-r -7). J ,1 1 1 y ClAGE EIGHT THE SHAMOKIN DISPATCH. SHAMOKIN', TA., FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 19, 1932 Chicago Looms As Cubs Win Another Marathon Contest To Keen In Front Guy Bush Credited With Second Extra-Inning Tilt in Two Days Boston Loses in Fifteen Innings BY ITS CONKI.1V International News Service Sports Writer NEW YORK. Aug. 19 i INS) A team that won! be beaten can't be beaten, which is why the Chicago Cubs locked like red-hot favorites today to win the National League pennant. The league-leading Bruin? have emerged with flying colors from two leng. gruelling, extra-inning games against Ba-ston with class, gamencss and 1 Charley i Grimm tCQi determination stamped upon them unmistakably. Unless the unprecedented strain of battling through two consecutive games that last a total of 34 innings makes them crack, their home stand against the invadint' eastern clubs should continue to be a profitable 011P. Their advantage over Pittsburgh and Brcoklyn 2 1-2 and 3 games respectively is bigger than It locks on paper. The Cubs have lost three fewer games than Pittsburgh and six less than Brooklyn, and it is the "games lost" column that counts at thA pay-off. By a remarkable coincidence. Sheriff Guy Bush was credited with both of Chicago's wins over Eoston in the two marathons, and in each instance he pitched only one inning, the last the 19th on Wednesday and the 15th yesterday. After playing errorless ball Wednesday, the braves made six boots yesterday and one of them was costly. After English walked io open' the 15th, Spohrer threw C.y-ler's sacrifice Into right field, lish scampering to third and scoring the winning run cn Hoss Steph enson's single. It was the firs; run i scored since the ninth inning, when the Braves tied the score. Eoth Boston teams seem to have a penchant for extra-inning games. The Red Sox came from behind three times yesterday to nose out the Browns, 7 to 6, in another 15-inning marathon. Levy of the Brcwns and McManus of the Sox each hi; homers in the eleventh and each club scored three runs in the 14:h. In the 15th Stumf tripled and s:ored the winning run on a fiy. The Phillies got back into the National League pennant race and practically knocked St. Louis out of it by trimming the Cares twicr, 10 to 4 and 9 to 4. Hansen and Jumbo Elliott were the winning hurlers. Waite Hoyt continued his comeback with the Giants by beating the Reds, 7 to 3. Other teams were Idle. n EXCELSIOR TO 3 -1 VICTORY Also Gets Two Hits Out of Three Trips to Plate Gordon Loses When Marsh Yields Only Five Hits Excelsior's ball club clicked smoothly yesterday when it defeated Gordon. 3-1. Backing up Marsh's pitching with seven timely hits, the Excelsior outfit managed to assume an early lead which they held during the eBtire battle. Marsh, besides hurling a fine game, came through with two hits and scored one run. Shutt had :wo hits for Gordon. Gcrdon was held to fr. hits. The score: EXCELSIOR AB F. Tex. 3b 2 1 e sc :-: o a Hartzel. lb. Guisbert, li P. Marsh, : J. Marsh, p F. Wvjrck. 3 0 3 0 2 0 j i. 3 0 o ; . 0 ' 0 0 o 0 0 0 Kuntc. cf 2 l n ; J. Wyscck. n3. .... 3 ii 1 1 Wr:::tz. rf 3 0 0 1 Tc: 24 3 GORDON AB R. 8 0 H O. 1 4 0 1 1 1 Deitrick. c. Geirt. p N. Kim.nel L. Kaufman. G. Troy. if. Shutt. 3b. .. Fetterclf. rf. Pitts, ss. ... Eunean. lb. Tota ol o i o1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 5 18 9 1 POPULAR REGION GRIDDER SUCCUMBS Peier Moleski. 27. of A'.-ss, we-i! known regional football star, is Eoleski was cne cf the test hne-ni( n in the lower anthracite region and played with such teams as the Mcu:.t Carmel Wolverines. Crard- villc and once plz?ed in the Eastern j pro kig-e. eu-gocs . as ne was tsown io ty.r. fans. ci:d from lang troubl Wednesday afternoon la a sanitarium at Ciesii.i. Rid.u telerraz-s sent from Narva? to :i,e United States last year ouxberei 15744 BASEBALL SCORES AMERICAN' LEAGl'L Yesterday's Results Boston. 