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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 7, 1947
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FACE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 7, 1!)<i7 Memphis Chicks Rout Travelers A • •.,••'•:•• 6ne Player Drives : In AH Runs for Doe" Prothro's Outfit Cincinnati Reds Show Power Licking Boston Red Sox 9-3 ATLANTA, pa.. April 1. (UP) — Jus£ Ihe mention of the name Roy Bueschen gave Bill Dickey';. Litllc Roclf Travelers the jitters I .day. Bjieschen slammed five mates home yesterday at Memphis ns he personally accounted for ail cf the Ohlfk. runs in a 5-4 struggle vvngcil bbfqi'C 4,900 fans. The home-team ouUSelder started getting i:i the Rock's hair in the third when he cleaned the bases with a double and-knotted the count at thicc-al) Then Buesehen po'.cd a iwo-rur lioiner in the eighth which tewec up Jhe exhibition tilt. ' ,Except for Buesehen, the Travelers played a nice game. They rang tb.e'.bell early with a thrce-rtin liis Inning. Skipper Dickey kmick?d one runner across wilhjft Texas k-ngue: II) his only trip to i lie plane/. Elsewhere, Southern As.sti!.'iatioi clubs faced major league a]);)osili-ji and came oft second test in nios cases. A triple play by New Orlean didn't interfere with the .team rollerlnB absorbed by the IVls at the hands of Uie Detroit Tigers. Playing before the home folks, the Pels finished on the short end of a 9 to 1 count. Pels Millie Triple n-iy Mel Rue, New Orleans' shortstop, started the triple killing by leaping *:lgl> in the air and tnkiivj Tiger hurler Hal White's Waziii.: liner. Rue then flipped the hall to second- sacker Blaisc Danos. doubliu i a i'un- ncr ,and Danos pegged to Leu K'en- secke at first for (1)6 Until out. The Atlanta Crackers tonk it on the- chin ngnin yesterday at home from the New York Ynnkcci 14-1, as Floyd Bcvens and Allie Reynolds hnndpuffed the Southern League champs. The only Cray blow of an extra-base variety was a double b> Babe Elfo in the opening stanza SJielby Klnney, Stan West and Lot Bnsli shouldered the Atlanta burden Alex Kvhsnak rammed jut a double and a triple at Chattanooga yesterday'-and was the big gun h the; Lookouts' 3 to 2 con'iuest thelBoston Braves. Vcrnoii Curti tossed three-hit ball over n si: inning stint for the winners am Sonhy Dixon came on in tile scv cnlfi lo fmlsh up. The win for Bar Niehoff's nine evened up the two game series. * Chattanooga niects Gaclsden ir tesU away from home today. Th Tcimessce-.elub had one less athlet collectingTnear'mbne'j- today. Thlr BaseinSii, : BQgtMoi'em was optiune to Apugusta in the Sally loop. BlRMINGHiAM Ala., April 7.j UP)—The Cincinnati Reds^ who; ilwjys have pitching and rarely lave po'.ver, appeared today to lave ndded to that tradition in lie person of 22-year-old rookie lurler Everett (Red) Jjivcly. Wveiy. who Jjas not allowed an earned run this Spring, pitched six linings of no-hil ball yesterday as the Reds whipped the Boston Red Sox. 9 to 3. The Sox got their games at live-all yesterday by grabbing a 2 to 1 decision hi a ganie nl Oklahoma City, Okla. MIAMI. Fla.—The FiUsbtiruli Pirates, who also may be known this season as "Hank Greenberg ami Ca". will concentrate today on intcr-sifliad pvneliiv following yesterday's Cin-eo'icrg-inspircd 2 lo 1 victory over the SI. Louis Browns. The 10JC American League home Jimmy Demaret Wins at Augusta Choice Tournament Honor for Golfer Goes to Texan By WILLIAM TI.'CKl'Il V'jiHi'fl I'rcss Sports Writer I AUGUSTA, Oil., April 7.-Hiippy- ; go-lucky Jimmy Doimirct lirwrlcd Home for Texas today with p'-rlnvps MIAMI, Fla.