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BaJbe Ruitli Talks About Entering National Amateur Title GoH i ri the Chicago rtars at Soldier Fielf Bachitiaii Lead in Vote the of Aunlt 2o. To Name All-Star Coaell Barman had d0(l2 polnU. to rttrxrx 1 AVi R6120 for Bemie Minne-CinCAOO, July 29 Pf.nk Tfcomajs, of Alabima. Charles Bactiman, of Michigan tnSrd wlth Mjj7i. tmj Alvin State, was today's leader in the poll ro McMUUn, of Indians yester-to select a coach for the college dya leader, had for fourtb Defends Crown Seeded Stars Near Defeat At Scabright Nets The Comely Kampa Gal Allison to Meet Austin in Davis Cup First Fray Budge Draw Fred Perry For Opening TnIe In Team Titii.orr Tennis ali-tar football team wnich meets piace.

hi Parker and Bell Isehiiul When Rain Intervenes; Ifineft ami Manin Leail lit Big Bam Revels In Rain to Card 81 in Tourney Start With Birdie Firsl But Four Putts Later; Just Misses Top Flight VTEW YORK, July 26 1 (AP). Babe Ruth, having made a successful debut as a tournament golf-. er, sees no reason why hi? name should not be among the starters in the national amateur at Cleveland. "If I can play liie this In the rain and at that, a bit careless, I don't see why I shouldn't be able to qualify for the said the Babe after he missed by. only one stroke getting into the championship flight in the Westchester County Club's invitation tournament.

"If I can arrange my business affairs I sure intend to give it a try a anyway." It was th rollicking Babe of baseball days who splashed throush the rain yesterday for an 81. one stroke A ft a' jf' I v-if Z-i: i ii s- XT i a mm ONCE AGAIN! LONDON, July 26 (AP). Wilmer Allison will meet H. W. (Bunny) Austin in the opening singles match of the Davis Cup challenge round tennis series between the United States and Great Britain, starting tomorrow.

The second match will pit Donald Budge, sensational California youngs'er, against Fred Perry, the world's amateur champion. These pairings will be reversed for the final two ngles matches on Tuesday. The doubles, on Monday, will find Allison and John Van Ryn opposing Georae Patrick Hughe i and C. R. D.

Tuckey. Their last hard practice over, the United States' tennis aces re.ted today in preparation for the supreme test. Sixth Challenge When Allison. Budge square off against the Eng.ish stars, it w.ll be the sixth time the United States has fought for the cup in the challenge round since losing porpe5sion of the trophyto France in 1927. Joseph Wear, non-playing leader of the invaders, was hoping the luck of the draw would match Allison aga.nst Austin on the opening day while the little Texan was still fresh.

He got his wLh. Tallman Takes Skeet Laurels The Town's Most Sensational Tire Valucc SEABRICirr. N. Julv 26 (AP). Unless Bsrkele" Bell, the roving Texan who now lives In New Yorlc.

snaps out of it today, another new name will be eneraved on trie silver bowl tht aoes to the winner of the fteabright Lawn and Cricket Club's annual tournament. Bell, who always looks tired and worn on the tennis court, won the men'i singles here last year bv heating Wilmer Allison, the nation's No. 1 ace. in the and B-van "Bitsy" Orant in the ftml. Bell was confident vesterday he would take the second leg this week, but later he took the court ralnst Wilmer H'nes.

of Columbia. S. C. In a match and trailed two sets one when heavy downpour forced the committee to call off" activity for th Hines On Service Hlnes caoitalized on his powerful service and won the firet 6-4. ftnd the tb'rd.

fi-2. Bell, always a flshter, pulled fut the second bv 7-5 hut Into ncMon today at a disndvantaee. Prankie Parker, l-vpar-old Law-renceville School student who was top-seeded in the draw, was even nearer defeat in the other semifinal, losing th- first two sets to Gregory S. Mangin. of Newark, national Indoor chamolon.

nd trailinsr in the third. The scores were 6-4. 8-6. 2-1. Mrs.

Arnold in Final These unfinished contests and a women's semi-final betwe-n Mrs. Mariorte Oladman Van Pvn. of Phl'adelph'a and Grarvn Wheeler, nf ants. Monica. were the first order of business today.

The winners of the men's matches w-re to mt't later in the final and the semi-finals of the men's doubles. The finals of the women's doubles also were scheduled. The van Ryn-Wheeler ensrajre-merr nlso wa stopoed bv rain w-trdav with he score ell ven. Tlie wife of the Divls Cno doubles nlsv-er won the fi-st set. 7- and Miss Whel-r took th second.

