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. ; : r:::y.ry':MMM:-f'y,ff^.:f-:-yMy:-'-M:mr; Y'YY M ■ ',VY *y f*f7 ■r-.:\y-' •:?V;;Y.''"'':7;.'*V •..••.'/..."■■.7?.: *■ ■ ,;:»6K,7 ■.■•■'■ ■'■' *'.:,■:-.:. : ■'.■ .-'*. ■' ":?v.'7'"-""' •■■ „.". , ■'..' ■ :y • >■ '■'•■'•: .7 ■ ■■•. ":'■■■' '•'".....- : -'• m :"::'■ m-.m-■.'-:*.:*- . ,l:*.i.-*...)'.'.-, Mtt-4 ».i)^<4^swci-(>«ot*< »**;>*>. - ^w.^-t-.^*»^-ff'^*M^ •fJi**^?'' * «^^*i'.l ..v^^'^si*--?*. ^m*«»»**«»w.^**.s"'w^^ 1 Jt r IfiMWffBJI THB OHIO SENTINEL Lightweight Champ Brown Here Sept. 9 Joe Brown, world's lightweight champion, wiU battle Gale Kcr- win, C a n a d a's welterweight king, in an over-the-w e i g h t match Sept. 9 at fairgrounds Coliseum. The fight, another Dispatch- Journal charity event, promises to be a fast and furious affair which could end anytime in the scheduled 10 rounds. Both boys are noted for their ■ttr knockout punch with Brown having the definite edge in ex- *% perlence. Kerwtn has been sidelined for almost a year because of _ severe case of anemia. He ba. been training hard ahd hopes to make his return to the ring a big one with a knockout of the lightweight king. BROWN HAS been'defending his title at regular intervals since beating Wallace (Bud) Smith for the championship several years ago. There will also be two fast prelims following the main go and two top-notch wrestling events as lldlifters at 6 p. m. Main event is a non-title affair. Tickets are now on sole at 34 S. 3rd st. and Heoton's Music Store. 50 N. High st. A few gen- < eral admission tickets go on sale the night of the fight. S F' ~<f?i SATURDAY. AUGUST 29. 1959 SPORTS GLEANINGS By BILL BELL •Sports Editor 71 Out For HSU Eleven Seventy-one candidates for* the 195*) Ohio State football team have been Invited to report for physical examinations and picture taking Aug. 31. Two-a-day practice sessions begin Sept. 1 and continue for at least two weeks. Sixteen lettermcn will be in the fold, headed by Capt. and Alt-American end Jim Houston and Fallback Bob White, also an All-American choice. Thirty-three t>f the group will be sophomores^ a - record number for the Woddy'Hayes re-" gime, which began in 1951 There are 17 seniors and 21 juniors. Fifty-nine of the 71 are Ohio high school graduates. SWIMMING IS one of the minor sports in which Negroes have cut much of a figure. However, the future appears to h a ve a ..titer glow. The source of this hope is an 11 year old lad. Edd.e Spann of Los Angele.' 28th St. YMCA swimming team. Spann _ _ _._. _ _• ... _ RA ns.nr-.r_ r..* East SectionaL. ... _ Recreation News Was Thai A Record! Mlchigari State's new outdoor swimming pool during the 1959 Pan American try out .s saw loO record-bettering performances POINDEXTER CENTER was the scene last week of bubbles blowing everywhere. A bubble gum contest in which 40 children participated was the occasion. Winners for largest bubbles were Lewana Lewis, first, and Savannah Moore, second . . . Children who attended arts and crafts-classes on the playgrounds are busily preparing for the children's Art exhibit during September and October at the Art Gallery. Such items as murals, papier mache, portraits, paper crafts and sculpture will be displayed by the eager future artists . . . Second Av. closes Its summer program with popular request activities. Crafts and events most popular during the summer will be repeated under teen leadership. These teens, active throughout die summer, are Barbara Kelly, Madison classes; Caroline Frazier, special events; Betty Miller, table games; Tommy Mosely and Fred Elder, softball; Charles Colbert, basketball and horseshoes; Nadya Patrick, hi-fi dances; Bobby Johnson, Sandra and Carolyn Frazier, crafts; Sammy Tolford, supervision . . . Recreation leaders from east sectional playgrounds turn in their equipment at Beatty Center Friday*, Aug. 28, at 8 p. m. The check- in marks close of the playground season and finis to fun filled afternoons for neighborhood youngsters. Serving youngsters during the summer have been leaders in fields of education as well as recreation . . *'A apeciaiprogram and dance was held Wednesday recognizing participants in Pilgrim's summer program. not brighter glow. Angeles' 28t.. broke the national AAU record for the 50 meters breast