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BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS y V Lead^Melts' From •''] £ ; Barnes To 6'i Which Is .' • >-' > r-»i ?V ••'•'•- .. -^ j '-.*•' r. . v • , BY GEORGE KIRKSEY United Press Staff Con esponilcnl HEW YORK, July 13. (UP)-Tlie question before (lie house Is: "Arc the Yanks tottering?" , The Yanks will Invade the West In their most precarious position this sensrn. They have just lost five In a row to the Red Sox, and eight out of their last 11 games. Their American League lead has melted trom 12',!. games to 6V-. Their pitching and hitting went sour at the same time. Against the Red Sox, they averaged x>nly 22-5 runs per game as compared with their seas.n's average of nearly s\L. The Yanks have had only three pitchers, Bump Hadley, Steve Sundra, and Alley Donald, go the route ,_and win since July 1. ,Tlielr aces, Red Ruffing, Lefty Gomez and Monte Pearson have bogged down in their latest efforts. , The Yanks' showing In the All- Star game, in nhlch Ruffing pitched a creditable three Innings and Selkirk, Gadcn and DlMnggio drove in all three ' of the American League's runs may give the world champions a lift. Donald, the spectacular rookie who ' has won 10 straight games without defeat, has been named to fare the Tigers in the Yanks' open- Ing game today In tlie West. Buck Nesisom, v,ho glories in lacing me Yanks, will oppose Donald. Last time Buck hurled against the Yanks they beat him, 1-0. The National League returned to ccmpetitiin last night when the Pittsburgh Pirates blanked the Brooklyn Dodgers, 3-0, and handed Whit Wyatt his first National League defeat belore 29.481 at Eo- D<)u.s Field Mace Brown, used chiefly for relief roles, started lor the Bues and doled out sk scattered hits. Uosd Waner's douole, Arkle Vaughan's Infield hit, Johnny RIM.'S sacrifice fly and Klein's sinjle were coupled in the first Inning for two runs. Lloyd Waner's tecona double in the seventh dicve the Pirates' other run home. It was the third time Bro»n had started this year, and his fourth vlct-ry. T '~0 Wnl|n--J T,o a o"i In^-l—i; the' Reds and Giants, will tangle m a uuee-gtune scuts at tna Fulo Grounds, .vriUi Bucfcy Wallers, wno has notchcS 13 victories, and Manuel Salvo, who has won only four games'but who has beaten Cincinnati twice, facing each other on the mound. Less ot Ival Goodman, Reds' hardest-hitting outfielder, as a result of his all-star game injury, has robbed Cincinnati of some of its puncn. Goodman, nursing a dislocated shoulder, 'will be out two •weeks.'-His place «111 be taken t>y Nino Bongiovannl against right- handers ana by Frencn Hordagaray against southpaws. Yesterday's hero: Mace Brown, Pirate relief hurler, who darted last night and blanked the Dodgers with six hits. BASEBALLJTAND1NGS Northeast Arkansas League W. L. Pet Caruthersville, B 4 661 Ke»p.rt 7 5 .533 Paragould 5 7 .417 Jonesboro 4 7 354 .Night, games: Southern League W. L. Pet. Memphis 47 34 ggo Knoxville 45 37 .540 xAUanta. 45 33. .543 Chattanooga 45 39 5^5 xNashville 37 40 .431 New Orleans 40 46 .465 xBirmingham 36 46 .439 xLim-BOck 32 47 .405 x—Night games. National W. L. Pot. Cincinnati ............ 44 2 6 629 New York 40 33 548 Brooklyn 35 34 M1 St. Louis 36 34 .514 Chicago 39 37 513 Pittsburgh ....'....... 35 34 .507 B °5ton 32 38 .457 Philadelphia 21 46 .313 ' American League W. L. Pet. New York 53 22 .707 Boston .'. 43 2 5 .632 Chicago.. . ..40 33 .548 Cleveland .. 40 34 .511 Detroit 33 35 .514 Washington 32 45 ,410 * Philadelphia ., 28 46 ,378 St. Louis 21 53 .284 Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas League Night games: Paragould 10, Newport 2, Caruthersville at Jonesboro. Southern League 'New Orleans 8-0, Memphis 3-3. Knoxvllle 12-3, Chattanooga 10-0, "•,," Night „ _. , ^Atlanta,at Nashville,-two.