The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 23, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 23, 1949
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PACE SIX BLVTHEVILLE.fARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 1949 flues Get Good Pitching to Down iridians 2-1; Whitey Kurowski May Return to Cardinal Lineup • -SAN'BERNARDINO, Calif.. March 23. ,,.')-Manager Billy Meyer o! ; th. Pittsburgh Pirates, "said today lie's well satisfied with the way his ' Bltchini «t»tf i» rounding Into shape. Hal Gregg, who won only two while losing four last your, turned In : . Mat six inning trick yesterday-allowing only five hit* and getting ;; iredit for the 2-1 win over Hie world champion Cleveland Indians. . BITRBANK, Calif., March 23. W)H J —Dick Kokos, St. Louis Browns outfielder who was Iniurrd In a colli- • «ion p with Paul Lehncr at Oakland, Ctllf last Friday, Is buck in uniform. Kokos. however, will not tuke an active part In exhibitions for • ^several more days. -'- - The Cleveland Indians come to -Burbank today for their final ex- hlblllon game with the Browns. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.. March 23. <AV— Al Brazle and Ted Wilks of the St. Louis Cardinals src staled for mound duty today against the Detroit Tigers at Lakeland, Pla. Whllcy Kiirowski. who has not played since March 14, worked out in (ho Optimism High Around Cub Camp; Grimm Thinks Bruins "Better Club" AP Bob Myers Newtfealurti Borons Whip Columbus 3-1; Vols Get Ready LOS ANQEtiES — Optimism around the Chicago Cub camp 1: flying »ky high thli spring, In con, trast to 1648. Last year's pessimism was well founded, because the Cubs wound ill) deep In the cellar, 2T.i games behind the pennant winning Bos- tori Braves. . <- c> -J C*«ll Manager Charlie Orlmm looks for A Queen-bizea MOM u vast | mprovenle , u an d. m a fit in the 50-«dd years that basketball has been played at a nation-wide of fancy, says his 1949 Bruins might ot of screwy maneuvers have gone on the hooks as having hap- even edge Into the first division. in a cage contest but from Marked Tree comes a tale which n e is prelty well pleased with Ills inns anvthlni! thai we have ever heard.' Bay High School's glrlu t infield. He thinks It will be slrong- tearn milled the mam-uvcr. a stall lo end all stalls, against the state cr. He likes his outfield and his champion Marked Tree Squaws In the finals ol the District Three tour- catching IB strong. snort to exceptionally good pitchers. It's gamble. The Cub infield—Phil Cavarretta, Emll verban, Roy Smalley, Frankie Gustlne—looks sound. Andy Pafko, Hal Jeffcoat, Peanuts Lowrey, Harry Walker, Clarence Maddern and rookie Cliff Aberson. make up the outfield talent. One will have to go. Veteran Bob Scheming will be the top catvher assisted by Al Walker. Forrest Burgess from Nashville and Carl Sawalskl from Des Molnes are scrambling for the extr place. , "We will be a brtter ball club," concludes Mr. Grimm. ' yesterday ami Is expected lineup In two or three days. ST. PBTERSBU 3BUf?G, Ho., March • 23. Wi—The battle for the first base '• job on the New York Yankees has narrowed ciown to Jack Phillips and .! Joe Collins. Manager Casey Stcn- i gel says Dick Kryhoskl, up from j ' Kansas City, is "loo grcetl to play . first base ill the majors. I haven't •' played him because I don't want to have htm disappointed when he Is r «ent down." Bane Young, signed as • i free agent, has been unimpressive and appears "on the way out." '; SAN BERNADINO, Calif.. March ; 3.,. (/I 1 )—Lippy Durocher, New York ': Giant manager, claims rival clubs are offering "tomato pickers" In ' exchange lor some ol his sluggers. "Nobody Is giving up a star pltch- ": er," Durocher said yesterday. "Pittsburgh for Instance, expressed Interest In Bobby Thomson. I men- i tloned Stan Rojck. Klrby Hlebe »nd another pitcher lo be named and they threw up their hands ' That's the way It goes. They offer you tomato pickers but we have plenty