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Marathon Champ Fights Malady: Fine, Unfit, Prey of Scott in Fiasco
■ ■■■'■ ' ■■III ■ ' ■ ■■ — I—— , , —— ■■ . !■
Paroxysmal Hemoglobinuria
Seems Not to Annoy
Boss of Harriers.
BY ROD THOMAS.
PAT DENGIS. champion mara
thon runner of the United
States, who began his athletic
career four years ago at the
age of 30 and a year later prophesied
the victory that gave him his title in
The Evening Star race of 1935. comes
to the defense of his crown probably
the most unusual member of the army
of athletes bent upon representing
America in the Berlin Olympics.
On Memorial day. in the fifth an
nual Evening Star race. Dengis, born
in Wales and a naturalized American
Citizen living in Baltimore, will at
tempt to hold the national A. A. U.
championship for 26 miles 385 yards
and with the same effort become one
of three marathoners to gallop for
Uncle Sam in what promises to be
an outstandine contest of the games
at Berlin—the marathon—with the
Japanese, the Finns. Jinn Zabala of
Argentina, winner of the 1932 Los
Angeles race, and the Yanks as keen
competitors.
Focus on Dengis.
'T'HREE places on the American
team have been allotted to mara
thon runners and one has been as
signed to Tarzan Brown. Narragansett
Indian, who won the recent fortieth
annual Boston Patriots' day race. The
foremost American in the contest here
will be chosen and the third, it is
assumed, will be the runner who made
the best general showing in the two
tests, excluding the winners.
The harrier upon whom most at
tention will rest Memorial day. from
the start at Mount Vernon to the
finish at the zero milestone in back
of the White House—if he gets there—
Will be Pat Dengis.
A year ago. before the national run,
Dengis announced himself the cham
pion. quite seriously—and won.
Three years before, after collapsing
in the same grind and attempting to
escape from Casualty Hospital to fin
ish the race, he prophesied he would
foot it in me 1936 Olympics—' after I
develop these legs."
Champion Looks Healthy.
J^ENGIS achieved his first ambition
when he won the national cham
pionship last year.
With sublime confidence he ran at
Boston last April 20 for a place on the
Olympic team and was yanked after
17 miles. At a hospital it was said
Pat was afflicted with the rare par
oxysmal hemoglobinuria and that his
athletic career might be finished.
It seems that Denris’ ailment has
to do with corpuscles, but to the lay
man he appeared quite healthy last
Sunday, when he was a spectator at
the District A. A. U. 15-mile race, won
by his fellow-member of the Stonewall
Democratic Club of Baltimore. Bucky
Miller
"I'll be plenty ready on May 30."
said Pat. But Dr. John Preston, heart
specialist, who will direct the exami
nation of the entrants in The Star
marathon, may snag Pat.
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N. S. T. ROUTS RIGGS
Ties for Second in Bank League
With 11-2 Victory.
Through its 11-2 rout of Riggs nine
yesterday. National Savings and Trust
find itself in a tie for second place of
the Bankers' League today, with the
same percentage as that of American
Security and Trust.
While Joe Garvey, their pitching
ace. held Riggs to three singles. Na
tional Savings and Trust sluggers
•cored in every inning. Hilleary and
Adrian led the winner's attack with
two hits each, the former getting a
triple.
—--• ■■■■—
PITCHER SEEKS CLUB.
Lefty Miller, with six years south
pawing experience in professional ball
in Pennsylvania. Kentucky. Virginia
and South Carolina, wants to pitch
with some local unlimited team. He
may be reached by calling Georgia
1000.
MILLERS GAIN SHUTOUT.
Benefiting by 10 errors of the
Swift & Co. nine. Miller Furniture
•wept to a 9-0 victory yesterday in
an Industrial League game. It gave
the winners an even break in two loop
contests
League Statistics
TUESDAY. MAY S. 1936.
American
RESULTS YESTERDAY
Cleveland 6: Washintton 3.
New York-St Louis, ram.
Boston-Detroit. rain
Philadelphia-Chicago. rain.
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NY ' 2—1 3'—' 4' 11 II 1! 121 61.6671>/j
Clel 1! 01—I 1! 2i 21—1 5! 1JI 71.6111 1 <-i
Dft:_0— I li—! 1 3 2i 2! 91 71.6631 2'j
Wn! 1' 21 0, 21-: 41 2.111101.5241 3
Chii O' II II li—I—! II 21 61 91.4001 5
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£~7l 6 6' 71 71101 9 11 T5:—|—I |
GAMES TODAY GAMES TOMORROW
Clew at Wash . 3:15. Chi. at Wash., 3:15.
