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Chester Times (Newspaper) - August 18, 1948, Chester, Pennsylvania DeshongWins Rookie Southpaw Paces Tribe Pitchers Fords To Have f rft By United Press poke was his fourth jnckpot jolrpnce by rapping the Phillies 10 to 1 w 1 O 1 In KW I Quickly now who is the hottestof the year and that tied a major in Philadelphia as the Phils made j Kin1 fll Off Jill JL UU1 IlCy i pitcher on the staff of the record Rookie Bob Porterjseven errors to help out Brooklyns If IJl VF1 Ivl kJllltClVI J I leading Cleveland Indians field tossing a sixhitter gained his14hit attack Rookie Carl Erskinci O I tThe Deshong Playground ball Bob team scored an easy 18 to 7 victory j Nope Bobby Pel over the Gartside nine Tuesday tojler rsk tsk advance to the quarterfinal round Its rookie Gene of the Rec Boards citywide juniorBearden the Ar tournament ikansas southpaw The Deshong nine took a of be fvom the book of the Philadelphia i thp onlv real Phillies in winning They spotted j Indian on the In the opposition three runs in the I j jans he first inning and then hit double j k j a our figures in their own half But they j hit g lo over wentthe Phils two better scoring j he Sl Louis 12 times while the Phils got only Browns under the ten in their first inning last Friday i lights in Cleve against the Giants I land last night it Reds Garrison with two hits was his 12th win BEARDEN paced the Deshing nine scoring against only three losses four runs Bobby Yurgatis pitched j It was his fourth shutout and tor the winners and gave up f0urth straight winning start three hitf Browns couldnt touch him In another scheduled game Watts jail four of their hits being singles forfeited to Lamokin Two more The Indians slugged Bill Kennedy tournament games are scheduled for I for six runs in the fifth inning with today Jefferis meeting Morton thisKen Keltners triple the big blow morning at Deshong Park and Lini and then added two more off Karl coin meeting Dewey this afternoon Drews in the sixth That was the at CHS Field starting at p m win and it put the Indians two By United Press poke was his fourth jnckpot jolrpnce by rapping the Phillies 10 to 1 Quickly now who is the hottestof the year and that tied a major in Philadelphia as the Phils madcj i pitcher on the staff of the record Rookie Bob errors to help out Brooklyns I leading Cleveland Indians field tossing a sixhitter gained his 14hit attack Rookie Carl Erskine i first majorleaiue victory iwent all the way to get his fifth The Yank win ruined a tcstljwm for Brooklyn i monial night to Senator owner The thirdplace St Louis ELLIOTT TO LEAD COLLEGE STARS Chalmers Bump Chicago Elliott versatile halfback of the Clark Griffith The Silver Pox was fell threeandahalf games behind honored in pregame ceremonies Boston by dropping a 4 to 2 decision erford Cards team 1047 Michigan Rose Bowl team will iead the College AllStars against the About 70 candidates for the Havj professional champions the Chicago with President Truman making the key speech in which he called Grif to the Cubs in a day game at Chi cajro Township High School grid will report for the initial practice at Brookline on Aug 23 Forty more are when school opens on Sept Monday expected fith a great American citizen j Ralph Kiner blasted his 31st home Ted Gray of the Detroit nil of the year to give the Pirates was the third rookie of the nighti J Veteran coach Bill Stinson will to win in the American League burgh getting credit for a 6 to 4 victory i over Chicagos White Sox at Detroit SHIBE PARK The Boston Braves held onto their twogame margin in the National j League by belting the New York Giants 10 to 2 at