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FRffiAY EVENING, JANUARY 25, 1935 .. -.• ...V-, ~!r*: • ,'- f *.?~ "C*,:: THEPAMFA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas Mtti ivn PAGE THREE ••"~" —-'• —: i- • t S-i—rr "iiH 8* AND TIGHT GAME HERE GEHRIG ILLNESS MAY PREVENT EfcWArtB SCOTT FROM PLAYING TONIGHT . opposition"'of* fl. brand thai miffht result In tin upset was premised ttfnlght by Coach Prc- jcan of Shamrock at the high school gytn where the IrisTimeft and th6 HarvesUh-s will meet for ,the second time this season. Un- .jiMcildcntcd Improvement nf the Shamt6ck;team since the Harvester* nosed them out I)y four points at .the Mobcetle tournament was reported. The Pampa ca&crs had a hard enough time beating; them then. The Irishmen's coach believes they'll have a much harder time tonight. , Coach Odus Mitchell while not intectiy pessimistic, is not optimistic., The fact that Edward Scott, stellar: .Harvester guard, who has proved aiY' able dbfensive partner of Bill tJliliaway when he was well and full of pep, is still ailing because of an extended bad cold that has almost .become chronic', has not.helped the 'Harvesters' prospects. Edward stayed in' bed yesterday in an attempt to break the cold. It is likely that He will not play much, if any, tonight: '' ' "'" dlrls To'Play However, he expects to be im- 'proved sufficiently .to' enter the fray against Plninview'.s 'Bulldogs tomorrow night h-r". /cH9n. tonight and tomorrow night will 1 start at the gym promptly at 7:30 o'clock with preliminary games. Tonight the Fnmpa midgets will face the Panhandle; midgets. Tomorrow night the prelim will b(va tiff between the LePor's and Parnpa girls.' The latter will be scp^inw rev/nrve for a 7 to 6 victory' Che Pirate lassies inflicted WRrln'F-sdi'y afternoon here. It was; to desultory game; The 'Harvester's wsr'e .nodding, "I told''you PO" At each'other this morning nO'er th^y learned of La- me'Sn.'s rci''. of the Golden Sand- ;stnrm f" tho cracker-box Lamesa c r urt. Th'! score was 34 to 9. On Ihe fcnsis of that score, Lubbock is favcrsd to give the Sandies another Keating tomorrow night when they play the grid champs. Lamesa Beats Lubbock .' Lubbock played the Lamesans a decent game Wednesday night in Ifiibbock, although the Tornado stormed through for a 32 to 23 victory. The Westerners looked more potent than in any recent games, with three new-comers, Venable, Kerr and Odden, in Lubbock's lineup. In the Amarillo game at Lamesa last night, Peterson whose aggressiveness impressed Pampans, \vs5 elected from the game in the first half on personal fouls. Flainview will hold the edge over the Harvesters when the two teams meet here tomorrow night, by virtue of the Bulldog's record against the Sandies. Amarillo beat Plainview by only two points whereas the Sandies walloped the Harvesters by six points. Scores were tied three times' : during the plaihview-Ama- riljo battle'Wednesday night. Bulldog Starters Rcy Neal and Mally Chisholm are the only Bulldog starters who made n trip last season with the Bulldog A string. Knowing last year that all of his traveling string would graduate, Coach Lovvem cast about for captain timber and decided to take Neal and Chisholm to the district meet at Lubbock, to give them a little experience. Neal was elected captain of the 1935 squad and Is proving outstanding at a guard position. Taliaferro is center, Arthur, Porter, Miller and Dean, forwards. If Scott Is not in the starting lineup, Coach Mitchell has Rose Irving, Hassel, Herring to choose from. The other starters will probably be forwards, Nash and Stokes dreen, J. B. Green, center, and Dunaway, guard. The team has Per Mile Good in all classes of equipment V. 2c Per Mile Good in Coaches And Chair Cars Ride the Train for Speed— Comfort— Safety-Economy Also low round-trip fares with liberal privileges. No Surcharge In Pullmans These low fares apply anywhere on the \ and throughout the South and West. Call— O. T. HENDRIX Agent, I'ampa, Texas Or -\yrKer-" --••>•.•••••••• '*. %\ II. GAI/LAHEB General- passenger Ageu,t . Amarillo, Texas improved much this week. Nash who was certainly nothing but a rookie when practice began this season is fast developing into a veteran. Stokes Green has also improved miraculously. Green and Dunaway are expected to play their best performances of the season tonight—if cue may judge by the type Of work they have been demonstrating in practice the last few days. Twelve Members Of McLean Team Given Sweaters McLEAN, Jan. 25.