Detroit at Boston, Detroit at New York.
E» Louis at N Y. Cleve at Phila
Chicaso at Phila. St. Louis at Boston.
National
RESULTS YESTERDAY
Cincinnati. 1: New York, 0.
Boston T: St. Louis, rt.
Brooklyn-Pittsburgh. cold
Philadelphia-Chicago. wet grounds.
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NY' QI—i (li—| 11 21 .'if 31 9171.563_Va
Chi, 2 1 — 2! 01 21—I 21*91 71.5(131_'?
Pitt: 1!—1 li—1 2! 21 1: U 81 71.5331 1~
Cln 2 11 41 1!—' II 01—' 91 91.5001 IK,
Pht—: li l1 1—I 1' 31 2 91101.4791 _2_
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GAMES TODAY GAMES TOMORROW
N Y at Cincinnati. N. Y at Pittsburgh.
Philadelphia at Chi. Boston at Chicago.
Borton at St. Louis. Brooklyn at Cm
Brooklyn at Pitt*. Phila. at St. Louli.
4
p .
Cowboy Retains His D. C. Lightweight Crown
Howard. Scott, ruler of the District’s 135-pound brigade (left), here is shown sparring with.
Davey Fine. British titleholder, in the feature match at Turner’s Arena last night in which Scott
was awarded a technical knockout in the fifth round, when his opponent was blinded by a cut
over his eye. —Star Staff Photo.
. I
THE first fatality of the fishing
season occurred at Oregon
Inlet last Saturday, J. H.
Powell of Richmond, Va „
drowning when his boat was upset
in the treacherous suit
The boat is reported to have gone
out when the tide was too low for it
to cross the bar with safety. After
riding one of the big combers, the
i boat struck bottom and was over
! turned. All of the anglers were thrown
j into the water and Powell was hit
on the head by the overturned boat
and rendered unconscious. His com
panions grabbed and held him until
the arrival of the Coast Guard boat
All attempts at resuscitation were
futile, however.
Five other boats are reported to
have been capsized, but, fortunately,
all occupants were rescued.
This column has been endeavoring
to obtain better protection for anglers
at Oregon Inlet and in this connection
Capt. Henry E Sweet of the Steam
boat and Inspection Service has in
formed us that a boat has been dis
; patched from Annapolis to Oregon
Inlet as e means toward doing every
thing risible to see that anglers are
protected..
A PARTY of 12 anglers, composed of
Government officials and leading
business men. fishing for blues last
Thursday. Friday and Saturday at
Oregon Inlet, had a total catch for
the three days of 89. ranging from 434
to 63i pounds.
“While they were good-size fish,
■ they all were light for their length,
apparently under-fed and biting
1 savagely.” Larry Moore, one of the
party, informed us.
•‘You certainly hit the nail right on j
the head when you said the blues i
did not commence to hit until last
Thursday. All the boat captains
there told us Thursday of last w^ek
was the first day they were landed.
, This week end they should be there
| by the millions, all hungry and at- j
1 tacking fiercely.
‘‘We had better results with the use
i --
of a Japanese feather than any other
lure. Strange as It may seem with
the many channel bass reported in
those waters, we did not land a single ,
one," he said.
In- this party were Stuart B Tul
lus. Taylor G. Addison. Norman E
Simpson, Arthur R. Boone and Ar
thur P Erb, all of the General Ac
counting Office; J. P Wenchell. as
sistant solicitor of the Agriculture
Department: Earl Sechrest, Federal
Power Commission: Ray C. Renne
bcreer. Department of Justice: Larry
W. Moore, Tariff Commission, and Dr.
Davis White Dwight Cook? and Ed
ward Elliott, local business men.
/~"APT. HARRY WOODBURN at
^ Solomons Island reports that two
of his boats went across the bay and
fished in the Honga River over the
week end. Capt. Dick Woodburn, with
a party of local anglers headed by
George Maeey, landed 57 hardhead
weighing 1 l, to 3 pounds, and Capt.
"Smiling” Preston Woodburn with
another party of Washingtonians
aboard hooked 25 weighing from 2'i
to 3 pounds.
