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The Valley First -- First in the Valler) THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD TUESDAY, MARCH IS, 1934x PAGE NINE The BROWNSVILLE HERALD SPORTS SECTION OIQIOO GIANTS CONFIDENT OF REPEATING THEIR CHAMPIONSHIP FEW CHANGES TO BE MADE New Yorkers to Stand Pat On Their Club Of Last Season BY ALAN GOULD MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 13 -(IF)--The combination of rare pitching, extraordinary fighting spirit and opportunism, which carried the New York Giants on a surprising flight to the baseball .heights last season, has blended with tropical balminess this spring to produce an uncut brand of confidence in the camp of the world champions. As viewed now under Florida's blistering sun or mellow moonlight, it wasn't luck and the "breaks" but skill that swept the team to the top. Instead of being due to a fortuitous chain of events or a manifestation of the art of making a little go a long way, it was the result of foresight, development and aggressive "percentage" baseball. In short. Mr. Will Terry's cheerful young men and old, along with their partisans, now look upon the Giants as a team destined to prove there was not the slightest "fluke" about all that startled the baseball world last year. As a matter of fact, there isn't much nourishment for the opposition or the skepts. who doubt that Hubbell, Schumacher and Parmalee will duplicate their pitching feats of tion or the skeotics who doubt that will click so effectively as a winning unit in the National League this ·ear. Mancuso 111 All but one of the major develop-, ments, the illness of the No. 1 backstop, Gus Mancuso, with an attack of typhoid, has been calculated to itrengthen the Giants' chances. Johnny Vergez has completely recovered from his operation for appendicitis last September and is ready for a big year. Not only are the pitching heroes of 1933 all in good health but Terry has every reason to expect a come-back by William Watson Clark, no longer ·worried by illness and potentially one of the best southpaws in the league. To cap the climax Travis Jackson, the team captain, has so far recovered his agility as to recapture the shortstop job from the colorful Blondy Ryan, whose spirited work proved so vital to the club's success last year. Blondy is sure at least of being carried as a substitute but Jackson's return to form, after almost two years of inactivity because of bad knees, means a substantial increase in batting power. It's Ryan's tough luck but the Giants' good fortune to have in Jackson .whenever he is fully able to play, one of the best shortstops in baseball. He outclasses Eyan in hitting and experience and has a rifle-shot arm. Other Positions Same The rest of the club will tee off in the national open the way it Chuck Wins Again Charles (Chuck) Hornboitel Indiana's b r i l l i a n t runner, Charles (Chuck) Hornbostel, triumphs again by winning the national indoor A. A. U. 1,000- meter run in Madison Square Garden, New York. The Indiana university star is seen finishing the race which he ran in just a second over the national record ·» time for the event. d applies especially to Hal Shumacher, the sinker-ball star who won 19 games last year and Boy (Tarzan) Parmalee, who has a world of stuff but lacks control and steadiness. Fat Freddie Fitzsimmons and Clark round out a "big five" that Is potentially the strongest staff in ? either big league. Too Many Hurlers "Actually I have more good pitchers than I know what to do with this year," says Terry, "whereas last season Sch.uniae.her and Parmalee had to come through, if we were to have a chance in the pennant race. Bill Shores, Jack Salveson, Al Smith and Joe Bowman gave me a wealth of reserve material, in addition to the two men who know all the tricks of the relief game, Herman Bell and the grand old Cuban, Adolfo Luque. With the extra punch we will get from Jackson and the finished in front of the 1933 field. | best defensive club in the league, I Terry and Hughey Critz, the pint-' * sized second baseman, will have George Grantham as their understudy. The outfield of Joe Moore, George (Kiddo) Davis and Mel Ott will cover all available territory, aided when necessary by Frank (Lefty) O'Doul, the celebrated tourist and pinch-hitter, and Hank Leiber, the curly-haired clouter. Leiber so far has the edge on Phil Weintraub and Homer Peel for reserve duty on the