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t PAGE SDC BLYTHEV1LLE (ARE.); COUIUER NBWB SATUHDAY, JUNK'6, 1943' Bloomfield and Laye Will Wrestle With Lawson and Roberts ' Another tag mulch is on the program at the American Legion arena here Monday night and from all indications il will be a humdinger because it brings_ together four of the best performers now making the rounds of this circuit, Buck Lawson, who thrilled wrestling'enthusiasts here last Monday night with his great one-man stand against heavy odds after his •partner, Pedro Gome/., turned in a flop performance, will team up with none other than the redoubtable Red ttobcrts'i siijicr-vlllain and showman extraordinary. Against. Lawson and Roberts, Promoter Mike Meroncy has pitted sensational Jack Bloomfield, the fighting Jew, and nigged Char- He Laye. . A more evenly matched combination would he difficult to assemble these days and there's little telling which pair will emerge on top. In fact, it could be a dog- fnll. Local Inns are well acquainted wilh. the ^abilities of each of these men and know that the smallest break may turn Ilic tide of bailie to one side or the other. • individual matches will open (he show, beginning at 8:30 o'clock. Bloomficld will take on Roberts In' a 30-mtnule lime limit scrap that should be exciting, and the other bout is scheduled between Laye and Lawson. Ceiling Zero % No Football For Vandy Next Fall ;NASHVILLE, Teiin., June 5 (O.P.) -^Chancellor O. -C. Carmichael announced this morning that Vanderbilt University has discontinued intercollegiate football 'for the duration of the war. . -. Only one coach of Vandy's former five-man staff .still remains and only three members of last year's team will.be back next season, he reported. Coach Here. Alley said that It was probable that intramural football will be pluycd on lhe ; campU5 next season. Vanderbilt's withdrawal'brings to four the number of Southeastern Conference teams that have discontinued foothill Mississippi SUile, the University 'of Mississippi and Florida had. previously announced suspension of the:sport. 3 Michigan Stars Killed ANN ARBOR, Mich. (UP) .— Of 273 former University of Michigan athletes in the nation's armed forces, three have been reported killed in action. They were 1,1 Alan Smith,•'Paw 'Paw, Mich., a former sprinter; : ' IA. raul Gorman Hempstead, N. Y., another • track star; and Lt: Lynn Heiss, Detroit a letter winner in golf. Earthworms eat all the lime tlicj are digging sincp they eat the soi as they progress. Drummer Boy Poo Many Lightly-Weighted Horses Score In New York, So Whirlaway Goes To Chicago Cardinal Mound Ace Misses Hall of Fame Second Time This Week cm Turner zooms vertically In cllcoptcr-like . pursuit of hall irown homeward ..by Outfielder 'ally Moses as Johnny Sullivan Us dirt to pile tip -Washington olal 'as. Senators slam White Sox, • 11-0, at Co mickey .Park., '. • By llnted Vrrss Twice In a row Mori Cooper of t. Louis Cardinals has seen the oor of the Hall of Fume shut In is face. On Monday, Cooj>cr was robbed f a no-hit ball game when Dllly lerman of the Brooklyn Dodgers oiililcd hi (he fifth inning. Cooncr •on that game, 7 to 0. Last night, Mort came even c r to baseball immortality. He'd 'llchccl seven hllless innings before linmy Wnsdc-11 of the Philadelphia Chillies stcpiwd up to the plate to tart the eighth. Wasdell tracked ait a single. And that was the mly hit of the game, in fuel, nily one other Plillly player reach- it base. Merrill May got to first an an error by Cooper. Mort did- i't walk a single batter. The final score was St. Louis ft, 'hlladelphla 0. Gut 'that's almost rrcvclevant. The Important thins s Cooper's performance. Ktcccpi or Wasriell's single, he'd he ir lie Hall-of Fame. Another National League game saw the Brooklyn Dodgers liumbk .he Chicago Cubs, 18,to 5. Thrci hapless Cub pitchers were battered for 23 hits. The • Pittsburgh Pirates and lh< New York Oiants tried to ham each other the ball games las night. The Giants succeeded, am the Pirates won, 0 to 8. Eacl team had one big Inning, the B'.ic scoring six runs in the fourth am the Giants five runs in the eight! In the American League, th New York Yankees beat the S Louis Hrowns in 10 innings, Ei to ' Joe