The Bee from Danville, Virginia on February 9, 1924 · Page 13
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H * * * ,"! , * » » « WIB MB, DANVILLE, VA., SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9. 1994 J O E . 1TJLI.IAM a NEW YoftK, F«b. 9.--The cloak and suit industry, of this city is reported to be back of the proposed Wills-Flrpo fl»ht--NEWS ITEM. and suit terrorists of Nek York are going to cram a Fir po-Wills squabble down parched tonsils of a pallid, protecting public. """·· Fist-flinging regatta will be held under Hart Schaffncr and Marx bylaws, with extra charges for car alterations and no»« replacements. All loose molars must be called for within 30 days. Swatting-shindig will be swank affair, done In double-breasted style with form-fitting hips and loose, free- hanging pantaloons. Jabbing Jubilee will, srwarm with style, like colored dice tamer after large evening with the Natural Family. Battlers will swing socially prominent uppercuits, and referee wil Icount in fashionable French figures. BARNEY GOOGLE and SPARK PLUG Barney Sees To It-That the Race Is Postponed YtS - HI i% 1--1 « U»*H·,"»'« NO. (AH · AM AEFIKC. To fW fONft. "«Hf "«*« ANY 10*«*M · ^ VO' MOSS AH PUHPO*E To MO**M / A fancy/ assortment of seasonable knockouts will be on dlsi)lay, embracing the always correct blue serge and, invisible check patterns so much in' demand by the young man about · town. . . ' · Principals in knuckle jouat will be compelled- to dress correctly for the occasion, and Senor Flrpo will pleaae bring along his-sleeping gown. · ; · - ' ' . ·· - , o-: --. Iflea of cloak and suit trade busting : into jaw-cracking business is good"! Now we'd like to see the Boil- vermakers' Union of America interest itself in the Tale Junior prom or something. Expect any day to h'ear that Amal-, gamated Order of Eyebrow Pickers has taken over Poughkeepsie regatta : and-will conduct event on piece-work · basis with double pay for overtime. Next world series will be under unkempt' supervision of United Plasters, · Local No- 2OS. aty3 if any Qxing's to · be done, don't overlook walking dele--gates.--" -; . . . o ~ United Bricklayers of World have wrench off/1924 amate'ur golf cham- pionship..-nad tournament will be held over their, own private course at Applesauce-on-the-Sea. o ' Sammie Gompers thinks the A. A. U. -should affiliate with, organized labor. "These amateur athletes hard- /ly'-get a living wage and something ought to be done ..about it," he shrieks. ___; 0 : BASKE1BAI/I; «ESTI/TS. At Salem: Roanoke College 4t; William and Mary 27. At Roanoke:. Roanoke High School 17; Fishburne Military Academy 31. At Columbia. S. C.: University of. S C.^39; Southern College 27, At ,· Charlottesrvilie: A'irginia . 26; Maryland.JL3:; - . . _ A - Athens^ Ga. r University of Ga., 43-i'-Universitv of Fla,^ 24. At; Macw»,-Ga., Mercer 31: Trinity is: '"-^' - · ' . - " · · ' At -Greenville, . S. C-, Citadel- 11; Furnian 39. At Spartanburs. S. C., TVofford College 2C; Nev.-berr* College :i4. '·A1RPIA3OB CRASHES i O--; GRAFTON. "VV. Va.. Feb. S.--An Army airplane crashed near Cove Rxm. an isolated section of Barbour county this morning, according to measre reports reaching here. SPORTS GOSSIP Wrestlers should stick to their last. Likewise boxers. A South American boxer, named Francisco Guipponi. meeting a Japanese jlu-Jltsu expert, named Takl, killed his opponent by a low on the solar plexus. A year ago Dempsey and Strangler Lewis were talking about a similar match. 1 - -O Italy is eending u* another champion prizefighter. This bird is a middleweight and his name is Bruno Frattini. Bruno is- said to be a tough egg. No one has ever knocked him off his spacious puppiei. PANCHO VILLA GETS DECISION (By The Associated Frets) JVEVV YORlt Feb. S.