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TO BE FLAYED AT HILLDALE Giants Will Meet Hawks PHILADELPHIA, July 18— The memory-studded Hilldale Park will be the scene of the Pennsylvania Colored baseball league’s first “Dream Game’’, which will be played at the field Sunday afternoon. Stars selected from the four other clubs of the league will op pose the Lansdowne Giants, who won the first half schedule by defeating the Wayne Black Hawks last week. The game, which is expected to be in line with the many thrill ing encounters that have taken place on the historic sward, finds every member of the five-team league taking part. The clubs which will furnish the opposing players are Wayne Black Hawks, Main Line Tigers, Philadelphia Black Sox and the "Liberty Stars, which led the league up until a few days before! the end of the half. Managing the Ail-Stars will be Bob Baynard of the Liberty club; assisting him are Managers Tay lor and Saltzer, of the Tigers and Black Hawks, respectively. Grant Thompson will as usual handle the managerial reins for the Lansdowne team, which will be hard set to snare honors from their rivals. Biggest Event The game will be the biggest event of the season so far with the All Stars being carefully selected Ik by the officials of the league. The pitching staff of the All Stars will trot out the best in the league v/iln Harris of the Main Liner Tigers going to the hill to start the game, this pitcher has been hurling great ball all season and he is going to show the league leaders a fine assortment of stuff. Jackson of Liberty Stars, will al so see service as will Cohen of the Wayne Black Hawks. The catching chores will be in capa ble hands when Campbell, of Wayne Black Hawks and White, of Black Sox, will divide the work behind the bat. At first base Gore of the Black Sox and Williams, of the Liberty Stars, will do the work, while at second base two stars in Williams Liberty Stars and Brooks, Black Sox will guard this keystone sack. At shortstop Duckett, Black Hawks, and Irwin, Liberty Stars, will do the work, while at third base White and Bell, of the Main Line Tigers, will do some fancy fielding. Tigers in Outfield In the outer garden Taylor and Harris, Main Line Tigers; Pitman and Robinson, Black Sox; King Black Hawks and Harris, Liberty Stars, will snare the flies and dc some yeoman work with the stick, THIS W THAT ABOUT THE WHITE SOX Luke Appling and Taft Wright, who have been staging a neck and-neck battle for team hitting honors among the White Sox most of the season, may have to welcome a third contestant into the scrap before long in the per son of Julius (“Moose”) Solters. The big outfielder, whom Jim mie Dykes obtained last winter in a swap for Rip Radcliff, has been belting the ball at a ter rific clip recently. From June 26th .to July 7th, which preceded the All Star game layoff, the Moose collected 21 hits in 46 times at bat for an average of .457. The spurt lifted his season Mark by 56 points during that period, from .277 to .333. If be continues the pace he won’t be long in overhauling Radcliff’s current average of .355 and thus silence the second guessers on the trade. Though President William Har ridge of the American League up held the New York Yankee protest on the eleven-inning 1-0 victory won by the White Sox June 20th and has ordered the game replay ed, he ruled that all individual records in the protested game will stand. Thus Johnny Rigney gets credit for the hard-earned tri umph to give him seven victories and Monte Pearson must suffer the loss. The protest was uphed on the ground that Moose Solters did not make a bona fide catch of a foul by Bill Dickey in the second in ning when he dropped the ball while trying to recover his falling cap. When the White Sox meet the Cubs the result appears to be in evitable—even when it’s golf. The South Siders whipped their Chi cago rivals, 6 to 2, in their annual inter-club match at Twin Orchard last Tuesday, July 9. Manager Jimmy Dykes showed the way by beating Boss Gabby Hartnett of the Cubs, 3 and 2, with the day’s low score of 80. The White Sox began distribu Southern Tennis Meet to Open in ’Kegee, July 25 TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE, Ala., July 13—The Sixteenth Annual Championships of the Southern Tennis association shapes up as possibly the best in this long se ries of sterling tennis in Dixie. The 24th U. S. Infantry Tennis club of Fort Benning, Ga., has made plans to send ten players led by Sergeant Charles