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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 28, 1938
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fotik (ARK.)' COURIEil NEWS US PIEVK Forty Y, At>RlL 28, Seein What Democrats Have on the Ball Fourth Renewal of Famous Track Meet Has Stellar Stars By JKRKY BKONUFIL'U) NBA Service Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA.— The far-famed Pcnn Relays— 44lh renewal of which is scheduled for Franklin Meld, April 29-30— once again will act as a barometer of whal might. be expected during the outdoor track season. Usually llic most colorful and spectacular of all relay carnivals, Pennsylvania's cinder show (his year should hit par— or belter. Such names as Johnny Woodruff, Ben Johnson, Glenn Cunningham. Don Lash, Dave Albrit- tcu. Joe McCluskcy and others will sec to that. Woodruff— Pittsburgh's Long John of Olympic fame— probably will be llic hardest-working athlete on the (\vo-day program; His half-mile specialty doesn't appear on the bill, but he's scheduled to run legs of the sprint medley, mile, four-mile, . and dls- ;• laihic medley relays. 'I he dusky middle distance star has his heart set on a new lialf- milc record this year, and tins, his first major outdoor appearance of llic season, will lie a good indication of how much he has improved over 1937. Lash, McClHxkey .Set Two special races which should result In some high-powered running are Hie mile, which finds Glenn Cimnliigliinn and Gene Vcnzkc once again in niching strides, and the 3000-meter event featuring Don Lash mid Joe Mt- Cltiskcy. lash is intent upon a new American record for Hie event. McCluskey dogged him by Inches throughout the indoor campaign. 'Ihe ingredients should boil into u top-notch struggle. During 1931 the plodding Mc- Cluskcy ran seven two-mile races in limes ranging from 9:04.8 to 9:08.6, without winning one— which, he claims— and correctly so —is 'something- of a record. Ben Johnson, who is due soon for a 9.5 hundred or thereabouts, isn't, expected to have much trouble in Die invitational century dash. Columbia's' colored speed 'filer probably is at the ircak of his career right now— arid (hat means there isn't a collegiate sprinter in the "country who can beat him in •a 180-yard dash to the (npe. Another dark-skinned lad who should breeze through is Dave Al- brillon, Ohio State's lanky high- ji'unpcr .wove range extends to 1 slightly more than C feel 9 inches. Grccu Is Go Signal One world record winch is nil set to tumble into the discard is the -ISO-yard shuttle hurdle mark Dartmouth's quartet • of limber- loppci-s, led by John Donovan, nal only is a toil-heavy favorite to romp home a winner, but the Big Green entry has been flirting When Congrcis closed down for a week some or Hie members celebrated wilh a toll game on c-<pi- lol Hill, in the photo above. Republican House ml wrlly leader Beiirand 11. Sncl call strikes on his political foes, despite the fuel Is in a position lo the umpire is supposed lo be neutral At bit i Speaker William u. lunkhead of Alabama, with Rep. Clifton Wooilnnn of Virginia on deck Majority leader Sam Hnyburn ol Texas is Ihe catcher. ~1 The PAYOFF wilh lime. the world mark for some Dcnovan also is favored in the 120-yard Individual event, in which he will renew n rivalry with Tccl Day, rising young Yale sUir, which started lasl winter ;i promises lo remain a feature ol tlic outdoor season. Adding additional flavor to the carnival will be the country"* most colorful relay team—Noill Texas Slate Teachers, wilh ils two sets of twins, Elmer ami Belinci Brown, and Wayne and Elaine Ticleout.. Defending champions i n c 1 u d c Frank Ryan. Columbia, shot-put-, ter; Tom Deckard. Indiana, 3000- mctcr steeplechase; Ham Duckcr. Cornell, 400-meter hurdles; Bill Lynch, Princeton, hammer throw, and Bill Harding. Yale, pole vault. Tlic curtain's all set lo go up on another sure hit. BY 1IAK11Y GKAYSON S|i»rts Kclitor, NEA Service NEW YORK, April 28.