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College Heads Favor
Giving Grid Revenue
Pools to Services
Notre Dame, Pitt Eager
To Take Up Western
Conference Policy
By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN,
A»»oci»t«d Press Sports Writer.
CHICAGO, May 18.—The Big
Ten’s patriotic-profit plan today was
expected to spread to other confer
ence* and raise thousands of dollars
for Army and Navy relief funds
during the football season.
The plan, approved by Big Ten
athletic directors at their annual
spring meeting, calls for the pooling
of all football revenue above the
actual cost of financing sports pro
grams. The money is to be con
tributed in the name of the Big Ten
Conference—not individual members
—to the Army and Navy funds.
At South Bend, Prank Leahy,
Notre Dame’s football coach and
athletic director, said that such a
plan met with his approval and that
he would confer with school au
thorities in regard to adopting it.
Patriotic-profits also met with the
favor of Jimmy Hagen, Pittsburgh’s
athletic director, and other headmen
outside the Big Ten who were at
the meeting.
Plan Gets Wide Approval.
Increased expenses, however, were
foreseen because of the support to
vast programs of physical fitness
courses.
The plan, which Maj. John L.
Griffith, athletic commissioner,
termed a climax to the Big Ten’s
preparedness program built up since
the last war, had wide approval.
“Universities with no bonded in
debtedness will be expected to
contribute larger sums.” he said.
“Athletic budgets should be pared
as close as possible to raise the
contribution of profits.
“We have no idea what the profits
will total. In smaller university
cities attendance may drop off at
football games because of the tire
shortage.
"We have been building programs
of physical fitness through athletics
ever since the last war taught us the
lesson that we needed able-bodied
men," he asserted. "As early as
1940, most of our members had
made physical education compulsory
and at present all have some phase
of conditioning courses.
Big Ten Generous in Help.
“Every school also has given room
to house enlisted men’s unit training
groups studying signal work, radio
or engineering. Most of these classes,
under direction of stafT officers, are
held in gyms and field houses which
the Big Ten gladly has given to
save the necessity of constructing
cantonments.
“We want to do our part, and this
latest plan of donating profits is
part of a program we have been
working on since 1918. I don't be
lieve it has been suggested before in
the country and it surely wasn't
used by us in the last year."
Big Ten teams have 17 games
scheduled with service teams, in
cluding Camp Grant, 111.; Fort Knox.
Ky.; Great Lakes Naval Training
Station and the Navy’s pre-flight
training school at Iowa City, Iowa.
Proceeds in these games will be
split.
Notre Dame will play 11 games, in
cluding four with service elevens.
Di Blasi Among Three
From Capital Given
W. and L. Awards
Speciil Dispatch to The Star.
LEXINGTON, Va., May 18
Three students from Washington.
D. C., were among 58 Washington
and Lee athletes awarded letters
and freshman numerals at the ath
letic council meeting.
Robert Cavanna, slugging first
baseman of the varsity nine, was
the only one of the group to win a
major letter.
Joseph T. Bowie was awarded a
minor monogram in golf and Sam
Sam V. DiBlasi earned his fresh
man numerals in baseball.
Lillard M. Ailor, captain-elect of
the track team, was the only Gen
eral to win three major monograms,
adding his track insignia to those
won in football and wrestling. Net
Capt. Jack Barrie was awarded a
special major monogram for his out
standing play this season.
Grays Retain Loop Lead
In Split With Elites
Washington Homestead Grays
Still are in first place in the Negro
National League after splitting a
double-header with the Baltimore
Elite Giants at Griffith Stadium.
The 6-5 setback handed the Grays
In the 10-inning opener was their
first defeat in five starts and they
came back to triumph in the second
game, 3-2. and remain on top with
a five-won and one-lost record.
WHAT, NO BONES?—Among those who enjoyed the festivities
at the Corinthian Yacht Club yesterday was 5-year-old Joyce
Farrell, shown here about to partake of a big forkful of baked
shad, served by Patrick Merton, just one year her junior.
—Star Staff Photo.
