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.PAfifc TEN BLTTHEVILLE, (ABK-j COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 10, IZniiDMnS SEIIi IIZZT : BHITlPnCt Ark-Mo Shortstop leading Soft Ball Hitters With OT.778 Although they art far down the list in the title race, Klrby Bros, contributed the nominal bolting leaders ot the Commercial Sod Ball league, avenges for games played through Thursday, May 3. reveal. The figures were supplied by J. P. Friend, league statistician. R. Crawford, shortflelder and F. S«lib», & fly chaser, each sport H 1.000 awrage. Crawford I" his game against the Teachers rapped out three singles in as many trips while Sallba banged but a safely In his only try »t the plate. Both have been In but one game. Llk« All Pitchers When Max Baer 51coined Max . Schmeling last summer. Jack Demi> l*ey was positive tlw BuilerMy Bul- clierboy could knock Prlmo camera latter than p detwt^nte's hlus But plenty has happened since to cause ;he old champion to change MF mind. Drmpsey doubts that Baer car get in shape, »nd now qualifies his prediction by saying that he'll whip Tne swatting leader Is Earl "Izzy" Thomas, Ark-Mo rower. In two games the electric fielder has pcVed out seven hits in nine times it bat. for an average of .178. In rolling up his sensational streak TKoinas has treated southpaws and orthodox -fllngcre alike. Against ' Talmadge Huey, Hughes ace left- riandtr, "toy" singled twice and , propelled a prodigious clout, a la B»be Ruth for a home nm before he was stopped. Johnny Smotherman, Haynes 1 righthander, fared little better, being found for singles Jlie. first three times up. A cauglu foul fly nipped the rally but on his fifth attehipr Thomas slioi. ti fili single over second base. • Carl Ganske, Robinson ho', corner guardian, and Norman Bunch, »'hp does the stiortslopplni! for Pastime, co-leaders last week, found the going a little, lough. Caneke collected but three hits in two fames (o drop to .500. Bunch could garner but two In nine times at to a Ell HUE MIS' Longer "Weak Sister" Poor Player Wilh Curds He Blossoms Inlo Vici- Hitter Willi Phils OUS Big Boy provided he can do so. 1 "Bwr drinks, smokes and runs around too much," says the Man dclphla. especially Mau)»r. "He sllll doesn't take the land tout for the lowly I'hlllles " ..... ' ....... '•••"•-' BV JIMMY NEA Srrvlrr Sjiurls Willrr Pity ()«• poor clllwns u! I'liiia- - - think Prlmo can 1 don't ihlnk game seriously. I suspect that ihe success of his picture went lo his "But he can fight If he makes up Ills mind and buckles down. If he falls to do this, and Li nol in condition, Camera should win Ihe decision. I don't knock out Max. can knock out any half-lair fighter, but he boxes mighty well and can fight all night unless lie Is hit properly." ijempscy tonc|t«!es lite current relereelng tour at Memphis on May 15, after which he will move on to New York to lielp ballyhoo the Battle of'the Giants on June 14. Ancll Hoffman, manager of the challenger, insisted that he be cut In, so he Is to collect seven and a half )>cr cent for lending a hand in the steam-up. . The creator of tlie. mllHon-dollur gate now wears heavy black shell- rimmed spectacles and continually puffs' on a cigaret or a miniature cigar, a habit recently acquired. Thf Ait That Pirates Dempsey lakes half of Hie net receipts as a referee and averages fliO a night. He usually works Vllli wrestlers, who have built a new dodge around him The villain gouges, knees find el- have only one bull player OUT whom they can enthuse. He Is Kihan Allen, the renovated Cliu'mna'.i. New York and St. l/>uis «nllcld<T. Mini has lllled himself will) his We »'•>'• to within a few lilts of the loji of llie. National loop sluggers. If il hadn't been lor an iiia'Sdeiil lire Phillies mlRlit i-vrii !»