The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 9, 1930 · Page 7
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PAGE EIGHT H I . VTf 1 !•: V 1 [ . I . K . '(A R K . 1 V_MK R Brilliant Centers Gird For Battle •j Chickasaws Practice Under Hudson's Eye; Low On Reserve Material, Under the watchful eye of Coach He,nry Hudson. the firsi signal praciice o( the season was litld yesterday afternoon at Haley Field as prospective candidates for t!ie 1030 Chlckasaw varsity were put through iheir paces. The first eleven that Jlncd up at Ihe call of Conch Hudson yesterday appeared far different (ram the Maroon and While machine that represented Blytheville hiuli in 1929 and smashed through a strenuous season with the loss of but one game, a defeat by Pine BHiff in the j first tussle of the season. Only five lellcrmen frcm the 18 who re ccived their tnlliais last fall appeared in the grey, clad crew ycs- Irrday afternoon and it Is around these five men that Hudson must build a machine to face a fornfld- 1 able schedule this season starling with the Earle game on Sept. 20. Although Hudson has been sorely hit by the loss of veteran let- tcrmen. he apparently hns, not lost much If any weight based upon the team that galloped across the gridiron yesterday. Youngsters' (roin Coach Glenn Durham's reserve squad, who have taken on pounds and brawn through the summer, will be relied on by Hudson In the present campaign. The first eleven to run signals yesterday lined up with George Matthews, who proved a sensational in 1029, at center, Alexander and Colston at guards, Jiiggers nnd Capt. Harder nt tackles ind Clmrles Gordon and Bone at the wings. In Ihe backfield, J. T. Craig barked signals, Pete Craig, Tommy Short and I. O. Weslbrook completed the line-up. Others were -soon sent Into the first siring line-up for the first, signal session and among those who appear certain to cop varsity berths are Wiggins MacFee nnd Luckctt. This Mac-Fee youngster nlthciigh rather small appears to be one of the sweetest prospects on Ihe field. He rnn ' signals for the Central high reserves at Memphis last year and got a taste of signal calling here, ycstcrny. ,7f he shows any marked'ability at the quarter post he is likely to snare the Job as [he berth-will be n hard one for HiKlscn to fill this year. Uut glancing over his group of reserves Hudson may find his hardest problem and one that Is almost Impossible to sol re—a decides Jack of capable reserves outsido liis first 15 cr 10 men. The lack of reserves may prove the biggest handicap in building a grid machine that will not go to pieces if one of-the mnln gogs would be disabled. Hudson could use a few big strong 175 pounders and speedsters and if the Chick mentor knew where they were coming from he would not lose much sleep over his prospects as they lined up yesterday. . - - McGraw Marches On John J. McGrnw falls ill while his team Is In the thick of a pon- nnnl fight. His doctor tells him lo stay nwny from the bench. The heat would be had for him. The Cubs n and Cnrdlnals Invade the Polo' Grounds for the old "erooctnl" series hut McGrnw Is ordered lo slay away. Davie Bancroft Is handling Ihe boys on the field. Dally he holds n conference wilh John J., who wauls lo know nil aboul everything These are critical days. You might say \hc climax of the baseball sea- n has been reached, and what a mrrx! With MrGrnw barred from e bench he loves! Without McGrnw. however, Ihe am hns been waging a blllnr ght. The tremendous nltack of s machine McGrnw hns welded gelhcr Is making Itself felt al' one Ihe line. It is like Ihe Arnne wilh I'ershlua In Paris, liiil e boys know what to do and ch of them has Ihe spirit thai McGraw. Two Victories Over Lowly Phils Give Dodgers Boost ; Only Major Carries Played Soccer Most Dangerous Game Played in France PARIS. W)-Soccer football is the most dangerous game played -n France and not rugby, according to figures compiled by the National Sports association wilh nearly 10.000 members. During the past season there were 313 soccer football casualties out of 4.000 players, while (here were 295 rugby accidents out of 4,068 players. Cycling accidents accounted for 72 victims, but there were no baseball accidents recorded, because baseball still in its infancy as a sport in Prance. American League VY. L. Pel Philadelphia '..93 4G .66 Washington 85 51 .02 New York 77 59 .56 Cleveland 75 65 .53 Detroit 68 71 48 St. Louis 54 83 Chicago 53 33 Boston 45 90 Not a Diplomat There are things about McGraw t can be criticized. A numbei people ''don't like him: He !.