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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 13, 1940
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S - fAGE SIX P?U (TBrien Gist in Rocknc Role Move From Sunny Soulli Inlo Rough \Vealher Further North ST. LOUIS, April 13. iUI'1—Clear .skies and- temperatures not far above the•freezing mark greeted tha Cardinals and the Brownies as thsy prepared for the fitsi contest of their two-game scries loriay. Fiddler Hill MeGtt; I'.xpcclci! to pitch tor ihc National I.Mgue Cards and Etdoii Aukcr, iiolj Harris or Nate Andrew.-,' for the Uiow:;s. If the weather wiirms bdoro game time, the Cards' two allln? tnfield- ers, Johnny Mac and Jimmy lirown, were expected to lia in the lineup. NEW YORK, April 3. (Ul'j—Yr-s- terday'.s opening exhibitiru guinc at Ebbets Field mined out. Uu- New York Yankees niul Brooklyn Dodgers meet today, weather per- mitling, In the first of tiro cx- hlbilion.s before the season opening. Charley Ruffing was stilled to start aaainsl Brooklyn's Tex Carlc- tan. Running For Fifth Term — SATURDAY, APRIL 1H, WO CLEVELAND, April 13. (UP)—Al Milnar and Earl Center were slated to pilch for the Cleveland Indians against the New York Gianl.s in an exhibition game today. Yesterday's same was snowed out. The Giants were assured ot at least a tie for the spring series since they lead the Tribe 7-5 with two more'games to go. Carl Hubbell. favored to open Die season for the Giants on Tuesday, pitches today. . CINCINNATI, April 13. (UP)— Out of uniform for four or the last five days the Cincinnati Reds meet the Detroit Tigers today. Tite l?eds will pitch Bucky Walters against Buck Newsom. CINCINNATI, o., API-II 13. (UP> —Cliarley Ge.'iringer wr.s back with the Detroit Tigers today after having spent an additional week In Florida to soak his ailing back b the sun. Asked whether lie believed lie would start the opening day game against the St. Louts' Browns next- Tuesday, the veteran second baseman pointed out that he had played fewer than 39 innings this spring and would leave the decision I'at O'Brien, -wlio takes Die part, of the Immortal coach in "The e of Kiiiite Rwktie," now being filmed in Hollywood, meets the widow of the football strategist who holds n picture of her late husband. O'Brien is made up as Rockne, (lie Notre Dame senior. I Dull Lea and Technician. 1 gave ecson . to Manager Del Bnker. He said his I ^'Mancl, the Brcii back still was sensitive although Frnzlcr of 19JO, In free from schcs. ST. LOUIS, April IS. (UP)—The Pittsburgh Pirates wind tip their exhibition game scries tomorrow against, the .TuMsville, Ind., team and, meet the National league favorites, St. Louis, Tuesday in the season inaugural. Mannjcr Frankie Prison of the Pirates has nominated Pitcher Bob Klinger to start for th° Bucs, Ray Blades of the Cardinals has not decided definitely, but the starting hurler (or the Ued Birds will be either Lon Warncke or Curt- Davis. LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 13 I UP) -The Philadelphia Phillies and Athletics play the second of their "city series" here today. The game scheduled for MnyAeld yesterday was cancelled because of snow Today's Sport Parade *y HENRI M«UMOU NEW YORK, April 13 (OP)—A tip on n Kentucky Derby travels faster than n humming bird hurrying for home. Three years ago tlie public choice was Billionaire. He finished 20th and last to War Admiral. Two years ago the smart boys whispered the name of Bull Lea. He trailed in eighth place, 18 lengths behind Lawrln. Last year the wise money was on Technician. This bold bucko ended fifth behind Johnstown. Still it sems. the suckers never