the Polo Grounds Bill Voiselle an exGiant held his mates to six hits while the Braves got 14 The Dodgers in second place kept to 3 wln over the Reds in Pitts BOOK sessions twice a opens in an day until effort to strengthen certain weaknesses Cardinals in the charity football game Friday night in Soldier Field Elliott elected captain in the pre game bMotins Is the first Michigan player to win tlie full captaincy Al Wister Wolverine tackle was cocaptain of the 1943 nilstars Trnini Carl Erickson said that JFUotts bad knee which he injured CHESTER PA TIMES WEDNESDAY AUGUST 18 COLLISSON GETS ECA POSITION Washington INS The Eco nomic Cooperation Administration announced the appointment today of Norman H Collisson special as sistant to Interior Secretary Krug to ECAs European staff The ECA said that Collisson will serve ns deputy chief of its mission to the AmericanBritish Bizone r Germany Collisson will have as his imntjcii ate superior W Averall Harnman Prankie Sodano Philadelphia was a winner STANLEY Theatre STARTS TOMORROW According to Stinson the end nmljin Saturdays intrasmiad duel may center positions will have to beikeen him 01 of the name In that hOAS special representative in i A Ill I Ul Ul I UlHl r J ul Wed AUR vs Phils sisiftTengthened if thejine is to funcjevent the two quarterbacks Johnny ILujack of the Notre DameT forma tion and Howard Verges of Mlchi Thurs Avis game Prl Aug York vs A 845 Sal Aug York vs As 2 pm Sun Aug York vs As games 130 pm Mon Aug game Tues Aug vs As Wed Aug Detroit vs As 230 Thurs Aug vs As 230 tlon inthe desired manner j The backfield is expected to j fair if two boys cnn be found Gartside iDeshong abh o a Sterling ss 3 0 0 OiWllms rf Terrell 2b 4 1 1 SiGarson 2b 4nson Ifp 100 4OConnorss MLlln pir 3 1 1 2Hlpka 3b Crews lb 3 0 11 OILeWis 11 Biggins rf 3 1 0 OiDobie lb 301 0Clayton cl 201 QiMunha c PRESIDENT HONORS SUN VILLAGE TOPS CLARK GRIFFITH LINCOLN AC NINE match Frank Grouse veteran full back and Dick DAgosiino regu lar halfback last year The boys reporting who have had experience are Tom Jones and Bruce Yelland substitute ends last year along with John Cirillo Bob Europe and chief of the bizone dele gation Collisson is a captain in the Navy ganssingle wing will act as field supervised the soft coal mines j captain Horses vanished on the North American Continent until Hermando Cortez brought over a group of Spanish steeds These animals be came the founders of the wild horse during the governments seizure in 11946 He is 48 years old and was born In Philadelphia Young cf Mann 3b 2110 3161 000 Ojyurgatis p 3 I 0 1 IStefani rf a 0 0 0 Washington Truman went front of the seconTpface last night to pay abi o a Philadelphia As whose game with to its 78yearold owner 3020 third place Boston was rained out 2213 Tne Athletics had a 20 lead on I o i o I the Boston Red Sox going into the 3 i i i last half of the second inning of i their night game at Boston when INS President1 Sun Village A A defeated to Griffith Stadium coin AC a to 0 in an exhibition personal tribute ball game at Sun Ship Field Tues Hoover and Bill Rnsh J Vs last I family in North America year The tackles Keith Kern Gene Niuilft io iAndson 2b 1 1 0 0 IGreen ss 1101 IPromal 3b 2101 k Total Deshong iHamtonlb 2050 iKkinan cl J 0 1 0 r i abi o a 23 313 Total 301021 10 12 3 0 3 0 0 Johnson 2 Jones 2 McLaughlln Biggins Murtha Williams 2 Garris 4 Green OConnor Ripka Lewis 2 Dobie Clayton 2 Sterling Terrell 2 Jones Stausbury TEAMS PLAY 11 TIE The Upland Fire Company and Garden City engaged jn a i to 1 tie in a Southern Penn League game Tuesday Tom Crowley on the mound for Upland scattered four hits while Upland made six off Bar