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FRIDAY, APIUL 15, 1949 BLYTHEVILLF! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELETWf Yanks, Dodgers Meet in 'Series' Cincinnati Defeats New Yorkers 2 to 1; Bums Beat Senators Ry Ihe Associated 1'ress NEW' YORK, April 15. (,]•)—Thc Ne\y York Yankees, one of the bifiirest question marks of the Amei- i lean League pennant race, and Ihe ' Brooklyn Dodgers, a leading National League contender, open their annual spring series today at Yankee Stadium. Vic Rascht. who won 19 games for the Yanks last .season, was due to oppose Ralph Branca, ace of the Dodger staff. The Yankees lost, 2-1, at Cincinnati yesterday and Brooklyn beat the Senators at Washington, 3-2, last night. Streamlined RICHMOND. Va.. April 15. (/T>)— Walker Cooper was expected to rejoin the New York Giants today after a medical checkup in St. Louis. Larry Janscn, who will open the season for the Giants Tuesday, will get a final tune-up today against the Cleveland Indians. Janscn has been the only New York pitcher to show winning rorm this spring. Home Runs Come in Droves As 15 Teams Clout 30 in One Day By Hen TlilotHr | NBW YOUK, April 15. (,1V—H looks like a sood year tor snuill boys who pin-ch on rooftops around nm]or iMBite baseball parks. Home runs are coining In droves. Ixwk wind happened yesterday, l-'iflcen niHJoi' league teams— l'i f them facing tnnjor league opposition—lilt 30 home runs In cx- nibltion gaines. Four of the clubs hit three humeii in a single Inning. Only Ihe Chicago Cubs (ailed to |Hit the ball out al the lot at least once. Murderers' LOW on the New York (liiinls—Sid Gordon, Johnny Mlze and Bobby Thomson—blasted successive round trippers off Cleveland's Bobby Feller. The Indians letaliatcd with three in n row off D.ive Ko.slo by Bob Kennedy, Jim llc'iian und Eurly Wynn. And (or youd measure. Koslo aclrtcd one [or New York and Lou Botidieau and Mickey Vernon each had one tor Cleveland. All this firliiB look place in Hickory, N. C. The, Chicago While Sox whipped Pittsburgh, 4-3, at Memphis on Ihe strength of home runs by Floyd Wciecl und Cass Michaels. Bach came with one on base. Homers also decided thr issue as Cincinnati edged the New York Yankees, 2-1; the Philadelphia Phils clowned Baltimore. 6-*J, and Tailor Turns Grid Pick Bust a 'Boom' Sports Roundup Hufh Kullcrlon, Jr. DiONVKIl, Api II I ft , l>. -I lurry Bllnian, Ihe little- Denver tailor who was nicked Tor -HI* smts in a r in- lasllc football gmisslius contest last fall. Is Bind now that II happened. '"I'hc publicity und ^ond will 1 Rot out of that tleal has more than paid Ihe cost of those Mills." he said. "Mrother, Is business booming!" Hitman offered a tree suit each week to any ncnveriic who coulil pick the winners of ten football Kami's For five weeks uol a soul Kue.ssed them all. llllinan happily Kave a Mill a week lo tin- tan who came clo.sesi. Then falo lowered the hmitn On one weekend in \\hU-h looilxill rut; phenomenally true In form. -U'J people turned In prrfc< I pirks. Hitman, who admits he didn't sleep for" three nlfiht.s, Mqiircd the cost -if •112 suits at $22.2411. Afiatnst the advice of his attorney, who lold him he conlcl escape Locke Denies His Game Is Faltering; Dutch Harrison Sets Course Record CHICAGO. April 15. l.l'l — The White Sox and Cubs hooked up In ^_ their annual pre-season sel-lo for I the Inspection of home town fans Snuffy Stirnweiss, 12 pound:-, lighter today. Howie Judson was pitch for the Sox in as-signefl to the opening game of the