The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1939 · Page 7
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
June 23, 1939

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, June 23, 1939
Page:
Page 7
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 7 article text (OCR)

'PAGE'.EIGHT': MEET LUTES IN JflTTLE Game At Lutes Park Sim- day Will Probably Determine Loop Tille ' In W'lval is expected to be the best game of the season in thc Mississippi County Baseball League, Lutes nnd No. '. Nine, • two of the best amateur teams in this section of Ihe.country, will meet at Lutes pa ik on Tighway No 61, soulh of Blylhevillc This;game hot only will probably decide the winner of thc first half , . - - ^ in the county loop bul will nlso m hitting, and hns always been BLYTHEVILLE, '(ARK.)' COU1UE.R NEWS .determine-the team to represent Mississippi County In Ihe district tournament at. Jonesboro August 11, 12 and 13 •.With only four more games until the close of the first half the winner; of Sunday's game should not have airy trouble copping the first half,, due to the fact that bolh teams -meet only second division ball clubs Ihereaflcr. Manager Charley Lules announced that Walter "Bud" Lutes would be his choice to'hurl against 'the Number Niner.s while over at Number Nine Manngei Ed Lfnvler has trouble picking his pitcher to pit against the Lutes bo\"i due to .the fact both'.Howard Barger ami Red .Wilson have Avon every gnme they have started and both boys are in fine shape Due lo superior experience Wilson will probably be Manager Lawler's choice. 'President Oil Mullins announced that all games scheduled for Sunday would be played either Satui- day afternoon or : Monday afternoon In both divisions "A" and "B" lo Ihe ball pteyers can go to the big game All oilier ball players from .other clubs will be r admitted free of charge. \ A Division Clubb W. L. Pet. No Nino 8 0 1.000 Lutes" , .GO 1.000 Keiscr* 6 1 .857 -Gosriellt 4 3 .571 Dell» 3 4 .429 Biirdette* 3 4 429 Manila* 2 •} .333 Yarbro 20 .250 Clear Lake* 1 5 '167 Victoria 0 8 .000 *—Games lamed out .11 Division W. L. Pet. Blackwntei .. 4 0 1000 Recce 2 1 Huffman' 2 1 Tyronza Lake 1 2 Burks Store 1 3 Tomato 03 Games 1 Scheduled Sunday A Division Gosneil at Dell Clear Lake nt Yarbro Burtielte nt Manila; Keiser at Victoria. Number Nine .at Lutes. , B Division* Burks • Store n t Tomat o. Blackwatei at Tyronza Lake Huffman at Recce Ark-Mo 4 0ffice'~ Meets Business ' Men's Ball Team .The Business Men's Hangover softball';. team and the Arkansas Missouri .Power Corporation 'office' team will meet iti a softball game at Haley Field Sunday morning nt nine o'clock Lineups as released today through managers of the two clubs are as follows: Ark !tfo^-"Speed" McHaney, second Base; "Slugger" Cross, centerfold, 'Bear Trap" Taylor, shoit- slpp;v "Peanuts" Brogdon, third base; "Dog House" Terry, first base; "Fidgety" Hughes,, left field; "Babe" Douglas, short field; "Benny", Benish,, right field; "Short' Nebhut. catcher; "Silent" Reedcf, pitcher; "Brick" Mason, utility -out- .fielder; "Flash" Wilson, utility Infielder. "H ungov ers"—"Gru mpy" Pollard, short field; "Greek" Borum, second .base; "Tex" Harbert, first base; "Fat" Thomassou, -center field; "Sea-Food" Wood, shortstop; "Razor". BoycH, Ihird base; "Blow out" Bailey, right field; "Parrott" : Jackson, left field; "Stuffy" Graber,' catcher; "Call Me Babe" Logan, pitcher. Manager Oscar Bailey also listed the following reserves: "Heart"breaker" Crawford, "Jimmy" Sandefer, '"Hunt" Young, "Bobbie" " G rimes, "Doghouse" McCla nahan, "Slug" Isaacs, "Dizxy" Hudson "Lucky" Damon and "Speedy" Garrigan. Today's Games Northeast Arkansas Jonesboro at Newport. Caruthecsvillc at Paragould, Zimmerman Chosen' To Represent N.E.A. Loop CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., JU n c 23.