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DES MOINES, IOWA, THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 22, 1938. Ml fo) ro mi M fo) Jfl uJi2)iunug in JL il ffiuM 14T Feer, Two Mates V MllPerformHeref Major and Minor Stars Meet Local Club in Exhibition Oct. 4. Bob Feller, Rollie Hemsley and Hal Trosky, three members of the Cleveland Indians baseball club, together with other major and minor league players, will appear jn Des Moines the night of Oct. 4 and at Van Meter, la., the following day, it was announced by William Feller, father of the Cleveland mound star, late Wednesday night. The game in Van Meter will be a part of a homecoming celebration. The major leaguprs, augmented by minor leaguers, will meet the Omaha, Keb., Monarchs, at 3 p. m. Oct. 5, in an exhibition game. Feller, winner of 15 games this year, and Trosky, one of the leading hitters in the American league, are native Iowans, Trosky'g winter home being at Norway la., while Feller is a native of Van Meter. Hemsley has been Feller's 'private' catcher most of this season, having been secured from the St. Louis Browns last winter to handle the ppeedball pitching of the Iowan. j Lynn King, former Drake grid a star who played with Columbus in SI the American association this year i! and who was sold to the St. Louis J Cards just a few days ago, will be f on the all-star team. King's home is at Atlantic, la., and Don King, a minor league pitcher and brother '! of Lynn, is expected to appear B here and at Van Meter with the club. Other players will be chosen later. The game "in Des Moines, to be played at League park in a night contest, will be with the all-stars facing the Triplett Paint team. IOWAN STARS AT CREIGHTON f Don Fleming, Sioux City, Scores in Scrimmage. OMAHA, NEB. (.f) - Gene Ziesel, 155 pound sophomore back, and Don Fleming, 190 pound halfback from Sioux Citv. Ia.. eave J the Creighton freshmen severe If headaches Wednesday as the Blue-1 jays had their first workout f against the frosh. f5 Fleming and Gene, young; t brother of Creighton senior ace ', Billy Ziesel, each scored three of the eight touchdowns the varsity rolled up. Young Ziesel ran 85 f yards for his. Al Truscott, Soph fullback, and Johnny Leahy, senior fullback, counted the others. Coach Marchie Schwartz gave all the boys a chance at the yearlings. I HUNCH PAYS ! DAILY DOUBLE Woman Gets $1,008 Return on $2 Ticket. i WHEELING, W. VA. VP) Mrs. j Betty Jane Briggs of McKees-port, Penn., who says she played ) a hunch, cashed in Wednesday on j the only daily double winning i ticket at Wheeling Downs, get- ting Ji,008 for her 2 "invest- j ment." me number combination of her i Wket was 6-2. the first two . numerals of her home, 626 Madl- 4 on st, I POUR DOWN Patty Berg Mat ch Is Decided on 18th Green. R.v Earl Hllligan. i mHICAG0' ILU Pudsy '"tie Patty Berg packed another ch&rge of dynamite into the women's national golf champion-n'P Wednesday. The sensational Minneapolis girl, winner of a match Tuesday by an mazing in and 8 shutout margin, xploded a comeback Wednesday ""ch amazed the grallery, ad- vanced her to the. ci.iortorfinol '0Und ani overshadowed all other Pments of the day's second ana third round battles. 