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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 7, 1943
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)", MONDAY, JUNE 7, 1943 Four Aces QnCard At Arena Four top flight,'mnt performers will gel together tonight in Promoter Mike Mcroiicy's weekly ivvesl- llng show Rt the American Legion arena. They are Buck Lawson, Red Roberts, Jack • Bloomficld mict Charlie Laye, nil of wliow are well known to Blytheville mat fnns. Lawson and Roberts will be arrayed against Bloomficld and Laye In the feature tag match which Hug Outsmarted Big Brutes: 'Little Everywhere' His Tag; He Was A Great Lead-Off Man will climax the program roncy announced. The foursome represents Mr. Me- nll torts of talent. Bloomfield is one o( the best performers seen here in recent years. He instantly won a 'following among the local wrestling fnns when he first appeared lure several weeks ago. Dubbed "The Fighting Jew, 1 ' he lived up to his name by turning in n whirlwind performance his first night In the local nreim and on successive ap pearanccs here he has won many more followers. Laye also has many supporters In Blytheville matdom and rarely ever fails to give a good show. Lawson's performance last week when his partner turned out to be a flop was a classic. He put on one of the greatest exhibition of gameness wrestling fans iiavc seen h many months. Another familiar face on the card tonight will be that of Rougli Red Roberts, one of the old standbys who recently returned lo the Laye against Uuvson. Yankees, won six pennants three world championships 11Y HARRY GRAYSON' NKA Sports Eltor Miller James Hugglns' record as manager overshadows his achievements as a player. Miller Hugglns is remembered as the Mite Manager who built the and 11 nd made a man out of Habc Ruth. liul Hugglns, despite lack of slice and other physical handicaps, wus also one of the more skillful .second basemen and an outstanding lead-off man. Little-Everywhere, as they culled him, uurllcluiUcd In 1573 National League games in 13 years, left a lifetime batting averngc of .205, the remarkable fielding average of .950, Hug turned weaknesses into advantages, converted what would have been insuperable physical handicaps for an ordinary player into strong points which enabled hj.n lo scale the heights. Rabbit Huegins, as he was known later, ran like one when he broke in with ClncinmUl, where he wus born and grew up on the sund- lots, in 1904, following a bright four-year apprenticeship w i t Ii Mansfield, O., of the Inter-Stale and St. Paul. He weighed no more than 125 pounds soaking wel, stood only five feet four. At no time during his playing career did he scale more than 148. GETTING ON IS MAIN IDKA Mcroney fold after a biteh in Uncle Litllc Everywhere had lo out- Sam's army smart (he big brutes to get by, and ^ Individual' matches will pit! passable work didn't satisfy him. Bloomficld against, Roberts and A switch hitter and natural leadoff man, he couldn t hit the ball far, so concentrated on getting on \y.fc. He cultivated the knack of walking, crouched lo give Ihe pitcher a poorer target In the way of the strike zone. With the St. Louis Cardinals, June I, 1910, he drew four bases DETROIT (UP)—Manner Sieve O'Neill of Ihe Detroit Tigers believes lhal the 1913 American League pennant chase will be Hie most wide-open in history wllh every club being Ihe team to beat, for the pennant this year," he explained. We could do 11, nnd so could the Senators, Indians, Red Sox, Yanks and, yes, even Ihe A's." on baits and made two sacrifice hits In six trips. He lind Ihe eye and spirit, of the Fighting cock of he reminded you on the which field. Omaha, Neb., is located on 10 national and interstate highways and is the junction of three national highways. Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:45 Adm. Always lie and 25c •V -i Monday Night ONE SHOW ONLY Box Office Opens 7:30 p.m Picture Slarfs 8:00 p.n POWERFUL!.. OVERWHELMING Hug got lo be a luore formidable hillcr lhan many old-timers .sup- ise. He hit .2D2 for the Reds in (i. .304 for the Cardinals six years ler. Little Everywhere was as durable he was frail. With the Reds of 1. he tied the National League cord for games played at second isc In a season — 15C. He got his hands on balls at nich many second basemen would ot even go to the trouble of wav- g, fled the modern Nalional eague record for chances accept- I by a guardian of the keystone a game— 10- -while with the Cai - inals, July 13. '11. He was a busy yiiamo, sharing the popularity cn- oycd by diminutive alhleles. lHig was n superlative baserim- icr — 11 stolen bases iu 'Ofl. Little Everywhere showed (jual- tics. ot leadership before being raded by Cincinnati to St. Louis n the winter of '09, took over the nanagemenl ot the Cardinals to 13, made such a splendid showing ivith mistlt material that he was jeckoncd by Col. Ruppcrt of the Yankees. A I'l.EADKK Oil A IT/AVER Hug was raised in one of Ihe toughest wards in Cincinnati, but the head of Ihe family was a strict Methodist who did not approve of Miller playing baseball at all, let alone on Sunday, so LHlle Everywhere helped pay bis way through 'ithri itch of cimplo ns a name hl.s scnil-pro teams, was Col. Julius Pleischmunn, who sponsored l,ltllc Everywhere while he ..was in liis Reds Win , Over Boston Yesterday Hy United I'rcss jt had been H Ions time since the Clnc'lnimtl Reds van a bull mw on Sunday. In fact, Hie last lime the Reds chulkcd »i> :i Siibb:Uh-Day victory wns way back on September 12lh of Insl year. Sinai then, the Klilni'liindiTii have handed over 14 Snndiiy' Kfiinra and tied one. Yesterday, it looked like the siinc old story. Going into the last of the- ninth, the Heds came to but agaiiLst Boston on the light snd of it :i-lo-2 .score, Then Frank McCormick .stepped (o the plate and slummed a homer to put Ihe HhliK'laiiders back In the runnini!. After lhal, a nip- ind-tuck pllchlnfj duel contlnueil totween Elmer Middle of the Itals and Nate Andrews of lite Braves. Occ Walker finally .sampled one of Andrews' offerings for a double lo start' ;i rally in Ihe 14th. Mc- Cormlck wax passed piirpasely. Move Me^ncH sacrificed Walker to third, And then Ei'ic Tlpton laid down a .single to .store Walker and pin the game cti lee. Final score: Clneinimtll 4, lioston 3, Hut (he Heds didn't, get a chance to find out if Ihe Sunday jinx hac been broken completely, For the 1 second game was postponed. In their doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs, the Brooklyn Dodgers lost, a chance to come within an eyelash of first place. flic golden opportunity was set up when the leading St. Louis Car-' dlniiLs had the game of their Iwin-UII against the Phillies called with tile score tied one ail in the fifth. The second game was postponed. The Urooks took the opener, all ight. nosing out the Cubs. 4 to 3 n 11 innings. Hut in the night- :ap it was a dillcrent story as the indus.camu back to smash out ii II to S triumph. So, Inslea'd f gatnini;, the firooks lost several icrcenlagc points. j WhadycTKnow? teens. William Howard Tall, 11 was then on Ihe law faculty of the University of Cincinnati, who told Miller Muggins: "You can become a pleader or a player, not both. Try baseball. You seem to like It better." Justice Tafl always lalkcd for baseball, and he certainly s|x>kc for It then. Baseball Standings SOUTI1KHN Nashville Little Rock Challanooga Birmingham Atlanta Knoxville 20 2'1 New Orleans 1930 W. L. Pet . 30 1C .05! . 2-1 17 . 23 17 21 20 . 21 22 MS JVJF .574 .481 .45 - 38 Memphis WAT IS A DAILY W n IM BASEEAL.U f QBBQI1OEJBQQ Tomlin Succeeds Cole At Arkansas Rotish Allows Visitors But Three Hits In Game Here Yesterday The East End baseball lean), behind Ihe effective pitching of Uuck Rough, defeated Huffman 0-2 in n game yesterday at Walker !>urk. Tile winners were sparked by Ihc fine play of cms Crowe, First baseman, who sol 1111 example for Ihe infield which played errorless ball. Gracy and Gann led the learn nl bat, gelling iwo lor three, Gann collecting a booming liiple in Ihe fourth inning Uval was good for two rims. Hurl Wilson served as umpire East Kinl FAYTTEV1LL-E, Ark., June 7 (Ul>) — John !