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PAGE SIX Face Crucial Davis Cup Tilt With Australia BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Lefty, at 36, Looks Forward lo Greatest Season In IVk'jor Leagues By IIAKKV fittAVSOX Sporls Hdilor, NKA Srrvlfo NEW YORK. — Robert Moses Grove believes lliat '<ie is a bettor pitcher today than when lie was winning from 20 (o 31 games a sen- ton for the Philadelphia Athletics. The records indicate Hint O r ov3 is right. Up until Uil other afl«r- noon, when he retired with a dislocated little linger on his throw-1 Ing hand. Lonnconfug Loftv liiul 'won'seven contests and lest one, which is considerably nhenrl of the pne:> fiint swept the current star of the Boston Red SDX lo 31 victories and the A's lo their third consecutive American Leau.i:e pennant In 1031. With ; foiir shutouts to his credit, cirove again promises to turn in the best earned run average in the junior wheel, which he did In staging his remarkable comeback in 1935. In 1934 -It was suspected that young; Tom Yawkey gave Connie Mack $125.000 and Jtabbit Wnrstler and Kin? Kong Kline for a dcnd- nrmed Grove nnd Ruuc Walljerg and Max Bishop. But the removal of several teeth nnd his tonsils restored the wl?.- nrdry to Grove's left arm. and for the first time In 10 years of pilch- ing lie developed a curve and a change of pace. Grove. 35 now, bagged 20 gnmes in 1935, and expects to cop more than 30 tills trip. . ' . "My ami was too fast, to curve the ball when i was having those big years 'with the A's,".hc explains. I.efty Now llolils Fast Hall in Reserve Grove has better control and uses intelligence where once lie depended solely on overpowering batters. He still tbrows a faster ball than' any other left-hander, but no\v hurls the hard one only a.s a convincer'or to change his pace. Mack, who managed both, says that he doesn't see 'iio\v Grove oi' any other pitcher could be greater than Rube Wnddell, but American League hitters are doubtful after hein? blown down and curved out by the veteran from the Blue ttldgc Mountains for tl campaigns. "Waddell had a curve, the kind yon never sec any more," smiles I he venerable leader of the A's: "He could break it oif from your shoulder to-your waist'- or from your waist to your tinkles. With Mil.' curve he had blinding speed. 1 Face SeElcrs in Various Sof! Ball Department !• mil Going Tough. BY .!. I'. t'ltlKN'l) 'Ihe past week was a lough i in- for tliL 1 various leaders in lilyihovillf's Commercial Softball or not the United Slates will be represented in the final rounds of tlie Davis Cup play <lp- pi'ncls on these four young tennis stars, picked to play nyaitist the highly favored Australian clml- In the a>«e mulches at Qcrmnntown Cricket Club. Gcrniuntown, i'u, Wlliner Allison, Gene Mako. Donald Budge aiul Bryan (Bltsy) Left to Grntit. right they arc don't so? ho\v anybody could be faster I'inn •the linbe. "I dpn'l like lo compare plav^r? of Ihe past with (hose ol to:lnv. They I.iyad under different conditions. '.When you start Ihcm von arc Kablc to be unfair lo fcolh sroups. "The boll we use today Is livelier thiin t'ne bnll they used In llv olden davs. Sanieliines we would play a complete "nine \vilh onlj one ball. That, of co'uvsc. was help ' ful to the pitchers. "But the fieldlni is much more polished today. The players know iiiore nlavs. Tliey have hart the benefit o( the experience of the old-timers. "The equipment is superior and ihe toys take better ' care of it Tney have the stud with.which lo make eoixl plays and make the most of It. 'Coclirann Woulrl Si-llle for Grove of '31 "Wndell knew just what he was about whin lie was nllchhw. H« might have been slrmilo eno'if'a to have chasjd fire engines like a schoolboy in his leisure moments, Inn once lie put on n baseball uniform he was a thinker. I "I don't know if Grove lias r>)i' (lie sored he had when lie was with «s, but he seems abb to turn It on when he wants to. And 'm Is much smarter." Mickev Cochrans says that Grove • showed him a couole of rare liroks when I'h- ereat left-hander trim- m°d the Timers for the second time within 10 o'nvs in Detroit roccnt- lv. Mose has riven' . the v.