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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 6, 1937
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK,)' COURIER NEWS Incident Indicates Bieac Mending; Wcissmullei Gives Advice Back Holm Attain By IlICIIAKI) McCVNN' .'}>EA-"Scrvlcc Sports Writer if "you want to become an Olympic swimming't wash your face with a wash cloth, ui sure to wear a cojvtwj hat. and ioni pay any attention to people who tell \ou that tlie only way to learn I ow to svuin Is to go juim In Hi" lal.c We'll dive into the business of railing jorr fac» fi'S 1 Russell .(Jake) Driubevt, swim- .mtng caclv at Michigan State mid m out'tan-ling <iut!o1tv, r"poits 1 1ml .boys who like to scrub their fcaes with .wash clofhs find II twice as hard to learn how to swim as compared to thoso hirdy .youngsters who clash water on liwlr fac?' with their hands, Mr. Daubert has st,atis'h3, so he sajs to prove this In 10 j^i of coichlng h" Ins Imtrur'cl i"i"i» 3500 young men In the .ail of getting across water without, ths aid of a boat GI a bi'Jgc ind he 10- pbrls that half of them wci'e nbls to piddle aroiini) inside of Hues " Stretching a Point SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1937. "" ' .weeks; "while th2 -other r.'t keep afloit until a f ta six weeks cr more. Don't Dunk : NovIce Mr Daiibsrl. without any legard at all loi the cotton Industiy. comes light out and Mimes it all on . wash cloths. "Dashing .water oil his fnc 1 helps a non-swimmer to pet nscd to water," says he "Dut bovs who "wash their faces With a cloth nre just naturally timid toward the stuff. They don't like to get their faces wet ani| as n consequence do not jield readily to a coicli's urging? to plunge Into the water ' Which lead 1 ! us light, up to the question of to jump or not to jump into • the lake: John Wclssmiiller sivs the piactice of shoving non- swimmers into the water to make them shift for themselves is all Wei "Its^the worst thing joti can do to :thcm," assartjj John. "Nine out of to subjected lo such treatment are so terrified by the experience of finding themselves out on tholr own In water above their head. that thej won't ever go near the ,water again" , What, not even on S-itnrday nights, John! Hals Off lo fcleanor But now for' the covvbov hat. Mis Eleanor Holm Jarretl, the darling of the champagne dealers whose busings was boomed by her fine advertising campaigir last summer, sajs that slie owes her amateur standing to n cowboy hat; Without her hat, Mrs Jarrctl 1 would be denuded of 1 her .amateur robes. You see, the ne -lovely Eleanor Is singing m vaudeville with Husband Art Jarrett's band and she appears on the stage poured Into rv smart swim suit and Jauntily wearing a cowboy hat big enough to hold 10 gallons of her favorite champagne .Why the.hat, Eleanor? "Well, you 'see," says Eleanor with a delighted giggle, "the hat keens me an amateur. Under the A. A. U rules I \vou!d be declared a professional if I 'appeared on the stage in swimming nttire Well, so long as I wear a 10-galIon hat I m not a pro because sou can't very well include such a thing in your swim- mini; outfit, now 1 can jou? ' (Fconomy Note Eleanor relates that she rented the Iiat for her 'first six weeks on tour at $6 per week before she found out that she could buy it outright for $10) Back in Good Graces Mrs Jarrett, by the way, Is ap- HiBoB aauo sunaj poo3 iio .