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I'PAGE, SIX BLYTHEVILLE, ; (ARK.) COURIER NEWS CHILD'S EflRLl /Says Competitive Career : l_ Should Not Be -Started ". Too Soon Harry Gray son HIGH STEPPING MISS STEPHENS - By Krenz "EKITOR'S NOTE:—This Is the third of n scries of articles anil Instructions by the mother In- {huclor cf lhc f-iinou? aciuallc , Iloerger girls. . I America's Black Brigade lifts taken Johnny Woodrnjr Into Us fraternity ns Its baby star. The United 'Stales''supremacy In trnck find field rests wll'fl these Negro runners and jumpers— Owens,' Metcalfe, Williams, Lu-1 Vallt>, Johnson, Albiitton, Pollard, nnd Woodruff, who swept six events In the Olympic tryouls. | Woodruff, the Shooting Shadow of the university of I'lttshureh,'Is this country's iiope In the 800 meters In Berlin. : " WoodniH wnlkcd ii]i lo lhc slarl- BY-MRS. •FHANCRS IIOl'ltCKi; Jug; Hue in I'he eastern trials nt " Nationally Known Swimming; Hiirvard Stadium on June 27.little i, Couch known In major track outside of ' NEW YORK, July 20. —While his home territory. 'He 'dug In fit •my daughter Mnry bejan comjictl-i "'o B"» and 1 minute nnd 51.3 sec- live diving at the nge of eight ends Inter he was nn International nnd : finished nlnlh in Ihe 1932 figure. Olympic, ti>outs. 1 should llko to July 4 saw Wotxlrufti coinpetlnj tell mothers of chump- in lh c imllonnr A.- A'. : U. ; 'hieet"nf ions, for (lieh own peace of mind, Princeton, ire wns .whipped ^lint it Isn't worthwhile lo launch cvmrley lieethnm. Oliio • Slnlc'.s a' child's nthlcltc career loo early, sterling Imlf-inller hiul lo cover -,Iii my opinion, a swimmer with Ihe 800 inclcre In 1:50.3 to lick jeoinpctitlrc abilltv s-hould not en- Woodrulf. Johnny was Just n step ijer meeU until slie \s IG A fanc> behind and coming fast, 'diver might begin n jcnr earlier, j nia?.ln' Hen Kaslmaii was placed jCJ'Thcic ale loo mnnv heailnche j In the same (rial heat with Wootl- Mnvohcd when you loss a child nil! In file semi-final Olympic try- £Jijlo oignnlrrd nthlelics hefoie outs at Randalls island stadium on iSbe's out of graiumci rchool. You'July 11. Once ngaln Johnny dug 'tscrk and \\oik lo $Q top form for her nlong' in at lhc start, and this lime In linpotlant brcnslrd tlic tape onc-tenlli of n ihiect, nnd, after mouths of elfoit second behind the world record, •£he suddenly comes down with j covering Iho 800 meters In 1.40.0.' 'chlckcnpox, measles, or any one !,of the nilnienls common (o chll- •dicn. The following day saw Woodruff breeze through to triumph In the minis; The Stirling heal kepi his time .down, but ho won wlt'n- oilt difficulty .'with, a ercditabla mnvk : 0( 1:5 >- Beetham, Ills lone ^..The work of montns'cnn uo un" .done in n few days, and nil you 'fta^c lo show foi it Is n rn5c of. Billy , jangled iicncs and n leel-1 «°"9»eror, mis the uiifortunnle vic- dng of ullcr ho])ctcssness I f 1 "' °< a collision and fnllcd to Iln- >Biv Years—Then Ilrlc.n ;<•»! have ft sl<c-ycar-6ld dalightci, 'Helen, who can dive exceptionally 5'cll fiom n 35-fool tower. At piesent she shows moie natuial nblllty than Mary did nt flic same K&o— and I ici;ardcd Mniy ns a ptil'cl pindigy. But I don't Intend Jo* let Helen enter competition .lihtll kho is 12, al Icasl Tvllh nn Infant compelilivo diver -fc'lhnt of springboards. They me Adjusted foi gills weighing 125 pounds. When Mniy entered her -fiut meet she \vclghe<l only 50, nud It was difficult for her lo al- Inin •siiffiricnt hcleht She's still handicapped, ns loday she leninlns n comnctillie lightweight nt 82. Then thcic Is the subject of elements. A young girl can't adjust herself to n change in conditions as quickly ns an older rival. Mnry, for Instance, Is nccustomed io warm wnler nnd sunshine. Put