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'PAGE EIGHT BLTTHEYILLE, (ARfc.) COURIER NEWS TITLE II IT 1 Robinson Drug Makes Certain o{ Crown, Winning As Terry Loses Winning Margin? BY j. r. O. I.. StatlslKbu Robinson Drug Store clinch^ the second half of the Commercial League Softball flag last nlghi by defeating Ark-Mo Power, C-l as Haynes' Ms-n's Shop turned back the second place Terry Service Stnilon, 0-3. Robinson Drug, nlso wlnnei-s o: the first half, can loose lliclr remaining three games nnd yot finish attend of the Ga.sseis. who me four games behind with thro games yet to play. H was the. fifteenth consecutive victory fur the Cowboys, eleven of them coming it the second half. They lost but one game in the lir.sl half, dropping 12-8 decision to Pastime liUlian Parlor, May 3 Kimc-r Miss*", Sliutiiul Vernon Rimer, crookr-d arm ace in hanging up No. 13, had a shut out until the seventh when he los sight momentarily of the plate an talked a couple to fill the bases When Marshall Blackard grabbc Fisher's short fly lo ecu lei nn tossed the pellet back into the in field Ketlinger scampered liomi In addition to hurling one of hi best games of the season Hliuc- -.. ,put the came on ice by slammln ft Men-Hie ilncr through the. uo wilh three on in the third. Th ball hit umpire Earnest nnd car ooned off Into right field, Potlcr BlacKnrd and Brogdon coming in. Murderous Kow Connects If Jimmlc Smotherman couli have -gotten by the champion' "murderous row'. Galloway, Pot ter, Blncknrd. nrogdon and liimcr •"he--would have fared pretty wcl These five collected eight 'of th two hits, recorded, thu fust Hire getting two for three. Othcrwia he held the rest of the batting or der in check. Manager Dick Potter sent hi charges oil to a good i'.orl in th first canto by poling n very larg triple into the spaces beyond th cars in ccnterfieltl scoring Cnllo may, who had beat out a hoppe Fast flokling by Fisher prevcute a home run. They came' tack i the third and combined four nil and a pass to complete the scor ing for the evening. With Web and Crowe disposed of Callowa got hold of his favorite nnd club bed a homer to left-center. Potter I singled through the box. ninckarcl | followed suit nnd Brogdon com-| pleted the filling of the hassocks: •with free transportation. With the I count'three-two Riiucr bounded a liner through Ihjj diamond, clenn- j ing the bases. • | Browning Gtts Two . Browning was the only Sparkler to collect two hits off Rimer. Ket- *inger nnd Taylor turned In some food work in Ihe infMd as did Webb. Ganske took cnre of some nicely clubbed hoists. Haynes took undisputed possession of third place, just a hnlf game behind Terry by taking the Gassers inlo camp in the first game. Lewis "Slick" Freeman started on the mound for Terry nnd after retiring the first seven men in order develoiwd n streak of wildness in the third. lie wns relieved 6y "Trigger" Wall wilh Hie bases filled and three inns In Louis Appiebaum greeted him with a two bagger to right, scoring two Seven scored in that frame. Two more counted in tlie third after which Wall tightened and pitched shutout ball the rest of the way After a rather shaky star Charles Kcndig settled down nnd with R big lead pilchcd winning ball. He allowed eight liiu while his mates touched Freeman ar Wall for two more. Terry took a two run start h the second on singles by Wall am Taylor nnd Hartwick's first tw bagger. Taylor was out trying t stretch his bingle Into n double Frttman Wows Freeman blew up in the thirc walking Ihree to add to the mcr: ineiit when eleven nicn toed tl <. platter. Boonc led