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'Young Set' Assured
Os Semifinal Spof
In WGCC Tourney
The “young set” in golf will
have at least one of its own in
tomorrow’s semifinal round of
the Washington Golf and Coun
try Club I nvitation tournament.
Jay Randolph, 19-year-old
former George Washington Uni
versity captain and Kay Fletch
er of the University of Florida
meet in one of eight matches
today. Another youngster, Henry
Kerfoot. jr., of Wake Forest,
plays Keith Kallio, the public
links star.
The remainder of the field is
made up of long established
players from the area. Today’s
pairings have Bobby Brownell of
Chevy Chase against Ben Hartig
of Bethesda. and Ralph Bogart
of Chevy Chase against Spencer
Overton, the veteran Rolling
Road star who recently won the
Maryland State title. Brownell,
Bogart and Overton were semi
finalists last year along with
Vollney Burnett Brownell beat-
Burnett of Indian Spring, 7 and
6, to win the title for the second
straight time
Brownell and Bogart con
tinued to master par yesterday
and many expect the two in
surance business partners to
meet in the final round Sunday.
They tied for medal honors, each
with 68.
Brownell was 2 under par in
disposing of Joe Regan of East
Potomac, 2 and 1, while Bogart
was 4 under in eliminating
Harold Dorsey of Rolling Road,
6 and 5.
Top match yesterday was be
tween Overton and Claude Wild,
who has never won this tourna
ment on his own grounds. Wild,
who set the oourse record of 64
at Washington in medal play in
this tournament last year,
missed a 3-foot putt on the 19th
hole to lose to Overton yesterday.
Overton sank his 2-footer for
a birdie. The results:
Bobby Brownell. Chevy Chase, de
feated Joe Regan. Potomac, 2 and 1;
Ben Hartig, Manor, defeated Marty
Parks. Bonnie View. 1 up; Keith Kallo.
East Potomac, defeated Don Wrenn,
Fairfax. 5 and 3: Henry Kerfoot. jr.,
Washington, defeated George Graham,
East Potomac 7 and 6; Ralph Bogart.
Chevy Chase, defeated Harold Dorsey.
Rolling Road. 8 and 5. Spencer Overton,
Rolling Road, defeated Claude Wild,
Washington 1 up in 19 holes; Jay Ran
dolph Bethesda, defeated H. H Hair,
Washington. 5 and 3; Kay Fletcher,
Bethesda. defeated Earl Chase, unat
tached. 1 up.
Regatta
(Continued From Page C-l.)
be replaced by Keith Riely from
the jayvee shell.
“Riely had two years with the
varsity before he went back to
the jayvee shell,” said Ulbrick
son, “but he’s not as good as
Thomas or Butch wouldn’t have
beaten him out for the varsity.”
The Navy mentor could see
little difference in the two. be
cause of Riely’s varsity experi
ence, remarking:
“I don’t think Washington
was hurt by the loss of Thomas.”
All 11 coaches were polled by
newsmen, and nine including
Callow picked Navy. Ulbrickson
choose his Huskies, while an
other coach said it was a toss
up between Navy and Washing
ton.
Both Callow and Ulbrickson
refused to be quoted on any vic
tory statement.
“Let’s just say we’re going to
wait and find out,” said Cal
low, who didn’t appear worried
too much.
“See me after the race,” Ul
brickson said. “We’ve got a
good strong crew but we don’t
know what the conditions will
be tomorrow.”
Cornell and Pennsylvania re
ceived some runner-up votes in
the coaches’ poll.
GW Fifth as Third Round
Opens in Dinghy Races
By tha Associated Press
BALBOA, Calif., June 18.—
Harvard, the defending cham
pion, was showing the way to
day as the third round opened
in the 18th annual National In
tercollegiate dinghy sailing cham
pionship on Newport Bay.
The Crimson had 174 points
with 26 of the 32 races run.
Massachusetts Institute of Tech
nology was second wtih 172;
UCLA 157, King’s Point, N. Y..
155, George Washington 152,
University of Washington 142,
Ohio State 98 and Purdue 82.