6-4. The pinner of this match will met Mrs. Pfhel Burkhnrdt Arnold, of Los Angeles in the final tomor- A JL TL "Crusader" In front of Dick Chapman, defending champion. Don bit Headers "We're ofT." the Bambino shouted a gallery a he sank a 10- foot putt for a birdie three on the first hole. "It's too bad thev can's xr.aka this a double header for tomorrow, the crowd would be bij-rr." A few minutes later he was apologizing for three-puitinr the water soaked second green.

"I knew that birdis was too good to be true. he said. At the fourteenth he called time out and invited his partners, caddies and small band of admirers to have one on him at stand. Smoke Got In Ilk Eye The Babe then lighted a big cigar and started for the tee. Everything went fine until he reachrd the jrreen.

Then, on in thre? ml 12 feet from th pin. he tock four P'Jtt to hole out. "Smoke got in my eves." he said, shaking the ashes off his cigar. "Now that I'm ued to it. watch me go." With his No.

7 iron, the Babe lifted the ball on its wav toward the fifteenth. The little white pellet landed foot from the green's edge and buried itself in the mud. Preparing for the assault of an army of stars from all over the country, Dave Mitchell, of Indianapolis, above, winner of the National Public Links tournament of 1934, is ready to defend his title. The tournament will be played in Mitchell's home city. Ferris Fish In Loop Triumph Cadets Sweep Meet With Alco at Canny, 42-29; Pulaski Nabs Polo Tilt Swininiinje League Last Nlghr Rrmll JVrrls School.

42: Afo. 39. Standing tie Teams W. L. Prt.

Chris 0 000 pyrn a j. coi Lrg on ......1 1 Alco 1 Kid 0 1 Twelfth Ward 0 011 Swimming Tonlht WarJ Kid. Watrr Fala Tonight Alco vs. Twelfth Ward, Capturing six out of eight firsts, Ferris Industrial School chalked up its second straight victory of the season in the Wilmington Swimming League sinking Alco in the Canby Pool last night, 42-29. Pulaski Legion trounced CHris-tiana in the first league water polo match, Summary: 200-yard relay Won ot Alco (lbil.

F. Durham. Vontak, Durham I acond, Alco. Time, 3 06. Diving Won by Hill.

aecond. rerria; third, Payne, Alco. Winning score. oO 6. 50-yard free ty Won by Ferris; second.

K. Durham, third. Ubil, Alco. T.mr. :30.

SO-yard back troke Won by Xfurray, Ferris: second. Brown. third, F. Durham. Alco.

Time. :3.2. SOO-yard free style Won br Crawford. FerrU; second. Shorts.

Alco; third, Witsil, FerrU. Time. 50-yard breast stroke Won br Kinne-mun. second. Murray.

Ferris; third, F. Durham. Alco. Time. lOO-yard free style Won by troll.

Alco; second. Crawford. Ferris; third. Agnew, Ferris. Time.

150-ygrd medley relay Won by FerrU (Murray. Kinnsmuo, Adams). Time, 1:44.4. Church League The Misxtts Elizabeth (left) and Erna Kompa, 20 and It-year-old, sisters, respectively, of Brooklyn, would be welcome enough additions to any women's swimming festival as you can readily guess even if they weren't tdpnotch paddlers. Both are backstroke stars, Elizabeth toon the national women's backstroke championship at 220 yards with Erna in second place, both shutting out the defending champion, Alice Bridges; and Erna swam the dorsal section of the delay wherein the Women's Swimming Association 'team won the titular 300-meters medley.

Germany Is Olympic Site, Not Host, Brundage Says reason to question at present, from ill! 1 I ItJ HIUUHUUUANl lr I'll fcx 'ir WaUU UWUu Weirht Will Help "Use vcur head." Chapman but the miehtv Babe decide t- use his bulk of 230 pounds. He rove his niblick into the turf be-h nd the ball. Mud flew e'erywhere Vj: the impact lifted the Mil to ithln 18 inches of the cup. whence cot his par three. "Just as I thought." he said.

sTiillng. will helo ence in a lifetime in golf and this was the once. The Babe's SI left him nine s'rokes behind the medalist, William Tobin. of Planderr.e. whose 72 was one of the best competitive rounds of the current season considering the adverse weather conditions.

