The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1934 · Page 6
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St. Louis Browns' Manager Has Mystery Team For 1934 Race. BV FRED BATI.EV United Prrss SU(f Correspondent CHICAGO iUP)-Rogers Horns. by. manager of- the St. Louis Browns, has become the "Trader Horn" of the American l.engue, coiiskifrlng the lltlle lie had to start trading with. With a minimum outlay of ca.sh and talent the former National league star, gathered the croimi of ihe 1933 crop ot rookies has . transformed the lust p];iir Browns of 1933 Into the "mysiery" team of 1934. Homsby is counting on ut least five of the minor league pitchers, a weak department of the Ill-owns lost, year, nnd the fifth a shortstop. International Star Jim Weaver, big right-hander •who led the Imc-rnntlonnl U-auiie with 25 victories, was purchased from Newark. Weaver has had previous big league experience with Washington and New York In (he American League. Buck Newsom, who lias had previous trials .with the Dodgers and Cubs, was obtained from las Angeles, where lie won 30 games while losing n last year. Jimmy Walknp, n right hamler, was brought up from (lie Browns' San Antonio form In the Ttxns League, where he won 15 and lost 11 games last season. Bill McAfee a right-hander who formerly pitched for Washington, wns purchased from the Columbus club. Rookie Shortstop Alan Strange, considered one of the best .shortstop prospects to come up in years, \s-as obtained from the Hollywood.League. Hornshy gave up a lot ot playing material lo obtain (he lad who hit .323 In.class AA company last year. Dick Coffman. formerly with the Browns and Senators, was recalled from Die Milwaukee fnrm. Paul Andrews, obtained in a deal with the Boston Red Sox, completes the new corps of hurling prospects. The holdovers on the Drowns' pitching staff are Bachelor, Hadley, Knott, Gray, Stiles and,Wells. Blaeholder and Hadley carried the big end of the load lust season. Homsby has .a fair catching staff In Roily Henisley, formerly n Cub and Red, and Frank Crubc obtained last Winter from the Chicago ,WhIte Sox In exchange for Mervin Shea. ;The Infield probably will be composed of Burns (U first, Mel- h'lo at second, .Strange at short and possibly Homsby at third if he can make the come-back grade. George Punchlnelll and Rny Pepper, both formerly with the Cardinals and ottol.ied from Rochester during the Winter, will compete'with West, Campbell and Q*rms for the outfield positions. YOU CANT KEEP A GOOD MAN DOWN BLYtHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BLW RYAN- iBy Krcnz Four Clubs in Each Circuit Have Changed Bosses Since l-asl Campaign HUGE TUHNOVER— 30 Spt.s .... By FKKK IUII.KY V-altf'il Tress SUIT (,'nrrespondml CHICAQO, III. (UP)— Thnt un- Red Players Get Chance To Win Attendance Bonus *f* - CINCINNATI (TJPI — A profit sharing system hfs been initiated by Leland. Stanford (Larry) MacPhail,! th'e"re'd-halred .Moses who lead the Cincinnati proposes to ot of ..... , the baseball wilder- years. SLOGAN ' ARE WSTIKEP VVKj SKCOHP FlPPUE IM TrtE GWHfS' ORCHESfflA. familiar figure baseball on the diamond when inns sen the 1934 mafor league bnsobnll ( season oiKas soon, more than likely will be' the new manager. Eight of the 1C clubs in the two circuits— four In each — \irnt changed malingers during the past year. .The trend has born tack towards plnyiug imvmigers, mit not nil of the new mnnngers will fce players. The IIMV pilots In the American League since the opening of the 1933 season arc Mickey Cochrnnc, Tigers; Bucky Harris, lied Walter Johnson, Indians, eni Hornsby, Browns. Sox; nnd , . In the National League the new managers are Fninklc I-Msch, Cardinals; Bob O'Parrell, Reds: Jimmy Wilson. Phillies, n n d Chnrlcs (Casey) Stengel, Dodgers. Indicative of the rapidity of the turnover ol managers In the National League, Dill McKechnlc ot the Boston Braves this season became the "ilcnn" ol pilots In the point of continuous service with one club with a record of four __ Bill Terry, who led