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";;•$? Page Six NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1914 ALL-STAR HALF By Jack Sards ALL- AMERICAN MAUF6ACK; AT -fu LS^A , A sfAf? AH--STACS -fi\e WASMMSICX sea- 27 rro 7, Win, AOO 3O 10 P&RFORU PROS Dizzy V6AK ABiury, oovas is A4 Chicago Cubs Have Hit The Comeback Trail Unused Parts Called Snare To Conversion Meanwhile, industry representatives returning from the Washington conference predicted devclop- j mcnc of new models may be far ! in the future even though -WPB regulations permit use of strategic materials for experimental pur- poaes. BY CIIAKT.KS T. rKAKJiOX United I'rcs.s Staff (Jorrrs|>ondi*nt Detroit —(UP)— Failure by the Kovarnrrinnt to proviilo storage spucu for "mountfLinous pllos" of «b.soli>te prirts nnd idle raw ma- tcrlalM is hampering preliminary steps toward reconversion, anftofd- ing to the Automotive Council for Win' Production, The council's attack followed the widely expressed opinion In automotive circles here that "very llttlo" • was accomplished In iho mid-July Washington conference between industry representative's and thn War Production Board on new car production and predictions of early unemployment problems by labor spokesmen. "As a result of production cut- bucks nnd design modifications on war products, mountainous piles of obsolete parts, scrapped manufacturing equipment and Idle raw mate-rials are beginning to clutter up valuable manufacturing space." asserterl George Rommey, man- a;<ing dlrrc.tor r>i' th*? council. Nil SIKICI- ffir Ki'srrvi' "7'hOJ'f? ncvrr h.'is (•lo'.-n room for maintaining surplus Invuntorios and usually not more than a day's supply of rmo Item oi 1 a week's Jjanlt of another was kept 'on hand," Rommey paid, "Tnday, materials which no longer .an; needed for 1 wm- production and liavo no relationship to those used in automobile manufacture an; cluttering aisles, crowding shipping clocks and doK- Kin>,' usablu factory and warehouse sptico," he snid. Romrney cited one unnamed company here at least »0 Hoi't-.x of space inside and out. thr plant )M occupied by parts ami material from a cancelled tank contract and there is still morir than .11,000 tons of steel tyiriK up space nearly 10 months after It became a surplus commodity. "With wholesale contract terminations on V-day, this incident will tin multiplied many times," Rom- mcy warned. "And unless adequate legislation is enacted by ConKress. t'nctory space will become jammed with surplus Broods i and nn indollnlte doiay In thn ro- | conversion prnjrram will occur." (By United Pre8») The Phlklelphia fans that watched the Chicago Cuba play their Phillies Sunday saw a el'ub with a new surge of energy: The Quaker City fans who saw the Cubs earlier this season shook their heads. This doesn't look like the same bunch nt 'all. Something must have happened to them. Well, something has happened to those Cubs. And it' Isn't vltami pills, either—it's Charley Grimm Ever since the pjrinnlng Grimn came back to the Windy City tho.s Cubs 'have I'been playing hustlinf ball. And they've been brcokinf bettor than even under Grimm t pull out of tho cclfar on the way up to challenge for n spot in the firs I division. The first thlnR Grimm did was ;ret his pitching staff back in work inj; order. The Chicago hurlers hue been working out of turn—Iho; had begun to think that they jus couldn't win. ' " One trouble witfi the Cub pitching staff was the fact that big EC Hanyxcwski was ailing and was having trouble on' tho mound as a result. However, with a little nursing along cholly has brought Hany/.ew- ski along to the point where he Is one of the most effective pitchers In the league. ' ' ' And the banjo-playing manager has done an equally lino job on the rest of the Chicago pitching stalT. In fact he has dOno'suclV'a good job that the Cubs now are pushing the New York Giants for fourth place and expect to step into tho Hrst division before many more days. • Play At Waterbury Saturday Night POWERFUL FILM SHOWING NOW AT STRAND THEATER With it's powerful nimlzalion of Maxwell Anderson's celebrated iiHijio success "The Rve of St. Murk" hits brought to the. screen of the Straml theater, a motion picture that will always be remembered ns the fri'eatcst 1 emotional 'experience to. come out of this war. FatUrinK Anno Baxter,. William Kythe and Michael O'Shea: in a brilinnt case including Vincent Price, -Ruth Nelson and Ray Collins, "The Eve 'of St. Mark" is the war's greatest love story—the most understanding, searching drama of a soldieir's faith ever filmed. Here's the love story of 1 n 'G.