In n colder, northern pool durini ish. Enstmnn i-nn .sixth In a field of eight. Hlarls us" Jumper and Shut i'ulter With 1 rjiwson Robertson to give him pouuers,- Woodruff has set the world mark of 1M0.8 ns his gonl : lu Berlin. The record Is held Jointly by Eastman and Thomas Ilninpson pioblem foi n mother ? r E'MSlnnd. who captured I'ho 1032 - • Olympic iuimbcr In Los Angeles; .Woodrulf started his career ns n high Jumper nnd shol putter. In 103t, his Junior year In cpn- •nellsvllle, Pa., high school, lie! reported lo Coach Joseph A. Lcrew. ftci., FAFM6I, a :b/DRII<SOtV~, -PJ.AC1L /is 'CHIEF HOPE OF UHCLF, SAM 8ERL/H-- --AVO STELLA WALMj COM^T, ivfio RUMS FOR POLAND CHALKED UP TUB. LLOWIn STANDARDS. M5CUS- /HI FEET 8-POUND SHOT style when n fellow lm s n slride like that darky's. No wonder Eastman, off to a bid start, gol discouraged chasing that black panther." ,, , "Woodruff is the most unorthodox and spectacular stricter I've ever seen," asserts Tom. Keaiie, I'ue Syracuse coach, who was disappointed by the failure of his pro- All expert judge of 'running -talent I le se, Eddie O'Brien, lo survive llic •• ' '' Iryouls. "WoLxlrulf is as imortho- •Lci-eiy • sriw I lie makings of. a ehampion middle dislnucc runner In the lad. arid persuaded him to give up the Idea of Jumpino nnd tossing Hie iroii ball. : , The ebony ".'youngster''.stood 0 feet 3 Inches nnd weighed no pounds then. He .measures nnd weighs the same now. weather, she ccitaluly \\on't Woalrulf wns an overnight phe- I nomenon"ln western Pennsylvania be at her best. It's my .nun belief Hint swimming leaches gnls good sjioits- iiin.mhip and clean Hung. 1 leal- Ize—nnrt lhej'\e told me as much —that many of our present-day" stais aic inclined to believe just the opposite. But that's their fault. Some of the girls fonn Jealousies and spend much of their time bickering. Miss Rawls Fed Up. . One of our gnl champions told ;me the other day that no chll- dicn of licrs would cnlci the competitive swimming innks. I replied that she was not yet rendy to speak on the subject, and for thai mntter didn't now what she wns talking about. 'A girl who starts swimming nt 10 should be ready to relire from compelttion tit 22 Six years me enough for anybody. Kalherme Haw Is is sick and tired of the game now. She's been swimming scholastic i\cw county His lengthy He ..established nnd. district records, strides, : -tremendous dox as jeise Owens Is sinoMh. 1 Prom l»or family, Woodruff had no personal funds for his (rip lo Germany. Connellsvllle friends A neighboring ..competition, Woodrutr has the world at his feet. It would. not be surprising to see the big fellow romp home a came to his rescue. newspaper Tielped. Young in big time . lighting Coca Cola bunch • was overdue, nnd with the poor :gnme out of their systems, Ihey should settle down lo winning, routine again. They recently won six in a row after losing the. first three. Mary Lon Whittle Ls slated to face the' Laundryltes and likely will be" opposed by Evelyii' "Harry" McDanlel,' the Lu.xorn 1 high : school girl .who has mannerism much like a boy. Evelyn has hurled.two games and was the laser in both. A tendency .lo weaken In; the closing Innings has proven her down- Mary Lon's record Is five . and two losses. The.