Big Field Seeking Pro-Amateur
Golf Honors at Congressional
Gas Rationing No Check to Sunday Play;
Thompson Gets Ace at Prince Georges
By WALTER McCALLUM.
First big amateur-pro links tourney run under the Joint aus
pices of the Middle Atlantic P. G. A. and the Maryland State Golf
Association drew the largest field of the year to Congressional to
day, where all the pros around Washington and a few from Balti
more with amateur partners competed for War bonds and stamps.
Leo Walper, former P. G. A. champ, who hasn't played in a local
tourney since last wovemoer, was<
an entrant, along with Claggett
Stevens, new Manor Country Club
pro. playing In his first Middle At
lantic tourney since he left town
four yeais ago.
The two associations have joined
hands this year in sponsoring tour
naments, to save gasoline and tires.
In past years the pros held their
tournaments on Mondays and the
Maryland association came along on
Wednesdays with its affairs. But
this year, with the accent on gas
and rubber saving, together with
prevention of duplicate tournaments,
the two organizations put their
heads together and decided to
amalgamate for purposes of these
tourneys. It was a good move and
one that is certain to work out to
the benefit of both outfits.
Heavy Play at All Clubs.
The gent who, with a sour pan,
predicted golf would go into a tail
spin when gas rationing went into
effect probably blew his brains out
when he looked at the country club
automobile parking lots on the first
Sunday of rationing.
For every club around town re
ported unusually heavy play. It may
have been that the links customers
had some holdover gas in the tanks
of their cars, bought before gas
rationing. But whatever the answer
the trutn is that yesterday was the
biggest Sunday of the year at most
clubs.
For example, when George Dif
fenbaugh passed the 300 mark at
Kenwood he stopped counting.
Probably 350 people played the
course. Congressional played 240,
Columbia had 233, and at Washing
ton more than 250 played. Strangely
enough, the play fell off at East
Potomac Park, usually crowded from
dawn to dark. Manager Ted Fan
estimated the play at East Potomac
at about two-thirds of normal.
Thompson Scores Ace.
Bob Thompson socked a 5-iron
shot into the cup for an ace on the
163-yard fifth hole at. Prince Georges
to lick the birdie deuces of Eddie
Bean and Joe Balestri and the par-3
of John R. Miller. Pro A1 Houghton
staged a two-ball foursome tourney,
won by Forrest Thompson and R. L.
Keeler with 76—9—67. Second were
Dick Milbourne and S. D. Smith,
with 79—11—68. and S. C. Heifer
and B. Austin were third with 99—
28—71.
Three tied in a selected hole
toumev at Washington with net
cards of 31. They were Lafayette
Franklin, sr.. 39—8—31; R. D. West
wood, 38—7—31, and F. D. Johnson,
38—7—31.
Woodmont staged ' sweepstakes
tourney in three clasoc.. Class A
winners were; Bob Phillipson, 81—
11—70; Ellis Edlowitz, 83—12—71;
Dr. S. BogdonofT. 86—14—72. and
Dave Wortman. 86—14—72. Class
B, Sam Samuels, 89—16—73; Dr.
f—-j
L. Shere, 92—19—73; Nathan Seigel.
97—22—75. Class C. Dr. Samuel
Dessoff, 95—25—70: Dr. J. H. Hirsch,
99—29—70, and A. Felgan. 97—25—73.
Gets Kay Trophy.
Ed Fitzgerald scored 79—9—70 to
win the A. S. Kay Trophy at Indian
Spring, with L. Watzman, 93—22—
j 71. and B. E. Bentson. 83—12—71.
only a stroke away. The women
! played in « tourney with only iron
clubs, won by Mrs. Marty Gordon
at 58—18—40. with Mrs. D. E. Steu
; art next at 57—13—44.
At Congressional, matches in the
spring handicap tourney were post
poned until next week end, but Club
Champion Gene Pittman found the
course to his liking. Gene had 14
pars and 4 birdies for a 4-under-par
round of 68. Club members played
in a sweepstakes tourney, won by
J. M. Strait, with 89—10—70. Tied
for second were H. S. MacDonald,
82— 11—71, and J. Mark Trice,
84—13—71.
