PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLB . (ARK.y COURIER NEWS Grays- __ ,on Names Bruins; Sees Giants Second and Cards Fifth BY HARRY GRAYSON Sports Editor, NBA Service at the flrst Blgn of weak, The Otnnts will bo dtfilcult to head off 05 long ns Cat] Hubbell cnn propel ft baseball with his amazing left arm. bul Johnny McCarthy is no Terry at first base, and while Lou Chlozza will hit more than Stoney Jackson, the hitter's steadiness may lie missed at third base. « • * Tcry Gave Up on Giants Last Summer Last July 27, when the club was In third place, only two games nhoad of the fifth-place Reds, young Horace Slonehum and Tcr ry were convinced that, the Glnnts had to be rebuilt, Then they won 28 of 28 games in 33 calemlni NEW YORK—Now Is the time j^ys. Meanwhile, neither the Cubs for a!! good experts to climb out on that limb and tell the constituents just how the baseball clubs will finish. ' It strikes me that schooled observers arc overlooking the Chicago Cubs in what scarcely can miss being another typical Ni\- tlonal League rnce, with five clubs In the thick of a scramble as wide open as this spring's', Kentucky Derby. Because,the Bruins nre the best balanced outfit In the elder circuit and haven't a great deal to beat, because the OlnnU are without' William Harold Terry's services as an active combatant and are older, and for numerous other reasons, it is my olfslde prediction thnt the final 1937 standings of the National League will look romethlng like .what Is printed below. 1930 1—New York 2—Chicago, tied 3—St. Louis, tied 4—Pittsburgh 5—Cincinnati ) 6—Boston 7-^Brooklyn 8—Philadelphia • • * 'Culis Could Afford to Sacrifice ' ' Warneke Chicago '*as enjoyed cxcepllou- ally'fiiie pitching for more than a decade. Last season, the Cubs failed to repeat their pennant-winning performance of 1935 due to their inability to score runs. They have been reinforced, in Hits important department ' by Jimmy Collins, an accomplished first baseman who In addition" to rounding out the,slickest defensive Infield in Jhe majors, is a run- butter-iiiner from 'way back. In rn games with the Cardinals over . a six-yeai stretch. Ripper Collins swatted in 516 runs ami hit ICC home 'ntns. ' To get Collins, the Cubs snorl- 1 ficed the renowned right-hand pitcher. Loh Wnrneke,- hut his loss should oe. at least partially offset by Lcroy Parmclee, who came with Collins,and who has as much or more than any sllngcr I Hie business. Who -knows? This may be Pannelee's big year. He has been threatening to' enjoy one 'Inc3 1933. • • " •' Tiie Cubs figure (o obtain ample pitching fioiri Larry French, Curt Davis, Bill Lee, Tex Carle ton, and Pannelee: Clmrley Root is still around. Clay Bryant's* spring showing is encouraging' after a , slow start. Al Epperly and Walter Higbc, right-hand recruits, seem to be on tlie right track. Job in Jropardy, Grimm* Becomes a Driver Chicago has superlative catcher; In Gabby Harlnett - and Ken O'Dea, the best second basing combination in the business, and Phil Cavaretta stepped out. to wir the center fielding job when il jas revealed that' the $50,000 Joe Marty flinched at curve balls. The Cubs are aroused. With hi? Position In Jeopardy, Charlei Grimm finally has become a drlv- «>-, and this spring had his nth- letes scrapping tor exhibitloi games fpr the flrst time since hi succeeded Rogers Horns by. Grimm has ordered his rcout o acquire two more pitchers from the minors before the open In * gun is fired on April 20. He ex' presses dissatisfaction with his foragers,-and threatens to enaaEe new ones. Philip K. Wrigley has plenty o money and wants pennants and not clubs that tie for second place The .Cubs are likely to be bo! ""^^^•^^H Strange But True nor Cardinals could piny bcltei than .500 ball. The Giants don't Igure to get such a break two years hand running, particularly with Terry's big stick out of (lit Salting order. Lefty Brandt has Joined a veteran staff of Pittsburgh pllcherf which hns a habit of collapsing In 11 body