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The BROWNSVILLE HERALD SPORTS SECTION -— rrr.rr< —r rrrrrrffrf frr r r rrgfrrn ■ ■ .««««—< Season Split; Night Games Begin in Texas League SECOND HALF SET JUNE 25 Cats and Cubs Tangle At Waco Tonight in First Game by Candles BY GAYLE TALBOT. 1R. Associated Pres?. Sports Writer Things were picking up in the well known Texas league today. A split season was assured, starting with the games of June 25. and two clubs were prepared to take a high dive into the night game soon after dark this evening All in all, it was t big day for the J Alvin Gardner _>_-.rruit. B Assurance that the season had rseen duly split, as everyone knew it would be. came last night from President Gardner soon after his return from Chicago and points north. From all available informa tion, it seems that the matter had been settled for several days, seven of the eight club owners voting for a new start next week. It was learned that William Huff, president of the Wichita Falls Spudders, who are safely under the wire for the first half, was the lone opponent of the move. >ees Onoo >eas«m True to custom. President Gard ner vouchsafed the opinion that the second half would be a humdinger. He said he expected several clubs to give the Spudders a lit from here on. mentioning, in particular, the Houston Buffs and Fort Worth Cats. Announcement last night that the Dallas Steers had signed Grover Cleveland Alexander also was taken to mean that the Herd had serious designs on the second half. Anyway, there will be a new' deal all around aext Wednesday. The Fort Worth Cats and Waco Subs were scheduled to hook up to night at Katy Park. Waco. In the rircuit's first nocturnal debate. The greatest crowd in Waco's baseball history, probably 7.000. was expected to watch the clubs battle it out un der the arc lights. If tonight's game goes off w'ell. It is likely that every park in the league will be equipped lor night ball before the season closes. The Spudders traveling along as though they had never heard of snuch a thing as a split season, took their final from the Cubs yesterday. 6 to 2. Thus stretching their lead over Houston to nine games Milt Steengrale attended to the pitch ing. holding the Prattmen to seven hits, while Bettencourt, Kloza and Storti did the heavy stick work, each ■fettling a homer with a mate on bTase. That accounted for all six runs. Bettencourts round trip was his twenty-second of the year. Cats Cop Final Dick McCabe hurled the Fort Worth Cats to victory in their final at Houston, 6 to 1. The Panther righthander kept seven blows scat tered and had the Bisons blanked until the eighth. Kelly and Cox led the winners' attack on George Payne, each with a pair of doubles. Air-tight chunking by Jim Chap lin. who chalked up his fifth tri umph. gave the San Antonio In dians a 3 to 0 decision over Shreve port in the closer Chaplin gave up only five hits, two of them by Bak er. and struck out five. Underhill went the route for the Sports and allowed only seven hits, but they were bunched on him in three in nings. Beaumont's wobbly pitching staff V'T V-ii■ \?MS£^ rpcr rprr I V&CL-—rKLL 3 —i _ § On June 21 and 22 we will give a pint or quart *:■ ot any ol our flavors of cream with each pint or quart purchased at our factory 1015 Adams ; Street. There will be no limit to the amount f you purchase. | All cream packed and delivered will be the regu- H lar price .... Our cream ig manufactured from • « Grade A Milk and certified materials and is as 1 puie as you can make in voitr own kitchen. Ij Flavors offered in this sale: I I,Vanilla Strawberry Chocolate Banana Nut Sherbets Orange Pineapple Black W alnut 1 Toneymoon Chop Suey Pineapple Orange Grape fij IpLjj | Cream Dement Lima MAXIE IS HIGHLY POPULAR IN GERMANY . ■ 1 * , They think a lot of Max Srhmelmg in his native land. Judging from the above layout. The top photo shows i the welcome kids save him when Max visited hts old school in Hamburg. Beiow, Max (right) has tea with his mother and brother. -.