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Aquehongas And Caseys r Prepared For Clash i On Tottenville Field I I --- Baseball fans in thrones will head for Tottenville tonight, where the Knights of Columbus baseball team of this city and the Aquehongas of Tottenville are scheduled to play. The game will be played on Aque honga field and will get under way about 6:30 o'clock. The probable lineup of the teams: Caseys Leahy, ss; Burke, 2b; Homer, If: Coley, lb: Dzurilla. cf: Lynch, c: Mazurek 3b; Jacobs rf; Collins, p. Aquehongas Lyons. If; Paugh, cf; Hallowell, rf: A. Knott, ss; Tague. 2b; W. Knott, 3b: Burke, lb; Knesel. c: ' Romer, p. There are two points of interest in connection with the game to night. Art Romer veteran Totten ville southpaw, will pitch his first game since his return to the Aqiie honga fold. Romer was a manager of the team at the start of the sea son and also the principal pitcher of the team. Gossip had it that he could not agree on certain matters with the athletic committee of the club and hi» retirement from the organization followed. '■ Several weeks ago the Terth Am boy baseball team of Messrs. Ap plegate nnd Poulsen met defeat in Tottenville : . the hands of the Aquehongas. A victory for the Ca seys tonight or even a good exhibi tion should entitle Manager Har LEONARD TO DO NO BOXINB I INPREPAR1KGFORHAMMER ' MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.. Aug. (By The Associated Press)—Because of the danger of reopening the cut over his right eye received in the match with Lew Tendler, Benny Leonard, lightweight champion, will do no boxing In preparation for hie ten round contest with Ever Hammer, the challenger from Chi cago, here next Saturday afternoon. This was the announcement of Billy Gibson, manager of the cham pion, today after he examined the Injury. The most dangerous wound Is in the eye-brow. It Is similar to the one Jack Dempsey received when he was training for his match with George Carpentier a year ago. The other cut Is in the lid. This is near ly healed. Both Hammer and Leonard will ' virtually wind up their training to morrow. _ ^ Electrical Contractors to Meet ' The semi-annual meeting and an nual shore dinner of the New Jersey Association of Electrical Contractors and Dealers will be held at Wanna " niassa Gardens, Asbur.v Park, on , Saturday. August 5. The meeting will be held at 2:30 P. M. and the dinner at 6 P. M. There will be a general discussion on topics of In terest to the electrical fraternity, i and special talks on radio by E. E. Bucher and P. H. Evans. All elec trical contractors and dealers in New Jersey are urged to attend. ---'-" Up To the Sky Yes, you can pile our lumber up to the sky and be sure that its quality will not vary. Our lumber is sky-high in honest worthiness anyway and assures double service. “Your orders—our order*” J. M. Sorensen Lumber dware. Mason Materials 601 Sayre Ave. Tel 1569 rlngton’s outfit to a crack at ths Amboys for the city championship. This is the second point of interest. iiomcr will try to pitcn betier to night than ever before, to show his opponents of early season that ho still has many a irood g.ime in the old southpaw, ami to sat'sfy the fans who worked to bung about his return to the fold. The Case's witWthe crack at Am boy in vlow, will try to accomplish on undertaking the regular Amboy representative team slipped up on With both terms battling at thrir oest. an interesting game is assured nnd both combinations expect to hue big followings in attendance. The visiting team will have three men in the lineup tonight who per formed with the Amboys against the Auuehongas several weeks ago. Jim linmer, Rill Dzurilia and Andy Mil zurek. Mazurek retired from base bail several wm ka ago on account o' illness. His neaitu has recovered surtlriently to was rant his makirg another try and he will play his first game tonight since his retirement. Miller will officiate in tonight's game. He is the regular umpire of the Aqtiehonga team. Sunday after noon the Auuehongas will play a' l-eiurn game with the Bayonne Field Club and expect to avenge a set rack meted out by this team earlier In the season. Saturday afternoon the Caseys will play a return game with the Mystics at Belmar. The Mystics beat the Caseys, 8-7, earlier in the season. TENNIS TOURNAMENT