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PACT BIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 1949 H of man Replaces Rigney for Giants Yankees Woodling, Bauer to Alternate In DiMaggio's Spot KNOXVILLE, Tenn,, April 13. W> —Bob Hofman, highly-touted rookie second base candidate of the New York Giants, Is slated to open ; the regular season at that position. . Hofman, who got his chance when Bill Plgney was hurt, has : made the most of his opportunity Up from Sioux City of the Class A Western League, Hofman Is good on making a dourjleplay, hils well and often and is a holler guy. TERRE HAUTE, Ind., April 13 (3>j—Hank Bauer and Gene Woodling will alternate In center field lor the New York Yankees until th return of Joe DIMnffglo. DiMagelo, who Jlew from For Worth, Tex., to Baltimore yesler day to have his Injured right nee examined, will miss 111'! Yanks' op enlng game. Bauer, up from Kansas City, wil be used against lefthanders. Woodling, purchased on a conditional basis from San Francisco, will operate against righthanders. •xhibiticn taseball Results By <h« Associated Press Chicago (N) 4 s t- Lou' 5 <N ' "< night). Boston (A) 10 Baltimore <IU 4 St. Louis (A) 4 Sherman-Dcnnl- son (BSL) 2. New York (A) 10 Fort Worth ITL.) 0. Philadelphia <N) 4 Cincinnati IN) 0 (Other games cancelled, rain and vet grounds) Following Dad's Footsteps BALTIMORE, April 13. lift— Rain has knocked the pitching plans of Brooklyn Dodger Manager Burt Shotten out of gear. Rained out the past two days, Shotteu will shoot Ralph Branca, Joe Hattcn and Jack Banta against Baltimore today. Shotten had scheduled the three pitchers for route-going Jobs but the rains spoiled the plan. , KNOXVIL.LE. Tcnn., April 13. —With 201,000 attendance for the grapefruit season already marked up, the. Cleveland Indians are shooting for a new exhibition record before the spring sensou ends in New York Sunday. The New York Yankees drew 225,000 In 1946 for an unofficial spring record, with five games remaining with the Slants— the last two to be played In New York Ihis week end— a total attendance of 250.000 might be reached by the Tribe. At least 6,000 fans were disappointed in Jackson. Miss., yesterday when the Indians-Giants game was postponed because of rain. Steve Gromek and Boh Lemon are scheduled to pitch for the Tribe here today. HOUSTON, Tex., April 13. WV- The Chicago Cubs, usually a soft touch for Harry (The Cat) Brecheen, walloped him for 11 hits In seven innings yesterday (o earn a •4-0 decision over the St. Louis Cards. Brecheen allowed nine hits and four runs in the first four Innings «nd then settled down. He left the game after pitching seven Innings. The Card hurler also handed out three walks and committed one error. His lifetime record against the Cnbs Is 23 victories and six losses. Last year, it was four triumphs and one defeat. But Brecheen hasn't only had trouble against the Cubs this year. In 23 exhibition Innings, he's allowed 11 runs and 28 hits and has Tron only one game. Porterfield Hurls No-Hitter For Yankees TERRK HAUTE, Ind., April 13. ijfi — There's a .silver lining In every dark cloud and In the case o! the New York Yankc.s the silver limns is sophomore Bob Portc>r/ie]<l, w now has pitched 15 2;3 hille.ss_in- PorU'Hicld lifted some ol Inn gloom lli.it ciuliroiided the Yankee puiiy at Port Worth, Tex., yesterday ovu the departure of Joe Dl- Mr.gf'.f- DiMaggto. key to Yankee Hag hopes, left the team lor Baltimore for another examination of 1m troublesome right heel. The 24-ycar-oIii pitcher carved a 10-0 no-hit, no-run triumph over Port Worth of the Texas League yesterday in F\>rt Worth. The was called alter eight innings to allow the Yanks to entrain for Torre Haute, where they will meet Ihc local Three-Eye League team