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Wednesday Evening, May 29, Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Eleven Weather Outlook Bright For 5 33 Drivers Give Racers tit -Mile Classic Final Shakedown Runs Predict Record of 130.840 MPH by the Late Bill Vukovich in 1954 Will Be Shattered. INDJANAPOLIS, Ind., (UP)—The S3 starters in the Memorial Day 600-mile auto race push their low slung roadsters onto the speedway oval today for final tests and ihakedown runs. , Some will practice tire changing and refueling against the stop watch. Others will check carbure- tion and cruise around the brick and asphalt course at a speed they hope to maintain for 200 Ipas in their bid for fame and glory in the nation's premiere gasoline derby. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., (UP)— Facts and figures on Thursday's 41st annual 500 mile Memorial Day auto race: Probable •attendance—150,000 (estimated) Weather—'Mostly fair and cooler. Starting time—11 a.m., cdt. Field — The 33 fastest cars in qualifications. , Jrize money — (guaranteed) $20,000 to winner, $10,000 to runner-up. Total purse, including accessory awards, expected to exceed $300,000. Radio — Speedway network of morj than 300 stations, beginning 10:45 a.m., c.d.t. until 3:15 p.m. Television—none. The weather outlook was optimistic. It called for "mostly fair and cooler"—a 100 per cent improvement over predictions for the two time trial weekends, when rain interfered on all but the final day last Sunday. Pit Stops Discussed Pafko Hopes He Can Help Braves' Drive MILWAUKEE (UP) - The way old man Andy Pafko of Milwaukee talked today he might have-just what the Braves need to shake them out of their slump. The veteran outfielder said although he's 36, he might have a few base hits left in him that could give the team a boost. "I keep myself in condition ready to go all the time," he said. Pafko frankly admits he probably couldn't play a full season, but with a little rest during the heat of the season, he's be able to play several'games at a stretch. "I'm not getting any younger, but I'm not the oldest in the league either. I can play if fellows like flank Sauer of the Giants and others- can," said Pafko, who broke into the National 1944 with the Chicago Cubs and helped spark them to a 1945 pennant. The old-timer said he didn't find it hard to stay in shape, but since he has been used for relief -play and pinch hitting in the past several years, he's had a hard time getting his batting eye. "I've always been a starter," Pafko said. "And if I don't play every day, it's hard to got my .iming." Berries NCC Title Hopes Snuffed Out Anderson Hands Logansport 11 To 1 Beating For Second Loss In Two Days Anderson dealt a killing blow to Logansport's hopes of sharing. tMe North Central conference baseball title Tuesday by routing the Berries, 11 'to 1 on the Indians' diamond. ' The setback in the wake of a 7 to 1 loss Monday to Marion was the third for Logansport against five victories. The Berries have double header with Wolf Lake at Riverside park Friday at 5 and 7 o'clock and close at Richmond Saturday. Marion needs only one victory in its two remaining games against Tech of Indianapolis and Jeff of Lafayette to win at least a share of the NCC crown. Two. triumphs will give the Giants a clean sweep. Jeff clipped Richmond, 2 to 1 Tuesday to keep its pennant hopes alive, The Bronchos at 5-2 lay at . Tech Friday and have a postponed _j : game with Marion. Richmond is now tied with the Berries at 5-3. The majority of pilots figured 'Pafko, who holds most of the on at least two pit stops.. Some Braves individual records because cars, like the big powerful' Novis driven by Paul Russo and Tony of his long tenure in the league, said he thought, the Braves will Bettenhausen, may make as many work themselves out of their four. "The smoother you drive, the more you'll conserve your tires," said