The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 29, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 29, 1949
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?AGE EIGHT RLYTHEVII.LK (AHK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 194» Rookie Eddie Kazak Sparkles But Cards Lose to Detroit 5-7; Brownies Start Eastern Trek ST. PETERSBURG, Flu., March 39. WP)—If Whiiey Kurowskl is «n- •ble to open the season »l tlilrd base loY the St. Louis Cardinals. Ed Kazak loot* like tlie best bet for the job. The Rochester. N. Y,. rookie has been fillint; in nicely al third for KurowskJ whose long Riling elbow is still troubling him, In yesterday's game against the Detroit Tigers, Ka/ak doubled off Hal Ncwhnitser mid scored the only run «s the Cards took a 5-1 (humping. . BURBANK, Calif,, March 29. M'J | —The St. Louis Brawns broke camp [ yesterday and headed cast on the first leg of their journey home. They are scheduled lo play tlie New York Giants In Phoenix today followed by ten games with the Chicago Cubs. The Browns' record in California exhibitions wasn't impressive. They won seven, lost eight and tied one. Three victories were agnlnst Pacific Coast league opposition. The one bright spot was two victories in two starts against the world champion Cleveland Indians. VERO BEACH, Fla.. March 23. Wj-Fxldie Miksis, utility Brooklyn Doclgr-r iufielder, is expected to be sidelined live days. Miksls suffered a small fracture of U)' orbilual .bone below Ins left eye yesterday In Brooklyn's 9-4 triumph over its St. Paul American A. c ;~iOciatiou farm hands. The injury occurred in the last inning ot the game. Mitels attempted lo tag Negro shortstop Jim rendition as he stole second font the ba.l escaped him and struck hib face. ST. PETERSBURG. Flu.. 29. yp(_p«nl Hlnrlchs, the New . Yovk Yankees' $40,000 bonus pitcher. is giving Manager Co.sey some happy moments.. Hlnriclu, Lutheran divinity student nt Concordia Seminary at St Louis, Mo., lins allowed only five hits in 13 scoreless Innings. He still is listed on the Yanks' Kansas Cliy American Assocliillon roster, llin- richs allowed only two singles It three innings yesterday In t Yanks' 7-3 defeat by the Pbilndel- plria Phillies. PHOENIX. Ariz., Murcli 'IS. iil'l — Hr,nk Belirman, .strong right-hander, obtained by the New York Giants firart Brooklyn Saturday, made his first .start Issl nigh Bit impressive one. Behrmau pitched three hides, • nd scoreless Innings at the Cianu defeated 12-2. Charley Keene, jarabaldi Win Tag Victory Chunky Charley Kerne and his ?iant-Uke partner Ralph Giuabnldl, urncd on the heal In the last ' ;o The Babe in Bronze alls to take a match victory tver Bill Canny nnd Prince Omar n the main bout of Die American .eg Ion's wrestling program al the -cglon Arctia last night. Kcene and Ga nbahU, after losing he first round, willed to lake the 'inn! two falls to claim the victory. It was the first appnurnncr here for Kcene and Otnai In more than a year. The bout got off lo a fnsl start wflli a pair of rough preliminary jattte.s and Ihan gained in both speed and roughness as the main event go proceeded. The wiry little Keene was the whole show using cat-like alertness a.s a big asset. Can tiy H nd Onin r powered tlj (er \vay through the first fall whining in 18 minutes. Canny used his bull- sh .strength lo overcome Garnbaldl in 13 minutes with an arm bar and Omar defeated Keene In five minutes with a crab hold. Kcene nnd Oarnbaldi started (heir victorious rally fn ilic second (nil. winning the round In 18 minutes with Keciifi defeat! ti Canny mid Omar. Canny both Ihvew a Mexican all-star' team, TAMPA, Fla., March 39- M') Red Lively, who has given up only .six hitA and two runs In M Innings thus; far, will go sis innings today a.i the Cincinnati He'd.