MlT’s chances were hurt yes
terday by a disqualification for
fouling.
Alain De Berc of MIT was the
Individual scoring leader with 94
points and Jim Nathanson of
Harvard and Jim Buchan of
Washington were tied for second
with 87.
Redskins Sign Berschef,
’52 Draftee From Illinois
Marvin Berschet, an Illinois
tackle drafted two years ago by
the Redskins for future delivery,
has signed with the Washington
eleven for 1954, General Man
ager Dick McCann announced
today.
Captain of Illinois’ 1952 Rose
Bowl football team, and also
captain of the track team,
Berschet stands 6-foot-2, weighs
220 pounds, and is 24 years old.
His weight hasn’t varied a pound
in the two years he has been in
the Air Force, an indication that
he’ll report to training camp in
good condition. Berschet was a
first lieutenant.
The Redskins’ newest recruit
was highly recommended by the
team’s Big Ten Conference scout.
He graduated with a bachelor of
science degree in agriculture and
is married to Martha Jo Roberts,
an Ohio girl whom Berschet met
on the Rose Bowl trip.
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CHAMPION SCORES WITH A RlGHT—Heavyweight Champion Rocky Marciano, blood streaming from cuts over and under his
left eye, jarred Ezzard Charles with this solid right to the jaw in the 13th round of their bruising title fight last night at Yankee
Stadium, Rocky continued hammering away at the challenger at the same pace in the last two rounds to win a unanimous deci
sion and Veep his title after a tough battle. —AP Wirephoto.
Fight
(Continued From Page C-l.)
by Charles’ ability to take a
punch and by his power. I just
couldn’t get going early. I guess
I was dull. But at the finish I
was plenty fresh, not the least
bit tired.”
It was pointed out to Rocky
that he never could pin Charles
to the ropes, one of his pet
maneuvers to set up an opponent
for a kayo.
“Yes, I tried but couldn’t hem
him in,” Rocky said. “He was
smart and strong.”
Would he knock him out the
next time?
“Well, I’d say I’d fight him
different,” Marciano replied.
“Charles will never be the
same again,” said Rocky’s little
trainer, Charley Goldman. “The
next time it will be like Rocky
against (Joe) Louis, (Lee) Sa
vold and Walcott the second
time.”
Challenger Wins Respect.
No matter what may happen
the next time, there’s no doubt
that Charles won more respect
in this loss than in any of his
most glittering victories. Mar
ciano hit him after the bell
several times and a few of the
champion’s blows strayed below
the waist, but the challenger
didn’t squawk.
Through the first four rounds
he bewildered the champion with
left jabs, hooks and rights and
successfully tied up the flat
footed, stalking Marciano.
“He was jabbing good and get
ting his right to my head and
body,” the frank titleholder said.
Charles looked like the greatest
18-to-5 underdog bet you ever
saw until then.
Rocky unlimbered his left
hooks to take the fifth. In the
sixth the often wild swinging
Marciano rocked Charles with a
terrific right to the jaw and
solid hook to the stomach.
Ball Saved Him, Rocky Says.
“I dazed him but the bell saved
him,” the Rock said.
The 10th was another big
round for the champion and he
almost felled Charles with his
looping “Suzy Q” right. In the
11th he came close to dropping
his taller rival with a right and
a blazing hook to the body.
Charles fired back often
enough but his punches had lost
their steam. In the final round
as Rocky went out to clinch the
verdict, Charles barely staved
off a knockout. The challenger
staggered all over the ring with
his hands waist high while Rocky
shellacked him.
“I don’t know what held him
up,” the admiring champion
said. “He sure has what it
takes.”
Financial Facts
On Title Bout
By tha Associated Press
NEW YORK, June 19.—Finan
cial facts and figures of last
night's Rocky Marciano-Ezzard
Charles heavyweight title bout
at Yankee Stadium:
• Paid attendance—47,sßs.
Gross receipts—ss43,o92.
State and Federal taxes—s 73,439.
Net receipts—s469,6s3.
Radio receipts—s3s,ooo.
Theater-TV receipts—slßß,ooo (esti
mated)
Marciano's share of Bet (40 per cent)
—5187,861.
