The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 29, 1937 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 29, 1937
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PAGE EIGHT! } BLYTHBVILLE, (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, s 10 en II TITLE Braddock's Medio c i i I Y, Louis Kayo By Schmeling Swells He'd BY HARRY GKAVSON Siitrls Villiur, N'l \ Scnko | NEW YORK — Jim Hi addock s Inactivity and apparent mediocrity heads fjf 1CU I ims put Ideis into Un jopnsf IKP\J weights Joe'Louls nitwit have frlghten- rd [hem iwav ind not Ma\ rchincihi't tcimctd • (lie supposed I'rpro tenor urcund Hut no> I"llii V II liaM 1 10 ""ttPIl V>*])"- cnc \ftsll raoie fot til lible thr riiV:bf, UK8° he 1ms ironsd oni 'I'^c tho Black ^ niilan cmNOit up with him : to -aeain convince the .newer cioi> thai he Is a sunc)' Pshlcr. Unit] then, the .lohmiv- Oomc inlchs win t«lk like BJJ Poster, and til least attemot lo .take a poke at the Grown Bomber There arohi<j fellows today who wouldn't .dream of scaling- Uie heights if a warrior of the caliber 'of Jack Demiisey run the \\orks BiadJcck reining fiom so fai In U'P rurk and nioof that lauls knees.. will turn to wet'• blotting 1 nper ji."t like tho'e of amfoodv else lias bioimlil out the laigest, heavjwr'Eht field in \cnis if.Braddock'. : could do It. so can ihev reason Qunnai Biilund Red Bmman Tom Beaupie Audio T-cnslel, Phil Biubaker Bob Ncslell Mn\. Roesch Al McCoy AH .Oliver nnd Arluro. Cotloy, to _ name a few John. Henry Lewis figures Hint ho.isvwsUns his talent and time a, a light hea\y weight Ma>l Rcsenblcom' clamors for a shot nt Louis In Los Angeles. Jnck Peterson and Ben Foord threaten to destroy the fine old tradition of British heav\v>eiBhls Gc.rm.iiry lias flV new one tn.Arno Koblln. Pierre Charles, the antiquated Bel Mian is pulling his creakv Joints logctliei foi anothci whirl No Wa^ to Gaujc Braddock's Alilhtj And \\liy not? riieie is no \\ay of tdlme how good Binildock can fight and Louis has \el lo dcin on^lrct" that he can stick In there with a vell-cqulnped tattler who isn't nfrnlrt of him Broddock liasnt lifted a ham! in of the crown since winning it from a slovenly ind complaining Wn- Baei In June 1935 Braddook who appeared to _reach ;his :ne!ik ns .far bock 1929, when he failed to lift, the 175 pound leadership from lomnn Loughran , wasn't rated lil«hly when he went into the Baci engagement, jand has done ab olutei» nothing since to strengthen lii< position Schmchng wants the title aboie e\erjthlng else and there is even reason to suspect that, he has Ihe correct slant in insisting upon the Braddock bout, and no dc tours Tlie Piet7el^Poundcrs re fusnl of a $300 COO giuvrnnt-e to give Loins another chance las fall Is something in the was o evidence Hint he Isn t e\acll certain In regard to what mlgh happen in d second edition'wit) : Smoky Joe It. is • to Braddock's credit tha no henvjwelght champion rtemccrattzed the title to the e\ tent that he Ins The plain Jei sey stevedore lias leturned the crown to the ordinarj gjmnaslum Not long ago I STW a half doz Comebacks Boom Biff Business //opes. To Kt&HT To MATCH \\'lTil FKUD APOS.TOLI IN JAV FRANCISCO. School Routine, Wor:k Continue Despite Fat Major League Contract GLEVEf.AND. (UP) —If young iSob Feller't, come through for the Indiaas and Van Meter, la., this season, it won't be because .W. A. "Pop" Feller, Isn't, ' doing jib 'ban: of rooting. !;• "The kid learned to throw tliat curve when he; \vfls 12," the elder Feller reminisced .when he and liiii 18-year-old son came lo Cleveland to sign a contract. 1 f; "He's been improving every year slnee. 