The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1936 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 5, 1936
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS JVjgmphis Bill's Star Battery • Terrys Resent Aspersions . of Yanks, At Least That's Build-Up. BY HARUY GHAYSON Sporls Kdllor, NEA Service NEW YORK, Sept. -1. — Tendril warfare already Is flaring in connection with tlie probable irorld series meeting of lire Yankees anil Giants. The American League club, already "in," hails the dramatic ,,"march of the Mo Grounders i" alone because of the commercia \alue o! a 6-cent sub'.vay seric i in spacious parks. Joe McCarthy's fence busier, regard "the prospective Natlona League champions as a rather soft touch, and make no secret of It The Vaiikci-s believe ilm|. '.,..,. are loo many old spavined blokes 'Playing Important roles with the Giants, and that Hill Terry's athletes lack sufficient [rawer to suc- jfcefifully combat them. "The Giants hil singles and ,icore few runs," Is the Yankee viewpoint "We hit- doubles, triples ,and home runs. We'll give the Giants, bridge with their baseball. We'll do plenty of doubling and score,often wllh grand slams." The Giants naturally are resentful of the Yankee aspersions. They are confident that the brilliant Car) Hubbell will stop the mipiiert Rifles cold aiid that Hal Schumacher also will take good cnre o_f Murderers' Row, provided Ills arm comes around. Fred Filzslmmons Is efficient 8S!aln and the Giants have nn Idea that A! SmUli, the junior member of their left-handed pilch- Ing department, would he effective against Gchrij; & Co. Prank Gabter, Harry Gumbcrt, and Clydell Castlemnn all linvc clicked In the Giants' drive, and Dick CotTman Is a seasoned relict worker. ; \The Giants reason that .Ihc 10 OPPOSE Oils Mancuso never calls for wrong pitch. Yankees can't go for extra bases against pitching they can hit, Decoration Day Limit The \erbal .row between the Bronx rivals is.rtullc mild In comparison (o the fcclln;. existing between Terry and the unsebnll .writers, however. Rclalidns became so strained in 1934 that a pence luncheon was arranged at which . Terry, needing the reporter' aid at the lime, humbly nimloglzcd for putting on .the chill and promised to be civil . .; It took the manager of (lift Giants- from the lunch hour unEII 11. o'clock that night to Iron out real and Imaginary grievance.'!. .' i Terry held penthouse confer-: ences wllh the press at Miami ; Beach in the spring of 1935 and at;least had a-nodding acquaintance with Hie boys unlil Decoration-Day, which seems to be the time of jenr that the cantankerous pilot runs out of good will while - enjoying the least bit of good fortune. " Memphis Bill met 111c boys who wille piece? tor the papers dally aboard a yacht at Pensacoln this past spring, and some got the impression .that he was a changed man. , These failed to lake Into account that the Giants had collapsed largely due to lack of leadership after compiling a substantial lead for the second consecutive year. Banquet Needed Now Terry was. amiable enough on July 15 of this year, when the Giants were only a game and a half out of sixth place and young Horace Sloneliam announced that they . would have to be reconstructed. But newspapermen In general are "just a lot of clerks" to Terry and he promptly put them In their places at his club's first upward turn. Terry's position was precarious on July 15, although his $30.000 or J40.000 contract still has two , more years to run. A Giant vlc: lory will mean that tlic great first baseman and hitter will be around as o field marshal for at least that much longer. Terry persists on losing friend; faster than Horace Stoneham anc Eddie Brannlck, secrclary -of- the club, can make them. Brjinnlck lias, a full-time job squaring beefs It will lake a banquet to iron out the difficulties this fall anc the way things are going It wil require a blowout In Hie gram ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria !• straighten Terry out with th scribes by the lime his contrac expires. 