-- The Brooklyn Dodgers, en- route from Havana lo Now York, will return to major- league opposition today in an exhibition here with the St. Louis Browns. . The Dodgers ezided a series with SAVANNAH. Ga. -Manager Connie Mack's Philadelphia AthleU^s including bis Joe Coleman who yesterday became the first A' s hurlcrj to pitch a full yame. rwere scheduled lo play the South Atlantic league's fiavamih club today. their Montreal Royal farm hands ; at Havana yesterday with a 0 to 0 i victory behi'nd five-hit pitching bj't lefty 'Vie Lombard!. Highlight of the game .was a triple play by the Rivals on a liner by Fid Stanky. Jackie Rcblnson. Negro ace-, did not play for Montreal because of Injuries received in a crash with Bni:e EiUvards on Saturday. :lsl Coleman. who pitched last ye»r CHATTA'KOOqA. Tenn. — Max Tacon. former pitcher who Is mak- a strong bid for the first base pot on the Boston Bn>ves. was t his Louisville. Ky., home today j vilh his wife, who may have tO ndcrgo a serious operation. The thin sbuUiimw. who WAS Boston's reBiilor first baseman in 944 before entering the service, is ated nn even chance i of winning he position again in a duel with ookie Earl Torgeson. The Braves were unset yesterday iy the Chattanooga Lookouts, 3 to 2. The Lookouts combed MortCoop- ev and Glenn Elliott for 12 lilts while Boston made only seven. m' the Toronto Maple Leafs of the International League, beat the Mu- nlc Leafs. 3 lo '1. at West Palm Heach, Fia. The Leafs runs lo tie the game halt of tlie nhuh inning 'but A's outfielder Sam Chapman homered m a hot but windy Easier Sunday three -strokes jihead of the field, scored a one-under par 71 and sat back and waited without worry to see if anyone could heller his for 72 holes, s^ven strokes foplow par. Nobody did, tillhouitn. Byron Nelson, coming out ot virtual retirement from coif, and the husky amateur from Toledo, Prank SLrarianan, made noble elfort.s. Stranalmn. who made the best scored t.woj .score posted by any amateur in fie In the top. llth annual event founded by Bob- Prelim Match Tonight to Be Grudge Fight A bloody preliminary r . ; Tuc!go match between Hoy Welch uiul Charley Knejic looms as Lli t - hi-;h- llljlil of Promoter Mike M'.'i'urio/":; wrestling card tonight at the AIIKT- tnm l/'Bi'Jii Arena. Kecnc and Welch will (stage Kludge feutl us n climtix of ;i i»i{l mutch between Ruy and Joe VVt'l-.-h and Ktetie utid Stocky Kiioilsj-n which was halted two WOCKS IL^O alter things got out of hand i>nd Kccne .started body slamming a Joe Welch -jn the. 1 cut-walk on the outer cdjjc >i th-: I ins. liny will he seeking revenge- for the brutal beating Kcenc handed his younger brother and will have Charley all to himself in tiu? ring \vhcre lie plvins to even th».' count with him. The fur .should fly. The tug mutch will feature Welch ~ oach at Announces Grid Schedule for '47 CONWAY, A;ui[ 7.—Coach Ivan II. Grove of Hendrix College announced the 1947 grid schedule for his Warnois .today. The ten-game schedule with Sowance «sid Unl- versitv o; Aikansas "13" team be- int! dropped this fall. A stjuad of more than 35 randi- daces are working out under the Direction of Coaches Grove an I Morton Hutto. Schedule: Supt. 27—College of the Ozarks i at Clarksville. Oct. 1—Magnolia A. &. M. at Cojiwav. schedule will rr:en Sc,;ir. 27 when O ;t. "ll—HencTorson State Teacli- the Warriors journey to ClarKsviile c ,. s .„ M.^!-]!;.,. to meet llic College ol the Gaums. I o ., !B -A,kansas A. & M. at 'Ihve.e .schools have been iuldca rj 011 u ;lv have been -.utcled to the schedule .>ncl two di'o;.pecl, Couch Glove said. Little llo:-k Junior College, Aikansas College ot i BJtesviile and Souihwestern tjf Memphis, have 'been audeil to the in the game. bottom half to win the .loues, had a SIB with a (SS ycs- tcrday to tie Nelson for second place. Stragjihan had three birdies In five holes on the back nine but didn't have quite enough lo clip Ocmarel at tlie wire, nut the main effort, to head off Demaret, had ilrcady (In/led--tin; hid by Australian Jim abreast meet; of Demaret at the eighth hole, of i Fcrrier shot four birdies :ir.d four iPlayers who do not stick in ihc majors long enough to quality for an annuity v:iil get ba:-k ail they huvc contributed, plus tAVi per ce]H compound interest. 'ATLANTA, Oa. — The Waslilng- lon Senators and llic Philadelphia Phillies, who were anything hut polite to each other's pitchers ye.