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EVENING, JANUARY as, tHB PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, PAGE THREE BIG THREE' IN CLASS A BASKETBALL LEAGUE ARE TIED FOR FIRST PLACE EVERY TEAM IN LOOP HAS BEEN BEATEN AT LEAST ONCE Each of the five teams in the Panhandle Class A basketball league hast been defeated at least once.. As a result the team that eventually cops the title will not have an unblemished record. Amarillo took it on the chin Saturday night at Lubbock where th£ Westerners drubbed the 1034 Sandle • football stars 38 to 32. They lost three of the four games they played on their road trip. As the count stands today, Amarillo and Pampa and Lubbock are tied for first place in the league. PlalnView has been defeated four times and Borger twice. Pampa lost Amarillo, Amarillo lost to Lubbock. The Westerners were badly whipped by Borger, and the Harvesters and Bundles took Borger. Plainview has not won a single game in the league. Lubbock has won two, Amarillo two and Pampa two. The Harvesters are certain to run into trouble this week at Plainview and Lubbock, but arc scheduled to triumph if they are playing in fine form. Amarillo will be the next foe the Harvesters face in Pampa. That battle, which is expected to be the basketball classic of the season, will take place- a week from Thursday night. The Harvesters will be aching to avenge a defeat suffered on the Amarillo gym. Casey Cabe of Higgins, regarded as the best referee , in tl>'e Panhandle, will be the chief official. Coach Odus Mitchell and his Harvesters will leave tomorrow or next day. The coach today will decide " whether or not Edward Scott, first string guard, who has been ill of a i cold, will make the trip. : Borger hopes to postpone all games scheduled there for the next : two weeks while tKp floor of the ! Bulldog gym which was damaged by • fire early Saturday morning, is be! ing relaid, Coach Carl Moulden said. Damage was estimated at i $1,200. ' "If the games cannot be postponed, then we will play them in the'towns of the teams we play," the • coach said. Girls' basketball equipment was burned, but football and basketball equipment of the boys was not'harmed. * Pampa is scheduled to play the ; Borgans on- the. latter's court a week from next Saturday night. It is likely that the floor will be repaired • by that time. Hill Tackles Mountain Dancers will be entertained Tuesday night at the new Pla-Mor Dance Palace by the popular music of Chick Talcott and his orchestra. The regular admission of 25< cents and 5 cents per dance will be charged. The Talcott organization is now playing a return engagement in Pampa, having, been brought back to Pampa by the.popular request .of dance 'and music lovers of Pampa and this territory. The band has played in several of the outstanding ball rooms in the Southwest during their absence from Pampa, Their music has provr en popular wherever they have played. You are assured an entertaining evening when you attend the 'dance at the Pla-Mor Tuesday nighit. i The new decorations and other improvements at the Pla-Mor have proved popular to people of Painpa and this territory, The new amplU tying system carries the music to all parts of'the auditorium. Adv. For Good Cleaning Call E IUST-RITI 1 CLEANERS 108 Cuyler Opposite State Theatre PHONE Residence Phone 886 5 and 10 Acre Tracts Close in L. J, Starkey Room 13 Duncan ADVANCED SHOWING of the new STUPEBAKER Champion .Cars at J. 0. Penney'a Pent, store Friday and Saturday 9! this week. O. ft. ISERI* JHOTOB CO, «* Pbpne 977 NEWARK IN ttU. , SHOES \Wi-iH AJEW nit.-349 DADDY OF GOLF IN AMERICA CELEBRATES 88TH BIRTHDAY ~o KHZ ion JIMMY BRADDOCK AND ART LASKEY FIGHT ' ON FRIDAY NEW YORK, Jan. 28. (#>) — Col. John Reed Kilpatriek still is slightly annoyed about the mix-up in the judges' ballots in the Vince Dundee-Babe llisko fight last week. A former star football .end at Yale and now president of the Madison Square Garden corporation, the colonel declares he will ask the New York state athletic commission to appoint Jack Dempsey as referee of the heavyweight match between Art Lasky and Jimmy Braddock Friday night at the Garden. "The decisions recently handed down In the Garden," said Col. KUpatrlck, "have sp antagonized the .fans that drastic steps must be taken if confidence is to be restored. "Just one man can do It, Jack