The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on October 27, 1939 · Page 10
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TEN THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1939. S : The No. 1 rooter of the Virginia Military Institute football team is General George C. Marshall, V. M. L Class of 1901, present Chief of Staff of tre United States Army. ; -.During his First Class (senior) year at V. M. L, General Marshall was a regular left tackle on the football team. He was tall and rangy and played an important part in his team's winning the state championship. That team played a scoreless tie with the University of Virginia. When V. M. I. recently Defeated Virginia 16 to 13 at the Cadets' Homecoming game, the General was the guest of honor. ; G-8-neral Marshall has had a distinguished military career. It definitely started at V. M. I., as he was during his three upper class years successively first ranking corporal, first ranking sergeant, and first ranking captain—each year holding the highest Cadet office open to Cadets in his class. As an honor graduate of V. M. L, he was commissioned directly into the United States Infantry. ; V. M. I. this year is celebrating its Centennial. On November 11, which is V. M. I. Founders' Day as well as Armistice Day, President Roosevelt is scheduled to visit Lexington, Virginia, to make the Centennial address. On last May 15, the Institute celebrated the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of New Market. At this Civil War battle the Cadet Corps participated as a unit, making a successful charge- and losing more than 20 per cent casualties, including 10 Jeaths on the battlefields or from jfounds. • : General T. J. "Stonewall" Jackson "Was a member of the V. M. I. faculty, for 10 years prior to the Civil War, and trained many of the iroun gofficers who later served un- ier him. Like all V. M. L graduates, General Marshall was greatly influenced by the traditions associated with Tackson and the Battle of New Martet, which was fought after Jack- 'i death. GRIDDERS TO DRILL A practice for the Royal Crown Eridders has been called for this avening on the George Street field starting promptly at 5:15 o'clock • d Manager Lushbaugh requests adl members to be present as this workout will be in preparation for the game scheduled Sunday with the South End Tigers of Waynes- bbro and "will be played on the Bteservoir gridiron starting at 2:30 a'clock. WILY TOM SMITH IS PREPARING KAYAK II FOR SPECIAL f Prepared Seabiscuit For Same Race At Pimlico Last Year By MASON BRUNSON BALTIMORE, Oct. 27 (ff).—"Silent" Tom Smith, wily trainer sometimes called "the best horse in the C. S. Howard stable/' began grooming another candidate today for the Pimlico special, an event he won last year with Seabiscuit. Smith came down from New York yesterday with the speedy, four-year-old Kayak II, Argentine importation with whom Howard hopes to cop his second special November 1. The race will be a $10,000 winner-take-all, weight-for-age event over a mile and three-sixteenths. Only a light workout was planned today for Kayak, who won the Continental Handicap at Jamaica Saturday to run his 1939 earnings to $161.025—a sum exceeded only by AY. L. Brann's Challedon, for the sleek, black Argentine was beaten by the Maryland-bred colt in the Narragansett special, their" only meeting to date. Kayak came out of that encounter with an injured hoof. Challedon took his first workout at Pimlico yesterday. Another "specialist," T. B. Martin's Cravat, ran third in the Delmar Handicap, six-furlough sprint at Laurel, but showed progress in Trainer Burrows' efforts to sharpen his early speed. William Woodward's Isolator, the fourth entry in the special, will take his final tune up at Laurel tomorrow in the $15,000-added Washing- ton Handicap, which Challedon and Kayak passed up. If Challedon wins the special, it will just about clinch his right to the title "horse of the year." Trainer Lou Sehaefer -said that after this race, Challedon would go into winter quarters to rest for the remainder of the 1939 season. He has earned $174,535 this year. Jockey Eddie Acaro will ride Challedon, while Kayak will be piloted by George Woolf, who rode Seabiscuit to a smashing victory over War Admiral in the famous duel that was last year's special. Seabiscuit, from a walk-up start, set a new track record of 1:56 3-5 for the mile and three-sixteenths. But Challedon, in winning the Tranter stakes at Keeneland, established a new world's mark of 1:54 3-5 for that distance. MacPHAIL'S BRAIN CHILD WAS GIVEN TRIAL—AND IT FAILED By JUDSON BAILEY NEW YORK, Oct. 27 (IP).