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Grler Top TrapHiiooler In Weekly W.T.A. Event; 100-Bird Test Tomorrow F. O. Tallman, and Captain John B. Grier took down the leading honors in the twilight skeet and night trapshooting events at the Wilmington Trapshooting Association near New Castle yesterday, Tail-man broke 25 straight in the skeet contest and Orier shattered 49 of the 50 clay birds to top the trap-shooters.

Len Yergerand Roy Crothers tied for skeet runner-uo honors with 23 breaks. Norm Wriefht was second at the traps with 48. About 30 shooters participated. Registered Shoot The Wilm.ngton Trapshooting Association will stage a 100-bird registered trapshooting event tomor row. The program will start at 1 o'clock.

High gun and class prizes will be offered. The skeet field will also be open all afternoon. Yesterday's scores: TrapbtinK 3. B. Grifr 3.

Foard 2 H. A. Wright J. C. Ouenveur ..2 I.

D. MeCauley ..47 U. D. Re-! ......1 C. H.

Mason ....47 A. H. ...41 L. Foard C. G.

Collins ....40 A. jone 44 R. R. Baker Dr. L.

Paraons l. s. Evans 31 j. A. McDonald ..42 T.

T. Diiean 30 a. R. Crothers ..42 Dr. R.

Murray Lewia Class winners Class 1: J. B. Grier, X. A. Wr.fht.

Class 2: A. R. Hopkins L. D. Reed.

Skeet O. Tallman, Jr. 252S Yerger G. Crothers 23 C. H.

Mason 31 L. D. Resd I. Xeil J. Winchester 3rd J.

Winchester. Jr A. P. Hart J. B.

Orier T. T. Dusan IS 17 23 21 21 20 18 L. S. Evans N.

A. Wright 19 Dr. E. Benger 1 T. N.

Joyce 1 A. R. Hopfcins Mrs. F. G.

Ttl'mm J. C. LaSerty Dr. A. Goberman 13 12 Trophy winners F.

G. Tal'man, I. Yerger. O. R.

Crothera. American Honored HARROW, Eng. (AP) A teak i stand has been erected on the foot- ball field of Harrow's famous public school by Mrs. C. P.

Wyckofl in memory of her husband, an Ameri- can citizen and old Harrovian, who was for many years local secretary of the Harrow association in New York. Ocean City Reels I a Hay Co. i 1 both German political and sports leaders, that there will be no interference with the games and that all the rules and regulations will be enforced to the "The strength and impcrtance of organized amateur sports comes from its independence. It establish, es and attempts to maintain the "highest standards in its own field of endeavor, and will not tolerate political, racial or religious interference of any kind. It cannot, therefore, with good grace or propriety, interfere in the internal political, religious or racial affairs of any country or group." A.

A. U. Head Differs NEW YORK? July 26 AP). Jeremiah T. Mahoney, president of the Amateur Athletic Union, said yesterday that if reports he had heard of German discrimination against Jewish athletes were sub- stantiated, he personally would vote against United States' participat'oo in the Olympic games at Berlin next year.

Mahoney stressed that he was speaking as an individual and not for the A. A. U. and pointed out. likewise, that the A.

A. U. delegation was only a part of the American Olympic Committee which has the final say in Olympic matters. The A. A.

national head said lie had heard rumors of German persecution of Jewish athletes. "If they are true, you can bet I'll vote against our sending a team over there," he added. "There is no room for discrimination on grounds of race, or creed in the Olympics. The A. A.

in 1933, voted to accept a.i invitation to compete at Berlin in 1936 provided Germany pledged that there would be no discrimination against Jewish athletes If that pledge is not kept, I personally do not see why we should compete. "However, our annual meeting will not be held until November and we have plenty of time to thrash out the whole question amicably." Senators Get Slugger WASHINGTON (AP). The Washington Senators have obtained a slugging young outfielder. Dee Miles, from Chattanooga of the Southern Association. He hit .320 and Boss Bucky Harris says he's one of the best fielders he's ever seen.

ipiiHisS'xa i i 1 a All -x. Gathered by Grayson Newspaper Enterprise Association Sports Editor row. Because she was abV to win In straight sets. 9-7. 8-6.

over Catherine Wolf, of Elkhart. Ind Mrs. Arnold finished ahead cf the downpour. Wl.Jie Sox Now Com- Up With Japanese Rat Roy CHICAGO AP). The White Sox.

who vears intrrrA t. ba.ebll Edd'e Bennett himA.k,t bat boy who later rooted the' urooKiyn Dodeers into a world series, in 1920. and later mascotted the Yankees, now have come up with another oddity in bat bovs. Yosh Komano is his name. He's an undersized Japanese of 14 years.

