The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1931 · Page 7
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April 15, 1931

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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diOE ..KIOIIT m.VTnr;\Mi,i.r.i; ; 66 SlflR TFffl One Squad of Trojan Track Army .*• Pity the Poor Trojans! |: • Must Select from Unprc-j! /,. v cedented Away of Talent j ^$K BY CLAIRK nUHCKY NEA Service Sports Writer In spjakinij of Ihe UnivertKv of Southern California track and flcl-.i learn, such words as forinHabU. 1 • powerful, Impressive nnd talented should he preceded by "most." Any! but the superlative decree of com- i parlson ivould ue entirely ojl of I order. } The varsity (rack roster Include GS nthlsles, of which 26 an SC monogram winners from the previous seasons. This unprccc<t?nle. J enthusinsm for the spoil is due according to Willis O. Hunter. Trojan athletic, direclor, to Smith Cal.- ifornla's great 1930 rccr.rd In whir bnfh Ihe 1C4A and N. C. A. A | championships were born-! uway I' I Los Anseles. nnd to the corning of the Olympic gat'ncs to the weslcrn metropolis In 1932. On Ihe basis of his performances in oilier years, not to mention llr fine form he has disulaycd already this season. Frank WyckofT Is HIT outstandingesl of Southern Callf'v- nia's outstanding collection. OHI- dally he has done 9.V secmnls to 1 the furlong this year, besides several Informal prncllce races of near world recorrl limes. • Wykoff, however, Is but one of Conch Dean Cromwell's very talented group. The list includes Vie Williams, national A. A. U. 4 If cfiamplon; Bill Carls, IC4A low hurdles champion; Jim Slewart, N. C. A. A. .Irish Jump winner; and a raft of others like Art. Woessner Bill McGeagh, Cllft Halstcad, T!i!' Slokes, Captain Ernie Payne. DlrV Barber, Howard Paul and Dob Hall any of whom might, wilh n supreme effort, rate a berlh iihiii- side of Wykofl with truck and' field • world record holders. Graduation took some pretty so:xl athletes from the champlsnshl^ team of 1930, but try ns I may, J can't think of the names of m~rc than three of them. J:sse Mortensen was a fine Javelin thrower an-' a winner in several contests. An it seems to me they hnd n inller by the name of Hanson and a po! 1 vauller by Ihe name nf Llvlneslon And by the .way, there was a hlel> Jiimpor by the name of Van Osdel ' who didn't return to school. Tlisrr may have b3civ others, too. but doubt very much that they we importer! enough change li \VEDNKSDAY. 1931 Picking Up WhcrcfOW ftock" cf 0) V- : feM; .i % Champs of Major Leagues Off On Right Foot; Ruth Homers and Ferrell Wins With gala opening day ceremonies the American ond National league baseball races got underway yesterday. The American leagus teams which got the Jump at the start were Ihe Athletics, worM champions. Yankees, Browns anJ Indians. In the National circuit the champion Cards. Cubs, Giants and Braves sprung to the front. President Hoover tossed the first ball In n garni! (hat turned out to be quite a struggle at Washington. ! The Senators fought the champion I Athletics for 11 Innings before going down before the big guns of the Invaders, 5 (o 3. Walbcrg and Crave for the Macks and yoyd Brown for the Nats pitched fine brill. Cochrane. Simmons and Foxx did the dirty work for the Macks. The Bambino of Swat, Dab" Ruth started the season off riiht by smashing a home run as the Yankees took the Boston Red Sox Intc camp at New York, 6 to 3. Charley Ruffing pitched well for the Yanks Wlnsett of the Sox duplicateJ Ruth's feat. Wes Ferrell, who won 25 games for Cleveland last year, began the new season with a triumph over the Chicago White .Sox yesterday, o to 4. The game was hard fought with two runs In the eighth inning giving the Indians victory. Br.ixton was the losing pitcher. The babies of the league, the St. l.ouls Browns, polished off the De- fnstead of naming a iuv.d coach to take the place of the late Knuts P.ockne, killed In a plane cras Notre Dame has appointed Heartley "Hunk" Anderson as senior coach and Jack Chevigny as junior coach "to carry on for Head Coacli Rockne." Anderson, who was a great guard in his day, !s