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>■ Ss<! fei By Eddie Ash SAINTS ARE THE TEAM TO BEAT! • am GO ON TOBOGGAN AFTER STREAK 'jpWO weeks ago when the St. Paul Saints were monopoliz ing the headlines and coasting along on a 16-game win ning streak, the American Association experts and thousands of fans were shouting, “The Saints are the team to beat. They’re pennant bound and making a runaway of the race.” ... That was two weeks ag0.... Well, the Apostles lost their ninth straight yesterday. . . . They ARE the team to beat at the moment and are getting just that. Manager Gabby Street was a hale fellow given to loud laughs when the Saints were riding the crest. . . . His first year in the Association, Ole Sarge grew jovial and while acknowledging toasts of admirers, brought out that old saw about, “Where has' this league been all my life?” ... Then the law of averages stepped in and dumped the Apostles over board. ... From toasts to roasts for Pilot Street. a a a a a a ON Sunday a K. C. player walloped a home run with the bases loaded in the innth to help beat the Apostles and yesterday a homer by Chet Laabs of Milwaukee in the tenth knocked another link out of the St. Paul skid chain. * Another example of the queer twists baseball takes was the defeat of th New York Yankees yesterday, 10-7, by the badly battered Ath letics, and by a rookie pitcher, Lee Ross, on the day after the Yanks had overwhelmed the Mackrnen, 25-2. And our own Indians took a turn at coming from behind over In Columbus. . . . After losing a 3-to-0 lead they staged two counter attacks and finished out in front. . . . The Redskins have won seven out of the last nine. . . . The Killeferites have picked up a lot of ground the last 10 days and their June 1 homecoming may be a gala event. n u tt The Phillies are a shrewd outfit from a business angle. In Chuck Klein tiiey havo hack with them the player who put SI 10,000 in the club treasury. According to big league experts the Phils received $60,000 in cash when they sold Klein to the Cubs in 1924 and $50,000 in cash when they got him back the other day. They gave nip Curt Davis and lithan Allen in the recent deal, but Divis was landed in the draft and Allen was an inexpensive invest ment. a a a WHEN a plane crashed in Lou isiana last week, Harry P. Wil liams, wealthy sportsman and lum berman, died He was the discoverer of Mel famed outfielder and slugger with the New York Giants. Williams was a friend of the late John McGraw and Ott played on a team at Williams" lumber camp. The lumber magnate was impressed by the batting form of the 16-year-old lad. paid his fare to New York and sent a letter along advising McGraw to take a good look. Young Ott went on from there to gain the base ball heights. a a a Primo Camera plans to sail for bis home in Italy following his to morrow night’s bout with the hard hitting Leroy Haynes in Brooklyn. At least he’ll sail if he’s able to navi gate after the battle. He was knocked cold by Haynes in a previ ous meeting. STUART MARTIN, St. I ouis Card inal reserve infielder, played every position except pitcher and catcher when he was with Asheville last year. The lad helped defeat the Cubs yesterday by cracking a home run. He is filling in for the veteran Frankie Frisch at second base. a a a ANOTHER horse race of the cen tury is off. Bold Venture has been thrown out of training and won’t compete in the rich Belmont Stakes on June 6. This scrambles the 3-.vear-old situation. Brevity, Granville and other close rivals of Venture are entered and the larg est crowd in the history of Eastern tracks doubtless would have been on hand -had all started. A bowed ten don takes the Derby and Preakncss viinner out of racing until 1937. The 500-Mile Lineup QUALIFIERS TO DATE I Best Trial Qualifying 1 Driver Car Lap Average FIRST ROW Rex Mays Gilmore Special 121.065 119.644 Babe Stapp Piming Special 120.676 118.945 Chet Miller Boyle Products Special 118.437 117.675 SECOND ROW Doc MacKenzie Gilmore Speedway Special 117.632 116.961 Qeorge Connor Marks-Millcr Special 117.493 116.269 Herb Ardingcr Bowes Seal Fast Special 117.157 115.082 THIRD RdW Cliff Bergere Bowes Seal Fast Special 114.126 113.377 Louis Tomei Wheeler Special 111.663 111.078 Wilbur Shaw Gilmore Special 119.617 117.503 FOURTH ROW Shorty Cantlon Hamilton-Harris Special 117.493 116.912 Ted Horn Hartz Special 119.332 116.564 Fred Winnal Red Lion Special 117.249 116.221 FIFTH ROW Bill Cummings Boyle Products Special 118.126 115.939 George Barringer Shafer Special 113.450 112.700 Floyd Roberts Burd Piston Ring Special 114.705 112.403 SIXTH