The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 3, 1935 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 3, 1935
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•PAGE EIGHT Old Time Fetid Js Resull Of Injury Werber Got Last Fall BY HAHUy OltAVSON Sjiorls Kclilor. .VK.A Sen-la- SARASOTA, Fla.-One of those old-fashioned baseball ware w ,n rage to tte Atnsrlairi Ix-ague thh season. Bill Werber, of the roslon Rc>' Sox, has severed dlplomnilc roll lions ftlth J 0 .Jo White of tl champ'on Detroit Tigers, his , )r j, cinnl itval for bnsi-runnlng s i premocy Tliei fought m thlrci base o tlie Tigcis' last trip to the Ilu lust fall "If I had to kick onrt cut i steal bases, I'll wait, to be balte around," says Werbci-, exblbitli a .scar O n hfs wrisl. "White 211% me this to remembjr him by in year if )i c ever comes Inlo m again like that, he'll get n goo punching." So-o-o there'll be pyrotechni m Detroit am! Boston, for Whil Uke Weiber, asserts that he ua nnly wnimlne lip when he swloc 28 bases in 115 gaiiiM in Werber topped ),| m bv an dwen iyith 40 In '15? contest They aic the best and most dai Ing Lasc-runncrs in the Crack Base Runners Avowed Enemie Kicks Ball From Infietilfrs' ir.inds White. Ihe IHUc-'bj,<r of bom who covers center field like a eh cus- tent, makes a practice of kick Ins the ball from the hands infiela>rs his feet flying npnr like a pair of shears al the sec ond of impact, The fleet Georgian precipitate all the trouble In the last world renes by kicking the sphere from Prankie rrisch's mitts to help np set HID Cardinals in the gamei h St. Louis . II pertnns is Just as well lhal Joe Mcd«ic!i. of (he Red Birds nnd Marvin Owen, of tlie Ticer', whose row at third base brought on the bottle and. bun shower ii the final same of the big series are in different leagues. Werber and White, neither of whom are s bit backivnrrt In (ak ing full ndv>intage or (heir ag- uressive rights, will have unlimited opoorlunitles to get at one another's throats, however. And the Red Sox, fired by Joe Cronln, are as ambitious as the Tigers rhis irm I'd like lo sec every game between- these two clubs Base-running, which virtually had becomi- a lost art, was stimulated in 1934 by the. spectacular work of Werber, who so quickly took his place/asi the foremost third bnsemnn In 'the game, and White ' Werber Steals Second On Base on Balls Werber duplicated Tyrus Raymond Cobb's feat of slenllmr second on n base on bnlls In Boston last fall and got away 'with It against the Tigers who were roaring along to Detroit's first pen- fARK.) COUKlfcR NEWS By Harry Grayson o.ii Hit- St. Louis strategist's hands that trouble between in ; Cnrdhmts and Tigers. CAP-ricions. T Gives Exhibition More NEW ORLEANS.-IJounrtlng tin- tasrs with the Cleveland Indians Willie Kimim l s not considered a regular, for Hie flnsl time In r.t years of major league basctoll • • • irnined Achilla' tendon-; that dfinuml ,-csl when tlie race- is iKiucsi. are the reason Had Ne\vs Hale. with his potrnt poke, has a first mortgage on tho ihlnl ixtnink lot,. . . . u a i e , s th- , clubs champion hotel lobby sitter Ijy ihc way. . . . c)enn Mynl ' . i tail.H hlf- I2th year with Die in dliiHI still a second string catcher .... I.Klli! Frank Pytlak a^ali Is No. I ... Pytiuk is tho'.smnll. Ml and r.islcst Mckslop In ||r majors .... pytlak wi-.s hamll- enpiicd by illness | n ,«t season . He Is tlie correspondent of Polish newspaper In his home eft: of Bii/falo. . . . Charley (Greek George, recruit receiver, scintil '" all sporls at Oglethorpc ,1- • • . Hob Cinrbark, an- olher, was an all-round aihlele Allegheny. College , . . Jic hit, .Ml for Toledo In 1234 Al llren- . . . ,„ „„„. /(•!. who may hang O n as the lhlr< string catcher, cost PHKbm-«l S2.VWO when he came up from llv J'aiMfic Coast LeaiMie In 11)32 V/nltcr Johnson Is to carry 'nlry Pi'ehers. with Dennis Ciaieliow ui'i the nlacc left vacant v);en Hob Wetland went lo Ihe S( f>oui' nrawns . . . Galehousc, ri«hi- lianded. 