The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 4, 1946 · Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1046 Lord Boswell Derby Favorite Stoke* Highest Ever "In Kentucky Event For Lovers of Horses. His Favorite Bonnet rms Sftris I'd i tor LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 4. <UPI — ^1»e r rtchest Kentucky Derby In history came up today for Its 72nd khnukl running with a woman who t out for the glory rather than the •ftld vndmg three hordes after Col. fifat Winns blanket of roses. And the betting was eight to five Uut one of Mrs. Elizabeth Ardcn Qrftham's hopefuls would bring her Hrldom's greatest honor. She used hfcr cosmetic millions to engage three of the greatest jockeys in the •(tort and those who follow racing Yjere wondering how the combination of the three best horses in the Iftkee and three best riders could be tea ten. This is the year Mrs. Graham will h»ve to do it if she wants to win the rim -for the roses before 1948. fbt most of the horses upon which she was pinning her 1841 chances perished in the Chicago fhe Wed night. Arcaro Rides I-ord Boswtli So she is shooting with everything the has. Lord Boswell figured to be her leading bid so she put Eddie Arcaro, gunning for his fourth Der- hy victory, up on him. . Knockdown, her next best bet, will be piloted by Bobby Permanc •tad her outside shot, Perfect Bah- nim, will have Ted Atkinson in the saddle. . Should all 17 go to the post, which U unlikely in view of the almost sure prospects of a muddy track, the bet value to the winner will be $%,- , «•». ,E«cli horse declared out will subtract $1,000 from that amount, tut it wasn't the. money Mrs. Gra- luun was worrying about. She wnnts the glory of winning and of being the seventh woman in history to have a Derby winner. 1 Wee Admiral was almost sure to be scratched. Arthur Brent, trainer for .R. S. McLauehlin's three-year- pld, said definitely that the Admiral would not go if the truck ts muddy. And the only sure bet in Derbyvillc today was that the track would be muddy. Muddy Track Inevitable -,- It has been raining here since Monday and more rain was forecast for today. That also meant that jcbar may, be declared out but the ifsl of the field was expected to go. I Those who didn't like the triple sntry were going for Foxcatclra- farms' Hampden and William He- Its' Rippey. Hmnudcu, to be ricl- *en by Bob Jessop, was four to one in the morning line while Tllppcy, Dinner of the' Derby Trial here Tuesday, wa§ five to one. •The closest to them was Spy Song fet eight .to one'. A lot of people who Believe in history repeating itself Irere going for Pellicle, Hal Price ^teadley'S' ten to one shot. was.second in the Bine Grass Stakes »t Keencland last week, finishing Behind Lord .Boswell. But no horse SVer has come from winning the Blue Grass to take the Derby whcre- lis the second-place Blue Grass ftn- toier. has won the run for the roses jour,. limes. , ..;•..... ,Pour . horsos-v^Keiido'r, v:Al*orth, Murphy j.japcl*. .'poUa'ri^- d in the '/field '''At 'tp-to- High School Track Honors To Fort Smith LITTLE ROCK, May 4. (UP) — Fort, Smith racked up 38 1-2 points :)crc last night In the Arkansas h School track meet to break Little Hock's stilus; of 19 consecutive annual victories. The Fort Smtlli team was 13 points in arrears with five events to no but tied Hie count at 33 1-2 when Ken Holland won the 440- yard and 880-yard runs. A Fort Smith victory In the mile did the trick, with Little Rock trailing In the final check-up with 36 1-2 |x>lnls. Others teams In the class A meet were Camden 27, Smackover and Russelivllle 12 e ach. North Little Rock U, Helena and Benton five each, Mansfield four, Hot Springs three, and Van Buren one. Battxite won the class B division with 50 points. Lake Village counted 34, Atkins 22, Norphlet I'.'