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THE MANCHESTER GUARDIAN, MONDAY, AUGUST 4. 1952 Cricket RAIN AFFECTS. MOST MATCHES Divecha's Fine Bowling for Indians eianorgM 196)104 Ckmcastcr W M.49 HsMpsblrs I) 13 Leleetfar (6) ...236 NortiafJitn ... 84 Straw (5) 71 Warwick 75 w - jr 1 Yorkshire (0)... 76 Indian ....... SWMIttt ....... KBt NoftSunts .... Surrey (1) MicUInex ... Derbyshire (3) , Encx Laaeuhire ... 65 92 Even the rain which seriously affected most matches on Saturday., failed to check the 'progress of Surrey. Although two hours were lost at the Oval through the weather Surrey are already well placed to win their seventeenth championship match. Lively bowling by Divecba, who took eight of the nine Glamorgan wickets that fell at a personal cost of. 74 runs, and a splendid innings by Pleass were the outstanding achievements in the curtailed opening day's play between Glamorgan and the Indians at Swansea. Pleass, who could not get a regular place in the county side until recently, went in when Glamorgan had-lost two wickets for eleven. He was fourth out at 168 having batted three and a quarter hours for 75, his highest of the season. Pleass cover drove splendidly but early in his innings was occasionally worried nice tne other Datsmen by Dlvecna, THANKLESS DAY FOR LANCASHIRE From a Cricket Correspondent Two and a quarter hours of preliminary skirmishing in the evening was all that was possible at Old Trafford on Saturday. During this time Yorkshire made 76 for no wicket and one can do no more than hope fervently that the weather will allow the battle to begin In earnest to-day. Inevitably the match is already behind the clock but the wicket has been opened to the elements during the week-end and there is every chance that the bowlers will now find things to their liking. Saturday was a most frustrating day. No sooner had one's hopes of cricket been raised than dull grey clouds and driving rain came iu aasn mem. inus inspection followed inspection, and it is doubtful whether there would nave been any at all had it not been for the faithful thousands who held on in patient anticipation. Certainly the environs of the Ditch were wet and slippery enough to transform the fielders into skating figures and the bowlers into heavy and insecure amphibians ploughing their way to the wickets. The batsmen perhaps were not equally handicapped, but the ball came through unwillingly on to the bat and nothing about the scene was particularly conducive to the creation of glamour or the making of strokes. What little cricket was permitted had much in common with the first day of the Whitsuntide fixture at Leeds. Howard again lost the toss the ninth successive time that Lancashire had done so against Yorkshire and Lowson and Hutton went through the play unbeaten. There were occasional moments of anxiety for them both. Hutton indeed played two or three times at Lomax outside the off stump and missed the ball, while Lowson was not always at home to Tattersall. For the rest Hutton, having almost played on to Berry, at once drove the same bowler straight and beautifully for six, whereupon Berry positioned a man on the boundary behind him and conceded scarcely another run. Hultnn ton. turice hit Tattersall through the covers for four, and when Wharton Vinwleri the crowd consratulated him UDOO Vicpcvmino- a Justice of the Peace and advised him widely upon the Right of Appeal. But these were bright interludes in a dreary and disappointing day. J.W. YOKKSaiBE rinl Innings I who made the ball whio ouicklv oft the pitch. The' briskest batting was produced in a fourth wicket stand with Waurins, who was:-playing his sixth inning against the Indians this season. This realised 98 in two and a quarter hours and was broken when Divecha went on with the new ball. . - -Dollerv. the Warwickshire cantainl had cause to regret his decision to bat .first at Edgbaston for handicapped by several stoppages for rain, his batsmen could never cope with the fast-medium bowling of Jackson and Gladwin, and were all out for 75, their, lowest score this season. Gardner batted stubbornly for over two hours and his opening partner. Horner, showed courage in returning to the, crease after having stitches in his chin. Injured by a fast rising ball from Jackson. Apart from two overs by Morgan. Jackson and Gladwin bowled unchanged throughout Warwickshire's innings. Derbyshire, also, were quickly in trouble for with only four runs scored their opening batsmen were out. Elliott was well vdUKui ui aiiu iu uiuve a juab uvci ouu i . . . Hamer was taken at the wicket. CnCfCet A sound innings of 113 not out by Graveney, was the feature of Gloucestershire's batting against Somerset at Bristol- He was very subdued at first and allowed CrarjD to dominate the mav. The left hander, by some lusty hitting, scored sixty in an hour and hit a six and seven fours. Graveney remained very restrained, and accurate bowling to a well-set field blocked his favourite scoring strokes. His century included only seven fours, but as many as 44 singles. His best partner was Milton, who hit ten fours in 56, and 128 runs were added for the fourth wicket Sawdust en the field during the play between Lancashire and Yorkshire at Old Trafford ROUND THE LEAGUE CLUBS Hutton. L not out ... Lowson. F. A., not out Sxtre (w 1) 36 39 Totl (lor 0) 7S Helltday. H.. Lester ... Watson. W.. Close. O B.. H, W. D Yardley. Wsrdle. J H..D. V Brennen. Burgln, X.. and Trueman. P. B . to cat LANCASHIRE: Ikin. 1. T.. Lomax. J a . Edrich. O. A., Place, W.. Grieves K.. N D Howard, Wharton. A.. Parr. P. D.. Statham. J B.. Tattersall R.. and Berry. R GLAMORGAN v. INDIANS GLAMORGANSHIRE First Innings Hedges. B . not out 16 Danes. H . c Sinn b Ramchand 10 Hever. N.. b Dtteeha 2 LSheppard D b uiiecn u Shaw Q B.. not out 0 Cllft P. B.. e Umrl- tr q Dtvecta 6 Parkhouse, W O A., e Ban b Orrtcha 5 W. WooUer Ibw b Divecha , 30 Pleass. J., low b Divecha ., 73 Watklns, A. J., b ... Divecha .............. 