The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 4, 1937 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 4, 1937
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J: 1 ! 61 !?™!, 0 To Victory In Rose Bowl Classic '../Talkative, Ba ck's 'Up p Words;; Would Make * - I)i?zy Fine Ballery Mate ' '- t ' By IIARKY CKAYSON ,, ST. LOUIS—Although first rale. ' 'catchers are almost as scarce a?> food, heavyweights, the St Louis Cardinals manage lo bob up with ,_6ne each spring, ,-It jecms'that all the'Red Birds jhave to do Is (a ship a joung m<ui 'to' their* Cqhimbus farm. >. /Bill, Deljincey, Ken O'lXa, Brusie O^rodQH'B'-d, flncl now Arnold Ouen ' .Thej'll do until n brighter quar- ;tet of young iccslvcrs coins-; along on one chib in succ.sslvj years 4 -flora few trained obseners sus- rpcci.,l^nt "Mickey" Owen Mill go farther Ihan any of llicm. The Springfield, Mo., kirt who came to tne Cardinal organbation flora Ihe faiidlots o? I.XJS Angeles, has it all 1 This was the sort of slciim- whlch carried I'ltts- f^speed, nrm, bat, and Intelligence.' '" , ;~"~ "," ''And not Oic least impoitanl is '""ej dil»e which ^'nrrled'iPltta- Rc fact that Owen, who is only'"'l' 1 . 5 Ooltlc " Pll » ll >">' 1° ft 1\W, will assert himself ° ™ (01 5' oici Washington's Ilus- wil! _assert himself p. Most of the peagreans gulped their Adam's apples when Branch Rickey visited the chain gang's ic- crult training camp at Baitovv, Fla, last spring, but not OK en He an- kled • right up to the dlrccloi of the" far-flung Cardinal system, and chirped, "H n r y a, Brand), old '^•Osven Is the pop off typo, but in Jin Inoffensive way He'd make a great battery pirtner for the illustrious Dizzy Dean, who'll do well to gel n y,oid in crtgewajs while Owen Is pround ^Transferred to Aion Park, where the Columbus and Rochester oul- fils prepared, Owen \ias gnen cb- ery opportunity Iq make goad After informing- nlf the A\on Park waitresses that he v,as the "Red Birds' regular catcher for 193G,' 1 lie proceeded to pro\e it "iBrighler Prospect Than O'Dta or OgroduBskl ^DeLancey uas a little more polished, but Owen,'a cousin ot Detroit's Marvin, \\tio never says a ,\rord. is farther advanced than eithei O'Dea or Ogrodowski at a corresponding singe ot (heir careers.' - , • ' The Cardinal management cither, has a deal on for a calcher or sublime" faith in O«en, for it has disposed of t the veteran Virgil Davis" - t That leases only o?rono«sM and Paul - Chervlnko, foi DeLancey, now righting In Arizona to le gain his health, won't be back until 1938, if then. Chervlnko also comes up from Columbus A,product of the University of Illinois, Tip has had considerable experience," and perhaps, is" ready to calch major league ball Chervlnko,-who is 20, lilt 275 to Owen's _336 with Columbus, 'and 's not quite hs'fast as the kid crashing the majors in his Ihlrd jear out. j " ' ' <( .The' tihlcago Cub's, Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds, and Cleveland Indians tried lo buy Owen from the Cardinal lajoul '' Owen Is the product of the Manchester Playgrounds of Los Angeles where he pKjed with an American Legion team He tried out with the I/is Angeles Coasters in 1934 but neighed only 150 pounds and failed to impress those in'charge of the Cubs' subsidiary, so he went back and. graduated from high school, where he plajed ball and v,on medals as a wrestler All-Star in Two Leagues in Which He Has Placed 'Own" gained 20 pounds in the next year, and now stands fue feet ten and one-half and weighs 175 pounds - us is a rlght-ha'n-led batter lacking the power of the left- handed hitting DeLancey John Angell, Cardinal scout spotted, and signed Owen in the lunter of 1934 He -,\as sent to his old home town, Springfield, in the Western Association, where he batted 310. . Oien started out to be a shortstop and Rickey had Hurt Shotton give him a whirl there last season, but it was decided that catching was his forte Owen v,-as a joungster when his klos In the Rose Bowl football tournament nt Pasadena. Frank, Patrick, No. 24, is shown In ihc [li .1 <|iuutu .is he hurled him- cl( ovei an opponent to leave tin ball on Washington's C-lnch fnlhcr died from the ulrecl'i of a'l ,,..„ I |,\, .l.i ,,,.