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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 1946 OUT ON A with LOR1MER FENWICK THIS year the Canadian Open Golf Championship will be at Montreal's Beacons- fieSd Course starting June 27th. just about a month earlier than the usual starting date. Accorcing to Fred Corcoran, president of the American P.G.A.. the earlier date guarantees the presence of at least twice as many United States golf- ers as usual. This news will please golfing fans but will not make the io; of the Canadian pro a happier one. Since the early 1920's Canadian golfers have been striving mightily to annex their own golf champion- ship bus. without success. Bob Gray, colorful Toronto Scarboro pro, came closest, in 1941 when he led through the first three rounds caly to have Sammy Snead overtake lam in the final 18 holes. It- was m this event that Snead hit the longest time in the history of tour- nament golf. It was on Lambton's fifteenth hole, a 550-odd yard affair. With a gallery of at least 2.000 watching him Snead took out his special heavy-weighted driver and hit an unusually hieh ball which landed at the fop of a hill slightly over 300 yards away. The ball, a lovely pre-war job, rolled elegantly clown the fairway, finally stopping within easy approaching distance of the green. Thev measured the drive and found "that it had travelled slightly over Snead then took out a seven iron and plunked the ball within three or four feet of the flag. As expect- ed. he ended up with an eagle three. From that time until the end of the tournament he was un- beatable. Even his putter behaved. Cardinals Score Win Dodgers By JACK HAND, Associated Preis Sport Writer. It's much too early to eliminate anvbodv from the National league flag chase, except the Phillies, but early season results point to a duel between St. Louis Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers. The Red Birds, off to a stuttering start, closed the gap betneea the rao top clubs, to one game yester- day by co-ATiing the Brooks, 7-5, in ll'ianucgs. Not since June 2. 1943, has the Flatbush Flock been able to cut "Operation" Is Performed On Gus Lesnevich LONDON. May unusual "operation" was performed on Gus Lesnevich at the end of the seventh round in his world light heavyweight title fight with Freddie Mills at llarrinsay night. His left eve vras so badly swollen and filled aith bad blood that he complained of pain soaking his head throb. Dick Gutieridge, who was in his comer, cut the swollen llesh to alloY.- the blood So flow. Les- lies ich jsaid he felt relief ian- inediateh- and it seemed as if ton weight" had: been from his head. Of the American golfers to win the Canadian Open. Leo Diegel has won it four times: Tommy Armour three times; Snead three times; and Hy Cooper twice. The 1945 was Byron Nelson, -who will be favored to retain his title in this year's tournament. Unfortunately, the dates of the Open could not fit in with the tournament schedule of British professionals, attractive induce- ments notwithstanding. Their re- luctance to attend is due to the) Canadian affair's close proximity! Tilth the British Open. The Beaconsfield Course is not stranger to championshin plav. Tne Canadian Amateur -was played there in 1920 and 1923, the Cana- dian Professional Golfers' Associa- tion, chamnionship in 1913 and 1924. the Canadian Ladies' Onen championship in 1919 and 1928. and the Canadian Closed championship in 1935. Well over 6.000 in length Its par 72 should" tax the abilities of the best of the pros. A BIT OF EVERTTHIXG Pans who have seen the new fastball diamond are