The Daily Messenger from Canandaigua, New York on July 13, 1939 · Page 12
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Y, THURSDAY, JTJIT «, MM, SMITH THREAT IN PGA Chicagoan Changes Style Ot Play to Better His Game Considerably NEW' YORK (ffi) -- Advice to tellers clept.: Don't believe the aged adage that you can't teach an old dog a new trick or two. Take the case of Horton Smith, the blond Chicagoan, who lias been "often a bridesmaid but never a bride" in 12 years of topflight goli, or more simply, a lad who never has won a major golf championship. Worried, he went to Alex Morrison last Spring and they probed Horton's game -- which had been good enough to win the North- South, the Master at Augusta twice, the French open and plenty of others -- to find out why it didn't click when the big blue chips were down. They found out, as a result Horton is one of the real threats of | the current P. G. A. tournament. It's a highly technical change, hard to describe, but its effects are immediately apparent in his play since then -- notably in the National Open in which he was a factor until the...63rd hole, the Massachusetts open and in an exhibition at Oak Park, 111., where his 66 set a competitive course record. /.' '- Today he is pitted against E. J. (Dutch) Harrison, who works for Horton's brother out in Oak Park, 111. Horton entered the 36-hole quarter-final round at the Pomonok C. C., yesterday with a well-turned- out 4 and 2 victory over Clarence Doser, who rudely upset Ralph Guldahl the day before. Harrison got into the select group with a 27-hole victory over Bruce Coltart. Marching along with, but wary of. the mighty Smith in today's lower bracket were Emerick Kocsis, the slugging surprise from Michigan, and open champion Byron Nelson. In the upper sector defending champion Paul Runyan, who celebrated his 31st birthday yesterday by handing young Ben Hogan a 2 and 1 licking meets handsome Dick Metz, and Rod Munday, Runyan's assistant, will have his hands full Pi:ard, the Hershey hurricane. Those'eight are all that are left after as rousing a third round of championship golf as the venerable P. G. A. ever has seen. Par took such a shellacking it's doubtful if it, or the Pomonok members, will recover. Harrison played 27 holes in 99 shots, an average of a bit over 3.5 per hole; Picard had 14 threes on his card in toppling Al Watrous, and even Munday and Kocsis, who hadn't ever figured in major tournaments before, shot a 69 and a 68, respectively. Baseball School Slated At Sonnenberg Diamond Two sessions of the Atlantic Baseball School, headed by Lew Alexan- cu and -Spike Garnish of the University of Rochester, will be stageci tomorrow at Sonnenberg diamond where baseball players of aH ages can get expert instruction in the; national pastime. The classes will be held from 9 to 12 and 2 to 5 P. M. The school wil? he one of approximately 40 in th? vicinity. The schools are directe.il nationally by Ira Thomas and Jack j Coombs, old-time big league atars. All players are eligible ior the school and should bring their owr. Cloves and be prepared for a strenuous session. Horseshoe Club Cards Get-Together Tomorrow Trick and medal play pitching will be featured at the Horseshoe Club gut-together tomorrow nifiiu at. the Buffalo Street cou:ts when a rroju'am directed by Bob Moore, president of the uroup. will be presented. The program will be: "B'' League n-eclal play, 7 P. M.; "A" League medal play. 8; "B" League pitcli oil final. 8:30: "A" League pitch oil fiual. 9; "B" League consolation; "A" League consolation. 10; tvicl; pitching final, 10:30; tug of war final 11. The gel-together is open to UK public, Moore has announced. M'CARTHY STARS DEFEATS RYAN'S Canandaigua Softball 10 Noses Out Shortsville Team, 11 to 10 SHORTSVILLE -- McCarthy's Stars ten of Canandaigua were victorious over the Shortsville Ryan's | team. 11 to 10, in the first game of j a double bill on the Budd Memorial i park diamond last night. j Ryan and Barry hurled for the I locals, while Gillespie was on the j mound for the Cans. Both tens ! scored in nearly all of the seven frames. Mossey, Kerins. Stinson and VanOrman hitting extra bases for Shortsville. Meath and Gillespie starring for the visitors with triples. Erpman and Pierce doubling to aid in the win. j In the arc fray, the Shortsville jKrauters triumphed over the Fishers team. 8 to 4. The locals tallied jin the second frame on two walks, j two singles, aided by three errors (for the visitors. The Krauters : f-.pain tallied in the fourth on Xeefe's single, and Craver's error at first, allowing Ryan to advance to second. The final Shortsville tally, in the sixth, was scored by Gilfus. who walked, coming home on a single by Rubins. The Fishermen chalked up their four runs in the third when four local errors, coupled with Lehman's bingle. pushed over Craver. Zuber, Sadler and Smith to offer the only serious threat of the fray. Summaries: First Game I Canand'g'a . 2 1 0 2 0 2 4--11 12 2 Shortsville . 0 2 0 3 3 0 2--10 13 3 Batteries: Canandaigua. Gillespie and Meath; Shortsville, Ryan, Barry and VanOrman: AUBURN BEATEN BYSHORTSVILLE Firemen Town 10 Defeats All-Stars On Prison City Diamond i Second Game Fishers . . . . 0 0 4 0 0 0 0--4 3 5 ' Shortsville . . 