• wltliu.r Allen as their M>lc i:au»' uf J»y It was only IhrmiKh ilw manaei-na sagacity of Jimmy Wilson tha Allen was brought from tin- Cards to Philadelphia. When Wilson was will I" I"' Phils to lake over the n-liis. it was reported there was .some lush feeling between Wilson mid Frankic Frisch because tlie former - .\rtH ftn'- bows his opponent, who makes It plain lo the customers that he Is doing his utmost to keep hLs tem- bat, his Average shrinking to a per and live up 10 the rules, but "mere" .011. • . . with Dempsey present ll Is unnec Call***? Lrtilni Sc«rer jessary for tlie bad man to be pln- .Scoririf'six-times in two games,'""' ' Marsh Callawiy jr., Robinson Drug, tta his tola! to nine to lead In the point making. Two mates. Rodery pnd Ganske, are right behind with «*y«n each.. Vemon Rimer, also of Robinson, is tied with Thomas. Ark-Mo Power, for hits, each having collected seven. .Dick Potter, Robinson manager, Is far ahead of the field in tola) ba.vs.11, and Is tied with March Callaway jr., in home runs with two. His two triples earned him »' tie with Buford Jeiikins in that department. Rodery (Robinson). Olqver (Pastime), «nd W.' Lutes (Hughes) have hit lyo doubles. Jimmy Smotherman, Pastime righthander, led the pitchers with' .three victories. Huey, Hugtiey, Is" credited with two wins . J, lUbbUM Hu .Best trade. Jack tikes care ot that, for nftcr (he rough hombre presses his rival's shoulders to the canvas, 1 votes an argument with , Despite. \ their loss' last. -week • to Pistiate, Rob'lnson retained their cVut> b«Hing. lead -with an. average o*--3».-TOeir-record sJwi-s. thlrty- hits '»nd- forty-eight runs. "• clouted out thirty-five safeli«\ !ri" }09 'offlcbt'.'t(meii "at bat for;a.perc«nl«j«. of "JJi; Pastime', however,, has: .dUplayed .the ' best club .defense..with,».fielding mark ot .980^ nirje points bette? than Robinson in second plaice. Those batting .300 or better are ••.follows: . R. Crawford tKlrby) 1.000; P Saiiba (Kirby) 1.000; Tlromas (Ark Mo> .778; H«rt»ick (Kirby) .Kl Clyde Lutes .(Hiigliesi .571; Peter (Liberty) .571; Edwards (Haynes .571; .-Louis .Applebaum (Haynes .647; Rimer" (Robinson) .538; Mor ga'n .(Kirty) .500; Qanske (Robin son) JOO; Glover (Pastime) .500 Atkins (Teachers) .500; Tyronn (Kirby) .500; J. Applebaum (Hugh es). .500; Potter (Robinson) .«2 Rodery.' (Robinson) .455; Aycoc (Liberty) .500; Wright (Ubert -SOO; Charles Lutes (Liberty) .500 W. Lutes (Hughes) .429; Scruggs (Liberty) .428; Cox (Liberty) .600; Bunch (Pastime) .417; Hunby (Klr- !>J) ..400; R. Haney (Klrby) .400; M.. Callawaf sr. (Teachers) .364; Hale (Robinson) .364; Smotherman iPaetlme) .384; g. Lutes (Klrby) .364; Barnes (Pastime) 333; Hunt iTeachers) .303; Craig (Teachers) 133; Marshall (Hughes) .333; W l-.e pro- Ihe referee. He winds up by making' a pass at Dempsey, who starches him like one of those old wing collars. This never falls to wow 'em. Until recently, Mrs. Dempscy. the /Winer Hannah WUUanus, altendcd most of th«se performances. They'd and tt trie door ami autograph hlngs for the folkG. Mrs. Dempsey soon became an ilegral jjart of the show. Once (hen tlw former tllleholder was laying a return date in a smal allfornla town ,hLs wife, havint rown tired of looking at wrestlers. eclded to sec a moving picture, ut the crowd shouted for the as. and was not silenced unill he.promoter' dashed 'over to the gotten by the cards' (rout i.tlkc in choosing a new manager lai.t year. It was.also ruinortd that l-'riscii's election had