(nu&tEd _with the A A U boys The otter day, you see, she graciously consented to appear In an Mrs, Eleanor Holm Jarrctl, left, presents the District of Columbia A. A. U. trophy to. June. Booth, who won it in the pool of a Washington hotel. Mrs. Jan til gave a backstroke exhibition, her first public swimming appearance ulncc,'she became 'the principal figure In last summer's Olympic, Games controversy. This would seem lo Indicate, that tho breach between the beauteous slnr and the ' 'governing body of amateur athletics has mended. Akron Youth Aspires to F;ll Owens' Shoes, I en-, proves Rapidly ; BY- HAIiflY GKAYSON Sports Editor, NKA Service Bob Lewis may be just another F.prlnlei 1 . but he will be watched with interest during the current Indoor '-season because he Is tackling tlie biggest assignment in the liisiory of truck and field. Kven a sprinting Dizzy Dean wouldn't suggest that lie might c(|iiul tlie amazing performances of Jesse Owens, but Lewis Is making an earnest bid to become the No. 1 dnshnum of Ohio State, from which position the Cleveland Negro bolted to world and blym- ilc records that fell in .unprecedented lots. Lewis, n sophomore, ran 100 yards In 9,9 while competing for ioulli High of Akron, and it Is said that he has several times negotiated the distance In 0.6 and the 220 In 21.3 since Larry Snydcr 'cnk him over at Columbus. The ambitious youngster, hopes to hit 1.5 In the ICO in the spring. Working Way Through School liwls, called the Blond Express, could do no better than finish fourlh in the 22o and ceiitury in the Ohio state scholastic meet at .%ht Handy With Bali Hand jLauren; Gale credit for being handy with n basketball. Lnr; hands; enable the University of Oregon's sophomore center (o palm the ball. He was oiie of Ihe leading scorers on the Pacific coast '. • - as a freshman. exhibition In a little-A. A. U. indoor meet In Washington, D. C., and voluntarily presented a huge loving cup to one : of the winners, June Booth. Bui, though her relations with le governing bcdy may be hap- ter, Eleanor hasn't forgiven Avery Srundage, the man who ousted her rom the Olympic team. Eleanor was asked who she nought should play the movie roles i the cinema version of Margaret litchcll's "Gone the Wind." nd she hastily and. happily relied: "Well. Avery Brundage ought the role of Aunt Piltypal." A HOT HAND Suero One, Japanese pole vaulter, is in Mew York for the indoor meols and finds the cold \vealherjlroublesomo Here is the Olympic runner-up trying to blow the chill out of his •. " hands, , i By Harry Grayson Cyril P. Clark, trainer of Pom- )oon, belitves that the bay son of 'ompcy this year will turn out to the first leading money-winning RiimcnU—that sons of. Pompey were not stayers," explains Clark. "But Ladysmon was a cripple and Pom- poon is sound. Lndysnmn later recovered from his injuries and, as a five-year-old, beat Equipoise. A horse had to be a stayer to reoel Equipoise." Pompoon Is better gaitcd than was Pompey. He. is a better strid- Cr because he Is a larje, lanky animal. It was November .when Clark lost saw the colt which turned in the fastest Bclmont Futurity yet run in duplicating his parent's feat of winning it, but (lie handler understands that the Philadelphia-owned filer has filled out, which will help htm. "Pompoon Is like a~bi<; kid who hasn't raced enough to know what It is all about," recites Clark. "The afternoon he c.ipturcd the Behnont Futurity he could have gone any distance. "A lwo-yoar-ol:l which becomes so formidable in Ihe fall has to be reckoned with the next spring That's why I place Col. E. R Brndley's Brooklyn second in list- uvenile since Man o 1 War to win ing Derby aspirants. He didn't he same distinction In Its three-; race until mid-August, but was real •ear-old season. | B00< , j,, November. An outstanding two-year-old has- i't carried on with anything like .he same success the following campaign since Twenty Grand continued to roar along In 1931. Clark rates the foremost candi- babes of 1938 will go what turf crilics will dates for the Kentucky Derby of May 8 In this order: Pompoon. Brooklyn. Reaping Reward, and War Admiral, He attributes Pom- joons defeat by Reaping Reward in the New England Futurity at Narragansett lo n bad ride. Case Ace, thrown out of training by injuries last summer, Is exceptionally fast, but Clark doubts that the most expensive of the Milky Way Farm ' ' a route. "I l.