The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 15, 1939 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 15, 1939
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'! PAGE, SIX Football Chicks Rated To Win Over Prescott Team In Season's Opener Hy.'j. P. FRIBNJ) Amjd the fanfare nnd ceremony accompanying the opening of a football, season, Blytiicville liiffh' school's Uiickasmvs pry off the lid on their ambitious 12-g<\mo schedule tonight at Haley Field, The Prescolt Cm-toy Wolves, one of the better teams outside Arkansas' Rig 15 group, fmnishes the opposition. It will slart at 8 nm Pie-season dope gives itsc to the» • belief that the game will icselv itself into moie than just a \\aim up for the Chickasaws, such a furnished In Hie past hy aicl weak sisters as Plggolt, Coining and ihe like. Coach O H "Bud dy" Storey Is bilnglng a we!! balanced and rather seasoned outfl to test the tribe The team avei- uges almost no pounds nil around awl uhlch places them nlmow 01 a par with the locals Eveiy one of the rlaiteis has earned ni leas one letter. That fact assures the r alls 0 seeing two expeilciiccd trains 01 the field Head Coach Joe Dlldj's probable stalling line-up also lisl: eleven membeis who have beei mvaided at least one "B." Tluec are starting their fourth seasons They nre Captain Danny Wnrrlii"- tcn, Alternate Cnplaiu 'Wild Bill' Godwin, all-state nominee, nnd Alsin Justice, who is expected to make R strong bid for that .select f.ftMfl ' S circle Chicks Lose ElgM Despite Ihe loss of eight members, Including: Captain Russell Mosley, consideied the be$t i mining back- in tlie slate last year Fullback Murray Thompson.' Eveiett Ciaig, guard;' Joe Baitholo- mew, tackle, Starling Youn? end, nnd P T. Honey, guaul, all icgu- lais, the Chick? will be favjicd to win tonight. Ample replacements are in sight from Die 20 holdover leltermen The piobable stinting lineup, though not officially disclosed by the Big Chief, will avei- age close to ISO pounds In tlie line and 164 in th c ball eauylni .department ^ Fans who have been speculating as to what effect the loss of such outstanding backs as Russell Mos- Icy and Thompson will hnve on the Chick offense w m i rav e on opportunity to seltle the issue. Norman "Monk." Mosley, the youngest ot the Mosley trio, will ttcp — Into (he loft half gap left \arant Butler, by (lie graduation of his Illustuoiis brothDi BIgier and howici, Today's Sport Parade . By HENRY McLKMORE NEW YORK, Sept. 15. (UP)^Clark Grinith, the old Washington monument who hates the Yankees so miich that lie hasn't yet,conceded tlie pennant to tiie 1930 Yanks, much less lo the 1937,- 1933 nnd 1939 Ynnkfi, announced (lo himself), last night, from the bombproof security . of sixth place in the American League, (hat Ihe New York dynasty had deflnilcly cracked "Easton, their farm team in Die Easlcrn shore 'league, failed' to gel into the- play-offs,". Grimth asserted triumphantly' <into a cc'dnr chest). "And not only thai, Norfolk anoiher Yankee farm, ivas,'nosed out i in llic Piedmont Uwb packs for two lilts) League, and' Binghnmton got nowhere In the Eastern League And, (hey 'call the. Yanks' great!" Griffith added (agnin lo himself) that (lie only reason all the oilier Yankee farm teams aiid Ihe Yankees themselves either have won lennants, gotlcn into play-offs, or are about lo win pennants, Is because they have belter hitting pitching and fielding. "Horseshoes " he old Yankee baiter is alleged to invc commented; "just horseshoes " and llicn cut Buddy Myer's .salary another thousand dollars by WHY "f emphasis. The Yankee farms which "lucked';-, into titles or ncnr-litlcs this last season on little ;morc than LOU J1IIE Nova Has Oixlers Not To Slug It Ginl With Tony nerit arc Kansas, ,Clly at the , , American Association; goal bid Wc- BY JACK CUDDY united Vitsg siaff (,'orresuondent PHILADELPHIA,- Sept. IS (UP) Young Lou. Nova won't try to slug it out with Tony Galcnto tonight nt Municipal