—Despite the npui'oiu'lilng Kentucky Derby ind the revealing preps |>rc:eding "t, turfmen and racegoers, continue .0 discuss Ihe great imilcli between SeaMscuit and War Admiral at Bohnonl Park, May 30. Shrewd California horsemen are Ihe opinion that Seablscnifs best distance is a mile and nil eighth. They have two nose finishes lo support their argument. In tlic JIOO.OOO Santa Anita Handicaps of 1937 and '38. Seabisciill was cnuglil and beaten a few jumps from Ihe wire first by Roseinont and then by the lightly weighted 3-year-old, aiaychand, ncflhcr of which, in their opinion, can be ranked with War Admiral. Ilia distance on each occasion Southern Litlle Rock .... Allanla Chattanooga .. New Orleans .. Memphis Birmingham Nashville .. Kncxvillc .. W. L. Pel. WHS a mile and a i|ii»rlcr. which is exactly hfl-.v far Eeabisi'iiH and War Admiral arc to go. It is the belief of Eddie Thonms, the Bay Meadows starter, (hat fceabkcuit was short in his lust trip on Ibe Golden Slope. That's im- pcrlunl. because llic son of Hard lack went a mile and an eighlH in the $15,000 added Buy Meadows Handicap. However, it may not be .so important llial 'trainer Tom Smith cannot gel him ready for the longer route. f'utiirily Winners Fare Ii:»lly A competent California judge insists that in Ihc Bay Meadows Haiuiicap it was a case of life mid death for Scabiscuil to get in front of Pritnuhis, reports to (he contrary notwithstanding, and Hint the Charles S. Howard animal !lal- Icnctl out in the slrclcli lo permit Gosmu lo pick up several lengths on him. And CJcorgic Woolt wasn't sparing the whip on the 1937 handicap champion. The point Ss thai I'inmiliis. I hough a speed horse, couldn't warm War Admiral up goln^ cue leng or 10, and lhat the lop racing son of M;m o' War would lose Gosum alter turning for home in i mile arid an eighth nice. Kentucky Derby battle lines draw [ighlcr as April moves toward Ma; and mint juleps. Present indic.i- lions arc lhat no more lhan u dozen will go poslwurd :<t historic Churchill Downs. May 7. iMcnow. Ihc Futurity winner ami Ihc future book favorite. :ippc:iVF Ic b^ an extremely doubtful :,Uirler ]f lie doesn't get to Ihe iuv;(. (lie llal Price Hcadley coll will only have Milfercd Ihc lale of so n earlier future book choices. It also will mean that another year nil have passed in which a I-ul winner did net l»j Hi? big number in Louisvilie. A Kutiirily winner has vai d. bill In view of the known class of the lirst half par- Iciilarly the favored entry ot llnachand and The Chief, and Fljliling r'cx. uaiibcr, und Bourbon King, most of the other nominees might as well—and will—stay in their barns. John Picns Quinn applauds Joe j'roiiin for starling young Jim 1(1115:y against Ihc New York Yankees .n liie Boston Hcd Sox' opener. Tlic I'lehl-lmndcr, who was in :bc majors for close to 'J5 years, has iin idea Ihal Cronin added one ilarttng pitcher to bis corps by giv- ng Die Old Siife's 21-yeai-ol;l son ,iis big break. He believes Ihal a lot >f