The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 30, 1935 · Page 6
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PAGE SEK . ~ Champion - Darkhorse -» Master Jones Returns lo Competition But He-Will Find '. Formidable Field IIY ART NEA .Service Golf Wriler Tile nation's lending golf pros rind amateur.s are approaching Au- gusta,'Gn.,'with no lUUo fcnr mill trembling. On the eve of the Masters', Tournament to be held over Bobby Jones' course, April 4-7, a noticeable attack of jitters hns assailed tlic club swingers. I noticed tills .state of affairs on a recent 'tour of Florida. Seeking the reason, I interviewed several outstanding pros, and the general opinion seemed to be that Emperor Jones had rediscovered his pulling •touch. That alone Is sufficient reason for American golfers to doubt tlielr ability to defeat Jones agah In hts own Umnmmcnt. Last, yeai one of their number. Horlon Smith, won the honors', with Crulg Wood, Paul Hunynn, and Bltlj Burke close behind him. But the Joiie.s who scored ijrand slam In 1930 was off his putting. The duplicate of ••Calamity Jane," the old club thk took •him to the. top rung of the jjainc. wns off her stride, and lie lost no fewer than 10 strokes on • the Brcen. That wns calamity for Bobby! Disconcerting reports arc coming put of the south in regard to Bobby's Improved short game and putting. While in Florida, we read n statement Bobby was supposed to have made after a practice round, It was to the effect thai the putting touch he had missed ever since his victories In the British and American Opens and 1930 littd returned, Amateurs In and that he his name. , very much on liwcnporl and struck out, 210 Western League batsmen. That Is Dudley Issues Warning Big Ed Dudley. Augusta pro who witnessed Jones' practice round of 08,-says' It was one of the greatest 18-hole performances he ever had witnessed Jones score. So you can count, upon the entrants in this year's Augusta classic spending a lot of-overtime putting on the practice greens. While the grcatesl veteran shol makers in Hie game will take part in the tournament, It is likely that one of two young professionals will furnish the fireworks. Thcie two youngsters are Harold McSpaden, the Kansas City, Kan, pro who burned up the winter golf season on the west coast, and Henry Picard, Hcrshcy, Pa, pro who has been keeping the i eteraiis in the breadlines (luring the recent Florida season. Picard, classed by Walter Hngcn as the outstanding prospect in the same today, won the Agij'n Cnll- cnte Open, International' Four- Ball matches teamed with Johnny n n'<>% and followed with a victory in Ifie 'S3000 Charleston Open. Has the Poise It Takes The. -winter season has convinced him that he is of • topflight caliber, and cured him • of ah' Inferiority complex s which •- would have no pluce -hi'. Augusta; 'where the, elite of golfing would-tend'to fluster a. youngster with backward wass.' f • l; . Henry*-p|ays a'sound' all-'aVorimt game, combining n husky drive with a good approach and putting game, and has more than his share of luck-. While Jones has been rated an 8 lo I favorite by members of the Augusta National Club, Picard Is a long shot, his past performance being disregarded in view 'of such talent as Sarazen, Runyan, Hagen, Dutra, Little, Laffoon; Armour, Wood, and others" taking'part. Over 72; holes of ' medal' play, however, the kid will be right at home. He expressed confidence to me in a little talk at Miami when he declared, "This Is my year." Keep your eye on Jones at Augusta, April 4-7, but watch for a dark horse named Henry Picard flogging up from the rear of the pack, too. (ARK.) COURIER NEivS CHAMPION Hoilon Smith, left, who won the ilrst Masters' Tour- ntimcnl ill Augusta, cia., last year. OLD MASTER Bobby Jones, right, whose rejxwled return lo past putting form has made him n favoj-lte. DAHK HORSE Henry .Picard, above, the young Bensalion of the winter lournamenls, who is a feared entry, By Harry Grayson Something besides Maker's plichliiR has snugged Manager Stengel's eye however. A natural switch hitter,' | the Grand Prairie, Tex., lad swats ' Ihe ball savagely, and for distance, and Isn't at all awkward In chasing flies. Slengel already is considering i,k possibilities ns an outfielder. Baker nndounlcUly wll he sent out. far .seasoning— with a stroni; cord attached. Maybe old Nap Rucker win ret Ma Job back, ORLANDO, Flti.