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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 18, 1949
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pxee BIGHT (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JULY 18, 19« Osceola Juniors Suffer 9-1 Defeat To Cotton Pickers The Blytheville Cotton Pickers polished off Uieir preparations for entrance in I lie Kil'lli District Legion tournament at Caraway tomorrow by turning back Osteola, 9-1, In a Firth District League contest at Walker Park yesterday afternoon behind tne three-hit hurling of Left Don Bunch. Tlie Pickers are scheduled to nifc-l*—— — th» Manila Junior. 1 ; in first tournament game tomorrow afternoon. The Caraway tournament \\i\l \te for teams In the eastern division of the legion's Fifth District with th« winners to gu lo the NonheftM Sectional tournament at oxceola later this month. The sectional tournament will decide what team in Noriheai Ark- ama s Kill go to the .state lomna- menL in Little Rock Aug. 2-4. Pickers Get 15 Hits Home Run Gives Victoria a Win Over S. Blytheville VICTORIA, July 18 A home run by second baseman Dukie Speck in the last of the mnth with one male aboard gave the Victoria Red Sox a 7-6 decision over Ihe South Illydieville Independents in a game played on the Victoria diamond yesterday afternoon. Speck's Iji)! blow \vas his second Playing by far their best game of tt(« year the Pickers jumped on Oeceola hm'ler, MeH'in Hn.skt'tl, for i total of 15 hits and they gat'e Bunch good backign enabling him | hoillPr 0 ; 1>]e d(lv AMl oue of (|IH to chalk up his .second *in of the j foin . hlls b> , his ]Mm ma , fts Bakej , iincj White each hit one earlier aim Speck hit another in the earlier innings with ihf bases empty. Catcher l.loy 1 Komily, clouted a round tripper for Koutli Illyihevt!lf- v, ith no one on. D. Conner st:uiert on rhe mound {or I be lied Sox l>w gave way to ieason. Bunch, who has bad control trouble all season, walked only six men and struck DIM four. T«d Vance, the Pk-kets' .shortstop and Terry O'Neal the third baseman, lied I o i hilting honor.s with each collecting three '. hits iu five times at oat. Harvey \ L<# Kill, Bob Harrison and Hasketl, accounted lor O.sceola's three hits. Hasketl. went the full nine for Osceola but didn't have his u-ual sharpness that has made hijn one of the most consistent pitchers irt the league- He was in trouble in about every inning and errr>is by his team males hurt his cause, It was Blytheville's best gume afield. The Pickers' infield committed only a few errors and backed Bunch" nicely, tightening u p when Osceola threatened. Caraway Blanks Luxora Luxor a's Juniors were on ihe receiving end ol & 7-0 .shutout yesler- day when they entertained Caraway. B. Dennis burled airtight b.iN for the visitors for six innings before giving way to Pamu Luvora maniRed to get only two hits. Owen, Luxora. cluinker. lei Caraway down with only seven hits. Manila's Junior Legionnaires found run-scoring an easy matter yesterday but so did weut Memphis and the Herman Davis lads -.vound up on the short end or a 17-10 score in another league c-OHlpsl played ai West Memphis. It was Manila's second loss this j Bl ^'' If year 10 the West Memphis-Marion i J Conne nine. Action in the league this week probably will be halted due lo tonr- . nament play. The Blytheville-Uix- ora liH. scheduled for Lnxora Wednesday afternoon has been post- ! poned due to Blythevilie's paitici- j 'J'«ta)s pation in tlie tournament and olheri games scheduled tor that date probably will be postponed also, j Luxora is the o n 1 y Missi.