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SIX THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. TUESDAY, SEPT. 12,1939. Think American League Pendant Will Be Clinched Before; Saturday Night By SID FEDER (Associated Press Sports Writer) The last major intersectional offensives open on the eastern and western fronts of the big leagiie battleground today, with the pennant and the pot of gold •pretty certain to go to the lads Weakness Is Discovered ' . ! . i '• . ••.'.'• In Australians' Game (By ,GAYLE TALBOT) NEW YORK, Sept. 12.—<#•)— Too late to save the Davis cup, but a handy thing to remember for future reference—our tennis boys have discovered a glaring weakness in the Australians' game. They don't like to play on rough, torn-up courts. Bad bounces make them sulk. They go into silent rages when balls land in and fail midcourt to rise. excavations This unfortunate complex is who hold their own in this final j likely to cost them the nationswing: 'round the circuits. I al championship at Forest Hills. As matters now stand, the' Jack Crawford fell victim two New York Yankees probably i days ago to our lads new- will have their fourth straight found strategy Adrian Quist, American league flag nailed to their leading light was hang- the mast .before the bathtub i «JB on the ropes today, in bad gets its weekly workout Satur- sn ?B?l day night. The slaughter-house squad, waltzing along on an eight-game winning streak and a 17-game lead, despite Boston's 11-9 decision over the Athletics Johnny Doeg, who hasn't scored a really important victory since he won the championship back in 1930, was leading Quist two sets to one— 9-7, 2-6, 8-6—when darkness more i stopped them Monday night. I There were many critics who Monday, needs only four victories to clinch. They re hotter than a pair of doubted seriously the Aussie •world's fair feet right now, ace would ral i y and save nim _ i-\ *T- r\£\ i K i _ i . .. those Yanks, and it shouldn't be any trick at all to take those four wins in their own back yard from the Cleveland Indians and the Detroit Tigers. As matters now stand, the! Junior circuit situation shapes up this way: Club Yankees W 96 L 38 Pet. .716 Games behind, none; games to play, 20. Bed Sojx 79 55 .590 Games 'behind, 17; games to play, 20. Over in the National league, those Cincinnati Reds just won't-give, the home folks a chance to draw a deep breath. While they've looked as much like champions recently as a Second avenue stickball squad, it's going to be awfully tough for them, playing at home in the Rhineland, to blow their lead, which obligingly was boosted to 3y 2 games Monday when the Pittsburgh Pirates cuffed the second-place St. Louis Cardinals, 8-6, in the loop's only game. Still, the way things have been going, anything can happen: At the moment, here is the way things stand: Club W L Pet. Cincinnati 78 50 .609 Games .behind, none; games to play, 26. St, Louis 76 55 .580 Games 'behind, Z l / 2 ; games to plajf, 22. Chicago 72 62 .537 Games behind, 9; games to play, 20. Brobklyn 69 60 .535 Games behind, 9V 2 ; games to play, 25. The Cards, if their hurling department can get a shot in the arm from somewhere, may self today. Doeg, now 30 and long absent from big-time tennis, used the same tactics on Quist that Joe Hunt used on Crawford the previous day. He donned long- spiked shoes, though the court was perfectly dry, and after four of five games had Quist talking to himself. Between games, Adrian and the ball boys