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THE MOUNTAINEER'S SPORT PAGE
Edited by Marion T. Bridges
THURSDAY, MAY l
Play Champion "Y"
On Saturday May 17th, Hazel
wood will play the Champion "Y"
loop club of Canton. So far this
season Canton has won 2 games
and lost 2 and Hazelwood has won
1 and lost 3.
: Other games this week-end are
Ecusta at Enka.
Beacon at Sayles.
Tryon at Balfour.
Beacon Noses Out
Ecusta Outfit, 3-1
Playing at Brevard, Beacon
Mills won an Industrial League
battle from Ecusta, 3-1. Beacon
Mills was defeated by the Enka
Rayonites in their last battle, 7-4.
Ecusta lost to Champion "Y" in
their last battle, 12-4.
Beacon ..' ..200 000 0013 2 2
Ecusta .. .. ...010 000 0001 5 3
Bryant and' Burrell; Whittaker
Won Lost Pect
.4 0 1.000
.........3 1 .750
.........2 2 .500
.........2 2 .500
Tryon .. .. ....2
HAZELWOOD .. ....1 3 .25
Sayles ............ .......1 3 .250
Balfour 3 .250
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Modern SHOE REPAIRING
23 Yeart In Butinets
Waynesville's Oldest And Largest
Shoe Repairing Shop
MRS. E. T. DUCKETT
Next To Western Union
Hazelwood. 14 - 4
KELLEY NOW IS ZZYZER
BOSTON The last name in the
Boston telephone directory is Don
ald Kelley Xzyzer and he's Irish.
He says he was born a Kelley, but
swapped his birthright for an as
sortment of "Z's" because his
friends could never find his name
in the long list of Kelley s.
TAZEWELL, TENNESSEE "
May 26, 12:30 P. M.
20 Choice Bulls
15 Bred Heifers
EYE 'EM TRY -EM BUY 'EM
For Catalogue, Address
L A, Richardson
P. O. Box 1071 Knoxville, Tennessee
15 Open Heifers
6 Cows with calf
Tryon went on a 17-hit batting
spree and trounced Hazelwood's
Industrial loop club, 14-4. Heath
erly, Tryon receiver, connected for
a home run. The game was at
Blalock and Fisher, of Hazelwood
each got 3 hits in 4 trips at bat.
rKjr. .', Mm .
I Hazelwood Pos AB R H E
J. Scruggs ss 5 0 2 0
Gordon Wyatt c 5 0 11
Glen Wyatt 2b 3. 2 1 0
Blalock ' cf 4 2 3 0
Fisher 3b 4 0 3 1
Henry If 4 0 0 0 0
Gene Wyatt lb 4 0 0 0
M. Wright rf 2 0 0 1
R. Putnam p 4 0 2 0
Total 27 ; 4 12 3
Tryon: ,-. '
Capps cf 3 2 2 0
Thompson cf 2 0 0 0
Culler ss 6 1 2 1
Roy Caps 3b 5 1 2 1
Staten lb 4 1 3 0
Kimmerlin If 3 1 10
Hines If 1 1 0 0
Holbert rf 2 0 0 0
Heathery rf&e : 3 2 2 0
Buck Capps 2b 2 1 1 0
Fisher 2b 3 1 0 1
Ward rf 1 0 0 0
Willson p 5 1 2 0
Arledge e 4 2 2 0
I Total .. ......... ...44 14 17 7
Putnam and Gordon Wyatt; Wil
son, Arledge and Heathevly.
Balfour Wins Over
Sayles Club, 10-8
Playing at Balfour, Balfour Mills
scored 10-8 victory over Sayles
Saturday in an -- Industrial loop
match. Massey and Stansell, of
Balfour, and Garrison, of Sayles,
connected for the circuit.
Sayles .. : 8 8 3
Balfour . i,,.,.......;....... .10 12 8
Cunningham and Capps; Stansel,
Hammet and Bentley.
Yellow pine forests of the U. S.
contribute 31 per cent and Douglas
fir stands supply 26 per cent of the
total annual lumber cut according
to the census.