Penrose, their number one man. Penrose will play in the singles and team with his old paitner, Richard Col lins, to take part in the doubles competition. Penrose and Collins are former Southern Tennis as sociation doubles champions. Joseph D. McGee, chairman c.f the American Tennis association publicity committee, is bringing twelve players from the South Carolina 'Tennis association. The Georgia Tennis association will furnish players among whom will be Marshall Arnold, Morehouse college freshman, a former Na tional boys’ champion, and who now holds, along with Joe King of Dorchester Academy, McIntosh, Ga., the National Junior doubles championship. James F. Carter, cne of the young players of At lanta, will probably team with Arnold in the doubles. They won the Georgia State doubles cham pionship at Camp John Hope, Ft. Valley, ?_ist week. Xav.ier univv. ./ is sending a group of players headed by Louis Graves, present Georgia state champion. From West Palm Beach, Fla., George W. Ingram, executive sec retary of the Florida Tennis as sociation, and Ulysses Ingram, his brother, have entered the dou bles. Tuskegee will be represented by John B. Garrett, National veterans champion; Howard Minnis, Clif ford Russell, Robert Scales, Wil liam Campbell, Charles G-. Be vans, and several other well known players. The play in the women’s section promises to be the best ever staged on the Cham pionship Courts with such stars as Roumania and Margaret Pe ters in the singles and doubles; Katherine Jones and Maymie Stanley in singles and doubles; Helen Hutchinson in junior sin gles; Mrs. Cleve L. Abbott and W. Russel Brown in singles and dou bles. The Georgia asociation will send Miss Ella F. Bush of Atlan ta; Miss Magnolia Childs and Miss Rosebud Brown, also of Atlanta. Miss Lesline Hatchet and Miss Gladys Hambick of Tillotson col lege, Austin, Texas, will take part in the singles and doubles. From Florida comes Miss Susie Washington, ace of the Florida Tennis association. Drawings will be held in Logan Hall at the Institute, Wednesday evening, July 24, at 8 o’clock. Play will start promptly at 1U o’ clock Thursday morning July 25. The league leading Lansdowne Giants will have their club in tact. This club, which is in first place, has been playing great ball all season. tion Thursday, July 11, of all tickets ordered by mail for the Boston and New York series, which will open the next home stand July 23-28 and also placed them on direct sale at Comiskey Park and the Hub store in down town Chicago. The Yankee series will include a night game July 26 and a Sunday doubleheader July 28. Mail orders are accepted at any time for all remaining games on the schedule. Besides the Yankee game, there also are night games during the next home stand with the Athletics July 31 and Detroit August 9. There also are Sunday twin bills with Washington Aug ust 4th and Detroit, August 9. Fred Bedore, who starred as an infielder the past dozen years in the American Association and the International, Coast and Southern leagues, was made manager last Thursday, July 11, of Waterloo in the Three Eye League, a Chica go White Sox farm club. He | succeeded John Fitzpatrick. Johnny Mostil, former White | Sox star piloted'Jonesboro to the first haif title in the Northeast 11 Arkansas league. Jonesboro is a Class D White Sox farm club. East Waft Game (Continued from page 10) Ditching three innings of shutout ball, the East won a 1 to 0 thrill er to even it up. But again in 1935, big, powerful Mule Suttles occupied the hero's limelight with i prodigious home run wallop in he eleventh inning, good for three runs and an 11 to 8 triumph for the West. And so it continued. In 1936, the East pounded out a 10 to 2 victory and again in ’37 they tri umphed by 7 to 2, to go ahead in wins, only to have Neil Robinson come along in 1938 with his game-winning four-bagger and ' Jean Lane is New Track Star OCEAN CITY, N. J., July 13 In the wake of a Crimson and Gold storm that swept away all opposition, the strains of Auld Lang Syne floated over the rec reational field Saturday to mark the close of the Annual National A A, U., Women’s Track and Field Championships—the end of 16 years of sparkling speed war fare. Four bullets of the Crimson and Gold of Tuskegee burning un space in a furious race against lime, a second foursome from Tuskegee and mighty opposition thundered through the climatic 400 meters relay in 49 and 3-10 seconds, to lead the march of victory as the field dispersed af ter a record breaking day. The