The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1939 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 1, 1939
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f AGE GOyKIER NEWS TUESDAY. AUGUST 1, 1939 IISIRdltS Cub Gale her-Manager Finds Dissension In Ranks Gelling Inlo Open CHICAGO, Aug. 1.—(UP)—Gabby Hartnett, who has been in basetall kng enough to threaten Ray Schalk's e ndurance record for catchers, faces his toughest Job 13- day in reassembling the dlsspiritcd Chicago Cubs. For the first time since Hartnett became manager as well ns star catcher, unrest among his players broke into the open in the case of Larry French, who went over Hurt- netl's head to thc front office In an attempt to oblaln more pitching assignments. I There are ether problems. Several players openly rcsenl the pampering of Dizzy- Dean. Some of the pitchers have dropped sharp comments about Clay Bryant, thc big right- hander who hasn't felt up to pitching since" May 8. Harlnett's o*n al:ofness and refusal to accept advice from seasoned players drew complaints from more than one when the club returned from its last eastern trip. Appearance of French for a conference with Owner Phil Wrigley yesterday climaxed a m:nth-lcng mystery of why thc left-hander has not been given a starting Job. Since on Injury lo Earl Whllchlll, he is the only left-hander available. Larry was reported in Hnrluett's "doghouse" because he had asked to pitch to Gus Mtmcus3 who had caught him in his successful assignments at the start of the season. Alter Ihat report was circulated French was permitted to start only one game in a month and a half, although he bail maintained, a much better pace than last season wlieii he wen 10 and Irst 19. He now has won six, lost five. Wrigley drew the line between | the ball field and Ihe front office, refusing to intercede In French's behalf-' In u 350-word statement he said: . "Larry French did not ask for his release and had no complaints except that he would like to work more often to warrant his continued employment, but realized that his opportunities to pitch were up to-the'manager. I naturally agreed BOLSTER STUFF ianl Manager Finally Convinced Pitching Corps Is Lacking BY OKOROE KIRKSEY Jnllw) Press SlafT Correspomleiil NEW VOim, Aug. 1 (UP)—Bill 'erty relumed to the Giants to- 'ay, meeting them In Cincinnati ftcr a one-day busman's holiday 11 Memphis to scout Pllchcr Ilcr- inn (Aunt), Memphis Chicks' onlhpaw with n $50,000 price Ing. It took Terry a long time toj enllxe tlmt the GInnts' pitching tan was shot, liut he tried to kid' limsclf Hint "Terry Luck" would carry him' through this season, hiring July only six Giants pitch- rs went the route, and only three of them were winning performances, two by Carl llubMl and me by Harry Gumbert.' Old Hub Is doing a masterful ,ob considering his age nnd what ic's got, on the ball, and he might .jo en for a few years If Terry >!eks his spots for him as Jimmy Jykcs docs Tor Ted Lyons, who is three years Hubuell's senior and till winning. Harry Gumuert Is a setter than fair pitcher, and Bill Lolirmnn has his days. That about ends the Giants' pitching staff. Hal Schumacher pilches almost solely on hfs nerve. Manuel Salvo still has to prove he's a major leaguer. Today's Sport Parade By Hewy McLraon 1LII[ NEW YORK, Aug. i- ( ui>)-i ' Pilot Miters. Pitchers and >iVr inpftn tn tip nn nlil O"CB|T\ \\t\i • *-, . ' don't mean to be an old g:sslp—but: The best shortstop in baseball today Isn't playing shortstop . . . ho is playing second, base for the Yankees and his name Is Jsc Gordon ... If -you think Gordon cute around second base, you strangle hold on major Inurtls i when he ()l ° •Worthcnsl Arkansas Lea Mike Nazcrinn Makes 'Softie' Of Mr. Si n key Charles "Cry Baby" Slnkey of Leagu A- \V;i, 1 1 I' Corinth, Miss., fell victim to "Bad As Whole Leading Mike" Nnzcrlun, rough Armenian, Caruthersville'.s I'ilots have a sliould get a peek at him moves over to .short In morning workouts and starts handling the ball. . . . ft Is his natural position, and all he needs is n pair