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Blytheville, Arkansas
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1941 ShawneeEdges Chicks, 42-37;ZivicWinsIn 12th Chicks' Offense Clicks-So Does Invader Quint's Mat Match Is Featured There .should be no lack of excitement on Promoter Mike Mt : - roney'.s weekly wmsilin^ program Monday night at tho Legion Hut. Tho heacUincr feature.'. Bill Ciu:- tiy, 220-pound Independence, Kiuis., heavyweight, against Carlo., I'todri- qucx, 212, Mexico Ciiy nile.s- n-ias City L mulchc-.s tiiiu rol'oreo wook'.s iiiclud::d a fhe-rafters'still are ringing out; ut" Blythevilli-'s hi«n school gymnasium today after a mixed cheering corps o! students'and adults spent a roslless evening Friday mK\\\ „,,.,,,.,>,,, •-»•! -viii .... , .. , i • .• i , ..i./.i i,., h i kr» iiiter. l he Mippuitmii v,iu .vui squirming through one of the mosi cxciung t '- lSk( - lh ' li ; be Counl K;ir] von X.UPJM, cie.-man games they'll over see there—as Hlytht-viDe's Chicks truM, | L0ilfe . h j f , ( vs y , ltiui JOC) :1 lf? now and: triod'and couldn't quite gain a victory. Shawnee high of Joiner wan the invading foe, and pclstd. ' .sharp-shoGcing lads r mained undefeated in 10 gurnet ;his season by administering a 42 to 37 whipping to the local quinti" A -f> T.ow named N. R. Hose\ six-foot, one-inch senior, captain and center for t,hn well-couched cay-:r.s of Coacii John Burnett, wa.s rrspos-sifclfc lor mast of the Chick 1 - c'iiftiailty in the encounter. Ft came cut of nowhere on 10 occa- 'f:.ons to take perfect passes from .teammates, and added vwo foul shots for a total of 22 points during the evening—and that's the story of the game. They couldn't stop Hosey. It's a Thriller The game was a dog-fight. After leading 9-6 at 'the opening of the second period and 23-13 at half-time, the Shawnee lads en- ceunlered trouble in the third set- to and led only 29-24 going into the final period. Then came the fireworks, a siision of see-saw scoring that saw Bo Co|ipecl£C hit his stride and score two buckets, as did Monk Mosley, sj-ame captain, with scoring assistance from Scnr.y Lloyd and Hays Spradley. " With five minutes left, the score \vas knotted at 32-all'after Mosley fired in a setup and a short two- handed push shot consecutively. But E. J. Hosey hit a free toss, and N. R. Hosey a setup on a n FrancisCO OpCD Down ' fo Eight-Man Quarter- is Fodav - Golden Gloves Set For Feb. 6-7 Golden Glows eliminations for -.lie district of nor then st Arkansas tnri .southeast Missouri will be held in Hlvtht'Villr- l-'eb. ti-7. it wa.s an- Barei'ootballev. iK.uuced today »oe Iff U sneaker play and Shawnee had a .three-point, lead. Coppedge dropped in a setup then Captain Hosey hit the nets. Lloyd got a setup alter Eosey missed two free throws. : smd 'the Chicks were behind only 3(5-37 as the crowd went berserk. Juniors Win, 18-17 E. J. Hosey broke up'the'fun •he-waver, with a pair of quick setup shets : on passes from N. R. •and Frank Felts, who had eight points tor* the • night—as did E. J. Ecsxy—and the game ended after Lloyd of Elytheville and N, R. Ho- .sey or Shawnee hit 'free throws. A preliminary skirmish be- ./tween the junior hig'h-teams of the ,tvro schools was as entertaining anil exciting as the c«»- /•f-aji-ment' of the two larger quints, v;ith Blythcvillc's I'ap- ; u«sc£ taking an 18 to 17 vic- - ' tory for their fecoiul straight : ,"..'.. win in 'four starts this season. .':. , Blytheville couldn't even score i in- the. opening period as'''Shawnee •'• got a 'five-point advantage. . and .J-.-.V73S"' behind 9-4 at the half. It . wa:> : J5-8 for Shawnee going into ^ 'tlviv final period, but Harry Halnes .; ' ii a pair of fie|d goals—his first 1 pclnts of the season—oi\ well; ..iui;ed push shots from around the ;'free throw lint, and Warren and ' Stacy added 'enough points to make it .a 10-point total for the period ;: ncl allow BlythevUle to win as 'the defense" worked well enough ^ to hold the invaders to a lone • Held 'goal in tlu: period: '.]