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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 8, 1936
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SIX (ARK.) COUKIEP, NEWS Meet In First Game To* l night; Pastimers Face Osceola Wins First League Game from Paragon Id, 11 to 8 The Osceola Indians celebrated j er's single am! storing on Blng the opening of the Northeast Arkansas League's first season • by trouncing the Parpgonld club before the home folk's, 11 to », lit, ham rousing double lo center. . I3ut It was all Paragould rts\, of the way until the seventh FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1936 r\ \ ' n the Keptace rotter at Head of when 'Osccola got lo Van EwyK r' i ij i PI I Osceola yesterday afternoon. [after four scoreless rounds. Para- improVCtl nUglies V-IUO Newport won Ihe game playeil g'ould Increased Its margin to two ion its home Held from JoncsUoro, runs In the fourth, Harper trlp- Ily J. P. FHIKNI) I 0 to 8, while Ihe West Plains, Mo. pllng to the It-It Held fence and i Joe Applcbaum's fast stepping club spoiled Balesvll.le's opening scoring • on' Van B*-yk's (owning Soft Ball smiths League Swal- lly J. I'. FKIKNI) The reign of the Commercial Famous Store will meet Bill Gilbert's East Aransas ButMois Supply In the first game snd Pastime day festivities by White Sox, 0 lo 5. Osceola fandoin, tjiVJ» v|n:iiiiiy a^uiiug uu Villl r*y»jr^o ..^.......p o-f.,^ ,. ." , ..,.,,.« boating iho flv'-tb ilecii center. Paragould made J 30 "?* 1 ' "ague battings apparenl- ,- I two move ami appeared to have V'S>nt of.o week's duration, with used lo fast, Ihe' game''.well In hand, consldci- ','£ '! I"' 11 , c wceks old tnr<!c . .... :., . ,..-. r.. . „ , . „__,, <.» (iinercni. leaders have ascended the takes on Bob Grimes' Improved semi-pro ball clubs In the past. In? Van EwyVs I'ffeellvene.w, in •,,-•R D Hughes outfit in the Com- was rather critical of its firstttlie sixth. Harper walked and was inron in i-aplU succession. I'meicial Softball League double class D organized ball club for safe at second whei; RlUonllialrr' ,','"•.*"•'> Shoeless'Elll God- .teader tonight al Haley Field. Inwhllc, the team seeming to have lilt -to Blngham rmd the latter *"'• We brilliant and hard hitting . .. ... '_.:... ., . , _ ,,.,_. ,..,_., ,_. ,. ... ,,,[,L. i .... w.,.* 1-jlOllS Club nnlnpitrpr who hid ..packer, who has been literally •liu'riilng up the league, Is. out-of town< and. whether he 1 • gel In lime for the game Is of conjecture. The Famous Collier ;sponsor-manager, Joe Applebaum.' ilurted it -was a great ilay for bsceola. Hamcr' and • RlUenlhalcr ..scoring. ' Strikes Out 13 ' To' Ahlr McDonald's Release Blnglmm, Osccola rlgh in elder, .Wheli' the • Osceolamanagement went the full route while Manager learned 'that Tony McDonald, of the Paragould team' idcntjOcn" by league 1 headquarters Van Ewyk, rushed In at, n. "PanmotUcl sportsman." had , . fcjts not committed himself as to Johnson lit the seventh mid took LIJecii'Bf&lgncrt to umpire the open* •JuU *'V«i will fill In: \V. V. "Lefty" i the mouud In the eighth Inning I Ing -earne,, objection was made, •Alexander likely will stall at first I himself. BlnRlinm struck out 13 but it wus too Tale lo get an 'iiid O. II. Delong 'probably will n "<l allowed 8 lilts. .Osccola ;bj» In [he outfield if Uear gets hits, '--' If not. he may start at the i The opening, ceremonies got 8 other 'arbiter'. It may be said for ' Middle bag with the ol' war hoss olf smoothly Jifmself in the shoi [field. . I stands were enough' and comfortably packed Tony, who woiked behind' went P' n ', c ' l ' u 't ho gave the the the "° • cn "' ic fc " complaint but D. Prc(l ' ril 5'>°r Ji . secretary of the . rray of negro n- 'tlouc has nol been revealed. It Is osts along the right Held lino. Judge K - M. • Hindis, ijjrt known ellher who will do the )• Llberto's homer was easily the b " scb ""' s (| lclatoi. organized chunking. Aubiey Burres, eoulhpaw, did a fair job In Hebut last week, although beatcii, qnd Clarence Webb arc In line. .j'Bob Grimes has landed Tommy Young, Cooler, Mo, to patrol his outfield In the absence of n. Kochler who Is suffering from eye f jyonhi? Noimnij P'ineh :>!«? Is out- and will not play. '!>.!