ramparts. Terry plans to use young Paul until Mancuso, who is due in camp this week, rounds into condition. Harry Danning is next in line for reserve catching duty. The Giants will be handicapped, however, unless don't see how we can miss." Bruno, Knowles And King to Train Here The Delta A. C., located upstairs at 1245 Elizabeth street, is fast becoming the boxing center of Brownsville. "Kid" Bruno Salazar of San Antonio, aggressive youngster who is to meet Perry Knowles ;n a 15-rounrl bout at Harlingen Friday night, is to train in the Brownsville gymnasium Tuesday night beginning at 1 o'clock. "Ace" King, Houston middleweight who is to battle Joe Dun- their No. 1 man recovers his health I dee here Thursday night, also is to fully by the end of April. The ace of the pitching staff, southpaw Carl Hubbell, is a rocking- train at the local gymnasium. Perry Knowles is scheduled to train in the Brownsville gym Wed- chair hurler but most of the others ! nesday night. need Mancuso's advice and steadying I Boxing fans are invited to watch influence to be at their best. This I these workouts. STOEFEN OUT FOR BIG GAME Loi Angele* Star Gunning For Position Oh Davis Team BY ROBERT CAVAGNABO NEW YORK, March 13.--yP)-- Lester R. Stoefen, lanky Los Angeles tennis star, is out for big game. No less than a place on the Davis cup team and the national outdoor singles championship are the goals at which he aims. "It may sound like shooting at the moon," Stoefen said Tuesday at the Seventh regiment armory where he-is competing in the U. S. indoor championships, "but its nothing like that. I'm very keen for tennis this year, keener than I've ever been. My game is Improving from day to day. "I have been practising all winter." The 23-year-old player, nationally ranked at No. 3 and holder, with George Lott, of the national doubles title, is one o£ America's rapidly rising stars. He possesses a tremendous service, powerful forehand, and has an uncanny knack of slicing shot t fl the side. Dr. Lawrence Kurzrok, a sturdy opponent, wai. Stoefen's next rival in the current championships. Tough Opposition The visiting Frenchmen were arrayed against formidable opposition in Tuesday's third round matches. The veteran Jean Borotra, who played poorly Monday, but managed to skim past Ernest Koslan, an unranked New York university sophomore, found Frank Bowden, seedea eight among the Americans, blocking his way. Christian Boussus tackled George M. Lott. Jr., Chicago; Paul Feret opposed Dr. Eugene McCauliff, and Andre Merlin, holder of the French indoor title, faced Berkeley Bell, who had yet to lose a game in this tournament. Gregory Mangin, the defending champion, and Frank X. Shields drew comparatively tame opponents in Melvin H. Partridge and William Thompson, respectively. Sidney Wood, Jr., was matched with Simon Miller. First round matches in the doubles championship were set for late in the day. Fight Card Set Here Thursday Joe Dundee of Beaumont and K. O. "Ace" King of Houston, who are to fight the main event on a boxing card to be presented in the V. F. W. outdoor arena here Thursday night, are training regularly. Dundee has won his three Valley starts in handy fashion, easily beating Jack Burns, Manuel Zermeno and Tommy Munroe. King fought his first Valley fight last vs'eek by knocking out Eddie McMillian in two heats at Harlingen. King was booked to fight Bill Cabler who was unable to fight because of an eye injury. King is a veteran who has met some of the best middleweights and welters in the country. He and Dundy have one thing in common--both have been decisioned by Tommy Freeman, former welterweight champion. The eight-round semifinal will revive an old grudge between Soldier Jack Burns and Cullen Red, former Harlingen Cardinal football star. EXHIBITION BASEBALL New York (N) 4; Philadelphia (A) 3, 10 innings. Today's Schedule At Fort Myers--New York CN) vs. Philadelphia (A). At Los Angeles--Chicago (A) vs. Los Angeles (PCD. Sords Points . . . By Jack Sords IAfS SlMRreT Of fbRMER. is e*pecreo -C OP AL * SfMMONS GEO. EARMSHAW Dixie Diamond Chatter RED SOX * SABASOTA, Fla., March 13. (ff)-Ever hear of Julius Bolters ol Pittsburg? Well, you're likely to before the baseball season is far gone. Julius arrived at 'he Red Sox training cauip just in time to be the sensation of the first fuli practice session. He tapped a homer over the rightfield fence, then dented the left barrier with \ wallop that would laave cleared the wall at the Sox' new ball park in Boston. INDIANS NEW ORLEANS.