'School Boy" Is Heaviest; Waylaid lo Take On McNaught lly J. I'. FKIENH Leo Myers, Uflllas, Texas, re- puled former wcllcrweigiil champion, will meet "Schoolboy" Knox Carthage, Mo., In the main event of the weekly wrestling show Monday night under the auspices of the American Legion, it has been announced by Clarence Holder, Legion promoter and matchmaker' KOI- (lie .semi-final. Donald McNaught, the headlock socialist, who twisted poc 1'oolc Into unconsciousness on his Initial appearance, last Monday, Is matched wllh another up-and-coming youngster, Eddie Wnyland, former University .of Tennessee student, and one time semi-profcssloriai footl«ill slnr. Both matches will have a nlnc- • minute lime limit two best fulls ill of three governing. . . Another four-round boxing exhi- Ilion, featuring two Blythcvllle oung inltLslers will open the show romplly at 8:30. All Have Class II is doiiblful If there Is anoth- wrcsller In this neck of the 'oods who can measure up to Eycrs In pure skill. There is lit- c doubt Ihat he is the class round here, the only trouble bc- ig that he is rather small and forced lo concede weight. Schoolboy" will have both phy- cal nml weight niiyantngc over ic tough Texan. Mjkc Meroney i discussing this match, said that <nox was Improving all the time. He is young, aggressive, and Is rowing all the time, and will kcly force Myers to put out cv- rything he has. The scmi-windup brings togclh- !• two of the young grapplers McNiiught and Wayland have howii here and have caught the ye 'of the fans with their speed ability, and daring style. Both re built somewhat on the style lues. However, Wayland, unless ic has taken oil some excess baggage, will oulscale the handsome Open Play-OH Series At Caruthersvilte Tuesday Baseball Results Soulheni Ix'acue Night games: Little Rock at Memphis. Birmingham nt New Orleans. Atlanta at Nashville. Knoxville at Chattanooga. National T*n£ae Chicago 8. Pittsburgh 0. Only game scheduled. By Harry Gray son American I>acnc New York 9. Boston C. Washington 7. Philadelphia 3. Only games scheduled. Northeast Arkansas T.ragne Open dale. ..CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Scp 4.—Tlic play-off series, three b games out of five, will begin here next Tuesday night, Sept. 8, Hie game lo start at 8 pjii. between •Newport, Ark., Cardinals and the Caruthersville Pilots. Caruthersville won the first half and Newport Is winner of the second half In the Northeast Arkansas League. ' ; : The first . two games of the play-off will .be held here, Tues day and Wednesday, and the other three games, if three are nec- •'tssary to decide tlie championship, will be plajed al Newport The games .at Newport will be pl»yed In the afternoon, each to begin at three o'clock. Today's Games Southern i,en£tic Memphis at Little Rock. Birmingham at New Orleans. Chattanooga at Knoxville, Only games scheduled. National league Chicago at Pittsburgh. St. Louis at Cincinnati. Boston at New York, two game Brooklyn at Philadelphia. American League St. Louis al DeDtrolt. New York at Boston, two game Cleveland at Chicago. Philadelphia at Washington. Norlhrui Arkansas I.e»ru e Open date. NEW YORK.—College All-Amcr- cans registered a thrilling He with Ihe Detroit I.tons In Chicago de- ili.Hc n jack of organization and low morale. . They arrived here for llielr en- Sagciiienl ii-lth the New York Slants In the same condlllon, al- .lioiijjh having more Idea of teamwork as . the result of their 7-7 draw with Ihe champions of the- National League of Professional Football Clubs. Thirty of tlic 53 collegians threatened to strike before the game lit Soldiers' Field when cor- .iiln members discovered that nil .vcre not being j>nid an sum In the way of "spending money." In addition ,lo bed, board, and fare, ;he amounts ran from, $100 lo $40o[ depending on the magnitude of the star's mime. These lire-season all-star meel- ngs uru getting to be a racket, and the National Coaches' Association nay lake action against them this winter. A great majority of the .Gaelics have opixxsed them since the outset. Besides being unfair lests, they :.hrow boys Into direct contact with professionalism. Lnrts who otherwise might coin|)lcle their education frequently become Imbued with tlie Idea that they can do very well following the game for a living and ubnndon their schooling as a result. ' 1'lcase Thy Public Coaches and players elected to the positions with the team In nation-wide polls often are clubbed into accepting. The result Is that they