The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1942 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 6, 1942
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FACE SIX BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 1942 Birmingham Fails To Overcome 11 \Run Lead and Drop Contest 14-13 By United Press The Birmingham Barons may be in : seventh place in the Southern Association race but Johnny Riddle's boys have served notice that they are the fightingest club in the circuit. .''.'Any team that can come back after giving up 11 runs in the first inning like the Barons did against the Knoxville Smokies yesterday has" somethng of what it takes. The Barons Lost, but the final score was only 14 to 13. Ev Hill was found for six runs before being lifted in the first with only one out in the Smokies- Barons slugging match. Four two- baggers, three triples and four : homers off six pitchers were chalked up as each club made 16 hits. Les Goldstein, Birmingham first baseman, hit a home run in the fourth with the bases to account for a majority of the seven tallies the Barons chalked up in that one inning. •Another weird game was at Little Rock where the Travelers, trailing 2 to 1, scored 3 unearned ; runs in the fourth and finally bent the league leaders 5 to 4. Cracker "manager Paul Richards and infielder Charlie Letchas were banished in the fourth for protesting a. decision. Nashville was second place to. day by a narrow margin, winning from New Orleans 8 to 4 in a night 'game while the Chattaooga Look.. outs were being oeaten by Memphis ^10 to 4. .'.. ' • As- today's games come up four teams remain bunched in the battle •for second . place. Nashville, Little -'Rock. Memphis and Chattanooga. •".'"' Today's schedule calls for Atlanta 'at' -Little ''Rock, Chattanooga at .".Memphis, New. Orleans.. at Nash-ville and Birmingham at Knoxvilb —the same as yesterday. Ex-Porker Coach To Resume Duties Real Sport These Days FAYETTEVTLLE, Ark.. May G, —Eugene Lambert, former freshman coach who has been on leave "of absence to study at Columbia University, will return to University of Arkansas next Fall as head of " the Physical education department and freshman coach. Fred Thomson will remain athletic director and voristy football coach. George Cole, assistant, fooball coach is regarded u.s most likely candicia le 10 Chin Rose was inducted inio the Army last as varsity basketball coach. *The Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L Pet. xAtlanta ............. 1!) Chattanooga ......... 14 Nsii-hville ............. 15 Memphis ........ ...... 13 xLittlo Rock ......... 12 New Orleans ......... 13 Birmingham KnoxviHe 11 9 8 If) 13 12 12 14 14 1'J .704 .500 .53(5 .520 .500 .481 .440 .321 NATIONAL 'W. L Pet. Brooklyn . Pittsburgh . St. LouLs .. Boston . .. New York . Cincinnati . Chicago ... Philadelphia 13 10 12 10 9 9 G 7 8 {) 11 11 11 12 15 .082 .619 .529 .522 .470 .450 .429 .280 SCOTT'S Local football fans tell me that pression! I the chicks'll have a sizzling offense ! this year in spite of the loss of j r , n getting sorta worried about champ Lloyd. Seems the dopesters figure Vic.tory'll carry the ball, with Tom Little shouldering th? opposition out of the way. They say the duet looks pretty good- from a pre-season standpoint. All of which is no doubt pleasant news for teams on 'Elytheyille's schedul: this year. Jonesboro, in particular, will love it. the younger generation. It's May and I haven't seen a tennis player yet. Th:- sport should start about the time when the snow has to be swept off the court, but so far I haven't .seen anything cookin' along these lino:;. It's a crying shame, too, as tennis is one of the fastest and most exciting games in the book. , In a chalked circle on deck, .sailors of a United States warship escorting a convoy -across the Atlantic stage arm-wresilin? match for delectation of shipmates. Officers toss medicine ball during recreation period. DLAY GOLF I {TTZ- v.%//Wt"' f /WWf!-'W^ Sand d Trap Should Not Be Menial Hazard; y Not Practice These Shots Regularly? Today's Sports Parade By JACK GUENUTIIER ness of the team attack. Wright, United Tress Stuff Correspondent j ns you know, is in the hospital NEW YORK, May G.