~>- • Ferrier v:ho actually drew lerday at Orlnlido. Fla.. will ' ' " here Ionian on Ihe first ' their Hook-Klc scored S'an Spencc with Ihe held ahead of him in th« third winning run as the Senators dc-| round, hut coming up In nine for fcalcd the National Leaguers, 111 the turn he developed the jitters, to 10. Washington helled School- /\ large part of the crowd of 12.'boy Rc.we and Ken RaftcnHbergcrj OQQ w . ls t | H ,,. c l() c i,eer him on at or 10 hits, while llic Phils sol 10, the llln( |, | 10 | P mit p cll j cr .. VOM t <mc . north-bond exiiibilion series, purs to that point, overcoming Ihe kie Earl Woolen's ninth sin-, four .stroke advantage Demaret l>ad Norfolk. Va.—The New /orkYan- tces were Hearing home today us .hey stopped hero for a game with .he 'Norfolk Turs, Yank farm club ,n Ihe Piedmont league. Chunky Larry Berrn paced the Bombers to a 14 to 1 spanking of the .Atlanta Crackers yesterday at Atlanta. The rookie right fieldei connected for Uvo homers, n double find two slnles while Johnny" Lindell picked up three hits to stretc! his hilling streak through six straight games. Floyd Sevens yielded the lone Atlanta run during r six-inning stretch and Allic Uey holds finished the game. Si^Grade School FqofBg]i; Teqms Compel Tockiy Coach Bill Godwin, director of the grammer school fool-bull league i announced today that games that- were scheduled for l^i-idny nf ternooi] and night, but were postponed "diie to Friday being a religious hbli'dixy, will "be played this afternoon nnd tonight. The Yarbro Hazoilxicks': will' meet Central at 4:0(1 this afternoon with Siid'otiry Bulldogs meeting Catholic at f:Cp and Ihe Green Wnvcs meeting Lange at 8:00 tonight. nfelies, Jcbo Newsom on. incliuling three homers, off Walter Master- tive]- par on tluit oiie ajid blew cotn- -PHREVBPORT, Li.—The Chicag. White Sox were scheduled agains the Shrevevort Icam here today at tcr routing the Dallas Rebels, 14 li B yesterday at Dallas. Tall Loyd Christopher, bntllln. for o regular outfield post \vith| the pnie hopn. smashed out t-\vo| 'ihomc rims while leading a 22-htt attack anfiinsl Dallas. TnficHVer Cn'ss Michnels also nrcoimted for n homer, his fourth of the training season. HOUSTON. Tex. — The world's Champion St. Louis Cardinals, who pparenlly entered Texas without their press notices, will try to put (heir HonsUin farm club in its ilacc today. A crowd of 11.551! walcbed the Texas leaguers cic- Cent the major league champs yesterday 3 to 2. Card riehthandcr George Mun- held Houston to three hits hij the first six innings hut the Bufis, got lo veteran Mui-ry Diekson for two runs in the seventh and the winning (ally in the ciiihlh. Ilu^h East nnrt Adrian Bccvs liinitca the Cards to six hits. St. Louis outfielder Terry Moore, who had a nosl-season operation on his knee last Pall, returned to tlie lineup for the first time and played the full game. Rose Resigns University Athletic Post PL, Smith. 'Ark.--Bill who hails from nearby Voiselle. Mustang. was expected to take Ibe mound today lor the New Yorlt Giants in | another game with tlie Cleveland Indians Voiselle will attempt lo pitch the Gianls bach into Ihe lead of their series .with the Indians since the American Leaguers knotted the plctcly aprl on the hack winding up willi old-limer Henry PiearU at 280. The rainbow-swathed Denuirel'i most prosperous pro of the winter circuit, picked up an additional $2,500, hut more than money is at stake in Ihe Masters, the one event that brings out all the Kreat names In golf, and for Demaret It was hi;; second 'victory in llie classic. He won with 280 in 1!)40. heathi;; Lloyd Man- Krnra, present. U. S. Open champ, by four .strokes. Ben Hoyan, who won the most swag last year but has slumped in Ihe face- of Demarel's red-hot, performance since New Year's, wound up in a 28-1 tie with Harold Uug) McSpaden. Nelson Blabbed the $1.500 second prize since Amateur Frank Stranahan doesn't belong to the money- taking bracket. (He doesn't iwd to) llogan and McSpaden spli' the S.1,800 third anil fourth-place m Ferrier and Picard split roughly 51,500 for their tie for mill. Others in the i*jney ,and their total scores, were: Ed (Porky) Oliver of Wilm- m;ton. Del.; Dick Metx of Chicago; Chandler Harper of Portsmouth, Vn.: Lloyd Ma'ugrum of Chicago nnd Tony Penna of Cincinnati, all Hc'.i at 287 for S335 apiece. on length of player.