Charles' share of net (20 per cent)—
$93,930
Marciano’s share of radio and theater-
TV—sßß,loo (estimated).
Charles' share of radio and theater-
TV—s44 050 (estimated).
Marciano's total pur5e—5275,961.20
(estimated).
Charles' total purse—sl37,9Bo.Bo (es
timated)
Movie receipts—To be determined
later.
Joe Gannon Beats Rowan
On Title Fight Card
Special Dispatch to The Star
NEW YORK. June 18.—Light
heavyweight Joe Gannon of
Washington outpointed Joe
Rowan of Philadelphia in one
of the six-round supporting
matches on last night’s Mar
ciano-Charles fight card.
Gannon is a stablemate of
Marciano’s, and was brought out
of retirement last year when
Manager A1 Weill liked his style
while sparring against Marciano.
Gannon weighed 175% last
night to Rowan’s 177.
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Scorecards of Title Fight
By the Associated Press
NEW YORK, June 18.—Scorecards of last night’s Rocky Mar
ciano-Ezzard Charles heavyweight title bout at Yankee Stadium:
• 1 2 3 * 6 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Referee Ruby Goldstein... C 2 Ml E C2M2M2CI Cl Ml Ml M 2 E M2CI M 2
Rounds—B-6-2. Points—Ml3-C7.
Judge Harold Barnes Cl Cl Ml C 2 E M 2 Cl Ml M 2 M 3 M 2 Cl M 2 Cl M 3
Rounds—B-6-1. Points—Ml6-C7.
Judge Arthur Aidala Cl Cl Cl C 2 Ml M 2 E Cl Ml M 2 M 2 Ml M 2 Ml M 2
Rounds—9-5-1. Points—Ml4-C6.
4,000 Fans Turn Out
First Drive-In Theater Fight TV
Is Artistic, Financial Success
By George Huber
Sidney Lußt, the movie theater
operator who tried out theater
television of the Marciano-
Charles fight at his Hillside
Drive-In Theater last night, is
as happy as a kid with a new
toy.
It was the first attempt at
outdoor theater television in this
section of the country and the
show went off without a hitch.
The picture came in big and
clear, and about 4,000 persons
showed up in their automobiles
to make the event a financial
as well as artistic success.
At a rather stiff entrance fee
of $3.50 apiece, of which $1.50
went to the fighters, this made
a nice addition to the total gate
receipts for the fight. In addi
ion to the customers who paid
their way in, there must have
been close to 2,000 other persons
watching the show for free from
outside the fence along a high
spot on the Marlboro pike.
Lust himself was so pleased
with the way things went he
plans to enlarge his theater tele
vision operations, putting the
gadget next at his Beltsville
Drive-In. “I’ll show anything
that comes along now,” he
said, “fights of course, but also
opera, musical comedy and what
ever they have to offer.
Lightweight Contenders
Clash on TV Tonight
By tha Aisociatod Pros
NEW YORK. June 18.—Light
weight Contenders Orlando Zu
lueta of Cuba and Johnny Gon
salves of Oakland, Calif., are
rated even for their 10-round
bout at Madison Square Garden
tonight.
(The bout will be televised
in Washington by WNBW
starting at 10 o’clock.
The 25-year-old Zulueta is the
second ranking contender and
Gonsalves is ranked third. The
winner may get a shot at the
victor of the lightweight title
fight between Champion Paddy
DeMarco and Jimmy Carter.
Zulueta has won four in a
row this year and now has a
50-19-9 record Gonsalves, with
two straight wins, has a 36-8-1
slate.
It will be a battle of left hands
between two smart, fast-punch
ing boxers with not too much
power.
400 Compete Tomorrow
In Police Club Track
About 400 youngsters will com
pete in the annual Police Boys’
Club track meet tomorrow at
Eastern High Stadium. The
meet starts at 11 a.m.
Contestants will be -divided
into four weight classes, plus
junior unlimited and senior un
limited divisions. Gold, silver
and bronze medals will go to
leaders in individual events.
Miniature gold track shoes
also will be presesnted high point
scorers in senior and junior di
visions and a team trophy also
will be presented.
