The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1949 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 30, 1949
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'PAOESQt (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Cotton Pickers Protest 70 to 9 t iitoss to Caraway; Harrisburg Defeats Luxora in 12th Inning ,/ . , Th» Blylhevllle Cotton Picker* »uff«red their third »«tback of the : ~y**r l»«t night by dropping a disputed 10-9 decision to the Carawa American Legion nine in a game that was played under protest from ' iK» V«ry first inning. The game was played at Caraway. '•'- Coach Jura Fisher, manager of* • — 'tVi« Pickers, filed an oral protest with game officials In the second half of ihe first inning of the contest when the ball and strike umpire ordered play to resuaae be- .fore the Blytheville catcher, Mel .Hay, had time to put on his equipment. Hay was on third base at the time the first half of the inning .ended and was forced lo return to the dugout to get his equipment. Coach Fisher slated that the umpire called for play to resume before Hay had time to properly don his equipment. Following the first Inning rlui- barb the Pickers went on (o take a 9-6 lead which they held unlil the ninth inning when three bases on balls, a single and an error allowed the winning runs to score for Caraway. Bunch ' In jures Shoulder Don 'Bunch started on the hill for U\c'.Pickers but was forced from fh'e^. game hi the second inning wtien; he Injured his shoulder sliding'-Into a base while base running. ''.Gene Shanks took over in the thjrd 'unA. finished the game. Bow««ii,started for Caraway but was knocked. from the box in the second Inning- He was relieved by Gibson who ~, finished the game. In olheri games involving Mississippi County teams, Manila and Marked Trie split a rioubleheader with Marked T$ce winning the first game 6-3 and,rManila taking the nightcap 8-6. Harrisburg had lo go 12 Inning!! before edging Luxora 12-10. The Osceola-West Memphis contest was -postponed until tonight. \ Frank Smith and Max Horner thared pitching duties for Manila with Smith working in both games. He pitched all the way In the first game 'and relieved Horner in the fifth 'inning of the second. Fine relief pitching by Donald iBaker almost saved the day for jiLuxora. Baker took over for starter < James Owens in the third and >* pitched eight tunings of hltless ball j before being touched for three 9itralght hits in the 12th. Box scores: - Caraway Vance ss Stlres Ib Duclos 2b Hay c O'Neal .3b Hopper cf Callis If Holland rf Bunch p Shanks p Blythtville AB 2 i 3 Totals Caraway Burr ss Goodman 2b .. Miles rf Craig cf Oibson 3b-p .. Brewer c .... Maxey lb-3b .. Bowrien p-lb . Totals Harri.sburK Harrisburg Fetter ss-p Barnett c-cf Bumgardner' cf Hardin. cf-ss .. Mardis'-lf '''_...•. Gann rf ' ..'...'. Willis 3b Durham' 2b Austin J3b Whitby.'lb .... Tiner p"-c 37 AB HOW THEY STAND AMERICAN New York Philadelphia Cleveland .. Detroit .. .. Boston . Washington Chicago LEAGUK W L ... 43 24 ... .19 29 ...35 ... 37 ...35 ...30 ...27 20 St. Louis NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn ... St. Loilis .. Philadelphia Boston New York . Cincinnati . Pittsburgh . Chicago SOUTHERN Birmingham Na-faville ... Atlanta Mobile New Orleans Little Rack . Chattanooga Memphis . W 41 .... 40 .... 37 .... 36 .... 33 27 26 . ... 25 U'.AOVK W L ... . 43 ->X .... 43 29 ....38 30 .... 36 36 34 29 25 Pet. .642 .574 .547 .544 .538 .462 .391 .303 Pet. .621 .606 .536 .529 .503 .422 .400 .373 Pet. .606 .597 .559 .522 .480 .479 .392 .368 Theater Owners Elect; Manila Man on Board MEMPHIS. June 30—I/I',—An election of officers highlighted the closing session here last night of :he two-day convention of the Allied Independent Theater Owners of the Mid-South. Edward O. Ctllliiis of Memphis was re-elected president. Vice presidents included Roy cochran, North Little Rock. Among those elected to the board of directors were W. L. Landers of Batesvllle. Ark., C. W. Tlpton Manila, Ark., and Paul Myers McCrory, Ark. Livestock 12, 36 10 l.uxora 10 AB R ... 