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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, PHOENIX, SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 12, 1921. "UGLIES" EVERYWHERE "Where did you go for your vaca tion r "Took a motor trip through the West." "How was the scenery?" "Oh, they've got about the same tobacco and patent medicine bill boards." Louisville Courler.Journal. "Say It With DIAMONDS" MACK GARDNER 45 North Central King of Diamonds - i ',: t I f GS SPEED iili' FOR FIRST T TRACK TH With a life longr grudge on the part of each to be satisfied. Tommy Milton, world's speed king by vir tue of traveling the fastest mile ever covered by human on earth, and Ralph DePalma, veteran of veteran auto racing pilots, supreme in his line before the advent of Milton, will meet for the first time in their ca reers on a dirt track at the Arizona state fair grounds this afternoon. For fifty miles the intrepid pilots will battle for supremacy, gold and glory. Close on their heels, and, possibly. In front of them, will be Omar Toft nd "Little Jimmy" Murphy, winner of he French Grand Prix last July. But the bitterness existing between DePalma and Milton will cause the fight between them to overshadow the death daring sprints made by any other pilot. Both may be beaten by either Murphy or Toft, but the real battle will be between the two speed demons who, for years, have dared each other to a meeting on a dirt track. Both have hooked up in mul titudinous board speedway races, but the one leveler of all claimants to skill and daring, the dirt track, has never been the scene of a duel be tween DePalma and Milton. Milton comes here at the insist ence of Barney Oldfield. his mentor In the speed game. It was Oldfield who taught Tommy the fine points of dirt course raiding. From the "Mas ter Driver" Milton got his early schooling in cutting the treacherous corners of the horse tracks. And Mil ton has beaten DePalma at every oth er angle of the sport He robbed the incomparable Ralph of his Florida Beach records, he garnered speedway records galore which formerly stood in the mngic name of DePalma, and he has. for the past three years, beaten DePalma in the A. A. A. per centage championship table. The Question on the tongue of every mo tor racing fan in the southwest to day is: "Can Milton beat DePalma at the dirt track game?" Remem ber, they have never met on such a WiLLM IME ON S AFTER Soon Speed Champion course, admitted to be the most gruel ling of all gasoline sports. "Oil the track,"" DePalma demand ed of George Purdy Bullard. "Give me all the dust in the world," replied Milton. "I can kick up the dust or eat it with equal grace." That is the way matters stood last night, with Secretary Shirley Christy of the state fair commission acting as ref eree of the argument. The track will either be oiled this morning or sprinkled with water. If there is a little dust it will be the spectators who will benefit, for the speed of the cars and the sliding and skidding is always more spectacular when a gob of dust is kicked up than when the oil makes the surface like a sheet of ice on a lake It is the action accentuated by this same dust " which makes dirt track racing far more exciting than on the million dollar board speedways where the boys car. drive a hundred miles an hour while eating a ham sand wich, sometning they cannot even attempt on hrse oval. This afternoon's program will con sist of two nerve tingling auto races, the piece de resistance being the 60 mile free for all, two sessions of auto polo that thrilling, dangerous game which is pronounced by even the danger calloused speed fans to be the mosteensational in existence; two motoi cycle races between the four greatest pilots of the two wheel motor vehicles in the world; and half a dozen record trials by DePalma, Milton, Hepburn and Davis. Starter Leon Jacobs will have a whale of a Job to crowd so many events into the two hours allotted to the program of rapid fire events. "Something doing every second" is the slogan adopted by George Purdy Bullard and Barney Oldfield. The A. A. A. sanction issued