Athletics Playing Oxford In Bright Belt Opener
Elaborate Ceremony For
Opening Event Arranged
Teams Alternate Back to Ox
ford Friday; Other
Teams Start Off
The Henderson Athletics expected
to put on in a big way at League
Hark this afternoon, where they are
meeting Oxford in the first game of
the Bright Belt League season. The
mayor o fthe city. Irvine B. Watkins
was to toss the first ball, according
to an announcement made by the offi
cials of the club, and it was under
stood that Mayor T. G. Stem, of Ox
ford. would also be present.
Little is known of the power of
the Oxford nine, but they may be
cownted upon to bring over a strong
aggregation to oppose the locals and
rrtiew an old rivalry between the two
Tomorrow’s game will find the As
at Oxford and Roanoke Rapids at
IN HE PIEDMONT
Owvrers of Bees Compose
Their Differences And
Chariot te Is to stay in the Piedmont
League, according to an announce
The whole afflair is very mysterious
The Charlotte owners. Felix Hayman
and Bud Moore, came to the direc
tors conference in Durham yester
day in separate cars, and it seemed
that it was a personal disagreement
and not because the Bees are not win
ning games that they want to throw
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A Quality Store at Moderate Prices
George Hinton, who will likely pitch
the Carolina-Virglnia game here Fri
day afternoon, saving Captain Long
est for the Greensboro classic Satur
day. has only lost one game this year
that was a hard luck affair in which
Hinton was relief man. The star
righthander won five and lost only
one last year.
in the towel. '
They prcfeably have made more
money at the gate and through the
sale of players than all other chibs In
ihe loop and provtng that Charlotte
is a good baseball town.
In 1803. the nited States declared
war on the Barbary States.
HENDERSON, fN. C.J DAILY DISPATCH’ THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1932
Fi BETHEL HILL
Game To Be Played At
League Park Here To
Henderson high meets Bethel Hill
high t*ere tomorrow afternoon at
league Park at 4 p m , according to
the schedule released by the school
The locals met the Person county
nine in conference play some time ago
and were defeated, and tomorrow will
see the Bulldogs attempting to avenge
the loss. Harris will probably be
Coacb Payne's choice for mound duty
with Kearney doing the work behind
The As will be in Oxford tomorrow
.end the highs wiH have the park so
the game will be played ns scheduled.
c,ub W. L. Pet
Wiinston Salem g 2 .750
Asheville 3 2 .600
Greensboro 5 3 625
Wilmington 5 3 62 5
Raleigh 4 4 r^,
Durham 3 5 .375
High Point 2 4 .333
Charlotte 17 225
w, i.. ret.
Washington 14 4 .778
Cleveland 14 7 66 7
Detroit 12 6 .667
New York 10 6 .625
St. Louis g 22 .400
Philadelphia 6 10 .375
Chicago 5 14 263
Boston 3 13 .188
Club: w. L. Pot
Boston 12 4 .760
Chicago 13 5 .722
Philadelphia 9 9 .500
St. Louis 9 10 .474
Cincinnati 9 11 .459
Brooklyn « 10 .400
Pittsburgh 7 12 .368
New York 5 10 .333
Durham 18; Raleigh 12.
Winston-Salem 7; High Point 1.
Wilmington 4; Charlotte 2.
Cleveland 8; S*_. Louis 2.
Deflroit 8; Chicago 7.
Others not scheduled.
Chicago 4; Pitts burgh 1.
St. Louis 7; Cincinnati 0.
Boston 3; Philadelphia 0.
Others not scheduled.
600 at N. C. State
To Participate In
Cake Race Today
Raleigh, May b —Six hundred State
College students will take part in the
cake race to be held at the college this
Afternoon at 3 o’clock. Entries will
leave Riddick field on the campus,
go to Hillsboro Street to Meredith
Cottege and back to Riddick Field
where the race ends.
Thirty home-nAade dak«te Wilt be
South-Bound —Not for Derby
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Certainly you recognize “Twenty Grandthe champion of last year’*
ttree-year-olds and winner of the 1931 Kentucky Derby. Me is B hown
on his way to Kentucky, but not to repeat his triumph in the Btue Gnm
classic. The horse is bound for Mrs. Payne Whitney’s farm where be
will spend the next few years neipjng to breed future Derby winners
After shat. «h» gre«t racer win remain m retirement with the mempnet
g* us emu victories. -
Davidson Pushes Carolina
And Duke For Track Honor
Chapel Hill, May 5. Davidson may
give Duke and Carolina's favorites
the scare of their lives in the annual
State track championships here Sat
urday afternoon, starting at 1:45
The Blue Devils beat the Wildcats,
but otherwise Davidson has been cut
ting a wide path through the ranks
of its foes. The Presbyterians beat
V. M. I. and V. P. 1.. two of the
strongest teams in Virginia except for
the University, and last Saturday they
gave South Carolina its first defeat
of the season.