—Prof. James | waiting for a pulled stomach mus- Joscph Dykes, the malevolent magi- cle to heal. He has been replaced dan who is famed throughout the by old Sam West, who is just about American League as a baseball j battin alchemist and word abuser extraordinary, today analyzed the infant his age—.038. "And don't forget that Thornton See where Jackie Byrd may outweigh "Dairy Maid" Jenkins in that- classic at Hot Spring's May 11. Whazza idea? Is Lew training for a foot race? So now the D:-rby's over and the Preakness is 'on tap! Wonder why someone doesn't start talking statistics on the bum guesses made on these things? Oughta put quite a crimp in gambling circles. L:e won 21 games for us last sea- AH1EUICAN LEAGUE Cleveland . New York Boston — Detroit ... Washington W. 14 14 13 15 10 :Even Yankees Go To .Synthetic' ._ , • J_ . ( ,.-•,_-/ t -I .< *V 1»T ' '- - Dqiible-Headers -,. .NEW. .YORK r-_ Even the Yankees "have gotten around to synthetic dbubl's-headers. Perhaps Suspecting that the New Yorks' troubles in two week-day losing games •with.-the Browns-may have been due to anemic attendance, the front ! office; arranged for a big turnout • Sunday, May 3, by manufacturing a bargain bill, with the staggering' White Sox. The;'twin bill mas made possible by moving 'forward the booking on the Chicagos for Thursday; Aug. 27. '" • ' ' ••''"* St. Louis 9 Philadelphia 8 Chicago 4 L. Pet. G 7 7 9 12 14 15 17 BY BYRON MELSON Muster of the Musters When Mr. Average "Golfer sets into a sand trap, two catns- Irbphics occur. First, ho gets a sinking sensation in his stomach Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Knoxville 14, Birmingham 13. Night games: Memphis 10. Chattanooga 7. Atlanta nt Little Rock. Nashville 8, New Orleans 4. For INSURANCE ; of all Kinds ' See G. G. Caudiil Agency Glencoe Hotel Bldg. Ph. Blytbevffle, - Ark. NATION AL LEA G U E Brooklyn 3, St. Louis 1 (11 innings). Cincinnati 2, New York 1. Boston 7, Pittsburgh 1. Philadelphia 4. Chicago 2. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 5, Chicago 4 (10 innings) . Boston 13. Cleveland 3. Philadelphia 2. Detroit 1. Washington 5, St.. Louis 3. the ball. Keep the hand/; firm . Forget digging. Think of hitting the ball. .Set yoursr-lf firmly in the sand. Use an open stance so you can 942 season and obligingly boiled \ but hasn't been able to' hold is conversation into one or two his arm this smce he went sbeslos lined sentences. j fom : innin ^ clurln< , the Spriug "Why I'll be $&£!'C($&£(£')," said training • routine. Generally, our and tightens up. Second, he forgets the proper mechanics and goes into a swing that resembles the correct form for shoveling. Why a sand trap should cause such a mental hazard as to make a man dig at sand instead of hit through the ball is a mystery. I think the answer is that too few take the time to practice shooting out of traps. They simply pray they never will get into oae. If they would spend a few hours a week practicing these shots, they would soon become commonplace. Draw-an imiginary four-inch circle asound the ..ball. Hit nto the center of the Circle, through ut the ball and get it into the air. beginner:; take too much ind and too tittle . ball. They fail to follow through ompletely. * ANCHOR F££r FIRMLY, HIT THROUGH BALLS Babe Ruth is back on his fest and seems to have licked his recent siege of illness to a standstill. All of which is good news plus to this writer. I like my baseball and can't imagine what the national pastime would''bs' like without the colorful Bambino. The sport took a terrific blow to the mid-section when Lou Gehrig, one of the grandest guy? who ever swatted the horsehide ofi a ball, took that last strike. If the Babe dropped out of the picture too,' it'd be worse than the de- lie professor in language strong nough to blackball him from the cugshoreman's union. "T hose pitching is very good but we or any other team miss a 21-game winner. His absence has thrown $£&<7£!'