. Elytlieville got.; to Manila Tues' ray night for a return game with '» -iii; Lions, who bested the locals ; here' in' the season's opener two wt:eks ago, 41 -2v. and whose.jim- .. iors humbled (he local Papooses SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18 (UP; Bit.' n*ime casual tics were almost o: wjunl weight at 1M pound-; from | v.'ill-.oul number in tho second Sonora. Mexico, a tall-blood Yaqui j "nmd of tlv; $5,000 San Francisco Indian, who will grapple in the j match play open championship a:, opener i -he experts scrambled, for spots Unfriendly I'i'liows among the .survivors scheduled to Canny wa.s brought here from nlav 18 holes in the third round till:--, morning. The four who some through this match !)H.wi-i':i Rodi iquf:v. ;md Bob MIC:nine's test will :neet in 18-hole ;v.o:jt{;(jijii:rv iuid JUL- and Uoy (semi-final matches this aftenioon Ail boys of tins territory aie •.'iiiihJt!~-if they arc amateurs—lo ,U<T this annual classic. Vi'innt'rs in tlic elimination LoCjrnunitMiL here will he sent In .Memphis' Mid-South meet \ifth :i!l fr.iid for thr entire trim; they are ut the tournament. Winners at Mem- I.J.' : s will ho «e»!t to the national (iiihtan Gloves meet at Chicago or New York. Il-ji cries lOiould be scut soon by isMuu.eur boxers desiring lo pai'tici- r,:.ii: lii the Glove.s eliminations Weld). Cfmny and Rodrirme/ de- vi?lop«sd u dislike- Tor e:ic!i other I ihat the Moxican hb; one-fall mairh againsi Joe 1 Welch si ml • ht-lpecl lo give the Welch brothers Uie "ta«" inau-h doc-Lsion wJien Rod jumped on the referee and wa.-, struck in the moulh several I timc-.s by the piston-like left list : of tlie iraie official. Rod also in some good blows i and the pair also mixed later i when they met in the dressing : room. He's Kansas Chump The Kansan's scrap-book .show.s thai he tias quite a record in the ring. He won the heavyweight wrestling championship of Kansas in 1933 from Earl Laccy after Orville Brown vacated the title and it wa.s awarded lo Lacey by the .State Athletic Commission. He was light-heavft.veighi champ of Kansas in 1933 when he beat Forest a title match at for places in the Sfi-holi: final to- .->mi them in care o! the Courier morrow. i K'fws sports department or to the uiylhcvillp Athletic club — • Do It N, \v-lf you plan to enter. Give yiAir luinie. age. \vetght, height, ex- {/.--rii-ncf- ;;iKi wei^Jit chiss in u'liic'i t surprise of the tourna- nu:it wits Chivk Harbcrt, frt-sh- profe.shional from Battle , Mich. Runner in Chan ute. Canny has just returned from Chicago, where during the past year he met Everett Marshall. BronkO Nagurski. the "French Angel." Milo Steinborn and other heavyweights. Both matches will be two-out-of- three falls. 90-miuute time limit affairs. The opening .session is at 8 p.m. Hurbert. who ;:et, a world's record < von wish to enter. cf 2G.S for 72 holes on LI par 72 course when he won the Michigan Open in 1937 as an mnaceur, de- : feuted Jimmy Deniaret of Houston. I Tex., the defending champion, l | up on the 19th hole yesterday. Ho i garnered four on the extra hole to • eliminate the Texan who won the \ last two match ))lay tournaments i here. Demarei. before bowing .out.' sank an eight-foot putt on the, 18th past a partial stymie to square the hole for ti pur four. Today's Sport Parade * HENKT MolXMOKX Ref Stops Bout; Age Licks Henry KY HARRY FERGUSON Umiecl Press Sports Editor NEW YORK, Jan. 18. (UP)—The years have licked ( Henry Armstrong. The little negro sat on a wooden bench i in his dressing room, peered through eyes that were 1 pounded- to slits, and announced his retirement. The likes ol' him won't come, this way again soon. Two Siieatl Goes Out more lop-flighters were FRANCISCO. Jan. 18. (.UP) —You'd never guess what Ty Cobb and I talked about at tiffin time _, , in the St. Francis here yesterday, eliminated .when Jimmy Thomson rt wasn - t ab out falconry, archery, of Chicopee. Mass., defeated Sam ^ vulcanizing or even how to Snpad of Hot Spr-ngs, Vn., 1 up Uf h malaria mosquito. .. .