The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1949 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 14, 1949
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TWELVE BLYTHKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, AI'RIL 14,1949 Senators to Open Against Dodgers Yanks Pick Lindell As DiMaggio's Sub; Giants Seek Starters WASHINGTON, April 14. IJTt— Washington gets Us firsl look at H.s 1949 Senators tonight silien tliey meet [he Brooklyn Doclpors in an exhibition name at Griffith Sta- riiucii. CINCINNATI, April 14. f'.'I'i — Johnny Lindell apparently will be the N T e\v York Yatikoes' centcrfield- er during Ilie absence of Ihe ailing Joe DlMaggio. Lindell took over the post for nine innings yesterday as the Yanks I whipped Torre Haute. Hid., ol the' Three-I league. 10-4. He fiiiBlril i and doubled in three times al bat and drove In three runs. HICKORY, N. C.. April 14. I.Vi— The heavy hilling New York Ginnls were still searching today for start- Ing pltehers. clitU Hurt ting, one of the bigsest "Its" of the mound staff, drew the assignment here nRiiinst Bfbby Fell°r of the Cleveland. Indians. Only Larry jniiscn has .shown an ability to pitch consistently gnnd ball in starting roles. Sheldon Jones was blasted for seven liiis including home runs by/Cleveland's I/m Bon- dreatl and Ken Keltncr in five innings yesterday. The Citants won. however. 16-6, scoring 10 ruus in the second Inning. LITTLE ROCK. April H. 1-Vt — The St. Louis cardinals and the Chicago Gnus play the last game in their exhibition serie.s loday. Al Bra/.le was scheduled to hurl for the Cards. Card Manager Eddie Dyer used three pitchers in (he 13-imil»g contest against the Cubs at Houston. Tex., yesterday. St. Louis won 3-2 when Joe Garagiola was walked with the bases loaded. Ken Johnson pitched the first live innings for the Cards but was plagued by wilriness. He was foi- Imvcd by Bill Reerier and Jerry Staley. Base-ball inrrf are high on JJovrl Mi'j nnicin who has m;iclo Hood in c-cntfr field with the Cincinnati Hods. Tht former St;mf<.r<t lifick is so fust he is beinu c;i]k'<l Citation. Cubs Assign Leonard for Tilts with Sox Big Leaguers Win in Games Down in Dixie n.v thf Associated I'reR* Only two at the four scheduled exhibition gnrnra between the JOIN nml .Southern Association clubs were phyrd ye.stoiday. The big leaguers won both. PiUsbin-Bli ol the National League defeated nirinUiglinni, 10 to 7 Chlongo ol the American League defeated the Memphis Chicks, 4 to •2. Hah) and wet grounds washed "it Hie IITO ottier exhibition games Detroit of the American League Kiitnst the Nashville Vols und the •lilllartelphla Athletiw against Hie Atlanta Crackers. Cracker Manager Cliff Dapper has lanicii Norman Hrown to pitch the ojiening Kfime for Atlanta In Birni- ngliani Friday night. Brown's tally :)f Vi victories was tops in the southern loop last year. The cholc hnd been between Brown and Jim Meanwhile, Hie pitching siluatloi at Mobile has improved. Joe Smolko ace of the 1918 staff with a 10- rccorrt and a holcioul all spring came to terms with the Hears. H notified the club he would repor this weekend. At Nashville the Vols roster wa cut to 23 wllh the optioning rookie righthander Tony Jacobs Des Moinrs. Vice President Larr Gilbort didn't want to release Jac. obs because of the hinler's impres stve showing In spiif\B training. H had to, however, because the other pitchers have been optioned—three limes each—and that's the Iflnlt. At Pensacola. the Mobile Bear.s last niKht bunched seven hits and defeated Pensacohi of the Southeastern League, 8 to 3. Slides to Safety All-American Howard Fox, Cincinnati Reds' pitcher, slides safely into third 01 Grady nation's single to right in third inning of exhibition game witl Phillies Tuesday at Louisville, Ky. Willie Jones, Phils' third sacker licit! waits lor Ihrow-in. Fox readied first on a walk. (AP Wircpholo.) Caruthersville DiMaggio to Get Youth to Hear Addcd T~atm«* Out of Hospital LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 11. j M'>—The Chicago Cubs have sent pitcher Dutch Leonard to Chicago to rest for tomorrow's Spring City Series npencr with the White Sox. Leonard defeated The Sox six i times several seasons ago and Manl ager Charlie Grimm figures the vel- TRXARKANA. Tex.. April 14. f.3'< eran right hander can add to the —The St. Louis Browns finished \ Cubs series lend over their rivals, their pre-season exhibition tour