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S PORTS
j^ear-Record Memorial Day
Crowds Attend Races, Games
vp-W YORK, May 30—M—The
*L„ sports public celebrated
Aef C i Dav by turning out in
^“hundreds of thousands for fav
,hL athletic diversions.
Tbp annual 500-mile speedway2
at Indianapolis attracted a
,ace ' „f 142 000 in spite of threat
throng 01 ‘
oning weather.
cpven major league baseball
Se H'v'ded up 237.728 custom
esmiincluding the third largest
trs- rnvd in the diamond pas
Jing. u: ry 82,437 at Yankee
inies
‘Cher 179.359 spectators jam
j)hp five leading horse racing
me now- operating. Of this num
!rSCjfi 500 were at Suffolk Downs in
f., 11 859 at Belmont Park out
Bftw York City and 25,000 at
Chicago’s Lincoln Fields, 44,000 at
u Kwood and 20.000 at Delaware.
Oi'd timers recalled a racing
t of 57.000 at Belmont, paid
’Tf e on Memorial Day in 1908
‘day's turnstile count was a
bU a!,n record for the metropolis.
The biggest crowd in nascuan
. ctnrv was 84.041 at Yankee sta
kl “5011 Memorial Day 1938 when
°‘! world champions and Boston
fd Sox were the opponents, as
were today. The same arena
h; the scene of a doubleheader
..tween the Yankees and Phila
b}nL Athletics September 5, 1928
f n 3 353 fans packed the place
the only other time today’s crowd
surpassed.
The Yankees closed their gates
hour before the game started
-nd a spokesman for the club said
lev could nave had 100,000 pa
trons if there had been room.
Across town in Brooklyn the size
„i Ebbets field was all that lim
■ed the attendance at the Dodgers
Giants game to 34,548 This in
cluded some 300 standees. The
„2tes were opened half an hour
:arly at 10 o’clock and 20.000 unre
rved seats were filled in approx
imately an hour. Long before
■jine time police had to establish
a' une a block from the field and
passed only persons holding re
served seat tickets.
Gold can be beaten into such
thin layers that a single ounce will
cover 146 square feet.
r*-—-~—
• STANDINGS
YESTERDAY’S RESULTS
American League
Philadelphia 7-2: Washington 6-14.
Cleveland 3-3: Chicago 1-1.
Now York 4-4: Boston 0-11.
Detroit 2-1.7: St. Louis 1-6.
National League
Philadelphia 5-1: Boston 1-5.
New York 7-12: Brooklyn 0-5.
Cincinnati 4-0: Chicago 2-8.
St. Louis at Pittsburgh (2), post
poned. rain.
THE STANDINGS
American League
Won Lost Pet
Boston _22 10 .080
Cleveland _23 13 3134
Detroit - 20 15 .571
New York -17 1S .481
Chicago _ 16 21 .432
Washington _ 16 22 .421
St. Louis - 14 21 .401
Philadelphia _13 21 ,3S2
National League
Won r.ost Pet
Cincinnati _25 10 .714
Brooklyn _21 10 .677
New York _10 12 .613
Chicago _18 pi ,4Xt
Philadelphia _12 18 .401
St. Louis _ 13 20 .304
Boston -11 IS .374
Pittsburgh _ 0 21 .301
TODAY’S GAMKS
NK\V YOItK. May 20—f/P)—Probable
pitchers in the major leagues tomorrow
(won-lost records ii. parentheses):
American League
Boston at New York—Harris (2-1) vs.
Chandler (2-3).
(Only games scheduled).
NatinuaJ League
(No games scheduled).
CAPT. CAL WINS
LOS ANGELES, May 30.—UP)—
A. M. Koewler’s Capt. Cal won the
$10,00(1 Added Hollywood Premiet
handicap today, nosing out Son ol
War in a photo-finish feature race
at Hollywood park’s opening pro
gram.
HOLLOW TREE’S HEART
In a hollow tree, which has no
opening to the outside, the decayed
heart continues to sink to the bottom
and condense in bulk until it is
hardly noticeable. If there is an
opening, the decayed portion fre
quently is carried away by birds and
insects.
Young ducks have craws on their
wings.
Tigers Sweep Double
Program With Browns
DETROIT. May 30— (ff)—'The De
troit Tigers strengthened their ho-'id
on third place in the American
league by sweeping; a doubleheader
today from the St. Louis Browns.
The Bengals won the opener. 2 to
1, although outhit, 7 to 5, and out
slugged the Brownies for a 15 to 0
rout in the second engagement be
fore 33.4S1 fans.
(First Game)
ST. LOUIS AB R II O A
1-ary. ss _ 4 0 0 3 ]
.Tudnich. cf _3 112 0
-McQuinri. lb _ 4 0 0 7 0
Rndcliff. if _ 4 0 2 2 0
Hobi. rf _•_ 4 0 0 2 0
Clift. 3b _ 3 0 2 0 1
Rernrdino, 2b _3 0 14
Susce. c _ 3 0 0 5 o
Xiggeling, p -3 0 10 4
Totals_31 1 7x25 0
x—One out when winning run scored.