learn. This year, a new hot thing is riding the crest of the winter books. The name oi (his beauty is the Brenda Diana Dull the short space of a single month this ouc-hor.w- Incldent. has dropped from 100-1 lo 40-1 to 15-1* to 12-1—and still is sinking. ' Tlie boys in Ihe back room call Miolanrt an liitcrniitionnl Incident because he is the closest thing Die turf can offer to parallel a Rome- Berlin axis. lie Is the son of Mio d'Aiezzo. an Italian stallion who did most of Ills early racing In Germany. Mio d'Arezzo wits a helluva horse. He won al six furlongs and he. won at a mile and n half, carrying up to 138 pounds in doing it. Ife won in Germany and he won In Italy, and finally, by some Jilelglit-oMinnd which still Is regarded as skutl-duggery bv Ihe C.evman government, he "was Imported to tin- United Slates by II. Vf. Ray of Kills'joro. Ore. them to you as money-back sure l)ilnj;s, This year, however. I'm doubtful about Miolaml. In fuel, Idon't think 1 like him. So better climb aboard, slickers, before 1 give you my four-star special for MUD, It you do it now. I promise I won't pick Mlolam) on May :i. | Old Flash Whips Bucs In Condi! ion For Quick Drive Jly IfAHKY «HAYSON HKA MuvJcr jjjioru E<l|ir, r Alter lour yc-ars as a striiKKl!n» relict worker, Mate Stanley atom] sups up us a slartei- for the Pittsburgh pirates. It's jiiM another of the many i'h:inge,s brought ubont by Kninfc Prisch, who. alter t-X-ely in.sp-ct- mx the low-ail's curve and notln« ( his (iay-in-and-day-iHit entlm-'f-, decided he w'as wasiln" time | in the bullpen, which he left ion" enough to X iM In « names in WM \ !><! In -3V, ftl in '38 when he bagged 15, and n last season. Even the Wnner brothers htwr (ontractwi the Frisch rover, ' Al Simmons and if.M\ IJIH^K- burn, veteran conches of (lie Philadelphia Athlcllc.s. who traveled across the continent with the Corsairs, declare Paul Waner is still the .smartest hitter in Hie National I. eat' no. Paul Wanev never was an admirer of Pic Trnynor, Ihe deposed Buccaneer hoss. "Pic became rallied in tlie clinches." says Big Poison, who has an idea Ihe Pittsburgh club fired by Frlsch, h going places CRACKS DOWN' ON KASV001NG CLlll! Certainly, IMUII Plash while - is in not the oi'd Pord- charge, Arky tell a BATJtR OOWA/ NATIONALS FOUR niiisimjj wui noi tigain ten a teammate: "Don't hustle so much rnlhcv >i»fnvorab!c eircnrnslanci's You make the rest of us look bad." i wuh Kll otvlllc, .^.,, „. „„ iv/ViV UilU. I A baseball man who has followed i Arky Vnughan is one of the the Pirates for 25 years expressed I e ' c(U ililtc i's and John Costa m-/.- surprise at the condition of the "" ls swatting that long tall a^ain Pittsburgh snuad ns it moved to- ! '""-' m! ' K M is satisfactory and ward St. Louis for the opener " le " > nvp n " lfi ° 1 ' 1 -- •-'— ' Frlsch sent, the 225-pound Max Li'ttlc Rock Follows Custom By Dealing Chicks In Opener ATLANTA. On.. April 13. <UP>- Ncw Orleans. Nashville nnd Lillle Rock took opening-day Southern Association victories but Ihe. 15,000 fans who braved Ihc ncar-frcczln« ' temperature nnd whistling winds to see the oiwners agreed winter was "ic real winner. ;" • 'Hie weallicr -cul deep inlo 'the first-day atlcndance and the traditional pre-game ceremonies wei" disposed of in short order so the games could be played before it. snowed or something. It was too cold in Knoxville so the Smokies' opener with Chattanooga was postponed until today Nashville outslugged (lie Atlanta Crackers 12 lo a before a.aos fair in Atlanta, which was the largest crowd or the day. Little iiock won from Memphis. 5 to 3, und Mew Orleans whipped Birmingham. G to .'