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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 6

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Six MOM STAR* Baseball Men Mourn Death ofSpeaker By HAROL& V. RAtLIFF MUBBARD Tc<; fAP> Tils Ifam (Tris) Speaker, tlio f.imed ''fcray Eflgic (if the ma|«r leagues, died Monday rnd baseball mouincd (lie p;i«sinp of «ne of Its greatest stars A henrl nllnrk cl.iimrr) Die man who \vns called the fmi"-l irntrr Hey Kids! FUZZY Coming fo f-he SAENGER Theatre THUS. DEC. 18 fiMtlc-r of all time. He died nfiftf ., fishing tnp al Lakt WhithSj'i 80 miles wSft of hie hornf hef-fe. Fiom Ihe high f>chelofis and from Ihe bushes of baseball Cnme messages of sorrow SpcakM" Wiis lauded for the tremendous mntrlbulinn he made lo Ihe game lie loved so well Unit he played it | for $-10 n month. The body WHS brought to Mub' bard and is al the Wolfe Funer.il Home. Interment will be in Fnlrview Ccmeli'i-y where his father and mnthi'i and olher klngsmt'ii arc buried. Spenkci n:id a fishing crorty, fli.u-lrs Vaughn, had pulled their boat into Ihe dock after nil aflol'» i iKioii on Lake Whitney. The 70- j ear-old membi-r of Baseball's Hall nf l-'.-ime cnllnpFod nnd died. Dr. Julin Liilhom ol Whitney, the iiltciultng physii-ir.ii. certilied on ' Speaker's death certificate that i the cause was ecronnry iicclusion. ] SjicaluM had Had one previous 'heart attack-in 1U54. Last August 'he cntcH-il u Clcvolmid hospital lor obser.'iition as a precaullon.iry •mrasine. lie had been cxperlenc- in.; pains in his arms. Uul Mrs Speaker said no had been feelniK well lately. goin« fu-ll- ALL 6 VOLT STARTERS AND GENERATORS - REBUILT - $4.95 EXC. • All Paris For Cors And Trucks • All Size Full Cop Tires, Also New And Used Tires! Wylie Glass & Salvage Co. Hwy. 67 West Hope, Ark. Phone 7-2786 MaeKay Niiriv Out But Olmido Wins ly WILL 8R!MSUi¥ MMSS £pm* Write? MELBOURNE tAP)—BiB Barry MncKay of Daytoh, Ohio, Was on the brink of elimination, but his American bavis dup Icafnfriale. Alex Olmedo, had taken a 6-4 fcdl fi-ofn Australia's Mai Anderson when cold rain hatted the quarterfinals today In the Victorian Tui« nis dhamplbfishins. Andres Girrtono, a 21»yuar-old Spaniard with lightning reflexes, won the first two sets froiti Mac' Kay, 6-3, 6-4, and the third was lied 6-6 when a drizale sent piny ers and sjieclaltirs scurrying from the Kooyoht} dourts. 1'ournr.mDht directors announced Even Santa gets.... Evans f^ j . HAND TURNE Slippers V JL JL Evans Slippers suy "Merry Christmas" in n comfortable way. Give your Santa a pair. We ;havc these famous slippers in a \vido selection of styles and colors. ing three or four limes n week, "He likes lo be outdoors." he said. Surviving are his widow and Iwo soslei*. Mrs. Alma Llndsoy of lAblletit, Texas and Mrs. Pearl Scott of Hubbnrd. Speaker was n great Icfl-handod hitter with a lifetime major league balling average of ..144 in 22 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Uio Washington Senator and Philadelphia Alhle- lics. His highest average was .389 in 1925. He also was n great defensive player. He wns on three world championship tuams —Boston in 1912 and 1915 and C'levo- land in 1020. He managed Ihc latter (cam from 1019 lo 192(5.', Speaker started in professional baseball in 1!W6 with Clcburne of the Texas League. The day he signed :i contract ho wns "lined" $10.00. Doak Roberts, president of the Cleburnc club, told about it years later. Roberts had driven in his bright new buggy to Ihc field where Speaker was playing a semipro game. Me called Tris over lo talk contract and Speaker, wearing baseball spikes, climbed onto the hub of the buggy. Roberts noled ho had scraped sonv: of ihe paint off so he signed Spcakei lo a contract at $'10 a month. Roberts had meant to make it $50, but held back the $10 to repair the buggy, Speaker started as a pitcher but couldn't got the other side out. The Clclnirnc club wns going to release him but the owner, noting that Speaker was a fine hitter, kepi him and sent him lo the oul- field. He svcnl on lo major league glory. SMU Easily Disposes of Wisconsin By 8H§L56N ASI6£Ultd Pf«SS Spoftfe WHttf A new college basketball ol-a may be dawning for Northwestern long a stepchild among Big ffcfi titans. Meanwhile, once-mightV Kansas, a perennial Big SeVctt threat, faces lean days this seii* SOfi Without Will (The