The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 3, 1939 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 3, 1939
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PAGE Criticism Only Makes Joe Do Better; Yanks, Reds Beaten . BY GEOUGE K1RKSUY Untied Press StalY Correspondent 'NEW YORK, Aug. 3 (UP)—Trls Speaker did Joe DIMasgio a Rrc-ai turn wJien he started the contro versy over the Yankee outfielder's rating hi comparison to some nl tlie old timers. . . Whether or not Speaker made the crack {lint he could nnme a dozen outfielders—Trls now denies lie said any such thine—who could outfield DiMaggio, the "Vnnkcc Cripper," as Joe is now sometimes called, is giving tlio greatest exhibition of oiiifiolding In basetall these 'days. He raced back near the reiiler field wall in Yankee stadium yesterday and speared a 450-foot drive by Hank Grecnberg with one hand. It was highway robbery of the rankest sort. Oreenborg probably would have mado a liomer if DiMaggio hadn't caught the ball. The day before, DlMagglo made three spectacular catches, one off liis shoetops and going back to his, right and left lor Die other two. Speaker need not apologize tor any part he played In commenting on DiMaggio's fielding because the old "Gray Eagle" of the outfield certainly has brought out the very best in Joe. Now-if someone would only make a crack about DlMag- gip's- hitting .we might gel a glimpse of a .500 batter. As it Is Joe is clouting only .397, having gone "0 for ' V yesterday against Schoolboy Rowc. The pressure ol setting the major league perinant paces lias started to tell on both the Ytmks and Reds at the same time. The Tigers knocked off the Yanks yesterday, 7-2, trimming their Lead to T/j games. It, was the third straight loss for' the Bronx Bombers. The Heds -purled up again before the Giants, dropping their second straight, 12-2, and having their lead shaved to l6',s games. And to make matters \vorse from a Cincinnati standpoint, the club officials put the whairimy on their bail club by announcing plans to build a second "deck atop Croslcy Field to increase the 30,000 seating capacity by 3,100. The iPiltsburgh cliii) did the | same thing last year and the Pirates • blew the pennant. As Jack White,.the 62nd street comic, says,'"It Isnt foiigh'enough in the poorhouse; they had to put a hill in front of it." Alley Donald, Yanks' rookie sensation, felt the clammy hand of defeat for the first" time this season -\v\ien the Tigers shelled him from .the box in five frames. Detroit, with Schoolboy Rowc blazing his fast ball, made six runs off Donald before he left the arena. It was the second time this season, and the first time since April 23, that Rose had gone the route and won. His record when he teed off with Donald was 3 and !i. Donald, seeking his 13th straight victor} 1 , just didn't have it. The first man up, Barney McCosky, rifled a triple to left-center, and from then on the Louisiana boy was a goiter. The Red Sox lied to scramble to get an even , break with the Indians. Cleveland had won the opener, 8-2, on Harrier's eight-hit pitching. The Red Sox put on a .two-run rally in the eighth to win the nightcap, 5-1 Tom Careys pinch single accounted for the winning tally. The Wliite Sox and Athletics split a, twin bill. Buck Ross let Chicago down with, nine hits to win the opener, 13-1 Rigney and Clint Brown combined to the A's, 2-1, in the nightcap. Prankie Hayes hit two homers in the op- ,ener. . . • Dutch Leonard won his Htli game .^-Washington beat the Browns, 2-1, but almost tossed it away with his two errors. George Cass scored one Washington run and drove in the other. , Bill Lohrman's six-hit pitching cooled oil the Reds again, 12-0 The Giants biased out 17 hits, wit). Lohrman getting three to account for five runs. Joe Bowman set the Dodgers down with five hits as the Pirate won, c-0. Chvick Klein hit a homer and drove in three runs. Yesterday's hero —Sell o ol boy Howe, striving lo regain his place in the baseball sun who held the Yanks to seven hits and snapped Alley Donald's streak ol straight as the Tigers won, 7-2. Today's Games Northeast Ark-insas Ixacuo Paragould at Caruthersville Newport