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NEW YORK, June 3 The
US Golf association, which drew
lot of criticism for its hasty
cancellation of the open and
amateur championships, seems
to be making a great come-back
with the Hale America open
tonrnRmont . . . The sectional
qualifying rounds this weekend
will take in virtually an uie top-
ranking pros and amateurs avail
able and the ones who don't
have to qualify will play exhibl
tions anyway , . . About the only
important names we can think of
that will be missing are bam
Sncad, Porky Oliver, Bud Ward,
WUlie Turncsa, Charlie Yates
and Johnny Fisher, who will be
too busy with their army and
navy duties . . . Corp. Jim Tur
nesa, the army's No. 1 golfer
right now, reports his putting
was so hot during the PGA
tournament because he didn't
have much chance to practice
anything else.
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TODAY'S GUEST STAR
Sam Atcheson, Memphis Com
mercial Appeal: "Nothing will
ruin a golf club quicker than
letting nature take its course."
SPORTSMENTION
Les Steers, who was breaking
high-jump records for the Uni
versity of Oregon last year, now
Is performing for OSC it Isn't
Oregon's' old - enemy, Oregon
State college, but the Oregon
Shipbuilding corporation and
Les is helping to break records
building liberty ships . , . Denny
Galehouse, the Browns' pitcher,
is taking a mail order law
course . . . Leland (Bunky) Mor
ris of Syracuse U., pitched three
ball games this spring without a
victory or defeat on his record;
one was a 15-innlng tie, another
was all square when he was
taken out . and the third was a
relief job . . . Barney Berlinger,
the old Pennsylvania weight
tossing star, still is throwing
things around. He recently cast
a five-ounce plug 230 feet to win
a tournament.
.
SOME PHONE, EH?
Eddie Collins tells one about
the: tune Tom Yawkey tele
phoned from Alaska to ask how
the Bed Sox were doing. They
were a run behind in the ninth,
and Yawkey listened to a ball-by-ball
description until Jimmy
Foxx fanned with a man on base.
Then he hung up the phone in
disgust, and it wasn't until two
weeks later that he learned Joe
Cronin had socked the next pitch
for a game-winning homer.
Swanzey Named
U of Washington
Track Captain
SEATTLE, June 3 (JP) Gene
Swanzey, winner of the half
mile run at the Coast conference
track meet here last weekend,
was chosen captain of the 1943
Washington track team at the
annual banquet last night. His
home is West Seattle
Bruce Cole, of Shelton, a high
lumper, was named "athlete of
the year." He finished in a tie
for second place in the northern
division meet this spring.
'
CAST OFF
. NEW YORK, June 3 VP)
Although Pvt. Billy Conn is in
the Governors Island hospital,
the cast has been removed from
the left hand he fractured in a
kitchen scrap with his father-in-law,
James Smith of Pitts
burgh. 1
Border
And
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nSI ' lit
Two of the four Klamath hunters who drew antelope hunting
and Lassen county open season
the left is Adam Detroit 1334
133 North Tenth street who shot
mately 110 pounds. Both were
PAGE EIGHT
Onlcei Franz1 Boys
Lose Again, and 17-2
Brooks Slap Tenth Straight Plaster
ing on Hapless Pirates; Phils Win 1-0
By JUDSON BAILEY
Associated Press Sports Writer
If there ever are times that Frank (Onkel Franz) Frisch
yearns to return to radio announcing today must be one of them.
The Pittsburgh. Pirates, who started the season in splendor,
have become more futile and pathetic than even the Philadelphia
Phils, who haven't been out of the National league cellar since
the first day of the campaign.
Pittsburgh has lost 10 straight
games and 16 of its last 18 and
was humiliated yesterday by
the worst thrashing of the sea
son in the senior circuit 17 to
2 by the Brooklyn Dodgers.
There were two other five-
hit pitching performances in the
National league yesterday
thrown against each other by
NATIONAL' LEAGUE
W L Pet.
W I Pet.
RrooklTH 38 13 .717
Cincinnati 22 23
SL Louis M IS Ml
fnlcago 21 25 .157
Bo, ton
Xew York
23 JS1 Pittsburgh 19 tS .M
23 JU Phlladtl 1S 33 J1S
TUESDAY'S RESULTS
Philadelphia 1. Cincinnati 0 (10 Innlngi)
Brooklyn 17, Pittibureh 2.
Xew Tork 8 Chicago L . '
St. Lonla 4, Bolton 1.
