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IMPORTANT HfPER AiML TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 20, 1937. PAGE FIVE NKW YORK, April 20 Iff)— Not since Black Gold won the Golden Jubilee Kentucky Derby in 1324 has a winter-raced horse won the $50,000 added stake for three-year-olds at Churchill Downs. T\irf,men used to say that "no good horse ever races In the winter." ,A1- thpugh, with the rich stakes at win- tei .tracks in recent years, this adage ho r longer holds true, the bookmakers; who Set the future odds on major racing events, believe no winter ra.ced. horse will win this year's Kentucky Derby on May 8. Odds on the "big five" winter- raced horses range from 20 to 40 to 1,' while quotations on the five best thoroughbreds Which led a life of ease during the cold months range frpm 6 to 15 to 1. 'Here are the "big five" in each division among this year's derby nominations: Winter-raced — Fairy Hill, Courl Scandal, Mrs. Ethel V. Marrs' Case Ace and Military, and DeWitt Page's Maedic. Winter-rested — E. R. Bradley's Brooklyn, J. H. -Louchheim's Pom- poon, Mrs. Mars'' Reaping Reward, Samuel D. Riddle's War Admiral and .Warren Wright's Galsun. Joseph E. Widener's Brevity, which finished second to Mortol I>. Schwartz's Bold Venture in last year's derby, was raced in Florida during the 1936, winter, and after being bumped at the start' came closer thkn any winter campaigner to winning the, rich stake since the triumph of ( Black Gold 13 years ago. QilfBroduction Shows Increase TPLSA, Okla., April 20 tfP)—An increase of 36,499 barrels daily in the nation's production of crude oil during the week ending April 17 brought a new peak of 3,462,352 barrels daily for the period; the first new high mark since March 23, the Oil and Gas Journal reported today. 'Oklahoma had an increase of 15,77.5 barrels daily and a new total of 657,400 barrels, East Texas decreased 599 barrels daily to 400,098 while total Texas increased 26,864 barrels daily, to 1,375,925. California production dropped 4,500. barrels daily to 620,500 and Kansas increased 13,800 barrels daily to 192,575 barrels. Eastern states including Michigan ,1 declined 151 barrels daily to 156,812 while the Rocky Mountain section increased 6,050 barrels daily to 75,510. IffLLIPS Trailing 10 to 0 going into the sixth inning, the Texas company Softball team pulled a rally to nose out .Phillips 11 to 10 in a Pampa Softball association postponed game yesterday. " A;home run by Pitcher McBride with two. men on base started the rally in the sixth and five runs crossed the plate before the end of the inning. Texas continued the bombardment in the seventh and it ended with Awtry hitting a double with three men on base to score the _wlnning runs. Utterback, and McBride divided hurling duties for the winners with Covington behind the plate. J. Dewey and' Morgan was the battery for Phillips. NATIONAL LEAGUE Results Yesterday Philadelphia, 2-1; Boston, 1-0. (Only games scheduled). Standings Today Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia 2 0 1.000 Boston 0 2 .000 (Other teams start season today.) Schedule Today New York at Brooklyn. Pittsburgh at Chicago. St. Louis at Cincinnati. (Only games scheduled.) AMERICAN LEAGUE Results Yesterday Philadelphia 4; Washington 3. (Only game played.) Standings Today Won Lost Pet Philadelphia 1 o 1.000 Washington o 1 .00( (Other teams start season today.) Schedule Today Washington at New York. Cleveland at Detroit. Chicago at St. Louis. Boston at Philadelphia. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Indianapolis 5; Toledo 2. Kansas City 7; St. Paul 9. Louisville 5; -Columbus 7. Milwaukee 8; Minneapolis 7. TEXAS LEAGUE Results Yesterday San Antonio 3; Beaumont 1. Dallas 0; Tulsa 1. Fort Worth 4; Oklahoma City 5. Houston 0; Galveston 5. Standings Won Lost Pet. Beaumont 4 2 .667 Houston 3 3 .500 Fort Worth 3 3 ,500 Tulsa 4 3 .600 Oklahoma City 5 3 .600 San Antonio 3 3 .500 Dallas 2 4 .333 Galveston 2 4 .333 orts Roundup By EDDIE BRIETZ NEW YORK, April 20 (IP)— The Gas House Gang must be softening up what with Terry Moore, one of the charter members, going In for oil painting . . , Tut, tut ... Those who know what's going on in tennis say you needn't worry about Don Budge turning pro until 1939 .... Frank Thomas, Alabama's chubby grid coach, is down with the mumps .... The Broadway crowd hears the Yankees paid Tommy Henrich 25,000 iron men for his signature. Here's an expert who really is one. Billy Sixty writes golf and bowling for the Milwaukee Journal. More than that, he can show you tricks at both sports. He has been runner up for the Wisconsin amateur golf title four times and he has a combined average in four Milwaukee bowling leagues of 207. And yesterday he rolled five games of 200 or better in the ABC for totals of 597 in the singles and 624 in the doubles and a 206 7-9 average in all events . . . Western papers say Dizzy Dean isn't speaking to Lon Warneke. Are those eight column newspaper spreads Lon has be'en getting the reason? DOTED BJ Rains In Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY, April 20 (ff>)~ Welcome rains fell on thirsty Oklahoma soil today, aiding wheat and corn- and putting the cotton country in shape for May planting. Ardmore, in the south central section, reported' nearly two inches, the state 1 'sheaviest precipitation. Oklahoma- City's 1.07. inches was the heaviest sipce September 27, 1938. The average housewife walks about five miles daily performing her household duties. William Faukner, Mississippi novelist, used to paint houses to eke out i>is income as a writer. i • ' Note to American league pitchers: The paralysis has disappeared from Lou Gehrig's finger and he'll be wok in there, starting today .... They've got a big surprise ready for Bob Feller when he goes back to Iowa May 14 to get his high school sheepskin. Pacifiq Coast league Is baseball's most far flung circuit. It covers 1,675 miles from the northern tip to the southern. Longest jump in the majors is from Boston to St, Louis around 1,200 miles. . . Max Baer's rela'tiyes-in-law in Ithaca, N. Y., are the latest to concede Maxie is all washed up as a fighter. A MODERN DETECTIVE BURLEY, Idaho— A glass curio showcase, displaying a butcher knife, in the 'courthouse corridor bears this: inscription. "Owner may have this knife by claiming same." And Sheriff Presley, D. Page hopes the owner will make an early visit. The sheriff says the knife is owned by toe unidentified killer of Omer P. Simpson, a recluse, threa weeks ago. ; (Hy The Aanocintwl Press) Beaumont's exporters clung to the top position in the Texas league's young pennant race today despite a defeat at the hands of the San Antonio Missions, 3 to 1. The Shippers fell before Harry Kimberlln's curve ball yesterday as the San Antonio hurler scattered ten hits. Other teams with a chance to move abreast of the Exporters lost their games. It was a day and night of sparkling pitching performances, featured by the three-hit shut-out of Dallas turned in by Clyde Lahtl of Tulsa. Lahtl was threatened only twice by the Steers as the oilers nosed them out 1-0. Tulsa's run came In the first on singles by Jansco and Sands and a fly to center by Fiartto. Lahtl fanned nine and didn't allow a walk. Curt Fullerton gave up only seven hits but couldn't match the great exhibition by the Oiler moundsmeru Dutch Schesler, veteran Galveston right-hander, scattered six hits to blank Houston 5-0. Schesler was in trouble but once but he struck out Ray Zimmerman with the bases filled to stem- an impending rally. Doubles by Fritz and Susce figured prominently In the Houston scoring. Oklahoma City staged a story book finish to. beat Fort Worth 5-4. The Indians scored two runs in the last of the ninth. They spotted the Cats four in the first but kept pecking away for a garrison finish that gave them victory. Jim Gravin, who relieved Steve Larkin for the Cats in the ninth, walked Tony Governor to force in the winning run. 