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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - April 19, 1937, Blytheville, Arkansas Page eight Blytheville Ark courier news monday april 19. 1937 Bull squad to t \ o u m ii in aquatic quartet quite f manager Bobo in of i 5 players charge on Ai Calsy roster Soto 15 players from whom Blytheville a Northeast Arkansas league team will be selected except for local players who May Edge their Way into the line up will arrive Here at 10 30 of clock tonight from Greenwood miss they will be in charge of manager Mac Bel Bobo former manager of the Jackson team in the Cotton states league who makes his debut As a Northeast Arkansas league manager this season. Fred s. Salida Secretary of the new York giant owned Blytheville baseball association announced today that practice sessions will begin at to o clock tomorrow morning with daily practice and possibly a few exhibition games slated before the season gets underway May c with the Osceola indians opposing the locals Here. Diamond to lie Heady Saliba said the Fairgrounds Diamond would be ready for practice by tomorrow the Diamond has been rapidly taking slut pc but a set Back was suffered recently i when the infield was somewhat damaged by heavy installing lighting the squad due has been in the Greenwood team states league for Days Wood gets big Pui Ftp sch Kef rebellious son ind maw Imon Alou ii res f must by St. T s Dot Iris in my min a four girls who would it the a a. Ii. Meet Chicano Star mat Jeu ii make quite in Chicago go iring and Claudia Eckert also of a splash in any aquatic meet Are these swimming and diving stars licit to right Iedy to take the water Are Marion Mansfield. To Angelo oly epic Champion Arlieu Smith another Chicago Chicago who aet a new meet record in the 100-Yard free style. Ace. In trucks used equipment Here tomorrow Camp of the of the Cotton a number of and before going to Green most of the players were in a Fis it a a Madaron Smit now tenpin Toppler Hayed last As Quot Iron Man in 1927 the joint training Camp of the new York giants Jersey City club of the International league and Greenwood the Blytheville players were Only recently identified As Blytheville giants when manager Frank Bro ill of Greenwood in the class c Cotton states Loop selected his squad and turned the others Over to manager Bobo to compose his class d league squad. 1-ocal players May tryout Secretary Bubba said today that All positions on the Blytheville team Are still open and that All local youths in this territory who have Hopes of making the Blytheville Ball team May report to manager Bobo and they will by Given the Opportunity for a tryout for tile present the squad will use the dressing rooms at the swimming Pool clubhouse until their regular quarters Are prepared under the grandstand at the race track and athletic Field. Secretary a ii a has made arrangements for most of the squad coming from Greenwood to stay at the Annex Back it toe us juju hotel on Ash Street. Since most of the players coming Here from Greenwood do not have records in organized baseball there is Little on which to base any indication of strength the locals May have. Tin new York giants farm management however has promised that it will leave nothing undone that will be necessary to give Blytheville u one two three team in the league this season. Hunk Deberry who looks ult a the Southern farm interests mid scout for Bill Terry a new York club is expected Here sometime this week. He will remain Here helping manager Bobo whip his club into shape until the norther t Arkansas league season starts. Bobo is .300 hitter playing their first game As Blytheville a team members of Bobows squad dropped a to to to the Greenwood club Wood yesterday. They bags and leave the City this morning. Manager Bobo who play third base for though he is at Home almost anywhere on the Diamond batted .311 Loi Jackson last year and drove 80 runs across tile plate Frank Miller first baseman for Greenwood last year. Was the second Best Fielding first baseman Iii tile Cotton states league however his batting Mark of .241 was not impressive and his strikeout record of 119. Which was tops for the league was far from attractive. Miller who is almost a certainty to hold Down first base for Blytheville drove out 23 doubles 9 triples and 3 Home runs sending 67 runs across the plate. Ether members of the squad coming from Greenwood include Frank mane Uso brother of the new York giants gun Mancu Orussell Stewart Guy Davidson Pete Pavich Charley Byrket Ralph Robbins George Pratt Carl by it Ich and met Ann