--Pancho 'Villa, "world's "flyweight champ- Ion', went "ut of lus cla^-i tonight and decisively outpointed Geor- jcic Marks. California, flyweight, in a 15 ron ml bout at Madlsonj Square Garden. Villa's title was 1 , JKK at slake, because Murks; welshed-'JJ« pounds, four and a half over the limit. Professional boxing will be reopened in Cleveland within the ne;t sixty days, and the first show will be staged by the American Legion ^very likely in the big municipal auditofJum where later in the year the Itepttbli- can national convention will be held. -- -- o Archie Walker, a young lightweight who formerly- starred in amateur circles, will be put to a real test Feb. 18 when he goes against the russea and hardrhitting Rocky Kansas. Walker surprised the smart guys recently by stopping Charlie O'Connell of Cleveland. · - o There must have been norne miscalculation In the- prediction that Murphy's schedule made the path of the Tobacconists a, flowery one, for -it -now comes out that Greensboro la the club to get off lightest in mileage, etc. When it is all boiled down 'Serb will be found to be one of sauarest men in the Piedmont .and right .up with the top-nothers when it come* to running a first class ball club. -- - -- o-- -- !-.. . Just a few more weeks and echoes will be drifting out of Florida and other southern states of the usual crop of phenomenal young ball players. The pitching "find" and the fpnce-bustir.g wonder dug up in the stick' Tien a few weeks or months later" there v.-ill be a little three line notice in an obscure corner of the sport na?e stating that Pitcher WhoiE "who looked so promising In spring training has been released to the Mudville elub in the Tall Grass league for more seasoning. But there will be a certain small percentage of recruit* who will appear -more-qr-less suddenly in the Hpe^-up; with '"mediocre success for a year .or, two and then suddenly th*s-- will blossoni forth as a supet-etar. This super-star business don't come witn the first trial under the big top for up there the tosser Ls in an altogether different world from the one in .which h« shone in the days when he was Sweet Papa in the minors. tt will sound mighty good when the first results of exhibition scores be- sir. to come in along about the middle of March. The old-timers of years of experience will again grace tne *pace immediately following the short but pregnant word: "Batteries :-- The Johnsons. Alexa n d e r a and S^halks are mighty hard to replace and the minor .leaguer* who come up to take their places have a lot to learn before they step in and show the same results. . - - ^-o - Promoter Moody is going sfeadily ahead with his" work and 13 getting the arrangements shaped .up for the COITIHI* of the great Dempsey. Everything is running smoothly now prac- ticallv everything is in readmess for the show. The wrestling bout be- tvve»n Turner and Shimkus has been arranged, the battlers royal . are »n readiness for the fray and the fans arc clamoring for the rising i HERB MURPHY'S PIEDMONT LEAGUE SCHEDULE CLUBS: GREENSBORO HIGH POINT i ' " · · ' ' - ' - . , ' WINSTON DURHAM RALEIGH DANVILLE AT GREENSBORO READ May 12, 13, 14. June 5, «: 7* . July 31, 22, 28- ' Aug. 1.4, IS. 1«* May 22, 23, 34*: June 2, 3, 4. July 31. Aug. 1, 2' Aug; 11, 12, 1*. ~y s May 1, 2, «· June 16, 17, 18. July 10, 11, 12* Aug. 25, 2«, 27. May 15. IS, 17* June 30, July 1, 2. July S4, 28, 26* Sept. 8, 9, 10. April 24, 25, 26* -June 23, 24, 25. Julv 3, July 4, p. m. July 5- Sept. 1*. 2, 3. AT HIGH POINT '. r May 6. 6, 7. June 19. 20, 21* July 14. 15, 16. Aug. 28, 29, 30* REGISTER April 24, 26, 26» June 23, 24, 25. July 3. July 4, a. ra., July 6. Sept. 1«, 2, 3. May 22, 23. 24* ; June 2, 3, 4. · July 31." Aug. 1, 2*. Aug, 11, 12, 13. May 8, 9, 10- June 9, 10. 11. July 17, 18, 19* Aug. 18, 19, 20. May 15, 16, 17*' .Tune 30, July 1, 2. July 24, 25, 26* Sept. 8; 9, 10. AT WINSTON April 28, 29, 30- June 26, 27. 28* July 7, 8. 9. Sept. 4, 5, 6* May 19, 20. 21. May 29, 30. 31* July 4 . p . m. · - · · · · · - Julv 28, 29, 30. Aug. 7, 8, 9* ' ^ AND May 15. 