WON BY ST. PAUL’S CHURCH Tennis players of St. Paul’s M. E. church defeated players representing Bethel M. E. church in a tournament on the former’s court in Tottenville last Saturday afternoon. In the first event, men's singles, George C. Moore represented St. Paul’s and beat Stanley Allen of Bethel chutch, 6-7, 6-3 and 6-2. Edna Joline and George Sprague represented Bethel church in mixed doubles and lost two straight to Eleanor Woglont and Jack Trafford of St. Paul’s 7-5 and 7-6. William Trafford and Jack Traf ford represented St. Paul’s in the mens’ doubles. beating Ernlyn Richards ard Frank Joline of Beth el church, 6-2, 4-6 and 6-3 St. Paul's representatives in the mixed doubles, Mrs. C. W. Boyd and George O. Moore, beat Mrs. Ernlyn Richards and Stanley Allen two straight, 6-2 and 6-4. St. Paul’s representatives in the women’s doubles, Mrs. C. W. Bfcyd and Mrs. John Lane, beat Lucille Joseph and Mrs. Ernlyn Richards, 6-0 and 6-2. Two straight victories were credited to St. Paul’s in the men’s douhles. William Trafford and C. W. Boyd beating George Sprague and Ernlyn Richards, 6-0 and 9-7. Williams Tokes Lead Ken Williams, St. Louis American homo run slugger, mado his twenty eighth homer on his home field in a game with the Philadelphia Ath letics yesterday afternoon. He is now leading both leagues In home run clouting, having tied Roger Hornsby of the St. Louis Cardinals, tho previous day. Williams has made six homers in as many days. Orioles Want Hookings The Oriole Midgets would like to hook Sunday games with the All Stars, Washingtons, Centrals, Yan kees, Leslie All Stars and Amboy Light Juniors. The Orioles have won fifteen out of sixteen games. Tony Vtrgillo. 367 Elm street, is manager. Get Ready For Convention NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 3—Illumi nated by 38,000 electric lights and decorated with flags, banners and streamers, the downtown streets of New Orleans will be in holiday re galia during the American Legion national convention next October. For five days the conventional names og business streets will bo thrown into the discard and they will be rechristened with designa tions fore appropriate to the legion gathering. A Court of Honor of the Nations will be established in ten blocks, each block being set aside for ane of the principal Allied powers with corresponding flags and decorations. Signs Indicating the names of the states, with their contributions in numbers of World War fighters will feature the Court of Honor of the states, to be held on the prin cipal residential street. American Legion avenue will be decorated with Legion banners and emblems. OHRISTOFFERSEN & SOU Merchant Tailors ■CITS MADE TO ORDER MODERATELY PRICED Cleaning. Dyeing nnd Freeelng 111 MAFLR ST.. OPP. POST OFFICE Telephone !M SEMI-ANNUAL MEETING AND ANNUAL SHORE DINNER of the New Jersey Association of Electrical Contractors and Dealers Will Be Held at Wannamassa Gardens, Asbury Park Saturday, August 5 Meeting 2.30 P. M.—Dinner 6 P. M. Member and Prospective Member Tickets .$1.00 Guests Tickets ..... $3.00 General business discussion on topics of interest to the Elec B ' trical Fraternity. Special talks on Radio by Mr. E. E. Bucher and Mr. P. H. Evans. All Electrical Contractors and Dealers in the State should j; attend. | Non-members can join the Association before the meeting. L Conveyances Meet All Trains at Asbury Park Station This space donated by Tri-City Electric Co. of Newark and Paterson. N. J.___ ■ a » -1'-' - 1 a—g ~ ■ | Baseball’s Prize Bonehead Plays _ , i Mistakes due to natung out. ol order are always contusing. As a rule such plays are brought about through carelessness. In most cases, the blame rests en tirely with one or iwo players. However, two of the most unusual batting-out-of-order plays in tne majors, had two of the game's brightest managers as the offenders. Branch Hickey, now the manager of the St. Iatuis Cardinals, pulled one of the stunts while the great and only Tyrus Raymond Cobb was responsible for tile other. Hickey offended when he was leader of the St. Louis Browns in too American League. In the rcgu;ar lineup of the Browns, Wallace had been hitting sixth and Austin eighth. In this game, which was p.uyed at Washington, Rickey de cided to shift his lmtting order, sending Austin to sixth and drop