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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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Balling Yankees Miss RiglilharuJecl DiMaggio; Red Sox Win .Again nV GKOKGi: KIIiKSICr Ifnitcil Press Stair t'orrcspuiiclcnt NEW V'ORK, April 2-1 il)I J )— The Yankees weren't laughing so ioud today at the Red Sox's challenge to knock them off the American League perch. 'Hie world's champions were down in fifth place and asking frantically: "When will Joe DiMaggio be; ready?" And skcpllcally. 'Who's Mickey Harris?" Harris is the 22- year-old rookie southpaw who pitched the Red Sox into the undisputed American League lead yf.sterday. Beaten twice hi four starts, the Yanks are beginning lo squirm a lltltc as the opposition pours southpaw pitching lo Ihem and their five lef^handeil hitlers, without, the rightltimded hilling Di- Mageio in there, aren't, breaking down any fences. DiMaggio is still nursing some pulled tendons in his ankle and may be out longer than at first expected. It's doubtful if he'll be able to play In lloston tomorrow and FrMny. Without (he great Dimat', the Yankee batting order is candy for a smart left- hander as witness Chubby Dean's 4-hit 3-0 victory over them yesterday. .The Yanks have worries from the outside as well as the Inside. Their most dangerous rivals, Die Red .. Sox, came up with n lefthander named Mickey Harris yesterdny who plastered a 7-2 detent on Washington, allowing only seven hits, Harris helps the Her! Sox where Today's Sport Parade By IHSXIIV McI.KMOKR NEW YORK. April 21. lUI 1 ) — Max Bacr Is a mixUirc of swcetni'ss and fight. In one breath Ihe big fellow IrlLs you how, on the night of May W, he Is going lo back Tony Oalento into a corner u:xl give him th« J treatment. "I'll lilt Hmt loud-mouth everywhere and with everything. He'll get elbows, knees, thumbs, hues and heads. Tlml's what he hunch out, jo I'll give, it to him In a double dose. I was n liutcher Ijoy once, and I'll become a butcher boy ag.-ii.T." Then, almost as quickly an hi: had flown inio :i ragi:—a rage Unit swelled the veins in his neck and bundled his fiM.s into knol.s—B;itr quieted down, iwxl in an ;iijnust confidential whisper, told me why Ridcout Sets Mile Record WEDNESDAY, "I ain't lighlln' tor myself nny more," he said. "1 not enough lo take tare of myself, I want to make a little extra lor .some other:;. Ms- sen, leimne tell you whu:i 1 decided lo lake this tight with Calento." The swagger was nil gone from Max us he told me about a HUle old woman in her sixties—his Aunt Olive [roin Omaha. A lew inontlw ago, nt his home in Livcrmore, Calif., he came in to find her there. She had come from Omahn to see lib baby. "Get a load of this," Max salil. "She had sat n|> nil night 0:1 a conch Iraln to save [iiillman fnre. mid had packed her own box lunch lo save going Into the diner. She hail done all this to come out and see us and the baby. 1 took her Travelers Out-Juggle Barons; Ververka Comes j Through For Memphis I ATLANTA, Oil., April 2-1 <UI>>— When they pass nrouiul the most viihiiiblt! player awards at the end of this ba.scba.ll .season they could do iar v.