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Suburbanite Economist (Newspaper) - August 18, 1931, Chicago, Illinois SCWE SOUTHTOWN ECONOMIST, TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 1931 A Full Page of Sports Covering All Fields Every Tuesday and Friday Read Full Details of Your Team's Activities In Your Community Paper ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY FOR WOMEN'S NET MEET ni VMDiP u L i ivi i i u u uu i ivi STflRSINflCDEN MEET TOU Members of Illinois Women's Athletic Club to Give Exhibition Members of the Illinois Women's Athletic club swimminff team, com- prising the squad which competed in the Olympic contests at Amsterdam in 1928. will stace exhibition divine and swimming feats in the annual water carnival to be staged at Ogdcn park at 7 o'clock tonifjht by the Square post of the American Legion. Three of these stars are South- towners and are Emma Shemaitis, 954 W-. 95th st., and the Fauntz sis- ters, Ruth and both of whom reside at 8016 Phillips Emma was the winner of the lake swim in 1927, 1929 and 1930 and holds Central A.A.U. championships in the Junior 100-yard breast stroke, the senior 300-yard individual medley, and the senior 500-yard free style. Jane is the Central A.A.U. cham- pion in the low board diving and the 10-foot board diving and holds the Canadian diving title and alto the National low board diving crown of 1930. Ruth is fie Central A.A.U. junior low board diving champion. Other members of the club to be seen in action arc Marjorie Cana- van, Marian Stanton, Mary Gardner, Elizabeth Henry, Marian Dose, Ev- Kennedy and Marlys Lapln. FOUR CHICAGO MEN IN ILLINOIS GOLF TOURNEY Four Chicago men are entered in :he Illinois Amateur and Profes- lional Golf meet the finals of which ire scheduled to be played today at Quincy. One of these men, Harry Hampton, represents the Beverly country club, Jlst st. and Western ave. STOCKYARDS NINE WINS POSTAL LEAGUE CROWN Gathering a total of 17 hits, the Stockyards nine won the champion- .hip of the Chicago Post Office league Saturday by defeating Lakevlew, 15 -.o 2, at Wrigley field. Curry, hurler for the winners, al- '.owcd nine hits and struck out four NATIONAL, STATE CHAMPS These three will compete in the National catting meet to be staged in Washington park, starting Thursday. From left to right they are E. J. Davis, of Lincoln park, present Illinois dry fly champion; Bob Clarkion, of GarBeld park, national five-eighths ounce accuracy title holder, and Fred White, of Washington park, former national accuracy champion. A total of 95 prizes are to be awarded to the winners of the nine events. SALMAGUNDI With the Oil and Pepper By "HOOSIER Variety, they say, is the spice of life. To test the idea we are trying it here. "A GOLF BUG" Football is my biggest hobb'l Rascball holds my interest, too. But when I started jtlajiinft .Vy technique went "taboo." It's outright conception Of the trickiest kind of scheme You sock n ball, U'atch it fall, Then hunt it on the nrecn. Folks am quite egotistical, And optimistical, In believing that in six more years, I'll make a "hole in two." KAY CRAMER. And we have another contribution from a Salmagundi fan. She sent in the following Joke, which she declares she has laughed at for years. Here it is! An old maid was holding her parrot on her shoulder one eve- when the Deacon called on her. As he sat clown beside her he nsald, "Is that a parrot you have The old maid blushed crimson as she answered, "Did you think It was a rat. I used to think that a boxer was great when he boasted that so-and-so was afraid to meet him In the ring. But wonder. Now that the baseball season is coming to a close, speculation is in order regarding the best sand- lot ball players of the season. Let's hear from the fans. Send in your opinions! Those who think tennis Is a sissy game should come out to Hamilton park Saturday and watch the start of the Second Annual POVTHTOWN ECON- OMIST Women's net meet. At flrst they will say. I told you so. And they will wonder. New York Washington 7 Expense Trip Stopovers at Niagara Falls Atlantic City Philadelphia Valley Forge 72 A well-planned week from beginning to end! Good food, first class hotels, round trip fare and all sightseeing included in the price, this will be the last tour to the East at these low rates this season! August 23 is the date Labor Day Tours! Mammoth Cave... All Expense Tour.. 19 and Louisville, Ky., Boat Trip on the Beautiful Ohio River to Rose Island. Leave Chicago p.m. (S. Satur- day, September 5th. Arrive Chicago a. m. (S. Tuesday, September 8th. Make Reservations Now. Wisconsin Dells... All Expense Tour.. .75 II Including boat trips through the famed Wisconsin Dells and the Upper and Lower Dells. Toronto, Ontario, and Niagara Falls September 5th to September 8th. All Expense.................................... 