ping Wallace to eighth. Hickey so notified the umpires and. gave them his olficial lineup. But he failed to tell the players of the change. For eight innings Wallace batted sixth and Austin eighth, although the official batting order called for just the reverse. Ir. the ninth inning. Rickey de cided to send a pinch hitter in for his catcher, who was batting sev enth. Wallace led off with a double. Then Hickey sent in his pinch hit ter. At this stage. John Henry, catching for Washington, noticed tha* Wallace, who had lilt sixth and doubled, was listed eighth in the official lineup. The umpire’s attention was cal.ed to the fact, and he called out the proper batsman, who was Austin. Wallace, who had doubled when he batled out of order, was removed from second. The pinch hitter then hit for the catcher. Then Wallace, who had previously doubled wnen he batted out of order, hit in his proper position, eighth. It is one of the few Instances where two players have batted out of order a number of times with out being detected. Had not a pinch hitter been sent in. the “boot'' prob ably would have escaped notice. Last season. Heilmann usually hit third and Veach fourtlp in the De troit lineup. On this day. Cobb de cided to reverse conditions. but faded to tell the players after noti fying the umpire. The game atso was played at Washington. In the opening inning, Heilmann came up third, when the lineup cull ed for hint to hit fourth. It was the irony of fate that he should drive the ball into the old left-field bleach ers at Washington, one of the long est hits ever made in the park. Immediately, Manager Milan of Washington complained that he had batted out of order. There was nothing for the umpire to do but call out. the proper batsman, Veach, and erase Heilmann's home run. SAGHED HEARTS TO THAVEL REMAINDER OF SEASON SOUTH AMBOY, Aug. 3:—The Sacred Heart Baseball Club of this city will travel for the balance of the summer season. It is under stood that lack of financial assist ance was instrumental in bringing It about. The local combination has been playing first rate ball, having inct some of the strongest baseball con tenders In this section. They lost but three games this season and none since their reorganization. They are anxious to meet the handings of New Brunswick on the handings own diamond. The Orioles of Red Bank and the Tottenville Aquehongas are among the number the locals are anxious to meet. An out-of-town game for this Sunday is what is wanted at the present time. Due to some misun derstanding a scheduled contest for Sunday was cancelled late last night. CLUB STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W. I*. P.C. New York . 88 39 .598 St. Louis . 69 41 .594 Chicago . 53 45 .541 Cincinnati . 53 48 .525 Pittsburgh . 49 47 .51 0 Brooklyn . 47 49 .490 Philadelphia .... 35 67 .880 Boston . 33 G2 .347 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. P.C. St. Louis ;. 58 42 .580 New York . 58 44 .569 Chicago . 53 47 .530 Detroit . 64 47 .533 Cleveland . 63 51 .510 Washington . 46 53 .4G5 Philadelphia .... 4^ 57 .412 Boston . 39 60 .394 INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. P.C. Baltimore . 73 31 .702 Rochester . 68 4 2 .600 Buffalo . 60 4S .556 Jersey City . 58 50 .537 Toronto 52 53 .495 Reading . 47 69 .443 Syracuse . 41 G8 .376 Newark . 31 74 .295 YESTERDAY’S RESULTS National League Philadelphia. 7; Chicago, 7 (Fif teen innings, darkness). Boston-Cincinnati, rain. American League New York, 5; Cleveland, 1. Philadelphia, 8; St. Louis, 4. Washington, 4; Chicago, 1. Boston-Detroit, rain. International League Newark, 9; Jersey City, 3. Newark, 6; Jersey City, 4. Buffalo, 6; Syracuse, 6. Buffalo, 11; Syracuse, 4. Rochester, 12; Toronto, 5. GAMES T6DAY National League Chicago at New York. Cincinnati at Brooklyn. St. Louis at Philadelphia. Pittsburgh at Boston. American League New York at Cleveland. Philadelphia at St. Louis. Washington at Chicago. Boston at Detroit (two games). International League Newark at Jersey City. Baltimore at Reading. Syracuse at Buffalo. Toronto at Rochester. West Amboys Want Games Sunday afternoon the West Am hoys will cross bats with the W’ocd bridge Field Club on the latter’s frounds. The West Amboys would lire to book games with *he Har mony nine of Roosevelt, Sacred Htarts. Metuclien and