—It was announced here Thursday "nftcmopn by •'officials of the Carulheisvllle Pilots Baseball Club, Inc., lhat Ray Zimmerman, left fielder of Ihe Pilots for (he past two seasons,; hod, been selected as the Northeast Arkansas League representative • to the Centennial Celebration Minor Leagues Teams Day at Cooperstown, N. Y., July a. Zimmerman,- -whose home is In Lincoln, Nebr./.bats left nnd throws right, and for the past two weeks, has been leading the baiters of Ihc league with n mark of .375. Eddie Pllo, right fielder of the Pilots, wns named as runnemp to Zbnmcrin'an, and wns given honorary mention for . ! ,thc honor. ' Zimmerman came to (he Pilots from Pine Bluff, Ark., club last season, and ranked high all year cgardcd as one o( the best ball awks In Ihe league, with a deadly irowlng arm. Al present, In addi- ion lo leading the league in hit- Ing, lie Is third In triples, second n doubles, second In home runs, econd In lolnl bases, and Is lied or fourth in slolcn bases, will be a member of n nll-slar team which will' play Double-day Field at Coopers- own on July 0, and will receive a pedal made uniform with the amc of his league across the rout. After Ihe game, he will he a uest will! other minor league all'.ar representatives at the major lague nil-star game, between stars f the. National and American agues. Zimmerman Is popular with fans ere, on Ihe street as well ns while' i the playing field. Southern league Memphis at Nashville, t^o games New Orleans at Atlanta Birmingham at Chattanooga. Little Bock at Knoxville. National league Boston; at:St. Louis. ' Brooklyn at Pittsburgh .New York at Cincinnati. Philadelphia at Chicago. Today's Sport Parade By Henry Mclcmore NEW YORK, June 23 ,<UP)—If ou have a horse around your ouse hold onto him, because with pavi-mutuel bill passed In New ersoy horses arc certain to become cry,- very valuable. With 44 tracks III operation in ils country now, there already Is ' shortage, of-horses, so you can e.how scarce the supply will be hen: Jersey racing starts 'next, iring. Plans for ,10 tracks were mounted within 24 hours riftcr ic voters okayed the niutueis, and efore the week Is out dozens more c certain to be outlined. Wlion these plants are added to ie ones already doing business icre . just aren't going to be lough horses to go around. Not cipd ones, anyway, nnd the only olutfon" of 'the problem will* He i running anything that bears n flint resemblance to n horse. If ou have anything that hns n mno, (all, likes oats, and can give fair Imitation of a whinny or neigh, you have a good chance f seeing your silks come gn\- mphlng down thc stretch In some retty important races. Of course, ou'll have to chance the name of our horse, because racing coin- nlssions like pretty names, but on't" that be difficult. Dobbin can ecome Winged Victory; Bessie Lou an be registered ns Sister Cerise, ml Ol' Ben (you know, the one ie children feel safe on) can go o the post ns Conqueror The 2nd If nil the Jersey tracks are built our horses won't have lo run in heap races cither. Big slake races re .vital to a 'track's success these ays nnd, with no champion horses vailnble, the tracks will have to chedulc events lo suit what is unrtered in their burns. I wouldn't be at all surprised (o :c n S100.0CO handicap with such ondltions ns these: 1 1-16 miles. 