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PAGE $ OUR THE P AMP A DAILY NEWS, PampR, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 21, SCHMELING TO FIGHT BRADDOCK FOR WORLD'S TITLE IN ®' RUN JTOP. Champion Schmeling And Beaten Favorite LOUIS IS 'SUCKER FOR A RIGHT HAND PUNCH' t NEW YORK, .June 20, (/P)— • Leaving- unsettled lor the time being the question as to whether Joe Louis, the Brown Bomber, •was more shell-shocked today i.tnan the survivors of the 99.9 .per cent wrong club, the fistic World surveyed the results of the ; uniieuval created by Max Sclimel- Jliff's smashing 12-round kriork- qut 'victory. ..Between nlibis and headaches it was determined: ••;(!) That Schmeling will fight Qhampion JamevS J. Braddock lor the world's heavyweight title, probably the last week in September at the Yankee stadium. (2) That it's still uncertain whether Madison Qquare Garden, with Bracidock under contract, will wage a promotion battle with Mike Jacobs, who signed Schmeling, or whether the rivals will patch up their difference and jointly conduct the march. • (3) That Schmeling will return to Germany via the Zeppelin airliner, Hlndenburg, leaving here next Tuesday night, to receive the plaudits of his countrymen and sec the Olympic games in early August before returning to the United states. • (4) That Braddock. with his judgment of Louis and the negro's-vul- nerablity sustained, stood at the head of the heavyweight class without any apologies being offered for him, for the first time since he knocked the crown off the curly head of Max Baer a year ago. (5) That Louis, despite the shocking unexpectedness of his clown- fall , Is by no means "through" and w.111 start a come-back campaign, possibly by August, with a view to fighting his way back into the championship picture by 1937. : (6) That the sports-writing fraternity, while ungrudging in Its tribute to Schmeling for his great fight and freely admitting the error of under-estimating the German's come-back prowess, stuck by its guns with a. chorus of " if we had to do it all over again, we would still pick Louis." ;A somewhat foggy round-robin of conferences between rival managers and promoters during the day failed to develop any definite line on the setup for the Schmeling- Braddock battle that the fight world assumes will take place early this fall a.s the climax to the most startling pair of form reversals in heavyweight history. All concerned, except Schmeling and Joe Jacobs, had been so convinced that Louis would emerge u.s Hie title challenger that it was necessary to go back and start negotiations all over again. Braddock, posing with Sclimeling during the post-mortem proceedings, took the German's right fist —the weapon that exploded the myth of Louis Invincibility—and said: "Take good care of that, Max, until September. You will need it;" His left eye still tightly closed behind dark glasses but his battered face all smiles, Schmeling countered quickly: "Dot's a goot idea, Jim. I take core aJicl 1 expect I vill use it." While the experts shook their heads sadly over the belated discover that Louis was a. "sucker for a right hand punch," Schmeling. seized the opportunity to rub Both appearing lean and lit 1'or the big battle that was postponed on account of ruin, Max ScJiniel- ing- (left), and the sensational colored heavyweight, Jce Louis, face each other at Hie weighing- in ceremonies, at (he Hippodrome in New York City. Schmeling weighed 192, while Louis tipped the scales at 19C, Games To Be Played Today At LeFors, Phillips, Borger 'RODEO' CANADIAN^tTE-XAS' »* •* — •'to I '*/"' n ''' / ?4 Contwf Rodeo THRILLS! WILLS! TICRS-T PRICE./*: faee— ROAI>S Six Teams Will Be Active in Junior Baseball Loop Still undefeated after their closest shave of the season, the Little Road Runners will Invade LeFors' park at 3 o'clock this afternoon, braced for a struggle with Mc's Pirates who lost 10 to 8 to the Peewees last Sunday in their first game of the season. The Danciger boys inflicted the first defeat of the season upon the Borger Christians who had previously