The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 3, 1930 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 3, 1930
Page 7
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' ULYTtUiYJLl/E. (AKK.)' CUUK1KK BRUSHING UP SPORTS By Loafer Georgetown Quarterback Would Probably Snag Berth on Hard Luck Team By NEA Serrice Bljould-", anyone pick an All-Am; erica hard tuck eleven, Johnny Scab;!, Georgetown'.-: stubby quarterback, would prcbably be first on the list For the "past two seasons Scab.! h»* been Georgetown's outstanding scoring threat, yet because of n -Jews well placed Jabs from Old Lady Misfortune, hiu brilliant play- Ing has been so- overshadowed that be Is more often referred to as the .Hilltop goat. \ThIs year Scalzi has won games .single-handed on some occasions, and on ethers spurred the team on to victory, yet two outstanding breaks—the unfortunate kind—hnve made folks forget his roil value to the team. Scalzi scored Hie wlnlnj touch- d- wn In . Georgetown's first game .of .the season after a beautiful- piece of broken field running. His field'goal 'from the 37-yqrd line gave the Hilltop eleven the points -that cinched Its second game ol the y.»r. . : :In tha third game of the ueas::i ,s?4tnst West Virginia Wesleyan, SctlzT scored three touchdowns In •.:. Johnny the Brst period;' all on runs of more thin 50, yards. Those, points T*er' enough to'win the game, althotigl It la'er.proved to'be a walkover. Then C«m* Mlifcriunc Finally'otortefoini tackled tlv tough West Virginia Mountaineers Ai}4 then.'Johnny got hlo nrsi fr«wn Irom .the 'Fates. Birtnisc'bf West Virginia got of a long punt,to Scalzi, who/ wns playing .safety. The ball looked as Another Redhead 'President Cleveland Once Ordered Colorful Battles Discontinued. Secrest Lead Ark. Next car RITZ THEATER Tuesday a^d Wednesday NFA Service Th' Yaririy 'n! Navy athlelic rc- latinis are on the mend, apparently. Tlij forthcoming charily grid yame Is looked en ns a itllch in tin; wound- "I'was In the year 1804 when (lie first Ijreak camp and then by tlie, order of President Cleveland. Wfry?JA hero on the University of Plor.- nc-caiisc some fiery old gold stripers!'(In campus tills fall lias been Legot into duels after game. iHcd) Uethea, above, captain jof the 'Gator foalbnll team. Rwl's Think nf It! Dueln Ilowzal'forjP 1 ' 1 * lllatl « the Florida fans forget "" " '-" there ever was a Camionball Clyde IOOKS Shoppliif for Ivorjr - . Ao fcctb.ill warns, the ivory m kct picks «p We hadn't, noticed, probably because of the inten.-lty of .the football business, that the busiest stock listed on the ivory exchange during th; iast few-weeks was the Phillies, common. The Phils sold Lester Sweetland t-'.'the Cubs for cash. They traded Lefty ' O'Uoul anil Fresco Thomp- ion"to Ilie Robins for Pitchers Elliott and Dudley niid Ilcokle Out- fli'lcter Lee, accepting a little more cask In his deal, too. Then they traded She r (stop Tommy Thevenow and Pitchen Claude Wllloughby to bound over the tell. hj Pirates for Shortstop Dick Bar- 7"'"V*'* • " - nvimi uuuiiu ty*er [lie 10*1 Unfeso toe Q. U. quarterback tetit*c4j:7riie ball deceitfully siow- ti lip as; it. neared the goal line, and a Mountaineer came thimder- tof do«r*-'the field, Intent •" upon g thei-punt as near the goal ; as possible. " 1 ; did •the : : thing that appeared wisely to him. He threw himself in-front of his opponent, in an i-ffort>tb block him off until the ball could rcll over the goal line. As he did so, his foot hit, the ball and sent it skidding over the last White liner-anybody's ball. A West Virginia player triumphantly flopped on the'pleskln, the Mountaineers had their winning touchdo,wn, anU Scald had a |ri to live'down in the eye:! of the football uprld."'". AUoonent A(a1nst Spartans The rieil] week Georgetown took on the "uridefsated Michigan State and The Phils are a lull-end club, of courte, and clubs of that nature ore supposed to sh'-p around and'try lo better themselves. But the Phils didn't help tlwir stock any by sell- Ing a pitcher like Swcelland to (he Cubs. The other two deals may prove beneficial. Barltll on Ills Way The fact that DID YOU KNOt^TOAT— Sandy • Wiener, Bill. TiWen's tennis protege, won; his letter' at Vale this year; appearing In. the Harvard game -a tew 1 ' minutes before the first half ended,:':-'.-. Earl Sande,' your Jockey friend, wh-...sings a mean, vt«nor,. gave a recital the othsr evening 1 be ; fore the Klwanls Olub ; nt >Alexandria, V«... > . Wonder If Earl "toimd" his voice singing 'to those horses he rode. ;•-.' : . • The way they ran Eari must have sung basso profundo.