The News from Frederick, Maryland on July 21, 1948 · Page 6
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The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 6

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Local Soap Box Derby Begins At 2 O'clock It's Soap' Box Derby Day for Frederick. Carroll and Montgomery counties here today. t With one added starter No. 36. , Leon Crummitt. Rt. 1. Frederick. · sponsored by M. J. Grove Lime j Co.: a field of 37 boys aged 11-15 ; years, was poised for a chance at a ( free trip to the national Soap Box ' Derby, at Akron. O. The course on West Patrick street, Jefferson to Bentz streets t was roped off from neon un-! til the award of prizes after the · races. The finish line is about \ at College avenue. City and State police are detouring traffic and keeping spectators entirely on sidewalks during the races. j A nine-foot high, portable starting ramp was stationed at the top of the West Patrick street hill. | just east of Jefferson street. ', Down this ramp, powered en- j tirely by gravity and without any» pusboff. the racers were started, in heats of tv.-o racers each, losers; in each heat dropped out. Win- · ners were to contest elimination Compefe For Glory And Prizes This Afiernoon Larking Post Wins Over Travelers Team One of the largest cicmd of the season saw the Frederick Ti avelers i make their baseball debut here m ' hutuspicious fashion Tut-day night ' by booting away a 10-7 decision to the William P. Larkj".s Post. Amer. »can Legion mae at McCurdy Fseld Seven errors- nullified the steady pitching performance of Bob Milberry of the losers. The score Fred. Travelers AB R H O. A. E- Marendt. If 3 1 0 1 0 0 The News. Frederick. Md.. Wednesday, July 21, 194t Soap Box Derby Entrants Are Guests At Kiicdnis Luncheon Thirty -five boys, who qualified ! Club was introduced and the ear for the Soap Box Derby, were was on display at the meeting guests of The News-Post at the! Appropriate songs supx during Kiwanis luncheon at the Francis £ e ^eetwg were -Four Leaf - ~ Scott Kev Hotel Tuttdav noon plover ar.d -Now Is The Hmr.~ Thev ««re for the fir*t tune their - l h « *?*** ***** led b v Rob * rt Thirty-three of the total 37 Fred-· bert Chaffee 138. Rudy Slifer 24\ Shaffer aO, Eddie Wallace 2. ( 26». W. erick Soap Box Derby drivers who Donald PUson US', Gene Abrecht Charles E. Wells a i . Walter Clem , Pau i \y. Main 6. Daniel I ctman JlcClaln - - Photo y Frank Keefer Elwood O'Hara Gaver. 2b James, rf McCutchen 3b Wagner, ss SH. Grofr. c . j Wiles, ei · R. Groff. Ib ; Milberry. p · Norwood, jf ' 'Stockman , Totals : Larkins Post , Ambush U ; Patterson cf ! Smith, rf 1 Cooper, c ; Keys, ss ! Fredericks. !b Stafford. 3b 1 1 1 0 I 0 I 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 s 0 11 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 1 O 0 shirts and helmets, and made an impressive Mght as they were seated if. front of the speaker's table. . L. Smith. i News-Post guest had a , ''place card" in the form of a metal . . i type slug, such as is used in news- Kev. Samuel S Johnston, rector ! paper printing. Mr. Delaplaine of All Saints P E. church, made a , o!d the 5 . , . v , , rt talk to the group, giving a , o!d the the type hov , , o read and m{roduced one y of the development of the youngster who should know some- 3 AB heats until the Frederick champion are^ racing this afiernoon for glory (40) was decided Each car bore an official racing number prominently displayed on the sides- Two classes of races James Kemp t12 ·. Peter ; w e r e held. Class A. boys 13' through 14 years and Class B. ages 11-12. Public address system loud-: speakers stationed at the corners J of the course, were to give names · numbers and winning times for · participants in each heat. The added entry No 36. was rec- j eived too late for inclusion in the. printed program. · Returns From Camp j Young Crummitt, 12-year-old. Elm Street School sixth-grader has ' been away on a vacation camp and returned to Frederick early · this week. His uncompleted car had been temporarily withdrawn from today's race, but