former national driving king Sam Hanks, who is com.pe.ting in ihis 12th "500" "I plan to save my rubber so I'll have to make only two stops." Hanks was runner-up to Pat Flaherty last year. Jimmy Daywalt was one of the few speed merchants hoping to make just onn stop—" and we can do it, too," he added confidently. Although the racing fraternity differed on the number of pit stops, the consensus of opinion was the winner will stop three times for servicing. His car will be especially hard on tires because it is the "take charge" machine. Speed Record Seen There also was general agreement that the record of 130.840 jnph for the distance set by the late Bill Vukovich in 1954 will go by the boards. Estimates ranged from 131 to 137. Pat O'Connor, the pole sitter and lop favorite along with former' Je [ terson . s . surprisingly strong winner Troy Ruttman in a poll of slump. He said Hank Aaron, the team's best hitter, had been carrying the team thus far, but the strain on him is beginning to show and he needs some help. Pafko, a Wisconsin farmboy, broke into baseball as an infielder with Eau Claire in the Northern League in 1940. He stuck with the Cubs until 1951, when he was tradde to Brooklyn. He came to Milwaukee in 1953. He was a regular most of the time in 1953 and 1954, having his best season in the Braves first year here, 1953. He batted .297, hit 17 home runs and batted in 72 uns. Now, he's used mainly as a pinch batter and occasional starter. But Pafko, whose trademarks are the diving shoestring catches and head-first base sliding, feels he has enough zip for one more shot in what could be his last year in the majors. Anderson welcomed an unexpected amount of assistance from the Berries in the form of seven walks, a hit batsman and six errors to blend with their seven base hits. v ' • 1 The Indians scored three runs in the third and' were never headed. They poured across six runs in a big sixth inning rally, just for nsurance. Logansport again out-hit its rival, 9 to 7, but repeated a failure in the clutch • and left 10 runners stranded on the bases. A triple by Dave Loner and Harry Elliott's single accounted for the Berries' only rally in the sixth. Fred Schue and Loner each collected two safeties. The box score; Wily Warren Spahn Licks Red legs, 1-0 Braves Spoil No-Hit Attempt by Rookie Don Gross in Eighth on Bobby Thomson's Triple and a Frank Torre's Single. If there are any members of the Dodgers and the Giants harboring misgivings about their proposed transfers to California, they ought to consult Warren Spahn. Since moving west with the old Boston Braves lo Milwaukee fouri 1 years ago, Spahn has proved he I is just as good pitching on the! _, .... . , , , shores of Lake Michigan as he;. Three all-time State high school was during his younger days on, track and field marks were on the North Sets Three State Track Marks By UNITED PRESS Jefferson, Webster Post Grade Victories "Hundred - Mile - An - Hour Club" members, predicted the race would Wildcats and the Daniel Webster Warriors registered one-sided wins over tough foes in the city grade be faster than last year. But how | scho(>! baseball i eaglle Tuesday, fast "will_be governed by the yel- Jeff pount jj n g the Tipton Tigers in- low light. The yellow light signals aa accident or other obstruction on the track and automatically slows down the field. It flashed on 11 times last year, thus holding down Flaherty's winning speed of 128.490. The 1956 champ will watch the race. He is recovering from injuries suffered in a dirt track event last summer. Ortiz Seeks 24th Straight Ring Win CHICAGO, (UP)—Unbeaten Carlos Ortiz, hoping to run his win streak to 24, takes on converted- Parisian Felix Chiocca in a 10- round lightweight- televised fight. • tonight. Oritz, 20, who has knocked out nine of his 23 victims to date, said he wasn't necessarily going'for a (knockout against Ohiocca, who has lost