The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 25, 1946
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SIX Braves Display Old 'Card' Pep Sowthworth Has Team Hustling In Victory Over Giants, 10-7 By CARL l.DNDQUIST NEW YORK, April 25. (UP) — They were calling Boston Hilly Southworth's new ball club (Do Cape Ood ~ Cardinals today — ami with food reason. They certainly weren't (he Braves Ot old yesterday when they hotfooted it to a 10 to V victory over the Ginnts at the Polo Grounds. In sial who drove In two runs with timely elugjcs mid scored the third himself on Harry Wulker'.s surety. The Curds jiutde only six hits Inil put them to efficient use. Trut'tt (Dip) Sewell .singled Jiojiie the run that gave him n 4 lo 3 pitching victory as tin- Pirates edged the Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh. He (Save up nine Jills. Jjm only Dan Johnson, who got three, gave him any consistent trouble. The Yankees slugged their way into first place wjtli it. 12 to 5 victory at Boston, They got no help from their key bitter, Joe UIMng- gio. who went "0 for G" but didn't need It In H 15-liil maltreatment of four lied Sax pitchers including stall ace, Cecil n'exl Hughson, who was batted ant In the fourth. Ted Williams didn't do so well, either. The Uosion hitting star was booed BI/MTIEVILLK (ARK.) COUK1KR NEWS TODAY'S SPOUT t'.Mi.VIIK 75 Scored Sports Writers Land Safely After Trip Through Fog runners like a Iraffic cop from the third base coaching spot, it was hard to believe that it was HID Braves and not the Cardinals in the ball game. "We're going to play the same kind ol game that worked in SI. Louis." Bouthworlh said. "Everybody hustles on this club." From the opening play thcv looked nothing Ht all like nil outfit (hat h»d been (he victim of a no-hit, no-run the day before. They ROI 14 hits against five Giant pitchers Including successive homers in the eighth by Tommy Holmes, with two men abase, and by ex-Cardinal Hay Sanders. Oji Hie base paths they cut down Giant pivot men twice lo prevent being caught in double play nets— an old Cardinal trick. Afield they worked their speed hi advantage the other way. clicking for five double plays, one of them a sparkler in which shortstop whilcy ted In three Yankee runs. Cleveland catcher Frankie Hayes who holds the major league record for backstops with 312 consecutive appearances, ended ills string and his successor, rookie Sherman Ixil- lar. paced the Indians to a !i to I victory over (lie Drowns fit St. J.ouls. I^illar yol two hits and his three-' run double in the ciuhlh won the panic for rookie pitcher Charley <)(<•<!> Kmbrcc, who yielded only five hits. ' L . Washington made all of its runs in Ihe cluhlli liinint! tu beat Ihe visiting I'hlliidrlphla Athletics, •( to 2 breiikini; up a Uehl duel lietweeii Senator pitcher. Hae Scarborougll and Herman f Annl i Hesse. The A's took a 1 to 0 lead on Hal I'eck'.s homer in the first of the eighth, but the Senator rally niilllllcd Hint blow. There were no oilier American Le,i(>i:e (.'nines scheduled. Yesterday's star-Shortstop wiii- loy Wielclmann of the liraves, the team's weakest hillrr. who made BV OSCAI! FIIA1.KV (hilled I'ri'ss S|iur(s Writer 1-HXINGTON, Ky., April 25. 'UP) —Kecneland Race '1'rack. a tiny | oval patch of green in the rolling illtie Grass Country of Kentucky. Is Hie most beaiitllul lilt of land In the world. If you don't think so. brother, just try flying I'm miles in !> pea soup foi;. And then, with the plane bucking like a model T Ford, break through these ' ' curling around . see friendly light; |liow to take it when the "fasten belts" sign Hashed on. If dipt, joo Morris ever needs a frleiKi or a dollar, I know where he can get it. There are 15 still- shaking BJ)OI . U , wrllD| . s , , glad to kick in. oh ho w we love that man! He'felt, his way cautiously over Lexington, dropping even lower -ind lower. There wasn't a -regular beam, so Joe simply followed the local on the landing | WJetelinann raced into lei field lo j four sharp sini;lcs ;mcl a sensational haul down a blooper Hint looked