Rocky Mount Telegram from Rocky Mount, North Carolina on April 23, 1941 · 6
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Wednesday, April 23, 1941
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THE HOME NEWSPAPER THE EVENING TELEGRAM kocky moat nornrrn cabouna Wednesday. April 23, 194J see Dick Herbert's Sjpirits Getting a basrbaUl team ready ji the compeutKtn of the Coast-.1 Plain k-ague involves some i.-cb.ems which were never en-ountered wiie Rocky Mount was .i ticipatins in the Piedmont, .he fans here will have to adust their thinking and beliefs to ae new setup. it s the custom to those rail-..i. who watch the squads take .;eir training work to pick out lie warn for the manager. If a .un's seiectjon doesn t agree with .ne skippers, then the criticism Avails. Noiman McCaskUl. pilot of the Leafs, must deal with several probiems iuch didn t face George Toporter. Nemo Leibold. Herb Brett, and Hejiie Manush. The Piedmont league managers simply had to pick out tiie best men in camp. The best players m the Leais' camp do not make the team automatically. Only Three Veteran? Allowed On Team In the Coastal Plain league there are rulrs controlling the number of experienced ball players who can be used. There were rules m the Piedmont winch said that a team had to have at least s:x non-class men out of the 15. However, that didn't present any problem since the Red Sox could till the various positions without having to call on al! veterans Portsmouth and Richmond had trouble getting six good rookies to arry since they were not connected with any big league organization. The Coastal Plain league rules say that a club can not have more than three veterans on the team. A veteran is a player who hat been in professional baseball for three or more years. Eight of the players can be of the '"limited service'' classification which means that he hasn't had as much as three years experience. Each team must carry rookies to round out tiie rest of the squad. Must Use Care In Picking Squad Thus tne ideal player in (he ("oa.--tai Piam league is one in the limned service classification He lias had some professional experience but not enough to class h:rn d.s a veteran. Naturally the veterans have to picked with preat care since a team wants t0 get the three most valuable men possible. Man ager Norman MeCaskill is one of the veterans and the Leafs are fortunate in having a catcher ot that, rating. Virsi! Taylor, a pitcher who won 17 gam.5 for Snow Hill last year, was another of the veterans counted on here, but he has returned to his home in Concord where he is expected to retain a mill position which he holds at the present. Skipper MeCaskill must figure out where it is best to have an experienced player and where it is best to have a rookie. And of course there isn't a choice in every instance. Vandy Bears Out McKechnie's Words Yesterday's major league scores bore out several predictions made during the winter. For one, Bill McKechnie. manager of the world championship Cincinnati Reds, said that he thought this would be the year when Johnny Van-derMeer, former Durham star, would hit his right stride and become a valuable member of the pitching staff. Yesterday's four-hit shutout over the Chicago Cubs proved that point for the tune being anyway. If Vandy has learned how to work consistently; if he has harnessed the power which is in his left arm. then he will be one of the outstanding pitchers in the majors and will give the Reds a Big Four which will mean a certain pennant. It was no startling prediction when the experts said that the Boston Red Sox would lack good pitching again. In spite of weak mound efforts, Joe Cronin's sluggers managed to win the first five games of the season. But the pitching was so bad in the last two contests with Washington that the Senators slugged out easy decisions. Elden Auker Wins Another Yesterday's results also revealed some irony in the Boston pitching situation. Last year Elden Auker was sold by the Red Sox to St. Louis where he turned in 16 victories. Yesterday the submarine ball chunker notched his second straight decision of the current campaign to make Joe Cronin blush a little more. Detroit was expected to have trouble this year even staying in the first division in spite of the fact that the Tigers are the defending champions. Buck New-torn, the mainstay of the pitching staff, has lost two games already and that doesn't help matters any, especially with Hank Greenberg scheduled to be called into the army soon. Freeman Plays Anthony In Pinehurst Net Event ( PINEHURST, April 23 CAP) The North and South amateur tennis tournament, paced by the