16, 17* June 30, July 1, 2, · - July 24, 25, 26* Sept 8, 9, 10. May 5, 6, 7. June 19, 20, 21. July 14, 15, 16. ' Aug. 28, 29, 30V, .. May 8, 9, 10* v . ' June 9, 10, 11. Julv 17, 18. 19* v Aug. 18, 19, 20. AT DURHAM May 8, 9, 10* 1 June 9. 10, 11. July 17, 18, 19» Aug. 18, 19, 20. April 28, 29, 30. June 5 1 ?. 27. 28- July 7. 8, 9. ' , Sept. 4, B; 6* May 2. 27, 2»: June 12, 13. 14* Aug*. 4, 5. 6.' Aug. 21, 22, 23* ' BEE May 19, 20, 21. May 29, 30. 31* July 4. a. m. July 28, 29, 30. Aug. 7, 8, 9* May 5, 6, 7.- June-19, 20, 21* Julv 14. 15. 16. Aug. 28, 29, 30* '. · f · AT RALEIGH May 2«, 27, 28. June 12, 13, 14* Aug. 4, B. 6. Aug. 21, 22, 23* 1 May 1, 2. 8* June 1«. 17, 18. July 10, 11. 12* Aug. 25, 26, 27. May 12. 18, 14. June 5, 6, 7* - July 21, 22. 21. Aug. 14, IB, 18* April 24, 25. 2«* June 23, 24, 25. July 3, July 4, p. m. July 5. ,- Sept. 1*, 2, 8. X -SPORTS ; ·"·; · - - , . * · · ' · ' . . . . · · : r May 22, 28, 24* June 2, 8, 4. July 31,/Aug. 1, 2» Aug. 11, 12, 13. AT DANVILLE May 1», 20, 21- \ .May 29. «0, »!· July 4, a. m. July 28, 2, 30. Aug. 7, 8, 8* May J«, 27, St. June 12, 13. 14* - . Aug. 4, 5, «. Aug, 21, 3», «»* May 1. 2, »· June 18, 17, 18. / Jtily 10, 11. 12* Aug. 25, 26, 27. *May It, 11, 14, June S. «, 7* July 21. 22. 21. Aug. 14, 15, 16" April 28, 2», 10. June 28, 27, 28" July 7, 8, 9- '"·'·· Sept. 4, 6. 6* NE^S " " · . . . - · - ,-.,,, _h-. na ri. nreensboro. High Point a n d Raleigh each have STSUWisitsK -j^- js^. 1 zsas^SMf 4 S3ss ss^sr-ss "?«-«; ** «~ «,,, i**-. *»« w,.«TM. Snl"m 7 4 4 7 - -Ral^p-h, ?.87R: Danville. 3.186: total, 14,304: equalized, 2,384 each. . ... ' - · · - _^ ^_ ; arc camor ^ curtain on th« greatest sporting event ' Danville has "ever witnessed. «=£fe GAME 1 AKE BYIAWPENCE PERRY shl, 1»24. by The Bee.) YOKK. Feb. 3.-The Lighter Ball. The thins about £blf. :is with everything ssc ' In this world of travail and woe. ?s the fc-.ct thai the cla*? conflicts \vj\l- th? ma. 1 ^ Whether you lake it or no. Thc ?olf Jinks !ney say are gc tfo j-in;«n for the expert on fairway or tee: With a. r«v:ifid'en? sir.i3e he wafis it Tiii3e. Makes par five look like a. ihrcc. ^o the obvious plan to thing.-? out. Htesiricts 3Js*Jf to ».tse ball. Ky jflakins H 3igMer Us fl^ht «'ir, be " Ajs»wnii33C it rises aJ aN-* "he parenth*«iral 3JTie j j a . Has noihSns IT- do with She. bwy V«'ho?e nawse's as exact .n.nd -as mailer of fact V Jhe. coyrs*- of 1he earth i :«i how "bout Jh* just "? a, stranger to par nrnJ ne'er yets . Co matter bo tvbadly be s ihc ?aj«e for llh" shaTk nwjn?»eT» are Tew »r th* t3ioM«aads -- tih. bere ake it or leave it,- de.ny or be- 35*vc H }«TRi3XGTH OF THTJ GAME IS THE OrB. The fact thai "Hundreds of ihou- an3? ?re. paying 5be" c^n^e not loo veJI. bal pla.vhig i, Ss the b3kgro»nd .-scaSnst which ~the. expert rise* to fame · --and fortune, -^ - o There never was a K-am* played by few in whirh the »xperi excited steal popalsr «nthasi«sm. - o-Some mfcy say boxing, but every kid uses his maulies and as a matter of fact amateur boxing is more widespread in thi scountry than many ivouJd believe. o- Charles West, a colored track athlete, who won the national pentathlon championshia at the Petin Relays last year has-been elected track team cap tain at Washington anc! Jefferson. Which reminds us there have be some superfln* negro athtetcy 5n northern coHesrts. Slater of Iowa on«- There never was a better tackle than Slater. » -- L«w5s ?f Harvard classcji ap with the best centers" of hi* generation Mctthows of Harvard was a. fine a bail player as any coaeb would want. - o-- -- Robcson vt Iliilger* ·»·*,« a star at ano fo*»t3«aH and a nioath. jyas a splendid gridiron athlete. Was there, ever a more -elusive op 31»Jd runner than KrJ« Pfillarfl of Brown? We thinK not. Few anyway-Jark Trice of Ames woaM have ranked h3gb as * lineman bad he laved. Then. Ned Gourdim, the Harvard fi«14 athlete. He **s while he was in coUespe. Kmsle.Kockne m*l'« a bowt while he was In Atlanta. He r«giark*d thai bis t-«wn was the. greatest clipping outfit tbe ·rownJry ever saw. When several