three-game series, i Dntch Leonard had the mount as- [ signment for the Cubs. 1 Randy Gnmpert's slick Eive-hit ! pitching job yesterday gave the ! Sox a 4 to 3 victory over the PitLs- t burgh Pirates and brought the team home with a spring training record of 15 victories and 14 setbacks. Oumpert went the entire nine innings. {, than a year ago, is considerably livelier around second base, and l' l: »» s to "'" for Ulc Yankees as he <!»' when he was leading the Amun- can League in stolen bases. Edge in Dixie Pennant Race ATLANTA, April !5— l,Vi— The BOSTON, April 15. MV-Dead- ] locked in their city series—each with two victories, two losses and : Southern Association baseball pen- one lie—Boston's two major league ' "ant went on a 154-gan» auction ball clubs resume their rivalry to- '"day awl the Memphis Chicks were morrow ' ' apparently the highest bidders. Yesterday, the Sox Braves 6-2. whipped the ST. LOUIS, April 15. M>)—Their long spring training and exhibition grind completed, the St. Louis Cardinals and Browns were hack The Chicks, who play in Little Rock today, haven't won a southcri championship since 1030 and sport? writers and learn executives this will be the Tenncsserun's year Atlanta—ranked as second choice for succession to Nashville's KM through n Ictfal loophole. Hitman Boston Red Sox beat the Bos- announced lie would sin ml back their crown—opens the season in Birm home today for renewal of annual two-game city series. ! Both teams planned workouts at! Sportsman's Park today. The games ! are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. The Cards closed their road tour on a sour nole, dropping a 6 to 3 decision to the Chicago Cubs at Little Rock, Ark., yesterday. This gave them an event split in 30 exhibition games. The Browns won their last, road exhibition game, defeating Texarkana of the Big State League, 9 to 1. It was the Browns' seventh straight victory over Texas opposition. The Browns' exhibition record is 17 wins, 13 losses and one tie. Against major league opposition \ _^~ W011 thc Rame bpUvec|l the they won 8 and lost 11. Texarkana Tigers nntl Lon}>vieWs I Loboes, both schoolboy teams? Long view thinks it was a tie. Texarkatia thinks it won. At any rate, when the pninc end! cd thc score stood 6-G with n I,ong- ingham where about 12,000 fans arc expected. | Another 12,000 probably will turn out for Chattanooga's opener nt home against the defending cham- pins, the Nashville Vols. This completes today's openers. Mobile was granted n rc(|ue-sl to delay its first game with New Orleans until tomorrow been use of good Friday. About 8.000 lire expected for the panic. Little Rock looks for 7.000 today. Umpire Plays It Safe In 'Calling' Close Game TEXARKANA, Tex.. Apri] 15. </P) Braves. 6-2. iiL'hniiUi's tallies come on a iome run by Raw Mueller with a luiti on base. Johnny LindeH'.s elr- iiill clout was the only Yankee counter. Del Etmis, Eddie Miller and Slim <opata Hit connected in the [ourlh nnlni? for the Phils. AM<I Joluiny's one-on bhist clinched the Boston City scrSc.s line for the American I ^afiucrs. The Philadelphia Mhlelics got UUCP in an inning against Suviui- . cia.—by Ferris Ftiln, Hank Ma- jcski and Hnddy Rosar. Five for one club was lops for the day with the honors going to Cleveland and the St. Louis Browns. Dick Kokos of the Browns was thc only player to gel more than one- He got a pair, Al Zarllla. Jerry Piidcly and Ken Wood got one each as the nrowns whipped Texfirknnn of the Dig Slnte League. 