The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1938 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 8, 1938
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.):- r gOintg?R NEWS "~ SPEEB'UP Head "of "Gircuii.. Presents Program To Hall "Time . -Killing" BV ROBERT I,. SFftNCKIt United I'rfis Start' Confsponili-nl SAN FRANCISCO (UP)—Wilbur C. Tultle, president of the i'nciflc Coast League, declares that baseball games during the 1938 season , can to speeded up by elimination or ''time-killing" on tlie diamond between innings and In arguments over decisions. Tnttlc believes tlmt If His Ideas arc accepted by tbe club owners nil const league games'next season can be played in at. least one hour and 4 lialf. ire pointed out to club- owners that all other sports have been speeded up but baseball, ana he would like to see the Pacific Coast League lake the lead In "speeding up" tlie game. Tiltlle said llievc was loo much time-Wiling on the diamond, particularly between players \vho nruue over decisions nnd delays between Innlnes. Qttttt Six-Point Program Tuttle presented a six-point program of "time-saving" suggestions to club owners. He' believes thnl'ia ]5 minutes can be saved His pro] 1. All umpires be instructed lint they me to eject from (lie game Tlio Dope Bucket «y J. 1'. Friend 1>ROOUAM C11ANGR - Tf the Greek Rasilv Sllixllies Mil- plans ol Siiperiiilendenl VVIlllfim I , .„,, ., r ., . lor Wliilc Lnglishman Takes Pooolino 11. Mi:Ghirt:in and Head Coach Joe I Dildy nan out (be athletic setup I lit Ihe local hitsh school Is going ' lo undi'i'no 4 chaiiRe nexl fall . . . i Siipl. McClurfcin hiiiled at .such n Obviously overmiildml. l/)n Mll- lU'Cfiriun ilu'riiiK Uic Deecinbev Ic-r uns unable to i_;;iui it fall in Ills Ciilckntiaw AtliliHIc Club banquet nuitcli with "nynnuiiK'" .toe Ulll- bilt. never did ge\. Into the lie- > >»"»• Hie durable Oiwlt. losliii; two fails . . . 'l'lu> Idea is Ibis: A i straight tumbles ut (he legion complete physical iiislnictloti pro- . urrno. lien; last nishl. Dlllinaji tram Is (n be added lo the cur- poured punishment ot every de- rltuluin mid credit will be given scrlptlon on the Wisconsin Dutoli- towjird Ihe diploma . . . Coach i m ' A "- wl >° letallatcd to llie bent of Dlldy will be named athletic di- h!s "blllly. but Miller was ont- wclor und will supervise the en- j wclghwl ""'I niit.<lnss«l mid Diece tire iiroi-ram . . That means' Wlls llltle llc colll(l (l ° '"^ P" 1 "P « anolher teacher will 1» added . . . MUduM fiesl, now tat'Mleld coach and llrst iiwlstani, will re- lalti liis present capudly nnd will also hi- designated xs track coach . . . To (111 tlie vacancy created by Ilic iilliiollf directorship a inun teacher will be employed not only to trach. but to coach basketball and u'.sisl in football . . . Several prospects with those cluiraclcr- Istlcs arc under scrutiny but the man most Interested in now Is Hen McLeoJ, former Alubnmn star bas- kcleci- and football end . , . It would be a "ten day strike" lo i laml Mcl.eod Not only would he make an Ideal cage coach, as Indicated by his coaching success. but lie would help no little In fiiv- Iny the line 'points to the Chick I'Cd it bis ideas arc approved. l ' luls " ll(l rdk ' TO nikl >' ° r snim ' rf ~ His program provided thnl: sponsibillty In the Hue. immediately outfielder who comes in from ills position to arsue over a decision. 2 A new ruling be ndopte:! whereby not more than two men. including the. manager and orob- nblv the team captain, can dispute a decision: All others participating in arguments nre to be removed from the game and a fine probably assessed against the Defenders. 