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'GR EIGHT W CS5I- S1L -HOPE 10 , TARK.V COURIER NEWS There's Always Hope For Hurler, So A's Drnfl Venerable Hogsett KV IFAIIRV GRAVSON NBA Service Sports Billlor Each spring brings an Interesting group attempting inn Jar league comebacks. Perhaps the most, unusual c. liiis trip is thai of Eton Hogselt the 36-year-old southpaw draftee by the Athletics. The Chief spent nearly a (ieoide In the Ainerican League . . . helped Detroit in its pennant-winning years, but principally :is a relief worker . . . the only role In which Connie Mack can use him. Looks as (hough the tall tactician finally grew tired of searching around for someone capable of putting out a fire. John Picus Qiitnii undoubtedly was the most striking comeback in baseball history. Jack Qiilnn claimed to l)e 23 When he first put in an appearance with the Yankees In 1909, *. but- actually lie had celebrated a half dczen more birthdays than that, * • • PITCHERS FREQUENTLY LATE IN LEARNING Atter bagging 18 games for New York in 1SIO, Qulmi slipped out of Hie bis show in 1913 not to return until 1919. He pitched in a world series In , 1929, remained in the fastest company until 1033, .when records showed him to be 46. Fred Johnson, 40-year-old Brown recruit! of 1938, waited 1C years ,for a second crack at the majors. Bill Harris, who saw service with the Reds in 1923, was-brought in from Buffalo to assist the Red J Sox 15 years later. Pitchers frequently do not learn how to pitch until rather late In their careers. They have to go buck ' for another course or two in the minors, as did Whit Wyatt and many others. Huck Belts came back as quite a pitcher after 10 years in the minors. * « • FETTE AND TURNER. C/HIE TO BEES AT 30 Then there are those who arc denied a major league opportunity until they arc well along . . . fellows like Curtis Davis of the Cardinals and Louis William Fctte and James Rlley Turner of the Bees. The latter duo ctime up for the first time at the age of 30 ami grabbed 20 games apiece. ( Other pitchers getting another big league whirl this spring are Paul Dean, who reports to the Giants; Johnny Babicii, who goes to the A's, ami .A! Smlti), who joins Cleveland. Arm troufci£iscnt them all downhill. ' Si Johnson, 'the oM Red and Cardinal, was taken by the Phillies on the strength of copping 22 engagements for Rochester. Roy; Joiner, former Cub, lanrte'd n berth with the Giants as the result • of leading International League flingers. ;. * t * INTERNATIONAL BATTING CHAMPION JOINS GIANTS Bill Terry gets the International League batting champion, loo. ... Outfielder Johnny Dickshot, who couldn't make it with the Pirates and Bees. Since DiMagglo will be given every chance in Cincinnati by ills old Boston boss, William Boyd McKechnie. With Kansas City last term. Ihe elder DiMaggio hit his long ball with amazing frequency . . . appeared to have corrected in some measure ,hls National League habit of striking out. All he has to do in a Red uniform is hit close to .300. His superlative retrieving and throwing will take care of the rest. He would have looked very well in the Red outfield in the world ser ies. an old hitter new tricks than it for a pitcher to pick them up. Dizzy Dean shows the bargain figure lie says he'll work for. The iltcher who received $20,000 last year, admits lie didn't come "P ioj fo V expectations, but declares hu won't, toil for the 50 per cent cut, umcago Is trying to hang on him. The 'Dope Bucket By J. P. FJtJEND MORE— The powerful mid color- Pine Bluff Zebra brought the Father Was Determined , VoLs' All-America Would i Be Boxer MASSILI.ON, O. (UP) _ The strange story of an All-Amnx i football player who had to lie coaxed to ao out for hi.s high school loam and later predicted vl.ci (.•ntcrliijj college he'd "b:; in \\\t- ilo.se Bowl" is told in tills ch.m . plrjn center of .scholastic foot!) ill j The story Is of big Eddie Molin- j ski, 21-year-old son of a coal minu j who displayed hi.