The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1937 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 2, 1937
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PAGE SIX JBLYTITEVII.LB (ARk.) COURIER NEWS 1IMFK IS _ ps Youths Vying For Mound Positions; Otherwise Sam Old Sox On The Outside Looking In Sly "DUKK" .PASADENA, Cal — Once iv year Mr. jlmtnlc Dykes learts Ills Iroup? cf Wliltc, Sox ctlitinond performors to an adobe clubhouse in the bottom of a sun-baked arroyo here. The object of the long, trek from Chicago is spring- training, but before the bays nre allowed to jift n bat or throw n single curve Mr. Dykc.s makes a spscch. it's a rather pathetic speech— has been for several seasons, "Things are gonna bs dilfercnl this year, 1 ' starts Jimmle, .shifting ft cigar from north to south. He always starts the speech Uml way. "I'm tired of always wlmliiij! up i" the cellai. We,, gotta win a JXMI- nant for a change. You guys r.uve to work like he!! or there'll lu a lot of new faces arotiirJ here." x Jimmle goes on like this for about an hour, scaring rookies h^if to death and adding gray hairs to the. heads of otherwise unemotional reg-' ulars. Finally, after he's jaid Ihe last, word of his piece, the boys dash out -on [he field niiil mime Ihe natives with a startling display of r.nimation. Grounders don't, come fast, enough for the tnflcldevs, the pitchers scare the catchers with bullet heaves and the outfielders climb the fence chasing Ion? ones. It's .always like this, after Mr. Dykes' speech. The White Kox win tlie pennant every year, in spring practice. » • * Clilsox Kerfiel Sadly enough, the American League pennant can't be won In spring practice nnd the Pale Ilos?, have a bad habit, of forgetting all about Mr. Dykes' speech nnd their (•cod intentions, reborn on Pasadena soil ill the merry month of March. Once, again this year 'Manager Dykes made, his speech, the boys responded ntirt Jimmie has new hope, "I'm.:not too optimistic," he says, ''but \YC look good on paper. Trie team is just about, the same as last year's. If a couple of rookie pitchers come.-through ami if our hitting Improves we'll be okeh. Two 'its' are .better than a dozen of •cm" ' * Only one'outstanding-twlrlcr has coine : to the aid of regulars Ted Ljons, Veinon Kennedy and Johnny He Is Duncan Klg- ney. a 190-pound right-hander up from §1. Paul, wliere he won 10 and.; lost 0. . •. Four rookie' hii rlcrs'. arc trying to impress with\lheii- wares' In hopes! of slicking when Dykes cuts Ills present squad of 34 men to 23 by May; 15. They.(ire Frank Papisli and Gale Wolfe, from Oimilrn; Thornton L-se, late of Cleveland, and Vernon wilshere. n fre™ agent in 1036 None is u potential Diw.j- Dean, judging from past, records. •* • » Three liookie Catchers Three rookies are battling to costar with .Veterans Hike Sewell and Msrvyn Shea in the backstop department. Fxi Skoroiiski was picked up by Scoht Roy Largcnl al Piirdue University, George Reusa is from Dallas and Norman Schlueter from Richmond. Shea and Sewell aren't very worried about losing their jobs to the youngsters. Outstanding acquisition for the infield is 19-year-old Steve Mesncr, talkative third baseman with tile bos AngeTes Angels last year. Mi- Dykes, at 41, isn't as spry as he used to be and he figures youusj Mesner is a good bet to relieve him now ana tnen at the hot corner. Mesnc-r, said to be a natural player, hit. a nice .344 last year rn'id fielded .936. Steve has a passion for steak and mashed potatoes for breakfast, cut, otherwise he has the makings of becoming a great star. Appling, Hayes, Bonura and 1'iet are back again, plus three other rookies who came west mostly for the train ride. Henry Steinbacher and • Tom McBrlde arc the only newcomers among the outfielders, stcmbacher from St. Paul, is a slugger with a .353 .average and McBrlde, from Ixmgview, hit .312 in 1930. Pa- mihar faces again in the white Sox garden include xiula Haas Ray Hndclift and Mike Kreevich.' "It- isn't a 'bad lineup." savs Dykes -"Ma)b? we'll do tetter nib year." Forest Felled by Blast SYDNEY, N. S. w! (UP)-At : signal, 100000 tons of tall timber crashed. down a mountain sidi near Gloucester. N. s. W. Exper lumbermen had swung axes to weeks, partly severing the trunk of thousands' of trees. Then th topmost section was dynamited Thidsoii oil llif Time lilyllicvllle golfers will probably recall Leonard Dodson, Hie Springfield, Mo. .pro who carded a 71. one under par, to be among the leaders in the first round of the Auxiislu National Golf Tournament. I)<ibby Jones; Masters evem, yesterday. Dodson finished second to F'oii- dren, Memphis golfer, in the lily- iheville open held here In 193-1, .