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Longhorn-Razorback Cage Duel Again Imminent
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CLASH FRIDAY
SETTLES ISSUE
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Bear*, Owl*, Frog* Triple
Holder* of Quint
Cellar
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By GAYLE TALBOT, Jr..
(Associated Press Sports Writer)
Dallas. Jan. 13—lAV-'Texas Uni
versity and Arkansas, whose teams
fought It out for the 1929 South
west conference basketball crown,
will renew court relations this week
end at Fayetteville, and there is an
even chance 1930 laurels will be at
stake.
The champion Razorbacks, vic
torious over the Texas Christian
Horned Frogs in their opening ser
ies. and the Longhorns, tied with
the four-time leaders by virtue of
triumphs over Rice and Baylor in
their opening tussles last week,
clash Friday and Saturday.
Beat Porkers
Last year Texas was the only
team to defeat the Porkers, down
ing the Ozark giants In one of two
games at Austin, only to lose a
Get poisons out
of system. . . .
Doctors know that
this modern scientific laxative
works efficiently in smaller
;’c3€8 because you chew it.
Safe and mild for old and young.
Feenamint
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Hack Wants Art
In the Worst Way
CHICAGO. Jan. 13—<>P>—His
pride nudged by some remarks
nade by Charles Arthur (The
Great) Shires, and his imagina- |
tion troubled by things promoter
Jim Mullen keeps saying about
$15,000 for a fight, again have
aroused Lewis (Hack) Wilson.
The Dempsey of the dugouts
has made his reply to Shires'
assertion at Boston last Friday
night that “I didn’t want Sphor
er. I wanted Wilson.’’
‘‘I want Shires just twice as
bad as he wants me.” Wilson
said in breaking his long silence
at his home at Martinsburg. W.
Va.
Added to what he considered
a belittling remark by Shires.
Wilson has had another offer
from promoter Mullen, asking
him to meet Shires at White
City arena—for $15,000.
chance at the championship by
falling victim to Southern Method
ist.
An invasion of north Texas by !
the Rice Owls will be the only
counter attraction. The feathered
ones, trounced * /th by Texas and
Southern Methodist last week, will
try a comeback. They tackle S. M.
U. Friday night at Dallas and take
on Texas Christian Saturday night
at Fort Worth. Baylor and the Ag
gies are not scheduled.
Match Even
Games last week would Indicate
the conference field Is tightly
matched. Arkansas was given a
hard battle by the Froc\ winning.
22 to 18 after the Christians came
near overtaking a 13 to 5 disad
vantage at the half.
Texas had at ose brush with Bay
lor before winning its second start
The Bruins tied the count just be
fore the end of the regular playing
period, and the Lonsrhorns were
forced to two extra sessions to win,
35 to 32
S. M. U. Splits Even
Southern Methodist broke even
in its invasion of the lower end of
the conference, losing to the Aggies
Friday night but coming back to
nudge out Rice, 41 to 40, latt night
at Houston
T: c Standing:
W L Pet.
Arkansas .2 0 1 000
Texas .2 0 1 000
Texas A A: M.1 0 1 000 !
S M. U.1 1 .500
Baylor .0 1 000
Rice .0 2 .000
T. C. U.0 2 .000
MANY UNIONS
MEXICO CITV, Jan 13—At the
beginning of 1930 there were 2 235
employers’ unions and 2.921 labor
unions in Mexico.
FONSECA TOPS
LEAGUE HITTERS
%_
Detroit Wins Team Batting
Championship With
.299 Average
CHICAGO Jan. 13—<X\-Lew Fon
seca. whose major league baseball
career apparently was over when
he was shipped to the minors by the
Philadelphia nationals four years
ago, was the leading batsman of the
American league last season.
Fonseca, playing first base for the
Cleveland Indians, won the league
batting title with the lowest averag*
since Ty Cobb’s 1914 championship
mark. Fonseca batted 556 times in
148 games, hitting safely 209 times
for an everage of .369.
A1 Runner-up
A1 Simmons, outfielder of the
world champion Philadelphia at
hletics, was runner-up to Fonseca,
with an average of .365. and Henry
Manush, St. Louis Brown outfielder,
was third with .355.
Others in the leading ten were
Jimmy Foxx, Philadelphia, .354;
Tony Lazzeri. New York, 354; Bob
Pother gill, Detroit, .350; Earl Combs, j
New York, .345; Babe Ruth, New
York, .345; Harry Heilmann, De
troit, .344; and Dale Alexander. De
troit. .343.
Detroit Leads
The team batting championship
was won by Detroit, with a mark ot
.299. The Tiger’s average was three
points better than that of the ath
letics who finished second.
Charlie Gehringer, Detroit second
basrman, was the busiest batsma:.
in the league. He rated eleventh in
tlie list with a mark of .339; played
in the most games—155; led In j
stolen bases w ith 27; scored 131 runs ,
for another title, and gained two
ties. He tied with his teammate.
Alexander, for the most lilts, each
collecting 215, and with another
teammate, Roy Johnson, and Man
ush led in two base hits with 45. He
also batted in 106 runs.
Babe Ruth drove out 46 home
runs to retain his title, while Joe
Sewell of Cleveland, led in sacrifice.,
w ith 41.
