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BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE, NEW YORK, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER T2, T937. 26 Ml Questionnaire Rounds Out Ninth Victory by Winning Twin City 'Cag Colt Will Not Dodge Gallant Fox Futurity Promises Hot Struggle By W. C. VREELAND With Gallant Fox In his stall Questionnaire, which has always finished behind the champion, came Into his own. In saying this there is no thought to belittle the quality of the bay son of Sting Miss Puzzle. He's a tiptop race horse of the first-grade order. He won the famous Twin City Handicap at Belmont Park yesterday, which brought his total of winnings for the season up to $34,864. Questionnaire, although he was conceding weight by the scale to Petee-Wrack and actual weight to Curate, Hot Toddy and Dr. Freeland, was a top-heavy favorite at 1 to 2 a good price considering that he raced the best horse In the country, Gallant Fox, to a rtbse in the Lawrence Realization Stakes on Saturday. QUESTIONNAIRE AIX THE WAY The price was more than liberal after the easy victory of1 James Butler's honest colt. Quentlon-r.alre took the lead at the start, never was headed, gradually increased his advantage and won eased up by two lengths after stepping the mile and a quarter in the tiptop time of 3:02 4-5 the fastest ever nade by a winner of he vent. When one considers that he carried 118 pounds and conceded 10 actual pounds to Curate, or 18 by the scale Curate is four years old, while Questionnaire is only three and made every post a winning one; so old timers remarked, it was a fine performance. Curate tried to race with him the first five furlongs, had enough of it, sulked, dropped back to fourth place and then closed again and finished second. Dr. Freeland, last to the head of the stretch, sprinted fast and earned third money by half a length from Hot Toddy, which quit badly after racing second for a mile. Questionnaire this year has never been out of the money in 14 starts. That speaks for his honesty and his consistency. Moreover, he has steadily Improved. In his first start he finished second to Dunsany. Then he finished third in the Metropolitan Handicap to Jack High ar.d Balko; finished third to Gallant Fox and Whichone in the Belmont and third to Polygamous and Limbus. Then he started his winning streak and won eight races. Gallant Fox checked him in the Lawrence Realization but his victory in the Twin City brought the tctal to nine triumphs not a bad record at all when one considers the high-class horses he was up Bgauisi, au season. STING'S SON WILL NOT DODGE GALLANT FOX After the race, but which was no contest, Tom Thorpe, the turf scribe and football authority, who is right-hand man for James Butler, asked: "In what race will Gal lant Fox start after the Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park on Wednesday?" "He goes in the Latonia Cham plonshlp," was the reply. "Well, If he starts in any races In Maryland in which Questionnaire is named the latter will race against him. Questionnaire will not dodge him. There'll be no challenge, for that isn't sportsmanlike," said Thorpe. "In any race that Gallant Fox is eligible and Questionnaire is entered, the son of Sting will give him a battle. So it looks as though Gallant Fox is to have his work cut out for him till the end of the season. Questionnaire is not in the Jockey Club Oold Cup, but Sun Beau is. THE BEASEL SHOWS HER GREAT SPEED The Beasel, the fastest filly In the country for a short distance, stepped down in front for the third race, and won, with a trifle to spare, by half a length from the Greentree Stable's Goose Egg. The Beasel sprinted over the six furlongs in 1:11, which was the time that Finite hung up when he beat Sarazen 2d and Khara. No others have stepped that fast around the main track. The Beasc 1 was at 1 to 2 in the odds and was heavily backed by the plungers. She quickly opened a gap, but was getting a bit legweary at the finish. Ooose Egg, a keen contender during the early