iicagreens would arrive as major leaguers much ciirllcr If managers were not so hesitant ubonl using them. Quinn speaks from experience when he says that Ihc wny lo make a kid ball player is to slick him In the thick of things right under the gun. The pitching Methuselah's [hcory is (hat the rest Is easier once he survives thai flrsl round of lire. Quinn, noiv 52, recalls his dream game with each opening'', day. II was In 190S Ihal circumstances gave him the opportunity to oppose Walter Johnson In an opener in New York—mudc it kid from the Pennsylvania coal mines i\ big base- jail name right from law. "Joe Lake stalled to warm up ("or the Highlanders," explains Qiiinn. "but complained of n sore .11111. "'All riglil, Manning, warm up. you're Ihe plldier. 1 ordered George Shillings. " 'Can'l make II, .skipper; replied Waller Manning. 'I look castor oil .asl night. ] feel soil of weak Io:liij-; You Couldn't HI.nut 'Km "'The sl°ht of Johnson warming np for Washington sort of gives you fellows a funny feeling,'growled Coiuily League s To Open On Next Suiuliiv learns representing six comimi- nilies are scheduled to open lire The Dope Bucket BT J. P, baseball season or the Mississippi County League with games Sunday. The. newly organized county loop will be composed of teams Iiom Lutes, Yarbro, Promised Land. Shady Grove, Gosncll and Dell, playing a regular schedule ol games each Sunday until the league closes August '28. Opening games will be played at Yarbro, Shady Grove and Deil. The Yarbro team meets Lutes in the llrst contest, Shady Grove takes on the Promised Land aggregation and Dell -entertains Gosncll. Ihe six teams will play a total of 53 contests with each club bavins tram eight lo ten home gtunc.s during ttie season and lain a- 1'AST HISTORY—Turning buck Ihc pages of history for almost a i'car. how many can recall the ilghllghts of the 1937 openbi;: day here hi Dlythcville? . . . Whom :lld the Giants play? . . . Whut was the ullimatc outcome?...Who was ihc slartinu pitcher?...The finishing?...Who led the Giants n hitting?...In case you can't recall thai far, here arc this answers .. .Blythcvlllc and Oswolu ushered in the season on May O...TIie 1 ECOI-C lead: Blyllievillt- 8, O;;- tcola «...Julian Harrington started on the mound for t!ic Bobo- 'ik'n but inn 1 , out in the ftCveiHIi In favor of Thonuis Pullij, who wound It up and received credit for the victory...The leading Giant hitter was none other than Frank Miller, first bascm-.m, who lictercd out :i few days later and ilrciv his release... But Ihe real higlilight of the game uine in the eighth when Ihe locals staged ft five run rally, featured by successive triples bV Clarence "Snooks" Hine and Frank Mancuso.. .John E'tolinos. Gene Williams ctncl Pitcher John Miller each had a couple of hils for Ihe Indians, LEFTIES SCARCE-Looking over the probable opening pitching assignments of the six clubs in the Northeast Arkansas League, we just can't help noticing v the fact lhat only one left haiuler is figured in the first day plans...He is the veteran Hurley Grimes. Jonesboro cockeye . . . Without exception the others toss from tlic right side... nerc at Walker Park the hurling duties for (lie Giants have been entrusted to n local product. Clyde "Si»t" Rccd . . . He is to he opposed for Carulh- ursville by probably Wilson Koew- iiinj; . . . Percy Blcdsoe. listed as from fJell. bill who began his jaEcball career al Lme.svillc. down the highway from here, will clash with Grimes for