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14 July M. IMS »• Citr GI«fc«-Omiett», Mai» CHy, U. Ed C louse Fires 71 in Qualifications Ron Fallows, Former Champion, in Field With 98 entries in the city golf tournament at the Mason City Country club and more expected to qualify by deadline time Friday evening, there were 2 important developments. Ed Clouse, one of top local golfers, turned in a qualifying score of 71, even par over the Country club course, for the lowest round posted in qualifications. Clouse was one under par at 35 for the first 9 but. slipped one over to a 36 on the 2nd 9. The 2nd note of importance was that Ron Fallows, a colonel in the air force who is visiting in Mason City, has qualified with a 76. His entry provides another tough contender for Lyle Humphrey in defense, of his city crown. Fallows is a former 5-time winner of the city title, his first win coming when he was only 14 years old. Howard Lake, recent winner of the Legion Holiday golf tournament, qualified Wednesday with a 79 as did Ed Nixon and Rusty Osmundson while Tom Waggoner fired an 80. All scores of 80 and under are almost certain to make the championship flight. Play in all flights will begin Sunday. Sports Calendar FRIDAY—Legionnaires at Northwood, time 5:00. Qualifying ends for city golf tournament at Country club. SATURDAY — Rockwell at Legionnaires, time 8:30. SUNDAY — Spencer Cardinals at Legionnaires, time 2:30. Thompson at VFW, time 2:30. Play begins in city golf tourney at Country club. Skow to Seek 3rd Iowa Masters Title Ames, (^P)—Harold Skow of Newton, who won the title in 1943 and 1946, will shoot for a 3rd championship in the Iowa Masters golf tournament Saturday and Skow's entry boosted the list to 76. A total of 150 pre-meet entries Is expected with possibly another 100 entering Saturday. Rickey Soothes Wrath of Montreal Baseball Fans With $8,000 Gift Montreal, (U.R)—Branch Rickey gave away $8,000 Wednesday in an attempt to soothe the hurt feelings of Montreal baseball fans. The money was the Brooklyn Dodgers' share of the gate receipts for an exhibition game played here on July 12 against the Dodgers' Montreal farm team. The fans were angry because the Dodgers' Negro Star Jackie Robinson played only one inning in that game. Rickey, Dodger president, said thfe $8,000 would found "the Montreal amateur baseball foundation" which would "serve to promote the interests of baseball in the city and district of Montreal, and to provide baseball equipment for amateur leagues and sandlot baseball clubs." Quincy Continues in Three I Loop Runaway By The Associated Press The Quincy Gems moved 9i games ahead of 2nd place Danville Thursday in the Three I league baseball race. The Gems beat Danville 6-0 in a rain-shortened 6-inning game Wednesday night. Art Bonham gave Danville only 2 hits as the Gems swept the 3 game series. Evansville, meanwhile, climbed to within a half game of Danville by knocking off Terre Haute's 4th place club twice 5-2 and 9-1. Springfield lost 7-3 to Decatur in the only other game scheduled. Outfielder Keith Thomas of Quincy hit a homer' in the 3rd inning with one man on. Sam Snead Wins in West Virginia Open Wheelinz, W. Va., (IP) — Sam Snead had his 4th West Virginia Open golf championship tucked away Thursday with a par-busting 72-hole score of 268. Snead, winning by 10 strokes, was 12 under par in the tourney ended Wednesday. Denver Wins 18th Tilr in Last 20 Contests By The Associated Press Denver took over 2nd place in the Western league Thursday, a half game behind the league-leading Pueblo Dodgers. The Bears downed Des Moinea 10-5 for their 18th victory in their last 20 starts. Lincoln lost to Omaha 18-2 to drop into 3rd spot, a game off the pace. Cellar-dwelling Sioux City beat Pueblo 12-6 to round out the action. 