The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1932 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 7, 1932
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_JLYTHEVTLLR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 7,-.1932 BRUSHING UP SPORTS Laufer Tigers Give New Yorkers "~ Real Bailie; Macks Win . and Senators Lose. The -New York Glnnts and the 'New York Yankees had a win- .'ntog day Friday. The Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals and the ^Yankees trimmed the Detroit Tigers. .The Clank won 4 to 3 at St. Louis in a game featured by freak plays and errors. All three Cardinal runs were scored In .th*. fifth inning . on. Walklns' trlijle. The plants scored two, runs Gi thp scc- ''ond and added two mere .'In the '«brth' for. their- triumph. : Mitchell :J*llevcd Schumaclser to receive credit for.the win. Derringer VTO.I tlie tosln? hurlcr. * The Chicago Cubs defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers at Chicago. The fcofc was 3 to 1. Guy Bush best- led ' three Brooklyn hurlers in a '^itching dual. Stephenson drove in the winning runs. O'Doul hit for the circuit for Brooklyn's only win. :Red» Sh«r Fgtwh 'The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Boston Brav« 14 to 1 at Cincinnati. The Reds hopped on the Boston hurlers for 10 nils while Red Lucas held the opposition to four blows. ' The"Phil!l« rallied in the eighth arid ninth innings to defeat the Etttsburgh Pirates. Tlie score was 4 to 2. Elliott was the winning plthher and Harris was Ihc vllllm o~f w the late rallies. George Pipgras and Earl Whlle- hil' hooked up In a real pltrliliis bkttk at Niw York but Pipstros won with the Yankees. 1 to 0. The The Detroit Tigers failed to score tfff -Pipgras" pitching. Gchrlg tjored the winnlnr and only run on Chapman's single after he had doubled. . The St. Louis Browns nosed out the -Boston Red Sox at Boston. The score! was 6 to 5. Trie Browns rilllfd In the eighth and ninth only to fall short. Stewart was the, winning pitcher. Schultc hit for the circuit. Donohue was the ONE OF OWE WICK'S, A WUO QWX'RiA'f COULD T[ CoSB, GREATEST BfflEP. OF AU-TME, JtfWN6TCWtt.WEli.MMl, «e LEFT CANCER Cf THE FIRST fl&RT. THIS NEAR-.. SECOND START N KENTUCKY DERBY WILL BE STAGED T Sande Will Ride Overtime Classy Field of Starters Ready for 58th Renewal of. Most. Famous Race LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Ken- lucky Derby with all its color and grandeur as .the country's most famous horse race will be staged here today. With the leading favorite removed from Ilia field bv injuries and withdrawals before the day of tlie Derby Tick On, owned by » New York ••woman, loomed as the better's choice. .Twenty entries are scheduled to go to the post but the chances are that not more than 15 horses will actually line up for the start. Showers w.*rc fn prospect but the course Is In good shape and observers said it would take a heavy downpour to make the gn Ing slow. ' . • . i i Earle Sandc the veteran rider ot the same Is slated to have a rein on Overtime when • post time conies and there are those who always believe In Sande. • The usual large and colorful crowd will be on hand to cheer their favorites on and acclaim the winner. A gay carefree crowd with celebrities rubbing shoulders with the average citizen when the •ell goes up that the "race Is on Mack*-Win Another eratlori lor a bout with Jack Demp- j scy this summer. * * • Can't Miss Free Show Jimmy Jennings, one of our New /York operatives, sends along the Information that Ihe Sclimcllng- Sharkey fight scheduled for JUDO 21. In New York will be postponed beca'aw a great ninny political big shots will be attending,the national conventions nml would not be able to use, their posses. Bat He May L»ra Trls Speaker offers the opinion taffev was the winning pitcher that SI an ley. Hack, young third «r"<< Harder the loser.. 1 baseninn of the Cubs, will be bunt- The.