The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1938 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 7, 1938
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Figure In Trade Talk Cleveland May Trade Harder If Male's Ann Fails To Respond BY UARRY CRAVSON Spoils Editor, NBA Service ALEXANDRIA. La., April B. — Trade winds canttriue lo blow us the ntajor league clubs north. The latest, gust has Eric McNalr of the Boston lied Sox going to the Cleveland Indians In n'deal Involv- ii) 3 . Mel Harder. Tlie Trltie refused to consider ihis transaction during the December meetings. McNnir, who lieltl out tills spring, suddenly becomes n key man. with both Cleveland »n<) the Chicago White Sox seeking n regular infielder. .With' Uike Ajipllng onl with a broken ankle, ilie Pale Hose need McNalr worse lhan do the Indians, Jimmy .Dykes perhaps rogri'is swapping Version Kennedy lo De- troll, during tlio winter, for, with Monty Stratton suffering from a tad arm, lie now cannot spare the pitelier demanded by the Red Sox. Tlie Cleveland club has been Stalling for time .• . . nwulllng the result of the . tonslllotomy snhinll- ied lo by Bad News Hale. The Eldorado kid looked quite nil right In streaks at second base fii 1934 and '35. but a weak arm brought about his transfer to third base', and otilj- valuable time will lei) whether this weakness was due to toxic poisoning throughout his system. Alva Bradley and his chief business aid, .Cy Slapnlcka, have obtained a fresh slant on their. miUe- rial from Oscnr vill, who Isn't at all positive that he will be satisfied with Hale at second. , : Evans Hints: Ucal Is On Vllt definitely lias given up on John Kroner, and Tommy Irwln, the prospect up from New Orleans, wants to play shortstop, where Lyn Lary Is Installed. Irwln, who balled '.322 for New Orleans, might help the White Sox. by the wny. Strengthening the belief Hint Harder may go lo Boston is the report that in New Orleans, Billy Evans, the old umpire and former general manager of the Indians, told Mrs. Harder to prepare lo move to the Hug. Evans now Is head of the Red Pox farm system. Harder is a popular favorite In Cleveland, where he has pitched with great success for 10 years. But Vitt'.r biggest worry is the Indians' defense In the fiold, nml lie easily could sacrifice Harder. Pitching is the Tribe's strongest department, with Johnny Allen, Bob Feller, Denny Gatehouse, Willis Hudlln, Johnny Humphries, Al Milnar, EaU WhltelUll, and Joe Heving. Humphries, n University o r North Carolina product who bagged 20 1SH1IN THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 1.938 lion. Including the New York Giants, railed lo score on Milnar, the tall left-hander. In 15 consecutive innings this spring. Doerr Replaces McNair McNaJr, a converled shortstop, had his finest season fn 1931, hitting .280. . His reporting late gave Joe Cro- hln an opportunity to take o belter look at Bobby Doe'rr, the San Diego recruit who sat on the bench practically all i of last season. Doerr made the most of the chance. , Erie McNalr . . Ch-'velund Iiulluns While sox. . sought toy and Chicago Mel Harder . . '.^Trltoo may sac- illicc pitcher lo linul .second Ixiso- limn. lo Clnclnimll, where BUI McKcch- nio Intends to go uloiix with Wll- lar;l Hersliberger. The receiving of large Ernie LomhardI doesn't meet Ihe McKcclinlc requirements; and the Hcds also have Virgil Davis, But wlmt has Brooklyn lo olfer? Cash, perhaps. MacPlinll (lusr it lip lo Innd Dclpli Cnmllll from the Phillies, The I1V 1UKKY GUAYSON Sporls Kdllnr, NK,\ Service CULFPORT, Miss., March 8.— The Philadelphia Athletics dkl their preliminary training at beautiful Lake Charles, La., situated on Lake Caloislcn, 2-10 miles from New Orleans . . . Luke Charles Is surrounded by baymis, in which Jean LafUlc, the bold buccaneer who cunii to: pen. Andrew Jackson's ald/.lH Ihe-Battle of New Orleans, is supposed lo have biirleil much of his treasure. Col. Connie Mack went fishing for n catcher. . . . The Alhletlcs liked wide-open and hospitable Lake Charles, and will relum Iherc next spring. The shoulder (rouble which yu.uit.ui H luu u^i' \vnu uaggea /u iLLt auuiuui:[ troiiDie wnicu games for New Orleans In 1937, lias handicapped Lee Ross In 1031 bus (he poise of a veteran. The opposi '»">""->>••"> " ~- •- dii'nppeared. . the knuckle-bailer George Caster, 'u'ho formerly had no wlndup at nil, now lakes one occasionally. . . .Chubby Dean Is n|. Durham, walling lor the AUilelics nncl for prone! flesh on the tip of the index finger of his pitching hnnd lo heal. . Dario Lodieianl atlemled high .s-chool in Sun Francisco witli Joe DiMnggio. Convinced Ihat Ihe changing of his style threw Lulher TUomns olT Inst season, Coltmel Mack has permitted llie Virginian (o revert lo Cronln believes Hie youngster mer- his original pilching type, its ^considerable, attention, and in- ' • « ' '" •-•••• • Helps All Coneprni'd tends lo let him play oul his string. wliich ul the moment looks like it rhay be 154 games. . Elwood (Woody) former Colonel Ufack sees the Joe Kuhel for Zekc Oonnra swap ns a good one for both Ihe Chicago While —...~v*u vituuuji rjii£iiin, luriiier ""*- tv * uuui me uincngo While Chicago Cub shorlslop nnd utility j s °x nnd Washington. . . Kuhel man, also is being eyed by the completes n polished pale Hose in- Wliite Sox. Brooklyn could spare! field. . .' . Bonura givw (he Na- Inm. now that the Dodgers hnve llonals needed right-hnnded hit,L«o Durocher and Pete Coscarart. but Larry MacPhail is shouting for a catcher. This may take the Brooklyn club DEAD AHEAD m ,d oscar of the Cleveland ling )>ower. . . Vltt. new chief Indians, differ in ihe handling of pitchers in tlie spring. Vitt contends a. pilcher shouldn't go more lhan seven innings until tile season starts. . . . Hany Kel- Icy went II Innings against Beaumont and nine against (he New York Giants early in tlie training season, and won on each occasion . . . Ross went eight against Beaumont nnd nine against Ihe Polo Grounders, and twice bad his hand hoisted. Kclley suffered from toxic poison last, season, which was traced lo bad lonslls. . . . The Arkansas Traveler had them removed took off 22 pounds nt Hot Springs nnd now comes In at 196. ... He says that he feels better menially and physically than he has since he Joined the Mackmen in 1936. when he scaled 230 pounds, and bagged IS games before being stricken bv appendicitis in August. * * « Among Mack's Methods Mack's theory is lo let major league prospects like Pii-st Baseman Gene Hasson, who are capable of playing AA ball, perform in an A loop. . . . -me venerable ' -—™' - -i -h-r^e Wi> r <' » jw" y x^X There's no fooling about it when Lillian Copeland trains her v^ , on a targe? ' The >«dy \vho holds that cannon in a very bailness-like way, and who won ' i , r °w '" the 1932 Olympic Games, now is a deputy sheriff in Us An«e«s county, and recently received , ratine ai an expert " ' - HOWLING BUILT TO THE 'j WoolPs Coll Seems To Be Facing Too Fast Coni- pany BV THOMAS II. NOON1-: lliiltfil I'ITSS Iliulns Kdllpr NKW YOJW tUPi—llfrtien M. Wuoll's 1,'iwrln, dlstancc-rnnnlng ton ol In.sci;, ccoms to be shooting Just n HUH- loo high by engaging Hlnxeliitml, Fifrtnlng Fox, Ncdnyr nn:l olhcr.s In Die O1l)i running of tin- loi Humming Ken lucky Derby. Although Woalf. who races under Ihc noiii :fe course of 'the Wocllunl l-'iirm, was quoted as Slaving no tears of lust year's star Juveniles, the records show the colt possessing none of llie qualities'so vllnlly necessary to .furnish serious coiniielllloii lo Earl Ramie's favor- He, much less give nrginnent lo Planting pox or Nednyr. Won Ftaniingn Slakrs I-:iwrln , successfully campaigned in Florida lliis season, scored Ihree victories, Including the rich Flamingo stakes, and was unplaced only onco. De.iplle (Ills rather Ini- lioshig campaign llie colt lias yel to meet—either as a 2- or 3-year- old—thoroughbreds of first c|imlity I.nwrin won Hie Fltiinlngo Stake; easily, slc|)|)in s tlie mile and a furlong in the mediocre time of 1:50 4-5. Behind him on that oc- oislon was lionrhan King, another Derbyite of questionable ability Bouillon King Inter proved unable to finish In tlic money In ihe Lou- Islaim Derby, where lie ngiiin mcl Kentucky Dei-by candidates thai are regarded as second-ralcrs. Prior lo llie Flamingo, Lawrln was soundly trounced In the Balm- mas Slakes and back of that event lie won from horses of low estate. His earnings Ihis season were $25,740, the bulk of which 'he won in Ihc Flamingo. Nol Impressive as Juvenile As n juvenile Ihc Kansas