The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1933 · Page 8
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••VJE ,m.YTHKVriLR. (ARK.l Yawkcy Spending Much Money in Effort to Dominate American Loop. EDITOR'S NOTE: This is one of % serifs of annual review's of sports • appearing In Courier News us the nld year draws to an end. VRWS Coming and Going in Diamond Sport BV Bll.l. NEA Service Siwrls Miter EW YORK.—The sudden t'.v of the New York Ginnw from sixth place to a world championship, borne on the wings of Carl Hubbell's splendid pitching-Wholesale Ruining ot major league players that will give the sixteen teams new 'faces for 1934— Resuscitation of those perennial cellar champions, (he Red Sox, hj- Thomas Yawkey's purchase of moie than $500,000 worth ol players, In- cluding.the great Lcliy Grove- Downfall of the great Yankee dynasty that prevailed for years, and the fading of Big Bad Habe Itulh— Theze were the highlights of a baseball year that gives promise with Its dying breath of the hottest races In history for 1931. , • * + Hubbell wins the honor of being the hero of IAo year. As he recorded shutout after shutout, the Giants gained new confidence and swept to victory despite expectations cf critics that the Icam would-fold. In the world series his work was oulslandlng. .To Bill Terry, a first-year manager, gees credit for t!:e inspirational leadership required. He supplied not oii)y that, but helped materially with an active bat. Not by Hubbell 'alone did the Oiants live, however, parjuclce. Schumacher, Filulunpons anci Ui- que,helped lo round out tr.c capable staff thai slopped the Senators And Ihe air-tight Giants' infield of Terry, Critz. Ryan, Jackson and Vergez did yeoman service. The world series over, major league clubs started a wholesale exchange of talent, with t!:e idea ol attracting customers in 1934. The fate for 1933, while it admitted morn people than in '32. was not surti that the club-owners made much money, prices being reduced In most cities. Ti-.e two Philadelphia teams were especially hard hit and had to sell stars to satisfy creditors. Important deals that promise to change the whole picture in 1934 were made at the league meetings, the most active trader and pur- c.,aser being the Boston Red Sox. With Bucky Harris, former Dctroil l»lot, as the new manager. Boston bought or acquired by trade Lefty prove. Rube Walberg, Max Bishop Bill Clssell and Carl Reynolds, E iv- ing away Uoyd Brown. Bob Kline Ivy Andrews, Harold Warsller and Smcad Joljey. A chronic tail-ender was changed to a'certain first division threat In 1934. For the sake of uniformity National League officials agreed to adopt the American League ball * fieh has proved to be livelier than he bail used in (he old league for t'le last several years. The grip of Ihe Yankees broken y K .! fal . lure of a s ln s £ iars, and ° bel !" 1 lala "<* obtained among Is ev C ' UbS b> " tradin ?' therc nant scramble in the ^American League in 1934. Tn addition to sending away •^./l? Walt * r S. Connie Mack T.-e hero of baseball In 1933 was Curl Hubbcll, left, Giants' screwball artist who pitched New York to victory In the world .series with Washing™. U|i]>er right Ls Tom Yawkey. Boston Red Sox owner wliu. with Eddie Collins, right. Bencnil mauler, Is s|xjmlliiB money right and left to build up his team' i/Wr right Is the fellow who did a gracdu] fadcout during the year—Babe Rulh. Vines Signs—Pros Rejoice the ranks of the professional tennis troupe of Big Tildcn over (he signing into the fold of n prodigal amateur, Ellsworth Vines. Following his drop froip the heights of ranking malciir in the United States this year, "Elly" decided to turn pro. Above he is shown signing a contract in New Yuvk with his manager," Bill O'Brien, looking on. wh ° « W lie : Sox and Mickey Ccchrane (o wTl It*"" 6 UlC Stnr ca!ch «- »!*> »m act as manager ,*", the l<Mms "» the American league seem to have been materl- n f a St £" glhenKl "ccpt Phllnde!