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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 5, 1939
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BLYTHEVILLE, '(ARK.) 1 COOTIER NEWS '- Leonard Beats Yanks For \. Tliircl Time; Tabor Hits Four Homers ' f BY' GEORGE KIRKSEY J UniCed Press S<a(T Correspondent . NEW YORK, July 5 (UP)-Once .upon a time baseball tradition decreed thnt the two clubs lending Hie major league races on July 4 would go on to win the pennants, . but that, old gag doesn't go nn • -more. •, In Die past five years only on , club, the Yankees, has led on July 4 and won the peminnt. Ever National League lender on Inde pendence Day the pist five yeais has blown the pennant, ami the Ynnks themselves passed the -July 4 milestone on top and then were beaten to the wire. ' So Just because the Yankees nr Reds are riding lilgh today does not mean that they'll cioss bats In October. It's Inconceivable thai the Yanks can blow Uielr lead of 11V4 games, but Hie Reds' lead ot five games will take plenty of protecting Cincinnati nitssed a great op poitunity jesteiday to dig deep , into first place when the Reds lost the second game of a double ' header to the Pirates With the other contender falling all ovci themselves, the Reds, after wln- ' nlng the opener, 7-4, were In a position to draw six games in front Johnny Vahdcr Mcer had a 2-0 , lead going Into the sKtli, « 3-2 lead in the eighth, but Johnny Rlzzo's homer tied the count and Pittsburgh \\on in the ninth, 4-3, on Mace Brown's double and singles by Bell and Vaiightm. The Giants fell flat twice in Boston losing to the Bees, 3-1 and 10-2 Heinle Majeski's hitting won the fust game for Oannj MacRiy- den, and aii-elght-nin outburst In the Bill duelled the nightcap It Mas tlie Bees' sixth sb night ilc- lory. . The Caidmals and Cubs battled to a stand off, uitli SI. Louts ^Inning the openei, G-4, despite three homeis by Hank Lciber, and Chicago taking the afterpiece in 10 innings, 3-2 Gabby HnrtneUs homer tied the score in the eighth inning of the nightcap and Gus Mancuso's single drove In the winning tally in the 10th ,' Brookljn captured both games I fiom the Phillies, 6-3 and 0-0, coming from behind in both games Rookie Art Paiks 1 double with the bases loaded in the eighth won the second game Emil (Dutch) Leonard made the Yanks'jump thiough hoops for the v third straight time this Benson as Washington whipped the champions, 3-2, In the opening game of their twin bill Leonard gave up only six hits Tlie Ynnks unliin- bcred their heavy artillery in the nightcap for nn ll-i triumph The Red Sox went "base-hit crazy" ns they hammered out 23 lilts to pummel the Athletics, 17-1 and 18-12 Jint Tubor, icconlly reinstated after a three-day suspension by Manager Joe Cionln, tied a major league record by driving in nine runs on tlnee homers, two of them with the bases loaded He also lilt a homer in Hie openei, giving him four for the day ^ Buck Neviwm let the Indians dottn with three hits as Detroit blanked Cleveland, 4-0 It Nensom's ninth win. Tlie second game: was: rained out. The "white So\ tiiuniphed twice mcr the Browns, 7-3 and 7-4, both teams playing without their managers. Jimmy Dykes and Fred Hnney, who nre under suspension by the league John Rlgney pitched four-hit ball in the opener. A five- run rally in the ninth, featured by Olhe Bejma's second homer of the nightcap, gave the White So\ n clean sweep. BASEBALL STANDINGS Northeast Arkansas League ' W. L. Pet, Caruthersville 4 1 Parogould 2 2 Newport , 2 3 Jonesboro ) 3 .800 .500 .400 ,250 Southern League ' W. L. Pel. Memphis .....43 30 .589 Chattanooga '43 35 .551 Atlanta ..; ....42 30 .538 Knoxville 38 35 .621 New Orleans 37 4j .474 Birmingham 35 40 .401 Nashville ;'..;'...;".... 31 38 A49 Little Rock — 30 44 .405 American League W. L. Pet, New York — 52 17 .754 3oston 37 25 Cleveland 30 31 .537 Detroit '.... 37 32 .530 Chicago 35 32 .522 Washington 29 43 .403 Philadelphia 28 42 .382 St, Louis ............ 19 49 .27£ _WEDNESDAY, • JULY •'. 5, -1939 D CtAiCDEL National Cincinnati W. I/. Pet, New York 37 St. Louis 35 Chicago 37 Brooklyn Pittsburgh ...... Boston Philadelphia .... 