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THE DAILY MBKSENr.Ell..CAMANDAIGUA.Jt. 1939, Beacon Burns as Judges Give Conn Light-Heavy Title From Their Melio NEW YORK f/l') -- There was, rounds. That is, he did in the op- ncither joy nor band music in Beacon, N. Y., today, for Melio liettina blew his light heavyweight I'tle to Billy Conn of Pittsburgh last night In Madison Square Garden. The Beaconites, who hadn't boasted a champion since George Washington was in their midst during the Revolution, came down in a .special train with two bands to support their squot, dark idol -- but the judges voted unanimously for Conn at the close of a hard 15 rounds. The Pittsburgher, scoring h i ? fourth decision in as many starts in New York, whittled his way to victory with a left jab after taking a sound beating for the first five PGA ACES MEET IN SEMI-FINAL " Putters Become War Clubs As Quartet 01 Stars Chase Crown NEW YORK (O) -- The much- maligned putter becomes professional golfdom's magic wand today as four of America's super-golfers meet in the semi-finals of the P. G. A. tournament. On the stubby, par-pummelled Pomonok Club course that puts a terrific premium on second shots and putting, Byron Nelson, the United States open champion, meets E. J. (Dutch) Harrison of Oak Park, 111., while in the other bracket, curly-haired Dick lvie'-z of LaKe Forest, 111., has a date with Henry Picard, glum Hershey, Pa., pro. | The "guy who can putt is the I guy who can win," is the word of no less an authority than Nelson, who put together one of the most magnificent rounds in P. G. A. history to dump Emerick Kocsis by 10 and 9 yesterday. "You can always say that the best man with a putter will win a golf tournament." Nelson said, "but it's especially true on this course. This layout gives no edge to the long hitter -- it's the man who's not on the greens who figures here." That brings up the question, who is the hottest of the quartet that has gone through 144 holes of golf at its fiercest competitive race? On the basis of the play so far, skinny Dutch actually looks like the man to beat. He has drummed out a steady tattoo of sensational putts, anywhere from tricky two- footers to breath-taking 25-fout- ers. But Nelson, who had not a single bogey in 27 holes agains; Kocsis. is not exactly a poor putter. inion of the three judges, who col- leetively voted Bcttina only 18 rounds against 27 lor the slim boy from the West. The Associated Press scored the thing dead even -- seven rounds for each fighter and one round even. By that tabulation, Melio would have retained the crown that he and his fellow Beaconites have ticasured since the New York State Athletic Commi:;. i: ion b.stored i. upon him .six months ago. Melio. who had been badly underrated, came out of the scrap crying bitteily. His manager. Jimmy Grippo. was raving about having, been denied "impartial officials." Earlier in the day he had asked that only one of the officials be of Irish descent, and he evidently thought they had rung in an extra Irishman on him. But whoever was right about the scoring (and, after all, the three men whose opinions counted were unanimous,) it was a good fight -good enough for a return in the opinion of the 15,295 who paid to see it. Bctlina Used Left Considerably Bcttina, crammed to the pars \v:u: "post-hypnosis" applied by his versatile manager, Grippo, started out to give his puzzled opponent a real pasting. For four of the first five chapters, Conn looked like he never had heard of a southpaw before, and Bettina whanged him almost at will with a left that hurt. But when Conn began to catch on, and started dancing and circling to his left and flicking Melio with a long left, it was Melio's turn to be puzzled. For the next four rounds he could only shake his head and look aggrieved, like a cow being poked with a broomstick. But suddenly he came to life again, and the last six stanzas were a dog fight. Melio closed in and slugged again, rocking Conn several times and opening a cut under the handsome kid's right eye. Now and then Billy slugged right back, and once a right nearly dropped Bettina. It was hard, savage fighting. Conn, laughing loudly in the happy celebration in his dressing room, raised his left mitt and said a mouthful: "Good old left. The best thing since they invented hash." ALkST AUS BEST I 'en Held Defeats Shortsville Firemen, 4 to 3, In Night Game Rochester Youth Paces State Junior Golf Test SYRACUSE (/P) -- Led by Mortimer Reed of Rochester, runnerup in