The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 9, 1939 · Page 7
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.PAGE. EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.)' COUHTEH NEWS TUB IBP PUCE V-8's Short Circuit Power Crew; Goodyear Loses To Coca Cola The Arkansas Missouri Power Corporation dropped out, of n lie with the Coca coin Botllers for first place In tlie City Softball League last night, losing to piill- lips Motor Company, 14 to fi, while the Bottlers trounced Goodye.ir, 1C to 8. Phillips got (lie breaks their way Inst ntglit aiid easily won over the power crew. The v-8's started of! with a (wo rini lead mid were never headed. James Long mid James Rodgers,. two rookies acquired by Msnnger Bill Godwin, proved batting sensations, each having a perfect night at the plate. Lefty Stepneas held the Ark Mo hitters to nine scattered Mows. In the last game the rival mnn- figers provided the show .\vlth their hatting performances. Jerry Harwell, Goodyear manager and league leading batter, had u. perfect night at tlie plate' 1 with a home run, double and two singles. "Tiny" Glover, Bottler pilot, helped himself to a homer, double and single. First Game Ark-Mo AH K II I'D A K Jlojley,* 3b-rf ---- 2 'i •> •> 2 I Taylor, 2b ........ 40-12 'i '1 IJruKrton, si --------- 4001 10 Baxter, ll> ________ 2 'i I f, o o R. Hums, }1 ___: ___ :[ I l | ti ii Fisher, rf _________ 2 01000 (iaiiitc, :!t> - ------ •! I) 1 0 0 II Terry, f» - ....... 40 OS 1 0 Ilislioii, rl ....... _ 2 0 (I 2 I) i) lilies, <•-„.-„ ..... :t fl I) •> I I J. BDrtjs, i> '. ------ 31)101 • .. TolaK . Pliilliiis Illrks. ah ('0)cnjn», .Th Davis,, si llodwin, Mi Dorris. ct A, Dei-ill, ts l.tillS. If J. Hodgcr*. rf -- _. ;il (i All It II I'd A 7 II U 0 0 i a o * -I 1 I 0 .1 Tolal.i _.- ..... :i-l II la 21 Second Game .(iooitypnr All II II I'd Boinar, sf ________ 4 0 2 5 Jliinch, .'It; ---- ,_ ___ 4 Jlsrwell, c _.-.—. 4 Cox, 21) __________ :t TroWS, 111 -------- 4 WHtbiin, rf — ---- 4 r«ilon, U — ______ 4 llalscll, fl ----- --. H -Spoggins, |i ___ _ ____ 'i Totnk ..... Coca Cols Tall, c l.ctili,'" fis Walls, .3I>" --. Whittle.,rf W. l.utcs. If -__.. 10 :< J ' fj t 0 1 01 A K 0 0 '£ 0 11 0 tl 0 0 llarlwrl,- rf — -I). Wnrr'mflon, Hi Ivy, |) ___ ,11! _ li .- I 5 •' 6 - c 4 - :l 1 13 -'1 II 1-0 I ft i ;i i i a '•; o t o n II 0 0 u fi o 1 o -I •> A K 0 I) 2 0 0 10 20 .Total :io in 19 21 7 :i SlailrttllgS \V. I.. I'M. Twin . Cow Col» 'Ark Jin ______________ "' 1'Mllips -- - ..... ------ 'J (tpbilrear -_ 1--'. ----- -_ 2 .75(1 .»SS BASEBALL STANDINGS Northeast Arkansas League, Caruthersville . Hewporl xParagpulcl .. .. xJonesboro .. s—Night game. W. L. Pel. 18 10 .643 .... 19 12 .GW ... . 12 17 .414 10 20 .IBS Southern league W. L. Pet. Chattanooga 27 19 .587 Memphis .. 20 20 .555 Knoxvllle.. 2521 .543 Atlanta : 25 23 .521 New Orleans 23 25 .479 Birmingham : 21 23 .-177 Nashvilb 1924 .442 Little Rock 1829 .383 x—Night game. Today's Sport Parade By Htnrjr Mol^mort PHfLADEJjPlffA, June 8. (UP)— Eqtiip|x?d with n matching set of H notebooks nnd a pencil with a backspln eraser, Jimmy Thomson made his debut ns i\ newspaper man here In the first round of Hie National Open golf championship. When Thomson, one of the game's greatest players, unfortunately failed to qualify for the open, the Philadelphia Inquirer gave him a long term contract of three clays as a reporter, and assigned him to cover the tournament. Th'-mson leaped to liis task with the enthusiasm of a mouse attacking u cat, and until he became hopelessly entangled In n hanging clause In bis story lal« in the afternoon, shamed veteran sports writer. 