The Journal Herald from Dayton, Ohio on September 3, 1945 · 16
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1Q DAYTON JOURNAL Monday, September 3. 1915 BASEBALL STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGl'B W. L. Pet. W. L. Pet Chlriro ft. Loul! Brooklyn New Yor 77 47 .621 It 50 .603 8 SS .S57 6 58 .543 Pittsburgh Boaton Cincinnati PlUltphi 69 82 .S27 T 70 .449 49 75 .39f 3 88 .307 YrstertUy't Beaalta Boston -4, PhllaMphlt 1-5. Pittsburgh 4-7. Cincinnati 2-3, Chicago 4-0. St. Loula 1-4. Brooklyn 7-2, New York 4-t. Today'a Game Philadelphia fJudd 5-4 and Barrett -71 at new i or a (teiaman io-iz ana is Mia 1-3 . Boston (Logan 6-9 and Hutching (-6) at Brooklyn (Gregi 15-10 and Herrlni 6-3) Cincinnati (Heusser 10-13 and Kennedy s-i at uucajo (Derringer 14-8 and vanden- oerr 4-31 PlttirtHiruh (Ro 11-11 and Ontermueller S-S) SLAouta (Donnelly a-9 and Wllkea (4-6). AMERICAN LEAGl'E W. L. Pet. W. L. Pct Detroit 70 54 .565 Cleveland Wash'gtoa 71 57 .555 Chicago St. Loula 67 58 .538 Phlla phl New York 65 58 .528 Boston 64 58 .525 62 63 .496 40 83 .325 59 68 .465 Yesterday'! Results , Philadelphia 1-7, Boston -J. New 'York 4-0. Washington J-S. Cleveland 3, Detroit 2. Chicago 6-2. St. Louis 0-3. Today' Garnet New York (Duhlel. 8-9. and Bevens, 12-6) at Philadelphia (Black, 3-8, and Bowles, 0-21; two games. Washington (Plerettt, 11-12, and Ullrich, 2-2) at Boston (Johnson, 4-2, and Clark, 1-31 : two games. St. Louis (Muncrlef, 10-2, and West, 3-3) at Cleveland (Smith, 5-9, and Harder, 3-6); '"chlrago'lGrove, 12-9. and Humphries, 8-11) at Detroit (Bridges, 0-0, and Benton (11-5); two games. Rams Defeat Steeler"H" BUFFALO, N. Y Sept. 2.-(AP) Paced by veteran backs Tom Colella and Fred Gehrke, the Cleveland Rams whipped the Pittsburgh Steelers, 21-0, In a National Football league exhibition game before 12,696 spectators today. Gehrke, former Utah star returning to football from a war ' plant, went 54 yards for a score the first time he handled the ball In the second period. Then Bob Waterfield, pro freshman from UCLA, whipped a 27-yard touchdown pass to Harvey Jones. Colella, a Canisius graduate, reversed his field on a 58-yard run for the last touchdown, in the fourth period. Totmi Jarvi, Steeler back, stepped out of the end zone for a saiety to end the scoring. Colella gained 110 yards in three plays from scrimmage and brought a kickoff back 50 yards. The Steelers drove 71 yards !n the third period on Johnny Pop-vich's running and Jarvl's passing, but a fumble stopped the advance. The Rams' formation outgained the Steelers' Notre Dame attack, 349 yards to 138. Pot. Cleveland Pittsburgh L.E.......Knnetskjr Bova L.T Schultz Frkltlrh L.G Mergenthal Merkovsky C Scarry Wuklts H O Laietlrh Perko R.T Bouley Doyle R E Prltko Kimble Q.B.. Waterfield Petrhel L.H Colella larvt R.H Jones Petrella F.B....i..Ruthstrora Nichols Cleveland 0 13 0 821 Cleveland tcorlng Touchdowns: Cehrk (sub for Colellal. Colella. Jones. Point alter touchdown Waterfgleld (placeklcki. Automatic aafety when Jarvt stepped out ot end tone. State Champs Eliminated CLEVELAND, Sept. 2. (AP) "Smitty" .Truss of the Columbus old reliable Independents walked only two In a 12-inning five-hitter tnrlav. hut one nas.i forced In the run which gave West Virginia's Dawes City Merchants a 1-0 victory and eliminated the Ohio champions from the east central regional soft-ball tourney. The. winners bunched two hits and A Columbus error in the twelfth before Truss forced the run across. Carl West of the Dawes City crew struck out 16. . Westinghouse Electric of Pittsburgh, remained the only unbeaten teanvin the tourney after defeating Detroit 4 to 2. Frank Bertoldl of Detroit, who hurled a no-hitter to defeat, the Cincinnati Wielands the opening night of the tourney, was the loser. Steve Benkowski of Detroit -homered for Detroit's only runs In the second inning. R. H E rawe City ........ 