Further, their stars hit some peaks
in that meet, with Fleagle running
Carolina And Duke Stars
To Try For New Records
Cavaliers Have Strong Team and Are Out to Break Dom
inancy of Tar Heels m Baseball Clashes Tomor- _
row at Hill and on S aturday in Greensboro
Chapel Hill, May s.—The Carolina
nine will present more than its usual
quota of stars, but the Tar Heels will
have to break the hard-luck jinx that
has been trailing them, if they are to
hope for success when they meet Vir
ginia here Friday at 4 o'clock and
at Greensboro Saturday at 3 o’clock,
in the closing feature games of an
other series in the classic 42-year
Paul Dunlap, .411 hitting first base
man. has already been signed for
the Washington outfield, and Smoky
Ferebee, shortstop, is surpassing even
Dunlap’s hittin with a mark of .449
George Hinton and Captain Cecil
Longest have been pitching stelier
ball every game, but still the hard
luck Tar Heels lost to Wake Forest
4-3 and the State 7-4.
Virginia took this year's series
opener at Charlottesville, 5-1, and the
big fight will come here Friday and
in the Greensboro classic Saturday.
Both universities have strong and ve
teran teams and Carolina is as intent
on breaking its hard luck spell and
maintaining its dominancy over Vir
ginia as Virglna s set on breakng the
victory march the Tar Heels have fol
lowed in recent years.
What’s more the two teams will be
fighting for the lead. The rivalry has
been close as well as intense. Caro
lina leads slightly in series won, but
Virginia has a narrow margin in total
Coach Hearn 4 ls saving his beat pit
chers -Longest; Hinton and Edwards
—for these two games, and the Tar
Heels will shoot the works to win the
series. The squad has been working
its hardest of the year during these
last few days, and everybody's in good
shape and high spirits. Whether they
can pull their eoraback and take the
series away from the strong Virginia
team remains to be seen, but the two
games that will tell the tall promise
two real battles anyway.
Carolina’s crack 45-piece band will
lend a big invasion of students, by
bus and by auto, to the Greensboro
classic Saturday, and the big crowd
will be joined by a small army 01
pretty supporters from N. C. C. W.
and Greensboro College, whose stu
dent bodies turn out en masse for
the big game each year.
The lineups will show Virginia with
offered as prizes to the firs* 30 stu
dents to ftnisfh. The are being
donated by the Woman’s Club of Ra
leigh and members of the college fac
State highway patrol men wifi clear
the way for the runners along the
three mile course.
the 100-yard dash in 9.8 seconds.
Earle negotiating the mile in 4 min
utes 38.8, Brannon doing the two-mile
in 10 minutes 7.7, Dickerson broad
jumping 21 feet.
Flieagle's addition should make a
great race in the 100-yard dash, for
Brownlee of Duke has been credited
with 9.6 seconds this year, and Far
mer of Carolina has run around 9.9
and close to 9.8.
The Tar Heels and the Blue Devils
will be watching the Davidson dis
tance men, too, for the Wildcats cop
ped all three places in both the mile
and the two-mile, and they took first
and third in the half-mile, in the
South Carolina meet.
veterans at seven posts, Carolina with
veterans at six places. Carolina: Pea
cock, cf; Weathers or McCaskil). 2b;
Ferebee, ss; Dunlap, lb; Poweli, 3b;
Croom, If; Dixon, rs; and Pattisull,
c.; Virginia: Finder, 3b; Stainberg,
2b; Sippley, lb; Drissell, cf; Brewer,
p; Poss, c; Charles, rs; Lee, ss; Daw
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Carolina Faces Hard Luck
With Tough Virginia Foe
Chapel Hill, May s.—Carolina and
Duke track stars, who together bet
tered four state records in their dual
meeting, are being picked to set the
pace and make a great meet of Sat
urday afternoon's State Champion
Davidson will also send a strong
team, and N. C. State, Wake Forest
and Guilford will each add its own
quota of stars, but the Tar Heels and
the Blue Devils will wear the fa
vorites’ colors. The Freshman di
vision will bring a number of other
star performers to the big meet,
•which will get under way at 1:45
o'clock and which will last until 5
Duke mowed down all opposition in
dual meets until it met Carolina. The
Tar Heels, who had already beaten !
Navy and Virginia in a single week- !
end. nosed them out, but the Blue
Devils put up as many feature per
formances as the Tar Heels. The
performances of that meet, standing
alone, indicate that this year's crop
of stars will set up several new rec
Charlie Farmer, Ralston LeGore
and Oscar Mullis of Carolina huve
previously bettered the existing state
records in the 220-yard dash, Javelin
throw and shot put, respectively.
Henry Fulmer of Duke has done the
same in the 440-yard dash, and Cap
tain Lionel Weil and Ken Marland
of Carolina have been hovering
around the record all year.
John Brownlee, of UuKe, who set
the Southern Conference record for
the low' hurdles at 24 seconds flat
last year, may easily lift the present
state record of 24.4 seconds, although
his best time in the Carolina m**,
was 24.5. *
Rip Slusser, his aich-rival at Caro,
lina, might do likewise. f m g>Ua
skimmed the lows in 24.4 second meed
last year, and is hitting his strafe
The 9.6 seconds records in the 109.
yard dash will be hard to lift, bu ,
Brownlee has turned in 0 6 an <l
second performances this year and
Farmer has done 9 9 and ran one 8 te D
behind Waybright of Navy in a
dash. They should have another gi** t
BRIGHT BELT LEAGUE
Oxford ax Henderson.
Rocky Mt. at Roanoke Rappife
High. Point at Winston-Salem.
AsheviHe at Greensboro.
Wilmington at Charlotte.
Raleigh at Durham.
St Louis at Boston.
Cleveland at Philadelphia
Brooktyn at Chicago.
New York a* St. Louis.
Philadelphia at Pittsbuigh
Boston at Cincinnati.
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