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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 29, 1939
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MONDAY, MAY 29, 19R9 JLYTIIEVILLEi (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS J ohnny Alien-Gerald Walker Affair Enlivens One Sunday Game BY GEORGE K1RKSEY United Press Staff Correspondcn NEW YORK, May 20. (UP)— Don't give up hope, fans. As long as there are players like Jolmn; Allen around lhere'11 be some ex- clleinent in the American League Allen yesterday beancd Gernlt Walker. Walker, not liking a pitcher bouncing fl baseball off his dome took his bat and ran after Allen White Sox players Intervened am prevented Walker bouncing a ba' off Allen' slicad. This Is the sort of thing American League fans will have to get their thrills from during the rcsi of the season. Tlie Yankees now have a 5!4 game lead nnd can lake a couple of holidays and still breeze home. Allen let the white Sox dowi wllh three lilts as Cleveland beai Chicago, fi-0. Of course, the Yankees won again r-thelr nth victory in 18 games Selkirk hit two home runs ami Dickey one. The victims were the Alhletics and thc score was 9-5 In the other American League games Buck New.som pitched the Delroll Tigers to a 0-2 Iriuniph over the St. Louis Browns, his old cronies, and the Boston lied S3x- punched oul a 12-7 win over Washington. Cincinnati maintained its two game lead in the National League by splitting a twin bill with the Cardnals. Curt Davis oulpitched Johnny Vander Meer to break Ihe j Reds' 12-game winning slreak in the opener. The score was C-5 and Pepper Martin's single drove in the winning tally. The Reds came back to win the nighlcap, 8-4, Paul Derringer kept 10 hits score his sixth win. scattered to Dean pitched the Cubs to a S-s victory over Pittsburgh, yielding eight shots. He blanked the Pirates for four innings. The Giants put on a five-run rally in the eighth to beat the Phillies, 1-2. Tony Laz/cri, playing third for the Giants, drove In two runs. Brooklyn outshigged the Bees to win, 16-12. Dolf camilll hit two homers— his ninth and loth to take the major league lead. Cookie Lavagelto drove In seven runs wilh a homer with the bases loaded and a single.' • . -— -V •-»-- *»i* - • :- ..;..;. Yesterday's hero— Jimmy Dykes, White Sox manager who challenged Johnny Allen to a fist fight. The Cleveland pitcher couldn't accept because lie was pitching. BASEBALL STANDINGS Northoasl Arkansas League W. L. Pet. Caruthersville 12 c Newport H 7 Jonesboro .. 712 Paragoiilcl . 667 ' .306 .353 Southern League W. L. Pet. Atlanta 23 15 .605 Chattanooga 22 15 .595 Birmingham 18 16 .543 Memphis 18 19 ABB Nashville 17 19 .472 New Orleans 1821 [40 Knoxville 16 IB .45' Little Rock 14 23 .37, Today's Sport Parade By Henry McLtroon ..^===: INDIANAPOLIS, fnd May 2 (UP)-Dare deviltry reached a lie height at the Indianapolis 500-ml speedway yesterday .when, for ti first lime In hi s i ory , a (ir ,V ei . ' !>ed Into n racing C ar and drov « ^ nl to|) s " ce<l Uiraighou n L I S '° w <lown £oiu 6 >"l w coming out of the curves, bi took thc tortuous turns which hav cost so many lives with Ihe acce cralor pressed hard ng am . s t (h floorboard. For two laps, from Hying sitiri, he gave his car everj thing it had, exhibiting a „„,.„ fo death that left ll,e spectators gasp The ten-mile duel wllh'death wn made all the more remarkable b He fact that the driver had neve been on the track before He kne> nothing of its pitfalls, but cared s Wile that he did not even wear crash helmet or goggles, but slmpl stepped IiHo his machine wearin a Iwo-panls blue serge number an reared away, I talked with this mnd drive within a minute after he had an ishcd his sensational two laps. H was as calm as n surgeon face with nothing more serious than hang-noil ease; his third chi wasnl even bobbing, and m sign Mg autograph books he even nu his address down. "It was nothing," i,e said, "noth ing at all. I just gave the old crat all she had and let her run " He was right on both counts because his run was nothing, an it. was nil old crate he wns driving His car was the lumbering ol National that Joe Dawson drove t victory in the second 500-mile rac here in 1912. Equipped with a moto that any housewife would brand n unfit for her washing machine, Ih best Ihe "mat!" driver could ge cut of it was 28 miles an hour— m the straightaway. On Ihe turn timing oflicials used calendars in stead of stop watches in clockhv its