The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 22, 1938 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 22, 1938
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PAGE EIGHT BI/YTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Game Last Night Rained Out; Will Meet Jackson Sunday Afternoon BY J. V. FKIKND Frustrated by continuous showers yesterday, the Blythcvllle' C.-nnLs - and the House of David will attempt to piny off their exhibition series tomorrow; afternoon at 3 p.m., Manager JTerschejll Hobo nn- nounaxl last ijight, following a conference with' John Tucker, first ba.seinan and munagei 1 of the Israelites. The traveling troupers, one of. Uie most successful and colorful touring teams in the country, go (o Caruthersville for a set-to with the Pilots under the arcs tonight, nixl then return here. Change In the playing date also brought about a change In the Giant pitching program. Eli "Drlp- pj>" PeterJIch, Chleago, and Lewis "Long John" Meyrnn, New York, Uie tallest members of the chunking staff, will oppose Die House of David. Instead "of Clyde "Spot" : Reed and William V. "Ufty" Alexander, ns originally planned. "Spot" and "I*fty" will get a crack at "Dutch" Welch and hus Jackson Generals, Sunday, In their second appearance here. Tall Boys It will be the first puMic npixxir- ance for Petcrlich and Meyrnn, although they have taken their turns in intra-sqund skirmishes. Standing well over six feet—Meyran 4 Inches over and Peterlich 2—both boys me fast ball specialist and come with 'outstanding strikeout records in prep school and semi-pro baseball. Peterlich, In particular, bus been unusually, successful In retiring would-be hitters via the third strike route, pitching for'the SU Florence Club iu the South Side League :in Chicago. last summer, P.elerljch, who bears a strong facial' resemblance to our own Eddie Saliba, 'recorded 21 strikeouts In a. single nine Inning gnme. lie fanned 18 in another, 17 in one, and turned in 14 on several "occasions. In winning, 12 while losing but one. he averaged slightly better than 15 strikeouts per nine innings pllch- ed. He had the distinction of winning a 5-3 verdict over the North Siders at Comiskey Park for the Pepper Game Trio Andy Anderson, left, .John Tucker, tenler, and "Hoc" Tally, rlkht, are memlin.s of tin famous "pepper unmet trio" thai will appear with the )louft of Huvld lean), which will pliiy the- Dl.vihi'vilk' Giants Jiorc Saturday afternoon. The "pepper (inini'" is lealin'ed dmhiK the fifth Innlnu of the tjnme. city Icaguo chiiiiiploii.ship. lie nt- letKied Tilclen lii^h . l x;hcAi] In Chi- cuso and played end in the Lltle football sjame Ansllji Hial) anil the sensntlona 1 - Bill l);'C.orre- vant . . . He is 21! ye;irs old :tnd vveiebs 1S8 pound.';. Ilittiiii; i'ltchcr Meyran played two years with (lie l>n(lci'son I'ros, out of New York City, and pitted ugntnst some of the oulslnndlm; .semi-pro teams in that section of (he country, won 12 and ! lost : only 2. His greatest slrlkcout exhibition was against the Atleiitoivn d'n.) Red Sox in which he sent 18 back to the water bucket after vainly Inking three cut-s. He e.stfiblished quite a rci)iitation as a hitler, too, clubbing approximately .300 which Included two home runs, lie Is 23 yours of ago and scales IBS pounds. Hobo wielded the ns for the first lime since .setting- up camp here tmrt Melvln Kirk, outfielder,' the victim. Kirk was undecided last liighl whether lo try with some other club In the league or return tb hts home hi Wlnoua, Miss, ' Help Comliiff Bobo also revealed that help Is on the way in an attempt to strengthen his infield, brought about by the retirement of George Pratt. Manager Jimmy Powell wired from Greenville. Mta., lhal he luul an inflelder who. In his opinion, should go in the Northeast Arkansas League, and Bobo told him lo send him on. Ho is Robert Woods, who Is snlrt to have balled .321 in DIB Nortlnw-.vl l/-anu(:, n wml-pro orfjnnly.aUon. Charles liyrkel and Carl Lanr-k, who wi'ri' with the Giants thfi first part of last .season, came at their own i:xi>ensc seekini; a trial wilh the locals, but were .sent lo Newport