1 ; by Ills vigor and nose for news. lie wns-the first, reporter in the press bendrjiinrlcrs, showing lip shortly before breakfast time. With his dp.sk as a practice lee nnd his typewriter substituting for his set of clubs, he siit down und begun practicing. Bor 30 minutes lie baiiged out long descriptive sentences, crisp participle chips, hooked a few adverb approaches, oml fliiLs-lied with a beautiful series of personal noun putts, lie kept tils head on (lie difficult capital letters. His only real sign of weakness was an inability lo keep his left nun straight when reaching for tlie margin release and backspace!'. lint Thomson couldn't hold to his fine practice form when the tournament started an't he began writing in earnest, He scored a par on his first paragraph but ran Into trouble on his second nnd found himself burled In a patch of typewriter rough that looked like this: "ETAOIN SHKDLU &&& III!! ??VV? THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1939 Varied Softball Program To Be Offered At Haley Field Tonight Joe DiMaggio Celebrates Relurn To Line-Up With Home Run H koked like a pick-up nm! disqualification for Thomson of the Inquirer nt. this point, but using a wedge eraser, find taking a divot of paper the size of a postcard, ho banged his way out. He followed this .with an infinitive that split the pin, nm! turned the' first sheet In only two over par. He again run into difficulty shortly after this H'hen one of his sentences fell Inlo an unplayable He In a parenthesis. But he recovered with a beautifully written purple patch. Thomson wns very popular with his fellow reporters until he violated one of the unwritten codes of the golf writing business. With [fie noon clay sun nt the hottest, Thomson set out to follow some of the mulches. When word reached the press lent thnt Jimmy was not only following a match, but was seen taking notes as he trudged uphill on a long, par live hole, 11 wns suggested thai he be barred from the tent. Only his Ignorance of the'''code which frowns on reporters [allowing a match lu the sun, prevented his complete ostracism. To show that he was sorry, and eager to get back in the good graces of the other reporters, Thomson wore his hat at n rakish angle for the rest of the day. Tonight Jimmy, speaking from the corner of his mouth, said ho planned to attend one or two good f^vc alarm fires,, look In on the morgue, call the While House lo see if nny news wn.s breaking, and, finally, bile n dog at Broad find Market streets. Africa Has Arms Factory PRETO1UA, South Africa (UP) South Africa's first ammunition factory In Pretoria Is working to capacity and Is producing one million rounds a month at cost of 3 cents each. Horoscope Proves True CLEVELAND. O. (UP)—Mrs. Esther Maki, -15. didn't believe in horoscopes until, on a day which her chart said called for misfortune, a youth snatched her purse containing $7.50. nv OROfinn KIRKSKV United Press Stuff Corrc.spomlcnf NEW YORK, June 0. (UP) — Gabby Harluett. one-time happy warrior of the Chicago Cubs who finds It nn effort to smile these days, t'day was bemoaning the fule that hns caused his two aces, Bill U'u and Clay llryn.nl, to fold up at the same lime. Lust year Loe won 22 and Bryant 19, anil they were ranked among the National League's four or live top pitchers. Approaching the one- third pole this, year, Ix?c has wan five and lost seven and Bryant has won one mid lost one. l*e failed yesterday for the fifth straight time In micsl of his sixth victory. Uryaul Is back In Chicago musing n mys- ^ terlous aliment which may 1 prevent hm from pitching again this year. With Lee and Bryant in form the Cute would rank as the Reds' most dangerous rival. Now they are just another ball club trying to stay in first division. Lee failed lo finish yesterday ns the Giants licked Ihe Cubs, 5-3. ICcke Bonura's homer with n mate on base wns Die winning blow, mid Walter Biawn did yeoman .service h) a tlirce-Innlng relief role, replacing Harry Gmubcrt. The defeat lefl I he Cubs In a tie with the Pirates for third place, but (ifth place was only half a game away. LOII Felte