his club to The,proposal, a variation ot the the National League pennant, and bonus system which has been us- (he world's championship hLs first ed in discarded by several motor f«H season wit hthe' Giants has '•"""'• -'•"- ---' - " ' ' had a tenure of oi-.c mul n' hull years. Charley Grimm oj the league clubs, provides th.il players may benefit,from increased attendance, If any, at home. MacPhall has set the home attendance goal at 275.00Q pjid admissions. If the Hen's'reach that goal esjch player will receive a five -per' 1 cent increase .in pay. If the attendance reaches '325,000 the increase 'will be 10 per cent, am] ft -it reaches 350,000 .the players will receive 15 per cent increases. Missouri Mule Kicked Pitcher OH Cub Team CHICAGO (UP) - A Missouri mule klsked Buck . Newsom. n pitcher who won 30 games in the Pacific Coast League last year, off the Chicago Cubs and he landed this year with -the St. Louis Browns. - -. "Wf*^ Hewsom was the property of the Cubs when the mule let fly with such *ccuracy that he had to rc- tre temporarily Irom baseball. The time h« was incapltatcd was chalked a«»!nst the Cubs' right to farm him out. I*st winter the Cubs were forced to sit back and v^tch Ihe Browns, by reason of (he fact they finished last in the American L«»gue, pluck him from the Angeles as the first choice of -.ninor league recruits. Cubs, be starting his second full season. George Gibson of the Pirates will be .starting his fourth OpeningfLead Is Decisive In Play of This Contract Today's Contract Problem Can you mahfi nfiven sprcdes In tlie .S'ortli, wltti Kast open- IHK Hif. kln K ut heurlH? Kan also liolils the king nf cluhs. 4 AKQ10 35 . V N'nne « AQ10 t, (Illmd) season. Solution to Previous Contract Problem BV WM. V.. McKElWEY rcreUry, American Brldje League The best test, of n real plnyer Is. how good arc his opening leads when on the defensive In con- Irrct. people too often consider only their own hands. Analyze Ihe bidding and then don't Just blindly mnke a lead, hoping Hint It will work out to your advantage. A lead on which n great, many pltiyers make a mistake occurs when they hold ace nnd x of n suit—tliey lend the ace and follow with tlie low card, hoping to get n ruff. In today's hand, if the nee ol diamonds is led, followed by the deuce, (he declarer can make flve- wtd, whifc. with the natural opening, the game contract will be defeated. The bidding indicates Hint North and South have plenty of trump, but thnl both nre lacking in high cards. However, the distribution might be good. The danger in lending the ncc ol diamonds, followed by the deuce. Connie Mnck, percnntnl skipper ^ tnat 5'°" lri11 establish thnt suit vf the Athletics, of course holds! for yonr opponents, if they nre the all-time record of 33 years ns'i sllort in lnnt - Klllt - you can do" them tnarinfr-r f\f tVm i-n.» n _I..L t .•_.. * manager of the snmc club in the ™ aged one club longer than all the remaining 15 mannuers combined. In the junior circuit Joe Mc- Cnrthy. boss o( the Ynnkces. ranks ROXY Sunday - Monday MAT. and Nite—10c - 25c *»"* to comrte Mack, with three CHICAGO (DP)—Manager Lew F«wc» of the Chicago White Sox is touting Morgan J. Snyder as ;the catchiny "find" of the 1934 ««on. Snyder ifis purchased from Tbpekm in the Western Association. So highly did. Pomeca es- tmh Snyder th*t h« disposed of both of hii"'I»J3 regulars, Orube md Berry. La*t wuon Snyder hit .319 wlu> c»tchlne ertry game for Toptk*. He led. the league with I Believed in You! 1 ROSEMARY AMES^ VICTOR JORY t JOHN BOLES Adventures of the Newsrec Cameraman "Following lh Horses". All StHr Comedy , ensons of continuous sen-ice. Joe ronln won the pennant his first cnr out, last, with the Senators. NSWERS Clirlstoplier "Kit" C'arson V'as a rainoiia Ainerinin I'lO- NKEIl AND SCOliT. Tlio ;HIf,AI)KL W IIA LIUItAnV h llio oldest in the Untleil States >' of NEXT WEEK at Blytheville's Theatres THE fclTZ A new romantic niiulcal co-starring team makes Its bow 10 Ihc public at. the Rilz Theater Sunday and.Monday, when -The Cat anu the J-ldclle" will he shown. Ramon NiWarro and Jeanr-Up M.icDonald nrc the co-stars aim already they have Ijeon hailed as ft sensational "find" wherever the picture lias been shown. "Tlie Cat. and the Fiddle," which concerns an Idyllic and thoroughly modern love affair between two ambitions young music students In romantic Bru.