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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1913 2 Former Chicks Seek Coach's Job High" School Mentor To Be Selected To Succeed Bynum Two former Blylheville football star.s. one a former Chick coach are :,,no,, K the applicants socking to ., ( . 1 . 1 .'.. 1 :^ mc »™>> ™«>«i by the yesterday of Coacl "" Southworth Improves, Returns Today; Cards Blast Yanks 4- _BLYTHEVrLLB .(ARK.)' COUUIEK NEWS ,. . " •'.• -nun UN juiHOiK director of lilytln-vllle ni B |, school it was disclosed todav. Applications for (he vacant position have been tiled by Russell Mosley and Bill Godwin, former Siiiiig last year to play professional foot hull with the Boston Yan;, AJ . oslp V 's "I present assistant I3RADENTON. Flu., March 17. (UP)— Manager uniy Soiillnvorlii of ll'.e Do.ston liraves, who has hee.i beaded down lor the last two days with a heavy cold, hoped to set back into action today. The Braves beat Ihe Detroit Tigers yesterday. 4 to 3, in 14 innings ul Lakeland, the payoff run comma on K'.nsles by Dan Lilwhilp,-, Tommy Uplines, and Frank Ker. The pitching o( Virgil Trucks c-oti- liiuied lo stand out for tlie Tigers. Bvium, .,« ii i .i " mKa lo siauu out lor >•r,,;!^,'^ l« !.»= given OD |y ,ou, !>il ' s runs in 14 innines this Spring. S. PETEKSBURG, Fla., March 17 CUP)—The New York Yankees today announced Ihey had floated n high coach at the joe Bradley school in Htintsi-ille. Ala Bymim has accrnU-d 'a position .s line coach at Arkansas Tech In Rilsscllvillc where h e B radu«ited from high sc j|ool and later gained distinction on ih c Tech gridiron. I He ctinc here as assistant coach s and was promoted athletic director u'hrn GtKiwin gave up the post to play professional football. of the two applications "leaked out" late yesterday shortly alter (he official announcement of Coach Bynum's resignation The so -" —'""•••MIII tiuu(l£,[luul VIIC entire system of Yankee-owned bail clubs." Louis' Carclhuils out pitched and outhil Die Yanks yesterday ; >,, a 4 to 1 triumph, that snapped the New Yorkers' .seven-same winnjiv streak. The Cards pounced on pnchcr Spud Chandler, matin;- his lirsi appearance. f or llnc . c rni)s aud six hits In three innings. St. Louis marie a total ol 14 hits, one a homer by Don Lang and New YorK made seven. >^".ti.iL ijyiium s resignation me so- " lvlj me ^nu called -rumor" was verified by I teams on th, persons, '.veil-informed concerning exhibition gat BIytheville High School athletics' The Indian, Blytlievllle Hiel. ,....„ t ,,,.-,,, Aliplk'LUmiis to be Considered Superintendent of Schools W. B. Nicholson neither confirmed nor denied the reports today but he stated that '-.several applications have been received for the position", ami indicated that thev would be given due consideration by the Athletic Committee. . Mr. Nicholson did Hot reveal when the Blythcville School Board would meet to appoint Coach Bynum's successor. However, in learning of the Chick mentor's resignation yesterday he stated that the board would meet later this week and that applications for the position "probably u-ould be considered." He declined to sav who had applied for the job but stated "I have -gcetved both mail and telephone jWHcations but I am not. In a .KJsition to give anything official concerning the appointment. That will have to be decided by the boarci." Applications [or the vacant position ivill first have to be reviewed by the Athletic Advisory Board of the school, it was pointed out. The Advisory Board then recommends one or two