. 1-2, lloxle 11, Bald Knob and Ha- /cn six each, Grcenbrier five and Vllonia 21-2. The Lineup for Today's Derby LOUISVILLE. Ky.. May 4. <UPI—The field for today's 72ml running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs: (All carry 12(i pounds) ?P Horse Owner If Kcndor Mrs. D. Holllngswurth 2 Assault Kiny Ranch 3 n-Lord Boswell Maine Chaucc Farm 4f Alworth Mrs. H. P. Patterson 5 n-Pcrfcct Bahrain Maine Chance Farm Pioh. Odd.s 15 1B ( Si>y Song Ahunoixl Pellicle Wee Admiral With Plcn.surc n-KtlOL'kdown Daik Jungle Bob Murphy Kippey Mnrlne Victory Jobar JIanipclcn Dixiana Stiiblu A. C. Ernst 11. 1'. Headley liL-oltte Farm Maine Cluincc Fnrm L. B. Combs David Ferguson William Hells Bobanct Stable W. H. Fielding Foxcatcher Funns W. JohiiKon W. Motivlcns li. Arcaro O. Scurlock T. Atkinson .1. Lonedcn A. Klrklnnd G. HettlnBcr 1!. Watson C. Wahlcr n. Pcrtnnunc A. Loturco D. OoiLson P. Znfelt D. I'iKlRGlt J. R. Lnyton .1. Jessop 10-1 fi-1 though Leo Durochcr promised an "accent on youth" for the 194IJ edition of Brooklyn's favorite team, most of the league-leading Dodger's hits are rattling from the batr* of three veterans, statistics showed today. Brooklyn's team batting average of .281, highest in the National ! League, gets a big boost from old- ] timer Billy Herman's .405 which | leari.s the loop's individuals, from Augic Galan's .385 and from Fred I "Dixie" Walker's .381. In tile American League, the ague-lc'/ling Boston Red Sox also lead the way in team batting. The Sox, with three of the league's five top baiters, arc out-hlttlng the second-place New York Yankees by nearly 30 points. The Yankees, with a .259 club average, .are fourth in team batting. Trailing Herman in the National League's individual race are Walk- Mikcy WitPk of the Giants and Pelicans Trounce Memphis Chicks Travelers Lose Second To Split Double-header With Mobile Team. Ky KOI.ANK llnilfil Press Spo/ls Writer ATLANTA. Oa.. May 4. (UP) — he Atlanta at Chattanooga and Mobile at Little Rock doublehcadcrs were split last night as New Orleans gained a full game on the Memphis Chicks. The Cruckcrs rirop|>ed the first Rame to the Lookouts, 7 to 3, and won the second. 6 to 1, behind the three hit pitching of southpaw Earl McOowan. In the first game, Hardin Cothey won his fourth straight game of the year, limiting the Crackers to five hits. Little Rock took the first game from Mobile, 2 to 1, with the aid of a homer by Fred Hancock in the third and on pitcher Byers' four- hitler. And Mobile came back in the second to win, 10 to 4, with Clyde King getting credit for the win Julio Acosta was the losing pitcher New Orleans cut the Chick lent to one game a.s Pete Hiider anc Curtis Johnson kept eight safctle well scattered in a 5 to 3 Pelicai victory. Herman Drefs was the los er and was relieved by Jim Me Clure in the sixth for a pine hitter. After having their hurlers pounded for n hits Thursday night, the Birmingham Barons ixnmced on three Nashville pitchers last night for 15 hits and a 11 to 1 victory. Wally Gaddis coasted along, allowing nine hits. No games were scheduled today. Junior Legion Baseball Team To Play Sunday Blythevllle's American Legion Junior baseball team