Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 27, 1938 · Page 5
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Tuesday, September 27. 1988 THE Bruner-Ivory Team Wins Championship of Softball League n m i_ n i \ _^ . . _. . ~~ ' " ~~~ '• ——• _.— <i^ Roy Taylor Hurls j Team to Victory Wins Final Game From Williams Team Monday Night, 12-6 .The Bruner-Ivory Handle company Softball teuin conclusively proved they were the champions of the Hope Softball league Monday night by taking the final game of Shaughnessy playoff scries from the Williams Lumber company learn, 12 to B. H was the fourth straight victory for the Bruner team,' being forced to play two games with Williams for the last- half championship which enabled the team to meet the first half winner, which was the Williams team. Monday night's victory clinched the championship title and also the Saeng- cr theater's gold trophy which will be presented to the team at a later date with the names of the Brilner team engraved on the trophy. Hoy Taylor, (lie best Softball pitcher Jn the league, was on the mound for Bruner again Monday night. It was his fourth straight win over Williams. He gave up six hits in winning the final game. Bootsie" Kike, hurling for Williams, was touched for 11 hits. Wuinnrk Is Grateful G. W. Wotnack, manager of the championship Bruner team, said after the final game: "I, ;.s manager of the team, am very proud of every member of the team who has stood by me and have been so loyal throughout the entire season. I don't Ibink a finer bunch of boys could be found on any team. "We have all pulled together to accomplish what we started out to do— to win our games fair and square— and this we have dune. I want to thank the loyal supporters of the Bruner-lvory team for their presence at the games. "A great deal of our success is duo to the fine work of our pitcher. Roy Taylor, whom we all appreciate very much," Mr. Womack concluded. Bruner Also Grateful Carl Bruner, sponsor of the team, said in a short statement: "Bruner-lvory Handle company is proud of this group of fine men, and •we are h.ippy that we could have you represent us—and are glad you lived up to our motto—"We'll Handle You Right." Team Takes Lead Held scoreless in the first inning, the Bruner bombers exploded four runs over the plate in the second inning, added four more in the fifth inning and the final four in the sixth inning. Percy Ramsey, first baseman, led the baiting attack with a double and two singles in four trips to the plate. Cliff Russell, catcher, got two out of three, and A. D. Russell, centerfielder, got two for four. Raymond Urban, first baseman for Williams, led his team in batting, getting two out of four. Pete Brown, manager, hit a home run to deep right field in the third inning with the bases empty. The score by innings: Bruner-lvory 04004-1 0—12 Williams 001121 1— (i Names On Trophy The names of the championship Bruner team, to be engraved on the Saenger theater's gold trophy, were announced as follows: Henry Fen wick, Roy Taylor, Percy Ramsey, Frank Ramsey, Chester Ramsey, Charley Prince, Leonard Ellis, Orville Sleadman, James C. Russell, Carroll Schooley, Wilbiirn Coleman, Tommie Brumfield, Frank Donn, Walter Chance, Guy Downing, A. D. Russell, C. Messer, G. W. Wowack, manager, Frances Bruner and Jack Brun- Rubber Kicking Toe Works in Practice, Which Is All Old Square Toe Needs to Get Results American League Clubs New York Boston Cleveland Detroit Washington Chicago St. Louis Philadelphia W. 80 84 83 ... 78 .... 73 ...61 52 .. .. 52 L. 51 GO 63 G!) 73 79 'JO 95 Pet. .053 .583 .563 .531 .500 .43G 3G6 .354 Monday's Results New York 4, Boston 3. Only game played. Games Tuesday . Chicago at Cleveland. St. Louis at Detroit. Washington at New York. Boston at Philadelphia. National League Pittsburgh Chicago New York Cincinnati Boston St. Louis Brooklyn Philadelphia 85 85 79 77 73 68 65 45 58 61 G6 66 72 77 76 99 .594 .582 .545 .538 .503 .469 .461 .813 Monday's Results Chicago 6, St. Louis 3. Only game played, Tuesday Pittsburgh at Chicago. St. Louis at Cincinnati. Philadelphia at Boston. New York at Brooklyn. Here is a e.loscnp of the rubber toe, two inches wide and corrugated in front, which fits on the shop and aids Pin! Gaspar and Ralph Stanley of Southern California to keep place and drop-kicks in line. The device was invented by Cecil C::shman, University of Rcdlands, Calif., coach With it Gaspar and Stanley between thc:n booted 59 out of GO attempted placements in practice lfr Nashville Ready for Wildcat Tilt Scrappers, P e p p e d Up Over Camden Victory, to Be in Shape NASHVILLE, Ark.