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M1 4' LAAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER' Dempsey's Idea a 4 Ute by running its surprising victory string to 19 straight'' 5000 persons saw Coach Marion Crawley's OUR BIG GRID 4 I i 2903 Ninth and erry Streets By HAM ISHER a JOE PAUIOKA HOKV SMOKES 4s I 000 010 000 01 2 100 000 000 RG RT QB RH Pos LE LT LG I Game Postponed SYRACUSE Oct (AP) The opening game of the little world series scheduled for 8:15 EWT i between the American as soclation Red Birds and the In ternational league Syracuse Chiefs was postponed today" because of weather conditions' io i 7 0 INVEST IN THE DURABLE! Wear EaaC JMe le CHANGE GAME TIME GREENCASTLE Ind Oct Game time for the De Pauw Illinois State Normal foot ball game here Saturday after noon has been set back to 3:30 central war time to give the Navy 5 cadets a chance to see the game it was made known today Em 30 ort Get Your New Battery Game Cancelled CHICAGO Oct' To morrow's football game between Elmhurst' college and DeKalb Teachers college was 'cancelled to day when an Elmhurst student was taken ill with infantile paralysis Pregulman Renner Wiese Hirsch White Paley who has been drawing wages and is just fin big year is unlikely to the 1944 manager of the as has been prominently LG RG RT LH Sets Record PHILADELPHIA Oct (INS) The Athletics and the De troit Tigers today shared the rec ord for the shortest game in the American league The dropped a 6 to 0 de cision to the Tigers at Shibe Park yesterday in one hour and 18 minutes no questioning his ability as a manager since won eight American league champion ships1 one National league and two American Association This year apparently was final proofs because he had less than ever to start on but still won Billy Southworth small affable and boyish looking When you meet him you wonder tiiat his players run their legs off trying to win for him Played for the Cards when they" beat 'the Yanks in 1926 managed the club for a 'few months in 1929 then went back for a fresh start at Rochester Returned in mid season 1940 and so far has? piloted his team to two pennants and one world championship (Now" if you've digested all this information "'you pick Hugh IV' Durocher Divorced ST LOUIS Oct Mrs Grace Durocher today was granted1 "a divorcee from her hus band Leo Durocher manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers by Cir cuit Judge Killoren They had been married for nine years Mrs Durocher charged general indignities and testified that Du rocher professed to leave on busi ness trips which she later learn ed were in reality costly pleasure trips She did not ask for alimony and her attorney explained that her profession as dress designer brought her sufficient returns Durocher was not in court ive Suspended CHICAGO Oct The Illinois racing board today sus pended five men from any racing activity in the state 'in connec tion with recent airmount Park races which the board said were won by horses stimulated with caf feine The five are Philip Dominquez owner trainer of the" horse Pari Sucre which won Sept 21 Simmons owner and Sim mons trainer of Street Arab which Won Sept 7 Bloom owner trainer wof Courtaway which won Sept 21 and his son Duane Bloom a groom Lieut Cmdr Jack Demp sey has what he thinks is a bil lion dollar idea for the next war loan campaign a series super boxing programs over the nation with war bonds for' admission war bonds 'for radio and picture rights war bonds for souvenir programs and everything else that usually sells for cash "Joe Louis and Billy Conn at New York should bring in $200 000000 said the former heavyweight champion who came here to referee at a war bond boxing show "Other top notch fights could be staged on successive nights tn different parts of the country each bringing together the best boxers in their respective weight divisions" explained 'the husky coast guard officer "Radio and picture rights should be paid for through pur chases of war bonds Advertising in the souvenir programs should be paid for in the same way and the programs themselves! sold in similar fashion People who listen to broadcasts of the fight on the radio should be' asked to buy wax bonds as their contribu tion for the privilege of hearing the SIDE Mann Dietrich Prentice Baumgardt Donham Ritenour McCormick Canfield Hudlow Elrod St Louis New York postponed i nz eniianmnnia nnai loner come until in the fourth quarter once did the Broncos a real threat to score that single play brought groans from the 'Jeff