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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 2, 1938
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•PAGE SIX BLYieiLLEIN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Lefly Alexander Receives Credit For Win In Game Sunday BY J. ]'. PKIKND The Blythcville CilanUs defeated the Jonesbbro Giants. C-5, je lei- day afternoon in the first meeting of the new season, but they can thank Ihcir lucky slurs they ha;i a red headed, freckled faced youngster by the name of Stove Tramback patrolling right fluid and hitting in clean up position. In detail here is "all" the Albany, N.' Y., youth did: Went:to bat, live limes, drove hi Julian Harrington with lhe first Blytheville run in the first inning; slapped out a hard single In the third, driving In Harrington and Manager 13obo; walked hi the fourth, grounded out liU other two tups, unde a sensational shoo siring cal«h of Jimmy Delmont's low. liner In the seventh with two down and the tv ing and winning ollc OMK IU lnc wc , )ml n" , 01 ,,^:,'.' 1 .? e( L 0 .. (le . el ' ':'«') 1 l« l»l to h«ml.e. After . fielu 10 haul do\vn Jimmy Liberto's foi at least i a another Meets Mike Nazerian "IJuJl" Curry, allow, l.s the self confident and colorful tnntman who mccls the Armenian tourjlile, Mike Nnwrian, in the flijul imitch on tonight's '.vri'sllliif! card til the American Legion arena. Wi'iilcrltcli. After tlie wound was dressi'd he continued in the name. With the In- fleld drawn In, Tramback smacked one back at the second baseman (he ball . wns retrieved In right field llar- run in Ihcjtho use ' great catch Tmmbae of Libeitos towering ny in the sixth There Here tlnee oilier outstanding heroes, too Piank Jackson, the new outfielder sent here recently from Port Smith, mndc an auspicious debut with three singles and two walks foi n perfect day with the willow Playing with !i pulled muscle, Frank gave way to Harry reldman, a pinch runner, hi the eighth after driving out his last hit Lewis 'Long John" Meyran, the human nmtaioni model, won n warm spot hi the hearts of the large Sunday cio*d by tlie efficient manner in which he hurled after relieving Lefty ' Alexander in the fifth with the bikes'filled and but one out He quelled the uprising Without fiuthei scoring, aided by a pel feet thiovv from Catcher 'Bing' Aragon which caught "Bo" JjDjT«m mppwj at third, and went on to pitch shutout ball the rest of the v\uy Aragon's rifle-like arm wound up the game in dramatic stjle, catcl.lng Johnson trying to steal second. lefty the Winner Signed Satindav morning, \vil- liMn V 'Lefty Alexander, native son, staited Ins first game of the year but hnd to retire in the fifth when his control went haywire The big southpaw did quite well 'until onc he became cooled during tiie Oltmt out third inning bitting rally nnc) could never get warm again. After lie walked Henry Nowacki' to force in a run Bobo called in Meyran In the 4 1-3 innings, Alexander gave up 1 hits, walked six and fanned three Tvvo of the six runs wen: unearned, and two n-ere due directly to hb mildness He received credit for the win, however. Manager Pete Cooper paraded three hurlerb until ) )e found one who coild locate the plate .