!. A crowd of :i.OKi watched the | opener In Little Rock and 4,27.' flurries and wet grounds. l luis produced several sons. All of j them were ordinary until Midland " > races and began to CLEVELAND. April 13 (UP)-' me ll|) l ° - --' The Cleveland Indians were to re-!!'""; Rlm llc (llrt ' Il! fact ' to Port to League Park today althou-'h there will be no game' with the Giants. Tlie Tribe will try on new uniforms. Manager Oscar Vitt said he planned to use Johnny Allen and Mike Naymick on the mound against the Giants tomorrow il weather permits a game. All in he lias nui faster than anv Oregon horse ever bred. Uiit this fact alone can hardly be considered as a true qualification lor the derby, the biggest race in the country. Mloland is a solid third choice for the derby. Although he lags behind Bimclcch and weather permits a game All in s . olnewhnl UC '»»<1 Bimclcch and i«rcd Tribesmen arc ejected to b» I C- '"" 1s ''"' with Cflrllei ' ready uy Tuesday, accordi -,. to! iBCO 'V,'" CVCry booklc sll °" vo " trainer Lerty Weisman ' ' hls " lime nml "> Southern —-' _ j California he is hotter tlum Ihc Expect Al Least 17 Knlries In Old Car Derby The 10 entries already mau- in the American Legion Old Car Derby Sunday afternoon are expected to be swelled by at least ^vcn wh" n « c *» r Li rom .,, ou i of the c »y ""•""* "' before the t .. v . ,,, imi 11. i LI in 11 i IK: _____ I forest nrc which swept Santa Monica. But what I would like lo know and. incidentally, what most oi (he real turf exports want to know l< deadline tomorrow why Mioland is gcllim; this t'rc- mcndou.s backing. Racing conservalives say that Mioland's eyes are too narrow for any really groat hortc. As well his record is merely mediocre 'The Orcfon-brcci has run 11 times to dale. Although in 19.18 tlc won three of his five trips to the post and never was out of the money • ins season he ha.s won bat ot his six attempts. But after his third charge. . —mmce in Anticipating.,! large crowd at (he Walker Park-Mississippi county Fairgrounds Sunday, a barbecue has been planned, beginning at 0 o clock in the morning, with the races to start at 2 pm Only cars of 1931 models or earlier will be allowed to participate in the 50-mile race for which prises • totaling $175 will be awarded. ,, , - -...-.,. ,he owner ol Seabiscuit and Kayak n. and was eivcu into the hands of Trainer Tom Smith, These two gcntlcmcnt may not ne actually miracle im-n but ap _ — --ntly they are so regarded bv betting public. In his lirst race S"?*«i h n,? OTWt " almCr ' Mlotan " TOi I3lh. in hi s lloxt lhe 55Q oanla Anita derby. }i c closed ; ,, , ........ " tenB « fin bh a n "ylng (ourth. The With "fair and warmer" weath- time out hew™, er forecast for tomorrow, a large This , vas ,,, ,,,„ crowd is expected. "We will run Juan Cantstrmn the races rain or shine," said Mr "—• ^ a!)lslrail ° Edwards who declared the races, twice postponed because of weather, would not be again delayed. McGill U. Out of Red MONTREAL (OP) - Stringent economics at McOitl University resulted in balancing the books of the Institution last year, according to the annual report just issued. The report was compiled as the last official act of Dr. Lewis w. Douglas, who wasr'MicciSeded as principal by P. Cyril James. bait to attended al Birmingham Nashville and Allamj crated bats gon (lie bitter cold In Atlanta. K-i i .n:b nipped ant 15 li!o-,v.