48 Jones. W. X., b Divecha 3 Extras (b 4. lb 3. nb 2. w 1) ...... 9 Total (for 9 dec.) 904 Bowline. First Innings: Divecha 29-5-74-8. Ramchand 31-10-58-1. Harare 7-3-13-0, Omrlgar 3-1-1-0. "Qhulam Ahmed 15-4-29-0 H. O. Oaekvad 9-2-30-0. KENT v. BAJirSHlkE. At Canttrburj. Baaaa-eUre (flrst teniae?) : 19 ' t. WABWICKSBIKE . DERBYSHIRE. At Kdlbas'on Waraiekaklre (Srst tnalnga): 75 (Jackson. L.. 5 tor 30). - Osrrjsklre (Brat lulus): S3 tar 3. WORCESTERSHIRE - ESSEX. At Worcester. Worcestershire (dm tenlngs) 161 far 9 (P. B Richardson 74 not. out Broad bent. R.. 76 not out). GLOUCESTERSHIRE' v. SOMERSET. At Bristol. GlMeesUrtklr (Brat taalagsh 949 Cor 4 (Graveney. T W.. 113 not out Crapp J F 00 Milton. O A.. 56). NORTHAMPTONSHIRE LEICESTERSHIRE. At Northampton. Leleestersklre (Brat lnalaga): 338 far a (C. H. Palmer 96. Jackson V. E. 54). SUSSEX V. MIDDLESEX. At HoTt Seseex (Oral Indian):. 71 tar S SCFFOLX v. MIDDLESEX SECOND ELEVEN. At Felixstowe Sadata; 303 ar 8 dee. and a far 0. aUealesaz Secea Elm (Brat laalnn): 307 Car S dee. (M. P Hurray 13S. Match drawn. DEVONSHIRE . BERKSHIRE. At Exeter. Berk-akin: 327 and 11 far 3 dee. (R. Fox 56) Derea- ahlra: 183 and 131 tar s (A. P Irish 53 not out) Mateo SURREY IN STRONG POSITION From our Special Correspondent Rain curtailed the opening day's play between Surrey and Nottinghamshire by two hours after the lunch interval but did not prevent Surrey from establishing themselves in a most satis fying position. For, having dismissed Nottingham for a meagre total of 84, by the close they needed only twenty runs to secure first-innings lead with nine wickets in hand. Finn hmuiino hv A. V. Bedser and Siirririffo anri some nathetic batting rather man any awKwaruness 01 me wiutci accounted for the poor Nottinghamshire score. Indeed, in spue 01 snowers during the night the wicKet seemea innocent, 01 any venom during Nottingham's innings. whereas when Fletcher and Clark opened the Surrey innings, Jepson ana rjuuer maae tae Dan uy must disconcertingly from a rain-soaked pitch. drying in belated sunshine. Surridge, who bowled and fielded with his customary 2est. drew the flrst appreciative roar irom the packed terraces when with only six runs scored he removed Martin's off-stump with a vicious inswinger. Then a run later he roused pavilion and terraces alike by diving full length at second slip and clutching a snick by Clay inches from the ground. At thirteen riarasan surprisingly nioDiea at an inswinger from Bedser and gave Lock at short fine leg an easy catch, while with only a single added. Simpson, who had already been missed by Lock, was leg before wicket to a ball from Bedser, that made disconcerting haste off the pitch. Bedser's ascendancy at this stage can be gauged from the fact that his three wickets bad been taken at a cost of only six runs in the course of as many overs. Further misfortune befell ixotungnani wuen at iwciiuy ruuic wd struck painfully on the arm by a sharply rising ball from Bedser and had to retire for attention. During his absence Bedser disposed of Stocks with the aid of a fine catch by Whattaker running full tilt from extra cover. Off the next ball Harvey was missed by Parker in the slips. Poole now returned and proceeded to slam two vigorous fours oft Surridge and when Laker was brought on to deal with such aenance, he promptly nit nun aiso tor tour. Harvey, too, hit Laker for four but at 67 the partnership was ended by Surridge having Poole well caught by Lock at short leg. Lunch was taken with the score only 68 for six. Heavy rain then set in and threatened to end play for the day, but after an hour and a half, suddenly it gave way to bright sunshine. The more optimistic of the spectators who had patiently braved the rain, many without shelter, were rewarded when play was resumed. Within the space of 35 minutes Surrey had captured the remaining four wickets, three of them falling to Surridge. for the addition of only 16 runs. Bedser and Surridge deservedly shared the ten wickets and were supported by the keenest of fielding. Butler and Jepson. bowling fiercely to a threatening field, gave Fletcher and Clark many unpleasant moments at the start of the Surrey innings, but both batsmen were quick to realise that in such conditions attack was the best form of defence and soon began to look for runs The total had been taken briskly to 28 when Fletcher, having twice hooked both bowlers firmly to the boundary, was well caught by Poole at deep fine leg in repeating the stroke. Butler twice rapped Clark's nads sharply in quick succession, but when, after an energetic spell of seventy minutes, Jepson and Butler were rested both Clark and Fishlock dealt so determinedly with Harvev and Mathews, the latter a fast medium left-hand bowler wife the easiest of actions, that Butler was recalled. NOTTINGHAMSHIRE First Innlnge Athletics BAILEY AGAIN LOSES TO REMIGINO WILTSHIRE v. HAMPSHIRE SECOND ELEVEN. at Traarhr'd. Wiltshire Snt iaatvn) - 317. Haas shir amal Eleven (ant. tea lacs), 154 te 8 (A. Bolt ttCt not out J. awen arawa R. T. Simpson Ibw b Bedser. A V 7 Martin. E.. b Surridge 2 day. J. D-. c Surridge b Bedser. A V ... 