-;, coaches, and trainers. Th retirement age will bs EO, but _ for those new over 40 it will be' 10 years after they join the ptan. These now over CO will be eligible after only Jive years. Players will make yearly payments ranging Irom £4^45 loi 1 those with less than 87 day:; of service to $454.75 for lull season and Joe Wolfe pitted against Kecnc ! player.; with more than cight-ano- and Lefty Pacer. The highlight | u-half years service. After a player of this duel will again fall on Weld) i has contiibuu-d S2,5:o, his yearly and Keene. provided they survive contribution will be held to $250. the preliminary massacre that is expected to lake place. Pac-.-r and Wolfe will only be Innocent Bystanders, but in all probability will come in for their share of blow:;. Hoth Welch and Keene are noted for their tempers. Welch has a knack of bouncing pop bottk-s, chairs or most anything that is movable, oil the head of his oppi- nent when they yet to playing rough. [ The fiery tempered Irishman was originally teamed with his brother Joe in a winner-take-all, Tvxas- rnle K' udge-batlle with Keene and Kncilsen. a repeat performance of the match that was stopnerj. Ciit, due lo Kneilsen's demands lor a $250 guarantee for his part, the match was called olf. In the other preliminary match, Pacer and Wolfe will tanp,].} while l^ie smoke from Ihe first prelim clears away so that fans can see Welch and Keene continue their duel in Hie main event. Starting time for the O.'t. 23 Cspe Giiardeau Stale Teachers at Conwuy. Nov. 1—Southwestern at Memphis. Nov. 3—Oiiariiita at Conway. 'Nov. 15 Arkansas College at lo qualified Bati'svilli 1 . Nov. 21—Little Rock Junior Collese at Little Rock. Nov. 27—Arkansas Tcsli at Conway. FOR SALE Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes 12 in. to 36 in. A. H, Webb Hwy (il at Stale Line I'lumc Klvthcville 714 Baseball llamu'il It is against the law to play baseball on many of the finest diamonds in the city of Milwaukee, Wise. An old law prohibiting base- bali on public, playgrounds never has been repealed. The University oi Oklahoma's library treasure room contains eight books printed before 1500 A. U. tonight 1ms been changed to 3: Referee Meroney said, and wDl continue at this time until further notice. From where I sit ...Ay Joe Marsh A Correction! * As a writer I sometimes nialce mistakes. And whrn 1 iln nuiUo one, I'm mighty glad to publish iv correction. * That's why . ,. when I hear the Prohibitionists saying that the licensed" sale of beer and ale costs the country money, I think a cor- Tection ought to be made. Why, right here in .Arkansas, the legal sale of bfier and alp produces over a million and u quarter dollars a year in taxes Uuit RI» lor schools, good roads, anJ charitable institutions . . . where- ns local o jit ion 1'rohilntion, wherever it exists, lins brought buck boAkleggers, "holc-hi-tlic- \vatt" drinking ilives, and minior- «tis othor livils that cnn't he measured in duliars. From where I sit. folUs who speak for any liuv have a right to their opinion. But nuliody has a right to shield the facts . . . when regulated legal sales by responsible businessmen pay so much needed revenue into our stale treasury each year. » Remember: Hootleggers don't pny luxes. FAYETT-EVILLE. Ark.. April 7. (UP)—dlen Hose, athletic business manager at the University of Arkansas, turned in his resignation llus mornir.?, with the statement that he was "not adapted lo tin 'position." Severing 22 years of relation' with the University, nose said in a letter to Vice President T. O Carlson that "I feel Ihe bcsl interests of the University will be served by my resignation." lie said nothmK of his fulun plans but hinted he would liki \pain lo become a busketiiall coach Hose was graduated from l!i University in 1028 after starring in basketball, basf'aall and football. He was an .All-Conference selection three years in basketball and an All-Conference grid end in 1027. Following his graduation. Do.