Bernard Eskleson took over the
job as assistant to Claggett Stevens
at Manor. Long-hitting Mel Shipley
won a sweepstakes tourney with
74—5—69. Others in the payoff
were Club President W. L. Jones,
83— 13—70; E A. McGowan. 87—
16—71: George H. Jones, 83—11—72,
and C. P. Ashton, 86—14—72. The
tourney was played with three
fourths handicap.
Results In the first flight of the
Chamberlain Trophy tourney at
Kenwood were: Charles P. Redick
defeated P. S. Alverson, 2 and 1;
Don Dudley defeated Joe Wilson,
2 and 1; John E. Voll defeated
Ralph Benner. 1 up; W. H. Wenzel
defeated G. M. La Riviere, 6 and 4.
Six flights competed.
Cooper Top* Argyle Ladder.
Former Club Champion Maurice
Cooper scored 78—73—151 to top
the ladder qualifications at Argyle.
Other low scorers were Dick Moth
ershead, 81—73—154; Ray Amsden,
present club titleholder, 80—75—
155: H. Miller, 161, and R.
Lephew, 161.
Officials of the Middle Atlantic
Golf Association for a time thought
of calling off the coming 42d annual
tourney scheduled at Manor the first
week in June, because of the dis
tance from the city and the gas
oline shortage. But they found
they can make arrangements for
bus transportation to the club, and
the tourney now is on. Entries will
be taken by Dr. R. A. Keilty, asso
ciation secretary, up to teeing-off
time June 2. The fee is $3.
Feminine golfers of the Chevy
Chase Club were competing today
in the medal round for the French
High Commission Cup. Tomorrow
women golfers from all clubs near
the city will play at Kenwood in
the class A section of the tourney
for The Evening Star Trophies.
All-Around Skeet Win
Scored by Canfield
In Debut Here
Two Firsts, Two Seconds
Are Shot by Newcomer
In Maryland-D. C. Meet
Capt. Robert W. Canfield, former
Locust Valley (N. Y.) skeet-shooting
ace who now Is stationed at an
Army post near Washington, makes
an Important addition to Washing
ton’s colony of skeet followers and
loom* as a prominent competitor In
coming events here. He made a
good start in local competition by
winning the all-around title In the
Maryland - District championships
held at the National Capital Skeet
Club over the week end.
His winning score was 335x350,
with wins in the .410 and 20-gauge
on Saturday, a second in Saturday’s
28-gauge and a second In yesterday’s
Class AA all-gauge. Rufe Watson
of the National Capital Club took
the Class AA title by breaking 24
of 25 targets in a shootoff after he
and Canfield tied with 98x100.
The Maryland State title went to
H. W. Wright In another shootoff
against L. A. Singer after both broke
99 targets In the first round. In
the shootoff, Wright got a perfect
25 and Singer 23.
Mrs. Albert Walker took the wom
en’s championship, the two-man
team championship went to Watson
and Vic Frank and the five-man
team crown was won by the Na
tional Capital Club of Watson, Hot
tel, Ransdell, Singer and Frank.
Summaries:
Maryland State championship—H. W
Wright, P9; L. A. Singer. 90. ahootoff.
Wright, 25: Singer. 23.
Ladles' championship—Won by Mra
Albert W. Walker. 03, Mra. Robert Can
field. 00
Claaa AA—R. Wataor.. 08: Capt Rob
ert Canfield. 98 Wataon winner In ahoot
off with 24 breaks
Claaa A—Lt. A. O. Bower. Jr.. 98; E
X. Ford, 97.
Class B—R. C. Ridgeway. 97; R. W
Cox. 95
Class C—H. Day. 93; D Day, 92
Two-man team—R Wataon. 98. and
V Frank, 95. for total of 193. Cap' Rob
ert Canfield. 98. and W. Ripley. 95. for
total of 193 Winner after shoot-off.
Wataon and Frank, with 26 each
Five-man team—Won by National Cap
ital iWatson, Hottel. Ramadell. Singer
and Frankl. Total. 478.