15 28 00 .50 SOUTHTOWN ECONOMIST TRAVEL BUREAU is handling every JL good tour leaving Chicago! For information check and return this coupon. Yellowstone California Canadian Rockies n 6-Day Toronto Tour n St. Lawrence River Trips Q European Travel Name .Address. SOUTHTOWN ECONOMIST TRAVEL BUREAU 730 W. 65th St. Englewood 1400 PIIYHIMFFTTnl I L.II I I IV KILL. I I U STflRT flT I PI NEXTSjpOflY Seeding, Draw in Economist Classic to Be Held Friday Night nv MT A rm r w rnr I IN RACE FOR CUP SATURDAY By HUFFSTETTER Entries will close Friday at noon for the Second Annual SOL-TIITOU N ECONOMIST Women's Tennis tourna- ment to be staged at Hamilton park starting Saturday. Seeding and the draw for positions in the meet will be done Friday night at the Hamilton park field- house while play in the tournament will be started at 2 p.m., Saturday. Bleachers seating approximately 500 persons are to be erected imme- diately adjacent to the main courts of play. This will afford both a con- venience and opportunity for tennis fans to witness their favorites be- sides affording opportunity for fans to see women players, net stars who rank among the best in the city. Eight Courts Available A total of eight courts will be avail- able for tournament competition. They are being watered and rolled daily in preparation for the classic. To prevent deep scratches and ruts of any kind in the playing surfaces, tennis fans wearing any kind of shoes but smooth rubber are being kept off the courts. As was the case last year, the clas- sic will be staged in two divisions again this year. Those who will play in the division of the tournament which has been sanctioned by the Chicago Tennis as- sociation will be members of clubs playing team tennis under the sched- ule of the association or women who ha've played in a sanctioned meet. The open division of the tourna- ment will be for women and girls without sanctioned tournament ex- perience, non-members of clubs, and members of clubs not belonging1 to the association. Recognition Available to Stars By sanctioning one part of the meet, recognition is now available to the city's stars and club members who will enter the KOL-THTOIV.S- UC-ON- OMIST meet this year. Women and girls placing near the top in the sanctioned division of the tournament can thereby better their rankings In the city and western as- sociations. Adopting last year's plans, tourna- ment officials will stage singles cham- pionships only in each division. Promptness Is Advantage Promptness on the part of the players In entering the classic will make for promptness in the staging of the meet. This will add to the convenience of the entrant in getting matches played at the time best suit- ed to the contestant. Two handsome silver cups will comprise the major trophies to be awarded to the winners of the meet. The victor In the sanctioned divi- sion of the classic will receive pos- session for one year of a 12-inch cup mounted on a four-inch base. Last season this cup was won by Berenice "Jackie" Ayers of the Allerton club. 10-Inch Cup for Novice Winner The other cup, a 10-Inch trophy mounted on a three-Inch base, will be awarded to the winner of the open or novice division of the tournament. Josephine Scarnavack of the Hamil- ton park club, won possession of this cup last year. Both of the cups are three-legged trophies and both were donated by Jody Johnston, manager of the W. G. Tcgtmeicr Sporting Goods store at 6435 Halsted st. They were first placed in competition last season. In addition to the two cups, a medal will be given to the runner-up in each of the two divisions of play. 1. There will be two divisions of competition, sanctioned and open. The former will be for members of tennis clubs affiliated with the Chi- cago or Western Tennis associations and the latter for non-members of clubs or players who have never com- peted in a sanctioned tournament. 2. Play is scheduled for two con- secutive week-ends starting Saturday. Matches will also be played oil during the week for the convenience of en- trants and the tournament officials. 3. The entry fee is 25 cents for the open division and 50 cents for the division. All entries must be in the hands of the SOL-TIITOWN sports department, 728 W. 65th st., Chicago, by Friday noon. 4. The entire tournament will be governed by rules of the United States Lawn Tennis association. Owned by Robert Williamson, the Edith II, winner last season of the Bennett cup, emblematic of the championship of the Jackson Park Yacht club, will compete Saturday in the second race of a series in a fijht to retain possession of the cup. The first race of the series was run a week ago Saturday with the Princess gain> ing first place honors. One more race in addition will be run to determine the winner of the siries and the cham- pion of the club. O'GRADY'S LOSE TO RAMBLERS, 9-6, IN EXTRA-INNING TILT In a 10-innlnz contest at Foster park a week ago Sunday, the Bill O'Grady Juniors suffered their third defeat of the season by losing to the Ramblers' nine, 9 to 6. Bus Whalen, who relieved Bill De- laney In the ninth with two men on base and no outs, was touched for six runs by the winners. With the exception of the last stanza, Delaney starred on the mound for the losers. He granted but six hits, whiffed 17 batters and out of four trips to the plate secured two doubles and a single. Approximately 500 fans witnessed the battle. The O'Gradys are making efforts to book twllglht games for Foster park each Wednesday. COACH SEEKS TEAM Gridiron teams which are seeking coaches are asked to get in touch with Arthur Wadman at 5701 St. Louis ave., or to call him at Republic 