in a service spurts writer the Tat Man chuckled and wrapped his Pudgy fingers around tin Little White Ball and heaved it int it the Cluster of Ball players. They scrambled Tor it. The fat Man chuckled some More and Walter Johnson came to out of the Melee clutching to e Ball Iii his hand and holding it triumphantly Over his head fat and Jovial William Howard Taft president of the United Blate then chuckled again and sat Down in his Box t it watch Ida pm ing game of the 1910 baseball season in was thursday april 15. And. According to the gazettes of the1 time it was Quot the most propitious or in baseball history for never a re has thee a f executive of the nation opened either a game a a reason Iii Washington by etching the very first Ball and presid it Taft did both yesterday tie president was invite i out to a to Anil Purk by Thomas it Noyes. I Washington newspaper publisher Fri president of the Washington Dull Chib Aff Neves was hopeful diet the president s presence would yelp attendance and incr is inter in the National pastime All ii mid the league it was doubly beneficial the a Oner was a in reeks financially it record crowd of 15.021 turned of task the lowly second division w n Bons play and it was an it Etc Sucre Sas Walter John on hurled a magnificent one hit dim out Victory Over the slugging a in lamp Dnn i i athletics Home run Bilker got the Only hit in the Rev Mth inon when outfielder ,r misjudged his the Johnson s Brilliant p Rioarin Mph brine my Taft re president Tav my to h e v by end rocking nervously Back and Forth the Nam Keement had provided the choir ror he my and applauding Bath a cams quit vim must a. 2 decision at Green pack their Mississippi by we am Sweeney United Les stall correspondent Foht Wayne. Id Lull ten \ in a in lists summer Everett to e Deacon i Scott the original Quot Iron Man of major league baseball saw Bis last big time game la played Iii that one the Sec Ond of tin two in which he a j pealed with the Cincinnati reds Long after his Best Days that afternoon the sturdy legs which had culled him through 1.307 consecutive games while with the bos j ton red sox and potent new York i Yankees were losing their Steadi i be so the Deacon decided to Call j ii quits. He leaves for new York april 21 i with keen anticipation of going j out to Yankee stadium to watch1 col Jacob Hitup port a 1937 Yankee edition during the decade since that afternoon in Cincinnati Scott has played but once a year in an a old j timers Quot game and i it Gehrig Lins reached and passed his record. When Scott was whipping them across the Diamond from his shortstop Post tie great Wally Pipp was i at taking them in. And Gehrig was Only a Rookie trying to get it break now the Deacon carrying 189 pounds compared to the 135 he boasted As a player operates a Bowling establishment and As a pin destroyer lies almost As successful As he was when robbing enemy batsmen of hits in 1933 he took third place in the a by tournament with 1.933 pins Tor the All events class. He remembers that vividly though his baseball memories arc a Little hazy. I on several occasions in has Fin i is lied in the Money in the singles and doubles of that old Yankee Crew Only Gehrig is still in the game. The rest of the East which the Deacon thinks might w hip the present Fence busier. Presented Aaron Ward at second Joe Dugan at third Wally Behan catching and an Outfield boasting babe Ruth in ins prime Whitey Witt and Bob Meusel. That team won three Strait t pennants for Miller Huggins in 1921, 1922 and 1923. At 44. Scott concentrates on Bowling. In the a . Meets ii has a 193 average and he s proud of it during this Winter he bowled a 203 average in two leagues. Baker seeks vengeance for defeat Dago Baker Racine wis. Will have to double incentive in his match with Roy Welch the can Julian Wildcat tonight at the american legion Arena. He will be out to avenge the Detent last week by the Wildcat Jonesboro and at the same time keep intact his local winning break which has reached three might. They will grapple Over the 90 has minute time limit with two Best Mer Falls out of three winning. The Oiler half of the promising program finds two Young artists Tex Riley a fiery headed texan with science and skill to Burn plus a desire to mix it. Pitted against Patrick of dowdy leading claimant to the worlds welterweight title. They will work a hour and a half or less. For two Best Faits out of three. Promoter Clarence Holder states that in addition to the two mat matches there is to be an extra feature As Well us two boxing bouts Between local amateurs. Referee Mike Meroney