The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 8, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 8, 1949
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EIGHT m.YTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 8, 1049 Allie Reynolds Hurls Yankees To 6-2 Win Over Philadelphia; Cards Blanked by Pirates 2-0 By Jack Hand (Associated I'ress Shirts Writer) How about Casey Stengel lor manager ol the year? While the wise guys wait for Casey's New York Yankees to wilt, the Yank* continue to knock off the contenders, one by one. Connie Mack's Philadelphia A's were Ihe, dropped live lull games behind Ihe Yanks by last night's 6-2 setback. Allie Reynolds' routr-going performance againM the A* must have been encouraging lo Stengel who kept "Wahoo" iti his regular starting turn despite his many knockouts. + : — Reyno" 9-1 record is deceiving but there wa.; nothing phony about Ms five-hitler at Shibo Park. A two-run homer by Hank Bauer broke a 1-1 tie in rhe fifth to give Allie a working margin over Ion Brissie, like Reynolds an all- star pitching selection. Cleveland, niakinc another move, crept to -Aitlnn a game and a half or the As by smothering Chicago, 8-2, with a 17-hit attack. Everybody except, Joe Gordon shared in the nil parade that enable Bob Lemon !o TOHM home with his ninth victory. llpafncr rii-nl The Bo-ion Red £v»x l rumpled Wash mj;ton. 8-3. ami chased Mickey Heafner nylu off ihe Senators ball club. Ov,ner Clark Griffith, dissatisfifti with Hen filer's "indifferent" performance. gave the lefty his walking papers after a bud first inning. Heflfner walked five', mesneri up Druggists Beat Razorbacks 34-8 Owens Pulls Surprise Move from Cellar; Ark-Mo Tips Holland The lou-ly Owens Dru^i-sts did a turn about fai'c hist in phi and now (hey haw? company in the City Die • nnineiMs, who have been Ijc-^soii by fibrmi every score in i ho book and their pitchers pounded mm-ilcsviy by ibf rippnni-nis in their M' pjfjht panics tins season, got nji oil Uu 1 ha^mrn; Ilooi- to do a. little lion riding the in selves a.s they hankod out a :jl-a drt-i^icii over Lhr: ^' si.xth-plpce Rn/orlxtck Di'lvp-ln nine Nashville Birmingham Atlanta Mobile New Orleans Little nock- Chattanooga Memphis Yrslcrdav s Rrsults a grounder and allo\vcri lead. That was niort 1 thnn cnoiiRh. ' ' ' (or voting Chuck Siobbs in the! ^\ b - v lh " (l bsiscomn Met Hay game that was called at the end i who hl1 . for thr °> vlc » shigle. dou- of the sixth to permit the Sox to catch a train borne. Detroit teed off on Red Embrec lor six runs in the first inning to snap its five-game losing streak with a 9-2 romp over the St. Louis Browns. The Tigers had only three hits in the big inning. A costly Jumble by Bob Dillinger meant four unearned rims. Brooklyn boasted its National League lead to two full games by trimming the Boston Braves, 5-2, in n night game after runnerup St. Louis bowed to Pittsburgh, 2-0. in the afternwn. Hatten Wins Seventh Joe Hat&n survived a threaten- In? ninth inning to record his sevenths victory on the strength of » three-run Dodger attack on Warren Spahn In the first inning. Ernie Bonham shut out the Card- Inabi with six hits lor Pittsburgh's nixth straight victory. Dino Res- b!p. triple and hom^ run. aird .svorcd .six runs in .six limes at bat. the Druggists co>!.bined l(j base hits uiih- 10 bfl-s^s on balls, two hit bal.stncn and 16 Ra/orback errors, to annex their first victory of the reason nftor eight .straight defcat-s. The Druggists scored in every inning but the first and in the fifth they pushed across 17 tallies oi\ only eight hits. Billy Haynes .started on the mound for the Druggists but gave way to Kelly in the sixth. The I wo allowed: (he Razorbacks only nine tuts. Billy Rob Elliott started for the Raxorbacks but took himself out in the sixth with George Pollock taking over. Elliott was the losing pitcher. Ark-Mo Wins Eighth In last night's first same, the Ark-Mo Kitowatters