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SIXTEEN ST. PETERSBURG TIMES, SUNDAY, JULY 28, 1940 The Four Winners for This Week I VIGGIIIJ I IIUIU UUIBlOOl .IIUd, iJdIUII Hff 41 U9 UUimilg HCAl! Um-umm! Wins $2 Prize. Class 3 Taken by Myriam Rosserer, 2606 First Avenut South These four pictures are the winners in the tenth and final week of The Times Third Annual Amateur Snapshot contest. During the past 10 weeks, The Timea has awarded prizes for the 40 pictures its judges considered best for each week. These 40 pictures soon will be displayed in a salon at the Art center on Third avenue south near Fourth street. Judges to be named soon will select the best four. Each of these four will be awarded $15 in local prize money and will then be entered in the National Newspaper Snapshot Awards, prizes lor which total !iiu.uuu. ' Any weekly winner who hasn't sent in the negative for his winning picture is urged to do so immediately, so that The Times may make uniform prints of all 40 winners and open the display as soon as possible. Long May She Wave Wins $2 Prize, Clajs C Taken by John Newkumet, 2661 First Avenue North Some Fun Wins $2 Prize. Class A Taken by James M. Davis, 2507 Third Avenue South the waterfront is now in process and will include planting of palm trees at the end of the town pier, and new roofs for all the shelters along the water's edge. Bids for the new bathing beach will be requested in about three weeks at which time the new ca sino bulkhead will be com pleted. GULFPORT EQUALIZATION BOARD TO MEET IN AUGUST Gulfport's equalization board will meet in August to hear complaints on property valuations and assessments, according to Clifford S. Madley, acting mayor in the absence of Mayor Clyde A. Foster. The board will meet every evening from 7:30 to 9 o'clock for a week. Date for the meetings will be announced later, Madley said. Gulfport Speedboats Leave for Races In an attempt to establish a record in the 91-cubic inch hydroplane class, three speed boats built by Clifford S. Madlev recently left Gulfport to race at Redbank and Atlantic City, N. J., and Washington, D. C. They are: D. M. Mclntyre's "Happy Warrior," Gurdon Knapp's "Little Bea Too," and Bobo Mayes' "Little Bea," which is the largest winner in that class in the state, and leader for points for the St. Petersburg Kennel club trophy. Owners of the boats are mem bers of the St. Petersburg Yacht club, and will represent the club at these regattas. Library Board To Be Formed Those wishing to serve on the new library board are requested to contact members of the council or call at town hall in order that matters of import to the own library may be setled, Hadley announced yesterday. Program Beautifies Waterfront Beautification program along Gulfport Realtors To Address Group V. A MnrlrViam inj P W fnlrtull rjnlfnnrt . . , 1 i , . ra will address the St. Petersburg Board or tteanors during a luncheon meptincf fnmnrrnu; at Fltivor'c grill. They will choose as their i. i nmt r . i i lupic, ine rrogress ana ruiure oi ituiipori. Record Crowds At Casino Record summer crowds at the GulfDort casino have heen re ported by Richard Gray, manager. An increase in the numher of youne Deode was noted in diacting that the town has a larger summer vacation popula tion man ever before, he said. Registrations Increase Registraions for the November election are coming in rapidly according to John Holsapple. town clerk. Indications are that the total number of registrants will exceed that of last year, he saia. Personals Councilman and Mrs. George Cobb will return the first week in August from a trip through the miaaie west. Town Attorney and Mrs. B. T. Sauls are nla shortly for Mexico and will re- 357 Central Ave. We Deliver Phone 7728 LUGGAGE HEADQUARTERS turn to Gulfport the middle of August. Reol Estate News Mrs. Elsie Molitor has purchased a stucco house at 2531 Beach boulevard. Maude Fahr-nay is the former owner. The residence has six rooms and large spaciops porches. Miss Elizabeth Heller has purchased a five-room frame bungalow at 2400 Fifty-second street south. Formerly owned by Mrs. Edna Cassall, the property is located on large grounds dotted with many fruit trees. J. E. Brickett handled the sale through the E. A. Markham real estate office. 1 ... Sanford J. Ward has taken out a permit to build a $1,200 home at 2702 Fifty-eighth street south. The house will contain five rooms and bath and will be of frame construction. Norman Huckins is the contractor. C. R. Miller. 