respond half-hcnrlcdly. In the 1534 nnd 1935 games, coaches learned early that most of the boys had completed the serious end of playing when tliclr college careers ended, when they reached Chicago and were handed n liberal amount of spending money, fun was nppsrmosl In their minds. Practice was a bore and a hardship that they believed they had left, behind when they finished college. Hence, tlic mentors. If (hey really cared or It mattered, had considerable trouble working iip a little enthusiasm. Bcrnlc Blerinan and his aids ran into Ihe same situation in assuming command of the 1936 All-Amer- leans. A new crop of collegiate heroes looked upon the venture as a lark. Jay BerwaiiKcr. for example, wasn't too enthusiastic about his assignment. The Brest Chicago back "cut" many practice sessions. When on hand he didn't overdo the job of covering his assignments, with Ihc result that substitutes did n nrettv fair job of getting Into tlie headlines. nicrman Ko.-xrs Down The setup was discouraging to nicrman. who had been accustomed lo having n lot of popper nn< fire among his candidates. Tlie shrewd Minnesota mento tried dilTerent methods than h.u predecessors. That was work and plenty of It, Blcnnnn didn't givi Ihe team much of n chance t< think anything bnl football. On th» Saturday night beton the Chicago game, for example when most of the boys hud" bl social activities planned, the coacl surprised them by calling a hands out for a special drill undc the lights at Soldiers' Held. Bfcrrnan knew when lie accepta the job against his will that 1 would be on the spot. He usc< nil of his coaching resources to ge himself out of the fire by bearin down on the noble athletes. Publicly, Biennan told cveryon that everything was" lovely In prc iwrlng for the Chicago game, bv a. close examination revealed tha no more than 20 of tlie S3 Al Sets New Record iTIEKOF In Ferno c r a t u r e Helps Chicks Along Conditioning Road 'I, BY J. P. FRIEND The Dlytheville Chlckasaws took advantage of the drop in' tlie thermometer yesterday and went through another strenuous drill Id bring (heir first week of prac- licc to a close. Adhering to the same program, that of 15 minutes for the different exercises, Coaches Carney _SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER .6-1936 OF TIE FOR HP Chevrolets Can Now Win Undisputed Title: Mc- Mullih Surprises Hughes The Arkansas-Missouri Powei 1 company Hotpolnts blasted Pastime Milliard Parlor out of n first Wince tic with the Little Chevrolet company In the Commercial soft, ball leamie last night, 9 to 8. It was lite final game of the sea- sin for the two teams ntxl unless Famous Store conquers the Chevrolets In their final game next Wednesday it will be the second pennant In two years for Mnn- ap"r Dick Polter and his club. Tn the opening game of last nli-ht's (loiiblcheacler a patched up McMullin Grocery Jcam surprised the fans and pranblv themselves ns well by defeating the formidable R. D. Hughes company club, 5 to 4, The game was the last of the season for the McMullin and llu"hes teams also. The Pastimers and Hotpolnts were jittery afield, each' team making six errors. The Hotpolnts hit the offerings of Dan Warring- Ion hard, collecting 12 blows while the P:istlmers garnered 9 off the hiirllne of Leo Stephens. Hotpolnt soulhpnw. Tlie Hotpolnts started off with a rush by scoring three runs in the first half of the o'penlni; inning on Jordan's homer with two mates on the sacks. Pastime came back strong however to count six runs in Its half of the first on five hits and three errors. After Ibat Stephens and his fielders settled down and held the Pastimers scoreless except for the fifth Inning when Godwin's homer, 'or GOAT GETTERS - - By Kren? J HHBHMI^^nHBMW^- " 1 \mcrlcans really were taking the Ifalr seriously. lilcrmau wasn't satisfied and here wasn't a time nflcr the first cw days that he would not have vclcomed a chance to hop back to Minneapolis, where his early work n connection with preparing his Hojiticrs for a fourth niiU-atcn ampAign suffered due to his r,icas- ng his public. with Hevill on base accounted fi two runs. In the meantime Ark-Mo steadily cut down Pastime's lead and finally passed the billiard nrtlsls. In Uic third two errors and a hit produced one run for Ark-Mo in