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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 18, 1939
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FRIDAY, AUGUST |8, 1930 (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Save II For Later Boys Triumph Over A's Eighth Straight For Veteran With 'Dead' Arm By GEORGE KIltKSEY United Press Slall Oorrcsiioinlcnt NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UP)—The baseball minicle man of the year is lioljcrt Moses Grove, 33-year-old Boston Hed Sox pilcher who has beat his wily back from virtual extinction. One clay last season Grove's arm went dead, and the medicos shook their heads and said, "It will be dangerous for him to pitch again. His only cure will be a long and pci'hitps •permanent rest." Yet today muls gray-haired Grove leading all Ihe Americim League pilch, eis, Kith 13 victories and two de- Ira Is. He's won eight straight and hnsn'l been licked since the White Sox beat him, 7-5, back on June 11 The only other game Grove lias lost was a 2-0 decision to llic Yankees on opening day. Grove's comeback is one of Ihe most remarkable in all baseball annals. This spring Manager Joe Cronin did not even know if Grove would ever pitch another game. Grove went to Hot Sin-ings in February and asked Cronin lo let him condition himself. He took the baths and hikes through ' the Ozarks. Then at the Red Sox Surn- sotii, Fla., camp he mapped oul his OK-!) program, which called for 15 minutes of throwing each day. Not until the Red Sox started north with the Reels on an exhibition tour did Grove throw a ball in a game. Then lie told Cronin lie wanted to liy his wing. He pitched four innings that persuaded the lied Box pilot he had enough tc f:\ee the Yanks opening day. Grove already is a cinch to surpass his 1038 record, when lie won 14 and lost 4. With six weeks still to go he is likely to hang up several more victories. When lie beat the Athletics yesterday, 7-1, it was his 2841U major league victory. He aspires to reach lhc 300 mark, a figure raichcrl by only five pitchers (and only one southpaw) in modern limes. They are Cy Young, Johnson, Malthewbon, Alexander, and Eddie Plank. Pitching with his noodle as much as his arm. Grove scattered 10 hils among (he A's. Joe Vosmik liit a homer with one on, lhc big blow in Boston's, 17-hit altack .on: Ren- ingcr and Dean. Vosm'ik, Tabor and Upsnnlcls nmdc three hits each. The Yanks kept the American League race status quo by making it three straight over Washington with a 10-inning, 9-8 victory. Alley Donald, who was hot as a ball of fire during his 12-game slreak, v,-ns knocked out of the box for the fourth straight time. Frank Crosetti's triple and nosar's sacrifice fly scoring the winning tally. Joe DimaBgio hit homer No. 18. The White Sox beat Ihn Tigers, 2-1. Rookie Fred Ilutclilnson gave up only three hits in seven innings but in the fourth, a walk, like Ap- plmg's triple, and an infield out pushed over the winning runs. Doubles by George McQuinn and diet Laabs in the 10th turned buck Die Cleveland Indians, fi-5, for the St. Louis Browns. The Cincinnati Heils rcUiined their six-game lead in the National League when they nosed the Cubs, 7-6, in 10 innings, the last of their seven-game night schedule. Spotting lhc Cubs a five-run lead. Hie Reds pecked away and pushed Ihe tying run across in the ninth on Lorn bard i's double and Bergcr's single. Jonst's triple and West's single provided the punch for the winning margin in the IBtli. The 2G,(JG!) fans brought the night total in Cincinnati to 184.954 for seven games. Tho Reds'won six of them. The Cardinals kept, up their pennant drive, handing the Pirate a 4-2 defeat. U was Pittsburgh's ninth straight loss. Curt Davis went the Tony Galento, left, and Lou Nova give preview of what dispositions will be like tt'hen they light in Philadelphia, Sept. 7. Today's Spori Parade By HENHY CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Aug. 18. (UP)— Adrian Quist and Jack Biomwich have obligingly come to the aid of the United States Davis Cup seleclion ccmmlttee and s;kcd a troublesome problem for it. For months lhc committceuicn have fretted and stewed ab:ut which team they shculd choose