Tuskegee A team winning by two yards over the B team vith the Philadelphia Moose A team third; Mercury Athletic Club of New York, fourth; Phila delphia Moose B team fifth and German American Athletic Club of Brooklyn, sixth, sent its girls whirling through 120 meters, av - raged 12 and approximately three-tenths seconds to win the greatest 400 meter relay ever run in this section. But as brilliant as they were the bounding Tiger ettes with their triumph had on ly a shade over other winners when the thrillers- were tabulat ed at the finish. The opening event, the 50 meter run, can stand with any sensa tional event ever staged at the Championships with two former champions in the finals, Mrs. Gertrude Johnson, Mercury A. C., N. Y., 1929 winner, and Claire Isicson, of Long Island Universi ty, the record holder in this event. It was strictly a two girl race from the start between Jean Lane of Wilberforce, and Lucy Newell of Tuskegee Institute Lucy Newell was away first and held the half stride lead for 46 meters of the 50. The two girls fighting to the limit of human speed and endui'ance in as great a show ei’ courage as has ever been seen on a track, with Jean Lane snapping the tape only be cause she thrust out her chest in a great surge on the last stride at the finish. In the classic 10 meters run, the six finalists were Jean Lane of Wilberforce University Stella Walsh of Cleveland, Ohio, Jean ette Jones of Harrisburg. Pennsyl vania High School, Claire Isicson of the Long Island University team, Lula Hymes of Tuskegee, and Ruwena Harrison of Tuske gec. Olive Hasenfus of the Bos ton Swimming Association, de fending champion, did not survive the preliminary trials. And then came the bark of Charles Rosser’s gun as six straining runners shot from their marks. Jean Lane is a runner for your money; in her first year of big time competition she did not make a false move. She hung on heels of Stella Walsh and Lu la Hymes who had beaten her off the marks, at 50 meters she was even with the leaders, and at this ocint she let go, coming up more on her toes. She ran Stella Walsh down, winning by two yards. Lula Hymes finished inch es behind Stella Walsh for third place. Va, Union to Receive $3,365 Gift from Estate RICHMOND, Va., July 18— I President Clark announced this I week that through the influence ' of Honorable Homer Brown, mem , her of the Pennsylvania legisla ture, and Mr. Robert L. Vann, editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, both members of the Virginia Un ion Alumni association, the uni versity received a $3,365 bequest from the Stidmum Estate, of Pitts burgh, Pa. According to the terms of the bequest the income from the money turned over to Virginia Union is to be used for scholar ship aid for outstanding high school female graduates who show oromise of usefulness. The girls selected must come from Alle gheny county, Pa. Dr. Clark further stated that the committee in Pennsylvania select ed to choose the recipient for the award for this year had not re ported who the student from Alle gheny county, Pa., would be. again in 1939, oniy this time ably abetted by Danny Wilson. It's the fans own classic and again they'll have the complete say who plays in it, even as tc the lival managers. The eighteen players on each squad and the managers will be selected by a poll of the fans, conducted by the Negro American and National leagues in conjunction with col ored papers throughout the coun try. NAMED ADVISORS TO WENDELL W1LLKIE Left to right: William E. King, of Chicago, Illinois, and T. Gillis Nutter, of Charleston, West Virginia, members of Republican Campaign Advisory Committee. They are members of a Committee of 22, representing every section of the country, who are to work in close cooperation with the Republican National Committee and Mr. Willkie’s campaign managers. ! - | Beating ' The Gun... b7 ALVIN MOSES OCEAN CITY, N. J., July 18— Saturday (trackside) . . . PAR DON US FOLKS, IF WE APPEAR TO BE OUT OF BREATH. . . . WE’VE just seen action, a . . . female Jesse Owens in the person of 17 year old . . . JEAN LANE, of Wilberforce university, Ohio. IT WAS THE OCCASION OF . . . THE WOMEN’S national track and field championships held in this Atlantic ocean city, and girl athletes from leading clubs and colleges vied for stel lar honors. Archie Springer, lo cal sportsman and his petite girl friend . . . Shirley Redspur, of fered to drive your favorite writ er down to the games in a . 