The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 23, 1930 · Page 6
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January 23, 1930

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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/"PAGE EIGHT m.YTITKVlU',K. (AUK.) COUKIKR-NKWS BRUSHING UP SPORTS IITI mm .Buffalo Paris Looking For• : 'ward to Light Heavy'•'. weight Go February 10. By HABRV LUNGER Polled Fna Staff Correspondent t'/. BUFFALO, Jan. 53. (UP)—The forthcoming Jimmy Slnttery-Lou -Ccozza Ib-round bout of the light heavyweight cltwnpkoiuhlp ol the world promises to become n bright spot in a somevhat drab . .schedule cf winter fisticuffs. ; w With the match set for February 10, both principals are hard at work at their respective camps conditioning themselves, the lanky ' Slatury going tlirough his paces at Speculator, N. Y., snd Sco-aa working out at Dclevnn nenr here. '^Interest in the bout has been height«ned by the fact that both 'Bthters are Iccal products, and also by reports from Speculator that Slaltery is training In earnest. Charley Murray, representing the Queensbury A. C., and Grant Quate of the Crescent club Jointly conducting the.show, pre- dict'a 150,000 house, with prices scaled from S3 to $15. .Undoubtedly the match should be a hard-fought one. as there admittedly no love lost between tilt'two men. The fans know Blattery as a boxer eurpassed In ring history by only a few, while Scooa's work Is less famlllnr. The litter's ta.5t ring engagement of any Importance was the a corgi Courtney from whom he won on i foul-In Detroit. .'!..'. SUti SlUht Favorite Slattery has tasted the udula tion of thousands, only to sink t the bottom of the heap by devial ing from the straight and narrow.' The youthful boxer, who Jack Dempsey once predicted would be- pom« trve heavyweight champion of trie universe, now Insists he has giren up the glare of tho wlilto lights and henceforth Intends faithfully to carry out a program which he hopes $111 culminate in capturing not only the light heavyweight crown, but the heavyweight As.well. Bcooa, a rugged fighter, carry- Ing a punch and only rated a trifle, below Slats In sheer scientific ability, is looked on by many u the' winner of the coming setto. The Italian Is well liked due to his : remarkable endurance, many predicting tie will be able to finish Slattery In the closing rounds. '.Few wagers have been placed to the present time, most of the sportimen waiting until further assurance la received from Slattery's camp that bt is in the proberblal By Lau JTHUKSDAY,. JANUAUV 2;J, 1930 FAMOOS OLD ARCHeP- aftoor o GOP TEAMS OSHOIOCIIL Fl OF THE CHARLOTTE; TeAM op THE SouTri • W swew, FIIWNC. rue .viEXT BATTER WT A •FIRST PITCHED BALL " "Pink. 1 .However, U seems qi'ite •Ukcty that Blattery will enter the ring a • : Tb 5 favorite. . . GREAT FIGHTER ."John L. Sullivan once declared that'the.Rev.-MUo H. Qfttes, dean of•;&« Cathedral'of St. John the Divine) who boxed frequently, as a JtikJent .at Amherst, could have "be come one of the greatest fighters of tht ring.; . , . • • ••••••• Courier News Wont Ada. Missouri Lads and Lassies Out to Give Local Cagers Real Trimmings. T*e BljthevUle Uih school leani wiil pUy the Holland, Mo., Xttaa at the bleb school EVDI here tonight. ( The basketeers of Blythevllle high will meet the, Cooler tMo.) high learns at the Cooler gymnasium, reputed one of the best In southeast Missouri, Friday night According to reports from Cooler today the Missouri lads and lassies lave been working hard in antlcl. patlon of the games and are out to tlve the local teams decisive defeats.- Prospects at the Missouri school have been excellent this year and the Cooler players already have number of games behind them while the Chicks are just starting. Coach Hudson Is sure that his boys »1U give the Missouri youths plenty ol competition but the Blythevllle girls have played only two punts. The principal of the Cooler school stated this morning that the best rout* to that town is bj way of Steels instead of turning of! Highway 61 al Holland. ' Probable line-ups'are: BOTI GoHerYJiw Will Shade Hit Remains LONDON—One of the most unusual requests ever written Into a l»u will and testament- was discovered In a bequest of T. p. Halliburton, oldest member of this Waflrons Golf Club In Surbllkm. Halliburton requested In the document, opened after his death, th*t