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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 6, 1940
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Cronin's All-Slav Choice Picked To Go Places Wiili Si. Louis Team This Season ST. PETKR-SBUnO, I'la.. Mnr )i ' C. itJIM—Thc-re'.s a spot of sc-ie yellow ;vnss in the outfield at W:ilei front Park and Malinger I! o IJIadi's of tiie St. I.onis Cardinals | Hood on it. Tint's where lie is this season —on Hie spol. People already are picking Ills U.:.m to win ihe National League pennant and are savins Ilii't llii' tonmu' minor league manuger uu\ be the one who pills lojether Itie conibinilioii that '.vili c::d Hie reiyn of tlie New York Yankees in Hie World series. It w.'.sn'i that way last year when . lilaeles took over the Cardinils Nobody cxpcelcd him to do mne-li and everybody was surprised when he biought tiie Cardinals into the stietcli iu a knock-down fight wilb the .Cincinnati fieri-; for Die pennant. Tlie Cards finished four anil a half games behind Ihe lu-ils, bin Blneles' reputation was made—nude in spile of tlie fact thai many pu sons consider him tiie most unorthodox manager in baseball. Tliis is his baseball philosophy, spoken as he squinted through tlie tun at fielding praclice: "Tomorrow il may rain." He meant lhal lie proceeded on Ihe theory that the thing to do was to win today's ' ball game and let , tomorrow' lake care of itself. The :csiiH was that he was criticized for hauling f pitchers out .of the game too fast, for overworking vcl- erans such as Curt Davis who won 22 gsmes and lost 1C, for benching Du;ky Medwick In the late innings of several games and sending Lynn King to left, field on Ihe theory that H slrenglhcned the team defensively. In shorl, Blades would use even man on his squad, if necessary, t( win today's ball game and tomorrow—well, tomorrow il may rain. "That's the way il's going to bt this year, too," he said today. "I'll, not trying lo tell other manager: that I have the besl system an: I'm not trying to tell them what U do. But I've found out both lien in liie Naltonal League and in ih' minor leagues thai if you throv everything inlo loday's ball game Ihe system will work 15 per cent o Ihc time. If It docs, you're prctV likely to be up there fighting foi Hie pennant." The skepticism over Blades' ability last year extended even lo sour . of ills own players, notably Mctl- wick, bill iSerc's no doubt this season ,who is running the St. Loui: Cardinals. Blades is all over the field, in- strutting a rookie how to bunl criticizing pitching motions, sending big Johnny Mize through long hot fielding sessions at first, base and seeing and hearing everything . !iat goes on. He knows he Is on the spot unc wishE'i that fewer persons woulo hard tlic pennant to Ihe Cardinal! be'ore they even call "play ball' in tlie National League. For he ha? a qua hit notion that pennants are not won or. paper but in Ihe dusl ?ncl heat of Ihe drive down through •Sr-ptember «-]:en he seldom gets 0 nuiy (by tomorrow. iVlcCarlhy Follows Through Y.'tub Prove Value Of llavini; Largest Corps Of Teachers Tommy Cronin. 21 monllis old and Ihc youngest rookie in ctimp. gels a lot of personal attention from Daddy Joe who manages the Hosion Red Sox at Sarasola. Pla. •ields Will Bui Prize Assured Be Smaller Events Are Prance's tracks, only a few. such as Baron Relouard de Rothschild, James Ifcnnessy, Minccl lionssac and Wctllicimcr. still lead the mall army that Keeps the thoroughbred going. Nevertheless, Il's an ill wind that does not blow .somebody good, u i id If the future of Ihe pure blood Hat racers does not seem loo rosy, owners imcl Ualners of the more poplar half-blood trotters are looking forward to bigger and batter business. Their 19-10 program for Ihe Paris 11V IIAKHY Xl.'A .S'cnirf Spurts f-.'dllor I AKlvl.AN'l). Kin.