ROW Jimmie Snyder Belanger-Miller Special 114.416 111.291 A1 Miller Boyle Products Special 117.325 116.138 Chet Gardner Gardner Special 118.734 116.000 SEVENTH ROW Billy Winn Harry Miller Special 116.595 114.648 Frank Brisko Hlgin Piston Pin Special 115.031 114.213 Johnnie Seymour ‘Sullivan-O'Brien Special 114.679 113.169 EIGHTH ROW Prank McGurk Abels Auto Ford Special 114.752 113.102 lioc Williams Superior Trailer Special 114.548 112.837 Ralph Hepburn Art Rose Special 114.257 112.102 NINTH ROW Overton Snell Spell Bros., Special 110.906 109.561 Ray Pixley Fink Auto Special 117.724 116.703 Deacon Lita Litz Special 117.081 115.997 TENTH ROW Harry Mac Quinn Sampson Special 115.845 114.118 Roy Painter Am. Twist Drill Special 110.484 109.867 Pneumonia Claims Bloomington Star By Cnlicd Prrss BLOOMINGTON. Ind., May 26 Colin Thompson. 16-year-old Bloom ington High School swimming star who was regarded as an Olympic team prospect, died of pneumonia yesterday. In the national A. A. U. meet in Chicago last April. Thompson swam the 220-yard free style in 2:l7.4—al most three secohds faster than the national interscholastic record. Additional Sports on Pages 17, 18, 19 363 North Illinois 301 East Washington OPEN EVENINGS McClure Given No. 1 Ranking Local Table Tennis Expert Regains Top Position; Coulson High. By United Prenn CHICAGO, May 26.—Jimmy Mc- Clure, Indianapolis table tennis star whose outdoor court game was strong enough to win him a job with Bill Tilden’s tennis exhibition troupe, regained his No. 1 position today in the na tional rankings announced by the United States Ta ble Tennis Asso ciation. McClure re placed Abe Beren baum, New York, who was ranked above the Indian apolis youngster last year. Beren baum was dropped to second and Bud Blattner, St. Louis, who won McClure the world doubles title with Mc- Clure at Prague, advanced to the third spot. Included in the first 20 ranked were Richard G. Tindall, St. Louis; William R. Price, St. Louis; Louis Pagliaro, New York; George J. Hendry, St. Louis; Charles Schmidt, New York; Sam Silberman, New York; Herb Aronson, Chicago; Herman D. Leavitt, Chicago; James M. Jacobson, New Rochelle, N. Y.; Stanley Peitelson, New York; Ralph Muchow, Evanston, 111.; Abraham Krakauer, New York; John B. Abrahams, New York; Earl Coul son, Indianapolis; J. Edwin Woody, St. Louis: William G. Diller, St. Louis, and Jack Denninger, Glen Ellyn, 111. BALL STATE TRIUMPHS ON HANOVER ERRORS Times Special MUNCIE, Ind., May 26.—Stuckey, Hanover hurler, limited Ball State to three hits In a seven-inning game here yesterday, but his mates com mitted three errors in the final frame to give the Cardinals three unearned runs and a 5-to-4 victory dver the Hilltoppers. The game was played on an im provised diamond set up on the football field when rain flooded the regular field. Score: Hanover 001 003 0— 4 7 3 Ball State 110 000 3 5 3 6 Stuckey and otillhammer; Richardson and Thompson. AUTO LOANS and Refinancing 20 Months to Pay WOLF SUSSMAN, Inc. 239 W. WASH. ST. knintilibhed :t4 Yewr* Oppu**tr MatrHouLl-T719 .. Indianapolis Times Sports EIGHT CARS SEEK 4 REMAINING SPOTS Good Mounts Threaten Few Low Qualifiers 500-Mile Trials to Resume Tomorrow at Speed Oval Here. BY HARRISON MILLER It appears today that a few of the qualified cars may be pushed out of the picture at the Speedway with two more afternoons designate! as official qualification periods. Only four spaces remain op;n in the lineup, and at least eight good mounts are prepared to make an assault on the lowest record yet posted this year. Four more charg ers yesterday augmented the previ ous qualifiers, bringing the total to 29. The field is limited to 33 cars for the opening parade on Memorial Day. A heavy wind at Gasoline Alley kept the less-hardy drivers on the apron, but four attempted to pass the speed and gasoline requirements. Local Pilot Makes Grade Harry Mac Quinn, local speedster and midget car ace, was the first to appear before the technical commit tee. He qualified the Sampson Radio Special which Chet Gardner guided into seventh place in 1935. Mac- Quinn’s average time for the 25-mile excursion was 114.119. He carried Jimmie Chappell, local mechanic, as his riding mate. Others to qualify yesterday were Deacon Litz, Dußois, Pa., Deacon Litz Special, 115.997; Roy Painter, Detroit, American Twist Drill Spe cial, 109.867. and Ray Pixley, Fuller ton. Cal., Fink Auto Special, 116.703. The veteran Litz, who on his first attempt to qualify one week ago ran short of gasoline, gave his pit assist ants a scare when he stalled on the northeast curve after he had com