5-yenr-oIds and upwards. Non- 'inners since Armistice Day, 1925. llowcd 25 pounds. Two pounds nl- owed for each year of service be- Ind plow since 1930. There will bo nc stop for water nt far back- trctch turn. Or one like Ihis: the sawcd-oH takes for Shetland ponies, S15.000- dded. Conditions: 10 pounds add- d for those who haven't, thrown hlldren off back in last two weeks. One pound off for those equipped vlth cockleburrs In tail. Headslart ivcn those who have drawn more han four children in dogcart in mst 10 days. Or even one like Ihis: Ihc $50,000 vhifflcti'cc steeplechase: claiming >rlce $2.75. Distance-one jump, 'our pounds oft nnd veterinary care or those who haven't jumped be- ore. All starters to be equipped vith electric buzzers, rowel spurs, tlmulant capsules. No saliva tests. Ringers nnd paint jobs 10 pounds added. Non-winneis of as much ns S25 during lifetime be granted privilege of running around jump, Swaybncked mares and fillies allowed western saddles. So, hold your horses. NO HANDICAP IOWA CITY, June 23.—The only varsity tennis letter awarded at Iowa tills year went to Bob Sandier of Des Moines, who has only one arm. Yankee Rookie Wins Eight Straight With Brilliant Support BV GEORGE KIRKSE? Dulled 1'ress Staff Correspondent NEW .YORK, June 23. (UP)— DI/?.y Dean wasn't lalklng through his hat when he iwppcd off: "Let me pitch more often. I'm I!red of being a Sunday pitcher." Thc Cubs' front olfiee took him at his wcrd and give Gabby Hnrtnctl permission to start him any lime he deemed Dean was ready. Ifart- nel'l sent Demi lo the wars yesterday ,wHh only three days of rest, and:Dizzy was superb. He pitched the Cubs to a 7-1 triumph over the nccs. (Hey, slop picking spots for Diy.y.y, the fans yelled). Dean has four straight triumphs, two over thc Bees and one 'each over thc Dodgers ami I'lratcs. He now has qualified to pilch against a, first division club but he can't until Harlnett geUi permission from Ihe front office. "Dh-/,f, game guy Dial he is, will probably have to stalk In and demand that they let him pllcl'i against the upper crust. If there are any better pitchers In (he National League than Dean they'll have to prove it in competition. He's pllched four games and allowed a measly three runs. In his latest triumph he let the Bees down with six hits and had them on his hip all the way. They say he has o;ily a glove nnd a prayer, but that seems.to be Die fad this season. But the front o/Ilce doesn't semi w,ard to Joe McCarthy not to pilch Ruffing. Dean's old teammates, Ihe Cardinals, hammered nn.H-5; triumph over the Phillies and cut the Reds' National League lead to five Jjamcs. St. Louis slugged out 15 hits with Morton Co:per getting "3 for 3" In addition to pitching five shutout Innings as n rellel man. Pittsburgh blew a ti-0 lead bul finally came on lo beat the Giants, 8-7, in Ihe rain and twilight. Going Into the , ninth trailing by two mis, the Pirates put on n rally;' Joe Bowman, n relief pitcher, nnde Ihc winning single In thc mid-spattered setting. The Yankees beat the White Sox, 0-1. Never wns the world - cham- >Ions' defense more emphasized. Tommy 'Henrlch leaped high to rob Mike Kreevlch of a hcmcr with flue man on base. Joe DlMagglo sprinted:across the greensward and stole a triple from Gerald WaJker with two mciv on., Rcokic Alley Donald, with such support, moved on to his eighth straight victory. J nek Wilson finally pitched good ball, and the Red Six beat the Browns, 7-3. Wilson