-sipfji ' County team that win not participate m the tourney. Box scores: BJythevilk 9, Osceol* I Hugh Wright in the fourth. Wright pitched until Ihe sixth when he was touched for four runs and was replaced by J. Conner. Lee Weldon. the Red Sox ace uvirler. replaced J. Conner in ihe eigluti and finished the contest to receive credit (or Ihe w : in. Johnny Durlos '.vent all the way for Blylhevillr C. Lutes led Blytheville's hitting; witli three hits In four trips ana 1 Speck and Pete Bennett paced Victoria with three for five. Box .scores: E. Wilson 2h J. Duclos ss Muflf-n 3b Kooiitz c R. Uite.s el Dut-los p V. Wilson !>' Mitchell If . C. Lutes r/ Totals Victoria Bennett .ss . Mann lb . . . ( SUM* 2b I WVIRW cf-p 3b-p White c Bard rf D. Conner p , Cunningham c Weldon p AR . 5 . . 4 . . 6 . 4 . 4 .. 4 . 4 . 3 4 37 AR . . 5 5 . . 5 . 4 . 3 . 3 . . 4 . . 4 . I . , 2 . 0 Stephens'Big Bat Gives Bosox Split Red Sox Slugger Hits Two Round trippers; Cards, Brooklyn Win Hi Jor Rrkhlrr A*WK'lated f'rfSK Sportx Wrll If Joe McCarthy's Boston Red ' Chicks Sweep Double Victory From 'Noogans By the Associated PresK The Memphis Chicks have lield undisputed jxissesston ol the Sou- ihern Association cellar almost sinee Hie Mason started, but they haven't let It kill lltelr spirit. The Chicks have won six tit tlielr Sox fall to overtake Ihe New York i |RM • s<!vc » sanies. Yanke-- IP- the American League They look both ends of a double- pennant smiKKle, It will not be; header from the Chattanooga Ijiok- tbe fault of Vein (Junior) Ste- <>u(s 3-0 and 4-3 yesterday. )>hem. | Third sucker Rocky Ksrnlch was powerhouse behind the double : Hie j win, bringing In 1 pair Dl homers. Ksniich's first six inns with home run broke an lltli. inning lie to give Memphis The stocky .-.hoitMup is enjoying the best year al the plate. Barring hiiiry or a sudden slump, little slug should lead his circuit In the two power departments — home runs and runs hailed in. the nod. He .socked Ihe second in Stephens cunmily is pacing the j " lc (ll ' st Inning of the bedtimer. lield in both wilh '.!'.* tour bangers! Nashville look the opener from and 93 runs baltelt in. Ilis 1 Little Hock. 3-2, when sineling Babe pursuer is tcammatcd 'I'ed Williams.! Barue scored in the loth, on Dob who has 1>] homers and 89 rbi's. liorkowski'.s triple. In the seven- Veru la.-hed out two homers and f """IIR final, Neil Saulia tossed a drove In all Boston's runs as the' 'hree-hitter to scl the league-load- Red Sox divided a doubleheader '< '"" v " ls dow " 4 "'with Hie Indians HI Cleveland yesterday before a erowd of 73,599. The tribe won the opener. 4-2, Slephcns batted In both Boston run.s wilh a homr run and a sin- K\t In three official limes at bat. Hmntrs En Ninth The Bo.sov came nack lo win (he niKhlcap. 2-1, Aeam Stephens BiimiuKllam's Bobby Brake shut out the Mobile Bears on rour hits in the first fray, 5-0. The Bears staged a two-run rally in the eighth I lo win ihe nightcap. 5 lo 3. The contest was slated for seven in- i ning.s. HOW THEY STAND SOtJTHKRN Nashville . Birmingham , Atlanta . .. New Orleans Mobile . ... Little flock . Chattanooga Memphis . , W 56 50 41 41 44 41 3ii 33 Pet .622 .581 .534 .510 .512 .471 387 .379 NATIONAL Brooklyn . . St. Louis ... Boston Philadelphia New York .. Poitlsbnreh . Cincinnati . Chicago . .. I.KACI'K W L 50 32 43 34 .... 