today. Porterfield, who pitched a 2-0 one-hitter against the Cincinnati Rods his lust time out, laced only 27 Cats, three above the minimum. The bis righthander, fanned seven and walked two. The other Cat got on ha. c ,c via an error by Shortstop Jeiry Colwnan. Coleman nton- cd for his mlscue with a three-run homer in the seventh inning. The masterpiece was the first In sprtnp vlr>y since Mnrry Dlckson. then with the St. Louis Cardinals. pitched a 1-0 no-hit no-run triumph over the Yanks last March 30 at St. PcicM'shnnr. Fin, Althowh called up by Yanks In August Inst year from Newark. Porterfield led the International League in .shntoul.s with six and ix>stcd the best earned run mark 2.17. He won 15 and lost six fo Newark and captured five rvnr dropped three for the Yanks. The Yankee mouud hope started out as a catcher on his school team. Then one day thi. pitcher hr was handling got Into a Jam and the coach sent Bob to the rescue. Porterfield laced nine hat Philadelphia A's 14-gamc winner, Joe Colcinan, and son. Joe. Jr.. take to the mound during workout at West Palm Beach, Kla. Junior possesses the biy right-handers follow .through. DiMaggio's Heel Again Sends Him To Johns Hopkins BALTIMORE, April 13. iit'l— Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeons prepared to take another look today at Joe DIMasBlo's heel—the heel which means so much to the New York Yankees' pennant chanties. The bii; slusgnr may lie here for 0 days or more. He will be lost o Ills club for the season cnrtnln- -al.ser ncxl Tuesday—but Joe has 10 thoughts of retiring from the game. When he checked tn at the hospital, shortly before 2 a.m., he said lie w.s "dead lircd" after a flluht from Texas and declined to answer any questions. It was the SlOO.OOO-a-yonr ccn- tcrficldei's littii trip to Johns Hopkins in two years. In 19-11. a bone growth, or "spur" was taken from his left heel. Joe's li.tcst trouble started Sat- urduy at Beaumont. Texas, where ho bruised a thigh sliding into third base. The heel began to ache. Treatment but no operation Is planned Dr. George Dennett said. U. of A. Links Squad Outpoints TCU Team FAYETTIfVILLE. Ark.. April 13— i — University (jf Arkansas golfers outpointed Ihe Texas Christian University team, 3!i; to 21-j here yesterday. The No. I Hazorback twosome of Wruier Marks and James Moslcy scored consecutive birdies on the last three holes to halve the foursome ami give Arkansas the winning margin. Bob Mttlouc of TCU had lowest. Individual score — a G8. <ansas City Sets Yanks' Star Rookie NF.W YORK. April 13. l/Pj—Dl- Inlly Undent Paul Hinrlchs. the lost talked of rookie In Ihc camp f the New York Yankees, will itch foi Kansas City of the Amcr- c-m Association tills year. Hlnrichs. slveu a bonus of around 50.0(10 to sisn with the Yankee or- ;anl2'ition, was brought to camp o help pitch batting practice. The •ecrnit however, was so impressive hat the Yanks seriously considered •etaininf> him. The 23-year-old righthander al- owed only one run in 13 innings in cxhibitioi- games. The Dallas Eagles •>( the Texas League, for whom he pitched In 1MB, scored on Hmhchs Monday to brcr.k his run of 16 con- sei'ullve scoreless Innings. mtjcr Casey Stengel decided yesterday to leave Htnrichs with Kansas City, the club that owns contract. Stengel said he did nol want Kmrichs with the Yanks where he mifht he only the nintl tenth member of the mound staff, Wlih Kansas City, Hinrlchs wil get the proper amount of work Slenaei explained. Should the Yank, need him they always could buy his contract and call him up. Hinrichs was signed by Hie Yank after Commissioner A. B. Chandlc declared him a free agent alon with nine other Detroit Tiger farm hands last October. Chandler rule thai an oral agreement betweo D.Ulan and Detroit respecting til contracts of the tcil players was no valid. Hinrichs is preparing for th nlnistry at the Lutheran Concord Seminary at St. Louis. Arkansas Sportettes Bj Carl Bel) LITTLE EOCK. April 13—</!