4M M iVl Hut t, ll U im ! j ii i im
To Organize At
The Junior Softball League has
been requested by the Athletic Di
rector, C. E. Weatherby, to meet
Friday at the Waynesville high
school at 3:30 for the purpose of
The ages are to range from 12 to
16. New members are urged to
attend and old members are ex
pected to attend. Coach Weath
erby had a trial tryout during the
latter part of school and approx.
imately 100 boys came out.
Coach Weatherby says that he
wants to get the boys started
playing by Monday if it is pos
sible. All boys interested are
urged to attend.
To Open Softball Season
By J. D. HYATT
Pee Wee Reese, Brooklyn's star
young shortstop, wears a brace as
a protection for his left foot which
was injured late last season and
forced him out of the line-up.
,mmmm ..mi. Liu! ;.!
Chuck Klein holds the big League
record for assist by an outfielder
in one season 44 with the Phil
lies in 1930. Old Baker Bowl, with
its short right field fence, was a
Walter S. Beaver, Conshoshock-
en. Pa., broke 197 of possible. 200
targets to take 36th amateur trap
shooting championship of Amer
Fred Jacoby, veteran North Ber
gen, N. Y.. professional speed
boat driver, won 14th Albany-New
York outboard marathon, travel
er 132 mile course in 3:06.53 to
average 41.667 miles per hour.
John M. Deni, Pittsburgh truck
driver, won National A. A. U. 50,
000 meter walk in 5h., 19m., 43s.
Hank Greentoerg has teen as
signed to the second infantry whose
permanent station is at Fort Cus
ter, headquarters of the fifth di
vision announced recently.
University of North Carolina
tennis players believe they hold a
national collegiate record 51 con
secutive wins since their last de
feat in May, 1938 ... . also, their 97
per cent 14-year record under
Coach Coach John Kenfield, 203
victories, six defeats and two ties.
Bill Smith, Jr., 17, broke his
third world record in a week re
cently, when he swam the 440-
yard free style in four minutes,
38.5 seconds, bettering the mark
of four minutes, 40.8 seconds set
by Jack Medica in 1934. Also he
cracked, Medica's 400-meter mark
of four minuts, 38.7 seconds.
Willie Hoppe, world's three
cushion billiard champion, defeat
ed Andrew Ponzi, 50 to 16 in 43 j throughout the season, before large
innings, in New York recently in night crowds,
Monday night will witness the opening of the ,1941 softball season,
with the league officials, J. R. Boyd, president, and Paul Davis, secretary-treasurer,
will toss out the first balls in both of Monday night's
During the depression Softball
paid North Carolina a visit and
decided to stay. Today, softball
probably outranks golf and all
other sports in the number of par
ticipants. Within a month, some
15,000 Tar Heels will begin play in
organized leagues, competing for
the State championships. Just
about an equal number will play
the game without league affilia
tion.. The sport came into prominence
during the depression, when times
were so hard that plenty of folks
couldn't spare four-bits for the
green fee at their golf club.
It was played alike by bankers
and bakers, by shop gals and debu
tantes. All you needed; to start a
game of softball was a bat, a ball,'
and some fun seeking men who
don't mind a busted finger or bean
: Organized softball made its de
but in North Carolina in 1934, un
der Wade Ison, then sports editor
of the Charlotte News. The first
tournament was held in Baden in
1935. For four years, the west-1
em part of the state ruled the
roost, with State titles going to
Badin, Charlotte, Asheville and
Enka. Then the tide turned and
Roanoke Rapids copped two con
To get an idea of just how firm a
hold softball had on North Caro
lina, just look at these figures:
There will be 1,200 teams boy's
teams and girls' teams and men's
teams in the state this summer.
That means 15,000 participants.
Thirty per cent of the teams
will play in lighted ball parks
Monday, May 19
Lions vs. Unagusta,
Clyde vs. Tannery.
Tuesday, May 20
Boosters vs. Royle & Pilkington
Iron Duft vs. Rotary.
Wednesday, May 21
It is not enough that you can
form, say, and follow, the most
excellent rules for conducting your
self in the world. You must also
know when to deviate from them,
and where lies the exception.
Lions Will Me1
Unagusta In E
Game Of Seas!
All Teams Reporti
Readiness For Seas!