<uid get the Giants out IJMI steams, a vail light Jiander, secured from lhe Montioiherj cimp of the Phillies stai ted but a base on tails and four •successive Inu, m u, e fifth <,„„_ vmced the Jonesboro pilot nil was not aell He called on Mathews also H right hand chunker, nmi Mathews was as wild us a March wind Jackson greeted him with a long single •scoring two. : Despite two base on balli which filled me bases lie escaped further scoring Ollt a*i hfi nnnTin^l . *K.. *-_. ' ., < '•: • BollO _. - Ihrow to the plate — jk took second. Aragon kept up the good «-ork with a single to right, Tramback being held at third. The throw to tlic plate enabled Aragon to advance. That was all for pteafiis. Mathews 1 first pitch was right down the middle and Jackson smote it out to left Meld, Tramback and Aragon sprinting across. -Cumin fouled to first. Dvorak. and Alexander walked, filling the bases again, but Woods and Harrington couldn't ; get the ball out of the Infield. • i j The Craighead Countnlns Kepi pecking away at Lefty, annexing one In the fourth on n wall: to Johnson, Cooper's double and nil ihifield out. Gianls Score Last Blylhcville got it back in their half. .Bobo nhcVmtmbnck walked on eight sltaight balls. Exit Mr. Mnl- liews; enter Mr. Nownckl. .Aragon sacrificed beautifully on tiie first pitch. .Nowacki lost sljht, passing Jackson and Ciirran, forcing Bcbo 'Clevclnml Steam. Passed lialls—Aragon. Cases on bulls — Olf Alexander C, olf Stcarn 2. oir Mcyrau 2, olf Mat- Ihcws 4, ofl' Nowacki 5, Struck out- —lly Alexamlei 1 3, by Stcarn 1, by Meyran 3, by Nowacki 2. Umpire. 1 ) McDonald and Yowcll. Time—2:35. Southern Ix-ugur W. L. Pet. Little nock 13 3 Atlanta .'. 10 0 Chattanooga 8 5 New Orleans 1 9 Memphis c 9 Nashville Knoxvllle National League W. L. New York n l Chicago B 4 Pittsburgh a 4 Boston D 5 Brooklyn 5 l Cinclnnattl 5 8 St. Louis a 9 .625 .015 .43B .460 .400 .017 .052 .607 .417 utltnoult CLlltl ^UlttUl, IUlCIIl tr iiUUO "--•-"••,.. • across. That was the lust time tlic Washington ... tocals saw home plate on the scor- Nciv York Ing end. for Dvorak forced Tram-• Boslon , back at home, nntl Alexander rolled , Det >'oit," out io second. | Chicago "Lsfty" blew up In the fifth, and ; sl - Louis Philadelphia Northeast Arkansas Blytheville Puragoiilil Blythcville .... Newport Jonesboro Cfirnthersvillc . 7 7 0 li a bit of scrcwcy base running by Outlflelder Martin helped the Bly- lhcville cause. Liberto hit, a slow 4 7 W. I.. 2 1 1 2 side seriously threatened. Tlie box score: JONESBORO Dclniont, 2b Pasirb. nb. r. h. o a 0 2 G 252 1 1 0 200 2 1 2 1 10 II 1 1 0 1 4 0 0001 0000 0002 Totals 35 B 10 24 13 BLYTHEVILLE tib. r. h. o. a Woods. 2b 2 1 1 32 Harrington. In 4 2 1 . ....... ... Uberto, cf .......... 4 Martin, rf .......... 4 Weixlcrilch. 3b ..... 4 McCulley, Ib ....... 5 Johnson, If ......... 3 Cooper, c ........... 3 Stearn, p ........... [ Matthews, p ........ i Nowacki, p ......... rj — - — ..[".I. ,.,11,111.1 scunn IT but as he opened the fourtlv'-'he •had iost complete bead on t),e rubber, passing two more without tlnovving a stiike. Henry Nowacki a port sider. relieved him. A sacrifice, and a pair more base on halts forced across a run, which proved to De the deciding-tally. He tightened uj>, nojvever, retired the sue and from tlien on it was ' Katie bai the door." Only one runner advanced as far'as second tasc, and Jackson collected the only two safeties off him. Visitors Score First The visitors started oil as if u loy meant business. Hank Dvorak messed up DeJmpnfs slow roller as a beginning. Andy .Pasicrb punched one to right on a hit and run play Delmont going to (Jiird. Woois took ™ . "" "' Libsitos smasli, tossed to Dvorak |^ ra ™ ul >t*. rf 1 i a forcing Pasierb. but Hnrrincton'l gon ' c 4 l ' dropped the relay for "a double Jackson - lf 3 ° 3 rlaj Delmont scored-on the play I Curra "> cHf 4 0 The Gianls tied it up j n theirl orak ' ra • 4 ° half Woods beat out a hit to short I Alcxaric lcr, P " " firstx.Liberto vvcnt to seconcl. Mnr- lin walked and tried to steal