The first sea trout of the season
was landed in the Honea River Sun
day by one of the native fishermen of
that section. It weighed 2J: pounds.
Many hardhead also were caught by
native anglers using a rowboat.
Fishing Sunday morning in the
mouth of the Patuxent River. Capt.
George Miles of Solomons landed
seven very large hardhead.
The Potomac in the vicinity of
Chain Bridge drew its quota of an
glers Sunday and until the storm in
the afternoon many small perch were
caught along with some pan rock.
Few of the vast army of herring
snaggers were on hand Sunday, prob
ably due to the fact they did not
know- these fish were there.
The river, which now resembles a
well-baked loaf of bread, probably
will be in pretty good shape again by
tee end of the week.
DEVITT NINE TRIMMED
Washington-Lee Pounds Ball in
Winning. 20 to 9.
Devitt Prep used three pitchers yes
terday in a vain effort to keep Wash
ington-Lee from scoring but succeeded
] in only two innings as Balston won,
20-9.
Although Devitt made six errors, the
winers pounded Zinkievich. Skomo
rock and Cleveland for 2 doubles, 2
; triples and 11 singles.
Washington-Lee's victory, scored on
; its home diamond, was the fifth of the
| season.
Devitt. AB H O A W-Lee AB.H.OA.
N'gent.3b 2 10 4 Porter.If. 6 3 2 0
Hym n.If 5 12 0 D'b'er.lb. * 2 10 1
P rson.2b 5 1 3 3 Y dley lb 0 0 0 0
Hardy c 5 0 4 0 Mllst'd.cf 5 110
Z'v’h.ss.p 5 2 O 2 R W'er.3b 4 2 15
Chael.rf 3 0 10 A'rson.’lb 4 2 15
S'man.lb 3 0 9 1 Sp'nle.2b. 110 0
D trlch.rf 3 0 2 0 8’woodc 6141
£ orack p 1 0 o 0 Stevens.c. 0 0 0 0
C'nd.p ss 3 10 1 8 pson.ss 4 13 4
H W'er.rf 10 2 0
V'P’t.rf.3b 110 0
Preston.p 2 0 0 1
Morris.D_ 0 0 O O
Cost.p... 110 1
Totals 35 6 24 11 Totals. 39 15 24 13
Devitt _ 100 205 01— 9
Washiniton-Lee_ 107 058 lx—20
Runs—Porter <3i. Dansberger (.31. Mil
stead (21. R. Wheeler (3). Anderson,
Smallwood. Simpson (31. H Wheeler,
| Preston Cost (2). Nugent. Hayman (2>.
Patterson. Zinkievich. Sprinkle. Car
michael. Silverman. Dietrich. Cleveland.
Errors—8impsm (21. Anderson (2). Pat
terson. Silverman. Hardy. Dietrich. Car
michael (21. Two-base hits—Porter. Mil
stead. Hayman. Patterson (21. Three-base
hits—R. Wheeler (2). Patterson. Stolen
bases—Milstead. R Wheeler. Simpson.
Cost. Sacrifices—Milstead. H. Wheeler.
Left on bases—Washington-Lee. 10; Dev
itt. 7. First base on balls—Off Morris. 1;
off Cost. 1: off Skomorock. 1: ofT Cleve
land. 9. Hits—-OfT Preston. 2 in 5 in
nings; oft Morris. 1 in “,i inning, oft Cost.
2 in IS innings; off Wheeler. 2 lr. 1
inning; off Skomorock, 2 in 2 Innings; ofT
Cleveland, 13 in 5 innings. Hit by pitched
ball—By Presto (Carmichael i. by Cost
(Dietrich!. Struck out—By Preston 3; by
Cost. 1 by Skomorock. 1: by Cleveland. 2.
Wild Ditch—Preston. Winning pitcher—
Preston losing pitcher—Skomorock. Um
pire—Mr. G. Watt.
A meeting of the Coffey Sales Co.
nine has been called for 7:30 o'clock
this evening at the store, 1402 Pour
teenth street.
20 YEARS AGO
IN THE STAR
VI/TTH Walter Johnson pitching
6-hit ball. Washington de
feated Philadelphia. 5-1, to main*
tain its position at the top of the
American League. The A's failed
to score until the ninth when
Strunk tripled and scored on an
Infield out.
