The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 14, 1932 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 14, 1932
Page 7
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.WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 14, 1932 GOLDEN ERA OF Tex Brings' Boxing out of Mine Gimp Mud, Sells It for Millions, EDITOR'S NOTE: This i, the third of a urfes of sii aitirlts wUch chrwkle the rise awl of boxtaf since the day of figi, Ihe list chanplon. By WERNER LADFER NEA Service Sports Writer Two stacks of glittering $20 gold pieces In the amount of »30,- oeo stalled the coldon era of boxing. The gold, exhibited in a window In Goldfleld, Nev., In 1906. col- of the crude frame bank building lecteri interest to (lie extent of so many millions 6t dollars that even Tex Rickard, the sports world!* greatest slacker of coin, couldn't have counted them. . The window display was (lie purs? that, a bonanza-glutted mining 'own offered for a fight beta-ten Joe G.-ins and Battling Nelson. -The idea was publicity that woujd put the crude camp of Gold field on the map. Rlciard owned the gaudiest saloon and gambling emporium of thp many that fronted on Goldfield's knee-deep-in-mud main drag. Consequently he was the community's leading citizen. Tex had started life as a cowl hand. Then he became a wanderer, mucking for gold in the west and the frozen north. Though he was not afraid of work, he dreamed of wearing a fancy "fiddle and flute" (his slang for suit). carry- Ing, a cane and handling the gold after-it had gone through the United States mint. So he became a gambler, and when the rush to relieve the gold lodes of Nevada got under way, RIckard was nicely ensconced In "the Northern," where roulette, faro and other forms of gaming kept the precious metal In pleasant circulation. The outride boxing world, with headquarters in Ran Francisco, heard the rumor of Ooldfield's *30,000 display of gold, an offer that outbid the then Croesus of Fisti- ana. Jim Coffroth, for-the Nel- son-dans fight. Newspapermen were sent to investigate, and in their stories from Nevada gave the world the first big ballyhoo of boxing. That fight at Nevada, th:; first real prize fight that Tex Rickarc evef-^*aw,.gavc him the vision .of, a new Industry. When th'e gold frenzy at Goldnetd curled in the stretch. Rickard hurried away to Reno'where he dealt In copper properties.and kept an eye open for another chance to cash in on boxing. That opportuniyt grew out of the nation-wide search for a white ho|ta,to dethrone the arrogant champion, Juek Johnson. RickarU was not long in finding a backer. His calm ey e and careless drawl attracted an angel In Reno, who put up the purse with only the reward of a couple of ringside tickets. Jeffries came out of retirement, signed a guarantee of $101,000 for his effort to restore ring supremacy lo the Caucasians and became the first "hollow shell" of the modern era. The mighty Johnson Knocked him oul. Hickard. soured on the tight game by the loss of important paper money, went back to poker. Johnson left the country and lost the title to Jess Willard In Havana. * • • Dcmpsey came ridin? out of the wcil on a championship drive steered by the wily Jack Kearns, fust ard greatest of the modern "huild-'.ip" managers. Rickard saw him f.