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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 22, 1940
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FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 19JO BLYTJ1EVILI;E (AKK.) COURIER NEWS They'll Toil For Friscli Athletics Take Beatings From Minor Leaguers; Cubs Beat Bucs By United Tress WINTER HAVEN, Pis., March 22 (UP)—Roy Joiner, Johnny Wlttle and Jim Lynn were sjiiuiulc:, tu pitch for the New York Giant'; against ihc lioston Bees in their exhibition game • today. TUB game between th? CUauls and Dpiroil Tigers yesterday was called ofl nl (lie end of the r.Ixih because of rain. The Giants led, (i-0. HAVANA, March 22. (OP)—Tha Cincinnati Reels meet another (cam of Cuban all-stars today. A five- run assault in flu sixth inning topped by Crcspo's four-run homer, gave the Cubans an 11-7 win over tJjo Keds yesterday. OLEABWATEB, Ha., March 22. (UP)—The Brooklyn Dodgers tackic j the St. toms Cardinals in an exhibition contest today, Hugh Casey ami vito Xamiiiis v.-erc scheduled to pilch /or Die Dodgers. ORLANDO, Fla., March 22. (UP) —Manager BikK.i' jitiui.s of uie Washington Senators is .slres^ins inside basebnll us liis 1MO tluul "salvation." Pitchers are being drilled relentlessly in the art 01 holding runners ciose to bases while the other players are being taught the finer points of bascrunning ana the double steal. "Our pitching is n question mark and we don't have any big brule.s in the bailing order to banf; out homcruns," Harris said. "We've got to offset these handicaps by tnkm;; extra bases and squeezing runners mound." SAN FRANCISCO, March 22. (Urj— Connie MUCK and nis Philadelphia Atuietics today moved to tan Francisco for a wet'K'S stay aner an unhappy three days at Los Angeles. The A's wound up incur Los Angcies appearances yesterday by absorbing a 5-4 homer-studded defeat by tne Pacific- Coast League Angels. They play the San Francisco Seais today, tncn begin a series of Jive games in four days witn the PittsDurgh Pirates. MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 22. j (Ul 1 )— The E'uiladclphia Pnillies ' ami me Coluinous Kurt Wings of the American Association expected to resume their slugging match at Fiainnigo Park loony. Tne I'hMs finisnea on tne long ejirt of n 17-12 score yesterday as the St. Louis Caioinai-owned Birds went down at Hollywood, Fla. President Geram N-ugent announced signing of Lloyn Brown, veteran left-handed hunui wno has worse.-! with lour American League teams and pitched to. St. Paul lust year. Maurice Van llabays alher young picket Arky Vauglian . . over 1'iralc sluirlslop. FIRE OP BUGS Today's Sport Parade Bj IJENTvY MeUiMOKK ST, 1'BrnilSlIURO, Flu., March i --• i UP)—-H my iinine happened ~ ! lo bo either William.? or Keller 1 Awaken Under "' Olll(l clljll|) »i> »>«i <io«'n my f«m- T r r\i M ' V '' el> '" nn ellorl to find R IcICUCS Ut INCW brunch or even n iwig Ihnl proved l was related to the Biwtoji Hod •"ox Willlnins or the New York Yankee Keller, A yenr from now n retullomhlp In either of thpsc boys Is likely lo '"" very valuable. The rhnik'es 111 awakening In l>IU S lmr B li, wllli th,, t bv )>( , sl wllllcl , ^^^ j, 1 «" Frank Frisch lashing the Pirate* will be out looking high ami )c who grew so lackjrtalslcnl under lor their kin. liven fourth cowli easy-going Pie Traynor. by man-Inge may bo given Uyou liuss Baucis, Ihc big lumberjack wllli big league teams, right-hand pllchcr.i has fnllcn lot* what happened lo the » away to a mere 202, or 30 pounds Mn 6g | os . Joe became ft stronnlii ess than he scaled at this, time and now there arc Ihrcu DIMn asl spring, which gives you n rowjli dm In the bin leagues The uli. Corsaii's Dnvini Pilot By JKKRV HUON«nKU> NBA Berviv« spoils Writer This la Ihc ycur of Ihe great Idea of wlmt has been--aiid Ms- or two arc- Dominic nnd vine going on in nnd around ,San