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Luckies Stick in Pennant Race;
Workman Victorin Sherbahn Only four garnet out of first place and sporting a 2-1 victory over the pacesetting King Pins, the fourth place Lucky Strikes still were very much in the hot District League pennant scrap today while the runnerup Clarendons, with a 2-1 win from Hyattsville, were within half a game of King pin and the third place Lafayette* further had In tensified the chase by taking the odd game from Oreenway. * Probably the happiest bowler In town today was Bob Workman of Northeast Temple, who won the 10th annual Dutch Sherbahn Handi cap at Takoma with a score of 965, which Included 12 franked pins. His prize was $100. The slim brother of famed Jockey Bonny Workman fired 119, 120, 122, 129, 102, 150 and 111 for a scratch count of 8f " to top 75 other rollers, Including a galaxy of stars. Johnny Nicro of Hyattsville was second with 70—960 and Red Megaw, the Queen Pin pilot, copped third place with 60—943. Other Prizewinners Listed. Others In the money were Frank Mischou, defending champion, 23— 939; Buck McDonald, Takoma, 79— 936; J. L. Sherwood, Hyattsville, 60—935; Clarence Purdy, GPO, 70—933; Joe Kocsis, Takoma, 70— 919; Ollie Pacini, Lucky Strike, 28—918; Lee Brown, GPO, 65—914, and Paul Thomasen, Hyattsville, 147—914, Paul James won high con Starless Boxing Card At Turner's Potent With Excitement Although admitting that the box ers on tonight’s card for Turner’s Arena aren’t champions or near champions, Matchmaker Gabe Men endez is promising some close matches and a lot of fighting in the four 8-round bouts on the all star card. Two of them are return engage ments of what were hot fights. The big attraction is that return affair between Tommy Mollis and Bee Bee Washington. Mollis is the cagy vet eran of more years and fights than he likes to recall, but since return ing to the game he has won six matches here and earned himself a following of strangely sentimental fight fans. The strong young Bee Bee was supposed to have a pushover in Mollis when they faced several weeks ago, but the best Bee Bee could do was get one vote while Mollis was getting two. It was a good tight fight, however, and worth booking again. Bee Bee figures the extra two rounds for which tonight's bat tle is booked may aid him, but Mollis can be just as smart for eight rounds as he was for six. The other return match is be tween Bobby Brown and Okie Greer. Greer once defeated Brown, who since has knocked out A1 Cortez and Jimmy Hill. Completing the program is the heavyweight engagement between Billy Duncan and Jimmy Bell and a feather go between Johnny Cock field and Harry Diduck. Match maker Menendez considers matching) Danny Petro with the winner. Action begins at 8:45. —-——— uakiawn Anticipates Betting, Gate Marks By the Associated Press. HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Feb. 28.— The Oaklawn Jockey Club raised the curtain today on its 30-day spring racing season with prospects that betting and attendance rec ords would tumble. Tourist accommodations were filled to near capacity and approximately 2.000 fans were inside Oaklawn Park yesterday for a preseason look at the oval and the more than 800 horses stabled here. The opening day feature—the $1,500 Mayor Leo P. McLaughlin handicap—attracted a record entry list of 33 which was scheduled to be pared down to 12. An Off track was in prospect for the inaugural program because of week-end showers. Racing officials here said that pre season interest shown in the meet, to be climaxed April 1 with the $10,000 Arkansas Derby, indicated that the 130,540 attendance record established in 1942 and $5,306,000 betting record set last year would fall Middleburg Will Hold Hunt Meet April 8 By the Associated Press. MIDDLEBURG, Va., Feb. 28.