dnly five of 33 bouts. "I'll wail and see," said Ortiz, a native of Puerto Rico who now lives in Now York. "I always look 'ifor an opportunity to put across & knockout punch but I don't plan lo spend the whole fight waiting for a chance to throw that one blow. I'll keep fighting throughout." . Chiocca, 23, a native Venezuelan who adopted Paris as his home a few years back, recently whipped Teddy (Red Top) Davis. In all, Chiocca has lost only one fight in the past three years. Of his 27 wins, five of them have been on knockouts. He has had one draw. to submission at Grain Field 12-5 and Daniel Webster routing the Columbia Red Devils at Tower Park 12-2. Loganspnrt Watson rf E. Thomas rf Schue cf• Loner 3b Elliott c Berndt ss Sweet ss O'Connor If Cart 2b Platt Ib Jones p Cuppy -p Totals Anderson Garr Ib Smith 2b Teague rf Simpson ss Young Ib Delph cf Roudebush c Gellinger 3b Furnish p Totals Scoring: Logan Anderson AB R H E 3001 1000 4020 3121 4010 2013 1000 3011 3010 3000 1010 1000 30 1 9 6 AB R H E 3100 the banks of the Charles River. The wily, 36-year-oM southpaw hooked up with Cincinnati's young Don Gross in an old - fashioned pitching duel Tuesday night at Milwaukee. Gross had a no - hit, no - run game going until the 'eighth inning when Bobby Thomson led off the frame with a triple and later scored on Frank Torre's single to give Spahn and the Braves a 1-0 victory. The Braves' triumph allowed them to move within 2% games of pace-setting Cincinnati and to within a half game of the Dodgers, who dropped a 3-2 11-inning decision to Pittsburgh Pirates. In other National League night games, Larry Jackson pitched the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-1 triumph over the Chicago Cubs, and the Phillies whipped the Giants, 16-8. Chlsox Down A's In American League action, the White Sox retained their two-game hold on first place by downing the Athletics, 3-1; the Indians shaded the Tigers, 4-3, and the Yankees scored three runs in the 10th inning to defeat the Red Sox, 8-5. Yesterday's Results American League Kansas City 000 100 000—16 1 Chicago • • 200 100 OOx—3 9 0 Coleman, Burnette (1), McDer mott (7) and Smith. Fischer (3-1) andLollar. Winner—Coleman (04). HR—Smith (4th) New York 101 030 000 3—8 13 1 Boston 100 030 001 0—5 9 4 Larsen, Ditmar (5) and Howard. Nixon, Delock (6) and Daley, White (6) Winner—Ditmar (2-0). Loser—Delock (2-4) .HR—Williams tilth) Cleveland Detroit 000 200 002—4 8 1 000 100 200—3 6 1 'and Wilson. Winner—Mossi (2-0) — Hoeft fl-1). HR — Boone , Tuttle (4th), Robinson (1st) Baltimore and' Washington 'were third best time ever run by a prep books, today in the wake of Tues(Jay's annual meet • between the powerful. North Central Confer-; Mossi, Narleski (9) and Hegan, ence and the Northern Indiana'Naragon (9). Hoeft, _Sleater (9) High School Conference". State champion Fort Wayne North accounted for all.of.the records as the Redskins paced the NiHSC 1 to. its fourth consecutive win over the NCC, 140V 2 to .68%. Pete Lundell ran the 440-yard dash in 48.8 to smash the old mark of 49.1 set by John Mullins of Gary Froebel in i!931 and tied .by Clyde Austin of South Bend Washington in .1955. Lundell also won the 100-yard dash in : 10-flat for North to account for two of the seven meet records broken. North's Frank Geist took the half-mile run in a sizzling 1:56.4. That bettered the all-time mark of 1:56.5 set by Ashley Hawk of North in 1942. And North's crack mile relay team, composed of Geist, Lundell, Jim Hattery, and Ron Bowman, had officials looking at their stop watches -a second time as they came home in 3:19. That was'the California Gold Rush To Be Re-Staged in '58 Dodgers and Giants Given Unanimous 0. K. to Move West; Redlegs May Shift to New York. CHICAGO, (UP)—The Brooklyn Dodgers and r?ew York Giants were set for the "California Gold Rush of '58" today in a package deal that may aiso transform the Cincinnati Redlegs