The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 27, 1940 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 27, 1940
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PAGE EIGHT COURIER NEWS HEBE'S DOPE 1SPECTS IMS The BIGGEST Spori Of All' Rookies Seek Big Time Berths, May Have What It Takes NEW YORK, Feb. 27 <l)P)—The long road to the major leagues that begins in "wliistle-stop" minor circuits may end for several promising rookies this year when they climb out of American League dueouts for their first bin league (jame. A group of IOC newcomers, most of them fresh out of the minors nnd some-who Imve liad a previous trial, come up this spring for their chance at the gold nnci (•litter of regular American League jobs. A quick tally .of the new entries, with some who Imve a good chance for success, follow: Red Sox—17, 11 pitchers, two Inficlders, three outfielders, one catcher. Outfielder Dominic D I M a g g i o, youngest brother of Yankee Joe. Led coast, wllli 164 runs and SCO total bases, third ivilh 539 hits, 49 doubles, 18 triples. Pitchers Herb Nash and Ralph Watte. Hash won 22. lost fix lor Minneapolis. Declared second most, valuable in American Association. Waite won 18, lost five at Scranton. Senators—10, eight pitchers, five Infielders, two outfielders, one catcher. Pitcher Sid Hudson. Six 'net four. Won 24 lost four, finished every game lie started last, vcnr. Walked C3 in 250 innings. Irsl; Hnwk's Ginger Girl, owned >y Curtis Ornsp, Puragonld, sec- oiul; Crip, owned by E. C. Barton, Jonesboro. third. Puppy Slake — Sports Peerless, owned by M. L. Cnlllngsworth, TiickPrninn, first; Rex, owned by Infielder Ed Leip. stole" 18 bases Sam Cannon, Mcnctte,. second, Uteri .322. Scored 121 ••,,„, i.ii 17 ^rankle, owned by Bert Johnson, batted .322. Scored 121 runs,,hit 17 triples. Infielder Jim Pofahl, Batted 'Ml in A. A., second with 128 runs fourth with 176 lilts, ana fifth In total bases. Indians—15, seven pitchers, four infielders, three oulfieldcrs, one catcher. Outfielder Del Jones. 22 years old. Hit .362 for cedar rapids. Outfielder Paul O'Den. Hit .3'lli for Springfield hi 122 games. Second In league with 103 hits. Not yet 20. Piiclicr Al Smith. Former Gliint Won 16 lost two at Buffalo. Great control. Passed only 49 toilers in 1GQ innings. White Sox—13, six pitchers, five infielders, one outfielder, 'one catcher. Pitcher Vnl Eaves. Won 21 «i Shrcveport, • Catcher Tom Turner. Hit .312 in 137. games at Houston. ' PJtclter Ed Wdlamf. Won 18, lost nine in East Texas League. Browns—13, Jaur pitchers, four outfielders, three infielders,' two catchers. Outfielder Pete Kitnis. Hit .340 fit Voungstown. Outfielder Glenn McQuillen. Led Eastern League with m hits second with 98 runs, third with U triples nnd 10 homers. Batted .329. Infielder Alnn Strange. Made '224 lilts, scored 108 runs at Seattle Athletics—12, six pitchers four infielders, fielder. , Pitchers John one catcher, one out- Bablch, Herman Besse and Ed "Heiisser. Babich won 17. lost six, fanned. 117 «t Kansas City..Besse, target ol Giants, won , lost 11. Led Southern l,cagut run average 2.48. rcMin yrar. with' darned' Heusser. Heusser won 10 lost. 7 !ast Walked 52 in 217 innings Tigers — 11, six pitchers, three outfielders, one catcher one infield er. Pitchers Ed Seats and Clay Smith. Seats won 21 lost H, struck out, 132, walked 62 at Sacramento Smit won 13 a Buffalo with "slider." Yankees—9. five pitchers two outfielders, two infielders. Pitcher Marvin Breuer. Won n lost six at Kansas City. Infielder John Sturm Only candidate for first base. Southpaw. Manila Boys Defeat Blggers Quint, 44-32 JONESBORO, Ark.. Feb. 27-. The Manila boys came from b-- hmci in the last half to beat BiBgcrs in thc first game O f lhc district amateur league play, 41 lo half. --.-.. p.^tvu |j|,ij half for Manila arid t Williams and Ran ila overcome Spent $20,000,000 Raise Racing To Present Level To Ils mures and I!y IfAlll'.Y CiRAVSO.V IIKA Service SjionK Ktlilor MIAMI, Fla.. Pel). M.—Joseph Early Widener Is the iliird of an American turf triumvirate, the —21 stallions, brood horses In training. Wldencr. whose Immense family fortune was founded by Ills fallier Peter A. B., In iracllons, railroads and real estate, owns the finest private collection of flcmbrandls In the world. 1'art of Wide:ior r s education was a course In the University of Pennsylvania School of Architecture, nnd ire sketches nil plans for Improvements at hi; tracks. I'ARTNKIt or I.KWIS I'Olt 40 When recreation was available after Me was drafted into Die orn-e of his father as a young man, Joe Widaer found it with horses-show horses at first. |. 