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McAllen Downs Rio Hondo
And La Feria Wins
Over Oniontown
Results Sunday
At San Benito: San Benito 5,
Harlingen 3.
At La Feria: La Feria 13, Ray
mondville 9.
A* McAllen: McAllen 3, Rio
Heat: 2.
jH Mission: Mission-Donna, post
Schedule Next Sunday
McAllen at Harlingen.
Brownsville at Rio Hondo.
Mission at Raymondville.
San Benito at Donna.
La Feria off day.
1 Team W. L. Pet.
Sen Benito . 3 0 1.000
McAllen . 3 0 1.000
Harlingen . 3 1 .750
Brownsville . 2 1 .687
la Feria . 2 2 .500
Mission . o 2 ooo
Donna . 0 3 .000
Faymondvill' . 0 3 .000
Rir Hondo . 0 1 .000
San Benito and McAllen are the
! undisputed leaders In the Rio
Grande Valley baseball league to
dEy following their victories Sun
Uaj over Harlingen and Rio Hondo
respectively. These clubs have won
three straight without suffering a
single setback.
The big battle of the day was
that between San Benito and Har
lingen. These are admittedly two
of the strongest clubs operating
e'.ong the lower reaches of the Rio
Grande and their struggle for
supremacy constituted the hottest
spoi the Valley league had yet pre
sented this season. With “Ox”
Darby bad in the fold hurling
stellar ball, the Saints defeated
Topper Rignev'5 crew 5-3. Mc
Cauley’s horn* run sewed the game
up In the eighth inning.
[McAllen defeated Rio Hondo 4-2
In five and a half innings. This
tilt was interrupted by rain. The
clubs were to have played a double j
F* Feria toed the slab with Ray
' mor.dvil!e in a slugfest and won 1
op*. 13-9. This gave the Booste- ■ i
an even break of .500 for the season,
i lh<- Oniontown crew has lost three
I straight.
Brownsville had an off day In
the league schedule and took on the
Point Isabel Pelicans, defeating
them in a 19-9 baseball riot.
(Special to The Herald.)
McALLEN. June 9 — Hailey Jack
son’s Macks continue at the top
of the Rio Grande Valley league by
virtue of their 3-2 victory over Rio
Honde here In a game which was
curtailed by rain. The teams were
to have plajed a double-header.
The all around ability of big Ed
Aachtik stood out although he
was credited with the loss of the
game. He clouted out a homer and
a double in three trips to the
platter, in addition to holding the
Mackian sluggers well in hand.
Guerra, a necomer on the Mc
Allen nine, showed nicely getting
two hits In as many tries at the
plate. He never dobbied afield.
me oux.
Rio Hondo AB R H O A E
Woods, lb . 3 0 0 6 0 0
Myers, rf . 3 0 10 10
Tony, If . 3 0 0 1 1 0
Kachtik, ss . 3 0 0 0 1 0
Hall, c . 3 1 1 6 0 0
Ed. Kachtik. p ... 3 1 2 0 3 0
McDonado. 2b.... 1 0 0 2 0 1
Hough. 3b . 2 0 0 0 1 0
Cox, cf . 2 0 0 0 0 0
Totals . 32 2 4 15 7 1
McAllen AB R H O A E
fUnley. lb . 3 0 14 10
iTrchart. cf. 3 0 0 2 0 0
tierra, cf . 2 2 2 o o o
T. Young, e . 2 0 1 4 0 0
The inter-troop baseball league
Standing after Sunday's game:
W. L. Pet
Headqaurters Troop 2 0 1000 ■
Troop B l 1 500
Troop A 0 2 000
Machine Gun Troop 0 0 000
Sunday morning the hard hitting
Troop B team broke into the win
column by collecting 17 hit* includ
ing 2 home runs off Mattison of
Troop A giving them the decision by
a 16 I1 score. The losers scored
8 runs in the first two innings by
combining hits with Burnett’s wild
ness. but there after did not serious
ly threaten while Troop B's heavy
artillery opened in the 2nd with a
circuit drive by Geiband and con
‘ with at least one run eve: ; 1
there after. Burnett also hit
ie circuit, while Giliery rrd
ian for the losers contributed
Machine Gun troop team
has been at Loma Alta the
teek will get into action in the
ime scheduled for Wednesday
at 2:30 p. m. against
^schedule calls for three games
Ik, ending July 2nd when a
team will be picked to repre
£|it Fort Brown against outside
military and civilian teams. The
first series will be against Fort Ring
gold during the July 4th week-end.
