The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1943 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 8, 1943
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BOC • T01E1WI1H ff Pair Will Wrestle Newman and Kneilsen In Tag Match At Arena Here ^Mickey Barnes will be Ihc teammate of Rough Red Roberts here Monday night al the American Legion niena when this pair scheduled to lake on L<:o Newman slid Stocky Kncllscn in another tng match, it has been announced by Promoter Mike Mcroney. This lineup promises to give (he fans everything they c^avc In tile way of action and oxcilemcnt be cause all four men are first class i\lat performers, as local enthusiasts well know. Roberts made ills first appearance here a week ago after a Jong absence- during which he was serving In Uncle Sam's army and now thai he'is back In Ihc l nnd-shig business fans here arc likely to sec him move often.' If Mickey is linlf ns lough as Big Red, the combination will make it mighty uncomfortable for Newman and Kneilsen, hut there's a question on that score. The latter two arc among the best muscle binders on the circuit. Both Newman and Kneilsen know tlic wrestling game from A to 2 and the prospect of tackling such a pair of rugged ring-wise Individuals in the same e\ening is not to be taken lightly. At any rate, the followers of Roberts and Barnes feel certain they can stay on lop even if those who favor Newman and Kneilsen do not agree. The Issue Is clear-cut and Rill be decided only under tlic flro'of competition. Roberts will warm up, or gel warmed up is the case may be, in a one-fall, 30-miniHe time limit match against Newman, 'in the oilier individual match. Barnes is slated to open up his bag of tricks against Kneilsen In another olie- faller. Yesterday's Results SOUTIIEUN LEAGUE Knoxville 5, Chatlauoogn •!. Little Rock at Memphis, postponed,' weather. Atlanta at Nashville, night game. Birmingham at New Orleans, night gnine. NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 13, New York 3. Brooklyn 0, Boston 1. Cincinnati 5, Chicago 4. St. Louis at Pittsburgh,'postponed, ! weather. ; AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 1, Detroit o, 10 innings. New York C Philadelphia 2. Cleveland at St. Louts, postponed, weather. Boston nt Washington, night game. Carnival Leaves For Annual Tour CAttUTHERSVILLE, Mo., May B —The Rubin & Cherry Exposition shows, owned by Sam Solomon of this city, left Winter quarters here last night for the annual Bummer tour, with St. Louis, being ihe first stop of three weeks will be made. The shows, snld to be the largest railroad carnival shows in the United States, travelon 40 double- length cars, including 29 flats, nine Pullmans and two livestock cars. Tile tour will include the large cities of the Midwest, Middle States and -South and Southwest, with the ,' '.v"l3 1 .» sljow dates being here at the ' 11 Falr ncxt a crew of on the First treaty^ lorces n.nd the N „ signed near Gallup,'N: : "f 22,- 1846. WALLPAPER EXCELLENT DESIGNS ' _BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COU1CIEK NEWS Walsh Pitched Arm Off For Sox; He Was Greatest Of Spitballer,s DISCOUNT E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. 313 W. Ash Th. 551 B}' HAKKV CKAVSON NBA Sports Editor . Edward A. Walsh had nothluj! but a fast ball when he climbed out of a Pennsylvania coal mine to attract attention on (ha sandlots. Big Ed's curve wasn't good enough. H was for ibis reason Ihat Cliai- ley Somcrs of Cleveland and other major league owners were not In- tested in Big Moose Walsh after ic had kicked around in the minors for a couple of years. The White Sox drafted him Irani Newark of the Eastern League for $750. Youn'B Walsh knew nothing of ic- spltbal! that was to make him feared and famous when he rejjort- :d to Jimmy Cullnhnn at Martin Springs, Tex,, In the spring ol 1004. He obtained Ihc biggest break In his baseball life when he drew Bluer Stricken as a roommate. Slrlckclt had been monkeying will; he spitter for two seasons. He had >icked It up on (he Pacific coast