stages, closed fast at the end but Just failed to get up. Colossal was third. Just when everybody was praising the amateur riders as being superior to the professional jockeys, Mr. R. McKlnny gave that high praise an official slap In the face by trying to make a close finish on Lochshee. the I to 5 favorite for the steeplechase and Just failed to land the money. Volunteer, as usual, made the running, with Stony Lone-iome well up and Lochshee far back. Not until the last Jump did Mr. McKlnny bring the favorite Into the rone of contention, anen ne brounht him up with a rush. But Ktonv Lonesome had taken the lead and he managed to hold It to the end and earn the Judges' decision by a small margin. THE Fl'TlRITV IX AN OPEN RTRl'GCI.E The most valuable race of the American turf, the Futuritv, is down for decision tomorrow. It will be worth approximately $115,000 to the winner. Much of the value of the stake will depend on the number nf starters. It cosU 81,000 for eacn colt or filly to race over the full leugth of the Wldener course, which Is Just short of seven furiosi In all probability there will be from 17 to 20 starters. Jamestown Is the favorite, despite' the fact that he will carry 130 pounds. Epithet, his keenest opponent, the only colt to beat him this In the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga when he had an allowance of 11 pounds from Jamrton-ls a clo second choice In UickIUj. Now the Cubs Can Take a Nice Siesta Writer's Cramp and Indigestion Do Not Bother Them on Road By SHORTSTOP If the Chicago Cubs lose the National League bunting in the next two and a half weeks it will be because the team has been killed by kindness. So enthusiastic did the Wrigley Field rooters become when their favorites snatched the lead from the Robins in their recent long home stand that the cham pions were all worn out autograph ing baseballs for the mob and attending community suppers. "They were a pampered crowd," says one observer regretfully, "when they took to the road. It's not easy to bear up under the town hero role indefinitely." But if the Cubs were spoiled at home by too much adulation, nothing of the sort has overtaken them here in Brooklyn. It's safe to assume that they will be received as coldly in Philadelphia, New York and Boston. All of which has set the club to thinking, and the various Cubs are busily talking, eating and sleeping baseball. So far the boys haven't devised any method of protecting their dwindling lead. FISHER IS HOT STUFF Out in St. Louis they have an embryo Art Shires. His name is George Fisher, the rookie the Giants traded for Wallie Roettger last spring. His Cardinal team mates have Christened Fisher "Showboat." In other words, Fisher Is quite a bit of a grand stand player. He doesn't like popping up In the clutch, grumbling and growling as he returns to the bench. But if he makes a hit, Fisher struts and boasts. "Well, I've shown one pitcher not to get fresh with a great hitter!" is his favorite remark after busting one. Fisher isn't so hot as a fielder, but he's leading all the Cards in hitting. May his lungs never fall him. Harvard's Lateral Iloriveen's Prodigy By SOL METZGER Arnold Horween, present Harvard coach, who learned his football in the Haughton school, knew well the play strategy that enabled the Crimson to defeat Princeton three years running with its combination spinner and hidden ball play. He also knew, aa do all wise coaches, that no play is everlasting. Eventually opponents solve it. So when he came to Cambridge to take over the coaching reins he fur' ther developed such plays as had downed these rugged old Tiger elevens. His now famous lateral pass that defeated Yale last fall, was the result. It is but a development of the famous combination of hidden ball and spinner of the earlier re gime. It is worked as follows Before the ball Is snapped. No. 3 back runs laterally to the left. When about four yards under way the ball Is snapped to No. 2, who is usually Barry Wood. Wood gives In slightly toward the line as he, too. rushes to the