§ht once and exclaimed: '•There's my fellerf" Here was a battler lailorcd to fit the order of Showman Rickard. and Tex mov- •:d quickly in the promotion of a bout at Toledo. H was the greatest combination boxing has known—Showman Rickard. Dapper Jack Kearns and Dernpsey. the killer. They climbed 'torn peak to peak, striking richer and richer rewards. The pin- ""cfc was reached with the second rujmcy-Qcmpsey f. s |,t (hat grossed S2.G58.MO. RickHrU saw "nice people" ii> cvcnmif dnss at a ringside that "? '' ad brought un from the mud of GoldfleM. And, o. his career, he died. BRUSHING UP SPORTS GOlpFiF.lD WS P'iRNM'.DED IN'lo So MIUONSTT'AT EN/EM R!f.WJt/ bNTHNVE. CoUNlEO li\EM MID TftEKiMf PUCE To PLANT A FIGHT (AUK.)' COUH1KU NEWS CLASSIFIED ADS cents « vord tor first on and one coin * *oro for t«cli iub£«iueut Insertion No tdvertlKincnt taken lor It*. than 50c. Cmiiit thu »or<i» ' i-1 HID cash Phone 306 I'OK SALW TRUCKS FOR SALE PAGE OUK BOA1ID1IMG HOUSE By Ahem A llar- stake his last dollar on the drop of a fluttering maple leaf, trembled at the suggestion ol a surgeon's scalpel. "They won't carve me with them things!" he said when an oi»r- ation for acute appendicitis was ordered. . And they didn't. The knife was spared .Uiclcard passed along and, without him, boxing swiftly sue- j cumbed lo the attacks of a sick- i ness as deadly as Hickard's. j NEXT: A lank 'Own trouper; tells his story. A ! Boy 14, Is Youngest Golfer Ever In National Amateur rou li i'u:ii-vr. Culi. Slri'l Iliuly. I'. (lUt'll '1 llTS, Mm- CIIKVIHII.ICT TIUTK Cloril <';ili. llmly, A-1 T 1 r t- s. l.Irrr bi 1 . In ' i r s t 1'l.iM I'umli- Uim 1ISI.II CAIITHK TltAII,i;il •-'s Tun. :>-i\G II, I), Tires, !.«-. "•.!•, l(i fl. ISnily willl Ideal fiir li.uil- Ilif Si-rrt, I'ulliin. Hay. l.luubi-l-. KU-. \ Itrul Illir- Qllly— riii'se Triufcs and Our Mnli-l Ubi-d Cai-s At Onc-i'. Terms 'in Suit PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Authorised l-arms. Rlcard. (he would OPEN AT NIGHT Expert Ford Repairs Wrecker Service PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Phone 810-777 JUG ft New York Certain To See , Besides being a really rcmark- j able player for his age, Billy figures in several situations unuiue ! as far as this tournament is con- I ccriitd. Bill} is Ihe youngest golfer ever lo compete in the National Aiua- Woi'ld Series; Break Even. Cubs By NBA Service | Jinks. Both qualinnl in Wasli- BALTIMORE, Md—Golf writers : hnjtou for the National Amntciir. could, and probably will, pound I seldom cnn a golf professlciinl out reams of copy about Billy [coast, of having tlirce of Iiis netavtlllei'. 14, of Wa.shliijto.'i. who I pupils qualify for the simon-pure is one cf the 167 stars lu play [championship event. So Al Tie- in the National Amateur at'.ilrr, Manor Club pro, cnn be pur- I cloned for lln-owing out his chest. He has developed not only Delt- weiller atiu Nee. but Harry Pitt, another youngster who nun the Middb Atlantic chfimpionship in 1928, and qualified easily for the Five Farms tournament. Detlweiller has been paying golf only four years. His best score to dale is 70. Stage fright, is likely to be I tin- most serious hazard to lie (faced by the youthful star, jiow- ! ever, there is a iw.sslbllity that • youth will be an asset. Billy ; hasn't rc.ichc-d the stage where shot worries FOR SALE—Household fiinilUiie Call 8-M. Qp-kl 1 I*"OU SALli—ly milch cows aiv I'.vifeis. Slanton