The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 29, 1941 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 29, 1941
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MARCH 29 1941 Hot Putter Gives Hogan Four-Stroke Golf Lead. """~ * • ~ — •—•—• . . ...„ „ f ^^™• ^^ ^^fc ^^fc ^ Gets Only Sub-Par Round With 36-31 For Score Of 67 BY HARRY FERGUSON United Press Sports Kdilor ASHEVILLE, N. C,, March 29. (UP)—The Held in the Land Of The Sky open golf tournament starts off today in turned it into a torch to burn up the Biltmore Forest Coun- College Fight Titles Open in Meet Finals STATE COLLEGE. Pa.. March 29 (UP)—Only two 1940 champions will be in the finals of the seventh annual National Collegiate Athletic association boxing tournament to be staged here tonight. Nick Lee, of Wisconsin. year's „.,,.,,,:- _.- f ; 4t , n ,. . , - i heavyweight champion who chose pursuit oi Little henny Hogan, who borrowed a putter and |u> fight this year in the 175-pound 'bracket, was eliminated in hi.s first match. Another champion, Jolmny Pm-n, of Florida, was ousted last night in a semj-final bout in ihe 13f>-]>ouml class by the ISKiO champion, Gene Kunkin of Wisconsin. The two defending champions, both from Idaho, are Ted Ara, 1936' American Olympic boxing captain, who fights in the 120- pound class, and Laune Erickson, try club course. Four strokes ahead of his near- * est competitors as the 72-hole tournament goes into its second 18 i hole round. Hogan blazed a four- j under-par 67 yesterday and gained j a big bulge on j the 90 amateurs I and pros who are competing tor the $5.000 prize money. He did it by using a putter he borrowed from a fellow profes- The Sports Spotlight By LAVMOND CKOMI* of tht; Courier News Staff jsioual. Goggin, was the Willie and it greatest Blytheville's high school track .squad has been invited with teams representing Newport. W a 1 n u t Ridge. Paragould and Pigyott to Bea loan Hogan ever received. He curled them in from all angles, roared up the back nine 1 participate in the annual invitational track meet at Jonesboro April 11. Coach Bill Adams of Jonesboro invited the five northeast Arkansas teams and all are expected to par- in 31 and capped off a great day by dropping a twisting 25-footer on the 18th green 'for a birdie three. Lawson Little. National Open ; champion, and Sam Byrd, the former baseball player, were the only- other contestants who could match the par of 71 over a course whose fairways were heavy with rain- Surprisingly enough. . the greens emerged from the rain slick and tricky and putts were sliding live and 10 feet past the cups all day. Bulla Picks Up It is too early to pick the winner in this tournament but it is easy to pick one of the losers. That would be Johnny Bulla, who picked up yesterday because Ralph Guldahl. playing in his threesome, shot such a cautious, deliberate round that che slow pace finally got Johnny down. After he lifted himself out of the tournament Bulla said: "Even if I'm leading the field by 10 strokes at the end of 3G holes and they pair me with Guldahl in the final 3C, I'll quit. Picking: up is the worst thing you can do in a golf tournament arid I'll catch hell for it, but I just can't play with that guy. He plays too slow." Plenty of top flight golfers still are within striking distance of the SI.200 first money. Ky Laffoon stands at 72 and Ray Mangrum and Leonard Dodson are at 73. At 74 are John Palmer, a dark horse from Baden, N. C.. Joe Kirkwood Jr.; Felix Serafin; Leo Walper, Horton Smith, Frank Walsh, Al Brosch. Jimmy Hines, Byron Nelson, Jimmy Thompson and Guldahl. Tourney Ends Sunday The 75 shooters are Tony Manero, Clayton Heafner. Sam Snead, Lloyd Mangrum and Vic Ghezzi. The tournament goes 18 holes today and 36 tomorrow. Bulla pulled out of town for Augusta, Ga.. last night. Guldahl said Bulla has a "persecution complex" which he shows "every time he has a bad round of golf." He added that he, was tired of hearing such damaging statements made aLout him. They haven't cared for one another since last summer when at the Milwaukee ticipate the junior high district four meet may also be held there on the same date in conjunction with the invitational running. * • » Listen to Eugene Smith of the Jonesboro Sun: Don't Look now but Hlythe- villc has its eyes definitely focused toward a certain track cup which has, for the past l.flOl) or more years, rested in the Little Rock high school building . . . .Ii) C Dildy and Mitchell Best have a good batch of thinclads and may fool plenty of people. "Its our opinion that Little Rock is in for a tumble and the Chicks" feel that they might as well • be the ones to replace the Bengal-s." * * =» Ben Epstein in the Arkansas Gazette: "Jack Kearns seeks to recoup his lost fortunes in fighting with Heavyweight Tommy Gomez, and | if Gomez fails he may fall back on Jimmy Lunsford of Blythcville, of all people." Well, that's his opinion. * * * Notes about sports and did you know that 207 mayors of cities and towns surrounding St. Louis have accepted President Sam Breadon's invitation to the annual mayors' party in connection with the Cardinals' opener against the Chicago Cubs April 18? Do you think it wasn't a blow to civic pride of citizens of St. Petersburg, Fla., when a grapefruit league game was rained out the other day? It was, because it was the third rainout since 1914 at St. 1G5. Bobby Baird. 