The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 28, 1936 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 28, 1936
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6LYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Show at Berlin Will Show ~- Tremendous Advance in V, Athletics. ^EDITOR'S NOTE: This is Die wcond of three articles previewing the Olympic Games. * • * By NKA Service •• DEliLIN — Time changes all Jlilngs— especially track nnd Held records. 'There Isn't an event In the record into the cinders or turf. I Where mediocre marks once pro-1 vailed, phenomena) achievements' are now the order ol tlie clay.! Some experts believe that tilt 100 meters will some day be run In 10 flat; that 7 Icet will be nttajned In the running high Jump; and thai the shot will be pill GO feet. It Is Impossible to tell where It will stop. There must be n physical limitation on man's muscular efforts, but It certainly hasn't been reached yet. ehtlie Olympic Games projinm that, doesn't show the destructive results of time and Hying [eel or gine'A'y' arms. The big show in Berlin stresses the amazing advance ot athletics. V.C'o back to n cool day In April, 189G,.: The scene Is the Stadium in- -Athens, and the occasion is the, first resumption ot the modern: Olympic Games. ..-The. contestants In the 100-meter dash await the gun. None #f , them assumes the present-day crouching start, but all lean forward on both feet, hands olf the ground The BUI barks and exactly 12 .seconds later, Tom Burke, the; American, hits the tape first; "..Twelve seconds for the 100- meter dash! • ! In jusl a few days now, In Berlin, sprinters once more will be. lining up for the 100 meters. This time the athletes will be crouched, tense, and taut In the modem style of getaway. "The; gun will bark and the pick 'of the world will hurtle down the 5liatylilv,ny, and one or the filers will hit the lapa ccnfinfd to a few' organizations and the colleges, Comparatively tv s young men specialized In one or • two numbers. Tlie majority preferred- to win points over a diversified field, With thousands running! where there were formerly only hundreds, nnd an equal number going In for field events, once monopolized by. n few men of Herculean stature, It Is only natural to expect more talented athletes. Tlie Burke mentioned In the foregoing proved his versatility In 1890 by tagging the 400-mclcr dash in 54.2. Today, the high school boy who cannot tear oft Ihe dlslance In that lime hardly Is considered a firsl-clnss quartci mllor. Uurke's mark of 1890 came down to 49.4 In 1900, to 48.4 lu 1012, mid after LUldel ol Great Britain ami Ray Baruul of Syracuse trimmed 11 lo 47 plus In 1924 and 1928, respective, ly, the redoubtable Dill Car elec. trifled the track world In 1932 by establishing a mark of 4G.2. The winning high Jump In Iler.- lln would have looked like Ihc'i pole' vnull lo old-timers. They were high-Jumping 0 feel 11 In-, dies In 18!)G. Cornelius Johnson Knoxvllle of Compton, Calif., Junior college and Dave Albiltlon of Ohio ' Nallolla1 The Standings Southern league W. U Pet. Atlanta C5 Nashville ... IJIrnilngham Chattanooga New Orleans Little Rook . ...til ...52 ...51 ...49 ...45 ...41 ...40 .031 .681 .515 .515 .483 .455 .400 .400 i"If:- the Um6 is more than 10.3. It .will be considered very slow indeed ,,..Thc 12-second race which Burke rhn- In Athens was considered a pfetty. swift, pace at the .time, Vet; just four years later, P. W, Jot vis, Ihe AmctEcan who prc- y.allcd in Paris, set u new mark £f/108, \\hlcji stood as an Olympic, lecnrd until 1924, when Harold -.'••Abrahams of Great Britain did it in IOC. But time and Ihe years were nol satisfied, so in 1032 dusky Eddie Tolan of Michigan flashed down the path In Ix>s Aiijcles In 103 There Ihe Olympic record ctaiids. But It stands in a very precarious position. In fact, it is lol 1 lenng al Ihe base already, fill nl least four of the contestant* •who will face (he .barrier Germany already have run the 100'meters that fast, nnd Jesse Owens, the /lying plecu of ebony ,cf '.Ohio State, has done 10.2 end, promises to do even better. More -Athletes and Superior Condition!, 'Ihe" rapid strides made 'in athletics may be attributed to several things. Tracks .are faster. '-The tnpthods of training arc belter. Excellence Is a gieal leacher, and conches of todny have bciiclltcd immensely by what has happened in tlu> last 30 years. In ItOO, intensive Interest was State, the long-legged negroes who will leap for America on this nccnslcn, arc alining al 0 feel 10 inches. hi some cases, records have resisted strenuously, but sooner or Chicago ... St. Louis . New York Pittsburgh Cincinnati W. I,, Pel. nler Ihe old were nibbed oiiti B ° sto " and the new ones, set up. Forrest (Spec) Towns, the lanky Georgian who.skims the 110-meter hurdles in 14.1, probably can't Imagine anyone nv|ii!rlng n.O seconds lo rim the event. Still. It took that long for Ihe victor in 1898. !(, wasn't until 1908, when Forrest Smllhson of Portland, Ore., "respectable" run, and in Philadelphia ....51 ,...M ....49 ....47 ....45 ....44 ....35 Brooklyn ............. 14 .63:1 .598 .521 .511 .500 .473 .385 .378 McDaniel Bests Stamcy And Whilllc His Edge Over Browning STANDINGS W. Coca Cola 8 NuWa Cleaners 7 Applebann Store 5 B'vllle Laundry 4 .607 .583 .417 .333 BY J. I 1 . I'RIIiNi) niytlievllle Steam Laundry showed Ihat their 10-2 defeat -of Coca Cola last week was no fluke, by beating NuWn Cleaners, 7-2, last night, Coca Cola Bottlers took advantage of the loss by most serious rivals lo cllihb bask inlo undisputed first place in Ihe Cllrls' Softball league, wllli 0-4 triumph over Jack Apple- batim's Store. Evelyn "Harry" McDaniel was the winner over Sadli; Stanley, Han Browning struck out Bottlers, she walked had six of Ihe seven Coca hlls and lv,'o errors the winning margin. Whittle turned In n l exhibition too, on balls, strike by and live Hipped 'liaumers. was nicked for one Ihan Browning gave up, but dls tilbutcd them more e more than two coming I Inning. Two 1 errors gave App run In the first. Two tied it second up for Coca was scoreless Kahbii nml Dorothy Moore combined two singles for a tally In the third. Coca Cola forged ahead with two to spare In their half. Gwendolyn Fisher, Huey, Sena Trumblc and Adelaide Cowserl 5Ut eight five and oca Cola ichcd for lary Lou pitching 1 no base the las'. •a. She more hit bul dls- -enly, no i liny one .ebauni a base on y's single oln. The )ut Alice Myers, a skilk'd grapjiler Indeed, teed poor hnrrassed Mike on his. neck nnd proceeded on his way. Willie all llils was happening- Sinkey had been able lo get almost umloi'_the rojws. Mike got to Myers before lie was able lo kick' him oul again, and clown all three went In n heap. But Meroney won oul In the long run. Tnat Is, he prevented Sinkey from Ixiing forcefully booted oul again. When Sinkey gained his feel, Meroney raised his hand indicative of victory. Sub loses to Poole Chuck "Snake" sloam, Knoxvllle, Tenn., substituting for Duck Lawson who WHS on hand but with a severely wrenched ankle, was easy PILOMFtfl 5 TIM .' f Carutlicrsville T/jkes Opening Game of Play-off Series. the clever Doc Poole, losing in straight falls. Twelve minutes with n reverse flying mare decided the flrsl issue. A crnb enabled the barefoot nalelgh, N. a, grappler to get it over wllh In four minutes. Outweighed eb'me fifteen pounds, nnd obviously Inexperienced, the kid won t'hc support of the fans by his siieed and cleverness. He made a great bid for victory but .simply was outclassed, lie showed Grimes' our baser, Lucille Old-1 great promise, however, and should hum's single with Klnzcy, Buch- develop into a good wrestler. slnultd In order afler Sylvia nuchnnnn- had walked. Apple- rsuiin was not to be denied, liow- evi-r. and tied U up with two runs in the fourth when Inez Hevll homered behind Jnanlta and Mary Lou wiilllle basi: with one awny scored two mere and gave the Bottlers the lend tlu'y retained. Edna George, Helen Lnslcr nud Eiiln Whittle In (ho thick of the touting light, failed to get a the league leading pltclilii" star | ''it. Whitlle went down swing' ' ' American League W. L. Pet. New York 02 33 53 42 52 44 Cleveland lioslon came along, that 15-seccnd race was 1032 George Baling of Iowa dropped the mark lo 14.0. Ohl-Tlme Vaullcrs Would Need Parachutes Uimnlni! broad Jumps of 23 and 24 feel brought thu olive laurel lo Olympic slars from 1890 to 192-1. Ed iiamm wns Ihe flrsl lo