The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on June 25, 1942 · Page 12
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TWELVE THE LINCOLN STAR —THURSDAY, JUNE 2% 1942 Ct/ ShimnOft Champ Anxious To Fight Conn But Army Bosses Frown On Idea, So Louis Heads For Ft. Riley. CHICAGO, June 25—(INS) Heavyweight Joe Louis definitely wants to fight Billy Conn and thinks he could do more ior “Uncle Sammy Title Grind Begins In City Tourney 4 iaWTHEV^ STAMDt LEAGUE.AMERICAN W L Pet W L Pet NfW York 45 19 ,703 St Louil 31 37 .456 B<. ‘on 37 3.5 ,597 Chtmgri 3« 36 419 Kt,' Cleveland 37 30 ,562 Phlladel l» 26 43 .394 that way than by p«trou s7 34 .421 wasin ton 34 41 .369 Comes to My Den Old-Time Cornhusker T he door to my den at The Star print.ihop .-,v.ung open, a man of the nrar-70 period of life entered and with him came vivid memories of 50 ycar.s of Corn­ husker football a full half-ten- tury replete with heroic feats by the sturdy sons of Nebraska U. For this visitor whose presence sparked anu then set in motion the cog wheels of my memory machine was Alonzo E, Yost, Bo.ston,, attorney now but during his career of So long ago at the university the “Little” Yont who=;e performances at end and at halfback for the Huskers of the early ’90s made him an outstanding factor in giving the firs’ impetu.s to football on the unive’-sity’s campus. Thumbing the pages to the very beginning of the Corn­ husker history book, came a flood of pleasing memories of my first inspection of a Nebraska eleven in action on a chalk-lined field. The year 1893; the scene, a North Omaha gridiron; the date. Thanksgiving day; the game. Nebraska vs. Iowa—the classic of that cradle period in the annals of football at the two state universities. • * * * I N the lineup w'ere such Corn­ husker notables as Johnston and Wiggins at ends; Oury and Whipple at tackles; Wilson and Dern at guards; Hopewell at cen- 4er, and Flippin, Frank and the two Yonts—one “Big” and the other “Little”—in the backfield. Space limitations forbid extend- etl mention of the details of that gruelling combat — and I say “gruelling” with ^ . ____ . parti cular em- Uattl© 01 faa’iLt Huskir! I" Blindin, S Bli«Ord tie for mastery during a blinding snow blizzard. The mercury was hovering near the zero point and the final reckoning stood 20 to 18 in Nebraska’s favor when the 70 minutes of playing time had run their course. Flippin’s line-ripping plunges and spectacular touchdown runs by “Little” Yont and Oury, with goal kicks by Frank, accounted for Nebraska's scoring performances. Newspaper accounts, published it Omaha the following day. told that “Oury and ‘Little’ Yont were carried from the field on the shoulders of Nebraska admirers.” remaining with hi.s duties as an army corporal, but he doesn’t: have to fight to pay his income tax The champion made that citar here yc: terday before leaving for Fort Riley, Kans., to comp’»*te his army basic training He has already paid hi.s March and June quarterly installments on his $117,000 tax for 1941, and is pre- pai cd to pay the September quarter. “I may be short of cash now and then, but I can arrange to pay my income tax,” Louis said. “It’s just that I could do more if I could get that fight with Conn. Uncle Sammy needs to sell war bonds. I could buy a lot of ’em if they’d let me fight. And the fans want it.” Uncle Sam Says No The war department has other ideas, how'cver, and Louis admitted that there is no present prospect of his being granted permission to fight. He said he doesn’t want to fight anybody out Conn, and thinks that Conn’s hand, tnjurcd in a kitchen brawl with his father-in-law, is now completely healed.” “That boy Conn deserves a fight and I’d like to give it to him,” Louis said. “However, Uncle Sammy is the boss man, I feel fine—never felt better in my life and never was in better shape. I’m going in for cavalry replacament in the army because I like horses.” The champ was in an exceptionally talkative mood, for him as he visited with reporters and Julian Black, his manager. He told how he had scored 134 out of a possible 150 hits with an army rifle, and said he is v€vy well satisfied with army life. Starting Times ,,,ln Cify Tourney Teeing off times for Friday matches in the city golf tournament at the Lincoln Country Club have been announced as thus: CHAN’PIONSHIP FLIGHT iquarter- ilnmlsl—1 o’cloclt, 1:07, 1 15, 1:23. CHAMPIONSTIP FUGHT CONSOLATION (quarter-iinaU)—I'30, 1.37, 1 45, 1:52. FIRST PLIGHT (quartfr-finali)—2:00, 2:07, 2.15, 2:22. FIRST FLIGHT CONSOLATION (quarter-finals I—2 30. 