twirled victory No. 7 In his first start since his marriage Saturday as the Bees blanked the Pirates, 2-0. Pettc yielded only three hits, and allowed only one Pirate to reach third. Madjcskt's double, an error and Warstler's single accounted for the winning tally.' The Cincinnati n«ls increased their league lead to four games when they nosed the Phillies 3-2 In n night game at Philadelphia. Paul Derringer and Hugh Mulcnhy each allowed seven hits, Derringer winning his 8th victory. The Reds put. on their winning burst in the third when Frcy doubled, went to third on a wild pitch, and scared after McCormlck walked ami Ernie Lombard! beat out a scratch hit. Craft's hit to center then brought home McCormtck with the game's deciding nm. With Joe DiMaggio playing his second 'game since he returned lo Ihc lineup, the Yanks walloped the While Box foi- the second straight day, 1-2. DIMau hit a homer, double and single, drove In two runs and scored two. Alley Doimld let the Sox down with seven hits for his sixth straight ngalnsl no defeats. The Red Sox squandered a five- run ; lead but finally lier.l the Browns In Ihe ninth, a-7. pinch- lilUcr Lou Piimey's homer with a mate on tied the score In the eighth, and Tom Carey's double and two sacrifices accounted for the winning- nm In the ninth. Detroit finally beat the Athletics after losing five straight to them but lost the services of two playeis doing It. Dixie Walker sprained his knee and Billy Hogell was spiked by Joe .Clantanbein as the Tigers won, 8-4. Walker will be out se\ cral weeks. ] Cleveland capitalized on Ihe Washington errors to bent the Sen ators, 7-5. Mel Harder, with seme relief help trom Willis Hudllii, won his first game. Beu Chapman'- double, driving in two rims, \va.> Ihe important punch. Yesterday's hero—Joe DMaggio who hit a 'IM-tool homer, a double mid a single as Ihc Yanks slnppci 1 down the White Sox. Softball ns it should be played (probably) mid softtall as U shpulo not be played (certainly) win be exhibited nl Ifaley Field tonight when the Arkansas Missouri Pjwer Corporation of the City Softball League aitd the crack Dcerlng All- Slnrs meet in one game and two picked teams from the Lions Club clash In another. | The "regulation" game will lie [the opening event with the MIs- sourlnns coming here with a fine record behind them. The Ark Mo club Is at present in seccrnl place ' i the city loop. The second game will provide the comedy element, It is said, with Oscar Bailey's Heefer.s and Hob Grimes' Gripers Eimarlng off. The Gripers liuvc been Installed ns LWO to one favorites to win. The losers will wait table on the vvin- lers at the next meeting of tin :ivlc club. Grimes tcday announced his lineup as follows: ( Rend Courier News want ads. National JxMjnic W. L. Pet. Cincinnati .. 31 15 ,674 St. Louis ..- 25 17 .595 Pittsburgh 23 22 .511 Chicajc '.2322 .511 Brooklyn 21 21 .500 New York 21 25 .457 Boston 18 25 .419 Philadelphia ., .'....'.. 14 2D .326 American W. L. Pet. New York 35 9 .975 Boston 24 1G .000 Chicago , 24 20 .645 Cleveland 23 21 .523 Detroit 20 25 .444 Philadelphia 18 26 .409 Washington 18 27 .400 St. Louis 13 31 .295 Read Courier News want arts. OBTAIN RELIEF FROM CYSTITIS (Inflamed Bladder) A 30-day test nt this N ,V T U U A 1, MINERAL WATEU will cost you very little . . . Make this 1 c s I yourself and note (he Improvement. Distributed by Cro»stowii Whiskey Shop IMPORTED.& DOXtESTIC WINES, LIQUOR'S, ALBS --. 109 S. Division Si. RECORD BREAKING SALES OK CHKVROI.KTS ARK BRINGING THK KEST USBI) TRUCKS IN THE CITY TO CHEVROLET •DEALERS. UlfJ TRUCKS, L1TTI.I? TRUCKS- TRUCKS IN EVKHY 1'HIOK CLASS. ALL OI-TKK- BI> AT BARGAIN PRICKS FOR QUICK S\LK 1037 1937 1937 193G Chevrolet L.W.H. Truck. D. W. SI. Hodv 193!) License ". Dodge, 15R in. 