The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1949 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 22, 1949
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>AGE TEJf BIATHEVILLE <ARKJ COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH «, Sic/ Gore/on Be/ts Two Homers But Giants Lose to Pittsburgh 7-5; Cardinals Edge Reds 2-1 BURBANK, Calif., March 22. (,1') + —Sid Gordon, Brooklyn born native ' of the New York Giants, is clouting tn« ball in the style that made him » standout last year. Gordon belled two homers and two singles yesterday as the Giants bowed, 7-5, to the Pittsburgh Pirate*. Gordon, who now has hit three homers in two days, had a •trlng of six straight hits before he was retired In his last trip to the plat*. BEAOH, Fla., March 22. (flyi-Third sacktr Johnny JorBen- sen blasted a bases loaded triple against Montreal yesterday and then scored the winning run in Brooklyn's 6-5 triumph. Three Welches Win in Match With Mexicans Squeeze Play Roy Welch, the aulng warhorsc who Is reported well into his second decade in the grappling bu.sincss, led two of his wrestling brothers, Jack and I.ostcr, lo a Inn match victory over Mexico City's three Mnclns brothers. Antonio, Jose and Jofabo, in the lac mulch feature of Promoter Mike Meroncy's ling bouts at the Leek"' Arena last nighl. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.. March | rj ,, ie W( , u , h |)ron)ors silmi victory 22. frh- Bill McCahau's mound per- ' in tMc , s | x . wny (,,,, arfl> i r | >y w . ln . formance last nighl when the Phil- ni|1B thc (illill hvo (a | ls aftcl . t | rop . adelphla Athlclics defeated Miami Beach 6-1 was good news to Coimic Mack. Against the Florida International League club last nisht, Bill hurled three hilless innings and balled in the A's first run with a single. CLEARWATER, Fla., March 22. lift — Bert Haas Is givliiB rookie PuddiiV Head Jones a run lor Uic Philadelphia Phillies' third spot. Against the Kwnsns City Blues of the American Association yesterday, Haas delivered two bnsc hits in three trips to the plate sis the Phils won 6-4. He also started n sixth inning double with the bases lond- «d and only one out. SAN'BERNARDINO, Calif,. March 32 (if, — Bob Muucricf, former Cleveland Indian pitcher, was satisfied loday he will help thc Pittsburgh Pirates this season. So was Billy Meyer, Bucs manager who saw Muncricf do a fine Job against the New York Giants yesterday. Muiicrlef hurled the last two Innings and faced only six men, retiring the last three on three consecutive pitches, as the Pirates won 7-5. ST. PETERSBURG, Flu.. March 22 , /T rj_Tl]D st. Louis Cardinals will tend Harry Brechcen, Jack Creel gnd Ken Johnson to the mound today in an cfiort to win their sev- *nih straight exhibition game. They play the Cincinnati Reds. The Cards bent the Reds, 2-1, yesterday, again getting excellent hurling. In the last four same? thc pitching staff has allowed only five runs and 24 hits. BURBANK: Calif., March 22. (A'j —The New York Giants arc guests of the St. Louis Browns today for the first time this training season St. Louis manager Zack Taylor planned to use pitchers Bob Rnncy. Bob Malloy and Dick Starr. The Browns beat the Cleveland Indians,'4-3. yesterday ,aidcd by the pitching ol Bob Savage and Nctl Garver and timely batting by Roy Sievers and Whitcy Platt. ping Ihe Hist lo Ihe notorious Mexican trio. And it was Roy Welch's experience in dcalini: with wre.stlini, bad men that paid off In thc end. The veteran gnippler, eldest of 'our wi-estJinR Cherokee Indian bro- Ihers personally wore down two of the opponents in the third and deriding full lo turn the lido of victory In the malci, which was dubhfd by numerous spcctalor.s ns the roughest ever witnessed here. Thc bout got off lo a rough start and it Ruined thc momentum ns it proceeded. Action was marred by frequent free-for-alls as all six of the bone twisters fired away in the ring at the -same time. Mexicans Win First