Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 24, 1936 · Page 3
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Pampa, Texas
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Wednesday, June 24, 1936
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WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 24, 1936. THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas PHILLIPS HOPES TO PROVE TONIGHT 66 CLUB IS IN ROAD RUNNERS' PHILLIPS POINTING TO GAME FOR LAST 3 WEEKS Softball League To Close Halt With Shelly Leading The Phillips baseball club from LcFors will have its big moment tonight at Road Runner park here when players cross bats with the Pampa-Danclger Road Runners for the first time. Game time will be 8:30 o'clock, with admission 40 cents for men and women admitted free if accompanied by a malo escort. For the last three weeks the Phillips boys have been pointing to a game with the birds. Fans started a ballyhoo to have the teams meet. There were insinuations that the Road Runners were afraid to take on the Phillips clan after they had defeated Amarillo-Phillips, 2 and 1. Manager Sam Hale and his birds decided differently and the game was matched Friday night, .lust before the Eason Oilers of Enid, Okla. fell before the Fampan.s. That victory made the Phillips gang look up and take notice. Long practice sessions were held Monday and yesterday by the Phillips nine. The infield and pitchers were worked hard and long. Manager Eddie Pulllam was undecided who his starting mound artist would be after he had sent his three left- handers and two righthanders thru a final limbering-up workout. Rex Dllbeck, former Road Runner left- hander, appeared to have the inside track, however. The crafty Road Runner manager was also silent about his hurling choice. Fans pick either Lee Daney or Sam Gray to be the starting pitcher, although it. was rumored about town this morning that a new hurler would appear in a Road Runner uniform, tonight and that he might be the pitcher. He is a big fellow, young, with plenty of speed and a high hard one. On Friday night, the Road Runners will be in Amarillo for a game with the Phillips Parrots of that city. The birds hold three victories over the Amarillo crew. Mrs. Chandler Wins Kound at Denver Tourney 3 Teams Tied up For? Second Place in Loop The Pampa Playground ball league will close its first half schedule Friday with Skelly Oil in first place. The Oilers have won 14 games and lost 3 while their nearest opponent has won 11 and lost 5 with two games yet to be played against Skelly's single encounter. After yesterday's games, three teams were in a tie for second place. King Oil and Coltexo appeared to have the edge over Texas company after the oilmen lost to Voss Cleaners. King and Coltexo postponed their game because of the death of a King employe. The winner of the postponed Klng-Coltexo game will take the inside track in the betting since Texas will have to play Skelly In the final tilt. Teams in first "and second places will play off for the first half championship before the. second r.alf of the schedule begins on July 7. Voss Cleaners, with Pnrtick hurl- ng great ball, defeated Texas com)any, 4 to 0. with Stancll on the nound for the losers. Phillips swamped Cities Service, 5 to 5, behind the great hurling jf Dewey. Campbell and Halbig vere unable to silence the Phillips >ats. Skelly Oil had to come from be- lind to defeat the Baptists, 13 to 7. The churchmen held a 7 to 6 lead going into the sixth inning. Twen- ier and Hays divided hurling assignments for Skelly with Glaze- jrook and Bennett on the mound 'or the churchmen. The Methodists forfeited to the Christians and the King Oll-Col- ,exo game was postponed. League standing including games played yesterday and with one more ;ame to be played by six teams and ;wo games by the others: Team— W. L. Pet. Skelly Oil 14 3 .824 Texas Co 11 5 .688 Joltexo 11 5 -688 King Oil 11 5 .688 Voss Cleaners 11 6 .647 Phillips 10 7 .588 Cities Service 7 10 .412 Baptists 