-orld • champions just one run in 18 innings this season. He always could beat the Bengals. "What Grove snvs is tnie." as- csrts Cochranc. "He actually was too fast to curv the- MU whfn 1 cnxnht him In Phl'ndelnlila. Then we uvd to brenit his com-nratlve- ly'slight hook into tha dirt in a! clutch. Now he has a curve that Is a curve, becau.w he throws the hall wlih a sllnashot motion and it has time to lake the spin. "Grove still Is a wonder, but if I had my choice of the two. I'd take the Lefty who rifled.the ball down the allev for the A's in '30 and '31. Waddell must have been n marvel, but I'd still settle for the Grove of '30 and '31. There arc no pitchers around with the authority that Mose packed then." \Joblcv-Welch Match Features Scientific Grappling. BY J. I', FUIKNI) Kc.x (Tex) Mobley. the Aimnlllo (Texas) adonis and n disciple of clean, scientific mat sport, nnd Roy Welch, the Canadian Wildcat, are the principals on to- nljht's wifstlhiB program, presented by Mike Meroney In behalf of l>ic American Leylon at the Keglo.'i Hi't Bowl. The fust inntcn win bring lu- ceiher two other (opnotchers on the nialohitmkcr'.'i circuit, Balk Owens, 196 pound giant from Reno, Nevada, and the Nashville Bull of the Woods, "Wild Bin" Rush. These four members of the grunt and groan art will work over the ninety minute time limit with two best falls ou three BClthv! the nod. beginning at 8:30, fifteen minutes later than the usual starting time. . Wie.sllfi To Draw Three weeks ii(jn Mobley and Welch traveled the entire hour and a half ,wilhout cither g;t- tinfj the decision. . When lime was called each had secured n fall. Incidentally, bolh'- falls .'came within a minute's time, Welch pinning Mobley's shoulders lo the canvas In 32 minutes'nnd the tall Texan In sixty seconds less. Mcbley and Welch shelved the rough sWl. showmanship, and what have you, for tile evening and cave the fans as fine demonstration of wrestling as Harry Gray son NEW YOIIK—Willie Macfarlnne believes Hint Ihe upper Baltusioi course, where the National Open will be held, June 4 to (5, oilers the fairest and most searching test of sliolmaklny .skill that the irofessionals have encountered since the championship was settled at Winged Foot In 1929. "1 Judge a championship conr.se I ;y the number of dtlficull clubs | it compels you lo play in an 1C- :iole round," explains the vet- playing plans. 1 hit every shot : it came up." Danle comes from n goinit; clan, which Is more Interested In teaching nnd clubmaklnt; than hi lournainenls, The Bmidburn professional has wanted only one member of his family to become a good tournament golfer. That was Ills 11-year-old son, but the youngster desires to be a baseball player. cran professional beat Uol>- t'll Tyre Jones in a playoff lor Ihe Open title In 1925. "Say. for example, that the average tournament competitor lias 15 clubs hi his practical work- in,? kit. Well, Baltusrol will force him tt> take at. least 12 of tlie.SL- weapons out of his bag d'.tring a single round. "The holes at variable in length whole gamut of Baltusrol are and run the .stroke values. Splits Doiiblcheaclev, Con- iinues lo Shave First Place Willi W. Plains. terprelcd by Farmer Hums, Frank Gotch, nnd others. More honest- lo-gGodness holds were exhibited and clever maneuvering lo got free cf them, were paraded thiin in ninny other ninety minute matches here. Hrewoiks Likely The curtuln raiser promises to provide plenty of fireworks, likely cf Ihu opposite order, though. "Wild Bill" Hush Is known throughout (he Mid-South ten-I- tcry for his fondness of stretching the rules, such as. eye Bous- ing, kicking, hitting, etc., when thh rcfcice isn't lbcfchi|r. nnd clten when he is. On his two last appearances Rush lost both. He vi-as disqrallfied by refcree- prcmoter Mcroncy for hilling low in a rough and tumble encounter wilh "Schoolboy" Knox. A week Inter he was beaten by Mobley. two falls to one. In a match featured by attacks on the referee. In an attempt to give Rush a (lose of his civil medicine '.