The Evening News from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on April 6, 1929 · Page 11
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The Evening News from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania · Page 11

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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THE EVENING NEWS, HARRISBURG, PENNA., SATURDAY, APRIL 6, 1929 PAGE ELEVEN Training at Brighton for English Channel Swim; to Make Initial Try in July LONDON, April 6. Since Major Harry Segrave's capture of the automobile and speedboat championships from the United States, two British women have joined forces In an effort to beat the channel swimming record - set up by Gertrude EderJe in 1926. ' ' Miss Hilda (Laddie) Sharp and Miss Connie Gilhead, are alread in strict training at Brighton under the guidance of Jabei Wolffe, himself the hero of twenty-one courageous but unsuccessful attempts to defeat the treacherous tides and currents of the English Channel. The sole object of the girls, Wolffe said, is to break Miss Ederle's record of fourteen hours and thirtv-nin minutes for the crossing of ther twenty-one miles from France to England. In addition to the patriotic motive of bringing the record to England, there is the incentive of. the reward of a gold cup and cash prize, offered by the-Dover municipal authorities two years ago, to the first British woman to beat Gertrude Edejrle's time. Miss Gilhead has decided on July as the month for her first attempt from France to England, in which she will be paced by MiBS Sharp. Regardless of the outcome, Laddie Sharp intends to make her bid for the crosa-channel championship in August when she, in turn, will be paced by her teammate. It will be recalled that Miss Sharp accomplished the swim from France to England last August in fourteen hours and fifty-eight minutes, nineteen minutes outside Miss Ederle's record, but Wolffe is confident that, given fair conditions, both girls will , finish inside the American girl's figures this year. The pair have now been in training at Brighton, on the Sussex Coast, for over two months, their daily Toutiiie including swimming in cold waters, long walking trips, eating juicy, sustaining steaks and drinking occasional glasses of black beer. The inclusion of the last ingredient in the training diet is to make the girls fat, pro viding more buoyancy in the water and additional resistance to cold and exposure. Other women, too, have their eyes focussed on the gold cup and prize money, among them being Miss Ivy Hawke, who made the crossing from Cape Gris Nez to Dover in nineteen hours and sixteen minutes on August 18 last year, while Mrs. Gill, of ohef- field, and Miss Mercedes Glietzc, the London stenographer, each successful in 1927 with fifteen hours and nine minues and fifteen hours and fifteen minues, respectively, are regarded as almost certain starters for ' individual honors. Later entries from the United States, France, and other European countries are confidently expected, and the Dover corporation is planning to continue their custom of the past few years of erecting couple of tents on their bathing beach for the exclusive use of channel nwirn-mers. CLASS MEET AT STEELTON MAY4 The inter-class track meet at the Steelton High School, the winners of which will receive medals presented by the Steelton Booster Club, will be held on Saturday, May 4, according to the track schedule just announced. Boys will be entered in the 100-yard dash, 229-yard dash, 440-yard dash, 880-yard run, mile and one-mile relay. The field events to be staged are the high jump, pole vault, broad jump, discus, javelin and shot put. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be given to first, aecond and third place finishers, respectively. Warren Heller, together with sev-eral football and basketball players, have been turning in promising performances under Coach Paul Rupp. The schedule follows: Saturday, April 20, Quadrangular Meet on the William Penn High field; April 27, Penn Relays at Franklin Field, Philadelphia; May 4, inter-class meet to be held by Booster Club on Cottage Hill; May 18, District Three, P. I. A. A. meet on William Penn field; May 25, State P. I. A. A. meet at Penn State field. Steelton only send winners of first place in the district meet to Penn State. May 30, Reading invitation meet at Reading. Athens Five Continues Winning in Tournament CHICAGO, April 6. An overwhelming quarter final victory over the College Grove, Tenn., team, made Athens, Texas, the outstanding favorite to win the eleventh annual national interscholastic basketball tournament. The Athens team, rangy and