-; All-Amn c i | prowess with Tennessee against j Southern California in the N< Year day Rose Uowl game. Voting Mollnski didn't report for liilih .school football here when lie entered school, lie had played in junior high and not, lo turn i it lor looibill drills was inUhlnkalik fitit it seemed that Edtii -, father. Charles Mollnski bellcud Ills son had the makings of a gii ll boxer, and so didn't want him in gel hurl oji Die gridiron. "I did not wiml lilin to pin football," the elder Molinski c\ plained. "There Is always the clanger of a broken arm or leg with all those men on the field. In the ring there is only one man to look out Local Spirit Won Massillon, whose scholastic football ieaijLi arc recognized nationally, doesn't take things like Dial, however, it was decided that the elder Molinski needed convincing. Two men called lit the Moltnski home one day. One was Luther. Emery, a Massillon newspaperman I Slay in Front or Win Dirty Way "~ T*—- - -~- ,„ <.. } , SATURDAY, .JANUARY 13, 194( or Iwo about lighters. For severa", years he fought the best and held the distinction of never listening to the birdies, except the cnnnrles in cages at his home. ul )ld year to a fitting climax as fails Arkansas was concerned by « smashing 26-0 defeat on the chin of Ihe Louisiana clia'm- )lon, Baton Rouge's snarling but oothlcss Bulldog. Played in tile paclous bowl at the home of the Louisiana Stale University whose Bengal Tiger of late has been so r ery, very lame Hint its chains have been discarded, the game attracted some 12,000 or more Tans who mar«Med al the wizardry and cunning )f the Dunaway Dead and left 111- lc doubt that the striped Jersey :ads were entitled to the "national wep champion" title and the benu- ;ifut>- trophy thai accompanied it. Arkansas received no little favor- i\;i 'I ' n • i able publicity' by this fine demon- , Manila S Keign As strntion. Every one who saw it will ' " relay the message most likely in glowing terms to folks who rcmiiln- ed at home to keep the proverbial 'fires burning' 'and shoo (he wolf from the (Worst ep. Earlier in the year the Zebras ?avc the Georgia fans an eyeful by beating the best in the slate, jeorgln Military Academy, at Atlanta, in a thrilling comeback. Though thrice beaten in the to sharpen his sights for his .semifinal appearance to (he Biicr-Gu- | lento fiasco. Should he gel past these tests, and no less authority than Johnny Rlsko, the former „„„,, „ ,„„»,„„„ acwsp Cleveland Baker Boy, whom Slkes I and Hie oilier c P (Neil) beat handily In ten heats, put the j " ' • "okay." He says he has punching j power galore, ample stamina, ability lo lake punishment to make a great, fighter. He says that Dob needs to brush up oil his defense a bit and then will be nil set for You wouldn't suspect it by looking at him, but Jackie Robert-son, astride Torch Gleam, won a photo decision from Immaculate Willie Cold Tropny _,. . • '"I •••— i.vviJiUll I1U1I1 111 tj Schner, who kept clean by staying in front aboard until Die last stride in Santa. Anita mud. a fighter years ago. Tiiey found Eddie in the back yard of his home, punching a bag while his father directed him. It was Brognn, the one - time boxer, who was most persuasive as T' 7 ' 1 odcty s Sport Parade By • HEN: y LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UP)— ii»tu>p«n «*<*-"* ever got out'an ,,.,,- , !Angeles, on Sunday is something of the time he and Harry m0 rc than just a football game. P,, « OJ1C °r ? fnmfflls : It is the old. old contest, of team r sc=ii ° r — "-j£r — <srirrs Argument Put Across | s . lort 'I stayed home to box," Brognn „ , , said, "and Harry went on lo col- Cu - rly L "m bl;i "is powerful Pack- ' - . J . " " V l ni'C n Crf-1110/1 t-Unf !-.„.• ,,1^,.^,1 *„ - CK .