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TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 9, 1936 I"-'"- -- tflE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas PAGE SEVEf* GORDON NELL TO LEAD EASON OILERS TO ROAD RUNNER PARK ON SUNDAY ® • SECOND GAME WILL BE PLAYED MONDAY EVENING Next opposition for the Pampa- Danciger Road Runners will be ttm Eason Oilers of Enid. Okla. The, two ninfis split a doubleheader Sunday afternoon in Enid and both are eager to take a pair here.. ' The first game will be at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at Road Runner park. The teams will meet again at 8:30 o'clock Monday night. Efforts will be made to have the Oilers return here on the night of June 19 .after they have completed a series.'with Amarlllo and Borger. With the Oilers when they come to Pampa will be three former Road Runner stars who joined the Oklahomans this spring. At first base will be the Panhandle home run king, Gordon Nell. Behind him In right field will be Dallas Patton. Behind the plate will be Tank Horton, bundle of pep and chatter. Patton helped the Oilers win the opening game in Enid Sunday when he ; hlt one of Daney's shoots over the fence, Nell tried to bring his team from behind with a home run In the second game. One of the stars of the Eason team Is Hugh Willingham, one of the best infield- ei'9 not in organized ball and a great hitter. Willingham played here two years ago with Sioux City. He banged two over the fence in the opening game Sunday at Enid. With a week of rest, the entire Road Runner pitching staff will be ready to face the Oilers of Nick Urban; Gene Ledford, big lefthander, is next in line for the hurling job' and' will probably get a chance in the Sunday game. .Carl Stewart Is also* behind schedule and might get the: nod Monday night. However, Manager Sam Hale may change things up if the weather is hot and send Sam Gray at the Oilers Sunday' afternoon. It was Gray who won the game InJSnid. Babe Didrikson Is Only Pro in Western Open TOPEKA, Kan., June 9. W)— Mrs. Opal S. Hill of Kansas City was in a class fill alone today as she teed off with 31 others on the IB-hole first round of the Women's Western Open Golf tournament at the Tope'ka Country club. Defending her title, Mrs. Hill profited by her experience pn windswept British links as a member of the Curtis cup team and shot far ahead of the field for medal honors yesterday. She carded a 71— six under par—while only one other contestant could break 80, As her first opponent the medal- ist drew Mrs. Melvln Jones of Flossmoor, 111., who qualified with an 85. The only professional competing is Babe Didrikson, and the pairings made it certain she and the Kansas City veteran would not meet in the finals. Both Miss Didrikson and Mrs. Hill are in the top bracket, along With such able performers as Mrs. Charles Newbold, Wichita, Miss Phyllis Buchanan, Denver; Miss Kathryn Hemphill, Columbia, S. O., and Miss Edna Baenger, Shreveport, La. The second best qualifying score, 78, was turned in by Miss Jane Cothran, Greenville, S. O., in the lower bracket,''Which also includes Mlssi Beatrice' Barrett, Minneapolis; Miss Dorothy T/aung, San'Fran- cisco, and Mrs. Leon Solomon, Memphis;^ • ''-..- '• ••"'.': ' V '•:''' '''' ' . Dennis „, June 9 (AP)— r .«, ™,™4, assistant coach" of the GreeJiylUe high school football team the-:' past'' five --years,'" -today was elected.:: head, coach to suceed Henry Frnka, 1 Who resigned to accept "a position'as freshman coach at Vanderbllt University. *" A star end ph the Texas Tech team, -where-' he •'was "graduated in 1931, Vinzan^ 'came here and has had full charge'of'thO'end coaching. He developed-several all-state ends, including W.'A. McElreath, twice honored oiy the mythical team. The board also selected J. O. Brothers, junior high school coach, as Vinzant's, assistant. He also was graduated from Texas Tech in 1931 and served three 'years as assistant' a| Easttand high school and'' Oneiyi^r- ss h,e.a4 coa>ch at Royse vci.ty; Vl beiore coming here last .year. '•(;•' .' H '-i•-•'•"• •"•• : BQSTON' -%'Fe'sft'-'% story-book JndlaJn scalpers""'i8J$--- 'nQteriO gangsters wade an"'English. 