Stars of Yesterday
Back With Navy to
Train Collegians
Special Dispatch to The Star.
ANNAPOLIS. Md„ May 18 —Such
well-known Naval Academy grad
uates as Lt. Comdr. Ira C. McKee,
Lt. John J. Waybright. Lt. Ben
jamin F. Walkup and Ensign John
B. Van Landingham, Jr., who have
been in retirement, were among the
two dozen academy graduates listed
among 279 members of the Navy’s
third indoctrination course which
began here today.
The group will be put through a
month of intensive training before
being sent to the Navy’s new pre
flight indoctrination schools at the
University of North Carolina,
Georgia, Iowa State and St. Mary’s
College where their Jobs will be to
toughen both mentally and physical
ly the 30.000 students annually en
tering the Navy Air Force.
Two classes already have been put
through the mill and are on duty at
| their new posts.
Skull Fracture Is Fatal
To Wiggins, Ring Vet
By the Associated Press.
INDIANAPOLIS. May 18 —
Charles F. fChuck) Wiggins, color
ful. battle-scarred veteran of hun
dreds of fights—In and out of the
prize ring—is dead. The 44-year
old professional boxer died yester
day in City Hospital of a frac
tured skull, which he apparently
suffered in a fall down a stairway
early Saturday.
He had his first professional
scrap at the age of 15, and in the
ensuing 20 years met, among others,
George Cook, one-time Australian
heavyweight champion: Battling
Levinsky, Martin Burke, Mike Gib
bons, Johnny Rlsko, Bob Roper,
Tommy Gibbons, Gene Tunney,
Gunboat Smith and Harry Greb.
Gateau Pigeon Is First
In 300-Mile Flight
A bird from the loft of George
Gateau won yesterday’s 300-mile
pigeon race from Concord, N. C.,
sponsored by the East Potomac Rac
ing Pigeon Club. A close second was
J. R. Dougherty’s entry.
Results, with name of loft and
average yards per minute:
George Gateau, 1.061.80; J. R Dough
erty, 1.06110: R. Durity, 1,060.05; A1
Horan. 1.057.25: Chaney <fc Staflel,
I. 056.55: George J. Thomas, 1,054 02; E
J. Nalley, 1.052.76: J. E. Kovach. 1.051 86:
A. Flaherty. 1.050.87: George Christy.
1,050.47; Burdette & Valdivia. 1,049.65:
United Loft, 1,048.67: Edw. Oates,
1,048 02: Henry Reckeweg. 1.040.47: East
ern Loft, 1,039.90: Douglass & Lamg.
1.039 00: Alvin Dulaney. 1,038.92; Mike
Horan. 1,037.22: J. E. Curtin. 1,036.05:
Carl Sterzer. 1.029.80. and D. Moran.
1,017.57.
Nine of Last 10 Pitchers to Face Dodgers Belted Out
Eight Phils Announce Future Blessed Events; Odell Gets Break in Material at Yale
By HUGH FULLERTON, Jr,
Wide World Sports Writer.
NEW YORK, May 18—In case
you'ri*- wondering what those
Dodgers are doing to the National
League, nine of the last 10 pitch
ers to start against them have
been belted out.
We don’t know much about the
pitching record of Corp. Tito
Torcoletti of Gunter Field, Ala,
but from the report forwarded by
Lt. Elmer Salter, we’ll bet Tito
is a good soldier. Seems he used
to pitch right-handed, but de
cided he wasn’t getting enough
work that way, so he learned to
pitch from the wrong side, too.
Down at Gunter Field he works
In the outfield on his days off
from pitching and is a leading
heavyweight boxer. Torcoletti’s
only complaint about this pro
gram is that he has to wear toe
plates on both shoes and the
shoes take a terrific beating.
Here's the last word on that
Angott-Stolz scrap in the Garden
Friday, as delivered by Tony Oa
ten to: "That Angott to a worse
fighter than I was.”
Today’s guest star — Dennis
Brown, Mount Clemens (Mich.)