0 6 0 1 0 1 x--8 4 4 Batteries: Fishers --"Smith and i Zuber; Shortsville, Ryan and I Schrader. SHORTSVILLE' -- Before an estimated crowd of 6,500 softball fans, the Shortsville Firemen Town Team ten overcame the Auburn All-Stars 7 to 4 in nine innings in an encounter played on the Auburn Municipal softball diamond last night. Sliv Walker started the scoring of the locals in the first frame v hen ho pot a life en first on. an error. Walters also reached first in the same manner, Bolan flying out to Dempsey. Sercu, Shortsville hurler. pushed the tally across the plate on his sharp single to right. While Sercu was checking the Auburnites in the first four frames, the Firemen again tallied in the third on Sercu's second bingle to drive in Bolan. With a count of 2 to 0 against the all-stars, the Auburn ten opened up in the fifth when Sercu walked Richardson and Corcoran, both men scoring to knot the count on Dempsey's single. Hulick struck out but Baulick followed with a single to tally Dempsey. Baulick crossed fche plate with the fourth run when Rhodes trippled, the latter being out on a play at home. Pettigrass ended the spree, flying to Boardman. Shortsville again forged out in front in the fray in the sixth frame when Clifford, replacing Suborski on the mound was nicked for three successive hits by Sercu, G. Hessney and Boardman. Sam Hessney, Farnsworth and C. Walker were walked to bring the tally to four runs in the frame when Walters and Bolan ended the frame flying out. The Firemen's final score came in the seventh inning when Sercu bingled for his fourth hit of the fray, crossing the plate on S. Hessney's single. Auburn failed to reach Sercu in the remaining frames to give the locals the win. Richardson and Rhodes starred for the losers, blasting the pill for two and three base hits, respectively. Summary: R H E Shortsville . . .101004100--7 9 1 Auburn . . . . 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 -- 4 9 5 Batteries, Shortsville, Sercu and Farnsworth; Auburn, Suborski, Clifford and Pettigrass and Huteh- inson. There are 4500 youth hostels nov,- operating in 20 countries, affording night's lodging co hikers at approximately 25 cents. PAPEETE QUIETS DOWN PAPEETE, Tahiti JP) -- This gay tropic seaport is sometimes pictured as a. place of perpetual whoopee but actually it quiets down as completely as any other spot. By government decree all noise stops now at | 10 P. M.--and that goes not only for barrooms and streets but even for radios and phonographs in private homes. The Arctic is the shallowest of | all oceans, its maximum recorded ' depth being 12,000 feet. Fun at the Fair Revolves Around Sport Thrills of All Types LIKE UNCLE LIKE NEPHEW SNELL CITY. Mo. (iP -- Walter Gray of Snell City has an uncle in Oklahoma who also is named Walter Gray. And both the Walters have wives named Sarah Elizabeth. And each has a son named Walter, Jr. If that isn't enough, the Walter Gray seniors' birthdays are one week apart from those of their wives. tA iflllt Seventy-five miles of telephone line will be strung in Mount McKinley national park, Alaska, this summer- Syracuse .... There will be sport thrills a-plenty during the 1939 New York State Fair, to be held in Syracuse from August 26 to September 9, as motorcycles, harness horses, running horses, and the annual 10()-mile automobile Championship race cram the schedule for the full fifteen djiys of the Exposition. The Grand Circuit Meet to be held the first week of the Fair promises, as in former years, the finest trotters and pacers in the country in one of the richest meets of the East Two 510.000 stakes, the Commissioner Noyes and the Governor's, will be the features of the week's racing program. Following the example of last year, but with one extra day, running horses with all the thrills and excitement that bang-tails bring will provide the afternoon program during the second week of the Fair. Some of the finest stables in the country will be represented and a big time meet has been arranged. In connection with the running horses, Steeplechasing on the new course will be inaugurated. "The Sport of Kings" will present the newest thrill to State Fair audiences each afternoon as the jumpers circle the most beautiful steeplechase course in America. Also, the State Fair will have the opportunity to present the first officially sanctioned 50-mile motorcycle championship race ever held as a feature of Opening Day. Former winners and all of the country's cycle stars will be present to provide a maximum of speed and excitement. The National Championship Automobile Race, annually held at the State Fair, takes place this year on the middle Saturday. September 2. This is the biggest dirt track race in the country and offers the richest prizes of any track; guaranteeing the finest drivers. These are but a few of the thousand thrills to be shown at the State Fair this year. Every part of the Fair Grounds has been devoted to entertainment and excitement with the hope that the anticipated crowd of half a million people will declare this the greatest State Fair ever Iheld. It Happens In the Best of Games .. HIGH VALUE SAVE at the Sign of the Goodyear Diamond Murphy's Super-Service Niagara Street Canandaigua Phone 613 Baseball temperament slwwe* ftfttf even in th* All-Stan; tanHwfl (tame in New York. Stan Hack *f (he ·**, playing In the Natwnal Leaxve HMO*, was M wnhappy #j*r Umpire Ge«rge MagcifasrtlTs efccrs- ton caWikf Mm e*t -- then*? e*4m* tfce «am* -- th rt he ftamj away his bat as shewn. Then Stan Kvm* l« the simp**, Uyftftf**"* **·»»* «* tw*. A*«f*M leafs* torn we*, 3 w 1, CASING FAILS! TUBE BLOWS! SAFE ON LIFEGUARD! 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