stellar play of Harris Everett, Uni-i versity of North Carolina racquet-r swinger and sixth ranking sous' thern player, entered the quarter-v finals stage today. Everett whipped Tom wadden, a schoolmate, 8-6, 6-2, yesterday and paired today against Morton Heller of Duke, conqueror of Frank Robinson of TJ. N. C, 6-4, 7-5. Other singles matches today: Marshall Chambers, TJ. N. C. vs. ' Chick Harnden, U. N. C; Zan Carver, TJ. N. C. vs. Jack Mark-ham, V. N. C; and Rlnehart Freeman, TJ. N. C vs. Ham Anthony, . JV. . C. Loss Of Spirit Semis TIGERS LOOK BAD It I Loss of Greenberg To Army Will Make Things Even Darker For Champs BY JIDSON BAILEY Associated Prm Sports Writer The Detroit Tigers" plight is something to ponder these days. The American League champions are in the cellar, with only one victory in five games and with more grief lying in wait for the day that Hank Greenberg Is Inducted into the army, i Fighting spirit, as much as any other single factor, carried Detroit to a championship last year. ; but its. morale apparently is gone iTiie Tigers' pitching has been 'cood. but their famed hitting has been a myth and their fielding ; frightful. lmcwt o Hitter Yestordav. Bill Dietrich of the Chicago White Sox almost pitched a no-hitter auainst them. The bespectacled righthander didn't give a safetv until he had one out in the ninth. Then came an error, a single by Greenberg. and a homer by Rudy York. The no-hitter was gone, but the game j still went to Chicago. 6-3. ; Those famous slugged in Ti- icer uniforms have made only 24 hits in five games, never more ithan six in any one contest Greenberg hasn't hit a home run. In three of the affairs, they have made three errors. John Vander Meer of Cincinnati gave Chicago fans a glimpse of his 1938 double no-hit form with a four-hit. 12-strikeout performance that bested Bill Lee and smothered the Cubs. 1-0. Lee al- lowed onlv five safeties, but in the sixth inning Lonny Frey beat out a scratch single, went to third on two successive wild pitches, and scored on a single by Ival Good man. fasev Beats Giants i Hugh Casey subdued the New-York Giants for the second time in three days to give the Brooklyn dodgers a 7-4 victory. He allowed only seven hits, and three : errors f inured in the Giants' scor- iine. Dolph camilii drove in live iruns with a homer and a single.! !The loss, however, did not knock itne uiants oui oi sue jNauunai League lead. j The Boston Red Pox, likewise. I held onto the American League m III FIVE CONTESTS lead althoueh beaten for the sec-; " 'ond straight dav by the Wash- Second day of training for the ington Senators, 12-5. The Red Rocky Mount Leafs found 21 can-!Sox were held to eight hits by;didates working out at Municipal iWalt Masterson. j stadium under the direction of Less McCrabb held the New j Manager Norman MeCaskill. tYork Yankees to six safeties, I Two experienced players were 1 ?f, thT, ,h(nm'rS-'1, th! 'among the men reporting yester-: Philadelphia Athletics nudged out d Tommv Kurst and George I a fi-5 derision witn five runs in ;a sloppy sixth Inning. t-. i m..i . r : i l. j Indians. The Senior Circuit came tip with two marathon games In one. the Phillies snapped a six- igame losing streak with two runs in the 14th inning to beat the Boston Bees. 6-4: in the other. the St. Louis Cardinals edged I past uie fiiLsoLirgji niais. w-o. jwith two runs in the 12th after ; Pittsburgh had scored once. Hi?h School Net Teams Compete At Chapel Hill CHAPEL HILL. April 23. High and prep school tennis stars from New York, Virginia. North Carolina, Georgia, and the District of Columbia will start out in quest of singles and doubles championships here Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock at the University of North Carolina's fifth annual invitational inter-scholastic tournament. Play will continue through Saturday. Teams participating include McKinley and Western high schools of Washington, D. C, Maury High (Norfolk), Scarborough Prep (Scarsdale, N.Y.), Boys High Atlanta t, Washington-Lee High (Arlington; Va.), George Washington High (Danville, Va.), Oak Ridge, High Point, Fayetteville, and Aberdeen. Other entries are expected today from Central High of Charlotte, state and southern high school champions: Winston-Salem, and Chapel ,Hill. o NEW YORK, April 23. (The Special News Service) Any of youse guys want to bet Hank Lei-ber isn't with the Redios before the week is over? . . . Buddy Knox and Buddy Walker, rival Ohio heavies, wouldn't sign to fight at Columbus next Tuesday until promoters agreed to import Arthur Donovan from New York to referee . . . Johnny Bulla still is making that drug store