7 2 3 B 7 H 0 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III. 1 June 30. f/Pj— (USDA)— Hogs 8500; lj weights 180 Ibs up steady to strong; 2[spots 25 higher; lighter weights 0 barely steady to weak; sows in more 0 liberal supply; 25 to 50 lower; bulk 1 | Rood and choice 180-230 Ibs 21.2521.50; top 21.50: 240-270 Ibs 20.5021.25; 210-300 Ibs 20.00-75; 140-170 j Ibs 19.75-21.00; 100-130 Ib pigs 17.75- 1Q.50; Bood sows 400 Ibs down 15.7517.25; few 17.50: over 400 Ibs 12.7515.50: stags mostly 11.00-13.50. Cattle 2000; calves 300: -.heifers and mixed yearlings moderately active and firm: mostly small lots good 24.00-26.50; odd heads choice to 27.50; common and medium 18.00-23.00; cutter grade down'to 15.50; cows also strong in fairly active trade: about 30 per cent of total run comprised of his class; common and medium beef cows 15.50-17.00; a few medium and good 17.50-18.00; tanners and cutters 11.00-15.00. Ark-Mo Seeking 8th Straight Win Kilowotttrs to M««t Phillips Motormcn; Ow«n* to Play Hollan< Ark-Ma's Rcddy Kilowatters pace setters in the City Softb«l League, will go after their eighth straight win tonight when they face (he up and comluK Phillips Motor Company nine in (he second game of a scheduled doubleheader at Walker Park. The Kilowatters have been victorious In (heir first seven outings this year and are leading the pack with a 7-0 record. The Ford- men, however, could easily call an end to Ark-Mo's streak tonight as :hey have Improved considerably since the two teams' first meeting May 5. Ark-Mo won that contest by a 15-3 count. Tom Ivey. touted as one of the 5est hurlers in the league, is scheduled to handle the mound work for the Fordmen and will be op- losed by either Stewart Gurley or Billy Denlon of Ark-Mo. In tonight's first game Owens' Dr-sgist-i. who are still ooking for their first victory this season will meet the Holland Lions. The Druggist -Iropcd their first seven contests*in league play and appear doomed for the loop's cellar. Either Norrid or Ward Ls scheduled to work for Holland against either Kr 1 ' • or Haync.s for the Druggists. The first game is set fur 8 o'clock with the second to start at 9:30. THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 194f Sports Roundup Totals 52 12 17 Luxora' '• AB R H B. Tatte 2b-p . . . . 521 R. Tlale ss 4 1 1 Lunsfor'd cf S 2 2 W. Ta'te c 1 0 1 Bennett .3b -.7 2 I Church If 3 1 1 Garcia'; If 4 1 1 Hickerson Ib-rf 1 0 0 Stunbaugh 2b 3 0 1 Looney rf 1 n 0 Baker Ib-p S 0 2 Owen p-lb 6 1 Totals 53 10 15 Registration Largest In" Post-War Era Tht Draughon School of Business in Little Rock reports the largest student rcgi = trati n in post-war history. This is evidence that young men and women today art realizins that thorough business, training is essential to businesV success. The Diaughon School Is the only private business college in Arkansas that is fully accredited and approved by the State Department of Education Now in its 48th vear of continuous operation, the Draughon School is one of the oldest businefs training schools in the South, and points with pride to more than SO.OOO graduates. Thorough training In all branches of busines is offered. Included ire Business Administration, Secretarial, Accounting, Commercial Banking. Stenographic. Salesmanship, Radio-Electronics and other courses. If you desire any information regarding business training, you *re invited to write Draughon School of Business. Little Rock, Arkansas. There is no obligation whatever on your p*rU The Monroe Doctrine was'an- nounced by President James Monroe in his message to Congress 1823. BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Shnw Starts Weekdays 7:(MJ p.m. Saturday and Sunday: ConUnnoB showing from 1:00 p.m. Last Time Tcxlay IIJOL'BI.K KKATUKK) "TARZAN AND THE HUNTRESS" with Johnny U ciismuller Brenda Joyce, anrl Johnny Sheffield "IVY" with Joan FonUine Talrick Kno«Jts, and Herbert .Marshall Strial: "G-.Men Neier Korjel" t.'tiaplfr 1 Also .Shurl Friday & Saturday (DOl.'BLK FEATURE) "DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS" »illi Johnny .Mack Brrmn. 