145. and Paul Scally. 175. both of Penn State won their semi-final bouts with Warren Jollymore of Wisconsin and Jim De Courcy o! Florida to gain the finals. North Carolina's Tar Heels also advanced two men to the finals- Red Sanders, who .scored a triumph over Freddy Logsden of Southwestern Louisiana Institute, and Gates Kimball, who upset the heavyweight favorite, Herbert Kendrick. of Louisiana State. The mythical team championship probably will go to Idaho or Southwestern Louisiana, each of which lias three men in the finals. Entries with two finalists are Penn State. North Carolina, Washington State and Wisconsin. Single finalists represent California Aggies and Louisiana State. .WILDLIFE li* '.I' Ou >U" kl>0~ •UHI1C itU<T.-,llni inri,1..,1v 1 IP • . -I I » • " h * inriiitui*. \vf( ,-CS. ii I ' *" ^ ^ nd »rnrf:il -ildlifr rn>Uti,| SpiHiju Pete O'War. Happy birthday to Man Open Guldahl, trailing Bulla by five strokes at the beginning of the last round, finished three strokes ahead, and won. Fred Corcoran, p. G. A. totirna- | ment manager, said he would get ; all the facts from each golfer and I place the incident before the P. G. A. tournament committee. Bulla is not t\ member of the P. G. A., and Guldahl is. The hind feet of a rabbit pass on the outside of the front feet, when it is running. Wrestles Monday It's— HoxhifV Jnckriibbits J. -R. Barton of Wichita Falls, Texas, and a state game warden report that they saw a pair of jockrnbbits boxing. The rabbits jumped high into the air repeatedly, and hit each other with their hind feet. Finally, without either scoring a knockout or even a nose bleed, they departed, each in a different direction. Some fight promoter should get an idea from this. A Wise Cast Jim Garvm. of Talihina, Oklahoma, made a cast into the ICia- michi river and pulled out a hoot owl. The bait settled slowly under a willow and the owl dived for it! Tonic for Bothersome Wive* "John." said the suddenly awakened wife. "Get up and go downstairs. I think there's a burglar in the house!" "You KO first, replied her fisherman husband, "it, would be a darn mean man who would hit. a woman!" Tough Fish! A catfish so tough that the Woodsman, by Gar: McLemore Asks For Protective Players' Helmets DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.. March 29 (UP)—The head is a very important item to most men, furnishing a.s it does room and board for such vital knicknacks as the ears. Saur Teams With Rodriquez Monday In Mat TagjVIatch George Saur, who comes of a wrestling family that includes a fa- mous broLhc ' r claimant to the heavyweight professional champion- o1 ' the wortf— Ray Steele—vvill be one eyes, nose and brain. But baseball i " J1 'P <•" me wor^p—way steeie—vviii be one or the participants in players treat their heads with ] tag match here at. the Legion Hut Monday night. Maybe Lou Novu is letting his whiskers grow until he again stops Max Baer ... at Madison Square Garden, April 4. Anyway, here's proof California collegian rs woodsman at Lake Waullenpaupack, near Scranton. carelessness thai almost, leads you to believe they suffer from a delusion that the better chain stores carry them on their shelves, and that they can be replaced by saying to a clerk: "I'll take that red haired one over there with tin- part in the middle." Baseball players must feel this way, else why don't they adopt measures to protect their heads? In a lew weeks another baseball season will begin, and once again the players will walk to the plate and risk their heads before the fire of fast ball pitchers. The major league season won't be a month old before some player will have been "bcanod" and run the chance of being permanently injured. Afraid of Term 'Sissies' Every time a player i.s injured by a pitch there is a revival of interest in the development of some sort- of helmet for the protection of the players. This interest usually lasts only as Jong a.s the popped player is in the hands of the medicos. A.s soon as he is released from the hospital the boys forget all about it until another is konked. The reason the players give for disliking a protective head guard of some sort is the silliest on record. They? say the wearing of such a device \v6uld reflect on their Sameness and cause the fans to brand them Indians Apparently Under Control—But Lack Power Saur will team with Carlos Rod-*- riquez, the Mexico City hurricane, against