The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1949 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 22, 1949
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f PAGE TEtf BIATHEVILLE <AHK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH », Sic/ Gori/on Be/ts Two Homers But Giants Lose to Pittsburgh 7-5; Cardinals Edge Reds 2-1 BURBANK, Cnlif., March 22, WW* —Sid Gordon, Brooklyn born native o! the New York Giants, Is clouting th* ball In the style that made him • standout last year. Gordon belteii two homers and two singles yesterday as the Giants bowed, 7-5, to. the Pittsburgh Pirate*, Gordon, who now has nit three homers In two days, had a •tring of six straight hits before he •wss retired in Ills hist trip to the plate. 'VERO BEACH. Fla., March 22. (jy ( J-Third sackor Johnny Joi'Ben- sen blasted a ba s c.s loadrd triple against Montreal yesterday and then scored the winning run Brooklyn's 6-5 triumph. WEST-PALM BEACH, Plii., March 22 fin—Bill McCahan's mound performance last night when Iho Philadelphia Athletics defratrd Miami Beach 6-1 was good news to Conuu- Mack. . Against the Florida International ] | )!u t lnc n that paid off in the end. League club last night. Bill hurled j .,, hc velcran grnpplcr. three hit less innings and batted In the A's first run with a single. Three Welches Win in Match With Mexicans Roy Welch, the nging who is rrported well Into his second decade in the grappling business, led two of his wrestling brothers, Jnck and I .ester, to a Ing match victory over Mexico City's three Mlicias brothers. Antonio, Jose and Joc.ibo, In Ihc t;m match fc.Hnre of promoter Mike Meroney's wrestling bouts at the Legion Arena Ins night. The Welch brothers saved victory In the .six-way tag affair by wlrr iiliiB the final two falls after drop pitiK the to the notorious Mcx lean trio. And it was Roy Welch' experience in dealing with wrcslllni Squeeze Play oldest of lour wresOinR Cherokee Indian brothers personally wore down Iwo of the opponents in the llilrd and deciding fall to turn the tide ot victory In the mnlcii which was dubbed by numerous spectators as the roimlicst ever witnessed here. The bmlt Kot off to a rough Mart anil It sained the momentum ns It proceeded. Action was marred by frequent free-for-alls as all six of the bone twisters fired away In the HUE; at the same time. Mexicans Win First Kail The Macias brothers used their excessive weight to cop tlie first fall winning In 18 minutes. Macias elcmiiiiiled Jack Welch after 13 minutes with ti body piu. brother today he will help the Pitts-'I Antonio took cure of Roy Wclcli burgh Pirates this .season. in throe minutes with body slain!. BO was Billv Mover, Sues mum- and n pin and Jooibo detailed who "aw Muncrief do a fine [ Lester Welch in two minutes will! - - — •- body slums and n pin, But the tide started lurnlni: ir the second fall and the Welch brothers emerged victorious in 11 minutes, .laek Welch Bot things stintct by cllminatlnR Jocabo In five mln ules with a crab hold. Roy defeatcc OLEAnWATER, Flu., March 22. l,f) _ Bert Haas Ls gi^-ins; rookie PuddhV Head Jones a run lor Ihc Philadelphia S'hiHics 1 third te>= spot. Against Ihc Kansas City Blues of Ihe American Association yesterday. Haas delivered two base hits m three trips to the plate us the Plnls won 6-4. He also started n sixth inning double with the bases loaded and only one out. SAN BERNARDINO, Calir., March »2 (/PI — Bob Muncrief. former Cleveland Indian pitcher, was sat- job Rgani5t"thc New York Giants yesterday. Muncrief hurled the last two innings nnd faced only six men, retiring the last three on three consecutive pitches, as the Pirates won 7-5. 