* take on Ihe BMton Biave.s at Bradentown. Kent Peterson is scheduled lo finish. Lively lins been about the hoUefiV pitching package In the Reds' camp thus far. A 21-year-old right-hand- er, he won Ifl and lost 4 with Tul.sfl, year. Members of the .squad Cinrnhahll In 10 minutes with a crab hold and then Keene whipped both he and Omar In eight rniimlns using tackles followed by a couple of double jnck knife holds. In Ihe third nnd deciding fal CInrabaUII was the Iron man defeating both Canny and Omar Cunny was tlie first to go after eight minutes a victim of body flips and a pin. Omar was an easy victim of head spins applied by the big ftnllnit HIIC) wits pinned In four minutes. Tn the two. one-fall prelimlnar; louts Keene defeated Omar In II nliuites with body slnnis and ft pli ml Oarabaldl won over Canny 1 1 minutes with a front crotch. spent yesterday golf or fishing. resting, playing East's Amateur Boxers Gain Tie With West Team NEW YORK, March W —{il't— this er« of Hie great heavyweight, famine, many professional ring manager today mtisl be looking covetously nt Boh Baker, the socking run cleaner Iron' Pittsburgh. Baker furnishert the punch needed last nighl to give New York an 8-8 draw with Chicago In tlie 22nd annual OoWen Gloves battle of champions at Madison Square Garden. At- the same time, he Impressed rlngsiders as about the most promising amateur heavy to conic along in quite a span. He still is rough-edged, as boxers go. But he packs a tremendous punch in bolh hands, lakes punishment well, and fs fast and ringwise. The 22-year-old Baker banged out a three-round decision over Desry Sykcs, a rugged. Iron-Jawed individual Irom Chicago, in Ihe final fight. In fighting lo tlie tilth draw in the 22nd renewal of the series. New York showed a distinct edge In the lighter weights but had to yield ground to Chicago's superior punchers in the middle size divisions. Three knockouts featured the 16- bout program before a crowd 14,589. Changes in Cage Rules Aimed at Last 2 Minutes SEATTI.K. Mnrcli 29— (/ft— TH' regulations designed lo lessen stal ling and prevent late-game rough house play were announced yesler clay by the National Basketball Com mitlee of the United Stales Canada. The new rule figuring to cm fouling applies to the last two mil utes of play. It provides that on each foul eon mitted In the final 120 seconds, personal foul will be charged agah st the offending player, but it w e treated as a technical foul. That Is. the player fouled will iven a free throw, but the ba vill be out ot play. After the to 1 lie ball will be given on an OIL f-bounds to the team which w ouleri. The second major change was aimed at stalling by the team !i> losscsslou. Tile new rule makes it mandatory for an official to call a held :)Al! when a "closly guarded" player withholds Ihp ball from play In front 1 court for five seconds without an | apparent effort to dribble, pass or ! shoot. : The revision was made by snbsilt- uting the word "shall" for "may." j Previously, calling a held ball nndr-r ' such conditions was optional with the officials. The committee ended its two-day ' session yesterday after naming the New York sculptor Vincent Cnrano puls finishing touches on pattern o be used in casting ;i solid bronxc plaque of the late Babe Ruth. I'hc tablet in honor of Ihe immortal King of Swal will be erected beside Ihosc of fellow Yankees. l.ou CJehrijj and Miller Huyijms, center field of the House 'That Ruth Built, and unveiled on opening day, April 1'J. Crackers Trim Pensacola 11-2 In Wild Ninth By the Associated Pr«« Southern Asoclalion sluggers produced the ' hits—and when they were needed—to mark up four victories and one loss in Monday's exhibition games. The Atlanta Crackers were an exception. In the last round of a seven-inning contest with Pensacola the Crackers made six runs without getting a hit. Twelve men went to bat, but Jack Ingalls hurling for the Class B Southeastern P e ri s a c o 1 a team walked eight lackers and lilt another. These six ruas coupled with five lade in the fifth gave Atlanta an 1-2 decision over Pensacola. Cracker righthander Cliff Lind- uist made a good showing in not ralklnq a man and giving up only hree scattered hits during his five linings on the mound. Elsewhere, Chattanooga won over Minneapolis, 4-2, the Mobile Baal's ook the Montreal Royals, 9-5, and lie Little Rock Travelers downed he Oklahoma City Indians, 7-3. The Memphis Chicks came from tehind to stop the West Palm Beach ndiais, 13 to 10, In a slugging match that saw 23 runs cross the Jlate on 23 hits and four errors. aragiola Says He's Through With Minors; In Majors to Stay Hy Jnc Klrchlcr I You can do the same thins In the ST. Pl.TERSBUItG. Fla.. March j big show If you'll just be yourself. 