-; but (he Vols of Nashville got the jump in the first liming, when outfielder Oris liockctl clouteil the first UiM L homer of the season, and were never headed. Nashville rouled Larry there arc outfielders galore. The Pirates' only real weakness is in Ihe Important catching department. i Virgil Davis isn't much of a j backstop, lmt he'li lilt, Ray Ben-es I is «n accomplished receiver, but j can't hit the side of a barn. Hiil the Pirates came close lo j taking it all with no belter all- I round work from Al Totlcl behind 1 the bat In 1938, And that team of Buccaneers wasn't lushed by Frank Frisch and lacked the 19-10 edition's fisjht morale and psychology. S.E. Missouri Golf Schedule Is Completed ••••,? ii m it I with five runs in Ihc first iwo in- nlngs and drove Emll Lochbaum to cover with five in Ihc eighth. The I5i ow u I Bntchei nine innings A's Inlo In .March «galr,st the entirely tor a Buccaneer bowler. Frisch ran 25 pounds off Huss Bauers—pared him down to 205 Crackers rallied lor four scores in —before calling him on the car the eighth and ninth but Lee '• and telling him to pour the fast Hosoi-s, who had relieved Georse I one llirough there or take » ticket Jeflcoal^ quelled the uprising. to Ihe minors. Uauers poured Ihe .. New Orleans Pelicans ^ol accli- . fast one through there. . Like everybody else. FYlscli mated in the eighth ami ninth in- ilings to cotnc from behind and i knows the Pirates are more defeat Birmingham. The Pelicans "ildable Ilin nthcy appeared in were outhlt. 11 to D. but the steady finishing sixth in MM after Ijlow- pinch hurling of Mike Martynik li'g the pennant when ihey ap- kcpl Ihe finrons from amassing too'parcntly hud it won in 1D38 n Icil(l - • i The slny-out-af-nlghts will ^o Little Rock jumped away lo a' 'o bed this trip. Cioocl-tlme char- CARUTI1EKSVILLE, Mo., April 13.—Jess Gwin, secretary-manager of the Gwin Country Club golf course with membership from Ca- rutliorsville and Hayti, yesterday staled the 1940 Southeast Missouri Goll Association round robin tournament would begin Sunday, April 21 nnd end August 18. The complete schedule Is as follows: April 21. Dexter at Cape Girar- deati Hillcresl; April 28. Maiden at Kennctl; May 5, Sikeston at Charleston. Poplar Bluff Westwood j at Dexter. Kcimett at Owin's; May 12. Maiden al Owin's. Weslwood at Kennt'ti; May 19. Dcxler at Charleston, Westwood at Ulllc'rest. Gwln's at Kcnnelt; May 26, Poplar Bluff Country club al Dexter. Charleston nl Gwin's, Maiden nl Westwood, Sikeston at. Kennelt. June a. Sikeston at Weslwood, Charleston at Hillcrest, Kennctt at Poplar BlulT Country Club; June 0, Dexter at Maiden. Gwin's al Charleston; June 1C, Sikeston at dwln's. llillcrest al Dexter. Westwood at Poplar Dluif Country Club: June as. Dexter at Poplar Bluff Country Club. Hillcrest a! —..... *t.'.-i\ jikjuptu tuMty 10 a " lv ULl1 mis 11151. Liooti-tunc Clr,r four-run lead over Memphis'in the leys will curb Ihemselvcs or rind, 1 iirst inning and the weather helped themselves elsewhere. i the Travelers -freeze" the ball from l Friscli can be as severe as Trav- tlicrc out. Cully Rickard of Mem- ' nor was easygoing phis was the hitting star with three ' •--•—- • hits, a triple, of Hie eight blow.' plus was the hitting star with three | Frisch should obtain ihc rcqitirc-l hits, a triple, of Die eight blows pitching from Uob Klinger Daniel allowed by Hank Harris, who went Knowles MacFayden. Bauers. Uut- Ibe roulc for tbe winners. , cher, Brown. Joe Bowman Jolin-H' Chattanooga and Knoxvlllc play j tanning. Jolmny Gcc. Dick L:i;:ii- their delayed the other teams meet asalii in the same order. while ,han and Oadis Vaughn Swijart Local Bowlers Win Gee is the tall ad left-harded former Michigan bnskelballer who grabbed 20 uanies for Syracuse Lanahan is Ihe southpaw who )i a d rt /, . ... i 1111 earncd-run average of 2 Of, in UVer CarutherSVlIle j winning 13 decisions for Chaita- noo;n. Gwlgarl. a right-ha m ier copped f —j--«-.