Dempsey. Every fan knows that if Jack is in the ring a fair and intelligent decision will be rendered. He has always been ready to help the boxing game and if the commission will grant their approval, Jack will be in the Garden ring Friday night." No one knows, officially, just what Brig. General J. J. Phelan and .his fellow-commissioners will reply; but the best guess seems to be that" the answer will be "no." Though Barney Ross' defense of his junipr welterweight championship against Frankie Klick at Miami tonight tops the week's program, results at the Garden Friday will be watched carefully. Lasky is raid amdng th leading hajf- dpzcn challengers for Max Baer's title and.'the mid-western will have to dispose. of praddock handily to retain his rating. .. . ..,.;''''.*> — - — • WRONG TOLL CHIOAqp, VPj— Robbers took a brass. valve from a gas main, but that wasn't what aroused officials ire. .Instead of a saw, they used a blowtorch', arid when firemen arr rived, a .ZO-^foot sheet of flame was spurting from the severed pipe. ; PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 28. (/P) —George Wright, the daddy of goll in America, old time big league baseball player and allarounc sportsman, celebrated |his 88th birthday today, fretting because he could not be about as usual. He was hurt in a fall recently and had to be "rather quiet,'" but he hoped to "be able to get arounc shortly." Wright, after' his baseball days opened a sporting' goods store in Boston. He placed an order for some cricket bats from Scdtlanc and while perusing the catalogue ran across an advertisement ol some golf clubs. He ordered some of them too. When they came there was no rule book. The golf clubs were relegated to a back shelf. '"Finally.," Wright recalled, "I told one of the clerks in my store to use them for window dressing- It wasn't long before a Scotsman visiting Boston, saw them and came in looking for a golf course. "I saw my opportunity to learn something of the game. He told me about the rules and the kind of a course needed and promised to senc me a book on golf." The book arrived in due time, and Wright, after making arrangements with the city authorities, laid out a course. A group of his friends introduced the game to Boston. "That was back in 1890," he said, " and the following year the Brook- liine Country club, an organization always promoting the best interest of any sport, took up golf, the first, I think of any club sponsoring the game on a large scale." . Wright was shortstop on the first all-professional baseball team in the country, the Cincinnation Red Stockings, and was paid $1,400 a year, top salary. He ''can't understand" baseball as it is played today. It is much faster, he says. ONE-TON CAKE CHICAGO, (IF) — There's enough cake in the city hall to feed a small army—and in one piece, too. The one-ton delicacy, which required 3,161 eggs, 155 pounds of butter, 153 quarts of milk, six pounds of salt and four pints of vanilla, was mixed by 10 men and baked for 10 hours in a 155-foot oven. Mayor Kelly will auction it off, slice by. slice, as a preliminary, of ChicagcBs (participation ii\ PresU- dent Roosevelt's nationwide birthday party. __ Don Faurot, new University of Missouri football coach, had the unique record of having played varsity football at three different Missouri high schools. NATIONAL CHAMPIONS ARE VICTIMS OF UPSETS FISHING COSTS OVER NATION TO BE INCREASED THIS YEAR KANSAS CITY, Jan. 28. (/P)—It- will cost you more to hunt and fish this year in a number of states, a "cross-section" survey shows, and the money obtained that way will provide better sport along the streams and in the woods. Tjje additional revenue will be spent mainly for maintenance of sanctuaries and the propagation of fish and game. Not the least of the conservationists' worries is the possibility of a close wild-fowl season In 1935, which would make a big dent in the'• ""working capital" of var vious state departments depending upon ,the sale of licenses for funds. There are thousands of duck hunters who do not care for upland shoatiiig. AJBMSRK the states whose legislatures plan to boost or have increased the price of hunting and fishing are Maine and Arizona, both the stamping grounds of big ?ame. The increase in Maine would increase the resident fee from 05 oents to $1.15, and be used to propagate more game fish and maintain f ,he state's game {arm. Short term non-resident licenses are considered by Delaware and Indiana. Indiana would permit issuance of a ten-day fishing license to outsiders for $1 and require separate resident permits for hunting, fishing and trapping. At present a $1 fee covers all three. The Delaware yearly fee for non-residents now, is, $15.50 and $5 additional for fishing privileges except in the Delaware river and bay where no license is required. The Texas fish ,game and oyster cemmMslon has pvoposed an universal shooting and fishing license to get needed funds, BY RUSSELL J. NEWLANt), Associated Press Sports Writer. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 28 (/Ft— Survivors of the most thrilling rounds in the 5-year history of the San Francisco match play open golf tournament, Harold "Jug" McSpaden, Kansas City, and Harry Cooper, Chicago, match strokes today in the 30-hole finals. In the gallery as the pair tee off over the Presidio club course will be three present national champions and two former title holders, all victims of upsets or par in the earlier competition. They included Lawson Little, British and American amateur champion; Paul Runyan, P. O. A. tltlist; Olln Dutra, national open standard bearer; Gene Sarazen, and Walter Hagen. Runyan and Sarazen passed from competition before the superior stroking of one of the finalists, Cooper, who continued on to beat Johnny Revolta, Milwaukee, 2 and 1, in the quarter-finals and Jimmy Thompson, Long Beach, one up in tho semi-finals, both; played yesterday. McSpadcn, 26-year-old "nerveless" shotmakcr, who already leads the winter tournament parade with victories in the recent Pasadena anc Sacramento opens, put Byron Nelson, Texarkana, Texas, to a 6 anc 4 rout in the quarter-final match He went to sub-par golf to beat Ky Laffoon, Chicago, in the semi-finals 3 and 1. At the ninth he was two up booming straight down the middle. He held a five up margin al the twelfth/, lost back two holes and ended the match on the seventeenth with a par four. Whereas McSpaden mowed down opposition with little trouble, Cooper, fought his way to the last round after great battles. Thomson made a strong bid, shooting a par 36 to lead Cooper one up at the ninth The Chicagoan, hpwevcr, put on a rousing last nine finish by squaring the match on the tenth and going into the lead on the next hole. He then halved the next four holes to coast out. The winner of the toumSmen had $750 waiting for him with $400 for the runner-up. Groves Believes He Is Good Bet To WinJO Games NEW YORK, Jan. 28. (/P)— Roberl Moses Grove, the American league's bis: question mark, believes his valuable left arm has regained its losf cunning and that he is a good bei to win at least 20 ball games for the Boston Red Sox this year. Looking as lean and limber as ever, the tall southpaw visited his old stamping grounds at Philadelphia the other day and cheered one and all with the confident prediction that he'll stage a real comeback with the Yawkey-Collins- Cronin combination. "I'm in great shape," he said. "I never felt better. My arm hasn' bothersd me all winter. I'm o. k." Besides walking a lot and hunting, Grove has been bowling anc getting in some work with a rowing machine. He says he has yet to fee a twinge or a tweak in his salarj whip. He isn't saying he will reach hi: steaming 1931 form, which brough 31 victories and only four defeats but he is sure he'll collect 20 victories this year and maybe more. Notwithstanding his lunimpres sive showing when he won only eight games and dropped the sami number, Tom Yawkey and Eddii Collins haven't lost confidence in their $125,000 beauty. They recently gave him a new contract calling foi the same salary he received las year—$25,000. ^ Jay Gould, Net Star, Is Dead NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (/P) — A funeral service will be held tomorrow for Jay Gould, for years one of the world's ranking court tennis players and grandson of the noted financier He died Saturday night at Marga retville, N. Y., after an illness o several months. He was 48 years old. Gould was America's court tenni: champion from 1907 until 1926 whei he gave up the title because of 111 ness. He continued in doubles play however, and won his nineteentl doubles title in 1932 with W. C Wright of Philadelphia as partnei He was the son of George Jay Gould, who died in 1932, and