the Pnragould Eight Feet GIT The Ground Ccnlerfielder JOD Currati Is 11 "buby" member ol (he group. I only 1'f . . . / Cu'rls, did you kncfw that Ton)! J Gorman, the handsome you'l pitcher en the Olanl staff,.Is 11 instructor in one of the larg'f dancing schools In New York Gill Yep. that's right, and he Icalu'r] the Dig Apple ... He ciin mr I (twl baseball do the "Susie CJ" . Old Ordinances Diisicil (HIT , HEC.WOOD CI'I'V, Cal. ItlPi .. if an Matco counly has decided I'I ascertain whiit. is lawful and wl'J is unlawful ill the county. H I: authorised the codification nf outworn and demoded oidinan;: for the last half century to asci liiiii who may ui may not be brd ing the laws. (i Everything fur your cntj >. tainment and comfort. | • Admission illailncc lOo & Z Admission Night IGc & 3G0J The camera caught high-Hying hoots in this so perfectly matched in rumihii; rhythm llial each had nil four feet in Ibe air :it Hie same iiMlnnt. The racers are William a. Kilmer':; Kentucky Derby candidate Nrdayr and, ncjuTsl mil. hi.'i running male gnu Alexandria, In a workout at Jamaica Hace Track, u I. will be in llic making and Inline ] ;i house afire diamond teams will gel the most U'nclil, cf . . . Kvcry buy Watch Society Page Of Courier News For Free Show Guests and girl in Ely thai PC and near vicinity should belong . are from 8-15 The . But these toys are real hitlers and when tlicv get i IliPir even rn Hie ball they should Last Times Tod; come through YOUNG TEAM—No one can ac- i SHIRLEY .TEMPLE TOUGH SAILING—It Ini.s bicninisc (he Hlyllicville Giants ol be- lough sailing so far for seme former Northeast Arkansas l.c:igi:cr.s in Ibe Cotton Slates Lc-agw . . . Alter winning his first, game by n ing an "old Inlks' home" t\en including the O f proximately the same number of the" various games. Players composing learns arc recruited from their various communities. ; A schedule of the league 'games for the season will be published American League in 2 .8.13 8 -1 .(iC7 5 3 .667 5 7 .417 4 7 1 7 .364 4 7 .304 3 7 .300 \ a fine chance to duplicate Ihc feats cf a famous full brother. Bourbon King's victory in tho yet to score In llic Derby. In Ills lUolhci-'s Fnolslrps Fighting Fox, a full brother of Gallanl Fox. appears lo be llic first IhoroU'jhbrcd in lifetory wilh Washington Cleveland Boston , '.'.'.'.'.','.'.'. ' New York Chicago Detroit I'"' St. Louis • Philadelphia W. L. Pet. Ml .625 Chesapeake Strikr, jumps liic winning /chances of Atcnow's Mnblc- inalc by many points. National league .556 \ Dauber Is almost cerium f> lin .509, fhipped from Maryland for Ihe .500 Dciby. the Fcxcalchcr Fnvm can- .•H4 dldale's first start, since his sevond .444 to .Stagehand in the Santa Anita G .259 Cerby, was a really brilliant victory | l-wt in the first half o[ i| )r In mud. He came from last phi:c at and won Ihc second half. Ihc half way mark to win joing Slallmgs. 'All right, Jack, yon warm lip. Looks like you'll lutve (o pilch. Jack! Jack! Wiicrc in hell arc you?" "I was just a green rookie. When Shillings yelled for J;ick, I figured thai he wanted Jack Wiirhop. who ha<l been told dial if Lake or Manning didn't pilch the opener he would bo third choice. As Stalling kept ycllius 'Jack; Warhop was deeply interested in some opening day ceremonies on Hie Meld. I doubt Ihal he heard Shillings call him. "Anyway. I sal at (he oilier end of the bench hugging the iviiler cooler, rinlil stallings 'linally looked al me. and said: 'All riglu, kid, you're llic Jack 