the fourlh Ihree hits accounted for two runs with \yiillley's single driving In Ihe counters, and ty- hw the score. Tlic Hotpolnts came through wilh three runs lii the fifth when Pastime's fielding collapsed, one hit nnrl four errors producing the . runs. Pastime came roaring back Laslie. Ace Puekett and Stanflll i,, Us half with tlie two runs on Cutchin, Increased the lempo to Godwin's homer but .after that meet the weather with gratifying neither team could score. Fas- lltue continued to threaten. but acked the necessary punch. . McMullln's .miscellaneous assortment: of catch .as,.catch can ball :)layers, filling in . the, many grips ,eft by the departure ,of .veterans who had been playing with the team until .recently,, wasn't snp- lioscd to get anywhere against Ihe Clothiers but they did. Behind the surprisingly good hurling of Woodrow Hall, southpaw, the Grocers fielded fairly well, everything considered nnd managed to stave off a' last' Inning rush by the Clothiers. Hall had tlie heavy hitting Clothiers lifting weak pop lips most of the night and fielded his own position "well. H. L. Halsell, who played sliortflcld for Me Mill - lin before going to second base In an exchange ol positions with Manager Victor Stilwell. made the most sensational , catch of the game. Overrunning a hard hit lly ball Hnlsell leaped Into the air and pulled the ball down In n bare-handed stab. Whittle made a somewhat similar '" gloved hand catch for Hughes. Talmadge Huey, Hughes southpaw, limited the Grocers to six hits but .most of them came at crucial moments. •Tlic score by innings: R. H, E. - 5 6 G -480 R. H. E 30J 230 0 - 9 12 C 000 020 0 results. . Robert "Scotty" Scott, a member of the Papooses last year, was one of the bright features of the drill. This small, shifty youngster showed a nimble pair of feet, and shifty hips all afternoon and may be the answer lo tile mentor's prayer for another ball carrier to run with Russell Mosley, Homer Tfesharsc, Max Hutchlns, LeRoy "Bronco" Drown, and Alfred "Slick" Meredith, lettcrmen. Head Coach Laslie has indicated be may use the hard hitting Byron "Ripper" Walker some in backficld. Tlie chances for a shift was encouraged by the'' showing of Starling Bunch. Tlie Yarbro string-bean Is also wiuiming through five miles of' bcin S Broprnc-d as n terminal and 0-degrec water in 2 hours 7 " mv divWe time the two. ilnule.5 9 seconds Fnrnk Pritch-l ' rd. of Buffalo, set n new record i the Toronto marathon swim to cfeat a field of CO distance and M-Int natators. Hero Pritchard is lown climbing aboard the finish ne float at the end of his Lake Ontario clip. (he such Il ' s n " °"-' n Eccrcl - the end How They Stand is acute, nnd causing the coaches no little worry antl anxiety. James "Dab" Roberts, counted on for one of the wings, has been unable lo be out due to his NYA dulles. Dan Warrlnglon, "Peck" Hardln, 1)111""Godwin, Jay Smith, and Hunch have been receiving instruction for the position but tlic situation would look much better If the aggressive nnd tough Roberts were in there. He is expected to start back regular- y Monday, though, As a whole the squad has shown results over the week's practice. One thing Is conspicuous. They arc in good shape, physically nnd menially, have a fine spirit but mich work Is in store yet before Laslie is satisfied even for the first game wilh Corning, here Souttiern N Atlanta (Nashville cBlrtnlngham <Ncw Orleans ... vLHIIe Rock xChattanooga,, <Knoxvllle '<>>.... xMemnliis x—Night game. National W. U Pet. !U 50 .015 81 58 .583 74 GO .523 12 G8 .514 C!) 12 .-IDfl 62 18 .4-13 5S Rl .417 52 8G ,3737 W. I,. Pet, 70 4!> 75 53 76 55 .580 New York SI. Louis Chicago "itlsbinvli GO 03 .m Cincinnati C2 GS 48S Boston 58 OT \3t Brooklyn 52 15 ,109 Philadelphia 43 83 '341 McMulIln Hughes Ark-Mo 101 120 0 0)0 000 3 Pastime - 8 9 For Btj Vires GREENWICH, Conn. (UP)—WII- ALWAYS To WTtt :WH£N Vou SEE TMT MMT£L. Pises HEAD Vow? VWV, YoW UAN&LE IT LIKE A DISABLING , 7/itw SEE IT DROP THE LAP Of T&t OLD WHO WANKS Osceola and Newport End Season at Osceola Sunday - . BY J. P. FRIEND . OSCEOLA, Sept. 6—Tlie Osceola Indians will write finis, io the current, Northeast Arkansas League, here tomorrow, 'meeting the Newport Cardinals, winners'of the second half and who 'clash with Caruthersville