2:37, 2:45, 2:63. SEVENTH FLIOHT (finals!—3 00. SIXTH FLIGHT (finals)—3:C7. FIFTH FLIOHT (finals)—3:15. FOURH FUOHT (finals)—3 22. THIRD FLIGHT (finals)—3:30. SECOND FLIOHT (finals)—3:37. NATIONAL LEAGUE. W L Pet W L Pet 44 17 721 Chlcafo 33 35 .485 St, Loins 35 26 5i4 Pittsburgh 30 33 ,478 Clnci’natl 38 29 554| Boston 30 40 .439 New Yoric 34 33 507 Philadel’la 18 47 .377 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. W L Pet W L Pet Kas City 38 35 .803 Columbus 31 31 ,500 Mtlwa'kee 37 29 .561 Indi apolls 34 35 493 Min apolii 3« 34 5i4 St. Paul 38 39 . 1« Louisville 34 33 .50 ( Toledo 39 41 .414 Mrs. Mann Falters; Put Out of Running In V/omen's Tourney CHICAGO. June 25—(TNS)~ Two upset queens—Marjorie Row of Detroit and Virginia Ingram, Chicago’.s lone survivor—opposed each other today in one of four quarter-final matches of the women’s w«stcrn open golt tournament at the Elmhurst country club. Miss Ingram, three time winner of the Chicago district title, advanced through yesterday's second round by eliminating a favorite, Mrs. Russell Mann of Omaha, The western amateur champion, 4 and 3. The Detroit standari- bearer advanced at the expense of Mrs. Frank D. Mayor of Lake Forest, 111,, 3 and 2. Iowa Girl Moves Along Phylli.4 Otto, 18-year-old Atlantic, la. shooter, scored a one up victory over Georgia Tainter, Fargo, N. D., and faced Sallie Sessions of Muskegon, Mich., today. Putting with deadly accuracy, Miss Sessions moved up bv defeating Mary Wilder of Chicago, 2 up. Another 18-year-old to advance was Jeanne Cline, western junior champion from Bloomington, !H., who today faced Dorothy Kirby of Atlanta, Ga. The south’s other entry, Betty Jameson of San Antonio, Tex., will take on Dorothy Foster of Springfield, 111. Mickey's Bail Club vs. Omaha Stars Tonight OMAHA, June 25—(AP)—Lt. Mickey Cochrane and his touted Great Lakes Naval Training Station baseball team arrived here by train this morning, set out on a busy round of activities, including a visit to the Ak-Sar-Ben races, and at 6 o’clock tonight w’ill square off against a team of Omaha Community league All- Stars. A group of naval enlistees will be inducted in pre-game ceremonies. Vet Pitchers In Victory Groove Passeau and Walters Bid For Leadership In N. L Pennant Chase. CHAMP GUNNER. BY JUDSON BAILEY. NEW YORK, June 25—(AP) — Those two hardy perennials, Ciaude Passeau and William (Lucky Bucky) Walters, are bidding strongly for the pitching leadership of the National league again. This year, most of the attention in the senior circuit has beeo given to Mort Cooper of the St. Louis Cardinals, with his five shutouts, and Lefty Larry French of the Brooklyn Dodgers, with his unmarred record of six victories and an earned run average of less than one per nine innings. But Passeau and Walters made their claims heard anew last night with standout performances. Passeau Bags No. 11. Passeau pitched a four-hitter for the Chicago Cubs to beat the Philadelphia Phils, 3-1, and attain his eleventh victory, the most games any pitcher in the major leagues has won. Walters, like Passeau, hasn't had much help from his teammates, with Cincinnati ranking last in the league in both batting and fielding, yet last night he scored his eighth success against five setbacks by holding the New York Giants to six hits over 10 innings to lead the Reds to a 4-3 decision in a twilight tussle. SOFTBALL ... LEAGUERS ... Larry Masters Butterfly Pitch French Comes In With Freak Delivery to Win Six Straight. Reed\s Name Erased In First Round Contest R' to the old home state, “Little” Yont. Brwton barrister of today, has a special mission—that of visiting « si.ster, Miss Etta Yont at 1634 C street, Lincoln, and a brother_ banker, Ed, Gorgeous Nebraska Gbod to See down at Brock in Nemaha county. Another brother, Jesse G., the “Big” Yont of previous mention, pa.ssed away several years ago. “I made the trip to Brock yesterday,” the Boston man said, “and the landscape everywhere affords an amazing spectacle of gorgeous greenery. Eastern Nebraska, I tell you, presents a picture of intense beauty. Positively, it was good for the eyes.” Then my visitor from the New England region reverted to football, to which it was apparent he had intended from the first to devote main attention. And this is what he said: “Since my four seasons of football at the university of near 50 years ago, I’ve witnes.secl numerous games, but the game of all games of my experience was that Nebraska-Stanford Rose Bowl battle of a year ago last January at Pasadena, “Stanford surely had some ex- eeptional backs, but” — the un- flinrhing Nebraska spirit still is •nursing through his veins — “I ihall always believe that the Cornhuskers had it in them to whip Stanford on Nebraska sod.’’ « « « « TN THE service of Uncle Sam * now' at the Lubbock, Texa>', Air base is a former Lincoln youth ^Glenn Greiser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Grieser, 528 South Tenth. 'The Lubbock camp apparently has a - . . purpo.«:e si mi- LinCOlxi lar to that ot H* the Lincoln aii *, for sev- Toyrrs Crrmrt eral thousand ^axxip trainees are quartered there now, of them preparing for the air service as mechanics. The Lincoln youth is hopeful that eventually he may land a commission as instructor of mechanics, as he has a background of experience gleaned from his former employment at the Cur- tis-Wright airplane factory at Buffalo, New York. It was at the Curtts-Wrlght plard that Glenn earned distinction in basketball, playing as a member of a crack factory team which competed in a league schedule sponsored by the recreation department of the Buffalo factory. His skill in basketball, also as a Curtis-Wrlght worker, led to his selection as one of 50 assigned to instructional duties at the Lubbock base. American Association. Toledo. 1-10; Milwaukee, 0-4. Kansas City, 7; Columbus, 3. Indianapolis. 6; Minneapolis, I. Only games scheduled. Big League Scoreboard. WEDNESDAY RESCLTS. American I..eague. Chicago 6, Washington, 0. New York, 6; St. Louis, 4. Cleveland, 9; Philadelphia, 0. Boston, 1; Detroit, 0. National I.«ague. Chicago. 3; Philadelphia, 1. Cincinnati. 4; New York. 3 (10 innings). Boston, 6-3: St. Louis, 2-1. Plttsburgh-Brooklyn not scheduled. THirRSDAY GAMES. National League. Cincinnati at Brooklyn (twillght-nlght) —Starr vs. Davis. St Louis at Boston—Cooper vs. Javery. Chicago at Philadelphia—Lee vs. Pod- gajny. Ameriran I.«aKae. New York at St. Loula—Chandler vs. Oalehouse. Boston at Detroit—Hughson vs. White. Philadelphia at Cleveland—Wolii vs. Smith. Washington at Chicago—Hudson vs. Ross. AAA STANDINGS. W L Pet W L Pet Fords 9 1 .900 Jacobs 2 5 .286 Roberts « 2 .750 Air Corps 3 6 .250 Motor Inn 4 4 .500 Boyds 3 7 ,322 Roberts defeated Air Corps and Motor Inn trounced Jacobs in Triple A softball games at Muny Wednesday night. The Dairymen built up a fat 7-2 lead then watched Air Corps eat up the difference and tie the count in the sixth inning. It took Crawford’s homer in the last of the sixth to settle the issue, 11 to 8, and give Roberts a secure hold on second place in the loop. Motor Inn bombarded Harold Spadt from the mound and picked up a couple runs from successor Frank Esquivel to whip Jacobs, 11 to 1. Curt Chubbock gave Jacobs only four hits. All softball games scheduled at Muny field for Thursday night have been rained out and postponed indefinitely. In the Havelock community league, Work Equipment defeated Storehouse, 7 to 5. The line score- storehouse . . ....102002 0-5 10 5 Work Fouloment 1 0 0 0 0 6 x—7 7 2 Kier «lid Hall; Bauer and Humple. MUNY SCORES. Motor Inn. Jacob*. AB H O Al AB H O A H Merr.ll. ss 5 2 1 3 Thorpe, rf 3 2 0 0 B Ooetc’el, c 3 1 2 1 D. Bauer, cf 2 I I 0 H. Pox. lb 4 I 9 0 A. Freaui, 2b 3 0 5 3 C Merrill, ri 4 10 0! Floth. s* 3013 3 0 I 3. R, Freauf, 1£ 3 1 1 1 3 3 11 wertr. c 2 0 5 1 3 3 3 Oi White, if 3 0 10 4 13 0 Bramson, 3b 3 0 10 4 0 2 0 Brill lb 3 0 6 1 p 3 0 0 2 H. Spadt, p 10 0 0 Esquivel, p 2 0 0 1 M rs. potter pai.mer (above) of Chicago is new women’.'