1 mean; "So I went <niL lo pilch imunsl llic great Johnson, and only Jack Quinn kneiv of Ihe largo iuimt t had in my Ihroal. For the lirsl ilm-c innings everything i u, fcw ;l l the Washington batlrr.s cnmc back with a line drive. Bm i Every line drive went, right -j inficldcr or outfielder lor onl.s Handcuffs [or Hillcrs "I Anally said to myself: • kid. if you cculd do as well tor three innings while you were nci- vcus. just think what you can really .lo when you gel over this sta"'c .'righl! forget that, you're in the i majors. Think of how you won n; j !H a row for Riclnnund. V;\; "ft was my dny in every v;iy. [<„• i wn scored six runs olf' Johnson atler ho threw the ball ;iuav rai (Ictdins a perfect bunt by In the sixth or .seventh iimim,. .i,, ( j won, 7-(/." Cjunin would like l'i hmd working with young plum Lorik hold ot the ivi" ', club several years ;iRt>. ;1 n,>, ^} Jolinnle.i hart finished a .sms- kiiv j Yesterday's Results i Soutlifrn League Nashville 6. Knoxvilie 1. New Orleans 0, Birmingham Atlanta 9. ChattanooRn 0. Little Rock •!, Memphis 3. American League Washington ft, Boston 2. Chicago (i. Cleveland ;i. New York 7, Detroit 2. Rebels SK-cckard. Hcrsclicll liobo.. and it's only 41, the ."rniii<i average is but slightly 5-1 count. Manager Spike Hunter rver the voting age. 21 ... Next nni inlo ;m avalanche of base-hits! lo Bolxi comes "Lcfly" Alexander —14 lo be exact--.ind \vent dov.-n. 0-1, before Clarksttale Albert Tclles, outfielder, and Paul Rticker, catcher, former Jonesboro C_iiunts, loo arc having difficulty gelling Ilieir safeties . Ritcker had a . Newport, and Mike Oravcz. Bates- villc. arc billed lo duel at New- rt ... With (he exception of the Joncsboro-Paragould fame, they will all play Ihis afternoon. * * » MUCH ENTHUSIASM— Judging from the eager and cnlhnsiiislic expressions of Ihe BlylUcvlllc youngsters when !hc Giant Buddie plan was outlined lo them, Ihe organization is going over big here . . . James Ace Puckclt in- fcrincd me this morning lhat already he had secured more than 5QO applications fm- mc.mberslrip from Die wiiile scliools and some had not had an opportunity' lo enlist ... To me it seems lik a master stroke for lire kids and Ihe local baseball club . . . The Buddies will- have at least two days to look forward to this summer when they will lie admitted free into Walker Park . . . And llic Giants arc not going to lose a thing by it ... Baseball fan .single and a triple yesterday for his only real hilling splurge ! . . 'lolles has averaged but n hit a day . . . Over at Greenville llmv- ird Roberts, erstwhile Joncsbor oan, and Jack Granlham, who pounded cut 22 home runs at Piirugould ;uid hit well, have been doing fairly well, but have not been going like who is 27 2:1 years to second linsmiau. is a I Lewis Meyran look reach six feel, four Robert Woods, "Spot" Rccd and Chuck Oxlcy. outfielder. arc cadi 20 ... Six arc 19: Ed Haguskus, lirsl baseman; nil! Von AliiK'n. pitcher; "Bins;" Aragon, catcher; Joe M:ue.sco, catcher; Julian Hiirrlnsloi), pik-her-iitility; Steve Tramback, pitchcr-outflclilcr . . . Three are included in llic IB class: Harry Feklniait. Tommy Gorman, pilchcrs. and Hcmly "Hank" Dvorak, shortstop . THE"MAK!N'S" TOBACCO THAT'S GUARANTEtO! I'iU.sburgii II. Chicago :>. New York 7-11, Philadelphia St. I/ouis 5. Cincinnati, t). ' Brooklyn 13. Boilon 2. Today's Games Siiiitlieru League New Orleans at Mejnplii.s. Nashville at Allanta. Kncxvilte at Challaiiuo-ja. Birmingham at Litllc liock. National League New- York at Bo.slcm. Philadelphia ;it Braiklvn. SI. Umis at Piil.sburgli. Cincitmati at, Chicago. American League G'tcvcland at St. Louis. Chicago ui Drlroil. Washington at Philadelphia, lioslon at Nc\v York. Xnrllirnsl iVrkansas League (Opcninc Games) Caiullieisvillc at Hlylheville. Batcsville at Newport. Paragould at, Jonesboro. )n!) ' I'illiblirgh 81 W. L. Pet. .880 Cnarli Karkas Nrm DKTROIT, April 21.