-ow ______ .._. be saying," asserts Clark "They will agree that no son of Pompcy is a stayer over a long distance such as the Derby test. But Pom- poon is the best horse sired by Pompey, and there Is no reason why he shouldn't be able to carry his speed over a distance if well handled.'' Owner Jerome H. Louchheim and Clark seek the services ol Jo;key Harry Richards. • « » f-argo and Lanky Pompoon Heller Gaited Than Pompcy "When Ladysman was three, all (he critics presented the same ar- Loucblicim Colt Eqnippcil to'Confound Turf History Tintagel. leading money-whin ing two-year-old of 1935, at three gnvi way to Granvtlle and bold Veil tiire. His training retarded by the weather, chance .Sun, tops in 1934 broke down as they rushed his preparation for Ihe Derby. Wa Glory, Inlander, nnd Head pla;, took the play away from Singiii! Wood, which grabbed the most co coanuts the previous year. Ladysman broke down and Top Flight, the dark brown filly which accounted for S219.000 for a world record for two-year-olds In 193 and swelled it to S275.900 for i workl record for fillies or mare- in 1932, couldn't keep up with tin colls the latter year. There Is Ho question about Pom poon's pick-up-and-go. and the rec ord of Ladysman, despite that gal lant campaigner's lameness. sUinct as proof that the youngster's breed in? will not confine his pyrotcch ntes to the sprints. In bagging six races and twic finishing second in eight starts a peagrcen, Pompoon gave every evidence of possessing the stamina and courage to go a distance. There should b» nothing surprising nbont his going on to confound history. Hank Grecnucrg's left wrist, refractured, in two places last April, appears to have mended perfectly, but tho big Detroit first baseman is stretching many a point lo strengthen it. The photographer caught the American League's most valuable player of 1335 playing catch with a coconmit on Miami Beach. wens' marks will have to; do ;orc than run nnd jump and urdle. They'll have to take, off. Plot's Broadcast Tells Wife to Start Dinner BOSTON (UP)—When Mrs Ray ones of Winthrop heais her pilot- usband broadcast 'To Boston Vithin range," she knows it's time o start supper. Jones is first pilot of tlie Amer- can Airlines on the New York- taston run. To notify airport of- Iclals that he is within five rnln- les of landing he broadcasts "To Boston, within range. •Mrs. Jones and her two children isten by short wave radio and yh'en .they hear the father's. 5 familiar;'voice tliey know he wfU. be home |n a few minutes ' FOLLOWS AN EAVWA TO THE 3 SHIPPED i«3eE (54N RWNQSCO IH A ff 50,000 OlAWGGIO'S FINESSE /AND STRENGTH OF ARM, BUT HE UED t-ZA&Jf. IN HITTlKOi 359 •'>': eooeo -ro ftuv MAS.TY A^ree. HEAGING- T PLAYING- FOCT&AUU AFTER YEAR. AT ST. MARYS. CUSTOMERS IN HIS Cd "' d '" W0 Daily Mileage Figured For Various Workers BOSTON (UP)—An average man walks G5.000 miles during an average lifetime—10 years, according to the National Association of Chiropodists. Dally-mileage of various workers: salesman, 12-milet 1 ; salesgirl behind a, counter,-8 miles; policeman. 18 miles; office worker. 5 lo G miles, and housewife; 12 to H miles. Casino Playing Latest ' Fad in Sandusky, 0 SANDUSKY, -O. (UP)—The card •same. Casino, Is becoming so popular here that it threatens'to dii- pla.ce pinochle. Already there I. talk of a city casino tournament and perhaps a county tourna ment Gambling of all kinds was : - tabooed Irt SandusJj over a t jear ago Casino players ERJ they are not gambling Shcv are just try mg to paw the lime,, away WOLCOTT, N. Y. IUP>—Abijah Vought boasts 92 years of health without a drop of niediclne. :He advocates for longevity plenty of vigorous exercise, such as shove I- Ing snow, tending furnace and chopping wood. | clock only when the sun and clock 1 time agree, which is four times yearly. Most sundials, of course, | show a chart for the different j periods of the year, so that additions or subtractions can be made