The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1937 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX Grand Old Mari Of Base- 1»J1 Celebrates His 75th Birthday Tomorrow . BV HARRY GRAVSON Soorts Editor, NEA Sen-Ice PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 22.—Tlic amazing figure (hat Is Connie Mack 1 • ">l«hrate£ his 75th blrtlidny tomorrow. Imagine it. a man who has flayed a full nine Innings every day for three-quarters of a century, hot only actively mana^inn a major league baseball cluU, but running its business office as well. Jimmy Dykes, boss of the Chicago White Sox and one of Nfack's many wote?es. who resides in nearby Upper Darby, recently visited the venerable leader ot the Philadelphia Athletics. Ma'-X toM Dvkes, of whom he Is very fond, that during the sick spell from' which he now is recovering. li<i feared that he wouldn't reach 15. but now that he Is going to celebrate that milestone, he's positive that he'll reach 80. Mack has no thought of retiring. He couldn't stand Idleness, Belnp in. the thick of tilings keeps him goln?. Baseball's Grand Old Man will make the southern training Jntml to Lake Charles, La., and Intend," ti OTiWo his bivs, as he calls them throughout the 1938 campaign, ""VI"- -n Mm. iinlfl'tt an unfo'-°- seen development crops up. His health is the only thing that will halt'the tall tactician. Hope Sprints Eternal Mack suffered no ill effects from his journey to the major league meetlnes In Chicago. In, fact, hr felt better. Baseball and the conversation it develops is'life Use!' to the youngest old'gentleman that you'll ever mcf.i. Mack Is getting stronger every day despite loss of weight, and thquth his family urges him to go to Florida, he .will remain in Phil •adPlihla all winter. "There is too much to be done," he hr*ms. Mack can be reached in .the Athletics' offices at Shibe Park dail- fw.: after being confined to hi' home for two months. He diet ale- letters and arranged th e Athleticr spring training schedule while Ir bed. Mack's birthday will be quietly celebrated .with his large family at his Germantown, home, with the real blowout due when the Philadelphia- sports writers liono: him at their annual dinner, Jan. 25. ATHorwits, president of that fine organization, can be depended \irxm to '' see that this splendid character hears all the nice things that should be said about him. Mr. Mack, as he is addressed by everybody, is willing to spend money, will not sell stars, and still hopes to obtain some first class athletes. . Ke wants another winner-before his da_vs are concluded, nnd believes that he'll have a great club In 1940. . Sharp As Cnttk of ,Bat Mo'i-v rn'nA remains as sharp as the crack of a base hit. His desk sits iri the center of a spacious room In the tower of Shibe ?ark, with heavy, leather-upholstered chairs grouped carefully * V T"*- ^""h has its massive asli ctray. There is-no.hurry when you come to talk with'Connie Mack. On - • •*> *<ie room is a davenport which can be made Into a. lounge. It i is Connie's lone concession to the popular notion that the years art growing heavy. On his desk is a rare assortment of trophies that could tell much of the drama of baseball. Mack sits with his back to the triple window in the tower, so that every.line in the visitor's face is revealed by the light. You see that you. are being weighed and Judged by tjhose sharp eyes, almost invisible under their shaggy brows. I\>r . no rtaspn you can think oi at the moment, you hope he likes you. I wanted to ask him something profound, what his advice would be to modem youth, what memories he had stored away. But I felt that it would make him laugh. Connie Mack isn't an old man. Years accumulate with the turn of the calendar. Age creeps up on those who wait for it. Connie Mack isn't waiting. He's , still hitting the first good ball BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS —And Still Going Strong Connie Mack of the Jihia, Athletics'. . . young anil going WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1937 staves for skis-it's Los Anjteles Bound Squad Works Out At Fort Worth PORT WORTH, Test., Dec. 22.— TTic Arkansas State Teachers Col- 1«S« Bears, • from Conway. stopped here yesUrday for a workout en- route-to Los Angeles where they will meet the Fresno State College eleven In a game on Christmas Day. Observers here were especially impressed with the workout form exhibited . by Raymond "Rabbit" Burnett, the Teachers* "Little All- America" ball carrier and passer. The Teachers-were unbeaten in their last two seasons of play but have not met a Warner style eleven this j*»r. English Princess HORIZONTAL, 1. V Little British princess pictured here, 11 Drunkards. 12 Wanders. 14 Regretted. 15 Cutting tool. IS On (he lee. 19 Onager. 20 To place by itself. 22 Measure ot cloth. 23 Exists. 25 Story. 27 Ell. 28 To approach. 30 Woolly. 32 Sun god. 33 X. Answer lo Previous Puzzle ns a member of royalty. 12 Pertaining to seta. 13 Venders. 16 Nay. 17 Obese. 21 Exaltation. 24 Vnga'jond. 28 Foe. 29 Coronation. .ling in 49 To wake from sleep. 50 Heai'y slaff. 51 Genus of geese. VERTICAL 1 Frozen dessert. 2 Monkeys. 