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- -t Rafferty, Armitage In Windy p It will be Doll Rafferty of Milwaukee against Jackie Armitage of New Kensington In the ten-round windup at the Zivlc Arena tomorrow night. Chuck Gibbons of Ellwood City will box Willie Grier of Pittsburgh and Don Free of eJannette will oppose Willie Guy of New Kensington in two of the four rounders. Art Swlden, local heavyweight, will go to Oakland, Calf., for a te - rounder with Dave Whitlock or "une 22, the same night as th sh mr P! nar 'ie Walcott-Ezzard Charles f n Chicago. His stable-' ckle Lyons, probably will , !n one of the prelimini-f the latter card. Tt nateur boxing bouts will feah the July 4 sports program it the Fairgrounds In Sout! ?ark, Carmen Bosco, rec-reatlaa supervisor for the County, announces. , , Rudy Zadell of Barberton, O., who recently fought a draw with Tony Riccio in the rain at Miami, will return there for a bout with Bobby Dykes Wednesday night, The Jeannette Rotary Club will' stage an amateur sliow at the Jeannette athletic field Wednes day night, proceeds of which will go to the club's charity and welfare fund. Eight bouts are carded, one of them featuring Don Parsley, hometown star. An outdoor boxing show will be held In the Moundsville Penitentiary Tuesday night. No cracks now! A ten-bout amateur card for the benefit of the underprivileged children's fund of the Kiwanis Club will be held at the Carnegie High School field at 8 p. m. Wednesday. Judge Henry X. O'Brien will be master of ceremonies and Gene James and Bill Higgle will box the heavyweight main bout. y. Jimmy Bivins and Al Mar- chiano will box the semi-final to a bout between Artie Levine and Dick Wagner in Cleveland Thurs day night. , Big Gate Seen For Title Go DETROIT, June 11.- (AP.) Confident Marcel Cerdan tapered off training today for defense of his world middleweight title against Jake La Motta in Briggs Stadium . Wednesday night. Indications were that a crowd of about $30,000 would pay a gross gate of about $300,000 to see Cerdan's first defense of the crown he won from Tony Zale on a twelfth round knockout last Sept. 21. Cerdan rated about a 9-5 favor lot of La Motta monev was re- ported showing up this weekend; and some observers said Cerdan 1 would be about a 7-5 shot at fight time. ' La Motta followers figured that the 15-round distance on a" hot Might would be a help to Jake, Who is six years younger than the 32-year-old French champion. It marks the first title shot Xor La Motta, the burly Bronx (N. Y.), battler who . has been around pro rings for nine years. Under a ruling by the International Boxing Club, parent -of the OJympia Stadium Corp. the official promoters of the fight there will be - no . radio, television, newereel or movies of the fight. Yank Hurler Finds Dieting Is Bunk NEW YORK," June ll.-Frank Shea, New York Yankee pitcher, is convinced that dieting is the bunk. ';'h!';' v';. Frank was a freshman sensation two seasons ago, but fell victim to the sophomore jinx last year. " His " personal ' jinx consisted entirely of excess poundage. So he went on a diet last winter, He lost all the weight he wanted to, and figured that he would remain in perfect shape with the start .of the ;. regular Eeason's play. But then he developed an infection in his neck, which forced him to abandon almost all physical activity. : And now, instead of remaining in