- u«v'n ? $ame city shows '""ked weakness In the National League as Ihc Phils sold their only sHr Chuck Klein, tatting leader of 1933 to. the Cubs. The Phils- cellar pros Pects now^re rivaled only by those °f Cincinnati., where a new pre^ ™H ' U " y Maeph =" 1 . Is inaugurating a new deal. National Leslie. Piiti- r "*' Cin»» il r Olanls ' Cubs ond Car- Six clubs in this ica.no are pennant contenders, Philalo ardM ' '> regarded as out of the fight Ohio University Aided By "Downtown" Coache; h ki tor> ls ' not a "?aoo t the^Ohlo University coaching slat •—— -.."Mvi* »3on Peden tolt Athens Klwanlans recently tha all local downtown coaches ar unselfish and helpful." Groupin l° wn .'? wn caches, generally. i m< the three classes, enthusiastic on with unbounded emotions, th "antr group and the hard-losln gamblers, he declared that non of the last division existed Athens. Would Umlt Uqnor Sales PULLMAN, Wash. (UP) -A rcso lutlon that no liquor be. dispens anywhere within one mile of a ' ly NKiY Service Football coaches often ri-sorl to psychology t.i nrousc the boys"'"' a.ssLstant. coach at Callfoinla, .pulled the prl/e md Slnb Allison, mi- of 1932. The Hears wont into Ihe St. Mary's game ns But Ihey came out of that lough lille with a tie-ami Stub's -)sycholo»y had" n fit Iri tin it-It K i< °^ o: lo do with ii. Before the game Allison piwcrt out complimentary tickets to all Ihe Bear players. When asked what they were foi, Stub replied: 'To get you b.ick Into the stadium. They tell i.ic Ihe St Mary's boys are iroing u, ))lls h you guys clear out of thn bowl this afternoon. None of ihe men at Hie yales would believe sou were f> players, so I thought I'd better give you tickets to gU back in " The maddened Bears went light out anci showed that they v- prc football players. Hooks and Slides fy Bill Braucher Mostly Wrorur Bets on this commentator's predictions for the major sports events of 1933 would have been pretty safe -If you had bet against them, looking back, there appear' to' b,- only tr.ree exceptions to the run'o! bad luck. Our department, aided by sootti- sayers,- star-gazers, statisticians, and common giiessers, selected No- Ire Dame to beat Army; picked Sharkey to lose to Camera, Irfvin- sky and boughran, and wagered 15 cents that Ihe Kentucky Derby would be won by the Bradley entry Aside from that we were wrong. « * • . ' tlow Dot* He Do It? Based on reports of Pacific Coast Oiwralive No. 19-X. the department blithcfully went on record lo t!-e effect that U. S. C. would overwhelm Stanford. Tt also was a canny conclusion, reached after close personal observation, that Max Schmelin? would outpunch Max Baer. Both U. S. C. and Echmcling -were knocked oat. Tr.e world scries was a horrible affair for this forecaster. Based on the clouting strength of the Scn- alors, their Infield, bat boy and groundkecper, this astute" department waxed loud In Its assertion (lie Washinglonians would lake It in seven games. The Serbs would be made tough by the pitching of Carl Hubbell, of course, but that would be overcome. You Just could- n'l keep those big Capllal bats silent. Imagine our blushing cha- Brln when the Giants ccfpped it in five games, and without u great deal of exertion.at Ulat! The Davis Cup was another instance ol error. But our selection of the United Stales Davis Cup learn was based more on patriotic hope than experience. Let's put lhat to one side for a write. Who could have foreseen thai Helen Wills Moody, alter knocking the ladies oil at Wimbledon, would rclurn lo this country and lose to Helen Jacobs? Not this corner, my friends, nol this corner. (Whew! This is getting tougher and lou»h- cr) » * * Oolf All \Vct Sarazen was our favorite to win the British Open. He came close, but after the last divot had been replaced, Hermon Densmore Shuts wai standing there holding the cup nnd saying a f fiw well-chosen words. The department refused to pick LI winner cf (he National Op?n and National Amateur. That was a great favor for .Johnny Ooodmaii and Clc-orgc Dunlap, anyway II Ihsv had been selected as probable wlnn-.