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Iceland and Bracey Are Feature of Drake Relays
'OLAN ENTERS
CENTURY ALSO
i
ustanding Performers Of
U. S. Will Be
On Hand
DES MOINES, April 25 — AT—An
tler “battle of the century'’ and
lOtesale record breaking was
B today as 2,500 mldwcstem
:hwestern track and field
raded Des Moines for the
ilay games.
Lftemoon the college and
y stars faced preliminaries,
t has centered around the
: the centurywhich will
ng together Cy Lelantl and
lude Bracey. Texans whose rival
in the 100-yard dash has created
isational races in the southwest s
rly spring meets. They will find
xnidable opposition from Eddie
Sian, Michigan negro ace. and
sier, of Iowa State.
Preliminaries in the field events
;re to bring Tom Wame, of
>rthwestern, against a strong field
i competitors who hoped to end
i dominance in the pole vault
varra went 13 feet 9 3-4 inches in
he Kansas relays.
I The high Jump has Bert Nelson
and Ted Shaw of Wiscon
n 99 the leading lights. Either can
o six feet, six Inches. Prominent
lotputters are Sammy Behr, Wls
onsln track and field all star and
im Bausch of Kansas.
Frogs Off
(Special to The Herald.)
FORT WORTH. April 25—Cy
eland and the Texas Christian
nlverslty quarter-mile relay team
ft Fort Worth Wednesday night
>r Des Moines, la., where they
ill compete in the Drake relays
riday and Saturday.
The Horned Frog relay team is
imposed of Richard tRcd) Oliver,
■ort Worth; Paul Snow, Winns
oro; Don Nugent, Maypearl and
eland.
Leland. fresh from his fine show
ig In the Kansas relays, where
Ine out of ten watches caught his
me as 9 4 seconds for the 100 as
e finished in the lead. Is fivored
. win the century race.
Leland, himself, however. Is mak
g no predictions about the out
>me of Saturday s race.
“While I've finished In front of
racev every time but one this sea
Bj. he is gcttinc harder to beat
ith every race. He has been im
rovlng constantly and at Kansas
rs onlv inches behind me.”
The Frog relay team also hopes
} give a good account of ltse’f.
liver can step the 100 in 9 8, and
ie other two runners can hold
ielr own In most competj^on. The
llnois team, however. wn? be fa
ired to win In this ev%r.t.
>tar Trapshooter
Is Dead at Dallas
DALLAS, April 25—<.V— Funeral
tea were planned today for Nico
rle. 47. nationally known profes
onal trapshooter. He died yester
ly at his honv* here. Arie was n
atlve of Champaign, 111. and came
) Texas 25 years ago. He learned
> shoot with his brother. Mark
rle, winner of the Olympic in
•lglum several years ago. Hlco
rle won the Sunny South handicap
; Houston a few years since and
id taken shooting honors in Chl
Sfitansas City, St. Louis and
FIGHTS FLORIDA STOCK
/Special to The Herald >
WESLACO. April 25—C. B Sim
eon of Covington. Term . has writ
>n Commissioner of Agriculture
errell at Austin, urging him to do
erythtas possible to bar Florida
mis stock from Texas. Mr Simon
)n owns a tract near Weslaco on
hlch is located about 800 citrus
bs.
TEXAS LEAGUE
Thursday’s Results
Shreveport 7, Houston 4.
Beaumont 4, Fart Worth 1.
Dallas 12. San Antonio 2.
Waco 11, Wichita Falls 5.
Friday Schedule
Houston at Shreveport.
Beaumont at Fort Worth.
W'aco at Wichita Falls.
San Antonio at Dallas.
Standing cf the Clubs
Teams P W. L. Pet.
Beaumont . 15 11 4 .733
Shreveport . 15 9 6 .600
Houston . 16 9 7 .563
Dallas . 15 8 7 .533
Wichita Falls .... 15 7 8 .467
Fort Worth. 15 6 9 .400
Waco . 15 6 10 .375
San Antonio . 15 5 10 .333
NATIONAL LEAGUE
Thursday’s Results
St. Louis 9, Chicago 2.
