The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on June 20, 1924 · Page 16
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SIXTEEX THf: LJSCOI.S STAR—FttinAY. Jl'SK iO. mi',. ÜJ ìim [I Er A Bloodv Good Idea! St. Paul Selected Convention City tor 1925—Session Adjourns. pRV\'k:r., June 2f» With the pJecflnn nf Tfrtnr M. Johnson of HfM’Wford, Ih.. as Its lrif«rnational I.rHHl/lsni ant! the solPr.Unn of St. Paul, Mlnn., for tha 1925 cnnventlon ritv,' tho alRhth anniiaJ convention f)f the KlM-ania club InternallonaJ i.rtjoutned hrrr- yesterday. Johnson ,i,.fp;,}e<] -lohn H. Mna.s of Milwau- gae, In the rure for the preaidettcy hy a vote of 9r>l to 36a. Tiie eelectton of St. Paul for the 1!)2'> 1 ‘onvention city ended n bitter fiinfftat hetweon St. Paul and Seattle, WhsIi. I Waiter C Taylnr of Montreal, fliu! Ralph Ammrrntan of Scranton, R.I., were elected ciae pre.sidents of ; tlic organization. ! Int( rnaiional trustees chosen at | the closing session include. I Dne year term—Hayinond N i Crossmun. Umiiha, N'eh. With the conclusion of the convention luisinesH HP.SHions, the con- venti«)!! ndjournert. STIL 5 TI 1 IK Workers Ask Canadian Government to Form Arbitration Board. TUflU.VT»». .lune 20.— Develop- ncntn lust night indicate that an HgrHemeiit will soon l»e reached be- tWHen tlie striking po.stal employes and the dominion government. The strikers yesterday adopted a resolution submitted by the executive of the ('unadinn Federation of Postal Fmpl'^y»'« snggcsting that the dead- l*ick lie Itroken by the government placing the postal employes under the industrial disputes act. through wliicli they may demand aboard of iirbltrution to investigate their cliilni for higher wages. Tlie government rctilled by asking tr tile federation throughout Canada is tiehlnd the exevutlve. The execnfive lind not yet responded. LERS E TTE E-IIRRESTE im an alleged violation of the Wright act, the state prohibition law. ' The Juiy, comiH»aed of ’en women and two men, had juat finished reading It sacquiltaJ tn the attempted murder case, when police served (Ireor with a warrant in which he was accused of the alleged prohibí- | tlon violation- The chauffeur was , taken to the University police station, where he will stand trial in police court there, The liquor charge was brought Heilmann’s Heavy Stickwork Mystery of Major Leagues BY FRANK G. MENKE. (CopyTight 1924 by King Features Syndicate, Inc.) The "lively” ball that came Into against Greer two months ago when ! plaj' in 1921 ha.s wrought many rc- police claimed that they found whisky 'markable things in balldom, but nor.e during a raid on his room. Grerr | n,ot-e so than In the slugging power of protested the charge, saying that the | lijj™ Hcllniann liquor belonged to a man with whom ‘ ‘ ho roomed. j DENVER, Colo., June 20.—Court^ ,. land S. Dines, Informed that Horace Jury Finds Mabel Mormand s A. Greer was acquitted in Los Angeles on charg*‘.s Chauffeur Not Guilty Of Shooting Dines. ( Assdi'iated of assault with a deadly weapon on Dines, said: "I have no statement to make, but I’m darned glad that it is all over.” LUS A.N i '.FLES, Ciil.. June i *^3 t ^ w“ Mora- c A Crcer. former cbaufCeur ! Ninety-two adherents of the 1. W . W ,. lor Mai.cl VormHnd. the screen aoi-| serving terms In San Quentin prison i're.ss.) A.NJ' i KLES, Cab. lune 20.— A i!i*'er, former civiufCeur the ____ ___ va.s ac.iiiitted late veaterday i for violations of the state criminal In Superior court on a charge of as- | syndicalism law who have been In sault with intent to mu'de.i Court- 'solitary confinement for twelve days, l-tnd S. I'i'.'*-. Denver nil operaior, | announced Thursday afternoon they only to Ic immediately -e-oiTC'fcd were ready to return to work. Ever since they "hopped up” Iho horsehide, Hellmann has been banging for an average beyond every other ba.seballer in the universe. In the days when the ba.seball wa.s juat th.at and nothing more, Heilmann was a fair hitter. Since then he lias been the super-swatsniith. What’s the answer? The bromidic reply Is that the new brand of baseball, being easier to hit Into safe territory, is w liolly responsible. If that’s true, why aren’t the men who hit beyond Heilmann back in 191S, 1917, 1918, 1919 and 1920 batting beyond him now? If the rabbit baseball has provoked an average increase of nearly I'iO points in Heilmann’s average, why SECOND GUESSES LAY THEM LOW And Moral Is: Always Go Through With Your Slide hasn’t It (lone the same thing for all the others? Just Learning His Stuff. Perhaps the real truth is tliat Hell- niunn w’as just learning how to hit the baseball four aeason.s ago and that knowledge, plus