Two University of Pennsylvania
students, Davis and Kennedy, won
the right to play for the cham
pionship of the Chevy Chase Club’s
invitation tennis tournament when
they defeated the crack team of
Throckmorton and Wright, 6—3,
6—2, 6—2. Their victory sends
them into the challenge round
against the New York pair of Pell
and Bull, who captured the 1915
title.
Ralph Coffin will endeavor to
jump his horse, Rabbit, over an
automobile full of people at the
District's annual horse show.
PEEWEES WANT GAMES.
Games for Thursday and Friday,
May 16 and 17, are sought by the
Sacred Heart Peewees, who may be
booked at Adams 8361.
KELLER’S SWATTING
BIG AID TO TERPS
Gets Four Hits for Perfect Day
as Duke Is Beaten. 13 to 8.
Netmen Also Win.
poUR successive victories Is the
current record of the University
of Maryland base ball team, which
added to its prestige yesterday by
handing Duke its first Southern Con
ference defeat of the year at College
Park to the tune of 13-8.
One again it was Chunky Charley
Keller that led thp Terps' attack, the
big league prospect pounding out three
singles and a triple and walking once
in five trips to the plate, scoring two
runs and stealing two bases.
Maryland twice came from behind,
finally putting the game on ice In the
seventh inning with five runs.
Maryland's tenfiis team also toppled
a Souther Conference rival, the Old
Line netmen nosing out the Wash
ington and Lee racketers, 5-4 It
was the sixth victory of the season for
Maryland, which has been defeated on
the courts but once.
Md AB H O A DuksTT AB H O A
Thomas.c 4 14 3 S'ortell 3b 5 3 »> 1
W e'ler 3b 3 <» 2 1 Ambler 2b 4 2 2 2
Ke’.ler cf 4 4 3 0 C H mp.cl 4 0 10
R'raker.ss 4 11* M'Wth.cf 1 0 1 o
Bryant.If. 5 110 Piirkfr If 2 0 10
G vson.rf 5 12 0 Corbitt ss 4 O 4 6
R'r?ent 2b 3 1 3 4 Che^k-lb 5 111 1
Willis lb 3 2 11 O w H n-.D rf 5 2 1 O
Beebe p _ n n n o Watner.c. 5 3 3 2
Wood p 3 10 7 Smith p 1 o 0 o
Watson p. O 0 0 o
•Morns noon
Pir.k p o o o o
♦Konopka o O o o
Totals 36 12 27 17 Totals 36 11 24 12
•Batted for Watson in seventh.
♦Batted for Rink in ninth.
Duke __ O 2 2 0 3 0 1 0 ft— £
Maryland .. 0040 2 250 %—13
Runs—Thomas 42'. Wheeler »3>. Keller
42'. Stonebr&ker. Bryant Surgen*. Willis
<2*. Wood. Shorten Ambler. Check W.
Huiskamp 42). Wagner <3>. Errors—Beebe.
C Hulskamp. Corbett 44 Wagner Two
base hits — Thomas Ambler Wagner.
Three-base hit—Keller Home runs—
Bryant Ambler. Stolen bases—W’heeler
<2) Keller i2'. Stoneh.*ker Guckey*cn,
W Hulskamp 2» Sacrifices—Wood Smith
Double play—Wood to Thomas to Willis.
Left on bases—Maryland. 7. Duke. 11.
CARVER STARS AT NET
Defeat of another one of the Dis
trict's most prominent players, this
time David Johnsen. the boys' cham
pion. was the accomplishment of Zan
Carver. St. Alban's crack athlete, who
led his team to a 4-1 victory over the
Roosevelt High'netmen yesterday on
the Cathedral courts. Carver trounced
Johnsen in straight sets, 7—5, 6—3.
Summaries:
Singles—Carver (St. Albans'* defeated
Johnsen. 6—3. T—6: Royal iRoosevelt'
defeated Beadles. .1—B. ?—5. fi—2. Brand
'St Albans' defeated Greenberg, B—0,
6—1.
Doubles—Carver and Freligh (St, Al
bans* defeated Johnsen and Payne 6—4.
5— T. 6—-2 Beadles and Hrand i8t Al
bans' d*feated Greenberg and McNeil,
6— 1. B—-2.
Base Ball.
Maryland. 13; Duke. 8.
Wake Forest. 7; Richmond. 1.
Mount St. Mary's. 9: St. John's. 2.
Oklahoma A. fvnd M., 14; Kansas
State, 6.
Iowa. 9; Cedar Rapids Raiders, 1.