was finished and passed inspection yesterday. The number of 37 entries here. Derby officials said -exceeds the t contestants in any city of this dis- . trict except Washington. There: were approximately 25 percent. more boy-built racers entered at; Frederick than on the highest total, program at either Hagerstown.! Martinsfaurg or Waynesfaoro. A group of 64 officials under Chairman Mike Brittain officiated during the Derby here. Mot- j ion pictures of the Frederick event w e r e taken as well as press photographs." An electric-beam ( timing device brought here by Bill j Carpenter. Baltimore. district- j manager for Chevrolet clocked the j heats. and prizes, pose before the soon( Fahrney 22). Walter Lee Monathj^" "'T" "-"' ****"'*' and Brock Gordon ' 35 / soring News-Post newspaper of- i (39». James H. Mossburg \37. Max Stuckey \13». Rober. Butler (5). shown in the picture but eligible fice« in official Derby shirts and Baer i4». Richard D. Baer U7». David Pilson U4». Joe Cooper «9». and entered to race are--James A crash helmets. They "are. Louis N. Cole 111 '30'. Charles B. Ronnie Twentey 20. Petterlee Burdette 25, Thomas Hcrshey Front row left to ri°ht--Bill Jen- Jones (31). Middle row--Edward Shipley t2S». Kobert Littleton HI «1S. Kenneth Ford (29 and Leon ' i 3 4 *t 4 5 5 5 3 3 1 ? i R ! 1 1 2 1 1 1 ! 0 0 1 11! H ·* 0 1 ·y 3 1 1 1 0 0 ! 1M O " -) I 5 .-» H 2 I 0 0 1 IA 0 t! 0 2 3 j 2 K 1 1 1 f r i 0 i 0 0 ! O 0 0 0 0 sojp box derby and offering some wholesome advice to the boys. He mged them so accept victory or de- fe.it :n the rich; :-pi! it. One zr.ajor ps:rjw-e of the competition is to develop xood porimanship *Obe\ thv l u l o s - !v the fsrst rule thing about type--Louis N. Cole, III. His father snd grandfather are both News-Post employes aad his great grandfather, was for inany years a News-Post linotype operator, until h:s death Following the meeting, the boys !s«.«i in the official Derby rule · gathered in fron« of The News-Post b,vjK said t:ic- speaker. Tha; is building to be photograrfied. Howard W Phillips. Washington, was a Kswanian guest, and three boys. L*wis Adams and Sperry C Storm, this ct'y. and John Brunk. of Braddock Heights, were also nette 23», Wslbur Main U5f. Ro- { Bostina «19\ Alan Baer 21. Jesse \33'. Back row--Harry Wastler : Crummitt (36). Awards For Soap Box Derby Contenders Photo Bv James Messersmith 55 Go With Colts To Sun Valley Training Baltimore. July 20 tffi--Th* · Baltimore Colts of the All-America Football Conference "lost" two players today on the way to training camp at Sun Valley. Idaho. General Manager Walter Driskill Branison. p Henderson, p Magruder. c Totalj 40 !0 !2 27 13 3 ·Batted for Norwood in 9:h Score By Innings Travelers 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 -- 7 Larki.is Post 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 x--10 Summary E.irned run--Frederick 5; Larkinb 6 Lefi on bases-i Frederick 7. Larkins 8 Two-fas*-*? | hit's--Milberry. H Groff. Coooer Keys Tt'ree-base hits--Caver S;-.c- rifice hit?--Smith. Stolen bases-\ Ambush. McCutchen. Wiles. Keys. , Milberry 2 Double plays--Staf- 1 ;he iirst rule fur good h\ ing, and ·» mid be applied in all activates of life. He .ilso a.keti them to show Kia'.itiide for all the things that arc done 111 their bchaU J Vernon Coblcr.ti. president of the club opened the meeting and turned it over to \Vp.i T Deiap'ame member of th» club and representative of The News-Post, who welcomed th» boys and wished them; ^cod luck and lot* of fun in", \Vedne^«a's classic R E Dela-| plaine. o: The News-Post, was also : a giif^t .»t the iwlmg j John R Chea'ham. member o f . the club and proprietor of Key | Cl'.evrolet Sales wliSch is co-spon- , "i ^or of !he Derby was introduced i * · ^ ^* He in turn piesc-iiied Major W. B 'Lesion Carpenter, of Baltimore, Chevrolet. Coca Cola representative, v. ho came to assist i in .supervising the race He was a ! Jadc co i ors vary f rorn d g ep World War II flier who piloted the , green or black to pure milk white City Softball League Results Yesterday V. F W.. 8. Coca Cola. 4. Game Today Ope« date for rair.ouis) Standings of the Teams W. L. Pepner 5 3 1 1 Pet. .833 .750 .200 .200 ford to McCIain to Frederick*: ". planes of many high commissions i or cream tinted, with rarer finds Base on balls--off Branison J. Mil- sent back word that Lamar Blount. 