24, Mmullne B fe,:l |. n iul iehlni 100, was not effective for Kcw Orlenns last season uniil July, after w)ilc)i lie bagged H (faints .... He hasn't been kcntr-n in the Dixie series, im ( | trimmed Galveston. T«n B League ciiainpltms. twice last tiiilnmn. lanli-r f!el'p«,l Hudlin Vl'ilJIs HiidJin credits Ihe development of his curve to Mel Harder. . . . oral Hildebrand says he is through -panning off ... There Is no question that n bad tRniKcramcnt has retarded the tall acicoAlfm.' Wn "- " C ' n tnc ladies of Adolf Hitler in Germany some time ago. But after - nrucons on the Us Oermmi fighter slopped Slere Hamas in Hamburg recently loe' r '"" l! " 1 «'' t «'s of billiards which eapcd into iJ, e ring after the bo,,r and Joined 'In the N)US | .sahile "" " " ' American Jews are demanding an explanation-of this action-but It m'l seem lo trouble Jacobs, who i., shown here, rtecoratea with a trick cap and ever-present cigar, as he landed In New York to Umpire nant in 25 years. Werber listened .„ ulllllilo George Mbriarty .describe Cobb's aceomriishment ,in Uie morning and performed the trick that afternoon. Apparently loafing as he approached flrst base, 'Werber suddenly swung into full stride Ray Hayworth, who stood juggling the ball as tadatops are prone to do after a pitcher has issued free transportation, was Caught off his guard to such an extent that he chucked the pellet into csnter field, Eddie Collins relates that White Is the first player who he ever •saw Jdcic a baseball club to victory. This happened in the same set of games in which Werber stole second on a tise on balls ic Cardinals, who got away with In 110 games. * « » 'nil to lie Baited round in Nalinnal National League figures iilus- l -ate how the base-runners have slipped. Only eight others stole 10 or more sacks. Klki Cuylcr, of Hie Cubs, ankled off IS; Dick Collins declares that White was P" knocked ii thrown out fairly enough at sec- Baseball req ™< .n.^ .-^-. a end, third, and home, "yet scored the winning run on a sacrifice fly In the eighth Inning. M?n Bifiim was waiting at second base with the ball when White was 10 feet from the bag, but failed to take into account the Col- lepe Park flyer's subtle footwork. Werber end White had to be pulled apart when the pellet spun from the former's hands as the skinny fiychaser slid inlo third base. White then scored on the sacrifice fly, Hick Ferrell failing to hang »a,t_o the ball despite the wa.mngs fiven by Jo-Jo at second ' and third. - ' * * e Only Six Swipe 20 or More Bases White became quite a ball player during the last half of the 1934 camnaign, and the speed of the Detroit outfit had much to do with its lean from a scragely fifth In 1933 to the flag. Only five American League performers stole 20 or more bases In 1934, and three of them wen- Tigers. Pete Fox purloined 25. and Gerald Walker, despite the fact that the latter was limited to 98 engagements, In a goodly number of which he acted as nothing more than a pinch-hitter. Ben Chapman, of the Yankees, was the other member of the American League's base-running Big Kve of 1934, with 26 In 149 contests. Chapman stole 61 in 1931 Only one National leaguer stole more than 20 hassocks In 1934— the redoubtable Pepper Martin of Bartell, now with tlie Giants, with 13; Danny Taylor, of the Dodgers, with 12; Frisch and Junior Frcy, the Brooklyn backstop, nnd Stanley Hack, of the Cubs, with 11 each; nnd Jack Rothrock. of Ihe Cards, an<| Arky Vaughan. of the Pirates, with 10 each. Base-running was neglected during the lively ball craze. It will come back now that the ball permits the game to be played more like It was when a stnr player had to be something more than a power-house at the plate. Body contact comes with bold basj-running, and with that rivalry and heat like Hint between Werter and White. There has been too little of this since Babe Ruth's bat knocked inside baseball out. Baseball requires more Werbsrs and Whites, and league presidents who will Instruct pompous umpires lo let 'cm scrap and yap. Bikes Allowed on Boardwalk ATLANTIC CITY. N. J. (UP) — Visitors to this well known seashore resort now may 'take their morning exercises on the boardwalk with bicycles, tifayor Bacharach signed the order allowing the two-wheeled cycles on the wooden-way from 5 to o a.m. A1 oay<S Almanac: April 50^" . Irvmd, American .luthort t>om« ISOl-Bussia seizes Hanover. l%12<Edward