46 38 43 40 .... .19 41 38 43 33 43 AMERICAN New York Cleveland 4 Boston Philadelphia Detroit Washington Chicago St. Louis fashioned both n o.slon runs. lie singled to .score Johimy with the tying run in Ihe sixih inning, and won (hr Bailie in the ninth with his 2.1id homer. j The split prevented the two clubs, from making any gain on ihe pare-i setting Yankees, but (tie Red Rox f Atlanta's Crackers divided a double feature wltli New Orleans. 'Hie fourth-position Pels look the opener, 2 to !; but Atlanla rallied for a 6-0 blanking in the finale behind big Al Hodkev. were able (o vauli past Philadelphia into Ihird place. The Athletics dropped lo fourth place, losing a doubleheader to the Tigers in De- troll. 8-0 and 5-4. The Yai-kees spin a I win bill with the White Sox in Chicago. II .Joe DiMajfRio's sixth home run in i the seventh inning gave the Yan- oikees Ihe opener. 2-!. The "White 0 Sox earned a 7-3 triumph in the 1 nightcap. 0 Pan! Campbell, little used first 1 baseman, .shared (he hero's role 1 with southpaw Ted Gray as (he I Tigers mowed down the A's twice 3 i to climb within a KOHIP and a half - I of the Mackmen. Campbell slam- lOimed a home run with the bases H 1 full and added twn singles as 3 Ora.v blanked the A's. 8-0, in Ihe j opener on three hits. The Tiger Armorel Loses Two in a Row To Caraway Nine The Caraway Red Birds made it ivo straight over the Armore] Tig- eis yesterday afternoon as they poundcrt out a |3-5 decision in a BMIIC played at Armorel Park. Piank Ellis, who pitched tor the Tigers earlier this .season, went all he way for ( hc Red Birds out hurling southpaw Jerry Dean ivho went tile distance for the Tigers Ellis *a.s louched for 12 hits one a ninth inning homer with the bases empty by l_e On As ],by. User first baseman, but hc kept Ihe hits «•(.!] scattered. The Red Birds nicked D^an for a total of 15 base blows. ... 31 53 I.KAC.OK W L .. . 53 29 .. . 47 34 ...45 38 ... 45 39 ... 44 ...34 ... .16 ...27 i'ct. .BIO .690 .548 .51« .488 .46Q .407 .369 Sports Roundup Hti£h t'ullerttm, Jr. 41 46 45 55 Yesterday's Results SOIJTHKRN ASSOCIATION Memphis :i~l. Ciiattanooga 0-y 'fii'st game n innings i. New Orleans 2-0. Atlanta 1-fi. Birmingham li-t, Mobile 0-5 isec- ond gatnc 8 innings'. Nashville: 3-1. Little Ruck '2-4 'first game 10 imilngsi. NATIONAL \.K\(\Vf. \ St. lx>uis 10, New York 1 (second ' game, ]'aini. j Brooklyn -!, Chiciigo 3 fseconri game, raini. I Pittsburgh 2. Philadelphia 1 (first i game called niti of five, second ; gajne. raiti». Boston. 5-2. Cincinnati -1-3. PITTSBURGH. July 18. (AP) — When Bobby Locke won the British Open golf title anc. decided to stay in England. It was just another headncl) • for George Sclmeiter, although some oilier goll pros may have been relieved. . . Schiielter is a round-faced, bespectacled, serious guy :i'om Utah who specializes in .landiing headaches. He's tournament director for the P.O.A. . . Bc- lorc he went to England, Locke had agreed to appeal 1 in the fnver- nc.w four-ball matches at Toledo next week, the Western Open and some exhibitions. . . Now the sponsors are complaining and the P.G.A. may have to lake action, . . Schucilcr's theory is that the people who put up $15.000 or so a week for gol! piize.s should get their moneys worth. And one provision .5361 in the standard player contract is 518 that »'lien a golfer puts his name on the list 30 days in advance saying he'JE definitely appear in a Loiirnanirtil, he must live up to thai agreement. . . "One nice thing about golf days." says