-Coach Eugene (Bo) Sherman's Nashville high school Scrappers face one of their toughest assignments of the season here at 8 p. m. Friday, when they tangle with the strong El Dorado Wildcats at Scrapper field. As the Friday night game is trie only one scheduled for this section of the state, it is expected thai, a large crowd of spectators will be en hand to witness the fray. Conch Sherman started drilling his squad hard Monday afternoon in preparation for the contest. Sherman's eleven came out of the Camden game here last week-end in good condition and the Scrappers, burring injuries between now and Friday will take the field at full strength. Russeliville last week. Guy Woodard,! for action. Lester Stuison regular end, " who lias been out with an ankle injury since the opening game, will be ready who has been out with injury, will see action, Cowan said. Bans Scrimmage NORTH L1TTEL HOCK—Scrimmage has been eliminated from the trainnig program of the North Little Rock Wilcats for the game with the Blythe- villo Chicks, at North Little Rock High School stadium Friday night. Coach Robert A. Cowan has substituted dummy scrimmages, in which the Wildcats will brush up on their blocking. The North Sidcr.s will have long defensive drill Tuesday and Wednesday. Cowen plans to spend Thursday, working on kicks from placement. Cowan said he probably would start the same line-up which started against By HARRY ORA.YSON Kpor(s Editor, NEA Service There is much hullabaloo in southern California about a new rubber kicking toe. It is two inches wide, corrugated in front, and fits on the regulation fool- ball .shoe like a rubber. The device was invented by Cecil .Cushman, coach of tho University of ; Redlands, Calif. With it, Phil Caspar and Ralph Stanley of the University of Southern California between them. are said to h^ve booted 59 out of GO attempted placements in practice. 'That's a lot of placements. Obviously, the new kicking toe Works in practice, but coaches say that only practice will get results, in any form of kicking . and drop-kicking. especially in place Naturally, the greater 7-esiliency of even hard rubber may add a little distance, although not much, and distance never was the major problem in place or drop-kicking. Accuracy is what counts. Almost anybody can kick off successfully from his own 40-yard line !iO-odd yards into a space 160 feet wide. Almost any body can pick up the point after touchdown from about 20 yards out . . . provided he is accurate. But kicking, a football into territory ICQ feet wide and booting it between uprights 18Vi feet apart '• is an altogether different proposition. Broad-Toe Shoe' Good Enough Tho present broad-toe kicking shoe with a high rise made of solid sole leather has been in',.vpgue for more than.25 years. That was all Charley Brickley required to drop-kick from all kinds of ERASING BASE-RUNNERS THEIR BUSINESS MBINATION IN BASEBALL FffANK C/?OS£777 Beaumont, Atlanta to Meet Wednesday First Game of Dixie Series Will Be Played in Atlanta ATLANTA, Ga.-(/P)-The Atlanta Constitution says that Beaumont, winner of the Texas League play-off, has chosen to play the opening games of the Dixie Series here Wednesday and Thursday. Atlanta which won the Southern Association play-off Monday night in Nashville, will represent the circuit. Friday will be an off day, the Constitution says, and games are scheduled in Beaumont Saturday, Sunday and monday. Atlanta Wins Final NASHVILLE, Tenn-(ff>|—The Atlanta Crackers presented final proof Monday night that they are the class of the Southern Association by taking the fifth and final game of the ShaughneEsy playoff with Nashville, 8 to 3. The Crackers, victor in the regular season, triumphed over Memphis in five games in the preliminary playoff series while Nashville defeated New Orleans, also in five games. The victory qualified the Crackers to represent the league in the annual Dixie Series against Beaumont, Texas League victors. Beekman the Winner Bill Beekman went the route for the visitors, allowing nine hits while Atlanta combed Bill Crouch and Lefty