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TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 23, 1936. THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas PAGE OF LEFORS WILL INVADE ROAD RUNNER PARK TOMORROW NIGH? PUTS TO BE o- WQMEN tO BE ADMIT TED FREE TO GAME Phillips of LcFors, surprise baseball club of this section, worked out for two hours yesterday afternoon in preparation for their invasion of Pampa tomorrow night when they meet the Pampa-Dan- slgcr Road Runners at 8:30 o'clock. Only men will be charged admission, women being admitted free if accompanied by an escort. Admission for men will be 40 cents, the usual price. Bowers City, the four Phillip gasoline plants, pipe line depart ment, and production departmen will be vacated during the houiv of the game. It will be the first op portunity fans of this section have had to see the LeFors aggregation in action. They have played only two games, both in Amarlllo. They won the first encounter and had the second game in the sack until the seventh, when they blew up. Yesterday's practice featured infield play. The boys on the firing line were subject to a steady pounding, of hot grounders in front to tin left, and to the right. If one wai booted ,that player got three in t. row. Manager Eddie Pulllam sale he was determined to overcome the error complex which cost him a game in Amarlllo Sunday. Rex Dilbeck, who held Phillips of Amarillo to 2 hits in five innings Sunday, will probably be sent to mound tomorrow night. Dilbeck started the season with the Roac Runners and showed much promise He has a nice change of pace anc a tantalizing curve that appears to be breaking faster than it does. Roy Winkler, who has been unable to get started this season, is seconc choice. Manager Sam Hale of the Road Runners is undecided about his hurling selection. He has a game scheduled in Amarillo Friday night and games in Duncan, Okla., on Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. The chunker who will get the call Sunday afternoon will probably be the starter tomorrow night. Only Manager Hale knows who that will be, at thfc present time. Texas Company's Amarillo Team Beats King 5-3 Texas company's crack playground ball team from Amarillo w r ph an 11 inning thriller from King Oil Sunday afternoon on King diamond west of Pampa. The score was 5 to 3. T!WO errors in the eleventh allowed the Amarilloans to send scrqss the winning counters. For nine innings the teams battled on even terms. Foe of King, and Mitchell of Texas, were almost invincible. Wagner was behind the bat' for King with Shell receiving for the visitors. •'The game between Texas of Amarillo and Texas of Pampa was postponed because of the death of a Texas company employe Saturday. TEXAS LEAGUE LEADERS (liy The Associated Press) AB H BA Mpsolf, Dallas 286 99 .346 Wajiwood, Houston ... 224 76 .339 Peel, Fort Worth 218 Martin, Houston 253 Mpser, Fort Worth ... 153 'R(uns: Tauby (Dallas) 70, Stroner r .(Dallas) 59. Hits: Mosolf (Dallas) 99, Tauby (p'ajlas) 97. ; Doubles: Mosolf (Dallas) 26, Cul- lenpine (Beaumont) 25. Triples: Watwood (Houston) 9, Martin (Houston) 8. 'Home runs: Stroncr (Dallas) 16, Hpwell (Tulsa) 12. "{3,tolen bases: Tauby (Dallas), Blower (Oklahoma City) 17, Levey (Dallas) 15. "R,uns batted in—Howell (Tulsa) 68; jStroner (Dallas) 61. •'Jnnings pitched: Johnson (Port Wfcrth) 146, Baker (Dallas) 134. jstrlkeouts: Cole (Galveston) 80, H^cbmond (Galveston) 69. feames won: Fullerton (Dallas). GjUJf' (Beaumont) 10, Baker (Dallas) Cvengros (Houston) 9. 74 .339 84 .332 50 .327 Graber's Stock Takes Jump Bill Grnbcr, former Southern California pole vault world record holder, gave his slock considerable of a jump the other day when he did 14 feet 3 inches in a prc-Olympic trial meet in Whittier, Calif. Gra'bcr, out to win a place on the U. S. squad in the final 'trials at Randalls Island Stadium, New York, July 10-11, is shown vaulting over an avacado bush on his father's olive ranch near Ontario, Calif., where he now is working. •, SKEETERS THREATENS TO WIN -MiSSISSIPPI TOURNEY DALLAS, June 23, (/Pj—Up at Wichita, Kansas, today—jaws puffed by a man-sized quid—is William (Wild Bill) Skeeters, a Texas golfing flower growing wilder every hour . Please tag him as a definite threat for the trans-Mississippi title. He was tagged three months ago, jut only as a flash in the pan; a big, brawny reformed football player who played into luck on every >t .'