not start in tne (Jaulheld Cup. He win probably run in the Mel-bourne Cup. Big Doubles Two 100,000 Cups doubles were reported from Caulneia races yesterday. The comoinaiions were: Welkin Sun-Douglas and Flying tiaio-iuatea. TI.ese bets were made by one leading doubles man, who HORSES FROM ENGLAND Three mares -and a colt arrived in Svdnev from En- land in the freighter Delphic yesterday. The mares, Oceana, Pearl Bank, and Mirimar. have been consigned to trainer Maurice McCarten by owner Mr. Stan ley Wootton. The colt, Emir El Said, is by Derby winner Bois Rous- sel. He win go to Mrs. 5. I. Dean's property at Windsor, Former English trainer R. O. Maxwell, who looked after the horses on the voyage, said he would "look around" before he decided whether he would train in Australia. also reported the following doubles: Lucky Mascot-Desert stream, 75,000; Durham l-ordham, 60,000; and Gay reu-air nana, su.uuu. Ten years old. Sir Band is a Longreach and Ingham Cups winner id vuccnsiana. Kwigmc.g and Jovial Lad were supported straight out in the Caulficld Cup for 20,000 each.. Order of preference in the Cups is: CAULFIELD CUP Laurie Hussar. Iron Duke. Chlcaulta. Delta. Midway. True Course. Orey Boots. Rhodes, Durham, Aristocrat, Alister. Davey Jones, Great World. Jovial Lad, Welkin un, Kcgcnt King, MELBOURNE CUP Morse Code. Basha Fclika. Hvdrncen. Orev Boots. Prince o Fairies. Delia, free kick, Midway, Blue Vest, Chicquita, Forest Beau, Rhodes. Aristocrat, Alister, Bankstreami Free Rule. Oay Felt. Durham. mi iliti 1 HZ'-- w 1 .... A- V1 W i f'M " -3 Greg Hawlek, with his fractured jaw bandaged after it had been placed in a splint last night. Herbert Flam, runner-up last year for the title, was eliminated in his quarter-final by Vic Seixas, the conqueror of Ken McGregor. Seixas won the two hours match, 1-6, 9-7, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3. He lasted just a little better than the more brilliant Flam, and remained steadier in the crises. Frank Sedgman and Doris Hart moved into the final of the mixed doubles champion ship when they beat Charles Hare (U.S.)' and Miss Jean Quertier (Britain), 6-4,. 6-2, in a semi-final yesterday. Clearly superior, and com binine splendidly, Sedgman and Miss Hart are expected to retain the title they won last year. Bill I albert and Mrs. Pal Todd had a hard tussle in a quarter-final against Austra nun von tanuy ana me incw York Negress Althea Gibson, the more experienced pair being taken to a 16-games tnird set. MEN'S SINGLES Ouarter.flnalst V. Scixas beat H. Flam. 1-6. 9-7. 2-6. 6-2. 6-3: R. Savitt beat B. Patty, 6-, 1-6. 4-6, c-i, 0-4. WOMEN'S SINGLES Ouarler-flnnlst Miss D. Hart rtl.S.V beat Miss N. Chaffee (U.S.I. 6-2. 6-4: Mrs. J. Walker-Smith (G.B.) beat Mrs. M. Kurac tu.s.), 6-z, 6-3. MIXED DOUBLES Fourth round: C. Hare (U.S.)-Mlss J. Quertier (G.B.) beat S. Clark-Miss o. HaKcr IU.5.J, 6-4, 6-4. Quarter-final: W. Talbert-Mrl. P. C. Todd (U.S.) beat n. Candy (Aust.)-MI A. Gibson (U S.). 6-0, j-o. -. Semi-final: F. Sedaman tAust.V Miss D. Hart (U.S.) beat C. Hare- Miss Quertier, 6-4. 6-2. The Australian Davis Cup squad Frank Sedgman, Ken McGregor, and Mervyn Rose will be entered in 'the Sydney metropolitan lawn tennis championships. The championships, to be played at Strathfield late this month, will probably be the squad's first appearance after it returns from the United States. Other Australian stars likely to appear are Bill Sidwell, George Worthington, Lewis Hoad, and Ken Rosewall. The appearance of Sedgman, McGregor and Rose is being awaited by George Worthington, who is seeking a place in the squad. Worthington decisively de feated Australian junior star Ken Rosewall in straight sets. 6-4, 6-2, to win the Hardcourt Associations singles cnam-nionship yesterday. Rosewall was unable to cope with Worthington's net-rushint; came. Rosewall's backhand, usually safe and reliable under any type of pressure, broke down so frequently that he lost confidence in tne snot This was the first time Worthington had met Rosewall, and the win was his second in Ihe championship singles. An excellent early-season nerformer. he holds the metro nolitan singles, in wnicn nei defeated Ken McGregor last year. Doubles Delay Solomon's name is in a list of backs who will be asked to train hard this week. The Blaster cast has been removed from his injured