golf ball sing a nine-under-par 61 the other day over the North Carolina course on which he used to caddy . . . The boys are saying there is plenty of that 'ere old rabbit in the National league ball this semester . . . Beantown gamblers took Frltzie Zivic for $850 when Mike Kaplan upset him last week. Jingle to a shingle. Attorney John Wiethe (he used to star at guard for the Detroit Lions) has Joined the Cincinnati legal firm of Brink, Doe ring and Llndhorst. And when he pleads before the bar We trust that his orations Will speed all clients who guiltless are Back borne to their relations. tmen flusei s i iany c.iuh-i.u to tne Leafs . wTiile BiershenK ask-hurling gave the St. Louis Browns ;ed for a tryout an(1 was told he a 6-3 verdict over the Cleveland , cnuld work out with the sauad. Plays Baseball Close To sap i 4 f Harvey "Shirt" Hinton of the West Edgecombe section is one of the leading outfield candidates with the Leafs who hold their third practice session today. Hinton played with the Snow Hill Billies last season Staff photo by Barringer. LEAFS CONTINUE ! TRAINING PERIOD Second Day Finds 21 Candi dates Working Out Under Manager MeCaskill : Bierslienk checked into camp and ' .vpnt rieh. t0 work Kurst belongs I i . Kurst is a big fellow who can catch as well as play the outfield. He was a valuable man in the clutch for Snow Hill last season.! and Manager MeCaskill expects to find the short Ieftfield fence here an inviting target since he is a ! rightllanded batter with power. Infielders Needed I Biershenk is an experienced in- j fielder who has played in the Coastal Plain league before with Ayden and Wilson. The Leafs are short on infield material at the present time since two leading candidates, Floyd Hinton and Earl , Smith, won't be able to report this: week. Throughout the league the teams have started their training work. Wilson, the defending champions, have been drilling longer than any other club. Qolds-boro is expected to have an almost complete squad on hand today. New Bern is advanced enough to be playing exhibition games already but several new players are still due to report to the Bears. MeCaskill will follow the customary training routine which will feature batting practice. Most of the candidates have been working, out this spring and reported in good condition. Carpenters are busy at the stadium reconstructing the scoreboard which was damaged considerably during the winter. The infield is in excellent shape in spite of the fact that there has! thews. 162, Emmett. Idaho, stop-been so little rain lately. iped Al Glove, 166, Chicago (6). SPORTS ROUNDUP -o By EDDIE BRIETZ Today's guest star. C. M. Gibbs, Baltimore Sun: "One good thing about Bos ton's fast start Is that it has cooled the spot Manager Joe Cronin found himself standing on ... It bad got so hot Joe was having trouble keeping i the tongues of his shoes from hanging out." : Tattle tales. i Ivory hunters say Eddie Shokes, jDuke first sacker, is the best col-jlegiate prospect in the country, 'and it's only a question whether the Yanks or Reds will come across with the most sugar . . . 'Albatross, best two-year-old developed in Florida and Chiquita-imia, ditto for California, are booked to tangle for the first time; in the juvenile stake sat Belmont next month . , . Dorothy Round Little, ex-Wimbledon champ, has turned pro and will coach at the Seigniory Club in Quebec this summer ... Hugh Mulcahy, now soldiering at Camp Devens, hopes to pitch a Sunday game or so for Doc Prothro when the Phillies visit Boston ... Dr. Jack Kearns is picking up a few kopecks referee-lng wrestling mutches in the south The Scoreboard TODAY'S GAMES NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Boston. Philadelphia at Brooklyn. Cincinnati at Chicago. Pittsburgh at St. Louis. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at New York. Washington at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Cleveland. Chicago at Detroit. STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Prt. New York 6 2 .750 St. Louis 4 2 .667 Chicago 3 2 .600 Brooklyn 5 4 .556 Boston 4 5 .444 Cincinnati 3 4 .429 Pittsburgh 2 4 .333 Philadelphia ... 2 6 .250 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Boston 5 2 .714 St. Louis 2 1 .667 Chicago 3 2 .600 Cleveland 4 3 .571 New York 5 4 .556 Philadelphia ... 3 5 .375 Washington ... 3 5 .375 Detroit 1 4 .200 RESULTS AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis 6, Cleveland 3. Chicago 6, Detroit 3. Philadelphia 6, New York 5. Washington 12, Boston 5. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 1. Chicago 0. Brooklyn 7, New York 4. Philadelphia 6, Boston 4. St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 8. FIGHTS LAST NIGHT NEW YORK Johnny Plores, 156 1-2, Houston, Tex., and Paul Klang, 161, Brooklyn, draw (8); Maxie Shapiro, 133, New York, stopped Wishy Jones, 136, Louisville, Ky. (2). WHITE PLAINS, N. Y. Sonny Simon, 135 1-2, New York, outpointed Ray Landis, 134, Wash ington (8). SEATTLE Harry (Kid) Mat- Prof. Spike Nelson has the Yale gridders so hopped up they even play soccer among themselves Saturdays when no practice is scheduled . . . That near serious auto smash in Florida has Bill McKechnie riding trolleys to and from the National league orchards. Autos are something he wants no part of . . . Special trains will take California and New York fans to the National Open at Fort Worth . . . Auburn, which knocked Georgia out of the Southeastern conference baseball title last year, was paid back plenty the other day 30-4. What, no rain checks! A high school track meet In Pennsylvania came to an abrupt end the other day when the first three guys In the Javelin throw hurled then-spears Into a rock pile and broke the points . . . The supply of Javs thus exhausted, officials called the whole thing off. Paternity ward. Dixie Walker of the Dodgers and Joe Sherman, torn torn beater at Clemson, are passing out ten centers . , . Both have daughters. Detroit To Cellar Position Home Now -?t BLACKBIRDS LOSE ON WILSON FIELD Cyclones Have Easy Time In Winning Eastern Conference Baseball Game By HERMAN BLACKMAN WILSON, April 22. A disastrous season neared its finish for the Rocky Mount Blackbirds here yesterday afternoon when the Cyclones ran rough shod over Emery Adkins' boys in an eastern conference meeting between the two schools. 13-3. Little Rainey Wilkerson tossed the win and yielded only six scattered blows to the Birds. The Cyclones came from behind in the second inning to wipe out a 2-0 deficit with a six-run outburst. They were never in any trouble after that frame and again in the fourth batted around, getting four tallies. Durham high school will close out Rocky Mount's eastern slate in the Nash-Edgecombe city this afternoon. The Bulldogs held a 14-2 win over the Blackbirds. The Birds have dropped seven straight loop games. Hackney paced the Wilson batters to their win, collecting four hits out of five tries. George Davis and Ben Mercer, each with two hits, were runner-ups. The six Rocky Mount hits were distributed among as many batters. The box score: More Trouble Rocky Mount Ab R H Walker, ss 2 xFord 1 Carr, c , Luper. 3b ... Pitt, lb Smith, rf, If . Shearin, cf .. Thorne, If .. Allsbrook, p . . Hayes, 2b Holscher, p, if Totals 34 3 6 24 4 xBatted for Walker in 9th. Wilson Klrkland, If Turner, rf . Fulghum, 3b Lucas, cf . Herring. 2b Lyles, 2b .. Mercer, ss . Ab R 4 1 Clark, ss 1 Laugh'house. If 1 B. Davis, If .. 2 Hackney, cf, 3b 5 Kelly, lb .... 4 Flowers, lb . . 1 O. Davis, c .. 3 Wilkerson, p . 4 ! Totals .... .41 13 15 27 7 3 Score by innings: Rocky Mount ...200 000 001 3 Wilson ,.060 500 20x 13 i Runs batted in: Smith, Carr, Wilkerson 2, Kirklond. Herring, S Mercer, Hackney. Kelly 2, u i Davis, Lucas, Lyles. Two-base hit: G. Davis. Stolen bases: Herring. Klrkland, O. Davis, Ful-chum. Holscher 2. Double plays: Herring to Kelly to O. Davis. Left on bases: Rocky Mount 9; Wil son 9. Base on balls, off: Wilkerson 4: Holscher 2; Allsbrook 3. I Struck out, by Holscher 4, Wilker- n 1 AlUhrnnlr 3 Hits nff Hnl, cher, 9 to 3 innings (pitched to one batter in 4th); Allsbrook, 6 in S. Hit by pitcher, by Wilkerson Holscher); Holscher (Laughing house; Allsbrook (O. Davis 2). Wild pltclfcs: Allsbrook 2. Losing pitcher: Holscher. Umpire: Rhod es. Time of game: 2:05. WRESTLING LAST NIGHT INDIANAPOLIS Dorve Roche, 220, Decatur, III., threw Jim Mc Mlllen, 225, Chicago, (27:00). VAUDY GOES 00 IN SHUTOUT GAME AT CHICAGO PARK Durham Grad Warn Foe He Kay Be Back To-Form of Doable No-Hit Tear CHICAGO, April 23 AP1 Blond, blue-eyed Johnny Vander Meer b ready for stardom again the spotlight be could not hold in 1938 after winning baseball immortality with two successive no-hit, no-run games. Since falling from the pinnacle after those dazzling feats, Vandy now 26, has found the comeback road rough and uphill all the way. But he gave convincing proof yesterday that he has regained his speed and confidence. Johnny set the Chicago Cubs down with four hits and struck out 12 batters for a 1-0 victory for Cincinnati. More significant, he walked only three batters and displayed his best form when in a hole. He left eight men stranded in the first four innings and retired the last 16 men in order. The tipoff on his return to form came in the