powerful, experienced little trouble in trouncing the Collego Grove team, 22-7. The Tennessee representatives were not of the favorites and the onesided score by which they lost was a surprise. Athens had shown a powerful team before the College Grove gam and was rated as a favorite, but it played even better against the Tennesseeans than in other games. The principal trait which the Texans have shown to merit consideration as a championship possibility is endurance. Athens has looked better in the final quarter of every game than it did in the first half. Nominate Two for Post At William Penn High Officers of the two senior classes of the William Penn High School yesterday nominated Herman Sponi-ler and John Fowler as candidates for vice-president of the William Penn High School Athletic Association. The election will be held next week. The present officers of the Penn High Association are David McNaugh-ton, president; no vice-president; Caroline Grove, secretary; and Jessie F. Rees, treasurer. The officers of the senior classes to nominate Sponger and Fowler were David Mc-Naughton, Caroline Grore, Josephine Spangler, Herman Sponsler, Haold i Nestor end Myei Gordon, Exhibition Games Red Sox, 19; NewHaven,2 NORFOLK, Va April 6. The Boston Red Sox gathered eighteen hits, including four home runs, here yesterday, beating the New Haven Eastern League club, 1 to 2. ' Score by innings: Boston ,22008080 919 New Haven .. 0011000002 Ruffing Payne and Heving, Gaston; Simmons, Kamp, Sweeney and Padden, Bolton. Robins, 11; Mobile, 5 MOBILE, Ala, April 6. The Brooklyn Robins won their third straight exhibition game when they defeated the Mobile Southern Association team here yesterday, 11 to 6. In the last half of yesterday's game the Dodgers infield had Care, Rosen-feld and Rhicl on the bases and Hendricks at short. Dave Bancroft will be able to cover short in today's game with the Cleveland Indians at New Orleans. Score by innings: Brooklyn ....30052100 011 Mobile 00000022 16 Vance, Balou and Deberry, Gooch; Graffin, Settlemaire and Moore. Chi-Sox, 8; Spudders, 7 WICHITA FALLS, Texas, April 6. Clancy's two home runs and Reynolds' four hits, one a home run, gave the Chicago White Sox an 8 to 7 victory over the Wichita Falls Spudders of the Texas League yesterday. Reynolds and Clancy each scored three runs. Grady Adkins went the route for the Sox and was bumped hard in the three game series. Chicago 30202100 08 Wichita Falls .000102,30 17 Adkins and Autry; Wiltse, Smith and Snyder. Reds, 2; Nashville, 1 NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 6. Cincinnati's Reds continued winning close games from Southern Association opposition here yesterday by beating the Nashville Volunteers, 2 to 1, on Vanderbilt University's playing field. Donohue went the first seven innings for the Reds in air tight fashion. Allen led the Reds' offensive with three hits in three swings. ' - -.. Score by innings: R. H. E. Cincinnati .. 00 10010002 6 0 Nashville ... 0000000011 7 6 Batteries: Donohue, Kolp and Mc-Mullen; Milstead, Campbell, and Krueger. Kansas City, 3; Browns, 2 KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 6. George Gerkan's long hit in the eleventh inning gave the Kansas City American Association team a 8 to 2 victory over the St. Louis Browns yesterday. The hit scored Bob Seeds, Blues rightfielder, who had doubled. . It was the first game with the rearranged infield, Dan Howley having given up hope of developing a rookie third baseman and moved O'Rourke back to that position, with Melilli at second. Score by innings: R.H.E. St. Louis .. 000001100002 7 0 Kansas City 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 12 1 Batteries: Gray, Strelecki and Schang; Sheehan, Murray and Peters. Giants Win 13 of 15 MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 6. Yester-day was an off day in the exhibition schedule but not an off day for John J. McGraw's itinerant athletes. They were ordered out to the ball park in the morning to correct certain flaws which have developed in the Giant machine. One of the athletes who was given a course of instructions was Carl Hubbell. There is nothing wrong with . his pitching but his fielding isn't so good. He has a habit of throwing the ball into center field whenever he attempts to make a double play at second base. Andy Reese was another athlete to be put through a course of skull practice. Andy has been kicking the ball around too much to suit John McGraw. The exhibition tour thus far has been an artistic and financial success. Of the fifteen games played, the Giant3 have won thirteen and lost two. They dropped one contest to the White Sox in Dallas and one to the Cleveland