George, "is thav most golfers' word is ttb- ' Pet .RIB .580 .542 .125 .424 .320 : .Monday Matinee j The V of Pittsburgh, whose football fortunes supposedly are on the i upgrade, has begun a campaign to j sell mole .season tickets than ever i before. The record, in one of Pitt's big year;, was only 9,000. . . Fn(z I Wilson, Notre Dame's No. 1 aluni- ; nu.s in tliis district, is looking for ! big. las', tackles for the 1951 team. j . . . And speaking oi Notre Dame, 1 that "new" huddle which Frank Leatliy just installed has been used at &isi High School In Columbus. i Ohio, for the past 14 years. League Leaders Victorious in Y Diamond Action Tlir: "Y" Junior Park League games Saturday resulted in victories lor (lie loop leaders, David Acres trouncing the cellar dwelling Little Park nine by 24-5, while Yarbro whipped Maloney Park by 19-0 and In the best name o! the day. Lutes Store defeated Promised Land by 7-4. David Acres capitalized on ' fielding by the Little Park outfit to score 14 of their rims In the second inning, when (he losers committed six evvoi-K and issued three walks. The winners added their bit with iix hits in that frame. Leon Privett .started on the hill for LHtle Park hut giive way to Johnny O'Brien in the second Wayne Burnhain and Tommy Mosley alternated on the lull for David Acres. Playing without their regular huilei, Maloney Park's Ralph Wahl was hit freely by the rampaging Yarbo team, while Bobby Smith limited their hitter.? to two safeties in the lih frame for their shut-out [ victory Yarbro scored in every in- i nliig but the 4th and 7th. Lutes store made fiood use of a ihice-nm first inning to beat Proiniycd Land in a tough hnrd- fousIH contest a^ Walker Park, adding two more in the second and sinfMons In the 4th :>ud fnh. Charlf-.'; Duncan went all the way on the hill for the winners. Leo Duc-los started for Promised Land tint \va.s replaced by James Hedge, in the third and limited the Lutes j boys to 1 hit.s and two rims over ! itxe remainder of the. route. i A.MKRICA.V I.KAGUK New York 2-3. Chicago 1-7. St. Louis 15-7. Washington 8-4. Detroit 8-S. Philadelphia 0-4 (second game 11 Cleveland 4-1, Boston 2-2. Mosl Cnmfnrlahle A temperature of about 75 de- srccs and a relative humidity of per cent is most comfortable Family Kxit The Dodgers' publicity Dept. repents that Mr. and Mrs. Alva Wheeler of Miami, former Brooklyn residents, named their infant daughter 'Brock Lynn' . . . She's not rotated to those famous flat Wheeler.-, on the Brooklvn trolley lines. Read Courtei News Warn Ads RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. 55 The flying bird In Amer- for the averaee person in slimmer, ira. says Ihe National Wildlife Peri- according to the Encyclopedia ; eration. Is the i.-mnpeter swan with Britannica. • „ maximum weight of.forty pounds. Blytheville Vance ss .. .. Stires L'b Duclose :b .. Hay Ji O'Neal 3b Holland rf .. Halsell cf .. Shanks cf .. Bunch p .. Totals Osceola Hiil ->b Stevens If .. Spues 3b .. Watson lb .. Shaneyfpli s.< White" c H^rrisoii cf Lang.sion rf Totals CaraWilv "i. Lit Bn.x .score: Lnxcra R. Talc ss B. Tale 2b Lunsforri cf Church rf W. Talr c Stone 3b SUinbaueh l.ooney rf Ciarcia i'f Hickerson Hj On en p AB . 5 . 4 . 4 . 5 . 5 . 1 . i 39 AB . 4 . 5 Total« Caraway Bm rough ss Brewer c ftoodman '»b Miles rf .'.'.. AB . 4 . 2 . '2 . 2 . 4 . 2 . 0 27 AJi . 3 . 4 . 2 . 