left. Meantime the No. 4 back and the left end. No. 8. block the defensive right tackle, and the two guards. I Nos. 8 and 7, swing wide to cut down opposing backs. No. 5, end, charges his man and works through to get the front row defensive back behind the line. Nobody paye any attention to the defensive right. He comes full steam ahead and makes a hard tackle of Wood. As he strikes Wood, No. 2, Wood tosses the ball far out and laterally to No. 3, who Is led by three interfere down the field. A great play. Tomorrow the pans that Vanderbllt Is counting on to make It a leading factor In Southern football this rail. . , I I Ql H O (3 Kept iiT-'iiiiT:;-nni-''':'iiTn:r!ry"r-- ; , - -: " : AlSiiiij ffA- Y "- li vr- -SHSSSHaHH - The above three men were vital factors in the fine stand of the Boston Braves the first half of the season. Their combined efforts, offensive and defensive, were enough to keep the Braves, a club picked for hopeless last place, on the edge of the first division up to August. Rabbit Maranville, veteran shortstop of 18 years of big league campaigning, never played better ball Pilot Dick Brown Showed English How To Skipper a Yacht By FRED WITTNER If it weren't for the eagerness of the then young and reckless United States to "show off" her nautical skill at the Crystal Palace Exposition In 1851 In London, the first of the world's fairs, no one would have lost any sleep over the America's Cup. There wouldn't have been any bauble by that name. And if the pilot-boat that bore the name America, built by a New York Yacht Club syndicate to race at Cowes, hadn't a certain Sandy Hook pilot, Capt. Dick Brown, at her wheel, the cup presented by the Royal Yachting Squadron would probably have never left her trophy case to become the emblem of world-wide yachting supremacy. There are two "ifs" to conjecture with. Old Dick Brown would have thrown overboard the man who dared to venture the second, because with him it was always the boat and not the skipper that won the race around the Isle of Wight. LITTLE WRITTEN ABOUT SKIPPER Now that the series between Shamrock V and Enterprise Is about to start, practically everything of the history of the 79-year-old cup has been exhausted. The boat itself has been eulogized; Its owners, later challengers and defenders, all have been recalled and honored, but little or nothing has been said about the gallant Sandy Hook pilot who skippered the America ahead of an entire English fleet. Posterity has a fickle way of associating the wrong people with a big event President Monroe, it Is said, never understood the doctrine that carries his name. Similarly Commodore John Stevens of the New York Yacht Club Is given all the credit for the triumph of the America, whereas he had little to do with the actual building or rac lng of the boat. Captain Brown, who lived the greater part of his life In Brook lyn. was the ablest, bravest and hardiest skipper among all the Sandy Hook pilots. None among the men of the sea who raced to lonel tilde B2 degrees to escort the ships into the harbor ever denied him this. Those were real yacht races small schooners vising to be the flrrt to get eastward when a vessel hove In sight. , SMARTEST OF ALL SANDY HOOK PILOTS All of the pilots In those days were smart, but Dick Brown was the smartest, according to the legend. When the syndicate that constructed the America looked about for a skipper they had not far to .go. Dick Brown was tho unanimous choice, bcth because of his unquestioned seamanship and -his ability to handlo men. Besides, he owned a boat, the Mary Taylor, built by the d'slnner of the America, which was simibr in const ric:lon. These vessels were innovation! lni Braves Out of than he has this year. He has batted right around .300 most of the season, and has played a sterling game at shortstop. His spirit and color have been the life of his team. Walter Bcrger, the big boy from the Coast League, has hit more than thirty home runs and showed himself to be a fine fielder. Berger was one of the most talked about rookies