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March 25, 1931

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 25, 1931
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I'AGIi SIX (AI;K i c(ji:»ih:i! xrcw, 20-Game Star \Valkev Johnson Says One Standout Pitcher Cou win Pennant for Nats. RY WILI.UM BKAIICIII-K SEA Service Sports Kdiler - ! BILOXI, Miss. March 24— Will-; tor Johnson was pitching for bal-j tins practice in llic bush leagu?' parS at Blloxl.' There lingered 'In his dullveiy all the grace and case of lhat mighty sweeping .swim; of oilier! days, but only x trace of Hie sine.-! Ing sneed. Just as I" other diys.' however, he was easy lo watch (orj the 15 or more he "sioik-j Finally lie cnme over to our scat in the bleachers, pulllnz an a| sweater. and mopping his for.;- j head. He offered me a hand that- was big, hard and vitli SUTUI. We started lalklni: r.bont tlie team. The- man who stands for Ihe. greatesl lucre Is In iiltehliiK replied to questions slowly and thoughtfully. -"Is, this llic best learn yon ever woikcd with," 1 asked, "or what do you think of It?" "This Is the best, balanced club," he replied, "M least the best that. I have Jiad as manager." "The best balanced?" "Yes, I mean lor young men and old, and lor tlie. kind of pitching stafl we've got—all good pitchers —and the way Ihe hilling power Is set up." : "What do you need most?" "One standout pitcher! That's what we have to htivc lo win!" The situation scrmcrt to ofl'.T not •a little Irony. Here was Walter Johnson, the world's greatest pitcher in hh day. a ir.nn who hxcl labored in splendid fashion year after year with a Insln? lv.ll club, now a manager, and v::iiitliij just one standout pitcher to put lih team ,-on top! - "II seems to me in lliat pitching staff you've got seven pr;Uy good men," 1 suggested. These men nre Mtirbcrry, Jones, Crowder. Brown, lladley. Burke and LIskn. .-•.-'-•' I "If one of .these fellows will win- 20 games," said Walter, "and the others,keep on coming like they did last' year, I think we'll win 'a pennant." "How about new pitchers?" "Well, there's Lynn Griffith throwing out there now (a left- hander from Joplln). He's apt to do pretty well for us. Charley FUcher is the only other rookie lefty. For southpaws wo still have Brown and Burke." "How about Walter Tauscher?" "Pihttji good-locjiing proSpcW. too—but a pitcher has to be pretty good to get any work with the kind of slafl we've got. It's not in getting new men that worries me but It's seems a slar develop trom the slaff we've got.' VAny infield changes seem likely now? 1 ' "I don't see any Just Ihis minute. Jo? Crcnlu ought to be evru better this year at short. Some of you fellows seem to think. Joe Judge is old, but he's cnlv 30 and if he can hit like he did last year. I nobody's going to beat him out] of a regular job. Joe Kuhel is hi:understudy, and everybody will tell you KuheJ ,1s plenty good. Then ere's Buddy Myer at second and .^sslfi Blncge at third." •'A couple of Ihese reserves look prclty good." T snid. tf '.vns thinking of Jack Hayes, who Is tryhn; to beat Myer out of a job at second, and Wolly Dashi:!!, a young infielder 'from Chattanooga.) "Hayes has been going mighty good around second." replied Johnson. "Dashiell is pr;tty fast on the bases and his hitting (.281) showed a little Improvement last year This Baxter Jordon has toen cut- lins up with the bil this sprint; and we may hnve to keep hlir on." (Jordan hit .349 for Kcvvart last year and is pretty around third.) "I don't have lo ask you any thir.g about that oulfield." "Guess you don't." replied V. r al ter. "Got five men. Sam Wcs had a little trouble with his am last year but it looks O. K. nou Sam Rice is 40, but s man is i only as old as he plays, and Sam. plays 10 years younger thsn lba L .' He'll hit around .350 as Ion:; as he lives. So will Hrinic Manush. Harry Rice Is a .300 hitter and covers a lot of ground in that outfield. Dave Harris, who came from the White Sox, is the ether reserve." HOOKS -INO DES BRUSHING UP SPORTS W'fW*.:? \t-.V 1 '!