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Eastern, Slight Favorite, Looking to Pretentious Diamond Series - *-:-—_______ ALL SEVEN TEAMS FIGURE FOR TIFLE Lincoln Parkers, Champions Last Year, Retain Two Slab Dependables. By BURTON HAWKINS. Lacking even the undependable ba rometer of prolific pre-series compe tition upon which to base predictions, schoolboy baseball followers have in stalled Eastern a slight favorite to retain its interhigh championship. Boosted to a seven-team series through the advent of Anacostia in interhigh sports circles, the most pre- j tentious scholastic diamond campaign ever attempted here will be inaugu rated Friday with a brace of enticing games. Every club appears to be a title possibility, for talent is well distributed and scholastic baseball at best is a whacky sport to dope. Consistency isn't one of its features. Eastern has snatched the title out right nine times in the last 13 years, tying for top honors in 1932 with Central and Western. With Rip Carver and Walter t Lefty) Stockwell, who pitched the Lincoln Parkers to an undefeated interhigh record last year, again slated for service with other seasoned players, Eastern looms the logical choice. Eastern Has Strong Nucleus. Lee Lusby and Marshall Jacobs, all high performers at second and third base, respectively, plus A1 Kidwell at shortstop and Chester Tawney in the i outfield, give Coach Charley Guyon j the nucleus of a crack club. These veterans are sandwiched neatly be tween surh promising recruits as Paul Kober, first baseman; Les Cooksey and Bob York, outfielders, and Paul Cohill, Norman Treadway and Paul Kojok, who are scrapping for the catching berth Roosevelt, Western. Tech, Central and Wilson each can present a strong case in the pre-series championship argument. Anacostia. which will em ploy Eastern Stadium for its home games, also Is confident, but lack of seasoned timber is causing rival teams to regard it lightly. Western and Tech bank mainly on seasoned twirlers and a sprinkling of other veterans. Western has Toby Bright, clever southpaw, and smooth infielders in Dick Lvnham, Addle L .wyer and Tommy O'Hanlon and if ; it can muster batting strength will be , formidable. Doonis Gains Experience. Tommy Doonis, who gained all-hich i recognition last year through compil- \ ing a more impressive record than either Carver or Stockwell of Eastern, promises to be more effective on the mound this season, having gained needed experience in sandlot ball last summer. Supplementing Doonis, a right-hander, will be Reds Kendall at first base, Jack Curtis at second and Joe Ciomei, all-high outfielder, and upon this capable quartet is Coach c Rusty Thompson pinning his hopes. Central is something of a question mark, as are Roosevelt and Wilson. Central will present a well-balanced team, but unless Dizzy Dezerne and Richie Rozelle display marked im provement over their pitching per formances of last season the Colum bia Heights outfit hardly will figure. Central gained a polished outfielder in Jimmy Middleton, transfer from j Western, who will patrol the garden : with Lorenz Zimmerman and Jimmy j Clark. Joe Redmond, Pat Hurley, i Tony Di Blasi and Benny Steiner will ! handle infield assignments, with Dick Smith behind the plate. Smith has been converted from an outfielder into a catcher by Coach Jack Ray due to a dearth of receiving candidates. Pitching is the weak spot at Roose velt and unless Jack Lyon. Billy Bauer, Danny Boothe or Jack Reddinger re spond with polished performances, the Rough Riders will be hit hard. The Riders otherwise are set, with Sylvan Stein, Toddy Lagos, Billy Robertson and Johnny Thrift in the Infield; Harry Gray, Jimmy Robertson and Jack Smith In the outfield and Hymie Perlo behind the bat. If Roosevelt gets any kind of pitching it should be dangerous, but. currently that “if” may be spelled writh capital letters. Wilson Has Seven Veterans. Wilson has seven returning veterans ' and may surprise despite the lass of j Kilmer Bortz. its hurling are. through graduation. Coach Carl Heintel last year molded green material into a team that finished in fourth place above Central a.nd Roosevelt and is expieeted to produce a classier club this season. Anacostia’s coach. Roland Lund, has pruned a squad of 60 to more reason able bounds and the team's debut with Devitt at Eastern Friday will be eyed keenly by schoolboy followers. The game, of course, is outside the inter-high realm. Interhigh competition will be launched