Gordon's home! 1 In the 10th di the trick. Vern Stephens of th Browns hit two home runs. Th Detroit Tigers nosed out the Wash ington Senators, 2 to 1. The Chicago White Sox eke out a 4 to 3 triumph over the Dos ton Red Sox. And the Clevulan idians won a close one from the i hlladclphla Athletics, 3 to 2. liy HAKHY (JRAYSON ! NKA SpflrlH Kdltor NKW YORK,—Plain Ben Jones as talking as the horses were bc- saddled for the Roscbcn Hand!op at lielmont Park. "There's a chestnut colt In thero t 12 to 1 with a feather who ould easily take It all," remarked en Jones. The Man from Missouri pointed o Some Chance, which he form- rly trained in the pi'M«ntlous ;a!umct Farm Stable. Sonic Chance iiopped down in rent with 105 pounds on his back, •hich included the veteran jockey, oe Kenlck.' Mettlesome and Salto, vllli 103 and 10-1 pounds, rcspec- Ively, flnlshrd In front of With tegards, top weighted with Double- ab nt 124, Wlilrluwny wasn't quite ready for lie $:(0,0(m Suburban Handicap, so 'miner Jones was just an enthusi- islie spectator. There they were— he Greentrre pair, Shut Out and )cvil Diver, and Market Wise and lie $55,000 Attcnlloit-17' In,all. liul Jones liked Don Bingo at be weight—104, which also included Jockey Uenick, who had a tre- ncndous week-end by the way. WKKilir WIl.l, STOP A TRAIN I wouldn't want to run Whirla- way ngaln.se that horse carrying only 10-1 pounds," Jones said. And, sure enough, Don Bingo lopped down In front. Market Wise which ran second only to be disqualified, conceded the brown colt of Hlng Crosby and Lin <Howard 2\ pounds. -Shut Out spotted him 22. Attention, which placed with' i disqualification, and Devil Dlv-! er gave 17. | It's true. Weight will stop n train, it Is generally accepted lhat from one to Ihree pounds represent a length, depending upon distance. Some Chance- beat With Regards by a length and n half at six furlongs. Don Bingo beat Market Wise by three lengtlis at a mile and a quarter. John B. Campbell, who distributes the burdens nl nil the Now York tracks, has the reputation of being MIL- best racing secretary In Baseball Slahcjin'gs SOUTHERN'LEAGUE ! W. L. Pet. ^Nashville .. I 26 10 .613 Liltlc Kock '.. 22.15 .6W (Birmingham 20 16 .581 ^Chattanooga :.. 21 16 - .560 \Atlanta 20; 20 . .500 Knoxvillc ifl J3. . New. Orleans 19 2f .+13 Memphis 11 28' . x—Night same. NATIONAL LEAGUE . W- L- Brooklyn 27 15 xSt. Louis 24 14 xPitlsburgh ...;.. 'ifl 17 Cincinnati ;.. 2» r lB xPhlladclphia l > 18'20 .474 Boston I.....'..... 10 18 ..47 x New York ..15 24 '.385 Chicago i.......... 13 26. .33: x—Night games. - - AMERICAN LEAGUE , W. L.:Pci New York ..21 14 ..60C \Wasblnglon '21.17 .55 \Dctroit :..:: 19 16 Philadelphia ....'...... 20 19 hlcago ......'.......'.. 16'16 Cleveland 18,20, 3oston ...':..-.'• 18 '!82 t. Louts ; 12 21' x—Night game. " '' Young Polish » refugees * who joined Boy Scout group at Red Cross evacuee camp in Teheran, Iran, smile again as they pa- t rade through colony of Poles I Jvho have escaped Naz|s. j (OWI 1' -- - - photo.)/ .,-^.. STOCK & POULTRY TONICS & FEEDS Hog Cholera Scrum STEWART'S , Drni SUrt Main & Lake Phone 2822 .54 ' Ji'l ;. .50 \ashville Appears Round For Pennant Wright Flattens Terranova By United Tress The Naslivlllc Vols held a two- aine lead' over the Birmingham arons in the Southern Assocla- on Satnrday morning and appear- d to be pennant-bound. Friday night the Vols clubbed ut n 9 to 8 victory over the Barns. Pitcher Glenn Gardner rc- elved credit for the victory—ills cventh of the year. However, the Barons bulhit the Vols 13 to 0 in heir defeat. Third place Little liock split a ,'.47 .win bill with the Atlanta Crackers. The Travelers took the first game, 5 to 0, and the Crackers the nightcap, G to 3. Al Moran pitched eight-hit ball ,n the opening shutout—chalking lib sixth wjn for the season. The Knoxvillc Smokies continued along "win" trail—shoving over .a last Inning run to dowr the New Orleans Pelicans, O'to 8. Southpaw Frank Veverka pllchcc five-hit ball as the Mcmplii. Chicks got a 3 to 2 win over tl Chattanooga Lookouts. Ox Mlllei who relieved Tom Snratt In the sixth inning, was charged will! thi loss. Only three games are slated for THEY'RE OFF! Trainer Ben Jones and Whirlaway head for Chicago \.... : v i in search of lighter loads. Jockey is Georjie Woolf. the business, but trainers of belter; handicap horses are ginning to grumble. "The -mere means 10 pound: York,;' says B;n Jones. Along this line il is significant that Jones 'is shipping Whlrlaway and the : long Calumet string to Chicago, June 9, where the biggest the more conservative: be- Everelt assigns weights at Arlington .Park aiid at jump. Washington ['ark, where this year's ) )il( i n attention because he jumps with one slice on and one shoe off. His latent feat was a triple win In the Intercollegiate. 