. . Now he's a champion and ;he critics are rocking on their heels. Four years ago Skeeters, captain of Southern Methodist's football and basketball teams and an all-Southwest conference tackle, was graduated . . . One year later he put all of his 200 pounds into learning f. ... He announced ready for .ournament play last summer and ifted more than one eye-brow by ;oing to the quarter-finals of the Dallas city tourney . . . Luck, they called it, until this summer. It's recent history how he went out of the city in the semi-finals, one up in 19 holes to Reynolds Smith's three under par golf; lost n the semi-finals of the Corsicana nvitation and the finals of the itate amateur to Don Schumacher . . Meanwhile, he was dumping iiich names as O'Hara Watts (twice) W. B. Long, Jr., Berhard Schriever and David (Spec) Goldman. Last week, the quiet, tobacco- hewing giant wounded par by four trokes to take the medalist honors n the Bivercrest invitation . . . He avenged his defeats from Schunacher by plowing him under, 4 and , in the semi-finals and then went n to defeat Jonny Dawson, dapper ihicagoan, 2 and 1 in the finals . .He was only 18 strokes under iar for the tournament. For the benefit of those who umored Ed White, Walker cup play- r, was in danger of losing his egular spot on the cup team be- ause of inactivity on the links: he popular Bonham youth shat- ered the Colonial country club re- ord at Fort Worth Sunday with 35-33—68. ... He rolled eight liree's into the sparkling round. He was en route to the trans Mississippi. YESTERDAY'S STARS (Uy The Associated I'rcss) Bump Hadley, Yankees—his fine urling checked White Sox. Paul Derringer and Ival Goodman, Reds—Derringer held Dodgers to six hits, two in the first eight innings; Goodman drove in four runs with homer and triple. Travis Jackson, Giants—found Pittsburgh hurlers for two homers and drove in four runs. Jimmy Collins, Cardinals—led attack against Phillies, driving in five runs with two homers and a single. NATIONAL LEAGUE Results Yesterday Cincinnati 7, Brooklyn 2. Chicago 1, Boston 5. Pittsburgh 5, New York 11. St. Louis 8, Philadelphia 6. Standings Today Club— W. L. St. Louis 38 23 Chicago 35 23 Pittsburgh 35 25 New York 33 26 Cincinnati 30 0 Boston 30 33 Philadelphia 21 41 Brooklyn 21 42 Schedule Today Chicago at Boston. St. Louis at Philadelphia. Pittsburgh at New York. .Cincinnati at Brooklyn. AMERICAN LEAGUE Results Yesterday Boston 7, Detroit 8. Philadelphia 4, Cleveland 3. New York 9, Chicago 6. Washington at St. Louis, poned, rain. Standings Today Club— W. L. New York 41 20 Boston 36 2(i Detroit 32 31 Cleveland 31 30 Washington 31 31 Chicago 28 31 Philadelphia 23 36 St. Louis 20 37 Schedule Today Boston at Detroit. New York at Chicago. Philadelphia at Cleveland. Washington at St.'Louis. Pet. .623 .603 .583 .569 .500 .476 .339 .333 post- Pct. .672 .5 1 .508 .508 .500 .475 .390 .351 TEXAS STILL LEADS NATION WITH 67 HOLE-IN-ONE SHOTS YORK, June 22 (AP)— Inijfana, home of the Wabash and basketball players, bombarded the N£t|onal Hole-in-One club with afigs this week as membership soar- e$' ,to the 642 mark. 'tibosier golf enthusiasts, out to caJoh Texas, still leader in the iri^'-state race with a year's to- tfl jpf 67, took a new survey of aces nW[e by them during the year, aotijpd up some of those that had s.WBP.ed notice, and turned In a batch of' IJi to run' that istate's ioW tf 53'. "- " Indianapolis reported 11 of them to turn the inter-city race into a runaway with a surprising total of 30, or 12 more than its closest rival, San Diego. Over the entire nation, 57 new members were reported. The best performance of the week was made by Dick Cotton, Macon, Ga., professional, who scored his second ace of the season on the 277-yard first hole at the Macon municipal course. The new hole-in-one members in- clud,ed: ' Walter Benson, Sr., Austin, Tex., llth hole, Austin C. O. TEXAS LEAGUE Results Yesterday Houston 2, Oklahoma City 3. San Antonio 5, Dallas 9. Galveston 12, Tulsa 9. Beaumont 7, Fort Worth 8. Standings Today Club— W. L. Pet. Beaumont 39 26 .600 Dallas 42 29 .592 Oklahoma City 40 30 .571 Houston 35 29 .547 Tulsa 39 35 .527 San Antanio 24 38 .387 Galveston 27 41 .397 Fort Worth 25 43 .368 Schedule Today Houston at Oklahoma City. Beaumont at Fort Worth. Galveston at Tulsa. San Antonio at Dallas. BAER TO TYLER TYLER, June 23. (/P)— Maxie Baer, former world's heavyweight champion, steps into Texas for a six round bout here tonight against George Brown, a clouting Houston youngster. Buddy Baer, Maxie's younger brother, meets Eddie O'Day of Chiago in the semi-windup