The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 25, 1936 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 25, 1936
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SATURDAY; JULY 25, 1936 ,New $4,000,000 Stadium, Buildings, Village Rea'"•• dy for Olympics. EDITOR'S. NOTE: This is lliu firsl of llirrc articles preview- tag (he Olympic Gamrs. t * * * ' P> NFl Service .' BERLIN.—Preparalion on a scale never before allcmpted by a hos' ^ natlcn has been (he aim of cier- ^many as Berlin r begins its colorful and lunn'ltuoiis welcome to the. world oil the occasion of tip • IJllv Olympic Games. '"/Based on what already 1m been de-lie and what is contcmr-l'U'd in, , the "way of lavish i crept ion and "handling, the 1936 Olvmpl<.<> will ue Ihe biggest anil most nrcfulj-/| planned program of Us kind yel | goffered. .i,Morc- than 53 competing na- tlcins and !KOO athMCs are (lie 'chief eliaraclcrs in Ihe show, but the supporting "cast 1 of iragnl- .flcent sjiorl bi'lldliiBi:. quarters fo.- .iVisIling. alh]e(Q,s, and the, general atmosphere and activity In Beilin is fully as vast. Gertnany's Olympic City BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS j Moody _Stops Billiard Artists' Top Late; Grocers Drop Hectic Battle." Pastime retained Us' newly oc- |:cek at [he ultra-modern and picturesque Olympic Village in .. » .,.„>• „-. ,i,bi. (hc ttoo<li > ° r Uoebeilti', noai Bcilin, 15 minutes'from Ihe Helch The mammoth new stadlnn. for S]>ort Field, which houses Ihe 5,500 athletes representing more thin le irack nnd firlrl pv^nti uic ' en » n n' n , . ,1 ^ W nations in the Olympic Oanies the track and field events was constructed at a cost of more than S4.000.000 It accommodates 100,000 spectators. The swimming, pool foi the aquatic events Is surrounded by seals foi 18.000 people, and (he field devoted to pclo covers more than 25 acres: The 1 * figuice t r ne a rough idea of Ihe slxe of the Olympic layout. So vast Is (he entile plimt lhat a totnl of 508.000 •speclilois mav be comfortably accommodated oil the Reich Sport r'ield. Village nulit for Atbfoles Aside from the aclinl athletic giGinnls, beautiful nnd spacious ' gymnasia, linlnlng Ilelds. pools, and; auditoriums dot . Hie landscape In this minutely delnlled area Just n few miles outside Berlin. Nothing has been left undone to insure complete ncccavuocla- tlous for the visiting athletes HIP Oljmrlc Village, built to hoii'e the thousands of uciforin- ers from all ovci tlic woild, lies -'among a sciles of smill hills sis rmles from the stadium The 150 dormitories' built lo shelter the 5010 athletes aio the last \vord in modern decoration anil con, \cnience 1 f ' The German Olympic orgcnik- • ing committee has leen so thoi- ihat athletes from the va rious countries will not. want: tor tlmlr native dishes, as the camp rcstsunaiit lias n stall of cooks large enough to give almost Individual attention to the. \vnnls and desires of each gioup. ' Shops of all sorts, a bank, ino- \ies, ils own Eamlnry, phmiblng. ' and refrigeration sen Ice interpreters, and \\hatnot. all are part of the village "A selected staff of 150 nelehs- nehr officers has studied for two jcars, so lhat Ihcy might abls ccndiTt themselves as guides and ^ interpreters '.Every Comfort of Home •.•Provided Tlie orginl/ing committee Ims gone to csticmcs In preparing these quaiters For the Americans there is a special soda bar, where Yankees mity get then Ice cream, toft drinks, chewing gmn, etc., just as they did at the corner drug store at home To make the Finns feel tit home, a special steam balh, a big part of evciy Finnish athlete's training routine, has been built. Nor.has of Berlin lagged behind in civic and ailistlc preparation. The thousands of visitors Who have flocked to the German capital have ample opportunity ; to.. Indulge in other pleasures besides the games