• ,,.e\,,/<?e< 'f'Uiv^.Vj.-j l.v-.?M •'••:;•;; :C:>$2$S ! 5 ^Yill CUP nf OK-M- MVfli Washington pitrlirr nf tin' ubovi- hurlcTS should sn nbllKe, tin- Well, lie Looks Goocl^ Anyway Dramatic Notes of A TruvfliT. The setting for this scenario Is a hot?l room at on? of the bU league training camps. The conversation herein faithfully reported actually occurred. The persons of the cast are four baseball writers, engaged In the gentle diversion of !.settling a few'of the major problems of life. Now we go on with • the story: i JOK: Well. I MC Hornsby and • Hack Wilson had a falling out the other day. What i!o you make of that, Denny? DENNV: What' I'makc of thai it. Hack Wilson had belter watch his step. PETE: It's Hornsby who better watch his step. Yon notice Hack is tioing right along playing center field, don't you? FRED: Aw. I think Ihe Rajnh was Joking about that right field | talk, and Hack got on his muscle ; all wrong. j DENNY: Jussa same, Hornsby's ! imlxidy's monkey in a tus,sle. PETE: Hey, ILisen—didn't Branch nickey smack Rog on the whiskers nnd make him like it? JOE: Well. Rickey was managing the Cards then, and the Hajnh had to like it. PETE: Well, he didn't have to like It when he took a couple of imstings Irom Bill Terry and Bur' ' ' 'Grimes In the Giants' clubhouse, did lie? DENNY: Well, he won decisions over Llndstrom and notish. didn't If any championship-1 PETE: Don '- c ** cucko °' b °y i Those two boute were even. DENNY: Suppose he did lake It, on the chin? Did it. make any difference to him? Didn't he go right ' on getting tough with the gang when Mac was sick and couldn't handle the team? Remember? PETE: Yeah, and look - how he got. away with it! They Just wouldn't play lor him nnd he was traded to the Braves. • • DENNY: Well. I'll Just-lay you a little he'll make that Cub gang like It, PETE: Say let me remind you of something, my man. You prob- I ably remeoiber. what Hack did to ' Donohuc nnd Kolp and some more guys I could name, ril take Hack! DENNY: Yon would bat on a truck to crush a roadster every lime. Just a big-hearted guy, you are. PETE: Well, I'll tell you another thing. Hornsby's a chlseler. Ix»k how he meat-axed Joe McCarthy wit of a job. And the Chicago fans are getting te«dy to give him. p' Brest big razz when they .play tiie Pirates opening d»y, wait and see. DENNY: Yea, and .the Rajah will razz 'em right back. He's no quitter. That guy can flght. FRED: What we you two birds trying to do—decide who won the' World War? . -. • JOE: Let's go do»-n to the lobby and see if they traded anybody. AGED ENGLISH TWIN BEAD LONDON, (UP) — Miss Clara Matthews Selects All-Star Team of , Southeast Missouri | College Preps, C3] guards. Seabaugh Matthews as captain of the mythical five. His second (cam was mud? = Girardor.'.i. as v:as mii'.cO. b; . . • • . - 'wards; Hubbard of Ssinth ns cra- COOTER. Mo.. March 25.— W. C. 'er, and Boyd of Daniphau aii:l Es- Mattbews. resident of Pemiscot .tell of Jackson as guards. county and a popular baskelMl 1 [ Mayneld of Cnrull'.cr.iviile \va- referee of Southeast Missouri, has; given honomtlo mention in Matin-" chosen the following players on his j ™' s ' selections alcni; with 14 other all-Southeast Missouri all-slur bos- 1 players. ketball . learn: Seabaugh of Jackson I . • ----Golding, 88, who with her sister j and Halbers of Deslose as forwards;' Of the SG.fX/O.CCO telephone were said to be the two oldest; Allen of Elvlns, center, and Glenn I in the. world, more limn half twins Ui England, is dead. Humors to (lie cifcct thai George Earnshaw. iron man and horo ot Ihe liijO world scries, has been In bad health, me not answered by ii'.:« picture- Ircm Hoi S]iilngs. Ark., showing! Bi^ G'-'orije in his first spring workout. Cleornc MCIIIS to look pretty go-j-.I licit, tliotish It v.