The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 29, 1930 · Page 6
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SIX WEDNESDAY, JANUAIIY 2i),"l93<) J Ball Game Described By Billy Evans :~ KlimMt'S KOTK: This Is the tkM «l » MtiH et U arilcl« in wMch BUJjr Evan* recalls exlraor- <rt<te he fcas.sMn an the .> ; By BILLY EVANS ; The freakiest pitched ball game •I can recall among more than 3.000 games in which I officiated as ah. American .League umpire goes back to the world series of 1920 between Cleveland and Brooklyn. I . Jim Bagby was the pitcher in that I game and I'never quite could make' up my mind as to whether Jim should have felt proud or ashamed of that performance.. . It was In 1920, you will remember, that Bagby won 31 gomes for , Cleveland. That is a lot of game* en the winning side of the ledger and any 'pitcher who accomplishes the feat must be blessed with more than average luck. Bagby surclj had It that year. If he blanked the '. opposition, the Indians would some- bow manage to get one or more runs. If the opposition found Jim for 'eight runs, the Indians would find ways and means to get nine or more. r Bagby;s.good luck continued with him in the. 1920 world scries, though U seemed : as If Dame Fortune Intended to slip him nothing but frowns. Selected to pitch .the second game of the series, Bagby was pitted against Burleigh Grimes. He held Brooklyn to six hits and three runs In'seven Innings but in the' meantime Cleveland bats, thai usually spoke loudly with Bagby working, had been silent under the mastery of Qtlrose' deceptive spitball.. Bagby was beaten, 3-0. .It was 'Bagby's turn to start the fifth game. The series at that time was all even. Probably never In the history of.a world series game was 9, winning pitcher batted as savagely as was Bagby that afternoon. It seemed as If every Brooklyn batter to face nun hit the ball on the rioee. The Dodgers made 13 hits, . yet could score only one run Cleveland won the ball game, 8-1, even though it made one hit less than Brooklyn, ii As a matter of fact, Bagby should ' have been credited with a shutout. ^Brooklyn scored a run in the ninth when a ground 'ball that ''Doc" Johnston should have handled, re° tiring the side, was credited as a hlt-and resulted in a run. I am told Jim took "Doc" to task in the clubhouse after the game, while the rest of the club roared with laughter. . ; » • • :It seemed as if the bases were ipaded' with Brooklyn players all afternoon, but something would Invariably happen to erase them fnmi'UK picture. Three times double plays did it, one of them a throw,.-from Jamleaon .to Steve Q'NeUl, cutting.off a run at the pUtel 0n v *no(ber momentous 'occasion, with the bases loaded, no one" our'and .several Cleveland pitchers hastily .warming lip. Bill Wambsfanas made his now famous • Jt --•"-•-•«,:unassisted' to retire the DID YOU KNOW THAT— Al Simmons thinks Wes Ferrell of Cleveland is the best pitcher in the league • . . Ferrell returned his contract unsigned the other day ... Barney Dreyfuss once threatened to sue John J. McOraw for shout- Ing "Hey, Barneyl"- . . . Kid Berg, who beat Tony Canzonerl the other ntght, is as busy as a bee In the ring . . ' he Hwai all over his man, but they say he's a light hitter . . . Broadway nkes him .... TheOkln- homa Aggies liave won S3 con- lecutlvc dual meets in wrestling . . . Prlmo Camera's countrymen ore going to present lilm with something nice ... we suggest they «lld a manhole cover and give It to the lad for n watch charm. JT WAS FUN WHILE IT LASTED That Is how reiired he .oulsville. 111 be. They have been trying to moke Vllbert Robinson retire for several ears, by gentle suatlon, brute orce and cold logic. The result as been nothing; your Uncle Wll- it Is still doing business at the Id stand In Flatbusli. You can say for me," says Uncle Vllbert, "that my team will be up here again this year. And by my enin I mean the Brooklyn Rob- ns." And the same thing goes for Barney Dreyfuss. Barney went in- o baseball "for ills health," fol- o*lng Illness 40 years 'ago. He has been growing healthier every day since—nnd he was especially healthy in 1901, 1909 and 1903 I'hen Fred Clarke was helping him o make the rest of tlio National League teams look like sausages rom Barney's old home In Mnnn- iclin. Germany. He Is healthy now, too, and some- low 1 can't maxe myself believe hat Barney Drcyfius will retire nny sooner than John J. McOraw, Jncle