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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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BLYTHEVILLE, '(AHK,): COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JULY .20, 1P39 DP mm. Stark's Decisions Eniage Dodgers But Umphe Stands Ground BY GFOROE K1RKSEV NEW YOHK, July 20 (UP) — These aie stormy da>s foi National League umpires Little Dolly Stalk gamely carrying on \\lth a bincc on his Inee fiom an early season injury, was caught m the \oitcx of an enraged group of Brooklyn pajen, In Die Dodgeis-Hcds game nst nlghi at Ebbets field Game Htlle fellow Mliat he is Stark, gave "the thumb" to Manager Leo Dmoclier, stood his ground, and regained some of the respect the umpiies lost after the Billy Jurges-Qeorge Mngerkuill' "spitting incident' at the Polo Grounds last, Stlinday Pop bottles, thrown oy irate flalbush fans caused the riot squad to be callce to prevent any trouble The decision which precipitated the show came in the third Inning wl-en Pitcher Wlilt, Wjall, Brooklyn! wait from second to third on a "sacrifice fly.' SUuk called him out, for leaiing second before the catch. Later Wyatt lost, his tempei v.hcn Stark called Frank Me Coimfck sate at first on a close play. The Brooklyn huilei threw r punch at. someone but IL clidn' land Some thought Wyatt \\n punching at tin umpire and other insisted he was punnhmg al on pf his o\\n plajers who was trjlng io calm him It was all great fun foi 21,00 fans mid a profitable evening to the League-Leading Reds, »li scored a 4-2 triumph in 10 inn ings Wally Berger's pinch doubl drove In the tying inn, and Bi Hershberger's single with the base Jammed hi .the IGtli oft Red Eyun who had relieved Wyatt, won 11 game how to Tlie Caidiimls moved Into sec ter " ond place last night by beating tl Phillies, 4-2, scaling tlnec inns o Hugh Mulcalvy in the first inning. Sunkel, Shoim and Bo\\mun woik- ' eil for the Cards \\llh Eunkel getting credit They carried another Giant plaver to the hospital as the Pir- nlcs licked the Terry men, 10-3 Big •Walter Brown was hit on' the Imnrt by a line drive off Arky Ynughnn's mat. The. hanii was not broken, but he will be out of action for several days. It was the Giants' fifth straight loss. Vaughan hit foi the cycle—home run, triple, double and single and added another single for good measure Jolnlny Mc- Carthy, Zeke Bonura's understudy at first, made his debut, as a pitcher In a lelief role. Ho \\i\b topped for 8 hits In 5 frames The'Bees won in the ninth from the Cubs, 3-2 Habbit Warstler, sjibbing foi Eddie Miller, out foi the season with a broken leg, laid down a perfect bunt to send in the winning nin after the Cubs had scored two to tie it in their half of the ninth 'The White Sox, plajing with black" armbands on their sleeves in respect for the late Louis Comts- key, handed the Red So\ a double trimming, 4-1 and 8-0 Jack Knott allowed eight hits in the opener, and Duncan Rigney turned In a four-hitter in the nightcap The Unkindcsl Cut Of All Out -Again If He Lands On Nose r Icgnruli'ss of whether Mrs, Patricia Dean fogged a 'lam)) nt him or vhellicr lie got It by scraping his left arm against the corner of n glass top bcdstami, here Is the six-Inch cut that en used Dlzxy ncnn to be sent home by the Chicago Cubs. Dr. John p. Davis, club ' physician, called It a superficial .wound, Archie McKaln combined to pilch three-hitter. Rowc was hit on the kneecap by a line drive from Jimmy Vernon's bat In the fourth and had to retire after he tossed, out the runner. Barney McCoskcy. imd a perfect day, "4 for. 4." Yesterday's hero — Dolly Stnrk, National League umpire who handled a lough situation with calmness and dignity In lasl night's Dodgers-Reds game ami Illustrated put out a player without V-8's To Bottlers; Ark-Mo Tackles Goodyear - In games tonight nt Haley Pielc 1 the league leading Phillips V-8's will clash with the Coca Cola Bol- Uers and (he Goodyear team wll meet the Arkansas' Missouri Powc ^ ° Today's Sport Parade By Henry MeLemora NEW YORK. July 20.