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't" 4 I 8. THE EAU CLAIRE LEADER. EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN: TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 1940. Western Basebal Squad Jaycees Sponsor Intra Louis to Defend His Title Against Godoy in New York June 20 Contest Wednesday Aftemoon Cubs Leave Cardinals 1 7 Men Stranded as Win in Tenth, 6 to Mehl Wins 4. Crown at Stake for 11th Time in Three Years Jacobs Expects Bout to Draw at Least $600000 NEW YORK, April 29.

(UP) Joe Louis will defend his heavyweight title on June 20 against Ar-turo Godoy, the rugged Chilean who almost won the championship a few months ago. The fight. Louis' 11th defense cf the title lie won from Jamy Brad-dock dn 1937, was announced today by Promoter Mike Jacobs who said he believed it should lure at least $600,000 into the Yankee stadium cash registers. Godoy, who earned a split decision against Louis on February 8. must place $25,000 of his share ut the purse in escrow if he wins the title as quarantee that he will give Louis a return match within 60 days.

Scheduled for 13 Rounds Dean Gives Up 5 Runs; Chased in Fifth Frame Pep Martin Singles Home Winning Counter ST. LOUIS, April 29 (AP) Pepper Martin, the St. Louis Card lnals' aging wild horse, came In as a pinch-hitter In the tenth inning today and singled, driving in the winning run to defeat the Chicago Cubs, 6 to 5. The Cubs gave a near-record ex hlbitlon of futility with men on bases, stranding 17 in the regular nine innings, within one of the league's high mark. Dizzy Dean started for Chicago and was knocked out of the box in the fifth Inning after the Carduv als had pounded his "nothing ball" for eight hits and five runs.

Ken Raffensberger held the Cardinals until the tenth, when Joe Medwick doubled. Harold Epps ran for Med' wick and scored on the Pepper's pinch single. Mile at Penn Will be ft 7-4 1. N4 i i J'lW. fc- '-ssw-wwMklii.

ii i.in.fliiil mtifv i i riiiiMaiMiiiaii1MMhiriiliftiinii ii Millers Cop 5-4 tor 7th Straight Win COLUMBUS, April 29. (AP) Minneapolis scored Its seventh straight win and swept the three-game series with Columbus in a 10-inning struggle today that ended 5-4. Minneapolis. 004 000 000 15 9 0 Columbus ...000 011 002 04 11 1 Kelley, Hogsett and Rolanlson; Hader, Sherrill, Melton, Barrett and Cooper. COLONELS ON SPREE TO BATTER BREWERS, 10-3 IOrjISVILLE.

The Louisville Colonels went on a batting spree today and whipped Milwaukee, 10-3. George Lacey, former Boston Red Sox player making his first appearance as catcher for the Colonels, drove in three runs and knocked a home run with none on. Milwaukee 010 002 000 3 8 2 Louisville 04! 21x 10 13 2 Marrow, Dickinson, Schmitz and Garbark; Flowers and Lacey. HENS BEAT SAINTS. 6-1 IN SHORT CONTEST TOLEDO.

The Toledo Mudhens wound up their first home stand to day with a 6-1 victory over St. Paul in an abbreviated six-lnnlng con test. The game was called In the sixth to allow St. Paul to catch a train. St.

Paul 000 0011 5 Toledo 202 20x 10 Belknap, Dobernlc and Jackscn; Gill and Splndel. INDIANS RALLY TO TIP KANSAS CITY, 7-6 INDIANAPOLIS. A three-run uprising in the last of the ninth inning gave Indianapolis a 7-6 vie tory over Kansas City today under threatening clouds which limited the attendance to 100. Kansas City ..011 130 000 6 8 3 Indianapolis ..120 000 1037 14 1 Haley, Hendrickson, Gearhauser and Riddle; Johnson, Sivess, Wil son and West STANDINGS AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 7 Cleveland ...7 Detroit 6 Washington 5 New York 4 .700 JOO .600 M0 .444 .444 .364 222 St. Louis 4 Philadelphia Chicago 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 8 0 Cincinnati 6 2 1.000 .750 .500 .462 .444 .400 .286 .143 New York 4 Chicago 6 Pittsburgh 4 St.

