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Citadel Better By SAM RAGAN South Carolinians and Citadel alumni in particular seem better satisfied with the athletic situation at the state’s military college this year than last. We talked with a Palmetto native, who happens to be an alumnus of The Citadel and who also has a son there, a few davs and in his own words, “Things look better down there.” Here in November The Citadel will play Davidson here on the Saturday following Thanksgiving and as usual this looks like a close and hard-fought game. At both schools the caliber of this year’s gridiron outfits is. of a rather uncertain state. The Light Brigade had some rather good players who will be back this fall, but it will miss its wheel-horse, Graham Edwards, of Wilmington, who has graduated. But the backers of The Citadel are not worried over the outcome of games this fall. Most of them feel that the new coach, Bo Row land, knows what he’s doing and will do it. Then there is talk that he will have more money to jump into the market with than his predecessor. Anyway, the Light Brigade does not have to play Carolina and Tennessee this fall. And for this alumni are thankful. .500 Ball Enough A week or so ago when the Cin cinnati Reds were seven full games out front, Deacon Bill Mc Kechnie figured that if Brooklyn would cooperate his Rhinelanders could win the 1940 pennant by just playing .500 ball. But Brooklyn doesn’t cooperate well and despite the fact that the Reds have lost eight games since that time, they are still a shade better than the mark he set. The National league race might not be one of those knock-down and-rdag-out affairs like lJtet year, but it will be close enough from here on out to make things in teresting. This and That June Moore, ace football player with* the Presbyterian Blue Stock ings, left this week for a pro grid career with the Detroit Lions. . . . In 1939 Moore won the Jacobs In terference trophy for his block ing ability. . . . The Warsaw All Stars who will play the Pirates here Friday night were beaten by the Golden Belt Athletic club of Durham 4—1 Sunday. . . .It still is a question whether Stan Yoder and Elmer Knoeller will be back at Davidson for football this fall. . . . Olin Stone and Skip Alexander won the pro-amateur meet held at Lumberton Monday. . . . Ru mors are still being floated about the Coastal Plain league that Tar boro and Greenville will drop out of the circuit next year. BIG SIX BATTING (Three Leaders in Each League) Flayer, Club G Ab B H Fct. Radcliff, Browns 107 405 57 142 .351 Finney, Red Sox . 95 40% 59 142 .348 McCosky, Tigers 103 428 89 148 .340 Rowell, Bees_ 83 288 31 95 . 330 Danning, Giants _ 87 369 53 121 .328 F. McCormick. R.104 421 70 135 .32] HOME BCN8 American League Foxx, Red Sox_27 DiMaggio. Yankees_25 Greenberg, Tigers _ 23 National Leagne Mize, Cardinals _33 Nicholson, Cubs _I 19 F. McCormick. Reds _16 BUNS BATTED IN American League Greenberg, Tigers _101 DiMaggio. Yankees _ 94 Foxx, Red Sox_ 85 National Leagne F. McCormick. Reds_88 Mize, Cardinals _82 Fletcher, Pirates _III 74 p Conn-Pastor Fight Is Postponed To Sept. 5 i-: NEW YORK, Aug. 13.