stands 'as Bill pass slipped away from rank Alt with the latter stellar wingman out' in the clear Although West Side had 'some what of an edge in the first quar ter the Broncos kept the Red Devils well away from the goal line and a torrid battle seemed ini the offing SCORE IN SECOND But Coach gridders got under way in the: second per iod A fumble by Canfield on the 9 put off the first West' Side score Jeff recovering and kick ing out However the Red: Devils were right back a few later when Canfield Elrod and Hudlow started a 45 yard march to the goal It was Canfield who cnarged over from inside the one yard line on a fourth down plunge for the initial touchdown kick made it with only about a minute of the half remaining "7 z' After the kickoff Jeff came within an ace (of delivering its surprise touchdown pass which was mentioned above INAL MARKER i tremendous 75 yard punt and a Jeff fumble put the Broncos in the hole early in the third quarter and they never re covered Coach perform? ers fought off the Red Devils for a few minutes but a short punt gave the winners the ball on the Jeff 21 and the West Siders start ed pounding away Hudlow got 4 but Elrod and Canfield were stopped with three yards between them With three yards to go on fourth' down Canfield broke through right tackle for seven yards' Two more" Canfield drives and the ball was over the goal line for a 13 0 margin Bob Mc Cormick again split the uprights for the 14 0 advantage which proved to be final The Broncos never gave up and in many: ways looked better in the fourth period than in" any other period They made their lone first down and pushed into West Side territory for the only time during final 'session Young Lefon s' Martin and many other Broncos looked but the team hold up offensively with the Red Devils If you think West Side' wasn't aware of the fact that Bill Can field'" is some football player the statistics will show you that signal was called 28 times on running plays He piled up 150 yards on these 28 attempts and added five on a pass play The total yardage for the Scarlets was 233 to only 37 for the Jeff erson club irst downs were! West Side 13 Jeff S' STARTING LINEUPS JE TSie Standings STORE'S'1 Logansport Wins rom Monticello LOGANSPORT Oct Two last half touchdowns provided the margin of victory for the Logan sport high school football over the Monticello eleven in a game here last' night The final score was 19 6 Both teams scored a touchdown in the first half Lo gansport opened the scoring in the first quarter with a 42 yard pass Monticello came back with a 56 yard march at the end of the second quarter McLaughlin plunging over the goal line from the one yard line Logansport added touchdowns In each of the third and fourth quarters The visitors got to the 20 yard line in the second: half but no closer McLaughlin led the play of the visitors Logansport chalked up 11 first downs to 5 for Monti cello The two teams will meet again next riday afternoon at Monticello Sports Roundup By HUGH ULLERTON jr New York Oct 1 (AP) Pre parations are under way to hold the 19th East West football game at San rancisco New day but the trick will be to find 44 players who have to be back the campus navy in 48 hours The coaches say it can' be done Caught right in the middle the local baseball scribes who handled world series press reservations say whether the demand this year is larger or smaller than they could handle "IffcWe say one ex plained in Washington miht get excited If we say less the newspapermen we turned down would get excited" Strictly unofficial watchword of the Rangers hockey 'Club this year is: be any worse than the New York Todays Guest Star Carter (Scoop) Latimer Green ville News: Tech's football team manned from stem to stern by the navy be upset this season unless Notre Dame rocks the boat But leave is to coach Bill Alexander to have some pills on 'hand for sea 'J 1 One Minute Sports Page In case wondering how the scalpers manage to get world series tickets Jackie arrell re ports' that the only pasteboards mailed before went to out of town applicants so some must have bounced back' Harry Mahnken who was from the 150 pound squad to coach Princeton varsity 'reports that two backs who would not make his second team last year now are second stringers on the big team The Detroit Lions claim to be the best scout ed team in the National ootball league They opened the season a week ahead of the rest and every team' in the circuit had a man watching them Mrs Phipps who bred Seabiscuit and his notably