- -i T* J \ir«,-n.| /-.f ir^i^nrtMtrov i "•"-** ^ j • " Unbelievably, it was baseball. Cobb used to play at the game, you know. He was quite a hitter. During our conversation, which lasted well into the night. Cobb admitted to amazement as well as disappointment that owners, managers, and high commissioners have and Fred Wood of Vancouver, champion of three Canadian tournaments, beat Vic Ghezzi of Deal, N. J.. 2 up. Tony Penna of Dayton. O., co- iredalist with Jimmy limes, defeated Hob Connolly of Seattle, Z up.' Ilines dropped out suffering from an attack of boils. Liehthorse Harry Cooper, one • ein n t hoi-«'e "0 effort to improve Honolulu Henry Hughes kicked with his' bare foot when he played for Oregon State. er's target, you would put a check on wild hitting. Such a move would result. in better pitchers—pitchers who use control instead of relying on throwing^ the ball past the batter. 'Limk Hitters' Out "Before you knew it, basebal again would have men like Mathewson, Mordecai Brown. Slim Sallee. Pete Alexander, Herb Pemiock Clark Griffith and Dbc White This story will be mostly the loser of last night's fight for the welterweight championship of the world. Fritsiie Zivic of Pittsburgh retained his title by scor- ng a technical knockout after 52 econds of .tho 12th round. But the 'ictor wa.s a lonely man in his Jiessiug room and the loser got ill the cheers from 23,190 persons -largest crowd ever to sec; a sparing event in Madison Square Gar-} den. Zivic rook command in tlie ttrcc •cund and kept it by waging :i imfty battle. The best weapon in bis arsenal was one of the fanciest uppercuts ever seen hereabouts. That uppercut tore Annstrong's face into shreds, rocked Ms brain and reeled his senses tm- Referee Arthur Donovan stepped in after 33 minutes and 5'2 •econds of fighting and gave the ?igu that sent Henry down the -cad to retirement with a rain- !:ow of glory 'round his shoulder. Sentimental Crowd It wasn't a close fight, but no Loos rolled out of the gallery. The hcusands who were there and the thousands who were turned away .lad net- come to see a close fight —they had come on a sentimental ulgrimage to have a last look at ihe greatest little colored man since Joe Cans worked hLs magic inside davit to Armstrong's greatness. Mure are -seme of the things "hf lias done: Only man ever to hold three ' world championships ut the iame, tim*.—welterweight, llght- • we.ighl and featherweight. He even fought Oeferino Garcia tor the middleweight title and £'c.t a draw. Won 415 straight rights ;uxl scored. '21 straight knockouts. Made 19 successful defenses of lh«i .tlterweight title and in cue year —1940—defended it* six times. square of ropes. The crowd waited and along .ibout 10:45 o'clock Armstrong gave hem something to cheer about At the end of the 10th round Referee Donovan walked. across to With smart, controlled pitching Armstrong's corner and held up running, defeated Clayton Heafner j »* of Linville. N. C.. 3 and 2. •-•...! Yaqih .!oc, uUovc, full-blood- wl Yaqui Incliau from Sonora. Mexico, will wrestle Karl Von uf Cieruuiny in the ndup of Promoter Mike 3\Jcr<;ney's weekly wrestling Momhiy ni»ht at tlie Hut. Suggests Changes •Just because baseball is our na- teams equipped almost solely with Texas boys. Oul-of-state school onnuallv slip in and make away with some of the better prospects. Bill GUli.s. the '40 Army captain, was tv Texan. So Hays.and Tittk- of Tulane. Jenkins of Vanderbilr, Barrett nf L. S. U., 'Coats of Av- ajisas. Whited of Oklahoma, and Dawson Wins Title In Miami Tourney CORAL. GABLES. Fla., Jan. 18. (UP)—George, Dawson. the "business" man, golfer." brought the Miami "*' Blltmore Amateur