—m— Rain washed out the Billy Conn-Bob Pastor fight today for three weeks and ma /; it unlikely that the planned tus sle between the winner and Joe Louis will come off this year. Promoter Mike Jacobs, watching a downpour, put the Pastor-Conn match, scheduled for tonight, back to September 5, and changed the locale from the Polo Grounds to Madison Square Garden. “Uncle Mike” wasn’t sure just what place Louis will have in the 1940 picture now. John Hettche, Michigan’s boxing commissioner, had Mike on the phone and bid for a Louis Conn tussle (if Conn gets by Pastor) in Detroit in October. Mike told all concerned to hold everything until he talks with Louis tomorrow. The Bomber definitely wants a fall fight, for the “sugar” involved. 1 CHICAGO DEFEATS BROWNS, 4 TO 3 Wright’s Ninth Inning Double Drives In Winning Run After Rally In Sixth ST. LOUIS, Aug. 13.—UPl—Mana ger Fred Haney revamped the Browns lineup, Vem Kennedy pitched out of a couple bad spots and seemed set for his tenth vic tory of the year then the Chicago White Sox found the range and came up with a 4 to 3 victory today. Taft Wright’s ninth-inning dou blue which drove in Luke Appling was the deciding score bu the three-run rally of the Sox in the sixth pulled them even with St. Louis. Appling walked to start it. Wright lined to Joe Grace in the outfield. Larry Rosenthal walked and Mike Tresh singled to fill the bases. Bob Kennedy’s single off Harlond Clift’s glove scored Ap pling. Ken Silvestri batted for Bill Dietrich and doubled to center scoring Rosenthal and Tresh. 2 CHICAGO Ab R II O A Webb. 2b _ 5 0 2 3 4 Kreevich, cf_ 5 0 0 5 0 Kuhel lb_ 4 0 0 9 3 Appling, ss_ 2 2 115 Wright, rf_ 3 0 110 Rosenthal, If_ 3 10 3 0 Tresh. c _ 4 1111 ti. Kennedy, 3b_ 2 0 13 0 Dietrich, p____ 2 0 0 0 0 Appleton, p_ 0 0 0 1 3 Totals _31 4 7 27 If x-Batted for Dietrich in <ith. ST. LOUIS Ab R H O / Heffner, 2b _ 3 10 2 4 Caaba, zz _ 1 0 0 0 0 Brace, rf_ 5 0 110 Radcliff, If _ 4 0 110 Tudnich. cf _ 3 12 4 0 Clift 3b _ 3 0 0 0 3 McQuinn, lb _ 4 1 2 13 ? Berardino, ss _ 3 0 0 2 2 Swift, c_ 3 0 0 3 0 Cullenbine, z_ 0 0 0 0 0 V. Kennedy, p_ 3 0 2 1 ? Totals _ 32 3 8 27 14 z-Batted for Swift in 9th. zz-.'atted for Heffner in 9th. Chicago - 000 003 003—' St. Louis - 200 100 000—." Errors: None. Runs batted in: ,Iud nich, McQuinn, V. Kennedy, R. Ken nedy, Silvestri 2, Wright Two has hits: V. Kennedy, Radcliff, Silvestri Wright. Three base hit: Judnieh. Sac rifices: Appling. Appleton, V. Kennedy Double play: McQuinn and Berardino Left on bases: Chicago 11; St. Louis 8 Bases on balls off: Dietrich 3, Apple tno 2, V. Kennedy 9. Strikeouts bv: V. Kennedy 2, Appleton 1. Hits off Dietrich 8 in 5 innings: Appleton, none in 4. Wild pitch: Appleton. Winning pitcher: Appleton. Umpires: Rommel Moriarty and Hubbard. Time: 1:51 Attendance: (paid) 713. The national death rate from tu berculosis in 1939 was 46.6 in 100, 000, compared to 48.9 in 1938. 4 ’CATS PLAY 11 GAMES THIS FALL x All A 1 - A- ' ^ -A LOCALS TO MEET WARSAW S r.20 Five Conference Tilts On Schedule; Nine Grid Games To Be Played At Night The New Hanover High school football team will play 11 games this fall, with all but two of the tilts scheduled at night, R. L. (Bob) Black, head football coach and director of athletics, an nounced yesterday. The Wildcats will open the 1940 season against Warsaw here on Friday night, September 20. Five of the conference games are with Eastern Class A confer ence foes, with Fayetteville re turning to the circuit this fall after an absence the latter part of last year. j The complete schedule is as fol lows: Friday, Sept. 20, Warsaw In Wilmington, (night) Friday, Sept. 27, Durham in Durham, (night) Friday, Oct. 4, Rocky Mount in Rocky Mount, (night) Friday, Oct. 11, Kinston in Wilmington, (night) Friday, Oct. 