1940 Cadillac job, that is the last word in automobiles. Naturally we accepted. NO MALE TRACK PERFORM ER (Owens net excepted) . . . has thrilled your correspondent as did this . . . mercury-shod Venus of the cinderpath who with a . . , cyclonic burst of speed seldom duplicated by male athletes . . . BROUGHT TO AN END THE NINE-YEAR REIGN OF . . . STELLA WALSH . . . world and Olympic record holder at 100 and 200 meters, in addition to many other specialty events. JEAN LANE . . . “sweet sev enteen’’ streamlined (in a sprint ing sense), personable . . . in telligent, and gracious beyond words, won the heart of nearly everyone assembled here by the manner in which she thundered to victory in two events on the card viz: . . . The 50 meters, and the 100 meter dash. All. week long the pressmen of the country had extolled the prowess of the gal lant Polish-American sensation, who had not only licked the best girl sprinters . . . but some of the men (privately, of course). We c’oubt whether any save her own trainer and teammates gave this tan lassie a ghost of a chance against the amazing Stella who . . . somewhat looks like, and in some of her mannerisms . . . simulates a man. WE STATIONED OURSELVES . . . along about the 75 yard mark, as we had been told that Jean was a wonder at piling on the wood from that point to the worsted. Bang went the starter’s pistol . . . letting loose a yell from thousands of throats that fell on the ears like thunder. The Wilberforce girl was fast out o! her holes, and at 50 meters . . . we knew the reign of . . . STELLA THE GREAT was nearing its close. Over the lightning fast ter rain sped the bronzed antelope ... no, she was more like a . . . frightened gazelle, or some . . Atlantus brought back to life out of the faded pages of Grecian mythology! Now people were standing on anything they could reach out and grasp for . . . even their neighbors’ shoulders (in some instances). Race, color, creed, religion ... all were loSi as one and all, joined in to cheej on this brilliant track performed who at the tender age of 17 . . . LICKED THE FINEST WOMAN DASHER THE WORLD HAS SEEN UP TO THIS TIME. . . By FIVE YARDS!! The time of ... 12 seconds flat, was sensa ’ional enough . . . but the crowd -md especially . . . YOUR HUM BLE CORRESPONDENT, war ’eft breathless and speechless Throwing away our hat (the only one we possess), we dashed dowr Lhe cinder runaway to grasp lit "le Jean and hug her close (boy iid we get a kick out of doing that), for a brief second. Even then . . . bosom heaving . . . breath coming in spasmodic inter vals . . . SHE WAS EVERY INCH THE CHAMPION, ANX IOUS TO RUN AWAY FROM ALL OF US AND TO FIND THE . . . BROKEN HEARTED AND CHAGRINED . . . STELLA ] PLANE TALK... By James L. H. Peck for ANP It is of the utmost importance that the race in general . . . newspapers, civic and political organizations in particular . . . keeps abreast of U. S. pilot train ing advances so that we may bet ter enable ourselves to offer as sistance to Negro aspirants. Civil Aeronautic Authority chairman, Robert H. Hinkley, an nounced a few days ago, that a greatly enlarged program for the elementary training of pilots got under way June 15. Following the pattern of this year’s success ful Civilian Pilot Training pro gram which ended with the fiscal year June 30, the new scheme will include the training of 45,000 by next June 30. The CAA states that 9,810 pi lots were trained during the last fiscal year just ended. This in cludes enrollees from 436 colleges and some 750 students receiving instruction at the 75 non-college units throughout the country. (The number of Negro students participating at our four colleges, and those training at Chicago, the race’s only non-college unit, will be given and commented upon in a forthcoming column.) The Ci vilian Pilot Training program comprises 72 class hours of ground school and from 35 to 50 flying hours, preparing students for ex amination for federal private pi lots license. A limited number are to be given 45 hours advanc ed training. No provision has been made, to our knowledge, for advance training of Negro slur; dents. The services, in which the race has no representation as yet, are also stepping up pilot '.procure ment. Army air corps expansion .calls for training of 7,000 pilots, and 3,600 navigators and bom. bardiers annually. Primary train ing will be continued at the nine army-supervised civilian flying schools, each of which is open ing a branch school to accorrvno 1ate increasing quotas. Aviation cadets remain at these schools for r 10 week period, then they go to >ne of the three training centers . . . two of which are newly es tablished at former army fields WALSH, in order to console her, as only . . . another woman can. IN WINNING THE 50 ME TER CHAMPIONSHIP, Jean Lane traversed the distance in 6..6, and that is . . . flying, if you know your stopwatches as we do. TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE . . . again proved that her girls domi nate the American track and field events. In retaining her nation al honors, the Alabama debs roll ed up the imposing total of . . . 