! Great Eastern skeet champion. Her score; 123x125. College Golf Champ Wins Pair Matches SOUTH BEND, Ind., June 25— (INS)—Medalist and Defending Champion Earl Stewart and 15 other survivors faced a double round of match play today as they began the third round of the forty-fifth national intercollegiate golf tournament on the Chain O’ Lakes course. Stewart, from Louisiana State, has to eliminate John Holmstrom, captain of the Illinois team, in the Vnorning play in order to reach this afternoon’s quarter-finals. The Louisiana red-head dispatched John Ward of Svracuse, N. Y., 1 up, and W. E. Beckford of Yale, 3 and 2, yesterday. Holmstrom moved up with a 5 and 4 victory over Dave Doud of Stanford, and then conquered Charlie Lind, Denver’s “Big Seven” champion, 3 and 2. W. R. Kuntz of Yale, who defeated George Traphagen of Stanford, 4 and 3, today faced Manuel De La Torres of Northwestern. Other third round matches scheduled today included Bob Kuntz, W. R.’s twin brother, of Yale, vs. John Kristo, Ohio State; Ray Brownell, Stanford, vs. Harold Gjolme, Washington; and Frank Tatum, Jr., Stanford, vs. Keith Welts, Washington. NEW YORK, June 25—(INS) —I.arry French, who at the of 34 had enough ambition while the hours away in Havana to add a knuckle ball to an already extensive lepc’toive L now sailing along serenely in the forefront of the National league with six victories to his credit The large Californian wa!=n’t content with the curious antics of a well-trained screwball—he .'e- sired and obtained by industrious practice the eccentricities of the “butterfly pitch.” That the combination of the two has been a baffling success no rival baisman will doi'bt, particularly since he ha.4 been extremely niggardly with hits. Amazing Record That he is still undefeated is not the most remarkable th'.ng about the man who won but five and lost 14 with the Chicago Cubs in 1941. When he completed the subjugation of the Pittsburgh Pirates 6 to 2, Tuesday niPht after Whitlow Wyatt had chr^n to retire, French had tossed 55 innings without yielding any more than five earned runs. This, the equivalent of six full games, is slightly on tne extraordinary side, because it means that Larry’s earned run average is as low as 0.82. Or to make it sound even more impressive, eight-tenths of an earned run per game. Two of the five earned runs charged against his account were made by the Braves in his first appearance of the season--a relief job that lasted but two-thirds of an inning. So, since ihat slut- tery beginning he permitted but three earned runs over a stretch of 54 sessions. Wyatt Needs Sunshine It is not likely that Wyatt will be assigned to another 7 o’clock game. It was very evident in the cool of the evening that the gentleman from Georgia had nothing smaller to throw at the Pirates than cantaloupes. In other words, he had little or nothing on the ball and was smart enough to request a replacement after he had pitched two innings in which the Frischmen frisked him for four hits and two runs. Wyatt said his arm was tight and, although he is just a month younger than Larry French himself, it is evident that he needs the hot sun of af’ernoon to start the sap in his oíd soupbone. BY PAUL DINNTS. L t RALPH “WHITEY” REED, a former capital city links champ, is out of the current city golf tournament. In the biggest upset i t Wednesday’s first round play in the championship flight, “Whltey" fell before Joe Alter, 2 and 1. Reed w’as the only one of the four seeded players to use th* exit gate. Emil Frank had the ea:;iest time of it, ousting Vern Strauch, 7 and 5 Morris Fisher showed Charles Flansburg the open door by {• 4 and 3 "ount and Phil Aitken, the old warhorse, beat Burton Folsom, 3 and 1. “WHITEY” P.\SSES OUT. 9 Alter was three up ua Reed at AK-SAR-BEN RESULTS. Kolb. 3b MUlfr, 3b Lutz, if Meyer, c Stoch, *f Chubbock, HOLLOW GROUND lifcf a borb«fr’s raiof! King of Pole Vaulters Still Aims at 16 Feet By JACK MAHON. N ’EW YORK. June 25—(AP)—How high will the highest flying human fly from the ground under his own steam? And just what is it that stands between him and a new all-time record for the pole vault? These were a couple of things that buzzed through what passes for our alleged thinker the other day as we watched, very closely, the preparations Cornelius Warmerdam made for his assault on a strip of wood that hung some 15 feet 9 inches over the turf at Randall’s Island stadium. BAR SLID INTO PIT. O “Corny,” as he is called, was trying for a new world record at that height, as one of the features of the national A. A. U. championships. He had gone over each successive height during the regular competition on his very first try and seemed to be in the best form he has showm here since coming from San Francisco last winter to show the rest of the w’orld the way