9—(fl'j—Joe Garnniola, who is i That's what I'm trying to be now.' n comeback wtlh the St. joul.s CnrdJrials nt the ripe old ngc f 22, vow.s he Is not going back o Mic minors n^'uin, "I'm here Lo .stay." the young atcher dcclnrccL "Fur n while T wasn't certain T hplonged In the mjor.s. Now r know. I'm n bie enRSJcr and Vm going to prove u hl.s sensoti." first en me up to the Cards from Columbus In 1946. He 19 years old. Joe helped the 2ards win the pennant and World Series that year. However, he never [itUe lived up to Jits early promise.: Ie followed n poor 1047 season with' k-orse one last yenv. nnd Hnnlly Imd o be shipped biurk to Columbus ulcl-season. There he hung np a .356 batting average after compiling a puny 107 mark with the parent cluh. Goinfr back to Columbus gave a chance to get bock in my stride and naturally I'pi happy that wns sent, there." Joe said, "T just couldn't do anything right In SI. My few months In Columbus changed fill Lnat. I said to myself You're not such n bud ball plnyer. Garaglota compared his case wit I thai of Yogi Berni. catcher of the [Mew York Yankees and his ^oy- hood pal. "Yogi is going through the sanrn thing now I experienced In.sL year, he said. "He simply has lost confid cnce in himself. All he needs is s |mt on the back." Snead Defeats Mangrum In Greensboro Playoff GREKNSBORO. N. C.. March 29 —Wj—The slammer from Whit Sulphur Springs, \V. Va.. really ha it all the way around yesterday Slamming Sammy Snead racked u n two under par 69 to beat Lloy Mangrmn of Chicago by two stroke In their 18-hole playoff for th Greesboro Open title. The two had tfed at 276 over th regulation distance. With the Courts Chancery: Pauline Henderson et al vs. J J. Mooney et al, suit to determin partitioning of property located i nthlctlc director nt the University l Section 5 and 32, 15, and 16 Nort ot Oklahoma. and Range 10 East. Baseball Exhibition Results B.i tliK Associated I'ress Philadelphia (N) 7, New York (A) 3 Toronto (11,1 S, Philadelphia (A) Philadelphia <A) "B" !0. Miami Beach IF1L.) 4 (10 innings, nigh'' game) Detroit fA) 5. St. Louis (N) I Brooklyn (N) 9, St. Paul (AA) 4 ffi Innings) Pittsburgh (N) 15, Chicago (A) 1: Nev. York (N) 12, Mexican All Stars 2 (night game) Cleveland (A) 10, San Dlegi (PCD 5 (night same) More/y Wants State Revenue Agents Armed LITTLE ROCK, March 39. Arkansas Revenue Commisslone Dean H. Morley has asked Attorne General Ike Murry whether ther Is any authority for state reverm agenU to carry guns. Murry said yesterday that he wa to confer with Morley during th day on the matter. The revenue commissioner to! newsmen (hat the 20 new Ifquo investigators authorized by the 19 legislature and other departmen agents often accompany peace o fleers on raids and that he wante them armed in such circumstance If possible. "That's all I had in mind whe I asked for the opinion," Morle said. "Obviously, we wouldn't gi an auditor a pistol when he wa going to collect sales tax." Sports Roundup Hujb Fullerton, Jr. NEW YORK, March 29—</P)—A nimuniqiie from Arizona gives Is play-by-play account of Sat- lel Paige's early-season training ctlvities. . . .Satch, you remember, ways Is in condition and doesn't Mlieve In overdoing things. . . . He gets dressed an hour late and alks slowly out to the field where e sits for ten minutes in the sun. hen he has his picture taken for n minutes more, usually sitting, hen ten minutes more talking to porters. Then a long nap on the sench if he can get one In. Then he ays catch for ten minutes, throw- g underhanded albthe time. Takes nother nap (sun is pretty hot by is time so he goes in the dugout.) hrows underhanded five minutes ore. Sits down. Picks up