Time May Eliminate Schmeling From Heavyweight Fight Picture
NEEDS 1937 SUP
. IF HE’S TO LICK JOE
Dempsey Believes He Could
Win in September—Louis
BY JACK DEMPSEY.
iNEW YORK, July 15.—In spite’
of Mike Jacobs, it begins to
look as if Joe Louis will let Na
ture take its course to bring
0 about the elimination of Max Schmel
iag as a formidable contender for the
Mike had his heart set on promoting
a battle between Tom Farr, champion
of the British Empire, and Louis in
London next month, and following
*• this up with Louis and Schmeling in
New York in September.
, But due to what Mike refers to as
the ‘ double-crossing tactics” of cer
tain English promoters, Mike did a
little crossing himself and snagged
Tommy Farr for Louis here in the
Yankee Stadium on September 15.
Chin Still ‘‘Tinny.”
gINCE the fight in Chicago, hun
dreds of fight fans from all over
the country have written asking me
what I think of Joe Louis now. Some
of them have quoted what Gene Tun
ney said about being disappointed in
Louis, because even in victory, he
showed he was too "tinny” in the chin
4 and neck. That means that he hasn't
a sturdy chin when it comes to taking
I still maintain that Joe Louis can’t
take a clout to the jaw or head as
well as he should to make him a great
champion, but I'll admit he is a
very much improved fighter. He
showed himself quicker on his feet
and he boxed much more skillfully
than I expected he could.
Those fellows who now find a
chance to criticize Louis because of
that first-round knockdown, are ‘ from !
Missouri.” They had to see Joe go!
down from a punch that wasn't Brad
dock's best by a long shot before
they would believe he hasn't a granite
Joe is Improving.
t 'T'HE Schmeling fight wasn’t enough
* to convince them, because they
were too surprised at the result of
that fight to analyze what they had
Louis has learned since the Schmel
ing defeat, a bit better what to do
when he gets hit. But even at that
the was a bit wobbly in that first round.
The main thing is that Louis is im
proving and there doesn’t seem to be
anybody around right now who'll be
able to hit him a decent blow. And
there never has been any doubt about
Louis himself being a good hitter—
perhaps the best with either hand
we have today or have had for a long
The active campaign which Louis
apparently will follow, fighting at
least four fights a year, ought to keep
him in fine fighting form, and he
^wight to improve with every' battle.
But what about Schmeling? With
Parr giving him the go-by and tak
, Ing on Louis, Max will be forced into
Idleness for at least another year.
Max Can’t Wait Long.
T THINK if Max and Louis were to
meet here in September, which
now is very unlikely, Max would re
peat his victory over Louis. But Max
1* getting older, and he’s rapidly near
ing the age limit where Nature will
take its course and he won’t be able
to cope with a strong young fellow
like Red Burman or Bob Pastor, for
, Instance, much less Louis.
As for Farr, I hear so many con
flicting reports, that it is only fair
to wait and see how he shapes up
before passing an opinion on his
chances with Louis. Right now I'd
•ay bis chances of beating Joe are
what the lawyer fellows call “nil,”
* and that seems to be the general opin
Louis, without any question, is the
best heavyweight roaming the field
now, and it looks as if he will be the
boss of the class as long as he wants
to—provided, of course, he keeps in
TEXAS GRIDMEN SIGNED
Pro Giants Get Parry of Baylor, 1
Walls From T. C. U.
NEW YORK. July 15 </P).—The
• New York foot ball Giants have added
two more Southwestern Conference i
•tars to their 1937 roster. They are ■
Owen (Ox) Parry, 244-pound tackle ‘
from Baylor University of Waco, Tex., i
and Bill Walls, a 205-pound end,
who played with Texas Christian Uni- i
versity of Fort Worth. Tex.
Both Parry and Walls played basket
ball and base ball in college. They
Join three University of Arkansas line- ,
men in the Giants’ Southwestern
BAER TO BOX SCHMELING.