Golf championship to. Chicago today. Dawson won the tille yesterday with a 1 and 2 victory over Ri£ Jim Fen-icr of Australia in their final 36-hole match. The two golfers were nil even at the end of the first nine of their morning round but Dawson shot the -round In 73. two over par. Ferrier. compiled a 76, his worst BY WELDON HAKT I Austin. Texas. Statesman Sports Kclitor 'Texas folk, like all others, art- inclined to be a little proud of Lhoir crops—particularly their athletic crops. The muscle factory that, takes this raw material and mrns out approximately one hero for each ?f Texas' 265,896 square' miles is the Texas Tntersrholustic League, .i far-flung oryanizntion that orig- inau'd in 1913 u.s a debating society and nl latest audit had a voluntary etu'o.lrnenf of approximately 500."< .school units. Some 825 hiyh schools played football in '-SO under .supervision of tlu? league, which is sponsored by the University of Texas extension division. There is no direct Tripson of Mississippi mention a few. State, to i tipnal game." Cobb said, "is no reason to hold it as sacred and untouchable. Golf is older than baseball and changes have m£de it a better game. The same;is true of basketball, football amf a half dozen other sports." .'•' * .' t This remark naturally led us to j inquire cf Mr. Cobb what changes ! he would like to .see mnrie in ball. He had an answer and a quick These lads and stay-at-homes like Kimbrcugh. Robnett and Thcmason of A. & M., Crnin and one. there wouldn't be .any home runs and triples by lunk hitters. You know what, I mean by lunk hitters. Those big guys who" stand uo there and kncs'k it out of the park." Cobb visualized a , faster, more strategic game with n bigger home plate. • "\Vith the batters checked, the stolen base would come Inck into baseball. So would the hit and run play and the squeeze plav, because a rim or two would mean something. A run or two doesn't mean a >.Hui£r J««J.ay. You get a £uy on first and tell him to wait there until some lunk knocks the ball into the bleachers or the mezzanine." Cobb believes that a faster. one finger. Armstrong, 'bleeding and blinded, knew what tha meant. Donovan was giving hin cue more round to come back be- .cre stopping the fight to preven ; ericus and permanent injury. It' meant that Armstrong had U.O speeding seconds to turn the Barker Named Most Valuable Pro Gridder NEW YORK, Jan. ,a8. (UP) — Uarence (Ace; Parker!' the Brooklyn Dodgers' brilliant quarterback, today was named'" the National Football League's most valuable player during the 1940 season by the Professional Football Writers' Association of America. Parker, a former Duke University Ail-American, will receive the. third annual Joe P. Can* Memorial award, placed in competition .by the league to perpetuate the memory of its founder and late president. Ten phvers figured .in. the poll in which the spectacular Dodger field general defeated, Sammy Baugh, Washington Redskins' passing star, by 5(5 votes. Parker pulled 18 first* place ballots and seven second place votes, a total of 111 points. Baugh was named first on five ballots and second on 10, giving iiim a total of 55 points. Sid Luckman, the champion Chicago Bears' great quarterback, was third, with 38. points;, and Don Hutson, Green Bay's pass-catching wizard, fourth, with 22. ' Danny Fortmann, Bears' all- Rend Courier News" Layden of U and H_ - - — »— f — ; e ^ cl Rlce-vecosmscd natioutil y m - » %nL . nV , nll tw!f , p ns i n t.P "The first thins; th>n should be done is to widen the plate a couple of inches. Do you realize what a tighter game of baseball would difference in the game that would bring back into circulation thousands of old time fans who quit the _:cle. three pracious minutes to re- j league guard, and Davey O'Brien, jam the last of the world cham- j Philadelphia's mighty mite, tied picnships he once held. HLs only for fifth with 21 points each. ^ :^.cpe was to score a quick knock- ;ut against. a bigger.