at Joncsboro. Southern I-tasrue Memphis at Knosville. New Orleans at Chattanoo»a Little Rock at Nashville, two Only games scheduled. National league Brooklyn at Pittsburgh Ne<v York at Cincinnati. Philadelphia at Chicago Boston at St. Louis, two. American Leajcne St. Louis at Washington Chicago at Philadelphia' ' Detrclt at KM- York. Cleveland at Boston, Today's Sport Parade By H*nry McLemore NRW YORK, Aug. 3. (UP)—A drummer Ijoy without lik sticks, a gamecock wltliout his spurs. That Is what some of the ex- lerts were likening Henry Armstrong t-3 «s he started training cdtiy for tlie defense of Jits llght- vclght clinmplonslifp against I.ou Tiger Burns Next Foe Of Burton At Lepanto, UCPANTO, Ark., Aug. 2.—Don ! Hill-toil of Hlylhcvlllc. weight 154, who 1ms scored n knockout decision every time he has boxed in (lie Lepanto American Legion' Open Air Arena, will meet his stltfcst competition Friday night when he meets Tiger Burns of Sardls, Miss., who three years ago ranked fifth Hi Hie World's welterweight division, lie will fight in the middlc- wi'lelil division now, weighing 148. The iwo are slated to go eight (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Ambers In Yankee Stadium late rounds us Die hcadllncr on his month. IcimJ. the Armstrong's hands are gone. You ear- it ovcr.nvhere yen turn ninoiif; >oxlng men. The little riiocchtlc fists, the little bundles of bone mid The semlwlndiip will see Amosc Peyton of Lepanto, weight 100, matched with Fletcher Cummlngs of Gideon. Mo., weight H8, foe six miscle, Ihcy say, have crumbled : rounds. S. C, Williams of Lepanto, U tost from their eternal pounding.! weight 133, will meet Grady Sisco If Ilipy have it's no wonder. For of Etoivah, weight 134, for four i: ro than a decade Armstrong has rounds. Another bout will start Hie liroivn Ills fists almost without card, essation. He was never one to tall, even for a moment. Prom hell 0 bell he has waded in, stayed I:sc within the firing range, and lumped, pumped, pumped those ists ot his. They have bounced off •uvs, skulls, ribs, elbows and shom 1 - ers tens of thousands of times, 'here have been greater fighters nan Armstrong, perhaps, but never uslcu- cues. Flyweights, llRht- 'Ciqhts, welterweights—lie has ta- en them all since 1929. Not a boxer but a lighter, Arm- .rong has called on his fists more ian any man of his lime. They 'ore his attack, and his defense at ne and the sninc time. Behind a arrage of leather, a never-ending arragc, he waged and won his irec titles, • His hands began to weaken hc- cro he ever won a title. But lie opt throwing 'em. I'm years sev- I The Chicks won their third ral of his fingers have been so straight from the Knoxvlllc Smok- igld that he has Imd to forcibly end them Into the bundle of his sis after he slipped on his gloves. -Je kept the condition of his wea- ons pretty much of a secret unlit wo months ago when he defended is welterweight' championship gainst 'Ernie Roderick In London. They gave him tremendous trouble 1 that fight, Early In the bout his eft hand got so bad that he had ) use It almost as a club, striking 'ilh his. wrist. For days sifler the out his left arm wns black mid luc almost up to Ihe clbcw and Is fingers were horribly swollen. He went from Ixjmlrai to Paris or trealmcnl, and came nway rom Ihe French capital singing he praises ct a surgeon who, he aid, had made his luituis well! gain. Yet they must not have been oo well because shortly after his cturn to this country he went to lot Springs and treated Ills hands vith n inuci cure. And today, in lis ciuvip iu Poinpkn Ij^kcs, he .qvicezes hard rubber rmlls, palms ictivy slones, and swaddles his ists like new born babes; before^ sparring or punching the bag. The outcome of the fight literally s in Henry's hands. Given two iOl!d fists, he islll be tco much or Ambers. But If he has lo go In here under Ihe stadium lights vltli broken hands the llerkliiicr tallan may well give him Ills first Meat In 47 fights. Ambers hasn't \rmstrong's (.'lass or punch, but ic Is as game as they come, fast as a streak, and lilts hard enough o cut and slice. He fought Henry o a fare-thce-wel! last September, nid he Is better now than