R.ENO, Nev„ July 15 (JP).—Max Baer,
former world heavyweight boxing
champion, said here his next major
fight would be in London against Max
Schmeling in May, 1938. He did not
go into details.
■t the Associated Press.
(Dazzler) Clark, Scotland, defeated
A1 Mercler, Springfield (heavy
weights, two out of three falls.
OKLAHOMA CITY. — Frankie
Taylor, 192, Hollywood, defeated
Dude Chick, 193, Memphis, junior
heavy champ (two of three); Tony
Motelli, 175, Philadelphia, deci
•ioned Jack McDonald, 173, Spo
kane (one fall).
PORTLAND, Oreg.—Ivan Man
agoff, 222, Chicago, defeated Ole
Holsen, 225, Sweden (two of three);
Bill Hansen, 222, Omaha, threw
Bill Middlekauf, 235, Florida (body
Old Manager Has New Hope .
Here is Jack Kearns, former pilot of Jack Dempsey, peek- i
inq over the shoulder of Jimmie Adamick whom he confidently ]
expects will figure prominently in heavyweight circles ere long.
The picture ivas taken in Detroit, home of the husky prospect,
_—Copyright, A. P. Wirephoto. J
Young “Y” Star Beats Vet
by Inches in Feature
at East Potomac.
ANEW swimming rivalry between
a rising young star and an old
star competing again for the
first time in three years seems
set to spice local water activities for
the rest of the season following a
highly successful meet last night,
which opened the competitive history
of the new East Potomac pool.
Max Rote, one of the District's out
standing swimmers three years ago.
and Albert Hamm, 17-year-old West
ern High and Y. M. C. A. merman,
are the prospective rivals.
Rote Again Eligible.
j^OTE, who coached the George
Washington University swimming
team after his graduation in 1934, be
came ineligible for competition when
he also secufed a position as life guard
M the Shoreham Hotel. Now, he has
resigned the latter post and is able
Last night he won the 100-meter
tree style and would have been the
^nly male to capture two events had
it not been for Hamm. Just as it ap
peared Rote was a sure winner in the
200-meter free style, the young Y star
came from nowhere to nose him out
Dy inches. The result left Rote with
i slight edge, inasmuch as Hamm did
not place in another event.
Ann Bono Double Winner.
^NN BONO swam off with the
women's honors, winning the 50
ind 100 meter free style, the only girl
£> take two firsts. June Booth won
;he 100-meter back stroke and Ann
Arnson won the fancy diving.
All times automatically became new
District records, inasmuch as it was
:he first meet in the only local pool to
Je measured in meters.
a5?;"J.e,er frpp style—Won by Ann Bono
SSC0£?’ Ann Arnson iAm
assadon; third. Elizabeth White (Shore
:) -hme. o;34 eitty ElliS ,Baltimore K- of
free style—Won by Ann Bono
onoroham >. secona. Ann Arnson (Ambas
adori, third. Billy Fender (unattached*;
OSS1*}. Helen Flatt (Shoreham Time,
J|»r back stroke—Won by June
sooth (Shoreham*; second. Betty Stro
1peMkeinohhorehai?y,i third. Margaret Rus
kI*J K' of C.): fourth. Eliz
ibeth White (Shoreham). Time, 1:36.
Fancy diving—Won by Ann Arnson (Am
total 58.37; second. Florence
JS"S* (^attached., 45.WI; third. Joyce
5ftr?eCk (Shoreham). 43.06. Only three
*h™:Kieter free style—Won by Mix Rote
♦v,sei°Vd» Charles Morris
Shorehami third. Louis Adler (Baltimore
HTi.; 1,°'!,r.th- Russell Bishop lY. M.