the pink of conditio , he finds himself slowly but surely putting back on the weight which he had so painfully lost in the off season. Montgomery Held On Lottery Charge PHILADELPHIA, June 1L (AP.) Former lightweight boxing champion Bob Montgomery was held in $500 bail for court today on a lottery charge, detective Sgt. Thomas McDermott reported. Two nolicemen, Samuel Cohen and William Haywood, testified at a hearing before Magistrate Jules Forstein that they saw Montgomery receive an envelooe on ; a street corner vesterday from Thomas Goode, 27. They said they arrested both men and confiscated the envelope which contained 76 plays in a numbers lottery. Both Montgomery and Goode were charged vith setting up and maintaining t lottery. Wilks Long String ST. LOUIS, June 11. -Ted Wilks, , Cardinals -relief pitcher, had a string of 77 consecutive mound appearances without a ton, O. loss come to an end last season I Races are sanctioned by the when he lost to Cincinnati 5-4 inTri-State Racing Assn, DEMON DRIVER -:- Bv r :.; yy- .h,-i-t . Will to&tPVMP Holland nP CP4DIAld3; WAJAJER ,TH JAJDIANAPOLIS SPEEDWAV iVii 1. iii 1 MAJCT Ul? FIRST r,' Vc Mff iETifl nn.AULE TRIUMPH WHEAi HE DRIVES IA1 TODAYS BIG CAR RACES AT HEIDELBERG RACEWAY Holland Headlines Heidelberg Races Field at Heidelberg Raceway Car -' No. Driver .Residence Car Make 1 Johnny Mantis Los Angeles Offenhauser 1 Spider Webb Indianapolis Offenhauscr 2 Tommy Hinncrshitr Reading Offenhauser 5-i-Mark Light Lebanon, Pa. Offenhauser 7 Lee Wallard Schenectady, N. Y. Offenhauser 8 Len Koenig Lebanon, Pa. Offenhauser 14 Hal Cole Indianapolis Offenhauser 14 Buster Warke Allentown, Pa. Offenhauser 28 Dutch Culp Allentown, Pa. Cragar 28 Bill Holland Heading; Offenhauser 31 Jimmy Feariek Paterson, N. J. Hal 3G Bill Gause Boiling Springs, Pa. Hal 38 Mack Hellings Van Nuys, Cal. Offenhauser "Dick Fries Scranton, Pa. Riley Freddie Bailes Beckley, W. Va. Iddings Hal Len Shaw Nt. Airy, N. C. Riley '"Car numbers not yet assigned. The charge of the "500" Race way today when professional AAA big car auto racers return tor the second ot a series Qualifying time trials start at 1 o'clock, with the first race listed for 2:45. A sample of the big Indianapolis Speedway race is to be offered with the running of -the feature event, a 30-lap finale, presenting 500 champion Bill Holland and six other Indianapolis notables. - , Making his first half-mile dirt-track start since his Memorial Day conquest, Holland will be flanked by Johnny Mantz, seventh-money winner; Lee Wallard, Mack Hellings, Tommy Hinnershite,. Spider Webb and Hal Cole. . Wallard was forced out of the 500 by clutch trouble after leading at 100 miles, and the other four drivers had qualifying mishaps. " -. . The falling of the green banner today will see the fulfillment of a life's dream for Sam Nunis, race director. Ever since entering the speed field nearly 30 years ago, he has yearned to present an Indianapolis winner to the dirt track public. In presenting Holland, his neighbor , from Reading, Nunis brings to Heidelberg a record-smashing champion who set an all-time high at the 500 with $51,575 in winnings and a speed average of 121.377 miles an hour. Nunis announced late yesterday that Johnny Parsons of Van Nuys, Cal., telegraphed that he would be unable to compete in the races because his car is not ready. Dirt track stars down to rival the 500 