applicants to the School Board, which ha s the final say on hiring. STOCKTON. Cal., March n (UP) The Cleveland Indians will lanuli: with tlie Chicago Cubs, the hottest the West Coast, in sn me today. game against Oak- laud yesterday wa.s ruined out. The Culls have won eight games anil losl two in (raining. SARASOTA, Fla., March 17. IUE') —Mickey Harris and Dave Ferris, two of the Boston Red Sox ''problem" pitchers, passed tests yesterday with flying colors. I Harris gave up two runs and three hits in three Innings and ._ „ Ferris no runs and two htu In the , OV(1 '' their Montreal Royal farm same number of frames as the Sox ' ' (heir runs were scored against Sen alor Ace Early Wynn. Six of the runs Wynn yielded came in the third Inning. Howard Pox and Kent Peterson, meanwhile, hold the Washington batsmen In check with Fox getting credit for the victory. SAN BERNARDINO, Cal., March n. <UP>-Rookie southpaw Jlimny Goodwin turned In a lop pitching job for the Chicago White Sox yesterday ns the Sox defeated the St. Louis Browns, 6 to 3, Goodwin, who won 11 games for Jersy City last year, gave up only two hits and no runs In four Innings on the mound. Tlie White Sox effectively bunched their 10 hits against <j r yan Stephens and Krcd Sanford. Mike Tresh of the So* and Bob DJlllnger of (h c Browns each had three hits. HOLLYWOOD, Cal., March n (UPl—The New York Giants appeared today to liave losl none of the home run power Hint created a new National League record last year. Homers by Jack Lohike and Bob Thomson, both off Klrby HI 8 be gave the Olniils a 5 to 2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday. The Pirates Bot some consolation from a good performance by pitcher Bob Chcsnes. the lilgh- prlccd rookie, who made his debut by holding the Oianls to one run and two nils In three Innings, the rim coming when- lie bobbled n grounder with the bases filled. Softball Sponsors Stcmky's Partner And Managers To Meet Tonight Malingers and sponsors of (cams ! entered in (he lilytlieville Y Cllv Softball League will meet tonight at 1:30 In the Y rooms to discuss-plans for the 1948 season, It was announced today by J. p. aarroll, Y secretary. four teams have Ihus fur filed applications for entry In the league, Mr. Garrolt slated, mid two moru have indicated interest. Hepresen- tallves of these tennis will be pu's- ent »t tonight's meeting, Teams thaal have Illed applications for entry nvc Hays Store, Loy tlch Chevrolet, Ark-Mo Power mid Sam Johns, hc s:ild. Phillips Motor Company nnri Hie Huppy,nour Grocery are also expected to sponsor tennis. CIUDAD TRUJILLO. D. H. Marcll 17. (UP;—Hugh Casey, the old reliable fireman, and Rex Barney, tlic young erratic firebniler, today appeared well-advanced In training at the lirooklyn Dodgers camp. In the Dodgers' 13 to 4 victory St. Louis Is Rated One Point Favorite Ovet NYU NEW YORK. March 17. <UPI — St. Louis University's bounding 1311- llkens were favored uy (lie siiu-. margin of u slnulc point over New- York University tonight /or tin- N«- lional Invitational Basketball Tournament (Itlc mid it berth In the U. S. Olympic trials. Times how close ibis "milntar Mmued up between || U ' home town violets, who have shuttled Iwtworn ullUiiucc ami mediocrity all season Ions, and the slick Mid-Westerner.-;, who have captivated the hearts of New York fans like no oilier out- of-town team. In a consnlnllon opening contest. Western Kentucky, which was eliminated on Monday nl^hl In the semifinals by SI. Louis, was fn- vorcd by (wo points over DC Paul of Chicago, which met Us muster Hi the violent Violets. ~~*™—-^—^v- Airline's Roving Bachelor Has Risky Job, Especially Since It's Leap Year PAGE SEVEW Alym IXn-k. shortstop u,> from Jhlw-auki'O. who hit .:t(r,l in |.