bowlegs lo make 'i'c' watching Hans prime. you think Wagner in .nels in BUS. according to statlsllcs released by J. P. Friend of this city, league statistician. John Dnntlone, Caruthcrsville I doubt if anyone could clearly explain lo me how iherc is a possibility of Henry Armstrong losing' his welterweight title to Lou Ambers when they meet on the night of Aug. 22 for the lightweight championship ... To begin with, Armstrong won't he a welterweight that night ability to gain With life amazing or Icse weight at he will have gotten himself down to Die.lightweight poundage . . Ambers certainly won't weigh enough to qualify as a welter that night, so how arc two men, neither oi wlicm will weigh enough lo classify as welters, going to decide the -Keller title? ... I don't know, do you? At long last Frankie Parker ap- pcprs to have developed a forehand which gives him the ail-around tennis game he lacked before . . . It stood up under the attacking pressure of America's ranking players at Seabrlght and he may shorlstop, Is pacing Ihe hitters with an average of .387, Millon Lowers- s showing the way to league hurl- with 13 victories and Ihix'o defeats and CaiiithcrsviJle ns n. learn is leading in hitting with a composite average of .293 and in fielolng with a mark of .954, Paragoultl is second In team hitting with .258 nnd Jonesboro is second in learn fielding with .953. Danlione's teammale, nay Zimmerman, nnd Frank Grube, Jonesboro manager, are tied for second place in batting with .355 each. Marshall Snerul of Pnrngould !s next in line with .352 followed by Elmer KirchofI with .349. Olhcr members of the ''big ten" include: Cliff Melton Isn't what he was, and! S'^t turn out to he the fair-hflired Coffman, Brown, and Lynn are' bt> V of thc Davis Cll l> leam - - • • Just, around to fill out the staff. ™s department would hate to Thc Giants meet the Reds to- »n»& b >' lts ° nl y two thumbs until day facing big Paul Derringer, who Tris Speaker gives Ihe names of has won 14 games and lost 4 and lllc 20 outfielders he said he could in the feature bout at Ihe legion arena here last night. Nnxerbn tumbled Sinkey from thc number one position among mnt villain.'; in llils territory by taking two consecutive falls after Sinkey had an- lexed the first willi u front crotch and body slain. Nnzerfnn captured Ihe second in nine minutes with front crotch and body pi nand after a rough ses-1 slon in which first one and then thc other had the edge, Nazerijn climaxed the match by slugging Sitikcy to the floor and falling In a fast preliminary, Mildred across his pudgy frame. Burke, who claims Ihe women's championship of thc world, refus- Ed Filo, Carulhersville, S. Enzan, Caruthcrsville, .335; Louis Leiter, Jonesboro, .334; W. McKcn- na, Paragould, .313; R. Gildig ruthersville, .313; C. Redifer, Ca- Caruthersville, .301; R. O'Brien, Newport, .313. Johnny Sain of Newport wen 14 games. E. Hughes of Newport has 153 strikeouts in 13G innings. Sticccds Lew Brown Who Leaves Here To Return To Scotland Lnniei' need, former Atlanta golf professional, arrived here last night to assume Ills duties as pro at Ihe BlylheviJle Country Club when, 1 he will succeed Lew Brown who resigned several days ago lo return lo his native Scotland. Mr. Reed, who has been a teacher of gclf for Ihe past I! years, is regarded as one of the most promising young professionals in Arkansas, He formerly .served as pro at Pcrrest Hlls Gclf Club in Atlanta, but went to Morrillon, Ark., a year ago. He also helped open Ihe newly ed to yield a fall lo her opponent who was Wiled only as the Tiger Woman. Miss Burke won two straight falls to lake Ihe match, the first in eitjht inlnulcs wilh front crotch anil body pin and Ihe second in the same time with u double jackknilc. Model Plane Wings Way BELOIT, Wis. (UP)— On its trial completed cliilj nt PocahoiUas, Ark. The new Blylhcville pra hclds the record on the par 1(1 course nt Forrest Hills with a score of 63. He also holds what is said ta be a world's record of four holes in one, three of which were made on the sale ho!e, that being