Uer- brolhers of Joe. Th<> first nnd .stt i-.arolno, Calif. , cml COV i B | us | mvi .n't even be. With the exception of 11)38, the 'Hipped yet, but Id Dominic 1111 Corsnlrs haven't played up to Iholr i Vlncc have good years nnd n> lor a. milliner of cujsons unit even Grandpa will be safe. Williams tivul Keller have Inrtl were left far back in the pack wnt-ii their pit thing went to pieces rated that they might even sin In ma. Probioiy because Ihe wnolc ! puss Joe DIMiuulo ~ln a biiscbul outfit nctcd as Ihuugii It hnd noi ' way. recovered Irom Hie general civ , tip In Chicago Ihu previous lim. nfier world series prepjrnlioiis ru- rcady had been ninae In Piltshtirsh. GKE MUST LKAltN in FiKu> HUNTS But a pair of young outfielders out of Ihe International League Bob Ellioll; nn.l Miuirlce Vnn Ro- j bays—cnnio in last fall hi time i» put. n brenth of life In n dying bnl, club, and with reinforcements ml around, Frlsrh, the old m:d fier> Fordlmm Flash, may succeed in giving the Reds anil Cardimils n few liendnchcs. Frisch has potential pllching stars in Bnucrs and Bob Klinser, a cagy veteran In Danny MacFay- ilen, and one nl Ihc better rcliel v'.-orkers in Mice Brown. It's this yenr or never for Hay Harrell. Joe Bowman, Al Butcher and Truclt Sewcll. Johnny 1/imilny may come around. Ken llclntzclmaii, n southpaw, Bill Clcmcuscn arc prospects. Johnny Gee, a left-hander and tho tallest man in baseball at six Since, ilroivn . . . one of lies! relief hiirlci-jj in majors. LOS ANGELES, Calif,, March 22. (UP)—The Pittsburgh Pirates today met, tne umcago Cubs, thirst- Ing for revenge for their 12-5 defeat, by the Bruins yesterday. Tne duo stepped lively miner the impetus of the suaden release m o.-un;x Klein, wno was made a free agent by Frankie Frisch, who is trying to get young blood on the srjuao. Frisch s.nd his regular lineup is just nuui;i set but the pitoh- probltm worry. constant WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Mar 22. i Ut>)-The Cleveland Indians, heartened by the news today thai fcnoi.stop Lou BouariMii might be bn:k in two weeks, meet Rocncster tcaay in an attempt to break their two-game losing streak. Oscar Grimes, injured second baseman, took his lirst work-out yesterday and appeared fit. Paul O'Dra, out- Keiser Girls to Play Chidester In Stale Finals Dean Btigley, tho 150-pouudcr who is running everybody dizzy in Texas Christian spring drills. . . . He led (he nation's schoolboys in scoring a couple years ago. Indiana fans claim Sophomore Paul Davis, 190-poncls of dynamite, is a hotter fullback prospect n=nc™ , ,, than llls All-America Big Brother OSCEOLA, March 22.-THe Ko!-1 Corky was a few seasons back set girls basketball learn ivill rc-|. . . They're labeling Mississippi and the Southeast. Conference fielder, was added to the casualty J the trip. list as a result of a vicious foul tip ' •Mtn to Little Rock Saturday to play Chidester in the finals of tlie state tournament. In the early games of [he tournament, Keiser drew a bye in t-ho first column. Friday night at the Robinson Memorial Auditorium they defeated Mount St. Mary of Little Reck by the score of 38-9. Saturday morning they edged out with a one-point victory over Bright Star, last year's state champions, with a score of 31 to 30. This game had to go for two extra periods. The winning point was marie by Sybil Crews on a foul shot a few seconds after the second play-off period began. Saturday night they defeated Enola by another one-point victory. Keiser ic-d all the way except for a short lima in th< third quarter. Die final count was 2S to 25. Chirifster heal WillfsvWe, Turrell, 01m,'and Old Union of El Dorado to reach the finals. The championship game will lake place at the Robinson Auditorium court at eight o'clock Saturday night. Many Ki'iser supporters and students arc planning to make that struck his right eye. LAKELAND, Fla.. March 22. (UP) —The