to fly. On his first two attempts “Corny” tipped the bar roughly and failed. On his last, a magnificent leap, he soared through the air, cleared it and started down. Whatever happened, we W’on’t ever know, but some slight portion of his jersey must have barely scraped the bar for it wavered and slipped off, crashing to the sawdust pit a split second after the champion had landed on his shoulders. “That was a tough one,” said “Corny,” afterward. “1 thought I had made it.” THINKS HE CAN MAKE IT. “I still think I can make 16 feet and maybe 16 feet 2 inches on the proper runway,” said War­ merdam. “The footing was mushy at Randall’s Island stadium and, though it was much better than the basepath on which I ran at the Polo Grounds in the sports carnival a couple weeks ago, the vault of 14 feet 8 inches I made that day was better than the 15:2 I did Saturday.” Warmerdam says the lift you get from the runway is the main thing in vaulting and if you have a lightning fast runway and a good, high grip on the pole, your Total* 35 11 21 10 Total* 26 4 21 10 Kolb ran for Chubbock In the fourth; Lutz ran for Chubbock in the fifth. Motor Inn ......................... 01 5200 3—11 Jacobs ....................... .. 0 0 0 0 I 0 0— 1 Runs—H. Merrill 2, B. Goetchel, H. Fox, C. Merrill, Kolb. MlUer 3, Lutz. Meyer. Thorpe. Error—H, Fox, Kolb 2, Chubbock. D. Bauer, Floth, R. Freauf. Bramson 2, Brill. Two-base hit—C. Merrill, Meyer. Home run—Miller. Lutz. Stolen base— Lutz, hacrlflce—D. Bauer. Left on base —Motor Inn 9, Jacob* 8. Double play— B Goetchel to Miller, Brill to A. Freauf. Base on balls—Off Chubbock 3, off H. Spadt 5, off Esquivel 1. Struck out—By Chubbock 2. by H. Spadt 3, by Esquivel 3. Hits and runs—Off H. Spadt. 7 and 8 In 3 2-3; off Esquivel. 4 and 3 in 3 1-3. Losing pitcher—H. Spadt. Time, 1:18. Air Corps. Koberte. AB H O A! AB H O A Santoll. If 4 2 10 Baker, ss 2 112 Wasiko'ki, p 4 0 1 0 Crawford. 3b 4 2 2 2 Faraca, ss 3 1 0 l| Worst, n 4 10 0 Yarbr’gh. lb 4 I 4 0 Schwlndt, lb 4 1 4 0 Pol, sf 3 0 3 0 Hegel, c 2 0 10 3 Sherman, Sb 4 0 2 2 Gardner, cf 3 0 0 0 Scoggln, c 3 3 6 0 OlderoR, sf 3 0 0 0 Shoup, cf 0 0 0 ORunnle, 3b 113 0 Smith, 2b 3 0 10 Sinclair, rf 3 0 0 0 Flowerree, rf 3 3 1 0 Burke, p 2 111 I Bogard, p 10 0 0 FIRST RACE, six furlongs—Deline Bank. 812 60, 810 00. 85 00. Pegging Pete. 810 80, 86.00. Dinaln, $3.60. Time, 1:12 2-5. S2COND RACE, five and one-half fur­ longs—Shervlll. 83 60. 83 80, 83.20. Leap Year Lady, 86 40, 83.40. The Cloud. 84 03. Time, 1:06. THIRD RACE, five and one-half furlongs—Gold Clock. 834 00, 815.80, *7.40. First Daughter. 810.30, $4 30. Double Lady, 82.60. Time, 1:06 3-5, FOURTH RACE, one mile and 70 yards —Justice Court, $17 00, $9,00, 85.20. Flying Latch, 813.00. 87.20. Old Rose. 84.00. Time, 1:44. FIFTH RACE, one mile and three-sixteenths—Young Agnes, 85.20. 84 20, 82.80. Phlnce Pharoah, $10 20. $6 00. 82 60. Ace of Spades. $2.60. Time, 1:59 4-5. (Dead heat for first.) SIXTH RACE, one mile and one-sixteenth—Hard Lu. 85.00, 84.20. 82.60. Bon Fly. 85.00, 83.00. Profile, 82.60. Time. $1:49. SEVENTH RACE, one mile 'Pd oe- • teenth—Dissent. 88 40. 85.40. 83.40. Clans- mald, 85.60, 53.40. Red i>u»r, »» oO. * ... 1:45, EIGHTH RACE, one mile and 70 yards— Quaker Brass. 811.80. 87 40, $4.80. Ronnie. 89.20, 85.80. Pundit. 84 00. Time, 1:14 4-5, Victory For Blues On Cass County Lot PLATTSMOUTH, Neb., June 25 —Lincoln Blues ran up against its first junior legion baseball competition of the season here Wednesday in whipping Plattsmouth, 1C to 6. The Capital City outfit came from behind to do it, too. After Plattsmouth had taken the lead in the first, the Blues came back to peck away for a run here and two there, to pile up the margin, Lincoln nicked Plattsmouth’s Vroman for 11 hits. Meanwhile, Hobart Hayes gave the Platters nine. Ernie Lee paced the Blue attack with f ur hits in four trips to the plate, one of them a double. The line score: Lincoln . ...................0 2 1 2 2 2 1—10 11 3 Plattsmouth 101012 1—69 8 Hayes and Inbody; Vroman and Eaton. CORNELIUS WARMERDAM. chances of clearing 15 feet are much better. While there are scarcely three other vaulters in the nation who figure to do 15 feet this year, “Corny’s” tips might do them some good. POLE SHOWS WEAR. “I hold my old pole (which is full of tape and rapidly showing signs of old age) 13 feet 8 inches from its base,” said Warmerdam. Since most vaulters can jump about three feet above their grip, “Warmy” figures, with a go<^ runw’ay and the maximum effort on his “push-away,” he someday might make 16 feet 2 inches. He goes not attach too much importance to his “pull-up” or “pole climbing,” as he calls it. “The sprint, take-off and push aw'ay do it,” says “Corny.” Keep ’em flying! Totals 28 8 18 3 Totals 7 21 8 Air COtpS ........................... 