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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - May 24, 1955, Florence, South CarolinaTuesday morning May 24, 1955 the Florence morning news Florence s. C. Page 7 state midget Junior Tennis Florence finals planned at Timrod on thursday the state meet will Crown Cham pions in four divisions As Junior 17 and midget boys 14 and und Crl Junior girls 17 and under and midget girls 14 and und Crl play. The meet is open Only to those boys and girls who have never taken part in a state High school ten Nis tourney and will be a Best of three sets throughout. Trophies will be presented to the winners in each division and plans Are to give a High team trophy. Teams will one Point for entering the Semi finals three of run Ner ups and five for champions. The Public is invited to the matches free of charge. Meeting on the Timrod Tennis courts saturday morning at 10 a. M the South Carolina recreation society s first annual dubs ten Nis tournament will Feal Urc mid gels and Junior girls and boys. Wei courts Dos ruled the previously scheduled local elimination matches yesterday at Timrod but City recreation director Bill Jef jars announced the matches bar tins any further downpour of rain will be set Back one Day. This afternoon will see first round elimination matches at Tim Rod with other Quarter and Semi final matches wednesday after noon. The finals will be held thurs Day All play to begin Al 3 . Winners of the three groups midgets Junior girl and Junior Boyr will be advanced to the state tournament saturday. Saturday s event will be a part of the finer Carolina youth projects program of this City and will be sponsored by the Florence City recreation department. I it will be the third stale events planned to promote Spectator and playing interest in minor sports of this area. The stale marbles Lour. A m last Man h to Stan fit Baltimore nay was held Here last , Vij while the stale boys Ana girls Washington at new York midget and Junior track and Field 0-3 i grim 2-2 Day was held Here earlier in the no month. The tourney is expected to Jackson is entries from Spartanburg sum Cincinnati at Milwaukee Ler Columbia Charleston Northu of a Charleston Myrtle Beach town Camden Aikin no Berryl new Yak it Phi Arff Ishii is several other cities who arc 6-2 i members of the society. To Camei shr Duick Amei Ucan e today s games of troit at Kansas City -ti-2 Vij Witmar 1-u. Chicago at Cleveland Pierce i score 2-2 Boxer Johnson not drugged Only hit hard Cohen says Philadelphia May 23 Harold Johnson was t drugged my was stopped by a terrific body Low in the first round of his May nationally televised fight with Iulio Mederos the Pennsylvania slate Allelic commission was told Baltimore Bonus baby John Bruce Swango 18, from Welch okla., is shown signing a baseball Bonus contract. The orioles outbid seven other major league clubs for the fast Balling right handed High school hurler. He averaged 17 so s per game last year and once fanned 23 straight batters. Believe the no 1 Light heavyweight Driver for 31 years Aid he did that Johnson was Benefit 11 i Mara a finn info. Oday. Barry w. Cohen a second for Mederos appeared As a voluntary witness before the commission in to investigation of boxing in Penn Sylvania. Johnson Philadelphia Light heavyweight his manager of record Tommy Loughrey three handlers and matchmaker Pete Moran Are charged with Partick paling in a Sham fake or Collu Sive boxing challenger was drugged at All but was stopped by a terrific right to the body in the first Cohen testified that he had been in the fight game most of his life As manager second matchmaker and Cut Man first he said he had been engaged for the John son bout by Mederos manager for s50, expenses and the Cost of his Pennsylvania License. Earlier Clarence Skinny Davidson told the commission he was entitled to 10 per cent of John son s purses but that he rarely got that much. He said he collected his in a sealed envelope in match maker Moran s office. Davidson complain More often because he. Maker Moran s since. Gov. George m. Leader banned Only three or four times in Ponn Colua n t 9 we Ravs _ n to in Root of Lull . Boxing in Pennsylvania 90 Days and ordered an incs ligation after traces of a Barbiturate drug were found in Johnson in 57 Fig its did he gel his full Cut. Pale Hose play Tiwi Thraves Milwaukee May 23 i the Chicago White sox tonight pushed Over four runs in the eighth inning to tie the Milwaukee braves 7-7 n an exhibition galled in the last of the 10th inning to allow Chicago to catch a Tram for Cleveland. The White sox had batted in the lop of the 10th but Milwaukee had Only two outs when the game was called under a previous agreement lot to continue after 10 . Cans and police investigators re Johnson was drugged some time before the fight. The fighter collapsed