- inadgc Uticy will be on the (ijbund. "Manager Tiny Glover was en\. WJtaged ovci the the climax his , Etory Uame ma IJUMIUI wiia vtou) tiiu, of the game, providing n. 1 Os «ola and Parngould move book finish oven If the Pm "8° ui1 , lodn y tor another "( was drawn onl somewhat c !"" g <iny l?nd lll ° two **" who In turn, gave way to 'Jimmy Illgdon, McMullln's star third 'sack'. sack' or, and one pf the bright features of the Grocers' attack, oddly enough, nil had a percentage of .800. .Higdon found Dan Wsirrlnjlon easy, Friday nlgtil, slamming dn| three hits. Including a home run, In 'as many trips to .the; plate. His record for the two games shows four hits In five .UtetnpU. Thu averages Include games of May 1. Godwin has been .maintaining a. ended the t'hircl Potter has been land gave up five earned tallies to the Mom Club, the sorrel topped Famous fllngcr 8(111' leads In 'effectiveness among the pitchers wltli 1.72 wlille annexing his third consecutive victory. Verne Rimer, though far behind the Famous redhead in earned runs, chalked up win No. 3 during the week, too. Neither 'nas snlfcrcd defeat. Eddie Sallbti (Ark-Mo> and 'Dan War- vlngton (Pastime) hove won two and losl one. nimcr has Issued the most bases on balls, '21 Eddie Saliba Is the early strikeout leader with 11 winnings in thrpe 'games. John Holland has 'nandcd out but three free tickets to first base. Tal- marie lluey, Hughes forkhandcr, in one game less, has Issued but two bases oil balls. . ' Famous Store's .321 balling average Is best among the dims The hirelings of joe Applcbaum also have manufactured fne r niost tal- )les-32, and are tied with Ark-Mo Power In safeties with 33. Ark-Mo Power Is second In group averages with .317. pastime Robinson ,301. Three hundred hitlers and has .305 and bet- steady gait and game with .GOO, experiencing dilnculty In gelling' his drives past the fielders but has a respectable .500. Familiar Faces Clumli Two' fan'illlar faces moved Into the batting .'picture last week. Jas. Ace Puckctl (Ark-Mo) ami Wll!™ gl ' b y ^'"j' 1 ', 111 " T1 »>"' Glover. p "™» '.«'«' "'>« first place (mg of several of hh P DjVi WnriliiBlon, who pitc Improved hlt- astimers. pitched' last See after taking part In a track meet during the afternoon Is es- p^cted to be In better 'shape for Ihc Hughes battle, too. Baseball Results Southern Ix\ijrue Nosfnvllle^lO, Memphis 5. Atlanta ;9. Birmingham 3, New Orleans-12. Knoxvllle 3. Little Rock 5, Challanooga 3, National League St Louis 3, Philadelphia 2. Chicago 9. Boston 8 (ID innings). Brooklyn';, Cincinnati 4. . Pittsburgh C. New York 2. •• American I.ragiir Chicago n, .Washington 0. Boston 9. St. Louis 0. 'New York 0, Detroit 5. ^Cleveland 4, Philadelphia 3. Northeast Arkansas'- League Osceola' 11, Paragould 8. West plains 0, Bnte.svU.le 5. Newport 9, Jonesboro 8: Today's Games SouMiem t'eapic Allanlt at Memphis. Khoxville at Little Rock. . Birmingham at Chattanooga. New .Orleans at Nashville. National League St. Louis al Chicago. • Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. Only games. Ame-feaTi League •Philadelphia at New York. ';Boston at Washington. .'Only games. .-. .Northeast Arkansas League • Jonesboro at Newport. ",Paragould at Osceola. -,,Wcst Plains at Batcsvlllc. Osceola hail scored three runs In the seventh, l.lbcrto driving In two of thorn, to trail Paragould :by only QIIC run, Bolng Into the eighth. Johnson had relieved Van Kwyk on the mound .for rarasould in the seventh when the lalter suddenly lost his stuff after Imi'l-i Ing good ball. ' Manager Williams opened the eighth for Osceola with a sharp single to left. Rucker, the big-! University of Arkansas grid, aigel and- baseball star, followed htm tft first, drawing a .walk. Blnghiini, who can hit for himself, cracked one toward the right field' fence nii:l 11 was good for a double when the outfielder failed lo hold, SI after a hard rim, Williams scored on the hit and Pncker went- to Ihird. He should have scored but whal appeared lo be bad Judgment on the .part of Hie Osccola eoacli "at third held him there. Mills, who replaced iTcClendon for Osceola, walked, nguni fllling the bases. Story IWjok Climax Al. that stage Manager • Collier of Paragould went to the mound, relieving Johnson. Collier, foimer major league and -Southern' league star, struck oul Gales. Then Llb- crto caught-one of Collier's fast balls' and gave It a ride over the right, field fence. Four runs scored on the hit but even .then Os^ ceola- was not .through. 