6*1 MIS DdU&TPVL* OF BECOMING A PSNNANT AS M£L GOES GO THE Trie TALL WON 2o AND GAMES //V IQ34-I93S Mt> THE WHIP WENT TOWARD END OP <UST SEASON- HE WON BUT ' IS ADS/A/6 15. AND, HIS ON RELIEF IN BOSTON, April 20 (&)— If cheers could drown financial worries and a laurel wreath and a silver trophy defy the hunger that threatens his family, jobless Walter Young, lanky 24-year-old winner of. the fortieth Boston A. A. marathon, would be superlatively happy today. But the transitory rewards of vic- ;ory, although sweet, are far from adequate and he hopes his proud townsmen of Verdun, Quebec, will give him a chance to get off the relief rolls after four years and become a policeman. "A job is what, I want most," said Young, after lie had beaten Arlington's great Johnny Kelley, the 1935 winner and the outstanding favorite. "The Verdun citizens financed my ;rip here for this race and promised ;hey would provide me with work If [ won," he explained. "I haven't iad a job since I got married, about four years ago but I have passed' ;he police examinations and I hope I can get a speedy appointment. My wife and' three-year-old son can't eat cheers, laurels wreaths or silver cups." lOTEfl ON BIG• IflBOE CLUBS NEW YORK, April 20 (#•)—Here are the pennant odds quoted by Jack Doyle, Broadway betting commissioner as the 16 major league baseball teams shove off in the 1937 season: American League National League. New York. Even St. Louis... 8-5 Cleveland . 5-2 Chicago 2-1 Detroit ... 3-1 New York... 5-2 Boston . . 8-1 'Pittsburgh.. 8-1 Wash'n . . . 15-1 Cincinnati .. 8-1 Chicago . .15-1 Brooklyn ...50-1 Phllly .. . 100-1 Bpston 100-1 St. Louis . 100-1 Phllly 100-1 PRODUCTION PLUS ALLIANCE, Neb.-^-Speaking about maximum production, Jay Vances cites his own chickens for an example. After the chickens performed their regular duty of morning egg laying, a dust storm swept the region. Skies darkened. The hens tucked their heads down, and rest- during the false night. i In a few hours the skies cleared, Vance said, and the hens woke up and laid another' quota of eggs. AUSTIN, April 20 (#•)—A bill outlawing horse and dog race bookmaking and imposing drastic penalties on violators today passed to the Senate after overyhelming endorsement in the House. The proposal, authorized by Rep. Ross Hardin of Prairie Hill and others, passed by a vote of 108 to 3 at the close of the first night session of the House on controversial matters last night. The bill would impose a fine of from $50 to $200 on bettors, $100 to $1,000 and up to two years in jail for operators of pool-selling and bookmaking establishments, $100 to $1,000 and a jail sentence for the owner or lessee of premises used for that purpose and $100 to $1,000 fines for telephone or telegraph companies permitting their lines to be used to transmit racing Information after being notified by law enforcement authorities to that effect. "Bookie shops are the greatest racket that ever came into Texas," Hardin said, "and we ought to stop them." PARIS STRIKE SETTLED. PARIS, April 20 (fP)— A strike of employes in more than 200 Paris motion picture, vaudeville and legitimate theaters was settled today after an all-night conference in the office of Premier Leon Blum. The employes accepted a proposal for readjustment of salaries. Toppy Reynolds and Norman Cox have been selected to captain the Harevestcr football teams which will clash in an intra-squad game Friday afternoon at Harvester field. The two will choose, their elevens this afternoon. Cox will captain his team from the bench because of a knee injury which will keep him out of the lineup until fall. Harry McMahan, who was scheduled to get a chance at center, will replace Cox unless Crane reports for duty. Crane could be a starter if lie would report but to date he has not checked out a suit. Captain J. W. Graham and James Dewey were on hand for the workout but were unable to practice, Graham has a wrenched hip and Dewey a fractured wrist. Coaches Odus Mitchell and J. C. Prejean issued a bulletin this morning calling their charges to practice this afternoon unless more rain fell. "We have to work every minute possible to get anywhere in shape to start the season next fall," the coaches said. "We expect to have a real battle Friday afternoon between the Green nnd Gold." There are as many people in the United States who are younger than 26 as there are who are older. -«. Uncle Sam issued more than 17,585,000,000 postage stamps during the last year. I MAMMOTH MARINE HIPPODROME '• •• .'