-ura than In-slow such an honor on .slightly rotund Fmnk Veverka of the Memphis Chlcka- Veverka is a soullipaw pitcher by preference 1ml whenever there's :i hit of pim-h-hittinu or utility work to he done he can fill the breach, as demonstrated in yesterday's Memphis' victory over New Orleans, 5 to 4, Vtvci-hi vtas playing first base, where Manager Truck Datum in- ilallDd him niter repealed vain efforts lo line up « trained finsl- suckpr for the Chicks. The .scene- was the ninth liming, t»-o were out. the bases full uml Memphis mis j IrHlliiii,' the Pelk'ans 4 to :(. Up Meppul Veverka and cracked mil, « sharp single lo score two runners and turn defeat, into victory. to lead Ihe Chicks' nine-hit, itlack on two New Orleans pitchers. Krank Gaddy received credit lor the victory after taking over r or Hal Kcllcher in the .sixth. In the only oilier youtnern As- soclnlion game permitted by Ihe wealher, the Birmingham nnrons outshujgeil and under-juried, the ^Itllc Rock Travelers lo win VI to 10. It was the first night, mime of STANDINGS •Southern League Nashville W0 ' "Q Little Rock' .'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'"." ij ;j Memphis .. 4 t t Knoxville .'. ....... a :j Birmingham ........ 4 \ New Orleans ........'.... :s e Chattanooga ',',".' 'i 5 Atlanta Cincinnati Brooklyn ','. Pittsburgh .. Philadelphia New York \ Chicago ,. St. Louis .,..'.'.'.'.' Boston _ American Boston Cleveland . .AHrott "" Philadelphia New York . St. Louis .....'..'.' Chicago Washington ., ".'.' .2 5 National (.(-ague W. I,. I'ct. 1.000 .Gin .fiUO .500 .500 .:m .280 .'i'ffi 1040 Jimmy Lunsford, Craig's Newest Find, Faces Pride Of Manila -d the baby 1 took her aic seuson m , a ,° ! l .! ( '!'. h "! 1 ." S :. a .' 1(1 ." 1 "" 1 l"le hows imisl Imvi, been hoiibl- ing the pitchers. No less thiin eight purse out .. , do you think she had? Just enough '.o get her back lo Oiiuilm. that is, if she sat up all night ugnln and packed her own lunch." Maxic didn't look like the Mnxlc most people know as he lolil me • *..! ,.a IICIJA-, uit; i\t[i oux wnerc. muhi jjuupiu MIUW us ne loin me they nce:l help Hie most—in the' this slory. He dld.Tl sound like the box. He pitched with cunning and j braggart liacr ot the .sports pases • SilVVV VeStprdflV tilnnl-lnt, Ihti ' f-HUr-r Tin ImA-nH n,n In < 1*0 ,,„*. savvy yesterday, blanking" the ' either. He looked me in UK eye. Senators until lie had a 1-0 lead, and groped lor words, nnd Ior once He fanned eight anil walked only I had the lecling Hint he. wasn't Dariulccl to the mound during the 31-hlt singles! (hat also saw six errors. Fred Tauby nnd Carton Del Siivio of the Barons and Lupien nnd Knls of the Travelers, each will) three hlt,s, were the big knockers of the evening. Today duds New Orleans nnd playing it Memphis Little Rod: niMin while At- 'ille In n don- along was whether Tie" couicTcon- 'slu'waT'soing home' first class, mill vlil'nf"' "'"' clmtt « no °S fl visits (ml his stniT. He i lfls as much on ' live first class from now on," he "' 1M111 " C - iiu UUIIITO eigni ami walked only I nan the feeling Hint he. wasn't ,,,,,, •',•>'"& «' one. That, last Hem was important, trying to sell me a bill ol Mods '," , .°" l: RAam The only doubl about Harris all. "I 'told my aunt right then that ?.""! '"7 s1 "' MmxviMe alone was whether he irmirl mi,, i ^h n ,„„<: L,ni,, n !,«,„„ n,-ei „!„..,. .....i uc ' lcit;| fr nnd ClmttHr the ball ns any n round. The Yanks' weakness pitcher "ealnst southpaws was apparent yesterday when Chubby Dean handcuffed them with four hits, and ,„ Rolfe, Gordon and Keller. Two of the hits off Dean were tainted- one a Ecralch off Sleberl's glove and. the oilier a fluke on which Dahlgren stopped swinging and Ihe ball bounded just behind sec- mid.'