4 13 .235 Christians 3 14 .176 Methodists 1 15 .063 Schedule for Friday Coltexo at Phillips. Christians at Cities Service. Methodists at Voss Cleaners. Baptists at King Oil. Texas at Skelly Oil. GIANTS CONFOUNDING EXPERTS AGAIN IN NATIONAL BASEBALL STANDINGS DENVER, June 24, (/P)—A 1'cllov golfer from below the Mason and Dixon line was the second to crosi Marion Miley's path today ns thi Lexington, Ky., girl pushed thi quest for her second successive wo men's trans-Mississippi title at th 1 Denver country club. Her second-round apponent wtis Mrs. Leon Solomon, Tennessee champion from Memphis. Miss Miley was forced to shoot no better than one over par in attempting a 7-and-C defeat on her first opponent, Mrs. J. L. Bailey of Emporia, Kas., yesterday. Miss Miley's foeman in last year's finals, Patty Berg of Minneapolis, eliminated Mrs. Channing Folsoii of Kansas City, 8 and 6. She faced Mrs. J. W. Phillips of Bartlesville, Okla., today. Mrs. Dan Chandler of Dallas, who tied with the 18-year old Minneapolis, girl from the medal Monday at 74 strokes, was paired for the second round with Shirley Ann Johnson of Chicago, who won the only extra- hole match yesterday. She nipped Ann Sue Kennedy of Columbia, Mo., on the 19th green. Mrs. Chandler, former Texas Champion, made Mrs. Ben Grimes of Denver her victim by a 7-and-6 count. MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS (Ily Tho Associate! Tress) NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting—S. Martin, Cardinals .370; Jordan, Bees .362. Runs—J. Martin, Cardinals 56; Vaughnn, Pirates, 51. Runs batted in—Medwick, Cardinals 65; Ott, Giants 58. Hits: Jordan, Bees 07; Medwick, Cardinals, and Moore, Giants 87. Doubles: Herman, Cubs 27; Medwick, Cardinals 21. ' Triples—Goodman, Reds 9; Camilli, Phillies 8. ' Home runs—Ott, Giants 12; J Moore and Klein, Phillies, Collins, 'Cardinals and Bergers, Bees, 9. Stolen bases—J. Martin, Cardinals 12; S. Martin, Cardinals 11. Pitching—J. Dean, Cardinals 132; Gumbert, Giants 6-2. AMERICAN~LEAGUE Batting: Gehrig, Yankees .396 Sullivan, Indians .379. Runs: Gehrig, Yankees 76; Gehringer, Tigers 61. Hits: Gehrig, Yankees 97; Geh- .ringer, Tigers 93. " Doubles: Gehringer, Tigers, anc Rolfe, Yankees 22. Triples: Gehringer, Tigers 9; Clift Browns 8. ' Home runs: Foxx, Red Sox 19 * Trosky, Indians 17. Stolen bases—Powell, Yankees IS -Werber, Red Sox and Piet, Whit Sox 11. v " Pitching—Pearson. Yankees 10-3 Qvove, Red Sox 10-3. Baer Stops His Clowning Long Enough to Win TYLER, June 24. (fP) — Maxie Baer, former heavyweight champion, punched George Brown of Houston to the floor for a technical knockout in the fourth round here last night. Baer, clowning all the way, put his 218 pounds behind three right smashes "in the fourth and Brown hit the floor each time. Brown's managers waved . the towel after the last slap-down. Brown weighed 198. Eddie O'Day of Chicago scored a fourth round technical knockout over Paul Wilson of Tulsa and Steve Padon fought a draw with lanlon Del Gato. By SID FEDER Asosciatcd Press Sports Writer Presenting a couple of A-No. 1, dyed-in-the-wool mysteries of the major league—the Cleveland Indians and Washington Senators— who so far this season have been doing a flop-flop in form without rhyme or reason. Your master-minding sleuth could make a full time job out of finding (1) what's keeping the Indians back and (2) what's holding the Senators up. The Tribe, with a batting order that gives opposing pitchers the Willies; a hurling staff that was among the more effective in the league last year and a complete set-up that, on paper, figures to be battling it out with the leaders. Yet, the Tribe is playing just .500 ball, and at the moment, is about ten games off the American league pace. On the other hand, the Senators, with only two regulars batting better than .300, the highest under 325, with pitchlnfg, which, except for Jimmy De Shong who was not with the club last year, is, if anything, less effective than it was for a sixth place team in 