to- j Earlier this spring in California, dny with a game against Texnrkana ! the Cubs won two out of three of the. Big State League. Ned Gar- games with the Sox. ver, v ho pitched the full nine Innings his last two times on the mount!, was scheduled to start for St. Louis. Karl Drews • and Tom Ferrick combined to give the Browns a i-0 victory over the GladewateiV Tex., Washington U. Loses Two Tilts to Razorbacks FAYETTEVILLE. Ark., April 14. Wi—The University ot Arkansas opened Us baseball season with a double win over Washington University of St. Louis here yesterday nl- Icrnoon. The scores were 8-3 and 2-0. Sophomore Louie Schaufele knocked a homer wllh one on Ihc third inning of the first game. In that contest the visitors outhft the Razorbacks, but the locals made theirs count better. Tom Porter allowed only three hit.s in tlie seven-inning seconu Grimm also Indicated he will start same. Leonard against, nip Scwcll and! tlrsl „'"!"„.. , „ the Pittsburgh Pirates n the Na- | Washington 000 020 010-3 8 Sports Roundup by Hurh Fuilcrl«n Jr. Bears yesterday. Exhibition Baseball Results B.r the Associated Press Chicago (A) 4 Memphis tSA) 2. night. Boston (A) 10 Boston <N) 10 (9- inning tie, darkness) Nc.v York (N) 16 Clcvehftid (Al 3 Nev.- York (APL) 10 Terre Haute <3-Eye) 4 St. Louir (A) 5 Glariew.-Ucr (LSL) 0 St. Louts (K: 3 Chicago (Nl 2. 13 innings. > Pittsburgh (N) 10 Birmingham (8A1 7 Other game.s cancelled, rain. tionnl League opener in Wrigley Field Tuesday. Mmt Cooper, the veteran National League pitcher now essaying a comeback with the Cubs. Is hoping for a spell ot hoi weather this weekend. The big right-hander, convinced that his comeback is going to be a success, hopes to try his arm ngalnst the White Sox in the resumption of the Spring city Series. The 35- year-old Cooper, who in 10 years in [he National lyairiie won ]2R games i and lost 75, believes his arm improve with hot. weather. "My arm feels stronger everyttmc I throw and it doesn't pain me at all." Cnopcr said. "I'm still a bit j wild, though. It hurt right along latter the lirst operation on my cl- 1 ho\v, but Ihe second cutting .seems to have corrected the trouble. There isn't even a twinge now." Arkansas 104 021 OOx—8 8 1 Miller, Zcis and Samuel; Cox tvid Williams. Second Game Washington 000 000 0—0 3 1 Arkr.nsas 101 Opo X—2 5 0 Roth and Schall; Porter »nd Williams. Only Two Autos in City But They Get Together LITI'LE ROCK, April 14. <ft*t— Members of the Little Rock Lions I Club yesleidnv learned from Ar*"'" i kansas Highway Engineer Alt Joh'n- I son some things about the history ot aulomobiling in the United Slates. For instance, said Johnson, the first automobile appeared In the Uniled States In 1894. In 189fi.Kan- sas City became the first metropolis to boast two machines. You guessed It—tlie two collided. Read Courier News Want Ads Vote With Majority I majority lo reject an amendment to ft deficiency appropi uilion bill. The measure would have slrick- WASHINGTON. April H. tip,— en 52,500.000 tor starting construc- Scnators Fnlbright and McClcllan , lion of a TV A sleam gcneraling ovted yesterday with the Senate plant at New Johnsonvillc, Teun. 1. was not untl 1900 that a motor w as Christy Wjilsh^Jr.. vehicle in New York took a wrong turn and killed a pedestrian, che speaker related. Johnson sMd that despite the high automobile fatality rate in the United .States death occurs only once lor each 10,000,000 highway miles traveled. NEW YORK. April H. M')—Joe McCarthy say.s the only time hi 1 ever hemd of n hail game be in™ called off because of a busted \c.s was the time when Rabbit Maran- vllle suffered n disastrous break in iin exhibition at St. Petersburg, Fla. . . But if you read the New York papers these days, you'd think the Yankees are al>out to cull off an entire season of a dain- uRed heel. . . Andy Tomn.sie, the former Temple U, footballer who was tick el ed lor Ten ton, still i.s with the Giants and may be that I relief pilchcr they need so badly. I . . . Moon Mondschcin. who was ineligible for tack at N.Y.U. all winter, htvs been approved for the outdoor stMSon by the Eastern Conference. That may be confu?iin° ^o some ^ihnols. which don't, distinguish between indoor and outdoor track. Shnrl Cut Tom Dowd, the Red Sox driun- beator, parses on this Zeke Bonura yarn. . . . Seems that after Zeke was .wld by the White Sox. he finished out a .season In Washington, drove t' Chicago and