1 ! a few weeks ago. He took first place in all three of his specialties, piling up la points, tile highest individual total in many years'. Morcom's performances arc among the. season's finest. In the pole vault, he's done better than anyone except the • sky-sera ping Cornelius Warmerdam, with a mark of 14 feet, four and a half inches, made indoors. It Isn't known whether he'll have to face | Warmerdam in the Nationals. He's cleared.six feet, five and a quarter inches in the high jump, and 23 feet, 1C inches in the broad IN uuroirc iundcr Hagg and Greg Rice Won't Be Only Attractions At New York By United Press Most of the fans'Who sec the i National • AAU track and field hampionshlps at New York latei his month will be there to wa'.ch under Hogg ' comjiele against reg nice: That Is, if the two dls- ance stars appear in the Nation- Is, But : at least one other fellow will give the crowd a run for Us money—that's guaranteed. He's 'A. lichmond Morcoin of the university of New Hampshire. Mnrcom akes part in so many events at i track meet the spectators think le's triplets. Morcom will compete in the high jump, the broad Jump, and the pole vault. And lie has a good chance to win all three. Morcoin has gained considerable I Hay Mueller caught 164 games for Sacramento last season, 102 in row. lie ha.d been behind bat In! 34 of Cincinnati's 36 games when ! put out by bruised hand. Star Jumper lo Parachute ) EAST LANSING, Mich. (UP) —, Jumping seems to be in the blond' of Jim Milne, Michigan State Col-( lege track star. '• Milne, who holds the collage rcc-' orcl with a IS foot, e 1-2 inch high i jump, enters the armed forces on graduation—as a paratrooper. - — — il one fellow, that's not j at all. mention of Calumet I Arlington Park meeting will, bcj Morcom still has to win a na- ninds more in New held. McLennan is the handicapper u 0 na! championship, although he's lit Suffolk Downs and Garden Slate taken many other titles. This may Park, near Camden.; [ i . be liis year to reach the top. By United Press Ancient Chalky Wright of Ixxs' nyeles lifted himself back Into he featherweight picture by knbck- ig out Phil Tcrranova of ''t'lie Ironx in five rounds at Madison [quare Garden. The victory makes Wright the *lo. 1 challenger for tile New York •crsion of the featherweight cham- lionship, held by Willie , Pep: Wright—despite his age nnd,;.,hl^ lifficiilty in making weight—(Usr loscd of Terranova easily. Referee 'rankle Fullam counted Terranova out at. 2:40 of the fifth session, as he tried vainly to rise from the canvas. Wright had floored him with a straight right to the China. A small crowd of 8,000 saw the fight, which was scheduled for 15 rounds. Wright now has earned the privilege of meeting E'bp for the titlc ( provided that pep retains his crown a fight with Sal Bartolo at Boston on Tuesday night. The little Negro—a veteran of over 300 professional fights—finished Tcrranova off with a .series of hooks to the head in the fifth heat. He shot a hard right to the chin, and Tcrranova went down for the last time. I money winner in history will probably again meet Alsab in the Stars York, and Stripes Handicap at Washington Park, July 5. Jones may choose between. this out.