0 HardstaS. J., e Lock b Bedser. A. V. ... S Poole C J., c Lock b b Surridge 25 Stocks. F. W.. c Whlt- taker b Bedser, A. V. 11 Harvey. P F . b 8ur- rid 19 Jepson. A . b Surrfdie Butler. H. J , c Parker b Bedser. A. V. ... Meads. E A., not out Matthews. C. 8.. c Bedser. A. V.. b Sirr-rldn Extras (b 1. lb 4) By Don Davies Crompton's cricket field lies where the tide of brick dwellings spreading northwards from Oldham merges into the clean sweep of the Pennine moor lands ; where industry and agriculture seem to jostle for a living : and where in C. E. Montague's vivid phrase " the factory hooter wakes the sitting grouse." Three huge factories dominate the field from the south side ; proud palaces oi the cotton industry no doubt ; but veritable nightmares to the poor outfielder who has to judge the height and velocity of big hits against their chequered surfaces. For the Walsden match on Saturday a match at first delayed and finally ruined by ram the crowd was small Dut vocai and, of course, highly partisan. It consisted chiefly of grave elders with kindly faces, keen eyes, and a profound knowledge of the game ; buxom women with outspoken views on the diabolical nature of all claims except those put forward by their own side ; ana a swarm oi resuess ooys an Dractising spin-bowling with as near an anDroach to the loose wrist and flexible bowling action of their idol, Ramadhin. as they could get. After a short delay Walsden won the toss and S. W. Hunt (formerly of Derbyshire), professional, and C. Potts went forth to do battle, fortified no doubt by the thought that whereas a wet ball is a handicap to all bowlers of whatever type it is doubly so to a bowler who spins em like Ramadhin. It was noticeable how steadily Ramadhin's attack improved in lengtn, variety, ana guue in proportion as the outfield dried up, which explains why Walsden's comfortable rate of scoring of 80 runs for the loss of two wickets in the first hour was pegged back to 46 runs for the loss of eight more wickets in the next. But at first cuts and pulls were there for the asking, and 38 runs had been rattled up with refreshing ease when a brilliant piece of fielding by Wright at square leg changed the whole course of the game. Potts, a believer in progress, had singled out a long-hop from Stafford and caught it a fourpenny one full on the bulge. But a boy with a shock of honey-coloured hair leaped forward and took a falling catch incredibly well. Miracles such as this have been known to unsteady batsmen before, and that is perhaps why Hunt left at the same total leg before wicket to Ramadhin, and. incidentally, Ramadhin's hundredth victim so far. By the time the Walsden captain, A. L. Moss, and K. Hentrev had come together to scotch Crompton's progress for a while, the one by swinging freely with a bat as heavy as Dick tTyldesley's famous "three-and-a-half pounder," the other by prodding patiently and letting his runs accumulate imnerceDtiblv. like Moss. Wright had been called up from square leg to give a sample of his bowling. As a boy who has just completed his two years' training with the forces he proved beyond all doubt that the Army authorities are making the best possible use of their cricketing material. Wright bowled twelve overs in all (including four maidens) for 18 runs and three wickets, and the outstanding feature of it ail was his firm control of length. At the other end Ramadhin for upwards of two hours devised and baited traps with rare skill, and might have had three further wickets to add to his six for 79 if some of his fieldsmen ever so stiff in the hams had been able to dart in more swiftly and snap up catches knee high. Crompton, alas, had only made nine runs for two wickets in answer to Walsden's 126 all out when rain fell heavily and washed out the promise of a highly diverting struggle. It would be difficult to say which element troubled Crompton's opening batsmen most the bad light or J. Coupe s plainly advertised inswingers or the stentorian appeals so ably led by Hunt Perhaps it was a combination of all three. In any case both N. Molyneux and P. Marner were back in the pavilion before a run had been scored : and Marner no doubt made a mental note that the hardest lesson a schoolboy batsman ever has to learn is how and when to leave a ball alone. Although his own common sense, quite apart from the placing of the field, told him that Coune dearly wanted him to hang out his bat to a ball swinging away to leg and so give a catch to the leg trap. That, in effect, is exactly what Marner did. He was drawn to it as helplessly as a bird fascinated by a snake. But that is how the Huttons and the Wash- brooks all began. Even the masters nave to learn. LEAGUE CRICKET RESULTS LANOARUVRR I.E RfTSE.. (Weekes 114 not out). Rlshton B; j.u. a IK., i nnnwn "J nut UU,-, f .w Accrtnitan 44 for 1. RavunstaU 127 for 1 dec Six records were beaten ' and one equalled in the. Glasgow Rangers annual sports at lbrox Park on Saturday, when Olympic athletes from Britain, the United States, and Jamaica competed before a crowd of sixty thousand. The outstanding performance was by the Olympic Games high jump champion, W. Davis (United States)., who, though a thunderstorm broke over the ground. established a new British all-comers and Scottish all-comers record of 6ft 8in. L. Remigino, 'who beat E. McD. Bailey in the 100 metres at Helsinki, again defeated the British champion over 120 yards in 11.6sec. which equalled the British and Scottish all-comers records for the distance. Other all-comers records which were bettered were the 220 Vards. won bv H. McKenley (Jamaica) in 20.9sec and the 440 yards by G. Rhoden (Jamaica) with 46.8sec. G W. Nankeville set up a Scottish all-comers three-quarter mile, record, winning in 3min. 0.4sec. and N. Gregor established a new Scottish native record with 13ft. 2in. in the Dole vault Results : 120 Tarda. 