ivsulk'd in a rid In the ranks, Wilson being ihe chief dissenter. In the process of bitildliu; up hi' Phils. Wilson .scouted aromiil fc,r. a j punch In the untflvltl. »:id his eyes ell upon Allen. Kthan hadn't done i well by Ihe Cants in ism. h:iv- B hit only .241 In 91 games. Wilson, prob.tbly the alcher in tlie National loop when e played for fil. l/jiil*. knew Alk'ii mild play hullcr ball \vhen he was the lineup regularly. S» he nglnecrcd Uiu dual thnl weaned Mien uway from Frisch. Olher wise heads at the came lUt'ilioned the transaction, but 'iminy held his p-'nre :;iui proved ils point early In t:ic year, when. if;cr losing wen in n row, the "tillr came back ard lo-'k four out if five c"nlc:''j. chiefly because Allen's baL bt.c.rxc', :xj lu.iltly. Allen always wa> a rvli l;.i,vk, but his miijht at th-- pl-.u- was a bit liic-tlonnble until W;i;on sl'.o.'.ed •ncugh co ifl-ci!^e in him to make :'m a regular emp?OjC lu Ihe gar- leate r and brought her to the club - Tralni .Stritmsly lilhnu Allen . . ."pounds that new National League pill with such fervor thai he has tlevcloiMd from a weak ?ister wilh the stick, to 01: of the league's leaders . . . and the Phillies' cl::ef threat. . !!! rr GOLF ^^^^ fiu Arf Kron-r Jack Johason is now a moter in New .Jersey By Art Kreru pro- , and ' Says Denny Shute, British Ope In the lasl four .seasons, pin part time with Clndmmli. the Giants and tin; Cards, his attack had x?en woefully wetik. His average u 97 games played with Cliicin-, mil and New York in 1030 nu.s .aaa. I Jilt lie revived considerably after lie lad been swapped by ihc Itcds and. ll 1931, lilt .325. In 1932 the Glanls again put him on part lime, and ie dropped lo-.175. His brief career ai' St. Louis in 1933 again indicated lo Wlhou that Cincinnati ball swell game if hopes to bo as big a success in the I champion: "The short pitch sh. promotional Held as lie was in the I with a Big league ball clubs arc j cup is keeping an eye on the bat collections of players. . . Bludgeons cost from two to lour bucks each In golf." To play blinker between ball one of tlw hardest sho stance Is of short pitch, tl utmost importanc and the averse player thinks notli- I Begin by placing the feet so III unite' close togethe so than for other Iro 5 advisable to empli -I-don'fbelteve there is uny muse or Dempsey's apprehension In re »rd to Baer's condition. Tlie Liv erniore Laminar has Jusi turnei arid.a big, strong, kid can ena] out .of a lot of bad nights In hurry. Baer labors like a galley slave once he gets around to It. He trained like a lighter of the old school In preparing for Schmellitg, work- ng too hard. If anything. He relishes' boxing with capable sparring partners. I'll never forgel Mike Cantwell, the old-timer who passes for his trainer, standing over him as he lay flat on his back, and firing heavy medicine ball al his midriff. That went on for days over Ihe protests of numerous well wishers who realized that the practice could result in nothing more thai tearing the curley-halred Califor nlan apart. But Baer has his own ideas h regard lo training. When he firs entered the Garden four years ago to meet the late Emle Schaaf. I: was found bumping his noggii against a sle»rn pipe In the drew Ing'room. "How's Schaaf going to hurt in after thisj" he beamed. the University of hawk could play a allowed to take n rciiular turn at the plate. Just as one swallow doesn't make n summer, or keep a yuy in alcoholic bliss for a day. one ball iihiv- cr doesn't make a team. No matter how hard Allen toils in ihe o:it- eld 'and at Ihe plate, his dforls pimcnlly are In vain. : The Phils, even with fair such ! illeis