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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 24, 1936
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PAGE SIX FHOpCIEfl Long Favorite of Corn Bell Buggy Racers Gain New Favor. , Harness racing, long (he prime sport of Hie corn bell, has gone Society, During those depression decades in the sport, when Die automobile, nnd the |>arl-n>uluels seemed cer tain to shunt It into limbo, the county fair, Itself struggling for existence, tuppoited the sulky. It was something like two aging cripples helping each other down the road. It is true that a number of millionaire* still slurk by the Grand Circuit and paid Ilio bills at the breeding farr/i. Such men as llic elder Wright of Calumet Fnnns, John L, Dodge, the Hcj- nolds of 'tobacco fume. Ihe Ilai- ilmans and one or two olhei kept the spoil, fiom dving on lirely. But .most .of (he wealthy were being drawn to the runners, and no one can deny that dark day, were upon the trotters. But the liaincss sport has weatheied the- stoim, badly buttered, of course, but still game. And despite the howls one still heais, theie aie lich people who find that, they still can afford expensive hobbies, i The young ilch me turning to the trotteis at least as rapidly ns they me going Into the running horse-game. Late conscriptions into the lalter are A. C. Boslwlck. ulio owned Male; his brother Pole, world famous nmnlcur rider; Alficd Gwjnne Vanderlillt, owner' of Discovery, nnd P. M. Alger, Jr., owner of Azucar. But the harness s,vrt can bonst of Billy Post, Dunbar . Boslwick, brother of A. C. and Pele, and Elbridge Gerry. All three are "olcd polo players, nnd nil three me alliacted to the sport by. the Ihnll of davlng Iheli own horses. No Weight Problem In Sulky Dunbai Bostwick is considered by mnny lo be n better rider than his moie famous 'brother nnd both play rt fast game of polo But even nmnlcur Jockeys hive to fncc the weight bogey wilh ill, Ihrcat of loss at health because of sliemious . reilucini! mcthdds ••'••• & Sulky diiveis need have little •woriy on that score, and therein lies the attraction of the spoil. ' Theie ts another ^loteiit factor young society debs can indulge In the sport ns well as can their husky escorts They cnn do so with a minimum of ink of changing sofl curves into mannish muscles Not Hint the sport doesn't leciunc stiength, but it will hardly inasculini/c the gnls as much as tennis or high huidllng. Moreover \\omen already have proved Iheh nbillty to handle the imnatinal gaiters Mrs. E. Roland Harrmmn iccently made two world lecords She drove the t\vo- 5'cai-old Parr to a record for \iornen dmcis nnd then gec-gecd lost year's champion : Greyhound to n recoid of 2017! for n mile. A prci ions record was made behind her husband's Highland Scott, a pacer, which she drove to a record of 1:50>S. Thnt gives her the feminine records for bolh tiottcrs and pacers. • • * It's a Family Sport The E Roland Harrimnns and the joung Dick Reynolds' offer a case in point. Both'young couples are exceptionally fond of the sprat and in each case husband and wife are cvtrcmely proficient nt dining Running racing has no paiallel, although Mrs C V Whitney is a skillful Jockey. ' ' And the Ke\ to the answer lies there. Cornelius Vandeibilt Whitney alwajs can own nnd race horses, and A.-c. Bostwick always can own, breed and train them, but weight will confine'their riding ability to the polo field Harness racing win glve t | lcra the ultimate In sports thrill just as H did m the da>s of the matinee circuits BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS Appear Here Wilh Soft Ball Champs Ml.IffiON "Hook, Line ' And Sinker" By SPN MONDAY, AUGUST, 24, . 