for the dar is No. 1274, the customary fee of $200 being donated by Chairman William Schimpf of New York to the pur chase of flower?, for the unknown soldier's services "fn Washington yes- f - tip "'o y : Ralph DePalma 1 ..'"fflWM()i. fa S i Y.V;w- s J q II r f II T Facts about today's big carnival of sports pro gram: Place: State Fair Grounds. ' , First event 2:30 P. M. I .Two big auto races one at SO miles. Contestants: Ralph De Palma, Tommy Milton, Jimmy Murphy, Omar Toft. "s Two big motorcycle races: Hepburn, Weishaar, Davis, and Artley, world's record holders. , Two periods of auto polo, world's most thrilling sport. Captain Ray Lampkin, world's champion, in action. (1 :TWl Tommy Milton and his Fontenae lal that he will drive against Iph De Palma this afternoon in the greatest track automobile race ever staged on ANY track. -Milton and De Palma have raced on the speedways for years, but they have never met on a dirt track be fore. Milton beat De Palma for the $30,000 Indianapolis Speedway championship Decoration Day and Oa Palma lowered Milton's dirt track record here Wednesday after noon. The rivalry existing between Milton and De Palma overshadows the entry of Jimmy Murphy and Omar Toft. Whether or not ither if the speed krnqs comes in first natters not beside the all import ant fact that Milton and De Palma will settle and old grudge with the fastest dirt track in the world as the arena in which they will battle for supremacy. " ( v : .i The peer of automobile racers who lowered Milton's dirt track record on the fair grounds track Wednesday afternoon and his famous car. De Palma will try to break every track record from one to 50 miles this aftendon driving his $25,000 8-in-a-row eylindered French Ballot the most costly speed wagon ever started in an automobile race. terday, Arizona thus doing its bit for the hero's memory. The sensation created by the auto polo game during Wednesday after noon was unexpected. Great things had been promised for the spectac ular game, but none of the 5,000 spectators present dreamed that so much riotous action could be crowd ed into the 40 minutes consumed by the two periods. That a player could break a leg and be removed from the grounds- by the ambulance with out detracting from the interest of the spectators, none of whom knew that such an accident really oc curred, illustrates how furious the game was. Capt. Ray Lampkin, for mer English polo player, who in vented the game with the assist ance of Sir Huffland Dorward, most generous oi all English sportsmen, was defeatec on Wednesday by Jim my Thomas' team, the Phoenix lad showing marvellous ability in pilot ing the polo cars in the tight pinches. Captain Lampkin graciously ac knowledged the defeat, but is deter mined to get a sharp revenge this afternoon. , Barney Oldfield announced last night that he will hang, up the fa mous Oldfield diamond medal, won by Milton in th" 100 mile race in Phoenix in October, 1920, in the ten mile automobile event this after noon. The medal is probably the most sought after ttphy in motor racing since the withdrawal of the Vanderbilt and Grand Prize cups. In the two motorcycle events, Ralph Hepburn, through his amaz ing performance of covering a world record mile in 44 seconds on Wednes day afternoon, rules favorite. Ray Artley, Ray Weishaar and Jimmy Davis are unwilling to concede the championship to Hepburn without a further struggle. They have been working day and night since Wed nesday to get their motors in such condition that they may eclipse to day the great record of Hepburn. The news of Hepburn's record was so startling that one news service of national importance asked yester day by wire if the reported time of 44 second was correct, or had an error in transmission been made. "I'll show them a little more speed on Saturday," declared Hepburn last night." Were it not for the great reputa tion of DePalma, Sarles, Murphy, Milton and Toft and their famous cars overshadowing the motorcycle riders, the performance of the two wheel boys would have created a sen sation in Phoenix. Phoenix received much national publicity in connection with the wired stories that appeared throughout the country on Thursday morning tell ing of the speed events on Wednes day afternoon. 