Indians in New Orleans. John Harris to Meet Edison Nine Monday Coach Miles Albright's John Harris High School baseball team will play a practic game with Coach (Shorty) Miller's Edison Junior High School nine Monday after school. The Edison Junior High nine opens its season Tuesday when it battles the Le-moyne High School outfit, at Le-moyne. "Made Up to a Standard Not Down to a Price" Poulton Hats The hat we put our name in must be a good hat, because we remain responsible for its behavior throughout its life. $5 and up POULTON 5 North Third Street Win Nineteen Games and I ..X T-WTOiKSitt iiiiliiijmwaMK!MTO!t8Sgi I'll Mima amnmlintriini,uf jWMaaw m j t,4 If rk, , J, j ,- i , s EPS If - 2hk. mxSS iii H'tV" pj j (ft Vf The above is a picture of the Hershey Industrial School Varsity basketball team. The team members are: (left to right) back row: Harold Robertson, Thomas Sands, William Shively, Charles Hess,' Byron Robertson, Robert Books; front row, Paul Stump, coach, Harold Hagaman and Henry Stump. This team just closed a successful season winning nineteen out of twenty-seven games. HERSHEY SCHOOL MADE 828 POINTS The Hershey Industrial School basketball team of Hershey has closed a very successful season in the cage, winning nineteen games and losirtfe eight. The team rolled up a total of 828 points during the season as compared with 633 allowed its opponents. The season's record follows: H.I.S. Opp. 39 Rinks, Lebanon 21 22 Young Men's Five, Steelton.. 13 34 Geracians, Lebanon 19 36 Oriole Five, Harrisburg .... 11 25 Rinks, Lebanon 26 10 Senators, Millersburg 31 45 Greiner A. C, Lebanon 21 22 Hill A. C, Harrisburg 8 22 Phantom A. C, Lebanon .... 13 14 Tatton T. S., Eizabethtown. . 16 30 Pa. Business Ool Harrisburg 29 41 Graham-Paige, Harrisburg- .. 22 55 Rinks, Lebanon 16 89 Belmont A. C, Harrisburg .. 28 19 Patton, Elizabethtown 20 19 Girard Alumni, Harrisburg.. 37 46 Whippets, Lebanon 38 12 Orioles, Harrisburg 26 21 Titans, Lebanon 32 45 D. O. C, Harrisburg 33 33 Jr. Olivets, Lebanon 29 36 Tigers,. Harrisburg. 28 38 Celtics, Annville .' 17 19 Buccaneers, Harrisburg 18 45 Girard Alumni, Harrisburg .. 21 43 Highspire-Chestnut, Hbg. ... 40 18 Buccaneers, Harrisburg ..... 20 828 -........ Totals .......... 633 Schmelling Gets Right To Schedule Own Bouts BERLIN, April 6. Max Schmelling, German heavyweight contender, has been granted authority to sign his own contracts by the German Boxing Commission, which suspended Arthur Bulow's license in making the ruling. Bulow, who holds a contract as Schmelling's manager, will continue to share in Schmelling's purses until a definite settlement is reached between the manager and boxer. ' The managerial tangle In which Schmelling has been involved by his split with Bulow, who brought him to the United States, has seriously threatened the ring career of the promising German heavyweight who knocked out Johnny Risko. Schmelling, either through Bulow or Joo Jacobs, his self-selected manager, is now under contract to fight for Madison Square Garden, the Boston Garden, Jack Dempsey and Humbert Fugazy, Paddy Harmon of Chicago and Jess McMahon of the New York Coliseum. Pony McAtee May Ride VanDusen in Classic NEW YORK, April 6. Pony' McAtee, who rode Whiskery to victory in the 1927 Kentucky Derby, may ride H. P. Gardner's gelding, Clyde Van Dusen, in the classic race at Churchill Downs May 13. He has accepted a $1000 retainer from Gardner to ride the Man O'War gelding unless his employer, R. L. Gerry, has a mount for him that day. WW V mmmmmmmmmBoammmmmmmmammBU Johnny Hayes Al Conway Here on Tuesday Something unsual has happened. Johnny Hayes is riled. Hayes has fought here numerous times and has never exhibited any feeling toward an opponent before or after a bout. He exhibits all his feeling toward them between those two periods, and this is probably the cause of Johnny having so many personal friendb in Harrisburg. Several things have happenei In the past few weeks that have riled John, and in a letter to a friend John says "That fellow (Conway) will lay off me after next Tuesday night. I never ducked l)im. I fight any of them If the money 1s there. Willie Edwards had the same stuff around up in Scranton, when I was up there. Edwards, I hear, has got Conway a "shot" with Al Mello up in Boston. I'll soften him up for Mello." Hayes is right in blaming Edwards for Conway's campaign to get a bout with Hayes. Edwards has been after this bout for Conway for some time, and was constantly urging Joe Wcnke to put it in. He was seen mixing with the crowd at the last show, suggesting that if they wanted to see Hayes licked here in Harrisburg "get Wenke to put Conway in with him." Of course, that is what a manager is for, we presume, to get 'work" for his charges, but to be fair with Edwards he firmly believes Conway will defeat Hayes when that pair meet at the Auditorium int 1 "w.