41 25 .021 Win Hulling Duels;' Crackers Bump Second Place Lookouts Twice By Uniled Press Southern Association clubs take he day off In deference to the apprcachlng nil-star game. But for the Memphis Chicks and Chaltn- iooga Lookouts the idleness also ifiords opportunity ta worry about .lie fact that they nre not burning ip the woods like Ihey were a week ago. Losing streaks of three and six games respectively, - are clouding he brows of the Chicks'and Look- rtits Memphis Is still ahead' by wo and a half games* but lhe At- anta Crackers arc driving from hird place only a game behind he second-place Lookouts. And -Cnoxville isn't so .very far behind n fourth; . The last-place Little liick Trav- ileis and the Crackers' revolted ignlnsl the Cliick-.ciiatlanooga rule n Independence Day double-head- rs 'the Pebbles bowled over Mcm- iliis, 3,to 2/J.and 3 to 1, mid At- anta wan Iron*.''the Lookouts, 10 o 2, and 1 to 0. The New Orleans Pelicans whip- icd the Birmingham Barons a to 8 nd G to 2, and the Smokies and Vashville Vols divided" tlie fourth Irecrackei festival, tlie Smokies Jones In "Iron Man" Role, Pitches Two Victories July 4th Before a large holiday croud the Number Nine team, undefeated leaders of Division A of the Mississippi County Baseball League suffered a 4 to 1 defeat at the hands of a league All-star team I at Lutes Park on Highway No. Gl, , south, jesterday. ,. Tlie Class B All-Slais of the county loop defeated the Monette Legion team by a score of 22 to 2. Huffman defeated Black*ater, 5 to 4, in a nip and tuck morning game. % 6 . ' Red Wilson was the Number Nine piteher charged with the defeat The All-Stars battery was Bledsoe, Weldon and Bud Lules with Wall catching. Bledsoe wa' .credited, with the victory. The Huffmah-Blackwaler gam in > the morning required 10 In nlngs. Jones, Huffman pitcher performed <;an ''iron man" reac > hvirltog the All-Stars to victory In the afternoon after winning th > -lO-lnnlng a-.omlng game. Quimby was the firs aklng the opener Li to> o and Vaslivlllc the nightcap, 13 to 4. In making It two and three in a row 01 er the Chicks In Memphis, Jttle Hock's puny batting attack vns sufficient behind the effective nirling of Cotton Braille and Hank larrls. The Pebbles were oiithll in )Clh games, but their few blows verc well-timed, the second game being .won with three runs-'In lhe sixth Inning. A 15-hlt attack off three Chat- :anooga pitchers netted Atlanta an easy viytory In the first gnihe. Onile Roblr.son, on the inoiimt for the winners, was frequently in trouble out the heavy-hitting Lookouts fizzled for the nonce In lhe pinches. The nightcap was a close pitching duel, with Hunan Harris winning over Red Lucas on a run his males ave him in the first inning. The first game at New Orleans as a ding-donger, with the Pels omiiig from behind twice bcfcre hey beat the Borons. Styetcr xalzi poled two triples to drive n five of the New Orleans runs, lobo Carson held the Pels at bay or five innings in tlie seccnd game tit in the sixth Uiey showered him •ith six runs, enough to win the attle and then some. Don Pnlford, econd of three New Orleans pitch- rs. .was credited with the victory. The Smokies made less hits than uns in the opener against the Vols. but n costly error phis n oiiple cf walks and four timely lits gave them seven runs in the ccond inning. Tlie Vols rallied to ake an 8 to 7 lead, but the Smokies vcn the game in the eighth when 3abe Young homered -with two on. The Vols' IG-hlt attack in the ilghtcap was too much for Knox- Illc to cope with. Have Busy i July Fourth; Shane, Branson, Hubbard Among Winners Cecil Shane''had low gross score in lhe Fourlhof July country club golf burncy yesterday with a card of 19 while Farmer England and Russell Parr; jr. tied for low net with 70's. ',..'•-• Jlmmle Bell had high gross and high net, ill and 95 respectively. Shane was : low on blind hjles syl'h 23 while Bell was high w.ilh 38. Cecil Branson won the driving contest with a total of 029 yards on three,drives. .The putting contest was -won by George Kubbard jr. who made gooxl one putt out' of three. •••.'"' Individual.medal scores follow: Prizes were awarded by the Calvert Distilling Company and Louis Applebainn. .'