iom George ilfldcbrand, who was 0 come up as 'an American l/eaguc impirc and who, strangely enough, was an outfielder. NolicIiiK Walsh's effeellvcncss vlth only speed and an iinpro- lounccd curve,-Stricken decided to experiment with the recruit. Because Callahau and Fielder Jones had the hurling giants, B'^ Vhltc, Nick Allrock, Frank Smltiv iid Prank Owens, Walsh, the Iron Wan, got In no more than 20 games n lils first two campaigns, whining 4. SET FUNGO HITTING RECORD But when Walsh helped pitch the lilless Wonders to the pennant inrt world championship in 1900, 10 pitcher could break off a spitter inllc like lie did. He was the daddy of the saliva slingcrs. Walsh stood six feet one, weigh- xi 196 pounds, and was ns hahd- ome as ho was well built. He threw straight overhand, hud lot of poise, fielded well. He was formidable right-hand hitler. He listed among his many ac- ompllshmcnls a dingo hilling icc- 3rd of 418 feet established In 1912 which stood 'until 1929 when Babe Ritth hit one 447 feet. No right-hander had such n ilever move to first base. He pick- id off ninny a runner. Four out of five of Walsh's iltches were spittcrs. He had nmaz- ngr control, could break Ihc spitter xactly where he wanted to, usual- y around the,knees. It would break Khcr in or out. That was the inly thing he could not call. Walch had ninny a thrill In 11 cars with the Sox, but his biggest I'as striking out Napoleon Ltijole vith the bases loaded, and two out n the ninth nnd the Sox leading, -2. "Billy Sullivan called for n spit- .cr," recalls Walsh, "but I knew 1 spitter was just what Lajoie cx- xjcted. So I crossed Billy by shooing a fast ball right through the middle waist, high. I.ajolc was so duiiibfomiiird lie' didn't even tnke Ihe bat off Ills shoulder. "That didn't happen often—La- [olc being called out on strikes." Lajolc never got over striking out with the bat on his shoulder and losing that pennant for Cleveland. That was the key game of .he famous three-way race of 1908, More Athletics; Less Book Work Prescribed For Schoolboys Here l!ig Ed Wals ind gave Detroit the ling by halt a game. WALSH .STRIKEOUT KING The pitching fcals of Walsh would 1111 a book, and the most exciting chapter would be his nnr- •mvly missing hurling the While Sox to Ihe pennant, single-handed hat same year. Big Ed participated n (JG games, a modern record. lie von 40, lost 15. Hie pitched 4C4 in- :ilngs, or 52 complete games, a rifle more than one-third ,otal number scheduled. | Walsh was the strikeout king of and Is ils time, m in 1QOB, 201 in '07, 2G9 in '08, 258 III '10, 255 In '11, and 254 in '12, his best years. He won ' .7 games In 'OB, 2-1 in '07, 40 in 'Oli, !5 in '09, 18 in '10, 27 In TWvkO, ,5 in '09, 18 in '10, 27 In '11 and a ike number hi '12. Big Ed literally pitched his arm off for Charles A. Comlskey, for, on see, he was not as effective in 09 as he was before and during its herculean efforts of '08, or In :hc following campaigns. Overwork' 10 doubt shortened his career. In the 404 Innings he pitched in 08, lie yielded only 343 hits and walked no more than 56. He wns In seven games in nine days In one stretch and wound up by beating the Red Sox in both ends of n double-header. Walsh fanned n dozen in shut- ling out the Cubs, 3-0, with two hits In 'DC. a World Scries record until Howard Ehmkc made it a baker's down for the Athletics against the same club in '29. Big lid turned in a iin-hlt performance against the Hcd Sox, Aug. 27, 1911. During the heal of the mcmor- able pennant fight, or 1308, nig Ed Walsh struck out 15 and yielded Cleveland only four hits, yet was beaten 1-0, ns Addle Joss churned his perfect game. i, Walsh and Sullivan was Ihc' White Sox' most famous battery. Walsh sang niul (old « story bel- ter Ihan he knew. He was one of the most genial of all (he great oi the men of sports. Armstrong Walsh wns— great chtiiaclci'. In cooperation with the national physical fitness program Athletic Director Arvll Ore-en is laying extensive plans for next year's high school students here. Every high school (joy will be required to have at Iciis't. four hours, of physical (raining- each week. On request O t the State Board of Education much new equipment has been purchased by the,athletic department in order to give the boys a varied nnd iveJI-roimded program. The fundamental purpose of the program Is lo teach muscular coordination nnd to prepare Ihc older boys for the rigorous training In store for (hem when they reach draft age. Mr. Green said the state had asked for a more Intensive physical fitness program lo replace Ihc physical education program (hat has been used in.recent years. This will be spent on the athletic field at the sacrifice of classroom : work.' Tho basic principle of the course {will lie in mass caiisthenic drill, •coupled with work-on the obstacle course. Coach Green said llial In; also plans lo give instruction in judo and boxing. Among the new equipment bought for use the remainder of this year and next are soccer < balls, .speed balls, volley balls, biidmlntion sets, shuffleboard sets, f£oflall equipment, basketballs, footballs and ho.xing gloves. The class also will have Ihe advantage of Iraining on Ihe 263-yiird utelacle course which was built by this year's classes and bus been In use for several months. Already classroom work I ins been lightened. Emphasis has been put on the training of Ihc boys on the obstacle course. The average enrollment for classes to date bns been between 100 and,200. However, physical education has been compulsory for one class of boys only, the freshman, well over 200 are expected to be enrolled next year. : Working hand in hand with the physical fitness program, is the war science class. This group of boys under the direction of Vaughn Mullhis combiner, the study of. -ilr- lilancs, the making of model alr- crafl, close order drill and physical (raining Into one class, /This gi'oup is comparatively new and Is 'showing progress both on the drill field and in ttie craft shop. Thursday the boys had Marine Corp. Henry Muery as guest Instructor. The rosier of this group lists 35 names. Baseball Standings Parts and Repairs for... PLYftlOUTHS-DODCKS-DcSOTOS-CHUYSUWS FACTORY-TRAIN ED MECHANICS! Let Us Help Keep Your Car & Truck Kollint; Louis George Motor Co. Authorized |jud BB Osccohl Plymouth Dealer— A-C Paris ttqiairs I'honc -150 CHICKASAW West Main Near 2l s l SI. S»i. slarls 1Z:«; Sun. starls 1:15 Nijht shows 5:45 F,\ccpl Monday, opens G:45 Continuous shows Sat. and Sun. , Last Time Today Double Feature "FRONTIER VENGEANCE" . With Don "Red" Barry "FRIENDLY a ' l NBlGHBORS" .'. with The Weaver Bros. & £| v iry i Comedy S«U1: "Dick Tratj vs. Crime Sunday & Mondav "TIN PAN ALLEY" . with Alice F»ye * Bttty Grabl« News Shorts For Light, Fluffu BISCUITS Insist On SH IB LEYS Best Flour Your Grocer Has It! WAR BONDS & STAMPS Are Your Best Buy! WRESTLING Legion. Hut, Monday, May 10, 8:15 n m. LowtM Admission ol .ny Wrtstlm,; Arm, In Amcric, Seat Ticket, ,„ S »le .1 Schmuck'. BUndatfl oil Station Comer M«ln and Dlvkton. TAG MATCH- BARNES & ROBERTS _ NEWMAN &'KNEILSEN aO-min. l-fall mulches LEO N'KWMAN vs. HEl) ROKKUTS MICKEY HARNKS vs. STOCKY KNE1LSBN I oday's Games SOUTIIKHN LK No games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn at Boston. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. Chicago at Cincinnati. Noiv York at Philadelphia. AMERICAN LEAGUE: Detroit nt Chicago. Cleveland at St. Louis, Boston at Washington. Philadelphia at New York. Read Wayne Chick and INnillry I'crtls Insist no Wayne quality when buying feeds uf all kinds. HAYS STO RE ; "Farmer's H In BlythevllU & Monetle" Cash for Your Car Any Make — All Models WE NEED 50 USED CARS See us ut once if you want to stll ycur car FOR OASH. No delay— drive in or telephone and our representative tvlll call ut uncc. Phillips Motor Co. Tel. 453 51li & "Nashville Ultlc Rock Chattanooga "Atlanta xNciv Orleans Knoxville Memphis x— Night (ja W. 8 3 I'd, .015 .615 .58:1 .5511 .538 .538 .444 ,250 FIELD OF F FOB Count Fleet Almost Unanimous Choice To Win Feature at Baltimore UALTlMOtiE, May 