--Frank Lainan- >ke is 28, He pitched minor league jascball for a half dozen years vith indifferent, success. Then lie won n consecutive contest;! for nore games ilier hnrler a row limn any the business ac)34, Ako the most Limimskc look 24 decisions and dropped 1. Fair kind of record If he pitched lo a lot of voodcn, Indians, Lamanske wns sold lo thcDrook- yn Dodgers. lie finally was lo -be warded after all those lean years, le always knew he could do ft. All vns bright and Bay at the La- iinnske home In Taylorville, 111, Tlien the world [hat Lamansko's eft arm had built for him toppled in hk shoulders. The happiness bat mil came with his initial basc- luck was -swept away by -a erics of tragic events. Ills par- nts .died. His 4-year-old daugh- cr upset a gas stove and was burned to death. Mrs. Lamnnske ns barely saved. Little wonder that Lamanske, raining with the Dodgers he?e, to date has not looked like the soulh- paw who handcuffed Western League hitters. Lamanske may -not be a Carl Hnbbell, but his sliitl is pallcrned "" r that., of ,,lhe..distinguished iber of (lie ;Ncw York''Gianls a: Kcrcw : :b|U ,serving as n against -'Tight-luinrt hitters, jtininnskc isn!t' ; ha'iidicapped<by the ack of a fast ball, eltlier. " '••' • : " * • » luiifo a Southpaw, Too Van Llngle Mungo, fireball rlght- MiiTdcr who won 18 games for the Ixth-place Dodgers Insl season n't likely to bow out ol baseball after ncm vllh :urve France 'has granted 123,000 divorces In the 50 years during which legal .divorce has been permitted The jear 1828 had an all-lime high o[ 28,505 divorces In thai country .March sou . concludes trial of Mivsetirn. ITT- ^aevJ " - York; opens :W realise of arm trouble. Mungo is ambidextrous. Ho . irows strikes from deep center eld left-handed. He threw teft- anded as an outfielder at Win- his right t ;rm on-Salem is sore. " in Principal JVlatch; Williams and Rush Tangle in Prelim .'J'd and Benny Bolt, will i Iwo hour or less malch -~-y night'.-; American r.eg- ion wrestling card at the armory Doll and Byrd'are both wcli known to local mat, fans having appeared here n number of times .. Bolt is of. the rougher school of malmeii and lias been disqualified o nmore limn one occasion In mutches here, the last time being Monday nlgdt j n hf.s mn(<;h Cyclone Burns. Byrd Is n with fair grhpplcr bill doesn't go In very strong for the rough sluff and promoters will probably see to it Hint Bolt is restricted somewhat m -his usual tactics when they meet. Another disqualification wouldn't do Bolt any good here (inrt it, Is very likely lliat the Indian will decide to' get down to grip swapping ^Monday niglu. ll \ ajirelimmary Lefty Williams h^ the boy- who; mfx- ipre .early _ 11! foi- |WO ,'tibur'or less. meets ed rwtth- ton this week! 1 Th _ out. of -three falli Univeryty Stutfents, Study ' Real ^Miriing Conditions BERKELEY, "calif. t up)_j.-or n under ground the California campus linosl Ibc Slowest Casey siengel offers to wa"'er mt Gordon Phelps, his 225-pound ickslop, can beat four other Na- onal League catcher going to rsl base. Stengel lists the guilty arties as-Shanty Hogan Sehnoz- ola Lombard!, Gabby Hartnctt id Gus Mancuso. Washington farmed Phclps to irce minor leagues, and tli-> Blimp ed each In hiltlnif. A Jeft-hnnd iller who swats the ball to left eld, Phclps compelled an average f .536 with tho Chicago Cubs ast season. Catcher Ray Berres seemed to ave everything else, but went to jacramcnto because he couldn't mack that apple. Come Hack—All Forgiven 'Nap Rucker, renowned southpaw and scout, recommended just one player to the Brooklyn club ast season. His name wa?