rett Upland FC iGarden City abhoa abhoa 4031 3131 3 1 1 4 0 1 rain forced a cancellation of activ ity The umpires waited for 57 min utes before finally calling off the game Tommy Henrichs grandslam home run highlighted the New York Yankees 8 to 1 victory under the lights against the Senators Toms Atlcinsss BFgson3b GFgsonc Hoopes2b Connersrf Lollandll Cookcl Mileslb Crowleyp 3081 IWorralUb 3101 3120 IKraramiccf 3040 Garden City Upland FC Ferguson 310 Oldooperc 3100 IPlattlf 3 1 1 OlYounglb 2040 Barrettp 3 1 2 1 ipascnallrf i 27 6 21 5 Totals 01000 00100 3130 2000 2181 3011 2010 Cooper 25 4 21 S 0 0 Errors B DOCUSEN IN TEST Chicago Docusen of ISTew Orleans will defend his rat ing as the No 1 welterweight boxing title contender tonight in a 10 round bout with Gene Burton New York in Comiskey Park of Weir Travel Agency 25 Reduction on Round Trip Transatlantic Air Fares starting October 1st Can Accept Reservation Now 523 WELSH ST Phone 37185 Now 50 Brooklyn Dodgers iPhillies ab ho a BacKleylf 5110 Ashburncf Hobinson2b 4233 Hamner2b Hermsklrf 4331 Blatniklf Snidercf 4 2JS OiEnnlsrt Reesess 5 1 6 OJSislerlb Hodgeslb 516 OiMtllerss Camplac 415 Cox 3b 521 SjSemlckc Erslclnep 510 OlEowep Dubielp aWalker INahemp bEowell cHaas ab ho a 4250 4013 4120 3001 3150 4022 4172 4351 0000 0000 1000 0000 1000 0000 1000 Clark C day Sam Piergiovanni and Bill Vnllar the bushybrowed patriarch of base ball at ceremonies preceding the WashingtonNew York night game Griffs eyes twinkled as Mr Tru man standing in the buntingclad presidential box quippecj to the crowd Mrs Truman a ball better than I a great ad mirer of the Washington ball club Then the President described Griffith one of the founders of the American League as a shining ex ample of what this great country can produce He comes from the diamond and runs a diamond For one brief moment the huge throng was silent Mr Truman said there was another honored guest at tonights of base balls Ruth shutout for the Villagers with three I The backs are Frank Grouse strikeouts to his He walked uiar fullback Dick DAgostino rn ju i i regular halfback Foster Beiswnnger and Bill Corbett substitute half backs Frank Hemphill substitute fulback Dave Harvey sub quar terback Karl Hazel1 Bob Long and Warren J V backs last year Haverford opens its season with Chester on Sept 18 at PMC sta one Three double plays helped Cantler achieve the whitewash The Villagers bunched most of their six hits in the first two inn ings off starting hurler Bill Leon ard scoring three times in the first inning and twice in the second Teedy Ryan and Ray McLaughlin each drove in two of the Villagers idium 33 8 27 9 3 Hermanski 3 Totals 41 14 27 12 Totals aFanned for Dublel in 5th bPlled out for Nahem in 1th cPlied out for Heusscr in 9th Brooklyn 00023014 Phillies 000 Backley Snider Reese Cox Ennis Runs batted 2 Hermanski 2 Rackley Snider Hodges Semlnlck 3 Blatnlk Ennis Caballero Miller Stolen Reese Robinson 2 Twobase 2 Sisler Double and Reese 2 Lett on 8 Phillies 9 Base on Rowe 1 Erskine 4 Nahem 1 Heusser 1 Struck Rowe 1 Erskine 5 Nahem 1 Heusser 1 Rowe 7 In 4 innings Dubiel 0 in 4 Nahem 2 in 2 Heusser 5 in 2 Hit by Rowe Losing Rowe Conlan and Stewart EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT CLAM FEAST AT GIAMBOrS GRILLE Boothwyn Pa CLAMS Any Style Other Sea Food Specials Lobsters Shrimp Crabs Oysters SHARON HILL OFF FOR CAMP The Sharon Hill High footbal squad leaves today for Camp Nik OMahs Milmont Pa where it wil train until SaturdayAugust 28 The new Owls coach Raymonc Stengel and his assistant Howard Tinsley are in charge of the group Dodds Runs Batted 2 Mc 2 Glampalml P Giampalmi TwoBase Dodds Struck out by Canter 