—Spring triiln- in in baseball has been vastly '. i OK.' tlirtn publicity .stunt .since S'i'd Haulon tonk llic immortal l!:iltiinore Oriolf.s lo Macon be- i i'ta'f the tin;) of thi- wnliiry anil I'cliiincd lo innke a juke of the N > lonal Linijinc Held, llnnloii ivas fuvit lo realize the i-l mid waste nf pn'paiinn under mils in the north. Clubs spent inunlh of the season (;el- ini', in shape. lliete have been managers who •M lillli- in »i> nlteiitioi) lo Uipif iilhlrlcs diirlng the londlllonintj (jtiiud. Lurry i-iajoii' and Tri.s Spenki-i, for example., believed a i major leiigue'i 1 should be just lhat ' wl\c:i he arrived . . . promptly shipped those who failed to deliver. Dill Niipoleon Lajoie and the Gray Eagle were around when ball players were plentiful. Pursuing their tactics of years ago. they'd be out of luck today. TRAINING filtlNl) NOW I.ONCKU THAN EVKlt The scarcity of players of big league ability has made training . nips more important than ever . . lengthened the pie-season rind until the advance guard of major league outfits now report as early as Feb. 12. Training camps really have become schools, so In- WEDNESDAY, MARCH (i, 10.10 Wife of Senator To Sock Divorce Roosevelt, Garner, Farley Men Before Voters On March 12 CONCORD. N. II. i UP)—With I'leiklcnl HooKi'vell assured al least .- V-..US lo:' it thin! term aimmv '".' state'.; K vu'.i's at thr- nemb;i'ati= ''lire vAi-i;. stji'cl delegates Mai :ii •i in i!u- nut inn's Presidential ; iaiwry, Close contests for the other vol- tis ajipcuml likely v.itli two ciin- r cl.uc'i pli'ctgcd to James A. l-Wiey, one to Vice President John V Cinrscr anil four unpledged of n icul iy ciitf-rt.l. The LJcmo: lo will ele^l eijlu deisialcs-at- I ii'se v.'ilh u half-vote f:i"li anil two ik'hjalp.., wiUi a lull voli' I'ruui Mrs. Gerald P. N'yi', wife of the • ah of the two congressional ills-| i.u.lh Dakota .Senator, is reported Ih'jLs. .sn kinu a divorce. Married lor 2.1 apart .loi' McCarthy, Yankee pilot who heads the largest active teachi: carps in the majors, sends lielders scurrying experienced, are many of those ' - t r rushed lo the big lltne because of their Intent ability. Some time after Branch Rickey introduced the farm system mid tuid HO players in the Cardinal camp at. Bradftnlon. John McGraw cracked soinelhlng about Ihc 8t. ;E<ni!(l basing pnrlner. Billy Her- miui. U caused Jurges lo change his hulling stance completely. j 'llii'n 1 is only one thing in con-j lU'diun with baseball training that | h ,,s not changed with the years | tbat is the mortal dread with | w Tlic olelcr he,,,,. ,,, , „ the wauel with one | "'..,. The filing Pel). 12 of a full slate years, ihe Nyes have lived uf HcosfiveU-plcilgccl randid ites • since fall. ijy Ds'mutrralii; State Chairman i Robert C. Murchie was followed .„„,.. ,, sla | W , ie i)t /ran Hie commit- by refu-sal of several party lead- . lce co-nuuiager Charles P. Sissou rs to go along with the organi/a- , v j,. e(1 ll)at j, was newey's policy nol ! lei bid for delegates iu any sift!" Definite Stand I wac:e n iei . c w!ls a -favorable son" tion. Three Charles Take A. Burke and John J. C'iicilly. hciih of Manchester, filed candidate and he looked upon .ien. H. Styles Bridges iRep.. N. H.t as Joe BiMaggio On Way To Camp Of Yankees SAN FUANCISCO. March li. UP)--No longer a holdout, Joseph as nl-Inrgc candidates pledged to - m tnat cn [ C i»o|.y Fnrlcy. and Wilfred G. Chevretle Hc rC f HSC4 °t 0 withdraw, Gile said, ul Manchester filed as pledged to bcc ause his friends "showed much C'Hruer. feeling for Devvcy" and lie believ?rl Perhaps the greatest Roosevelt Dcwey was o[ » the 'nieodore Roose- opposilion, however, was in Ihe region alone comprises n list of SO , Louis organizer being a bil balmy. meets. They have also received some PARIS (UP)— The Mnglnot. and Siegfried Line suns may thunder • fe\i' hundred miles to Ihe past, »ut Paris society, true lo tradition vlll go to the races at Longchamps nrl Auteuil this spring as Ihe Uic-ulood kings and queens of Vance's famous racing stables 'rcak around the green track. The only difference will he more old brniii Instead of gray