2 ? 2 n ft ? 1? Roberts ...................................0 1 6 0 0 4 x—11 Runs-Santolt, Faraca, Yarbrough. Scog­ gln. Shoup 3. Smith. Flowerree. Baker, Crawford 2, Worst 2. Schwlndt, Hegel. I Gardner, Runnle, Sinclair. Burke. Error— Santoll. Waslkowskl, Yarbrough. Pol, I Baker, Crawford, Schwlndt, Runnle 2. ' Two-bo se hit—Runnle, Baker, Schwlndt. Home run—Baker, Crawford. Sto'en base —Faraca, Scoggln Left on base—Air Corps 11, Roberts 7, Base on bal's—Off Waslkowskl 7. off Burke 4. off Bogard 6. Struck out—By Waslkowskl 6. by Burke 5. by Bogard 4. Hits and runs—Off Burke. 6 and 5 In 5; off Bogard, 2 and 3 In 2. Winning pitcher—Bogard. Time, 1:35. CITY LEAGUE AA. Water & Light......3 1 0 0 0 0 0—8 2 3 Golds .............................. 3 1 0 0 2 0 X—6 11 3 Oage and Murray: Martin and Mahagan. CITY LEAGUE A. Flyers ......................... 1 I I I I I 0—8 6 3 WPA. ...................7 00000 X—7 10 1 Masek and Davidson; Jones and Worley. Rockets 100000 0—1 3 3 Lincoln Market ... 0 0 5 3 0 0 x— 7 8 I Cnase and Miller; Moeller and Amen. BUILDING LEAGl E. State Hospital . .0 0 0 0 0 2 0—2 3 4 Cornhusker ..................3 0 0 1 0 3x—6 8 5 Janke and Steutzman; Blitz and Porter. GIRLS AAA. Hutchln-Hyatt . .. 0 0 1 3 1 1 0—5 2 3 Blackbirds ___ . l 0 0 0 0 0 0—1 3 3 Amos and Turner: Spargo and Steffen. CHURCH LEAGUE. St. Paul ......................3 03003 1— 7 « 3 Second Baptist 1 1 3 0 7 3 x—14 7 5 Hickman and McCune; Duncan and Egger. Calvary Lutheran won over Westminster by forfeit. Dodgers Idle, But Qain By Cardinals* Defeat V’EW YORK, June 25—(INS)—Brooklyn was nine full games ahead today in its runaway race for the National league pennant. The Dodgers, idle yesterday, picked up a full game on the Cardinals when Boston defeated St. Louis twice, 6 to 2 and 3 to 1. Jim Tobin, who notched his first victory in more than a month, pitched the Braves to their opening triumph. Rookie “Wild” Bill Donovon scored his first major league win in the nightcap, yielding only five hits. Frank Demaree and Chet Ross hit homers for the Braves in the first tilt. REDS SLAP DOWN GIANTS O ------------------------------------------------- the end of the first nine. He picked up another hole on No. 10 but Reed, who h; d been definitely “out of the groove.” then began to hit the beam. “Whitey” whittled aw'ay and, going to No. 16, the match was all square. Alter added Nos, 16 and 17 to his string and Reed, w'ho is home from the army on leave, was a beaten man. Reed ea.sed out of the tourna- mi lit with a “well, it was fun while it lasted.” He wa.s scheduled to depart next Sunday night for hi.s army post at Fort Ord, Calif., but received w'ord today that he leave Saturday night. So, Thursday he forfeited his first consolation match to R. B. Scott. Second prime upset w'as registered by “Lum” Doyle. Doyle took out Don Albin, University of Nebraska linksman, by a 1 up margin. Albin shot a 38-40—78, which was two strokes better than Doyle had for the layout, but it w'as a different matter on holes won and lost. FOLSOM WORRIES PHIL. Young Burton Folsom almost had the No. 1 upset of the day in his grasp in his battle with Phil Aitken. Folsom fired even par golf on the first nine to go three up on Aitken, who is one of the tourney favorites. Aitken rallied to win No. 10, but on No. 11 Folsom sank a 35-footer from just off the green to par the hole for a half after Aitken had rammed home a putt. Aitken took No. 12. Then on No. 13, Folsom barely missed his approach shot for an eagle three and took a four. Aitken stayed in the buggy, though, halving the hole with a 10-foot putt. Folsom bogeyed No. 14 to Aitken’s par and the match was all even. Then, on No. 15, Young Burt watched three tee shots go out of bounds and had to concede the hole. His game fell apart right there and he lost the next two and the match. But Aitken knew he had been given a battle. MEGINNIS TRIPS