'berry 2 Struck out--by Milberry . an end on last year's team, and Alt I Satterfield. a tackle surrendered to the Colts by the San Francisco ..'49ers. had decided at the last | minute not to report. j Blount came to the Colts in mid' season last vear from the Buffalo ' Bills. The withdrawals still left 55 candidates due to report to Coach Cecil Isbell. And Driskill showed 8: Henderson 2. Branison 2 Passed balls--Cooper. H Groff. Hit by pitcher--Mircndt by Banison Wild pitches--Branison. Milberry Losing pitcher--Milberry. Winning pitcher--Branison. Hits--off Milberry. 12 in 9 inr.in^s Henderson. 4 in 3-T! inninss. Branison. 8 · in 5*3 innings Umpire--Curry Scorer--Joe Groff Time--2.03 and officers to all parts of the L of yellow, red, mauve, and mottled, world. He spoke briefly to the j boy and urged them to enter the j ~~ competition as good sports and ac- " cept ;he results in the best spirit. I Warner L Brittain,' general chairman, representative of the ! 1 Junior Chamber of Commerce, was '· introduced, and praised the co- ' operation of the more than one . little disappointment. "I'll tell you. very frankly, we're ! out a , going to win the Eastern Division ' Farms team in a Municipal Softball hundred assistant-: in the enter- \ prise Richard L Shoemaker, pres- I PHOXE MEN WIN ident of the Junior Chamber, was i The C " "P. softball team eked ' a Rucst of honor Oth ^s presented 4 to 3 win over the Ideal ! wcre Charles' U. Price, sponsor committee: Paul W. McAuliffe. [championship this fall." Driskill ^ague game Tuesday evening committee and Joseph P. ODtimisticallv D»-edicted The Colts The winner-! outhit the opposition 'Turner, of Key Chevrolet. Several finishedin tL cellar last vear but committed four errors afield. ', »c»din B officials who were invited finished in the cellar last j ear. , but couW not aUsnd wc , c W illiam Handsome prizes contributed by Winners of each heat b a d | clubs, individuals and merchants their cars loaded oa a pickup ] await Soap Box Derby winners truck at the finish line and re-1 this afternoon. Store-windows of turned to the top of the hill for j Bennett's and Kemp's have attract- following heat starts. Bales of i ed major attention of youths li- ·were "scattered the . straw ·were scattered past finish line to bring to a stop racers j Urbana Iron Men which could not brake down suffi- , ^^ ciently to stop inside the police- 'FWlfi Triple Header guarded safety zone. j Prize Committeemen Paul Me- Tjrbanad i i n d e p e n d e n t Aulliffe and William 3. Bennett, i Men" softball team, won 15 for the past fortnight by the, August 15 given by the News-Post, a complete j a travelling gix-en by Jacob Goldberg of tional ^"oap Box Derby at Akron, 1 the Frederick Iron and Steel Co. year, Pikes Peak was named after Lt. Zebulon M. Pike, who discovered it in 1806. C P Ideals Farms Corum snd Mallonee: Baker and j S Clem. bllt could not attend were William B Bennett. Jr . Sergt. Charles V. H E 10 4 6 1 j Main and Harry Herman. Gene Abrecht. builder and racer j ' of the e?r sponsored by the Kuvanis Get Your OUTBOARD MOTOR NOW AVAILABLE SHIPLEY'S SPORT STORE 103-105 N. Market St. above display. First-prize is the 1 newspaper sponsors, coveted Dreystadt championship I outfu Qf Dr. Pepper Softballers [Win Exhibition Game Most Of Old Draft Boards Are Available WHAT'S THE PRICE OF A BUICK? Baltimore. July 20 -YP) -- CoL Henry C- Staawood. director of Maryland's Office of Selective i today "Iron ! In an exhibition softball game ^^ triple at Mountaindale, Tuesday evening, Sr were" to presenTprizes contri-; header Sunday, from New Market j "Frederick Dr. Pepper defeated hntVdbvclubc merchants and indi- ! a Pa^, and Park Mills a single Rice's Grocers, 11-6. The Grocers Sen-ice Records, disclosed DuceaDj.i-iuu.iuc... fi^'.contest Scores against New Mar-, made the mistake of opposing a that 85 per cent of the members of i viduais to wewmners oi * j ket were respect ive!y 4-1 and 2-1. ' converted first-baseman to pitch j the State's World War II draft j four places m me ra.es fP^ | Park Milu defeated. 