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PAGE SEX "V BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS DF IflLEll 'Also Have Big Bankroll For Purchases Whenever They're- Necessary liV 1MKKV GRAl'SON Sports Kdilor, NKA Service ST. PETERSIiURG, Fin.. Mi: t ..—II \vn.s the St. t/iuis Cardinal:,' success In 1931 that convinced Col. Jacob Kup'pen Ihal Branch Rickey had the 'right idea. That season the fie<l Birds won their Joint)) National League pennant and second world championship in six years. ft was becoming Increasingly difficult lo obtain stars, yet Hie. Cardinals .seemed able to come up will) an outstanding youngster whenever they required one. They liail no sour experiences with costly purchases because they made none. Prospects fanned out relurncd knowing more than they did when lliey left, 'nicy weren't spoiled toy "minor league managers using them for their own purposes. So Rtippert decided to enter the chain store business In a large way. His first step was buying the Newark fmnehise and property fl ' om Paul Blork for $.160.000. Then lie hired George Martin Weiss. Weiss, a rapidly growing. bRMttiiill figure, .has worked wonders with the Yankee chain In six years. In his third year at Its hca:i. the former Yale man delivered Die illustrious Red Rolfc to the parent, organization, and furnished it Inrtly ', needed pitching help In johnny '• Murphy nnd Jimmy DeSliong. The chain has developed a number of others who demonstrated big lenRiie woi'lh, George Selkirk being the most notable example. Gordon 1'roilurl of fjlmln Joe Gordon came out ol (ho clmin this spring, after a season witii Oakland nnd oilier with Ncw: nrk, and is being counted upon to replace the famous Tony Laa>eri nl second ba.se. The Hears also sent up. two corking young- right-hand pitchers in Joe Besgs ami Alley Donald. and another, Lee stint-. conies from Kansas City, for which club Colonel Ruppcrl paid, $200,000 test summer. Tiie clinln .furnished the live athletes who went lo San Francisco for the option on Joe DiMagglo. Bump • Hartley came from \v~asltlng: ton in exchange for DcShong, Tlie chain realized handsomely on the sales of Hie first tasemen, Buddy Hafsetl ana Joimny McCarthy. Tiie clmin now includes 13 club:;, nnd Weiss says fliat three more will be sufficient. He doesn't want It to become uiuvclldy, and stresses this ooint thnl Yankees are concerned only in (lie development of Players, nnd not, in--ihe sale of them. Class AAiclubs In 'luc slrin» arc Newark and • Kansas city. Bingliampton of the Eastern league is the A member. The'ciass B's arc Norfolk of (lie Piedmont League, Augusta of the South •• Atlantic, and Weuatchee Of the Pacific Northwest. The C's are Joplin of (lie Western Assocln- llon and Akron of tiie Miti-Ali.intir The Class D's are Butler of the NOTICE Or SCHOOL KI.ECTION Pursuant to Act Number 30 of 1935 enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Arknnm. said act providing for the election of .school directors to be elected at a special, school election to be held ill each school district of the Slate of Arkansas ou the third Saturday in March of each year. The following polling places shall be open bslwcen the hours of •> P. M. and 6:30 P. M. on Saturday" March 19, 1938. for the aforementioned election. Hist. School Voting Place 1. CsceoJu COHrt Hollsc i. I-.nxora l,u\oru High School ?• K°sa •I. 5. Making Artificial Homers In (in attempt to determine whether the toll to D; um \ by the American and International Leagues next season is livelier tliiin Unit used by Ihc National League, the niircau of Standards; Department of commerce. Is conducting experiments with the machine above. The machine consists of an air Kim which slinols a one-pound Imrdwood projectile, representing the bat. at speeds up to 200-feel j a second iigulnsl Hie ball. I by means of which tlieir speeds cnn Iw measured. Hat und bnll are shot out of (be gun and caught by ballistic pendulums, Dr. If. U Dryden, toji right, urn-can of SUuitl- Ills n.sslslant, p, s. Bnllif, is ards official. Is .shown holding toll ,-uid