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Big Spring Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 17, 1940, Big Spring, Texas Sunday March 17,1940 Sale of Fence signs for Park is progressing Sal of Fence signs for the big Spring baseball Plant is Progress ing at a rapid rate according to Harold p. Steck who is helping Jack Cook in the Campaign. Steck indicated saturday that 25 signs had already been disposed of and space for la Otheni is All that is available inside the Park. The committee expected to sell the remainder this week. A few Choice Box seats remain and May be reserved either with Virgil Smith at the Crawford Barber shop or with Mil away Baker. The carpenters have been delayed in starting actual construction of the West fifth and san Antonio streets grandstand but will go to work a soon As the charred remains of the old stand destroyed by fire last year Are cleared away. Tony Rego the local manager announced saturday that curdle Loyd first Sacker and Van Marshall outfielder both of last years club had been released. Elton Carroll Catcher of san Francisco has been placed under contract and will report Here next month. The signing of Carroll brings to ten the number under contract Here. Chuck Fenske in record run Chicago mar. 16. Gds Charles Chuck Fenske bespectacled Wisconsin Star set a new worlds indoor record for the three quarters mile paced run at the 12th annual Armour tech relays tonight stepping the distance in 2-59.7 on the Chicago Field House dirt track. His performance bettered the 3 01.2 time turned in thursday night by John Borican at Dartmouth. A a Blank Hollywood Hollywood mar. 16 with de Heusser Herman Beese and George Caster pitching five hit Ball and Benny Mccoy driving in two runs on a double the Philadelphia athletics shutout Hollywood of the Pacific coast league 8 to 0, today. It was the a s 10th win in 13 starts. Houston mar. 16 cd it will be open House at Buff stadium tomorrow and manager Eddie Dyer will stage a full nine inning intr squad game. Howard Pollet Hank Nowak and Howard Rist were named to pitch for the regulars with de Wissman Ted Wilks and Severi working for the Yann igans. In a five inning tilt today Charlie Marshall Rookie Catcher came through with a last inning single to produce two runs and give the regulars a 3-1 decision. Fast Field is assured for Texas relays Austin mar. 16. Cd official entry Blanks have gone out to potential Texas relays entrants and the memorial stadium track next week will Start getting in face lifted in preparation for the South West s annual big track and Field splurge april 66. Coach Clyde Littlefield relays director said a had nibbles from several faraway teams last week including the University of Pittsburgh and Butler University and that two Loyola teams Chicago and new Orleans has assured him they were coming. With most teams of the Southwest and Middle wast already committed a full fast Field already is assured. Snively favored Houston mar. 18. It a it a Paul snively of Houston will be a to heavy favorite to retain his singles title at the Texas state table Tennis tournament starting hers March 30. Snively s chief Competition in the singles la expected from Curtis Clark of Corpus Christi who battled the Champion almost to a standstill last year. Young is arrested Winter Haven Fla mar. 16. Norman k. Babe Young first baseman for the new York giants was arrested hers today on a fugitive warrant in which his wife charged desertion and non support. He posted $500 Bond and announced he would fight extradition to Richmond a. By Womack and the steer mile relay team contributed first places. Martin ripped off the Quarter mile Jaunt in 59.8 seconds out distancing c. B. South who had quite a time besting Warren Qualls Forsan and Owen Brummett big Spring for the second Slot. Brummett fooled by a false finish Cut Loose with his sprint too Early bumped into Qualls and both almost fell. Martin was near the Lead at the Start and gained sole Possession after the first turn. No trouble Bostick had no trouble in the 880. He crossed the finish line eight or nine Yards in front of Osburn Newton big Spring