The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan on September 9, 1939 · Page 6
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Ludington, Michigan
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Saturday, September 9, 1939
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SIX THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. SATURDAY, SEPT. 9, 1939. ck Pitchers For Series Opener Cincinnati* Hurjer Cops His 23rd Decision Frfday t tram Pittsburgh i (By JUBSON BAILEY) (Associated Press Sports Writer) the Cincinnati If and when Reds and New York Yankees take the field for the 1939 world Merles, the opposing pitchers probably will be- William Henry JBucky) Walters and Charles Herbert (Red) Ruffing. This prediction isn't made With mirrors. The two blokes have earned the assignment. Walters, first hurler in the Inajor to win 20 games this •year, copped his 23rd decision i iTiday-with a 5-2, five-hit work- tut against the Pittsburgh pirates. Besides contributing ii sterling pitching performance, ;he rangy righthander hit a :iome run in the eighth inning were the runners-up. Borgh used a long left jab and a vicious right cross to knock out Robert Malone of Bitely CCC in a little over one minute of the first round. This bout was the best bout of the ivening's card. Cluchey won his championship in a less spectacular fashion, defeating Victor Inman of Fremont in three rounds, the bout being awarded Cluohey by Muskegon Smith by to break a tie einnatl clicking. 4 He has been a and start Cin- stanchion for ihe judges. Russ Criever of YMCA defeated Bob virtue of his superior weight. Bout was awarded on a technical knockout. Bill Maynard of Muskegon the sometimes quavering Reds tjo tie to all season. His 26 complete games top all hurlers m both major leagues. He has popped.up with victories that snapped Cincinnati losing spells no fewer than eight times and Be took, the mound against the Pirates Friday on two days .rest. £ Ruffing obtained his 21st victory as the world champions Stopped Boston's bedraggled Red Box 4-1 in a game abbreviated Jo seven innings by rain. 5 t Gets His 21st ; It was New York's third straight .triumph over the Sox but did not kees' lead increase the Yan- because President Two, Ludington Boxers CL ' ' * •_• : f Win Hart Tourney Titles Two Ludington boxers won titles Friday night at the Oceana county fair and two others were runners-up, being eliminated in the final bouts. Karl Borgh, lightweight and Don Cluchey, light heavyweight, representing < Smith's Western Michigan Fair association lost Muskegon to John Hosko of YMCA in a two- round elimination contest. All Ludington boxers who appeared in the Hart tournament will ,be entered in the tournament at the Western Recreation, were the winners Michigan Fair tournament, in their respective classes and ( —— and Cristeh, bantamweight Bob Smith, middleweight, YMCA won Cristen by cision. Ellsworth the nod over Ray a three-round de- Anderson of the William Harridge of the American league took away a forfeit Awarded them at Boston Sunday .when fans delayed the second jjame of a doubleheader by Strewing the field with straw hats and i bottles. The contest Vill be replayed Sept. 26. "' As dean of the Yankees hurl- Ing corps, Ruff ing's right to start the first series contest, expected to be played at Yankee stadium Oct. A, is unquestioned. He opened lor New York last fall and also in 1936. This is the fourths consecutive year he has •won 20 or more games and right now he appears as strong as ever. The group of 20-game winners wa,s joined Friday by Bob Feller,, the Cleveland- fire-bailer, who gave the St. Louis BrOwhs a five-hit diet as the Indians staged a 12-1 massacre. In,, the only other American league game the Philadelphia Athletics overcome a 13-8 deficit'--in hits to; edge out the Washington Senators 5-4. All the winners- runs were scored in •the'second and third innings when Joe Krakauskas got loose and-fcot fast. , *' '-. Cards Stop Cubs ' The St. Louis Cardinals choked off the Chicago Cubs for the second straight day 10-3 to conserve the distance between .themselves and the Reds. The Cubs, who made four errors Thursday, blundered five times more Friday. Meanwhile the Brooklyn DtxK gers swept a doubleheader from the'.Phillies 11-2 and 3-1 to move into fourth place, within a game and a half of the third^ place Cubs. f '(Rookie Bill Crouch, making his first big league start, held the Phils to seven safeties in the opener. In the nightcap Hugh (losing pitcher) Mulcahy walked six men in the five innings before rain halted matters. Three of these passes became runs when Jimmy Ripple tripled CHICAGO, Sept. 9.