came from behind in the sixth inning to beat t he Hoi I a nd Lions 5 -3 for t heir eighth win of the season against XATIOXAI. i.l'.ACl'K Pilt.sljurKh 2 Si. Louis 0 Cincinnati 7 Chicago 0 New York 11 Philadelphia Brooklyn 5 Boston 2 AMKKICAX I,KA(;i:i: Cleveland 8 Chicago "2 New Vork 6 Philadelphia 2 Boston ft Washington 3 '6 innings to let Boston catch a train I Deli-nit 9 St. I,o"is L> SOUTHERN I.KAGfi: N r cu Orleans 12 Hiiminvham 1 I.icle Rock :i Chuliauooga 2 Mobile 5 Atlanta -1 Nashville 7 Memphis 5 W. Memphians Defeat Luxora Blackburn-Stevens Game With Cotton Pkkers is Postponed The Rlytheville Cotton pickers were i riled by wet grounds yesterday as Ihe results of Wcdnesday's rains forced (.he postponement of their Filth District League contest •587 j with the Blackburn-Stevens nine of 32 .568 j .Memphis. Only one game \vas played yester- ! day involving a Mississippi County junior Legion learn, in that game the Luxora junior. 1 ; dropped a 19-2 decision to the West Memphis- Marion loam pt West Memphis. Two West Memphis huriers. Watts and HcmphiU. held Luxora to four hits while the CrlUenden Countials were pounding three opposing Uvll- crs for a total of 13 hits. Ollie McAdoo started on tlie hill for Luxora but was kayoed in the third. He wns repi-tccd by Owens who worked until the sixth when H to vail took over to finish the content, McAdoo was the losing pitcher. Lunsford led Luxora's hitting viilh two hits in two official time. 1 -: at bat and Floyd puree! West Meinpliis with three isaftlcs. Box Score: Luxora | Stimbauxh 2b \ Garcia 2b ... Leon Ashby Gets Contract With Gloss D Ball Club Leon A.shby, former Blytheville American Legion baxeballer, lias signed a contract with Ihc Pittsburgh Pirates and lia.s been assigned to tlie Battlesvllle. Okla., club of the Class D Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League, his fattier, I. P. Asliby of Blytheville, Route Two. said yesterday. Ashby graduated irom Blyttie- vllle High school in the spring of 1948 and played two years with the Blytheville Cotton Pickers. Last year he played with the Blytheville independent team in the Mississippi County LeaE»e and this year has been playing semi-pro ball with Armorel and Jonesboro. He is a first baseman. Ashby left Blylheville to Join' Sartlesville last Thursday. Up until Wednesday he had not seen action, his father said. Yesterday's Sports in Brief By The Associated Press ' BASKBAU, WASHINGTON — Owner Clark' Griffith of the Washington Senators fired pitcher' Mickey Haefner after Haefner was knocked out In the first inning of last night's game with the Boston lied Sox; said Haefner would be sold, traded or given his outright release. GOLF SANDWICH. England—Sam King of Britain took the halfway round eari in the British Open with 140. Americans Johnny Bulla and Frank tranahan had 144's. foclav's Games X.A'I'IONAS. (IDE New York at Brooklyn Boston at Philadelphia Chicago at Pittsburgh St. IXMUS at Cincumati tAll nipht game) AMKHICAN LKAC.I1E Washington at New York Philadelphia af Boston Detroit at Chicago Cleveland at St. Louis i All night Ramos > SOUTHKRN LEAGUE Nisht Games. Memphis at Nnshvillr Little Rock at Chattanooga. Allantn at Mobile Birmingham at Ne« - Orleans i All night gnmes) i R. Tale .s s j Church ss i Luii.sford c-f Owen Ib-p W. Tale If-u Slovall c-|» Bennett ;jl> Looney t f McAdoo p Hickerson Ib Totals West Memphis-Marion Jennings ss Son-els If Burnett 2ta L. Carpenter 2b P. Carpenter 3b Shecks Ib Floyd cf Williams c Howard rf Watts p Hemphill p telli, the Pirates' tine rookie, drove;only one loss. Stewavt Gurlev \vent hom« both runs with a double off | the route for the Kilowatters and Gerry Staley in the sixth inning, j was touched for five hits including Lefty Dave Koslo had a night a home run by Charles Walker. The Kile-wallers scored three runs n the big sixth inning on three hits, one a triple by Bill Rounsa- vnll. and an Infield error. The victory extended the KllmvRllcrs league lead to one full game over Bythe- vile Motor Company. Gardner Norrid wont the distance for Holland allowing seven hits. Box Scores: Ark-Mo ,.">, Holland 3 Holland Terry If ... i Hester Ib . Christian 5S Kenley 2b Walker nb II .'