The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 23, 1937 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 23, 1937
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'PAGE EIGHT! BLYTHEVILL1V(ARK.) NEWS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1937 AFTER ROSS' BTTLRT Coa x ch .Breaks With Alh- letic/ Directoi; Neveis To Leave Lafayette BY IIAHRV GHAYSOK Sporls Editoi, NKA Service •ITTSBURGH. — Stories involving two of the more Illasliiou names In foollull rock Pennsyl- 1 v inln Dr John Bain Sulhoiland, Mi Pnnlhci himself and one o[ the game's'great coaches, Ihieatens lo ip^lgn nl Ihe Unlvcrhlty of PltUs- luirgh in a-qlianel wllh his ath- ktlc director, \V Don HsnKon. Unless there is'a sharp change ol mind, Dnle Nevers will qu! lafavette College lo coacli the Cleveland Kami icceutly admit led (0 the National League o •Professional .'Football: Clubs, In Jock Sutheilands case ll's outstioii of being too good In Ihe Instance of Nevers, ll't, n question of being too bid The break between Suthciland and Ilarilsoii appears luepavabli 1 .II 1 '! one or the othei Thaw close to the situation arc certain thai Sutherland would win the decision In his differences with Har- tLson, but the silent doctor savs that IIP will not pel nut the school io be put In the middle In the Controversy •In": the event-that Harrtson steps cut, he might be replaced by his, ut-shtaiit, Jimmy Hagnn, who itffrfen in the PitUsbihgh Inckfleld In 1925-25-21 'Iheie Ls a stiong movement In Piltsburgli foi the retention of Sutherland who has no contract but simply an understanding that he Ls to give or be given several years' notice in connection with a change Sutherland would be stepping down nt the peak of one of,the finest coaching records ever compiled The giant Scotsman has come to be looked upon as an Institution, where he plajed In the line on 'Glenn Scobey Warner h best teams and where, as head coach, he has lost 13 games In 13 jean, of Hie toughebl kind ol corn- One for Book—a Coach Is Too • *, ;Good ' Moreover, Pittsburgh's outlook " foi the next two autumns is positively illuminating Seven sopho >mores—Marshall, Goldberg Harold '^Btetblns and< Johnny Chlckernco, tacks,, Bill Daddio- and l^bian Hoffman, ends, Steve Pelio. gurird, and Don Hensley, centei— figured prominently in the ,ro.iit of,j\Vaihington in the Pasadena Ro?«|BpwI on c New Year'.s Day. i '; Awcjrlllng to 'dutheiland, he has - been ,lbb 6fflciehl to sult'Harrlton' 6/At/rs n\to NFWAKX CWB $40,000 FOX 7/7/5 CHICAGO IS £XP£C7£D To M4NA&&S BILL TeRKY AT FtKST BASE .. S££? DonKA AT HAVANA, ST. PSfe. OK ///)S eeeu BRILUAHT FIELDING, HE HAS PiA.Y£D... OF ALL TfiHEE- 'A<£Tf?OPOLlTAM CLUBS... May 4,. which means lhat it will leaves Si|lherland wllh only Mike Milllgan, who Ls in cha(ge or vn« freshmen. Nevers scarcely lanclicap Attracts Many;. Sea Biscuit, Indian Broom Special Agent Favorites,: BY MAX KIDDLE NBA Service 'i'urf Writer ARCADIA; Calif., Feb. 23. — 'lirousli mil- binoculars, the third of the $100,000 added .uita Anita Handicap of Feb.'27 lipoars In be n bailie between Ihe Austin C. '.Taylor entry of Broom and Special Agent Mrs. Charles 3. Howard's' Sea'- iscuit. like the entry. Apparently none of Ihe entries Ihe world's richest, race" is' a muter. The mile . and •. a liiarler will be a long distance.for hem all. Hill Indian Broom holds i commanding position because 0! his. The son of Brooms aiu will have' the fasl runnl'm. Atient to kill off : any Hjirinter wliich Irie.s to steal the ihow while his staMemate is, rat- off the pace. .Moreover the others cannot afford to overlook Special Agent which has developed into a horse if »nrt.s himself. '..".' ; SeabLscnlt probably will remain .slight favorite, and If Ihe .son of Hardtack Ls replaced as such it "Buddy" Lewis, Ex-Blyihcville Player, Is Still Gelling Around lv NKA Smlc* . '•*< MT5MPHIS, Pel). 