The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 29, 1932 · Page 6
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February 29, 1932

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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PAGE EIGHT I 111 ONI' CITIES BUS Los Angeles and San Francisco Have Stars In Big Games. • BV DAN THOMAS NEA Strvlct Writer LOS ANGELES, Feb. 29. i Anceles and San Francisco I, OS have become, rivals again, -as a result of the coming Olympic Games. Judging from present activities, each city Is tryinjf to get n rorm-r on the nation's outstanding Olympic talent, with the Olympic Club leading the way up nor ill nnd the Los Angeles Athletic Club taking the Initiative lure. For years the L, A. A. C. 1m beeii n strong booster of amateur athletics. Everything possible lias been done to encourage athletes to retain their amateur .standing after finishing school. Outstanding athletes of this city are offered athletic membership In the club at the conclusion of tlielr ECholiisllc days, simply to remain amateurs nnd compete under the club tanner. • * • At present the I-os Angeles in stltutlon has • among Its monitor 32 athletes whb..stand an excellcn chance of mating the United State:. Olvinplc team. This number probably will be doubled by th» time the Olympic trj'outs arc held a Stanford University next June. ' A number of prominent easleri athletes now are drifting Into thb, city and most of them will enter the tryouls under the L. A. A. C. banner. In addition to this aggregation, HID southern part of the state will bj represented by the strong University of Southern California trade squad, many of whom probably will compete, for the United States this summer • • • •'Some of the oiilstmtdltig Los An geles Athletic candidates for places on the American Olympic squad are: Jess Mortenson. who set n ne,w world record ol 8167 points'in the 'decathlon at Lincoln, Neb., on July 4, 1931. Vic Williams, who last yenr won the 440-yard dash In the National Collegiate. Intercollegiate and Nn- flonal A. A. U. meets, tyine the world'record of 41 2-5 seconds. Lee Barnjs, twice a member of the American Olympic team, winner of the pole vault in the 1924 games and Iwldcr of the world's pole vault record of 14 feet l 1-2 Seek Honors For Los Angeles (ARK.) COIMER NEWS SCHEDULE FOR Herman Brlx, who placed second in the shot put In the 1928 Olympic. Games and who since has tied the world record of 52 tot 7 1-2 inches. He alsolbns won the Na-i tlonal A. A. U: championship i n this event every year since l£>28. Bob Maxwell .who was n mem- bsr of the 1928 Olympic team and who has unofficially tied -the Olympic record of 53 seconds In the 400-met«r hurdles. Georgia Coleman, present holder of all Jour National A. A. U. indoor and outdoor women's diving championships. • Mictay Rllcy, who holds the A. A. U. and intercollegiate diving championships. Clarence Crabbe, world champion in the 880-yard, mile and 300- tr.eter medley swims. Dorothy Poynlon. member of the 1928 Olympic diving team. Clarita Huntsberger, member of the 1924 and 1928 Olympic diving teams. George Simpson, who has equaled the world record of 9 2-5 seconds in the 100-yard dash nnd the 220-yard record of 20.5 seconds. His marks are not credited. . however, as he used starting blocks. Fred Sturdy, national outdoor pote vault champion in 1929 and national indoor champion in 103031-32. ••-,. : - "... • Harlow Rothort, holder of the intercollegiate shot put record of 52 feet 1-4 inch. Bud Houser, holder of the Olympic Games discus record of 155 teet 15-16 inches. Houser won the discus event in both the 1924 and 1928 Olympics. Lillian Copeland. who was a member of the 1928 Olympic team and who holds the American women's championship In both the discus throw and shot put. The Scene (!tian«.i A year ngo Joe Shntite !cft- landed pitcher dismissed by'cieve- and as being washed, up, paid his i«'n expenses at the training cnmp if the Brooklyn team at Clc.uwa- cr. cnught on with Uncle