'lev Kilter, A Fim.j Knljht I Undefeated Hayti Juniors Take 14-0 Game from Locals HAYTI. Mo.. June 30—Hayli's imior oascball team continued its vinning ways in Blytheville yesterday afternoon as It coasted to its ifth straight victory by taking a 4-0 game from Blytheville. The undefeated Hayti crew col- ec'ed 17 hits while Bracken let the Blythevlle boys down with one .afcty. It was the second straight one- litter for Hayti. Tuesday m'slit the Minors handed Caruthersville a i-3 defeat and Biu'u limited Ca- •uthersvllle to one hit. B~x score: iayti AB R H Ihism, cf 4 1 0 Chaffin. 2b 6 2 3 Bracken p 5 3 3 win. 3b 4 I 2 Howard, rf 4 0 0 Glass, ss 4 3 3 Wilker.son, Ib 5 1 1 Berry, c 4 2 2 Brown. If 5 1 3 Totals . .. . Blytheville Gilbert. 3b ' Long, ss Lnnglcy. Ib .... '""oy.steari, cf Hays. If- B. Burnham, 2b Phillips, rf Birmingham, c W. Burnham, p *1 14 H AB R H 0 0 0 0 200 .. 3 0 0 ..300 Totals 28 0 1 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "NEXT TIME WE LOVE" with James Stewart News i Short, "I Found a. DOK Friday and Saturday "CRASHING THRU" ffilli Whip Wilson and Andy Clyde Carlnon <fc Serial, "Kin* of the Forest Rangers" NEW Bos Upenn Week Diji 1:1X1 p.l» .Matinee Saturday A Sunday at.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent Showinc Manila, Ark. EVERT MGB1 Walt Illsncy's Technicolor Carioon "FUN & FANCY FREE" Strlal; "Son »f Ihe Gmrdsnun" Nn. S; Alw Carlonn Last Time Today "SUN COMES UP' wilh .TranetU MucDonalrf and l.loyri N«lan Also Short! Friday "DISTORT" with Edwanl G. Robinson Also 9h*rts Saturday "LAW OF THE GOLDEN WEST' with Monte H.I* Also Short* Sports Beforr Your Eyes You won't hear much about It 'rom West poii.t, hiiL you can look 'or Al Pollard, the football whiz "rom Loyola of Las Angeles, to urn up in an Army Football suit lext fall ... A few other football ips: Tennessee is supposed to have wo slightly terrific tailbacks from ast year's freshmen; but this corner's Southeastern spy rates the 'ols behind Tulane. Georgia. Ole Miss H nd Vandy . . . San Francisco '. is high on Ollic Mntson. a 19- pcar-old junior college transfer who •an the ion-yard dash in Q.6 and vho scored 19 touchdowns last eason. End of the Line Hugh Benbow and Buddy Garcia. «-ho are enthusiastically developing amateur boxers in Texas, except to urn up a few good prospects as ' well as a lot of fans by their tree nstruction . . . The roller derby 'world series" is scheduled to go nto Madison Square Garden Sept. 1. Only guarantee is that it will be he best derby seen in the garden since Jimmy Johnston last wore his 'amous iron hat in the joint: NEW YORK, June 3CM*J—Since most of the yotes tor the 1949 major league all-star teams have been counted, let's take a look t the players who started last counting out pitchers year •bout half of them \llfbe "missing from tills year's lineup ... To refresh your memory. National League starters were Johnny Mize Red Schoendienst, Andy Pafko Peewee Reese, Walker Cooper, Stan Muslal, Enos Slaughter and Richie Ashburn . , . The American League, beset by injuries to Joe Di- Majfgio, Ted Williams and George Kell in 1948, started Georse Mc- Qulnn, Joe Gordon, Ken Keltner Lou Boudreau. Buddy Rosar, Tommy Henrich, Pat Mullln and Hoot Evers ... or these. Mize, despite his poor hitting. Reese, Musial and Henrich are out front again: so arc Williams, ihe top vote-getter, and Kell . . . Schoendienst is giving Jackie Robinson an argument; Joe 3ordon Is close to Cass Michaels; Slaughter is sure to make the *quad and so is Boudreau because lie'll manage the American Lea- !uers . . . Except for McQuinn. TOO dropped out of baseball, the others are playing just so-so ball .his year, while guys like Kddic Kazak. Andy Scmlnlck. Eddie Robinson. Michaels and Eddie Joost havs come to the front. Statistical Nole A checkup by Charley Scgar, Na- -lonal League publicitor. shows that n the past 34 years, 17 teams that were leading the league on