allowed only six hits. Jimmy Poxx got three hits, driving in two runs. The Athletics came from behind to trim the Tigers, G-5. Chubby Dean drove In llh'c winning rim In the ninth -with a sacrifice fly to offset three Detroit homers by McCosky, Avcrlll and Fox. Washington slugged out an 6-5 triumph over Cleveland. Hurry Kelly went the route although tapped for H hits, Including homers by Kclt- nerand Trosky. • * • Yesterday's hero—Dizzy Dean, the pampered one, who proved he has a right to pitch every fourth day. by beating the Bees, '1-1. BASEBALL STANDINGS Northeast Arkansas League W. L. I'cl. Caruthcrsvillc 31 13 .105 Newport .. 2522 .532 Pnrngould .: 19 28 .40-1 1830 .375 Southern League W. L. Pet. Memphis 30 25 .590 Chattlanooga 36 27- .571 Knoxville 32 28 .533 Birmingham 30 29 .508 Atlanta' 31 31 ,500 New Orleans 29 34 .400 Nashville 25 32 .439 Liltle Rock 243? .393 National W. L. Pet. Cincinnati ........... 37 19 St. L=uis . ............. 31 23 New York ............. 30 27 Chicago . ............. 30 38 Brooklyn . . . . ........ 27 27 Pittsburgh ....... ..... 25 29 Boston ............... 22 33 Philadelphia .......... 18 34 .661 .574 .520 .517 .500 .403 .400 j .346 Marked .Tree Ami Dcering To Face Local Teams Hero The Coca Cola Bottlers, Arsl half champions of the City 'Softball League, will lake'on the Dccrlns, Mo. All-Stars and (he Phillips Motor Company V-8's, cellarites of the local loop, will meet Marked Tree's All-Shire in softball games nt Haley Field tonight,. . Dcering appeared here recently, losing to Arkansas Missouri Power Corporation but later beat Die same club at Dcorlng. The Bottlers dropped a game'to, an Arkansas Stale College of Jpnesboro team in a non-league appearance here recently. Phillips won over Osccoln All- Stins recently, TJie first game will stavl, nfelght o'clock. Chicks and Lookouts Arc Waging Nip and Tuck Struggle By United Press Tf the Memphis Chicks and [lie Chattanooga Lookouts continue their nip and luck struggle far tlic Southern Association lead the fans won't know until the eve of July 1 ivlilch club will take on tho standouts of the other seven in the annual all-star game. The Lookouts continued lo creep up on the Chicks last night by defeating Die Birmingham Barons 8 to 5 white Memphis wns kite lie- cause of rain. This left only a game .separnllng (lie two clubs Knoxvlllc, three and a half games back of the Chicks, was conceded little chance of forging ahead • in the week remaining before the all-star host will be chosen. Home runs by Bill Nicholson and Babe Barna were pay-off blows in the, Lookouts' triumph' over the Barons. Chattauccga scored thrice In'.the opening Inning' and "the Barons were never nli!e (o overcome Oils early lead although they desperately tried to stir up rallies in Ihc fourth and sixth.,Dick Lanahan, on the mound for 'Noogn Imd some critical moments '.but he survived them to go the route; Dutch Meyer's two home funs led' to the Knoxville Smokies' 8 lo 7 triumph, over the .last,-place.Little' Rock Travelers. Ills second smnsli came in .the seventh inning with two on biisa and enabled the Smo- kies lo lie the score at 7-nll. The game went into extra Innings nnd Krmy.illB loaded the basos in .the nth.. Whereupon Traveler Pitcher Frank Dasso uncorked a wild pitch to let in the winning run The New Orleans nt Atlanta and Memphis at Nashville games were rained out. Atlanta's Idleness came as a -boon; the Crackers have lost Prenchy Mailho, their leading hit- ler, through n back injury and Manager Paul Richards is under Ihrec-day