18, Clinton in Wilmington, (night) Friday, Oct. 25, Raleigh in Wilmington, (night) Friday, Nov. 1, New Bern in New Bern, (night) Friday, Nov. 8, Wilson in Wilmington, (night) Friday, Nov. 15, Goldsboro in Wilmington, (night) Friday, Nov. 22, Fayetteville in Fayetteville. Thanksgiving, Nov. 28, Ox* ford Orphanage in Wilming ton. (day) Coach Black will call his candi dates for the 1940 edition of the Wildcats for the first practice on August 26—two weeks before school opens. Rupert Bryan, for mer All-State guard at Wake For est college, will be the assistant coach. Light workouts will feature the first two weeks’ drills, with scrim mage sessions being held for the next two weeks. 1 LEGION TO STAGE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE Plans For Campaign Will Be Made At Meeting Here Thursday Night Plans for a vigorous member ship drive, in preparation ‘‘for an expected call for home defense duty,” will be made at a meeting of Wilmington’s American Legion post .Thursday night at 8 o’clock in the Sorosis clubhouse. Wilbur Dosher, post commander, said last night the post is anxious for every World war veteran in Wilmington and New Hanover county to become a member of the club. “We have information,” he said, “that a call is to be made for the Legion and its affiliated veterans to serve as a home defense or ganization. “And we are anxious to have more members in order that we may be of all possible assistance.” Only 20 per cent of New Han over’s veterans are now mem bers of the Legion. “The term ‘ex-service man’ no longer applies,” Dosher said. “It is our duty to continue to serve our country in its time of need. “Other cities in North Carolina are responding in a magnificent manner. We hope Wilmington’s veterans who are eligible will co operate.” * Dosher asked that all eligible veterans in the county make an effort to attend the meeting. It is planned to compile a list show ing the names, addresses and oth er information concerning the county’s war veterans. 2 Total domestic and export sales of liquefied petroleum gas in 1939 amounted to 225,150,000 gallons. 4 REDS SCORE 4-3 WIN OVER BUCS Hitting Of McCormick And Wildness Of Pirates Pitchers Give Victory In 10th PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13.—<*— The league-leading Cincinnati Reds spanked the ambitious, red - hot Pittsburgh Pirates 4 to 3 in ten innings today with the aid of big Frank McCormick’s bat and the wildness of Buccaneer flingers. Big Joe Bowman was coasting along easily behind a 3-1 lead go ing into the ninth. The Bucs had chased Junior Thompson from the mound and seemed headed for their 21st victory in 26 games. McCormick lighted the fire works, lining out the first pitch for his 16th homer of the year. Ernie Lombardi singled and when Bowman passed Johnny Goodman, Manager Frankie Frisch rushed Johnny Lanning to the mound. After a sacrifice adyanced the two runners, Eddie Joost was giv en an intentional pass, filling the sacks. Harry Craft, pinchhitting, flied out but Bill Werber also drew a pass forcing home the tying run. Kennie Heintzelman took up the pitching in the tenth for the Pi rates. Last Sunday he walked nine Cub batters, then in desperation the rookie southpaw lobbed one over with a three-and-one count that was slapped out for a double. “If you do that again it will cost you $100," the irate Frisch told the youngster, "I’ll make a pitch er out of you if I have to fine you out of the league.” Anyway, Heintzelman started