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Betting Odds Favor Sharkey as Time for Fight Nears
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Jones. If . 1 0 0 2 0 1
Hamilton, rf . 1 0 P 2 0 1
Walsh. 3b . 1 1 0 2 0 0
S. Young, ss .... 2 0 0 1 3 0
Fitz. p . 1 0 0 1 2 0
Totals . 16 3 4 18 6 2
Score by Innings:
McAllen . 100 llx—3.
Rio Hondo . 010 100—2.
Home run-Ed Kachtik. 2B hits
Guerra, Ed Kachtik and Hall
Sacrifice hlts-Jor.es, Fitz and
Hamilton. Stolen bases-Walsh and
Guerra. Left on bases-McAllen one,
Rio Hondo one.
Pitching Statistics
Winning pitcher. Fitz; losing
pitcher, Ed Kachtik.
Fitz-Four hits, one earned run,
three strikeouts, two bases on
balls, no wild pitches, one bats
men in 6 innings.
Kachtlk-Four hits, three earn
ed runs, six strikeouts, one base on
balls, no wild pitches, no hit bats
men in five innings.
(Special to ihe Herald)
SAN BENITO, June 9.—With Ox
Darby flashing good form after a
poor start, Lew Williams' hustling
Saint nine knocked the Harlingen
nine from th league lead here Sun
day. defeating them 5-3.
A large crowd was on hand to
view the crucial game which was
run off in highly efficient style.
Three umpires kept the game roll
in? along at a brisk pace and there
was no wrangling.
McCauley, big saint left fielder,
l>cunded thi horsemde out of the
lot in the eighth inning to take
the league lead m this department.
Tne clouting of Blakeney, Cunnmg
haU and Wallace stood out in the
"Ox” hurled good ball for the
Saints after the first inning when
he was nicked for two runs. Nick
Yoder twirlec. almost equally as
well however, for the Cardinals.
Pinch batting in the ninth in
ning, Manager Topper Rigney of j
tne Harlingen nine, crashed chrougn
wah a hit which meant Harlingen's
tfcira run of the day.
This game was the renewal of
the ancient Valley classics between
San Benito and Harlingen. Many
of the old timers who used to take
part in these frays were in the
stands. They saw a game worthy of
the ancient feuds.
The box:
Harlingen AB R H 0 A E
Bupp, 3b . 4 0 1 0 3 0
Lawrence, rf.4 1 1 3 0 0
B. Yoder, 2b.4 1 1 2 1 0
Garrison, If . 3 o o 2 a 1
.VcMahan, lb .... 4 0 0 9 0 0
Blakeney, c . 4 0 2 5 1 0
Clements, ss.4 l l l 2 o
N. Yoder, p.4 0 112 0
Ritchey, cf . 3 0 0 1 0 0
Bigrey, x . 10 10 0 0
Totals. 35 3 8 24 9 1
x—Batted for Richey in ninth.
San Benito AB R H O A E
Campbell, 3b.4 1 1 5 2 0,
Montalvo, ss.4 1 0 2 3 3
McCauley, If.4 1 1 3 0 0
Cunningham lb .. 4 l 2 6 l o
Waitman. rf.4 1 1 0 0 e
Wallace, cf . 3 0 2 1 0 0
Hearn, c . 3 0 0 8 l o
Taylor, 2b. 3 0 0 2 1 0
Darby, p . 2 0 1 0 0 0
Totals. 31 5 8 27 8 31
Score by innings:
Harlingen . 200 000 001—3
San Benitc . .. 022 000 Olx—5
Homo run—McCauley. 3b hit—
Waitman. 2b hits—B. Yoder, Blak
eney 2, Cunningham. Sacrifice hit
I —Garrison. Stolen bases—Lawrence,
Ritchey and Darby. Double plays—
N. Yoder to B. Yoder to McMahan:
Clements to McMahan. Passed balls
-Blakeney 3. Left on basse—Har
lingen 8, San Benito 3.