\ n s<llla " thnt llas l )la J' etl , - icgc. Now look at him. He's a fa- . mous coach, and all I have to show f thel '. smce the nli(ttnc ot lnst oxing are my bad eyes " ' Al| 8" st ' n E 1 utl(1 that has fought s B '" y to thc tap il & ain st such , j for boxing are my bad eyes " The elder Molinski rccoBiiiisxl the point and Eddie went out and t ! ;iims as thc New York Giaiils - niade the team, ', but didn't quite lllc chl ™S n Bears, the Wnshing- fort, I nm n great believer in the man who can handle his assignment. And I have my full share of these men. If the weather is good, and It lias been terrible here for twelve days, I'll not only have a line thai can meet, anything the Packeis 'have to throw against me, but I'll also have ihe best passing combination any one football tciim hns ever known. I have Dave O'Brien, football's marvel midget, Parker Hall, cue of the star sophomores, and Pilchok. "But we'll have something more than a passing attack. We'll have our share of running and blocking. These boys in the pro ranks know their football. It doesn't take any too long to whip them into a pretty fair team, on the side of team play. It should be a terrific game, for I can tell you honestly that both sides are just as keen to win as they ever were during thc regular season . . ." After talking with both Curley Lnmbcau nnd Steve Owen, I am Manila-titif thc top of the E. Brown anel then entered West-I" 1 """™ " snuirun. football field. — ..Hi""- >^i/ ui IUK HUMUS-j orn Reserve University in Clevc-] Lambeau of the Packers is bank- I'm playing lhe all-stars on sippi County Amalenr Basketball;'and. He left shortly, however,,ing on the learn play of an abic : hunch ' League was shortlived ris Lcncli-j much to ths chagrin of Conch Bill .sniind. ' 'tile swept to a double victory Edwards. . stcve Owcn of (])0 slate, one of (hem by the men ol Dunaway by a two-touchdown mfir- ?in, our own Ulythevlllc chicks taught two visiting elevens that Arkansas football Is hard and quite .ip to a high standard. They thumped the Pirates of Fleming <Ky.), 51-0, In the second game of lhe season, and made such nn Impression that they went back home with wicrd tnlcs of having phyed the Blylhevllle "Junior College." Later, the Dildy Dynamiters, after getting tiit mlocre games out of (heir systems, played host to the Wildcats from Riley High, one of the leading schools in South Bend. Indiana. Working superbly with a'devastating, hard charging, vicious blocking offense the tribe pushed over 32 points in thc tirst half nnd coasted to n 39-G victory. It was the first time in the history of the school's ten-year existence that iiiore than (hrce touchdowns had been scored on them in an entire game, to say the least of a icre Thursday night, Led by • Crooms, forward, with and n foul for - -- b .. point, the; t»on that ho made his prediction. ijtrls won 27-IG, while Uic Leach- "t'm going to Tennessee, and ,be- villc boys were victors by a 38-271 f°''c I get oiit I'm going to be All- count, America and I'm going to play in Accurate goal shooting by Groom nud her running mate, Thurmond, rivals in (he third and fourth periods, scoring 10 points to Leachville's seven, but the lead was too much to overcome. In (lie boys game K «-as Leach- Vince DiMaggio may make It , ?, sam , c ' to S3y tllc lcast ot a this time, but it's harder to teach ' ' "'"' left ll>c vblti 'i? coaches an old hitter new tricks than it is °. ! officli " s |K>I«yed with Osceola Wins One Game In Four Starts OSCEOLA, Ark., Jan. 12 — . The of the results Osceola girls' team defeated Black- Now another water by one point to give Osccoli one victory out of four starts 01 the home court Friday night Tin count after an extra quarter wa 37 to 36. The boys lost to Black water 22 to 20. Both junior teams lost to Whitton, lhe boys 17 to 15 and the girls 33 to 6. ' The sextet, after getting away to a poor start, was trailing 24 to H at the half. When the final whistle sounded the count was tied 35 to 35. In the playoff Osceola. scored one field goal and Blackwater one foul shot. Edrington of Osceola was the outstanding forward toss- Ing 25, points for her team. Coal and Burgett of the visitors displayed some sensational ball handling and ran up n points each. The boys' game was a little too one-sided in favor of Blackwatcr to hold the crowd's interest until amazement at the power and speed of the Chicks. They could scarcely believe Dial the team thnt overwhelmed them in such convincing fashion had been ontscorcd three times. Indiana and Mid-West fans doubled what they heard or read representative of the Wonder state, though in n different class and sport, is soon to embark lo "foreign" S0 ii to show how it is done "down In Arkansas " Kc is Bob Sikes. rising young heavyweight boxer from Pine Blulf. sure this should be one" of the best MANILA, Jan; 13.