—Twelve members of the McLean high, school football team have bsen awarded sweaters. Five reserve sweaters were also given during the program. The McLean team wen its conference \vith one of the smallest high school squads of the year; only 17 boys being out for football and only 12 of them being big enough for steady competition. Coach Garrison Rush played 'most of his games without substituting or with only one or two replacements. The following boys were given sweaters and letters: Charles Stratton, George. McCarty, Htirshal McCarty, Larry Cunningham, Eugene Greer, Louis Tolliver, Paul Dowell, June Woods, Noel Andrews, Horace Johnson, Neil Jackson, and Averill Christian. Reserve sweaters went to Frank Kennedy, Cleve Hancock, Fred Cable, Vernon King, ar.d Kivie Ayer_ MA.M OF AIE.W YORK- RON 1& MOrtW "WE 5?ANSE.!<S IM. 192$.. Panhandle And McLean's Girls Play to a Tie M'LEAN, Jan. 24.—The McLean Tigerettes came within one point of getting revenge for a 40 to 35 loss hi Panhandle last week when they held the fast Panhandle team to a 36 to 36 tie here Tuesday night. Panhandle was unable to stop Miss Preston, McLean's scoring ace, who accounted for 34 of the points made by her team. Miss Barnes of Panhandle led her team's attack with 18 points. The shooting of the teams was outstanding, both under the basket and at long range. The guards were unable to stop the fast-stepping forward wall' successfully. The lineup for McLean included O. Back, Preston, Young, Ayres, Swafford, Glenn and C. Back. The Panhandle lineup was . Lemons, Smith, Young, Barnes, Shepard, Wass, O'Keefe, Williams and Stevens. • • The McLean Tigers, weakened by the loss of several players who are home with influenza, lost to the Panthers 22 to 13. The Panthers clicked nicely during the first half to take a commanding lead. McLean tried hard in the last half but could not overcome the lead. Risko aril VikeMdeejto FigMThis Eve NEW YORk, Jan. 25. (/PI— Henry Pylkotyski .fights Vincerizo Lasiiaro in Madison Square garden tonight and that's boxing news. For Henry PylKowSki Is none other than Babe Risko, the Syracuse, N. Y., middleweight sensation, and Vihcehzo Lazzaro is better' Itnown as Vince Dundee of NewarkV not long ago ruler of the 160-pound division. Risko, who learned to fight while serving a couple of hitches in the Navy, catapulted himself into the public eye on New Year's day when he walked into the ring against Teddy Yarosz of Pittsburgh and proceeded' to knock the middleweight champion", down six times before winning oh a technical knockout in the seventh round. Yarosz, who had dethroned Dundee three months before, escaped with the title still in his possession 6hly because he had had the foresight to force Risko to come in at 102 pounds, two pounds over the class limit. Whether Risko, respite his inexperience, is championship material possibly will be demonstrated tonight. The betting fraternity has made Dundee an 3 to 5 fnvcrite. The Garden hopes to match the winner of tonight's ten rounder against Yarosz for the title. Texan in Second in Open Golf Meet Matty Bell Is Likely to Get SMU Grid Job DALLAS, Jan. 25. UP) Despite reports that Madison <Matty) Bell, Southern Methodist university line coach, planned to confer today at Abilene with Harbin-Simmons officials concerning the football coaching vacancy there, the belief grew here that he would be appointed head coach at the Methodist school. Dr. Charles C. Selecman, president of Southern Methodist, said that the list of 30 candidates for Ray Morrison's job, left open when he resigned to accept a similar post with Vanderbilt, would be pruned to "three or four of the outstanding candidates Saturday." Bell's' name Headed the list of likely' choices, while it was strongly rumored that Cecil Grigg, backfield coach of the power-house Rice Institute eleven, would be named to the staff. Twenty Grand to Attempt Comeback LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25. (/P)— Twenty Grand steps out in fast company today in an effort to disprove the old sports adage that they never cdme back. Mrs. Payne Whitney's 7-year old Kentucky derby winner of 1931, af- tqr half a dozen thwarted attempts to get to the post there, will test his legs after almost three years of absence from the turf in the $1,200 Bay City handicap of seven furlongs. In doing so, he will renew a turf feud now dormant four years with Mate, ho like the Greentree stables runner will be making his first venture here in anticipation of the Santa Anita $100,000 handicap a inpttth away. ( jt will be a four-horse race, with High Glee, a 4-year-old filly,'and TeraUc'e; twice a winner here.