-e couched one year at Joneslioro Junior Baptist 'College before returning to the University in 1023 as freshman coach. He advanced to head taskel coach and varsity line coach in 1933. mid 1 coached five championship basketball teams in the following nine years as well as championship fooliball eleven 1 . Entering the Army in 1942. Rose was discharged in ATarch of 1944 and returned to his r.lma mater as head football coach and alV director—a position he held unti making way for John Barnhill ii 1£M6. His resignation is effective JuiS 1. Read Courier News Want Ads. Annuity Plan Functions for Ball Players CINCINNATI, O., April 7. (UP) —A pension plan for baseball play- ei's was working realily today— with the 1C major league teams footing tlie bin for ths premiums and three-fourths of the annuities cost. The iplan has been in effect si April 1. Baseball Commissioner A B. (ijtaippy) Chandler said. The idea was concooteci at last year meetings between . major leagi tntiiinate.-; and players' committees Chandler said the scheme pro vided for monthly payments rang ing from $50 to $100, dependit Let Us Hel;> You— STOl' DRINKING There 1 is no nu'dical remedy for drink . . . but we can help you resist Us inlluence! No cost to you —only co-operation. JUST CONTACT Alcoholics Anonymous liov 87[i—Klvllieville, Art;. It's A Personal Matter With Your Car! I,ike a human body, your car's anatomy is subject (o a urcaf many ills. Don't trifle wilh if for fear that nef.'pct may make a small problem bi£. f'ouie to specialists to have your car's personal problems correctly analyzed, treated and "cured." Ov*:rh;u;l, paintin-; and servicing are our specialties for your carl ; Sales—Studebaker—Service BILL CHAMULIN LKX CHAMBLIN ll.J-118 So. Third St. Phone 2105 R T I THEATRE Manila. Ark. Monday & Tuesday »;:b FHIUP HERIVAlt- RICIIWD LOSS 6'LIY HOUSE IkK iriTtTJiATICM-L FICILilE FtLIASLD IWtCJU* finO RACr-J F-.CIL'at) -"-ORSON WELLES KKO News and Short r, 1947, UnlteJ States Ilfcu-crs Fast-boiling food is no hotte than if boiling slowly, and it take more fuel. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LOWEST ADMISSION PRICE ANYWHERE! Reserved Scats on Sale at the Legion Arena from G p. m. Every Monday M)ULTS 4Se — CHILDREN I5c Monday, April 7 i' 1 "** inriiiicd) 7 ' HOX SEATS 15c EXTRA TAG MATCH ROY WELCH and JOE WOLFE versus CHARLEY KEENE and LEFTY PACER ALSO 2 7-FALL, 30 MINUTE MATCHES Roy Welch \ Joe Wolfe vs. Charley Keene vs. Lefty Pacer Open G:45 p.m.; Shirts 7:15 p.m. Last Time Todnr "EASY TO WED" { in Tnr 11 nic u I u r) with Van Johnson :HI<| Hsllinr %Y ill fonts F:ir:imouuf Xows ami Shorts Tuesday ^ PAL NITE The Tern Asrrs in "Freddie Steps Out" with I'rcddie Stuarl. .lunn Freisscr Serial: 'Mark Armstrong" Also Shorts April 7, 1917 . . . America is at jwacc. Tlic war ycnrf ,-irc behind ns now, hut we liavc not for- p«illcii. Ouii was a bard-won victory, liouglit at an awful I>t ice. \Ve can never erase onr (lcl)t lo the men anil women who nuule \iclory possible. But we can lake steps lo safeguard llu- iuliitc. \>y cic.Ming llic structure tor a lasting peace. \Vc can nuke loiuorrow a better loilay for everyone. Army Day is llie day you can turn your attention to tliote palri»iic cilizcns wl»o liavc signified llicir inlcntion of Inking an active part in preserving llic peace nnd pro- liTling America by proudly donning one ut Liiclc Sam's niililacy ntiiforms. To make ibis po«iblo, llic Regular Army, the National Guard of tbc United Slater, llie Organized Hcservc Corps, and llic R.O.T.C. bavc planned special exercises and cxliibits, nol only on Army Uay, but also ihrongli Ihe week. You can bark up these puWic-spirilcd volunteers and snow them llial llicy liavu your interest anil support by visiting their displays and viliavsiiijj the cvcnls they lia\e pl.iuncd for you. New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday ,v Sunday Bnjt Opens Work Days 7:06 p.m. Bat.-Snn. 1 p.m. ConL Hhowint VISIT ARMY DAY EXHIBITS, ftPRU 7-12, 1947 SPACE FOR THIS ADVERTISEMENT IS CONTRIBUTED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE BY: BLYTHEVILIE COURIER NEWS Last Time Today "Til the Clouds Roll UolKTl \V;ilkpr ami Van Hcdin Also Shorts A Strong America Is a Pooceful AmoTica Tuesday 'The Affairs of Geraldine' ^ with Jane Williers Also Shorts

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