1 Gregory drUiblcd : one • to Collier mid he threw wildly past first base, Gregory racing lo second. Rudy beat out a hit to short, Gregory going lo third. Rudy stole second. Wilson walked and the bases were again loaded. Up for tho seeom time in the inning Manager Williams slashed a hit by first base scoring Gregory and Bndy. Ruckci filed out and Uingliam loltcd left to close the inning. . Paragould scored , first, makini two runs In the second Inning or Ballard's two bagger and a pair of errors. Osccola came right back in its halt.of Ihe second lo count one run with Manager Williams walking, going to third on Huck- Baseball Standings Southern Allanla League , ' , • . W. b. Pet, 20 4 Little Rock ..'. 13 D New Orleans ''. 14 10 Nashville ...v 12 11 J Chattanooga 10 1-2 , three for three against Burres, East Arkansas southpaw, and lofted to second place. The Pastime skipper liad a perfect night against Victor Stllwell (McMullln) and boosted his ter embrace; B. P, Bi-ogdoiv <!ioti- Inson) .455; ' Sallba (Ark-Mo 444- Gray (McMiillln)'-.444; Barker (Me- Mullln) .444; Burns (Famous) -444' Chltmon (fast -Ark.) .42U; Hardln "(Uons) .423; c. Biinch (Hue'nus) .400; Cloar (Lions); Warrlngton (HoWnsont .400; Urooks (nobln- son) .400; Rushing (Hughes) '^tf- Callnway (Robinson) ,376; R: Lutes (Rinioiis) .304;. Taylor (Ark-Mo) .364; Johns (Ark-Mo)- .304; Charles Brogdon (Ark-Mo) .357; whittle (Hughes) .333; Llndsey (East Ark) .333; Fan- (East Arkansas) .333; Wlmtcrly (Robinson) .333- c Bev- III (Uons) .300; Crawford (Famous) .300; Wall (Famous) '.300- Crowe (Robinson); Micro w (Ark-Mo). By Harry Grayson • NEW YORK,—Bayonne, N. J., has started something thai Judge landh and owners of professional baseball clubs should have suggested Jong ago. Cities throughout the cast are Safety System for Crossings Lights Track PARIS (UP)—A device' to. eliminate accidents' at grade .crossings Ims been perfected by a French electrician. Robert Montagne. Under. Montague's system locomotives would be fitted with a re-, tractable electrical generator which would he let' down on the mark 11D paints lo .555 In a dead- m " by tllc ' e 'iB 1| i« e r as the train lock with William Bear (Famous) il'I'roached a crossing. The gcti- for fifth place among the regular ?'' nlor wouW electrify- a portion of le ...:. 8 16 Birmingham 715 _ ,' National League W Chloago /. 13 o St: txmls H 7 >bi\rglr • uj 8 Ne^.York' ...'. 10 B llpelnnatl .' : 10 11 3oston 811 Uropklyn .• '.. B 12 3 hiladclphla a (4 .833 .591 .583 .522 .455 .301 .333 only the first game. .31B . Others with outstanding- batting averages include: Marshall <Pas- 1 time); Ganske (Ark-Mo) .545; B. li. Tel. Lutes (Famous) .545; Barnes (Pas- performers." Sianflll Cutchln,-pas- time outfielder, continued to get his weekly,-two' hits and Is tied..with Godwin for' third place. Flynn (Mc- Mullln) has .OC7 bvit 'nns played In .084 .611 ..5DG .52G .476 .421 .400 American '< League V/. L Pet. BostOiu .' 10 G 127 .f..York 15 G .714 Clo\elnml •.. 14 7 .COT Detroit * ^ 10 .414 Washington' : .. 1113 .453 Chicago 8 10 .444 Phtla'delphla 7 13 ; ' St., iouli : 3 18 143 ^Northeast Arkansas League' , ' W. L Pel. Osceola, .•.......;.:...-..'.]' o" West'plalhs .C..;!-....:.- 1- d i.OOO Newport. ...:......;.-. 1- 0.1.000 Paragould ......; : ...-....-Oi I ;.000 Uatcsvllle ........'. o' Jonesboro ......',.:..... o! '.000 •.000 Read Courier News blassined Ads. • ~' ; 1 •'' • - • •' • • i. time) .500; Bowman (Hughes) .500; Moore (East Arkansas) .500. .- 'No outstanding superior Is nolcd in the various batting departments, competition has been so keen. Bud Lutes (Famous), Stanflll Culchln (Pastime), and Carl Ganske (Ark- Mo) each 'have six hi Is. Three Rob- Insonltcs. Bill Crowe, .Marshall Blackard,: and Dick Potter, have crossed the plate wilh five runs apiece. Ganske and Bill Godwin are-out In front in tolal tascs'with 11. 