Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 17, 1937 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Friday, December 17, .lj Vosmik Should Be Help to Red Sox _ Buddy Myer Expected to Play 154 Games Next Season By HARRY ORAYSON Sports Editor, NEA Service Cleveland's hesitancy to accept] Charles Solomon Myer in a deal with Washington recalls the fall of the American League's two best hitters of 1935. They were this same Buddy Myer and Joe Vosmik of the Indians. On the face of things, one might suspect that the battle for the junior circuit's batting crown of two years ago, waged until the final day ol the campaign, left Myer and Vosmik exhausted. That is absurd, of course, but the fact remains that it took both players some time to recover from the shock, i Myer hasn't been himself since, as a matter of fact. Myer was something in the way of a surprise winner in 1935 because he wasn't afraid to go to bat on the concluding afternoon, when he manufactured four hits. Vosmik stood pat. He refused to take a chance, and remained in the dugout, where in addition to finishing a point behind Myer, he obviously contracted bad habits. , .The Cleveland Bohemian slumped in 1936, and was sentenced to the St. Louis Browns. That was such a ies- son to hL-n. however, that he snapped out of it in a hurry, and with such good results that he recently was reprieved. He should help the Boston Bed Sox in 1938. Oscar Vitt, the new Cleveland manager, was keenly interested when he heard that Myer was on the market, but cooled off when he discussed the brown-eyed Mississipian with other American Leaguers. Although Myer ankled to the plate 430 times in 125 games last season. Vitt was told that the man who starred with the Nationals for so long was pretty well washed up. His legs were fairly well shot, they said. He couldn't get out of his tracks. This upset your correspondent, who dislikes to see first class chaps like Myer pass out, so I telegraphed him at his EllisviUe, Miss., home, and was greatly pleased at his reply. There may be news in it for some of the boys. Myer expects to play a full schedule in 1938. He's feeling greit. and is confident that he will make a complete comeback. During only one season could it be said that he was away for any great distance, you know— 193&—when he was out the greater part of the time and his batting mark dropped to .269. Myer's weight is back to normal. He's hunting quail or engaging in some other outdoor exercise daily to keep his pins in shape. It s early to bed | and early to rise with him. and he in- | sists that if he keeps improving as he j has since the 1937 season ended, he i can't see any reason why he can't roar along as he did while playing such an > important role in keeping the Nationals up front. • i When Clark Griffith hears this, he'll be tougher to deal with, for money- playing second baseman like Myer are few and far between. Myer will be 34. March 16. Rogers Hornsby and Frank Frisch played plenty of second base at 36. Charley Gehringer will be 35 next trip. Tony Lazzeri has just turned 34. So there is ample reason to believe that Myer still has a couple of go-id seasons in hi-; .system. Myer was ill throughout 1936 and worried about his condition last spring. A hip ailment repeatedly put Vosmik on the sidelines in 1936, and tho Cleveland club finally decided that he was too brittle. The- 1936 season also was the first of a three-year contract net- Expect To Have Good Season In 1938 ... CHAMPIONSHIP To LEAV£ OF H/ASHM&ToM WON IT MTU . 349, POINT BEHIND NHER, SLUMPED IN 193^ ANS> WAS , AND NOW APPEAR ~1b GOOD r VOSA\IK FORM, WAS AND SHOULD H£LP 7fl£ BOSTON FED ose ... !" -fS0 ^- •-v-..V. >« - Election of Mayor May Be Postponed Boulder City Councilman Want to See Cotton Bowl Classic BOULOKR. Colo.— </!"