of them ourselves. So has everybody.". • ORLANDO, Fla., March 23. W)— "• Washington's Senators took a three i game winning streak Into today's v grapefruit league contest with the ; New York Yankees. The hitting of Catcher Al Evan • W»a an Important factor In yes :• terday's 8-7 decision over the Min : neapolls Millers of the America •', Association. Evans slammed a 38 :; f' it home rim in the third innln and added a pair ol singles be tore retiring In tht fifth. By the Associated Pres« The Birmingham Barons whipped Columbus of the American Association, 3-1. yesterday on sharp pilch- ing by Kenneth Rogers, Ralph Hnlmr.1 and Al Lamacchia, Meanwlule, routine spring train- Ing was on the docket for other members ol the southern Association. The Nashville Vols manager Rolllc Hcmslcy said at Gainesville I hat Jack Sanford at first base, Hal Quick at, second. Don Alfiino' at short and Vcrnon Morgan al third may be the infield lineup In Iho season opener against Chattanooga April 15. The Memphis Chicks from now on will have only one workout daily in tneir spring training at Fort Pince, Fla. "I've only got 11 pitchers In camp." said Manager A) Todd, "and I don't want them throwing too much." Pcn.sacoln. Fla., Leo Murray, 00-pound lefthander from West namcnt two weeks ago, II «;is reported lo us like tills: It was the third quarter and Marked Tree was leadinj by a seven-point marnln. A Bay forward look Hie throw-in to slart the qunrter. Instead of trying lo work the ball under the basket for a shot, the Buy forward placed the ball on the floor and she and her leammnlea «al down around It. 11 was n free/e. l!»l why? Hay was trailing and a victory meant the district championship. The spectators mouths agape, looked Rt otic another In wonderment Were the fiirls tired? Or Just plnln nuts? Nevertheless it was a •stall and Ihe liny team was pulling a legal "sit down strike." The players made no attempt to puss the ball. Just left 11 lying there In the center of A Marked Tree guard sl/.ed up the situation and Instead of (coins for the 'hall, fallnl her leammalos together and they loo sat ilown to lei Bay make Hie llrst nmve. The officials, unable to do anything aboul (lie unprecedented sit down, joined In. They obtained chairs from Hie sideline and took positions between the two teams In the center of the court. This wcnl on through the enllre ihlrd quarlcr when the stall wns automatically broken by the clock. The freeze didn't help a bit. Marked Tree won the pame, but at least the liny players can say that they held the much publicized Squaws scoreless for one quarter. Improved .pitching prospects are the main reason ior the renewed optimism. Leonard Look* Good It may be a lltlle premature to shout, but the two big surprises have been two veterans, One Is the hard luck huiler of the Philadelphia Phillies, knuckle-bailer Emll (Dutch) Leonard, the distinguished Belgian, and—hold on—Mort Cooper, former idol of the SI. Louis Cardinals. Of the two, Leonard, 12-11 last year with nil earned run average of 2.17,' Is probably the least gamble. He's bound to win a few for the Cubs. Cooper, however, Is seemingly not only making a conscientious comeback attempt, bill his arm has surprised and delighted the entire Jack Duc/os Departs For Spring Training With Baseball Club Jack Duclos, Ihe former Blythe lie American Legion tcnm Infield who was signed to a pro contrac cently by a Detroit Tiger scout fl yesterday for Thomosvllle, <3a report to spring training of th homasville team of the Class eorgia-Florlda League. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. . Duclas of Blytheville Route Two. Cooper of 1942-43. Johnny Schmitz, the lelthande whose 18-13 achievements led th staff last year, should have anotlic At th« lengera people r*l« of four pas- per trip, all the 9,3<Xi,000 loxbnry, Mass., looms as a strong andidale for a starting berth with he Atlanta Crackers. Murray did ils first hurling yesterday for the Crackers. l!c had been laid up with a leg Infection. He had an 8-wou, 9-lost record with Pensacola lost season. Al Winter Garden, Fla.. the Clmt- lanooga Lookouts welcomed two absentees who will be counted upon for considerable duty in the coming season. Eric Felton, a big righthander who won 13 and lost 4 lor Charlotte last year, ended his holdout yesterday. Ansel Fleilas, regular shortstop for four years arrived Monday night. Letters, Jackets Awarded to Cage Stars in Manila Fourteen Jackets and letters were awarded to members of the Manila High School boyg and girls basket- Off the Record Coach Tye Adams of Luxora High School thinks that one of his I J| ne yeal ._ \ Va iJ, oublel, another fug hoys has set some sort of a record for the length of a field goal in a m ve [,. om the Phillies. Doyle Lade basketball gome He's Donald Baker, an eleventh grader, who sank one Do h Chlpman and reliefers .Jcs, from 54 feet seven inches out. But Coach Adams explains that It was' •• -- •- •-•- •-' nil »n accident. It happened Ihe other day In an Intra-mural game. Baker standing only a step out of the free throw circle In back court. [ hopes. Of the freshmen. Dewcy Ac tossed'a left-handed pass down court to fl teammate. The hall curved I kins, a 17-gimie winner ••"•>' '•" cra/.lly in mid-air and swis-lictl through the basket without touching a' - • thing but the net. And from Manila comes cliilms .of another state record. Coach Charles Jolllff thinks that his Manila Ilish School Lions have set new tree-throw mark. During tile past season the Lions made cent, while their Forward David jfiist hart Hie best Individual record. 43 made out of 63 attempts or 68 per cent, and he once went more than B month before he missed » foul toss. Not bad at all. rood 247 out of 413 charily losses which Is GO p<r c opponents sank' only 46 per cent or 214 out ol 487. Dobernlc an Emil Kush, plus lat starting Bob McCall, arc the mni • freshmen. Dewcy . Lo looks capable. There's an interesting possiblli In Calvin Coolidge McLlsh. th righthander acquired In the de that sent Cliff Chambers to Pitt burgh. He spent most of 1948 at I dianap'olis, winning 12 games. I won nothing for the Pirates. B both teams agree that either M Lish or Chambers might develop in- Baseball [xhibition Results By the Associated Preu Cincinnati <N) 8, St. Louis (N) 5. Philadelphia (A) 5, Baltimore IL1 2. Philadelphia (N) 9, Boston (Al 1. New York (A) 1, Detroit <A> 0 11 Innings). Washington (A) 8, Minneapolis AA) 1. Chlcngo (N) 15, Chicago (A) 0. Pittsburgh (N) 2. Cleveland (A) 1. New York (N) 9, St. Louis IA1 3 Hollywood (PCL> "B" 12, St Louis (A) "B" 11. Montreal (IL) vs Brooklyn/ (N) 'B" cancelled. near the Schweallgland airfield. The airlift fatalities now total 4'j —2* American* and 18 Briton*. THEATER LEACHVIULE , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME Weekdays: 7:00 & 9:0° '- M. Siturrtiy & Sunday: 1 P. M. Wlm Continuous showlni Three Crewmen Of British Plane Killed in Crash HAMBURG. Germany, March 23. //!>)—Two British plane crashes In two days have added six deaths to the ever-growing toll taken by the Berlin airlift. The three-man crew of an RAP. Dakota were killed last night In a crash near Luebeck. Monday, three members of the crew of a British civilian airlift plane were killed Wednesday & Thursday "WHEN MY BABY SMILES AT ME" Kith Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, Jack Glide and June Havoc Paramount News & Short Dial «2S1 Opens S:*&— Start* 1:W Wednesday & Thursday "MR. ACE" What'll They Think of Next? South Carolina University announced recently that it's extension division will offer a course this spring In fly casting, bait casting, spinning, and "Just plain fishing." The non-credit course also' will Include discussion of fish and fishing theories and "laboratory " work at a nearby pond. ... We see where some colleges this year offered a course for women In athletic officiating. Female referees, that should be interesting. Bctcha we know who would