as Allen In 1933. couldn't et anywhere. At ihe end of tne eason Chuck Klein and Virgil )avbi were running otie, two in Ihc landings, wliile Wes Srhnhnrr- ! ch uud Chuck Pullis were rii;bt on their heels. Allen won't make (lie Phils a prn- lant cmilcnder. but he will do credit to the judgment of Jimmy Wilson by proving he Is a real bull ilayer and not just an individual with part time ability. lily of havini! four or live for hLs | ^icy nri; private iisf. . . Colleges will slagc much more u po'.u tmirimmenl in the east in O ls. U June . . . with Yale. Harvard. I'rlnceton. I'enn Military, and Army as certain entrants. . . Present speed record of the Indlana|»ILs 500-mile aulo race is 104.102 miles an hour . . . sel by Lou Meyer last year . . . And the boys are confident they'll beat lhat on Decoration U.iy . . . Carnegie Tech has a plnl-si/ed halfback named Steve Tt rebus who's going lo be a lad worth winching this year . . . Judging from his performance as a sophomore in 19113. (Hughes) .333; Taylor .333; Caldwell (Ark-Mo Goodman 'Ark-Mo) 133; J. Adams (Ark-Mo) .333; F Adams (Ark-Mo) .333; Boone .'Haynes) .333: Crockett (Haynes) ,333; Kiamtr (Teachers) .300. Today's Games SOUTIIKKN LEAGUE Atlanta ut Memphis. ChrUlanooya at Birmingham. Knoxvilli 1 at New Orleans. Nashville at Lillle Hock. AMERICAN l.KAdllK Chicago nt New York. St. Louis at Washington. Detroit at Philadelphia. Cleveland at Boslon. Head Courier News Waul Ads. NOTICE Annual meeting of stockholders of Hlytht'Ville Cotton Oil Mill wil be held at 10:30 A. M.. Tuesday June 1-2. 1934. al office of W. A Cltujc & Company. Falls Building Memiihl.s. Tenu. Among oilier mat . ler.s (o be considered will be pro jKvsed change of By-Uuv provldln lor amendments of By-r,aw.s b rlitnlnalint,' therelrom necessity to i notice of proixxscu cnangc. i W. E. Gage. I Presidei I I. H. Fleming. Assistant Secrctur 1 8c Of Cleveland hit two homers Joi.nson got one. and TUEHEB MEET eavy Hitting Bruins Beat Dodgers; Browns Steal YjHiks Thunder The heavy hitting Chicago Cubs Osnnalo's Ilittin./ PilchiiiR end Featured; Kelley Wins Two Games Harry Kellev turned In the m>- nsunl smut o! v/innin? two enmes Small Admission To Charged Tonight Haynes Withdraws mped Into the Natlonaf league'in one ctav :is the MemiJlils Chicks !TI ad yesterday wliile D!77.y Dean uiffcatrd th. as hanging horsecollars on the I yesterday. Standings Nashville Volunteers York Cllanls for nine Innings, lie Ynnks ran into rough sledding gainst the browns, loeing by one un. Dean limited t!;e Giants to five its while his mates collected 10 f three Giant hurlers. The lalk- ive pitcher struck out seven. The ards scored all four of their runs i Use first three Innings. The Cubs beat the Brooklyn Xxiger.s In a free hitting aifair at hlcago. Seven home runs were acted during the battle including lows by Wilson, Cuccineilo, Cam- 'II, Juiges, Root. Boyle and Tay>r: The score was 10 to 9. Root was redlted with the victory and Perins -was charged wllh the loss. The Boston Braves beat the Cin- innati Reds 10 to 3 at Cincinnati. Ive Red hurlers failed to hold tlie 3raves. Whitney and Lee homered o swell the Boston score. Brandt >'as the winning pitcher. The Phillies won with a rookie itcher, Curtis Davis, showing them he way. Dayis held the Bucs to even blows while the Phils gol 11 iff Red Lucas. The Pirates had won five games before running iu- o the defeal. Boston's Red Sox defeated De- roit's Tigers 5 to 4 at Boston. The Tigers filled the bases In the seventh with none out but Ostenmiei- er wenl in and retired them without a rim. Rhodes was the winning pitcher and Sorrcll the loser. The Brownies of