0 was a M Ioo all and heavy to do much riding, out was an accomplished ninsmnn. He played some polo and was me of the more capable judges of TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, Meyers Is Winner On Mat Card first two of tt-hich were Willlim C. °", e Whitney and Ausjusl u'elmoni. I' ,? I . lon ) cs ' Whitney, fallier of Harry Payn= , mok(! Into racing in a part- Whllnuy and grandfather of Cor- " mln l> with Howard Lewis that has lasted more than 40 years. Leo Meyers was the survivor of a five man "wrestle royal" at the Legion arena last night. First contestant, to be put out of the running \ vas Dc | Raines, who lasted only live minutes under th" hammering and socking of the Bang. Charles sinkey was the next, to be ganged and was eliminated in cfelit minutes after which Joe Dillman followed the row of victims, Meyers then climaxed the performance by downing Blakcly, the Te>:as headiock specialist, in 17 minutes with the Jim Lomlos tou hold. In individual matches following the free-for-all, Sinkey defeated •one of | Raines in 13 minutes with the (lie 20lh day of February, 1<HO, I the Chancery Court, Probate D vision ihcreof, of Mississippi Com ty, Arkansas, All persons having claims or c.', mauds against said estate nut present them, duly aulhenticulen 16 tlie undersigned, for ullowan? lief ore the end ol one year fror the dale of granting of silrt leller:j If not presented within such tlm, they will be forever barred; an : those claims presented within si months will have priority avt those filed after lapse of months. Hated this 2Cth day of Frbruar 1940. MRS. JOSEPHINE MOONK' Administratrix of tlie estat of J. R Moimey. Kfin Reed, L'T-5-12-1 AUy. lor a j Militated Snraioga, gave impetus A tall, slender, distinguished ni) . IN THE CHANCKHY COURT FOR Thanks la Joseph K. Widener, rating lias reached its highest level. Jonesboro, third. Todays Sport Parade Bf HENT.T MU.EMORK HOLLYWOOD, I-tb. 27. (UP) — Once a week 1 (jo through my notebook twhen I can find it, that is) mid try to Interpret the scrawls, scratches ami odd symbols which I have put there to remliul myself of things 1 might forget. It seems Hint lust week these were some ot the notations I iniule: "Mrs. H. Nix. Biscuit." That one's ctisy. MJ-.S. Charles S. Howard wasn't at Stint* Anita last Saturday when Seablscuit- won because she was nfnild he would lose aynlii'. ownVcl loves The Biscuit so much that she breaks Into tears and Is almost overcome when he is beaten. Having seen him beaten in four previous starts she missed seeing nml heaving one ol the greatest ovations ever paid any American racehorse, "A. G. Grapevine. Blnke." You might think, at first elnncc, that Ihis is about a iiijin named Mr. A. G. Grapevine Blake. But it isn't. The "A" is for Armstrong an] thc "G" for Garcia, who'll right here Friday for tlie tnlddlenelxlit title. The grapevine pnrt concerns n por- sisler.t rumor In this town that the fight is going to end In a draw. Tile Blnke is for George Blake, who'll referee (lie fight, ail reports to the contrary. Since this note wns made I have learned that Murmger Eddie Mead IBS backed down on his insistence for five-ounce gloves for Armstrmia nnd tlie welterweight champion will use the snme six-mincers as his opponent. "I. O. Brod $5." nils notation Is II loo clear to me. It means thai L owe five bucks to Uroderick Crawford, the original Leiinie of Mice and Men. Being an honest person, and taking his size and strength into consideration, I run goln? tc pay him on sight. I still feel, however, that lie should have given me two strokes n side instead of one. "Butler. Crosby. Rain." Tills one has to do with lunch with Blng Crosby nnd Dave Butler, the director, at Universal studio. It wns a lunch of conflicting interests. I wanted to meet beautiful actresses, lind out what chance there was for a plump lello\v with thinning rod hair to get in the movies, nnd sin» a bar or two of n song. All (hey wanted to talk about horses, and all they did talk about was , o • •»• »»•:> i»u UUK aoom wns after Biggers led 19 to 5 at the horses. Duller, who directed "Kcu- " tucky," Is so anxious to get lo an- 'x" in -? l0n i)Ia5etl thc l! «t otl 'er Kentucky derby that he is "~1 teaming with writing a scenario and has tcnta- y helped Man- tlvtly entitled it "Kentnckv—Volume II." Crosby, owner of Don Mike, the best muddcr entered in the 5100,000 handicap to l>e run Saturday, Is praying for one of those celebrated California "heavy fogs" on that day. "Clipper. Double rev." This one confused even me (or a \\liile sounding