000 000 000 001 l" &' 2 Columbus 000 000 000 000 O ( 2 Batterlea West smd Faynt; Trust and Miller. . . Detroit 020 000 01 S 4 Pittsburgh 200 030 14 4 3 Batteries Btrtoldt and Ploer; Harknest and Christian. Ewell Blackwell la GI Victory SOLDIERS FIELD, Nuernberg, Germany, Sept. 2. (AP) Before nearly 50,000 cheering soldiers and WACs in this huge sun-baked stadium today, the Third Army's slugging Sevenly-first division team defeated the Oise All-Stars, 9 to 2, in the first game of the GI world aeries for the ETO baseball championship. Lanky Ewe'll Blackwell, formerly ot the Cincinnati Reds and of the Syracuse Chief., pitched five-hit ball and received errorless support at his Red Clrole teammates capitalized on aeven Oise errors to lead from the start. He struck out nine. The second game in the best three-of-five series will he played here tomorrow. The teams then will move to the All-Stars field at Reims for the third game and the fourth, if necessary. Don Johnson Hurt ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2.-(AP)-Don Johnson, regular second baseman for the Chicago Cubs, turned his right ankle while trying to reach a ground bail in the second inning' of the first game of today's Cubs-St. Louis double-header. He was replaced in the Chicago lineup by Roy Hughes. It was not known immediately how serious the injury was. Cards Recall Player ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2.-(AP)-The St. Louis Cardinals today announced the immediate recall of southpaw Stan PaYtenhelmer from their Rochester farm club in the International league. ? Partenhelmer, who will Join the dub tomorrow, started the season with the Cardinals and appeared ih several games wl'.hout a decision. Burning Cigaret fyamagesAuto A burning clgarct ignited up-Holstprlng in an automobile at Third street and Grosvenor av.nue yesterday, firemen said. The flu caused $100 damage to the auto, mobile owned by Frank May, 424 Hickory itreet Barrett Merullo's Hit Spoils Bid For Perfect Tilt ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2.-(UP) Charley "Red" Barrett barely missed baseball's hall of fame here today as the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs split even in their dou ble-header before 34,934 fans, the largest crowd in St. Louis since 1939. The Cardinals still trail the Cubs by two games. After the Cubs grabbed the open ing game, 4 to 1, in 10 innings, Barrett held the Cubs to one hit in the second game to give the Redblrds a shutout, 4 to 0, winning his twentieth victory of the season. Only 27 hitters faced Barrett in the second game, and Len Merullo, Cubs' shortstop, spoiled his perfect game in the third inning when he hit a Texas league single to center field to open the round and then he was out a moment later attempting to steal second. Barrett, the first National league pitcher to win 20 games this season, needed only ordinary support through the first eight Innings, and then in the ninth two sparkling plays by Marty Marion and Emil Verban prevented two scratch hits. Barrett struck out four and didn't walk a single batter. i First Game) Chicago Ab.HO.A. St. Louis Ab.H O.A. Hack. 3b 4 2 13 ScrTnd'tt.lf 5 Hopp.rf 2 Adams. rf 5 0 1 Dlihnson.2b 1 0 2 2 4 0 1 0 6 2 10 Hughes. 