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Evening Independent (Newspaper) - August 18, 1928, Massillon, Ohio Sportittory THIS DATE P fr hr M Qerbet Bt Louis and totFinflelder born In Columbus Friberg Inflelder Ih PhiladelphiaNationals born in N H Burleigh National Igue pitcher born in Clearlake Pitcher Baumeister of Jack iville pitched nohit game against lumWain South Atlantic league 1931Jack Beritley Baltimore cher collected two hits In third ing and two in eighth inning 1 Babe Ruth made home run 23 t Also No 32 in 1923 Also I 12 Ih 1925 Lake team hammered 13 hits in one inning Carey Pittsburgh Pi le oMtftelder went to Brooklyn by ON THIS DATE Sunday Aug 19 Goodman lightweight rn in Odessa Russia shorelived Iwyweight sensation born in hscott Ariz v Willard later worlds livywelght champion knocked out Ither McCarthy in ten rounds at Iw Falkenberg pitched no gatne for Oakland against Seattle Murphy of Oakland record of 10 assists at third base J 922TTHelen Wainwright American Jl swimmer set new records for f IH yards and metres at Man Beach New York This suit never would meet with the approval of U S beach censors but it it popular oa sands at Deauville France Ruth made home run 24 Elmer Smith with Portland homev runs in one game Iree in the next one one in the lit one in the fifth for a total runs in five games EIGH COUNT AND MEET N Aug The hstioii of which horse is the best in America will be de in what promises to be I most sensational races in since Victorian carried the ltttn colors to triumph in the hakness and Reigh Count galloped I victory in the Kentucky Derby the pstlon of superiority has remained Isettleti in the Travers a mile and nuarter Victorian Reigh Count li five others will go to the post e sRvall field makes it certain that rrelwill be no crowding of conse f as one can predict Victorian l seethe pace for a mile at least II then it will be up to Reigh Count mettle All of the other rank outsiders but there quite a few turfites who give M jiveristeins Misstep an outside lines L Fator will ride Victorian I Lang will be on Reigh Count rames Rowe trainer of Victorian 1 3 hlrnin better condition now than I any time in his career which was I messed by his easy victory in the lamplain handicap neigh Count livecr his readiness by his victory 1 the iililler stakes Count Victorian and Mis p will each have 126 pounds up Petee Wrack 117 Bun Diavolo 120 ndTcations are that the track will heavy MAN IN CANADIAN FINALS AMERICAN LEAGUE L 37 41 57 63 C4 73 W Ixew 78 Philadelphia St Louis 60 Cleveland 54 Chicago 33 Washington 62 SO Boston 42 American Boston 4 Chicago 3 Washington 3 Detroit 1 Other games postponed American Games Today Cleveland at New York St Louis at Washington Chicago at Boston Betroit at Philadelphia NATIONAL LEAGUE W L St Louis 70 44 New 64 43 65 51 63 50 tl 50 Brooklyn 68 S3 70 30 76 National Results Pittsburgh 109 Philadelphia 31 Cincinnati 2 Boston i Brooklyn 1 Chicago 0 New York 3 Kt jlouis 2 National Games Today New York at St Louis Brooklyn at Chicago Boston Philadelphia at Pittsburgh AMERICAN ASSOCIATION W 74 Minneapolis 73 70 Kansas City 66 St 65 Toledo 61 51 Columbus 51 Association Results Indianapolis 34 St Paul 26 Columbus 5 Milwaukee 2 Minneapolis 6 Louisville 3 t Association Games Today Toledo at Kansas City Louisville at Kt Paul Indianapolis at Minneapolis Columbus at Milwaukee CENTRAL LEAGUE w L Pet 673 SiO El 3 45 43 Pet gl ESS 558 650 491 320 183 Todays Sport Card a Big One By Associated Press A sports f Mat varied enouf h to satisfy the appetite of the most discerning fan Is to be served today Golf and tennis bead the menu but there are plenty of other dishes ranging from baseball to automobile rac inf The leading events follow Forest Hills N eastwest tennis matches and ex hibition Helen Wills vs Fritz Merew Rye N Sutton Bandy vs Mrs A H Chapln in the finals of the eastern tennis championships also exhibition Big Bill Tilden vs Frank Hunter Culver Junior tennis final Frank Shields New York vs Keith Gledhlll SanU Barbara Cal Altoona Altoona speedway automobile races final in Canadian amateur golf cham pionship W K Lanman United States vs C Ross Somervillc Canada v of womens western golf championship with Miss Virginia Wilson of Chicago opposing Mrs Harry Pressler of Los Angeles Davis Cup team in second day of matches with Canadian