on the 231 yard No. 3 at Piedmont 1'avk course, Atlanta. His fourth ace was _ registered en a shcrt US-yard hole 24 Miles to Safe Landing at pocnhontas. I Mr. Reed was junior champion of Atlanta in 1925 and won the runner-up honors in 1920. First And Last Places .In City Loop At Stake When Harlncll was made mnn- . tiger, Wrigley declared he had full responsibility. Since then, thc veteran catcher has stcotl alone, accepting all the credit and all the •'•blame. In addition, Hartnett bus been forced to resume his regular catch•• ing job ta i\dd distance hitting to the Cubs' attack. He has caught - 1 T 709 games in his 1'f-year career, only 12 games short of thc all: time record set by Schalk. If he catches 100 games this sens:n he will be the first in history lo catch ICO or more games 13 different years. He's finding it an unpleasant Insk. Once, enrcute from Nesv York to Chicago, he ceased his ntlack on a juicy steak, slarecl out the window of Ihe rushing dining car and muttered to no one in particular: "Whew, what a job!" In the llrst game of the City's Softball League tonight at Haley Field, the Arkansas-Missouri Power Coi'iKH'iillon and the Goodyear Rubber men will scrap it out to decide which team lakes over the cellar. Both teams have won three and lost five games. In thc nighl-cnp the Coca Cola Bottlers lake on Phillips Motor Co. Ihe winner moving iulo un- dlsputed possession of first, place. Coca Cola nnd Phillips Motor Co. Havel Fought Game Played At Lutes Park; Keiser beats Dell In n hard fought game at Lutes Park Sunday afternoon Number Nine again defeated Lutes, 8 to 0. Lutes opened up In the first inning by scoring two runs and were ahead until Hie fifth Inning when with two men , out Number Nine have each won five and lost three got under way and when Ihe smoke has alowed only one run in his last two games. Dlr/.y Dean, who came back lo the wars with n rousing 10-2 victory over the Dodgers last week after losing thc decision lo Mrs. Dizzy, aided and abetted by a lamp stand, is due to face the Phillies today. He Is.seeking his sixth win, In Ihe American League interest centers on Alley Donald's attempt, to win his 13th successive game, facing the Tigers. Paul Trout, who beat the Yanks once lllis season in the stadium, will oppose Donald. Joe McCarthy, Yankee manager, lias added a new reason to those already advanced as lo why Doi)- ald Is bla/Jng his way through the American League In his freshman year: "He's got more nerve any young pitcher I've seen j long time." name who arc better outfielders i llian Jre DiMnggio. • I keep Meads And Hughes In Wins Monday Night The Business Men's League softball games at Haley Field last, riight resulted in wins for Mead Clothing Co. and R. D. Hughes, Meads taking Latigston-Wroten'o measure to thc tune of 23 to 19, and retaining first place while Hughes won over the Arkansas Missouri Power Corporation 13 to 1. Standings of the four teams are: Won Lost Pet. than in a games. Probable batteries are: Bums and Hires; Goodyear, Cox and Harwell; Coca Cola, Warrington nnd Tall; Phillips, Griflin nnd Bevel. First game will start promptly at eight o'clock. | cleared away Ark-Mo, five runs to BASEBALL STANDINGS Northeast Arkansas League VI'. L. Pet. S. E. Missouri Goli Club Title At Stake Cnrtithersville .. .• IB 11 xNewport .C '." n 13 Paragould .. 15 15 xjonesb:ro 921 x—Night game. CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Aug. 1. • —The championship nialch 'of Ihe Southeast Missouri Round Robin Association, will be held Sunday, August 6, at the Dexter country club ccurse, It was announced here yesterday by Attolph Unterreiner, matchmaker for the Gwin country club leam. ; The match will be between the Gwin team, cliamplro of the southern division; the llUlcrcist team, champion of the northern division, of Cape Glrardcau; and the WestwoctA Hills team, champion of thc western division, cl Poplar Bluff. The match will be played In threesomes, and the team compiling thc m:sl points will be the ass:cialion champion for 1938. Each of the three division winners was given