The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 22, 1943 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 22, 1943
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, PAGE EIGHT m,YTHBVIU,H (AHK.)' COURIKR NEWS TUKSDAY, JUNK .22, 1943' 10 Games _ t , > Scheduled For Pros 9HICAGO, June - 22 (UP)—The National Football League has adjourned Its Summei meeting and) has adopted a schedule calling for 10(games this season for each of its'eight membeis. The•. 1943 season opens on September 19 with a game between toe'Chlcago Cardinals and the Detroit Uons at Detroit. The season will end on Dec. 5. : TheV League voted to retain Its home:and home schedule for Eastern : and Western Division competition 'and 1 scheduled one 1 Interdl- vision game lor all teams. New York, Washington and the Plilladelphia-Pittsburgh clubs were awarded six home games. The newly .{combined club formed by The Merger of the Philadelphia Eagles and: the Pittsburgh Stcelcrs, booked'.two gaincs..for Piltsburgh and lour for. Philadelphia. •Buffalo, New York, which lias applied for a Lea'guo franchise, was named'.'a?'.the. site for n second league contest between'Detroit and • the Cardinals. The Buffalo game was' scheduled partly to avoid a. conflict''wltlr late season major league .baseball games.' •New "York won the prize schedule; Its' six games Include Polo Ground appearances of the Green Bay packers and the Chicago Bears.' 'In a Mast minute decision, the loig'iie", eliminated the Sept. 20 blanket, deadline for reducing team rosters to 25 players, It was decided that for the duration of the war, • a team may retain all players un- _til its first game. ' Cincinnati Second Baseman Commits 3 Errors And Cards Take Another Scott Padded Shoes To Escape Being Spiked; V Played 1307 Consecutive Games At Shortstop L. By 1IAKRV GRAYSON NKA Sporli Editor Everett Scott was a sober- Thc By United Pms St. Louis Cardinals to have the hoodoo on opposing second basemen. Eddie Stanky, Chicago Cubs' koystoncr, booted three in a row en Sunday to hand the Cards a game. And last night, Woody Williams, Cincinnati's second baseman, contributed three equally faced little fellow, which is why they called one If the more remarkable shortstops "Deacon." No, ball player was more popular] among teammates and opponents than friendly Everett Scott, Scotty hud card sense, preferred hearts and bridge, entertained with card tricks. He excelled at solving mathematical problems, He was a crack bowler. He, traveled far and wide In the pursuit of game, big red hound was his most cherish ed possession. costly errors to present the champions with another gift. Williams, replacing the ailing Lonnlc Frcy, failed to get three throws, away on time. The trio of misdemeanors permitted the' Cards to break a 2 to 2 tie and win the game, fi to 2. The contest was called at the end of the seventh inning. Howie Krlst went to the mound for the Cards and emerged with his fourth triumph. Elmer Riddle was charged with the loss. In the only other major league game, the Brooklyn,Dodgers scored six, times in.the sdvcnth. Inning to''break; n' l.'lo}'i;(le and beat the New York Giants, 7 to 1. The game, a twilight affair, was called at the end of the eighth inning. Big Bo-bo Newsom gave up nine hits to register his -seventh victory Ken Chase, the Giants' re- CCIH ncquisltlo'n from 'the Boston Red Sox, was charged with' the loss. He' was relieved In the seventh inning by Van Llngle Muhgo. While 5 feet • stood no more than nnd would have Imd to Little Hock Wins •:" Over Vols, 6 to 5 Today's games: In the National League, New By United Tress Little Rock hns begun to threaten the Southern Association lead held for so long by Ihe Nashville Vols., The. Travelers started the series which will probably delcr- mine the flag winner for the first half by'outlasling'Nashville for a 6 to 5 decision in ten innings. Frank I'apish did nnc mound work for the winners, but was unable to keep Ed Saner of Nash- Ville.