he was hen. Only one thing is certain about he fight right now and that is hat it figures to be the best of he year. Southern Race Just A .Breeze For Crack Memphis Aggregation Hy United Press The Memphis Chicks continued lo prosper In the Southern Association today while the Atlanta Crackers and Nashville Vols defeated their own ends by exchanging places as runner-up. last night, 10 lo 2, and Atlanta replaced the idle Vols In second >lace by downing the Birmingham Barons in a double-header 3 lo 2 and 11 to 3. Chattanooga defeated New Orleans 4 lo 3 and Little Rock and Nashville were rained out. The Chicks effortlessly with Lyn Stout's nine-hit pitching and a •otising attack on two ICnoxvAle pitchers. Andy Reese hit two hom- niul Buddy Bates onc for Memphis. Johnny Sucker's tflth -inning iflincr gave Atlanta the first decision over Birmingham. The Barons had lied the in tiio olghth when Big Chief Arkckcta hit a timely louble. Del Wctherell went th= route for Birmingham in the nightcap but the Crackers clubbed him imnerdfully to win with ease. Jinx Poindexler let the Barons down with four hits. The Chattanooga-New Orleans game was <i pitchers' battle between Poll! of (he. Lookouts and Pulfoid of the Pelicans. Polll gain- thc decision when his mates scored In the eighth to break a -cerall tie. The Pelicans got eight hits and Chattanooga 1 nine. Today's only scheduled games nre Little I?ocl: at Nashville and Memphis'at Knoxvllle. Goodyear Meets Bottlers; V-8's Tackle Ark-Mo Goodyear, cellar occupant in the lity S:ftball League, will attempt o halt the pace setting Ccca Cola iottlers in the first game of to- ilglit's doublchcnder at Haley Held. In the second game Phillips Moor Ccmpsmy, eager lo overtake Ihe Jolliers, will meet the Arkansas Missouri Power Corporation team Ivy Mil! pitch for the Bottlers nd Cox for Godycar. Griffin wilt toil for Phillips and Bums for Ark Mo. BASEBALL STANDINGS N'orthrnsl Arkansas iaruthersvillc 20 Newport ]g Paragould IB W. L. Pet 12 .625 15 .545 16 .500 22 ,333 Southern League r W. L. Pet, icmpliis 62 42 .590 s'ashville 51 45 .526 Atlanta 55 60 .528 Chattanooga -55 51 .519 Knoxvllle 52 54 .491 Jinningham 49 :,ittic Rock 40 New Orleans v\ nt plnch>h|(ter Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas Ix^Kur: Newport 4, Joncsboro 3, 13 innings. Paragoiila 2, Cnruthersvtlle 1; THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1939 Antarctica: Prize In International Race Tyrolese Baffled and Stunned Because Hitler Does No! Helpjhem Some 200,000 German-speak - 'ing people living in the South Tyrol were transferred, by the Treaty of St. Germain signed In 1919, from Austria to Italia,, sovereignty. But they remained .splrllimlly, a Germanic, people' Now Fascist Italy has decided to solve tills "minority problem by compelling the Tyrolesc to leave their homeland "within three months to two years and "return" to Germany . A background of life in this unhappy land is skolched in the ankle below by Alice IJolie, American woman Journalist who knows the South Tyrol intimately and visited there only recently. * • * HY ALICl; HOME (Written for NBA Service) The writing on the wall throughout South Tyrol gives a louch cf ironic humor to the tragic tale being written in that beautiful, unhappy land. "WE DEE AM OP A ROMAN ITALY" runs the Italian legend over the entrance to the municipal building of Scena. , The German speaking farmers can't read a word of It. Today, however, that handwriting on the wall is all tco clear (o them. The dream has come true as a nightmare to these SOUTH AMERICA UNITED STATES 350,000 square mile J. VV. Ellsv/orth Land, Claimed by Lincoln Ellsworth in Nov., 35; balance tjy Byrd expeditions of '28--30 and '33-'35. BRITAIN Folklond Islands Dependency, claimed by orders-in'counci I of July, BRITAIN Ross Dependency, claimed by orde r-in- council of July, '1 NORWAY Coast strip, claimed by royol decree if Jan.,'39. 