PA£E SIX iiliams May Be Rookie Of; Year But Keller Choice Of Several By GEORGE KIRKSKV Dnllsd. Press Staff Correspondent NEW YORK, Aug. Ifi. (UP)—Few baseball critics dispute (lie nomination of Ted Williams, lanky Red Sox youngster, as Die rookie of the year, but n few still believe they'd rather liave Charley Keller, Die Yanks' swarthy, powerfully built youngster, for the long haul. Breaking into the lineup of Hie three-times world champion -Yankees was no cinch, but Keller, alter playing en and off during Hie first 3W months of the season, now lias won a permanent fob in the New York outer patrol, Jcc McCarthy benched Tommy Henrich for Keller two weeks ago, mid since then tlie Maryland boy hits clouted u /HO clip, leading all Yankees In hitting, Keller's scascn murk for 67 games and 235 times at bat is .339. Keller hits a terrific line delve- sizzling liners that endanger the life and limb of rival infielders. Ho does not have the power that Williams docs but he Is faster. Keller, a left-handed hitter, slices the ball to left field a lot and because of his speed it's difficult to threw him out on any ball hit to the left side al the Infield which isn't cleanly handled. This is his third year In professional baseball. He Jumped from the University of Maryland campus to the Newark Bears, where lie won the International League batting title his first .year mid hit .305 last season. Afield Keller is a good judge of a fly ball and his speed makes it difficult, to hit a ball over him. The Yanks' American League lead today was seven games, and the advantage was supplied by Keller's bat. He doubled with Hclfe on second in the 10th, driving in the run by which the Ynnks beat Washington, 3-2: It was his second lilt, having singled earlier. Joe Gotdc-n -hit homer No. 19. Gucrge Case stole base No. 42. With Buck Newsoin /hurling n three-hitter Detroit slnimned out a 12-3 victory over Cleveland. Twc of the Indians' three hits were homers by Trosky and Kcltner. The Tigers rapped Dobson' nnd Brbaca for 11 hits. The Bcston Red Sox fell seven games hehijul the .yanks when they were blanked, 3-0, by the Philadelphia Athletics before a crowd of 22,118 in a night game nt shibe Park. Lynn Nelson held (he Sox to fcm- hits. The A's reached Jack Wilson nnd Joe Hevlng for seven. Bob Johnson's triple scoring Wayne Ambler In (lie .sixth \yas the deciding blow. Cincinnati onme up with a lifesaver in John Niggellng, plucked from Indianapolis to aid in the pennant drive. The rookie rlghl- i.ianoer. went the route in, his ilrst start with the Reds and bent the Pirates,'6-5. He fanned six and walked three in oulpitciilng Bowman, Swift nnd Tobin. The St. Louis Cardinals kept T,B games behind the Reds by kncck- irig out a 7-G win In 1C timings over the Chicago Cubs. Slugging out six runs in the 'opening inning, Brooklyn downed the Giants, 8-5. Luke Hamltn went the route to win his 14th game, Pilicli hitter Gil Brack doubled with two mates on base to spark the Phillies' three-run rally in the eighth which enabled them to beat the Bees, 4-3. Brack's drive tied the score and then he counted the winning run on Morris Arnovich's single. * * * Yesterday's hcdo—John Niggellng. Cincinnati rockie who won his first start allowing the Pirates only eight hits. • ••vj ivu.i .. |j >%.»£» v- k/i ^jiitiLtu tutu i m, i vi u u-aiiis I'ltlj Uliul.ll 10- olemnly swore not lo grant in-1 iilshl at 8 p.m. In another nine crviews or.express opinions'on the Inning game nt Haley Field. JUtcome of the cup piny. The only Burns, pitching for the All-Stars, one who didn't have to take the held the linnl-hitUm.' f.m-a min* NOTICE OP PETITION TO QUIET TITLE AND WARNING OUDEI! Notice is given that a petltioi. has been filed in the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba Dis trict of Mississippi County, Arkan >sas, by Max Borowsky, under which he seeks to quiet his title to all of lots number 84, 83 and 84, and the south 25 feet and 1 inch ol lot number eighty-five (85), nil in block T-A, of the Original Survej of the town of Manila, Arkansas as shown by the recorded plat ol said town. All persons who nave or claln to have any interest In any of sate property, or any lien thereon, mi warned to appear in said cour within six weeks next alter the is suance of this notice, and sho\ cause, if any they have ,why title of the petitioner should not be confirmed. , Dan B. Smith, Haywood Smith, Mrs. Virgie Smith, R. E. Smith and Mrs. Bessie Smith, having been named in the above mentioned petition as possible claimants of some Interest In a portion ol said property, are warned to appear in trie Chancery Court above named within thirty days after the date hereof, and answer the allegations of said petition as to them. Dated this 8th' day of August, 1939. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk. By Elizabeth Blythe, Deputy Reid and Emrc!, Attorneys for Petitioner. , 9-16-23-30-6-13 BLYTHEVIUE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Today's Sport Parade By IIDNRY McLEMOJii: CHESTNUT IffLL, Mass., Aug. 1C (UP)-Of nil the serious young men ever sent forth on u sports mission, (lie Australian Uavls C'up learn now In this country wins the lined kangaroo's poucli without a dissenting vote. Grant at VIcksUurg never due nto his task with more griuinoss of purpose than have the Messrs Quist, Bromwich, Crawford and Ilopman since reaching these shores. If It's true that al work and no play makes for dullness, .hen the Australians will reach lome capable of boring not only iroups, but entire communities. They have but one mission In ifc and that Is the winning of the big silver-bellied bowl from the Americans In September. Ami they 'inve dedicated themselves to the Mission with holy zeal. Lest It lead hcjn Into the paths of frivolity lie Australians have avoided as nuch as possible contact with ither players. As a close knit Lille unit of four they travel lo- eihcr, room together, cat together ml urnctice towtlier. If they had beards and wore iliick homburg hats, you would wear they were members of some ecret baud, on mischief bent. The Australians arc close-mouth- the baby kangaroos shaking with fright into their marsupial pouches, and cause boomerangs to fly in a straight line. This attitude of their countrymen may prove a bit of u handicap to the Ausslcs In cup play. They know, even if the "experts" tit home don't tlml America isn't completely hopeless this season, Budge or no IJudge. You don't beat (lie likes of Rtggs and Pinker .simply Ijy npiiearlng on the court in n pair of well-cut flannels. They Wllifti Sniu PVrn'l- Tlw,r, Jiiay not be great, but they arc rf ood WIUC)1 ^"S J Unk 1 llOlll cnouijh 10 lick- you it y< n , hapi^i as; lilackwcll. Moslov to be ,slii.rhtly oil your giimi... A , n '~ '•> Among JJama Best 1!Y WILLIAM }. TUCKER United Tree: Blafr Correspondent ATLANTA ,Ga., Aug. 1C. (UP) — Alabama dens the challenger's I mantle Unit Tennesseo wore last | fall-a reversed situation that pn.- l sngcs another memorable chapu r In Hie rivalry of the two Hoilth- raitcm Conference powers wlion they meet "at Kncxvillo Oct, 21. l.nst year, Alabama \\tis fiv«h from triumph over Southern California nnd hailed as n sure shot Ur another trip to the Rose Bowl But a scrapping Tennessee- team ilmc „ - apparently hadn't rend the advance -„ -.•„••"" cief£ ' flte ' 1 tllc c °- notices sent the Tide ebbing b-irl- last nigM l ari.!uerV™ n t''a,[e'ui rUSCalOCS11 "<"" * " l ° ° ^ chnuiplci) Soap Box Derby Champ Is Happy Take Fn-st Game Of Ser ies; Teams Meet Again Tonight The City Softball League All All-Star team scored mast of their runs as results of walks Issued l>y d, too. Silence is a fetish with iiem, anil J. P. Morgan is an old atterbox ana the .sphinx a jab- „„..., „„.,,,>, u ^^ jcrlng gossip in comparison with game, making no errors, hem. They couldn't talk much'was one of the best play-« If they wanted lo, because' this year, being played In" rapid' of Charley Holm or Ox Davis to make his offense click. of )efoi'e they sailed from Australia hev time, unu \\au uuni i> nnvc 10 iaxc inc m-ui uie niuti-niuiny (joca Cotas iledge of silenco i was Harry Hop- to four hiU and three runs; Ivy nan, the non-playing captain, but nll( l Warrington, pitching for Coic has a newspaper contract that cl> Co| n, lie'd the All-Stars to three eiimo' s " ent ctt " sevet &l c thcr aspects E h"re i llls1939 '«•"'• 1 For one, its line will average 207 -, — , „ t , .pounds frotn end to ond with a took n pledge of silence and The tivo teams play ngain to- lettcimnn at every post These "'" ' ' ••-•--•-• -• - • - stalwarts include Heywoocl (Sandy) 1 Sanfcrd, the 200-poimd end Mho sent the Tide to the Rose Bowl in 1D37 with field goals that defeated Tultino and Vnnderbilt. Sanford was out last year with i\ broken leg suffered in practice before the first game, but 1ms fully recovered tmd already Is setting his sights on the uprights for more of those sometimes-priceless lliree.