\ stronger, yctmyer man. And what-'t a try'he j ;;DVC It! • • Armstrong- Tries Into the , short ptriod between .ic clung of two bells he called in what Little reserve is left alter 3=0 bruising fights. He forgot ituut the crowd. He didn't hear me roar that rolled down into th? iatch of light where his seconds LOOK! ONIY '40—were choice products of the missive T. I. L. setup. Some of the pro league's stand- cul.s each season write letters home io Texas — fellow.s like Sammy Baugh. Dswey O'Brien, Bulldog Turner. Dick Todd. Don Looney. Cotton Price, and Olie Cordiil. make baseball t^wice as interesting and twice as fast and twice a.<? much cf a science. Let me explain. The lively ball has taken most of the skill out of the came. Baseball lively the movies, when the made baseball a slu»- glng match instead of one in which brains and .speed olaved a part. A.-', a matter of fact, it would is all offense now with the defense I bring Cobb back into the narks. Hf having lictls or no chance. At the same time, one has to admit that the lively ball and the home runs The league « sponsors butei- JJat tt Possible appeals to round of. the four-day tournament. | connection between the league and 24-15.- Statistics In the afternoon Dawson started shakily and Ferrier squared the match at the 22nd hole. Dawson forged ahead on the 25th when Ferrier took two putts, and from then on stayed in front. Read Courier News want ads the Texas U. athletic department, ball, track and tennis. Basketball is highly developed in the smaller Texas schools and the simc championship usually goes to -some team named San Marcos. Carey cr Gushing, • A move is on foot to restore ing his pick of vast gridiron army for his Longhorn squad. But Bible has to split the output with 24 othor senior college Ltneitjis iiini Muuii Bly (37> Player f^: (t pfi l.loyd. • f -i -j I;K. H.. J>(>7,it'r. f l o UjDrrvr Spr-adley. f ;; o l!Fo!t>. f Coi)pet'««>. c 4 0 21 K«l<Hu^. f Mosiey. j. !«•) 4 i> :<i\.Hos,.y. c '• ^liar.-r, x 1 (i 0! Smiih." c ^°'S. ., (, i 1., c; Shawnee (42) i'liiy ( :r fa ft pf >•. f :'• U -2 f o <> u •1 0 I 0 o (.1 10 u 1 U 1) 0 1 0 1 Shoeless Gridders Coming On U. S. Tour From Hawaii ustomers. So you don't want to take the lively ball nway. But by increasing the wldih of plate and thereby increasing the pitch- hasn't seen five games in five vears because he loves a game of baseball that can'r be won by a bi" guy who just, shuts hLs eyes and -.ere repairing his torn face. liis . ; .crld had narrowed to what he culd see through a crimson haze two slits of eyes, and ail AND YOUR 6lD TIRE SIZS ^.00 x 16 FOR A The Polo Grounds are located in New York City. Totals S«'0re n viilv j:i. 17 I' lutlf: Tot »ls If) 4 BIy Jrs (18) Player fg f Stone, f 1 \Vnrren, ( S MoucJnn. f f • Sha-wiicc Jrs (17) ,'i, 'I'layfv fs; I't jif -!Htt<T. ;' 0 n 1,1 1 !»](>. f u u'o >' Siacy, c - Doss. L- 0 0 (r (•;,,-, 0 u 4 YOU 0 - OlBr,,,^,..,' 1 ° ft i.l. WillHt. 1JY UAK11Y GKAYSON HONOLULU. ~ College football teams desiring a real workout in practice this .spring can get one by booking the Hawaii Barefoot All-Stars, who are romins- over. It will be the first appearance cf a barefoot bri,;idf t.:\ the mainland. Dave Coflman. a youn-j man as- v. ith one of the i.sianet's (I 0 u •1 0 IV f -2 i n HO, barefoot clubs, will be alon? r ^ ' l -hcrtly to took a nation-wide t'X- , ;; o oi^"^"- c it n <•> ! HuRhes: Dniionstrat^s •- <• i 2 i Tho fin-i thcinlu \vas to ship Totals Srorp :it half: ! n* -4. Officials (lintlt and Dick Totals -he barefoot, loy.- tscross next full. but regular schedules interfered. and the spcns!