- ; fast stepping Washlnslon ed out* of the "ensue unless lit Senators came to a halt vcstcr- dav at the same time the Chicago -White Sox broke their losing The bunched Philadelphia . Athletics their blows in- two inn- Ings to trim the Cleveland Indians' 5 to 2. Myall, Cleveland catcher, hit for the' circuit In the third to keep the Indians In tho rurmlnj-fOY the time being. Ma- streak or seven . panics. The Nats bait-won six straight. The score of their combat .was S 'to 3- in favor - of the White Sox. •Weaver, bis .'Nat. ; rookie, lost < his first game in five. starts olthougrt he went-the route. Pat Caraway was relieved by the veteran Faber who received credit for the triumph i . - • '< tearns how to conic in ami yet 'cm with hts throwing hand. It. seems Mr. Hack likes to get both hnmts on the ball to be sure he has it before heaving to first, a delay that fast,, men In the National League would not be long In exploiting. 'John Mini McQraw contributes the The comeback vogue which Jack • Deinpaey seems to have started has spread afar. Now we have the spectacle of Johnny Dundee trying to call back the tost years. . * * » The Do«ch G*ts Home Flyweight Babe Triscaro, former amateur ciiampion and winner ol 13 straight rights since becoming a professional, hns to borrow two- bits from the folks when he wants to go to a movie. But that's Ills own wish, as lie doesn't handle any of .the money he earns by fighting. bat lets his manager, Ollie Downes. take it home to the mama. * ' * * Carmen Lents ..Prlmo Camera was busied on the now by'a Wond showgirl's str^ght left the other day, after, which he Wok a right cross to the chin. That probably puts him out of consld- opinion that the three teams that will fight it out for the National League pennant this year arc New York, Chicago 'and Cincinnati. Previously, Mr. McGraw had named as contenders New York, Chicago and St. Louis, so you may Infer thai he has changed his mind. • • * Youth and Ate ' Jerry Travcrs and Billy Howell will play "Bunny" "and "Ducky" Corkran at Baltimore May 22 to help the Olympic fund along. Jerry won his flrst amateur golf chain- Paths Converge at Sbreveport FOHS™ TO This, horse maj'|iiot be the favorite in Hie Kentucky Derby this after loon but It's a cinch that this thoroughbred will be given a real ridt Earle Sande, tlie star veteran of all Jockeys, will have a lea up 01 Overtime and Sande has brought many a winner In a flashing finishing. Then Overtime is pretty horse, too. down the- Ktretci much of a race KEEPS' > ; PELS IIE SHUT IT 'lucks Hit Hard: Mails, Lookout Ace. Gives Pels Whitewash Coat. Olympic Threat-And Only 13 Indians Officially Open Season With Strong Visiting Club Sunday. i. OSCEOLA, Ark., May 7.—The Osceola Indians will officially op-, en their season and. their quest for an Independent title when they meet the Forrest City dub Here Sun'day. • . . The Indians have been training for a number of. days and apoear nil set to give the strong visiting club a hard fame. The local team won a practice game.from the Blytheville Cardinals last Sunday and since then the Indians team work has Improved materially. Manager Fred Taylor, has:- several star pitchers to put In against the Forrest 'City team and »ny one of the group, is ready to-go the route It ts believed. .--' Many a. runner hns been tagged out at (he plate and many :: a batter, thrown mit at first by Wally Schang, left." and Aaron- -Ward, since they separated years ago f.rom the New York Yankees.-But they're together again, performing in their old positions on the same team. George Sisler's Shtcveport entry in the Texas League. Schang Is catching as ol oW, and hitting at a fast pace, while Ward is show- County Loop TO Open With Three: Games Tomorrovr Ing much of his old brilliance nt second base, and providing a punch with the bat. big ptonshlp six years before Billy Hoirell was born. Not Erwaeh Fish .