-. from continuing his string of hits. Sauer collected one single in making his hitting" streak last through 23 gomes. At New Orleans,, the Pelicans ran -their winning streak: to seven straight In n 3 to 2 win over Atlanta, :,whiie the Chattanooga Look r outs .broke their losing streak with a victory over Birmingham. Gil Torres -Ih'nlkcd' up his eighth win of the:year against the Barons, 7 tO: 3. Memphis shoved over three runs In the, eighth inning to beat Knoxville 0 to 4. The Smokies made nve errors and .Memphis players bobbled three times In,what'miijhl bo described ns a very loose game. ' Tile same clubs nicct'again tonight. York plays at Brooklyn, Philadelphia nt Boston and in n morning game, the Pittsburgh Pirates played at Chicago. . In the American League, Washington plays at New York, a night game pits 'Boston against Philadelphia, Cleveland plays at Detroit and In another night contest, Chicago meets St. Louis in the Missouri city. -,' " hold a rock In each hand to weigh more than 160 pounds, Scot, a native of Dluffton, Ind., was an Iron Man. Because u nhorjUkop is In so much danger of being spiked or hurt, Scott's playing In 1307 consecutive games Is perhaps more remarkable than Lou Gehrlg's participation in 2150 at first. To preserve his consecutive- game record he frequently played wlicn he resembled a traveling (jniergcncy ward, more often than not from attacks of bolls. Scott was a little gentleman, but nlso knew how to dish. It out. 'Heinle Wngncr, who preceded him at shortstop with the Red So\, tiiughl him the tricks. Scott and Larry Gardiner, his teammate at third base, were the on|y two inflclders who wore padded shoes to csca|>e being cut. Scott ciune out of plays with his shoes looking like a remnant sale at a ribbon counter, but his little tootsies were intact. SCOTT BATTED IN RUNS Scott led American League shortstops so long it got so no one noticed It any more. He holds the record for leading major league shortstops over a stretch—eight years with the Boston club. Dunn Shatters'. Oldest Illinois Track Record He has the highest, fielding percentage —.976 with the Red'* Sox In 1018 and '19. He was in five World Series- three with the Red Sox, two with the- Yankees, to whom he went with Pitchers Bullet Joe Bush and Sad,Sam Jones in the 1 winter of '21-22. He was in only one losing World Sorlcsr Hit Yankees debacle dt '22. ; Scoll knew the hitters, had a , Scott's was qnlcl type of aggressiveness. He would fight for a decision 01- protest one vigouronsly, but kncv when to stop talking to an umpire. ';' SCOT!' STEADIED I'lTCIIKKS liy HAItKV GUAYSON i beak-bust Ing business a good rest. N'H/l Spurts Kdllor As you may hnve gathered by NEW YORK.—Canadian Army now there were no loud lanienta- ciid Michael Strauss Jacobs a favor t Ion's from ' the 'public about tlic by withdrawing iierinlsslon for Pvl. Sco'tl was a steadying Influence Johnny Greco 10 .box Bol) Armon '» tall chit), Iha ua-nnco wheel, a , £ '/' on S '<> raunds at Yankee Sta- iz ill nulling a pitcher together. Carl Mays recalls his first World dluni, June 25. The match didn't belong there Greco - Armstrong cancellation, whatever weeping, ' walling and gnashing of teeth there was being confined only to interested partie.- Scrips appearance, and how Scott in the first place, Mike Jacobs relieved the pressure when the sub- hod colossal Ball booking in a non- ir.nrlne sllngcr relieved Ernie Shore-title match in New York, Mont- of the Red Sox after Brooklyn had gomcry, whose claim to the light- scored five runs to cut his side's weight leadership Is synthetic at -ad to cue. The bases wore loaded btst. Wonder iv/ierc Promoter Jand there was one out. |col» suspects he Is—In Scappoosc? Scott told Mays the first 1 batter, And .just where docs Montgomery ever got a hit in his life and lat the second one was worse. lays got rid of them both. They verc Knell White and Jake Dau- ert, who. finished one-two in the National ^League batting race. Everett 'Scott established a rcc- tl fof'-lenacy of purpose, cndur- ince and, courage while playing shortstop; so stylishly that fans still alk about it ntend to defend whatever claim to the championship—in Liverpool, O.'