Indiana Central. 15; Butler, 8.
Gustavus Adolphus. 18: Hamline. 0.
St. Michaels. 13; American Inter
national College. 7.
Tennis.
Maryland. 5; Washington & Lee, 4,
Duke, 9; William and Mary, 0.
Icwa. 6; Minnesota. 0.
Roanoke, 5: Virginia Tech, 4.
PATCHED-UP EYE
SOON IS OPENED
I
- i
In Agony From Solution in
Optic as Seconds Toss in
Towel in Fourth.
S THE local indoor boxing sea
son stumbled feebly in its
farewell show last night at
Turner's Arena, Washington’s
fistic colony today was focusing its at
tention on the world featherweight
title scrap involving Champion Fred
dy Miller and Challenger Petey Sarron
next Monday night ^t Griffith Sta
dium.
After witnessing some of the most
heated preliminary punching of the
year, local ringworms vacated the
fight center with a sour taste in its
collective mouths. In a bout that
never should have been allowed, Cow
boy Howard Scott trounced Davey
Fine, British lightweight champion,
on a technical knockout after one
minute and five seconds of the fifth
round.
His eyes closed with Monsell's
solution prior to the fight, but cleverly
concealed under a coating of vase
line, Fine was in no condition to
enter the ring. Monsell's forms a
flabby tissue which needs but one
solid smack to reopen the tvound and
Scott was not long in finding the
range.
Eye Bleeds Freely.
DY THE end of the fourth round.
Fine's left eye was bleeding freely.
As the cut opened, the dangerous so
lution found its way into Davey's eye
and the Jewish lad, blinded with
pain, called for a doctor.
1 It was Referee Mugsy Morris' privi
j lege to delay the bout until the com
' mission physician could be located.
Instead, however, he told Fine to
I "keep your shirt on” and raced around
the ring in an effort to find Dr. Rus
sell McNitt. the bell for the fifth
round sounding while he was so oc
cupied.
Instead of halting the scrap until
Dr. McNitt could examine the injured
I optic, Morris allowed the fight to
continue. After Scott ripped both
; gloves to every section of Fine's anat
omy. Davey's seconds tossed in the
. towel.
Purse Is Withheld.
'Y'HE District Boxing Commission,
which withheld Fine's purse, was
expected to reconsider its decision to
day. Members of the commission ad
I mitted that Fine was not wholly to
! blame for the fiasco.
Although the bout added little to
j Scott's ring prestige, the transplanted
! Texan gave a stirring account of him
self and undoubtedly would have won
; by a wide margin or a knockout. The
Cowboy took every round.
Fine has yet to score » victory In
the United States since his recent in
vasion. Charley Gomer and Charley
! Bedami both trimmed the British
mittman in New York encounters.
Preliminaries Are Hot.
gEFORE the eyes of such well
known figures as Walter Winchell,
J. Edgar Hoover. Buck Newsom and
Freddy Miller paraded the most tor
| rid preliminary action of the year.
In the six-round semi-final Irish
Johnny Dean, local lightweight, and
Young Raspi of Baltimore battled to
j a draw in a bout that was scheduled
) in an effort to settle a previous stale
mate.
Other six-rounders saw Harry Jef
fra score a decision over Joey Temes,
Florida featherweight, and Nick Cam
aretta of New Orleans gain the nod
over Bobby Dechter, Philadelphia
lightweight.
A1 Dintamin, local featherweight,
opened the card with a decision vic
tory over Smiling Yanqui in a hectic
four-round battle.
Fred Buehholtz. prominent local
sportsman and recently resigned
chairman of the Boxing Commission,
was presented with a solid gold pass
to all future Turner promotions. Col.
Jimmy Lake made the presentation
in behalf of Joe Turner and Goldie
Ahearn. B H.
' —— —
Stars Yesterday
By thf Associated Press.
Elbert Stine and Kiki Cuyler, Reds—
Former blanked Giants with eight
hits; latter paved way for winning
run with triple.
Joe Co6carart, Bees—His double off
Leroy Parmelee drove in three runs.
Billy Sullivan, Indians—Sent two
runs across the plate with homer off
Pete Appleton.
Mat Matches
By the Associated Press.
ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.—Bout be
tween A1 Blsignano, 213, Italy, and
Hank Barber, 216, Cambridge. Mass.,
called no contest after contestants
butted heads and were unable to con
tinue.