— It looks us thoutih Colorado University's Cotton Bowl grid game with Rico is going t» nterfere' with electing Boulder's now miiyor on schedule. The" city fathers, in drawing up Boulder's charter, failed to consider thiit sonic fliiy the. university football team might become famous enough to pliiv a New Year's Day game mid lake much of the city's population with it. Tin- charter provides the city council must meet im January 1 of even numbered years ninl elect a miiyor. It develops no wlhiit at least three cotmcilir.cn. maybe more, iiro going U Dallas for the game. The couucilmen toyed with the sug- ft'stu'ii that just agree not to meet on New Year's Diiy, but one of them reminded the others the charter won' lei llicm just forget about meeting. So somebody else moved the coun- cilineti remaining at home meet, declare the absence of a quorum and ad journ the meeting until biter. The council decided to leave the final decision to December 21. It's pretty certain the incumbent mayor won't he here New Year's Day. He's Dr. H. II. Heuston und he's probably going south as the team's physician] L. W, Cumbcrford, acting mayor, says definitely he's going. City Manager H. C. McClintock made a tongue-in-cheek .suggestion the council charter an airplane, fly to Dallas and elect a mayor when it gels llicre. But tills would involve a tidy portion of city funds, and the city charter probably wouldn't allow such goings- on, anyhow. r&rvs*i-42 *-*• '+-'<*- V **~? Blinders Quiet Barnyard Bully ting Vosmik S-12,000, and those who know easy-going Joe assert that such an agreement didn't exactly tend to make him take any better care of himself. But Joe Vosmik will not be 28 until April 4, and performed just as well as ever in left field in hitting .325 in 144 games for the Browns last term. Vos- mik is married now, has settled down, md really should come into his own in Boston, where a friendly left-field wall will be to the liking of a splendid right-hand p_ower hitter. Vosmik has it in him to win the American League batting championship, and with only a fair share of his old efficiency. Myer would make a whale of a difference in a club like Cleveland, which is badly in need til a second baseman. But both prefer to forget that batting race of 1935. It was followed by too many headaches. This School Doesn't Have to Sell Tickets We should provide all a good education, at least through rigid school and probably ;. couple of c".l!.\;e \ear> ' —Dr. James E, Conant. president. Har- I varrl Univers.ty. She only married me to set out of the training .>chn '1 and did ri'.t n t'.'M<i to live with me. - Jler.-jdicll Cook. To Kipke Is Popular With Dismissal He's a Swell Guy, They Say, After Coach Is Fired Kinilpmrnl Rills MINNEAPOLIS Minn.,~-Despite the fact that Minnesota very seldom scrimmaged after Hie Gophers played their first game of the sei-son. Oscar Mimson, equipment custodian, reports lh;tt two grrss of cotton practice jerseys were worn out during the grid season just completed. He says the aspirations of n very big iind very cnger Gopher freshmnn squad lire greatly responsible for the wear and tear on the varsity shirts. Srnrcil.v of Skis S;T. PAUL, Minn.--American winter sports enthusiasts expect a scarcity of skis for Christmas and winter trade High-grade skis are made i-nly by two firms in St. Paul, and her,.use of recent strikes. Inth owners decided to close their shops nnd sacrifice their ! entire IMS business. By NEA Service Oscar Vitt believes that Ty ('"!>!> would l.ave hit .500 had he not a wh.ick at the lively ball. , Vitt disagrees with Frank O'Doiil. who started something when he de- j dared Joe DiMaggin .superior to the ( Georgia Peach, with whom the now i manager of the Cleveland Indians performed in Detroit. "There never lias been a s.-cuml Cobb, much less a player create, than he was," asserts Vitt. "DiMaggm is a better outfielder than t'ohb. and a splendid player, but Ty remains the daddy of them all lit all-round play and had the finest competitive spirit in the history of the game." Baseball has changed MIICC Obb's ,pikes flashed so menacingly so much so that stars of his era cannot be compared with those of today. But as phenomenal as he was in his first two American League campaigns. DiMnggin will have to quicken the tempo and maintain the pace for '12 more seasons to earn a place alongside Cobb. Deciding ho was losing too many birds in barnyard fights, Henry Davis, Concord, Calif., poultry randier, invented the ptcUil "blinder," shown above, to attach to the beaks of his TIOTO pugilistic roosters. Wear- ns the gadgets, birds can eat !)ut can't light because Uiey are uauble to sec straight ahead. ItTMl* '11 Iff* Willisville Wins Over Stamps High All ThrecTw~illi.sville Teams Score Victory Wednesday WtI.LISVILLK.