$)£'7> and $$% Vs3('& 7 ;$^ ] extra weight on the other boys and ire $£3('£&)($£'. These $'.{•%!"<)%! i they feel it." White Sox of mine are !vyir!-s!£. A glance at the records cliscloses And as for that umpire, he was ( : , 1 ; $$£.!'.£ %.!£%!." If golfers suddenly begin im- )rcving. you can lay it to the laticnal emergency. Since the nib- ;cr shortage hit I he golf bull marts, th e duffers who used to be content with anything under 100 have started to learn how to play the .line. Scientific tests have indicated that 'a bee's eyes are only about per cent as ei'ficent n.s a hit-, man's. AUTO LOANS NO ENDORSERS NEEDED 193G and later model cars Repayments On Easy Terms j Borrow S1QO .. Pay S7.30 Monthly I Borrow S150 .. Pay 10.95 Monthly Borrow 5200 .. Pay 14.60 Monthly Borrow S300 .. Pay 21.90 Monthly ; Eforrow $400 .. Pay 29.20 Monthly I (15 Month Plan) | COMMERCIAL CREDIT PLAN INCORPORATED I (An Industrial Loan Institution) Lynch Building 321 W. Main Slreotl Phone: 503 Concludes His Boys Can't Hit that the professor's plight is sad indeed. In 20 games tb.2 Sox have been shut out four times, have Translated for benefit of the pink i pushed over only one run in four lemonade and lady fingers set, the j more tries and have lost eight remarks of the Chicago maestro | games by the margin of a single prove neither particularly profound tally. Six is the-greatest number of nor indicative of df^p thought, scores they have made in nay game After watching his team lose 1G and they lost that—G-7. of 20 games, the professor—with all Ly(ms Gets Little Backing: the calmness you might expect from consider the case of Grandpa a volcano Differing with indigestion Ted Lyons _ Needing only five tri . -has conducted his boys can't hit. umphs to rcach the 25 o-win mark "•For several years now they've th , 41-year-old Louisiana:! won his been calling the Sox the hitless i first outingi ^ ancl has gone to wonders," he explained as the smoke j the mouncl twice since only to have curling from his magnificently black | his team fall comp i et eiy to pieces cigar withered every blade of grass I bchind him and be blan " ked> In his in a radius of 15 yards. "This year \ thrce erf0 rts, the Sox have given I we are just hitless. From the way i him tne great and glorious total I these White Sox have been swing- , of onc mn to work on j ing you would think they have been DEFE Gridder Hopes To Get Into Service Via Technicolor MILWAUKEE, fNEA)—Mel Mac- •caii has been turned down by three branches of the service be- ause of color blindness. The cen- "ter of Marquette's football team |-now spends his time setting through technicolor movies which •he believes will sharpen his orbs. Preakness Record Is Tlu^re To Be Broken K Some Trailer Can Produce the Horse, But 3-Year-OMs Seem To Be Ordinary Lot. hypnotized. They aren't even following the law of averages. "Our defense has been good and the pitching is fine, but we can't seem to buy. borrow, beg or stdal a base hit. If just one of the guys would hit something but the steaks T',y HARRY Gil AY SON I NBA Service Sports Editor BALTIMORE.—Kentucky Derby was won by Shut Out in the rather slow, time of 2:04 2-5 for the mile lations to offer, of course, for with Discovery, which turned out to" be a fair .sort, third, it was no time to he choosy. get the advantage of extra mellow... the whiskey oi the "flavor years' i Tint .85 s tax included in th; way of evidence that this ] Eddie Arcaro is a rather ordinary, batch of 3- i Derby. Arcaro year-olds which will take turns lover Devil and a muirtcr winch is something \ Tt was Devil Diver's turn to fool - - • in the Kentucky picked Shut Out Diver in the Hopeful telling out one another all the way j at Saratoga last August, only to be along" the route. i beaten two Isngths by the son of If "there were a 3-year-old around ' St. Germans, with Jockey Skclly which could really run. The Preak-1 on his back. ness ncord of 1:58 1-5 for the i jviuj. Louie A. Beard, in charge mile and three-sixteenths would be j ,,f t j le Whitney racing interests, in jeopardy in the 52nd running of I n-.mkly criticizes Arcaro's ride on this famous stake at old Pimlicn. Devil Diver at Churchill Downs. May 9. i Major Beard contends Arcaro The reason for this is that the j r , lt:d Dovil Diver too mucr ,. Ar- Baltimorc strip with the hairpin j CJU . 