Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 16, 1938 · Page 5
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Hope, Arkansas
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Friday, September 16, 1938
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Friday, September 16,1938 ARKANSAS ; _ ^ — — > — -— — Williams, Bruner-Ivory Teams To Begin Series at 7:30 Monday Night Hope Bnskot and Penney Girls May Also Play Monday Night Tile Williiims Lumber company and UrtiiiL'r-Ivnry <:oftba)l teams advanced to tbc fhiiil.s in the Minughne.sxy play- nff .series TluirsiUiy night. Tlie Williiims lenm defeated (he Goo. W. Huhisun team for tlie second .straight lime. Tlie .score was 17 to 10. In tlie .second Hume Tluir.sclay night, Bruner-Ivory eliminated the Alton CCC i-iimp by a score' of 12 to 4. It wan the .sc'Cond straight victory for both Williams mid the Briine'r tenm. I'la.v .lldiiday \inlit Williiims iind Brunei- will hook up at. 7:.')0 o'clock Monday nigkt in a three- K.'IIIIC seric.s lo decide the champion- fhip of the Hope Softball league. '11)0 winner of ibis .series will be iiwarded the Saeiiger Ilicntcr's gold trophy which will bear the names of tht victorious team. Tlie trophy will be H warded at a dale to be set later. Efforts iiro being made to match the J. C. Penney girls with the Hope Basket company girls team for a grime Monday n j,,|, t . ]f this g . lnlc C . 1M , )L> arranged, it will follow the Williams- Briiner gam..., to begin «t approximately «;:«) o'clock. Williams Takes Lend The lumber eoinv.any te am look four-run lead in the opening inning agam.st Hobison nnd conliniiecl to add tt. K as the game progressed. Fike was on the mound for Williams.' Heiiry hur.ud for Hobison. by innings: (ft) 0 1 G 2 1—10 .| ;| 2 8 0 0 x— 17 Tlie Fecund (lame Hoy 'IV.ii!-. pitching for Brunei- held the Alton camp team to a lone run imlil (he final inning when the Alton camp . coied three of it.s four n'n." Taylor hurl,.! „ three-hit, game strurkoul five and walked three Jho Brunei- bailors got to Clements in the early innings, scoring three ;rnns in the opening frame. Alton Camp .. . 0 1 (I 0 0 0 3— 4 Bruner-Ivory 321303 x— 12 El Dorado Boy With Razorbacks M/ /£ Sunimervil Till' .score Farmers' Softball Team to Play Here Will Be an Added Feature oi'the Mcmpstead County I''ail- Carroll gchoolcy was appointed manager ,,f Hie farmers softball loam which will play „ IP,.,,,, of merchonls during Hit- Ilempstead county fair. Clyde Coffee, manager of'Goo. W Robison .softhall team, has been appointed manager of the merchants squad. Indicators point lo a good game. Schooley will use as a nucleus, Clifford Mes-scr and Clifford Russell. Coffee is holding the personnel of his team a secret, but says be has a strong squad lined up. The game will probably bo played Tuesday night, September 20, at eight o'clock at the Hope .Softball field. Unbeatable 1'jiir CHICAGO-Dr. Robert Lawson and his golfing daughter, Mrs. Estelle Lawson Page, women's national golf champion, In,vu never failed to win low ymss pri/e in seven mixed four- SUIIH'.S. FAYETTEVILLE c Ark.—Knlpli Alwood, junior from El Dorado, will do a big share of the Arkansas Ra/.m backs' running aiul passing (bis full. 'Iliis lliO-iiimml speed merchant won his spurs last year as understudy to such backfield Mars as Knlihhu:, Itawlhigs and Sloan, lie is a crack' toward pass receiver i-iul last season caught a 21-yard pass for a touchdown against Rice, and a Ki-.vard Uniflitlown puss against Texas A. & M. He is n rlufty i miner ami showed bis ch'.ss in the game against George Washington University in which be averaged six yards gain every time he carried the mil. \\itb Kay Kakin (browing the pusses ami Knlph Atwmxl catching them, the Ra/orbncks expect lo have another backlield combination like the hlum to Kolihhis combination of last year. Nashville Gridders Win Opening Game Scrappers Run Over Light Murfreesboro Team, 24 toO NASHVILLE, Ark.—Nashville high school's Scrappers took n 24 to 0 victory from the Murfreesboro high school eleven here Thursday night in the opening game of the season for each team. Tolnnd took a pass from Rosson to score the first Nashville touchdown and send the Bo Sherman coached team out in front. Rosson passed lo Slutfficld for 15 yards and the .second touchdown. Rosson, on an off-tackle play, lugged the ball 20 yards lo score the third touchdown. A scries of line plays carried Ihe ball to Ihe Murfree.sburo two-yard line from which Gosnell plunged for the fourth and final touchdown. The Scrappers made 13 first downs compared to nine for the visitors. The local team will play hosts to the Cmnden Panthers Friday, Scp-< lember 23. School defealed Stamps, 