- I. .foe wn have all bee.n waiting for. The story of his temptations and laughter, his dreams and his cour- nKe It's a man's story of fighting men in their Run-thunderinp hour of glory; a woman's story of pounding hearts in that last shining hour together So astonishingly f'"ir.k. and yet so tender—and so brim-t'ul of blood-stirring drama is this 'dim—it is that ras'c kind of motion picture entertainment that goes straight to your heart.' Inler- spursetl v.-iih lusty barrack's horseplay and umling with the emotion- shattering last sla'nd on Bataan, "Tho Eve of St. Mark" adds up to Ihc mc-.st human .war drama to date. Tho companion feature on tho Strand screen along with "The Eve of fit. Mark" • is 20th C.entury's- Fo.x's "Ladies of Washington," which features Trudy Marshall. Konnlcl Graham, Sheila Ryan and Anthony Quinn. It's Cast moving actiorj packed melodramatic romance of our Cfipito! City today and about tho important man job our women arc doing. There's plenty of comedy, too, in "Ladies of Washington" and the climax has an unusual twist that goes to maku it high typo rholion entertainment. Latest Fox Movietone News com-. plL'les the Strand bill which plays through Thursday.' Cleveland In Suspension Of Welter Boxers 1 ' Tlir 'Cleveland" Boxing commission has indefinitely suspended welterweights Bobby Ricliardson and 'Tommy Bell '"for' failure to fulfill Contracts signed' by their respective managers." Both colored boxers 'hnd been scheduled to fight each other hv n co-feature with the recent TJoyd Marshall - Joey Maxim- fiprlit In Cleveland. Promoter Larry Atkins 'say* Be mn out on the fight, and Richard son refused to meet Jose Basor who hnd been selected as a subst tute for Eel!. ' ' Both boxers, their managers an the National Boxrng ns'sociatio liave boon notified of the susper sions. .'•4 Frank Zonino Second iih A Card Of 76 •SV Mike Ryba In T&htMWin Over Cleveland Eor.'on's 33-yc2.r-o]d jack-of-o.il- 'tradcs, Mike Kyb.i, and Cleveland rookie Slcvs Gromck put on the Event Held In Connection With Play In George ) I Young Event Above.' >» shown tl>« crack Cuhnn Colored Giants, thj leadurn In the-xucond hiilf of the Nationul XCRI-O l luaguo, wllo conic to tin; Brass City on Saturday to fnce Manuifcr Fred JJavl'h.'lJraMcos In a night (fiuni> at the Wuterhiiry Mnnci|ml Stadium. Ty Cobb Was One Of The Greatest Of Ball Player^ Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Athletics Played A Mo mentous 17-Inning- Game (Th'is is another thrilling episode rom the .sport pages of the past, prepared by Bernard Brenner of ho United Press Radio ' sports :taff.V. ' ' ' ' Tho Detroit Timers and the Phila- ephia athletics had a Uniib'c-heml- r scheduled for Philadelphia on he 13th of September, 1907. They never did play the second ame of that, twin bill. You can hai'k'o that to the account ofa 20- Sanders Happy Over Home Run Xc\v York, Aug. 1—(UP)—Rny Sanders of the St.' Louis Cardinals was" happy in his hotel room. He grinned and tabbed the Sunday home run he. hit against the Dodgers a "legitimate knock." When Questioned on the leglti mate phrase, Sanders grinned out the answer that it wasn't like a four-boll blow ho hit on the Dodgers last season. The Cardinal flrstsacker who leads both major leagues in runs batted in, recalled that he tried to duck out of the way of Max. Macon's pitch last" season. The ball his his bat and .accidentally plumped over the wall for a home run. BABY SUFFOCATED A blink of the eyelids takes about one-fortieth of a second. Quincy, Mass., Aug.' 1—fU P)—A two-montri-old baby has. suffocated in his crib, Robert Stewart choked to death when he becam entangled in his bcclc'.oUlies. Anew Champion in invasion STUBERAKE f»n»*n lh» tondl •! Normondy beach—June, 1944. BUILT IY STUDMAKIR . . . POWIRIO BY STUDIBAKIR CHAMPION INOINI Y OU'LL hear a lot more