10-3 MOVIE AP \Virephoto GIRL HURLER WINS ASSIGNMENT ON MALE TEAM —Blond Beatrice Metesh, 19-year-old pitcher, chats with Manager Ed Briese of the St. Joseph's American Legion baseball team of Joliet, 111., during a game in which she limited all-male opponents to 9 hits but lost the game. She won a starting assignment with the semi-pro team, however, on the basis of her performance. Beatrice got one of the team's 5 hits and drove in a run. Her brother, Bob, is the team's regular catcher. Boudreau Calls His Indians "Best Team in the League' M. Ry OSCAR FRALEY New York, (U.R)—The Cleveland Indians were on a tremendous hot spot Thursday because Lou Boudreau had broken the most iron bound rule in the managerial book of etiquette by announcing that his team, "definitely" was going to win the American league pennant. Confident almost to the point of cockiness, Boudreau relaxed in the shade of the Indian dugout before Wednesday's doubleheader and unequivocably named his club "the best in the league." The Tribe then proceeded to come apart at the seams and blow the first game to the Yanks before making olive-cheeked Lou look good by winning the 2nd. Thinks Feller Ready "We have hitting, pitching and a good defense," Boudreau said. "We are in a great spot because we managed to stay up there this far without too much help from home. This happened a few minutes after Sad Sam Zoldak, one of the Cleveland pitching procession, took Ed Lopat's tap to the mound and almost threw to 2nd base—although there were no other base runners. More Comedy Then, in the 8th, little Phil Rizzuto laid down a bunt and Catcher Joe Tipton and Pitcher Russ Christopher both laid back from it as if the ball was a hand grenade. The scooter scooted safely across first base. All in all it was quite a hectic afternoon for the Tribe. It provoked the possibility that Boudreau might be sued for libel for calling this the "best team" in the league. Good Re//ef Pitching Job by D/Marco By JIM VANHEEL Sports Editor The Mason City Legionnaires broke a 4th inning 3-3 deadlock with the Mason City VFW team and went on to score a 10-3 triumph at Roosevelt field Wednesday evening for the 19th triumph of the season for the Legionnaires. The stickwork of the 2 clubs was about even with the Vets getting 9 safe blows to 8 for the Legionnaires. The payoff came through walks and errors. Glen Brown and Carroll Baker, VFW pitchers, gave up a total of 11 bases on balls and the Vets were shaky afield as they committed 6 errors in the game. DiMarco Effective Gus DiMarco was the winning pitcher for the Legionnaires as he pitched effective ball. Mike Lloyd started on the mound for the winners but after giving up 3 hits and 2 runs in the first frame, he moved to the outfield with DiMarco coming in from third base and pitching the final 8 innings. He scattered 6 hits and the only run he gave up came in the 4th frame on a walk, a single by Merle McLaughlin and a wild pitch. The game was knotted in the first frame when the Legionnaires made an error, a wild pitch, 2 stolen bases, 2 walks and a hit good for a pair of markers. Bob Barracks, first man up for the Legionnaires in the 3rd frame, lined a single off the right foot of Brown and he had to be removed from the game. A walk, Lu Diaz' sacrifice and a wild pitch by Baker put the Legionnaires ahead 3-2. Bier 6th Inning: In the 5th inning, a pair of walks and 2 errors gifted the Legionnaires into a 5-3 lead. The roof fell in on Baker in the 6th frame as the Legionnaires sent 5 runs across the plate to sew up the game. Four singles, a walk, a sacrifice and 2 errors by Irv Fitzgerald contributed to the splurge. There were 4 double plays executed in the game, 3 by the VFW club. McLaughlin of the Vets and Barracks of the Legionnaires shared top honors at the plate with 3 singles and a walk apiece. RE VIE WS By CARL WRIGHT Presenting Charles Boyer in one of the most highly dramatic roles of his career, "A Woman's Vengeance," is showing currently at the Palace theater, with an outstanding supporting cast, including Ann Blyth, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy and Mildred Natwick. The story, based