hU ashes be scattered under a spreading beech tree n*»r the eighteenth hole of the course. Saturday his wish will be car- rle dout and the tree that ol- ten proved a oarrler to Halll- burton's shots—in life— will shade hit remains in death. Ritz Theatre Wednesday and Thursday All Talking. ;jSee!V Hear! arranged for tomorrow. ""?he tournament will end Friday when the championship flight final round Is played. Prizes will be awarded at the annual dinner. The dinner is patterned after the gridiron banquet of Washington, D. C.. journalists and every artist, author or cartoonist present is made the victim of his companions' >kes. Mays: A Trade Flfure Carl Mays, one of the last of the old Iribe of underhand pitchers, passed from the big lufigues. Here was one of the most trngli; and temperamental figures In baseball the storm center of controversies that divided the American League into warring camps, and one of the chief actors in a dranm of death that almost caused his banishment from the game at the peak of his career. He was a man'of ice, nerve and wit. Some., of his remarks are classical and I one chance bit of gossip aTniost''resultcd In a baseball exposure thai might have rivaled the White Sox. scandal. The fad that a eporU writer happened lo hear the remark led to an .Investigation into the conduct of an important scries. When, the ' reporter -was colled to 'the 'stand and asked to reveal what ho knew he refused to talk. But from time to time there were unwholesome rumors about the part. Mays had played in certain important games. Has His Own War . Mays had one of the best yeara 1 Ills career in 1921 when he led he American League pitchers. De- pitc the fact thtit lie was working under a three-year contract, he el It bo known to his owners Hint le considered he was worth more noney to the Yankees than he vns being paid. Several years bc- 'ore that he had brought about i serious controversy when he reused to pitch for the Boston Kec Sox any longer, declaring he wished to be traded to the New York Yankees. It wa» with the Yankees he finally landed, too, after suspension by President Ban Johnson failed to move him. Then there was the unforUm«t< Incident of tho ilc.ith of Ray Chap man, tho Cleveland shortstop. Chapman was killed by ft ball pitched by Mays In tho heat of the peiinaiit race of 1920. A movement was started to have the 'submarine ; hurlcr banned from the game. As.we remember it, a great deal depended upon what Trls Speaker said of the affair, as . It had been charged Mays was'pur- posely "dusting off", the Cleveland batters during the game in which Clmpraan was killed. Speaker, rising 0 the occasion, declared the sad event the. result, of an accident, Mays kept on .pitching anil. Ilghl- ng. Then carne .the. world cerles and said it never could be construed as anything •else., PM ;-™' Los« CU>w,Game«. 01 1921 'in which 1 he..'was cillcd upon to bear the brunt of the burden In the 'battles between;Vti:c Yankees and Giants.-Mays pitched the first game for -the Yankees, winning 3 to 0. His next start was In the fourth game. For seven Innings he held the GUmts without a run, only one • hit being nude off tlmt under-arni delivery. But In the eighth and ninth, innings the Giants got to him, ginning Blythevllle ralg Caudlll Marshall Short Ra'yder Blythevllle Loflin Moore FVjster nldwell . Elliott to 2. He nppcared again in ..the seventh game of the.series. Instead of winning, -l.to 0. as he-deserved according to the kind-of'ball' he pitched, he lost. 2.to-l. Infleltii'er- rors giving the Giants'the needed margin. • F. - F. ' C. G. G. Girl! F. F. C. C. G. landers Dentou G. Cooler Burkett Young . Goldman Wilson Rowells Cooler ' M. Mlchie I. Mirhie Holley Me Adams Bjggert Barter Referee- -Lewis, Porlagevllle. ~-~ Take Your Ovni .-Advice .'MrvRice' and Beat Foxxy PALM -BEACH, Fla., Jan. p3 (UP)—Grantland .Rice, one o America's foremosl 'sporting writ, crs, and Fontaine Fox, creator of the Toonerville Trolley, wlll'mee today in one semi-final match o the annual 'artists' and writers' gol tournament over the Palm Beac! Country Club's -course. • The other, s^nil-flnaj . will pair Jefferson Machamer, Sands Poin L. I., and Harry'Evans, New York who won their way tp {he rouui by defealfng, Arthur Some'fs Roshe and P. A. Newnis'r^ respectively. . A special'match' between P. 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