8. (UP) _ Four thoroughbreds will yo to (lie pasl Ihis afternoon In ih c 53rd i mining of the Proakncsx Slakes i\l PhnllTO Hack in Baltimore Count i'lcel H eiilciwI-tlKit takes care of flrat place. Blue Swords, runner-up to the Coiinl in (he Kentucky Derby, is conceded second place. And w I, Jhami'.s Vincriuli'c I* almost unanimous choice for third. Tho other entrant, Now Moon, is Just iilong for the ride. A nflli e SATURDAY, MAY'8, 19-13! Armstrong Kayos Jcssup In First BOSTON, May 8 (UP)- Ham- Jiicring Henry Armstrong brushed past another obstacle in his comeback campaign, knocking out Tommy Jcssup in one minute of the opening round at Die Boston Garden last night. Ten thousand fans paid to sec the highly-touted Jessiip attempt loupscl the aging Los Angeles Nc gi-o. Before they knew It, tlie fight was over. Armstrong barged In m ,d completely outclassed (he youngster from Springfield, lie sent -Jessup to Ihc -canvass for a count of nine When Jessup nose, Armslronii ciuiic in again _ tossed a rev' punches-ami Je'ssun was out eiitd Armstrong didn't extend himself In tlic abbreviated bout—he didn't have to. At (he bell he bounced out of his comer, got Jessup on the ropes ,sliot a few skllliul rights ami lefts at Jcsstip, and watched Cincinnati NATIONAI, u;,\<;m; • ...... n l a (i 571 Philadelphia N'.w York 9 .357 AMERICAN I.KAOUK W. L Pet. NowJfork 12 Cleveland .0 Detroit '...'. 7 ' St. Louis 5 Chicago 4 xBaston .1 Philadelphia x—Night game. .1 10 Q 10 .800 .538 .455 .:toa .288 .375 Morale, was scratched~tbl s ' ,"onl? his .°""° ni: » l !lil "'" "™''. lag. The distance is a mile and Uirec sixlcenlte. The odd.s at past time will be one to four or better on Count Meet. Uluc Swords .should rate aljout 7 to 2, Vlnccnttvc 20 lo 1, and New Moon 40 to 1. If C«ini(. Fleet wins, bc'll add $43.000 to his earnings. And eap- tuiinj! Ihe Proaknesj ivlu mean that he has Iwo legs on the thiee- year-old championship of 1913 Aboard tlic Hcrlx InuTicaiic will be Johnny Longclcn, ihc j oc j;cy who guided him lo victory in (,|,c Kentucky Derby. Read Courier News Want Ada. Swearengen & Co. Sl'OT COTTON BROKERS Blythtvillr, Ark. A:; soon as Jessup got ii|>, Arm. strong moved for Ihc kill. A sliirj- IIIB Icll lo the head was the knockout blow. Jcssup pitched forward his face and the fight was DEFE FIRST Sunset Gold No. 370193 The Stallion of Perfect Conformation AT STUD Wilson Allen's Sunset Gold WORLD'S FINEST WALKING STALLION A Full Brother to Grand Champion-Pride of Memphis Sired by the Famous Wilson Allen Wilson Allen's SniiKol Cold is it Dark (Jhcslmit (wo JUUc SHii-kinfts liel.iml, White Star and Knip, and is I'ivc Yciirs Old. f A Limited Number of Selected Registered Walking Marcs Will Be Accepted Several Real Walking Horses and Bred Mares for Sale I*hone or Write J.H. GRAIN, Wilson, Ark. Open 1;15 Show Starts 1:4!), Adm. Always lie and .25c .Lust Time Today 'Boss of Hangtown Mesa' AVltll Johnny Mark ISrutm Serial: "1'erils iif Nyoka" Selected Shoifs. Saturday : Midnight Show " Sl:irts at 11 p. m. 'Affairs of Jimmy Valentine' with ' Dennis O'Kecfe & Gloria Selected Sliorls Sunday & Monday THE FOREST RANGERS IREO MUltm SUSAN »"«Overman- «««'Oete-"H«Palletle clel 1] HOW KintlU • Scitn fli, »j linll »i«lr '"> 11,'nr ir iKfti Hutu/ 1 riui'iifi fiui'i News of Ihc Day Kclcclcil Shorts Make defense against heat and friclion your fn-st thought when y OU buy motor oil. Buy Sinclair Opaline. Opaline contains no "5th Columnist" wax and petroleum jelly—non-lubricating substances that thin out in licat and cut down on oil's lubricating ability. Wax and petroleum jelly are removed from Opaline by an extra refining process. I'lay safe. Use Sinclair Opaline Motor Oil. It lasts so long it saves you money. B. J.ALLEN Phone ZOOS - - , BlytbeTille, Ark. Attention, Please! Announcing New Hours Starling Monday, May 10, both station, will close at 7 p.m., except Saturdays Gas sold at Schinucks' Service Station from S A. M. till 7 /'. M. daily. No (/as sold between 2 r. M. and 3 I'. 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