listeners Jooktd at him an*-* Knwtf remarked that he to the tendency of bJ* »»3ay*rs to ca) articles containing thir najnes out o! o Every report the wrij*r has had from niers who attended the X. C. A A. meet at Atlanta 5s filled with praise of the Capital City, wiJh the hospiJwlry of its eitirens and finally a desire to go there again. Danville Opens 1924 Ball Season OAvncF^HerbCftr- Murphy, of-'"-the Danville baseball" club of the" Piedmont Jjeague. rwiriners of the pennant in 1923, has drafted the ned schedule for the league, and while the league had no': formally acted' on the 1924 playing schedules, the approval of it by Danville, Greensboro and Raleigh, with the other trio of clubs assenting, it Is virtually assured that the schedule herewith presented in its entirety will be the basis on 'which the six tearns will Might it out for the pennant- The season is to be an unbroken one of 123 games, play 1 beginning on Thursday. April 24th and ending on "Wednesday afternoon. September 10th. President Bramham. it is understood has submitted a copv. of the schedule to each of the clubs and has. asked for a vote of approval or disapproval at the earliest practicable date. It wil] be noted that the'series of games ·will consist of. three. ; instead of two, as during: the preceding four years of the Piedmont circuit- The split season or bifurcated schedule has been-abandoned along with the blocks-of-two games. · The Tobacconists or Champions, as they will now be called, -will open the, season in Greensboro on April 24. 25 and 26. Greensboro will play the May. 30the (Memorial Day) double-header in Danville, both in the afternoon, while Danville will oppose tl*e Carol=-Utes in Guilfprd battle-ground vici- iifl£y for the double-header" on Labor 'Da'. just. before' the- season closes. "Greensboro.,, ..will also ; be arrayed a gainst the Champions at Stonewall Jackson park on the morning of July 4th, but IQ the afternoon. Danville will tackle the- Carrolmen on the Greensboro grounds. Every club will have ten Sautrday games, and all will have a look-in on the holiday crowds. No club will play 'more than three games in succession with any other one club, and none will play more than six successive games with the same opponent, either at home or abroad. * . Greensboro by reason of its hub location in the league territory will have the least mileage, 1734. while Danville, the only Virginia city represented and the extreme northern location of the league territory, will have the greatest mileage, 3.186. But that will cut no ice nor cost any dollars, since the mileage is aggregated and tljen divided evenly among the six cities. Possibly the great mileage of the Danville club may have some effect on the physical condition of the players, but it didn't last year. "Elsewhere on this page the full schedule of the league appears. Fans jr.av cllo it out and get an early glimpse of the arrangement and make their plans fo r attending games.- . ^ . ... Yanks Would Make Trade GLEASON SINGS PRAISES OF THIRD BASEMAN KAMM r White Sox outfielder". tnay figutr- a deal that will take ..him'to tlie NV York Tankee. Hugging named Fal: as one of tfie players he desired, who. a trade between the Pox' in A Vai:I;f was the big topic in baseball a c-fir back. The Yankee leader is still strong" for Falk, believing he has great possibilities. Despite great natural ability. Falk has fa'iled to come up to expectations as a White Sox. Rumor has it that he has been dissatisfied with his berth for several years. Falk ca^ne to 'the White Sox as a pitcher, direct from a southern college- Because of his ability to hit, he was converted into an outfielder. While Huggins has plentv of outfield material, he would be more than willing' to take 'over Falk. In return. however, he Vjasn't much to offer but cash and the Sox are looking for players. . Knowing: that Falk has jrcat prospects. Frank Chance is siul to Tavor holding him over until he can decide the issue. Chance realizes the weakness of the White Sox hi the outfield and evidently has no intention of letting a likely player, get away from him. \ . . " f- -PHILADELPHIA. Feb. ?.