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Clinton, Indiana
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Wednesday, December 23, 1936
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Wedneiday, December 23, 1936 The Daily ClintonUn, Clinton, Indiana Page & After Golf's Winter Coconuts ity let him. wait until F'ebi uury 15,' Mrs. Dean completed the sentence. "They'll II ltd out." The loquacious Dizzy added "they I referring to Itirkey, Hreailnn) can talk nil they please. I'll do mine Willi a contnii-i." OTT PROVES TO BE TOP SLUGGER IN SENIOR LOOP GRIDOERS PLAN CAMPAIGNS FOR VARIOUS BOWLS Dizzy Denies Story That Rickey Battle Is to Gain Publicity ' SAHASOTA, Phi., Ilef. 23 -Til is business of a enntnu-t with Ihe SI. Louis f iirdiiiiils h n serious iii;ilti' Willi Jerome "lllzzv" llcutl. 'i'o n purls thai ills wrani'liiiK Willi Itii h llii lii y was jii: l n iuiIi- licity Htiiut, Dt-au suiil: "If llliybody tiiinks il's fur lutlilii'- S2 PLACE Washington Scrimmages Today; Larue Back in Pittsburgh Lineup; Marquette Fears Baugh PASAIIKNA. fill.. Dec. 23.--Wiishinglnn's Huskies trotted onlo their Han I ii llnrhara practice field THREATS CANT SAVE POSITION, JtAI-KH.'H, X. (',, I y:.-Thi-milH of court action wore mill In the n lr lixlity, hul colli-xt' iiuthnri-licK n luaiiit.'il ndiirmirit in llVfr ()' 'iHldii lli'iirtly "l!niili" Antler-hmi would mil fit in) it I lit ciiitti'in plalfd nttiii'iic pritnim jtt N'orili Cnrolhin .Stale cottt'f!'. Charnt'H iiiid ctMiniHr-chiiriit-M whcp iM-iiiK n ii 11 k us 1 in v (Murk, of Clinr-IoUm. tliri'iiii'iiiiiK cnnrl anion, us-h.m'NwJ ih;i) I'rt'Mhlcnt f-'rutik Cnihum i'X'-t'filci Inh iiiHlmrily hy I'l'Tit-tinn lo ri-iipw A nili'T Hxn'n in;irhlrii; on lr:ict. Into this ram reportM (hat Ander-n. who wan formerly head mach id Noire name, had been offered the hend-coacliini; Jn at (he University or MisMlsHippi even IhoiH'h reporlM Irnin Oxford denied Anderson hr.d Ihkmi nuide atiy such offer. A Figure Reveal Young New York Veteran Wat Important to Giants in Battle for Pennant NEW YOUK, Doc. 2.1 MH Oil. I ho young old in nil of the New York ClnntH' onlflpld who uln-iirty Iuih iilreudy liwn orridully iM:ililiNlic-l an luiine run ohumiilou of Hip Nil -1 1 1 n u 1 lrague IuhI seimnn, uIho v:ii leading slugger mid rhihi- or a ri'c-ord. nrronllng lo nverugi'x rcp.'mil loclny. The 28-year-old prld" of Oelnn, I. a., and veteran of 11 years In the .majors, enjoyed one of Ilia best nea-eon In 19,'lfl, helping the Giants to n Universal, Indiana HalIIal DANCE Plenty of Cold Beer FISH FRY EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT Everybody Welcome ENJOY THE EVENING with Fat Wilson TONIGHT GREGORY'S today to meet "Pittsburgh" In Ilinlr first contact work since they beg-iii (ruining for the annual Hosp How! game here New Year's day. Coach Jimmy Phelan was glum us he received word that Al Criiver. his star sophomore fullback. Injured yesterday, has a broken rib. according to x-ray photographs." and probably will be unable to play In the Intersectional game. At San Hernardlno, meanwhile. Coach Jock Sutherland hud a contrasting development in the person of Ilobliy Larue, veteran 165-pounil (Continued on Page (I) UMTre ? -meat jp v .est? l0 lots or CocoHtrrs -,a f If I W TUB THAU. M i I 1 ' F READ THE ADS You'll Find GOLD And fSi hos HAVIfVff OFF MiS , 7 MoeTach HAS J- Them at.. heaping ladle of pennant, with the Mild hack figures revealing his pari In (lie terrific halile toward the world series, Tie. for Herniul .As the top hand In slugging his percentage was .588, Willi Holiih Ca.mllll.inr the Philadelphia Phils and Johnny Mile and Jne Medwirk .if the St. Louis Cardinals olf ln n virtual deadlock for second place. Oil's record-cracking had to dr. with his driving In 10U or more runs for the