about this agile new Allied personnel and cargo carrier as our invasion armies roll deeper into Europe... Born of war's needs—brainchild of the Office of Scientific Research and Development, the War Department and Siudebaker engineers —the Weasel is being manufactured by Studebakcr under contract with the Ordnance Department, Army Service Forces . .. It's Smdebaker-built—and it's powered by the famous Studebakcr Champion engine ... Officially designated the M-29, it was soon nicknamed the WeaseJ. And like a weasel it is—in stealth and swiftness—in sure-footed movement on practically any kind of terrain. STFIHMt «UO NltOS WIISHT CYCttNl (HUMS FOR M(IN6 FUINI FOIHESS - HIlTIf It • HIT! MHITUT TIUCKS - OTKI VITIL Ml MTtilAl car-old outfielder—young Ty Cobb C the 'Detroit Tigers; Cobb was on his way to his first attlng championship that season. \long 'With Sam Crawford" ; and luudo/'Rossman. Ty g afv. e. tho igers one of the first American 3aguc- power clubs. They held a im lead at the lop of the -stand- igs with Philadelphia second, Connie Mack's Athletics—a proud team that had won the pennant i" 1905—could take the flag by winning those two games. The A's had a great defensive club. They had gi'eat pitchers—and they had h'ttlc brotherly love for tho Tigers' th'at day. But those scrapping, high-riding Detroitcrs didn't care much for the A's, or for the fans that packed the stands and overflowed onto the , field. Cobb was the llgntingest of the bunch. A hard-hitter, a fast, snarying demon 'on the bases.- A guy who didn't know whcn'to quit. 1 Wild Bill Donovan started thai game for the Tigers. Bill had nil the speed he needed—a good curve and most of all, plenty of heart. He, too, was a fighter. Six innings wont by—six happy innings for tho Philadelphia fans. They rocked the stands and sent echoes down to set tho liberty Bell quivering. For the A's had whacked 3111 Donovan like a run in tho Iflh. At the end of six innings the Athletics led seven to one. Jimmy Dygert started for the Athletics.- But he didn't get paat he second ir.ning. When the Tigers chased ono run across the plate, Connie Mack yar.ked 'Wygert and I ailed for Rube Waddell. The Rube ame in and showed the' Tigers a urve ball 'that could turn a corer. He stopped the rally. With the chips down the Tigers cached for more Cards and drew ces in tho seventh, Waddell came ut—and before he could draw a cop breath he had the bases loaded behind him. Then Sam Crawford drove an automatic two-bag- gor into the ropcd-off crowd for two runs, Cobb drove in one more, and a fourth scored before the inning was over. The Tigers had moved back into tho ball game. The score was 7 to !3. The A's promptly struck back with ono -run in their 'half of tho seventh. But 'the Tigers kept the ball rolling with one run in the eighth. The score was Philadelphia, 8, Detroit G, as they went into the ninth inning. RubeWaddoll faced Sam Crawford first. This time''these roundhouse curves didn't fool the Tiger center fielder. Sam singled, and Ty ^obb came up. Connie Mack looked down the ino to his bullpen. Eddie Plank MIS warming up. Mack looked back it Waddell and decided to go with he Rube a little longer. Mack van ted: to save Plank for the sec- nd game. Waddell stretched and- came own with the pitch. Cobb swung nd connected. He drove the' ball igh over the right field fence as 'ic crowd groaned. His team-mates rabbed him and cheered them- clves hoarse as he scored the ty- ig run. Mack yanked Waddell — throw Eddie Plank in. But the score was ed and it stayed tied. The game wont 17 innings—it ragged on so long that .they ever did get to play the secorid ame. The Tigers .loft,, tgwn iwith heir lead intact to win tho pennant. Florida Tracks Looking For Big Winter Season The "U. S'." kickers tournamwi; ,-i.t. the Hop Brook club was wo- by "Dick" Sweet with an 88-L' handicap, net 76, with second prizj going to Fred Zonino with a 301. 