The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 25, 1949 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 25, 1949
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PAGE TBlf BLYTHEVTLLB 'ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MARCH 2B, lfl« Cords' Howie Pallet Rumored Going to Giants in Player Deal; Bou'dreau's Bat Beats Cubs 7-4 HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 26. Wj—The "latest" trudc rumor In UM tamp oJ the New York Giants has Howie Pollet, stylish 81. Louis l«fthtnd«r on the way to the Polo Grounder*. -would be a welcome addition to r.j*o Duroucher's crew for two , h« can pitch and he hu been one of the Caret*' most effective hurlen acalnst the home run hiding Giants Pollel has » 14-4 lifetime t«cofd against the New Yorkers. Outfielder Bobby Thomson Is the Giant pl»y«r inrolvKl in the stippowd Pollet deal. BRADKNTON, flu., March 25-+ A pair of Texas Leaguers, sec- •nd biseman Johnny Lane and (list aacker Charley Kress, may hold down the right side of Cincinnati's Infield on opening day, Manager Bucky Walters said today. Both fancy fielders. Lane and Krcu, lal« of Tulsa, have been belting the ball at such a clip they flEuer to beat out second baseman Bobby Adams and Benny Zlentara and first baseman Ted Klus/ewskt for starting Jobs. BURBAN1C, Calif., March 25— (IT) —Tht St. Louis Browns have cut loou three young; pitchers. Don Larsen was Kent to the Browns' training base a' Pine Bluff, Ark. John Crocco goes back to San Antonio and Bud Swartz was optioned to Portland of the Pacific Coast league by Baltimore,- which has working agreement with the Browns. • «T. PETERSBURG, Flu.. March S»—HP)—The St. louts Cardinals Journey to Lakeland, Fla., today to play th« Detroit Tigers. , Gerry Staley, Bill Reeder and Cloyd Boyer were slated to hurl for the Cards. St. Louts failed to get tht customary good pitching yesterday . dropped a 5-4 decision to the Philadelphia Phils In 11 innings. - 8AN FRANCISCO, March 25—UP) —Manager Lou Boudreau's Intermittent appearances In the Cieve. land Indians' lineup have netted him a .571 batting average. Boudreau has hit 13 times tn 21 triei. Yesterday he got a double and two homers in five attempts as the Tribe whipped Ihe. Chicago Cubs T to 4 In los Angeles. It was Lou's bat thai put the Tribe buck !nlo th* winning column after four *t-raight losse.s by one-run margins. 74 Cage Teams Advance in 4-H Tournament Fourteen teams advanced to the qunrter-flnals. of Hie annual North Mississippi county basketball tournament in the opening sessions yesterday and last night, Thirteen of the teams moved into the second round with victories while the other advanced on a forfeit. The tournament oj>cned al the Blylhevllle Armory yesterday morning. Results of yesterday's games were* B Division—Lone Oak boys 20 Number Nine 14; Lost Cane girls 8, Number Nine. 6; Promised Lam boys 18, Boynton 9; Promised Lane girls yi, Boynlon 5; Lost Cnne girls 18. Mllligan Ridge 6; Mllllgan Ridge boys 30, LOB I cane S; Blnck- wat«r girls, 28, Lost Cane Yi; Blackwater 39, promised t,and 10. A Division—Armorel girls 28 Promised Land 17; I,ost Cane 19 Number Nine IS; Lost Cnne boy 54, Armorel 14; Number Nine boy won over Boynton by forfeit; Pro mlsed Land 35. Yarbro 15. Play continued today with fou games scheduled for this morning five this afternoon nnd five tn night. Finals of the tournament wll be played tomorrow night. Two Y Baseball, Softball Leagues Open Tomorrow Opening games In two "Y" lea«UM trt scheduled to be played Saturday morning, both Softball and baseball loops beginning their sea- •ons. Tn the Grammar School Softball Lcktrue, Lange and Sudbury pry oft th« season's lid wllh their first tilt »t »:15. Yarbro and Central t«ke the field »t 10:30. Both games are booked for the diamond at Division and Walnut streets. In the Junior High School Base- bkl! League, games will be played at "Walker Park with the. opener between the Boll Weevils, captained by Leon Prlvett and the Cardinals under the leadership of Billy Burn- hum. The second game will brinR together Wheeler Qracey's Wildcats and Shannon Langley's Reds. The first game Is scheduled for t n.m. and the second at 10:30. All R«m«« are seven Innings. Age No Handicap To Dixie Walker; He's Still Hitting HOLLYWOOD. Calif., March 2. OPi— Tlie old man with the scylh apparently hasn't done any harm I Dixie Walker as a hitter. Even though Walker, now npsirln 59, got to training camp 10 day late, he Is top man unions; the, three Pittsburgh Pirates who are s!;i)ipin K the apple at » .400 clip or better. Dixie was goinjf strong when the 1948 season finished—he wns leading Ihe club with a mnrk of 316. He didn't let up over winter. With 10 of the 34 exhibition gomes out of Ihe way, he hns banged out eight base hlls In 18 I lips [or an average of .421. What Ihe other boys nn Ihe team want to know is nils: with Dixie Walker spending all his time as the National league player representative—holding press conferences, sending out queslionnaries. count- liiK voles—how docs he find lime for enough practice to stay on top of the club's hatters. ravs to Begin ixhibition Action 10-Day Road Series To Start Tomorrow; Lookouts Get Newsom By The Associated Trend IJllle ROCK'S Travelers, the only oiithern Associate club which has iot played an exhibition game, will wlug into action Saturday. The Travs are to leave Little lock tomorrow on a (en-day tour, 'hey will open their slate against he Tulsa oilers of the Texas Lea- ue at Alexandria. La. The Chattanooga Lookouts l got to do something about Retting ome pitchers"—and that "some- hing" may be Botx> Newsom, President Joe Kngel said the vet- ran liobo will <io the first three linings against the Washington Senators Friday at Orlando. And If 18 looks good. Kngel added, he will je signed, Newsom. H big-league ace Is now free agent. Lookouts RoUIrr Hill Staff The 1/oitkouts already have bolstered their mound crew by signing right-handed Al Shearer, former New Oilcans hilrler. At Gnlnsville, Pla.. camp of the Nashville Vols manager Rollle Hem- sloy gave out a quick quote on that pasting his team took from the Birmingham Barons. Better get [hose awful things out of your system in a hurry," said Hemsley as he got ready for another go at the Barons Sunday at Ocala Rollie nominated himself for duty behind Ihe plate In that engagement. He named pitcher Frank Marino for "a full five Innings" and Tony Jacobs for the other four. Crax Thump Pels Atlanta's Crackers who lost three games to New Orleans, finally managed Thursday to win from the Pel. 1 at Penssacola, 5-3. First baseman A Fllllr and night fielder Charlie Weathers both cracked oiil homers for the crux. Memphis Chick manager Al Todc assigned Merle Ross and Dick Strahs to the hill tomorrow in Fort Pierce In an effort to make it two strnlgh over West Palm Beach. The Chick! go against Toronto Saturday am Sunday. Everything was rosy In the Barot camp at Ocaln after the whopping victory over Nashville. The olltloo! was. especially bright for Georg Strickland, whose defensive per formance against the Vols jus bnut sewed up the shortstop assign •nent for him. Shotton Tells Bums They're the Best And Makes Them Believe It's True McMath Names College Survey Commissioners LITTLE ROCK, March 25. M>i— Governor McMath has named the last four members of the College Survey Commission. They are: Eugene Warren. Chlt- co Rock farmer; Wylhe Walker. Little