_:> s:i\v no pi'vcent- ; in bucking maj^r att;actions. : Then, too, the spring swinj.; will enable Colfman to take the lads ihiough the midwest and east, OLDSTER LIKES JUVENILES | winch it would be too cold to play kick and place-kick a.s far and as accurately as shr --wearing. play- Many Nationalities Rarely doe.s a bareioot player -•,'t to ccllegi'. Most ui them arc "ntployed on stiuar and pineapple i; filiations and in rice lieUis. Tltey :Uart playing ilie game at a tender ." _o and rrjuain formidable a; M :irac when the average athli-te is far r.a.s! hLs pi-imtv r l!H- I :)\va:i Hsirefnot All-Stnis v i;l not lac!: tor sbc. io»' theiv <::e 1 a-Ui\- 'ill rlv v.ay from !!.">. :(,ui!Lls ir. :;\e i!:-r,nn'L-d class. The j ".- :cauue is caiicci tlio barrel, j cr by that time many of the glad- well-known .source of big league material and a fully organized high .school program would step up production. » * ? The. Class AA football divisimi; (.schools with over 500 enrollment.\ | i.laye.d this season under iw\v ' ; which sp?ci:y a tr.axinuim, of 17—one of the lowest. Yet teams won an overwhelming majority of their interitaiO !,':Vi?s. " Temple and AmarilU; ..aiiis playing for the state championship at Dallas. Dec. 28. looked like cc'lle&e aggregations. Amarillo won the title, its fourth, ami eacii team carried otl over ibLLG dr.spite bad weather. Kext y«ar an expected increase. ,u .six-nuui teams, already nuni- iv.av scud the to- Just Waif Say Dodger Fans As Brooklyn Adds Class, Power lie cculci -see v/as the blurred figure of Zivic in black lights mov- , Ing in for the kill.- Armstrong tore in. He belted u left hcok to the head. ..slammed a right to the jaw and drove Zivic o the rcpes. He kept him there .tcause when you have a man on the ropes you can be blinded and still hit. him. Zivic got some good advice be- ween rcunds. At the start of thc- •:th he went out stabbing at Arm- :r&ng's bleeding eyes. Donovan valched Armstrong flounder help- es':'y aiounct the 'rin*' for less han a minute and stopped it. The, record book will be an aft'i- STANDARD TIRE ^ cvtr 100 tal abo\e SOO. Bv GEORGE KTRKSEY TInlted Press Staff Correspondent NEW YORK. Jan. l8.->"Next year" may arrive in Brooklvn in 1941. Ever since Uncle Wilbert Robinson piloted the old -Siroerbas' to a pennant in 1920 the Flatbush faithful have been chanting. -Woit'll next year." Class is written all over the 1941 Dodgers. They have the best catching staff in the league, a solid defensive infield and a powerful outfield. Whether the Dodders climb those golden stairs is quite likely to depend on the pitching <tafT. Last vear the Dodgers' best Who yuile? called it the Lon.- Stafi MIAMI, Fla.. Jan. 18. Earl Peel, who at 44 is one of the oldest active jockeys in the country. is particularly adept at riding "niles. •Park. Re is now-at Hialeah • K.ANSANS LEAD COLORADO , BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 18.— Bright of the players on Colorado's ;i5-man basketball squad are from only five are from Colo- Kansas once had active volcanoes. One cone is visible today just west of Riley, Kan. ans socks and slices in the autumn. Naturally, opponents will have, tc wear tennis shoes. Honolulu Henry Hughes, block- ng and kicking back of Oregon State and the Boston Redskins of some years ago, publicized tht. barefoot boys somewhat in the states. He kicked with his bare fcot . . . demonstrated that the tall tales we had heard abou barefoot kicking in the island were true. But to date barefoot football ha been confined solely to the flower archipelago. Barefoot booters punt, drop look like The Ha'.vaii Barefoot All-Stars Hicks Far Ahead I'UNTA GOiiDA. Fla.. Jan. 18. i UP>— Elizabeth Kicks of Long Beach. full 13 .strokes visl have all other seams che-ated n the m;\tier of nationalities. The m v'iii be composed, like as lot. of Hawaiian*. Chinese. Japa\e,se, Koreans. Portuguese. H;i- waiian-Japauese. Hawaiian - Chi- belter than her nearesl compctito;-s. led !h:.