into a New York franchise. The way for the most drastic revision of the major league baseball map in history was officially paved Tuesday when National League club owners unanimously consented to permit the Dodgery to shift lo Los Angeles and the Giants to San Francisco. The owners stipulated both clubs must make up their' minds before Oct. 1. official told the United Press the Redlegs will move to New York if the two other clubs move out. It was the same official who informed the United Press of the developments which occurred Tuesday. The Fury On All Fronts biggest bombshell, to hit baseball in years resulted in the following furious activity: —Mayor Robert Wagner of Nev/ sented to permit" the"'DodgersTo ; York said he wil1 " do everything : A,-,O»W ,„* tv,o mints I can to keep the Dodgers and not scheduled. Spahn allowed eight hits In chalking up his fifth victory of the season and his third over bhe Red- legs this year. He has always been tough on Cincinnati and how holds a 42-14 lifetime record against the Redlegs. Pittsburgh relief pitcher Elroy Face won his own game against tlie Dodgers when he scored on PeeWee Reese's wild throw to the plate in the llfch inning. Don Newcombe absorbed th e loss. The Phillies ran up their highest run total in nearly three years against the Giants, Winning pitcher Bob Miller, Rip Repulski, Willie Jones and Stan Lopat'a each drove in three runs. Johnny An : tonelli failed to retired a single batter as the Phils hopped on him team in national competition and only l.l seconds off lhe all-tim neational mark. .Other meet records fell in the shot put, high jump and half-mile relay. Tom Seifert of North I 421 o!' r ° r four runs in the first inning 413 oj an d handed him his sixth loss. 1200 3110 Moon Extends Streak Jackson, a relief pitcher, was 4010 awraded wilh his second start of 4 1 1 o tn e season against the .Cubs and 4201 3100 ,30 11 7 1 000,001,0— 1 003,H6,x—11 . ,, promptly set them down with only ' five hits. A single by Wally Moon enabled him to run his hitting streak through 21 games. Rookie Bill Fischer allowed only six hits in pitching the White Sox RBI—Elliott, Smith, Teague 2, Young, Delphi, Roudebush. SO— Jones 2, Cuppy 1, Furnish 2, BB— off Jones 7, off Furnish 1. HPB— by Furnish (Jones), by Cuppy (Gellinger). DP—Jones to Cart to Platt; Gellinger to Smith to Young. The victories weren't as sur-i Triple—Loner. Doubles—Teague, prising as the ease with which Jefferson and Webster accomplished their feats. Webster took off on a seven-run splurge in the first inning against Columbia and went on to win handily as Johnny White and Dick Dpnely held the northsiders to two hits, one of them a home run by Bob Haydcn. Danely, Bob Reed, Danny Vitello and Frank Vitello each socked a double for the Warriors. Jefferson sped Into a 7-1 lead in the first three Innings over Tipton and went on to win as Paul Little kept nine Tipton hits fairly well scattered.. Doug Poor got three hits, Don Baker, Don Speitel and Dennis Campbell each hit a double for Jefferson. Mike Smith got two hits to lead the Tigers. The results left Webster, Tiplon and Jefferson tied at 5-2 each for the season In second place behind Longfellow, which has lost only 001, 022 -i 593 Dale Morey Captures Fourth Tourney Win FORMBY, England (UP)—Dale MoPey of 'Indianapolis, Ind., defeated Frank Fawcett of England 5 and 4 in the fourth round of the British Amateur golf championship today. Morey and two other Americans stayed alive in the six-day match play tourney, while a fourth Yank was upset. Charlie Stowe of England tripped Jimmy McHale cf Philadelphia 1 up, narrowing the survivor list of Americans to three. Twenty-two were eliminated Monday antl Tuesday. FIRST FLIGHT First successful flight of a jot- propelled aircraft was made in August of 1950 by Socundo Campini of Italy, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. 