AMERICAN LEAGUE
W L Pet. W I Pet,
Xew Tork 31 11 .7SS St. . loula 23 .in
Detroit 27 22 .551 Chicago 18 26 .109
Clereland I5 21 .543 Warh'too IS 27 .400
Bolton 23 21 .323 Phlladel 19 31 JSiD
TUESDAY'S RESULTS
Washington 4, St. tools L, -Clereland
7. Bolton 2.
Detroit 3. Philadelphia 0.
New York-Chicago nniehHaled.
old Si Johnson and young El
mer Riddle in a 10-inning duel
which Hit Phiis took from the
Cincinnati Reds 1-0.
Over the regulation route Rid
die, who has won only one game
this season and been defeated
six times, allowed three hits
while Johnson was giving five.
Then in the tenth the Phils
pushed across the lone run on
two singles, an error and a long
fly by Tommy Livingston.
Hal Schumacher, who hadn't
won a game since April 23,
kept nine hits scattered at Chi
cago and the New York Giants
nailed the Cubs 5-1 with a 13-
Patrol
yY.
In the Summertime, Too
0'
in California bagged their animals
Radcliffe. who made his kill at
his antelope at noon Friday.
shot near Cow head lake In Modoc county.
June 3, 1942
hit attack in which Willard Mar
shall, Met Ott and Johnny Mize
each got three blows and Schu
macher two.
John Beazley, young relief
hurler for the St. Louis Cardi
nals,' did a spectacular job to
save a 4 to 3 decision over the
Boston Braves for Mort Cooper.
Mel Harder stepped into the
breach for the Cleveland In
dians at Boston by holding the
Red Sockers to six hits and win
ning 7-2. The Tribe has been in
a sticky slump, losing nine of
their last 11 games and it was
Harder who accounted for one
of the two victories.
Two great pitching perform
ances were turned in under the
lights with Early Wynn, the
Washington youngster, stopping
the St. Louis Browns, 4 to 1,
and Virgil (Fire) Trucks of the
Tigers applying the first coat
of whitewash to the Athletics
this season, 3 to 0.
Wynn was touched for only
five hits, one of which was
George McQuinn's homer, and
cracked out a double to aid his
own cause.
. Trucks allowed the Athletics
only one blow in the first five
innings and kept five others
well enough scattered to gain
the shutout, .
Laborers Riot in
Nassau; Two Killed,
Windows Smashed
NASSAU, Bahamas, June 2
(IP) (Delayed by Censor) Un
skilled laborers on a large
American project staged a dem
onstration in Nassau yesterday,
smashing show windows and
looting fashionable stores, and
two of the rioters were killed
and others wounded before po
lice and troops restored partial
order.
While the Duke of Windsor
interrupted a business trip in
Washington to hasten back,
conditions remained unsettled.
A curfew from 8 p. m. to 6 a.
m. was established by the act
ing governer, Social Secretary
W. L., Heape.
The demonstrators were pro
testing against wages of four
shillings (about 80 cents) for
unskilled labor on the project.
Laborers began marching In
to the city Monday morning.
Their numbers increased as
they approached the shops of
fashionable Bas street, which
skirts the harbor and contains
most of this tourist city's swank
stores.
HIGH FLYING PAINTER
MADISON, Wis. Bob Hod-
cell, Wisconsin's sophomore Big
Ten high jump champion, is a
muralist, studies under the well
known painter John Stcuarl
Curry.
NAVY GETS WALTER
EVANSTON Rut Walter,
Northwestern freshman track
and basketball coach, will re
port to Annapolis following his
appointment as a lieutenant In
the naval reserve.
permits In the short Modoc
last Friday, the first day. At
6 a. m., and Ralph Phillips of
Each animal weighed approxi
Reames Club
Golfers Will
Battle Bend
From 18 to 20 Klamath Falls'
golfers are expected to make a
trip to Bend Sunday for a return
match with golfers of the Bend
Country ?lub, Carl Llndgren,
Reames Golf and Country club
pro, announced Wednesday. t
The Klamath crew handed
the Bend squad a decisive defeat
in an inter-city match recently
Those of the local squad who
travel to Bend Saturday after
noon will be. entertained at a
party at the Bend Country club
at 10 o'clock Saturday night.
Others will make the trip Sun
day morning.
Lindgren asked that those in
need of transportation let him
know as soon as possible.