players Saratoga Springs N Count Victorian and other lead ing horses in the Travers stakes M DM OHIO CINCINNATI REDS BUY ROOKIE STARS CLEVELAND SCENE OF POLO BATTLES CLEVELAND Aug 13 was pitted against west today in the opening battle for the national inter circuit polo championship It was the first national polo meet to be held in the mlddlewest The initial contest drew together two army fours the cavalry school team from Fort Riley and the sixth field artillery team from Fort Hoyle Md CANTON BATTLES ARE RAINED OUT Rain Friday evening put a damp er on Mike McKinneys open air fight show booked for Lakeside sta dium and the card has been post poned to Monday night Bud Gor man of Wisconsin and Sandy Sei fert of Pittsburgh will tangle in the main go Both fighters are now in Canton and will remain until Mon day Kayo Kutz of Massillon and Rough House Ritz of Wheeling meet in a scheduled six rounder 53 57 58 61 61 67 75 76 Pet 583 561 477 405 Pet 591 4SS 465 432 372 I MONTREAL Aug the 1st tiriie since 1914 the final Around I the amateur golf cham Insnip will be an international con between an American and a Ca player Lanman of Columbus j survivor of an Americrn coritin lit tKat numbered 17 I seven of whom qualified for I j play will meet C Ross I nerViHe of London winner the title in 1926 in the final 30 I e match over the Summerlea gol lirse today Ijauman entered the finral Friday h a sweeping victory over J H juntfiekTof Edmondton 10 and 8 to play Mountfield the I stem Canadian amateur cham In could make no against L young American who has de I tedthree Canadian opponents by lie margins to reach the final I lomerville who has been runner forthe title twice in addition to one victory had a narder time chihg the final He defeated F I Hoblitzel of Toronto 3 and 2 Fri I r after two easy wins and a 38 e fettle Thursday haa brought i semifinal HORSESHOES A ROUND ROBIN HORSE IDE TOLJRNAMENT SCHEDULE August 20 Evans vs A Helmann J t HaJko vs Charles Syler It Kirby vs Carl Hlmmel Helton Elmore vs K Smith l H Cecil vs Soupy Keller leojge Lewis vs Wade Slrohaker l A Wenzo vs tlarry Iprankle Halko vs Ham Smith II Hlclcoch vs Donald Findley ROBIN HORSESHOE TOUR f STANDING W L vii 3 0 Smith 3 0 30 8 1 I HuiSroel Eltfiore H0kt 1 FinHley ann 7 4 4 4 4 4 1 ft 0 0 0 Pet 100U 300J 300U S8X 777 BUS 666 668 66B HI 000 000 000 000 H HlckocVc PUSTRIAL HORSESHOE LEAGUE STANDING W L Pet rrmnn Meats 41 20 672 erlAll Stars 37 22 62l I lisa Alloy 24 35 J3S Drawn Steel 15 37 2S8 Dayton 28 18 Springfield 21 22 Ft Wayne 20 23 Akron 19 25 Canton 15 27 Central League Results Dayton 6 Springfield 6 Canton 5 Akron l Erie S Fort Wayne 4 SHIELDS AND WOOD WIN DOUBLES TITLE CULVER Aug Coming from take the last two sets Prank Shields of New York and W Barry Wood of Milton Friday won the national junior doubles ten nis championship defeating Keith Gledhill of Santa Tirbara and Ellsworth Vines of Pasadena 46 63 26 64 63 The national boys doubles honors went south when Kendall Cram of Nashville and Joe Bill Eralley of Austin won the final match R G Hebard White Plains N and Raeme Donovan New York 36 64 64 In the championship match for the national junior singles title today Shields will clash with Gledhill Graham and Hebard will fight It out for the national boys singles crown WOLVERINES BACK WITH STRONG TEAM The Wolverines for several years one of Massillons leading amateur elevens will be back on the gridiron this year with an eleven that prom ises to be even stronger than that of 1927 Several new players have been added to the squad Practice sessions were started a week ago and another strenuous workout is scheduled for Sunday morning at 9 oclock on the Cherry road NW athletic field All players and others wishing to tryout art to report AMATEUR TOURNEY LATE THIS MONTH Plans are now nearing completion for the Stark county amateur golf tournament which will be held on the Brookside country club course the week of August The qualifying round in the tournament will be played August 29 A host of amateur stars are expected to compete CARDS RECALL YOUNG PLAYER MINNEAPOLIS Aug 18 Ernie Orsitti Minneapolis outfieidar has been recalled by the St Louis club of the National league and will join the Cardinals in St Louis Leo Wolfer left star shortstopof Rock Island club of the Mississippi Valley league and Silas Johnson righthanded