reach 25 feet In 192B. Conches 'and athletes alike arc predicting 15 feel 'for the pole vault before lonj. Twenty years ago nn athlete would have demanded a piiracbule if he lint! ihe KllgHlesl lnklh-| that . Uo would gel that high. Eleven feel six Inches was » Seed vault in '1901!, nnd In .1928 Ihcy believed that they hud reached the celling when Lee Barnes and Glenn Graham did 13 feet 11 1-8 Inches. Today, a college coach who gets a boy who can do 14 feet shakes his head sagely and -reckons: ns how that's "pretty fair." The blistering pace set by the world's premier mtlers today woul;' have run,the old-timers Inlo ; tlie ground. Lulgt Ecccall,. tlie prr.s- cnt Olympic record holder,. wim his nice for Italy, hi 1032 In tin: very fast time of 3:52.2. In 18915 'they were running •'. It In 4.32,2. nnd 11 wasn't until 1912 thai the Briton, A. N. S. Jackson, became the first lo crack '4 mlnulcs. winning In 3:56.8. And so 11 goes on down the line. From the 100-meter whirl lo the mai-nlhon—every running nnd. ncld event listed—flying feel nnd sinewy arms throughout, lilt years have ground record lifter Detroit ____ Washington Chicago ... 'hlladelphla it. Louis . . SO 49 48 32 .532 .521 .511! .340 .333 Northeast Arkansas League W. L. Pel. Osccola ..13 5 .722 Newport Jonesboro Caruthersvllle D 10 Batesville 1'iiragould .084 .500 .414 .300 Baseball Results Southern Lfaeue Lttllc Rock 9, Nashville C (nlghl game). Only gntnc. National League Brooklyn G, Pittsburgh 3. Chicago al I'hlladelphla, rain. Cincinnati at New York, rain. Only games. despite the fact llml bolh id- lowed bul four hits apiece. Bill Hie NuWa nee gave up foyr base on balls, two of which resulted In scores, nnd her males corn- milled Ihrce errors, all of which led directly lo tnllics. Sadie struck oul, twice ns many as the Laundry luminary, but after Issuing n pass to Imogenc Smith, the first to face her, Evelyn gave cut no more free tickets. Laundry supported , her well. Doris Fowler erred In the second, nnd the pitcher herself mlscucd, thai enabled Nichols lo score last for NuWa. Laundry starled well and ended Ihe same way, scoring tlie first and fourth. After Smith had walked and scored on Mnrlo Iglc- hnrl's double for the first Nv.Wa run, Laundry got busy with tlicir war clubs nnd pushed over three runs,- enough lo win, in tlicir half of the first. Doris Fowlei looked over foiT. Scott was s.jfc on Chapman's error. Pniillne Bussell fanned as did Ednn Cieor the loop's best hitter, but Mc- .Daniel provided the winning sjiark with a lusly triple, and came in on Whittle's muff. Chapman's single in the sec- ing on her three times at but, twice wllh ducks on (he pond. Newport Club Beats Osceola Indians, 9-5 Newport defeated Osceola, 9 to 5. In a Northeast Arkansas league game yesterday, collecting 14 hits to eight for Ihe Indians. Reichclt led the Newport altiick with three lilts, including n double and two triples. Kelley started for Osceola bul was relieved by Brunei- while Smith went the route for Newport. The win hel|Kd Newport to close the gap between them and the leading Indians. They nre now trailing by a half game. Follows Lstablishecl Ron- line With Third Disqualification Hcve Lee Hy .1. 1>. MtlKNI) Myers, Dallas, Texas, jusl won't lie a good boy in a Blythe- villc ring. For liie third time in as many appearances here, Myers wns again disqualified jnst nlglit by Referee Mike Meroney for al- Today's Games Southern league Memphis at Chattanooga. New Orleans fll Atlanta. Birmingham nl Knoxvllle. Little Rock at Nashville. CARUTHERSV1LLE 28—The Car'ulliersvillc Mo., July Pilots defeated the Jonesboro Giants, 5 to 4, In the first game of Same play-olf series for a three- the first half title of the Northeast Arkansas league, here lasl night. A second game Jonesboro Monday be played at night, Aug. 3, and a third, if necessary, will be played later, wilh the site to be determined by the toss of a coin. Caruthersvllle caine from behind to win In a hard fought game, witnessed by a crowd of about, 1,000. including a large delegation from Jonesboro. Jone.sboro scored two runs in the opening inning, one In the third and n fourth in the fifth while Cai'Ulliersvillc made one in tlie first, fourth and fifth innings lo trail by one