The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 8, 1938 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 8, 1938
Page 6
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J*AGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JANUARY 8, 1938. Bottari Goes To Town Holds Spring Grid Training Most Harmful Factor Now ,& BY IIA11KY GKAYSON Sports Kditor, NKA Service CHICAGO. Jnn. 8.—Tlie Ameri- ' can League Is approximately lour miles ahead of tile National in the mate- of promotion. I name that distance because "Batter Up!" is the fourth am. finest instructional .sound picture put out by Ihe junior circuit, in four years 12,000,000 people have teen these films. Asked to name the biggest handicap in tlie development of young ball players, txm Fonsc-ca, promotional director of the American League, unhesitatingly answers, "Spring football." "Football In the fall is bad enough," explains the old first uaseman, batting champion, iiud White Sox manager, "but sprint; practice prevents a boy from |));>y- ing baseball at all. "I wouldn't give you a list of the fine prospects losl to baseball because of football . . . young men . who passed up bonuses lor si|;n- Jng and 10 years or moiv of rdlhcr important money just to delL-jlit rooting sections." | Fifty per t'enl of t'layrrs | Cnmc From (JuUi-gcs i Baseball rapidly was being wiped; ifQ,'^ oul of football-minded high schools ; $p\-\_ and colleges when Fonscca tackled his present nssiguiuent in 1034. To be exact, there were 267 major colleges playing baseball (hen, the great majority of them in a halfhearted way. In 1038, there be 415 major colleges rnlher excited about baseball. Fifty per cent of major league talent, now comes from U:e colleges. "The place to catch the young ball player is in high school," says Fonseca. "Thai's where he chooses Ids major sport." iThls Is why the American League plans to conduct nn eight weeks' baseball school In six cities (his summer, with youngsters from 8 to 17 years of age eligible. The plan was tried out in Chicago last year, when 40,000 kids attended. Teams were formed, eliminated, and finally the Cubs and Sox Juniors played for the championship. Five members of these clubs signed professional contracts. One of them belongs to a major league club. Fonseca Plans National . High School Tournament Fqnsecn has organized a high school tournament tor the state of Iowa next season, and hopes lo make it a national one. Tlie American League is to conduct clinics in scores of colleges this spring. Classes will be conducted on 10 Saturdays in March and April. High school coaches will be invited. Fonseca believes that more boys are playing baseball today than ever, but says that they do not play enough of it. Their minds are on automobiles, Softball, golf, and oilier things. A inotlon picture hobby started Fonseca on liis present mission, and the American League's initial appropriation for his work was exactly $1000. Today the department runs into thousands of dollars. The department formerly had lo (-•ampaign for places lo show the American League films. Now it can't fill the requests. ; Baseball still suffers from dearth of playing talent, but Ihij condition shouldn't, exist for long . . . not if young- America catches any small part of enthusiasm. nc 1'nsadena. A crowd of 90.100—the largest ever to witness the colorful classic—watctu 1 d Uotlo/1 .slice throng)] the Dixie team's left, end for both touchdowns. Oslon Next Opponent of Sid Marcus Ok- Olson, (lie Wjf Swede v/Hh the poker face, svill be tlie next, >p]joncnl of Sid Marcus, the "fly- ng Jt'iv" of New York. The two will euiMHp In a two mil of three tussle on Hie American Legion x?<;lo!> HwstlliiK cart] here Monday niKlil. Olson has performed heiorc ;mcl is known to local Inns n.s n di-uilly M.-I-IGUS workman. Marcus is aKo A uood tnnl performer whose chid asset Is a last iitliiek of llyint; tncklc:; and Ijotly blocks. In the oilier match on the card Najeeb Riibteui, tin- .stronc mini Ircin Kurclestan, mwls Charles Slnkcy of Corinth. Tiic-xi" two have met In llu: local arena before, with Kinkcy bclnu clisqvmUhed foi roughing the .stocky little Kurd. It, Utihfoan who was on the receiving end of body kicks tlic nighl Referee Mike lleroney halted tho proceedings and removed a heavy leaden uwcrsole i'roin Sinkey's shot'. DojjYoiiJKnow— ? .,'.,..