193G'I FOXYFOXX CUB Ruling Leaves Cleaners Half Game Behind, 'ighting For Lead. At Osceola they're going to stage a fishing rodeo, according to a news Item In the Times. All I entrants will be required to post' a 50c entry fee nnd the winning team in the tournament will get the "jack pot."' In .addition they WAINWRIGHT TARNACKI- \TEDDYHIL-L; Pictured above arc "Sox" Wainwrlghl and "Chef T.unnckl, star hurlers and Teddy Kill catcher for ilw Crimson Ccach Tobaccos, World Amateur Softball champions of Toledo, Ohio, Walnwrl"hl won lea straight stale and nalional ellmhialton games In 1034, seven of them being no hit, no run affaire and was rated the No. 1 pitchor In Softball by Hie National Softball association. "Sox" Is 44 years oM and has been pitching for 1C years. They call him the "Old Fox of Softball." chel Tarnacki who stands over sis feel, iwo and weighs close lo 200 pounds Is u speed ball hurler and can go davs without tiring. T,,rm,ck! combines a trick delivery will, his winclu,, (hat makes his fast one doubly hard o tench. Teddy Hill Is rated as the toughest backstop In the game and one of the smartest He bats In the lead olf position for the Tobaccos and accounted for Ib home runs in 1935. Hill is life and strong and mnkcs a E rent target for Toledo's fast ball pitchers to shoot at plenty Ihe Nu-Wa club" 1ms"been' the I UD and coming club of the cir- i cult after getting off to n bad' it ut. The iiottlers have beer, on i top or Ihereabouls every since the' t-ison opened while the Cleaners 1 I ne been pushing forward steadily behind the hurling of Sadie "limey and Helen Lasler Ihe league ruling, based on nn interpretation of soft ball rules Lj Early Maxwell, of the sports promotion department of the Commercial Appeal, means lhat NI'I- Wi and lhe Blylhevillc Steam, Luindry will have to play over! i Kinie that Nu-Wa won several uuk.s ago. Laundry finished the time under protest after challeng- il, a decision of the umpire. In the opening game on to- ight's card the Blythevillc laundry team will meet Jack Appie- baiim's club, now back i n . tin The Stars SoulTiern League W. L. Pet. Atlanta ......... 84 4H ,G3li Nashville 7:1 5U ,50G New Orleans G7 lil .523 lilrmingham 07 03 ,515 Lltlle Rock CQ CO .501 Chattanooga CO Cfi .4<j5 KllONvlIll! .' 5! 11 .412 Memphis 49 81 .377 Nalloiml League SI, Louis .. New ''York . Chicago' ... Pitlsburgh . Cincinnati Uoslon Urcoklyn Philadelphia W.'I.. 72 45 72 40 lift 50 01 58 iifi 61 S3 Cl 41 10 •I I 70 American League W. L. New York 70 40 Cleveland 07 5;i Detroit 05 !>G Chicago (j3 57 Vashlngton :... C'j 59 Jcston 09 03 Umls < 44 70 'hljadelphia ....;.... 43 7i) Horned Owl Is Pet NORTH HAVEN, Conn7 (UP)O Albert Pavne of ibis town has a great homed owl for a household pet. The birti was found in a hollow tree slump when onlv a " na ' °^, Ict . a "d enjoys the companionship of humans. He will accompany his master on lone ^alks, ndlng ,,poii hi., B , OVC 5 nnnd. The most expensive straw hat among the countless ones fashioned for n omen's wear U linen baku, with ballibuntl a close second ' , Today's Games Sonthcrn league .Little Rock at Memphis. New Orleans at Chattanooga Nashville at Birmingham KnoMillo at Atlanta. National Lca'gae Cincinnati at Chicago Only game scheduled. < American l*ajue Chicago at Detroit. Only game scheduled. , \ Northoust Arkansas Learne Of*n dale. Pet. .015 .1110 .513 .4711 .453 .402 .35!) Pel. .OG-1 .558 .531 .525 .512 .