5655 any day at 6 p.m. He states that he has played foot- ball for a period of 15 years. WASHINGTON PARK BOWLING GREENS OPENED LAST WEEK About 200 followers of the old and ancient English-Scotch game of "bowling on the green" keep busy on the new greens opened last week in Washington park by the South Park board. Conditioning of the ground at 54th st. and Cottage Grove ave., and the erection of a small club house was made at an expenditure of about it was announced by the park board. The game is played with balls hav- ing a diameter of four and a half inches which arc rolled at a white ball target on 70-foot grass alleys. ELMER SWANSON COPS FOSTER PARK NET TITLE Elmer Swanson, runner-up in the Foster Park Tennis tournament last year, defeated William Thurn, 6-3, 0-3, and 6-4 to win the championship of the tournament staged at the park last week. The Foster park club is now plan- ning a mixed doubles tournament to be staged within the next 30 days. TUFTY GRIFFITH TO MEET CON O'KELLY ON MALLOY PROGRAM Tuffy Griffith, Chicago's leading contender for the world's heavyweight title, and holder of the Illinois cham- pionship, will trade blows with Con O'Kelly, champion of Ireland, in the 10-round windup bout of Mique Mal- loy's fight program for White City Monday night. O'Kelly recently fought a draw with Jimmy Maloney and has beaten Ernie Schaaf. He was a former wrestler. Griffith has fought leading heavy- weights of the country, including Wil- lie Stribllng, Otto Von Porat, Tommy Loughran and King Levinsky. BOWLING LOOP MEETS TONIGHT To get ready for the coming season and for the purpose of reorganiza- tion, a meeting of the Palace of Pleasure Major house bowling league will be held at the hall, 3323 W. 63rd st., tonight at 8 o'clock. A meeting of the Junior house league of the Palace of Pleasure will be held at the same location Monday night of next week. TOMEETPflTRICK IN ID-ROUND GO HT17BJMI.IIND5 Program to Consist of Five Bouts Involving 34 Rounds of Boxing Baxter Calmcs, of Kansas, South- ern light heavyweight champion, will feature John Duffy's trenlr.s caid at Shewbrldge field Thursday night by meeting Tom Patrick, of Los Angeles. In the 10-round windup. Patrick is the boy who trimmed Buck Easterly in a bout at White City Monday of last week. For the eight-round scmi-windup Duffy has signed Young Stuhley, of Kewanee, to meet Mickey McLnugh- lin, local welterweight. In the other bouts Jud Judklns, South Haven middleweight, will en- gage Bill Baker, of the North side; in a six-rounder, Johnny Panek, South Chicago lightweight, will tan- gle with Steve O'Malley, ol Columbus, Ohio, in another six-round session; while Johnny Lulo, North side light- weight, and Frankie O'Farrcll. also of the North side, will meet in the four-round opener. WASHINGTON PARK CASTING MEET HAS LIST By STANLEY BJORK Almost every article pertaining to fishing and camping is Included in the list of the 95 prizes to be award- ed the winners in the National Cast- ing tournament at Washington Park beginning Thursday. Among the items listed are rods and reels, lines for both bait and fly casting, silk tent, leather coats and moccasins, rain shirts and many others. These are, however, all sec- ond and lesser prizes: for a hand- some trophy is to be presented the winner or champion of each of the nine events. These trophies are in the forms of silver dinner sets, cups, bowls and watches and have been on display in the Loop for the past two weeks. In all, the awards will total approxi- mately in value. PEREZ COUNCIL TO STAGE FOURTH GOLF TOURNEY THURSDAY Its fourth annual golf tournament will be staged by the Father Perez Knights of Columbus council at the Westgate Valley club, 131st st. and Ridgeland ave., Thursday. Those wishing to compete for the prizes should get in touch with Roy J. Hooker, chairman of the golf com- mittee at the clubhouse, Marquette rd. and Elizabeth st. A dinner at pjn. will wind up the day's activities. O'CONNELLS SHUT OUT AQUINAS BY 1-0 COUNT In a pitchers' duel Monday of last week, Smoke Larson shaded McGrath to give the O'Connells a 1 to 0 win over the Aquinas at 59th st. and Par- nell ave. Larson yielded but four hits and struck out 18 batters, while McGrath allowed a total of 10 hits. The two teams will meet again in a doubleheader today at 59th st. and Parncll ave. JGUARANTEEDKjWEIGiH-r AND WRIGHT MOTORS BEAT MOOSE NINE, 16 TO 9 Collecting a total of 18 off the erics of Boddy nnd Gcrrard, the J. J. Wright Motors diamond aKgrc- Katlon laced the Loyal Order of Moose No. 17 squad, 16 to 9, at Ham- ilton park, a week SIRO Sunday. Vuegler and Ferrari starred nt the bat for the victors, the former mak- ing four hits while the latt.T poled out three blows. With a newcomer named Egner playing first base, the Wrights will travel to Walkcrton, Ind, next Sun- day to meet the Walkcrton Blurs. MAKES UOLE-IN-ONR John D. Foran. Jr.. 2611 E. 74th st, joined the holu-in-onc club last Thursday when he made the entire distance of 135 yards on the fourth hole at the Pipe o'Pcacc course, and Halsted sts, with a mashie shot. He was plnylnfj at the time in n foursome composed of his wlte. him- self, his brothrr Mlkr and W. C Schrocder, 6150 Pcona st. 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