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'-PAGE SIX BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Again Become Aggressive As Warnekc, Jurges Re turn to Form BY IIAKltV GHAYSON' Srxrts Editor, ,\I!A ServJ-.v CHICAGO — New York Glr.n'.s aren't "In" by n ]oni> sliol. Chicago's erratic Cubs may yet rel around to repenting In (ha National league. This the men of Wriglcy Kleld have been picked do do from the outset, it appeared as tlicush Ihey were on tlicir way In Jime when Ihej hung .up n'siring- of 15 consecutive victories, but tills collection of Urulns seems bent on staging Garrison finishes. Chnrley Grimm's noble alh- letes waited until after Uibcr Da lost year before singing their his toric 21-Ktimo winning streak that, ran the 81. Louis Cardinal 1 Into the ground. They bagged down this season after iU'mo:i- stiallna what they were ci<>:il>!» of, and now there ore unmistakable signs that they nre en their wuy again. With 1 only four hitters absve .300 and one of them, Ken O'Dea not playing regularly, the Cubs make their final bid for the bunting on the 'swinging tals of Frank Demnrec, the mini who once wnsn't. wanted, ami Hilly Herman, the gft-up-and-uo any of lliclr infield, and on the pitch- Ing arms ot the best all-around staff in baseball. « * * Hark (o First liiise The flops of Angle Gulan and Phil Cn'vniTctln have had most to do with Cub miseries'this trip. Young CavarcthVs fielding fell off with his balling nnrt lie has been guilty of numerous mental lapses. Unable to play first base himself, Grimm finally had to switch Stanley Hack from third base. '* Bill Jurges' recent tight with Gilly Campbell of the Cincinnati Hcds was accepted as. n good sign by Chicago rooters. /I'he Cub.v lacked, aggressiveness In (heir July.and August moments of distress, Lon Warnekc's return to form was another cheerful note, and when little Hoy Henshaw shut. out. the Philadelphia club with sis hits the" other afternoon the Cubs again had as capable a hurling corps as the cue that svept 1)10:11 into the world series', last fall. Ills stomach ailment corrected, Curl Davis'once more is In shape to take his .turn. Bill Lee and Larry FYench have stood up all year, but Tex Car|eton hasn't been as efficient as • he was In 1935. The Cubs, with three regulars : who batted well • above .300 in 1935 popping .at. a .'2GO-.2BO clip this season, find it more necessary than ever to rule on the backs oi able chuckcrs. Galan The Gels Going: facl that Dcmaree and Herman must maintain their paces at the platter Is clearly seen when you scan the averages. Ethan Allen, who has been 'of no little aid since coming from the Phillies in the Chuck Klein transaction, continues to be helpful on the attack with a mark of .307, tut Gabby Harl- nelt is down to .294 and Galan to .370. Jurges Is sw.Utin; only .207 and Woody English only .262. Galan, the • inspiration of the 1935 array, has commenced to hit again, however. • Much depends on Ihe French lad, for the outfit has him. a tendency to follow The collapse of the Cardinals should help the Cubs. The SL Louis aggregation has had the Bruins' number all season, clubs still have games to play. and the Chicago entry, performing in back of an all-star pitching array that again is intact, should move along faster now that It' has only one serious challenger Instead of two. There is one thing about the unpredictable Cubs. They have proved in the past that once th2 fuse is lit where they there is no telllni win stop- Memphis Mud Hens In 5-4 Loss to Booker T's They Stood Up Frank Demaree swings frcm Port Arlhui ...He's .'backbone of Chicago Cub attack. CLOSE W LEICHE Almost Anything Can Happen In Sofi Ball Games Tonight nv j. v. riiiKNi> The girls' softball league Is al Hie cross roads. The double header tonight may have a definite bearing on the final outcome of the nice which hns been a ficc- for-ull affnlr all season. - Coca Coin Bottlers face the Blylhcvlllc Slcani Laundry In the first, game. Jack Appleb.ium lakes on Nu Wn Cleaners In Ihe nighl- cap. Several possibilities loom over Ihc situation. Coca Cola must win from Laundry lo remain In the race. It they nre beaten by the proteges of Harold "Trigger" Wall II will rest between Lnumliy ami Nu Wa. The Cleaners lire assured of at lenst n lie. Should both Nil Wa tnid Laundry win tonight the plny-off game, resulting from n protest over nn umpire's ruling several weeks ago will decide the nice as Nu Wa has n half game lend over Laundry. Uut if Nu Wa should win and Laundry lose lo Coca Coin they would be definite- j Billy .Herman takes a healthy ly "in.' A victory for.Launcliy n defeat for Nu Wa would (he 13-tj victory of the over Ihe Balesville White biles Winning II u rlcr; Rncker Slars at Plate For Osceola BV J. I'. FKIEND ORCEOLA, August 31.