eiglitli time. Previously he and Pie Truynor of the Pittsburgh Pirates were tied in this respect m i even seasons. More Af'ronillliiiicntH Besides out-slugging the rest and Getting the home run pace the lat TODAYS g Gregory's S PORT-fePARADE, probably caused more per capita headaches than uny member of the athletic army. Torrance's method of bringing on migraine to his handlers was the exact opposite of that used by Mrs. .larret. Mrs. Jarrett wouldn't go to bed. Torrance wouldn't get up. The S. S. Maiihalllill had nu mure Hum passed the Statue of Liberty tliiin Torrance donned a Jlunnel nighl-f.own. heaved himself into , R h,,,,!, after the maiitier of a whale being fast up on a beach, and started sleeping. Them was only one sound which would rouse him,, mid this was not the blast of the life boat drill whistle, or the roar of the foghorn, hut the clear piercing notes of the bugle announcing that food was on the If you want your guests to remember your holiday entertaining, be sure otf the quality of the drinks you serve. If you're puzzled by the myriad brands on the market, some good and some well, not so good come in and let us advise you. We'll help you select the right liquors for this gay holiday season and save you money while we are doing it. 1 SPECIALS FOR WED., THURS. AND SAT. ter totaling 33 a recapitulation of Ott's performances shows he was tmqng the first lo hitters, with nn average of .327: runner-up in runs batted In, with 135 to Medwlck's 138; also second to IMeriwIck In total bases, with 314 to 367, and third in fielding. These latest figures revealing Medwlck as the runs batted In champion and in a virtual tie for second place In slugging, simply confirm what previously was Indicated that he was just about the best all-around hitter in tbo circuit, although QU was closo and Paul Waner of the Pirates compiled the highest batting average. BIG TOM KENTUCKY BOURBON iPt. Pt. Qt. 25c 50c $1.00 GOOD HOMEMADE TOM and JERRY SEAGRAM 5 CROWN Pint $1.00 DANCING Finding Torrance's record was no easy tak. When I did locate it hy the use of a very high-powered magnifying glass I found It difficult to enthuse. , True, he has batted 1.000 so fur. hut this figure Is not so impressive when you learn it Is the result of one fight and one fight only. I could not find the name of Torrance's opponent but I have no doubt that .lack's amazing string of one consecutive victory was scored over soni1 animated soft or tierce hut-rack. Torrance, as you doubtless know, is the itoopoiind nrlicln who holds the dubious distinction of ha'vinr thrown a 10-pound shot fiii'llicr than any mtin in history, lie was a member or the American Olympic luum at Berlin lust summer and out side of Mrs. Eleanor Holm .Iiiriet, By HUNHV M'LUMOKK NEW, YORK, Dec. 2.1 From down on the delta, where the darkies beat their feet In the Mississippi mud, came a wire today advising of a "siirflre" means of guaranteeing for myself a three-room niche (with cross ventilation) In posterity. All I had to do, the wire said, to send my name ringing down the corridors of time, was to come out with a flut unqualified statement that Jack Torrance, the former Louisiana State university captive elephant, would he the heavyweight boxing champion of the world Inside two years. Not wishing to overlook any chances to perpetuate my name, I looked into Torrance's professional boxing record to see If there was any sound reason for such a prophecy. GREGORYS o z o X Dormans Tavern Good Orchestra Your Favorite Beer On Tap 1 " Wines Liquors Mixed Drinks THURS. AND SAT. NITE FOUR PIECE BAND ODDS AND ENDS FROM SPORTS THIMBLE THEATRE By E. C. SECAR Starring Popeye iu t- jt rti uuj Jt i o rHI USTENe-ACK LIKE AS IF HE WA6 HVPN0CI1ED- VJON'Eft VJHrVT r 5 V rH HEARS f) NEW YORK, Dee. 23. A swing around the