1 "I guess trie whole of America will know that conditions in Phoenix are not bad if such stars as DePalma, Murphy, Sarles, Toft, Hepburn and the others whose names were men tioned are racing here for big purses," declared Secretary Shirley Christy of the fair commission last night. "The bringing of such a galaxy of stars here during Industrial week was a happy thought." o OH JOY!. WHO WOULDN'T? NEWPORT, Ky. Men, women and children the other day formed a steady procession on the Licking pike between Newport and the Louisville & Nashville yards at Wilder. Ky. They went to the "watermelon dump" of 21,000 melons from 14 freight cars. The melons were dumped by the railroads after the consignee, a firm of wholesale commission merchants at Cincinnati, refused to accept the shipment because the market is glut ted and some of the melons appeared to be in bad condition. Several thousand of the melons were "salvaged" and carried back to homes in northern Kentucky. The melons came from Georgia and the freight amounted to $1750. Louisville Courier-Journal. PROFIT AND LOSS First Tramp I'm sure hungry. How kin we git a bite to eat? Second Tramp I'll tell ya. Til give ye a black eyer First Tramp A black eye! What for? Second Tramp Sure, then you run and ask that old lady in that house over yonder for a piece of raw meat to put on it. o The English Channel between Dover and feet deep. Calais is not over 150 HUBERT YATES I CUSHION RAGE Hubert Yates, riding a B. & H Special, won the Cashlon to Phoenix bicycle race yesterday morning, with Sid Newman coming in second on an Indian bike. The course followed the Buckeye road to Cashion, north to Tolleson and back to Phoenix over the Yuma road, a distance of 32 miles. Yates made the race in one hour and seven minutes, the fastest time made in a valley road race to date. The riders started at the Landis Cyclery and finished at the same point. The riders finished in the follow ing order: 1 Hubert Yates, B. S. A. SpeciaL' 2 Sid Newman, Indian. S Ed Mclntoo, National B. S. A. 4 A. Lyall, Iver-Johnson. 5 Warren Stone, Iver-Johnson. v 6 Le Roy Thompson, Roamer Special. 7 Clarence Snell, National B. S. A. 8 Leon Yates, Indian. 9 M. Robbins, Roamer SpeciaL 10 Forest Woods, Iver-Johnson. ' Melvin Goodson lost a tire 5 files from Phoenix and Stanley Cronin was forced out of the race with broken rim. W eek End Men's Wear Special Corduroy Coats with mole skin reverse. 4,radte.... 3.oo Mackinaws the good old clother and the good old kind. Also CI 0 00 the O. D. plains at tUXV.UU Hunting Coats of almost every de scription. The best what am. Prices, $7.50 T0 $20.00 Overcoats, all wool, pending modes. Some Ragland COK Afl shoulders MO.UU isss ...:. $15.00 Luxite pure silk, of all sizes and colors ' u 220-thread cotton socks in white, tans and black, three flr pairs for t,uu K. : $6.go Herman officer army shoe, (?7 AO while they last v 1 uu Hart Schaffner & Marx, a special Ittiyf?!13. ,,..$35.00 l-vnsTnv-A 7" STATE FA IhUT 2:30 To 4:30. $1.00, Kids 50c Reserved Seats Until 1 P. M. at Eddie Doyle's YOUR LAST CHANCE TO WITNESS THE GREATEST SPORTS CARNIVAL EVER STAGED AN AFTERNOON FULL OF THRILLS SEE THE 1 FAMOUS DRIVERS IN EVENTS THAT WILL GO DOVN IN RACING HISTORY DON'T LET FOLKS TELL YOU HOW WONDERFUL IT WAS WIT- fnlA For ther ypreiTiaof remits W7 n-iinmfarni DE ?ALMA ' V-Tll Ill " . ' IIIIMlllfJ rlLiwEJl r ! -i w .... ---w J3 ... MILTON 1 ,-J MURPHY TOFT The only American winner of the i rcncn urana rnx. OISAR TOFT Who will drive his super-demon, the lightning fast French De Lage. n im iii'rfin 'li hiiiiWiii7niv'f 'T "'' - &'ifiiTt----?'f?.-t sj.--. .....,-f AUTO Chills, Thrills, Spills World's most dare-devil a '1.1- r . I m spun, wmi ivay E-ainp- POL O kin, the worlds cham pion in the game. The Greatest Day In Arizona's Auto Racing History Is Today WORLD'S MOTORCYCLE CHAMPIONS Miles In 44 Seconds HEPBURN WEISHAAR ARTLEY DAVIS In a series of contests unparalleled in Motor Racing Annals 111 in a ... A1 I?:2 im M$ ?