while Tom Beaupre, the Dallas butcher boy, is down for a six rounder against Manuel Luna, veteran San Antonio Mexican scrapper. Junior League Games To Be At Pampa, Borger, Hoover CARDINALS INCREASE LEAD AS CUBS LOSE By HUGH S. FULLERTON Associated Press Sports Writer The sports "experts," who have been wrong so often this year that they're developing a special technique in laughing off embarrassing predictions, are beginning to worry about their almost unanimous pre-season forecast that the Boston Bees would finish in the National league cellar. Following the lead of the Brooklyn Dodgers, who broke Chicago's 15-game winning streak Sunday, the Bees whipped the Cubs 5 to 1 yesterday to hang up their sixth victory in eight games. That loss applied the brakes more firmly to Chicago's rush toward the top as the Cardinals otitslugged the Phillies, 8-G, increasing their lead to 1 1-2 games. New York's Yankees likewise increased their lead, whipping the White Sox 9-6 while the Detroit Tigers edged out Boston's Red Sox 8-7 to regain fourth place in the American league standing. The Washington Senators, who had been tied with the Tigers, were rained out at St. Louis while Dusty Rhodes pitched the Athletics to a 4-3 victory over the third- place Cleveland Indians. The National League race tightened up even more when the New York Giants,' trying to come back from fourth place, put on one of their best slugging exhibitions to sink the Pittsburgh Pirates 11 to 5. Cincinnati's Reds maintained their slim fifth-place margin over Boston by trouncing the Dodgers 7 to 3. Rouged Rooters Raise Receipts In Cracker Tilts ATLANTA, June 23, (/P)—Women are whooping it up for baseball in Atlanta. Their attendance without charge at special "ladies' night" games is adding gusto and color to the game and hiking the gate receipts. The male fan is ready to admit that the woman at a bail game can out-yell him anytime. And the woman's cheering, 90 per cent of the time, the observer declares, is for the home team—no matter how poorly the boys may be performing. President Earl Mann of the Atlanta baseball club says the special ladies' night games are having much to do with exceptionally good gate receipts here. Last year the Crackers played at home before 330,000 paying fans for a new Class A attendance record. More than 70,000 women saw games free for a new Atlanta record in this line. Mann says he finds it a paying proposition to let the women into the park free because they usually bring along a paying escort. This year women are continuing to throng the park on their nights. More than 6,000 attended a recent game for a new single-game record here. O 300 Golfers in Qualifying for Wichita Tourney WICHITA, Kan., Juno 23. (/P)— Nearly 300 golfers had their eyes on Johnny Goodman's title today in the qualifying round of the men's Trans-Mississippi golf tournament. The cast of the 36th annual Trans event rivals that of the national amateur tournament in class. Headed by the defending champion, who also has the doubtful honor of being rated favorite, the entrants include the big guns of amateur golf from Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska. Sniping at Goodman's title are such performers as Walter Emery, Oklahoma City, Jack Munger, Dallas, Johnny Dawson, Chicago; Gus Moreland, Peoria, 111., Grable W. Duvall, Jr., Kansas City and a host of other sharpshooters. Goodman showed he was ready for the battle yesterday by snaring a 69, three under par, on his first tour of the long, windy course. -••> Sports Roundup NEW YORK, June 23, (/P)— Madison Square Garden will go into ;he courts, if necessary, to prevent James J. Braddock fighting Max Schmeling for Mike Jacobs . . . They nay as well line up their lawyers 'or the contracts are as good as signed (if they aren't already) . . . Your agent is being razzed unmercifully by fans in all parts of the country for going out on the limb on Louis . . . Well, we had it com- ng . . . The line forms at the right, boys. Looks like old Jack Johnson had ;he right dope on the Brown Bomber, doesn't it? ... Trouble was, no- jody believed him but Max Schmel- ng . . . Joe Di Maggio disobeyed orders in one of the Detroit games by hitting the ball when he had the bunt sign . . . Tip: don't sell 3111 Bonthron short when the bat,le starts for places on the Olympic -earns . . . Along Broadway they're calling Braddock and Schmeling the 'Comeback Boys." . . . Prof. Casey Stengel and his Dodgers are taking jows for stopping the Cubs. The loss of Hank