unanimous in their praise for Joe Lmkie and his Fastball Association we hope the ball lives up to its surround- ings Vancouver's proposed S35C.OOO ball park is causing some chubbv Mas crafty lefthander from Denton, JJ.C. Lamer beat the Brooks four times after that 3-2 setback and five in 1944. He didn't pitch against them last vear before he went into the army but now he's hack at his old tricks. FJLAV OVERTIME Leo Durocher's gang came back from a 5-0 deficit on some lusty slugging by Billy Herman and Dixie Walker to send the contest into extra innings. With the bases loaded and two out in ihe llth. Martv Ma-ion punched a two-run single to centrefield that doomed the home club- Reliefer Vic Lombardi was charged with the Brooks' first Ebbets Field loss of the season after nine successes. Jim. Wallace, another left-hander, sparkled in the other National league fray, an arclight tslt in Boston, when he hurled the Braves to a 5-1 edge 01 er Pittsburgh. The Bucs scored first but were able to touch Wallace for oniy four hits while the home club banged starter Kenny Gables for nine safeties. Scheduled nighs games between Crucago Cubs and the Phillies and Cincinnati Reds and New York Giants were rained out as was a Philadelphia-as-Cleveland day con- test in the American. GAIN SHUTOUT Dave (Boo) Ferriss was the big gun in the junior loop when he out- pitched Joe Kaynes to blank Chi- cago 3-0. Rudy York's towering homer in the fourth and his double in the seventh boosted Ferriss along the way to his fourth straight triumph, _ The Red Sox maintained their 5 Hi-game lead over New York Yankees who dropped out of the clouds and beat St. Louis. 6-2. All the Yank runs came from homers by Joe DiMaggio, Bill Dickey and Joe Gordon, who resumed his" nlace in the lineup after a week's in- activity. Detroit's eight game victory string was shattered by a 20-hit Washington uprising that produced a 15-1 decision for Roger Wolff The veteran knuckleballer. who spent the last week of the 1945 season, waiting in Detroit for a play-off game that never was played, got his revenge with in- terest. Junior Fastball Starts At 7 Second of the Junior Fastball Lea- gue's scheduled games wOS be play- ed at the new stadium at Henderson Park, tonight. Wednesday, com- mencing at pjn. sharp. In to- night's fixture team will tangle with the No. 3 Dodgers. Coaldale Pirates Win BaU Games Coal- dale Pirates played tvo ball last Sunday afternoon and evening being victorious in both, over the White school junior team and Lyle's team of Cosldale. In the eight games played so far by the Pirates they have come out the winners, and the District League games, whici begin on May 15. are expected to give Coaldale and district ball fans many a good game in the near future. Weather permitting, there will be at two league games played on the Ccnldaie diamond on May 24. The school track meet will take place on May 23. controversy the people who live near the site don'fc want any- thing to do with, it too much noise thev sav Dick Matthews, who used to write so well for this page, is a member of the promo- tional committee for the Canadian Open The only surprise in tne Drills Lesnivich light-heavyweight title fight vesterday the fact that Gus didn't knock Freddie out sooner than he did The seating capacitv at the Kooyonc tennis courts in Melbourne, Australia. where the Davis Cup challenge round will be played in December. will be enlarged from 6.000 to 16.000 .material allocated, for the extra ieats will be used Immediately afterwards hi a housing nroject. If Joe DCMTaggio and Johnny Mize keep up their present home-run nace thevll