They End Practice
Upon the toss nnf !
balls on 'Monday night af
J. R. Boyd and Paul Davil
jof the WHL Softball Lei
. 1941 season will formJ
with a 65-night schedule!
All t elve of, the U J
will sea action the first
two games for four nights
Monday, Tuesday, Thur
On opening night, the I
meet Unagusta in the firl
with Clyde playing the Ti
ine second nightcap.
" All teams have been p
nam prance worK these
days, and between now anH
all are expected to get thi
complete and be ready
The announced man
Tom Campbell for the Lii
M. D. Watkins for th
. Jerry Rogers for the B4
George Bischoff for bo
Whitener. Prevost for d
James Liner for Relialf
E. C. Wagenfeld for the
Furman Robertson for Pf
The managers for Iron 1
Clyde teams were not
The 12 teams in the leaf
Rotary, Lions, Boosters, I'M
Koyle & Pilkington, two'
Iron Duff, Clyde. Jonathad
Reliable Jewelers, Pet Da!
The schedule for the fi
is as follows;
the opening game of a three-night
150-point series. Hoppe scored
a high run of 4 to 3 for Ponzi.
Eddie Van Halop, 19-year-old
Bismarck, N. D., outfielder . re
cently bicycled "1,700, miles, a total
of six weeks riding, in order to
get a baseball tryout from the
Milford Eastern Shore Leogue
club. He gets the tryout and even
he does fail he won't have to
bicycle back, they're going to do
nate a Pullman ticket.
Bob Boden, sophomore altern
ate On Indiana University's varsity
golf team, became the first I, U.
hnkman to score an ace. Boden's
hole-in-one was scored on the 135
yard No. 3 hole at Lake Wawasee,
Ind. Boden lives in Louisville. Ky.
Spaulden Underwood, Prop.
Waynesville, N. C.
Stump & Coalson, Prop.
Waynesville, N. C.
FULLER'S REPAIR SHOP
Factory & N. Main Sts.
Waynesville, N. C. -
NORMAN'S SERVICE STATION
- Derry Norman, Prop.
Hazelwood, N. C.
THOMPSON MOTOR CO.
Canton, N. C.
GOODSON MOTOR CO.
Cantoh, N. C.
DON HARKINS GARAGE
Canton, N. C.
Bernie Keating, brilliant Dick
inson College pitcher from Wood
ridge, N. J., will join the Boston
Red Sox immediately after gradu
ation June 9. The big right-hander
boasts a college record of 19 tri
umphs and seven setbacks. : He
is unbeaten in four games this season.
The Brooklyn Dodgers traded Lee
Grissom, their erratic southpaw,
to the Philadelphia Nationals for
Vito Tamulis, another portsider.
No cash was involved.
Peter Wege, freshman from
Grand Rapids, Mich., recently
cracked a 17-year-old Michigan
yearling javelin record when he
threw the pointed spear 192 feet 1
inch, to shatter Phil Northrup's
record established in 1924 of 189
feet 1194 inches.
The girl who gets invited out to
dinner three nights a week is con
vinced that there's a lot of food
value in dates. 1
More than 7,000 are expected to
be on hand for the State finals.
Various cities will hold their in
dividual tournaments in July to
pick girls' and men's teams for
the district tournament.
The district tournament will be
held in August, to pick teams to
represent the district in the State
finals. Winner of the State tour
nament will compete in the nat
Long live softball ! The poor
' -I...!' 1
C i67 GOOD 3v P
Molds and bacteria which at
tack foods levy a toll estimated at
more than $100,000,000 a year.
So fast do germs multiply that
at the end of 24 hours one germ
may have as many as 16,500,000,
We Are A Vital Part Of All Thre
Our large plant operates seven days a week, evrf
oay in the year, giving jobs to many families,
area growing industrial plant.
A G R I c ULTURE...
Each year brings about increased payments to fanH
ior muic. inis steady year 'round cash income n
its way into many channels.
Our facilities enable hotels anH boardine houses
serve fresh grade "A" dairy products to their guef
m.a is an inducement in any town.
PET DAIRY PRODUCTS CO
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Now's the time to get ready for summer, ara
your car needs summer preparation. Come
today. - ..'
THE LARGEST GARAGE IN THE
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