Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 183, Ed. 1 Sunday, August 17, 1952 Page: 4 of 4
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C-BSECXENItlDGl; AMERICAN—SUNDAY, AUG. 17, 195}
3 Texas teams
AN Bunched Up
By UNITED PKESS
Dallas held only
a slender one
(unip lead over bitter rival Fort
Worth in the Texas League Satur-
The Eagles |)Mit ground by suc-
cumbing to nemesis Shreveport
Friday night at Burnet Field, 5
tn J. Down the road a picce at
Fort Worth the Cats overpowered
Beaumont, 4 to 1.
That mean# th* standiiiks show-
ed Dallas. V ort Worth, and Shreve-
port bunched in a th'ree and a half
game span at the top of the lea-
gues. San Antonio moved to fourth
by outlasting Oklahoma City in 13
innings, 8 to 7, w hile Tulsa slipped
to fifth by losing to Houston, 4
It was a bad night for the home
Only one, Fort Worth, won. Even
then. ( at pitcher Rudolph I'aynich
had to double in two of the runs
to help win his game. Three of
Fort Worth's score* came out of
eight walks Beaumont's Emil Pat-
rick gave up. He pitched a three-
hitter in defeat.
At Oklahoma City, San Antonio
got 18 of the game's 32 hits and
on the strength of Charlie Grant's
game-tying home run in the sixth
and substitute catcher Charlie Hop-
kins' game winning single finally
made the first division.
Max _ Peterson won in relief and
Vern Kennedy, also in relief, was
the lower. The game lasted three
hours and 15 minutes.
At Tulsa, the Oilers were shut
out for the 20th time this season,
and that spelled second division.
They had been in fourth place.
Houston's Elwood Clear set the
Oilers back with six hits. A couple
of crucial double plays got him
out of trouble and protected his
shut out. Tulsa used three pitchers
with Jim Curley suffering the loss.
At Dallas, the Eagles' Hal Erick-
son failed for the second start in
a row to win his 20th victory. He
was the loser although Ed Varhely
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relieved him in th<- sixth and Don-
ald Mossi came on in the eighth.
Is Won By East
CHILDRESS, Aug. 16 <UJB—The
East finally won a Green belt Bowl
It took three triej to make the
grade, but the East staged a sur-
prising 14 to 0 upset Friday night
before 3,500 fans to keep the heav-
ier, more publicized West from
making it three in a row in the
all-star contest sponsored by the
Childress Quarterback Club.
Husky Jack Kirkputrick of
Post, «fl>rkins as the "man under,"'
sparked both of the East'3 scor-
ing drives and climaxed one of
them with a 20-yard fourth-quar-
ter payoff sprint of his own. He
passed 26 yards to end Excell
Amyett of Fort Worth for the
other in the third period, while
Rusty Gunn of Arlington convert-
ed each time.
Kirkpatrick was voted the iram«*s
outstanding back, while Lubbock's
Johnny Tatum for the second week
in a row won -an outstanding line-
man award. He earned the same
honor at the Texas High School
Coaches Association North-South
game at Fort Worth a week ago.
Coach Dixie White's East crew-
led in first downs, 15 to 8, and in
rushing 239 yards to 143, but gam-
ed only 68 yards pas^in? to 98 for
Coach Jack Mitchell's West entry.
Wooten Into Finals
In Women's Meet
SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 16 «CE>
—Wooten Motors of Fort Worth
went rnto the finals of the fourth
annual regional American Softball
Association woman's tournament
Saturday still the favorite.
Wooten, defending titlist for the
fourth j^ear in a row. beat Heart's
Delight, of San Angelo. 9 to 1, and
then shut out Goldberg'3 of Port
Arthur, 8 to 0. to gain the finals.
"Hie champs haven't lost a game in
the double elimination affair which
ends Saturday night.
In other games, Goldberg's beat
Hires Root Beer, of San A.itonio,
12 to 6, and Atomic Stores of San
Antonio, 15 to 10, befoie loosing to
The Houstonette3, of Houston,
beat Heart's Delighst, 4 to 0 and
then fell before Cos, on Ross of
Dallas, 5 to 4.
Have New Prexy
CHICAGO, Aug. 16 <UJS — The
Football Writers of America had
a new president Saturday, Bill
Rives of the Dallas Morning News.
Rives was elected by the writers
shortly before the annual all-star
football game here in which the
Los Angeles Rams defeated the
College All-Stars, 10 to 7.
The writers also voted Soldiers
Field. Chicago, the distinction of
having the "world's worst press
YOU ARE COMIALLY INVITES
Coal Production To Be Halted One
Week As Memorial To Bisaster Bead
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 <«• —
The United Mine Workers an-
nounced Saturday that coul produc-
tion will be halted one week, from
Aug. 23 to Sept. 1, as a "memor-
ial" to members killed or maimed
in mine disasters.
John L. Lewis, UMW president,
ordered the work stoppage m a
notice to all concerned charging
repeated industry violations of
safety rules which he said "ap-
proximates criminal intent."
During the one-week period in
which "the production of coal will
cease," Lewis said all owners
should put their mines "in a legal-
ly safe condition."
Both hard and soft coul mines
manned by UMW members will be
closed during the memorial per-
Lewi?" notice, published in the
United Mine Workers Journal, was
addressed to coal operators, UMW
locals, the U. S. Bureau of Mines,
federal mine inspectors, and state
mining departments and state in-
He said that only coal production
would stop. All other "necessary
work"—such as mine maintenance
—will continue uninterrupted.