1 n tremble as she landed "here •'' an extensive "tour of the States, ' .• f'Do you think I'll get scalped?" attractive Miss Kathleen Turner asked while walking down the gaiigplanlc. "And I dp hope I'll liflt'^et' iiUCi any trouble with " ' Picture Settles Trotter, Pacer Question If you've ever been slumped when someone asked you the difference between a trotter and a pacer in harness horse racing, this picture will settle the question. Greylipund, 1935 Hamblclonian winner, right, the trotter, and Cardinal Prince, world champion pacer, were snapped in action together at Goshen, N. Y. PACER Cardinal Prince's right front leg works in unison with right rear. TROTTER Right front leg comes forward with left rear, and vice versa. THE THIS DARK-HUED PICTURE OF BROWN BOMBER IS JUST BALLYHOO OK CLOSER INSPECTION METHODIST GRID ACES ARE POLICEMEN AT CENTENNIAL DALLAS; June 9. '(/P)—Holders of the Fort Worth baseball franchise, clinging to an indifferent club imbedded in the basement, may lose money but they won't give the club over to science. At least, that apparently was their answer yesterday to a pair of Gladewater sportsmen who wanted to buy the Cats. . . Oil man R. W. Burnett of Gladewater and partner Claude Lee, co-owners of Gladewater's successful East Texas league team, got nowhere. . . They were ready to take over the franchise with an option to buy it lock, stock and barrel at the end of the season. Burnett and Lee had said, if they obtained the franchise, they would hurry six of their star Gladewater hands to the Fort Worth park and replace them with a half dozen Panthers. . . Which would almost convert the Panther team into a Gladewater farm. . . Burnett pointed to Gladewater's 35 victories in 45 starts in upholding plausibility of his intentions. President Roy Westbrooks of the Panthers squelched the deal. . . Said his associates would be willing to dispose of the club only if assurance was given 'that the new owners would give the city a winning team. . .' Added he didn't think the Gladewater proposition gave that assurance. Four of the biggest "cops" on the Centennial Exposition beat are Southern Methodist football players. . . . All-conference tackles Truman Spain and Maurice Orr, guard Charlie (Derby) Baker • and tackle Leamon Phillips swing mean night sticks on the grounds. ... Spain, still dickering with the movie folks over contract talk stirred up after the Rose Bowl game, drew one of the toughest assignments on the place. .•'•, He keeps law .and order in the center of the always-swarming midway. . . Crowds are the boys' dish. . . They played before a good 250,000 last 1 season. This and that: Jelly Sorelle, ace. Baylor university pitcher, turned in • a no-hit, no run game recently for the Odessa Oilers. The' Miles Giants were his victims. . . Mayor Charlie Watson of Freeport,'general director of that city's- first kingfish rodeo, says 500 -anglers will compete in the casting bee from July 1. to 5, inclusive. • Hetty Green's Son Succumbs LAKE PLACID. N. Y., Juno 9 (AP)r-^Heart disease and complications due to age were blamed today 'for- the death of Col; Edward H.^ Robinson Green, 67, son of Hetty Green, the financial wizard. Death came to him. late yesterday at the Lake Placid j club, closing a business career- which one account says included work as a SS^'month section hand/ on one of his mother's railroads — The Ohio and Mississippi, '• • Under the guidance of hfs canny parent; Green became her per- sonil assistant' In the management of a^'terfUinr industrial- and,' financial ''domjgn> .-- ; is •• His- ' r bptly was taken to his es.