3 Pierce 2 Heller 2 Leonard 1 Bases on Balls off Canter 1 Pierce 2 Losing Pitcher of 25 candidates The boys leaving for camp Ed Haiges back George Hillier tackle Walter Brown center CraigWhit taker back Walter Back end Dave Hoy tackle Joe Cotamaccio guard John Warriner back Larry Mur phy back Dick Sposato end Prank Williamson guard Paul Michener guard Lou Sorrentino back Warren Price tackle Dave Miller back Bill Keers tackJe Walter Ackert end Don Familiar back Prank Small guard Ray Dimattia back Charles Yeager end Eugene Weaver back James MacDonald center Robert Kugel back Charles Vlaimone center Coach Stengel a former Penn star succeeds Ted Schmitt who is now line coach at the University of Pittsburgh runs Sun Village Kilbyss McLhlincf Sosciajf Millerlf Byanlb Crghton3b Diamondc Dodds2b Massie2b Canterp iLincoln ab h 3 1 0 5Harsch2b 3221 1031 EPlercecf h oa 3032 3020 PGpmllb 2160 3 0 1 OlTalbotrf 3 2110IWGpmic 300 SIGrantlf 2030 2111 IKaness 1000 2002 Leonardp Piercep iHellerp Totals Lincoln Sun Village 23621 0 Totals 000 200 VETERAN HAZLETON COACH DIES AT 54 Hazleton Coach Hugh V Hughey McGeehan who piloted Hazleton High School to 2102 three PIAA state championships died of a heart attack Tuesday night The 54yearold athletic director of Hazleton city schools collapsed while awaiting the start of a school 3000 2160 2010 2000 UO 0 1 1000 0000 2 McLaughlin 213185 0 0 Soscta CBC SCORES WIN The Chester Boys Club defeated the Parker Aces 4 to 2 in a Senior Recreation League battle outhitting the Aces 7 to 2 Chester B C Meli3b MayIf Maelroc MDonaldss Capassoct Swansonrl ab tio a 4102 4010 3170 3110 3 21 0 2012 3100 ab h o a 3022 Menanctelb 3091 Feclyp 3113 Parker Aces Trosiuo3b Guldearf 3 0 n o Brownlb 2070 Hlcombelf 3100 Fullertonss 3121 Totinocf Watson2b 3092 2000 2021 Boltp Hankins Vaul iClnrk 2000 1000 1000 1000 002 Totals 28 1 21 8 ihester B C 2 Parker Aces 0200 Buns Meli McDonald OBrien Holcombe rosino OBrien 28 2 21 8 0 0 0 0 Copasso Fullerton Errors Maelro Menanete Here s Your Solution to CareFree Driving GET YOURSELF A flock board meeting He died before physician could be summoned A native of Hazleton McGeehan graduated from Villanova College where he starred on the baseball and football teams Although he never played basketball he gained statewide fame as a court coach His first team tied for the cham pionship of the Anthracite League but lost ii a playoff Later his teams won the state title in 1928 1929 and 1938 and reached the state finals i in 1944 losing to Duqncsne REC CITY LEAGUE PLAYOFFS START The St Michaels CC baseball team and the Naval Reserve meet tonight at 630 on the Deshong Park diamond in the first game of a roundrobin playoff for the Recrea tion Boards City League title The two teams qualified for the playoffs along with the Central BC nine The winner of tonights game will play Central on Friday Games continue until two of the three clubs nave two defeats each The team remaining will be declared champs of the league The St Mikes nine coached by Tom King will have Joe Sullivan Al Lansberry and Bob Howley ready for pitching duty with either James Porde or Franny Desmond j behind the plnte The first prize offered the winner of a horse race was made In 1512 at Chester England The prize was wooden ball festooned with flow Todays Feature StartingTimes Apollo Blonde Savage 135 635905 Alias a 2457451015 Boyd The Pirate 110310 510715S015 Congress Hazard 200730 930 to 923 of the 630B05 Fighting 7501025 of 741949 of Texas 945 Stanley nn Island With It Happen 100 331 602 833 The Big From a Stranger 835 WashinRton 234438645846 Silver River SODANO SCORES WIN IN DUBLIN Dublin UD Olympic boxers boasted