in the majors up to a few weeks ago, when his home run design. Introducing long and slender bow, hollow entrance, and greatest beam amidships. They showed forefoot cut away, long slender Hues, easy entrance, the keel deepened aft, and overhanging stern. The cost of the boat was $30,000. The duralumin mast in Enterprise alone is said to have set her owners back more than twice that sum. With Captain Brown In command I and a crew of only 13 men aboard, Amerlca crossed to Havre without convoy in 19 days 14 hours. She used the sails of the Mary Taylor on the way over, rerigging at Havre for the competition at Cowes. SOME MORE OLD YARNS Everyone knows the rest. America soundly trounced a flee consisting of IS of England's best and the trophy was carried across the ocean to re main here ever since. Capt. Dick Brown was the amazement of every English skipper. He was n stickler for principle both with his men and his boat. The story Is told how, after the America's victory. Queen Vlotorla and the Prince Consort came aboard to Inspect the boat. The latter, falling to wipe hi feet on the mat be fore stepping on the spotless deck. was reprimanded by the Jovial cap lain. "Do you know who I am?" asked the Prince Consort. "I wouldn't care If you were the King of Enjland," Brown retorted New Public Golf Course At Interjection Sunrise Highway and Rodcaway Blvd., Jamaica, NEW YORK CITT bates rr.a oat Week Days $1.00 Saturdayi, Sun- A rn P days. Holidays J)1JU D'r Sbowtri and Locktri Fret Idlewild Beach Golf Club Phone Lsurtlfoe 7693 Cellar hitting fell off. He Is still above the .300 mark in the averages. Harry Selbold was regarded as the best pitcher in the league up to the first of August, but he has faltered badly under the strain. He led the league in completed games and won 12 great battles for the light hit ting Braves. This veteran of many years of minor league mound work is smart, cool and has uncanny control. unhesitatingly. "Everyone who comes aboard has to wipe his feet. The Prince did. queen Victoria is reported to have wiped her handkerchief along the shelves below, but she found not a speck of dust. She presented the captain with a gold spyglass and compass, the first for his unexcelled sailing ability and the second for his precision in details. In 1871 when Lord Ashbury made the first challenge with his Cambria Brown skippered the rebuilt America to fourth place. His son, Charles, also a Sandy Hook pilot, was selected as skipper of the Cambria, finishing tenth. Captain Brown died at his Brooklyn home In Adelphl St. in 188S, after being severely frostbitten, a common ailment In those days of open quarter-decks and unprotected bridges. He refused to permit his leg to be amputated, Infection set in and he died. Just before his death he learned that his boat, the Mary E. Fish, had been run down and sunk off Barnegat. "Now I want to die," were his last words. Noyes Shoots 74 To Win Medal At Scarborough (Special to the Eagle) Scarborough, N. Y.. Sept. 12 Erratic work with the putter almost cost Sidney W. Noyes Jr. of Ardsley, the medal In the qualifying round of the three-day invitation tourney over the picturesque Sleepy Hollow course. The former Metro politan Junior champion and recant winner of the Westchester Invitation tournament turned In a 74, one over par, but he would have done better If his work on the green had been a little more perfect. Noyes had four thrce-putt-greena Out In 38, one over par, Noyes came home In 38 by virtue of some wcll- plared second shots. In the course of the medal winning round he hung up three birdies, but erased this advantage by requiring one more than the regular figures on four holes. That the course offered plenty of dimculty can be gathered from the fact that but four of the 94 starters finished under 80. Following Noyes was Arnold White of Mount Kisco, who had 78. He led Laddie Mc-Mahon of the home club, who carded a 77. TOMORROW The (ireateH rente of the Raeitii) Seninn $35,000 Grand National Steeplechase $130,000 FUTURITY and 4 other brilliant content