The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1938 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 10, 1938
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PAGE SB Crack C.B.C. Team From Memphis Swaps Blows Wilh Local Amateurs ny j. p. FRIEND Reserved seats and general admission tickets for the amateur Ixwing program Friday night iit tlie American Legion arena featuring teams of the Chlckasaw Athletic . Club ami Christian Brothers .College of Memphis were placed on sale Oils morning, Director Joe Craig has announced, \ 'Hie reserved dueaU we available at Borum's Drug store, while a .team.composed of young ladies are 10 canvass Hie business .section with the, other tickets.' 'Hie program promises tcl be one of the liveliest ever singed by local officials among (lie slmoii pures. Jack • Jtlvallo. former national A. A. U. bantamweight champion, is lirlnghig a crack group of skilled punclK manufacturers who should give (lie local youngsters ample competition. They were recently crowned Memphis parochta\ champions by virtue ot their 7-4 decision over Hie strong Catholic high clan. •.Wilh Hugh Hnrbert, mid-south novice middleweight champion, niul the clever Sonny Lloyd, lightweight back in harness, the locals expect to make a creditable showin against the Bluff Citlaits. Craig wa '' definitely assured that Jlarbert would take.part.,late yesterday afternoon,, and he immnlintcly matched him with Lewis chandler., The 'bantamweight division will bring- together two old rivals, Manila's Billy Price, and Dempsey U'.vyer,, who won the open championship in the . Memphis Golden -Gloves...These two 118 pounders have met twice with Dwyer winning bolli times, il was Dcmpsey ... who scored a second round technical knockout in the opener of the last tournament nnd went on to win the title. He. earned the rigM to represent Memphis by bealing .on old favorilc and kingpin, John '•• Blair. Price the:, v>,ii handicapped by a severe cold ntul lack of practice, ami hopes to turn the tables oh the visiting southpaw. lie was .especially impressive with his knockout during 1 the Stuttgnrt match. His hitting was sharper nnd he displayed bunts of speefl. Another-bout that •should hold a great deal or attention nnd offer plenty of action is the Aaron Byrtl- Bil) Coslello welterweight go. Byrd emerged the winner in tlie novice ,; 147 pound class nnd has yet to be beaten as a member of the Blyttic- yille team. Costello holds (he instate A. A. U. weller croivn and is rated one of the best in the territory,. Boll) hoys are the willing types who start throwing leather from Hie outset and cease firing only at-the bell. It promise:) to be a honey (or action. Prank Gain, Memphis prep school flyweight champion.' faces Young Senators' -Third Sacker BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS STILL REGRETS- LOSING lillllily !.cwls .lames, brother of Atlas James who Is unable to take his regular stand diie lo mi eye cut. received at North Ljillle Rock, in another, prospective thriller. Henry Muery takes on Billy Wiggins, in the featherweight class; Horace, Wallers mixes blows with Tony Herdall, junior middleweights; James Long mixes 11 wllli Mike Haaga. nnd Junior Martin opens Die program with, Mike Tnl- erico. They are (Issuepnper weights . The card will .start promptly at 1 p.m. Steele Takes third In Crulch Councol Terry Service Station And Dr. Pepper Win ^ Terry's service station continued its undefeated' stride in the City Bowling league by bowling over Hutibard Hardware company last night iit Sudbury's Playhouse. In another mutch Dr. Pepper easily defeated Arkansas-Missouri Power corporation. _ , ;v Luuni-y luitinamens tov naskei- Kegional Tournament ta " tea '"' ! of school «. witu players _ In the tenth grade or lower, will STEELE, -Mo.