Monitor-Leader: “A hot rivalry
is developing between Chicago
and Philadelphia. Chicago never
has had twin-billing in the dun
geon at the season’s end, and
though both Cubs and Sox are
trying like mad this year, they
are getting a tough battle from
the Main Line City, striving for
its seventh double-feature in the
cellar.”
Monday matinee—Some guys
get all the breaks—here’s Howie
Odell just taking over the coach
ing job at poor old Yale when
word comes that Bemie Bierman,
jr., about the best prep back in
Minnesota last fall, and Emery
Larson, jr., a crack fullback at
Lawrenceville. will be in the next
freshman class. Ab Jenkins, Salt
Lake City's racing Mayor, wants
Sports Mirror
Br th* Ajcociatad PrMS.
Three years ago—Chicago Cube
and Brooklyn Dodgers played
19-taning, 9-to-9 deadlock.
to make a run (not political) on
the Bonneville salt flats for char
ity. He says don’t wprry about
the rubber because those small
tires on his racing car wouldn’t
make a handful of rubber bands
if reconverted.
Father’s Day — When Bobby
Bragan of the Phils was receiving
congratulations on becoming a
pappy the other day, various
teammates mentioned that they,
too, expected to be handing out
the cigars soon. After hearing
eight of the boys announce future
blessed events, Manager Hans
Lobert snorted: “I thought the
Stork Club was a night spot in
New York, but’here I And out
its a ball club and I'm manag
ing it,"
Service Dept—After the Arm
istice ended the last world fracas.
Second Lt. George J. Stanford of
the 325th Infantry was selected
to tour France with an Army
baseball team. Before he got
home, he heard Nutley (New
Jersey) High School needed an
athletic director and applied for
the job. A couple of days ago
Stanford resigned his post at
Nutley to go back into the Army
as a first lieutenant. Looks as
if some of those “break up the
Yankees” guys had taken charge
at the Norfolk Naval1 Training
Station. Right after Bob Feller
was transferred to Newport, R. I.,
Sam Chapman, No. 2 star on that
swell ball team, was notified that
he had been commissioned in the
V-5 aviation physical training
outfit. And Lt. Charley Devens,
the old Harvard and Yankees
pitcher, is at the nearby Naval
Air Station. Lin Howard, Bing
Crosby’s partner in that racing
stable that has been the subject
of so many gags, is a captain in
a new ordnance regiment re
cruited from the automobile in
dustry.
Last laugh—Out in Pittsburgh
the fans tell one about the time
Rip SeweU was tossing up a few
for his young son, Jimmy, to hit.
The kid wasn’t doing so well and
Lee Handley cracked: “There’s
a pitcher for you. He won’t even
give his own son a good one to
hit."
GARNISHED BY GOBS—Lee Savold, heavyweight contender who fight* Lou Nova in the feature
of the Navy Relief ring carnival at Griffith Stadium Thursday night, knocked off training at the
K. of C. gym long enough to chat with a pair of admirers, Bill McClellan (left) and Darwood
Cady (right), both enlisted in the Navy School of Music.
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Weiser Again Leads
Potomac Sail Pilots;
Lawson Scores
8ailors competing in the unlimited
A and B classes of the Potomac
River Sailing Association’s series
must move fast if they hope to catch
Bud Weiser, skipper of the Gypsy.
He won for the second straight
week yesterday, covering the chop
py course in 1 hour 20 minutes and
36 seconds, but only a little more
than a minute ahead of H. W. Brent
In the Frances. Because of lack of
entries, the A and B boats were run
in one race yesterday.
Twenty-one skippers in all showed
up to compete over the rough river
in a wind that at times changed
suddenly from brisk to almost calm.
Walter Lawson, last year's national
penguin champion, made his first
start a winning one yesterday, tak
ing his specialty in the Potlatch in
35 minutes 6 seconds. Scandal, pilot
ed by Ernie Covert, won the comet
race, and Blue Water, with Robert
Orme at the tiller, finished first in
the 20-foot class. Summaries:
20-foot das*—Won by B uy Water. Rob
ert Orme, 5*i minutes 32 seconds: second
Spindrift. Lynn Eldridse. 5P minutes 32
seconds third. Spray. H. Lambert. 1 hour
5 minutes 4S second*.