7; St. Louis, 6 '15 inn.) Other games postponed, rain. Today's Schedule Detroit at New York i2'. Chicago at Washington (2). Cleveland at Philadelphia 2. St. Louis-Barton not scheduled. How Thrv Slind W. L. Pet. New York 79 ,35 .693 Athletics 70 47 .598 Cleveland 68 47 .591 Washington 63 51 .553 Detroit 58 54 .518 St. Louis 53 62 .461 Chicago ...... 36 75 .324 Boston ... .30 85 .250 NATIONAL lEAGl'E Yesterday's Results Phillies. 10; St. Louis. 4 i first). Phillies. 9; St. Louis. 4 second). Chicago. 4; Boston. 3 15 inn.) New York. 7; Cincinnati. 3. Brooklyn - Pittsburgh, postponed, wet grounds. Today's Schedule Boston at Chicago. Phillies at St. Louis. Brooklyn at Cincinnati. New York at Pittsburgh. How They Stand W. L. Pet. Chicaeo 63 50 .538 Pittsburgh 61 53 .535 Brooklyn 63 56 .529 Phillies 61 58 .513 St. Louis 56 59 .487 Eoston 58 61 .487 New York 54 60 .474 Cincinnati 51 70 .421 INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Yesterday's Results Newark. 2; Toronto, 0 (first). Newark, 2; Toronto, 1 (second). Albany, 7; Rochester, 5. Baltimore. 7; Buffalo, 5 (first night game). Jersey City-Mcntreal. rain. Today's Schedule Newark at Toronto. Albany at Rochester. Baltimore at Buffalo. Jersey City at Montreal. How Thev Stand W. L. Pet. Newark 85 45 .654 Buffalo 70 57 .551 Baltimore 70 59 .543 Montreal 66 130 .524 Rochester 68 63 .519 Albany 59 70 .457 Jersev Citv 58 76 .433 Toronto 42 88 .323 NEW YORK-PEVNA. LEAGUE Yesterday's Results wniiamsport - Binghamton (night game). Other games postponed, rain. Today's Schedule Scranton at York. Elmira at Hazleton. Binghamton at Williamsport. Wilkes-Barre at Harrisburg (2). How They St.ind W. L. Pet. Wilkes-Barre .... 64 49 .566 Harrisburg 61 52 .540 York 58 51 .532 Hazleton 55 57 .491 Scranton 54 59 .478 Binehamton 55 60 .478 Williamsport .... 52 61 .460 Elmira 51 61 .455 U. Of P. Will Be Represented Bv 4 Football Outfits .nhedir.'.es Arranged For Varsity, Junior Varsity, 150-Pound and Freshman Teams PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 19-(INS) -The University ;f Pennsylvania ill te represented by three football ?ams thi fall in addition to the sri. :y. according to an announce-irr.t by H. Jamison Sw arts, assis-int direct ?r of the department of :terccllec:a:e affairs. ve bee: varsi'v. i arranged 150-pound Three con-the Fresh - .1C and Freshn-tests will b tcam ayed by men while the ethers wil srames each.. play two j The Freshman eleven It lie season cr. OT0--r 15 jlMmbia Frrsh" cr. Frar.l Or. October 2'j the vea: play Pr.ncet-n cr. the T: 1 cpen h Co- Field. s ... ! ' field .a tr.e c.:-s:r.2 c r.t- st :r.-il game w::h C :n-: r 5 en Franklin F.eld. The 130-p.x.nd team, i . oe '.r.e No-.e:r.- .icteat? l .a.-: vear. meet i. nova en 1 with the Neveir.- ; will be j Nr.emccr 4 and cl : s ve:;r t gar.;-: lar.eva played ;-r. the V the se:cr.d cr. Franklin F.eld here. The jur.ier varsity w-.U play Vil-lar.oa cn Franklin Field cn Arrr.is- ! i D3y and w.ll meet Gettysburg r.e .alters rndircn cn Nevcm be: I Scholastics And Excelsior Ready j , - The Scheie -t.es will rr.: : toufh team hen they go up .no:r. Egamst i Excelsior this t The tattle r Purs and 15 oclxt to tet will be waged a: Ma;, is scheduled t start Jay Xarce is tec hurl.r.r assimmer.. .cr tr.e t: c - tics, while Danny Ki.r.e :il re:e his effe rings. -.e I i Victor in Hambletonian Classic K . a: Tr..,',.i'7t.i,.w, mi i n iirc it i tjjr. , pfxL w$ 1 J&1 kJkV- Hr1r I!k Mi I mtm Here is the finish of the Hambletonian Stake, most