top hats n the enclosure. Although the full season's pro- Sport Today's Parade nENT,T McLEMOR* EL PASO. Tex.. March 6. (UP) —T am known for having one of the finest one tvack minds in this country. When I go to a baseball game I write about ba-seball. talk abou: baseball and think about baseball. When I go to a cat show 1 write about cats, think about cats rml even purr when I pass a warm fire. So 1 can't liclp writing about touring across country in an automobile today. That is just what I am doing, accompanied by onf cf the world's foremost backseat diivers. who has to sit in the front seat because ol her hat boxes, her ccal bags, her shoe boxes, her traveling case, her presents for friends. And, last but not least her purchases along the road. A fortune awaits the man wlio can invent attractive blinkers for women who tour in cars. As il is tiov, 1 . women are capable ot spotting bargains in every conceivable line of merchandise as far as a m.'le oJT the highway. Give a women her head on a cross-country tour and a man couldn't drive from California toj Floiirta within a year. And when! he finally completed the journey It would be in a frclsht car. surrounded by "wonderful bargains.' Why is It that women touring in automobiles always get hungry and thirsty and demand to stop immediately after a man has used every .bit of his skill in passing enormous tracks, buses, and mammoth road-scraping devices? Hell hath no fury like a woman who wants to stop and Is argued out of stopping. The selection of an eating place is another cross that the male cross country traveler has to bear. When you have lost 'precious time rnm has not been published, Ihe raclitionul big races of the annual ifenetar such as the Prix Lupin. he Prix Dinne, Ihe Prix du Jockey /Into, the Grand Prix de Paris anel he Roynl Ortk. will be run. Entries necessarily will be small a- than in peace time, as wost \vncrs have .said sold all but flie nest- animals in their stables and uilc a largo number have been cquisitioncd for army use. The ,ga Khan, for instance, who laintaincd one of the finest stales In Prance, lias sold nil his lorses. Taxes Threaten Stables Some French sporting circles ic- ard this as the thin edge of the edge, and gloomily forecast ; iat the burden of war laxation •mblnccl with the general trend own I'd the disappearance ol Ihe ontinenfs great fortunes, will Jimd the death knell of the al- .ost historic thoroughbred studs. Of the great names once seen on pulling up, and letting those Iher fellows pass you. and then ire informed that the napery is iOt clean enough, or that there ; nothing on the menu lit to eat, oil go grimly on until, strictly rom hunger, yon settle on n road- ide place where the napcry is ot clean tind there Isn't anything n the menu fit to cat. Tomorrow \ve have some COO nilcs to drive to get to Dallas, and can already hear the trucks and luscs roaring by our portable bar- ain basement, as my wife quizzes he natives aK to whether it is real col, whether the bedspread Is al mndwork. and if they grind theli wn meat for the hamburgers. P. S. (Written by Jean McLe ..norel: A one-track mind is right !f he had his way H would be measure of ofllcliil recognition. The ministry of agriculture recently announced that- a bonus of 10 per cent of the prize money would be given lo the owner (if every winner. and half that amount to the scconel horse. Trotters Have Advantages The manner in which trotting racing is organized in France gives it, an enormous advantage over the thoroughbred stables. In the first place the horses themselves' arc not- so costly and lire within Ihe reach of owners of fairly moderate means, while training costs arc 50 to 60 percent less than in the case of the hlncbloods. Prize -money is more evenly distributed. sccwiul and third places Betting proportionately more than in pure blood racing, where the winner geLs the lion's share, while jockeys, instead of getting a percentage of the money their horse wins, are paid a Hat