The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1943 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 14, 1943
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WEDNESDAY, 'APRIL M,! 1943 / BLYTHEVILLB, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Ohio Boxers Win Titles At Boston BOSTON, April 14 <UPI —A pair of individual., champions and 11"' team trophy gave Ohio most ol tlie laurels in the 55th National AAU boxing championships. Two Cleveland Negro fighters — Sampson Powell, defending 100- pound litlist. and 135-poiind Golden Glover Charles Hunter — won rowns in their divisions. Ami lortheasl Ohio entries won the cam prize nt the close of the meet n Hasten last night. Ohio was the only stale to win dual Individual crown. Massa lnisctts, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania nnd Missouri had one cliainpion ach. first man to win a title was Tony Peppi of Boston, the sole urviving New England entry, lie iefeatcd Hurry Kamcnsky of Pittsburgh In an unpopular split dc- -ision in. the 112-pound division. A Fort Sill, Oklahoma soldier Earl O'Ncil, furnished a surprising ipsct- by dccLsioning Leroy Jackson of Cleveland. Jackson was las' vear's flyweight winner. Honors in the 126-lx)imd divisioi went to Jackie Floyd of Philadcl ,>hia twho outpointed Tommy Sten- lousc of Buffalo. Cliarlie Cooper of Washington gained 147 pound laurels with a one round knockout over Eddie Getly.s of New Orleans. The-defending 175-pound champ, Ttonert Foxworth, retained his title with a decision over Al U> Bresque of Indiantown Gap. Penn. Walter Moore, Chicago Golden Glove champion, won heavyweight ocky Eddie Collins Simply Had o Be Doing Something, and II Usually Hurt The Other Side Koundiup; third and heading home with Eddie Collins. ,-, SP'ST honors with a decision over Scholt of Cleveland. Fred Connie Mack Likes Idea Of Playing For Benefit o Night Workers By United I'rcss A recent proposal by Bill Vecck of tlie Milwaukee. Brewers to hok morning baseball games for the benefit of night war workers is catching on As a matter of fact, Connie Mack manager of the Philadelphia Ath- letts, Iras taken such an intercs' thai the proposal may get a bit league trial. At least it seems tlw the "A's v will play around with th< /ijdea—al least once or twice to sci what Philadelphia's thousands o ' war workers think. Seldom taken by baseball's manj innovations, Ihe elderly Mr.: Me Gilllcuddy went all out for Veeck' proposal. He lauded llic idea as one of th best he had heard in n long Unit. Said Mister Mack: "I don't see an reason in Ihe world why we should ' 1IAKKV OKA/SON NKA Sports Editor ! : Like Honus Wagner and Ty'rus iobb, Napoleon Lajoie and Edwnrd l'rowbrid|;e Collins, the greatest of econd basemen, were opposites in ill respects except ability. Sizeable Larry Lajoie wa.s phleg- nalic and graceful. Eddie Collins, standing no more ban five feet eight and weighing only l(iO pounds, was the nervous, lumpy type. Cocky Collins simply had to lie :loing something, and it usually did [lie other -side uo good. That was .he only explanation for his nick- was % in '15, Collins' 81 in '10. Collins thrice topped Cobb batting nt ;i stage in their Illustrious careers when ordinary player, would long since have been wnshcc up. With all his accomplishments Kid C.lcason said lie wouldn' dream of measuring Collins' vain merely by the play.s he executec added that the Columbia collegia! had credit coining on many play pulled by others. Yet Eddie Collins perlmps Is best remembered as the victor in his memorable foot race with Heinle Zimmerman, who chased him across Southern Teams Play Exhibitions Uy Hulled Trr-si As the Southern Association baseball loop borc.s deeper into its season the 1 exhibition schedule Is ue- cominn heavier. Alter having ulredy tiiken four pre-scuson games, Atlanta's Crackers move to Columbus, Cla., for an engagement with the I'ovt Jien- iilng Army Nine In the first of a" two name series. ' Tuesday the Cra.x look their second game from 11 Cii'ii- oral llospilal Army Nlni', 5 lo I.Pep I Humbert and .loiinny Wilson itched, and first-tniseman Hurry luylH-s led the hitting wllh three o]~ four. The Chattanooga Lookouts , arc till In the market for a .southpaw itirler, Tom Surra), with qply one ear'.s professional baseball cxpe- ienee, is Ihe only lefthander with 10 club. Newton "liucky" Jacobs, ormer Washington Senator and ;harloltc. N. C., pitcherl rcport- d yesterday. Manager l,nrry Gilbert's Nash- 'Ule Vols are rounding into shai>c .I their iMacon practice grounds. Gilbert has placed his stamp of ipproval on nine candidates. He ays first basemen Mel 1 licks..shorl- stop Hay lliimrick, third Inisu- imn Pete ISlko, and outfielders Cal liaptnan, Gus Dugus und Kd Sailer look pretty certain, lie