•-.;.', . : Lynch, 85; Pollard, 62; Shane, 79; Guard, 82; Traynor, 85; Ken- drlck, 84; Gee, 88; Morse, 82; Halnes, 88; Branson, U. S., 8S; Gojcli, 85; Florida, 95; Roland, 95; England, 8); Harwell, 89; Colcnian,' 87; Suck, 85; Bishop, 97; Hi'ibb'h'rd JSr.,'90; Becker, 101; Ivy, ICfi; Leech, 98; Af- Illck, \V. A,, 94; Seyinore, 98; Turner, 90; Hubbard Jr., 95; Phillips, 107; Parr Jr., 94; Bell, HI; Aftliek, C. W., 99; Harp, IOC. B. A. Lynch and John Traynor tied for tlie prize in a blind bogey event with 79's. W. A. Afflick and Tom Florida had 78's and E. B. Gee an 80 -with' W. J/ Pollard and Bob Kendrlck recording iVs. Questions and Answers Q. How can I make the upper part of my one-and-one-half-story home cool In Summer without going to the expense of extensive insulation? A. Provide large louvers In each gable end of the roof to circulate S - A I n ••'" r, B«U«C rim 01 me looi 10 circulate ize And rnce Factor's " ie ail ''" lhe 5 i' ace >«tweon ceiling _ • '•,- . • w * iVI '' Lj ln»i/l iTtnr /-v., \. t_ '-.;->_ .. -_.. . Are Considered By Administration aptures Feature Event At Fairgrounds J'uly 4; Sabbatmi's Time Best Lee Stickler, _•. local driver, won .he feature race In the first of a series of midget auto racing pro- rams at the Mississippi County ?alrgrounds track here yesterday. Hugh White was second and Art ,yles third. • "': : In the consolation race, Stickler icld the lead by half a lap until a broken hose connection drowned out two cylinders of his motor and ie was beaten In the , last quarter np.-by. Quamtah Moore at the vheel of Number' 33. The .races were staged as a fea- ,ure of, the Fourth of July celebration ^sponsored by ttie Dud Ca;on post ,of the. American Legion : or , the . benefit of the newi, police >roadtt>sUi!<* station here. Plans inve been inside to race the little 'llninder; bugs" each Sunday nf- crnoon under the auspices of the ocnl , legion' post, with proceeds icing used by the organization for civic improvements. ' • Due to rain, the track was In joor condition for high, speeds, but n spite of this til ere were thrills enough to please a large crowd. Best time of the day was made ay Hugh Sabbatlnl, who turned the one-fifth mile oval in 18 seconds. He was hard pressed by Carl Runkin whose time was 10:5. After the second elimination a large hole showed up" in the track which menaced the speeding cars but It wns quickly, discovered by the drivers who swung wide to avoid it. Stickler, driving tile Inter-City Special, proved a favorite of the crowd. However, n lenky fuel tank disabled his cnr and he was fore- Greater emphasis Is now being placed by builders? mid n'roliiu-cls on ro;ms that arc^ell planned to suit family needs, Federal Housing Administration officials point out • In Its examination of homes Hie mortgages of which nre to be insured by the Federal Housing Administration, the suitability or the home to the needs of the owner Is fully considered. She and, price of the home In relation to the family's Income, are considered as Important as- soundness of construction and desirability of location. Among the rules that guide the builder of modern homes today are- 1. A plan which makes it possible to go from room-to room with the fewest possible steps and the least disturbance of occupants of other rooms. 2. Wall space arranged for maximum utility. 3. Practical use of glass or window area. . 4. Simplicity of design. 5. Multiple use of space. G. Provision for seasonal- out-of- dcor . living. 7. Equipment and planning of the kitchen'to;- lime and labor saving. ,. . , , 8. An ensy-lo-get-nt-garnge with no-lot space-wasted. • . '" • 9. Adaciuatc wiring, with outlets provided for the convenient use of all electric appliances. 10. Arrangements for a laborsaving laundry room. -, 11. The orientation of the house and location. ; 12. Provisions for privacy, both in relationship of rooms in tlie house and in relationship of neighboring' houses. - Ample Storage Space In House Important - Federal' Housing: Administration officials point out that there should be ample storage space lii a home in order to adequately provide for the preper keeping of articles 'not in immc'dlate use. , , Bedroom cr coat closets used chiefly lor hanging space should be not less thnn 1 foot 10 inches in depth. 