12 9 2 Tipton ! Jefferson Fosler, M. Smith, McFatridge and Bell; Little and Poor. 331, 05x D. Webster Columbia 710, 22 - 12 7 4 100, 10 -- 2 2 4 White, Danely and Hillis; Clark, Hayden and Wood. Blind Partner Meet Held at Country Club Merry Bnllinger and Joan Powlen won the> blind partner golf tourney at the Logansport Country club links Tuesday with a total score of 121. Second place went to Marian Elliott and Colleen Myers with 122. A business program was conducted after lunch arid plans were made to invite all Country club ladies to the regular Tuesday program for either bridge or golf. Dykeman Ladies Day Mystery Golf Tourney Winners of the mystery golf tourney at the Dykeman Ladies golf program Tuesday were Dorothy Beldon, Helen Brown, Jean Heminger, Enid Jones and Betty Szewczyk.. Co-chairmen for the event were Mrs. Brown and Mrs. Jones. Ladies are reminded to place their reservations by June 3 at the clubhouse for the Rensselaer Invitational. Young. LOB—Logan 10, Anderson B. Winning Pitcher—Furnish. Loser— Jones. Time 2 hours. Major League Leaders National League Player & Club G. AB R. II. Pet. tfusial, St.L. 35 14fi 24 53 .363 Robinson, Cincl. 36 155 30 55 .355 >roat, Pitts. 32 128 16 45 .352 Mays, N.Y. 35.J34 26 46 .343 Aaron, Milw. 36 155 33 » .342 American League Williams, Bost. 34 118 24 48 .407 Mantle, N.Y. 35 116 30 43 .371 Bertoia, Det. 31 105 11 ,17 .352 c, Chi. 34 129 24 43 .333 Wertz, Cleve. 34 114 23 ,118 .333 Home Runs National League — Aaron, Braves 12; Moon, Cards 10; Musial, Cards 9; Ma thews, Braives 8; Snider, Dodgers 8. Amurlcnn League — WMiarr.s, Red Sox 11; Sievers, Senators'9; Zernial, Athletics 9; Mantle, Yanks 9; Skizas, Athletics 7. Runs United In National League — Furillo, Dodgers 33; Aaron, Braves 33; Musial, Cards 31; Robinson, Red- legs 27; Hoa'k, Rodlegs 27. American League —3ievers, Senators 33; Doby, White Sox 24; Wertz, Indians 24; Mlnosoi W-hite Sox, Tuttle, Tigers, Jensen, .Red Sox, and Mantle, Yanks, Jill 23. Pitching Trucks, Athletics 5-0; Jackson, !ards 8-1; Acker, Redltg-s 5-1; Sanford, Phils 5-1; (Four tied .with 4-1 each). ' MODIFIED THURS. NITS KOKOMO National League Chicago ' 000 000 010—1 5 1 St. Louis • 100 010 21X—5 9 0 Drabowsky, Littlefield (7), Brosnan (8) and Neeman, J-ackson (6-1) and H. Smith. Loser—Dra- bowsky (2-4). HR — Cunningham (2nd). General Maaanager Gabe Paul of be' Redlegs did not ask similar permission lo transfer -the Cincinnati franchise but a top baseball ooi ooo 010 oo—a 13 i ooo 010 010 01—a 10 i Brooklyn Pittsburgh Newcombe, Labine (11) ant Campanella, Walker "C6>. Friend, Purkey (9), Arroyo (9), Face (9) and Foiles. Winner — Face (2-3 Lros—oNewcombe (4-4). HR—<Jim- oli (5th) Cincinnati Milwaukee 000 000 000—0 8 0 000 000 Olx—1 2 1 Gross (4-1) and Bailey. Spahn (5-2) and Crandall. 413 030 500— 16 W 0 040 000 002—« 8 2 Philadelphia New York Sanford, B. Milter (2) and Lopata. Antonelli, Consuegra (1), Rid- zik (3), Margoneri (5), Grissom , , ,, , , . . . , !<7), McCormick (8) and Katt, heaved the shot aa feet 7% inches, winner—B. Jiller (1-1). Loser-i tine best in the state this season. Antonelli (3-6). HR-Schoendienst Bill Dunlop of Indianapolis Tech (» rc j) jj Miller (1st) leaped 6-3V4 to set a meet mark ( ' \ ' Cass Baseball Schedule Set The Cass county summer baseball league will begin its season with a full round of games on June 9, according to the schedule released loday. The North All-stars will'play the South All-stars to close the campaign on August 11. in the high jump and North's half- i mile relay set another meet stand-' ard .with a 1:30.9 clocking. Dave Lang of North tied the meet record in the low hurdles at 20 seconds flat. Other winners were Gerald Fleece of Marion with a 4:35 mile effort; John Ronchetli of Mishawaka in the high hurdles with 14.8; Benny Harris of East Chicago Washington with a leap of 21 feet, 6% inches in the broad jump; Ron Nelson of Hammond and Mike Johnson of Anderson