pleted the 10 required laps. Turns Off Gas Litz turned off the gas as he re ceived the checkered flag and was not able to coast the remaining lap for the gasoline measurement. A battery was rushed to the scene and the car came back to the finish line on its own power. Litz had promised to hit 116 miles an hour on the nose in his second attempt. He missed it by .003 of a second. Roy Painter failed on his initial attempt, but made good on his second try. Painter, with Overton Snell, is on the border line. It is now believed that a speed of at least 110 miles an hour will be necessary to clinch a place in the starting field. Pixley, making his debut here this year in the Fink Auto Special, is well up in the list with a record of 116.703, which was the best perform ance posted yesterday. He is driv ing a combination of two outstand ing cars from the 1935 event. Uses Mays’ Old Motor The four-cylinder Miller motor which Rex Mays used to snag the pole last year is mounted on the frame which Floyd Roberts pushed into fourth place in the final stand ing. With many favorites and several other potential starters still* waiting for a chance to qualify. Speedway (Turn to Page 18) Large Crowd Sees Stadium Openers Nearly 800 Show -for Two Softball Tilts Here. Despite chilly breezes, nearly 800 persons attended dedication games of the new Indianapolis Softball Stadium at English-av and La Salle-st last night. A short ceremony preceded the two inaugural games of the Em-Roe Industrial League. Carl Callahan, organizer of the loop, introduced the operators of the stadium, who have made night softball possible for several city leagues. Wally Middlesworth, city recrea tion director, threw the first ball to C. E. Stoughtenburg, factory man ager of the U. S. Tire Cos., which de feated Prest-O-Lite in the initial game, 6 to 3. The tilt was featured by Shipp s home run. In the second contest. Crown Products nosed out Real Silk Hos iery, 3 to 2. Tonight, two more Industrial League games are scheduled, Schwitzer - Cummins tackling Eli Lily Cos. at 8. while Kingan & Cos. and Armour Packing mix at 9:15. Two Yanks Remain in British Amateur By United Press ST. ANDREWS, Scotland. May 26. —E. H. Prain. an unknown English golfer, eliminated Ellis Knowles of Rye, N. Y., leaving only two Ameri cans in the running for the British amateur title. Prain defeated Knowles one up on the twentieth hole in a second-round match. Other Americans stil in the tour nament are John Arthur Brown of Clementon, N. J„ and Theodore Bas set. Westchester. N. Y. Both played second-round matches today. Rl. 9381 TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1936 Old Master Guides Young Pilot a Jr 1 J|X & ' £\ y M '■■ Mt&- JJEK 4p|^|rß|? mifK*' / 1 x J||iM -y TJflr 1 .. - 1 Semi-Pro, Amateur Baseball Notes Indianapolis A. B. C.’s defeated the Lafayette Red Sox in an In diana-Ohio League game at Lafa yette, 6-3. Lefty Tye of the win ners held the Sox to five hits. Tay lor, Tye and Payne led the attack for the A. B. C.'s, the last named getting a home run with two run ners on base. Carmen Hill, on the mound for Lafayette, was touched for 12 hits. Ray Ryan, manager, has an nounced that the Eagles nine will hold a meeting at Eagles Hall to morrow at 7 p. m. All players are urged to attend and bring uni forms. Richmond Kautskys defeated Dayton Shroyers at Middletown, 0., in an Indiana-Ohio League tilt. 12-4. The winners collected 16 hits with Wattier and Ussatt leading the attack, the former with four blows and the latter with three. Next Sunday, at Muncie, the Kaut skys will clash with Indianapolis Sterling Beer nine in a league game. The Muncie Citizens of the 1.-O. League will be playing on the road next Sunday. University Heights team was rained out at Mt. Lawn Sunday. On next Sundav the Heightsmen will meet the Athletics at Bed ford. Falls City Black Caps were rained out in the sixth inning while trailing the Jamestown Cubs, 8 to 2. For games July 14 and 28. tvrite to Ray Highbaugh, 2625 North Oxford-st, Indianapolis, or call Cherry 1702-M. Fashion Cleaners players are requested to report for practice at Brookside dia mond No. 1 every Wednesday throughout the season at 4:30. The Cleaners were idle last Sundav. They will play the Sex son Coal team at Riverside No. 6 next Sunday. The Flashes of Connersville. members of the Hoosier-Buckeve League, have an open date Memorial Day and would like to arrange to book a game at Connersville. Write Charles Flint, 315 Eastern-av, Con xfersville, Ind. Davis A. C.s defeated Fort Harrison WPA nine. 5 to 0. Veterans of Foreign Wars bowed to Lebanon, 10 to 7, and next Sunday play at Noblesville. June 7 the Veterans play at Newcastle. State nines desiring games in July are asked to write to Bill Rider. 