city- owned hay was anything but impressive, in 16 trips lo Ihe races lie graced the winner's circle but three limes, nil victories bein» unimportant events. He ran second on half n dozen occasions and was unplaced in his other starts. He barely paid his way by earning The wisdom of liarmim was emphasized once again when (he winter book operators opened. Lnwrtng at 40-1. Several nibblers caused ( aslule gentlemen to drop their quotations lo 12-1. a figure UiaV probably will be doubled if iilnl when Lawrln goes lo Ihe liosl on Derby day. Now quartered at Hlaleah Park where a few fair trials have been given Ihe coll, he Is expected lo be shipped to Kentucky in a few Kddie Lruirent, above, -1-year- old Chicago boy, rolls an exhi.. : Wlton match ngalnsl Jackie^ Hump of F'orl Wayne at' the. American bowling Congress in Chicago. Jackie is only three. They were the . youngest en^ U-anls in the tournament. Eddie uses a three-pound ball, but slides up to the line on rcgu- Inlion alleys lo belt regulation pins. A cripple when a baby he regained Hie use of his legs • following an operation, and took tip kcgling lo exercise them. In the minors ralhcr lhan be just another player. . . . That's one .' to build confidence. . . . Lynn Nelson, the relief worker mid pinch-hiller, ouco boxed around Fin-go. N. D.. as n middleweight Masked Marvel, and under the management of Jack Hurlev, who brought out Billy Petrolic. Nelson hit home runs with the bases loaded lo beat Cleveland I (vice on successive weeks lasl .season. ... He wound up will) a . So, punch. days. Unless handlers know something the records do not reveal, it is difficult for Ihis writer to become excited over f.awrin's chances. Seven Racing, Show Horses Stabled Here There nre now seven race horses nnd two show horses at'the stable; of the Mississippi county fair grounds. They nre being (rained for .summer and.inn events.-Albert Redumsh. of Anna. III., ims arrived to take over ihe Holel Noble horses, which he will race this simon. The Ihree horses will be kepi here until June 1 when they v:Ill be taken to Indiana nnd Illinois where they will campaign nl slrnlpgist prefers to have n future i,' 0 K(c) ls now ,„ ch f „ member of the Athletics stand out Smith's four trotters and two sliow horses, which nre being made ready for shows nnd fairs. They will ap- |)enr in n number of stales dining Ihc coming season. balling average of .354. . you see. he still packs n . . . Almon Williams is supposed lo be a hard fellow lo handle. . . . Wflen the large Alabaman hurl his back last season. Mack shipped htm lo WinianisporiT 7~.~7~Bul ~Wll- llams didn't care too much nuoul Williamsport. nud the next lime Mack heard from the fireball flin- Eer. lie was in Allnnta. . . . So Connie, Ihc great student of human nature, let liim have his way, and placed him will) Die Crackers on option. . . . The A's have hart only one malinger, llie kindly Mr. Mack, and one Philadelphia newspaper has hod only one baseball writer. Jimmy Isamlngcr, since Ihe late Ban Jolnvson founded the American I>ag\ie. Thls is their 38th spring training trip wilh the one club. . . . Long may they wave. Hemorrhoids-Piles CURED WITHOUT SURGERY & OUAUAN'l'KKU Sife, rare »nt) wlih I f s, discomfort. AU diseases «nd conditions of nerroni orljln, foot ailment* and'eUn c»nctri Oratr-iS and cored it our clinic. DRS. NIES & NIES Oskopnthlc FhyslcUtM Phone M BlythtTllle, Art. We Take The Winter Wrinkles Out Of Your Car! Don't drive into spring with n car that looks like it jnsi recovered from the measles . . . blimps, wrinkles and clew, 1 ; removed quickly aiut experlly by Phillips mrclinn- irs. REMEMBER- Your Car Is Worth More When It's In Shape PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Mh £ Walnut Phone 810 .German Statesman HOK1KONTAI, 1, 7 /Prominent government oflicial in Germany. 13 Above, M Secondary lav/. 1C One who Ices. IV Organ of hearing. 18 Angry. W. Short haircut. Hi Nominal value. 21 Poem, TA'\'o total. U Name. 2ii Cravat. 27 iione. M To register. MStrk-l. 35 To fasten a ship. Answer to Previous Puzzle ot Prussia. 21 Lubricant. 23 Dower property. 2.1 His cuuntiy lias inont-y. 2C Indian tjalcway. 