Louis 4 Philadelphia 2 Boston 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE (Only 3 games scheduled.) New York Washington 4. Detroit Cleveland 3. Boston 11; Philadelphia 3. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago St. Louis 610 in- nlngs.

Cincinnati Pittsburgh 2. (Only 2 games scheduled). ASSOCIATION Milwaukee Louisville 10. Minneapolis Columbus 410 ij Kansas City Indianapolis Toledo St. Paul 1.

Clay Bryant Has Tonsils Removed CHICAGO, Apr. 29, (AP) Clay Bryant, Chicago Cub pitcher whose sore arm has kept him on the bench since 1938, underwent a tonsillectomy today. Dr. John F. Davis, Cub physician, said Bryant came thru the operation In good condition.

CHICAGO AB A Hack. 3b .13 12 Herman. 2b 1 2 2 Gal an. cf 3 113 0 Lelber, rt. 5 0 3 0 0 Nicholson, cf 4 0 1 6 0 Cavaretta, lb 5 2 2 7 Todd, 6 0 14 1 Mattlck, ss.

0 1 0 0 Dean, 2 0 10 0 Raffensberger, 4 0 0 0 Totals 44 5 15x27 8 xNone out when winning run scored. Wisconsin's Walter Mehl winning special invitation mile race at Penn Relays with Chuck; Fensk of Wisconsin In second place, and Gene Venske of New York trailing third. The time was considered alow, 4.25:8. Pitching Again "And that," said Goloy's manager, Al Weill, "shows you how scared the Louis mob is that Joe will blow the title." In event Louis wins, he probably will face the winner of the Max Baer-Tony Galento fight In a September defense. -That is," Jacobs-added, "if an--other outstanding challenger doesnt come up between now and mid-summer." The battle will be 15 rounds and ticket prices will range from $2 to $27.50.

Godoy will collect 17 per cent of the net and Louis 40 per cent. In the last fight the closest Louis had had since he won title Godoy was voted the decision by one of the three ring of- ficials. He fought from a crouch and gave Louis many uneasy moments. Will Have 2 Surprises "That night," Weill said, "Godoy sprung one surprise. In June, hell have two." Weill would not explain what he second surprise will be but- he added that "Godoy will win a third title for me." Weill now manages two championsLightweight Lou Ambers -and Featherweight Joey Archibald.

Godoy "Is in Chicago appearUxg at a theater and wiU arrive here Friday. He will go to a training camp to be picked later in the week by Weill and start Sunday to get in shape. Louis is in Detroit. Weill said that Godoy "feels that he will be the next champion." "Hes in good shape and only about 15 pounds over his normal fighting weight of 203," Al said. "When he faced Louis the last time he hadn't had a fight In almost a year.

He had Just gotten married and still almost won the title. Eight Apply for Umpiring Jobs in Western Wisconsin WHITEHALL, April 29. (Special) Eight umpires have to date applied for work in the Western Wisconsin loop, which opens Sunday, May 12. Those applying to date are, Ernest Howard of Blair. Basil Erickson, Lester Hanson, and W.

Olson of Whitehall; Clayt Langihe of Eau Claire; Milton Olson and Lorrin R. Nelson of Osseo and Addison Hotchklss of Independence. Other umpires are expected to make application and all applications must be on file with C. Magelee. Pigeon Falls, league secre tary on or before April 30.

Strong Factor in Race League Schedule Will Open May 1 Gillettes Will Phy First Game at Independence The Western Wisconsin Baseball league will get unCer way for its 7th consecutive season, Sunday, May 12. The eight-team league this year has two new member teams Taylor and Augusta, which re place Whitehall and Strum. The schedule drawn up by C. I. Mage-lee, is a split season with the first half ending June 23 and June 30 is an open date left for the purpose of playing postponed games if neces' sary.