— Favorite teams were still in the running today as the National Softball tournament faced another day-long string of games which will reduce the field to the semi-finals. All of the first round and almost all of the second round were completed Friday in 14 hours of play on six Chicago diamonds. The semi-finals are set for Soldier Field Sunday and the men's and women's title engagements there Monday night. Defending champions in both divisions, the Cincinnati Poh- lars and the Alameda, Calif., girls, survived Friday's play. The Pohlars meet St. Joseph, Mo., tonight in a feature attraction while top billing in the girls' division goes to the Alameda-Cincinnati and New Orleans-Tulsa games. The Pohlars' second round victim was Waterloo, la., 2 to 0, and the girl champions vanquished Des Moines, la., 5 to 2, and Little Rock, Ark., 14 to 0. The Detroit men's team showed power Friday in defeating Reading, Pa., 15 to 1, and Memphis, Tenn., by a score of 1-0. The Pontiac men downed Elizabeth, N. J., 3-0 in night game. The Cincinnati women's team 'beat Lansing, 3 to 0, and the Memphis women defeated Detroit, 1-0. mm TO TAKE T Ludington golfers are all set LEAD IH BATTING New York's Yankee Clipper Is Sailing Along at Clip of .405 NEW YORK, Sept. 9.—(/P)— There's only one question left about the major league batting championship. It is whether or not Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees will finish the season at .400 or above. Only time can tell, but right now it looks like he may. Since sagging late in July the Yankee clipper has been maintaining a terrific pace and has held his stratospheric perch RADIO HIGHLIGHTS Key station or ench network Is listed In the programs. The Networks: WEAF—WTAM. WTMJ, WOY, WLW, WSM, WMAQ, WOOD, WWJ. WJZ — WLS. WTMJ, WMAQ, WXYZ. WLW, WOOD. WADC—WJR, WHAS, WBBM. sian melodies; 11 — Henrietta Schumann; 3 p. m.—Sunday vespers; 6:30—Radio guild drama, "Words and Music; 8—Hollywood Playhouse. MBS-Chain—2 p. m.—On a Sunday Afternoon; 5—Summertime concert; 7—Design for Melody. Monday expectations: WEAF- NIBC—12 noon—Cobwebs and Cadenzas; 12:45—Words and Music; 2:15—Ma Perkins. WABC-CBS—8 a. m. — Farm and Home Hour; 1:30 p. m.— Maurice Spitalny orchestra; 4— Benny Goodman. MBS-Chain—2:15 p. m.—Con- icert hall; 5—Dorothy Stevens i Humphreys, soprano; 5:45—Hen- to tee off at 9 a. m. Sunday I three consecutive weeks. He has morning in the tri-city meet j approximately that much furth- staged annually on the Manistee course between Ludington, Manistee and Cadillac. The match will be the final intercity tournament for 1939. Howard Jury, Lincoln Hills pro, announced this morning that Ludington club swingers! er to go. DiMaggio's mark today was .405 for an even 100 games. His closest pursuer was Jimmie Foxx of the Boston Red Sox, whose .358 percentage made him no threat at all. In the National league. Johnny are all set for the defense of j Mize of the St. Louis Cardinals their championship as tri-city continued to climb steadily, champions, won at the 19381 boosting his average during the tourney. Twice loser to Manis- i w , eek , three notcl } e s_to .363, He, tee during the season, the local divot diggers are out to retain their laurels in this match. Any local golfers who wish to participate but have not yet given notice are asked to get in touch with George Slaggert, tourney manager. The tournament will not close the regular golf season at Lin- j coin Hills. Some of the finest 1 golfing weather of the year, it 1 was pointed out, is provided! during the months of Septem- •ber and October. likewise, was not pressed, No. 2 being Morrie Arnovich of the Phillies, still sinking at .333. The ten leaders in each league: AMERICAN LEAGUE Player. Club G AB R II Pet. DiMaggio. N. Y. .. .100 383 93 156 .405 .125 467 131 167 .358 . 92 332 77 115 .346 .129 463 98 155 .335 .130 497 68 166 .331 .106 391 47 130 .333 . 