rale plus a sinnll fixed sum for a first place. Sportsmen are of the opinion that if the breeding of Ihorongh- brcds in France is to be a paying jiionciRl proposition, then some- .liiig must, be done immediately to lessen the burden on the owners by adopting the more equitable "No one club could get control of lhal many goo;! players . . . and what good are the culls?" Mugg,v< wanted to know. Hui McGruw lived lo be convinced Rickey had Ihc right idea. Quantity strengthened the own- cr'.s chance of landing quality. YANKS HAVi: 1HGGKST COKI'S Ol' INSTKUCTOKS The Yankees have more over- ssiM's in St. Petersburg than any ,,,;'.,;.. Paul DiMnggio leaves by nulomobil? ,;,',' '.today for the New York Yankee *>« svavnm tne wand 'will, inc ' ™' «»'<!>. at St. PeUnsbn^. mid while "fiein" f-mt 'lenurcens i Flil " :'" r '"»'imi>"'d by his wife, the tramm^vershreeJa.kG^mev '-•»'-• D ;"'<>";>' Arnold o, the ....:... i.:i M !„„.. .,.<„!„ :., ,„,"„ StTCei) lll.'d radio. pUrhci Seen waving Napoleon Lajoie in one Santlers Or Overall May Get Vandy Post ^ re ^» rtv. NASHVILLE. Tenn.. March iUP "Man-on-the-.slrei'l" talk pushed Henry iRctli Sanders, lyaiLslar.a State uacklield coach, anil p. V. IPuttyi Overall. Tennts- see Tech head coach, to the fore tixl;iy as tup rank, prospects lo bf- conte t'.it 1 new head coach .1! V:tn- DIMiiggio, who last year was paid $27,500 and believed 'his .selection ar, "most valuable pJayer" of tlie American League entitled him this season. reported lo have settled for $32,500 during a telephone conversn- lion with Ed Harrow, Yankee gen- ertil manager. ,)oe was not available for com- mcul, but his brother, Tom. who manages family business affairs. other aggregation, which is another I Ji-rtilt University. rotters' methods of distribution plus a ~ekey rates. prize money lowering of non-stop, non-cat, non-sleep mara f';iau between California and Flor Ida. And then I'd have to spcni •'.he rest of my life hearing hln cell what good time he made 01 ihe trip. Try Onf of Our Dflictoiis PIG SANDWICHES Ole Hickory Inn From filch School Cash Kvapoi-itti-.s tit Ire Hov PASADENA, Cal. (UP) — One hiiiB electric refrigerators arc not cod for is that oJ pre'.serving noney. uccordiny to Ihe miina^ei'S a dormitory restaurant at the California Institute of Tcchnol- .gy. When the restaurant closi'd in a Saturday niglu the day's re- ~cipls of 5253.8G were placet! in he refrigerator. When Ihc rcfrlg- 'ralor was opcnee! the next morn- ng. the money was gone. reason why they dominate the diamond world. ;- Jrie MeCnrtliy brings down the remits, .Paul Krltchell, Gene McCann and Johnny Mec, in addition to Ihe coaches. Ail Fletcher and John Sclnilte. New men get the most attention, naturally, but, McCarthy is ever- Insllngly shouting to some lieutenant to "tell that Young RUS.SO lo quit throwing and that Sundra to mill shagging Hies. 1 don't want them worn out before the .season starts." Clubs lug scouts to camps to make sure new hands do as they did while attracting sufficient attention lo be purchased or recalled and to help them improve. Perhaps the young pitcher isu't Inking the same stride. Maybe the young hitter has developed sonn'- Ihing faintly resembling a hitch in his swim:. Having walchcd llu-in for weeks the previous summer, the scout Is in a position lo point mi! faults. JUKOKS m-:e.\Mi: SVAU ON Til' I-'KOJI UHltSlAX Seasoned performers frequently are straightened out by a suggr-i- lion. Bill Jtirgcs had been with the Cubs for live campaigns when was mndo a star by a lip from his Holh are former Vandcrbill players. Sloivcver, the tliree-inembcr coin-' 1 mittes' niiiiuti lo recoinmend a siic- .c.ssor In Huy Morrison hus laken no ollicial <H-ticn and has nol met. Morrison re.snncd Momlay lo become head roach al Temple Uni- ivtlly. Philadelphia. Pa. Chairman Clinrles S. Haghind, uf the cdinmiliee. sai;! Iji-. gi'uini •va.s u.'f.bU' lo meet yesterday but nnylil have a ineeting lou-iy. yl'We haven't had a .single application yet." Kagland