Rogers Hornsby Kelley liuileil ihe entliv first game find won. 5 to 2, then ciime brick lo rellovp Swnyw In the t'fc- ond Kiime and win. 2 to 1 over Sjyoce in a Ditching duel, The Chattanooga Lookouts trounced the New Orleans Pelicans 3 to 0 with Alex McCool hurling [lie McCool dirl not allow n hits off man to score despite 12 his delivery. Tlw Little Rock Travelers timnu'Ctl the Atlanla Crackers 7 to C al Little Rock. Frank Os- nnnto was the hero of Hie Travelers victory, Ills relief pilchini; holding ihe Crackers iu check and his clean hit in the tenth inning deciding the game. The Crackers ;corcd two runs in the tenth but .he Travelers came back to get .hree and triumph. W. Pastime 3 K. D. Hughes 3 Rcbluson 2 Ark-Mo 1 Liberty i Teachers 1 Kirby ] Haynes 0 PC:' i.oo;.- 1.001, .66 V ,50;.' .33"' .33' .251, .00' With the Commercial soft bal league running into financial dif ficnlties with the first half rao not yei half over admission will bi charged for the first time lunlgli when Robinson Drag meets Libert; CaxM Circcers and Ark-Mo Powe- company takes 0:1 the teachers. ;. Decision to charge a small fee foj witnessing the games was reac at a meeting of the executive ci mittee of the league lasl n which M - as otherwise featured announcement that Haynes 1 STANDINGS SOUTHERN Atlanta Chattanooga. Nashville Memphis — New Orleans Knoxville ... Birmingham Little Rock . LEAGUE W. U .. VI 7 ..12 7 ..10 8 ..11 9 ... 10 11 ... 9 U 13 15 Pet .B:K .K!2 .550 .550 .475 .4SO .403 .348 made before be played." Find Bulbs Expensive The league must find a way b;.£ Saturday If gate receipts do no-jj Insure sufficient income to post suf-j; ficlent funds with tlie high schoo|» .1 to cover cost of bulbs in the ex-tj-. pensive Haley Field floodlight ]nvv' out. part of which is used for thi'S night games. The burning out o^ two bulbs at Tuesday night's ganif .' placed an added burden on thi ' league and the cost of other po.ssi-:y ' Chicago .. New York Pittsburg VI. 14 . 13 12 . 12 10 . 7 . C . 4 Pel. .667 .650 .032 .COO ols. :iat is called an open stanc hich has the left foot draw from the line of pluy a bil' ore than, the right. On this . shm. one miist cut own on the- backswing. both. in he speed which takes' 'the club- ead back, nnd in the. oes to the rear. The shot should lilt firmly, with no attempt in'de to lift the ball. :amc from behind to score five rims in the ninth Inning and beat the NATIONAL Yankees 9 to 8. The SI. Louts club flole the Yankees' thunder when they pulled the last mlnule rally Two were out when the Brown scoring began. Babe Ruth and BilliSt. Louis .. Dickey hit homers for the Yanks i Boston Clift got a homer for the I Brooklyn Browns. Hemsky got five hits to Philadelphia : lead th eBrown attack. Knott was Cincinnati the winning and Uhle the losln" P' tcht r. AMERICAN The Chicago While Rox defeated | the Washington Senators 8 to 1 at New York Washington to celebrate the nam- j Washington in? of Jimmy Dykes as t!:eir new I Boston pilot. Gaston held the Nats to three! Philadelphia hits. The White Sox collected 13 Cleveland blows. Linke was the losing pitcher ! Detroit Philadelphia's Athletics trounced St. Louis the Cleveland Indians 5 to 4 at Chicago PhiUdelphte. Kline was Ihe win-i • i ing pitcher and C. Brown t^c los- j The town of Earlington. Ky.. r. The winning run was scored in i has two' fire chiefs, one for day I he' tent hinning after Cleveland and another for night duty. Each ] led the score in the ninth. Hale I gets $50 a year. ble bulbs losses • will have to D4 .' underwritten by the league in form acceptable to high school au-:;;J l.EAGUF. W. L. 13 11 10 10 8 8 C thorities before