1851 Fiftv-seeonr1 street south, is building a four-room and bath frame house at a Crowds at Gulfport Waterfront Crowds line the Gulfport waterfront as cool breezes, sweep along the water's edge sending dozens of Gulfport sailboats out along the shimmering bay. To escape the heat wave Gulfport youngsters last week donned swimming suits and with their elders, took advantage of the cool waves. Over a decade ago Australian pines were planted along the waterfront by Lloyd Holland, Gulfport's chief of police. cost of $1,800. It will feature two large porches. Lillian Grinder has conveyed lots 9 and 10, block two, in Gulfport to S. D. Moyer for a consideration of $200. Little Susie Wins $2 Prize, Class D Taken by Bob Fowler, 403 Walgreen Building Local Children's Bureau Is Named Refugee Agency Children's Service bureau of St. Petersburg has been provisionally designated as an agency to co operate with the United States committee for the care of European children, it was announced yesterday by Henry W. Adams Jr., president of the bureau. Designation was announced by the children's bureau of the United States department of la bor. Chief duty of the local agency, it was explained, will be to act as a 'clearing house for the placing of child refugees who have been sent to the new world from war-torn countries of Europe. The local bureau will take charge of the investigatfon of foster homes and in the care and supervision of children placed in homes which have been opened to them. Many refugee children already have been received in Canada. Mrs. Ruth Atkinson, executive secretary of the Children's Service bureau, said yesterday that numerous oners ' already have been received from local resident who desire to onen thpir Vinmec in refugee children. Those desiring iniormation on the plan may call her, Mrs. Atkinson said. TO CHECK VVf2666 LIQUID OR TABLETS RED CAP PORTER SERVICE For the improvement and standardization of Red Cap Service to the public and place all Red Caps upon a regular and uniform wage basis, the ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD will, effective August 1. 1940. handle for those passengers so desiring hand bags and other personal effects at the rate of 10 CENTS per bag or parcel at its station St. Petersburg, Fla. Red Cap will issue a check for each bag or parcel handled and will collect this check and 10 cents upon delivery where directed by passenger. I P. Grffn, Dint. Passenger Agent, St. Petenburg, Fla. Quality Luggage By Dresner Belber Quakertown High at L TRUNKS Well Known Makers of Quality Luggage 3-Plece Ensemble Sets Special Prices for this week mm I5i.5 .iiur SPECIAL Reg. $41.00 Value SPECIAL aWt- 130.09 Value SPECIAL Reg. $33.50 Value SPECIAL Reg. $25.00 Value SPECIAL $39.95 532.95 $27.95 $26.95 $19.95 complete and new stock from which to make your selection ) SPECIALS 29-Inch Fort-Niter to Fabrleoid. SPECIAL 24-Inch Two-Suiter to Modernistic Strio. SPFriAi IB, 21, 24-Inch Overnight Cases. P 90 Modernistic Stripe. SPECIAL $12.39 $11.39 11 -inch Ladle' Banger Case to Modernistic Strip fPECIAL Men's Valet Gladstone Hanger efj Ar Casei SPECIAL ? $8.39 (CLOSE OUTS; L 18 and 20-Inch Fiber Overnight Cases. V iogfelar $3 00 Value. c 4 Cfi ? I Close-out Special BVR ' ML 9 maBrlrlHljl.fMjBBB I over the lines of the Florida Power Syst Wf :'. MSEvVMMMHS' y-rH electric service. Shown here is the interior of jgltS' 'JJ" M the new Main Dispatching Station of your elec- 5. . MMMJMJBJb'' '' " ' ' !3hrTf?P- MU trie company, located at the Substation at :'! 16th Street and Third Avenue North ii jMjjMM FLORIDA POWER CORPORATION Another in a Series of Advertisements Presenting the Drama of Your Electric Service CONTROLLING the flow of electric power over the lines of the Florida Power System is one of the most interesting phases of modern electric service. Shown here is the interior of the new Main Dispatching Station of your electric company, located at the Substation at 16th Street and Third Avenue North in the Sunshine City. The load dispatchers, watching the electrical indicators on the big diagram of the System's lines and interconnections with neighboring companies, control the flow of current, at voltages as high as 06,000 volts, from the generating plants over the transmission lines and through substations to the distribution