Detroit Tigers' rookies get a look at Iheir possible colleagues I hia season when they play the Buffalo Bisons of the International League in Plant city today. Detroit has a \vorklng agreement with Ihc Bisons lln's year. Carl llubbell shut out the Tigers for more than Ihrce innings yesterday while the New York were getting six runs off Buck Newsom. The game c.illcd in the fourth because of win. SAN' ANTONIO, Tex.. March 22. lUPi— 'Hirst. Louis Browns, heartened by llieir own -clever vitoliliig and snappy fielding while healing the American Association's Toledo Coach J. E. Westerfield, accompanied by John Reiser, director of the Kcifer school band, will accompany the girls including Kalh- leua Montgomery. Sybil Crews, Louise Boucher, Tnima Lee Watson. Veda McCormick. Neva Woodard. Eva Wocdard, Coozic Ferguson. Betty Gayle McKay. Willa- Miip Montgomery and Wiila Dean Montgomery. knows it's no Idle warning. Karry Melire, incidentally, says he has an All-America guard Iti George Kinard. kid brother of All- America Bruiser Kinard. Reason for all that exuberant spirit, al. Weal Virginia Is simply Bill Kern. . . . Jtnuny Alken, who just three or four years ugo, was coaching the. Canton, O.. High School team, says his spring squad of CO Is the biggest and best Jie's yet had at Nevada. Orlevingest man In Los An- eles is Babe Horrell, who is try 1 -ng to fashion a U. c. L. A. oilense without Kenny Washington. Homer Norton, who is absolutely wallowing in the best football material in the world at Texas A. & M. says Southern Methodist Is the team to beat down his way next fall. . . . And Cowboy Jack Grain, the wild-running Texas halfback, liasjiicked up 10 pounds without losing an ounce of speed. Frank Thomas expects lo have the fastest backfleld In the south next fall, if spring drills at bama mean anything ... caii't beat University of Miami for convenience. cf thn football squad Is employed at either : plant. feet nine, won 20 games lor Syracuse. and may do If he can -ac- qtilro the knack of fielding bunts. Dick Lanslian, once with ' Washington, is tip from Chnttauooga, where he copped Iff Barnes -nnd had nn earned run average of 2.H5. Ondis Swisart bagged 17 foi Knoxvillo. INFJKLD SIIAi'K.S Ul' A.S CAPAUMi liNOUOH Friscl) brought in spud Davis, his oltl Cimlinnl pal, from Ihc Phillies to help nay Mueller uml Rsi.v Berrcs with Ihe cnli'lilng. ,Jo>; Schultz Jr., son of the former ili- licldcr, ni:d George Susce also lire caticlldaies. The Infield ih scl wilh Elby Fletcher at first, pep Young al second, Arky Vaughan tit shovl. and Lee Uamlley al Ihird, wilh Frankie Otistlnc, a Chicago kid, threatening Young Frisch obtained and Deb Handlcy. outfielders galore Paul and Oarnib trom tlic Bees for ulillly woi-k In Iwlh the Infield and outfield nnd Bill Brubaker gives him another infielder. There arc wilh Johnny Lloyd Waner, Elliott, Van Robays, tho venerable Chuck Klein and Floyd Yount. who batted .359 with Portsmouth or Ihe, Piedmont League. J-'rank Frisch Ims plenty ol ball players and will look at- prac- Hcnlly all of llicin until Hie club opeiis the season In St. Louis. The Pirates haven't hnd n driver like him since Homts Wngncr was a regular. Read Courier News want nds. A year ago they were prac ttailly unknown youngsters 01 llieir way north, for I heir first Ir. In the major leagues, Ev?n If you are only n castia render of the sports pages yoi know wluil they did. Keller 111 .'KM as an oullieiiler for the Vnn- kpcs and single-handedly rilinci the Cincinnati lifds In (he woiK scries wllli his home runs. And as foi 1 Willlnins, all he conk (lu us n member of (he Red Go). outfield wns to hit nl a ,327 cll| and lead both Iho American nn, Nalionnl I^casiiM In runs bnllcc In svltli 145. He belled 31 liunu rims, ton. Thr Ix'sl tlpolt on hoi seed Charley mid Ted Imve bfei in spring training Mils year, nnt what a deep Impression Ihe). fitshman