will meet llic Promised Land Independei^.s tomorrow afternoon, 3 o'clock, at le Promised Land diamond. Th e Juniors played their firs nine of the season last Sundaj 'Ith Osceola, losing by one iroin n<l the Promised Land team ha ost two games this season by larrow margin. The Blythcvillc team has ai dge on its opponents where pitch ers . nr e concerned. With a sla Jitcher, Randall Workman, ns til list choice, four other moundsuic are anxious to prove their agllit with the ball. There arc J. A. Uoyc West carries out his threat to quit." Bill BBker, sub pltclier, egular second baseman, has done ttle pitching this season. | Probable starting line-up tomor- ow it: • I Blythevilie Promised Land Slanbei ry 1 b Hardy Smith 2b Baker Wix.son si Duclr.s Caldwcll :ij Ashby Hood Jr Beard Allen c f Mullen Dates rt II. West 'ostcr c .. John Duclos Kenneth Prultt, D. J. McLcod an John Brnclley. Promised Land, going to an oppo site extreme, with only two pitcl crs. it looks as if the substitute ' will have to take over If Fritz CHICK THEATRE 'Where Happiness Cost! So Little" W«rk n*Tx: St»rt« U T ». m. Yesterday's Results s- SOUTHKRN LEAGUE New Orleans 5. Memphis 3. Chattanooga 7-1. Atlanta 3-6. Little Rock 2-4. Mobile 1-10. ' Birmingham 11, Nashville 7. AMKKICAN LKAGUK Chicago 8, Philadelphia 5. Boston 9. Cleveland 4. New York 2, Detroit 0. St. Louis 5, Washington 1. NATIONAL I.KAvil'l-: Pittsburgh 3. Boston 2. Chicago 1, New York 0. Philadelphia 1. Cincinnati 0. Brooklyn at St. Louis, rain. B-51 Bill Wlctclmann with .370, and Stan Muslal of the Cards with .368. •(0-1 8-5 8-1 :in-i 10-1 20-1 n-r> 20-1 70-1 5-1 20-1 vn-i 4-1 NOTE: I—Field, ii-Maine Chance Knriri entry. Tag Teams To Tangle in Legion Arena Tex Riley nml Henry Ham-l ui'i? booked opposite dins Betkns niir! Loo Newman in a tng match Mon- <iuy night at the. Atnuvican Lcgiaii Areuu- BeU:ns, sclindnlcd to appear licre last week, wns not released by the Florida Circuit in time to mnke it. Dodgers Hold Batting Honors In National NEW YOliK, Mny 4. iUP>—AI- Local Golfers To Tour Links In Dyersburg The American League biitling leaders are Joe DiMnggio of the 'keel iox with .369 and Hal Wagner of the Rcrt Sox with .304. The junior circuit imkc.s a clean ;wecp of innjor league pitching .uatlcr.shi]) with Spud Chandler of :lic Yankees and MunrS** Harris of the Red Sox postinK four victories against no clefeat.s. whiU 3 both Joe nobsoii of the -Red Sox and Sam • Zoldak of the Br^y-ns have won three and lost honel- NATIONAL LEAGUK flronklyn , . St. Louis . . Hoslnn . Chicago . Pittsburgh . New York . Cincinnati . Pliiladelpliia W. . 10 . 9 L. ret Renrt Courier News Want Ads. With ideal golfing weather nt hand, meml>ers of the local club arc preparing for a number of interesting inter-club matches first of whicjh will be played tomorrow at Dycrsburg. Tcnn. More than 20 BlytheviUe players are expected to tee off at I o'clock from the beautiful Dycrsburg Country club course. It was announced today by Wendell Eaton local pro. '/Other matches arc planned will golfers of clubs at Jonesboro, Kcn- nctt. Mo., and Memphis during the Summer Reason. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at New York. .583 ' Cleveland at Boston. .533' Chicago nt Philadelphia. .438 St. Louis nt Washington. .4?J NATIONAL LEAGUE 4jS New York at Chicago. .286 _ Brooklyn nt St. Louis. Philndc-lphift at Cincinnati. Boston nt Pittsburgh. WRESTLING BlytheviUe Legion Arena Monday, May 6, 8:15 p, m. Adults, 36c, Tax 9o— Total 45c. Referred Seats 12c, Tax 3e— Total, 15e. ChUdren's SeaU IZc, Tax Jc, Reserved Seats- on Sale at the Legion Arena Every Monday From 6 p. m. on TAG MATCH Barrel and Riley r*. Newman and Belkas Also 2 One-Fall 30-Minutc Matches HENRY HARREL vs. CHRIS BELKAS TEX RILEY YS. LEO NEWMAN demonstrated murks-' Rllcy -last , week that !h c '4 ; is "still 'an cipcrt cia'n ',with( his 'feet; They proved to j . orlc - ' be ; lots' of grief lo'BJil Cozzcl and' in them -and Pellicle were Lco Newman. Rllcy is an all around? £sUreV- Assault, Mnniond. Boocl wrps tler and knows ho*- to make teamwork click with flawless llminB, his admirers claim, Harrel is speedily making himself si reputation of being i Admiral, Derjc Jungle and Mn- ie; Victory. --•'':. pQnly.; prtp Jockey. assignment was Hot definite'. "" Sh&ulcV Nick Wall be available he will ride Jobar. Other- Wise it will be J. R. Layton up on that outsider. While the weather was bad this first post-war running of the Derby promised to draw one of the larp-|ponent is usually an crowds in racing history. At for a simple body pin. clean skillful matman. He's rip in there with the rough stuff too. His wicked punch has devastating effect on his opponents. After \\". gets a few of them home his op- easy vlct'.m feast 100,000 of the people who J«mmcd Louisville from street cor- her to street corner were expected to crowd into Churchill Downs. And lhat meant • that a very fortunate few—something like a thousand or Bclkas, stationed at DlytheviUe Army Air Field at one lime wlillo in the service, is widely known by the fans here. This will be his. first appearance 1 here in sevcvot weeks. He has a skillful partner for actually would see the running his return match and will find him the race, scheduled for G:13 p m.) rc ady to assist him in any stlua- tion.' Also on the card preceding th' 1 fcstern Daylight Time. The others (fill be hopelessly lost in the jam for the mutucl windows and points of advantage. the Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEACUK W. 1,. Memphis 11 G Hew Orleans 12 7 Chattanooga 11 8 Atlanta ...11 9 jtoivillc 9 8 tittle Rock 8 0 Hirmingham 612 Mobile . , 4 15 AMERICAN LEAGUE ... W. I,. Boston Hew York : Jit. Louis Detroit Chicago Cleveland Washington . .. Hiitadelphia . .. LET'S FLY It's a Great Sport Fun for ALL 14 12 8 7 G 5 5 Pet. .647 .632 .579 .530 .52') .471 .33:i .211 Pet. .824 .70H .500 .4(57 .42!) main event nre t\vo ono-fall 30-min- utc preliminary matches. Harvel nncl Bclkas arc in opposite corners Tor the first and Rilcy will t on Newman in the second. The first preliminary is to start at 8:15 p.m. Passenger Flights $2.00 At Sec The 1946 Piper Cub Special Today's Games SOIJTHKRN date. LEXINGTON. Mo. (UPi — A Rhode Island hen. originally purchased for eating purposes, has gained a temporary "slay of execution." Immediately alter she was purchased by Vcrnon Van Camp. Hit hen started laying OURS. In nin c days the box score w.vs eight eggs. In fact, six of the eight HOOD FLYING SERVICE Phone 2717 • Stewart Field Highway IS Kiist NOTICE! RESIDENTS OF ARKANSAS! BOYETT DDT Spraying Co. IS NOW EQUIPPED TO SERVE V)U I>un to the fnct it is twice as hard for ;i veteran of World War II to RO into business as it is for any other person, I am just opening for business and would appreciate your patronage. I have secured the best i» DDT insecticide :' ; ' ' powder and Liquid. It is (he same type we used : in the European theatre of war and also hein& . ; . .' -" .used-in ihe Pacific iheaire of operations by our ': \ \ ;.' ; : arm*d forces to combat insects. This type of . : ' DOT is now being u£ed by the government on ',-_-. ;_, ^ . ,.;•;_ _..farms. . :' , , ,.