'ur down at the turn of her ' Lcn w,th Eva Shorb of Mas- Bilion fi. unio. the Minnesota star reef blSat of par and "Ul-Par ' . ' lne ""al nine to gain a 1 r oura round victory. Wild on She ut "lie and victim of Miss -wobs fine putting. Miss Berg Km appeB.rec. headed for elimina-1 R toumanient in which Ulce has been runnerup. Fires Sub Par at Foe. . "n she went to work, rnm- UP to.the tenth tee, she slipped Bob Feller. Plays Here Oct. 1,. Rollie Hemsley. Will Be Behind Plate. Lynn King. In All-Star Lineup, CAPT.EYSTON'S GAR COLLAPSES BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS, UTAH (fP) Narrowly averting disaster when the rear end of his seven-ton racer collapsed at speed close to 360 miles per hour, Capt. George E. T. Eyston, Eng land, quit this shimmering speedway Wednesday and brought the high speed racing season to a close. Because the giant "Thunderbolt" was crippled beyond quick repair, the lank, nerveless, retired infantry captain ended his attempt, at least for this year, to raise his world's land speed record of 357.5 M.P.H. above the coveted six-mile-a-minute mark. "Thunderbolt," its rjght rear dual wheels grotesquely mangled and fouled, ploughed through the northbound measured mile at 347.85 M.P.H.. despite the fact the car's rear was planing along the I salt. AT TURN- Beats Ohio Patty Berg. Has Close Call. out of her rain-trousers, hitched up her belt, and won the next three holes with a par and two birdies. After two halves, she squared the battle at the fifteenth with a par and then halved the sixteenth. On the short seventeenth her tc-e shot was straight to the green for a par 3 and an advantage as Miss Shorb's tee shot was bunkered. They halved the eighteenth In par fives, leaving Patty still in the running for a crown which eluded 'her in the finals last year. In a IOWA 0. GRID SQUAD OFF FOR OPENER Fans Roar Tribute to Hawks. By Bert McGrane. (Staff Representative. ) CEDAR RAPIDS. IA. Crowd ing two special cars on the fastest train available, the University of Iowa football squad roared away into the night late Wednesday, heading for the first clash of the 1938 campaign against U.C.L.A. at Los Angeles Friday night. The cheers of the Iowa City thousands re-echoed In Cedar Rap ids as fans paid tribute to the departing Hawkeyes, who have earned rating as one of the most promising Iowa squads in recent years. "Cily of Los Angeles." Bulk and brawn dominated t'. squad, 36 strong, swung aboard the "City of Los Angeles" for their rush trip to the coast. Coach Irl Tubbs, nominating an even three dozen of his players for the journey, selected 15 men who have won letters in previous seasons, T4 sophomores ana seven holdovers from other campaigns All told, the Iowa party num bered 44 men as the jaunt began, with coaches and university officials increasing the total. Hits High Level. The football fever hit a high level in Iowa City, before the Hawkeyes headed here to board the train. Jack Eicherly, captain of the 1938 Iowa team, ignited a monster bonfire to start the demonstration and the band, students and towns people split the air with Hawkeye yells. Men Selected. "Men selected foi the tjrip were: Ends Erwin Prasse, Jens Nor-gaard, Kenneth Pettit, Dick Evans, Max Hawkins, Fred Martin, Joe Moore. Tackles Henry Luebcke, Jim Kelley, Matt Miletich, Charles Tol-lefson, Mike Tosaw, Wilbur Nead. Allen and Brady. Guards Bob Allen, Charles Brady, Bob Herman, Ham Snider, Carl