1935, and who generally weren't rated in the first division are up there on the trail of the second place Red Sox. The Indians took it on the chin again yesterday, 8-6, from the weakest collection of Athletics Connie Mack has put together in years, to drop out of third place. At the same time, the Senators were clubbing St. Louis pitching all over the lot, while De Shong chalked up his ninth victory, 10-5, to move the Washingtons into third place. The Red 'Sox, meantime, pulled up a game on the Yanks by. nosing out the Tigers, 7-6, while the White Sox were drubbing the New Yorkers, 13-4. While the Indians and Senators are confounding the experts in the American league, the New York Giants are doing the same in the National. Just about counted out of the race because of their recent apparent collapse, the Giants suddenly revived pitching and an equally sudden hitting spurt by old Travis Jackson made it two straight over the Pirates yesterday with a 3-2 decision. The Cards and Chicago Cubs, meantime, continued their merry chase at the top of the list, the former pulling out a tough 3-2 win over the Phillies, and the Cubs, paced by Frank Demaree's three-run homer, stopping the blustering Boston Bees 8-6. The Cincinnati Reds, behind some fine pitching by Wild Bill Hallahan, started the sinking Dodgers off on another losing streak with a 3-0 shutout. NATIONAL .LEAGUE Results Yesterday Chicago 8, Boston G. Cincinnati 3, Brooklyn 0. Pittsburgh 2, New York 3. St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 2. Standings Today Club— W. I* St. Louis 39 23 Chicago 36 23 New York 34 26 Pittsburgh 35 26 Cincinnati 31 30 Boston 30 34 Philadelphia 21 42 Brooklyn 21 43 Schedule Today Chicago at Boston. St. Louis at Philadelphia. Pittsburgh at New York. Cincinnati at Brooklyn. Pot .629 .610 .574 .547 .508 .469 .333 .328 Cats Win 8th of Last 9 As Shippers And Dallas Lose AMERICAN LEAGUE Results Yesterday Philadelphia 8, Cleveland 6. New York 4, Chicago 13. Boston 7, Detroit 6. Washington 10, St. Louis 5. Standuigs Today Club— W. L. Pet. New York 41 21 .Gfil Boston 37 26 .587 i Washington 32 31 .508 Detroit 32 32 .500 Cleveland 31 31 .500 Chicago 20 31 .483 Philadelphia 24 36 .400 St. Louis 20 38 .345 Schedule Today Boston at Detroit. New York at Chicago. Philadelphia at Cleveland. Washington at St. Louis. TEXAS LEAGUE Results Yesterday Houston 9, Oklahoma City 2. Galveston 3, Tulsa 4. Beaumont 3, Fort Worth 4. San Antonio 7-2, Dallas 8-1. Standings Today Club— W. L. Pet. Beaumont 39 27 .591 Dallas 43 30 .589 Oklahoma City 40 31 .563 Houston 36 29 .554 Tulsa 40 35 .533 Galveston 27 42 .391 San Antonio 25 39 .391 Fort Worth 26 43 .377 Schedule Today Houston at Oklahoma City. Beaumont at Fort Worth. Galveston at Tulsa. San Antonio at Dallas. CENTENNIAL GAME TO BE SPONSORED BY DALLAS NEWS DALLAS. June 24, W)—Forgive an unseasonable reminder, but balloting on those Ihree college- Jirofessional football games for early September starts July 1. . . Fans the nation over are urged to cast votdj for favorite college stars for games at Dallas, Chicago and New York. First of the three games is set for Soldiers field at Chicago Sept. 1, where Detroit's Lions, national pro champions, meet the Collegians Six days later, Chicago's Bears, dethroned "money" players, clash under the lights of Dallas' Cotton Bowl with the nation's top college stall's Three days laf«r the New York Giants play still tmothei college eleven at New York. Texas' game, sponsored by the Dallas News and Texas Centennia corporation, will feature big names of the southwest, middle-west am Pacific coast . . . Athletic directot Jimmy Steward of Southern Methodist, has inviled, and received af- flrmativp replies Irom 15 stars .... Many of Stanford's stars, Nev Year's day heros against Southern Methodist, have acepted. Dallas and New York are working hand-in-hand with the Chicago crowd, originators of the idea . . Some of the collegians will come here; others will go east . . . New York has agreed to a "hands-off policy on