The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan on September 16, 1939 · Page 6
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The Ludington Daily News from Ludington, Michigan · Page 6

Ludington, Michigan
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Saturday, September 16, 1939
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'GES1X THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGT6N, MICHIGAN. SATURDAY, SEPT. 16, 1939. 'air Amateur Boxing Show Goes Into Final Phase <fc* s, f " ^W Galento Wallops Nova; On Top Of World Again Hundreds Stand Before Packed Grandstand and Watch Fights on Friday The Western Michigan Fair Association amateur show goes into; its final phase at the fairgrounds tonight with a heavy schedule of championship fights on thip card. A" -packed grandstand and hundreds of fans standing witnessed the second evening's show Friday evening and en- thusmstically cheered and booed the various pugilists. One bout, the last on the schedule, ended in a disagreement which nearly drew the audience into a general fracas. There~were eight bouts on Friday Might's schedule. One of these, however, was merely an exhibition match not counting in thai race toward fair titles and and the final disputed bout ended in 1 a draw. Thus only six fighters were eliminated. Maxwell vs. Bud Smith The? fifst bout of the evening, featuring t'Butch" Maxwell, Bitely negro and Bud Smith, Ludington, fighting at 127 pounds, was ; a short affair. Maxwell bored? in .during the first round of the scrap, holding a slight ad- vantage*;6ver the local boy. At the efidtflf the first round, however, ^Mth conceded himself j beaten^-and gave the scrap to Maxwell*;without further contest. -;;..-:'/..• , • Wood vs. Fox Earl Wood, of Stronach, 125 pounds, won a decision from JohngOrf. Fox, of Wellston, also . 125 pounds. The scrap was a I close;; one throughout but Wood i displayed slightly better boxing to cop the nod. The bout was slow .with' considerable tumbling about by both fighters. £•' Wells vs. Arrington The third bout of the evening was_an all-colored battle, Johnny Wells of Muskegon, weighing 158 pounds, meeting Willis Ar- ringtorr ;of Bitely, 156 pounds. The first round was a slow one with Infills holding the margin over Arririgton until, in the last few seconds, he downed the Bitely ne'gro; Arrington remained on trjte^floor while the referee counfftdi^to seven at which time Arrington was,sa_ved i>y .the...,bell. Upon reaching his corner, however, he decided he had had enough for one night and notified Jkhe referee he Was quitting. (Cy GAYLE TALBOT) PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 16.(/P) —Tony Galento was back on rounds next time," he said earnestly as he peered out of his one pood e«e. As for Nova, "his bubble has .rv.4....K "-" "• •««..-. - — — burst. He thought he was a the heavyweight championship boy of destiny, and he thought and likely to get it, fol-j Galento would do no more top of the yelling fo world again today, another chance at lowing his bloody 14th round technical knockout of Lou Nova Friday night in the Municipal stadium. Regarded by a majority of critics as easy prey for the powerful California!!, round Tony came back to give Nova a fearful punching, knock him down four times and forced Referee George Blake to stop it in 2:44 of the 14th. Both fighters looked like they had - -- fin- than give him a good workout. He learned Friday night that he did not have the punch to stop a really rugged fighter, and that his own jaw was not made of concrete after all. He wasted a lot of pow^r Crowd of Fair- Sees Slugfest Ending with Score of 14-8 Scoring heavily in the early innings, Scottville Merchants . emerged Western Michigan fair j champions by trouncing Carr Settlement in a slu^fest, 14-8. A large crowd witnessed the contest, called at the end of the eighth inning by agreement. American League Flag Is Practically Clinched trying to make a dent In Ga- eighth inning by agreement, lento's stomach. His lefts only '-Last week