-The steelc HighT sl .f rt nl l!lc »<™ry here Friday Bulldogs boys basketball team won third place In the regional toarna- nieiil al Qimpboll last week end. TJie Steele team defeated: the Ca- nilliersvilli; team, Pemlscot comity champions, for the. third place honor. The Bulldogs had already defeated the Htvyli team, another strong team of Pejniscot county but were beaten'by Hnyt! Irr the comity tournament. The only game Steele lost in this tournament was lo Hotcomb, Whaling Master Spins Biggest Whopper of All HYANN1S. Mass. (UP)—It lakes a whaling master, such as Cant Marston H. ncdfish. lo tell n nsh' story like (his lo a group of churchmen. Tor 30 years a whaler. Bixlfish said: "We once struck a school of whales so (hick you could have walked 30 yards on Iheir backs In fact, a friend of mine wn* knocked out of n long boat by one whale landed on the back of another and stepped back Into the schooner without welling his foci." Razorback Paul Rnckcr. Jonesboro receiver, is rated one of the greatest grid- ders lo ever don the moleskins for the University ol Arkansas He wis an end. Net Marathon Helen Wills Moody and Howard Klnsey once volleyed a tennis ball for 78 minutes, making 2001 shots m all. 'J\ .mere mailer ot. a broken ankle fails lo stop Frankie Frisch from taking part in the SI. Louis Cardinals activities in spring training camp, at St. ! Petersburg, Fla. The peppery Red Bird pilot, leaning on a pair *>[ crutches, is shown gelling in n vociferous word or two fronj Ujc sidelines. WE ARB NOW BUYING Government Loan Cotton LOUIS APPLEBAUM fhOnft 167, 107 S. 2nd S(. Bly»h(rllle, . ; Ark. GLENCOE BARBER SHOP Earl E. Parker, Prop. Glcncoe Hotel Bldg. Hand or Electric Manicuring Tenth Grade Players Eligible In Meet At Armory Here i A county tonrnnmcni fov liaskel- ilnrt ntternoon and continue tlirougli Saturday night when the flnnls will be hold, , Eight schools hnve entered tennis In the tournament. They nre: Dell, Gosnell. Drown, Ynrbro, Lone Oak. Blnck Wnlcr, Whitlon ftml irnlchcr. Pairings Tor Friday ntternoon, beginning at one o'clock. :ire: Brown vs. Ynrbro boys, Lone Oak vs. Brown girls: Dell vs. Gosnell boys. Friday night pairings arc: Lone O.ik vs. Blnck Water boys, Gosnell vs. Hntchor girls, Yurbro vs. Black Water girls nnd- Hotelier vs. Wlill- tou boys. Close Only five games' sepnrnteil Bly- Iheville and Jonesboro, nrat nnd last, respectively, nt (he close or Uie drat hnlf of Hie Northeast Arkansas League championship lace in 1937. finally had to bring from rlyhl field. | Slarls With I^lon Team i Lewis lived for a while nt Gns- tonlii. where his father was shipping clerk tor a textile plant. He wanted to play ball, but couldn't make the high school team, in fncl he didn't get on n tenm until the family moved to nearby 1/jwell. At 13, .somebody noticed Buddy's Ciastonla legion junior team. Huddy played wllli the legion All-Stars, who represented an entire county in 1932 and 1D33, ,'ind his reword was n six weeks' Ilia! and a western trip as girest of lho Giants, who had won tlie National Ixwifue pennant nnd world championship the previous season. Buddy's dream of playing wllli Churloile was crowded out of his mind wllh hopes of a bfrlh with th<; poto Grounders.r "I slipped down lo Centra! Park - .,.,.. one day," he relates, "and saw twn « were .srrarcl.lnjf thn nation hotel .cams playing, one of the '..'. !'.'.', < : CP :' i! ' 01 .. . okl . Stoney | catchers got hurt, nnd they li>l me lilny. I didn't tell them that j was up there with the Ciianls. Terry Plenty Sorry Now That Me Gave Up On Legion Product JiV lIAKItY OKAVSOV Siicrls Editor, NKA Service OKI,ANOO, Ha.. March 10 ._ John Kelly'is, Jr., l.s in Orlando to .sharpen up for another- bijr , W!l _ son with UK; Washington ficna- lors. nnd Dill Terry Is kicking himself in the pants at Baton Rouge. At n timii wJien Die New York Giants Tor a successor to" okl sumey Jackson, Terry not only sent home, hut, discounted. Buddy Lewis/ viho now nl-21 Is KimMnrftl hy many 10 be the finest third baseman in Uio ynmo nnd a polwilial H40 lill- ter. .Terry kept U-wls waiting for seven hours the <lny he odlclally jjiive up on the handsome aspirant Chlllv Willie told nudUy that he was too slow nnd lacked pep among other things, no expressed the fear Hint he would be so old that lie would be out. of baseball by the time uiuidy \vas ready the majors. Returning to his home in the camiiry nrar Cnslontn, N. Vo., Lewis wns al)oiil ready to forget baseball and complete his college education, lie had finished one year nt Wnke Forcsl. But