- filling out the field. _ • Bead the Want Ads—NOW. TOURNEY DATE SET GALVESTON, Jan. 25. (ff)— The slate basketball tournament of the Texas Amateur Athletic federation will be held here March 8 and 9, J. M. Nash, state vice president, lias announced. Nash said he expected a record entry for the tourney, scheduled during the eek of the Mardi Gras. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25. Paced by a veteran campaigner of golf's gulden trail and a comparatively 1 unknown youngster from the Pacific northwest, more than a hundred fairway troupers set off today in the final round of 3G hole trials to determine 29 qualifying places in the San Francisco match play open tournamen't. Johnny Revolta, Milwaukee, and Bob Pinnell', Everett, Wash., held a one-stroke margin over the rest of the field as they tead off at the Presidio club course in the chase that will lead to a total of $4,000 in prizes. 'Until Pinnell came booming in during late afternoon, Revolta clung .to the leadership with a fine 70, two under par. Pinnell posted similar figures to snare top hoonrs. A stroke behind the leaders as they unlimbered clubs for the dash to qualifying positions were Jimmy Hines, Timber Point, L. I., Byron Nelson, Texarkana, Tex., and two Pennsylvanians, Sam Parks, Jr., of Pittsburgh and Henry Picard of Hershey. 'The par 72 division listed Harold McSpaden, Kansa's City, Kan., Clarence Clark, Bloomfield, N. J., Jim Demaret, Galveston, Texas., Verne Torfin, Trfcoma, Wash., and Joe Nevi, Francisco. •••» FROZEN ASSETS CHARLESTON, W. Va. (ff>)— It was mighty cold but the : seven enumerators for the housing administration decided they'd start on' the rounds anyway. But they had to give up. • An hour of tramping and they found the' ink in their fountain pens frozen. ERROR JN AN AD Through an error in the advertisement of the City Drug Store in The News Tuesday prices on two items were quoted wrong. Syrup Pepsin quoted at 38c should have been 40c and Bromo Quinine at 21c should have been 24c. , C, E. Humphries of McLean transacted business here yesterday afternoon T&EfcS BREATHE. THROUGH TINV OPENINGS ON THE UNDER. SIDE OF THEIR. LEAVES; AND A" SINGLE: APPLE UEAF HAS MORE THAN DUCK IMCR.EASED ABOUT SO PER CENT IN MINNESOTA DUR.INQ .THE LAST- FOUR. VEARS, WHILE. DUCKS DECREASED ABOUT 75 PER GENT. 01935 BY NEA SepVICE.-.INC. SPEND UVES IN A PARK.. CELL, ' LAYING E<5'(3 TWO OF THEIR. XT THE RATE OF THE termite 'queen is indeed a giantess, when conlp'ai'ed with the other members o£ her kingd'om. ^a she lies helplessly in her royal chamber, sihe is attended constantly by 'thousands of workers. who carry out the eggs, and feed and cleanso the queen her-.- selt. A circle oil soldier termites guards the chamber. MAY COST YOU 2 MILES OF GASOLINE Now Winter Grades Aid Easy Starting Phillips 66 MOTOR OIL In Cans ... Refinery-Sealed AREN'T yon amazed to learn that 50 warm•L\. weather starts of the average car take as much gasoline as driving it for 20 miles! 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Remember, too, that extra high test Phillips 66 costs nothing extra. So get the money-saving facts about faster starting and more mileage by getting a trial tankful at any Orange and Black 66 Shield. JANUARY GRAVITY (' 'or high-test ratine average ') 67.3°... ANTI-KNOCK RATING 70 OCTANE DOCUMENTS OF AUSTIN; INTIMATE Stephen Was Painstaking- Letter Writer (Note: The following is one of a series of weekly articles taken from the .Bexar Archives at the University of Texas. This collection, considered the greatest single ' historical treasure on the North American continent, ha« been catalogued and is now being translated by the University of Texas. It consists of 400,000 panes of original Spanish handwritten documents comprising the official archives of the Mexican government for the department of Bexar, which covered almost the whole of what is now the State of Texas, for the period from 1731, soon after Tejas became a separate province of Mexico, to 1836, to the Battle of Sfin Jacinto. This series of articles will consist principally of quotations from the documents, many of which have heretofore been unpublished, . and will reveal for the first •time what actually transpired during the century in which Texas was transformed from a wilderness inhabited only by savage Indian tribes to an inde- deuendent American republic.) AUSTIN, Jan. 23.