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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 1046 Defeat Senators In 9th Hitting In Victory For McCarthy's Club TODAY'S 8POBT PARADE All-America Pro Grid League Asks Rival Loop For 'Truce' j*Y COKNELIUS RYAN « Spurts Writer WEW YORK, April 20. (UP) — l*»na«tr jo* McCarthy of the New York Yankees was In the position t«*«y of & man who has 10 pounds at butter at home and knows where he can buy another 10 pounds. . He has'four of the best-hitting outfielders in baseball, and the rales My only.three men can play at »• time. -He jUrted the season with Clinv- Iry Keller in left field, Joe DiMag- tlo in" 1 center Held mid Tom Henrich in right field. When Keller, *ho ' Is muscular enough to be nicknamed "Kinc Kone" and hits with enough vehemence lo keep opposing teams from thinking tlic title is funny, pulled a leg muscle, McCarthy sent Johnny Undell, only t few days out' of the Army, into left field. Undell, who was converted from * pitcher to an outfielder because his hitting was much better than his hurling, batted in three runs •gainst Philadelphia Thursday with •« homer and double, and repeated that tally yesterday as the Yanks edged Washington with a ninth- Inning rally, 1 to 6. Undell got a two-run homer In the second Inning, driving In Joe DIMagRlo, who had doubled. In true Yankee tradition, the New Yorkers went on to make it a big inning as Nick Etten sintclcd, Mil Dickey doubled and Ossii} Grimes singled. Four runs scored. In all. Undaunted by this display of real- for-sure pre-war Yankee stuff, the Senators chipped rr.vny with n run here and n coxipln ol runs there, «nd New York, under tlie unhappy eyes of a record opening-day crowd of. 54,826 paid, came up to the " ninth inning trailing by 0 to 5. John Nijjgeling gfl one man out • nd then got nervous. He walked George Stirnweiss and hit Tom Henrlch with a pitch, bringing up Dimaggio. DIMaggio doubled and \hat broupht up LIndell. The big outfielder 'drove a uy ball deep Into center field and tlic winning run scored easily after the catch. 1 That gave Lindcll three more runs totted i". , Keller's leg reportedly Is healed, liut "King Kong" can't nniscle his w»y back into the lineup. The Yank-Senator game was the only one played yesterday us most tMtns postponed games because of Oood YTiday observance. In American-League home openers scheduled for today. Cleveland Is host 'to Detroit, St. Louis to Clii- c*eo and Boston is host to Philadelphia. In the National League. New York is at Brooklyn. Boston it Philadelphia, Cincinnati at Pltls- ' burgh and St. Louis at Chicago All CTcept Brooklyn will be opening their home stands. BY OSCAR KKAI.EY United Press Sjwrts Writer NEW YORK, April 20. <UP> - Hlls. runs and errors on the sports scene: lunation has cauel\t up wttli tl>^ two professional football leagues, (ho National and the All-America, whlt'i ! were bidding themselves broke for lie cream of the bumps and bruiws crop. The power behind the All-America throne, n reliable Informant ro- ,'eals, recently approached Conmm- sloncr Best 'nell of the National and nsk'ed for a financial truce. Tlie A-A representative wanted the two engues to agree to respect player contracts and consent to a joint draft meeting. It was a belated attempt, however, considering that the A-A's hud aided lhe National by then for just about everybody they wanted. Boll considered the proposition seriously but finally rejected il . . . w" leaves the way open for retribution—and more financial woes