—The sun s'n't so bright lodny. There is n nonii In llic breeze, hncl even Hie ocal birds sound despondent, Skies lire tinged with gray, trees hoop sndly, null life .hardly seems vorth the living. .....•-.••. Know why? I'll tell yon. Coloiiel \Villiain Terry of (hi; New York Giant's Is getting his bumps. Lav- able. Memphis Bill, the warm- heurled scion of Ihc deep South, Is having his troubles. For tho first time thnt many of us can • remember Colonel Terry Is .Without a'song on his lips, a smile oil-Ills face, mid n linppy. hcftrt- cnhig gleam. In his eye. : To see Colonel Terry despondent mid Bcvill will form Ihe''* « s depressing as It Is unusual, Phillips battery wlt.lv'Wurvlngton'W_ n ™'3 ' • frl - cmlshf l 1 ' tllc £hcciy Memphis Cliicks' Lead -Is Stretched To Two Full Games liy United I'ress The watch was relaxed, in the camp of tho Memphis ' Chicks to- dny nflcr the Atlanta Crackers failed to make good on a golden opportunity to overhaul Ihe league- leaders. ' • -• The Chicks stretched their lead back to Iwo full games Insl nighl by defeating the New Orleans Pelicans 4 to 1 while Atlanta was getting walloped by Nashville, 10 lo 0. • : This cased the tension for Memphis fans, who had been apprehensively' watching the Crackers upward rush as tho Chicks failed to get anywhere against their jinx Ihe last-place Little Rock Travelers. Tlie Memphis margin, was preserved only by Ihe fact that At- lantu also lost when Ihe Chicks went down in the last game of the Pebble series. II was men's night In -Memphis, and they saw Lyn Stout and Jim Henry combine their pitching talents to let the Pelicans down with five lilts. Ox Eckhardt and Sid Ofxtitrcaux, who got two lilts each, drove In all the winners' runs ofl j Humphries and Love, Mike Martynlk, pint-sized southpaw, held the Crackers lo two lilts In blanking them at Nashville, The Vols assaulted Atlanta pitching for 11 hits, Gils Dugns getting four and Cal Chapman and Bert Haas three each. Only second-baseman Johnny Mlhallc failed to connect safely In the roiil, Clip Polll took personal command at Chattanooga when he pitched and balled his males to a 0 lo 1 victory over the invading Knoxvllle Smokies. In addition to pitching four-hit ball, Polll drove In two runs on as maiiy singles. The crucial "cellar" scries pc- twecn Ihe Llltle Rock Travelers and the Birmingham Barons was rained out at Birmingham. ' The teams line up in the same order today. Ki-ye Luke, Clilnrnt actor. Is about lo lag Frank Mitchell as ncroba illvcs for third base In fun-making filmland benefit game Ijoiweei Lending Men mid Comedians at Wrigley Field, Los Angeles. . Yesterday's Results • Northeast Arkansas League Newport 6-4, Jonesboi'o 5-4. (12 innings). Second,. 8 innings. Pnragotikl at Carittliersville night. / Soulhern League Nashville 10, Atlanta 0. Little Rock at Birmingham, rain. Night games: Memphis at New Orleans. Knoxvllle at Chattanooga. 'Outboard Champ "* National Boston 3, Chicago 2. Pittsburgh 10, New York 3. Cincinnati 4, Brooklyn 2. SL Louis 4. Philadelphia 2. American League Detroit 11, Washington 0. Chicago 4-8, Boston 0-0. New York at St. I/onls, rain. Only games. Mead .'Defeats Hughes; Ark-Mo Heals Langstori In the Business Men's' League Mead Clothing Company defeated the II. D. Hughes Company, 9 lo 7, and Ark Mo power Corporation clllcc defeated Langston Wrotcn 5 lo 4. "Splffy" Ciiiard hurled for Mends with Tulimulge Hucy working for Hughes. "Buster" Cross was the Ark Mo pitcher and "Pig" Wrolcn hurled for Langslon Wrolcu Molor Company. Mend Is leading Ihe league