• otchcly. On the bench at time? s Irascibility burns holes In e fcplliiRS and Ihe pride of th' en who play for him. McQraw ever was a diplomat. He handles me of the players with kid gloves, iiey may sweat for the Glanls' use only to meet wllli a rebuke r their efforts. He knows how to Ing. A driver, relentless, nt limes ifreling, but with unfailing fnir- ;ss. •' , lie has the heart of n fighter. Hr III not quit. He has been out- .cked. A few times he has been it-thought. But his ball olnyerr low. their lender Is n fishier whr sks no quarter and will give- none. Iiey have caught that spirit. Mc- raw may be autocratic and cso- stlcal. but he Is always n fighter Faith in Him He expects hts men to win o 1 - jsc fighting and they know 11 from he minute they put on the Glaut niCorm. His spirit hns given hi layers fallli In him. The men who avc played for him in other yearn fill testify to this. At times the' ave longed to crack him on tin aw. but in the end there Is some hing they remember about hin hut they liked. He has made great ball player iul of mediocre material, and th e.ison is Ihe confidence he carric wherever he goes. His teams hav hown this soirit markedly on th road trips. The players arc aggres sive. Snvs Larry Doyle: "McGraw chanced me from wn kid to a bait plnver nlwav ready to fi?ht for him. -lust n cnu- ulc ol words did it. He told mr 'Lirry, you're n ball plivcr. Stlcl- with me and I'll prove it.'" Bancroft deserves a great deV of credit for the wnv IH> hns ke:>t l>; boys rnovine with McGraw mil of the picture. But Bancroft, af*"' all. Is onlv handling the Glnnt>; The Giants are McGrnw. And McGraw. ill. goes marching en. NF.W YOltK. — The Brooklyn oblns Jumped back into the pen ant picture In the national league onday when a double defeat of ie Phillies sent them Inlo third ace but three and a half games ck of Ihe leading Cubs. The Dodgers copped B to 2 and to 4 ill a double bill with Moss tchlng Ihe first triumph and Jum> Elliott setting credit for the •coiul. Moss limited the Phillies ' four hits the first game. The two games between the Dod- ;rs and Phillies were the only ics .scheduled in the major leagues cslcrdny and Ihe Dodgers made ie most of their opportunity. ioxing Show to Feature McRae- LaBrier Clash Their meeliiig postponed Iron nsl hlghl, Stanley McRtic, Luxora .glit-hcavy, nnd Howard LaBrler lew Orleans fighter, nrc slated to lash nt the Main street nlhlell rcnn -tonight. Mcllne Is well known to loca ght fans but Ills iippenrance to Ighl will be the first, of the sea on here. McRne hns always car ed the reputation of n dangerou: uncher nnd without n doubl car les one of the strongest right hunt unches In the light-heavy rank. However, his boxing skill leave inch to be desired. When the bl oy decides to slug, however, h lands n good chance with most o he boys. LaBrier will bt milking his locn ni» YOU KNOW THAT— .The Cubs busted u]> one another's strnw hats In PiUsb'iirgl- the other day . . . but nobody maimed Hack Wilson's hay clm- oeau . . . because Hack hac! Jusl paid one buck lor the geai n week before and Served notice he personally meant lo gunrc It and would stnrt slnpplni I>coptc around if they attacked his lid . . . Mrs. Wilson'; boy mcnns lo keep that straw kelly unill he has amassed 5 1 ' homers . . '. Gabby Street says night baseball is "a noble, experiment, nnd you know n' nbout these noble experiments" ... If Ihe Cubs aro not pulled out of Ihere before Sept. 10 the pulling is going to be tough . . . because after Hint dat- the Chicngoans will play the Reds and Braves . . . There's talk of n trade thai will send FrnnWe Fiiscli to Ihe Robins but of course it's only tnlk. • Tourney to Start ThisWeek Qualifying rounds for the annual golf tournament of the Blytheville country club will start thi. week with all members expectee to complete their 18 holes quali fylug rounds by nexl Sunday night AHcr the qualifying rounds have xm played, tlie players wilt bed! .