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SLYTHEVlLLE, (AP.K.) CQTjmBR NEWS "Shoeless" Bill Clubs at .578 Rale; Druggists Best Team Milters By 3. V. FRIEND "Shoeless" Bill Godwin signally announced his transfer to Pastime .Billiard parlor from Phillips Motor •Company Friday nlghl by clubbing .three singles off John Kollnsd, Famous sorrel-topped star, and ousted hts manager, Willoughuy Hemplilll ("Tiny") Glover, from llio Commercial Softball League batting lend /rhe slugging outfielder in five I games has slammed out eleven hits -in nineteen hips to the pint* for • anaverage of .518. ' "Tiny" collected n single and dou- •b!e in the Famous game, bin slipped to fiiird place among tile resu- ,lars with a fine .538 mark. '.' J. \V. Taylor, recent outfield a<l- .dillon to the pace setting Robin- yon Drug cowboys, found a trio of 'Ark-Mo power pitchers easy pick [Ings, and run his percentage to .545 J \vtth three lilts In four tries, and 'took runner-up position to Godwin. . Pour others— Emory Glover, Pastime shortstop; James Puckel* 'first; sn eke I 1 : for Ark-Mo Power; ^Lawrence Little, McMulIln short fielder, and Robert Baxter. Eisl -Arkansas first baseman— are lied for fourth, place with mirks of .500, 'and played prominent, roles during the week.' Glover's four consecutive lilts against Famous stow helped to crack the Famous jinx. Despite a 10-5 licking .by Phillips Motor Company over McMulIln, James Suiotheruum stopped every one except Little, who hart a per- 'fect 3 for 3 to show for Ills cve- ."ning's work. Baxter personally conducted the Builders to n win xiver H. D. Hughes with an elghfn Inning homer with two on. He also had a single, Puckett. sani; his swan jsong before leaving for the Unlver- >«ity of Arkansas with two 'hits In 'three attempts. Abe Starts On" Fast Tommy Burns. R. D. Hughes, has an average of .571 but has played in but t«'0 games. Abe Klnnlng- ham, Phillips Motor Co., broke into the current season with a bang getting t'nrce one-basers against •McMulIln, and has .750. One by one the hitlers arc dropping out of the upper .400 bracket. According to the olllcial averages of games through Friday, June 5, but seven rc:-ain. They arc: Dick Potter, llblnson Drug, .402; Joe Applebaum, Famous Store, .429; Marshall. Black-arc!, Robinson Drug, .423; Bab Roberts, Phillips Motor .411; Harmon Taylor, Ark-Sto Power, .407; James Higclon. McMulIln Cash Grocery, .400; Kenneth Copeland, Robinson 'Drug, .400. No changes in the various .individual. batting departments have been made, despite some lusty hitting during the week, notably Robinson Drug, Pastime, and Phillips Motor. "Tiny" Glover still leads In total bases with 30, representing six singles, 3 doubles, 2 tr!?les, and a trio of iiome runs; has, driven In IS runs; is tied with Puckett In doubles, each having three; is deadlocked with Jimmy HIgdon, McMullin, with three home runs each; and ,'nas the same number of hits, 14, as his younger brother who recently transferred to Marialina. Dick Potter, Robinson pilot, has four triples to his credit, and Marshall Blackard, Robinson's' crack Ehorlfielder, 13 times. Drugjisls Swat 1'ill Kobinson Drug is flic only team Pooslies'em Up for Champs BUILDERS MEET Pace Setters Meet Rejuvenated Club; Electrics