as It docs like a note on Blytheville Owned Dog Stake Winner JONESBORO, Aik.. Peb 27 Unexpected success crowned the flrst anneal field trial sponsored here Sunday by (lie Northeast Arkansas Field Trial Association Thirty-eight dogs were entered in the three stakes by owners from towns all over Northeast Arkansas Trophies were awarded to (he winning owners. Jess Homer of Blytheville served as one ot the judges. Results: Derby Stake-Cray's Ann Doon, owned by Doyle Henderson, Bly- thevllle, first place; Sid, owned by 'W. S. Johnston, Blytheville sec. ond place; Gray's jack Doon, ovm- fd by Doyle Henderson, Blytheville third place. Members' All-Age—Egyptian Joe, owned by (i; Gi Jones; BsUsvllle r the revolutions of the motor of clipper plane. Then I remembered. KEYSTONB ALFALFA SEEDS ALL KINDS FIELD SEEDS BABY CHICKS L. K. Ashcraft Co. I'DIUNA FEEDS Phone 154 Cliickasaw A. G. Votes to Retain Dildy, Elects Wuiu'lerlioh- President The Clilckasaw Athletic Club !)lo;I to recommend the retention of Coach Joe Dildy for another •car nl a meeting at thc Hotel Noble lust night. The 38 members present also elected a new group if officers headed by W. J. Wmtd- rlich as president. The question of making some •ecomineiulatlon to the school ioard relative to the high school coaching staff was discussed lit a -ecenl meeting. Last night's mect- ng was called for the purpose of lolling Ihe club's membership and esulted in a two-lo-one victory for hose opposing any change for the u'esenl In (lie high school's iith- etlc set-up. Tlie vote was 25 to 13. Co:tch Dildy, a product of Ihe Jnlversity of Alabama, came here n 1937 to succeed Coach Carney •r.slie and In the past three years ils football teams were regarded s sonic of the mosl powerful in he Arkansas High School Conference 'despite losses to several of :he state's major leainY Lost sca- ion the Chicks played « tough 12-gaine schedule, winning all but hrce contests but finishing well below the top in the conference ;tant!ing. The members of tlic club elected W, J. Wimderlich by a unanimous vole lo succeed Marcus Eviard as president after Roscoc Cratton, vho was also nominated for incline! withdrawn his name ana novcrt Uml Mr. Wimderlich be fleeted without opposition. Other officers; elected were i-'armcr Eng- and, .secretary, s P. Norris. and R. irer. succeeding Both England nnd Nelson were mopposed. Mr. Wiinderlich. who took the chair following his election, innde n brief tnlk to tlie members m vlilch the appealed for Iheir com>li;to cooperation in carrying out he club's aclivili, - this year and secretary, succeeding Samuel ,\. Nelson, trcas- May U. Logan. and Vf. .1. (Hill) Wumlcrlirli in giving school authorities ...... the coaching stall all thc support. llllullbl , lu us pics-iu c possible toward improving athletic , fAS ttrnin Y l'nr/Kn facilities at the city schools. ' ii«<>«i/»-inuhI> it.'i/islution. Widener, who became a memirer nl the New York .Jockey Club i.i 1WI9, has been Ihe greatest incii- ritlinl power of tlie American turf ! since 1924, when he became active [ at llelmont Park. I He has poured $20.030.008 into I racing . . . made Belmonl Park j tlie finest and one of the most i beautiful tracks in the world al• though U ha.s not shown a profit in I 25 years. j He took over Hiale'sli Park in [ l'J31 . . . rebuilt it the following | year to moke that gorgeous plant j Ins proudest achievement. I He lifted winter racing out of I ihe ordinary . . . made racing an I nil year round sport. ! SENT VETKKINARIAX TO .STUDY KUHOI'KAN TACTICS To protect players ami provide for more formful racing. Widener \v;is first to take nelly} steps to curb the evil of .stimulants. Through his efforts. Hialeah introduced (lie saliva lest . . . co'iKiucti'd other experiments to rid strips of "hopped" horses. There are now drastic laws lo prevent doping of runners. At his own expense. Widener sent a nationally known veterinarian and chemist to France (o studv improved, methods in use on "European ovals. Widener was one of thc first important American racing men to seek ways to i:nprove betting conditions which would Like the mystery out of the sport and make the inner workings a wide open affair for the public. With Unit in mind, he installed the first totali-.ator in Ihis country at Hialeah Park. His campaign [or thc paii-muliicl (orin of ivngerin; in New York led to diflercnccs with more conservative nu>mh:rs of The Jockey Club who fear the cotiscqueniies- of making bstting simpler for the rank and file. Widener saw the finish camera through to Us present efficiency. ucai-lna man of C3. ho is now