system, from which point it is delivered to the customer. Telephone and carrier current communication systems enable the load dispatchers to be in contact with the men at the plants and substations and. by careful co-ordination, keep power flowing at the proper regulation of cycles and voltages. Logirallv enough, we refer to this main station as the "heart' of your electric system. i cDonald Stops Atlanta Police; All-Stars Win, 1-0 oca Cops .ose Second ame, 5-0 Counting once quickly in the irst inning, St. Petersburg's All- Itars hung on grimly through light more innings and finally lanaged to eke out a 1-0 win Iver the Atlanta Police Softball en in the last of their three- lame series last night at Water- ront nark. Local police suc- imbed, 5-0, to the visitors in the econd game. Turned back in two previous I games without a run. the All- Istars failed to explode any I dynamite at bat last night, but rallied air-tisht support behind I the crafty pitching of their ace, Ray McDonald. The fidgety McDonald held the eorglans to two nits wnne nis iat.es were niline UD a like num- er. However, McDonald turned n the heat in the nineties to pile ip a total of 13 strikeouts while vens. Atlanta hurler. bree7ed e third one past only four All- tars. St Petersbure's lone run was nearned. fashioned from a base n balls and two errors. Stansill All - Star shortstop. irst up, drew a base on balls nd sat out the next two rumen there as Jack Puryear nnnsit to trip catcher and Dick 'ones hoisted to Brown in short ield. With two out, Stansill lit lit for Kpronrl on the first niteh. ook third as catcher Willis eaved wildly past second base- an Griffin and rode home as Ihe center fielder struggled to nravel the ball from his shoe- aces. From that point on, Stevens eld the All-Stars in check. Jones pened the fourth with a single o left but was nipped a few oments later in an attempted teal. McDonald opened the sixth ith a single to left, went to econd on a sacrifice bunt by tansill, but then saw Puryear ounce out, shortstop to first, and ones roll out, second to first. Facing their first full nine innings of McDonald's rapid- fire delivery, the Police team protested frequently during the game and eventually adopted athe strategy of sneaking up on the batter's box as If stalking live tigers. However, ready or not, the ldgety one s rise ball was un littable in the pinches. The Police filled the bases in the sixth on an error by First 3aseman Jones and bunts by Mis and Griffin. With the stands almost silent, Rookie Ray out another notch and forced Stevens to foul out to first. Mimms, who got on base as Jones erred, was forced at the plate and Morris hoisted to short field ) end the threat. McDonald dealt with another :risis in the next inning as French greeted him with a dou ble to center. With none out, lay unloosed his whipping rise jail to strike out Brown, forced .Joyd to foul out to Catcher inglin and ended the inning with nother strikeout at the expense if Bishop. Bishop, incidentally, lad no luck at all with the Mc- )onald variety of chunking, whiffing in all three of his ap pearances at the plate. In the wind-up affair between the St. Petersburg Police team and the barnstorming Atlantans, rhan hp rot at thp hand nf thp local team. The Georgians were having Imore than some difficulty with IDavis' baffling slow stuff and but nor some momentary fielding (lapses and given a hit here and Ithere, Junior might have fared Ibetter. The Atlanta team was credited Iwith seven hits in amassing their Ifive runs, while only Bolender and Kraus could connect safely with the offerings of Cooper, Atlanta hurler. A ll, i i,l,, I '.,(... lib Scarborough, ft Morris, lb French, tj Brown, af IJoyd, 3b . Bishop, rl Mims, If . Willis, c . Griffin, 2b Stevens, p h. r 0 1 o n 0 0 0 0 0 p i 9 3 2 0 5 4 0 Total 30 0 All-stars Stansill, ss Puryear. sf Jones, lb Heinr. cf . Nelson, rf Silverman, Cole. 3b . Hawk. 3b Oxford. 2b Tompkins, Anglin, r MrnnndM, ! Kcifer . Totals 24 Ran for McDonald If 2b ab. 1 8 8 3 3 3 I I 0 1 8 2 0 2 24 10 h. po. a. e 0 17 1 0 0 0 1 2 27 MHMa"-- ATLANTA 000 000 0000 ALL-STAR3 100 000 OOx-l Two-baae hits; French. Sacrifice hits: Willis, Stansill. Struck out: By McDonald 13. Stevens 4. Bases on balls: Off McDonald 3. Stevens 4 Wild pitch: McDonald. Left on baaes: Atlanta 7. Air-Stars 4. Umpires Monroe, Hawk and Stiles. Atlsnta Pollee ab. r. h. po. a. e W French, as .. 