Joe Engcl, president of : the Chnttniioogn. LoafconLs nnd the WnshliiBton club's one-man scout- inu 'sUitr. had seen Lewis with the Gastonin American Ixjgloh junior team, and disagreed with Terry. Lewis signed wlllr Chattanooga 011 his 18th blrllulay, Aug. 10, 1934. ChnltnnooBn funs were bemoaning the loss of Cecil Travis, who had teen called from his third base posltloni with the Lookouls lo handle the same chores for tlie Nnllonals. >•• Lewis' made Chattanooga target Travis, nnd Inter in Washington, where Buddy's presence innrte a shortstop of Cecil, the two became fnst friends. As for Terry, he hasn't yet found his third) baseman. Last season he -' fl ^ R 2 H :, 10 » ]M8 Buddy Lewis should for some years lo cotoe be a lively reminder fy's - — •.• •*•*,! lujuuiiicr the Terrible in front of Tor•mine on at least one occa- .night have had reference to his appraisal of young- bull players. IJurkeyes Wood row Wills, catcher and irii . —' ^.M^I, nun jik-Tjurmcti last year with the pennant, wlnHlnc Hlythevllie Giant.? in the Notheost Arkansas League, were plucked from the University of Ohid cam- P'l.s. by Uie New York Giant ivory "miters. •lack Home Klin Hitler Oranthiun, who nous a trial tljts spring win, the Memphis Chicks, balled .350 with llielr farm m ParagouM of the Northeast Arkansas League. He led In home runs with 22, although he did not> nut Die season • with the .Rebels Old Custom When Hcrscholi Bobo piloted Uie "lytlicville. Giants to a championship last year-thclr ju-sl in Hie Arkansas League - he Will wlioevfr |,orru«- f ,| hinijy Post ••KMniidli- lilttiso return if; ~~ Mauretu Kjij# Norrls <!our| ei - News LET US PROTECT N AND BEAUTIFY Your-Home-With OKNAIUKNTAL IRON WINDOW GUARDS All Electric Welded In One Piece . Also Ornamcntnl-'Haml Railings of All Kinds FOR ESTIMATE CAM, 808 RljY.'MACHINR SHOP - They didn't evt-n know my mime." Hut middy's air castles tumbled itboiit his .shoulders the day Terry yave him the blue envelope. "Mr. Terry told me to meet him In the club house at K) o'clock in the morning." explains Lewis. "It. had rained. There was no game Ihat day. ML Terry walked in at 5 o'clock that afternoon i was slill waiting. "When Mr. Terry said (hat he was sending me home. I usk«l him what was the mailer with me. What he lold me already has been related." Bucky Harris called Lewis lo Washington laic in the 1935 season lo play tlilid base for the Nationals, and he has bcen : there since. He batted slightly under .300 in his first full season in the American League. Last year he made more hits, 210, nnd scored more runs. 107, than any other National in bludgeoning his way lo' an average of .314. Called Loop's Best Hunter No less than 20 of.his hits were bunts. "The first 14 hits I got were bunts," toughs Buddy. "That seemed to be the only wny that I could p-pt a hit." 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'HaHKainL and Jackson, Miss., His first season. Capacity C'rowds LAFAYETTE, Iiul., March 10_ Purdue's Big Ten basketball champions sold out every seat at every home game this season, Everything for your enter* tainmcnt and comfort, Admission Matinee lOo & Ke, Admission Night ifi (! & ^a Watch Society Page ( Of Courier Mews For Free Show Guests Last Times Today Fittttlti frj WARNER BROS. Paramount News & Screen Snapshots. Admission Matinee lOc & Me. I Admission Night JCc & 36o Friday Only A COLUMBIA f I C T U1E FOR SOUTHERN TRAD willi Walter Contibllv, John Howard, Jean Parker iiml Rolicrf The "Big Itouse" Breaks loose lo Srorch the Screen win, (he Year's most Blistering Blast of Thrills! ALso "Modem Dixie'' and "Natural Wnndrrs of llic West'- In Technicolor. Admission Matinee lOc & 2(ic Admission N'ighi i Sn & Admission always lOc. & 26e. Sfatinecs Saturday & Sunday Only Last Times Today PAL NIGHT! 2 Adults Admitted for Price of 1 He Sfasted The Town Wide Open .'^ The "dumtest" man en Main Street fights tor young romance against . the city ciooSs! \ Also novelty & Comedy Friday - Saturday -WHO WEST SOUR' FBI! (harks Starrett , UTflliAIDERS' , a FlcUn. Cartoon & "Tim Tyler's Luck," sc- l. Continuous shoirin? Saturday.

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