and could have produced better time had he been pushed. The steer mile relay quartet of nations South Brummett and Martin outran the Stanton entry Only other team in Competition by fully a Hundred Yards. Womack had no trouble in the mile. Newton and James Crow a Stanton boy trailed All the Way Newton churned wildly at the finish of the third Lap mistaking it for the fourth and spent his wind but he managed to finish. Tommy Mcdonald Forgan a had two first place winning the a hot put and the javelin while Beryl Dean Clinton rugged Stan ton youth proved Best in both the Low and High hurdles. Complete results 120-Yard High hurdle a Beryl Dean Clinton. Stanton first James Crow Stanton second e. Blalock Coahoma third Hal White Bunton fourth. Time 19 8. 100-Yard dash Lem nation big Spring first Johnny Miller big Spring second Harold Bethell big Spring third Tommy Mcdonald Forsan fourth. Time 10.8. 440-Yard run Bobby Martin big Spring first c. B. 8outh, big Spring second Warren quails Forsan third Owen Brummett big Spring fourth. Time 59 8. 220-Yard Low hurdles a Clinton Stanton first Mcdonald Forsan second d. R. Gartman big Spring third Ross Hay Bunton fourth. Time 29.5. 880-Yard run a Horace Bostick big Spring first Osburn Newton big Spring second Qualls Forsan third Houston Woody 8unton. Fourth. Time 2 25. 220-Yard dash a nations. Big Spring first Miller big Spring second j. C. Tonn Coahoma Eia i by. Louis mar. 16 cd a Joe Medwick a a salary stalemate with the cardinals enabled him to be on hand today to Welcome the second addition to his family. A 7-Pound daughter was born to mrs. Medwick. Joe a other child is a boy born two years ago. It May or May not be significant tribe wins Sebring b -. 166. Cd the Cleveland Indiana turned to their third straight Grapefruit league Victory today defeating the Newark bears ranking farm of the new York Yankees 7 to 2. For Range Wear cattlemen recommend v West Texas a March Kings a this la Abilene Christian colleges 83-Plece concert band which will be sponsored in n performance monday evening 8 80 p. Rn., at the big Spring High school auditorium. The local High school hand la sponsoring the concert by this collegiate group which is making Ila annual Spring tour through West Texas this week. Durwood Crain director wha la pictured above in the right insert has selected m members from the above group for this annual trip. The left insert la of Ocoee Moc Aaland. Queen of the band. Third Alvin Blackford Bunton fourth. Time 25.8. Mile relay big Spring nations South Brummett and Marti first Bunton second. Time 4 08. Miles Billy Womack big Spring first Newton big Spring second time 4 25. Pole vault a Woody Stanton first Crow Stanton second White Sutton third Vard Cowley and Qualls both of Forsan tied for fourth. Nina feet. High jump nations. Big Spring first Bill Lewis Courtney second Cowley Forsan third. Fiva fact six inches. Shot put a Mcdonald Forsan first Clifton Patton big Spring second Bill Pinkston Courtney third Clinton and White both of Stanton tied for fourth. 39 feet. Javelin a Mcdonald Forsan first Blackford Stanton second Cowley Forsan third Pinkston Courtney fourth. 129 feet ten inches. Broad jump a nations big Spring first Ralph Stewart big Spring second Blackford Sutton. Third tonn Coahoma fourth. 17 feet 7 1-4 inches. Discus a j. Rogers Coahoma first White Stanton second Peppy Blount big Spring third Vernon Chandler Stanton fourth. 84 feet. Tarkio Quint Nic Champion Kansas City mar. 19-Tarkio to teachers Defeated san Diego state 52-42, in the finals of the 1940 National intercollegiate basketball tournament her saturday night. Delta state Cleveland miss., captured third place by besting Hamlin of St. Paul 45-26. See the amazing Advance in modern Gas cookery Here a the greatest thing you could Ever imagine in cooking perfection. The new Modem Gas up Range. Any Model Range with a up Seal has to meet 22 High performance standards. These ranges add such exclusives As the famous swing out broiler and red wheel oven heat regulator. More value for your Money in convenience and Economy. Here s How to save fuel Hilo valve controls top burners from High