Wilbert, Dan O'Letry or Harry Lauder. The Old Guard never surrenders; It gets mealthler and Healthier. ItfTeMDS SUPPING THE CO/ABIMA.TVC*! Op THB TU)O HAti GC^eori.THB BOXERS AYGKT C*ST TWI GAME AlOT A BAt> VOCA AT THAT AMBE TU5 "UOO SPOPfTS GO OUT \T UJAS A COT OF FON DORlMG TW5 tOARMER BE A *=eU3 HOOKS Caruthersville Trims Joneiboro College Five CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. — Tim inruthersvlllD Junior College Jay- hawks easily defeated" the Jonesboro College basketball team here Monday ntght 45 to 16 said added another Mississippi va'.Iey confer- hawk five completely outplayed the ence victory to their list. The Jay- Arkansans. .The Jonesboro five took only 21 shots at the baskets In the Jirst half, getting only two field | goals. y \ SOCfr £ STATE TYVCT THB rfv)e> u>eRe' VW> BOXIN&VOCABUCAWesCOriFOSBD, Cartoon Is Last By Noted Artist Fatally Hurt in W reck The lust sports cartoon by Irvtnt S. Knickerbocker np- peari above. Over It Knirk had written the hfidinr, "It Wu Fun While It lasted." • * * SLEVELAND.—Irving S. Knickerbocker, knows' as "Knlck" to thousands of newspaper readers through his comic drawings: and sketches which appeared daily in newspa- dead as the result of injuries received In »n automobile accident liere. Knickerbocker, who at 32 had established himself as one of the leading comic artists In the country, was killed when the automobile In which he was riding was struck by another car. , Wittra group of friends, Knickerbocker was'oh uis way home from pers throughout the country; Is I a dance. The force'of the collision . -... . • - .• I. might also .add, in this freak baJl.game',.Elmer;Smith made-his now famous home run in the first inning- with the bases filled. Burleigh 'Grimes threw him 'a spitba.ll that didn't carry enough saliva; to bdeakrpToperly and Smith'-did the rest'.To add. to the gaiety of the occasion Bagby himself made a Kome'runV • ••'•• 'jpn-tte' verge of.being driven to ffhe:,shd'wers In almost eyery in- irjing.' : Baj;by -: really should 'have sojred.v a" shutout; This game was the" turning point, as it removed Grimes,'Brooklyn ace* from the picture'arid Cleveland -won the sixth game arid the series the following, day, 1-0. Turn back, baseball's pages and try to find another game like It from a "freak standpoint." ReUrini? The wires carried a tale the other I day to the effect that Barney Dreyfuss, boss of the Pirate crew, was ready to retire after thirty yean of continuous, service as the president of a National League team. We also heard once that Harry Lauder was going on a farewell tour. We believe both of those ] reports were greatly exaggerated. Wasn't it Wilbert Robinson -who I said', The Old Guard dies but it never surrenders!" Or maybe John McGraw? As far as that is concerned It may even have been Dan I O'Uary, who will walk across the | Styx personally when he goes. (What probably has happened Is that Barney DrDeyfuss has turned I over, some maps and time-tables to ' the Junior Dreyfuss, known to the trade as Slim Sam. But Barney 1 Dreyfuss Is not retiring. No more than your Uncle Wilbert, or John McOraw, or that fine frother cf a I boy. Dan OLeary. There's a touch of Spring' freshness'•'in 'every piece, of-these new tub', fabrics—goods '.that will sell quickly for.making, up into dainty -arid serviceable,Spring,and. Summer frocks for-woman's, pusses', and. children's wear. Everything is new in readiness to make Spring' shopping days interesting for those who delight in .'choosing from the best:'of the neW season's wash 1 fabrics,'esp'e- •cially with so many handsome pietes-from -which to pick.- -' ' • . • , Peggy Percales A wide selection of new designs .. - .. small, neat .patterns in floral, checked and conventional designs. All guaranteed fast colors. Per yard drove the car in which he was rid ing Into a telephone pole, am Knickerbocker died of a fracture skull and punctured lung. Funeral services will be held a AubUrn; Wash., the home of Knick erbocker's parents.. Tliree feature drawings galne 'Knlck" a wide following. Tries were,"The Tinymltes," an Imagina live dally story for children b Hal Cochran with illustrations b "Knlck"; "Dlizy Dugan," a pdpu lar isports feature, and "Llttl oe," a humorous dally skitch 'of eheral appeal. In addition, Knlck" dre*l Illustration* for ature itorles on the news and ports pages. Knickerbocker was born In Au- urn, Wnsli., and roved over the ountry In search