28 To jjjy.e Snake 'Angling' Latest Texas Sport; Are Snared With. Wire Noose MATADOR. Tex. iUP>-Cowlioy.s cause thousands of quail, plover fill town dwellers- alike are gi-t- small animals and even domestic' unir new tlu-llls llii.s spring from stock nre killed nnminlly by u 1( . u ilanur-roiis new sport of the rocky reputes. Bird OM.S and 1 ranch country—snake angling. ! The idea rircnlsilt'd northward 48Sn<-aky. SOKvil. M ABC/. 54 Wattle tr«\ fiCMcor. 1 Herb containing \\ipt ?, Close. 4 To Kin. 5 To dwell. 30 To bow. .11 Kggs of fisher. MSi-lf. :M To hasten'. M Kindlf-d (tfSccd rovering i; Harp-like instrument 7 Shark. !iS Se;i. 59 Polynesian 3G Largest toad. clie.i-tiiiil. 37 J'ertof C1II( ' is '« jmllern. chief liench- man. C2 Jfc v/as just to /it-Id marshal. VKKTICAI, 1 To dep:n i. •Jl V/orli. 44 Pertaining lo air. 45 Sand. 4V .Fabulous bird. 48 To scorch. « Was indeblcd. 49Collon fabric. . 39 Opposcii to right. •JONoltiing. 42 Note In ECU)''. •Cl Tiilt/r. 4(i Sailor. » hon .lOJ'orlraJt 11 Cod <if wisdom. 12 On in. !.*> Mu.sit-^1 nole. 'M HP is also 50 To throb. 51 IVilu-r slake. 1,1 Every. M Corded cloth. 315 Away. S? Sound of pleasure. Horse SliiH-inj; Links I'niflt l-.l, I'ASO, Tex. iUi ] i--l-'re<l no- ran, veteran blacksmith, says il, crisis ubmil .<-!! a year ts keep one liurs:.' shod, "ir.s a ({ootl-payinr job when it comes, )jui ihcrc are ncil eiiuugli animals left l<j be she,(l l'i <lo Hint 'i.w\: I'xchtiH'ely" lir- i Although havinsj Q.SOO.iWH cnslo- . nifi.s and a yearly tiu-novcr ol more ! lhan WHO,000.000, Ihe British Post. Office Savings Bank loses only ' ',011! $10,000 a yr-ar lin-diigli fraud. In llie nest are a regular part of — tlic snako dirt, and serious inroads ..uiji the nil) Grande ranchers,-lire made upon the; proiiapalion of past Breckmrldi-e, In pentral West uai;:<> birds. TCXILS, wlicre a "snake hunt" is an; annual Diitiiu- for many clll/ens. Til!' nigged brush country of the •C::|> Rotk" ])laiou,i u i ilia lil<jh plains furnlshijs a .sport usually j not found in snake liuiniin!. [ Kmtlf-.snaki-s arc (he prey ami • <lii- "rod.>" art 4-fi/ol JciH;Uis ol ui|ji- ciicirelliiB u .stout win.- Hun Is liiKhloned into n loop m the bol- i loin end. 'I'c "aiijil 1: r' carries tin| rod, and when | 1( . .nets a rattler I die wire loop Is .slipped over tlji' i snake's head. A. ijuick jc-rk on tin! ntlior end nf the wire, and tin; ral- i Ui:r is killed — pither ()ccapllal«i , »r v.-itJi a broken back. | Whereas tilt iirtekcHi-Uigt snake i nintiirs cuslomarily K0 WJl \ )<: ; Ml , • Uifi reptiles' winiL-r hibernation Is over. tin. Matador "anglers" find | lliuir thrills when the snakes Man j Unili- sprijiB "run" (lie jj,sl sn ni(-s CO Paid publicity, i, 1 l , hel1 ' wimo1 ' '''Oines. Tli.r Uir-n are extra-vicious, snr- anci hungry. . 'Die snake anglers lliul their prcv siiniihig on the rocks or drowsing in shady crevices. O/tlime.s, the aniilcrs use mirnirs to reflect snn- 'ight Into Hie shady hilling |>] acc A c.iich of loo is not unusual for j a single nil-day party. A great deal of skill is necessary lo approach Ihc furious rattlers and snare them wilh ihe 4-foot wire. Experienced hunters prefer to catch (lie larger snakes because they lack the aailily and fight of the younger ones. The sportsmen declare Ihat the Drives will continue-not only | )c - 'Glades Animal Defies Expert Classification SARASOTA, Fla. (UP>— Zoologists who pride themselves upon 'cnowing all about animals are puz- ilcri over au animal brought here from the Florida Ei-ergludes. So far It has defied classlllcn- tion, but is described thus: . It resembles a lynx, u silver fox. a raccoon, a wildcat, n monkey, n Jeep and an ordinary pup. It is n femnle, is equipped with sharp leeth, ami eats nothing but tropical fruits and lettuce, and mayonnaise, please. It Iras a long, slender Inil, which It uses in Hie manner or a monkey. and can even hang from it, like a possum. Long tntts ot fur grow from its cal-like ears, much like n lynx. i| s black fur is tipped with silver, much like a silver fox, but lUs face resembles that of llie raccoon which helped Snow White sweep out the untidy home of llie Dwnrf.s. The animal was captured by a Semlnole Indian deep in the Evw- glades. but even he couldn't give il Fathers Undergraduates With Their Children BOSTON (UP)—Education is a "family affair" at Boston University. 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