The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 19, 1953 · Page 11
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August 19, 1953

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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WWWBTOAY, AUGUST t§, win (AWC.T WOMBR Veeck Is Home * Hunting Still By JACK STEVENSON LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Bill Vecck is horn lunting today for a city and park in which his American League Brownies, presently of St. Louis, can play more prof itably next season. Deck's presence in Los Angeles stirred up considerable interest and some civic activity. He plans to visit San Francisco next, but said last night he doesn't know ust when, He was there two weeks ago talking with officta.s "I'm just looking at various cities which have evidenced interest in laving major league baseball," he said. "But you can't have major eagua baseball without a major league park." LA Has No Park And at present Los Angeles .does not have a park coming up to nec- sssary specifications available. Veeck's search for greener pastures has the conditional approval the American League owners ivho last spring turned down his to move to Baltimore. He confirmed reports the club presidents :old him he could transfer the Browns if and when he can prove is financially able to make the ange. But a committee of four owners it plain that it would not ipprove either Los Angeles or San 5Vancisco individually.' Owners feel laving only one club on the Pacific -oast would be a hardship travel- vise. Considering Many Veeck apparently is following the committee's instructions to -go out and get facts and then report back. Xansas City, Baltimore, Toronto, Minneapolis and St. Paul and per- Texas cities are interested in ck's transfer plans. "Any club in either major league has to have a park suitable (o such caliber of ball before It cai move," Veeck said. "Who build or owns the park isn't very im portant. The thing Is to get a bal park to offer a major league club considering a move." ,So it appears clear Veeck him self isn't planning any park buy ing. There were two possibilities in Los Angeles, buying Wrigley Field the home of the Los Angeles An gels of the Pacific Coast League, or converting the publicly-owned, 100,000-plus capacity coliseum. From Chicago, P. K. Wrigley, owner of both the Angels and the Chicago Cubs, apparently nixed the first possibility. PCL Wants League Standing "What good would our franchise and players be without a park?" He asked, "and what about our stockholders out there and our partners nl the Pacific Coasl League. Would you sell the roof off your house? I told Veeck to keep hts sports shirt on and not throw a monkey wrench into anything so intricate as baseball's machinery." The PCL is aiming at major league classification for its full circuit. Coast League President Clarence Rowland termed the, furore "all talk" but admitted the PCL wosld suffer irreparable damage if Los Angeles or San Francisco should be taken away. Arkansas Sportettes — Does Are Plentiful, SaysGFCommission By CARL BELL Associated Press Sports Writer LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas' Game and.Fjsh Commission tries to look out for the feelings of sportsmen as well as the welfare of wildlife. Were it not for that, hunters would be allowed to kill does — at least in some sections — next deer season. The commissioners themselve ippeared satisfied at their Augus neeting in Helena that, as far a he deer themselves are concerned juld be all right to perm ing does as well as buds hroughout the state. But they weren't sure the genera mblic — particularly the hunter vho can remember when Arkan as didn't have any deer—would vccept such a change. Commission Secretary T. A. Me imis recalled that when Missour ciade does legal game, landowners n that state posted their property nost commissioners agree, is ai o protect the deer. Die From Starvation What is needed in Arkansas ducational program to show the ieople that the deer supply is .dequate to stand the shooting o: .oes and that if the deer popula- on becomes too great, more ant aals will be lost from starvation iian from hunting. At the same meeting at which he Game and Fish Commission alked of the need for informing ie public, however, an attempt /as made to bar newsmen from he meeting room. This effort was ilocked by a new state law which irohiblts boards and commissions rom holding "executive" meetings f ept for discussion of personnel cters. Information Needed Some commissioners also criticil- d a North Arkansas newspaper or publishing what they described misinformed article relating 3 deer hunting. Ths commission undoubtedly ould do a better job of informing ic public if It would take greater ains to inform newspaper and adio men, whose business if in- taff and S. C. Dellinger, the Uni- jrming the public, slped replant Arkansai' deer stock ersity of Arkansas zoologist who bout 25 years ago, recommended lat doe hunting be permitted — least in the Black Mountain rea of Franklin County. "The real danger," .explained lelllnger, "Is to the range. After 's destroyed it takes a long time build it back." Obviously deer can't survive- •ithout sufficient range. "There's plenty of summer lod," said Dellinger. "It's the 1'inter browse that gets scarce." I Fishermen «re disturbed over the (ppearance of moss in Lake Con- the public hunting and flsh- 1 project Just now two years old. his underwater growth kills fish jV taking oxygen from the water 3d by forming a netting which makes it difficult for fish to catch food. And, when it gets thick enough, it restricts the movement of the anglers' boats. Gam's officials in the Mississippi Flyway want the duck bag limits for their states raised from four to five and their shooting seasons Both the commission's technical lengthened. There's little or no chance of them winning their point soon. Migratory fowl regulations, of course, are made by the federal government. . .Arkansas' bullfrog season has been shortened by a month. Told that the April 15 opening date came when tl>; frogs were just beginning