the Scottville team been hit by trucks at the ish, and for the last five rounds the crowd was imploring Blake to step in. Tony Is Master Tony led all the way, from the instant he landed a terrific left hook on Nova's jaw in the second round. He would have won by a wide margin on i points if the fight had gone I the limit. Nova's efforts to | JOB box him were futile. Every | time he started a left jab, his \ best weapon, Tony nearly knocked his head off. It was a surprising and amazing ex- made Tony mad, and his best J copped rights merely slowed the great Galento up long enough for him to swing another of his crushing hooks. --... the Oceana county fair championship. G. Rader started on the mound for Carrs and Rich for Scottville. Both moundsmen went the distance. The second and third innings were enough to give the Merchants a victory. With the hitters knocking out base hits with regularity the Champions rolled over six runs in the second frame and five in the third. That made the score 11-0. Carr being unable to anything with By JTJDSON BAILEY, (Associated Press Sports Writer) The American league flag fuss was down to brass tacks today and the 'New York Yankees all set to use them to nail the precious pennant to the mast. With arrangements already approved for the World series to open in the mammoth Yankee stadium Oct. 4, the club needed only to win from the Detroit Tigers today, or the Boston Red Sox to lose, to clinch New York's fourth consecutive championship. The Bombers dropped Detroit 10-3 Friday and the Cleveland Indians massacred Boston 7-1 to increase the margin between the two teams to 16 games with exactly that number left to play. Race Tightens The National league adventure tightened slightly again as the Cincinnati Reds divided a doubleheader with the New York Giants and the St. Louis no defeats. He spaced six hits effectively as well as bringing in one run with a double and hitting a single with the bases loaded for two others. , Red Sox Lose The Red Sox were victims of seven-hit pitching toy Willis Hudlin and a 15-hit offensive. The Philadelphia Athletics edged out the Chicago White Sox 3-2 with all their runs coming on Bob Johnson's 22nd homer with two on in the first inning. The St. Louis Browns bowled over Washington 9-5 with the help of six errors by the Senators. Cincinnati continued its recent terrific hitting in taking the first game of the doubleheader from the Giants 10-6 and running t a sudden winning streak to six games. Led by Ernie Lombard! and Frank McCormick the Reds got 18 hits. But in the nightcap errors and some ineffectual pitching let New York take a lead that was good enough to win 4-3 when AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. New York 97 4i Boston 81 57 Chicago 78 60 Cleveland 76 01 Detroit 71 66 Washington 60 80 Philadelphia , SO 88 St. Louis 38 98 Friday's Results New York JO, Detroit 3. Cleveland 7, Boston 1. Philadelphia 3, Chicago 2, St. Louts 9, Washington 5. Today's Games Detroit at New York. St. Louis iit WashtiFgton. Chicago nt Philadelphia. Cleveland at Boston. Pet. .703 .587 .565 .555 .518 .429 .362 .279 Philadelphia nt Chicago. Boston at St. Louis. Unbroken safety records for four employes of an oil producing company '« ld J^P_ Lo _ 84 y ears The word "cucumbers" comes from "cowcumbers." which were so called because cattle were extremely fond of them. In western North Carolina there is a trout stream which has been set aside for women anglers only. NATIONAL LKAGUE W. Cincinnati 83 St. Louis 80 Chicago 77 Brooklyn 71 New York 07 Pittsburgh 62 Boston 57 Philadelphia 42 Friday's Results Cincinnati 10-3, New York 6-4 ond game culled In seventh, St. Louis 1. Boston 0 (14 InnlneM. Philadelphia 9-1. Chicago 0-0. Brooklyn -I. PUt«biirgli 2. Today's Games Brooklyn nt. Pittsburgh. New York ut Cincinnati. NKKIIRIU MWTOR CO. - . tJ ~ -— *-...JM»...»Q IT « V* * A. \J1 Fl. \_* Id It UO &111U L,il W IJIj. J-JLJ UiO £)•-••"*• -^m.VMQ** W (1*11 M. U IT * t V^ 1 1 DiMaggio's Average Rich the first three frames. j Cardinals nosed out the Boston' darkness closed in after seven hibition of hard punching and endurance by the Orange" barkeep. In the third round, Tony clipped Nova to the canvas for a count of one In the eighth Yanked,"'ambiti5as""to 'be ~ SS co a u d nt hlI Ld d T tn? mfl nS "^ - 400 hiu " '» nillc - ve chapter Lou Tumbles from .405 to .390; Mize Threatened NEW YORK, Sept. 16.