to oppose Quist and Brotnwich in the challenge round doubles at Philadelphia early next inrnlh. They have considered and tried more combinations lhan Iherc arc on the lock of a bank sale. Now. thanks to Quisl and Brciu- wich, they have to \vorry no more. The two Australians put an end to the problem yesterday in a quarter-final rcuncl match of (he national doubles tournament here. Iii cnifihing, routing, and humiliating Gene Mako and Jack Tidball, G-2, fl-1, 6-2, Ihey proved that it doesn't mailer a great deal who the American Davis Cup committee sc- -Iliosc Vqls May Make Chicks Hustle A {I e i All By United Tress Baseball fans who had yawned and said Ihe 1939 Southern Ass;- cmliou pennant was in the bag for Memphis bestirred themselves today as the Nashville Vols cut steadily into the Chicks' lead. The rampaging Vols won a double header fr:m the New Orleans Pelicans last night, 5 to 3 and 7 to 4, and trimmed (lie Chicks' margin to only lour games. With some llnee weeks cf play remaining, the Vols or even Atlanta, five and a 1mlf games back, caild nose out the Chicks with a sustained winning spurt. Atlanta's scheduled "Cavalcade of Baseball" game with lhc Uttlc Rp=k Travelers was rained out and will be played tonight if the ele- L:-ngiv.ocd Courts, incuts permit. Iccts. The classic whose turf has felt the drives and The Knoxville Smckies downed volleys of all the great , doubles U'c Birmingham Barons 5 to 4 teams of the last 50 years, have wl ' llc .Hie Chicks list opportunity seen few greater doubles exhibitions lo light off the Vols when they than Quist and Brcmwich staged K 'cre rained cut at Chattanooga .yesterday. . Mako, winner cf the I Sam Naliem, the pitcher who was title last year with Don Budge, and j acquired In mid-season and gave Tidball, are no pushovers, as their impetus to the Vcls stretch drive, winter record of" 10 tournament hurled his mates to victory over victories attests. On paper, at least, I New Orleans in the opener. Nash- Iliey stand with the five best dcub- I villc made only three hits in the IDS teams in Die world. Bill they! game but eight bases en balls off were like children, like tyros, Tgainsl Ihe Australians. In iewer than 30 minutes they ware sucpt off the courts in straight sets, victims of a beautiful combination of power, finasse and guile. The Australians -Vuldn't miss anything, either en attack or de- cnsc, court. up close or in Bromwich wenl the 15 i back lames 10 route for his only six hits. nth allowing Knocking Harry Gumberl out of the box for the second time hi three days, the Dodgers trimmed the Giants, 5-1. Hugh Casey hclfi the Giants lo five hils, one of them Mnl Oil's 2llh homer. Ycstcrdaj-'s hero — Lefty Grove, Red Sox veteran, who breezed along lo his eighth straight win and his 13th of the season over Ihc A's. Today'r Games Northr.isl Arkansas League Jonesboro at Paragonid. Caruthersville at Newport. Southern League Memphis at Chattanooga. Little Roct at Atlanta: Birmingham at KnoxvUle. New Orleans at Nashville. Nalinnil r.rague Brooklyn at Boston. Mew York at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. Only games scheduled. American t.cagur Cleveland at Chicago, night. Philadelphia at New York. Bcshn at, Washington. Only games scheduled. reforc netting a ball, and before onting his first shct" Their services were never seriously chal- enged, but they lore services of their opponents apart. Mako served six times during the match and five times it was broken. Tidball's I canncnball delivery was a bit more effective, hut lufce-thc Australians climbed' aboard it and cracked through. Stalencss is the only threat I: Ihe Australian pair. Harry Hopmnn, captain of the visiting side, said alter the match lhat he wished' his boys had not reached their peak quite so early. "B:th Adrian and Jack are right on lop cf their games." Hopman said. "The Davis Cup matches are two weeks or more away. I can only hope that they wcn't go stale, case off a bit, before our main objective is reached." Walter Pate, gcncralissimc of the American- " side, was surprisingly lightheartcd after the QuUl-Brom- wich exhibition. He' said lhal the match was not an entirely lair lc>t because "a dcubles team is only as strong