The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 3, 1931 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 3, 1931
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They're "Landmarks" at Washington Senalovs Have Outlasled Sc-veval Pro:-i- dents al Capital Cily. B YCLAIKE nVIlCKY NEA Service Sports Writer WASHINGTON, Feb. 3.-A llii.' of live nation's capital, willi its While -House, capitol bui'.Jlnv Washington nioninneiit and Lincoln Memorial, wouldn't be co:iipl°to unless the leather-lunged guide pointed out venerable Joseph Ignatius Judge and Edgar Charles (Sam) Rice, pillars in llic Senators' baseball structure. Presidents are- pTW.dMWs and a 1 - sucli they are permlllcd the play of the capital spollight for lo'.i.' years, and in some instunces eisiu None of them, however. Ins c:i;- lasted Judge snd Rico. «!)-;:• names are hallowed by more ihvi 15 yeai-s of faithful service !:> 1 cause lhat proved hopeless until | 1924 nnd 1925 when WashlnglM! thrilled to Us only world s.-ric« ( competition. i They cast their lot will] I he Senators a year apart. .Rice slipping in rather quietly In t!>15. Jur!?e followed'Ihe next spring and do^nj Ihrough the years they have worked here together, unswayed by Republican or Democratic i\3min!.'- ifatlon. * • • The 1914 season of the Petersburg club in the Virginia League was :i pDor year at the box office. Condi- lions there hadn't changed early in 1915 when Clark Griffith dropped them a tetter inquiring about a Sit- i ready to fill In nt first base but tie mailer of $800 owed t!i= Sena- i Joe has rolled along as steadily us tors. 'Old Man niver. They've sot young "Sorry we haven't the cash tc i Jcey Kuhpl on hand Ihls season pay the debt." came the reply from • but I! isn't considered smart to bet Peters-burg, "but we do have a: that Judge will move out ol there young pitcher \vlio ought to be;juil yet. worth more than S8CO to you with- i WJvre New York's Rork"ftMier in a year or two. How about takinr; I T iis! i tu l c naw slaiuis. tlicre-Jucl-'? [Ml DEFEfe£?£ L 1 sleepless niglit, about rt year a^o. Mr. George li-:r- I man Ruih, otherwise Habc. took Dl il_ '11 Ml c. • r\ 1 to the woods HC.U- blymeville All-btavs in De-; oawsboro. N. c.. cisive Victory Over Mis- ltic o;h " <iay """ sourians Last Night. proceeded t o .'•tool himself 3 der-r. Babe ana" The BlytheviUe Al!-K!arr, trim- tne <lccr al ' c ' mnt tht Kcniit-t Trailers in derisive fashion at the 1 Armory last niBht 38 n 22. The visiting Independent gallon found (rouble hitting the shown. above, Bab^ being the one standing apgrc-; '"Ishisldp up. Following his hunt'•'•» niirt with any consistent '"? vacation in success while the niythcville team the Carolina i.itd :i compaiatively easy, time i woods. Ruth keeping nhesd of the Missouri I'tens to move :;rjuad. . . oifr hue Florida Henry Hudson, tall center of the and get down to i '.ccals, led the scorns as usual with work with , lit points witli 13 cf his points be- Yankees in their Ins macV: in the last half when I spring training lt:e BtythovllU? offense scored consistently. Marshall. Guard, was the high scorer for the visitors 1 ninepolnts. Tlu- line-up of the game. IVvil 1 ? 138) Pos. Kennelt Rurge & F Kenningliam ^ F i Hudson 18 C isanty 5 a Blind at St. Petersburg. Rumor Substitutions— Dlythcvllle Tatuin', G. Ellis Kennett Glddeus. Boyd, I Marshall 9. precamicn, Washington has had Shanks, Brower. Ilnrtls. Magco. McCjiin. Shirley. Sis:er and Shires him and canceling the debt?" ! played his first l He was a And t so Edgar Charles (Saml ; shorlslon—left hnndei! too Up to Rice came to play baseball In the.; that lime nobody had taken (he nation's capital. His lack ot con- .time to explain to him lhat a !eft- trol was evident from the start, but ! randcv had to be a pitcher out- Griffith wouied along with him. His | finder or first baseman speed of fool was Ihe only thin? lhat kepi the axe from falling on htm. McGra\v summoned hhn to a Gi- r.nt£'s practice session in 19)3 but v.iirn Joe frund out tint McGrnw's Rice's pitching career ended that yiUthcrs never got lo nit lie quit year when .George Dauss. 