Fall The Muclas brothers used their excessive weight to cop thc first fall winning In 18 minules. Jose Maclas dominated Jack Welch after 13 minutes with n body pin, brolliei Antonio took care ol Roy Welch In DirPe minutes with body -slams and a pin and Jocabo dcfcalct Lester Welch in two minutes with body slams and n pin. But the tide started turning ti: Hie second fall and' Uic Welch brothers emerged victorious In 11 minutes. Jock Welch got things stavlcc by eliminating Jocabo in five inin with a crab hold. Hoy delentci Jnsc in three minutes with a bod> >in and Anionio was defeated by -,cstcr Welch in two minutes with a body pin. Thc Ihlrd • fall was by far (he roughest of Ihe three as Roy Welch tossed both Antonio and Jocabo from the ring making them easy victims for he and Lester in 17 minutes. Then Lester relumed to defeat Jose In two minutes with kangaroo kick and a body pin. Tn thc preliminary bouts Antonio Macias defeated Jo- cnbo In eight minutes with body (lips and a pin, Jack Welch defeated Jocabn Macins in 11 minutes with a leg bur nnd Lester Welch won over Jose in seven minutes Kentucky, Illinois In Eastern Finals Wildcats Win Over Villanova 85-72 and Illini Nips Yale 71-67 The mass production methods at Vero Beach, Fla., so resemble Army life lhat Bruce Edwards tries a hand at KP duty. The Brooks catcher spends most of Ihe day hustling around Dodgers' four practice- fields. Nomrich Favored In Oaklawn Park Feature Today HOT SPRINGS. Ark., March 22— OV>—Normrich, one of thc fastest sprinters now at Oaklawn Park, was lo test his mettle against II other capable- performers In a .six-furlong feature today. An "off" track wns in prospect, but thc Prank SI. Charles' color- bearer as well as others entered were at Imme In muddy going. Others in field known for specc were Walter Lewis' Wise Don, C. A Tnnner's Air Cnminnndcr, Raiidei Farms' Piclrircsque, Thomas Westrope's Newsworthy, Graham and Byrum's Fancy Pun, Buckley nnd Locklear's Woolard's Pet, Mrs. J, M. Armhcrd's Qiuure Blanc, Irvine Rupcr's Pink Chance and A. S. HiBglns' Qutzzle. Although he faltered In thc stretch, Mr. Chairman won a close victory ill the featured mile and a sixteenth allowance stretch on yesterday aflcruaon's Oaklnwn pro- grmn. Hlic wns timed In 1:45.3 nnd paid $7.40. Carry Middlecoff Is Golfdom's Top Money Winner JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 22. Vt —Golf's long search lor a ncsv .star may be ended. A Memphis dentist—28-year-old Gary Midtllecolf—is going great on thc .winter tour. This younir pnr blister has won three ol the last five major tournaments. He was runner-up in the other two. TlniM! victories have lilted Middlecoff 10 the top of tile money department for I!H9. When hr pocketed $1.000 for winning tlie .Jacksonville Open ycsler- Middlecoff had collected $8,- 056.GG in PGA-s|w>nsorcd tournaments since Jan. 1. Lloyd Mangruu), Chicago, who h:r.l been leading up 'till then, got $750 lor a fourth-place tie and .stands second at $7,207.50. E. J. Harrison of Albuquerque went imo third place nt $6.425 on thc strcngtl ot his third-place $1,000. By Will Orlmslcy NEW YORK, March 22. OT Kentucky and Illinois, two teams with a tremendous scoring punch, will clash at Madison Square Garden tonight for the eastern NCAA basketball title. Their immediate aim will be to gain the right to test theii- attack against the Nation's No. 1 collegiate defense in the championship game with Oklahoma A. and M.. the western victor, at Seattle, Wash., Saturday night. Thc Aggies won out last Saturday in Kansas City. The defending champion Wildcats and thc Illlnl cracked th Garden's upset jinx and •scored expected semifinal victories last nigh before a near-sellout crowd of 18,051. Kentucky rolled over Villanova with a record-breaking 85-72 score. Illinois' Big Nine champions staged n desperate spurt in Ihe final minutes to turn back Yale, the Ivy League tltllst. 