suspension for too much backfiring- at the umpires. Today's games are New Orleans at Atlanta, Memphis at Nashville Birmingham at Chattanooga and Little Rock at Kiioxville. FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1939 Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas League Carulhersvillc suVParngould, postponed, rain. Jonesboro nt 'Newport, postponed min. Southern League Knoxville 8, Little Rock I, 11 innings. New Orleans nt Atlanta, postponed, ruin. Memphis at Nashville, positioned rain. Chattanooga 8, Birmingham 5. National league St. Louis 11, Philadelphia 5 Chlcngo 7, Boston 1. Pittsburgh 8. New York 7. Only games scheduled. American .League Boston 7. St. Louis 3. Philadelphia G, Detroit 5 New York 6, Chicago 1. Washington 8, Cleveland 5. A temperature of 00 degrees will cause (ires lo wear twice as rapidly as they will at Go degrees. But Bottlers Grab'First Half Title; Phillips Finishes In Cellar The'.first half of the city Softball League closed last night at Haley Field with. Arkansas Missouri Power Corporation winning over the first half.ehampbns, the Coca Cola Bottlers, 13 to 3. The Bottlers had already eihclicd the title. In thc second game the Goodyear Ruljbcrmcn put the Fortl crew In thc. cellar by winning . easily, 15 to G. The first game -was mostly featured by John ' "Wimpy" Burns' pitching, "wimpy" gave up cnly four hits and had the Bottlers eating out of his hand throughout the game. Brogdon and Ulshop led Ihc Elec-lite at bat with three hits each. Jerry Harwell and John Tray nor continued to lead the Goodyear team at bat with three and two hits respectively. The -Goodyear crew looks like a strong second hf\lf contender. Ledbettcr, Ford shortstop, hit a home- run in the fifth with one on. H. L Halsell caught fly balls all over Ihc outfield, by getting five pulouts in ccntcrfield. First Game Coca c..):i Ali It u ]>o A ]•: nil, c ...... 1 2 0 f, 0 0 liiiriilinm, s » : ., I o 1 i o I larkanl, sf I 0 1 I) n 0 •"!•. S ' . 200000 milc, cj .-)• i) o o o i iM. rr ;._ :i o i 110 I'otler, 2U ;j o 0 2 9 J (ilover, :ili :i n oooi Ihonipstm, II, 1 0 1 :i o 0 ivy. Dt .-. 2 (i a 2 u , llarl/erl,' If .. .'10131 I) W "million, jj ,1oo i 20 Boy, 5, Expert Shot With .410^ Gauge Gun CLEVELAND, O. "(UP)—Albert Power, known also as "Pcc-Wec" Power, is only 5 and Is small for his age, but he astonishes his I neighbors In suburban Avon Lake by his accuracy with a shotgun •Tee-Wee" k a, little bit bashful before slrangers, but, when friends are -around he will, with a little coaxing, take cut a .410 gauge shotgun nearly as big as he is, and blast away with . remarkable accuracy at tin cans strewn about a vacant lot. The little boy does "his best shooting when crouched wllhin Ark Jin inslso. ..Ill 'l Tuj-lor, a I, . | 27 3 n lirnsilon. If . .1 1 Ilisliuii. Kf •_ 4 2 Filler, rf : , a | H^filpy, t-f -__:_ ;{\ rj Mirr*, c 20 Hums, ji ,;i i Totiils 29 i;l ' Second Game limdyi-ar- AH II Ji.o'r, :lli I] 2 Mmimr, ' af 5 0 Ihinvell, c c, 2 1'alloii. If 41 Franc-is, II, | |) 'SCV, H, ; „_ 2 2 \Vilco.xin, rf .1 i 222 2 I' .1 2 • 4 0 Touts .10 ir, \R 2V ;i Wi!lli|« AB 1C It TO A 3h .11 101 1 A. Hicks, Hnrkcr, It — IjIIII 2 Clark. 11 ...J 1 Hcvill. Hi Griffin, |i Durris. r! Davis, c . _ i C. Micks. *f . ;> Colo, rf i I 1 0 \ II 0 J 1 8 0 » -------- . 201 -------- 2001 0 0 0 0 0 00100 How They Finished ~ W. J,. I'd. Lorn (Join - _ 8 I 1,07 Ark.MD „ i r, V, s:1 OondjT.ir __ f, r, '.'