DETROIT AB R H O A
Kartell, ss _ 3 0 0 3 2
McCosky. cf _ 4 0 0 2 0
Gehringer, 2b _3 0 o 3 4
Greenberg, If _3 2 12 0
York, II) _ 3 0 2 12 0
Campbell, rf _ 3 0 0 0 1
Higgins, 3I> _3 0 1 0 3
Tebbetts, c _3 0 1 5 2
Bridges, p _ 2 0 0 0 1
Totals- 27 2 5 27 13
St. Louis _ 100 000 000—1
Detroit. _ 000 000 101—2
Errors: None. Runs batted in: Rad
cliff. Greenberg. York. Two base- hits:
Judnieh. Radcliff 2. York 2. Higgins.
Home runs: Greenberg. Sacrifices:
Bridges. Double plays: Niggeling to
Berardino to McQuinn 2. Left on bases:
St. Louis 4: Detroit 5. Base on Idals:
off Nieggeling 4: off Bridges 1. Struck
out: by Niggeling 5: by Bridges 4. Em
pires: Summers. Quinn and Pipgras
Time: 1:45.
(Second Game)
ST. LOUS A15 R H O A
Eary. ss -4 0 1 3 1
Judnieh. cf _4 111 0
McQuinn. lb _ 4 0 0 7 0
Radcliff. If _ 4 0 3 2 0
Cox. x -0 1 0 () o
Hoag, rf -3 10 2 0
Clift. 3b _3 1111
Berardino. 2b _4 112 4
Swift, c -3 0 1 0 1
Grace, xx _1 0 o o o
Coffman, p _110 0 1
Kramer, p_ 0 0 0 0 o
Mills, p _1 o 0 0 2
Laabs, xxx _ 1 0 0 0 0
Totals _ 33 (i S 24 10
x—Ran for Radcliff in 9th.
xx—Batted for Swift in 9th.
xxx—Batted for Mills in 9th.
DETROIT AB R II O A
Kartell, ss _4 2 1 2 0
MeCosky. cf _ 5 2 5 0 0
Gehringer. 2b _4 2 O 2 3
Cruncher. 2l> _ 1 0 0 0 it
Greenberg, If _ 3 3 3 1 ()
York, lb _ 4 3 3 5 2
Campbell, rf _5 2 12 0
1 Higgins. 3b_ 4 0 0 0 3
BRITISH TROOPS
COMPLETE FIERY
CHANNEL VOYAGE
(Continued From Page One)
they have given and we have
not been bombing and mach
ine-gunning men in the water.”
Five Belgian officers in the
party declared they were as
tounded when the order came
for the Belgian army to cease
fighting.
One Belgian, speaking of
King Leopold’s capitulation,
said angrily:
“1 was asked to hand over
my revolver. I immediately re
fused and with my companions
X made for the coast and final
ly we reached the British and
French.
‘‘We do not intend to stop fight
ing on orders of Leopold — and
there are thousands of other Bel
gian soldiers of the same opinion.
The British and French are still
making a magnificent show in the
north.”
The withdrawals irom j? lanaeia,
which already have cost the Brit
ish three destroyers and a num
ber of auxiliary craft, went on to
night while those remaining on the
French side were fighting a great
rear-guared action to hold Dunker
que until the retreat is complete.
There was no indication of the
total number of the British able to
withdraw.
Over and over these returning
men, many blood-stained and black
with powder—emphasized the need
for planes and more planes.
They told of Germans attacking
in waves of 50 planes time after
time, literally filling the air over
big salients.
They accused the Nazi fliers of
mass murder of refugees, flying
Sullivan, c -4 10 7 0
It owe, i> _4 0 J) J _0
Totals _ 38 15 13 27 8
St. Louis _ 001 000 005— 0
Detroit _ 300 071 01 x—15
Errors: Hoag. Runs batted in: York
4. Greenberg 3, Kartell. Campbell 2
Sullivan 2. Gehringer, Lary. Cilft 2.
Berardino 3. Two base hits: Swift.
Campbell. Greenberg. Three base hits:
I.ary. MeCosky. Home runs: York.
| Berardino. Double plays: Higgins.
I Gehringer and York 2. Left on bases:
Sr. Louis 3; Detroit 5. Bases on balls:
off Coffman 2: by Mills 2: by Rowe 5
Hits: off Coffman 7 in 4 1-3 innings:
off Kramer ‘2 in 0 (pitched to two bats
men) : off Mills 4 in 3 2-3. Losing pitch
er: Coffman. Empires: Quinn, Pipgras
and Summers. Time: 2:10. Attendance
(actual) 33,401.