--Jose Vosmik provided the sparkle in the Cleveland Indians' first serious batting practice by sending two nsw baseballs sailing over the distant left field wall of their training grounds. Earl Avei'Jl, Glenn Myatt and Dick Porter managed to left a few over the right field barrier, but nene of their drives were as hefty as Vosmik's. BEDS TAMPA, Fla.--It seems the Cincinnati Reds may have a southpaw pitcher after all. Manager Bob OTarrell, who lost his left-handed hurler when the veteran Eppa Rixey retired, is reported to be considering the addition of Joe Shaute, a free agent who formerly played with the Cleveland Indians. CUBS AVALON, Calif.--George (Tuck) Stainback, young outfielder, and Angle Calan, recruit infielder, will be in the Chicago Cub lineup when the exhibition season starts Thursday against Los Angeles. Manager Charley Griowr. wants to see more of Stalnbeck's speed and plans to station him between Chuck Klein and Bsb eHerman. Galan will operate at second base. WHITE SOX LOS ANGELES.--A trio of rookie right - banders John Pomorski, Otto Niteholas and Dale Mills, were assigned to pitching duty Tuesday as the Chicago White Sox resumed their series with Los Ange'es' Angels. Three games have boen added to the Sox spring schedule. They will meet Seattle at Santa Barbaia March 21, and play the Pasadena Merchants, March 31 and April 1. DODGERS ORLANDO, Fla--Joimny Frederick compiled an average of .308 to lead the Brooklyn Dodgar regulars in hitting last season and thinks hell do lots better vith the new ball. "It was discouraging," Johnny says, "to find drives that used to clear fences falling just inside the .park. I don't know how the pitchers feel about the new ball out I'm lor it." ' . - YANKEES ST. PETERSBURG, Fli.-^-Jack Saltzgaver seems to be jn iuck. The New York Yankee rookie already is a candidate for third or second base and now Manager Joe McCarthy plans to give, him a trial at first, so he ought to get a Jbo somewhere. GIANTS FORT MYERS, Fla.--Bill Terry, manager of the world champion New York Giants, has swung the axe lor the first time. He has sent Al CucciaeUp and Al Joyner infielders, and Pitchers Harlan McLendon and John Leonardo to Nashville for more seasoning. PHILLIES WINTER HAVEN, ij*.--A week ago Manager Jimmy Wiiaon of the Phillies said the "one spot" that worried him was second base; now he says his only concern is "to pick the right man." Kentucky. and' Tennessee supplied the deficiency, the former in the person of Irivine Jeffries, the latter with Lou Chiozza. Wrestling Game Is On Dp-Grade Evidently. Brownsville fans lilts their wrestlers big, and uiey prefer to have -their cards staged in the outdoor arena, judging from the crowd which turned out for the,all- heavyweight card held here Monday night. The crowd was three times as large as the Mies which have been turning .out tor the middleweights in the-indoor arena.. Nove' Jerlstrom, 'the terrible Swede,'won the main sveat'toy taking the first and third* falls from Vincent Lopez, a trimly built 200 pounder, from Monterrey .The Bout stirred up lots of enthusiasm, particularly among the bleacherites. Ramon Macias of Mexico City evened the' score for f .he Southern Republic, when he took the measure of Murrell Hogue in the 45-minute semi-final. ·, Macias pinned the Washington' -.product for one fall and they wrestled the remainder oi the time without another fall. .. Stanley West and Pas McKee. wrestled 20 minutes to a draw' in the opening event. ATHLETICS FORT MYERS, Fla.--Pinky Higgins is due in 'the camp of the Philadedphia Athletics Tuesday to talk over his contract and, if he follows the example .of Jtainj Foxx, the last holdout.of the A's will surrender. Losers in three of t-hair four encounters with the wwiti's champion New York Giants the American league team meets the National L3ague club Tuesday In the last game of their series. Bruno, Knowles In Top Condition (Special to The Herald) HARLINGEN, Marcn 13.--Both in good shape, Bruno Salazar and Perry Knowles are working out reg. ularly for their 15-round encounter here Friday night. The St. Pete Indian is doing his stuff in the Legion ring at 2 p. m. daily while the San Antonio boy does his stuff at 3 p. m. In addition, they are working out in the Delta A. C. ao Brownsville, recently established by "Tex" Becerril who at one time promoted scraps at Fort Brown. This will be the first long distance scrap held in the Valley since the fig'ht game was legalized. Mrs. Beulah M. Yates Chooses the El Jardin Sincere hospitality and a home-like atmosphere . . . . these are the things cause so many people to come back to the El Jardin. 