The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 3, 1934 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 3, 1934
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SLYTHEVILLp, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Golden Miller»a Jump Ahoad American .Loop's Leading Songster Expects His Boys To Be In Race EDITOR'S NOTE: This b Mi other of a scrips of articles from the big league training ramps, an- alyiln; the chanrrs of earh team in Ihc cominj pneninl races. BY KRSKINK JOHNSON NBA Sen-Ice Writer PASADENA, April 3.—'Hie gentleman known as Low was in on optimistic mood. Sitting on the bench under a boiling California suii he dripped perspiration and enthusiasm. Before him, 38 base- bailers of assorled sizes and varying experience, lhe largest group ever taken io a Chicago While Sox spring induing camp, cavorted noisily on lhe greensward. Said Manager Ponseca: "We will be more formidable this yenr, flml il a couple of our young pitchers come through we may be lhe surprise In wliat looks like n free- for-all pennant "scramble." » • * Thai owner Louis Comlskey Is really serious about landing in the first division for a change Is borne out by the large party on hand at the Brookslde Park training slle. here; Fonscca's genuine enlhuslasm over his club's prospects, and last, but not leasl, the honesl-to-gosh pepper displayed by the hired hands of the ensemble. The boys are oat to win. Predicting a hopeful future. Manager Ponseca citu the additions of Dig George Earnshaw, right-handed fasl ball merchant who played a prominent pitching role during the championship days of the Athletics, and Henry "Keke" Bonzura, slugging first sacker from Dallas, who may turn out lo be the year's outstanding major league find. Earnshaw was dissatisfied last year, but he comes lo lhe 1'ale Hose "100 per cent happier" and with high hopes of winning at least 20 games. Working on the same team with three old cronies and poker victims of his Athletic days. Mule Haas, Jimmy Dykes and Al Simmons, may be just what the doctor ordered for George. - Bonura is a real nnd. Despite his 205 pounds, 'he covers flrat base with almost unbelievable ease. -In the Texas League last year he fielded .994,'hit '.351 and led the league In scoring, driving in runs, homers and total bases. Boiinra, who takes a mean cut al the ball and who has hit several four bag- gers so far In spring training, should land as a regular at first, says Fonseca; who 'may see a few games there himself. 'Looking at tlie rest of the team, we find Joe Sullivan Hie only holdover on the catching staff. From Detroit has come John Pasek, from St. Louis Mervln Shea and from Topeka, Morgan .Snyder. a rookie with an impressive .319 batting average. It's a tossup, says Foaseca, whether Snyder will slick, while the others are due to be carried through the season. With the exception of Bonura, tlte infield will be dominated by- such veterans as Luke Appllng. Jimmy Dykes. Ponseca, Mlnter Hayes and Ralph Kress, red-liead- sd husky. Two rookies, Conrad Flippen, late of Arizona University, and Joe Chamberlln. with Waterloo, la., in 1933, are' out for J utility role, they are not' cxpecU ed to stick with lhe club. The pitching staff will be buill around Earnshaw, Ed 'Durham, Milton Gaston. Joe Heving, Sam Jones and Ted Lyons, all veterans. Stlne, up from San Francisco In the coast league wliere lie won 12 and lost 14; Phil Sullivan, who spent part of last season with the