Festivals, pageants, concerts, and op- :era.are important parts of the carnival spirit which prevails. Hotels, cafes, and night clubs are -playing to overflow crowds, and : every effort;- imaginable is being made to handle the visitors with as much facility as |»ssibie '.Small won(Jer that German> claims the most complete preparation for- any of the modem • Olympic Games Nothing has been left nndone to make the program—for athlete : "and spectator alike—as nearlj pcrfest ns possible .Germany seeks the title of the :wqrld's ideal host, and with the cultural and alhlctic program it has; planned nnd completed, the title may be well deserved when the Ojmplc Games have been concluded. Business ahvajs'is nomlshlni? at the soft dunk bii In the Olympic Village Hcic are inembois of the Japanese and Pcmvi'an squads cementing Iheh nc\vly-fouml friendship with refreshing drinks Note the cleclilcal ilmlcr on the right Baseball Results . SonlTifrn T^a^ne Knoxville* 7, New Orleans 3. Night games: Nashville 11, Memphis 5. Little Rock at Challanooga. Atlanta G, Birmingham 2 All National f/cagve games 'rain. American Leajrae Boston 7, Detroit 4. Cleveland 16, Philadelphia 3 Washington 10, St. Louis 4. - Only games scheduled. r s Osceola 13, Batesville 3. Jonesboro 13, Caruthcrsvllle 7, Ne»port 12, Paragould 0. , steam baths play an. irn- h k r '" l1 : Crftral " 1 " 8 ot »»»W. slalwarls. Here is an arti lake surrounded by trees In the Olympic Village, with a balh ing pavilion for (he Finns.' Today's Games Southern T.f.ifnr Memphis at Chattanooga. New Orleans at Atlanta. Birmingham at Knoxville. Little Hock ,al Nashville. National Ix-acnf Chicago nt . Philadelphia. SI. Louis at Boston. Cincinnati at New York Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. American league Boston at Detroit. New York at Chicago. Philadelphia at Cleveland. Washington at' St. Louis. Nnrthwit -Arkansas Lcanre Open date,' , Reforestation Progresses In Superior Reservi ELY. Minn. (UP)—Grub 1'oe have replaced the as in the VT mtlion ranger dislrlct. of the Sit perior National forest. All Mint rc'nains of Ihc majes lie pines that once grew on th shores of Lnko Vermilion are de caj-ing stumps. Between thes wooden mounds CCC wo.'kers hi planting new trees. A century from now t!mVn> asnin will be available (j fee sawmills such as those' that one operated at Wlnton. Virginia an Cloquet. Tlic refnrestallriii of dc nudcd areas is one of the riaio projects on the Superior. thc by at quired undisputed lead In' Commercial Softball league defeating Famous, 11 to o Haley Field last 'nlrtil. in (he other game of (he douWeheader Phillips Motor company/ okcd out 11 M lo 13 decision over Mc- Mitllin's Grocers .In n hectic tattle of hits nnd errors,' " '- Pivithne's ; rbrmldiibie batters drove John Holland,' ace •. hurler of the . Applobaum aggregation frcm the moiuid ih .ihe fourth inning, scoring nil of Us n runs In.the first four stanzas.''-Moody went lo Ihe mound willi /two out In Ihe •.fourth nnd slopped 'astlme cold, : allowing but one ilt and hurling .scoreless ball Ihc of (he ron(e. - Dan Warrlnglon kepi IT Fnm- I'.s hits well scattered to breeze hrough to an easy, victory afler Is males -gave him a coininnnd- ig lead, .-'••• Pastime .counted two runs in he flisl one in the second, foui the -third ; and four more hi he fourth Famous got two In he second, two In ihe third nnd le each In Ihc sixth and sev- ith. Barnes and aiovei 'hit homeis or Pasllme and Barnes also con- •ctcd"witli n tilplc ihe Pas- Imeis mad.e 13 hits altogether Plillllis' victory ovci McMullin as a p»isonal liiumpli (01 motheiman, MotoilsLs liinici lit rove In the winning run in the cvenlh inning with one avvas Us long fly to the -outfield The dikdik, or royal antelope Is IX3NDON - Onl. (UP) — Ti ™ smallest known Vnmi t ' T. ycavs as °' Chnrlcs Taylor inst drl w*. more