- X.U.X.X.X.X.X.U.X had another tough day of it as the Dallas Steers hammered three Ex porter chunkers lor tweny hits and a 15 to 10 victory. Grady Adkins went all the way for the winners, even though he was peppered early and often. Every man in the Dal las lineup except Adkins got at least two hits. Willingham leaking the parade with four. >1 AJOK LEAGUE LEADERS • Including games of June 19 • National League Batting — Klien, Phiilies, .424. Runs - English, Cubs. 59. Runs batted in — Klein, Phillies, 70. Hits — Klein, Phillies, 89 Doubles — Frisch, Cardinals, 21. Triples — Cuyler. Cubs, 10. Home Runs — Klein, Phillies, Wil son, Cubs, 19. Stolen Bases — Cuyler. Cubs, 15. American League Batting — Cochrane, Athletics, 395. Runs — Ruth, Yankees, 71. Runs batted in — Gehrig, Yan kees. 69. Hits — Hodapp, Indians, 90. Doubles — Gehringer, Tigers; Mc Manus Tigers; Cronin, Senators; 19 Triples — Combs, Yankees. 9. Home Runs — Ruth, Yankees. 22. Stolen Bases — Rice. Senators. 12. HARVARD WINS NEW LONDON. Conn.. June 20— —Harvard made a clean sweep of the morning part of its annual regatta with Yale wir.u.ng the junior varsity by half a length, after taking the freshman race by three and a half lengths. » Max Schmeling’s Life History; ********* Early Boyhood Yarns Recalled ! - BY WERNER LAIFER NEA Service Sports Writer CHAPTER ONE When Kaiser Wilhelm was train ing for the heavyweight champion ship of the military world, he relied on his Prussians for the knockout ] punch. And of all the Prussians. I he liked the men of Brandenburg best. That was the province around his training camp. Berlin. Bill lost the decision, and has been claiming a foul ever since. But a Brandenburger it was. odd ly enough, who was standing by to pick up the first world heavyweight championship to leave America since the days of John L Sullivan, when Jack Sharkey impulsively toss ed it away with * wild foul swing. Max Schmeling sarrirs home to his native Germany tine, heavyweight championship — a pap«*r crown if you will, but all the crpwn *here is. • • • \ Schmeling was bom in Kleha Lurkow. a little town two hours’ ride” south of Berlin, Sept. 28. 1905. He was of peasant stock, the first born son of Max Schmeling. a house <and sign painter, and his wife. Amanda Fuchs The mother was a fine old German frau. tall and strong, ac customed to the heavy toil of Ger man country life. She lives in Ber lin now. in a fme apartment which her boy Maxie has provided with the fruits of his success Mother-like, she adored her son and his winning of the championship was no surprise to her. She felt sure that he would win "because Maxie told me he would." The lather was a huge 1 man. strong and tireless, known throughout the country community as unusually alert and intelligent, j . . . When Max was still a mere baby, the family moved to Hamburg, a bustling seaport on the Elbe, a mod em town, much like Boston or New ; York The elder Max. against the j wishes of his family, went to sea.' I He became a helmsman for the ! Hambure-American line. The boy Max grew big. strong. ! courageous and swift of foot. He entered the oldest free school of Hamburg, a city proud even today of the excellence of its free schools. He wrestled and fought with the = other kids, learned to swim, and! p!«yed soccer, which occupies a po | sit ton in German sport correspond | ing TSt football in America. He was good at ./'turning,'* or gymnastics. In his trim military cap and sailor's blouse. Max fbtod his knapsack of books to school evfry day. He could probably ttve Gene Tun ney an argument aTlout Shakes- j peare right now, becasiie the Brit- I ish bard is pounded inir the heads of German kids plenty early, and Max got his share, he recalls. But he preferred Jack London. • • • Often he had to be reprimanded for his wild jumping and running through the school building Leather balls and other athletic playthings were much too often fondled behind ! the broad covers of his elementary geography. For his fight with Jack Sharkey. Max Schmeling received money, fame and the heavyweight champ ionship of the world. For his fight with Edmund Loescher, a school mate, the first fight of the Schlager's reer. Maxie received a dozen solid nacks oveT taut homespuns with Uc razor strop of Herr Arpe, his a ’her. i?ht-year-old Max and the Loes boy had it out over seme tri matter. The stern discipline of German empire reached even the free schools at that time, i boys were strafed, according he custom. he Loescher boy wept profusely. ;he young Schmeling gave early *nee of an ability to "take it,” .”g his teeth and not giving in luch as to whimper. Herr Arpe doubt, "pulled his punches’* for later recalled the incident and mitted his secret admiration for re resolute little German. • • • Max was nine years old in 1914 hen the world blazed up in w’ar ">d the streets of Hamburg were lied with the long columns of •*’d-gray troops pressing end less s westward. Bullet-headed sailors tnged about the wharves. The - hoolbovs enthusiastically practiced the goose-step. Max’s father was 40-too old to serve In the army. But his sea ex perience put him in a coast defense squadron, and he spent the war years on the gray and foggy North Sea. Shore leave was difficult to get, and Max. with his mother, his younger brother. Rudolph, and his kid sister. Edith, now dead, made m«nv visits to Kiel and Wilhelms hafen to see the father of the fam- i ily when the ships were in port. The German empire went down i under the Allies knockout blows in 1918. and Max’s father wasn’t able j to get out of the navy promptly. It I was tough sledding in Germany in these days, with the country in con fusion; and the bread-lines. Par ticularly tough for the temporarily fatherless family. Max was a big strong boy of 15. the man of the family now. and the time had come for him to go to work in the world. > i EASTMAN COPS OVER VERCHER Reagan Defeats Bolt On Card at McAllen Friday, Also (Special to The Herald.) McALLEN, June 20.—In a great match. Charley Eastman, the Val ley's great Charokee, won over Paul Vercher, whom some say is Paul Jone's brother, last night in 55 minutes of hard wrestling. Vercher won the first fall in 34 minutes with a hook scissor, and arm lock. En tman came back to win the se cond in 5 minutes with a leg break ing toe hold. The third fall, which went 16 minutes was also won by Eastman, with a double reverse hook scissor. Eastman disp’aved great stuff in overcoming a weight idvantage of eight pounds, as well is about six inches in reach. Pat Reagan won from Bennie Bolt in 59 minutes of fast grap pling. The first fall, which went 17 minutes was taken by Reagan with a body pin Bolt came back o win the second with a series of body slams, and a toe hold. Reagan won the next in 18 minutes with another of his famous body pin* rhis was the third anoearance of these two firrv grapplers in this city, and as Rot* h*d won the two previous bouts, the fans were strong for FJeaean, the under dog. Wilkes nromised to bring to the V'a’lev Jtilv 4th and 5th. the light weight. champion of the world. Tack Fisher. This is quite a treat for the Valiev, and a large crowd will probably attend. Crackers Come Back To Defeat Memphis ATLANTA, June 20— c/Pt— The A’lanta Crackers retaliated yester d..> and upset Memphis 5 to 4. Their fielding was perfect for the c .ly time during the present ser ies while the Chicks made a single error Although Oldham granted ten bases on balls, he limited the Cr.icks to seven scattered blows while his teammates pounded out 11. Memphis was two games in the ttad oi the Southern Association .<jc.ay with the Pelicans runners up. Jim Blakesley of New Orleans poled out a homer with Detore on ii the eighth to beat Nashville Volunteers 5 to 4. The Vols led until the eighth. Scoring seven runs in the second inning and repeating the same in the third Chattanooga defeated Mobile 17 to 7. Although 29 base hits were pounded out at Birmingham. Little Rick getting 17 of them, there were cnly two extra base blows, both doubles. The Travelers defeated Jie champion Barons 10 to 4 as t ie Barons turned in three errors. The Traveler-, scored six times ui tne sixth. CHARITY NEW YORK —Father Francks A. Kelley, former war chaplain, haa a hard time organizing his little Catholic parish of 17 families in Crj.ro. N Y Out o! admiration for h.s courage, three Jews recently contributed $1500 to buy an organ fcr the church They are ex-State Senator Herman Kopnleman. of Connecticut. Harry Braeloff, of Newark, and Michael Goodman, of Scranton. Pa. BABY STOPS FILM IONDON—Right in the middle if the filming of one of the exciting scenes of 'Mooreland Terror’’ at the Twickenham studios here re cently. William Luff, the cameran, chopped his camera and dashed out of the studio.'. It was found that a messenger had given him news that his wif*- had presented him with a baby daughter and that he h;ul dashed off to see her. The best money can buy no fillers AnhfuwrBuwh Budweiser Barley-Malt Syrup UGHT OR DARK RICH IN BODY NOT BITTER liiiiiniiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii krtxztou IfHr Stribling and Von Porat Will Fight in Chicago Ring Tonight Young Stribling Otto Von Porat CHICAGO, June 20—w*>—- The brtile of postponements will become a leather throwing reality in the Chicago stadium tonight. After several days of anxiety fj stadium officials over the con dition of Stribhng’s flighty left hand only the weighing-in re 1 mined to be* accomplish* d before tiie southern and the Norwegian crusher climb into the nnR after t.vvr postponements, for not more tnan 10 rounds and possibly less. The official weighing ceremony tine was shtfted from 2 p. m. to 1:15 p. m., the change having been Harvard Frosh Win NEW LONDON. Conn., June 20. —</?