chuirmnn of the liojrds of the Westchester Racing Association and the Miami jo:-key Club, which ; operate Eclmonl Park" and Hialeah respectively. He is vice chairman of Thc Jockey Club, anil a steward , of the NHlonal Steeplechase Hunt Association SON'S ILL HEALTH MAKKS and ACTIVE AGAIN' Poor health prompted Widener to retire last winter as president of Hialeah Park and to step down last fall as president of the Wcst- chesler Racing Association. •' He was succeeded in Florida by Ins son, p. A. B. Widener n, but I with his son very ill in phihdel- I Phia, Joe Widener has been as ac| live as ever before, directing Hinleah policy and operation. Though mentally as active and alert as ever, five years of ill health had left Widener feeble when thc Hialeah meeting now drawing to a close got under way. He had to watch his health carefully. But back in the thick of things, Joseph E. Widencr's health has improved steadily. That is only natural. Racing has been his life. Cne motion which was curried unanimously wns that the addition oi another basketball coach 'DC made to the school's coaching stall since the new gymnasium tunv offers an opportunity for Ihis sport lo be developed here. A Softball committee consisting of James Terry. Lagrone Whittle and Harmon Taylor was appointed by Wimderlich for the ptirpojo en arranging next season's icftball program lov the c;ui). Several business matters were acted upon by thc club before adjournment. just wanted to comment soinc- Ime that when Clipper Smith accepted thc Loyoh football job and hen changed his mind and remained at Villanova, he executed Ihe biggest football play in h| s - ory. Nothing less, mind you, than trans-contineiilal double reverse, vith an entire university being nouse-lrappcd. "Ty. Mack. Wisest." This was to •cinind me what Ty Cobb said about Connie Mack/Ty told me hat when he went to the Athletics after more than 20 years In the American League he would have sworn that no one could have told itm how to play any ot the rival litters. But Cobb said he hadn't been in the outleld a week before Connie was shifting dim here and there—and correctly—for hitters Dobb had been playing againat for i decade. "Beverly Hills 5S6Q5." minute! That's none of your business. There are approximately 30,000 houses and other properties standing empty in the city of London. KE.HUH.l.N'OT COU.CCTIOX Widener brought thc finest thoroughbred blood to tire United . . his red and while stripes, black cap Inve been seen extensively both in this country and abroad. Widener purchased Ehnendorf, outsido Lexington and one of the showplaces of Kentucky, io 1911. He maintained n stable in France Kith n stud at Chautilly. Because of the war. part of his French stock has been shipped to this country and has just arrive;! THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS The Georgia Stite Savings Association of Savannah, a corporation; Henry Bhi:i, Trustee, of Savannah, Geor- S la Plaintiffs vs. No G. S. Wright and his wife, Virginia C. Wright- p N. Wright and his wife, Mrs. F. N. Wright Defendan's WA1INING Olimut The defendjiils G. S. Wright and Virginia C. Wright are warned to appear In the Ch.inoprv Court for Hie chickasawbA District of Mississippi County, Arkansas within thirty (30) days nnd answer the complaint of the plantlff. The Georgia Slate Savings Association ctal WITNESS iny hand as clerk of said court and the seal thereof this the 2G day ot February, ISJ-SO. HARVEY MOR1U3, Chrk By Elizabeth Blythe, D C 27-5-12-19 i . . ^ "CSif OF KENTUCKY ''Mllllll.l-.lttCII"-ike largtsI lilting tlraielil lloiirban u'lihtey in tae wiiritl. AI your fuvcrlle package store. Joneslboro Girls Win District Title TRUiMANN. Ark.. Jonesboro won the Feb. girls 27. district amateur basketball play by defeating Batesvllle 22 to 14 in the finals. Shawnee of Mississippi county ivnn its first game from Walnut RUge, 10 to 6, but dropped its second game, 28 to 11, to Balesville. Between halves of championship same queens from each team assembled on floor and the judges eliminated all but Mississippi comity queen, Hazel Carlock, Jonesborc and Balesville queens and they then held a drawing for queen with the Batesville entry. Mis: Massey winning. IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS; PROBATE DIVISION' THEREOF IN RE: THE ESTATE OP J P MOONEY, DECEASED Notice is hereby given that letters of administration were granted to the undersigned, upon the cs- state of J. p. Mooney. deceased, on I J. L. GUARD Ontfttnetrist Only Graduate 0|ilomc- trist in BlydieyJIIe. 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