second wlllY Liberto already possessing it. He was run down and tagged out by Bobo. Werderitch singled !o right., scoring Liberto. McCullcy doubled beyond Jackson in deep center, Werderitch' having plenty! of, time to come from first. Johnson swung hard and rolled a slow one Southern League down third. Bobo's hurried throw I Memphis 9. New Orleans pulled Harrington off the Ing. He I ' """ """'' ° " " went to second on a passed ball' and Werderilch moved to tliird. Cooper walked, loading the tags! Noivackl also vyns passed, piishlug vVerderitch across. Meyran In for Alexander. Aragon's snap throw Io Bobo caught Johnson flnt footed olf third. Meyran macte a neat bare handed slab of Delnionfs roller and threw him out. iYbwacki and .Meyran battled (o a scoreless tie (he remaining four innings,' Nowacki yielding but two hits and Meyran one more. Neither Pet. .067 .607 Vitt Speeds Up Cleveland Club; Await Eastern Trip With Misgivings HV HARKV CRAVSON Siiorli Kditor, NKA Service CLEVELAND, May 2.—Cleveland Indians look better than ever, but they always look better than ever In early Mny, and the home patrons await the results of the Tribe's first eastern trip with misgivings. J hfivc nn Iden tlmt they're not going to be disappointed this trip, however. , Oscar Vitt, one of the fini-st managers in the game, has communicated a good measure of his own drive to an outfit that already hud power and pitching . . . iro- inemloiis possibilities. When Hill McKcchnle wasn't, Interested In the "C'OJiie-to-Clew- land" movement, last fall, and a check-up on Tony Laraerl's managerial qualifications did not mcel with approval, Alva Bradley told Cy Slnpnlckn to write on a piece of paper the names of those whom he believed would be satisfactory. "I'll do lhe same thing, ami we'll exchange slips at lunch tomorrow," the president told Jiis general manager. They did and, although Oscar Vitt's name had not, been mentioned previously, it headed each list The selection of Vitt was a natural one. ' An aggressive tnfielder with the Detroit Tigers in Ty Cobb's clny lie had 13 years of experience .1- n pilot in Class AA leagues. The Yankees hnd brought hin Into their organization as fiek marshal of Newark, their key farm He had just won the International League pennant by 25K gomes niici the little world series alter losing the first three contests. He was pop '"""' " " hnd MONDAY, MAY 2, 1938 Pep And Personality Oscar Vitt . . . personality plus, 'IT'S A STRIKE personified on the field, and Personality plus off it. - .— Alvn Bradley decided that, he was Philadelphia a 10 .1Q7 the man for the Indians after a very few minutes of conversation. Ameriran League "All I know about baseball is W. L. I'nt. to win, win, win, and to keep on ... 9 3 .750 winning," vilt told Bradley' 8 5 .615 tneir first meeting in Cleclaivd 7 7 ..500 "Thai's tlie only way I can mate .500 mv employer money." Vitt sells that money idea to his 7 .417 Players, too. ...„„ "You bet they a ve told, and ev .3G4 er V day, too." he says. "I keep right on their legs with Hie switch What the Cleveland club has Inck- .333 Bobo, 3b 42145 3 G 2 1 0 000 025 20002 s ea ou a hit to short Harrington forced him. Bobo' Meyran ' P 1 0 0 0 grounded out to third hut Tram- i xFel dman, cf o 0 0 0 back singled off Delmont's '-love scoring Harrington. After a scoreless second inning Yesterday's Results , . Little nock 8-3, B I nil high am 3-2. Chattanooga 8. Knoxville 4. Atlanta -1, Nashville 1. National League Philadelphia 5. Boston 1. New York 7. Brooklyn (i. Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh li. Chicago C, St. Louis 5. American League St. Louis 7, Chicago 5. Washington -I. New York 3. Philadelphia 8, Boston 0. Cleveland 4, Detroit 3, Northeast Arkansas League Batcsville 2, Cnrulhersville 1. Blytheville 7, Joncsuoro C. • Paragould 3. Newport 2. •-•I»LII uiuu uun iiiuti ed for years is hustle. We'll hair that, too, this season, or find out why. There's no sense not playing the game the real way wbere you Bet some -fun out of It, The better my men go, tlie more games they win, the higher they finish, imrt the more money they get. Simple, isn't Imagine AxeriU's Surprise Earl Avcrill was a heavy-seated outfielder. Jeir Heath had tiie same reputation in the American Association. But before Bruce Campbell's injury gave Heath his opportunity in the outfield, live Yakinm kid ankled up to Avcrill with this "Unless you get. that lead out of your back pockets, I'll take your Today's Games Southern League Nashville at Memphis. Birmingham nt Atlanta. New Orleans at Chattanooga. Knoxville at Little Rock. National I/eagoe Brooklyn at New York. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati. Only gntnes. American League Philadelphia at Cleveland. Detroit at Cleveland. New York at Washington. Only games. -- ^>_, ,..-».<u UV,I,UMU Jill 1 fllg f or both, Jonesboro forged ahead •vrilh another run. Pasierb dumped a perfect bunt down the third base line and beat it out. Liberto sacrificed Martin's double fell just inside the right field foul line and scored Pasierb. Bats Gel Busy Then the local bats began to hum Woocfc drew a russ and Harrington singled over second, Woods taking an extra base. Bobo crossed up everyone by hitting the first pitch to centerfield, scoring Woods and sending Harrington to third As Harry slid into the tag Totals ........... 32 7 B 27 IB xRan for Jackson in eighth. Nnrtheast Arkansas League Blylheville at Jonesboro. Pnragould at Newport. Caruthcrsville at Batesville. Batesville Defeats Pilots Sunday, 2-1 CARUTHERSVILLE,' Mo.. May 2 - Bales-vine defeated Canithersv'ille Pilots 2-1 here Sunday afternoon, the White Sox putting over the winning run in tlic first of the ninlli. Manager Elmer Kirehoff (touted, advance;! to third on Jannewcin's sacrifice, and scored when Amalo iingled. In the Pilots' part of the ninth, after onc was out, Joe Shy, left fielder for the Riverporters, hit n double, went on to third when the Sox ccnterfieldcr juggled the ball. But he die:l on third base. Franchetti, relieving Elkins on' the mound, striking out Plnchhlttcr Charley Pit-liter, and forcing Stanton to ground out tor tlie third out. Mondon ami Leonhardt for the Pilots and Hayne and Kreevlch for the Sox, made misplays. Kreevich Amnto and Kirehoff hit doubles for the £.3.4. whle Shy's ivyo-lwgyer was the only extra base' hit for tlie Pilots. Rayne, Zoillla and Elkins itole bases for Balesville, and stnn- to-i stole one for the Pilots. Eich trim completed onc double play and Mondon and Jannewein were credited with satrilices. Elkins was lhe winning pitcher giving up seven walks, four of theni to Firstbascman Leonhardt. of thi Pilot,-;. «-ho was not charged .with an official appearance at tiie plate and striking out three. Koopma ' ilnick out eight, walked two. Fr.u 1>rclt >' model Jo KUien, Hollywood's - , girl" and Los Angeles "Can you imagine that bnsher women's bow lint! champion, I 5'l"g that to me," remarked the strikingly reveals what lhe ""'" 1 " girl sayl veteran. It's a striking example of what Vitt 1ms done to the club in .several weeks. And the heretofore nonchalant Averilt is (lie first to lead the India,, chm . ge i!1[o tf Held, and looks like a colt making shoestring catches of balls which n U U7' r\ he formerly