- field as play in the seventh amiuat championship of champions tournament contained today. Miss Iiicks took medal honors ir. the qualifying round yesterday nese and A N«<v Trip with a 73 while tiie closest i runners- up. Louise Suggs oi Atlanta and A circus is being held and au-| Mar >' ^ ano Oorman of Sansota. tcmobiles avo bchit? raffled oil to Fia - pitcher was fat Freddy Fitzsim- nions, who set an nil-time National League record by winning 16 games and losing onlv two. Fitzstmmons 1 1 \viil be 40 next J\ily and can no 1 longer be expected to pitch more than an occasional panic. The .iob of leading the Brooklyn staff will inss to you no- Kirbv HiRbe. sometimes cailed the National League's 3ob Feller because of his blaizng fast ball. The Dodgers shelled out ^100.000 and three ball players to the Phillies for Higbe. who won 14 and lost 19 for a hopelessly last ulace club in 1940. It's Up to Higbe Behind H5gbe the Dodgers have Whit- Wyatt. Hugh Casey, Luke help pay the boys' expenses, so Dave CofTnian will accept any fair share of the receipts, and won't be disappointed if the shows do not rivaw excessively. The main idea is to give the boys a richly deserved trip and to fhow barefoot football at its best on tlie mainland. The barefoot boys are amateurs in the fullest sense of the word. Jane Cothran of Greenville. S. C.. shot an 87: Mr.s. Myron Davy of Washington. D. C.. 88. and Jean Bauer of Providence. R. I., 90. At one time barracks for housing soldiers were opposed in England on grounds that they would encourage thn growth of n standing army. Carleton. Steve Rachunok. Al Sherer. Kemo Wicker. Bill Swift and Van Mungc. Carleton and Swift are likely to team with Fitzsiminon.s for relief work. Mun"O's case is far from bright and he may go back to the minors. Depend On Reese The Dodgers' infield is all set unless Uncle Sam should call Third Baseman Cookie Lavagetto to the colors. If that, should happen Lew R;°;RS. obtained from the Reds in a winter deal, can take over the hot. corner. Dolf CamilH at first Pete Coscarart. at second and Pee Wee Reese at short, man those positions more than acceptably Reese, who was hit in the head and then broke his heel, is one.o the classiest shortstops the Nation- j al League has seen in ye are. If his frail physique can stand the rigors j of a 154-game campaign. Reese is j likely to become the kingpin of National League shortfielders. Medwick Is Key Man Anotner key man in the Brooklyn pictm'e is Joe Medwick. bought Tor a tremendous outlay of cash last season, who failed to live up to his price tag. A bean bah\ put Medwick out of action and inter- ftrod with his play but toward the end of the season he regained his old batting eye and finished with an average of .301. With Medwick in left, the rest , WE MAKE CONCRETE STORM SEWER — ALL SIXES Osceola Culvert Co. Phones 253 & 60 I>. S. I.siney Ed Wiseman Osceola. Ark. BUY NOW1 PAY LATERI BUDGET PLAN ITKBoslovoi • • • MOTOR GO. & Walnut Ph«.ne 810 WRESTLING Bill Canny vs. Carlos Rodriquez 220 pounds ' 212 pounds Yaqui Joe vs, Carl Von Zuppi 198 pounds 198 P°wnds 2 out of 3 falls. 90 minute time limit. Monday Night 8:00 p.m. Legion Hut Hamlin Curt Davis and Lee Gris- of the outfield is likely to be Dixie som in the first line. Wyatt and «^""»- «» —- —' '— ™» Casey were expected to be 20- game winners last season. Neither made it. with Casey in particular failing to measure up to expectations. If either Wyatt or Casey conies through with a big season in 1941- tne Dodgers will have to be reckoned with all the way Manager Leo Durocher will the rest of his staff from Ed Head. Wesley Flowers, Max Macon. Tex Walker in center and young Pete Reiser, who has shown flashes of real hitting ability, in right. Walker will have competition for his spot from young Charley Gilbert, who is better defensively but can't hit with Walker. Other outfielders are Joe Vosmik. Jimmy Wasdell (who also can play first), and George Staller, a hard-hitter from Montreal. Joe Gallagher Ls due to move to Montreal.

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