unsuccessful bro ther Naval Reserve lias another full brother to the Biscuit in her barns callead Sea and Sunny Jim itzsimmons hopes to nave him ready for the races 'be fore long You Pick "'Em 'Concluding the world series dope with a' few notes on' the managers) a Joe McCarthy Square hewn bard to know sort of guy runs his team like a business and it usually means business Saturday Evening October 2 1943' Rich Stakes atBelmont Today NEW YORK Oct Uncle Sam 'is tomorrow at Belmont Unbeaten Pensive' and the fast little lady Boojiana head a field of 16 in the $80000 uturity and Alorter and Nelson Dunstan the one two punch from the west top a 27 horse rodeo in the El Ala min handicap but the "good on the card Is that Mr war' bond business figures to cash in? some $35000000 or more from the show Every cash customer coming out to "buck the mutuels has to kick in for a "war bond for admission $25 to the grandstand $100 to the clubhouse and high bid for boxes And with a couple of the boxes bringing as as $1000000 a piece officials today estimated be some 50000 on hand for the back the attack party In addition to the uturity and Alamein the card also includes the 24th running of the Jockey club gold cup with Prince Quillo and Boling Broke the likely choices PENSIVE AVORED The' two year olds vyill cut up close to $100000 out of the turity and the Alamein In the uturity the smart money says between Pensive from War ren barn and Lt Col Sonny Boojiana who looks awkward and angular ex cept when stepping on the The Alamein is even more of an man for prop osition what with 27 hay stokers in the b'rkwl In addition to Alorter and: Nelson Dunstan this 6 furlong also has Hen ry Lustig's Dance Team a two time stake winner in New Jersey this summer Abe Black Badge boss of the Detroit juveniles and the George Widener's Lucky Draw who won four in a row here early in the season then had to be drydocked for repairs A lot of the wise men along the backstretch shy the best of the lot Grid Selections By HAROLD CLAASSEN NEW YORK Oct Grabbirigr the brass ring for an other whirl through the' maze of pre game rumors to predict this results: Notre Dame over Georgia Tech even if George Manning' Geor gia great center re joins his teammates this week after sitting last surpris ing triumph Notre Dame is the choice because' the game will be played before 40000 partisan fans in South Benj) Michigan over Nor til Northwestern found Indiana tough last week and will discover Mich igan an absolute headache this Saturday The clash of the Big Ten Titans will keep 50000 fans excited Southern California over Cali fornia Another throng of 50000 expected here California as the host club might make it close but the Trojans have the nod Navy over Cornell The Mid dies to verify the hints i that they are one of the best before 45000 in Baltimore qnder the Great Lakes over Something 22000 Sailors will cheer about Minnesota over Nebraska Hardly in a class with their bat tlr of recent years but still good enough to attract 35 COO Columbus over Princeton The Tigers forgotten that 47 to 9 drubbing of a week ago teams' to score plenty with the 20000 fans in an uproar all the way Purdue over Tony But kovich and Agase former Illini but how Boilermakers have prepared a welcome for their old mates and yhave invited 15000 guests' Army over Colgate the Cadets to give Andy outfit a cold gate Iowa over The home crowd to give the Hawkeyes the edge in a game that is even otherwise Iowa Pre flight over Iowa State with the officers on the sidelines the Seahawks appear too strong jOhio State over Missouri The Buckeye freshmen tossed a fright into the Iowa Pre flight Sailors Two of last losers will attract a crowd of 20000 'inishing up in a hurry: Marquette over Camp Grant' The monetary unit in Costa Ri ca is the colon with a value of 6 cents Rensselaer Wins 7 0u RENSSELAER Oct Rens selaer defeated Valparaiso 7 0 in a six man football here last night Bahlor freshman scored the winning touchdown in the third quarter and Putts kick ed the extra point wadcats Testing Today Evanston Ill Oct supercharged 12 foot ball machine with Northwestern on its schedule tomorrow and Notre Dame a week away is ready to find out just how it rates as one of the nation's great est teams Winner in its first two games by rediculously easy scores Mich igan plays another 12 school Northwestern tomorrow in Dyche itadium with 'the prospects of a crowd as larger as 50000 because of the excellent transportation available in the Chicago area 'If Coach ritz boys can forget