24 handicap, net 77. The tournament was held (• .connection with the George P t.op pitching duel of the reason ,n YounK two-man tournament which an arc-liC'lH game, at Cleveland la/it j st _ lr , s August 5th. Handicaps u, ni S ht - . j being arranged on the basis of I returns from tho kickers and club j records. The ' projected round robin for the George P. Young trophy i s , warm-up for the U. S. Rubber tournament, to be held later jj tho year. Former winners of the Phtlad'olphla 3, Chicago 2. Boston 3.. Cleveland 0. St. Louis 3. Washington 2. Only games scheiltilec). Tlie Standing St. Loui.s , . . Boston Ts'cw York . Cleveland Chicago Detroit Philadelphia Washington W. r.s Til 50 M •17 •!S Pet ..ISO .530 .nor .500 .-190 .•139 .•133 Today's Phil.idalphia at Chicago—H.im- in (3-9) vs. Lopat (5-G).' Now York at Detroit (twilight) —.Eonhnni (S-3-) vs. Trout (1C-9). Boston at Cleveland—Hughson J.G-i) vs. Bag-by (1-3). "Washington at St. Louis (night) —-Leonard (9-7) vs. Potter (9-5). XATIO.VAL LEAGUE Yesterday's Result* Chicago 5, Philadelphia 1. Pittsburgh 3, Boston 2. New York" 9. Cincinnati 7. Brooklyn C, St. Louis 1. The Standing St. Louis . Cincinnati Pittsburgh Xew York \V, L. Pet. RS 20 .723 53 -12 .05S 50 -10 •(« fid Cllica.rro -12-17 Boston Sfl .16 Philadelphia 3700 Brooklyn 33 57 .556 .-179 .•172 ,•1 1 .1 .•102 .-100 Today's Giimi's, Fltcrers Chicago at Philadelphia (2) Uwi- lieni-nigrht)— ErN-kson (2-5) and Cli.ipman (10-1) vs. Kennady (0-0) and" Raffcnsborgcr (9-13). PilUsburgh at Boston—Starr (-13) or Strincevich (7-G) vs. Tobin (11-12). St. Louis at Brooklyn—Brcchcen (10-2) vs, Wyatt (2-1). •Cincinnati at New York—Hcuser (S-C) vs. Brcwar (1-U. Pauline Betz Is Top Choice Ponte Verda, Florida, Aug. 1— (UP)—The Sport of Kings, is going to pick up in Florida during the coming winter ;xn<l- spring season. Florida's state racing commis sion h.'i.s announced that tracl dates ih.ivo been granted to thre Urni:k for a combined total of 12 1 days of racing. Gulf'Stream returns to the track picture for tho JVsl lime since the trt-ek wont into bankruptcy foui days after the Brand opening in 1039. And, of course, Hialeah and Trop. ieal Park again will operate. J^as winter these two tracks had a record-breaking scioson. All throe tracks expect to do a tremendous business n.s a result of thousands of servicemen who .will be stationed in the Florida area. The first track to open will be Gulf Stream which will operate from December 1st- to December 23rd and again from March 2Sth to April 19th. . Tropical PnrJc will opon on Decumber 25th and will operate until .tonuary ifitJi and xvii: have a spring meeting from Slarch 5th 'to M.irch 27th. Hialeah will operate a straight •!0 day period from January 17Ui to March 3rd. Gulfstren.ni is being operated' this year by a syndicate headed by James Donn of Miami. It has the most beautiful location, of any rs<'k. in the Southland. The Gufslrcam track is located 20 miles from Hollywood on the ast const of Florida nnd has the Atlantic ocean as a backdrop. Jt wns built for $1,500,000 by the ate Jo'hn Horning. C ' f IF A EM — who has play-ail every position on the diamond— talked Manager Joe Cronin into letting him start. He won a two-hit 1 to 0 victory over the Indians. Gromnk, Cleveland's promising youngster, •had a no-hitter until the middle 01" the eighth. Then he lost in the ninth on faulty inficlding. The Philadelphia Athletics won | a-n overtime, 3 to 2 game from the I Chicago White Sox. Hurlers, "Pai.-ffi | Christopher, for file A's, and Orval Grove, for Chicago, allowed seven hits along the way. But Grove*weakened in the 10th inning and let through .1 single Philadelphia run—to break the deadlock. The St. Louis Browns nosed out ihc W;i-shin.gton Senators 3 to 2. Jack Kramer gave up 10 hits as he w;nt tho distance. But he ?<paced tiiom niecly. In the National league, pitchers Mi Vandenberg, of the Cubs, and l-'ritx. O.st-jrmculler, of the Pirates, turned in tig-ht performance.-;. Thu Bruins took the Philadel- j.'hia Phillies over th'e bump.-=v 5 to 1. behind Van denb erg's stingy lhiv?p hits. Vandonburg, ^usually a •relief hurler, got Manager Cbarlie Grimm to give him a chanc.