4 Luxora Registers 1 10 to 5 Victory in iGame With Keiser ' LUXOHA, July 18-I.uxora's independents om.stugged K.'iser here i ye.Me.rdny and came off with » 10-5 victory. I.usora sol 14 hhs while vt^il'irs were collecting ten. McHaffcy went all the wai Ihe hilt ft>r Luxora white Gil; : — ----- Wayne Dill led Armorel at bat i 3 i first baseman then won the second i with a triple and three siui-lcs in 1 same «1ih an lull inning single five times at bat. Ma'cfc "paced I hat drove m Ihe winning run In | Caraway with two doubles and two Detroit s second game 5-4 triumph, i singles in five trips Br.iuns Win I'air i Box score: ! Tlie St. I.oi'is Browns Swept their] Carawiv first double header of the season. I Brooks 3b J takins; two from (he Washington 0 , Senators. 15-8 "-4. Rookie mit•- i fielder Roy Sievers si>arked the O[ Brownie attack with five hits in seven times at bat. Brooklyn retained Us eayie and a linlf lead ovej- nmncr-np .St l.ruii.s. edRina: out the Chicaeo Cubs. •t-3. wiiile the Cardinals were bcal- in» the Giants in New York. 10-1 The third place Boston Braves losl sroimd. splitting a (.win bill with the Clnclnnnli reds, while Pim- burph nosed out fourth place I'liila- I Killonph 2'i ! Ijincl Ir \ \'. Farley rf 1 J. Brooks s_ s Mack Ig ; P. Parley cf •Samiches c ' Ellis P the Totals Armnrel Pearce If Car.son cf delphia. 2-1. The Hraves won the j i-icnY™ ss Dill 2b . .. Young c . Long 3b . Jones if . AH . 6 . 5 . 5 . 3 . 4 43 ATI ,1 . 3 opener. 5-4. but the Reds came back to win the ni«htcap. 3-2. Ked Munger had an easy time °" j winnine his seventh cnmr as his was taaecd with the loss for" KHW^" 1 '"' 1 " 1 te; """' rs ' although he didn't finish tti e sixth mnitie when T. Bollck was sent in as relief. Bolick led Kriser homer arniiiiK his Red Schoen-i (Ilcnst and Kdrtic Kaxak hlaslrd ; home runs. The Cards collected !3 hits. Armstrong rf-3b I3ean p Monday and Tuesday Sunday & Monday . SHOCK! •mul PUNCH/ Bad Boy Brown Gets Request For Grudge Bout Bad Boy Brown will carry his ill feeling toward the Welch family into the American Legion's wrestling ring tonight when he teams with Stocky KnciLsen for a grudge battle with Roy and Joe Welch. The rudge match wll be * tag affair over the 90-minute time limit best two ol three falls route and will constitute the main event of Promolej Mike Meroney's mat program at Municipal Auditoruim. There will also be two preliminary bouts, *^ The grudge bout was arranged w Meroney afier Brown had requested .such a match with either or both of the Welehs. The request came after Brown was ousted from the rin? a.s an official July Fourth when the Welch brothers refused to a mateh if he remained as referee. Brown, a heavyweight, was a top biller several year.s a;-;o when lie was perfnrtninfi regular but of late he wa.s all bU[ abandoned wrestling for olftciatlng. He has officiated here a number of times as A substitute for Meroucy. In the two one-fall preliminary boul.s that will precede the main event. Brown will tangle with Roy Welch and Kneilsen will batlle Joe Welch. TM1 THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Sox Offii'e Opens at 1 Week Night* Show Starts at 7:30 .Matinee S;tlunla> & SiiiiUa; at •> p.m. with continuous showing. f.a.--t Time Today "DON'T TRUST YOUR HUSBAND" with Frett MacMurrav and Madeleine Carroll "Somehow OLD FIT/GERALD spoil* me for anv other whiskrv!" say lioui lion-\M5o KciUuckr.ins e sour ina^l i[i.slini;l ive hitting wilh a three hil.s n was toixs for Luxora with Ihree hits in four trips. u IID lind in lliis gftimti Rot tlcd-iii-Konil a full-E>o<lieiI Knvor nol ciicoitnlur^fL in any oilier Ijratul. OLD FASHIONED.. ^s^S/^^t SIlTifl-WEUEB DISTIllKT . tOUISVltlf, KT. KENrUCKY STBAtGHT »OUI!8OM V/HI5KEY . 