Pale Hose, and John Pomorski who won — and lost 1 with Montreal last year, are considered by Fonseca as the best looking of the young bulb tossers in camp. • * • When not singing "Happy Dayi Are Here Again," Manager Ponseca predicts an exciting pennant race. "I believe." says Lew, "that the American League is due for one .ol its greatest races. All of the sec ond-divlsion clubs of last season hte Red Sox, Tigers, Browns and White Sox, have strengthened atid the first division teams do not ap pear to be as strong." An interesting sidelight of th White Sox spring activities her Is the do-or-die attitude taken b big A] Simmons, baseball's seconi Highest peld player. "I'm on the .spot," says 91, "lit? no other ball player this season T've just got to have a good yea There has been so much talk aboi the White Sox shortening th fences for my benefit that if don't hit 40 home runs they'll Hiving me the bird." The tinning poinl in Ihc classic Grand Nutlonul Sle.-plr<-h;,Ki> al Aimire that lators cheered. Is strikingly recorded here a.s Golden Miller jump and sprlnlixl hoinc the winner by live 250,0011 sp:-c- lefli (ivciiook IX'lanel'ic irlijhl) at the Usl visit-iii- course (world's most dilflculu KSS Mi20 2-5. liistcsl ever made In tin til iind National. lw. Clulili-n Mllli-r's lime foi- Die foin- nicl one-half nlu \V;nils filythcvillc To En- tor; Local Team Man- <'i^er Lukewarm Happy Foreman, former major lciii:in> ball player, and one-lime Mar of tin- O.^ceala iiullun.s, sw;- i:ni:i lint lllyllicvlllc enter a loiun In'a Tii-Ktalr Htnl-pro league he it- u'l<!inpllim lo orKiiulw, In a let- IIT lo lhe Mxn-is editor of lhe f'fmritT New.s. Happy, who now resides in Memphis, would like lo have leains rcju e...cntlnn .Jack.'.on. Teiui.. Dycrs- biirx. Tumi.. Ccjvlniuoii, Tenn., Memphis, TVnn.. Hrmamio. Miss.. Molly spi-liu::;. Mls-s.. Osceola, liel- .eiui iiiul Hlytheville, and Canuh- ci-sville, Mo. Semi-pro learns representlnj IHMIIM JDlniiiK in Uic league would ictjuire no .supj:ori olhr-r than gale tvri-iw.s n( sanies \vllli the yalc lo IK- tliUclcrl between the home and is afler expenses of tin- almost 100 Pals Now, But Just Wait r?OOKI[S REVIEW liy NKA Service A Brcal many experts figured visitors have been paid. Foreman believes possibly several rookies Mould be ivcritllcd from the semipro loop yearly by clubs of o.-Ran- ii-cil baseball, rcsulllni; In some leveiiiiL- fi-oiii tills .source. John Rinltli. business manager of thn lilythevlllc Tigers, local ln- ili'lii'iiilrnl club, expressed rather I'.ikewnrin Inicresl ir x the proposed |lo:ti;iie this inoinlng. Smith said j lie would be willing to enter his loam only on condition that panics jwore played twice a week, a single " on Thursdays and a itonble- Kd Miiki! was K-acly for bb; Time -header on Sundays. Smith wasn't baseball last year-bill Joe Cioiiini'" !>lhrc ll 'at the idea would work ilicln't. .mil to Hood advantage and said he •lue brouuhl lhe yomif rlijhl- »'<iulil have In receive more detail- h a n der rnim '''' inforniiillon of Foreman's plans Dnvfnporl in '-''''"re dotinitely declilin?. He was tl\e sprint! uf illso doubtful if Foreman was the The Cathedral »t Cologne Is re puted to h»ve tte honest enure steeple to the world; It rears i slender stone wedge 528 feet abo\ the ground. (Utt lake nut F.D.R. Hi SALT LAKE CITY (UP)—Pres dent RonereR »Ul be Invited b the ChuBbtr of Commerce here vuit uuht f«nou* national pt en route to H»»ali. R««l-C«irter New Want