—Anily Farkas. University of Del roll's high- tcnring halfback, is coaching Die Lawrence Tech backlicld in il.s spring drill. Jiamc Dress In 12 tlaplisms DARLINGTON. Wis. <UI>> -When Joseph Lynn, .son of M r . and Mrs. Prank J. McDonald. «as baptized he wore the same that lias been used for -12 baptisms In his family during the last 6.i years. It was made by his great-grandmother. away. Bull ty;a is Ihc big talk in Ken- New Ycr): g i 88!) tucky at the moment. His record- Boston Chloaso ..... ....... \\ 5 Brooklyn . . ........... 3 Cinchinatl ..... 3 SI. Louis ............ 2 Philadelphia .. ........ i •i 3 .5711 breaking rnce at Kcenclanrt, Almost An Army 4 .556. which Meuow could do no better 5 .375 than third, gave htm every right C .333 to pretentious toward a Darby 7 .222' victory. 7 .12o! On the basis of his second to Bourbon King in the Chesapeake, King certainly rates a Qulnn'i advice to is to keep their eyes and preaches: "When you :U iwrllcr , on ii !r - pj. itc ' remember what Coimin Mack' " ' wlt al '' ways picture someone directly front of you wanliuq (o sliafct!\niir i hand, lhat Is ihc proper lime to', " release the ball." The veteran was ashed H there ' wasn't some danger ot the pitcher DETROIT, April 21.—The largest Derby start, football squad In University of DC- 'Lawrin Irolt grid history reported to Gus too well. Dqrsls .when he KeeUxl more than' There are a half dozen olliers I 100 candidates tor spring training, which might conceivably go post- | _ hands with (he bulicr 'Not if he has the stun." beamed 01' Jack. "The only tin: 'Lawrin Is reported training none [should extend his hand to n Miter " """ : Is when lie has a pair of haiid-im " SAVE MONEY ON Meats Groceries lliGMIiST (H'AMTY GAIHESMKT. 118 W. Main Road Courier News Wani Ads. A Glance Tells You These Shoes Will New is Num-Biish llic 3-po>nl scM Iniiucd in llu- ankle lining of every Nunn-Bush shoe, is a symbol of unusual shoe comfort and smartness. Attklc-i'asliionmg for which ihe symbol stands, not only gives you boiler fitting shoes but. causes them to keep their smart lines through many months of hard wear. We Invite your Inspection of the New Spvrl Styles Now On Display, R. D. HUGHES & CO. REBECCA Of SlNNYBROf RANDOLPH SCOTT JACK HAIEY • GLORIA STUART j PHYUIS BROOKS . HEltN V/ESTIEY | SIM SUHMEHVIUE • Bill ROBINSON 'I RAYMOND SCOIf OUINIEr -'I Also i';ir;imcunl News & Aciiiiission Matinee tCc & ?,tf Admission N'ijlit ICc & 3Bi:5 1 Friday Only divorce of Lady willi .Merlf Ohertm und i reiioe Oliver. A C'liinnly in '['ccliliicnlur. March uf Time & Comedy. Admission Matvurc Ilk & 'i Admission NigJii. J'BI: & W ROXt AUimwwii sin-ays I0c * :!Ccj 1 Matinees Sat. &, Sunday ' * Nipbl .sliovra—Box OfTlcc Open p.m. KhiiHs slarl 7:15 p.m. Last Times Todi Tuts. Wed. tk 'lliurv. !',''! Nipht this week iminj, firiws lu be given uway c;ich nl Friday - Saturda Friday Gift Nigd 2o—I'lU/KS—'r, 'Stage Coach Da^ ! wilh Jack Ludcn ;n\<l I nor Slcwari i i-nrlixui A serial, "fij, lion's fundnuous

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