projectile wlilch are used. the left. Uelow is n closeup of the machine, shoeing bow bnll (Misses through lh<- center nciiduliiiii to be canghl by pendulum at left. Pennsylvania Slate, Neosho of the Arkansas-Missouri, Snow Hill, N. C., of the coastal plains, Kl pnso of the Ti'xns-Ariwnia, und Norfolk of the Nebraska Stale. Farms lluve I'uiiiicl.' (labit The furm clubs have Ihc Yankee wins credited to (hem . . . Despite lough brenks and loss of regulars they just wouldn't give up . . . iwmiiha.si7.int' the adage that "n team Dial, won't be bml can't be bent." habit, loo. Five of i hem won un- prese WITHOUT STARS— Despite Ihc , . disputed rliftiiiplomhius lust sea- ! performers In Hie of several outstanding 45. 47. 19' 50. 52. 53 M. 55. Clear Lake Clear Lake S:hooi Blj-tfic-vllle city Hall, Hardtiway Appliance Co.. and Lange Sciiool Cio.snell School ,,., - School Milhgan School Armorel School Shawnec .Shawnec High School Pecan Point Uzzell's Store Carson Carson Lake School Manila. High School Lynch's store Boynlon School School School School Dell School Wilson School Sdiool School Bank School School (School Eurdette School Etoivah School School Sliatiy Grove School ! Cotton cleaning • Office (next door to Ouinn's Barber Shop) Pawheen School Half Moon school Hlckman School Flat Lake School Brown School Brlnkley Little River School Black Water ' School Rocky School Stlllman stlllman School Dytw School Bid? on Road 7 and Colony Center MRS. THOMAS R. 1VY V Exwnlner. G. Cornell 5. 10. II. 13. 15. IGr 1719. 20. 22. 23. 25. 27 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. -36. 38. ,39. 40. Manila No Jen a Bovnton Whilton Yarbro Box Elder Dell Wilson Lone Oak Tomato Keiser Promised Land Recce Number Nine BUdetle Eton-all Ekron Shady Grove.. son, another finished second and \vuii thu playoffs, and four lost in finnl plnyolls. Of vourw. evei vbcdy knows ot the Newark wonder club, which l»KKcd the International ra<; by 25';. games and went on to cop the little \vovld series lifter losing the first three gnmes lo Columbus. Weirs, who Is "lily «. obtained bis bMclwll starl in New Haven, lie wasn't good enough lo play, so lie managed n st'mi-piofeislonnl ouKH. and ivoiind up ou'iiljig- tho Noiv rtavcn club of the Eastern League. He had rehabilitated the Baltimore club jvlieii RtippeH personally selected him lo run his farms. Hupjwt asked Weiss lo meet him nt (lie minor league confab nt V,'esi Baden. Intl., in early December 1 of 1931. There on the boardwalk Ihe wealthy brewer nnd bis new ••fin in foreman planned Ihe chain .system that is keeping (he vaults cumin!;. Dope Bucket I!}' J. P. Frlent! lineup, Bildy stresses teamwork rather Ihan individual brilllnuce ... At varlou:; times (lurliii! the yeav nil except one regular was either lost or Incapacitated yet Ihc reserves car- vied on in yrnnrt style It was missell Moslev First, On PAST COMPANY—Just, how Die type of basketball as played In Mississippi county rate.s with that in other counties within the district, wilt lie determined this week end at Jonfsboro during the annual Ihe eve of the nil-Important game at Manila Ihc flashy and dependable guard wiis forced lo go to bed with a severe cold and accompanying fever . . . Alvtn Justice look 1 his place in Ihn lineup aud played a grand game, Blythe- vlllc winning In the last half minute ... A week Ifilcv Tommy Warrlngion withdrew from school nnd Dill Godwin and Alvlu Justice took ttie count from bronchitis and' with Ihc MonrUe BnfValocs scheduled (or a return engagement, . . . With nil missing, the reserves. Hugh Hnrbert. Herb Chllds nnd Jack Jenkins, filled In Hie gap like true thoroughbreds and the Chicks romped home tile winners .. . . In the mcel nl. Slmwncc lust week Godwin line) not tully reeov- I I'l-fd from (lie rnvlshes of Jlis ntl- meiit, yet, returned to the lineup [mid climaxed the flnnle by scoring ,21 points unit holding his opponent to no .score . . . Danny Warrington has been bothered With n bruised hip nil tlu- .season thai, has kept him from nltnlnlng his best Conn ... in the champion, rhlp game with Shawnec