with, three victories, Ark Mo is. second. Hughes Is third anil Langslon Wro- len has' ycl, to win a game. CORNWALLVILLE, N. Y. (UP) — Mr. and Mrs, Clarence Armstrong promptly returned the dog alien [hey tear lied Its owner was Floyd dialing, who, lived {JO miles awny n Oneonln. Ten days later [he lircd and hungry, reappeared Lawn Mower as Anchor Strangely Lands Fish GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (UP) — Merle Mosler, a slate probation officer, can't be bothered with rod and reel. His best system for fishing Involves a lawn mower. Mosier lacked an anchor when he and his Imsl went fishing at Gun Lake, near Mlddlevillc, Mich., and his host suggested an old, rusting lawn mower. As the day passed with rod and i'ce) proving inefficient, Mosier hoisted the anchor. The anchor hoisted n fish Hue, One end of the fish line hoisted a rod and reel, while the other end brought up it healthy, frisky and humiliated bullhead. BASEBALL STANDINGS - Northeast Arkansas League. W. U Pet. xCaruthcrsvlHc 12 7 Newport 12 .8 xParngculd 'I 10 JonesbJi'o 012 x—Night game. •png Way" Scogglns well Ooodycar's battery nominees. Party Line Too Busy For Fire Alarm Call LORAIN, o! (UP)—Marj' Spniila no longer can .appreciate the humor of the story of Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Miss Spnhla rail to a 1 neighbor's telephone when a shed began burning.' She found Ihe party line In use. They refused to hang up, although Miss Spahla pleaded It was n fire-alarm call. The shed had burned by the time firemen had been summoned rDetroit slapped Washing! on via another neighbor's phone. RIOT TN RTTINELAND - hy An Krenx PAUL HARDER TO HIT THAN HARDLIKKB a took over the" management, of New York Giants, he Is seri- isly troubled with his team, rndually it has been falling >arl until, lodny, it can only be escribed by borrowing lliat love- French phrase ''nil shot to ell." • In the game wllli Ihe Pirates eslcrday, which they lost tor .the neiivlnble . record of five succes- ve defeats, they presented n Hnc- p that resembled nolhlug so much s a cryptogram. A substitute first asomtm was on Ihe mound. A ighl llelder was at third base. A enter fielder was In right Held, second baseman wns nt short- top. The only Greek In baseball vns at sccoiul base, and a second tring catcher wns behind the plntc. B :S I OII In the press box, suffering at the >lghi of such a team, were -the i|5Ortswrltcrs. Acknowledged to be .mong Terry's closest friends, they snt and wept silently into Ihslr lot dogs as niild, ijweot William irted lo bring order • from this chaos. There was scarcely a dry eye among the writers when the Giants lost, so deeply did the boys feel for Ihe disheartened leader of the Giants. ; There WHS only one consolallon for them niul Ihe fans. If there Is any man who can bring Ihe Gianls lo the lop, riddled as they are, Terry is the man. His sweetness of character, his outward softness, mask a mighty bnseball Intellect. Students of such tilings say that in his head Terry lias more brain cells than nny baseball manager In history, and Terry, probably to prevent a discussion that would ollend his modesty.' has never denied it. in a way, those of vis who love and sdore Terry should be glad that Ihe Giants are In such dire straits. Because the situation will afloril Terry the opportunity to show, once mid for all, hvs vast baseball powers. For the first time he will be able to master mind at Cull lilt. For the first lime he will have Ihe opportunity to prove thai, Is not the players who ninKCi whining team, but the skill and sngaclty of the manager. It hiis long been Terry's beli-H hat Ihere were no breaks in baseball other than those created by the men themselves. He has M- vav's discounted luck. Come, sweet William, and prove to those scant few who do not class you as baseball's mightiest manager tfiat you are. Don't let SoultiiTii League W. xMeinpllis 50 Atlanta .. ft't xClmllanoogu 49 xKnoxvillc .. ., 45 Nashville ....43 xNew Orleans .42 Birmingham 4(1 Little Rock ..30 x—Night game. National ' ,, W. Cincinnati 50 St. Louis .41 Chicago 43 New York 41 Brooklyn, .. 