Vergamini. Centers Bruno Andruska, Jack McCambridge, Chester P o 1 u g a, Roscoe Carney. Quarterbacks Mike Enich, Russell Busk, Otto Huebner. Dean and Kinnirk. Halfbacks Capt. Jack Eicherly, Buzz Dean, Nile Kinnick, Ed McLain, Ray Murphy, Jerry Niles, Red Olson, Al Schenck, Carl Sullivan. Fullbacks Frank Balazs, Carl Blandin. Although football followers in this section have warmed to the Hawkeyes because of the fighting spirit and fine condition of the men, fans hardly know what to expect in Friday's opener. Luebcke at Tackle, Iowa enters the game with less than two weeks of practice and with two tackles, a center and a quarterback who were not on hand a year ago. At thr tackles are Henry Luebcke, jhe giant incapacitated and the veteran Jim orin Inwa- Continued on Page Kive. Foe,1 Dp, in Dorothy Traung. Scores 1 Up Victory. morning match she had defeated Jean Bauer, East Providence, R. I., 4 and 3. Traung Advance. In addition to Miss Berg, other favorites came through as expected. Mrs. Estelle Lawson Page, Chapel Hill, N. C., defending champion, whipped Helen Water-house, Warwick, R. I., 2 and 1 and then downed Betty Jameson, San Antonio, Texas, 4 and 2. Dorothy Traung, San Francisco, Cal., co-medalist with Mrs. Page, WIREPHOTO C W Ernie (Bullet) Lain, star of the Rice Institute football team, is shown here with the mascot of the grid team. Lain, who ranked with the best -forward passers in the country, denies he is overweight this season, and not in condition to play the same brand of football he displayed last season. DUCKY HITS HOMER AS Paul Dean Blanks HOLDS BOSTON TO SEVEN HITS Second Game of Twin Bill Called Off BOSTON, MASS. (ff) Ducky Wucky Medwick drove in all the run Wednesday as the St. Louis Cardinals shut out Boston's Bees, 4 to 0, in the first game of a scheduled doubleheader. Paul Dean, in his second start since a short term in the Texas league, allowed the Bees but seven hits, all singles. The second game was called because of high wind and rain in the first half of the third inning. Neither team had scored. A base on balls to Stu Martin and a two-base error by Elbie Fletcher on Slaughter's grounder and Medwick's single accounted for the Cards' first run. In the eighth, Ducky's twentieth homer of the season shot into the leftfield bleachers and scored the two Martins. The two teams are scheduled to play a doubleheader today. St. u AB. H O. A Boston AB. H. O. A r.pp.r n i z ti.lUMKo.ef 4 0 1 8.M'in.2b 3 13 3 Omnev.rt 4 0 1 Srhter.rf 2 O 1 n Qarms.lf 4 12 J.M Iin.lf 1 n 0 O Cuc'flo.2b 4 12 Med'irk.lf 3 3 5 0:Flpt'er.lb 3 112 Mizf.lb 3 1 7 OhReln 0 n 0 Parteetl e 4 0 5 O Slripp.3b 4 11 OufeOb 4 1 0 1H.iii.e 4 0 4 Orespi.fs 10 10 Waller, m 3 13 Mvern..ti 3 13 2 rWt 10 0 Dean.p 4 10 2 Turner.p 111 !.iMi-Loti 110 Total! 33 9 27 S Doll p 0 0 0 1 Totalu 33 7 7 IS BBatted fur Turner in eighth. rRan for Klen-htr in ninth. cHalted (or Warnller In ninth. S.'jiri. hv innineH: St. L.mia 100 000 030 4 I Huston nun noo ooo o Summary tirrorit. Paduett. Crfapi. Fletcher. Wailler; rung batteil in. Mfil-wick 4; two tHe hits, S Martin. Mue; home run. Meitwirk: atolen haie. 1)1-MaKgio; nacrilice hita. J. Martin Turner: duu-puuiiii Cuicinello to Waratler to Fleli'ber. Klctrh-lflqt senqnn ,T !o Curcinello to Warstler: left on bases. St. Louli fi. Boston fc; bases on balls, oil Kellev. faC- riean l. Turner 3; strtirk nut. hv Dean uouoie piay. Myers to a. Martin to Mize. nines, Ioll 'l in'.l: balk. Dean: passed hali. Padcett; losing pilrher. Turner. l!m- J'.