replaced what loose sod they could find and tamped down the roughest spots, but Doeg always managed to keep three or four excavations ahead of them. Between bad hops and Doeg's thundering service, Quist look- turned right around and walked the next three. Rookie Maurice Van Robays broke up the ball game with a two-run single. The Red Sox and A's trotted six alleged hurlers out before the Philadelphia folks. Jim Ta- i bor, the Sox third-sacker, was the "payoff guy," whacking a homer and triple to drive five runs home. ed like a fugitive from the mental ward toward the last. Johnny was smart. He didn't let the holes and hollows bother him. Except for return of service, he didn't let the ball light, but took everything he could reach on the volley. Eight other contests were scheduled today, bringing into action half the men and women survivors. Bobby Riggs, No. 1 American, was paired in the fourth round against Edward Alloo, the young surprise from Berkeley, who already had beaten two seeded players, Gene Mako and Ladislav Hecht. Bryan Grant, Jr., of Atlanta faced Harry Hopman of Australia. Joe Hunt of Atlanta met Frank Guernsey, Jr., of Orlando. Fla. Donald McNeill of Oklahoma City played William Talbert of Cincinnati. A third-round tussle between Defending Champion Alice Marble of Los Angeles and Betty Nuthall of England headlined the women's third-round tilts. Mrs. Dorothy Andrus of Stamford, Conn., met Ruth Hardwick of England; Dorothy Bundy of Santa Monica played j Mrs. F. J. Hammerslev of Eng- i land, and Mary Arnold of Los I Angeles faced Virginia Wol- i fenden of San Francisco. Archery Meet Planned At Scottville Sunday New York Boston ... Chicago .. Cleveland Detroit ... Washington Philadelphia St. Louis 36 Monday's Results Boston 11. Philadelphia 9. Only game scheduled. Games Today Detroit at Boston. Chicago at Washington. St. Louis at Philadelphia. Cleveland at New York. 96 yet/catch the don't bet on it. Redlegs—but With Bucky Walters and Paul Derringer ready, willing and able—and Will McKechnie says he'll pitch his two aces ^every other day, if necessary — the Reds should take the photo by a nose. Walters opens the Cincinnati home stand today against Brooklyn's "lodgers. It took a complete collapse on An- Major League Leaders (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting—Mize, St. Louis, .356; Med- wlck. St. Louis, .334. Runs—Hack, Chicago, 94; Herman, Chicago, and Werber, Cincinnati, 92. Buns batted in—McCormick. Cincinnati, 104; Medwlck, St. Louis. 99. Hits—Mize, St. Louis, and McCormick, Cincinnati, 172. Doubles—Slaughter, St. Louis 44- Mize, St. Louis, 37. Triples—Herman. Chicago, 14; Goodman, Cincinnati, 13. Home runs—Ott, New York, 27; Camilli. Brooklyn, and Mize, St. Louis, 24. Stolen bases—Handley, Pittsburgh 18; Hack, Chicago, 14. Pitching—Derringer, Cincinnati, 20-7; Wyatt, Brooklyn, 8-3. AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting—DiMagglo, New York, .401; Foxx, Boston, .358. Runs—Foxx, Boston, 131; Rolfe, New York, 128. Runs batted in—Williams, Boston 129; DiMagglo, New York, 120. Hits—Rolfe, New York, 192; McCosky, Detroit, 174. Doubles—Rolfe, New York, 42; Williams. Boston, 39. Triples—Lewis, Washington, 16; McCosky, Detroit, 13. Home run;s—Foxx, Boston. 35; DiMaggio, New York, and Greenberg, Detroit, 27. Stolen bases—Case, Washington, 50; Foxx, Detroit, and Kreevich, Chicago. 