a permanent trophy, but to get permanent p:ssession of the association trophy, a club must win it three consecutive years. Dexter won it last year, but was eliminated in the divisional round r:bin matches this year. Each team will have a roster of 20 players, and all players must have participated In rcimd robin matches during this season, to be eligible lor the championship match, Unterreiner said. The match Sunday will be governed mvd supervised by Lee Trammel of Dexter. George Kirk of Sikestcn, and Walter Hunter of Kennctt, three members of the executive committee. Points will be awarded in thc champlcnship match In the same manner as during the season, one point for thc first nine holes match play, one point for the sec- end nine hcles, match play, and one point for the total 18 holes medal play. Unterreiner said yesterday tha the Dexter course would be epe all this week to members of th three teams without green fees for die purpose of practice rounds. j Southern League W. Memphis ............ 50 Atlanta ............. 55 Nashville ............ 51 Chattanooga ........ 53 Knoxvlllc .......... 52 Little Rock .......... -15 Birmingham ........ 48 they had put over I take Ihe lead and I wurc never again headed. However' New Orleans 4G National Cincinnati St. Louis .. W. ...... CO ...... -18 Pittsburgh .......... 4C Chicago ............ 49 Bro:klyn ............ 44 New York .. .......... 44 Boston . . ............ 42 Philadelphia ........ 26 .63:) .500 .300 Pet. .584 .529 .531 .515 .505 .455 .-1ST .430 Pet. .G67 .533 .523 .521 .494 .489 .467 .299 Lutes refused lo give up and fought' nil the way having Number Nine) in a light spot in lite ninth when they scored two runs nnrt had two men left on base. Battery for Lutes: Bud Lutes^atKl Wall; foY Number Nine II. Burger ami Young! "^ " Number'.Nino and Keiser play at Lules Park next Sunday aflernoon and unless Keiser can defeat them Number Nine will go into (he district tournament nt Jonesboro, Aug. 11, 12, 13 undefeated. Keiser Is the most improved ball club in Ihe league and tlon'l be surprised nt an upset. This should be a real ball game. In Ihe oilier games that were played in the league Keiser defeated Dell S to 5, niul Ynrbro defeated Clear Lake, 15 lo 2. All other games will be played at n later date. Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Jonesboro at Newport. Caruthcrsville nt Paragould. Southern I.c.ijrue ifemphis at Knoxvlllc, two. Birmingham at Atlanta. New Orleans al Challanoogn. Little Rock at Nashville. American League W. L. Pet, New York CO Boslon 50 Chicago 52 Cleveland 48 Detroit 48 Washington 39 Philadelphia 34 St. Louis 2G 20 .720 34 ,C22 .553 .533 .511 .400 .374 .286 42 42 4G 57 57 65 Nalional League Brooklyn at Pillsburgh. New York at Cincinnati. Boston at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Chicago. clleness Helps Them Advance; Crax Lose To Barons By United Press The Nashville Vols fattened 01 idleness Monday. They moved into second place ii the Southern Association, Civ games abaft thc pace-setting Hfem- phis Chicks and two percentage points ahead of Ihe Atlanta Crack- cads 5 ughes 3 ers. In the only game of the day, thc Crackers .lost second place when they bowed to the Birmingham Barons, G to 4. It was a close contest all Ihe way, Birmingham taking the lead on Luce's homer with a man nhead in the eighth and cementing the verdict wilh a trio more tallies in the ninth. Manager Dutch Zwilling used four Baron pitchers in Jockeying for the victory. Two moundsmen worked for Atlanta wilh Smoil, the starter; being blamed for the loss. Today finds Birmingham at At- ianla. New Orleans nt Chattanooga, Memphis nt Knoxville and Little Rock at Nashville, thinking that I am on Shaker's list, and it makes me terribly nervous lo think of having to ocme to a showdown against Joe. . . . Isn't it abcut time for someone In Die 'National League to demand that the Reds be broken up before interest In the pennant race is killed? . . The Reds are only a little lit closer to llieir nearest rival ban Mars is lo Ihe earth and ap- rk-Mo car a