-polnters. Tliciims lias two other veteran ends, Gene Mackwoll and Harry Newman, mid four tackles'whcsi: combined poundage doesn't fall far under half a toil. Three of them, Bcbby Woods, Walt Merrill rtnd "Killer" Davis, wear letters. Ed Hickerssn nn3 CHllen Sues comprise n veteran guard learn while Thomns can take his pick s just as mutfling on his vocal chords as any oath. What he hinks or knows or presumes he vrites for ills paper and only to his ost iiilimale friends does he di- such Inside Information lie tiirie of day, the state of tlic veather, and his glove and hat izes. The Australians arc under a bit of strain, too. that isn't calculated o make them itny more affable, 'hey are in n position similar to hat of the German Athletes In he Olympic games In that, they nust win—or else. It is no secret that the feeling n Australia- that American tennis, low tlmt Don Budge is n professional, Is only mediocre nt best nnd hat there can be no excuse for he Messrs Quisl, Bromwich, Craw-, „,„„..,„.,,„„„ ^ 'ord and Hopman It they fail to D. Warringlon p hits, but nine bases on balls helped in the scoring. I!ox Score ALL STARS AB R. H. E. 0 0 0 0 R. nation If 4 It. Taylor 21) 3 N. Mosley 3b ,1 W. Godwin sf 4 Scogfjln iT \ 4 Keiser cf 3 Francis Ib 3 Terry ss 3 Harwell c 3 0 0 0 Burns p 3 1 0 0 Davis rf i o o 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 COCA COLA AB R. K.E. Taft c 4 1 Burnham ss 40 Blnckard sf 3 o Tipton ,1b 3 Thompson Ib Whittle if Smothermnn 2b 1ft the cup Uiis year. R. WniTlngUm cf •I 3 3 0 3 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 If they do'win it, they will not Ivy p l l >c given' any too much credit, and f ,fiiey lose it—well the dear old sportsmen of Sydney, ' Melbourne, nnd way points figure to raise n lowl that will shake the ttola bears right out of the trees, send Flashing victory smile, 11-year- old Clifford liardesly of White Plains, N. Y., is shown at finish of All-American Soap Box- Derby at Akron, O., where he outraced 119 other kids piloting home-made speedsters. et Capt. Carey Cox or Warren Averitte, both leltenncn, for the center post. son, 180-pcundcr from Live Oak, Ha., who rnn over the varsity ns a freshman last year. Dallas Wicke, n fullback last fall, has been shifted to quarter and that should prove Thomas isn't so worried abcut the termer post. Bud Waltes, moved up from right half, will relieve Wicke as signal-caller. Mm Hanson and Paul Spcnter. hefty sophomores, will undergo cx- perimenlaticn fcr the fullback post i and if neither fills the bill Thomas 11 halfbacks are plentiful. I can always draw on surplus man- Chnrley Boswell and Herky) power at other positions. There /, who alternated at left half must be n good fullback scmewhere WEDNESDAY, AUPIJST }f}, W39 Memphis Slill Far Ahead; Lookouts Wallop Travelers Twice , ' l!y United Press The Memphis Chicks have lost two and a half games of their nine-game Southern Association lead in two days, a pace that if continued will prove there's life in the old uennant-chase yet. The Atlanta Crackers made It two in a row over the pace setters last night, winning D to •! with a Hi-hit attack on three of the tribe's Lest pitchers. The Nashville Vols advanced to within C'A games of the leaders when they took two easy decisions from the Birming- uam Barons, IS to l mul Ji to 0. Frank Gnbler, who relieved Lnn-y Miller early in Die going, pitched the Crackers lo their second straight over the Chicks. Manager Paul Richards set the batting pace with tour hits In as ninny trips to (lit plate while Hperry and Rubcling secured three wallops apiece. The Vols rent the night with 31 jlow.s in their double victory over the Bfiroiw. Al Baker and Woodie Johnson of the Nashville mound forces meanwhile limited Binning-' 'lam lo 11 hits in Ihe two games. Manager Dutch Zwilling of the liaions wasn't wasting his pitchers; Hobo Carson staggered all the way through the 17-hit attack In the first game and Elmer Riddle was still on the liring line nt the end of the second. The Knoxrille-Smokies remained In a tie with Chattanooga for a- first division berth by trimming the New Orleans Pelicans 3 to 2. A ninth inning tally gave Pele Maliory the decision over two new Orleans Hurlers. Babe Young, Smokle first sacker nnd League- leadlng hurler, got only one hit for the evening, hut It was his 17th homer. The Lookouts walloped the Little Rock ..Travelers twice. 