The Morning Herald from Hagerstown, Maryland on January 15, 1938 · Page 4
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 15,1938. ^THE MORNING HERALD, HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND. SEVEN SALARY CUT FOR OLE D!Z Dean Is Up in Arms over Slash in His Salary with St. Louis Cardinals Rradenton, Flu., Jan. 14, (ff). — The St. Louis Cardinals baseball club opened its annual salary sideshow featuring the one ami only Dizzy Dean today. This year, for the first lime in a number of seasons there was a note of seriousness in the spealcrs' bullyhoo. "Ole Din" wasn't so hot last season—winning only 111 games and losing 10—so the Cards would utl his pay more than 50 per cent. Branch Rickey, vice president of the 'club, said at St. Louis the Cards had mailed Dean a contract calling for $10,000 for one season or. the mound. "Ole Diz", receiving the contract - hero and immediately declaring he would return it unsigned, insisted the ?10,000 offer represented a cut of $15,500. Expected a Out "We made Dizzy a straight unqualified offer of. ?10,000 for his services in 1988," said Rickey, "there are no clauses providing for a bonus based on victories or anything else. It is what we thought we ought tp offer him in view of circumstances." The big pitcher—voted the major disappointment of the 1937 sports world—said: "I expected a cut—but not such a big one. When I was winning 20 or more games a season for the Cardinals they didn't raise my pay liy $15,000, so why should they cut me that much when 1 happened 10 hr.ve a bad season through no fault o? my own. "I think I am entitled to at least $20,000 this year. Certainly my salary should not he trimmed to less than ?17.500. That's positively the lowest they can go if they expect me to pitch and I don't know that I will accept that." GOOD OFFER Pittsburgh, Jan. 14 (/Ff — The Pitt "News," campus newspaper of the University of Pittsburgh, offered readers a new service: free ads "to help you solve your problems." Came this problem in reply: "Do you have a date for the junior prom? would like to escort Pitt woman to dance Friday. Will spend reasonable amount on incidentals." BUY YOUR COAL —FROM— CUSHWAS' Phone 2200 and get THE BEST ON DOWN THE SPORTS TRAIL By PAUL MICKELSON New York, Jan. 14, (/P).—Putting two and two together—and getting four—between peeks at the inconi iiiR mall: DISPUTED FAME — Though a record toial ot 24P voters has been received In the third Poll for new members to baseball's hall of fame, it. is doubtful if more than two will make the grade with the required 75 per cent vole. In the previous two polls only eight, succeeded in crashing Hie portals — T; Cobb, Babe Ruth, Ilonus Wag ner, Christy Mathowson, Waltei Johnson, Napoleon Lajoic, Tris Speaker and Cy Voting. Not one of them was a unanimous choice. On the basis of last year's poll, Orover Cleveland Alexander, Kddl Collins and Wee Willie Keeler stand the better chances. So far this corner hasn't discovered vote against Alexander and we hope he makes it. "Olrl Pete" really was a great pitcljer and baseball's accolade would do him a tremendous amount of good right now when he isn't riding any kind of a crest. HOLDOUTS—After the fancy licking they took last spring, it's doubtful if there'll hi many serious holdouts along the major league front this year. Most members of thy annual holdout society are approaching the washed up stage and cp.n't afford to do too much yelling. The world championship New York Yankees wo-Id like to hold out to a man but the} r realize Colonel Jacob Ruppert isn't fooling when he says "Take it or leave it " The old colonel pitched nothing but strikeouts last spring though he'll have to exceed himself when he faces -Toe DIMaggio. Giuseppe'will sign for about ?25,000, quite a chunk for a third year player. He made about $100,000 in 1937 with the help of many sidelines and should do even better in MS. BUILD-UP—Bitsy Grant, the little master showman ot tennis, is back at his old tricks nf building players up for a big letdown. During the Miami Biltmore tournament, Bitsy took time out to tell what a great player Bobby Riggs' was. Then ho licked Bobby in the finals. But maybe it's a. real omen. L spring, Bitsy gave Don Budge the build-up, licked the redhead twice in a row and then looked on Budge became the world amateur ehamp and tennis hero. Incideiially. we hear the United States Lawn Tennis Associalion now wishes it never induced Budge to go to Australia to escape tempting pro offers in the United States. A serious physical breakdown of the redhead would mean goodbye lo that Davis Cup and one of the greatest lennis seasons since tile "Golden Bra." SPORTS TRAIL PRINTS—.lack Moran ot the Bangor, Me., Dally News, observes more boxers eived fractured ankles than busted jaws from punches on the chin and asks why. Well, we know a lot. of heads that are harder and stronger and legs . . . Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity is throwing a big party for its Marshall Goldberg, Pitt's All-America halfback next Sunday . . . first big league roster to hit the desk is the Boston Red Sox roll call, carrying 32 names of which 14 are pitchers—the Red Sox hope. TODAY'S CROSSWORD PUZZLE 16 13 2S ^l 31 36 37 34. 23 PRIZE PHOTOGRAPHS ... No. 1 Cochrane Down First of Series of Four Winning Sports Pictures Shows Detroit Catcher Struck by Bean Ball Y GYMNASTS LOSE MEET Washington Defeats Local Team by Close Margin in Initial Meet The llagers'mvn "Y" gymnasts a meet with AVasliington "V" last evening in the local gym lost by a very small margin of three points to their opponents, last year's Eastern Y. M. C. A. champions. The final score was Washington 20, llagerstown 17. It was I he opening meet of the season for the local team. The local loam made a remark- Hbln showing against the much experienced Washington boys. The locals were also somewhat handicapped hecaiiso they had only four men while Washington made the trip with seven. High point men of tlin contest were: Boone (H), 1st, 7S1; Gaither (W), 2nd, 76-1; and Anderson 00, 3rd, with (10!). Jones Shows Well Phillips of Washington, former college gymnast, put on" a thrilling exhibition on the high bar. Russell Jones, of Hagerstown, a newcomer on the team, made a very good showing and has promise of becoming tiie best gymnast in this section. Following the meet Jones gave a demonstration o£ a one- hand balance, a feat which no other athlete in this section can do as far as known. Floyd Ncai EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of a series of four photographs that won first prizes in a recent exhibit of news pictures at Rockefeller ., Center, New York. The pictures are by Hugh Broderick, ace sports cameraman of International NeWs Service^ CAPTAIN ByJackSords MAfCAej ^ISRS i/JAdSl/RA-rfeP IA| 19 n, tAAi oeaoe -fo ACT We PARf CAPlAIAJ R CUP *"• Win. fAeer -fue COPYRIGHT, 1933, KING FEATURES SYNDICATE. Inc. ACROSS 1—Forced 8—Exclamation of astonishment 10—African, antelope 11—About 13—Rustic 14—Exist 15—Bruised spots 17—Fast 10—Loose coverings for the shoulders 20—Japanese e coins 22—Slide 25—Obscures 29—Skins of DOWN I i—Peevish medium | 2—Ncgatlv* using reply agar-agar 8—A tcrma- 6—A filling gant made and 4—Rumple cemented 6—A culture Intf a animals 31—First month of the Jew- - ish calendar ,32—Neuter pronoun 33—A spring month 34—Ancient Anatolian goddess of fertility 35—Samo as Putumayo —a South American river 36—Acquire 38—Respectful tooth 24—A state of 7—Greek letter tranquility 8—Actions 26—A kind of 12—Expres- lace sion of 27—A visit De- disgust tween what- 14—A vat ers at sea 16—Fanatical 28—A tangle 18—Mexican 30—To box scl- dollars entifically 21—Gracious 35—Granting 22—Recoiled 37—Note of the 23—Ignited scale j Answer to previous puzzle- ft EG, U L AT I O hi S 9.N i-.WMxHoME.jjj Police Told Not to Accept Bonds Baltimore, Jan. M. yP).—Ca.pt. Edward AldC. Johnson second in command of the state police force, said today headquarters here had nsued orders to 'substations prohibiting troopers from accepting bonds from arrested motorisls. Caplain Johnson said officers sometimes ha.ve agreed In take motorists' collateral, as a courtesy lo he motorists, then turned the money over lo magistrates. The practice. Johnson said, is igainst Iho policy of the dcpart- nent. In the fuinre, when motor- ;sts give bonds, the transactions must be direct, involving the de- fenderit and the magistrate, the officer said. SON IS BORN Hollywood, Jan. 14 (.I 1 )—A son, weighing S pounds and 10 ounces, was born to Irene Dervey and Allan Jones of the movies al their home today. Mrs. Jones has a live-year-old daughter by a previous marriage. HOW'S YOUR HEALTH Edllcil liy. Dr. I.liBO Gnlilnloi For the Xi'iv Vnrk Acnilcm; of .Moilirlno. Feeding Problems—II When a child refuses to eat, it may be assumed (1) that he is physically ill, (2) that, he does not like the given food, which "disagrees with the child," (3) that he is emotionally disturbed, or (4) that he is trying to get-attention or sympathy, or lo dominate. The first two conditions are rel- alively easy to establish or to rule out. The acutely sick child "goes off" his feeding suddenly. There may he present suggeslivo symptoms such as fever, flush, running nose or diarrhea. Such a child's lack of appelitc is then merely one ot a group of symptoms diagnosis and treatment. Some children may be allergic to certain foods and hence refuse, them when served. Kggs and milk, common in the child's diet, for this rea.son may be consistently rejected. Corroborative symptoms, such as rash, eczema, diarrhea, hives and asthmatic manifestations, are likely lo be found. Feeding difficulties however are more commonly due to psychological than physical causes. No other part of the body is so directly affected by emotions as the digestive tract. And a