as its weakest link." I'atc didn't say which of Gordon JVIalUenbcrgcr and four Pelican errors made the difference. A six-run parade in lhc first inning gave Ihe Vcls the nightcap. Kola Shaipc bettered Sheriff Blake when the two veterans hooked up in a hurling duel at. Knoxs-illc. Woody Abernalhy hit a homer for Ihe Smokies. Today's schedule: Little Rock at Atlanta; Memphis at Ch;iUaiio:ga; leans at Nashville. BASEBALL the Americans he considered lhc weak link, but it is probable'that he had Tidball in mind, being as he is a staunch defender cf Mako. Tidbail. however, didn't appear'any more inept hi the face'of the Australian fire than did Mat:. As a matter of fad, they played pretty good tennis, but pretty good tennis isn't' New vvtrlh much against the superlative sort. Norlheasl Caruthersville Paragotild .. Newport .. . Jcncsboro ±. Arkansas League W, L. Pet. 28 n .022 2'J 18 .617 22 24 .470 H 31 .232 Southern League W. Memphis 73 Nashville 57 Atlanta G7 Chattanooga GG Knoxvillo fi;j Birmingham 53 New Orleans 51 Little Rock 40 National xCincinnati .. League W. C3 I/Mils C2 xCln'cago CO New York St Brooklyn 53 Pittsburgh 49 Boston 45 Philadelphia 32 x—jjight game. American League W. ,... 76 .... 67 .... 60 58 . The United States buill thousands of airplanes for use in the World War, but very lew actually were used,, since hostilities ceased toon after their construction. York Bostcn .. Chicago . Cleveland Detroit 5-) Party Burglar Outwitted 1 Washington 48 ALHAMBRA, Cal. (UP) — krcal {Philadelphia 38 bridge and other party participants St. L;uis 32 have succeeded in outwitting the local "patty" burglar who repeatedly have, visited houses where parties were in progress and rifled the coats left In rear bedrooms. On the cccaslon of his latest raid nil of the members of the patty look Ihe precaution of placing all their valu- !n ? cupboard in the hall. Pet. .598 .503 .554 .550 .508 .421 .408 .405 Pet. .635 .585 .545 .503 .503 .471 .431 .311 Twenty Two Veterans Hope Key To Chances Of \Viklcals_ ATLANTA, Cla., AUj!. 18. (UP) — Twenty-two lellermcn don't necessarily make n football team, but they help. And with that munj veterans, Ab Klnian may hold (ho key to University of Kentucky'* return to gridiron heights 11 hasn't known since Ihe days ot Shipwreck Kellcy. Kinvnn's charges learned lh|' Kame last year in the bitter school of defeat. After winning llielr Hist Iwo gume.s ugitlnst nondescript op- poslllcn, Ihe Wlldcals went down clawing seven straight games, ending the season ns eannon-foildcr in Tennessee's furious charge lo the Orungp Bowl. The 1938 -season, disastrous Ihcugh It proved, made men of lhc inexperienced squud thul hud greeted Klnvnti when he took over (he coaching reins dropped Uy Chel Wynne after the 1037 campaign. The rocky read developed two l:p-Illght stars—End Bill McCubbin mid Halfback Dave Zoeltcr. McCiibbln and Zocllcr head the reluming 22. The former shines »s a pass-snatcher and goes downllcld with plenty of spml to take t£sses from Zceller or Carl combs, yvlio ilkely will be the olher starting 'mlf. Zooiler last fall was one of the mrdcst lo stop backs in the con fercnce. He kept driving for tlml extra yard even when his team wits :>:pclessly behind. Given good blocking thts year, the 180-pciim! back should rmik among Ihc classiest in the conference. Jpe Shepherd, back for his third season, has a corner en the bacfc jcb. Charley ishmuc'l and Wilcc Canies will share Ihe backing and with added experience these lG5-pmmders should fit hi nicely \vilh the rest of Ihe hack- field set-ui). On' the sophomore side, Dave Br;\yn, Noah Mulllti and Ernial Allen, the last named a fancy passer, arc best bnckfield prospects frcm a group of more than 20 yearlings. Jim Hardln, Phil Scott and Ed Gholson In addition fa McCiibbln return from end duty, with Hnrdlp slalbd lo get a starting call with the dependable Hill. Kirwan lists tackle as u possible weakness but the return of four veterans—headed by Luke Linden and John Bllmer— belies hin) there.