j caich of a blooper fly In short left like a certain bit—so certain in fact that the Giant base runner hud already rouiidcd second. Wfctolnmmi lobbed a toss to Sanders to catch him by a hundred feet. The vigor got the Braves nowhere In their efforts to move up on the lending.Dodgers and Caitlinals, however. Both teams won their seventh straight victories to remain deadlocked in first place. The Dodgers made 1(5 hits in an 11 to 3 win at Philadelphia in which rookie Carl Furillo got a homeland three• singles, driving in three runs and scoring twice. Pete Reiser got a homer and single and scored twice and Ed Stevens batted in fout- runs, three ivitli a bases full triple. Lefty Howie Pollet won his second well pitched game for the .Cardinals at Cincinnati, 3 to 2. but lv needed batting help from Stan Mu- lo double H nnmer in a 10 to 7 win over the Giants. Reward Renews Search For Slayer Of Carpenter LITTLE ROCK. April 25. fUl'i — Search for (he killer nt ijoliert 11. Gallman here last March 27 was renewed today niter two sons of the Little Rock carpenter offered a S500 reward for information about the mysterious slayiiu;. Capt. Dobcrt Jl. Gallman and Kn- siKti James W. Gailman offered the reward money after 1'ulaski officers admitted they had run into a "dead wall" in their investigation. The body of the -lO-year-old Gallman was found beside a road jusl outside North Little I!ock. lie apparently had been robbed, and there were minor bruises on his head. strip across Ihe roiicl. .They next. i;uy wiu> lulls me what 1111 easy racket sports writing Is, l> going to get n bust on the bcuk. I lhoU|;hl so. too. for a white yesterday, as the big Hasteni Airlines plane zoomed out of New York with 15 sports writers aboard enroute t 0 Keencland for Hie liluc Crass Slakes, preview or Hie Kentucky Derby, she skimmed over Manhattan, out across Hie fiat face of New Jersey, on over Pennsylvania. Maryland and into Washington. Oreal, It was like riding oil n pillow. Hut then over Virginia, it be gnu to yet a bit bumpy, .some of u.i rrgrcltcd about Ihal lime all these harsh words we hiid written from Mine to time about how this lighter. 01- that runner, was n bum and couldn't take It. There was more Bicen in sight Hum there is in a St. Patrick's Oay parade... Charleston, W.' Va., was a smoky little speck down below when it suddenly was blotted from sight by looking clomls which looked a feather bed stretching to y i i Fix damp woJJs wiffj Koadex Sral nokiurc otti of your basemen) walls Mlh Bon<lcx \Valci-prool'Cement Paint It »m.s will, surlhc-e, closes tl.D tinv cracks t-wy (o apply with brush or spray. Low cost' for Concrete, Sfone; Cumcni or Cinder Block Get your BONDi.X color card ARKANSAS PAINT, GLASS and WAILIMI'EH CO 105 East Main St KUBBAHD HARDWARE Co 213-15 W. Mali! St. MISSISSIPPI rouKTY LUMBER CO. 1811 W. Alain St JI. 0. ROBINSON LUMBER CO :il!) W. Asil St. fleecy like . . t Ihe liorl/on. And (hen Ihe cyclonic roller-coasler at Coney Island j would have been a rest home In compiirlson. The airplane Invented tiuite a few dance steps as cniil. Joe Morris, a former air transport pilot, looked in on his once-laughing passengers. A strained silence had sellled through the tense, grccnlli;l,t..<l cabin. It held that way for no miles, rmd each foot of the way look Us toll. Tile gray was up around the cabin windows ami nobody knew mashed polatoe.-i | radio station waves. And then 15 the wing tips 10 anxious faces pressed tight and |.sweating against Hie liny windows raw the most beautiful s | K i lt , j n the world-Kccncland Race Trnck You could have reached out and patted (lie horses lined up hi the rain for the sixth race as the plnne swooped clown the middle of Ihe infield, over the fence ami on • lo Blue Grass nlrpoi t. nut the sight of that dlrcetlon-polnliiii! race track was Ihe jwrsplrallon payoff. The «'/-|]|nK exhalation of relieved breath came from Grantland Dice of MeNfiught Syndicate. Frank Graham, Journal-American- Jim Roach. New York Times; Jlin'irchin tf^' Yo ' k Sun; Harry Cirayson! Nl-.A; Jimmy Cannon, New York