The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 28, 1931 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 28, 1931
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'RTX »i.VTHI:\MI.i.i-:. (ARK.) rxmuiiou NICWS Max Is Making Hay, Etc. Circus Trouping of Devi Champ Again lo Drum I Up Trade in Fistiana. ' BY WILLIAM BRAVCIIKl! \ SEA Service Sports EilU«r j NEW YOKK. Jan. S7.—Thc irr.'.; for the Schmcling-Striuting ficht; somewhere in June is about to b? I turned 0:1 in a big wr.y. [ With Ihe return to America of j Max Otto Adolf Siegfried Schmcl- i ing. heavyweight champion (by! foul) of the world, the performance ' begins. And one of its most interesting phases Is the o'd-fashioncvl I three-ring pircus. billed for c. tour I through many states, beginning j In February. I The act will play this town and! that,-the champion emerging vie-' tor after many a grueling ba'.tle with one of the Midccs, Blind Torn or perhaps Dan O'Leary. Joe Jacobs, big man from j the north wllh a cigar in his I mouth, and his partner in the t Sc'hmellng enterprises, Hilly Me-; Carney, are about- to put to tho; - ti?st all the current stories about J drouth and hard times- , , . • • * ' They believe that the dear public will pay to see Hcrr Schntlzr-1 belt some round-hecl?d sen', around h roped enclosure, even .though.the. customer has no more chance of seeing a light at oiw ot those entertainment.'! lhan he has I of buying pencils from Bobby Jones These are not jmsoil on a street corner In Nome, Alas- lea. .Maybe the Red Cross should have set its goal for thc relief of droulh and distress n few millions higher! In view of the lour of thea entertaining circus men who plan t'i make thc junket not only educational but profitable. Surely something will have to be clone for the stricken areas after the champion, and his red wagon have carried away all the hay. EXTRfl!SVMfUMG /A' c/r. : .'..'-'.'- BRUSHING UP SPORTS By Laufer' Here's Look!n' Usually there arc Iwo or (hri's ball plnyri-s on a big league club wlit- refuse lo sign thc first contracts sent to them. Tlwy return the dociiii:..-nts, unsigned, a'khvj • 'or more money. , j Hut what Is a major league bus!- ; ness manager going to do :| most of the stars on his team re- j tr- accc-pt the terms offered by' llielr kindly employers? It's Ix'lni; \ done on one major 'league- loam this year—the Cleveland Indlanj. The llrsl to be lizard . from 1 was ritchcr SVcsley Fcrrell 1 . the young ace who won 25 games last-season. He was i (.•ported to hiivc asked for $25,000. for lit 1 ! signature this-year. Dul wiicn General Miinagcr Billy Evans, Ihe former umpire, received Ills demand he was not startled. Ferrcll Is a nurd-headed young man and Is hard to <b business with. Muni llljr Shots Jiul soon other contracts ly>nan drilling back, without a mark on Ihcin. First liaseman Eddie Morgan returned his. Johnny Hodapp. the hard-hitting second baseman,' came up from Cincinnati person-1 filly, established himself In a hotel! and ann:unc/?d he was, ready to' reject any advances lhat might be made .until his terms were met. Earl Avcrlll. center fielder, was Hie ii.:xl to be heard from with the. bad news. And not a ' word has beL'n heard from Twitchy Dick Porter, the sensational right r.eldcr. The affair has started to assume the proportions of a racket, Evans says he Isn't worried. "The highest possible terms were ,., , ,,, , made-," Bays Dilly. "when the con- Cnicllltig battles the customers may sec between Max and a spurring tracts were sent out. We ore not' lour through (he country they come In handy. little hay on the trip, as shown at the lo]). l>arlnrr. who Is probably not Camera. The'history of such linguistic •»' ^£>7! V>~ \^A-V,-L -TJS/--TvV * " - ' WA ^ chautauquas-is fraught with evidence that suckers .never have Lecu given an even break. One of the most rnomorable lours of that nature was 'conducted by Mons. Jack Curley, who now is a pachyderm , , , , fancier on Long Island, and wlrsoi sutrecllon carried boxing gloves ns psrl ot each regiment's rccrcn- wrestlers are doing quite well In'lien equipment. As n result, Filipinos nol only look to the game ns American soldiers going to the Islands dm lug the Philippine In- this sophisticated suburb ot Hn- boken at the prer^nt writing. ! It was back in 1903. The hc-nvy- "•i>i»ht champion of the world was then & ' large swarthy customer from Oalveston named Jack Johnson Harry Ffa~7.ce, who later own- iTd 'the Red Sox and peddled