on the Greenwood murder trial, a cause celebre of British jurisprudence in the 1920's, shows Boyer as a man THEATERS~AT A GLANCE CECIL—"Duel In the Sun" now Jihowinf. PALACE—"A Woman's Vengeance" ^md "llat Box Mystery" now showing. STRAND—"Meet John Do«" and "Bedlam" now showing. STATE—"Road to Utopia" and "The Virginian" close Thursday. "Gas Houie Kids Go West" and "Apache Bo»e" open Friday. LAKE—"Montana Mike" and "My Dor Rusty" now showing. PAKK—"You Were Meant for M«" open* Friday. whose reckless past catches up with him when his cantankerous wife dies in mysterious circumstances. The trial and conviction take Boyer to the shadow of the gallows with his girlish second wife, played by Miss Blyth, sharing his suffering through evei--mounting suspense. Tom Neal is featured in the co- hit, "The Hat Box Mystery." * * * "Duel in the Sun," showing currently at the Cecil theater, is a shall, Walter Huston, Charles Bickford and Lillian Gish. Frank Capra's famous production "Meet John Doe," is. showing currently at the Strand theater, featuring Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck. Edward Arnold and Walter Brennan also have important parts in this down-to- earth story. For the co-hit Boris Karloff presents another of his famous characterizations in "Bedlam." which co-stars Jeanne Grain and Dan Dailey, opens Friday at the Park theater. Not since "Margie, which also starred Miss Crain, and which was set in the same colorful period, has there been anything like this. And it surpasses even "Margie." * « * "Apache Rose," Roy Roger's latest top-notch western, with high grade action, comedy and musical entertainment, opens Friday at the State theater. It is Rogers' first production in color* He is castnas the proprietor of a wildcat oil- drilling company and sets out to defeat the plans of a gambling boat owner. For the co-hit, the "Gas House Kids" presents a breezy comedy, "The Gas House Kids Go West." * * * "Montana Mike," with Robert Cummings, Brian Donlevy, Jorja Curtright and Marjorie Reynolds, is showing currently at the Lake theater. The ghost town of Bannock, Montana, was moved 1,700 miles to Hollywood and peopled with stars for this one. For the co-hit, the Lake is presenting "My Dog Rusty," with Ted Donaldson, John Litel, Ann Doran and Mona Barrie. Allison Legion Post Elects '48 Officers Allison—Newly elected officers of Metzgar-Opperman American Legion post for the coming year are: Commander, George F. Courbat; adjutant, Elmore Agena; vice commander, Russell Hummel; vice commander, Charles M. Mosher finance officer, Lester B. Shepard; sergeant at arms, Edward Arends; chaplain, N. E. Hyland historian, Virgil E. Shepard; ser vice officer, Paul C. Schaeffer. Former County Agent of Mitchell Promoted Osace — Al Hagen, forme county extension director of Mit hell county, now serving as re- ional supervisor for the Iowa 'arm Bureau, has been promoted o the state office at Des Moines, his duties to be assumed in August. Hagen, exGI was an instructor in rehabilitated Europe, lives n Humboldt, where he was county •xtension director following the war. He will move his family to Des Moines as soon as living quarters are available. NOW! END FRIDAY Charles BOYER A WOMAN $ «ir AnnBlytti SifCedncHafdaicKe Plus - "HAT BOX MYSTERY" "You Were * Meant for Me," Twentieth Century-Fox's nostalgic romantic drama of the 1920's, powerful story of the old southwest, produced in technicolor and presented exactly as in the "road" showing in the film. Gregory Peck, Joseph Gotten and Jennifer Jones have the leading roles. Lionel Barrymore plays one of his most effective roles as an aged land baron of the southwest. Others in the large cast are Herbert Mar- Clear Lake'* Greatest Enlfirlalnmentl FEARED BY MEN- LOVED BY WOMEN f CUMMlHGS — NOW — THRU SATURDAY Companion Hit! RUSTY make* a KID'S wonderful dreamt None of the hits in the game were for extra bases. The Boxscore IIOWA S WONDER BALLROOM 1 The. Becuttiu! S U R F JNORTH SHORE CLEAR LAKE I FK££ PARKING & CHECKING TONITE and SATURDAY LYNN KERNS And the Rhythm Club FRIDAY WHOOPEE JOHN (Old Time) SUNDAY CHARLIE SP1VAK MIK " I UD DONALDSON . JOHN LITEL m DQRAN • MONA BARRIE PLUS CARTOON MATINEE SATURDAY AT 2 P. M. NOW COM'LIT 11 INTACTI VFW— 3 AB McLaujhtin, if ........ 