^ gas nttnck duiing the World War LjlMcll J'liflHCLS "' Cramei to the Boston Red So\ foi ckey would not hnve pcdJlwl ! A\V1I /' if :a lo Ihe Chicago ciibn had lie Will (,01)11)010 111 mr>H Hlnl Illnne. ,. n~ i ., l,\ t r ri Amateur lonrney was lo In- Ric b'Dca dreamed thnt , - ternipt what pormlscd to lie a brilliant major league career for n^Lancey nt the very outset But B. H appears to Imvc picked up another future great In Arnold Malcolmc Owen, ire ctiught in the Western Association's all- star game of -1 835, the American Association's all-slar game of 193U, and some have tin jdca that he may come 1 fust, 'enough-' to catch In'tli: niijors' all-star game ol 1&37. Do You Rehiember? Hue. The Panther fullback scored on the next play, and made; an- otlici touchdown In the third quarter.• A capacity crowd of B7,- 000 • witnessed ••'the classic. Xvhicn the IFuskles had bceii favored to win, It was Pittsburgh's first Rose Howl triumph in four trips to California and the defeat left the Huskies still without a Bowl win. TITLE GUN 15 J O'Dowdy To Risk Disputed Honor Against Myers In Feature Malch BY J. P. FRIKND Patrick ODov>dy, Sacramento, California, and former Oklahoma A. Si • M. stnr, will have his middleweight title claims at stake tonight In lits clash with Hay Myers, Louisville.' Ky,, to feature the American Legion weekly athletic program. The .clever. Okiahoman filed his claim ' with the National Commissioner after his deleft of the vet'- eran Gus Kallip, holder of the diamond studded belt emblematic of the championship, but so far 10 decision has ten forwarded rom the high mogul's office. Kallo claimed that ll}e match was, lot properly billed ns n title affair ind nt no time wtis il stated that :he belt would be at stake. At any rate. O'Dowdy is going ahead claiming the championship and Is taking on all comers who may have aspirations to the throne. Last week - lie hnnded Blacksmith Pedigo, Louisville, Ky., • 4, I-yle Judy May Fight Back Into Majors One Year traded Eric 11V 3. i: FIUKNI) Billy Price, clever Manila flyweight, will fight under the Uly- Ihevllle banner In the Commercial Appeal Ooldim Glove Tournament, Jan. 10-20-21, in Miinphis, he has informed local officials. He will compete wilh Ihrec other local amateur mittinen for 'the chance for n Irlp . lo New York .City 1 ami. big lime ring competition. James ,"I)ab" .Roberts, light hcais weight Jaj Smith nnd Ago Today-Athletic*! Chailei Wildcat Ridings, mlddle- McNnlr nnd Roger « c| B«l'i »"« Xorwaided tlich cn- Henry cash Johnson, Al Nlcmlc, and Fue Years Ago Today—George Von Elm and Stanley Tmnei \\o\\ the Santa Monica $2500 pio-imn- tcnr. golf championship. Ten Years Ago Today—Genuine \\oii the $1500 c. R lijams Handicap nl Pair Grounds, New Oi- Icnns. > tries and It Is understood that several more will enter before the closing date. Roberts and Smith were, members of the lllylhcvllle Chicks, unofficial stale' football champions, lieiroimlne at end Robeits n reg- utar, 'received several nominations for nil-slate honors. A brilllaiU future for .Ridings was predicted two ycnis ago following his Junior .showing Bui an Injury cut I him down nnd eiascd his pigskin I hopes He was a guaid Goliiey I'. Choil liny I . NEW YORK— Onldcy P, the fit- Wmt'i In .1 Nnmr? ij bought for $150 at the beginning ' CINCINNATI—One of Ihe Cln- of (lie scawu, earned a total otj cinnati Reds' Ihird base recruits $10,820 j Is named John Outlaw By NKA Service Sf IOUIS— Lyle Jud>, the youngster whose brilliant career as baso-sicalsi was nlppid in the bud last winter in. an automobile accident lost his chances to make the gndo with the St Louis Cai dinals In 1936 but inaj come hick to nnke anothsi majoi league club The \oungstei who led the \Vcst- cru Association In 1935 In pllfcied racks foi SpilngtUd, •w'omul up wllh the class D Hopkinsvllle club of the Kitty League last jear.iie recently undeiwent an operation to coucct a bone misplacement In his light shoulder, and insists he'll be beitei than ever this >ear He hns signed \uth the Biltlmoie Orioles but eNpE<-ts to be in the big leagues before the season is fai gone. ' J AUCTION SALE Having Decided In Hetire from Active Fanning We Will Sell at 1'iiblic Auction, at ROSELAND GIN (Iloselnml, Aik., Highway 18) -On- Wednesday, Jan. 6th. 1937 Beginning at 0:30 A. M. (Having Ueen Postponed fiom Dec. IJOlh, Because of Heaw Rain) OUR ENTIRE FARMING OUTFIT "> f ~ —Consisting of— •10 Head of Mules and Horses; n T.ot of Hogs .Two Tiiictors, Hay Bailci, Two Larije Discs, Grain Drill, Tractor Mower, Two 2-Horsu Mowers, Sawmill, J.og Wagon, Manure Spreader, a lot of Farm Wagons, One Hlacksmith Outfit, Adequate Plow and Hay Tools for a Thousand Acre Plantation Hot Coffee and Sandwiches'Will 15c Served On the "Grounds A. KNOBELOCH Bees arc the onl> Insect'; ever domesticated b> man ROXY AJm.