-.-.-.'-. .v-Wild Bill Mehlhorn .again haa t«en omitted .from .the-list o?, those selected to x piayi in the qualifying i matches "of _ the :RVder.'cup tournament. .' . . Bill doesn't seem, to' get, along, with trie .big shots of the.P..q.: A, .' . . He's plnylng a serles^.of'matches in Japan this wlnlerr: i. .-;• • ,;, % • ,^ i\ -.- f .-. t - , .; which in'ciu'Sed s'oonus for gallant- rv In'VfHnn •:> - - . ry iri'a'ctioh. 1 said Averill when (((res on the check. color? The world was a gaudier place then. "Yellowed old new.s- pa|)fr clippings on Hie at. Annapolis loll how the tw? academics hated before th? linn of,the century and how diplomatically the president separated the service boys. • * » . nut the Spanish trouble apparently made war fashionable again (or a grid ganw was scheduled In 1899. '11:2 teams kept right on playing every year until 1000, when the death of a .We./t Pc-int player i in a game with Harvard caused the ' tusag.ernjnt (hat year with;.-the Middies to be canceled. '•;•-: • . Exceut for the suspension' of fooiball .activities'- in the 'war years of 1917 and 1018. trie five years' .haitus from '9i to'98 Inclusive, and llic canceled game in 1909, Hie'tvo sen ire schc-ols liave entertained Kica other on'the gridiron continuously dnce'1890, wten this famous Jcotball series wns inaugurated. ' In 1893,-' the 'records show that the heads cf West Point complained that, the Midshipmen were awful ugh out then?, but, nothing ex- the usual aftcr ; the : Eame bates and challenges to pistols at 20 ej anicng" tlie'grads came of it the following year. Then .. Crabtrec. of Brotherly Love. Everything was lovply. iirbody- dueled and there were tew, ruckuses after HM games. Six contests in a row were held in Philly. ...:.. Tile 1905 Rame. was played at Princeton. President-Roc:i:velt attended. There was such a loner, muddy tramp" to the playing field lhat npbody. ever weiit back. .New. Jersey niiid is the 'reas-.n, they say, why Princeton to this day. tins no football players. -AiVd' the • future generals and admirals went back" to the city of Brotherly Love for their games until 1913. when -N.3W Ycrk City 1 first- witnessed tl:e classic. The, games have see-sawed bs- tween-New York and'Philadelphia ever since, except iu '24, when It was-played' in Baltimore, and in •23, when 100,000 iwrsonG saw the 21-21 lie in'Chicago. d«nt rf the 'c .'NEW. pRLEANg;.. (UP)'-cbioncl iu. By/Myefs, New prleaf^..sUBe.r- totenjent'. .' of : police^ has.-,, a firsi narne."that' causes ' lots .of -trouble. . But IK? "Hu" joes, as is, apd Is •not. 'an abbrevlafipri of "Hugh" bui of Jehu, .{he Biblical 'gentleman -who was .'a fait.'chailio'teef.''. ; '' merged; The Braves, '-however.: senj; him to the Cardinais, hliu'BiirUlgti ' '' ' .' was 'punished -by sent to BTColclyn, ; but. a year later he"turned"aro'uiid arid niadp the team that~a]moy/--vdn thc"Nftj- tlonal League flag! Kikt Cuyler !wai traded to 'the Cubsi then a. fogrt'i place . team. .-The • duL'oolt • Wasn't bright frr' either 'Crimea. Wright "or Blirtell, but tW baseball fates 'smil The fact that Barney Drey fuss! ed on all three .after . Bariiey sent traded Bartell to a tail-end club 'cm down the rlveV;. ' ' !.- : helps to confirm that ntmor about nn argument between the Pirates boss and llvj shortstop over th= sublet of transportation to the Pacific coast, where Bartell lives. It locms to be one of Mr. Dreyfuss' habits to trade men to the cellar when they argiy> with him about money. ; Lnst year, after a thlary dfifer- encc. Barney sent Burleigh Grimes Different Handling' There arc different ways ' of handling: 'ball -'• players. Dreyfuss rules his ivory charges rather 'rigidly, and Is not ft man to be argued with. Cleveland provides a contrast:' When Earl'Avcrill cranked his' flivver at the close of the ; l?3< campaign and bundled up Ihe'wifi and kids l r r the trip back-to Srio' team .that had tied Michigan beaten Colgate. Lat« in the hall Scalzl caught a short pass and lit out lor the goal line In a tearing hurry. He crossed It some 47 yards later, with a, h'-rde of Spartans scurrying behind. Tliey got "Tftiere just in time to watch, him ' kick the extra point' At 'the i tart of the second half ScaM gathered in the kickoff, cut -'•' for the sidelines, and then departed for. the goal. He passed the :. middle of the n«ld with a burst cf -' speed .that made his Interference 'and opponents drop far to the rear, 'and scored after a 95-yarct run. He again kicked the extra point — O«dr»;town won, 14 to 13. Then -the Hllltoppers tackled .Boston College. ScaUi was again . the outstanding Jtar in a 20-19 victory. Folks were beginning t:> for. get that West Virginia game, when ." Sc*W got his worst break in tho . '»nnu«l tilt with New York Unl- Terslty. The two teams struggled! through three periods on a soggy, treacherous field, with neither icorlng. • Georgetown completely outplayed -1U foe, inopportune fumbles niln- )n» every scoring feslure. - ' .,' . ' .Tw» Mnte Were GlfU .