/ A II r. PricliBKl rr Hayti s All-Stars Fimderbmk AB . 2 . 0 . 2 . 1 . 2 .. 2 .. 4 . 3 . 3 . 2 . 1 .. 2 24 AB . 4 . 4 .. 4 .. 1 .. 5 . . 4 .. 4 .. 2 .. 2 .. 3 ..0 Sports Roundup Hugh FuJlerlon. Jr. READING. Pa.. -Inly 8. '/Pi — Whether the Rliuniha or a reducing salve is the better means of training !oi a (l?ht will be sn tied when Ray Robinson and Kid 0 Gavilan clash in their welter- 0 I weight title bruit at Philadelphia next Monday. . . . The news from the training camps--and not since u i the palnnrV. days of Maxie Baei 0 j have there uecn such a pair of 1 camps—largely concerns those two 1 R's. . . , Tile Cuban kid has been f> f-'oing through his pacr- at 'the 0 Lash Hotel at Parksvillc, N.Y.. and 0 even if he Rcls licked, the management may bring him back an entertainer. . . . Instead going into seclusion. Gavilan lias been the life of the party. ... He eat.s in the main dining room, mingles with the other guests, larghing and jokins alt the time, slays up until midnight or later and he'd do a rhumba at the drop Tigers to Tangle With Caraway's Red Birds Tonight The Annorc! Tigers, riding the crest of a three game winning streak, will go after their fourth straight victory tonisht when they neei the high-touted Caraway rtcd Birds on the Caraway diamoud. Tins will be the Tigers' first meeting this year with the Red Birds who are rated as one of the strongest semi-pro teams in this section. The Tigers have scheduled a re- Unn Bnnie with Caraway lor Armorel Pail- at n later date. Erwin Jones, assistant manager of the Timers, said that the Tigers would lake along Graver Whittle ace hurlcr of the Number Nine Miners, to oppose the Red Birris tonight. Sunday afternoon the Tigers will play the South Blytheville team at Armorcl Park. Midwest Medal Play Tournament To Open July 20 PARSONS. Ka.s.. July 8. M'j— More than 120 golfers are expected to enter ttr annual Midwest PGA mcda] n!ay lournaiuent here July 20. 21 and 22. The pro-amateui 1 meet will be over the Katy-Parsotis Club course. Top money for tlie pros will be $100 with the total prize list approximating $2. 00. Duke C'bson and Tom Talbot, both of Kansas City, head the entry list to date. Gibson is president of the Midwest Professional Golfer 'sedation section. Talbo! won tiiis year's Midwest PGA match play tournament and the Heart of America tournament. Walt Blevins. Kansas City, the 10-18 midwest PGA titlisl, also is entered. More than 100 pros and atjolU two dozen amateurs are expected lo tackle the 9-hole par-36 Parsons course. A clinic and exhibition session July 20 will open the tourney program. Eighteen holes ol qualifying play will be held July 21. The 60 qualifying golfers will play July 22 for the title. N E W ttol Ol*tut. Wrek Oily* J:4W p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sunday SaL-Sun I p.m I'onl Showing Manila, Ark. Shu*. KVEKY MOU1 Friday 'THE PURPLE HEART" with f>an* Andrew* and Richard Conle J( Also Shorls of a hat if there was a hat in (he place. . . . G a Plan's trainer, Mundito McdSne. is a song writer of note who specializes in rhum- 0 j has, .so he can'l discourage the kid too much. formed' exactly as he had been told and won the fight. . . "That punch was worth 5100.000 to Davis because he went on to earn that much." says Johnny. THEATRE Manila, Ark. Totals 33 19 13 he'll never forget as he hit his first two major league home runs. driving In live rims in the New- York Giants' 11-3 slaughler of the Phillie-s. Kosto now has a 9-0 career record against the Phils. Despite 17 Chicago hits. Cincinnati eked out R 7-6 edge over the Cubs on Ted Klustewski's single following Bobby Adams' triple in the last of the ninth. Walker Cooper got his fourth homer in two rlays. It was Nil. 11 for Cooper. seven since he left New York June 24. h's All-Stars Get Third Victory Over Mutton, 3-2 HAYTI. July 8.