-- Of .-all iihV highly "touted, fancy priced minor -Teague'sfai?»"w-ho debutted in the big league last season. Willis Karnm-was ·the only one who'-really delivered as a egulaV. At that, Kamm failed to hit .30. . Will Kammt prove to be a more vaJua.ble player to the White'Sox the coming 1 season? . ; Kid .Gieason. former manager of the Chicago club, who winters here, is one of the wise guys Who ; s positive that Kamm will be a much improved ball player. "The Chicago club made no mis- MYSTERY PITCHER OF BASEBALL BOSTOX. Feb. 3--- Pitcher Danforth of the Si- t/owte Er^wns 3.«- certain to be a warcc of lo American that Danf-jrtb :** the balL intend :- 5:eep *ga1n5t bis me5Jjfds. comnljsh their ot'jcc*. Si Intend to order ab-*Sr lo 50 the limit if- m*j5pulAtins '-be ball. tint* in the stasti .if 3-"»23 Wa forth was put owl of a ?a»n« J»y Owens because that olTJCJaS be wa^s pitching Hl^.iUy,' A s pJoii of 10 days w«a* viUi Hie -Jectson from the SAW*. Tb* St. Loins cluh. J^iJli 1 !* «n-it forth rou3d b« of r.o «*e to them If ib* ' b*ilj*f that sent the. the in heipjns wan c»y. Hopfng that be !»»·! been curfd of his fault and might pass most*.- St. lyoiiis brought birr! laelk f»r anotl.er trial an the Amtrsca i Tj^.;wr. '3if-e again an umpire ri«l jbai h pitching illsgrally. ^-rs« Xi in a jtame at PbV:ifl«'pJ1.'. if.M. mcr, alter rcpcalcJlv \v«ruiu^ take in paying a big price for Karajn. He is worth'every "cent Cotnlsi-p cut loose with. In some, ways Kamm did not quite " come up to · expectation, notably in hitting, but he wiU""be more dangerous this summer. ."Perhaps no ' player ever,-hit th« big show with more press agenting preceding him than did Kamxn. There is no doubt that so much. publicity hurt, because it made Kamm feel that he must constantly be doing big things at bat and In the field. He's one of the greatest third basemen of all time and will prove it Inside of a^ few years." BROWER NEW HEAD N. Y. BOXING COM. (B.T the Aaioclated FrenO . NEW YORK. Feb. 8.^--George E. Brower. Brooklyn lawyer, today became the dominating figure in the control of boxing in this state, the national center of fistic activity when he defeated William Muldoon in a sharp contest for the chairmanship of the New York State Athletic Commission. ' Brower was elected over his veteran opponent by a vote of 2 to 1. ·fames Farley, new appointeee. from Rockland county and remaining member of the commission was understood to have cast the deciding ballot in Brower's favor, with the rival candidates voting for themselves. SHINNEBS GOES TO MINOR CLUB (Bj- the AMOctato* F«*«.) NEW YORK, Feb. 8.--Ralph Shin-- riers. outfielder, obtained toy the New York Giants from the Indianapolis Club of the American Association In 1921. was released today to the Toledo, American Association Clqb. under optional .agreement. Shlnners previously had been waived on by »11 major league clubs./ Howard Baldwin, star plteher bought from the Newark Internationals, who was reported to have been a holdout, has returned his signed contract. The Only Complete Stock of Rims In the City. i A Rim For Every Car forth, finally rejnered him fr»m the srame. M«; sent a number of bsse- balJs to President .lohos.n .is evidence that DanforJh dorive.1 Jhs bal! Darins the remainder of tiio soa^on sny time Dan forth pitched »h? srriw- lec*jne a near burJcsque because the t««m kicked on almojt every balJ pijchcd. Every American t/eainje other than Oeorst Swler of Browns, is positive Panforlh jjie 5)fiii. \Vbich n-.e.Tr,s much tro;-- l2c any time he works. ' SPEAKING OF MILEAGE Our cars made a total mileage in 1923 of 535,655 miles-over 21 times around the world. Traction and Power Co. G. Holland, Prw. Ch«s. C. JM. I. Pritcliett, Vlce-Pres. . Mgr. J EWSPAFERl

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