—"Ladles Uny" will be observed for the last time during Ihe )9:!0 season here Tuesday, when the Caruthcr.sville Pilot* make their final appearance In the Indian bailiwick with Jioyce Williams' charges, starting .it 3:30. It has been announced by D. Fmi Taylor Jr., .secretary of, Iho o.sce- oln club. . Johnny Sain, elongated liellc- vllle, Ark., yoiilh, who has allract- ed the attention of several scouts this .summer, Is slated lo work for the Indians on the hilltop. Manager Iliirrlson Wickel of the first hnlf champions of the Northeast Arkansas League, Ims not named his starling pitcher. Since Russell Lewis hurled Sunday, and w!llle Speer, crack .southpaw, likely will sec action against the All-stars, tonight, cither Dave Odom or Hob Story, both righthanders is eligible for a call. Itucker Hits Homer Paul Hiickcr, giant' Osceola catcher, picked an Ideal lime for his liflecnth home run of Ihc season—the first Inning with /,! Signaiyo, Grady Mills, •• and : Tom Mabry on the bags—and featured Indians Sox, Sunday afternoon, in the Dual meeting of the two clubs. The erstwhile University of Arkansas star alhlcle was a particular pain in the neck with the willow all during Ihe fray. After his circuit clout, he singled on his next three appearances, scoring three times, and driving 1n 5 more on his cumrlel of safeties. Oils Brannon, Indian second sacker. was Hiicker's copartner In destruction. The ex-Little Rock Traveler, In live trips lo the plntc, had four singles, and pushed three more over Ihe plallcr., Tom Mabry, with a single and double, Al Signalgo, Qrady Mills, Glenn Burns, late of Union City, and ffoyce Williams, completed Ihe fourteen hit ultack off Fred Murphy, n crooked arm southpaw. No. 8 for Lufc.s •:•..'. -, In registering his eighth .triumph of the campaign, Walter "Bud" Lutes, the Blytheville youngster, was touched, for thirteen safe blows, all of the cue base variety, but with Ihe exception of tlie seventh canto when the visitors combined five hils for four runs, he was able to .hold them pretty well In check. Two successive hits, and an outfield fly netted one in the third. Toi Mabry dropped Slrunk's fly In the ninth ami permitted the sixth tally. "Bud" walked live and fanned three. Murphy was wild and was - hit hard in five innings when the Indians did their dirty work Starling with Ruckcr's devastating blow they picked on Murphy in every other Inning until (he fifth when they collected "a trio in the fifth and sixth, and added ; lwo more In the seventh. Fred issued seven on bulls and struck out six.1 Grady Mills and Perry Uavcn-l port, rival ccnterflelders, enlivened put off cut...He's the two-base hit cliam- if issue up lo Ihe play game. Applebaum, loo far behind to figure in Ihe pennant, can gain some consolation over tlicir campaign failures by tripping the league leaders. All four managers plan lo "shoot the works." Mrs. Secoy will send the league's best pitcher, who, hurled the season's only no run, I Otmc Dnl - 23 < ° r FayeUcvillc, no hit game, against Applebaum'I Arl "- llns nrrlvcd here to accept Bill Crowe, "Ballmer" coach will tllc l )ositioi i ° r Bolf pro at the rely on his fast ball star, M rs .! Ulyllievllle country • club, succced- Lillian Browning. Lcla Beck is' '"8 Richard Relnema, who de- undecided about her starling Coca I l lnrtctl somc llmc B BO for his an- Gene Dill Takes Posilion As Golf Pro At C!ub Here Cola pitcher. The fine work of Bcmlonna Hney In relief role last week Is the principal reason for the hesitancy. In event Bcndonna docs get the opening call, Mary Lou Whittle will be on hand in case the petite star runs into trouble. Because of her superior experience Mary Lou may