At America's Most Complete Race Course BELMONT PARK Kirxt Race at 2:30 P. M. arri'lAL RAI't TRAIN I.fs-a Firm. illon, Jld fit and 7th As.. and sua Plutbush Art., Brooklyn, II II. I MO. I? IA. ItOn, l:l. IV) r. M. frm Kntrand At... S salaam Ul.r. ra.l Nrw Turk, a lalnaUa lairr. Also rrarhad by iroUay and bums from jmiAica arriiAL car4 RExruvrn ro I.ADIF.A. Br Au"--4Ji!,n.boro midff. to Bouls' srit to Itlllsld Ava. vJth at. to H.oiostMd TttrnDisa to HMmont Psrk. liBA.DTAD AMI rAUDUist, gs.U, laclaaiaf III Garden to Get International Skating Races M.A.S.A. Gives Sanction for Big Ice Races to Be Held Jan. 24 With the rest of New York in a lather from the excitement of the titan.ic ' baseball struggles In the local ball parks, a small group of gentlemen In solemn conclave last night at Iceland defied both the weather and the sports calendar by seriously discussing ice skating plans for the coming winter. The gathering was the first meeting of the racing board of the Middle Atlantic Skating Association, the most Influential member of the Amateur Skating Union, the organization which will play host to the nations of the world when the winter Olympics are held at Lake Placid in 1932. The racing board in turn is practically the ruler of the M. A. S. A. The major business of the lengthy meeting was the awarding of a sanction to Madison Square Gar den for holding a set of interna' tlonal races on Jan. 24, 1931. On that date eight best skaters of Eng land, rrance, Germany, Poland, Russia, Norway, Sweden' and Finland will compete against the best skaters of this country and Canada. ine loreign skaters will also go to Boston, Chicago and Lake Placid. A few meets in Canada are also scheduled. The entire tour is expected to last a month, with the skaters arriving here in late December. Boost for Speed Skating Within a few days the Garden management and the A. S. U. will sign contracts for the international meet and Joseph Savage, president of the A. S. U., will mail out invita tions to the leading European skaters. The entire expense of the trip will be borne by the Garden, with the other out-of-town cities sharing in the cost. As might be expected, Hugo Quist, Europe's ambassador of athletics in America, will manage the team of foreign skaters. Savage, present at last night's meeting, regards the international races this winter as a great boost for speed skating, especially for the Olympics. "Having European skaters here will give them a chance to get acquainted with the American system of skating in heats," explained Savage to his listeners. "Perhaps when the final Olympic arrangement meeting is held in 1931 there will be more votes favoring the American method rather than the European system of Individual or pair skating against time." The local Indoor racing season will start Oct. 2, when Iceland will conduct the first of a weekly series of races. When the Brooklyn Ice Palace and the Ice Club open, race sanctions will also be granted to these establishments. International League Standing of the Clubs W. L. Pct.l W. L. Pet R(Wh-t.r 100 !S8 .e3TNmrrk 74 84 .468 Daltlmort 81 69 .383"Rufllo (IS 89 .444 Montreal 89 8 .R3lRfadlng 80 09 .387 Toronto 89 73 .541lJersey C j 69 95.371 'Pity night gamei. Yesterday's Result Toronto, 1; Rochester, 12. Games Today Newark t Baltimore. Jersey City at Reading. Montreal at Buffalo. Toronto at Rochester. Games Tomorrow Toronto at Rorhester, Montreal at Buffalo. Newark at Jersey City. Reading at Baltimort. How the Robins And Giants Are Hitting the Ball ROBINS. a. AD. R. H. 2a 3B.HR.PO. .139 959 131 220 47 10 31 .394 .140 612 III 204 43 11 7 .334 Plaver. Herman , Prederlrk BKaonetta .132 923 93 173 33 11 18 .330 10 29 t 1 3 .329 37 79 II 3 3 .323 86 123 21 4 S .321 80 194 22 12 30 .319 93 100 13 I 1 .29 83 167 31 3 3 .205 39 68 13 0 3 .291 IB 43 11 1 0 .278 I 22 3 0 0 272 16 1 1 0 .2"4 92 32 7 1 4 .242 S S 2 0 1 .218 3 S 0 1 0 .208 3 t 1 0 0 .208 Boone . , , , 33 78 Flowers .. 84 249 Lopes lit 382 Wriht ...121 479 Brenler ,.109 333 Gilbert ...138 988 Pinn 78 227 Moora .... 