Manager Jimmy Dykes found Yosh waiting for him in New York, the boy having all the way from California ostensibly to visit an uncle living in New Jersey. (The uncle hasn't seen him yet.) Seribe-Medico-Ref Dr. Eddie O'Brien, famous football official and team physician of the Boston Red Sox, was a sports writer in his youth and actually made a spring training trip as a reporter at the age of 16. Ruth a Restaurateur? NEW YORK (NEA). It Is reported that Babe Ruth, backed by promoters, may open a New York restaurant, along the lines of Jack Dempsey's.

No. 13 3M yards. Par 4. Dog-'eg to left. A drive and a No.

4 No. 14 Ia yards. Par. 3. Again over the creek to a well-trapped green.

No. IS 417 yards. par 4. some of the worst traps of the course and a narrow alley to the green. No 1 Now 491 yards and to be lengthened to 530.

Par $. Dog-leg- to right. N'o. 17 Now 352 yards. To be lengthened to 30.

par 4. A drive and a pitch down hill with traps making a to the ft. No. 3 Now 33 yards. To be lengthened to 420.

Par 4 little Trouble for Little Country Club is fairly roily. The rough Ls studded with troublesome hummocks. It a perfect setup for the long hitting Lawson Little to make It two British and American Amateurs in succession. Little will have to be only half as good as he was at St. Annes.

The Stanford student has the killer instinct at match play. In the British Amateur of a year ago he beat James Wallace in the final, 11-10 George T. Dunlap, and other better cup chasers ought to go well at Country Club. Maurice McCarthy, has been a resident of Cleve land for several years. He knows his way around and Is a corking match player.

There is a comparative scarcity of i toppotch amateurs, although a fine field is coming up. including Spec Goldman. Willie Turnesa. Charley Koscis, Charley Yates, Zeli Eaton, and Johnny Fischer. Handling the gallery at Country Club Is going to be a somewhat perplexing problem.

The layout Is anything but roomy. The holes are built close to each other. The No. 1 tee is very close to the gorgeous clubhouse. The fairways generally are narrow and lined with trees.

Cleveland was host to the National Amateur only once before, when Jerome D. Travers won the first of his four titles in 1907. Travers prevailed on the long-since sub-divided course of the old Euclid Club at Cedar Hill. CHICAGO. July 26 AP).

Avery Brundage, president of the American Olympic Committee, said today he knew cf no racial or reli-'gious reasons why the United States shcuid not be represented in the Olymp.c games at Berlin in 193S. "I haven't heard of anything to indicate discrimination against athletes of any race or religion sinc-2 last year when there were reports that Jewish athletes might not be to represent Germany in the games," he said. That question was answered by assurances from German political and sports leaders that there would be no racial, religious or political interference of any kind. I know of no reason for questioning these guarantees. "I don't know what charges of Mr.

Mahoney (Jeremiah Mahoney, president of The Amateur Athletic Union) had in mind yesterday when he said he would if they were substantiated, vcte against participation at Berlin. Federation Governs "In any case," he continued, "Germany has nothing whatsoever to do with the management of the games. The Germans provide the facilities and make preliminary arrangements, but that is all. Every individual sport on the program is under the full and complete control of the International Federation governing that sport, and the entire enterprise is under the sole jurisdiction of the International Olympic Committee. "The time and place for the Oiympic games of 1936 were fixed by the international committee long before the present German government came into power.

The Olympic protocol provides that this must be done at least three years In advance since it takes at least that long to prepare for this great enterprise. It would therefore be quite impossible to change the venue now even it it were desired. Assured No Interference "Both the International and American Olympic committees have every assurance, which there is no Lopez Bobbles His First Pop-Foul, in Cincinnati CINCINNATI (AP). Al Lopez, Brooklyn catcher, this season com- mitted his first muff of a pop-foul, in a game at Reds' field here. Paul Derringer, Cincinnati pitcher who hit the ball, jostled Al along the first base line just before the catcher touched the ball, but no interference was officially charged against Derringer and the muff was scored an error.

It was the first bobble of that Lopez committed in his major league career. Rough on Bats CINCINNATI (NEA). Babe Herman, who is back with the Cincinnati Reds, is rough on bats. The outfielder used 80 with the Chicago Cubs last season, and paid for them. SPECIALi PENN-VALLEY MOTOR OIL 100 Pennsylvanla-DeWaxea In 2-Gallon Cans.