- u i lI i the rmf . , gggffl IB IIS. HUIJ : ... i: C 111 I mfFfi titfMririri: lit Lf adership Is maintained only by advancing it The history of the tire industry is the story of Firestone leadership from the first improvement over the old "clincher" to Firestone Gum-Dipped Balloons breaking all world records for speed, safety, durability and mileage. And now the NEW FIRESTONE SUPREME BALLOON surpassing all other tires In The Cost pf Firestone ! uiir TIDE SERVICE C0AIIV GAS, OILS, GREASING SERVICE, COWDREY BRAKE TESTING EQUIP MENT, RAY BESTOS BRAKE LINING, TIRE REPAIRING, VULCANIZING AND RECAPPING. 200 S. Cameron St Lose Eight Out to Beat Tuesday night. To a coterie of fans Willie expressed the belief that "Hayes would be a sucker for Al's right hand." Perhaps, Edwards has gotten under Johnny's skin with his manner in securing a bout for him, but it is learned that several things ' have turned in a way not to suit Johnny. One is that Jackie Brady, of Syracuse, is being given a bout in Philadelphia next Monday night with King Tut. John fought Brady a twelve-round draw In Providence just at a time when many thought Brady would be the next champion. John can't figure why they bring "Brady from Syracuse, when he lives in Philadelphia. Then the worst luck came. Just after he signed for the Conway bout'along comes a letter for a bout in Cleveland for a grand, And to think Conway's offer for a bout for a "grand" comes at a time when his bout up here fits in. Such luck. And to the unitiated 'a "grand" in the cauliflower vernacular means $1000. These things are likely to make Johnny a mean cuss next Tuesday night and add a little force to his threat "that fellow will lay off me after next Tuesday night.". But, Johnny's state of mind does not erase the fact that he has a battle on his hands Tuesday night, and if he wins he will know that he has oeen in a battle.- There are many ngnt here in the city who think "Supreme" Balloons Is vwrivww vwkvxvu gig Liberal Trade-in roncy i HEY'HHITCOEaB Hayes will b worsted in his encounter with Conway, and one of Harrisburg's best boxers some years ago predicts that Conway will jar Hayes often with that right hand; that Hayes is open for a good right hand. And the answer of the fellow in the street is: It can't be long now. FIVE CANDIDATES STILL TO REPORT AT MARTINSBURG Special to Thi Evening Newi MARTINSBURG, W. Va., April 6. Although chased out of their training quarters at Blue Sox park here Friday morning by heavy rains which miredHheir training field to an extent that made it unfit for practice. Manager Johnny Tillman and his Harrisburg Senators did not skip a beat in their training program yesterday but transferred activities to the Municipal Field where the ground was little affected by the rain. Friday's practice was staged during the late afternoon but the length of drill was similar to the late morning early afternoon period adopted Thursday. ' The players scampered over the big field that a hot sun quickly cleared of dampness. Little change over the first day's work out was noted. That period when sore armi develop is approaching: and the pilot is keeping a check rein on his athletes until the early days of training have passed and that danger with it. The squad has been increased by three newcomers. Larry Gallagher, veteran shortstop, whom Tillman is planning to shift to second this year, Henry Benton, a right hand pitcher, brother of Larry Benton, of the Nsw York Giants and Carl Johnson, first string catcher is the trio. Five more players are to report before the clubs roster will be completed. Tillman stated Friday that his outfield worries are nil this year with McBride, Flood and Burke, all. veterans of last year's team, returned. No other candidates will be considered. Only two exhibition games have been arranged to date. One at Harrisburg on April 20 and at Lancaster on the twenty-first both with Williamsport. Jack Jenakovich Wins Fight at Lancaster Jack Jenakovich, of Enhaut, was the only local amateur boxer to come through with a victory in the St. Joseph Catholic Club amateur boxing show staged at Lancaster Thursday night. Jenakovich gained a decision over Johnny Schied. The other Harrisburg amateurs to appear in the show lost to the following: Jim Jiggers to Eddie Kirchner; Kid Mau-gins, knockout in second round to Jack Green; Arch Warner, Harrisburg, was unable to appear. Former Tech Athlete Named Academy Coach Robert K. 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