famous trottinc race in the world, showing The Marchioness, owned by Mrs. Kaiph Keeler of Auburn, N. Y., and driven by Bill Caton, romping; past the post to win $29,712 for its owner. Lower photo shows Judge A. S. Tompkins (right) presenting the Hambletonian Trophy to Caton. New Records Scored At Post-Olympic Contests Held At Soldiers Field Crowd of 25,000 Disappointed When Finland Drops Out of Distance Race Competing Against Ralph Hill CHICAGO, Aug ID (INS)-Two new records, three performances equalling universal marks, one equalling an Olympic criterion and one big disappointment. That today was the fruit of the energies exerted by athletes of 15 nations in th3 international post- olympic games at Soldier Field last night. The two new records belonged to two girls. The one big dii-appoint-ment belonged to the 25.030 spectators who beheld the contests. The redoubtable Stella Walsh, competing for Holland although Cleveland is her home town, estab lished a new women's mark of 24.1 seconds in the 200-meter dash, shav ing six-tenths of a second off the old record. Stellr.'s sturdy Polish team-mate, Jadwiga Wajsowna, tossed the discus ; 137 feet, 3''4 inches for the second I new world record of the interna tional meet. In this achievement Miss Wajsowna turned back none other than Mildred "Babe" Didrick-son, Texas "one-gal team", whose best effort with the dish sent it sailing 133 feet, 10 inches which also surpassed the existing women's mark. The big disappointment enveloped the grandstands when Lauri Leht.i-nen. Finland's Olympic distance champion, dropped out of the 5000 1 meter race with 8'2 laps left to go. A 'eg injury forced the illustrious ' Finn to quit, thus dulling the edge of the meet's most anxiously anticipated event. It was to have been a renewal of the rivalry between Leht-inen and Ralph Hill, Oregon runner. In the Olympad at Los Angeles Lehtinen defeated Hill by inches and a dispute arose over the assertion that the Finn blocsed the American. In last night's grind Hill went on to the finish, but was unable to overtake Jan Kusocinski, Poland's 10. COO meter Olympic champion, who broke the tape ten feet ahead of the Oregcnian. In the point score the United States, duplicating its Olympiad ac complishment, o v ers h a d o we d vals with a total of 108 as against 34 'or Poland in second place and 25 for Germany in third. Italy amas-ed 16 points. Finland 13. Canada 13. Haiti. 5. Sweden 5 a nl Greece 2 The remaining na tions- failed 'o score. Tie two we: Id marks of 10.3 seconds for the 100-meter dash, and 14 4 second lor the 110 meter high hurdles were equaled. Ralph Met-ca'.t. Marquette's negro speedster. ic'.cd the world 1 i O '.v mar or his die To'.an. in performance :v Beard "imc cenquer: -lint. T h. piodu.ed by - Walk's r in the 2 -:i".; -.o Cleveland F Pe-cere! ter r came star had won nrirs in 1! 9 seeor.es to -aii maiv. Miss Didrick-to annex r lie n:si-rlvm- fq: petuTted f:r by leap cf f;e feet hr th0 h n ' .".c Texas ?e inches, "umij vict: 17 ?.silv Beats Maurer's-Excelsior -re en: nine bas; he aid cf frur error easily defeated ir. a recent came t: . Paxm: f - V- .r- A ir.e r-.a. trame. when the A. C nine ran wild and scored eiht t.nrc as re- t.red S Ar-u: tr.d J. Ar, Itidir.g c'.ultrrs cr. nine wr.ilr JiIjis led r. ie:e the e F..:..nc5 Utiir.i at- Cham J " y HU3C MlA H MIRER'S FALL BEFORE ATTACK OF RALPHO NINE Overlook Panthers Have Easy Time Defeating the Tharptown Ball Club, 17 to 6 Klutz Drives Home Run In a recent game the Overlook Panthers gained a decisive vic-tcrv over the representatives from Tharptov.n. This game marked the Panthers first win in nine starts. Maurers scored threa runs in the first inning1 to give the Overlook boys a