4 to 0 and 0 to 3. Alex Hooks ft ml Babe Bama wielded big hats in the opener behind Dick Bass' six-hit pitching. McElreath paced Chatta nooga's attack in the nightcap with n homer. Today's games arc Memphis at Atlanta, Little Hock nt Chattanooga and New Orleans at Nashville. BASEBALL STANDINGS Northeast Arkansas League W. U Pet. Cnruthorsvllle 20 n 005 xPnrngould 25 18 581 Newport ..-..22 22 .500 xjonesboro H 20 .318 Southern League W. I,. Memphis 73/43 Na.shvllto Atlanta .. .. Chattanooga Knoxvllle .. Birmingham Uttle Rock New Orleans 04 UC U5 C2 M 49 51 National League W. L. Cincinnati cs 38 St. Mills 59 44 Chicago ' 53 60 New York 53 51 Brooklyn 52 52 Pittsburgh ,49 52 Bcston .. 45 52 Philadelphia 31 TO American League • W. L. Mew York T4 33 xBoston CC 38 Chicago BB 50 Cleveland 50 50 Detroit 57 y>i Washington 48 GI xPbiladelphia 3? 70 St. f-Oili.') 31 73 Pet. ,00:i ,&52 .530 .540 ,t(J4 .431 .412 .411 Pet. .042 573 .541 .510 .500 4S5 .47D .307 Pet. .6D2 .035 .537 .523 I523 .440 .MG .238 Glover 2b .; 2 0 0 0 last year, heading the list. Left half is the key position in the Thomas version of the Notre Dame clfcme n and Boswell and Mosley both arc, mtcu u mj, Lu wl; \v IOTK m limy first-class punters, passers and ball i the lough Fordliam Rams. After "'"' H/ "' L ' ! Mercer, Alabama meets Tennessee. nm:ng all that talent. The Tide has two warm-up games —Howard and Mercer—but in between a trip lo New York lo carriers. PUT LA DELPHI A, Aug. I.6.— Baker Cowl, formerly the 1 of the Phillies, is now used midget automobile racing. Bill Siemens «ill start at ti.;!il- linlf but the hottest .sophtiii-'re home prospect, at Tu.waloosa in years may for displace him Ijctorc the season is over. The yearling is Jimmy Nel- Missfssippi State, Kentucky. Tulane, Georgia Tech and Vnnderbilt in it row—a prcgram that win keep the' Red Elephant,') on their toes from .week to week. —PRESCRIPTIONS Safe - - Accurate Your Prescription Druggist Fowler Drug Co. Main & First Phone 141 Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Paragoulil at Jonesboro. Newport at Caruthcrsville. Southern League Memphis at Atlanta, night. Little Rock at Chattanooga. New Orleans at Nashville. National League Philadelphia at Boston, two. St. Louis at Pittsburgh, two. New York at Brooklyn. Chicago at Cincinnati. American League Cleveland al St. Louis, two. Detrcit at Chicago. Washington at New York. Only games scheduled. NU-WA Laundry-Cleaners Phone 180 For Prompt Laundry and Cleaning Service Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas League Caruthersvllle 2, Newport 1, Paragould at Joncsuoro. Southern League Atlanta 9, Memphis .J. pjrst game postponed, rain. Knoxi'lllc 3, New Orleans 3. Nashville 12, Birmingham l. Chattuncoga 4, Little Hock 0. National League Philadelphia 4, fusion 3. 'Brooklyn 8, New York 5. Cincinnati C. Pittsburgh 0, St. Ix>uis '(, Chicago 0, 10 innings. American League. New York 3, Washington 2 10 Innings, Detroit 12, Clevleand 3. Boston at Philadelphia, night. Only games scheduled. COACH GETS SICK LEAVE LANSING, Aug. 10,—John Middlesworth, Lansing Central High School's head football, basketball, and baseball coach, has been granted, a six months' leave because of ill health, Dense Burnhtim, first assistant, takes over. Read Conner News «-ant ads. N6w I can say K. TAYLOR "Bottled-in-Bond" d;>d 40$ Whisky w, mot, \ CRJuSs . vi'ffj 40%Smofl Gra'flj. £, P. VOuFJrK fVeii&nt The flavors of corn, rye and barley-malt have been "married" into what old whisky men say is one of the richest, mellowest Bourbon whiskies ever made in old Kentucky. Bottled-in-Bond K.TAYLOR KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKY TAYLOR 00 ' Proof Tlio K. Taylor Distilling Co.. In,:, is an independent distillery. Its brands arc rct-islercil lit Die U. S. P.ifpnt Of/ico. anj nc-Uhor it nor its liramls have any -••" '" any otlior distillery. ' .Read Courier News want aOa, PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Mh & WALNUT IMION'E 810 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 lor its full market value, against any loss or damage by fire. No charge will he assessed for this insurance. When issued, the warehouse receipt will show that the bale is so insured. This service will eliminate the necessity of owners of the cotton taking out individual insurance policies against loss by fire. SIGNED; Wilson Compress Memphis Compress and Storage Co. Kvatlalc, Arkansas and Storage Co. Memphis, Term.
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