- straw' ner record. Berlin a new world '•> and diving since she \\ns 10, nnd that was nuie jcais ngo. Of course, the chance of nn , speed, and abundance of slamhia carried him across the line n victor' lime aflcr tlinc In district tournaments. In 1335, Woodruff leaped into the national limelight In scholastic sports. He was selected on the nil- America scholastic track learn due lo his exceptional time of 4:23.4 on tno Pittsburgh track |n a western Pennsylvania meet. This mark stands ns the nation's best for schoolboy milers. * • • * ' Woodruff IMurns to Unorthodox Style Woodruff entered Pitt last full. Carl Olson, the "vnrsity conch, vl- sioned an Olympic jirosucct lu Ihe 21-year-old freslimnn. He ran him as a 220-yard nnd 440-yard man to develop Ills speed and then raced him In the half-mile and mile to develop his stamina. In training with the Pitt varsity Gussie Blackhurn , -Returns: '1 fall. wins'; . . berry -blonde is 'rated, one" of the oiilslniidhig hurlers In the league. Coca .Cola iuvnriably comes through with one, big 'inning, when Ihey ; score more, llmii enough runs ' to' win. Agninst Apr nlcbamu recently ' .they com\}etl fourteen times in n single frame. Olympic trip is n tremendous line | Iniddlc dlsUlncc 'ninncrs, Johnny that keeps many girls in the ca for one or two more j ears. But it's hardly worth while when mere thought of competition becomes boring. And girls who slarc me • lllrarillW y was victorious. ^Olson attempted to chnngc Ihe "—'-••"'- off too joung be'come bored. are the furst to Today's Games Southern r^agne Nashville at. Birmingham. •Only' game scheduled. National League Open date. i Open dale. Open dale Arkansas League Woodruff's style. The shift slowed up the big fellow and the Pitt tutor permitted him to return to his unorthodox form. He runs with liis head thrown back, breathing through his nostrils. He lms never appeared tired after n rnce. ."Woodruff has the longest stride I've ever seen on a tinman being,' says Nate Cnrlmell, former Olympic coach. "Chuck Ilornbostcl Is no mincing stepper, but the Hoo sier was inking ihree strides lo Woodruffs one ns they came dowi the home stretch In the fliml tryouts. "Woodruffs form violates all I'ni copytook rules, but who cares to There arc 05 aqtive .volcanoes ill' existence today. Baseball Results ' Southern League Memphis 8-15, Ijittie Hock 1-3. • ChnUnnoDgnt 2-1, Knoxvills 1-2 •New OrleansL 10-J,- Atlantn 5-fi. Nashville 8, 1 ''Birmingham 0. Chalks U With 3-to. I -Triumph Over Newport l!y J. I'. I'HIFNI) OSCEOLA, July 20—Ernest Bln?- ham, league leading pitcher, hurled well In the pinches here Sunday, beating Newport, 3-1, lo boost the it Is reported. Osceola Indians back Into nrsl place In the Northeast Arkansas League. In chalking up hl s thirteenth victory ol the season as compared to three reverses, Blngham yielded bill seven hits, five singles and n pair of doubles, but was In several tight spots. His mates came to his rescue, however, with fast lidding especially wi!re the Wllllains brothers, Oeno and Hoyce, helpful. The younger member 'nnd nine assists and two putouts without am error, Atlanta started two double plays ati/1 W as Nashville in the middle of another. The Inst Birmingham ended the game. .Skipper Roycc Chattanooga was In nil three twin killings, had New Orleans five putouts and six assists. ! Lilllc Hock Out Guts Callaliii'n I Knonvlllc .. was given ,B trial, by hitting a single, double and Iriple, driving in two runs. 'Hie feud and rivalry that exists between Jonesboro and oseeola over the lighting system Is expc-ct- i-il to-llai-B up wnen the Indians an.l Giants clash Here Tuesday and Wednesday In a two game scries. Osceola has strenuously protested the lighting plant at Jonesboro, and lias a game under protest now. They were the first to meet the Giants under the nrcs and were beaten, 5-0. Hilled a week laler for t'iie after-supper hour, they refused to play, Ihe game being switched to the afternoon. How- VlecL In Feature Match Tonight; Becker Poole In Prelim and . ever, Improvements have been made nnd the vision Is much bettei T now, Southern W. I,. Pet National I.cajitr ' SI.'IiOiils' 8-7, Boston 1-2. Chicago 2-1, Philadelphia (first game 