drivers here include Mark Light, ; Buster Warke, Len Koenig, Jimmy Feariek, Freddie Bailes, Bill Gouse, Len Shaw, Dick Fries and Carl Ott. Four 10-Jap heat races, a match event and the time trials precede the 30-lap attraction. Rain checks from the deferred races of May 22 will be honored. MIDGETS- WASHINGTON, Pa., June 11. Another 1 seven-event midget auto race program is scheduled for Friday night at the Ardenl Downs Speedway. Seven events are listed for the new one-third mile track. Four elimination sprints, one Australian pursuit' race, a helmet dash and a 20-lap I feature will round out the pro-; gram. Time trials start at 7 with the; first regular event at 8:30 day-, light saving time. - j Among the entries are Al Weber of Akron, Shorty Drexler of Louville, O., Dick Linder of ' Pittsburgh, Buddy Martin ot j Cleveland, Bill Gray of Omaha! and Merle Mathews of Barber-1 rrvsWT1 OF UG RECORD. will reverberate at Heidelberg with a seven-event program. AMA Jr. Track Recarded For Saturday By GE6RGE KISEDA The annual Allegheny Mountain AAU juior track champion ships at Schenley Oval yesterday played second fiddle to the weather,- rain forcing postpone ment of the meet until next Saturday. ' As a result, the Oval will be the scene of a doubleheader. The Allegheny Mountain AAU senior championships already had been scheduled for the same day, same place. The present schedule calls for the juniors to be run at 11 a. m., the seniors at 3 p. m. The entry list for both meets will bekept open until Wednes day, with blanks available as usual at the local AAU headquar ters, 604 Columbia Bldg., Fourth Ave. The AMA territory con sists of the entire state of West Virginia, Belmont, Jefferson -and Columbiana counties in Ohio and that part of Pennsylvania west of and Including Blair County. Here are the events for the two mcGts - ' JUNIORS 100, 220, 440, 880, mile, two-mile, high hurdles, low hurdles, high jump, broad jump, pole vault, shot put, discus, javelin. SENIORS 100, 220, 440, 880, mile, five-mile, mile walk, high hurdles, low hurdles, high jump, broad jump, pole vault, shot-put, discus,1 javelin. Heidelberg Raceway Pgh, Routes, 28 519, Near Carnegie TODAY Time Trials I P. M. First Race 2i45 ttrl suti it ftacunr In Bm. 52 00, M-50 " S3 00. InluU ttinfllBl Si.23. 111 Pritti Inc. Tu.) , SEE "500" CHAMPION Bt!X HOWARD Jack Burnley E SET A MEW 121 MILES A & I LJAIIO T INDIANAPOLIS.' Old Orchard Returns OLD ORCHARD, Me,, June 11. (AP.) The July 25-30 week'of grand circuit racing at the Kite Track here will majrk the return of major league harness racing to the oval for the first time since 1946. Some $60,000 in early clos ing events are scheduled for the week of competition, Including a $5,000 event for two-year-old trot ters. IU1 jy except & s art DEALERS AllfRhfity Auto fialet Co. 508 Galvetton Ave., Pittsburgh 13, Pa. Rfffhwrwid Blvd. fiaraf 3401 Bcchwood Blvd. Plttbfurgn 17. Pa. . . , , BAT Motor fteniet 3882 East Street Pittsburgh 14, Pa. Mt. Oliver Mntor ftalri 427 Brownsville Road Pittsburgh 10, Pa. ; Prter ft Pan! IHrshanko'i Gtrag 7246 Kelly Street , Pittsburgh a. Pa. Superior Hudson Inc. 521 3 Butler Street ' Pittihurga 1, Pa. - . WETEO StBlRBAX DEALERS AjMrnratl Carafe 601 rreeport Ave., Asp kn wall. Pa, Hughes A Troesdale 4 6Lh A Baldrldge Ave., BraddocH, Pa. , - Ronan Motor Cm. 433 East Main St., Carnegie, Pa. Woiihlnffion Ave. Garage 3115 Wort