71-61. Kentucky's 85 points were the most any team ever had scored In thc tournament, breaking the mark of 78 set by Arkansas in 1945. Its 26 foul points shattered thc record of 22 hung up by Kansas State last year. Moreover, the 157 point total by the two teams In the game toppled the former high of 155 registered by Arkansas and Oregon in 1945. Sports Roundup Bach rullerUB, Jr. NEW YORK, March 22. (/P>—A more-or-lcss confidential report coin a baseball spy In the south says that Joe DIMagglo's Injured lecl Is a lot worse than the Yankees let on...Joe really is worried about "t and may not be able to play until the season Is well along.. .Besides that, Charley Keller still has no zing In hb swing. He's meeting the ball solidly, but It doesn't go anywhere.. .Just to lop It off, the report adds the Yankee players aren't taking loo well to the Harris-Stensel managerial shift and ol' case Is plumb out of character wearing a stern look and trying to prove lie isn't a clown...And, speaking of that managerial shift, the boys In California are guessing ,that Bucky Harris is getting ".bout $25,000 per to manage San Diego. Not bad for a minor leaguer. Rroo&s Dammed When the Dodgers played the Athletics the other day. the boys on the Brooklyn bench started rid|ng A's coach Jimmy Dykes with im- perlincnt questions about what happened when he lost the managerial job In Hollywood...Jimmy, an old hand at bench jockeying, took it just so long before he remembered the Brooks have a working agreement with Hollywood this year...Then he silenced them for good by shouting: "You'd better learn all you can about Hollywood because Bob Cobb is coming here i take back a carload of you fel- ws.' Chattanooga Reserves Tie Washington 1-1 By the AswcUUd Prew It was play ball Monday for the Birmingham Barohs, the Memphis Chicks and the Chattanooga Lookouts. Other Southern Association clubs continued other phases of spring training. The reserves of Chattanooga held the reserves of the Washington Senators to a 1-1 tie in it game called in ttie ninth inning at Winter Park, Fla. Birmingham added one more to its list of exhibition victories by defeating the Jersey City "A" club 8-3 A homer by Dick Adkin.s drove in /our runs to make it easy for Baron pitchers Pele Modica and Ray Satterfield. Memphis went through a three- hour'batting practice in the afternoon and then defeated the West Palm Beach Indians | n a night exhibition game, 4 to 3. At Lille Rock, Busines Manager Ray Winder said pitcher Alex Ned- clco, previously listed as a holdout liad come to terms, Nedelco, a lefthander, wllli Flint, Mich., last year, was expected to report. Tuesday, Winder said. Byron Cook, a righthander who formerly was witli Atlanta, Ne\v Orleans and Memphis, also was ex- ]»cled Tuesday as was inlieldci Lclghton Klmball, bought from Toledo. iron Oil's N«f /ncorn* Up $4 Million in 1948 EL DORADO, Arlt,, March 22. (A I —The Lion Oil Company here hij reported a net income of $11,722,431 (or 1948, compared to a 1947 net < 1 $7.991,287. I Gross Income Increased froil »54,250,031 in 1947 to $77,645,121 la»| year. The company spent $20.100,000 fc-1 additions in 1948, including $10jl 600,000 for purchase of chemical plant. Its crude oil production increa; from 4,698.941 barrels In 1947' 5,770,583 barrels in 1948, the con pany reported. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Baseball Exhibition Results By the Associated Tress Pittsburgh (N) 7, New York (N) 5. Brooklyn (N) 6, Montreal (ID 5. Philadelphia (N) 6, Kansas City (AA> 4. St. Louis (N) 2, Cincinnati (N) 1. Detroit (A) 18, Boston iN) 5. Washington (A) 1, Chattanooga (SA) 1 (tic). Chicago (A) 4. Chicago (N) 2. St. Louis (A) 4. Cleveland (A> 3. Philadelphia (A) 6, Miami Beach (FID 1. kangaroo kicks nud a body znk wns brought up from Rochester of the international League last fall. Clay Says No Nazis To Visit German Fair BERLIN. Miirch 21'. M'.