~-Willisville defeated Slumps three limes at Stamps Wednesday, Dccemlxjr 16. The scoir n , The senior boys game got off to a poor start. At the end of the ifrst quarter the score was 8 and nothing in favor of the Lions. The second quarter Stamps made •! points nnd the Lions 8. The final score was 34 In 13 in fiivor of the Lions. The high score man for the Lions Wfis Harold West mid Mou/.un Simpson who lied with 8 points each. The senior girls defeated Stamps senior girls, 17 to 12. The Lions mafic 9 points the first hiilf and Stamps made 3 points. The high score mini for the senior girls was Alone Silvey with 12 points. Daisy Waters was next highest with 4 points. The Junior girls of Willisville defeated Stamps junior girls 85 to 10. Mured Herring xvns high score man for the Lions with 22 points, Louise Shackelford was next highest with 9 point 1 !. The Willisvillo Lions will play Village Saturday night, December 18. Villngc has proven to be an outstanding ball team. We invite our neighbor schools to attend. cunv.eh. Okla.. who married 1 Steel, an inmate uf the State Industrial I School. ! Kspionage 1.1 crude. 'Irre^pon.'.biility of .my kind i.s crude. Even some of our li'gi.slation. l-'-ing new. n.-cds re- 1 finemt-nt. U. S. Senator Elbert D. : Thomas-:, Utah. j Law onlVniini'iil today is a young : m.m's joh Police Commissioner Lewi Valent.ni. of .N'ev. York City, a.-,k- .UANHATTAN. Kan—No tickets are being sold to Kansas State College home, basketball games. Holders of about 7.") faculty season tiskets will be admitted but no pasteboards will be [ placed on sale. Nichols Gymnasium j has a sealing capacity of 2500 and there j are ;18I|() students enrolled in school, nearly all of whom own student activity books, admitting them to all athletic events on the campus. ing that older men on the force voluntarily retire. I've lost a grand slam doubled.—Ely Cuihei tson. commenting on wife's divorce plans. •vaincrs for the title 1 was inaugurated in l!i:i:i. lie was with the New York Giants in '.'!.'), '.'M, and "X>, mid the Hedskin.s in 'l!(i. Narrow Escape MONTRKAL Dave Trotlicr of the Montreal Maroon.s attends church before every hockey game to offer tlini'ks for his recovery from a skate.-lathed jugular vein, suffered in his first pro appearance. DETROIT.—Like some ring champions, who have to be defeated, many losing football accehos havclo be fired before anything nice is said about Ihem. If Harry Kipkc, discharged by Mich igan, moved incognito about the streets of Detroit today, he probably woulc be much surprised by the extent of sentiment in his favor. "He's a swell guy. He won four games this year when he was rebuilding. Where are they going to find a better man? Somebody else will come in and get all the credit for the work he did when times were tough." Such is the trend of comment, in decided contrast to that of only a few days ago. Dual Control NEW ORLEANS—(-Ti-Si.nta Clara, which plays Louisiana Stale in the Sugar Bowl here New Year's day. uses ;\ two-quarterback system. I'liil Dougherty calls the formations on defense and Chuck Pavelko selects the offensive plays. Mayor LaGuardia threatened to get "rmiph" if housing funds were not released, evidently figuring the least he coultl do personally i.s raise the roof. Five clarinets used in ancient Greece are preserved in the British museum. Rllgi'l.s' Hun Tops BERKELEY—-i/T'i—The most freakish play in California football history was , (he now famous wrong-direction run of Roy Rcigels, center, in the 192!) Rose Bowl game with Georgia Tech. Scooping up a fumble on the Georgians' 25-yard line Heigcls became confused and raced 75 yards toward his own gral b-fnre he was stopped by one of his own men on California one-foot line. A block of Benny Loin's attempted punt from this position gave Georgia Tech a .safety and the game, 8-7. Pro CJricI Playoff WASHINGTON—Coach Kay Klalier- ty of the Washington Redskins, has been in every professional football playoff .since the National League system of matching the east-west diviM.,n Have your winter Suit dry cleaned in our modem plant—pressed by experts —delivered promptly. PHONE 383 HALL BROS. Cleaners & Hatters Jot GENERAL ELECTKIC Ohio Prep Stars to • Face Mighty Tackle ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. -When 'i'i of .Ohio's finest .scholastic fo'.lball play- er.s prance onto the turf in Kumquat ' Bowl the night of DL-C. 2'.', f- r i.n intersections! game with a picked qrou;, of Florida prepuratury -:t.o s. th'VII find a terrific obstacle, in the v/..y uf victory. The obstacle will he yigantic K> !<; McLean McHiail. 18-year-old, MX-fo..t, j , x-mch. i'JO-i-ound senior of Flor,d i | .Military School, who v. ill play of tackle for the southerners. The son of a St. Petersburg p. man. Kyle is one of the biggest ers in .scholastic football, and f..r obviou.s reawin.s is called Kini! by teamrnale.