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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 30, 1940
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;PAGE EIGHT BLYTOEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS if Romps Home An Easy Winner In Wood Memorial Carlelon Choice To Uphold String; Red Sox Win Again With Harris , - Jured Doin DiMaggio, continued Ills furious hitting, getting three singles and a double. T!ie Yanks came out of their 3- Same losing slump by nosing out. the Senators, 5-4, In the ninlJi. Joe McCarthy benched Bill mickey for the light-handed hitting middy Rosar, who justified the shift by winning the game with his ninlh Inning single. The Yankee defense continued to wobble, with Crosettl, Rolfe and Hosar each making an error. Spud Chnndler went. Hie route, allowing eight hits. Detroit beat Bob Feller for Ihc second time when the Tigers eked out a, 4-3 victory over the Indians. Feller's wildncss cost him Hie game. He loaded the bases In the eighth with two walks nna\n hit batsman and then walked Dick Bartell, forcing in tlic winning run. Al Benlon, relieving Hank Plppen in the ninth, funned Ken Kcltuer ..and Rolllc Hcmsley with Ihc bases loaded. Home runs by Harry Craft and Bill Wcrber in the seventh mid eighth innings, respectively, enabled Cincinnati to beat Pittsburgh, 3-2, and strengthened Its hold on second place, two games behind the idle Dodgers. Max Butcher, who allowed only five hits, balked tile Reds' first run over. Paul Derringer won his second game, scattering nine blows. Joe Medwick's double and Pepper Martin's single in Hie tenth gave the Cardinals an extra-Inning win over the Cubs. Dizzy Dean was batted out of the box for the second lime by liis old club. He was rapped for eight hits in 4 i/;j frames. Tlie Cubs made 15 hits but had 17 men left on base. Augie Galan nnd Phil cnvnretln hit homers for the Cubs nml Terry Moore and Johnny Miie hit 'em lor the Cards.' Blackwater Wins Wilson, Lutes Yarbro Team Over Defeats tutky l>iliy dlKililfs. Hcd Unck Is nmnliiB secon.1, followed by Devil's BV GEORGE KIRKSKV United Press S1.-/T t'orrfspomlenl NEW YORK, April 30 (UP)—The Brooklyn Dodgers, (he people's choice, carried their Blowing 8- game winning slreak Into the heart; of the west loday lo prove (hey | nrcn't morning yloi ics. They first,! pick on (he champion Reds, open- ! ing a 3-game series In Cincinnati j today. Tex (Slrongheart) Carleton, rescued from Ihe minors by Leo Diirocher, was picked to keep the Dodgers' string of successes intact and tie the modern record for (he longest winning streak at tlic .start.: of (lie season. Back ill 1918 Ihe Giants won nine In n row—ami it! wi,X l ;e™^/car co:nin "'"""' """"" '" I!:."..™r iow ! !':" t! ": s :™ n «-"«"»" -•->« •* .20,000 „„„,,, ton will be either Joe Beygs, the ex-Yankee, or Whtlcy Moore. Tlie Dodgers-Reds game feadires the opening inteiwclioiml clashes in which (he eastern National League clubs invade (he west nml (he western American League clubs Invade the east. Interest In the American centers primarily in the duel between Ihe Red Sox and Indians fov the league lead while the Yanks fight to get out of second division. Red Sox slock shot, up another few points yesterday when Mickey Harris, tlic S:ran(on southpaw, won his second American League game, beating the Philadelphia Athletics, 11-3. The Red Sox hammered out 19 hits, with Ted Williams rinding the range far two triples and two singles. Jim Tabor hit iris secoiifl homer in two days. Lou Pinney, subbing for the. In- Wood Moiiiorial nice, East's big lost Today's Sport Parade By I1ENKY McLKMOKE LOUISVILLE, Ky.. April 30. (UP) how Gunnel — "Tliey says as ain't gonna