19. operied the eighth toy Pitching—Dorsald, New Rutting, New York. 21-5. the first ,two Bucs. POPULARLY PRICED Th* Sparkling Beef that leads thorn all In good taste In St«lnle or Standard b.l aranl** Ity and Haver, a cat* to- r«a» your- yoor friend* Aneit of beert. 100% Union JOHNSON NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Cincinnati 78 50 St. Louis 76 55 Chicago 72 62 Brooklyn 59 New York 65 Pittsburgh 60 Boston 57 Philadelphia 41 Monday's Results Pittsburgh 8. St. Louis 6. (Only game scheduled.) Games Today New York at Pittsburgh. Brooklyn at Cincinnati. Boston at Chicago. Philadelphia at St. Louis. 60 62 71 71 87 Pet. .608 .580 .537 .535 .512 .458 .445 .320 BOXING (By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS) ' CHICAGO — Lem Franklin. 198'i. Cleveland, and Clarence Brown, 192. i Chicago, drew. (10). NEW YORK—Victor Dellicurti, 150, New York, outpointed Sammy Luft- spring, 148 3 ,;, Toronto. (8). ATLANTA—Ben Brown, 159>' 2l Atlanta, outpointed Teddy Yarosz, 162, Pittsburgh, (101. COLUMBUS, O.—Buddy Walker, 192. Columbus, stopped Floyd Gibbons, 212, Columbus, (5). NEW ORLEANS—Leo Rodak, 133'i, Chicago, outpointed Jimmy Tygh, 13234, Philadelphia. (10). Left Halfback Shines in First Practice Session of State Squad BAST LANSING, Sept. 12.—(/P) —Left Halfback Jerry Drake i stepped forth from Michigan] State's initial football practice] Monday as heir-apparent, in the kicking department, to the Spartans' Johnny Pingcl, an all- American lost through graduation. Coach Charlie Bachman'sl hunt for a kicker to take over a' part of Pingel's triple-threat' duties also turned up Duane Crcsthwaite. a sophomore, and Stanley McRae, 215-pound lineman. There was talk on the State coaching staff of converting McCrae from a tackle to an end or substitute back that state might cash in the better on his powerful punts. Bachman distributed 64 uni- | forms Monday—more than half j of them to .sophomores. The an- ! nouncement that John Budin-' ski, out la.st fall because of an ankle injury, would be unable to play this seasonIplaced additional emphasis on the new material from which State must recruit its team. Varsity ranks were riddled by graduation. Les Bruckner, whose place- kicking converted many additional points for the Spartans, was back in the line. He seemed destined to relinquish his artificial role of quarterback, and will probably start the season as a tackle. Bachman said his charges were in good physical condition, in the main, and ordered a schedule of two practice sessions a day for the rest of this \\eek to trim off superfluous weight. Monday's opening drills ] were not strenuous, consisting) of calisthenics, running signals | and specialty practice for kick- , ing and passing prospects. j The State coach himself keptj a weather eye on the punters, i hopeful that he might uncover Pingel's equal in that department before the opener with! Wayne university Sept. 30. Alleys Are Chosen for State Tourney PONTIAC, Sept. 12.—(/Pi— The 1940 Michigan bowling championships will be held at the Motor Inn recreation alleys here starting Feb. 3, William W. Spargo. manager of the bowling establishment, said today. Entries will close on Jan. 15. Officers of the state bowling association for the coming year have been elected and include: President, Victor C. Nelson. Pontiac; vice presidents. Fred De Cair, Kalamazoo; Vern Johnson, Lansing; Paul Dye, Saginaw. and Walter Wilcox, Jackson; auditor, Harold SCOTTVILLE, Sept. 12.