The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 7, 1937 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 7, 1937
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,' UNttAin?'; *!, cOtttlEft KfiWS Improved Forehand 'Send Youngster to No. Two Hanking in Tennis -....: By JIMMY UONAHUK . NKA Service Sports Writer NEW YORK.—Three years ago young Frankle Parker decided he ;"vvasn't going to allow lennis to interfere : with his education, so the Uniled States lost n potential Dr ' Cup star. .. ' Recently Parker . changed his mind, decided that higher learn- ,ing at Lawrcnceville, N, J., Academy wasn't going to Interfere will his career as ft netlcr...Uncle gam's problem, of. nntling someone to pal' with Don Budge in Davis Cup' sin glcs play next summer now appar . cntly is solved. '•'.:• It was in .the fall.'of ,1035; lha Parker, discovered in Milwaukee n p. ball boy by Mercer Bcaslcy, notci , lennis coach, made-his decision i . favor of tennis. ' . Ills career had been hot and colt At 1C he won the men's wester championship, defeating Georg Lott ; and big Les Stocfen on th way..lie was hailed as a brillian • youngster, one of the foremost ex ponenls of Bcasley's teachings. Parker was called the imtclih player \vilh only one fault—lack o n forehand. Not only,did he rca lize it, but his opponents did, to . and played to his weakness. Misrscd Winter Circuit Great credit .must be-given tl 20-year-old youngster! for gcltln as far as he did without forehand attack. He was beating all tlie top- notchers at 16 and 17, and in 1931 the year he voted for book larnin' he was ranged in fourth place nationally He was practically con ceded a place on the 1935 cup Equad. But pursuit of knowledge no doubt affected Fiankic's game. lie cbuldnt get into wintei net ic lion in the.south without leaving school before term ended. Cossf- ' riuenlly, he played his first" tournament late in June or July, and wasn't-in the tip-top condition necessary to ccmpste on even terms with those amateurs who, followed the winter ': trail. Instead of his forehand improv- Courts Net Job MEETS AMBERS Frankie Parker...Ills improved forehand attack him. a singles assignment, along with Don Budge, in net clashes. this year's Davis Cup Harry Grayson ing, it bscamo worse. He just won t s\ung~on it Bens V Lo V i 1 nn\. 1 \\UIIUUL fKT^arc'rTb lhlnili?'^- /a ? mt f n ' 1 ' l^^^ilo^^L =i x ? ley', declared. "I've tried to make him do it but he just won t It nny be that his '^school work is affecting his play^ Anyhow he doesn t want to. (,o \" p n rliap^ he'd the othci He where, with his tennis, that's sure. So Parkei took a trip to Ben da last winter with Bcaslcy. There, with his Tracher driving him con- st^tith he changed his forehand ^tylc rhat he has nnpro\ D d con sidcrobly is - seen in the "recent rankings-of the u. S. l/wn Tennis Association, which places him in No. 2 position behind Don Budge, and ahead of such stars as .Eftisy Grant, Robert Higgs, Gregory Man'- gin, and others. He was ranked at seventh place in the last ratings. Off to Good Start His showing on grass courts -last year was gratifying to Bsasley, and lie .went as high as the semi-finals of- the national singles last fall be- f ore • being Budge. NEW YORK.-^Horace Sloneham not only aided the position of the Mew York Giants by purchasing ithc Albany club, biit bis .-transfer of Ihe franchise lo Jersey Cily .materially strengthens the Interns - lional League. Tiie stiblhtj of Class AA and other minor baseball 'circuits has •been an acutely serious problem. It wasn't until it looked like all of the liltle fellows wouldrbow out In a lody that the big sho\ tame to tlie rescue. International league franchises have been juggled around in recent years in hopes of bolstering the bucks oifice. Jersey City was dropped, .because waij without owners who \\oulc •tory park- the fict that one ncfent ^and tradition- if all baseball rivalries exist- between the neighboring cities Jeisey City and Newark eliminated by Don In the recent Su'nr Bowl tournament in New Orleans. Parker started off the current Winter sca- ^oii bv taking the mcTsurc of Bitsy Grant in the final in three straight sets,, a feat few.have been able to do recently His subsequent entry in other southern tournaments •indicates that he doesn't intend to let education interfere with his chances to pair with Budge on tho • Davis Cup'smiad this season. • The youngster, has an ideal tennis IcnipcrumiSit:'. Cool, heady, and yet.full of the old fight . ccssary, lie is a perfect machine in action now- that his forehand has improved.