both hit abou; 45 apiece before the season ends so far they've each hit seven MUCKLOW WINS MEDAL EVENT flaying with a handicap of 12. Henry Mucklow scored a 78 on Sun- day. to win the Country Club's May medal event for the low 18-hole net golf score with a 66- Remember When CSy The Canadian Press) International women's basket- ball supremacy was retained by Percv Page's Edmonton Grads when they their third straight game over Wichita Thursions at Edmonton 10 ago todav. Holders of the Underwood Challenge Trophy since 1923, Grads settled the issue with a 46-25 rout in the final game. Their championship. record was unmarred when they disbanded after the start of the war. GOV.-GEXERAL AND WIFE WILL ATTEND KING'S PLATE OTTAWA, May gover- nor-general. Viscount Alexander, and Lady Alexander are planning to attend the 87th running of the King's Plate, top Canadian turf event, at Woodbine Park in Tor- onto Mar 25, Government House officials said Tuesday. CUT DOWN ON TAKING LAXATIVES THIS WAY See How ReyuUr You Can Every Morning TrytaTdng Carter's Pills this way: Start Baseball Results National League St. Louis .002. 300 000 15 0 Brooklyn 000 301 100 OOr-5 9- 2 Lanier and Odea: Gregg. Behr- man, Herring-. Lombprdi and An- derson. Sandlock. Padgett Pittsburgh .1 ..001 000 4 1 s o Gables, Gerheauser Wilkle and Camelli; Wallace and" Hofferth. Cincinnati at New York; Chicago' at Philadelphia, rain. Last Night's Results Home and PitSeld.. 1073 833 962 77 Oil 931 834 923 Seaman 240, Rowntree 204, Fritz 201, Green 262. Columbus Club ___ 855 1165 996 Mike's Cafe 915 1079 1002 American League Boston.......OW 200 4. 1 Chicago......COO OCO 2 0 Ferriss and Wagner; Havnes, Caldwell and Tresh. Dickev New York ___030 000 1C 0 St. Louis.....000 200 9 0 Vevens and Dickey; Potter, JPan- nin and Mancuso. Washington ..003 050 20 0 Detroit.....000 000 150 Wolf and Evans: Overmire. Bridges. Caster and Tebbetts. Philadelphia at Cleveland, rain. International 279, Luclanl 287. Corenblutn 217. Bartletc 234. Pilling 231. Kro- pmsfc 206. Dans 269, Aiagaais 2H Wright 214. BanEsrman Motors 1013 1017 1025 Gas Co............ 825 816 80' Lewis 207, D. McLean 275. Holmes 273. Pelletier 236, C. McLean 200 Pelletier 237. JFost-Office 772 941 113 Canada Paint 840 917 1141 Petrunia 257. Goodlad 221. Charles 212, Radford 305. Wacdington 21S Arnold 205. Wolsey 221, Howart Ellison Mills 861 840 Purity Dairy 947 8501005 Duda 204, Ribalkin 232. Eiiey 248 Blacker 307, Powell 258, S. Fabbi 217 940 919 1124 1074 1166 98" Svracuse.....010 000 4 0 Montreal ..000 400 6 1 Prendergast, Bobeck Just "E- Buker and Franks. .200 COO .003 000 Batons Sick's Enterprises. Rogers 325, ilarsh 210, Farrell 274 Forbes 231, T. Bestwick 202, Snow- don 249, ifelvia 310, Slavish 203. Vendors 933 915 93i Peacock and Kitson 966 1041 914 Binns 203. Ashmead 2S7, Green- tree 201. Doran 274. Fnrv 303. Nils son 223. Smith 218, Myers 258. Ladies "A Grenadiers Greyhounds Owen 204, Wylie 212. Quints Comets 683 705 828 91 70- 34! 79 Thomson 276, Barton 228. Cardinals........... 755 70 Catelhs..............1023 83 Fisk 213. Lirmiag 210. Clarke 208 Chumik 215, Mihahk 217, Onofrv 220. Spitfires Newark Rochester and Shamrocks 5 0 Linn 205, Nilsson 204. 737 79 797 85 Pillette and Fallen; Byerly and Bucha. Jersey City at Buffalo; Baltimore at Toronto, rain. American Assn. T-.Iinneapolis 3, Louisville S. Kansas City 1. Toledo 5. St. Paul 9. Indianapolis 0. Pacific Coast Sacramento 010 000 6 l San Diego .000 C09 11 0 Smith and Conroy; Seats. Bnll- heart (9) and Rice. Hollywood .001 000 Oakland 101 000 Erautt and Unser; Palica Raimondi. C 3 7 3 and ES. Davis Cup Team Is Selected Dodgers Diamond E Bikman 210, Charyk 255. 