start. ntial employment during the summer montlis at a Michigan resort. Dill, despite his youth,' comes here after four years experience as pro of the Faycltevllle country club. He has had six years experience as a pro and assistant pro and comes here highly recommended. Evelyn "Harry" McDantel, the Tllc llcw UlJ'Uieville pro partlci- Luxora girl, whose fine all round ! palc<l '" " >c o|lcn Harry Bailey's Booker T's. negro ball club at the Arkansas-Miss:uri' state line, defeated Ihe Memphis Mud Hens. 5 to 4. for the sjconrt straight time Sunday. Williams' triple In the fourth .with, two c-\ puti the Btilcy club into the lead :(tter the Memphis club had overcome n one run lead the state liners obtained In the first Inning. Nickel- sin's .triple in the seventh decided the issue in favor of the Booker T's. , play has been one of the spots In the race, will hilltop for Laundry. President Jack Applcbaum said the date of the play-off game between Nu Wa and Laundry may depend on the showing of the two teams in the Tri-State tournament at Memphis, Friday. In the drawings. the Cleaners drew Hub the bright] "'"B" 1 I"™ » be on the' T°- , rllc . '? vcl two or or ton rn a men I three years ot the local Course is considerably different from the almost mountainous 18 hole course at Fayette- villc but Dill believes the Blythc- vlllc course has plenty of hazards lo test Ihc ability of almost any golfer. Dill said he found the fairways Clothiers, one of the ranking ! 0{ " lc Iocftl course in unusually , Memphis teams! Universal Clean- 1 E0od considering the long - crs. also of Memphis, was named ' d ' T 5pc11 ' HD I> lnlls to Sta 8e as the Laundry opponent But If i "" mber of Sunday tournaments both come through with victories I nml cvcnts for m «i»bcrs of the tonight, they may play before the loca! clllb ' ' Courteous Police II, Fia. (UP)— He.,..., .. curb the drunken driver menace, Public Safety Superintendent Andrew J. Kavanaugh has offered the services of a. police officer to drive the automobile of any person «ho has been drinking and does not believe himself in condition to drive the car himself. Wales, after being harpooned ore Inflated with compressed air , from the air pumps of the whaling vessel, so that lliey will float more cully. Commercial League bill. Wednesday night, in an effort to wind up the season, the proxy In- limatcd. , . SOS Calls Frre DU QUOIN, 111. (UP)-In an effort to aid those injured In ac- The MONDAY.- AUGUST 31, 193G POISON TO PITCHERS Krenz Southern league W. L. Pet, Atlanta ............. g'8 49 M2 Nashville Ne'.v Orleaiis lihnilngliinn Mllle Keck Chattanooga Kuoxvllto Memphis 77 58 72 C4 7i C6 08 09 (jfl 75 57. BO 51 J5 .570 .529 .613 .497 .453 .410 .375 National League , W. !,. Pot. New York 77 47 .021 SI. I-ouls 74 02 .587 Cliimgu .., 73 53. .579 Pittsburgh . Cincinnati Boston ..'... Brooklyn ... Phll.idelphla GO . 58 51 42 01 07 74 82 New American . League • W. York Cleveland .. Chicago Detroit Washington Boston Philadelphia St. Louis ... us 42 C9 53 OT oi .520 .48IJ .401 .108 .339 Pet. ,003 .62 H G8 02 .52:1 IJQ 02 .510 .400 .307 U4 05 47 81 4U 81 Northeast Arkansas League W. I,. Pel. 37 9 .804 30 15 .007 20 20 .4115 Newport Csccota Cai iilhei'Kvlllc •.. Joiicsboro' ...... Uatesvlllc ...;,., Piuiigould ;: 20 28 18 28 12 33 .435 .391 .207 Baseball Results Southern League Allnnla 4-5, Memphis 2-3. Kiioxvillc 8-D. Little Rock 3-1. Ulrinli&hrim 1-7, Clit \tanonja 0-5. Nashville 7-C, New Orleans 0-8. National league Pittsburgh 4-3, Boston 2-1. New York 0-8, Chicago 1-0. Cincinnati 0-4. Philadelphia 3-3. SL. Louis 0-2, Brooklyn 3-3 (second game 13 innings). Northeast Arkansas T.oajnic lioston 3-5. Cleveland 2-1. Philadelphia 5-2, Detroit 4-3. New York 8-4.' Chicago l-l. Washington 5-7, SI. Louis 4-4. American League Caruthcrsvillc 4, Paragould 1. Newport 15, Jonesboro 5. Osceola 13. Batesville G. Today's Games Southern Leaeue Memphis at Knoxville. New Orleans at Nashville. Only games scheduled. National league New York nl Chicago. Brooklyn at. 