—<#•>— An early frost blighted the ma- .. was on the floor twice for three and eight" before Blake took pity on him Tony was staggered a couple of times here and there, but he never went down. From the third round on Nova bled furiously from cuts around his right eye, and his ing him out at all toward the last. His face was a crimson •blotch. One of Nova's straight lefts drove Tonv's jor league hitting leaders this week like so many summer flowers. Joe Di Maggio of the New York the collapsed from .405 to .390 and in the National league Johnny Mize of the St. Louis Cardinals made virtually the same drop from .363 to .349. Carr broke the ice in the fourth stanza, • counting two j runs on a"triple and two errors j and in the fifth scored twice more. In the meantime Scottville was also getting three more inns, two in the fourth-* and one in the fifth. After five innings of play the score stood ! H-3. . ,' . ' j Carr. made its only serious bid j of the .game in the seventh inning, A cluster of base hits and a few inopportune errors by the I Merchants defense enabled j Carr to stage a rally that pro- j duced five runs and" for a while Lost 41 Bees 1-0 in 14 innings. This left the pennant picture in this form: American League Won New York 97 Games behind, none; to -play, 16. Boston 81 Games behind, 16; play, 1G. National League Cincinnati 83 51 Games behind, none; games to play, 20. St. Louis 80 55 i V-*lii .UUU HJ .«J"Ti7. | ""*-"- •-» *•*»*- 1L* 110 CHI U1UI U \VI 1 11" There was one important, clif- ! Put Carr Settlement back in the! ,vr»nn.-\ i>-\ t 1^ ai it 4 oil o ni i-» r« V\ /-, tit l"\n 11 <ro v%i t\ '. ference in their tail-spins, however. Di Maggio is in no danger of losing the American league cir- in the cuit. His teammate, Joe Medwick. who edged him out two years swiftly of the carnage, and from there on everybody in the ring, including the referee, was smeared with the claret. Promoter Mike Jacobs, sitting Ipi Maggio. N at the ringside for the first time in his career, fidgeted and talked to himself as Tony made a shambles of his beautiful "white hope." There had been no doubt in Mike's mind wthsa * Smith vs. Faulkner A Etadington boxer, Bob Smith, 160 pounds, won the fourth fracas pf-the evening, taking the battle .from Clemori Faulkner, Bitely, q>n a decision. Both fighters were weakening fast when the . bout was ended. -Smith, however, held the colored boxer in che^k through the entire scrap and deserved his victory. Blackshire vs. Roundtree i Reno Blackshire, 160 pounds, of Bitely, won a decision over Henry Roundtree, 160 pounds, of Stronach, in an all-colored scrap. " The bout produced considerable action with Blackshire holding an edge over Roundtree. A large number of hard punches were seen in the scrap as the two negroes battled desperately for the victory; • Williams vs. Washington An .exhibition "oout between two • Bitely negroes furnished three rounds of let-up as the sixth item on the program. The two fighters, with no intention of hurting each other, .put ,on~a fine boxing show as far as technique was concerned, but tlje- crowd, geared up to lights | with more feeling was lanirnpressed, razzed the two through' the entire show, and heaved, a sigh of relief when the niatch was over. 1 Bell vs. Balbernie O'Neill Bell, sharp^shooting Stronach negro, won a technical knockout over Ralph Bal- oerrile,' Muskegon. Both boxers weighed 147 pounds. Bell did most of the punching during,the bout and had Balbernie •on .the canvas frequently but t «aoh time the Muskegon youth -iwme to the last, came to his r -"V. again. Finally, in the round, the referee raised 6 hand ending the scrap. . New York . Trosky. Cleveland Keller, New York . Gehringer. Detroit ~ „ »„„.