Friday, with Roosevelt clash ing with Eastern at Roosevelt Stadium and Tech facing Western at Western Stadium. Due to the addition of Ana eostia, two games will be played on each of six dates. Other games this week will find Washington-Lee High bumping into Fairfax today at Ballston, Western journeying to Fredericksburg to meet Fredericksburg High tomorrow. Roose velt traveling to Baltimore Wednes day to face Baltimore City College, Wilson feuding with St. Albans at St. Albans Thursday, Washington-Lee fussing with Briarley Military Acade my Friday at Ballston and St. Albans colliding with Charlotte Hall Satur day at Charlotte Hall, Md. Golf Stars for U. S. Women’s Cup Teams Polished hy Play In Winter Tourneys in South A widely known Kansas City golf star discusses here in a series of articles, of which this is the second, the achievements and problems of the outstanding woman golfers, both here and abroad. By PATTI NEWBOLD. It was bark around 1925 that winter golf tournaments for women started. In those years. 8 or 10 tournaments comprised the winter season, but today the number is more like 12 to 14. They usually begin with an Invitation tourney at Augusta in January and end at Pinehurst, in March. All, inci dentally, arc invitation affairs with no entry fees, bill, like major tournaments which have governing bodies and entry fees, are played under U. S. G. A. rules. Not only are these winter tournaments beneficial to the individual players, they also are a great help in making the ratings. The records made in these tourna ments did not start to bear much weight, however, until 1936, when Patty Berg made the Curtis Cup team. With the exception of going to the final round in the women's national at Interlaehen, Patty had rlone nothing notable before. But the winner of 1935-6 saw Patty winning practically every tournament in Florida and. when March came, she found herself among the Curtis Cuppers. Offers Telling Test. Probably most beneficial to the linkswoman is the fact that a participant of the winter circuit has to play on a different course each week. The necessary adjustment to a new course often means the development of a fine shot Patti Nf^bold. m-iKor or tnc sari revplation that one was not out out to be a top-notcher. Thrre are lots of woman golfers with low handicaps today, but plenty would not break 90 if forced to play on a strange course. On the other hand, there are those who can shoot in the low 80s the first time they play a course new to them,*--— ttnu, uum men on. cracK «u con sistently. These are the girls who are the real golfers. Far from mere theorists, these girls depend upon ex perience and competition of winter tournaments far more than all the hours they spent on lessons or practice tees. In this sense, the fair golfers are like the money-winning professionals who annually make the rounds of the winter circuit. Mickie Gallagher, Augusta (Ga.) pro. says that there are hundreds of local professionals who are really fine golfers on their home courses, but that only a winter or two on the circuit ran uncover their best shots. Since the P. G. A. was organ ized in 1902. the United States has de veloped the most consistently winning professionals in the world. The win ter circuits, with their resultant pots of gold, have been mostly responsible for this condition. Because they have not played since October, the girls are eager to start the three-month trek from Georgia to Florida and bark to Pinehurst.'for the complete winter circuit, Although many go the full three-month period, many others get homesick and travel weary after two months. Usually they do not quit al'ogether, but merely stay at one place and rest, content to miss the next tournament and catch up later. Marion Miley and Jean Bauer often do this, always coming back after a short lay-off to play better golf than ever. Develops New Players. Although the old campaigners of the winter circuit gradually are quit ting. the new and bolder players of today compensate for any absence of color previously found in the old timers. Indeed, they are providing a color of their own. for. as Gallagher says. "Instead of taking out a book to see how they should hit a certain shot, these present-day girls simply walk up to the ball, grab an iron and let fly. They don't hit with a delicate swing, either, stroking harder than their former colleagues. Because they have learned to co-ordinate hard hit ting with a well-timed swing, these girls have something which their predecessors