- The guards likewise arc c:nlcslcd by two IcUermen for each post, Pole Vires ami Tom Spickurd having the cdse. The toughest—almost the only replacement Job Is that of Sherman Hinebein at center. J;e Bailey and Alex" Parda subbed for Hinebein last year and both are hack with an eye on the starting job. The Wildcats have five conference games—Alabama, Georgia, Qeorijia Tech, Vanderbilt and Tennessee— they should turn lhc tallies on at least cne of those titans and even Alabama and Tennessee wll| find the Wildcat' a much tougher proposition than last year. Tomorrow—Tennessee. Vclersm Umpire Kelunis in Good Voice f MVUti)mntfmmi<m\mm«m in U ' 1> :" t " r °' lm "'" Be '' a lhc 1>m " lwi ' «•<*»•»« Hill Kteiu back to «•«<•• H.c veteran Nations! uagup umpire relurm,; in good vote following ojKrnllon for hernlii. '• Joe Bears Down Joe DiMajjgio looks up somewhat in surprise as Ihe camera catches him devouring (he last of (his hot ting durinit boxing show at Griffith Sladium, in, Washington. Chick A. C. Vole To Precede U. of A. Event '.I'lio Chickasiiw Alhlclle club will meet promptly ,,i 7;30 O . clo ,. k ,!,; '"Bill In ihe itose Ucom of Ihe Do el Noble fr ckTllon of olltam. I'Wiowins (I,o meeting )i lly( | cyport cf the lUhlclic d<!|Kutmom oi: V yii versify of ArtHii,s,, s wilt meet V, Mi university urailuules im d fi lends cf Hie university ul ,.),.),(, o clock in (he s[ime room. A nonilmUIng committee will report, to (lie Clilcknsn'iv A. C lonlBW held lllU U " mml t>lM l!°» «'lll bo Mr. Oyporl, will talk wllh persons Interested In the stale university 0,1,1 will show pictures of grill nclivitlcs HI. || ln school. A full iillendnncc ul, both'mdet- ,£?. wtinl lly "I'o'w^'s and offi- Molor Iransport Is u, R „„],, Pnl ._ Her which luiuls lhc goals of commerce fr&m pclnt of production lo destination without lums-shlpinpnl PAGE'FIV*, EU TECH'S Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkunsas\puc Caruthcrsvlllc 1, Newport. 0. I'aragould 9. Joncsboro 0, forfeit. Soutliprn League Knoxville 5, Birmingham 4. Memphis at Chattanooga, tu'C, postponed, rain. Little Reck at Atlanta, postponed, rain. Nashville 5, New Orleans 3, National League- Brooklyn 5, New Ycrk 1. St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 2. Chicago at Cincinnati, night game. Only games scheduled. American League Chicago 2, Detroit l'. Tins ton 7, Philadelphia 1. New Ycrk », Philadelphia 8, innings, St. L-.Uis 6, Cleveland 5, 10 innings. Final Game Of SoFlba'l! Scries Is Due Kaiiicd out In their last scheduled game of the pcsl .season playoff series, the. Coca Cola millers, champions of Ihe Commercial Softball League, and the All-Stars, composed cf players selected from the olhcr three teams in the' league, arc ail set lo stage Mich final contest tonight at Halev Field. Each team lias won a game, with l en lhc result of Unighl's bnlllc. ' the question of supremacy resting The contest Is scheduled lo start nt 8 o'clock, according to James Terry, chairman of the s:ftl>al! committee ct lhc Chicknsaw Athletic Club which has sponsored Ihe sport here lliis summer. (iidcon Ilihlcs at Fair SAN FflANOISCO (UP) —The Gideons, Bible-distributing society fcr lonely hotel rooms, hospitals, railway stations and oilier places, intend lhat the Golden Gale International cxpcsition shall make its site of "Treasure Islam!" a treasure In the real sense of the xvord. They dedicated there 11 tens of Bibles which will be distributed In Hit- usual way !LS fast as possible. Quick llcnics lie's Slow SAW JOSE, C|l. (UP)—Mrs. Marie Quick lias asked for divorce from her husband. John Quick, on the grounds that he failed lo live >ip to Ills name. She charged Hint he was slow about getting home at night. It only took Quick 10 minutes, however ,to ^ file an answer denying the charge. Pet. .637 .632 .515 .532 .514 .432 .319 .293 Read Courier News want aus Bead Courier Ke«s want »1 HOTEL PEABODY Air Conditioned For your Comtorl Lowest Kales E, Miiu SI. — CASH PRICKS TOR AUGUST IT\)(> Ton I/its) Pyramid J^umn ..$5.25 Ky. Lump A Grade §5.50 Green Mark .;.'.. S6.25 Summit . ....... .89.00 Your order must be on my bcok by August 20, Small addition on charge accounts, L I, RICE COAL CO. 24J Read Courier News want aa.i. V'HISKY jSfliadethegoodold Sour Mash way UV'CtratitiyMide-'iri ".«yrt;t raide Kco- tscky Botrton firaoss. F»t«(rO!amirBq3t!