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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 12, 1933
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.PAGE SIX ' Joe Oonin as Rookie and Nanager „_ __JL.yTHEVlLLE, _ (ARfc) . COURIER NEWS'. - . '.(' TESTS THIS KEEK Kramer Issues Full Equipment As Training Passes • Touchball Stage. After a week's workout In track suits and odds and ends of grid lop; the Blytheville high school grid Ri'jad donned cump'.i-U- regalia this week as the truiuhiR grind definite ly passed Hie stage of shadow box Ing and entered the Impact phase v.-lth full f'.,ce. Planning to have his boys mix ll In a b.:ef practice- garni' \vVd- nciday Coach Charles Kraim-i- i.s- iued regular grid equipment ji-s- lerday and loday. With Kramer directing ilu- warl:- h)j oi llR\ backs aucl James A. Pucketl. new assistant coach from Jonesboro Slate college, histi'Liclmy lhe linemen flic 1933 .stjuad lias begun to mold into shape. Nei-iled—A Majficlmi I H's no secret that tin- Chick men- ] lors would tike to have more bn-l ' in U':e right places. Pucketl 'Aould-' n't turn you down If you could ol-t fer him a pair of experienced, hard [ charging, surc-feoted tackles wltli plenty of heft. And Kramer woui-.l piobably fall on your shoiiidcis mill weep for Joy If you could produce a real triple threat back or even a leal nifty field director. But the iroubles of. Coaches Kramer and I Pucketl are not new to nigh school mentors so it's up to them to i;hifl a boy here and two there until they can produce a fairly co-ordinated, aggressive eleven out of what material they have. Offhund it looks like a light, fast backfield minus power but with it potential running and passing threat behind a line that's almost one big question mark. On Puck- elt's ability lo whip into shape a fair offensive line and a solid defensive wall dcix-nds the Chicks chances lor the year. Given a lil- - tie protection In the fnrwiird -wall the Chick backs may be able to circle or outheave their op]ioiienls. But they'll do more than they give, promise, if they do much line crock * Ing and they'll have to have some play stoppers In the front line on the defense or the rather light backs will become pretty weary protecting Ihelr own goal. Btugdon ts Out Tile Chicks have been dealt wluit may be a serious blow, for the early season at least, with the loss of Charley Brogdon, one of Kramer's field directors, a fair passer and defensive player ns well as speed merchant. Young Brogdon's physician declares that Charley will probably be oiil a month as far as . football is concerned and from school a week or more. .His con- dition'Is not the result, of a football injury but rather a general rundown condition that will require rest and relaxation despite Charley's desire to continue practice. Puckett. who was originally slat• ed to instruct junior high yflri candidates, has been fully released to coach the senior high varsity hue through the announcement tliat John Holland, a member of Ihe 1D32 Chick team, will handle the juniors. Holland Is taking post graduate work at the high schcol and has agreed to Instruct the junior . boys. TUKSDAV, Welch Beats Cantrell Again; Champ Knichol Fails to Appear Boy Shortstop and ''Old Fox" Griffith Engineered Pre-Season Trading. KDITOR'S NOTEr in this story, Hie fourth of a series of six, it is rrlalril how Joe Cronin lick an act- he part In the trades entliuered during winter »hlrfo hrlped to ., Copyright, 1933,'-!iEA Sorv!ce,:'Inc>' WASHINGTON; sept. 12.— ciark Griffith, owner of the pcnna inbound Senators, doesn't deserve all l!ie crcail'i'for tl'.e irades last winter which made, the Washington learn a winner. 