—The history of Texas during the decade and a half from 1821 to 1835, the years which immediately preceded the birth of the Republic of Texas, was the history of Austin's colonies. Small wonder, then,' that romance and drama attach themselves to the figure of Texas' first empressario, Stephen Fuller Austin, and small wonder that generations which have followed and will follow him treasure even the smallest fragment of his personal effects, his papers and documents, minute relies which keep aliye his memory and the recol 1 lection of his accomplislijnents in the creation of the commonwealth of Texas. The Austin papers, comprised of materials accumlated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas, form the keystone of the invaluable Texas collection in the University of Texas library. Hundreds of other pioneer Texas families have now added their family ' archives to the rich Texas history section of the library, and additional material is constantly being deposited or given outright. Papers Important. Formerly a private collection, the Austin papers have been presented to the university library by the Austin heirs, A^ early as 1902, a description of the papers was made and published by Dr. E. O. Barker, professor of history a'C the uiiiver- sity, and he later published the bulk of the papers themselves. Since then, additional items have ' come to the library from various sources and many of these have not been published in any form. The original papers are almost entirely in manuscript, unbound. About one-third are in Spanish, the rest in English. The Spanish items, principally included in the Bexar archives of the library, are being translated along with! other documents in that collection covering the years 1803-1821. Each letter or document of the Austin papers is inclosed separately in a heavy manila envelope, upon which is written its date and a summary of its contents. Some of the subjects with which the papers deal are: Indian affairs, military affairs, internal improvements, customs duties, census reports, slavery, colonial disturbances, and insurrections. There is ft great deal of material ! upon the beginnings of the Texas revolution and upon the work of the Texas commissioners, of whom Austin was one, in the United States during the first half of 1836. There are several letters from Andrew Jackson and a good niany from Anthony Butler and Joel R. Poinsett. There are approximately four thousand letters and documents in the collection. The Austin papers consist of business memoranda, physiographlcal observations, petitions and memorials to local an'd. superior governments, political addresses and. proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence, according to Dr. Barker. Moses Austin Typical. "Moses Austin illustrated in his own career the typical aspects of the business man in the Westward Movement," Dr. Barker said, "and Stephen F. Austin was, to a degree no approached by any other, guardian and director during its early vicissitudes of a great American commonwealth "Hundreds of letters in the collection are from inconspicuous per- jons, unknown to history, who exerted no ascertainable influence upon the larger events of their time- men who merely lived and strove f,or the betterment of themselves and of their families. Many pieces illustrate minutiae of local administration, too small, no doubt, to interest a; great number of students; anc others have only .a biqg^ph^ value. Taken together, however they give a composite picture whict the most careful selection could not equal in clearness, accuracy, or authoritativeness. "Considering his many harassing duties, Stephen F. Austin was a voluminous and remarkably painstaking letter writer. Of most of his official papers he apparently preserved copies, and we frequently find several drafts of a document, interlined and deleted, almost beyond decipherment before it reached the copy-book stage." Moses Austin was born October 4, 1765, in Durham. Conn., the youngest son of Elies Austin, according to the genealogical record of the Austin family in the university collection of Austin papers. In 1783 he became a dry goods merchant in Philadelphia and a year later entered the import trade and shortly thereafter the wholesale business. In