to compute the correct time. Dish Washer Claims Record SWEETWATER, Tex. (UP) — Bert - Sanders, gangling Sweetwater youth, believes he has set a dish washing record that is likely to stand for' a long time, Sanders washed, rinsed and dried 95 dlsbes In four minutes—five more thanithe previously announced; record. Hit dinner p!ates.'35 saucers and 47'ple plates were cleaned. Alligator Also Surprised REDWOOD CITY, Cal. (UP) — A-pet .alligator belonging; to Judge Edward I. McAulIffe had the surprise of its life. Having been shipped from New Orleans to enjoy a somewhat similar climate 1 in California, it awoke, the:other morning ^lo find itself frozen'solidly., in a pan. rRead Courier Nbwa Want; A<B. . In the last 300 years, tlie dunes of the Sahara desert have moved southward more than 18G miles and mined what once was fertile farm and grazing land. The settlers themselves are much .to blame for this, since they, pay little .attention lo soil control:'.' WANTED< Government 1 Loan Cotton Phone 167 'j APPLBBAUM BROS. ! COTTON CO. BlylherUle,,A* Bob Lewis '.... vw!" would succeec esse Ovvciis. as Ohio '• State's No. printer. "•'' ' ? Columbus in 1335. He now Is reap ug the rewards of many practlc lours under the stadium' seat- vhcre Ohio State's "Indoor" trac s located. Listening lo Snyde laily also assisted in improvin his time, form, and spirit. The youngster Is working his vay through school as n rubber, n ihe athletic department, so ipeccl is out of his mind only tiur- n° study periods. Lewis was taught fundamentals by Doc Wargo, his high school cnach. In a scholastic meet ill' 1935, he established a record by hoofing 100 yards In 10 seconds. On the basis of his present speed, Lewis should capture firsts .n the 100 nnd 220 in most of Ohio Slate's dual meets, although he ivould be extended to the extreme lo win these events in the big Western Conference show. Owens Tough Man to Follow Owens ran the 100 In 9.1, the ICO meters in 10.3, the 220-yard dash nnd 200 meters in 20.3, and the 200 meters around one turn In 20.7. Not to mention the 220- yard hurdles in 22.0 and 26 feet inches in the running broad jum. I wonder just how tough Gene Tunney figured Jack Dempsey was before the Manly Marine discov- ?ied that he was legless nnd soft in Philadelphia? I wonder just how big a job George Selkirk believed he was attempting when Joe McCarthy handed him Babe Ruth's large uniform? As great as they were. Dempsey and Ruth were easy to follow compared with the incomparable Owens. I know that young Bob Lewis lias sufficient good Judgment not to allempt lo follow Owens. The Buckeye Bullet's records will go some day. Track marks keep falling. But those who better Jesse Play Billiards! Wholesome Recreation Moderately Priced Blytheville Recreation Center 31S W. Main - Former Home of Bell's Pharmacy GAltNER APPLCTON MAKVIN CHAPPEU, BILL-OF-FARE Only the stoutest heart enters a restaurant, ceeds to order filet of beef, lobster Thermidor, : or even ham-and-eggs without first consulting, the menu-card. For here are suggestions to set the taste- buds aquiver . .. and prices plainly marked. Shopping for merchandise can be pleasantly conducted in the same manner. The advertising columns are in effect a bill-of-fare, with prices that protect as a bill-of-rights.; In the leisure of your home,, at the breakfast-table, you may check 'and choose : before starting to town. And what a varied bill-of-fare .it'is! . Everything your heart may desire, your home may require, and your budget may permit. Presented in a readable and interesting fashion. Sponsored by a merchant whose name you know, whose services you have come to rely upon. Get the advertising-reading habit. It saves time, temper, and shoe-leather, to say nothing of your hard-won cash. The advertiser's, word is as good as his bond. On no other basis could he hope to win and hold your custom.

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