'Hie fine Irish hand of Joe Cro- nln apiiears in those transactions, '.oo. And lire's- the story: • At the end of the 1932 season, Shortstop Cronin, first class, went lo "O!d Fox" Griffith's office for a lla(-houml Senators. . as lit a|i|irarcil uit tlir I'iuli- liench sl.v years H ami now manager of the rii riv I \vo- Innur More lhan J8.000.000 Is paid out pensions lo Confederate veterans, their widows, nnd. In some cases, their servants, by the southern slates. regarded us a pretty sure test of ihree-yi'.'ir-old iibilltles. At the pay- oil in popjx'd Inlander, a that hncl l:ien regarded only jovially by tht turf experts tip 10 that time. In the Dwycr Stakes, a son of Man o' War made his bid—Wai- Glory—but after thill iieat In; loafed until tlu- Lawience Reali/a- tion the other day wlwn hu suddenly came lo life. Those who expected the Withers would prove something were di- nppolnled aiiiiin. The Durb i-ame out of nowhere id win Ihe slake, nnd race tans began asking where ' l:c hud been »!1 thefe years. I fnlniiner further complicated things by winning the Travers, and a loni! slio'. yclept Gay World strode In valiantly to win tin- Chi- cngo Derby. And so on, far Into the ntjjlil. DECEPTIViE Covering the 15-mllc course nf Luke Ontario's choppy waters in record time-seven .hours—Mmvln Nelson, above, of Fort Dodge, fa.,! won the 1933 manithou swim at j Toronto. Nelson, winner in 1930.! collected $5000. UOiN ilED HOSE DKS .#*&7 SLIDES BILL Champion Three-year-olds Let's star! by asking you: what horse \ the champion Ihret-- ycnr-old of 1512? That's a tougt) one. Uut no harder o.ucslion than is to be asked lliis year, when any one of 10 horst-s may be a'.vank't! the Ixmor nrbilrarily. Last year's leading money-winner was a horse name<l C.nsto. crusader mostly on eastern tracks 1HII YOU KNOW THAT— Hack Wilson's recent swllcli 10 second base for lhe Dodgers brings to mind lliat lie was something other than outfielder in his curly days . . . wore 11 wind pad and shin guards for Marllnsbiirg when he first broke into baseball . . . mid he isn't a bad second sacker at (hat . . . They made Rlotuly Ryan, Giants' shortstop, a special member of the |>olice force in Ills home, town, Lynn. Mass. . . . Already larceny has shown a marked decline. . . . Not Miici- 10M. when Frank Chance led liis Chicago Cubs against Fielder Allison Jones' Whllt- Sox ill lhe world scries have both managers bi-nn players, loo ... but Ihe scene promises lo he re-enacted when Cro-' nin's Crew and Terry's Terriers meet in Mils year's series—If the Giants weather Ihe present road trip . . . Johnny Marcum, the "A's" rcokic wlio mnili- such an Impressive debut iigaiusl the Indians recently, is a hill-billy boy who falls for everything . . . They're telling a lot of clown stories about him . . . but he's no clown in the box. nuke (he Washington trim winner. prn- Two locally advertised wlldmen of the large troupe of wlldmen of ring. Welch was lhe first up nnd the maT'lan^rciiiadiairwlidra; ""* ««'««* «»«-er Cantre Roy Welch and Wlldbill Camrcll'.,.,„. i,l , M*mlnel met again in the anno] y ring lasl' ™ r ^, W encounter with nJght with the same result as of a ?" °' "" " on H " g twl1 week ago. nl " In other words the more expt-r-1 ( lame \ve!ch Jen«d Welch was dechirr-d lliCjUic ,| ng . 'Mr-roney his head. After springing a luo: v i \ ~ r- r- yards up nnd down on Caiuw-ll's lailKPes LOSC; VjiailtS L winner, two out of 3 fulls. Cnnlrrll was the loser and iteiercr Mike Mercney ako saw action. But before going into the details of the match between ihose iv.