campaigns of 101(9 mniU DH the baseball critics, Is to l» loimil In general comment nrounck the baseball camps. Then! are lots of managers am writers ami players who bche\\ that one, or bolii, will outhll Hit great DaMngglo In thn 1040 'sen- sf.n. This Is a tremendous Irliiul-. bcciHisc as you know the baseball world us a whole considers Di- Magei" great enough right now lo oust Trls Speaker from the all- time outfield and piny center to Cobb's led and Ruth's right. -The easiest way to gel In an argument clown hclo Is lo announce which of the two, Keller or Williams, you think Is Ihe better player. I'crconally I fed that It In n Illlln eui-ly lo make n choice. From whnt 1 have .seen of Diem Ihcru is Illtle to choose. ,, , Williams Ims morn nittiirn) nlill- Uy and a much better swing. Keller Is a much better fielder am. much faster. And he hits to ivu fields, wherens Ted Is iirliiclpnlls a pull hitter and an oiilllelder can get set for him. Bolh arc hard working yomis- stcrs without conceit. There lsn'» a player on cllher club who Blicnci. more lime trying to improve thai Keller and Williams, NeHhei thinks, neither smokes.' liascbal. Is all they care about, and If ap plication, hustle, and determination means anything, then Magglo sometime will have lo out. of (he nil lime outfield, make room (or one of them. Di- Automobile spark plugs occn- slonnlly should be removed fro), tho engine mid Inspected for sue defects as cracked porcelain. of hnvc n wing spread more than 4 square yards foi each pound of body wel3hl. The, North Pole of an Ameilcar. compnss Is called Ihn Soulh l'ol< on a French, or Chinese compass. • THE PAYOFF IJY JKKUV UUOXDITFI.D NBA Scrvicr Sporls Writer Spring grid gofsip: Ernie Ncvci*. anxious to retutn to Stanford, is R:livcly angiiMJ! for nn position under Clark Shai;»hnefsy and lia.s a good chance of o! action ycblerday. T. rETBRSBURG, Fla., Mcrch Mwihons D (o 2. faced action on ) writing II. . . . Tulanc Invlled , l-wo fronts today. Half the- wiuatl diiah school ilars from all over the i v.-nit to New Braimrfcls lo continue ! country to f pand ICtistcr week In Ihc against the Murihens while ; Salon Rorgo, nil rapensrs ptiici. \ il-.c rest sloyctl al homo to play ! . . . rour iill-clly r.clccHoiv, from the Tiilsa Oilers. Blick Colfmiin one Miiwaukte sclicol were ir.cluri- shut Toledo out in his five Innings r.1. and some day those lairis will bring on the second Civil War. ... Tommy O'Urlcn. greatest ^ buckficlo prospect at. TRuncsscc In aa. lUI'i— The St. Louis Cardimils ywrs. is out ol spring practice ana will ivy lor tlnrir fourth victory may be- cut next (all because of against ten dcioals in spring games appendlcilis. today when they enter Cleimvatcr Karl Hiaik ol Dartmouth fiiys to meet the Brooklyn Dodgers, maybe Ihe Green Bay Packers or They left Vice President Branch the Chicago Bears could beat Cor- Hickey and holdout Joe Medwick neil nest year but unfortunately hero for a conference on contract they aren't on the Big Red tchcd- lerim, The Cards dropped llieir ulc. tpnlli game of Ihc prc-sea-son ItOKNKf) I HOGS ItAII, tchedulc yesterday lo. Ihc lioslon ritiZE SOt'HOMOKE 15ACI\ fieri fc'os, 4-2. making four cnois' Dutch Meyer is all Mnilcs o\er in the eighth inning. "Dangerous — Hanaic Wiili Care," STANDARD TIRES FLAVOR QUALITY PRICE PROPORTIONATELY .LOW // At Today's LOW PRICES! • BUDGET PLAN UISTUIBlJlED BV: Sll,BEUN'AQEJ. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th Walnut rhonc 810 CCMJIAXV. i:\cluslve Ulstrtbu- tors for Arkansas, Little nock,. Pine Blufl', Dei molt, I-'orl Smllli sir BEST SI I pill Indians feel They Have find Ir ??V-,. •' M Y, . >' )'•> II ViH'V (.'•." ' ' -.'• HVA S*rv|r> ",if.l. I'.jn', (•'OH'! 1 MYFH.s. !-'[:> v,, • fjiovi-'iiixi tins n,^ nuiii-iiiio " Critics-Sing His ttaises : ^||| The Indians h'\vo nivM M.IIUlllH' IWrsoiluhly (,]. liradU'ini" nil' uii> i»m 1-Hr' Mvi-i's tMiini> i-cn 1 !'