95 322 70 107 .332 .132 566 124 186 .329 .115 429 86 141 .329 .132 463 73 150 .324 Urge Farmers to Continue Normal Production Plans AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. New York 93 38 .710 Boston 76 54 .585 Chicago 75 57 .568 Cleveland 70 60 .538 Detroit 69 62 .527 Washington 59 74 .444 Philadelphia 46 84 .354 St. Louis 35 94 .271 Friday's Results New York 4, Boston 1 (called end of 7th. rain). Philadelphia 5, Washington 4. Cleveland 12, St. Louis 1. Only games scheduled. Games Today Chicago at Detroit. Cleveland at St. Louis. Boston at Philadelphia. Washington at New York. Foxx, Boston Keller. New York Johnson, Phila. . Kcltner. Cleveland McNalr, Chicago . Gehrineer. Detroit Rolfe, New York .. Urcsky. Cleveland Appling, Chicago NATIONAL LEAGUE G AB R H Pet. 126 466 85 169 .363 119 -141 58 1-57 .33-2 128 523 85 172 .329 125 492 79 162 .329 124 499 65 162 .325 118 440 75 141 .321 113 445 7J 141 .317 100 379 68 120 .317 .100 350 46 111 .317 I Arnovich, Phila. .. ] McCormick. Cincln. i Mcdwick. St. Louis Hassett, Boston ... Bonura. New York Dannlng. New York Goodman, Cincln. P. Waner. Pitts. . Garms, Boston 116 457 66 143 .313 BOXING NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. twice. Giants and Bpston ained put,, ' ! :•'••' v •. • • ' », '4 I . i / Bees All-Stars Take Contest from Pros ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9.— Football prof essionals and par- tfcularly the St. Louis gunners of the American league today looked upon the 21 to 13 victory •by a college all-star team as proof that all the "rah-rah" fight hasn't been eliminated from the amateurs. .A shirt-sleeved crowd of 5,000 sat in July heat Friday night and watched the recruited from 16 schools — salvage collegians — midwestern some of the prestige lost in five defeats of other college all-star teams by professionals in the last weeks. three 49 54 61 60 60 68 70 87 Cincinnati 77 St. Louis 73 Chicago 71 Brooklyn 67 iNew York 65 Pittsburgh 59 Boston 57 Philadelphia 40 Friday's Results St. Louis 10. Chicago 3. Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 2. Brooklyn 11-3, Philadelphia 2-1 ond game called end of 5th, rain). New York at Boston, rain. Games Today Philadelphia at Boston. New York at Brooklyn. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. Cincinnati at Chicago. Pet. .611 .575 .538 .528 .520 .465 .449 .315 (sec- Major League Leaders (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) NAT'ONAL LEAGUE Batting—Mlze, St. Louis, .364; Arnovich. Philadelphia. .333. Runs—Hack, Chicago, 93; Herman, Chicago, and Werber, Cincinnati, 91. Runs batted in—McCormick, Cincinnati, 104; Medwick, St. Louis, 92. Hits — McCormick, Cincinnati, 172; Mize. St. Louis, 169. Doubles—Slaughter, St. Louis, 41; Mlze, St. Louis, 37. Triples—Herman. Chicago, 14; Goodman, Cincinnati, 13. Home runs—Ott, New York. 27; Mize, St. Louis, and Camilll, Brooklyn, 24. Stolen bases—Handley, Pittsburgh, 13; Hack, Chicago, 14. Pitching—Derringer. Cincinnati, 19-7; Wyatt, Brooklyn. 8-3. AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting—DiMaggio. New York, .405; Foxx. Boston. .358. (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) HOLLYWOOD. Calif.—Nick Peters. 135. San Antonio. Tex., and Phil Zwick, 137U-. Milwaukee, drew. (8). CHICAGO—Bob Nestell. 186. Los Angeles, knocked out Tom Kennelly, 198. Chicago. (1). PHILADELPHIA — Al Mancini. 128. Providence, R. I., and Johnny Marcelline 126"., Philadelphia, drew. (10). MOUNT FREEDOM. N. J.—Bunkv Wall. 145. Mcrristown. N. J.. outpointed Doug Marsh. 143. New York. (8.1. Runs—Foxx, Boston. 131; Rolfe. New York. 124. Runs batted in—Williams, Boston, ]26; DiMaggio. New York. 119. Hits—Rolfe, New York, 186; McCosky. ; Detroit. 171. Doubles—Rolfe. New York. 41: Wil- ! Hams. Boston. 39. Triples—Lewis. Washington, 16; Me- | Cosky. 13. ! Home runs—Foxx. Boston. 35; Gretni- ; berc Detroit. DiMaggio. New York. 27. : Stolen bases—Case. Washington. 50; Fox, Detroit. 19. ' Pitching—Donald, New York. 13-2; Ruffing, New York. 21-5. Profiteering May Be Hit by New Laws, (Continued from Page l) In a broadcasting address Friday night. Secretary Wallace expressed confidence that farmers, processors, wholesalers, grocerymen and labor would not seek undue profits. "They are going to stand for abundance and a fair relationship .between prices and services of different sorts," he said. Wallace added there was an abundance of food supplies and that the government's ever- normal granary system would insure a continuance of that abundance. CALL LETTERS AND KILOCYCLE FREQUENCY CKLW 840, KDKA 980, KFAB 770, KFI , „. . ,., 640 KMOX 1090, KOA 830, KYW 1020, !ly WCDC1 S WBBM 770. WCFL 970. WBAL 1060. I — {vcco 810. WAUC 860, WKAR ESC. Some Monday short waves: WON* TO. WGY 780, WHAM H5o. WHAS HAT4 Budapest—7 p. m —Cham- 820 WHO looo. WIBO 570. WJJD 1130, I ber orchestra; GSF, GSD, GSB WSM esc, wjn 750. wjz 760. London 7'45 —Empire orches- WLS S70. WLW 700. WMBI 1080, WKZO f. n £ PA ' po ri< _V.