Comet class—Won by Scandal. Ernie
Covert. 1 hour 0 minutes 45 seconds sec
ond. Robert E Lee. Clarke Daniel. 1 hour
7 minutes 10 seconds: third. Arcolram. Mac
Lamborne. 1 hour 9 minutes 40 seconds.
Penguin class—Won by Potlatch. Walter
Lawson. 3,5 minutes 6 seconds: second.
Butch. Erilc Nordholm. 35 minutes 32 sec
onds: third, Slug. Joe Lewis, 42 minutes.
40 seconds
Unlimited class—Won by Oypsy. Bud
Weiser. 1 hour 20 minutes seconds;
i second. Frances H. W Brent, l hour 21
minutes 40 seconds third. Cymbrus. C. E.
I Meisner. 1 hour 2« minutes 55 seconds.
Kayo Promised as Savold, Nova
Pit Short, Steamy Wallops
Lee's Deceptive Left Hook Floors Mate
While Co-Manager Is Boasting of It
By LEWIS F. ATCHISON.
A short left hook or an equally short straight right may be the
payoff punch in the Lou Nova-Lee Savold fight headlining the Navy
Relief Fund benefit card at Griffith Stadium Thursday night and
most of the wiseacres think it is merely a question of which lands
first.
The left Is owned and operated by Savold, lobster-faced ex-beer
hall bouncer who finally is getting some attention as a legitimate
heavyweight challenger after hover-S
ing for years Just beyond the pale
of greatness. The right belongs to
Nova, reformed Yoga disciple, who
has had one crack at Joe Louis' title
and wants another—he says. 3oth
were much In evidence yesterday In
brisk workouts that Indicated the
rivals are nearing their peaks.
“Lee's left fools you,” volunteered
Co-Manager Billy Daly as the Mid
westerner pummeled a sparring
partner at close quarters. “It doesn't
seem hard nor particularly damag
ing, but It's really murder. He
breaks the nose or ribs of every
other man he fights and nobody
can understand how he does it.
Look what he did to Billy Conn—
Just about put him In the hospital.
We didn't say that, remember, but
Billy himself. He came out after
the fight and said Savold had frac
tured his ribs and left him with a
bad beak.
Gives Timely Demonstration.
“And you remember Lee’s fight
here last summer with that Claudio
Villar. He busted him up real good.
' -——— —
Damascus and Rockville Alone
Undefeated in County Play
Damascus and Rockville topped
the Upper Montgomery County
League today, the last of eight flag
contenders In the undefeated class.
Damascus nosed out Gaithersburg.
5-4. while Rockville was taking the
nod over Poolesville. 8-7. In other
games Potomac outslugged German
town. 10-6. while Gaithersburg Tro
jans hammered out a 12-8 verdict
over Bethesda Barons.
League officials have decided to
continue throughout the season de
spite gasoline rationing which will
curtail club traveling. Arrange
ments are being made to assure
adequate transportation for the
various clubs and umpires.
The Barons found themselves In
a peculiar situation yesterday when
injuries and the inability of two
other players to reach the playing
' field on time forced Manager Larry
| Williams to use three pitchers in the
I outfield, making a total of four In
the game.
Police Boys' Show Open
To Mutts of All Types
Police Boys’ Club No. B will hold
Its annual dog show tomorrow night
at the fifth precinct. Prises will be
awarded for practically everything
except the best pedigree.
Awards will go for the longest
tail, longest nose, ugliest dog, hand
somest. best decorated, fattest, tall
est. etc.
The marble shooting champion
ship scheduled last Saturday was
postponed until Saturday, May 30.
OUTDOORS With BILL ACKERMAN
Frederick County Has Wealth of Trout;
Deadline on Boat Numbers Nears
Last season it was difficult to make trout fishermen believe
there were large fish In Maryland streams. Small creels of small
fish were the rule. Because fishermen, particularly those who fol
low inland streams, are made of the stuff that brings them back to
waters apparently beyond hope,<
they are finding trouting this year
better than they ever have before
experienced in Frederick County.