1 don't see why he shou' have a bte'er year Than last," Young Bob, 10' pounds lieavler at- INS than he.was the day last utnnier when he fanned n Phlla- Ir'lphln Alhlcltcs ami "broke Rube Waddell's' long-jtandlng American League record, hhtl signed a cori- trnct calling for a $10.000 salary."Pop" Feller previously hud de- imindcd $20,000 for'the services of (lie rookie sensation whom lie himself developed through many'a : backyard bullpen session after Hie' chores were done on the Puller farm. ' • Elder Ffller Satisfied . •; • "I'll say [lib, we got more than we expected,"-,was all the elder Feller would say about the contract. But when It comes lo discussing his phenomenal son, "Pop"-Is nev L er reticent. "YCs, sir, Bob has improved every year since I turned him Into a pitcher on my Van Meter team. This year he'll i have more stuff than 'ever before. I wouldn't be throwing"; ariii In ' the Vnii.'Meter gym, improving ills control and his hook. "That curve" which Bob discovered at the ago of 12, has been generally overlooked by sports writers'. Teller's strikeout, ability lias been credited lo Ills fist, bull, which has a big hop. But ballplayers wbo have stood In the box facing Hook- Ic' Bob will loll you It's his curve that does yeoman work. "Yes," "pop" Feller agrees. "Bob's got the finest curve ball I've seen In .years, .of course, he may find the American League batwrs tougher thiin he did last y«ir. He may be lucky to win five games, • "But I don't see how he can miss showing up belter against them than he did laM. year. Why not? He always has." ..'..Harry Grayson -George Harvey definitely has established 'Six-day bicycle racing as a nation-wide sport. . Harvey first weaned the riders away from John f'glovomen shadow-boxing In one ng in study stlllmnn's Gym- aslum on Lighth Atomic One f them , was Brnddock. erscy ,11m Just iiollici Hglilci F\cn when the illusion lost rcstige with the rctlrelnenl, - of enc Tfmncy, the champions con- Inued to work ofr by themselves, sually at some fashionable re- ort. Considerable fuss was made >ver tlie workouts of Schmeling ack Elmrkcy, Prlmo Cnrncrti and Baer, Eradrtock .liopiicd into Hie ring and . did '-cvcrythinii. but kte gclnncllng the night (lie Teuton knocked ..out Louts. Tlie former stevedore is a call- »r i\L the camps of the principals n all Jmnmlant scraps leiscj ]iin'drd!)ped"ln on Loiilsmt Pomp- en Lakes the other afternoon 'and remarked .that the darky's only vcnkiicss was fried chicken. Working «t:. Stillnian's with Pastor, he appeared lio more important. He took as much interest In Pastor, ns the collegian's aiullcrs. and easily might ' hnvc seen mistaken for n suLU'ring partner' with n healthy rooting Interest. Braddock tolls virtually unnoticed. When Dempsey entered a gymnasium, everybody else stopped to watch and admire the !Uah Mauler. Jess Wtllard's bulk attracted attention. Jack Johnson liked lo kibitz with the rank nnd file of fighters, tut stood> head nnd shoulders over the rest. Jim Jeffries was as gruff ns the grlraly he was called, and preferred to to alone. Bob FH»lmmons liked to demonstrate punches on anybody who would stand tor It, but overy- :ody knew that Ruby Robert was boss. Jim Corbett's natural showmanship made itself felt in his drills. . . But plain Jim Braddock. champion, remains just another fighter. Hands Up, Chin Down surprised .to 'see him bring that strike-out' mark up to 20. "No, he didn't want to be a pitcher, tie wanted to fill some position he could 'play every day. • . • "First time I ever pitched htm he was only 15. Our pitcher got in a hole in the third, nnd I put the kid In the box. He struck but •!' batters the rest of that game. Well the lehm he beat that day wante.c another game, and they, were laving for the:kid. When 'we played them the 1 next,time, they had onlj about two of their own' players-on tlie field. . : . , .... , Pitched One-Hit Game "What ! happened?. The kid struck out'23 nnd allowed "one hit It's been that way ever, since. 