The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 13, 1949
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, BT.YTHEVTI.LE (AnK.) COURIER NKWS PAGE Dixie Loop Near End of Training Player Deals Made As Teams Prep for Opening on Friday By the Associated 1'rcss With the season to open Friday. Southern Association teams : adding the flushing touches to spring training. Several player deals were announced ye.sterday by teams seeking to .strengthen 1 rasters for the 19-19 merry-go-round. The veteran Bobo Newsotn, who has pitched for eight major league clubs, agreed to sign a contract with the Chattanooga Lookouts with typical Newsom flare!' "I'm still a pretty good pitcher. 1 ' said Bobo, who still cocks an eye toward the majors. "My arm tcels gieat and I'm in good shape." Little nock purchased first baseman Jack Saniorrt from N' shville. Sanford will fight It out with Hob Moyer for the regular post at first. The Vols let Sanford go lor cash when Tookie Gilbert took over at first. Little Rock also announced the option of four players—first baseman Doug Lewis and outfielder Dick Gentzkow to Amarillo, outfielder Pat Haggcrty to Durham N. C., mid catcher Him Nelson to Butler, Pa. Pete Modica was to start for * Birmingham Wednesday agn Pittsburgh in the Barons' final exhibition game. In games tenight, Nashville plays Detroit and the Memphis Chicks plnv their parents club, the Chicago White Sox. STJ Sports Roundup Huih Fulkrlun Jr. NEW YORK, April 13—M'l-A i-omimmlquc from California says lhat old Clinlky Wright has btvomr the best "corner man" and trainer the fight game In that section Ims seen In a long time. . . "The boy." says our correspondent, who can't be more than half Ohnlky'.s age-, "has n way of putting It across and doesn't limit his work to throwing a towel,-removing a mouthpiece and giving a drink a lot too quickly like A lot of Ihese so-railed (miners." . . If old Chalky has absorbed Kddle Walker's lessen;: "Never talk to one of your (Igbters because II you do. h^'ll for money," he should be okay. . . Bhllk Onllimk Chief Hostoll. former Harvruf quarterback, and Army assistant showed he had learned one le.sssoi from Biflrl Blaik after he had watched the first week of spiinR foollMl practice at the University of N Hampshire . . The chief sel new spring weeping record whei he' remarked: "I'm worried aboil our blocking backs. They're out ••hnrglng our linemen." Shorts and Slirlls Connie Mack must feel confiden Ion of new stands has reduced the I slue of the bull pen so there's hardly elbow room (in- more lhan our clbowiT at u time. . . When Angle ncrgamn was purchased by litrm- hnin from lolsvllle, he refused sign until he disposed of his olalo chip business. . . Any club wner should know Its hard, to sign guy when he's In the chips. . . )klHhoinu N. has a tennis player ained Charley Cunningham Irom \rdmoje, Okla.. igoKcr Charley ?np'.s home tcnvu) who weighs 'JI16 ounds and plnyert fullback In high choul. The lioys call him "Alice" ,ise be learned to play leiml nun Alire Mmble's book, ijlto'.f, Dnqunlr Maurice (Letly) McDeimott. f.ou- sville Colnnrls pitcher: ''I'm cured of wllrlness. I discovered It Inkes hree pitchers lo strike n baltet out only one to get him out." Clr.inlii, ti M . Cull Old llnbo Newsom. baseball's raveling man. 1ms signed lo pilcl for Clu\ttantjoga. That must cnn- finn the slory llutt the Lookout, will tie transferred lo Hiwuna. . Hal IlUu-hee. Kansas hnlf-tnileL- wlv helped win Iwo relay titles nl 111 Texas Ifclays, lllerally stopped to pick some posies on the way. Hal gathered a handful of Texas blue bonnets from the slate cnpilol lawn and flew Ihein back lo his givl [rlend in Lawrence. Plenty of Car in a Smalt Package The world's largest Insect, ex- thict for lullllons of years, had a Costing $lf>,500 delivered In Hollywood, this Ferrari spoi I rond i-nr bonsla 12 cylinder! »nd 141) hmstpoww wider III hood, lluill In Milan. Italy, U Is live Hist o( Its type seen in this country. K. E. Johnson expects to hav« no trouble finding room (or liix legs. \bout his pilchlUR staff. Construct- wmgsprcacl