- f^^'^Birmingham at, Little Rock. Fastest Gat He Ever Gliased ' (•hat's n cheetah out in front of the greyhound, imd he left the speed demon of.the canine world prac- ically standing ut the post in n recent feature rnce'nt Aidershot, Knetand. The spotted kitty was siih- citutcd for the usual mechanical rabbit, and'Iri two seconds, from-a standing start, wns going .15 : miles • ' ail' hour. . - 13,1939 irl Meets Boy-With A Danish Diploma! Calls ' Worldwide Pr op osa Neo-Neutralily Today's Sport Parade By Henry HoLcmor* --™* Move Up- From Fourth NEW YORK, 5 a story about Jimmy Grippo, nd It Is a shame that he isn't >ere fis I write it, because If ho ere the story undoubtedly would .e a. Pulitzer winner nnd earn me . niche In prosperity large enough o accommodate my 183 pounds-of nrd, lean fat. Mr. Qrlppo, let me hasten to iplaln, Is tlie manager of Melio jettum, the light-heavyweight £r/^V.TtoL"te£' •hnmplon who defends his title •>,,„- ,, , ' Billy Conn. In Madison . T '"= Smokies charged To Woco Peps Win Easily Over Locals Blythcville got more tliari an eyeful of Hie Woco Peps of Memphis, mid-south softball champions and 1839 national -title aspirants': at Haley Field last night when the visitors easily 'trounced nn. all-star team o! the City Softball League. Tony Ferari, ace.pitcher of the Woco Peps, hurled the first three innings and held the Blythevlllo ''liters helpless. His successors, , Williams and brlffUi. did about as ns y on v a on fWrlh ffe "' "' e B W' CTllIe segregation e Garden toZht Mr oriZJ lo sccoml P Illce yesterday on the ' threatening only once by loading •mims to be a ww>otist and savs mom ^ mn <* a double victory over «« bases late in the game. The .numb 10 UD a nypnousi anrt says ,,, n . , . ~. .. J . „ Yn i,, m™ r>i.t ^nr «u.-.,»4i.. i,~~. Second. (Place Behind ; Memphis Chicks ' By. United press The Chattanooga Lookouts were down nnd temporarily out and the NEW YORK (UP)— "Neo-neutral Ity"— whereby a worldwide Woe of nations would pledge severe meas urcs against warring natlcns— t. urged by Dr. Gcorg Colin, chief of the International IAVI Section of the Danish Foreign Offl.ce. Dr. conn said neo-noulrallly took no sides but disqualified either a war of aggression or a, war of defense. under the plan mediation Arbitration and solidary economic political, legal or military pressure up-.n one or bsth warring slates would be the weapons employed. "Nco-neutrnllty deals with real- compromising task of fighting war In nil Its farms to the utmost and of wcrking for pence In the interest of the outside states and in the Interest of the belligerents j themselves," Dr. Colin said. "Under n\e hundred mcmbeis ot the American Federation of Actors gathered in a New York hotel to decide mincd y3 iiot I'' Vu7iM ra tnc ar i o <letCr f °" " nlon cllalges 1 8 nlnst P r£>sldent s °P We ^^^ and Ral P h Wliitehe-id, executive wrctarj turned the the belligerents that they wllUake mec(ln E Into u nenr-rlol which culminated In the girl-man battle pictured above In it Helen John on sides and enter the war. Faced with blonde chorus girl, socked mimic Ernie Mack (dishevelled head to camera), In ; the eye, then bit his' .f™ U.eouh- pleas of the warring parties, traditional neutrality said: 'It is not certain that you ivill convince us;' Neo-neiitrality says: 'It Is certain thai you will not convince us.' " Defines Aggression Theory Dr. colm said tlie "theory of aggression" was denned so that certain powers saw it as imposing the duly of general participation in war when it accorded with their own poltical interests and as not doing so when it was contrary to their interests. "Neo-ncutlarity deals with realities which can gradually acquire real value for the preservation of peace In the .world," Dr. C:hn said, neck because, she said, he wouldn't let her .speak. Steele-Cooter Society—Personal I Atlanta nnd Nashville nlsd split a hKuls U P tan that helped to keep I put him In tv trance and twin bill while Little Hock defeated ule sccrc dovm ' tm awhile, rittde Win a. great fighter," Mr.; Birmingham, 9 to"2, in the opening 3rippo will tell you with, all serl-1 of the!r - cellar seHe ' s> ^" K Ifosters ta Bridje.Club Mrs. Glynn White wns hostess to her Tuesday Bridgeteers and one guest, Miss Christine Barnett, at her home Tuesday afternoon. opening ; However there was never renlly The Smokies' leading pitcher, Ed a pinch hitter m the seventh !n- "ti.iitir. n. „„ -i t\ nvl "Y"!