Southern stars . . . For the last time such stars as Bobby Wilson, Dnrrell Lester, John McCauley Bill Wallace and Jimmy Lawrcncr will shine. Votes may be mailed to the Chi cago Tribune sports editor—afte: July 1. ... Balloting on three coach es starts July 15. This and That: Art Weis, thi Texas League's 1935 batting cham plon, says he's had enough of base ball ... He stubbornly refused t report to San Antonio after a dea had been cooked up whereby th Missions would deliver a pitcher t Fort Worth in 1937 . . . The south paw slugger, hitting .300, said h wanted to go home—St. Louis . . Strangely, he is being replaced b Jerry Moore, a youngster who qui baseball himself a few weeks ag and returned to his Pampa horn from the Evangcline league . . . Harvy (Chink) Wallender of Texa and Alton Terry of Hardin-Sim mons, are Texas' two lone survivoi in the Olympic trials . . . Both will make the New York tryouts, Wai- At The End Of The Trail? Uing experts—those same individuals who are hiding under beds after predicting that Max Schmeling didn't have a Chinaman's chance to knock out Joe Louis- indicate that the Bomber's surprise defeat marked the end of his ring career. The above pic- ture, taken as Joe hung on the ropes after his knockout in the twelfth round, would influence such a belief. Bewilderment and resignation are written all over the Detroit Negro's heretofore impassive visage as he fumbles foggily for support. Texan Still in Tennis Tourney CHICAGO, June 24, (/Pi—Sixteen survivors in the singles competition faced severe tests today as the national intercollegiate tennis championships went into the fourth lender in the 200 meter clash and Terry in the jnvclin tons. round on Northwestern university's clay courts. Ernest Sutler of Tulane, top seeded star who yesterday disposed of Frederick C. Whitman of Princeton 6-1, 6-0, meets John Law of Stanford, while Vernon John of Southern CalUornia, regarded as a strong threat for the championship final, opposes Edgar Wcller of Texas, who eliminated the tenth seeded player, Norman Bickel of Chicago, 6-3, 6-2, in an upset. Read The News Want-Ads. Tulsa Defeats BticS With 9th Inning Scol'e (By The Associated tress) Today's games: San Antonio at Dallas. Beaumont at Fort Wotth. Galveston at Tulsa. , Houston at Oklahoma City. (All night games). The Beaumont shippers, league leaders, and the San Antonio ""Jll stons. In seventh place, found ttite I selves skating on pretty thin JC6 I today The Missions wefe but a hall game ahead of the Fort Worth da$&, who won eight of their, l&st nitre games, and Beaumont found ttie Dallas steers too close for Wrnfo'ft. | The spirited Jockeying for ppsitl I at both ends of the league iWn Jtngs was heightened in last night's 1 games. '•' " '" | Garms got hold of one of V 'Frasier's tosses and slamnted put a homer scoring two runs In "the third Inning to give the Alamo City club a 2 to 1 decision over ..tha i Steers In the nightcap of a doubje- header. Dallas won the first game 8 to 7. ••••"'. Beaumont profited from S*tl Antonio's victory In the second game, ; holding Its league lead despite toi- ing to Fort Worth 4 to. 8. Hie ICats demonstrated their new-fouhd ' strength, with a three-run tally in the seventh. Jack Jakuki, Galveston .fling and Max Thomas, on the mound,10r Tulsa, divided honors in a fine pitching duel—but Thomas sapped.iujrt one for a single in the ninth.'that scored the winning run for". T.uW&. The score was 4 to 3. ';• Houston clung tenaciously, to 1M fourth place rung after Jlrnticiy Lyons, youthful southpaw pitching his first game for the Buffs, mfttt- handled the Oklahoma City Indians, 9 to 12. ' '"' American Polo Team Troimpes Great Britain HURLINGHAM CLUB, LONDOK, June 24. (/P)—Using a revamped 1 Un«up, America's polo team trouhtied Great Britain, IS to 9, In the 'third and final game of the International series, the match was, in effeiet," £n exhibition, for America hft(J;Clinitt- cd the International trophy' by Winning the first two games 'of'the series. "-I ''/. "' TEXAS LEAGUE LEADERS (By The ABSOiiiaLm] I'rcsa) AB. H. BA. Mosolf, Dallas 295 103 .349 Peel, Fort Worth 222 77 .347 Watwood, Houston ... 