WEATHER 1
(Continued From Page One)
WASHINGTON. May 30 — t-P) —
Weather bureau records of temperature
and rainfall for the 24 hours ending 8
!>• m. in the principal cotton growing
areas and elsewhere:
Station High Low Prec.
Asheville, cloudv _ 72 54 0.71
Atlanta, cloudy _ 77 02 0.00
Birmingham, clear _70 57 0.00
Boston, cloudy _ 67 47 0.00
Chicago _ 57 40 0.00
Cincinnati, rain _ 65 54 0.28
Cleveland, cloudy _ 64 55 O.SO
Denver, clear _SI 52 0.00
Detroit, cloudy _ 67 55 0.00
Galveston, cloudy _S4 68 0.00
Jacksonville, cloudy 82 71 0.46
Little Rock, cloudy __ 81 55 0.00
Los Angeles, clear_ 76 53 0.00
Louisville cloudy _ 70 51 0.05
Memphis, clear _SO 55 0.00
Miami, cloudy _ 84 77 4.56
Mobile, cloudy _ 85 62 0.34
New Orleans, cloudy _ 88 73 0.00
New York, cloudy_65 __ 0.00
Norfolk, cloudy _ 64 60 0.54
Richmond, rain _ 62 55 0 18
St. Louis, clear - 76 53 0.01
San Francisco, cloudy _ 68 58 0.36
Savannah, cloudy _ 85 67 0.17
Washington, rain _ 58 54 0.27
Wilmington, rain_70 68 2.14
NESTS TO SOU'S
Birds’ nests are important export
articles of the Malayan islands. More
than three and a half million nests
of the edible swift have been import
ed by China in one year, for conver
sion into birds’ nest soup.
200 feet off the ground and spar
ing nobody—not even the children.
“They mowed them down with
machine gun fire like grass under
a mower,” said one man. 1
/ 7%%ry 7
Add new zest §
baked beans
with Domino Old I ^^S^jSKpSs
Fashioned! ^ jl|||
Her friends give the bride a good tip_
AND THREE MONTHS LATER
watch him boast!
I WHAT IF Jliwl
I DOESN'T LIKE I
I MY COOKING ? J
SILLY! HELL BRAG 1
ABOUT YOUR CAKES I
PIES AND BISCUITS E
IF YOU USE JEWEL! j
PRETTY AS A I
PICTURE AND
THE SWELLEST
LITTLE COOK
YOU EVER SAW!
^_
NEWLY-WEDS AND
GRANDMOTHERS AGREE:
No watt NktfOiM!
Cl • Among experienced cooks, all over Here’s why Jewel is such a favorite
t 1 the South, the most popular shorten- ... regardless of price! It is a delicate
K 1 ing by far is Jewel. Jewel makes such blend of vegetable fat with just the
^ 1 nice light, fluffy cakes... such golden- right amount of other bland cooking
* brown tender biscuits . . . such flaky fats to give it greater shortening power!
piecrust! I f you’re just starting house- Too, it creams quickly and easily ...
keeping, take the word of the older and makes delicious crisp fried foods
generations who recommend Jewel so without smoking up your kitchen,
strongly! Also do this: Test Jewel Order Jewel tomorrow. Its popularity
yourself...compare the results it gives makes it sell so fast that dealers get
with results given by the “expen- fresh supplies often, so Jewel is al
sive-type” all-vegetable shortenings, ways fresh and creamy.
Values, Values Every Day at
K t* A M C Ann Page With Pork IS-Oz. fZ .
and Tomato Sauce Can ^1 G
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PINEAPPLE ss 15>
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P&G SOAP
3 *"* 10c
IVORY SOAP
“2 5'*3b.!' 25‘
Guest Ivory . . 2 bars 9c
CAMAY SOAP
2 *"■ 11c
James River
Sandwich
SPREAD
4%-Oz. OQf%
Jar
Armour’s Star Potted
Meat 3 10*
Cans
Br’er Rabbit Red Label
Syrup Ncan 12*
Gorton’s Ready to Pry
Cod m 2 “<£? 25*
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Pillsbury Sno-Sheen Cake
Flour ***• 25*
Sunnyfield Rice or Wheat
Puffs p2' 5*
Daily Dog
Food 8 e*n* 25*
A&P Grape
Juice 14*
Blue Star
Matches 2 Boxe* 5*
Golden Maid
Oleo 2 19*
10 lb. paper bag
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Apple Sauce_20c
Ann Page Pure Fruit
Preserves, lb_15c
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| BEETS each 5c
| CUCUMBERS 2 lbs 15c
CORN JT-. 4 lor 15c
PINEAPPLES *T each 10c
I CANTALOUPES “T each 15c
| BANANAS X" 4 lbs 19c
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BUTTER ./firS, lb 31^c
CHEESE lb 19c
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