pitcher of the same club have been purchased by the Cincinnati Reds to re port early in September Wolfer starred at bat nndlon the Johnson had won 16 games and lost 6 when aold 41 SWIMMERS IN LAKE BRADY RACES AKRON Aug 18 Fortyone swimmers from 14 Ohio cities will compete in the state amateur two and onehalf mile Marathon event at Lake Brady Sunday afternoon The Akron Swimming Club has 13 men In the event and hopjs to take a majority of the six cups offered Among the leading swimmers to compete are Ernest Kohlmeyer of Lorairt winner ofa recent Marathon contest there in remarkable time George Mollis of Akron state long distance swimming champion and Andy Fela national interscholastic backstroke swimmer The Goodyear blimp Puritan will take part in events preceding the Marathon The ship will fiy over the lake and drop two flags just before the race Tlireo other special water events nre included on the programme which will start at 3 oclock Peters Adventures By MRS FLORENCE SMITH VINCENT peur In Wedding Including a small dog whose sole purpose in the plot is to chew up a pair ot shoes which Reggie has left outside his door in a Santa Barbara hotel It is the chewing of tlio shoes that starts the swift action which contin ues throughout the three acts The lines are replete with epigram matic wit and scintillating humor a thoroughly sophisticated comedy with a touch of daring here and theve Final performances of The Girl from Childs which holds the record for popularity among all the plays in which the Wright Players have appeared will be given Saturday afternoon and evening with a special performance Sunday evening The premier of Wedding Bells will be given Monday evening FOE OR FRIEND seemed as if it was going to be a case of Out of the nest into the cats jaws with us didnt it wifle asked Bobolink As I said before there wife and I were out upon the sand watching the Night Watchman fly off to his perch in some distant treetop when we heard a noise that was halfway be tween a boom and a rattle It sound ed very near and we turned around quickly Standing almost kneedeep in the water was a bird that looked like the Night Heron as well as we were able to tell from what we had seen of the cannibal in the dark This fellow was not very large just about the size of a duck I should say and his legs were short but upon his head he wore a magniflcient plume of jetty black feathers that were so long they hung almost to the middle of his back when he lifted up his head and he was lifting up his head when we first caught sight of him for he was in the act of devour FIGHT RESULTS By The Associated Tress Erie Straub Erie from Jack Duffy Toledo Dululh Petrolic Duluth defeated Jack Kane Chicago San Diego Hughes Cleveland defeated Alfredo Im perial Philippines TACKLE WACO The ShaferHammond baseball team will play the strong Waco team at Waco Sunday All players are asked to report at the Bee Hive store at I oclock The local team will play at Canton Wednesday August 22 All players are asked to report for this game at 3 oclock The local team would like to book another game with East Greenville for any field and at any time The East Greenville manager is asked to call 3383 WE HAVE ODHOWrT 6QOD REASON ItR 1TOT sne XR YOU ing a fish It was half way in his beak when first we saw him In quicker time than it takes to tell it wife and I had spread our wings and flown on a high clump of wire glass that grew upon the bank We could watch him from there and if he started toward us we would make a quick escape hopping frorrr grass to grass We were sure he could not catch us The fellow had seen us however and nof he called out there What are you two birds afraid of Dont fly off like that We Bobolinks had seen too much of Night Heron to be deceived by a bird that looked so much like him and wife kept urging me to bs cautious as if I hadnt in tended to be anyhow So I called We have our own good reason for not staying near you my fine fellow We have just spent the night hiding from the Night Watchman and you resemble him greatly I must say we do not trust you Spent the night hiding from Night Watchman exclaimed the fellow looking at us in amazement How did yen ever live to tell the story you must be very clever little birds That cousin of mine is a great hunter I never would have believed that any stranger roaming about in