Phillies Sign Pitcher
KENOSHA, Wis., June 18 (>P)
—George Barvinchak, 21-year
old ace of the Northwestern Uni
versity pitching staff, was signed
yesterday by the Phillies at their
tryout camp here. He will report
to Terre Haute.
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“Even If nobody comes. I’ll
enjoy it myself,” he dlclared,
"I’m going to be my own best
customer.”
The Hillside could have han
dled at least another 1,000
spectators last night without a
hitch. It was the first time
theater TV of a fight around
Washington has not drawn a
capacity crowd, but all other
shows have been held at the
regular indoor theaters with
their more limited capacities.
No traffic jams developed lead
ing to the theater, and there was
only one attempt at a car to
“gate-crash” the event. This one
got away with it, incidentally,
driving through the portal with
out paying and getting quickly
lost in the numerous rows of
other autos.
There was an air of informal
ity at the Hillside Theater, with
the spectators wandering around,
visiting friends in other autos
and generally having a picnic.
At those times during the fight
when the action was brisk the
customers showed their approval
by blowing their horns. Some of
them added a little confusion to
the evening by turning off the
individual loud speakers with
which each parking place is
equipped and using their car
tadios to get a description of the
fight.
Rocky's Mother
Prays, Then Won't
Listen to Fight
By tha Associated Prass
BROCKTON, Mass., June 18.—
Mrs. Lena Marchegiano observed
her usual custom of not listen
ing to the radio last night as
her son, Rocky Marciano, suc
cessfully defended-his world’s
heavyweight championship in
New York.
Mrs. Marchegiano prayed for
her son at St. Patrick’s Church
before Rocky’s fight with Ezzard
Charles at Yankee Stadium and
then spent the evening with her
sister, Mrs. Lucy Parziale.
“I’m very happy,” is all. she’d
say when she learned of her
son’s victory, then added she
gets too excited if she listens.
Misses Fry and Brough
Gain London Net Finals
By tha Atioclatod Pratt
LONDON, June 18. —Shirley
Fry of Akron, Ohio, and Louise
Brough of Beverly Hills, Calif.,
stroked their way into the finals
of the women’s singles In the
London lawn tennis champion
ships today with straight-set vic
tories over fellow Americans.
Miss Fry beat Mrs. Margaret
du Pont of Wilmington, Del.,
6 —3, 6—3, while Miss Brough
beat Mrs. Betty Pratt of South
Orange, N. J., 6 —o, 6—o.
The tournament at the Queen’s
Club is a tuneup for the Wim
bledon championships beginning
Monday.
Miss Fry and Miss Brough will
meet in the finals tomorrow.
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7 Marks Under Fire
As 400 Take Part
In AAU Track Meet
By the Associated Press
ST. LOUIS, June 18.—Seven
meet records stand in danger to
night as more than 400 of the
Nation’s best—including seven
Olympic champions—move into
action in the 66th annual Na
tional AAU track and field
championships.
The 21-event meet, which runs
tonight and tomorrow night at
the St. Louis Public School Sta
dium, climaxes the outdoor track
season.
Only three defending cham
pions, including Kansas’ Wes
Santee, will be missing from the
field.
With Santee out because of
Marine summer camp training,
Luxembourg’s Josy Barthel, who
won the 1,500 meter event at the
Olympics, figures to be the fa
vorite in the 25-man mile field.
Santee holds the AAU mile
standard of 4:07.6 set at Dayton,
Ohio, last year.
The New York Athletic Club
is the defending champion of
the meet.
Southern California's Ernie
Shelton, who has cleared the bar
at 6 foot 10% inches within the
past week, expects to try for the
elusive seven-foot high jump
mark.
Mai Whitfield’s 1:51.5 half
mile AAU record may be topped
tonight, along with Parry
O’Brien’s 57-foot 11 *4-inch shot
put mark. Other records that
may fall include Walt Davis’ 6-
foot 11 Vi-inch high-jump mark,
Steve Seymour’s 248-foot 10-
inch javelin throw, J. W. Mash
burn’s 440-yard mark of 0:47.1
and Fortune Gordien’s 183-foot
9%-inch discus heave.