A. >. Time, 1.92/s seconds.
I.mmTv'rM'ee style—Won by Albert
iamm (i. M. C. A.); second. Max Rote
nS|ihi“frvh‘ul:nlllir'1,,J"li‘n Adler 'Balti
nnvvYyMiiHr.A.'; ,0“rth' William Bristol
Boys Y. M. C. A.). Time. :>:4K.ti.
3oi£s,'n?YterMac£. str“kp-won by Ernie
5oggs <Y M. C. A.); second, Daniel
Reiner (Baltimore Y. M. C. A ): third, Roy
i^K«on ®£ys y■ M. C. A.); fourth. Charles
Johnson <Bo.vs Y. M. c. A.). Time j *jh
ShorneCham»iVi-«T72Von by Buddy ’ Hodsori
11 TANK MEET:
Boys Will Be Divided Into
Two Classes for Races
at Maryland Club.
A JUNIOR swimming meet, sanc
tioned by the District A. A. U.
and open to registered ath
letes, will be held under the
auspices of the Garden Pool A. C, at
the Maryland Club Gardens Saturday
at 2 o clock.
Competition will be divided between
boys 14 years old and under and
those from 14 to 16. The younger -
class will compete in the freestyle,
breaststroke and backstroke—all 40
yard distances—while the older will
swim the 100-yard freestyle, 100-yard
breaststroke. 100-yard backstroke and
novice 40-yard freestyle. There also
will be fancy diving for the senior
group, the dives calling for a plain
front, jackknife, back and three op
Gold, silver and bronze medals will
be given to winners of first, second
and third places in each event. Full
regulation swimming suits must be
The pool is located on the Marlboro
pike, one mile past the District line.
By the Associated Pres.5;.
Federalsburg lengthened its lead in ^
the Eastern Shore League yesterday,
Crisfield slipped back into third place
and the Salisbury Indians went on the
warpath for their sixth straight vic
Federalsburg staged an eighth-in
ning rally against Centreville yester
day, scored two runs and turned the
Colts back on the short end of a 5-4
decision. The loss sent Centreville to
The second-place Easton Browns
lost a heartbreaker to Dover in 10 in
nings, also by a 5-4 count.
BURMAN LANDS KAYO.
Ey the Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Ind., July 15.—Red
Burman, 195-pound heavyweight
protege of Jack Dempsey, knocked
out Stanley Ketchell in the fifth
round here last night.
DEGG. TURFMAN, DIES.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 15 (JP).—
George B. Degg, 64, whose race horses j
ran on some of the country’s lead- !
ing tracks, died yesterday.
fvon, Out to Regain Lost
Prestige, Strives for
VON ROBERT, the youthful
whose finely chiseled features
lend a bit of romance to the
icrambled ear industry, will risk his
iretty person against the advances of
i former deputy sheriff, Reb Rus
lell, in the feature match of the week
y bone-bending session tonight at
Robert, a robust young fellow, who
leveloped those rippling muscles as a
ilacksmith and decided to display
.hem in the rassling game, returns
iere after an absence of many months,
nost of which was spent in recovering
rom a fractured leg received here in
i tussle with Cliff Olson.
Wants Nagurski Match.
^HORN of his faint claim to the title
due to his rather technical loss
o Olson, Yon is striving to regain
vhatever prestige previously was his
ind hopes to employ Russell as a
vedge for a match with Bronko
Nagurski, the former Minnesota fifil
lack, who now is recognized as cham
Danno O’Mahony, Ed Don George,
dm Browning and Dean Detton are
ome of the more prominent pachy
lerms who have been pinned by Robert,
vhile Russell recently has disposed of
Vee Willie Davis and Rudy Dusek in
Preliminary matches, restricted to
10 minutes, list Jack Kennedy meeting
Stanley Pinto in the semi-wind-up,
ack Hader toiling with George Leni
lan, Ed Meske tangling with Mike
Jterlich and Bill Sledge facing Jim
Vright. The opening match will be
aunched at 8:30 o'clock.
