The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1930 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 17, 1930
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PAGE SIX (AI.'K I r::\.'l;\w M-;W.s~ ^Basketball League Teams Have Armory ' Drill Hall ,'foiiiglit j : Gymnasium activities in ih; no •.-j armory, drill hail started on' with' about a two and a half-hour session of 'Indoor baseball law night. •"• About "15 men participated In the games while many others watched from the sidelines and Indicates their desire lo take part in i-cc.'e- ational activities at tnc armory. '. To all but a very few of the players and most of the sideline watchers the technical side of Ihe game yith its rules and regulations was something new but the spoil is fashioned almost entirely alter Ou national pastime and was i\isil> understood, The gym flcor. vVii::^u for a recent dance, provided a ve:y j Slippery, fooling that added o t.:e merriment of the games. | The .Henry-Kramer combine finally emerged victorious over lliL- Hardaway squad in a game top- heavy with scoring. Rosco? Cr'af- ton, seventeenth pitcher and ip?oily baserunner ol the Ilenry-Krumsr .combine, galloped home with the winning tally. - .Tonight members ol the vcii'bi]^ learns In the city basketball l3i' r ;u? and others interested in ll|e cage sport will meet at tlie armory lor their Initial practice session on the new court. Charles T. Kramer, In charge of cage activities, promises to overcome the slippery condition of the floor tonight lo give (he keteers more secure footing tiian the baseball enthusiasts' enjoyed in their up' and down scramble last • inight. Those interested In basketball are-asked to be nt (he gym at 6:45 p.'mi Hey, You Can't Lio There Like That! 'sj BRUSH ING UP SPORTS f?^ I iiV'Aj ~r Hy Luafef ,J»* V/AAA.A. BYTIMMcGRATH One of the slranijfst pnMtions a binilten boxer ever look was adopted involuntarily by Halph Ficucello when he came Inio contacl Die swishing fisl of Maleo Osa of Spain in their recent bout In New York. The fallen pugilist seems lo be stretching himself in a restful pose. As tho picture Indicates, i'. wasn't veiy Ions; until Osa had been avarded a technical knockout over the limny Ficucello. Schmellng Mtjhl Be Able to slop Mickey WaU«r—But Little FellOHs Have B*atm Bly Ones. Vcu won't Imve to listen very hard to hear a lot of the boys pick- Ing Max Schmellng to win if Jack Kearns succeeds In getting a match wlih the German for his Mickey Walker. Already I've heard some of the fans say the little man is beaten before he starts. Hut there's plenty of stufT In the old dope book to olfset this. Why, 1 saw Walker stretch out Armand Enmuiel, a good light-heavyweight, in three rounds In San Francisco. Joe Wolcott was just an inch over five feet high, and weighed but HI. But he stopped Joe Choyn- skl. a six-foot light-heavyweight. In seven rounds. Jack Dempsey, the Nonpareil, weighing 150 ix>iinds. beat .several heavyweights, including Jim Fell and Mike iJrannaii, the Port Cosla Gianl. Bob Fitulmmoiu, who was middleweight, fought all the heavies of his day, and held the heavy- 1 weight title. Yankee Sullivan, who | fought Ihe best heavies of ' In The Day's Sport News Bai Knew •.' "I: know that guy's w,inkness." • taldi Bat' Battnlino when he first sayV Kla Chocolate -fight. "He can't take 'em in the lummy." So when the two men met the oilier night, the Hertford Wop put hi:belief to the test. It turned out Just as he said. Body blows wore down the Kid and Battnlino won Nothing like looking a fellow over before you start to smack him. Silent Eloquence Silence cm be eloquent, too. Wfilt until next fall when the Harvard gridders begin their exercises under Eddie Casey, who can talk reven chapters without saying a word. He does it with an intense determination whlcli those play., with or for him so-,n begin In feel. ,-'• , ' f -.- J Mnklny Morrison .Maynard Morrison was a pretty good fullback - last year at Michigan. Coach Harry Kipke thought ht saw great center possibilities In the -young man from Royal Oak. But .'Morrison's father wanted him to carry thci ball. Kipke made the trip himself to Royal Oak to persuade 'Papa Morrison that Maynard •jvould be better at flipping 11-15 ball 'than lugging it. Morrison, just'another back, became In 1930 the best, center In the Big" Ten and made nearly all the All-Conference teams.- •••••• 1 -; -i - - * • • Shitcl :• • j Oat of.the 14 men named to contest-Jor three remaining places on the Ryder Cup team that will battle'-the British next June is Densmore (Denny) Shute. the Ohio pro. The -test'is to be conducted over the Scioto club course at Columbus, which -Is/home sweet .- home to Shut*.'. W"-we were in the handl capping-, business, we would advise you'ftiot 'to wager against Shute's beinefa • member of the. 1931 Ryder Cup t'sattu • --.,$;: • .'