Talk about sincere Dodger fam, one was struck on the nose by a savage foul pop on opening day and hart to be taken away for trcatme:u. He was back two Innings later and exclaimed: "Hoy, wasn't 1 lucky. Just suppose H had hit nie between the eyes and f couldn't sec." Eddie Arcaro, the little. Kentucky jockey who has won the Kentucky Derby three times to tie the record of Earl Sandc and Isaac Murphy, gets tlic answer lo Ills $0-1 question In the Wood Memorial today. Ho'il ide tlic well-liked Hiimpdcn and .hen decide whether to keep the colt 'or the rose run or shift to one of Maine Chance Farm's MB 1'ouf, Craig Quits As Jonesboro Coach Knockdown, lx>rd Boswcll, Star P! lot or Colony Boy . . . Kddle lio?»s he doesn't guess wrong like In Wvi, •when he took lievil Ulver and ih-i stablenmle. Shut Out, copped Hi-; jaunt (or the Juleps . . . Tmey'll run the Boston marathon tod n y and one of the. most int.'i(!- ulng entrants Is Ken Daily of Bournemouth, England. Over in Ihc Islands they call Bally "public o.i- ciy number one." The reason: In his racing and training lie lins covered more than 84,000 tabulated miles . . . Trml doesn't include sugar and butter races. . . The word out at Jamaica Is- that Count Speed, the full brother ti> the great Count Fleet, hasn't a ghost of a chance of getting a ride to Louisville for the Derby. Tlic colt !ins been out of training since fallm; ill the first section of the Experimental Handicap on April fl. The Count sulferod n wrenched b:icK and, while the stable is noncomivu'.- lal. tlie feeling is that lie won't lit Churchill Downs. Davy OTJrit'n, the former T.C.U mid Philadelphia Eagle pnss-niasini who retired from pro foolbull ti Iwcome a G-man, may l>c back llr fall. Tlie lure Is a trade which wll permit him lo play with one of iwi teams lie would like to join . . . Alonf! with that well-known liv vhubnrb still grows in Brooklyn They proved thnt on the first pla of the season when Giant Hill Iliir ney opened with a double and BUI Herman nearly nipped him as h slid Into second. Herman protested vehemently to Flatlmsh enemy No. 1, Umpire George Magcrkurth. tan'- lost as usual . . . Trow the bum out! Planning To Operate Sporting Goods Store; Gen May Get Post Luxor an's Baseball Coaching Still Effective After 30 Years LUXOBA. Ark., April 20. (UP) — Thirty years ago, Walter Layne, of Mixora had no Idea that the coaching lie gave a chunky bashful boy who wanted to learn how to pitch n ball, would enable this boy to make a greater part of liLs living by pitching ball, until an arm In- 20.—'jury caused him to retire from for his college team, so you see your pitching tricks are going Into good use by the thVrd generation," Mr. Landrum sent with his letter to Mr. Layne, the "Sports" page from the Greenville News, March 31. Greenville, S. C., which staled ithat, "La/y Joe" Landrum, demon's 17-year-old pitching ace from Col- JONESBORO, Ark., AprJI 'elu Cnilif, head coach at Jonc.s- tall playing, and that his pupil jumhia didn't seem to be cxeithiR x>ro High School the past three | W0 ul<l pass the technique on to I himself unduly but his fast one ears, has resigned and will open |,| s s on who, at present, .seems to I had plenty of y.lp and his curve i sporting goads store here early .have a bright baseball future before I ball travelled homeward via third . Is i, iln nn( | a chance to become, n th e Summer. His resignation ffeetlve nt the end of eini in May. Although the Jonesboro School j rn^nl M c,«.nce^r?