second game of the season when his cagy manager. Bill McKechnie, started him against the Cards. He wouldn't have got that assignment if he hadn't been ready. He lost that decision but it was one of those games that could have gone either way. No Good in 13S After his double no-hit feat in 1938. Vandy went on to win nine in a row and finished the season with a 10-10 won-lost mark. But some how in 1939 the wild-ness returned and he was useless to the Reds. Last season he went back to the minors, fighting his way back to Cincinnati after winning six and losing four with Indianapolis of the American Association. "I was trying too hard in 1939," Vandeer Meer explained. "Somewhere along the line I injured my shoulder and I was a loss after that. But my arm suddenly got all right last August and it has been great ever since. I haven't felt a single painful twinge since." His return to form leaves the rival National league clubs something less than jubilant. The world's champions already have pitching to burn Walters, Derringer. Turner, Thompson, Pearson, Moore but any club always has room for one more, especially if they can blow the batters down a la Vander Meer. BOB EELLER PUIS BATTERS ON SPOT Warns Rivals They Better Stop Practice of Trying To Call Pitches CLEVELAND, April 23 (API-Bob Feller warned American league pitch-stealers today to stop calling his throws or half their clubs "will be in the hospital." The 22-year-old strikeout king made it plain he wouldn't toss any "bean balls" but that the result might be serious if an opposing batter were looking for a curve and got a blazing fast ball which didn't "break" when it reached his head. Rapid Robert's thoughts were focused particularly on the third base coaching boxes occupied by those astute baseball observers, Coach Mule Haas of Chicago and Manager Del Baker of Detroit. Haas told the White Sox what to expect when they beat Feller on opening day, 4 to 3, and Baker frequently called them lor tne Tigers last season although Feller beat the Bengals Saturday, 2 to 1. "I always know they could tell what I was going to throw but they didn't try to call them until last year." Feller observed as he made ready to face the St. Louis Browns in his third 1941 start. Changed Style "I .hold my fast ball a little dif ferently than I do my curve, and I wasn't covering my hand up enough with my glove," he said. I've changed that now. and while the position is a little unnatural I have Just as much stun. "Haas did a pretty good job tor a while opening day. but I was wild, too, and didn't have my stuff. Baker called them a lot last year, but he wasn't doing it Saturday. I had found the trouble by then." - Warning Haas and Baker not to do it again, Feller declared "my pitches are my bread and butter and nobody's going to steal them. If they try, the batters may be picking baseballs out of their ears. If they are looking for a curve and accidentally get a fast one it wouldn't surprise me any." Some baseball observers calculate Baker's enterprise in advising Tiger batters by signs or shouts of Bob's coming pitch was responsible for Feller losing five of eight starts against the Bengals last year. Detroit was the only club to win the season series from Bob. Tennis Players Start Asheville Tournament ASHEVILLE, April 23 (AP) The Land of the Sky tennis tournament proceeded slowly today pending the arrival of Bobby Riggs and Frank ie Kovaca, top-seeded stars who are expected tomorrow. Among those who won yester day were Gil Hall of New York, Billy Talbert of Cincinnati, Grady Frank of Asheville, Imn Schlos- ser of New York and Dick Steke-tee of Asheville. Washington And Lee Puts Smith Into Tilson's Place Bosses Generals BaekfieM Caarh Riley Smith moves up to the top Job at Washington and Lee following the renignatlon of Trz Tilton who hat been coaching the Generals since 1933. DUKE BOYS HAVE All Teams Get Plenty of Action This Week Ball Club Plays Elon Today DURHAM. April 23. With the meeting between the Duke and Elon baseball teams highlighting today's card, Duke athletes were preparing to face a full program for the remainder of this week. Today's game was the second the Blue Devils and the Christ ians within the last two weeks. Duke having won the earlier meet ing, 6-1. Bill McCahan and Tal Abernethy, who met in the first game, were slated to hurl again today. Other events on today's pro gram saw the freshman tennis team meeting Washington and Lee on the Duke courts and the varsity netmen continuing their northern swing against St. Johns in Brooklyn. After today's game, the Blue Devils nine moves back into Southern conference competition, facing