O’Brien, 1952 Olympic champ
of the Los Angeles Athletic Club,
holds the world shotput mark
with a toss of 60 feet 10 inches.
Davis and Charlie Capozzoli,
three-mile winner, are the other
two defending champions who
will be missing from the meet
with Santee.
Other gold - medal Olympic
champions entered include Hor
ace Ashenfelter, defending two
mile steeplechase champion;
former Illinois U. star Bob Rich
ards in the pole vault, Lindy
Remlgino in the 100-meter dash,
Andy Stanfield in the 200-meter
event and Whitfield, the 800-
meter titlist.
Tonight’s schedule:
Track Events.
1:15 p.m. (EST)—Six-mile run
(finals)..
P.m. —4140-yard hurdles trials.
8:20 p.m.—Bßo-yard trials.
8:35 p.m.—loo-yard trials.
8:55 p.m.—120-yard high hurdles
trials.
9:20 p.m.—loo-yard semi-finals.
9:30 p.m.—120-yard high hurdles
semi-finals.
- 9:45 p.m.—440-yard trials.
10:00 p.m.—loo-yard finals.
10:10 p.m.—120-vard high hurdles
finals.
10:20 p.m.—One-mile finals.
10:35 p.m.—440-yard hurdles finals.
Field Events.
7:30 p.m.—Hammer throw trials and
finals, broad jump trials and finals, high
Jump trials and finals.
8:00 p.m.—Shot put trials and finals.
8:30 p.m.—Javelin trials.
Consistency Pays Off
The same number of peoplfe
paid their way into Busch Sta
dium to see the Cardinals play
twice in a week. A crowd of 26,-
662 saw the Dodgers and Car
dinals play April 27, a Tuesday.
The following Sunday the same
number watched the Cardinals
and Giants play a double
header.
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CAMP LEJEUNE, N. C„ June
18.—Wes Santee, the American
mile record holder who has been
in the Marines less than a week,
goes after the Marine half-mile
record today after lowering the
mile standard to 4:07 yesterday.
The former Kansas star now
stationed at Quantico, who set
the American record of 4:00.6
two weeks ago today, was un
challenged yesterday as he low
ered the Marine standard while
running in the concurrent Ma
rine and Navy championsips.
Second was Charles Benfleld of
Quantico in 4:32,7.
Out-of-Town Teams
To Enter Recreation
Track Meet June 26
The fourth annual track and
field meet sponsored by the Dis
trict Recreation Department will
be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June
26, at Banneker Recreation field.
Entries must be in the office
of the Recreation Department,
3149 Sixteenth street N.W., not
later than 5 p.m., next Thursday.
The fee is 35 cents for each in
dividual per event.
A number of out-of-town
teams are expected to compete,
including the Baltimore Olympic
Club, the Penn A. C., New York
Pionner Club, Philadelphia Col
legiate Track and Field Club
and the Shanahan Catholic Club
of Philadelphia. District teams
include the Falcon Track and
Field Club and Melrose A. C. as
well as unattached performers
from schools in the area.
Events include the 100, 220
and 440-yard dashes, 880-yard
rim, one-mile, 120-yard high
hurdles, shot put (12 pounds),
pole vault, broad jump, high
jump, sprint relay and one-mile
relay. Also two special events
are scheduled, the scholastic
100-yard dash and mile run,
open only to high or prep school
students enrolled in the last
year.
Further information may be
obtained by calling the Recrea
tion Department, Adams 4-2050,
extension 8.
Rams Sign Van Brocklin
For Three More Years
By tha Associated Press
LOS ANGELES, June 18-
Quarterback Norm Van Brock
lin has a new 3-year contract
with the Los Rams.
Announcing the signing yes
terday, Coach Hampton Pool
said: “We are very pleased to
have Norm signed through 1956.
At 28, he is just approaching his
peak and should be good for at
least five or six more seasons.”
The former University of Ore
gon star has completed 528 of
976 passes for 8,516 yards and
70 touchdowns in five seasons
with the Rams. He has a Na
tional Football League record of
554 yards gained in one game,
against the old New York Yan
kees in 1951.