^. He ruii-s the 100-yard dash Critical Throng Will j See Sugar Bcwl G&rnej ; NKW ORLEANS -The most cr,t.-...l' ! au'licrici.' at any of the r.u.'iit: .:.!-. i i ' bi.v.'l gurries in bo played MevV Y«- u .- b,j'. -.v.ll . u n iin Ihe Sugar Hov. • I-.U.-.-MC r.erc Approximately !•'/'<•< "f 'm; nation -. leiifliiiLi rithltt.c ihrei. t> •>• „!,'. f'.othall roaches v.ho will r-tii:.', I !r-.' -irji'iUrij ( o;jchc.->' co;ivenli'>n HI N'f.'. f/r!f-;.i in' last '.'.eek in December. i v;d; V .-'J '.;. the =U VBY BEEF BOYS BIGGEST BOWLING BAND Products Harry W. Shiver Plumbing-Electrical PHONE 259 A' .-1 ....n..: J ! 1 poui.'i-. '.'. I:.,]. W.I.. I'.. .-.•-. l-i' "•'' '' '••'' '• , •;.•.,. , • j-.ii I, 1 ' )-:' -< nt.i -'. i , ,:.!..7.t • i;, v i I'-i 'i C:...| • ill !{i tit ' ^ ( • in the cotintrv, is a re K tilar attniftion in special match K ; um s at Klkh.ut, I5y HARRY C.RAYSON Sports Militnr. NKA Service NKW YG'RK. The hi«.Uest mistake m coniieclion with the fight at the (Harden the other night wasn't made by Harry Thomas, who was.knocked down for the sixth time and stopped willi only six tiecond.s of the eighth round remaining. The Minnesota heavyweight did his utmost to capitalize on a tremendous opi oruinily, and was paid $6.300. The Kross error of the evening, in the minds of trained boxing men, must be J (haiui-d to John Hoxborough, Julian J Klai-k an ol' Jack lilackburn, handler.s I of Joe Louis. i It wa.Mi'l difficult for them to guess what r.a.s KHIIIH to happen, nnd it did Louis no Hood to actually see Max Sehmcliiu; chdp down a powerful opponent miicli a.s lie cliopped down the Hrown Bomber himself. Loins admits that he i.s a bit ha/.y | about \vlia'. happened to him when he i mi.siook .Sclimelmi; for a rank sucker Ih inonlhs ago. Badly hurt early in the uoiiiu, the negro probably wasn't exactly sure a.s to jusl what dropped on lus head. Louis Sees Hie Light l'|> until the other night, Louis might have j.'oni' along kidding himself that n v, a, all an accident which couldn't prs. iljlv happen again. After all, a \num.; fellow with a punch like his .-hoMld lie able to dispose of a plodding bloke who will be crowding: 31) when s llii-v iiH-cl again. : lint such a menial analysis of the Krlniiclnig case will not work from J now tin. What Louis saw was a perfectly! conditioned Schniclmg who after an 1,S inoiilb.s layoff was able to thread a ; iiiedli' with a.s fine anil straight a right j hand a.s you ever saw. I Louis sal at the ringside immobile 1 and impassive throughout the first five i fraine.i. u.iU'hmg for Die right hand ; thai smashed him mlo insensibility in ; Jim.'. l'.i:«;. ' Sclimrling seldom missed with 1 even while feeling his way thrrnigh- ; out tin- first five rounds. It must have been consoling to Louis when it landed : and m.thing much transpired. j Hid I would have liked to have read ! Louis' thought when tho Ferocious I I'Yiinkfiiricr hl.irteil to unlimbcr in the sixth. ' Same Old SclnneliiiK ll goes without .saying that Schmel- mg's |.crforii:anci.' against Thomas was highly salisfaclory. The Pret/.el Poun- drr looked great for a chap who had been on the sidelines for a year and a half. . Ii must be remembered, however, that the contest was no barometer' of Schmeling's speed. He was a fraction of a second swifter than the slow and swinging Thomas, and appeared speedy in comparison. But the Black Uhlam will be faster next June. You can bank on that, and Louis had belter keep his noggin out of the way. The critics marie much of Schemel- ing's protracted layoff, disregarding the fact that lie long has thrived on inactivity. He re|X?atedly has permit- led a year to lapse between engagements, and on all save one occasion came back sharp enough lo prevail. And there were extenuating circumstances the hot night which witnessed his being bounced around by Max Baer. Dcr Moxic follows tho training code carefully between starts. Scbmeling may not bo the Schnielirig of 1936 when lie again gets a belt at Louis, but he has demonstrated that he will be far from a hollow shell. Louis had best be ready—and plenty good. The Best In Motor Oils Gold Seal 100% Pc/j/n., qt Z5c The New Stcrling/pil, qt. 30c| Tol-E-Tex East 3rd, Hojje il Co. Day & NUe v —-_--\^—_^ —ALL HOME OWNERS— We Invite Your Iiujuiry TERMITE CONTROL At Reasonable Price* Home Service Co. Hope Roy Allison, Mgr. Ark. Orville W. 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