— Scottville archers next Sunday will be hosts, for the second time this year, to the West Michigan Bowmen, in a archery meet to be held at MacPhail field. Members are expected to come from Grand Rapids, Lowell, Mudkegon, White Cloud, Baldwin and Scottville. Only members will be allowed to take ipart in the contest but visitors will be welcomed to come to the field and watch the shooting. A special feature of the event will be the presence of Mrs. Lolo Gaston, of South Haven, champion woman archer at the state meet recently. The following schedule of events is announced by H. J. Neinhuis, secretary-treasurer of the association. 9:20 a. m.—York assignment, 100, 80. 60 yards. 9:30 a. m.—York round. 10 a. m.—American round with the American round for men and women and the Junior American for Juniors. 1:50 p. m.—Target assignment. 2 p. m.—American round, for men; Junior American, for women and Juniors. 4 p. m.—Clout shoot, ISO for men and 160 for women. 5 p. m.—Ribbon awards will be siven out. The association now numbers 76 members, with Philip S. Palmer Sr. of Scottville presi- den; William VanWorst of Grand Rapids, vice president, and H. J. Neinhuis of Muskegon, secretary-treasurer. Priehs. Pontiac; treasurer, Ray Frink. Pontiac, and secretary. Auguest E. Jankowsky, Detroit. BOXING WASHINGTON—Harry Jeffni. 122^.,. Baltimore, outpointed Baby Yack. 12-)! Toronto. 181; Spider Annslron;?. 125'. Toronto, knocked nut Lou Tnuispaf- tnti. 121'.. Baltimore. (1). NEW YORK—Al Nettlow. 140>... Do- troit outpointed Victor Troise. ~140' ,. New York. <8i. MIAMI. Fla.—Tohv Tobias. 140' ., Wa,^h!ni;tou, outpointed .lack Lurrf- mon.\ i-i-4. Miami Beach UOi NEWARK. N. J.—Ail ie- Stolz. 125-'- 4 . Newark outpointed Morris P-'rkcr 125> 4 . Newark. ilOi. RADIO HIGHLIGHTS Key station of each network Is listed In the programs. The Networks: WKAF—WTAM. WTMJ, WOY, WLW, WSM, WMAQ, WOOD, WWJ. WJZ — WLS. WTMJ. WMAQ, WXYZ, WLW, WOOD. WABC—WJR, WHAS, WBBM. | CALL LETTERS -tND KILOCYCLE THEQUENCY CKLW 840, KDKA 980, KFAB 770. KPI MO, KMOX 1090. KOA 830. KYW 1020 WHBM 770. WCKL 970, WBAL 1060 IVCCO 810. WABC 860. WKAR 850 WDAF 610. WEAF 660. WENR 870 WON 7L>0. WGY 780. WHAM 1150. WHAS oUO. WHO 1000. WIBO 570. WJJD 1130 WSM GaO, WJR 750. WJZ 760. WLS 370. WLW 700. WMBI 1080. VVKZO 590. WMAQ 670. WOOD 1270. WOW 590, WOWO 11GO. WSB 7-10. WTAM 1070, \VTIC 10GO, WKBZ 1500. WTMJ 620. (Eastern Standard Time) NEW YORK. Sept. 12.—Americans interested in sampling propaganda being directed toward this country. in English, by foreign radio stations giving war news broadcasts can IincTit on these waves lengths: From London, 11.75 megacycles, 25.5 meters, at 4:30 p. m. 7:30 and QQ. From Berlin, 11.7 meg., 25.4 M., at 6 p. m., 8:15 and 10:30. From Budapest. ' 9.12 meg., 32.8 M., at 7 p. m.. ' from Paris. 11.8 meg.. 25.2 M.. at 10 p. m. From Rome, 15.30 meg.. 19.6 M.. at 7:30 p. m. Any modern, first-class standard radio receiver can pick up i the.se broadcasts, atmospheric conditions permiiting. TONIGHT: WEAF-NBC—6 Fred Waring; 7 Johnny Presents; 7:30 Eugene Conley, tenor; 8 Battle of the sexes; 8:30 Fibber McGee. WABC-CBS—6:15 Jimmie Fidler; 6:30 Helen Menken in "Second Husband;" 7 The Human Adventure, "The Common Cold;" 8 We, the people; 8:30 Bob Crosby orchestra. WJZ-NBC—6:15 Tracer of lost persons; 6:30 Fables in rhythm; 6:45 Forum on political situation in Europe; 7 The Inside story; 7:30 Information please. MBS-CHAIN—6:15 Elliott Roosevelt, comment; 7 The Green Hornet; 9:30 Pop concert. Wednesday Brings: WEAF- NBC—8:30 a. m. Family man; 2:15 p. m. Ma Perkins; 5 Art in the news. WABC-CBS—8 a. m. Richard Maxwell; 10 It happen- Commercial League Will Hold Its First Meeting on Wednesday Evening Ludington keglcrs will open their season at Smith's Recreation .bowling alleys Thursday evening, it was announced today. The Commercial league, however, will hold its first meeting on Wednesday evening at 7:30 p. m. at the alleys in preparation for the cannonading to ed in Hollywood; 1:45 p. m.