— Daniel C. Sands, secretary of the Middleburg Hunt Racing Associa tion. has announced that the annual spring racing meeting will be held this year on the Glenwood race course Saturday, April 8. Loudoun County Chapter, Amer ican Red Cross, will get .the pro ceeds, it was stated. solation game with 161 and Johnny Burger top scratch with 881. After losing the first game, 580 to 666, Lucky Strike, led by Fred Murphy's 171 and 392 and Tony Saniti’s 380, easily won the final two games from King Pin. A1 Wright’s 145 and 433 led King Pin’s tally of 1,882 to the Luckies’ 1,848. The champion Clarendons, with Paul James posting 153—403; George Llnklns, 383, and Capt. Jack Talbert, 387, beat Hyattsvllle in the rubber game with 660 and 1,880. Lafayette scored Its 2-1 win from Greenway with BUI Harrison’s 146— 373 and Harry Wolfe’s 131—373 the edge. LL Jenkins Is Star. Firing the night’s top single of 173 and a 411 set Elmer Wesley was the big gun as Chevy Chase Ice Palace sank Colonial Village with 669 and 1,891 despite Lt. Lou Jenkins' 166 and 425. The former No. 1 duck pinner of the country, on a furlough, all but stole the big bowling show at Lafayette. Spillway moved up Into a con tending pennant position by white washing Temple as Joe Freschl, making a bold bid to win the indi vidual championship, fired 154 and 412, his fourth 400-set In the last five matches. Ed Blakeney’s 148—410 gave Hi Skor the edge in a sweep over Brookland while Arcadia trimmed Bethesda, 2-1, with Pinky Bradt’s 144 and 387 best. Byrd-McSpaden Duel Marks Golf Finale At New Orleans By the Associated Press. NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 28.—A two man battle between Sammy Byrd and Harold McSpaden will unfold today when they play their final 18 holes in the New Orleans $5,000 War Bond golf tournament. McSpaden, who led the field until yesterday, faltered on the third round with a 1-under-par 71, while Byrd cashed in with a 3-under-par 69, tallying eight birdies to Mc Spaden’s two. Byrd, the former Yankee out fielder, plugged away with consistent shooting and came up with a 36—33 —69 that garnered him 212 for the 54 holes and put him on top by two strokes over the former pace setter, McSpaden, who scored a 37— 36—73, totaling 214. Byron Nelson shot the second best third-round score of 71, which was matched by Claude Harmon. Nelson moved ahead of Chick Harbert, who came up with a 75, taking 6s on the ninth and 16th holes and dropping back to fourth place. Winging out in front by substan tial margins, Byrd and McSpaden have developed the tournament into a two-man contest for the last day. Both have survived the tricky, wind swept course much better than their rivals in the first three rounds. Yes terday’s wind, however, was not as bad as Saturday’s, but it served to hold down the scores on the lengthy No. 1 City Park course. A crowd of 5,000 spectators trudged the course yesterday. Whizzer Is 'Boley' In South Pacific By the Associated Press. A SOUTH PACIFIC NAVAL BASE, Feb. 28.—When Whizzer White, former All-America foot ball star, arrived as a commis sioned officer, his shipmates didn’t know what to call him. ' “Byron,” his real name, “is too dignified,” they said, “and Whiz ber is too collegiate for wartime use.” Then one night a movie was shown, with Jack Oakie playing the part of a football star named Bolinlowitz. Since then they call • White “Boley.” Roman of Miami Earns Outdoor Writers' Prize Ey the Associated Press. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 28.— Miami (Fla.) Herald’s outdoor editor, Erl Roman, campaigned successfully to have 100 miles of Southern Florida canals cleaned of plant growth and restocked with game fish. For that achievement he has won the 1944 Baxter Award of the Out door Writers of America, presented annually to the member who con tributes most to conservation. Grid Bores Sinkwich's Sister, Softball Star By the Associated Press. Kitty Sinkwich, Flat-Foot Frankie’s sister, who did a neat job of hurling on a Youngstown (Ohio) war plant softball team before joining the WACS, tells friends, “Football bores me and always has, but softball— there’s a game.” New Lot of Nearby Dog Shows To Keep D. C. Fanciers Busy By R. R. TAYNTON. The dog show is away from this vicinity for the next several weeks, much of it going to the Midwest. However, those who can get there will find a double-header in Atlantic City next month. It is hoped the fanciers going there will get a bet ter break in weather, which in the '^st has been none too favorable. April will see the tide set this way ‘.gain, and from then until late in ihe year there will be a dog show within fairly easy traveling distance r^ery week end. The crop of new show-giving clubs a somewhat surprising. Apparently % new high in show giving is about *o be set. Baltimore, Westminster And Boston had fine entries and pates. Even the match put on by the Fotomac Boxer Club here last Sun lay played to a full house. Anybody want to start a kennel tlub? Anderson’s Show Scores. John Anderson’s chow chow, Honey Boy of Glenmont, went to Boston last week to take a winner’s and best of winner’s rosette