3-1. to the wily Bottlers. boards are available for peacetime County pru*s_for the .astest_cars, _ _ ^ _ ,._.._,' j^ R icem en led 6-5 until the; draft board duties. ! from Carroll. Frederick and Mont- j In the openers. Earl Lenhart . Colonel Stanwood has been | prizes were to be distributed at the judges stand immediately fol- ! Urbana · lowing the final heat. day announced that he is making arrangements to entertain all the racers, losers as well as winners. for a New York at Washington. This evening. 7 - - win. Norman Stone, starting his | recommended to President Trumaa j Governor Lane for State direc- ( m. (DST^ ! to win. worman Stone, starting nis ; tor of the new draft. He was: Rockv Snrings. on ' Srst game as a Mountaindale j aiarvland's wartime Selective Serv- the Frederick Elm "street School moundsman. issued ten walks. He ice ^j,;^ diamond. Sunday they will tan- ' partially compensated for this. I stanxvood said that board vacan- ry of Moun- however, by smacking a home run ' cies c _ n be faled genera ii-.- m, T - . . ' ;., 4^i«. i-^ili-/^ fr-omA tf\ fAmnnT*nrilv , , experienced personnel. taindale. at Urbana. The latter ' in third frame to temporarily meeting xviil be a doubleheader. starting at 1:30 p m (DST). put his i This evening, the Grocers travel American League afternoon base-; First game: ball game. August 19. The 37 eligible Frederick Soap Box Derby racers, dressed in News-Post soap-box driver's tee- shirts and red. plastic crash-helmets: will sit in a special section of the stands for trie game and · expect to be visited by Frederick's Charley Keller who should be back in the New York Yan! ees' line'up by that date. New Market . R. H. E. 1 7 3 Urbana - 4 3 1 O'Brien and Harne: Lenhart and Schaffer. Second game: R. New Market 1 Urbana 2 ilyers and Harne, E. and D. Lenhart. Third game: R. Park Mills . . . 1 Urbana 3 team there. The score: Dr. Pepper I Rice Grocers H 6 H" 10 6 3 ! 4 H. 5 3 4 4 Lenhart said tentative plans call for j. Sellman W. Wilson's appoint- manpower officer. 1 and the naming of Maj. Allan J. Lamb as procurement and fiscal officer. Both have been aiding Colonel E-.^ 11 " K ?, hne and Fox: Stone " and ! Stanwood in the Selective Service Powell. Records office. TAVERN SOFTBALL K. 3 9 E 0 Results Yesterday 3 Benny's, 12: Kidd's. 1 Believes Louis Will Fight With Lesnevich * C Baker and M. Hoffman; Moore i and D. Lenhart. · Game Tuesday i Nip's vs Benny's New York, Julv 20 Joe SEARS TAKES DECISION" Playing a rained-out Municipal Standing Of The Teams W. L. fVYPoiSON Q=kk! C*H on Ronco! Oiatcwnt for rriirf! See bow soon it« active medkstioa in Iiaotia aoothes Uie Kmr-izs. 6ery itch, and laeerici cosrucrt follow*. Jhous»sds use aad praue it. RESIilOL 01 "" 1 " 7 out of W Guess Too High! rANQSOA/ . ,_ s °" Louis x«-iii come out of retirement League schedule dating before their , - . ,, to defend h:s heavyweight title entry in the circuit. Sears, Tuesday , ° enn "f.was iieens against light heavjm,eight king Gus evening triumphed 12-10 over In- ' Jakes Fakes Lesnevich at the Yankee Stadium, ( dependent Firemen, racking up a , Kinds Goats . Seotember 22. according to a copy- game originally slated for July 9 j r:ght article by Editor Nat Fleisch- Sears concentrated a minority i 0 J 2 3 Pet. 1000 .667 .333 .250 N E W L U M B E R Sawed to order Also 2x4. 