-:-••• ' and ; .'.-:v.^ £•<•; ..'-v'... '•': ; Congress of Unbelievable Biological Exhibitions THE GREATEST EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT OF ALL TIME! DERBY DAY CANT BE FAR AWAY SERPENT1NA «W!'l'.MBl«™WM»WWJ~W-'-«~"« CT V"'' ' ' ' «**fm;viU™**aimmH, -., -filsllililff^fitVfimm-f- « until ^prby'Pay, clutiax occasion of the sprang racing season. With the openin, de trrace, J^a., tracK, many of the Derby-candidates, will demonstrate their speei i nose-to-noseinnishes l)ke that matured aboj«. Honev fiinnri <Nn z\ i= conn 11 ... .,_ n , like that pictured aboi«. Honey Cloud (fto. 3) is seen in § slsse finish, witb g^9rpsh.aet w ba/^jy fa^ng t<? g*t into * u - '--' J , i • •;•--•- •*-"»"?-'-;' *-.ifc{B! - B jwp j.-n .»• ' ' - 1.1 - -• '. ' . Nature's.j3trwigest Living Enigma WILL W* EXHIBIT ]JP ONE DAY ONLY MONDAY, APRIL 26 Near Santa Fe Depot EXHIBIT TIIA IP P, M, 2 Philadelphia Teams Am Leading In Major League® B* SCOTT* RESTON. NEW YORK, April 20 (XP)—The astonishing spectacle of the two Philadelphia teams, alnfost unanimously chosen for the cellar berths, leadings the major leagues testified to the possibility of almost anything as the teams lined up today for the "real" opening after the preliminaries at Washington and Boston. Given good baseball weather all around, an outpouring of more than 200,000 fans was anticipated In seven cities to top off yesterday's total of around 67,000. New York, with all three metropolitan teams performing within the limits of the greater city for the first unanimous opening day in 25 years, looked for the biggest crowds. At least 50,000 were expected at Yankee stadium to see the world oham- pions open against Washington's Senators, yesterday's 4-3 victims of ;he Philadelphia Athletics. Some 30,300 more were looked for at Brooklyn's Ebbets field to see Burleigh Grimes lead his Dodgers against their traditional rivals, the Giants, for the first time. The Athletics returned home to face the Boston Red Sox; Detroit's Tigers entertained the Cleveland Indians and Chicago's White Sox hooked up with the Browns at St. Louis In other American league openers. Dean to Start. Manager Prank Frisch of the St. Llolis Cardinals called upon his loquacious star, Dizzy Dean, to start the Gas House Gang at Cincinati, where a capacity gathering of 34,000 was expected. A pair of first- division prospects, Pittsburgh and the Cubs, met In Chicago. The Phillies, who beat the Boston Bees 2-1 In 11 innings and l-o In yesterday's Patriots' Day bill at Boston, drew a day off, along with their opponents. Two of the game's shining stars were on the.sidelines and there was a notable casualty list through both leagues. Jimmy Foxx, the Red Sox first baseman, was recovering from sinus truble and Joe DiMaggio, Yankee center fielder, from an operation for removal of his tonsils and adenoids. Manager Mickey Cochrane of Detroit had a few worries over the illnesses of Pitchers Tommy Bridges and Schoolboy Rowe but was consoled by the knowledge of his own good health and by the return of Hank Greenberg to his old first- base job as well as the acquisition yesterday of hard-hitting Babe Herman. Wally Berger, the Bees' clouting outfielder, broke a finger during practice yesterday. Ruffine Still Unsigned. The Yanks' Charley (Red) Ruffing and Adolph Camilli of the Phillies, who wasn't greatly missed yesterday, remained as the No. 1. holdouts—the only players unsigned an the opening .day. Lou Gehrig, the