Iilng too Ave CUlrton, Pa. All-Hi-Star TiltCIf Until Saturday; The Optimist Club's third an nual All-Hi-Star benefit baseball came, scheduled for Forbes Held yesterday, was postponed because of rain and reset for West Field, Munhall, next Saturday at 2 p. m. All tickets sold for yesteraay s came will be honored. The came annually maicnes srnmr l -star teams irom iu? City League and the WPIAL, with the latter selections being limited to Allegheny County. Phil Scout Stole Lopata From Tigers PHILADELPHIA, June 11. -Stan Lopata, Philadelphia Phillies catcher, must be labelled strictly as stolen goods and a good catcher at that. ;' 1 Lopata made his first bid for major league fame at a tryout the Detroit Tigers conducted a few years ago in their home Briggs Stadium. In the stands watching the Tiger hopefuls work out, was Eddie Krajnik, a Phillies" scout. After the drill he waited under the stands for Lopata, and before the Tiger magnates knew- what was happening, he signed the youngster to a Phillies contract, a hot piece of baseball hijacking. Cheese Champ Tag Not for-Gonzales LOS ANGELES, June 11. (AP.) National amateur tennis champion Richard (Pancho) Gonzales remains the hope and the despair of austere fathers of the United States Lawn Tennis Association, The muscular Mexican lad has embarked on his serious 1949 campaign which he honestly believes will carry him to triumphs at Wimbledon and Forest Hills, and beyond the whispered thought that he is a cheese champion. Lehigh Golfers Good BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 11. Lehigh University's golf team has not been beaten on its home course in 18 intercollegiae mats course In ' 18 intercolelgiate matches over a two-year period. AAarkeS- Coast Siyjlix uttsells all other cars- tbe three lowest-prked makes - DM 38 BhfflR AREAS From North, South, East, and West, the records are pouring in. Actually, in 54 market areas, Hudson is outselling all other cars, regardless of price! In 254 additional market areas, Hudson is outselling all other cars except the three lowest-priced makes! Here's the car that offers not just a little "more", but the most of all the things you want most in a motor car. Yes, the New Hudson is COME TAKE THE A. J. Kpbe " Cliff Mine Road, R.D. 3, Coraopolls, Pa.- , ; Henke Mntor Bd. R.D. 3, Tarentum. Culmervlile, Pa. Jnnn-Lyne Motor Cn. Inc, 3109 West Liberty Ave., ( Dormont, Pa. Puqnnne Aatn Sales Inc. 10 So. Duquesoe Ave., Duquesne, Pa. fllassprt Central G a rate 502 Mononerahela Ave. ' Glanport, Pa. Crltrlilow Motor Co. Harts Run Huad. h.D. 2 Cteusiiaw, Pa. Vitlianu A Wins Pen McKfei'xwi. Blvd. Huraestead, Pa. Earl O. Jonea Wlndrap ftoad and Berry St- lagiam, pgh. &, Pa. Krllv Mrttflra 'il 6 8Ui Ave., McKfttport. Pa. Kirlic Rales Hrrvlee 656 Broadway, UcKres Rocks, Pa. C. W. Brown Jn4 A Crawl Avn., Neville bland. Pa. Moore Entries Received Fqr Swim Meet" The entry lists are open for the Sun-Telegraph's three big AAU swimming meets July 4, Aug. 7 and Sept. 5. Earliest entrants for the Independence Day meet, scheduled for PU-asant Valley Pool, North Side, are Herbert Pfhul ana ;ugcnp wuk of the Jonns town Pin Center. Hoth will compete in the Allegheny Mountain AAU junior 100-meter free Style which will be just one of 11 events. The headliner will be the National AAU junior 200-meter breast stroke for men. Here are the other events: Men and Boys aau miiior lOO-meter trw tvU, AMA icmor 40u-ikL1- ffe. Lyt relny AMA junior JOlt tiK".T IwK smalt'1, AMA tmior lM)..mfter nulivuiiiiit tmrtu. &0-mtff tn1,- tyle lor tnvs H ami uiulrr. Woman and (iirli: AMA rtor lOB-mrti-r tiTl tro AMA K'timr 3un-im'i IMt-virtual iiuHik'y, AMA ttmntr 4(.iu-iiv'tr ly!e relay AMA junior M)-mur r lllyle, AMA Junior 100-meler tocfc itmke. 