85 points, or . . . 2-3 of a poir' less than . . . DOUBLE THAT OF ANY OTHER ORGANIZA TION . . . This is how the Book er Washington institution team won out: took the 4C0 meter relay went, ALICE COACHMAN, car ried off high jumping laurels; plus places in virtually all other events. The Pclish Olympic club vas second with ... 46, 1-3 ^oints; . . . Philadelphia Moose, hird with . . . 34, and the Chi -ago Hurricanes, fourth with . . . 12. EIGHT CHAMPIONS RE LATED THIS YEAR, namely: Stella Walsh, 200 meters (Miss bane not running here), and the •unning broad jump; Catherine Fellmeth, Chicago Hurricanes, iiscus and shotput events; Doro thy Dodson, Chicago, javelin throw, and the aforementioned Alice Coachman, of Tuskegee. New champs crowned were An gele Mica, St. Louis Italian girl in the . . . baseball throw; Sybil Cooper, New York German Amer ican Association; 60 meters hur dles, and the . . . UNFORGET TABLE . . . JEAN LANE, in the 50 and 100 meters test of . . . heart, speed and generalship. . . . for basic, advanced and spe cialized work. Randolph Field, San Antonio, Texas, the “West Point of the Air,” is now desig nated the Gulf Training center. Maxwell Field, Montgomery, Ala., formerly the home of the corps tactical school, is known as the Southeast Training center*. Mof fett field, Calif., is called the West Coast training center. At these schools, cadets will under go 10 weeks basic trainnig, 10 weeks advanced training, and- five weeks work in specialized types: pursuit, attack, bombardment, or reconnaissance planes. The South west and West Coast centers will open in September and- October, respectively. Let us hope and pray that, by that time, some measure will have been enacted to afford our boys entrance. Pursuant to mail as space will permit: Mr. T. W. New York City: The colored employe to whom you refer in your letter is affection ately known as: “Dodo Tom” tc army fliers. He is an enlisted man with rank of corporal, janitor and utility man of Company B. barracks, Randolph Field, and is entering his 8th year of army service. Not able to ascertain j his full name. 1 Miss M. B. Philadelphia: You are certainly to be complimented on your knowledge of military flying; you can tell many a man what it’s all about, and no doubt, have. Due to the fact thqt yopi1 query is highly, ^ technical . and would require some space for re ply, .we suggest that you. secure •a- copy of the August POPULAR AVIATION, on ine stands by the time this is in print.; Herein, we enter into a thorough- discussion of the technical considerations at tendant to bombing and the fa mous Sperry bombing sight. Def initely no. The only female com bat pilots we know of were ope who fleW in Spain - for a~ time, and the many reported active dur ing the Finnish campaign—Rus sians all. . T- J. New York City: You’ll have to go to Canada at your own expense and file application with the commanding officer of the air recruiting station in your point of entry. No, we know of no colored fliers in the Royal Ca nadian Air force, but they are very liberal up there and you’ll probably have entree if you can make the grade physically and educationally. Write or wire Wing Commander A. deNiverville, Chief of Air Staff, Department of Nat’l Defense, Ottawa, Canada. Yes, we think it will make a man of you or else . . . Mr. C. C. Tulsa, Okla.. Wouldn’t worry too much about your sta tus if, and when conscription comes into effect. The compul sory training measure has been pigeon-holed because of differ ences of opinion between war, navy departments and civilian authorities. Meanwhile, suggest that you apply for the WPA voca tional training in your city, since you state that you are not skilled in a trade or profession. If war comes you’ve a chance ... if it doesn’t you have a future. Hans Reynaud To Enter ’Kegee OCEAN CITY, New Jersey, Ju ly 18—Hans Reynaud, who saw the Tuskegee girls perform here Saturday, has been informed that his