3. A ruling that all groimdkeepers be uniformed nnd be allowed only :pne minute to get the batters' box ready after the sounding of the starting bell. Also that umpires hiust be on the field at home plate when the gong sound.? and sec to 11 that the grbundkeeper speeds up Ills work. t Throw Around Opposed 4. The .practice ot. "flipping" the hall around the diamond by the infieldcrs between innings be abolished and the ball returned lo the pitching box just ns scon as a piny is completed. ' 5. A ruling restricting the pitcher to only two throws instead of the usual five when he goes to the mound each Inning. Also lie would not permit the catcher siny throws to second base afler receiving (lie pitch from the mounds- DIFFERS UEST — Joe Craig, Clilekasnvv Athletic Club boxing instructor, has (jiven his mitt welldcrs a much needed rest . . . Following the Mid-South Golden jlove finals in Memphis lost week Craig lold his kids to forget all about boxing for ten days and not even pul on n glove . . . Tlie kids had (mined hard nnd wove in ilne second man. 6. When a pitcher appear,? to be in difficulties and the manager is considering taking him out of the . game, only one man, cither n player or the manager, be permitted to talk things over with the pitcher. Time allowed for the conversation would be limited to one minute. Commenting on Ihe speed-lip proposal. Vic Devincenzi, president of the Oakland. Cal.. club, said IIP would like to see the games speeded up, particularly those played at night. However, lie said he doubled if elimination ol infield "flipping" between innings and barring of the. 'catcher throwing to second base between Innings won!:! prove popular witli the fans. Devlncem.i said 'he was heartilv In favor of barring players from coming in from the outfield to ar guc decisions. He sold this was .it \mnoccssary delay that should be eliminated. If the new suggestions arc adopted by Pacific Coast club owners, .Tutlle plans to have Ihe mips printed, for his umpires before the start of the 1938 season. : ihape It was necessary lo break training and take oil the edge to keep from going slnle . . . Drills will lie .resumed Monday U is lilaMy that Billy Slscoc, former fine Bluff football star, will bring his Stuttgart Boys Club team here (lie following Thursday night for nn elglil-boiit program. HINTS FOR REDUCERS—Girls, wanna' reduce? . . . Joe Craig has a sure-fire method . . . Take up the manly ait of self defense . . . In rain- weeks time every member of tlie amateur boxing tenm lost Hugh game sliow. Dillmni! won the first In ten minutes with front, crotch and body .slam, then cnme bark and In another five minutes npulled Hits ulr- plane spin which put Miller down and out. Tlie highlight attraction, however, was Ihe fast anil furWns bout between Ted Bell und Tony Pojio- llno, which ended In Hell's favor, two foils lo one. The match offered everything In the way of si»cd, science nnd action as llie two inld- cllewelghlfi struggled for an advantage. Bell staged a strong finish to take tlie second and third falls after ponollno hail gained Die In 20 mlnute.s with a body pin. Bell gave n classy exhibition of grappling, keeping his opponent on the defensive, a great deal of the time. However, Popolino was no set-up und made n close fight of it. A series of flying headlocks paved the way for the second fall which Bell won In eight minutes. He pinned Popolino will) front crolch and body slam after he hud the Italian dizzy from hendlocks. For Ihe final fall Bell employed kangaroo kicks, requiring 11 minutes. ill least seven pounds . Haibert. jr., who won the novice middleweight championship, dropped from 158 to H3 pounds . . . Herb Chllils skidded from 155 to 137 hi'tlnte weeks Richard Roberts worked down to 100 pounds from 10!> Homer He- sharse lost, about len pouwk! in no time Don't rush, the line forms to the right. * i IN THE, LIMELIGHT— Lynwood "Sulioo: boy" Rowe, the tall El Dorado righthander who has been ailing with a weuk flipper for more than a- year, is back Inlo Ihe news headlines ., From his home- Holland Society — Personal Mrs. Andrew I/well, Mr.'and Sirs. W. B. Stolen mid daughter," Edm> Mm?, Ml'. nfid-Mrs;-Ernest MeCrhry, Mr. and Mrs, Blither Hayes, Mr. and Mrs. Carl : Keittey, -Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kenley, Mrs/ JRuby potter, and the; iicv/'O. 1 -... E. Hunt and son. George, of C,oq[*r. , <. ; ; Dlirerenl; games^w'cre played by served • Italian spaghetti, wJtli slaw and pjckles. with a .second course of nppte cheese pie, coffee nnd hot chocolate. 