The second half closes Aug' ust and the season will be ell maxed with a three-game cham pionship series between the win ners of each half. Sunday evening, Sept. 1 has been reserved for a league all-star game to be play ed at Carson park here. All games In the schedule will be played on Sunday with the excep tion of three night games to be played at Eau Claire, with the Gil lette Tires team as the home team. First Half The schedule Is as.

follows: May 12, Taylor at Areadia: Au gusta at Pigeon Fallsr Osseo at Biaire, and Gillettes at independ ence. May 19, Pigeon Falls at Taylor: Blair at Augusta; Gillettes at Os-seo, and Arcadia at independence. May 26, Osseo at Pigeon Falls: Independence at Blair; Taylor at Gillettes and Augusta at Arcadia. June 2, Arcadia at Osseo; Pigeon Falls at Independence; Blair at Taylor and Gillettes at Augusta. June 9, independence at Aufrus ta; Osseo at Taylor; Pigeon Falls at Blair, and Gillettes at Arcadia.

June 16, Taylor at Independence; Arcadia at Pigeon Falls and Au gusta at Osseo. Tuesday night, June 18, Blair at Gillettes. June 23, Augusta -Taylor: sAr cadia at Blair; Osseo at Independence, and Gillettes at Pigeon Falls. June 30, open date. Second Half Tuesday night, July 2, Pigeon Falls at Gillettes.

July 7, Independence at Osseo; Blair at Arcadia, and Taylor at Au gusta, July 21, Arcadia at Gillettes; Blair at Pigeon Falls; Taylor at Osseo and Augusta at Independ ence. July 28, Augusta at Gillettes; Tay lor at Blalre; independence at Pigeon Falls, and Osseo at Arcadia. Augusta 4, Arcadia at Augusta; Gillettes at Taylor; Blair at In- dpendence, and Pigeon Falls at Osseo. Augusta 11, Independence at Ar cadia; Osseo at Gillettes; Augusta at Blair, and Taylor at Pigeon Falls. Tuesday night, August 13, In dependence at Gillettes.

August 18, Blair at Osseo; Pigeon Falls at Augusta, and Arcad ia at Taylor. Sept. 1, league All-Stars at Gil lettes. Burtis Wins Marble Title Laurence Johnson Is Runner-up in County Meet Calvin Burtis, 14 years old, won the county marble championship at Boyd park Saturday afternoon with a brilliant display of shooting ability. Laurence Johnson the 10 year old runner-up and the smallest boy In the tournament also did some fine shooting.

He won five straight games and then lost two to Burtis by a small margin. The boys participating in the tournament were Laurence Johnson, Gerald Schaefer, Donald Johnson, Dickerson, Charles Johnson, Dick Sherman, Glen Walters, Jerome Roberts, Virgil Anderson. Calvin Burtis, J. Kern, Billy Stidtman, Charles Burgess. Calvin Burtis and Laurence John-son will represent Eau Claire county In the district marble tourna- ment to be held at Boyd park May 1U College Baseball Purdue Notre Dame 2.

Butler Indiana 3. Kansas State Iowa State 7. PHILS OPTION FLAYERS PHILADELPHIA, Apr. 29, (AP) The Phillies announced today they had optioned Danny Litwhll-er, rookie outfielder from Ring town, to Baltimore of the Interna- tinal league. He is subject to recall at any time.

p. .3 2 2 2 Chapman, cf, Moses, rf. MoCoy, 2b. Johnson. If.

Slcfoert. lb. Brucker. c. Rubellng.

3b. LUlard. ss. Caster, p. Boss, EBrancato McCrabb czHayes Totals 33 3 7 27 9 EBatted for Boss in 7th.

EzBatted for McCrabb in 9th. Boston 200 501 03011 Philadelphia 000 010 002 3 Error: Brucker. Runs batted In: Wil liams 3: Foxx Tabor Finney, Rubellnn. Cramer 2: Hayes. 2.