Bell Reports Progress
In Canadian Talks
By tha Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA, June 18.—
Commissioner Bert Bell of the
National Football League has
met once and is to meet again
with Canadian Football League
officials on disputed contracts,
Bell said yesterday.
He said that at a meeting
Monday “considerable progress”
was made in discussions with
Commissioner Sidney Halter of
the Western Provincial Rugby
Union and President Roy Robert
son of the Big Four.
The NFL has accused the Ca
nadian leagues of violating NFL
contracts by signing NFL players.
Minor Leagues
By tha Associated Prass
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE.
Beattie. 5; San Diego. 4 (10 innings).
Oakland. 5; Los Angeles, 3.
Sacramento, 4; Portland. 3 (10
Innings).
Hollywood, 1: San Francisco. 0.
INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE.
Havana. B—2; Syracuse. s—l.
Montreal, 11; Rochester, 4.
Toronto. 7; Ottawa. 5 (10 innings).
(Only games scheduled )
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION.
St. Paul. 21: Columbus, 6.
Kansas City. 3; Toledo, 0.
(Only games scheduled.)
TEXAS LEAGUE.
Beaumont, 4: Dallas, 1.
Shreveport. 4: Fort Worth. 2.
Oklahoma City. 6: Houston. 4.
San Antonio, 4: Tulsa. 2.
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION.
Atlanta. 3—3; Memphis. I—2.
Mobile, 2; Chattanooga. 1.
Little Rock, 7; Birmingham. 1.
Nashville, 5; New Orleans, 3 (10
Innings).
SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE.
Macon, 6; Charlotte. 4.
Savannah. 13; Montgomery, 3.
Jacksonville. i 0: Columbus, 3.
Columbia at Augusta, postponed.
EASTERN LEAGUE.
Williamsport, 4; Albany. 1.
Reading. 12: Binghamton. 8.
Allentown. 2; Elmira. 1.
(Only games scheduled.)
WESTERN LEAGUE.
Denver. 27: Sioux City. 8.
Des Moines. 16: Colorado Springs. 12.
Lincoln, 9: Pueblo. 8.
Omaha, 10; Wichita. 4.
PIEDMONT LEAGUE.
Colonial Helghts-Petersburg, 6—o:
Hagerstown. 2—3. > _
Newoprt News. 9; Lancaster. 0.
York. 4—l: Portsmouth, I—3.
The half-mile mark Santee
will attack today is 1:57.4 set
last year by Jerome Walters of
Camp Pendleton. Bantee has
done better than that a num
ber of times this season, with
his best a 1:50 two weeks ago
while beating Mai Whitfield.
Marine Bill Miller of Camp
Pendleton, 'the collegiate javelin
record holder from Arizona
State who was second in the
Olympics, tossed the spear 228
feet 10 inches to win yesterday.
Quantico had two other win
ners in the first day of the meet.
Bill Bodner took the shot put
with 44 feet, and Art Garcia
won the 3-mile run in 15:40.6.
Bill Parks Seeks Title
In Eastern School Golf
Special Dispatch to Tha Star
WATERTOWN, Conn., June
18.—Bill Parks of Friends School
in Washington hoped to win the
Eastern Interscholastic golf
tournament here at Taft School
today.
However, Parks, son of Lt.
Gen. Floyd Parks, commander
of the 2d Army, came up against
the tournament’s big surprise in
this morning's semifinals—Oliver
Cook, who couldn’t even make
the varsity squad at Choate
School.
Cook, a member of the school’s
junior varsity team, beat Ed
O’Donnell, 3 and 2, and Tony
McCullough, 2 and 1, in the first
two rounds. O’Donnell and Mc-
Cullough both are from Law
renceville, >N. J.*"
Parks, one of three brothers
who this tournament,
advanced by beating Tony Earle
of Hill School in Pennsylvania.
4 and 3, and Terry Kistler of
Exeter School, New Hampshire,
1 up, in 19 holes.
Other semiflnalists are Don
Merklebach of Hill School and
Stedman Morris of Woodberry
Forest, Va.