under Arthur Forbusp. Apparently there are two schools of thought on judging dogs. Dr. Jarrett of Philadelphia, all-arounder of many years standing, stated the principles of one when he said, “If it won’t show it isn’t a show dog." Mrs. John Wagner typified the other when she put up to best adult in the match a dog that would neither pose nor gait, basing her opinion on those excellences she perceived when the dog wasn't looking. The truth must be somewhere be tween the two. All the points should not be awarded on the basis of clever handling or training. Nor could they justifiably be given to a dog that does not demonstrate his ability to stand on his own four legs and to move them in an acceptable manner. Two Views of Judging. Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Cooley of Portland, Oreg., have been making a tour of Eastern Shetland sheepdog kennels since attending the West minster Kenrtel Club show. Last stop before starting the long trip home was Beech Tree Farm, near Falls Church. Their Ch. Laurelridge War King, winner of the working group in his home town show, was mated with Beech Tree Judy. National Capital Kennel Club is offering as an extracurricular at traction a special showing of brace and team classes. These seldom have been featured outside the Westminster show. Braces consist of well-matched pairs of dogs and teams are four of a kind. There will be special prizes for the best braces and best teams in each group and probably for those in the breeds. So if you have a pair of dogs alike, better start training them to double harness. The show is April 30, so there's none too much time to teach them to walk In step. Knox Football Player, Now Winning in Italy, Recalls 29 Losses By JOHN LARDNER. SOMEWHERE IN ITALY, Feb. 38 (By Special Radio to NANA).— Once Knox College in Illinois was famous as “Old Siwash.” Then a few years ago it got famous agtln for its football teams, which lost 39 games in a row. Every one knew about Knox in those days and your correspondent wrote at least one story yearly about this deathless chain of defeat, but I never met a Knox football player till this week. It appears there is a formula which goes with meeting a Knox player. “Where did you play football?” you say. "Knox College in Galesburg, 111.,” says the subject. “Oh,” you say, “you mean the school where-” “Yes. that’s right,” says the sub ject. “You’ve got it. Twenty-nine straight.” Stewart Heads Supply Unit. The subject in this case was Lt. Col. James T. Stewart, who com mands a transport battalion supply ing the Anzlo beachhead. It’s get tint so you meet everybody In Italy. The place haa became the eucoeesor of North Africa, which in turn was successor of Broadway and Forty second street. Col. Stewart’s men have as tough and stedlly tense a Job as any in the Army. They ride the ships be tween Ando and a supply base al most as regularly as conductors ride a suburban railroad line. For obvious reasons the Germans like to make this Anzio shuttle service red hot and they heckle It with every form of explosive trinket at their disposal. Col. Stewart is wearing a small new wrinkle between his eyebrows In token of the responsibility of getting the job done and keeping the morale up. "I won my first wrinkle In the retreat from Gafsa a year ago this month," he said. Goes Through Formula. He did not reveal himself as a Knox man until we had talked about the war-and life for a half hour while I waited for an LST to take me back to the beachhead. Then the gruesome fact came out and he went through the Knox formula— “Yea, that’s right,” said the colonel, “you’ve got it. Twenty-nine straight.” He added hastily that his playing days as fullback did not coincide absolutely with the great doormat era at Knox. “Don’t get me wrong,” said the colonel. "I wee i freshmen when the greet streak ended. What a day! We beat Beloit. Lloyd Bur dett and then Ice-House Reynolds came along and got our football situation straightened out and dur ing my varsity years we were doing pretty well. We won about 75 per cent of our games, as I remember.” Not even the Pascist Italian Army In its heyday could boast such a long and powerful losing streak as Knox, and Cert. Stewart, like other Knox men, takes a certain quiet pride In the fact. “But I am/glad we got It over with,” he said. “There la such a thing as carrying a thing too far.” (Copyright, 1844, by Bell Syndic* t*. Ine.) Campaign by Treasury Cuts Bootlegging Activity A sharp drop In