The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 22, 1931 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 22, 1931
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MAY 22, 1931 BLYTHEVILLE. (AUK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE ticket money for sparring partners. "Both fighters arc due here uromid June 1. They'll bring their own .sparring partners, and pick out their own training camps," Who's going to referee? "The contracts provide that ISaor and Paolino must agree on the referee 10 days before the fight. It they don't agree, the choice is left to me. I have Use privilege of naming myself. Bui right now, this job of Belling the arena built and the show started isn't, giving mo any time lo plan on referee- Ing thai fisht.'' Racing will l>c in charge of William 1'. Kyiw, one of the leading factors in Tanforan's success, and now handling the Riverside mccl in Kansas City. The new slablcs beng buill will house COO head horses. BRUSHING UP SPORTS Tjaufcr Ex-Champ Building Big Arena and Racing Oval For Big Time Sports. UV PHIUP J. SINSOTT NEA Service Writer RENO, Nev. May 21.—Don" get the idea that Jack Dempsey and his Reno associates aren't taking their frght-and-iacins program seriously. The 25-day race meet opens July 1. The Paolino Uv-cudun-Max Baer, fight card Is set for the afternoon of July 4lh. Plans have just been completed for a permanent fight arena—lo sva.1 20.000 or 30.000—to be erected in the race track mfieid. Travelers Play Dead Like "We've about 1500 seat reseiva- /-. i r , , /•.,., n tio:is already for the Fourth of UtilCr U'UUS; LhlCKS 1 lit July right." Uempsey declares. "Jim R K fr-irL-ovc McKay and Bill Graham agree "-"^KCb Oil ITaCkClS. The Barons after fattening (heir averages at the expense of the Memphis Chicks moved over lo j Liltl'j Rock yesterday and teat Ilia I Febbies. The Crackers, who Irail Ihe Barons in th« -Southern league steeplechase, lost, to the Chicks at Memphis. The Barons really won due lo some stalling performances of the Travelers in kicking that ball t'.round. Tho score was 0 lo 3 with the Pebs' six errors pulling many Karon runs in Ihe unearned column. The Travelers oiilhit Iheir visitors but not in the pinches. Hasty was tile winning hurlcr. Walter Beek was in form ant ll:o Allama Crackers went, dowt by a 4 lo 3 count. Morrison hurled good ball but not quite goci enough to match Beck's perfonr ance. Dcnton drove in Ihe -winning tally in the ninth inning. The New Orleans Pelicans trimmed the Nnshvillo Vote, 7 to G. The Pels got n hits and combined them with Nashville errors to win. Johnson was the winnin? hur!er. The Mobile Marines only secured six hits off Clyde Barefoot yesterday anil \\erc blanked by the Chattanooga Lookouts, 3 to 0. Double plays aided the Lookculs. The Lookouts were only given eight hits by Satterfield. JACK DEMPSEY with m<? that Reno Is permanently a bright spot on the sports map. That's why we're putting in u permanent arena now." "Suppose it goes over bang?' 1 he was asked. 'Then we'll have a championship fight here Labor Day, and no fooling," said the ex- champ as he busied about, watching 200 carpenters and laborers re- mctlel the grandstands, enlarge the stables and erect, the casino at, the track. HOW THEY STAND Southern Burton Mcels Byrd, Blau- churd Faces Sandy nnd Copeland vs. Prilchard. Three six round bouts will feature Ihe Initial liKhl curd lo be sla;:cd al the Armory and (he first, lo be put on heie since last .Slimmer Tuesday night. Don Ilurlon, cislwhlle local Illililwoifihl. mid Billy liyrd of Temps. Via. will clash In the headline Irani. They are scheduled for sl\ rounds ov less. Uurlon, nn In and outer here for a couple ol j'c.ns, btosjiomed forth In several bouts at Memphis hist full when he nave the funs pl'.'ivty of action by winning over opponents that were rated (o outclass him easily, 'One Round" depends mainly on n led Jab lo do Ills heavy work. liyrd Is a protege of Jimmy Cjriffln, Ihe Memphis walloper, who brought Ihe Tampa kid hack lo I) llliilf City with him after an in-1 vnslon of Florida. Little Is known of liyrd except that he rales ton pa|-or) lo Irlm the local lad. Sandy Crows Up llli; Boy Dlancharil, Ihe long, lanky pu/.zle who looks easy one night and MICH surprises with a knockout over some boy with a reputation the next time out. will meet the inevitable Sandy Ridge In anclher six rounder. Sandy has jrown Inlo a full fledged light heavy since he started pushing leather here n number of years iirjo, Sandy is still green at the uame hut has ahvays plenty of nc- Uou and ean take 'em. He been acting as sparring partner tor [imlcy MCREIA, the Luxora knock- it arllr.l, of late. Kid Vritchard, Ihe Missouri alHanuveisht demon, will trade iiliops with Sam Copeland in anther six rounder. Allnntn New Orleans W. ... 