be here, but dial's crazy man lalk." Just a .stable swipe's opinion of the report that Colonel Ed Unidley won't be at Churchill Downs to see his Ulmelech run, but there are many others who share 11. Sure, the doctors have said thai the muster of Idle Hour farm mustn't risk Ihe excitement of seeing his colors Daunted in an- ollicr Derby. Sure, they have thai the finish of the race, particularly if his beloved Ulmelech were there on top, would mean his finish too. But. around here (hey won't lie- lleve It until a search of Ihc stands at post time fails to reveal a steely-eyed old gentleman cuddling a stop-watch in one hand n gold- headed cane in Ihe other. You just can't convince (lie clockcrs, the trainers. Die.' jjrnoms, the swipes and all the others whose work Is done In and about tlie big green and white barns beyond the back stretch nt Churchill Downs, thai Colonel Ed won't be around when Bfiniuy brings oul tlic Idle silks. They allow as how, over there where the air Is sweet with fresh, clean hay, and the clang of l(ic blacksmith's anvil, that the Colo- To Form 'First. Junior 'Baseball Team Since 1929 Blythcvlllc will have its Junior Baseball Team since after Wednesday when tlie first 1929 meeting will be held at the Walker Park-Mississippi County pair Grounds, Joe Wliltlcy, county rec- rrnllon supervisor, announced today. The inccllng is culled for 3.-30 o'clock. .All boys born in 1<J2'J or since m«y join the tc'nm and frnm this group, n roster of lit) will be- selected for the team, to be sponsored by the Dud Cason Post of the American Legion. The training season will open May 20 with games to begin shortly afterwards. Although plans are not completed, it is expected that Marked Tree, Trumann, Monelte. Jonesboro, Newport. Marion and other towns of Northeast Arkansas will have similar teams with which games will tie played. The Blythcvillc team will also piny other junior teams, whether or not they me sponsored by legion posts. 11 was announced, so thai three or four games weekly will be scheduled. H is planned to enter the lilythe- ville team In (he district meet with Hour the ambition to go even higher in a contest which reaches rational scope. It was In 132K that UlythcvUto Juniors, under sponsorship of Ihe American Legion and coached by Luke games worked fellows, HainUn, who copped 20 for Brooklyn hist season, nine years with the little before and after Detroit nel's hearl is strong enough to Charles T. Kramer, won stale "iron- Yankees .stand anything. Hasn't it, they ois and In 102!). won district honors argue, been ticking Hlang for HOI , __ years now. despite manv a shock. H didn't stop , looked at him In '3D and '34. Hob Kllngcr had been In minors nine seasons when he „.-,- capcd from the Cardinal chain in time to come within n> gnat's eyelash of helping Pittsburgh to a pennant in '38. Frit/, Oslermucllci of Ihc Red Sox and Dill Posedcl of (he fices served eight-year apprenticeships. Walter Itigiic of the Phillies and Jack Knoll of the White Sox required seven years to make the big league grade. Until John McGraw nml the Cilim'ls pat;cd him, n brief inspection l>y Detroit, was all the brilliant Carl Hubbcll had to show for six seasons in the- smaller circuits. Tyrus liaymond Cobb told Hub to forget the screwball which made him tlie greatest pitcher in Hie business . . . said il would get him nowhere in a hurry and ruin his arm. But at 37 Ihc Meeker Afnsler is still very much among those present. Curtis Davis and Morton Cooper of the Cardinals. Ciiir Melton ol tlie Giants ami Thornton Lee of the While Sox eacli pitched a half dozen years down below. Davis hnd to win 22 games for San Francisco one season and 2(1 another before