2x6, 2x8 Boards Odd Lots '- Price FO*D'CAR Phone Frederick 723-M The age of some turtles at death er in the September issue of Ring hitting attack in the early stages of : has been estimated between 200 Magazine. last night's game, their scoring ef- , and 250 years. Fleiscb.fr said Louis indicated forts being largely contained in the | . that he is weakening in his retire- first four innings. Bunching hits in ! rnent stand and is willing to come the second and third, they counted ' ,, back for just one more fight. First seven runs The game was played; "*" Lesnevich must win decisively on the Baker Park upper diamond.! over Freddie Mills st London July xftg SCO re R. H. E 25 - Independent 10 12 2 "I can't go on from one round of Sears 12 11 2 · golf to another." Louis is quoted Heller ana "Wisner, J. Keened;-; as te!l*ng Fleischer. "I have to Lewis and Vatsghan lotk forward to something more j ^ _ excitjig. Maybe I should meet Lesnevich I can. beat him. I still ·Rill be able to retire unbeaten hks Gene Tanaey"' Lesnevich now is in London. p .getting ready for his July 26 bout ' "with Mills, a fight he must win to keep alive any chances of a September date with Louis Louis will be in M:ke Jacob?" office Friday, ostensibly to collect his share of the movie receipts from the second Waicott fight. This is estimated at "about S100.000." Sol Strauss, acting promoter of the Twentieth Century Sporting Club, insists no pressure :s beng brought or. Louis to reconsider his retirement. *-· Asked if he had any indication from Louis that he was wavering , in his stand, Strauss said. "I can only say that I think there is a , probability that he'll fight again." i Strauss dees have September 22 ] at the Yankee Stadium reserved i BIDDIE BANTERS BY MARYLAND HfflCHERY for a heavyweight fight, which he, sa\s he hopes will be Lesnevich-" Louis. i "Joe Vella f Lesnevich's mana- j geri promised me he'd fight Louis) in September." sa;d Strauss who | n?.s been in communication with ' the ChfTside Park, N J.. fight man- j agei siac« his arrival in London, i CORN BORER and JAPANESE BEETLE CONTROL Protect Tour Crops at Reasonable Prices Price Per Acre AIRPLANE SPRAYING '2.75 For Information Call JAMES W. CARMACK. Fred. 232-J AUSTIN D. 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Dollar-wise, all prices are up -but Buick cars are not up as much as most other things -- or even as much as the cost of building them. So don't jump to conclusions without a bit of shopping around. Get the delivered prices -- not only on Buick but on others, too--including cars with far less power, far less heft, far less room and far less distinction. You'll find that a lot of folks are paving within a few dollars of the price of a Buick -- or maybe more than the price of a Buick -- and getting something that can't hold a. candle to what a Buick has to offer. You'll find that price comparison gives you another sound reason for getting your firm order in -- particularly since your Buick dealer will take it with or without a car to trade. WHEN BETTfR AUIOMOBILfS AR£ BUILT BUICK WILL BUILD THEM Tune in HENRY J. TAYIOR. Mutual Network, Mondays end Fnc-'oy* OUR FOUR-SQUARE SELLING POLICY 1. NO PRICE PADDING. We guarantee our prices lo contain nothing but the charges which were standard practice irt figuring prewar delivered prices. You receive an itemized bill of sale. And we display all prices in our showrooms. 2. NO "LOADING" OF UNWANTED ACCESSORIES. All cars are delivered with accessories cs ordered, and prices are figured to cover these. We pledge ourselves to add no "extras" except those each customer orders. 3. NO COMPULSORY TRADE-INS. We wiii toke your order and deliver your cor without requiring a trade-in. However, we have many valued* used-car customers we would like to suoply and we will give you a fair and reasonable allowance on your present ccr. 4. NO COLLUSION WITH "GRAY MARKETEERS." We wiH not knowingly be n party to the sole cf Buick cars to cny individual who operates in the "gray market." Our on'y interest is to deliver new cars to bona fide customers. TODAY'S DELIVERED PRICES MODrl 41 SPECIAL 4-DOOR SEDAN WODEl 51 SUPER 4-DOOR SEDAfi VO3EI 71 ROADMASTER 4-DOOR SEDAN Abov* prices include Radio, Uneerjeof ffee'er, Defroster, Windshield V/aiher and £edc-op t;ghfi. 5fct« or City fc«i, if any, extra. Dynofow Dr-ve, jpeaol custom trim (Rocdmcster oitfy), white jre'ewoff or» opfjono/ of extra cost. Prices tti5;ect to notice. CHICK HATCHERY THE IDEAL GARAGE CO., Inc. 112-114 East Patrick Street Phone 400 NFWSPAPFR! -IWSPAPKR!

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