us there was no apparent place for them here. Lanek \vjll be remembered as the promislni; oul- [Ic'lder who was stricken with a severe case of "shin splints" shortly before the cnmptilgn opened. Ho appeared in 12 games but was in no condition lo play with the ailment nml was released. A third baseman, Byrket started off batting well bin was nimble to root Hobo out of Ills job. After the Sunday game here the Giants go to Jonesboro Tuesday night' for a single engagement with the Jonesboro Giants, and their lost ..exhibition game before the opening day here, April 28. is •Southern I.engue W. I,. Pol. Ulll« l^ook 5 (J l.Mjil Ch:iLliinofl!<:i :i o i.oofi '.i 2 .IJOO ,7 3 .SOU 2 2 .SOU 2 li .400 1 4 .2*1 (i r> .nnn Memphis Alluiilu Knoxvllla New Orleans N.-ishvlltii Manages Famous Team I'Ulshnri'h . NI.-K' yew): Drooklyn . Chicii^o Cincinnati t'iii];ul,:l;)l,l; lioMon .. HI. l.'iiih . W. I,. Pel,. :t o i.orw 2 i 2 I 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 Aitifrlr-an Wa.sliliv.; ion lloston ., . Cleveland .. Chira^i) .. . Oi!troll .. . 81. I/)ii!s ... N«w York . i'hiliulelphlx .GOT ,«B7 .3:1:1 .000 W. J,. p<:l. ....a (i 1.000 .... a i .750 .. .. 2 I ,«UV • •.. 2 1 .liOT .... i 2 .1133 o .wo Ktrnngr. Tonic INDIANAPOLIS, April 21.—Wil- litu- Slmw says Ills best sprlnii tonic Is (lie smell of raster oil. wliicli now, however. Is bclui; ronlucetl lo ft fii-ent clrgrcc by stock motor oil In rnclnjr cnrs. !'CH'lic .Itislll's 1 FORT WORTH, April 21.—Texas Cbrlstlnn football players gained weight, elm-Ins spring iimctlce this yc.Tr. bid lost on an average of two pounds during mid-semester oxnm- Inntlons. Yesterday's Results Smilhcm League New Orltuns 3. Memphis 2, Atlanta !>, Nnshvillc 1. Little uork ill IMrmingham, grounds. Knoxville, wet Niitiomil. League Brooklyn 'J, I'hllndclplitn 0. Cincinnati li, Chicago 2. New York li, Boston 2. PilUsburtih li, SI. Louis 5. . Rice Stadium To Seat 35,000 Is Blueprinted HOUSTON, Tex, (UP)—Antlcl- liutiii}; anotlier .Southwest Conference champion football team next, full, Hice Institute has launched :i campaign to Iniikl a stadium to iirommodiiie record crowds. Plans nnnoimred by John II. Suman, oil executive an:l chninnan ^ of (he -.situlliim r-ommilloe, Die new | I slruc.uirc will have a soutin(j cap-j ' ui'lly of 3S.OOO, fcconrt laiy/'st in the conlf-j-eiice. Footbull bowls nt nther conference sdiools linve seutintj cnpa- i.-itie.-i :i,s follows: University of Texas. Austin, 40.000; Texas A. & I M. C(jlk'gi', College Station, :i:i,000; I 't't-x.-i;; Oiri.stiaii University, ]-V>rt| l\Vflil:i. 25,000; Southern Metlioilisl i UnlviM-.slty, Dallas, 22.000; liaylor l)im<er.sily, WHCO, 17,000, nml University of Arkansas Riyetle.ville 12,700. FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1938 field; forbidden tiny friendly relations between players on or off llii field; declared that baseball near. a "pro" lo leach batting to re,- / emits; and in one Instance threatened (o eject a, team—Sacramento —from the league imlm it hwntiu* a Jlrsl division contender. Jolm Tucker, above, is manager and first baseman of the HOUSI-. of David baseball learn that will play the Blylhcville Giants tomorrow atlernoon. Ttickc-r is a senstilkmni [ieldec and timely hitter and is railed the "greatest, .showman" on a colorful team'. American league ISoslon :i, New York 2. Cleveland 4. St. I.OHIS .1. Detroit 9. Chicago 3, Only j^mes. Today's Games Southern League Memphis nt Birmingham. Atlanta nt KnoxvtUc. Chatlanooga at Nashville. Uttlc Rock at New Orleans. National I.eajrnft Philadelphia at Boston. New York at, Brooklyn. SI. Louis lit Chicago. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. American l.c:igm> Boston at I'hilivdclphia. Chicago at St. Louis. Cleveland at Detroit., Washington nt, Now York. Goshen Meets May Bring Out 1,000 Starters C'iOSHEN. N. Y. (UP) —Nearly 1,GOO trotters tintl pacers will compete at the two Grand Circuit meetings here in July niul August, for wtilch $125.000 in purses, according to entries In early closing events which already total close to 800, Overnight races will boost the total on race days. The historic track's race.