of 'J5 Inches. Obliging Great Dane Turns Out to Be Leon JOHANNESBURG -(/P)— Mrs. J. Miller, » visitor from nrllaln. was touring Southern Rhodesia by I'fir when she slopped bfslrie n plnnlKlion for a picnic lunch. A Orral Dane approached and down neaby watching her eat. Sh threw It a few scraps, then took photoKinph of It ami continue her Journey. On thowlnic th* ptc liii-e lo &omr [rlends lalei 1 . she ill: covered Ihc "Great IJane" was laiicr lioness. For SMOOTHER OUITV- SAFER RIDING charge 'o DUNLOP Goto Cup CUSHIONS Ukral Trafc-fe »4 l*i. Ml PlltlUII. Allot I JOLT* m*4 UK fttum* 1IAC1ION. FIT PII1INT STILL & YOUNG MOTOR CO. Wiilnul & First Phone 43.1J iVoodfair r'uim's Kentucky Derby candidate, Sport Page, Jooks enviously at sleeping canine while cooling off after morning workout al Miami's Hialcab Park. Record Attendance Seen in Texas League Royal Voices Concern Over Military Set-up WASHINGTON, April 13. (/P) — Secretary ol the Army Royal! testified yeMerday this country cnuld have sp.ved "over one billion dollars this year" if one man had power f.o riefinp exactly the roles oE the Army Navy and Air Force in national rielense. He said also tha^ America's defense is in worse shape than before the unification of the armed services, because the unification law is too weak. He expresses "serious alarm." Royall offered his savings estimate to the Senate Armed Services Committee shortly after he had branded as "totally incorrect" criticism made Monday of defense planning ?.nd spetiding by former President Herbert Hoover. Hoover had complained of waste, duplication, and l:\ck of proper planning and control. The Army secretary told senators big savings would result if the "sec- re'ary of national defense, with approval of the President" had thft "right to decide the functions and roies of the three services." Truman Asks Additional Funds for G/ Benefits WASHINGTON, April 13. <JP) — President Truman asked Congress yesterday to vote an extra $595.890,000 for GI readjustment benefits. He reoorted an increase in veterans' unemployment. Th^ extra money von 1 d be for use ourm? the fiscal year ending next Juns 30. It would indued funds foi other GT benefits such as education, in addition to jobless pay. The request was made in a letter to the president of the Senate which included a Budget Bureau statement of the need for the money. \ Houston will be at San Antonio, i whore 6.500 are expected to crowd ! into the park and Fort Worth will be at Tulsa, where 5,000 are pre- dieted. : Friday night, Shreveport moves to Beaumont, Oklahoma City to ; Dallas. Tulsa lo Fort Worth Rlld San Antonio to Houston. DALLAS, April 13. W)—The Texas League rolls its optimistic way tonight with game in all of the three states in encompasses. First battles of the fifty-fourth campaign which the club owners i think will draw 2.750,000 paid ad- ! New Athletic Cooch missions for an all-time high will be played at Tulsa, Oklahoma City. Shrcveport and San Antonio. More than 30,000 fans are expected to be in the four parks but the big turn-out is due when the clubs shift stands Friday. Tonight. Beaumont plays at Shreveport. where 10,500 are due to turn out: Dallas will be at Oklahoma. City, with 1,000 forecast; Named at fordyce FORDYCE, Ark., April 13. (IF\ — Gerald ArmalLs has been named head athletic coach at Fordyce High School. Armatis, coach at Dumas for the past two years, succeeds Clyde Trickey, who resigned here to accept the head coaching position a/ Hope High School. r gy FELIX CARNW We can gk« you a Rood deal if you are having a good (leal of (rouble with your radio. Call us for expert repair service. Tlfidqe," »«y> Hannah, "is i gtm where * good deal depends on 4 good dedt!" CXPfRTMD/0 SAtes AND SfffWCf /M BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. O 138 E. MAIN ST. BlYTHEVILLE.ARKvA PHOME 3616 Here's your Smartness in a truly Modern Tropical Suit Announcing The Appointment o* James F. Wren as SERVICE MANAGER We feel .Mr. Wren ably qualified to vender efficient service in (he tare of your car. 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