8T PETERSBURG. Fla., March 22. (flv—The St. Louis Cardinals will tend Harry Brcchcen. Jack Creel and Ken Johnson to the mound today in an effort to win their sev- «ntli straight exhibition game. They play the Cincinnati Reds. The Card's beat Ihc Reds, 2-1, yesterday, again getting excellent hurling. In the last four Ramos the pitching staff lias allowed only five runs and 24 hits. BURBANK; Calif., March 22. OT —The New York Giants fire giics of the St. Louis Browns today for Ihe firsl time Ihis training season. St. Louis manager Zack Taylor planned to use pitchers Bob Rancy. Bob Malloy and Dick Starr. The Browns beat tlie Cleveland Indians,' 4-3, yesterday .aided by the pitching of Bob Savage and Ned Carver and timely batting by Roy Sievers and Whitey Plait. Jose in three mimUcs with a liod: pin and Antonio was defeated 1>. Lester Welch In two minutes wit! a body pin. The third fall was by far th roughest of the three as Roy Wclc tossed both Anlonio and Jocab from the ring making them can victims for he and Lester In I minutes. Then Lester returned 1 defeat Jose in two minutes wit kangaroo kick and a body pin. In the three one-full prelimtnar bouts Antonio Macias defeated cabo in eight minutes with IKK The mass production methods at Vcro Beach, Fla., so resemble Army life that Bruce Edwards tries a hand at KP duty. The Brooks catcher spends most of Ihe day hustling around Dodgers' Tour practice fields. Nomrich Fovored n Oaklown Park Feature Today HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Mnrch S2 — V— Nonnrich, one of the fastest ^printers now nl Onkliuvn Park, was o lest his mettle against 11 other capable performers in n six-furlong 'catnrc today. An "off" track was In prospect nut the Prnuk St. Charles' color- bcnrcr as well as others cnterct 1 were nt home in muddy going. Others in field known for spccc were Walter Lewis' Wise Don, C. A Tanner's Air commander, Randci Farms' Pictoresimc, Thomas Westrope's Newsworthy, Graham and Byrum's Fancy Fun. Buckley nnd Locklcar's Woolnrd's Pet. Mrs. J. M. Arrnhcrd's Qliatrc Blanc, Irvine Ruper's Pink Chance and A. S. flips and n pin, Jack Welch de- ) featcd Jocabn Macias In 11 minutes j with a log bar and Lester Welch I won over Jose in seven minutes i with kangaroo kicks nnd n body pin. Although he faltered in the stretch. Mr. Chairman won a close victory In Ihc featured mile and a sixteenth allowance stretch on yesterday afternoon's Oaklawn program. Hhe wns timed in 1:45.3 and paid S'1,-10. Carry Middlecoff Is Golf dom's Top Money Winner JACKSONVILLE, T'Ja., March 22, i/I'i- Golf's long search for a new star may be ended. A Memphis dentist—28-year-old Gary Middlcc-oft—is going great on the winter tour. This young par busier has won three of the last five major tournaments. He was runner-up in the other two. Tluxse victories have lifted Mid- [llccoft to Die top ol the money department for 1949. When !>r pocketed $1,000 for win- nine the Jacksonville Open yesterday, Middlecoff had collected S3,- 056.66 in PGA-sponsorcd tournaments since Jan. 1. Lloyd Mangrum, Chicago, who had been leading up 'till then, got $150 for a fourth-place tic and stands second at S7.207.50. E. J. Harrison of Albuquerque went in'.o tlii.-d place at S6.425 nu the strength of his third-place $1.000. Kentucky, Illinois In Eastern Finals Wildcats Win Over Villanova 85-72 and Illini Nips Yale 71-67 By Will Grlmsley NEW YORK, March Ti. (if) — 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 lest their 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. The Aggies won out last Saturday in Kansas City. The defending champion Wildcats and the mini cracked the Garden's upset jinx and scored expected semifinal victories last nielli before a near-sellout crowd of 18,051. Kentucky rolled over vlllanovn with a record-breaking 85-72 store. Illinois' Big Nine champions staged a desperate spurt in the final minutes to turn back Yale, Hie Ivy League tiulst, 71-07. Kentucky's 85 points were the most any Icnm ever had scored in the tournament, breaking the mark of 7D set by Arkansas In 1845. Its 26 foul points shattered the record of 22 hung up by Kansas State last year. Moreover, the 157 point total by the two teams in ihc game toppled the former high of 155 registered by Arkansas and Oregon in 1945. Sports Roundup Hn(b rullerten, Jr. NEW YORK, March 22. OP)—A more-or-less confidential report from a baseball spy In the south saj-s that Joe DiMagglo's Injured heel Is a lot worse than the Yankees let on...Joe really is worried about it and may not be able to play until .he season is well along., .Besides that, Charley Keller sill) has no /Ing in his sv.'