10D-iwur free ity!e for mvli'ta, &0-tnetr Ire Myle for girls 14 ami undrr. uury maims tor tne sun-ieie-graph meets are available at the Sun-Telegraph sports department, city swimming pools, AAU headquarters and the Dept., of Parks and Recreation. Meantime, the County Dept. of Parks and Recreation again is sponsoring a leain to-swim program at North Park Pool, Cor-rigan Dr. Pool and Sully Pool, South Park. The program, open to anyone at least scVcn years old, will fun from July 11 to Aug. 19, with classes on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Local Athletes Win Insignia at Lehigh BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 11.-Five students from Pittsburgh and vicinity were among tho 131 athletes receiving Lehifih Uni versity insignia for participation in spring sports. The largest number of varsity emblems went to members of the track squad. Sixty three freshmen received "CJIass of 1952" numerals for baseball, lacrosse, tennis and track. Pitts- burghers named as recipients were Leif E. Arentzen, 63 May-fair Drive, and Herbert D. Kindle, 271 Jonquil Place, freshman baseball; John V. Kimcrer.SHll Ferrer St., freshman track, and Herbert T. Lorentz Jr., 7G6 Country Club Drive, varsity lacrosse. Ldng-Time Job for Bob Bob Kiphuth has been coach-in,? Yale's swimmers since 1917. after Market . to Coast THRILLING HUDSON Snyder Brothers 1420 Fifth Ave. ' New Kensington, Pa. GoHrk'g Garaee Highland A Seventh, Pttcatrn. Pa. James Mauro Motor Company 3JB Chestnut Street Se wick ley, pa. Joseph Paper Motor Sales 915-5H7 Mnm Street Sharpsburg, Pa. Rosedale Garare Verona Road, Verona. Pa. Wolff Motor Company &U2-&04 Penn Ave. Wllklnsburg 31, Pa. OHIO DEALERS ' DoveVspike Motor Sales 6oO Walnut Street iual Liverpool, Ohio !Vnl Bros. Oarase . Oft Railroad Ave., Apollo, Pa. tarrett Motors, Inc. sn Seven til Ave., Beaver KalA, Pa. , Ira P. ShovPRlitll Maple St.. Brooaville, Prnni, jwstn BroR. 4-tfl S. Main St., Burgettstown, Pa. L. J. Forrht Hrtfia Rales-Srrvlc 333 North McKeaii Street Butler, Pa. Imfteratore Saks it Service -115 Ashland Ave., Canonsburg, Pa. Reeves Motor, Inc. 'SOS Ftrti St., Cnarlerol. 'Pa. fast Side Gsrare jjuEoia Ave. aitd 1st St.,. Iu Bois, Pa Befhncr's Garafe Bret. inc. 720 W9it MWton 618 Market St., SteubenvlUe, Oho Greensburg, Pa. Wearer Mntor Sales Mayer Motor Service 705 W. Market St Warren, Ohl 44-46 Clinton bt-, CJrtfnvilli, Pa. PKNh'STLVAJilA DEALERS J ! if' Mw" Bomrry St.' Maytem Wagnee al Servfee HoUiuavsbmg, Pa. 134-12S Ktehl St., Altqutppa, Pa. Mftrwn Tire Supply C. Jaeob Motor Company PhilPdelphia St. B31-835 34th Altoona, Pa. Indiana, Pa. AMA Calendar BOXIMI Jim IS- Parrel! Housfc, Club show at Jim 1 i 1 lie) cl I Ir.H OU lt; ,"1. ( , SilOW tic July i County show at south iMrk. Jun IS Si'ttlor tnudoor dutmiwustiljia, Schf.ify Oval, July nNtttfcHiM AAU :il!omHw walk, Pittsburgh to Veinm Aug, 6 ik-xitUxii Cults' mmt, K imywwd Park. KH'IMMISU July 4 Sun-TeleKMpli morl, Plmant Valley Pool. July 24 Alwt at UfM'inUtWtt. July 2; Nivtie divmg meet, WfaxftM Vall.