18 to 0, here Thursday night after penalties had quashed Stamps' fourth quarter period to the two-yard line. "Sonny" Welch pitched frequent effective passes and scored Iwo touchdowns from scrimmage. "Fuzzy" Thrash, left end, blocked a punt in mid-field and ran 50 yards for the other Ashdown touchdown. Dale Wright, Thrash, Lewis, Rosenbaum and T. Thrash lenl effeclive line support to the Ashdown cause, while Alvie Williams and Junior Parker, backs, and H. B. Pipkin, Victor Smith and Rufus Hollzclaw were outstanding for Stamps. Ashdown Blanks Stamps ASHDOWN, Ark. — Ashdown High San Antonio Team Is Victor Over Indians SAN ANTONIO, Texas. - f/P) - San Antonio took a two game lead over Oklahoma City in the first round of the Texas League Shaughnessey playoff by taking a 5 lo 3 decision here Thursday night, after winning the opening game Tuesday, 2 to 1. Oklahoma City 010 002 000—3 10 1 San Antonio 020 001 02x—5 9 0 Prince and Andrews; Trotter, Kim- borlin and Swift. American League Clubs w! L. Pet. New York 93 43 684 Boston 78 58 .574 Cleveland 77 59 ,5GG Detroit 72 65 .526 Washington 68 70 .493 Chciago 5G 75 .427 Philadelphia 50 87 .365 St. Louis 47 84 359 Ends With "M"' CHICAGO—Names of every end with the Washington Redskins starts with the letter "M"—Malone, Milhier. McChesney, Mnsterson, and Moore. Thursday's Results Detroit 6, New York 4. Philadelphia 4-1, Chicago 5-0. Cleveland 3-2. Boston 2-3. Washington 6, St. Louis 4. Games Friday New York at Detroit. Washington at St. Louis. Boston at Cleveland. Philadelphia at Chicago. National League Pirates Hammer 5 Homers to Win Set New Slugging Record by Walloping Giants, 7 to 2 NEW YORK.—(/P)—The Pittsburgh Pirates set a season slugging record for the big leagues Thursday by walloping five hor.iers as they trampled the Giants 7 to 2, lo climb Ihreo full games in fronl of the National League pennanl race. The defeat dropped the Giants into fourth place, half a game back of the Cincinnati Reds. The Reds and the Chicago Cubs, in second' place, were both idle Thursday. Far 'different from Ihe team that was "pressing" so hard it dropped a doubleheader to the same opponents Wednesday, the Bucs wheeled out their big guns right from the start Thursday, continued swinging from their heels all the way, and accounted for six of their seven runs on homers. Paul Waner whacked two into the right field stands,. Brother Lloyd, Pep Young and Johnnie Rizzo connected for one each. It was the 19th of the year for R/.7.0. Jim Tobin muffled Terrible Terry's Terriers with seven hits in chalking up his 13th win of the season. Tobin had a hand in putting a rocord-equlling note in the books, when he hit Mel O'U three times with pitched balls. This deadlocks the modern National League mark set when Brooklyn pitchers hit Roy Evans ol the St. Louis Cardinals with three pitches back in 1910. F ootball Games Litlle Rock Tigers vs. Malvern Leopards at Lillle Rock. Norlh Little Rock Wildcats vs. Brinkley Tigers at North Little Rock. Catholic High Rockets vs. Batesville at Batesville. Piggolt al Blylheville. Hope at Haynesville, La. Gainesville, Texas, at Hot Springs. Van Buren at Fort Smith. McGehee at Pine Bluff. Wynne vs Jonesboro. Beebe at Ben ton. Monticello at Fordycc. Smackover at Camden. Humes High of Memphis at Forrest City. Warren at El Dorado. Ozark at Clarksville. Heber Springs at Searcy. Waldron at DeQueen. Stephens at Prescotl. Clarendon at Parkin. Huntsville at Rogers. Stuttgart at Newport. Gentry at Fayettevillo. Harrison at Cassville, Mo. Friar's Point, Miss., at Helena. Blevins at Foreman. Pocnhontas at Augusta, Elsewhere. Furman vs. Oglethorpe at Greenville. Richmond vs. Apprentice School at Newport News, Va. Rousing Backfield Makes Panthers Top Choice on_the Eastern Front Dartmouth Rates Second Spot With Cornell Close Up —Star Presents the First of Six Articles of Sec-' tional Roundups of the Football Season • ->.' football roundups. Cincinnati Team Beats Harvesters 12,000 Fans See Little Rock Team Beaten. 2tol Pittsburgh Chicago .... Cincinnati New York Boston St. Louis Brooklyn Philadelphia .. 78 76 75 75 68 66 62 43 56 60 61 62 67 71 73 91 .582 .559 .551 .547 .504 .482 .459 .321 Thursday's Results Pittsburgh 7, New York 2. Only game scheduled. Gimivs Friday Pittsburgh at Boston. Chicago at New York. Cincinnati at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Brooklyn. CHICAGO, 111.