throwing them hard today and walked Frey before he found the plate. Frank McCormick singled ' his mate to third, from where ne counted the winning tally on Good man’s long fly to right field. Maurice van Robays’ single in the first with the bases loaded drove in tne first two Pitts ourgn runs, making 73 runs he has driven home. Elbie Fletcher drove in his 74th marker in the third and sent Thompson to the showers when he singled behind Debs Garms’ triple. Fletcher fell rounding first, so aggravating an injured knee he had to retire, Bill Brubaker re placing him. 1 CINCINNATI Ab B H O A Werber, 3b _ 4 0 0 4 3 M. McCormick, cf_ 5 0 12 0 Frey, 2b - 4 2 12 4 F. McCormick, lb_. 5 1 2 12 1 Lombardi, c_3 0 110 Myers, X___ 0 1 0 0 0 Baker, c_ 1 0 0 0 0 Goodman, rf___ 4 0 2 2 0 Gamble, If_ 3 0 0 1 0 Arnovich, If_ 10 0 10 Joost, ss ..._ 2 0 15 4 Thompson, p _ 1 0 0 0 0 Shoffner, p_ 2 0 0 0 0 Craft, xx _ 1 0 0 0 0 Beggs, p- 0 0 0 0 1 Totals .. 36 4 8 30 13 x-Ran for Lombardi in 9th. xx-Batted for Shoffner in 9th. PITTSBURGH Ab B H O A L. Waner, cf_ 5 12 3 0 P. Waner, rf_ 3 0 13 0 Elliott, rf_ 1 0 0 2 0 Garms, 3b_ 5 2 10 1 Vaughan, ss _ 4 0 0 2 5 Fletcher, lb_ 2 0 14 0 Brnbaker, lb___ 3 0 0 3 2 Van Robays, If_ 3 U 2 3 C Gustine, 2b_ 4 0 0 3 1 Davis, c_ 4 0 2 5 2 Sewell, z_ 0 0 0 0 0 Lopez, c _ 0 0 0 0 0 Bowman, p _ 3 0 12 0 Lanning, p _ 0 0 0 0 0 Handley, zz_ 1 0 0 0 0 Butcher, zzz_ 0 0 0 0 0 Heintzelman, p _ 0 0 0 0 C Totals - 38 3 10 30 13 z-Ran for Davis in 9th. zz-Batted for Lanning in 9th. zzz-Ran for Handley in 9th. Cincinnati_ 000 100 002 1—4 Pittsburgh_ 201 000 000 0—3 Errors: Frey, Elliot. Runs batted in: Van Robays 2, Fletcher, Goodman 2, F McCormick, Werber. Two base hits: B'rey, Goodman, P. Waner. Three base hits: Garms, Van Robays. Home run: F. McCormick. Stolen base: Frey. Sac rifice: Gamble. Double plays: Vaughan, Gustine and Fletcher; Werber and Frey; Frey, Joost and F. McCormick: Frey and Joost. Left on bases: Cin cinnati 9; Pittsburgh 8. Bases on balls iff: Thompson 3, Bowman 3, Lanning 2. Heintzelman 1. Strikeouts by: Bowman 1. Shoffner 1. Hits off: Thompson 5 i 1-3 innings: Bowman 7 in 8; Shoffner 4 in 5 2-3: Lanning, none in 1; Beggs 1 in 2; Heintzelman 1 in 1. Winning pitcher: Beggs. Losing piteh :r: Heintzelman. Umpires: Goetz, Pi nellt and Reardon. Time: 2:35. At tendance: 6.810. Firemen Rally To Win Over Star-News, 7-6 The Fire Department softball earn came up from behind a four •un deficit yesterday afternoon to iefeat the Star-News ten 7 to 6 n a Hanover league game played it Robert Strange park. The Newsmen piled up a four un lead in the first two innings md were out front until the Smok es rallied in the sixth inning. Bowen and Thigpen was the >tar-News battery, while Glisson ind Jordan was the Firemen’s :ombination. 1 DUKE PLAYS GOLF HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 13. -UPl—The Duke of Windsor played round of golf at Belmont Manor his afternoon, explaining his er ors and the game’s fine-points to goggle-eyed negro caddy whose nly reply was an awed “yassuh, assuh.” So briskly did the Duke stride long the fairways that the caddy ften had to trot to keep up. The >uke wore gray slacks and white ports shirt 2 ] GOOD AS EVER - By Jack Sords WM&vl fc>WB WAS Sewr To Tne fexAS LgAsue- with ah AIU/nJG ARM Two VSARS AGO, P6W eeuev/ep ne woupp ev/eR pitch iaj fne MAJORS ASAiM Schoolboy PDWE --He RePf iHe Defeat -TieeKs oh -top op rne ambricam teAGue iM -fneiR twb pe/Mamy years AHo How IS CAPRyiMe- His -feAM‘5 dopes no iHe igHo pla/& crtAse. Dizzy Coming Back With Old Form And Famed Nothing Ball a. Ted Williams Wants To Be Traded To Yankees NEW YORK, Aug. 13.