(begin the following night. In- Enoch light orchestra. WJZ-jdustrial league will gather for NBC—7 a. m. Earbendcrs; 1 p. m. its business session on Thurs- Roy Shields orchestra; 1 2:45 between the book ends; CHAIN—9:30 a. m. strings. MBS- day evening at 7 p. m. The alleys this year are in Melody i fm e condition, extensive work having taken place during the — | summer. The hardwood floor Some Wednesday Short Waves-i has been completely resurfaced PCJ Eindhoven 8-25 Netherlands i bv Brunswick experts and the salute; DJD Berlin 10'30 News! b . ullclin " nas undergone extcn- in English; J2K Tokyo 12:45, slve ; . re P ail 's and remodeling, a. m Drama .making a modern-appearing J j structure inside and out. The deepest river gorges are i ••attaaa»aE3aagT*M——- found in dry countries. In such _„, a climate a stream will deepen TEMPERATURE a gorge faster at the bottom than TODAY AT rain and atmospheric action can j * V ' 1 '- VI A1 1111U ' Weather Furecaul NKKHEIM MOTOR CO. .Lower Miclilcan: Unsettled to- niRhl and Wednesday; showers probable; wanner. NO TIME LIKE NOW— To have us fill your coal bin. If you wait It may mean delays in delivery. Phone today. THK LUDINGTON LUMBER CO. For Correct Time Phone 99 YRIC TONIGHT, 30c and lOc PRESENTING LOUIS THOMPSON And His Rhythm Makers (Colored Band)—Direct From Chicago. Dancing Every Night This Week at the HOTEL NORTHERN MAMSTEE Dancing starts at 9:30 P. M. i*«Pnft WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY *V»W*W,W BOWLING ALLEYS WILL OPEN THURSDAY EVENING, SEPT. 14th. Special Commerical League meeting will be held Wednesday evening 7:30 at the alleys. Special Industrial League meeting will be held Thursday evening 7:30 at the alleys All alleys have been resurfaced by Brunswick Mechanics and arc in A-l condition. Also extensive remodeling has been done on the interior and exterior of the building SMITH'S RECREATION A REAL AMATEUR BOXING CARD Will Be Presented Right After Vaudeville Show THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY NIGHTS, WITH CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT! Western Michigan Fair Bus Service,Available to Fairgrounds from Ludington COUNTY FAIR COME! BRING ALL THE FAMILY! ARE OPEN FOR One FREE FAIR TICKET with Every Pair of Shcc:i Purchased in OUR NEW SOLID LEATHER SHOE STORE from Wednesday Morning to Friday Evening Inclusive. 3 Fast Selling Days Official Opening Soon WATCH THIS PAPER FOR OPENING Announcement VISIT OUR BOOTH AT THE FAIR— Bean Guessing Contest—Pair Shoes Free! "PUT YOUR FEET IN OUR HANDS!" BIRKE'S SHOES Inc. STORE LOCATED AT 117 S. JAMES ST. LUDINGTON — See Our Windows — HART Universal Pictures pr»i«nti in TECHNICOLOR with KENNY BAKER lean Colin - Martyn Green D'OYLY CARTE CHORUS And WARNER-FIRST NATIONAL PICTURE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY HEART-POUNDING THRILLS SWEEP THE SEA and AIR ...IN A MIGHTY ROMANCE...THAT SWEEPS THE HEART! Matinee Wed. 2:30 20c & lOc Nights 25c & lOc 'Wardrobe Girl and Romance in Color" ,- « > ,- . .<- •)> „ t , '.,.'.' >.,'.. -.:.....!.», <• ..u.'.':-i. ,..,!''<.v.

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