than 12 inches nnd '' a naUve °< ™* lamps he bought at that li :alle , 1 tw 1101 bled a teammate lo score fro'. ( ' raw " >B "I 0 colci Hlnl Haynes and Lewis. John Iloxborough, his manager, lakes no secret of the fact that l.ouis was beginning lo acquire a slightly inflated cranium prior to •jumping Into Scliincllng's Jarring -Hit hand. - . "Maybe the knockout by Schme- iiii! was all for the best," says lioxberough. "Joe reached a point where he was giving orders/instead of taking them. He »ot so that lie fitted his .work (o his moods." '•'•'. ':'•'..., Max Baer , would be vastly more suitable us-riir opponent'for Louis lhan Sharkey. And how does Jacobs and Ihe -Hearst newspapers' lirinc fisht deportment expect the younger crop, Eltore, Haynes, where unless .Iliey are given an opportunity?'.'.surely,-'-Louis' Isn't drawing the 'color line against hiid Phillips was foicul to come fioii n m the rc.ii to tin' liocers McMnllin scored sis ins In Ihe first thice Inning, hllc PhUhps was making but wt> off Eubinks nnd added three 101 e In the fAn lh for nine rum 'hlllips icoicd five in it& half f the foiiilh, added four in the fth -for.11 runs. McMullin slim aek inlo the lead with Una mis ' In the sixth but 'Phillips dded two In its half to', keep slight edge in (he iiip and tuck attic. Then (he Motorists : connt- thc winning run in their half f the seven ih on Smothcrnwn'u oft. Phillip'; made 10 hits and Mc- Hullin 13, vvliilo each leaiii con- rlbuicd si\ errois lo (he enatic • nail 1 By Harry Gray son Sharkey has nothing with which :o worry Louis now. At his host. :he lllghty sailor couldn't prove whether the Negro could weather i healthy, jaw jolt, which is still the biggest question in regard to the nark Angcl. ; despite the .conclusive proof furnished by- Sclnnel- ing. It is. hard lo believe that Louis lost enough 'stuff in one smacking around, to run second lo a has-been who never was loo much. So why Sharkey? Food is siphoned 'through long,' p crrv nnd Clark singled in thn b,Ttermcr mkS b> ' S ° mC Specl6s -° r ,f e ™ llll .,'for Batesviile; Perry go- NEW YORK—The Joe Louts- Jack Sharkey thing, listed fqr Yankee Stadiuin, Aug. IB. is a nisei-able , piece of matchmaking. t is Mike Jacobs' first mistake since (he old ticket scalper stapled out as front man for the Hearst newspapers' prize fight rte- lai'tiuent. Pairing Sharkey with Louis h a step backward. .Why di<j up the shopworn sailor when there are yoi-ng fellows like Al Ettore. Leroy Haynes, Andre Lenglct, and John licnry Lewis''lying around Handy? Why not make Louis ackle one of those who came up with him? Record books show lhat Sharkey will be 3-1 years of age In October, and many who know him quite well suspect that he is considerably 'older. The gob couldn't wrap three punches together with baling wire when he laid down and played dead when be was alleged to have been struck by Primo Camera's pi'sh punch In the sixth round in 1933 It is a sure gamble that all ol the tears will not be. spilled by Sharkey In Yankee Stadium. Aug. 18. The customers arc likely to get sentimental with remorse after plunking down cash to witness one of boxing's ootstnndina mismatches of (lie century. World Champion Oplimisl _.icobs says Hint (he savage bal- lle will gross more • lhan $300.000 which qualifies the 40th Direct ducal dealer as the world chain pion optimist. Sharkey never was a satisfac lory performer even In his hey dcy. For a fellow who turned one languid exhibition afler Sharkey's fifth in a most' unimpressive ccincback campaign it Is likely to be his 'last. One more Ijcod ' chunk of dough' is: an the old Ileanlown crying man has l:cen angling for and it looks as though he's hooked his quarry wllh the Louis shot. Sharkey threw kisses at the crowd the night Camera ironed him out with lhat phantom .upper- ci t. The promoters should have taken ihe bluejacket at his word nnd permuted him to remain b=- hlnd lib! Boston bar. There Is so little excuse for pairing Sharkey with Louis that the more suspicious wonder if, after all, it Is true what they whisper about the promoters or someone owing the leerinj Lithuanian .y.incthing and paying the debt after three long years. The >>a- iruis managed ,-(o sdTggle along without Sharkey In (he Interim Ijy the way. : ..