135,000 square mile area, claimed BRITAIN Aus 1 1 al ion Antarctic Territory, claimed UNITED STATES 75,000 square mile council of Feb., '33 homo-loving people who, Ihe • lime they up to . were presented to Italy by the pest-World War "peace arbiters," lived in peace and industry under their model, efficient cummunal form ol autonomous government. One by one the natives throughout Ssuth Tyrol have seen their own religious mottces effaced from their gayly frescoed houses. The sayings of Christ and of Prophet gave way to maxims of Mussolini: "My ambition Is tills; To make (he Italian people strong, great, prospercus, free." "One fnlth, love cf country; one desire, to make the Italian people great" Etc. TYROLEAN'S CONSIDER SELVES PEOPLE APART It's alt very baffling to these loynl sons of South Tyrol. Yet only the children, who arc punished for S|X>aklnff German In school, can read these Italian writings on the W'_ A?.* n little girl said to me: "Es 1st ' sehr schwer fur iiielne . . .. and land above 0-180.1, meridian. United states wants to beat .reported Germ vorth, add some 675,000 square miles through sur-vey and colonization. Map locates e vr bases, current claims of various nations in Anturctta.foothold in area, already claimed by Byrd and 'E»S Eltern." (It's parents.) iiQii-Oer very hard for my She whispered, for the po- desta appeared in the window and glared suspiciously over the Sunday Southern Memphis 10, iCuoxvilie 2. thron Jn the' beautiful homeland which their German ancestors settled ovcr 1300 years ago, a Germanic language lias been used, except in Trent, the ancient Ro- nitui Trldciitum. The South Tlj> rcleans concern themselves with their simple beliefs in religion liberty, Industry. Until Fascist •dcgomianlzatlon began they thought Little Hock at Nashvilie, post- , S^a"'* « Tyn^an,- poned, rain. Chattanooga 4, New Orleans 3. Atlanta innings. . 3, Birmingham 2, 10 National League New York 12, Cincinnati 2. Pittsburgh G, Brooklyn 0. Philadelphia at Chicago, postponed, rain. Boston al St. Louis, postponed rnin. American T.c.iguo Washington 2, St. Louis 1. Detroit 7, New York 2. Philadelphia 13-1. Chicago 4-2. Cleveland 8-4, Boslon 2-5. Several hotels in Lciulon keep live trout In an underground building, in which a stream cf fresh water constantly flows through tanks. The trout nre in regular demand by the customers, who choose their fish before it is ccoked. Men! Old at 40? GET PEP. FEEL YEARS YOUNGER lw *" rc "" ° u) - ExtuniiM. no wo . ;» '.' «'f t«|»r r i—ror/norevi at Klrby Bros. Drug Store. Time was, ever, in the first two years of Italian occupation, when Sunday morning reunions were gaj and plclnrcsque affairs. This was the onc day when the pious farmers and their wives could leave Ihelr toil. They came from near and distant mountain homes to attend mass and transact business When church was over Ihc lillle square was bright with colored kerchiefs and full skirls ol the women, the brilliant coats and suspenders of the men whose flower- or feather-bedecked hats proclaim their marilal slate. (The married men wear green hatbands, Ihe bachelors wear red). A little eDiirt- Ing among the young folk, a little gossip among the women as the men visited (he rathaus to settle some business. Then they repaired meeting will be' at the home of Mrs. P. T. D ixon. Gosnell Home Demonstration Club The Gosnell Home Demonstration chiu met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. C. c. Wadley. Mrs. A, C. Duclos, president, called Ihe meeting to order and (he Home Demonstration club creed was read by all. Community songs were sung for fifteen minutes with Mrs. L. T. Karnes leading. Reports from all chairmen were given and then the canning chairman gave her demonstration. The clothing chairman announced that on .the next meeting, Aug. 8, at the home of Mrs. tennis Dorris, a cotton dress revue would be hel'd. She is anxious for each member to bring her clothing report and to bring a wash dress. These dresses will be scored for workmanship and selection of materials and trimming and then when reviied will he scored on pattern selection and material for the individual and fit and accessories. There were 12 present including two visitors. Pickus Tells Senators CLEVELAND, O. (UP)-AbePick- us, Cleveland's perennial attention- caller to the war stimulants of foreign dictatorships, believes and has Informed all u. S. senators in a letter that more than 89 per cent of the American pesple "are in favor of quarantining Japan and other war-makers." ; ' i _i^i Head Courier News want acia. Argentina enters mlernational contest for Antarctica by asserting claims in area, challcngi,,, United .hies plan to "extend Monvce Doctrine to South Pole." Rear Admiral ntctart E Byrd heads' America,, expedition out of Boston, Mass., in October lo clinch U. S. claim to 1,000.000 square miles of sea fj1*/l In.lfl ili^i.n n l<mlu .» 