Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 8, 1938 · Page 7
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 7

Hope, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 8, 1938
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.Thursday, September 8 HOPE $TAH, HOPE, ARKANSAS ® Demonstrate New Rules and Plays Will Be Warmup for the .j, Opening Game at Haynesville, % La., Sept. 16 Coach Foy Mammons announced Thursday that a football game between squads .will be held Tuesday night, September 13, for the purpose of explaining new rules, plays, fouls and how the new Scoreboard is operated. "This game" (lie couch explained, "will ( be a practice test in preparation for our first name, at Haynesville, La., Friday, September 16. It ]\ will also give the fans a chance to see what our 1938 team will look like. The hoys are rounding out in good shape and our first .scrimmage was hold late Wednesday afternoon. Most of the toys ore "green" but are trying hard. Between IiU and .'15 candidates have reported the pa.st few days and several more aru expected soon. The lineups and details will be announced '. lutei. Southwest Tennis Tourney for Fair « Fair Park Courts Are Being Worker Over and Improved Advertising i.s now being distributed to towns within a radius of 75 miles of Hope to arouse interest in the South- 1 west Arkansas tennis tournament. This tournament will Ix.- played September 2(Mu 2-1 at the Ilempsteiid County Fair. The two dirt tennis courts, at Fail- park arc- being excavated by a crew of workmen s.nd it i.s hoped they will • be in condition in time for the tournament. Plans call for a three-inch layer • of crushed rock, then a layer of cinders : and finally about five inches of clay. i. Work i.s being delayed because of a | shortage of crushed rock. Any tennis I enthusiast who can get hold of this , item is urged to get in touch with ! Mrs. Cluude T. Doyle, Hope Recreation Supervisor. Crushed rock is necessary in the construction of class A j tennis courts beenu.se of the fine draining qualities. A Well constructed clay court that will drain is the best playing surface known. A total of 12 awards will be made to the winners of this tournament; these awards will be on display at Stewart's Jewelry Store during the week of September 12. Ed Burnett, former slate tennis cham- READ Is to Work Out for Pub I 1C 100 PER CENT CAPACITY BUY/ AMATeUf? ATOAKMONT pion, has consented to play an exhibition match on Sunday, September 25, with the winer of this tournament. Bnrnett, who is doing as much work as anyone else in the state to promote amateur tennis, states that' he was very glad to learn of the Southwest Arkansas tennis tournament. He said heretofore practically all tennis tournament caliber has been played in Little Rock or El Dorado and that he would cooperate in any way in bringing amateur tennis to the front in Southwest Arkansas. Jack Pritchett of Hope is tennis chairman and has charge of the entries for this tournament. Any person interested , in entering should get «in touch with .him. '>* i:T $ Mlf km SEE THE NEW I, I! f T T m Plymouth NOW ON DISPLAY IN OUR SHOWROOM It will surpass all your Expectations FOR 1939 PLYMOUTH'S THE CAR B. R. Hamm Motor Co, Dodge Plymouth As a tablecloth for their camels Arabs often spread their cloaks on the ground. i t t t T T t T T T T T T T :! f T T T t T T T T t t T T T T T T T T T t T T T T I T T > word tormented her, beat at her brain whenever she thought of Larry, seared into her heart all through his endless trial. Sometimes she wondered how she lived through those torturing hours. You'll live those dramatic hours with Pats McGraw in the vital, timely new serial story coming to this paper, the story of a girl forced to choose between the law and her heart, Hit-Run Love Beginning— Soon in IIIIIIIIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIII Hope Softball League Clubs : W. L. Pel Bruner-Ivory 13 1 ,928, Williams Lumber .... 10 2 .833 CCC Camp 9 4 .692 Geo. W. Robison G 9 .400 More Basket 5 11 .312 Highway Dept 4 9 .308 Wednesday's Results Alton Camp 12, Hope Basket 9. Bruncr-Ivory 1C, Hope Basket.5. . Games Thursday Hope Basket vs. Bruner-Ivory at 7:30. Geo. W. Robison vs. Highway Dept. at 8:30, Games Friday Williams Lumber vs. Bruner-Ivory, (End of'Schedule)' Southern Association. Clubs Atlanta Nashville New Orleans Memphis Little Rock .... Birmingham . Chattanooga . Knoxville W. 87 80 78 76 74 71 GG 58 62 G5 G7 74 75 78 81 88 Pet. .584 .552 .538 .507 .497 .477 .449 .397 Wednesday's Results Little Rock 1G, Atlanta 3. Memphis 10, Chattanooga 5. Birmingham 2, Knoxville 2 (tie, called because of darkness). Nashville-New Orleans (night). Games Thursday Knoxville at Nashville. Chattanooga at Atlanta. Only games'scheduled. American League Clubs w! IL. Pet. New York 89 41 .685 Boston 75 53 .586 Cleveland 73 55 .570 Detroit GG 63 .512 Washington 64 67 .489 Chicago. 54, 70 .435 St. Louis 46 80 , .365 Philadelphia 40 84 .354 •'-$ Wednesday's Results Cleveland 1, Detroit 0. Philadelphia 5, Washington 2. Boston 11, New York 4, St. Louis-Chicago (rain). Games Thursday New York at Boston. Philadelphia at Washington. St. Louis at Chicago. Detroit at Cleveland. National League. Clubs W, Pittsburgh 76 Cincinnati 72 Chicago 7} New York 71 Boston G5 St. Louis Gl Brooklyn 58 Fhiladelp-hia 41 L, 52 59 58 59 63 68. 71 85 Pet. .594 .550 .550 .546 .508 .473 .450 .325 Wednesday's Results New York 6, Boston 3. Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 1. Chicago 7, St. Louis 5. Philadelphia 6, Brooklyn 3. Games Thursday Boston at New York. Chicago at St. Lou'is. Philadelphia at Cincinnati (n). Philadelphia at,Brooklyn. by HARRY GRAYSON Sports Editor, NBA Service One of those crying major league owners, who professes to wonder why the Yankee run away in the American Lepgue, and the National is called another minor, and who tells the customers that he would like to do something about it but doesn't know where lo look for talent, might buy Frederick What's Going on Here, Boys? No, the gentleman in .while, is ^not atternpting:to imitate an ostrich. He happens" to be Bob Gregory, the referee, whose job it was to see that all was on .the fair and square in a wrestling match between George (K. O.) Kbverly and King Kong Kashey, heavyweights,, in Los Angeles. Charles Hutchinson from the Seattle Indians. Now, don't let hi mtell you that Freddie Hutchinson can't pitch. He already is crowding the 25-game victory mark in the Class AA Pacific, Coast League. Hutchinson, a big, strong kid, is a corking hitter, too. He swats the ball avagely and on a line. He"'d be an excellent pinch-hitter . . . another Red Ruffing in the dugout. The club urchasing him would have plenty of time to realize on its investment, for Hutchinson is only 19. He graduated from a 'Seattle high school Hutchinson has more than baseball only a few weeks ago. ability. He is one of the few ball players touched by bucks office magic. He bent the Seals in San Francisco the other night before 18,215 paying guests which was only 785 less than the record for the city at the Golden Gate established ,'Vlien the new"Seals Stadium was unveiled on opening day of 1931. So why doesn't a major league club buy Hutchinson? That is an easy question to answer. Those badly in need of pitching material simply are too cheap. Clubs with elaborate farm systems prefer to develop their own players. Used to signing youngsters before they are dry behind the ears, they dislike to admit thatan independently-owned minor league uitfit has picked up a great athlete. Of the clubs without widespread minor league affiliations, only the New York Giants and Boston Red Sox have in recent years shown any inclination of being willing to pay a worth-while price for a performer. And then, Bill Terry of the Polo Grounders, who has yet to prove himself any kind of an organizer, has waited until the last minute to turn to the needy Phillies or those wholesole dealers in players, the Cardinals and Yankees. Disappointed at the result of fabulous deals, Tom Yawkey of the Red Sox decided to develop his won. Hutchinson hasn't been sold to a big league club because his owner, Emil Sick, a brewer, asks $100,000 for his contract . . . and doesn't have to sell it. Sick undoubtedly would take less, but it is obvious that to date he has not been made a satisfactory offer. It won't belongbeforeHutchinson is in the big show. It would be unfair to keep him in the minors, but no more unfair tha nthe major league magnates' attitude toward minor league owners. Hutchinson affords the Midas touch to club owners of every Pacific Coast League city. Joe DiMaggio, in his coast days, drew fans into the parks as Hutchinson is doing now. The argument has been raised tha if owners flatly refused to peddle sucl best sellers as Hutchinson and DiMaggio, the smaller loops would prosper accordingly, and there would be no lack of attendance, an egro that stalks every keeper of auditor's books in lesser wheels. True it is that if DiMaggio were still a member of the Seals his feats would •populate ball yards of. the golden slope in goodly numbers, as the freshman Hutchinson's prowess draws large crowds wherever he appears. But what advocates of retaining minor league stars in the minors forget, and what major league owners take ad vantage,, of is. baseball-, economics. Most minor league clubs exist not Prescott to Play on Wolves Will Open 1938 Season at Home This Week-End Frescolt has this year a new field and. School "Curly Wolves" will start the state football wheel to rolling Friday night when they square off against the Amity Rams on the local field.' The game starts at 8 p. m. Frescott hs this yer new field and the brightest prospects for a winning team in the past several years. The enthusiasm of the local fans toward supporting the team is better than for a good many years past- Coaches Storey and Smith have for the past seven days been holding two workouts daily and the team is rapidly, rounding into form. The probable starting line will average approximately 183 pounds,, the starting backfield will average 162 pounds. Little is known about the strength of the OFpositiori,.but in the past Coach Thrash of the Amity High School has produced some mighty good teams 'and this year should prove no exception. Officials for the game are: Whitthorne. (Henderson) Referee, Harrison, .(Henderson) Umpire, Buchanan (Ouachita) Head Linesman, Dalrymple (Henderson) Field Judge. oa gate receipts, but on sales of youngsters. I'm glad that Emil Sick doesn't have to sell Freddie Hutchinson, arid.hope he holds out until he gets southing in the neighborhood of. the $100)000 he, asks. An independent minor league,.owner with something to sell should' drive a hard : bargain. If .he, doesn't get it while,the get- .ting's good, all he'll ever get from his big-hearted big • league brother; is a broken bat. ARKANSAS MOTOR 'COACHES ARKANSAS' BEST BUS SERVICE Always ride the Arkansas Motor Coaches when you're traveling to or from points in Arkansas. Swift schedules. Maximum comfort. Best paved routes. New Buses. LOWEST FARES. Phone 363 For Schedule Information Bus DEPOT In Diamond FROM HOPE To: St. Louis 57.55 Hot Springs 51.70 Texarkuna _... .65 Dallas _ _ 4.25 Memphis 4.70 Little Rock ""_ 2.25 Springhill . L95 Any Way You* Look at It.. 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