- •'.- •• . ' • '*. *' *•• . : Sharkey No Test for l.ouls l.ouis may require a little help In his next start, although hardly i as much: as Sharkey can be' iinled upon to give him tlic nnt 1 , ' Clmm ' )lo » ls I hear that Smoky Joe, Dadly , by his knockout by Max Sclmiellng, hasn't been re- Hionding lo the curfew as promptly as did. McLean Holds Opposition in Check, Mates Pound Two Hurlcrs. BV J. f. FKIKM) OSCEOLA, July 25-The Osccola Indians fattened their batting averages atMhe expense of two BalesvIHe' pllchers, here yes- lerday, easily defeating ihe White Sox, 13-3, to sweep the two game set. Led by Gene Williams and Al Signaigo with three hits apiece, the Northeast Arkansas league leaders poimded Douglas Harkey and L. C. Burgess for . sixteen lilts. Signaigo had two doubles Paul liucker and Williams one apiece. James' (Babe) Ballard, Signaigo and Rucker laced out triples, ( . Jim McLean did the : chunking for the Indians, arid turned In a fine performance before the game was over. Bothered with. lack of control since he donned the In- dlan warpaint, Ihe Murfreesboro boy .showed decided improvement.! Chicago He issued but four base on balls, and allowed but eight hits, six lard.-"Prather lined to ,.^ Harris. Gene threw to firstV to catch Clark but hit him In'(lie back. Perry scoring. Burgess tripled In Pralher 1 and later scored on an outfield fly for, the last (« T o White Sox runs. Perry backed up against the center, field wall 'and pulled down Hucker's hljli drive in (he eighth, R. II. B. Balesvllle 000 000 102—3 8 5 Osceola 300 004 OOx—13 10 1 Harkey, Bwgess. and Strunk, Davenpctt; McLean and Rucker. Hshrdlumfwy Southern Atlanta Nashville .xChattanooga Birmingham . New Orleans xLiltle Rock Knoxville W. f,. C4 3G 59 42 49 4G 49 yi 47 .51 43 52 40 57 Pet .010 .584 Opposes Lee Myers in Feature Match; Poole and Lawson Meet. BY J. P. FHIKM) Lee Myers. Dallas. Texas, former light heavyweight vvresllhi" champion, will have a clianc" to do his rough stuff will, a man who Is as willing and anxious to swap it out, Monday nl?ht, when he meets Charles Sinkey, erstwhile former local promoter. They are to feature (he weekly wrestling propram of the American !/><;[on, which will \ K staged in (he enlarged oneii ,iir nrena at the Legion Hut cn Eortli Second , street. .510 [ Doc Poole, (he barefoot artist .462 who spoiled Pete Becker's ace last •"'week by tossing the Georgia corn crackoi on his ear .412 falls, returns iignln in straight lo - " "• •*-" ...nj, 'numb ugiun 10 Grapple Memphis 40 58 .408, witli Buck Lawson, Oklahoma City, National bow coming in the four innings when he eased iip behind a thirteen-run lead. Harkey' was (lie ' first victim The stocky righthander was nicked for a single by Gene Williams, a double by Signaigo, and Ballard's triple, with an error by Davenport on Ridker's : long fly sandw.ichcd In, that resulted in three runs In the first. Two of the four Batesville double plays pulled him out of trouble, but in the forrlh the Indians tommy- hawked him completely out of the picture. Mills walked, McLean singled,. Gene Williams did Ihc same. -Siguaigo blasted out a Ihrce bagger, Mabry a one bagger, Huckcr a three base hit. Manager Lonnlc Elherldgc yanked Harkey and sent In Burgess. Ballard singled for the sixth consecutive hit. 1 But the next two went out. and the imilirj total showed six more runs. Batesville slagged another twin killing in the fifth, but the Indians aoaln went on the ^warpath in the sixth. Signaigo doubted. Mabry singled. Ilucker doubled. Ballnrd called out oh strikes. Kellcy (he ribs. Royce was wns plunked .. _ ,„.. Williams singled as did Mills, but :McLean hit a double play ball. Five hils, four runs.