|(| i;ames Irist seiison, is expected '<> ho !-.itdic; Sliinky's clouhlc- pl.iy combination for the Huilon Hraves. -- --- --- - -o ..„ v,.c OUA i hands yesterday, Casey gave up defeated the Philadelphia Phillies. °»l- v r ">e single In three innings Two BIytheville Teams Advance In Cage Tourney Two Blythcville teams, the Loy 3!ch Motormen and the Hays Store 3rocors, advanced to the quarter- inals of the Mississippi County independent invitational cage tourna- nent at the Armory here last night •-y winning first round games Tlie Molotmen, with center Jones jading the way, raced .to n 35 to J victory over Caruthersville in "hist night's first game, and the Srocers. paced by center Pierce, downed Blackwater 70 to 66 in the second tilt. No other games were played. Four teams failed to show up for games last night thus dwindling the entries down to five squads, bailing to appear were Kciser. Wilson. Promised Land and Steele. Semi-final rounds will" be played tomorrow night with the champioil- Echertulcd tentatively for Monday 5 to 2. Ted Williams drove in four runs with two doubles and a single. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., March 17. (UP)—Joe Polich. schoolboy shortstop who has drawn ruve notices from major league scouts, was under contract today to the New York Yankees for S4.000 a year. Polich, who scout Joe Devine called the best infield prospect from L.US niigi San Francisco since Bobby Drawn, ' yesterday. and Barney was equally impressive, although an error enabled the Royals to reach him for two runs. ditcher Gil Hodges homered for the Dodgers, whose victory was their sixth straight. FULLERTON, Cal,, (UP) — Don Johnson's March homer the first pitch started the Chicago Cubs to an 11 to 3 victory over their Los Angeles Angels farm hands will he sent to the Twin Falls, mi. , club of the Class C Pioneer League' TAMPA. Flu., March 17. (UP) — The Cincinnati Reds smashed 16 hits yesterday to beat the Washington Senators, B to 2 and all 17. (UP)—There arc at least tw-j things the St. Louis Browns will b" nble to boa.s-t about this coming season—hustle and spirit. f Manager Znek Taylor has been Riven the unpleasant task of mold- Ing « group of minor leaguers into a big league team—and while lie mny have MJs troubles, he also is going to have some tun, too. "There's one thing for sure—we won't have guys loafing on th" job like we did lust year," says Tuy- The Cubs made 15 hits against Ior us his speedy youngsters go Bill Fleming, Bus Bauers, 'and Hal | "bout their ccmdftionfni; pronram .it Don Ulcil ' Spring training quarters here • -- • deep in Ihe Snn Bcnmtdtno mountains. To make. Taylor's task tougher. Kleine, with rookie pitchers D Swartz, Bob Kelly, and Howard Airman quelled the Angeles. Chuck Abernathy homered tor Los Angeles. Tennis Stars of World Fame Play In Little Rock for Arkansas Fans Taylor Enthused Over | r- I ri Browns' Hustle and SpiritijQGKS FlOOd Control Funds WASHINGTON. M»r, 17. min<Mi ollicml of Ihc Mississippi Val . I ley Association lodny hoiwd for Senate help In Retting money for several [loot! control projects In thr Mississippi lilvcr basin program. Everett T. winter. Omalm Neb vice president of |hn nssoclnUon told a Semite appropriations .subcommittee Hint the House hud bom "too severe" In slashing t i lc Army civil functions 1,111. lit- asked for rc.slornllnn of the SaOO.OOH Oklahoma city flood wall the S84U.OOO local protection project at Memphis, Tenn., mid of $3.000 . ....i.wi^ L,i^fi uniKiirr. 