the eastern Prep school championships. competitors in the annual New York State Junior Golf Championship entered the quarterfinal round today. Reed, who defeated the tourna- SHORTSVILLR - in iho twilight ment medalist, John Snell of Uti- silent- one, lets his putter speak for him and it talks eloquently enough for both. If Harrison breaks through and wins this 22nd edition of the toughest golf tourney in the land, he'll have to edge out a select threesome that already has won 12 of the 19 major tournaments since the first of the year. Yesterday's results, in addition to cncountcr of u double header playe;' on the Budd Memorial Park ciisi- i;iond last night, the Manchester AU-Star soitboll ten d-jR-ated the Shortsvillc Mt. Crest Juniors, 10 to 4 in .seven frames. In the night, tray, thi Penfield Merchants tangled with the Short.-- viile Firemen town team ten. dc- t'f iil.ing the locals in a closely playet! Wine. 4 to 3. The Manchester-Short-'ivillc al'lV.ii' found the visitors out in front fro.n the starting frame when they open- el a barrage in the first to tail.', thiee digits. Inking advantage of Ryan's wlldness, coupled with error,;. made by the juniors. Shortsville made a threat in the .second when Ryan drove out a hoir.- cr. but his teammates, followir.,.; him, went out in orde". The local. 1 ; tallied units in the fourth. fifth wild filial frame on extra bas r binglr.-; b\ VanOrman. Ryan and Gailalian. ih latter putting the pill ovt.r Corino'.v Lead lor the second junior homer of the fray. Manchester tallied in all inning but the seventh, with Mike Mo.se;. Corino and Boardman blurring i'oi the railroaders. The Penfield-Shortsviiie Firemen fray was close from start to end. the visitors taking the icad in the first frame when Haygroen singled. Larson walked. J. Wolfe Tried to Boarclman and F. Wolle reached fi-st on an error, to fill the sack:;. C. Ludwig flied out to Walters in rover spot, and on the throw-in Hessney's error at third allowed two ca, in the first round yesterday scored a victory over Howard Mott of Schenectady his second time out. He faces George Zimmerman of Rochester in today's quarter-finals. Bill Tracy of Hornell whipped Ed Overton of Pelham in the day's biggest upset to reach the quarter finals after Overton, regarded as a leading metropolitan junior had I defeated Madison Mitchell of Auburn in the morning round. The pairings today pitted Tracy ap.ainst Rebert Hoe, of Poughkeepsie. Other pairings were: Ted Welgoss, Auburn, vs. Parnell Crichton, New York. Jack McElwain, Syracuse, vs. Jack Murphy, Utica. REDS OUTSTRIP YANKS IN RACE Penfield runs to cross the plate. Shortsville came back in the second to tally and tie up the count at 2 all when G. Hessncy walked. Bnardman doubled, O'Brien .singled. Hessney was out trying to get homt irum third but Farnsworth doubled, Sam Hessney and Ryan singled c. push over the two markers. The Penfield half of the fourth ended in a one run spree when C. ludwig bingled. scoring inter on an infield error. Shortsville came honv with one run in their fourth on Boardman's terrific triple to right, crossing the plate when O'Brien reached first safely on Larson's rrispiay. Penfield Scores Winning Tlun With the score knotted at 3 each. Penfield tallied the winning run ii; the seventh on B. Luchvig's double and a single by Fisk. Doc Mike Kowai. who relieve,! SITCU in the fifth. Ice trie Firemen. had six strikeouts In in? remaining three frames Summari?:-: FIRST GAME K H E jy^ruur . . 3 2 1 2 1 1 0-- xO 10 1 Srtor'viile . . 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 -- 4 7 3 Batteries: Manchester. Liberty and Eearoman; Shortsville, Rvan and Walters' Hurling Factor In Cincinnati Margin Over New York (By The Associated Press) A week or two ago it would hav° Leen almost too fantastic to believe, but today the National League leat 5 - er has a bigger margin than the fust place team in the American League. Nelson's amazing display, caused That I lifted eyebrows when Harrison, by 1 j.'V.anOrman; umpires. T. Nor»en a:.d may not be the strongest part o f ! a 4 and 3 margin, ousted Horton i C. Ruggks. his game, but he did it in spades ! Smith, who has yet to win a major j " SECOND GAiWK tourney after 12 years of trying. | R H E lUetz. in shading Runvan. did ~ i Penfield . . . 2 0 0 1 C 0 1--4 5 'i workmanlike job. and Picard's "up | Sror'villc . . 0 2 0 1 0 0 0--3 6 i from under'' triumph against Rod Munday. 