to breed, the commission moved the first gigging date to May 16 — the same day the bass season opens. Hopman Says Aussies Are Just As Good BROOKLINE, Mass. Wl — Ju when the U.S. Davis cup team masterminds were satisfied th their highly regarded Vic Seixa and Tony Trabert were nation doubles tennis cinches, Australia Harry Hopman made their bloo pressure soar. Hopman, non-playing captain his nation's Davis Cup forces, se off a verbal bombshell at Lom wood yesterday by describing h youngsters Lewis Hoad and Ke Bosewall as "every bit as good a Frank Sedgman and Ken McGrego were at their peaks two years ago. If that is true, Hoad and Rosi wall, who haven't indicated sue greatness to anybody else, woul be invincible, not only here thi week but in the Davis Cup cha lenge round in Adelaide, Australia in late December. Hopman assured doubters tha the 18-year-old Aussies finally hav got the feel of American gras courts and are determined to cap ture the National Team titles here as Sedgman and McGregor did ir 1951. While competing against Trabei In Sunday's Newport Casino sin ties final Seixas wrenched his rlgh knee. He and Trabert managed t get their opening national double engagement postponed for 24 hour; and yesterday defeated. Cam bridge's Chauncey Steele and Bob Stewart, 6-1, 6-1, 8-4. So far such dependable tandem as Gardnar Mulloy and Bill Tal bert, Rose and Hartwig, Grant Gol den and Bernard Bartzen and Den mark's Kurt Neilsen and Torbe: Ulrich have been able to advanc playing under wraps. And the same holds for the out standing women's pairs, defending champions Doris Hart and Shirlej Fry, Louise Brough and Mrs. Mar garet Osborne Dupont, and National and Wimbledon singles titlis Maureen Connolly and Julie Samp son, also of San Diego, Calif. Eager Beavers Foil Foresters TWEED, Ont. UP) — Even dyna mite has failed to defeat the beav irs in this area. Foresters of the Ontario Department of Lands and 'orests blast away beaver dam vhich flood large areas of the dis rict only to find them rebuilt in a :ouple of hours. "They arent' satisfied with jusi ebuilding the dam," one conser ation ofiicer complained, "they make it longer, higher and heav er." "Electric fenses are a failure [ynamiting doesn't work and we' 'e already tried trapping. We took ut 6,000 of the critters last year guess we'll have to be as stub- iorn as they are." Wanted 100 CADDIES Friday, Saturday, Sunday $2.00 PER 18 14 Years & Older See Paul Farrington BIytheville Country Club For Fine Foods, Choose PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET , Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries We Deliver Call In 2043 Come In 1044 Chick. TRENKLE PAINTS ARE BEST Research and development which has produced Nationally Distributed Theatre Screen Coating works constantly for you in the entire TRENKLE painl line. 100 House Paint >|.25 4, Surpassed by None T Per Gal. Clip this Adv. for 5% discount on any Trenkle product. FREE DELIVERY IN BLYTHEV1LLE. Day Phone, Dell 2881. Night Phone Blyrhe- ville 2284 MARTIN TRENKLE PAINT CO. Main St. Dell, Ark. SLIVKN CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS — It took a heap of nerve to tangle with this 692-pound black and silver marlin. but Capt. A. H. Lincoln o£ Lafayette, Calif., didn't .quit and after three hours and 50 minutes was able to smilingly pose with his prize at Panama City. (NEA) Fltld and Stnam— Long Leader Is Best By AL McCLANE H»htn| Editor Midsummer is the time for long, fine leaden, whether you are fishing wet or dry flies for trout or bucktalls and bugs for. bass. Of course, you can't cast a large bug on a 3X leader, but most fishermen err In using leaders too heavy rather than too light. The trout flsheman often can use leaders fvom 10 to 15 feet long to advantage. I believe a long leader is better than an excessively line one. A medium-weight. 6-foot to 1'A- foot leader is usually suggested for wet-fly fishing. Wet-fly leaders ordinarily are heavier than dry-fly leaders, because the sunken leader is not seen so easily as one on or near the surface. I believe this reasoning is faulty, however, and I feel that a leader ns light as is consistent with the size of fish should be used. A No. 10 wet-fly on the end of a heavy leader is just about as lifeless as anything imaginable. The leader is so stiff that the fly has very little, if any, movement except when it is being drawn upstream. A light leader, however, allows the fly to twist, turn, and drift naturally in the wa- A light leader can be used safely with a streamer, bucktail, or spinner f conditions demand it — an admit- tedly unusual occurrence, however. As a general rule, a IX leader Is light enough for any of them, and that weight or heavier should hj used whenever possible because trout often strike these lures hard against a tight line. When a leader as light as 3X seems to be necessary, it can be used safely if the rod is kept high so the tip bends and absorbs the shock. A low rod usually is responsible for a leader broken on the strike. Dick Chapman is the only golfer who has won the amateur cham- )ionships of the U.S., Great Britain, Canada and France. NOTICE My office will be closed from August 12th to August 24th. Hunter C. Sims, M.D. Hamilton Richardson, Tultn* sophomors and national collegiate tennl*. champion, li * member of th« V. a. Dsvli cup squad for the third straight jreir. IU 1* years old, II COTTON PICK SACK LOOK FOR THE SACK WITH THE IEMIS CAT TNADf. M*HK. AVAILHLE IN DUCK, ASPHALT HTTtM AW OUR NEW PLASTIC lOTTOM. OUR PLASTIC BOTTOM IAG HAS KEN FULLY FIELD TESTEP ANI WILL OUTLAST THREE OR MORE REGULAR DUCK MGS, EACH TYPE IS STMKEO III AU SUES REGULAR OR WITH HMK(YE. BEMIS BRO. BAG CO. MIMPHIS J, TENN. For Sale By ALL LEADING JOBBERS FISHING RODEO Registration Blank Aug. 22 and Aug. 29 Walker Park I, the undersigned, do hereby apply for registration in the BIytheville Fishing Rodeo at Walker park. I certify that I am not older than 15 years of age and that I will comply with all rules and regulations of the rodeo to the fullest extent. Name ,.,... Age ..... 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