iho person of Babe Ruth to thc Yankees; had the Iden of sending Jeffries on tour and billing him as the man who wculd restore the heavyweight title to thc once proud palefaces, • - ' ' • • * • Frazee negotiated with Curley to conduct the trip and throw in a couple of his assorted grimters lo add to the hilarity of the occasion. Jeff and his manager, Sam Berrcr, •were to box a few snappy rounds. After a couple of wc;ks in the east, during which the show was enthusiastically slaved away from, Curfey took his Thespians inlo the- west and northwest and started turning the customers away.'Aftor scmehing like 12 weeks. Cnrlcy and Frazee paid Jeff more than S100,- 000 as his share of the gates. Which just goes to prove that you can run a show without putting paint and polka dot suits on your clowns—and make a little hay, too. spectators, but. have turned out some of (lie cleverest, earnest little fighters that have thrilled American rings. . The late Pancho Villa, their first world champion, is revered as a national hero. The earliest CiBli'.s were between American soldiers. Dennis Trovers, Sixth Artillery, and Hilly O'Brien, 20th Infantry, met In the first, pro- going to dicker. We are trying to ; put over the Idea that the Cleveland, club Is a one-price concern, and the price Is right. Players are! offered nil (toy are worth. an;l' there will be no compromise." ; Increases Offered j Nearly all the men were offered | Increases, he said, and tlic figure; offered Ferrcll represented more money than was paid Letly Grove j or George' Earnsliaw hist' year. Evans declares. the owners of tit?, club "would rather finish eighth j : |; ••: | . '--"••«^'^ -*••'' M^Jb-J^:'i?^ loot), w 9% SS 6EOR6E SIMPSON!, 4oTon<, owe R»r CPF or THE GROUHD. (""'uooo W THE m TO w PE(2, MINUTE. HOQffif OoT tue • Wo°t) l 'Ho-6l'eE'' uJIAEM W ACCIDEMT "OR i-ifeuT THEN'D Mfis THE ew- BI-^H w OPPONENT c^ THE IEBIB BY IKUAEL KI.KIN Science Editor, NKA Strrice limn let. the players run the team."! One of (he most dilfinilt driving Cleveland sports writers hint at- situations comes up r.boul thU n plot amom; the boys to shake time when a soft snow falls and down the millionaire owners of ttwi covers an icy pavement. . Slippery club. The millionaire owners are! as the street is from the last coif the Van Swcringens, railroad mag-. spell and snowstorm, conditions bcnates: the Bradley brothers; John i come much worse-for the unwary Shenvin (the paint manufacturer),| driver when he is placed in a posi- nnd 1'crcy Morgan. Since buying tloii of ignorance as to the actual the team, the owners have spent, condition of (he pavement bencoih c-nsiderabl? In the purchase ot new I him. Motorists should beware of suc.i players, and nnnounco the policy ot | naming the figures they think the, u „ - d { dcm!im!1 men are worth-and refusing to so| much oMhe molo j ^ e ^; ng bsyoiul II- The holdouts at Cleveland will U? watched with interest by baseball men all over the country. ' fcsslonal fight nt the old Pasay race track. '-They fought on the bare ground in an Improvised ring. Seconds threw water on them through-1 stcnil"of"Thursday 'n'[g!it"as"'usim'l, i come the difficulties presented . by such weather. The little matter of getting out of n slippery nit is an example of tho trouble that might be cn- li u r" T ' Lti counlcred - A S the clutch is let ii Hole bamCS I Onignt | and the rear wheels begin to -spir | with the engine, thc wheels only dig themselves in. : The mistake most drivers make In such cases. Is to jam down-thc City Cage Loop to City Cage League games will be at the Armory in- out Ihe fight. The ring became a wallow. Doth men's shoes ripped, I Charlie Kramer, director of bas- j throttle quickly, with the idea tha ketball activities, has announced, i this might, cause tire wheel's to grab Wisconsin Baseball Team Plans Southern Trip MADISON. Wis.. CUP) — When, the University of Wisconsin baseball squads start indoor training here Feb. 9, they will have two mnnths to drill before starting on a 10-day training trek through 1 the . south. j Coach Guy S- Lowman stated that teams engaged for the trip] were not as far south as Is usual. 1 tecause of a similar tendency' throughout the Bic Ten conference. 