said, "but I was kept busy all day ycstci-dny •niswerinj; lelcpiione calls from those who wanted to r^coimm'mi someone for the job." The French Foreign Legion j unpledged at-l.irge candidacies of Robert H. .Sanderson, 1939 minority Itader of the New Hampshire 03 representatives, and --.tale Tux Commissioner John G. Mai:,ton. and, in the 1st district, ihe unpledged candidacies of aU' Liquor Commissioner John Hurley and Frederick O'Connor of Manchester. Though he believed Mr. Hoose- vell has elone a "grand job," Sanderson said there "must be many Uemon'ats in New Hampshire who would prefer to send delegates free to act for the best interest ol Die party." Mosaics elected as pledged must, under .state law. stand by io their pledges unless released by the candidates. Neither Parley nor Gainer is entered here officially. Since no full slate is pledged either lo Parley or Garner, the contest will not have the ^Iftet o! a "preferential primary." One Dewoy Candidate Death Valley Blooms on the Republican side, one al- DEATH VALLEY, Cal. (UP) —I large candidate—J. Howard Gile. Owing lo a record rainfall of 1.32' Nashua hotel proprietor—is pledget! more than LO 'Iiil)m-.;s E. Dcwcy with Devvey's velt type and would HO in gel things done." Suilllllatlll Belr.lys Koliiti OPELOUSAS. La. IUPi—A tourist from Canada was found fiTjy.: j n in death in the heavy snows which fell In the sn:iiiy .Southland. Tite victim was u reibin and ills leg bore an aluminum band inscribed: "Please write Jnck Miner. Kini's- ville, Ontario, Canaela." Grew 7,ebra Horn in '/.on ST. LOUIS, i UP)— The pah of rare grevy zebras at municipal zoo j have produced an offspring — one of the first of the species to be born in this country, according to Director George P. Vierhellcr. The confirmed that an agreement had been reached. "II was a compromise," he said. inches, there are now young z.ebra. a male, was at birth. about 3'i feet tall Rend Courier News want ads. 50 vaiiclics of llowcis blooming in, specific disapproval. In the 2nd [>ath Valley, acldim- both perfume: lUslricl onc candidate-Prof. James and color to the cUsen stretches. : P .Richardson of Dartmouth College Among the plants are desert sun- j —officially is unpledged but h-,is flowers, three eir more feel high; | Campaigned as "favorable to Dew- plmcelias. mallows, primroses of a cv .• cliflercnt species, lupines.; ' Ei«|,t candidates seek tlic four poppies, verbenas and cacti. \ 0,0.P. at-Iarge seats, two are un' i opposed lor ihe 1st district's two War Unites Ill-others i p i iU - cs ,,,,,1 t ol , r HC ek the two 2nti ALDERSHOT. Eug. (UP> — Twoi ilisiricl places. All are unpledged Canadian brothers, who had nol' except Gile and Richardson. M.n or heard of each oilier in | Gile said Dcwty's campaign r-iglit yenrs. have met as soldiers. 1 eomtniltcc had "nothing to do" at Aldershot. after traveling to'with his pledge to the New Yolk F.ngland with the first Canadian; district-attorney. When the Dewc; . They are Geroge Ki'itz- 1 cainpaisn :-ommittce requesteel fourjht one of its greatest battles j icy and William D. Prltaley. both \ that iie withdraw. Gile said, he re• lused. and retjucsletl "for the rec- (•'.isl-lrnn ItoillI lillill MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (UP> — Mitomobilc.s scon may speed over cast-iron highways if »:• experi- nenl by the Minnesota highway department proves successful, four- tifths of a mile or i-ast-lron pavement blocks, laid on a concrete base and bound in place with bllu- ml.'ous material is being constructed. KKYSTONK ALFALFA SEEDS AM, KINDS FIELD SEEDS HAliY CHICKS L. K. Ashcraft Co. VKKIIS rlionc 151 Our Service IS YOUR Assurance Pocket liilliard Sensation Frank C. Boughton COMING WHO. & THURS., M/VRCH 6 & 7 Blytheville Recreation Center 2 and g p.m. FREE FREE ov Safe Driving! Sate motoring is the aim of i-v- cry driver. Then, why not assure yourself of this safely as far. as your automobile Is concerned. 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