This morning’s winners meet
this afternoon in the 18-hole
final round.
Eight Matches Today
In Recreation Tennis
Eight matches are scheduled
today in the District Recreation
Department tennis tournament
in preparation for the windup
tomorrow and Saturday. Today’s
action begins at 6 p.m. on the
Rock Creek courts.
Yesterday, Mort Stimler quali
fied for today’s quarter-finals in
the men’s singles bracket by
overtaking Edgar Lee, 3—6, 6—l,
6—3. Barbara Cage and Loretta
Lowe reached the women’s semi
finals with respective victories
over Joyce Leek, 6—2, 6—3, and
Lena Greene, 6—l, 6—o.
Two other women’s matches
were interrupted by darkness
after splitting two sets. The
singles match between Louise
Ralph and Christine de Maison
celle and the doubles between
Nancy Gates-Joyce Leek and
Francis Barry-Josephine Conk
lin will be completed this after
noon.
Today’s pairings: 1
Men’s singles. Quarterfinals —Elton
King vs. Bob Cage. Arnold Kotz vs.
Denny Barnes, Hal Freeman vs. Mort
Stimler.
Men’s doubles, second round—Ernest
Ingram and Dave Shibley vs. Bob Bar
rett and Dan Easum. Quarterfinal —
Peter Dell and Leif Beck vs. Bud Day
and Mort Stimler.
Women’s singles, semifinals—Loretta
Lowe vs. Lanier Dunn. Barbara Cage
vs. winner ot Ralph-de Malsoncelle
match.
Net 72 Wins Tourney
Mrs. Isidore Laskin posted an
89-17—72 and Mrs. Morton
Rabineau shot a 93 gross to
share the honors in the ladies’
day golf tournament yesterday
at Indian Spring Country Club.
Mrs. Eli Amanuel was best put
ter with 30, while Mrs. Joseph
Hopkinson of Kenwood topped
‘the guests with 92-15—77.
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Three Ex-Champions
Play in Semifinals
OfWomen'sWestem
By tha Associated Prass
WAUKEGAN, HI., June 18.—
Three former champions and
another veteran pro seeking her
first triumph in the tournament
teed off today in the semtflnala
of the Women’s Western Open
golf.
Patty Berg, winner in 1951,
1948, 1943 and 1941, faced Betty
Jameson, who captured tha
crown in 1942 and was runnerup
in 1952.
Betty Hicks, chasing her first
Western Open crown, squared off
against Louise Suggs, leading
money-winner on the women*a
circuit this season.
Miss Suggs trounced Patty 6
and 5 in the 1953 finals at her
hometown, Atlanta, and also won
the title in 1949, 1947 and 1946.
She and Patty are trying to be
come the first five-time winner
of the meet in a 25-year history.
Miss Berg continued her par
busting yesterday in defeating
Mrs. Paul Dye, jr., Indianapolis
amateur, 6 and 5. Patty had six
birdies.
Miss Jameson, the Texas vet
eran, one-putted the last flv»
greens for a 6 and 5 decision
over Betsy Rawls.
Miss Suggs eliminated Bever
ly Hanson 1 up.
Miss Hicks defeated Mrs. Alic*
Bauer Hagge, 1 up in 19 holes,
tapping in a seven-foot putt for
a birdie three to close the match.
The Women’s Golf Associa
tion, announced that the 1955
Western Open will be June 23-
26 at Maple Bluff Country Club
in Madison, Wis., and for tha
first time will be played as a
72-hole medal tournament.
Pro Cager's Automobile
Kills Young Daughter
By tha Auaciated Prats
FORT WAYNE, Ind., June 18.
—Sandra Ellen Share, 14-month
old daughter of Charley Share,
pro basketball player, was killed
last night by her father’s auto
mobile in the driveway of the
family home.
Share had washed the car and
was driving it into the garage.
The little girl had come out of
the house unnoticed and was run
over by a rear wheel.
Share is a member of the Mil
waukee Hawks team in the Na
tional Basketball Association.
He formerly played with the Fort
Wayne Pistons. ___
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