. ; Jacobs must be slipping. He first inncuncccl thai the GreiH-Monl- Ueiilenant . Lconnrd recalled the '. .crriflc struggle he had making the weight for the second scrap II with Lew Tondier. j 'For several ' days before the fight, Billy Gibson insisted on a starvation and drying out process," relates Leonard, "Making It tougher, Gib would eat heartily where I could sec him. , "One night at supper, I .noticed that Bill left a nice, fat, luscious prune in the fruit dish. The cook put this In the Ice-box, which otherwise was kept pretty well , stripped of food at night. When I ';, on Jacobs .Beach. Even here the was In bed, nil f could think'about tears were largely of the crocodile was that prune. It assumed the variety. As a matter of fact, the news was received with almost unholy satisfaction by old-timers nmoug the beachcombers, who seized the occasion to regale themselves with reminiscences of glorious outdcor battles in the halcyon days of Tex Klcknrd. • • • They were going down the line when U. Benny r/Kumrrl of t'"ie proportions, of a . banquet. For hours I lay there, scheming that when everybody was asleep, I'd raid the Ice-box, feast on that prune. "It was 11 o'clock 'when the house finally was quiet. I slipped out of bed, tip-toed down' the stairs, opened the door of the Icebox, and there on the plate lay one solitary prune PIT. "Billy Gibson had even beaten Montgomery To Box NfcW .ORLEANS, June 22. (UP) —Fight; Promoter Louis Messina innouijced today that World's Lightweight Champion I3ol> Montgomery will make his southern boxing 'debut at Palican Stadlnn July .4.,' '. . Montgomery will appear in ten-round decision bout at the end ' u-ortliu-liiilc title left in circiila- Wllh. Willie Pep inducted into the Navy, Montgomery's is the only of an .all-negro-boxing card. His opponent has not, yet been named. lion. \ The reason other sports remain hi a perpetual state'of good health About .one-third of the sunlight is that they are seasonal.' This falling upon water is reflected. might be a good time -to give th By NKR Service - CHAMPAIG... — When Captaln- cicct Clarence Dunn ran the mile in 4:17.C in the Central Collcgiates in Milwaukee, he broke the oldest Illinois outdoor : track/record. Mike Mason's mile in 4:18.4 against Wisconsin in Madison in 1916 had defied all Jhe efforts of Illlni distance men.'Dean Woolsey's mile in 4:15.2 in .'33 Is the: Illini 'indoor mark. Dunn, a junior in advanced B. O. T. C., reports to the Army SOUTHERN LEAGUE " W. L Nashville 38 New Orleans xChattanooga xKiioxvillc Galenlo Kayos No. 3 KNOXVILLE, Tcnn., June 22. (UP)—Two-ton Tony Galento • is still lumbering: along the comeback trail—with a total of three victims to his credit. Last night in Knoxville Galento scored a knockout over Sailor Fred .Blassie of St.. Louis In the second round. The bout was scheduled to go ten rounds, but the New Jersey beer bonel put an earlier" end to it. Galcnto's previous victims, since he. decided • to re-enter the ring, were Herbie Katz at Tampa and the .Golden Terror at Chattanooga. Yesterday's Reitiits SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: ., • •. Knoxville at Memphis. Chattanooga at Birmingham. Nashville nt Little Rock. Atlanta at New Orleans. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 7,' New York i,St. Louis at Cincinnati, nigh Only 'games scheduled.' Connie Mack ricks 'Malty' PHILADELPHIA (U.P.)~Conn!e Mack, , president-manager O f the Philadelphia Athletics, believes thai Christy Matthcwson was the greatest of all pitchers. "Others have picked Walter Johnson but I'll take Matty," sail Connie. ."He had great control, a fine' 'curve, ' was fairly fast am studied . every batter. But conlro was his greatest asset." AMERICAN LEAGUE No games scheduled.-' ' Baseball Standings Everett Scott keen sense of anticipation, got the ball away quickly. His life-time major league batting average was .205, but he was always well up In run-battcd-ln. lie was a right-hand batter, not much for distance, but moved up in a clutch. He was a grand competitor. .He was not overly . fast, yet an excellent base-runner. : ASPHALT BOTTO COTTON PICK SACK , THE LONGEST WEARING COTTON PICK SACK OK THE MARKET. OUTLASTS TWO OR THREE DUCK BACS - BY ACTUAL TESjJ THE ASPHALT BOTTOM WEARS LIKE IRON; PLENTY OF 9 FT. SACKS FOR SALE BY LEADING JOBBERS iomcry cxtrnvngnnz'n. would be Maritime Service Joined them, me to the prune." >rcsi.'iiled on Saturday, afternoon, June 2ij. To save the cost of Installing a lighting system and otherwise reduce expenses, he was to bring back the more exciting days of afternoon fights. Then someone reminded him that the horses were galloping at Aqueduct, remarked that the Brooklyn Handicap would be run that day. Obviously, the old ticket scalper is not a hoss player, but he knows what hoss players are, so he promptly went back to tlic night shift. .... When Jtowcf 2>id listed, o/ie OPERATORS NOW ASK: -PLEASE LIMIT YOUR CALL TO 5 MINUTES. OTHERS ; ARE WAITING" Many calls go through fast as ever—but on crowded lines 5-minute calls' mean that more folks •'-': service, fewer meet delay. ; SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY \Llttle Rock 31 xBirinlnylmm 34 xAtlantn 30 30 2G 24 xMcriiyihls . 