'St. Louis. Philadelphia at Cincinnati. Only games scheduled. Science Today Knows Of 14,00(tAnimal Species NEW YORK (UP)-Alihough. a renowned scientist soon to head an expedition iiito the South American jungles iRiigume of capturing an anthropoid ape, one of the few prehistoric species of animal life said: to be unknown science, Dr. Raymond L. DHinnrs, curator, New York Zoological Garden, Bronx Park believes the quesl will be futile. . "I am pretty firmly convinced," he says, /'that no sjiccles of animal or reptile life is now unclassified or known lo modern science. More than 14,000 animals are catalogued and I don't, think i there is much chance for further | discovery.". . ' IHtSIEr Rough. Boys Meet' for Seel oiul Time Merc; Faces McNaughl oo< nv j. p. Action, excitement and tin-ill i are cxpecled to take on glgantlj proportions, tonight, in Ihe seel ond "title" match between JohnnJ Mm-r, Mobile, Ala., "clmmpioir o| Ihe southern territory In the llglil heavyweight division, and Charlel "Titanic" Sinkey, Corinth, MisJ Ihe clash is ihc feature aUrncl lion of the weekly wrestling pro I [ram of the American Legion, tihil ">'!!! be staged In the open ail irena at the Legion Hut, on Nonll Second street. Another match that promises little action is the seini-linall starring Doc Poole, clever bare I foot artist from Dawam, Texas! and a stranger in Ihesc parls, Doil MeNaught, a lough Scot, I The main event will have ml <lmc limit, two b, three, but Poole and MeNaughl ™ . ? ° Vel ' lhc 90 mlll " lc "'"'I limit, two falls deciding the Issue, Grudge." Mateli M» i m ii s a " Ol<l SC01>C to se ' tie w th Ihe title holder which i:| expected to add zest to Ihe match! Two weeks ago u, e , ornle ,. ]oca | promoter, m l,Ls first crack at the belt, was heaved from Hie by Man- and was unable lo scram'I blc back within the required sec-l onds. Previously, the MIssissIppiail had raised Ihe. Ire of the chanu I by bodily tossing him overboard L but. Man- came back to siibdiii'l Sinkey via the chunking route f\ packed house witnessed match. Sinkey can both take anql dish out punishmenl, and the fan.-'I expect almasl anything when hi I Is one of the principals. '1 Promoter Clarence Holder ha'l announced that two local ml ' siers .will open Ihe show with , five round boxing bout, starling a 3:30, Read Courier News Want Ads. ! an otherwise slow and colorless game, with sensational catches. Davenport made- a remarkable running catch to hawl down Lutes' liner In the eighth. The Indian gardener raced almosl to the centerfleld fence to rob "Red" Albright of an extra base hit in the ninth with two runners on Bntc.sv.IUc Osceola 000 000 401 - G 13 3 401 033 20x Mm-phy and Struuk; Lutes and Ruckcr. Visitors Seek Valley Forge Name Marks POTTSTO W N, Pa. 'UP) One of the most' frequent questions asked by visitors to Valley forge Is "Where is the forge for which Valley Forge was named?:' Park Superintendent Gilbert S. Jones says: "It's (here, and some day, if and when the Stale Ls able to raise $20,000. visitors win see a replica of an iron tcrue that burned here in the days of the American Revolution." Ruins of the best preserved ot League lit Nnw York. Only game scheduled. SINGAPORE. (UP) — Thirty-six Soviet sailors and a stewardess from the Russian steamer Udar- nik refused to ride in rickshaws while making a sight-seeing lour neved men should not b? made beasts of burden. Lloyd's famed London Insurance firm, will insure against almost anything, including the birth Hie spoiling of a lawn parly by rain. PARDON us, folks, but, if you'll hold a four forges found in Creek, known as Ihe Valley Joy Forge." are carefully guarded against souvenir hunters. One pounds. telephone calls. OWN A FARM Save your money by puttln; it in a Farm. ' In this valley r.rc gradually increasing. *' to sell, or It you wish lo buy'a 'farm," Rcc^ino!"' Vhoncs 707 and 1 can pay G.G. CAUDILL IHrlhcvillc, Ark. Before You Buy Any Outboard - Sec the NEPTUNE 2 It. P. <V[r Single Cyl. V'U (Other Sizes to 16 H. p.) HUBIUHI) TIRE & DA1TKUY CO. PARTS & SERVICE DEPT. NOW OPEN UNTIL n V. j|. Kt-pairs for all c.irs and Trucks Washiiiff - Grcasitii; Wrecker Service Phone 033 TOM LITTLE CHEVROLET CO THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH FOR THE MONEY" atonaio BIG WATERPROOF 1EHTTHMRE tAOIES FREE THIS DATS VAUDEVILLE ACTSHS a GIRLS!!! ESK "UJKHisiwir OF ran SWKS t« w« fytR KM StXH A CAST! 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