four victories in six bouts over R similar group of Irish boxers as their part of a spec ial exhibition staged Tuesday Only Hank Herring the Florida sailor who lost a close decision in dropping the Olympic welterweight title and bantamweight Bill Bossio another sailor suffered defeats FREE PARKING AIR CONDITIONED Paramount BING JOAN CROSBY FONTAINE Color by LAST TIMES TODAY ON AN ISLAND WITH YOU Daily Cryptogram RIGHT STOOPED KA OHAKOT NE TONHKY NVHY NE TOJHKY Solution tomorrow Yesterdays solution Military musician regrets he has but one fife to give for his country Most Populr TlienUMjC MAC TODAY AND TOMORROW lunis Morgan FIGHTING 69th WAVNK MORRIS CLAIHE TRBVOR VALLEY OF THE GIANTS KEENANS MUSICAL BAR 103 W 3rd St Chester Pa Presents EDDIE WEBER WIZARD OF PIANO AND ACCORDION Formerly Featured Three Yeam Mayfair Lounge Claridge Hotel Atlantic City TODAV AND TOMOIUtOW WALIACK IIEKRY in ALIAS A GENTLEMAN BLONDE SAVAGE TODAY ONLY LOVE FROM A STRANGER Also EXPOSED VICTOR MATURE JFury at Furnact Crtik Chester Most Distinctive Tneatrt Immediate to 1947 Models You Save 3 Ways and Get New Car Performance 1 Better Gas Mileage 2 Less Oil Consumption 3 Increased Tradein Value Low Price includes all of This 1 JVew Motor Block Asschihly 2 Vcw Exhaust Valves 1 Valve 4 Valve Keys H Pan Set 7 Valve Cover Ciasket 8 Timing Cover 9 Carbure tor Kil 5 Head Gasket Set 10 Clutch Disc 11 Spark Plug 12 Points 13 Condenser 14 15 ew Oil Labor includes overhaul carhnreliir installing new motor reseating head grinding new valves cleaning oil line and reset clean breather ONLY 295 CASH REMEMBER NO MONEY DOWN GENERAL CHEVROLET 75 WEST 9th at Bridge Ph 39285 THIS PICTURE IS RECOM MENDED FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY From MGM with H NEW Cole Porter Hits Appearing Nightly BENNY McCABE at the Keyboard HMTB FEATURES OLD Reading BEER TRADITIONALLY PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH THI OLD HEADING INC RIADINO PA Dwtributed by I COUNTY BEVERAGE Phone Media 2709 Media Pa MARCUS HOOK BEVERAGE 936 Maiden Lane Phone 52624 COLLEGE THEATRE SWARTHMORE Chester Koid at Fairvlew Road LAST TIMES TODAY Clark Turner HOMECOMING STARTS TOMORROW MY REGARDS SOc TO Children 25c XJLX SavillB EDDYSTONE DIAMOND JIM CARTOON NEWS Tropicana to the Ladies LYRIC DOWN TO EARTH THIRD HIGHLAND IN TECHNICOLOR MEDIA AIRCONDITIONED TODAY ONLY ROY ROGERS in EYES OF TEXAS IN COLOR THURSDAY ROMANCE OF THE HIGH SEAS MATINEE DAILY AT 2 IN WARNER BROS STATE Sclentiflcalljr AirCondltloned STARTS TODAY PLUS WILL IT HAPPEN AGAIN THE LIFE OF HITLER TODAY AND TOMORROW REAL LIVE WESTERN ERROL FLYNN ANN SHERIDAN SILVER RIVER ALSO i SUPERMAN PKOSFBCT PARK FREE PARKING TODAY ONLY GLEN KEYE8 MATING OF MILLIE THURSDAY ONLY Wreck of Hespirus MR RECKLESS CONGRESS PAULETTE GODDARD HAZARD CHESTER COCKTAIL LOUNGE NINTH AND WELSH STREETS LARRYS Komclhlnr New Has Come to Chester Sec the Hammond Organ on the MERRYGOROUND Jack Rhoads at the Console ITS NEW ITS DIFFERENT Nolhlnjt Like It Anywhere Try Our Delicious Foods 5 PM till Closing You Trlurt Our Dellclnui llomeMade SNAIMKR SOUP Free Parkin at Ksso Station Acrcis Street TONIGHT RADIO PARK BETWEEN BOOTHS CORNER AND JOHNSONS CORNER ONROUTE 191 IIMMIE LEON and their ENTIRE STAGE SHOW ALSO BILL HALEY AND THE 4 WESTERN AGES COWBOY RECORDING ARTISTS WPWA 1590 Kc 730 AM AND 505 PM Bui leaves Klffhlh and Sprout at 7 P M for Radio Park Stops at Ninth and Highland Avenue at P M Lin wood at P M Boothwyn at P M Last bun back to Chester from park at 11 P M Admission Adults SOc Children 25c Under 8 Free SATES OPEN AT 7 P MFIRST SHOW AT I P M SUNDAY AUQ 22JESSE ROGERS
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