indestructible Yankee, turned up with a painful injury of a finger on his right hand and every intention of playing in PITCHER ROOSEVELTS LOSES FIRST GAME IN FOUR YEARS A CHARMFUL his 1,809th consecutive game in spite of it. Under these conditions, virtually the only certainty was that the Phillies would remain atop the National league for at least one more day. They won their first contest yesterday when Morris Arnovlch, who played with Hazelton, Pa., most Jim Braddock holds Nanette Wright, 7-year-old ballet skater, at a Minneapolis ice show, and tells her how he is going to put his fight with Joe Louis on ice, June 22. The heavyweight champion, training at Stone Lake, Wis., visited a Minneapolis physician for treatment of an infected eye. WASHINGTON, April 20 t/Py ->Hurler F. D. Roosevelt>-^a converted third baseman from Groton—nursed today his first defeat as a lucky ball-thrower-outer for the Washington Senators. Until yesterday, the big right- hander had a perfect record. Four times he flung out the opening day baseball at Griffith stadium, and four times the local nine came out atop the Scoreboard. The President wns Retting a little chesty over his performance. Last year lie commented on how the capital club always won behind -him. Right-hander Roosevelt took a shiny white ball from Manager Harris. Thirty-two thousand fans and the Washington and Philadelphia tennis watched. The ball went twirling and then came diamond disaster — a triple fumble. Three Washington .stalwarts got their trained fingers on the ball but it eluded them. Finally third baseman Buddy Lewis came up with It. Oldsters shook their heads—the season's first fumble—a bad sign. The rest is history. The Philadelphia club beat the home boys 4 to 3, despite the fact that right- hander Roosevelt stayed in the box the whole 10 Innings. Anyhow, his record is four one and one lost. "Which." said Manager Harris "is pitching .800 baseball. Give me another flinger like that, and I'll grab the pennant." of last season, hit a home run in the eleventh. Pitching won the second. A pair of rookies, Al Williams and Earle Brucker, accounted for the Athletics' victory. After President Roosevelt lobbed out the first ball, Edgar Smith, another rookie flinger, kept on Jobbing until the Senators collected three run in two innings. Williams then hurled four-hit ball for the remainder of the game while Brucker's double in the tenth inning brought in Bob Johnson with the winning run. NEW YORK. April 20 «P)—Harry Green, 37. ow Weehawkcn. N. J., was stabbed and beaten early today ae he attempted to serve Father Divine, negro evangelist whom his followers call "God," with a legal paper in "The Kingdom." Police broadcast a general alarm for Father Divine, saying they wanted him for questioning in connection with the incident. NEW YORK. April 20 WP)—Weather conditions, probable attendance, and pitching selections for today's major league baseball games: American League. Washington at New York fair an! cooler, 50,000, Weaver or Appleton vs. Gomez. Boston at Philadelphia, fair 20000, W. Perrell vs. Kelley. Cleveland at Detroit; fair, 35,000 Harder vs. Auker. Chicago at St. Louis, fair, 12000 Kennedy vs. Hildebrand. National League. New York at Brooklyn, fair and cooler, 30,000, Schumacher vs Mungo. St. Louis at Cincinnati, fair and warmer. 34.000, J. Dean vs. R Davis Pittsburgh at Chicago, cloudy 40,000, Blanton vs. French. (Boston-Philadelphia not scheduled.) PERSONAL ORDNANCE BUFFALO, N. Y. — Emergency hospital reported it was treating- a gunshot victim. Patrolmen raced'in; Thjj patient, William Gilbert, 43, had a burned thumb, no more. He had been demonstrating a pistol to his sen, he said. It hung from a watch fob and was 1 1-4 inches long. You'll okay OLD QUAKER because we put a barrel of quality into every bottle without asking you to dig up a barrel of dough-re-mi to buy it. It's so rich it goes down without a hitoh. A15Q AVAItAllI IN RYf

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