—UP)— Told that Ted Williams, prob lem child outfielder of the Bos ton Red Sox, was quoted in a Boston newspaper today as saying he dislikes Boston and wants to be traded to the Yan kees, Joe McCarthy, Yankee manager, said: Don’t make me laugh.” Tom Yawkey, Red Sox own er, who was present at today’s double header, said tlie young Cali'ornia slugger positively will not be traded unless the Sox receive a proposition they can not turn down. "He’ll just have to stick to his playing ball ana learn to curb his temperament,” said Yawkey. An official of the Yankees said: "So he wants to come to the Yankees, eh? Why a pop-off like that wouldn’t last two min utes wit' Joe McCarthy.” 1 •STANDINGS YESTERDAY’S RESULTS American League New York 9-19 • Boston 1-8. Cleveland 6; Dertoit 5. Chicago 4; St. Louis 3. Philadelphia 6; Washington 3. National League Boston 4; New York 1. St. Louis 5: Chicago 1. Cincinnati 4; Pittsburgh 3. Philadelphia at Brooklyn, postponed rain. THE STANDINGS American League Won Lost Pet Cleveland- 66 44 ,60( Detroit - 64 46 .58: Boston _ 58 51 .53: Chicago- 55 50 .521 New York- 55 51 ,5l( Washington - 47 60 .431 St. Louis- 46 66 .411 Philadelphia _ 41 64 ,39( National League Won Lost Pet Cincinnati - 67 37 .Ml Brooklyn - 62 42 59( New York - 53 47 ,53f Pittsburgh- 53 50 .51.’ Chicago - 54 5b .-ill.’ St. muis- 50 52 .490 Boston - 40 63 .388 Philadelphia _ 33 66 .331 TODAY’S GAMES NEV YORK, Aug. 13.—(JP)—Probable pitchers in the major leagues tomorrow (won-lost rceords in parentheses): American League Bosto* at New York — Johnson (3-1) vs. Ruffing (10-8). Washington at Philadelphia — Chas< (9-12) vs. Ross (5-5). St. Louis at Detroit—Whitehead (1-3) vs. Rowe (11-2) or Trout (1-3) Chicago at Cleveland (night) - Ed Smith (8-8) vs. A1 Smith (12-5). National League New York at Boston (2) — Hubbeii (7-6) and Gumbert (9-9) vs. Salfo (7-5) and Ernckson (8-8). Philadelphia at Brooklyn (2) _ i. Johnson (2-9) and Pearson (2-9) vs Fitzsimmons (11-2) and Davis (4-9) Cincinnati at Chicago - Moore (6-5) vs. Passeau (12-11). ' ' Pittsburgh at St. Louis (niaht) — Sewell (10-2) vs McGee m.71 *M) RAINS POSTPONE MEET ASHEVILLE, Aug. 13 _(#)_ Heavy rains caused a second post ponement today of the first 18 lole lap of the two-day aualifv ng tests of the Asheville country dub’s annual men’s invitation goU ;ournament. o. G. McWhorter of Palm beach Fla., scored a 75 yesterday be fore a downpour caused the first xpstonement. 2 OKALAHOMA CITY, Aug. 13. UB)—He may not arrive on sched ule, but Dizzy Dean is coming back. The big right-hander who re turned to the Texas league nine weeks ago has regained every thing but his speed and he’11 bet you a hat he’s back with the Cubs when the 19 40 season rolls around. “It feels better than it has in three years,” said Dean as he patted his salary arm and pointed with pride to 21 consecutive score less innings in his last two ap pearances. When the Chicago Cubs passed their $185,000 pitching problem on to the Tulsa Oilers early in June, Dizzy predicted he’d get the mis ery out of his ailing flipper and be back in the big. show within four weeks. He wanted to experiment with a siaearm delivery. He asked for the change and a chance to soak up some southern sunshine in the Texas league, which had been his first stepping stone to the majors. The sidearm