stadium That's the "Philadelphia story" that Jumped Nova from 2-1 to 3-1 favoritism I" .the ovoiilghi call-over wlwn the news trickled, out of Nova's camp last night; When Lou and Tony tangle to- 'ilght ui the same stadium where aempaey am! Tunney first, met Lou Is crawling through the ropes with these specific Instructions: 'Box him for at least three rounds 01- we'll break a bottle over your lead." , . That's the big story- the whole story - of tonight's fight. Nova, 'pung. handsome "Alamcdtt Adonis" from California, went punch crazy after his technical knockout victory over Mtixle Baer In June, He assured everyone that he would <lo Hie same with Galenlo as he did will) Baer— beat htm at his own slugging game. Because of that assurance more you would Wt, 178 200 155 174 100 185 170 100 180 i ICO 1 185 Probable Skirling Line-ups P/cscoti T. C. Wjiitc Hohert Baker Sclh VVylle Watson Wilson M, Hai-vey C. prren Collier Ford Leo Smith Buck Halsell B. Slalriton M. Ferguson I'os. I/.E. J. T. • i-o. t; K.G. U.T RE, Q-B. L.H, n.n, P.B. No'. 49 <K 52 41 55 47 54 SO 39 24 25: 29 Blytlievllle - Wt. Buddy Baxter 175 L. C. Johnson or 105 John Paulk )<J5 n. Blckwstall 183 BUI Godwin 210 Pal CMt'mon ICO Alvln Justice 200 Dan Wnrringlon 100 Gene Kood )00 Norman Mosley 157 .Sonny LJoyd ic.i Willis Ford 170 I* expected to scale 23] gnm Lou's 200.- And He. is expected U vloIate.viituallynlloftharingnD.s during Uih ng.,H« B i.. M & , M - S done in the past,... , ... , But a, "neutral 1 '' referee hns ten Imported, at the behest of Nova" manager, Ray caitai. ; 'n,l s Imported official, George Blake' ' of Los Angeles, says, "I'll -referee Ulis bout according to the Pennsylvania rales." And.those rules arc almost the same as those of "New York, state under which Henry Armstrong lost, five rounds and the world lightweight champlonshln lo Lou Ambers recently. Litlle Rock Bout bolxng i experts lim ou believe went right out en Ihe limb tmrt predicted that Calcnto would win. a knockout. These experts knew (hat the beauteous but bullheaded, Novn was liicky to weather his June -scrap witli Baer. And they knew Hint the Baer of last June lacked lhc ; dynamllc in his fists that Slgnor Galento possesses. Gal- enlo hiid- enough kick In his mitts to • knock heavyweight champion Joe Louis groggy! In Die first round nnd floor him in the third. Those experts realized that Gal- cnto lost Ills head— became excited —and was stopped in the fourth round by champion Louis. Too much importance cannot be placed upon this salient factor of whether Nova will box or slug in the first, three rounds. Nova wants —. .,„..,^,,^ £ut\i uiu we- **"- nmn. Liiiiru luuiius, fSQVn vvniits latchce, .pvidc of, the; \Vcslcriv ui- .to slug it out. Although he aalu- crnallonnl League; Amsterdam,'of" 11 ? Is only n so-so puncher he he Canndian-Amerlftin;: League; believes he can out-punch 'any Butler, of the Peunsylva'niu'. state heavyweight in thc rlmr todav An/i - the-Ncrfolk "ctab of when.Novn slug L's takTn K a big ,,.and Bimble. Because of easy target, ... balance when hit. usually off- Cpppedge, center; Elliott Saliba, AIMs '• Harris : and Paul "Bucky" Blackwood, backs. Tlie tribe went through its Jnst workout last night under the lights. During the spirited 30-minuie drill their ; maneuvers were limited to punting, passing, signals, booting extra points; and kick-off. Dildy announced all were In good condition except Hugh .--Tex" Harbert, -right, half back, who is out because of boils'on his right knee. Popular Bill Meriwether of Paragould will referee. Yesterday's Results Sculhcm League <Shaughnessy Playoff) Night games: . Nashville 10, Memphis 3. , Atlanta 10, Chattanooga 1. National I,casuc I'ittsburgU 4-4, Brooklyn 3-8. Chicago 13-5, Philadelphia 1-2 Cincinnati 8-9, New York 5-3. St. Louis 6, Boston 3. American League Philadelphia 4, Chicago *2. Cleveland 8, Boston 7. Detroit 6. New York 1. "Washington 5, St. Louis 1. Toda5 f> t Games National League Brookljn at Pittsburgh - New Ycrk at Cincinnati, iwn. Philadelphia at Chicago, two. Boston at St. Louis. r American I>c.t£tie St. J Louis at Washington. Chicajo at Philadelphia. Detroit at New York. Cleveland'at Boskn. - "Here it is Ihe middle of September, and they're only leading Hind haii him oh ihe canvas. Novn Is n falr^boxer.