scare, and then tw) in the third inning to gain a seemingly I unapproachable lead. Balchunas had Over.ooi; under his control un- til the last haif of the third when two runs seered. Then came the big fourth innin:; v. hen the Panthers tallied nine times, knocking Balchunas out of the box and continuing their assault on Weimei, who relieved him. The Panthers scored five in the fifth and one in the sixth, when Klutz, loppy catcher of the Fanthers, mae'e a personal tour of the bases on a hit to right field. Cherry relieved Sweet, starting pitcher, in the fourth inning and held his opponents at bay. Klutz and I.ippiatt eacn collected three hits for the winners, the former scoring four times. Klutz had a single, triple and home run while Lippiatt had three singles. Johns, Kline and Roughton each got two hits for the losers, Kline getting a triple and Rcrghton a double. This evening the strong Elysburg team will play the Panthers at Overlook in a Shamokin Valley League game. The contest is scheduled for 5:30. Tomorrow evening at Overlook. Bunker Hill will be the attraction in a game also scheduled for 5:30. The score: OVERLOOK PANTHERS AB R. '! '.) Klutz, c Oshinskie, 4 4 3 2 4 2 4 2 Chili If Lippiatt. lb Iwenskie. cf K i za r, ss Ma'.eheskie. 3 4 1 3 Khncman. P. Hill. 2b C herrv Blue Birds Win 154 E:els:or's f.-sv vi:'.crv Eli:e BL-d gained an cxe- Hi:k?ry Ride in :t E:;;:l ior vei.;erdv 15-4 D::k Derrick c.le cn the mour.i f.r th: Ele E. five hits" ":'5i::' r:-.ar.i;k:n Ini..- and tuntfd :n a He allov.td cnlv U: hree h: n- hac .d.j : G Kir.- had - Ex i A F 3 8 11 12 10 110 0 3 9 0 0 10 10 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 O 0 0 : 2 ! 0 il s-fi&: TA . p j l i o i o i s isre ?'vect. p 1 1 0000 N 7 j V -f i To- 31 17 12 21 9 3 r-V V tgy AB R H O A E iP W 1 J.V-.r,. cf 412 10 1 'QP ,i Carter, ss 4 0 l n o 0 ' fjT- i i- C. Yost. 3) 2 1 0 l 1 0 V - - . 1 C 2 2 2 6 0 0 4 UV I aft-1 --::n:on. io .... 4 j j a o 0 ! t , 1 1 : E. Yost. 2b 4 n i n i n! ., i .,H it ' " I We :::::. r 1 0 1 0 0 0 ?t k V- ' i j S:v ror. 1: 2 0 0 0 0 t 17' ?-)V F-Sim' - 2 0 0 0 0 1 .V;Vi - J wr.ir.i ! ! J J ry. j Totals 30 6 9 12 4 2j Vjt '"' ' ' J j Panthers " "T"Cl 9 5 1 x 17 i 'C'A - 'M 'Maiirers 3 0 2 0 0 0 1- 6 & "X i . , A Jr . ' Despite HORSES, BUGGIES, SCARCE AT THIS FARMERS' PICNIC While a crowd of 10,000 persons showed up at the annual Tri-County farmers' picnic at Riverside Park, near Danville, Wednesday, there was only one horse and buggy to be found on the place. All vacant lots and pastures around the park were filled with autcs. Many farmers and their families attended the picnic from this county. There re displays of autos, stoves, electric washers, refrigerators and other household appliances that caught the fancy of the modern tiller of the soil. SCHOLASTICS TO STAGE PRACTICE MONDAY EVENING 'Gish' Klembara Will Again Coach Maroon and White Gridmen Building Up a Strong Schedule On Monday afternoon at 4:30 Coach Gish Klembara will sound the gong for the first class in football to which call fully thirty or more candidates will respond for membership m a team known as the Scholastics. The Lincoln school yard on Market street will be the scene of the first grilling, at which place such stars as Culton, Paczkoskie, Graves, Sterner, Miller, Fitzpatrick, Kase-man. Kearney, Brubaker, Swinehart and Strausser. along with ethers who might submit themselves to an audition for Coach Klembara wished to announce that this year no one will be barred for tryout on the team. However the Maroon and White coach must contend with the loss of Venn, Bixler and Barke, who will enter college this vear. Therefore, berths that were -.filled by the departing men will be opened to ca-pacitation. It