lacked.” Mickie is onb who is convinced that winter tournaments are making cham pions quicker than they were made in the old days. Even Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis, the baseball rear, saj’s the golfers, like baseball players, need winter training for perfect co ordination. (CccyTisht. in.'iS. by the North American Newspaper Alliance, Inc.I STRAIGHT OFF THE TEE BY WALTER McCALLUM. Washington's opening invitation tournament of the abbreviated 1938 season is just a month away. Ralph S. Fowler, golf chairman at the Wash ington Golf and Country Club, will send out Invitations this week to a large group of prospective winners of the Carlin Trophy in the initial big links affair of the year for the simon pures. The tourney will start on May 3 and wind up on May 6. For the first time in its lengthy history the Washington tourney will be a fee affair. A charge of (3 will be made for entrants not members of the club. The tourney* wm oe tne nrst. staged by the Wash ington club in five years, and will be one of the two invitation events around Washington this spring. Jamison Starts in New Job. A1 Jamison, new pro at Indian Spring, took over his post in the golf shop today as George Diffenbaugh sped to Roanoke. Va.. and his new job at, the Roanoke Country Club. George will be back in town Wednesday when they toss a testimonial dinner for him at Indian Spring. He didn't attend the meeting of the Middle Atlantic P. G. A. at Baltimore today, nor will he play in the P. G. A. championship at Old Point Comfort later in the month. “I hope they swamp me with lessons down there at Roanoke,’ George said before he left Washing ton. “I can use the money and after a winter of idleness here I want to work hard.” The prediction was out that Leo Walper, the driving range pro who won the Middle Atlantic pro title last August, was to be tossed out of the sectional P. G. A., following charges made against him by George Jacobus, national president of the P. G. A. The charges have to do, it is understood, with a little fuss at Sarasota, Fla., between Walper and Jacobus, and some other matters, but if they toss the P. G. A. Middle Atlantic champ out, the matter won't, drop there. Walper is a scrapper and if the P. G. A. is a trade union, he probably will take his case to the courts. The boys who were sitting in judgment on him at Baltimore today were the same men with whom he has played dozens of rounds of golf. Schoolboy matches in the Metro politan League tomorrow will 'find Central playing Georgetown Prep at Prep, Anacostia meeting Roosevelt at Army-Navy, Western playing Tech at Washington, Wilson meeting Mont gomery-Blair at Kenwood, Devitt clashing with Gonzaga at Indian Spring and St. John's meeting Be thesda at Congressional. Five Tie in Tourney. Cliff Spencer started his tourna ment parade off at Beaver Dam yes terday with a handicap affair, in which five men tied for first place at net 73. They were J. W. Tallentaire, F. W. Crosthwaite, J. J. Morris, F. A. Markowitz and R, E. Zuber. Six others tied for sec ond place. Over at Indian Spring Bill Briggs scored an ace on the 180-yard four Sports Program For Local Fans TODAY. Baseball. Washington vs. St. Louis tN.L), St. Petersburg, Fla. Maryland vs. Cornell. College Park, 4. Georgetown vs. Vermont. Hill top. 3 Washington-Lee High vs. Fair fax. Ballston, Va„ 3:30. Boxing. Red Burman v*. Eddie Mader. 10 rounds, feature bout, Turner's Arena, 8:30. Squash Rackets. District A. A. U. single toumev, Y. M. C. A.. 7:30. TOMORROW. Baseball. Western vs. Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg. Va. Squash Rackets. District A. A. U. singles tourney, Y. M. C. A., 7:30. WEDNESDAY. Baseball. Washington vs. Boston (N. L.), Orlando, Fla. Roosevelt vs. Baltimore City Col lege, Baltimore. Md. Squash Rackets. District A. A. U. singles tourney, Y. M. C. A., 7:30. THURSDAY. Baseball. Washington vs. Boston (N. L.), Orlando, Fla. Georgetown vs. Harvard, Hill top, 3. Lacrosse. Maryland vs. Harvard, College Park, 3:30. teenth hole. He was playing with Jack Harris, R. E. Hisks and Joe Wilson. At Army-Navy H. C. Shepherd and Col. Kenneth Buchanan tied for first place in the handicap event. All the boys who compete in the West Potomac Park spring tourney have to beat is a pair of 72s to win the medal prise, posted yesterday by Dutch Rittenhouse. Gus Kupka scored 149 for the twin round. _ Out at Manor Harry Pitt, who has won most of the invitation tourneys around Washington, scored a level par 69. ■ 11 ■■ ■—.I Dykes, 40, May Return to Chisox Infield Appling Hurt—Berger Poor Hitter—Jimmy Slugging First Time in 20 Years. B» the Associated Pres*. CHICAGO, April 4.