1.1: TT..SI- , ~, i JH"un_ Willis ul al-ll expedition, establish j ''— probable Bynl o the gayly frescoed Gasthaus to ling fin old folk song over a glass of wine or beer, before departing for mountain homes and another veek of toil. Today there is no music, for ven if bewilderment and threatened exile did not sadden them, 'lie South Tyrcleans are forbidden o sing a German song under penalty of arrest. crusader's credo to save every clrcj) cf German blood and kultiir from ilien oppression, Is peevish when reminded of their unhappy plight. Yet in South T)yr;l the eradication of German culture ami blood symbolizes Dei- Fuehrer's whole and holy" cause. That l)e can dismiss reference to them as a plot to stir ip trouble between him and his 3erlln-Rome axis pal is incompre- icnsible 19 these honest Tyrcleans. .And today, as they face betrayal ? !i! and exile from their beloved moun- :ains, they recall the assurances of Ihe Italian military governor, Pc- cori-Geraldi: "The Italian state, founded on the principles of liberty and justice, knows how to treat with equity and love those of Its citizens who speak a language different from its own . . . we guarantee German schools and every liberty will be left." These wards, littered less than 20 years ago, echo ironically as Tyro- leans wonder what, the future holds for them Demonstration Club News Notes summer salad recipes. Plans for the fair were discussed after which games were played. Mrs. Smnre served sandwiches cookies and iced tea. The next Complete Line of WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC Ranges and Water-Heaten WALPOLE'S ELECTRIC SHOP HO S. Second Phone 3 PHONE" 205 FORYOUH POULTRY Nice, fat hens and fryers & other poultry nt nil times. tVE I>RKSS AND DELIVER FREE! STICKLER-GOODWIN CO. tK E. Main 53 54 0 3 4GO .421 32 42 45 43 National League W. T,. pet Cincinnati ........... 60 si - Lou's ............ 49 50 ........... 47 New York ........... 40 4S Brooklyn ............ 45 46 Boston . ; .......... 42 49 Philadelphia ......... 2 6 62 American League W. U Pet .024 .652 533 .520 522 5m .495 482 58 35 Washington .... 41 w ...... '.V. 35 «9 .'372 26 07 .280 St. VISIT TWO FAIRS FOR ONE FARE '90. 135. In lir-conditioncc! can and cjacrics berth In ilceplng cars, charges cxlrj Two months' iclaia limit SEE THE FRISCO AGENT Tires, bailerlcs, radioj, healerj • nd other produces for your car can be bought on the Firestone Budget Plan for surprising!) little cash omlay and terms so imalt you'll hardly notice them. Litlt* It Iki Velt, el Flrtilent, Aton, ., • rr*mx/ 9ttr iN jftoflttiV* rV. O. C. RtJ ,SVru«r* T<iaelti:heFirestan« Vote*oflheF«m Ridio Program iwice each wteV ilutinr noon hou: PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th •« Walnut Phone 810 Is Hostess To Club Mrs. W. J. Smart TWSamuels , ,, club at her home Thursday aiter- Mrs.. Murray McHafTey presided over ttie business session at which call with "My Hobby— How I Like to Spend My Leisure." The devotional was given by Mrs. W. Itop The group sang "America" after eral members gave the club IMPORTANT NOTICE! , As an additional service to its customers, all cotton received at either the Memphis Compress and Storage Co. or the Wilson Compress and Storage Co. will he insured for its full market value against any loss or damage hy fire. No charge will he assessed for this insurance. When issued, the warehouse receipt will show thai the hale is so insured. Tin's service will eliminate the necessity of owners of the cotton taking out individual insurance policies against loss hy fire. SIGNED: Wilson Compress Memphis Compress and Storage Co. Hvadale, Arkansas and Storage Co. Memphis, Tonn.

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