August, 1784, he extended his business to Richmond, Va., and a month later took charge of the establishment in that city. On September 29, 1785 he married Maria Brown, daughter of Abie Brown of New Jersey. Two daughters were bom, but both died in infancy. Stephen Fuller Austin was the first son of the couple, born November 3, 1793, at Austin Ville, Va. Moses and Maria Austin had moved to the Lead Mines in Wythe county, Va., in 1791, where, together with Stephen Austin, Moses' brother, they purchased an estate and established the village of Austin Ville. In 1797 Moses Austin obtained a grant of land, three miles square, in Louisiana from the Spanish government, and removed his family to Mine a Burton, on this property. In 1816, Moses Austin gave up his Mine a Burtorr property to his son, Stephen, and moved his family to Missouri. The family record shows that Stephen Fuller Austin and his younger sister, Emely Margarett Brown Austin, were well educated in the best southern tradition. Stephen spent three years in Colchester academy and two in the Academy at Lexington, Ky,, while Emily, as her name was later" spelled attended Mrs. Beck's boarding school in Lexington for four years, and later spent more than a year at the Hermitage academy in New York James Elijah Brown Austin, a much younger brother, born in 1803, was educated under the tutelage of the Rev. Whitteley of Washington, New York, and under other tutors. The following excerpt from the family record briefly tells the story of the share Moses Austin had in paving the way for the colonizing of Tex^s: ' "April 20, J.816, Moses Austin and family rempyed. from Mine a Burton and ga^e .\ip Durham, Hall ne- groes and plantation together with lead mines and furnaces to his son, Stephen. F, Austin, In 1818 James Elijah Brown, son of Moses Austin returned from Connecticut, remained at home until June, 1819, when ie went to Kentucky near Nicholas Ville to finish his education imSfff a Mr. Wilson. "In 1819 Stephen p. Austin left he Territory of Missouri an'd W'e.ht ,o reside in the Territory of Ar- rtansas, Red River at Long Branch. VIoses Austin left Missouri about he first of May, 1820, and went to the Little Rock in the Territory of Arkansas, where he remained some noiiths after which he proceeded <m to San Antonio where he arrived 1 . (after a journey through a perfect wilderness and attended' with much fatigue) about the tenth of December, same year, here there pev titioned the supreme authorities of New Spain, through his Excellency Don Antonio Martinez (then goyerr nor and political chief of this province of Texas) for a grant of land and permission to settle 300 Am'eri- can families in that province. The petition was forwarded on to his Excellency Don Aredorido then' governor general of the Internal Eait- ern Provinces of New Spain wljp confirmed the grant after a previous decree of the provincial deputation (then assembled at the City of Monterrey) to that atfect, and;',the necessary papers were forwarded ori to San Antonio immediately. Moses Austin left San Antonio on the 29th of December (previous to the confirmation of the grant) and after a tedious and distressing Journey he reached the settlements on the. Sft.r bine river not having tasted a,nj kind of nourishment for eight days, Their provisions having failed aud the powder they supplied themselves with proved to be so damaged .thw could not kill any game,' alth'cjjigh the country abounded in game of'all kinds. His hardships were so severe that he was taken with the fqyer and confined to his bed three We'eSSs at the house of Mr. Hugh MeGuffln, 20 miles west of Natchitochef. . At this place he was met by his nephew Ellas Bates who had left HeMuJirri, Mo., some time in December in' pursuit of him. As soon as he could travel they started together, descended Red river to the Mississippi and arrived at Herculanium time in March, 1821. The proved to great for his which was much impaired, nevertheless he commenced settling,.,^ affairs in Missouri with tfte ttwenr tion of returning to Texas Jn AugqBji following, but unfortunately hb took a cold when at the Mine a Burton, but reached his daughter^, Mr?. Emily M Bryans, on Hazel a few days thje cold f—* an inflaniatioh on tl* after lingering In .'.jjr v ten days which he T tian fortitude, he r to his maker without a the tenth of JuJBe, 1821, - - • atoa «i o| his The second will trace

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