still seizures and moonshlnlng arrests last month has inclined enforcement officials to the belief that the Treasury’s recent campaign to avert a large-scale resurgence of bootlegging had been successful. The department’s monthly report I Federal Storage I I Company I S Every Modern Facility lor the Sale Handling I ■ and Carl oI HouteholA Trtaiuret ■ I 1701 FLORIDA AVENUE ADAMS 5600 I ^ v_E. K. MORRIS. Prealdent Jf >laoed the number of stills taken luring January at 413, compared with 680 in December and 447 a rear ago. Arrests were down from 1,160 in December to 886 last month, 19 higher than in January, 1943. Liquor seizures dropped from r,312 gallons in December to 5,040 n January, compared with 3,536 rations a year earlier. WATCH REPAIRING owum Watch Crystal*, Us \JJ A PlC'C DIAMONDS TT AUC 9 WATCHES •IS IMS N.S. JEWELRY laith Bra. has tarred the pub He during S wan. Now our pro duction it war-reduced but wo ore distributing it fairly—trying to bring oreryborfy toothing re lief from coughs due to colds. Black or Montbob-stiU SI. . smith] COtfOH DROPS* rJ UlrrmuMMAmMA ITS TELEVISION HERE'S WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT TELEVISION ENTERTAINMENT Lika JUfaao, Ship's Cask, 2ai Class, declares, **I enjoy television broadcasts of singing stars, drama and music." David Cinpbill, Phanaaclsfs Mata, 2id Glass, states. To looking forward to seeing top-flight comedians and famous news broadcasts." Jmu Prim, Sums, lit Class, •ays, "Television broadcasts are grand entertainment. I like to see football and box ing telecasts.” WlllaaH. Mbs, Mar's Mata, 2nd Class, says, "It’s a bit thrill to see sports televised. And I to for cartoons and all movies, too.” Bringing Cheering Entertainment Right into Army and Navy Hospitals in the New York Area NE of the most thrilling and in spiring demonstrations of tele vision is going on in the New York Metropolitan area. In all of the seven Army and Navy convalescent hospitals, side and wounded service men are en joying motion picture films, animated cartoons and newsreels, as well as "live” visual entertainment—thanks to 55 tele vision receivers donated, installed and serviced by NBC, General Electric and Radio Corporation of America. TELEVISION IS ON THE MARCH Since the first of the year television homes in the New York area have been enjoying outstanding television enter tainment seven nights a week. Regular network television reaches four states at frequent intervals: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. These programs originate at the National Broadcasting Company in New York, and are relayed for simul taneous telecasting to die General Elec tric transmitter in Schenectady and the Philco transmitter in Philadelphia. Currently, NBC is televising sports events from Madison Square Garden. Thousands have thrilled to exciting news telecasts, such as the recent show ing of the U. S. Marine Corps films of the landing on Tarawa. When this war is won, Radio Cor poration of America will be in the fore front, as it has been from the start, working to bring television to the na tion as a whole. This means building the finest of television receivers at a price you can afford. It means, also, building the finest of television trans mitting equipment, a broadcasting field in which RCA has always excelled. FM— STATIC-FREE RECEPTION In both television and FM much scien tific progress has been made in the application of radio in the war. Even now FM carries the sound part of television. The RCA home instrument of the future—whether radio, phono graph or television receiver—will in corporate the famous RCA-developed FM Radio Circuit. RADIO CORPORATION OP AMERICA LEADS THE WAY In Radio... Television... Phonographs.. .Records... Tubes... mnd Electronics Television Highlights I of the Week I in New York I II il || 11 m 11| mm iWMBM pppr ■fl Ail NBC over WNBT offer* a feature m||N film and exciting film shorts in ■ swiia eluding ope sponsored by Fire stone. Relayed to WRGB, Schenectady. DuMONT from its own studio I W2XWV presents "live” shown I and films. 1 DuMONT (W2XWV) televises cartoons and "live” entertainment from its studio. mCBS over station WCBW features u rip-sporting, fast-action Western movies. ™CBS (WCBW) broadcasts news films and hits that die whole fam ■ ily will enjoy. NBC (WNBT) is picking up from Madison Square Garden boxing bouts, hockey games and other sports events. DuMONT (W2XWV) features screen hit* and studio shows, also special cartoons.