4 Alsbury, lb ........... S Treston, ss ............ ft Zallek. C ............. 4 Cnh.ilan, 2b ........... •' Finch, cf ............. a Ha^en, rf Fitzgerald, 3b Brown, p Baker, p Nevada Beats Ottumwa in Semi-pro Tourney Adel, (PP) —Nevada scored a 10-5 victory over Ottumwa Wednesday night in a first round game of the state semipro baseball tournament. The game was a replay of Tuesday night's game which was tied when it was called because of tain. There were no other games played Wednesday night LOU BOUDREAU —Lots of Confidence Bob Feller. Now I think he's ready to stafrt winning consistently and with the rest of the staff we've got we certainly figure to be up there the rest of the way." The "rest of the staff" wasn't much more effective Wednesday than the losing Feller has been so far this season, almost all of them seeing service as Boudreau had to use 8 flingers in the 2 games. Small wonder, either, from the support they received. The "best team in the league" committed 5 errors but that first game was the real dilly. Boudreau started it off with an error in the 2nd and from there on the rest of the team crowded into the act for a real comedy. Dale Mitchell dropped Tommy Henrich's line drive for another error in the'3rd and then pulled the prize of the day in the 5th, He was on first with one out when Larry Doby belted a long fly to right. Mitchell kept right on going to 3rd. Even Yanks Confused The Yanks were so confused that they almost forgot what to do as Henrick relayed the ball to Snuffy Stirnweiss. Phil Rizzuto Called for it—proving at leasj one guy was in the ball game—and relayed to first for the double play. • In the 7th, the usually reliable Joe Gordon trapped Joe DiMa'ggio off fint but finally threw the ball awny. DiMag waa safe back at first and Larry Berra trotted Kautsky Sells Out Interest in Pro Basketball Team Indianapolis, (U.R)— Frank Kautsky began looking around Thursday for "some other place" to resume his activities in professional basketball. Kautsky sold his share Wednesday night in the Indianapolis team that bears his name. He had been owner or co-owner of the outfit for 20 years. Kautsky sold his 49 per cent of the club's stock to his co-owner, Paul Walk. The transaction was said to have involved a sum in excess of $25,000. He gave no reason for leaving the team. It was reported, however, that he and Walk had disagreed over the operation of the squad last season. "I'm not sure yet where I'm going," Kautsky said. "I love basketball, and I'm going to start all over, if necessary." A basketball promoter since the days when the sport was a struggling infant drawing crowds of 2 and 300 persons, Kautsky was one of the organizers of the National Professional Basketball league in 1936. He organized his first semipro team in 1928. Phils Would Suspend Players Who Refuse All-Star Game Bid Totals, ............ ... 3C> LEGIONNAIRES— 10 AB Henely, 2b ........... 3 DlMarco, 3b, p ........ 4 Blanchard, ss ......... 4 Bruns, lb ......... ... 3 Barracks, o .......... . 4 Iloirue, If ............. 1 Dial, cf, 3b ....... ---- •• Jewell, rf, 3b, cf ...... S Dallas, cf ............ 1 Lloyd, p. rf ........... 3 Duncan, rf ......... *<• 1 R 1 1 0 n i) i) » o » i s R 1 (I 1 2 3 H TO A :>, i n i i '^ o i n (\ 4 in o o 2 0 4 !) 2t 11 II PO A 024 3 5 n 1 0 n o o o o o 4 II) 4 Totals 31 10 8 27 13 DANCE Riverside Barn 725 North Kentucky Thurs., July 22 Music by Don Rhines Ridge Riders FOR BOOTH RESERVATIONS Air-Conditioned or Score by innings: VFW ......... 