Pitching Statistics
Winning pritcher—Darby; losing
pitcher. N. Yoder.
Yoder—Eight hits, four earned
runs, five strikeouts, no bases on
balls, three wild pitches and one
n batsman in eight innings.
Darby—Eight hits, three earned
runs, eight strikeouts, no bases on
balls, one wild pitch, no hit batsmen
iu 9 innings.
fSpe ial to The Herald.)
LA FERIA. June 9.—The La Fe
ria Boosters climbed to the .500
mark in the Rio Grande Valley
:eague here Sunday when they de
feated the Raymondvnle nine 13-9
m a free hitting contest.
Kitchens, Kennedy and McNair
pounded the horsehide for three
naggers. The hitting of McNair.
Kennedy and McGee stood out in
:ne game.
A fair sized crowd was present
to witness the homecoming of the
Boosters from their 4-3 11-inning
victory over the Brownsville Broncs.
Raymondvllle AB R H O A E
Hocott, 3b . 5 2 2 2 0 1
Brownsfield, cf ... 5 2 0 3 0 0
Baldridge, ss _ 3 10 0 10
Swayze, if, p .... 4 o l l 3 o
Lott, 3b . 4 0 0 1 2 1
Gayden, lb . 2 0 1 2 0 0
McClarity, If .... 2 1 0 0 0 0
Tropp, C . 4 0 2 12 0 0
Starnes, p-lf-lb ..311310
Stults. rf . 2 1 1 0 0 0
Roberts, rf . 10 1000
Totals . 35 9 9 24 7 2
La Feria AB R N O A E
Kitchens, ss . 5 2 1 2 1 2
B. van Pelt, cf-p .. 4 2 2 1 0 0
T. McNair. 3b .... 5 2 3 4 3 0
H. Van Pelt, p-cf.. 4 0 0 2 0 0
D. Van Pelt, c ... 5 1 1 5 2 1
Landry, rf . 4 1 12 0 0
Biggs, rf . 1 0 0 0 0 0
McGee, lb. 3 3 2 7 0 1
Asworth. 2b . 1 2 1 2 2 0
S. Kennedy, If .... 3 0 2 0 1 2
3urkett, If . 1 0 0 2 0 0
Totals . 36 13 13 27 9 6
owore oy innings.
Rarmondvil’e .. 102 020 120— 8.
La Feria . 152 030 02x—13.
3B hits-Kitchens. 8. Kennedy
and McNair. 2B hit-Swayze. Sacri
fice hits-B. Van Pelt and Baldridge.
Stolen bases-Hocott. Baldridge.
Stults 2. Kitchens 2. McNair 2. B.
Van Pelt 2. Left on bases-Ray
mondville 5, La Feria 5.
Winning pitcher, H. Van Pelt;
losing ptcher, Starnes.
Starnes-six hits, six earned runs,
one strokeout, one base on balls,
no wild pitches, no hit batsmen in
1 1-2 Innings
Swayze-Seven hit*, seven earned
runs, seven strikeout*, two bases on
balls, no wild pitches, two hit
batsmen in C 1-3 innings.
H. Van Pelt-Five hits, two earned
runs, one strikeout, no bases on
balls, no wild pitches and one hit
batsmen in 13 1-3 innings.
B. Van Pelt-Four hits, four
earned runs, three strikeouts, one
base on balls, no wild pitches, no
hit batsmen in 5 2-3 innings.
Sunday’s Results.
Houston 4, Shreveport 3.
Wichita Falls 18-11, Waco 1-3.
Fallas 6. San Antonio 1.
Beaumont 13, Fort Worth 7.
Mondays Schedule
Houston at Fort Worth, two
Beaumont at Shreveport.
Waco at Dallas.
San Antonio at Wichita Falls.
Standing of the Clubs
Team P. W. L. Pet.
Wichita Falls . 58 41 17 .707
Houston . 56 34 22 .569
Shreveport . 58 33 25 .569
Beaumont . 56 31 25 .554
For* Worth . 58 30 28 .517
Waco . 56 21 35 .375
S»: Antonio. 59 22 37 .373
Dallas . 55 16 39 .291
Sunday’s Results
New York ■U St. Louis 1.