^ J-ucaniiy uueniuun. ±" e »±"f S£"„ » ,"?":- The high score ^rl z e went to Mri; .can do with boxers I can do svith nlng, tying the so:re ai. 10-10 and Joking. I am quote serious. ' '- t. 'As before, .It, Is a shame j ' •hat Mr: Grlppo j isn't here weaving, mystic business over my head, n no time at nil, if he Is tellng the truth, he could fill me to over- Sowing with .the literary muse and make me'a combination of Conrad, DeMaupnssnnt; tlie Bronte sisters, md Babe Ruth,-who, when he was V Christy, Walsh, was Bud Hafey, now of the majors, in the Smokle outfield; led to a Knoi- vlilo decision in the nightcap. To Offer $2,250 In 1 Pemiscot Race Meet CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo,, July 13 —Purses totaling $2,250 will te ortei-cd in the four-duj' racing meet of 'ihe animal Pemiscot County American Legion Fair, it was an- John Gaddy didn't have his usual ncunced here yesterday by Ocorge stuff for Memphis in tlie opener Gray, superintendent of the meet, and the Pelicans drove him to the I'he.racing dates will be Thursday, showers In . the fourth Inning. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oc- Prank Veverkii, the Chlckasaws' lober 5, 6, 7 and 8. ' handy man, moved from first base - Gray said there would he no en- to tli epitcher's mound nnd was try fee for ccn'testanls this year, no raked for three more tallies as tlie deductions in purses, nnd no charge facile pen of,.the '.lay. Some of the Bnlje's world series .analyses composed between hot dogs,'\yere ,'jittle v'gcms. A man .iilglit,/go ••even '.further arid say .hey vvcre very, very "little gems. 'Mr.'Grippo will send Melto Bct- tina info the ring tonight in his /ery'-best grade A, all-wool, doublc- dipped; trcii^e. For small fights Mr. Grlppo does not bother to give Melio.a fresltliypnoiic treatment, but. lets-him ' get. r along on the after effects' of the one before. But for the lust three .or four days he lias personally,'worked on every -•ell in his fighter's brain. Before .le Is finished with him today he will imve Melio reduced (or built up, according to the way you look it the business) to 175 pounds ot Swarthy robot, ready to do his! master's bidding. Mr. Grippo instructs his charge throughout the fight. Not by word of mouth, inliid /on, but by thought transference, When Mr. Grlppo feels that Melio 's In need of Instruction, he gives forth a 5,00a-\valt thought wave- hat slices through tlie smoke that always surrounds a well ordered fight arena and bangs intO'Melio's ears. In these moments, when lelio is in distress and needs help quickly, Mr. Grippo turns loose thought waves so powerful thai )eople pick them up on their rnd- froni the . et:limK plM llp a " 8 10;3 vlotar »- f6r 5tn11 s » acc - l'«rse will be Veverkti and Jack Redmond of New divided into four monies, fifty, Orleans hit homers. In -the night- .twenty-five,, fifteen and ten per cap, Jim Henry mowed the Pelicans cent, to .the 'first four winning down on tour hits while Ills mates horses. All: four days of the meet got 11 ott Gordon Mtiltzberger for will be glvcix over to running races a 3 to 0 victory. - , > , entirely, the lengths ranging from Base lilts mined on the Naahville one-half mile runs to the feature park HS the Vols outscored Atlanta m " e "'"' scvei11 )' yards legion 13 to 10, In the first game Each' Derb} ' °" Saturday, with a purse . club secured 17- hits, with Gilbert , , and Williams of the Vols getting Oct - 8 > w 'l' ^ tlie .Gsldbiume Derby, four each. Jennings Poinclpxter vvltl1 a Illlrsc of * 200 - A tolal of $ 15i> gave the Crackers an even break ! " Ilur5c lllo » e i' ; will be offered on by holding the Vols to four hits In th!s last da >' Qt thc mcct ' Ior the the nightcap. Atlanta won, D to 2 scvcn "'""'"g "^ces that have been The Birmingham Barons, with | cardecl ' Orn V snkl five left-hand baiters In the lineup, swung futilely ngnlnst the offerings. Don Burton Will Be cf southpaw Cotton Braele, who gave up only six hits In Little Koek's 3 to 2 victory. The same scries are continued today. Goodyear,Meets Bottlers;. V-8Y To Face Ark-Mo !os 50 and CO miles cene of tattle. My guess Is that Melio Is going In City Softball League games nt Haley Field tonight the Ooodr year Tire aggregation will faen the Coca Cola Bottlers nnd the Arkansas-Missouri Power Corporation will meet Phillips Motor Com- for R four pony. Cox- and Harwell will form the 'o be lots of trouble tonight, and Goodyear battery with Ivy nnd that waves of thought from Mr. j Potter working for the Bottlers, jrippo will be breaking about his, Burns and Hires will team up for >icad like -combers on a Pacific Ark-Mo nnd Griffin atid Bevlll for ••ecf. Because Blliy Conn, the Phillips. Pittsburgh stylist, is a- cute and ' r ' lc ^ our teams arc deadlocked running article In that ring. Conn,' in " le -.'