'Linen closets', should be about 16 to 18 inches in depth.. While it Is imp:ssible to fix n rule for the amount of closet space lhat will be universally applicable, It is advisable to have at least one :lcsct for each bedroom, a closet 'or linen, and one in which to hang hats and coats. Outer garments nre sometimes damp; consequently, the coat closets should be near the entrance door so that water and mild are not sprend through the dwelling. and roof. On Jilp roofs provide louver dormers. The louvers should be built as high, ns possible. Q. What Is the maximum amount I can borrow for home modernization under the recently amended National Housing Act? A. The maximum is $2,500 for repairs, modernization, and Improvements. This 1 -Is obtainable from qualified lending institutions, including bunks, building and lonr associations, savings banks, etc not from P1IA. Q. At what point does most hent escape from a house In Winter, and where does most heat enter In Summer? Can you suggest corrective measures? • A. Through windows and roof in each' case: Stonn windows for VVinter and awnings on windows exposed to the sun will reduce this window heat loss and heat gain. The roof can be insulated by various methods. torn. Will I have to replace then entirely? ..- • . ~A, Not necessarily.' If they art; not too far gone, the bad portion? may be cut away and replaced Place the post on an elevates masonry or concrete base. It- wil prevent rotting. Q. I am planning to put down n brick walk In my garden. If it Is placed over sand will It bulge? ' A. The chances are that a walk so put down will bulge. It will cost »ore to lay the brick over a concrete slab, but when this is done the possibility of bulging 'is ellml- Q. The porch posts of my cottage have begun to rot at the bot- Q. How long will I be allowed in which to repay a- loan for the repair of my home under tlie re ccntly amended National Housing Act? • ' ' A. Funds borrowed from lending Institutions 'qualified, under FHA's Modernization Credit Plan must be repaid during a maximum period of 3 years and 32 days. Q. We plan > to build a dining alcove In the kitchen. What Is the least amount of space' that can be used and still allov/ tor iv convenient alcove? A. it depends on"* whether the table and chairs are to be portable or built in. In the former type of dining alcove- the minimum desirable size Is-7 feet 6 inches square In tlie second type an area- 4 feet Q inches by 5 feet" will suffice Funds for such alterations may be obtained from qualified lending institutions under ! FHA's. Modernization Credit Plan. Q. Where can we get lileratvn-e explaining .the recent amendments o the National Housing Act? A. From local' lending instltu- -lons cooperating with the plan, 'rom various manufacturers, "dealers, contractors, from district and state insuring offices of PHA, or direct from Federal Housing Ad- nlnlstratlon headquarters in Wash- ngton, b. c. P,. Spaciousness Needed In The Living Room Due to tlie fact thai, the living •oom is the meeting place of the family group and bears the major Jortion of tlie "traffic" In a home, t should be the largest room in a I welling, Federal Housing Admin- strnllon officials say. The size and needs of the family' ind the contemplated use of a Hv- ng room will govern Its size, with roper Advance Work Helps To Obtain Satisfactory Job In painting the interior walls of older homes, Die home owner should first remove the thin layer of grease and smoke winch often clings there, although it iiiay^'nat be perceptikJo. Tliis' film which ,is most frequently found on the walls of kitchens, prevents the new paint from adhering properly. Painting is one of the many eligible improvements which may be made to the home under the.Fed- eral Housing Administration's Modernization Credit Plan. Where smirched walls'-are to be painted, they should first be washed with soap and water, to which a little ammonia may be added, and finally rinsed with'water; ' ; ' Cracks in the plaster should be well dampened and filled with a paste of plaster of paris or patching plaster. When the plaster of paris has hardened, it should be scraped' or sandpapered until it is smooth. It is likely lo be more porous than the plaster of the wall and should therefore be given preliminary applications of the paint to be us.ed on the whole surface. • "•-.