Cincinnati 5-2, Philadelphia 4-9.
Brooklyn 6, Chicago 0.
Boston 10, Pittsburgh 6.
Monday’s Schedule
Pittsburgh at Boston.
Chicago at Brooklyn.
St. Louis at New York.
Cincinnati at Philadelphia.
ouiiiuius ui me tiuun
Teams P. W. L. Pet.
Brooklsm . 47 30 17 .638
Chicago . 47 28 21 .571
New York . 47 25 22 .532
Si Louis . 49 24 25 490
Pittsburgh . 45 22 23 489
Eoston . 44 20 24 .455
Philadelphia . 42 17 25 .405
Cincinnati . 47 19 28 .404
Sunday's Results
Philadelphia 6. Chicago 3.
Detroit 1. Boston 0.
Cleveland 3. Washington 2.
St. Louis 5. New York 4.
Monday’s Schedule
Philadelphia at Chicago.
New York at St. Louis.
Boston at Detroit.
Washington at Cleveland.
Standing of the Clubs
Team P W. L. Pet
Philadelphia . 48 32 16 .667
Wnshington . 46 29 17 .630
Cleveland . 47 28 19 .596
NOW York . 44 24 20 .545
Detroit . 48 21 27 .438
Chicago . 43 18 25 .419
S' Louis . 47 19 28 .404
Boston . 47 14 33 .258
New Orleans Pulls
Up Near Memphis
ATLANTA, June 9—(/P>— New
Orleans narrowed the gap between
the league leading Memphis club
In the Southern Association by
beating Little Rock twice yester
day 7 to 2. and 6 to 4.
The Barons brought themselves
into a tie with Little Rock for
thlro place by taking both ends
from Nashville. 9 to 4, and 7 to 5.
A rule against Sunday baseball
after six o’clock stopped Memphis
ano Mobile in the sixth Inning of
the second game Sunday while thev
were In a deadlock. 8 to 6. The
Chicks, however, captured the first
10 to 7.
A hard fought battle In Chatta
nooga Sunday ended in favor of
Atlanta, when the Crackers put
ovet a run In the tenth to nose out
the Lookouts. 7 to a.
itchmeling Not Ruffled As
He Wants to Enter
Ring Under-Dog
Associated Press Sports Writer
NEW YORK. June 9.—(A*)—The
rank and file of Fitsitana, from the
high powered experts down to the
two-dollar seat boys who will percn
in the bleachers at the Yankee
Stadium, Thursday night, are hail
ing Jack Sharkey today as the
next heavyweight champion of the
world. And Max Schmelmg, the
German challenger, would not have
it otherwise.
Three days before the fifteen
round battle in the big American
League ball park, where possibly
70,000 of the faithfull will gather
to yell for their favorite and pay
homage to the new king of the
prize ring, the odds are climbing
steadily in Sharkey's favor. He was
"even money" when the match
was made, then a 7 to 5 favorite.
8 to 5. and now he is becoming a
2 to 1 shot to beat back the bid of
the hard-hitting young teuton.
But strangely enough the under
dog in a heavy-weight title tilt al
ways feels surest of victory. The
records of the prize ring, going
back into the earliest champion
ship struggles of modern times,
show few Instances where the
favorite came through to victory.
John L. Sullivan, Jim Corbett, Bob
Fitzsimmons. Jim Jeffries, Jack
Johnson. Jess Willard. Jack Demp
sey, all lost the title in bouts in
which they were favorites.
>narKfT Mas rage
Sharkey has gained the betting
adge, although wagering has been
iight, because of his trained left
and, sharp right, boxing skill and
experience. He punches well to the
body where the German's ability
to "take it" is unknown. He is the
larger, stronger more polished of
the two.
Any question of condition must
seem to be answered m the Boston
sailor's favor. He has trained slow
ly and evenly and ls steadily ap
proaching the 196 pounds he hopes
to weigh Thursday night. He has
restricted himself entirely to box
ing both as his business and his
Schmeling has been seriously
hampered by fear of going stale,
lack of excess weight to work
against, and the necessity of keep
ing a fine edge, reached too early.