A. Pepper, Hull, Aik. 13l'-K2 rou rOli HUNT — UnrurnishoJ nu-iu. Mam slix-iH, one fio:u business dbuict. liuruin Uru Bloie. I-'OK KENT— Furnlshc;! apartmciu. a insnth, Thomas Land Co. Hc-klG The Kcx Ytx:; Yankees cinched the American league pennant by defeating the Cleveland Indians Tuesday. Ti'.e Yauks bscame certain chamfis ivhen thoj' ;von their 100th game of the season. The Athletics in second place cannot tic the Yanks if they win all their 12 remaining games and the Yanks lose th?ir games. The national leagc champs (o lie. the Chicago Cubs, brok^ even in two games with ihe New York Giants. The Cubs arc not as yet certain winners but what, they lack of being that way is little. 'IYc Yankees beat the Indians 0 to 3 ai Cleveland. Pipgras w;m the route for the Yanks, holding Cleveland 10 eight hits while the Yankee batters combed Ihe offerings of Brown and Connally for l(i blows. The Yanks continued their record of consecutive games in which they have scored one or mere runs which includes H6 games this year and 200 counting back inta last season. The Chicago White Sox beat the | Washington Ejciyitors and lulled I tr.c Senators winning streak at ninj I games. The scor: was 4 to I. The I White Sox scored all four runs in I the third inning. The Senator', roused sufficiently to count one run in the ninth. Oastoa was the win-! "ing and McAfee the losing pilch-' cr. Tl'.c St. Louis Browns l:eat the Boston Red Sox with Bump Ilacllcy hurling five-nil ball. Tlie Drowns got to four Sox hurlers for 12 nils and scored seven runs in the first three innings. The final score was 0 to 4. Campbell of tlae Browns and Johnson of the Red Sox hit for the FOR SALE: Used Dmant coupe, cheap. Will trade for hogs, cow, cotton. E. K. Dcc-n. Route 1, Box 112. WANTED for the ia bad rctt of the round. ! Billy knows liitle o! the | tcrles of Ihe game. He i try every lip ijiven him. Al ; Tiedc;- has shown him how to i make the various shots, and he ! knows no others. Billy hasn't learned' how hard the game tun ! be, and naturally doesn't lighten up in the lou^h spots. He FOrt RENT — Unfurnished jipart- ,. . , uicnt. Ingrain Apartments. In- He weighs only 123 pounds and, mljre Pal . h |,,,rsi Co. 13C-K19 itanris 5 tec; u inches. Ho has'- —— a well-grooved swing, wilh a luiu:. i-v.crpiny follo-.\-IJuough Hint help I New York 100 ', I'hiladclpr.ia 87 I Washington 85 1 Cleveland 79 Detroit .'. us 1 St. L:;ii.s 59 ! Chicago -n W E R T HE MAKES -KM SEE Office Over Joe Storo Isaac's SECOND HAND FURNITURE Sec Us First R. J. Dodson circuit. The Cubs beat tho Gianls 3 to 1 wilh Charlie Hoot pitching the first game of a douWc header but lost an 11-lnnlng nightcap wil:i Lon Warr.eke in th e icxsius role an; Schumacher the winner. Root held the Giants to four hits in the Oficuiug contest, winning a mound oujl from Herman B;]t. who held the Cubs to five blows. Warneke was trying for his 22nd victory in I he second game. The Brooklyn Dodgers defeafci the St. t/xiis Cards twice at Brooklyn. The scores were G to 5 ami 3 to 1. Qiiinu and Thurston were the winning pitchers and Haines and Dean the losers. The Boston Braves teat the Pittc. burgh Pirates 3 lo 0 at Boston Eri Brandt held the Bucs to six scattered hits and blanked thsm with catt 1 . Urtaii.