—Poor old Jimmy Dykes—it looks as though he’ll have to hoist himself out of his old rockin' chair, lay his cigar on the bench and get in there and “slug” for his Chicago White Sox. ..Just when "Uncle Jimmy,” who was 40 last November, was all set for a summer of peaceful rest in the shade of the dugout, Luke Ap pling suffered a double fracture of one leg. As the team's clean-up hitter and one of the best short stops in the game, Appling left a big pair of shoes to fill. And "Uncle Jimmy,” in his 32d year in the majors, is just about convinced that, "tottering legs” or no legs at ^ he may have to be the one to step into the breech, even though Owner Lou Comiskey has a big chunk of his bank roll ready to buy a replace ment—If a deal can be made. Dykes now Is using Lou (Boze) Berger in Appling's place. Berger is a fine mechanical fielder with a good arm. But he’s always been a weak hitter and Dykes, deter mined that Appling’s loss is not going to make his club a pjohover, is ready to get into shape at any moment and attempt to play short as he did third base for so many brilliant years. Should he have to play this sum mer he has enough on the ball to pay Owner Comiskey further dlvi-. deads. * Jimmy, during the training camp workouts has been hitting hard and often, causing him to re mark one day: "It took me 20 years to learn to hit and now that I’ve learned I’m too old to play.” * Not so fast, "Uncle,” you may have to eat those words I 20 YEARS AGO IN THE STAR. The possibility that Craft, Du Mont, Tingling and Gharrlty may be called to the colors at any time is causing Manager Griffith no small amount of worry. All four have class 1 r T DROP PRO STATUS Eligible to Seek Amateur Reinstatement, He Is to Remain in P. 6. A. By WALTER McCALLITM. Poland MacKenzie, Congressional Country Club golf pro, who has re signed to enter his father's business, can apply for reinstatement as an amateur golfer and again become a top figure in the amateur game in this sector, but he probably won't do it— at once, at least. Roland isn’t tired of golf. He loves the game and would like to keep on playing it every day. But he won’t be able to get in more than a couple rounds a week, under the business set-up in which he will engage as soon as Congressional finds a man to take his place. This, by the way, prob ably will be done within 10 days. The situation is this: Under the five-year rule of the United States Golf Association a pro cannot regain his amateur status if he has served as a professional for five years or more. The rule, so the rumor-mongers tell us, was promulgated back in 1923 to keep Walter Hagen out of the ama teurs, after he had applied for rein statement at the request of his wife, who didn't want her husband to re main a pro. Eligible for Change. MacKenzie announced his intention to become a pro golfer in November, 1932, but he didn’t accept money or take over a club affiliation until April 18, 1933. Therefore he has a few days more as a pro before he will become ineligible to apply for amateur reinstatement. He rlaims that even though he announced his intention to become a pro five years ago last No vember he did nothing to impair his then amateur standing unfll April, 1933. But he won't become an amateur, if he can, for a long time. If Roland does at any future time apply for amateur status he will not be eligible for amateur golf until three years from the date of his application. The U. S. G. A. requires that length of time for a probationary period, as It were. II Remain in P. G A. Nor i t likely that he will seek an amateur status. He isn't interested in it, and he intends, he says, to remain a member of the Professional Golfers’ Association. So the local simon-pures can remain calm. There won’t be any Roland MacKenzie around as an ama ! t*ur to get in their hair in tourna ments, for a long time, if ever. Roland planned today to play in a P. G. A. tournament at Baltimore, where he'll sing his swan song as an active competitor. But he won't play in the Middle Atlantic P. G. A. tourney at Old Point Comfort next week and the MacKenzie name won’t be on any more tournament scoreboards. "I simply won't have any time to play other than week-end golf,” he said. "And very little of that.” It kinda leaves a guy wondering about this pro business. Roland was so keen for it Just a