•Ided according^ to their meda icore for the qualifying rounds in o three or four flights with th >iiiyers in each flight lo delermlm he best in their night by matcl )lay. Winners of Lhe various flight I'lll tattle for Ihe club title. debut, and as far as Information can be gained locally, he Is an "tm- known." U. C. Miller. Memphh fight manager, vouches for his record as a lough boy. Olto Young, hard punching Bly- Iheville negro, will meet Gene Taylor of Nashville, Tenn., darky, it: the semi-windup. The fight is slal- ed 'for six rounds. A number of four rounders open the show. * irjobl ij: Hearing MOST IDRMOC11ATIC SCHOOL PELL3TON, Mich. (UP)—Said t be the most democratic sc! the world, i*8 students' are the end of n summer term her? sponsored by the University of Michigan at Douglas Lake. The school, started In 190!), is recog nlzctl as the largest biological station In the world. Snobbishness Is not 'derated, and high hntlcrs r.re not admitted for enrollment. LAKE PLACID, Fla., (UP)—This city ' has the largest'city area ir Florida and the eleventh In trie United States, 44,800 acres being controlled by the city. WOULDN'T KISS CAT MT. CLEMENS, Mich. (UP)- restifying that his bride of tw weeks not only was'n'iwor coo but tliat she wanted him to kis. the cat while he was attemptin lo eal his dinner, Frank W.,Duba of this city was granted a dlvor'c decree from his wife. Caroline, b Judge Nell E. Reid in circuit com GROT CENTERS [ PLENTIFUL FOR THIS YEAR : opponents' attack Is concerned, Siano probably rales higher thar ellhcr Ticknor, Andres, Roberts or Mcirls. The lltlle Italian's eyes and brain were busy every minute of every game last year, detecting slip-ups in the enemy plans. He moved lo the point of attack faster than his teammates, and when tackles were made, he made (hem. According to Prank CavanaiiBh. Fordhom coach, Slano missed but ! one tackle m Ihe whole seaso: 1 .. backs \Vill Fight for A!l-i olle br ' ck a s aln tor 3i|ot|ie > sea- American Post This Year By CI.AIKK BURCKY NKA Servtcr Sports Writer Once upon a'lime—the lime, dear eaders, was before the Rockne- Varnei -z.upoke era of forward pas- es, wlngback formations and shlft- lines and backftelds—football sun's play with the Green Wav< of Tulane, It may bo a tough prop- osilion for Preacher Roberts lo gain (I'.e recognition he won las( year. The lalent of his teammates In the forward wall doubtless has improved, and Hit- Preucher may not have i lo do Ihe woik he did a year ago! when Tulane went undefeated and | captured the conference champion- caches picked Ihe biggest, lough- j *J>ip. irD1 * ie Ians l»'cdlct, ^however. si looking mugs on the squad to'""' " " '" ill the snapper-back role on the am. Bashed-in noses and cauliflower nrs were an aid in getting the ob, but only a minor aid for even he ugliest maps often were re- nodcled in the course of a game ind the Haggle sand Algernons ind the Reggies and Algernons nd Tonys. thai If the experts will afford the south a break in the matter of All- America po.sllions, Roberts will be In there. Georgetown opens up with a new coaching regime this fall. Tommy Mills, former Notre Dame playej and assistant coach, holds the reins Ihat Lou LIUle relinquished lo gc to Columbia. Tommy doesn't have la wovry about the center position. A center in ihosc days was sup- lor it's in the hands of his cap losed to snap back Ihe ball an'r tain. Bill Morris. The Georgetown jlough forward through fists, el-1 leader may not be an All-Amerlcan, lows, cleated shoes and whatnot.' but he'll handle the job satisfac- ' torily until an All-American comes along. ORDERS THUMBS OFF CHARLESTON, 111. (UP)—Whe Edward Perry. Decatur. caught li hand in the wreckage of a burnin freight car here recently, he wt ab!e to extrlcnSe all but his thum After repeated efforts to dlslodg the lone member had met wilh failure. Perry ordered a companion lo cut the finger off. No kulfe being at hand, his companion severed it wilh several blows of a spade. THE WRONG HAND • BEDFORD, Ind. CUP)—A hahd reached out of the home of Bill Haney, it is,alleged, and handed a boltle of homebrew to customers as they passed before the kitchen All went well until one of (he "customers" happened to be Night Captain of Police Cecil Brock, who found the arm belonged to Haney. f he were defending. It was his duty to absorb tlie shock of a joal- vard attack and stop the plnv without being mashed completely nto the turf. With the football style'of loday lowever, the snaoner-back becomes more than an animated door mat. He becomes a leader on defens 0 diagnosing- plays and shifting hi- position to meet the attack. On offense he becomes an inlerferer mocking over halfbacks in the secondary defense to make a path fo" Ids own ball-carriers. In short, r i sood center must be the smartest . shinies nnd surest-tackling llnemnn on the team—and a glutton fo- punishmenl. » » * Ben Ticknor—Harvard's good olu Ben Ticknor who snatched up Yale's little Albie Bcoth by the scruff of his. neck and saved the day for the Crimson—likes line play, and particularly the open defensive play of a center, because it brings him more action than any oilier position. Ben Ticknor also will argur