The German puncher, too, seems
:o have gone slightly golf crazy
and one day, when he should have
been resting, shot 36 holes under a
feverish sun. At times he acts as
though he were training for the
National open at Minneapolis. In
three weeks he has brought his
best scores for 18 holes from 130
| strokes to 101.
Trouble' With Punchers
Yet 8harkey has always had
trouble with rushing puncher
lighters of Schmellngs type though
he also has displayed marked
ability to absorb punishment.
Johnny Risko and Tom Heeney
charged the Boston sailor out of
one chance at the championship
and the most aggressive warrior of
them all, Jack Dempsey, knocked
him out.
The fear of the Sharkey wager
ers rests in his mental instability.
Jack has the "class" the boys rate
so highly, but he also has the
discouraging habit of tossing aside
his boxing ability to fight the other
fellow’s fight in the heat of a close
nara maicn.
Schmeling Is cool and calm, of
typically even German tempera
ment. He hits hard enough to take
full and lasting advantage of one
Sharkey mistake. He has every
thing to win and nothing to lose.
A former lightweight champion
watched Sharkey lose his temper
and swing wildly at a sparring
partner in training the other day.
He nodded wisely and made this
sage remark.
He’ll do that Just once with
Schmeling, and they’ll be telling
him In the dressing room what
(Including Games of June 8)
National League
Batting — Stephenson. Cubs, .420
Runs — Herman, Robins. 51 .
Runs batted in — Klein, Phillies,
Hits — Herman, Robins; Terry,
Giant*, 79.
Doubles — Frisch. Cardinals, 21.
Triples — Cuyler, Cubs, 9.
Homers — Wilson, Cubs. 18.
j Stolen Bases — Cuyler Cubs, 14.
American League
Batting — Rice, Washington, .403.
Runs — Ruth, Yankees, 55.
Runs batted in, Ruth, Yankees,
! 52.
Hits — Rice. Senators, 77.
Doubles — Gehringer, Tigers, Cro
nin, Senators, 19.
Triples — Combs, Yankees. 8
Homers — Ruth, Yankees, 19.
Stoles Bases — Rice, Senators, 11
Many English cities have sprung
from ham, or homestead, of some
Saxon family, around which other
houses were gradually buUt. Thus
Birmingham is the •'home of the
Birma family."
Christopher Latham Sholes is
known as the inventor of the type
writer. His first “writing machine”
was the end of a telegraph key with
the letter “w” cut in brass.
Associated Press Sports Writer
A perusal of the current major
league records seems to indicate that
a player must be either very young
or very old. as baseball ages go. to
get a full share of the season’s glory.
Picking a few names from the re
cords of those who have done some
thing worth while in pitching and
hitting, we find such ancients as
Harry Seibold. Adalfo Luque, * Sad
Sam” Jones, Ted Lyons, Harry He»
mann and Harry’ Rice, and the
youngsters, Mel Harder, Bob Os
born. Earl Collard, Roy Mahaffey,
Wally Berger, Joe Stripp, Smead
Jolley and Tom Oliver.
Of these, Luque and Heilmann are
basking in the brightest rays of the
limelight today. The veteran Cuban
hurler. who has been in the major
leagues for nearly a dozen seasons,
is at the top of the National league'?
pitchers with a record of six straight
PELS 19 TO 9
Point Isabel Hurlers Have
Bad Day Before Local
Twenty-eight runs clattered ac
ross the plate and 24 base hits
rang out in a baseball farce put
on here Sunday by the Point Isabel
Pelicans and the Brownsville Broncs.
A total of 15 Pelicans attempted to
stem the tide, but the count was
19-9 against them at the end of the
two and a half hour encounter.
Three Point Isabel hurlers were
hammered hard In the first six in
nings. At the end of that period
the score was 19-2 against the Pels.
Manager George Desha decided to
case up a bit and had Ball relieve
Rocha in the box. Up until that
time, Rocha had allowed but three
hits. Ball was hard hit and Point
Isabel scored five runs in the seven
th and two in the ninth.
Salinas r* the Broncs slammed
out a home run in the fifth inning
shortly alter Wiggins had relieved
Von Allmen in the box for Point
Isabel. The hitting of Rocha, Wood
and Cantu stood out.