two important games in three days. Coach Jack Coombs' boys are currently pacing the Con ference with seven wins in as many starts. Play State Tomorrow Tomorrow the Blue Devils move over to Raleigh for their second start of the year against N. C. State. On Saturday they will face Wake Forest, whom they defeat ed in a 10inning game last week, in the Duke park. The lacrosse team was schedul ed to begin a three game northern tour tomorrow afternoon, going against Swarthmore. The Duke at West Chester on Saturday and stickmen will meet West Chester Maryland at College Park on Monday of next week. The tennis team will continue its northern tirp which began on Monday. Tomorrow they Pennsylvania at Philadelph a, George Washington in Washington on Friday and close the trip with Maryland at College Park on Saturday. The track team, which defeated North Carolina Iabt Saturday, does not go into action until Saturday. Then the Blue Devils are sche duled for action on two fronts parts of the team going to Philadelphia for the Penn Relays and the remainder taking part in the Carolinas A. A. U. at Chapel Hill. Bramham Urges Minors To Observe Patriotism DURHAM, April 23 (AP) President William G. Bramham of the National Association of Pro fessional Baseball Leagues today urged minor league clubs and players to observe "I Am An American Day" on May 18. Congress passed a resolution asking the President to issue a proclamation setting aside the day as a public occasion for the recog nition of all persons who, by com tog of age or by naturalization, at' tain the status of citizenship. CLOTHES HEAVY SCHEDULE Fo perfect harmony la Biberdaiherjr, lee oar Arrow Shirts, Tiei, and Handkerchief!, made to go together the wrinkle-reeieUnt ties hitting it off perfectly with the handsomeMhui-ever shirts, and the net handkerchief polishing off the works. The Arrow Shirrs, 12, ap. The Arrow Tie, tl sod IliO. The Arrow Handkerchiefs, lit, ap. See them today. EPSTEIN'S "TBI QUALITY CORNER" Former Alabama And Pr Football Star Mom Up When Tex Eetifna LEXINGTON, Va.. April 23. dV-Riley Smith. 29-year-old fo& mer Alabama all-America anT Washington Redskin quarterback, was named head football coach at Washington and Lee University of Uie Southern conference today. ! Tiie Alabaman will succeed i Warren E. (Text Tilson, whose ; resignation was submitted yesterday, a year prior to expiration of jhis two-year contract. Tilson said his resignation was offered with "absolutely no duress or pressure from anyone connected with the University" but added that "I believe the alumni, students and faculty will give m"ft support to the football team with another man to charge." Smith left the Redskins two years ago to loin the W. and L. taff as backfield assistant I son recommenueu smith as Ad successor. Coached Since 1131 Tilson. former assistant coach at Duke, had been head coach here since 1933. His 1934 squad won the Southern conference championship, but there have been few recent major victories. Alumni rumblings were heard two years ago after a particularly lean season and some old grad clubs passed resolutions asking for a coaching shakeup but these quieted down when Tilson was given a new contract and Smith added to the staff. Last year's in jury-riddled squad won only two games in ten. Smith was named on the As sociated Press all-America team of 1935 after quarter-backing the Alabama Rose Bowl team which whipped Stanford in 1934 and captained the east team in the East-West game at San Francisco on New Year's Day of his senior year. FOR TRACK MEET Pictures Will Be Used To De termine Winners of Relays On Coast LOS ANGELES, April 23. P) Stealing a page from the horse track book, Los Angeles Cinder- path officials are going to have a camera-eye at the finish line of the coliseum relays May 24." Photographs of stars breaking the tape will be made and the results announced within five minutes after the race just like they do, only faster, at Holly wood race track or Church t ft Downs. "This innovation should prove one of the mot t progressive moves in track and field." declared William Ackerman of the University of California at Los Angeles, an official of the inaugural coliseum relays.. "As fa- as we know, it is the first time it has been used anywhere for a track meet." In major track meets, such as the N.C.A.A.. national A.A.U. and various conference carnivals, pho-' tographs are taken but are not developed for inspection until late that night. gggffilf m tffKKSntLLll MSH.ENT MOVIE AVALS OF 1915 CHANGING from plane TOTRAIN feft SPRING OOrCHANGE GET HARMONY TRY OUT CAMERA

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