—Gen. Lucius n. clay said today no Nazi- 1 tainted Germans have been granted visas to visit li;e German indi trial fair opening As>r : t 9 at New j Ynrk. ' The American military governor sjrfd .the Germans who will attend have be-eii "scrupulously" screened to weed out pio-Nazis. He akscd Americaris in general and New Yorkers in particular to welcome the businessmen. Jersey Joe Walcott Heads for Hot Springs PHILADELPHIA, March 22. Iff —Jersey Joe Walcott leaves for Ho Springs, Ark., today to get down near the fighting weight he hope will carry him to the heavyweigh championship of (he world. "You won't know me when I gc back," Walcott said with a big grii "I'm going down lliere nud tak the baths for 21 days and ttien I" be in condition lo start scrion training for Ezzard Charles." Walcott and Charles have a sunnier engagement at a - site to b selected for a fight under the promotion of ex-champion Joe Louis. Horse ol Another Color Adolpli Rupp. a Kentuckian by doption and therefore a guy who nows about horses, relays this oinment from a horseman as a ossible explanation of what hap- ened to his baskelball team last eek: "It's a good thing Citation au't read because once he learns ow good he is. he's through." 1 End of the Line Ed Dudley picks the "probable' inish order in the Masters Golf ouvnament as Lloyd Mangrum, Jim Dcmaret, Byron Nelson, Claude Harmon and Sam Snead.. .Visitors at the Phillies' Clearwater, Fla! camp leave wearing bright sports shirts inscribed "Fighting Phils.".. ifter seeing the club once, mos isitors have had their Phil. Opens 1-.M Stiff Shoulder Forces Kurowski's Benching ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 22. liPi —The St. Louis Cardinals' regular third base job apparently Is wide open. Wbltey Kurowski still has an ailing right arm despite an operation last fall. He hasn't played since he complained of a stiff shoulder a week Bgo. Sunday Manager Eddie Dyer told the veteran third sacker he was afraid he might not be able to pass the test during the regular season. . Tommy Glaviano and Eddie Kazak appeared to be the leading candidates for the plucc. Glaviano was with Columbus of Ihe American Association last year, and Ka- BIG BUY of the Medium Duty Field Founder of Phillips Oil Company to Retire EARTLESVILLE. Okla., . Marcl 22. (.'I';—Frank Phillips has retired as chairman of Ihe Phillips Petroleum Company's board of directors. He will be given the new title of honorary director and chairman. Philli]\s. 76", will relinquish voting and management responsibilities. , Phillips, who founded the compa-' ny in 1U17, wrote President K. S. Adams yesterday he wished to be relieved of active management.. In hi5 letter, Phillips said he couldn't "Keep up with thc younger fellows any more." Tuesday "MUSIC MAN" Freddie Stewart, Phil Brilo Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra Serial: Chapter 5 of "BRUCE GENTRY" and Shoris Last Time Today • feu) LlMtyJPratNttoM, toe. • • • ' FIIID *' MK MURRAY* mu :| FRANK • ' SIHATRA- Warner News & Cartoon Wednesday & Thursday "GREEN HELL" with Joan Bennett and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. News & Short NEW Manila, Ark. Shows EVER? NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 7:01) p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sunday .• Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showtn|l Wednesday & Thursday "MR. ACE" George Raft Sylvia Sidney Alto Shorls Tuesday "THE LADY AT MIDNIGHT" with Richard Denning mnd Frances RafTerty Alsi, Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES" with James Cagney and Pat O'Brien Abo Shorts t« tMOF. 7«%SR*IH NEUTRHL SPIRITS THl WIL.KEK FAMILY 00,LOUISVILLE,KY. 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With Continuous Showing Tuesday "AN ACT OF MURDER" \vllh Fredric March, Edmund O'Brien, and Geraldine Brooks Short Subject and Hollywood Screen Test Wednesday & Thursday "WHEN MY BABY SMILES AT ME" with Belly Grablc, Dan Dallejr, Jack Ozfcle •nd June Havoc Paramount News * Short

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