APPOINTMENT
PENDLETON, June 3 VP)
Pendleton high school has ap
pointed R. A. Nixon, athletic
director and track coach, to be
come basketball coach next
year, replacing Glen Ledbcttcr,
who was hired by Walla Walla
high school.
Tolberf Confident
Pelicans Will Lose
Dorris Boss Sees Split or Double Vic
tory for Lumberjacks This Weekend
DORRIS "Our club will either split the series or will win
both games, Allen (Red) Tolbert, manager of the Dorris Lum
berjacks baseball team, said yesterday In relation to the Oregon
.a. T,'a lcague contcsls scheduled for his team and the Klam
ath Pelicans at Klamath Falls next Saturday evening and Sun
day afternoon.
The Lumberjacks shut out
in a make-up doubleheadcr at.
Dorris, tyirvg the 'Jacks and
Pelicans for first place in the
league. Manager Tolbert is Jubi
lant and looks forward to this
weekend s contests as highlights
of the season.
Two new players have been
added to the Lumberjacks'
growing list of the cream of a
defunct Northern California
league with which the Dorris
club was formerly associated.
Monk Gasparl, outfielder from
Mount Shasta, saw action the
first time this season in the
Grants Pass contests and gar
nered two hits and as many
runs. He swings like a wind
mill in a gale and threatens to
swat the ball halfway from
Tolbert park to Macdool.
Another addition is Connie
Thompson, Kent, Wash., hurler.
The lanky lad was signed to
pitch for Mt. Shasta until the
lcague was disbanded recently.
He wrote to Tolbert, who
agreed to give him a chance on
the mound. Thompson arrived
here Monday night and worked
out with the locals. He's em
ployed at a local lumber mill,
and reports indicate he may
prove a highly valuable man in
the Lumberjack club.
Box scores of Sunday's
games:
FIRST GAME
(3 Innlngi)
Dorrla
llrooka S
Onkea 4
f.'rlipl t
floldhar t ,
Oaipari
nnavelr 9
Hal Turpin
Chased as
Suds Beaten
Solom Win First, 3-2, Bur
Drop Second, 1-0; Beavers
Blanked, 8-0, by Podrei
PAQirlO 0OA.IT HAGUE
w l vr i rn.
L. Angriis 3t N .stt Oakland .. M .!
Sac'mrnto 33 24 .41 San Pratt 34 .453
San IMeio 35 M .374 11,'lhv'd. M .413
tkiltla. . ,5M IVilland .31 5 .81
TUIIDAY'I nilULTI
San Dleiu e. Portland 0.
oaorniitrnl,) A O, Seattlt I'l (atctind. gitut
nine liming)
lloll.iwtiod 3, San PraneUco I.
Oalland'Loa Angvlea. uoatnontd.
By The Associated Preit
For the first tlmo this season
big Hal Turpin failed to go the
limit on tho mound for the So
attlo .Rainier last night when
he was relieved In the fifth
Inning of a Pacific Coast league
doubleheadcr opener after al
lowing Sacramento enough runs
to clinch the game.
Tho Sacs added another run
off Bill Bcvcns and won, 8-2,
bu! the Rninicrs en mo back be
hind the two-hit pitching of
young Al Libke and won the
nightcap, 1-0, In the second
extra inning. Tho winning tally
was scored by Earl Torgeson,
who last week came up from
the Western International lea
gue to replace Les Scarsclla,
when he tripled In the ninth
and came home on Bill Mnthe
son's single.
Son Diego routed Portland,
8-0, at Lane park where mili
tary authorities checked the
park lights against dim-out re
quirements. Results of the test
were not announced, and a night
game is scheduled tonight at the
Padro field which borders San
Diego bay.
Walter Schafcr, Beaver hurl
er, handed tho Padres a four
run lead in the opening frame
when he walked the first three
batters and grooved one across
for Swede Jensen who tripled
and scored later on Mel Maz
zcra's fly to right field.
Rex Dilbcck held the Port
land batscmcn to three hits.
John B 1 1 1 n e r, Hollywood
pitcher, headed a reception com
mittee that greeted the San
Francisco Seals returned homo
from a successful road trip.
The twink curve-ball artist
yielded three hits and led the
batting with three blngles In
four tries as he almost single
handedly humbled the Seals, re
cent victors over Portland and
Seattle.
Grants Pass Sunday 10-0 and 7-0
IleVore 1
Carlitrom
TOTALS
Homt rum. Ooldbar 1. Two-hn. MM.
Brooka 1. dnarellr I. Rail on ball olf
rarMrom 2. Struck out bj Carlitrom II.