will set off the action fuse promptly at 8 p. In. By Harry Grayson sports editor Nea service mrs. Eleanor Holm Jarrett is reported to be getting $30,000 As tin a a speckled Trout of Billy roses water carnival at j the great lakes exposition in i Cleveland this summer. Frol swimmers and diver Welcome mrs Jarrett into the fold and Are Happy to set. The Jack. Troke Beauty do so Well but us wish they had rocked an i j in boat and photographed better. It Ido of Johnny Weissmuller ii Buster a rabbi who clicked in pictures Young men who took 1 the water for a living Are an impoverished lot. And you have in co All the Way Back to Annette Kel Lennan to locate a Gal who rot anywhere financially after b having the medal chasers. The personable Marshall Wayne who won the 1936 olympic platform championship considers him-11 fortunate to have earned $700 since going out after the Money lust november. Sam Howard who risks his neck in executing the most spectacular and dangerous dives done by anyone averages $4 1 a week and his pretty wife. Helen. Considerably less. Howard turns a somersault from one Board 25 feet High to one 20 feet High directly underneath and somersaults to the surface 35 feet away. I of l books like postage stamp Tom Sellers does the highest dive on record. 120 feet for $35 i week. Sellers who was known us sol Solomon in Dallas and fort Worth won $500 and first Cia be in a contest at a new Jer eve pleasure Park last summer by ing 122 feet into six feet of water in a Metal tank 15 feet in i in met or. From that height such i tank looks like a postage stamp. Frank snary. One of the Clever St water comedians in the business and a hit at the worlds fair in Chicago got $12.50 a week As a life guard at the Miami Biltmore it ool at Coral Gables during til past Winter. Hank Aken Anc a Barley Rich All round Good w mixers and divers did Odd horizontal i biblical character. T 7 he was the son of David. 11 to chop. 12 Constellation. 13 Stream. 14 fuel. 16 like. 17 twitching. 18 destinies. 20 consumer. 22 form of 23 to rub. 25 musical note. 26 brains. 27 hair tools. 31 ass. 34 abundance. 36 contests of Speed. 37 Blue grass. 39 Stair Post. 40 Frozen desserts. 41 stage play. 43 Valley. Answer to previous Puzzle 44 to scatter. 45 personal contribution. 47 to perish. 48 Ell. 49 compensates. 50 to deliver. 52 paid publicity. 53 fat. 55 unit. 57 soft feathers. 59 valiant Man. Co sluggish. 61 to carry. Vertical 1 exclamation 2 commenced. 3 to kill a Fly 4 musical note. 5 English Coin. 6 bulks. 8 part of Eye. 9 More fastidious. To to depart. 15 furnishes with sewers. 17 fell Down. 18 he was i David so a child. 19 local positions. 21 he against his father 24 by. 26 stepped. 28 Bastian King. 29 male. 30 planted. 32 balloons Basket. 33 he was killed by 35 having Confidence. 37 jail. 38 one that amuses. 41 arid. 42 devoured. 45 Small child. 46 finish. 49 Golf teacher. 51 period. 54 measure of area. 56 Northeast. 58 grief. Now have local re a 1 in the Farbrother Sisters Pat. 12 Jim to and Skippy. 8. Blond lilt Sieo much alike that Spectator cannot Tell them apart exp it to the few inches that sep a use them a three Are divers it tile first t mime some a tj.,v will Wear National crowns. Vir inia h Milns. I5-ve.r-old in a vie vgo a b kit und re Quot Quot until this year. Florida turns out the worlds swimmers and the Only problem seem to be letting the cd Ini suits off the voting men when it is tone for them to do a methane else. Ami a ii v y t i i a ii mitral Winner of sum a ran is Bola Altien. Trotter and Wyn loaf pacer won the to hut less acing events staged in a ire inlay a t nor i matinee at the Lair a Unis yesterday. Altien of mme i Tih a it of miss Rosema y in two so Mig t heats and Wyn Leaf beat nut u 1j Grot to i straight heats. Jimmy Edom of Jackson tenn., drove Viola Altien an i Vern Youngblood handled miss Rosemary. Youngblood was behind Wyn Leaf Ani r in Mahan drove v. Ii. Grifton Jeff Roland acted As Start r j Between 150 Ani 200 penile won a in the grandstand during the afternoon. Including several visitors from Dyersburg and Jackson t Amand a number of persons from South Mississippi county. Read courier news want Art everything for your entertain men and Comfort last time today Ami around i water shows in Ami each Winter. From Katy Rawls to Kel Lennan Annette Kellerman still different gracefully unfolded her elaborate repertoire from a tight rope there the Tust season. Lumbering Ralph Flanagan smashed a world record every time he shoved off. There were Katherine Rawls the babe Didrikson of the tanks and Jardines Wayne or. And mrs. Howard