38 Pittsburgh 38 Boston .. 38 Philadelphia 24 American league W. New York CO 48 Chicago W Cleveland .. 41 Detroit, ..- 41 Washington .. ....... 34 Philadelphia .31 St. Louis 24 Read Courier Nuws want afls. .Rabbit Born With One Ear SAN JOSE, Cal. (UP)—A rabbit, born hero and belonging to John Baiqnilla, is lacking one thing M'lilch rabbits usually Imve the most. It has only one ear. Today's Games Northeast Arkansas Carulhersvllle at. Paragonld. Newport at Jonesboro. Southern league Memphis at New Orleans. Nashville at Atlanta. Little Rock at Birmingham, two, Knoxvllle at Chattanooga, National league Chicago at Boston. Pittsburgh at New York. Only games scheduled. American League Boston at Chicago. New York at St. Louis. Washington at Detroit. Philadelphia at Cleveland. _ . Robert Meyer, hetmeted and I laden with safety equipment,] was declared winner in Class A professional division of International Outboard: Molorboat Regatta ^Milwaukee after judges' disqualified Paul Wearly of' Muncie for jumping gun in final. Meyer resides in Chicago. TWSamuBls us down. Win that pennant—or I KEEP A WINDSHIELD WIPER ON MY CHEST! • When it's hot, tlio petapiralion tolls oil mo liko a Summer shower. [[ ! didn't wear a HANES Undcishiil. my top-shirt would bo sopping wet. But the soil, absorbent knit oft a HANES cleans away tho perftpiralion like a windshield wiparl A HANES Undershht catches Iha perspiration al Iho pores ... lets Iho air gel al il... gives it a chance to evaporate. You leel cooler, you look cooler. And your lop-shit} stays a lot nealerl See your HANES Dealer loday. HMIES UndetshiilB have loads oi tail- l«nglh. P. H. Hanes Knitting Co. Winston-Salem. N. C. Dodge is the only truck wiih lOOVc Rustproofinjj on cabs, bodies, fenders, hoods, radiator shells, etc. Preserves tho finish, proiecls tiaJe-in value. Dodge uses 7diffcr- ent truck engines for the different track capacities ftoni W-ion to '3-ton, so each Dodge Ttucle ts powetcd just light fotmaxi'mum performance andeconomyt The Anioln Steel in Dodge Truck axle shafts and springs combines hardness and strength far in excess of ordinary steels. One of the reasons why Dodge Trucks last longer, save'on te- paitsl SHIRTS UNO BROADCLOTH SHORTS 35', 3 lor M More Impersonate (5-Mcu WASHINGTON IUP) — a - Men aren't popular with the underworld, but. more and more crlmi nals like to Impersonate tliem and other government officers, according to Justice Department slnlisllcs. The department in the 1939 fiscal year convicted 229 impersonators of -federal officers—11 per cent more Ihan In the preceding year. 1 For Mm end 8oyi • fit Every S:alo» n<Kfn»«ir In |h« SoalA. tVtlit'rti WM. R. MOORE'S MEMPHIS "I saved a dollar today It's a great satisfaction to look over the day's accounts and find you've been able to save money by careful buying.. ' Knowing. where to buy is part of the trick. But knowing how to buy is a bigger part. The wise "business manager" of the home plans her shopping as skillfully as a business man plans to spend a thousand dollars. Advertisements help greatly, of course. On daily necessities like meats, fruits, vegetables, they show you how to save 2c here, 3c there, adding up to much. But advertisements are just as helpful on larger purchases—furniture, draperies, motor cars, clothing.' Followed carefully, advertising saves you money all down the line .. . helps you run the household more economically . . . gives the budget a chance to breathe! .A' if,

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