Ad>. iilllng and shakins hancLi, Tommy Loiigliran, left, nml Wiillcr Neiiscl e the'best of friends, but lhe night of May 4 will (liu! them buttling the ring for n crack at Ihc winner of the Cuincn\-l!;ier heavy- eight title, boul. Jimmy Johnston, center, is S inalchmaker. JTUESDAY, APRIL 3, 1934' LEN WIU- TOR SOME liine.... IN 12 HA5 WON trie PA<fl£5 fo IK TiUe FROM Tile A DIFFERENT SPECIES - - - By Krenz Chicks' Baseball Club Wins Over Luxora, 4 To 0 The Blythevillc • high school Chlcknsnws defeated f.nxora high school 4 10 o in lhe liin <clirjol b;i.'..'i; : i|| game oi lhe r:caMju here yerterclay. T)II. Chicks used three pitchers, Ci'uwfoid. BlackwolJ and Ulactaui to Him liarl; th^ 1,11x0111115 without |> score. Mosh-y was ' the only , unck to do much hitting geit'iu l«'o of the locals' blows. The -hicks worked the »)Uc-o7c "hv for no:l of iheir runs. l-imora found ui;,,'<i s[ j,, Ky !n I he pinches but Unearned more than unco. The- game was only a •t-M'ii inning affair. AMD HcAVyWCl&ilT Tl 'e iwi trams will ii'eei i n ., CHAMPIONSHIPS OF '" Ulrn K ' m ^ *_ l u ™ r -> ™-lay. tte8l?iTv>H EMPlfle... nimi, P Hi... I?u.M : inr7-Jnu-mec» IE wVSl TvOO Tifi-K ™''- il lailrtiad was bid aero-- ti». IW \£¥) TVIAM TWO '•"•'-' ' MOM1US... Ue 5TAR1EO cw rlr$ PfbPK5lOMM- CAREER AT IK AGE OF |2. ' WOW HE HAS MORE Ba/cllc Brats Dooley; Wins Over Nixon ISM ii tier the Chicago iiul had pitched ii no-hil tsiime fdr va team I'JiU, running U]> a .stilus of 228 .strikeonls. To mp off his nerform- ance, Linke pilcl'.cd a loui- hil gnrnc ayainst lhe Reel Sox fur tlle Senators. Cfonin, instead ol Mulling over his tiiul, weakness Hint had lo be remedied. man (o put lhe ijlan over. foreman wrote thm. Jonesboro, Memphis nnd llprnnnilo have al- Uic I "•""'>' 'lE'TCd to enter learns in lhe I,, 1 rlrciiil. GOLF ^^ By Art Krenz Before we b'o inlo the details noticed "I lhe actual swing 1 want firmly lo impress upon the beginner's so hu .shipiiiid Ed down to Chut-'I ""'"I t!| o value of the straight left lunouuii. While winning 11 nnd llln '- H Is one of lhe main fniidn- loslni; 10 for the l/xiknuU, I.lnke mentals of lhe swing, picked iij) a !ol of valuable reason- '"" 'el' arm acts as a measure lo slick. Ik' is only 22, but SquiLi-e Garden 'isrown nnd is biiill foi work. Hooks **/ Slides ^BJII Braucher COPS CLASSIC lhe left shoulder, lo Ihe club. Tills he's full- ! ' <>n Blh''ns the swinging arc, giving a iot of I 0 " 1 -' ;> |0 "K -weep at Iho' ball. i H is absolutely necessary that. .lhe left, arm be slrnlyhl at iinpaol. (Any beml will rcsiill In heeling. MILWAUKEE (UP) -Klixabelli loppin.- or missing. . ( Schur-l/ and Nicholas Port. Mil-! iion'i. misunderstand Uic term iwinikee's flrsl sol of twins, rclc-Ulralght left iirin. This does not braird Iheir !)3 birllulny Mmrh 2:i..mean it .should be stiff, but only Moth twins arc in excellent health. isiiKSjcsl .slmifluiiess. 4 Fire: Goose Goslln of lhe Tigers, pos- ig right-handed for a balling Icture. . . . Cochrar.c Informing he photographer after il is nil | er that Goslln 'Is a leflhanttol' alter . . . the cameraman relying, 'That's his hard hick!" . and do you know. Ihc Goose sensitive nboul Ilial prominent osc? Mickey's Methods There is plenty of work lo be one in the training camp of Uic "igers, with Manager Mickey 'ochrane stepping on the gns . . those Tigers take callsthen- :s for ten. minutes every morning . . training has reached the tage where Firpo Mnrberry can ouch the ground with his hands •ithout bursting a blood vessel. Mickey also has his own sys- em of teaching pitchers how to ield the slab position . . . they Ine up in a row, taking turns browing him the ball as he stands jehlnd the plate ... he tosses I to lhe ground, shouliiig "First," Second'. 