^r^^; 'n a letter from his pup,, Ton, 1939 until 1941, is reported to ."f Columbia. S. C., who said, "Wai- lave been mimed to succeed Craig, '•'ormal announcement Is expected on May 14 when tlie board meets. h^'co^ arSm™ - t0 -^?.™.?: Blinker was about like the bot- the school ^ few years, a nationally known , ['pitcher. This information came to Mr. :oacli or tlie Golden HurricanO 0 ' thirty years ago, Joe Landrum, In ibase as the 17 year old Clemson . at and was serving in that capacity when he went Into the Navy In 1542. from where he recently was discharged. Shortly after his release he conferred with School Board official here. Tli e new coach will be athletic director of Jonesboro High. » post, created this year, and also will serve as head football coach. A basketball conch will he named soon to round out the slaff. Conch cvaig guided the Golden Hurricane through three successful years here. His gridiron squad clialkccl up 25 victories against five defeats and three ties. Three of lhe setbacks during the three years were suffered at the hands of Little Rock, one to Hot Springs and the other to clarksdalc. Miss. ('the real hop on my ball by the time I was 18 or so. and sure ; S±,,„] enough, it came to me one day. My sinker was about like torn falling out and thc.sc two pitches and a happy disposition enabled me to hold my own In eight yours of the best semi-pro ball In ihc southeast. \ received an arm injury and had to retire from ball playing. I've passed your pitching tricks on to my son. Joe Laudrum. Jr.. who pitched a no-hit-no-run eamo ieshinnn made his collegiate base )all debut with an Impressive 0 no-hit perCormniicc agains' Ersklne college here Friday." "Well, Walter," wrote Mr. Lan drum, "this is your second no litter—I got mine.' 25 years or st ago. If you should be in Memphis n Little Rock when Atlanta is play ing, take a look at Atlanta's sec ond baseman, "fled" llollls. I drill ed "Red" and Joo about twelve ycai ago on Infield play around secon base. This shows what a IItl' coaching and training can do. I Iso shows you how far a few ind words and a little patience id good advise (joes down through )c years. For after all, It goes ack to tlie times you showed me ow lo hold the ball and what to H actually do. I thought hat you might be interested to now all this." Ves, Mr. Lnync i= *«y l>.U'.'2sl- il. He lias shown Mr. Landrum's ettcr to all Luxorans who might emember Joe Landrum, and hroughout the baseball seasons or the next few years, Mr. Layne will be scanning every sports page f nil his newspapers for news of toe Lnndrum Jr., son of his pupil, Ivandrum, of 30 years ago. Jot Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE N'ashvlll,, 4, Atlanta 2. Chattanooga 1, Birmlnalmm 2. Only games. AMERICAN LKACiVK New York 7, Washington C. Only gnine. NATIONAL LKAfiDK Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, postponed, Good Friday. Boston at Philadephia, postponed Good Friday. Only games. Mat Newcomer Booked Monday Henry Harrcl Teamed With Buck Lawson For Legion Arena Match • A newcomer lo Hlythcvi]]e, ry Ilni-rcl, Is teamed with Lookouts Down Barons For 6th Birmingham Holds . Cellar Position In The Southern Nine Players Ready To Go to Other Clubs By Cornelius Kyan Press Sports Writer YORK. AVitiU W lU.P.V— Today was moving dav for nine T»layers. who were asked to j?o on to other clubs as managers of major leaaue teams tyean to make • rltal decisions on tlin personnel M the smiads that will make the IMS pennant races. FW t<vo nf them, outfielder Max West of thp Boston Braves IMK! rltiher