«..jiv iiiinfl iciii) Ihri Getaway Day t murc ^'^ '' ™ ircen California plant l, g „'!', race. Mioland defeated c horse who had vvMpp t . ri hl Santa Anita derby H e mile and a sixteenth T San the BilllonMve, Bull Technician ended. We suBy cnd After all, I was on Billionaire bt?t A team of all-star bowlers reprc- srnting Biythcville defeated a slm- liar aggregation from Oarnthers- vllle by a decisive margin last night on Ihe Plamor alleys. i High man for lilylhevllle was Woodroiv Hall with an average of 226, while Caruthersville's lop man was Speck with 201. ' FOR SALE H'e li.-ivc rarloait 1'edigrccd ». n. anil Sloncvfllc Seed. Also large amnunt of same kind tha' has been plantcil here one year See or Call Us For Price! L R. Matthews Very liberal price allowance for your old seed, Gin Co. Phone <0^-W-2 Yarbro. Ark. Charleston, Kennett at Westwood Coach Cox May Build Quintet To Equal 1940 I earn By VAKL RKICH Unltcil Press sun Corresiiomlerit How Green Is Barber Green As A Wrestler? Loyal Green, niylhevllle'.s unt- iling barber who has been using the scissors for many years, will make his mat debut at tiie Legion arena Monday night. Green will attempt to trim one of ihe longh- esl veterans of the mat game, iliu ancient Irishman, Gorilla Dugaii ' Just how much mat skill Green Ihns absorbed from Ms association j with Charles Slnkey who bus been I teaching him a few of the Ins and I outs of the wrestling game remains DENVEIl (UP) — coach Forrest i <-° be seen, but it can be said that lie has been pitted against a tough customer for his initial .start. In addition to the Green-Dugan match there will be a team wrestling exhibition between the team composed of Charles Slnkey anil George Thomas and Lofty Williams and Floyd Bynl. (Frosty) Cox. who every year loses some all-conference men and comes right back the next with a bunch almost as good, has high hopes for 19*1. 'ihe serious, likeable .student of 1>. F. c. <Plio»| Allen, loses three all-conference regulars from tills year's outfit which won Colorado University's third straight Big Seven conference title and the Ni-w York Metropolitan Ha.sketball Writ- jsul Co>; isn't, e,v(]i-c:t(-d (o b? too -ivnuuirt IUIHIIM uit* now nig 3even downhearted. He was disappointed 1 llls mastery of touching- nnd piny-' by his team's showing in the Kan- i'"« fundamentals asserted Ihprii- sas City NCAA western elimhw-1 selves fully. His learn won ill tions. in which Colorado dropped games and lost six, losing to Mis- gnmts (o the University of Soulli- Isouri and Nebraska twice each. mechanical mc-thods produced :t ehib that look 10 league games. . Then in IMS, when ihn confer- e:ice split and the seven largo .schools formed the new Big Seven^ ern California and nice. But. lie has two sophomore regulars back next season, a good squad of reserves, and a promising freshman team. Heading the list will be Bob Doll, fi-foot 5-inch forward from Boulder Colo., named the most valuable player in the Madison Square Garden event, Doll will be shitted to center to fill in for .lack Harvav and to Wyoming and Utah state within the conference. The standing of 10 victories and two defeats gave him n tie with Utah University for the crown. Good Year in 1939 la 1939. his team hit great strides, A rigorous )8-game schedule produced 13 victories, with losses only to Oklahoma, St. John's of Brooklyn. N. Y.. Wyomino and ....... "' -."V,. iinin-j. VL t»ivuM\n. i>,. i ., wvoinnio anil Frankfort. Kns., youth, who followed , Brigham Young, and 'the school's Cox to Boulder from Kansas and j .second straight crown - , Hayti at Maiden. June 30, open date. July 7, Dexter at Pop-1 lanky McCloud Hack Ju l ly B 'lf S-T"t ry Cl ;"' a , 1 K01 " 6tl: i Allotll ' tr re S'"« returning is Lea. ""' *" i-aiuii (it utxtcj, iiiiL- son McCloud, liirky Newton K.