In case Point Isabel is admitted to
the Rio Grande Valley league, this
game will be counted as official.
The Broncs had an off day in the
Valley loop Sunday.
The box:
Brownsville AB.R.H. O. A E.
King, 3b.4 3 1 2 1 1
Rocha, p - ss.5 3 3 0 1 1
Bail, ss - p.5 3 2 1 3 0
Perez, 2b .5 2 2 3 3 1
Wood, lb .5 3 3 8 0 1
Cantu, If .2 2 2 1 0 0
Salinas, c .5 1 110 0 0
Puckett, cf .5 112 11
B. Williams, rf ....5 1 0 0 0 0
Totals . 41 19 15 27 9 5
Point Isabel AB. R. H. O. A E
Murphy. 2b .5 1113 0
K Weikle, lb.3 1 0 16 0 2
Utter, rf .1 0 0 0 0 l
Stone, rf .3 1 2 0 0 0
G. Weikle, 3b ....4 1 1 1 2 0
H Higgins, c ....2 1 0 1 0 1
Hogan, c .3 110 0 0
R. Leach, p-lf ....4 1 1 1 0 0
Von Allmen, p ...2 0 0 0 1 0
R. Wiggins, p ....3 0 10 10
Stanley, ss .2 0 1 2 7 0
Peterson, ss .3 1112 0
Johnson, rf .......0 0 0 0 0 0
Bernd. cf .2 0 0 1 0 0
t Barnes, cf .1 1 0 0 0 0
Totals . 38 9 9 24 16 4
Score by innings:
Brownsville 333 163 oox—19
Point Isabel 010 001 502— 9
Home run — saunas. 20 nits —
King, Rocha, BaU, Perez, Wood 2,
Murphy and Hogan. Stolen bases
—BaU. Centu 2, Puckett, Williams.
Double play — Puckett to Perez.
Passed ball — Hogan.. Left on baset
Brownsville 6, Point Isabel 6.
Pitching Statistics
Winning pitcher — Rocha; losing
pitcher — Val Allmen.
Rocha — Three hits, one earned
run, six strikeouts, one base on balls,
no wild pitches, no hit batsmen In
six innings.
Ball — Six hits, seven earned runs,
; two strikeouts, three bases on balls,
no wild pitches, no hit batsmen in
three innings.
Leach — No hits, one earned run.
no strikeouts, three bases on balls,
two wild pitches, no hit batsmen in
no innings.
Von Allmen — Eleven hlii, eight
earned runs, one strikeout, three
bases m balls, no wild pitches, no
hit batsmen in 5 1-3 innings.
R. Wiggins — Four hits, four earn
ed runs, no strikeouts, two bases
on balls, two wUd pitches, no hit
batsmen in 3 2-3 innings.
you want the best •
results at the min
im u m expense
there is no better
medium than the
Classified C o 1 -
Iumns cf
victories. He gave ample proof yes
terday that he haa earned this post
by turning back the Cubs with four
hits while Brooklyn scored a 6 to 0
victory and increased its margin
of leadership to three full games.
Heilmann. for whom the American
league could find no use last season
when Detroit decided to let him go
after 14 successive seasons, is close
to the top of the batters in the
National league. In two games
against the Phillies yesterday he
improved his latest official average
of .402 by several points, hitting five
hits in nine times at bat and giving
Cincinnati a 5 to 4 victory in the
first contest with a home run. Heil
mann could not offset the Philadel
phia slugging in the second game,
and the Phillies won out, 9 to 2.
Seibold also did well after a couple
of bad games. He pitched his tenth
complete game in a dozen starts to
beat Pittsburgh, 10 to 6. Seibold had
one bad inning, the seventh, when
the Pirates scored all their runs on
six of their seven hits, but the
Braves had tallied eight times in
the second. The youthful Berger
contributed his 17th home run of
i the season to this rally.