—The reign of . . ee wen n ir> .i-nn it* , He weighed the po-albliUy of en- picked grot,',^ from « C ?y other pro sharp shooting)'"'Ing Notre Dame and Purdue be-,club. is out to prove Hint inili- ven field goals foi ' e choosing Tennessee and it was vidiial excellence can break it's Hlifll nrtlnl (lir>- then that \\n ItliWlp lli<; nvpHinllni^ ,,.n,. 4i^,<r... n i, n ..., i~~.~. _i n .. _.,... seven ' " J ' ow "- Rose Bowl," he told Coach Coach Brown snid that didn't 'mean Eddie was n cocky fellow, but jave the Lcaclivillc sextette u Lead in thc first half Manna . """ " •> •"••"•"i ""<• however, actually outplaved their J , tls . " (11 " et ' supremely self-confi- • dent lad. Called llrllltanl Stmlenl "fte's a brilliant student nnd is Independent Team Beats Tyronza way through any team-play mial- ity that might be thrown up us a '"wflnvc Ihn (Mm—T tp-im ihnl ' (enm ^^ Tyronza at Tyronza has plied to4?hcJ ^s « unf', tc " isht in a (!tsi glme that en(led Curie LobeaunM ^ "Pvin- 3D to 35 ' Rninsa >'- ° for »' cl - Oscrala , completing four years of work nt i Tennessee in slightly more than Brow the Selby and "Kenneth throttled to play" Manila aces. Bert Williams Molinski „„;, _ , , •• """• "••"•"— iHomisKi, now and Roy Ashaui-nnner, who scored you iu S r nss illon. ' ° C ° nnSt H " bbartl Amcrlra llonor however, tell 1 Ir n n , > ville thc first of the week. In ihe meantime the Pickcns brolhers, all but four points of their tcp.ms' nnd Thurmond ran riot, counting points. The winners always held a commanding lead. 11-7; 25-12; 31-21, despite the fact that Manila cut.scored them 15-13 In the Imlf. tiles. Every evening last won h 5 A1I- !lfl » ! >™rk ami training sched- ° summer he Thurmond worked out. lie ran miles . lo strengthen his legs and borrowed a blocking machine from the high school and worked on thnt. Molinski Is one of two former Massillon hin|i gttddcrs who were 15 points was j in bowl games. Bob Glass, his •" i<v..*io i j ui uu\si ^tllllfh. Kyi) LrlaSS HIS inc offensive star, followed by E.j teammate in hiqh school wns a. 1'ickcns with tz Williams had 10 Hembcr of the Tulanc sound lliat lallies, cighl of which were free) lost to Texas A. & JU in the Sugar shot conversions The lineups and scores: GIRLS Lcachville (36) C rooms 15 Thurmond 11 I>. Steele 1 Mcllnncy Eds In D. Steele 1'os. P F F G G G Manila McDonald 2| Bowl in New Orleans. - — ----- - ••*..!. 1 HIV 1J.UI1. Having cleaned up cvcrj- thing down In this neck of the wood's with neatness and dispatch, both In the amateur and professional ranks the 21-year-old gollath has tiecn pronounced ready to move up the ladder. He goes with the Southern title and the heads of the south's leading palookns danglin» at his belt, including that ol Lloyd Montgomery, pride of the University of Arkansas and graduate of Golden Gloves. Sike's first stop i s at Chicago where he will demomlratc the potent dynamite packed In his tre- Substitutions (l^achville)—Gar- rett. Officials, 1'ickcns and Williams. Scorer—Hipp. • BOYS i Lcachville <33) Pos. Manila (27) O. PlckeiisS P Williams 10 E.Picke«sl2 p Ashacrnimer 9 Thurmond 15 C ' Downing! Selby 4 c- HnttoU 1 , Kenneth D Crawford 8i Kin Monopolize Itacc icijuimivi <i DKLPHOS, O. (UP)-'nic office ,\fassey 10j cf constable for ^f.ll•ioll township Aiichlen 4l>s certain to remain in thc Ford Williiims family here. Tlic only caiulidntcs BroIIingersnre « f"»'cr. C. C. Ford, and Ills WhHleyi K011 ^°nald and a cousin, j. Cochran. — PRESCRIPTIONS-— Safe - - Accuralc Your Prescription Urusgist Fowler Drug Co. main & First l>) 1(mc m the last quarter when the Semi- notes canV mendous fists on the face and negro I Prom then on It was a c hard-fought game. Both , teams go to Holland, Mo , next Thursday for the nest scheduled games of thn season. Read.Gcurler News want ads. . D uerro m ,,„ „•" ™ "<=« xurss lamea Madison Square Garden in the semi-final to the j oe Louis-Arturo Oodoj- heavyweight slaughter (cr, ^. rd °" ™' I let my own version Bet the better) bout. Prom thence , thc camp of Ulc Cali ring playboy, Maxlc Bacr, WRESTL EY vs. vs. And a special match between Com- wrestlers nml ;) :itKi-lb. lienr! y what to do when the occasion irises. I can't believe any gatiier- ng of all-stars, no matter who hey are. can beat the top essen- lal of football—which is team play, rhythm." 