2b 3 Nicholson, r S Kurowskl.3b 4 Becker, lb 4 Otero, lb 0 4 Sanders. lb O'Dea.c Verban, 2b JBergamo Kleln.2b Marlon, si IGarms 1 4 L'wr'y.lf-ti 4 Merullo. sa tGIIlesDle Seeory.K Livlngst'n.c Schuster L. Rlce.c Ynung.SS Burkhardt, p 2 "Kmei Borowy, p Oarrtner.B Drwklns.p D.Rice Totals 37 10 20 1.1 Totals 33 5 30 8 Ran for Livingston In seventh. tBatted for Merullo In tenth. tBatted for Verban In eighth. SBatted for Mrlon In eighth. Baited for Burkhardt In eighth. Batted for "cklna In tenth. Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 34 St. Louis 000000001 01 RBI Hark. O'Dea. Secorv 3. 2BH Lowrev fiecory, Pafko. hB Hack, L. Rice. S Borowy Kurowsk . B8 Borowv . Burkhardt 1 Gardner 3. SO Borowy 6, Burkhardt 8. Gardner 2. Docklns 1. H Off Burkhardt 7 In 8 Innlnes, Gardner 2 In m, Docklns 1 In , HBP Burkhardt 'Llvlnrston). LP Gardner, Second Game) Chicago Ab.H.O.A. 3 0 0 3 -t. Louis Ab.H.O.A. Heck, 3b Hughes. 2b Srh'nd'st.lf 4 12 0 O 0 0 0 0 1 0 wopp.ri 3 2 0 112 0 2 0 0 11 1 13 3 113 0 4 1 0 1 1 Nicholson. rt 3 Klein. 3b Adams, cf Verban.2b Marlon. ss D. Rlce.c Barrett.p 3 Lowrey.lf Merullo. si L Rlce.c TOrtero 0 0 0 0 Primp Moore Irlckson.p Ii,iiiepie Totals 2? 1 24 9 Total! 30 4 2711 Batted for Prim In sixth tBatted for L. Rice In ninth. tBatted for Krlcksoo In ninth. Chicago 00000000 00 11. loui 10002001 x 4 RBI Schoendlenst, Klein, Verban. 2BH Marlon. 8 Barrett. Sanders. SB Schoendlenst, Adams, -lopp. BB Off Prim 1. Erlck- son 2. SO By Barrett 4, Prim 5. Erlckson 2. H Off Prime 4 In S Innings, Erlckson 2 In 3. HBP By Erlckson (Adamst. LP Prim. Reds Lose Two CINCINNATI. Sept. 2. (UP)- The Pittsburgh Pirates took advan tage of loose play by the Cincinnati Reds to sweep a double-header today, 4 to 2 and 7 to 3. Walter Beck bested Joe Bowman in a pitching duel in the first game when the Pirates rallied for two runs in the ninth Inning. ALGion-friddo's single, a sacrifice and an out and John Barrett's safe bunt scored one run, and Jim Russell's double drove in the fourth Pirate tally. Pittsburgh stole six bases during the game, three by Russell. (First Game) Pittsburgh Ab.H.O.A. Cincinnati Ab.H.O.A. Glonfr' 5 12 0 2 12 0 Barrett.rt Tlpton.lf Llbke.rf Mesner,3b Mllltr.u Vnser c Slpek Wahl.2b Bowman. p 12 0 110 Russell. If Salkeld, e Elliott, 3b 013 3 2 0 8 12 3 0 4 1 4 Cocarart,2b 3 0 0 0 Beck.p 3 115 0 2 2 Totall 35 10 27 10 Total! 31 7 27 1 Batted for-Unser in ninth. Pittsburgh 1 0000010034 Cincinnati 0 DO 1 10(1 0 02 E Salkeld. RBI Barrett. Russel . Elliott 2. Tipton, Meiner, 2I11I Russell. Salkeld. SB Glonfrlddo, Barrett. Itussr-U 3. Salkeld. Clay 2. S Beck. Unser. BB Off Beck 2, Bowman 5. SO Beck 4, Bowman 2. second Game) Pittsburgh Ab.H.O.A. Cincinnati Ab.H.OA. Glonfr'do.ct 4 0 0 0 5 10 0 Barrett.rf, 2 0 2 1 RusselMf 3 0 2 0 Cuitlness 6 14 8 Elliott 3b 3 3 0 8 3 01J 0 Tlpton.lf Llbke.rf Meaner ,3b l.akeman.C WahUb McCormlck Williams. 2b Walters, p Fox.p Modak p tWalker 0 10 1 3 1 313 1 2 0 3 14 8 SIS 0 S 3 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Coscarart,2b 4 3 4 3 Lopes. e 4 3 10 Strln'vlch.p 4 2 0 1 Totals 32 9 27 15 ' Total! 