the night could have man aged to keep out of his clutches But then why do you fear me I am not Night Heron yon know Everything I do I do in the light My deeds are all open and aboveboard I am only Didnt you say that you were Night Herons cousin Then you must have some of his traits1 de clared I And didnt we see you swallowing a fish chirped wife Of course you may be friendly all right but wouldnt we be foolish to have es caped from the bill of Night Heron only to land in the beak of a Boat Bill Thanks just the same we will stay where we fire But you might tell us why you are called BoatBill I never heard of such a queer Next Boastful Billy ALLENSWORTH APPRAISAL HIT COLUMBUS Aug H R Allensworth consulting engineer who appraised property of the Ohio Bell Telephone Co for ratemaking pur poses for the state did not make as detailed a study as he did in apprais als of other companies was the charge by counsel for the company during the hearing before the State Public Utilities Commission Friday Allensworth has been on the wit ness stand three days during which time he has been crossexamined by company counsel in connection with the method he used to reach a valua tion of the property approximately lower than that of com pany engineers The company is collecting in creased rates under bond the in crease being on the basis of their new valuation The commission is conducting the hearings to determine which valua tion if either is to be used In de termining whether the increased rates are justifiable The hearing wss adjourned late Friday afternoon to be resumed at next Wednesday afternoon Find Relics In Gobi Desert PEKING Aug 18 Men armed with weapons of stone and women adorned with the spoils of the hunt lived years ago in what is now the Gobi desert relics discovered by the central Asiatic expedition led by Dr Roy Chapman Andrews indicate Thousands of relics showed the numerous phases of the stone age culture to which these dune dwellers had attained Traces of human be ings dating back days have been found previously in the same district These people were wonderfully Dr Andrews said They livedapparently in a transition peri od between the old and new stone ages The countryside was saturat eo with people and they hunted in wood fished in the lakes and streams and built shelters on the dunes of skins bark and timbers There are great areas of traces of these people who lived thereabouts for thousands of At thetime they lived in the area it was a fertile land with trees and lakes and plentiful annual rainfall Now the climate has changed and the country is not so thickly popu lated and the discovery of the new fossil area in ancient indi cated the effect a change in climate had Crude Implements showed that man was beginning to reach with stone results formerly accomplished sclely with hands Bones indicated the race subsided chiefly on birds and frogs There were traces of a breed of horses and asses indicating that they used beasts of burden GRAND CANTON WRIGHT PLAYERS Present The Girl Form Childs The story of a waitress in fash ionable Washington society Evenings f0c 15c Wed and Sat 25c 50c Next Week WEDDING BELLS SUN 19 Another Real Show With Ernest Torrence Rene and JOHN GILBERT THE COSSflCKS State Hospital News Word has been received that Dr and Mrs Arthur G Hyde and family will extend their vacation for another week They are visiting various points in Canada and are now at Parry Sound Dr Julia Donahue left Friday for Columbus where she will visit the various state institutions In that city She will return next Tuesday Miss Loretta Murray will leave this evening to spend the week end with her parents in Mineral City LINDBERGH DfeATH IS HOAX CLEVELAND Aug 18 A false radio report that Col Charles A Lindbergh had been killed last night electrified Cleveland and thousands of other communities east of the Miss issippi Hundreds of telephone Inquiries in vestigating the report flooded news and radio broadcast telephone switch boards for some time after the report had been officially denied Station WTAM which was credited with the report was linked in on a relay programme from WEAP New York whcivthe statement passed over the air Announcers at WTAM how ever declared they did not know the source of the original report KROGERS BUY CPAIN SYSTEM MADISON Aug 13 of the Universal stores a chain sys tem of 