1. Olympic Games (Jamaica?. owuj. jomubj v--i. ; o, a. i. ueacn j.4..o9ce. equals xsriusn au-comers recora) 220 Yds H. McKtnltj (Jamaica); 2, L. B. HenUilno (OSA.i: 3. J. Lain (Jamaica). 20.Ssec (British and Scottish all-comers record). ,", ?,40Yi.rd.. 'Handicap) 1. p. a Fryer (A.A.A.I (14): 2. a V. P-lod-n (Jamaica) (scr.c 3 J. Laverv (Canada) (6). Rboden's time or 46 8sec. la new British and Scottish all-comers record. 120 Yards Hurdle. 1. 11. Oourdlne (CS.A.): 2. L- Double-lay (Australia): 3. B H Welnbers (Australia). 14.6sec. Hljth Jump.- inr.cisn a: (A.A A.), 1. W. riAvi. m .Q.A.I. Aft Rliln- ,nd Scottish all-comers record): 2 D. R cox ore.; o, h. u. uremr (A a.a.. oit. RESULTS OF LAST EVENTS SWIMMING 200 METRES SREASTSTROKB Warld'a Kceard: 2mm. 37 Ssec. Olympic Record: 2mm. 39.3sec Pinal 1. J Danes ( Australia i. 2mtn. 54 4aec (Olrmslc recant): 2. B. Stasslurth (UJS.A.). gmln. A-7sec.. 3. H Klein lOemsMI. 2min. 35.9sec: 4. N Hlray'amj uacan), 2mln. 37.4sec.: 5. T. Kajtkawa idapaar. Amm. oo.Ofiec.; o. .. riajrasawa igmuaor 2mln. 33.1 tec 7. M 1,111. n Tprmnee). 2mln. 39.8sec.; 8. L. Kfrniadirt (Cxechoaurakla). 2mm. 40.XSCC 1,500 METRES FREE STYLE (Tarld'a Kceard: 18mm. 19aec Olympic Bccori: 19mln. 12.4aec J. Ronno (O.S-A.l. ISmln. SO.Osec recora): z, s H.-3iiuma (Japan). 3. T. Okamoln I Brail) ) 1 Hmln Bernardo (Prance). 18mln. 59.1sec: 6. Y. kttamura Alrxa). 19mm. 12.1sec.: 8. J. Marshall (Australia). lttmui co.4sec. WOMEN'S 400 METRES FREE STYLE World's Becord: 5mm. O.lsec. Olymnle Oeeard: Smln. 17.8s Final 1. V. Gvense Final. 1. (fUrmnM; 41.4KC.: BELGIANS EASY WINNERS OF CYCLING TEAM PRIZE : More Olympic Swimming Records Broken From oar Special Correspondent Helsinki, August 3. stood since 1936 was 19min. To-day there remained only one more event to decide at the Olympic Games, the jumping contest for horses for the Prix des Nations. The Finns, those fine spectators who had been here the entire fortnight, finished strongly yesterday. Some people watched the cycling road race for five and a half hours, then saw in succession the swimming events, the football final, and the last half-hour of the boxing. But now we all feel we have had a surfeit of sport and that it will be a long time before we wish to hear the sound of a whistle or a bell or a starter's gun. The heat was intense yesterday morning when 112 cyclists assembled in their gaudy vests for the massed start, and it was hotter still when the last 6f the 53 competitors who completed the course arrived home. The Finns, in spite of their love of long-distance events, have only a mild enthusiasm for cycling, and the stands at the start and finish of the race had many vacant places. It is a dramatic sport and pretty enough to watch, but it demands knowledge of the group challenge tecnnique lor iuu appreciation. -rne competitors had to do eighteen laps of 10.4 kilometre 187.2 kilometres in all oi a narrow, twisting road, a tably there were a few nile-ups, There was an hour when British hopes were high. Brian Robinson was in the leading group in the eighth and ninth laps 'men ne got caugnt dv tnree Belgians and Edi Zieeler. a German. And that virtually was the end of the rami T'Vi rx Rolerionc ctavoil in fmnt fn 3nS:oicS? 817-rfd7eV.1nSDrsSm; the end as the nearest pursuing group (Hunran). 5min. 12-lsec E. Novak (Buoiary). 5mm. tato id S.A.). Smln. 14.6sec.; Andersen (Denmark) Smln 16 9sec. 6 S. siekehr 13.7sec.; 3, E. Kawarooti WOMEN S HIGH DIVING 1. P. McCormtck (UJt I 79.57 ots.: P. Myers (U.S A.). 71.63. 3. J. Iraln tU.S A.), 70.431, Floal.- ld B ). 63.19; 6. B Verema D. soenoer a t WJ3 B. 57 50 69.08: 5 P. A Lorui & ft) S .S.EM, fil 09: 7. 60.76: 8. E Bosdanorakaja WATER POLO ftasiiar. First innlnrs: Bedser. A. V . 16-3-28-5. Surridea 19 1-4-38-5 Laker 10-5-13-0 SURREY Pint lulnta Fletenar. D. O. W.. c Pool b Butler ... 16 Clark T. a . not out 30 Plsnlock L. B . not out 16 Extras (lb 2. w 1) 3 Total (tor 1) 5 CUT CAKES FOR COOL CUSTOMERS The true Virginia smoker knows that the most expensive tobacco ' isn't attract the best, hoc the. cheapest the most economical. He looks for the flavour of fine Mending, the coolness of matured leaf, the long-lasting pleasure of a tkrer-burnino; tobacco. For such men Four Square straight vir-ginias are made: Matured Virginia (tan) 45 ox. Cut Cake (yellow) 4ilox. FOUB SQUARE 'BED' 5fi A gtsutDC acdxnOa wotel Vuuluii H q it rf mil y A nuM to p'MwrF Mfccco of mrc yjfcTitJ ' limit tloRt IrUinlaVC Bead roHSQUAasiTfEtXOV'4lXl Cool asset of mcdiuari memiTt fcj" 'Bat dar loos aaatiss, ccosssiBscal sssoce a mnaleat badact rtrnarwri Ajtsxtc hunt at It fleet leaf, oat kebsn the caar, in broken ftakc form rcady fivthttsipc. TkmBiaTocatoeHstiBciDtods: " r'-'i's two tcxTsaoy aurr rxr 'Bacup 180 for 5 dec. ;6 tor :; tiasunsaen Dt, Come 56 lor 2: I AT -I IT Index SO): Church i35 for 6 dee. (H. PilklnrtoD 53 not out). Burnley 72 for 1: Loverhouse 33 for 1. last Lancashire 132 for 2 dec (F. Hopsrood 64): Todmorden 122 for 4 dec. (H. Dawson 54 not out). Bamsbottom 54 for 4. CENTKAL LANCASBIBE LCAOtlB. Asbton T. Rorton 93: UttleboroutS 4 for O . Oldham. Stock- porc oi r. wanriirfc: uerwooa t. ssmaicwa wi iiw 8: Crompton 9 -for 2. Walsden 126: Rochdale t. 