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Bailey sold ho would "depend" on Hie following roster: "Greek" Boruin, second baseman; "Grumpy" Pollard, short field; "Beefy" Allen, catcher; "Tubby" Tompkins, third base; "Speedy" Oarrlgan, left field; "Fat" Htehavdson, center field; "Racehorse" Rotund, right field; "Slim" Green, first base; "Pill Pusher" fieasley, third base; "Hot" Uarlmin, pitcher. Jerry Harwell will bo tell and strike umpire with llarman Taylor and James Terry Imse umpires. It was reported that score keepers would work In relays. Yesterday's Results Kcitlie:isl. Arkansas Newport at Canithersvillit iioned, rain. Night games: Jones-born at Parauotild. Soutberh I.eamie Birmingham at New Orleans, :)0stponed, rain. Little Rock at Memphis, wet ; rounds. Knoxvillc fl, Nashville 5. National League Boston 2, Pittsburgh 0. New York 5, Chicago 3. Cincinnati 3, Philadelphia 2. Only games scheduled. American League Detroit 8, Philadelphia 4. New York 7, Chicago 2. Cleveland ^, Washington 5. Boston 8, St. Louis 7. second post- loned, rain. Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Newport at Caruthersville. Joncsboro at Pnragould, t \v o mines. Southern Lea/jut New Orleans af Memphis,- two lames. Nashville at Atlanta. Knoxvillc at Chattanooga. Birmingham nt Little Rock. iViitlonni League Pittsburgh at Boston. Chicago nl New York. St. Louis at Brooklyn, Only games scheduled. American League Washington at Cleveland. Philadelphia at' Detroit. New Vork at Chicago. Boston at St. Louis. A map, fitted to a roller that is nltnchod to tlie steering wheel, with about two inches of tlie map's surface exposed to the drivel's attention, is the latest safety device offered to the traveler who is touring strange roads. Lofty Lamanski 'Gives Up 15 Hi Is Yet Wins Ball Game By United Press Prank Lnmrtnski, Knoxvllle left- hander, showed the Southern Association how to take a thorough drubbing last night—and still win. Lamanski was shelled by Nash- ville'for 15 hits, yet Kuoxvilie won, 9 to 5. Collier, Nashville starting pitcher, was the goat of the loop's only game yesterday. He was touched for KnoxvlIIe's nine earned runs in four l innings. Gassaway, who relieved for the beleaguered Collier, allowed three hits in the remaining frames to give the Smok- ies a total or 12 safeties. Wet weather caused postponement of other scheduled games yesterday. The scenes shifted today with Nashville nt Atlanta, New Orleans at Memphis, Birmingham nt Little Rock and Ktiox- villc at Chattanooga. Read Courier News want ads. C<i[ii|)le(c Line of WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC Ranges and Water-Heaters WALPOLE'S ELECTRIC SHOP 110 .S. Second Phone SH STRAIGHT BOURB,ON WHSSKIY YOU'LL ITS TASTE! Bottled in Bond 100 PROOF SILBERNAGEL & COMPANY Mltlc Uock Park .on Highway 6i, EOiith of Blythcvlllo, No. Nlne^ one of the fastest teams In Northeast, Arkansas, will meet. Dell nt, Dell, Lutes will go to Victoria. Kclscr will go to Manila. Biirdette at Yarhro, and the hapless Gosnell crew will play Clear I,ake at Clear Jake. In Division B, tho division leading Btackwater Hawks will meet Koiser Goes To Manila, Burdclte Plays Yarbro, Gosnell Al Clear Lake With ts'o. Nine mid Lutes battling H out for first place lo the Mississippi County Baseball League the other teams are laying b w for the leaders. Kelser Is but n step behind, being only no games behind No. Nine. Dell is In fourth place with two games behind. That includes the first division .\vllli the other teams below the .500 innrk. Ott Mulling, league president, announced yesterday that there would not be niiy more games played at Wnlker Park because park officials and leaiiie officials could not reach an agreement. Ml games that wns scheduled to be played at the park will lie. transferred lo Lutes Tomato nt Biackwater. Raymond Scott, who struck out 23 men find pUrhcd a no-lilt, no-rtm game against^Tomato last. 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