he was dratted by (lie Phillies. Clliilihy Kciin Has llti-n a 1'itcher Since lie Was a Kid in Kompcrs Harry Gmulierl nnrt Bill Lohrman of (lie Giants. Mace Brown of the I'irnles, Vernoii Kennedy of the Drowns, Steve Sundia of the Tobln of Ihe Beus - ..._,. when a turn of a card cost him a fortune 1 or when Behave Yourself cost him another fortune by beatlm; Hlack Servant in Ihe run down the stretch, or when a gun was thrown on him las early days In the wild and THt PAYOFF 1IY IIAUliV C.KAYSON NKA Scrvii-f Spnrls Kditnr „_. _. „ , ,., NEW YORK, April SO.—H might overdue as a big-time pitcher. and Vito Tainulis of the Dodgers toiled In the minors lor five years. I So Chubby Dean, who was so | pilfer (n play professional ball lhat I lie illdii'l complete his sophomore I year nl Duke, where his older | brother. Dayton, is business nian- • ager of athletics, certainly is not II REfillY HILL Travelers Are 'Murdered' By Barons, Score 27 lo 3 of t:' him In his casino at I'ahn Beach. In other words, down here where he is a living legend, the feeling is thai the Colonel can stand unythlni;. and that with his own eyes he'll see Ulmelech break from the gate, and with his own watch clock Hie coK lit rates as (he brst lie ever had mate u iry for (he fifth Bradley Derby, victory. He wasn't supposed in sec Ulme- lech make his first start of the year in the ulue Grass Stake at. '•"eenclpnd last Thursday, but when the field went to the post it paraded past an automobile parked tacira pasi an luicnniooilv parked Yesterday's hero—Mickey Harris, alongside Ihe roll, in the car. and acky Red Sox southpaw who held w "h n » doctors around, was Colo- the Senators to seven hiis and won his second straight American League start. 11-3. boosting his club into a tie for the league tod. Yesterday's Results post - Soiitlicrn I.caRiic Memphis at New Orleans pored, wet grounds. Nashville at Chattanooga, poned, c.».d weather. Night games: Atlanta 7, Knoxville 6. Birmingham 27. Little nock 3. American League Boston 11. Philadelphia 3 Detroit 4, Cleveland 3 New York 5, Washington -I Only games scheduled. National league Cincinnati 3, PilUbureh 2. St. Louis 8, Chicago 5. 10 Inulu-s Only games scheduled. ncl Ed. As if rehearsing for what the doctors say he must do iR'xt Saturday, the Colonel kept His eyes turned away, from the track at jdio. But when J. E. Widencr's Ro' man took (lie lead and led Uimc- thc slnrl. and listened to (he ra- Icch into the first in™, the Colonel switched on" the radio and turned the K'assre on his baby. As If he felt the eyes of his master en him. ami drew inspiration from Ihe adoring glance, Himclech turned on the heat ami ATLANTA, C,a., April 30. (UP) — Only two games were played In (lie Southern. Association Monday but Ihcy were enough. In the diXKlcsl doinys of tlic young season, tlic Birmingham Ilarons hanged, drew and quartered the Little Kock Travelers, 27 to 3, and (he Atlanta Crackers scored four runs after two were ou( in the 'inth lo edge the iciioxville Smokies ! (0 6. Against, two Pebble pitchers. Alpha Brazle and Rob KaU. the Uaroiis faltencd their balling averages enough to go into hibernation for a few weeks. IXvcnty six Birmingham hits peppered the lot and outfielder Dutch Mele. who got five for six, knocked in eight runs- for a new league record. One of his blows was a homer with (lie bases full. Brazlc was routed in the firsl inning and he got off lucky. Katf [lushed Ihe ball up (o (he pialc for the remaining eight and two- thirds Ini'lngs and was shelled for 22 hits. Tlie Barons scored 13 runs oil him ,iu the lust two frames as Manager Herb melt of Litlle Kock left him in Ihere. The oiillook was bleak for the Crackers when (he first two mei> went out iti the ninth and they «"ll trailed the Smokies 6 to :i. But pinch-hitler Willnril Marshal tht'ii clacked a long home run over Ihe rlghlflcld signs. Mnuldiu anr' Mailho singled and Bob Carpentci iced Jim liivin on tlie Sniokie looped a hit --„ --.. -j -lie time the. Smokies retrieved tlie ball Muuldin wooly west or when (he dice and "' tlmt l )llcllcvs wcre ! Tllls is especially so in ,,™ ul ,--. ........ ............ -.. . the little while ball ran n'-uinsl 1 ' ° c llltlcrs - b " 1 ttmf was ' the fact that his progress was re- mound. Tom Hnfey lo< 0 nolhliij; slranjjo about Alfred Loclll larded while he fooled around at illto "SM and by the Dean bealinj! thp Yankees twice lirsl base, for a pitcher CliWibv ...... " ; ........ '---•—• ••-- • within eight ' . . .. i _ . woi 10 Chubby liniulcd firsl baseman who became a pitcher. lie is « left-handed pitcher ivho became a first baseman. •an bealinj! the- twice ( lirM, base, for a pitcher Chubby | Smokies retrieved tlie ball Muuldin. ihin eight days . . . giving the , Dean has been since lie was a kid I Mailho and Hnfey had scored and lid champions only one run ami in rompers. | Atlanta won Ihe ball game. There hits In ID Innings. I He pitched for Ml. Airy. N. C., "'ere a couple of wild throws and 3hubby Dean is not a lell-llligh. and North Carolina's Oak a body block by Muilho on the luted firsl baseman who became I Nidge Military Academy. He iilicli- : Smokv third baseman Ural Ihe _. Military Academy. He pilch- : ed for Ihe (own team of Ml. Airy, N. C... lils home town. --• — ............... j Ho pitched a no-hit, no-run When Dean reported fresh from I game for tlie Dnkc frftsh. Fie Ihe Duke campus In 10LIU. Connie] pitched semi-professional ball in Mack used him al lirst base to the North Carolina Coastal Plain League. Jack Coombs coached him as a pitcher. Ira Thomas signed him as n of take advantage Young—he Is nol yet 2-1— obviously was miscast, and II has taken him this long to fiiKl him self as a major league pitcher, which is not unusual. And it is fortunate for both Dean anil Ihc- Athletics thai. Ihe collegian wasn't, a capable enough first sacker lo hang on there longer than he did. Bucky Walters of tlie t!eils. greatest pitcher in baseball in 13:19, wasted seven years as a mediocre third baseman. It ordinarily takes a pitcher live years lo find himself. Jim Turner of tlic Reds spt'nl 12 ill the minors before coming drove to the front. As he passed the mile pole, the colonel smiled tioiia'i and said: i ^1^-1. "He did it In thirty seven and| llv( , V ' two. And the track's two seconds) i-,. off." ' j^" 1 The Colonel had clocked him., Tet]ll( .spent, nine campaigns in the minors. lli-l.bill to win 20 games for a Boston Na- Lcagiic club the attack ol was almost totally inclfec- Fettc, \vho mined Hip B righl on the The first Methodist the United states was near Westminster. ,\td. chinch In established Rend Courier News want ads and clocked nose. Maybe the doctors will keep him nt Idle Hour 75 miles away, but who wants lo bet they will, [ wouldn't be surprised if Die Colonel himself wouldn't make book on il. My guess is thai when the field comes on the (rack tlie Colonel will bo somewhere close by and joining in. (hough softly, when the crowd hums "My old Ken-! tucky Home." l Si\ years lu Minors And Was 'Void to Forgol TO ALL COTTON GROWERS $30.00 1>KU TON FOR .YOUR SKK1) 12.50 ,„ hUre.1, (or tfc e ,,Zcc"l I,'",. *' "'' "' """ r " Rosiell Baikam'j RED TOP GIN Blytb«7l)U, Art, BARGAiKS IN USKl) Ice Boxes Ilchiiilt and (Jiiiii-iinlccd Electric Refrigerators HARDAWftY APPLIANCE CO. Service on All Makes RcfriRcralors—liaillos—Washers 20C IV. Main SI. Phone 233 id