few months back. KING KONG IMPORTED TO WRESTLE JAMES Murphy. Martinelli Also Are on Double-Feature Card at Turner's Thursday. Jesse James, the Greek grappler who generally is conceded to be the world light-heavyweight champion, will groan with another of Jack Pfef fer’s foreign invaders, one King Kong, In half of a twin bill Thursday night at Turner's Arena. Dr. John (Dropkiek) Murphy and Gino Martinelli, both popular with local mat fans, will twist in the co feature. Murphy flipped the villainous Sammy Cohen in his last appearance here, while Martinelli toiled an hour and 25 minutes before losing to James in one of his two encounters here with the trim champ. Promoter Joe Turner, who plans to pit James against Bob Gregory here shortly, is arranging an attractive set of preliminaries. SKEET CLUB IN FRONT Tops Washington Gun Outfit on Points in Two-Day Meet. National Capital Skeet Club's marksmen not only evened the home and-home series with the Washington Gun Club on the former's grounds yesterday but finished far ahead of their rivals in total points of the two day shoot. Firing 473 to Gun Club’s 385. the Skeeters wound up with a total of 894 against the losers’ 851. In con trast to the day prior when 48 was the high score, R, E. Stewart shot a perfect 50 yesterday and Gamble had a 49. Both were Skeet Club members, Washington's high gun being J. R. Groves, who shot 45. Natl. Cap. 8kcct Club. Wash. Gun Club. Dr. Ray Currey 41 Frank Burrows 30 Joe Gamble 40 Herb Binsham 37 R. M. Watson 47 Julius Marcey 38 Bob Joiner 4k R. Livesey 40 R. E. Stuart, Jr. 47 J. Green __ 35 R. E. Stuart sr. 50 C. Fawsett _41 Fred Ramsdell _ 4k Dr. Parsons 30 Kay Coe 44 R. D. Moraan_35 Lee Prescott-44 J. s. Groves __ 45 V. Frank-49 Dr. John Lyons 35 Total- 473 Total __3R6 U. S. MAT CHAMPS TO INVADE SWEDEN Seven A. A. TT. Tourney Winner* Will Engage Foreigners in Four Meets Next Fall. By the Associated Press. LANCASTER, Pa.. April 4.—A barn storming trip to Sweden in October loomed today as a reward for seven of the nine national A. A. U. wrestling champions crowned in the finals of a two-day tournament won by the high powered Oklahoma A. and M. team. George M. Pinneo, national A. A. 0. wrestling chairman, announced that the champions in the seven weights beginning at 133 pounds will invade Sweden for four matches in the fall. Mr. Pinneo said Sweden’s athletic authorities would finance the trip, first ever scheduled for an A. A. 0. mat team. The 113 and 118 pound cham pions are not Included on the team because their weights are not recog nised in Olympia competition. h Know the Nationals THE MEXICAK FLY-HAWK BREEZES OVER._ GRIFF'S GARPEN )/^hTfoousm^n. ( SENOR! HE THINKS ] V To SCORE FROM \ SECOND ON > SINGLE \J — AND THROW.? -.WITH POWER AMD ACCURACY,,.,. i Mclo Almada, fleet-footed renter fielder of the Senators, is one of the few Mexican boys ever to make good In major league baseball. Although not a heavy hitter the 23-year-old lad from Los Angeles batted .315 for Washington last year after coming in trade from the Boston Red Sox, who never used him regularly. In fact,, Almada. the "extra" in the big Washing ton-Boston trade of last June, developed Into the standout player of the five men included in the deal. Outfielder Ben Chapman and Pitcher Burk Newson went to the Red Sox in exchange for the Ferrell brother* and Mein. Of the quintet. Almada turned in the best performance last year. Almada bats left-handed and throws the same way. He is rated one of the best flvhawks in baseball and has one of the strongest and most accurate outfielding arms. Was voted the most valuable player in the American Association in 1934. when he played for Kansas City. Came to Boston the same year. Mel is one of the best lead-ofT hitters in the league, being especially adept at getting basps on balls and dragging bunts. Was hit in head and severely in jured last spring but recovered nicely. Was born in 'Sonora, Mexico, on July 2, 1915. Stands 6 feet and weighs 175. Is bachelor. F. e. S. ARMY OF RINGMEN OPEN TITLE SHE Hundred Bouts Carded on Opening Day of A. A. U. Championships. By the Associated Press. BOSTON, April 4.