'I'M''noil in cell jig | s t 0 be lield at' Mrs. Cleve McCoriti'lck'* Ihlri week. _ j ^fr, i. i,. pjstiw wns in various I liolnl-s of Kentucky last week. While In Cunniiighiim. Ky., lie visited, his Iwo sisters, Mrs. C. E. Joiner nnd Mrs, Charles Mabry. Mr, nnd Mrs, Albert. Edwards and family of Deerlng were In town this week visiting relatives. Mrs. E. B. Chltwood and daughter, Palsy Ann, of Blythevllle, were i guests of Mi-, and Mrs. J. o. l?ay over the v;cek end. Mr. Marshall Dudley, of Roswell N, M., was here, on business last veek. While here lie also visited Mr. mil Mrs. John Story and family Mr. and Mrs. E. D. McClaln, of Bonne Tarre, Mo., were the guests of Mr. und Mrs. Charles Galloon ovt! Die week end. Mrs. Gaboon before her marriage was Miss Mar- Jorle McClaln. Mrs. Joe Leslcr and Oma bell McCrary were Ihe week end giiest-s of Mrs. Lester's brother and family. Mr. and Mrs. James McCrary of llayli. Several leachers of Ihe. Holland school fticully were lionie over Die week end. T. J. Epperson was In Center Ridge, Ark. Larry wimp was In Mayimrd Ark., and Memphis, where he vlsllcd his uncle, W. T. earner, who Is in Ihe Bapllst lios- pltal. Miss Dickey wns In Kennclt. Mrs. W. T, Smith, who has been visiting Mrs. Lois Burnett, has returned to Clarksdale, Miss. Mrs. Mamie Sowell,and daughter, Mary Louise, were in llolcomb and Piggott over the week end, .,, Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Reynolds were in Memphis last week. Supt. W. I. Myers nnd family were In Steele Sunday afternoon'to visit Mr. and Mrs. p. L. Kelly. Bert Robinfxm, of Memphis, is visiting his mother, Mrs. S. Robinson. Huffman News Mr. iiml Mrs. R. H. Greene nnd' sons have' moved to Tyler, Mo., wlici-e they recently purchased ft farm. Mr. and Mi's. E. M. Huffman, of ni^thevllle, were encsts or Mr. nnd Mrs, Major Ray Simdny. Mrs. Mattle Whlteimrsl, of SI Louis,., and son, Dean Adams, of Fort, tiliey, Kans., arrived Saturday to _ vlsll Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Adams, . Mr. anel Mrs. George Adams, hud other relatives. MVs. Geor,ge Adams has been ill from Infliiepxa this week. •^TUESDAY,..FEBRUARY 8, 1938 —• ; ~~zr£%g~'~'' •NllMlwt- Nt'nt> 7VpM>« fl ' om rt&lBlylnevllle hospital with nillHUU 1MHC HMVlf , 1(>r i!)fa -,] t <| ail gh( CT , who has been- John Frank Holmes Is quite III from Itifluenav. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Oldham, ol Yarbro, spent Sunday, willi Mr. and Mrs. D. Eacly. Mrs. Pi'cd Bean has returned named Martha Ann. A'London business flrjn : was established for the purpose of reminding clients of family birthdays, anniversaries, expiration of licenses, etc. ' vrWEPOIF&&-{* REAL JOY SMOKIN' says Al Boyes. He's talkin' about the guarantee on this milder, tastier "makin's" tobacco... town come reports thai his salary wing is okey doke and he will bi on the firing hue for Deli-oil this .slimmer ... If that is so then the 'llgcrs can start their World Series .sheckels lighl now . . . Allowing for the tremendous power at the plale of Messcrs. lx)ii Gch- ritf. Joe DiMaggio, & Co., (lie "Schoolboy in his old form looks like Ihe difference between Ihe two clubs, which is about 20 games . . . Mickey Cochrauc is not counting on him. but hopes Sawn Clans will come early and fill two socks with nothing but liowe in A-l shape . . . " * < NO TUMBLE — Evidently the Jersey City Giants this year are not counting very strongly on Pitcher Jnck Kelly ami Pete Pav- icli, shortstop, who cavorted for the locnl Giants last season . . . Neither is listed to go to Ihcir training base nt Uifnycllc. La. . . . Instead they will probably Irani with llie other farm hand's at Fort Smith, but their