37 10 27 17 Balled tor Wahl In elphth. tBatted for Modak In ninth. Pittsburgh 200021 Of)?. Cincinnati 0001 10010- 000110010-3 h Gusilne. saner. Wahl. RBI Rime!!. f:n. line 3, Elliott, Saner. I.akcman 2. 2RH Cos. rarart. Lope. I.lhke. Mener. S Dahlgren. BBnff Strlncevlch 1. Walter! 5, Foi 2. So By Strlncevlch 3. Walters 2 Fox 1. H-Off Wallers, 7 In 8 Innings: off Fox. 3 In iy of( ivinaaa, none in vtr waiter!. PB Last-man. LP Waltert. Even-Stephen NEW YORK, Sept 2. (UP)-The New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers divided a double header today before 49,204 paying spectators, Brooklyn winning the first game, 7 to 4, with a three-run rally in the eleventh inning, and the Giants capturing the nightcap, 6 to 2, behind Bill Volselle. IFInt Game) Ab.H.O.A. New fork Ab.H.O.A. S 0 0 5 Tr'rwavcf 1 4 1 3 12 0 H smann,2b S 1 8 S 4 0 3 4 Otl.rf 5 14 0 8 3 2 0 Garden. If 4 110 5 1 14 2 F. I. hardl.c S 2 4 1 8 3 10 i Hudson 0 0 0 0 B 4 4 S Reyes, 3b 0 0 0 0 4 15 0 Schemer, lb 4 0 8 3 3 13 1 Kerr. st 3 12 1 Brooklvn Stankyib Rosen. rf Walker.rf Stevens. lb Brown sa Peacock e V Lom'dl.p Herman Buker, p Borda'rar Davli.p 10 0 0 Rurker 10 0 0 SO 0 0 0 e o 0 Berres r 0 0 10 0 Juries. 2b. ss 5 3 4 2 0 Mungo p 4 0 0 3 Adams, p 10 0 1 szinrrman 10 0 0 Maglle p 0 0 0 0 JKIutt! 10 0 0 Totals 43 14 33 is Totall 44 " 33 18 Batied for V. Lombard! In aeventh. tHatlrd for Bilker In eighth. JHaitrd for Adams In ninth. I Ran for K. t.nmbardi In tenth. Batted for Kerr In lenlh. I Balled for Maglle In eleventh. Brooklyn 0300008308 3-T N'" X"rk 1020100000 0-4 F.-Ttrown, Gardella, Jurget, Galan. RBI Cardella, V. Lombard! 2, E. Lombard! 3. Kerr, Brown 3. Peack. Walker, JPH-Ott, I. Lorn-bardl. HR F. Lombnrdl, S Brown, Rosen 2. BB V, Lombard! 3. Mungo 3. Bilker 3, Adami 1, Maglle 3. SO V. Lnmhardl 1 Mungo J, pavit 3, H Olf V. t.omhardl 8 In 5 ,n.n.,n.': " Buker 0 In 1, off Davis 1 In :."'.'. Mungo T In 7'i,. off Adams 3 In H,, u-b!;". 4.i" ' M P-Mui'W (Rosen). WP Davti. LP Maglle. (Second Came) Ab It O A, Nrw Vork Ah HO A Brooklyn Slanky 2b Galan. 3h Walker.rf Stevens lb Otmo.lf Brown. sa Sandlm.e Wfhber.n Herman Bilker p tHord ray 4 2 0 T'wav.ef-rf 1 1 1 III I 1 1 3 0 8 3 0 3 3 0 3 3 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 lt'smann,2b ntt rf Rurker rf f' KluttT.e Sr' Kerr ss Revea Ih Volselle, p 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 8 3 3 1 3 .10 2 3 1 3 8 1 I 0 Totall '8 8 la x Tyiti s a nniirn mr y rnifT in TIT' O tBslled foe Tinker In seventh . iCilled account of darkness) Brooklyn 0 0 0 8 8 81 New York 8 8 4 S 8 -e .','.BIr".,, """''I' "'"hi" Ren. ?RII-tndlork Stsnkv, Ht-fiardelU, ott. SB Schemer, BB-Wehher 2. Volselle 4. Buker srv Wehher 2. Volselle 3 Boker 2. H-Off wrhher 3 In 4 Innings; (iff Buker 1 In 3. lp werihfr. Hurls Braves, Phils Split BOSTON, Sept. 2. (UP)-The Boston Braves celebrated "Tommy Holmes Day" by beating the Phil lies, 6-3, in the. first game today with Holmes playing a big part. The Phillies took the second contest, 5-4. With the score 1-1 as the third started. Holmes hit his twenty-seventh homer of the year. 'After Morris Aderholt reached base on an error, Chuck Workman hit the first of two homers. His second came in the eighth, and was his twenty-second. (First Came) Phlladrl'la Ab.H.O.A. Boston AbH.O.A. Danlela,liD 4 ATn'Ut-3b 4 4 012 0 W'term n,2b 4 1 0 S'm n k.3b-c 4 Holmes. rf 3 Aderholt. If 4 Workman, 3b 4 4 powen.n DIMag' Andrews, c Cll' 4 Masl.e Mauney. p Culler, as Wrlfht.p Mont judo Foxx,p-lb Total! 