right hand and Solomon is in excellent physical condition, maintained through constant training. The injury was suffered in the August 4 match between University and Randwick at Because of darkness the final of the men's doubles, between Worthington and Bill Sidwell and Rosewall and Hoad. was not completed. When olav ceased Rosewall and Hoad had a set in at 7-5, and the scores were 5-5 in the second set. The womc.'j doubles cham pionship was woi. by State players. Mrs. K. Hawton and Mrs. Fogarty, from Mrs. J Doyle and Mrs. J. Martin. Challenge For Title The new Australian flyweight champion, Taffy Hancock, yesterday challenged bantamweight champion Jimmy Car-ruthers to defend his title. Hancock regained the fly weight title by stopping Jimmy Laffin in 13 rounds at Bris bane last Friday night. His manager, Ern McQuil lan, says that Hancock could come in at 8-2 for Carruthers. but the bout must be for Car-ruthers's bantamweight .itle. I would not let Hancock fight Carruthers above the 8-6 limit. That is why 1 am insist ing on a title tight, said McQuillan. Carrutherss manager. Dr. McGirr, said: "1 will agree to Carruthers meeting Han cock, but it must be a 12- round match. 'Hancock would have to prove himself over this dis tance before Carruthers would stake his title. TACTICS IN RULES WIN Switching its forwards at half-time, Western Suburbs beat Sydney at Trumper Park yesterday to win the Australian Rules minor premiership. This is a notable achieve ment as West has been in the competition only four years. West won by 21-12 (138) to 18-13 (121) after being behind 21 points at half-time. At half-time West captain, George Hall, switched Ray Stivey from full-forward to! centre-halt-torwara. Bob Hall went from centre-half-forward to Stivey's position. Hall, who had not played well and not kicked a goal, scored four in the third Quarter. He kicked a further tout in the last quarter. Stivey, too, played better in the centre-half position and kicked three goals in the third quarter. Svdnev will now olav New town in the first semi-final next Saturday, and West will meet East in the second semi-final next Sunday. SHOCK LIKELY IN WEST SIDE Western Suburbs is likely to announce a shock selection to play five-eighth against Manly-Warringah in the second Rugby League semi-final at the S.C.G. on Saturday. West has been placed in an awkward position in finding a five-eighth since Dev Dines's old spinal injury recurred a fortnight ago. Regular five-eighth Frank Stanmore sustained a bad knee iniurv several matches ago, and Dines was moved into his position. With Dines now unavail able, West will be forced to experiment in the all-impor tant match against Manly. Ihe announcement ot West's side has been delayed until after training to-morrow afternoon. The two regular three-quar ters, winger George Bain and centre Keith Cullen, will be available again after recover ing from injuries. Both players will have to undergo a severe fitness test at to-morrow's training. Manly s side, announced lasi night, remains unchanged. Ml players are reported to be fit. Reserved Seats The N.S.W.R.L. will con sider a system of seal reservation for the grand final at its meeting to-night. A grand nnal became neces sary when the minor premier, South Sydney, was beaten by oi. vjcorge in me nrsi semi final on Saturday. It will be played at the Sports Ground on Sunday. September 23. Many officials consider that reserved seats and use of "stackers" for other seats would help raise the Sporis Ground's capacity above 'he normal 35.0UU. A suggestion that the N.S.W.R.L. stage the match with admission by ticket only has already been discussed, but is unlikely to be accepted, South' Half South Sydney will choose its side to play in the grand final alter training on I ucsday. The vacant half-back posi tion is likely to be tilled by reserve-grader Kay Mason, Regular half-back Greg i-iawicK sustained a tracturcd jaw on Saturday and last night nao it placed in a splint. The League's dental officer said Hawick would not eal normal hard food for at leas) 12 weeks, and had no chance of playing again this season Hawick had hoped to play in the grand final, but said: "I can only be guided bv the ucniai omcer. VIC FLINT- By Miclmel O'Malley And Dean Miller ftjAMParfsC' SV NIS WOUNPEP HAMg AMSBU'Ugat HAS, I ,uum.B vvwNca m obi-wwt, VWOTTA XlPECMJC'asjJ0V--AKIlM WTfONLV sow baov i E0a CHASMO CV A HOT V HANP I'M 0JA -rHTOwjHtUSB A FUNKTV TMt OOK AT lOOAONB, MSPBCTOKt r-uav W TUU lBLVdC'l A AAOTOR: COP NPOKMATOM OVA CHASSP V fR 1MB 1 A KIP IN A 7 fVlEAKIWHtLft, SHimtV R.DT AMP J ' 1 1 .nu.fl i,ltL -Asm mrs aliabj 01 lAel 1 1 Bh-rk.MtB au raruAJS. 