~!f/A7 THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ONCt' WAS F03 WHO WAS7HE 76 FI&HT FOR Tfl£ CHAMPIONSHIP? .... AND A RlHC> ACCIDENT COSY H/fi\ -WE TITLE Stilted Skating Keiser, Manila Teams Split Two At Keiser KEfSER. Ark., Jan. 8.—Keiser divided two basketball games with Manila Friday night, In (he Keiser gym. winning the girls' game by Hie count of ,i5 to 19 and losing the boys' game. 25 to 30. Anclilin, Johnson and Crews, the tlnec Keiser girl forwards were almost even in tlieir scoring, ringing up 12. 10 mid 8 tallies respectively. McDonald and Clubli were the outstanding players for Manila. In the boys' same, Dunavcnl led the Keiser attack, scorins 0 points from the field mid 5 on free shols. High scorer for the game was Williams. Manila, with 20 points. Nichols and Montgomery were also outstanding for Keiser. Kciser's next game is with Shawnee Tuesday at, the Shawnee gym. Dnrlns; the last 10 years, measurements have been made of the sun's ultra-violet light radiation, and a decided variation has been noted. The year of 1932 showed It at a very low ebb, and scientists are endeavoring to ascertain whether these variations affect human life. Tlie kit>tt<?d spiral nebulae thrown off by the sun In the forj nmtlon of tlie solar system bejrti 1 --. drawing the outer particles,* or plancteslnmls, to them. Thus the earth grew formed. after it first was Jonathan Swift ver's Travels." The animal consumption of soap In the United States is approxl- CiiillU' mately 1,444.000,000 cake.s of three and a liulf ounces each. 1. On May '24. I860, Jem Mace, cd unconscious. In the 33d Cribo Ihe tilleholiler. met Joe Goss at barely hit the negro but Moli- Fnrimiighnni, England. After soar- nciuix was so weakened by wluu ring for 20 minutes, with neither later proved to be » fractured landing a blow, they shook hands skull, Hint he went down and oul and left the ring. Police were pre.s- 3. James J. Corbelt was the first nit and the participants feared to win the heavyweight crown un- nrri'sl if they initially fought. i ocr the Marquis of Queonsbury i Tom Molineaiix. a negro who ru | e s. defeating John u Sullivan, had bum given his freedom from Sept. 7. 1B92. slavery, was lh<> firs! American Ul light fin !!»• lienvyivelglit titlo. I matin,-, Tom Crilib of England,' About the time of Charles I, a a I Dec. 10. 1810. Molinenux was dc- huge quaking custnvd was placed entins tin- ehninpion decisively, on (he table at feasts, in England. .ut in the .ils,, round, after lloor- A jester, upon signal, jumped into UK .he Englishman with n hard the custard feet first, splashln» it Lou Fonseca s n»m. ne lost his balance, plunged into the faces of 1 Into a ring post and was knock- feasters. Chick Varsity Defeats Second Team, 49 to 27 Tlie Chickasaw varsity cagcrs, paced by Dnn Wnrrington, forward, easily ' trimmed tlie Chickasaw second l«am, 49 to 27, lost night at the armory. The first stringers, with Bill Godwin at center, Warrington and Hnrdln at wonvards and Mosley and Hughes at guards, Hashed good form. Read Courier News Want' Ads. Built up lor a big letdown is Bert TayJor, U. S. Olympic team skater, pictured above giving his new stilt-skates a tryout on Ihe rink at Yosemite National Park. Recommended for those who would keep away from the ice, Taylor's system is guaranteed to make skating and falling harder. The water strider, an insect tliat is common around ponds and streams, is covered with velvet so that when it dives, it carries with it a' layer ol air for breathing. ' Hubert Otley's Service Station and Cafe 24 HOUR SERVICE Phillips "66" Gas Tax Paid All Leading Brands ol Beer, Liquor, Wine, Gin and Cordials. Cigarettes, 2 Pkgs. 25c, $1.15 Carton Highway Gl—Holland, Mo. Diamonds consist of the element carbon, pure and tmcombmed. 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