was learned that Venn and Bixler will matriculate at Maryland University, while Baj;ke. will return to St. Bonaventure College. That vacates a position of - end, tackle and half back. Nevertheless Hiere will be someone on hand to fill the berths for footballers are far and wide. A hefty line is available out of the above mentioned crew, while the backfleld, excepting Venn, will be replenished with that same old punch and brawn that swept many a team off its feet in nrcvious vear'? Coach Klembara is contemplating tne I ui- uMtvjjt: in uie winner system which he finds to be excellent in advice that makes lines charge fur- iously and backfields sprint decep lively. The system is a wonder, for many teams invading the local camp last year and other years can vouch very well for the terrific charging and plimgins?. The Sehola.-.tics have a great deal to thank the Shamokin and regional fans for and are hoping that the same support and spirit will prevail this season. The management at the present time is communicating with highly touted professional t;-ams, which will make its appearance here this autumn. Preparations are also being made for an endeavor to get a field whereby all the accommodations will be afforded the fans who will see t.he same old bunch of Scholastics in the field fighting for the never-disappearing prestige. Homeseekers who are claiming nearly 19 square miles in Cotabato Province in the Philippines are threatened with expulsion, following a complaint filed By an influential Moro of Balatican. Eighty-nine thousand unemployed men and women were admitted free to swimming pools in Glasgow, Scotland, las' vear. All Fairway Here Declaring that r.e find a preat similarity in the two games. Gere Sarazfn. holder of 'he British and Arrerican open frolf titV. i hown rjoy-ng a sesion at billiards during k:s recent visit to Chicago The !irks srar 3ys the stroke is the thing that c.v:r.! in each and that Milliard prvde exeel'ent rainy day f ractice for the gilttr. Slim Jack Sharkey Silent Concerning Outcome Schmeling-Walker Go Shadows of the Past By I. C. BRENNER AMOS RUSIE a little chicken farm soma 0U thirty miles from Seattls you will find a lonely old me.n. He'3 about sixty-five. He's up with the dawn and in bed with the dark, and he sits with his memories, practically forgotten. That chicken farmer of the Northwest in Amos Rusic, once king of pitchers. When Amos was with the Giants back in 1890 he set a record with 345 strikeouts. Nowadays our speedball pitchers do not approach the 300 mark, but it was nothing for Amos to fan at least 300 men through a season. The Old, Guard still talks about Rusie and compares his speed with that of Waiter Joh.-.i-ion und Lefty Grove. For many years Rusie was an assistant superintendent at the Polo Grounds in New York. Eut about three years ago he got a hsnkin-iiy; to return to the soil, whenc; ho haa come to jck: the Giants c: the long ao. John J. McGraw, who had been interested in Rusio for mr.ny y;or, saw to it that Amoj got what h;-wanted. And now he sits on that little farm, gr.::ing to-.vr.rd the mouuams that hem Seattle tov.ard th.o rca, thinking cf tie days when Arr.oj was King, Fireball Rusic! (Coyriht,1932.Mc;aiiBhtSyndicir,l&.; WALLY SEARS WANTS KAYO OVER HERMAN Minersville Battler Training in Philadelphia Gym Four Other Good Fights on Card Wally Sears, the Minersville baby- faced slugger who flattened Tiger Thomas less than three weeks ago at the Lakewcod Pk outdoor arena is planning tho same medicine for Jimmy Herman, Hazlc.on light heavyweight, his opponent in the main event of ten rounds scored for Tuesday night at the Lakewood bowl. Down in his Philadelphia training quarters, the chubby Sears, who