!:ig. He's meeting the ball solidly, but it doesn't go anywhere... Just to top It off, the report adrts tlie Yankee ^layers aren't taking too well to the Harris-Stengel managerial shift and ol' Case is plumb out of character wearing a stern look and trying to prove he 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. Rroa&s Dammed When the Dodgers played tlie Athletics the other day. the boys on the Brooklyn bench started ridjng A's coacli Jimmy Dykes with impertinent questions about what happened when he lost the managerial job in Hollywood.. .Jimmy, nn 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 ail you can about Hollywood because Bob Cobb Is coming here take back a carload of you fel- ws.' Chattanooga Reserves Tie Washington 1-1 By the Associated Prc« It was play ball Monday lor the Birmingham Barons, the Memphis Chicks and the Chattanooga Look- ouls. other Southern Association clubs continued other phases ol spring training. The reserves of Chattanooga held tl;e reserves of the Washington Senators to a 1-1 tie In a game called in tlie ninth inning at Winter Park, Fla. Birmingham added one move to its list of exhibition victories by defeating the Jersey City "A" club 8-3 A homer by Dick Adkins drove In four runs to make it easy for Baron pitchers Pele Modita and Bay Sattcrfield. Memphis went through a three- hour batting practice In the afternoon and then defeated the West '• Palm Beach Indians in a night exhibition game, 4 to 3. At Lille Rock, Busines Manager Ray Winder said pitcher Alex Nedelco, previously listed as a holdout had come to terms. Neclelco a lefthander, with Flint, Mich., last year, was expected to reporl. Tuesday, Winder said. Byron Cook, a righthander who formerly was with Atlanta. New Orleans and Memphis, also was exacted Tuesday as was infieldci Lclghton KJinball, bought from Toledo. Lion Oil's Net Income Up $4 Million in 1948 EL DORADO, Ark., March 22. —The Lion OH Company here hi] reported * net Income of $11,722,431 for 1948, compared to a 19*7 net < 1 $7,991,287. I Gross Income Increased froil »54.250,031 in 1947 to $77,645,121 year. The company spent $20,700,000 to] additions In 1048, including $10; 500.000 for purchase of chemical plant. Its crude oil production incre* from 4,698,S4t barrels In 1947' 5,170.583 barrels In 1948, the con pany reported. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today Baseball Exhibition Results By Hie Associated t'rcss Pittsburgh (N) 7, New York (N) 5. Brooklyn (N) 6, Montreal (ID 5. Philadelphia (N) 0, Kansas City (AA) 4. St. Louis (N) 2, Cincinnati IN) 1. Detroit (A) 18, Boston (N) 5. Washington (A) 1. Chattanooga (SA) 1 (lie). Chicago (A) 4. Chicago (N) 2. St. Louis (A) 4. Cleveland (A) 3. Philadelphia (A) 6, Miami Beach (PIL) 1. ak was brnupht up from Rochester ot the international League last all. Clay Says No Nazis To Visit German Fair BERLIN. March 22. liP>— Gen. Lucius D. Clay said today no Nav.i- Uiiiilert Germans have bncn granted visas to visit tl)e German indus- New trial fair opening Aprfl 9 at York. ' The American military governor said .the Qcrmans who will attend have been ''scrupulously" screened ] ^ to weed out pl'o-Nnxis. He aksed Americans in general and New Yorkers in particular to welcome the businessmen. Jersey Joe Wo/cott Heads for Hot Springs PHILADELPHIA. March 2g. </T —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 the world. "You won't know me when I gc back," Wnlcott said with a big grii "I'm going down there and tak the baths for 21 days and trien r be in condition to start serioi training for Ezzard Charles." Walcott and Charles have a sun mcr engagement at a site to selected for a fight under the promotion of ex-champion Joe Louis. Horse of Another Color Adolph RUPP. a Kentuckian by doption and therefore a guy who nows aboul horses, relays Ihls ommeiit from a horseman as a ossible explanation of what hap- ened to his basketball team last eck: "It's a good thing Citation in'l read because once he learns ow good he is, he's through." End of (he line Ed Dudley picks the "probable" nish order in the Masters Golf ourmunent as Lloyd Mangrum, Jim Demaret, Byron Nelson, Claude Harmon and Sam Snead.. .Visitors it the Phillies' Clearwater, Fla., :amp leave wearing bright sports ihlrts inscribed "Fighting Phils."