351113 I and sought employment as a (1-st Tiger pitcher, terminated an extra- i baseman. The Red Sox then sicnxl inning game with a Mires-haw ! him and (urned him out into "N-W ciout. In the clubhouse after th- England pastures. Recalled by Bcs- contest the GrifTmen heard Sam ten in 1915. swear never to pitch another ball (Washington " he was rrlc«s?rt before Ihe Nol a "Tennis So George Lotl didn't say nny- same. He Y.eui Ms promise-.ind so j opened. lf e spent" n year in Buffalo - -...^ ,.„., ,„ ,„,., , far as I can leant, nobody in Wash- i for Ihe Seniors and then c3-::e op ' full. The inference drawn fro ington ever regretted his decision. I in 1D16 lo become Washington's' Man oTVar became Rice's nick- regular first baseman name when In 1920 he stale 62 bases, to top the American League. In the decade that followed, the name stuck. So did his thieving habit. Thirteen stolen bases last sjasor. U\lng about becoming a "tennis bum" after all. George says so himself in a recent issue of American Lawn Tennis, an illustrated magazine devoted exclusively to the game. George writes to the editor in this fashion: "I would like for once and all to deny thai 1 have ever made any reference to a 'tennis, bum.' What I did say. and I said tt to you, was that I did not see how anyone could passibly be successful in business and still give fo-jr months a year to competitive tennis. 1 added lli»t r expected to start lo work in the m '.his! was the result of some of our sen- j License Checks "Bounce" HARTFORD, Conn. (UP)—Since business depression set in checks srnt in payment of motor vehicle license and registration fees have 'bounced" worse than ever before, says, and tlie pic turc seems to bear it cut. that (22) (lie Babe has Cherry 2 i.tcw pounds to Mead 6 [ take off in (h» Seymour 4 training period. Hobby 2! He lias been fair- 'y aclive Uiis winter and is near his normal playing weight. which is plenty. mn you KNOW THAT— Hocky Kotlas, former light-1 weight champion, whose real name Is Rocco Tozza. Is otic o; the wealthiest retired boxers. . . His bankroll is estimated a: 5300,000 . . . Rocky war, rsidy to retire before he wen (hr championship ... He was offered a bent with Richie Mitchell in Buffalo. ai:d only reticently accep'.ed It ... He was as much surprised as anyone- else when he knocked out Mitchell In the lirsl rosind .... After stepping Mitchell. Rocky began colle^lin^ purs?5 in a bir way, finally winning the chr.m- pkmshlp. . , . lie moved into an exclusive residcnlial dislrict. taking a home next ID t!:e residence of a state supreme cour; Justice v;ho helped him invest hi? earnings . . . Most c[ hr money is in apartment house:. finest sport in Ihe world, and I do ! according to the State Motor Ve' liicle Department here. Worthless checks totaling S9.734.55 were given for 1031 licenses, an increase over last year of $2,130.05. not think it Interferes with business. And 'tennis bum'! My dcav George, how could you refer to those clashing young atMetes of the courts who piny for glory, not for gc'd. in such a slighting manner!" BH: no such dissenting voice was ! r.iivd. not not one. H almost makes you feel like snva-.i;. "Well. George, if you did ::ot s.iy it. \vhal did you say it, for. I ,ii;d you should have, anyway.' Murdder—But It Was a Do* WESTMONT, Pn. (UP) — When the house sergeant picked up the receiver .of his phone, lit was greeted with shouls of "miirrler". Hastily he s£nt a wagon load of n run over police to the house. When they | BlerK/s pot do? had bee., .„,. arrived they found Mrs. Norman I and killed. They buried him p mm _ •». v . OWN If you are paying $20.00 p, r mon(h ren , for , he , |omr j . ou ._' in ',, a ,' the ""? of ( .' n . > '"? Ril you ^i 1 h;ivc l laltl - out S2100.00, and will have nothing but a larf;e batch' of rent receipts io show for your money, but if you deal with me, at the end of Unit lime, you «ill be the owner ot the home in which yon live That's the difference. I have more than (wenly-flve houses in Blylhcvillc from which you can nuke a selection. If Inlercsled, sec me. C. J. Evrard Cooler Youth Breaks Arm at Basketball COOTER. Mo.