. Pittsburgh' 3, Brooklyn 0. /*,,*;,American League ' •' ReM Courier NeW w»ni twi*. *v 4~ ~* L •£ ,*t . *• master boxer and the best handler of his fists since Tommy Loughran was in his prime. Is ooking past Bettina to n heavyweight bout with Joe Louis. I think hell get It. Postscript: If Mr. Grlppo really Is a magician as he says he is, why is his name still Grlppo? It seems to me that he would have yelled presto! And changed it long ago.! to Presto 1 Even, which is to be' preferred to Grlppo. Not> a bad. name, that-Xjimmy Prestol I Shark Bombardment Urged GLASGOW. (UP)—Scottish fishermen want a little high-powered 'gunnery by the British Navy to 'wipe out thc shoals of basking sharks which won't stop basking in the Firth of Clyde, on ihe western coast of Scotland. The only effective \vay of ending the invasion, they believe, is to shell I the sharks from destroyers. ) htilf race with t\vo victories nnd two defeats apiece. Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Pnragould at Newport. .Jonesboro at Caruthersville. Soutlitrn League New Orleans at Memphis, night. Chattanorga at Knoxvlllc. Birmingham at Little Rock. Atlanta at Nashville. National r.caeue Chicago at Philadelphia. Cincinnati at New York. St. Louis at Boston, two. Only games scheduled. American League New York at Detroit. Boston at Cleveland, night. Washington at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Chicago. Bead Courier News wani »<ts. niiy doubt about-the outcome-after the uneducated masses so long as piri.n.vi.vm IIM™ D,™ i*.^tf^~» (he true objectives have not been disclosed to-them, nnd which, at •east In the field of international' relations, will be without effect when such objectives are in ccn- llict with lliesc econrmic and polit- I ica! interests of the state whose participation in war Is requested." Dr. Colin said neo - neutrality "places no limitations or conditions" upDii the'type war it opposed- nnd that' it was "not concerned" with the question of aggression or defense but merely with tlie "guilt" of the warring nations. Vast Differences Stressed "The differences between traditional neutrality and nee-neutrality are thoroughgoing," Dr. Colm said. "Traditional neutrality relied upon 'tlie two principles of unconditional state sovereignty and of noii-inter- vention. Its natural consequences were passivity nnd impartiality. These ctnseriuences were made the legal conditions for its recognition , and continued existence and -were at the same time thc means by which it could be enforced. Passivity and impartiality were thus the basic elements of both the law of neutrality and c-f neutrality jxilicy. They did not, however, sonstitute the real substance of neutrality and this point has often been overlooked or tnisundcrsto:d. Tlie essential fimclicn of neutrality wns to keep .the neutral country out of war, or more broadly stated: tu isolate and restrict war to'the belligerents. "Neo-neutrality has to some extent the same goal as had traditional neutrality but pursues it with greater energy,..nUrulsm nnd consistency under thc legal situation which is characterized by the polit- Icnl s:lidarlty of thc states and the right of collective Intervention. Passivity and impartiality must yield ,to an active and common front, t Equal regard for the rights of both ' belligerents nnd for their motives yields in neo-neulrnllt,y. and equal disregard for those of war In nil Its forms, regardless of thc motives or causes alleged for it. In this sense we may still urge a certain impartiality toward the belligerents. But this impartiality is only to be based up;n an equal disqualification of whr and need not express itself !n identical treatment of the two par- tics." Hugh for second high, Mrs. Michie Jr. received score pads for bridgeo and Miss Barnett a box of-handkerchiefs for traveling honors. Mrs.. White served fruit salad with tea. ice cream, cookies .and Iced Hostess t» Bunco Club Mrs. Lonnie Jordan was hostess and Misses Alt* Sue. Allen and Dorothy Weingfield of 'biirdon, Ark., are the. 