use of the systenltl can continue after tonight, it '' EI understood. To Speed Up Games The executive committee lasj .520'night voted to allow each team hji 3CS the circuit to place one high school! .316 [senior on its roster but no more .'211: An effort on the part of Potier' j Robinson manager, to have thtjj number unlimited, was voted downiji The "delayed" delivery of Pet. .684 .550 .52U , . Shar-Jj lie" Scruggs. Liberty hurler. cameij] In for discussion also, resulting In.HJ a vote to give the umpire entire n .520 | discretion to speed up the game. .500 ^ii^i. .500 .:i53 .313 Vow Understands Why Gly-Cas Get So Much Praise L. G. MOSS Blytheville's Cut-Rate UNDERTAKER Why Pay A Bis Price? Mr. AVnoldriilRe Relieved of 12 Years Suffering After All Other Medium's Had Failed to Help Him. "I was so discouraged being so thin, run down, and worn-out all the time, and could find nothing to help me until I was finally persuaded to give Gly-Cas a trial- it was wonderful," said Mr. W. T. Wooldridgo. Route 3. Blytlieville, NATIONAL LEAGUE • Boston'»t Cincinnati. Brooklyn tt Chicago. Mew York at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh. And because Camera slcpjx'd o Lougliran's lect he's been havin his young brother. Buddy, who as huge as tlie champion, step on his. Baer isn't Inking any chances He's going in there trained from thr top of his head lo the soles of his feet. Saltwater gnats, smallest of Hy- ng insects, once choked the car- >uretors of an army bombing plane and forced it to land. NON-SKID SPOT PAD TRUSSES The Perfect Rupture Holders I SEE OUR FITTER NOW CoosulUUon and Advice Free. We h»w a ipecial type for your , rupture! Dnur Co., Inc. * KriB M. FOR SALE Laredo Soybeans $2 per bushel Mammoth Brown $1.50 per bustel MooreBros. atjofo was a Famous Host in his day —and the hotel which b«ars his name maintains his reputation Hm't Mis* MKMnns COTTON CARNIVAL "South'* Greatest Tarty" May 16. 17, 18, 19 rrte Parkin? in • In modern Hotel Giycso the Hospitality c f tho Old Soulh and t'-.e cc-ve-ience of the re.y join to mala your s'ay c'o.ibu-cjWo—and me-nc::- bl«. "Famcus for fino f.-_ •— sir.ce 1842" Rates as low as H OT *1 50 THE GREATEST TIRE GOODYEAR EVER BUILT New ALL-WEATHER EL &4-t ^.s M e m p h T s ONE CF THE FAMOUS HOTELS o! THE SOUTH Homo of Radio Station W M G MR. W. T. \VOOI.T>RIDGE well known local farmer. "I could never enjoy my meals knowing the terrible attacks of indigestion I would have afterwards. My foods soured, would become short of bicath and so nervous I was confined lo ted at times, Rheumatism sellled In my hip and crippled me unlil 1 could hardly walk at limes. But Oly-Cas wasted no time In helping me once I gave it a chance and today it Is easy for me to understand why so many people ore praising this new remedy—It deserves it. Why my stomach and bowels were legulaled almost at once and even that dreadful rheumatism has been relieved. It Is wonderful that suf- . medicine has given me my old pep. I am able to work, stronger and feel better in rvery way." Oly-Caj, is sold by Klrby Bros Drug Co., Blythevtlle, and by tl! leading drug stores In surround Ing towns. —Adv I lorlng people can get c ! like Dibs Qly-Cas. It And here's the GOOD NEWS This marvelbus new' G-J All-Weather with itsmany advantages over any other tire on the market coats you nothing extra.' MORE Non-Skid Mileage! • Come see this brute-for-punishment — this great new "G-3" that Goodyear has built, tested, proved out under terrific abuse, to more than offset the harder wear put on tires by today's fast-stepping, fast-stopping automobiles ... 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