delivery didn’t work out and he has abandoned the idea of being recalled this year because the Cubs are out ol the National league race, but the batters in this A-l circuit are find ing his famous “nothing” ball harder than ever to hit. “I couldn’t do anything with a sidearm delivery,” he said today after the Oilers had finished a series here. “My arm hurt more than ever when I tried to throw that way.” So he returned to his natural motion, about halfway between a sidearm and an overhand throw. Today, the soreness has departed. His effectiveness has returned. “I still can’t ‘rare’ back and fog ’em through there like I used to, though,” said Dean. He de pends entirely upon control, which is nearing perfection, and his slow floating “teaser.” His record with Tulsa is seven victories and four defeats. Not long ago he shut out Dallas, 1 to 0, with two hits, pitching to only 28 men. San Antonio belted him from the box on his next time out, but last week he started his string of shutout innings in beating Shreveport, 3 to 2, in 11 frames. The two runs were scored in the first inning. Only one man reached first base after that. His last appearance, against the Oklahoma City Indians, was a heartbreaker, for 11 innings, Diz zy pitched shutout ball, holding the tribe to four hits in a duel with Orval Grove. He retired in favor of a pinch hitter in the 12th, but his replace ment failed to deliver and the In dians went on to win the game, 1 to 0, in the last half of the 12th. Of course, Dean wasn’t charged with the loss, but it’s tough not to win when you give up only four hits in 11 scoreless innings. 1 Skeletal remains of elephants' have been found in every county of the Texas panhandle. 4 GUN CENSUS VICTORIA, B. C., Aug. 13.—(Cana dian Press).—A census of all rifles and shotguns in British Columbia begins Thursday. HENDRIX TO HURT FOR AMATEUR Nil Skipper Or Shoaf To fir, 0 Mound For Bues ln Second Game Of Series Here Victors over the All-Stars bv 2 to 1 decision last Friday ni*t the Wilmington Pirates will try, make it two in a row tonight when they meet the Cape Fear amateur nine at Legion field at 8 o'clock Either Jack Shoaf or Norwood Skipper will be called on to J the Cape Fear crew, John Hen drix, the Royal Crown fireball hur er, who has notched up over m strikeouts this season, is the nroh. able starter for the amateurs Lefty Ray Brew, of Leland. Sea, Allen, of Pepsi-Cola. and Heath Piner, of Purol, will be the All Stars’ reserve moundsmen. The remainder of the All-Stars’ lineup will be taken from: Cov ington, catcher infielders - uor' man Farmer, Royal Crown Buck Hi-Kappas J. B. Edwards, w. sonboro Rowan, Royal Crow and Reynolds, Jackson-Bell Outfielders—Hensley. Stokelev Miller, Clark, Hawkins and wik son. J. B. Edwards will be the bench manager tonight. Bert Kite, manager of the Buc caneers, said last night that his lineup will probably be: McKen zie or Larkins, catcher; Moore first base; McKeithan, second base; Smidt, shortstop; Stefano third base; Carter. Davis, Trogden or Hines, outfield. Friday night the Pirates will play the Warsaw All-Stars in the first of a two-game series with the club. YOUTH HELD SAX JOSE, Calif., Aug. 13.—(Jl. Robert Mandeb, 16, was bold today by Peace Justice Chester W. Moore for trial in superior court n charges of murdering Josephine Par sen, 16-vear-old school girl. !a.« July 1. Mandeb did not testify at the preliminary hearing. Albert F. 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