walloped the Peewees and Phillips. The score was 5, to 3 and might have been much closer but for errors made by the Borgans in the first inning. The Little Road Runners, however, did not play errorless ball. A Pampa outfielder let a circuit clout by Robertson get through him. That was the only homer of the game. ; Other games in the Junior base- I ball league will see the Peewees I tangling again with Phillips flfl I youngsters on the Phillips diamond, ! and the Hoover boys engaging the ' Christians on the Borger diamond. The Hoover team will try to climb out of the cellar. The Peewees hope to smack the 66 crew again, but are certain to find stiff opposition. Every team in the league has shown more improvement lately than the Peewees who are expected to snap out of it this afternoon if their full lineup is at work in regular positions. In the Friday night game at Borger, the Little Road Runners scored two on Borger errors in the first inning after two men went out. Borger came back in the second to push one across. The clubs battled on even terms until the fifth when Danciger scored 2 more runs in clean hits. Borger came back in the last of the fifth, and scored one on a homer by Robertson, pitcher. I'AUKEB VS. KIGGS CHICAGO, June 20. (/P)— Frankie Parker cf Milwaukee, a former titleholder ;md the nation's seventh ranking player, will match strokes Sunday with Robert Riggs of Los Angeles for the National Clay courts tennis singles chKinpion.sliii). parker swept through the semi-finals today by whipping John McDiarmid of the University of Chicago, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2. Paul Addington of Miami was admitted to Pampa-Jarratt hospital Friday night. in his pro-battle .statements which got such scant attention beforehand. "From the pictures I knew Loui.s could be lilt with a right-cross or .1 short right, delivered from ;i crouch," repeated Max. "So clot's what I concentrated on. I was not sure just how much I could take from Joe's left but I vos villing to gamble. "Why should I bo afraid, anyway? All dot talk was so .silly dat I heard or read. No matter vot happens, no fighter who makes fighting his business should be a- frald. Did you ever hear dot Corbett, Fltzsimmons, Jeffries or Dempsey was afraid before fighting? I should be selling cake, instead of fighting, if I feared Louis or anyone else." CRM AMARILLO SOFTBALL One or Amariilo's crack playground ball teams, the Texaco Oil- era will be in Pauipa for two games this afternoon. The games will be played on the King Oil diamond a mile west on the Borger highway. Opening game will be at 2:30 o'clock. No admission will be charged. The Ainarilloans will play their fellow workmen, the Texas Oilers of: Pampa, in the opening game. The nightcap attraction will see the King Oilers meeting the Amarillo ten. King and Texas are pressing for the lead in the Pampa playground ball league. The Amarillo team is in second place in the Amarillo league. Playground ball is fast becoming a popular sport in and around Pampa. Large crowds are attending all games. Today's doubleheader is expected to set a new record for attendance. Sluggers Bury Canadian 21-9 A five run rally in the sixth inning started the Pampa Sluggers on their way to a 21 to 9 victory over the Canadian Lassies Friday night in Canadian. Canadian's girl stars jumped into a 9 to 7 lead in the first three innings and held it until the sixth when Billy Schrocder, Pampa shortstop, cleared the bases with a home run. DeAun Heiskell pitched air light ball for the Sluggers after the second inning. Martin, lefthand- ed catcher, and Gee were behind the bat. Barrett went the distance for Canadian with Williams her battery mate. Williams hit for the circuit in the second inning. Schroetler led the Pampa scoring with.four runs. Ruby ElcU'iclge. other short stop, followed with three counters. On Thursday evening at Magnolia park, the Sluggers will meet the newly organized Jolly Ten team, composed of players from Sun, Wil-' cox and Gulf camps. Slugger officials are still on the trail of the Christians or any