1 or -"Third" as the whim seises him . . . the Tiger pilch- rs are pretly spry as a result. Red Riot Tiic camp of Ihe Cincinnati Reds is more or less a riot . . here are so many strangers who , umblcd their way lo Tampa for i 1 Irial . . . Manager Bob O'Far- ' rell doesn't know all of their names . : . he calls them George . . The Reds' coach. Burl Shot- on, is probably the highest paid coach as manager of lhe Phils Short I Icard. former caihlle nnd pros- ha<i jnmiXMl off Uic ropes to wrap his legs around Ba?.elle for Ihe lirst fall. Wolch looked anything inn. pcni- lent in winning over Sergeant Mixon. who said he was 4D years old. Welch was susiK-ntU'd for 30 newcomers to local mat dnys tor ,- owlling t j K , , efe] . e ^ shoH, ),roke eve,, u-rtl, uvo per- W eek l,Hl the .suspension was liit- fotmers who frenuenlly appear e( | after he .iromlsed to be a - - Two In a preliminary maic-li Roy Welch, kingpin of lhe wrestlers as Ihey appear here, won over .Scr- gc.-ini Nixon, who made his debnl in lhe local ring. Ba/.elle won two strnighL falls to 'at Dooley afler ihe ex-whiskcrite tlinn at rctciit slm-.i-s. 13 Srls r.f Twins in G Weeks BOISE. Idaho (Ul'i—ninhs re- ror<le<l in Idaho (luring thu lasi six wcoks lot: "^' 12G . incl»dln» ia SL-IS of twins. Tuesday - Weds. "THEY WIN YOVRFCCr" MEN! HERE THEY ARE The New Spring Styles In . . . Pedwin Shoes the 32il nntnial uortli nud noiitb open al I'lncbursl, N. C. Picard, • hoWD above. Jusl managed lo nose oul Oeorge T. Dunlap. Jr Horton Smith a ad Harry Cooper b; one ilrot*. As new as the season. As fjond looking as ex- pt.'1-iein.-i.'d craftsmen can m.'ike Ihein, anil how they do lit. You can save safely with PED\VIN Shoes for their HUiility is way ahead of ihvir price. The "Kent" A pleasing coinliination in wliilc elk and black «iir. he thai wor^s all sail DOMINION CRASHES H art Schaffner Marx Pnl Spring In Your Slyle and Spring In Your Slep Wiih Fed wins -I '111 be on his way before the season opens April n. mi PenonalfUes A young man named Ocorgc DMTOW (no kin of Clarence's) the other is Lou Chlozza. wafted! In by draft from Memphis . . . i in the Southern league play-off 1 last year all he could do was to i hit .460. $4 Tlie FAMOUS .lOK .\l'l'I,KI!Al!M flip IIRY'RK one of reasons for (lie tendency of men's clothe* lo "go rough." There's nothing smarter for these Saturday and Sunday weekends; nothing more .serviceable for wear in the office, or in I lie ear every day. Shine and wrinkle-resisting, they wear unusually well and hoi I their .^hap,under all conditions. NEW MEAD CLOTHING GO. I'ai-aninniil News "Mail House", A Terry Toon "liarher Shop Blues" Wilh Claude Hopkins nnd Hand. ROXY Tucs.-Wcd.-Thurs. Mat. 2:30, 10-25C Nile (i:-IS. m-2r»c CHESTER MORRK .« 'KING FOR A NIGHT HEIEN TWELVETREK He could diih It out— nnd he could take itl. .. Ho laughed at Ufa-and life fcowied back with a charge of murderl WitHALICEWHITEJohnMlljirv GtorgcE. Stone, Gr.nlMilchtll, Gtorgs W«el<er,W«r«n Hymfr, P.rccled by Kurt Ntum.nn. fto- <*»"'"•••'•-"-- | e ,; r . Story tamnlionyMcuirt PreientcdbyCarlLaemmls. A UNIVERSAL PICTURE. Fox News Harry l,aiif;ilon Comcily

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