that three of their former nemeses from Minnesota will be starting for the' Wildcat they should be able to win' by a fairly handy margin and so agaiqst the Irish next Saturday still unbeaten But there remains the fact that the ex Gophers' now in North western uniforms never have known what it means to lose to Michigan Herb Hein will be at 1 left end Jerry Carle at quarter back and Herman rickey at right halfback for the Wildcats with another Minnesotan Larry Hallenkamp due for work at right end And of course Northwestern has Its great passer Otto Graham who doesn't scare at the sight of a Michigan uniform either But the Wolverines are a solid ly improved outfit Michigan has beaten Camp Grant 26 0 and Western Michi gan 57 6 while Northwestern won its opener last week 'from In diana 14 6 Probable lineups: MICHIGAN Smejn Hanzllk Yankees Prepared new' YORK Oct: The New York Yankees promot ing eight top prospects their Newark and Kansas City farm clubsIndicated ftodaytthat they were building a reservoir of play ers from which to draw when the drafting of fathers depletes their roster Six of the players are pitchers one an Infielder and one a com bination pitcher and outfielder The players ffom Newark were handers Walter Dubiel and Emerson Roser southpaw Joe Page and infielder Don Savage Al Lyons was the combination man from Kansas City and the others were Willie Baker and John Cliff Johnson southpaws and loyd Devens a right hander Hi School ootball (RIDAY GAMES Indianapolis Manual 6 Indianapolis Washington 6 (tie) Muncie 27 Indianapoils Tchnlcal 0 Broad Ripple 26 Indianapolis Sheri dan 0 1 Washington 3S Mish Michlgan City 0 Elkhart 13 Central 32 Gary Central Catholic North Side 2 RnneAvelt IS fiarv South Bend' Catholic 7 19 East Chicago Wash Clark 33 Hammond 40 Morocco 7 uary roneston 0 Clinton 0 (tie) Indianapolis Cathedral 20: 19 29 WEST SIDE DEI KATS JEl'l'ERSOX I'l We have just received a truckload of new irestone Batteries No certificate or priority rating is required if you purchase immediately CONVENIENT TERMS Cochran Martin McKinley Lefon Yelton Zahn Alt I Hick Young Anderson' I Canfield 2 Points after McCormick Substitutions: Jeff Baker Mathews Smith Nice Thomas Patterson West Side Tom Smith Kizer Thise Score by quarters: Jefferson 0 West Side 0 7 7 Officials Referee Gross Um pire? Klinck Head linesman Voinoff RedsBuy: ausett CINCINNATI Oct 1 (UP) The Cincinnati Reds have pur chased Robert' (Buck) ausett manager and third baseman of the Little Rock Travelers of the Southern association for delivery at the start of the 1944 season TILTS IN STATE Purdue Illinois ray Here One of eatures Kickoff 1 By the Associated Press At Lafayette HUnois Purdue At South Georgia Tech vs Notre Daine 'At Bloomington IntL yWabash vs Indiana At Greencastle Illinois Normal va DePauw By HAROLD HARRISON 'INDIANAPOLIS Oct (AP) Doubleheaders i are common i to baseball in these' wartime days but tomorrow Indiana will get the first of two triple headers of big' time college football as Pur due Notre Dame and Indiana perform on their home grounds "And if you' want to go even further you can it a quad ruple header since DePauw also will be at home Upwards of 50000 cash custom ers are expfected to watch the "big in action MAKE HOME BOWS 'The' games tomorrow will be the "at debuts for Purdue and i Notre Dame while Indiana will be playing its second game on the Memorial stadium sod Purdue will be host to Illinois in wb i nne of the mini coaches insists will be' a tilt between the Illinois varsity (now playing for I Purdue) i and the Illinois freshmen (now performing as the Illini varsity) Notre Irish will go against a Georgia Tech team that supposed to be any too strong this year but which show ed signs last Saturday of being considerably more potent than had I been recorded on the form sheets Down at Bloomington Indiana still relying heavily on freshman Bob ho*rnschemeyer will make I its? third start against a Navy 1 fortified team This time it will be Wabash and the Hoosiers are hoping the Little Giants will be I kind' enough to give them their first victory of the season PURDUE AVORED 1 No less1 than half members of' the 1942 Illinois var sity and freshman squads will be in the Purdue lineup when' the unbeaten Boilermakers take the field against the Illini Purdue xS' which already has as many points in two games as it did in all of last tilts will 5 be heavily favored over the array which Coach Eliot is using at Illinois The fact that so many former Illinois players now are perform ing at