took on lhe S ParagOuW 'Wins On bounce. ' Vitt has new blood iti Ken Keltner and Heath, a fighter from way Hock in Johnny Allen, and Bob Feller, the greatest yoimB Pitcher the game has seen since Waller Johnson brake In Big Hal Trosky and others' already have learned things they didn't, know before. H didn't take Vitt long to bell . , ~ • •" "-"'& WJ UU|l all the satisfied feeling out of veterans used to and content. i o finish third, fourth, or fifth Old Oscar Pepper wants to finish first. The Cleveland Indians can take him, and he can take the Cleveland Indians n long way. When a child Is born In Switzerland, a ivheel of cheese is marked with lits name. On ceremonial occasions throughout his life, portions of this cheese arc served. NEWPORT, Ark.. May 2._.Newport errors gave the 'Paragould Rebels a 3 to •! victory here Sunday. Thoina.s was the winning pitcher and Heinphill Ibe laser. Oldenburg and Riwly of Newport hit triples. Score by innings: R. H. E, Joijesboro 101 130 000—« Blytheville ........ 105 100 000—7 Summary: Errors—Johnson, Bobo 2, Harrington, Dvorak. Runs bat-1 ted in-Tramback 3, Martin, Bobo Jnckson 2, Cumin, McCullcy, No-1 wacki, Delmont, Werdertlch. Two- 1 base hits—Martin. Cooper, McCulley. Sacrifice lills—Liberto, Aragon. Stolen base—Johnson. Left on bas- es—Jonesbora 10. BlytlievIUe 13 Innings pitched—By steam 2 with 0 runs 5 hits; by Matthews 1 with 1 run 1 hit; by Alexander 4 1-3 with C runs 7 hits. Winning pitch- HEMORRHOIDS CURED WITHOUT SURGERY & GUARANTEED Safe and without hospital care. All other rectal diseases treated, fissure, fistula, etc. We also treat fallen arches- treat & cure -skin cancer by special treatment. 514 Main DRS. NIES & NIES Oslcopalhic 1'h.vsiclans 1'lioiie-SS Blytheviltc, Ark. modern girl wears when she blasts away at the pins. Mi:;s Ettien will he one of the leading entries at thp American Howling Congress for Women at Cincinnati, April 25-2B. Errors By Newport Paragould ---- 000 300 000 100 fl!0 000 2 8 :i is found in 22 of tlie -18 Play First League Night Game Tuesday The Blytlievllle Giants, meeting tlie Jonesboro Giants in JuneKhuro today, will return here tor another game vvitli the JonoKboro club Tuesday night. 'We aanic will start nt 8 o'clock and will be the first night game of the regular season. Will Match Arm Locks, Leg Grips H will be a gooil pair of legs versus ti good pair of arms when Art, Itiklns. Detroit whirlwind, ties np with Sailor 1'urkcr, former mUUlle- r ei^lit clunnj), in one of tonight's K'stliny matches at the American £gio)i ureuu on North Second si! let. Perkins iini|i!C!;lionalily lias one of flu; best pair of legs on any middleweight performer to show Inn. siiiL'o Jolmny .stole and about litilf the falls he wins arc the remit, of hi.s deadly (tying head scis- k <is Apparently hi.s legs lire like two wire cables, slightly built, bill exceedingly .slroiia. and Perkins knows lio-.v to use them to an ad- wiutagc. Ills opponent Ls snorter and stockier, with well muscled arms Unit he uses to deal out (lie punishment. Parker lias &. variety of grips in which ii<: employs his strong :u-ms and is not averse to a little .slugging if th<- going Ls too tough for him. In the' final bout tonight "Bull" Curry, a big chested heavyweight who has not lost a match here yet, will take on (he bad acting Armenian, Mike Naxerian. Mempliiaus Hand Locals Initial Defeat At Home Led by "Monic" Crimes, crack Memphis golfer and contender for the Southern amateur championship this year, the hnrd-hltting Sears, Roebuck and company aggregation won over the team representing the Blytheville country club on lhe local course yesterday 