other mans 1 team that will play them. ,»» Centennial Bids For Prize Fight NKW YORK, June 20. W)—The Texas Centennial put in a bid for tho heavyweight title fight between champion James J. Braddock and Max Schmeling today when William Hitzelberger, chairman of the athletic committee, conferred with Mike Jacobs of the Twentieth Century club and Jimmy Johnston of Madison Square Garden. Hitzelberger told the two promoters that the Texas Centennial would like to hold the fight at Dallas in September. After listening to the Texas representative, Jacobs and Johnston said they would take the matter under advisement; if given a guarantee of a million dollar gate, net. BASEBALL Rubber Game Froih. Eason Club 10-7 Seyen-|lun, Lead In First Innings Slips Away Manager Sam Hale and his high-stepping Road Runners stib- dued the mighty Eason Oilers of Enid, OkU., Friday night to take three out of the five games played ibis season. It was a free- liittiiiff struggle which finally went to the birds, 10 to 7. Sloan, Enid's center fielder, tried to pull his team out of its slump with four hits and four runs in four official trips to the plate. Sloan collected a home run In the second, doubles in the third and seventh, and u single in the ninth. He walked on his other time at bat. Bates, left fielder, also contributed freely with a home run and two singles on five limes at bat. The Road Runners gave Carl Stewart a seven run lead in the first two innings but he allowed it to slip away to three runs by the sixth. Another Road Runner rally in the seventh gave the birds two more runs but Stewart weakened again in the ninth. With two runs in and a man on base. Gray went to the mound. He allowed the fUst man to single but forced Horton, hitting for the pitcher, to dribble In front of the box for an easy out. Bespectacled Andy Bednar tried to make a come-back against the birds but four hits, a walk and an error in the first inning cost him four runs. With three runs across and a man on base in the second, Lefty John Glowers went to the hill. The ancient portsider allowed only two singles until the seventh when McNabb's singled, a home run by OILERS HELD TO 6-4 SCORE BY VOSS; Kliia WINS The Skelly Oilers, leading the Pampa playground ball league, had another close shave Friday night when Voss Cleaners Held them to a 6 to 4 score. The Oilers have been defeated once this season and lost two games through forfeits. Other teams brought fourth information that the Oilers were defeated three times last season instead of being undefeated as previously reported. Other league wins went to King Oil with'a 4 to 2 victory over Cities Service; Texas company with a 10 to 3 win from the Baptlst-s; Phillips 10 and Christians 1; Coltexo with a forfeit from the Methodists. The usual argument featured the Skelly-Voss Cleaners game. Umpir- Sluggers Hope To Compete in Softball Meet Backers of the Pampa Sluggers, girls' playground ball team, will make an effort to send the team to the regional tournament to be held in Wichita Palls on July 4, 5 and 6. The team winning the regional event will enter the State tournament in Austin. Contributions for the trip will be accepted in a drive which will »/r,,T<,,.,.,,t., !„ i „ ,. , • " be started tomorrow by team mem- McLarry s single cost him bers The S i uggers ls the outstanding ' m this sectl °»- Howard Buck - ingham is manager of the team with Jack Kretsinger its coach. The girls have been practicing daily for two weeks. On Friday night they played before more than 500 fans, in Canadian, winning their game, 21 to 9. NATIONAL LEAGUE Results Yesterday Cincinnati 6, Boston 7. Chicago 6, Brooklyn 4. St. Louis G. New York 7. Pittsburgh 6-1, Philadelphia 0-2. Standings Today Club— W. L. Pet. St. Louis 37 22 .627 Chicago 34 21 .618 Pittsburgh 34 24 .586 New York 31 26 .544 Cincinnati 29 29 .500 Boston 28 33 .459 Philadelphia 21 39 .350 Brooklyn 20 40 .333 Schedule Today Chicago at Brooklyn. St. Louis at New York. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia. Cincinnati at Boston. AMERICAN LEAGUE Results Yesterday Philadelphia 2, Chicago 1. Boston 5, St. Louis 7. New York 0, Detroit 5. Washington 1, Cleveland 2. Standings Today Club— W. L. Pet. New York 40 19 Boston 35 24 Cleveland 30 29 Washington 30 31 Detroit 30 31 Chicago 28 29 Philadelphia 21 36 St. Louis 19 36 .678 .593 .508 .492 .492 .491 .396 .345 Schedule Today New York at Detroit. Washington at Cleveland. Philadelphia at Chicago. Boston at St. Louis. ^_ HOLLYROOD WINS CHICAGO, June 20, i/P;— Holly- rood, Hal Price Headley's speedy brown colt, turned on the steam at the head of the stretch today to win the $15,000 added Chicago derby of three-fourths of a length over the mile and one. quarter distance at historic Hawthorne. Car- vola, owned by E. K. Bryson of Baltimore was second and Holl Image from the Superior stable, third. of runs. King-, a fast ball righthander, ended the game, holding the birds hitless. Bailey, Hale and Summers continued to wield a potent bat for the Road Runners. Bailey and Hale each contributed triples and singles and Summers came through with a double and single. Cox came out of a hitting slump to crash his fourth homer of the season over the left field fence. Enid's murderers row of Patton, Nell and Willingham was completely subdued. Patton and Willingham went hitless, Willingham fanning twice. Nell hit a pair of singles to bring his total for the six games played in the Panhandle to six. Stewart's curves were breaking crazily at the right time. He whiffed seven batters. Floyd Lisle had a field day behind the plate. He took three sky- riding fouls from the bats of Patton, Nell and Willingham, two of them in a row in the fifth. Best play of the night went to Gilchrist and Nell when the Enid shortstop made a sensational pickup of Hale's hot grounder and Nell pulled a wonderful recovery of the wide, low throw. It was announced, unofficially, at the game that Ted Pettigrew, scout for the Oklahoma City Indians, offered Al Summers, Road Runner second baseman, a fancy contract if he would join the Indians immediately. Summers would make no statement but close friends said that the favorite of Pampa fans would, remain with the Road Runners, To Play Plilllips On Wednesday night the . Road Runners will meet Phillips of. Le- Fors in a ladies' night game here; A woman will be : admitted free when accompanied by a male escort. On Friday night the birds will go to Amarlllo. for a game with: the Phillips Parrots, and on' Saturday night and Sunday afternoon the Road Runners •vqill play' return games in Duncan, Okla., with the Halliburton Cementers. The box-score: ; Road Runners AB B, H O A Bailey If 4 2 2,1 Sumemsr 2b ... 5 2 2 2 2 Seitz cf 3 2 1 2 Hale 3b 5 1 2 1 McNabb rf 4 2 1 2 Lisle c 3 0 Cox Ib 4 I McLarry ss 3 0 Stewart -p 3 0 Cox, Bates. Three-base hits—Bailey, Hale. Two base hits—Summers, Sloan 2. Sacrifice hit—Seitz. Stolen bases—McNabb 2, Bates, Gilchrist, Seitz. Double plays—Sloan to Glowers to Willingham, Gilchrist to -Ur~ ing difficulties aroso and a protest that Mayo. Skelly pitcher, was using an illegal delivery was entered. The game was not protested, however. Mayo and Hays divided mound work for Skelly with Ray behind the plate. Sheridan and Patrick hurled for Voss Cleaners with Morrison behind the bat. King Oil had to come from behind to defeat Cities Service. Poe hurled winning ball, with his teammates hitting In the clutches. Wagner caught, the game. Halbig and Word was the battery for Cities Service. Texas Company swamped tho Baptists, 10 to 3, with Stancil besting Glazobrook. The Christians got only one hit off J. Dewey and LaPrnde. Geppelt and Gravlee tried to stop the oilmen but were ineffective. R. Dewey was behind the plate for Phillip's with Cecil and Evnns receiving for the Christians. Only the- Methodists manager arrived for the game with Coltexo. » Americans Win Polo Cup Again LONDON. June 20, (If)— Slowed down by a spongy turf but clicking magically when it counted most, America's youthful "Big Pour" successfully defended the international polo cup today, winning the second and deciding match, 8 to 6, <5n the famous Hurlingham club