9-1. Washington the St. Louis Cardinals nuii Brooklyn were held to one apiece, but Brooklyn's—by Billy Cox —gave tbc Dodgers a 3-2 edge over the Senators at Washington. Clyde Vollmrr hit one for and Redd Schoendictist for St. Louis. put the ?A'A of his Names of Ihe wimie is were, lii a fishbou'l iiucl Hit mini sti giving .suits In the order of draw. To date, he lias suited ])cople — mi »verJH!e of !!i a week. Soon af(er he started the pnyulf. Jit man's dark clnud iiickcd up a silver litiiiiR. Buslnos.s KCCAV by 1rap,s ind bounds. Slnee Inst fall, liilniiin hus had to build two new simps in Denver lo handle the trade. KvcrythinR sure turned out fine," he sny.s. State Teachers Win Track Meet; A. & M. Nine Defeats Quachita PHILADELPHIA, April 15. </Pt— Connie Mack's pennant - hopeful Philadelphia Athletics came home today to open a three-game city series with the Phillies. The As left behind them In the south one of their spring trp/n- ing records of recent years. The mackmen won 20 exhibition games this year while losing only six. Manager Mack picked Joe Cole- | man to handle the mound chores 1 The second came will be played in the first gsme of the city series. I tomorrow and the third Sunday. Exhibition Baseball Results H> Mir Associated Presn Cleveland (A) 15 New York (Ni 9 Cincinnati <N> 2 New York (A) 1 Chicaao INI 6 St. Louis (N) 3 Chicago iAi 4 Pittsburgh (N) 3 Philadelphia (N> 6 Baltimore (IL> Philadelphia (A) 13 Savannah ISALI 2 St. Louis CA) 9 Texarknna <BSI,1 1 Brooklyn (Mi 3 Washington (A) 2 Boston (A) 6 Boston (N) 2 IVv Iho Assoi-liitod I'ITSK Arkansas State Teachers College won n trne.k incetlnp luvnlvinir Ihrt^p members of tin 1 Arkansas Intrrcol- Icgtate. Conference at Couway ycs- tei'tlay. Teachers <]efeaterl with (l!)'.j [mlnl.s Ouachtta. which liatl (ili. and llen- r.soi] State. 2B^. And tn baseball. Stale TenchefK also was a winner in a AI(J competition, trounctllB Arkansas A. and NI-AV'YOnK, April 15. M'J— The Tomnainciii oi Champions l.s try- IHK 1" COOV ll|> II fight between tWO ol tl-c riiu:'.s bud boys. Vince H\slcr unit HoLky Qni/.lu110. . . If It ijw.s iliioii'^li. Jiuk Hurley. l-\>slrT'.s man.uer, hkelv will wind up in a . . Vince Is noted lor hts bllilir m.sri'Biiril (it trulnliiR inle.s :nut Hurley lia.s lo kei l |i wnteh to keep him iir.sliapi-. , , "I luul lilm in luTlcrt txiiulltlou tor the 'i'ony IVLhme tixlil here," suy.s Jack. "1 mil i'lin u)' early In Hie. moinlun. .saw tlml lie ale Hie rinlit Ihlnss :ind did hi.s ro:ul\viirk anil Ills box- t»H .ihci I pin him to lied early al tiljjlit. He was In uri'at .shape—but \ liv,i IS pounds . . If lie flulil.s Cinizini'i it \vill bo the. same tiling iiRiiin. lull tt-hcn ttiey tulk ulio\il SSO.cro you Botta listen." . . . lluv- ley ivvenloil Hint fVxsliT ami Oi'ii- /laiwi fiuinlil oiK-e- ii tluee-round. 'vision a!lair at t.cavemvoiHi. Ka.s. when Vina- went Ilieie wllh Ihe<M] ir.illuas. . . . "Ciuy.s that .saw il .say II w us a U'lTilie. Ill-lit nobody Kol a eent l<u It," ji-i-k inoiined. "Now they're inlklic; a S'ill'1,1101) Rule. It'.s like thai Illir'.'