Whether it is due to their learn
ing Big Hunting is an early morn
ing and late evening stream, or Just
to downright persistence, but large
fish and full creels are common this
season. We have observed person
ally more than a dozen trout ex
ceeding 18 inches, and up to 22.
Anglers Find a Way.
The fuel shortage appears to re
duce the number of anglers fishing
trout streams one day, while the
next brings out a crowd that indi
cates that during war a greater
number of persons find relaxation
through fishing. Maryland and Old
Dominion streams are due to carry
a greater load than ever before has
been known, In spite of shortages,,
because ways and means of getting
to the fishing waters of these States
somehow will be found.
Love Point, at the mouth of the
Chester River, is situated fortunately
so far as Baltimore Is concerned,
for it is the terminus of a ferry line.
This area always has enjoyed ex
ceptional fishing, yet it never has
become as popular as other places
on both shores below.
Now. restaurants and hostelries
there are going on a 24-hour basis
and there is talk of opening the big
hotel, which is good news for Bal
timoreans, but still it leaves Wash
ington anglers crossing on the Mata
peake Ferry from Annapolis, about
10 miles short of this fine fishing
grounds. Perhaps there will be
found a way of transporting vaca
tionists this small distance. New
fangled regulations call for new
ways of living and getting around.
Deadline on Numbers Nears.
Fifteen days remain for boat own
ers to get their undocumented fish
ing craft dressed up with the
larger sized numbers required by
the Coast Guard. Yet we And but
few so far have met this require
ment, which is not only for easier
recognition of craft, but so that
all boats may travel our water high
ways and byways with the same
ease as in other years.
Under 20 feet in length, any reg
istered craft must display a number
from 6 to 8 Inches high. Between
20 and 40 feet 10-inch numerals
will be needed. Above 40 feet and
under 60 the numbers should be
18 inches, and where it Is possible
the same size marking* should be
shown on the cabin top for easier
identification by air patrol. Just
another one of the wartime require
ments, which, If It allows us to
continue our fishing under nearly
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giving him a broken nose and a
terrific body pounding. But unless
you're catching you really dont
know how brutal that baby is in
there. I remember one fight when
he caught the other guy with a
left in close—he brought this one
up Instead of hooking and knocked
the fellow cold. Well, he crowd
couldn't believe it was a clean kayo.
They thought it was a business fight
and give 'lm the berry, but it was
just another one of those short
lefts that only a few rlngsiders saw
and nobody thought was damaging.
But it was the real McCoy.”
Daly still was extolling the latent
power of Savold’s left when the
Des Moines gladiator bounced It off
the chin of one Otis Harris, a spar
mate. It appeared more like a play
ful pat than a vicious hook, but
Harris—who takes a good punch—
went down, landing squarely on the
seat of his britches and wearing a
most surprised look.
“There It la," grinned Daly.
"Nothing to It, but look what It
does to them.”
Nova, who had a rough session
with Villar and almost went down
twice when the Spaniard connected
first with a right to the midriff and
later with a vicious left to the jaw,
hasn’t looked good In the gym with
the exception of tossing a strong,
straight right. Heretofore Lou’s left
has been his best weapon but those
well acquainted with the styles of
both men feel that he’11 beat Savold
with the right or not at all. Lee
can be hit more easily with a right
than left, his drills have indicated,
and If he takes too many he'll pass
out of the picture.
Nova s Gym Showing Deceive*.
A notoriously bad gym performer.
Nova is having all his troubles with
Villar but if he survives the training
period he’ll be bad medicine for
Savold in actual competition.
"We know he’s no good in train
ing.” Daly admitted. "He appears
like a guy with two left feet who
can't get out of his own way, but he
straightens out in a real fight. I
never see nothing like ib—how a guy
can make bad mistakes In training
and then turn around and do every
thing correct in a fight."
Nova isn’t doing everything wrong
in training, far from it. He’s bang
ing Villar with the right, clipping
him with an occasional left and
moving around like a lightweight.