4 1 0 0 10 Carter, lb 8 0 0 13 0 0 R. French, cf ... 2 0 0 0 0 0 Brown, sf 8 0 1 0 0 0 Mims. rf 8 1110 0 Scott. If 3 0 1 0 0 0 Lloyd, 3b 3 2 3 2 1 0 Griffin. 2b 3' 0 1 1 8 0 WilHs. 3 0 0 3 O 0 Scarborough, C 1 0 0 1 0 0 Cooper, p 3 1 1 0 8 0 Totals 80 S 7 21 13 0 St. Prterihori police ab. r. h po. a. e. Donaldson. 2b .. 3 0 0 1 0 0 Vsuehn. sf 3 0 0 0 0 0 Healy. if 3 0 0 1 0 0 Bolender, 8b ... 8 0 1 2 8 0 Weston, rf 3 0 0 1 0 0 Kraus. cf ...... 2 0 1 0 0 0 Jackson, sa 2 0 0 2 2 1 Pickard. lb .... 10 0 0 0 0 Sellers, e 2 0 0 6 0 2 Davis, p 10 0 1 3 2 Totals 25 n 2 21 5 ATLANTA 020 010 2-5 TIGERS INCREASE LEAD, BEATING A's AS INDIANS LOSE oars SECTION THREE ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA, SUNDAY, JULY 28, 1940 PAGE SEVENTEEN City's Leading Amateur Golfers Clash Today r. It's nothing new for Hugh Kirkpatrick, left, and Horace Williams to be meeting in a golf match. Today's duel for the city match play championship at Pasadena will mark the sixth time they've clashed in tournament play. They were reminiscing yesterday when this picture was taken. Goggin and Foulis Set Links Pace ST. PAUL, Minn. fP) Two dark horse veterans who long have been prospecting golf's tournament money trail filed joint claim yesterday on medal honors on the rich St. Paul open golf championship. They were the quiet, 37-year- old Jim Foulis and the 4-year- old Willie Goggin, the former a long-time Chicago district campaigner and the latter now a native of the Illinois metropolis after years of playing out of San Francisco. Each had 36 hole totals of 136 strokes as the tournament hit the halfway point of its 72-hole route. Foulis put together nines of 34-33 for a five under par second round 67. Goggin scored a six under par 66 yesterday on nines of 33-33. Only a stroke behind was Ed Oliver of Hornell, N. Y., who had a 71 for a 137 aggregate, and rirht back of him was a corps of stars in such close pursuit that one of the hottest finishes in the tourney'a 14-year history was in prospect as the field headed into today's 36 hole final program over the rolling Keller course. Dick Metz, of Oak Park, 111., defending champion as a result of his record 270 here a year ago, fired another three under par 69 for a 138 total. A stroke back of him was Frank Moore, Detroit, and Toney Penna, Dayton, who had respective second round scores of 71 and 70. Bracketed at 140 were Les Bolstad, Minneapolis, Len Mattson, home pro, Pat Wilcox, Waterloo, la,, the two low scoring amateurs, Jim Ferrier, the open and amateur champion of Australia, and Wilford Wehrle of Chicago, and big Ralph Guldahl of Chicago. Williams, Kirkpatrick Clash for Title Today Play Sixth Tournament Mateh at Pasadona With City Match Play Crown at Stake By STAN WITWER St. Petersburg's top ranking amateur golfing rivalry will have its sixth renewal at the Pasadena Golt club today when Horace Williams and Hugh Kirkpatrick clash in an 18-hole match for the city match play championship. The two shotmakers, considered the top rankers in local simon-pure circles, are survivors of a select field which started play in the tournament several weeks ago. As they start out this afternoon at 1:30 oclock, Williams and Kirkpatrick will be matching strokes for the sixth time in tournament play and the fourth time with a championship at stake. Three times they have clashed for the Jaycee championship with Williams winning twice and Kirkpatrick once. Earlier this summer Williams won the 1940 Jaycee crown with a one-up verdict over Kirkpatrick in a nip and tuck 19-hoIe match. In addition to their titular arguments, today's foes met once in the semi-finals of tne Jaycee tournament, Williams winning, and once in the New Year's ama teur tournament, Kirkpatrick winning. The standing of their rivalry therefore is: Williams, three wins, Kirkpatrick, two wins. In today s match, Williams, on the basis of some sensational scoring on the links during recent weeks, will be the favorite. But Kirkpatrick, although he has played only an occasional round this summer, may surprise. In his last seven tournament rounds, Williams has averaged six stroKes unacr par, inciuaing one round of 69. Kirkpatrick, however, also has been scoring consistently in the low seventies. If Williams wins today, he win set some kind of record for winning local tournaments during a single season. Already this sum mer he nas Daggea me uayn-v title and