run going Into the seventh. The Pilots tied it up with n (ally in the seventh and counted Ihe winning run In Ihe eighlh Jonesboro Inning, threatened ninth, placing runners In the on first National League Chicago at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Boston. Cincinnati al New York tncking him during the match with fiames). Charles SInkey, Corinth, Miss., the I Pittsburgh at Brookljii. feature attraction of Ihe weekly' wrestling program of the American (Iwo rr SUMMER never takes a holiday But you can Jake an all-summer vacation in our New Palm Beach Suits . . . and he smart and comforlhhle from now unfil October. Make your selection from screen weaves, fleck weaves, lallersall checks, chalk stripes, whites, greys, tans, riavys. Remember Palm Beach suits arc COOL as well as smart. Business and sport models. PALM BEACH SUITS ~H6 75 Palm Beach Slacks $5 MEAD CLOTHING Co. 315 WEST MAIN STREET Blytheville's Palm Beach Headquarters American I^a^ue Philadelphia 15, Chicago 8, • Detroit 9, New York 1. St. Louis 1, Boston 5. at Cleveland, rain. Arkansas I Newport 9, Osccoln 5. In the movies, ciKom salt crys-1 without, any further damage. tills nre used lo make bllzxnrcU. Previously lie had been thrown oul of Inn ring by Iho official in mulches wllh Rex Mobley. Anitiiil- , , , l0 ' '''was. "»<1 Morris "Ike" BloDiu- ond, Blarney's double, in ^Ihc next field, Brooklyn, N. Y., for fouls. """ , ... ... _ Attacks Hcfcrec While seeking Ihe third nnd deciding fall, the former world's mid- dlewcighl cftnmpllon had sent Sinkey through the ropjs with a back drop. Every time the Mississippinn attempted to crnwl back inlo the ring Myers rushed him, despite al- tciiipis by Ihe referee to keep him back so ns lo reel off Ibe twenty count. After evading Meroney fouri limes and knocking Sinkcy back' to the floor, Mike-grabbed Myers! nnd attempted to hold him w'nile j Charles could return. Well, it. liked lo have been too bad for Mike, for inning, nnd Cooper's singli: In the fifth were the only other hits olf McDnnlel. Pauline Pnslcy secured the nrsl of her Iwo hits In the second, but Slamey held Laundry scoreless until tlie fourth, when they InllUr.l four more for good measure. Base on balls lo MeDan- lel, A. George and Dorothy Russell, singles by Suddiith and 1'as- ley. and lister's error manufactured Ihe rims. Lnsler relieved Slamey linlshed the game Despite Ihfi fact Hint' Afrs. Lll- American League New York at Detroit. Washington at Cleveland. Philadelphia at. Chicago. Boston al St. Louis. Northeast Arkansas^u Newport at CnrutliFirsvllle. Paragould at Jonesboro. Osceola at Batesville. ? r | Rcfnre You Huy Any . Outboard - See the NEPTUNE z ii. r; <£,ir Single Cyl. < 5 1± ' J (Other Sizes lo 1G H. P.) HUBBARI) TIUK & liATTEKY €0. Farmers and City TAKE NOTICE! People should read and heed these lines! W E SAY AGAIN: everybody likes fresh eggs. Everybody likes fresh milk. And everybody who smokes cigarettes likes them factory- fresh .. .Tobacco is at its best when fresh. What ilo you Uo to get cigarettes factory-fresh? Buy Double-Mellow Old Golds, made from prize crop tobaccos. Why arc they especially fresh? 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Campbell, with three hits, and Beuvers and Johnson witli homers, paced the Jonesboio attack, while Dennis, with a triple, and McGowan and Turner with two hits each led the Pilot hitters. Three umpires worked the game. McDonald being behind the plate, Dale ,at first and Fizer at third, icore by innings: R. H. E. Jonesboro 201 010 000—4 1 I 2'thersville 100 110 llx—5 D 2 Ballcries: Jouesboro, T. Campbell and Porter; Canilhcrsvlllc. peer, Lewis nnd Turner. Courier News Classified Arts Pay Drs. Wert & Wert OPTOMETRISTS Over Joe Isaacs' Siorfc "WE MAKF 'EM SEE" Phone 5W • COOLEST Sl'OT IN TOWN I TONIGHT IS $50 BANK NIGHT! I.:ist week Mrs. Steve Brooks of Ibis city ivon the §150.00—Making HANK DEPOSIT TONIGHT §50! Todmi Only -*»'•**,} m Selnrlcd Shorts — Arlmrssirm — iUatmcr—10 With Ic Ts\ Night—10 ,V 35C—With Ic Ta Weds. - Thurs. 'Under Two Flags' Starring Konald Colman and Victor Mcl.nglen And Featuring ClaudcUc Colbert and Rosalind Russell With Gregory Italoff, Ni KC ] Bruce, C. 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