r Tackle R. D. Hughes WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1930 Southern J-eague W. li. Pet Atlanta ;JB 15 .117 Nashville 33 22 .021 Chattanooga VC 25 Isil) liinningham 2928 T>09 BV J. I*. FRIEND : j Little Hock 2027 .4'J1 Roljlnson Dins clashes with the New Orleans 23 ao .442 Kast Arkansas Builders Supply in Memphis '2431 /uo the first game, 'and Ark-Mo Knoxvlllc 1540 Power tackles R. D. Hughes Co., I : In the nightcap of the Commer-1 American League • ,273 , Philadelphia. Hiooklyn '.. has crossed the plate •ELECTRIC ACETVU-:NE WELDING AT BEST PRICES PROMPT SERVICE Barksdale Mfg. Co PHONE 19 Tony -Feeble', manager of the StalnbVook Memphis Cocii-Cola un ttl ers, | appear on ami : r Tripled radio program 1 clal Softball League double hend-' er, tonight at Haley .Held. I New York With the peppery (Red) Bax-i Boston tor on (list, the Builders looked Detroit like n different, ball club Wednes- Cleveland ....... day 'night, .when they'; beat -Bob-Washington ' Grimes' H. 1 D. Hughes pgsrega- Chicago ........ lion. In a thrilling 'elght-lnnum Philadelphia, / game,:. 7-1 They 'fielded weir ; tihd St. Louis---'..','..';. hit 'surprisingly 'hard and timely,i . — and came, through' In fine 'style' ; National behind the fine.relief pitching• by Aubrey Burres. mile ,' rbulhpiw.lst. Louis Clyde (Bud)''' Wilson , seems ,to Chicago have found himself in shortfleld. New York ..,;.. The. former infielder is covering .•Plllsburgh ..— plenty of tcrrltoiy and Is clubbing Cincinnati the 'agate at a lively --.350 clip.' Hoslon Harold Wright lias come through nicely .nt short, and with the dependable Reese Moore at, second; 'and; Ed Haye. 1 ; looking better on ground .halls at the hot corner, the Infield shapes up strongly with (he addition 1 of Baxter:' Manager Ulibo Gilbert is a trifle shy 0 I championship calibre In the outfield, though. Pat Chllmoi best of the lot. ' ; The aiTlval of Dick Tipton lias i Just about plugged the Robinson Drug "weakness, and relieved Dick Potter of many, anxious moments. Dick Is an .excellent fieider and can whale the ball a ml|c. Kenneth Copcland. pitcher, J. w., Taylor 1 .* tremendous hitting spurt ' and the signing of Johnson. smooth .working first baseman. make the 1934 cliampicns, and pace -setters, a formidable outfit The:'new righthander i'kcly will gut the mound call, and will be opposed 'by Burres. Hot 1'olrils <;„ In. Reverse Ark-Mo Powei-, defending-champions.-' nnd 'R. D.•: Hughes have been two of the surprise teams of the current : season. - After tnreat- ening' the: leaders: with brilliancy, W. L. ...34 n 3221 2924 2o 23 '...2U25 23 as 1032 ...ie 34 " W. L ... 32 li 27 21 28 22 28 '23 .'..24 20 ... 24 27 20 32 19 34 PCt .007 .004 .541 .521 .510 .419 .333 .653 Hotpoint Manager to Lead Locals Againsl Memphis Botllers Friday IIY J. P. FRIEND Adam Uaimnn Tnvl'or, pooular manaKer of ('is Ark-Mo Ponor Hotpoints. was named to lead the Commercial Softball League All-Star team against the Ccea Cola Bottlers, Memphis Commercial Appeal and state chamolon.