-.Where the .PHA • Modernization Credit Plan of financing is employed, tlie funds for the work are obtained from qualified lending -institutions. id to resume the race In another 1](L. fcc L?, s , "'^nunimum satisfac- machine. "" "* The feature race which Stickler itory w should when Dave May o( Jonesboro running In first place blew out a rear tire and drove 15 laps on the rim only to crash into Jack Matlock's racer In the turn, Both cars were wrecked but neither driver was hurt. Hugh While, driving the "Ace of Spades." and Art Lylcs, wheeling "Old.97," tied xip on the back stretch, the crash forcing While out. White suffered Injuries to his neck and shoulder. Lylcs continued In the race, crowding the leaders and winning thlr'd place. Handling the starter's flag for the races yesterday was Walter Moore of Blythevllle, who is also a driver. width. The size, however, be enlarged to accommc- ,al furniture If a living room is intended for more ;lmn one use. A living-dining room, 'or example, should have added space for table and chairs, so placed that this additional f'jr- illure will not reduce the effective space of the living area. Openings, doors and window.-, should receive careful study In n living room in order that .sufficiently long and unbroken wall Yesterday's Result* Northeast Arkansas Ixsigiie Jonesboro 4-2, Newport 3^3. Cariithersville 9-C, Paragould 8-1. Southern League Little Rock 3-3, Memphis 2-1. Atlanta 10-1, Chattanooga 2-0 N. Orleans 9-G. Birmingham 8-2 KnoxvlUc 11-4, Nashville 8-13. American l.eapue Boston n-18, Philadelphia 7-12 Chicago 7-7, SU Louis 3-4 Washington 3-1, New York 2-11 Detroit 4, Cleveland o, second called in second, rain. National Boston 3-10. New York 1-2 Cincinnati 7-3, Pittsburgh 4-4 Brooklyn S-8, Philadelphia 3-6 St Louis 6-2. Chicago 4-3, second game, loo Innings. in • In , the United States to) wi airplane pilot's license. ' Head courier News want &dj, Today's Games Northeast Arkansas 'Lcafae Jonesboro at Newport. CaruthcrsvIHe at Paragould. Southern teague Little Rock at Memphis, night game. Knoxville at Nashville, night game. Only games scheduled. National League New York at Boston. Philadelphia at Brooklyn. St. Louis at Cincinnati. Chicago at Pittsburgh. American League Washington at New York. Cleveland at Chicago. Boston at Philadelphia. Only games scheduled. Head Courier News want ads. spaces receive the larger pieces of furniture, normally used. The living room, except in special cases, should be entered through a small foyer. Outer garments may be removed in the foyer, which also acts as a bulfer against, dlrccj Intrusion into the living space. When this is not possible the entrance to the room should be at the end of the room opposite the .window's. A condition to be avoided is that in which passage diagonally through the living room lo reach the other rooms is necessary. Mlllon sometimes has had mole Ihtm 300 words to a sentence In his writings. Complete Line of WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC Ranges and Water-Heaters WALPOLE'S ELECTRIC SHOP 110 S. Second Phone 314 Read Courier News want arls. Size And Shape Of Bedrooms Often Varies Furniture, privacy, proper ventilation, sunlight each day, quiet, and adequate storage space are factors which govern'the size aiid shape of bedrooms'In a home, according to Federal Housing Administration officials. Though sleeping and dressing are the main uses of bedrooms, they must serve often as places for study, sewing, or play, especially in smaller dwelling units.' cleaning and bedniaking are two important factors which ' must also be taken -into consideration in plaii- iiing bedrooms. If-beds.must" be moved to make them up,'or if this task .must be done from one side only, time and labor nre added to the housework.": ' ' "At least one bedroom which will accommodate twin beds is desirable. . • .'