^rooting three- sub-jxu- rounds and one or two over par rm the Hlythe- villo The same year Enifist "Dutch" Harrison- then'a "tramp" pro from Little flock, finished In third place, nlythevilte really had ••oins mighty fine golfers In the 1934 Open. Dodson finished^ the rust round at AiiKUSla in a lie with Tony Ma- ncro. Die .National Open .tlllehold- er. and considerably ahead of Hobby Jones, who faded from tint plc- lurc with a 19, nnd Denny shute, P. G. A. elm nip. with a 74. mil Do:b:rm and Manero were both fiir behiml Ihc first round lender. Hyron Nelson, 25. who turned In a Cfi to break Ihe course's competlllvc record. An Associated Press writer covering the tournament refers to Dadson as the tourney's "Db/y Dean" and Blvllicvillo golf addicts, who recall the loan-hitting Misiourinn. probably real!/? why Dodson so de.serlbi'd. IllyllievlllrV I'ilol We refuse to get oi:i on n limb by predicting Ihe manager-to-be of the Hlylhcvltle baseball club simply .because we have not the' slightest Idea us to who be could be. Not, only that. but. Manager Hill Terry of the New York Giants, who operate Ihe Blylhevllle farm, would probably make a change just to I-TOES up the newspaper guys, if we can believe all the Ihinss the metropolitan writers say abrml Memphis Bill, Hut. the Memphis Commercial Appeal has mentioned Ilerschel Bobo nnd Dutch Quellmal/. as be- Inj; mi Terry's list of possibilities. . Now The Sporting News comes Tit with Hie liiformalion that Terry Irlcd to get, Herman Bull, the ex-major league star, lo manage Blylhevllle bill didn't have much nick and'that lie's now "anglin-." for Bubbcr Jonnard (another fo'i- •ner major league star). '" ; - ' Protests Against Tentative Proposal Likely At Meeting Tonight Sees Keen liivalry Elton Dickson of the joucsboro Tribune comments on rivalry in the Ncrlheasl Arkansas lca"ii« ns follows: "T!>e addition of lllylhcville (o '.ho Northeast Arkansas toiigu- will :<t-ep rivalry ' which shnuld be re- .ieelcd"ln the gate recelpl.s. "Now the loop has a perfect setup. Joncsboro aiut Paragoulil Imva eon rivals since late In the ulne- enlli century...Blythcville. and Oseola always nre hot contestants "f section honors in every field, ithongh Carulliersville, Mo., nnd :wport are many miles apart, they nil up a rivalry In 1936, both be-. g St. Louis Cardinal fnrnn •>••-' | inncrs cf the first nnd second half 'imants respectively." 1IV .1. r. ri(lj:.M) Fireworks are expected to be set otr lonlislit n:; Hie Northcasl Arkansas icaijiie iiio«nls Bather In Joiusbimi lo adopt a .sclicdulc for the ID:i7 .season which uet.'i under ivav May li, two clubs have raised At K'iist two clubs have raised cbjertlom. 10 Ihc tentative schedule reo'iitlv rclcii.scd from DIB office of Kenneth Riddle, k-a;nic M'ci'ctai-y. D. Fred Taylor 'jr., secretary-business manager, likely will make a fight lo get an ojien- IIIB date for' CXweola'.' Taylor and Uen Dulloi-, president, have bc'n conferring with Fred s. (Rock) Enlltoi. reliiUve lo a possible cliango of the first fi.imc. Undsr thii .submitted list the Indian. 1 ! nre to |jiy the loop ltd on at Walker |iark here in Il'ylhcville. H. C. liilijRnillkc, secretary of Ihe Newport Cardinals, has contacted all clubs via letlei 1 nnd offers (wo fl!iin»>-s. He would snlit the first twd-gnme .series as or|'<- liinil.v slated. f\vh\u thrto clubs an opening date on May C. and the remainder their game nt home the next day. Mtiv 7. Tlie fact- Dint the towns are closely .'