-only PAIR. n!i! . Tllc Ynnkccs .themselves, UK .--- -. ~^ »»: um.Mt University" of """Alabama " Wil s f" 6 " 1 Qr B«»l™«c» which Is^slv- Kcsenbloom bout for definite con- Ford, who divided (he fullb-K* A' S ", W ° 0tl SM " ckl "S '*<>•• Ihe-nra^tlon.. ..That, night, Slapsic choses with Thompson last vcai < A 'T, Cn " Lcng "° tonms - hl ™ com-, Maxle '-who can't break a robin's will likely open at the is™ 4 snot 1 ' ° l ? ' craeketi ' Griffith said 'i, vic Be. "cored Lou... four-times. And tonight Sonny Lloyd, the senia- ( "!,," Ucrv ! ( : w . wlth ' llls m.ncr.ieir. tional sophomoie flash ot 1038 will hold down his right post v.Ith Gene Hood completing the quartet at quai lei back One I'l.ire Unspttlul In the line only one position i: unsettled. Dildy tins not announced Ills, choice between L C John- Eon and Long John Pmilk" for left- tackle. Captain Wamngton nnd Buddy, Baxter' will be at the terminals; Justice at right tackle; Raymond BickeistafI nml Pat Chitmoi] will take charge of the guards, and Godwin \vill be ovci the bail. Sccon>l choices include. Johnson Blackwcl! nnd Jack Jcrt- kms ends, Hoiiell Alley and Travis-Bennett,'tackles; Georgo Pruitt and 'E\'erelt Ciosslow, guards; Bo First And Second Place Teams Eliminated In Playoff- By Unlle,! Prm ! H was Atlanta am! Nashville In the Southern Association Shuu»li- ne.5sy finals today and the Chattanooga Lookouts, 1939 pennant winners,- nnd the Memphis Chicks packed their duffel for tho season after falling to win a game in the first round. ." ; The fourth-place Crackers ran roughshod over the Lookouts last n Bhl 10 to 1 for their third straight victory while the Chicks dropped out'of the picture by losing, to third-place Nashville 10 to 3..-O,. The finals, on a best four-out-of- sevcn basis, will get under way' in ] Nashville tonight, with Clyde Smoll slated to toe tlie mound for Atlanta ! and George : Jeffcoat for tlie Vcls | Tlie Lookouts looked like aiiythinp 1 but champions in losing the t!\ird K> Atlanta. .They made five physi- j cal errors and as many more mis-' takes In judgment as Larry Miller mowed them dawn. The lanky Cracker righthander scattered nine ,'!!, s , so ^^"^ly the Lookouts didn't -wore until the eighth. Tlie Crackers sewed up the de- Has Sorry Ending LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 15- nob Sites of Pine Bluff, southern heavyweight champion, gained a four-vound technical knockout over Jack Marshall, young Dallas, Tex 185 pounder, when Marshal) declined to answer the tell f ar ti le fourth round of their ri»ht here lust night. . Probably one of the largest crowds ever to witness a boxing match In Ullle Rock, was slunncd and disappointed when Marshall stuck out His left glove and cried with apparent pain, "My hnnd is broken," Doctors were summoned to tlie ring and examined Marshall's left hand. Two of the physicians said the thumb was not broken. One believed it was sprained. Another ventured It was dislocated All agreed nil X-ray was necessary. In thc steel industry, "whiskers" are the thin fins of steel which cling to the point of a nail as it comes from the nail machine Possible and. then rest up to " I0 Re * '" the World Tigers Keep Yanks Three Games Aw a y From Tl * i-\ Iheii- ennanl By CIEOnOE KJRKSEY NEW YORK, sept, 15, (UP)_ The business of clinching the Amer- cau League pennant was a verv Yank y SUb - )fCl ' wUh UlD Ne!v Yo * 'inve (lie iietintini ail 'wrapped un n A pretty package for dellverv V now. Instead, they are in nil nsidlmLs slump n nd still need thrcp 'ictorles. The | Yanks ) os t, Uieh . th)r(1 tralghl yesterday, bowing to Buck Ncwsom and Ihe Tigers C-) In scoring Ms icili (riumph New- ;m eave Ihe Yanks only six lilts hree of them by Prankie Croscttl' The Tigers knocked out Alley Donald, hero o; 12 straight earlier in he season, for the nurd straight lime and liandcd him his third de- - Te Yanks' less didn't alter iheir 15-game lead as tlie Red Sox also bowed. Any combltiation of three Yankee victories and Red Sox defeats will clinch the pennant for New York,. But It's particularly galling to tlie Yanks to go into reverse when they .are in sight of tlie promised .land. Theyjiad hoped to clinch, the', pennant as quickly cars je ^ u.