--A ninth inrmiR i ally by the Hayti All-Stars once again proved too much for the Chuck Hut ton team of Memphis as the Stars Look a 3*2 tilt here In taking their third in a toy f:rm Om Memphis team, the Stars p-jshed their lust mmim run Rrr»:s ! thanks lo a double- by TjOti WSs.% \ ard singles by I^ofty Fisher ami i M'« - tv Huduip-v. 1 Fisher struck <mt K! mid \^\\f. up only five hits in pii Stars to ihr win. their third nv.-r Ihe Mcmuhiaiu; by a mir--nin nmr- pm. nn\- Score: Reid c Norrid p .. Totals ... Ark -Mo Long ,ss ., Wilson If ., I Morton rf 1 RoimsavtiH Moore 2b . Perry l(> . : Roush i£ . Bray :ib .. Ourley p . cf . 25 AH .. 3 .. 2 .. 3 .. 2 .. 3 .. 3 .. 3 .. 3 Travs Trounce Chattanooga 12-4 Behind Piechota By (he Associated Press- | Inconsistency has been the trademark of the win-awhile, lose- I awhile Little Rock Travelers in this j Southern A.widation race. But ' the re's one square-built, seasoned exception—Al Piechota. t When the unanimous .selection i: lot the leacue all-star team goe.s i to the mound it's 12-4 fthai's'lus ] - *TOson record) the Travelers will l : win. f ; _No i 12 came to A! nieht a.s he 1 trmvmed the Chattanooga Lookouts. 1 3 to-2, by -scattering eight hits and 0 striking out ptcht. Jtvck Sattford'a jj homer and Ha! Simpson's two-run 0 double produced Little Rock's runs. First .sarker Tookie Gilberts 18th luMiier of the season sparked the lea cue-leading Nashville Vol.s as they came from behind lo nip the MPinnhi.T Chicks 7 to 5. The victory expanded the Vols' Scuithorn As,soci°Lion lead to four camc-t; over the Birmingham Ba- Sam Snead Holds One-Stroke Lead In Reading Open READING I my Snead. j tront today 1 Ojien Golf Pa., July 8. W 1 }—Samis usual, was out in n the 515,000 Reading tournament, but the Tutnls Onrns 31, Ka/.n Owens . ^o S harks * A« K .1 •I '2 Harry Fisher set the Barons down nn fivr hiis at New Orteaii-s in the Pels' 12 to 1 virlory. The Rr-ar.s of Mobile ch.ised three mrn home in the bottom of the ninth to rci^c the third-place Atlanta Cruckcr.s ,1 to 4. story ot 'the first round came from his nearest, rivals. Since the beginning of the 1949 tour. Snead has won four tournaments, including the Masters and (lie P.O. A. championship and he cave Gary Middlecoff a real run for Ope]) title. So it was no sur- to find Sammy shooting 3033—63, seven strokes under par tor the 6,001 yard Heading Country Club course. Lo lend the field. Hut, it was surprising that Lawson Little was only one stroke behind. Only n putt that hit the cup and bouneed out on thr istti preen kept Little from liems for tlie lead And even more surprising was the third place 65 fired by bis; George Low. Jr.. of Cleanvatcr. P!n. Low, snn of n famous old professional, usually is seen around the tournaments but seldom enters one. MidtUorofT. Johnny Palmer and Chick Harbert were amontf the 67 shooters yesterday: Llovd Manffruni mid Dirk MoU had RR's and vir- tiiallv nil t he stars were among the 29 who equalled or surpasse'd par. Kansas lies In the exact geo- rentcr of the United (i ,uii>liy has tiny s on iL-i feet to buoy > it di'.H.s along in tin- \\nuf Serious Business Hobinson, convinced he's not going to get a shot at the middleweight title while Jake LaMotta holds it, is treating this fight with certain amount of seriousness. . . He moved out of his own training camp, the cabin in the sky and recited another at Pompton Lakes. . . . George Galnforri's- mysterious reducing salve lias provided most of the laugh.s around there, unless you count Robinson's four- man orchestra, with Sugar Ray playing the drums, his private polf pro. his manager for non- boxing business and an entourage which numbers 20 men in all. ; And that reducing stuff had bettei be treated seriously if Ray make.