'aaueton Moor 6 lor 1. utner arames anazKuweu 1 itihiiv ivn rfTEflnnR L'fcARITK. Denton St Lawrence. DuklnSeld 152 for 9 (F. Pert? 43 not out)- UTensnuune tor a. ssouincton su ij. wmu 5 for 24): Lonaaliht 103 for 3 dec (J. L. uaiion p not oat). Swinton O (rain): Macdesfleld 126 for 4. Tnr tnmn 1 M rSn,iTi44n in Q A OXft lAIn 2. R. MnthUs ID S A.). 22!t. 45jln.; 3. Q M. Elliott (A.A A ). 18ft. 11 In. Three-ouaner Mile. 1. O. w. Nankerillc (A AA): 2. p. c. Seaman IA A.A.I: 3. K Land (Australia). 3mln. 0.4sec. (new Scottish all-comers record) International One Mile Medley Relay. 1. Jamaica: 2. V.SJi.: 3, A.A.A.: 3mln 25.9sec. Welidit. 1 n. Hooper (O.S.A I. S4tt. 5m.: 2. J. Savldre (A.A.A.). 52rt OUin.: 3. R Mlthlas (O.S.A.) 471t. 2l2ln Pole Vault. 1. D Lai (U.S.A.). 14ft. 4m : 2. O. M. Elliott (a.a.a.). 13ft. 2m.: 3. N. Orecor (A.A A ). 13ft. 2m (Scottish native record). Discus. 1, S. Iness (U.S.A.), 166tt lln. (Scottish all-comers record): 2. D. Hooper (U.S.A.1. 157(t lltn. (Scottish ail-comers record)- 3. tt Math las (U.S.A.). 144ft 2in. EVANS IN FORM AT FALLOWFIELD There was some excellent racing and many fine individual performances at the Fallowfield games held on the Manchester A.C. ground on Saturday. The outstanding performance was the success of F. Evans (M.A. and C C.) in the Manchester mile, for, with this third successive victory, Evans made the trophy his own property. Although the opposition appeared weaker than in the last two years, Evans, running from scratch, was pressed over the final lap by B. Bull en (Winton Harriers) off 40 yards. Evans produced a new record for the event and an own personal best over the distance, of 4min. 13.1sec. This was an excellent achievement on a track almost water-logged and with a large field spread out. Another member of the British Olympic Games team who did well was F. Norris (Bolton United Harriers), wno won tne two miles almost as he pleased ; W. Hesketh. a former British six miles record holder, was a poor fourth. Morns hnisned as fresh as he started except for the mud. and appeared un- t roil Died Dy tne neavv corns. The mile relay was a big disappointment (or only three of the eieht teams which had entered ran. Thus the Manchester A.C A team, which included Evans and C. Kelly, the Irish 880 yards champion, won easily. Finally, B. D Wetters. an Oxford University athlete, showed a clean pair oi neeis in winning the short sprint and nnismng second in the zzo yards. ATHLETICS 10O Yards Short Limit. 1. R D. Wetters (Stock. port Harriers and Achilles). 5yd.: 2, R- Brennan (East vnesnirei. nzya.: w uyers isa.A.c.l osyou: inches: lO.lsec. 220 Yards Short Limit 1. B. Qlbsan ISmLfoM Harriers), 8yd.; 2, B. O. Wetters (Stockport Harriers 2yd.: 21.9sec Uanchester Mile Short-limit Handicap.-!, F. Brans (M.A.o, scr.: z, a. sullen (Wtntonj, eu: a. R. Williams (Bolton united Harriers), aa: soya. 4mm. 13.1sec. (ground record) Mile Relay 1. M-A.C. A team: 2. Sallord Harriers: o. m.a j a team: joya.: cimm. 44scc. Two Ulle Team Race. 1 Bolton Onlted Harriers, 19nt 9 Rnrhflmlf, HmrrimT lAnts 3. SSA.C. 17pts.i first man home P Norris (Bolton): tuns amln. 24.2see. Women's 100 Yards Handicap. 1. O. Richardson (Win ton) 1012: 2. K. M Fietcner (wmtont. 11 3. J. Monro (win ton). 13: foot; ll-3sec Women's 220 Yards Handicap. 1. J. Holland (Stockport) 23: 2. N Bridre (M.A C.) 17: a. C Mills (Stockport). 24: rard- 2jc rinal matches. Hungary 4, Onited states 0; YUEOslavla 3. Italy 1: Holland 7. Spain 1 Final positions. 1. Hungary: 2. Yugoslavia; . Italy; 4, Onlted States: 5 Holland: 6. Belgium: 7. ssr.: a. spam BOXING Oiossop 120 lor 4 dec (A. Handforth 66): Preat- wicn 57 (N. pidier 7 tor Z5. East uTensnum for 4; SUlyarldte 158 for 9 dec. F. Buckley . East Lerenshulme 5 I dee. (F. Bucktsr 58) Stand ram; Unswortn. 0. cauetham 120. MANC8GSTEB. ASSOCIATION. Ashton-on-Merstj 50 for 1: Chtadle 126 for 7. t. ' tlmperley; Chorltcp .79 for 6 dec.. Whalley Rant 20 lor O: Crosflelds tecs, lis tor 6. st Helena ibo tor 4 aec: uiasouxy 39 toi 6. t. Worslej; Barlestown 114 lor ?, Newton 27.7sec. fell farther behind. It will be clear that only a disaster could change the order of the race as it was now. Brian Robinson and his brother Desmond, having tried several little groups and found them all uncongenial, tried to do what they could together. The English team had a crash in training which put Bowes out of the race and did. Brian Robinson no sood At , . I .1 .1 Tt I .: 1 3 ju tut; rasa tup uxe uiret; Deigittiis ana the German were still ridine toeether when Andrea Noyelle broke away and Ziegler could not get through, when CJrondelaers went away, too, Ziegler was able to challenge Victor and beat him to the finish by a few yards. Noyelle, a blond Flemish youth of twenty, arrived home, hands off and uplifted, very happy and not unduly fatigued. He is to turn professional in a year. A French cycling company has nad its eye on him for some tune. BRITISH TEAM ELEVENTH The Belgians, with three men home in the first four, were easy winners of z. chychyla (Poland) beat S. Scherbakoy (U.S.S.R,i. tht team nrize ftwhinh thpv nlso won in WlniS. 