-.,-, ~. .' . ."-. - •,.' -.-.. v"^--.\ I am equipped to spray or dust anything you wish to be dusted or sprayed, especially homes, business places, gardens, barns, chicken coops, shrubbery, ditches and outhouses. I am also proud to announce that I have veterans working: for me, wha have just been discharged from the Army. Why Poy More Than.Necessary to Gcf Your Property Cleaned of Pesty Insects? (.'all 3602 today and I will come or send a representative to see you and give you an estimate on your properly to be .sprayed. Gco. (Buddy) Boyetf, Owner Office Temporarily Located at III K. Vine St. Phone 3602 i . .38i'ci;gs were dovblc-yolked. .357] Van Camp hasn't made any dcf- .250 initc plaas for the hen's Inturr. CASH BUYERS for YOUR PROPERTY! For a quick sale sec me. 1 have buyers for fiomcs. List your property with me. My commission is 57c- 1 have no sidelines. H. C. CAMPBELL Office l*i S«. Second rhones 4IG or 2330 HAYS IMPLEMENT CO. 2M E. Main, Blytheville, Ark., Phone 2001 SALES AND SERVICE OF J. I. CASE EQUIPMENT Just Received a shipment of CASE HAMMER FEED MILLS • Inch $105; 10 inch $129.50 A MEMORY AN ELtPHAHT? \ If you don't have a long memory, you'd better make a list now of the binder and combine parts you'll need for next season'* harvest. Certain parts are hard to get but, if you give us your list now, well have them ready for you before cutting starts. ; There's no point in risking delays and crop !os*e«. Get your equipment in imooth running condition early. McCORMlCK-DEERINS MACHINES PARTS AND SERVICE DELTA IMPLEMENT COMPANY Blyrit«vill«, Ark. ItJ McCORMICK-DEERING MACHINES, PARTS AND SERVICE FOR SALE! Kill Time Today LAWLESS VALLEY" with GeorBe O'Brien "NITE CLUB GIRL" with Billy Dunn, .ludy Clark erial: "Haiders of Ghost City" No. 4; Also Cartoon SATURDAY OWL SHOW Slurls 11:30 P.M. 'The BODY SNATCHER' witli Boris KarlofT and Bela Luxosi Sunday and Monday "GIRL CRAZY" with Mickey Kooney and Judy Garland Also News and Short II New Theater Manila's Finest Shows KVEKY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Saturday • . "ENEMY of the LAW" with Tex Kilter a nit Dave O'Brien SERIAL and COMEDY Admission Uc and 30c Saturday Owl Show CRIME of the CENTURY wiih Stephanie Bachelor I'LUS COMEDY Sondmv •"<! MondaT "CINDErr.LLA JONES" with 3m-i Leslie and Robert Aids' 1 Ki:U'S> and COMKDY ' ' RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:00; Picture starts at 1:15. SUNDAY, MON'OAY, TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY TheBells TRAVfRS WnilAM CARGAN orwi Oi(«red by ItO MtCAKY ' RKO News & Short 16 Gn. Corrugated Slecl Culverts in 16 Ft. Lengths with Connecting hands. They're Lighter than Concrete, Easier to Install and Will Last a Lifetime. CALL OR WRITE — LEE WILSON & CO. Phone 18 Wilson, Ark. Open 7; Starts 7:39 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED BONDED AND INSURED { 24-Hour TAXI SERVICE CALL 968 Time Today 'Lightning Raiders' Hunter Crabhr, Al ] Fni7,y" St. .Tohn Serial: "The Master Key" Also Shorts Satarday Midnight Show Starts 1 ( r. M. The Flying Serpent 1 George Zncco, Ralph Lewis Also Shorts Snnrt«v an Continuous Show Sand a B*Un*4 Street Bill Wundcrlieh _ Bar R«Mn**n'i Drag BUn 'Frenchman's Creek' (In Technicolor) Joan Fontaine, Artnro deCordova Paramount News; Also Shorts .„__ }

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