of adven|ure hile he was still In his 'teens. He orked on a farm, In a lumber imp and on a railroad, enlisted in he army (he day the United States ntered the Wtorkl War, ami served i France with the A. E. F. Aftev le war he snent some time as « allor on an ocean liner, and then ame ashore and studied art. His knack of putting humor Into Is drawings quickly gained him ecognltlon, and NEA Service, an rganljation supplying more than 00 daily newspapers wlih feature torles and pictures, secured his ervices. He Is survived by his father and mother, a brother, and two sisters, II of whom live in Auburn. Two coincidences, striking in the Ight of the tragedy thai befell him, marked his last day of life. Just before leaving his office .or he last lime. "Knlck" dropped five •Tinymlte" drawings on the desk of Hal Cochran, NEA art director, and remarked, "Well, that's W fo me," "Thirty" Is the newspaper expression for "the end." The last sports cartoon Knickerbocker dre»- appeared on the day of lus death. Over it Knick had written the heading, "It Was Fun While It Lasted." WARNING OEDEB ' • hancery Court, Chlckasawba District, Mississippi' County, Arkansas. Dixie Carol, I'lalnllft* vs. No. 4541 C. P. Carol, Defendant The defendant, C. F. Carol Is warned (o appear wllhln thirty days n (he court namer In the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plainliif. Dixie Carol. Dated Jan. 0, 1930.. W. W. HOLLIPETER, Clerk. , By Elizabeth Blythe. U. C. Claude F. Coopi-r, Ally, ad Litem. Jan. 29, Feb. 5-12-19 RITZ THEATRE Wednesday and Thursday WARNING ORDER Chancery Court,'Chlckasawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. Orion Fulton, Plauitifr, vs. No .4667 Martin Fulton. Defendant. The defendant. Martin Fulton, is warned to appear within thirty days in the ocurt named In the caption hereof and answer the com- )laint of the plaintiff, Orion Fulr on. • : Dated Jan. 31, 1930. W. W. HOLLIPETER. Clerk. By Harvey Morris, D. C. D. Gravette, Atty. ad Litem - - • 1 22-29; 2 5-12 WARNING ORDER Chancery Court, ChJekasau'ba DSs trict, Mississippi Counts', Arkansas. Citizens Building and Loan Association. Plaintiff vs. No. 4686 William' McFarland, et al, Defendant. The defendant, J. C. Thurmond, Is warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of ,the plaintiff, citizens Building c:iu Loan Association. Dated Jan. 28, 1930: W. W. HOLLIPETER, Clerk. By Harvey Morris, D. C. Marcus Evrard, atty 'ad Lltem. • C. A. Cunningham; Atty for Pltf. Jan. 29, Feb. 5-12-19 HOME THEATRE Wednesday and Thursday Higher. Educatio -non the High Seas W. .WARNING ORDER Chancery Court. Chlckasawba' District, Mississippi County ' Arkansas Lois Lester, Plaintiff vs. No. 4663 Chester Lester, Defandant The defendant,'Chester Lester, warned to appear within thirty days In the court named'in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff. Lots Lester.' Dated Jan. .21.. 1930. W. W. HOLLIPETER, Clerk. By Harvey Morris, D. O. Neill Heed, Atty. ad Litem Jan. 22-29, Feb. 5-12 Gel in the LOATINO, COUttGt with- Sally O'Neil and . William Coliier, Jr. Also Comedy Admission, Matinee and NirjM.10-25c .'". Corning Joan Crawford : '—in— "Our. Modern. Maidens" CHATTERTC will tottd) your heart in tats AUTALKINO sensation / The Greatest Emotional Play of All Time::. Immortalized Now on.the Screen • ''; The 'most stirring ' movie ever made."—New York Review. Ruth Chatterton's Greatest Triumph , '.'.• .'Also All Talking':'. Charley Chase Cofhe'dy and News .-. •.'. 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Similarly, If the Pirates fall, into the came doldrums this year they wallowed In during a part of last taaaufi campaign, you will see . BVMP Dreyfuss out there coaching tile pitchers as he used to do in the bid day* when he formed a cracker- lack ball club at tne workmen at . IST Ml *toh*«n «MiUW ki Pongee A very good quality Pongee shown in solid colors of blue, pink, white and natural. Per yd. 49c Tub and Honan Silks A good quality Tub 811k In a l»rge assortment of new, attractive patterns, mlso Honan Silks in solid colors o! orchid, blue, pink and natural- Per -yard 9Sc THIS NEW PRICE MAKES THE WHIPPET THE LOWEST PRICED OF ALL 4-DOOR SEDANS It is Willys -Overland's 1930 contribution to economical transportation^ impressive reduction on a great car with a great future ..... PHONE 220 ippct SHOUSE MOTOR CO. Blytheville, Ark. •J:. t£'i. *t V>

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