35 8 24 S Total! 32 8 27 10 Philadelphia 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 Boston 01400001 a E Koxx. RBI Andrews, Triplett 2, Culler 2, Holmes, Workman 3. 2BH DIMagglo. HR Triplett. Holmes. Workman. SB An drews. Aderholt, Glllenwater. BB Foxi 1, Mauney 1. SO Foxx 1. Mauney 3. Wright 2. H Off Foxx, 3 In 2 Innings; Mauney, 5 In 8. LP Mauney. (Second frame) Phlladel'la. Ab.H.O.A. Boston Ab.H.O.A Daniels. 2b 1 1 ShJpe. lb 4 17 0 Ant'n'll,3b Foxx. lb 3 1 3 10 0 0 W't l'n,2b-si 4 Holmes, rf 4 Medwick.lf 4 Workman. 3b 4 GU' 3 Hofferth.c 2 Culler, ss 2 aderholt,2b 1 Jevery.p 1 Nelson 1 twhltoher o Hutehlngs.p 0 J Ma si 1 Hend'kson.p 0 Triplett. If powe l.rf DIMag' Semlnlck.c Kraus.p . Karl.p Totall 34 to 27 18 Batted for Javerv In fifth. meman 1 tRan for Nelson In fifth. Batted for Hutchlngs In seventh. SBatted for Culler In eighth. Batied for Hendrlckson In ninth. Philadelphia uiiiim na Boston 00100002 14 nm-aumnrui, rowen, Honertn, Daniels, DIMagglo, Semlnlck, Workman 2, Nleman. LOB Boston 8. Philadelphia .8. 2BH An-tonelll 2. Powell, Medwlck, Workman. HR Holferth, DIMagglo, Nleman. 8 Kraus, Culler. BB Off Javery 3. Hendrlckson 2, Kraui 3. Karl 3. SO-By Kraua 8, Karl 1. Javery . Hutchlngs 2. WlldP Karl. HBP By Kraut ( Holmes 1. H Off Javery, In 8 Innings; Hutching!. 1 In 2 Innings; Hendrlck-IT.I 3,ln. 3 In"'"":. Krui, 8 In 7, Innings; Javery " """to"- WP-Kraui. LP Hogan Leads Tourney By Ttvo Strokes NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 2.- tur; utile Hen Hogan, Hershey, Pa., playing consistently brilliant golf, fired a 68 today to keep a two-stroke lead over Byron Nelson, Toledo, O., after the third round of the 513,333 Nashville Open tournament. Slipping only once to a bogey wmcn came on tne par-4 eighteenth hole, Hogan played a round he displayed in 1943 before he entered the Army and left tournament play. Nelson maintaining the sub-par pace fired a 67 today to gain a stroke on Hogan and give him a 201 total to Hogan's 199. Nelson, finding the long number one par-5 hole to his liking, started with an eagle-3 for the second day In a row, and finished the first nine with a three-under-par 34. Playing flawless golf on the backside, except for the fourteenth hole where he had a bogey, Nelson finished with a 33 to tie the low score of 67 for the day. Sammy Snead of Hot Springs, Va., also chalked up a 67 todav. Hitting his woods off each tee well toward the 300-yard marker. Snead played flawless golf on both sides to finish the third round with a 202 total, only three strokes behind Hogan and one behind Nelson. , After shooting a brilliant 66 yesterday, Jimmy Hines of Chicago had a 68 today for a total of 203 at the three-quarters mark to maintain his best golf of this year. Still finding the Richland Coun-try club course to their . liking, Johnny Bulla, Eastern Air Lines pilot from Atlanta, Herman Barron of White Plains, N. Y and Vic Ghezzi of Deal, N. J., were tied for fifth position with totals of 204. Other low scores for the day included Frank Stranahan of Montgomery, Ala., with a 69 and a third round total of 205; Jimmy Johnston, Dearborn, Mich., 68, for a total of 205 and Sammy Byrd, per ennial runner-up with a score of 70 for a total of 06 for the three rounds. Bob Cochran of St. Louis, continued shooting subpar golf and