«.Kcd Into DID i*ii)iaiH. cllnchlne H by virtue or another team's loss rather than a Yankee triumph. Ihe Red S:x made a gallant rally to try lo overcome the fn- <Man.s but sinucbd thd r toes just one run short, and lost, 8-7 ciovc- liind had a 7-0 lead going intj the .^ih when il le Red Sox put on a nre-i-un rally and followed It iip with two more tollies in the sev- Dutch Ijxjnard scored his 18th victcry by pitching Washington to a 5-1 victory over the Browns The Athletics beat the White °*' 4 '2. hi 10 innings when Dee Miles hit n homer with n mate on bn.w to break up thc game in the extra frame. Cincinnati knocked off its Jinx team, the Giants, twice, a-s nnd 9-3 to increase Its National League lead to four games. Paul Deiringei- although allowing 12 fills won his 2lst game- with comparative ease The Reds knocked Carl Hubbell out of Hie box In two innings, scoring five runs, and battered out 13 hits off three pitchers In thc nightcap. The SI, Louis Cardinals won their third straight, walloping the Boston Bees. C-3. Curt Davis and Ixm Warnekc pitched for the Cards, Davis getting credited with life 21st victory. : Thc Chicago Cubs won botli ends o! their double bill from the Philadelphia Phillies, 13-1 and 5-2. Brooklyn broke even with Pitts- rgli, losing the opener, 4-3, and taking the nightcap 8-4. Yesterday's hero — or Charlie Root, oldest active major leaguer at 39, who pitched the Cubs to a 13-1 •ictory over tlie Phillies, nnd hit a homer with a man on besides, Tlie cactus,, originally foiiiid only on the American continents, has been spread' over the enTiVe -World by collectors. - . Bards Town Hfnibcfcy VhtvJ^ Vn t>i« "~ fiddle Bottle The Old Ftibioaed Sour Miib Whisky It's "CoBttiy M«it" ... with limcstou'vttcr'fioB ;.«Bt liourtoo Sprii'g. wfjict bit mide [i lc Wliiki>i«e 1820. ^Kentucky Strtight .Bourboo'Whliky Distributed by Feldman's Commlssian Co. Helena, Ark. my Senators by 38 games. Give me *?"' ' llc .possesses siiflicicnt . r.'ng a pitching slaff composed of Wai- '"lent to evpAlc.'being noorcd by ier Johnson, Chrtsty Mittliowsoii ; Gn) enlo In -the first three rounds Qy Yomiif, Rube Wndilcl! and lf lle . remembers the evasiveness Grpvei-' Cleveland Alexander; an tmu B °b McAllister of Hie Los hineltl'wUh Hal Chase, Nap LaJole, j A "KCles .Olympic club taught him, Hans Wagner and Jiiiuuy Collins- >! '"' he doesn't fall for the roar of an outflplri with Ruth, cobb and the crowd and try lo shift from RnonVoi- <,,,,! „ „. - -, ...... u, e Tuniicy pugilistic philosophy Hint mnde him, and turn lo the Pcmpsey siirinc. at which lie now , •• •-;• *mm f \>\juu UMU nnd a couple of catchers like Buck Ewlng am! Roger Brcs- nnlian, and give me n five-gome, lead on July 4th, nucl I'd short you how to ueat them worships. . Anyway, there'll be some 25,000 .-.. .„ wt«v 1111.111. i »i>*jn*i}, nit-tell DC Some iU IKju "What have they get except n .400 i.or'mc' put in the huge con- utter, the best nitrhlno finMlun CVOtC hnvKpilmf ' u-hni-A i^n»,»c n .. ' • - • . J o- • -.\*.