•'. lliud) Tomlin, freshman football coach at the University of Arkansas last Fall, ha.s been selected as head coaeh to succeed Qcorgc Cole. Tomlin is the third head coach at Arkansas in 10 montlis. Fred Thomson, former coacn, lelt last Fall to volunteer for the Army and was replaced by Cole, who accepted a commission in the Nay during the Winter. Tomlin, a four-sport star at Oregon State, played high school ind Junior college football at Muskogee, okla., and lias coached at three Oklahoma high schools. Crowe Ib Moore cf a racy 31) Long ss . lioush p Chapman c . Hesharse 2fo Gann If Maynar rf . Tolals . .. Ab I! R E 28 1C 8 0 Entries Received For Vamgould Show PARAGOULD, Ark., June 7. — Jeff Roland, chirman of the Kiwanis Club Horse Show, lo be held June 22 til the Harmon Playfield, receicd an entry blank for four horses of Don M. Hayes of the Midwest Stables of Du- Qnoin, ill. The entries include Mountain Aire, Flight Command and High-Low-Jaek and an unnamed entry. Mr. Hayes and horses will arrive on June 21. The i'itt.sburgh k'lcl day against PiraleK had n the New York Gianls. in the opener of their win bill, the Pirates swamped Hit Huffman Alfred Ib R. Bates p F. Bales s.s Robert Uiilcs 2b Martin c David 3b Josh If Johnson cf Jack rf ....:.... Al) H II E . '.I 0 0 11 •3 ' ' ° ! 0 G 1 1 1 0 0 0 o a 0 I! 01 00 0 0 Totals 21 322 ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Ul 1 ) — Banking a great deal on Ihe use of navy personnel stationed at (he University for candidates, Michigan, has scheduled nine games for the 1943 loolbuU season. The schedule: Sept. 18. -Camp Grant at Rock Ford, 111.; Sept. 25, Michigan State, home; O;l. 2 Northwestern at, Evanston. III.; Oct. 9, Notre Dame, home; Oct. 23, Minnesota, home; Oct 30, Illinois at Champaign; Nov. G, Indiana, home; Nov. 13, Wisconsin, home; Nov. 20, Ohio State, home. Otlmcn. 18 to 1. Then to add in- mighty few who suit lo injury. Ihe lines while- washed Ihe Giants 1 to 0 in the nflerpiccc. In the American League, Ihe New York Yankees and Washington Senators still are running neck and neck in the top two brackets: Th Yanks nosed out the St. Louis Browns 2 to 1 in an 11 inning opener. Then in the nightcap they BV HAIMiV (JKAVSOX facial characteristics' and mimics NEA Sports Kclilur Joe E. Brown, did not piny ball NEW YORK. — Tlmrman Low-| until he wa.s a year out: of high ell Tucker, making steady progress isehool at Gordon. Tex., a town of in center field for the White Box, SCO, CO miles west of Fort:Worth, is a graduate of Ray Doan's Baseball School at Hot Springs, class of '30. Bespectacled Tuck is one of the good in made it more decisive with a 10 lo C victory. However, the second-place Washington Senators were not lo be outdone. The Senators took their first game against the Detroit Tigers, 5 lo 1, and then repeated with an 8 to 7 triumph in the finale. ' The Boston Red Sox won two 12 30 .28 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. I'ct. St. Louis Brooklyn Pittsburgh Cincinnati Boston Philadelphia iNcw York Chicago x—Night games. 2(i 14 M 17 22 18 21 in 17 10 1(! 2-1 1(> 27 15 11 .050 .822 .550 .525 .412 .455 .312 .351 close ones from the Chicago White Sox. 4 to 3 and 3 to 2. The Cleveland Indians and Philadelphia Athletics split their twi. bill. The A's won the first game. 12 lo 5 and the Indians evened things up with a 5 to 0 victory in the nightcap. Ncwhouser Seen irofessional baseball after 0 learn the game. Joe Engcl, Washington scoi^t, i iluckcd Cecil Travis, a Georgia arm boy, out of a school conducted by Kid Elberfeld in Atlanta in 31. Rogers Hornsby took a young iatchcr, Fred Huffman, direct from 1 school he ran at Hot Springs to the Browns. Phil Rizzuto walked into a school conducted at Yankee Stadium. Bill Essick of the Yankee staff signed Johnny Sturm while the first base mim was ankling home one evening after attending a Cardinal class at Sportsman's Pe.rk. Those were just 10-day propo- sttioa 1 !, - however, as are schools conducted by clubs throughout the country, and which scoutr are frankly looking for ball players in place of teaching them. Muddy R.ucl, who coaches While Sox pitchers, was associated with a baseball college at West Palm Beach. The old catcher points out that they are fine things for boys who go by the wayside in sandlot or high school—fail to make the team. Schools get them off on the [right foot, broaden the scope of READING, Pa. (U.P.)