stroke just one day before his lltb birthday In Fresno. Cal., last weak. His time was 44.5 second, which broke th. old mark oH 1 Eddie had equaled that record last year It « believed he i. the first Negro swimmer to set a new national AAU mark, THE 1959 BASEBALL SEASON HAS BEEN one of pleasant surprises. , , ,. .; It is true some of the great stars have shown signs of slipping but we havo also witnessed some great comebacks. Notables include the Columbus Jets in thtf Internat'l League, Los Angelea Dodgers in the Nat'l circuit and Cleveland Indians in the Ameri- can League. _. While we do. not believe either of the three can cop the burning in their respective leagues, last spring no one in. his right mind would have picked any of them to be among the contenders this late in the season. •*"--__-«-_ The Jets are sure of a playoff berth unless they collapse completely Cleveland may make us eat our words by shading the White Sox for the pennant. Apparently the Indians do not know or believe what a lot of fans, writers and baseball men are saying- that the Cleveland club is not a solid baseball team. ' We talk and they go on winning. .„„-..«* However ^either of these is the comeback which has pleased us most. That honor goes to the game effort put out by Big Don Newcombe of the Cincinnati Reds. Big Don, who has hod his ups and down; as a star, was at low ebb when the season started. People not only were saying his ca* reer as n starting pitcher was over. There were those who wera accusing him of not having the guts in a pinch. The young players ignored him when he tried to tell them how a championship b,g leaguer should conduct himself. *9 These things hurt Don, who is a sensitive guy despite his foreboding look and size. • .ta Now that he is the ace of the Reds' pitching staff he< ******* the senior citizen and when he speaks hi. words have authority. Newcombe has a 12-6 record and a 3.08-«arned run average. SAD SAM JONES OF THE SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS is U>. winningest Negro hurler in Ihe majors. Sam is 15-10. with an ERA Brooks Lawrence of Cincinnati and Bennie Daniels of PUU* ihurgh have n"M_becn too successful this season. Lawrence,is 0-10 Shd Daniels*.-?"* V *"" **-*-"- Y . -; - "-*•• * . Jim Grant of Glfeveland i- Ihe top ranking sepia hurler in tha junior circuit with a record of seven wins ajid five losses. NINE SEPIA HITTERS IN THE SENIOR LEAGUE and two ! in the junior circuit are in the charmed 300 circle. Hank Aaron continues to lead tho Nat'l with .373 at this writing. The Reds' Vada Pinson is third among the regulars at .334. The Dodgers' Jr. Gilliam is hitting .303. Orlando Cepeda of the Giants, at .318, is good for sixth place. Home run and RBI leader Ernie Banks is .308, has 115 RBls and 37 homers. Frank Robinsoa of the Reds is second in RBIs with 108 and hitting .316. Willie Mays is the sixth sepia player in the circ!.>, at .309. Bill White of the Cards is .313 snd Roberto Clemente of the Pirates is .304. Minnie Minoso and Vic Power of the surprising Cleveland Indians, at .304 and .306. respectively, comprise the American League duo. \ in .12 events. -***' IN GOVERNOR'S CUP .Royal Flash, *-v__ner of the Ohio state trot last year and eligible for the Goverosir's cup this year at* the Ohio slats? fair, was -a $1050 purchase aa a yearling. GEORGE SCOTT OF URBANA niGH and Miami U. played most of the game at right half and safety for the N. York Giants against the Chicago Cards Friday night In Dallas. matches played over the difficult Duffers. Pittsburgh. BOTS AND GIRLS OF MARYLAND playground ,had a big week. On Wednesday, movies were shown including "Football Pa-j r'ade." "Sports Spellbind" and "Hawaii." Thursday, boys anda^ hill/Manor pk. couise here, girls had a style and talent show followed by a dance. Friday, j Monumental club, Baltimore. Marviand boys and girls joined giris and boy* of Douglas play-jwas secotvLin "A" class, wh.le ground on .1 trip to the museum on Ohio State university's campus, j Arlington Divots. Arlington, Va., The week ended with the children participating in Uie Jr. Qlym-.was the winning team i I pics at OSU stadium on Saturday. J "&•' division c o m i n g ELIGIBLE* TOTAL 5* Elisibles to.the Governor's cup trot, featured at the Ohio state