July 4 won the pennant and 10 that were second at mid-season moved 'P to win . . . Apparently the only thing that old tradition proves 5 that the team in first place on July 4 Is hot. Bums to be Host To All-Star Game Major Leagues' 16th Classic to be Played In Brooklyn July 12 By Joe Kricliler NT:w YORK. June 30— I/PI— The National League will face the American League in the 16th all-star Barne at Brooklyn on July 12 with one psychological edge in its favor. All /our of Its victories have come on home fields. Irked by 11 trimmings since the classic originated in 1933 (there was none in 1945) National League president Ford Prick Is determined to do everything he can to make this a winning year for his squad. "We have got to win this game, and it's up to you to get our creat- est strength into action." Frick Is reported to have told Boston Manager Billy Southworth, who will lead the National tx^ague all-stars. In tlie past the pilots felt they ha,. a mandate from the fans to follow the vote tabulations. However, Frick Is reported to have told Southworth to use ills strongest lineup, after the third inning, regardless of the poll. Fans I'iik Hi Players The .fans select only 16 of the 50 players named on the two sides. Southworth and Cleveland's Lou Boudreau, will manage the American League tcnm. must plav these selections for the first three in- ntnps. They will pick their own piichcr.s. probably eight or nine on each siile. The fans' vote ended last midnight, but at least three starters for eaclt. team remained ill doubt. The American League team will be made public July 5. and the National all-star combination will ; announced two d^ys later. From the looks of things, each league well I present at least three players. Excluding pitchers, who lave seen no provious all-star ac- :lon. The National will show Rrouk- 'yn's Jadkic Robinson. St. Louis' Eddie Kazak and Philadelphia's Andy Serainick for the first time. The American will counter with Washington's Eddie Robinson, chic- igo's Cass Michaels and New York's Bobby Brown. Net receipts from ihe game will ;o to the baseball players' pension fund. On orders from Commissioner A. B. Clumdlcr. no player will K excused unless he is prevented rom appearing because of an In- :ury or ilhtpss. For years it has been the prac- .ice of several stars to bow out ot the game. Last year Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians, and Marty ' DiMaggio Personally Leads Yankees to Win Over Red Sox By Jaek Hani (AsiWflaled Press Sports Writer) The same old Joe DiMaggio I Three home runs In two days, six runs batted In and a .500 batting average. That's the stuff that made a $90.000 salary. The mourners who shed a tear for the poor New York Yankees and their fat paychecks for a crippled star, can lass the crying towel In the wet wash. The Yanks are getting their money's worth from Joe D. DiMag'.s ailing heel may slice a few yards off his private acre in center field but he's still Mr. Big with the bat. Ten weeks of fretting in street clothes while his mates led tije American League didn't dull his batting eye—at least not In Boston. Drives in Four Big Joe electrified a giant-sized Tuesday night crowd with a homer and single in his first league appearance this year. Yesterday he hammered two homers, one with two men on bsse, Vols Nip Barons 5-4 to Move UP On Loop Leaders lly The Associated I'riss Nashville's Vols took the first same. 5 to 4 last night in their crucitil scries with the Ica^uc- leading Briminshani Barons to determine svlio will play host in the Southern Association all-star game. The Vols are now within a half- same of the Barons. The club that holds the top spot on the Fourth of July will meet the "all-stars" of the seven other clubs In the loop. The iip-and-coiniiiz Memphis Chicks nipped the New Oilcans Pelicans. 