857 79 874 97 McLaughlin 205 Hits and Misses 697 Superiors............ 847 101 Buipitt 205, Aird 307. Canadians 876 83 Radars................ 732 7So Ward 197. Lustentes 830 93 HERALD SPORTS PAGE Check-up For Champ and Challenger London Bout Raises Point In Terminology LONDON. May heavrweigjiit championship bout between. Freddie Mills of Br.tair and Gus Lesnerich of l Offside. N.J.. ratsed a reat i boxffig j 'aeUed Mills to ai round I -sas declared inner by the ref- Tnshou" a count In American boxing tha5 Tro-Jild be a technical Sn.ocio'Jt. Bas boxir? has no of- ficial designation Britain, a fighter with- out ms opponent counted cut, he is said to have "stopped" Juniors Open City Fastball I ____. _ !No. 3 Dodgers Coat Sea Cadets With 12-0 rival. Form Tennis Club At Picture Butte KERB WANSOP. _f______ out with inning ei-nt-rcn taking advantage ft jienty tt loose No. 3 Dodgers, iast yell's crty junior i pions, slapped a 12-4 whitewaak on the Sea activity in the Junior Fastball soi at aewlv overhauled Stadium. For an opening game cheers Tee stricUv rationed and the dozen or !so fans who oraved the chilly ere f couldn't, get warmed up to tbe i contest -shadi wss _____ called at :he -.op half of tbe slitii PICTUHE BUTTS. 'HNS) accouat Of darkness, i The Picture Ciub ras sECOSD-IXXDfG HOMER formally organized on Monday j poarer-lacea Dodgers It evening at the play- _ re-starung There the'sr Executive ofJicers elected Jef- o-j season and after were Ross Harold Ttlstoa- Rodrjnyak; homered in the second Jones, and Ron 3vans. uinmg. chasing Kushearan over Arrangement have been com- the pay-off platter ahead of him. for ihs season, and a large the iras never in doubt. 3e- 1 membership ss anticipated. Special' fore the Sea Cadets got back their I committees will be naired for mesa- sea legs. Dodgers had catted all the i bership. rules of and special, uray around and notched six events meeting wen; on record runs durine :he slugfest. i as favonn? exchange visits Codgers racked up another the club. Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis and Challenger Billy Conn report at the boxing commissioner's of- fice for a preliminary checkup prior to their cham- pionship bout scheduled for mid-June. The Brown Bomber has been trainuig a; French Lick Springs. Indiana, and Conn got in some rigorous workouts ac Greenwood Lake. N.J. Dr. Wiihain. Walker is shown giving Conn the once-over as Louis looks on. GUS LESNEVICH STOPS BRITISH CHALLENGER, 10TH ROUND T.K.O. Mills Puts Up Much Better Scrap Than Record Crowd Sundial Ball Teams Score Wins HAL KLEINE OUT OF AMERICAN LEAGUE CLEVELAND. May Wings 743 917 Petrunia 215, H. George 275, "M. Long 233. Commandos 852 993 Stickers 875 Babick 223, Rcllingson 200, Vase- lenas 259. Ladies "C" Kitson KJds 749 714 Zeros 909 805 LONDON. May Britain's first post-war bid for major honors ended in defeat Tuesday night when Gns Leanevich, world heavy- treight champion from Cliffside. XJ_ scored a lOth-ronnd tecfc- nical knockout over Freddie British before a record crowd of 1LOM at Har- rinsray arena. Lesnevich exploded in the 10th session of the 15-round bout to floor >lills twice, once for a count of nine. Mills got up and tried to carry on bat was flattened asain. The ref- eree stopped the fight without a count and raised the Amer- ican's hand. Mills, knpivn as the Bournemouth Bomber, is British cruiserK-elgh: (light heavyweieau charnoion. He welshed in at 173 pounds. 