-181 .3G7 Northeast Arkansas League W. I.. Pet. Vewpcrt 34 8 .810 Osceola 27 15 .013 Batcsvllle 10 23 .452 LTonesburo n 24 .415 tanithcrsvillc 17 25 .405 'aragonld 12 31 .279 Baseball Results Soulhmi League Memphis 5-4, Lllllc Rock 4-5 first 10 innings, second six, darkness). ^ Knoxviilc 0-3. Allaula 1-9. New Orleans 1-0, Chattanooga 0-1. Nashville 4, Birmingham 5. National League Chicago 7. Cincinnati 0. New York 3-6. Boston 2-1. Brooklyn 6-3. Philadelphia 5-5. St. Louis 7-C. I'iltsbnrgh 3-6 (second 10 Inning lie, darkness'. American League New York 5-ti. Hoslon 3-1. Washington 9-9, Philadclphh 3-C. Chicago 4. Detroit 2. Cleveland 4. St. Louis 1. Norlllcasl Arkansas League Joncsboro 4. Newport 3. Osceola G-4. Paragould 4-5. Car ulhersvlllc 1-3, Bntesvlllc 3-7. Crimson Tobaccos Have Pair Of Sensational Hurling Aces The Crimson Conch Tobaccos of Toledo, o., world soft ball champions of 1935, will' bring wlmt is generally reputed lo b'e the finest hurling stalf in soltbnll here Wednesday night when they clash with the Memphis, Tent)., Coca Cola Bottlers. .Sox Walnwrlght has had a leading role in the two national championship li'hmiph.s of the Toledo club. • Walnwriglit, 44 years old, Is a star bowler and uses the same motion In pitching a sofl bull that he docs in 1 bowling. Wninwright disdains lo use trick, deliveries but snaps the bail away I In a hurry wilh no apparent wind-up. Sixteen years of throw- Ing the big ball has taught him where lo throw it and he picks the corners with precision. Tarnacki Is Workhorse 'Chel" Tarnacki, big 'slXrfoot, two-Inch 100-pound hurler of the Tobaccos, is Ihe workhorse varie- j ty of pllcher. He can pilch.sev- eral days in succession without any signs of weakening. He combines a trick delivery with his windup that makes his fast one doubly hard to touch. His drop ball comes In hard and ducks at lhe plate and he has one. of the few good fast hooks In Softball. Tarnacki won over 30 games for (lie Tobaccos In 1935. Tcddic Hill catches the offerings of Ihe Tobacco mound aces. He started as a third baseman but was shifted to his tnie spot behind the plate because of his ability to take abuse with a smile. He is a natural receiver and refuses lo use a mask. Hill is lead- olf hitter for the Tobaccos and often hits for extra bases. He batted over .300 last year, including G hits out of 18 trips to the plale In Ihe Chicago lo'irmiment when the Tobaccos were crowned champions. Ilotllcrs Have Triplet! In an effort to match the Tobaccos lhe Memphis Bottlm will have Smoke Triplett, "Flash Staln- biook and Andy Gunn lo hurl I heir best balk against the Toledo club. Triplett undoubtedly has one of the fastest, if not the fastest, pilches In soft ball while Stalnbrook Is one of the most colorful of Hiftbnll iuu'lers, • having a quick type of tvick delivery that is likely lo find him sneaking over n slrlke when the batter least expects it. : will rule as lathe 13oliier.s into the llashy Mem- upset predictions opponents, espc- . The Tobaccos vorlles to lake camp here but phis club may and trim their night. , Tlie Famous, Store and R. 'D. Hughes company of' the Blythe- villc commercial, sosft 'ball league will meet in a preliminary game. The game Is part of the regular schedule, of lhe two team.., havr Ing been postponed from an ear- Her date. Booker T's Win Over Holcomt) Club, 11 to 10 A hcmc run In the ninth in- ling by Bill Uall, one nrmed mincldcr for Harry Bailey's Hooker T's won nn exciting game for the state liners against the llolcomb. Mo., All-Stars at the state line park yesterday nfter- nccn. The score was 11 to 10. The game was a nip and tuck affair throughout. The All-Stars tcok an early four" run lead but failed to hold It. Williams on the mound for the Booker Ts was hit freely but good hitting find strong support enabled the llailey team to weather the bar•age of .llolcomb hitters. Next Sunday at. the state line the Booker T's are scheduled to meet a rejuvinated team in the Memphis Mud Hens, managed by Happy Forman. The game will lie played on n "winncr-take-all" basis. Osceola Indians Play Paragon Id .Rebels Tuesday The