with anybody who says the football rules should be changed and that points after touchdown should be eliminated. Incidentally, tlu Crimson leader, who won perhaps more All-America ratings than any other center a year ago, hopes that he never has to play against a better center than Hal Andres, this year's Dartmouth captain. They clashed last year—and they clash again this year. The date Is October 25 in Harvard stadium, and the young man who gets the better of the argument that afternoon may be the next All-America center. Two other eastern schools and cne Dixie school also selected star centers to captain their elevens this fall. They are Tom Siano of Ford!:am, Bill Morris of Georgetown and Preacher Roberts of Tulane In the case of Sluno, his was a reelection to the Fordhnm captaincy, which is ample proof that they believe in his football playing ability. Where keenness in diagnosing the Heid Courier News Want Ads. HOME THEATRE Monday and Tuesday | TIFFCri WINDS' A Story'oj Love — Of the Love That Krto^s Devotion, Doubt, Loyalty, ' Sacrifice! TenJrrly JoW by an All-Stor • Cast--Patsy Rtufi Miller. ,t/jf. cohit MfGregor, Eve SotilfieJu. Directed by Jawes Flood You can bet your/ ''• -r bottom dollar •& National League W. L. PC Chicago 80 56 .5£ St. Louis 17 58 .5 Brooklyn 77 60 .562 New York 76 00 .559 Pittsburgh 71 65 .522 Boston. C4 Cincinnati 55 Philadelphia 44 "75 92 .460 .414 .321 ARGUMENT HERE ROTHHURY (Northumberland^. Eiw. (OP)—Public ooinion is dl- Ided over ourdiose of a modern engine t" rcnlnce the one ri ented to the citv in 1788 an:" vhich is still In service. Garnet Today Southern Memphis ot New Orleans. Birmlnstnm at Atbnta. Mobile at Little Roclc. Nashville at Chattanooga. American league Boston at Chicago. Washington at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Detroit. New Ycrk at Cleveland. National 'Lt.ifuc CincinnaU at Philadelphia. Chicago, tit Brooklyn: St. Louis at New York. Only games scheduled, WARNING ORDER lhanirrv Court. Chlckasawba District. Mississippi County, Arkansas. S. P. Grimes, doing business a. Grimes Lumber Co., Plaintiff vs. No. 4808 B. H. Glass, doing business as Blvtheville Recreation Co.. DC fcndarl. Ttir defendant, B. B .Glass, i warned to amvsr within thlrtv rta\ in tho court named in the can oof nnd onswer IN 1 complain of tlw nlnlntlff. S. F. Grimes. Dnt^d An*. 5A. 19^0. W. W. HOI.L1PKTFR. Clerk. Bv Harvey Horrls. D, C. .'.".we Tavlor. Atlv ad Litetn. Reid. Evrnrd and Henderson. Attorneys fir Plaintiff. Aug. 2<5j Sept. 1-8.1 © 1930, Licctn & MYIRS TOBACCO Co ONE will always stand out I PEtlCHKHELfl Memphis Still Needing Con- pie of Games to Cinch Southern League Pennant ATLANTA, Ga. —The New Orleans Pelicans delayed the celebration planned by the Memphis Chickasaws for the 1030 Southern league pennant when they kept the Chicks still away from certain possession of the' bunting by trimming the league leaders 4 to 3 yesterday. The Memphians scored one run in the eighth and iwo In the ninth but lliclr desperate rnlly was quelled by the Pelicans. Gliatoo hurled splendid ball for seven innings lint Lee w&s rushed to his rescue in the ninth. Wadcly was the slar at bat nnd in the field. Hearn pitched a one hit game as the Atlanta Crackers took (he Birmingham Barons Into camp,' 1 to 0. Yaryan. Baron catcher, wns the only Baron to hit his offerings. The Nashville Vols defeated the Chailanocya Lookouts 5 lo 3. Me- \ Coll. Nashville hurler, also bal'.a; Ills way to victory. Grimes, LooS-J out first sacker, was the besi hitter of the day with three out of four. RITZ THEATRE Monday and Tuesday ^^^ gg? "**^^^*™**'*^^ l!g ^^^ Do yoii remember when ? —tramlcms WLTU nil the vage! —the Florodora Sextette was the Toast of the Town! —millionaires buzzed' 'around the famous beauties by tlie score! • Comedy Matinee and Night 10e-25c. RITZ THEATER Wednesday and Thursday Jack Oakic with Jeanette McDonald "Lei's Go Native" With a Harry Langelon Cora- sdy—"The Big Kick" Also Sound News Matinee 10c-30c Night 10c-35c Those were tlie ilaya! Go back to the gay, iflorious 'DO's with MARION DAV1ES MIUUIHC All Sound News. All Talking Comedy, ;-"Big Jewel Case." Matinee 2: Admission lOc and 30c. Night 7:00—9:00 Admission lOc and 35c. Special Announcement RITZ THEATRE MONDAY AND TUESDAY Now having the first run hi Memphis and Little Rock. The Four MARX BROS. "Animal Crackers" Stars of "The Cocoamits" funnier than ever! Make vour plaii3 now to see this. Matinee 2 o'clock; Night 7 and 9 Admission Matinee 10c-30c; Night Inc and /10c

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