3 Scarlet. 53 Mesh of lace. 4 Grain 54 Tiresome 5 Inquires. 34 Eighth ounce. persons. 6 Bad. 38 Boundaries. 55 She is a 7 Right. 45 To caution. | 38 Float. daughter of. 8 English coin, 39 Frozen water. King . 9 Auction. 41Anxiety.. . SGShe is —— in 10Shoe lace hole. 50 Cow's call. v 451Ietlfed.- '••' line to,th"e 11 She is being 52 Railroad. *7.Gold coin. throne. carefully—- 54 Before Christ 35 Ci rncis. 36 To entice. 37 Sketched. 38 Gels the better of. 39 God of war, •SO To relieve. -12 Either. 43 Not any. 44 Billiard rod. 45 To caution. 46 Aye. 48 Lion. BON VOYAGE Rc sorts, Railroads, Department Stores Pre{arc for Banner Season '• v JF«BY BUONDFIKI.n NKA Service Sports Writer NEW YORK, Dc-c. 22.-Graiul-' maw well remembers that big snow storm of '88, when as a mere sllu " ~H r h« co"ld do nolliing but knit for three days, with an occa- floiiiil chapter of "Little Women" snatched ui> here and there for n • little variety. ] But that, ns we say, was In '88.1 Today a young lady of the stime age, under the same circumstances, would make a bee line for her skis, rush to the telephone to find when the next snow train left, and immediately would complete her plnns for a real week-end of sport. In rnse you haven't been Wtten 'iv Iho uu? as yet, winter time means siioiv time, and snow tlmej •n»nns play time—in a big sort of I way. If you take the word of the pco- ple who make It a business to fol- • Hi, wortiiKr trends, the season of 1931-38 will be the biggest in winter sports history. You have only to take a peek Inside the larger department stores In your own city harken to the "snow trains" the railroads are nirmlnv over the week-ends, and scan the list of winter resort schools where they guarantee to lo idi you how to herringbone, slalom ftnil execute perfect Hying turns. Then you'll be convinced. Everybody's Dolnj It In practically every city north of the Mason-Dlxon Line—any place where the snow will warrant it^- skllng, tobogganing and ice-skating are coming along with a nisi). It makes no difference whether the neighborhood kids use heavily- waxed barrel still fun. Thl mountainous country of upper New England and New York slate Is Ideally suited for winter sports. The same may be said of I the great 'northwest-Washington and Oregon—and many part, of the Rocky Mountains and California. Canada, of course, is still more fortunate. The Canadian Rockies and the laurentian hills north of Montreal possibly offer the fines' skilnj In the North American continent. Winter resorts have snrun? ir to become immensely pooular in these sections, niul It Is here thai thousands of eltv dwellers wime fo' their thrills, spills, and chills. Bring in Experts Most of these resorts haw hi-i-' experts to teach their »u*sl-, t\v finer points of the wini"r vivi art. Many have imported firiishpf' performers from Germany. Aua'rlp Switzerland and the Scamlln.ivlar countries. Every large department stow aho hns winter sports advisers an" fnclws. svho -o so fjii- ns to mi' you on a specially built borax s' F slide frr yur first lesson—rijh Inside the store. Nor is your winter sports activit) an expensive pastime. Skis arc cheaper than most people imagine. It's the patience to learn which comes a, nitle more higher prised. Enwts warn, however, that you won't be a slalom champion your first year out. Nor had you better attempt a JQO foot jump. mj.py you'll have your fun—and | Local Negro Cagers | Lose To Missouriansi The Harrison negro high school cage .teams of Dlytlievlllc dropped two games here Saturday night, Die boys losing to the Canitliers- vllle. Mo., negro team and the iirh to the Hermondnle. Mo. team. The Mlssowlans took the girls game, is to 4, and the boys game '£> to 10. The Harrison teams were district champions last year, Beginning Jan. 8 negro teams Jill play at the armory every ;at»rday night. College In China Aided CDERLIN. O. (UPJ—Funds have een solicited at Oberlin college icre to be sent to aid students ind faculty of Us China branch, 3berlln-ln-S)uinsl, In war-torn 1'aiku province. The lareest flying boat was recently built by tlic Martin Co. for Soviet Russia. It weighs 63.000 The University of Washington football cruise to Honolulu will tie - a honeymoon U-ip for At Cruver, the Huskies' star fullback, and his fiancee, pretty Patricia Barber of Seattle. They were to be. married Dec. 21.- Wnshingloir will play two games':' in Hawaii during the holidays. Act of Courtesy Fatal MELBOURNE (UP) — Politeness cost Die life of Kenneth Bamford, n 19-year-old youth here. He was standing to offer lite seal to a woman, when ti lurch of the fast electric express train threw him from the car. OUR COMPLETE SERVICE Insures Your Satisfaction * PRESTONE * RADIOS * HEATERS * DEFROSTERS * TIRE CHAINS PROTECT YOUR CAR AGAINST WINTER 24 Hour Service TOM LITTLE CHEVROLET CO. Call 633 pounds, has n wing spread ot 157 feet, and cruising range o! 15001 mllrs. jbespct 1MN Volts , CHOWCHU^A, C«l. >aJP)—Aft- , «r *trtkirn ft power line carrying n,«K» »1U *lth his slrptane,, ,IMtMd Kkwlttn landed his ship! and «nwrf«d uatnjund. the 1m-' I»ct eT the nub, inapped two! 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