-- . Late in the last peri->d N. Y. U \. recorartd a fumble on the George ;":.. town six yard line. They gained "'', 'Jnrt four yards on four p'.ays, so ; -6. U. took the ball on Ifcitwo-yard .itiipe. Scalzi dropped back of his foal line to punt. As he got the baU away he, inadvertently stepped out of the 'end zone, registering an iuirinatic • safety for New York Unijrtriity. The'Viclcts won the to the Brnves. and It api»an;d tori komish; Wash:,"Gene'ral Manager a time that Grimes had been sub-lBIUy Evans handed him a ch*rk '•-• \ -, j(Uck rtrtwns >, \, .,. .'.'Wha'^a couple of meiil'i; \\ drfelCliif($^> Nam'e Causes Trouble CLASSIFIED . *- ; . • . . - Now, taatead of Hero Johnny. rtbty. caU : him Scalzl .the Hilltop toat-Trml is— the common f-lks ' ipeak -:Uua . disrespectfully. TTv play«» emll him th* best quarter ' b*ck ot>; the Kiuad. Scalzi . j just ; calk it nothing: at all and changes ' TAX PAYERS In Drainage District No. 17 "••.• * •. 'The tax books will be closed to payment bibrain- agc District Number Seventeen 1930 taxes, at close' of business on ' ' ' ' •. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20,1930 Pay before that date and avoid payment of penalties. W. W. Shaver, Sheriff and Collector !;veland ordered.the boys 'f for a: £|iell. ... The way the president Worked it as like this:- he.'simply : stated nt neither team was. to. play a ,otball game off its home'grounds, i llils way, he was/'-'assured' c: veral hundred miles "of .distance ct'.recn the teams. " •" : : After five years in the cpoling-of: rcwss. they came together in 1W9 i Philadelphia—the city, 'tis's • I." FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., Dec. 3. <U!')—Earl Secrest of Hope, was elected caplaln of the 1931 University of Arkansas football Seam Ian night. Homer Ledbetter, halfback, was chosen sub-eaptaln. Toronto Taxi Drivert ..,.•-. • Fight Fingerprinting TORONTO, Oin., Dec. 2 (UP)— A new. city ordinance requiring all 'roronf. Uxicnb drivers to uibmft to linger printing for ldenlincatio:i after January 1 has met opposition in lh.j city council. Comptroller Claude Pcarce, cj the city council said the past, associations of finger printing made it odious for taxlcab drivers. Pearce also objected I'- a provls- ion or the niw ordinance requiring the installation of taximeters in. nil ca'jj. The requirement, he said. ' a "great injustice" since ths (ors cost {200 each and only were made in the United States. KANSAS COrEDS HONORED LAWpENCE, Kas., (UP) — Four students in the .Colleae of the University of Kansas,.Helen Hungerford, Lawrence; Janice Poole, Par sons; ;Minniq Stnmbaugh, Burdette; and w. Robert Sayers, McOun'e, were .elected, to .'Phi Beta. Kappa, patipnal honc^ary ' i>ch6lastic.'soc- iety recently by the executive council of the chapter of-the' University. . TUNNEL PRTECTS CHILDREN WATERLOO. la:, (UP)— Waterloo has answered the. question:of safety to tche'il children by-'building a tunnel under one of .the pity's mains:treets,. which, children' mils' cross to.-gst to the new. school. ! The sujKrfltlal area of the earth Is 100,950,000 square miles-139,100,000 square miles of water andn 55,010,000 square mi!,?s of land. BOME THEATRE Tuesday—Wednesday — Thursday The love-life of ;i famous bcHuly brought now to the Talking Screen in a purfoct production! A LADY'S MORALS MANHATTAN with Clatidette Colbert • Charles Rugglcs The Saturday Evening Post Serial—! 1930V best selling novel! Brought jo life!! Travelouge and Comedy. . Adm. Matinee and Night— 10 and 25c. Coming—Friday & Saturday —Vaudeville—with Pictures. with GRACE MOORE (Broadway and Opera Star) REGINALD DBr>'NY WALLACE BEERY JORYNA HOWLAND Comedy and Review. Matinec^rlO' and 30c. Night—15 -and 40c. Coming—Thursday &. Friday —Richard Aden'in "ONLY SAPS WORK". Cominp—Saturday — "THfi PASSION FLOWER"—with Kay Johnson and Charles Bickford. Coming—Sunday & Monday —"MADAM SATAN". OL 1 BATTERY. . . YOU'RE SURE STAYING WITH ME THIS WINTER I Take the drain off your battery these cold mornings. Keep your temper calm by using the giant- power fuel. 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