a master of line Instruction, and Chevigny is one of the best backs Notre Dame ever had. This picture, taken during sprlivj practice, shows the coaches and a few of the players. I.rft to right in the photograph are: Boh Terlaa!:. guard, from Cleveland; Ike Voedisch. rnd coach; Jack Chevigny, junior ccach; Tom Yarr. center and captain, from Chinacimi. Wash.; Dick Mahoney, end from Cleveland; Herbert Chrislman. quarterback from Green Bay, Wis.; Charley Jasivich, quarterback from Kcno- sha. Wis.; 'Halfback Halprih, and Senior Ccach Anderson. dlnals took the Cincinnati Reds, ^ Cubs got ten off the Corsair hur- STANDINGS to 3. Flint Rhem held the light- hitting Reds while the Cards forged steadily atiead in [lie late in- nhijjs. Benton hurled we!! for six Southern Mills Kock Dixie Champs Off to Bad Start: Barons. Lookouts and Pelicans Win. Tt'» Mi-mn'-.is r.hirt:n'.;\w". 1M1 ~-utl*ern JraGU" champions, start•i| o:/ nn the wroiiE font vwlerclnv '•"111" to t'v» Little nook Travelers -t Memphis. HrsidtK the Travol- •rs. t!i" lia'cns. Lookci'U and Pelt- ~uis v-.~n tr* f;et ft ptrfect start hi '•he IS31 Dixie chase. Tbf PclbV*. und find lhr> Birmingham New Orleans Allanla Nashville .0 I Memphis " 0 [Mobile 0 [.vague W. 1 1 1 1 0 new man- McmnhSnns American League W. Philadelphia 1 N'e\v York 1 St. Louis 1 Cleveland I Chicago 0 Uoslon 0 Washington 0 Delroit 0 t enough to make miv j'' pp! '-"' 1 "" '" onn of Ihns- srr.-? w In this year's prospects '""tl|r'i wl'h Hie TravH"-; o'.illi'.t- Crack Dash Men • ' 1<: ll " Ch!^k=. The IVb'oies col n Sxy phann J roit Tigers "f though they were.'innings before weakening. Stripp of ' ' " ' " tile Reds homered. National -<virl |x"-fo-m;in'*(' out of their n !l'd ir'rlier. Tom NiiKcnl. who '••(is ei-.^iiili'd u-itli ili n win, 12 to \ firiffln of the Pete crashed n bonier. The Pellcnns ran over l];i Mar'-PS (remember them as the Tears?) at Mcbil" with oxrurent ~ase. 11 ti n. Frerl -.Mnron v : -t -l"i>lhnnder. set Ihe Marines • bark •vlth fn'.ir hits while Cnnnaster. Pel Vstsncker. gal four hits by hlm- -clf. What A Crowd! Everybody in the town of Chat-' •<n^o-'a biriuhl h:; caia-.ln's uncle's; r'rnds to !hn ball qa'iir yesterday ! nrl n record crowd of 17,04:1 fans • "rneti o'.il to sec Ihe I.ociksnts beat j ! he Crachers frcm Atlanta. -I to 3' 'n 12 innings. A lionio run by; •Ves KiiiTrion in Ihe T\veKth wilh I ^ne out was the miiigin in n pitch- i % rs' batt'o. j The Kashville Vols nurrlnlned '.he nirmhi'jlnm Barons on opening; lav In N.'.shvlllc and presented Ihe • visitors with-a victory in H hard 'oiifhl r.ime. a to 2. Clay Touch-! -.tone vor'vd for the Barons and , held the Vols while It will take a group of Simnsons Tolans, Braceys and L^lands L~ make mue.h of an Imnresslon against the Trojan collcclinn of dash men. In addition to Wykoff Coach Cromwell has Milt Maurer Red Guyer, Roy Deiby. Lcs Bal' Charley Anderson nna 1 UIck Wch- ner for the sprints, in the 440. th=" are Williams, Woessner. Gerar Pearson and Roy Bastajlan, witi- McGeagh teaming up with the firs' three t oround out the mile rally team. - McGeagh holds No. 1 ralint 1- the half-mite by reason of his 1:5" record. Hatslcad Is Ms hclpnvtt? and has done 1:58. A pair of inllerE Vic Pltzmaurice, a two-year veteran, and sophomore Earl Cnllnhiin are 4:25 performers. This speed mny not rank Ihcm in the same cla?' with Pennsylvania's Carl Coan. but It Kill account lor plenty of third' fourths and filths in the big meet? and a possible first or second \r. duel encounters. Two Trojan low hurdlers are capable of near record time. Bill C.irl; 'the IC4A champ, has done 23.1 seconds, while Captain Pavne. C feel 4 and weighing only 105, has stepped the low sticks in 24. Bill St-ikcs is (lie best bet In the Irich hurdles, with Bert Rltdiey. a two-rear veteran, as his sole dependable heio mate. Star Weight Tosscrs All this strength In the track events is balanced by commendable performers .and sure pD : nt in a majprily of Ihe field events • With Barber and Paul in their usual form. Cromwell «m count on two places against any kind of broad Jumping ccnioetition. were better tha last, season bat far than Uiat Is thi feet S,SSH?s? : °—»-it."