- FM;iay nialit at Haley 'Field. , The poll of ilic eight'managerr, and league officials igave him a lead over Wllloughby Hempblil (Tiny) Glover, Pastime pilot, bat- tins ch<impion : lor 1 l.wo years. and skipper of the teum tlril opposed the U. S. Engineers In the closing game of the 1035 -ea- son. ' , . . • ; Every sponsor was honored with nominations for the team but 'only live clubs figured in the final .SCO .4801 tabulations for the fourteenmen .471 " ' " .385 .358 Northeast Arkansas I.easu W L. Caviilhersville 10 10 Newport •'..... .... .".'• ^10 11 Osceola .....55 12 Piiragould • .13 14 •• Is (i, e ' xJonesboro .....'. 1214 xltatesvlllc ...;..;. 7 21 with Pet. .§55 '^93 .650 .'481 .452 .250 •eady lo-snag one at third biyie.I Maxwell .nii'd' J, P. Friend-'over le leads the' Commercial •' Appeal j KLCN Friday' afternoon lit 4 ilemphls- and Tennessee .Mate o'clock. ".-' • ; >. ''s : softball .champions :Into action! The Bottlers have won: 17 games igahist .the. Blylitcvlllc all : stars ; ami lost only one this season ami ''.that lone defeat came.: at; • the hands .of the Dortch club of Memphis, a team that - the" Bottlers have beaten twice. • • ••• ' Coca-Cola spent, close j!: to '.$1.000 equipping the Softball champions. They Appear .In- two scts'"of -nnU n playing loubleheaders, first lii grecn'iind red, .then red 'rlday night ,in:~one Vdf thci lie's t attractions . <!vcV offered softbiill ans of this section. ••:•': • Fred Sallba, president of the Blytheville, .Commercial •'Softball League, _.wi\s,;advised - Uxlay 'by Early', JCfaxweii, sports promotion llrector or The Commercial. A p.-1 Ionia. wiier ; >enl, that. Oliver "Spioke". Trlp- ett and Donald '.'Flash". Staln- irook, the two best... .hurlers-.'ln he south, iwlll arrive early ". Ij'rlday j.U\cy wi nflernooii .ahead, of .their niatcs: • 'red C/;' . .-. ,.,. ,0\ey we'^r' while ' sweater.'-' ,'w|th"*a the figure, .thank} to, a-21'-hlt,-as- sault against J\i-k-Mo Power. ^J'hil- "Ips Motor'is,'but three points.bu- :iind wit'h Pastime hr;th!rd place with . 292. East Arkansas picked up 20.txiinls .during tho-week^ but Is still 'low: .\vitii .241.: The, Pas-! timers arc the best .fielders, .010, and Phillips Motor, has-'tlic lowest fielding mark, .835.,' Primps,.-liovyi- cvcr, has shpwn. inore -ppwcr.;,wlth the. willow in .extra bases.0' They have belted out"l3 double's,'nyc .triples,-mid 10 home..runs'..'Pjisthiie has the same throe base lilts. Of the 525 hits by the entire eight clubs, only 123 have-been for extra bases. Twenty-eight of Phillips' 80 ' thc'vElealric.'i in -lils idop tlelmt. Dan Warrhiglorf,"' Pastime's .Itinky : star : 'nung''u|J .vicWfpNd. 1 0, for' the 1 , sea' 1 son'; in' .trimming •'Famous. Aubrey' Burnis-siiowcd "a i stout pileliins heart when he went -to the mound agalitst R ;D. Ifughcs'ln tlic (irs| Inning 'wllh t'hc bases • jamnied,; and •retired .the 'side' without a ruh'beT ing' scored : off • lihii. ' ' Tlie Buililcr! won hi'.the c'lglilh'.. '. Jotiri Holland. T^amoits;- Everett 'Eubanks, McMul- lln;:Talnia.dge Hticy,- Hug'nes';..' and Tommy. Warrlngton,- Ark T Mo Power, : ver.e; .thtf losing pitchers in the tour games.' ''- Among" the rcgiil'ar^ Holland, still -is. put In-. frontMn earned runs wllh'2'43: , , Robinson Drug has seven hitters ' safeties 'nave been for excessive briscs - | hitting within file charmed. Swond division pltcners had their i mark. Ark-Mo Power has six; 1 inning during the we«k. and fea-| " m . Phillips, and Famous' five eabl tnrcd with good hurling. Jimmy [and East. Arkansas and the Uotpolnls suddenly have done about face, (hopping three 'games in a rovy. two -by the shutout method. The- hitUng has fallen off.' a whisper, the • defense has been erratic, - and the pitchers mve -been ineffective. Young Baseball Results Southern ,I*eaj>TO« Nashville 9. Knoxvllle ' 8, NIGHT GAMES lllnnlngham 6, Memphis 1. Atlanta 3, Chattanooga 2. New Orleans li, Little Rock 0. American l.