the city medal play crown. A golfer since 1930, Williams achieved his peak in 1935 when he won the state amateur championship. At the present time, he is playing nearly as well as at that time, according to his own statement. Neither long nor exceptionally straight off the tee, Williams compensates for these lackings with a well polished pitching and chipping game. He is at his best around the greens. At distances up to five or six feet he is an almost deadly putter. Kirkpatrick, who was a professional a decade ago, then returned to the amateur ranks, is a stylist with a well-rounded game which features iron play. His long iron seconds are monotonously straight and it has been said that he hits more greens in regulation figures than any amateur in the city. Kirkpatrick also is capable around the greens but because of his straight and true seconds has few opportunities to prove it. Christy and Piers Tangle In Return Go His nurse withheld by the American Legion wrestling com mission after his riot-provoking rout of Henry Piers last Tuesday night, Ted Christy, California mat villain, has agreed to meet the gentlemanly Hollander again next Tuesday night in the main event on the American Legion's all-heavyweight wrestling program at the Waterfront arena. This time it will be to a finish, two out of three falls deciding it. and Christy's purse for last week's match will be withheld until he steps into the ring. Piers, usually the hero type of wrestler but well versed in the tricks of (he grunt and groan trade, says he'll beat Christy at his own game. Don Evans, young Pennsyl- vanian, will collide with Stanley Pinto, battle-scarred Bohemian, in the one-fall, 45-minute semi final Evans scored a record fall in nine seconds over Pinto several weeks ago. Tommy Nilan. spectacular Australian "kunearoo kicker, and Ernie Powers, the veteran Cali-fnrninn whosp rcfereeing in the rhristv-Powers match last week had a lot to do with inciting the crowd, will open the show in a one-fall, 30-minute match. Sports Events Today Goi.r city matrh play tournament at Pasadena, Wtltiama vi Kirkpatnrk :30 p.m. HUM Practice prog-ram of 50 tareta at St. SO FT BAM. fit. Petersburg Merchant M American Seamen at Bay Pinei. BASEBALL Moon Plumbers va. Port Tampa at Waterfront park, I Petersburg Gun club. 2 p m. I p.m. p m. Red Sox and Yankees Are Defeated DETROIT. (JP) The Philadel phia Athletics, tough customers a season lor tne ngers, suc cumbed twice under big bombard ments from the league pacemakers yesterday, 15 to 2, and 8 to 7, as Detroit hiked its American lead up to two full games. Schoolboy Rowe personally sub merged the A s in the opener on six hits, homering with a man on base in the fourth for the tying and winning runs, and a pair of four-baggers by Charley Geh-ringer and Rudy York chased home four runs in an seventh inning rally to win the nightcap. The second struggle lasted into evening hours. With second-place Cleveland losing to Washington, the Tigers nicked up a game and a halt in the pennant chase and ran their current winning streak to nine victories in 11 games. Briags staudium, with a crowd of 23,470 whooping things up for the Tigers, assumed the atmos ohere of the championship sea sons of 1934 and 1935 with tne Schoolboy going to town and Tiger sluggers in high gear. De troit collected 27 hits. First Game rhlladelphU Rubclinr, 3b .. Moses, rf , . . . D Miles, rf ... Chapman, cf ... Johnson. If .... Simmons, If ... Siebcrt. lb Gantcnbcin, lb Hayes, c wajaar, c .... McCoy, 2b Davis, 2b Branca) o. aa ... LiUard, sa .... Poller, p Besse, p Total Iletrolt Fox. rf MiCosky. cf ... Averill, cf .... Crronberg, If .. Hatha 2b Rreenbera, if .. York, lb HiKKin. 3b .... Sullivan, c .... Kress, as ..... Ci oucher, sa . . . RoWf, P i RIGGS WINS AT SEABRIGHT Kovacs Defeated After Long and Torrid Match SEABRIGHT, N. J. (IP) Forced to use every shot in his bag and to spend his every ounce of courage, National Champion Bobby Riggs battled uphill for three and a half hours yesterday before he could defeat Frank Kovacs of California in one of the most brilliant final round matches of the 53-year-old Seabright lawn tennis tournament. Riggs, by his resourceful shotmaking and refusal to accept defeat, finally prevailed by 2-6, 0-6, 6-3. 