off with a pass. Kendig popped to short left. Brogdon was issued a walk. E. Blackwell crowded the satchels with n hit. Boone scored as Tsaac forced Blackwell. Crockett sent Brogdon over with a one baser. Wnll relieved Freeman and Terry went behind the plate. Applebaum doubled, scoring Crockett. Burns. Z. Blackwell singled nnd Louis nnd Carter flagged it home. Boone popped out. Kendig beat out n high bouncer to short and had it beat out wtvm Luckell threw the ball »way, Kendig moving down to second. Brogdon doubled to right, scoring Kendig. and crossed Ihe plate'with the final Hayiics' couter on E. Blackwell's second single. Terry made a feeble rally i.. their last try in the seventh but could push but one nm over. Hartwick 'singled over third for his third hit. Purtle moved him up with an Infield out. He vent to third as Taylor also rolled out to second. Mosley cracked one to let sending Hwtwick over but Baxte popped to third. K. Bl«ckwell and Hartwlck ted in the offensive with three hits »pi«ce. Two of Hartwick's were of the double dimensions. Frank 1s- »«c hurtled eight chances »t second for the winners without an WEDNESDAY, AUGUST'15, 1934 A Fish Story ThatV aj Whopper Alvln Ciowder, whom Rogers Hornsby and other wise baseball men believe will once more satisfy lib winning temperament with the ambitious Detroit Tigers. PROVE BIG HELP TD TIGERS Experts Believe General "What Doctor Ordered" For Pennant Bound Club BY 1IAKRY CJRAYSON NKA Service Sports Kdilor NEW YORK, Aug. IS.—The De-'; troll club's gamble of (10,000 or less on the 33-year-old Alvln Ciowder WHS u good one, in tlie opinion of the wise inen of baseball. ' ^ Hogcrs liornsby and Walter Johnson arc among those • who hnve an idea that the right-hander who enjoyed six successive remarkable seasons In St. Louis anil Washington may give the Tigers what, little shove they need to win the American League iieiuiant. Crowder's nge, unmistakable signs that his nrm is tired—nnd a 812.000 contract—combined to cause every club except the fron', runner to pass up the General when the Senators u-nherl for wavers on the pitcher who nvemgcd more than 20 victories for u half do/.en .campaigns. I Detroit, making money hand over 1st, could 'well afford to run the risk. If Crowder can help keep the Tigers out of a slump during the dash down the srtetch, it will nean a good $50.000 more to Frank J. Navln & Co. And that may be all the willing worker of Winslon-Salem has lo do to send Mickey Cochrune's men Into a world series, which might menn $100.000 additional to '.he owners, provided it lasted Ipngci tlinn four games. TIGERS DEW! the New York Oitnta 3 to 2 with ' the veteran Burlelgh Grimes In the winning route, although relieved by Hoy l In the ninth imiing. Carl Hubbell was the losing hurler. The Bucs came from behind to win. The Chicago Cubs lost to the , Boston Braves 15 to 2 nt Chicago. :The Braves blasted .out 23 hits to 8 for the Cubs. Bi-undt was the 'winning pitclier. . . n i • i r. • I T||C st - Lollls Cardltl: >ls won over Veteran tSurleign Grimes: the Philadelphia pinnies 5 to i at II it niii-i i St. Louis. Vance and Halncs coui- numblCS Hllbbell and Uned their efforts to turn in a Champions On Tuesday ^f* run IfWcy hlt for four ; The Cincinnati Reds defeated inc IM stepping Detroit Tigers | ,i, c Brooklyn Dodgers o «> 0 at dtfwued the New York Yankees in 'Cincinnati. Bengc was ihe losing two carnes at New York yesterday piicher. Frcy holding the Dodgers 10 all lint nun any pennant em- (0 seven scattered hits bitioiii the New Yorkers might ____ have hud. I The Tigers won 9 to 5 and 7 Al1 tne world's flowers are de. Crmvdpr was the whining pitch- 1 £ccndctl from tne simple little but er in the first game .