Stilt) dhatii- boHaiH. Nbrthwcstern, picked with Pilf« due ns the Big Ten preseason !a> VoHles, Is . justifying the evaluations thus far. The Wlldcals, 10th irt the first Associated Press week. ly poll, turned back Noire l3anie, No. 11 In Ihe listings, 68-63 Moru day night. The victory WHS Northwestern's third in a row. Kansas, No. 7. bowed to upslarl bonver 73-60 for ils firsl setback after victories over Dice and Ca- ntsius. The 74oot dhambcrlain joined the Marlcm Olobeti'ottcr.v after Iwo seasons nt Kansas, Joe Htiklick clicked for 30 points as Northwestern snapped Noire Dame's streak of 18 straight victories at home. The lead changed hands 13 times and the score was lied 12 limes before ' a pair of jump shots by Phil Warren put the Wildcats in front lo slay Unheralded Denver spurted fur 42 points in Ihe second half after lending 31-20 at the intermission lo humble Kansas. Only two other members ot.tho top 10 saw action. Kentucky, No ', 2, turned on the power in the second half to Ihrolllc Duke 78-64. Sid Cohen led Ihc way with poinls. Eighth-ranked Mississippi State, behind Bailey Howell's 20- 1 point barrage, walloped Arkansas' State <2-~ l7 . . North Carolina (No. 13), 18«dihf al halftin* by just onS poihl, £>F» | an to click after the ihtermls* sion rittd routed Virginia 83-Cl with HaiM<. Salz hitting for 19 p'oihls. Mirl iR.m Stale (No. 15 find,-! 72-46. Johnny spared the SpaHahs d r c c Ii tt'lth 18 JU.ir i.iette. No 17. lost to Ne- br;i-^i R2-60 despite a sccohd-half ralK that ju?t fell short, the Cotiirnnkers led 33-26 al halftlltie, SM'' No 18, easily disposed of \Vu",n<m 81-63 St. John's of-New Bn'lith Champ Will Try le Collufr ttt (AP)«-ferry tJownest Stilish middleweight charhpion. Will attempt. totiight tc collect on a but he lost two years ago bowhes, a former iJ.S. Marine, meets Spider Webb of Chicago, Ihird-fahked challehg-or for Sugar Maj hobihsen's world title, in a iO-roUhd bout at Wemble Audilor- Vork, tied for 20th place, led ail him. Both lightlrs hop* il to a fchaffigiofisWjJ bowl. fof BowftH theft's aft al ihcehtSve. While fiowhes wSs Still a LealherhgcK, Webb foUght •Dick darter, IHeri the Brttish tilleholder, ih Chicago, Thfe botil was televised intd bowtibs* Mai-Ing camp at Quahtieo. Va. 'Terry wagered $10' on his couhtryhiari. and when McAteer lost he paia out. Back ih his native land, fio\vfies became a professiohei boxer — to real crowd Jjieasei 1 —who has es A \Jl l\-t 11CU IUI &U111 fJien_c; ( jcvi «•*.***.» *,»«...« f..«. u ...>.» .. ..„ — the way to wallop Bridgeport 98-5GI tablishod himself as the best of Sritaift'S middle weights. tf hi beats Webb tonight, prompts! Jfick &>iofhon& has promised IRat he'il trS^ to gel the 98-yfeaf'ola MobiRson" over for a title fight 1ft London. Webb, a 2-1 favorite, also Is after a bout with Robinson and says he doesn't intehd to let his pros 3 peels suffer frorn a DoWhes. loss Since World War li the British Navy has been withdrawing frorft Bermuda and how maintains only a small station there. Ihc remaining quarlerfinal singlbs matches will be completed early Wednesday, before the semifinal matches in the men's doubles. Only one quaiter-final match was completed before the weather! took over. Top - seeded Ashlbj ' Cooper, Australia's Wimbledon and U.S. champion, fought off ^a strong rally by countryman Bob' Mark C-3, 0-H, 6-8, 12-10. | In the other match, an all-Aussie affair, Ncale Frascr led ttpcl, Laver 63, 5-3 In a battle of left banders. f , ,, 4 ,., ^ I a> GIRT SUGGESTION Handbags, Hosiery, Lounge Slippers, Jewelry, Gloves, Blouses, Lingerie. w r* sr»r^ ,^^-^.s§ •flfe *fta ift «r73r ? i <Ss «. -^^-a «TS WiitAiUtukt /$*3S\ i5«;V •%m<^ 7.95 • w It's Merry, Christmas Shopping at HERBERT-BURNS- 1 \3r-j\ */ \ SEE THE FIRST EXCITING SHOWING of the 1959 Lincoln Look and the incomparable Continental Mark IV Today, forget every motorcar you've ever owned and lake a Jong, long look at Lincoln, Here is timeless beauty struck into nielal and glass, The lines are lean and lasting, the interiors unbelievably luxurious, and certainly the, largest of any car (his year, The sure and sudden response of the engine, the incredible handling ease, just the joy of owning a Lincoln are all good rcaspns for wishing to make it yours, And its ageless beauty and remarkable slurdiness make it your wisest, fine car investment. 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