field. Replying with two first period goals after Hesketh Hughes, England's sharpshooting No. 1 had electrified the crowd of 12,000 by scoring on a pass from Gerald Balding in the first 25 seconds of play, the Americans—Eric Pedley, Stewart Iglehart, Michael Phipps and Winson Guest—never were headed thereafter. The victory was the United States' tenth consecutive cup match triumph since 1914 and enabled the Americans to defend the trophy for ban to Nell. Struck out by Stewart | the four " successive time. 7, Glowers 2. Bases on balls—off Stewart 3, Bednar 2, Glowers 3. Hits off—Stewart, 13 In 9 2-3 innings, Gray, 1 In 1-3 inning, Bednar, 6 in 1 1-3 innings, Clowers, 5 hits in 5 innings, King, 0 in 1 2-3 innings. Winning pitcher—Stewart. Losing pitcher—Bedhar. Umpires—rHutton Jack Munger Wins Southern Amateur MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 20. (/P)— In a striking- display of competitive spirit, Jack Munger of Dallas, Tex., STRONG 66 CLUB WILL MAKE DEBUT IN PAMPA The newly organized Phillips ball club from LeFors will make its first appearance of the season In Pampa Wednesday night against the Paffl- pa-Danclger Road Runners. Game time will be 8:30 o'clock. Women of this section will be honored with free admission when accompanied by a male escort. Ad* mission for men will be 40 cents. Both the game and ladles night have been requested by fans of this area. Phillips, little known until last week, stepped into Amarlllo and, defeated the Phillips Parrots of that city, 2 to 1. This afternoon in Amarillo the two Phillips clubs will meet again. Six new players will make their initial appearance with the Phillips team. Two of them, are lefthanded mound artists named Dilbeck. Rex Dilbeck started the season with the Road Runners. His brother, H. Dilbeck, joined Phillips last month. Roy Winkler, who made such a hit with Phillips in the Jaycee tournament last season, is also with the team. Righthanders available for mound duly will be Haley and, Christian. Back; from last season will be Newsome, left field; Christian, right field; Pulliam, catcher and manager. Listed among the newcomers will be Fountain, shortstop, formerly in the Western league; Filbert, first base, from Nebraska State league; Bleu, second base, from Louisiana State league; Bork, catcher, a former star in the Nebraska State leaguei Manager Pulliam will send Winkler, curve ball artist, to the mound. He will be opposed by Sam Gray or George Bulla, unless Manager Sam Hale changes his mind. On Friday night the Road Riur- ners will go to Amarillo for a game; university student, won, the Southern Amateur golf championship today. To the acclaim of 1,000 perspiring spectators, the stockly-built Texan. led throughout the 36 hole finals match to defeat young Freddie Haas, Jr., of New Orleans, champion two years ago, by a margin of 3 and Ernest Manry was admitted to und Tate. Time of game—1:55. 22-year-old _ Southern Methodist Pampa-Jarratt 'hospital yesterday.. Gray p 0 0 1 10 1 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 E 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Totals 34 Eason- Oilers— Urban 2b 5 Patton rf ,... 5 Nell Ib 5 Willingham 3b .. 4 Sloan cf 4 Bates If 5 10 11 27 10 1 01311 00000 12900 0 3 443 1310 Gilchrist ss 30223 Woodruff- c 5 0 1 3 1 0 00020 00030 00000 0 0 0- Bednar p Clowers p 2 King p. . xRyba.' .. xxHorton 101 100000 Totals 42 7 14 24 13 3 x—Batted.for Gllohrist in 9th. xx—Batted: for King in 9th. Score by innings: Eason Oilers 012 000 202— 7 Road Runners 440 000 20x—10 Summaiy: Runs batted in—Summers, Hale 3, Lisle 2, Sloan 2, Seitz, Bates 5, Cox 2. Home runs—Sloan, 1983—PLYMOUTH 4 Door Sedan — This, car in extra good condition Mileage 81 thousand ____„„.,.. 1933—PONTTAC 2 Door Sedan—Built in. Six ! Wheels PAMPA MOTOR COMPANY Phone 365 !•• ffl/CCf TAL/< ^^r. 16TH fllNIUERSaRY SALE Men's Spring Suits SLASHED DOWN IN A PBTIFUL PRICE SLAUGHTER! This includes our former suits to $24.50, Each masterfully tailored and designed. The new sport backs and plain backs. 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