--and -Thomas C. Baker. Rucker de scribed him as a Ifl-year-old right-hand pitcher standby fret V.t, | nc ),es and weighing 180 Pounds. Brooklyn paid the New Iberia, La., club of the Evangelin League $500 for the young man. When ihe Erangellne Leagu •' en 5? cs «PP<»red in November the Brooklyn Club discovered that Baker had won only 4 games am lost a for New Iberia. It was fur her learned that he had been re leased by two other clubs within three weeks before catching 01 with New Iberia. Scout Rucker was fired, on thi suppostUon lhat his eyes had com back on him. .Rucker evidently saw something lhat Ihe average do not reveal Baker Is phe of'the phenomenon! of the Dodger camp. , thousand feet University of campus nerc.is honeycombed with mine shafting and tunneling where mining students are given traininir in mine rescue work. All the conditions of real disaster are emulated. Genuine explosions .are arranged, smoke Is mixed .with formaldehyde, and the "res- cud's" who plunge hi to retrieve injured dummies arc equipped with gas masks. More frequently, o f course the students arc trained in the work- S in 11SC Of fx P ]os >vM, vcntll- rock drllUng nnd Umbcrll class, however, singes one " , Each , , es on rescue." so adept have the students become that they are organ- zed by the Federal Bureau of Mines as emergency crews for use in gen- unc mine disasters in the California. gold region. Hayti-Caruthersville Club Seeks Loop Berth CAKUTHERSV1LLE, Mo.. Mnr. 30.—Jesse Owln, innntiiicr of tho Gwln Country Club, between this city and Haytl, today stated he was lo appear before the officers of Ihe Southeast Missouri Golf League at n meeting fU Sikcsion Sunday to present application foi the Haytl-Cnrutliersville club Into the league. He stated the league has*' u'n- nounced Intention of e.xlendliv its membership from five lo seven this Oirardeaii. The present five dub 3 in the league arc from 'Charleston Sike-ston, Dexter, Kcnnett and Poplar Bluff. Former Olympic Star Caruthersville Visitor CAIIUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. M nr 29.—Bob Lynn, member of the 1928 American Olympic athletic learn ami battler of the world's record, for high hitch kick with a kick of o feel, 7-}i Inches, was a visitor in the high .school here yesterday. !( c performed his rail kicking Cjver eight feet,, at -the regular morning .assembly, and at, a special, assembly that afternoon He also took part in the regular track practice of the local track Bad News, 'You Tenni Guls; Mrs. Moody I Back Again HV run, SINNOTT NKA- Service Staff (,'oi-res|wnilcn SAN FRANCISCO, March ;JO."H was a choice between posslbl permanent Injury and defaulting I defaulted. My first concern I recovery of my health, if i s u t . cectl, I want lo play tennis aeain.' So spoke Mrs. Helen Wills Mondj when she relurned to Ran Fran clrco. her back encased In a brace Inle ^n August, 193,'(. After rcleii ing for seven years as the undisputed Icnnls queen of America shi dramatically ended her cliihib titli fight In tlie women's national singles at Forest, Hills, N. Y., b> walking from the Held, to give hei California adversary, Helen Jacob; the championship by default. This wns me nisi time the woman's national title ever was lost by default. Thousands sat stunned in the Wrst Side stadiun when Umpire Ben Dwlght made the announcement. "My right leg gave out. It numb cd and bothered me .so much 1 bad to default. 1 especially (its liked defaulting, in a final malch. 1 And the sports world rockci willi controversy. Purported enmity between the "Iwo Helens of California" was cited, and "hollow victory plot" was heard. To Mrs. Moiidy's defense came friends ami supporters wllli the claim lhat for several months, Mrs. Moody had [suffered from a back injury; that this kept her out of the Wlghlman Cup matches; that she entered Ihe Forest Hills classic because of tennis devotees' Insistence, and her natural desire lo equal Molla Mai- lory's record of eight final victories. Wutcli Oul, Gals! Quietly. Mrs. Moody returned lo San Francisco, x-rays and examinations indicated- a vertebrae maladjustment, with serious effects. She was in a hospital for several weeks for absolute rest For several months, she remained almost a recluse. Slowly, she began to resume her normal life off the tennis court Now, there Is a good cliancc that the on-disputed