> hitter, the best pitching, and base-running? Nothing, I say nothing." -•• Griffith is perfectly right—that's all the Yanks have. This* dismal situation will be remedied however when George Weiss, overseer ot the Yankee farms, loads his trucks and begins bringing his produce into the stadium. Mr. Weiss grows uasc- ball players with (he cnsc and abundance that dirt Dempsey and Tuimey drew 125,735 spectators for their first meeting In 102G, largest crowd ever lo watch a prize fight. Tonight's gate is expeclcd to be nbout ?lto,000, or less than one-tenth of the Dempsey-Tunney lake ot $1,895,123. Aside from Nova's willingness to box tonight during the early rcunds— when fat Tony Is dangerous—Nova is favored because he is •—•— i.n.u unv iiumurs no " J —nuvn i.t itivujcn utxuuse lie IS corn and potatoes and turnip greens, young—24 ycars agninst Galento's With Ihe Yankee farms growing 23 ; because he is a- clean liver- stars at such a bumper pace it llkc Corbett was when he came would appear that tlie only hope °"t of the golden west 47 years Ihe rival American league cliibs "KO to knock out another bellowing have of ever beating the Yanks is beer-guzzling easterner, John L lo appeal to the A. A. A. to plow Sullivan; and because Lou won his under the Yankee farms. Or is the last three fights-against big name A. A.-A, still doing that? opponents impressively; Gnnnav Bnrhmd, Tommy Farr and Maxle Baer. Galento will have about 25 "pounds weight advantage, which Is offset by. his age of 29 yenrs. He BASEBALL STANDINGS Southern CShauglincssy Playoff) W. L. Pel Nashville ............ 3 Atlanta .'. .. .......... 3 zMcmphis ............. o zChatlanooga ......... o z— Eliminated. 0 1.000 0 1.000 3 .000 3 ,000 defense was; at Us worst. Lester Uurgc lopped off the fireivorks with a migiily homer to ccnter- flcld. /A 16-hlt barrage settled the Issue i for Nashville. Tlie Vols slammed • --- ' . "... OUIILIIIILXI the.offerings of three chick hurlm w all corners-pr,(Iie-lot, Bert Haas tlie league's .batting champion, heading tho assault with fom- for ve. Ace Adnins allowed Memphis 13 hits, but he held tlie Chicks iit bay until the late Innings, when I his lend was so long he could afford io const. Alien Vendors Lose Oiil OLYMPfA, Wash. CUP)-Abrogation of American trade treaties with their protective clauses, are hitting foreign beer vendors on the Pacific coast who nre not American citizens. AS a result of thc abrogation of the Italian treaty In 1937 the licenses ot 47 Italian beer vendors will not be renewed in this state. Similar results will occur when Secretary of State Hull's abrogation of the Japanese trade treaty becomes effective. Read Courier News v,nnt ads. J. L. GUARD Optometrist Only Graduate Optometrist in Blj-theTlUe. GUssts Fitted Correctly National Lcagfuc W. L. Pet Cincinnati 82 50 021 79 55 .590 ; 76 62 .551 Brooklyn 70 63 526 m k 6G 65 - 504 Pittsburgh 02 73 A5g 57 74 .435 elphia 41 91 311 American York W. L. 9G 41 81 5S 70 59 75 61 .Cleveland Detroit ............. 1 C5 (Washington .......... eo 80 i Philadelphia .. St. Lulls '.. 3i 88 The gieen turtle is prized for L^'Th" t^an food more,highly than any other against such an mnt "me ^ernber of-the sea turtle family. considerably, . Pet. .701 .591 ,572 .551 .429 .358 .214 berates risen SHAUGHNESSY PLAYOFF LUTES PARK SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 First Game Kcgins I :<15 p.m. ' "A" DIVISION NO. 9 VS. BURDETTE LUTES VS. KEISER PITCHERS ADMISSION J5c I MEAD'S EXCLUSIVE FASHIONS FOR MEN! ALFALFA SEED FOR SALE We liave on hand a supply of New Crop alfalfa seed far sale. U. S. Verified and approved tot A.A.A. payment in North Central District. L R. Matthews Gin Co Phone ll-F-2 Yarbro Post Office, Blyiheville, Ark. fpsS© W' "...and it will hold its shape like a million dollars" TRIPLE TEST WORSTEDS Tailored by HART SCHAFFNER & MARX And Triple Test Worsteds will hold (heir shape like a million dollars . . . because (hey -were made of sturdy worsted fabrics thai were created (o stand up under all kinds of punishment and never show the "stress or strain of every day wear! And as for body lines . . . well all we'd like to suggest is that you sec ihe handsome single and doable breasted models. Come in and sec them. As usual the best values are always at MEAD'S 315 MAIN .-315

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