. Brooklyn and Pittsburgh won their third straight games and made it a triple tie with the flood- hoiiiid Cincinnati Reds for the Nu, tipnal League lead. Brooklyn, spotting the bees a 3-run lead beat them, 8-3._ Max West slapped Tex two the old bee tamer was invincible. The decision was his 21st in; v> starts against Boston. Rookies Clint-He Gilbert and Herman Franks accounted for seven Dodger runs.: Gilbert, hit two homers, driving In four runs nnd Franks had a perfect day, ".1 for ^," driving in three, tallies. Pittsburgh' came from behind in the ninth to beat the Cubs »-» Singles by Eliott. Ri 22o and Van Robnys ofl Larry French filled the bases. Then Vance Pngc relieved said. "And so are a lot ol the I others who mean somolh » and Imvc been kind to UIL-. am— • i' j it's a lot easier lo take n punch 1 ' on (he inw when you're 31 than it Is to sit up all ni'jht i'i n das- coach when you're sixty-live." It's to make n little extra money with which lo pad out Ihe annuities ha has that Muxio is fighting again. And for the first lime since I have known him, ivrrd tlmt goes back to the : curly 1930's when he CTine to New York to fitjhl Ernie Sehaaf in the Garden, Max .seems lo have wlnil I ciin best express as "ni?ntnl peace, 1 ' The roarlne; playboy is gone. That is sure. What remains of the ligthing equipment that made Bacr heavyweight champion of the world will not lie known s- mlie record of 4:10.1 In Lawrence, Kas, to tocak the record set, by the old master mller, aien Cunningham in 1934 At the imartcr, Cimningliam and Wayne Rideout were neck nnd neck with Archie San Homnnl nest and lilaine Hideout trailing but at the finish it was Blaine, Wayne, Archie and Olcn. •In which mil Beswick and George Connell will play joe Dikly and Mitchell Best, while (lie final match will be a students doubles between n team of Mclvtn Ifalsell and Charles Afflick playing Norman "Monk" Mosley and Miwfield "Sonny" Lloyd. The public will be able to sec members of (he high school tennis lOHrniimenl ten «m for the district Car" Race To Be Held Sunday The .second in a scries of Old Car races being- sponsored by the Dud Cason Past of the American —.... .^ .^, lllu uwllic[ | Legion will be staged at Walker meet HI piny for the first time lo-! Park-Mississippi Conn t y Pair night with Douglas. Halsell and r '"~ ' " ... -. Affllck iiiakiug up this (earn which to Jonesboro Friday. COURTS ut 01 me I _ ling to me I I ennis Matches To me. Hell— I Dm i Be Played Tonight Tennis—fast becoming a popular sport of Ihe high school students since playing is possible in the new gymnasium—will be played tonight in public matches lo begin at 7:30 the first match. Marjorlo and Sara Lou McCuli-hen .ilay Betty Isaacs and Mary Jc'iin Afflick in a doubles. A singles between Norman "Monk 1 ' Mosley and [Job Douglas will pie- cede a doubles intra-faculty match To the eye and to the tniicli. Max Is still n tremendous physical specimen. There isn't'onc ounce of fnt on him right now. Moreover, he has a genuine hatred lor' Galento. He feels that the Jersey buffoon, through actions wlil?li cannot be described in print, has violated even boxing's curb-level code of ethics. "1 just want to swing on him once," Bacr said. Polar bears are known us land FronpK Ti , 6 II-III.-H.-U ( i-uiar Dears are Known us land W er\I.S£t , p n . Ch - hillcr Pal " nn "''nl«' ^ '™»-V of them live rtaner singled, driving in two mm. their entire lives without, ever onrhing the'ground. Harry Gumbert omdueled Klrby Higte to give the Giants Cnelr flrsi. yiclpry, a 1-0 win over the Phillies Higbe, who beat, the Giants, 3-1 in the opener, walked Mel Ott with the bases filled, forcing in the winning run. Gumbert yielded only Yesterday's hero-Chubby Dean. Athletics' southpaw who held the Yanks (o ,'mir i,i ts „„„ re|)c!ltc( | his opening day victory over