|r,s 1'1'illil'n - -_ :l s .27.1 HACK TO NATURE PIT1SBURGH, June 23. — Bob Thurbon, Pitt halfback majoring in biology, will have charge of the nature instruction department at a boy's camp at Eilinboro, Pa. Read Courier News want ads A MAN'S DRINK SINGE/ In Good TliU — All W«j»* American League W. L. Pet. New Ycrk 44 n .BOO Boston 31 22 .585 Cleveland 30 26 .636 Detroit 30 28 .517 Chicago 28 28 Philadelphia 22 33 Washington 23 36 St. Louis 1C 46 , , American. League Chicago at Boston. " St. Louis at New York. i ' Detroit at Washington. .** Clevelan^ al Philadelphia. ;:, ^U^te^nt aoX SueT ^V'^V'dls: SOFTBALL SCRUTINY MILWAUKEE, June 23. - Milwaukee boys signing tor Veterans of Foreign Wars county and slate softball tournaments arc fmger- prinled to guard against ringers. .500 j .400 .390 .28fi I'WRPLE VETERAN HJ, TUCSON, June 23.-^Joc Hunter, one of Northwcstcrn's greatest quarterbacks, who was graduated In 1901, Is a patient nl Vclcrans' Hospilal here. "Bango" Ruled Bingo CLEVELAND, O. lUP>_" B!( ngo" Is "Bingo," according to chief Police Prosecutor Gerald J. in. demanding that the Felicity, O., Belles Name FELICITY, O. (UPJ-Cltons of this village el 589 population considered adaption of a, more fitting name for their town after fovir or five of the six councllmen resigned from cfncc because there was.- "too "much wrangling within the village administration nnrt t.'-o much arguing in council meetings lo get anywhere." BASEBALL GAME LUTES 9 AT LUTES STORE SUNDAY, JUNE 25 3: 00 O'clock ; Proceeds from tl,| s wmc wm go to thc hem-fit ot the .Mississippi County Baseball League. Admission lOc & 15c tn-o automobile tires, piled one upon the other, like a machine- gun turret. • THE AMERICAN WAY MILWAUKEE, June 23.—Lithuania's University of Kaunas, which won the European -basketball championship, was coached by Whiley Budrmias, former Mnr- quette star who is expected home shortly. liOUDAGAKAV HONORED CINCINNATI/June 23.—Frcnchy Bordagaray, Heds 1 outfielder who operates a grocery during the off- season In Bakersfield, Calif, lias been made a lifetime member of Ihc nctall Grocers' Association. Prosecutor Can't Find Case' COIAJSA, C'al. (UP)—District Attorney Hudson Poi-d has been in office for five months without having a superior court case \A tiy. He thrilled at one time a't Iho prospect of having n criminal case, but the man beat him lo It, by breaking jail and being sent to the insane asylum. ^^,1- ME AD'S s Jatkraljbits (Juil Sagebrush CALDWELL, Ida. (UP)—Jack- I'flbbU:; are moving in en the farmers who till the so!) bordering sagebrush land in the lower Boise valley. Dryness has caused the rabbits ta invade the grain and ha*/ crops. Defensive measures are being (aken. From Chicago to Blytheville to You"LUCKY BUY" of 135 superbly tailored HART SCHAFFNER & MARX TROPICAL WORSTED TROUSERS from THIS SEASON'S "oYer-trouser" stock $395 .. $495 Would usually sell from $7.50 to $72.50 At thc end of each wholesale scllinjr season Hart Schsiltnev & Marx' find themselves left \vilh a group of extra trousers iakon from tiv> trouser tropicals when the tropicals were sold with only one trou- scr. These trousers go into'what they call their "over-trouser" stock. Fortunately our luiycr, Mr. Uailcy, was in Chicago last week when these trousers were offered for sale ... so here they are . . . finality topical worsteds . . . porous, breeze inviting, featherweight . . . yet woven for hard wear and to keep their press. Waist six.es 29 to .16 . . . regulars, shorts, longs, sfouls . , . SS.!). r > & §'1.95. As Usval the Newest and Best Styles are at MEAD'S 318 • WEST MAIN •313

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page