2U iGAKS AGO
IN THE STAR.
J-JARRY HARPER let the Indians
down with three hits in the
second game of a double-header,
collecting two of the Nationals’
nine hits himself. •
Francis Ouimet of Boston, form
er national amateur and open golf
champion, won the Western ama
teur championship by defeating
Kenneth P. Edwards of Chicago.
1 up, in 36 holes on the Midlothian
Country Club course at Blue
The W. R. k E. A. A. tennis team
regained the lead in the City-Sub
urban Tennis League bjt defeating
Fairmont in four straight matches.
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r ■ ■>***- »»» iio*u*n.auo oic uni a HL
I Solomons, those gigantic lunk
I ers from out in the channel.
-*■ Bad weather, the wrong phase
of the moon and a half dozen other
things were Jjlamed when they stopped
biting some two weeks ago, but all is
forgiven now. Boats docking yester
day and Monday evening poured cans
of 2 and 3 pounders on the wharf,
according to Admiral Eddie Bowen.
Speaking for the moment of titles,
as used In connection with Ashing, a
captain is one w;ho runs a boat as
guide or skipper; his assistant is a
mate. Fleet owners, such as Bowen,
Woodburn, Lore and Webster, at Solo
mons, are known to their friends as
admirals. And, come to think of it,
we have one sure-enough commodore
there now, none other than Commo
dore Joe Lore, recently givpn that
title by virtue of his election to that
post in the newly formed Solomons
Island Yacht Club.
Trout also are beginning to
show their pretty yellow fins
and purple mouths around Solo
Not so many perhaps as we would
like to see, but enough to show that
more are on the way. Biggest tossed
on the dock yesterday was a 4-pound
fellow caught in deep water. They
have to be bigger than that to win
any prizes, though, either in the
Chesapeake Bay Fishing Fair Associa
tion contest or in the Field and
Stream award of merit class.
Rock Now Around Shadyside.
pISHING off Shadyside is picking up
all the time, and should be better
in a few days, according to our good*
friend, Capt. Robert E. Lee, who reads
those waters like a book. He notes
that it was not so good over the week
end, but is better during the week,
which bears out one of our pet the
Catches of rock are being ad
ded to the usual hardhead hauls,
running 25 per boat and up.
He adds that you should bring plenty
of bloodworms when heading for that
section with rock on your mind. A
sentence in his rtote to this depart
ment reads; "There are quite a few
blues showing up." But the good skip
per fails to say where and in what
sizes and quantities.
Last week Bob had some trouble
with rock, schools breaking all around
his boat but refusing to tackle anv of
the accepted lures. Several visitors
returning from Shady Side told us
that this situation was adding quite a
few gray hairs to the good skipper’s
Hardhead at Rlark Walnut.
rJ''HE Black Walnut hole, just inside
Brettons Bay, is the place to fish.
according to Harold O'Conor, local
rod wielder who has a Summer home
down that way. In one day he caught
52 large hardhead, plus a smattering
of trout. He tried several other sec
tions of the bay, but this was the only
hole he found producing.
JJARRY CLARK of Baltimore never
had a chance at Ocean City, Md .
where he hooked a marlin. For 3
hours and 5 minutes he battled the
thing, which seems like a week when
you are out there tearing your muscles
and arms out trying to stop one. But
it was hooked in the fin, which means
nothing at all to a marlin, and it
Anally got away. HU companion.
P. M. Bums, landed a 65-pound mar
lin in 30 minutes. It was 7 feet 1 inch
long, had a 26-inch tall spread, a 22
inch sword and a girth of 27 lnuhes.
jpISHING off the Gooses recently.
Miss Agnes Scheldrup, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Dodds, all of Portal, N.
Dak., and local anglers Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Sipes, Mr. and Mrs. David
Casern, William Hack, J. Leland AcufT,
Saylor Garbrick and Creston (Moon)
Mullins caught 42 hardhead.
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