New York - Boston, postponed;
cold.
Brookiyn-Phlladelphla, postponed
cold.
Clncinnati-Pittsburgh. postponed;
cold.
Friday’s Schedule
Brooklyn at Boston.
New York at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at Pittsburgh.
Cincinnati at Chicago.
Standing of the Clubs
Team P. W. L. Pet
New York . 4 4 0 1.000
Pittsburgh . 6 5 1 .833
Chicago .10 5 5 .500
Philadelphia ...... 6 3 3 .500
Boston . 4 2 2 .500
St. Louis . 9 4 '5 .444
Cincinnati . 7 2 5 .286
| Brooklyn . 6 1 5 .167
AMERICAN LEAGUE
Thursday’* Results
St. Louis 12, Detroit 4
Chicago - Cleveland, postponed,
cold.
Boston - Washington, postponed,
cold.
Philadelphia-New York, postponed
cold,
Friday’s Schadule
Chicago at St. Louis.
Detroit at Cleveland.
Philadelphia at Washington.
Boston at New' York.
Standing of the Club*
Team P. W. L. Pet
Philadelphia. 5 4 1 .800
! Chicago . 4 3 1 .750
Washington . 7 5 2 .714
St. Lewis . 7 4 3 .571
1 Cleveland . 6 3 3 .500
i Boston . 7 3 4 .423
Detroit . 9 3 6 .233
1 New- York . 5 0 5 .000
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PENNSYLVANIA
RELAYS OPEN
PHILADELPHIA. April 25—CP —
The setting for brilliant and, pos
sibly, record-breaking achievments
by two of America's foremost ath
letes, Barney Berlinger of Pennsyl
vania and Leo Lermond cf the
Boston 9. A , shared the spotlight
with team ambitious today in the
opening program of the Pennsyl
vania relay carnival.
Berlinger. aU-rofmd star, with no
particular opposition in eight un
less from Bob Todd of Indiana,
figured to take a crack at his own
carnival record of 7298 points in
the decathlon, if not the American
record of 7784 68 points, set by Ken
Doherty of Detroit.
Lermond, Just back from an
Australian tour, had his eye on
Tommy Conneff’s 35-vear-old world
record of 3 minutes. 2 4-5 seconds
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STILL STRONG
Experts Crossed Up When
Exporters Romp On
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Cats 4-1
By GAYLE TALBOT. Jr..
Associated Press Sports Writer
Those students of the national
pastime who predicted the Beau
mout Exportres would wilt once
they came in contact with the so
called “tough" clubs of the north
ern division received something of
a jolt yesterday as Manager Del
Baker's clouters polished off the
Fort Worth Panthers. 4 to 1. in
th3ir debut on the Trinity.
As a result the Shippers today
found themselves two full games
ahead of the pack. In years past
certatin southern clubs have Invaded
the upper section in early season
full of vim. vigor and paprika, only
t<j fizzle out like a damp firecrack
er. Last year it w^as the San An
tonio Indians. But the Exporters
appear to be a different article.
There was nothing to indicate the
club was a morning glory in the
way it went about ita work yester
day. While Muleahoe Vaughn kept
nine Cat hits well scattered to reg
ister his third victory, the siege
guns of the Export lineup bunched
their eight blows off the veteran
Bill Clarkson. They sewed it up
with a two run splurge in the
} ninth.
Buffs Beaten
Houston, the second southern
; threat, fared not so well in its
northern premiere, losing to Shrev
eport. 7 to 4. and dropping back a
notch. The Buffs scored all their
runs off Senor Oscar Estrada in
the first frame before Bill Morrell
could get warmed up. After Mor
rell went in thev were heloless. The
Sports knocked Littlejohn loose
with a three-run rally in the second
and then pounded out a victory off
his successor, Joe Brown
Two big innings enabled the
bedraggled Waco Cubs to take their
opener from Wichita Palls. 11 to
5. and break a losing streak. Thev
cracked down on young Lester
White for four runs in the first,
but he stuck around until they had
dented the plate five more times
in the seventh before giving way
to Galeria. Lefty Thormahlen got
credit for the victory, although
Thurman relieved him in the sev
enth.