J fair in Columbus, total 53. The home 5 race goes lo -the post Sept. 2. THB OHIO OHIO STATU ttUSBUM LIBRARY ISTH A KtaH 3T. COLUUBUS* OHIO SENTI THE PEOPLE'S CHAMPION "VOL, 11, No. 18 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1959 20 CENTS COLUMBUS, OHIO ' TORCH DEATH 1 j i ■ Report Threat To riers Story On Pane J \m Bronx Golfers Tops ln Eastern Tourney Play READING, Pa—S«lec"ed Golf, ahead of Royal club of Washing*; club of Bronx, N. Y., won thejton. In the •*<_" section, Bed- "A" division at last weekend's j ford club of Brooklyn, won over Eastern Golfers Ass'n's team;second place winners. Dandy GEORGE RAND By JOHN B. COMBS Freedom for George Albert Rnnd, prim* suspect in the July 2 torch slaying of Melvin Payne, came to an abrupt end early Wednesday when he was nabbed by FBI agents in Cleveland. Although armed with en S in. knife, Rand meekly surrendered when FBI agents closed in on him as be stepped from his hideout at 12:40 a. m. Wednesday. The onetime** popular Columbus athlete had been the object of a nationwide manhunt since the flaming body of Payne wax found lying in a patch of weeds at the end of a dead-end street in Hanford Village.the evening of July _. Oddly, Rand was captured two months to the date he allegedly doused Payne with an Inflammable solution, fired three bullets into his head, and set him on fire. '■:.'.. A detailed account of his arrest, as provided by Ed Mason, > FBI agent in charge: . ** Rand, was apprehended st 12:40 a. m. Sept. I ana i. being held tat the Cuyahoga county jail. Ha was to be arraigned by tha tl. S. commissioner at 2 p. m. Wednesday in Cleveland. Rand was apprehended when he went te a girt friend's house Tuesday om>Jo find the girl friend's boy . .. nd was at the rest*, deace. The hoy friend chased Rand from (he heme with a shot- sun and fired onr shot at him. ^Thereafter, the FBI..was notified and, immediately following. Rand took "uninvited refuge in houses *n the neighborhood. The Continued On Page 2 ' •*. "J ' ■ I Blakeley Leads local 423 Dissenters INSURGENT GROG? IN LOCAL 423, Hod Carriers aad Laborers Union, fe led by Ass't Bus** de** .Agent Nathaniel Blakeley. who leveled serious charges against fiuancia! secretary-treasurer Marshall Cobb. Pictured are some af the dissent-*** st meeting in Blake"**'* heme Monday. Seated, from left: John Breadus, James Peoples, Aleck McCall, Marvin MeKee, fatmet Roberts, JUk Bennett. Standing: Junes Coleman, Junius Bur rough*., James Irvla, Jamas. Stmt, Sandy Cook, Blakeley, Donald J«-»e$, Herman Salty. New election was ordered by inler-iatlonsl uoiOn.—Plerce Photo.' T*. gram Support Of Police Dept. Slory On Pate S ■■■•■&&
|Description||The Ohio State Sentinel was a weekly African American newspaper based in Columbus, Ohio that was established on June 1, 1949. They covered local Columbus news, and state issues that were important to the African American community.|
|Creator||President Edmund B. Paxton|
|Contributor||Vice President Charles W. Seward|
|Publisher||The Ohio Sentinel Publishing Company|
|Location||Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio|
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Lightweight Champ Brown Here Sept. 9
Joe Brown, world's lightweight
champion, wiU battle Gale Kcr-
win, C a n a d a's welterweight
king, in an over-the-w e i g h t
match Sept. 9 at fairgrounds
The fight, another Dispatch-
Journal charity event, promises
to be a fast and furious affair
which could end anytime in the
scheduled 10 rounds.
Both boys are noted for their
■ttr knockout punch with Brown
having the definite edge in ex-
Kerwtn has been sidelined
for almost a year because of _
severe case of anemia. He ba.
been training hard ahd hopes
to make his return to the ring
a big one with a knockout of
the lightweight king.
BROWN HAS been'defending
his title at regular intervals
since beating Wallace (Bud)
Smith for the championship several years ago.
There will also be two fast
prelims following the main go
and two top-notch wrestling
events as lldlifters at 6 p. m.
Main event is a non-title affair.
Tickets are now on sole at 34
S. 3rd st. and Heoton's Music
Store. 50 N. High st. A few gen-
< eral admission tickets go on
sale the night of the fight.
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