in his Corner after the second round and Mederos was declared the Winner by to. Cohen asked by Dep. State ally. Gen. Herbert Levin who drugged replied that he did t the commission charges that system. Phys Moran was a secret manager of Johnson. Pennsylvania state Atli Letic regulations forbid secret Man agers and also prohibit match makers doubling As managers. Davidson testified that he complained to Moran once about being Short changed and was referred to Loughrey who gave him an extra s23. The Trainer a trailing i the Kier can Baguers lied the count on a walk singles by Chico Carrasquel and Clint Courtney another walk and a free run triple by Pitcher Mike Fornieles. Bobby Thomson hit a two run Homer to Pace the braves. Cd Locaso 300 to old it .101 311 000 15 water Heater experts ii you mfr 0 Womock Lindley incorporated 150 s. Dargan of. Phone 6346--------- for Sale liquor store 120 s. Irby St. Reason for Selling other business to look after see Albert Cook 290 w. Evani St. Champ Breaks Arm Columbia May 23 w state i collegiate javelin Champion Dick Bartulski broke his Arm softball game. The University of South Carolina Sophomore had this much Luck in in his throws right handed bul broke his left Arm. Credited Wilh the damage was a slide into second by football quarterback Mackie Prickett during the intramural game. _ Bartulski is a Reserve right Hall Back in football. The Turtle Creek pa., student set a new state record of 189 feet Yii inches for the javelin toss in the state meet at Clinton a few weeks Nev group seeking funds for Israel cokes vets Post victories still unbeaten a 12-4 a clacking and an 8-fl shut out were on tap last in the Florence City softball league. Coca cola was on the upper hand elks Little league teams tussle in 3-Way tie for first place Milwaukee n game called end of 10th inning by afro Doruth chs alas h and Courtney Jay Buhl Robinson by while Crandall Home Thomson Westinghouse water Heaters our specially dairies. Grin sly turned in a three hit hurled close Ball. He was aided Ini performance to shutout Southern the Victory by the wildness of although hurler Danny Groover allowed Only two hits his civitan nine was bested last night by Phil lip s Esio 5-2, in a game that brought the elks Little league into a Ihrer Way lie for first place. Phillips civitan and the tigers currently Are running neck and neck in the heated Little Loop play. Tommy Gordon allowed the Civi mighty Ted hits Homer to win exhibition game Boston May Liams smashed a 23 Ted Wil towering 395-foot Home run and Rookie first baseman Norm Zauchin Conner cd for two on Dou Dracut Douts Emen Dous circuit Akkus give the Boston red sox a 4-3 in the first and and were in Adin new York May 23 we a new group has set out to raise 350 runs. Ilion dollars for economic develop i Ament in Israel. The develop anti corp. Of Israel said it would push Bond campaigns in the United Bell for his v. I although coca co a racked up a sufficient Lead second innings cd at the conclusion of the fifth the fireworks broke Loose in the sixth stanza. The covers unbeaten thus far in play added six runs in the final inning of play. Southern dairies came Back in a vain attempt to pull a last minute rally and got pro orc and Fielding errors of his mates. Civitan took a in the first when Hoover was hit Donu Udu Iynia a states Canada latin America and Western Europe. V. F. W. S. Hell .010 4 .002 .000 stole second Ana later scored. Philips knotted the score when Hick Man hit a double in the second rame and scored on keel s single. Keels also scored. The second civitan run came when billiard doubled and scored n Foxworth s single. The score again was headed b Phillips in the latter half of the fourth when Keels reached first on fielder s Choice rounded second on in error and was walked Home. Two insurance runs came in the fifth and final stanza Brown was issued a free pass and three consecutive Fielding errors brought him and Keels Home with tallies. The extra years enrich its great Bourbon flavor one run Lead Wilh two out pitched Ball. Victory Over the new York giants m an Hexhi Bedlion game called after 6% innings. Williams who decided to return to baseball May 11 and began working out after signing a con tract two Days later leaned into a fast Ball by new Grok Bonus hurler Paul Giel and sent drive some 10 rows deep into the High Field seats As be Adolf men in the third inning. The crowd of 24.323 fans the big Guy a tremendous ovation As he circled uie bases Wilh his familiar loping stride. In his first Lime Al Bat in the first inning As no. 3 Man in thai Balling order Williams sent a High skyscraper to deep shortstop nil a 3-0 pitch. Halfback is Back University pa., May 23 Pennsylvania state University today reinstated halfback Lenny Moore for a probationary summer school session. If he can make the Scholastic Grade in the summer