matched his two previous days' play with a 70 for a total of 206, to tie Al Nelson of Ponte Vedra, Fla., and Byrd for seventh place, only seven strokes off the pace. Red Vagnone Says John Pesek Tops Nation's Matnicn It didn't take Red Vagnone, popular California heavyweight wresller, very long to learn that he didn't belong in the same ring with John Pesek, Ihe Nebraska tiger man. That's what Vagnone told some of his friends last Tuesday night, following his meeting wilh Pesek at Collins Sport Acres. "I wasn't in there two minutes when I realized I was up against a hopeless situallon," Vagnone stated. "You simply can't do anything wilh a fellow you can't hold. I don't know how he does it, but Pesek's moves seem to be awkward. "Then the first thing you know be isn't where you think he ought to be. I have been around when the boys have compared Londos, Lewis, Pesek, Santell, Marshall and Browning. I've met them all except Browning and I'm here to say Pesek is the tops. Ad Santell would run a second best in my book," the popular redhead concluded. Fesek Is scheduled to meet Ivan Rasputin, the powerful Russian heavyweight, here Tuesday night at the Perry and Bayard streets sport center. He will be forced to Rive away some 40 pounds in weight and will be facing an opponent who -goes in for rough-anri-tumhle wrestling. Their bout will be for two out of three falls, with a no-mlnute time limit. Tuesday's tag-team match Is attracting considerable local attention. It Is a return battle featuring Frankle Talaher and Whltey Whlttler as partners, with the two Turks. All Aliba and All Pasha furnililng the opposition. . One -Hitter As Cooke Wins Women's Net Title By OSCAR .FRALEY FOREST HILLS, N. Y Sept. 2.-(UP) After 'three years of inaction, pig-tailed Sarah Palfrey Cooke came back today to regain the National Amateur Women's tennis title from defending champion Pauline Betz, 3-6, 8-6, 6-4, as Bill Tal-bert of Wilmington, Del., reached the men's finals with a victory over Ecuador's Pancho Segura. Talber had dusted off Segura, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4, when the two Los Angeles women resumed their old rivalry on the famed center court. It was there that Mrs. Cooke had beaten Miss Betz in the 1941 finals before retiring to raise a son. Since then Miss Betz has ruled the roost and this time was shooting for her fourth consecutive title to tie the record held by Helen Jacobs, It looked for a time as if Miss Betz might do it, as the red-haired ex-waitress came from behind to win the first set. But Mrs. Cooke, displaying her old wizardry, rallied to win the next two sets and regain the title. Bitter Battle It was a bitter battle all the way, mostly from the back court, that held 10,000 chilled spectators breathless as the two west coast women matched shot for shot in long exchanges. But in the end it was the accuracy and finesse of the old school the craft of such as Helen Wills, Helen Jacobs and Alice Marble which conquered the slamming tactics of the younger generation. That corner-hitting marksmanship, the same as that which Tal-bert used to defeat Segura and advance to tomorrow's men's finals against defending champion Sgt. Frankie Paiker, had Miss Betz under pressure all the way. Mr3. Cooke broke fast for a three to one lead In the first set before Pauline , came to the net with angled drop shots that brought her even at three games all. She held her ervice in the eighth and then ; ON THE Slit AUKIIVEnSARY'OF LABOR SAY L v j r ; Ml " HE 0fl)aMMC3 IHilSSIiaiE held her serve for victory In the ninth game.