I'osl; Joe Lee, Brooklyn Eagle; Jimmy Powers. New York Daily News; Lawton Carver, INS- ncil Smith. New York Herald-Tribune' Sid Peeler, AP; Art Uiiley. New YorV times; Dill nioomc. New York World-Telegram, and Dob Kelley. New York Racing Association. They were brave men. though because after that, punishment Tony Zale To Fight Rossi At Memphis The MldSouth gains national attention i n the professional boxing game next week with the appearance of Tony znie, a world's middle-weight chinnpion. at Memphis. Zale is scheduled lo rounds iigainst Eddie Rossi, one of the to-) ranking mjddlcweights in New Eng- 'and, former Golden Gloves and AAU champion in that section Promoter Mllo Solomito Man- Phis Legion A. c.. has secured n good foe for Zale in Rossi, who -eentiy dccisione,[ Tony Gillo a lighter i.hat went seven rounds iKainst Zalc in Norfolk two month.; H will be zale's last bout before defense nf ,,,„ , uie Bgnlnsl rj ockv C-raziano. New York sensation, in the Yankee stadium late in July 'ony, who hails from Gary, Tntl Hie first undisputed champion the middleweight division in •iomc years. H c w as recently dis- chnrged from the Navy. Along «•«], namey HO.SS atiti Joe nils. Zalc is n former winner of Golden Gloves honors in Chicago and competition in the middleweight division annually l s for U K I ony Zalc trophy, honoring Ihe champion. b *.v to complete IniininfT an-:l is due Tuesday. The Auditorium big halt will be the scene. Tickets nre on sale they hustled right over to lh c race track lo take some more in the seventh race. As for me. I can report I am llic bravest coward in Hie world. Nurse nan<t m c (lie nerve medicine am turn on (lie radio. I want to hear th= Blue Grass Stakes. Memphis Chicks Take Over Lead Prothro's Men Blost New Orleans, 9 to 1; Atlanta Is Beaten ATLANTA, Oa., April 25. (UP) -Manager Doc Prothro's ,;«' season boH-st that he had probably Me test Southern Association team of hl.s long career seemed more than an old timer's dream today « s the Memphis chicks took over the league | ca d J^N '"£'!" Me "'l""« soundly beat New Orleans. 9 to 1, to move KHo first place with a one'h°u7 lead over Atlanta and the Pdiciiiis. tied f 0 tl>e Pelicans have' )"(-' ai'otiiirt in n i >r second. And not been bcat- Promised Land Independents To Play Locals Bl.vlhcvltlc Independents wil meet the Promised Land Independent, baseball team Sundav with the Promised Land players as hosts. In . die game Sunday between Promised Laud and Go.sncll.-Gos- nell players walked away with a hard-won 8 to 7 victory. Gosnell scored three runs and behind the effective pitching O ! •Sonny" Lcdbctlcr, retained ttieir leacl throughout the game. Leading scorer for Gosnell was M Hall, making three tallies Next was Lcclbctter with two Also scoring for Gosnell were Hutson. Enbanks and wisdom Harold West of the Promised Land team scored twice to icad Ins learn in scoring honors others scoring were Billy Baker, Mullen Ash by, johnny Duclos and ifardv Promised Land's pitcher. Alfrcci | West, received an injured finger in the ninth inning and was replaced bv Baker. ACTION-FREE Militory service introduced many a man to plain toe Action-Frees. Knowing a thing when they've found it, -• * -> slick to their tmart good looks and friendly comfort. The Family Shoe Store 312 West Main Heart Courier News Want Ads. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box ofTice opens at 7:00; Picture starts at 7:15. I-ast Time Today "PEOPLE ARE FUNNY" »i(h .lack Haley. Helen Walker, Jtudy V.ilcc and Ozy.ic. Nelson, Art I.inklcltcr and Frances I.aii R ford SHORT AND NK\VS Friday and Saturday "NEVADA" Moll Milrhlim, Ann .iciTrcy-i "Bic Bny" Williams llHh fliaplrr of "Maskcil Marvel" I'luto Comedy "In the Armadillo" OPKX S:45; STARTS T p m AIR <;OM>1TIONKI> " Timo Today "The Strange Affairs of Uncle Harry with Oeorfe Sanilcrs, ! CIcraldine Fiticerald, Kll;< ij ; Ntws of Ihe Day Also Shorls Friday and Saturday 'Gangsters of the Frontier' Tex Hitter, l);ive O'Brien Serial: "The Master Key" Also Shorts . Anotlicr poiiii hi Prothro's favor «-as t he recoi-rt of his