'Godwin has a one two-badger lead over Clyde Bunch.' (Hughes) and . Puckett (Ark-Mo). Elliott Johns. (Ark-Mo), Jimmy Terry (Ai-k-Mo); Carl Ganske (Ark-Mo), William Bear (Famous), Georgo Hunt (Lions Olub), and Hardln (Lions club) 'have cracked out one triple each... Dick Potter is tied wilh- Jim'iny^ Higdon for Riilhlan honors,.'each having a couple of homers. Emory Glover, "Tiny's" youngcr'brother, has sent six mates across the platter for runs batted In-honors. ttlmcr, Holland Win Most Despite the fact that John Hol- lails thereby lighting four :omi)s placed at a .suffieicnt dis- :ance from the craving to enable i ..motor 1st to halt.'In diiytlmc the would be replncetl by. n siren. A further device in the cab of. the locomotive would show the driver whether the system was functioning properly. As a further ajd to security Montagne would have two convex strips of concrete running across the road at distances of 200 yards and 300 yards from the .crossing. The resultant bumping would warn the driver that he was approaching a crossing. ' ',_ '' Montague's system'earned a. first class bronze medal at the' annual inventors Exhibition held : In Paris. following Bayonnc's lead In engaging professional baseball Instructors, Commissioner Berl Daly, of Bayonne, who pioneered t'ne movement and who pioneered the movement and who appointed Arthur Devlin, the old New York" Olanl third baseman, tutor of the New Jersey town's youngsters, says that the lime Li not far on* .v/nen every community will have, a professor of baseball In Its official family. ' ;Slnce Dgyonne gave municipal recognition to the movement. Newark. New, Haven, and, Merlden, Conn., have adopted the Idea, and have hired, as teachers and-organizers, men who were famous In the majors, Jersey city and Hoboken arc ready to swing into line. Supporters of t'nc plan will be disappointed If the movement does not soon become natton-wlde. Every boy is entitled to expert instruction. The movement should serve as a strong crime deterrent, besides providing employment foi former greats of , the diamond many o( whom need It. "»''*'*, Ijick of Knowledge : Surprised MatV Connie Mack, venerable managei of'the Philadelphia Athletics, recently said that,'|n ills opinion, the major leagues would. be compelled to look to the colleges for material as many universities liad acquired services of professional coaches. Mack looked over more than 50 youngsters Ihis spring and was amazed at the lack of knowledge of fundamentals shown by the majority of them. "i believed it was 'nigh time city officials throughout the country re'- aljzed that the youngster who cannot avail himself of a college education should be given n break" says Commissioner Daly. "It was with that end in view l'iat I obtained the services of Devlin, who ^™s:. n national figure, in the game for.more than 20 years. . • • "The expense of such a position is not. worth, talking- about,' as it amounts in Bayonne to about two cents a thousand on the taxpayer's bill, rreel reasonably certain that tig -taxpayer is going to begrudge such a small amount when several, hundred youngsters are going to be benefited." Devlin will be available In Bayonne every day dih'ing the summer months and will hold classes during the winter. • - * • * Those Making Game profession Need Lessons " Commissioner pa!y : feels that baseball should be looked upon as a. profession and' that', instruction should be provided for those who wish'to follow it/Just as teachers are trained to prepare the younger generation for other professions. ';"There are many'thousands of young men throughout the country making their livelihood hi' baseball, and those able to reach the top are'earning better salaries than more t'nan half of those. In other professions. "If the various colleges, can-provide- - baseball Instruction," con- cludes'Daly, "why shouldn't the'va- rlous cities give the youngster who 1$ unable to attend college the same opportunity?" \\>. • . . .'; ..-Organized baseball .should -get behind Commissioner Daly's plan. ', Baseball ,is" 'crying;-, foi-:j;tale'nt, and this new morement is a surer cure for Its dcart'n than any other proposed to date. County Job Held 40 Years ', BUCYIUIS, O. (UP)—J. r. Klm- berline, known as "the grand old man of the courthouse," has started Ills 41st year as a public servant. He is clerk of the board of county commissioners, lie has been on the Job every work-day since he became clerk 20 years ago. courier • • Men Students Increase .;' .KALAMAZOO, Mich. 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