progress. It W as so long h making the first, irip around tin Iwo and one-half mile track tha had it not shown up just when i did a searching parly 1rolll( | nnv been organized. The National hadn't felt the In dlanapolis bricks since 1012 whicl was thc year, you will remember that Ralph de Palma ran out o gas at the top of the homestretcl and pushed his car across. Stand mg m the pits alongside thc snpe sleek cars of 1939 u le Nations looked as out of place as a liors and buggy nt a motor show The cars that will run In th< race tomorrow are as clase to thc ground as caterpillars. Thc Na Nadonal W. L. Pet Cincinnati 24 H St. Louis 21 12 Chicago 18 17 Pittsburgh ..! n 17 Brooklyn 14 17 New York. 15 19 Boston 14 19 Philadelphia 11 22 American League W. L. New York 27 C Boston 20 10 Chicago 18 15 Cleveland 17 15 Detroit 14 21 Washington 13 20 Philadelphia 11 21 St. Louis 11 23 .68 .G3i .51 .501 .45' .44 .42' Pet .818 .667 .545 .531 .400 .394 .341 .324 Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas League Caruthersville 4-1, Newport 0-0 Jonesboro 8-17, Paragould 7-2. Southern League Atlanta 11, Memphis 10, 13 Innings, second called in second, rain Chattanooga 10-2, Little Rock 4-3 Knoxvilte 10-5, New Orleans C-ll Birmingham 12-3, Nashville 4-6 National League St. Louis 6-4, Cincinnati 5-8, Chicago 6, Pittsburgh 2. Brooklyn 16, Boston 12, New York 7, Philadelphia 2. American League Cleveland 6, Chicago 0. New York 9, Philadelphia 5. Boston 12, Washington 7. Detroit 6, $(, Louis 2. Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Jonesboro at paragould. Newport at Caruthersville, Southern League Memphis at Chattanooga. New Orleans at Nashville. Little Rock at Atlanta. Only games scheduled, . tional stands as many hands ?.?iM? n .io.' War.; >Thls year r qualified at speeds of between 12 and 130 miles per hour. The Nn tionnl won.its race, going awa> ;vlth an average of 18.T Th National has no tachom&er n speedometer, no oil pressure gaug n fact, nothing on her dashboarc at all. In the modern cars th •accr sits snug in a cushioned scat m face protected by a stream Inert windshield. All Jcc Dmvsoi lad to protect his face from fly ng bits of brick was a ridiculous bit of metal bric-a-urac shaped Hfci a tennis racquet that stood in fron f the steering wheel. Some of the cars in tomorrow'}, ace will run the entire 500 miles one set of tires. The Nationa vore out a set every 40 or 50 niles. The National is a right hand drive, with the gear lever and mergency brake rising in brassj majesty outside the body Her shock absorbers, such a.s they are are wooden, and to ride a mile is to risk tlie unfastening- of every part in your body. When running the National throws off billows of blue smoke, giving rise to the suspicion that she burns soft coal for fuel. ,The National handles—and I should know, because I wns the dare devil who spun her ten mile, —like a mired army tank must handle. To turn her .wheels is a feat ol strength; to straighten them another. Riding with mo on the ten mile trip was Don Herr, who drove the National 12fi of the 500 miles in 1912 and rode as mechanic for Dawson the rest of the way. "No one could have convinced me the day we came out for the race that llierc ever would be n fasler, prettier car than this one,' Herr said as we bumped and wheezed down the backstretch. "She was so pretty in her day lhat people used lo sland around her by the hour, just to admire her graceful lines." TODAY^GAMES National Ixj.igne Chicago at Cincinnati. Pittsburgh at St. Louis. Boston at Brooklyn. New York at Philadelphia. American League St. Louis at Detroit, New York at Boston Philadelphia at Washington. Only games scheduled. WANTED Government Loan Cotton Swearengen Co. 109 W. Walnut Biythcvillc Lutes Finishes Game Under Protest; Dell, Reiser Manila Win. CSosnell provided n major upset in the Mississippi Connly Baseball League Sunday by benllng the hitherto undefeated Lutes nasre gallon, 0 to 5, Number Nine went Into undisputed possession of first plnce bent- ing Yprbro while Lutes was tripped Bud Lutes did not appear up to 1)1.1 usual form and Oosncll touched him for 12 solid blows, one a long liojiie run by Pnt Chltmon. Some fine relief hurling by Grover Whittle pulled Gosncll out ot a hole In the eighth. Wllh Iwo on and only one out, Whittle relieved Bliinkcn- slilp and struck out the next Hvo batters. Due to a decision by Ihe umpire In Ihe eighth Inning (he game was played under protest by Lutes Bike Phillips