11-9, 10-8. Four times in the match Kovacs was one point removed from victory only to have the rampaging Riggs pull the game out. When the marathon ended with darkness settling over the court, a sell-out gallery stood and cheered while Bobby received the famous Seabright bowl from Totals ab. r. h. po, a 3 0 1 0 0 3 12 10 2 0 0 0 0 2 118 0 3 0 0 1 0 i nolo 8 0 0 5 1 10 0 10 3 0 110 1 0 0 5 0 3 0 111 10 0 10 3 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 88 1 i 5 ab. r. h. PO. a 6 0 3 6 0 a 4 i o 1 0 0 0 0 4 13 2 0 2 0 0 0 3 4 13 2 0 ,4 3 1 51 1 4 3 110 1 114 1 4 3 111 0 0 0 n o n 3 8 12 38 15 16 27 10 Local Juniors Face Lakeland In Title Game LAKELAND (IP) Lakeland eliminated Bartow from the first district American Legion junior baseball tournament yesterday, 14-6, and qualified to meet St. Petersburg in the title game Monday. Bartow was defending champion in the tourney, which opened Tuesday with six entries. Bartow scored four runs in the first inning, but Lakeland came back to tie the count in the second and was never headed again. Sweat and Rowlett held Bartow to six hits, while Lakeland got nine off three huriers and cashed In on nine errors by the losers. Tomorrow's championship game will be the second in the tournament between the Lakeland and St. Petersburg teams. Last Thursday, Lakeland edged West Coast entry, 8-7. the PHILADELPHIA 200 000 000- 3 DETROIT 010 251 Mx-15 Error: Kress, Runs batted in: Chapman 2. Rowe 5. (iieenberR, York 2 Kress 3. Vox 2. Bulltvan. Two-base hits. Moses, Hayes. McConky 2. Hiagins. Kress. York, Rowe. Hons Chanman Rnwe. BflSCS On balls: Off Potter 4, off Besse 8. (iff pnw i Struck out : Hv Potter 1, by b.ub 9 Hv Howe 3 Hits. Off roi lee 7 in 4 1-3 inntnei: off BMM t in 3 2-3. Losing pitcher. Potter. (Serond (lame) Philadelphia ab. r. h po. Rubelin. 3b 4 i 2 1 Moses, rf . . i ....... a 1 4 I Chapman, cf I 1 Johnson, If 4 0 0 0 Siebert, lb 4 0 0 8 Hsyea, e , 4 1 1 J McCoy. 2b 4 O J Biftiieato, as 4 J 1 3 Vaughan, p S J 0 0 Baekmajn. p 9 9 V i O. Miles 10 10 Total Binl for 37 Beekman 7 11 24 8 in ninlH. Detroit - Fox. rf McCosky, cf .. (Jehrlnuer, 2b Creenberg. If York, lb Higgins, 3b .. Kress, is . fabbetta, c .. Gorsica, p ... Baatoa. p .... Totals ab. 4 3 5 5 4 4 8 4 4 0 as I a 37 PHILADELPHIA, ....... 110 020 UQ DETROIT 300 lOOJOx Errors: Fox. Hlggins. Hsyes. Reik-man Kress. Runs batted in: Oinrln8r :i Hipglns. Fox. Moses 4. Chaprnim, York 2. Two base hits: Moses, York Home runs: Moses, fiehrlncer, York Double plays: Gehrlntrer, Kress anil Vr.ri.- Klehert Rrnnr.atn stul Sieherl. n.. on halls- Off V auction 7. off Gorslea 2, Struck out: Ry Vaughsn I Beekman 2, MM Benton 1. Hits Off VauKhan fl in B Innings, (none mil In seventh): Beekman 2 in 2 InnliiKS : Gorslea 11 in 8 innings (none mil in ninth) Benton 0 in I inning Wild pitrhes: Vatlfhaa 2. Winning pitcher: Gorsica. Losing piti lier . Vmighan. Homer Bears Yanks CHICAGO. (INS) Julius Sol-ters walloped a home run off Marvin Breuer in the twelfth inning to bring the White Sox a 6 to 5 victory over the Yankees yesterday. Joe Gordon tagged Johnny Rig-ney for a homer in the fourth and Tommy Henrich hit for the circuit in the sixth, but Rigney completed the game to get credit for his fourth triumph in four starts against the New Yorkers. Chicago got a run in the first, two in the third and two in the sixth. Two in the seventh by (Continued on Page 18) Tampan Victor In Golf Range Tournament Sidney Eetts of Tampa won last nights prize in the North Shore driving range's "hole in one" tournament when he put his shot down two feet, 10 inches from the pin. The event is staged from a distance of 50 yards. Each contestant gets three shots and the closest shot to the pin each niuht receives a prize. A special prize will be given any golfer who can put his shot into the cup for a "hole in one." Allison Treat of St. Petersburg was three feet from the pin and Vick Ott of Miami four feet away last night. Other good shots were made hv Dr. H. C. Bumpnus, De-vere Ritchie Jr., Dr. Ritchie and Mrs. Allison Treat. , Holcombe Ward, president of the U.S.L.T.A. Not since 1923, when W. M. (Little Bill) Johnston won the tourney for the third time, has a Seabright bowl been retired. Bobby won twice before, but never after such a titanic struggle. While Riggs' display of valor was great, so too was Kovacs' spirit. Such retrieving as Bobby accomplished in the two final sets would have brought despair to many other opponents. Repeatedly, when the hard-hitting Californian slashed a diagonal depth drive across court, Riggs