-. Again it was Mrs. Cooke off on top in the second set as passing corner shots broke Pauline's delivery in the second game. Both held service then until Miss Betz broke back in the ninth game. But Mrs. Cooke altered her tactics in the fourteenth game as she charged the net and tied up the match. Bets Rallies ' It appeared, as the third set started, that Miss Betz would make It four straight titles. Mrs. Cooke lost service in the third game in her anxiety to make kills at the net and trailed 2-1. But she went back to her corner smashing and broke right back through Pauline's delivery. Pauline went ahead once again in the seventh game with a service break but once again Mrs. Cooke came back to square it up. She held her own servcle in the ninth game and then smashed through Pauline's delivery -to re- Bishop Stansell Class E Champs Bishop Stansell won the 1945 class E amateur baseball championship of Dayton yesterday afternoon by edging the Hearthstone Merchants, 4 to 3. Bishop Stansell was off to a lead by tallying twice in the opening frame but the losers battled back and finally deadlocked the count at 3-all in the top of the fifth. The new champions, how-ever, scored the run that brought the title in the bottom half of the same inning. Bob Likowetz hurled three-hit ball for Bishop Stansell and struck out 10. Lego for Hearthstone pitched good ball and collected two of his club's hits. The icor: Hearthstone Merchant! 0 1 8 8 3 0 01 S 4 Bishop Stansell 301010 I 4 1 Batteries Lefo and Fiemins, Luuwcu Supper. lor the vtal the achievement On this well - enjoy leitful, TO TNG o tfy JUBILEE Cards gain the championship she held in 1941. ' Talbert was hitting the corners much as if he was using a squirrel gun in his semi-final round win over Segura. . Segura, three-time national intercollegiate champion, ranked third among the men, gave it a game try but he didn't have the shots or the forcing game necessary to beat "Long Pants Billy" of the kneelength shorts. Segura took a 4-to-l lead in games in the opening set only to have Talbert push him back from the net with corner-nicking shots, charge on to even the count and then win going away to blast little Pancho's long-cherished dreams of winning the title. For four years the kid from the Andes had tried for the big one. Two times he failed miserably but in the past two years he had marched to the semi-finals as one of the favorites. Both times it was the travelled Talbert, who has lived at Wilmington, Indianapolis and Cincinnati, who crushed his dreams. . It looked for a while as if this time Segura might make it. Charging the net with effectiveness as he and Talbert squared off in the famed center court, Pancho forged into a 4-to-l lead as Talbert netted shot after shot. But then Talbert rammed back through Segura's service three straight times, lost his own once and put the set away by ruining Segura's delivery with cross court drop shots in the twelfth game. From there on it was no contest. Pancho tried but he just didn't have it. Talbert smashed through Segura's serve in the fourth game of the second set for his winning 6-3 margin and duplicated in the tenth game of the second set for his winning 6-3 margin and duplicated in the tenth game of the third set for his 6-4 match triumph, holding his own service all the way. part they have played In of Final Victory. earned holiday, relax refreshing this Beer of "old-time" taste goodness has won Increased popularity Dayton Branch: GEORGE E. THOMA, Mgr. 26 H, McGee St. KE 4103 And Cubs' Split0 Umpires Of Past Years Were Courageous Lot NEW YORK. Sept. 2.