^ , CAI.IFOKNIA TO STUDY . LEGALIZED 'BET LAW By NBA Service. SACRAMENTO. — California's legislature .'is. to consider a bill to / legalize bookmaking on horse rnu- ing sliortly. The bill^proposes a ,, fee of $2000 for each bookie, and •'••• spsclnes ' tha.l, there bij not more than one establishment for every 50,000 population. right in New Yorks bick jard With this nialry renewed and intensified b> Vew York Giant ind Yankee ownership, turnstiles shouli spin in 1937. f Jersey City long was one of the nation's best minor league citie despite the fact that it hasn't evei unified a pennant slnci. the lat Oharley Murray led ; the Sk'eeter to the flag with i record 736 per centage 'way back in 1903 * • • Roosevelt" S Indium Goes With New Jersey Deal What makes things appeal evei brighter is llie fact that the ol town across the Hudson is to hav t new stadium ultra modern in big league in structure and nitl seating capacity of 32,000. It was the commendable fore sight and progressiveness of joun Sloiienam that promplcd Mayo Prank Hague of'Jersey City to cam paign for WPA funds with \vbic to build the new ' park, name Roosevelt Stadium, sloneham's a^ surance that-the Polo Grounder would return an International League . franchise. to Jersey city stirred;'Hague, into action. The new,., orchard will have a greater seating .capacity and will be finer by far than some major league layouts. .With Stoneham and the Giants taking an active interest, International League owners have real reason to welcome the return of .Jersey city lo a loop Ihat is one of the vital tributaries lo the great backbone-of baseball. alhcr, Charles A., seriously m- mds to build the Giants that he ihcrlled a chain system compara- ;e to the one owned by the St. jouis Cardinals and imitated some- liat by the.. Yankees,, Cincinnati feds, Chicago Cubs, and Detroit Igers. Tlie Qlanls .control the Green- 'ood, Miss., club of the Cotton tales League, but ownership o( le Jersey City club Is their most mportant move to dale In build ng a chain of farftts for the dc- elopmcnt of their own plajers * * * Not Tcn-j s Idea, but Stoneham Looks Ahead Bill Terry, named the successor f the illustrious John J.McGraw iy churics A. Stoheham, has been gainst the chain store Idea,- but, hen, Memphis Bill never subscrib- d to any idea that didn't benefit himself. Terry wasn't Horace '. Stoneham's choice as manager of the Giants, ind It Is obvious that the "new pres- dent tloes not agree {with all of the oil merchant's methods-" ^ Terry Is through as an active combatant or nearly so and stone '•mm is looking to the future Tlie appointment of the person able Tra\is (Stonej) Jackson as manager of the Jersey City club may-be. significant. Stoneham would:like a few more connections 'and friendships than Terry will have when the cordially and universally disliked first: baseman and manager bows -out. Pemiscot All-Stars Too Good for Crack Girls' Cage Quint CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Jan. 7 —Tlie All-American Red Hcatls, Independent ; girls' basketball road fcwn, dropped a 30 to 17 declsloji to the Pcmlscol county men's All- Stars here last night before COO fans. The gaine was played uijder boys' rules. The All-Stars got on lo an pearly lead and were never seriously threatened. They were In frcint, 8 to 3, at the end of the first quarter, 20 to 7 at the half, 22 to 11 at the end of the third period and In the last three minutes of play the All-Stars' "second string" went Into action. Essary looping a basket for the locals while, the Red; Heads mado three points. Miss Peggy Lawson, smallest member of the Bed Heads, was the high scorer for the girls, with 6 points. Miss Hazel.Vlckcrs,.almost as small as Miss Lawson, was second with 4 points. Jack Hopkc, Caruthersvllle coachi led the All-fatars with 10 points, followed by W. H.Tostcr with 7 points. Misses Jo Langerman and Kath- crine Kirkpatrick of the Red Heads were unable to play due to injuries received in a game at EJatcsvllle, Ark., described by the girls as tlie roughest they had ever played in. In a preliminary game the Hay- U Independents 'defeated the Stecle Independents, 37 to 20. The'line-up of the feature game follows: All-stars Hopke, 10 McMahon, 4 Huber, 2 Foster, 7 Prltchard, 5 Pos. P P C G G Red Heads Lawson,' ii Langerman/ 3 Osburn, 1 Vickers; 4 Dunford, 3 Enrico Venturl, lightweight ruler of Europe, gives Lightweight Champion