.'V s nher.s uli-ors.'" S[ioil.. Ilefurr Your Kyos The Dodi-er.i will liolil u uieiu- orial service for "Slioity" Lnurlcc. leader ot the celebrated ".sym- S)liorv Ixmd" before Hie npenlii'i panu- al rcbbi-ls I-'U-hl nest 'I'ue.sdny . . . Tiib-tliiimpi'i- Charley <Jalh»- lian of Ni/ire Daiiu-. who wa.s here the oilier rlay lookim; over niraiiiie- rueiil for Ihe North Carolina name insisl.s C-.meh Prank l.i'aliy'l so fai o[I base as .some think In pre- dlcl oi .seven dotral.s [or the Irish next football season . . Says Charley: -rlHil Mhnp of 28 Annies wlfh- (inl a doi'eat ha.s lo run out some tiinr ami we have no reserve n,ui\r- levl>.ie\ behind nob Willtnins. It lie Rei.s hurl, we're tn h-onlile." llnis All, iinitlicra Alnhniiiii'.s Prank Thomas is seriously ill n>;tim and't allowcil visitors. Piiciiris think he will be belli ;<i(k-ll for months. . . Kid Oav- llau l.s buying n season box al Yankee SUidbuii ho baseball is tlie No. 1 sport. By Robert Moore . VIRGINIA HEACII. Vn., April 18. ••Vi—\Vhnt liac huppi-ned to Hobby .(x-ke's golf names? Bobby Locko, the Irnnsplalod South Afrlnin, seetned to ehoke on the sandwich hu wn» i-atlng. l-lnally, be wheeled iiround nud replied: "Nolhinn. Nothing has happened lo Hobby I jocko's Rolf name." l/oekc kept. niuuchliiK on tlml .siuulwloli. Seconds lleked nway In .silence. Then. IIP upokc uuiiln: "It's true 1 don't seem lo be nelthiR the seores 1 Kot la«l year. Why, I won al Chlea^o. t<x>k .si'eond In the Tnin O'Sliantn, the Cloodall, and at Wn.shhiKlon. Hut 1 ean't say dial something.! ha|ii.< k ned to n Binno Just because 1 haven't bci doltiR ns well this season. "On? thins I ^an say. mv pullli inav'be hasn't been as KOO<| There's Hie ehantteoypr to this biKner ball loo. You know F played the snial ball we use In South Adica lor six moiilh.s. 1 am (IndlUK It hard lo nr back to (his laiye bnll aKulu." Locke said most of his Ivoubl was that "Ihe rest of the hoys are just pluyhiR betler." "I jink what Hint llail'lson dli out there yc.slerdny—shol n sever under par '(12, II Imsn'l ever lu'oi tlone hofore -no! OTI 'his course." "•null. Harrison" Is'ur-irti K. ,1. IDtilch) Harrison ot l.HUc Itock, 02 set a new conilirll ll\-c eourse record foe the par Ii9 yout of the Cavalier Yacht and ouplry Club. Harrison's fancy round eauie In e Id-hole pro-ainat'-nr event ol ic $10,1)1)1) Cavalier Specialists Cloll Hirnainenl. Oeadtockt-d for .second placed wtlh 's were Jimmy nemnrel of OJal. allf.; Dick M<H/.. (he linsl pro. and >lnmv I'almi-r, of lladln, N. C. An- ule with Southern Ctliforaift,) ceton, Duke, WUcoiuin, Ptanjjtr&. nit, Notrt Dame, TulUM, CMumUk anrl Army booked la tb»t < Navy's 1949 Grid Team May Adopt 2-PSotoon System ANNAPOLIS. Md.. April 15—(/!')— nvy'ji football learn, loser of eight tames lust scuson. apparetitly has «> much strength tills year thai it, nllilil adopt euemy Indies—the two iluloon system. The middle footbixl] snuncl "will i)e deeper and stronger" next fall, inltl Hfnil Conch Cleorne Bauer niter Ihe mlilshtiJtnrti wound up ing tralnhiK ycsterdRy with in immune against Rutgers. To bnek up this .stftleniont, Saner disclosed "We're considering using the platoon system." The satlor.% will need plenty of strenstlh and dcplli fnll. They tucc mini her "iio-brcalhcr" sched- view man crossing home plate on the third out. The decision was up to the umpire. He went to get- A rule book and did not return. Jim Jeffries Hoi 74th Birthday Today BURBANK. Calif., April 15. lif James J. (The Bollcrmnken Jeffries came up [or tbc 74th rounri of life today. Jeffries, born in Carroll. O-, April 15. 1875, last of the old line heavyweight champions of the John Sullivan. Jamc.i J. Corbett. Hob Fitzsimntons crn, spent the day quietly. Read Courier News Want Ads. M. (Monk-cello) 1H-3. In iinolhe AIC name, the leaKilc-lcndlnK Ark ansas Tcc'h nine defeated Onaclilta 10-7. nt KnsKellville. Dons Add 2 Rookies I.O3 ANCIKl.RS, April 15. M 1 ) — l-'iillbiiek Art llodiic.iof Wiehltn and WhiRhack John Donnld.ion ol Clcor- Klu arc (lie newest members of the Los AiiRcles Dona. The All-America club added the two rookie.i to the router yesterday. eleijt Oenc Sarm:cn. of Clcrmnn- lown, N. Y., fir a 0(i. l^ocke carded a l-ovrr-par 70. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday & Sal unlay "HIDDEN DANGER" with Johnny Mack Hrnun ('lit'In nn a ml Serial SAT. NITK OWI, SHOW ''HIGHWAY 13" with llnhtrl I.nwfr.T iinrl Pnmrla IlUkr AliH> Cartoon Friday A S«tur«tay "DEAD MAN'S GOLD" l.aih 1j> KM * Fu»y 81. Serial: Chapter 5 *t "REX AND RINTt" .. I4LVTMEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE Show sum Weukilaji V.Ofl p.m. Siilurday and Sunday: Cfllillnuona «howlu& from L:l)0 p.m. Friiluy «: hahirday 'Dangerous Venture" i. lib William Hiiyd an "llnpMlung CiiKKldy 11 and Andjr Cylde SAT. MIONITE SHOW Starts 1«:45 f.m. "HIGHWAY 13" Robert lAwtry I'amela Blakt AIM Shortl Sunday & Monday "THE NOOSE HANGS HIGH" Hud Abbott, l,<m CoiUll. Warner Newx and Hhorta Monday: Hhorti * Strtal, Chapter « of "BRUCE OENT»T" "RIDERS OF DESTINY" with John Wayne, Cecilia Parker, and (iRorte "dahhy" llByeM ScrUl: "Oilrk Carter, Drtectlve" Ni>. 4; AUu Curloun NEW BOJ Open. WMk 0*71 1:N 9,1 Mall nee Saturday * Smadaj Sat.-Hun, 1 p.m. Cot Manila, Ark. Show* EVERT N1GBT SuiulHV. Monday and 1'iiesdHy "STATION WEST" i,lt)i Dl.-k I'nurll anil Jane Grn^r WArntr \ew> anri Shnrl Hut. Owl Show at II p.m. 'BOWERY BUCKAROOS' with l.rn florccy anil The Bowery Boyn Serial; 'Mesn*i .Innirc Rlrirn A (ruin " No. 6; Also Cnrtnnn Sunday & Monday "STATE OF THE UNION" wllh Spencer Tr»r.y, Kallierlne Hepburn Kitrt Van Jphnmn fhc New MURR Theatre OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS Sunday, Monday and Tuesday B Give Your Car New Zip ... New Power with this money-saving Spring Tune-Up Special! ILAZING IN ITS ACTION- THUNDERING IN ITS DRAMA- STIRRING IN THE SWEEP OF ITS MAGNIFICENT PRODUCTION ... YES- IN 25 YEARS ONLY THREE., WAGON" Drive your rar down Friday, SrtUlrday, or Monday and we'll £ive von Mils complete lune-up for only 52.00. II inriiidrs a thorouch engine Inspection, arfjusling disiriliiilor jKiiuls, elc.ln and adjusliiif; spark plugs. eherUhiK ignilinn timing, checking eoil nnd condeiihtr, ehceking comprcs- .'Ion, cleanin B and lij;Mcninj[ b.ittcry (crminali, rhcekins baiter; and line vollace, clranlns nnd rcoiling air clc.incr, chcekinf vaeuum and ad- jiislins rarhiirclor, and .(IglilciiliiR cylinder head and manifolds. Don'l miss this special: SO 00 2 Friday, Saturday & Monday Blytheville Motor Co. Open 24 Hours Daily Broadway and Chickasawba Phone 4422 HOWARD HAWKS "RED f RIVER "ANGRY GOD" with an all-native- rant Alio Cnrloon and Late World Friday 'ALASKA PATROL,* with Rlehar* Trm»ta AUw »h*rt '' Saturday "RIDERS OF SANTA FIT with R«4l Cam«rMi and Fu»y Knlffht AIM Ihwi . RAT. NITK OWL MOW TOWER OF LONDON* wllh Haoil lUthbtM and Borii .Kartctt Alxi 8h>rt "Man from Colorado" wllh Glenn Ford and William R»M**' LEA.CHVILLE .ARKANSAS. * No more sleepless nights when you li.ivc a Coolair ! KM A terms. Ask for installation estimate. NOW! BUILDERS SUPPLY CO., Inc. W. H. Pease -I. 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SATURDAY LATE SHOW Startc 11:M p.m. • 'THREE FACES WEST" with Joha Wijne • Sinjrrld Gurie Charles C*bvrn • Also Short Subject* . HOWARD HAWKS'TRED RIVER- JOHN WAYN£. MONTGOMI ftMTCT BfttftNM • JOVINC •MKMMMIiMMMNIM.i Sunday & Monday "SNAKE PIT" wllh Olivia dc BariUM, Mark Sterenj. and : Celeste Helm ' \en,

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