—Making the most of two costly errors by the opposition, the Cincinnati (C.) Pohlars nosed out the Internatonal Harvesters of Little Rock, Arkansas champions, 2 to 1, for the international softball championship here Friday night. A crowd estimated at 12,000 watched the two star teams in action under unfavorable conditions. The diamond was heavy because of recent rains and a chilly wind whipped off the lake as the thermometer dropped to 55 degrees. In defeating the famous Ed (King Kong) Kelly of the Harvesters, Clyde Kirkendall held the Arkansans to four lifts. He fanned seven and retired the side on strikeouts in the third. Kelly also pitched four-hit ball and fanned Ihree. Kelly was responsible for the Harvesters' only score in the fourth. King Kong opened the inning with a triple. Howard Hughes fanned but Kelly scored as LeMay grounded out. Cincinnati tied the score in the same inning when Mel Voss beat uot a slow roller to Kelly. Art McGuff bunted and was safe when Ike Pi-ice, fielding the ball, hit McGuff in the back with Voss taking second. Sonnj' Kappner sacrificed. Then Bill Curry flied to Eel Baxey, Voss scoring after the catch. The Ohions won it in the sixth. With one away, Bunny Miller doubled off the right field seals for a ground- rule double. He took third as Kelly threw out Voss. McGuff was safe when Kelly threw his grounded into right Tennis Deadline Extended 1 Day Entry List Will Close at 3 o'Clock Sunday Afternoon The deadline for entering the Southwest Arkansas tennis tournament has been extended one day to 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon, in order to accommodate late entries. A number of persons have already entered and much interest is being shown in the contest and the tournament trophies now on display at Stewart's Jewelry Store. All matches will be played in the afternoon at the most convenient' time for the contestants. Consideration will be taken in making out the brackets so that all matches will be played at an opportune time. Pro Experience NEW YORK—Steve Owen, coach of the New York Giants of the National League of Professional FooN ball Clubs, says college coaches need more experience as money players. Dwen considers Lou Little of Columbia University the best of the college mentors because of his work as a professional lineman. He looks for Cliff Baltics, who left the Washing- Ion Redskins, lo excel as Liltle's as- sislant because of the grounding in fundamentals and strategy- he received as a professional. field. Miller scored on Ihe error but McGuff was out trying to advance to second, Robert Holcomb to Vane LeMay. The Arkansans missed a chance to score in Ihe fifth. After one was out, Brook Robinson and Holcomb singled to right in succession. Then Wilbur Armbrust forced Robinson at third and Charles Love forced Armbrust. By JERRY BRONF1ELD NEA Service Sports Writer Lining up sectional football champions in September is a hazardous job. a preview of the eastern battleground shapes up something like this: Number one choice, Pitt—overwhelmingly. Following close in the Panthers' tracks. Darlmouth and Cornell. And ready to step forth as the surprise team, if Jim Crowley can mold seven more blocks of granite, is Fordham. Pittsburgh's losses, including Frank Souchak. Tony Matisi, Don Hensley, and Frank Patrick, were damaging, but not irreplaceable. Jock Sutherland will unquestionably have the finest ball-carrying backfield in the section in John Chickerneo, Dick Cassiano, Harold Stebbins, and Marshall Goldberg. The latter moves to full this season to make room for Cassiano, his 1937 understudy, who probably will be Sutherland's biggest ground gainer. Dartmouth will have something of a backfield herself in Harry Gates, Bill Hutchinson, Bob McLeod, and Colby Howe. McLeod should be Dartmouth's best since Swede Oberlander, and along with his mates will operate behind a tough line that contains an All-America candidate in Gus Eitrides, a guard. Carl Snavely worked wonders with 1937. They're all back with an added year's experience. Brud Holland, ne- gro All-America end, returns for duty, as do George Peck and Whit Baker, who will be spearheads of an exceedingly versatile backfield. If the Big Red gets past Colgate, Harvard, and Syracuse in their first three games, it wll be hard to stop. New Army Coach Tackles Tough Job Fordham's hopes are built around a crackajack backfeld and a mediocre line. Billy Krywicki anc] Dom Principe will pace the backfield again, with the aid of Pete Holovak, a classy newcomer. But only Capt. Harry Jacunski, end, and Mike Kochel, guard, return from that robust 1937 forward wall. The ever-resourceful Crowley has some fine material on Rose Hill, however, so the Ram isn't to be taken lightly. Capt. William H. Wood, Army's new mentor, has 12 available lettermen headed by Jim 'S'chwenk and Art Frontcznk in the backfield, and Woodrow Wilson and Jim Lotonzo, tackle, in the line. The situation is none too rosy, and the same can IDC said about Navy, which with 14 letlermen gone