^npup Chicago 5, Philadelphia 2 (10 Innings). , j' 'Detroit 8 S Boston 4..' ' SI. Louis 5,'kew York 3. .' 'Washington' 2, Cleveland' I. >. IT,, 'vtitccii men. I he league leading Robinson Drim crew placed four; Pastime, Ark-Mo Power and F-amotis, three each and McMulllrTs Cash Grocery one' Incidentally, virtually (he same starters as opened ajainst the Engineer! The complete selection: (Tiny) Qlover, Pastime, first base: Harman Taylor, Ark-Mo. second base and manager; James Tero 1 , Ark-Mo, shortstop; Leo (Rooster) Warrlngton, Robinson, third base; Charles Mo, left Ark- ~, v*..»..,i.j wiw B uy u , mr.- .. . n»!d; Ernest Barnes, Pas- badeei'S Will 1'11'St Lame time, centerfield; J. w. Taylor, n M rv A Hcblnson. right field; nick Potter. I'or [Ne\V Uwners At Kobhuon. catcher; John Holland,! Pii-irrrml,! ft 7 Famous, pitcher; Dan Wariingtou. 1 ' " ld g oulc li °"' Pastime, pitcher; Basil Ixckeil , Famous; Hob Burns. Famous and i Tllc Caruthersvlile, Mo., Bad- James Iligdon, McMullin utilily B<M ' S ' llllt11 yesterday the West Joe Applebaimi and Leon Smlth'i pla!ns - Mo - Badgers, dcf?aled the will handle the third and firs: I Pru 'agouul Rebels at Paragould base eoaehiiw " | Tuesday to lead the Northeast With the excepllon of Barnes I Al * tt ™? 100 P wlth '™» '» s P al ' e ... Taylor, Terry and stack-'[ lngCa ™ t j!f'ff lS, e "™' m8e 1 J' S" ard, all were regulars in ^hc, / J R Engineer eame. Barnes replaces;Andy Bevil. a teammate, in ccn- . , ter field; Taylor will be filling In where" J. W. Koclery, also a Rob- irisonite. performed; R. n. Crawford. Famous, was at .shortstop, and. James (Ace) Pucketl was In the short field.-.',-; However, before the game was over Terry and Blackard got Into the fray. Holland and Warring-ton were two of the three pitchers. Rimer, the ether, was unable to participate- this year due to his work. The selections for the All-Star teams from the girls' division, who oppose each other In opener will be five picked Osceola dropped a game to Newport. C to •), at Osceola. Murphy and Hamilton led Newport's attack. Southcrland was the winning pitcher. Joneshoro and Batesville met in a night game at Jonesboro. day. President Jack Arnlelwm has announced. Kast Arkansas Builders, who snrnng a surprise with a 7-4 upset over 11. n. Hughes • lust, week, face the proteges of Bcb Grimes in the a triple header, with winding up the program. ., Actlo will get under way.at 7:30, ; 111 ^it-gu.i vi ie second uf * li the . fcatuft y eram. ..Action I I National l.eajnie- St. .Louis 7,. Boston .5. Cincinnati 15. New York. 4.' Pittsburgh' 4-7, Brooklyn 1-5. Chicago 6, Philadelphia 3. Northeast Arkansas, League Newport C. Osceola 4. Cai'uthei'sville U,. Parngould 7. Batesville nt Jonesboro, night Tommy . .Warrlngton, alter losing enme a. ; tough 3-0 starter to : Pastime i ••— :———'— was hammcrt'd froni the mound SALlT LAKE CITY.. (UP) — A In l.i-3'frames by Robinson. 