mound corps S'x P«cliprs arc credited with the rlwnt victories the tca m has won thl-s SMson. only Jl,,, McClure .iixl iroiiicr Spraggins have won two each. Any team that can produce six consistent winning pitchers should he on ton or (he Sontlici-n AMO- ciation with plenty 0 £ games to spiire come September Hi lust night's victory. Herman Drcfts turned in h is win of the year, H three-hitter, in tlie meantime, his teammates were pounding out, 13 hliSr i nch , din homer |, v catcher Halph McNair In the only other game ycs- lordny Atliinla dropped a decision (0 ChntlanooEii. S to 2. will, nob Gillian scftttw ing errcctively seven ints Tor his second victory The Lookouts Jumped on Dewcy Adkins for three runs in the first Jnnlnc ,-m n"'? ^ Btr "«W™m and Little Hock at Mobile were rained out. Tonight, Chattanooga plays at Alnnta Nashville nt Birmingham Little Rock at Mobile and Memphis at New Orleans in a double- head er. 1002 'Sit-ups' Is Record Made By Sonny Sti res Bonny Sllrcs, 12-year-old scveii- fli grade student, today set whnt Ls believed to l« a Junior HiJh fachool record for number of consecutive "slt-ups." THURSDAY, APHJI, 25, tO-lO* Too ta«c To Classify , N( . n . „„ devc , 0]lmr] , ts m lini . ell j j western Wyoming showed an cvenj Dealer expansion alter Ihc end ol the war. —\\ c education tests this morn- under Coach Bill Godwin Stires was counted at 1002 consecutive sit-up s before Coach Godwin forced him to stop "He was still going- strong and touid have run the number even higher," Godwin said Second highest number of sii- UDS registered by a member of Ihe group today was 800, made by Joe Tomlinson. strain of keeping his record Intact was putting too much pressure on tbe 30-year-old Hayes Knycs wBtchcd the'game from the sidelines and appeared re- jcved rather than disappointed that his streak was at an end '•It's good to sit down." he said. Lollar produced two hits in three times at bat to help his mates to a 5-1 win over the Browns. He did a flawless Job in handling rookie pitcher Charley (Red! Em- brce. who was his teammate at Baltimore last season. Hayes began his remarkable strfiig-n ,. CCO| . ( , for bolh majQi . leagues—at (he end of the 1943 season, when he handled the last two games for the St. Lows Browns. Switching to Philadelphia at the start of the J04-I season he caught all the loam's 155 ,.-,„,,,., that year. He caught 32 games for Philadelphia at Ihc start of the in-is season. He was haded to the Indians on May 29 when the A's were playing in Cleveland. He was behind the bat for Cleveland the next, day and worked 119 straight games. He worked in each of the team's first four games this season before sitting it out yesterday. $OU HECTSU Long Catching Streak Of 312 Games Is Ended ST. LOUIS. April 25 '(UP) — Catcher Frankie Hayes, his record string O f 312 baseball games it an end, found it "good to sit down" today. Tile Cleveland Indians' "iron Man in the Iron Mask" was replaced by Rookie Sherman Lollar 21 -year-old prospect up from' Baltimore, in yesterdays game with the St. Louis Browns. Manager Lou Bovtdronu said lie had no fault to find with' Haves' work but said the streak had" to end some time. Now that the manpower shortage is eased. Boudrenu said, it i s I10 longer necessary for catchers to work every clay Boudrcau also fel't thrd. Hie The Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River is seven times :is l)i[; as the Cheops pyramid in ! Egypt. New Theater Manila's finest Saturday & Sunday, Mai. 1 o'cloci Sund.y « Tuesday NtjhU. G:3* o'clock *U other niehto. « o'clock. Last Time Today "PERILOUS HOLIDAY" with Pal O'Brien NEWS AND COMEOV Friday "Under Fiesta Stars" Wlh Gene Autry I'lus Serial and Comedy Where Your Flowers Are — You Are! One call to us will arrange to have your remembrances sent, not just once, but month after month. Ask about this plan. SHOP % I.OXE CAR HEPAIR1MCX HY EXl'EKT MECHANICS For All Makes of Cars Our complete Kervicc includes . .. i\to(or Tune-Dp, Motor Overhauling, Hrakc Adjustment and rc-lininp. 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