Greenberg crip- )led the Tigers offensively, but not n the field . . . Jack Burns is com- ng up with balls Hank never would have reached. FISHERMEN: Spend 1 Your Vacation at the THOMAS RANCH Antonito, Colorado On the Conejos River Fly fishing season now on! Big roomy cabins, electric, ally lighted. Tub and shower baths. Saddle horses and Competent Guides for the more remote fishing. Meals available, lunches put up. For further information write or wire FRANK E. THOMAS, Antonito, Colorado. Freddie Tauby Is Choice for Center Fielder DALLAS, June 23, (/P)—Popular Freddie Tauby, Dallas Steer center j fielder, apparently is the people's 'choice for the northern division team in the Texas league all-star game to be played here July 25. Far in front of his other three rivals not only in votes but in batting, runs, stolen bases, chances accepted and assists, Tauby is almost certain to land the center field job. He has Patchett of Tulsa, Shelley of Fort Worth and Myers of Oklahoma City, to overcome. Choice in the south should be a bit more difficult duo to the brilliant all-round play of Herschel Martin, Houston, and Cullenbine, Beaumont sensation. Not to be forgotten is Toney Governor, Galveston's colorful little gardner. Garms of San Antonio, a good hitter; the injured Mel Mazzera of San Antonio and Epps of Houston, are other candidates. Trend of the voting, however, shows Martin out in front with Cullenbine leading in ballots for the utility outfielder's position. Kingsmill Beats Laketon in 10th Kingsmill and Laketon battled 10 innings Sunday afternoon before Kingsmill scored enough runs to win, 8 to 7. That score has been a jinx to Laketon this season, the Wheat Growers having lost three games by 8 to 7 scores. Losses were to the Pampa Bams, Sunoco Sluggers and Kingsmill. Cody won the game for Kingsmill when he hit a screaming double down the third base line to score Morgan, who had singled, and Crocker who had gotten a lift on an error, in the tenth. Laketon tied the Peewees and Little Road Runners to Clash Again The Junior baseball league schedule for this week will send LcFors to Hoover, the Magnolia Peewees to Road Runner park and Phillips 66 to Borger. All the games probably will be played next Sunday, although according to league rules they may be played any time during the week. The schedule for the following week which ends July 5, will pit the Borger Christians against Mc's Pirates at LeFors, Hoover against the Peewees at Magnolia park and Phillips against the Little Road Runners at Road Runner park. A doubleheader will be played at Road Runner park Sunday afternoon with the Little Road Runners playing the double-duty role. The opposition will be the Peewees and a team of boys from Whittenburg. The Danciger lads were scheduled to play on the Magnolia diamond but Coach Roy Marshall agreed to play the game at the birds' park where the feathered covey has thumped the Peewees twice this season. The Borgans whipped the Peewees two Sundays ago on the Mag diamond on a day when the Peewees were badly disorganized and when both of their pitchers were absent. Last night the Peewees gathered in a meeting and elected Amos Reed, pitcher, captain, and Claude Heiskell, co-captain. The boys decided to practice between 9 and 11 o'clock each morning, and the captain was named assistant coach in order to comply with league rules. The Hoover team made a creditable showing at Borger Sunday, E. W. Hogan reported. The Christians failed to score after the sixth inning when E. W. Hogan, Jr., replaced Maddox. Harold Lewis scored on Hogan's blngle early in the game, and made another run when E. W. Hogan knocked a home run late in the game, it was said. It is predicted that Borger will find Phillips a tough bone to chew. The 66 team has led the league in improvement, and last Sunday they might have walloped the Peewees if they had not cracked in the seventh inning when they were leading 3 to 2. The final score was 11 to 6. The Peewees crushed Phillips by something like 20 runs the previous time they played. The second half of the season started Sunday, and computing of standings will begin with that date. Standings up to last Sunday will be thrown in the waste paper basket, and new percentages begun. It is highly probable that the three leading teams will engage in a play-off for the championship at the end of the season. So, today the teams that are undefeated are the Little Road Runners, Borger and the Peewees which won last Sunday. One loss will be chalked up against the other