'Our coffee shop is noted for good meals a n d , good service. And the prices are SO reasonable. Have dinner with ui today. EL JARDIN Hotel and Coffee Shop The Valley's Finest Fight Results_ (By The Associated Press) PHILADELPHIA--Cleto Locatelli, 137 Italy, »nl Benny Bass, 132, Philadelphia, drew, (10). Tony Falco. 140, Philadelphia, outpointed Johnny Jadick, 136, Philadelphia, (10). HOLYOKE -- Vince Dundee. 161 3-4, middleweight champion out- pointed Joe Kaminski, 164 3-4 Nanticoke, Pa., (10). CLEVELAND-- Joey Spelgal, 146, Pittsburgh, outpointed Joe GlicK, 1'49, Brooklyn,. (6). . SYRACUSE, N.Y.--Steve Halaiko, 140, Auburn, N. Y., outpointed Tommy .Bland, 141 1-2, Toronto, Ont., (10) i CHICAGO -- Leo Kodak, 129 1-2, Chicago, outpointed Paul Dazzo, 131, Chicago, (10). Danny Neenan, 143 1-2, Chicago, outpointed Johnny Perry, 144, Portsmouth, O., (6). . PITTSBURGH -- Donald (Bed) Barry; 193, Washington, D. C., out- pointed Charley Massera ,182,'Pittsburgh, 182, Pittsburgh, (10). Scranton, Pa, outpointed Bucky Lawless, 156, Syracuse, N. Y., (8). MIAMI, Fla.--Petey Sanon, 128 1-2, Birmingham, outpointed Bucky Burton, 126 1-2, Clinton, Ind. (12). HOT SPRINGS Ark.--Paul Lee, 123, Indianapolis, outpointed TJris Flowers, 125, Little Rock, Ark., (10). LOUIE Thomas, 166, Indianapolis, stopped Johnny Hull, Tulsa, (1). ORLANDO, Fla. -- Maxie Hosen- bloom, 181. New York, outpointed Gordon Fontenberry, 176, Cocoa, (10). BEAUMONT, Tex.--Buck Woods, 181, New York, drew with Sammy Alfano, 143, Hoston, (10). COLUMBUS, O--Tiger Joe Ban-; dall, 148, Elyria, outpointed Jackie Purvis, 147, Indianapolis, (10); : ·/ Bordeaux Mixture ; Results Are Shown (Special to The Herald) LOS FRESHOS, March 13. -- E f - fectiveness of spraying with Bordeaux mixture in the control: of potato blight was demonstrB/xl here when rains prevented a local farmer from finishing his spraying. urgh, 182, Pittsburgh, (10). tarmer irom imitnuig iu» SUIW..B. NEW ORLEANS--Harry Dublins-) The part of the field that, was ky 143 1-2, Chicago, knocked out| sprayed was saved and the remam 7 Ervin Berlier, 141 3-4, New Orleans, I der was killed by blight. · , (5 ) . The mixture is effective both for ALBANY, N. Y.--Tony Rock, 147, late and early blight. · Less Work More Fun I The HAPPY KITCHEN Do you cook by mathematics or by, calisthenics? Calisthenics are fine in their place, but the place isn't in the kitchen. It's much easier to cook by a recipe of one part mathematics, two parts ingenuity, and a large sized portion of fun and adventure. There's really no need at all for back breaking drudgery in this modern day and age. There are undiscovered worlds of new things to make, new ways to make the old dishes better, "hurry-up" time-savers and wife-sav-: ers, and hosts of short-cuts to meals more delicious than Epicurus ever dreamed. And they're all so easy and so simple^--you don't have to spend the whole family budget or even a very big slice of it for them. You'll wonder, when you hear them, how in the world you've missed' ; thinking of these joyous aids to happier meals before this. ; If you want to hear about the latest fashions in 'foods', and the way to make them less work and more fun, we' have a treat in store for you--The Brownsville Herald FREE Cooking School. It has been arranged by practical experts on cookery--and it is crammed full of suggest-. ions to brighten your kitchen for a whole year. Every comfort has been provided, you'll get lots of entertaining surprises--and all you have to do is just Come! The Brownsville Herald FREE COOKING SCHOOL THREE MORE DAYS Wednesday Thursday Friday March 14 March 15 March 16 2:30 to 4:30 P. M. Brownsville Junior College Auditoruim S*=j - " If The Following Stores and Manufacturers are Cooperating with 8 . The Brownsville Herald: 1 Us H K. C. Baking Powder Mcllhenny's Tabasco Snowdrift and Wesson Oil Pillsbury Flour Mill* Duncan Coffee Co. Morton Salt Co. John Hunter--Frigidaire Edelstein's Better Furniture Capitol Theatre Queen Theatre La Perla Bakery Grisham Ice Cream Co. Miller Radio Shop--Philco Velvet Jersey Butter Manautou's Department Store Central Cash Grocery Dorfman's Jewelry Store El Jardin Hotel and Coffee Shop