1 Q4Q1 Tha Tt-ilionc i,hn rnt fifth civlh l. paw (Hunssryt beat t. van schaikwyk (South and seventh places, were second, and Africa.) points the French third. The British team middle-weight (list. 71b.) finished eleventh. Desmond and Brian p. Patterson (U.S.A.) knocked out v. rita Robmsnn were twentv-sixth and twentv- (Bumanla) In UU nrst rouna cpnth anrl nrnhnm Virion thirtv.flrcr licht heavy-weight (I2st. sjtb.i The swimming was at last crowded. n. Leo (omted states) beat a. pacenia (Ar sen tine). The ereat event vesterdav was the heavy-weight 1,500 metres race for men. It looked as r Knrtr man beat i. Johansson iswedent. tnonpn it was riasmzumo s eveni. 1 np who was disqualified in the second round. .Tananesp set a verv fast nape. His. first f"Vi- IKJ metres were done in 4min. 45.6sec, V-v.LllNV3 a shade faster than was done over that road race distance when the world's record was Final. l a. Noyeiio (Belgium) 5nr. 6mm. 3.4sec.; broken. Then inch by inch the Hawaiian ,-"-G5gtf! iSnr.6 nf the ITnitorl States, heran to AieEier luciminri . onr 7 min. a 1 .asec.: L,. a. wicior f . ' (Belgium), air. 8mm. 52sec.: 5. p. Bruni utaiyi. overhaul the Japanese. McLane, the 5hr. lOmln. 54sec.;6, V Eucpnelll duly). Shr.ltmln. . ri K-utj j minwin rii H 1 -inr 17mm. .w.-lec. waa wen uciiuiu aim OR 1 Shr. IRmln A Cj. . 31 a. Ufaivh'nil fV,f. Aiirlrnllra iithe l-mninn UlriM in ST TShV .'nriniln. A.Awf. - v nuuoua... loo .aSB...S Team Plaelnn. 1 Beltrtlim. 15hr. 20mln 42.5SM "OpeleSSly. 2. itaiy. lsnr. 33min. 23.3sec; 3. prance, ishr. Konno did not take the lead until atlmln. SB IMC.: 4 .Sweden 15r. 41mln. 34.aK.; 1 inn matrnc Ha moo eu;mmirs mn a. oermany i5hr. 43mm. az.Mec.: tt. Luxemoourg, "-- " ishr. 50mm. 49sec.: 11. Great Britain, ishr. 56min. easily and confidently than Hashizumo. cwucoiMrAiNiori to degenerate. Konno Hnisned ii.4sec. ahead of him ; his time was FLY-WEIGHT (Bst.) FINALS H. Brooks (U-S A.) beat E. Basel (Germany), points. BANTAM-WEIGHT (Sjt. 71b.) p. Hamalalnen (Finland) beat J. McNalll (Ireland). points. rtAintK-wtibni (sr. 410.) J. Zachara (Csechoslovakla) beat S Cacrarl (Italy). points. ...... tldltl-WUbn IVST. lUilD.) A Boloenecl (Italy) beat A. Antklcwlci (Poland). pomts tlun I WtLICK-WtlUll C Atkins (U.S.A.) beat V. Mendoi (03.B.). points WEbictt-wkiuni (lusr- tn.) points. PRIX DES NATIONS Final Individual Flacfnga (first fire incurred their faults in a iump-ofl). 1, p Jonqueres d'Oriola urrancej. ciear rounu: u unriscie (unue). 4 lauits; 18min. 30sec. fiat The record that had 12.4sec. Furuhashi's. world record in 1949 was 18min 19sec. The women's 400 metres was also an exciting event Valeria Gyenge. of Hungary, took the lead from Ragnhild Hveger-Andersen at 300 metres and held it to the last The challenge, came not from Miss Hveger-Andersen, who had' faded right away, but from another Hungarian, the sturdy, unstylish Eva Novak. E. T. Kavamoto, of the United States, who had broken the Olympic record by doing 5min. 16.6sec. in the heat swam 2sec. faster yesterday but .that earned her the third place. Miss Gyenge's time was Smin. 12.1sec.. Miss Novaks Smin. 13.7sec The British National Anthem was played in the stadium for the winner of the men's 200 metres breaststroke J. Davies. of Australia. He beat the American, B. D. Stassforth, by three-tenths of a second, and broke the Olympic record by nearly five seconds. The German, Klein, the holder of the worlds record for the distance he did it this year in 2min. 27.3sec., was only third in this race yesterday, so variable is swimming form. His time -was 2min. 35.9sec As was expected the three American girls won the high diving competition.' Patricia McCormick finished nearly eight points ahead. Phyllis Long, of Great Britain, who was sixth in the preliminary.- finished fifth in the final. Diana Spencer, the other British girl, was still seventh. The Hungarians, as had been expected, won the football final, beating the Yugoslavs 2-0. They are. sqme people believe, the second best team in the world, Brazil being their only superiors. There was no Cup-final atmosphere about this game, which almost tilled tne stadium. Both sides decided to nlay their own pretty version of football, which excludes the swinging pass and the bustling tackle and often even the first- tune kick at goal. As soon as one saw the two teams together it was obvious that the Hungarians were the cleverer. Their passing movements are no more charming than those of the Yugoslavs but are always more effective. With the latter one often feels, it is art for arts sake BRILLIANT SAVES The Hunearians were unfortunate, in the first half. Their shots just did nql come off or were brilliantly saved bj Beara, the rather fierce little Yugoslav goalkeeper (he missed his way ; he might have been a diving champion. too;, men rusicas, tne Hungarian inside-left. missed a nenaltv Beara again dived on the ball and Puskas hung his head in shame. At half-time there had been no score. The Hunearians started the second half with a series of raids. Hidegkuti sent in a screw shot which led to a corner, and Palotas, the centre forward, fumbled a low pass which he received just outside the goalmouth. A minute later, Mitic, the Yugoslav inside right, had an equally good chance but was too slow, and Stankovic. the right back, glowered. Now the Hungarians were on the attack again. Czibor on the left wing broke through but was just offside, Palotas retrieved his honour by a first-time kick from a dropping centre. But Beara saved brilliantly. Again the Yugoslavs looked as though they were about to succeed. Cajkovski, the comic turn of the side and a clever half-back, made an opening for Zebec on the left wing but his shot was just wide. Hungary's first goal came about 23 minutes from the end. Puskas dribbled round Beara . (who was stretched full length on the ground) and tapped the ball into the net Then, just before the whistle went, Beara was beaten again, this time by Czibor. It has been a delightful match to watch but it left one uneasy. Once football was a robust game for strong men. Played this way it is a ballet, highly skilful, highly decorative, but rather tame. SuSerTren'afaui ONE AND ONLY GOLD MEDAL w.u i La launs. o. t" n. mariics meumi, 4. J S. Stewart (GB.). 