Waite Hoyt, another veteran, who
seemed to be about through with the
New York Yankees, made his first
start for Detroit and won out 1 to
0 in a six-inning game. Hoyt yield
ed four hits, while his opponent, Ed
Morris, held the Tigers to two, but
lo6t out through an error in the first
Ted Lyons, one of the season's
consistent winners, gave the Phila
delphia Athletics four extra base
hits in one inning This was just
enough to give the world’s champ
ions a 6 to 5 victory over Chicago,
producing four runs. Young Wes
Ferrel, of Cleveland finally passed
Lyons in the number of games won
by holding Washington in check
and finally driving in a run in the
ninth inning to win his own game,
3 to 2.
Ferrell's victory improved Cleve
land’s standing considerably as the
St. Louis Browns subdued the threat
of the New York Yankees with a
5 to 4 triumph. The Browns ham
mered George Pipgras from the
mound in the eighth inning to score
all their runs.
The New York Giants provided the
leading exception to the youth and
age rule as they defeated the St.
Louis Cardinals, 4 to 1, for their
eighth successive victory and the
12th Cardinal defeat in 13 games,
i Bill Walker and Bill Terry, a pair
| of the ‘•middle aged ’ players, had
| the leading roles. Walker held the
Cards to two hits and one unearned
run while Terry drove in two coun
ters with a home run.
Eighty of Southwest’s Best
Gather for Texas
DALLAS, June 9—(^—Eighty of
the Southwest's outstanding racket
fielders were here today to engage
in initial rounds of the second an
nual Texas district championship
tournament, on the courts of the
Dallas Lawn tennis club.
Competition was in prospect dur
ing the week in senior men's singles,
Junior single; and doubles, boys’
s.ngies and doubles, women's singles
and doubles and In the mixed depu
Bruce Bames. of Austin, ace of
the University of Texas squad and
rwict Southwest conference cham
pion was seeded number one and
was established as a slight favorite
ovet the field in the senior men’s
Jimmie Quick, Dallas flash, rank
ed number two and was regarded
as Barnes' most serious rival, with
the probability they would meet
in the championship match.
In the first round of play today,
Quick was matched against his fel
low townsman. Frank Stevens, while
Earres was due to meet the win
ner of a preliminary tussle between
Charles Davis of Oklahoma City
ard Allen Key of Eastland.
Jake Hess, Rice Institute star,
was. seeded number three, while
others accorded the distinction of
being spotted in the draw. In the
o.-der ranked were: Earl Taylor,
Austin; J. B. Adoue. Dallas: Luclen
L®. Coste. San Antonio: Kar! Kam
rath Austin- John Barr. Dallas;
TED Hackner, Fort Worth;
Jrljanv M-Diarmid. Fort Worth:
Charlie Sloan Houston: Les’16
Cclerr.an. Houston; Witcher Settle.
Dallas: Doc Barr. Dallas: Joe Bill
“-alley. Austin: and Frost Carvel,
?ar Antonio.
G. Fox Eligible
For Big Classic*
' Gallant Fox. winner of the Preak
I r.ess, the Kentucky Derby and the
Pelrront stakes, is eligible for the
American Derbv. $50,000 added race
*o be run at Washington Park. 111.,
Saturday, and the Latonia Derby,
*25.000 added, which will be dun
June 28, the opening day of the
Lrtohia, Kv.. race meeting.
While William Woodward, owner
of the great colt which has equalled
Sh Barton's record of winning the
Maryland, Kentucky and New York
feature races, has not announced
111? champion’s future engagements,
Kertuckv turf foPowers are hope
ful that Gallant Fox will run in
; hot! the American and Latonia
derbies and are confident that if
i he does he will hang up a record
that future 3-vear-o!d chamnions
wil’ shoot at for some time to come.
A Bottle Fed
Age: 18 yean;Height: 5 feet 4inches; weight: 1U
pounds; neck: 13 inches; bust: 34 inches; waist:
26 inches; hips: 36 inches; thigh: 19 inches; calf:
jl3 inches; ankle: 7/z inches. Complexion: light;
feyes: deep blue; hair: titian; skin: clear; disposi
tion: lovable and sweet; nature: affectionate. Her
Jdiet is three good meals a day and between meals
she drinks a bite to eat at 10-2 and 4 o’clock. If
necessary, she buys her own... but she seldom docs
• • • Why should she? Now answer that if you can.
AT 10-2 e*4 O'CLOCK


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