2 and 1. showed how hard the Hershey pro is to beat when the chips are down. yesterday. Metz had to dip his putter in the water bucket Wednesday to keep it from melting, it was so hot. But it was an uncertain club in beating Paul Runyan. the 1938 winner, 2 and 1 yesterday. Picard, the Penfield Sror'villc Batteries: Penfield. Payne and F. Wc'ie; Shortsvilie. Sci\ u. Ko\val ai:c! Farnsworth; umpires. E. Norsui and J. Guilfovle. AMI KOHOMT · Ouot O V-S. olwny* c V-« --tm* Hm*"* fccffltiag clfie MI lh« rood any- wh«* titat i5 in price Jhol comes CinywJi etc Hear ji in peiJoiwnnc*! Throng}] Hie exrlusiTO Fwd pmls *jt- Ciionge system *vci7 BcTicwC'd Trnd V-S is TfCO-nrJiliDTifi? wj1h Jadwy ports. Thai's en -delusive Foid poini to JC FOR FOUR REASONS 1 Every Renewed Ford V-8 is reconditioned wiih gcnu- iae focKay ports. 2 Ford Dealers use a system of oKjnnijwd thoroughness in lecondilioning which is dis'indJy Hhcir own. 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The Cincinnati Reds, opening t'ueir eastern assault with a 7-0 shutout of the second place New York Giants yesterday, expanded their lead to 6 1-2 games while the collapsing New York Yur.kees saw theirs dwindle to 5 1?2 over Boston in the American League. There was a time late in Juno when the world champions had ?· ir.argin of more games between them and second place than they had Irst, but this is a circumstance which never will be repeated th/s season. They fell apart at Detroit yesterday for their sixth straight trimming. 10-6. The Boston Red Sox took advan- tr.ge of this opportunity by downing the Cleveland Indians, 6-5 in 10 innings. The whole program in the American League yesterday presented some of the sloppiest baseball of the season. There were 18 bases on bails and 21 hits in the Yankees' melee. With the Yankees leading 4-1 going into ihc last half of the eightn Atley Dc-nald, the undefeated rookie acc- of the champions, walked three men and was yanked. Then, with two cut. three relict hurlers let in nine runs and let -out the ball game. Boston belted Bobby Feller out of the box with a five-run flurry in the fourth 'nning of iheir night gt'.rne. then gave all five run? bacs tn the Indians in the ninth. The Indians refused to accept the proposition. however, and in the tenth Mel Harder walked three men ana then gave a single to Lou Finney. The game at Cleveland drew 35,OCC Liitl the one at Detroit 25.000. Chisox Lose After Big Lead The Chicago White Sox ripped out an eight-run lead in the first thro' ii.-nings against the Philadelphia Athletics and then lost 12-10 to :; 1-rJated 22-hit bombardment by the- As. Similarly the Washington Senators took a three-run lift, on the St. Louis Browns in the second inninr- and then were nosed out 4-3 as Vcr- ion Kennedy settled down 10 ar. right-hit pitching performance 1 . There were no such monkey shine: in the staid senior circuit. Cincinnati's important victory was {Thieved on the five-hit, pitching ol Bucky Walters, the sinker opcciai- i.st who onco war, an infie!der for the Pi-illies. Walters, receiving heav.; hitting and flawless ficld.ng suppor. never gave the Giants « chance-allowing only one hit in the linsl seven innings. It was the 14th victory of the «ra- ron lor Walters, against six ck feats r.rid the 16th time he had finishtc: the jrarnc hr started. This is thr Ix'st record 'his season f;»r coniplr.tr gr.mes. Fans Bon Oahbv Karl mil The Piiiilies made it plnin to Gao- bj Hartnett and hb Chicago Cub they didn't 2i3:c the slight m- giA Aion ic Arnovich ;n th? A!!-Slar £«niie. when ihc National LcagiJcV lt«ding hiller was not v.scd. Evt-r.. l:m? Har'nctt moved OH! of ihc d«fc- 4s1 last night at Philadelphia 10 tW l«Jivs hooled and early in 3hc gain- Claude Passeaia and Hugh Mwicahy ; at into a Rglit which caused Iht: banishment.. With Billy Herman hitting H homer and a triple, however, the CiJlj- lY forged Irom behind no win 5. T3ie St. Louis Cardinal*; and Bo;.n Bees divided a doi«5jlc3»eaocj . Uir Rrdbirds Miatchinc ihe fiiM. 5-C. .and the Btt* bagging f.it wc- nrl 3-1. -on the , c ix-hil pitching ol Drnny MacFayden. Brooklyn and P«Ms.lmrgh TITTY Me. Sport's Mirror Today A Ye.ir Aeo-- LcTty Grovf- ;.ar Rfd Sox pitrher. lorrrd out of t,ome in sixth inning T\"ith Middc.': P'.TT. ailment a* he won 14th game ol Yrars Ago--Fjll t7nit! FOR BETTER USED C A R S O F EVER V M A K E SEf Y O U R F O R D OtAlFR FIRST WEST AVENUE GARAGE Wttt Av«nif« C»n»iHl»igu9, H. lo r BfTlin Olympics as nwl: fea:n raised funds to *?nd IS Five Years Ago-- Cav»]ca«f w^-n ST/i.000 Arlington classic. l»eati:Tg bj- four lengths: tori ill with lumbago l:»"pi rtc- ffl-(' firing of gam«^ intac; l Ixitli^v i i first inning for Yank.