continued his pace us Ihe league's leading hllter. getting three blows out or four trips to the plnte. D.iHon Taft got lour lilts In five at temps for Gosnell Dell beat Clear Lake. 10 to 0 bell moved within a half game of Lutes yesterday wllh a slugging free-for- all at tlie expense of Clear Lake hurlers. Privell pitched good ball for Dell, allowing but three lilts Louie and Johnnie Sinothcrmim and Bledsoe got three each to lead the Dell sluggers. Starlln Young got iwo foi- clenr -Lake. Number Nine' continued lo run wild by bealiii? Yarbro, 8 to 3' at Ynrbro. Pugh and Jack Rushing led thc Number Nine hitters with three and four hits respectively D. Bunch got two blows for Yarbro. Manila pushed Victoria into the Cellar and got, out by bcallng vic- toria In a hurling duel, 1 to 0 Roach of Manila limited Victoria lo a single hit while Henry vic- toria htirler, did about as' well allowing but one Int. Two errors and the timely hit enabled Manila to score in (he first and after that it was (i scoreless affair. Keiscr kept pace with Dell for third place by healing Bnrdetlc 4 lo I. Weldon hurled the victory' Newport Outfielder Is Set- ling Pace With Mark Of .390 Robert "Mule" O'Brien, Newport's giant right fielder, is head- Jig the hitting parade in the. Northeast Arkansas. League. i Official averages as released by,' J. P." Friend, league stnllstlcian, I credit the Tigers veteran with 23, nts in 59 times at bat for a juicy MO average. In second place is Caruthers- illc's new first sackcr, cy Redi- er, with .375, followed in order by oc Kules (Newport) .3G7; Chander Duncan (Newport), 365 ond Ralph Sacks (Caruthersville), .359 ! Others in thc first ten circle in- ' hide Edward Filo (Carutheraville) 357; William McKenna (Parti- ould), .350; Alanager Elmer Kir- hoff (Paragould), .355; Ray Zlm- lerman (Cnruthersville), .339, and Louis Leiter (Jonesboro), ,333. Leitcr has rapped out 25 hits 0 lead in that department, other idividiial leaders: Doubles—Kir- hoff and Zimmerman, seven each; riples—Manager Clarence Harris Newport, and Raymond Krai, New- ort, two each; home rims—Je ^ayne, Paragould, three. Newport leads Ih'e clubs in hil- ng with .591, v;hlle the league eading Caruthersville Pilots have raven the best fielders, with n 50 defensive arevage. Parngould's rack infield has clicked off ?,1 ouble plays In 15 games. Three Inirlers Iiave chalked up iree victories without defeat. They | re: Ralph Germano, Paragould! outhpaiv, Milton Lowery, Caruth- | rsville's lefthander, nnd Howard i weckard, Nowport right hander. I ennle Whetstone, and Sacks also j port perfect percentages with twoi id one, respectively, and no lie's- '- gs. Ed Hughes, Newport, lias won ' while dropping 1. i Tlie averages Include all games 1 rough May W, .1 Bewhiskered Wrestlers To MeetJHtere Some comical situations are probably In store for local mat funs tonight when Floyd Byrd aw Stocky Kucllson gel together In the American Legion arenn. Primarily the match Is supposed to bo n two out of three fall wrestling bout, b»i since both men are now performing behind full suites of whisker;, the natural result- should be n whisker pulling race. Knellson, n Norwegian veleinn sports a flue crop of yellow hedge while the alfalfa decorating the fertile chin of Dyrd l s q it c red Thus It will be a battle of the red nud yellow whiskers. Another nmlch which promise"!, less In (he way sf a color KOhi-mc" but probably more In the way ol wrestling will be that between Tiger Long, versatile Plorldan, who clashes with Carlos Rodrlqnez of Spain In a two out of three /all affair. Chattanooga Drops Back Into 5econd Place Over Week End By Dulled Press The stop-and-go progress of the Atlanla Crackers in (heir pursuit of another Southern Association pennant was In the green light stage loday—the Crackers were In the lead again and Chattanooga had dropped tack to second place. The Atlanta club regained the lead the hnrd way by nosing out Memphis 11 to 10 in 13 Innings. Memphis was out In front In the ninth, but the Crackers scored twice to knot the game. Three scoreless extra Innings followed. Memphis threatened to finish the ctmlest by scoring once in the thirteenth, but the Crackers again found their touch ul Die plate, scored twice and that was the fame. Atlanla collected 18 hits oft Doyle and Hciisscr while Miller, Durham and Johnston gave up only 11 to the Chicks. Miller was credited with his fifth win of the season. The second game of a scheduled Memphis-Atlanta double