three teams. The Little Road Runners are likely to have a rougher road to victory than they had the last half. With the coming of hot weather, also came a burning ambition of the other teams to humble the undefeated club. Scores have become noticeably closer. Intense practice among the clubs would undoubtedly result in a close race during July. A bronze statue bust of John Nance Garner, first Texan to become vice-president, was unveiled during an impressive ceremony at tiie Texas Centennial Exposition. score in the ninth and went into a lead in the first, half of the tenth. Morgan and Bones divided hurling duties for Kingsmill with Duncan behind the plate. "Silent Alf" West went the distance for Laketon with Barnes his battery mate. GO WEST it costs LESS! Round-Trip To LOS ANGELES and SAN DIEGO SLIGHTLY HIGHER TO SAN FRANCISCO Tickets on Sale July 11-18-25 — Aug. 8-15-22 Tickets Limited 21 Days Similar Low Fares From Other Points Half Fare for Children Ask Your Santa Fe Ticket Agent about low round-trip summer tourist fares to California and various other destinations. Air-Conditioned Equipment For Details Call— O. T. flUENDKIX Agent, Pampa, Tex. Or Write— T. B. GALLAHER, General Passenger Agent, Amarillo, Texas Jolly Ten Will Practice Before Playing Sluggers The Jolly Ten playground ball team, made up of women from the Sun, Gulf and Wilcox camps south of Pampa, has called off Its game with the Pampa. Sluggers, scheduled for Thursday evening. The team wants to practice more before taking the field. Pampa's slugging girls are still working out every afternoon in the hope of making the regional tournament in Wichita Palls on July 4, 5. and 6. They need two more pitchers and a couple of substitutes. Any girl desiring to try out with the team is asked to call De Aun Heiskell at 1089. MAJOR LEAGUE (Uy Tho Associated I'rcsa) NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting—S. Martin. Cardinals .371; Jordan, Bees, and J. Moore, Phillies .382. Runs—J. Martin, Cardinals 56; Vaughan, Pirates, 51. Runs baited in—Medwick, Cardinals 65; Ott, Giants 58. Hits—Jordan, Bees 96; Moore, Giants 87. Doubles—Herman, Cubs, 21; Medwick, Cardinals 21. Triples—Goodman, Reds 9; Camilli, Phillies 8. Home runs—otl, Giants 12; J. Moore and Klein, Phillies, Collins, Cardinals and Bergers, Bees, 9. Stolen bases—J. Martin, Cardinals 11; S. Martin, Cardinals 10. Pitching—J. Dean, Cardinals 132; Warneke, Cubs 8-3. AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting—Gehrig, Yankees, .392; Sullivan, Indians, .380. Runs—Cehrlg, Yankees 75; Gehringer, Tigers 61. Runs batted in—Foxx, Red Sox 62; Goslin, Tigers 61. Hits—Gehrig, Yankees 94; Geh- ringcr, Tigers 93. Doubles—Gehringer, Tigers 9; Clift, Browns 8. Home Runs—Foxx, Red Sox 18; Gehrig, Yankees, and Trosky, Indians 16. Stolen bases—Powell, Yankees 12, Werber, Red Sox and Piet, White Sox 11. Pitching—Pearson, Yankees 10-3; Grove, Red Sox 9-3. BEAUMONT BEATEN BV FORT WORTH 8 TO 7 Today's games: San Antonio at Dallas (2 games, night). Beaumont at Fort Worth (night). >.: Galveston at Tulsa (night). Houston at Oklahoma City (night). On the performances of the Texas league's oft-cuffed cellar teams, Sat! Antonio and Fort Worth, depended 1 Dallas' supreme effort tonight to regain its lost league leadership- and" Beaumont's determination to hoia : its own at the head of the paradfe.< Dallas has its big chance itt ft doubleheader with the Alamo City teams, which has fastened itself 6n\ seventh place, and can regain the lead If Beaumont succumbs to Fort Worth. Beaumont weakened its position last night by taking a beating froltt Fort Worth, 8 to 7, after Charley English parked one over the fenc*' in the ninth to bring in two run* and victory. • . San Antonio took a sound cuffing from the Steers, 9 to 5, who showed signs of bringing their booming bat* out of cold storage. Jim Stroner,'third baseman, homered, and 1 Jimmy Levey, shortstop and lead&tf man who came from Tulsa yesterday, led the Steer offensive. . Galveston blasted in six rung in the seventh inning of their gams with Tulsa and won, 12 to 9, after- Jack Jakucki, Galveston flingfer, was shelled from the box in the' first inning. • v ' Houston's Buffaloes dropped ft close one, 3 to 2 to Oklahom* City. • :.:••'i. WOMAN SCORES 80 DALLAS, June 23, (£>)—Mrs E. P. Hemphill of San Antonio gave! her competitors something to shoot at as match play started today in the 1 Texas Woman's Municipal Golf as-" sociation tournament. 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