Two- base hits; Cramer, Foxx. Lillard. Fin ney, Lewis. Three-base hits: Williams Home runs: Tabor, Bubsilnjr. Sac rifice: Foxx.

stolen base: Doerr. Double plays: Harris to Doerr to Cronln to Foxx; McCoy to Lillard to Slebcrt. Left on bases: Boston Philadelphia Base on balls: off Caster Boss Harris 5. Struck out: by Caster Roes Harris 3. Hits: off Caster 10 In 3 2-3 Innings: Ross 4 In 3 1-3; McCrabb 3 In 2.

Hit by pitcher: by Harris (Moses). WUd pitch: Harris. Losing pitcher: Caster. Umpires: Bora- in 1 1 iamiwvj, nuc uuuumu, A tendance: 3.00 Time: 2:14. Totals 42 11 19 27 10 PHILADELPHIA 4 0 0 4 1 4 0 110 3 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 9 0 2 11 7 1 ...4 2 2 1 1 ...4 0 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 ...1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 10 0 for Crookston Pirates Booster Button Entitles Holder to Opening Game Bears Rained Out of Daily Workout Yesterday The Eau Claire Junior Chamber of Commerce Is sponsoring an lntra-club game between two picked squads of Eau Claire Bear players at Carson park Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock In an effort to Increase the sale of booster buttons.

A booster button will entitle the holder to witness the intra-squad game as well as the Northern league opener here May 8 between the Bears and Crooks ton. The" contest will be a regulation 9-lnnlng gamt with. Manager lyy Griffin parading the best men on the squad before the public. The dreaded axe made Its first fall of the season this week-end when Manager Griffin released four players. Only one, Delbert rink of New Albin, an outfielder was under contract.

The others cutloose are pitchers Platkln and Babbitt, and Norm Olson, lnflelder. The Bears were rained out of their workout yesterday When 1 the rain ceased for a while around noon. Skipper Griffin ordered the -players out to the park only to be greeted there by another downpour. La Crosse Beats Bean LA CROSSE, April 29 (Special) Lacrosse's Blackhawks, en trants In the newly organized wis consln Class Baseball league, de feated the Eau Claire Bears of the Northern League in an exhibition game here yesterday afternoon, 5 to 4. Eau Claire outhit the Blackhawks 11 to 6 but was unable to bunch the safeties.

Eau Claire threatened to tie the ball game in the ninth In ning by getting two men on base only to have Pincn-nitter Bua Hermans line Into a double-play, Hansen to Schultz. Redlfer hurled the first six in nlngs for the Bears and held the Blackhawks scoreless until the fifth. The Eau Claire southpaw was scored on in that inning, when the home team, aided by several errors by the Bears, sent three runs scurrying across the plate. Jerry Thompson finished the game for Eau Claire and was touched for two runs when Schulta homered in the seventh with one man on base. Lakars, Eau Claire catcher, en tered the game In the eighth inning, and as lead-off man in that frame drove the ball over the left field fence.

The clout was his fourth homer in four days. Whltey Anderson, Eau Claire first baseman, suffered an ankle injury in beating out a bunt in the seventh limine. "Bool" Butkovlch took over the first base job. with Lakars be hind the plate. The box score: EAU CLAIRE AB Anderson, lb 3 Lakers, 8herman.

Shields, rf 3 Glttens. cf 4 Erdman, If 4 Garbarcti. 2b 4 Nelson. 3b Butkovlch, c-lb 4.4 Redlfer. 3 Herman 1 Thompson, 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Totali 35 4 LA CROSSE AB ScbulU.

lb 3 2 Hanach. 2b 4 Bojack. aa 4 0 Slengelt, 3b 4- 0 Cyaon. 4 0 Reagan, ef 0 Andre, cl-rf 3 0 8wan. rt 1 1 Hoard, 3 1 Janes, .1 1 Henley, 0 0 VKrtvlen.

0 Blssen, 0 Totals 28 'Batted tor Anderson In 8th. lor- BAiit? iB.Sth Xau Claire ...000 010 2104 La Crosse .000 030 20 5 Errors Bolack, Hanach. Anderson, Sherman. Erdman. Home runs Schulz, Lakars.