-.. BALTIMORE, 1340 Rochester Uses 3 Pitchers For 11 Hits and Birds Employ 5 Hurlers (By The Associated Press) The Buffalo Bisons have won the International League pennant only once since the hey-dey of "Derby Bill" Clymer, but if the other clubs don't get them out of the Bison stadium soon they may duplicate the feats of the 1936 team that scored that rather momentous triumph. The thundering Herd of 1936, you remember, was described as a team that "had everything." This year's edition of the Bisons have displayed various weak spots since the season started, but in their current winning streak the weak spots have been almost hidden. It was at home nearly a month ago that the Bisons began their climb from seventh place to third. They kept right on winning during visits to various other northern cities, but the real drive began July 5 in their home park. Since then Buffalo has won 11 straight and now is only a game and a half behind Rochester, which again last night took the upper hand in its in-and-out duel with Jersey Oity. 116 Hits in 11 Games There's no need to say the Herd has been clouting the ball. Nine hits, including Jim Oglesby's homer, as the Bisons beat Syracuse 5-3 last night, brought the 11-game total to 116 blows and 12 four-bag- gers. Their infleld has turned in a lot of sparkling plays afield, and with this doubly-strong backing, the uncertain mound staff has managed to look good. Six of the eleven starters have lasted the route. Earl Cook, the former Syracuse flinger, did a good job against his old mates last night but lost his chance for a shutout when John Kroner hit for the circuit with two aboard. Rochester's once-effective mound staff seems to have gone to pieces, but in spit* of that serious falling th( Red Birds outlasted Baltimore- to win 13-10 while Jersey City (dropped an 8-3 decision to the no- longer-last Toronto Leafs. Montreal nosed out Newark, 3-2. in last night's other game. Hlto Galore by Both Team* Three Rochester fllngers were touched for 11 hits, but the Red Wings pounded out 16 off five Bal- itlmore moundsmen. Ken Raffens- iberger, pitching for the third time | in four days, stemmed an Oriole rally in the seventh to get credit for his ninth victory. Pretzels Pezzullo's brilliant relief hurling enabled Toronto to mark up its fourth straight triumph. After Bill Weir had been belted out. Pezzullc pitched seven innings and gave up only three hits. Bob Carpenter cracked in the sixth after Jack Burns doubled and three walks and an error brought in three runs to win. Bob Porter stopped the slumping Newark club with eight hits and won his tenth game of the year despite five errors by his teammates. Montreal got all its runs off Johnny Haley in the first. Yesterday's Stars (By The Associated Press) Bucky Walters, Reds--Shut ovt Giants on five-hit pitching. Barney McCosky. Tigers -- Gor three singles and batted in run which put Detroit ahead of Yankee:in big eighth inning splurge. Stu Martin. Cardinals, and Danny MacFayden, Bees--Former had perfect day at bat with three singles to help St. Louis win first gams whiie latter pitched six-hit bah and singled in a run in nightcap. Bill Nagel and Bob Johnson, Atn- letics--Former got homer and single and latter got four singles to lead successful attack on White Sex. Myril Hoag, Browns--Made three hits and batted in deciding run in eighth inning to beat Senators. Billy Herman, Cubs -- Hit home iun and triple to drive In twe run: : as Chicago beat Phillies. Lou Finney, Red Sox--His single in tenth inning knocked in winning run against Indians. UurebtotofMlar With Win . (By Tht A»oftlaUd!pftj*s). Hartford's Laurels have at last escaped from the cellar in the Easi-- ern League. Bogged down so far in last plcc" two months ago there seemed to be nc hope of cllmfelog fluUTtufLaur- U.s executed a right-abouUface an-1 have played bangup ball in the last, six weeks. They Jumped into seventh', place last night by beating Albanyi'5 to 1, behind the seven-hivpjtchintj-of Art Doll. Wilkes-Barre, losing to Wil- 1-8, felltOtMt. crataH potato betoted H* Wlliiamsport's ttunr ·-, neon* place lor th« Ofay* g«mes behind the fthrt place 9u field Rationale, as Elmlra came behind to topple Scmnton, 6 w » The victory put Elmlra In fourtl place. TM Binghatnton blasted out a 0 to. 3 victory over the leading Bprtafnckl team to gain on the flrtii-pkice Al b;:ny club. 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