teams of s.m i.f.r strength. John Hamilton, 733 Homman avenue, telephone 1510-R it manager._ Suggestion Offered For Settlement Of Baseball Difficulties ■-* i A plan has been submitted by a baseball fan of this city for a satis factory settlement; of the baseball championship of this section. Roc^p* velt, Woodbridge. South Amboy and local combinations are considered in this plan which might be called an olimination contest to decide the op ponent for the Perth Amboys and possibly the Landings of New' Bruns wick in a Middlesex county cham pionship series. According to the plan advanced it is brought out that the local repre sentative team engages in at least ono game every season with the representative teams of Roosevelt and Woodbridge, and this season the Sacred Hearts of South Amboy also are angling for a crack at the locals. In addition to this, the Maurer baseball team of this city recently issued a defi to the Amboys, Kid the Speedway, Lehigh and Blue & Gray nines practically dispute the claim of this team to a game with the Amboys. When smoke that In dicated an elimination contest cloud ed the sky the Dry Dock and Knights of Columbus baseball teams desired consideration in the event of such an undertaking. The baseball fan suggests that the names of all teams interested, if strong enough, be placed in a Hat. Possibly eight teams could be con sidered, jjarmony of Roosevelt, Woodbridge Knights of Columbus, Sacred Hearts of South Amboy, and the Maurer, Lehigh, Blue & Gray, Knights of Columbus and Dry Dock nines of this city. Each team could he given a num ber from one to eight, and in the first game, one and two would play ant so on. until four teams are left. The winner of one and two could play the winner of three and four and so on, until two teams remain and these combinations would be booked to battle ihe Amboya and ptesibly the Landings tor the county championship. Ir. case of such an undertaking, the managers of the teams entered in this contest, would have to be considerate in arranging terms inas much as it would be necessary to put these games on ss a preliminary to the regular Amboy attraction, if such a contest is arranged, the in terest of the section will bn cen tered on the doings at the Raritan Copper Works field every Sunday afternoon Blue & Grays Issue Statement "August 2, 1923 "Sporting Editor: ' The Blue & Grays want to know which Is the leading toam of North Amboy. The Maurer and Lchighs have had paper contests practically contesting this honor, and we be lieve wo have something to say about same. Why do the Lehighsi claim this honor? Because they ce t'eated Metuchen and Matawan? The Blue & Grays defeated the Camp Raritan Soldiers, a team which defeated both the Maurer and Lehigh nines. I would like to see these teams defeat the soldiers be fore claiming the championship of North Amboy. The Blue & Grays beat the soldiers on the Raritan Copper Works field. 7-4. The Maur er team suffered an 8-0 defeat at South Amboy and a 5-0 setback at Woodbridge. "The Blue * Grays will play any team on Ihe fieiri In this section and hefore the Lehigh or Maurer teams can claim the championship of North Amboy, our team must be considered. „ “Billy Sunday and Grabo com prise the strongest battery in North Amboy. "Yours in sport. "JOSEPH GENESKY, "Manager, Blue & Grays." BRIEF BITS OF SPORTS IN ALL FIELDS It is probable that as big a crowd as attended the recent Perth Am boy- Aquehcnga game in Tottenville, will be in attendance tonight when the Caseys and Aquehongas clash on the same diamond. Ken Williams and Rogers Horns by are having an interesting duel for leadership as the major leagues leading home run swatter. Both men are from St. Louis teams. Benny Leonard is expected to take Ever Hammer of Chicago into camp with ease, in the scheduled ten round bout a#t Michigan City, Sat urday night of this week. Front present indications the | Mailrer, Speedway, Lehigh and Knights of Columbus baseball teams ! have an idea of annexing the city j championship honor also sought by the Perth Amboys. The Micnelln Tire Company base ball team has finally hit its stride. In the near future the tiretown team will have as its opponent the Perth Amboys in the first game of a county champiopship series. Charley Hilker’s Aquehonga baseball forces expect to avenge