the . third baseman Unit the official scorer is still trying to figure oul. The Nashville at Chattanooga and Memphis at New Orleans caintw were rained mil mill will be played today. The other teams meel in Ihe same order. pitcher. Dean has the size, .speed, curve', intelligence, ambition and disposition. Had Connie Mack pitched him from (he start, or saw lhat he pitched in tiie minors for n couple of years, lie undoubtedly would have had one less pitching headache long before this. CLEVELAND,~o77uI')~ — Tho municipal airport cost the city of Cleveland only $341.39 to operate last year. itaj. John Berry, atrporl commissioner, has reported an income from fees and reiilals of $39,- G15 and expenses of s 10.553.23. Today's Games , Memphis at. New Orleans. Knoxville al Atlanta, Little Rock at Birmingham. Nashville at Chattanooga. American League. Delroil ,-u Washington. Cleveland at Philadelphia. St. IXHUS at. New York, Chicago al Boston. National Lvagne Boston at Chicago. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh. Brooklyn at Cincinnati. New York at St. Louis. 2 Great New Gasolines! mr 5so y ^^rali A Hie -Mississippi Comity League of the Northeast Arkansas Amateur Ilasi'ball Associate.) opened Its season Sunday alieriioon with auspicious games played in fivs towns. In Hie "A" Division, Blackwuter ((raved It deserved promotion from "15" Division by winning over Wilson, one of Die strongest teams in tile "A" Division in « tlirilling 10-9 game at Ulackwaler .Scott struck out n men ami ,, vit |) Wcsl miule able batteries against Wilson's batteries of Wcildon and Clay. Tlio other game in the "A" Division was won by Lines who de- Tented Yarbro, ll-u, in a game which went 10 innings. Played ai Ynrbro, the .wore was lied n.-uil the visitors made five runs in the final to end the game. Lutes and Tnft were batteries for Hues with Whittle, J 0 | m . s ji, H | ,j OT | fm . y . u ._ IjJO. In Hie "li" uivLslcn, the closest score was made «t liceee when I Burks defeated Recce, B-z nitten- ' berry and Matthews were batlc-rir-s lor Burks with Wilson and Bc-a- chiun for Recce. Al.Tyronza. Lake, the home team defeated Victoria, 15-5. Sligler and Plltuinn were the winning butteries with Henry and Eldrldge for Victoria. Smith defeated Huffman, 14-7,1 '" a game played at Smith's sto '' TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 1940 A Slight Oversight grounds. White and Wilson the victorious batteries with Jones ami Hughes for Huffman. Games will be played next Sunday afternoon with I lie schedule tu be announced later in (lie week Stickler jln Loss : |!To Green STANDINGS Southern Nashville .. Little Kock Memphis ... Birmingham New Orleans Knoxvlllc .. Chattanooga Atlanta .. .. Pet. .909 .571 A sock on the jaw followed quickly by a body pin gave Loyal Green, lilythcville's battling barber the margin over Lee Stickler, erstwhile dirt track king, in n strictly home talent wrestling match at tlie Legion arcr.a last night. The affair lasted ten minutes and in losin" Ihe first fall Stickler wrenched his wrist and was unable to continue thus forfeiting lo Green. The main event was a scrap between Joe Dillmnii n»d Lefty Wil- of his opponent for roughing the referee. Floyd Byrd was loo tough for George Thomas of Shreveporl, Uk- ing tivo out of three to win the decision. Thomas won the first fail with a hammerlock In 15 minutes but Byrd came back to sweep the second and third with standing back breaker and combination spill and toe hold. SPECIAL! 1/3 More for the same money Johnson's Wax and Glo-Coat c SHOUSE-HENRY HARDWARE CO. Phone 35 Brooklyn ., Cincinnati New York Chicago .. Pittsburgh it. 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