\w matchmaker brought in Oven, who also thrives on the modern style of "rasslln." Mike says tint Rush will have to step lively and may be forced lo discard his lacttcs by Owen. He Is extremely powerful in his arms and less, and features arm strangles 'and scissors. Baseball Results Today's'Games Southern T.eajue New Orleans at Little Rock. Nashville at Chattanooja. Only games. Southern League Memphis 5-5. New Orleans 2-2. Nashville 7-7. Knoxville 4-4. Birmingham 7-0, Little Rock 4-3 Chattanooga 1-4. Atlanta 0-1. National League Chicago 8. Pittsburgh 7 (10 Innings). Brooklyn 4. New York 3. Boston G. Philadelphia 5 (11 tunings). St. Loi'ls 8, Cincinnati 7 (12 innings). ' National Open date. League American I.eagne Open dale. Northeast Arkansas Open date. ] American League St. Louis 11, Detroit 10. Cleveland 7, Chicago 5. Washington 6, Philadelphia 4 New York 5, Boston 4 (12 1:1- nlngs). There are back-breaking par fives, ' two-sholters, easy par fours, full iron one-shot holes, and mashle pitch par threes. In other words yor. are asked to play a wide vaiiety of shots aiid must use your head in Kelectina Ihe proper Ipiplement. * . * + Average Golf Course iiiihf.s Few Clubs III niy opinion a course Is not necessarily a real test of headwork atltl mechanical skill merely because It is difficult lo score on. You could design a course with nothing but long par four'i holes over which II would be al- mcst impossible to break 70, but it wouldn't be a great golf test, "The chap who could follow a big drive with a succession of spccns or long irons would win. He could yet by with three or 'our clubs. "You'd be surprised lo know :iow few weapons a tournament ;olfer rses on the average course. Most layouts are nothing but Irive and pitch paradises lo a lop- light professional, or else the architect, gees lo the other e;:- renu- and stresses brute force. "My Idea of a course Is one that "CQiiires mental and mechanical Intssc—(lint 'mixes 'em up.' • as they Kiy of a baseball pitcher, nnd nakes yon play every club in the range scale. Balli'srol is that kind of a test. There'll be few 'dead- licads' in caddy bags- on the 193C National Open battleground." » « * H Was His I>ay OPT Work, So D.intc I.cd Qualifiers Jim Dante, who led the metropolitan district qualifiers, will play 111 his first National Open this year. What Is more, he will be playing over the course where he learned the game as a caddy 25 years ajo. Dante has heretofore given TO little thought to competitive golf that on only one other occasion (lid he attempt to qualify hi the Cpen. That was at Canoe Brook four years ago, nnd he failed to turn in a card. Although Dante had entered Ihe tournament, he felt that It would be a waste of time for him to try lo qualify. At the Inst minute he was persuaded to play. Inasmuch as It was his day off anyway nnd he had nothing else to do. As n result he teed off at Seawanc In the morning and at Inwood In the afternoon without having ever previously seen either course. I decided to play the ball nnd not the course, and was determiner! not to lose my head,' no matter what happened." smiles Danlc. "As n result, I made no Csccola and West Plains kept slcp at the (op of the Northeast Arkansas league yesterday, each halving two games with their opponents. Osceola split two with the Jonesboro Ciiniit.s at Jonesboro. winning the first, 9 lo 5. ancl Icslng the second. 5 lo 2. The Paragould Rebels stopped the tviissourians hy overcoming • a 7-riin lead to win 13 to b in Iho first game at Paragould. brt West Plains cntnc back to grab the second. 12 to (i. The Rebels knucked Tickvlch, league lender pitcher, out of Ihe box in thr second game only lo lose. Batesville and Newport divided tv.'o games. Bnlcsville winning the first, S to 7. bill losing the second; •I lo 0. 