TRACK AND FIELD
Russian track and field team swamped host British athletes in two meets. Against all-London team Russian men won 103-57, women triumphed 56-32, at London. Russians won 16 of 23 events in meet against Britain's northern counties, at Manchester. Only comfort for British:
outran Russia's Aleksander Anufriev by 40 yards in grueling three-mile race.
Henry Laskau of New York led all the way to win national 20,000-meter walking title for third straight year, at Providence.
Bjoern Thofelt of Sweden won modern world pentathlon title, scoring 4,634.5 points to 4,529 for runner-up Werner Vetoerli of Switzerland, at Budapest. Istvan Szondy of Hungary took third. Ensign William J. Andre was high man for U.S., finishing eighth. Team championship went to
John Prevatt's greyhound Mellojean equalled world's record for 657-yard course, winning $25,000 American Greyhound Derby, at Taunton, Mass. Time: 38.2. Milam Light, owned by A. Lee Sparks, and Dancing Maid, owned by Myron A. Haughn, were runners-up.
Hi-Mack, owned by Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Hoppe of Farmington, Conn., topped field as champion of Avon Old Farm Hunter Trials, biggest working hunter event in New England, at Avon, Conn. Hi-Mack scored 17? points, also captured open hunter competition.
held slight lead over Detroit Red Wings as National Hockey League season moved into third week. New York Rangers, playing surprisingly better than expected, were third. Woeful Chicago Black Hawks were unable to win any of first five games.
William Austin of San Antonio won Port Aransas, Tex. tarpon rodeo with 5'2" tarpon taken in 20-30 test line class. Runner-up: R. A. Ellison of Dallas, 3'1" tarpon in 12-20 test line class.
, St. Louis Cardinal manager, and Mrs. Stanky, a son, Dan, their fourth child.