23. — William 'llucldyj tewis gets around like | a 'ullinnn portw. - • I.ewix. n native,of Memphis, has •anslit for n different teams in 2 different leagues In 13 years of li-ofes-slonal baseballlng. This year ie; will perform for' Indianapolis.. William started In 1924, work- ng for -Vlcksbin-g and Hattiesburg of .the, Cotton Stales League. In 1925, he played for Biythevllle and Corinth in the Tri-Slale loop. The icxt year he deserted (tie sunbaked .diamonds of Ihe soiilhlaml for Blackwet), Okla., of the Southwestern League and Lincoln o( the Western. He slafted the season of' 1927 playing for tarcclo 1 of the Texas Valley League ami -fin-. Isli'r-cl liie year with Wichita Mis of the; Texas. : . • 1 By that time Lewis'was » little tiain-vveary so he -stayed out-'of baseball in 1928. The following year he was with Springfield, Mo., of the Western Association. In 1930. (are you still following him?) the rambling receiver divided hL« lime between Augusta In Ihc Sally, and ' the ; Independence, Kans,, Western Association outfit. ' Lewis practically settled down n 1931 and 1932, playing full seasons at Greensboro, N. C. Sold to he St. Louis Cardinals, he stayed wllh them throughout 1933. In 934 he was with .the Rochester 'nternatlonal League team, in 1933 he Boston. Braves .(as .they were .hen. known) and with .Montreal ol the Internalloha'l League, and [i 193G he was again with lioston, Hits lime the Bees. •' 10 doubt will be by Taylor pair the Major and ScabJseuit Have Pulls in Weight Seabiscult and Indian Broom Mould produce plenty .of and neither can afford to. forget .such ns Rosemont, Time Bones, and Chance'- Ihe A, C. T. Stable There..Is, $145,000 in pi-ire money and GOTO pikes' 'lolal entry fees graved on the mot nt Enston. _ nmouill to $2 | 73 ^ 0 lh - e COhL ot iiere his three-ycai coiHract, s , nglllg t i, e , pccla( .lc will be moii> ImllnE Lafnjette but not him,, llmn j lco> o(H) About .100000 p-r- tlll lias two years lo run | SOIK ttll , attend the pcifoimanccs asserts'complained about Pittsburgh winning ,100 conslstent- , ly_ .\Vhlte that_ will;strike yon as aij odd objection, cbniing fioin the head .of the-'Panther aliilrtic de* pdrlinent. there is ample leason for^lt, Arjnunily it becomes more 'difficult 'for Pittsburgh io took die belter attractions Minnesota Ls through with Pittsburgh Tlie service schools dropped the Panthers, and Noire Dime has Indicated its intention of doing like v,lse witli the completion of its agreement ne\t fall Eulheiland ami, Harrison neve have hit'if off well k Sutherlan objected, his chiefs schedule and the} clashed repeatedly o other, policies • The breach came following thl year's Rose Bowl engagement, Vvhe Sutherland did not consider tha his players were treated faiily Among other things, he dLsliki ttieit being dragged from Pasa ctena to;Los Angeles for the pre Mutation :0f a trophy given Res Bowl victors, for commercial - pur jxises. It was when Sutherland spoke to Harrison about what he believed .was shoddy acknowledgment ol a glorious achievement lhat Ihe-athletic director said to him: "I made jou as a foothill coach and I'll bieak sou" Harrison was soaking' wet there,' for the doctor was qulle a football coach belorc his superior officer forsook leach- hig English to ': direct athletics, about which lie knew absolutely nothing. Pittsburgh Staff Inexpensive Sutherland criticizes llflmson for traveling and entertaining like an'imperial potentate while Pitt scouts move about the country in a style somewhat less than first class While few suspected it, it is doubtful if any Institution In major football has had a less expensive coaching staff than Pittsburgh ' Coaching :,the Panthers was something more than a profession to .Sutherland, s who aspired to close his •' career with . his nlma mater It was for this reason that lie did a full-time job for $9000 a jcar,. while repeatedly spuming offers as high as $18,000 to go elsewhere For a decade he has been one of the most sought toy linictors in the sport. Sutherland attributes the loss of tils backfield coach, Dr F-ddle Baker, lo Harrison's tlghl-flsled- ness. _ , 'I 1 tic, doctor lost foui of his me aides at the conclusion of the las' campaign.