thanks to the navy and and that two of the mainstays of the Illinois team i are Hoosiers halfback Eddie Mc Govern of Terre Haute and center Jack Curry of will add spice to the program Notre Dame which romped over Pittsburgh last Week is expecting considerably more trouble with the from Geor gia: ateam which gave the Irish a rude setback last fall The principal object of Irish worry is Eddie Prokop who score'd two of the Georgia Tech against North Carolina last week Coach rank Leahy has indi cated he may shift Angello Ber telli the shooting insn passer from halfbapk to quar terback 'for the Tech tilt ATER IRST WIN hopes for a victory over Navy team were dimmed somewhat with reports that ho*rnschemeyer might not be able to see full time action because of a bruised leg suffered last week when he was running and passing Northwestern ragged The Hoosiers have tied with and lost to Northwestern in their starts while Wa 'bash was an easy winner over Illinois Wesleyan in its first timeout DePauw? home opener against Illinois Normal will be featured by the probable appearance in the Tiger lineup of Bob Steuber who was one of the brightest stars last fall while playing withMissouri The navy transferred Steuber only this week 1 Normal already has a Victory over Indiana State to its credit DePauw" tied with Oberlin in it first' game of the season WEAEEATED RObfNEY Oct Jackson township defeated the Wea high school baseball team this after noon on the Romney field 10 to 6 Blair hit a homer for Wea and Prather led his team' with a tri ple Shelby' Jackson' pitcher struck out 12 batters The line score: A i Wea 010 6 9 2 Jackson 420 031 10 11 0 Batteries 7 Klaiber and Blair Shelby and Prather Jackson will play at New Rich mond' Wednesday afternoon SpeedHalf CLEVELAND Oct (INS) vastly improved automatic methdd handlinglarge 24 inch drive sprocket going' into army 7 "half has enabled the In temational Harvester company to speed up? by 133 per cent the im nortant operation of" surface hardening the tee th of these vital part'r 2 7 7 Jiriglexbf Money Makes Difference NEW' YORK i The1 difference'" between the win ning anfi shares in the world series probably I the great? est incentive for inspired Plky the annual classic and thia year it may work to greater advan 7 tags for the Yankee than the Cardinals Though most of the' Cardinal weren't a lean and hungry a described and' were getting con siderably 'more than "coolie pay" from Owner Sam Breadon it gen erally was reported that a lot of them got more for winning the 1942 series than Uey did for playing the entire year in th National However during the rea son Breadon rewarded kids with substantial pay boosts and they need the serie money this fall a badly a last The situation la different with the Yankees Such first year men on the club a Billy Johnson Bud Metheny Charley Wensloff George StirnweisH' Nick Etten and Roy Weatherly have replaced high priced Yankee veterans like Charley Ruffingi Jpe DiMaggio Tom Henrich George Selkirk and Red Rolfe The difference be tween the winning and losing shares usually about may spur them to greater effort and key the entire team to thelt pitch While speculation on the se rie reached new intensity the fans generally were content to let the regular season die a na tural death Sailors to Dayton BUNKER HTL14 Ind A Oct 1 The Bluejackets of Bunk er Hill naval air station will open their gridiron campaign tomorrow against Patterson field at Day 1 ton Ohio Lt Klssell athletic of ficer and coach of the Bunker Hill eleven is leaving today with a squad of 31 men for the ground attack on the Army fliers The men are to stay overnight Richmond Ind before proceeding to Dayton The starting' lineup includes' flight officers enlisted men and cadets Bill Baumgartner who was with Minnesota last yearbe inrRx i det will be at right end (jg) end in 1941 will be in the Sailors' backfield 'Ensign Jim Kubal "for mer Butler star' is scheduled to start at left guard and Jim Rees a' letterman at Ohio State last year is an alternate In the start ing crew at fullback NORTHWESTERN nein Ivy Kapter App Gent Vineent Wallis Carle Graham rickey Buffmire South Bend awaka 20 Goshen 19 LaPorte 39 South Bend arson 2 Routh "Rend Bunchanan Mich 7 nrr a vn a WayneCentrAl Catholic KflRT Horace Mann 8 1 wniting 33 Hammond tnMton 7 Hammond Tech 0 Crown Point zi Gary roebel 28 Garv Ronnevelt Terre Haute Garfield 13: Sullivan 7 cuumpui vauicui (tie) Alexandria 20: Ben Davis 2 Logansport 19 Monticello 6Noblesville 28 Westfield 9rnrrn ITente nAratmAver