his left eye was practically closed from nil Infected eyelash but there was no quilting ... No slrce! . . . He went out nnd turned In one of district tournament to select two'his Ilnest lloor exhibitions . . Ho repreicutatives to Ihe state meet j realized he was in no condition lo . . . And based on the' pairings f shoot, so he fed ttie ball to "Wild for Ihe first round, lo be played Bill' and Hill did the vest tonight, their initial t,est is to lie j You can't overlook (he sports'gn'me -i severe one' . . . The Blythev.'llc: when such characteristics are Chicks, No. 1 in Ihe county, clasli- braught. out and developed just es with Munnaduke, the Greene SWEET HEVENOE — We County champion . . . Bh.iwr.ee, [ can't refrain from chuckling a "bit runner-up to the Tribe, however, i over the All-Star leom n . s selected gets a bigger assignment by draw-! by "nail" of the coaches and of- the Golden Hurricane of Jones- stale ficials . . . , I say -part" because, boro, defending stale champions Joe Dildy was not permitted to Manila. No. a ranking, has it | cast, his vole, the team beiiiK nam- tsvo ed while Blytheville aud Shawnec . , a trifle easier than the other . . Dlylheville was heart mid shoulders over the others In the county, yet placed only Dan War- rlngton on the learn . . . CHANGES MIND—There Is no law against changing 1 one's mind . . . Credit n mental variation lo Hildred Bunch, erstwhile Chick Brltldor enrolled tit Ole Miss . "liuster" recently There less than week he suddenly went AWOfj, came home and without stopping long enough to say two "howdys" grabbed a puddle jumper In the direction of Lexington, Vn., where he will join Coach Carney Laslie at VMI ... Holberts Join Brown Twins and Hideouts DENTON, Tex. (UP) — North Texas Stale Teachers'' College, which ,boasts two lamous pairs of twins on ils (rack learn — Elmer and Dqhiier Broivu and Wayne and Blalne'iRUleout. who. set a .now world record for mile-and-scvcn- clghlhs relay at the Mlllroso A. A. games in New York is training au^ other pair of twins for laiin. Wooclrow and , Wilson Holbert are members ol the freshman ::nimd. Rotten wood inside u hollow tree has decayed and fallen lo the _THUBSDAY, MARCH 3 Blytlicvillc Boxers Take To Road For Tourney Friday Nigh I lilythevllle'j; amaleiu- bo,xin« lean) will hit the mud this week end, Invadiri;; the arena of the North LHllK lice)! Hoys' Club lit North Little Hock tomorrow night in another .series of Inter-city matches. The local leather throwers hiivfl a clean record in inter-ctly coin- I ttitlon, Imving twice defeated the Joae.-ilxiro team atid la.st wwk gain- id a decisive 8 to 1 victory over Stuttgart, amateurs. Joe Ci'ni^, coach and dlrec-LOr of tile local team tvlileli is tigjitlng under the culors of the Chlckasaw Athletic club, announced today that he will take a strong aggregation of eight UglUcrs and will have an entry at every weight except the lifflitwclght and light heavy- v.eight classes. He said tho 'team is in good condition und has high hopes of remaining undefeated. Those .selected lo make the trip are: Atlas James, flyweight; Billy Price, banlam; uenry Muery, featherweight; Aaron 13yrd and Horace Walters, wellenvclghLs. George I'ruitl and Johnny Harris, middleweights, and Starling voim». heavyweight. Two of the fighlers who will make the trip are Golden Gloves novice champions in their class. Atlas James, the hard hilling lillle 'Holland. Mo., boy and Aaron Byrd, two fisted welterweight, were awarded inlnlnlure golden boxing gloves for surviving all competition in the Commercial Appeal's Golden Gloves 1 tournament in Memphis recently. The other members of Ihe scniad are also faltly experienced wilh the exception of Harris, who has just recently joined Ihe team and who has been li-niiiing only a sliorl lime. "Dcspilc the fact llrat he was knocked out in his first, two matchesrStarling Young. 195-pound high school athlete, is expected by Craig to develop into one of the best young heavyweights in (lie stale. Young is learning rapidly and has a lot of punch in bolh hands which he demonstrated by flooring Bobby Williams of Stuligart last week before the hitler finally round Young's chin with a pay-off punch. Jonesboro Still After Major League Hookup JONESBORO, March 3.