^ki's Itoincr in (he sixth I «as tile first run of tlvj game. u ;r I ger added another in i'.:e eigliih j after a teammate had singled. I I The Phiilies (rimmed the Cincin- I I:MI Heris 7-to 1 at Philadelphia.' Hilly ntllu-clllcr at 14, he's llirrc weeks yoin,;cr than liohliy Jones when he broke into golf in 13316. tcur, being three vceks than Bobby Jcncs was occasion of his rtcbnt in 1916 at Merlon. Georgetown Prep also sets a precedent this year, for both Dctlwcilicr and Maurice N:c, 17, are sluclunis cf high standing Chirago Fittshurgh .. Brooklyn Philadelphia i Boston I New York ... '. St. Louis younger j Cincinnati on the; . 84 o-l 76 . 72 72 C3 G5 5S .613 The Phils pcunded Lucas, the !tai ace. for nine hits .ind made t.-;m I count. Klein got his 25th homer. londcd thj bases in ihc ninth b:it failed to score. j in cl.i;s and Ion- scoring on (he i TODAY'S GAMES Aiiirric-iiTi I.C;ISTIIC;]phia nt St. Louis. I Ken- Yo:l; ,u Ciiicai;o. Bo.sto:i nt Cleveland. Wnfhir.gton at Dctroi;. -V.ltioiuil l.r;v^tic St. Lot:U at Brooklyn, filttburgi! at Boston. Cincinnati at Philadilphia. Chicai;: at Nov.- York. FRECKLES ,— * AN'D HIS FIMKNDs" -j\ I S'PCSE TH' //1WUTS: i &;••; IHSIDE IVLL f- Sic? POOR1W'.,.™ ). THATD Ju37~ B£c\ /• •*; MY LUCK .'.' .SS' ; ^^mf^ vAmm\i'. RAW, ''}) SDTTA GO OVER. /, FlMD OUT ViHAT '§(_ HEARS ABOLTT _ POODLE i^' ' NOBDWKNWS MY POOL. SO^ DATED IS SAM? PUFr)NC3 AND ABOUND HfcRE UKE A ASKING TvVe DESK IN A SENAToT^S VOICE FOR ANY CABLES MUST Wll?eHAT?TLEY{ 5000 SHARE'S TORCH •BANJO, ANt> AN INDIAN CURE-ALL/ To OTFffET A T?£ACTiON/ HOOTS AND I1KK ItlJDDlKS . 0\O fcOOM EMOO6H "TO svoww WASH TUBliS r?*tePT TMKT TUE.V UJOH Ef^CH S»D£ OF A N&RROWJ . >,a TO FORCE t)KvisoM TO sreec BETVIHX SOS?\CllWS-UXyKlNG itOO? OV NEUUMCi,'IRIUMPHKNT, FROfA 6ei-rr>g. THE 8MTUV. IS OM. SHUCKS; IT'LL STOP, NOW "niATTM v IWSIPE... IT V;ON IT'S THE OF A THAT'LL LAST All DAY.' 60 OUT TILL IT STOPS, OSSIE!! ' TVE.5ESM POSTCARDS OF-IT!!' WANTEU— steady, reliable man lo tako ;u:il deliver orders in JUly- theville. E.innujjs average S2a weck- ly to surt. Training given. Write j n Walkj]K Com| , b ., llVi 1u . M w _ my*- j Iowa Avc.. Memphis. Tenn. I4pkl5 ' ANU LOST:—yellov. 1 I'cr.sian kitten, half grown, reward lor relurn to Mrs. Otto Kochtitzky, 111! West Ash. I'KK.SOiNAi.S ' 'CUSTOM fMTCHJKO — Beg; • Sept. rah. liaby Chicks, Oct. 3rd. Marilyn Hatchery, Blythcvlllo. BC-KTf C. L. Lint/rnlch; r;innl: I.lntz- cnich; T. j. Urowder, 'ITnscc; J com,)any; iiraid E:oc;rlc comininy and ' Ra< 'io B^les i ,inpany are warned to aj);)e,iv in '.'ue Chancery Court ' r , c!: foi- the Chi:kas:f<vbn District ol 49 j i Mississippi C'nmty. Arktinsas, with- V,! in lliirly ib'f. lo answer lh? cotn- 'jj;, Plains cf I'copics Bijld.'iig A: "'*! Dated Hi:-- 2!th day ol August. 1032. R. b. GAINES. Clerk riy Eli/nbeth BJyth'.', 15. C. Reid, Evrniil .t lleiulerson 'yi'i- AtloriK-ys (or Planuitl. '41;! I -MMKXf.Vfi O!([)l-:iC '.,-,j i CHANCECY COUR'r, CIIICKA- ' 4 iji SAWHA UISTRICI. MISKIHSI1'- ' ' - PI COUNTV, AUKANHAS. J. A. Carro::. Plaintitr i vs. No. 5323 | Ausla E. Carroll. Th: cciridant, Ausla E. C.irrc:i, 'is warncii u, apjicar uiihin i!.ut\ 1 <Jays in ilie couri named in in? oaptioti hmc( and airier the ccm- nlaini of tiic jilalntnf. J. A. c,T.-o!l. • 3-13-1932 I R. L GAINES. Clerk I By Eli«bc(h ulyihc, D. C. I Ivy W. Crawford. AUy Ad Llt?m. I H-21-28-5 THAT'S SOME RAW, IF YOU ASK ME ...I'M SOARED \1-,

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