another early season defeat when they hook up with the Bayonne representative baseball team Sun day afternoon. Since retiring from the boxing game, Moe Koch has not advanced far in championship fields. Re cently however, he made up his mind to enter for “cracker eating honors” and he is considered a strong contender for the champion ship at the present time. A big crowd of fans will accom pany the Perth Amboy baseball team to Red Bank tomorrow to wit ness the second game of th'a series between th Amboys and Oriols. Roosevcl* is expected to take an active part in the sport activities of the county during the coming winter. The borough will be rep resented by a strong basketball team an possibly a bowling team. Booking Manager Ed Poulsen is working hard in an effort to insure the return of the Plainfield Recre ations to this city before the cjoae of the present season. A. city bowling league, a team entered in a state tourney and the possibility of a county league, are being discussed in bowling circles hero at the present time. Satisfied with tlieir showing against the Job Print employes, members of the newspaper compos ing room baseball team are desirous of arranging a baseball match with the "news hounds." Little han been heard regarding basketball plans for Woodbridge during the coming season, since it was made known that the plan to build a new hall had fallen through. It Is probable that there will be about a dozen more home baseball games played by the Perth Amboy Athletic Association nine before the close of the present season. Several may be with teams from this section. Saturday night boxing will not draw well in Ashury Park, it is the opinion of^ boxing fans who attend ed the last show of the new club. SOUTH AMBOY SHERIDANS TO PUY SPOTSWOOD NINE SOUTH AMBOY, Aug. 3.—From the present standpoint, South Amboy will be deserted as far as baseball is concerned this Sunday, The Sher idan combination will travel to Spotswood, where they will play a representative team from that place. The Spotswood boys trimmed the locals in the sc-Aond game of the season in this city. Primka will do the delivering in this game, while Letts will take care of the. receiving. The team with their followers will leave this city at 1:30 o'clock, from the Protection Kngine House on Sunday afternoon. Tomorrow night the Sheridans will cross hats with the South River Spinning team, in a twilight encoun ter. on the Whitehead diamond, this city. Malesky and Curley will com prise the battery for the visitois while Hess and Primka will do hon ors for the locals. Junior Teuni Hooking The South Amboy Y. M. C. A. junior baseball team would like to arrange twilight and Saturday games with teams in its rlass Call Man ager Marty Russella, South Amboy ar.i. Canadian Champ After“*U.tS. Title i■ ■ —■ 1 » " " 1 ' " ■' ■■ ' ■■ 1 "i | -- "mm&.-JSgKX-m,•• ....^ | Hilton Belyea. of St.'Johns, N. B.. would add the American title to his Canadian sculling championship. He is entered in the Golden Jubilee regatta of the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen In Philadelphia v Hornsby Rogers Hornsby, of the St. Louis Cardinals, considered by many the best all-round ball tonser that ever wore spikes. He's out after- the home run title this year. Those big hands tell the story of his bat ting juid. fielding prowess. TWILIGHT GAME BOOKED FOR LEAD WORKS FIELD A twilight game will be played on the United Lead works diamond to night between the North Amboy Sporting Club and the Public Serv ice Linemen. There is special In terest in this game because of the tact that, the Public Service em ployes recently defeated the Liberty Firo Company nine. The North Amboys also are cred ited with a victory over the LiberP Fire Company nine, so that thii combination and the Public Berv'.ci team are. quite evenly matched Zboyan will do the pitching am Orabo the catching for the Nortl Amboy team in the game tonight while the Public Service battery ha not been announced. Amboys Expect To Beat Red Bank Combination, NewarkersHave Record There is every indication that a bl»* throng will go from this city tomorrow night to witness the sec ond gam© of the series between the Perth Amboy Athletic Association nine. and the lied Bank Orioles which will be played on the lat ter s grounds. The Orioles won the first