the long distance liull of today, l.s tlie double-bar­ relled answer why he has become the klng-piii hitter of the big leagues. Une of the strange things about Heilmann’s amazing feats with the war club is that full credit never has been given him. When tlie weekly averages have been published thei o is usually a headline "Hellmanp Leads Hltter.s”—and beyond that llt- John McGraw Figures Giants Set For Drive to Fourth Straight Flag. Veteran Pitchers Round Into Form, Taking Burden Off His Youngsters. NEIV TURK, June 20 — The graying head of John McGraw is not at all worrjing over the fact that the Giants are not one hundred jumps or so out In front—as their; Gotham followers had anticipated. And McGraw seems delighted because hi.s athletes have been at or I near the top of the National league i heap ever since the first "play ball” i ' sounded. He didn’t anticipate quite | so pleasurable a happening as the result of his pitching strategy. ‘ At the outset of the season. Me- ' ! Graw had a group of veteran pitchers and a group of youngsters. He reallxed that his old-timers have ^ I reached a point where too much work * ' In the chilly days of springtime is | very likeJjr to disrupt the organisms of their arms and this likely would ' have returned their warm weather effectiveness. He also knew that his , voung pitchers have arms of steel | which are not affected in any way | bj' climate.. Depended On Youngsters. So McGraw started the season using youngsters, and through April, May and the early part of June has depended upon the kid pitchers to | hold the Giants around the heights. I The veterans on the staff of the National league champions have not been thrown Into action with any regularity up to this time. As a result, their arms have not known any strains; they have been w’orked Into shape gradually and, as McGraw puts it. those arms are now about ready to perform the yeoman service for the team. Many New York rooter.s, who feel that McGraw' could win the pennant If possessed of only nine batboys, have become upset occasionally over the fact that John’s team Is not well out In the front In the race for the 1924 honors. But .McGraw declares: Satisfied With His Team. “T am perfectly satisfied with the standing of the learn at the present time. It has performed better than | I really had c.\pected. During the j first w eeks of the campaign 1 have J been throwing most of the work upon the youngsters—and everyone knows that young pitchers are a bit unreliable and that a learn aided only bv youthful pitching surely does not make much of a show ing. “I am mighty glad that I decided not to work the veterans very much through April, May and the first part | of thi.s month. If I had, I am afraid j that the terrible weather that w e | have bumped into almost since tlio opening of the season would have caused a stiff arm epidemic within the ranks. Sees Pennant In Dffing. "As it is now, the old-timers are not troubled with their arms in any way and in a week or so, when we begin the comment is niade. Hellmann thu.s | ^ weather, the boys w ill becomes one of the unfortunates of | «jj prettiest, the game 1 here is nothing plctur- don’t like to make pennant pro-j esque, nothing highlj colored, nothing dictions, but I cannot refrain from bombastic nor spectacular about his | the statement now that the Giants meth.Kis, He is not a grandstandei- j j i,,,f.eball up to not theatrical And because he isn t time than I had expected, and he does not get the acclaim and the opposition which we have plaudit.s which nien, less wonderful pgj,j,pd Is not as strong as was antl- but bettor showmen, achieve oipated before the season began. thenisclves Never Courts Aplause. The whanging stat of the .Ameii- cr.n league goes about his w ork calm- Iv. methodically, almost bashfully, at times. Instead of courting the applause of the crowds, he l.s modest to a point where he almost shuns it. All of which seems to prove that no 1 .alter liow truly great a ma*: and his (*feds are, he must be something ( f an actor to win the ovations he so richly de.servcs. The record.s show that Heilmann alwajs was a good long distance hitter but never until 1921 a wonder man with tlie liickory bludgeon In the first eight years of Ids baseball career he could not average .300 Including his minor league wo:-k. Yet, since 1920, Including the first four weeks of 1924, he has averaged above 400. Started In Far Northwest. Heilmann was born in San Francisco .Vugust 3, 1894. His first job was with Portland in the Pacif.c Northwestern league in 1913. He played first bu.se and outfield in 122 game« and batted .305. He appeared in a Detroit uniform in 1914, liav ing been purchased b) the Tigers for $1.300. In 87 games the best he could do with the bat was a woeful .223, The Tigers decided he wa.sn’t ripe and Heilmann was released to San Francieco, where he played first base in 1915. He hit 364 in 98 games that year and Detroit recalled him at* the start of 1916. Heilman has been with the Tigers ever since, alternating at I first and in the outfield in 1916 1917, 1918. 