Three base hit--aittens. Oar-barch. Two base hits Olttens, Nelson Garbarch Left on bases La Crosse, Eau Claire, 8: Double plays Hansen to Bchult 2. Hit by, pitcher By swan, Redlfer 2. by Schultz, Redlfer.

First on errors Nelson, Sherman, Hoard, Hanach. Base on balls Off Redlfer, 1 Struck out By Kalata. by Henley, by Thompson l. Arkansaw Beats Prescott Bdxers by 5 to 4 Score ARKANSAW, April 29, (Special) Arkansaw's slugging mittmen remained undefeated this year when they beat Prescott, 5-4. The fighting saw "Tuffy" Longs-dorf lose his first fight of the year to Leseman of Prescott.

Last week they fought to a draw. Ronald Cat-uria, Arkansaw ace, was also held to a draw but Danny Hartung, Mike Livingston and Junle Miles continued their undefeated "ways to assure victory. Complete results follw: A. Dunbar (A) beat P. Rose, (A) In exhibition.

Dodge (P) fought Jacques (P) in exhibition. J. Miles (A) 96, beat Langham, D. Sievwright (A), to Hamilton. (P) 121.

D. Hartung won on TKO In 1st over Poole, (P). M. Wahlund. IK), 128 drew with Teffs, (P) Longsdorf (A) 132, lost to Leseman, (P), 134.

Mike Livingston (A), 139, beat Meier, (P), 141. Ron Caturia (A), 142, drew with 5 Detroit Defeats Indians, Feller Again by 4- Bob Walks Bartell to Force irj Winning Run in 8th DETROIT, April 29. CAP) The Detroit Tigers today scored their second straight decision over Bob Feller as they downed the Cleveland Indians, 4-3 in a game played in a drizzle. With the bases full in the eighth, Feller walked Dick Bartell to force in Bruce Campbell with the win ning run. The Tigers got their other runs In a big opening inning on a pass to Barney McCosky, singles by Bruce Campbell and Charley Gehringer, and a double by Hank Greenberg.

In the ninth the Indians filled the sacks with one man gone but Alton Benton, big -Detroit right relieved Henry Pippen and fanned Ken Keltner and Roille Hemsley. CLEVELAND Boudreau, ss. AB A ...3 0 12 Weatherly, cf. 3 Chapman, rf 4 lb 5 Heath, If A Keltner. 3b 5 Hemsley.

Mack. 2b 3 Feller, 2 Totals 30 3 10 24 I DETROIT McCoeky. cf. 3 Campbell, rf 3 0 1 1 3 1 1 2 0 1 10 0 1 Gehringer, 2b 3 Greenberg, If 4 York. lb.

Biggins. 3b. Bartell. ss. Tebbetts sMetha Sullivan, e.

Pippen, p. Benton, p. 2 ..3 3 ..0 .1 .3 .0 Totals ..........27 4 6 28 14 sHan for Tebbetts In 7th. Cleveland 010 000 2003 Detroit 300 000 01-4 Errors: Gehringer, Greenberg. Runs batted In: Oenrlnger, Greenberg, Bar' tell 2: Boudreau, Trosky 2.

Two- base hits: Trosky 2: Greenberg. Sac rlflces: Feller. Gehringer. Double plays: Boudreau to Mack to Trosky; Keltner to Troeky to Keltner. Left on bases: Cleveland 13: Detroit I Bases on balls: off Feller 6: Pippin 3.

Struck out: by Feller Pippen Ben ton 2. Hits: off Pippen 10 In 1-3 in nings: Benton 0 in 2-3. Hit by pitcher by Pippen (Chapman): by Feller (Hig-Klns). Winning plthcer: Pippen. Um pires: Kolls, Geisel and McGowan.