a bat. ooks at it and tells 'em what a tter he Is. Walks back to the club- ouse. He is through for the day .One of the ball players asked 1m why he didn't do a little unning and he said: 'I'm saving iy feet.' ". . .As supporting evi- ence, the correspondent encloses newspaper clipping which'quotes atch llnis: "Guess I'll have to start sing my head. I'll be getting old ome of these days and lose some f my stuff and I'll have to begin eing smart to fool the hitters.". . . . following new officers: Chairman. George R. Edwards, athletic director of Ihe University nf Missouri; vice chairman. E. P Masuire. commissioner of the Pennsylvania Ktntr Inlcrnscholastlc Athletic Association: secretary; 11. V. Pnrlcr; treasured. Bruce Drake Joins Aero Club A story in the Courier News last week erroneously identified a new ;| member of tlie Aero Club of Blytheville as Many Wrcdnum. The i new member Ls Arthur Fields. Fresh Dressed Hens Fresh Country Eggs For Sole ot All Times \Ve Also Pay TOP MARKET PRICES For Live Poultry Commercial Dressing Solicited Johns Produce Hio.4107 W. H'waylS Correct- PIANO TUNING And Kxpcrl Repair Work Guaranteed Radio Service AM-FM Television Violin Repair Experts Everything In Music BROOKS Music Store 107 E. Main. Tel, 81 up to ns TRADE-IN ALLOWANCE On the Purchase ol New U. S. Royal Master Tires Americas Foremost Safety Tire This is your pcrfocl oppoi tunily to have Ihe finest, safest, smoolhcst- ridiiiK liros on ynur car . . . and. al Hie same time, save yourself many a dnllar. The I'. S. Hoyal Master features new low-pressure comfort, tremendous mileage, ami fasl, straight-line stops because the special De-skidded (read can litlc IhtouRh road film to grip wet, slick roads. We have your lire si/,p in stock, so drop down lo l.angston-Wrolen Co. lomorrow and l;\kc advanlage of this special offer. Saturday, April 2nd, is the last day. Langston-Wroten Co. Bonus Players Can go to Minors Under New Rule CINCINNATI, March 29. «>) — Starting today, major league baseball clubs will be able to send their new bonus players to the minors for one year of seasoning. A conns player is one to whom the major league team has paid more than $6,000 to sign a contract Heretofore, the clubs were required to keep such players on their own roster* or take the chance of getting waivers on them. Commissioner A. B. Chandler's office announced yesterday, however, that the club owners had voted to change to the rule to allow a one-yfar option to the minors but the player must be sent down the first year he I 3 signed. Memphis Won't Seek Decontrol of Rents MEMPHIS, March 29. W>)—May I Vatkins Overton says the city go i rninent will not ask for the remov | f rent controls here. "We still have a housing shorta i ; Memphls," Overton said yeste:| ay, "and until that is relieved, isi ontrol should remain in effect."] Add to new men's fashions, phosphorescent ties that glow in the dark. Slifihlly Crowded The University of Missouri field was a busy place during a ccent spell of bad weather. . A tage had been set up for a con- ert and baseball, football and track earns all were working out. . .John- Glorioso. football halfback, made n nice run and slowly worked his vay back to the grid squad. . ."It's harder to Ret back into the huddle nan to go through the line," he complained. . -If he feels the same way next fall, Mlssou will do okay Spcirls Before Your Eyes Bill Sevens, pitcher just returned ay the Chicago White Sox to the Yankees, shed nearly 60 pounds during the winter by the simple excersise of putting both hands against the table and pushing him- iclf away. . .And a training camp tourist reports that nearly every big guy he has seen claims to have lost anywhere from five to 45 pounds. . . .And food prices have been dropping, too. Dial 4261 Opens 6:45— Starts 1:00 Tuesday Frank Buck's Original "BRING 'EM BACK ALIVE" Serial: Chapter 8 of "Bruce Gentry" Wednesday & Thursday "LADY IN THE LAKE" Robert Montgomery Audrey Potter Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. 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