them, 3-0. Pilots To Play Waterloo Sunday Will J. Cranover of Lexington Tenii., was fined S100 in Municipal Court today when he pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while under the Influence of licmor. A ccmnnnlon was fined $10 on a public drunkenness charge. Ci-ruiovor was arrested last night by state |H>licc on Chieknsnwbu nwniie as he was driving through Blythevllle on Highway 81. Rabbits should not be lifted by their cars; it is best to carry them the skin, shoulders. behind Grounds Sunday afternoon $175 in prizes will again be awarded, it was announced lortay. More than 3000 persons are estimated to have witnessed the races two weeks ago in which nine cars, of 1931 models or older, raced. cars have already been entered in Sunday's event, accord- 'inif to Don Edwards, post commander and head of the activity. Ryan Wedded to Ryan, AH Guests Are Ryans ST. PAUL, Minn. (UP) - Margaret Ryan was married to Shtum rtyan. The Very Rev. Lawrence p. Ryan officiated. George 5. Ryan was best man. Tin: other 2!i members of the wedding party also were Ryans. Yesterday's Results .Southern League Memphis 5, Ncw Orleans 4. Birmingham 12, Little Rock 10. Chattanooga at Nashville, postponed, wet grounds. Atlanta at Knoxville, postponed rain. .Vatiflnal League Pittsburgh 3, Chicago 2. Brooklyn 8, Boston 3. New York 1, Philadelphia 0. St. Louis at Cincinnati, postponed floodw.iters on Crosley Field. American League Boston 7, Washington 2. Philadelphia 3, New York 0. Cleveland at at. Louis, postponed, rain. -Detroit at Chicago, postponed, rain. Today's Games Southern League New Orleans nt Memphis. Atlanta at Knoxville, two games. Birmingham at Little Rock. Chattanooga at Nashville. —•—M-—___ Their hero arrives on the next bus BUY STANDARD TIRES i . Mo.. Aprll . Ralph Hutchison, nresld*-. ot he Caruthersvilie Ba.etali T ; VSSO- wouw 1 ' a " nouhcKi to(ia >' «'c Pilots would play the \Vatcr\oo, Iowa team ol the Thrce-I liapue -m exhibition game here BunS? "ft™ noon April 28. at Legion Park Waterloo, a class B team a.-, d ,„"„,: ber of the Chtcaso White Sox nmor SS* h ms - ls reluniius *»*« after being m spring training al Jonesboro, A rk., which is a member of the Northeast ArkinsL League, anil also belongs to the Chicago White Sox fann\y s tem Hutchison said Manager Ernie Stefa,,, pianned to give each me ? S!« , Pilt!tS ' SqUSd of » ln «« thirty a chance to take pan in the ' Read Courier News Want Atf-,. •OTHER SIZES »ROPORTIONATELT At Today's LOW PRICES! As r« c i> C i- Week Low As UV On Our I BUDGET PLAN j PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. i 5th Walnut rhone 810 Thinks oj himself as Daddy— just a fellow like millionsof others making the most of every day.. .working with a purpose and then relaxing to live with his family and friends. His age? He feels so young that the years don't matter. He's the best playmate his wife and youngsters ever had. And why not? No setting sun sees him bringing home the cares of the day. No rising sun fails to find him refreshed and eager to greet the new day. * * * Advice to Wives: One of Home's greatest charms for Daddy is the icebox—especially when well stocked with Budweiser and other good things. It gives the busy man- ahout-tpwn the urge to be a gracious man- about-home. National Le.ijiie Boston ,it Brooklyn. New York at Philadelphia. Chicago al Pittsburgh. St. Louis nt Cincinnati. American League Detroit nt Chicago. Philadelphia at New York. Cleveland at St. Louis. Washington nt Boston. Joe C'rait'. ivho has milclcil many young lighters down the fistic trail in the past 15 