• Jack Sliarkey begins his (mining campaign leading up lo the Schme- Hng encounter by going fishing. He would have to fish a long while, however, to find enough \o All that stadium. * • * rrankle: Please WrlUi Frantic Frtsch hasn't broken Inio print lately. He is the second baseman of the world champion (1931) Cardinals and predicted In MnvcV that Dizzy Dean woukl make tlie I fans forget Burlclgh Grimes, pcpc \mm fC J 1 IvaAmBlJKKY JHlK PHANH fWUMRiltf- A Little BlRO WILL -—--~- .HIM'- Mr. Grimes Meanwhile Mr. Grimes, who has been down with flu, has been ot no help to the Cubs, but they have been winning without him. Wimn Mr. Grimes gets going, Mr. McGraw might have something else to say about Ihc pennant race, but it wouldn't, be anything for print. And Loudly, Tot! Floyd "Babe" Herman is not a adio broadcaster, but every time le makes a base hit in Cincinnati, t echoes all over Brooklyn. • * » Grappfcn Get It M. Jacques Cuiley, whose wrcst- tt arc swarming ^11 . over the country, has been forced to move 'ran his little office Into «i suite in the Times building. Maybe the wrestlers will bring back prosper Itv. At least they have brought I in certain quarters. ~»* G«* to Wort Bud Tcachout's vacation Is over Bud Is the pitcher sent from th Cubs to the Cardinals In til Grimes-Wilson deal. The Card didn't have enough uniforms lo g around, so Bud had to sit in th stands most ot the time. Now, B« has been sent to Rochester. Card nal farm. Maybe the Cardinit front office ngureoY th»t TO U ! cheaper than acquiring unoth imltoreii Since it seems definitely seltled that the 1932 . Olympic discus champion will break Ihc existing record of 155 feet 2 15-16 indies. the remaining Question is who will be champion? Why not Dob Jones, of Stanford? . Jones Is merely one of that Rreat .clan of weight heavers Coach Dink T/nplcton srsms to comp up with each year at Slanlonl. lie's only 'n junior, but seemingly always could sail the platter better than 150 feet. When Southern California defeated Stanford In n recent diifl engagement, Jones Rnve notice ot Intent to shatter records in Olympic games. His winning row ngalnst the Trojans—161 cl 5.2 inches—was seven feet tier than that of' his nearest val—who happened, to be a team- ate—and more than six feet bc- md the Olympic mark. A year ago Jones easily outdis- inced the Intercollegiate field in is specialty, sailing the platter >9 feet 2V. Inches. Tills mark as only four feet slwl of the American college record, which ones Is almost sure to beat this eason. And If he wins Ihe Olym- Ic discus, It wilt make three tralght triumphs for California, or Dr. Clarence. (Bud) Houscr, ormsr Trojan weight hero, won he 1924 and 1928 titles. The Mississippi County b«ueb*l1 league will open Its season tomorrow with six teams ready to star! when trie barrier U snrunn. They are: Lutes, Sandv Ridge Yarbro, Frormsea land, Dell and Luxora. Lutes will open at Sandy Ridge Yarbro will be Promised Land's op- rjonent in the inltjal game at Promised Land and Dell will tackle the Tjixora nine on the latter's home field. Little Helen.Lee Eteltli, above, 13-year-ol.d£Indianapolis• hlghfschppl iss, proved herself'a candidate for the United States women's fpiyrii- ic swimming team in! the recent Illinois Women's A. A.'invitation mett. ' In her first start against recognized •'championship, swimmers he' Hoosier school- girl won the 220-yard free style event, defeating among others, Miss Lisa Lindstroni, star of the New York w. S. A and Olympic team member in 1928. . Standings W L. Memohis ............. 17 5 Chattanooga ......... 16 8 Blrmlnehnai .......... 14 9 New Orleans .......... 11 13 Little Rock ........... 9 13 Atlanta ............... 9 14 Knoxville ........... . 9 15 .771 Nashville 6 14 American Leane W t, Washington 14 S New York 11 6 Detroit 12 7 Cleveland 14 9 St. Louis 19 12 Philadelphia 810 Chicago 6 14 Boston 3 15 Italy Completing Railroad Through Appenine Range FLORENCE, llalv (UP)-An electrically operated roilrond thru the Appenine Afountntns, connecting Florence and Bologna, which was started In 1913. but on which work wns suspended during the World War. is now reported In sin advanced stage of construction. It \vas announced, following . a recent tour ol inspection by Minister di Ci'ollalaimi, that building operations would b? conipleled by tlic end of lim, and the line opened in the sm-ing of 1934. The road, which is 45.6 mile*, v;ill exocdUc cowrmmicnUons between Italy, Fvancv), and Switzerland. The longest of its 31 tunnels (11.1) milrs^ is trie most cxlensivc donblp-ti-fickcd T^ssageway of Us ort in the world. . , ,olf- us the, STARS plaq it By learning to apply backspin properly the golfer can stop hot that otherwise would scamper across the green into a yawn- ng- • trap. He not only will be able to stop the ball at a desired Read Courier News Want Ads Read Courier News Want Ads. k every grafe Jno. C. McHaney, Jr. "The Monument Man" W. t,. Pr-t [Chicago 14 6 .700 Boston 12 6 .687 Philadelphia 10 9 .526 BOB JONES , Cincinnati 11-11 St. touls 9 12 New York 7 Itt Brooklyn 1 10 Pittsburgh 7 M GEM THEATRE Sunday and Monday Matinee—2:30 - Night—7:00 Adm.