Jack Curtis of Vicksburg, Miss., who delighted fans here last week in defeating Rodriquez, and Irishman Eddie Malone, in another .session of wrestling- via the. "tag" method. Preliminary bouts will be held between Malone and Saur and another match beuveen Curtis and Rodriguez will complete the night's bargain bill. Both will be over ihe one-fall or 30-minute time limit distance. Rod Should lie Careful Sam- is among the famed heavyweight performers and is touring Uit- heavyweight circuits after leaving the big-time rings for a short while. Rodriquez may get hi.s partner into more trouble than he would encounter with an ordinary partner, because the Mexican's omi- present desire to use illegal holds and to gouge, kick and bite may raise the dander of Curtis and Malone. who can handle themselves well enough without unnecessary encouragement. Advance Ticket Sale Hence Mr. Saur may be forced to put out his best wrestling- Monday night in quelling the irate forces of Curtis and Malone combined. At any rate, the tag match as sissies who don't |-over the three-fall. 90-rainute dare to stand up there and defy a time limit space-mav be one of the smoke ball to do its worst. The customers never have felt way about players of other that i games. I never heard a football BY GEORGE K1RKSEY United Press Staff Correspondent FORT MYERS. Fla.. March t!8. <UP>—Oscar Vitt is gone but his memory lingers on in the camp of the Cleveland Indians. On the bulletin board in the Tribe's clubhouse, there's a newspaper picture of Vitt captioned. "Back to the Bushes." Taciturn Roger Peckinpaugh, new leader of the Indians, is re- luctnnt to talk about the players' rebellion of last June against Vitt. "That's all cleaned up now." Peck said. "Wo have a fine bunch of fellows and great spirit. Any reference to last year's unpleasantness is out of turn." by Jeff Heath mendouslv. would help tre- Feller Should Win -SO I player branded as a panty-waist because he wore a helmet, shoulder pads, kidney pads, shinguards and the like. Cronin Suffered remember sitting on the bench of the Red Sox very best Promoter Mike Meroney ever shown here. An advance sale of tickets will begin Thursday at the Greyhound Bus Station and will continue there until remaining tickets are moved to the Legion Hut at 6 o'clock Monday afternoon. The wrestling show will begin at 8:15 o'clock. • t.i.v.» ..Jin; uiin >1 JU ,»\J - ., The Indians are overloaded withP™ Joe - pitchers. Bob Feller, although ? ( durm & spring training last year. " The Sox were playing an exhibi- trifle wild, is heading for another bi? season, and may hit the 30- victory mark. Behind him are Mei - „ . .. . __ ^ lwn . t vi, ^ Harder, looking unusually good. Al m ' e country boy with a fast ball go into action on two fronts tion game with the Cardinals and _ _ the Cards were pitching a six-foot j 29. ^ : UP)—The^Brooklvn"" Dodgers Dodgers Win Two ST. PETERSBURG. Fla.. March Milnar. Al Smith and .Jim Bagby. former Red Sox right-hander. The four best-looking youngsters are Mike Naymick. nrotind for a while) last year. Dewey Adkins from Oklahoma City. Millard Howell and Calvin Dorsett from Wilkes-Barre. Clint Brown from the White Sox. balls in the general direction""of Joe Heving from the Red Sox and j the plate. Two or three of the Harry Eisenstat are ticketed for (pitches missed Williams' head bv Man o' Wai LEXINGTON, Ky.. March 29. (UP)—Man o' War, the most famous horse to sport silks on America's race tracks and one of the most successful sires to stand at stud, celebrated his 24th birthday today on the Faraway Farm of his owner, Samuel D. Riddle of Philadelphia. Eighteen attempts to swim the English Channel were made in 1932. Nine of these were by women, but only one succeeded. " *«-JV c ,vy 111V.IS CIV,LHJ11 Oil LVVU 1IU11LS U U Hli' like a bullet and about as much ( today with the "B" squad playin«- -control as you'd find in a drunken j the Detroit Tigers here and the! •'A" division meeting Houston of Ted Williams was at bat. for the lhc Texas league. The A .squad Sox and Cronin suffered the agon- P urnm elecl Port Arthur of ths ies of the damned as the rustic Ev a n 8;eline league. 17-0 yesterday Walter Johnson fired his smoke! xvhile Joe Vosmik's two-run homer V.--M- «« '••-- -- - provided the B squad with an 8-5 decision over the Tigers at Clear- As far as the naked eye can j relief chores. Ken Jungles and Bill discern, the Indians are all one Zuber are battling to hang on. should one of them hit the ' - - tI4S - inches and Cronin knew that i steaks had to be pounded like they were pieces off a longhorn steer was cauRht recently by Timothy Gray of Bandera. Texas. The huge cat. weighed 45'-.