game of this set by a big mar gin and the Amboys are out for revenge. A week ago the Amboys were scheduled to play in Amboy, but ram prevented the game. On this occasion It drizzled almost the en tire tiny in this city, seemingly not enough to prevent a ball game, while it poured in Red Bank the entire afternoon. For this reason, Business Manager Ed Poulsen re quests all persons who intend to witness the game to pass his store about 5 o’clock and at this time it will be definitely known whether or not the game is on. Many automo biles are scheduled to leave from thir point as they did the first time thr locals played in Red Bank. With Charley Schesler on the mound. Smith at first and McEnroe at third, there is every indication that the Amboys should avenge the Initial setback. Schesler already de feated the Orioles, while pitching for tlie Bloomfield Elks and is con fident that he can repeat the stunt with the Amboy team behind hln in Smith, the Amboy outfit haj a classy first sacker and a good stick er. and McEnroe is a peppery worker Al* of the other regulars will be or hand for tomorrow night’s contest Leddy. who twirled the first game against the Amboys. is scheduled t( hi sent back to the mound tomor row night. The Amboys would have given him a lacing on this occasion hut for the fact that the Oriole! hammered the pill and the fielding of the visitors was not up to its usual standard. Professionals Coining Strong The Newark Professionals, pride of Newark’s traveling teams, is tin opposition booked for the Amboys on the local field. Sunday afternoon The Professionals have engaged ir cor tests with some of the leacUni semi-pro organizations in the state one of their best games was wit! the Peerless Plush combination o Paterson, the latter team winning .1-0, in fourteen innings. The Pat croon outfit later defeated the Mead owbrooks of Newark, 5-2. and tin Brooks are classed as one of t h< HIGH TIDE TABLE PAYMGHT SAVING TIM I '. A. M. P. M August 3 . 6:12 5:4 August 4 . 6:10 8:3 August 6 . 7:0/ 7:2 August 6 7:52 8:0 ' August 7 . 8:35 8:4 [ August 8 . 9:16 9:2 August 9 . 9:54 10:0 August 10.10:29 10:3 5 August 11.11:03 11:0 August 12.11:35 11:3 best semi-pro clubs in ths state. The Professionals have defeated the All Ridgewoods, 5-2, and tile latter team scored a win over the Doherty Silk Sox, a combination . wh'ch holds wins over several elg league teams. Dew Bender’s play ers gained little attention until July 18 when they handed the Bloom field Elks a neat lacing. 6-4. break ing tho eighteen-game wlnn’ng streak of this organization. The Bloomfield Elks have a victory over the Meadowbrooks to their credit Johnny Ens will pitch his last came for the Pros against the Am bojs hero Sunday afternoon, as he has been signed by the Boston Na liorals and will report next week. H. Kull. Sieb. Benz. Cl. Ktill. Eyons. Sttipp. Schreier, Mink and Smokier complete the Professionals roster. g *' * Game to be Played on R. C. W. Field Next Sat urday Plans have practically been com pleted for a game between the Perth Amboy Dry Dock and Raritan Copper Work* baseball teams in the Raritan Copper Works field Satur day afternoon. The Ingots and ship yard workers were scheduled to meet some time ago, but the latter outfit cancelled the engagement be 1 cause terms were unsatisfactory. Th Dry Dock team copped the industrial twilight league champion ship and In contests with organiza tions other than industrial teami ' has made a creditable record this season. Last Saturday afternoon Manager Wilson’s players broke tht ten game winning streak of the Som erville A. A. on the latter’s grounds ' Brownmiller. Stratton or Crowd, will he sent to the mound for the ship yard workers in Saturday’s game, while the remainder of the lineup will he chosen from Looser, Campbell, Maznrek, Brown, Tague Christiansen, Telligrene and Fljn- , i lani. i ; Applegate probably will 1 against the shipyard workers in ’ 7 ! game Wallace will he stationed, • < I bind the bat, while the remati 7 I the lineup will he chosen fro 2 i chek, Segar, McGuire, Egan, 5 Ballo and Stockel. 4 ! Mop Lewkowitz will hold the ] 4 j dicator in this contest. • YOU would not go back to the old fash ioned car. Nor to the old fashioned || gasoline—good as it was in some ways. 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