Walter Tauscher limited the San
i Antonio Indians to six hits in the
; inaugural at Dallas, the Steers win
, mng 12 to 2. 1
Veteran Ehmke Gets in Word
Or Two for Benefit of Youths
BY EDWARD J. NEIL
Associated Press Sporta Writer
NEW YORK, April 25.—',P;—How
ard Ehmke, lanky veteran with the
slow smile and the slower curve
[that confounded experts and Chi
jcago Cubs alike In the last World’s
Series, has a reassuring message
lor baseball-minded youth.
Not only are better young ball
players coming Into the big leagues
all the time, but the caliber of the
youths has improved steadily since
Howard first wandered out to a big
league pitching mound In Detroit
fourteen years ago. Furthermore,
opportunity and financial rewards
for youngsters never were greater
than today.
“They say good young pitchers
aren't coming up to the big leagues
anv more,” he snorted as he warm
ed up in a hotel iobby, for the chill
outside prevented a ball game.
"That's false. Look at Liebhardt,
Mahon and Mahaffav. all newcom
ers to the Athletics this spring. All
fine young pitchers.
Youngsters Get Aid
“AH a kid coming In needs Is
natural ability and ambition. Hell
Rioting Casualties
Estimated at 50
PESHAWAR, India,
—Casualties in serious rioting here!
Wednesday were estimated as more
than 50. Three British soldiers were
among the dead. Peace has been
restored, however, and British troops
rushed up for the emergency axe
being withdrawn.
CENSORS NEWS
BOMBAY. India. April 33—{*»—
Reports here today we*e that the
Indian government had clamped a
censorship on news from Punjab
and northwest frontier province, in
which Peshawar is located
An official statement at Simla,
summer capital, said some political
agitators Jailed at Peshawar, were
taken to Charsadda to prison. A
crowd collected outside the jail,
but the constabulary dispersed It
without bloodshed.
/ Honeymoon
NAPLES. April 25—In the
idyllic surroundings of the isle of
Capri, where the Roman emperors
Augustus and Tiberius spent their
holidays, Edda Mussolini, daughter
of Italy’s dictator, and her husband.
Coftnt Galeasso Ciano. today began
their honeymoon.
P-l 14—2000 FARMERS
HANKOW. April 25—'-T—Chinese
press dispatches received here to
day reported that 2.000 farmers,
foroed to join the ranks of the
communists, had been slam during
j battles with government troops near
the northeast Hupeh province towr
I of Shinte.
find all the veterans eager to
teach him. He'll find clean, whole
some athletes to live and team with.
The unkempt element has gone
from baseball.
•'Young pitchers usually arrive
with a lot of speed and stuff and
things to learn. Usually they learn
rhythm, poise and to field their
position. Experience comes with
these, and then you have a real
pitcher.''
The big blonde with the aching
arm. permanent reminder of an old
injury, climbed to his feet and
scratched an immaginary pitching
rubber on the rug. He took his
stance and except for his clothes,
looked exactly as he did when he
stepped out of obscurity last fall to
baffle the Cubs, win the first
game of the World's series for the
A s, and pile up 13 strikeouts.
•Tlow to Pitch"
"Most new pitchers place tha
forward part of the right foot on
the rubber so that the foot points
directly at the batter. During the
windup they must tum the foot
so that it points to third base.
That throws the body out of line,
the rhythm is lost, and the ball
doesn’t go exactly where you want
It, The cure is to point your foot
to third base before you start ,;jie i
windup. v
“X^lRgsters should pick out four
'good pitchers and study their style
Instead of trying to copy something
from every thrower they see. I ad
vise the new pitchers to study Herb
Pennock of the Yanks, Ted Lyons
of the White Sox, George Uhle of
the Tigers, and Sam Jones of Wash
ington I believe they have the best
styles."
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When the sun rises at 10 p. m.,
Never going below the rim;
When Scouts refuse to camp.
Mission may not be the champ.