Mrs Edith Kingdon Gould. In 1911 he married Miss Ann! Douglas Graham who survives. AJs surviving are three children, Mrs Lulow W. Stevens, Jay Gould . Jr and Mrs. F. Spencer Meador, th former Anne Gould, who was mar ried last month In an elopement. ENGINEER DIES LUBBOCK, an. 28. VP)—Friends gathered today at funeral service for Guy R. Johnston, state high way department engineer, whp diet of pneumonia yesterday. Johnsp. formerly was engaged on highwa projects in Young, Archer, Jacfe Hill and Tarr»nt counties and sine 192Q had been the state's highes rating highway engineer, SoullipaW Sultan Again champion southpaw goiter of tho United States la Everett G. Llvesay, who successfully defended his title against E, C. Jameson, of Washington. D. C., in the national left-hand- ers' tournament In Miami, Fla. Llvesay hails from Columbus, O. WILENTZ (Continued from page 6.) TEXAS CHRISTIAN TO PLAY BAYLOR ON SATURDAY DALLAS, Jan. 28. (/!>) — Tills week's competition in the southwest conference basketball race Is limited to a single game Saturday night at Waco between Texas Christian and Baylor. A Baylor win would put the Bears into a third place tie with Texas A. and M., Southern Methodist and Bice. The outcome of the Baylor and Texas Christian tic will have no bearing on the lendship held by Arkansas with a perfect record of lour victories. Nor will it bother the University of Texas in second place with three wins and two defeats. The two games last week featured Baylor's surprising 33 to 29 win at College Station over Texas A. and M. The Bears, however lost ground Saturday night at Houston by losing to Rice 41 to 31. The Aggies' defeat dropped them down a notch and lifted the idle TTniversitv of Texas Longhorns into second place. Rice went into the lead as the strongest offensive team with 1D3 points. Arkansas retained the best defensive record, that of holding the opposition to 93 points. Alford, Baylor forward, jumped to third place in the scoring race with 48 points. His five field goals and seven free shots against A. and M. gave him 17 points, and hs continued the good work against Rice by looping three field goals and as many free shots for 9 points. Moody of Arkansas and Gray of Texas, idle last week, remained in a scoring deadlock for first place, each with 49 points. ' Q. You went and got the money from the trunk? A. Never touched the trunk. Q. The reason you didn't because you didn't have any money in the trunk. A. I didn't touch the trunk. Hauptmann explained he paid the $74 in a few days from a pay check. Q. Why did you write him to wait four days. c Here, you were woth thousands, $10,000. Why didn't you pay him? A. Because I had $74 not quite handy, and I was not going to touch the money in the trunk. Q. You had the mortgage? Knew Symbols "Why should I sell a mortgage for $74," Hauptmann said, with a short laugh, attempting to explain that he did not want to use existing assets to settle the $74 debt. "The first time you go in the stock market you are not good," Hauptmunn said explaining his losses. Q. The first time you built a ladder you weren't so good? A. I never built a ladder. Q. Did you make designs and drawings when you were a machinist in Germany? A. No never. : Q. Never? A. No? Q. But you knew the symbol of the three Interlocking circles of the Krupp company? A. I saw that. Wllentz swung back to the brokerage accounts, and brought out that on Dec. 3, 1931, Hauptmann received a telegram margin call for $34 from his brokers. "It must be that way," he said. "Read the telegram," Wllentz ordered. Hauptmann read it, stumbling over words in tired fashion. The telegram threatened to sell out his stocks unless he paid up. Hauptmann read the telegram, which Raid unless the $24 was paid the account would be liquidated. Q. You had other notices and didn't respond? A. The amount was too little. Q. Oh, but $74 was too big? Spent Wife's Money A. I sent him a letter explaining I would pay Saturday. Q. You took a lot of money? A. Yes. Q. You took Anna Hauptmann's money and ran It down by the end of 1931 to $100. A. Yes. Q. What Is your balance December 1, 1931. A. $100.96. Q. That was the only money you had then in the banks. A. Yes. Q. So. Q. You drew out $25 in December? A. The book shows It. Q. That left $75.96? A. Yes. Q. Didn't you say to Mr. Brent you couldn't live with your wife anymore, after she came