from last year's club, is in the process of rebuilding. Two clubs that will bear watching are Villanova and Holy Cross. The Wildcats, who enjoyed an undefeated season a year ago, lost a great back in Andy Stopper and a bang-up tackle in John Mellus, but Clipper Smith has plenty left—mosl notable of whom being John Wysocki, devastating All- America end. Last reserves were strong, and tlie freshmen were tough, so Villanova should bound along in good shape. Holy Cross lays claaim to the best and when one considers the fact that eight regulars a year ago were juniors and are going to war again, the Crusaders take on menacing proportions. Andy Kerr is still the Wizard of the Chenango Valley, but he'll have to dig deeper than ever into his bag of tricks to come up with much at Colgate. N. Y. U. Team Boasts Biggest '' Bnckfleld Dr. Mai Stevens, head man at N< Y. U., admits he has the best bunchjie ever had at Washington Square. He has the heaviest backfield in the'east, averaging more than 200 pounds, 'if he can get a Ine to match, hsi boys won't be shrnking Violets on 'anybody's gridron. Pop Warner lost only three regulars from last year's Temple club, but a terrific schedule probably will take its toll. Despite the loss of Vern Struck, the great spin-bucker, and Alex Kevof- kian, tackle, Harvard will be dangerous to all. Tad Weiman, with material galorejat Princeton, will be especially forrjud- able in November, when he gets s&jne of his promising sophomores whipped into line. i^ Loss of that great baekfield of Clint Frank, Al Hessberg, Charley Ewart, and Dave Colwell leaves Yale a q\$es- tion mark until Ducky Pond develops a new set of ball carriers. "^ Penn, with George Miinger newiat the helm, will depend greatly pn fSur or five sophomores to plug gaps "left Optimism runs high at Syracuse, where Ossie Solem will have a wljale of a line and a fair-to-middlin' Hackfield. £\ Columbia has the brilliant Sid LucTc- man ,but not much else. Penn, Car. negie Tech, and Boston College "will play tough football, but they're ! Aot Rose Bowl bound by plenty. <| Little Lafayette is all steamed up |or a second undefeated season, but Penn in the opener may prove a little "too much. , , '"I1JJP Penn State, Boston College, and Duquesne don't figure to get very far Because of weaek reserve material. But iron-man stunts have been performed before, and 1938 may be the year for an encore. ^ H-' NEXT: Tile South. i Prescott to Meet Stephens Friday Curly Wolves Will Attempt to Win Second Game of. Season FREECOTT, Ark.— Stephens High School will furnish the opposition -for the Prescott High School Curly Wolves when they take the field here Friday night seeking their second victory:, of the current campaign. Although little is known of the comparative strength of the two teams, it is reported that Stephens has one/of the best teams ever to represent thbt school and the local Wolves appeaFto be headed for their best season for several years past. French Army Maneuvers Show Warlike Scenes as Men and Munitions Are Mobilized With war spirit aflame throughout all Europe, this picture of French dispatch nders receiving their orders in the dead of night hearkens back to Uie dreai day, of 1915 when poilus just like these rode their bouncing motorcycles over rutted corpse-strewn roads to carry messages to the World War front. Their faces thrown into sharp relief by the light of army lanterns, the soldiers were pictured as they Participated m eivnck army maneuvers conducted witli all the grim seriousness of actual war. Communications centers must be guarded from the enemy, and here French machine gunners are pictured behind a barbed-wire barricade as they trained their weapons along a street leading to aa underground telephone and telegraph station. Note that the soldiers, although only playing at war are carrying full field equipment. France is taking no chances on a surprise attack which might catch her unawares. While troops like these were maneuvering at Bescancon, near the Swiss border, other $oldiers, guns, ammunition and supplies were rushed to the famous Maginot Line which stands «s a mighty bulwark between Franca and Hitler's Germany, No, this picture was not lifted out of a World War album. It is a brand-new photo, graph taken during French war maneuvers and rushed to the United States tor ?tm fl 5 rV1C( Y a "<VV"'° VeS that the French poilu ' tired after a d *y °* «Stln£ still finds a bed of straw on a stable floor a good place to rest. The cow in the Background gazes calmly at the soldiers, not realizing that they are in the midst of grim preparations for a war which Europe fears may strike at any time.

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