raced into position to turn it back a winner of his own. With speed and placements, the unranked Kovacs stroked his way to a two-set lead. It wasn't until his rangy foe had established this big advantage that Riggs buckled down, quit fencing and played his best tennis. Hitting harder and deeper, and. blasting away with his well-nlaced service. Riggs took the third set 6-3, and then the battle reached its wide open stage. Back and forth the lead swung through the closing sets, and it was not until the final point was played that Kovacs could be counted out safely. Twice in the fourth set, ana twice In the last, the tall challenger from Oakland arrived at match set. Each time it was Bobbv's greater experience and his determination that thwarted Kovacs. Finally. In the 19th game of the fourth set, Bobby broke through Kovacs' delivery and held his own to take the set. Again in the 17th game of the last set the same thing happpened, with Bobby's change of pace and drop shots upsetting Kovacs. National champions Alice Marble and Sarah Palfrey won the women's doubles championship defeating Mary Arnold and Dorothy May Bundy of California, 5-7, 6-4. 7-5. Concentrating fire on Miss Palfrey, who in the first set was badly off her game, the losers made a desperate attempt to upset the champions. But as the match progressed, Miss Palfrey settled down and provided needed support for her partner and the margin of victory. Finals in the women's singles and men's doubles will be played todty HAVEN'T YOU HEARD By Stan Witwer The real strength of a baseball team is proved in two instances . . , when they play double- headers ana when they play close games. . . which is why the Cincinnati Reds are being freely picked to win the National league pennant . . t h e y ' ve won both ends of 10 double-headers in 14 nlaved. snlit- ORKENBERG ting the rest . . . they've also won 21 games this season by one run ... a comparison of the Reds with National league clubs of past years is made by Cincinnati scribe Tom Swope who observes that no senior loop nine since the Giants of 1919 could win 55 of its first 80 games . . . which the Reds did this year. tak Greenberg's success as an outfielder with the Tigers this year brings to mind the long list of former diamond greats wno bloomed lustily after being trans planted from one position to another ... not the least, of course, was Babe Ruth, who was one of the game's best southpaw pitchers before he was sent to the outfield because of his slugging Christy Mathewson was a first baseman, but not a very good one, before John McGraw Black Cats Nine of 'em Chase Baseball Slump frT. PETERSBURG noo ooo oo Runn batted In: Lioyd. Coopr. Two-baa hit Llnyd. Sacrifice hit: Jtrown. Struck ou : By Davi 4. w.'oopr 4 Baf j on halla: Off Davi L Co'pr 2 Wild pitrhfi: Conpr 2 ft on bases: Atlanta 7. St. P.etera-bur 8. By JACK GUENTHER NEW YORK 'U.R) Do you want to earn money at home? Do you want to spend the rest of your life free from financial worry? Do you want to retire within a year? You do? Then rust out and buy a black cat farm now. The black eat finally has come into his own. No longer does the intelligentsia of the land shudder when he crosses its path. Instead it prises him above even such reliable, time-proven, trustworthy aids as the horseshoe, the four-leaf clover and the rabbit's foot. for only yesterday the Hutchinson, Kans., baseball team found the courage to prove that this ancient symbol of bad luck has been maligned, ill-treated and generally abused for generations with absolutely no reason. The players reversed the superstition regarding luck. After losing nine straight games they Bought nine black cats. Took one apiece as a mascot. And promptly won the ball game. This decision on the part of thrM- plavera mint take ItsJHH smong those of Caesar crossing the Rubicon, Washington crossing the Delaware, Hitler crossing the Rhine and Jimmy Johnston double-crossing Mike Jacobs. For it seems the time has come when every ball player, every prise rignter, every halfback, every tennis player, every jorl and ever1 roller must hr black-eat iuippel That il because superstition is as much a part of sports as a double play, a straight left to the jaw. a forward pass, a service ace, an favorite or a stymie. flsSBlBSSaBBBBaBBBSHBBBBaEBHB Picture the football season, for Instance. The first huddle will be which cats should be part of the