The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1943 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 21, 1943
Page 8
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','.; • ; "i ' , f TICK BIGHT BLYTHEV1LLE (A)tK^ COUUIKU NEWS Anne Ross Executes Dives Few Attempt *•—— — • — _ • ^- , Formful Anne Ross en route n-* .16 a championship. On Ltfl.lUnM Catcher* NEW YORK (UP) - Mickey Owen, Jh;sl-strtbg catcher for'"the Ijiooklyn Dodgers, cou(lnh.s » no reason why left-handed calch- crs cimt'inake (lie trade in major .league company. Apparently, say.s Ouen, H Is- s!ni|)ly tradlliun work- FRIDAY, MAY. 21, cclvcrs In existence. NEW YOHK (UP)-Joc Gordon, ii' York Yankee's peerless Sllriiweliw, yank shortstop, worries loo much about tlie mechanics of fielding. clo to be a success Is to (rib Ihi ball arid throw it," Gordon taid, ^ s « : ^^ .. -...._.,_., ( Careful, Junior, I I know the Dixie Weave can take it... ^ By.KOBEKT MKLI.ACE •^ NEA ; Special Corespondent NEW YORK—Nobody c\cr mistook Brooklyn for Coral Gables or Malibu Bench, but Anne Ross, 19- year-old holder of three nallonnl diving lilies, is giving Die Flatbiish Faithful something to crow about when [he fortunes of their Baseball Bums lag. .With no -morc'siintan tlian that It) vcn off by the rich Incadescont rays of the St. George Hotel Dragon Club pool, this- Barnard College sophomore has waited away with the.national senior outdoor thrcc- mcUr and the indoor high and low board crowns. With Die titles also came some of the luster long common lo the nation's resorts as breeding grounds for aquatic champions. Rounding out the Flatbush Tliemc, Anne Is an ambidextrous southpaw, but she has ycl to be accused of diving Into nu empty pool, stealing third base Inhabited by.;a' teammate or letting a third strike squirt off her o'ovc In a key game of a World Scries. FINEST fiCOM I.OWItOAHO Ifcv coach, Madeline (Buddy) Karson, former national junior hl«h board queen, Inherited Anne In 1930 after she had .started at. the Port Washington, Long Island, Y under Mrs. Lcnilcln. Miss Kurson Is also an instructor at Jono.s licach. l.Vllfi Karson now considers Miss Ross the finest fcmlnin; lowljoard diver of all time. At 17, Anne copprd the senior Indoor lowboard lille, compensation for five years of traveling ihe 2D miles from her home In Port Washington to Brooklyn imd acrobatic dancing which [jave lier poise and dally two-hour practice sessions In Ihe ix>ol. Tiiat tide came cast following an 11-yonr absence, and the priority of the sunnier dimes was broken. Miss Ross has held It since. Elves few women attempt iirc Anne Ite' meal. In competition .she skims through tlie compulsory swan, back, half- gnlncr, back jack knife and 'forward half-twist. litr five optional (lives by rate of difficulty, arc the buck one-and-one-half, forward double somersault, one-aiid-onc-lwif sain- cr somersault, cutaway onc-and- onc—half somersault anil liiilf-uafn- cr half-twist forward somersault. She is the only girl who executes" (he Iwo-aml-one-luilf somersault In the Pike position. CI.UANK in* WITH TOWKI, A faded red lurki.sli towel Is Miss Boss' only superstittlon. The same one hns been In evidencs since lir-r first competition. A well-liked, unspoiled kid, she dresses like a 12-yttir-nlrl, occasionally veins her hair braided, and hopes for a future In physical education. Shs .slands five feet seven, appears taller, and weighs 140 pounds. She Is studying classical dancing. Papa Ross, n government worker In Washington, Is anxious u> see his fm-mfnl daughter finish Hamard us she did Port Washington llllgh— with high honor.s. Among many other accomplishments, she writes a beautiful himd. If she continues to concentrate on (hi! books as she docs on her -water work, Anne Itoss will bo the dean, 1 and Brooklyn will lake another bow. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE xNashviltc xBlnningham xChaltanooga . xLiltlc Rock xflew Orleans xAtlanta xKjioxville xMemphis xNIght eamc. W. L. Pet. 1G 17 D M 9 H 10 12 14 10 14 7'15 7 17 .fiC7 .051 .609 .583 .402 .411 .318 .292 Brooklyn Boston St. Louis Philadelphia Cincinnati' New York Phlttsburgh Chicago NATIONAL LEAGUE W, L. Pel 18 9 ,()C1 14. H 8 H 9 13 11 12 13 11 14 9 13 7 19 .035 .009 .042 .480 .440 .400 .209 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L Pet. New York H 8 .030 Washington'' U 11 .560 Cleveland 13'11 .542 8t Louis ', 09 .500 Detroit , , . 10 11 .4713 Philadelphia . . 11 14 .440 Chicago ,... 8.11 .421 Boston ' 8 M An Belle of Brawl Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games Memphis at Atlanta. Knoxullc at Bnminglnin LUllo Rock it Nashville at New Orleans. ed .NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn a, bt Louis 2 Philadelphia 3-2, Chicago 0-0. Pittsburgh at Boslon, ix)sl|xm- .CmcmnaU at New Yoik, poslpon- -tomely Mrs.. Emily Neair-.slts ringside at Great Lakes Nnvnl Training Station recruit boxing shows and wnoimccs names of- coiilestiuits, vclghls, results and other pertinent information. Her husband, U. (Jg) Russell D. Ncal. Is somewhere in ;hc • Pacific She Is a • retention \ ' leader. • s ' AMERICAN 1 LAC.UE Boston 2-7 Cleveland 1 4 Phll.idelplil i at Chic.igo, postponed 'Washington .it St Louis, postponed __ ' ' " at Detroit, postponed. Today's Games ' "' SOUTIII-RN IE AC. HE Memphis at Atlanta night. Nashville, at New Orleans, two. Little Rock at Chattanooga. KhoVville at Birmingham. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Brooklyn. St: Louis at New York. Chicago at Boston Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, iiighl, AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at Chicago, night. Philadelphia at St. Louis, night. New York at Cleveland, night Boston at Detroit. Bears Can't Wait For Irish Halfback By: NEA Service NOTRE DAME.-Chicago Bears yere premature In drafting Dippy; Evans of Notre Dame. 'Hie halfback has another year of eligibility. The professionals are not supposed to select a collegian un- le.5s.hls class is about to be graduated. Seven members of the Irish squad v,ere selected b> the money clubs The other si\ are Bob Dove, «nd, Lou Rymkus .tackle Harry Wright guard and signal-caller; Wally Ziemba, center, Bob Neff, Uekle, and Dick Crecvj, back. .Each Has Own Name' NEW YOKK (UP)-Count Fleet, Mrs John D Hertzs Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, is known around the barns by several names His groom calls him "Old Zeke", the stable foreman refers to him as "The champ"; ncwspaptrmeen c»ll him "The Fiett," and to the public at large he Is 'Tlie Cauitt" > FATTON RODE JUMPERS NEW YORK— Lt^Gen George 8 Potion, who further distinguished,, himself T In Tunisia, rode and oyntd Jumping horses on the »»«t«rn Hunts circuit^ t ' Sunday Game Sought For Soldier-Players Arc there any good independent mscball teams In Hits section uinkerlng for action? If so, Libia. Bill Maim, athletic director lit -he Blylhevillc Army Ah 1 Field, voulil like lo arrange a name for. ils soldlci'-tciim on Sunduy aftcr- loon. The game could be played ellher at the post or elsewhere, I.lciitcn- nut Adiuns said. The post (cam is a fairly strong grcenllon boastlnc . two crack eft-lmndcd pitcher:, 'inid .scvernl ;ood hitlers. Managers of any baseball teams in tills area ivbn would like to Jilay Sunday afternoon lm ,y reach Licu- .cuanl Adams by calling the IJIy- thcvlllc Army 1 Air Field. Wrigley Denies Report He'll Resign Position CHICAGO, May 20 (UP)—Philip K. Wriglcy—president and owner of the Chicago Cubs-isii't through with baseball yet. There had been rumors that, Wrlelcy would resign'his post with the League clnlj. Hut. now Wrigley has made a public announcement, branding Ihc report, false. Says WrliUey: "The first thing 1 knew about Mils was when 1 read it in the |n\|)cr." Wins Seven Evenly To Prove Worth Of Navy Training Plan By NEA Service MILWAUKEE. -Tribute to the Navy's physical fitness program was |)aid by actual demonstration when Lt. John Drew, former Marquetlo athlete and veteran of the ill-fated U. S. S. Lexington, came home on furlough. Competing on an alumni tram against the Mnrqucttc University High Scool smi!Ul. Licuten- | ant Drew won seven events—both sprints and hurdles, the Ijigh and broad jumps and shotput. NEW YORK (UP)—Favorites al Jamaica race track's recent 27-day meeting romped home in front slightly more tluin 37 per cent of Hie lime, Chairman Herbert Bavard Swope of the New York Slate Racing Commission reported. Seventy favorites flashed under the v.-irc first in 189 races, while second choices won 51 times for a 20.3 per cent average. Third choices accounted for 27 races, n 14.2 per cent average. Army t" Play IVnn PHILADELPHIA (UP) - Army's football tcnm. originally slated to meet Hnri'ard on Oat. 30 before the latter school dropped Ihc sport, will play Pennsylvania at Franklin Field here on thoat date. ' Read Courier News Want Ada. CHICKASAW West Slain Near 21st SI. Sat. starts 1Z:45; Sun. starts 1:45 KigM sliows .IMS , Kxccpt Monday, opens 6:45 Continuous shows Sxt. and Sun. Friday & Saturday Double Feature "UNDEH SlftSTA vSKIICS" wilh Ccnc Aulry '"IHE MAN WHO UETUUNEI) TO LIKE" with John Howard Comedy SERIAL: "Dkk Tracy vs . Crime' •• Sunday & Monday "WESTERN. UNION" with Kohcrt Voiinjr & Randolph Scott Universal News f.'omcdy Oiini 7:15' Show Starts 7:15 Ailm. Always lie and 23c Friday and Saturday . 'Bad Men Of the Charles Slarratt A Kusscll Ilay SrlcolcM Sliorls SKIilAI,: "Perils of Ny.,k:<" Saturday Midniflht Show STAltTS U 1'. M. 'Secret Enemies' will, Craig Slcvnis A- Faye Hmcrson Selected Shorts Sunday 'and Monday 'The Lady Is with nic Dietrich .t MacSIurray "Jlarcli of Time" Sdcrlcd Shorts wear a cool, porous DIXIE WEAVE ilored iivthe far-famed shops of ; ' ! " V " • •• HART SCHAFFNER & MARX •-'ow-:^ v/v- Dixie Weave that nationally famous all-wool tropical worsted suit that is tailored by Hart Schaffner & Marx, is a tropical worsted that gives you a personal air-conditioning sys- tem throughout. It is por- ous . .y absorbent ... breeze-light . . . j i cooL And because Dixie Weave i ; • is all wool, it holds its shape and press like your regular weight suit. Best oi all... you can own a Dixie Weave for only MEAD'S *:.-,:-e !£« W) «t*i. >I1 MAIN STRUT

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