listed is his best pitchers Glenn Gardner, Muck Slewarl and Charlie iussaway. Birmingham's liarons will try lo make it two straight over the University ot Alabama today In Birmingham. The Hiirons look the opetier of the two game series in Tusciilousa by a 13 lo 2 score, allowing only seven hits. Inlielder.s Meyer Chosen and Hi! McGlicc are reported on their was to the Little Rock fold and Man agor Buck Kmisclt has announced tlie signing of Roy Idon. Little Hock semi-pro hiirter. Pitcher Ed "Bear Tracks" Greer ant Cliff Ballon a calchcr, 1 worked out for Hie first lime Tuesday will the Pebbles. PAGE The New Yanks Are Coinin"' o Seven Represent , (luvanaugli Family In Service Today By NEA Service NEW YOHK - v - 'i he late Maj. Frank Cuvanaugh, former football, couch nt Holy cross, Dartmouth, Boston college and Fordham, and famotis soldier of the last warj -listi six sons and out) ilatigliter In the service now. Dnvltl is in the Infantry, William at a barrage bal-loon training ci-nler. Phil In the mcdlcul corps, John til llio Marine. «orps. Frank In Hie air corps, Paul In the air corps i;r<miul force, and Hurnli In Ihu Marines. name, 'for one of the more re-jlhc plate in the 1017 World Scries, markable things about him was the Such is fame, control he had over a fiery temper and fighting spirit. And despite the greatness that made him the rival of Ty Cobb for years, he was modest and unassuming. SIKiCKSS I'UU.OW.S COLLINS Collins was the kcystoncr and keynoter of two of the most accomplished clubs that ever took the field—the Philadelphia Athletics, who won four pennanLs in five years, 1010-M, and the Chicago White Sox, who came down in front Says Rugby Would Help Our Football LONDONDERRY, Ireland,. April H ILU 1 .)—A former Harvard football coach thinks the gridiron sport. in America might lake a few ti|>s from British rugby. He is Lieutenant Ed Casey, now Things still look, dark for llv Knoxvillc Smokies. Although pitcher Charlie Miller has rc|»rtcd In say that he'll gel an Army cnl in the very near future, ffookli first baseman Walter Umce work ed out with the Smokies yesterday, and Jim Matthews, an out fielder, returned to practice. HI had been at Texas home be cause of Illness in his family. Manager L)oc Prolho of the Mem () iiis Chicks is still beating th in '17 Black and Sox - turned out "when they to foe the stationed in Londonderry. Ireland, (bushes for n lhli'db:i.seimm. All 111 Casey says Anicrit/iins have teaching baseball to the British duplicated and in turn have:been learning the the performance in '10. I intricacies of rugby. The fact that such an Important Casey points out lhat football member of Ihe party did not be-1 demands more strategy and n come involved in baseball's darkest quicker pickup. But rugby, he says, JIH> Clordon, left, is only holdover us New York AmiMli'uns' Infield lakes Held lit Yankee Stadium. Olh- ITS, lelt lo light, are I'lrsl llnsoinan Nick Kllcii. Hhorl.slup cicorije Stlrmvnlss and Tlilvd Dasi'iunn Bill .liihnsi)!!, Hut laltrr pulr up from tilt 1 Newark fiuni. lly IIAItltV (1HAVSON MiA Spurts Editor. NEW YORK.— Beau Jack, Ihe New York variety of lightweight clunuplon, Is noted for (ruining to extremes. "You arc fighting little mure limn condition when you tackle Jack," lays Fril/.lc Zlvlc. Jack lives In the gymnasium and on llic road, avoids hoi spots, yel he tired In latter rounds of II) mil 12-i'ouixl inn I dies wllh the butler- ed relics, si rony. Zlvlc and Henry Arm- contend Jack doesn't know ho\v lo pace himself over a roule, which prompts this old-llmcr lo ask; "What rente?" Others hold that he is a .sprinter who would have been terrific In six - round days in Philadelphia. Others say he is overtrained. j Whatever the cause, Jack fades for no apparent reason, and his doing Ibis three times In a row has some of the boys viewing the and the' men could do pleulv of Imslness In a third edition. Plenty of business is rl|;hl. Jack and Armstrong, whom liie Augtisln Negro attempted lo Initiate, drew lil.imii prisons and $111-1,010, Once more Mill. Manipulator ,lu- cobs heard the sweet music of. Ihe mucous squawk, so now Armstrong nnd Jack have bi;en rematched foi the Polo Grounds, Juno 11, ,im:k lias only lu gel over Bob Monl- gomery in I hi' Gurden fisllc finale. May 21, which he should do without undue difficulty, although lie can be depended on lo muke II snii, coon I:N(JIK:II STlLLWATKIt. Dkla — Conch ank Ilia of (lie Oklahoma Agli's say Ihe Wyoming Cowboys who won the national basketball championship were n belter (cam earlier In llio season. chapter is perhaps flic strongcsl evidence of the .st of char- n't Iry a game or two of morning r ac(er thai has kept Collins in base' " week. Speaking for j ball for 37 years—as one of the baseball , the fans desen-e