- G""1' R'HMon and Pinein. Time, U.S. Meet Mrs. LawHCM fage. Reaches QuarterftntAs. r-if scored a 1 up victory in 19 holes fourth successful defense of the over Mrs. Diana Fishwick Critch- Underwood International women's ley In the morning and then a 3 basketball challenge trophy by de-and 1 triumph over Mrs. Charles feating the Canton (Ohio) En B.-rg Coiifimipii on Parte Eiyht. a'.,j;.imn.,M COLISEI M Friday Night A I.RKAT RATTI.r : Ernie "Champ" Dusek Ys. Earl Warn pier Gen. Adm. 4fte. Rmgstds "V. lne!. lax. Advance Salt Crocker Cigar Store Owls Get Together Paul Dean. Blank Bnnton. Club Standings NATIONAL LEAGUE. Games Be- to W. L. Pet. hind play Pittsburgh 81 57 .587 ... 12 Chicago . 78 61 .561 3i 13 Cincinnati 76 62 .551 5 12 New York 75 64 .540 6'& 12 Boston ...69 70 .496 12'j 10 St. Louis 68 72 .486 14 11 Brooklyn .63 75 .457 18 11 Phila 44 93 .321 35'i 15 Wednesday's Results, St. Louis 4, Boston 0 game). (first St. Louis at Boston, second game, Vain. Cincinnati at New York, rain. Chicago at Philadelphia, rain. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn, rain. Uamea Today. St. Louis at Boston (2). Cincinnati at New York (2). Pittsburgh at Brooklyn (21. Chicago at Philadelphia (2). AMERICAN LEAGUK. Games be- to V. New York 94 Boston . 82 Cleveland 81 Tct. .657 .582 .570 .531 .497 .444 .360 .354 hind play 10 11 12 i 18 23 30 . 43 431, Detroit ...76 Washing'n 71 Chicago . 60 St. Louis 50 Philadel'ia 51 Wednesday' Results. Chicago 5, New York 2. Detroit 8, Philadelphia 6 (first game). , Detroit 3, Philadelphia 0 (second game) Boston 8, St. Louis 4. Washington at Cleveland, rain. Games Today. New York at Chicago. Cleveland at Detroit Only games scheduled. SWKEP SERIES. EDMONTON UP) -The Edmonton Grads finished off their forty- gravers 68-32 Wednesday night to sweep the three-of-five series. hVJixiM.V BRAKKS Rf l.lM O fHKVROI.r.T FORI), PI.1MOI TH Head Light Krvk Harnly Downtown 6.65 "1 :.V4fT-M Bees, 4-0 CHATTANOOGA BEATS ST. PAUL Iowans Face Victors in Meet Today. BATTLE CREEK, MICH. JPi St. Paul's 1937 national amateur baseball champions were eliminated from the "amateur world series" of the American Baseball congress Wednesday by a hustling Chattanooga club, 4 to 3. The game was the most exciting of the. tournament to date, producing arguments over close decisions and a tight pitching battle with two hurlers performing for each team. Chattanooga won in the ninth after tying the score In the eighth. Case and Rogers started the southerners' ninth with singles and Ronald Delahunt, lefthander who beat Atlanta in the final of the national tournament last year here, was removed. Marlin Denier replaced him and retired the next two batters but Hob Kelly singled to center to score Case with the winning run. Five teams remain in the tournament. Battle Creek plays Okla homa City today and Friday. Des Moines" Kingsbury Beers meets Chattanooga, with Chicago idle both days. Oklahoma City is the only undefeated team. Arco-Rollciway RINK Roller Skates ( hnKi Ifsht Hht and at ran b. trurkM re tntrr-rhmiitrnhle mii rvemllfl. Hy rrmnvtntc kltiitptn thr entire trnrk mmy lie rhanKed frm the front to hnk, mitl(le Mhfft become Innlile to set even wear. MEN'S ttlack empire (train Hiftrh pattern shoe of heavy sole, Goodyear construction, built-in Meel whank. Hkate In nickel plated and equipped 9.45 with wide fibre wheels. MEN'S Smooth White Elk Pattern Shoe with rounded corners. Ituilt-in steel shank. Skate ia chromium plated and equipped with wide fibre wheels. 