Krron. Oakea S.
14 10
Qranta Pi la ab
Clayton 8 4
rr 4 s
Smith S
Lathrop t j
Johmon II a
.Vearell J ,
Pmitt 0
Farthing
Martlndale .
TOTALS 3
Struck out by Martlndale .
bnlla off Hartlnriala 8. Zrrori,
Lathrop 1.
Raiei on
Newell ,
SECOND OAMI
(J Innlngi)
AS M
Dorris .
Ilrouki I
Oakea 4
Crlipl a
Ooldhar I
Onipnrl 3
Snavelly 9
rmrarlm 8
Carlitrom 7
Snider i
TTome nini, Snare! 1. Two-hai hlti,
Olkei f, Crlipl 1, Ooldhar I . Strike out!
hy Snider II. Raia on hall! off Snider I.
Krron, Oakei 1, Crlipt I,
Grand Pan , AS H R A PO
Clayton a 0 0 fl 8
'.' 4 8 II II 0 4
Smith 8
Lathrop 8
Mnrtlndila 7 .
Nee 8
Pnillt t
Karlhlng I
Johmon 1 w
TOTALS 1 8 8 18
Frron, Oriy 1. Struck out hy Johmon 4.
Mr..", ott nniTi nrr -ion ti loit
y
the
asm
oavoldi s nammen
Chick's
Armory
Blacksmith Craig
Whipped on Default
Jumpln' J. Snvoldl, rough gentleman with terrific slumldi'is,
a balding domo and no ethics, today was ono up on the world's
Pacific coast junior heavyweight wrestling champion. Pretty
convincingly, too.
Last night with pair of hammerlocks the former Notre
Dame atl-Amcrlcau shot the business to Cowboy Dude Chick,
the champion, to capture the topper on Promoter Muck Llllurd's
Cute Kicker
Flve-foot-thrce Mnrjorlo Rey
nolds swings her Iocs a foot and
four Inches above her head In a
horizontal kick that demon
strates her qualifications to be
Fred Astalre's dance partner In
i a new film.
Spokane Nips
Solons, 4-3;
Caps Blanked
By The Associated Press
The bpokane Indians gave
further evidence last night of
their intention to discontinue
tho long occupancy of the West-
em International Baseball lea
gue cellar by defeating Salem,
present third place holders, 4-3,
in an overtime gamo at Salem.
The Indians took an early
lead when First Baseman Vic
uuccola drove In thrco runs
with a double In tho third In
ning. The Senators camo back
with slnglo tallies In their half
of the third, fourth and ninth
frames to tie up the score.
The Vancouver C a n 1 1 anos.
however, bogged down on their
drive to rccapturo tho league
lead from Tacoma when the
Tigers defeated the Caps, 4-0,
in tncir scries opener at Ta
coma.
Dave Molitor, rooklo third
baseman, drovo In tho Tiger's
nrsi mrco runs with a slnglo
In tho first and a triple in the
third then scored the final tally
on rai nooncy s slnglo.
DIAMOND LARCENY
ANN . ARBOR Michigan
baseball team averaged two
stolen bases per game during
lis nrsf la this season.
MAJOR LEAGUE LEADER!
By Tha Aaaoeiatad Praia
Amirloan Laasua
RattlngOorUfin, .Sew Vork, .860; Doerr,
Roilon. .378.
Rum IVIIIIami, Union, 4i D. DIMagglo,
Roiton, M,
Home- Hum Wllllami, Roiton, IS: Tork,
Detroit, it.
Pllehlng -Ronham, New York. 7-Oj Iliynei,
Chicago, t-0.
National Laagu
Railing Phelps, I'ltlihurgh, Relirr,
Brooklyn, .384.
Rum Ott, New Tork, 88; Relirr, Rrook.
lyn, 84.
Home Rum Camllll, Rrnoklyn, 8; Olt and
Mnrihall, New York, and F. McCormlck,
Clnelnnntl, 7,
Pitehlng French, Brooklyn, 44; Pavli,
Brooklyn, 7l.
riOHTS
By Ths Aiioolilad Prm
VT.VT YOIIKlaeoh La Motla IH4, New
York, outpointed Via IMIIcurtl, 184, New
York (10).
PORTLAND, Me.-AI Olllierl, IM, Waih.
fngton. D. (?. ant) Jiminv ajiintmal) Davii,
rnwMnurt, ,i. , ,,rrw II
correct
men s
'U sf
furnishings
right
through the calendar I
'locks Trim
Lariat in
Bout; McDonald Wins
weekly armory grapple show.