>)— An Arkansas boxer gets his bie chance Friday night. The welterweight feature In New ork between Buddy Holdcrfield, e machine-like leather pusher am Scott, Ark., and Joe Mlgelli of ew York will be aired by a na- onai network. Holderfleld has gone a long waj ncc winning the national AAU ghtwelght crown about five years •a. If he makes good Friday night c'll have the chance to go a lot arthcr. Buddy has done well in his pro arcer, Improving right along. He's •on his last three fights, all li he cast. Mis opponent has quite a repu atlon. Micelli has won 18 straight tlie tcis. fanned them all, Exit Culthcr Porterfielrl. One Dairy Farmer Urges Repeal of viaroarine Taxes WASHINGTON. April 13. «')—A ing young dairy farmer yc.ster- called for the repeal of all re> Fictions on oleomargarine. HP irt IhiU would provide Ihn "Jolt ecpsssiry to wake the dairy Indus- GLADEWATER, Tex.. Apr. 13. IIP —Dick Star wns slate ' to pilch for the St. Louis Browns today against the Gladewater team of the Lone Star League. Yesterday, the Browns beat the Sherman-Denison twins of the State League 4-2 at Slierman, Tex It was the first appearance of major league team In Sherman In 15 years. Schools closed for the oc casion. Two Endurance Fliers Expecting to Set Hew Record During the Day , Calif., April 13. (a — Endurance filers Bill Harris an Dick Reltlel haven't many mor hours U> slay up to beat the world record. They have only to keep the fin gle-motor Sunkist Lady in the until 5:45 p.m. tomorrow to cqu the flight endurance mark of 72 hours set over Long Beach. Call in 1939. Barris and Reidcl appeared wca as they kept their small pla droning over the desert during t night to avoid clouds and sliowc The farmer, Merril. M. Nnsh, of ?ll City, Wash,, told the Senate nnnre Committee that "great umbers of UK tdaii'y farmers are shamed" of some members of the idustrv IryhiK to keep restrictions n olccni&rcarine. The committee Ls studying two uin bill:;, both of which would rc- eal 'he federal taxes on the bread pread. Referring to opposition In the in- llstry lo lifting the restrictions on oleo. Nash said: With proper attention to the [iiali'y and unequalcd flavor o natural butter, while using prope echniqucs of merchandising it. the lairy industry will, under any cir cumstanccs ot lair competition, en joy greater and greater usage of it. product. •Why. then should we continu to hamper a'.ir industry, devote on energies ill a ntc^avdly fashion, an arouse precious public opinio against us . . by pursuing our pas and present policies of rcstric lions?" Minister Holds Lead In Chess Tournament Sponsored by Y.M.C.A. As tournament play nenrrd completion in regular Chess Club session at the "Y" last night, ncv. Harvey Kidd continued to lead all competitors with a record of ciLrht victories acalnst only one loss. Eric Whillcy with four victories and only one defeat mainlaincd second place having been Ihc only member lo defeat Kidd and having stumounl- most of his tougher hurdles. Standings lo date: Parents, Seeking House, Find Cemetery Helpful In Making a Contract SPRINGFIELD, Mass.. April 13. >i_"Any kids?" n.sked a landlord. The query was put to a Westover iclrt soldier, desperately seeking an ipartmtnt, '•Yes." replied Hie .soldier with a snd expression. "Bui they're hi the cemetery." The soldier's wife brushed away tear. They pot the apnrtment by pay Ing -six month:' rent In advance. lien tlity drove to the ceinetcrj picked up their three children, who were i- 1 . oi\ the ruse, and inarched into Ihc apartment. The laiidloul objected to the younsslnrn. The parents brushed him off by. waving the renlnl re- cjpl. : octory Worker Held c or Robbing Tennessee Bank in March ot 1947 Boxer Who Battled 77 founds for Missouri jf/e Dies at Age of 78 ST. LOUIS, April 13, </Pj—Harry . Sharpe, who won a fabulous l6ht of 77 rounds in 1893 and ts- abli.ihecl a boxing record that sUII tand.