demonstrated with his defeat of Thomas that his improved boxing has not inju ed hi - terrific hitting, is vorking with an aim to stopping the Luzerne fighter. Sears was beaten once before by Herman, and not only does he plan to reverse the result of that bout but he wants to impress on the region that he is Schuylkill county's best fistic bet and should be rated head and shoulders above all the rest. It was Sears' master boxing, coupled with h's terrific hitting, that stave him his victory over Thomas, and they arc his main selling points for Tuesday's bout. Against the colored fighter, Wally was a combination of Jim Corbett and Jack Demp- sey in one. He showed a beautiful left hand and he combined a head weaving followed by short hooks of the Dcmpscy brand that paved the way to his defeatirg Thomas. All Wally did that night was out-box, out-smart and out-maneuver Thomas, slow him down to a walk and then at the right time, flash across the knockout punches. No man can do more. Sears and Herman head a combination of five fast fights moulded into another fine Lakewood attraction. Pete Suskey and Johnny Peppe tangle in the semi, and in the main prelim, the one and only Iron Mike Kushwara meets Joe Mandarino, fighting Marine of Portsmouth, Va. Jackie Bender and Frankie Damian meet in a four rounder and Phil Smith opens the show with Benny Whalen. MAX SCHMELING TO SAIL FOR GERMANY XE".V YORK. Aug. 13 IXS Max Schmeling former heavyweight boxing champion, will sail from Ger- ; muny on Sunday to meet Micky : Waier here in a 15-round bout on September 19. Articles were signed here yesterday. Madron Sq-rare Garden will promote it. Schrr.el.ng will receive 40 per cent cf the gi'e. Walker ten per cent and th fr.e milk fund for babies. w.U al-c be if.t. Wlkcr wJl tra.n at Summ.;. X. T . iand the German a: Speculator. X. Y. Lead Madison Square Garden Awaits Reply From Champion as to Whether or Not He Will Fight Winner By DAVIS J. WALSH International News Service Sports Writer NEW YO!tK, Aug. 19 (INS) Conscious of current whispers to the effect that, barring an occasional contest of skill with some very reliable and, in fact, praiseworthy bum, Jack Sharkey plans to keep the heavyweight championship practically in perpetuity, the Madison Square Garden corporation today asked the man to declare the honesty of his intentions toward the Schmel-ing-Walker winner. The Madison Square Garden corporation, in fact, asked the man about this same three days ago, inditing a full-rate telegram in its haste to still those wagging tongues. As yet, however, he seems to have vouchsafed no reply but everybody around the Garden is confident that this is on the way and undoubtedly it will arrive in the course of time. So will the Harvard-Yale boat race. Ordinarily, of course, the Garden would not wish to be peremptory with the heavyweight champion. But in this case Schmeling and Walker have just signed for a championship elimination contest in September, and somehow there is something very dispiriting in the spectacle of two men fighting for the right to fight a man who may not wish them to do so. Besides, the Garden is a little distressed about the backstairs gossips who are saying unkind things, some of them having been at no slight pains to state that the heavyweight championship of the work", is a man who net only will not fight very often again, bi.t can not. Grid Warriors On Wash-Jeff Eleven Are Keeping "Fit" Outstanding Candidates for Varsity Football Team Doing Most Anything in Line of Employment WASHINGTON, Pa., Aug. 19 i (INS) With scores of their class mates bewailing the depression and a notable lack of summer employment, practically the entire varsity gridiron squad of Washington and