Ill ington 0 Anderson 7 Marion 0 Rushville 0 New Castle 0 (tie) Wabash 12: Warsaw 12 (tie) ort Wayne Central 39 1 Hunting ton 0 Plymouth 28" Columbia City 0 Terre Haute Wiley 27 Crawfords ville 0 Brazil 22: Dugger 0 West Lafayette 14 Lafayette Jef ferson 0 Linton 7 Huntingburg 8' ranklin 18 Warren Central 0 Bicknell 7 Jeffersonville 0 Evansville Memorial 82 Evansville Bosse 8 Vincennes 38 Princeton 0 i Alba ny 14 0 SIX MVN TEAMS 1 Beech Grove 54: Decature Central 6 'Speedway 31 Lawrence Central 6 Will Meet Bowman TERRE HAUTE Ind Oct (AP) Athletic Directs Glenn Curtis announced today an eighth game had been added to Indiana State' Teachers 1943 foot ball schedule The Sycamores will travel to Louisville Ky on Sunday Oct 24 for a game Bowman field he became an aviation ca "Lt Mai Kutner All American at the University of Texas Cards Cripples 7 Coming Around NEW YORK Oct (UP) The two St Cardinal pitch ing cripples Harry Gumbert and Ernie White appeared tonight to be ready for emergency and pos sibly surprise starting duty 'when the world series opens against the Yankees next Tuesday Gumbert the veteran Cardinal right hander showed his best form of the season today in 'letting down the York Giants" 6 to 1 on six hita Gumbert whose arm suddenly went dead about mid season gave up only one ex tra base hit issued only one walk and struck out two White earlier in week 6 to 3 and will get another chance to test his arm against the Gi ants tomorrow' 7 HITTING PERKS UP The Cards apparently taking to heart the dressing room dressing down Manager Billy Southworth gave them yesterday regained their batting range with' 11 hits off tjhree Giant pitchers Harry Walker got three and Lou Klein and Marty Marion got two each and Klein contributed a clean steal of home The Chicago Cubs using seven rookies won their sixth: straight game defeating the 'Boston Braves 3 to 1 in an hour and 20 minutes Wally Signer a 17 game winner up from Nashville of the Southern association won his sec ond game with' the Cubs Charley (Red) Barrett of' the Braves Was the loser Brooklyn at Cincinnati was a njght game In the National and St Louis at New York and Cleve land at Philadelphia the only games scheduled were postponed in tne American By United Press AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland" at" Philadelphia poned (Only ama scheduled) NATIONAL LEAGUE 001 000 000 I 010 010 10X 3 Masi Signer and Holm 001 000 8 0 000 025 7 It 0 6 i' 7 WILL YOUR OLD BATTERY LAST DURING THE DURATION? Brother Rickey About to Snow Brooklyn "Two Pants '7 7 By DAVIS I WALSH CV International News Service Sports Writer NEW1 YORK Oct In the midst of the 'natural con fusion occasioned hereabouts by the potpourri of amiable nonsense with which Bro Branch Rickey the pious changer' ha been plying the press during the: last several days most of us have missed what seems to be the real that all this oratory and what the horn players call triple tongue is designed to conceal the that Ebbets field and its ensemble is about to undergo an "installation of the Rickey system of cost ac counting which roughly speaking favors the two pants suit and the one bulb chandelier In other words the carnival is over the old lavish days are done and hereafter anybody (including Leo Durocher) who plans to fat ten and batten on the club treas ury" is going to find himself in "sole possession of the sidewalk HERMAN 'TO GO' Consequently the ex Cub" Billy Merman a lot of ishing a be made Dodgers rumored here In fact he is unlikely to be a Dodger at all since Bro Rickey is so adverse to money in any form (except that which largely due to a fluke he happens to have on balance at the bank) and since an advantageous dicker can doubtless be arranged This seem almost ordained' in view of the apparently unguarded remark the Bro dropped in the presence of some of his players recently He said in just the proper offhand tone A as though at the time he was thinking very deeply about something else that he doubted whether any ordinary player nowadays was worth more than $11000 a year VAUGHAN TOO? That practically eliminates Her man both as player and manager As for Arky Vaughan he is in an unassailable position He is eliminating himself at least if his private Statements to friends are to be seriously accepted Any how he announced himself as being ready to quit baseball if the Dodgers trade him We do not suppose that anybody else on the payroll is in a posi tion to matter save Durocher who only stays on until Sunday After that according to Bro abbacadabra