Sellers and Grubbs went through old and new routines tis did the versatile Simon pure Elbert Root. The Little Hoerger girls. Ruth Robert Taylor and Jean Harlow in. Of Ijler Sisters Evelyn Dorothy and lobs at Tho some Pool on sundays Peggy june Burr Loshy trails Katherine Rawls in the decathlon. Lor $5 each. Pete Desjardines a double olympic Champion who captured la National titles As an Amateur to go to England each Stini to make both ends meet. Don Grubbs who does a phenomenal double aet with let esp Ardines has a Tough time of it. The Miami area has produced More Star swimmers and divers than any other Section of the country Lins is due to that local to it having More outdoor pools than any other and Ideal weather for the sport All year round. They mix amateurs with the professionals in staging remarkable drs. Wert amp Wert i optometrists Over Joe Isaac a store j we make Mem see Quot phone 549 bigger"0b Etter at win Likely Blytheville. I. Cima ii enthusiastic since then five other president win son. Hardin 1 Coolidge. Hoover of so vet t have attended is the Only time the did no to silo a it for the was in 1917 Uhn april get. Troublous month them Haven to been Mich or Taft. Calvin instance hardly Ever or minus which sounds like or Hoover lost a Buck to or. Harding or Hoover by the Way. Was the worst Pitcher Wilder than a left hander he once beaded a photographer. Brooklyn giants win Over Booker to a 6-1 and �5 open i president ceremony a i inc am of t of fans a Coolidge for Lanek. Jerry Rodman. Ben Lingle Tom Pullig Marshall Hemphill George Arquitt and a Pitcher to be selected from Harrington Kenny and Kelly. Played Rancu than a few tuning i however mrs. Coolidge forced him to stay to the finish of the i bit Crl fought 12-inning deciding i a ame of that 1924 world series. Or j Coolidge tried to leave in the eighth i main but mrs. Coolidge tugged on the Pic Side tial Arm ant mad j him sit Down until it was Over. Warren cd Harding who once owned the Marion club of the old Ohio stat league had the Best Arm of the Bunch Moat of them i threw like schoolgirls but he whip i cd the Ball overhand True and 1 fast. Or. Harding wets who an expert scorer using the official baseball writer s system of numbering players and detailing each Plav. H was also something of a snort at the games ban Johnson late Ore id it of the american league. Asked or Harding Tor hts score a Ard after the 1921 Ope tier to Frame a i for league Headquarters and wus amused and surprised to find no actions indicating that the president and his party had been do bit of wagering on the game of the notations read a a Hoot Withun liked game the scholarly Woodrow Wilson was the most enthusiastic fan among the presidents he was a frequent visitor at Griffith stadium after i e left the White House. Be cat be he was paralysed and unable to get about his chauffeur used to drive his limousine into til stadium and Park it along Ute right Field foul line lacing the Field foul balls sprayed dangerously about the car of course and so Clark Griffith a Egton club president deputized a player to sit on the Wilson bumper and Spear these wild drives to protect the Windshield. Great care of com a is taken to protect the president from any attacks at the Ball Park the several Hundred seats in the immediate Vicinity of the presidential Box Are sold to friends of Clark Griffith and government officials. A stranger buy a ticket with the Brooklyn giants coloured Ball team. Defeated Harry Bailey a Booker to a yesterday at the Bailey s state line Ball Park 6 to i. The Booker to a were limited to one bit while the giants Garner j cd six blows in lie Booker to a i a de five errors. Saturday april 24. The Memphis red sox and the Cincinnati Tiger of Tho negro american i league will play it Bailey s Park j with Quot double duty Radcliffe i sensational negro Pitcher formerly of the famous club Bax on the Mound for chichi the constituent elem 200-Pound human body Worth about one Dollar prices. Mig a on in five boxes or so it nor could he bin or two boxes in immediately above j party. These Are Ocee service men and Beemen who scan stantly and so car can Tell How Many i Low in Row 1 during the g the president a sgt at in one e upper deck he president. 18 my led by secret Lam cloth a to lie crowd con fully that they the Fel icon a smoked Street Denver store Street Vav of the clocks it up clocks once in eclipse Denver jewelry i Are to go the familiar of Anhly i Entrance horse drawn vehicle and Nickel Beer into oblivion. Manager of improvements George of. 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