who tied in the pole vault at 12 feet and Bill Satterfield who took the 220-yard dash In 22.3. North had seven winners and scored in every event except the pole vault and broad jump lo pace all team . scoring with 63 points. Hammond added 19, Gary Froebel 10, and M'is'hawaka, East Chicago The schedule follows: June 9— Young America at Score Convalescing At Home of Uncle HAGERSTOWN, Md., (UP) — Cleveland pitcher Herb Score conceded "It's up to.nature now" as he started an additional two-week recuperation period today at the home .of an uncle. The 24-year-old southpaw arrived here Tuesday from Cleveland, where he was hospitalized for three weeks, with a severe eye injury suffered while pitching against the Now York Yankees May 7. Before leaving the local airport for the home of his uncle, Arthur Flood, Score said, "I'll probably be here about two weeks and then the doctors will take another look at my eye." Metea^New Waverly at Washington Tp., Lucerne at Galveston, Tipton Tp. at Twelve Mile. June 16—Galveston at Young America, Washington Tp. at Tip- Ion Tp., Twelve Mile at Lucerne, Royal Center at New Waverly. June 23—Young America at Twelve Mile, Lucerne at Washington Tp., Tipton Tp. at Royal Center, Metea at Galveston. for NCC teams with 16 points.! June 30—Washington Tp. at Kokomo and Richmond added 13 .Young America, Twelve Mile at each and Indianapolis Tech 12. Mishawaka's Leroy Johnson, co- winner of the high jump in the state meet and holder of the na- to their win over the A's. He lost > Washington, and Elkhart 9 each his bid for a shutout in th e fourth! 10 the NIHSC tolal inning on a homer by Hal Smith.!. ' M ^ ncl °,^ e " tral pac .?, d Lll£ L s . c ° r ~ Tlie Red Sox came from behind '"" """' '""" '"" to tie the i Yankees, 5-5, on Ted Williams' llth homer of the saeson. But Hank Bauer doubled home two runs for the world champions in the 10th and then Gil McDou- gals singled home the "icer." A two-run pinch homer in the- ninth by Ed Robinson, who was released by Detroit only two weeks ago, enabled the Indians to defeat tlie Tigers. Don Mossi held the Tigers to only three hits in the first eight innings but was trailing 3-2 when he gave way in the ninth to Ray Narleski, who gained the victory. Metea, New Waverly at Tipton Tp., Royal Center at L'ucerne. July 7—Young America at Royal Center, Washington Tp. at Metea, tipn's best prep leap this season, I Lucerne at New Waverly, Galves- did not compete because of groin injury. The NLESC won the first three meets at Kokomo in 1952, 1953, and 1954. The last two meets, scheduled to Be run at Fort Wayne, were rained out. a ton at Twelve Mile. July 14—New Waverly at Young Indians Retain Slim First Division Hold INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — The Indianapolis Indians returned home for a one-nigfit-stand Tuesday and'retained their precarious position in the first division of the American Association by blasting last place Louisville, 12-4. Charley Williams banged out four safeties and Sam Mole blasted a solo homer in the third to. pace the Indians' 18-hit attack. America, Washington Tp. at Gal- veslon, Tipton Tp. at Lucerne, Royal Center at Metea. July 21—Young America at Tipton Tp., Twelve Mile at Washington Tp., Galveston at Royal Center, Metea at New Waverly. July 28—Lucerne at Young America, Royal Center at Twelve Mile, Tipton Tp. at Metea, New Waverly at Galvcston. August 4—Washington Tp. at Royal Center, Metea at Lucerne, Twelve Mile at New Waverly, Galveston at Tipton Tp. Major League Standings National League W. L. Pet. 25 13 .658 21 13 .618 21 14 20 15 17 18 15 21 11 22 10 24 .600 .486 .417 Cincinnati Brooklyn Milwaukee Philadelphia St. Louis New York Chicago Pittsburgh Thursday's Games Philadelphia at New York (2) Brooklyn at Pittsburgh (2) Chicago at Milwaukee (2) Cincinnati at St. Louis (2) GB 2 2% .333 11 •£ .294 13 Chicago New York Cleveland Boston Detroit Kansas City