- tate at v ' ftounf Ip, - §ou^h ! i Bart* imquth;'' Miss;, 'fop- 1 funeral^services, iBurtal will "be, a^'BeHQWs.vFa^jsVi His widow an<J- arsisfer survlvei'A He served as chairman of the Texas-State Republ^an committee for three terms and attended KevvnU national conventions AS a delegate of his party. BY EDDIE BRIETZ. LAKEWOOD. N. J., June 9 (/Flit really is just too bad about pool- old Joe Louis, isn't it? The Brown Bomber actually is in such terrible shape that it may require three instead of two rounds for him to start the birdies twittering for Herr Max Schmeling in the Yankee Stadium, New York.'June 13. For weeks Promoter Mike Jacobs' high-powered ballyhoo experts have been crying by the column about Louis. He was slow. He was listless, and he was fnt. He wasn't putting any steam behind his punches. He could not duck the half-hearted licks of his sparring partners. He just didn't seem to give a darn. So your correspondent came here today to see the "hollow shell," that once was Louis. Here's the 'Inside Story.' Instead, just as might have been suspected, he found: A sleek, well-conditioned athlete who can do just about what he wants to whenever he pulls on a pair of boxing gloves and climbs into the ring. They said Louis was fat. Well he weighed exactly 198 today and that's about two -pounds less than he'll scale when he gets in against Schmeling. They said he couldn't punch any more. Today he all but knocked the head off of Prank Schildknecht of Kansas City, who was Joe's last amateur opponent and who is now laboring as a sparring partner. "You can see that left coming," said Prank after the work-out, "but you can't do nothing about it. 'Glad I Ain't Max.' "He's the same old Louis. I don't say he can hit any harder than the night he almost killed me in the amateurs, but he's more polished. He knows how to handle himself. Me? I'm glad I ain't Schmeling." Joe does appear a bit listless in his boxing and some of his playmates do not seem to have much .rouble connecting with an occasional right hand belt, but this may be explained by the fact that the legro has been ordered to proceed under wraps. . ' • Otherwise, Louis looks just as ceen, just as well conditioned, just as fast (when speed is necessary) and just as hard to beat as when he trained for Max Baer and Primo Jarnera. John Roxborough, general manager of the Bomber's menage, has the answers to the sob stories of Mr. Jacobs' professional crepe-hangers. He Can Take It. 'Sure, we're holding Joe back," explained Roxborough; who may or may not have been talking out of school. "He's been inactive for five months—the longest he has ever gone without fighting—and he needs work. Do you think he would get it if we let him : go out and knock everybody's block off with the first punch? Why he'd be so slow rounding into form Schmeling might even stay five rounds with him. :We. have a man here who is supposed to be a clever boxer. All we want Joe to do with him is experiment—look 1 for openings,. We have three others known as sockers. Ev- ery'tyne : they:hit Joe we'give three cheers, None of them has hurt him. It' shows he can. take it. The others are reputed to have cast iron'jaws and ta be able to withstand any man's punches. Just wait till I whistle and see wha> Joe does fpi them." The truth of the matter, as you may already have guessed, is that all these SOS calls from the Louis camp are just a part of the good Mr. Jacobs' gigantic ballyhoo plot. The heroic efforts of Signer Francis Albertanti and his assistants to build up Schmeling having fallen somewhat. Hat, .what was more natural than for Mr. Jacobs to order » drive to' tear down Louis? This is proceeding ap^ce. But it doesn't fool the Lakewood visitors who find. Mr.' Jacobs' agents, • with their tongues Ui their cheeks, busy tearing down Joe Louis for a terrific buildup. ' .-.. •'. — i* —:—r— rr NOT l^il HUNG , \VA^T.EBpe>jr»O, ; i:-'•«-;»• .0.—County ICoifpiifji,sG}feorge "w. May, 93, one .^fr'tlie few Confederate veterans in public office, has announced for re-election. A carpenter by trade. Way says he still can "climb to the top of a house and lay as many shingles as the next man," LEFTHAND2D PITCHERS DIVIDE MOUND DUTIES The Phillips 66 ball club from the South Pampa field opened the .season yesterday afternoon by taking a 14 to 5 game from the Coltexo Black Cats of LeFor.s. On Friday night, the local Phillips nine wil meet the Amarillo Phillips Parrot: in Amarillo. "Three lefthanded chunkers divided mound duties for the 66 boys. H Dilbeck started the game and helc the Biaclk Cats to one run for three innings. Rex Dilbeck worked the next three innings without letting Coltexo score. Four runs were made off Left Wlnkler in the final three stanzas. Winkler played left fiek the first six innings. Bork and Pulliam divided the catching duties Vodie Clemmons went the distance for the Black Cats, with Jake Leggitt behind the plate. Clemmons was hit hard' and often. Five new players rnajtlc their initial appearance with the Phillips team. Other players were with the club last season. .