starting line-up. After the first game or two. the ranks MM level Should a team win two games in a row, these starting cats would have their jobs assured. But near the end of the season, a more serious problem would arise. Suppose Tennessee again is invited to the Rose bowl. The university agrees to the trip, the coach agrees and the players agree. Then suddenly, it is rumored that four of the 11 Tennessee cats trace their origin to the Ivy league. They will have no part of the Rose bowl whether they are given spending money or not. Imagine the consternation of the tournament of roses committee. Immediately the officials would be forced to hold a cat poll, or should we say a poll cat. The team itself would have no choice. If it overruled the feline council it probably would be picketed and under those conditions might just as well give up. No team could win if its cats simply wouldn't work up the proper psychological approach. It would be a cat-astrophe, or a cataclysm at the very least. So If you want to reap the profits of this new trend, buy your farm now. For before you can say "scat," black cats will be rarer than the night-blooming cereus, an original Van Gogh, Koh-I-Nor diamonds or a man who holds a decision over Joe Louis. Within the year every alley, every nook and every cranny will be barer of black rats than Gypsy Rose Lee of clothes at the conclusion of her routine. The black-cat demand will far exceed the current supply. Of course, the cats may bring with them a great deal more skullduggery. Who can tell how the fortunes of a championship fight, a world series game or the final match of the national singles at Forest Hills could be quickly changed by a well-tossed sprig of catnip. We hear Eddie Mead already has ordered a bale of the stuff. But every rose has its thorn and soon the cats would be employed by both sides In every event. Then every man and every cat again wouid be forced to start from scratch. told him to try pitching and you know the rest . . . Bucky Walters, since the start of 1939 baseballs outstanding pitcher, was a third baseman for years . . . Jimmv Foxx caught and played third base before shifting to first . . . Mel Ott was a catcher when he first reported to the Giants . . . George Sislcr started out as a pitcher and so did Bill Terry . . . which means that if at first you don't succeed, just try another position. Dan Hall, vacationing Times sports staffer, writes that Dom DiMaggio is the fair-haired lad around Boston and that Bean-town fans have slightly soured on Ted Williams . . . also reports that Boston followers of the Bees are saying that Casey Stengel will have the surprise team in the National league next year . . . Attempts to popularize night golf have proved pretty much of a bust around the country in recent weeks . . . because night baseball is a howling success, golf courses in Kansas City, Wilmette. 111., and Housto, Texas have tried staging night golf over lighted courses . . . Jimmy Demaret. who played under the lights at Houston complained that the mos-quitos attracted by the mazdas almost ate him up ... in rebuttal, some of the traveling proi told Fred Corcoran, PGA tournament manager, that they thought it would be a good idee to play at night during the summer because it would be cooler and the novelty of it would attract crowds for a while at least . . . the biggest single objection is that lighting a course is too expensive in comparison to the profits. The rise and fall of the sports great is tremendous sometimes . . . like Bimelich, shortest priced favorite in Kentucky derby history, since proved just an average three-year-old . . . and Lew Jenkins, hailed a month ago as one of the greatest punchers in recent ring history, now a nobody , . . Jenkins, called a second Benny Leonard, has dropped so low since losing to Henry Armstrong that he's only an even-money bet against Bob Montgomery, an unknown Philadelphia negro whom he fights next month. Nashville's Vols still are going l:ke a house afire in the Southern association . . . they've got Oris Hockett batting ,366 to stand third in the league. Rocco leading the homer-hitters with 17. Boken topping runs-batted-in with 85 and Poffenberger showing the way to the pitchers with 16 victories and six defeat defensively, the Vols have turned in no less than 137 double plays this season.

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