Baltimore Washington American League W. L. Pel. 23 10 .697 .029 .600 .500 .486 .459 22 19 21 14 19 19 18 19 17 20 13 22 12 28 Thursday's Games Cleveland at Chicago (2) Kansas City at Detroit (2) New York at Washington (2) Baltimore at Boslon (2) GB 7 8 .371 11 .300 liV Giants in scheduled New York, to take the Wagner is matter up today in an emergency meeting with other city officials. —Mayor Morris Poulson of Los Angeles arrived in New York to press the matter with President Walter O'Malley of the Dodgers and L.A. County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn predicted the Dodgers will announce in a few days th;it they are shifting to the West Coast city. —Tlie Ohio Legislature passed by a 110-2 vote a bill which would provide the Redlegs with a new stadium. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Robert A. Taft Jr., must, clear the Senate to become law.' —Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick called the NL owners' action "improper" because of minor ;?';4 league territorial rights involved. American Association W. L. Pel. WichHa 26 13 .667 St. Paul 23 14 .622 Minneapolis 26 1C .619 Indianapolis 2120 .512 Omaha 2020 ,500 Charleston 20 24 .45!; Denver M ofl .4-14 Louisville 732 .179 Tuesday's Results Omaha 1 Denver 0 (10 innings) St. Paul 6 Minneapolis 4 Indianapolis 12 Louisville 4 Charleston 6 Wichita 4 Today's Gomes Jenver at Omaha St. Paul at Minneapnlij- "ndianapolis at Louisville Charleston at Wichita Walton, Wegerts Win in Softball Walton's Lions downed tl er Hill AFB 728th Squadron He is witiiout power to block Hie proposed shifts, however. —In Washington, a United Press reporter said congressional reaction to the expansion of the league "is unquestionalby favorable." Rep. Emanucl Ccller (D-NY) and Rep. Patrick J. Hillings (R-Calif.) endorsed tiie idea when it was revealed exclusively by the United Press on Monday. Both O'Malley and Horac* Stoneham, owner of the Giants, stressed that they asked permission for the transfers "reluctantly" and left the door slightly ajar for New York City officials to change (heir minds. Ebbets Field Congested "Whether we exercise the permission we've been granted remains to be seen," said O'Malley. "I am aware of the fact that Iho people of Los Angeles and the government officials there are very anxious to have major league baseball. 1 think Brooklyn fans have been 100 per cent all right but we want a new ball park. Wu need a park where we can park cars and please fans. Right now, w* can park only 700 cars." "The league acted so that our club could be in a position to KO lo San Francisco," said Sloneham. "We like New York. But the support hasn't been there. We'd like to stay, but last year our attendance was away down (about 6:ii),000). If we did move, I wouldn't nir.d ano'jier club moving into New York at all." National League President Warran Giles confirmed that the Red- legs \yere asked whether they do- sired to transfer to New York at Tuesday meeting and said Pnul replied, "We aren't asking consent for anything." The United Press' informant pointed out that the Redlegs could "ask to move into a city until two teams currently there of-' August 11—North South rail-stars. all-stars vs. ; PKO-AM CHARITY NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (UP)— Four of their runs were scored in;Forty - two professional golfers, the second inning when they headed by Ben Hogaiv and Sam banged out six hits after two men were out. .Tony Ponce scattered nine hits effectively to run his record to 5-2. Snead, and 165 amateurs will compete today in a huge pro-amateur benefit tournament at the Wykagyl Country Club. m CIGARS atth* 408 E. Mark** NEW STATE FARM AUTO POLICY 44 EXTRA PROTECT!ON FEATURES! Careful drivers! Here's important newa from "the careful driver insurance company"—America's liu-g- Hst insurer of automobiles. 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