100 PROOf • BOITtED IN IOND Wlxson o<;iv Q nriipc sin"i UI:HN I.KAOIIK ' A!! Ninhl Game.s) Chimannopa at .Memphis. New Orleans a( Atlanta. Nashville al Little Rock. Mobile ai Birmingham. \.vrm\.-\i. I.I:AI;IIE Cincinnati al Boston. Chicago ai Brooklyn, night. St. Louis al New York. Pittsburgh ai Philadelphia. . Xesv York al Chicago, night. Philadelphia at Detroit. Boston a | Cleveland, ninht. lOnly games scheduled.) Craig cf Bowtleo Ib Gibson :ijj ... <% D- Dennis If' '... .'.'. H I>cmiis p I'ann p Totals Son Francisco Amateur Wins Public Links Meet LOS ANGELES. .July IB-./rv Kenneth Towns of San Francisco wears a sold medal, holds a silvei cup and chcrishses a golfing ambition today. He won I lie medal and possession nf the trophy for a year bv dc- [eatinu left hander Bill Bclser. a Kan Francisco waterfront policeman. 5 and 3. in the 36-hnlc tmals o/ Ihe U.S. Public Links tournament Saturday at I/xs Angeles' new . municipal rancho course. The ambition is to become a solf professional some day on the play- for-))lay tournament trial. But iic said that can wail until he tries a few more big amateur lourna- nu-nis. Alcoholir Fowdfr The word "alcohol" orisinallv meant • [H>wder." and was derived :vrtm Ilir Arabic word Tor a pCAvrlei used fo]- painting the eyebrows, ac- thc Encyclopedia Bnt- BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING LONVKS'I ADMISSION I'RPCE ANVWHKKB! Reserved Senls on Sale Hi lh« Legion Arena from 6 p.m Kvcry ,\1<mda.T Monday, July 18 ADULTS SOc - CHU.DKKN 15« New Slarting 1'ime S:lo BOX SKATS I5c KXTRA TAG MATCH BAD BOY BROWN and STOCKY KNEILSON i versus ROY WELCH and JOE WELCH Also Two 1-FaII 30-Minute Matches Roy Welch VI. Brown Joe Welch VI. Kneilson SKY SKY DRIVE-IN THEATER MONDAY IS "BUCK NIGHT" FOR ALL STUDEBAKER OWNERS All Studeboker Cars Admitted for Just $1 Monday Feature: "RACHEL AND THE STRANGER' Loretta Young Robert MUchum Bill Holden 2 Milei North of Blytheville — Regular Admission 50c Box Offie* Opens at 6:45 — Show Starts at 7:30 LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER •• .Miles North of BlythrviHe Box Office Opens at 6:45" Show Starts 1:30 5.asl Time Today "RACHEL AND THE STRANGER" wilh Lnrtlla VounR am! Robert Mitchum Tuesday and Wednesday "BLONDIE IN THE DOUGH" with Arthur I.akr arid Trnny Singleton NEW rto* Opuns rtcck Day* i;W p,r». ,\latin« Saturdar A Sunda? I p.m Conl Showing Manila, Ark. Slmw* 6VERV MGHl Last Time Today 'LITTLE WOMEN' with June Allyson Teler l.awtord, >larsar«t O'Brien Also Shorts Tuesday Only "I CHEATED THE LAW" with Tom Conw.iv BUVTHEVILLtS ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE. Stiuw Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Saturday :md Sunday: Continuuua showing from 1:00 p.m. I.asl Time Today (I)OIJBI.K JEATURE) "SINGAPORE" with Krci] MacAInrrajr anrl Ava Gardner 'JIGGS AND MAGGIE" IN SOCIETY" with ,loe, Vul« Kcnie C'iauo ami Wamla iMcKay. Also C'arlimn anrt • Late \Vnrlrt News Tuesday 'DAISY KENYON' wilh Joan Crawford, Dana .Andrews am! Henry Fonda Ota i ra Bot Office Open; «i 1: Show Starts at 7:30 l.nsl 1'ime Today "GENTLEMEN'S j AGREEMENT" Gre&orv Prck Dorothy McOltire John Garfleld \Varner News A Serial: Clip!. 7 of "BAT.MKN i ROBIN" Tiii'sday "RUSTY LEADS THE WAY" A Hoy's bfM fricnri... and a kid's only hope TpiJ Donaldson Sliaryn Moffctl

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