11.45 LADIES' Selected White drained Elk Shi.. Hlveted all leather ru-hnn tvpe tapered hettl Built- in steel shank. Skate in chro mium plated and In equipped with ide fibre wheel)!. 11.45 Aaawrfment mt reanlar Hall Hearlngr Mlilri, In .I.Pft. USE YOUR CREDIT DMDSONS Yanks Taste 6th Straight Loop Defeat CHICAGO, ILL. .V The New York Yankees, still looking for their first victory as 1938 pen-n a n t winners, stretched their eight - year record losing streak to six games Wednesday b y U'cking away 5 to ? decision to the White Sox. Three errors, committed b y the usually relia-b 1 e secondbase combination of mikk rrukvhh Frankie Crosetti and Rookie Joe Gordon, handed the Sox five un- earned runs on a platter and ruined an otherwise well pitched ball game for Lefty Gomez. Out Pitche Ie. As a result, Lefty, trying for his eighteenth victory, suffered his twelfth defeat instead. He gave up only five hits and fanned seven, while his mates tagged Southpaw Thornton Lee for seven safeties. Lou Gehrig connected for two hits, one a homer, in the seventh inning, and Joe Glenn hit a double and two singles, driving !n the only other Yankee run, but otherwise there was none of the feared consistent hitting by the New Yorkers. Gordon Muffs One. The Sox got away in front with two runs in the first inning, and sewed up the game with three more in the fourth. In the opening frame, with the bases loaded and two out, Gordon let Gerry Walker's grounder go through his legs and bo runs scored. In the fourth, Crosetti's error let a runner get to third with one out. Then Gordon picked up a dou Die- play ball and hit a baserunner on the head with it. The ball bounced into the stands, one run came in, and two followed a moment later when Mike Kreevich singled to center, N. York AB. H. O. A. Chliago AB H 0 Cn.se' I s 4 12 3 Brigrr. 2b 4 0 3 Rolle.th 3 0 0 1 Owen ,.lb 3 1 0 Hoaii.rf 4 11 OIKreev'h.rr 4 2 2 DiMa'o.rf 3 0 0 Of'on'orft.lh 2 0 13 Ot brie lb 4 2 0 1 AnMmt ss 3 0 0 Tdon.O 4 U ,f 1 walker ri .1 1 i Selklrk.il 3 Glenn, c 4 0 1 0 Rad litf.tr 3 O 1 Hewell.c 4 1 rjomex.p 3 0 aOahlkr'n 1 0 1 5 Lee.p 2 0 0 1 0 0, - TolaU 2S 5 27 13 Totals 33 7 24 13! aRatted lor Oomea In ninth. Score hy Innings: New York 010 000 1 002 Chicago 200 300 mix.') Summary Errors. Gordon j. wrier, Croseltl; runs hatted In. Glenn. Oehrn. Kreevich 2. Owen: Iwo base hlta. Kreevich, Glenn: home run. ;chrlK: aacrftca bits. Lee. RadclKf; double playa. fiercer In Connora, Glenn lo Croaetll; left on basea. New York 7. Chlcaiio ; bases on balls, off Oomei R. 1-ee 3. struck out. hv Gomes 7. Lee 4 Umplrea Hubbard, Rommel and Summera. Time. 1 :33. KEEPS LEAD. NEW YORK, N. Y. W The darkhorse team of sare Moretti and Alvaro Georgcttl of Italy clung to the lead as the six day bicycle race in Madison Square . . tUj. w:,i,.,o marie garden passed the midway mark. r ,- m Your Feet deserve that Difference that Ankle Fashioning Makes f It costs you no more. Means k so much, in added comfort enduring smartness. Nunn-Bush wearers tell us that every day. I Say they now would wear no V other. Come in and see th new shoes for Fall and Winter. yf&K f . sunt I Nunn-Bush czhJilc hsuonccL 7.75 to 10.50 a KiltTon IHf.ird. SS.Ietl (a H."