..: iftcr seeing the club once, most isitors have had their Phil. Warner News & Cartoon Wednesday & Thursday "GREEN HELL" with Joan Bennett and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. News & Short Opens Uizl 6:45—Start! 7:M Stiff Shoulder Forces Kurowski's Benching ST. PETERSBURG, Fin., Mnrch 52. lift—The St. Louis Cardinals' regular third base job apparently Is wide open. Whitey Kurowskt still has an ailing right arm despite an operation last fall. He hasn't played since he complained of a stiff shoulder n week ago. Sunday Manager Eddie Dyer told the veteran third sackcr he was afraid he might not be ablo to pass the test during the regular season. . Tommy Glaviano and Eddie Kn- zak appeared to be the leading candidates for the plucc. Glaviano was with Columbus ol the American Association last year, and Ka- M PtCOF. 7«% £MIN NEUTSH SPIRITS v- , THCWtlXEN FAMILY CO.,LOUISVIUE,Kr. IGBUY of the Medium Duty Field Founder of Phillips Oil Company to Retire BARTLESVILLE, Okla., . Marct 22. w.i—Frank Phillips has retired as chairman of the Phillips Petroleum Company's board of directors. He will be given the new title of honorary director and chairman. Phillips. 76, will relinquish voting and management responsibilities. . Phillips, who founded the compa-' ny in 1917, wrote President K. S. Adams yesterday he wished to be relieved of aclive management. In his letter. Phillips said he couldn't "Keep up with Ihc younger follows any more." Tuesday "MUSIC MAN" Freddie Stewart, Phil Brito Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra Serial: Chapter 5 of "BRUCE GENTRY" and Shorts NEW Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT Box Opens Week Days 1:00 Matinee Saturday & Sundaj Sit.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cant Showing! Wednesday & Thursday "MR. ACE" George Raft Sylvia Sidney Alto Shorts Tuesday "THE LADY AT MIDNIGHT" with Richard Donning and Frances Rafferly AUu Shorts BIG "Army Workhorse 11 Engine the snme famous CMC valvc-in-Vtend "270" that performed so dependably and economically in nearly GOO,000 military GMCs on battle fronts all over the world. BIG Roomy Comfortable Cab eight inches wider and seven inches longer than prewar, all steel-welded with22pcr cent greater vision, scats with double the number of springs, automatic built-in ventilation system, complete insulation and soundproofing. BIG Husky Frame and Chassis with heavy duty frame of 10.1 section modulus ... big husky axles, clutch, transmission, brakes and springs. Built to handle gross truck and trailer weights up to 37,000 pounds. Wednesday & Thursday "ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES" with James Cagney »nd Pat O'Brien Also Shorts BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE^ Show Starts Weekday* 6:45 | EVERY TUESDAY IS SCREEN-TEST NIGHT Tuesday 'TWO MRS. CARROLLS" 1 with Barbara Stanwyck Humphrey Bonart ind Alexis Smith Also Short Wednesday & Thursday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "STALLION ROAD" with Ronald Rcajjan Alexis Smith and Zachary Scolt 'SMART POLITICS" with Freddie Stewart, June Preisser and The Teen Agcrs Also Short Built by ffie Biggest Exclusive Producer of Commercial Vehicles LEE MOTOR SALES 30!) Knsl Main Phone 20S6 DRINK WATER That's not a particularly astounding statement because we all learned in grammar school that it's healthful to drink 6 big glasses of vvaler every day of Ihe year. All we wish (o point out is (hat your Water Company is on duty 21 hours each day to see that your home Is supplied with clean, fresh, sanitary water . .. a vital*thing for your health. BlythevilleWater Co "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity" THEATER ^ LEAC HVI LL6 , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME Wtekdajs: "00 * ' ; 0° p - "• Saturday A: Sunday: 1 P. M. With continuous Showing Tuesday "AN ACT OF MURDER" with Fredric March, Kdmunrt O'Brien, and Geralrilne Brooks Short Subject and Hollywood Screen Test Night Wednesday & Thursday "WHEN MY BABY SMILES AT ME" with Belly Grable, Dan Dalle;, Jack Oakle •nd June Havoc Paramount News A Short

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