1542 Bellefontaine-st, Indianapolis. Wincel A. C.'s lost to Shinkle Trans fers of Anderson. 4 to 3. Mitchell paced the W'inchels at bat with three hits in four tries. Wincels are to travel to Mooresville next Sunday. For games, write t.i Harry Wincel 330 East Orange st. Indianapolis. FTankfort and Shelby ville notice. The fast Hosier A. C.’s downed the Hendricks nine at Bloomington. 5-3. The winners have open dates May 30-31. Write C .H. Sweeney. 942 Maple-st, Indianapolis. Sexson Coal team will practice Thursday at Garfield Park diamond No. 1 at 5 p. m. All players notice. BUY NEW GOODYEAR TIRES ON OUR Delaware and Walnut Sts. Road Service RI. 1436 2421 N. Meridian St. Road Service TA. 0303 TTARRY HARTZ, one of the greatest money winners of the 500-mile race classics, will drive this year’s event from the pits, but much of the master’s cunning will be behind the wheel of the Hartz Special which has been qualified by young Ted Horn of Glendale, Cal. Hart is shown in the reproduction as he took the wheel on a practice whirl around the track to acquaint his I ” jeFlr' , Smoke THREE/// It s a hop. skip and a jump to smoking pleasure K \ three, you get that—um-m-m—swell j | . to whether is perpetual. So you ought . ' of different tobaccos, different JR buy La Azora for the extra you | in . . . get started today—smoke I C sak,. M dgm La AZORA 5r mwm just say “la-zo-ra” C CICiAII Indianapolis Distributing Branch, 1616 N. 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By United Press LONDON, May 26.—Lord Astor’s Plastercast was scratched today from the English Derby which will be run tomorrow at Epsom Downs. - Astor’s Light blue silks will be carried over the punishing mile and a half course by Pay Up, recent winner of the two thousand Guineas Stakes. A field of about 20 is expected to start with the Aga Khan’s Taj Ak bar the favorite. The Indian Po tentate won last year with Bahram. Two more scratches were made later. Dorothy Paget’s Ormstead, a bay colt, and Lady Ludlow’s Star Comedian, both were withdrawn. William Woodward’s Flares, son of Gallant Fox and brother to Omaha, champion American 3-year old last year, was among the late scratches as was the Duke of Marl borough’s Monument. Fisher and Epstein Take Class C Lead Harold Fisher and Maurice Ep stein today topped the Class C dou bles standings of the city bowling tournament. Rolling on one of last night’s squads at Parkway Alleys the pair amassed an 1156 when Fisher totaled 595 and Epstein 516. No other changes were recorded during the session. Additional squads are to face the maples tonight, tomorrow night and Thursday night, when the curtain falls on the event. §FOR YOUR HEALTH SAKE SEE A DENTIST if you have decayed teeth you either swallow or absorb decayed matter or pus continually. This will surely be fol lowed by serious trouble. Give us a call for examination Located Here 23 Years Hours 8 A. M. to 6 P. M Sunday Morning THE PEOPLE’S DENTISTS Or. Clus. Owens 36 y, West Washington St. Association Rule on New Players Defied by Cards Owners of Columbus to Test May 15 Ban. By United Prent COLUMBUS. 0.. May 26 —The St. Louis Cardinals, the storm center of a bitter baseball war in the Amer ican Association in 1933, when they purportedly "loaded” their Columbus farm with players who received above the league’s salary limit, today defied openly a player rule when it was announced infielder Heinie Sehuble would be optioned here. The Association two years ago passed a rule prohibiting clubs in the league from receiving help from another team with the same owner ship after May 15. President Don Beach of the Red Birds said today Columbus was knowingly breaking the rule. “The rule was aimed at us and we regard it as discriminatory, We’ve observed it up to now, but have decided to see whether it can be enforced under baseball law.” George M. Trautman, who was president of the Columbus club when the rule was passed, is now head of the Association. Trautman declined today to say what the league’s stand would be. ”1 haven’t as yet received any of ficial notification Sehuble is to be here,” he said, “what course the league will take will be determined when he arrives and plays a game with Columbus.” Positive Relief For Itchy Skin Soothing Blue Star Ointment melts on the skin, sending tested medicines deeply into pores to kill common itch, tetter, rash, eczema, foot itch, ringworm, etc. Money back on first jar, if it fails to relieve. —Advertisement.