The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 30, 1931 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 30, 1931
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 1931 BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.Y COURIER NEWS PACT .mi , BfiUULL Diamond Prospects For 1931 Rookies Being Ottered At Lower Figures Than (ov 1 . Many Seasons. U¥ CLAIRE MUCKY <KA Service Snarls Writer 30.—Modern Jan. XKA SCI NEW YORK, currency '"ay nave «o;ie MI "tcp with the p;cwcr; brt it doesn't take an expert in oco- I'cmics to reason thai one dollar of this new dough accounts for just ubout twice as much In c^ceries or hiss-ball players as the old. Study of 1931 ma -'° 1 ' le3BUe rc: " t-rs icveuls that t'::ere arc no Lc-tty Crcvi'S or Bill Cissells coming inio , ll, e ij'o show, hardened wilh iho | ti-j- cf making gccd $100,008 or more which their basses laid on the line fo" them. .Vest of Ihc recruits this teaser, happen to be moder- a'.ely P»ceU. Whether the drop in ivory prices s!:nuId be laid to business conditions or the draft rule recently adopted remains to te seen. Following an o'.d Sapmsh custom, the Pacific. Coast League again grabbed most of the money for talent. Eight former coast players are among the more" aristocratic rcokies of 1931. Strangely, Jce Kulicl and Myril Hcag. two of the most costly youngsters, may find bench warming among their duties this year. Th? Senator paid Kansas City $55.000 and a pitcher for First Baseman Kuhel, who proved an able understudy for veteran Joe Judge late last "year. Hong cost Colonel Rup- pcrt between $50,000 and 575.000, plus a sizeable lelegraph toll during the argument over an option the Yanks held. Brooklyn's recent deal with Oakland for Catcher Ernie Lombard! and the Giants' transaction late last season for Outfielder Harry Rcsenberi} were the only other big money affairs. The Robins parted wilh $50.000 ami two '.veil-worn pLiyeis while Rosenberg cD3t the Gte'iits $40,000 in cash. Charley Wilson, Rochester stsr, is expected to improve the Braves' infield without undue expense. He's a shortstop unless Rabbit Maran- \ille- continues his capers as of last. Esasun. In that event, Wilson must nrgue with Bus Chatham for third basing honors. The Braves also in- cluced a pair of hard hitting out.' fielders to take up residence in Bcs- kj tcii lo assist Wally Berger. They are Hob Worthlncton. who batted .370 for Rochester, and Wes Sci'.ul- merich, a .377 hitter for Los Angeles. Scnulmerich happens lo iiie same young man whom Pop Warner once said was the greatest fullback on the CMS:, next to his cwn prize pupil. Ernie Nevers. BRUSHING UP SPORTS may figure prominently in the McGraw pennant [ilans this year. Eventually, the young coast star *" ^ermine whether Fred Und- strom will shift to the Giant, out- Even the Ret! Sox anticipate outfield improvement. Tile improvement is named Gene Hye. whose hilling broke down many Texas Icr.ctS last season. St. Louis has some fine ivory exhibits, purchased at moderate prices. Dizzy Dean, Cardinal pitcher Lefty Jim Mosney, a young hurler YlcGraw scouted personally in the Sally League lasL summer, sho'.ved he Giant- boss enough strikeout niching lo increase his blood pressure. 1're-season dope indicates thai Cleveland rockies Craghead and Thomas will bn assigried i-Djfulai mound turns Ihis year. Neilhe' cost the Indians more than $25,000 Dan Howley allows that Heath will give the Reds the Ues first basing Cincinnati has seen In years. Heath is a lelt-liander Howley knows the young man wel for he managed him at Toront some years ago. Rogers Hornsby hopes Ed Baech will pitch several victories lor Ih Cubs this year. And since gum re mains a nickel a package, Baech couldn't have put William Wrlglc very far into the red. Dome Bush, master cf White 3 ceremonies, believes Luke AjJpli will prove to be as good al short wen the final game cl t.:ej£ to P as Donic himself uscS to t Oufficlcll-r Will Try Mount! si-a'w In'oae'Taarworid serte."