— Jim Stewart qualifies os'a man track team, but St. Louis New York Boston . .1- Chicago Cincinnati : Philadelphia .. Brcoklyn Pittsburgh .... .W. . 1 . 1 . i . 1 . 0 .. 0 .. 0 .. 0 thoroughly acclimated, 7 to 3. The ! youngsters displayed no minor [league "nerves" in subduing the Ti- an opening day crowd of 45.000 at gers. Stewart held the Tigers to sixj Chicago, trimmer! the Pittsburgh '•Us. • - I Pirates. 6 lo 2. Charlie Kcot held In Ihe National league the Car- ' Ihe Pirales lo four hits while the lers. Harlnett homer. of Chicago hit a .Massacred Quinn to the showers. Berger of Ilia Braves got three hits, a. single, double and triple. x The Now York Giants scored ssv- Tiie Boston Braves slipped up on en runs in the seventh and ninth the Brcoklyn Bulgers at Boston ; innings to spoil an opening day at and surprised the Beantown fan; j Philadelphia for the Phillies Tin ' The Chicago Cubs, playing before with a 7 to 4 opening day triumph. Giants, going 'uphill, wen 9 ID Sherdel finished the game to; Bos- Hughle Orilz. midget Giant second ton after the Dodgers had kno:k:d I baseman, ups'et t!:e Phillies with a two pitchers on; of the box. The | l-.oincr in the fatal seventh. Chuck Bcstonians sent the veteran Jack | Klein hit, two for the Phillies. "This is the year you must get more value for your dollar" WAYS TO GAMES TODAY Southern league Memphis at Little Rock. Atlanta af Chattanooga. Birmingham at Nashville. New Orleans, ai. Mobile. American League Detroit, at St. Louis. Chicago at Cleveland. Philadelphia at Washington. Boston at Now York. lus natural history book that a lion could- be frightened . away by n cold unswerving stare. So when a bandit entered the restaurant, when Morkides was alone, he merely stared Intently' at the thief, who thcreuiKin.lowered his revolver and ran out. National league Brooklyn at Boston. New York at Philadelphia. Pittsburgh at. Chicago. St. Touls at Cincinnati. - ST. LOUIS. .Missouri. (UP) mates man- '. James Morkldcs, night manager of naed to eke out a \vln over Lefty i a restaurant here, remembered from '.V:ll!!i ititl st.'.to and :ut at fcur Southern league paiks i vcstcrday for opening day ceremonies. I p.nrsts. celebrities city officials turned ; National Writer Praises | Nevada's Independence! HOME THEATRE Tuesdnv-Wcdnpsday Thursday RITZ THEATER Tuosdny, Wednesday and Thursday RENO. N'ev. (UP)—Nevada's cs:n- pMe huleprn;len-c of thought l-i i ccnioetitton. B:thj a ll to law-making activill.-s Is lira n 24-fool junior? mos . i|.t crH | ln j ( - r .i ni; i(1 C0[inc . c . ^ar more impressive u 0 n with recent enactmcr.t of the I he fact that each " K t rte 0)X>n - g am blin-! and si- one- team, but fortunately for Jim. the Trojans' ?tr?n->:h is swell distributed t'-at he riV-n't have to compete In more trnn th" high Jump..He won the N. c. A. A title last year with a leao of 6 3 3-4 Inches, but on onrsihcr oc-s- slon he topped 6 feet 6 ! i. "Nevada is the only state l:ft lhat appears wiliin? to po Us o-v:i way ^itho-j; bnwiiv: to pre::drr.l." Blylhe si:d. "It Is tr.r rfal exp-ncn: of state's rights. SD:n?thinj i that would probably give Thorn's Jefferson a real thrill. "The camb!in7 sl'-.utinn here does net look r.ny dillereni to me Bob Hall, a 212-pound tackle on Ula i l OTl my last viiit to K " no 55V ' - - - ^ c eral years ago," he said, "f think an exasperated picture of she situ- Howard Jones' eleven lajt fall. i s the oatstanding weight hfavcr at Southern California. He is canab!-' of 50 feet or better in V-.e 16-ny.inr; shot. His best discus effort was :><•- compltslted last year, a mere 157 feet. Pete Chlentzos, whose namj is not to be sneezed al, already has leaped 13 feet 3 Inches with the aid of a bambao vaultlnj pole. With any kind of Improvement he must be considered a threat to th; Mc• Dermotts. Warnes, Berl infers. CDllycrs an; ation is being painipd." BARBERS SAS KOI! TO STAY iliPi—,\ n i?rcss of barbers, i Mir-h. rendered R«a<t Bobtcd hsir v,-:il co ion In 1931. b-.it v,T,l b; worn sjiiie- vhat longer than prev!o;ifly on the sides, only to bo trimmed s-orter at the back of tre h:ad. 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