* the MT-pound limit without trouble. He was 151 when he \vas checked M Philadelphia, last Tuesday Rlnw Mr Down Johnny Alt el I. matchmaker foi the affair, just hopes nothing: happens to equal what he calls Bum- my Da vis's x 100.000 punch. Thiim.s like that are too tough a guy's nerves. . . . Davis \va.s to fight Bob Montgomery and for : month he had been drillexl 01 just one bit of strategy. . . . H was to purposely miss a right anc when Montgomery moved in, smash him with a left hook. . . . "Bu Davis never did what he was sup po.scd to," Johnny explain.?. . . When the light came oil .then was a delay that kept Davis i his dre-vjing room and while he was waiting he keeled over in a faint. _ . . Attcll was 5tire then tiiat Bum my never would remember that mnve. but when he was revived, he went Into the ring, pcr- ED SULLIVAN, noted coUimnr* and television star says: SCHENLEY richer, mellower it gives you OLDER WHISKY*' DI cwncn w/HKKV ** PRMF TH!; STRAIGHT WHISKIES IN BLtNUtU VKniOM Tws PRJOUCT ARE 5 YEARS OR MORE OLD 35% STRAIGHT WHISKY.S5°t GRAIN MEUFRAL SPIRITS 10s STRAIGHT WHISKY 5 YEARS OLD. 10% STRAIGHT 'A HI SKY 6 YEARS OLD 15*, STRMGKT WHISKY 1 YLARS OLD. COPR. 1043, SCHENLEY DISTRIBUTORS, INC., N.Y.C, Rare and ye;ir old whisky skillfully blcndcil with pre-war quality grain neutral spirits, make Schcnley richer, finer-tasting always! Kr'day & Salurday "THE STAR PACKER' u-ilh John AVayne €ar(non ant) Serial SalurriHy Owl Show "SON OF DRACULA" with Lon Chnney. . Louise Albrl^lil. and Robert Paige Sunday, Monday & Tuesday Saturday "DEATH VALLEY GUNFIGHTER" uilh Alien Lane Also Shorls Saturday Owl Show "HANGOVER SQUARE" with IJmla Darnell and I.;itnl Creaar Sunday & Monday 'WE WERE STRANGERS' with Jennifer Jnnes and John Garficld THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENOIY THEATRE Bo.v Oflice Opens at 7 Week Xlghls Show Starts at 7:30 Mutinee Saturday & Sunday it '£ p.m. with continuous showing. Frithiv & Saturday "WHITE STALLION" Eddie Dean Ken Maynard Also Serial SAT. NIOIIT OWL SHOW STARTS 10:45 F.M. "THE HAIRY APE" Susan Hiivward William Bend i a: NO MAN EVER ' HELD Ml TEBWBLE s « POWER > '• OVER WOMEN! GEORGE MACREADY-FRED CLARK Sunday & Monday HA««y M POPKINI „..„ BRJAN ELLA DONIW'RAINES "^CHARLES HELEN COBURN-MB? Dial 426 But Office Opens at 7:M Show Stalls at I'-30 Friday and Saturday "TIMBER STAMPEDE" (ieorpe O'Brien Marjorie Reynolds Serial: Chapter 5 of "THE LOST JUNGLE" Saturday Midnight Show STARTS 10:J5 p.m. "I WOULDN'T BE IN YOUR SHOES" Don Castle Elyse Knnx POPKIN- ARTHUR LU8IN I** (,<<*«« bHB Fishermen really go for rhe Nash Airflyle! They like the Twin Bed arrangement, huge Fuggage compartment, Increased road clearance, 500- miles-bet we en-fueling s economy (in the Nash "600" at average highway speed). Their wives like Ihe smort style inside arvd outside, the luxurious comfort, the one-piece, curved windshield on all models, the Weather Eye Conditioned Air System, Coll us to arrange for an Airflyle ride, soon in "America's most modern motor car. IT TWO GREAT StRttS; JUt NASH AMBASSADOR AND NASH "600" Shelton Motor Co. 215 S. Second Phone 4438 Sunday &• Monday CALL NORTHSIDE 777' .Tnmew Stewart Richard Conic* Helen Walker Warner N'tws A Serial haptcr 6 of "BATMEN & ROBIN" BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITt THEATRE. Show Starts Weekdays 7:IH) p.n Saturday and Sunday: Contmuo showing from 1:00 p.m. Friday & S (DOUBLE FEATURE) "COURAGE OF THE WEST" with Bob Baker and Fuzzy Knipht "SARGE GOES TO COLLEGE" with Freddie Stewart, June Prcisscr, and the Trrn Agcrs Serial; "Son nt the Guardsman" No. R Also Carioon Saturday 11 Owl Show p.m. "FRANKENSTEIN with Colin Cllvc Mae Clark, and Boris KarlofT Serial: "Mysterious M r . Chapler 5; Also Carlnon - Sunday &• Monday (I)OUBLE FEATURE) "BUCK PRIVATES CQME HOME" with Bud Abbnlt and Lou Coslcllo "HIGH TID?' with I,ft Tracy I>t>n Casltc, and Jalic Bishop Also Cartoon anr7 I.ate World News

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