25 ... 18 ... 18 ... 10 Memphis 11 Nashville '.... 10 Chatlaiiocea 10 Mobile 14 American LcaijiK! W. Philadelphia =0 New York IB Washington 10 nnriilt 1C ClilriiKO 12 Cleveland 13 Huston 11 St. Louis 9 National League W. Pi. Louis ID New Yink 18 llcslon ' 16 Uhlcnso 1« Philadelphia 13 Plllslnn-Kli 13 l!ri.oklyn 12 Cincinnati G Pet .670 .529 .514 ,4&5 .41V .471 .457 .389 Pel .741 .400 ,Ti9 .310 Pet .t;oc .CD'2 .503 AM .401 .413 .414 GAMES TODAY Southern l.ra^uu Atlanta al Memphis. Mobile nl Chaltanopga. Hlimtiigliam al Llffle Hock. New Orleans at Nashville. American I.eaguc Delroll at St. Louis. Chicago at Cleveland. Only games scheduled. National T.raguc llrosklyn ut Philadelphia liaines). Only games scheduled. KEEP UP in PI Athletics Reach Unlucky Number; Manush and, Ruth Shjne-at the Plate. All games In the National league were ixxMponcd yesterday but every - ; team In the American loop played : ball. TDe champion 'Athletics beat :, the Tigers and ran try:Ir consecutive triumph total to 13 Barnes. ": The Detroit. Tigers were the vie- ':. Urns of some, heavy clubbing by the > A's. The Mackmcn pounded out 18 / nts to win. 12 to 6. Cochrane, Sim- ' nons and McNalr got homers with '•. -ochraue gelling five hits and Mil- •'. ler a like number. MahaDey was , the winning hurlcr. 'lire Washington Senators defeated the 'Chicago White Sox a.t Chicago, 4 to 2. Heinle Manush batted In all four runs of the Nats *lth his triple, homer and single. Jef- Irics of the Sox hit a homer..Hadley was tire winning and Thomas the losing hiirler. •: Babe Ruth was the bis gun In the victory of Hie New York Yankees. The Cleveland Indians were " on the losing end. The score, ^ to 0. Ruth got a triple, homer and: double to" aid Die Yanks. r Gomex was the winning hurlcr. •=- Thc St. Louis Browns won a 2 to 1 decision over the Boston Bed Sox. Collins allowed Boston only foiit hits while the Browns got only sev- " en off nussell and MacFaydcn.-Gos- lln and Ferrell the Brown runs. S1ARS Play it AJ?.T KRE.NZ Should tire riBlU hand jjip the club over or under tile shaft? with a • ... The club is gripped with the 20-round riiin ' lK>lul OVC1 tile E ' ;att '" Ll "° rthodox style. This style of grip !cd by such stars as Bobbj ones. Horton Smith and Tommy .rmour. It is a lot easier with this srir o hit past the left hand at thl Growing interest in the fight cauicd Dempscy, Graham and JVfc- Kay to drop original plans for a temporary ring and decide on a permanent structure for boxing. So now an arena will be. erected in Ihe race track infield, in si;ch a manner that spectators in the grandstand and casino will have an unobstructed view of all parts of the race track. The infield is low. With a little excaavtion. nn amphitheater can to formed which, when completed, will be octagonal in shape and 300 feet in diameter. With n gradual seat raise, architects have found that a wall only seven feet high will to necessary to enclose the lop rows and provide scaling lor 20,000 and slanding room for iOOO more. Because of this !ow wall, grandstand nm i casino pa- l:cns can look right over the nrcna and watch the bangtails. "Tf necessary, (he arena's seat- inf; capacity may Uc increased by 10,000." Leonard Sacks, Dempscy'" business manager, saitl. "The arcm i* on the Rickard plan, with provisions for wide aisles and for quick filling and clearing of the aiena. ••There'll b? a S10 top for ticket.'. These will include admissioi lo the Fourth of July raccp. will a nood slakt- event. The first boul will be at 11 n. m.; the main event is dro about 12:30. After the Mil. the races. "Dciupc-cy is opening a ticket cf fie;' hc.-e. He nnd his associate ere insistent, that orders be fillo hi the order received—iu holdin out for, friends." Dougau Wins in ScMii-Wiiiduj) on Card at Chicago Renmer IICUIUATION COSTS $ll,<K»,(l3a bO.N UEHITO. Tex. lljl')—Cotl- EliiLCUon of new irrigalion dislrlcts unde- way iu the lower Kio Grand; Valley at the present time will cos: appioxhnalcly $11,000,001), a survey UK three counties ol Cameron Hidalgo and Willacy has i iiile n little ring experience whll? he occasion wiil mnrk tiic dcbul i Copelnnd. Sammy In n LeRoy Dougan, Blythevillc bantamweight and one-time Dixie champion, who has teen seeking fistic laurels elsewhere, bobs ;ip in Ce.icago and comes through with a victory in the semi-wincJup of a card at the Armory arena in the Windy City, nccordins to newspaper clippings received here. In the Ecmi-windup to the Clyde Chastian-Joe Anderson" fight, Dougan defeated Jinimie McDermolt, Terre Haute puncher, in