2co ino noo — s n e LEGIONNAIRES 201 OJ3 OOx— 10 8 S Errors, Diaz, Alsbury. Blanchard, Ha- Ken, Trcston, Jewell, Fitzjrcrald 3; ruin batted In, Zallek, Cahalan, Illaiichard, Barracks, Hogus, Jewell, Lloyd; stolen buses, Henely, Barracks, Blanchara; sacrifices, max, Jewell; double plays. Tres- lou to Cnhalan to Alsbury, JJlancharri to Henely to Bruns, Trestoii to Alsbury, Fitisrerald (unassisted); left on bases, VFW 10, Legionnaires 12; bases on balls, off Brown 0, Lloyd 1, Baker «, DIMarco «; strikeouts. Lloyd 1, BaKer 1. DlMarco I; hits, off Lloyd, 3 for 2 runs in 1 inning; DiMarco, (i for 1 run in 8 innings, Brown, 3 for H runs in 2 innings, Ilakcr, 15 for 7 runs In 0 innings; hit by pitcher, llogue; wild pilches. Brown, Baker, Di- iMurco; passed balls, Zallck; winning pitcher. DiMarco; loslnc pitcher, Baker; umpires, Ilahn and Hert; time, 2:02. PRIVATE DANCES Phone 5102-J DANCE BALLROOM Manly, Iowa Sat, July 24 Music by the Scandinavian Accordion Band Pittsburgh, The Philadelphia Phillies would suspend for 2 weeks without pay any player who fails to report for the Major league All-Star baseball game. The Phillies recommended such action after a closed meeting Wednesday. Other teams also are said to be considering what action should be taken on the matter and from the various opinions a rule will be ad'opted. Receipts of the All-Star game are turned over to the players' pension fund. Cordle's, CIO Win in Softball League The top 2 clubs in the YMCA softball team continued their winning ways Wednesday evening at East park. The loop leading Cordle Cartage club defeated the National Guard 12-1 behind the 5-hit pitching of Danny Cookman. Eight runs by the Truckers in the first frame sewed up the game. The CIO team blanked Decker Brothers 6-0 with Jack Pruscovec pitching the 4-hit shutout. The CIO club got off to a good start with 4 runs in the first frame. The FRI. - SAT. - SUN. 3 BIG DAYS! CLEAR LAKE THE SONGS — THE STARS — THE ROMANCE THAT WERE MEANT FOR YOU! Jeanne Dan CRAINDA1LEY rim Cartoon Specialty Matinee Sat., 2 P. M. MEANT FOR ME OSCAR LEVANT -"PERCY KILBRIDE Continuous Sunday from 1 P. M. KNI> TIIURS. 'ROAD TO UTOPIA" and "THE VIRGINIAN" STARTS FRIDAY STARTS FRIDAY GRAND 6-UNIT SHOW standings: W. L. Pet. Cordle's IS Moose W. L. Pet. .!m:n«cker'» 4 M .'ir.« .TJWNt. Guard 3 1:1 .187 Kmp. 3 13 .1ST Brewers Retain Slim Lead in Association By The Associated Press Milwaukee's Brewers hung to their newly-gained top rung in the American Association standings Thursday by a margin of only 3 percentage points over the Indianapolis Indians. Auguie Bergamo's 2-run single and Ellis "Cotton" Deal's 8-hit pitching—his first start in a month because of a sore arm—gave the Louisville Colonels a 4-3 decision over the Brewers Wednesday League Leaders AMERICAN LEAGUE AB R 71 II Williams, Bonlon ..71 2fi:< IH1 103 Boudreau, Cleveland 83 !I12 f>2 110 Kell, Detroit flfl 244 34 HI) Mitchell, Cleveland . fiH 27fl H4 »4 Zarllla, St. Louis . . 77 38-» 30 !>S NATIONAL LEAGUK G AH R II Mu.slal, St. Lnuii ... B3 831 71 13 Paiko, Chicago . ... "II -'07 fiO 1(14 Ashbiun, Pniladel. . K3 Rim 49 JI3 Dark, Boston «!» 2SS II night. St. Paul came within a half Holmes, Boston Ktner, Pirate* Hautr, Red* Keltner, Indians Mlzc, Giant* Yankees game of the 3rd place Columbus Redbirds by .sutting out Minneapolis 4-0 while Columbus was losing a double-header to Kansas City fl-0 and 8-5. Indianapolis and Toledo were not scheduled. IIOMF.RUNS ...................... Cardinals .................... S3 Mmlal, Cardinals Klncr. Pirates Williams, Red Sox Loekman, Giants .................... ,,. DlMatflo, Red Sox ............ fill RUNS BATTED IN | Stephen!, Red Sox .................. 78 Yankees .................. 18 HITS Gordon, Indian* 7,1 William*, Red Sox 72 Kiner, Pirates Mn*lal, Cardinal* . 134 Antihunt, IMilllle* 113 Bnurireau, Indians 110 Waltkui, Cuhi IDS Majeikl. Athletic 1*4 3. LAUREL & HARDY COMEDY FEATURE 4. DISNEY MICKEY MOUSE COLOR CARTOON 5. POPEYE, THE SAILOR, CARTOON 6. NEW WESTERN SERIAL — "SON OF ZORRO' FOM THE FIRST TIME AT REGULAR PRICES! WILD COLOR SIC. 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