Jim Knnstantv of thr Cin- climxtl Reds, it meant merely a •witch in their major league nl- Hen- Buck Lawson opposite I.eo Newman and William Canny in n tag match at the American Legion Arena Monday night. Mike Meroney. promoter of the weekly mat exhibitions, says that Ilnrrcl is no cream puff, infact lie is a very rough customer. This information coming from groaners who have faced him in previous matches, Lawson_ who is teamed with Harrel, has long been a favorite of local fandom. He's smart as a fox ami strong as an ox. His gray hair gives him the appearance of a venerable old mtin. However, it doesn't take long for fnns and foes alike to find out that this Is n fal.sc assumption. His scientific skill at the game was demonstrated to fans last Monday night In his preliminary bout with Red Roberts. He knows most of the tricks. His favorite stunt seems to be patting his opponent on the back in the manner of a referee. This gets him out of n lot ot tight six) Is. Sailor ^Newman, an ex Navy champion, Is .a .'ve\\ : built, young fellow weighing 111 ! Inc. 'neighborhood of 200 pounds: He, has shown up well in his past appearances here and is well liked by most of the funs. Ne'KtnA.iVs partner, Canny is a pillar of the "Dirty Wrestler" so- Ky KOI.ANSl HOPSON DnittMl Press Spurts Writer ATLANTA. Ga.. April 20. (UP1-- Binninghum fans were ready todvvv to Join with Manager Frank Snydrr In pleading with tlic Pittsburgh Pirates for help, us the Barons settled Into the cellar of the Southern Association. Last night. Birmingham dropped its sixth straight game, llils time to the Chattanooga Lookouts, 7 to 2, The Barons liad lost five strniRVit lo Atlanta during the first week of the season. Baron fans hoped the parent rates would send sonic hitlers, lor against the Lookouts' Bob Cnlhr.i and Hardln Cathey the Birmingham team could squeeze only four hits. However, one of the four was a first inning home run by outfielder Morris Jones with none on. Callan received credit for the victory, while Oadis Swigarl. who was relieved by Warren Kmv.sgy in the seventh, suffered the loss. 1 In the only other game, last uigUt, 1 Atlanta had its Ill'st defeat of th3 year chalked np. losing lo the Nasu- vilte Vols. 4 to 3. The loss left Atlanta tied for ilnr league lead with N'e\v Orleans, each -having five victories and one defeat. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Mobile (night). Little Rock at New Orleans InighU. Only games. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at St. Louis. Detroit at Cleveland. Washington at New York. Philadelphia at Boston. NATIONAL LKAGUE New York at Brooklyn. Huston at Philadelphia. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. St. Louis at Chicago. Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Atbnta .- 5 : New Orleans 5 1 Memphis 3 1 ChHtlanooga 3 2 Nashville 3 2 Little Rock 2 3 Mobile . I 5 Birmingham 0 G AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Dr. Thomas Bright invented one of the earliest forms of shorthand during the reign of Queen Elizabeth. Cleveland . 3 Boston 3 New York . 3 Detroit » Philadelphia. 