Robbie nd made something of u comc- wck during tho season. Tills spring ic held out for more scratch. Last year Uncle Robbie chortled 11 glee at C!enmit.?r as his fence ustars, O'DouI. Wright, Hcraum t »1.. bounced drive after drive ver the wall. Tills year Manager laxlmlllnn Cnrey l s leaching the boys how to bunt. A few years ngo. about llv? time hat Bob Shawkoy was being nam- mannger of the Yankees an bsaire minor lengue pilot named usimlly Is only Decoration nay. s(;irs the In send Met Olympic The hurdler at Ihr (,,> i, Hob Maxu-tll, inriiiUT i)f Die 192« Olympic l,.;, in . The n i:m about to vault rUhl at you I, i. e( , B»nws. _ rnnrd hnldrr anil mrmbrr of the _ last tivn Olympic (iMms. ItHow is V i (t'illJains, ^printer, and to Iho + rl;!ht K fjcnrjlii Cult-man, who letter Z Is going to play a ' •"•tandins; climr.x of the biggest Part In the Olympic SUOTM—miles-i toiuney in the history of the dK- Uciw Vi'iizkc oc Grorge Spiu. <rlrt oiwhlziilloii. urcHks a leg. ; Trumanii caini.' back after losing • • • j to Jonesboro to l»at Leachvillc Two hundred men have applied nml ''"'s'l i" second place. for- Jobs ns umpire in the Eastern 'I'«'o Mississippi county teams league. Now we knmv there U, a Leachvllie nnd Osccoln. foii°lu depression. ihrli- way ID 1)10 .semi-finals roiind i only to be eliminated Uy th^; champs and runner-ups. Twcnty- frveii teams participated In the toiivnaiueut. Jonesboro Wins Over Trumann TRUMANN, <Sp.-clal> Jonesboro high school's cmt-k niiln- et won the annual Fourth District cage tourney by defeating Truummvs five here Saturday night. The score was 37 lo 25, tilt Jonesboro team finishing with n GEM THEATRE Last Time Today Matinee— 2:30 - Night— 6:45 Acini.— Matinee niul Night— . 10 mid. 30c Sec 'The Woman From Monte Carlo' with Lil Dagoner and Walter Huston Also News and Comedv uumging its farm (cam iii "~<a. he Neir WlUon Model A year ago Hack Wilson wns attllng with Rogers Horruby. Noiv e is at peace with the world, and chaslencrl man. Last spring In . training camp izzy Dean told Boss Gabby Street here (o get off. In return, Boss •nbby told Dizzy Dean that the lace for Dean la get off would be ouston. Texns. This year' Dizzy 3can Is not so anxious to lell (sople where to get off. Last year Art Shires announced f would spend only one yenr In ic minors, after which he would eturn to grace In the majors. It Kglns to aprear that ho meant it. hdley May Be thr Man In the spring of 19.11, Walter ohnsou wn s hoping that one of is pitchers would win 20 sanies, e still hopes that, with one ex- cptlon this yenr—Bump Hartley, fadley went to the White Sox In trade for Reynolds, nnd it would just Walter's luck to have Hurls' win 30 gaaics this year. Last year Coimb Mnck snld he ould stand pat on his champion- lip team. This spring he has scv- ral changes In mlud. changes of hlch he isn't sure yet himself, but ivolvtntr outfielders as well as in- elders. The aim is to get more Itting. Last year John McOraw, In San Intonlo. wondered what hnd be- - - ~ omc of all the old ball players. : McTVngHc's Law.. . and She his year he knows—lie has met '• :icm all at Los Angeles and most f them have put the bite on him or "n little loan." ?hance in ftolts Last spring Jewel Ens. manager f the Pirates, declared -that with n even break in hick .the Pilts- urghers would be right up there. 'he same words are being spoken his year, but by the now managers of the Pirates. Sam Gibson. One spring ago. Donle Bush was oping fervently that some of the Vhlte Sox rookies would make UK rnrte. This year Lew Fonscca is n the fervently-hoping role. Even the Cincinnati camp repre- cnts a changed scene. Dan liow- cy didn't hurt his foot this year, nd can get around the camp at Tampa without a cane. Pitcher George Pipgras says he will win 20 games for Ihe Yankees his year. Wonder If Babe Ruth nd Lou Gehrig were nround when e said it. Ttorc arc eight second basemen i the Giants' training camp. 3ul : Hughle Critz's arm is O. K.. •even of those fellows arc going to l» out of a job. Joe McCarthy has been warn- ig his younf pitchers to save tbeir arms. A rookie pllcher's arm Tuesday. Wednesday nnd Thursday Adm.