-is by this commentator they couldn't have won. To™ Mui-li! The troubles of your hciwywelcht chamnion of the world arc just beglning. In a recent bankruntcy hearlnK, Primo Camera testified that he had received 8.1CO for his knockout of Jack Sharkey The Moving Mountain went on to say Hint lie could tint recall what he had received for his part In the motion picture. "The 1'rizcfi-lilor and the Lady." Maybe he did It merely for the publicity, wit), perhaps an NRA label thrown In. There are llmse who can rcmem- l:er back a few years to Dempsey nnd ll-cv will .say that if Primo tot $:ieo for knocking out Jack Sharkev the way ]« did. he was overpaid. Then aqaln, there' must have been many In the houje that nichl who would have given da Prrcin SMO trersonallv lo sec the Frciv/lcd Fishwife punched Into a coma. i This corner, not having that ! well at hand, would strike the man off n handsome medal at least, duplicating the generous gesture of Mussolini. » » • Su<h Thlnfs Can B« ' The story is outlandish of "Mir.se, but could easily he true Those familiar with the prim en-' 'ouraee Primo carries alomr as members of the oast—Bill -Duffy- Owen Madden. Charlie Friedman nnd Abe Attcll—will think that when Primo savs he acluallv got «CO from lhat ficht he is just KO- 'ii" around bragging. Camera's woes nromisc to mul- "»lv now that he's champ He may come lo the point of har- -issmcnt nempscy knew when raining for his first Tunnev fight Wherever he goes somebody will leap out at him will, a Judgment or attachment. Creditors with demands will be just around every corner. • One of his advisory board. Bill Duffy. Is .preoaring even now to defend a suit concerning income ax matters, and Primo will have lo say all over again lhal he docsiil know, or doesn't remember Over Camera there han<?s hat $20.000 breach of promise, ludsment held bv a London wait- re«. The.bhs fellow has been ordered to bring his European manager. Louis Soresi. with records of all transactions involving Primo. Into cour't Feb. 1. Primo ccems destined to do most of his Irninlnp In court for that February bout 'with Tommy Lough- * • » And J. Caliende Again and again that, contract showing Sores! his creditor for 55300 will be dragged like a red herring across his trail. That J20 000 judgment awarded the waitress I will bob up in the most unexwct-l ed places. There will be this lo! pay and lhat to pay, summons after summons to appear and "show! cause why," etc. j At the recent bankruptcy hearing, among those 'present was J ' Calicnde of G65 Fifth avenue New York. Mr. Caliende was waving a bill for $120 and n sample of material he alleged he had made inlo a suit of clothes for the champ-! Ion. ' Mr. Caliendo should be more discreet. It is an honor to be tailor to the champion. Or isn't, lt? ••>%,» ========= = == ==== ^-_.™^A\;.J)EgE3^R 22, 1033 Lively Discussion Last Time Today Mat. :'l5— lOc - ,'5r>c Ten million won ten ttir il It (I to Itei in 41 Maeilclien in Uniform' ea Discussion of the lively ball was rampant at the 'meeting of the major leagues in Chicago. Bill Terry, Giants' manager, right, .and Bob Emslie, veteran umpire, examined th? lively ball ,-mi made Uniterm in both major leagues. Sport Artist Dies ~°^ — .^ University, and was a member of the university's S. .A. T. C. corps dining the final year of the war Leaving Ohio State, he went to the Chicago Art Institute to develop his artislic talent, and in the early '2Gs he yot his first newspaper experience on a Chicago pepcr. N'ine years ago he began drawing "Brushing Up Sports" for NEA Service and the Courier News. An unusually complete background of knowledge about sporLs, coupled with the artistic ability and a keen sense of humor, speedily won for him one of the largest sports followings in' the country. He had many friends — in his cho.