Young Guard Controls
WASHINGTON. Jan. 13—. 1* T i
Control of the senate republican ,
organization by the "Young Guard" !
and western Independents as!
against the old guard regulars was ,
claimed today as the ; . organized
party machinery was formally ap
proved. I
BABE WANTS $85,000 SALARY
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Associated Press Photo
r. n *COb Ruppe? fr*flht>, president of the New York Yankees, and
Ed Barrow, secretary, barked an emphatic “no’* when Babe Pvth. the
ofU$1°5 oboemanded * threeyear contract at $€5,000 annually, a raise
50 GOLFERS IN
THIRD ROUND
LOS ANGELES Jan 13--t/p— Hall
a hundred select wanderers of the
national fairways today put behind
them two distressing rounds of golf
over the rain-soaked, wind-swept
Riviera course, and prepared to con
tinue play in the Los Angeles $10 -
000 open tournament, cheered by the
prospect of a clear day.
A young professional from Colum
bia. Ohio, Denny Shute, who yes
terday conquered the treacherous
course and the rioting elements to
shoot a 74. three over par. headed
this array rf r. h a sea
of 147. This gave a two-stroke ad
vantage over his nearest rival. Hor
ton Smith of the Missouri Ozarks.
Among the discards—the eighty
who failed to .‘hoot 139 or better—
were some of the country's golfing
elite, including the veteran cam-1
paigner. Walter Hagen. The “Haig'i
yesterday picked up his ball at the!
end of the eighth hoic^and announ
ced he “had enough.-’
Caught when the sto:m was at itc
peak, the British open champion
took 40 strokes on the first 8 holes.)
after shooting an 81 in Friday &
I opening round.
Hagen was not alone. Fourteen
' others gave up in despair. Chiei
among these were Henry' Cuicu. one
of New England's leading pros;
Craig Wood; winner of the Hawai
ian open: A1 Watrous, Detroit pro;
Johnny Dawson, high ranking ama
teur fi r m Chicago, and Joe Tumesa
the Ryder cup team |
I
Dempsey Follows Rickard
In Choosing
Boxer*
NEW YORK, Jan. 13—<#>—So
far as Jack Dempsey is concerned,
the heavyweight champion of the
world is Jack Sharkey of Boston.
Ranking the boxers in each divi
sion for the ring, fistic magazine,
the Manassa mauler placed Sharkey
at the top of the heap and termed
him the * accredited world's heavy
weight champion.’’
Max Seccnd
Back of the Boston sailor Dem
psey ranked Max Schmeiing of
Germany; Tuffy Griffiths of Sioux
City. Ia. and Phil Scott of Eng
land. Then he grouped seven men
—Tommy Loughran. Otto Von
Porat, George Godfrey. Johnny
Rlsko, Victorio Campolo. Young
Stribling and Paulino Uzcudun.
The rankings were made before
Paulino’s victory over Von Porat
in the Madison Square Garden Fri
day night.
Of his own plans. Dempsey fais
little that was definite. He believed
Sharkey was good enough to repel
all attempts to take the heavy
weight title out of this country, but
hinted that if the sailor failed, he
(Dempsey* might try a come-back
“I still feel,” said Jack, "that even
with my long absence from ring
competition. I could give a good
account of myself with any of the
present crop of heavyweights. On
the fa if# of things, however, I feel
I aqi done as an active participant."
Follows Rickard
Dempsey’s rankings succeeded
those made for the ring for several
years by the late Tev Rickard.
Here's the way Dempsey ranked
the leaders;
Light heavyweight— Maxey Ros
enbloom. Jimmy Slattery. Lou
Scozza. Leo Lomski.
Middlewelghts— Mickey Walker.
Dave Shade, Rene Devos, Ace Hud
kins.
Welterweights—Jackie Fields and
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ihi# soothing, safe ointment that fre
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Jimmy Me Larnin.
Lightweights— Sammy Mandell
and Tony Canzi erl.
Featherweights —Kkl Chocolate,
Earl Mastro and Bat Battallno.
Bantamweights—A1 Brown and
Bushy Graham. •
Flyweights- Black Bill ar.d Mid
get Wolgast.
Race Segregation
Rehearing Denied
AUSTIN. Jan. 11—Supreme court
Wednesday upheld final ruling of
lower courts that cities, are power
less to enforce race segregation or
dinances. It denied rehearing to
the cit; of Dallas <n s p.o; ceding
against Liberty Annex corporation,
owner of a negro subdivision The
ordinance was held contrary to the ,
“due process of law" clause of th#|
federal constitution.
West Texas Chamber
Financially Sound
PORT WORTH Jan. 13—<*»>—
Sound financial cor., ons of the
West Texas Chamber of Commerce
and Installation of an efficient
system of records of the adi. i
stration of its funds were shown
in the report c' C. F Coombes of
Si ford, treasurer of the or -n
lzation. to the executive committee
of the board of directors here Sat*
urday.
Iir LD i -IIPMENT8
MEXICO CITY. Jan. 13—Truck
farmers of the state of Sonora at
a recent meeting voted to suspend
exportation of vegetab'e^ » the
United States until the market Is
strengihe-'d.
SALE
—OF—
Shirt and Ties t
Continues Until Thursday
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We’re continuing this
unusual sale of shirts
and ties for the benefit
of those who did not
have an opportunity to
make thei rselections
during our famous 9
Day Clearance. White
English Broadcloth
shirts at $1.45, and oth
er shirt values in pro
portion.
America’s
most Beau
tiful $1 Ties
now only
... in a magician its
... in a cigarette its
- TASTE/
It takes more than cleverness to make
t good cigarette. Taste is either there,
or it isn’t; deception plays no part.
We put taste first, in making Chester
field. Tobaccos are chosen and blended
for mildness, for ’aroma, for tobacco
flavor; taste is always what counts.
And Chesterfield’s huge popularity
seems to prove that the same thing
counts with smokers as with us —
" TASTE above everything ~
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yet THFY SATISFY
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