Tho victory was Joseph's Jiul
the glory,- as such, and the
Crowd belonged to the Dtitto,
For Joseph last night was n
mcanie. Normally a fairly level
gent even clcanlo If the oc
casion demands Juinpln' J
against the gold and glossy
headed Chick, forgot the rule
book and remembered the buck
alleys of old South Mend, Or
maybe It was the Pittsburgh
line.
Anyway he remembered how
to punch, pull hair and plaster
the lighter Hollywood cowhand
in tho clinches and on tho rapes.
He wasn't too effective in
tho opening minutes. The Dude
had enough moxle to tuko the
first fall with fine demonstra
tion of his lariat spin. Emphatic,
It was.
But Snvoldl used his pound
age and his fists to wear the
Dude down in the second In
nings. He finally clapped a
hammcrlock on Chick's right
arm, lost it but found it ngaln
and punished tha horseman un
til Referee Earl Yoakley hand
ed him the fall.
Irate during the rest period
at the continuous jeering of a
fair-sized June house. Joe
scorned a rest. Champing and
sweating, he charged about the
square while Dude's second
worked on that right arm.
But there wasn't time to bring
it back. With the bell, Snvoldl
launched drive aimed solely
at tho twisted flipper. In a min
ute he had It, and while the
crowd hissed, he pinned an ag
onized cowhand and quickly.
It Is possible there will be a
rematch next week.
Another old friend of Klam
ath rassle bugs was luckier,
however, !n the seml-wlndup.
Sockeye Jack McDonald, who
used to bo a logger, flattened
George Craig, who Is a black
smith, on a mat version of a
technical knockout In the fourth
Australian round.
McDonald wrenched the Tul
sa, Okla., and Mcdford, Ore.,
smithy with a one-half Boston
crab In tho third, thereby level
ing the match at one fall apiece.
The hold forged the last link
In Craig's evening for the, un
til then, agilo but lightweight
lad couldn't make it to his fcot
for the bell.
McDonald loft the ringside
with the crowd's cheers In his
cars and Craig on his shoul
ders. The one-time woodsman drop
ped the first fall, however, be
fore he slowed the blacksmith
down. It happened with a most
entertaining series of hcadlocks
culminating In Craig's lifting
McDonald completely off the
canvass by the chin. Knocking
him down, Craig pinned him
with body press.
Chief Thundorblrd, massive
Vancouver, B. C Indian, trim
med Boston Joo Corbctt with
falls in the first and fourth
rounds of the opening event.
The last was on an Indian
dcathlock.
Llllnrd announced from the
ring center. that next Tucsdny
night will be ladles' night,
wherein each lady escorted by
a gentleman will be admitted
without, any charge whatsoever.
i taking step In the
right direction by deciding
to eat here regularly from
now enl
Feature o
a,R S't-"
Wilt
Smith Gambles
With No. 3 Wood
By HOI1TON 8MITH
Winner of Many Titles
Ona ol tlie lim'Kl shots I over
mmlo whs n No. 3 Wood to the
17lli iind 7l.il luilo of Hie 11110
nntiiinni open tit Cmtli'rhiiry
Country club in Clrvt'liind.
I lintl two good oprtJ
rounds, slliip(i to n 70, but on
the flnnl ill wits Ihrno under par
for lfl hull's nnd could tie by
slioollnii Ihn Inst two hull's In
one tmdrr.
Tho 17th hole played nbntit
3:10 yards Willi n gradual bank
Just short of tho grcmi. 11 re
quired n long curry, luit 1 wns no
vf,
1 l 4 J.-IITI
f '1 Iff
lortou Smith . . . uuiicu a spools.
Ing for birdies. I teed my ball
low. The wind was blowing
slightly from the left, so 1 closed
the face of the club a tiny bit to
protect against this,
Tho ball was hit perfectly
with just a suggestion of a hook
which Iho breeze took care of.
The ball covered the pin, ltl'T
slope about 20 feet short of rrtto
cup and rolled only six or eight
feet.
I missed I he 12 font side-hill
putt, the ball just touching the
edge of the cup and rolling a
few inches by.
Bobby Jones was at tho green
and told me ho wns sum my shot
would bounce and roll nearer
tho cup. I parrcd tho final hole
to wind up a shot behind Law
son Little and Gene Sarazen,
who tied and played off.
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