.limited makes ihe plan feasible. Inslcad of having double headers on July 4. which fulls on Sunday, (ho Newport official proposes a sini'lc contest on thnl r[nv. and twin bills July 5, which Is a legal holiday. H,> calls atteiillon lo (he fact that Sunday will <lrnw anyway, anil Ihe double bill will be an incentive for Monday, ordinarily a poor day from u gale standpoint. Procrcds on legnl holidays are pooled nnd divided among the .six dubs. No games are scheduled for July 5. Other opening dates Include Newport at Joncsboro, and Caru- thmvllle, Mo., defending . champions, in I'nrngonlrt. July 4 dates are: Parngould at Blylhevllle: Oseeola fit Carulhers- vDIc, and Joncshoro at Newport Saliba will sit In for the niy-' tlicvillc oinnls ill tlie metting, r^i '*£: liV HAUIIV (iliAYSON Slioi-ls Kililtir, N1JA Service LAKELAND, Fla.. April t. _ Those ctecst to Ihc Detroit Hase- ball Company here view the situ- alion with iilnvin, as old-line Republican politicians said in the Inter, days of Hoover. __ They do nol believe Gordon Schedule Objections Don't be surprised If several n?es In the league schedule are ol made at Jonesboro today. As we understand it. Oseeola of- cials were considerably perturbed hen they discovered that, the tcn- itive schedule proposed called for ie Indians to ulay here in the veiling game of Ihe -season. Itraildock'g "N'rriory" Graddock's "victory" over Joe /)ihs as reported exclusively In this rritory by the Courier News ycs- (rniiy apparently created at least mild surprise. We trust that the story was in- T,-sthig enough for all those who nnced al ihe startling head and ictnre to rend it through—part ic- larly the lasl paragraph. Somc- o<v we liave n sneaking suspicion ml. Hie writer had an Idea that ie only way he could ever relate ich a story would be as an April col joke. And for the benefit of all those •ho fell like they had been sadly "t down at the cud let us say that •c fell the same way when we first end it. Here's hoping that Brnddock lakes the story a reality if and •hen he meets the Brown Bomber vho turned out. to be just another Igntcr uiicn Max Schmeling found he range. Personally we'd lake was lo Ihe jungle party what Iron Mike wns lo Jack Dempsey Witness what happened when shrnm: collapsed i n 1935 Tnie Hank Gi-eenbeig went out, too bin Jack Burns did a fair job of replacing the big boy from the Bronx. Cochi-niie's absence spelled the biggest part' of Die difference between the pennant-winning Yankees and the second-place Tigers which was exactly igir. games Cochrane being nble to catch no more than 40 gnmes this trip would leave the task to George Roberts Tebetts, a freckled-faced and promising cub from Provl- uVnce^ College via New Bedford the German veteran Maxie lo cither of-lhe others as our choice. n. & i 1 . i-. NO. n PLANTING SKRI) (A Vure Strain) Ordinal sccil oblainrci direct from Ihe breeder and planted by us for two years. N 0 other collon planted or Binned on lliis farm. Heasonalily priced in even weight 100 Hi. tiajs. Sftrial prices on carlnts. Inquire I 7 . A. Rogers. Manager CLEAR LAKE FARM Koulc 2, Ilox SI. fllvlhcvillc I'houc ISOO-Kll NowCottfracting Bean Acreage for Spring Crop BLYTHEVILLECANNING AnimaL Pet IIOUIZONTAI, ] Pictured nniniul. 1 It is a , quadruped. 14 Verbal. • 1C Speech. 17 Too. 18 Prophet, J 9.Smoldering 20 Cravat. 21 Hesitates. 23 Machine parts, 25 To dine. 2li 0(!le.s. 30 To relieve. 33 CJod of war. 34 Definite article. 30 To drink do(!-fashioned, 37 To oh:j|lcnjic. 39 Measure of 40 Father. 41 Taxi, 4 3 Convexity of a column. 47 A breed of Answer to Previous I'uxzle this animal. VKKTICAI, &l J'jver. i Company 52 Clan symbol. 2 Hcsion. 'i\ Female sheep. 3 " i(!l1 ' 5C lo place In 7 Beak; line. • 8 Frozen 57 To bovclVuf. ° desserts. 59 It Is kepi in 9 Everything the -- ..stujc thai grows. by man. . lOTo clatter. CO 1'hc Manx n HodKepodge type is - . 12 Consumer -tail-less. ' 13 Therefore. 15 Metric measure. 2111 belongs to the species 22 Orient. 24 Oozing. 27 Epoch. 28 Organ o£ hearing. 29 By. 31 Wing. M T/cc fiuiil. 35 Plural p.bocle of a plant. 38 Card game. 40Sauccrlil;e vessel. « f,ike, 44 CJod of wisdom 45 To abound. 4(i Solos. 