Time: 2:33. Attendance: 9.07X YANKS WIN 5-4 TO BREAK LOSING STREAK WASHINGTON. The New York Yankees won a 5-4 victory over the Senators today, ending a five-game Washington winning streak and a three-game losing string for the world champions. Buddy Rosar, New-Xbrk reserve catcher, singled home the deciding run in the ninth with his third hit of the game after Frank Crosettl opened with a single and moved to second on a sacrifice. NEW YORK -AB Crosettl.

ss 3 2 14 ilolfe. 3b 4 0 Selkirk. If. 1 Keller, rf ........2 1 Gordon, 2b 3 0 Henrich. cf .1 0 Dahlgren, lb.

..4 0 .3 0 handler, Totals WASHINGTON .30 9 7 27 II Case, cf Lewis, rf. Walker, If, ...4 1 ...3 0 ...3 1 ...3 0 Bonura, lb. Bloodworth, 2b. Pofahl, ss. Early, FerreU, 2 2 1 0 Krakauskas, p.

zWest 1 Hudson, 1 zzWelaJ 4..0 Masterson. p. ........1 Totals 33 4 8 27 IS eBatted for Krakauskas In 3rd. zzBatted for Hudson In 7th. New York 200 020 001 Washington 002 000 1104 Errors: Rolfe, Crosettl, Rosar.

Runs batted In: Selkirk, KeUer, Lewis Henrich Rosar. Two-base hit: Bloodworth. Three-base hits: Selkirk, Lewis. Travis. Stolen bases: KeUer, Lewis.

Double plays: Crosettl to Dahlgren Pofahl (unassisted); Blood worth to Pofahl to Bonura. lien on bases: New York Washington Bases on balls: off Krakauskas Chandler Hudson 1: Masterson 2. Struck out: by Krakauskas 4: Chandler Masterson 2. Hits: off Krakauskas 2 In 3 innings; Hudson 3 In Masterson 2 In 2, Hit by pitcher: by Hudson (Chandler); by Chandler (Case). Passed ball: Early Losing pitcher: Masterson.

Umpires: Qulnn, Plpgras and Summers. Time: 20. Attendance: 8.000. RED SOX CRUSH A'S 11-3; POUND OUT 19 HITS PHILADELPHIA. Boston smash ed three Philadelphia pitchers for 19 hits, including four each by Lou Finney and Ted Williams and submerged the Athletics, 11-3, before 5,000 fans today to win the odd contest of the three-game series.

Rookie Left-Hander Maurice (Mickey) Harris achieved his sec ond straight triumph, limiting the Mackmen to seven nits. BOSTON AB A Finney, rf 3 2 4 10 Cramer, cf. ..4 2 3 1 0 Williams, If. 2 4 10 Foix. lb.

3 0 2 10 1 Cronln, ss 0 1,2 Doerr. 2b .3 1113 Tabor. 3b. .....5 12 10 0 Desautels. c.

1 1,1 9 ST. L0UI3 8. Martin. 2b 4 0 Outterldge. 3b 0 Slaughter, rt 3 1 Medwick.

If 5 2 sEpps 0 1 Mlze, lb 3 1 Padgett, 4 0 zzJ. Martin 1 0 Moore, cf ...4 1 Marlon, as. 4 0 Cooper, 3 0 Russell, i 0 Totals 39 6 13 30 aRan for Medwick In lOtlr. ezBatted for Padgett In 10th Chicago .110 000 120 05 St. Louis 200 120 000 14 Errors: None.

Rune batted in: Galkn Padgett Hack. Moore, Mlze Cavaretta, J. Martin. Two-base hits Nicholson, Medwick. Home runs Moore.

Mlze, Cavaretta, Gal an. Sacrifice: Lelber. Double play: Mattlck to Herman to Cavaretta. Left on bases Chicago 17; St. Louis 9, Bases on balls off Dean Raffensberger Cooper Russell 2.

Struck out: by Dean Raffensberger Cooper 3. Hits; off Dean 8 In 4 1-3 innings; Raffensberger in 4 2-3: Cooper 13 In 7 1-3; Russell 3 In 2 2-3. Winning pitcher: Russell; losing pitcher. Raffensberger. unv pi res: Barr, Stewart and Time: 2:27.