--AP) Umpires are dignified, respected citizens today, but there was a time when only a courageous, hardy soul would assume the duties of the man in blue. The players in those days were tobacco-chewing, alr-splittlng cuss-ers and the arbiters had to be hardened as well as rough and tough to absorb all the abuse heaped upon them. Hardly a day went by when they weren't ac costed by player or fan, and were invited to go behind the stands. Take the year 1906, for instance. No tougher crew of umpires lived than Tim Hurst, he of that iron jaw and fist; Jack Sheridan, the disciplinarian; Jack Johnstone, the defiant; Hank O'Day, with the biting tongue, who carried ear muffs among his paraphernalia; Silk O'Loughlin, who added insult to injury with his singing verdicts., and Bill Klem, who sever took a backward step from anyone. Once Hurst chased Clark Griffith, then manager of the New York Highlanders clear around the park three times for handing him a lemon that someone in the stands had thrown at the old fox. Another time Johnstone was denied admission to the Polo Grounds by the Giants' gatekeeper on orders from McGraw, because on the previous day the umpire had called a close decision against the Giants. In Johnstone'a absence, McGraw ap pointed Sammy Strang, a Giant substitute, as umpire and when the Cubs, who were the Giants' opponents, refused to heed Strang's cry of "play ball," the "umpire" awarded the game to the Giants on forfeit. Of course it was not allowed by League President Harry Pulliam. Klem's first day as umpire was almost his last. On the very first play, he exiled Manager Fred Clarke of Pittsburgh to the bench. A few minutes later, Manager Fred i Tenney of Boston was ordered off - f f" cod il i ;; i r - ' ' j I; film ftfn I I .I f:' On THE FIRST LADOR DAY DRUCKS VAS 30 YEARS OLD LABOR DAY was Inspired by an annual parade of the Knights of Labor in New York City during the 1880's. In 1894, Congress passed a bill making the first Monday in September a national holiday. . Brocks Beer was 38 years old on that original LABOR DAY, having been born far back In 1856. And In every single year "since it was first brewed, the field. At the end of the game Klem was attacked by the followers of both teams. The windup was that both the umpire and the officers who assayed to protect him had to remain locked in the players' dressing room for hours until the angry mob had dispersed. Things were so bad that one Alderman Zimmer of Chicago introduced an ordinance forbidding the heaving of pop bottles at umpires. The reaction of the players and managers was typical of the era. Griffith of the Highlanders, "Mr. Zimmer should add that bottle throwers who miss the umpires should be subjected to fines or imprisonment or both." To which Alderman Zimmer hastened to reply, "These gentlemen have me all wrong. It's not the umpires I'm worried about. Some innocent persons might be hit by a widely thrown projectile. It's my duty to look out for the welfare of the decent people." 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