18 :X—Night same. Pst. 22 ,633 24 .5G4 2B .548 28 .517 32 .484 28' .481 22 .420 37 .327 NATIONAL LEAGUE ' W, L. Pet. xSt. Louis :... 33 19 .035 Brooklyn 34 24 ,58C Pittsburgh 28 24 .538 Philadelphia 28 25 xCiriclnnntl 27 25 Boston 22 28 New York 21 33 Chicago ID 34 .528 .519 .440 .389 .358 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pel New York Washington . .. 31 20 30 25 ' Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Knoxville at Memphis.: night. Nashville at LlttW . Rock. •' Atlanta at New Orleans. . -' Chattanooga at Birmingham.. . 27 28 . 24 Cleveland Boston . Detroit . Philadelphia 27 Chicago 22 St." Louis 22 .50C .49 .48C .474 .449 .440 NATIONAL LEAGCI Pittsburgh at Chicago. New York at Brooklyn. Philadelphia at Boston. Only Banies scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGCI' Washington at New York. ' Cleveland at Detroit. ' ', Boston, at Philadelphia, night. .Chicago at St. Louis,'night. 4 Iowa Athletes Casualties ;iOWA CITY, la. tU.P.)—Nile Clnnick, former Iowa All-American killed in action as a naval flier, whs the fourth Iowa athlete whose name has appeared on the casually Isls. Two are missing in action—Ray Walters, 1D36 National Collegiate 50-yard sprint swimming champion, and Bush Lamb, halfback and winner of two Big Ten javelin titles. Robert Jones, a former swimmer, was killed In a navy training plane crnsh In Florida in 1942. 15 Jaspers Join Marines NEW YORK (U.P.)—Eleven football players and four baskctbal stars from Manhattan College, Including the captniiis-elect of both squads, have Joined the Marine Reserves and are awaiting calls to "boot" camp. ' Chief Salutes Open. 7:15 Show Starts 7:45 Adm. Always lie and 25c Tuesday PAL NITE 2 Tickets for 25c 'Varsity Show' with Fred Waring and His Teimsylvanians Selected Shorts CHICKUSftW West Main Nr.r Mst St.' Sat. starts 1Z:45; Sun. starts 1:45 NijtM shows 5:« Except Monday, opens 6:05 Continuous shows Sat. »nd Sin., Wednesday & Thursday 'Tarzan's New York Adventure' > ! ' ' with J«^nn> Weismtiller Si Maureen ;> . i K O'Sullhan ' r -' '> *! March of Time Shorts ' Tuesday BUDDY NITE Z tickets For Ihe Price «f 1 "PRIVATE DETECTIVE" with Jane Wyman & Dick , Foran Comedy Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature "REACHING FOR THE SUN" with Joel MctlM Jt Ellen Drtw and "HONEYMOON FOR THREE" with •••', Ann Sheridan If Georfe Brent I call this a Statue of Liberty, too! I Four-slar Gen. Dwijjht Eisenhower, wearing Hie Grand Cross of the French Legion of Honor, comes to a salute in Algiers jvilh.lhc. slars and stripes In the background, T'S :\ wcinl-lopking contraplion, I'll ad- mii. Hut when you think whiil aviation £;isolinc and synthetic rubh'cr mean right now, it begins to look prelty wonderful 1 "It's a plant for a new-type process for making aviation gas and synthetic rubber material from petroleum. It makes more gallons of heller gas than any process ever did before. It makes both the gas and ihc synthetic rubber material at once, >vhich is mi'g/iry important right now.! "It's a fluid catalytic cracking unit. Our l^sso research workers who developed it call il a 'cat cracker. 1 Bui we did that long before ihc war, back in the 1930's-and that's why I call it a statue o{ liberty. ; . "It's :\ working monument to the power of American freedom and progress. "It's another of those keys to vital war production that got discovered in the regular peacetimehuut for belter goods for America," €sso Where America gets tho world's foremost petroleum research THE FIRST "E" AWARDED TO PETROLEVM RESEARCH WORKERS STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF LOUISIANA

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