—Unsuccessful ill attempts to secure a working agreement with the Brooklyn Dodgers and Little Rock, President Houston Johnson said today that every effort was being made lo cllect a hookup with club of higher classification. The I'illsburg Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies, both of Ihe Na- lional league, have been approached nnd an answer is expected soon. The Gianls operated independently last season andoutdrew the other Jive which lind connections. bottom of the trunk, where, bit by Their paid attendance exceeded bit, it, becomes part of the soil. I 25,00it. .VIGORO Mississippi teams by playing Eirle. Critteudon's finest was fighting it out for first place . . . . . Personally. I thought the a fair country light on their hands ! choices ns a whole were not rep- and it will be Interesting to .-,ee j resentatlve of the best How how they -survive ... a ,,i aypr or i, he , vl)e ot c .' INTESTINAL FORTITUDB-ne- j Hughes, the giant Chick forward' gardless of how Coach Joe Dildy's ; can be overlooked is beyond my Maroon and While proteges fare, '.comprehension . . . The referee one thing is certain . . . The ! who officiated in the nnalc made Chicks will be In there battllna | the statement afterwards that he until the final whistle and the ' thought Hughes was the best, team that beats (hem will have lo j Hoot man he had seen Ihis year do it ... f\w. if any. Cliickasaw ! His Hue defensive ability, "plus his representatives could be described j teamwork, plus His ability to make as lacking fight and this bunch is i points, mtcs him No. 1 on my pick no exception . . . They have ] (if I were to pick) . . . With all demonstrated on more than one j due respects to Thrace Kamsav occasion this season that they I Osceola. he Ism, in the same class possess this quality called in polite with Hughes . . The same holds circles intestinal fortlturte-Jn the true tin my opinion) to Earlie vernacular just plain "guts" ... I Croxlon as compared to Bill Ood- If.thcy hadn't had plenty they | win. . . And it Is nard to omit a would Iwc lost several ot Ihe 17 scrapper and dribbler like Mosley W/SHWG FOR TASTIER, MILDER "MAKIN'S" SMOKES- W/TH TH£ THE NATIONAL' JOY SMpHt Feed everyming /ou grow...with Chicks Off For District Meet At Jojics'horo | Rebels Send Contract To Bledsoe and Others Coach joe Dildy and ten members of the Blylltcvllle Ch'icks left this afternoon for Jonesboro to compete'in tiie (ourtii Ulstrict Ijas- liettoll toiiniamf-nl wliicli Ijegins tonlghl at 7:M. Of the sixteen learns entered only four liavc tweii .seeded, 'fhey lire Jone.sliorn, Illylhevlllc. Jliilijerl :md 'ii-nmnn. Uector and 'friiinan pry O ff Ihc lid in the opfiu-r. JoncKburo nnd Shnwnee lake tiie ilnoi' InimnliHkly iUtcrwards with the Clilck.s and Mnrjnaduki.' i-lu>liij> wit U»? ijj-st St'SSlon. There will lie Ihree, cessions dally according to j.owell Manning nnd Principal Uoyd c;olr in charge ol the meet. E:acli morning session will tegln at 8 o'closk and the iifu-rnoon Barnes start, at 1 oVIock. with tiie exception of tonislit, all night, tills begin at, 7 ]>.m. Burring Dan Warringlon who Is recovering from a painful uyclash Infection that was lanced earlier In the week, the Chicks appeared to be In fine .physical and mental condition. Bill Godwin, Ihe team's high scorer and star center, and Alvin Justice, reserve guard mill center, have aliout recovered from severe colds. The return of Tommy Warrlngion boosted |i| t - ciiii:k hopes. Dlldy .said Ihis morning he i>rolj- ably would start (lie same ciuiiilet tlial came through with the county tille. They were; D. Warringlon nnd Carl Huglies. forwards; Godwin, Russell Mosley and Hugh Hnv- bert, guards. Otliers who are lo make the trip are: Jack Jenkins, center; Justice niul Herb Chllds forwards, p. T. Haney and T. -War- rlngton, guards. Read Courier News Want Ads. PARAGOULD, March 3, - An- "nitiicemenl was made tills morn- IiiB by President, Wonald Cox that four contracts and three outright releases had been mailed to members of la.st year's reserve list ol Die Paragould Rebels. _ Those mulled contracts were: Stanley Clamp, Ml. Pleasant, Pa,, tlilrd baseman; p ( . rc y Bledsoe, IMI: Thomas Clifford KoUcison, st, Joseph, Ifeiin.; and Donald Thomas, Floydada, Texa,s, all rlgln hand pitchers. EiiKene Rlteenthaler, Ixickporl, N- Y,, cutcher; RJby ••Cluick" Cooper, Booth Grove. Art:,, pitcher' and Royce William.