88 182 DfFerry .,31 81 Luque ... 29 71 llendrlck .. 68 131 Slide 29 37 24 44 83 62 81 33 61 Dudley 21 21 Picinich .. Clark ... Elliott . . Vanra .. Mol ... Phelps .. Thurston If Helmach Plaver. Terry . . . 40 . 31 . 32 . 31 . 31 .131 . 13 . t 4 11 2 1 1 .179 6 11 1 0 1 .101 4 12 3 0 0 .149 3 S 1 0 0 .193 I t 2 0 1 .143 1 tOtt .136 23 3 1 0 0 1 .043 3 8 0 0 0 0 .000 GIANTS. a. AB. R. H. 2B.3BHR.PO. .139 973 133 231 36 12 22 .402 Llndstrom Olt Moyan . . Jackson , Parmeiei leach ... Mamhall O Parrell Allen ... Roettger 134 S94 118 204 36 8 17 J69 .134 474 111 166 31 S 22 .350 .109 390 84 122 28 3 12 .340 .104 390 13 139 23 1 13 .346 .11 3 1 10 10 .333 .112 488 76 160 IS 11 13 .328 . 71 209 31 09 U . 88 234 32 71 19 4 . 0 267 89 79 t t ,.108 367 41 104 14 4 .137 66 91 158 17 10 4 .304 9 4 .23 t .201 .2S7 .350 1 .23 0 .2J 1 .103 0 .141 0 .199 1 .133 0 .000 0 .000 crui Pltralmmons 26 70 14 II 1 1 Mllrhsll 44 41 51 1 78 37 IS 4 11 10 s IS 11 9 Donohua Hrvlng .. Wslkrr .. H.ibb.ll . ,. Chaplin , rums . . . Rosenberg Singer Fails to Show With Former Holders Of Lightweight Crown ' By THOMAS HOLMES Back In the dim and distant past there were champion! of the lightweight division. The little difference of a few pounds wasn't a matter of life and death. There was Gans, the great little Baltimore Negro, who held the equally great welterweight Joe Walcott to a 15-round draw. Later thers came Benny Leonard, good enough to take the welterweight titleholder, Jack Britton, and tie him into knots before losing on a most peculiar foul In the 13th round. So, If the rather meaningless engagement of Al Singer, newly crowned lightweight champion of this green footstool, and Jimmy McLamin, the hard-f punching Irish-Canadian from Vancouver, indicated anything at all, it was that the champs of the lightweight division aren't what they used to be. It happened long, leng ago, but one can visualize the picture of Gans, boxing beautifully, hitting effectively and holding the simianlike Walcott on even terms. The picture of Leonard outmaneuvering the canny Britton for an hour or so is comparatively fresh. But the picture of Al Singer, latest of the lightweight champions, is that of a disillusioned young man rolling over on the canvas at the Yankee Stadium and moaning, "My neckl Oh, my neck; it hurts!" A STRANGE BOUT BUT HONESTLY CONTESTED The match between the young Jewish gladiator from the Bronx and the hard-punching, granite-faced Irishman from the Far West was a mystery from the start. For neither apparently had anything appreciable to gain. True, Singer could not lose his title, recently lifted from the black-thatched dome of the weather-beaten Sammy Mandell. But neither could he help himself by winning over the powerful Mc-Larnln, who has not the ghost of a crown to grace his Irish brow. And what could McLarnln gain by knocking over a smaller man? It looked very strange. The bout drew welL An engagement in the ring between fighting Jew and a fighting Irishman always does. But possibly half of the customers who attended the swatting soiree at Col. Jake Ruppert s ball park yesterday naa a Keen weather eye out for the business" angle of the fight. Oddlv enough, no one came away from the Bronx with an impression other than tne struggle was contested on anything but its merits, if any. ine impression that something was in the wind was so strong that Singer, a l-to-2 shot a couple of days ago, was backed to 8 to 8 at ring side. And there were rumors to the effect that you might get even money if you were sufficiently in- teresiea. But the bout Itself failed to disclose anything to warrant the shift in the betting odds. It is true that Mr. Singer was moaning about his neck when he might have been saving his breath to arise before the count of ten. But, neck or no neck, he was a thoroughly beaten young man. AL WAS CONFIDENT AT THE START Perhaps Singer thought he could win. At any rate, he sparkled with confidence while Joe Humphries was anocting down the boys to the mob and In the course of the first round. As a matter of