—Always 10 & 25c—lo Tai - ^ Show Every Night J } Matinee* Friday, Salurday, Sunday Friday A Sundaj ulallnces—2'15 Siiiurdaj" Matinee : — Cdiitlnuoiu Showinsi— 1:00'lill ll'Do r.'M Last Time Today lNCi »' the original WINTER BEER No KJDDING. WINTER IS CHILD'S PlAY SINCE . I DISCOVERED FALSTAFF |V , WINTER BEER. IT5' \\ "'~*^~^/ V 1 » t -n**ii — i^/< ufjjr U«4 •v'-J ' If STEP UP AND PEP UP WITH WINTER BEEH! It's the beet that warms and chcers-Falstaff Winter Beer! You'H like its merry tingle and taste tang. You'll revel in its smooth mtllow.aged flavor. It's got a certain something no other beer has captured! Order by case from your dealer or ask to see the handy six-bottle "uke-me.home" bags. The Choicest Product of f/>e Brewers'Art .,>-- •, /'' j -Vfif ><"''"/'' , y . ^-' f ' ^v , •• '• i_^ (l ,~\\<t<,'~ '* ' J £ : • - RATE BAHGERS TOUGHEST FOE OF VEAR By NEA Senlcc MINNEAPOLIS.—Wisconsin's re- juveiated Badgers were Hie toughest Big Ten 'opponent Minnesota met. during the last rootbnll season according to Bernic Blerman, Goplicr coacli Bierman predicts thnt mrry Stiihldreher's [earn next jenr \ull bo one of Dip strongest In tlis Western confeYsnce. MORSES .HAVE TO EAT, SO BETTORS MUST J'AY lly NEA Service AFJCADIA, .Calif., Jan. 4.—Race horse bettors who have paid for "improvement of. the 'breed" for >cais and years piobably will be Interested to inow lliit $loo,OflO of theh wagers will be used lo feed the horses at Santa Anita this Etasorj That Is the estimated feed bill foible meeting Steady" Hoop Job onmOUSE^j-Lew Andreas, Sjra- CILSC Unlveisit) bisketball coach '"" held the position 13 jeirs Everything For I'our Entertainment and : Comfort Last Time Today TONIGHT IS GIFT NIGHT We are giving away tonight Ab s>olute!j FREfc a set of Princess Pat licauty Preparations. One in a his second defeat In four years In a sensational battle. ..'• ••. Fans/ arc anticipating another fust, ecleiitltic battle when O'Dow- dy and Myers meet. Both are somewhat of the same type and should (jive Ihe cash customers a great demonstration. Eddie Weyland, formerly of University of Tennessee, Is count- ed.on to provide the spark in the seriil-nnnl. He is scheduled with Wago Baker, Haclne, Wis. In a ninety minute lime limit, affair— the same as the main eveiiu • Referee Mike Weroney will' get tne first' of two amateur boxing exhibitions under way iiromptlv a t 8 p. m. - •'• -: PITTSBURGH.- Konns Wagner, Pittsburgh Pirate coach, lias been re-elected the ^TteaA courier News Wun> A(l». WRESTLING Every Monday Night •« P.M. Pat O'Dowdy ;.'.,• - VS. Ray Myers Eddie Weyland :•' ' .VS.. Dago Raker American, liegion Stadium Play Billiards! Wholesome Recreation Moderately Priced Blylheville Recreation Center 316 W. Main - Former nonie of Bell's Pharmacy GARNER APl'LETON MARVIN CHAPFELL WANTED Government Loan Cotton Phone 167 APPLESAUM BROS. COTTON CO. Bertlg Bldf. BIythevIlle, Ark. We wish lo announce that we have secured the servuW.of" Mr. Toby Long wlio will manage THE LITTLE SHOP Mr. Long has already • assumed his new chitics and cordially invites you to let him serve you at all times. Fine Wines, Whiskeys, Brandies, Champagnes and Liqueurs of All Kinds at Popular Prices HOTEL NOBLE \«l* Comedy & Fox News Adm.' Always JO A 26r, TBe.-Wed.-Thur, PAL NIGHT! 2 Adulls Admiltcd for Price ot 1 All Children—10c with »he cast in a million I Also—Comedy & News • :—Admission— '. Malincc—10 Ji 20c N'iglil—1C •&•'• 3Gc TUESDAY IS $175 BANK NIGHT HE, KXEV LOVE AS NO AlAN EVER DID! in keeping with a long-standing Bell System policy A scries of rate reductions in the last ten years has substantially cut the cost of Long Distance telephone service. Reductions have been made nearly every year since 1926, except in the depression • ycurs 1931-193'!—in accordance with a long standing Bell System policy lo reduce Long Distance rates whenever improvements in telephony arid the volume of husincss allow it to be done. Thelnlest reduction becomes effective January 15,1937. Savings are possibleoii many, not all, interstate calls. Long Distance will give you the new rates after Ihe change is effective. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE Also 'Selected Shorts Admission- Matinee— 10 A 26c Night—1C * 36e

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