FOR THE umpteenth time, the
Mission high Eagles are baseball
champions of the Lower Rio Grande
Valley. It seems to be the dreadful
naon. ox wmcn
the remainder of
tiie field cannot
break them. For
lo these 17 years
the Eagles have
been the Long
horns of the Val
ley. Various and
sundry coaches
have played the
role of Uncle Bil
ly Dlsch, b u t
Sports Chats be
Heves the present eoacn — wudj
Cannon — is the greatest of the
lot. When Mission school heads
signed a contract with Bobby, they
automatically assured themselves of
another Valley baseball champion
ship.
THURSDAY the Eagles defeated
the Harlingen high Cardinals, Cam
eron county champions. 913 in the
second game of the series for the
title. Their first victory at Mission
was a convincing 17-3 affair. This
little crew of hustlers have their
first game to lose this season. In
the near future they will engage
Falfurr#\s in a bi-district series. In
view of the fact that the Cards
recently took the Falfurrias crew
for a ride, it is reasonable to expect
the Valley boys to vanquish the
Jersics.
ONLY bi-district championships
arc recognized by the iuterscholastic
league. The heads at Austin arc
paying more and mo/e attention to
baseball and it is conceivable that
in the future a high school state
championship ra^c will be worked
out. Too bad it's net working this
year, for Bobby s crew has a good
chance to go high.
IF ANYONE is of the opinion
that Brownsville will not have a
baseball club this season, they had
be4 ter come cut and watch the boys
step through practice and revise
said opinion. From present indica
tions. the locals will have a club
that can step with the best the Val
ley has to offer. The boys are prac
ticing each afternoon after five on
the American legion diamond. In
terest is growing rapidly and ad
ditianal players are turning oat
each afternoon.
FRITZ BALL, fast Junior college
lnfielder, is the latest to don a
uniform for the locals. He is a fast
fielder with a powerful whip. He
has not gotten his eye on the ball
as yet. but is expected to start be'.t
uig them a "fur piece" soon. J. W.
Irvine—none other than the dough
ty “Red" himself—took a turn at
first base the other day. He cov
ered the initial sack in such fine
style that Nig Johnson squinteJ
tcross the diamond and asked "Who
is that kid out there?" At present
first base is a problem with the
locals. Red would solve it handily
if he could find time. Several years
back, the Brownsviile athletic men
tor was the best first saeker arou.i1
San Antonio.
MAURICE PIPKIN, perhaos the
best all around athlete in the
Brownsville school system, is try
ing for an outfield position. Pipkin
fields acceptably and whangs the
apple out viciously. Wednesday h«
slapped out three healthy blows
against Van Dresar. Edinburg Jun
ior college star hurler.
A FLOCK of intones have assail
ed the camp of the locals. Thurs
day Rocha hooked a cleat on the
plate as he slid home, twisting an
ankle. He played the remainder of
the game, however, and it is be
lieved he will be in condition for
the tilt here Sunday with the San
Benito independent. Ramos, catch
er, Buffered an intored finger* the
day before. Ramos is in line for
first string hind-snatch. The old
man himself. Nig Johnson, got hurt,
just to round things out. He was
standing behind the catcher watch
ing Salinas and Williams hook them
over. A fast one broke sharply, got
away from the catcher and hit Nig
on the knee. It was seme time be
fore he could walk.
TEX BECERRIL and Ken Macey
are getting together in an effort to
bring boxing back to the Valley.
They are planning a card to be put
on Clnco de Mayo in Matamoros.
These bovs need no introduction.
Tex has been associated with box
| ing in the Valley for some time.
■ acting as the big sack man—that
is. promoter However, he gave us
several excellent cards and wants
to try again. Ken Ma^v. a wind
mill fighter, was a popular stable
mate with the game little Dick Wv
more under Doc Cook.
Tn ENDEAVORING to line tip
the card, they are dickering with
Battling Shaw, erstwhile Mercedes
favorite. Kid Ruiz. San Antonio
pounder. Kid Monterrey who tamed
.Guerra, the San Benito Roos*er.
Johnny Cruz, clever little battler
who has fought the best in the
southwest, and others of their ilk.
ELECTION time is near We hope
no uncouth rowdy asks Guv’nor
Dan what’s wrong with boxing. It
would be most embarrasing at th*s
time. Since that Digest poll cn
Prohibition there seems to be no
“sure fire’’ planks left.