- no 1 errors frk si St. Louis Pittsburgh . Now York . Cincinnati . Boslon ..... Philadelphia ........ 35 Brooklyn ........... 31 ^ American League W. t,. New York .. .......... 59 32 Cleveland ... ......... 52 40 Chicago ............ 48 41 Detroit .............. 49 42 Boston .............. 50 43 Washington .......... 47 44 who will make his initial befcre the local fans. W. L. Pet Two things were Impressive in 55 32 .632 Lee Mycr's two matches here 54 35 .GOT that he can really go to town 4C.-42 .523 when he wanls lo wrestle, and 47 43 .522[he has a violent temper Against 44 42 .512'Rex Mobley he became irated at] St. Louis Philadelphia- .467 Pel .4GB .505 .539 .538 .538 .516 .320 .322 \ortlirast Arkansas I.eafue W. L. Pet. Osceola Newport JAne.sbot o Cariithcrsville liatesville ... Paragould .. .800 .412 .353 .333 Hawaii's Pride Rises PASADENA, Oal. (UPI—Trans- Pacific aviation may be the means of permilting Hawaii, to parliti- ualc with a float in the next Tournament of Roses parade. Negotiations have been begun to have the huje qunnlily of Hawaiian roses necessary brought by the China Clipper, which will' pit-. mil them to retain (heir fresh-1 ss for decorating tlic HawMjan | ' ""- "v\.umt; IILILLIL ill' Referee Mike Meroney ami pro-/ cceded to take it out on the lexan's eyes. Refusing to refrain from the eye gouging the ot- IMal slopped the match and awarded the match ( 0 *iobley A week later he matched skill with Morris (Ike) Bloomfield, but because he was unable to handle tlic Jewish strong boy as he thought he should, he began to "cut him down to his slue" by foul tactics, especially ktfceing. He was given Ihc gate again As.long as he sticks to wrestlln^ he is capable. Despite the fact that Poolc arrived late afler a long drive from Arkadelphia, he wns easily the - masler of Becker He ' lias skill galore, is strong, nnd can sland plenty of punishment. Law-son comes witli a fine reputation, promoters claim. This will mark the first niectln" between Pooie and Lawson. . Cqurier News Classified Ads Pay. Drs. Wert & Wert OPTOMETRISTS Over Joe Isaacs' Store "WE MAKF 'EM SEE" Phone -540 in oilier, the squire of Cheslmil nil has done remarkably well in New- York, which is something in the way of additional proof that ihe bij burg produces more suckers than P. T. Barnum ever dreamed of. Sharkey generally not oiilv left much lo be desired In the ring^ but unfavorable aftermaths as well. In a good share of his slart.s. he cither yelled foul or fouled out himself. The Loi'is appointment will he Before You Jlny Any Oulboard - Sec the NEPTUNE 2 "• p Single Cyl. (Olher Sizes (o 1G H. P.I HUKRARD TIUR & IIATTKHY CO. Read 'em and REAP ;•. The advertisements in this paper are guide-posts to the best values in town. If they weren't the best values in town, by any chance, the advertisers would be foolish indeed to call your attention to them. Because no advertiser can afford, to focus upon a fault! Just as you consult a road-map before taking a tour in your car; just as you pore over a bill-of-fare before ordering lunch or dinner; just as you read reams of booklets and folders before starting out on a cruise—read the advertisements before going downtown into the shopping traffic. - Advertisements are advance news'of all that's newest and best in merchandise and service. They show- you, in the quiet and comfort of your home, what you may expect when you sally forth into the marketplaces. You can check the items that -interest .you, and "chuck" those that don't. Read the advertisements. Read 'em and reap!

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