—Boxing's only three-ring circus, the A. A. U.'s na tional championships, opens a three day stand at the Garden this after noon with a cast of 186 performers. The army of talent, gathered from 20 States, the District of Columbia and the Hawaiian Islands, includes two of the 1937 champions, but neither will be a defender. The District of Columbia contin gent, limited to three fighters due to lack of funds, includes Willie Tapp, ! Metropolitan Police Boys' Club fly weight: Ovid Crider. Port Belvoir featherweight, and Bob Harris, Port Belvoir middleweight. Billy Speary, the Philadelphia mite who won the flyweight honors last year, has put on six pounds and will battle in the 118-pound division. Morris Parker of Newark, N. J., the 1937 bantamweight champion, has grown into a featherweight. Most of the others are sectional champions. They will keep their fists flying until early tomorrow to reduce contestants to the 64 quarter-flnaltsts. Today's program will include more than 100 bouts. While thp ambitious youngsters bat tle for national fame and a medal, the A. A. U.’s Boxing Committee will select one of them for the "Good Will Challenge Cup," a new trophy do nated by Sir Charles Higham, a British boxing devotee. It is Sir Charles' hope the winner will be sent to London to meet the most skillful English youth in his class. Stan (Continued From Page A-17.) of contention. George, on the other hand, needs only to prove his ability defensively to share the Job. limp’s Error Cost Game. A bad decision by Umpire Steve Basil cost the Griffs that 4-2 game to Detroit yesterday. Monte Weaver, after pitching four scoreless, nearly perfect innings, ran into trouble in the sixth round. Still, he might have escaped with only one run scored against him if Greenberg's foul ball had not been called a home run by Basil. The drive went out of the park at least 4 feet onthe wrong side of the line. Basil later admitted it was foul. “I didn’t see the white foul post,” he explained. Anyway, Hank's "homer” came with a man on base and boosted the count to 3-0. Weaver then walked Rudy York and Pete Pox scored Rudy with* the final Detroit run by tripling. Dutch Leonard finished the game for Washington, giving up one hit and no runs in the last three innings. In the meantime the Griffs were help less before Jake Wade and Harry Elsenstat until the ninth. Then they finally scored for the second time in their last 42 innings against major league pitching. Elsenstat walked Myer and Lewis to open the Inning and Travis beat out an infield hit to fill the bases. Pox robbed Zeke Bonura of a home run. Myer scoring. Then Goslin singled across Lewis, cutting the score to 4-2, but Stone and Almada went out to end the game. SPEARS SPIDER LEAPT,R RICHMOND, Va.. April 4 HP).— George (Heebie) Spears of South Bos ton will lead the University of Rich mond basket ball team in 1939, suc ceeding the Spiders' brilliant Fete Jacpbe, at Uanaeeeffia. JACK MILEY. the sports scrib bler. who was on the receiv ing end of a fracas with the St. Louis Cards last year, dishes out a neat blast on the Oiants’ Wailing Willie Terry in a current mag . . . Duke University diamonders will clash with Duke alumni, alias the Philadelphia Athletics, Friday . . . Chubby Dean, Bill Werber, Hans Wagner, Wayne Ambler and Ace Parker, all Blue Devil products, will start for Connie Mack. Macfarland Junior High, proving ground for Roosevelt High athletes, will send another hot prospect to the Rough Riders in September . . . He's Frank Ciango. who already can toss himself 19 feet in a broad jump, in addition to playing pol ished baseball and basket ball . . . Lefty Stevens, former minor league twirler and local sandlot star, is flipping ’em plateward against Cen tral High in batting drills. Georgetown and Catholic Univer sity finally are getting together ... in a tennis match May 26 . . . Joe Dunn and Tom White, George town freshmen diamonders, are sons of former baseball stars . . . Joe. sr., played four years for Brooklyn as a catcher and later managed Denver, Dallas. Birming ham and Evansville . .. Tom is the son of Jack White, former Balti more pitcher ... His uncle, the late Jack White, performed for John McGraw's Giants about 15 years ago. The resignation of A1 Weill, who manages Lou Ambers, world light weight champion, as matchmaker for New York’s Twentieth Century Sporting Club, was because the Barney Ross-Henrv Armstrong bout was booked over his head . . . A1 refused to allow Ambers, who de serves a crack at Armstrong, featherweight champion, prior to Ross, welterweight title-holder, to be pushed around . . .Weill also manages Joey Archibald and if Joey takes the world bantamweight title from Sixto Escobar here in a proposed June bout, A1 will be handling two world champs. TufTv Leemans’ toughest foot ball game wasn’t played while with the New York Giants ... it