82 grocery stores in Wiscon sin to the Kroger Grocery and Bak ing company of Cincinnati for a re ported price of was an nounced here Friday The Universal stores are principal ly in and around Madison They were started in June 1920 on a capital of by R C E and W H Hommell brothers who had gained experience in the grocery field in Chicago They opened a small cash and carry store in Madi son the store prospered and others were opened until capital of the firm was increased to in January 1928 HERES BRITAINS WALKER CUP TEAM REACH FINALS IN PENNSY TOURNEY ERIE Aug Bryon Baur Erie defending champion and Charles A Berghane Pittsburgh reached the finals of the mens singles in the northwestern Pennsyl vania tournament being conducted at the Erie Tennis Club Baur eleminated Dan Smith Erie 61 75 61 Berghane elso ousted a man from his home city Defeat ing Stan McCaskey former Bucknell captain In a torrid fiveset struggle 36 63 810 84 Baur and Berghane meet this afternoon The British Walker cup golf team arriving in New York from England for the annual tussle with American golfers at the Chicago Golf club to settle the question of supremacy between the two nations Standing left to right Thomas Torrance Sec retaryManager Henry Cullen C O Hczlet W L Hope Captain William Tweddcll M and Thomas Perkins Seated A R MacOallum R H Hard man G N C Martin and John Beck AMUSEMENTS AT THE LINCOLN George Bancroft and Fred Kohlcr who have thrilled thousands with their fights in Underworld and The have another fistic argument in The Drag Their little argument in this new picture puts the others to shame Bancroft is superb in his char acterization of the detective lieuten ant and Evelyn Brent gives a won derful performance as the girl who admires strength above all other qualities William Powell gives one of his usual masterly performances and Fred ICohler Is exceptionally convincing at Steve the Greek If you didnt see The Drag Net yes terday remember today is your last chance Mr McCoy of the Lincoln says Its one real picture John Gilbert Einest Torrence and Renee Adore the stars of The Big Parade open for a three day run starting morrow In The Cossacks which is I said to be one of Gilberts greatest pictures Dont miss The Drag Net tonight GRAND OPERA CANTON The terrible thing that can happen to a young man who wants to marry a second wife when his divorced wife doesnt want him to do so are gaily set forth in Wedding Bells the brilliant enti sophisticated comedy of society life which the Wright Players will produce at the Grand theater all next week opening Mon day evening This will be the first glimpse In this section of the coun try of the Broadway success in which Wallace Eddlnger and Margaret Law rence scored Wedding Bells has to do with one Reggie Carter a thoroughly nice and well meaning young man who is all ready to marry a sweet young thing when his exwife appears on the scene and on the eve of the forbids Reggie to marry That in itself causes complications but other and more terrible complications fol low providing three acts of hilarious fun t A specially selected cast will ap PALACE Wonder THEATER Esther Ralston In Something Always Happens Mysterious Alluring Thrilling ON THE STAGE HADJI ALI Eats Poo Balls Drinks Kerosene Swallows Watches Vaudevilles Greatest Sensation A Night the Club with Hollis Devany Miller Bros Cccile DoffaGIcason Makka Lolly Pops Chokk TONITE MONSTER MIDNITE At P M Starting Tomorrow Bathing Beauty Revue Second Bis Week for i Mildred Baby Shay Cantoa VAUDeviLLE a PiOTURfS CONTINUOUS Canton O Dont Marry Would you marry a girl parades her charms Do you prefer one who covers her knees Whose bathing suit weighs 0 pounds LOIS MORAN and NEIL HAMILTON Acts with Raymond Bond Co Six Kocketts Lytlcll Gibson Jean Barry and Grace IVIorali OROHlESTrtA g Try an Independent Classified Ad TWO DAYS ONLY SUNDAY MONDAY RAH RAH OLD ELI A thunderous comedy drama nf university lite playctl to a sensa lional finish on the campus cf Old film story packed thrill and appeal LAST TIMES TODAY KEN MAYNARD and TARZAN in CODE OF THE SCARLET ESSHECH2KEIH LAST TIMES TODAY Have you seen this picture Its to day is your last chance to go and see this smashing VIVID SENSATIONAL DRAMA Also Pathc News and Cleopatra a Tccni Color Classic Sec This Tonight 3 DAYS Starting Sunday With RENEE ADORER and ERNEST TORRENCE ;