«Baker accompanied the line - each, Bill. K*m, across the street to Carnegie Tecfc. Eddt Hlrshbcrg succeeds Dr. Joe Donchess*, another^ Sutherland disciple, ns end _ at' Dartmouth The departure of Di'i Ralph paughtrty, A prmeiful faction Deemed to ^nt the Importation of Stan- ordi All-America fullback yhp' (it tXhctly 'novvhere with, poor intcrlal and 'a hard' schedule. lilch Inclnded Pennsylvania, Col- ate, and New York University. T.inle Never, would V* happlei ack-with the PIO.S and Di Jock utlirilahd v'»ouldn|t^bi'''.out of n ob very lont ' ' supply, Mr. view, with avin? an added Ihreat in Special fioman Soldier, which has it In im.lo take it all; Whopper, nnil iJ.ucar are .'remaining -at Hialeali •ark for the $50,000 added Wide- er Challenge Clip of March 8. Indian Broom and Seabiscuit c ready to run for a man's llfc Roberts Loses (Hose Battle • vAl New York By Harry Grayson NEW YORK.—Mr. Al Ltittln large man <loing a tremendous job, practically. make's 'a lenplii out ol you in describing the 37th arid record-breaking ' American 'Bowling Congress tournament' opening here March 10. That is'to say the towering Mr. Lattin bowls you over, 'Something like 22,000 keglers are to compete oh'28 new alleys now being constructed In the 212tl Coast Artillery •Armory.'Thro wit be 4000 five-man and 5800 Iwo-mai teams and 11,600 combalants h singles. Because of the tremendous en try. Ihe sliovv lias been extended to ifanhalUui anticipates 50,000 Visij'. ors'who will spend approximately 3500000 Pins icpresent tin out ay of:;horc:than'$(iO,COO. News associations and, telegraph mnnanl"s „will liiridlc 15,000000 iflids'of descriptive mutter H'S Ulg bllSl]l?}>S ^ :t Takes 129,000 fiaiups o Settle Cliantptnnshlps .Something like 1M.OOO 'games will >e boiled ft is figmed lha'1 balls will travel ncarlv 30000 miles Which 'exceeds Ihe ctfcuinlcrence ol the globe. No less .than 2,600,000 rails will |eavc the iiandf, of con Icstanls. AbouI".II,750,000 pins wli: bounce about Pin bojs will llfl close to 20,000' tons : of.' pins. They will letum bil|s to the weight o 21.000 tons. The total number or points scored by participants will cxcccc 23,000.000. .More than 4000 sets of : pin: weighing more than 135,000 pound; have been ordered Ihc entry and pil«s foi this year's event, pounds all prevlou marks to a pulp. •'. The new all-Urn five-man team record tops by 1H Ihe. figure established in Indian apolls last year. The 5800 iir tlou bles and 11.600 singles outdo Hi 1929 Chicago records by 4917 an 9888, respectively. Raines "Bub" KoberUs, Blytheville 5]ie .ill tho 'Tournament ot dha'rYi- lom Golden Gloves iinntcm Is, in New York Clti*. lost n ccision to Herman Gowdy, Phila- .elohia negro.- yestarday John Allen Blair of -Memphis, fmv ner lllvthevHlc ' icsldenl ua knocked out by Norman I.eonarc ot New York in the third rount iftcr hanging a kayo on Joe Clillt ot Miami, Pin., In the first roiiix of his Ilrst match. Claylor Fowler of . Jour.stown Miss., who has appeared hero, woi on points over Fred Uiccbfelt, o Paterson, N. J. All were champions in their dl visions in the district Clolde'i Cloves elimination tournament a Memphis recently. Clarence "Big" napes ol the Unl versily of. Mississippi, !'.e?.vy«el^h champion in the Memphis distrlci had not had an opportunity to dis play his wares last night. Raymond Medlock, Ole Miss fea therweight and Memphis.champioi advanced to the semi-Iinals'wtth win over George Coyle of Ne York, following u triumph over Ol ver White, New York negro. Lawrence Cnughman of Pine Bluff. Ark., another Memphis district champion, dropped a decision In a first round match. olh have slaughtered preliminaries. opponent 1 ! Sinkey's 'Wrestling' Causes Near Riot; Meroney Is Handled Roughly. '-' . «Y J. P. FRIEND nex (Tex) Mobley, . Arnarillo, Texas, 'was awarded'. the decision r. that Time Supply can gire him six. Indian liroom already ha.s .Mr. Bones wiln'< eacl carrying 118. What will happen when Indian Broom drops -two pounds and Mr. nones picks up >air? ' * . • * Ked Ruin Is Bidding !