00(1 lor the Enfaula rtrsrivnii- a™ most ot the experienced players Oklahoma *•""""" nc -«"°'r in were holdouts and reported late. In- By Mori Stern (IJnltert fmi surf C'oirf»|Kmd»nl) MTTLK DOCK, Mar, n. ( UPi — Home iwrsous find love where they s ,"r l ii> • iii<i °" a " i "°^ Hut Leonard "Honeymoon" Wntls ».' Ultle Hock Hurts that love Is IIM mportniH pun „[ 1,1, i )lls i llMs . Watts Is one of Hie few travellnx relief iiRent, employed by llrnnlff Inlennitlotml Ahwuys lo „((•, \ n and tnke over n s a relterer for key II Is one of those Jolw where you have to be a Jatk-of-i'.ll-trades iind a master of all of (hem too, He Li qualltU'tl to handle weather Clenraiice. rndlo, (IckethiK-ln fuel any and nil phases of ground om>r- itlions work, In ndrillion, Walts l.s n former Nnvy pilot, but he Imsn't boen culled on yet to sub for one of lininlll's Illnht officers. To show how Walls eels mound « few ivock.s ago he wns In wiehl- la. Kan,, handling Ihe liansnorla- lloil nuent chores for Fred Clenlry whllii Ihe the latter wn.s limey-' mooning. When Ocnliy's honeymoon «-us over. Wiitls c-iuiBlit the'next plmie fnr TuUa. okln.. where h P subbed inr Tr.iiiMWitittlon Agenl Wallace Splelh, while Splt>lh nml his bride dixtued rliv nnd old stior.s At present., Watts Is In Foil .Smith. Ark., nml for (he usu;ii ren- son. Walls says he Is nlways |,usv Inn speculates Unit iiu> "extra slrnhi I lies* days l.i « res-Mil of leap vrm." There Is a ray ot IIOIH-, Walta MI.VS, for nimt of ilninlfC.; i-inpiuvrj arc inurried. Ktlll, ilu-re »>,• ]„',],. <lri'd.< of slnclc employes IhroiiKh- oul the system's III) cttii'.s. \\'jill.^. ivlio Is- -.'.'I- flvr-fniit-clniit ami of medium inillil. 1,,-m-,, [mie pliy.slcul re.ii'inliliuu-e to cii|iid. Nrv- cilhelcivs, l>|s lelluw winkers eiill lilni by Ih.'it nniuc. tie refer lo him as "Honeymoon" or "Ixiver HOY" Walls. "Just as the pnrsnn tlrs the knot, onto the »cene stem mom Watt,," saM District . lie Mtiiiager Ororgi- collett, Jr.'"In (act, sometimes he gctj there Iwfore the parson." Ironically. Watts l s B ba c |i e |or. Although I,I S f,ien lnmll „,,„ with the Jibe "always a bridegrooms relief agent, bill never n Walls Btty8 hc , nol THEATRE LUXORA Pride of the Cninmiinily ui.ii i?r,i Oprns at B:30 p.m.; Starts 7:00 n. LITTL; and Jack ROCK. Ark.. March Kramer moved out n. + of and JacK Kramer moved out of j Arkansas today after a smaii crowd j Herman Hickman Named Of rabid fans M-ntnhpil tho rim!.,,. • • j _ . _ of rabid fans watched the dmlnii- tive Riggs absorb his 33rd defeat of the current professional world tennis tour here last night. Biggs has won only 10 of 40 matches Jlayed to date—losing 19 of the last 23 contests. Ex-amateur king Kramer clearly outclassed the defending professional champion in winning 8-6, 2-6 and 6-2. fiigg.s was his colorful i battling self much of the time but [ Heorf Coach at Yale i NEW HAVEN. Conn,. March 17. (UPl—Massive Herman Hickman. who coached Army linemen since 1043 and dabbled in wrestling professional football and literature before that, today succeeded Hotvie O'Dcll as head football coach »t Yale University. The signing of Hickman to :i -.-.. .„..„ „„„. , wasn't up lo the methodical re- ' thl ' ce -year contract, believed to call lemle.ss and powerful game of his ! Io1 "I'l'^'otimately $10,000 a year, towering Joe. ) eliminated an intensive search for Dinny Pails, the Australian star i LnTrl""'"," 11 '° r °' DC "' Wll ° re ' played some excellent tennis m i f 8 "^ '" ?,* nu * ry . '" become hesd downing Francisco segurn, 6-2, " i *?