— That beautiful bubble blown by Larry MacPhail in the shape of a super- colossal world series between all the teams in both major leagues is due to explode from its own laughing gas when baseball men dig into figures of past experiments. It sounded like a revolutionary proposal for the second place clubs, the third place clubs and on to the eighth place clubs, to meet to settle the real supremacy of baseball and MacPhail assured one and all that the tremendous venture would make money—in large bunches. But some of the elders in the business shook their heads, suppressing giggles at the redhead's 'radical" suggestion and remembered the- efforts of big, friendly August (Gerry) Herrmann to stage some similar series three decades back. In 1909 Hermmann was president of the Cincinnati Reds and chairman of the National Baseball Commission. Under the commission's sponsorship that year the Boston Red Sox and New York Giants, each finish- WILSON BROS. 50c WILSON Wedgelocke TIES $[00 Suede JACKETS Many Styles $695 to $1] 95 WILSON Buffer HOSE 35c * 50c Sizes 10 to 12 CORDERMAN -COTTRILUnc. Distinctive MEN'S WEAR 36 N. Potomac St. PHONE 1771 ing third in their league, played a five-game-, post-season serie* which grossed $12,863 and provided a player pool of $6,677.89 to be divided among the members of both clubs. The following year the New York Yankees and Giants engaged in a city series of six games for receipts of $81,462.50 of which the players received $38,871.88 for division. In the same season an "Ohio series" between Cincinnati and Cleveland brought $18,512.75 with ?S,565.62 for the players in seven games. They finished off with a doubleheader to get the affair over quickly. In 1911 this series brought $9,423.75 with $5,088.91 for the players, even though it included two doubleheaders. According to the national commission's own records, the series produced a deficit of $413.89 which the commission coughed up to square accounts. But the final, most ludicrous undertaking of all came in 1917 when the Browns and Cardinals tangled in a fall St. Louis series. The first game's receipts were $85.35. The second game brought $84.37. The third game jumped to $191.50 and on the fourth day for a double-header the proceeds were $360.70. collapsing to $28 for the final day and total receipts of $756.94. AW, NOT FOOTBALL TOO—! TALL MEN... SHORT MEN Slender or Robust I .cuw They're specially designed to fit you. And the painstaking care that goes into their making . . . the expertness and precision of their "cut" all assure you the utmost smartness. Fabrics of outstanding custom quality further distinguish these fine clothes. Leiters Mens Shop AP Feature Service Tennis, golf, basketball, softball, and even baseball have been invaded by the "weaker sex"—and now it looks as if they're not even going to let football be exclusively a man's game. Elbert Barrett, Freshman coach at Western State College, Guunison, Colo., concedes that "in skimpy shorts and jerseys, Betty Coed can make a pretty darn good showing on the football field." Fullback Sanders, shown drop- kicking in this picture, is evidence enough to prove his statement. She was one of the stars of a recent Boxing Show Date Postponed A Week Due to circumstances over which they had no control, co-promoters Ed Kurland and Dick Welder announced last night that the proposed boxing show to be held at the armory on Wednesday night, November Sth, would be held on November 15th. This change in date was due to the fact that the National Guard company has l>sen called out for an extra week of encampment and therefore the armory could not be obtained. The promoters have lined up a mighty fine card and will offer the same on the night of the 15th. A pair of the best welterweights out of Washington and Baltimore will appear in the main bout of the evening and the supporting card will furnish the fans with plenty of action. TRAD 1 IN YOUR DID CAME KELUYS CAMERA SHOP 16 W. WASH INGTON St Enterprise Team Given A Banquet The Western Enterprise softball team held a victory banquet at the Roxy Restaurant, Frederick street, on Tuesday evening, when the team was officially awarded the championship of the league. Spencer Lindsay served as toastmaster and introduced Pat Duffey. president of the league, who praised the Enterprise for their sportsmanship and winning of the title. It was announced that next month the team will receive a cup from the Washington County Firemen's Association in recognition of winning the championship. D. Angle Wolfinger, president of the Western Enterprise Fire Co., John Fisher and C. L. Robisou, manager of the team, also spoke at the dinner. The Enterprise team will gather at the fire hall.on Sunday morning at 10 o'clock promptly to have pictures taken and uniforms collected. for a room or apartment? It's easy to find just what you want if you look In the Classified Section first. • It's caught on . , . that low pinch-front telescopic crown . . . vf'nh its dashing extra-wide brim ... its sport-touch of Puggree band. Irs strikingly, satisfyingly different . . . and docs thinasfor you. Come in for yours today. Featuring Blue on "Saddle Brown." Other Knox Hats • *5, *7.50, *10 and *20 Leiters Mens Shop game played between upper classmen and freshmen and sophomores at Western State. The "powder bowl" game was the indirect result of a recent claim in Colorado that girls' constitutions are too delicate to withstand the rigors of drum majoretthig. The girls retorted that they not only can wield a snappy baton but also can do a creditable job of foot- balling. They disdained "sissy stuff" like heavy hip pads—but did wear headgears. They liked the game so well they are planning to make it an annual event. The Woodland Way Junior High soccer team went down to defeat yesterday afternoon at the hands of the Hagerstown High Junior team, the final score being 4 to 0. The pair of goals registered were scored by Echard and Clingan. The game was well played by both teams, especially the team work of the winners being outstanding. Hagerstown PO Woodland Way W. Beard G Russell Baldoeff RB Snyder D. Beard LB Hicks Hovase RH Morgan Diseati CH Frankenfisld Wagerman ... LH Bnser Thomas OR Athey Eckard 1R Diseati Browning CF Shilling Clingan TL .. Zimmerman Carr OL .. Ausherman Goals: Eckard, Clingan. Substitutions: Smith, Reedy, Desmond, Plume, Burkholder, Frank, Jones, Kershner. CLUB MEMBERS DINE TONIGHT Field Trial Drawings Will Be Made At Banquet; Trials Tomorrow. Drawings for the annual fall field trial of the Cumberland Valley Field Trial Club, scheduled for tomorrow, will be made at^the club's annual dinner tonight at the Hotel Hamilton at 6 o'clock. After the dinner and the unscheduled speaking and story-telling, which are always an interesting feature when sportsmen get together, an election of officers for the coming year will take place. It is also expected that the judges, Charles B. Cooke, of Mt. Holly, Va. r and Tom Hunt, of Baltimore, Md., will give short talks. At 8 P. M. drawing of the entries in the various events will be made to determine pairings for each heat and the order of running. There will be three events on the program. First will be the Member's Derby, which is for pointers or setters whelped after January 1, 193S. Second will be the Member's Shooting Dog Stake. Third will be the Member's Winners Stake, which will bring into competition those bird dogs which have previously placed in a field trial. The program for Saturday will be- ALSATIA BOWLING LEAGUE STANDING Commencing tonight, the first game will start at 7:45 instead of 8:00 o'clock. All bowlers please note change in time. , The following is the schedule for tonight: Alleys Indians vs. Reds 1 2 Cubs vs. Red Sox ,. 3 4 Phillies vs. Tigers 5 8 Pirates vs. White Sox ..7 8 Browns A'S. Yankees .. 9 10 Cardinals vs. Senators 11 12 Athletics vs. Dod'gers ... 13 14 Bees vs. Giants 15 • 16 gin at 8 A. M. oti the old Hamilton Estate, which is located opposite the County Home just north of the city limits. Signs will be placed along Route 11 to indicate the exact location, and as heretofore the public is cordially invited to attend and share the thrill of seeing fine bird dogs in field competition. Exclusive Men'* Wear Hotel Alexander Bldg. FREE! A LOVELY SET OF "WILD ROSE" GLASSWARE with each purchase on our Easy Budget Plan Your choice of Beverage Luncheon or Kitchen Sets. 2 FOR! Two Guaranteed Domenici Re-Capped Tires for the price of 1 new tire. England's three ranking heavyweights—Tommy Farr, Lee Harvey and Eddie Phillips—are in the air service and their commander is Brig.-Gen. Critchley, the London promoter. EASY TERMS! NO RED TAPE! SEIBERLING TIRES DOMENICI TIRE CO. Recaping—Vulcanizing—Greasing—Gas—Oil 167 &. POTOMAC ST. PHONE 1899 BOYS' CADET SUITS '16.95 His first grown-up suit! One or two pairs of slacks and a single or double breasted coat, plain or sport style. Wool tweeds and cashmeres. Brown, gray, blue and green. Sizes 13 to 18. KNICKER SUITS Two Trousers $10.00 - $12.50 Single or double-breasted coat, two pairs full cut knickers. Wool tweeds, cashmeres, cheviots. Brown, gray, green, blue. Sizes 9 to 15. YOUTHS' PREP SUITS Two Pants $20.00 - $22.50 Wool tweeds, shetlands and cashmeres. Brown, green, blue, gray. Sizes 16 to 22. A suit opportunity! JUNIOR OVERCOATS MO 00 to $ B 50 Single or double-breasted wool fleeces and tweeds, fully-lined. Brown, gray, green, navy. Sizes 7 to 14. YOUTHS* SWEATERS *195 Slipovers with crew neck or slide fastener half way down. Worsteds and brush wool, blue, tan, brown, green and navy. Sizes 30 to 36. JOHN D. MYERS & CO. 27 North Potomac Stree*

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