'Iliree pei-foc'. tcnm records v.'Oiit llu- wiy <)1 !hc boards; n bat- titi? chum]) fell and a new our cruvnrid; and two leadhif; rj|i- cbrrs suffered tlicir first defeat— i nil in a space of six days, i Robinson Hi-nit and i-'ainous I filer.), members <:l the Cotniner- (Cinl .Solihnll li'a«iro, wen; tioiii | beaten after running neek and ' ned: lor five weeks, Ulie coca C,v:la Bottlers, of Ihe girl's division, saw ;i two-game wlnnin slri'ak snapped and went into triple Hi! with Ihclr conqueror, .lack Applcbaiim, and the Bly- Ihi'ville Liiundry. licliinson Drug bowed to an alert and timely lilUini; Past line Billiard Parlor crew, particularly Maniner "Tiny" Glover, 5-2, Mo:i- duy nhjht, Two days later Dick Potlr-r & Co.. kFok vengeance nil on Joe Apiilelmim's Pamou.s t:tcrc. tlninks lo a brilliant ult of pitching by Marshall Blackard. who nave up his shorl field post lo !lll Ihe place of Verne liimcr. The score was 5-0. The two (Mimes brought an abrupt ending ,, ; to consecutive wins by John Hulland. Famous Store star; and Verne Rimer, Robinson southpaw ace. "Tiny" Glover Climbs ,I.ni ncs "Ace" Pvckett. Ark-Ma short fielder, joint leader last week with Tommy minis. K. D. Hughes Co., and "Shoeless" 13111 Godwin, l.lons club, was the only fine of the trio to get Into :ic- licn. In the two games Aee lilt safely but once In five trips the plate nnd ills: average skidded from .571 to .-173. Wil- Ic.ughhy Ilemphlll Glover, Taslime pilot mid ImtttiHj swatsmlth [cf Ihe last two.years, connected 3 lor 3 njainst Verne Rimer and look the lead with .011. However, his Iriple was ihe only hit oil Tommy Warrin^lon, Wednesday night, and his average was aander, and John Holland turned in shut-outs, the last two nicked en Ark- Mo Power, and each limited the Klectrii's lo but a quartet cl lilts. Tommy Waninglon opposed his older brother and held lo .six blows for a line dart, A l;:ise on Lalls with Hie bases Ii-'l tost E. Eubunks <Mo- MulJIn* a whitewash, though hi easily throttled the R. n. Hughes attack, 12-1. Famous Store dropped 57 j:olnt.s in two games hut clung to Ihe team lead with ! 2li'2, four (mints above Lions Club. East Arkansas Is hitting bvt Z'i\. and the Lions have the Iowa defensive mark. .820. Jehu Holland with tlx victor- I ics anil a single loss s'.lll leads I the regular pltcheis. His 1.03 1 MONDAY, JUNK 1, 1936 Southern Atlanta N'nslivJIlc Chattanwfa Little Rock .. Mirniin'^ham . N T ew r Orleans Memphis ..., Kno::vi!lc ... League W. ... 32 ... 22 ... 24 ... 19 ... 18 ... 13 Lcnli SI lows'Way To Club Golfers . In Sunday Events sliced to .571. Glover's batting spurt put him ahead in three individual hilling department, and a tie for a fourth. He has the most hits, 12; mcst total bases. 27; and runs butted in, 12. Jimmy Higdon, McMullin third. baseman, has three home runs, the same as liny, lllackard (Robinson Ding), bus scored Ihe most runs. 10. j' Puckctt's three dorble.s are good.' Potter (Robinson Drug) leads in triples with three. Famous Clings To Lead Chin balling averages did a nose dive before remarkable pitching. In addition to Blackard, Dan Warrington. Pastime rljtu-1 earned run a'. eiage is b^t union? hmlers who have appeared in as m Ov us ;fi>in' games. Jiv,m:'s fJmotlicrmiin (Lions); Charles Kemlie iMtMullin) and Marsliall Blackiird (Robinson) have won i.nii iaiiiB. In 17 2-3 Innings Eu- foanis i McMullin) has plven up l:c'. 1.1S earned runs. Tahnadge Huey (Hughes) has issued but six base on balls in as many sanies. Rimer (Robinson) is Iho iiTKihig strike-outer, with SO. lle iilfo has walked the most, -15. rlii!li]is Nu. I!{ Dircdor lius.si'11 Phillips bei'iunc tin; thirteenth league director when Jame^ Bell sold his Lions Club franchise to the Phillips Motor cnm- paily. (Thii 'Jicw stpnsor iin.- mediately announced that J. C. Kimiingham, a member of the Ford organization, would supplant Frank Whitwortlj as m ( lagei'. Whitwortli was signed by Pastime. (Pastime) .470: E. Glover (Pas- timel .434; IT. Taylor (Ark-M'o) .434; J. Apulebaum (Famous) .420; Taylor (Robinson) .420; Potter (Rctlnscn) .423; L. Whittle (Hug- St. I.oi'Is .. New York . Pittsburgh .. Chicago — Bcslon Cincinnati . Brociklyn ... PhikKielr.hia League W. .... 27 .... 25 .... 21 .... 20 .... 'M ... in ,... 18 .... 