•:>• Plumbing System Costs Estimated The .Federal Housing Adniinis-" tratlon suggests to the builder of a new hoiiie that the cost of a complete plumbing system should be approximately 10 : per cent of the total cost of itrie dwelling. This applies to. small, single-family homes. Owners are cautioned against'in- stalling fixtures that are too expensive m proportion to tlie total cost of the home. .Recently issued by Pan American Airways ; we're "special "commuting" tickets for air travelers between Baltimore or New Ycrk and Bermuda. Twenty one-way passages no*- c:st the traveler $1000, a saving of $200 on 20 passages. PAINT and REMODEL NOW YOU CAN PAY LATER! This is the time of year to paint up your home and do any remodeling you want ..... prices are right and the weather is favorable for outside work. Don't let the lack of ready cash stop you you can pay in easy terms, FHA FINANCING THE ARKMO LUMBER CO. Phone 40 'Quality Service Hot Water Heater Is Necessity In Average Home Of Today A rapid and adequate supply of hot, water is just as necessary to the family, during the Summer months when the main heating Plant Is turned oft as it is during the Winter. For this reason a separate hot-water heater, or one that r „ i, , , ' V "" 1 ' E. M. Eaton Residence Is Being Modernized Among the residences behiK modernized is that of E. M. Eaton. 717 Olilekasawba avenue; A. portion of the living loom on the first floor was converted into a bedroom, n private bath was added to one of the apartments by rearranging a hall and the entire house, which is divided into several apartments, was redecorated inside and out. Convenience Chief Factorn Bath Plan Convenient arrangement of the ;ees.<m>-y fixtures is one controlling rmoT-n+ir.^ *» ",, j.-.-.... & .,». * t (Ctor in the size and «hane nf ^^,r r ?e»ara ^^»^ ™ luxury.... . Hot-water : healers may be. installed with funds obtainable from qualified.lending institutions under he Modernization Credit Plan of the Federal 'Housing Admlnistra- man. The two general classifications as applied by tlie PHA to the many types of heaters are "direct" and "Indirect." in the direct type the unit Is devoted entirely to the heating of hot water, -while In the Indirect type hot water Is a byproduct of the regular heating plant. Direct heaters can be obtained in types 'such as automatic units requiring storage tanks, automatic units. requiring no storage tanks, and nonautomatic units requiring storage tanks. : ~ In the indirect type a special coil is built Into either a hot-water or steam boiler through, which the water is passed and piped to a storage tank. During 1938, a total' ; df 2098 aircraft was produced in the United 3tates as compared with 2915 in 1937 and 2152 during 1936. planes produced )»!nt out. officials For a three-fixture bathroom 5 by 7 feet Is a minimum, as a rule. The most economical arrangement of fixtures in a bathroom is one in which the supply and waste lutings of tlie Ihree principal fixtures- are In lhe -same partition Tlie fixtures should he of good quality and well designed. Bathtubs should be not less than 5 feet 'in length. : , Bathroom-fixture '": fillings arenas important as the fixtures themselves. Essential qualities .are durable ' finish, sturdy construction, ease of operation and- repair! SYNIiY ' (UP) - At tl ,, the Meat Industry Exhibition here, flowers were shown that had been, frozen- in' Ice for 10 years. They still retained all their s original freshness of bloom. Tobacco and grain alcohol have not been proved . directly harmful to the eyes, but may . indirectly cause eye .trouble by attacking the general health. On the .other hand, wood alcohol injures the eyes directly and incurably. E.C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. BEAT THE HEAT WITH A COOL SHOWER! One of the most satisfactory ways of refreshing yourself these hot days is by taking plenty of cool, invigorating shower baths. After a shower you have new pep and^ bodily comfort not obtainable any other way, If your bath is not equipped with a shower your plumber will install one at a surprisingly low cost, BLVTHEVILLE WATER CO. ' Btrnard Allen, Mgr. "Water I* Your ChcaptJit Commodity".._.

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