was ayainst Denver, while he was per forming for George Washington . .. the playful Denver lads insisted on pulling the tape from a cut over Tuffy's right eye that later re quired eight stitches. Leemans says Sammy Baugh and Turk Ed wards both will be back with the Redskins, but the Giants will win the championship despite their presence . . . "We can’t miss,” says Tufty. Cliff Moore, Western High bas ket ball and baseball coach, is plan ning another successful summer season at his boys’ camp in Mystic, Conn. . . . Wilson, with seven reg ulars returning to its baseball team, figures to be dangerous despite the loss of Kilmer Bortz. strikeout wizard ... Ed Clements, the for mer Catholic University gridder now coaching at Washington-Lee High, is assuming balloon propor tions . . . Moon Evans, Bus Pfau and Norwood Sothoron, former JONES REAL ‘HERO’ OF HJSGOLF MEET Old Master Hits 72 in Big Comeback, Nears Picard, Tourney Leader. By PAUL MIC KELSON, Associated Press Sporu Writer. AUGUSTA, Ga., April 4.—A tightly jammed star field, led by the straight shooting Henry Picard of * Hers hey, Pa., headed down the final 18-hole stretch of the fifth annual Augusta national Invitation golf champion ship today, hut the big news was that grand slammer from Jaw-juh, Mr. Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. To the elation of every one, Bobby made a comeback reminiscent of his world-conquering days yesterday when he breezed over the final nine holes ! with a record-tying 33 to post a third round total of par 72 and a 54-hole tally of 222, Just seven shots behind the pacemaking Picard. Most of the record gallery of 8.000 spectators watched him and gave him a great ovation. Jones Like Old Self. Wee Bobby Cruickshank, playing with the old master for the first time since Bobby trimmed him in the Na tional Open play-off at Inwood 15 years ago, predicted Jones was good enough to come back if he so desired. “Give him five tournaments.*’ said Cruickshank. "and I think he still could beat the world afpolf.” “It was more encouraging than an* round I've played here," said Jones I happily. “I felt more like mv old •self because I hit the hall firmly and had a fair idea where It was going.” Jones has improved steadily from the first round, scoring 76—74—72 successively. No one expects him to win the show, but he stood a fine chance of bettering his best showing for the tournament, which was a tie for 12th place. Sarasen Tie* for Second. Casualties were numerous yesterdav as the 40-man field struggled against a shifting wind over the second and third rounds. As Picard scored a pair of even 72s alongside his first round 71 to post the leading total of 215, most of the early leaders collapsed and others came up with a rush. Foremast of the labeled also-rans who rallied was Gene Sarasen, the Connecticut squire. Gpne began With a 78 Saturday, but got a 70 yesterday morning and a great 88 in the after noon to tie for second, a shot behind Picard, with Ed Dudley. Harry Cooper and Ralph Guldahl, national open champion. Nelson in Title Rare. Dudley, pacing the field at S« holes, blew himself to a 77 on the third round to lose his great chance, while Guldahl scored his second straight 73 and followed through with a 70. Byron Nelson, defending ehamp from Reading. Pa., still was eery much 1 in the title jam with 73—74—70—217. Tommy Sufferin Taller of New York, alternate on the United States Walker ! Cup team, got up with a fine 09 on his I third round, and also had a chance. Today's final was programmed to start at 1 p.m., Washington time, and it still was anybody's baby. Maryland aces, will play this sea son with the Washington Lacrosse Club. According to reliable informa tion from the South, our own Wal ter McCallum recently landed the largest tarpon caught in Florida waters this season ... a 139^ pounder, hooked In the Harvey River, and brought to boat in the Gulf of Mexico 45 minutes later . . . George Huber, the fishing edi tor, says Walter is one of the fore most tarpon fishermen in the Na tion . . . which isn't bad for a golf writer. « FRESHNESS For a revelation in aroma, taste and valne fn ” a five-eent cigar — light up a present-day FLAVOR Ei#en,ohr CINCO.. • • Its light, mild Sumatra * w 1% wrapper will surprise you. Its extra-choice "HUMIDOR II long-filler Havana blend will delight you. And its freshness — due to its metal “humi METAL WRAP dor” wrap and modern metal-lined box—. adds a final touch that really gives you a EXTRA VALUE better smoke.