11 innings). Brooklyn 4, Pitl-sburgli 2. New York 4-2, Cincinnati 3-3. Ed cnllnhan, who pinned the Indians' cars down last Tuesday, 15-1, allowed but one nil "In 5 2-3 innings, n triple by Mnbry following a base on balls to Qeuc Williams in lhc third, when suddenly the Indians attacked with fury, and after It was all over Mr. Callahan was sent to the shower mid a Mr. Sutherland was in his place. It was this same Williams kid who slarled it. He blasted a fast ball to the centerfleld fence and pulled up at Ihhtl, though he could 'nave made 'another sack. Signalgo rattled the boards in left'field with n triple, and Mabry slammed another drive in the snme direction. H wns all for "Chesty." Manager Tnorpe Hamilton scooped up Rucker's hard smash and threw 'iilm out. Inspired by the sensational support, Ilingaam took a new lease on IVio mound. 1 Starting wilh the fiflh only eight men faced him until T. Murphy singled through' the box wilh two away in tlie seventh. Sutherland sliced a hardionc to left. Mabry, nfter a hard run,.got his hands on the ball but couldn't hold it, and it went for a double. Murphy scored with the lone.Cardinal Memphis Chicago St. Louis .. New York . Cincinnati . Boston Philadelphia Brooklyn ... .lil .55 .49 .47 .45 .42 .38 .33 .573 .521 .511 .474 .451 .4 IS .415 .Olli W. I,. Pel 53 31 .031 53 33 41 42 41 4G .41 .45 ..42 .41 .33 .30 .517 501) Rex "Tex" MoMey, the skilled wrestler .vtm Ainarlllo. Texas, will be out for revenge tonight In his match with Morris "Ike" Ulcomlield, Ihe Jewish Strong boy from Brooklyn. They will head the weekly grappling card of tiio | American Legion, in Ihe open air arena al the Hut on South Secand street. Pete Becker. Hie (Jenrgia Corn Cracker, will take on an old favorite, Uce Poole, a widely • traveled young man, in (he curtain raiser, which will gel under way promptly ill 8:30. Matchmaker and promoter Clarence Holder has . hilled both mnlclira for ninety minutes apiece, Iwo best fulls out of three. A few weeks ago Moliley had niooniflcld on Ihe brink of defeat, wilh a rolbig racking chair split, only to full a victim of his own carelessness, and "throw himself," thinking they were taiiRled wilh the-ropes. Since then he has been seeking a return engagement willi intentions ol try-v ing to erase that unfortunate dc- eat The match was battle, and one of ever staged here. .471 53 .388 55 .353 scientific '< the cleanest Bloomflcld has American I.ea^iir Chicago 11-8, Philadelphia 5-2. New York'10-4, St. Louis 3-5. Cleveland 11-5, Washington'3-9. Boston 12, Detroit 3. --.-' - : Nortlu'ast Arkansas League Osceola 3, Newport t. = . , Paragould S; Carulhersville 2. Jonesboro G, Batcsvillc. 5. Stock Soars Higl ni'-J.'P.. FRIEND.:!' Gussie Blnckbnny -ihe speed morclmnt who thrilled tho'.'soft- Jiill fnns with three" well .pitched Sanies early ' In Ihe "season; Will ngaln toe the rubber for Jn'ck Appteuaum's Store, tonight ngnlnst Hit Wn Cleaners 'In 'the sccoiui jnme of the Girls' Softball double iiendcr. ' ; Coc.i Cola .Bottlers, -who snap- iied lhc sensational winning streak 3f Nu Wn, Friday "behind the four hit pitching of Mary Lou Whittle, fnces the hnpless Blylhe- villc Steam Laundry.In the opener, slnrting nl 8 p. in. . The Nu Wn board of strategy, composed of Mrs. Frances Secoy, manngcr, nnd conches "Hop" Secoy and Clyde (Und) Wilson, -plans lo counter with their pitching star, Sadie Slamey, who lias won six and lost twp,' :and believe they have an even cliimce to win. They point out that Othelr loss . to n ..Read Courier'News Want Ads. run. ! , Harris led off with a hard single 1-4 • In the eighth, but the next three went oul In order, Signnigo grabbing Hamilton's hard drive for the third out. . ' [ l>imt>lc 1'liiy Knii, It 'Bingttam