°ch profession, among • the sporls fraternity, arid In the public at large—and they'll miss him. It-took 13 years to construct the Suez Canal. "^V^^^M^^VMM^B ROXY Friday & Saturday • ADM.—MATINEE and 1 * 1 NIGHT—lUc - 2ac " ' TbM Drink Wtrncr Laufer | The artis.t wiiose sketches de-l lighted hundreds of thousands ofj sports fans all over the United' Stutes has laid aside his brush. i Werner Laufer. t)ie brilliant' young chap whose "Brushing Up Sports" was a popular sports page feature from one coast to the! other, Is dead. Born in Minster, O.. on Jan. 5,' 1902, Laufer died in Cleveland on Dec. 20, at the age of 31, after a long illness. Laufer studied at Ohio State! ,i 1 SERIAL - - CARTOON fi* NSWERS CIIEYKNN'K Is The capital of <>yoi:iini:. C'arr.iiita was a fnr- ':K-r PUKKIDKN'T ot J1K.XICO. The nnlnial shown is a 11KAVKK. First Trip in 15 Years In Tibet, rafls arc made by fastening together a number of Inflated yak skins. an<i placing a light frame platform on lop. Guinea, fowls have been under domestication for thousands of years, bul never have lost their distrust of mankind; they arc natives of West Africa. of the state's Institutions of high OT,™,™ - er education has been.drawn u -,^'1^ C1TY ' Cal ' IUP) by a Pullman cltlzea*' com-V.ttee " 3rnc 5 Tobias, 89, made his first • tnp out of this little mountain town in 15 years when he went lo Oroville for treatment for a strained arm. He hart not been out nf Sllrllnfc city slnrc ism. Only Jeniite • wasps' and hornets can sting; males make no to gu»rd the ne.',t. effort For Sale 3 Hundles - 25c Special [i.tlcntinn large orders. CHICAGO MILL & Ll'iM»ER CO. FARM LAND FOR SALE i acres cut-ovei land, near hard road, close to well developed community, soil blark sand loam, can '.X- cleared for 57.00 per acre adjoining bnds rci: for $40 to S50 pel acre, price $10.00 per acre, cash, and have man who ulli t tt S20.00 on tcr'w and contract to build two tenant hoises and clear 40 acres, pay all (axes In year 1S35. A real Inviblmcnt for party v.llh cash. 5C acres all in cuMvatlon. good soil a.^umc $1.500 lo:,n Federal I and Bank, pay smnll c.isl, payment anci Kcl ii deed. 80 acres near Lepanlo. 65 In cultl- ••atlon. two snnl! Irouses. one barn land IULS rerovri of producing bale and belter per acre, very fine soil well drained, cip fell for $3000 per acre, romc cash assume si 000 loan lo Fodrra! Land Bank. This Is A wonderful ban-iii owners wan, [„ SC |i to dVnlv partnership. Union Insurance & Realty Agency W. M. Burns BUDWEISER Sunday • Monday MAT. and Nite—lOc - 25e HE BLACKMAILED 'HER MOTHER 1 and the pric* h« demanded was SUGGESTIONS FOR LATE SHOPPERS Dress Shirts $1.35 to $2.50 Pajamas $L35 to $7.50 Gloves $1.50 to $3.50 Neckwear $1 to $2.50 Silk Scarfs $1 to $4 Robes $5 to $22.50 Initial Belts $1.50 to $3.50 Interwoven Hose 35c to $1 Boxed Handkerchiefs 50c-$l Leather Jackets $6.85 to $12.50 Stetson Hat Certificates $5 Hart. Schaffner & Marx Suits and Overcoats Netlleton Shoes $8.50 Crosby Square Shoes $6 NEW MEAD CLOTHING CO. QUARTERS 6£uWEKNT*iU»ilflETUnS.liY NOVELTY REEL COMEDY ROXY—Monday. Dec. 25th— Xmas Morninj; at lOj^O A. M. - - ]% Krcc Show for All the Kiddies! NOH'- doTotn C018CK »n her firal American .ptcture CRADLE SONG A Paramount Picture Leon Brro! Ctmjedy Silly Symphony. SATURDAY MAT. & MITE—lOc - 25c THE LIFE OF JIMMY DOLAN' SERIAL - - CARTOON SUNDAY ONLY MAT. and MTE—10c-35c HE COULD TAKE 'EM OR IJEAVE 'EM! Once burnt by love, he drcuneil his hf»rt-brfak with many women! But Ihe memory of a lost love rcustd him to redeem himsfh' in the eyes of 'he world! •fwlth Otto Krug-er Una Merkel Btn Lyon Isabel Jewell Ro5foe Karns A Metro-Gold- jn- Slayer Picture Paramount News Comedy— Lim Grey Chaplain in "Season's Greetings" MAT. and NITE— 10c-35c Colortpne Musical Revue Silly Symphony Programs Hroadcast Dailv Over KI,CN a! 12:20 '

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