Johnson for 13. t Boiling gave the Crackers a one-run Vend in the third inning with a home run over the short right field screen. The Crackers added another in the Captains in S. W. Conference Opener angles for Harvard. That was all Dutch Clark needed to drop-kick from all kinds of angles out in Colorado and in the National League of Professional Football Clubs. That was all Crip Toomey, the left-footed kid, required to do the same thing for California wonder teams. That was all Jack Manders needed to set some kind of a record for place-kicking for Minnesota and the Chicago Bears. As related in the foregoing, there have been numerous kicking contraptions since kickers of Jock Sutherland's postwar Lafayette teams fastened pieces of old-fashioned automobile tires around their shoes to obtain greater distance. It Has to Be Lugged Around These pieces of old tires scarcely could be more cumbersome than the new California device. A player scarcely can play in it or lug it around while in action. The ball must be put in play in 30 seconds, so he would have to get it on in a hurry, and precious times out can't be wasted adjusting devices of the kind. "The trouble with most fellows trying to kick the ball," says LeRoy Mills, New York lawyer and foremost instructor of kicking, "is that they try to murder it. It's not altogether distance that counts. Placing is even more important." "Drop-picking has practically disappeared from football because place- kicking is simpler, and coaches haven't the time to devote to drop-kicking," asserts Dutch Clark. It may be true that the corrugated front of the new rubber toe helps to keep kicks in Ijne, but the majority of coaches declare that the contraption will go the way of many similar devices out the stadium window if the stadium has any windows. "From The Land Of The Sky Blue Water" By Charles Wakefield Cadman . Nolle Richmond Eberharr BIRTH OF A SONG from ASCAP Files by Joseph R. Fliesler and Paul Carruth The little fellow who played as a small boy in Johnstown, Pa,, where he was born, was descended from a line of patriots dqting back to the Revolutionary War. There was music in his family tree, and it was natural that Charles Wakefield Cadman, whose great-grandfather built pipe organs,' should turn first to that instrument. He was church organist in Pittsburgh for twelve years and after some study with local teachers became music critic of the "Pittsburgh Dispatch," Cadman spent one summer on the Omaha Indian Reservation and at Winnebago in an intensive study of Indian music, which he has. never ceased. He wrote at that time a number of Indian songs, which were rejected, some five times, by various publishers before they were finally accepted. While he stayed with the Indians Cadman had accumulated a knowledge of their music which he later incorporated into a talk delivered on lecture tours. AT DAWNING " LftND OF MISTY WAJ THUNOeRBIRD", DftRK PAWCCRS OF THE MARDIGRftS" "TR<MUPICTU'R£S"\ "CH££RFUL INDIAN" $•* STARS OUCR m HIU5* 'ei/eWNGINTHCOZARKS •we FIRST SNOW; THC flf Mme. Nordica, the opera s.tpr, made "From The Land Of The Sky Blue Water" prominent and encouraged the young composer to write — i rf |- ..,,,,,..,, , , f _. _,, f-—w*|**>'iiiwf*MiiwiVMII3llt;i9 operas about Indians. He wrote several, in- which protects his copyrighted songs and li eluding Shonevyis. censes their use in public c-erformance la, Profit,. Cadman's repertoire of music is made available to the world by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, ...L:.L ----,, s his copyrighted songs and li- use in public performance for . -' The Texas Christian University Horned Progs and the University of Arkansas Razorbacks meet on the gridiron In Port Worth Saturday. Oct. 1, for the first Southwest Conference game of the 1938 season. The'two elevens battled to a 7-to-7 tie in Fayettsvllle last year. Pictured are the captains of the two opposing teams. fourth but the Vols came to life in their half to score three runs on three hits and take the lead, the only time during the game that Manager Charley Dressen's charges were in front. Atlanta scored two more runs hi the fifth on two hits, a walk, sacrifice and pitch by Crouch, for a 4-to-3 margin. more runs in the sixth enabled Beckm&n to coast home with the decision. Atlanta had won the first three games, Nashville taking its lone victory in the fourth game Sunday. Pirates and Cubs Meet for Pennant Dizzy Dean to Hurl Opening Game of Crucial Series CHICA.GO.