Attendance: 2.935. REDS WIN 3-2 ON HOMERS; SWEEP SERIES CINCINNATI Home runs by Harry Craft and Bill Webber In the seventh and eighth innings nullified five-hit hurling by Max Butcher today as the Cincinnati Reds swept their serles-of-three with Pittsburgh, 3-2 A first-frame balk by the big righthander sent In Werber with the only other tally, although he likely would have scored on Frank McCormlck's single and last hit- allowed by Butcher until Craft con nected five and two-thirds innings later with his first circuit smash of the year. Paul Derringer hits In chalking pitching triumph. scattered nine up his second PITTSBURGH AB A L. Waner, cf ..4 0 2 Garms.

If P. Waner. rf. ..4 0 0 ..4 0 1 ,.401 Vaughan, ss. Davis, c.

Young, 2b. xRlzzo .4 0 1 0 0 Handley. 3b. 2 xxVan Robays Butcher, p. 0 0 Totals .35 2 9 24 3 xBatted for Young in 8th.

xxBatted for Handler In 9th. Werber. 3b. 4 2 2 2 Prey, 2b 3 0 1 0 4 1 11 Goodman, rf 4 P. MoCormlck, lb 4 Lombardl, 3 Craft, cf .3 M.

McCormlck, If ,2 Derringer, p. .3 Jocet, ss. Totals 28 3 5 27 12 Pittsburgh 001 010 0002 Cincinnati .100 000 Ux 3 Error: Joost. Runs batted in; Butch er Werber, Craft. Two-base hit: Vaughan, Butoher.

Three-base hit: Handley. Home runs: Werber, Craft, Stolen bases: L. Waner. Handley. Left on bases: Pittsburgh Cincinnati Bases on balls: off Butcher 3.

Struck out: by Butcher Derringer 1. Balk: Butcher. Umpires: Dunn and Sears. Time: 1:31. Attendance: 1,549.

PACKERS SIGN BROCK GREEN BAY, Wis, Apr. 29, (AP) The Green Bay Packers announc ed today that Lou Brock, 205-pound Purdue halfback, had signed to play with the national professional ball champions. Brock was one of the players on the Packers' draft list last December, being Coach Curly Labeau's second choice behind Harold Van halfback, who signed np last week. Eckert (P), 146. Bobble Caturia, (A), 158, lost to Jacques, (P), 136.

Arkansaw ends the season In a bout with Plum City Friday at Arkansaw. These two towns- are arch rivals and the fight is ex pected to be a regular, grudge af fair. feld of Minneapolis; Jim Boyd of Langdon, N. former St. John's university star, and Aimer Dixon of Northgate, N.

showing to the best advantage. Ray Brown of Los Angeles, a veteran, appears to have second base clinched, but is get ting a tough run from Ed Gumlla of Crosby-Ironton, and Angelo faa- porito of Rockford, 111. Bob Mason, last year's regular shortstop, will not report until school is over for the summer, but Joe Rusin of Minneapolis looks like a great prospect at that spot with Curt Larson of Little Falls, an other strong! contender. Sheldon Bender of St. Louis, regular third sacker last year," may turn to pitching this year and in event he does a couple of fine prospects are on hand in Joe Sa-porito of Rockford, 111., and Ray Dexter of Bagley, Minn One Outfielder Back Only veteran outfielder back out side of Turck who played that po sition part of last season is Clint Dahlberg of Howard Lake, Minn.

Joe Blaska, North Dakota youth who finished last season here, Har ry Johnson of Crosby Wes Cum-mlngs of Roseglen N. Wade Weimar of St. Paul, Kenneth Kan-konen of Sanborn, and Don Silas of Bayfield, show the most promise at the present time. 3 Early" workouts-' showed' the' Pir ate pitchers to be far ahead of the batters, with not lass than four chuckers having spent at least a month in the south and ready to bo the route. Manager Ray Oppegaard fo the Minneapolis farm system was expected here before there are any wholesale releases to look over me field with the possibility, some players would be sent to the La Crosse club of the new Wisconsin State league, another Minneapolis farm.

prize money distribution will be decided by the captains of each of the eight teams. Steve Lichene, captain of the Sol-berg team was presented with a medal by Bugs Mason, A.B.C. representative for his fine showing in the Strum tournament His 560 total was the highest rolled in the Strum meet. Frank Glomski; Louis Phillips, Steve Lichene, Art Grinsel, Hanco*ck, Bud Barney, Art Spoerrl and Clayton Wold are the captains of the eight teams in the league. Tigers Release Three Players DETROIT, April 29.