Osccola - Indians return home after an extended absence Tuesday lo nlay the I'aragould Rebels in a Northeast Arkansas league game. Uitcs, the lilylheviile boy. has been nominated by Manager Ilovce Williams as the stalling hurler for the Indians In tomorrow's game. Lutes beat Caruthersvllle and .lonesboro in two. stalls last week and is in good form. Sunday the Indians will play Batcsvlile at Osceola. Wrecker Service - Gas OPEN ALL NIGHT PHILLIPS SERVICE CENTER Phones 777 r °1S 200-Ton Seaplane Manned LONDON. (UP)—A giant sea- lilanc, 10 weigh 200 tons, is likely to be built shortly for the British Air Force. Air Ministry experts iiave found that such n craft is practicable and plans for construction are under consideration. LUMBER FOR SALE riant Closed Down rcrma- rieully Cheap Prices All kinds rough DRY LUMBER Chicago Mill & Lumber Company Blylhcvillc, Ark. Phone 800 To Better Serve Our Customers Parts and Service Departments Now Open Until 9 P. M. Repairs for All Makes of Gars and Trucks Washing . . . Greasing Wrecker Service Phone 633 Tom Little Chevrolet Co. „ , , H " C ° f "' C Ulc null "lcntlon lass to Nu-Wa. King Found After 20 Years DORSET, Eng. (UP)—Mrs. G. A. Gelding, of Wimborne, lost her wedding ring 20 years ago while picking peas. The other clay her husband was plowing the garden when he sow something glittering 'in (he soil. -.It was lhe missing ring. ficad Courier.News Want Ads. Justus Kdrington. | According to the Times, there, has been some discussion as to whether Slim Lamb, the catfish' catcher, will be allowed to enter' the tourney, "because a catfish Is not a ranking member of the game fish family." On this point we disagree with the Times writer. The catfish isj "tops" as a game fish. Although, he may not be catalogued aloii" wilh the legitimate game fish a great many sportsmen In" this cciimlry are ready anil willing lo concede that he's a game fellow on a line and will generally put up a better fight limn the blue bloods. A catfish ought to rank with j;amc fish, and does In'some states. Any man who Ls known as a catfish catcher certainly ought to be accorded the privilege of competing in .any company. Liixora anglers have been active in the past week, also. j. i. Mifflin, E. A. Teaford, Joe Powell, H. L. Houck and W. C. Morris tried their luck at block fishing on the Mississippi, bringing in 35 pounds of channel cat. The hot, dry weather has made tailing conditions bad in this vicinity, although some Lass have been caught in the breaks up the Hlg Lake (loot)way and in Big Lake proper. lialu and cooler weather will bring better conditions and perhaps start the crappie to feeding again. Local anglers have about given up hopes of catching crapplc here until the .weather gets cool. Some days ago Frank Vestal, fishing and hunting writer for the Commercial Appeal, dropped iulo lhe of- Tiie iiiimc of Jimmy Foxx is sure lo he perpetuated in bnsc- ball. if yoji lislen to the proud arguments of Papa Foxx, Red Sox soeker. nnd the youthful ambilions of James Fo.xx, Jr. The youngster, shown above, is the slugger of Camp Sokokis, a boys' oulfil in Maine, and is nolcd for his long distance ' clouting. He doesn't quite fill out a Hed Sox uniform yet, however. brought in a 17-Inch pike lor the family frying pan. too 1'mio Is 100 Years Old MEXICO, Mo. <UP) —A piano believed to be more than ais old. Is being C. R. Powell, f tu 1 O. B. Hull, grandfather of Mrs'. Powell, in payment of a grocery bill U8 years ago. ' Title Claimant and Former 1 ! Title Claimant Meet;!)' Mobley Faces Ligosky. |!