* Ut tlle Unive "ity of Wasli- iu the supporting match, a in me supporting match, I Jack Harris, promoter ol the tour. night. Tomorrow nighl's games will' defended Riggs against charges'of i R O V Robincnn n.^r.V-, find Cooler meeting Hays at 7:30. j Fort Worth, Texas, lans that the I » 7 KODInson UCCISIOns find Cooler meeting Hays at 7:30. j Fort Worth, Texas, lans that'tile r, .' Cm-dwell playing Loy Eich at 7:30 pro champion wns loafin° when he i OTtmm in Bltfalo Bout and the winner of the Hays-Cooter '"' '~ : ' " - ~ contest meeting Luxora at, D-.30. i Foreign Stars Ranked High in Tennis Meet <iuarter-iinnl round of the men's singles in the national indoor tennis championships. TjUl'i-n. seeded first, faces Ar- '".ile McGrath. St. John's Univcr-'i sny player seeded third, will meet Marcel Bernard, the champion of France. losl his match there E-0° 6-0, Sunday night. "In 30 years ol watching high tennis I've never seen an individual give a finci exhibition of controlled power than Kramer did that night,' Hams said. -In my opinion, no one could have stayed on the court with him that night." Harris pointed out that the two interest in winning every game." "Riggs realizes that ir lie loses this tour he's through as a money maker—he's a ham and egger. Does 000 a ycnr by not trying to win?' Harris asked. Read Courier News Want Ads DO YOU WANT TO SAVE MONEY? DO YOU WANT THE BEST SERVICE? Of Course You Do! Then Don'r Cheat Your Tractor By Using Anything But Genuine — Farmoll Parts — TAKE ADVA.VTACK OF OUR CKANKSIIAI-'T EXCHANGK 1'LA.V FARMAI.L B FAIUIAM. II l' - ARMAIJ, M 11.63 Outright 10.80 Exchange 22.35 Onlrishl 15.30 Exchange 28.05 Oulriglil 1S.M Kxclwnse Comiilcle Set of Main BcarhiR Complete Set of Main IJeariiu Complete Sc( nf Main Rearms . Roil ..... Rod ..... Knil and S.9r> and 1R.1S anil T, . , , r " •• »v...,i,i,t- .uam Ucari Those crankshafts are genume Farmal, Factory Don't Be Misled By Inferior Substitutes Insist on Genuine Formal] Tractor Parts _--_^ •3/2 SOUTH 2HL D ST. PHOME863 BUFFALO, N. Y.. March 17. (UPl —Sugar Ray Robinson, world's welterweight champion, nursed A bruised right hand today, souvenir of his 10-round victory over Henry Brimm ol Buffalo last .night in a non-title, bout, Robinson, weighing 151 pounds, gave away nine pounds to Brimm but won easily. The. hand injury came in the seventh round and ended the welter king's bid for a i knockout. 'British Champ Defeated \ But Keeps Crown LONDON, March 17. (UP) — Vince Hawkins still reigned today ns Britain's middleweight champion | but only because an English boxinj .statute forbids minors lo hold the | Randolph Tuipiii. a 19-year-old I N'esro. gave Hawkins a sound beat- j nig in a 10-round bout last night I aud gained the decision of the judges. However, he was not allowed Lo claim the championship because of his youth. . Partee. Glenn mar. Eddie Pel St«vens. Moulder. AI Wid- lngrlnl and Chuck Illinois Governor Wants Pro Boxing Suspended SPRINGFIELD. III.. March [6. (UP)—Gov. Dwight n. Green of Illinois recommended a (lirce weeks suspension of professional boxinK bouts in (he Mate until April 1 yesterday, pending -, m Invesili-iiilon into the ring death of the yonurf boxer. Sam Earoudi, after a Cliicai'o bout on Fel). 