16 taulns: 15. B M Llewellyn iu.s i. to i d lauits (Continued from page S) Heath 178 for 9 dec; Beaton Mersey : u.mtfwi? T.vtham 114. f!h,hm Hilt Nswton-Ie-WlUows 164 tor S. Warrington 158. tor 1B7 tor 7. llB.ror a; 9 dec.: Fllztao 174 for 3 dec. t South-west Manchester: Castlaton 44 for O t. WeasU: Wilmington Park 120 for 5 dec. Sal 53 for 8 , BOLTOS lsUGCK. Bradshaw. 59 fox 1. Eacrtos lira, xocga iuo I or I . ueatcn ft?a10J A- 56- Kasler ll UEtM l.r Mil TAP 'jC nC uorwicn kill 7 u: wesuwagncBKi 39. steamc? iu. BOLTON ASSOCIATION. AdUrurton 75 for 7 dec. Famworth S.C 76 for 3: Atberton Collieries 69 for 9. Walker restitute 66: Clllton 147 for 7 dec Barton Hall 62 for 5: aVtgwortri Rces. 92. Taylor Bras. Z4 tor a: Toouia S.C- vi ior. ucue Hmton op. Walkden at J4. 71. Aatler and Tytdesle-r OoUlsriea 54 HIGH FK.W LEAGUE. Marpla 32. Banrortn 34 for 0?Hlth Cane 105 for 8 dec, Sewton ana 110 for 9; Cteadla Heath 107 for 7 T. Hawk Green: British RaBwam 116. Hrda 53 for 1: rsorborr 90 for 7 dec. Hop 55 far 5. DEKBTSBnts AND LflEMII , UAGUf- Birch Vale SO for a T. Whaler Bridge: Bayfield. 73 tor S uompslail ID lor a cec: nazes urore iou.ibt , Brcdbar SO for 3: Stocktnrt SJ3. 120. New Kills 2 for O. NOarnKBN LEAGUE. Chorler 45 for 5. Uore-camb 127 for 7 dec: Kendal 129 for 9 dec, Fttrness 73 ror o: Lancaster sua. vyiann uoauiu Motors 131 for 6 dec. Fleetwood 119 for 3: St. Anaes 24 for 4. Blackpool 68. XOgtTH-WaAlgJtW LEAGUE. Burmge - nentos West 201 for 7: Airo 71 for 9 r. Drntosu TWMxxrv 40 for 2 T- Gtrmmnont 118; Narden 9 for 2.BM Green 124- Tharnham 81. Woodbask SB for 5: Wood-bcoses 60 for 5. OraybdeB 133. glossot msnicr ixsgbe. Dmraa- 76. Bartfsfey 4 for O: Tcntwisxlai t. Ashton Traiakcar-63 field 116 fat 5 dec CtaaraworUi 3 lor O: BoQmo worth 106 for 9 t. Broadbotteea. stntstr.aiAe.w i wanrrg- fntTvmvr 13S for 5. WttaUey s? trKMHt wanderers 116for 6. t. Grot Harwood- Bktrlrtarn Wortbem 9a Paafsoesa 56 tor 1: Read 139 tor 5 dec. Settle 5 for 1. LITCXFOOL rxUaTCTfTlOSL Birkenhead Park 65. BaaU 131 roc a dec fotjw pe. JaafTi Huymn 119 tor 3. TFiaattai 138: TJrerpool 189 tor 5 dec . :cw Brkhtso 11.0 lav Br Mortbera .73 for 1. Bocahaon Hall Cgataiiii nmam tam o: TO-DAY'S CiftlCKET m jlho otsnact actooat 5Sw?cSTaVSK?rS7kgg PcsnaBB w. nasal-' Onut. Bale t n anini , zqu. THroxrley .r6mr3rtoa svorsjaw w. unoiin. HEEir LEACCX. BtorXOCOi t. fair imr. CYCLING om u,tmriil Ann V. rii. H.imiMH . A. W.l h-Hn (UuirJietter Whwl.nl 52yd.. 2. T. W. Oldneld (BuddersSeld R.C). 68. 3. J G Ewan (afaryland Wheelers). 42: 1 lengtn. Sb.Ssec R-niMt flnn rrl. flmTrh. 1 . A PaTtinCton (Manchester Wheelers): 2 B. Oeldard (aUncfaester Wheelers): 3. B. Sntcllffe (MA.C.H.2 lengths: last 220yd. 12.7sec IU-take-the-hlndmost. 1. A. Walkden (Uanchester Wheelers): 2. a. Ryall (M-A.C): g. O. B Geldard (Uanchester Wheelers); 10mm. 26.8soc Fire UUes. 1. A. Geldard (Manchester Wheelers) 2 R. Murray (M.A C): 3 J -Swart (Maryland Wheelers): 11mm. 5.4sec Eight Laps IndlYidua! Pursuit. -1. A Hadfteld (Pyramid R.C.): 2. T. oldlleld (HunttersneM B-C.): 3 TT Gr7 Lawrence (Westwcod CO: 5mln. 2see TO-DAY'S MEETING AT WHITE CITY This afternoon athletic teams represent- inB the United States and the British Empire and Commonwealth will meet at the White City. London, in their regular post-Olympic relay and team match, and any enthusiast who has a cbance to see the many Olympic champions due to com- nete should take it. Perhans tne outstanding evens is we 4 x 440vd. relav in which the lour Jamai cans, who beat the Americans Dy a yarn in the Olympic 4 x 400 metre in worlds record time, will represent the home side. If they are in anything like their "form oi MAicmn a new wnrin c rmjiD u i.li ki , , w ko cni tin rr thai nnp e!fib or the other. The Americans aouDuess wm nave ueu wj u the 4 x 8S0yrL record wiucn r ngiann set up act vr nnif fi RrititjVi mav come near the 4 x 1 mile record held by four Swedes. Ashenfelter, the American who surprised most people in tne Olympic sieeecnasc mill mmt Di cliv smin nnr mav find him even more difficult to beat this time. The etanriarri nr nnEe.trjlUltirifiT. OUCUS ctliu javelin throwing, ana mgn jumpme aisu may well be higher than anything lseen nmiHHiclv in triia rosmtrv. XnC British may win the longer races, but their hopes of victory in the match as a whole are tpnrtpt inr!frl rh Aiticrriiiinn wjnmpri . relaT team. which lost the Olympic 4.x 100 metres retar t runner, flronmnar tm itanjn- m ure unai, wiU meet the United States, the winners, over 4 x 110. yards during this meeting The meeurur starts at a la p-m-' SPORTS NEWS MN BRIEF tn Oat OUts efnajea Snai of tbe JastoreacXMOk at the Bcttoa-Lawn Tenssat TSstn-naasent an SatardST 1. itu --- k, n ftomm rBotEcnt. 75 e4 L. H. nn COoltaa) wen tba Oo- ajja wim a 6-1. 