back from Germany? A. What are you talking about my wife? Q. Did you say that to Mr. Brent? A. No. Q. Now when Pisch gave you this shoebox, he told you to keep it in a dry, safe place? A. Yes. Q. How much was in that box? A. I find it later it was close to $15,000. Q. Gold, gold. How much, you counted it? A. Close to $15,000. Q. How close? A. $14,800. Q. That's a guess, isn't it? A. Yes but it's pretty close. Didn't Count It Q. And the reason you didn't Spearman Beats Gorillas 21-11 Though playing their best basketball of the season, Coach Harry Kelley's Painpa high school Gorillas fell before the Spearman Lynx 21 to 11 In the Canadian Invitation tournament, held Friday and Saturday. The Lynx then went'merrily on their ways to the finals with one of the best teams in the tournament. The Gorillas and Lynx were tied at 9 to 9 at the end of the half, and at 11 to 11 at the end of the third; period. Coach Kelley lost four of his starters through personal fouls in the last quarter and Spearman surged to the front despite the great work of Gorilla substitutes. Spearman won the game in the last four minutes of play by sink- ins long field goals. The Lynx won their second game in the same manner. The system of play presented by the Lynx appeared to be a long-shot barrage in the closing minutes of play. The Gorillas passed accurately, watched double dribbles and traveling, and generally playc'd good basketball, Coach Kelley reported. The Gorillas will propably play games this week-end Harvesters are on a while the road trip which will take them to Tulia, Ropesville, LuUftiock, and Plainview. The Gorilla lineup which played steady ball in the tournament was composed of Jones, and Oliver, forwards; Nix, center; and Baker, guards. Whittenberg The National League \ot Profession Baseball clubs wiH' enter the 60th year of; its existence on February a, count is because you knew, isn't it? A. No. Hauptmann stared at Wilentz during the questioning and raised his voice in replies. His face was serious, but hp sat in a relaxed potion with his hand upturned on his knee. Q. When you took that money from that shoe box down to the garage you didn't count it? A. No. Q. For two weeks you left it without counting? A. I waited it dried out. Q. You take a few out and count the dry ones? A. Yes. Q. It took two weeks for you to count the gold laying in the basket? A. Yes.. Wilentz Is Savage Hauptmann moistened his lips quickly. Wilentz was badgering him savagely. Q, The trunk was a safe place and a dry place wasn't it? Fisch was your besl A. Yes. Q. Now friend? A. He was my best friend in business. Q. Didn't you tell people Fisch was your dearest and closest friend? A. I have many friends as close and dear to me as Mr. Fisch. Q. Didn't you write letters saying Fisch was your best and deares friend? A. Probably I write letter. Q. You knew he was sick? A. I knew he was a little sick. Q. He asked you to keep that bo> in a dry place? A. Yes. Q. And you knew from the day you had moved into that hous that the closet was a wet place. A. Not from the day I moved in About Wet Closet Q. Even though you knew it wa a wet closet—even though Fisch told you to put it in a dry place— you put it into the closet? A. There was somebody in th front room—in the baby's room. Q. Aren't you the head of you own house? A. I didn't want to disturb th baby. Q. You hid it in the closet an then a broom hit it? A. Yes. Q. When was that? A. Middle of 1933. Q. when was that, what what month? In Battery "Batteries: M a r c u m and Fox'x!" That's what you'll hear tho timps bark this baseball season in announcing the Atlilotlcs' battery, for Jimmy Foxx, former first sucker, is going to catch. Hera's how ho'l) look behind the bat. A. It was in the middle of August, 1933, on a Sunday. Q. Was your wife home? A. Yes. Q. You were going to the closet ,o get a broom? A, Yes. Hauptmann Weary Q. What for? A. To clean up something, I guess. Q. When you were walking out of the closet with that broom you hit the box? A. No. It was on the top shelf. Hauptmann identified a photograph! of his kitchen where the iloset was located. It was introduced in evidence and the noon •ecess was called. Hauptmann's brow was shining with perspiration as he stepped wearily down from the stand and walked slowly to his place, eyes on ;hc floor. TITLE TO BE AT STAKE IN SEASON'S ONLY MIAMI BOUT MIAMI, Fin.. Jan. 