senior circuit for some hot stove league notes: New York Johnny McCarthy positively will play first base for the (Hants. They paid (40,000 for him. and are not even dickering for another flrst-sacker. The Giants will train In, Havana big guarantee. St. Louis Branch Rickey wanted Dlezy Dean to sign a contract with a "gag clause" In It this year. May-he Diz will ask Rickey to do the same thing this year. Will the prize battery of the year be Dean and Owen? Mickey Owen Is the 19-year-old catcher from Columbus who drew two bids of over 1100,000 r rJ I ( 1 HEW HEftVeNV. VT"b I I VJHP"b EfXTtN' VA? J . ..1 ...... . vJn. J VtT.TOO, M ( AWFUL -l CfcNT J GET OUT Aini rS I .. L ' , c "'T--3- from major league clubs. Chicago The Cubs bid 40. 000 for Outfielder Fred Blngton to the Chattanooga Southern aesociatlon club. Blngton was Alabama's for mer all-Amerloan tackle now with By RUSS WESTOVER TILLIE THE TOILER Washington. The bid was turned down. Gabby Hartnett will be made I IT'S AN ODD ( OH,BAH,VOURSEL.F(' l MAC OVERHEARD VOU TALKlNfi To THAT LAOy but Madam, hcaxj caaj L THAT VOU captain or the Cubs. piE5ENT, r 1 e&T Hy UAVJVEfZ-OTr- AJJO HC WANTS HER NAME AND ACiDR-BSS I0 OB VLL HAVJE pET CUE DOS If- He HAS V. f. VHS. I I I I MAY bAVr ON THE 'HHOME, VT-fX SHE LEFT VM1TH VOU JZ THE DOOR LOCKET? OON'T My Lavuyer afTekJ VXJ HCTCE'S My Pittsburgh The Pirates expect Ed Dratidt to make them the first consistent soulhpaw since Earl Cooper many years ago. The big 27 HETEP DOQ SEKJT UP TO CALLIM6 CARD vbue home as soon as i ! mmi ii im i t i jKdr 1 ' i r ,7cx . . r j : 'i ff. STz S J . S TO HES HOUSE FRnP IC ? f S I 6TST IT OUT OF battle will be between Pep Young and Lee Handley for the second Hrs OFFICE' base job. Cincinnati PaweJ Crasley Jr.. owner pf the Reds, says Judge La.fl dls gave "us a raw deal" In com mentliig on the commissioner's ruling w It if li made two of bis pjayeri I,ee Handley and John Peacock 1 mmMMiimM free agents and left Bob Feller wtn Cleveland. ,Tbe Reds have (he most versatile player In the majors rDee Moore, up from the Macon Sally league club, wbo pitches, catches Play third and the outfield. Secret Operative 48 DANN DUNN . Boston The Yanks won the pen .. . i i I SO THEY'RE GOING Ob overhears the TO TAKE ME FOR A M RIDE, BABS ? YOU TOOK GANGSTERS OM THE nant with a 111 Magglo. The l)eec will (tp- lo do the auine thing wtta Joe's brother, Vince. Brooklyn In their quest for youth, the Dodgers signed Heinle .Munush, American league castoff who'll lie .16 in July. Poor Bur h igh Grimes. &-BUT IT WHAT A GREAT LITTLE THERE ARE AT LEAST II INSTEAD OF PUTTING THIS DON'T If GIRL ' ABSOLUTELY FIFTEEN OF THEM ABOARD 0 GUN BACK IN THE HOLSTER WANT 1 FEARLESS- T SETTER l THIS SHIP BUT AS LONG 1 I'LL STICK IT UNDER MY THEM If CHECK MY ARTILLERY 1 AS I HAVE A GUN I HAVE H&ELT IT'LL BE HAN0IER TO 1 WONDER HOW THEV I A CHANCE I SHOULD BE BNOW BRING ON YOUR K-KILL H HAPPENED TO OVERLOOK I ABLE TO OUTSMART THESE I GANGSTERS, ACE BART YOU, M SEARCHING ME WHEN 7 HOODLUMS SOME HOW CTfC ' MR. DAN THEY CAUGHT ME fjM 7713 HAs' A GREAT RfeK IN COMING TO ME NOW HURRY BACK BEFORE THEY DISCOVER YOU WAVE TALKED TO ME- AND PONT WORRY, (X J1 lTn ,Vtfm U M DAN MACK HAS EIRTHDAY li h tj VV i ',V. A'KI V -vj- it 1 S VVMSM I 0. 7 . II COUNTERFEITING SHIP Pl.NNIN6 TO GET RID OF CAN DUNN BV ''TALKING HIM FOR A RIDE" AND SHOOTING HIM IN THE BA.CK BABS, REALIZING THAT IF CAUGHT SHE WILL BE IMMEDIATELY KIL-L.ED, S'C CrW .yfJV rM)M V ' FIFTEEN PIULAnCLPHIA. It 23 Sill' in Ihe na Utile at an aK when niosl nifti have retired, Connie Mailt today nt.srrved hifl 74th birthday in his offfre at tbe Philadelphia Ath letirfl' hall park planning for hif Mth year in baseball NEVERTHELESS HURRIES TO DAN WITH THE READ THE ADS f

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