-0 3llCcAlcV UTICA TIGER SLUGGER LEADS IN FIGHT TO SET RECORD Detroit Defeats Macks Twice. DETROIT. MICH. UP) Homa runs by Hank Greenberg and Charley Gehringer enabled th Detroit Tigers to sweep a double-header with the Philadelphia Athletics Wednesday, 8 to 6 and 3 to 0. The nightcap was called at the end of five Innings because of darkness. Greenberg belted his fifty- fourth hmer of the year In th first Inning of the opener to stay in front of the pace set by Werber Hurt DETROIT. MICH. UPt Bill Werber. thirdbasemart of tha Philadelphia Athletics, suffered fracture of the left thumb when l.e was struck by Hank Green-berg's line drive in the fourth Inning of Wednesday's first game between the A' and th Detroit Tigers. Babe Ruth In 1927 when he established the major league rec ord of 60. The games Wednes day were the one hundred and forty-second and one hundred and forty-third for Detroit. Ruth hit his fifty-fourth homer in 1927 in the New York Yankees' on hundred forty-fifth game Green berg batted home six of the eight Detroit runs in the opener. Phil. AB. H. 0. A. Petrolt AB H. Mosea rf 9 2 4 0 Moriian.ct 4 0 0. A- 4 ) 3 0 4 a T 0 o n 4 l .1 2 0 0 0 0 II Werber.3b 1 o lwalker.ir s 1 2 1 Oh ner,2b S 1 2 OiGtren g.lb 5 3 0 0 Vork.c ft 1 3 0 Fox.rf IS 0 1 3RoKell.i 3 1 2 0Chris'n.3b 1 0 J I Toff man. p 2 1 0 Lawaun.p 2 0 Lo'anl,3b 3 fhap'an.lf 4 Ktten.lb 4 Joh'aon.cf 4 Sperry.2b 3 Han't!. sa 3 Wagner.c 3 flu pert.p 0 Buxton. p 0 Nelaon.p 4 0 3 Total! 37 27 Totals .'14 S 24 Score by Innings: Philadeluhla SOO 030 000 Detroit fiOO 201 OOx- Hummary - Errors, Ktun, Bpcrry, Hart-Mnic. Johnson. Chapmim; runs batted in, Johnson, Kirry 2, . alosea 2, Lodlglant. v Wn ker rireenhera n rnlimin: two base. O'bit. Rose!!; three base htt. Moses: homa olnin. Oreenbea: double play. Rogell t OMireenberti: le.lt on baaea. Philadelphia Detroit 10: bases on balla. nlf Oum- u'nen . Buxton i lelaon tollman 7, 1 j Law-son 2: struck out. hv Burton 1: hlU. off r:umnert 2 in 0 Innlnes. (none out. in first), Buxton 1 trt 1. Nelson 6 In 7, Coffman 6 In 4 (none out In fifth), Lawaon 2 In 5; wild pitch. Kelson: winning pitcher. Lawson; losing pitcher, Gumpert. Umpir-a, Grleva. Rut and Moriarty. Time. 2.00. Second ka mej Phlia" ABH 0 A. Iletrolt AB. H. 0. A.' Moses, rf 1 0 0 O Morsan.cf 2 1 3 ft 8irrv.2h 2 0 12 Walker.lf 2 n 0 0 Cnap'n.lf 2 2 2 0:Oehr.2h 3 12 1 Ktten.lb 2 1 liG'bera.lb 3 0 9 0 Jobn'n.cf 2 0 2 llYnrk.c 3 2 10 Lod ni.3h 2 0 1 HFox rf 3 10 0 Rart'E.as 2 0 1 l'Rocell.s 10 0 5 Wasner.c 2 0 2 0 Chrla'n.3b 2 10 2 Roka.p 2 0 0 3 PU ser.o 110 1) Totala 17 3 15 "fll Totali 10 T 15 7 Score by Innlnga: Philadelphia . .too 00 0 Detroit . ..... 210 00 trailed end of fifth, rtarkneas.) SupmmaryF'.rror. Rartling: runs baited In. Gehrintter 2. Morgan; homa run, Gehringer: atolen base. Fox: sacrific Mt. Morgan; double, play. RufEell to Gehr-Inser to Greenberg; left on baaea. Philadelphia 3. Detroit rt: baaea on balla. off ' Ross 3. Pof fenberger 1. umpires. Itua, Mrr.v ,rt Grieve Time. 1:02 FIRST FLOOR The Savoy $11.00 ' S l....r1en

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