have the last word. In Illinois und Michigan could be carried In eight hours by the 115,000 passenger^ elevators In th« United States, It l» estimated by the- Otis Elevator Company. Table Manners ball teams this week. Coach Charles Jolllff, athletic director of the Manila school announced yesterday. Receiving awards were: boys — David East, Fred Wagner, Marm Harris, Howard Yelverton, Billy Joe Ketchum. and Paul Wayne Fle«man. Girls—Lucille Buck, Joycclynn Childress. Jackie Rnyder, Martha Etheridge, Joyce Shellon, Grethen Sloklcy, Bobble Sue Roach and June Sh as teen. Coach Jolllff stated that four of the" boys earning letters and two ot the girls wwild be lost through graduation this spring. The others will return to the squad next year. Defending thp British Open table tennis championship, Richard Bergmann leaps high to make a shot at London's Paddington Baths. He lost the world title to Jonny Leach, also of Great Britain, in Slockhobn. Sprirtg Stiff Cofd Season n Some Ports of U.S. CHICAGO, March 23. (IP)— Mosl f the country had nearly normal pring weather today but temper- tiircs were near zero In Minnesota and snow fell In Nevada and Utah. The mercury tumbled lo two above zero at BemtdJI and International Palls. Minn., early today. Some snow :cll In the Lake Superior region. Skies were wet and cloudy over the northern halt ol the country from the New England states Into the Rocky Mountain region. Rain fell In the Middle Atlantic and New England slates. There also was some rain In California. Clear, mild weather was general throughout the gulf states, the southern plains, the southern Roc.k- les and the far northwest. The cooler areas included the Great Lakes region and the Ohio nlvcr Valley. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday I* b <; m v au BLVTHEVIULES ONLY _Ali. WHITE THEATRE. Show Starts Weekdays 6-.1S p.n Wednesday & Thursday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "STALLION ROAD" with Ronald Reagan Alexis Smith and--_ T Scott 'SMART POLITICS' wilh Freddie Steuarl, June rreisser and The Teen Afters Also Short "GREEN HELL" with Joan Bennett anrt Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Newa A Short NEW Manila, Ark. Showi KVF.RV NlUni Box Ontns Week Days 7:00 p.ra Matinee Salurdm? A Sunda; | Sat.-Sun 1 p.m Cent Sh»wln| Wednesday & Thursday "ANGELS WITH DIRTY FACES" with .lames Carney and Pat O'Brien Also Shorts LETS GO FISHING! BlurriT Meet Tuckle Box with one (ray. Hu 12 Inch rule on top. Now »t a very apectal price. Check These SENSATIONAL PRICES CABS USED When you think of Fishing,_ think of Htibbard Hardware Co., for we have the most complete slock of fishing equipment and supplies in Blytheville. Come down anytime and look around . . you'll find the stuff Ihnt gets (he fish . . . and all at very reasonable prices. ' No. 30-1—193S Plymouth Coach, has new lires, good motor . . . $376.29 No. 30,1—593.1 Chevrolet Coach (it runs . . . $195 No. 302—19-IG Chevrolet 4-door, has new motor ... ?1175 jsj 0 3 rjj ]().!$ j ce p Pickup with 4-whccl drive . . . S12-1o No. 300—l!m Ford Coach (60 horsepower) ... SI 50 No. 296—19 tfi Chevrolet Cluh Coupe ... a honey . . . $1398 No. 292—1941 Chevrolet I'/i-Ton Truck . . . 5-195 No , 291—1!)3I Plymouth Sedan, good transportation . . S200 No'. 289—-19.1(1 Nash "COO" Sedan, green, a slick car . . . $1195 N 0 _ 285 19 Hi Nash "GOO" Sedan, blue, fine condition . . . SI 195 Xo'. 280—1916 Nash Ambassador Sedan, light blue color . . . 51205 N 0 . 278—1937 Ford V-8 Co\ipc . . . SHI5 M 0 ' 277—1935 Chevrolet Standard 2-door, new \iaint . . §195 No 2 -o. 1939 Kord I'/i-Ton Stake Truck, 2-spced axle . . §4(i3.77 ZI3 WEST MAIN ST. (PHONE 2015 We will not misrepresent a used car in order to sell it . . and all thesei cars carry a guarantee. Those cars absolutely must go. So, for the best buys .n Blythev.lle, come down soon to your Nash dealer. iSHELTON MOTOR CO. 1215 S. 2nd Phone 4438

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