4 to 3, in the only other Southern game scheduled. Tookie Oilbert brought in two Nashville rims and hit three times in four trips to the plate. Bobo Holloman gave up 11 hits in chalking up ],j s tenth triumph against three losses. Kim Goodwin set the Pels down 0:1 six hits in the game at Memphis. the Courts Chancery: Glen M. Bailey vs. Vei-a May Bailey, suit for divorce. Read Courier News Want Ads Marion or the St. Louis Cardinals begged off. drove In four runs and personally accounted for the Yanks' «-7 edge over Ihe Red Sox. This was the big series for the Sox. Rolling fast at home they had climbed to within five games of the Yanks. A series sweep and they would have been up there knocking on the door. Instead they trail the Yanks by seven games and are back in the second division. Joe D. Is the man responsible. DiMag boosted the Yanks back in the same after Boston clubbed wild Tommy Byrne from the hill In the four-run first inning. Joe's homer with two men on off Ellis Kinder left the Sox with a 7-4 lead in the fifth. Johnson Victim After Gene Woodling's double with the bases loaded tied the score in the seventh. DiMasglo hit his same-winnim; blow off loser Earl Johnson with the bases empty in the eiehth. Cleveland aerted disaster with a six-run rally in the last of the ninth inning to down Detroit 8-7 in a nieht game after being shutout 4-0 by Hll Newhouser In the twi- "'n onciK-r of a doubleheader. Bit-by Poller was knocked out In a seven-run fifth inning The Tribe hounced back to win for reliefer Steve Oromek when nlni-h hitter P"h Lemon doubled off D'zzv Tvoul virh the base.s loaded in the last of the ninth A's U'in Again Carl S;heib broke a six-game l^sina strenk with a 7-4 edee for Philadelphia over Washington. The result kent the second nlace A's. 4 1-2 <-!<n>es behind the Yanks. Ned Garver edsed W"lt p»"ice in a tinht duel as the St. Louis Browns knocked off th" Chicago White Snx. 1-0. Dic-k Kokos' eighth-inning .single hvoke the scoreless tie. Brooklyn and St. Louis kept in step in the hot National League rhiise as the Dodser.s protected their one-^ame margin by defeat- ins the Phillies. 5-1. The Cards clunsf to their heels by bouncing ClMcogo 7-4. Ralph Branca let down the Phils with five hits to hit the 10-win mark, first to do the trick in the National. Curt Simmons gave up all five Dodder scores. Ralph Kiner had a big day for Pittsburgh with a double and a base.s loaded home run in a 7-3 romp over Cincinnati. It was Km- cr's second grand slam clout of the year, both against the Reds, and the fourth of his big league career. Larry Jensen elbowed the New York Giants past Boston 9-3 with the help of sloppy infield play by the Braves. Dial \U\\ Box Olfice Opens at 1:00 Shot* Starts at 7:3U fast Time Tori;iy "GOLDEN EARRINGS" Ray Milland Marlrne Dietrich Also Shorts Friday 5: balurday "LAW AND ORDER' Johnny .Muck Rrown, Fuzzy Knfpht Serial: Chapter 4 of "THE LOST JUNGLE" THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATQE Box Office Opens at 7 Week Nights Show Starts at 7:3(1 Matinee Saturday A: Sunday at 2 p.m. with continuous allowing. Last Time Today "CAUGHT" .Umes Mason Barbara Bell Gedrfes Rnberf Ryan Warner News and Shorts Friday * Saturday "BORDER FEUD" Lash l.aRue Funy St. John Serial: Chapter II of "Son of the Guardsman" Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh 7 Cincinnati 3 New York 9 Boston 3 Brooklyn 5 Philadelphia 1 St. Louis 7 Chicago 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 9 Boston 7 St. Louis 1, Chicago 0 Philadelphia 1 Washington Detroit 4-7 Cleveland 0-8 SOUTHKRN' LKAGUE Memphis 4 New Orleans 3 Nashville 5 Birmingham 4 Only games scheduled Today's Games tCATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at New York (2) Brooklyn at Philadelphia Chicago at St. Louis Cincinnati at Pittsburgh A.MKHICAN LKAGUE New York at Boston Detroit at Cleveland Philadelphia at Washington (night) Only games scheduled, SOUTHERN LEAGUE (All night games) New Orleans at Memphis Atlanta at Chattanooga Birmingham at Nashville Mobile at Little Rock, Read Courier News Want Ads.l Nothing new has been added ALL KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY OLD STY LI SOU! 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