1 and consequently difficulty in tir-j ranging games. The complete train-' Ing schedule follows: t April- 8. Bradley Polytechnic Tn-' stltute at Pcoria, 11!.; April O.j .Washington University at St. : Louis; April 10 and 11, Vanderbilt University at Nashville. Tenn.; April 13 and 14, University of Kentucky at Lexington; April 15. TJni- versity of Notre Dame at Madison; April • 16, Western Stale Teacher's College at Kalimazoo. Mich.: April 18, Bradley Polytechnic Institute at Madison. and from the 20th round, they fought barefooted. Alter the Mth round, George Allen, referee, .announced he'd call it' ' n draw 11 the light went five rounds more. At thc end of tile 3Cth, the because Company sun was down, and thc fight was called on account of darkness. Filipino interest in boxlp.g helped a lot In iiacillcnlion. Army and navy men v.ere the contestants in all the curly fights. "Pep?." a circus clown, was the first Filipino to box. He won his bout in a somewhat unusual manner. , The clown was a prime favorite with the American soldiers. He kept Insisting on appearing- In thc ring. Finally, he was given a chance in an exhibition bout at Pie old Llbertad theater. Pepc was to win if he stayed a round with his soldier opponent. Though willing, the clown was no match for his opponent. But he stayed thc round—through resorting to handsprings, tumbling and other circus tricks to evade his antagonist, who enjoyed the spectacle as nr.irh as did the crowd. the stopping action fails to go beyond that. Th3 wheels, may be A miss who rarely misses at llio University ot Tennessee, Ki:ox-, .' vllle,' 13 charming Alice Kutn, above, 'a .co-ed. The reason, m you can see, is that she. is nu the university's archery team, through second gear, slow down Ihc car almost to a complete stop be- I lore thc clutch b disenqagcd. The brakes can then be applied :o complete the stop, and there will locked by the broker;, but they will be little or no danger of skidjiny. slide smoothly along under the momentum of the car. Braking action implies both application of the brakes on thc he throttle slowly and easily, hat Ihc wheels may have better :hance to grab some rough spots in - .-- lio ruts and pull 'out. Turning f there is no friction between tirea fast, the tires will pass up such rough spots and in fact smooth them down to make climbing out More difficult. • -.*.• . • 'If this doesn't work the .snow and Ice may be shoveled out of way, | or chains may be applied. An old rag may be tied around each wheel and the throttle again applied gradually, In order that the cloth may help the wheels to grasp the ground and pull out. ..Sometimes a plank placed Icngth- &lse under each wheel will afford e'nough traction. T At any rate; It doesn't help to step on the gas in trying to get out pf-a rut. Neither does.this help jS'ljcii- trying' to 'get started on r sllppffy pavement, in this cose i Is Epoa-practiee to put.the gears in seoond,and apply the .gas gradually ahd<;jurio6th'ly. .- ''.'.-. '' The car must be under'constant control in all weather, but lo this mi::t bu added more personal watchfulness when the weather is LAS CRUOEB, y. M., (UPl — Total federal irrigation p. 1 j'--c.L show an average loss of $14 a:-, icrj over 1920, according 10 fiei;:^ EC- leased by L. R. Fiock. project superintendent. Tile total value cf the crops was S8.11K.D03. ua i-^.:;-, •_1KD. AW, .brakes in this kind o: i: league games were moved i and jerk out of the rut. On the weather may also cause somi Wednesday night this week! contrary they merely spin faster alarm. They may be in perfcci M will require i and dig in deeper. condition, yet when applied on slip- die use of liie Armory Thursday| Worse yet, such action endangers! pery .pavement they, will be unab'e night. Usually Cupt. Ivy W. Craw-(the wheel and engine bearings. And| to stop the car within a reasonabl ford and his guardsmen have con- 1 it burns up. the tires. It's costly distance. What, happens in this: The brake grip the wheels when-applied, bui ducted their drills on Wednesday j and of little avail. DID VOU KNOW THAT— Cub pitcher Charley Rort has ought a cabin in she mountains icar Los An&'lcs. ... He has :cn keeping himself in condl- ion with tl',? outdoor life, hunt- ng, fishing and chopping wood. . . Pat M.i"-ne. broTicr Cub iltcher. al'o i" \vir.t?rir.2 ui the oa3t. but taking Ihinss -• ;l:ey ome, including nclrliticnr.l flrs-h, . . Th:rc wlil be feme big ~utdocr wrestling shows in .ikrr Siadiuin this .-i:m.v awkcrs hcivinr pcme in tor pnmlcrs in n bl; way. . . Leach Crrss nnd Knockcu v.-n. rivals in so;ne gnry ba( tics of the old dnvs. rocoiintc; talrj of fcrmer ring days til o'.l-T nlrht at a neighbor!) DO •!ub in New yrk. . . . Th two are close friends now. . Frr.i't Ijmbardl. the catche nrookljn bought, on the coas hr,.