from there trr his New Orleans home. , . Some- oiie tv^ked how come he had taken such -*. rnnndaboxit and Zc:ke replied: "1 knbw my way home by Chicago." One-Al Emite Sports Page Johnny Bulla attributes hi.s good .showing ;r. the Ma.stet.s Golf Tournament party to the advice of Bobby Jones. Bobby told him: "Get it on ths green ES quick a.s you can." . . . Mr.y Elearor Gehrifr has agreed to the n = p of Lou Gchrig's name by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for the "Lou Gehrig Memorial Fund." . . . Promoter of the Notre Dame "Bengal Routs." which drew 18.000 customers in five nights, pop IIB.S done a fair job of promoting big&er .sports events. . . . The Indiana U. track team will pass up the Dr?ke Relays for the Penn meet I his sprinp in order to get its quarter mile relay team into action. Al four I.U sprinters can do 100 yard, in 9.8 or better. . . Gen Bob Ney- | 3 Rookies May Appear 1 In Sox Opening Line-Up MEMPHIS. Term., April 14— HPi— New Faces in the Chicago White Sox' opening day lineup in Detroit next Tuesday may include three rookies—outfielders Gus Zernial and Gerry Scala and First Baseman Gordon Goldsbcrry. Manager Jnck Onslow has Indicated. Catcher Joe Tiplon, from Cleveland, also will be n newcomer in Ihe Sox lineup. Abetted by Zcrnial's lifth Inning Ed Mat-auley, Ihe twice All-Amer:an baskclbail star of the St. Louis University, will review Ihe past bas- kclbiill season at a youth rally, sponsored by the Catholic Youtli Organization of the Sacred Heart ieclory at Carulhcrsvllle, Mo., at the high school auditorium there at 2:30 p.m. May 1. Mr. Macauley, six-loot. eight-Inch honor student at the university, was one of the key figures in leading that team to the Missouri Valley championship two years ago. He •as ' named "Collegiate Basketball Player of 1948," awarded the gold mcclal award from the Metropolitan Basketball Writer's Association, and named the outstanding player to appear in Madison Square Garden in New York during 1948. rle will be joined at Caruthersville by several of his teammates. Also appearing on the youth program will be Father S. J. Guzman a member of the Philippine underground movement that helped reorganize American troops after the fall of Bataan and Corregldor. He was awarded Ihc Medal of Frccdon by the. United States Army in Wash ington, D. C., at special ccrcmonie last July 4. Mr. Macnuley 1 has been awardec places on both the Associated and, Uniled Press Ail-American teams in 1018. and in IBM mid has been 'eatiircd iti IjOok. Sport, Spoils World, Life and Time magazines. He Is 20 years old. BALTIMORE, April 14, M')—Joe DlMagglo expects his dscharge from Johns Hopkins Hospital today—but (here Is still the big queslion of how long a sore heel will help he big slugger out o[ the New York Yankee lineup. Doctors examined him yesterday. They reported finding "Immature calcium deposits" around his heel. Afterwards, D> p . Edwin L. Crosby, director of the hospital Issued a statement that DMagglo. .."will •eceive the usual treatment for this condition, which is seen In many parts of the body. It is expected he will be discharged on April 14, but will continue treatment as an out-patient. "The length of the disability will be determined by the results of Ihe treatment." Heil Saulia Will Pitch For Travelers Again LITTLE ROCK, April 13. (/P)— The Little Rock Travelers announced yesterday that Neil Saulia will pitch for them this season after all, Eaulia, big righthander who ftn- ilied strong for the Travelers last eason, wired Business Manager lay Winder that he will Join the lub this weekend, previously he jad ad ised Traveler officials lie\ vould not play baseball this year. Over the full 1948 sea-son, Saull* yon seven games and lost ten. land who seldom teache.s his football tricks lo other coaches, will hcart'ir.c the Yf.le clinic April 29-30 for his former pupil Hex in Hlck- nian. Quote, Unquote Otis Wile, Oklahoma A. and M. publicitor: "The basketball rules committee decided lo take the last two minutes off a game atld play 'em first." End nf (lie Line Coach Walter Runey claims the greulfsf hazard to thr Columbia crew this season us kids throwing stones irom the Harlem River Drive. . . . Somebody always rocking the boat, hey? SPORTS IN BRIEF By the Associated Press Baseball: HARTFORD, Conn.,— Ted Williams. Boston Red Sox outfielder, hit lluec home runs in team's 10-10 exhibition tie with Boston Braves yesterday. CHICAGO—American release of ticlals conferred yesterday will Commissioner A. B. Chandler litigation against baseball but, dis cnssions were kept secret. Raring: NEW YORK—Fred W Hooper's Ocean Drive was with drawn from the Kentucky Derby. Bowline: DETROIT—The E & B howling team got a new five-man national seasonal record of :).f>83 by rolling games ol 1,108. 