-:. Alton, Okla., si'concl baseman -and mnmigrr Kisi .season were made free ageiiis rJitzenlhaler had asked for his release, having .secured a position m his home and. planned lo plfty .semi-pro ball this summer. Manager Williams was under a one year contract. Hint called fov his freedom at Ihc dose of the )'j:)7 campaign, ire i.s leaching and coaching at Afton and intends lo retire from organized baseball. Holt Funeral Home And Hudson Tailor Shop Win Holt Fiinfral Home registered ils second victory in the City bowling league race nnd Hudson Tailor Shop ils first triumph in matches la-st night nt Sudbury's Playhouse. Holt won easily over Hubbard Hardware company with Capt. W. O. Giicrln making the highest individual game score of 209. Ed McGregor made the best, gume score for Hubbard with 207. Capt. E. M. Eaton bowled 23(i in a single game as the Hudson team beat Arkansas-Missouri Power corporation by coming from behind in the linal game of the four-game match. Cy Younjr, veteran bnsevnll plU er, six-lit u of. his 22 years at,-the game a.s a. pitcher in the American League and 11 years In Ihe National League, The Spanish pcnnut, when roasted, contains an average of SO per ' cent fat. Everything for your entei* | tainment and comfort. Admission Matinee lOn & 2iic> Ailmlssion Night IGc & 3Gn Watch Society Page I ./ Of Cowrier News For Free Show Guests Last Times Today DON'T FORGET YOUR LAWN • Grass becomes active earlier in the spring than weeds. If you'll give your.grass a square meal, just as soon as frostiaoutof theground, it will get such a thriving head start that weeds will find little room to grow. But the kind ot dense, heavy turf that chokes out weeds results only from feeding with 2 complete . plant food like Vigoro. Your grass needs eleven different food elements from "the soil. Use Vigoro to make sure that all elerm are supplied in balanced proportions. Vigoro 13 sanitary, odorless, "sytoapply. Givesyoufermore food value for yaw dollar. Order' «oic. THE COMPETE, BAlANCED PUNT FOOD FOR BEST RESULTS wild FREDRIC M A K C H, 1'Yanciska ftttal ami Akim TamirofT. Also Paramount News Jt Comedy Admission Matinee 10 C & 26r Admission Night Ife & 3 6( ' Friday Only JIMMY t>U« »Nt I WAL1IK CONNOLI.1 JOAN » I » « T rtor iisoji QUIZ GIDTIIUDI HIISIN • JkTMOHD W«1»UIM THI TKRtI SlOOait ««ODt«ICIC CHAWfOdO MAI. L.tOT JOHN N'T amiH and hit Orch*»ti« Also selected shorts Admission Matinee lOe <t 2Uc Admission N'ight IGc & ROXY Admission always lOc & 26c. { Matinees Saturday & Sunday Only Last Times Today PAL NIGHT! Z Adults Admitted for Trice ot 1 MURDER IN THE SPOUIGHT! amue M EMORIES come crowding fast on occasions like this. To reminisce over T. W. Samuels . . . _|| Black Lal>d that's been the tradition for many ~M Fu " generations. Its aroma, rocllow- Ol>f ness and robustness have made it the called -for whiskey" on memorable occasions, since 1S4-1. F.«ry drop of T. W. Samuels i> distilled anl bottled »uhcT. \V. Samuels Distillery. For 95 yeirs, aSjmu.-li hjj suptrvisfj lit disiillation. Arkansas Distributor nislrlbullnjr Conipany— WtHe So/,, *«pr,i.»foll m . CH*RUS F. MIUH, IHC- «'.;*!««H SEEDS Complete Stock of Seeds, Garden Tools, Garden Fencing, Fertilizer, Insecticides and Garden Plows. HUBBAR: HARDWARE CO. PHONE 32 ' 19 Years of Service and Square Dealing i>turdcr in Hie SPoOighf. A hot spot beauty dies with a song on licr «.llps . . . and midnight madness ringing In her cars. Also selected shorts. Also selected shorts. Friday - Saturday Cartoon & Serial 'Tim Luck"

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