0 ha:1 tnc bay undei - double and long Kentucky Straight Ttoitrlnn W.liuknj W Proof. This whi.*1:nj is o years oltl Sdicnky Dislillm f'nrporatiott, AY?<: York f if// turns and long straightaways is faster than it has been in some years. Track records arc being popped c-ff right and left. High Quest gnve the 3-year-olds 1:58 1-5 at which to shoot in 1934, and there is an interesting story in that connection. That was th- year in which the Brookmeadc Stable of Mrs. Isabel Dodge Sloan swept everything in sight with Cavalcade and High Quest, which Whistling Bob Smith picked up nt bargain basement prices at the Saratoga sales, and other smart per form:-rs. Bcbby Jones was sent out to run the cnrly footers into the ground for the groat Cavalcade, which had the late Mark Garner on his bick. But when Jockey Jones got within, striking distance and saw no Cavalcad: around, "lie went on to take the long end. Young Jonos was so afraid that he had done something wrong that he caught the first train for New York, not wishing to get within talking distance of Smith until the latter cooled off. I Smith had nothing but congratu- wraps for six furlongs, and Major Beard believes the colt would have responded when the real racing begun had he not been choked to such a great extent. It is likelv that Devil Diver "So you see what I mean," Dykes .said, blowing his smoke in a different direction and catching the bat boy unaware. As the bat boy swooned, the professor then mentioned that the rest of the league just seemed to be hitting like Billy-get-out. Clsveland is a mys- on the dinner table maybe the rest tcry to him but he is convinced of them would get inspired. But that evcn without Feller the In _ dians are hot. "I expect the Yankees to win out as usual because when they get started they really roll/' lie said, "but Cleveland can't be just a flash in the pan. These Indians are hustling, they arc getting good pitching and they all are pulling together. So long as they do that they are going to be making trouble and plenty of it. But the Yanks will win'.'' they all look like so many women golfers on a Thursday afternoon. I don't think they can even see the ball/' Misses Taft Wright The professor blames the absence cf Taft Wrihgt, who was the Sox's big stick man last season with a fat average of .322, as perhaps the bis reason for the amazing weak- needed a race. He had been out cnly once this y:ar. when he beat Whirlaway, by a head, and Sun Again in six furlongs of mud at Keeneland. The cut above his ankle retarded workouts. Devil Diver will be more fit and should be more settled in The Preakness. Also The Preakness distance may suit him better than the mile and a, quarter of the Derby, He may not bs as durable as Shut Cut, but Major Beard says he will do everything more readily than the son of Equipoise. If Devil Diver is as capable as Major Beard insists h? is, despite his disappointing showing in the Derby, the Greentree entry is a gcod bet this time. too. FOR SALE COTTON SEED Certified Coker 100 Strain 3. Stoneville 2-B. Several Tons —Wilds Long Staple R. D. HUGHES GIN CO. UP AND COMING DUKE •PITTSBURGH — Forest Hall, 149-pound scat hick, has been labeled "another Albic Booth" by Duquesne football fans. AN NEW AUSPICIOUS DSBUT YORK — Starting his first American League game for the Yankees, the Bronx's Buddy Hassett tagged Dennis Gnlehouseof the Browns for a home run. Make defense against heat and friction your first thought when you buy motor oil. Buy Sinclair Opaline. Opaline contains no "5th Columnist" wax and petroleum jelly—non-lubricating substances that thin out in heat and cut down on oil's lubricating ability. Wax and petroleum jelly are removed from Opaline by an extra refining process. Play safe. Use Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil. It lasts so long i,t saves you money. Phone 2005 Agent — Biytheville, Ark. 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