and general all around guff he will therefore be in an ideal position to call the high attention to the fact that he is out of work But of course if Durocher really is making $30000 a year (as alleged) he was and has been a cinch to go Mr Rickey pay that to see Niagara alls run up MARSE JOE MIED Nobody around here knows what happened if anything but a lot of local spleen "coming to a fester over the JjiQt tat Joseph Vincent McCarthyi whojs under stood to have offered to manage the American league aH strs on the Pacific tour suddenly found become uh hired without nos tice or acknowledgement un nier still the players were sup posed to be nominated by a vote of the eight managers and it seems that McCarthy winner of eight American league pennants out of the last 13 even get a form to fill out" Some say that Joe Cronin the all star appointee did his own picking without benefit of con sultation others that McCarthy get the job because it was feared the bad weather might carry the world series up to or beyond the scheduled time of de parture Anyhow the only guy in town who claim to know any thing about it is McCarthy 'T know how our squad was said he dur ing the Sox game at the Yankee stadium yesterday was I Invited to send' in my nomina tions all I have to say on the subject now or PS: Those who think Cronin did his own picking point to the presence of Pete ox among the outfielders as irrefutable testimo ny that Cronin paging any body opinion 5 fbbp See Scarlets Grab 19 th Straight 7 By GORDON GRAHAM Sports Journal and Courier West Side high school's football team not only continued to domi nate local prep grid circles with it easy 14 0 triumph over Jeffer son here riday night kept moving right up into Hoosierdoms 'a outclassed Bronco gridmen' put up a pinc ed fight" but really were much of a 'threat to the winning streak of the R5d Devils only seemed to lie In the breaks of the game and the Broncos although trying level best able to take advantage of a couple tof unique opportunities' which might Have saved them from another setback at the bands of the small er school across the West larger and more talented grotof pigskin per formers were hardly sensational in scoring their triumph but they were confident and machine like in their movements 'except for" a tendency to fumble Coach Malcolm Mackey had his Red Dev ils employing several systems and the youths had entirely too much offensive drive for the fighting Bronco 'defense CANIELD SHINES It was Bill Canfield husky West Side veteran who stood out like a lighthouse in' the city football feature Canfield Red Devil left halfback did everything a coach could ask of a good football play er He carried the ball on most of West running plays and the fact that he scored both touch downs is enough to indicate that he was effective enough Bill also did the passing the punting and backed up the line on defense Donham Dietrich 'and the other classy West Siders were of great assistance to their star backfield man Jefferson was so' completely stopped that the Broncos made only one first down and that eany Only make and Boston Chicaro Barrett and New York St Louia ischer Adanis (8) Chase (8) and Stephenson Gumbert and Odes DODGERS WIN CINCINNATI Ed Head bested Bucky Walters last night in a battle at Cros ley in which the Brooklyn Dodgers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 2 to 1 In the eleventh in ning Dixie Walker singled and came home on Billy triple Score: Brooklyn Cincinnati Gaines NATIONAL LEAGUE New York (Melton 9 12) at St Louis (White 4 4) 2:00 CWT Boston (Javery 16 16) at Chicago (Alderson 0 0) 200 CWT Brooklyn (Ostermueller 1 3) at Cin cinnati (Starr 11 10) 2:30 EWT (Only games scheduled) AMERICAN LEAGUE St Louis (Muucrief 13 11 and Sundra 1510) at New York (Bonham 14 8 and Borowy 14 91 1:30 EWT Chicago (Humphries 4'11 10) at Bos ton (Newsome 8 13) 2:00 EWT Cleveland (Reynolds 911 and Smith 18 7) at Philadelphia (Christopher Il ls and Cldla 1 3) 1:00 EWT Detroit (Trucks 15 8) at Washington (Leonard 11 13) 8:30 I 'T suinTnNCAm5 aptteq get in rzsA i UMR5m4 H56TX 4 A if 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE I Pct St Louis 103 49 878 Cincinnati 85 67 559 Brooklyn 70 536 Pittsburgh 80 72 526 Chicago 73 77 487 Boston 68 84 440 Philadelphia 62 90 408 New York 55 96 364 i AMERICAN LEAGUE Pct New York 95 56 829 Washington 84 87 556 Cleveland 79 71 Chicago 80 72 526 Detroit 76 TA 500 St' Louis 72 77 483 Boston i 68 82 453 Philadelphia 49 103 326.

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