for the title The game will start at 5:30, according to D. Fred Taylor jr., secretary., of the Indians. Under the capable 'leadership of Royce Williams the tribe mushed runner-up to the Cardinals for the second .division, arid fourth rung in the first half. They held the lead until the . last day only to lose out by dropping a double header. July 4. to the-. Camthers- ville'Pilots. The Pilots and Jones- borb finished in n deadlock with the Mlssourians copping in a playoff.', . : Osceola,. by virtue of six wins in succession, quickly assumed front rank on the fresh start, and kept it until the early part of August when their pitching collapsed. Tlie Cards, In the wake of a sensation- i al 12 game streak, forged ahead and gradually pulled away. How-' ever, Osceola made up some lost ground toward "the close but the, advantage was loo great lo overcome. Newport leads the locals by, 5'.'-- games. . : Boast Prize Battery ! Osceola has some consolation over the fact Unit they boast the 1 prize battery of tlie league. Ernest Binghnm, right hand pitcher, according lo all available records, was the first imrler in organized baseball to register twenty wins. His record is 23 victories as compared to but five reverses. He was recently sold to the Springfield (Mq.) club of the Western A.SSO- ciation, a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. It is quite likely that Bingluun will be Osceola's pitching selection for the finale. Paul Hucker, giant 200 pound catchcr.,is head and shoulders over the other receivers in the league. Not only is his .348 batting average third best, but he reads in Home runs with 15, and second to H. Hall,' Batcsville 'oullickler', ' in runs batted in, 9li to 91. Defensively he ranks well among the ; receivers, possessing a strong. and accurate arm. Al Signaigo, nnd Royce Williams are the others hit- Sa UiilS .300 and better. Grady-Mills™ is but n single point shy of the select circle. Walter "Dud" Lutes, youngster from BJytheville, lias won eight while losing but one. Johnny Sain, lanky Belleville, Ark., hurler has won 5 and last 3. Alfred Kelley's mound record is 9 and 7. If Bing- hnm doesn't work It will be either Lutes or Sain. - E PARTS & SERVICE DEPT. NOW UNTII, 9 P. M. Repairs for all Cars and Trucks Washing - Greasing Wrecker Service Phone 033 TOM LITTLE CHEVROLET CO September 25. Another week ofhitim Kiely, hook and ladder driver fundnments Is In store, wllh tlie possibility of scrimmage the latter part. 'Ifllil American League W. U Pet. New York 88 43 012 Cleveland 70 GO '533 Detroit 70 63 52b Washington C!) 63 523 Chicago 08 63 519 Boston GG 67 450 St. Louis 48 82 359 Philadelphia 47 s.i isss Northeast Arkansas league W. 1, |'ct Newport sn 10 795 Os «ol« 31 16 .060 Joncsboro 21 26 417 Caruthersville 21 37 433 Batesville is 30 375 Paraeould 13 31 -> 17 June Eclipse Pictures Studied at Washington WASHINGTON (UP) — Eight large pictures of the recent total eclipse of Ihc sun nnd Its mysterious corona, which arc believed to compare favorably with the best photographs made during previous eclipses were brought to Washing- Ion by Dr. Irvine c. Gardner, American scientist, It was announced by the National Geographical Society. Tlie pictures wore made at Ak nulak. U. S. S. n, on June 19, with a huge camera equipped with ail astrogrnphlc lens system which Dr. Gardner had invented for the purpose. on the New London fire department,, was the most conspicuous member at the annual convention of the Connecticut State Firemen's Association meeting here. Klely weighs 580 i>ounds, and has gained 220 pounds In the past five years. The earliest known date inscribed upon what Is known as a "grandfather's clock" is 1681 Ifefore YOB Boy Anj OfltbMrd - See tb« NEFfUNE Slnnle Cjl. (Other Sizes to 10 II. p.) HUBBARD TIRE & BATTERY CO. 7 « Pay Cash For 2nd Hand Furniture Phone 1031 Hubbard 2nd Hand Furniture Store Near GofT Hold Lumber Prices Reduced Lumber must be : moved before Oct. 1st •Some items as low as $1.00 per Hundred feet See us before building or making repairs. -J Chicago Mill and Lumber Co. Phone 800 . ]{i vthev i|ie, A rk. LEAF WORMS Finklea Bros. Cotton Dusting Corp. Now has airplanes for noisoning stationed at the lllytheville Airport. 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