47 to 37. it was the first, time since the club was established here in 1S29 that • tlie local golfers have been handed u licking on their home course. Grimes, \rtio is rated' as onb 'of the outstanding amateurs in the nmUsouth mid who plans Io snoot for the title in the annual South- em tournament in Jime, turned in a card of '70, four under par, t win medalist honors here yesterday. He was out In SC, cue under, and turned on.the heat in the fi"" 1 round to card n 34, three under lead the field. John F. Jj^, smoothly stroking Blytheville iicf, had Hie best score among the Io- [ cals with un 18-liole total of 76. , The Mempliians brought an Im-' presslve aggregation of - 38 club J swinci'rs, and evidently found the \ local layout to their lilting In view I of tlie comfortable margin by ' which they out-shot tlie Blythcville [ team, which heretofore had been i considered practically Invincible on' their own fairways. i. Tlic blind bogey contest was cap- i" tnred by Dyron Morse, with Lentl) having the lowest net score ancli Tom Plorkta of Osceola high net. '• Fossils of giant ostrich eggs? l.OOO.Ofjtl years old were discovered i in several sections of China. Tlic i eggs are six inches long and three i ; und one-fourth Inches greater,/fife;' birth than those of the mod<r$l ostrich, making them larger' '.Hum some dinosaur eggs, .' In the value of lumber produo- lon, British Columbia'. leads all other Canadian provinces, with Ontario ranking second and Quebec third in this respect, FARM LOANS • |5«0 tot Vf Ark»nsas uid MU LoKtst rates— lowest Also city properties . DON H. KASSERMAN Thomas Land Co. Office P. O. Box 470, Phone 621. WK ARE NOW SHOWING OUR NEW 1938 AUTO SEAT COVERS New Styles & Patterns New Low Prices 31.95 up Expert Installation at No Extra Cost A COMPLETE STOCft FOR ALL MAKE CARS WE URGE YOU COME TO Headquarters For Auto Seat'Covert' Before You Buy. TOM LITTLE CHEVROLET CO. 301 W. Walnut St. Ph. 633 one strikeout to his; chetti iietlil. ?core by innings: R.TI E Bnlesvillc 11)0 000 001—2 1 •> Carnthersville .100 00(1 ODD--] 4 -j Elkins, I'Yanchetti and linden- Kcopnian and Simmons. After his death, Edward IV, of England, was accused by his uncle, Duke of C.louce.ster, of having been illegally married to Elizabeth Grey, thus .making it impossible for tlie allegedly illegitimate offspring of Edward to claim the throne Blacksnnkcs are able to crawl straight up the trunk of a Iree. Closing Out Our Ni-\v TIRES Mansfield ttnodyonr Firestone 25?; OFF All Tires fJiinrnnteed Arian Auto Parts 128 K. Main rimne 176 WRESTLING MONDAY NIGHT. 8 O'CLOCK "BULL" CURRY vs. MIRE NAZERIAN SAILOR PARKER vs. ART PERKINS American Legion Arena, North Second SI. 1935 Plymouth Sedan ...: $195 flood Shape No Trade 1931 Chevrolet Coupe $89 liuns Good Good Tires 1936 Chevrolet V 2 Ton Pick-Up $275 Clean I.ovv Mileage 1935 Chevrolet Y z Ton Truck $165 1936 G. tK\y a Ton Truck $375 '•"rig IV. IV, Stake. ISoily. Real Buy. LEE MOTOR SALES, Inc. 0. M. C. TRUCKS .'il)7 E. Slain Sales & Service 'J OLDSMOBILES I'hone 32?) MAY Kllioll Fli-lclier ChniHcr — V.D.C, MOONLIGHT EXCURSION f'irsl of the Season Lv. San Souci Landing. . .9:00 pm IOa .!/*„ »,£*„.,)• }•', „!. 4,I«» O,t,M Conic nntl enjoy a good time tc/l/t us on tlio Sir, Capital NCK Tkrillil ftftc Fan! Discing t« U,a ua>la et PICHON'S 'Pepper-Uppers" The Cipilol'l brind ntw !) firce No«»x tlni tmaii h PATS WALLER'S DOUBLE of Nt, Oil,,,, Singvr, PUco flBT'r and Mntii Eutertitnai vrilh loti of itp and y*y\ BASEBALL TOMORROW Jonesboro vs. Blytheville Walker Park 8P.M. ADMISSION ADULTS 41c COUPLE 51c

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