(tJP) The Detroit Tigers tonight released rilnvorc fn TVnumnnt on 24- MM Kviir rwalV Owner Walter O. Briggs, of the Detroit baseball club said Pitcher Dick Conger, former University of Southern California star, and Outfielder Frank Secory and Catcher Dixie Parsons, both with the Toledo Mudhens last season, would report at Dallas releases-cut the TJger squad, to 27 playrs, two over the limit allowed after May' 15. CROOKSTON, Mln, April 29 Like most baseball clubs the Crookston Pirates of the Northern baseball league is on the lookout for a trio of fence busting outfielders. They way things are shaping up at present pitching again will be a strong factor for the Crookston team which will be under the di rection of a new manager Fred Nelsler of St. Louis, Mo.

Nelsler Is a catcher of ten years experience In organized baseball. While not consideres an unusually heavy hitter, Nelsler holds a tie or they world's record of consecutive hits In a nine inning contest. In that gatne he hit seven for seven, Including two doubles, a home run, and four singles. He will hold down the regular catching post. Young Catcher Outstanding Most promising catcher on the list is young Wesley Westrum of Clearbrook, Minn.

This youth, not yet through high school, will sign with the Pirates at the close of the school years and is regarded as the prize rookies of the 1940 crop. The pitching staff will have as its mainstays Mike kallen, Boyd, optioned to Crookston by Minneapolis, and Ernie Sovada, Holdingford, young southpaw who was with the Millers for a time last season and was in training with uiac American Association emu una spring along with Skaalen. Other pitching veterans or last year are Pete Savage of Iron River, Wis, and onTurck of St. Cloud who also is a utility man and can be used In the outfield. Among newcomers looking good to Manager Nelsler are Tuffy Oien of Ren- ner, S.

Mel Olson or Fergus Falls, Frank Nesseth of Litchfield, and Morris Hanson of Minneapolis. First Base Job Open There is a wide open fight on for first base honors with Ed Kron- Glomski Heads Classic League Loop to Start August 30; 930 Average Necessary At the first annual meeting of the Classic Bowling league held at the Legion hall Friday night and which was attended by 45 to 50 men, Frank Glomski was elected presi dent, Art Spoerrl, vice-president and Ernie Gelsler elected to the Secretary Job. All teams of the league will av- erago between 930 and 945, and will start their first regular season at 7:00 o'clock Friday night August 30 and continue until May 1. The league voted to use 3-3 wood. the pins to be changed after each round and to be used only by the Classic league.

The initial entry fee of $25.00 is to be paid to the secretary before the league swings into action. The COMFORTABLE Mildness plus Character.

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The St. John's Telegram faces an uncertain future as its owner, Halifax-based Saltwire, seeks protection from its creditors.

Who owns the exponent telegram? ›

The Exponent and Telegram newspapers in Clarksburg were owned by separate companies until 1927. After that year they were owned by Clarksburg Publishing Company, sharing staff and facilities but published separately. In 2002, they were combined into a single newspaper, the Exponent Telegram.

Who owns the Columbus telegram? ›

The Columbus Telegram is a Lee Enterprises Newspaper and is published Tuesday thru Saturday Delivery. USPS: 68601.

Who owns the Telegram and Gazette? ›

NEW YORK — New Media Investment Group Inc., the public parent company of GateHouse Media, the owner of the Telegram & Gazette, has signed an agreement to acquire Gannett Co. Inc. Following closing, both the public and operating companies will be called Gannett.

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