-and the Massachusetts Handicap at Boston's Suffolk Downs the same afternoon, but Alsab Is one up on the soif'of Blenheim II in three hard-fought engagements, and Plain Ben of Parncll is keen to even the score, especially with a stretch-burner like the little dark heslnut with the ions tail. S'AME HORSES SEEK IIUEAK The idea of a handicap is to ring horses to the wire ligether, nti John ,B. Campb:ll is famous or blanket finishes. One lightly-weighted horse after wither has .won in New York, lowever, until some .trainers arc saying that Racing Sccretarj Campbell scsms to have a "grudge against name horses. There, arc other places to rur ir important money, and these same trainers assert that Webb Everett and Charley McLcnnan are Anyway, Whtrlaway is on his way, and there is every indication The use of the laminar flow winy lhat Plain Ben Jones expects , a is one of the reasons the Mustang break oiitsidD, of. New is the fastest airplane for Us horsc- i i '-,-• • I power in the world. today. The Birmingham Barons .450. and the Vols continue their first Today s Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Birmingham at Nashville. New Orleans at Knoxvillc. Only games scheduled. • NATIONAL LEAGUE Boslon at Nashville. Brooklyn at Chicago. ' New York at Pittsburgh. Philadelphia at St. Louis. AMEKICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Boslon. • St. Louis at New York. Detroit at Washington. . Cleveland at Philadelphia. .364 lace battle at Nashville; New Or- eans tangles with the Smokies hi .noxvllle, and Chattanooga meets ic Chicks in Memphis again. East Knd Kaseball Team Meets Huff man SOUTH BEND, Intl. (UP)—Ed ward (Moose) Krause, new coacl of the University of Notre Dam basketball team, was an All-West ern tackle in 1S132 and an All-Amc rlca court center in 1933 for th Fighting Irish. During the 193 football season, he played 521 b a possible 540 minutes of varsit football. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Knoxvllle 9, New Orleans 8. Night games: Chattanooga at Memphis. Birmingham at Nashville. Atlanta at Little Rock. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 18, Chicago 5. Night games: New York at Pittsburgh. Philadelphia at St. Louis. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 4, Boston 3. New York 6, St. Louis 4, 10 in nlngs. Night games: Cleveland at Philadelphia, Detroit at Washington. CHICKASftW Wrst Main Nrar 21sl HI. Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:-IS : . Nlj;ht shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens fi:45 Conlinuons shows Sal. arid Sun. nr^ I lie East End baseball team wil ry for Us first win of the scasoi omorrow afternoon when tile 'Huff nan aggregation will play n Valker F'ark. 'I lie East Enders will depend on he pitching of Charles Edward 1 Ronsh with Pug Chapman doing he receiving. Batteries for Huff- nan will be Ffay Bates and Cecil Martin. The game will begin nl 1:30 o'clock and there will be no admission charge. Lineups: Kas( Em) Bil Clitton 11 M. Oracy 31) C. lioush p J. IjOnfj ss P. Perry 2b Ij. Chapman c U. Rylie Ib b. Stratford cf I'. Tnamcr rl Huffman H. Cooper Ib R. Bates |> I,. Bales ss Robt. Bales C. Martin c W. Jameson W. Hates cf D. Beard 3b J Hlgglns rf 2b 'Ilic electrical system for airplanes takes combat punishment as no other type of control can. Last Time Today Double Feature "HIDING THK WIND" wilh Tim Unit and "TIGHT SHOES" with John Howard * Minnie Harm's Coinnly SEHIAI,: "Dick Trimy vs. Crinii-.' Help Wanted MAN PREFERRED BUT WILL CONSIDER WOMAN This is pclasant work and not a duration job. II is permanent, fair starling salary with definite advance as you Icarh your work. Write in full detail. All Mplies held strictly confUlcntiitl.. 1 ; :i;'l-. ' ~ '• • S! >?•'• ••• Address S.N.I'', c/o Courier News. BH i Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:15 Adm. Always He and 25 Last Time Today 'South Of Santa Fe' with Itoy Rogers & Gahliy Hayes SERIAL: 'Terils of Nynka" Selected Shnrts I SATURDAY Midnight Show 'The Hidden Hand with Craig Stevens & Julie -Bishop v. Selected Shorls Sunday & Monday 'Caught In The Draft' with Hob Htipc it Dorothy Lamon Universal News I'npcyc Comedy WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, June 7, 8:30 p. m. Lowest Admission of »nj WresUIDf Artna In America. NOTICE! CHANGE IN ADMISSION PRICE—Adnltl Me, Ul inc.; Reserved scati 15c: Children 15«Reserve Seal Tickets on Sale at Schmuck'i Standard Oil SUIlon, Corner Main and Divbion. -TAG MATCH- LAWSON & ROBERTS vs. BLOOMFIELD & LAYE 2 M-min., 1 Fall Matches JACK BI,OOMKIKU> vs. RKI) ROHKUTS CHAS. I;AYIO vs. WICK I.AAVSON Sunday and Monday POWERFUL!;. 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