MALONE. Harry Meginnis had one of the day’s biggest galleries watching him as he overcame a three-down disadvantage to trounce Bob Malone, 2 up. Erv Rucklos, who accounted for the low round of the day, was only one over par in beating Hugh Mooney, 3 and 2. Don Pegler measured Fred Aldrich, 4 and 3, while Ted Sick ousted R. B. Scott, and 6. Herb Deurmyer, who twice has won the city title, defeated Phil Debus, 4 and 2. Keith Powell, who well may be the most overlooked darkhorse, was even with par figures for the first nine, then only one over from then on, as he beat Ed Maul, 6 and 5. Powell was to meet Emil Frank in the second round. Some of the day’s better scores: BEST WED.YESDAY CARDS. Par out .............4 4 4 4 3 4 4 5 4—36 Fisher ............ .4 4 4 5 3 4 5 5 4—38 B. Folsom 45443354 4—36 Aitken ... —..4 5444454 5—39 Powell ....... 54542445 4—36 Tobm ..................5 4 4 4 3 5 4 5 4—38 Frank ..... .45353545 4—38 Rucklos ..............4 4 4 4 3 5 5 5 3—37 Par m ..............3 5 3 8 3 4 4 5 4-36-36—72 Fisher . ............4 43435 B. Folsom 4 5 4 4 4 * 6 6 Aitken ..............3 5 3 4 3 4 4 5 Powell ..............3 5 4 4 Tobin ................3 5 3 5 4 4 4 5 4-37-38-75 Frank ................3 5 3 4 Rucklos ____ 35353544 4-30-37-73 Conceded hole. CITY TOURNEY RESULTS Bill Nicholson, Notre Dame track star and son of the late John P. Nicholson, Irish coach, has enlisted in the V-7 branch of the naval reserve. FIGHTS A ust Night A AT OAKLAND. Calif.—Henry Armstrong, I45t*. Loa Angeles, declsloned Shetk Rangel. 147hi, Fresno. Calif., 10 rounds. Rosco« Smith 147. Omaha. Neb., declsloned Cecilio Lozada, 148, Ban Jose, six rouuda. Cincinnati defeated the New York Giants, 4 to 3, in a lO-iiinmg twilight contest. The victory placed the Reds within a game and a half of the second-piace Caidinals. Frank McCormick’s tenth home run of the year m the eighth tied the score, and Bert Haas won the game with a home run in the tenth. Babe Barna was responsible foi all three runs off Bucky Walters, n i t- ting a two-ian homer in the fourth and driving home another maik- e r with a single in the BUCKY WALTERS. fifth. Walters notched his eignth victory against five de{eats. The Chicago Cubs made it two straight over Philadelphia, defeating the Phils in a night contest, 3 to 1, with Claude Passeau chalking up his eleventh victory. Successive doubles by Jimmy Foxx and Lou Novikoff, following Rip Russell’s single m the third, gave the Cubs two markers. Bill Nicholson added the third with a four-base knock in the ninth, Pittsburgh, like Brooklyn, was idle. MURPHY SAVES THE DAY In the American league, the New York Yankees made it two rilAMPIONSIIir nJGHT. Mnrrls Fisher defe»t«d Chsrlei Fl«ns- burg. 4 «nd 3, Don Pegler, sr . defeated Fred Aldrich, 4 snd 3; Dr. Clayton Andrev * dffeati'd Joe Collins. 3 and 2; Harry Meginnis defeated Bob Malone, 3 up. Erv Kucklo.t def-ated Hugh Mooney, 3 and 3, A. A. Olson defeated Bob Lef-h, 3 and 3, T.’d Sick defeated R. B Scott, 7 and 6, Joe Alter defeated Ralph Reed. 3 and 1 Phil Aitken defeated Burton Folsom, 1 and 1; Bill Sleek defeated Jack Morgan, S «nd 1. Herb Deurmyer defeatfd Phil Debur, 4 and 2, “Lum" Dovle defeated Don Albin. I up; Bill Folsom defeated Wilbert Everett, 5 and 4, Jack Tobm deteated Hal B'swors. 3 and 1. Keith Powell defeated Id Maul, 6 and 9, Emil Frank defeated Vern Strauch, 7 and 5. FIRST FLIGHT. Ed Dosek defeated Dick Russell, 4 and 3; Mart Lange defeated Omer Hatfield. 3 and 1; Bob Landegrcn defeated Al Strain, 3 and 2; Don Pegler. Jr., won from Dr. John Anderson by default: C, J, Hogan defeated W. E. Rolfsmeyer, 1 up; Jim Quinn defeated Lynn Cram. 7 and •; Don Dietrich won from Ralph Thetsen by default; Id Lof defeated Joe Tucker, 4 and 3. Coe Dalrymple defeated Norman Carlson. 5 and 4. C. W. Battey defeated Leo Hummell, g and 5; John Mellgan won from John Wigner by default, M. C. Mayo defeated Adam Brehm, 1 up on 30; Jay Lute defeated Dr. Lamb. 3 up; Bill Paul defeated O. W, Buck. 3 and 2; Elliott Myers defeated Wsrd Simpson, 1 up on 19. SECOND fXIGHT. Fred Pat* defeated I. J. Devoe. 3 and 1: Oscar Btlhorne defeated Olen Williams, 3 up. Dr. P. W. Albrecht defeatetK Floyd Moser, 4 and 3; C, Dubrjr defeated K. I. Alder, 1 up on 19. THIRD FUGHT, Lyle Holland defeated Rod Shuman. 