WORCESTER. Mass—K. O. Rover -
ly, 230, California, defeated Frank
Coleman, 220, Albany, N. Y„ straight
falls.
PITTSBURGH. — Ivan Rasputin.
210, Russia, defeated Nanjo Singh,
202, India; Singh disqualified.
MONTREAL.—Dean Detton, 218,
Salt Lake City, defeated Rudy Laditzi.
222, Poughkeepsie, N. Y., two fahs out
of three. j
LA CROSSE, Wis.—Ivan VakturofI,
217, Riga, Russia, defeated Ed Cook,
210, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 30 minutes.
MILWAUKEE— Danno O'Mahony,
Ireland, defeated Nick Lutze, Los
Angeles, straight falls. (Weights un
available.)
WINS OLD BIRD RACE
Neitzey and Reinhard Loft Entry
Outflies 878 Other Pigeons.
Outflying 878 other birds, a pigeon
from the loft of Neitzey & Reinhard
won the opening race of the old-bird
series of the National Capital racing
pigeon concourse flown Sunday from
Charlottesville, Va. The Neitzey &
Reinhard entry averaged nearly 50
miles an hour over the 100-mile dis
tance.
Following is the speed in yards per
minute of the first return to each loft,
the first 11 being diploma winners:
Neitzey A- Reinhard 1.463.62: Sterzer
1.452.07; Huntt. 1 449.92: Miller. 1 .
440 0*. Goddard, I 418.20; Hixon. 1.
437.03: Rauhn. 1.435.37; Howlin. 1
434 87. Goddard. 1,422.00: Woodside Loft.
1.410.03; Ruppert 1.410.: 17; Hile. 1.
400.20: Bremerman. 1.400.10: Mundie.
1 407 88; Gorley, 1.406 50: Matson. 1.
400 53: Seymour. 1 400 77: Thomas 1
397.57; Linthleum. 1.304.53; Pennington.
1.303: Tower View Loft 1.391.37: Moore
* Venning. 1.380.02: Mathews, 1.380.78:
Salmon. 1.384 52. Williams. 1 374.37;
Dismer A- McGann. 1.373.88: Eagle Loft.
1371.10. Norwood. 1 370.10: Burke. 1.
363.78: Stewart. 1 360.87: Turowski. 1.
360.60. Preston 1.358.60: Mattare. 1 .
358.20; Worch 1 356.60; Haste. 1.346.30:
Schultz. 1 .144 10 Sproesser 1 343 61:
Wizard Loft 1.340 06: Chancy. 1.330.60;
Rowe. J 334.96; Sunset Loft. 1 328.76;
Eaton. 1.328.66; Buscall. 1 315.63; De
Atley 1.315.58; Burgess & Carroll ].
316 51 McCoy 1 312 40: Manor Loft
1.311.01; Costello. 1,310.40: Duckett, i.
307.00 McNamara 1 300.73 Pearson
1.265.45: Buddington. 1.226.60: Summit1
Loft. 1.208.60; Adams, clock failed.
H 0. L C. NINE VICTOR.
While Booker was holding Works
Progress to two hits. Home Owners'
Loan Corporation nine batted out a
6-2 victory yesterday in a Depart
mental League game. Linger, first
baseman for H. O. L. C, hit a triple
and two singles.
SUNDAY TILT SOUGHT.
Bombard A. C., a senior team, wants
a game for Sunday with some team
having a diamond. Call Danny Leone
at Atlantic 2437-J.

STRACK NOT SET-UP
FOR ROBERT ON MAT
Youngster Is Apt to Be Pressed in
Tilt at Turner's Arena Thurs
daj Night.
/CREDITED with two victories over
^ Dick Shikat and a two-hour draw
with Danno O Mahony, youthful Yvon
Robert nevertheless is expected to be
fully extended when he stacks up
against the veteran Charley Strack
in one of the two feature wrestling
matches at Turner’s Arena Thurs- -
day night.
Although Robert, 21 - year - old
French-Canadian grappler. is reported
vastly improved since last showing j
here, when he pinned Mike Mazurki
Strack, participant in more than 1,000
matches, is a pugnacious pachyderm 1
who invariably gives a fine account,
of himself.
In the other feature tussling test,
Jim McMillan, who cleared the way
for Red Grange’s sensational gridiron
feats at Illinois, will square off with
Len Hall, while 30-minute prelim
inaries list Sailor A1 Bennings facing
Laveme Baxter and Olaf Olson meet
ing Jim Wallis.