—JIatinec and Niffht 10 and 25e HIS ARMS IT.". BUT ANOTHER'S MEMORY! Possession.' Uniwittcn Code o/ Men Beyond Law'. That \\'a$ [Couldn't Bemltf. B Srnmlsli Lottery rniflts Down MADlim, Spain. (UP) — Prof- Its. which the Spanish government obtained from the operation of Hie national lottery, amounted to 303.070,000 pesetas during the i""* 1 ^f'"" T""" ° f 1931 ' Thls TV • * * " y , '" S l " an " lat , f , U 'f S [! ^ cw »-»">'"" >«r- J'^ ,[",,' " l ™ rccord i ' cavs ° " " ' RIT7 THEATER Last Time Today Mntince—2:30 - Night—6:45 Adi)).—U-jfincc—10 and 30c Niglit—15 and .JOc Sec Trank c nst;in' The MEETJPSEO Eight Schools To Be Represented In Tourney, March 4, 5 and 6. CAIUJTHEnSVILLE, Mo.-Ofllc- ials for tlit ajiniml Pcmlsroi «,„„ [y liiuli scliooi boys and K ii-ls we iui.rnamcnl have announced Ihp scliciliil,, of pairings for ilic mm wliicli will bp Ma s cU lierc. March •i, & and 0. Teams rei)i-i..s(.!U|n B C i 8hl Si ., UM , s ill lllf comity will imrtltlpalc 111 In.' laiirnamvia. officials wiio will te In cliiii-Bc of (h c games arc rimron Slalllngs of Slkcston and l.yma.1 Dale ot Cupe Oii-o,dcau. -Mr. naif Is new lo Carullici.sville bus but Mr. Stalllngs had o/ric- tcil In several tournews .In Die •Six trophies will ), B av.-nnlecl and alKslai- teams will be selected as i Hie jjusi. li'wv 0 '" 0 '" 1 schcdlllc ° r If"'*- 1 - 1 ' l**y'» <ianus Came 1—Thursday fl p M n cpr . Ing vs. Hnytl. ' BRUSHING UP SPORTS K»' an Who M;idc> Monster. Also N'ews nnd Comedy Tuesday and Wednesday Adm.—Matinee—10 and SOc Niflif—-10. nnd 35c WHAT A MAN! Woman tamci stirc- sliot giimblci, playboy and Wall Stieel wol'f all in one! Piomotei- of wildcat Blocks a n d bearcat blondes' Evelyn n- f ;Directed by \> r \',. I^cHoy v- A «•.-!,.;" Also N'ows and {'.,.. ,..] v Game 7-Friday 11 A. M.. Car- j uthcrsville vs. Braggadocio Oainc 8-Friday 2 P.; M,] Lostn game 1 vs. Losers game 3. Game 10—Friday 4 p.' M., Losers game 6 vs.. Losers ganv 7 Game n—Friday fi p M' win neis game 1 vs. Winners game 3 Game 14—Friday 0:30 P. M Winners game 0 vs. Winners game 7 Qarae 15--Snturday 9 A.hf Winners game 8 vs. Winners gam e 10 Gnnic U—Saturday U A M las- Ms game 11 vs. Losers game H. Gatno 19— Saturday 3 p M Win icrs game 15 vs. Winners game 17 (Boy's Third Place) Game 22—Saturday 9 P. M Winler gam e 11 vs. Winner game 14. (Boy's Championship) nirt's Games panic 2—Thursday 7 P. M, War- rlell vs. Cooler. Game 4—Thursday 9 P. M sieele s. DecHng.. Game 5-Friday 9 A. M.. Brag- swift, PLUMING FbRlHE BOFFALo frMERICW LEWiUE CUA « MWE 7 ERRORS W ^9-m^ &WE gadocio vs. Hayti. Game 9-Fri(tay 3 p. M., Losers :ame 2 vs. Losers game -1 Game 12—Friday 7:30 P. M Winler same 5 vs. Holland. Game 13—Friday 8:30 P. M. Wilier game 2 vs. Winner game 4 Game 16--Saturday 10 A M Winner game 9 vs. Loser game 5 Game 18—Saturday 2 P. M Los er game IS vs. Loser game 12. Game 20—Saturday 7 p. M, winner game 16 vs. Winner name 17. (Girl's Thud Place) Game 21—Saturday 8 P. M., Winner game 13 vs. Winner ynnie 12. (Girl's Championship) BUFFALO, .ven- Vori;, (rj P) I When you throw the bird cage at your wife, take Thomas p. Hon- Mii's advice and free the bird. Hopkin was fined $10 for pruelty to animals ivhen }i e pleaded guilty to throning the cage, bird and all at his wife. Hopkin missed, the cage struck a wall, and the bird was killed. Courier News Want Ads P»s. D Phone 306 IRECT CONNECTIONS The Want-Ad section of the Courier News is the central exchange" wherein the seller is given a direct mnlw^r? p |'. ac{ ; icall y a11 P os sible buyers,where employer gets a line" on needed employees-^where -owners learn of suitable tenants. .. this "central exchange is operated by courteous, efficient Want-Ad Takers trained to offer every assistance in the preparation of resultful classified advertisements. COURIEITNEWS WANT-ADS

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