1,189, 1,226. A small African plover picks the teeth of crocodiles. The reptile permits the bird to enter its mouth unharmed. homer last night, the Sox defeated the Memphis Chicks 4 to 2. Matt Surkonl became the second Sox pitcher lo go a full nine innings as lie let down the Chicks with seven hits. The Sox wound up the travel phase of their barnstorming here against the Pittsburgh Pirates today. "JEZEBEL" Belle Davis Henry Fonda C.curge Brent NEW Bo\ O|irns Week Days 7:00 Matinee Saturday & Sun da j Sat.-Sun I p.m- Cont Show Manila, Ark, Snows KVfclKY NIGHT -*-m —«l--«-*-1 elodv THEATER * LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME WeeKdnTi: ! :CHI * S:IKI I' 1*1. Saturday A Sunday: 1 I' M Wit]t Cuntinuou: Showing Last Time Today "BLACK ARROW" Mith Louis Hayward and Janet Blair Also Short Friday "ALASKA PATROL" with Richard Travis Also Short Last Time Today "MOTHER WORE TIGHTS" with Belly Grable and Dan Dailey Kews, Cartoon & Short Friday Only 'ISN'T IT ROMANTIC?" with Veronica Lake, ' Mary Hatcher, and Billy Ue Wolfe Also Short Subject Van HeuserT shirt wHh famous one-piece collar Smartejt uhile shirt of all ... tacause of its exclusive, pa tcnl«d Van i Jensen one-[ucce collar. Can'l \\tlt or wrinkle . . . neeits no slanjh lo look slarrhrtl . . . slays fresh and neat all day! 4.95 PAL NIGHT 2 for the Price of I Saturday Only (DOUBLE FEATURE) "STRANGE GAMBLE" with William lioyit "PIONEERS OF THE WEST" with Robert Livingston and Raymond Hatlon DEPARTMENT STORE Across the Street from The Rilz Theater Phone 3149 You II Find Something You Really Need At This BARGAIN-PACKED AUCTION SAL SATURDAY, APRIL 16 2 p.m. & 7p.m. JUST A FEW OF THE COUNTLESS ITEMS ON SALE Bed Ice Boxes Kerosene Water Healer New Hn1l-A-\Yay Hods Ke\v l^droom Suite ' New Chests of Drawers Used Rreakfasl Room Suite House Paint T\e\v Ivilchcmvare I'scd Radios Chicken Brooders Hope. Tarpaulins Small Kleclric Appliances 200 SI raw Hals Men's Sox Dry Cioods Notions Ladies Shoes Money Back Guarantee Everything is sold on a pnsiti-e money-back guarantee. You must lie happy with your purchase. SWAP SHOP Serial ''.Tiingle Girl Also Shorts "RIDERS OF SANTA FE" with Rod Cameron and Fuzzy Knight with Johnny Mack Brown Cartoon and Serial Hox Office Opens at 7 Week Nights Malinr.r, Saturday & Sunday it 2 p.m. with continuous showing. Last Time loduy "SO THIS IS NEW YORK" BLYTHEVILLES ONLY Al I WHITE THEATRE Henry ' Vallce Hugh llcrhrrt RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today "THUNDER IN THE PINES" with Gctirge Reeves and Marion Martin News and Comedy Friday & Saturday "HIDDEN DANGER" Give Your Car New Zip . . with this money-saving Spring Tune-Up Special! 00 Itrivf your car down Krirt.iy, Saturday, or Mon- rl:iy and we'll plve you I hi* complete tun p-up for only $2.00. It Includes a thorcmRh engine Inspection, adjusting distributor points, elfati and adjusting spark plugs, <*hfrkluft ignition timing, eheckiiiR coil und condenser. chcekiiiE compression, cleaning and tightening hallcry terminals checking badrry and line voltage, cleaning and. soiling air cleaner, checking vaeiium and ad- Jmtinir carburetor, and tightening cylinder head x nd manifolds. I) on'I mis.i this sprciiU* $ 2 Friday, Saturday & Monday Blytheville Motor Co. Open 24 Hours Daily Broadway and Chickasawba Phone 4422 UNIFORM Headquarters • Baseball • Softball (Jel Our Prices TAX! and TRUCK DRIVERS UNIFORMS All Colors - Gabardine $12.95 HUDSON Cleaner-Clothier-Tailor Show Starts Weclidajs 7:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Continuon* showing from 1:00 p.m. Last Time Today {DOUBLE FEATURE) "JOE PALOOKA, CHAMP" with Leon Krrol And Joe Klrkwooct "SAPS AT SEA" with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardj Also Short Friday & Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "Dangerous Venture" Kith William Boyd »» "llopalonn 9 ass id>'" and Anuy Cylde "RIDERS OF DESTINY" with John Wayne, Cecilia Parker, and Gcorite "Gabby" Hayes Serial: "Chick Carter. Relccllve" No. 4; Also Carloon

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