^"^ ] When the Pittsburgh Pirat Ycun" a catcher who performed \ gather for the spring training sea main- years wi'.h Milwaukee, final- son. Outfielder Jim Mosolf will b ]y was accepted by the Browns, given a chance to show his pitch who dispatc' four much ns=d | ™g latent.. In two mound IriaU players lo Uie Brewers as payment, i last fall he impressed the Pirate Howard Craghead as payment, j last 1: jhnny Vergez ' manag Champ Ready For Battle DID VOU KNOW THAT- The Ariierican- League season will open April H with the vorld champion Athletics play- ,ng Waller Johnson's Senators in the .capital..'.Cincinnati will enUrlain ' Ihe :Nal'ional League champions,-;the Cardinals, in the opening series at Cincinnati., .unless the Reds are different from last year the Cards ought to get a good start in Cincy...having won 19 garnet from the Reds last season while the:Reds v.-on 3...but Dan Howley says that's all going to bs changed thb year...and Waltci Johnson has something very definite lo say about the A's this year, too...the opener is a long way off yet, but you needn't be surprised to sci Bump Hadly start it off for tin Nats...opposed by Lefty Grove Hurricane Beats Cliickasaws With Ease, Score 52-13 JONKSUOliO, Ark.— Traveling nt :igh s;wed and running over oppo- ilion wiih ease the Golden Hurri- •ane of Jouesboro gave the Blytheville 'Chickasaws a terrible drubbing here Wednesday, 52 to 13. The Hm'ricone basketcers jump- od away to a big lend and steadily piled up 'the score, the Chicks soan ceing so lair behind that it was on- Tin- Vt'ry Man J;'(k Slv.ivkoy wrolc lo n Ni-w York i:ewspaj)cr man who hns . beru slice to bun ihe ci.'.«'r cl.i> »»lnnil said he was dill locking for "} soii'.i 1 fust cbss hCiivywtljihl will $ encr.i^li courage to meet him. loot's see—Jack Sluirkey Oh yes. Isu' he tsu 1 Boston .sailor who was knccki-d oi:t by Uomcro Rojas b.ick in 1924. t'JOgrcsslvi- liiillan.i Tin- plin of 1)1, Nicholas Murray ll'.ttler for llie endowment o! alhlitics by Ihc alumni scvuis to have Veen ailoplcd al least In part nt Indian,! Unlvcmlly. Tlval Is, If there Is any truth In Hie report Unit p.irl of Pat Bigc's $12.500 1111- mial saliiry as coach was p.ii:l by certain opulent old gratis. And Just m passing, we offer hereby lo Ur. Butler, free, lo be useii as purl of liw |i!nn next year or the year nflor thai, the suggestion lhat when a university desires lo get rid of a coach who is serving under contract. II Is always well tu pay the iellow olf upon dismissal, whether or not he .still lias more than a year to serve under the aforesaid pact. UitldlliB for Sewcll Cousin Kd Barrow of Ihe Yankees modestly announces In his urbane way lhat the Yankees had lo outbid seven oilier clubs to obtain the services of Joey Sewell. who was uncoudHtonally released by Ihe Indians after 10 years of service. Cleveland baseball writers were caieful to pom out just afier Cousin Ed's outburst, O'.al since the Yanks might have had Sewell for Ihc waiver price of $75(10 any lime dui'ing Ihe last six monllts. maybe the bidding was dene wilh business ccllegc currency, and jusl as generous geslure lo litle Joey. But Joey Sewell may turn oul le ic a valuable man for Ihc Yankees, despite (he Cleveland scribes. Distress Note Frank January, former general manager of the COO Millionaires' Madison Sqnnre Garden obtained Prlino Camera and Jtrn Maloney for a bout In Aliami Beach March 4. President Will Carey of the Garden oflcreil him $0000 for (he privilege of taking ;h? fight off his hands and holding H at Miami. Frank lold Will thai wasn't enough, in consideration of the merit of such a contest. So Will hnd limbing left lo ilo lit promote a bigger and teller ght for Miami, between Rlsko nd Walker, and set the date ittle ahead of Frank's show—Feb- TEAM IN EVER/ s«3Rr ne AT COVIBSE-.