1 St. Louis 1 Chicago Washington .BOO .600 .600 .400 .l'V7 .000 1'ct. 1.0SO 1.000 .150 .000 .000 Chicago . . New York . Brooklyn . St. Louis . Boston . .. Pittsburgh . Philadelphia Cincinnati . NATIONAL LKAGUK W. 3 L. PC 0 l.UM .06' .60' .3B 1 .500 .333 .DOC .Oflt I rain lo Jersey City and hitting hvo homers in the 14 to 1 opening day victory of the Royals over the Jcrscyitc.s. The Dodgers also announced the pnrclia.sc of Ihhd btiscnin.it Bob Ramabolti, who moved up from Montreal, Tlie Braves also optioned three other players lo minor league teams. Sebastian tSibi) Sistl was sent to the Indianapolis farm clnb to play shorlslop while Frank I>a The Crackers' promising youngster. Earl McGowan, was lag^cil [of two runs in the nrst J ,\nd o\ie m Ihc second and third before bcin-i pulled for Charley Bowles ill the fourth. Manager Kiki cuylcr laser used Emilc Ix^chbaum and Forrest Thompson before succumbing lo the Vols. Russ Meyer relieved Date Anderson in tile eighth, although Anderson was crcdiled witli the victory. Only two gnincs were scheduled today—L'lltlc, Rock at New Orlc.vns and Memphis at Mobile. 4% FARM LOANS your individual needs. Our Farm loans made to fit re-payment privilege, granted 5 all borrowers. Let us explain our Pre-Payment Reserve Plan. NO EXTRA CHARGES - NO APPLICATION. APPRAISAL, ATTORNEY'S or?CLOSlNG FEES i and NO COMMISSION If we arrange a loan ^ith you itlas good business for •jus to make it fit your'.needs because farm loans are a good, investment only when.^ther are good for the farm owne^. :«'•'•' '.'•' v NOBlf GILt AGENCY Glencoe Bldg. Phone 3131 Mr.nnn. .!..West was traded lo Ihn Reds for Konstanty and an unannounced Bim of cash. The drri was o<*- Rfincd tn strengthen bnth clubs in mots where they need help Ibe most.. ' C.inc.innMl !•= dcf.T>"."*<- for vo- jlnhU!. hareMnUine outfielders :'"'' Mthoueh West was rnilv a .7RS hitcr in W. his last. vr»r vilhclltc Coast League. the wmvr«. hn ii a loncinll artist, t T|I C Philadelphia w» batlPd in Sfi runs lhat vonv, Mt,in<r ]R horners an rt ^f. ^n^Vii^s. right-handed pHchcv. went to the team's Eastern League farm at Hartford for moie seasoning. Southpaw pitcher Lou Tost moved on to Seattle in the Pa- nie. who has tried out. on »l*>mst. FT»11f5s number nt l^f* fillers Mthout finding one »o his JiMni- (n Tocent vpars. sniri Iha^ "w^st -^rould V>^ nlaced in that position Immcidiatelv. H> is evn^ctert to inin Ihc ports to i"i KonsUntv was Braves at Philadelphia on riftV. nanpr Bi"" sout*" 1 ""-' 1 ! ^rftVftK. V^^W ontfirV.1 a Pnnrell. JnVinn'- Honn the Phillies sold two players, third baseman Join* Antonclli and outfielder Coaker Triyjlctl to Buifalo ot the International League. At the earth's poles, the Sims never rise or set. cicty. He knows all the dirty tricks and docs not hesitate lo use IV.eni Setting the stage for the mall event arc two preliminaries, botl one full, 30 minute time limn miUclies. The show will get underway promptly at 8:15 p. m.. willi Newman and Harrel in opposite corners. In the second Lawson :md canny will match wlt.s ami Power. West, hut front-line is «ll *>•>. >»" '= still Hr won ritm*x ana lost f™ir f or th« ^rri« Jn t(H4 before going into military nerrtee. For t-*^p nthcr soveii nlflvers ^vho sked <n T"^VP on. it v ai = ^ , couldn't m»ke ELECTRIC RANGES Apartment si'/.e Three lurge top burners Full sir.e iiulomntie conlrnllecl o^•en Full porcelain WRESTLING Legion Hut, Monday, April 22, 8:15 p. m. Adnlta, M«. Tai 8«—Total 45e. Referred Se»U 12c, Tax 3t— T»U1, lie. Children's Beats IZe, Tax Jc, Tvtal, 15«- Reaervcd Scats on Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday From 6 p. m. on $ 95" GAS RANGES for Bottle Gas or Butane sold 5= an tn of th"- P»r"l(> foasf. T»ao Ti»>n in pvirt in^t R»v»n l «nd. »'as the onlv n»eher in vb n-hn, had 3 n-inpin^ r tho hard to bec^. ,. tooolnf thorn tn Oaf. |*mes and shutting them nmer BIOTA 'Rorti •Durr"tt fortunate. The "'- on Wm Vi 1 ' Apartment