-seU. was adapted from tiic stage sucsess. Appearing In support o( Hie stars Is Prank Morgan. Charlc.-, ISi.llcnvorth, Jean Hersholt and Vlvienne Segal. Motor Executive At Labor Hearing Robert Montgomery, in tlie role of Revel, gentleman crook, Is .starred in the new picture dealing with a series of. gruesome murders in London, "Mystery ol Mo. X." which opens Tuesday at the Riti-. Tlwater for a two days run. Elizabeth Allan plays the role of Jane Frensham, beautiful daughter of Sir Hubert Frensham, Scotland Yard head. Lewis Stone, aristocrat of the screen, enacts the role of Connor, super-sleuth, the most wily member at Scotland Yard's famed experts. Ralph Forbes, as Sir Christopher Marche, is a heavy drinking British .sjjortsman. A bunch of wild animals; exciting horse races; a pitched but- tle between an enraged tiger and a man; and a raging Tire whlcli burns dDwn an entire tourist camp are several of the most ]>olciu elements that bring a thrilling entertaining climax lo the Paramount picture. "She Made Her Bed," coming to the Rltz Theater Thursday and Friday. The lending players are Richard A rim. Sally Eilc-is. Robert Armstrong nnd Rosco Ales. With Grace Biadlcy, Charley Cirapcwirt and Aden's eiaht-monihs-uld son, Richard IfcdMon, completing the suii- portiiiK playw. Tlie strangest character ever created Ijy Ihe sen-en make.s hir, debm at the Hit/ Theater Saturday night when Universal'* slur- tting uicturlztitlon ot 11. G. WellV sensational novel. "Tin.. Invisible Man' opens Us feniurtd engagement there. Giving "Frankenstein." cauls nnd spudes. this uncannily fu.scimuing screen tirntnn promises local theatergoers the most i-xi-Hing I'Vciiing in jeurs, according to Manager O. W. McCutchen. Its unseen star is a scientist who has succeeded in conquering light nnd shadow to mnkc himself invisible. How Ills frantic attempts to rule the world plunge n nation into a frenzy of sus|)cnse nnd fear, and how the invisible madman employs his invisibility to gain his ends nnd how hi- mannyes i fen id love affair, supplies this ama'dng picture with a quick succession of iiighspots. Claude Rnins. William Harriuau, Gloria Stuart. Dndle yDigges. Una O'Connor. Henry Travers nnd Forrester Harvey head the exceptional eiisf oj brilliant nctors who bring the Wells Ftory to life tlie Rcrr-t-n. THE no harm by leading it. as thev also will be in a position to ruff." Why not start your attempt to win your tricks in the side siiils which the opponent's, by their bidding, hove indicated nre their weakness? Open the queen O f clubs. It Immediately knocks out the declarer's ace. Now, if in, decides to establish . I the diamonds, you arc in with UieSl ace, can cash t wo club tricks, nnd I the declarer still must lose a trump.! If you npen l[ :a j-.ce of diamonds, followed by (lie deuce, the declarer will win the second diamond with the king, nnd lead two rounds of trump, which establishes West's Jack. Tlie nee of hearts then Is cashed and a heart ruilcd. Declarer now lends the queen of diamonds und discards n club Wesl can ruff with his jack whenever 1'C wishes, nnd all tr.c declarer will lose un the hand is the ace or diamonds nnd a trump. I'rinre Writes Film STOCKHOLM. (UP) — Prince Wilhelm of Sweden, youngest son oi King dustaf, nnd known as a writer of note. Is now at work on the manuscript lor a talking motion picture describing the Swedish province of Sodermanland, the Prince's duchy. . Rcad Couriir News Want Ads. With the promise that she will attain the heights ol stardom be- ore long, Fox Film will present Rosemary Ames in its latest re- ease, "I Believed in You." The production makes its appearance at the Roxy Sunday nnd Monday. day. "f Believed in You" is the strange