1919 and 1920. He has played the outfield since then. Heilmann’s Early Record. Here is Ileilmann’s record as a batter from the outset of Ills career until the "lively” ball came into o.vistence. Therefore, things look mighty rosy for us, and if we do not bump into any crippling uccidents, we ouglit to breeze home in front when the October wire is reached.” TENNESSEE DOCTOR HEAÜS Ü. S, MEDICS GBat Av 1913 Portland ......... 122 .305 1914 -Detroit .............. . ! 67 .225 1915—San I'Tancisco .. 98 .36 4 1916—Detroit ............ , .136 .282 1917--Detroit ............ . .150 .281 1918—Detroit ............ . . 79 .276 1919 - Detroit ............ . .140 .320 1920—Detroit ............ . .145 .309 Dr. William Bagrard. Tha new president of the American Medical Association, Dr. William Haggard, is a Tennessean, Nashville being his home. The organization has 90,000 members. QUITS CONGRESS SCORING “BLOCS” Four men who have gone to hospitals by the “second l .-». Combs, Center, above, Jack Graney and Dully Lewis. BY NORMAN E. BROWN. "SlAlc: Kelly! Slide!’’ This torsi« ciAnmand ha.s come dcvrn a.s one of the classics of Ihe diamond. It u.Hually i.s dug up new in fa.’otlon.s mormvUs. lo be u.sod tn a spirit of loviiv. But basel>aU i>layers will do well to sit down in .ill earnestness and an«il> z*' it. with no Uiought of the funnv .side of it. i'here («s just one commaiuJ, ut- (t red twice to impress it upon Mr. Kely’s mind. The advl.e can be taken a.s final. Tliat Hhows an average of .295 for Heilmann during those eight years. (>•■ which two w'ere spent in the minors. If only his major leagu* work is considered, then Hellinann's i.altinl^ average for the six years— Unly once, however, did he come a’1914. 1916, 1917, 1918. 19PJ and 1920-j cropper to a .second gue.s.s on sliding.! " ‘/•f ‘‘’um of .- 2 . Whlley U-m. center- | " s" S, e»e. R.mpa,ing. Thi.s same Heilmann. who had hit tion .showed a fracture of the ankle bone and a dislocation of the joint. Hi^ name was added to the longj ll.st of stars will) have suffered such ^ (fielder of tlie an Injury in the same manner. a teammate Dther, Suffer Same Fate. ' Combs, vyas "flagged” when he at- Huv t!hapuian. now- dead, was lost, empted to score feet first and the to the Cleveland team for a year j injury threatened to at least de- when he cracked his ankle sliding; Prtve hiin of Ims dashing speed, int.. a base in the sj»rin< of one cam-, Reason Is Explained. P.ilcn Having started the slide ILiyi The reu.son for the injury is easily ch.inged liis mind. « 4 'xplained. When a runner elects to Th.' car.er of i>uffy Lewis, on-'C slide he leaves the ground with both j Yank.s and. therefore of tlie unfortunate ^nly .282 In the years before, suddenly went on a rampage. He hit everything that was .served up. to him • with vicious force and remarkable! precision and ended up the year with i 237 hits and a batting average of .395 for 149 games—a figure which gave Mm tlie championship of his leugu.;. In 1922 he came back with .356 an i ast vear he smashed the remarkuldc star oiuficldi'i of the Boston Red feel momentarily and turns so tliat I 4^,3 ; making a grand average ?lo\. wa.s endangered by tiie .same, he w ill "fade’ into the dm on one qC 3S4 for three seasons for a iilaye of an a>'cidcnT. nip. Historv aVhonm ""tvvo year.s ago Harry He.1’'»unn Of^ As the foot of the under leg hear.s ■ T .»vs " (5 leading the league the ground the sole of hi.s shoe Is Mr, Kelly WH.s but no mentmn Is made, either, that he cravked aq ankle. Combe Wae Undecided. The other day. Earl Combs, voung ) •ink»'*' outlieid star, was fla.shed tne word to "hit the dirt ’ when he essayed to s.ore tiie final run tiie Yanks made .n a game against Cleveland Then, after he had started hts slide the ooaeher at third «w the b.stfe- waiting at home, wigw iggrd who in his six other years could hit for only .282 Better Than Ever This Year. ■slide, at almost riglu angles to the ground.! Heilmann is back doing his fente- ‘ 6 e. t. ,sma.shlng stuff again 'his year. The first month of play finds him far out in front of the pack again with an almost unbelievable mark of 493. He In baiting when he started . . ... p..,If and ilien tried to It must be in this i*o.sitlon