Jefferson College has made good in obtaining jobs to keep "in the pink." Warned by Coach Leroy P. "Hank" Day to return for Fall practice in good condition, members of the W. and J. squad have ignored the signs of the times and at present are performing jobs that vary i n muscle-building propensities from post-hole digging to magazine idling. Pittsburgh claims four of the tar athletes, with Vincent Mas- sock, guard, running the tumble bug at Kennywocd park, an amusement center; Carl Bubenheim, another husky guard, saving lives at a steel city pool, and Al Rometo and John Popow hustling from door to door in the collegiate magazine scrambh Then there's big 200-pound Charlie Armstrong, down in Virginia, exploring the earth with a post-hole pick for a southern telegraph company, and being paid in cash and hardening muscles for his labor. Dick Dalrymple at Cheste, W. Va., and big Don Rhodes at Atlantic City, N. J., are two others of the squad working as life guards. Included in the truck drivers' category are Burkhart, center, and Kozelko, haliback. while Gerhart Zagraym, speedy ball carrier, and his running mate, Red Rittersbaugh, are toting ice in Canton, O. Bert Gray, center, is dressing tools on an oil well near here. El-wood Headley, veteran end, is helping a brother in photography. Johnny Furjanic, another pivot, is working with the highway depart ment. And Phil Port snappy quarterback, is working on a steamship, now homeward bound from South America. Eddie Myers, guard, is guarding his father's tool kit and helping him in the plumbing business. Al Dcmedowitz, another of the President's "hopefuls" for the coming season, is working out daily in a Brooklyn. N. Y.. gymnasium. King and Malcolm, backs, both hurt in the Spring session of training, are recovering from knee injuries, while Cook. John Fife and Bob Fife are keeping in trim by playing with local baseball nines. EDGEWOOD A. C. TIES PAXINOS The Edgewood A. C. earned a 6-6 deadlock with the Paxinos A. C. in a recent struggle played at Paxinos. Paxinos outhit its foe by 10-7 but failed to bunch the bingles. Edgewood trailed the Paxinos nine until ninth frame when they tallied three runs to knot the count. Two more innings were piavea Deiore darkness halted the game. OLYMriC WINNER TO RETIRE PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 19 TXS' One of the winners in the 10th Olvmpiad at Los Angeles less than a fortnight ago. W. E. Garrett Gil-more, veteran Schuylkill Oarsman, has announced h s retirement from further active competition. Paired with Kfn Mvers. G.lmore J wen the doubles ;:-ll:r.g title in the IO. mp.ci Sportitorials Views, Slants, Reflections and Wallops FERRELL JINXED Wesley Ferrell, Cleveland's star moundsman, can beat Connie Mack's Athletics anytime that is, except when he is opposed by one Lefty Grove. Five times this season the Indian right-hander has tried to beat the Philadelphia team with Grove on the mound but in each instance he was turned back with defeat. Ever since the two pitchers met in battle last summer Lefty 1: held the upper hand. For ma; weeks fans awaited the appearant of the two stars together ast year and towards the end of the season they finally worked in the same game. It was a thrilling battle but Connie Mack's slender southpaw nosed out a win and has held the jinx sign over the Indian hurler since. Four times this Reason Grove and Ferrell made ready for battle against each other and each time the score was close. But two days ago Ferrell attempted to stage a comeback and he was decisively trimmed. He was knocked from the box and Grove allowed the Tribe only four blows and was credited with an 11-0 victory. If any one hurler in the American League has the Indian