—Local resi- dcnLs had to taste of what nationwide inflation could be like when Tucker certainly has had a full share of education since, for in addition to the Ray Doan School he was thrice under that.thorough teacher, Roy Hornsby; twice at Oklahoma City and last season at Fort Worth. Last .season, Tucker, a left-hand alter and right-hand. thrower landing 5 feet 10 1-2 inches: and vcighing 170 iKiunds, hit .313, and recruit of 25 from tiic Texas League witli such a calling card isually isn't troubled in the inaj- rs, provided lie has 'something in iddition. Along that line, Tucker is .prov- ng as good a waiter as his 73 Jases on balls in 1942 would indicate, and he is living up to the 'cputation given him by 34 stolen jases..His batting is on the mend. As lor his arm, he threw out .wo Cleveland runners at the plate in one inning. It Isn't a DiMaggio inn, but it's accurate, and he cov- •rs the amount of ground required by the accomplished center fielder. Joe E. is funny only when he imitates Joe E. Brown, TITI.K GOKS HOME PIHLADELPHIA. — Bob Montgomery will make the first defense of his New York version of the Two Sophomores Id Li'inl ANN ARBOR, Mich. (U.P.I—Two] .cphomore-'j have been named to household and canned goods were captain Michigan's track and base-lacutioncd off here at such prices jail teams next season, nob Hume, | as SI.10 for a quart of chow-chow; Canonsburg, Pa., distance runner,'9D lo 05 cents for a quart of rasp- will lend the cinderpalh squad and | berries: 70 to 80 cents a quart for Howard Wikel of Ann Arbor will peaches, and $10 for one earthen captain the bull club. pitcher. ! Help Wanted ! MAN PREFERRED BUT WILL CONSIDER WOMAN This is pcliisiinl work and not a duration job. It is permanent, fair shifting salary \vifh (Icli- nitc advance ;is you leiirn your \vork. Write in full detail. All reyilics held strictly confidential. Address S.N.F. c/o Courier News. Strike-Out King ncu- Professors at these schools also iehtveighl. title in Philadelphia. JOHN WAYNE i POWDER FOR l ,? rm ? )rl y, M"!?" ....... ..~_ Ilcall'owucr. Uchovp FAMILY USE diapcriMb.hMtrosh. +$$&» BINKIE BURKES-ALBERT DEKKER HUH fisjiss • piisr urn • tocim MSXHT DICK FUtCELl CHICKASAW Wcsl Main Near 21sl St. .at. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Night shows 5:45 Kxccpt Monday, opens 6:15 Continuous shows Sal. and Sun. Tuesday PAL NITE Z Tickets for 25c "You Can't Escape Forever 1 t with George lirenl & Uremia Marshall Selected Shorls Lust Time Today 'Caught In The Draff with Hob Hope & Dorothy I,;um>ur Universal News Vopeye Comedy Tuesday Only KUDDY NITE 2 liekcts For (lie I'ricc of 1 "HIGHWAY WEST" with lircmh Marshall ,t Arthur Kennedy Co in en y Hy N'KA Service NEW YORK. _ Hal Newhous lins his hopes scl on rinisNnig season a slrikc-ouL king. On oiiliii" prior to tanning last Yankees die oilier aflcinoun, De- AMERICAN l,E/vr.UE W. t.. Pel. CW York 23 !5 .(JOS Vashiiiglon 24 18 ..ill troll's homegrown soullipaw struck );lroiL 2( > 1!) - 51:i ""I 10. He struck out 38 in 41 in- 'hlladelphia 22 21 .512 nings to take Ihe fsinnlng Icarter- .•I8C ship of Ihe American League. Tex .-176 Hughson of the Heel Sox whiffed .'165 113 last year to rank us top man 13 23 .301 in the junior circuit .Bob Feller was good for more limn 200 for four straight campaigns, 201 in '40. Ole Moss liadbournc fanned 471 for Providence one season, Rube Waddell 313 for the Athletics In boys who lack Ihc co-ordi- nalion to be professionals by tell- ng Ihem lo get an education or a ob and confine their baseball lo jlaying for fun. Tucker, called Joe E. In Ihc mi- lors because he has some of Ihc Chicago H 18 ilevclaiul 20 22 Boston 20 23 t. l/juls Yesterday's Resvilts SOUTHERN LF.ACiVK Nashville 1-5. 'Memphis 3-0. nirmhiKlutni 8-4, Atlanta G-4; second, onlled lltli. darkness.' Chattanooga 12-5, New Orleans 0-4. Little Rock 3-1. Knoxville 1-2. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 4-5, Chicago 3-11; first 11 innings. Cincinnati -I. Hoston 3, second postponed. PHlsburRh 18-1, New York 1-0. Philadelphia 1, St. Louis I, called, filth; second postponed. AJIEKICAN I.T:AOIIE Now York '2-10, St. Louis 1-G. iivst, 11 innings, BoMon .1-3. ChicaRo 3-2. Washington 5-8. Detroit 1-1. Philadelphia 12-0, Cleveland 5-5. '01. Hobo New.som flattened 2ZG for the Browns in '38. loday's Games SOimiBKX I.KAGUE No games scheduled. Kill Roaches Sift Ihc powder into every .crack, crevice and runway where roaches are found. When roaches clear their feet, they taste it— and die. Complete directions for its safe use on every package! Sorry, our Bee Brand Insect Powder curtailed for duration. NATIONAL I.KAGDK Brooklyn at I'il.sbnrgli, night. Only gome .scheduled. AMKK1CAN I, FA (HIE No names scheduled. 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