header wns called in the second with Atlanta leading 4 to 1 because of rain and darkness.; Chattanooga moved ta the lower end of the league's see-saw and into second place again, by splitting n twin 'bill with Little Rock. The Lookouts won the .opener 10 to 4 but dropped the next one 3 to 2. The Lookouts had plenty of plule strength in the first game, clipping 13 hits oft Dasso and Meadows Poll! pitched a six-hitter for the winners. Little Rock got 10 oil Smith in the nightcap while Chattanooga belted'Brazle for nine. None of the league teams swept a double-header Sunday. Knoxville split with New Orleans, the Smokies taking the first one 10 to 6 and then dropping one 11 to 5. The fans at Knoxville were hit-happy before the afternoon was over us both clubs sent nine home runs screaming out of the park. Birmingham also did a spill nl Nashville. The top game went to HOLD EVERYTHING . By Clyde Lewis The Willamette meteorite, weigh-' e 15!4 tons, actually was stolen 1903, and moved almost a mile om the spot where it originally rated. i QUALITY Plus ECONOMY Er] mils Firestone Convoy Tires Any way you figure, Firestone Convoy Tires give yon (lie ereatcsl value for (lie money. Built wllh all Fircslone patented construction features. Remember you can buy on our BUD- SET OP J FOR AS LITTLE AS $1.50 PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Ellis Snipes, Budget Mgr. 5th * Walnut Phone 810 PER WEEK Dollars Saved Are Dollars Made Anti-Knock Gas Genuine Ethyl 73-i- Octane, Gal. SO Oclanc, Gal. 13.5c 14.3c (All Taxes Paid) SPECIAL LOW~PRICE—100% PURE PENrT- SILVANIA MOTOR Oil—TAX PAID 2 GAL. CAN 09c Highest Quality Products at SAVEON GAS CO. 4 Miles From State Line Holland, Mo "How often does your niollicr go lo llicse child-trninina Icctui'es, Eddie?" the Barons 12 lo 4, then Nashville rclalinte.1 Q lo 3. Calvin Clmpmmi, Nashville outfielder, hit Uls 151h home run of Iho season In the second game. Local Golfers Win Easily Over Jonesboro Teau Dlythevlllc golfers overwhelmed Jonesboro golfers, 49 to 18, In nil inter-club tournament at the Bly- Uievllte country club Sunday af- ternooj), ' Il_jras the second straight tri- umph Tor the local golfers over the Crnlgliond county capita) club, Illy- thevllle having won an Inter-club event nl Jonwljoro several weeks n go. B. A. Lyncli of oiylhcvlllc tmrt L. D. Eskew of .loncsboro tied for medalist honors with Tl's, three over par. liob Kciulrlck was next, In line with a 10. Read Courier News want ads. Wert Optometrist "HK MAKKS 'EM SKK" Over .loc Isaacs' Store Phone 5<10 New Record For Indianapolis Speed Classic Is Anticipated INDIANAPOLIS, Inn,, May 29. <UP)~The stage was set today for America's siipe'r-sports spectacle— the 21th annual liOO-mtlc Memorial Day aulomoblle race nl (ho Indlnn- npolls Speedway tomorrow. Thlrly-tlnee drivers mid curs were (|iinll(lcd mid ready for the stni'llug- homu; Hie 1% twa-niid-n- IwH mile truck wns washed nnd scoured; the weather man predicted n fair day; nud the crowd of 1GO- 000 expected to' see the nice was streaming Into the city. 'Hie contestants will tnjte positions before Iho Judges' stand shortly before 10 a.m. tomorrow nnd will slnrl oiil In groups of three, each hoping (o Join (lie select list of Spccdn'Ry winners — Milton, Do 1'iilmn, Murphy, DC Paoln, L/ock- linrt nud others, They'll bo shooting for the 20,000 first prl/.e nnd the $20,000 or $25.000 luldltloiml money that noes wllli It. 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The average for the 33 starters In their 10-mile Itsts was 123641 mile? per hour, the field was completed late yesterday when six drivers qualified. Read Courier News wfmt O M/fr Ererythlng for yonr enter, tainment and comfort. WatcH Society Fife Of Conner New* Ftr Free Show GueiU SPKGJAL NEWS SPECIAL- 'Hcsiue of Ihe survivors at the survivors of (lie SUBMARINE SQIMUIS." Depleting step by step tlic-uclunl scenes of this dlsislw and rescue, uf (h« survivors. Also Paramount News & Shorts TUESDAY PAL MATINEE & NIGHT 2 admitted for the price of 1 A dark horse' becomes a blonde mayor! Torchy lHtliil try IMV WcMREV- Orljlml Serun ««y iy EarU Enill • FfBm in Idri by 1/vJnf Rublrt* Bind w Chiritun Cflilcd.'by FlnJriTt* H.Wl Also 1'lctorlal Short, Cartoon ft Comedy, Admission Mntlnce lOc & 2(ic liic & 36c , * * I I lit FRIDAY, June 2 !00 (JOOl) REASONS Why you should attend th» show Matinee or Night ROXY A dm talon always 10c A 26f Frl,-S»t-Sun. 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