7 and 6; W. O, Cus'er defeated Percy Maya. 1 up; W. r. Bryant defeated H. W. Oaus- man. 4 and 3; Oil Deltemeyer doieate.d L. F. While, 1 up, FOURTH FLIGHT. Bill Edward* defeated J. S. Jackaon, I up, Harry Orainger defeated Oeorge Lemon, 1 up, Qlen Buck defeated C. A. Johnson, 7 and 6; Charlea Sager defeated R. A. Locke, 4 and 3. FIFTH FLIGHT. Wendell Oroth defeated Bob Anderaon, 1 up; Ron Shuman defeated George Farley, 3 bnd I; Frank Sidles defeated Wardner Scott, 5 and 4; Ralph Connell defeated W. A. Hatteroth, 3 and 1. SI.XTH FLIGHT. Carl Shsrrar defeated C. V. Traphagen 3 and l, Gordon Shelledy defeated Dr. Carlson, 4 end 3; W. E Johnaotv defeated Ray Hruby, 4 and 3; C. V. Orneta defeated Ivan Devoe, 2 and 1. SEVENTH FLIGHT. V. W .Crook defeated L. C. Anderson. 6 and 5; R. E. Perrlne won from Bud Hunt by default; C. E. Kissinger defeated W. Roberts, 3 and 2; Dr. Milligan defeated Ai Williams, 3 and 1. EIGHTH FLIGHT. D Burback defeated M. Hatfield, 6 and 5; Clem Oaughan defeated Jack Schuetz. 4 and 3. in a row over St. Louis, beating the Browns, 6 to 4. Johnny Murphy, the Yankees’ ace relief pitcher, saved the verdict for Marvin Breuer, entering the game as the Browns threatened in the seventh frame. Behind steady flinging by Milnar, the Cleveland Indians won a 9 to 0 decision over Ph’la- delphia. Milnar allowed only five hits in scoring his fourth victory and also contributed a home run to the 15-hit Tribe attack. Tom Turner belted a home run with the bases jammed in the eighth stanza to give the Chicago White Sox a 6 to 0 win over the Washington Senators. Up until Turner’s long punch, the congest was a pitchers’ battle between young Early Wynn, who previously had allowed two runs, and Johnny Humphries. The latter W'as credited with his third victory of the season and his first shutout. TED PUNCHES HOMER Ted Williams smacked a home run in the seventh frame to give Boston a 1 to 0 victory over Detroit in the first twilight game in the history of Briggs Stadium, the Tigers’ home park. Charley Wagner let the Tigers down with three safeties. Wagner retired the Tigers in order after the fifth inning. Virgil Trucks, who gave up eight hits, was Williams’ victim. GATHERED AT RANDON. Lyle Holland, playing in the third flight, turned in the shot Thursday that had witnesses on the eighteenth green all agog. Hol- Ir.nd had defeated Ron Shuman, 7 and 6, and merely was finishing out the round. His tee shot was long on the “L” shaped hole and on his second he was some 145 yards away from the hole. Using a seven-iron, Holland put the ball about a foot past the cup and the backspin carried it right back into the cup for an eagle-two. Bob Malone, who wilted on the back nine to lose to Harry Meginnis, had a luck shot on No. 6 which gave him a two-up lead at that point. His approach shot hit Goodman v. Kraft In Trans-Sipp Battle KANSAS CITY, June 25 — (AP)—A Denver schoolman added finals flavor to a second-round match of the Trans-Mississippi golf tournament today when he faced Johnny Goodman, three- times champion. John Kraft, physical education director of Denver schools, is rated the best putter in the tourney and given an even chance to upset the Omahan who once held national amateur and open crowns. The winner of the Kraft- Goodman battle will pause briefly to catch his breath, then tackle Jim Walsh, 230-pound Kansas City railroad engineer, or Art Wangler, Kansas City. Walsh and Wangler tangle while Goodman is seeking to dispose of Kraft. First- round results included: Olenn Osttnan, Hlllcrest, Kansaz City, defeated Paul Cottlngha,m, Happy Hollow, Omaha. 3-4. Johnny Ooodmin Omaha, defeated Roger Kelley, Jr., Blue Hill*. 4-8 John Kraft, Denver, defeated Richard R. Irwin, Omaha, 4-3. a tree and bounced onto the green, just three feet from the pin. Then there was the unidentified southpaw who holed a 65-foot approach for a birdie-four on the 555-yard eleventh, longest hole on the Country club course. Phil Aitken had the dressing room buzzing with the tale of his match with Burt Folsom. Said it was one of the toughest matches he’s ever had. And he’s had some tough ones. Additional Sport On Want Ad Page Pacific Coast League. Seattle, 13; Sacramento, 5. Los Angeles, 8; Hollywood. 2. Oakland, t; Ban Francisco, •. A million smokers provi These smokes are'Hn the groove! mflRVHS The Cigarette of Quality for less money

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