<: Johnnie Marrs, the rugged: claimant to the southern light-' heavyweight wrestling tille, and: Lee Myers, lhe tnanlmndkr from the Panhandle, .meet in a twc 1 out of three fall test, billed bji promolcrs as a title match, at the Legion's open air arena here tonight. j In • the preliminary, George' Ligosky. the Russian IJon, and!' Hex Mobley, another Texan, get tosclhcr in a best t'.vo out of three fall affair. Marrs has defeated several op-. policing here In a row. bill Myers ! Is as capable as any of them' and probably slightly better than' the average gr.ijipler lhat Marrs lias clashed with in the local '•reivi. Mjvrs claims M have pnce held a world \vrcsllln? title, [f that means anything and' knows his way around in yrlpl I'hc preliminary will' produce Plenty of rough wcrk unless Mob-!' ley is able to hold Llgcsky, be-^. cause the nussmn likes to roue"! it up more tlum he does ttft wrestle. In fact he won't ,l«, much* of the lalter unless he is forced!] TORONTO, Ont. (UP)-OntarioV car license markers for 1937 will'if flee for a brief visil and tipped! us oil to where Ihe crappie were biting. He said to fish in the St. Francis around Marked Tree. We were skeptical, • figuring lhe crappie were all alike in this section, but Vestal's tip proved a good one. for yesterday Dr. P. I,, lip- ton and Jess Horner spent the day there and were rewarded with the limit of crappie. and bass. It was the preltiest string seen in these parts since spring. Harry Haines (junior) has returned from a vacation spent in the Wisconsin wilds at Lost Lake. He look his "mom and pop" along and supplied them with ash to eat. . . . well, part of the lime at least. Hank was ambitious to land a inuskic, but muskles arc not being caught by juveniles this season. Hank learned, so he IN THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. Home .Owners Loan Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. No. 023;! Mallic Mae Knight, et nl. Defendants. WAIlMNti OUDEIl Matlic Mae Knight and H C Knight, defendants herein, are , , ar warned to appear In this court within thirty days and answer the complaint of (he plaintiff WITNESS my hand as CleK' of said Court and lhe seal thereof this 1st day of August, 'l9:ic • (Seal) H. M. CRAIG. Clerk." : By Elizabeth Roddy. D. O. 3-10-17-24 tdwards coronation year. The markers have a military crimsoir : background with white "lettering. .' Cow Retains Home Memory ROCHESTER, N. Y. (UP)—Wil-l Ham Riekcr sold a cow lo a man ; | in Conic, about three miles dls-3 tant, five years ago. Rlcker re-1 ccnlly discovered the cow back l in his barn. ' "" Before You Bay Any Outboard - See the NEPTUNE 2 H. P. Sln S le CyL (Other Sizes to 16 H. P.) H'UBBARD TIRE & BATTERY CO. A FARM Save your money By : putting it, in' : , a Farm. You can pay all cash or part cadi /and. the balance yearly. Land yaliies m this valley are gradually increasing We have a .( cv! farms to sell, if you have any farm land to bell, or if you wish to buy a farm, sec me Phones 791 and VfiC G. G. CAUDILL lilylheviile, Ark. r i / We can't steal the FRESHNESS ofDouh/e-Met/ow OLD GOLDS! OtoGoto CIGARETTES THETREASOREWTHEMAU. OUTWITTED AT LAST! TI» S O three "bad actors" . . . Dryncss, Dampness and Dust . . . who steal the freshness and fragrance of cigarettes foiled by the 0. G-Men! To protect those rich and rare prize crop tobaccos in Double- Mellow Old Golds, the Ok! Gold folks have created a double Cellophane package; a package that's both \veather-tighl and dust-proof. TWO jackets of the finest mois- I lire-proof Cellophane guard the freshness of Old Gold's prize crop leaf, like a miser guarding his gold. 11 takes "next to no time" to open these two jackets. But, Roy! what a difference thai extra jacket makes in the freshness of the cigarettes! PRIZE CROP TOBACCOS make them RAlim r i Jeer. IMS. \>j P. l DOUBLE-MELLOW 2 JACKETS, DOUBLE "CELLOPHANE kee th,m FACTORY- FRESH

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