1 Young Bob, nil. unassuming young man who'Is likely to make a,one- hop transition from No. I hero of tlie Van Meter consolidated schoo to one of tlie ace' dravrjn'g 'cards of tlie American Leigue, has a simple philosophy of progress: i '"I'll, never be satisfied luntll they .cnn't hit a foul balloon*'me : ! • jThc boj who was sellinoi peanuts at Cluehnds lyague' park ons day ,' and making eight St Louis Cardinals whiff the an n three innln»s of an exhibition gnmi the next d-u will return to Van Meter from the . Indian" trninin? camp in New Orleans, to take his : final examinations. Young Feller president of his high school senior class, is spend ing the winter dajs in work outs on the basketball coiirt followed by his evening round.of chores on the- Feller farm. Lately lies been warming up his Chapman, ())iG,'-jjfd,c5 ,to nowhere iih|>orlanl nonev;'getters-In the hinterlands. .Bill Harvey, Tobln, and Wolfe will not be content to remain out of New York and Chicago, still controlled by Chapman, whose financial arrangement with the Garden mnkes him little more than Its agent. Their plan of attack Is lo control the stars of the game and with them force their way Into the Garden and Chicago on an equitable, basis. excitement In major spoiis promotion from now'on. They havei ideas nnd ambitions and, what !•' from i ready' more Important, they are being anemic in the way of cash. Tobin and Wolfe are men of!, many Interests, nnd If a committee I Imbued with civic pride falls to i: obtain government assistance lo- j?I •ward building a new sport, nreimif In Cleveland production, I intend to enter hi Pittsburgh, they\o]an io do ItSJ. on llieir own. Either way, theyil major lenguc i;F Harvey again demonstrated that 1 hockey the customers will respond tol n< ui' ..... cleverer direction of Jams ni d th b ,"' a ''S'Hwelght boxer int, sprlnk and all other things that ) ™,,??'%° fn Lcva , cl1 ° ro5s ' ls a l t,,,,,i ,„ I, O «K nw, 0,1,11^10 fv^.I ;",, Pr«lnct of Brooklyn, but went, in! tend to keep the addicts from falling to sleep. Harvey says that •ooklyn, but went lo Pittsburgh as a young man. Both Chapman still runs his race., „., who for.-years ruled pumpers, of he Iron steed with a mailed fist. "And now, after much pioneering n'.n nine-year struggle, Harvey has a bankroll.' v.Tlie men behind the little bc-- ipectacled inan, who as a rider in 1928 launched an outlaw movement to break away from the yrannical reign of Chapman, are Josepli A. Tobin and Charles P. W,olfe. They are Pittsburgh promoter who have been highly successful in operating dog tracks in. Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, and California. 'It-costs from $12,000 to 430.000 to conduct a six-day bike race. according'''to the class of the Held and the "size of the "building, but h_ls'_;Uignmcnt witli Tobin and .Wolfe 7 '^>ufs"--Han l ey in position to go full -blast in"Milwaukee, Jan. 22-28; Miami, 1 Feb. 12-18:- Detroit In late February; Memphis, .March 20-26;. Louisville.. March 31-April 5;-, ; 'Pittsburgh,. April 9-15; Montreal^- April 28-May 4; and Toronto .In-'May, > •;: ' 'Aiiy- other cities desiring; a. s'quifreily whirl need only apply to Harvey, Tobin nnd Wolfe: They build''their own track, furnish j the best obtainable cast, put oiv a whale-of a show, nnd thanks: for the' use of the hull. Nothing could be fairei' than that. . " • t- s t ; Rooms Squitrelly \\liirl in . '; Hinterlands Down through the years, .-six- day bike racing lias been big .business only In New York and: Chicago. It reached its peak along about- 1928, when one grossed f250,000 at Madison Square Gar- 'den. Harvey's superior showmanship and the promotional , ability, of Tobin and Wolfe promise to make Tohln anil Wolfe Have -Ideas atid Ambitions . The new lineup perhaps Is the most important move In six-day racing since Its Inception its present form at the old Mndison Square Garden in 1899. Little has been heard of Tobin and Wolfe nationally to date, but they are likely to stir up a lot of •ncnl. Wolfe' .spent sl ' eetli * s 20 of his 25 a po " ce re ~ formerly were ns- thcy were put on in the •flOs/Anyl" I ™!J! lc , a , wilh '"^Papers. Tobin way,-his goofy grind went over „,„„, ,,",, t J lc . Jcilc "L atl °" dcpnrt- iiwhooplng, whereas one put on by Chapman a year ago look a bath lo tlie e.vlent of $5000 and left the sure os Hat as a blown lire. Six-day racing lias teen conducted outside of New York nnd Chicago; befpre. but by fly-by- riight promoters in most Instances. The best they did was to leave