14 ounces, while Lesnevich came in at the 175-pound maximum, BETTER THAN" EXPECTED Mills, lightly regarded In the pre- fight betting, niane a much better showing than vas expected. The former sergeant down three times for a count of nine in the second round but came back swinging to close Lesnei ice's left eye in the later rounds. It a slam-b.Tng. punlshirg contest and the 10th round opened Mills still carrying the battle to his opponent. Lesnevich, noted for his boxing skill, showed plenty of footwork and worked around Mills carefully until 'the British Utleholder's guard dropped. Near the end of the round" Lesnevich threw a left jab that jolted Mills. Then came a left and a right which flattened the Briton for a nine- count. Mills stagsered to Ms feer garnelv but obviously -sras a sitting "piseon for Lesnevich and was floored by a hard risht The pro-Mill? crowd cheefed ly from the fifth ro'Ed on as Mills staeed his comeback. It had paid up to a seat to see the battle, first major bout between a Briton and an American since Tom- my Fair, the Welsh coal-miner, met Joe Ne-v York in 1937 for the world heaws crown. MAKES It was a tribute to Mills" conditicn that ne came back after his early larrupine. Just out of the R.A.F. znd without a fight in 15 months. the toush Briion" forced Lesnevich from the fourth until the 10th round round the ninth when he shoo'-; Lesrwmch UD cowerful nehts to the body lefts to the face. Lesnevich's coun- seeaed to have no ef- fect or. Mills. Then raine the disastrous 10th. After the Lfsr.evich looked j the worse for wear as he posed for photographers His left eye was cut ard Warner, Wrentham Tangle at Baseball War- ner Eigh school boys and Wren- tham High school boys met Sunday afternoon-a; Wrenthaai for a base- ball game. The visitors were de- feated by one score, witn the game ending with a score of 11-12. The return game was played in Warner Friday evening with War- incians has been waived out, of the ball Kamcs souchpaw Hal Kleme'of Cleveland were played between the local and n "Scuare A Jar" fiaht Vela. Gazeiles vs. Bank of Montreal. M-n 2S- He helped the United States i vear-old nas touiher feat Great Britain 4-1. in 1937 s V i expected e round. ne Ion; vs. Gang Busters.; -He rave a battSp" iVelt said "Gus ron-dn't Rocrrcts vs. Tne Pegs. 9-10. i from fou-'h reused ;n Grads %s. Ban-: of Commerce, 1-C bo-he red him more "I promised Holornon CLnndon rmiroter v.ho staged tr- the match to Bunnv vhile dpfea'irg Charles ar.d was a member of ;hf rquad which lost to Ausiraiia. 3-2. ir. the las', final in 1939. p.m. Kinsnen Lions Ciub :n a three-game total-pin series for Partlow. 30- i giant pin. year-old negro pitcher from Phila- delphia, was signed by the Montreal SPORT COLUMNIST DEAD Rovals of the Internationa! Base- j NEW YORK, May ball League, it was announced Tues- Bnetz, 50 sports writer and colum- [recover day. Paitlov.% who rerort to j difd at his home here Tiies- L Rovals tomorrow, became the tmrd dav His iamilj said he had the 'orne more figh'ji here but Gus rnsv eo home for a rest first. We won't know until we see how long it': him to -----._ f tuiiiuituv.. iiuiu inesro plaxer to ownizca ha.seball with the Brooklyn Doageis cent of did uated dose method tonight, and jump out of bed tomorrow rana' to go. I farm. m poor hcaith for several years. His not announce condition became serious 'wo aajs however nut the gross gate at more ago. (than MESSAGE T ASXER OH. U'L ABf-ER- WHASE.XAH id IS- -P-PUEA5E. JOE-S MAPPES T3E. C-CSNT THAR WIT LENA AH DOi BKADKjRu-And me Queen of Nighi IT 501JM05 SILLY, PERT, BUT JTVUNK IS By RiTT and CLARICE GRAY HOW WOULD YOU LIKE A LOOK AT .MOON WHERE YOU LIVED SO LONG MIND SO MUCH BaNG 6SP- ARWEDFROMDAb.MCWI KSOWHELM6 IK SUCH A LOVELY HOME AS ;