adventure of a girl who courageously seeks to solve the mysteries of life and love. Miss Ames' debut is enhanced by the presence ot two leading men in the cast. They are Victor Jory nnd John Boles. The other members of the casr, nre Gertrude Michael, George Meeker, Leslie Fi-mon. Joy/olle, Jed Prouty, Mor- I gun Wallace and Luis Alucrni. America's great occan-to-ocenn [ expanse witli its ribbon of road- i ways as a loenle -forms the theme for Universal'* "Cross Country CrnLw," starring Lew Ayros with June Kniglu, Alice White mid Alan Dineharl. at the Hoxy Theater Tuesday, Wednesday u n d Thursday. It Is a story of milc-a-minule action aboard a transcontinental I bus plying between New Yoik on;! Snn Francisco. Spiced with comedy and drnmn which oilers a new slant in screonfarc, "Cross Country Cruise" includes a capable c-.ist such as Minna Gombcll. Eugene Pallettc. Robert McWade. Henry Armctta. Arthur Vinton, Kobcrt, Allen and others. Nicely .balanced comedy, romance nnd drama, "The Fighting Pnr- son," Hoot Gibson's latest ttnr- riug picture which opens its '.otfl engagement :it the Roxy Theater A me UK spokesmen for employe-is is W. H. Kniidsen. erecutive vice president ot Oeneral .Motors i,i c tureil here -i lie testltied'. Friday nnd Saturday, is report-to be one of ihe season's mtis entertaining pictures. Differ!)]from the UMint western t ypt . . s!m - y the yarn presents the popular Hoo as a cowboy who unwillingly i forced to adopt Ihe guise"of • wmulering revivalist. Supportiin; Gibson hi his neves picture are, Marccliiic Day Roll ert Fiaa-r, Stanley Rlystone Skec- ler Bill Robbius. Charles' Kin- Jules Cowles. Phil Dunham -,,,7 Ethel wales. Story was ivriit" and (iirccu-il by Harry r-'rn.ser. Cagers Set New Ittcunl IOWA CITY. Iowa tUP)_T), f University of Imvn basketball (Mm inr-c SCa *°" P ' aye<1 hCfOI " C n ~- MO iool. Home games drew 00400 •1^0 a. new record. The larger' single atlcnaaiicc was a rcco-'-d p'rue°u 2w « "« -* ™ r^L^'A^H^^kn Rive, " ot b!uc - om - crore a ram am , Don't Forget Caudill's Agency General Insurance Phone 791 ' Claims Cow Us|is BERLIN. Conn. (UP)—Tliith 111! Ihe stliory of a cow thin, litlini; Joe Pastck claims he has ;i two- yenr-old Holstein with a fissure on the tip of it.s tongue which makes the animal lisp when it moos. Consequently, Joe's uc t "Moo-ths." Yeth Thir! Sir Francis Drake was the first Englishman to travel world. round the T N Tn£ l v'£?! OF R OMANCE-THR QUERN OF SO.NU- IN THK YKAR'vS MUSICAL SENSATION! The scretn's two most rotrunitc persoriaJltlrs lotclhrr tn A lullaby of love that hits * new hich no«e in «rrrn rntfrlainmen Ramon Novarro Jcanette MacDonatd "THE CAT and THE FIDDLE" FRANK MORGAN, CHARLKS W.'rraWOKTI! IFAN HERSHOLT and VIVIKNNK KKC.M, ' ' From Iht mosica! success Hut ran two )**r, , m «r<,id»ay Prom the sla«e play by Jerome Kr*n ind Oil-, JrarlKuh. by William K. Howard. A Melro-Onld»yri.M»x.r Mrturc. PARAMOUNT NEWS - - LAUHKI, ft HARDY CO.MKDY ~— . .re YOU as expert as SHE? THINK for a minute—what if you had the house to run, meals to plan and children to care for? Do you think you could do the job as well as your wife does? On the same amount of money? Be honest. The housewives of the nation study and know their jobs. They read the advertisements regularly. They keep themselves informed of the best offerings of the stores. They are expert purchasing agents These purchasing agents, from necessity or individual desire, aim to make every dollar spent return a full one hundred cents' worth in value. They know their needs. They know through the advertisements just where these needs can be best supplied at the least cost. Such intelligent buying saves time and effort and money. It results in a management of the home that is truly efficient. Here's some good advice for all of us. Read the advertisements. Read them every day. Through them we can know exactly what we .want before we go to buy. This is the surest way of securing full value for every dollar you spend.

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