-o touglile.s let It be known lliat jumped back into followed, still I . , rubbing, and Cfintiell gronned on) lhe floor while Meroncy coiini'd fi, l( ' Uut rinnnli v - 11 " 1 "" ri p- LfVCI' Llll- him out. the theoi-y iiiat packs thei r™ house for the nuitmeii being yoii' I" 10 I 1 '-' know a everon' O exce C ' !a "'' i sa know. [hat everyoni' goes, except for .some rexsun :i plain ougie.s let It be known lliat 101- some reason u plan Pi'Cd Knichol, vouched for by lhe! hold without trimmings. conference over his conlraci this year. for piomoterc and Commissioner Jeff Roland as the champion of the nilrMies, failed to aujM ur for a Jirelimlnarv inotcli with Vie Webber of Chicago, 111. Investigation disclosed that the reputed champion, who had been -used as lhe principal drawing card for the match desplie his prelim rating, had wlicd Co-promoter Titanic Slnkey Mondny morning that he had been hurl Saturday night and was unable to appear here. Although Mr. Slnkey who was perturbed because lie hadn t been notified earlier did some swift -work to secure a substitute for Knichol his action lo let the customers know that Knichol would not appear on the program wasn't quite so fast, lhe uniioiincemeiit from, the ring being lhe first public Indication of Mr. Knichol's absence. Scbslltutf- In I'rrliin Incidentally the absence of Nfr. Knichol left much to be desired in the preliminary, even strictly on an amusement basis. Webber, who appeared to know his business wasted little time in diseasing of substitute Bonnie Clifford, said to have been from Houston. Texas. Clifford, apparently outweighed 15 pounds or more, was no match for Webber who seemed able to win when he desired. He pushed Clifford over with a body split in 10 minuts and a series of flying mares and a body straddle in eight" minutes for the second flal. The match was rewarded with plenty of boos. The wrestlers kept up iheir reputation for a different, ending every show in the Welch-Cantrell Caddylcss Golfer "Rolls Hirr Own" If Clljrord "Swede". Jblitujon ever ceta hla hands <m.Ui«'-.6«)H .tills football season, there 1 *,BO i i'ellint; what will'-ift' Johnson, above. Is a sophoinor* ''•' tackle who earns his '-way •" llircriigh Duquesne University. PllisbiirBh. by »lelRtil-oMiand entertainment. • • • ' selter How They Stand New York Chicago .. Pittsburgh National Li-ague W. I,. Tne year before that found Twenty i SI. Louis Grand the greatest, with money Boston earnings of $218.545, though Mate | Brooklyn wus right behind the Grerntrce! Philadelphia train with S'iH.775 to his credit. A | Cincinnati . majority agreed trial Twenty I Grand, aside from financial iciiuns. I American f.rarur was Ow better horse. W. L • • • [ Washington I'pbtarts Sttp In i New York This year's situation Is most | Philadelphia pii?zling. Upsets and iuconsisujn-, Cleveland .. cies have marked the performance I IX-troit of all the top flight gee-goes. I-'a- Chicago ... vorite hides Inevitably took their lesion shellackings. I Si. Ixuils .. Broker's lip. an outsider, won tin- Kentucky Derby. Then Head Play stepped in to win the Freaking after Broker's Tip broke a bone in his foot. The experts went warm over Mr. Khayyam after that son of old Omar won the American Derby-bill Mr. Khayyam developed the habit of trailing his field thereafter until the WoM Memorial, which he managed to win from a good field. A hoss named Gold Basis boblx-d - -tlonal circuit—Jules Soll»r« of Baltimore, leading hit-, tcr. :>onjht for »20..0eO, and Fred- -Osterrmteller, be!ow, a southpaw hurler from Rochester, for whom itj> six save ca»h a»d HUM bliyxsv/- < Today's Games National I.figuc Boston at St. LouU. Brooklyn at Pittsburgh. 2 games. New York at Cincinnati. Philadelphia at Ci-.lcago. 2 games. ---••""— 'he Belmonl Stakes would decide something. Along came a hoss named Hurry- oft and upset all the gilt-edged leathers on display that afternoon. Since then HurryofI has been on a diet ol dust. The rir.h Arlington clnwlc was American I.rncue Chicago at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Boston IJelroit nl New York. Cleveland at Wnshlngton. Kallroad Man- 1'nmiotod HOUSTON, Tex. ib'I'i-John II Lcuderdale, general purchasing a;ent for the Gulf Coast Lines t.nd the Interr.atlOMl-Oreat N'or Irern. has been promolcd to pin cl-ii5lng agent for the entire Mis ;ourl Pacific Lines, lie moved ti .