- card, July 12-ltj, offers 3lti horses eligible In 12 events; while (he futg. 8-13 program at Good Time Park lists 45! horses in I'l events. The heaviest entry at Historic track is in Ihc $4.000 Village T-'m-m slake for a-yenr-okl pacers, with 02 eligible. Twenty-eight 2-year- olds, including 15 which are also candidates for the Ilamblctotiian en AMS. 10, lire eligible to the historic trot at r.oshen's half-mile track, which makes (his event a full dress rehearsal lo the $40.000 race a month hxter. Forty-four horses remain eligible for the HiimblPtoninn, with 75 t\vo- yeur-okls—Good Time Park's heaviest single event entry—eligible to the juvenile stake named after William Ctine's mile track. The Harriman Cup, event for 2-year-olds nt the July meeting at E. Roland Harriman's track, niny have 42 candidates. Entries nL both Goshen tracks represent an all-time high. Pacific League Gives j Players Right To Fight i I.O.S ANCiEUiS <UP)~-W. C. Tlit- I tie, ^resilient, ol tlie Pacific Coast Uuwball U-agiii', has yoni.' on record with unoUier of his odd rul- inga—tlml Hi/; |)luye« iimy !!.. as much us tiicy please, so lon^' as tliey don't pick on umpires, "Fijfhtlnif «t guides mills a bit of color," the .short story writing president explained, "and nobody acts hurt but, the players. So. if they wiinl to contribute to the general entertainment, I certainly won't line lhi;ui. lint if Ihey as- :;:uill referees, then out Ihey go." TuC.le lia.s i.ssiied several other strange rulings in the hvo yonrs lie has served in otlice. He has banned conferences of players on the 1 BRAND STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY This Whiskey Is $0 p R00 r .'! years Old NIRSCH DISTILLING COMPANY KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI OAK LUMBER Fnr Sale—100,000 ft. of gooii hill oak lumber delivered at very lou- prices. See J, W, Rarrou ItlytucviUe, Ark. Phone 3!>8 &* 1938 PRESERVES THE UPHOLSTERY SEAT COVERS • Retain Ihs iresli, now appeotanc* ol your upholslery; with these attractive «oat carets. They art tailored to lit snugly. Available in pleasing coloia— made ol strong, went resiatinj fabric, li your seals ars spotted and worn, these covem make th« cat interior look lilto new. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. nth and Walnut Phone 810 .MEAD'S 315 WEST MAIN STREET Announcing a spectacular special purchase of the clothes worn by champions! Just in time lo begin the Spring Sportswear Season! Ralph Gulda hi, whose amazing 72-liola lotal of 281 won him the United-States Open Golf Championship at Oak-land Hills last June and broke all scoring records for event. "Honest," says Ralph Guhlahl, "a Hun Sduffner & Mary Gahmline never took a stroke off my game, but it's (he ideal suit for Spring wear, i>elieve me." Ami GtilcfaM u-ears fine Trumpe-tei- Gaberdines. If you're. like. Ralph Gtildahl, or any other champion who likes a suit of this superb fabric you'lf welcome this special purchase. After these arc gone no more will be available . nt savings from $5 to }<10. Act quickly I Choose From These Models SINGLE BREASTED DOUBLE BREASTED "PINCH" SPORT BACK "PINCH" SPORT BACK You know (lie value of a genuine testimonial, an honest statement ithout a product from someone who actually Iricd it. Well, practically every suit and uair of slacks Ralph d'tildaM <wns were tailored bv Hart Sehaffner & Marx! GABERDINK LEADS A BUSY L1FK! For gaberdine suits arc ideal for business, perfect for sport, adaptable for town or country wear. Your coat can do double duty as a very smart odd jacket worn with solid color flannel slacks. Still another change is to wear gaberdine slacks with a solid color or fancy sport jacket, and what a smart ensemble it makes. We'll show you (he combinations. That's what makes this sprrial purchase of genuine 70 degree steeped twill S;i5 and SIO Trumpeter Gaberdines the most spectacular event Hlytheviltc has seen in yours. And you can choose from seven springtime shades. 31S WEST MAIN STREET EA S SINGLE BREASTED DOUBLE BREASTED "~\ "FREE SWING" BACK "DRAPE" PLAIN BACK /^ .315 WEST MAIN STREET

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