application to enter the Agri cultural Department at Tuskegee Institute had been accepted. Rey naud is an outstanding athlete and an excellent musician. He said the marvelous performance turned in by the Tuskegee Tiger ettes inspired him and he imme diately made application by wire to go South for his education and to study agriculture. He also stated that he hoped he would be able to join the Tuskegee foot ball team and the band. Crowder Divorce Settled; Wife Waives Alimony Robert H. Crowder, a member of Earl “Fatha” Hines Orchestra, through his attorney, Euclid Louis Taylor, on November 25th, 1939, filed' a bill for divorce charging that he left to go to work and while he was away from the house he received a telephone call from his wife, Dorothy Bry ant Crowder, who stated that she was leaving for Mexico City. Crowder waited some time and when his wife failed to return he decided that he would leave. They were living at her parents’ home. Since that time they have played numerous engagements over the country, smiling frozen smiles at each other. On July 10th, 1940, when the case of Crowder vs. Crowder was called before Judge Donald S. Mc Kinley in the Superior Court, Crowder and his witnesses ap proached the bar and were about to proceed when Atty. Harris B. Gaines and Mrs. Crowder and two witnesses came in. A hurried dis cussion was had between the par ties and the attorneys walked to the bar and stated that Mrs. Crowder wanted to file a coun ter-claim charging her husband with desertion. Her husband agreed to permit her to prove up this charge waiving alimony and other fees. While Mr. Crowder’s witnesses took their seats, Mrs. Crowder’s witnesses took the stand and the result was that a decree of divorce was granted Mrs. Crowder charging desertion, 10 alimony, and everybody was happy. _; > What Might Have Been If Olympic Games Were Held TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE. Ala. July 18—What might have been The track and field events sche duled for the 1940 Olympics Games in Finland that had to be -ailed off on account of the un settled conditions abroad, follow: 100 meters run, 200 meters run. 80 meters hurdles, high jump 100 meters relay, broad jump, shot out, javelin throw, discus throw. The National Women’s A. A. U.. Track and Field Championship? fhat were to be used as the Olym oic tryouts would have found the athletes placing as follows on the basis of selecting three for each sprint event: In the 100 meters run, Jean Lane of Wilberforce, Ohio; Lula Hymes, Tuskegee Institute, and Rowena Harrison, also of Tuske gee. In the 200 meters the en trants would be Jean Lane, Wil berforce, Edna Gustavsort' of St. Louis, Missouri and Hester Brown -f Tuskegee Institute. It. is interesting to note that the seven best sprinters in the Unit ed States and possibly in the world are these on. the basis of their showing in the:, National Championships: Jean Lane, winner of the 50 ahd 100 and she could have brok en the record in the 200 meter? bad she been able to enter this •went; Liila Hyrfies, Tuskegee •hird in the hundred, but would get thfe second place because Stella Walsh would not be eligible to compete for the United States Rowena Harrison and Lucy New ell, Tuskegee: Jeanet Jones, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania High School, and Claire Isicson, Long Island University, and Edna Gus tavson of St. Louis, Missouri. Iu the 80 meters hurdles the entries would have been Sybil Cooper. German American Ath letic Club of Brooklyn; Nancy Cooperwaite of the German American Athletic Club, and Lil 'ie Purifoy of Tuskegee. The 400 meters relay team would have j been composed of Rowena Harri son, to lead off, Lucy Newell, for the second leg, and Lula Hymes. in the third position, and Jean Lane, running at anchor. In the field events, provided the committee decided to pick on ly two for each position, the Unit ed States entries would have been as follows: Running high jump: Alice Coachman, Tuskegee and Gerada Gottlieb of Canton, Mass. Discus throw: Catherine Fell meth of the Chicago Park Hurri canes and Evelyn Taylor of the Taylor Athletic Club, New York City, New York. Running broad jumo: Lucy Newell, Tuskegee, and Betty Charters, Philadelphia, Pa. Javelin throw: Dorothy Dod son, Chicago Park Hurricanes and Miran Melton, of St. Louis, Missouri. Colored Catholics Hold Ordination NEW YORK, July 18—The Re formed American Catholic church here, only all-Negro Catholic church in the world, held an or dination service recently