. The Empty Gesture If you happen to be collecting similes! you might be able to use this one:' "As meaningless as a challenge'from Jack Sharkey." The Boston elocutionist recently offered to flghl 'Stribling In New York Then' he 1 offered to fight Jtas Schmeltng in June next for th New York Milk Fund. But anotlv; Sharkey-Schmellng thing isn't in any of the books. Jack can't even win a fight for himself, and you al kn'w that ought to be a setup. De-Emphasizing Purdue Isn't alone In cancellin the .sports that football profit or dinarily -supports. Nebraska, wit just & fair, team during the las season, also finds, its athletic allow anee.reduced. The most emphatl de-emphasizing Is involuntary. in the '40's, land and America weighed 160 pounds. To go back still further,'consider Ned Hunt, a pupil of Jack Broughton. father of British boxing. . I Hunt weighed around 1^6 pounds, and was five feet live. In 1746, he • slopped Major Hawkesley, a 233- iwunder, In 10 minutes of HghtuiK. jrwo years later, he stopped another heavyweight, Dick Mills, in a minute. Mills' friends forced Hunt to renew the flght—and Hunt stopped Mills within an hour that same day. Jem Mace and Charley Mitchell were middleweight, but won heavyweight titles. And there was Kid McCoy's defeat of Herr Placke, | Dutch giant. Another welter. who on occasion fought many a heavyweight was Peter McCoy. Peto also fought Geo. i-aBlanche. Jack Dempscy the Nonpareil and other middleweight^. McCoy traveled with John L. Sullivan in the days John had a standing offer of $1000 for any man ART SHIRKS i MILWAUKEE ... a town once! famous for several things . . . i most of (hem foamy . . . • gets Charles Arthur iThe Great) Shires . most effective character BEN TICKNOR A powerful, lui r d-h i 11 i n g fullback was Ben Ticknor, Harvard freshman . . . Then "Eskie" Clark, assistant coach, . Now for two . , j'lt.u-s Big Den . hns been All- organized baseball's • not hold of him GLEN THISTLETHWAITE A strike Isn't likely nevertheless, "10 Wisconsin sophomore football players have threatened as much if Glen This- Uct'mvnUc conch . . is removed as heart One little'miscue may Ihe leaders teams nave won 21 . Wisconsin lost 12 If Wi»- Wnslilngton needed a first base- j Amf ricti center . . . Ticknor will man Itst. summer lo assist vcnc-ra- [ coach at Harvard next ble Jo; Judge . . . ro they gave • . . . working either With the | touchdown to tie Purdue, It a!l Braxtcn ami Tale to the Chlsox- freshmen or with the varsity con-1 could have been' avoided be blamed for it : a!l . t season | cousin had made the polnt-'after- for Shires . . . With the pur- j ters . . . Eddie Casey will be ot Joey Kuhel later In the | head man . - . Indications are immer, Shires became a Senator i that Ticknor will return to one ecoratlon . . . Waivers asked of Harvard's graduate schools :i the Great One failed to ose any interested parties . nd next fall ... so iic'll be study- Ing along with his coaching . . . Few knew It. but Ticknor had no he passed into the minors. . Shires should do well by.inEtriictio.n on how to play his po- laity Berghnnmicr, Brewer man-jsllion in the .1330-season . : . get- . . . now [hat lie has a v.-ile I "Eskle" was too busy with as- o him lo greater achieve-islstanl athletic director's duties icnts . . . and someone to keep |. . . nnd besides, Ticknor know iim off the streets of evenings. j what It was nil about, anyhow. instead of finishing, the Big Ten ncc in a lie fo'r-fpurth, ttfe Bud-- gers would have''been- closer to HOMETJlATREj Tuesday, Wednesday & ;j Thursday '|' Join in the Fun •'"'* See '• . Wade Shakes Up Team On'Eve of Departure TUSCAIiOOSA, Ala.— Indlfhrent performances by severr.1 veterans caused Coach Wade to Juggle his varsity line-up yesterday almost on the eve of Alabama's departure for the Pacific coast and the New Year Rose Bowl, football game wit;i •Washington State. 'Wide was displayed with five of the start of his first eleven and replaced them with players from his shock troops. Howard and Miller, guards, and Eberdt, center, In the line, and Cain, sensational sophomore fullback, and McRight, halfback, wcr; sent to the reserves, while Sanford and Godfrey moved up to firsl string guard berths, with Sharpe at center. Boykln took McRight's pos' while Tucker took Cain's place. > While Tucker ran the vsrsity in Data's place the sophomore southpaw continued his passing practice »rtd found lime for punting,; TfiEOUTDQDIS FOLLOW THE LEADER Men nre but grown boys when comes to hunting and tlklilng- ind at last psychology is playing a real part in conservation because lie old game of follow the leader s in full swing. Two years ago the arms and ammunition manufacturers organized .he Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers Institute. Immediately n game restoration program was lunched instead of byiii'r with each clher in the of more deadly long-range guns and ammunition. The National Committee on Wild-Lite Lejisiation cooperated to have the members of Ihe Institute take a stand for b:ltor sportsmanship, clean kills and a decent bag. The emphasis in advortiscmenic has been reversed. Since the ncllon of the Iraak WaHon League, other manufacturers and i:;ipcr;ers have acquiesced to popular demand and will shortly new yuns. It j Is anticipated, that Ihis winter many states v.ill n'Jo-.n Irsbfailon limillr.!; magazine 5in:s -.lo'.c^n- flscating these rmr.x a-- h.v, foolisli- y been suggested c:i iu:m?rcus occasions. A man's sporti:«ansbip is not to le measured by the gun or the bait -e uses, but ;:-.o AiReri.Mn sportsman is ever ready to play the game 'according to Hoyle"; he \\y.\v, to do It the right way. For ll:!s reason the new order of tilings is of ereat potenllal value. The autcmatic is fcarred for waterfowl hur.ilug Cam- RITZ THEATRE Last Time Today . . . and tied two games In four seasons under Gloomy Olen . . . not such a bad record in a conference as tough as the Big Ten. . . . I£ls 1928 eleven lost the 1 championship ;ln the final -game,' a defeat by Minnesota putting them behind Illinois for the title. L & 8ASSETT, OF CARBONO,\\£, PA, H'T A 6OLF 8W-L c' 'LITTLE sieve" PROFESSION^- STiLT WAITER, PARADED MOK6 "THAN 15,000 MILES OH -STuIS SI* FEET HI who'd stay four rounds with iiim. Campbell Girls Win, Occasionally. John would be in his n , * ..'/TI :2<) ' n * ler two extra DOVS Lose to bldeon had been declared cups and forget to sho.s those cases, McCoy would b; plant- end of th alst > period. The score at tli» end ed in the audience. fAVPRFTT Vn TV. W if. CAMPBELL, Mo., Dec. 17,-Aftjr plain John L.'s absence due to 111- . the Campbell High school girls had -of the regular game the local challenger, and. call eagers here last night someone in the audience .to. take by a score of 27 to 12, outplayin Sullivan's place against the' bruis- the visitors throughbat Ihe entire er. McCoy would jump to his feet. contest and establishin the crowd would cheer loudlv—and the first few minutes of play suf- In another minute or so, .the local ficient to allow the second and third heavyweight would be stretchea out. squad to go on the floor, the thrill- when It ca«ic to hitting. I believe case of champion meet- he coined that old saying often at- Tne bigger they are. the harder Cooler Boys Loss But Girls Gain Victory COOTER,'Mo.-The Cooler high boys basketball team lost to the ing contest of the evening occurred, i Steele boys here last night by ing champion with little advantage Courily high school basketball laurel bearers mel i feated Ihe the.Dunklin county flnesL in thS i 15 to 111. of 17 to 12. Th? game \vni.' last and hard fought throughout.' The Cooler girla second team cle- City girls vnrsiry da: British Columbia and New Jersey allow only two sr.ois: and Pennsylvania has not allo-.ved tho nutn- matlc to be used since 1907. As others tighten up it u quite p/obablj the restrictions in Canada. Ne-v Jersey and Pennsylvania will bo modified. Pres;mly a maximum of three shots (one to fce held in reserve for the possible crlpp'.e will become universal for all magazine s will bi- they can fiuns. The market hunter o-Jl of business b?cau$? no longer make tl-cir rm niAc-shot machine fiiin knv Mr. Average Hunter ivill 1-ave cripples. Barbara Kent L s . Lloyd's Leading Lady Again — a ml Oh-Oh-Oh — What a Pace She L e a tl s Him Special Matinee—For School paramount On tfarade Hear! Any. Times the Time to Fall in Love"—Sung by Buddy Rogers. oxes Their workmanship is of high quality, their sides arc strong, and their holly-covered tops arc handsome, indeed. Ycl we hesitate to rscominend them as Christmas gifts. Far more to he desired would have hecn the beautifui objects each once contained. Empty shelves niaks shopping an empty pleasure. Of course stocks arc much more complete eariy in December than just hefore Santa slides down your radio aerial. Newly arrived then, they arc fresher and cleaner as well. It will avoid disappointments and stem the flood of future tears if you in- spett the holiday displays at once ... if you do your Christmas buying NOW! News and Comedy. Night—15 and 40c. Children —3:45 — Complete Show. Adm.—10 and 25e.|Hear! Maurice Chevalier Adults, Matinee—35c. | Sing—"Sweeping the Clouds Away". . . Song Hits Galore—30 famous •Stars! 50 Dancing Beauties! Coming-Thursday & Friday- News-Travelogue. ' J —El Brendel in. "JUST IMA- Adm.—Matinee and Night— GTNE". Lifo in 1980. 10 and 2Gc. ONLY 6 MORE SHOPPING'DAYS! COURIER NEWS

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