sign on Lefty Grove it is Vernon "Goofy" Gomez ,of the league-leading New York Yankees. Gomez worked against Grove twice this season and came out ahead both times. IIIXKLE TURN'S PRO Clark Hinkle, Bucknell University's All-Eastern fullback, will this fall attempt to break his way into the greatest team that has ever been assembled in football colleei or pro the Green Bay Packers. The big curley-headed star ox thrte Bison flevens will leave the first week in September to join the Packers, thrice champions of the National Pro League, despite previous reports that he would play somewhere here in the East. Hinkle should make good in pro football, much as he did the college game. He is not the fragile type of ball carrier, who gets hurt easily when the going gets rough, and he can take it. Anyone who has seen him burn down the first base line on the baseball diamond, his powerful legs pounding like pistons, will never doubt his speed, and that's the combination that wins in the pro game jwwer and speed. Wally Diehl, of Mount Carmel. la another Bucknell fullback who entered pro ranks after leaving college. Diehl gained a big rep by performing with the Frankford Yellow Jackets. BOWMAN A PLUGGER! Tiger Al Bowman, Shamokin' popular ring warrior, will don his fighting togs this evening at Shenandoah in Hobb's new arena. A., will oppose a tough hombre in S Sailor Matty, Shenandoah, in the" windup number. Bowman is a willing; and ready fighter but he just doesn't seem to get the breaks. He always gives his best and his efforts are warmly applauded by the crowd. In his last few fights in this region Bowman appeared to have the edge on his opponents but the decision was always handed to the other fighter, usually a home town boy. Several times regional sports scribes claimed he earned at least a draw with his opponent while in another particular case they believed he should have had a decision. Those who see Bowman in action nn-ainst, Matty this eveninct are in for a good show, for the Shamokin boy is a real Tiger and is a fighter at heart. RAY STECKFR WEDS Second Lieutenant Ray J. Steck-er, of Hazleton, star backfield man of the Army football eleven last year, is married. Ray test Monday claimed as his bride Miss Jacquelyn Denstein, of Brooklyn, Mass., at Hudson, N. Y. Stecker is one of the greatest athletes turned out of the coal regio:? It was not until he entered t!i United States Military Acae!eii that the Hazleton flash devoted a greater part of hLs time to the gridiron game. While In high school Stecker was star forward on the basketball team which performed in Shamokin on several occasions. In football he was not sensational but. after entering Army he developed into one of the greatest ball carriers the Academy has ever known. Stecker and his bride will reside at San Antonio. Texas, whore the former Army star has been assigned for duty. He will enter the Army air corps at Randolph Field next month. INDIANS PLAY AT TREVORTON TONIGHT Beginning with tonight at Trev-orton, the Edgewood Indians play three games in a row on foreien fields. Tomorrow they clash with the A. C. nine at Danville, while on Sunday they are the attraction at Excelsior. TREVORTON ROAD orne wamx r.Aiurs The merly Trevorton Road Reds, for-the Red Caps, are seeking games with any first class junior team in the community. They especially want games with Eisenharts. Paxinos A. C. and Silvies Pros. For games, call 9918-R-I5. Last Nights Wrestling By International Xews Service AT ALBANY. X. Y Nicky Lutr California, defeated Pat CHara. i Florida. ! Mrs. Stanza!., of Mansfield. Er.j-j ".ir.d. celebrated her 101st b r.hcUr 'by aeeinj her firs; talkie.
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