for Miss Florence Henry, who was raised to the degree of Reverend Sister Deaconess in the church. The ordination, celebrated at a Pontifical High Mass said by the Archbishop C. Gordon Wolcott, was held in the Little Church of the Black Virgin in the center of Harlem.. I FAMOUS TENNIS STARS TRAINED IN SOOTH SAYS Lists National Champs TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE, Ala., . July 18—Without a doubt the South wil soon rival the much publicized climate of California in so far as the development of tennis players is concerned. Look ing back for the last ten or twelve years, we find that the majority of the nationally ranked players are either natives of the South or have received training in the South that carried them fo 'the top. Nathaniel and Franklyn Jackson, internationally known tennis stars, were largely devel oped at Tuskegee Institute- where" * they received their college educa tions. Harmon Fitch, former Na tional Champion, is a product of North Carolina, and a graduate of Johnson C. Smith College.* Ern- _ est McCampbell, former U. §. In ter-collegiate Champion, is truly a product of Tuskegee Institute, having been brought South by his parents when a small boy. Ernest was one of the ball boys when the first National Cham pionships of the American Tennis Association ever played in the deep South were held at Tuskegee Institute in 1931. Warren Weaver of Baltimore, Maryland, is anoth er example. Christopher Hunt, nationally ranked player and Col ored Intercollegiate Athletic As sociation Singles Champion, in 1939 is a graduate of Saint Au gustine’s College and was devel oped at that school. Lloyd Scott, former National Singles Cham pion, is a native of Texas and was ieveloped at Prairie View Col lege by that fine tennis enthusi ast, Charlie Lewis. John L. Mc Griff, senior and John L. McGriff, junior, of Portsmouth, Virginia, as well as the Downing Brothers of Roanoke, Virginia are other ex amples of the reign of Dixie in Tennis. Of the voung players to day, Jimmie McDaniels of Xavter University and Richard Cohen, a aative of New Orleans are Na tional Champs in their own right. Howard Minnis and Clifford Rus j sel of Tuskegee Institute arc na I Uonally ranked among the better young players. As for the wom en, the South completely chang ed Lula Ballard’s style oi play and made her again National Champion. Margaret and Rou mania Peters. Tuskegee juniors, have been largely developed in physical strength and general! knowledge of the game. Helen Hutchinson, nationally ranked second in girls singles is a na- , tive of Tuskegee Institute. New comers to the South who will be heard from are Katherine Jones, Tuskegee freshman, and Maymie Stanley, Tuskegee high school stu dent, who. it seems only needed the sunsh ine and favorable prac tice facilities to start their game to the; heights. To prove this she defeated both of the Peters Sisters gt the Championships of the South Carolina Tennis Associa tion the week of July 6th _ Florence Hunt of Fort Valley Laboratory High School, runner ip in the National Interscholas fic Championships here at Tuske gee this spring and Thelma Mc Daniels, Tuskegee Institute High School junior, winner of the Na tional Interscholastic Singles championship are other examples. There are many other players who are-coming through fast be cause of the available practice facilities at the schools and col leges throughout the South. i - ■ -< » Announce Hours Of Annual Flower' Shows In Parks A change in hours at Lincoln and Garfield Park Conservatories has been effected for the duration of the Chicago Park District’s an nual Summer Flower Show, ac cording to William Bloesing, Acting Chief Horticulturist of the Park District. Both Conservatories will be open, free to the public, daily, Sundays and holidays from 8:00 a. m., till 6:00 p. m. only. The hours during the Summer show have previously been from 8:00 a. m., till 10:00 p. m. Rex Begonias and Fancy-Leav ed Caladiums are featured. There is also a special exhibit at the entrance to Garfield: an educa tional display of well-known plants which will be changed weekly. These are labeled with ' their common and botanical names. The Reformed American Catho-! lie church, just one year old, is the first attempt by black Amer icans to form a Catholic church free of white domination or juris diction. It is the only Negro church of its type headed by a Negro Archbishop. DON’T FAIL TO HEAR— BEE’s weekly Radio Forum. Tune in Tves., 1:15 p. m., WHIP 1 1480 on your dial.