heat to simmer. Oven maintains temperature As Low As 225 degrees. Insulation prevents heat loss. Me. Automatic lighting of top oven and Oiler without matches. Faster pre heating. ? oven peeking. Food. No guess work. No spoiled food to throw away. A a waterless cooking of vegetables without loss of vitamins. Work. Easy clean ability of top burners oven and broiler. There Are non clog burners and a removable tray for Quick clean up of spillover. Take advantage of our special Price easy term come in today and save Empire service for Home demonstration sen Leo. Call miss tree Southern company new record in Medley relay Indianapolis mar. 16 gds a Brilliant 4 16.2 mile by Camp Bell Kane a fast stepping Sophomore tonight enabled Indiana a hoosiers to break their own world indoor record for the Medley relay at the Butler University indoor relays. Indiana s time was 10 10.3, As compared with the old record of 10 14, set in 1938. Smith Ward in Golf finals St. Augustine. Fla., mar. 16 apr the highly regarded team of Horton Smith and National Amateur Champion Marvin Quot buds Ward will meet the dark horse combination of Henry Poe and Harold mandly tomorrow in the 36-Hole final match of the National $3,000 Amateur professional Best Ball Golf tournament. The deadly putting of Smith Oak Park iii., pro was a major Factor in his and the Spokane wash., a tarts one up Victory today Over the Youthful team of Clyde Usina jr., West Palm Beach Fla., pro., and Walter Burkemo Evanston iu., Amateur in a 36-Hole semifinals Battle. Establishes dates Waco mar. 166. Ltd it a a. H. Kirksey Texas stat commissioner of Semi pro baseball today announced that the fifth annual Texas championship tournament would be staged Here july 25 to aug. La. The dates were confirmed by the National Semi pro baseball Congress. Browns stopped san Antonio mar. 16. Id picking up where they left off in 1939, the St. Louie Browns eighth place american leagues opened their Spring exhibition schedule today by losing 9 to 7, to Tulsa of the Texas league. Eldon Auker obtained from the Boston red sox made his debut for the Browns and was greeted in the first inning by Stan Schino s Home run with two men on base. Tulsa never was headed. George Mcquinn homered for the Browns. 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Campolo All Ino new York mar. 18 go Val Entin Campolo Argentine heavyweight whose March 20 fight with buddy Baer was cancelled earlier today is in a local Hospital suffering from a fracture of the first Lumbar Vertebra and an infected left kidney hit manager Jimmy Johnston said. He is believed to have sustained the injuries in training. Bees trounced 514 West Palm Beach Fla mar. 16 a the Rochester red wings of the International league took a 5-4 game from the Boston bees today pushing across an unearned run in the eighth to Bleak a 4 4 tie. In a Rorn Cooke Champion Hamilton Bermuda mar. 16. A a Elwood t. Cooke of Portland Ore the tournaments second seeded player today won the Bermuda mens singles Tennis championship with a decisive 6-1, 7-6, 6-3 Victory Over Gardnar Mulloy of Miami Fla. Cd i sox Best lbs los Angeles. Mar. 16. Go the Chicago White sox Defeated the Chicago cubs 9 to 4, to give the american leagues their second Victory in the first three games of their exhibition series with their City rival. Win again 18- Winter Haven Fla., mar. 16 aha having beaten the world Champion Yankees yesterday the new York giants continued their assault on american league opposition today with a 13 to 2 Conquest of the Washington senators. J. P. Kenney mgr. As is your Quick clean. Economical Servan new record Newport Beach calif., mar. 16 gds Lou Fageol Veteran speedboat Pilot pushed his new a a so Long twice through a measured mile today at 97.44 . And claimed a new worlds Speed rec Oid for Quot Gold cup class boat of 732 cubic Inch displacement you can pay a lot More than the modest Chevrolet Price for a motor car. But you la find yourself asking where can i get any More Beauty driving and Riding ease Road action safety and Allaround value than i get in Chevrolet for 40?�?�. 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