- a powerful arm but his ril rectlon is bad, they say. . . We are going t-> write to Wf t.-;rt Robinson and sugzest buj Ing Outfielder Babe Herman mask. Canadian Councilman Cut Their Own Pay ORANGEVILLE, Ont., <UP) — Citizens of Mono Township point with pride to their town council who started the New Year by cutting their own salaries. At their first rrocting this year the council cut their own pay bj }10 each. Then thoy clipped $25 from th« clerk's annual pay; $10 from that of the Ireasurer. and $1' BOSTON, tUP)—Historic Boston i wr-meetliui.from the board ofj f;( . mmnnj - n -|, C re cows grazed in! neaim members. i Colcn!sl davs ls nov va]ucd nt The'councU' is waiting until their rrvnDthh; like $2,COO,000 an acre,! .next meeting to act HI Road Sup- nrr-rdimr to rocent unofficial esti-- ertattndent J. R. Litlle's EUJ^S- mates. The common is now as- tton to cut 2>.i cents per hour from :.;3..xl at $47,051,000. bat It Is csti- hls O»TI pay.' j mated that, converted into bus!-: ness illc-s. It would be worlli near-' Read Courier News \Tant Ads. ' ly $100,000.000 night but due to the expected vis- It of a ranking officer the regular Wednesday night drill has been postponed until tomorrow night, j Canadian Magistrate \ Urges Whipping Post '• ORII.LA, Ont,, (UP)—Magistrate' Daniel McCaughrln believes cstab-' llshnvmt of the whipping post is the cure for the present wave of l>etty crime In Ortllft. Thc magis- More effective bj, first, to apply IOWA CITY, four University of Iowa men and on.? co-ed spend three hours dally behind a J-.OD handle, a survey of university janitors shows. The scrubbers and sweepers, in an endeavor to aid in the problem of - ' tra ' c argues that "fear Is thc great - ti crime, be held sternly'over the heads of criminals." Magistrate McCanghriu advocates hanging for bank robbers and persons Who attempt or accomplish robbery while armed. I providing themHlvjs with n 'higher Ths whipping post would be an education, average three hours a j acce.-siry to thc lash, which is im- day wringing out mops, receiving | posed throughout Canada on mm- 30 cents an hour for their labor, i ic.als convicted of major crimes. KESUITS Our Want-Ad Service is like a conirminily Switch Board. You tninsmil your desires to a News Ad-Taker . . . that ad forms the connection between you and a special s;roup of interested parlies . . . the quickest and most direct con- tad with results. 306 — For an Ad-Taker C H RYSLER STRAIGHT EIGHTS YOU'RE M. •JO/i You're missing a [ot of pleasure and satis tact ton with- outadiryslcrStr.iightEighr. • You're missing, Above everything else, thc thrilling rciultsofDualHighgrars... MET II INC tages of tlic exclusive Chrysler Multi-Range 4-speed transmission, with its cjuick, quiet gear sliift. You're missing the prideof ownership inspired by a car Two Jistincdy different high tiut it invind&Ie in getaway; gears for distinctly different that is uxcrnparibly faster uses—one "high" for sprinting ahead of everything in tntmc and for cjuict, easy speed up iny hill; another "high" for thc open road. You're missing the innumerable driving advan- in picking up iperd; t 1 infinitely smoother ant. fiesible at all speeds. After you discover what you-arc missing, nothing on wheels will satisfy you but a Chrysler Straight Eight. CHRYSLER PERIAL &GHT- CHRVSIER IM- FOWLER MOTOR COMPANY Rlytheville, Arkansas wheels and friction of the tires on the pavement. If there is no trie- tion of the tires on tho pavement. and pavement, no matter how he brakes hold the vill have little effort In pared with $10,644,070 for . It is essential, therefore, that the on thn brakes in such weather vi'hel attempting to stop his must use jiidem'ent care, slowing down gradually and applying the brakes inlerm'ilteiul} with the clutch always engaged s Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday that, the engine, too, will act brake.;- ' Sometimes, when thc car must be stopped' while going down pery. grade, It Is advisable to shift Tuesday- Wednesdaj " Thursday It's Full o' PEP! A Side-Split- tlng Onslaughl Against the Blues with Comedy's Friskiest Funsters Running Riot! JEANIE LANG Matines—2 O'clock—10-30c. Night—0:45 and 8:45— 15 and 40c. Admission — Matinco & Sunday & Jlonday ._.._ —Polly Moran and "Mnrie Coining — Sunday & Momlp.v Dressier in "REDUCING", i— "RYMS OF TIIK \VOR1.1V.

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