(\s Maiden Z? 1 "', 00 ''' K °T U al Io ™««l-^hen he 1m George'Ham- ,,,!!,.r!"L., J "i y J. 1 ' oi"?n; Jtily 28, burg, a sophomore guard .who re- n. Kennett at lieved Don Hcndricks and Don Country club Thurman, the team's twice all- j conference selections with Harvey, i B "». 4 ' cl ' arlesto 'i ilt Dexter, quite a bit this season. the! ~ ., —..... i^unjii m, jji,.M,ci, M "ILL, ti ijit I HIS ."iLil^UH Poplar Bluff Country club at West- Allen called Cox one of wood, Hayti at Sikeston; August 11, Charleston at Sikeston, Dexter at Kennctt. Maiden at Poplar Bluff Country club; August 18, Maiden at Dexter. His third-lime conference champions lost one game, to make their throe-year league record total 31 wins in 36 starts for a rating- ot .801. They downed Ditquesne and DePanl to ivin the New York tournament and then met an anticlimax at Kansas City by losing tc Rice and us.C. Duqtiesne am the only olhei To Hold Pemiscot Meet At Deering CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. April 13.--The'annual Pemiscot County High School Track and Field meet \vill be held next Thursday and Friday, April 18-10, at Deering, it was announced here veslcrdav bv —fr._:_<- F ,, . ' * officials of the county' athletic association. jll SCilOOi Premilinarles will be held Thursday afternoon, with finals to be held Friday. It was not stated bow- many schools would enter, since all entry blanks have not yet been returned. Carulhersvjlle has not for several years participated, devoting that period of the year to spring football practice. Carl Hughes of Cooler and Coach Jack Hopke of Caruthersvflle will act as officials for the meet. teams perennially landed at Die [ foot of the Rocky Mountain conference standings, and the region's! best high school players.went else-1 where to continue their athletic careers. / HLs first year Ihe team slibwed definite Improvement, winning six • league games or fourteen, ar.d climbed up into the middle bracket. The following season his carefui. Read Courier News '.tant. HU> lilylhevillc Gasoline .At STATE LINE PRICES <> Gals, for $1.00 .10YNRR OIL CO. At Heil Top Gin U. S. Highway 61, North greatest basketball players he ever j'"IJJJf to .beaM3.U. saw, and the former All-Big Six '"''" "'""" """ basketball and football pln.ver nl the University of Kansas lias carried his ability into the coaching field. When he came to Colorado five years ago. he faced an almost hopeless situation. The school's This gives Cox a three-year record or 46 victories and 15 losses for a mark of .754 against all types of competition from coast to coast. His teams averaged 43.9 points per game, while holding llieir opponents to an average of 34.2 points. Read Courier iJews wane acts SPECIAL! 1/3.More far the*~same money Johnson's Wax' and O!o-Coat SHOUSE-HENRY HARDWARE CO. Phone 35 WRESTLING LOYAL GREEN vs. GORILLA DUGAN Also Team Mulch Between Charles Sinkey and George Thomas vs. Lefty Williams and Floyd Byrd American Legion Arena Monday 8 p. m. Tlie first diving suit and helmet were patenled ou June H. I834. H APPY GRO.& OUR FKU MEUYUT W. Mftln St, Phw U DRS. NIES & NIES NITRATE SODA We are agents for Stoneville Pedigreed Seed Co. for this territory and have on hand 2R and 4B Foimda- tion Seed in 100 Lb. Cotton Hags—for immediate delivery. * * *..;.. We have some first year 2B seed priced reasonably. We will give you a fair price for your surplus seed or will trade seed. MEYERS BROS.

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