13 AllU'ritan New York . lioston Cleveland .. Detroit Washington Chicago .... Philadelphia St. Louis ... W. 31 2(t 24 2:1 22 19 12 12 N'orthcast Arkansas J.t W Osceola 13 West Plains 13 Newport 12 Paragould 11 ,!onesbt,ro 10 Batesvltle ' 'I Pet .727 .025 .521 .523 .500 .444 .391 .217 Pet KKl .535 .512 .45'' .41!) .403 Pet .721 .5:11 .535 .523 .530 .470 .3(10 '.280 Pet. .551 .501 .545 .500 .453 .313 Clash in Opening Girls Game Tonight; Cola Battles Nu-Wa. Coca The thrca-way tic for the top position in the yirLs' Softball league will be reduced to a two-team berth, possibly even to a one-teum spot at Haley Picld tonight when the Illy- thcville Steam Laundry air.l Jack Aptilebaum. two of the deadlocked teams, mec-t in the opening game and Coca Cola takes on Nu-Wa Oleanm, yet to ulti a game, in the final contest. Interest v;ill center aroun:! t'he nicellnj of th-.- Laundry and Ap- plebaiun's' store. The I/iundry took the measure of Iho Applebaumers on opening night hut bowed to the Coca Colas the next week. Applc- baum has not lust a game since the opening nig'.it setback. If Gussie Blackburn, speucllnll inirler, starts on (lie mound for Apiilctauni, it should make her club :ui automatic favorite. However. Ihe "master minds" at the i/iun- dry are whispering around lha(--J they 'have found a way to meet the ' Api)lcbaumers regardli'ss of Gussie. The Laundry has some fair hmlers and good hitters and regarding Ap- nlebaum's club a.s a "oue = -girl" loam, expects to show that teamwork is superior. Tile Coca Colas will enler the second game as favorites to win cvar file Nu-Wa aggregation. Tlio Cir-nncrs are due. however, after losing three straight, and tonlghl hi's> .121; C. Bunch (Hughes) .421; llijclon (McMiOlin) .411; Hrooks (Robinson) .368; Little (McMullin) .385; Saliba (Ark-Mo) .335; Wall (Famous) .380; Ganske (Ark-Mo) .375; B. Lutes (Famous) .375; Reed iMrMulllii) .375; Moore (East Arkansas) .318; Clear (Lions) .3!iH; D. Burns (Hughes) .303; Blnck- ard (Robinson) .303; Barnes (Pastime) .302; Ensiling mushes) .302; Haidin (Lions) .382; Cutchin (Piislime) .3-17; Gray (McMullin) .347; R. Lutes (Famous) .333; Maxwell (Lions) .333; B. P. Brogdon (Robinson) .333; Wilson (East Arkansas) .313; Burnliam (Lions' .313; Roberts (Liens) .308; Wright (East Arkansas) .303; Chitmou j (Fast. Arkansas ).308; C. Bevil (Ark-Mo) .308; C. Brojdon (Ark-] Mo) .308; R. Burns (Famous) .300; i L. Warrington (Robinson) .300. ! Curfew Law Herlvcd FAIR-PORT, O. (UP) — Curfew will ring again here following nc-1 sl!0111 « fi"'l them with a good lion taken by the Falrport Village j chance to take the Bottlers into Council after complaints had been i cilm P- Tnerp ts a chance tiiat last received that too many children '' were roaming the streets at night. Ringing the curfew bell revives an old village ordinance that has not been enforced for more than 25 years. 1 • i I ' week's one-sided loss to Applebaii may have upset the morale of the Coca Colas and. if so, Nu-Wa may scratch its first mark in the win column. Sausage KliiK Crowned KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. lUP) — Alex Woronka, a miner, has been proclaimed "Champion Sausage Eater of Kirkland." He consumed tour pounds of sausage and a loaf of bread in half an 'hour. MIMKOGIIAI'ITTN'G BUSINESS ft poi.rncAi. 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Lentl and Pollard turned in 77's without benefit of handicaps to register the be.st actual scores of the day while Florida's 77 was made with (he aid of his handicap allowance. In file putting contest, played concurrently with the blind bogey event. Lenti again came through this lime winning undisputed first place with a low total of 25 putts on 18 holes. G. G. Caudill was second with 2C pulls and Rus-ioll Fun- was third wifh 27 putl.s. B. A. Lynch was a step behind Pollard and Lenti in the be.st ac- ival scores for Ihe day with 78 on 18 holes. Approximately '25.000,000 ions of lime.stone arc used annually In the United states, chiefly in the smelting of iron ores. Northeast Arkansas T-eajuc Paragould 13-6, West Plolns 8-12 Osceola 9-2, Jonesboro 5-5. Batesville 9-0. Newport 7-4. Icebergs have been known to take as long as 200 years to melt, WELDING ELECTRIC ic ACETYLENE PROMPT SERVICE REASONABLE PRICES Barksdale Mfg. Co. ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOR LISTEN, PEOPLE! . . . 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