Lou Ambers probably Ills biggest test since Lou lost to Jimmy MeLafriln recently. Vcn^ tui'l, shown above, meets Ambers In a non-title 10-rounder in Madison Square Garden Friday, Jan. 8. Irish GritJtJer Graduated 7 anner's Foe a Table Delicacy When Prepared BY s. F, N. CIQV..S, those black Properly feathered i»4 baked crow, and- ipread. tho Idea In Denver, Coloiudo, wlicic tlicie Is at least one wholesaler who mmls them rcgulaily and supplies meat nuukets, they wo sold acioss the counter .to housewives ns "Col- oindo looks." In "BlythovIHe, Pavil Damon Is lesponslble for the acceptance of the crow ns an edible fowl Somo months ngo ho 8hol n oiow whllo hunting nnd decided to sample the meal. He found llio taste pleasant, and since that time has been crow hunting on numerous occasions, Initiating mnny other Inmtcis, who have not only found 11 good spoil, but with the meat piopcily diesscd nnd piepiucd i\ dish compnruble to wild thick, ilratcs of the com: field whose naraudtng acthltlei aie'the bano of ovoi 1 ) 1 fnimci, hnve found fas or (is n table delicacy hero, Until several months ngo fcwicltlzcns of :hls comity had tasted crow meal, lonMcd has n taste similar to York by the State Athletic Coin- roosts are"to b« found alc-nif the' ! Mississippi *> liver near sand bars, Dimon uses a decoy, a live crow' he cilppled several months 'ago.- In lining the'nocks within range'- of Ills Eholgun. Tlie decoy is tied , near a group of pillows or a blind where the hunter Is hiding. When ft Hock Is slBhted thu" hunter pulls ' the Btilng tied to tlie foot of the" decoy, causing It to call out, attracting the flock. The particular decoy used by Damon hat. not become thorough-* ly tame, and must, be handlcc with heavy gloves to prevent pain- ', fill biles fiom Its heavy beak. How, Banned In Gotham NEW YORK -Barney Ross has The meat Is dink, and whcnlbcon banned from boxing In New but now (heio w« » score of duck. Tlio eiews mo not picked, sporlimcn who hunt ttiese biuts but aie skinned when being pie- a»<l several times that many who 1'nred foi the oyen rhst they arc mission, Tho ban remains until he defends his ueUorttelght title . . . against Ccfciitio Garcia, with nave cAtcn them With Jew'oxcep- £cakcd In salt water, then par whom Ross' manager, Sam l>lan,» lions these who huve ventured to boiled. They may then be bnkcd had agreed to fight within 00 days cat ciow meat for the first,time with dicsslng 01 sewed In a pol nflcr Barney's icccnt victory over have been pleasantly surpitajd. i pic, Damon usually selects the I I"y Jannazzo The Idea of catmir crows U not S' ollll 6 bll(ls thnt» «ro killed ami I oiislnal wllh local nportemon. (rl(!S lhcl " j Tliey have been accorded a place Duilnn the nai,l^ tlnee niontlul on many n menu in .Oklahoma he has bagged approximately 400 and Kansas In icfcnt years \vhere crows, and ho estimated that n I movements were organlzcrt^toii'ld total of about 1600 crows had been I the countiy of these pests wlioso killed in the county by hunlcis' appetites have 1 cost'grain :farmers this season, millions of dollars. liuthe hope of The ciow offcis a good test of stimulating a 1 demand foi crow the hunters skill. It cannot easily meat, vailout>" oignmVallpns In be approached while feeding, nnd ild-we.slcrn s]ates> have, 'tponsoi- Inmtcis llntl moie success in stalk- Right Into Presidency i c(1 banquets <hm\ Buhners 'ic'ntui- Ing loosls, A great many-crow I "- : —— : ...'.-. . . ..... .,1. ... , . , — ..... ., Play Billiards! Wholesome Recreation Moderately Triced Blytheville Recreation Center. 316 W. Main - Former Homo of Hell's Thannacy GAUNr.u A1'1'I*.H)N MAUVIN CIIAITEI.L «>• NKA Service SOUTH BEND,—No starling at Ihc bottom for Art Cronln jr., Notre Dame Uokle of 1936, whoh he Is graduated. Ho will sit right down In the president's chair Of the concern for which ho Will work. 'Cronln 1 Is president of a coal .company that closed Its. books'last r ycar witth a quarter million tons 'of lake shipments. 1 Do You Remember? Substitutions—-All-Stars, Essary, Tiplon, McDonald, Carter, Brown; Play Monette S slur day MONErrTE, Ark, Jan 1.