-I. Louis and nsMlnud his ncu : (ii.llrs Sept. 1. When angel-faced Adrian Q-. above, beat Wilmer AlliM:-.. provided the national teuil championship loiiniamem uiii major upset. Quisl te an Au~;r.ii ian. Ontral ISM Vrs. Old PARIS. (UP)—Central g no modern invention.;>:. gists excavatlii! lhe Hoaiaii.oall mills of an impoitaiu e:u r.ta Chlssey - les - Macon, dating bac 19 centuries, uncovered ar. cntl villa, fully equipped with a ctut , heating-system. The hoat:ii£ accomplished by warm-.ii r a lated through tubes. 'I'd like to get fixed up," he said, "so I can go'home and forget about baseball until spring." Griffith's reply was that he had not thought about it, He told Joe to go home and wait for his contract to be mailed to him. But Cronin stayed In Washington for an optraiion removing his tonsils. That was around the first of October. Cronin Keeps Away Joe was stIU In Washington when It, was announced that Walter Johason would not return as manager of the team In 1933. The newspapers started picking "logical choices." Foremost in the running were the veterans Sam Rice and Joe Judge. Joe kept away from Griffith's after leaving the hospital. He didn't want reporters to think he was after the Job. Finally, on Oct. 7, a few days before his 26th birthday, he went to see Griffith before returning' to San Francisco for lhe whiter. Bluntly Griffith told Joe of his plans. He wanted Cronin as manager. He pictured the job as no bed of roses. And Joe accepted list like this: . "I'll lake a crack at it, anyway!" Those seven words sum up the Jrsonality of the boy wonder who as led the Senators to the top Joe Picks His Players ^.J tne *V*? al w he -' iad lo face ' "mt over "with "him"wiiil'e "liefeVee Tifflth praised Johnson's work with • toeroney who was tugging at the ie team that finished -third last'pair also took a head first exit ear. And lie stated flatly that-The three fell with a thud and o man—Napoleon or Connie Mack In a huddle on the east side of the —could have made that particular of players better . than a 'ilrd place 'team. '.-"' Griffith 'agreed that.'changes must ? made. 'Cronin wrote, down" a list '•'player^ he wanted. 1 They-traded Mm WesV ;to .St. Louis,-"'not' be-' ause they :th<>uRht that'- .this \fa- performance. A New Ending The match ended with Cantrell on the floor outside the ring, Referee Meroney rubbing his (Meroney's) head and Welch strutting :is wrestlers usually c!o. It got that way In this fashion: Cantrell was slinging Welch around the ring quite vigorously when lie grabbed Welch in the toller's corner and proceeded to hoist Welch over the ropes. Welch held on and Cantrell were more than a few—and writ' said. "I-told you so." Golfers will get no snic caddic.s-nor help in boiind Senators and iailcd steadily towaid thrlr Coals yesterday, each of Ue l5.i-.i- Ing major league teams wlnnlni/ The Senators, showing the wa\ in Hi? American IL-HIJLII'. defeated the Cleveland Indians 5 to I at Washington. Monte Weaver hurl ed earcjitlly, kcriiing eight Indian hlls well scattered >ui:l allowing no nms until the ninth inning when the- Indians made thc-lr lone run. The Nats 'cored one in the, two in Hi? third and Iwu in fe eighth inning. Mel Harder W.TS the losing pitcher. The New York Yankees dropped .1 «ame to the Detroit Timers after winning six straight. T.rc Ujtroit '•lub won 5 to 1 with Marberry going thi! distance against the Van] kecs and holding them to four lilts I 'flic .ysinkci's 1 only rim was scored in the first liming. Fox led ti>c I Tiger hitlers with a triple, double I and sitisjle. Hiilllnr; was lhe los- hig ])itcher. Trie Phil;id--!phia Athletics do- leated 0-c Chicago white Sox in .iwo games at Philadelphia. Tlio .scores were 5 