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TuniorV Pky Reaches Semis Walter Ioek Top Quarter Final Onpo-nentf in Straight Sels Top tended Steve Bartoshesky and Walter Mock gained the semifinal round of the Delaware State Junior park court championships yesterday registering straight -set vie torles. although forced to apply the pressure In the second act. defeated Paul Derm on d. 6-1. S-7.

whSe Mock scored a 7-5. 6-3 victory over C. Moran. Dowllnp and Nason scored an upset in the doubles by eliminating the top ranked pair of Bartoshesky and J. Hussey in straight sets.

6-4, 7-5. Summaries: SINGLES Qnarter-Finals Bartoshesky defeated P. Dfsmend. 6-1. W.

Mock defeatM! C. Moran, 7-5, -3. DOmLES Qnarter-Finals T. Kaen acd B. Dowling dfeatd 8-Bartcsheskr and J.

Huaser. i-4. 1-5. P. Desmond and B.

Banker defeated B. Jordan and P. Dill. -4. P.

DMmond and B. Banker defeated B. Jordan and P. DiH. 6-4.

2-. 6-1. W. Taylor and G. Eckmin defeated J.

Mearn and W. Wendle. 6-3, -S. E. Harkina and A.

Mock dfeated 8. Bnttlnfham and J. Elliott. 6-8. -6.

6-0. Hercules Club Talks Of New Golf Course Construction of a golf course for employes of the Hercules Powder Company is now being considered, and if enough persons connected with th company signify their intention of becoming members a course may be built and the Hercules Country Club organized. The Hercules Men's Club is ascertaining sentiment of employes of the company as to such a project, but nothing definite has been decided on and nothing further will be done, it is understood, unless srntiment is sufficiently pronounced to warrant the club going ahead with it. Remember? One Ta Ac Toaj Percy Beard a world record in the 110-meter high iB Stockholm. Time: 14.3.

Fire Teara A( Today Johnny Lehman of Chicago won the Western Amateur golf championship by defeating Ira Couch, 4-3. in CMefC. tmm Tn Af a Today The International Lawn Tennia Federation ru: that 4aiU ued in tournament play muat mea- ure up to a et code. 29x4.40-21 3.43 31x5.25-21 5.55 29x4.50-20 3.79. 28x5.5048 5.47 30x4.50-21 3.99 29x5.50-19 5.87 28x4.75-19 4.25 6.00x18 8.08 29x4.75-20 4.39 6.00x19 29x5.00-19 6.00x20 8.55 30x5.00-20 4.62 6.00x21 8.77 28x5.25-18 4.59 6.50x19 10.17 30x5.25-20 5.15 6.50x20 11.25 No attempt ill be made to make the beautiful Country' Club course here extremely difficult for the National Amateur, Sept.

fl-14, as was done at Oakmont for the Open. Country Club is not hard nor is it easy. It could be made real tough if they cared to add bunkers. The 200 competitors, the longest list of qualifiers since the tournament was inaugurated at fashionable Newport in 1895. will have to be straight.

Playing from the back tees, Billy Burke, the home professional, and his assistant, Joe Knester, beat Phil Perkins, and Al Espinosa, 2 and 1, the other evening. Burke had a 69 Knester a 74, Espinosa a 75 and Perkins a 76. The course has been slightly changed by adding new hazards and lengrthening scene of the holes to bring the total yardage to about 6800, or jess than 200 yards shorter than treacherous Oakmont. Inspecting Country Club Let's play it with Burke, the personable Open champion of 1931: No. 1354 yards.

Par 4. A airaight drive and a mash; over the creek to the green. No 3 43 yards. Eay par I. Dog-ieg to the right.

No. 3315 yarU. Par 4. A orsve ano a niblick. No.

4 325 yards. Par 4. Neatly trapped to penaliae anything but a straight ball on drive and second. No. 5 20O yards, par 3.

Likely to be one of the more formidable hole if there is wind. No. 425 yards. Par 4. Dog-lg to the left.

Chance ta use a apoon. Also likely to prove a hoodoo to many. No. 7 460 yards. Par 4.

A narrow fairway well trapped on both sldea. A tough ho'- No. 520 yards, par 5. Double dogleg to the right and a downhiU roll for drive and second. No 9 14 yards.

Par 3. A mashia hot over the creea. No. 1 3M yard. Par 4.

A drive and a m.diron No. 31 144 yards. Par J. Chance to use a number three or four. Na.

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