Tickets may be obtained at Joe
Turner's Hotel Annapolis office. Tele
phone Metropolitan 3526 and Na
tional 9220.
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WILSON SWIM LEADER
Barely Beats Hopper in Y M.C.A.
Pentathlon Event.
Resuming where he left off two
years ago. Paul Wilson captured the
fourth annual pentathlon swim spon- i
sored by the Y. M. C. A. last night I
when he scored 10 points, 2 better
than Dick Hopper, who finished sec
ond. Ernie Boggs, with 16!2 points.!
was third. Wilson won the pentathlon
In 1934, but did not compete last
year.
Summaries:
5o-y»rd free style—Won by Hopper sec
ond Bishop third Wilson
50-yard back strok-—Won bv Wilson;
second. Boggs. third. Smith.
Fancy dive—Won oy Hamm; second
Wilson: third Hopper
50-yard breast strok-—Won by Hopper,
aecond. Boses third Wilson
1 fin-yard medley sum—Won by Wilson;
second. Bcges, third. Hopper.
MIDGET FOES WANTED.
A game for Saturday with some
midget team having a diamond is
sought by the Boyd's Pharmacy Mid
gets. They may be contacted at Co
lumbia 8219.
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JUNIOR TEAM DATING.
Any junior team wanting a game
for Sunday, at 1 o'clock, should call
the J. C. Flood Co, which is arrang
ing dates through Manager Sond
heimer at Metropolitan 1922
Fights Last Night
By the Associated Press.
NEW YORK.—Izzy Jannazzo, 145*2,
New York, outpointed Billy Celebron,
148. Rockford, 111. HO).
CHICAGO.—Milt Aron. 144: Du
buque, Iowa, stopped Lou Halper,
150*4, Newark, N. J. (7). ,
SAN FRANCISCO —Benny Barrish,
139, Chicago, outpointed Manuel Piaz
za, 137, Sacramento, Calif. (6).
NEWARK. N. J—Freddie (Red)
Cochrane. 134s,. Elizabeth, N. J , out
pointed A1 Gillettee, 131*2, New Bed
ford, Mass. (10).
NORTH BERGEN, N. J—Frankie
Cinque, 140, New York, knocked out
Tommy Bland, 143, Canada, in the
eighth round.
WEBB’S PIGEON LEADS
Major Takes Aero Club Event in
Field of 168.
Major, a pigeon from the loft of
R. Webb, won the season's second
race of the Aero Pigeon Club flown
over the week end from Connellsvllle,
Pa . an airline distance of 160 miles. •
Webb's pigeon, flying at the rate of
997 yards per minute, won over 168
birds from 17 lofts and battled adverse
weather conditions over most of the
route.
Following is the sped shown in yards
per minute of the first return to each
loft, the first four being diploma
winners
Webb 997.KO: W. J Ffirstem. 99d 07:
Howard A Tavmao 995 do W. J Feir
stem, 995 10 J Dougherty !)9:i Rfi: F H
Riles. 993 45; F L Rhinehart. 990
W C Hartley f»!* 1 fl? C W Hal!. r>R:> 5"
R F Owens. 9SS 40 Crown A Cox 9SR 45
J Cross 9R4 92 Morris Bros 9R.1.T..
C Barrett 9Re 40: Rose Loft 95S OR O.
Paduda 901 25; J. C. KrahUcg. 875 22: K.
B05weli. 873.54.
NAU’S TRIPLE DECIDES
Gets Green Belts 4-3 Win Over
G. A. 0. Nine in Fed Loop.
Freddy Nau, former Tech High
School star, broke up a pitchers’ bat
tle in the ninth inning yesterday,
when he tripled with the score tied,
to give th.e Resettlement Green Belts
a 4-3 victory over the General Ac
counting Office, Post Office Divi
sion, in a Federal A League game.
The Accountants had tied the score
in their half of the ninth when Third *
Baseman Donn hit a home run, some
what atoning for the four errors
he had made at the hot corner.
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CLIMBS RIFLE LADDER
Jerome E Webster of 1124 Eleventh
street has won the rating of distin
guished rifleman of the junior division
of the National Rifle Association
W'ebster won his rating—the highest
grade of shooting proficiency—in com
petition with nearly 10,000 junior ,
shooters throughout the country.
BASE BALL ,T,°5dpaI,
Washington vs. Cleveland
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