- The newcomers included the two Dilb'ccks, former semi-pro players at St. Joseph, Mo Rex Dilbeck started the season with the -Painpsx-Danciger Roac Runners. Philbert, a first baseman and Bork, a catcher, were in the Nebraska State league last year Blue, a second baseman, is a former Western league player. One 01 two other newcomers may be with the team on Friday in Amarillo. The new Phillips team has its eye set on taking down the Panhandle "big three," the Pampa- Danciger Road Runners, Huber of Borger and'Phillips of Amarillo. BEAUMONT, HOUSTON AND DALLAS STEERS LOSE (l)y The Associated Press) Today's games: Dallas at Galveston (night). Ft. Worth at Houston (night). Oklahoma City at Beaumont. Tulsa at San Antonio (night). The three teams leading the Texas league found tough sledding in their assignments against lesser- rated teams yesterday. Big Jim Moore, who played with Dallas last year, got his sights on one and slapped out a double scoring Binder with the winning run in the thirteenth inning of a well- pitched setto between Dallas and Galveston. Galveston won, 3 to 2 on their home grounds. The league- leading Dallas ball-busters scored their brace of tallies in the second, after which Richmond made them swing at thin air. Galveston's second run in the eighth sent the game into overtime. Tile second-place Beaumont Exporters took n thumping from Oklahoma City, 11 to 3. The Indians punched out 11 hits and made them count for runs, while Beaumonfc was handcuffed after they had scored their three runs in the first frame. Houston, in third place, fared no better at the hands of Fort Worth, who were led into battle by their new manager, Homer Peel. The score was 6 to 5. The winning Cats were behind when three Houston errors and a wild pitch enabled them to score twice, giving them a one-run margin. Another one-run-edge victory was rung up by the Tulsa Oilers, who nosed out San Antonio 3 to 2. The Missions made it interesting in the ninth. Two were out when Garms singled and Harshany hit a' homer. Stein went in for Tulsa and made Gryska force Bettcncourt to end the game. Shell Defeats Sunoco 12 to 9 Led by "Old Man" Trenary, the Shell ball team took a 12 to 9 game from- the Sunoco Sluggers on Sunday afternoon. Trenary collected fcur hits out of five time at bat. Stokes of Shell also helped the cause, with a home run with two men on base. Robbins of the Sluggers brought his team out of a hole with a triple which scored three men. The Sluggers scored their nine runs on five base hits. Shell got the 12 runs on 12 hits. L. B. Nichols Sr., and L. B. Nichols, Jr., divided the mound duties for the Sluggers with Hargis behind the bat. Osbome and Glazebrook hurled for the' winners with Stokes receiving. YESTERDAY'S STAKS (liy Tlio Associntod Press) Joe Di Maggio, Yankees—Drove in five .runs against Browns with homer, triple and single. Alex Kampouris, Reds—His triple and two singles were responsible for three runs as Reds beat Giants. Cy Blanton, Pirates—Went route for first time this season, holding Dodgers to seven hits. Reds'Double Threat fi£t>$'8ATTIN& ORDER HOWN6$UX#?TH 15 WPflM&ycp ,.,./* Cubs Trounce Phillies On Home Lot^For 5th Straight DAVlslETS WIMBLEDON BOX; ONCE SHUT OUT OF CUP MATCH Giants Take Beating From Reds as Yanks Win By HUGH S. FUU,ERTON, Jr. Associated Press Sports Writer On their Wrijiley field the Chicago Cubs won the 1935 National league pennant, putting, together the greater part of their famous 21-gnme winning streak. Now, in another home stand, they have begun a brand new winning streak to join In with the Cardinals and Giants in the hot 1936 race. The Cubs have won five straight on their home lot now and by trouncing-the Phillies 3 to 0 yesterday as Larry French revived last year's pitching form they landed only a game and a half behind the second place New York club and five