—Matinee and Night— V. 10 and 25c See 'Nice Women' with Sidney Fox and Frances Dee Novelty .Reel .— "Wrestling iwordfish". Comedy—"The Perfect Suit- r" with Benny Kuljcn. .500 .429 .412 .412 .350 Five-Yeur-OU Boy Leads "Bkby" Orchestra SEATTLE (UP) — One of the roungcst orchestras In America, iert by » talented five-year-old boy. has been formed here. Ten children, ranging from tlircj to seven years ol age, make up the group under direction of Ethen-Ann Rcinii, former director ol the Hollywood Baby Orchestra. The children use violins one- eighth and one-quarter of the normal eVze. A small '«llo also Is used. he orchestra and Jncklc Lc May! s master ot ceremonies, making I all announcements. Tlie orchestra is a non-commcr-1 clnl organization find appears rcg- ilnrly at charity benefits. THREE ELECTRIC MONSTKRS The three largest cleclric to fly the American flag are the S. S. President Coolldge, the S. S. President Hoover, and the S. S.j Augustus. The first two nre 653 feet long, and have n speed ot 21 knots. A buck d«r recently shot In JHCM« WroUn, five, conducts Pcnrxylvanla h»d six legs. TODAY'S GAMES Swrtbern I/raoe Knoxville at Memphis. Chattanooga at New Orleans. Atlint* at Little Rock. Nashville at Birmingham. National New York at St. Louis. Brooklyn at Chicago. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh. Boston at Cincinnati. i St. Louis at Boston. Cleveland at Philadelphia. Chicago at Washington. Detroit at New York, spot but. with the backspln applied, will be able to get the bal Into the »lr'«nd more easily con trol Its flight. "One must catch the ball wltl the clubhead before It bites int the turf," 8»ys Jock Hutchison who was » master at putting Eng lish on • ball.- With »n open stance, play th b»H more otf the right foot, plvo very little and keep he hand close to the body. The left arrr must be kept fairly straight thru out the swing. Hit the ball firs » downward Mow, then let th clubh*«<J bite Into the turf. physJeists have that lleh''» wl° clt y most fundamental naturti acknowledge l3 ona Ol '"• constants The leading Chicks beat the Knoxvillc Smokies at . Memphis v,-hllc the rocontl place Lookouts l In slep wldi n v/ln over tho Pelicans. The Chicks, Southern league pace \setteis, beat the Knoxvllb team;" 15 to 9. The Chicks hit hnrdi' gathering 15 Wows while tho Smokies secured 14. Hee.w, MrDtn- phls' outfielder, hit for the circuit, n^eh who started tjut was .relieved by Davis, was credited with tin triumph. .- •'• ••. ••• - Duster Malls Hmitcrt'thc" Pels to four lilts at New Orleans ami the Lookouts won Handily, 5 lo 0. Johnson hurled fair ball but was^ no X uiatcli for the ' foinuir big v .league star. Andrus of Clialta- nooga h lifor flic circuit. The Birmingham Barons found lie pitching of two Volunteer mrlcrs to their likin« nnd blasted out an 6 to 2 triumph. Walkun kcnt the Vols off the baijs fairly well In the meantime. Susko, Baron first sacker. got fouv hits out of five trips to the plate. Little Rock and Atlanta wire Idle. " RTTZ THEATER Sunday, May 8 1—Day Only—1 —Two Performances— . Matinee and Night S«e and Hear America's Greatest ALT- GIRL BAND (In Person) "Doc" Shelton's "TEXAS RANGERETTES" (All Nine of Them) Presenting a program of — Popular Music, Novelties, Songsi and Dances. All Girls are Master Music Makers. On the Screen — "LETTY LYNTON" witli -Toan Crawford and Robert Montgomery. (This Picture Now Playing in Fox Theatre, St. Louis) Comedy—"Love Pains" with tho Boy Friends. Latest Paramount News Adm.—Matlnco and Nitfht— 10 and 40c RESULTS He wh» rtmgs d*»r f»r a J*, a room or any de- objective follows a slow cir- t»ot« IndirtJ. Onr crtnmni not only locale (hrsj pros . pecta tor yoi bit »lso assure an iMBHdiate fntenrlew with an Interested P^MPecl at the neatest 5*,. Ing of time and effort. Phone 306

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