years, will .semi his newest "find" Into Die rliiK Thursday ulghi when n group of Blylhc- ville boxers will engage a team from Manila at Hie Legion araia. The youngster who Craig ii Brooming for a possible career in Ihe prolesslonal ranks, when ancj if he reaches the proper degree of training, is Jimmy Lmisford. slx- lout-llirce-lnehes of heavyweight Hinder. Craig nclinlh his I>oy is green and will need a great deal' ol training and experience, bin during the past two moiulis he ha.s shown good possibilities and seems to have- the ability to learn, i.uns- forcl is a. two-fisted puncher and has handled his sparring inracs without loo much trouble. Thursday night Die fans will have mi opportunity to see im in aoilti:i lor the first time when he laces Bill Downing of Manila. Dawning Is under the management of Biiiy Price as are other members of the ! Manila squad. He fought in Blylhc- | vllle several years ago as a middle- ' weight bill has since grown into the heavyweight class. Five bouts of four rounds each liavs been arranged on the card. Billy Price will resume an. old feud with Alton Shenoweth of Blythc- ville. Both are lightweights. Hugh . Hmhert, who punched his way to | the Golden Ciloves middleweight crown in the novice division in Memphis two years ago. lias been raking 'out dally nmi wiii men Harold Hatcher of Manila "Tnffy" sci-ivr.or Is slated lo meet Johnny Ciilllns, another Man- lla I elilwelghl, mid i5,, (i R irm cr of nlylliCTHIc will sock It out with wcl'-H T '" 10111 Ma "»n fratlier- 'Hie first bout will K cL underway promptly at g o'clock. NOTIOK or CLAIM UNITED STATES nEPAIlTMEMT OP INTERIOR OENKHAL LANIO OI-T1CP WASHINGTON Notice is hereby given that Drainage Oisltlct No. n, of Blv- thenllc, Arkansas, lias filed appl'i- tation mm. U. L. O. series, imder .••.cetlow 4 ol' the act of February 5. 1339 145 Stit. M10). to pur- lase tile SW',1 Sec. '&, T !(i N . 9 E,, sill J'. Jl., Arkansas. All ptrsons claiming Die land adversely will be allowed until May 29, 1940, to file in tills office llieii- objections lo the issiiinic-e of » patent iinclcr the aforesaid an- p lie a lion. -loci David Wolfsohn I3EPAIITMENT OP THE INTERIOR We have carload Vciligrccd 1). I'I. and Slnneville Seed. Also large amount of same kinil that hus liccii iilanteil here one year See or Call Bs For Prise! Very liberal j)rici; allowance for your olil seotl. L 1, Mattes Oin Co. Phone 40S-W-2 Yarbrn, Ark. SILHEUNAGEI, * COMPANY Mftte Hock - Pine BhifT - Fort Smith ANHEUSt-R.|U$CH ^^^^ Mtttn c/ It,, r»rW.F»»o,, Bttr Budweiser J MAKE THIS TEST: Drink Budweiser t| for five days. On the sixth day try to drink a sweet beer. You will want Budweiser's flavor thereafter. E 'OK at the iirici;! Look at the car! Then, look how much better off you'll be with a big Olds -Sixty! It's smnrf, it's , it's modern — and it's powerful to the tune of a big 95 H. P. Econo-Master engine. You'll lincl everything you want in a quality-built Oldsmobile—from performance to prestige. Drive one, today! •k Olds prices begin at $S07 for Coupes, $853 for Sedans, delivered at Lansing, Michigan. Transportation based on rail rates, state and foc.nl taxes (iCany), optional equipment and accessories ~ ex f ra. Prices subject to change without notice. • A GENERAL MOTORS VALUR « Help promote lately —dim you r Kghli when poising! K. Main SI. LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. Phone ;{2!l Blytheville-Sunday, April 28th $175 CASH. PRIZES Fairgrounds 2 P. M.---50 Mile Raca ADMISSION 25c~FREE PARKING-NO EXTRA CHARGE

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