behind the league-leading Cards. The Cubs couldn't shake off the pesky Pittsburgh Pirates, the club they ousted from third place by a single percentage point a few days ago. While French was blanking the Phils with eight hits and whiffing six to chalk up his first complete game in, his last seven starts, Cy Blanton was performing a similar feat to give the Pirates a 2 to 1 decision over the Dodgers. The Giants, meanwhile, took a 7 to 3 drubbing from the Cincinnati Reds, who blasted Harry Gumbert out with three runs In the fifth then jattered Frank Gabler for a four- un winning rally in the eighth as 3 aul Derringer hurled steady ball. The Cards and Bees had an off day. In the American league the Yan- cees stretched their lead to three ;ames with a 12 to 3 rout of the Browns while their nearest rivals, he Red Sox and Tigers, mauled each other in a double header. The 3ox provided excellent support for Jefty Grove in the opener to win 6 to 3. They failed to provide the same backing for Fritz Ostermueller, lowever, and Detroit pounded out a six-run sixth inning and a 12 to 7 triumph. The day's only other game saw he. Athletics beat out the White Sox, 5 to 4, in the tenth when Pinky Higgins singled home the winning run after intentional passes by Johnny Whitehead had filled the Bags. The Cleveland-Washington game was rained out. SONG WRITER DIES HAMILTON, O., June 9. f/P)— Johnny Black 45, who wrote "Dardanella" died today of a skull fracture received last Friday in a brawl ever 25 cents at a cafe he operated near here. Rams Win 8-7 Over Hopkins A three-run splurge In the ninth Inning brought the Pampa Rams from behind and gave them an 6 to 7 win over Hopkins on Sunday afternoon. The game was played at Hopkins diamond. George Dlllmnn started on the mound for the Rams but was batted to the showers in the second inning. Lefty Harvey finished the game and pitched good ball nil the way. Roy Kretzmeier was behind the bat. The Guthrie brothers, Lune and Lane, went the distance for Hopkins. The score sheet showed L. Guthrie pitching and L. Guthrie catching and which was on the mound could not be determined. The Rams have played five games to date, winning four and losing one. The loss was to Laketon, 8 and 7. Cities Service Beat,PhiIIips Cities Service playground ball team won a postponed game from Phillips, 8 to 6, Sunday afternoon. The win gave Cities Service undisputed possession of fifth place and pushed the oil men down to sixth position in the league standing. Campbell pitched winning ball for Cities Service, with Word behind the plate. The Dewey brothers for Phillips. Lead changed three times as the teams battled the seven innings. LONDON I/P)— Newly-elscted as an honorary member of Wimbledon. Dwight F. Davis, donor of the international Davis cup. hereafter will be eligible to hobnob with royalty, dukes and earls in the royal box at Wimbledon. The honor entitles him to a seat among such personalities as King Edward VIII. the Duke of York, the King of Egypt, the Duke of Ketit, Lord Desborough, the ex-King of Slam and a glittering host of British peers of the realm. Strangely enough, though donor cf the famed trophy, Davis was left "out in the cold" when he went to attend the Davis cup matches between France and the United States, at the Roland Garros Stadium in Ptiris, in 1932. Every seat had been sold, and Davis returned to his hotel. But a permanent seat will be reserved for him at Wimbledon, where he blazed the trail for a long string: of American victories when he won the Wimbledon All-Comers doubles championship witli Holcombe Ward in 1901. Now 56, Davis started his tennis career at Harvard University, where he won the intercollegiate- singles and doubles championship in 1899. Secretary of War from 1925 to 1929, and Governor cf the Philippine Islands, 1929-32, Davis adds his new honorary membership at Wimbledon to a long dist of clubs, including the Metropolitan, Burning- Tree and Racquet, in Washington, D. C.; the Harvard Club in New York; the City, Racquet and Noonday in St. Louis; and the Tennis and Racquet, and Algonquin, in Boston. Read The News Want-Ads. 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