ten rounds, nougan was credilcd with 57 points to 43 for his opponent. Uougan \vas given six rounds, his opixment one. and three were even. Chuck Wiggins and Rosy Resales, heavys, will headline the. next Armory card on which Dougan may appear. One Year Afo Today — Batting records toppled as the Yankees look two games from the world champion Athletics by scores of 10 to 1 and 20 to 13. Ruth hit two :;omcrs In the first game and one in the second, making six circuit blows tn two days. Gehrig hit Ihvee home runs In the second contest, driving in eight runs to tie the American League record. Ten four-base blows were crashed in the pair of games. Five Years Ago Today— Roland Locke, University of Nebraska sprint marvel, smashed the world record for the 220-yard dnsh by .THIS is. THE ORTHODOX i I : 'GRIP ; USED ,-..: ByrOOJES, HCRTOW AND'.-TOAMV impact of clubheaii and ball, where the necessary snap of the wrists is iiecdc<i. Golfers who insist on gripping with the right hand under the snaft enjoy only success. a limited amounl ol TOMOKUOW: How can a pbyn set his ball inlo the air on pilch shols? STEAL BOA BY JUriT.-iKK HAMBIJKG. (UP)— Thiews wil slole a wicker basket in a va l .!fl=vill llieotcr here, on In-siiccling the! jooiy v.iH probably liavc been take aback in ol Fred Copelaml, who spread ler- ror nmomi Iho bantams hi this sec- lien several years wllh Ills left liandctl dynamllc, Sam can punch but is short, on boxing ability ac- umding lo repoiis. Two fonr round hnnls not yet an- l > rltchard hiLs; noiineefi will round out llic first, card at the Armory. Joe Craig Icra! nromoter, Is slugini; Ihe I'OLICK EMPLOY RADIO PHILADELPHIA, (UP) 1 —The newly Inslallcd radio station of trie Diircau of Police, after a twV> weeks test In which motor Police-cars In nil sections of the clly were In constant contact with the station, has been accepted by Director of Public Safety, Lemuel B.'SchofieW. Forrest City and Osccola Tribe to PJ ay Again Sun day OSCEOLA. Ark— The strong Forrest City club will meet the Osceola Indians in the second game of :heir series at Osccola Sunday. The Forrest, City club defeated the Indians here last Sunday, score 5 lo 2, in fourteen innings. The game was the best played here in a long time and (he first defeat for the Indians this season. Botli clubs will have the same lineups for Sunday's game which Is ex[>ectcd to draw a record crowd. Charlie O'.vcns. young righthander, will face the Tribe and Slim Love, veteran lefthander, will twirl again for Osceola. Sunday's gan-.c will be called at 2:30 o'clock lo allow the Indians time to journey to Carulhersville, Mo., to play a night game with the California Owls. nils will be Ctceola's first night game. i\ company has been formed in Siam to conduct an air mail fervice between Batavia anil Amsterdam. When a man died among a certain tribe which inhabited part of Southern Hungary in neolithic times, his comrades cut off the toes of both feet lo prevent his spirit from returning. stepping the distance in 25.7 seconds in Hi; Missouri Valley track and field meet. Earlier In the games, Locke tied the existing world record of 0 3-5 seconds in the century. Ten Years Ago Today — Jack Dompsey, world's heavyweight champion, eased up in training activities for his title fight with Georges Carpenter, the orchid man of France, because two of his spar mates quit canip at Atlanlic City, declaring the champ's rough handling loo much for them. HAS SHAVED 14 GOVERNORS BOSTON. (UF)-^John II. Charleston, who o|)crates the Slate House barber shop, has shaved every Mp.ssachUEOlls governor—14 of Ihem—since the administration of the late Governor Roger Wol- cclt. Ti-e veteran opened for business in 1897. In connection wllh a plan lo lun- r.el under the S'.rails of Gibrallar. a shafl has been sunk on the Spanish side and n detailed survey the ocean bed begun. Dctwcen checking building plans conferences with McKay and Gra hnm. trips tn the race track to watcher construction, some fishing and F.n occasional speech al s.cmc 1'Cal hir.chcon club. Ihe former I'bimp's a busy man lhe. : .c days. "I did a let of my early ba'.lllng l:e:c and IV? always g,-,t a wallop ci.i of Nevada. Its the hot spot ri ; .iit now. and we're so sure that! i;':. £oiii? to continue so that we'ru planking down bctlcr than £125.- l" ) at the t:aok." rays Ucmpscy.: •T.U'iity-oP"; year.-, ago. Ken:) had | )u-r l.i*t b'S 20-rcmid scrap when Jell and Jack Johnson fouphl. Our: main evcnl will be over the . '-'0- ronnrt route. -And the purse will be divided like they split '•'in ill the o':d (lavs. The S30.CSO will go 60-10. with the winner en the big end. 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