in midsummer. Then Isn't too much power in the tail end of Hit Pittsburgh' batting or dcr, but the Pirates have It h :h.em IQ llnlsh in front of th and Cardinals provided C lilanlon returns to his 1935 fan and Catcher Al Todd escapes in lury. The Reds arc dark horse Charley Dressen took an elghth- Mlace aggregation to sixth in 1035, brought it up another notch lust •eason, and intends to crash the 'irst division this trip. Cincinnati has a brilliant right-hander In aul Derringer, two or three other Ichers about ready to scale tlie eights, and as many more cx- plloimlly fine hurling prospects. xperleneed catching will help. The Reds hustle, bul there are o many established Double A aycrs on the rosier. *' ' * 1 C G'ui(lln"ls Short In All Dcparlmcnls The Cardinals are overrated, icy have wonderful pitchers in tezv Dean and Wanieke and a ird good one in Jim Winford. it thnt Isn't enough, and both Ickey Owen and Bnislc Ogrodow- :1 have yet to establish tlicm- I)y MAX RIDDLE •NKA Service Turf Wrllrr HOWIE. Md. —Racing cannot onllmie to be conducted on a na- ionnl front unless all forms of rookedtiess are abolished. Racing officials know this, Yet bey are the most reactionary pso- )le en earth, resisting changes and •cfonm. You would expect that lialenh and Belmont Park would end tlie others, bul they do not. Racing Improvements and publicity is directed toward finish cameras and starting barriers. The majority of tracks still card mostly six furlong races. The racing public slill considers a mih event a distance race. Saliva tests often arc ]iai>!mmd affairs.. Jockey and Inilner supervision is lax and unsatisfactory. California alone has seen the llghl. It lends the world -In racing reform. The result Is that yoi llnd the runners getting a far.bct- (cr break in California than it any other stale. If yon doubt tha patrons and players appreciate It take n look at California raclns receipts and handles of the last three winters. Yet California docs not seem FRIDAY, APRIL 1(5, lf)37. 'amous stables. His reply was: 'Not one in a hundred." This trainer was most blttsr against the doping of horses, But less than :wo months later federal sleuths caught up wllh him and sent him to Leavcnworth. "Doping horses" was the charge. Today plenty of trainers and owners are yelping against the :allvrt test. Some say it docs no good. Others that 11 casts undue suspicion on trainers, The fact re- mulnr, that It has cut out a great deal of e(|iilnc doping. Not all of It, as the Mlchell case and others will teslify, but It is a question whether doping thoroughbreds ever can be entirely eradicated. It remains most serious problem confronting racing. ID BE REllEQ , Pioneer Navigator A CHARMFUL HORIZONTAl 1. 5 An early English explorer. 10 Ucgion. 11 Edge of root. 12 Monstrous 14 Bay 15 Court. 1C Paid publicity 17 Half an em. 18 Op on (music) 19 Father. 20 To skip. 22 South America 24 To be sick. 45 Authors. 25 Heady. 48 Flying mam 28 To drink dog- , rnul. fashion. 40 Pulls. 30 To scream. 51 To free. Answer to Previous Puzzle r> ' I i D i' n • i ^snaue. [resident berug Decides 30TO obtain. Aoninst Rp-Arrnnurmpnl 37Grafn ' 60 Ale. ", i\c Arrangement 39Thlck - shrul , saii( , 50Ught a al I his lime first-rate-, big league having to play Is elves as itchers. Frank Frlscl tlpoff on Ihe infield, and 'joe :cdwick and Pepper Martin are ic only outfielders who can biff ic ball. ill keep the Red Birds out of ie second division, mul there is •ery evidence that the St. Louis ibsldlarlns nre In no position to uiroly it. The: last three clubs seem cmen(ed In the positions where ley finished last trip. The Bees itrodiice a skillful young first asenmn In Eiburt Fletcher, 'but eiicrally speaking*, turned to miii- '>' league veterans In rccpnstruct- ;ig. -Burlelgh crimes iinnc-uncos int he will hustle tlie Dodgers ito many victories. Tlmt Is about ie only way the Brooklyn club entirely .satisfied with its current racing commission. . • • • Michcll IB Killed Off Aflcr I'liL'nonK'iial Season Bert