-s died today at the age ot 8. On Feh 5. 1E03, Sliarpc knocked out Prank Crosby In the 1711) round n a picnlt: grove at Nameoki, 111-, —for the Missouri lightweight title Boxing was Illegal at the time. To M away from St. Louis police, who nad slopped two previous altempt.s :o havo the battle there was 3 special train for the occasion on a Sunday afternoon . l was 5C years ago. Until a (en 1 days ago Sharpe was active as an insurance man. He suffered a light stroke, went to a hospital, and died at 6:35 p.m. today. ULYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Well, another baseball scasoi cis under way this week, the Sou hern Association starting the fire vorks Friday nlRht. And in Little Rock, which ha Arkansas' only entry in the South ern. the usual dismal outlook jrcsent. The goings-on at Travelei :ield will be advertised as Class AA baseball, bill the fans may not he able to tell by looking unless the Rocks latch onto some talent. Ten losses in 12 exhibition games have Traveler fans prepared for the worst. As accustomed to the worst as they are. though, these fans will be tickled to death with any improvement at all. Greek Premier Resigns ATHENS, April 13. ifl>>—Premtei Themisti'kles SophoulLs has tendered hjs resignation to King Paul The king immediately asked hin to form a new cabinet. Just as Yankee Stadium is the House that Ruth built, you might say Arkansas Memorial Stadium is the house that Clyde Scott built. The Smackover flash was a major attraction at the Razorback foot- tall games which packed Jans Into Show Slarls Weekdays 7:00 p.m. • Saturday und Sunday: Contlnuoui showing from 1:UU P-ro. Wednesday & Thursday IDOUIILK FEATURE) "JOE PALOOKA, CHAMP" ivilh I.con Krrol and Joe KirkwoocI 'SAPS AT SEA" ullh Stan Laurel and Oliver Hurtly Abo Sliort tlie stadium last fall. He'll be member of the Philadelphia Eanli wlio'll play the first pro game the stadium in the .stale. . . Am now, promoters are trying to him to appear with Bob Hope the stadium next week. Just a lilt attendance insurance, liuh? Duddy Waller, the Magnolia A. M. basketball holshot, is a bridegroom. He and Miss Rita Davis of Stephens were married April 2. . . Ross Pritchard. the speedy-halfback from Patterson, N. J.. is a candidate for the University of Arkansas student presidency. . . Arkansas State College had planned to compete in the national AAU wrestling meet until injuries and illness wrecked tlie Indian team. . . Does the fact that Clyde Trickcy will be the new coach mean Hope high school will have more grid magic, next fall? DETROIT, April 13. (.-Ti—A 22- year-old unemployed Detroit factory worker v.-a's arrested by FBI agents at his home here yesterday and charged with armed robbery in connection with the S6.(iOO holdup of a bank at Viola. Tcnn., near Nashville, more than two years aso Huiry O'Connor, head of the Detroit office of the FBI. said Rex Maxwell, father of two small children, offered no resistance when he was taken. He was to be arraigned later. O'Connor said Maxwell admitted making a quick trip from Detroit to Tennessee for the purpose ot robbing the Farmers and Mechanic.- Bank of Viola on March 4, 1947. An accomplice was killed in an airplane crash several months, aft er the robbery, O'Connor said. near this city, (heir home port. They relumed Mo'.idrvy from tl first, non-stop round-trip Ilig across country. They hope lo st: alof[ 1-000 hour?. 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