™_rmiVln 590 WMAQ 670. WOOD 1270, WOW 590. ua - - 1 ^A failt, O.JU— UOlUin- wowo ii60, WSB 740. WTAM 1070, cntal music; DJD Berlin—10:45 WTIC 1060, WKBZ 1500. WTMJ 620. —Greetings to listeners. (Eastern Standard Time) NEW YORK, Sept. 9.—In covering the European situation, WABC-CBS announces the following week-end programs: To- nighfat 9:45. London; Sunday at & a. m.. William L. Shirer in Berlin, Bill Henry or Edward R. Murrow in London and Eric Sevareid in Paris; at 12:30 p. m., London; at 5, Shirer in Berlin. Marrow in London and Thomas Grandin in Paris; at 9:30, H. V. Kaltenborn summarizes. Monday: At 7 a. m.. Shirer in Berlin. Henry or Murrow in London and Sevareid in Paris; at 7:45 a. m.. Elmer Davis summarizes; at 5:30 p. m., another roundup of Berlin, London and Paris. TONiGHT:WEAF-NBC—7— NBC string symphony; 7:30—Red Skelton orchestra; 8—Vox Pop: 9—Benny Goodman's orchestra. WABC-CBS — 6:30 — Michael Loring, singer; 7:30—Let's Join the Band; 8—Hit parade. WJZ-NBC—7:30—Brent House; 8—National barn dance; 10— Tommy Dorsey's orchestra. MBS'-Chain — 6:15 — Elliott. Roosevelt: 6:45 — Sam Baiter, f ports; 8—Fiesta time from Golden Gate exposition. SUNDAY: WEAF-NBC — 2:30 p. m.—Benny Goodman's orchestra: 3:30—The World Is Yours: 6 —The Aldrich Family: 6:30— Bandwagon; 7—Charlie McCarthy 'without C. McCarthy.i WABC-CBS—8:30 a. in.—Au- bade for strings; 3 p. m.—So You Think You Know Music; 5—Gay Nineties revue; 5:30—Gateway to Hollywood; 8—James Melton WJZ-NBC—9:30 a. m.—Rus- (Continued from Pap» 11 of wheat in the United States during August was 54.5 cents. Co-operators with the AAA wheat program in principal wheat states are .securing loans and agricultural conservation program and parity payments which means that they are realizing from 60 to 80 cents a bushel for wheat this year. The wheat conservation and price adjustment payments in 1940 will probably be between 18 and 22 cents. < 91 "The acreage allotment at average yields will produce approximately 750 million bushels which would provide ample supplies for all domestic need and all prospective exports and still leave on hand a carryover near the present level. In the present war crisis, the wheat farmers of the United States have reason to take stock of their position. They need to study the facts of the "situation in order to avoid iiii unwarranted expansion of the national farm plant. They should bear in mind that the AAA wheat program is a flexible one able to make the necessary adjustments as fast as such adjustments are necessary." of Cheboygan who escaped from the Presque Isle county jail. He was awaiting sentencing for automobile theft. Botary to Hold Institute Here (Continued from Page 1) authorities in their respective fields. The four speakers who will visit Ludington, one each Thursday for four successive weeks starting Sept. 28, are: Dr. Allen D. Albert, veteran newspaperman, world traveler and author, who served in 1933 and 1934 as special emissary to European countries for Chicago's Century of Progress; H. Canfield Cook, war aviator and world travel expert; Mrs. Margarete H. Kaiser, German journalist and lecturer, and Dr. C. Douglas Booth, Canadian university professor and student of international relations. The local committee of the Rotary club in marge of the institute desires to point out specifically to the citizens of the community that this is distinctly a study in international affairs and that no resolutions will be entertained or passed,! thus avoiding embarrassment j to any group or individual par- i ticipating. \ The institute will be held in Gray hall on the following dates: Thursday. Sept. 28; Thursday, Oct. 5; Thursday, Oct. 12; Thursday, Oct. 1&, at 8 p. m. each day. ' TEMPERATURE TODAY AT 11:00 66 Weather Forecast Lower Michigan: Mostly cloudy; showers tonight and probably In cast portion Sunday morning. Cooler Sunday night. WE CAN SAVE YOU— 25% or more on the siding for your home. We use local labor and naturally stand behind our jobs. THE LUDINGTON LUMBER CO. For Correct Tim« Phono 99 i* the time to Imy Fire Tusuranee ! ROGERS CITY. 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