-incl Rnwe in ] lem 'l>. according lo many famous HIP :econd gaun>. fiowe iield the ' . ljolan 'sts. Y;i.'?l:i-e shippers to four hits af- _ttr Crowder hud kept 11 scattered |i: the first gnjiio. Dome?, was driven from the mount] in the opening; tame. Uohringcr of the Tisers lilt'. for the circuit in each tame. j Lefty Grave be.u the St. Louis' Hiowns yosti'rduy as the Boston : lied fiox grabbed off a 7 to 3 dc- • fir-iun. Ciove held the Brownies to j bix hits in registering his sixth! liclory of the .seabon. | The Cleveland Indians defeated j the Washington Senators S to l at Washington. Cleveland sluggers' pounded out 10 hits while Harder I KHd tlie fiats to four. , | The Pilsburgh Pirates defeated • BLHONE 134 FARMERS BANK & TRUST CO. INSURANCE DEPT. COMMKKCIAI. SOFT BALL I.KACUK ALL-STAR CHOICES • .POSITION NAME CMI1J First Bnse Second Bnsc Third IJase .. Short stop . . Short Field .. Lett Meld ; Center Field Right Held .. i ;•• Catcher i 1 Catcher Pitcher .'. Pitcher Pitcher .....:'!.' NOTE:— -Letter Mplalnlnj; reasons for sflcclion must accompany ballot. NAME STREET i CITY and STATE Mail to Courier l catches ns did Jnck [ Louis Applebaum collecte . if single and double. Han •, lor bagged two singles. The box scoresi 1 FIRST GAME . Hnynes Ab o Brogdon ss . . ^ r E. Blackwell If . d Isnnc 2b f. Crockett 3b Burns if d Carter cf g Applebaum ss .. e Z. Blackwell Ib ri Boonc c Kendig p n d Totals to Terry S. S , Caudill lb-3b I.uckelt 3b-ss . . fj Terry .ss-c -!_' Robinson ss ... l Wall c-n ... 4 . 4 . . . 4 . ... 3 .... 2 .... 3 3 2 .... 3 ... 31 . Ab .... 3 .... 2 3 .... I S Ntws, Blytlievillf, Ark. Hoblnson. d a pair, non Tny- H PC- A 1 2 1 300 1 4 4 1 2 1 000 000 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 5 1 1 2 0 10 21 ^ II PO A 0 4 1 022 1 3 1 030 l o n Boyett rf Fisher cf Mierow If Totals Robinson Drug Vebb 3b rowe ss allaway Ib Potter c llackard ss Irogrton if timer p Ganswe cf 'arker rf Mosley 2b Tililon 2b Totals By innings: Ark-Mo Power Summary: Runs Robinson Drug Inw.iy 2, Potter 2 don. Huns tatted ..2000 .. 1 000 .. 3 ft 1 0 20 5 18 7 Ab H PO A -.3120 ..3 00 1 3230 3270 3211 ..2120 ...3 1 0 1 ..3030 ... 2 1 0 0 ... 0 0 D 0 ...3 03 1 .. 28 10 21 4 ..000 000 1— I — Kcttlnger. Cal.. 204 000 x— 6 Blackard, Brogin— Fislier, Calla- Detroit landed Crowder, who bagged 24 sanies In 1033 and 26 n 1932, for "a little- more than the .waiver price." The waiver price S4GOO. At his current, sulary, it, probably will cost the Tigers morej :hnn $2000 to have the Washington castoff with them throughout the closing seven weeks. But if he has n fnir share nf what he has had. Crowder is "Just \vhi\l the doctor ordered" for a dub In Detroit's position. In that event, he can spell Howe, Fh|x> Marbcrry and Bridges, thus increasing their effectiveness. What pennnnt-bound array can't use another pitcher with poise when it starts pressing in that lust wild scramble? Crowder's fall from 2-! victories In 1933 to four this season can bi (raced to several things. Mrs. Crowder underwent n mn- Jor operation and was gravely ill In the spring. The Washington club .suffered nn unprecedented scries of iiijur- lies, and fell apart like the oiu-lioss shay. Crowder, who dislikes to -ose performed before small supercritical turnouts. • * + Perhaps bcinp kicked Blairs will restore some of the General's old wizardry. Certainly, if the 'ormer doughboy can't win for the hustling Detroit club, he can't win anywhere in the majors. Crowder pitched one if ills