-as said that because of his ccneral ill health Connie Mack sent the f.'z acu to the springs curly nnd instructed him lo report to the team late this year. ar. he slnrled toward thi' club-i e. "nnd I believe you nre." j watched him as he swung along vtth those great, flow strides. Af- rr the ycnrs in w'nirh tragedy hns' beset his step. 1 :, will this year lird lit'.i walking in a happier palh- way? Thnl v.ns my thought then, :ivj it is niy hope now. Mcllicr nf 1R Vuppifs ; COI.UMJHIS. Ohio. lUI'i — i'.iy. an Ir:;h srtlcr o',\ by ^'. .. Day, is jj.l;i by her master 10 hold n wcr'.d's record. A recis- terrd do.^. Tiny r^cerMy had a I'.ttcr of 16 pups. All o! tbe pups died, but the record prob.tbly will ste.nd. There was a short pause, after • \rhkli Johnson; turned with a smib and said: 'Well, there's only one thing ;ou haven't asked me about and fiat's catchers—why don't you ask that, too? Then you'll hftve everything." • | "I thought Spencer was going to do most of the catching for you. "That's what I think now. but some of these other fellows look good. too. If (hat younj Ciifr Bolton could catch fouls like hn can bat, he'd be In. We've BO: Pinky Hargravc, from Detroit, too." "That seem; to end it then." I said as Johnson prepared to go. "until I get around to asking you for the starting pitcher In Ihe first game of Ihe world series." "I hope you're right," said Wal- XCTICE Ol'' INTENTION TO AP- 5'LY FOR ORDER OF SALE Ho'.ice is hereby plven that the I'lim'r.sPiird. as A6mim.x;ra'.iT ol the Estate of K. Iv Anderson, de- re?s;d. will apply to Ihr Probatn Co.irt for the Chickasawba District: cf Mi'icisslppl Counts 1 . Arkansas.! cm [he 25lh day nf April. 1031. for! :m'io:;ly to rcll the frll.iwir.^ lanris • l:c'.^r-gltn lo said fstatc. or so' :m:ch thereof as may bo r.cccs-! c ary. to-wit: | The undivided or.c-half in- i tuts: of the dcroai-id in the • Southwest Quarter of the i Southeast Quarter of Section , 33, Township 10 North. Ra'.i?,e | 8 East: and ! The undivided o:;c-h.\U in- ! tcrest of tiie deccabeci in four. : more or less triangular shaped, j tracts of lar.d. being all of the ; Southeast Quarter o! Ihe ' Southeast Quarter of Se,-i!on i 33. Township 10 North. Har.y,e 8 East, except the right-of- • way ol St. Louh So'.illnvrsl. m > Railroad Company nr.d :Ior.;-y • Cypress Ditch, contain;:^ '.hi:-- '. ty ?.cies, more or 1'?;. Said s.ile is to to iv,ri,:.< fcr ;;•.;• vmprise of pas in; th-j de'i's ;-f the i)ll) YOU KNOW THAT— Branch Rickey is n keen student and bfuebMl thccrist . . . :c used lo lecture the Cants on iv.leiligent bast-ball . . . and one r,f tiie Cards he kvtured w:is Rogers Hornsby . . . the Rajah thought all Branch's fir.,' theories a lot o! Cheshire chrrs? . . . so v.hen he Miecivtb.l Hk'l;t'y as m;in ;<cr oi" the C.w- d:iv.:ls In !0.'-'. he r.i!!?.l i';i.- boys logclV.e.- a:i:l thus V.i spake: "You fcllctvs can ix- 5Ct all that- bunk this o'.her euy has been tclllnj you . . . I'm no'. £0111? lo ciam vouv l'..\ids lull of iionsc-ns? abaut a mil- i;on plays thni never come . . . bns? hits win the bai' garni 1 . 1 :, anrt r.ol smart i:Jeas." Gnlf fans of the south will have hard time finding a better competilive golfer anicng the women limn Mrs. Dave Claut. above, of Memphis. Tenn. Mrs. Gaut Is has Ix-en lior's four tline-s in 17 southern champion, an honor which years. IviUing is her forte nnd she exptcts 10 be at the top of her game for ttie coming season. She is permanent president of (he Wo men's Southern Golf Association nn honcr bestowed upon her in recognition of her phenomenal record RITZ THEATER Tuesday, Wcdnosday and ' Thursday First Run in Arkansas i ol Campbell and Hannebrink of the Temperature HOME THEATRE Mhy Tnesdny-Wrdnc Thursday Frozen l-';uo Busier Kt-aton in 'Parlor, Bedroom anH RatV *•"••»« --"»{. V A*. C. J. F.V;?A!'1\ Adminis:r,uor. Reid, Evrard & HcntUtson, Attorneys. 25-1-8-13 Reginald Denny, ('lift' Edwards aiid Sally Kii.-rs Nighl— 10 & 25c. WINTER _ howling blasts out of the North' — cold nights, freezing weather — cold mornings whcii starting vmh ordinary oils means taxing your battery to the utmost .... Summer, sultry days, scorching sun, temperatures above 100 — days whea ordinary oils break down and thin out with resulting burnt out motors and costly repair bills. 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