Jacobs-Moody re- Fl irn match may materialize. May' Ihls season, maybe n year from sinning tennis. Her he was enroutc to team. Lynn Chicago where he win "c.. lcl _,, llu production of a movie with "ack pajde soon. Lynn lap dances and has minor athletic roles hi (he movies. He was in the dance routine and also n member of the football team in Oakie's recent picture. "College Rythni," which Pc "" er - Lynn lcft " cre • •'.i iiuuviiy now is confined to drives against a "bangboard" at the California tennis court A little later, there will-be light com- pelilion. and if she deems it wise participation in various Calforniii matches. And then Forest Hills? "I have no definite ninns what- Read Courier News Want Ads. ROXY Matinee — Friday, Saturday and Sunday Only. Last Time Today Mat. Starts 2:80 - Nile C:45 Adm. Mat. & Nile—5c & 25c John Wayne in "The Lawless Frontier" Episode n & 10 of— "Return of Chandu" For Sale or Trade Some desirable income city property to sell at miccs thai are right or will trade for farm properly, sec me. G. G. CAUDILL Phone 797 Sunday - Monday Mat. Starts-2:00 - N'ite (iM Adm. Mai. & Nile—I0c-2ac —SEE— Ma.MAHON GUY KIBBEE '" Ml 9"«" O CbcihaH'i While the Patient Slept now. Tor Helen Wills Moody is re Saturday Only —Continuous Showing— Prom 1:30 (o II P/M. Adm.—Mat. & Nile—lOc-2-ie 'West of the Pecos' will, RICHARD DIX ;md MARTHA SLKEPER Cartoon and Serial— "Rusllers of Rod Dnji" No. 7 soever; have purposely avoided making them," declares matter- of-fact Helen, "I feel I have completely overcome my Injury by such a long rest. Picking im my racket now, I feel lhat It Is Just n week ago since I laid it nway. "Driving against a bane-wall; 1 can set my own pace, and gradually Increase It and length of .practice lime. It straightens my arms. It should build .the strength o! my Jegs gradually. The lower limbs are most, important, in tennis; they must carry on regardless of Ihe pace." I,aynff Has Done Wonders Mrs. Moody* plan of conditioning allows no comparison with i her previous form. She has the I sparkling eye of ambitious yoiilh splendid color, and, without, being overweight, is more fit, looking than Ihe drawn, tired girl who abdicated a sports crown. Set lo n program she has thought, out Helen Wills Moody cannot be hurried nor lufned aside, Maybe lhat much-debated re- irn game between the two Helens will be a feature of the 1935 Forest Hills meet. Maybe another year will elapse before Helen wills Moody feeJs she again has reach"'' championship form III ,mt (V.I.. < in put I/us In your hat Hclci Wills Moody is a seager as a beginner to get into thr top rankin« nealn-and she'll be in that type of coinpetllloii wlien slie convinces herself that she's ready for It. Burton Coasts to Win On Cape Girardeau Card CAPE GIRAriDEAU, Mo-A bov from St. Louis named K o Brown who the crowd seemed to hink had too great- fondness of horboiila! position, was knocked ul by Jackie Dm, Burton of Bly- heville. Ark., i,, Ule nfth rmi * a f R scheduled 8-roumler that crved a., the lm tn event on a v,v,.,c, car(! presen(cd byl j 0 ."^" n..ntV ? 0- ; Missouri National Guard, at Hoiick Field House Thursday night. Four times Brown went to the nut and stayed down for long omits, and each time the crowd issed and booed out the opinion hat he was not really hurt But '"at the crowd, seated back from " ™VW B ™a s« or hear, Z hard jolting lefts and right that Burton tlireiv °at SATURDAY, .MARCH so, 1935 I THIS CURIOUS WORLD ^Sr ] COOtS/ANA HAS 4,790 MILES OF NAVIGABLE THERE ARE 65 ACTIVE VOLCANOES IN EXISTENCE TODAY STAR IJARRER SHOP Fir.st Class Work •Tusb back of Kii-by's On South Second St. 3- H. C. HALSELL, Prop. THE TEETH OP TIGER. SHARK'S ARE MADE OF PERFECT H/OR.V/ , The Mississippi is, of course,. the chief reason why the state of Louisiana is water-minded. But the entire state is threaded and dotted with bayous, lakes and small streams, and much of the land thai borders nn these navigable waters is marsh area, which furnishes an ideal home for the muskrat millions. Brown's stomach and heart from he opening bell. 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