-'<"• Sir Thomas' Tllle For this i reason, if any opposition i.s going to materialize, It must come from. Scablscuit. Sea- biscuit : has :l)een trimming everything on the west coast for some. time past. lie has been even bet- lev treated by . Han.dicappcr Webb Evrett, since he has been whlp- ninu such as Time Supply at even weights. ' This would be a spot tor Red Rain to come through. At present Ihe ijon of Pennant Is bidding strongly for the title which Sir Thoma-s now holds as the world's greatest disappointment. "For .that matter, none of the pull on even terms. Three ''If'mpsj. lie grabbed Slnkey from behind V only to have Charles rearli I through his legs and. pulU hiiii" down. On the fourth attempt, as he'reached through for .Mobley's legs, Rex grabbed his hands 'and , flipped him squarely .on his shmil- '! dcr blades for the Tall.'The time i was but 5 minutes. •Then came the third, which! lasted 27 minutes. Irish' Patrick O'Dowdy. a clever arllst,'wns forced to linn flstf- wlelder In order to conquer Raul Lopez, Mexico, in tli'e nrst match. O'uowcly ontsliigged Loiwz to capture the third and deciding Issue In another rough-and-tumble nf 3 : fair. y In Ihe previous appeiiiure 1 : I! O'Domly had been matched with / .'.uientinc wrestlers and lelied on 3 las ability and skill to bring him J results. But with, the tough Mex -J lean, well versed hi the modem style' of milling, p a t was forced / (f match him in order to win It * too, was an exceptional!) inleiest si lug go. | Lpjwz used a Japanese leg loci 1 to take the fall in 12 hiln- f Men. Pat's right leg was injured •} and he wns unable lo It, to < his iLsual advantage. 'Dowdy got back Into the gin with 'his. "pet"—a poweiful drc,. toe hold—that left Lopez i, leg in bad shape. The time was 7 minutes. . Shortly after they came out foi over Charles (I didn't do •mithln') j the , final fall Lopeu began to Sinkey, Corinth, Miss., in 'the throw fists and short foie ami main event of the American blows that had Pat groggj riiev stood toe-to-toe and fought It out until a sharp right caught Raul Rosemont, third a year ago, car- les top weight in the Santa .nlta, 124 pounds. Time Supply, eccnd last winter, lugs 122; Mr. lo lies, '120; Indian Droom, Red ia in and Accolade, J16, and Sea' iscutt only 114. roi once the handicappef^ has icated Indian Broom * lightly. It doesnt seem passible that -Rose- nont can give hln^ eight pounds. rest appear to have a chance to heat Indian Broom or Seabtscuit. But Santa Anita is offering » horse race. And perhaps you remember that, though practically all of the experts agreed that : )iefe really was no .use in running last year's Kentucky Derby, Brevity somehow failed to __haye his,, nose In front al .tlie r jinislu Another Aaicir nnj appear out of the Santa Amt i clouds And with '100 grand•' walling for the winner, 'plenty will take a chance. Lcelon wrestling card last nigh^. The climax 'nearly resulted in a riot aiul free-for-all between the fans ami the wrestlers. Especially were the cash customers infuriated at the actions of Slnkey, who attacked referee Mike Meroney, knocking him from the ring, then turned on Mobley and gave'him similar, treatment. The fans had been on- their feet for . uii»' major part of the match—fast and furious, featuring an overdose of "slapsticklstry." As Sinkey opened up with the fireworks they moved to the squared circle and tlie finish found them completely surrounding it. Some were threat- enli)g;;'others cheering. Meronej'. bore the brunt of the atliick and >as out on his feet, outside the. ring, when he; raised .Mobley's ll hand, indicative -of^victory. He had been; knocked .from the ring with a- vicious blow to the back of the head, and upor i i e r enlering the ring ;had been! picked up and thrown out again. Sinkey objected to Mike's "interference" all evening and had mode threatening gestures. Silt the official continued to" break them when fouls were committed. Sinke> took the opening fall with a Dull,us leg lock in 17 rmn- uies of-, mild grappling 5:1. <^ Business began to pick up as they went alons MoBTey faked 6inkey> into the second fall to Hush on the chin and he A front crotch unnecessary ; Hut Sown for good, aody slam was wound it up. Aftoh Chenowith, local >oun<, ster, showed deciding implement in hammering out a three-round technical knockout, over Wilson Forrest. Afton dropped Forrest with a volley of rights and lefis in the second. Wilson was unable lo answer the fourth bell. Birds Fight Snail I'lajne CANBERRA. '(UP) — Scores of thrushes' from England are be'lii": released here In an 'effort to rld'lhe city of a plague of snails. : ' WANTED? Government Loan Cotton Phone 167 APPLEHAUM4jBRQS. COTTONUCQ. Bcrtlg Bldr. 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