destina- Musical Festival It has been agreed by the music teachers In the different high schools of (lie county to hold a "Music Festival" which will be held at Holland probably some time In April. Each school will be allowed a thirty minute program of it,s own choice (musical numbers). If any school wants to use a band or orchestra then that .school will be given forty-five minutes for its program. A judge will grade numbers but not In comparison with numbers from any other school. No awards are. to be made In this meet. At the close of the -last program there is to be un all county s. A. T. B, chorus directed by the judge. There ivill be one or two rehearsals for the.chorus on the day of the 'festival and probably one at Holland before the day of tlie festival. The drawings for program places arc as follows: 1st, Braggadocio; 2nd, Carulhers- vllle; 3rd, Cooler; -Itli, Bragg City; 6th. Dcering; 7th, Holland; Bill, Wiirdell; 9th, Hnyti; loth, Steele. * * * Knlertain Husbands Tlie Baptist ladies entertained their husbands last Friday night ivilh o spaghetti supper, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Best, who were host and hostess. There were about thirty-five present, including members and out ot [own guests. They were: Mr. and Mrs. Bill .Steward, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. McCormlck and daughter, Carol Lavcrne, Mr. and Mrs. Azel King, Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Stivers. Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Fisher. Mr. nnd Mrs. LawrenceStivers, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Edwards. Mrs. Tom Edwards, The rim of the balance wheel in a walch travels as much as 10 mites a day. IROLLAFIRM,PIUMP MAKIN'S' CIGARETTE IVERV TIME,WITH PRINCE ALBERT ALLEN H. (Al.) BOYES (at the wheel) tfives a good lip to all smokers w\io roll Oieir own when he says: "That Prince Albert money-back oiferopened ruyeyt*H lo real joy smelting. What u riilferenee! First, P. A. hugs Ihe [)tt|jer—rolls U|j fasl and (rim. It draws #rand — burns slow cool, und mellow. There's no harshness —yel there's plenty of K"" 1 !, rich taste." Well, Al, when a tobacco lisa the bite taken out by a special jjrocesn, it's got. lo smoke milder—it's bound to give you real smokin' joy, FRIEND-THERE'S HO STRINGS TO THIS MONEY-BACK OFFER . . . Roll yout.«]f 30 .w.ll ciuartttci from Prine. Albtrl. U you don'l find ttLcm th« finvit, iMticii roU.your'Own ckgftr*tte« you ever •mottid,return lh« pock«t l!n with Ihe r«*Uf th« tobacco in it to ui »t any time wjttun 4 aionth irotn tKE«ii*1«, w« will refund full purcli»*e prire, plut po«Ugc. ISittntJi R. J.RcyaoldtTobkCCQ Company, Win.lon.S.].,,,. Nottt, C>rolin« / ALL ABOARD KOR SMOKE] PI.EASUKK—No wnn.lcr tliia trio' of 1'rlnc-e AHiert luliiurc-rs i» smil-j Ing. Tlioy. alMiei-k lOOX on Chief Olllrer WilVir'a (etuler) remark: "I Hover tjoL the rt-al ^[ensure DMT*- ia in 'inakiit'ti' ulvaretlet until 1 run onln i'rlnct* Albert. What o difr,T*ncc-r" Thai ipectul 1 A. i-rimp cut sure is popular around iierf- willi roll-your-owrj. tre.( Ahoy, pipe-smokers, join tha pipe-joy k-luti. Urt 1'lino* Allen.) > 70 fine roll-jrour- •wn cigarette! in every 2>oz. fin of Prince Albert YES Sift-AND'ITS GOT PLENTY OF GOOD, RICH TASTI AND BODY,YET IT'S NEVER HARSH "WEIL, Wow me do«-n, mates" chuckles J. W. Wilkic. (lixcuse him /or Leiug cJie.?ty ab^uc how he rolls 'em.] "Look at this perfect 'roak- inV cigarette fulJ of miM, .rasty Prince Albert sinokin 1 ." ' HUH—anj'liotiy can roil 'em that \s'ay with I'rince Albert. It'a crim|) cut," grins Al Hemtrickson. "It'« tnaiJe lo order for neat, firm rolling —easy dnuvin', too. There's no Ijitu —no hitter or raw taste." Five Schools To Take Part In Cage Tourney . Five schools will participate in the Round Robin basketball tournament at Ihe armory tonight, which begins at 7:00 o'clock. .. ' The. following tennis will jilay. tat the pairings have not yet told your correspondent in st been