fact. Singer earned that first round on points. He seemed a bit touched with right-hand Insanity and his powerful righ crosses were landing high. But, as it developed, McLarnln was not properly warmed up. When, in the second round, McLarnln started whipping his rocklike fists to the body at close quarters and outfighting Mr. Singer at long range, the confidence oozed from the lightweight champion almost visibly and Singer began to show a healthy, normal anxiety for his own chin. After about a minute and a half of the third round Mr. McLamin caught up to Mr. Singer and reduced his confidence to zero minus with a rattling tattoo of rights and lefts to the body. A right hook to the chin further reduced the lightweight champion to the state commonly termed glassy-eyed. Singer backed around the ring, McLarnln following in hot pursuit, raining swift and powerful left and right swings all over the premise!. Finally, an accurately-driven right cross connected on the button. The champion slumped to the canvas, face downward. Bald-headed Johnny McAvoy, the referee, bent over him, tolling the seconds. Singer, still burying his nose in the rosin, kicked his heels 'EMI-ANNUAL IXCLUIIVI lAITI AND PATTUNI li'!!l llWI,IM'IJ!IIIIIIPMIIIllie I.n ',' I, . ., " "I iwsassst g-s 1 CX BB2MlB H 1 ! i 1 il i a--i'1"''"''1.'"' :: Kl!l...iiis....--1ir-, I - WHITEHOUSE & HARDY, Broaowav at 49th St. 144 b He JIMMY WAS JUST A BIT PREVIOUS McLarnln thought his opponent had been counted out. He turned an exultant handspring In the ring;. He came up with his hands down right before the astonished eyes of Mr. Singer. The ambitious follower In the footsteps of Gans and Leonard was not so far gqne that he neglected to take advantage of this bright and shining opportunity. He threw one of his best right-hand punches. It missed. McLarnln drew back, slightly nonplussed. Finally, the Irishman com;tre-hended that the fight was still on. He rushed In close. There was a flurry of punches. A left hook caught Singer under his right ear. He fell, face downward. He grasped his neck and moaned. He rolled completely over and continued to moan. In this position he was counted out. At the stroke of ten a worried look crept into the eyes of Mr. McAvoy, the referee. Apparently, he thought that Singer was dying, or at least ready for an ambulance. Mr. McAvoy seemed as astonished as any one else when, some three minutes later, the llghtwlght champion stepped blithely from his corner to congratulate the granite-faced Irishman, inappropriately named "Baby Face," upon his decisive victory. Rockafellow Advances To L. I. Semi-Finals (Special to the Eagle.) Kew Gardens, L. I., Sept. 12 Two more seeded players, making a total of three in all, reached the semifinal round of the Long Island Tennis League men's championships here yesterday. Perrine Q. Rockafellow, the defending champion, was in fine shape, allowing but two games as .he swamped the fifth seeded player, August C. Mlllang, 62, 6 0. In the other match, held at the Great Neck Country Club, Mills Baker, one notch below the defending king, finished strong to eliminate Gibson McCabe, 64, 61, thus rounding out the semi-final bracket QEEUN8BORO BOUT? Four 10-round bouts will be offered at the Queensboro Arena next Tuesday evening. Jack (Kid) Berg meets Joe Click, and Willie Siegel trades blows with Irish Jackie Pil-klngton. International Yacht Races Steamer "CITY OP KEANSBURO" leaves Battery Midnight Friday, Sept. 12th. Returns Saturday night Leaves again Sunday, Sept 14th, midnight. FARE $15 For Reservations apply Captain L. W. BLIX, Manager, 2 Stone St., N. Y. City; Tel.: White, hall 5174. 9412 Fnrt Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn; Tel.: Atlantis 9216. Men s Championships SEMI-FINALS, TODAYl , p FINALS, TOMORROW " WEST SIDE TENNIS CW8 PODEST MI115, I. I. 10,000 RESERVED SEATS J.UUIK GROUNDS ONLY Combination Ticket $6 for SEMI-FINAL and FINAL ROUNDS Sold In advance hy Ham Parker. Troas. Ittl I'arli Avann I,.UiiiTiM ..n.. 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