- pounds. It's the first time we ever heard of a fish so tough its steaks had to be pounded before being palatable. Care of Coats Before tucking away that old pet hunting coat in moth balls and I putting it in the family cedar chest, be sure to give it a coat of good canvas waterproofing such as is used for tents. This will not only i preserve the material but will keep ' those blood-soaked places at the i bottom of the game pockets from I rotting. I Measuring; Fsh i The length of any standard brand cigarette is 2 :( , inches. You're out in the wilds without a measuring device of any description and it's two to one that yours is longer than the one Ted caught in the same hole two weeks ago. All right. 1 before rolling up your fists and intensifying t .| U , argument, lay as many cigarettes as needed end to end beside the fish and add the total. Rend Courier News want ads. big. happy family hustling to gain a fighting edge and cop the pennant they should have won n year ago. But there still are echoes of last summer's revolt against Vitt. Hal Trosky. who perhaps has suffered more in the public eye than any other player, talks willingly and freely about his part in the affair. He is hopeful of a new deal from the fans. Don't Score Often Enough Peckinpaugh apparently has the players pulling in unison. But there's one big job Peck hasn't .solved yet—instilling some punch in the Cleveland batting order. The Indians have championship pitching and defense but lack hitting; strength. In their first 11 g;:inies against major league clubs this spring, the Indians averaged only two runs per game. Exhibition games aren't conclusive proof about hitting power but The infield is one of the Tribe's bright spots, with Trcsky at first. Mack at second. Boudreau at short and Keltner at third. Russ Peters and Oscar Grimes are the handy men. Beau Bell temporarily has the (stopping pitches Ted. Boston's chances for a pennant would be gone for another five years. I believe it is time for the players to start using their heads—for something more sensible than *.vater. ed-ee on Keath in the battle for right field. center and Weatheriy will play Walker left. Soup Campbell wiil be the utility man and Murray Howell from Baltimore may be retained for pinch- hitting duties. New EC Coach NEWTON. Mass., March 29 (CP> —Carl Brumbaug'n. former player and scout for the Chicago Bears' professional football team, will be backfield coach at Boston College. Head Coach Denny Myers announced today. A native of West Milton. O.. the PRESCRIPTIONS Freshest Stock Guaranteed Itest. Prices Kirby Drug Stores George Saur, noted heavyweight wrestler, will W0 rk on Monday piffht's weekly card at the Legion Hut with Carlos Rodriquez in a team match against Jack Curtis and Eddie Malone. — ii^^^MWP^mBM*w*H^Bi^Hr.MMM^ We Are Now Delinting And Ceresan Treating COTTON PLANTING SEED We Also Have for Sale a Limited Supply STONEVILLE Grown 2-H AND AMBASSADOR First Year From Pedigreed—Delintcd and Ccrcsan Treated For Best Results Phone 273 or Write RED TOP GIN North 61 Highway Blythcville, Ark. Limited Supply of Selected Dclsta, Mammoth Brown and Ark-Soya Beans. Read Courier News \vant arts ihr Indians' 1940 record confirms i 34-year-old Brumbaugh played for their lack of attack Tho\- ]iad i Ohio State and the University of only one .300 hitter were fifth m i Florida boforc he begnn his pro l.attimi. sixth in runs bailed in !career. He coached at West Virginia fifth in total bases, sixth in runs | for a short period, scored, sixth in homers and fifth in triplex, and left the league's second largest number of men on bases. Peck's main problem i.s to put .<ome fire in the Cleveland attack. Gerald Walker, who drove in 96 runs for Washington last year, is expected to bolster the Tribe's attack somewhat and a comeback Chiozza To Memphis \ S^ Ruffing Stars NEW ORLEANS. March 29. —The New York Yankees meet the New Orleans Pelicans of the Southern Association today. Three homers featured the Yankees' IB-hit j 17-1 triumph over Montgomery of | '.he Southeastern league yesterday. MIAMI, Fla.. March 29. <UP>— Bob Bowman and Johnny Wittii? were scheduled for mound duty today as the New York Giants faced the Washington Senators. Ken Chase and Arnold Anderson were probable pitching choices for the Senators. Manager Bill Terry made the first cut of the spring yesterday, selling Veteran Inffelder Lou Chiczza to Memphis of the Southern Association and telling Pitcher Clyde Castlcman to make a deal for himself. with Charley Priddy. Keller and Gerry WOULD. BUY LIMITED AMOUNT 1938 LOAN COTTON Classed 1 1-8 J. E, Hasson Glencoe Hotel Building PHONE 99 WRESTLING TAG MATCH Jack Curtis & Eddie Malone vs. Many of the oil wells drilled in Pennsylvania a half century ajjoi still are producin Carlos Rodriquez & George Saur 2 out of 3 falls—90 min. time limit Also 2—one fall 3C min. matches Rend Courifr News wain ads Price Our Seed Beans at Lee Wilson Co. Wilson, Ark. Osceola Implement Co. Osceola, Ark. Keiser Supply Co. Kciser, Ark. Idaho Grocery Co. Bassctt. Ark. 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