Rock businessman; Hnrry Ashmore, Little Rock newspaper editor, and Stalt Sen. Donald Poe. *n attorney. The commission was created by the 1949 legislature. Other members include senators and representatives previously selected and presidents of the eight state-supported schools. Not True Shale Oil shale. Important raw mnterml to furnish fuel oils as petroleum deposits approach exhaustion. Is not always a true shale, and It does not contain oil. It may be limestone, marlstone, or dolomite. Barnhill Thinks Razorbacks Will Do Okay With'T' FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. March 25 Wj—Coach John Barnhill look stock of progress made in spring rnotbal practice at the University of Arkansas yesterday and conclude* that the Hnzorbacks will do ok»y next fall. "We've got a tough schedule an* a new offensive system." he com mcnted. "but taking everything In to consideration, the boys will be all right next season." Barnlitll was presuming, of eourw. that his squad won't turn up next fall with as nmny Injuries ai they've had In spring training, now two-thirds completed. Two regulars, halfback Ross Prltchavd and center John Ferguson, have been knocked out of action for the remainder of the spring but are expected to be back in uniform by September. Hnlf a dozen other Porkers have been hurl less seriously nnd are due to play In the Intm.tqrmrl came at Little Rock Saturday night. By Jack Hand VKRO BEAOH, Fla., March K. Wj—Manager Burt Shotlon has sold the Brooklyn Dodgers on themselves a/i Hie team that should win the National league penntinl. From rookie to veteran, the squad believes It's the best. ShoUion lionet to go with Duke Snider, a powerful farm product, !n center field. He has moved Carl Furllln, the boy with the rifle arm, to right. In left he probably will start Gene Hcrmanski, Snide; 1 may be the "long ball hitter' 1 the Dodgers hav# been chasing for years. Sorting the outfielders Is one of lotton's main problems. Cal brains, a .337 hitter at Mobile, has slugging the ball In the cxhi lions. Tommy Brown, only 21. and ho has been around Dodger cajnps ir five years as an Inlielder. is iiother contender. Six Flychaseri Will Stay Marv nackley. the club's top hil- nr at. .327 must, get ft shot. Like- Dick Wliltman and George liuba, then the club has Mike Mc- xirmlck, .303 baiter with the lampion Baston Braves wlio cquired in the Pete Reiser deal ix will slay. Gil Hodges, converted from a Atelier last summer, is the firs ascman, and Jackie Robinson is i ixtnre at second. Pee Wee Reese o\v team captain, is at short aiu robably Billy Cox, "flop" of 1048 t third. tn Cox's way are Spicier Jorgcn en, regular on the '47 pennan vimiers, and three others. Edtlie rtiksU will be kept as infield insiir .nee. They may decide lo hold ontc .11 additional baseman, eitlie 'rcston Ward or Dec Fondy. rltchinff Will be Strong Bruce Edwards, still having am rouble, heads the catching stuf with Roy Campanella, tlie capab! Negro receiver. Ralph Branca ant! Rex Barnc are the kingpins of the pilebiu staff. Branca had a 14-9 record la.-, yeu.r despite injuries. Barney hurl :d a no-hitter enroiite to a 15-1 season. Lefthanders Joe Hatten 113 10) and Preacher Roe (12-8) other suro starters. Hai'ry Taylor, a star in '47 bv weakened by an appendicitis oper; : Lion lost year, locks like hi-s ol self. Call Erskine, 15-game \vinne at Ft. Worth before he joined tl Dodgers in July, rales u stnrtin shot. So 'does Ei v Palica ffi-Gl wl: did mnst of his work in the Ebbe Field bullpen. Jack Banta, up froi Montreal with a 19-9 report car tins a good chance to make the NOTICE Notirc is hereby given that Dori .urn has made application for : icrmit to erect a comjrclc bloc' building .12 (eet by one hunolre feet on Lot 1 Block 5 Elliot ^ddllion. This building lo be used for (.llt grocery and meat markel bus ness. Any protest,Mini ' be in writ ng and tiled in the office of th City Clerk within thirty days. riated: March 24. 