Ever- etfc Hate American author, born. . Mint opened in. CAGE QUEEIN nothing more than large marble; I lus equipment, was Installed ii his woodshed and It Was lo llils, table that he credits his "championship stroke." He won the Indi ana stale Championship at thi. age of 18. Two years Inter he went to New York City with Maurice Daly where he established a hi°l nin of 191 in ia.2 balklinc. win ning tlie tournament with an av- ~~agc of 22. In 1901 Morningstar went to Mexico where he won the Mexican championship which he still holds flection of the queen O f t i lo Women's National A. A U basketball lournanicui at Wich' W " S madi! to tai, i,' a """n* taste. Here is the fair ruler— -Dllllo Kmh Turnbnll. 17 ° WT old student at Clillocco Indian IwUlute of Oklahoma, in W bo s o ^elns courses the blood o[ ibo Choctaw irib* She played for" ward on her Bchcol'a earn Err Wrapped For Markcl NASHVILLE, Tcnn. (UP)-Ahen owned by Mrs. J. T. Shelton of be given by Ora 0. Morningstar of Sun Diego, California former 18.2 imlkhne champion' nnd "pastmnster of the ait" when i, e appears al, Pastime Billiard Parlor, 207 No. Main P. M; on April 3, in connection with the National "Better Billiards" Program being sponsored by the National Billiard : Association of America. Tlie veteran. Morningstar is probably one of the best qualified instructors in the history of billiards. Ora, as ' he prefers to be called has devoted 45 years of his life lii Ihe interests of billiards and in 1909 lie held the world's title at 18,2 balkllne and the 18.1 championship in ton. Mornlngstar was oorn in Rochester, Indiana In 1874 ' where his father owned a hotel. It was there 'i<? got his first glimpse of a billiard table in which he became mmediately interested. Too youn<* however, to play in a public re! creation Morningslar decided lo build his own outfit, which he did The equipment consisted of n store box and rails mndc out, of old rubber soles from discarded shoes. The cues lie made broomsticks nnd the balls fron right-hander, (jot the name grandmother . twin sister ^., mother used Lo piek them iip"n"i'd ."ay, "Two litue bossies" . . . . Berger's fattier i.s a sergeant In Ihe armv stationed in Washington Louis Bcreer zv" from his Berber has a Their grand- '-•'r* • t&« s Corner BY I ART KRENZ THE. MteTsR &OLF£K GCf4EeffX AV OK/A/ -ftMRfJAMSNT APRIL 4-7.... Berber's Idol Tyrus Raymond Cobb °vas Bergcr was a high school classmate of Bill Wer- Werber bcr, of the Red Sox went lo Duke, Berger to Mary- Berger was a three- land letter man in college, and twice was larrely instrumental in the defeat of the Yale football team . . . Both Werber and Hov Hughes, Ihc latter the other half of Cleveland's new keystone combination, declare that Berger can play baseball just as good ns he cares to. ... Four years ago Hal Trosky hadn't even heard of Babe Rulh or Lefty Grove . . Scout Cyril SlaDiiickn. a fcllan lowan, signed Trosky while the Cardinals and AAAAAAAA's were thinking about it ... Last season was Trosky's first in Ihc ma- lors, but that didn'l prevent him from being the find ol the year. ... Hal replaced Eiirl Averill ns the outslamlhu; star of th? Indians and the favorite of the cus- years to improve and expand national libraries, figures show. New buildings are being erected to home the increased collections and catalogues and card-indexes have been completed. vhile. confidence in Hughis in- rcases daily. . . . JQO Vosmlk's eg appears as good as ever. Amungt tlie Cleveland oiitfiekicis, Milt. Galatner rates next lo Vr,<- mik as a thrower, an;i is the best defensive llychaser on the payroll In Barracks Prison Cell PORTSMOUTH, N. H. (UP) — They wanted to see what a prison cell was like from the inside look- Ing oul. Huje Sum Sjienl for Libraries | Two curious men were on an in- ROMF IIIPI n i v. isfiection tour through the new OOuCDn lil ^ y , h J !S5P "' t32 '- State Pulicc 'wracks here Tl,™ uuu.uuu lue during the past ten Curiosity Locked Pair |Marrying Justice Gets Police barracks here. They r-splcd a cell and went in. Tlie door closed shut behind them. , . - " MIHII. |«VT.IUI,L UIIU LO CC Frank Cambria, a watchman, had | prohibition brew. Job as Beer Taster FRESNO, Calif. (UP) _ George Washington Smith, former F'"sno champion "marrying justice," today had added a new distinction— that of having "the world's softest job." Smith, together with several other elderly men, was selected by a San Francisco brewer to tesi his product and to compare it with pre- no key to unlock the door. All Smith had to do was to sit • — — •••••—" «•- """'• nil aimin natl to do was They were 'imprisoned" all day | around a San Francisco hot he LV C011tractor aPP<"«:<l with j plenty of meals-and drink- tomeix . He set an nil-time mark for home runs by n Cleveland combatant. 