He appears more and more like the
Nova who worked himself up to a
shot at the title, even though Villar
has all but drowned himself in glory
in their sessions. Lou appears to be
In excellent physical condition and
hasn't a mental worry in the world.
Savold to him is merely the first vic
tim in a series of build-up fights he
expects to lead to a return shot at
Louis.
Sullivan Pitches Two-Hitter
Bill Sullivan tossed two-hit ball
yesterday for the Surf Club as it
whitewashed Garvin's Grill, 7-0, In
a softball game.
Fort Davis Bowlers -
Take Over Big Title »
Tourney Tonight
Pinmen From Arlington -
To End Championship
Rolling Thursday
Fort Davis Commercial League
bowlers ard a mixture of teams
tom other loop:., including the..
Treasury quint of the Federal
League and United States Engineers
of Navy, are expected to supply the
action as the Washington City
Duckpin Association launches the
final week of Its 32d annual tourna* *
ment tonight at Convention Hall.
A host of pin spillers will start
the firing In the singles event at
7 o'clock and alter the team com
petition at 8 squads of doubles will
take up the firing at 10 o'clock.
Tomorrow and Wednesday are
open nights on the schedule and
Secretary Joe Pricci has hopes that
many promised entries which so far
have failed to roll will show up. * 1
Wade Pearson's Arlington Bowling
Center maple spillers wlU put the
finishing touches on the tournament
Thursday night.
Among the Fort Davis teams list
ed tonight are Frank SmaU, Jr.;
Maryland Market, Boores Esso. Ave- '
nue GriU. Washington Gas Light,
Avenue Liquor, 9.75 Optical. Mika
Young's and the Fort Davis Recrea
tions.
Hot Pace Maintained
In City Loop Race
By Naiman, Taft
Naiman and Taft A. C. continue *
to share the top rung of the ladder
in Section A, National City League. -
after chalking up their third and
second stright victories, respective
ly, yesterday. All Section B games
were postponed.
Naiman, with Bill Fisher giving
up seven hits, squelched Army
Navy, 7-5, with a 5-run rally In the
seventh after its rival nad a 3-run
outburst in the first half of the
same frame. Evans paced the 11
hit assault on Deavers and Curies
with four safeties. Vernon, Lewis
and Curies accounted for all the
losers’ hits.
Taft pounced on Harrell for 10
runs In the first three innings to
hand Ninth and New York Avenue
an 11-6 setback. Larry Newby made
his initial appearance in the Taft
line-up and celebrated by clouting
a triple.
In the only other game played,
Jacobsen scored its first league vic
tory and planted the Eagles deeper
in the cellar by squeezing out a 4-3
verdict.
Yankees Tie Canadians
In War Fund Golf Tilt
By the Associated Presa.
VANCOUVER, May 18—Marvin
"Bud" Ward. United States amateur
golf champion, and another Spokane
golfing star. Neil Christian, finished
all even In a war charity golf exhibi
tion against Ken Black. Canadian
amateur champion, and Fred Wood.
British Columbia open champ, yes
terday.
It was estimated the match netted
almost $1,500 for the Queen's Cana
dian fund.
Black turned in a 3-under-par 69
in the match play exhibition, fol
lowed by Ward with 70, Wood with
a 72 and Christian with a 73.
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Junior Aces Divide Pair
Maryland Junior Aces broke even
in two games yesterday. They
topped Olover Park Juniors, 9-3. in
their first tilt and then dropped a
3-1 decision to the Cottage City nin*
Creel Nine Wins Two
Cr^el Brothers baseball team took ,
j both ends of yesterday's double
header over Sligo A. C. at Takoma
Park, winning 10-1 and 8-7.
Entire Grid Team
Marines-Bound
By the Associated Pres*.
ORLANDO. Fla., May 18.— .
Every member of, the starting
line-up of the Rollins College
1942 football squad has joined up
as a potential United States „
Marine officer.
Under the procurement plan
for obtaining second lieutenants, ,
they will remain in college until
they have received their degrees.
Then they will be assigned to a
candidates’ class lor a six-month
training course.
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