lo have their baseball given to them at the lime it best suits them." The chib owner pointed out- thai there is no rule in the majors lo prevent starling a game at any lime of day the home club designates. As j'i mailer of fact. Mack said the idea isn't exactly a novelty. He. says the "A's" have played morning games from time immemorial on holiday dates. He said thai by splitting the holiday doublelicadcrs the folks who manager, coach and for the past 10 years vice president and general manager of the lioston Red Sox. Kid Gleason, managed the While Sox, considered Collins the greatest player who ever stepped onto llic diamond. Connie Mack tells you lhat- i»o oilier player quite matched Collins in everything and al the same time was such a line team man, "Collins was the quickest thinker f ever saw." testifies Billy Evans, the old umpire. GleaEon put Collins on top bc- is luster and the, lightning passes ire quicker than anything he's seen 'n American football. The spirit ol British sportsmanship appealed particularly to llic former Crimson coach. He especially noted lhat when the competing teams leave llic field (hey drown their rivalry in tea. had planned outings could take cause of his hitting, fielding, basc- % them in Ihe afternoon and their running, knowledge, ability to han- bbaseball in the morning. The vcn- rile oilier players and because his crable manager, added, however., head was working all the lime, that in those days it wasn't an mi- Gleason said Colliiis was more dan- selfish gesture on the parl of llic gcrons in a pinch than any player club. I lie ever saw. So maybe Vecck's idea will come Collins was put out of games on i inlo being. Perhaps coffee and no more than a ha;r dozen occa- ccrcal will actually replace the hot S j 0 us, and he holds the major tlog and soft drink long considered tongue i-ccord for longest service as a necessary prt of America's favor'• lies .sport.- RINGER TOUIINEY OFF NEW YORK.—Peter Daw.son National Ringer Golf Tournament has been suspended until the war is won. During the IJMO-19-11 marketing year, U. S. usage of flaxsecd was the largest in 12 years. a combatiinl—25 years. Muck. Gleason and others stressed the cooperation and tremendous amount, of help h? cave his manager. ONLV COHB STOLK MDRK Collins, generally considered the smallest second baseman of them all, left a lifetime batting mark of .333. Only Cobb topped his W stolen bases, and he led the Georgia Peach in lawful lirccny in 10 different seasons. Cobb's maximum West Point Coach Considers Modern T By N'liA Service WEST POINT, N. Y.,—Lack of weight on Army football teams may cause Lieut.-Col. Earl Blaik to switc'.r lo the modern T-formation, lie disclosed at spring drills here. Lonj- an advocate of the straight sine'c wing back, Coach' Blaik said: "I'll-: cured of trying to block a 220-pound Notre Dame tackle with a IGO-pound halfback." Blaik was of the Chick infield appears' for the opening game. Hill Chalham al second, Gunnels al short. first, and Turfmen Will Seek War NEW YORK. The three biggest days of the year flBht racket obliquely for the first time In a lung while. .Jack limy not look like the greatest liyhtwclylil you ever saw as he staggers to decisions over veterans like Klvle and Armstrong, bill this doesn't hurt lilin In the puckctbook department. C'larler incmbiTS of Ihe Mike Jfcitb.-, iiuclcer Club, eiich of wbn Busier Ws rcgularvdues ot $11.50 rlng- LiHher S| <'"-V Invariably yell for a Y.imm'.'ii whcii his opponents, apparently /.veil licked, suddenly come lo life nu the erstwhile bootblack wanes. Jack drew 21 ,'2-10 paying BUI-SIS with iilvlc, who utter beaten something like 22 came on lu defeat and knock out Armstrong nnd become Jack could not have possibly missed Armstrong more often had he Mud. )lad he eonllnucd to pilch so wildly after a couple ot warnings. a nipable referee would have chucked llui noble warriors from the platform. An old line icleree like Hilly lioche also would hnvc given Hammy Augoll llic heavo for wreHtllnx -not flghUni;— Willie Pep. Hut. (Don, If we hud lirst class :ferccs lodny we wouldn't see any I this slulf w'hlch now passes tor ic manly ml of self defense. A goud relcieo couldn't sliind II. HEADACHE^ n AfU-r hours of muloly, n lu-o-hrJio U tlialuhUlruvr. llul Utjulpkly y(cl*U t'» Cniuidlnr, which nt*o (niolfu-H ncrvn uixoi, Ijy Dm jijilrf, CfljiiKHne I.i Jl'liiR Ni> wnlttnir far IL (.1 illiiolvo liofoco or nflrr laV- Inir. Ki> It's rmllr ^ilck. Uiv only n iHrcct*-!. lOc, 30c, COc, '4 CAPUDINE tJoseph ASPIR I N 'WORld'S URGES! SIILIR U * Open 7:00 p.m. Show Starts 7:30 p.m. flilm. Always lie and 2fc ty & Thursday* The Glass Key 1 nlth Yerunlra l.akc ft Alan La ill! Paramount IS'eus C'utm'tly. 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