*»—Harvard's Crack freshman crew defeated Yale by three and one half lengths in the opening eVbnt of their historic regatta to day. The crimson yearlings, unbeaten this year, climaxed their season with a smashing triumph over the Elis, winning without difficulty down the two mile course The crimson crew raced into the lead at the start maintained a smooth powerful stroke all the wav down the course and won about as i it nleased. Harvard's time for the two miles was 11:02 4-5 Yale’s time 11:17 2-5. made the Illinois State Athletic commission announced, to "avoid cc:'fusion. * Von Porat was expect ed tc come in a* 205 pounds, giving h‘rr a sizeable advantage over Strlbling who will weigh about 190. interest tn the bout cent* red in ’he prospect of bringing out a chal lenger for Max Schmeltng’s *C 3. A.-New York State Athletic com fton world heavvweiKht cham :>ir nshio. Each Is after th« chance anc will be out for a decisive victory Bv reason of his bovine skill and experience, Stribline con tirued to rule a 6 to 5 favorite over the Norwegian Some money was offered at 1 to 2 1-2 that Von Porat will knock Strlbling out. FIGHTS LAST NIGHT *Bv The Associated Press' DETROIT Johnny Risko. Cleve land outpointed Paulino Uz^udun, Spain. * 10». Joe B.irlow. Boston, outoointed George Pavolik. Cleve land. <6*. Pee Wee Wilson. Detroit, outpointed Irish Mickey Gill, Chi cago. i6>. BINGHAMPTON. N Y — Joe Banovic, Bingharroton. outoointed Charlie Belanger. Canada. <10», HARTFORD, Conn. — Stanislaus Loayza. Chile, outnointed Pinkey Kaiifman, Philadelphia, <10>. LEIPERVILLE Pa. - Vince Dun dee. Baltimore, outpointed Young Ketchell. Chester. Pa.. <10*. ERNIE BOOKS A MENAGERIE Jap, Jew, German and An Indian to Wrestle Monday Night (Special to The Herald.) HARLINGEN. Tex., June 20.—A league of Nations mat program which ought to equal anything in the wrestling line staged in the Valley has been fixed up by Promoter Chestv Stephens for his week'v arguments at tb® Fair Park arena h®re Monday night A Javanese champion, a German contender for the mida!ewe'®ht rrown. a Chicago Jew and an Arirena Indian make a combina tion rarely seen on rne nl -ht’s program. And the best of it ts, ‘hrv ell are foremost among mem bers of the mat profession. Fpns of t>’® Valle’’ don’t need ®n introduction to t'*®orvp S®”er, who met Gus Kallto. midd’e —p’wfjt ch®mpton. in a boir-m's *og enm®®*T*ept hr-e s®v?m.t ’••e®,*s n«m Piv»r pow *s p®®naring for ovofppr shot flt the t!t1® Raver is rr**~hed wfth a man who mav nrnve a dlffi®nlt m> , voneni Ta"t«o P'mnai .ta^arcse ®t,atnvion and msst.«e of th® li'* •|(f® brand of wrp«t"n® Tft*s wFI he W 'Tr*’a*S et-*t n—'viMn*# t*i Routt* Tpvm H® b-« ''"-n ♦bo Am®^***” o t.%* ^ *bjr>«*s fhpr don’t obOVt fb« ’*a®ir>’*S VO’O’CS ®®d v'”'*e,«'s of »H* ’■•oman bodr i>n«l •■avs be wfb oop ♦imie his winning ways a®a’”st The semi-final off®rs P®®**** Movers of P^ieaeo he«’*’’t«**,'bt, against Chief \V®r Ea®le of Ar‘ron». ano*b«r natural if one ever "-as orrrncrpd bv ,a promot®* V®V®rs so tar has proved vobeatab'e in Rontb 't’evas. h’tt he will have b’s bsn^s flip against tbis son of America’s I original inhabitants. FAR FROM DEAD CENTRALIA Pa..—After being ' titourht deai for se*en years. Jen ni® Snvder, 25. recently surprised be town by walking in on it as j s*jdden!y as' she disappeared. She j —as thought tr have been burned , to death on Broad Mountain seven veirr agr. and her supposed bf>dy was founci there. She told her par* • nts she had been in New York. ^ Correct-and Cool! CORONADOS the “Valley-Wate” Suit Smartly tailored — comfortable! Popular porous weaves .... Tans, greys, blues, rich mixtures. And tall or short—slim or heavy—your size is here. SHIRTS Manhattan shirts in light durable .broadcloths.. Plain white, solid eclcrs or figured patterns ... PANAMAS This year the popular hat la a Panama by Dobbs. Light in .wlfhl.. Correct, crown hii’ht anl brim eo width. . ^ NECKWEAR nother .new. Jaipment.. of ‘’America's most beiotifol SI ties’*. .New. summer, designs I and rolcrlnjfs. Select M half a dozen .