The notice made 110 mention of
forthcoming wage-hour negotia-
tions between the UMW anil the
From Dec. 23,'1951, through last
July 31, Lewis said. 334 miners
have been killed and some 20,040
l.i that same period, he added,
federal mine inspection records
"reveal a total of 52,256 violations
by mine management of safety
Brown b Out
WACO. Aug. 16 W.R)—BavVnr
University was without an athletic
trainer Saturday, after the resig-
nation of Delmer Brown, who had
been with the institution five
Brown, a twin brother of Texas
Christian trainer Elmer Brown,
was a track star at North Texas
State College ar.id had served on
th$ Bay town High School coaching
Dallas Pros Open
KERRVILLE. Tex.. Aug. 16 <U
—The Dallas Texansi open their
National Football League exhibi-
tion schedule here Saturday night
as solid favorites over the Brooke
Army Medical center Comets from
nearby San Antonio.
Coach Jim Phelan rn his first
outing of the transplanted New-
York Yanks of 1951 decided to
start a veteran crew with the ex-
ception of end Dick Wilkins, who
hasn't played pro ball since he was
with the defunct Los Angeles Dons
Bob Celeri, George Taliaferro.
Buddy Young and Zollie Toth will
make'up the starting backfield.
Dan Edwards will pair with Wil-
kins at end, John Clow-«e and Mike
McCormick at tackles. Sisto Aver-
no and John Woznick at guards
and Brad Ecklund at center on the
starting line, but Phelan said he
planned to play every man in
camp physically able to compete.
His cecV>nd backfield quartet had
rookies Dave Anderson at quarter.
Billy Raggett and Bob Finnell at
the "halves and Dick McKissack at
to attend the
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Texan Step Closer
To Boxing Crown
AUSTIN. Aug. 16 <OR> — Bobby
Dykes of San Antonio, was a step
closer to a crack at the welter-
weight title Saturday after taking
•> unanimous ten-round decision
from Cisco Saenx of Phoenix, Ariz.
Dykes had been favored to knock
I out Saenz in their bout Fridfy
night at Austin's city coliseum,
but Saenz proved a tough and ag
The only knockdown was scot -d
by Saenz in the first round, with
Dykes taking an eight count. Dykes
won every round except the first
and the seventh, that latter being
Dykes is schedn'ed to fight Gil
Turner of Philadelphia, in N ■«
York's Madison Square Garden
Sept. 5. After that he hopes to get
a shot at the welterweight cham-
The punch that floored Dykes
was a roundhouse right to the jaw
Later in the fight Saenz kept up ;i
steady flurry of lefts to the face
and rights to the body, but Dykes
appeared to be in control.
tne unanimous decision was boo-
ed by the 1,640 paying fans at
Dykes weighed in at I" 2 and
Sa.-nz at 155.
2 Cartoons Every Night
LAST TIMES SAT.
rUMffiC DATS OF CATTLE BUMS
c;^h NW GAV
provisions of the federal mining
The stoppage will involve five
working days only since Aug. 23
falls on a Saturday, when miners
do not normally work, Sept. 1 is
the Labor Day holiday.
There are now about 84 days'
supply of coal above the ground.
This stockpile will be reduced by
About 400,000 soft coal miners
and 75,000 anthracite miners—ex-
cept for maintenance workers—
will go out of the pits.
Kansas Mem Wins
Trophy Third Time
GREEN LAKE. Wis., Aug. 16
<UJ>)—Ted Wells, 45, Wichita, kans.,
held the Heimerling trophy Satur-
day for the third time in five years
to become the nation's champion
He piled up 7,090 points out of
8,000 to finish far ahead of Morris
Whitney, 17-year-old student from
Clearwater, Fla, who took second
with 6,427. Francis Seavy, Clear
water, was third with 6,2&>.
Wells and Whitney won the right
to represent this country in the
western hemisphere championship
snipe regatta in November.
The birch tree sheds its bark
b Tough <Hto«
FOLKSTONE, Eng., Aug. 16 «B>
—The final score Saturday on the
biggest mass invasion of the Eng-
lish channel this swimming season
was: Three successful tries and
10 failures. .
The last of the 13 swimmers who
in the past 36 hours have tried to
swim the 21-mile stretch of chan-
nel between France and England
gave up Friday night. He was 44-
year-old Fahmy Attalla, one of six
Egyptians who tried the long dis-
The three who succeeded made
the France to England swim-con-
sidered easier than swimming from
England to the mainland. They
were Victor Birkett, 26-year-old,
22-pound British real estate sales-
man, Kathleen Mayoh, a 20-year-
old "lassie from Lancashire" Er.ri
Itfiil, and 26-year-old mechanic B*-"1
fcir Soliman, of Egypt.
New Hurting And
AUSTIN. Aug. 16 (U.R) — More
than 300,000 Texas sportsmen
were reminded Saturday that
they'll have to buy new hunting
and fishing licenses by Sept. 1,
the beginning of the state's nev
Vernon E. Skaggs, chief clerk of
the Texas Game and Fish commis-
sion, said the licenses range from
$1.65 for individual fishing licenses
and $215 for hunting upwards to
$200 for a wholesale fish and oys-
ter dealers license. Skaggs said ap-
proximately 325,000 fishing licens-
es and 350,000 hunting licenses
were sold last year.
R E R * R R
(Peace Officers Excepted)
FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST
AND CONVICTION OF ANY PERSON OR PERSONS
WHO IN THE PAST OR MAY HENCEFORTH
BREAK INTO ANY OF' THE WAREHOUSES
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Robert F. Berenti, Grand Prize and Miller High Life
Ferrel Distributing Co, Blatx and iax
Lone Star Distributing Co, Lone Star
Machen Distributing Co, Schiits
Taylor Distributing Co, Budwefeer
Pearl Distributing Co, Pearl
TVest Texas Distributing Co, Falstaff
Ti^est Texas Produce Co, Pabst and Muehlebach
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