1949. Joe Carney, City Ens>in -:. announced an enrt To his turbuict boxing career after losing Ills Bn 1 and empire bnntarnweigl clumpionship. Paterson was soundly beaten in 15-roimd title fight last night I Stan Rowan. 24-year-old Liverpoc fighter. Each weighed 117. "I've lought my Inst figlit." d* clared the Glasgow, Scotland, ve cran after his defeat. •ade. Frank Laga, lean submarine ball itchcr, and Hunk Behrman. No. 2 mn to Casey .are available as reefers. Sports Roundup Ruth bj Fullerton, jr. Baseball Exhibition Results By the As)wxiiite<l Presa Cincinnati (N) 8, Washington (A) 4 Philadelphia- (N) 5, St. Louis (N) (11 innings) Detroit (A) 5, New York (A) 0 Boston (N) 8. Breton (A) 4 St. Louis (A) 2, New York <N) 0 Cleveland <A> 1, Chicago (N) 4 NEW YORK, March 25. Ifl't — 'redlclion: Hank Ibi's Oklahoma ^ggica will knock till Adolph flupp's Wildcats in the NCAA basketball lilal at Seattle tomorrow. . . . Reason Is that Hunk is the ">nc-game couch in the bu.sine.s-s. Given reasonably Rood muterial, vhlch is Just what he has, Iba us- lally can conic up with .something o slop any rival—St. Louis, for in- lance. . . . Loyola showed tliat Kentucky can bo stopped anil tlie VildcaLs -showed >x>ine uiinc-t-'ouiit- ble "Hat" spot.-, against Villanovn wforc bouncin:,' l>:ick to play a great game a^uhist IllinoLs. . . Could be that Giozu. Jones and Co.. v'no have been practicing or play- ng almost continuously since Scp- .ember. 1947, liiwc had too iniieli basketball. Airy Conversation When Charlie Spcinel. penii State wrc'slliiig coach, decided to take his eastern heavyweight champ. Homer Burr, to the NCAA championships al Fort Collins. Colo., this weekend, he fij-urcd it would be good to travel b v air Bvlt Charlie wasn't sure Homer would like it. so he tried tlie indirect approach. . • • "Do you like flyiug?" Spra!?! a-'*- cd. Barr indicated it was okay. . • "Then yon wouldn't mind flyiiip to Fort Collins for the nationals?" "No," Ban- responded tiuictly. "You see. Mr. Speidel, I already have my pilot's license." Siwrts Before Vinir liyrs Ray Diimonfs 1840 Nalioiiiil Baseball Congress anmuil. which ju-st hit, this desk, is a SOO-pasje job- roughly, one pace lo;- each league in the association. . . . Gaby "Frenchy" Ferlanrt. fVencii-Cana- dian weltciweight who fights Vin- nlc R<vstnno at rtulpewoort Grove, used to be on the Montreal Cail- adiens reserve ILst. He quit hockey because manager Tony Brown thought it ivn.s too rough. Gaby played witii the Sudbury Wolves and worked out with tlie Montreal Royals seniors. . . . One of the guards working out with the Co- Most heavily endowed colleges In the United States are Harvard. Yale, Columbia, Chicago, and Texas. lumbla. football team Is Donald Alkocious. And if the team is as weak as Ixm Little claims, the fans likely will be calling him "atrocious." . . . Gus Lesnevich and Bernle Reynolds have gone to Hot Spring, Ark., for a little pre-sea- soii training. GIVE YOUR CAR THIS 3-WAY SPECIAL! More than 4000 persons died from cancer In Minnesota during 1946. Read Courier News Wan! Ads. British Chomp Retires After Losing Crown LIVERPOOL. Knglanri, March 25. U'l—Scotland's Jackie nPtcrson has KEY TO Perfccl partner to gracious hosriitalily i» the. generous flavor of Kcnlm-ky'» favorite sour mash l>ourl>on. Naturally distilled on one family rrcipe since. 1R70, Of.D F1TZGKRAI.D is proudly OU Fashioned, yet all tlie more in >lylt. 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