1 lib P"- 1 ^' of Bovermnent geologists rc- succeisor. ,-Eddie Sallba, wasil't cent -'5' resumed explorations In the much Improvement, though .lib vlc 'nity of the Henry Mountains Has hecn doing a good 'job in tlie in so »thcaslern Utah In search of . Smothcnnan, PhHlips Motor,-turn- cd in another nnc game, and lias two wins and no defeats and an earned run mark of 1.5. Kenneth Copeland, Robinson. Drug,' whom the fans are fashioning after Kenneth Bel], Ark-Mo Power ace In '35, hurled Impressively, In beating KING 'ARTHUR takes the guessing out of mixing because it's "SOFT- STILLED" Are you an "unlucky mixer"? Here's the way to make every gin drink a classic. ..Use King Arthur "Soft-Stilled" Gin! Tor ^'Soft-Stilling" assures a perfect blend every time. And melting ice won't kil! the flavor. That means perfect enjoyment from first taste to final sip! Try it . and see! KING ARTHUR GIN 100% Distilled pom American Grain Seagram DistiXcrs Corp. Distillery: Lawren«bmg, Ind. .Ex«utivtC>ific«:N<wYork four. Included arc:- Mciore,-East At- k a n sas, • 'jSD 1;' \y hlttlc,' -. liu ghcs, i S91 ;B. 'Lutes,' F*amous,:.385; ; Yfull, 1 TM- mous. .380; : -Heed/McMulUn. l3?5; Kurriham. .Phillips, ,368;-' "Wlnrpy 1 .Burns,, Ark-Mo .Power, '.364;, Mar- ; shall, Pastime, .363; p.', Bunch;.jl. D! Hughes,: .363;.'Warr[ngtori, Bpb- inson, .300; Brooks, Hobins6)i, Drug', .3G3; Sallba. Ark-Mo, power, ;357; Rushing, Hughes,-! .352; Wilsons "East' Arkansas, .350; Cloar, Phillips'Mo- or, .347;- Gray, McMullhi, i347; Oanske. Ark-^fo Power, .346; Crawr ord, Fainons, .333;" 11.. I>utes,"pa- nous, .333; Sanders, Phillips Moor, .333; Mosley. pastime. 333; Wright, Bast Arkansas, .313;' C. Bevil, Ark-Mo Ppwer-plillllps, ,308; 3ick Burns, Hughes, .308;: alMl. 53 P. Brogdon, Robinson, ,308^ -,,"if L ' - Today's Games.: Southern '.League .. Memphis at Birmingham, night :ame. Little Rock at New Orleans Knoxvllle at Nashville, games. . . Chattanooga at Atlanta. box. Eddie Is'gone, and the bniiit fall 1 ! on'" Tommy.''Manaiitr Taylor believes- as soon'as he finds hlni'- sclf he will 'come Ihroiigh. He has gootl ' control and 'steel nerves. Jaines -"Ace" Puckett. ' the team's leading hitter and star fielder, has enrolled at the University of Arkansas for the'simiiner and his .580 batting average will be missed: ," ; •i'-Bob, Orlmes has'been handicapped by -failure of his team to get .ln — for- the games; First,' he" lost .Tommy- -Burns,- -outllelder, and tied for'the loop hitting - lead two iweeks .' ago,- and his receiver, V'oung.- Then. "Tufty"- Rushing, one of the ; league's best shortstops and a' .357 hitter, has been unable to play In the last two games. These holes have been hard - to nil with the limited reserve material, and the necessary make-shifts have not come through. But Bob Is hopeful mat soon all will be back in the fold, and is confident that Hughes will inake a right of It when they do return. Talmadge Hucy Is the pitching choice for the Clothiers. radiuu).' other parties, are hunting valuable minerals in CalifAr- nia. AriMina.' Colorado and eastern Georgia. 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