wnitctl o.lenbiiry. Fil's| miller, baiting for Gordon, forced him. Gene Williams made a try 1 for a double play but.tripped over Ihe bag. and'••threw loiv. Kelley made n nice pickup. T Murphy cracked on e to Gene and the game _was over, G. Williams to R. Williams to Kelley. John Mabry signaled his return lo the lineup alter two days on the bcnfh while Smith, a recruit, Atnem-an New York . Cleveland .. Uoslon Detroit .... Chicago Washington Philadelphia St. Louis .. l.cague W. It Pet. 53 30 .053 .....49 39 .557 48 40 40 .....45 . .28 ..27 .53!) .535 320 .318 NordiKisl Arkansas League ' Osceola Newport Caiuthersvillc Batesvillc ... Jonesboro . Paragould ... <J 8 5 5 5 ...4 Pet. /ft!) .087 .417 .417 .417 .333 KLKCTUIC ACRTYI.ENE WELDING AT BEST PRICES PROMPT SERVICE Barksdale Mfe Co, PHONE 19 Wrecker Service - Gas OPEN ALL NIGHT PHHJ.TPS SKUVICK CENTER Phones 177 - 810 Bef nn Yon Bay Any. Outboard ,- See the NEPTUNE''..;' Z II. P. VAC • Single Cyl. V^'-' (Other Sizes lo 10 H. .P.) HUlilURO TIRE & HATTERY CO. IIM AN Y WEATM E R ( Now Contracting Fall Acreage Beans See Blytheville Canning Co. Blytheville,Ark. the edge in strength, being former professional weight lining champion—but Moblcy has an advantage in height, and weight. Both nre strictly scientific, nnd depend on their skill lo bring results. Caruthersville And |s| Jonesboro Teams Win |f A home run by Carl Porter $! Joncsboro catcher, in the eighth .N liming, enabled tne Giants to de- ''" frat the Dalesville While Sax, 0 to 5, at Jonesboro in a Northeast Arkansas league game yesterday At Caruthcrsrllle the Pilot's dropped a 5 to 2 decision lo the Paragould Rebels with former manager Collier of (lie Hebels sinking out 10 Carulliersvillc players. COOLEST SPOT IN TOWN! Time Miiy Eleanor Whifney- nnd Rolici 1 ! Cum mines in Three Cheers For Love' Faitiniounl \' c «-s ami March of Time —Admission— Ma'.'nre—10 ft 25<:—Wilh Ic- Tax Niglil—10 .t 35r—Willi lr, Tnv ij ii TUKSDAY. .HJ[,Y 21, liANK NIGHT The .Tones Family in Fatter* UN YOUR VACATION, remember this: You ran get "strictly fresh" cigarettes, anywhere in the U.S.A., by asking for Double-Mellow Old Golds. It makes no difference whether the air is damp or the sun rays hot and dry , no climatic condition affects the contents of that "double-Cellophane" wrapped Old Gold package. Two jackets of the highest quality moisture-proof Cellophane bring you |' p Old Gold's prize crop tobaccos in the very pink of smoking condition. Bring you real factory-fresh cigarettes, whether you buy (hem in BarHarbor, Maine, or Painted Post, Arizona. Wilh .Icri Proiily. Shirley J)canc. 8prin<r iiyington and Kenneth Howcll A slcry Kulrrlain cuui'ily. of nlatic ciazy lioy. inc rnmanre, drama and A family r.iclure: Selected Shorts [• —Admission— I Miil-'ncc—10 ,t 2»r—With Ic T;il Shi—10 .t 35c—Wilh Ic T.i.v —COMING SOON— I AT TIfK KIT/ j "Tin: WII1TK ANGKI." with Kay J Prancis and Ian Hunter. , -i-ri:tl Jl.idiifglil Show, Snlurdir i i July 2Slh. \.AK 'R1DI! OF THE MAKINGS" >vitl, Ij Charles Uickfprd anil • l-'lon-nct T I! id- ' 'i Established 1760 P. S. Yes, indeed! That "DoMe-Moncij.Bnck'- oflcr is still open. Good Ibr 30 dnys from loday. INNER JACKET OF "CHIOPHANE" Opens from lh« Top "Plum; Chili-It Ilicc. 'TOOK MTTLK BIC'H CilHl,," \viJh Shirley Tfmpli* nnd Alice PIIST. "EAItTlIWOKni T R A t'T <> K S,'. wilh .lor I-'. Hrou-n. "SlIXV," with Jean Harlo\v and I Frauchol Tone, l "RHYTHM ON THE RANGE" wilh Kins Crfuby. OHElvN' PASTURES" with Kcx Tngnini. ROXY Thursday - Friday CV. LxDUtdCo.. loe. OUTER JACKET OF "CEUOPHANE" Op«ni from Iho Bottom PWK CROP TOBACCOS +'»<"»DOlE S^ .Uilv 2;j - 21 Tlic life of Christ' A SinRimv and 'i';\]liii||v Picture

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