-Jnck Travis suf- j fered a broken arm yesterday as a ! result of a Sail while pracllcing j basketball in the local gymnasium.; Young Travis is a member of the j high school basketball team and a sophomore in the school. He is the i son of C. D. Travis, county probate i Judge. I Tn 1923. Joe Judge led the Amor- lean League's first base employes in Ihe mutter of catching grouiid- ers and thrown balls. If you're in- nimblest 40-year-old I ever saw. * * • There doesn't seem to be onc. MKlll good reason why old age shouldn't j ao"n\ have set In at least five years ago in Joseph Ignatius Judge. Broken in "' it saltonnl New York sports writers. As a matter of fact, immediately! after 1 was reported to have lak-!... , , en a stand I did r.ol take I recclv- i !ct " ? ™ renreM nt the v '-" s c! •">'•! eel about a dozen letters from sue- Suc . c , e55fu ! " ' ' the "sensational New York writers." this pillar to infer lhat has led ccs!fl11 b'lsiness men throu^hou'! " o am mending me upon leUer make5 business men tennis? in tho Joe. for he's held Ih? honor eight straight years' in spite of anything Slsler.' Gehris. ~' ~ and n. /,.,, :, ° th0rs eoit!li bean tails and BERLIN. (UP)— nicycle-footbal What Art We lo Infer? This pillar of Irulh and enlightenment is vastly Interested In George's denial, since at the time some comment was made here rc- n t?l:it; taken up in Berlin. Til Bardinr; his position. But it Is no: •legs, torn knees. ™,y^ry SfS?V£ sSfht-forf*" "^ ^^ ^ ""** """ ^^ "™ i """^ of any successful business men condemning his stand on tennis bubsbip. Not a sporting voice is raised from ,an ei« the ranks of the succerifu! bjsjiors ! Baiter Ituinmy Game Em:s In Suit PHILADELPHIA (UP)— A friend-! ly game of . rummy between two | ycun? married women.' develop ed huo a free-for-nll flBht. then' ended in a lawsuit. Mrs. Alice; Ualler v.-as declared winner when a jury ordr-rcd Mrs. Yetia Wasser- 1 man to p?.y her SI damages. Mrs. Wa?'crman said that the fight started wlien Mrs. Baiter threw ... „ . >,<" 1Us °-";stra!Fht-fork machines of the tvp Ing no*-—It is the fact that George ™ g m C i1To r ' n , nS „ S ' S 1 i UfC<J by {r!cl: rl(im on tllc "">& :r ««i™ ( l all those letters from bus'^ i^V^n* fl , r . stl _ baK!m!> ' 1 - ai!cir i ","'.). stajc.__nnd an ordinary asso | ine.'-s men. praishig him for th: m „„.« . _ -r, , , .. „ j words, he says were llisuzht up by , , far loo As a measure ot 1 elation football BRUSHING UP SPORTS By Laufer men defending amateur tenr.Ls as it Is today. In JXKT Estate? Do the nation's successful biLsl- ne.\s mc-n think amateur tennis t^c bunk? Or wtre these 12 letters from crabbed old gentlemen -,v|io hsve placed business above spirts of all sorts? Surely you would think there was one successful busincis man in this broad country who would v.rite to George in this manner: "Arr.ateur tennis I regard a=. the HOME THEATRE Tuesday, \Vcilr.osday ard Thursday There Is No East. There Is No West When Love Comes! . an electric train at, her, but Nfrs. conilnced the Jury that she the injured party. RITZ MATER i 'riicsdav-Wctlnestlay Thursday It's Human I KRAMER^ \V li a 1 Is j ru r c or i creed or | birth when hvo lirnrls ' b«ay lo the : th rob o , love? I With 1 Lupe Vclc/ • T 1 T r*\ : "" * • b(l\varcl G. Robinson i Matinee — 2 O'clock & 3:30 i . . . ! 10 and 30c. I Atiniiasion—Jfatincc & Xiglit; Xight— 6'A6 and 8:45— 10 and 2ac. 15 and <10c. From 10% to 20% Reduction SEIBERLING STANDARD TIRES Are Now priced at exactly Mail Order First Line Prices SEIBERLING PORTAGE Priced at Exactly Mail Order Sec-' oncl Line Prices. Always before the tire companies have told us their second line tires were as good as the mail order first quality — we found that not true. Seiberling has now cut his standard first line down to their prices and guarantees that they,are not only as good but better grade at the same prices. Standard Seibcrlmg;— First Line 29x4.50, 4jpJy $5.60 6 ply $7,35 30x4.50, 4 ply 5.69 6 ply 7.48 28x4.75, 4 ply 6.85 6 ply 8.30 29x5.00, 4 ply 6.98 6 ply 8.90 30x5.25, 4 ply 8.30 6 ply 9.95 29x5.50, 4'ply 8.90 6 ply 10.95 Same as Allstate Tires Seiberling Portage-Second Line 30x3 .. $3.87 30x3y 2 . 3.97 29x4.40 4.55 29x4.50 30x4.50 28x4.75 5,05 5.15 5.95 Sane as Dearborn fires Our Service is FREE— Tires Put on FREE 13 PLATE BATTERY $1 Allowance for Your Old Battery

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