child burdened by fears and anxieties; agitated by anger, excited and over-stimulated by play, is in no fit condition to eat, or to digest and assimilate his food. The child's position in the family is essentially dependent. Natural- jly he will strive for recognition and power. Ho may show off, be an exceptionally good boy, or prove obstreperous. Most of these cases can be handled by stripping meal-time of all its emotional elements. Food should he served quietly and simply, without special appeal or admonition. Allow the child enough time to eat his food, then quietly remove what remains. Do not. allow any food between meals. The ehild 'soon [loams there is no gain in balking. However, it is wise to consider Iho situation carefully. Something which should be cleared away may bother Ihe child. CLINGS TO GAIN Washington, Jan. M (JP)— Supreme Court Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo, seriously ill with heart disease, clung tonight to a gain he achieved more than 24 hours ago. His physicians said they viewed | Ihis as a "hopeful s'gn." FERRELLHASEYE ON LEADING LOOP Senator Pitcher Returns Unsigned Contract But Expects No trouble SarasolH, pin., Jan. 14 (/P)~-Wesley For roll, temperamental right- liRnd pitcher for Hie "Washington Senators, said toiltiy ho expects to lead the American League in KRIIIOS won next season. That's one reason, ho said, why he lias returned his contract unsigned. It called for a pay cut of $3,000 a year. "I don't mean I'll have the lowest earned run average," lie explained. "1 never was much on that earned run business. 1 just, try lo nose the other team mil. and with a few breaks I'll win more gamos than anybody else this year." The pitcher said he docs not expect he will have any trouble com- inp to' salary terms with Owner Clark .Griffith. "I had a compartively poor season last year, winning 14 and losing 1!), hut I pitched good ball all season and lost a lot of game; by one run. With a few breaks I would have won many more. "Since it wasn't my fault 1 didn't win, I don't feel T should bo asked to lake less. I am in good s'hape and anxious to play for Washington. I think we'll get together all right/The Senators, he declared, "certainly will finish in the first division." Several promising youngsters and Rncky M arris, "the finest manager in baseball," make the prospect more than good. Business Booming In Pittsburgh Area PITTSBURGH, Jan. 14 (&).— Business in the Pittsburgh district improved on a broad front in the first week of 19-tS, the weekly summary of the Bureau of Business Research of the University of Pittsburgh said today. Substantially "greater-than-seasonal" increases in industrial operations and in originating; freight shipments were responsible for the rise in t.ho business level, the review said. Payless Payday For Phila. Employees PHILADELPHIA, Jan. M (&).— City-county employes looked forward today lo a paylcss payday after city council postpohed action on Philadelphia's 193S budget until Monday. City Treasurer Luther Tnrr said ample funds were in the treasury to make up the $l,SOO,Of>0 required to meet the year's first payroll to. morrow for the J 8,500 workers, but pointed out that the funds can not he dispensed until a budget is adoptd. also proved an asset to tho loc»l team. Results are ns follows: high bar, Caliber (W), 1st; Boono (H), 2nd; Anderson (H), 3rd; parallel bars, Oalthcr (W), 1st; Boone (H), 2nd; Miller (W), 3rd; flying ringi, Boone (II), 1st; Galther (W), 2nd; Anderson (H), 3rd; side horse, Cohen (W), 1st; Doone (H), 2nd: Anderson (H), 3rd. Tho local "Y" gymnasts will go to the,Capital City on Feb. 25, for a return meet with Washington and have high hopes of a victory. Judges last night were Middour, Eavey and HuUell. PRECIOUS STONE BOWLING LEAGUE The Turquoise team held onto first place in the Precious Stone Bowling League by the slim margin of a game last night when they took two gaines from the Amethyst team. The Emeralds, in second place, split even with the Diamonds. M. Routzahn was high for the evening with a count of 116 pins while N. McLaughlin was second with 107 and K. Beyard third with 106. E. Mye- had a single game of 102. The standing: Won Lost Turquoise IS 10 Emeralds 1" 11 Amethysts 13 15 Pearls 13 15 Rubies 12 16 Diamonds 10 IS THE ADS In the Classified Section re a." varied «» rour needs l SHIRTS Another Shipment of those Fine Count BROADCLOTH Men's As Shown by Us in December You need no other reason lo buy generously—but these shirts have the added attraction of custom-type details, and a choice of collar styles. BASEMENT OAKY DOAKS Trademark Applied For U. S. Patent Office. Hard Lucre, Harder Luck By R. B. FULLER TRYING TO STEAL OUR TREASURE EH? TAKE OFF . Y -THEV HURT THESE ROPES/J M y STOMACH YOU WERE SLEEPING ON A MILLION DOLLARS IN HARD CASH / T KNEW WE WERE SLEEPING ON SOMETKINC PRETTY HARD

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