Mlchell lias been ruled off. He climaxed a long career by cleaning up nil the awards for trainers at Hlaleah Park. Mlchell took the horses of Mrs. Emll Deneniark and Elmer Dale Shaffer and made them phenomenally successful. H seemed as though they couldn't lose. They were responsible for a heavy play at every bookie Joint, in the conn- try. Uut catastrophe came swiftly after the climax. No Shakespearean drama ever moved more swiftly from the heights of triumph Injb the dark depths of tragedy.' The chemists said tlmt All Round had been doped \vlth strychnine. She had run wild in the paddock, ami had finished eighth after holding up the start by her craze. -. V •Tims svn.s racing dealt another heavy blow, 'nils one camS "just a year after Don Mcade was ruled from the tui-r for llie.rMeuile.WO.E charged with pulling horses'* iMI- chcll Is accused of doping n horse' to keep others from winning:-'/. In recent years the doping n,ue'!j- .on has been quieted down, al- lough It is far from settled. Mi- hcll pleads innocence. 'Emil Deii; mark shouts "frame-up." l!ut the ncl,',remains thai the horse acted JONESHORO, Ark.— Retention of the present adopted schedule of the Northeast Arkansas League was announced tills morning by Joe Tieitis;. president of tlie usso-1 elation, through 'the secretary,' Kenneth Riddle. Mr. licrtlg stated that it was ,00 late to change, and that the recently accepted schedule will be jsetl. It had been suggested that the schedule be re-arranged so thnt teams would play each other closer together, rather than several limes early in the season, several times late in the .season, and none In the middle of the season. Letters sent out from the secretary's office rctiuc.sted that the clubs decide between a 100-game, l'20-gaine, or Shaughncssy playoff. However, with the announcement of President Bertlg's decision to retain tlie .schedule, the Vote Is voided. 00 Like tin. 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(UP)— This ndustrial city of 30.000 In soutli- th», ?, has "*•»•<-"led homes than any other city in the world Varied in design from four-room Cape cod cottnges to a U-o-ston "ouse «-ith porcelain enamel exte- 0r ;.ii! JC , rc , are 27 steel residences Middletown in addition (o nu- oJ-T? n^ V ' cc 5tn ' lon s "'id other steel buildings. Tlie iron Age Yea 1936 fixed the ruiml '| 1 ni l !i Ses , bu l! t ln thls co >m(ry si iU"U at. about. 1,000. Hiawatha, I mm or tali zed -.iicfellows poem, was n Mohawk Indian Jewel Necklace Found, jServed as Bookmark in the paddock, and hat fier actions were EO obviousli ot normal that the stewards'risk- d-for-a .special Lest. ,,, 'allra'Test Kiimniates ircat Deal of Doplnj; Five years, ago I canvassed the anks of tlie trainers on tiie dop- ng question. One dirt fellow vvus m his deathbed. - • . "How many horses in ally given 'ace would 'you say were doped?" . asked. '.''•'.His answer came without hesi- ation. "All of them." lie. replied. Tlmt trainer campaigned on. the. .'leaky roof" circuit. '*'•"'- '• I asked a trainer for one of the' SYDNEY. (UP)—Regular* bookmarks arc' n scarcity In Australia. One public llbarury reports tlie finding of objects. In : returnetl •books,.,Mint have 'beeny.uscd 'for bookiiitirlcs ranging from a' $325 diamond necklace down to hairpins, combs, receipts, shopping dockets, scissors and crochet needles, •'•;•-. The diamond necklace • was contained in a small snchct between tlie pages oi tlie book returned. COTTONSEED ,.'.J>, & I>. L. 1SO.ll QTfC Per Ton V' V F.O.R. Number Nine 2nd Year From Experiment Station Mammoth lirorni Soy Beans Trices -Reasonable i C. LANGSTON G O S W • - ft/vo TV, BLObj'OvT? THAT'S •'THE- Y7V' HAO'.THif SAM -youLW££cT\ we-io -riots- I THE priiC.* Or TH£M «/ ALMOST EQUALS l\ ) &O'6JtV PAyMetVT OfVy rt GOOD US£D CA/J -f _-I^\ RIGHT L&TS OF FOLKS COULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OP TrSE OPPOnTDWlTY * * OFFEOBO IN LJSEO CW5. BAR.GWNS ^0"= DOW<\J-R> BROADWAY SALES Inc. 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