>oa Spiiajj This whisky is 90 proof Our Fiddle Bottle ws cicitti) in lionor or Stephen Foster, «ho Mrott "My Old Kentucky Home" at Baidilown in 1&52. Diblvibulud by Feldnnti's Cpniiuiislen Co. Helena, Atk. Ramblin' Wreck Plays Notre Dame, California Puke Onlsklc Loop liy WILLIAM J, TUCKER United I'ress Staff CurrespwiiM.,,,. ATLANTA, Cla., Aug. 18. (UP) — \ ear-In und ycnr-oul, the Qcorgln Tpch engliims take on dip toughest schedule In Hie Soiillienstcrn conference, And this fall, Coach l.illl Alexander's siimll bul luiidy squad will reach n new hlBli in -skliiK for trouble. 'J'lio engineers iambic lo South lieml, Intl., 04, 7 to open' with Noire Dnmc nml they wind up in Atliintu Dec. 30 as host lo the talltoriiln qoldcn Beurs. In between, they play six conference Woiicnw, Duke, the champion of lie Southern circuit, und Ifowni-d "allege of Ulrmlnvhnin. llowurd, to be nlnywl lh c week liter Notre Dame. Is Ihc only soft i|iol on (Jic IO-BUUIC slain and It hp tiiglncers win more limn halt or their gnmes they should qunllry barnslonnliii! clutmpUms of liic u. a. A, '(Hill's rosier and v, lock llko lilyii mho compared wllh dm "dope" on „ s<|imds us Alnlntniii, Tennessee ami 1'lilunc. Vol., many of those IBS-pound mcks niul 175-iiaund linemen were OH (lio Tech tcnm Ilial fouglit Alabama (n ,y lie und biirely lost lo Notre pumo mid Duke 'last fall. uilf i| dozen holdovers see sen-lite Ibis year. Much Is M- .ii'vled of lievevnl KophniuoVes \v|ip run to more poundage ilian usual for Tcchmen. • Tho 1038 bni'kllc-ld returns nlino-sl Intact und Alexander rplded Us ranks lo pull oul i'i!|ili\ccm.ents for linpoHiuil, Hue posls. ' ' Nell Cuvette, iliitM! us a nuartp,- biiok lust year, Is now n guard. Joe Bartlett, nnoUicr »lgnnl barker, was shitted lo end nml will'team with Rob Ison In wlinL should be clnnl one of the stronger terminal com- plimtlons In the conference. ',; No lellermcn are available to louiirj out the etwrd cprp$ or toe leplncement duty at tackfe iherl vcteinns Charley Wood and Eston Lackey will stflrt y ' .u Roane Beard, 1938 Capl Jack Chivlngton,' will riwn center. ", Sophomores thus y)n pi S y a big factor in success of the Tecrj ifna and Alexander Is counting pn such fltst-jear men as Charlie Sander's, ennui, Jim Wright, center; A"lf Miicrth, tackle and Oeorge Webb' end ' ,> The backtield will be light, but fast and adequately bwk-stppptd. Tho tunable Howard Eclpr,' m-, pound fullback', 15 the nucleus of the »oikn. jjj> plsyed nwjy GO minutes tn eyery Tec)i game last ycm and came In h^udy^as defensive man, blocker »nd tell-' ciuiler > The two Eijcks, Murpliy pn4' Shaw will alternate $t qt(arterb^'ck and Shuw also v>ill drppklck extra' points und try for field 'goals; »: Haljbacks Dllly Gibson^ Bobby' nceis nml Bail Wheby dori't averf nge 150 pounds Iwf they ryii' around far bigger opponents lust' yeai. oibson, parjlpultjrly, Is * a deceptive iminoi, ncc'uiate passer* and a valuable defensive man 'de- fiplle ills Ijick of lipft.' Idaho AjkerJ to Restore.; Boys 1 Old Fishin' Holes COEUlt p'AIJWE, Ifln. (UP)^If 31 ale Gniiie coni'iiiissioiier Walter; ylbciis lias his \yay, J(la|io's^ar'(!4; tool boys who tisp a froioked "vy'lt-l ow stick as a fislilng' pole wi;ii :ct n break In tile future. -';!! Fisciis said his idea was to r<Mi. stock sU-ciims, ponds and talcc^; war towns and cities wllli various; kinds of fish so that the youths! who cnn't iiflonl lo go to tlrf! choice fishing spots will be sure of; ScUInu at least a fair catch every .line Ihcy go out. •;;; !(. is siiid that 37 singers ^re onljr.^ ,wlce as joiid ivs'due singer. •;;">. TERMINIX TERMINATES , ' TERMITES ,..; &BRUCE- MEMPHIS Does rtif *T o Tire You? Will you spend weary hours of Betu-oh, lose youi 1 tejrir per in tho jostling crowds, pay too rnuch for a secondr choice becHuse you are too tired to look farther? You won't—if you take this solution! Shop first in this newspaper! Here the stores show you their stocks rigid j/?. yqi^ >••" . V own home— sizes, colors, prices, things you want to know. No magic carpet could whisk you past counters and aisles with the accuracy and success of the paper in your hands. And you save money too—because you can see by turning the pages whore prices are \ you want to pay. 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