announced: Blythevjlle Jim- j Louis he expected lo place them lor boys. Lone Oak boys and in some Class B League Kelly Sirls. Dell bovs and girls. Yarbro jhas acceplcd an invitation to lioti is not known . Bill Terry boys and girls, and Cosncll boys and girls... Ewers'Union Studies "Punch Drunk" Victims LONDON. tUP>—The recontly- fotmed National Union of Boxers Is trying to discover ihc cause and cure for "punch-dnmkenr.cM:." in his rcpoit lo the annual meeting, Harry Flowers, sccrelary of the union, revealed that during the year more than 100 fighters, fit and punch-drunk, were examined by doctors at a London hospital in ah Investigation into the complaint. "Some experts," Flowers said, '•believe that it is due to Ihe use of old glovts." spend a few .days with Virgi! Fisher before going lo Port Smith . His home is In Hartford, Conn. QUALITY FOODS MEATS GROCERIES We pay highest prices on poultry at all (imcs. 5 SAVB P MONEY AT 0 GAMES MKT. W. Main Phone SI FOR LOWEST DELIVERY COST . ONLY $365.00 1936 Ford V18 DeLuxe Pickup Color Green. Low mileage. Clean — A real Favm Truck. Only $148.00 down and ?27.00 per month PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY 5th & Walnut Phone 810 OLD or NEW Your ear will perform belter if 'you let us put II in toil shape. And too ... you ailil lo your security anrl comfort when you drive a car ttiat Is O.K. (hroiiflinttt. CUT Operating Expense REMEMBER ... "A car that runs right costs less lo ! run." We Test Your Car Free of Charge Genuine Ford Parts Drive In Now! PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 5th * Walnut' Phone 810 Announcing a new Reward for the Safe Driver • The unspoken gratitude of youngsters and old people : : '• errry one — of all living things along our nigtiimys—lias alums been the rcicard of careful driiing. Now something more definite, /ins been added to this: MILLIONS OF DOLLARS to be mutinied to insured motorists pmcming n perfect record as safe drivers! TllIS CAMPAIGNFOR SAPETY-thegreaiest joint effort of its kind-is imtlcrlaken liy 31 leading etock casualty insurance companies listed liercwitli, ami over 90,000 agents and brokers who are »o- opcrating in tliis plan. » euAUNTin MWMD.,.Tlic Safe Driver Reward Plan provides for a return of 15 per cent of the annual premium, provided no loss occurs under a policy during llic ]2 months il is in force. This applies to policies written and renewed in tliis slate on or after February 1, 1938. Tliis reward is available to all private passenger car owners insured for both bodily injury and property damage liability with any one of llie companies listed herewith.* It is a guaranteed reward— in- rfutled in the contract. See your local insurance adviser for details , , , The 31 companies listed on the right, which, with their reprc.wnlatives, bave launched this plan, hnvc already g,ih, c( l the confidence of American motorists by logcthcr writing more bodily injury and properly damage liability insurance than any other group of companies in the world! v Tlicir ngcnis and Jjrokcrs are in every city nnd town in llie country. They offer yon not only expert advice based on your personal needs, but immediate service in times of emergency. v Any one of these local rcprcsctilalivcs ran give you full particulars of the Safe Driver Howard Plan. Sec your local representative today! „•„„ ,,,„ . f,,t p THIS NEW PLAN fOR SME DRIVING IS ANNOUNCED BY THE FOLLOWING STOCK CASUALTY COMPANIES Aetna Casualty and Surety Company Aetna Ltfe Insurance Company American Surery Company ' ' Bankers Indemnlly In«ur*n<r« Company ' Century Indemnity Company Columbia Casualty Compsny F-aftlc Indemnity Company Fidelity and Casualty Company Fireman 1 * Fund Indemnity Company Ciena Fall* Indemnity Company Gjobe Indemnity Company Great Amwlcan Indemnity Company Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company London Guarantee and AccJdrnt Company, Ltd.' 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