unfavorable aftermnlhs. They have been paiiners since pf, y . °! )e 'Kd a billiard room in PI sbnreh in 1928, and got their . Harvey, Tobin, and Wolfe will introduce something noval in' their invasion of Miami. It will be n six-day race under a circus tenti. They nre considering doing tl«'j same thing In Hollywood on the theory, no doubt, motion ', pic- lure people will grasp any .excuse to sit up all night. Read Courier News Want Ads FOR SALE Immediate Delivery Or Built To Order BARKSDALE MFG. CO. 200 N. 2nd. Phone 19 Jim Braddock, right, whispers n few words of advice to Bob Pastor. The Smithsonian Institution annually receives Approximately $1,- 0-H.G92 from the government and SHO.COO from private endowments. Play Billiards! Wholesome Recreation Stoderately Priced Blylheville Recreation Center 316 W. Main - Former. Home of Dell's Pharmacy GATINER APPliTON MARVIN CHAPPELL Mostly whiskies ate ! 100 proof —like moderate priced Glenmore. Compare it side by side with whiskies of like price. Men who know fine whiskies like Glenmore. Glenmore DistUIerlei Co., Id .Louijrritle —OweDjboro, Kentucky muore KENIUCKY STRAIGHT BCl'UBON WHISKEY «; THE CHANCERY COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OP MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. Mrs. Idn Hodges. -Plaintiff, vs. No. 6152 i. A. Slsson, Billy O. Parsons, | and Anna M. Parsons, Defend-' ants, | and Sunshine Long. Defendant and Oarnisliec. WARNING OHUF.Il The non-resident defendants, s.i A. Stsson, Billy O. Parsons, Anna' .[.Parsons nnd The Saimrltans^ of America, Inc., are herewith' varncd to appear in this Court'! within thirty days to answ-cr to the intervention of Avle E. Sullivan. .Vitness my hand as Clerk of llilsi Court Ihis the eth day fo Jan-i uary,. 1937. j H. M. CRAIG, j Clerk.j 8-15-22-29 WANTED Government Loan Cotton Phone 167 APPLEBAUM BROS. COTTON CO. Bertr E BIdg. Blythevlllc, Ark. HISTORY OF WATER SUPPLY Modernize Your Home You may install city water in your home with Ihc aid of nn F. H. A. Loan...consult your plumber for full details. Steps In Purificatipn Coiigiiliilion, an important step in the puriiicn- tion of surface water supplies, was first discovered by the Chinese and Egyptians centuries aijo, although its general adoption as standard waterworks practice bus only occurred during the . last half century. The coagulation process involves the intro^ iluction of sulphate of alumina or other reagents, when necessary, into the raw water as pumped from the source of supply. The particles of coagulation have the property of attracting the solid matter, usually mud or silt, which may he carried in suspense in the raw water. These particles, combining together, gradually grow larger until of their own weight they sink (» the IjoKom of the sedimentation basin. This is just one of the steps in the purification treatment employed by the modern waterworks plant (o make your water supply pure and wholesome. BLYTHEVILLE WATER CO. Courteous, Personal Attention to Kvery Customer Phonc M 113S. Broadway Here's us Wilkens and a few old-timers that help make our Family's Whiskey Speaking of enjoying yourself wait till you taste our own Family's Whiskey! It's the tame as US in the likeandpleasantasthisFamily's distilling business drink Recipe of ours. .. UsWilkenshavebccnafamily when we enjoy ourself If you want to sample something real extra tasty and that's got a grand warm glow to it without its ever being the least bit strong lasting, I just wish you'd take a little swallow of our own Family's Recipe. For slow sipping on these long winter evenings I ddn't know of any whiskey anywhere that's so grateful of whiskey making people since I couldn't just say how far back. Pa Wilken worked for Grandpa Wilken in his distillery, and Pa gave William and Tom and me all our schooling. And the old- timers like Dan Coylc and Pop Easley in the picture have been workingwilhtheWilkenFaniiiy ever since they can remember. COPYBGHT tW7, JOS. S, FINCH S. CO, INC, SCHiN

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