—W—The National League pennant race will be decided in the three-game series between the pursuing Chicago Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates, opening at Wrigley Field Tuesday. After those three games it .will be all over. This situation has made a gambler out of Gabby Hartnett, manager of the Cubs, a soberer Hartnett than in his pre-managerial days. He has been gambling nil through the three weeks winning streak in which the Cubs have won 17 out of their last 20 games and he is going to gamble again Tuesday on his pitching selection, saving his two aces, Clay Bryant and Bill Lee for the games with Pittsburgh Wednesday and Thursday. Each will have had two days rest by that time. Thus Hartnett is gambling only on Tuesday's game. He took a chance in sending Lee against the Cardinals Monday and won. He gambled by booking a double-header with Philadelphia last Friday and won. He has gambled with pi tellers who weren't expected to win and he won. He has gambled by using his two stars with only two days rest and won. .Tuesday Hartnett will take a chance with the 5185,000 arm of Dizzy Dean, who has pitched six and two-thirds scoreless relief innings in three appearances since he was knocked from the box by the Pirates August 20 in his last start and only defeat of the year. The Cubs believe they have a good luck charm in a bat which First Baseman Rip Collins acquired in a trade with Phil Weintraub of the Phillies. The Cubs call it "the Weintraub percentage." "I hadn't been hitting," said Collins, 'so 1 swapped with Weintraub. I used the club the first day and hit everything on the nose. Weintraub went into a slump. We all thought it was so lucky that I quit using it and put it in the rack for fear I might break it. The next day I got six hits in nine times at bat and the next two for three. There is no stopping us now." Hermit crabs are not hermits. They prefer company of others of their kind but for protection, each lives in a sep- aate deseted shell of some gastopd. A WANT AD FIND IT / Porkers to Meet T.C.USaturdiiy Southwest Conference Battle to Be Fought at Fort Worth .* FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Drills,to perfect an offensive against the powerful Texas Christian University eleven Saturday were begun Monday for hi? University of Arkansas Razorbacks by Coach Fred C. Tomsen. The Porkers are conceded only' an outside chance against ,the Horned Frogs, co-favorites with Rice Institute to win the Southwest Conference crown, although Arkansas -stock^ose several points Saturday with a display of unexpected power in a 37-7 viqtbry over Oglahoma A. and M, , Thomsen was pleased by the performance of his sophomores but refused to be optimistic over the put- come of the first conference- test. Confident that he has a powerful team in the making, the Porker 'mentor is dubious as to their ability tp cope with the T. C. U. powerhouse.", . , Frogs Have Veteran Team The Horned Frogs will present a veteran line averaging 210 pounds'and featuring two possible all-American in Tackle I. H. Hale and' Center Ki Aldrich, with a brilliant bactfield led by Davey O'Brien and Johnnie Hall, both of whom starred in-;last yecr's tie game with the Porfeers. Thomsen will be able to mdteh' the Christian forwards in weight,', and,,in Capt. Lloyd Wbodell will match ithe center play of T. C. U.'s -Aldrich', -but elsewhere his line will lack the; experience of the Fort Worth team.* Atwood Still Out Absent again from the Hog Jjrje-up this week will be Ralph Atwood, speedy back whose injured shoulder is expected to keep him on the sidelines for at least another wook. •' F. G. Larimore, a reserve of last year, gave an excellent performance at quarterback Saturday, and may start against the Christians. Monday's drills found Kay Eakin, the outstanding star ot the Aggie game, running with Walter Hamberg, Ray Cole, and Larimore in the backfield, although Joe Scalet, his sophomore back, probably 'will start again Saturday. A ROIL-VOUR-OWN TOBACCO THAT (It's the special cut) QUICK, EASX-ROUf P 'MAKIN'S'SMOKES THAT HOUJ THEIR SHAPE_l6£T l e/V1 WITH PRINCE AlBERT. COOL,TASTy? ANP HOIV/ 2-oz.lJB of frige, Albtrt

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