to 3 nnd a lo 0. Mar-' ;ci:in. rookie righthander, shut the ;Sox out in the second game, hold[i»B ti.em to five hits. Lefty Grove pitched his 21st victory in the ! opening game. McNalr hit for lhe 'circuit in the second game. | The Giants won a 3 to ! hurling ; due) from the Cincinnati Reds Bell and Hubbell combined to oulpitcn Red I.ucas. the Cincinnati star The Giants scored cue run in the slvth and two i,, tlie seventh. The Reds scored one in the sixth Ed Brandt si-nit Out the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Braves | "ing up a 3 to 0 decision at, fit I Louis. Walker otid Haines weie on I the oilier end of the duel wit |, IWnlkcr the loser. The Braves ;kers from^,^, ™ rce in< V : " foiirth'^Bergert inti,i E lost! " l '!. flBllrcd '» tho first innlna hunting lost! the "wheel-' g ' balls—if they adopt your-own" golf bag employed hr-ve • „ , ... by Miss Helen Forsythe. The de-! , n , 11 ° . ge b " iwi «gs. statues vice which permits the hag to be! '' ;!lgns of a fnrinr-i-r-ivii. rolled over the course on detach- • able wheels was exhibited at the : C]I National Inventor's Congress in-. ' Cleveland. 'r signs of a former civil- lave been found on Easter i" the middle of ihe Pa- NSWERS the-worries of the boss's job would kill.'Cronin as a player. Then the team settled down. It orite of'the -fa°ns ."arid" sparkllriK *'**.*" the eail >' part ..of the scat-is slipping, : buf beeausl | S °" ° eet lhe me "' eathered from ly-liaa-k _-.„.....„, — ^^.^ liey wanted 'a righVhan'ded hlt- Cr. They -got -Fred a-hnlte, who ha« filled his post in center admirably..' ' ' " ' ' "','.' Triey traded, the .veteran relief itclier Fred Marberry because, they wanted « left-hander to -face the >redomlriantly left-handed hitting Yankees arid Athletics^ .They got Earl Whltehill and Walter. Stewrt. both of .whom are • pitching I'.elr heads on*. ' . They went down the line, weed- ng out and Riling in, until now. ven New York sports writers ad- lit the Nats have the best balance f offensive and defensive strength the league. Woobljr at Short There was dissatisfaction among le fans when West and Marberry nd the veteran .xidge were trad- d. There was crabbing when, ear- y in the .season, the team didn't unction smoothly and when Croin's own work' at, shortstop was potty. But Cronin knew it was oming and he took it. on the ch(n. They called him "Kid Boots" ev- ry time ' he made an error— there | ---• -- D-- »••- ...i.**. £.*.. many cities, to work together ' But Cronin did it. The team left for its second invasion of the nest a .bad runner-up to the Yanks. . "It returned to the deafening welcome of thousands of fans at Union Station, tn first place. It was the beginning of another golden year for Washington baseball. Another 1924." Another kid miracle. ' NKXT: Flrhlinr for every rminl Shop and Parts Dept. open 'til 10 p.m. every night Shouse-Little Chevrolet Co. 00 ROUND TRIP EXCURSION ST. LOUIS SEPT. 16th via FRISCO LINES Special train feaves Blytheville 10:25 p.m. Returning, special train will leave St. l.ouis 10:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17 CHILDREN HALF FARE DOUBLE HEADER RA1,L GAMB fllANTS VS. CARDINALS iTRISCO For Further Information Ask the FRISCO AGENt TUK Franklin D. Rnosevplt ran for VICK PRKSIDKNT on the lickei wiih James Cox of Ohio, Ihn 1 !>20 Democratic iire.'.fden- ti:il i-:intllil:iln. DKN'S.MOUli HIIUTK. t'hllarlelphw pio, is tin; nriilfli Open K"K eliamrion. The inslruuiGnl =fiown M a PIPE. NOTICE Due to rapidly advancir,?. prirei un labor and material-.- it will l,e nci-es- Mry fur us lo make .a ' 75c charge for all sen-ire calls, anil on calls nuide SntunLiy afternoons an nvrrlinu- thaij>r will lie lr:ulf. Wiilpole Electric Shop \Visjfins Klectrir Shnp Coolest Spot In Town! Tuesday - Weds. 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