— The All-Amcilean .Red Heads, one of the Olson traveling cage units, will play the Monette Buffaloes here. Saturday night under men's rules The girls are a very Interesting quintet They have a set of forwards, the Langcrman a»ins, that are identical in appearance and rale as lop notch goal tossers They, also have Peggy lawson, "queen 4 of basketball," Ruth Osborn, oijm- pic star, I,era Dunford and Hazel Vickers. , , C S Blackburn of Paragould will referee the game. ' One Year . Ago Today—Detroit Hcd Wings defeated New York Hangers, 2-1, In a National Hockey league 1 game In. New York F' the original KXKi JAND TRY FALJTAFF I WINTER BEER. WITH JHIS BOTTLED WARMTH A ND CHEER,YOU'il BE RI6HT I* THE WHIP •Five Years Ago Today—Ellsworth Vines was ranked No 1 In U. S. men's tennls, : -and Mrs. Helen Wills | Moody received top rating among women nelters. Ten Years Ago Today—WUHe :TIoppe won the 18.2 balklinc bll- lljird title, defeating Eric Hagcn- LINE GIT COPY— Freak Weather Plays Hob With Ice Fishermen By NBA Service FOND DU LAC, Wis.—A lot of people in . this,-neighborhood wel come the mildest winter in Wlscon "in in jeirs it opened up the waters of. Lake Winhebago for the first time In memory of old settlers. •However, Ice fishermen who ply their trade on the lake are peeved The thaw that set in dropped hundreds of their fishing shanties to the bottom of-the lake, and they'l have to wait until a solid freeze before they can raise them. Several ice boats valued at from $500 to $800 also are lying on tin lake bottom as the result of tli thaw. Eugene Field's Home Made Into Museum Albany The purchase of the franchise for transfer to Jersey City is tho first Indication that n commenting on the recent U s A. rule that v-111 limit tournament players to that number in 938 "If jou can't hit join shots* ith that many, you're a plumber," he. declares. Bclmont Stakes June B NEW YORK.—The 1937 running ol the rich Belmont stakes will be -held Saturday, .June 5. "! London : zoo, in i 1028, cx- / . .'"'""iber «f Gojfcr ,,, .^^^ Jiibite.Uau,. albino ,clepliant from PHILADELPHIA— Fourteen chibs 'Burma re all any golfej; needs, .. opines fax Marston, veteran amateur star,, ' It's Becoming A Popular Winter Sport! ItVtho beer that warms nmt cheers—Falotnff Winter Beer! 4 You'll Hkc il3 merry tintfc and twte tun". You'll revel in^ its cmoolh racllow-accd flavor. It's got a certain something; ( no other beer bnacnpUucdl Order by casciromyour dealer/ or ask to see tho handy six-bottle I'takc-mc-hctae" bags./ t OUR CUSTOMERS KNOW - - That light lubrication pays in better performing cars, and— Pays again in value, and— re-sale PUCK STAR WAS CANADA'S BEST OLYMPIC VAULTER By NEA Service TORONTO.—Sylvaniis Apps. first year center of the Toronto Maple Leafs' National'Hockey League team, has more .than one claim to fame. In addition to being a puck star,, the youngster Is an all-round athlete, excelling at' handball and football. He was Canada's leading l>olc vaultcr in-the Olympic Games young Stoneham, who succeeded his ' last year, finishing in sixth place. That's why we lubricate so many • cars for so many owners. May be lubricate .yours the RIGHT WAY? PHILLIPS Service Center ST. LOUIS (UP) _ Tbi birthplace of Eugene Field, one of America's foremost poets,' has been re-conditioned as a memorial. Itj is a three-story structure where the poet wrote many of his manuscripts .: Three of the rooms house possessions of the writer, including some of his original manuscripts, contracts, his bed, a .bookcase, toothbrushes, razors and cabinets. Another room is dedicated to his wife, Julia, who died last June. It contains dresses and personal apparel. i • —_ Read Cuurler News Want Ads. f Wrecker Service - Gas & Oil' OPEN ALL NIGK|f Phillips Service Center Phones 777 - 810- .--•- HARNESS NSW STOCK Just received complete new slock of Harness. Sec llic now- Air Collar. Yes Sir, Prices Arc Right! Hubbard Hardware Co. WHAT DID YOU BUY WEEN YOU BOUGHT THIS ^ PAPER? First, of course, you bought the news i'rom the i'av- off corners of the world. Late news and live news, covering- all the countless interests and activities of all peoples. • • • Then, too, you bought the local news—about the recent doings'of .people ; you know, announcements of mf " " ' -i coming-events, intimatp details oi your own special circle.- ; './ ; And/what-more? . . .'''Aren't you forgetting the vital news'items iii'tlic advertising columns? Items of immediate.interest ancbreal importance to you and yours. News 'of-better b'uj[s in food and clothes and things for the house.,News that' you must watch closely and constantly —if you expect to make your money do'its job. •.. .. This-iiew year, form the fine habit of following the advertisements.with",an:eagle eye. .It]will save'you money and help you live\a; richer life., '' .Phone -32

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