- ly gosling practice for Coach Kays men. The line-up: Jcncsboro (52) B.CovingtonB Daniels 2 Downs. 10 McAdams 4 Drelier 14 uary 24. Boys will l:e boys. Pos. HP LP C HG LG . Substitutions— Jonesboro, S. Icr (12, Himes (2), E. Covingion, Keller, -Heath, MedarU, Dial, Benton. Blytheville, Nunn, Short Bums. Referee— McCauby. B'vllle (131 Tipton 2 . Craig S Christian McAfee 2 Colslcn On the average man's head there • are 121,030 hairs. 'taty p! Blyiheville Juniors Beat Osceola, 20 to 19 The Blythcville Junior Highi basket ?ers defeated Ihe Osceola Juniors in a thrilling game at Osccola Wednesday afternoon that was not decided until an extra period had been played. The Blythc-vil!? learn won 20 to 19. M'seiey ied the Blythcville cas- ers with 12 points while Richardson played well for Osceola. The line-up: B'villc PCS. LIncsey RF Roberts LF Purllc C HE MM M!rto is SEATED o& A THROVE IOOAV MW OM Leroy Dougan Back in Arkansas To Meet Flowci thc Cleveland bu.lldlng Imdc, according (o the nnimal report of tl« Board of Zoning Appeals, which chawed demands for five, six and seven room apartments are declining In favor of two and UiDee room suites. HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — LeRoj Dougan of Blylhcvilln, fresh fro:c bailies with fealhcrwcights in old Mexico, will make his rc-nppcar- ance in an Arkansas ring tonight lie will meet Uric Flowers, Inml- punching lad from Little Rock. They nr.? matched for the 10-round main event. i The card will be supported by ! two six round boil's. Dougan and j Flowers tire expecled lo draw Ihe ce Golf Popular , with Harvard Men lDon eii house so far this year. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (UP) — ICC golf may become a papular .winter :port at Harvard. Students have been seen practic- , A T g r 4 Winners On Memphis Lard MEMPHIS. Tenn— Eddie ("Kill"! Wolfe of Memphis knocked out Eddie Goldberg ol St. Louis in the ing driving on the frozen Charles second round cf a scheduled eight iver. At one point, where trie iver is 250 yards wide, they have round bout hero last nlghl. Young Cullom won over Tommy driven golf balls across the Ice to Fow i!(. e5 an(l Don B'..rlcn of Bly- each other. At nrst it was found | lhcvil | e Ark ontpo'nica Ray Shook difficult to obtain a firm stance on! in Ul( , |)le ii m inarifs. :he ice, and the golfers drove from I the .banks. Grovcr lias Animal Job ! John C. Graver of Kansas has NEW SI'OKTS AREN'A I'LANSED accepted the invitation to be start- Oiceola Burchficltl Snelson Richardson unningham Hoojier Mosley RG Wilson LG Blytheville EUb-Brogc^n. j Read Courier News vrant Ads. TORONTO. (UP!— A new sparls arena, to seat 12 500 persons, is to be built here imder the sponsorship oi the Maple Ix-af club, according to Connie Smylhe. club manager. A new company, which will absorb the club, its players and its franchise, will build the -arena a', a cost of $1,250.000. er for the annual Kans.'.s Relays April 18. Grover has held the honor in seven of the previous eight carnivals. During the past 20 years Prof. Frederick H. Sears of the University of California has counted and classified more than 70,000 stars. 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