„ Williams, Boston that Lou would be the one to ! Kre>?vich . Chicago fight the winner of next week's && £&° battle between Joe Louis and Bob Pastor in Detroit Wants Title Shot Now it is a question whether he will want to put Galento in the championship ring again, especially with Louis, but the weight of public-opinion might force his hand. ' Tony looked great Friday night, and he wants another shot. I'll stop that; Louis in two m, The I Player, Club O AB R H Pot. ""__'. ..107 413 97 1C1 .39U Fo.xx, Boston 125 467 131 167 .358 Keltner, Cleveland 137 526 75 178 .339 Johnson, Pa 136487 104 163 .335 139 595 131 198 .333 . .1204415 99 35G 79 118 .331 136 519 115 169 ^326 1S1 495 73 IfM .323 133 4G4 73 150 .323 „_ ..113 4!5 49 134 .323 NATIONAL LEAGUE Player, Club G AB R H Mize, St. Louis 132498 Medwick, St. Louis 133 520 Arnovlch, Pa 124 460 McCormlcl:, Cin. .. 136 55C Goodman, Cin 107 406 P. Waner, Pitts. ...109390 Hassett, Boston ...129520 Bouura, Nek York 120 447 131 53 120 472 ball game. Neither team did any scoring \ the last inning and the game \ ended with Scottville crowned i as Western Michigan fair! champion. Final score was 14-8. j The game was a long! dragged-out affair. There were i plenty of base-hits, enough to I satisfy the most rabid hitting fan. Errors were plentiful, Scottville making eight and Carr five. ^ i-Jtfi Score by innings: Carr Settlement 000 210 50— 8 Scottville 005 210 00—14 .„. Carr Scottville ?2 !?S 22? : F - Vorich, c ... Schoenherr, 2b! Whittier, rf Rathbun, c! Newman, cf Robinson, rf j G. Rader, p Emms, ss Bogner, 3b Nutt, 3b, cf M. Tyndall, Ib Kiefer, lb> Peterson, ss Beadle, If | Fuller, 2b Rich, p I G. Vasick, 2b Rummer, 3o Barnett, If Murphy, cf! Games behind, 3'V, games to play, 18 (x). Chicago 77 63 Games behind, 9; games to play, 14. Brooklyn 71 63 Games behind, 12; games to play. 20. (xi One game with New York cancelled. The Yankees' victory Friday, haltinor a three-game slide, shoved Steve Sundra into the forefront of major league pitchers with 10 triumphs and innings. The St. Louis-Boston game was a pitching duel between Bob Bowman and Jim Turner for 11 innings and their relief carried on nobly until the last games j of the 14th when Enos (Coun| try) Slaughter doubled and Joe 57 ! Medwick brought him around games to | with a single. Brooklyn also was forced to extra lengths to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, jamming across two runs in the tenth for a 4-2 decision. The Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies split a double bill. The tail-enders crowded six runs into the third inning to take the opener 9-6 and the Cubs came back in the nightcap 6-1 with Vance Page and Claude Passeau co-operating in a four- hit pitching .show. j BOXING j SYRACUSE. N. Y.--Walter "Popeyp" Woods. 106'.,. New York, and Ralph De John, 170'-.. bynicusi-. drew ilOi I MT. KRfcEUOM. N J -Jose Basora. ' H8. Puerto Rico, knocked out Bobb' Master.- 14:i. Philadelphia ill. ' Says the Thrifty Housewife— "When I buy the beer for our household I find that BLESER Better BEER Seems to please both us and our guests more than any beer I can get. It has that certain something, a pleasing something which makes it outstanding as a beer— take my tip, try it." Distributors Plumb & Nelson Company Buy it from your favorite tavern or carry out store. Pet. 91 174 .349 87 179 .338 61 152 .330 87 180 324 73 131 .323 53 126 .323 66 106 .319 75 142 .318 168 143 TONIGHT IS THE FINAL NIGHT OF THE Women's Foreign Mis- Isionary society of the Methodist ! church met Wednesday after- Football Teams, Working Out nocin at tn e church parlors. in Srnrrhinn Wpathpr Farp in bCOrcnmg Weamer, hace Game Scrimmages . The new P re - sident - Mrs. J. Lo- CHICAGO, Sept. 1G. heat was on from all sides today . gault, conducted the business I session. Mrs. Fred Kortge had •! the devotional hour and Mr.s. R. (fP)~ The IR. King, the program. . , . Mrs. King also gave the first '»\ Boifch vs. Grier j , Thfeflast bout of the evening, B *" i -»en Kan ix/rgh, Ludlng- . and Emmet Grier, Stron- l, both .at 135 pounds, ended a draw after a dispute at " end of the second round, crowd, especially eachbox- •^tneqiate backers, became up and would undoubt- ftve Joined in the fracas long. The boxers will bly meet again this eve- 88OCIATED PRESS) IVmy Galen to. itQPped.Lou Nova, " '' fox, 181 u, out Orlando o, (3). iy (Kid) Miller, utpolnt»d Tuny i\^a.