to pre- t'.uld liis feet when he found it was vent the (atcliing of tiie spikc.s in unnecessary to g>) in feet first. Hejthe pathway was laid up most of the sea.son. Then comes tlio decision to ’ stay has faced all kinds of pllciiing in ail .lack tirune.v. daring leadoff man up.” Subconsciously this massage is' sorts of weather in all varieties of for the Indians for years—and the'conveyed to his niu.scle.s. The re-jball pari e—and he s still smacking greatest judge of balls and .strikes in flex action tenses the.se muscles, jclose to .500. the game suffered auch a blow. ; 1 fi^ ankle bends to "catch” the dirt What Is the real reason for thl.s His ankles had to beat the brunt His w-hole w eight i.s thrown on that I revolution’’ ’48 ho can ex- drlng iCs w-oole career In addition member and the inevitable happens. 1 ^.v the whanging star of Ban lo fracturing one ¡n sliding home he Hence the carneslness with whicli hero .X etled ".^HiJe, Ij:m that it xvrnidn’t I h ' necessary Too late t'omb.s tried to recover put himself on the bench on nuiner- the unknown F e footing He fell tn a heap as he ou.' other occasion.s In his efforts to Kelly, .slide" dropped on th© plate. Examlna- gam a base on the oppo.stng pitcher.! Should he food for thought Johnson -s circuit could nit for oril .282 while m his sprightly ’ 20 s—aniY titen liil for .394. 356, 403 and 4i«3 m tne yoate that brmg him near an 1 to the 30-year mark? Artist’s character sketch of Henrr L. Jost. Too many bloca, too little inda* pendence of action and too much worry for the results obtained ara the reaaons given by RepresOTta- tive Henry L. Jost, Republican, Fifth District of Missouri, for his retirement from congress. Although he has assurance* of reelection, he says, he will not be a candidate in November. Building Business for the Long Run The truth about anything requires a certain perspective. If viewed too closely, even a masterpiece cannot be understood or appreciated. It takes a certain di.stance to bring out its value.s. This is especially true in building a business, and in using advertising as one of the means of building it. The clear vision comes only with the con.sidera- tion of what is best in the long run. One season's business may be abnormally large or abnormally smali---due to conditions over which the owners of the business have no control. To consider the business itself as .safe and sound just because, at a certain season, the orders are coming in, is often a dangerous fallacy. far more threatening to the eventual welfare of the hu.sine.ss than a season of slotv hiisine.s.s that makes it difficult to keep going. During tlie past few years economic conditions have combined to prove the fallacy of a hand-to-moutli policy of manufacturing and marketing, always at the mercv of market flue- tuations. witli the manufacturer helpless to influence his market. And, on the other hand, these conditions have proved the wdsdom of considering the long run and making all plans in accordance with that view. Today, as a result of recent economic changes, and of lessons .severely learned, tens of thousands of deal- crs, in every line of merch- andi.se, are giving a new emphasis to their preference for lines of merchan- di.se that are trademarked and adequately adverti.sed by the manufacturer. The public, during the period of minimum .sales, demon- .strated its preponderant preference for advertised goods, and the dealers will not do (Otherwise than accept the situation and hnild their hnsine.ss for tlu« future in harmony with it.' Thousands of manufacturers who today are facing a shortage of demand for tlieir product, and who see what demand tiñere is going to competitive manufacturers who have in.sured their own market by means of ad\-erti.sing, are now looking to advertising as the logical key to future selling snccess. It is higlily important then, in .seeking to apply the force of aiJiertising, that it he considered not as a ready made enre-all for •sales inactivity, but as a permanent factor in business building. Every advertising plan that can lay claim to wisdom or hope for long run effect i \en ess retj u i res t h ree thing.s: First, to determine what are, unquestionably, the best objectives for the business in the long run. Second, what are the best means, all told, of obtaining those objectives. Third, how and to what extent advertising can be assigned its rightful place among and in relation to those means. Puhlishfd by Thr IJncolv Star in co-operation with The A merican Aêsociafion of A dvertiiting Agencies. THE LINCOLN STAR .^febraskjar' De^Kwspaper

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