cinch to win the pennant ingston-Wrotcu iy more games than thc Yanks. I lon't want to anger my reader in ;i!icinnati (name furnished on re- inest) but I'm afraid Ihe Reds' big cad is nut the result of their hav- n super ball leatn, but that he other ball teams in the league arc very un-super. Ne\v Yorkers don't need a ealen- Jur to tell that it is Aug., 1 Always at this time of year Mrs Helen Wills Moody Is here trying to decide whether or not to play in the National Tennis championships at Forest Hills . . . The suspense isn't very great,' however, bccaus everyone knows that at the las minute she will refuse to send ii her entry. Jimmy Johnstown will have th humane society after him if he In sists on going through with h plan oi making his fighler, Bo Pastor, stand up nnd slug it out wit Jce Louis instead of running awn ... . Even his best friends won tell Pastor he can punch, and i n stand-up fight with Joe he w-;uU n't last as long as n keg of beer an Elks' convention. . . . Lo Nova will finish Tcny Galcnto ii side of eight rounds, stopping 11 belligerent barrel just ns lie d Mnxle F/.er—by culling him to bils. . . . The boxing commission should take time off at one of its. musical comedy sessi:ns and decree Ihat Billy Conn must make his first defense of the light-heavyweight title against Melio Bettina, the man he won it from in n fight as close as Siamese twins when they're hugging. flight, Wilfred Treder's model airplane, having an eight-foot wingspread and powered by a tiny gasoline engine, headed into clouds hundreds of feet above and disappeared. Four days later it was found undamaged in a field 24 miles away. Trcder had set Ihe ignition cut-off timer for a 20-second flight. Presumably this tinier cut off the motor at the proper time, but thermal air currents were credited with keeping the ship aloft for the remainder of its record (light. Voter Punctual CO Years CORNWALL, Vt. (UP)—Prank . Warner, 81, takes town politics criously. .He lias never misse;l a own meeting in the GO years since cast his first vote. Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas League Night games: Canithersvilte C. Par.igoiild 1. Newport at Jonesboro. American League St. Louis at Washington. Chicago at Philadelphia. Detroit at New York. Cleveland at Boston. Children in many homes of colonial America were not allowed to sit .it thc dinner table, but, stood during the entire meal. 1.000 .000 .400 .000 British Youth Larger Now Than In 1876 BUY NOW PAY THIS FALL! England has fewer brewers io- ay than it had a year before the Vorld War, but they huve more lian tripled their business. LONDON (UP)—In' 1 63 years the average boy of Great Britain has become 3 inches taller and added I about 20 pounds In weight. Siv Henry Bashford. chief medical officer of the postoffice, gave these figures in an address before a health congress of the Royal Sanitary Institute. He compared the record of 2.000 H-year-old boys in 18TO with records of a similar group today and found Ihe latter averaged 18 pounds heavier and 3 inches taller. The records of 600 boys 10 years old showed the present day- average to be 3VJ inches taller and '10 pounds heavier. TURES, RADIOS, CARTS, REPAIRS, BODY & FENDER WORK, AND PAINTING. All On Fall Time NO DOWN PAYMENT BUY NOW - PAY ONE PAYMENT THIS FALL TOM LITTLE CHEVROLET CO. Phone C33 Always Open If they arc engaged in the Irons-Atlantic run, ships flying the Norwegian flag must be equipped ' with wireless. I Read Courier News »-nnt ads '! — HOTEL PEABODY—, Air Conditioned For Your Comforl Lowest Kntes 1 E. Main SI. — Illythcvilte Southern League Birmingham C, Atlanta 4. Only game scheduled. National League Open date. Engineers calculate that, in the tropics, the :sun lavishes on a single'square \nile during an 8- hour day, energy equlvaknt to that released, by the combustion of 7400 Ions of coal. American League Open date. PHONE 205 FOR YOUR POULTRY Nice, fat hers and fryers & other poultry at all times. rt'E DRESS AND DELIVER FREE! STICKLER-GOODW1N CO. 40C E. 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