last snmcs for Washington and his Irst for Detroit against Homsby's St. Louis Browns. Tie was removed on each occasion, but showed Honisuy enough stuff to cause him to say: "I'd have taken Crowder in n minute hnd I been in Coclirauc-'s Place. There never tins been anything wrong with th c General's arm. and he's an exceptional^ intelligent pitcher. He can't ' miss catching (hat jungle fever 1 So Detroit may have soi more for which to ington. which Golden Goose Stone, and thc This is one "biggeit-rish-I-ever-.saw" ilm didn't get away! Thomas Howell, Chicago financier, is standing Ijrside America's biggest tuna caught with rod and reel, on Die (lock at Liverpool. Nova Scotia. Weighing "92 jxiunds, the fish hauled Mr. Hosvcll and Vus companions for G2 hours and carried them TO miles out to sea before giving up. It wus 12 pounds heavier than Zane Grey's record fish. Big Train Is Side-Tracked Wash- l.ast winter trailed, Ooslin for Johnny year before. Marberry nnd Carl Fischer lor Earl Whit«hm .who this year found ., , . ...... .UILIIU that he could not curve lt:o n c sv ball. Conslderiti?; Jhe brrak it obtained in thc Ooslli Detroit concern - blamed for juiv lark Griffith Iw IrniKitciion. Die Seriously ill witli an internal .nil- ment, Waller Johnson, manager of the Clcy-elaiui Indians. ;vas forced out of action ii§hl at the height of his club's fight for the; pennant. Above, the "Big Train" is shown in a Cleveland hospital. Below is Willie Knniin. veteran third sucker of the- Indians, who was matte temporary manager ol the team at Johnson's request. Digger Indians Were Once Great Artists SAW LAKE CITY, Utah (UP) —The Digger Indian!, of California may now be- known as the "dirt eaters." but once they were great artists . A collection of their basket work, of intricate weave nud design, is owned by John S. -Bransford, of Sail Lnkc City. The items H'cre collected by Mrs. Bransford duriiiK the '80's in Plunias county. 3nl. j Most of the pieces in the col- i lection were made before the coming of the white man to Call-! fornia. Their entry marked the end of the Digger civilization, hull "-• '• ' : -' r-nn Hariwick el .. Frccinan p-cb Purtle c Taylor 2b .... Mosley If Baxter rf Totals .... By innings: Haynes 007 Terry 020 2C 8 21 way. Potter. Blnckard, Rimer 3. Home run—Calla way. Three base hit—Pollcr. Base on balls-oJT Ri mer 4: off Smotherman' 1. Slruck out—by Tiiiuer 7. Errors—Browning. Smolhcrman. Potter. Umpires -Barnes anil Puekctt. Time ot game—1:01. when he U a p-iclier who won' 24 James last year and !C the wfore. Eyebrow plucking was practiced by Ihe fair sex as rarlv -L B. C. 200 000 01- Trafflc Janinwd at Smalll Blaw NORTH ADAMS. Mass. (UP) — trafdc Jam of 1.000 auto- Ant-Mo Power Ab H PO A I Taylor 2b 3032 Thomas ss 4 rj Browning c 3 2 Glover Ib 2 i Hires ss 3 Kettlngtr 3b ...'....'. 2 „ . - — ........ •rrer. Mmtey tnrned In some nice Smothemun p 3 Summary: Runs—Urogdon 2. Is- Although it took only a pail of ac. Crockett. B'.irns. Carter. Apple- w ' a 'er to extinguish the bla7e nt baum. Boone. Kcndig. Itnll. Hart- silvo Pieiropan's home, it took all - 2. Rims batted in—Brogdon. available police officers to slralght- 2, Crockett, Carter. Apple- "" "" 2. Z. Blnckwell 2. Hnrtwick. Taylor. Mosley. Two base hits- HarUlck 2. Apiilebaum. Double play — Taylor to Caudill. Base on ball's —oft Kcndig 4; Freeman 4- Wall 1 Struck out—by Kendig 5: by Wall 2. Pitchers records—3 hits. 3 runs off Freeman in 2 2-3. Losing pitcher— Hreeman. Errors—Boone Caudill, Luckelt. Tern-. Taylor. Umpire-Blackard, Moore. 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