6-1. trtctorr oer p. 0. cockshcct (BoltoB). . The XzxCxri Oott Union' raw gmiisMrsait Oat Use rmaraT uc or wto one and bUh two rara&ca 1 .1 1 1 1 1 h. ti rfMinidMMIhh, nMMlBa tn 19S1, artrr the renrkra ol tbe atratcti aocrra.of coorsrs uiiuuguoct use 4auitj. xt null as aaa'iaiaia-ia sikjwj l.,H tmm auMmvtiw .llhili,.. WfJ. WfhttS- fflfleai pint ri-.,,, n.."inr. i. Rmi Rrir.m an 74 1 ever met were at Helsinki and they were faults; 2, Chile 45.75. 3. Onlted States. 52.25: 4. 1 J11 j ' j a.ij n '. , 6, Oermany 60; 7 I J" 11 J suu uidiia uii cuiu uu im iiciu. tueal A4: Q. MKlrn. A4 7. 1 m, . , ... j ,, .1 io:soam 67 25. 11 Sweden So 12. Egrot 80 25 ine ftussians nave waiiea au inese three-day event years before entering the Games because rom'HWD;nnP-Ffn felt their standard of performance points. 2. O. Le Plant (France). 5412: 3. W Busing was not high enough to justify it. Taking waSrne'&iy)."! sports into account, women's events 665s: 7. a Hiii (o.b 67ij: ts J Hinuiey (OB) as well as men's, it seems that they have seden 92i um, done just about as well as the Americans Germany. 235 49; s. united states. 587 16: 4. and far better than any other nation, it 95353. 618: 5' otamMIi- 828 86: 6 ,r,i") is, of course, as the Russian leader here RASKhTKAl I expiainea, sport wun a purpose, not DrvjiXC DALL snort for snort's sake. But that is EnBlish oruy;TOenlma': TrJn.il public school as well as Marxisl -doctrine, s France. xhe Finns are delighted with their achievements. They have been told so often that their organisation has been sunerb that now tney are Deijinnine to believe it. They will make a loss, some say a heavy loss, on the Games. They sold fewer tickets both at home and abroad than they expected and often there were empty seats at tne stamums. I Of the cold war there is no more realistic nation than the Finns and there is nothing they can do about it They feel they have made a small contribution to goodwill by holding the Games on their soil, perhaps the only place m ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL Final, Final 3 Sweden: 4 -Huneary 2, Tucoslarls 0 Flacinca. 1. BmMrarr: oermany. TsgoelaMa: Lawn Tennis GONZALES DEFEATS SEGURA From our Lawn Tennis Correspondent Scarborough, Saturday. R. Gonzales (United States) a former United States champion, won the Slazenger professional tournament here to-day and is probably the best profes sional player in the world. The condi tions for the final in which he beat F. Segura (Equador) by 15-13. 6-3, 6-3, were not easy. A heavy rain made the centre court, though covered by a tar paulin, slippery and because of that the service power of Gonzales paid big dividends. There were in the long first set only three breaks of service. Once in the middle Gonzales broke through, but then pressed, and Segura, seeing his chance and playing well, recovered the loss. It was not until 13-all that Gonzales broke through again ana witn ine pressure mounting, held his own for the set, Aithnnoi Gonzales nlaved some lovely and delicate drop shots and drop volleys one stresses the service facts because they decided tne 10 return set-vice on such a court was a difficult business and nr knew- that only a double fault or two. a slight slackening of the concentration, or some lucjc couia auow lac outer useu w s.mmV Km.ah riMnraiM i th worms naest server, irut without such a formidable .weapon he aniiiii nwwmik two. an nro inarv niayer us his own company- Because oi inn oao mnimt MitVifui Wrm as amat. One has IP fact serious doubts whether her would beat some of tne worms leaping amateur including tne wnBOieaon ana umiea autJSl champion F. Sedgman (Australia. Off K omitnH ' RimralM is neyrmtahrBarlT CJPC- lac mm sm lMf en in his matensffainst n n,M svidaw. Bnetoe. in- smte of - -' - klhA. m ,hiiii auuiiliS nis else. wa ia riiaii i r ij - a' form he did as an amateur before it. -This rmmMiiatelv le-arli one to the COSClnSlOn that the post-war champion, amateur or professional, are not so good as their predecessors, except for. X. Kramer, and that they do not possess the completeness of srame at men such a Burhse. F. 3. Perry, atid-J. H. Crawford. The mutem. phuers seem-to rely on great strengtb wiUi which to hammer their opponents into SDhtniaAgiB. Other results were; the world to-day where East and West' could come together without misgiving. But it was not only politics that the Finns feared. The organising strain on a city of 400.000 people in a country of 4,000.000 has been enormous. - The foreign guests have been less numerous than expected because the Finns underestimated their ability to make them comfortable, because they were too late in "fixing a fairly generous rate for the Olympics mark, and because some people were scared by the troubles of five or six weeks ago when the Swedish aircraft were in trouble with the Russians. Nevertheless the disappointing attendance nut the organising task well within the capacity of the Finns. Nothing the Finns feared has happened. The countryfolk did not come to town and get drunk: it was more exciting to stay sober. The traffic has flowed smoothly and even the telecommunications system has worked exceedingly well. Perhaps sixty thousand foreigners have been here in the past fortnight. All of them are going home warm friends and admirers of this small country are so consistently good ? - ..... wa.'ii - a'vAm nnmm!M?i -r. 5 CAR TTRES ' Truck tjr ; in -y. ..; i1,.? 't-t; BY DOBIE OF PAISLEY oool). was the eclr TzaiSsb asatnr raM at ctn two tn tTCtt AINU RV I wn w I .ars-.-vv.jj.,,.. waat.Bsev Stra J. Varafcr taa aOa XL Heiswocttiiv 6-376-2. - ; - . - na esses , ''1 rZ.Cr'-X,' CSrfeiJ-ft:

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