! 1 h tlnknil"' ,(n|-|- i..,ni|vl^v!n ihc iniii niiivor," ¥i\v i" -i-i- ciisi- i.n tin- 'irinr MI tjn> miuinii i.'i-. In ecu fvnitu niiirr* nntl MIIV linvi-r K'^illoit For «-|ii|« 'lu-ri>-« •! I'imhtci- liyiitif If. in,- tciM.,, ii,K ••IM'llia, I' |«>l| Of ?!' n«hlr.,,'s «-|>!l 'Ill' ''|l!l> III lf>-HI !|(II(>(| l.ri .IKHI- ( nir i»i'ii]),-ii>l ivi',v)li:i|v>;i ' All uiip>fv| ii|i> "iniii i,. ( i»i(,i fi|,. Kh MO win™ i nun Mwml. inn (i WIIK )nii(li> nlnln linn nn, vnnki'f i'niii)ili'x wns mill nn>i-ii. I lltnirlri'nii Is inn I'nrniiT lliinoU- Imki'llwil Klnv who wn.s ipriiilril Hum lliilfnln in^i .x-asnii li> >»»<• lo giM. in Ml vinni'.s nl nhnrl.siiip Wllh ll|[> Hl'dSKlils Illlll Id IHHT ihi'in rnnvliiK ninhn us 'lii'V mi- IH'OIH'hcd I 111 1 Will- Ill Ihw M uiii'ios Douili.'iui hiindli'd Ml niiiwi-s KrunV r.m ^riil hamliivl Kr\n |p 15^ IMIHOS wun l»e Vnnkoi'.s. so. vr«i ri'c In llu> Imporlnnt lU'iinnmeiil. of col- linn his liiuuis 0,1 me onll. Iloii- (la-au In his first mnjor lengiu' wnti'l sli'ppid rmni along wllu uiu UU'als ol ihu guuii'. The way the new I'lyliu; i'Venchmau goes lo his right nnil throws from any position •rcmliuls velciMiis ol Trnviii Jactaon. thu old New York CHiinl. Such H it'iion-iu'd litricldcr as Osrar Mellllo, now coaching the liioliins, (joes Into ccsiactcs about HoiKlieiul. Mellllo, will) played nliMixKidc of Waller tieiuer 01 ilu: oltl UroU'iis nnd Joe O'i'onlil cl (lie Hrii box, wlslii's lie luul Inslcd long cnougli n.s nil ticllvc combatant lo iinve teamed wllli Uo«- thenu. "lie reminds me of no shortstop in particular, but docs uvcrylhliif as well as any I've .won," explains UP Os'. "Hu gels the ball between hops like lloacr PMklnpautili." 'I'huru Is not one disscnilng vole .n lual Houilreau Is HID ilnesl ishort- ;top Cleveland hns hail slnco Its liest CU'veland shortstop since Joey Sewell k th« critic* consensus, m a2-yinr-old Lou noudrcaii, plcketl ti|) by the Indians on (he Unl- /crslty of Illinois campus. . , I'liibnitcd Hiring ol Roger Pc-ckln- nuith, the lute liny Chapman, nntl .o;ky Joey Scwcll. Inlerniitliiiial Leaguers us well in American Leivguci's iiijrec his iWlnu Is okoh . . . lint ho Is as uosu as Joi> DlMauBlo nl Ihc plato . . . ivntl will hll well, night now nmirti'cnu, who Is nly '1'i nliii stands 5 feel 11, docs ml appcnr lo weigh within 15 ounds of the 170 \vhlch appears n the records. Because he wnrts (he ymiiigster to Rlatt tho rcguhr icason with Bomcthlug In reserve mill gn Iho rmile, Manager Oscar Vitt Is making him lake things easy ami hnb him on ti milk dfej-, lie \vanls hlirt to pick lip weight But Oscar Vlll nceti not vyorry abotil the dm ability ol Boiidreau, who did not mlv, an Inning \\l[n elllicr. Buffalo or Cleveland la^t season. ,-f- Lou Doutlicnll bilrvWcd jv cpupje' of winters of Biff Ten bisketball A. lllllo mailer of 154 champlqn,- shlp bnselwll games Isn't\g lo bother'.n kid <,yho wont tbrougli f Ilko lhat ' DANGERS OF HEMORRHOIDS Ilemnrrliolils do not and ciumot correct themselves. Renet from olntmenls Is Illusive and Icinixirary Neglect, results In further and more, serious and Unngcrom conditions such »s cnuccr, ilslulii, flssiiro, cryptltls, thrombollc piles, etc From (hcsc [lavclop Iho foHowIne rollcxcs; nervousness, sleeplessness, constipation, despondency, headache, back and leg ache, si* All ivpoa of .rcclnl'dlhcnscs are taken cnio of in our office wltliatlt hos|iltflH/.ntlon; All accoptnt cuscs gnaranteetl; DRS. NIES &NIES 014 Mntu SI. Pfeou.l LAST DAV for payment without penalty of STATE and COUNTY TAXES ON REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY. TAX BOOKS WILL BE AT: LEAOHVILLE BANK . Tuesday, March 26th MANILA BANK ... .Wednesday, March 27th Pay at (east one-fourth of yonr tax now tc avoid ..penalty,'.' '.'.': -'.' •»' • i :i yniHlt Sherifl & Ex-Officio Collector

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