\j wits uii iium all SlUcS UJUUy IMIO. ii-iiig ai.^u gavL' out: in many Big Ten football camps. I chapter of the study book for In addition to scorching Sep- ! the year, "Woman and the Way," tember weather, game scrim- . „ -...-.,.....,» mages were ahead of the grid- •* ders at Ohio State, Wisconsin, i Purdue and Indiana. Several' others awaited a let up in the weather. Still others, including Illinois i and Minnesota, got theirs in Friday. [ At Illinois a field goal from 20 yards out by Johnny White, a reserve back, was the extent of the scoring although Don Elting, j Junior halfback, reeled off runs I of 30 and 50 yards. I The Minnesota workout, a dummy scrimmage, cost Coach Bernie Bierman the services of three athletes for at least a week. Bruce Smith, Sophomore back, sprained his ankle, Jimmy Shearer, Senior quarterback, received a broken nose and Gordon Paschka, Senior guard, suffered a bruised hip. Ohio State prepared for its scrimmage today with a "tap" scrimmage which almost became the real thing as the "veterans" | put up a determined goal line stand against an all-Sophomore backiield. Kicking, passing and blocking drills were the order of the day Friday at Northwestern, Chicago, Wiscoasin, Purdue, Indiana and Iowa, the latter concentrating on pass defense. The Indiana session brought more woe to Coach Bo McMillin. Cobb Lewis, Junior halfback and rated the best passer on the squad, was ordered to the sidelines because of an appendicitis attack. Earlier in the week the Hoosier's ace pass receiver, Clee Maddox, was forced out with a dislocated shoulder. Michigan settled its tackle problem in a brief scrimmage in which the 217 pound Bill Smith and the 206 pound Eolan Bavilla demonstrated they would be difficult to move from the No 1 j positions. the first chapter dealing with women of China. Each chapter deals with women in various lands. Reports were given of the district meeting held at Traverse City Tuesday, attended by Mes- tiames Regina Taylor, F. J. Reader, Sr., j. Jay Cox, Harriett Meads and John Leuault. The next meeting~will be held at the home of Mr.s. Rupert Stephens with Mrs. Stephens and Mr.s. Donald Parsons a.s; hostesses. | At the close of the afternoon, j Mrs. Legault arid Mrs. Leslie i Bragg served ice cream and cake. • Cheap sources of synthetic ' lubber have been found in; mineral oil residues—by pro-j ducts of the petroleum process—| and sulphur. | Fourth Annual Western Michigan Fair After 6 O'Clock No Gate Admission—No Parking Admission. ENTRANCE TO THE FAIR IS ABSOLUTELY FREE. COME ONE, COME ALL! THE BOWLING SEASON HAS BEGUN—Our alleys have all been newly resurfaced to make your bowling game a thrilling, exciting sport. Here's the sport for everyone! . . . Men and women alike enjoy getting this healthful, invigorating exercise. Drop in and try it ... our alleys are open afternoons and evenings. SMITH'S RECREATION Bowling Is An Inexpensive Sport BOXING FINAL AND SEMI-FINAL BOUTS BETWEEN 10 AND 15 BOUTS OF 3-ROUNDS EACH IN ALL CLASS.ES—WILL START AT 8=30 P. Mi The areana is built directly in front of the grandstand and well lighted and can be seen from all points. Gandstand and ringside seats. Grandstand 25c—Reserved Section 50c BE THERE TO SEE THESE TRILLING BOUTS! Ri ide 75c _ B leachers IDo Drawing for $50 Cash Award's at 9:30 P. M. ON THE MIDWAY 10 RIDES 10 ADULTS AND CHILDREN BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY HAVE A BIG TIME REMEMBER FREE GATE ADMISSION FREE PARKING WESTERN MICHIGAN FAIR ASSOCIATION 'tut.. . .< - J&S&MS/.(Ml i'.

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