1 VlK 6SJa CHAStB aVAHOT KXX V HANP 1 WE mOIHU UN IVTBAiTy, SWPTY J MrsrMPCl M ' Solomon Training For Place In R.U. Semi-final By FRANK TBERNEY University selectors are expected to include John Solomon in the club's training squad for next Saturday's Rugby Union semifinal against Eastern Suburbs at North Sydney. Coogee. Solomon left the field in the first half. John Blomley, also an international centre, replaced Solomon in University's team, saiuraays match carries with it the club chairman ship points and the minor premiership. This has been raiA because rain made it i sible to play the June in match between University and East. Each team has 26 points in the premiership, with University leading on oer. centages. those to be considered for University are Reg McHugh-Peter Knibbs, John Solomon, John Blomley, Keith Gudsell Ralph Garner, Dick Tooth, Ran Jacob; D. Brockhoff, p. Harvey, M. Lloyd, D. Engel, I. Sinclair, C. Orr, E. Masters R. Chambers. M. Elliott. East Men Fit Inquiry On Battery ADELAIDE, Sunday. S.A.J.C. stewards yesterday investigated the possibility that the battery-rigged saddle seized at Eudunda on Wednesday had been used on major metropolitan tracks recently. No official announcement was made but it is believed fresh developments might be pending. Inquiries yesterday placed ihe name found on the saddle by police experts in the doubtful class as a clue. A lightweight jockey, who was at Eudunda, and another rider, who was successful al a recent metropolitan meeting, were called before the stewards separately yesterday. Later a prominent trainer was interrogated. From these inquiries stew ards reported that they had established the fact that a saddle was left for jockey R. Jackman at this trainer's stables and was collected by Jackman before the hudundn meeting. Further moves are likely to be made to-morrow to narrow the lines of approach to the inquiry when it reopens. There were rumours yester day that stewards conducted searches tor batteries but they were witnout foundation. Four Eastern Suburbs nlav. ers who were injured in the maicncs against Manly and Northern Suburbs have recovered, and the side is expected to be that which beat Northern Suburbs at North Sydney on August 18. I nese players Rav Smr- (ankle), Johnny Lazanus (shoulder and leg), Keith McLellan (groin), and captain Perc Newton (arm) are key men. All trained well on Saturday morning. tasts team probably will be: R. Smee; J. Lazanus. K. McLellan, M. Tate, C. Kings-mill, J. Stroud, R. Jackson; B. Cocks. B. Webb. J. Barra. clough, H. Newton, J. Car roll, J. Baxter. K. Coegins. S. Rigby. For the second season in succession, East's four grade, teams have reached the semifinals. Eastwood, admitted to the Union in 1947. figures in one semi-final, its fourth grade team having beaten University on percentages. The team wijl train at Eastwood on luesday night. WALLSEND IS LEADER Wallsend beat Cess-nock, 3-1, at Cessnock yesterday and regained a two-point lead in the inter-city Soccer competition. With only one round remaining, Wallsend seems certain to win the minor pfemiership. The northern club is now 38 points two more than Granville and three more than Leichhardt. In the last round Wallsend meets West Wallsend at Wallsend, Granville play; Cessnock at Cessnock, and Leichhardt plays Woonona at Lambert fark. If Wallsend loses and Gran ville wins, a play-off between tne two clubs would necessary to decide the minor premier. International centre-forward R. Date yesterday scored two brilliant goals for Wallsend, his second being from penalty. Cumberland won the Southern League premiership wncn it beat North snore, 2-1, in an even malch al Macarthur Park, Granville. be astalBBBB, J Murray Valley . . so should YOU ! When it's Springtime in the Valley, then') the time to take a Happy-go-Luxury holiday. Relax in the enchantment of mile after mile of everchanging scenery, resplendent with the countleas bues of a fairyland of blossom. for a "different" holiday. 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