session Moore May be i itself flawlessly grabbing three flies for putouts. Cd York in 020 001 0-5 i Ostem 1a .201 010 a 1 i Giel and West Nim Hoffman Sislyn and daily. M York Taylor. Williams. Will get Seattle May 23 Hole one half Inch larger than a base Ball is being rat through hip if Field Fence at Sicks stadium Home of the Seattle Rainier. It is 360 feet from Home plate. Any player who hits a baseball through it gets Roger Bier manager of which telecasts Rainier Home games dreamed up the Knothole. His first step was to take out insurance with d. K. Aid co. If somebody hits Iole the policy remains m for until the end of the current coast league season. Aye wins fourth Moore Fleet footed halfback on1 new York. May 23 the nit Lany lion football team Akins of St. Slop had been dropped from the school fourth roster several months ago be Ping Joc it round o a telecast cause of poor Nicholas Arena. Akins c. O. Williams Dean of admin boil Sij. 148i4_ icons said Moore has been Oscar old negro floored Miod probationary Reinsl Ateleni to the University summer final workout new Yolk May 23 he Nashua he beaten Kentucky Derby favor Ite was Given a final hard work out today at Aqueduct race track before heading to Baltimore where Cecii three times and was automatically out under new York s three Knock towns and Oul Rule. Afler i Coli s third trip to the floor. Refe ree Ray Mille waved his arms to signal the gales1 picked As Florence team s name Florence s 1555 entry into the Palmetto baseball league will be known As the according to an announcement made last night by fete Hyman one of he directors of the Spon Soring Florence athletic Assn. Hyman said the name chosen after a poll by fans to select one of three names that led in an earlier balloting. The other names in the Runoff were red Caps and rockets. Roy Graham formerly sports editor of the morning news but now a probation officer was the Winner of two seasons j a value of one of the i i three who first selected the i name. I is actually Graham and the others selected nightingales for the team reasoning that Flor ence is a medical Center and should be named for Florence Nightingale one of Medicine s most famous and popular women. The name was shortened by he directors so As to get bigger Ellering on the uniforms. The artistic yes and Beautiful too. And there s 300 patterns from which to make your selections. Why not drop in and let our expert Wall paper consultant help you to decide on just the right pattern the right color Harmony and the other features that help to make your Walls attractive. Prices Are so reasonable when you think of paint Don t forget to re member paints Are Besig Mcinnes paint and tire co. Dial 6614 Eddie tries for his fifth Preakness Victory saturday at Pamlico. Coloured Diamond activity sees West fief East 12-7 the Westside look a 12-7 win Over Eastside in the Florence negro recreation department s Little league yesterday afternoon. Pacing the winners at Bat Jim Brown and Larry Smith each got iwo for the acc. Eddie White had a perfect plate night knocking four hits in four trips. Leroy Gregg director of the negro recreation department says wednesday will be a nig Day at Park. The schedule include a game Between the Gregg Bush in augers and the Florence Black sox St p. M. The Park s canteen will remain open Between and p. M. Inside the canteen there will be dancing Ping Pong checkers and other games played while on the outside lights will be turned on Al the basketball court for games. Mothers and fathers arc being asked to visit Levy Park along Wmk the youngsters for this occasion swirl Orr up. Old Hickory six years old 86 proof 0p.mmuu in 100 proof Sottus in Bono did Hickory dis1iuin6 corporation Rhino Praia to Sale awnings awnings prices have been slashed on the lower priced owning Ond venetian blinds for the next two week. We Hove n number of different styles to choose from. Every awning Chi trim a loot Muiir Tinly of the Tineil material and Workman help. 30" drop 24" projection 40" wide Kool vent Metal awning co. Dial 7611 i. A Baker vote for de. A Sallenger or. For City Council tuesday May 24th lived All his life in Florence. Actively engaged in business in Florence Nineteen years. Given religious civic business Ond recreational leadership actively. He stands for Florence As a better place to live and raise a family conscientious study and impartial vote on 1. Recreational facilities. 2. Good Industrial expansion through a development Board 3. More than adequate water supplies 4. Efficiency in City governmental departments 5 responsibility of each City department administrative officer and employee. 6. Improvements for entire City East West South North. Your vote for de. Sallenger jr., on May 24th. Will be greatly appreciated Purl Polit Lenl Arivell Mienl

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