size Four iop burners Full si/.c oven Full porcelain '59 50 TAG MATCH Harrel anti Lawson ' •n. Canny and Newman Also 2 One-Fall 30-Minute Matches LEO NEWMAN vs. HENRY HARREL BUCK LAWSON vs. WM. CANNY a tube CLARKE HARDWARE CO. Phone 11 Steele, Mo. PLANTING SEED! Delta linlcd Pine 11 Colton Seed. Dc- Ceresan treated 100 \h. These seeds showed less 50'/; Germination. POULTRY FRESH DRESSED DAILY FRYERS CUT UP Buy the entire Fowl nr Just the Pieces You Want Ask Us for Our FRKSU Infertile Yard Eggs. Garden-Fresh Produce Received Daily We Stock a Wide Variety of Pickles, Olives, Jams, Jellies Cuts and Spears ASPARAGUS All All Green White SPEARS The Variety Grocery— Come and See Pickard's Gro. & Market Phone 2043 10-M Chickasawba Avc. FOR SALE Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes 12 in. to 36 in. A. H Webb Hwy. 61 at Stale Line Phone: Blytheville 711 CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Costs So Little" »<-k Oirir KUrtx »t 1 a. •. Last Time Today DOUBLE FEATURE 'North of the Rockies' with Wild Bill Klliott anil Tex Kilter "RECKLESS AGE" with Jack Gilfard and Gloria Jean Serial: "Raiders of Gl"*U. Oily- No. 2 Also Cartoon Saturday Owl Show "Zombies on Broadway" with Bcla l.uKosl & Ann Jeffreys Serial: "flaunted Harbor" No. 7 Also Comedy Sunday *nri Monria* "Swing Shift Maizic" \vtlh .lames Cruis and Ann Sotticrn Also News and Shorts ; \ New Theater Manila's Finest •< f| Saturday & Sunday, Mat. 1 o'clock Sunday & Tuesday Nfeht*. 5:M o'clock All other nights. « o'eUek. Radio Sales & Service Felix A. Carney 138 East Main Phone 3616 Sales - Phillips KoMnaon Service - Felix Came) FOR SALE 2000 BUSHELS RALSOY SOY BEANS Planted turn State Certified Seed 50 Tons Alfalfa Hay D.& P. L.I 4 Cotton Seed EARL MAGERS Dell, Arkansas Phone 635 Saturday "GUNTOWN" with Kirby Grant Tills Serial and Comedy i il Saturday OWL SHOW 'TERROR BY NIGHT" Starring Basil Rathbone Plus Comedy Sunday and Monday 'DANGER SIGNAL" with Zaehary Scott News and Comedy en for Business!. TAYLOR SAND AND GRAVEL CO. Specializing in River-Washed Sand and Grave 1 Plant and Office Located On River at North End of Bushy Ave. CARUTHERSV1LLE, MO. R1TZ THEATRE ¥ Manila, Ark. Box oft ire opens at 7:00; Picture starts at 7:15. 9th Last Time Today "HAUNTED MINE" with Johnny Mack Brown Chapter of "Masked Marvel'* and Short Sunday and Monday Getting Gertie's Garter" with Dennis O'Keefe and Marie Macllonald CAR $3.00 Per 100 Ibs. Come ond Sec Them Before Buying LIMITED SUPPLY \Vc arc offering these seeds on Jiccounl of tlie scarcity of planting seeds. BRYAN FARMS, OSCEOLA, ARK. I'HONE 760 ]*Y BXl'ERT MKCHANJCS For All Makes of Cars Our complete .service includes . -. Motor Tune-Up, Motor Overhauling UraVe Adjustment and re-lining. Electrical Repairing, Radiator Repairs, and Oil Change. Ikm'l Wait! We will pay you the top cash price for your tar. Drive in today. Get the cash. OPEN 6:45; STARTS 7 p. i AIR CONDITIONED We Arc Approved Blytheville Dealers DESOTO — PLYMOUTH ond PACKARD CARS and carry a complete slock of Genuine Chrysler and Packard Parts SEYMORE~MOfOR SALES H. SEYMORE— Own«r Corner Franklin & Walnut Phone 886 or 3534 Last Time Today ThunderTown' Bob Stcele Syit Saylor Serial: "The Master Key" Also Shorts Saturday MIDNITE SHOW Starts H p.m. 'Steppin' in Society' Edward Kverelt Horlon Gladys George Also Shorls Sundar *nd Mnnday C»n(. Show Sunday 'Meet Me in St. Louis 1 (In Technicolor) Judy Garland Margaret O'Brien Paramount News Abo Shorts

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