10. S. OPEN TO
CLOSE MAY 27
Qualifying Round to Be
Played in 20
District*
NEW YORfw, April 25.—<JF>— En
tries for the National Open Golf
championship will close May 27. The
championship will be played July
10-12 at the Interlachen Country
club. Hopkins, Minn.
The qualifying round of the open
will be played in 20 districts on
June 16. Exemptions include those
who finished in the first 30 in the
previous open, Walker Cup players,
American professionals playing in
the British o^n and ten or few
er foreign players who may be visit
ing in the United States at the
time.
Districts, courses and places sel
ected for the qualifying round fol
low:
Boston. Kernwood C. C., Salem,
Mass: New York, Quaker Ridge C.
C.. Mamaroneck, N. Y. and Peni
more C. C., White Plains, N. Y.;
Philadelphia, Springhaven Club;
Wallingford, Pa; Richmond. Va.,
Lakeside C. C., Richmond; Atlanta.
East Lake C. C.. Atlanta; Dallas,
Brook Hollow C. C.. Dallas: Pitts
burgh. Pittsburgh Field club, Aspin
wall. Pa ; Cleveland. Westwood C.
C.. Cleveland; Detroit. The Country
club. Grosse Pointe Farms. Mich.;
Chicago, Briergate C. C., Deerfield.
HI.; St. Paul, Town and C. C.. St.
Paul; St. Louis. North Hills C. C..
St. Louis: Kansas City Milbum G.
and C. C., Kansas City; Denver,
Lakewood C. C.. Denver; Los An
gles. Wllshire C. C.. Los Angeles:
San Francisco. Presidio C. C.. San
Francisco; Seattle, Seattle C. C..
Seattle; Omaha, Omaha F. C..
Omaha: Dayton. Miami Valley C
| C., Dayton; Buffalo. Transit Valley
■ C. C.. East Amherst. N. Y.
Heavy Sea* Hamper
Yacht* in Contest
SANTA BARBARA, Calif.. April
25—7p)—Heavy seas and adverse
winds were blamed today for the
' slow times made by seven of the
21 power yachts competing in a
three-leg race from Long Beach to
San Francisco for the Thomas
; Lipton cup.
First to arrive here was the Blue
Boy of the California yaeht club.
Los Angeles, which covered the 84
nautical miles in four hours, 37
minutes. 53 seconds.
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Allison, Van Ryn
In Doubles Final
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS.
W. Vi., April 25.—<AV-’Those
dishing doubles partners of
Davis Cup fame, Wilmer Allison
of Austin. Texas and John Van
Ryn of Orange, U. J., were in
today's final round of singles in
the Mason and Dixon tennis
tournament through upset vic
tories over the second and third
I ranking players of the country.
I Allison snatched his seml-fmal
1 round match with George Lott.
No. 3 in the ranking, out of the
fire with a sensational rally yes
terday to win 4-6, 6-8, 6-3, 6-4.
Even more astonishing was the
victory of Van Ryn over Frank
; Hunter, of New Rochelle, N. Y. <
ranked second only to Big Bill !
Tilden. 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4.
MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
(By The Associated Pre*s)
(Including rames of April 24.)
NATIONAL
Batting—Fisher. Cards. .563.
Runs—Frisch, Cards, 8.
Runs batted in—Fisher, Card, 12.
Hits—Fisher, Cards, 18.
Doubles—Douthit, Cards, 3.
Triples—Camorosky, Pirates; Ford
Reds. 2.
Homers—Klein. Phillies. 3.
Stolen bases—Richbouxg. Braves;
Gelbert, Cards; Jackson. Giants, 2.
.AMERICAN
Batting—Jamieson. Indians, .533.
Runs—Hodapp. Indtans, 7.
Runs batted in—Simmons, Ath
letics; Cronin, Senators, 9.
Hits—Rice, Senators, 11.
Doubles—Manush, Browns, 6
Triples—Several tied.
Homers—Simmons. Athletics, 3.
Stolen bases—Several tied.
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