28Sept1948PopEimerJoplinGlobe

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28Sept1948PopEimerJoplinGlobe - Determination and Spirit Carry JU. "* Eimer *...
Determination and Spirit Carry JU. "* Eimer * *=5 -" Cun Range ! "never- Nine - . - , . T _ n l i n R l f i - an d champion on the Jopiin riiiie ana here Sun day Determination and the pioduced to get the job done, as he to j gun t o u r n a m e n t completed at the Schif-j ^^g^^o'ver ; , and had the army before moving C L (Pop) Eimer. a gunsmith, mighty short for a .30-caliber rifle. who spent his early years in Ari-j By midaftcrnoon, "Pop's" pat- zona and then became an ordnance terns were getting closer and with his patterns as wide apart four inches, Eimer shot away. For those who are not familiar with shooting, a 100-yard range rif pat- closer together. By the time he had finished his . 120th round , the ,ast 10 bullets were Newton l - U r par placed space. 1/3 2-inch He had the trophy. k tours «.-, and responsible many times Jones and Tom Farren. both crack for its survival, and Eimer became shots, who fired .22-caliber rifles rival, ^ Newton trophy, with the! Friday night when he is formally close friends since the latter's removal to this community. Several months ago, to honor Newton, the club voted to establish sec- d t r a i f M i 6 " the most compact pattern over a 100-yard c d l . o ^oo A 1 w»» 1.^4 » i w uav * "*. ^ ' A « m A i i j n l e a presented with it at a meeting nas the club to be held at the a and came away with patterns l',4 inches. Eimer's determination to win trophy will be realized to the end national guard armory here. i There's just one consideration, Eiiner started he was determined could no longer get into a rheu- could not hold a rifle for however, that club officials have insisted upon--and it's not in the' rules--Eimer has to show up Fri-' "«e. 1 ofi-hand shooting. f o a( j(j (, o those handicaps, his right eye is nearly blind. looked at t h e varied as . any appeal. They gust burning de- miss-, of trophies he had won particu- j matches in Ari- the match BRAVES START EARLY OF Boalon, Sept. 27. ~ (JP) -- For first time in recent world series history .baseball fans will be able to buy unreserved bleacher seats before the day of the game, the Boston Braves announced today as they offered for sale tomorrow-N e w g i n - i i i n j i t v i . - - - «-»- ·-· ^ --- -( the Frank Newton cup. ,tickets for their first and second' Three also-rans, the lowly Washing- low began to figure and plan. He ob-; General Manager John J to n Senators, and the green, tained a barrel from a discarded, said 1,500 "jury box" .30-calibre Browning machine gun of these games would go on sale at by the armed $1 each at 10 a. m. Tuesday. No The Indians, with all of seat sales would be made maming games at home, meet the green h c breech mechanism of a ' m a d e °n th « day of the games. White Sox in the rifle. Then, he turned o u t ' cheek rest for the r three-putted his past CARD BASEBALL TRWUTS . ,,. K , )V , t STARTED AT CARTHAGE telescope sight on brackets t h a t , extend far enough to the l e f t ) C arthag- MTTi^ptT 27,-Bctween ^J'j' 0 "^ ^imer to u s e ^ h i s ^ l e f t eye. 35 and 40 baseball aspirants re- The telescope sight, however, ported at n 0 - clock t h - s m o r n i n g Bob Feller posed anothei problem. It unbal-'to Scouts C. A. Marr and Freddie w h l l ' New anced the make-shirt rifle. To Hawn for the St. Louis Cardinal year counter that problem, the little gun- fall tryout camp at r e i taped a seven-inch piece of Today was the first of the two to the opposite side of the bar-'days set aside for the tryouts p h l a of Sox and Washington play the first Nor-' As t h e contest rll]ps nl ] ott -ed a n v STAXDIMiS OF THK Amcrkan W. I. PC t ed up with a sandbox. flcvcland NCM, York . Philadelphia 'i.'. !'^ .it. -,M fil .fi!

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  1. Joplin Globe,
  2. 28 Sep 1948, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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