-; as a starter and made good in a big \\viy. Big Bill Loe was hi? victim. At Boston Fritz Ostermucller, a 30-year major league veteran, set the Boston Braves down with two- bits, to give Pittsburgh a. 9 to 2 decision. Ostermueller hit safely three out of his four times at b.it to help his cause along. And his teammate, Pete Coscarart, tallied a homer, a double- and a single. The ,N"cw York Giants, who arc teetering on the edge of the second division abyss, held tbeir precarious firs; division perch by beating the Cincinnati Reds, 9 to 7, in a night game. Tl)c Reds made a strong bid in the first two in- r.ings when tliey hit 7'ookie Bill Voiselle for si.x runs, but couldn't get anywhere against Swede Hansen who relieved him. The Brooklyn Dodgers blitzed the St. Louis Cardinals. G to 1 behind their hard-luck rookie. Hal Gregg. P. Young trophy include: 3225, F. R. Dean. H. A. Andtr- son; a 936, J. A, McKec, F. 1038. K. X. Barrett. R. Haclt«t',l 1939, L. P. EushneH, S. ' J9<!0, J. A. McKeo, F. Zonino; W. J. Gruncr, E. J. Geise; 1912, E. L. Sullivan, E. Cichowski. Teams entered in the rour,i robin include: Fred Zor^no-Ralph Hanson; Jot Bey-Dom Minicucci; Henry Cieslowski-Dick Van Twisk; SUr. Glover-Harry Anderson; Dick Sweet-Ed Petrucclli; Chei 7\*ojack- Jack Dean; Bernie Sullivan-Osctr Wirth; Harold Barrett-Georgt Lecper; Gus Klein-Jack Fitzgerald; Chet Underhill-Al Green. Gregrg j-ieldcd seven blows but kept fhem well scattered. Mere's today's baseball schedule: 3n the American league, it's Philadelphia at Chicago, Xew York at Detroit, Boston at Cleveland, ard Washington at St. Louis. In the National legaue. Chicago ind Philadelphia engage in a twin bill at Philadelphia, Pittsburgh in- •ades Boston, i-lie Cardinals naeet .he Dodgers at Brooklyn, acd New York if. host 10 Cincinnati.' American Girl Sets Swim Mark In 880-Event A soldier uses about J 1-2 pounds f soap acr month. BUYMORE BONDS IBM NOW TUBS. - WED. - THURS. and New March of Time Pauline Bet:', has become an early favorite to defend her national women's tonnis title at Forrest Hill this fall. • ' Mis.-; Betz sot herself up as th definite choice by easily winnin] tho.Seth annual Seab'right tcnni tournament for women. Th'u . pretty ..California miss CAS ily whipped through the best ama tour lady .tonni's players in the land'arid was forced to go an cx •act in' tho final match only. That was the deciding match with Margaret Osbornc, who war the,second sot. Expect Track To Set New Record of t!he Thistledown race track near Cleveland predict that the summer meetinc will sot a new record for attendance and' betting. It will.be a 23-day meeting, opening .on August 9th, and mora than 400 thoroughbreds already have, arrived to, compete Cor the. $200,000 in prize money. The moatkig will bo a'twilight affair -with the program -starting at <!:]# daily except on. Saturdays and . holidays When the first race will start two hours earlier. ALCAZAR TODAY- - WED. - THURS . Dennis Morgan and Irene Manning In "THE DESERT SONG" .; In Technicolor Have You Boiisrlit Thut BOND? HIGHLAND GROCERY 92 HIGHLAND AVE. TEf*. 4880 ' ROCCO RADO, Prop.' ' MA X W El] I -A N.D E EVE MARK I — plus — Ladies of Washington Trudy M:irKhn>!-nonuld Fov the first time in 15 years in American girl has set a new world swimmin™ record. Sha is Ann Cunis of California who cut eight seconds from the world mark in the SSO-yard free style event. The former record of 11 mimitis, 36 fi-10 seconds was set by Miss R. Hveger of Denmark in 1937. She set the record in Stockholm, i wad en. Tho new record sot by Miss Curtis ir. the Pacific Amateur association's Western girls meet. She alfo won tlio 100-yard free stylo in.l minute, 11 7-10 seconds. Her daw for Uie SSO was 11 minutes, S 6-10 seconds. Bill Smith of Honolulu—who hclds a score of nau'ona.1 and world records—whipped through an exhibition 100-yard, free stylo in 52 6-J? seconds. In an averapre year, about •Opel- cent of the world's forest tion comes from the U. S. NOW PLAYING M-G-MammothMusical " !?eoro( ' i «' Scotlund V.-ird' plus "Vollow Hose of Texas' ^^_^ W ^^^^^^^^^^ Electrical Supplies Lighting Equipment!] HOMU 'KM WITH BOMBS Victor — Columbia — Uccca Records SWAN ELECTRIC CO. 13 CHURCH ST. TEL. 25^ In Ireland, among the supersti- , (•ions, if a BAKER accidentally I drops a loaf ot bread, he stop's ? work for the day. in fear of I resulting "evil luck"; j CITY BAKERY! 171 Maple Street TEL. 3B78 MILK - EGGS Delivery To All rnr Of . SKELTON •MCtnux, . WILUAMS ; turn mam •. 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