20. The governor's rec-ojiiiuriiiiation as made in a letter lo Sheldon Clark chainnan ol he commission. LOS ANGKLKS. March 17. ,ui-j —The Los Angeles Rams of the Nn- llomil Professional Football Lcnrile totloy Hiinoniifcd (lie signing of 25- year-old Robert De Menu. '22S pound eiiind from Mississippi Southern. - - - " ' • ^^^^^^_ ' J* RTfZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Three-Way Tie ior First In Palmetto Tourney AIKEN, S. C.. March 17. lUPl — Ben .Hogan of Hcrshey. PH., Henry Picard of Centervllie. O., and George Fazio of Los Angeles divided an estimated SU.OOO in prize money today after finishing in a three-way deadlock in the one-day Palmetto Golf Tournnment. The three golfers each shot a fivc-under-par 66. Picard's perform- j ancc wns the most impressive of all inasmuch as he was forced lo shoot most of the 18 holes in a heavy rain. He came through with his fine card alter Hogiin and Fazio had completed their games in dry weather. Wednesday & Thursday "The Roosevelt Story" News and Short Wednesday & Thursday "LOVE AND LEARN" with .luck C'urson, Hubert lliltliin »nd Martha VU-kcrs Warner News; Also Shorti New Theater Manila's Finest Shnwi KVKKV NIOll'r n* Opens \ViTk llaj, 7:110 pm Mallncc Saturday ,t- .Snnil.iy Sut.-Suil. 1 p.m. CnnU Bhuwlnr Wctlncstliiy & Thursday "Love From a Stranger" with Sytvln Shliiry anil Jnlin llnili.ik Srlcclcd .Slnjrl.-i even thinking about «Wnf for » T. H. ft. in relieve htm. "No prosu«u," h« BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLV 1 p.m. Show gtarti l;tf Saturday >x Oftlcc Upeni IZ:t5 ( Show St»rl» 1:M f.m. Sunday Box OJflte Optat I:4S Show StarU 2:M First Basic Improvement in Gin Making in 300 Years Naturally Golden Naturally Smoother Naturally IJry-cst BARRETT HAMILTON, INC. Distributor LITTLE ROCK, IRK. bcaqrams Margaret IRVING Sarah SELBY Carol HUGHES lren« RYAN Mllhurn STONE fay Stn Ong.™l Stoi, b, Mo n Adrd'ional 0 o'ogv« by IU PioctufeH nnd DJrKlfd by ,«_ CKAB1CS BARTON 105, A UNIVERSAL PIC1UM "THIS LOVE d OF OURS" with Ch;irle» Knrvln & Claud* lulu ALln Cartoon Thursday & Friday VIVIEN LEIGH Queen of Eniictmtni VIVIEN CUUOE LEIGH-RAINS "CAEsAR'ANn CLHOPA1RA' LIUl DISIIllED DRV Dislillc'fJ from Amcricnn Crnrn.OO Proof. N.Y. Dangerous Partner*" with James Craln.A Mabel Prte« Also Short Guy Lombardo to Try For New Speed Record NEW YORK. March 16. (UP) Bandleader Guy Lomb.-mio announced yesterday that hc wilt a:.[ tempt to break Gar Woody mca.s- 'uretl-mile .speedboat lecorcl of m ;>•> m.p.h. on the Indian Stiver near Miami. Fia.. or, Friday ir weatlur and water conditions permit. Lombardo and his mechanic. Anthony C. Ortli. recently installed a 1,350 horsepower Allison engine in his boat, "Tempo VI." BLYTHEVILLE ARMORY Fri. and Sat., March 19th and 20th HICKS BROS. INDOOR CIRCUS Auspices Blythcville Jaycccs 20 BIG TIME CIRCUS ACTS Headed by the Following Stars '* Champion ' »» « For.most Expon.,,^ cf Ihe Horlronlal HARRISON I>UO— Cycle Calculators. ALICE AND HER AERIAL BALLET LATARSITA-Heel and Toe C.lch. BILLY IRWI.V— Table Rock. CLOWNS AND MANY MORE. ADVANCE TICKETS NOW ON SALE BY JAYCEE MEMBERS 1 SEE VOO REPRESENT THE. PRESS V LIKE VOUR TOWN I MUST CONFESS IT'S ME HOW TO BUY POR LESS DEAL AT POOLE MOTOR COT Cuts Delivery Costs! "Jeep With its ihrifcy performance am! low maintenance expense the "Jeep" Panel Delivery cuts delivery costs 10 (he bone, li lias ihe 4-cylinder "Jeep" Engine . . . wheelrusc nf lo-i" . . . p.iylo.id up ,„ 1200 Ihs. and 98 cubic fcei carrying capacity. All ihi.s, plus ir.ulttion.tl "jeep" dependability and rip, adds up to a job ih.it can'i be beat for diyin- ind-day-out delivery service. See it now.

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