-y- Aiitf. 4Nfivlce meet prylimmarfc. Atv;, 7 itm-TlWfttlt rntfl, Mocrt Pool. Auk. 11--Novice tnrH si-rtuitiat round. Ami.'. l--N'iVtc HHPt fimiis. Zafopck World Record PRAGUE, -lime 11. (AP.)-The Czechoslovakia radio announced tonight that Emil Zalo-pek, the Olympic 10,000-nieter champion, had broken the world record for Ihul riistunrn by nearly seven second. Ills time, tlio radio reported, was 211 minutes 28.3 seconds. The listed murk Is 20:35.4 by iljo Ili'lno of I lnliind at Helsinki In I'M t. A COMPLETE SETUPPER AND LOWER TEETH NO MONEY DOWN-NO CARRYING CHARGE SAVEI LET US RESET YOUR OLD TEETH IN OUR NEWER LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIALS BRIDGEWORK FILLINGS CROWNS X-RAYS PLATES REPAIRED While Xou Wait Office Hours Monday, Wednesday Tuesday and Thursday, 9 A. M. to C4 Jl America's "4-MOST" Car 1- MOST beautiful 2- MOST rooipy 3- MOST road-vorihy MOST all-round V According to latent 194!) report far rrprfmmtattvt I. S. murketanmt, fmm H. L, Polk A Co., Hub national auihunty on autontomle ntgistrQtwna REVELATION RIDE Mnrmld'i yjQ Chambers Ave., Jeannette, GUIiikIv MM or, tne, 645 Frank! iii Street juhnstuwn, Penna. . Cnnnlnfhitm A ('raft 1 1 N, MrKeam M. KUtannine, pa. J. J, niPrlmi 331 Depot st. Latrooc, Pa, Kalmi-r'a Garage Leeciiburg, Pa, Jirlinvm'fl Auto Service 77tl-7(tt North Mam .4t. MeadvUle. ft. Hort'Mor Motor Knles Routt in. 6. Erie SUMt Mticer, Pa. Mori Sales tt Service, Inc. &ui ana inner A - e. lnunc&.teti, i'4, Cxtle Garare 217-21S N. Mltl Niw Castle, Pa. rifrkfnUl!' .arasi Relitl Street. Oil City, Ta. Ctirfhi.k Vut'ff Cm Mala Bircet, Ri Undmg, Bit. JUNE l, 1949 PAGE 37 fittbiir&h Sunday SUM TELEGRAPH Stock Cars Feature Canfield Races CAN FIELD, G June U.-Offi- dais of the Canfield Byecdwav will feature modified stock car racing Wednesday night, June 22. Those cars are mostly coupes and must have 80 per cent of the fenders in place. This type of racing has been rather sensational In the eastern part of the country. Among the midget car drivers operating stock cars will be Elmer Wilson, George Jackson anil liuildy Huscman of Toledo, O, Additional entries will run the total to 20. Drivers will run on the quar ' tcr mile midget track for a sprint program of four heat races, ar Australian pursuit race, tw semi-finals and a feature event. 32 years at Lehigh ".KTIILFJIEM, Pa., June 11,-Fay C. Uartlett, director of phj sical education at Lehigh Univer sity, this month completed 32 , years of service here and received an engraved desk pen set from the faculty. TRUE STORY Bill Where'i all the net fani thcit days? Jack At Atcot tul, of oouncl For Clubhomt Rtititodons PHONE Akron, Walbridtft 0S1! DR. MORGAN EXTRACTIONS ASLEEP OR AWAKE and Frftay, 8 A, M. to t P. M, B P. M. Saturday, 9 A. M. to 4 P. M, performance Armattt fiarngr RtmeMtburg', Pa Weln Mntor Companr 1 1 i3 Eat Stat ajtreet Sharon, Pa J E, Hcrrlnc Mttor Company 1001-1009 N. Center Avenue Somerset, Penna. tcnlril Ant Sale 63 North Caliaua Ave. tfnloutuwn, Pa. A ti Runt Manelfesl Auto Co 312S Culuaibia, VaodeigriU, P. ntt'Ctrlland Motor Cn. 4) Kai Wyn Avenue WastiUigtOfl, Pa,. V . :,. WEST VIKOIN1A DEALERS Davjoiwi Bis. Oarage, Inc. ;41 CntSUiUt St, Wrsantnwn, W. Vt. -Kitt li.irtrr Motor Campany jih Iti Bilker Ave. M'Mifidfiviiif( W. VA Gtilnn M ter Co, , sos Cm Ttlen Ave. v Paiksisbuig. W. Vb. . ... 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