28. f/PV— His world's junior welterweight title at slake, Barney Ross of Chicago squares off here tonight at ten rounds or less against California's Frankie Klick in the first and only major fistic affray of the season in this winter playground for the rich. Scores of prominent socialites, here for a round of fun and frolics while escaping icy blasts in the north, are among the fight fan aggregation promoters hope will contribute upward of $30,000 to see the encounter. Ross, who also holds the world's lightweight championship, enters the ring a marked favorite over the San Francisco slugger. Both battlers appear to be in excellent condition. Their training over, the fighters were ordered to weigh in this afternoon, following which they planned to remain in seclusion until fight time. Leo Shea will referee the main bout. Tlie first fight is scheduled to start around 8:30 (eastern standard time.) The Ross-Klick setto is expected to begin around 10:15 or 10:30 p. m. (eastern standard time). Sharing interest on the card, which recently was postponed until tonight because of cold weather, is a four round exhibition match featuring none other than Maxle Baer, world's heavyweight champion. He will meet Jimmy Maloney, retired pugilist. - ^. TRACK COACH PEEVED NORMAN, Okla., Jan. 28 (iP)— John Jacobs, track coach at the University of Oklahoma, was good and sore tonight. He accused Dink Templeton, Stanford University track coach, of an effort to induce an Oklahoma athlete to enter the coast school. Jacobs said he would seek the enrollment of Orville Mathews, Chickasha sprint star, at Norman rather than Palo Alto, and defied officials to oust him for the action. Cage Standings (Hy Th« Assorinlcd Press.) Southwest conference basketball calendar. Last Week's Results Baylor 33, Texas A. and M. 29, at (ollege Station. Rice 43, Baylor 31, at Houston. Standing: Team— W L Pet. Pts. Op Arkansas .... 4 0 1.000 151 93 Texas 3 2 .600 174 153 A. and M 2 2 .500 148 144 SMU 2 2 .500 128 112 Rice 3 3 .500 193 187 Baylor 2 3 .400 139 188 TCU 0 4 .000 89 143 This Week's Schedule Saturday night—Texas Christian vs. Baylor at Waco. Leading; Scorers Player Pg Ft pts. Moody, forward, Ark. .. 20 9 49 Gray, forward, Tex 18 13 <9 Alford, forward, Baylor 14 20 48 Briggs, guard, SMU 13 17 43 >e> ASKS P\VA PROJECTS FORT WORTH, Jan. 28 (#>)—Cities, counties and other public en- iities have been requested by Julian Montgomery, state PWA engineer, ;o submit lists of proposed projects to him by Feb. 11 as part of the national movement to find appropriate public works upon which the unemployed can be put to work. A complete list of such Texas projects must be made up by March 1 and sent to Washington. .a- Wyoming University is placing great faith in her four "D" backfield this year. Dunn plays quarterback, Doyle and Dir halfbacks and Deti fullback. «*•• Add Warred, former national intercollegiate heavyweight boxing champion from North Carolina, is boxing coach at Duke university this yea'r. REMOVAL NOTICE From Roue Bide, to 408 Comba- Worley Bldg. Wo have Hn opening for an experienced full or part timo insurance solicitor, lady or gentleman. Very attractive contract. Our many polfeyholdera in this territory are invited to visit us at all times. Apply to L. W. Tarkenton, District Agent. Trinity Life Insurance Co. Old Line Legal Reserve M. P. DOWNS Automobile Loans Short and Long Term* REFINANCING Small and Large 604 Combs-Worley Bldj Phone 336 REST AT EASE Let us build you an innerspring mattress, upholster and refinish your furniture. Old Mattresses made new. New mattresses made to order. One day service . Work guaranteed. FAMFA PUo«ie 18 AOT W- Lawton Hoffer of Miami transacted business here this morning. Help Kidneys ^ It poorly functioning Kldneya and • Bladder make you Buffer from Getting Up Nlghta. Nervousness, Rheunwtlo _. Faine, Stiffness. Burning. Smarting. A Itching, or Acidity try the guaranteed Doctor's PrescriptionCystex(SiM-tex) —Must fix you up or money back. He's the best baby- kissing politician in the county! ROGERS Another uproarious role for this lovable star— as a small-town politician with big-town ideas . . .who isn't too busy to promote a love match! in "The County Chairman" LaNora r Charles Bickford Helen Vinson In "The Notorious Gentleman" REX J JEAN HARLOW in Girl STATE

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