47 Males. 4B fjiisl word of a prayer. M Pitcher. 50 Tax stamp. 53 Twitching. 55 Paid publicity. 58 Form of "inc." FRIDAY, APHK, 'i, 1037 'Cochraiie. An oitlflfldfr who wouldn't miss gelling a batch - of hlls In those days, Simmons went along with Cochrane as Ihey l»- eame Inlegral parts of a nalural machine that couldn't miss running the works. When the late Prank Naviu decided upon Coehrane as his man- niscr and borrowed the $100,000 paid Connie Mack for his release, Cdehrane brought Perkins from ihe Yankees as n coach. That was Cochranc's first mis- lake, asserts those who are as much concerned about Hie Tigers as (heir manager. The second was the purchase of Simmons from Ihe White Sox foe S1fi,000. Perkins Is pictured as a stlrrer- npper and a Inle-bearer, where the easily upset Cochraiie requires n .srtlntive. ELECTRIC * ACTvTTl.KNE WELDING AT BEST PRICES PROMPT SEFWCE Barksdale Mfg. Co, PHONE !« Strange But True incl Springfield, III., and Benu- uont, who lias run the veteran (ay Hayworlh inlo ihe lliird trlng slot. "Birdie" Tcbbetts, as ie was known in the Texas -eaguc, ultimately may do, but c Is not yet a Cochrane, not by he distance between Ann Arbor ind Nevln Field, which is quite jog. Ccchnuie's associates advise him 0 visit a nerve specialist pronto nd without delay. The man who vns 'the greatest of catchers still uffei-s from Ihc nervous disorder vhlch lasl summer sent him Ip Wyoming. He is nfoody ' and jlooiny. .oyalty .Hurls ! Those: ncavcsl ' to the ' Detroit setup, suspect'thai Coclimne "would JC In a satmlorium right now' if 1 Detroit newspaper which criticized him hist season was not nyiiiK off. Those whose business it is ,tp watch the Tigers believe lhat Cochnme would be vastly belter off without his pals of the old Philadelphia days, Cy Perkins nnd Al Simmons. 1 Loyalty is the 'finest word ill the dictionary, but it's a fault in professional baseball. Perkins, a decent fellow, was decent lo Cochrane while the Coasters was taking his job with i the Athletics that were lo rule j [the baseball world. j j Simmons, also a personable j thap, was conlemporaneous with Paint-Up Time Is Here —and you'd be surprised how cheaply you can restore flic a]i- pcarance of your home willr a coal of good paint . . . I'hone us tcctay for a free estimate on pointing or any oilier nceilcil repair work. EAST ARKANSAS BUILDERS SUPPLY CO. ,31 M GOING fro GET A- GOOD USE-D CAR LIKE BILL SMART'S FROM — Brmiway Sales Inc. Phme 111 I'LL BE FREE FROM, CARTROUBUE. THEM' ' BIG FAVORITE MILLIONS WELCOME EXTRA VALUE OF "SLOW MASH" BOTTOMS UP,.. Winning New Friends Daily Try BOTTOMS UP Today . . . Now at a Real Low. Price V\ TEtliinkyou'riagfcethatBottoms W' Up is an "extra value" whisky. Try it today and see whether your taste^oesn't gijVe the verdict of "rich and smooth"! Bottoms Up, you know, is made the Slow Mash way — and yet the price is way down. No wonder millions now call for it! BUT YOU GET A BIG fXTRA VALUE You'llSaylt's SPECIAL ' At The PRICE KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKY _ BROWN-FORMAN Diaillay CO., Louisville, Ky, KII.HKRN'A(iKI. .V CO., Exclusive Distributors fn'r Arkansas - l.Htfo Knck/Fine Bluff, DcrmoH features TRUMPETER GABERDINE as one of the outstanding fabric developments of 1937 There's no riiicsfion aboul it . . . galionlihc is a "must" in every well-dressed man's wardrobe Ihis season. The host part about gaberdines, as we are showing them this Spring, is thai they helie all the old ideas about Rabcnline. There arc.plenty of the nalural tan shades (hat every gaberdine fan knows—yes! liuf, in addition, we offer you cool greys in phantom-checks lha( arc really new. This is the big news in gaberdine . . . but it's no news (hat MEAD'S have the newest and best collections of Spring styles in town. For you would naturally expect Fred :ind Oscar (o be ready with one of the best gaberdines that can be purchased - - TRUMPETER GAHKRD1NE. Tailored by Hart S chaff ner & Marx $ 37 50 MEAD CLOTHING CO. 315 WEST MAIN STREET Headquarters for Hart Schaffncr & Marx Clothes

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