'No cue lias to tell me anything about Cnrley Lambeau's Green Bay Pnckers," Steve Owen said. "\ r on nay remember what they did to n y unbeaten Nc\v York Giants, but '. hope you don't. All T can say is :hat it was more than enough. They had much too much power ind speed for my Giants when we met in Milwaukee. But tliis game on Sunday here is entirely differ- tut. I have the pick of thc League —outside cf the Packers. I'll admit that through weather' conditions, supposed to be miite unusual in| Los Angeles, that \ve haven't had j quite the chance I needed to weld i my bunch together as n team. But to me football is largely material | —by thnt I mean players who can : handle their jobs. I "I am also n great believer in' team play. But I am also n great believer in brilliant indlvidiral ef- se-ason, giving them two victories and one defeat. . Tlieir next game is with St. Luke of Memphis ill Osccoia next Wednesday night. The shell of a snail is an example of a curve known as the logarithmic spiral. No matter how miicli the free end of a curve is lengthened, the whole always retains the same shape. AT ONCE CASH For 1938-1939 Government Loan Cotton See Louis Applebaum 107 So. 2nd. PHONE 167 Blylhcville, Ark L.D. BOHE HOW SEHTUY IY ROOM THE SAME UVirOfU! TEMPERATURt Lion JIuntcr Hags 588th PORTERVILLE, Cal. (UP)—Jay Bruce, official lion hunter for the slate of California, has killed 588 nountain lions to date.' He uses our dogs in his expeditions. His 538th lion, after having a leg broken by Bruce's first shot, was still ihle to jump over n bluff and climb 30 feet up a fir tree before Bruce was able to kill it. Sinkey And Blakley To Try Again A special return match between Charles Sinkey, mat terror from Mississippi and Gene Blakely, 1<J8- pound Texan who dethroned Sinkey from the position of No. 1 heavyweight performer appearing here, will feature Monday night's mat curd at the Legion arena. Blakely do/catcd Sinkey in straight falls two weeks ago to the amazement of local fans, many of whom believed few wrestlers could turn the trick, and since that lime Suikey has been nagging Promoter Alike AJeroncy for a return match. Floyd Byrd, the Birmingham ineanie. engages Ole Olsen in another buttle that should provide a bit of excitement and for good measure the card will also include a match between Jour wrestlers and a 300-pound bear. Lord Directs »-..,: British Censor^ World Sailor Says War Talk Is Everywhere CLEVELAND, O. (UP)—War is close to each of us these days- even to the sailor on the high ;eas. William Mnwiing, 20, just returned from a trip around the world as a member of a freighter crew, found that, no matter where he wandered, the conflict was on everyone's tongue. In South Africa he talked with young British seamen from the Achilles and the Ajax. They then were searching for the Atlmirat Oraf Spec and ihe Admiral Scheer. From natives in Indian ports he jaiued the impression that revolution was brewing, and saw the British fortifications against a Xussiati attack through the Khyber Pass. At Bombay careful piloting was necessary in entering the harbor n order to avoid the hundreds of mines laid there. Russian sailors alone knew little of the war, he said, because of strict censorship of reading material by a ship's officer. UJt The troublesome British minis-? try of information has beenj[ token by Sir John Keith, above, who succeeds Lord McMillan In^ cabinet' revision. He directed'. British Broadcasting Corpora- 5 lion and Imperial Airways. Farm Lands for Sale 40 acres 4 miles west of Stcelr JIo. on gravel road, electric Hm school bus. House & bam, com. plele outfit tools and team. Imme: diate possession. Everything fo S2GOO. terms. 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