'guests of: Mr. arid Mrs. Claude Jones and other re)a-, lives this:'week.' v ;. : • ' , .' • Mrs.. Claude Jones reliuried this .week after • spending several weeks at a hospi.tal in Arkadeljjh'la, Ark:; to her Lucky, Nine Bunco, club at • ff here she underwent -a tritrior oper r her country home jiear Cooler Wednesday afterncoii. ' . ' ^ The high score priae went to Mrs. Velme'r Campbclli' bunco and traveling bunco to Mrs. Clarice Qilll- land and low, score to Mrs. Glynn White. ' - . • The-hostess served stuffed' toma- tces, cake and Iced tea. -•'-*••*•* Mr. and ftfrs. Pred Ucdgers and daughter, Alice, o'fH Dorado, Ark., atlon. She is doing ;well:',' i Mrs. Vel'ma' Puiliam -spent/the first,of this-week iri.Osceola, Ark., w-ith relatives. :'•'.. I Fire Trucks Painled White ; TOLEDO, p. (UP)—While paint instead of red has been used'on the equipment of a new suburban fire" department here. . '. • ! Read Courier News want ads. . The feature race on Sunday, Foe Of Cecil McClellan . LEPANTO, Ark., July ll _ Don Burt:u of Blytheville, weight 100 and Cecil McClellan of Memphis, weight 1GO, will be matched for the main eight round go here Frl- I day night fea luring the weekly ' American Legion boxing card. McClellan fought In the preliminaries on l!ie Montgomery-Mulllns card In Memphis lasffall. S. C. Williams of Lepanto, weight 136 and Billy (Bloody) Pranks of Marked Tree, weight 140 will go four rounds. Sonny Bishop ol Lc- panto and Kid Pjllnrtl of Keiser, weighing each 122 pounds have been re-matched by public demand bout niter four bloody rounds here two weeks ago that netted a draw. Guy Plymi nnd Arthur Atkinson, negroes, will go four rounds. fV-JMs »r c |rt Safety Cmiri ' CLEVELAND, O. (UP)—Two hundred members of the Windermere Bicycle Club found Joe Doakes, nn imaginary motorist, not guilty of careless driving nt a mock trial. Object of the trial was to impress the cyclists with the need for caution. George Washington never wrote • his name In full, but always signed it G. Washington. Snake Causes Traffic Jam SPOKANE, Wash. (UP)-A 5',J- foot bull snake caused a traffic jam In downtown Spoknne. It appar- . __ ently lind ridden in from thc hills ~i on a car. Motorists nnd pedestrians stopped to watch it until Pntrol- nmn Dan Webster captured it with a wire and stick and turned it over to the humane society. City Itts 'Hopper Day REGINA, Sask. (UP)-There are apple days and orange da.vs and tag days aplenty in cities across the continent, but Rcglim decided to be different, and for a good cause. It held what was known as ."Grasshopper Day," when thc citizens and. city employes cooperated In spreading poison bait for the pests. OLD STYLE SOUR MASH KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY Now is the time to IGforDIAMON These are the days fortunate souls set, out. for the four wide corners of the earth . .. and the 'rest, of us settle down at home —minding the office, minding- the children, trying not to mind the temperature!Well—the man in .Dr. Conwell's famous sermon searched the world over for diamonds and found them in his own back-yard/didn't-he? i ' ' Maybe all the luck isn't packed in suitcases bearing resort and steaniship labels. This is the year'luck has a date with you right in your own back-garden, maybe! .•••'•' H Why not let the advertisers in this publication give you the newest hints on how to spend a modern summer .. .aided by all the enjoyable, inexpensive conveniences now available. Swings, porch and garden furniture, tools, cars, summer furnishings, cool clothes, good new things to eat and drink —; all contribute to happy living. Why not be cool, relaxed, comfortable, this year .., right in your own backyard!