224 76 .339 Martin, Houston 257 85 .331 Moser, Fort Worth ... 156 51 .327 Runs: Tauby (Dallas) 70, Stroner (Dallas) 61. Hits: Mosolf (Dallas) 103, Tauby (Dallas) 98. Doubles: Mosolf (Dallas) 27, Cul- lonbine (Beaumont) 26. Triples: Watwood (Houston) 3, Martin (Houston) 8. Home runs: Stroner (Dallas) 16, Howell (Tulsa) 12. Stolen bases: Tauby (Dallas) Brower (Oklahoma City) 17, Levey (Dallas) 15. Runs batted in: Howell (Tulsa) 68, Stroner (Dallas) 61. Innings pitched: Johnson (Fort Worth) 146, Baker (Dallas) 134. Strikeouts: Cole (Galveston) 80, Richmond (Galveston) Greer (Fort Worth) 69. Games won: Fullerton (Dallas) 10, Gill (Beaumont) 10, Baker (Dallas) and Cvengros (Houston) 8. YESTERDAY'S STARS Joe Cronin, Red Sox—His homer counted winning run in 7-6 defeat of Tigers. Wally Moses, Athletics—Hit homer with one on in 8-6 victory over Indians. Vernon Kennedy, White Sox— Sloped heavy-hitting Yankees with nine hits in 13-4 win. Pepper Martin, Cardinals—His two run double beat Phillies 3-2. Krank pemaree, Cubs—Hit homer with* tvro dn base in 8-6'win over Bees. Emery Captures Medal Honors in 'Trans' Tourney WICHITA, Kas., June 24. (If] — Fresh from winning the last golf title of his own state of Oklahoma, Walter Emery set his sights on larger game today and swung for Johnny Goodman's trans-Missis- sippi crown. Emery, who-' won the Oklahoma amateur trophy last week, stepped into today's opening round of the "trans" with medal honors, the results of his even par 72 yesterday. By tonight the field of 64 will be culled to 16, for second round matches this afternoon following Immediately after this morning's first round of 18 holes. Emery's first opponent today was Ted Adams, Kansas City. Goodman, the defending champion from Omaha, who shot 75, drew George Johnson of Wichita. In the upper bracket with Goodman were Gus Moreland, Peoria 111., a former trans-mississippi champion; Leland Hamman, Paris Tex.; Bob McCarty, Des Moines Jack Munger, Dallas, and Walter Blevins, Kansas City. For company in the lower bracket, Emery had O'Hara Watts, Harry Todd and Reynolds Smith, a) of Dallas, Grable Duvall Jr., Kansas City, Rodney Bliss Jr., Omaha and Johnny Dawson, Chicago. TOURNEY PROCEEDS CHICAGO, June 24, (IP)— Freddie Haas, Jr., of New Orleans, and Louisiana State university, the tournament medalist, opened another drive for the national intercolleg! ate golf title today against a Nohx Dame sharpshooter, Louis Fehltc Haas regained the final of the 193, tournament at the Congressiomj country club at Washington, D. C but bowed to Ed White of Texas 5 to 4. How long shoul be? Styles change . . . customs change. .. but good taste never changes. People \^ lieu..* ^ ^ « • * ^ v f * v whoknow and understand beer always prefer a dry flavor... a mild suggestion of tartness. It was true centuries ago. It is true today. Hence the preference for Budweiser. Long enough to reach from his body to the ground, said Lincoln. How big should a brewery be? Big enough to supply the demand, say we. How big should the demand be? . . . That's the public's say-so. Anyway, the public has said so often and so consistently, "Give me a bottle of Budweiser," that we had to build the largest brewery in the world to meet the demand, A hundred and ten buildings covering seventy city blocks I When you're in St. Louis, come and see us. Our guides will show you through. We know you like to buy Budweiser, but you may drink it here —on us Come and see Budiveiser brewed! Millions of people have visited this huge and efficient institution. Some of its individual departments are larger than most breweries. It can fill, seal and pasteurize 2,799,300 bottles a day. TASTES LIKE BUDWEIS SNHEUSER-BUSCH ST. LOUIS Order a carton for your home-NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED - Be prepared to entertain your guests.

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