35, played before At thnt time he President Diaz. In l!)03 he went lo Paris where he played a 3COO point match of 18.2 balklinc with Robert Olonrious, the Belgium ,,. r,, (hat mn(ch hc broke the world's record of •><» held by Frank C. ives and lied by George B. Sntlon with n ruii of 22-i. in 190G Mornlngstar challenged Maurice Vigilaux but the challenge was not accepted by the •Frenchman. Mornlngstar Is a talented artist and model maker. He hns studied in Europe under many well-known nrtlsls and lias several exhibitions on view in the Carnegie Institute of Pittsburgh where he lived for a number of years. He Is today recognized as one ol the most valuable instructors in the billiard California Crime Down SACRAMENTO, Cal. (UP) _ A steady monthly decrease In crime in California was reported by the s ot c bureau of criminal «* T \ » market U came mio tlie world wrapped in tissue paper, or cello- ..PJiaiie, If s-ou prefer, by some I strange chemical phenomenon. year as compared report said. 1534 Hie ' lllt Read Courier News Want Ads. three in one same ngainsl Chicago ... He lik .330 mid toptx-d tlm Indians In runs baited in with 142. Pe.irroii Has ilic Stuff Players a.«.scrl thnt Monte Penr- r on only has to conquer himself to hc a 25-game pitcher. . . . Al Mllnnr was correcting; a balk- h)R fault developed in the Southern Association, when he w.i.s stricken by appendicitis . . . Mil- nnr, n potential Leitv Grove, first attracted attention when he struck out jl8 Cleveland regulars in a niaht exhibition Etni'.e in Eanps- ville. O.. tn 1933 ... Roy Hughes lias lincl urn: trouble Jor the last two springs, and Walter Johnson Inis cautioned the Cincinnati Ishman lo (nke It ensv Ir- Hughes' arm is none" too stron" but he makes np for It wiili the speed with which lie gets the ball away. . . . Bill Knickerbocker had a nasty appendix, but the operation was highly successful ... Surgeons say he will be back on Mny 15, but club officials will be pleased If the California!! is available n fortnight later . . . Mean- GOLF At !(s liest Better equipment menus lower scores. CLUI3S BY— ' SI'ALDINO WILSON-WESTERN WALTER HAGEN WINTER-DOHSON Spaldinrr, McGregor, U. S. Royal, Wilson nnd the now Streamlined Golf Balls. SpaMiinj and Arnold Shoes, 'Sweatshirts, Sweaters, Gloves. Dick Reinsma Professional BLYTHEVILLE COUNTRY CLUB •'' .'J.V.: ' : "Good News travels fast! Bad news used to have the reputation for speed. But such is the demand for the good things of life today that good news travels even fasf.ev. I he earners of many of the good tidings that every one is eager to hear are right before you. They are the advertisements in this newspaper. They bring good news about soap and cereals sedans i and cigarettes, Good news for the housewife. Good news for the business man. Good news for every one who believes in and happiness. com .fort Let an automobile maker in Detroit or an orange grower in Florida develop a finer product. You will hear about it —not in a couple of years, not just "some time." The whole new story will be rushed to you nn the wings of the greatest good-news service in the world—advertising. Advertisements arc filled with the kind of good words you like to find. They tell you of new products, new improvements in well- known merchandise, new values and new ways to increase your •well-being. And always they tell you not only where and how to purchase goods of assured merit, but also the way to be certain of obtaining 100 cents' worth of value for every dollar you spend. Read them—and gel their good news regularly!

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